MINERAL DAILY NEWS
KEYSER W VA
SATURDAY, MAY 10, 1913
B&O SHOP NOTES
Well, that much talked of mule or the mill finally arrived and has been put up. Iy certainly did play the part "Maud" Monday, but since that time has settled down a little.
We were up in the lumber yard, and heard a noise that sounded like a belled cow. On looking around, we saw it was our Shop Fire Co practicing with their new reel.
Mike says, "You have to tell lies to work at a car shop." You are right Mike.
C W Neville has returned to work.
Carpenter Henry Clark has a new black hat. How many steps is it from the depot to the shop, Henry?
One of our men ran a splinter in his hand, and the shop surgical staff was quickly called, and all agreed that the only way to get it out was to pull it out. Then a dispute arose as to which one shall do it. While the dispute was on the man pulled it himself.
Wednesday, our mill dressed out some timbers for the new silk mill.
Thursday, Joe Dickel lost 3 pounds in 2 minutes. Joe has had the toothache for the past 8 months and has suffered untold pain. 6 months ago, our shop dentist Dr Fisher wanted to pull the tooth but Joe said "I will suffer a few more months before I will have it done." Joe was set on DR Fisher's anvil for a chair while our shop firemen M F Stone held his Aranckles down. Joe weighed 178 pounds before the pulling, now he weighs 175.
NO CHANCE FOR FISH IN THE POTOMAC RIVER
Declaring that the Potomac River was one of the places where fish do not have a chance because they cannot get through nets to their spawning grounds. Dr Hugh M Smith, commissioner of fisheries, points to the need of laws such as that in force in North Carolina. There only two portion of stream may be covered with nets. The remaining one third is left to enable the fish to get up the rivers.
More than 113,000,000 shad eggs have been handled this season at the government's hatchery at Edenton, NC, it was said. This is declared to be a record, and it is estimated that the total may run up to nearly 200,000,000 before the spawning period is over. The hatchery is being filled to capacity, it is said.
"This remarkable take of shad eggs this year," said Dr Smith, " Is due to the fact that NC has adopted such liberal and advanced laws for the protection of migratory fish, such as the shad, striped bass, herring and others. Whereas a few years ago most of the fish on their way to the spawning grounds were captured in nets which stretched across the waterways, today the law requires that one third the width of the stream be kept free of nets. This gives the fish a chance.
"At Havre De Grace, Md, where we have the largest capacity shad hatchery, we took last year less than 20,000,000 shad eggs, because there is no law protecting the fish as they come up the susquehanna. The same is true in the Potomac and elsewhere." Washington Star.
Names are slow coming in for candidates before the May 20th primaries in Keyser. Tonight at 10 o'clock the list in Mr H L Arnold's hands will be closed. Up to this time the names of F H Babb, for mayor, and Dr E V Romig, Col Geo T Carskadon, and Warren Harr for councilmen have been recorded.
SURPRISED THEIR FRIENDS
A genuine surprise was given the may friends of Mr Don Davis, who has just closed a term of 4 years as deputy sheriff under his father, I O Davis, in Mineral county, who was married on April 18 at Wheeling by the pastor of the Zane street M E church, to Miss Gertrude B, daughter of Mrs M E Tracy of Pittsburgh. The bride is a popular young girl socially.
The facts came to light last night when Mr and Mrs Davis came here from Piedmont and took rooms at Mr W F Giffin's on Davis street.
Soon his Bachelor Club member friends and others assembled and for an hour or more gave the happy pair a rousing reception.
Friends by hundreds join in hearty good wishes for Mr and Mrs Davis.
"The Great Railroad Collision" today. "The Last Blockhouse" coming Monday. At the Pickwick.
MOTHER'S DAY WILL BE OBSERVED BY KEYSER CHURCHES
First M E church, Davis St, Sunday May 11th, 1913.
11am Service in memory of our mothers.
7pm Epworth League Leader, Miss Maude Blair.
8pm Whitsunday. The birthday of the Christian church.
The pastor urges all the members and friends of the church to attend these services. Frank H Havenner, Pastor.
Mother's Day will be observed Sunday morning at 11 o'clock at the United Brethren Church on South Mineral street. The public cordially invited. R S Hammond, Pastor.
New Contracts-Keyser Pharmacy, J A Glaze, New ads, J W Wolford, Music Hall, The Sincell Co, M Kline.
Yesterday evening at 4 o'clock, Miss Mary Catherine, daughter of Mayor and Mrs F H Babb, at her home on Mineral St, celebrated her 9th birthday with a party. Very many boy and girl friends congregated to enjoy with her the pleasures of the occasion. Nice refreshments were served. Miss Babb got numerous nice presents.
Col Reid of Cumberland was in the city yesterday on business.
Mrs Michael Dugan left on 55 for Fairmont to visit her daughter.
Mrs Will Greenholt visited her friend, Mrs H O Thrush, at her beautiful country home at the Spring yesterday.
John Carr and sister, Miss Emma, were at Terra Alta yesterday attending the funeral of a friend.
Mrs Blanche Owens and daughter, after spending several weeks with her parents, Mr and Mrs Akers, returned to her home at Shepherdstown today.
Lace curtains in pretty patterns at I M LONG'S.
E J Wolf returned last night from Oakland, where he went to visit his sick father.
Mr and Mrs Henry Clark and daughter, Mildred, attended a birthday social at W E Ravenscrafts in McCoole last evening.
Mr and Mrs Joseph Sobraske were in Cumberland yesterday.
Jno. J Idleman, the Scherr merchant, with his son, Jesse, were here over last night on business. Mr Idleman reports satisfactory trade conditions in his part of Grant county.
Mr and Mrs R T Kauffman returned yesterday evening from Cumberland, where they have been visiting their daughter, Mrs Willie Firlie, of Virginia Ave who is sick.
O H Hoffman Jr, went to Baltimore today where he will enter a hospital for treatment. About two years ago he sustained a severe injury to his leg while engaged in practice at the Prep Gymnasium. The injury has given him considerable trouble ever since, but the exact cause has at last been decided upon after he consulted a number of physicians, his father among them, who suggested the operation.
Cereal products of the very best brands, have plenty of shelf room in our store. You can't better prices anywhere, either. C W SCHAFFENAKER & SON.
A slightly used high grade piano for sale at a great reduction in price. Convenient terms. W C PIFER 65 ARMSTRONG ST.
PONY AND CART FOR SALE
A well trained animal 50 inches high with runabout, harness, and equipment for driving complete. Call, phone or write Wm. G Paul, Westernport Md.
The Woman's Guild of the Episcopal church will be glad to get all the old newspapers and magazines they can. Notify Mrs J Z Terrell or any member of the Guild, and they will be called for.
PASTURE FOR STOCK
Can furnish Blue grass pasture for 15 or 20 head of stock. 2 ½ miles from Keyser. See Ritchie and Tyler.
Plumbing- For Gas, Water and Heat done by expert mechanics, Write or Phone for terms and plans. C C Arbogast, Keyser W Va.
IS UP AND PRICES STILL
BETTER GET IN YOUR ORDERS NOW.
KEYSER, W VA
GREEN GOODS AND TROPICAL FRUITS
FLORIDA CABBAGE PER POUND-----------------------------5C
FLORIDA TOMATOES PER POUND---------------------------15C
CUT LETTUCE PER POUND--------------------------------------20C
GREEN ONIONS, 3 BUNCHES------------------------------------10C
RADISHES, 2 BUNCHES--------------------------------------------10C
RHUBARB (HOME GROWN) 3 BUNCHES--------------------10C
CUBAN PINEAPPLE--------------------------------------15C AND 18C
IMPORTED EXTRA FANCY LEMONS, DOZ------------------35C
TRANSCRIBED BY CANDY SHILLINGBURG
JULY 18, 2002
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