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MARCH 29, 1913



Miss Charlotte, the five year old daughter of Mr and Mrs A E Russell, entertained a number of children friends Saturday on the occasion of her birthday.

Miss Alice Virginia, little daughter of Mr and Mrs Bright had a birthday party Saturday afternoon at their Mineral street home. About 25 children attended. She got numerous nice gifts.


Mr and Mrs Olin Cox, of Chicago Junction, O, who have been visiting his father, John R Cox, at Brushy Run, were here over Sunday night. From here they went to Keyser where they will visit relatives for several days before returning to their home.

Mrs B J Baker ran a splinter into her thumb some days ago, which continued to get worse until her arm become affected, but after having her thumb lanced she improved and now doing all right.

It was a pleasure to see our friend Major Frank Breathed, on the streets the other day. It is the first time he has been out for months, but he is again rapidly gaining strength, and his many friends hope he will soon be his former self

Mrs D W Babb, of Williamsport, recently sold her three year old cattle for 7 cents per pound

Jesse Welton of Ohio brought of Geo Smith & Bros 40 head of cattle, part steers and heifers, threes this spring, delivery this fall, and price, so we are informed, 7 cents.


Mayor F H Babb has a new auto, a Buick touring car of the latest model. It is a beautiful dark wine color.

P H Keys spent Sunday in Cumberland

Rex W Lauck went to Washington today to visit his brother W Jett Lauck

Eddie Ravenscroft has resumed work with the B&O RR company here as stenographer at the shops office

Mrs Minnie Sloan of Petersburg is spending a few days with relatives and friends here

Master James Cavitt spent the weekend as a guest of his uncle D A Arnold at Knobley Farms

Editor W R Morris of the Davis News spent Saturday and Sunday here. He came here to visit and arrange for the care of his aged father, James Morris, who is declining from old age.

Mrs Harry Fonner, of Cumberland, was at Reynolds Friday and Saturday demonstrating the world famous "Gossard" corset. She was very liberally patronized and will visit this town often in the future at regular intervals.

W T Arnold, who represents the Marietta Chair Co got home here Saturday. He had been held for some time at Whitmer on account of two bridges on the Dry Fork railroad being washed away. He says the flood damage in that country is considerable.

Miss Pauline Wilson, who was home from school at Frederick Md for the Easter vacation, returned to school today.

Miss Minola Reimley Hatch, teacher of elocution in the Prep school, went to Rowlesburg Friday on a short visit

Mrs Geo W Cheshire, of Belington, who has been visiting here, returned yesterday.

The funeral of Mrs Jos Malcom, aged 29 years, who died Thursday morning, took place Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock from her late home. Services were conducted by her pastor, Rev A O Price. Interment was in Queen's Point cemetery

Mrs J G Smith of James street is suffering severely from a badly scalded arm

Mrs Thomas Dixon, of McCoole, who was operated on at the Hoffman hospital a short time ago has returned home

Mr and Mrs H Yost and Mrs Albert Neville returned Saturday from a weeks visit to Mr Yost's parents at Berkeley Springs.

Mr and Mrs Jacob Sobraske returned Saturday from a weeks visit at Garrett, Ind

Mr and Mrs Will Jackson returned Saturday from a visit of two weeks at Montana Mines

Mr and Mrs George Layman have returned from a visit down in Virginia

Mr and Mrs John Main are Cumberland visitors today

J H Shaffer, who has been sick and in the time visiting relatives at Rowlesburg, returned Saturday, accompanied by his nephew, Francis Shaffer

Mrs L L Edgell made a special trip to Cumberland the week end

Mrs George W Bane and Mrs J C Sanders were visitors to Cumberland Saturday

Jesse Welton, of Washington Court House, Ohio, spent several days here this week on his way home from a visit to his native home at Petersburg. He has been waiting here until trains can be gotten through

Mrs Jane Boggs, of Pinto, paid relatives here a visit Friday and left that evening for Baltimore on a visit

Mrs Sallie B Carskadon is seriously ill at her palatial suburban residence on Radical Hill. Two nurses are in attendance. She is 75 years old and very feeble.

H G Fisher is having his house on South Main street, recently damaged by fire, repaired.

Ira Thomas has moved to E street

Asa Riley has moved into a home recently bought of H G Fisher, on C street

Walter Hackett, of Piedmont, has rented the Trout property on C street

Miss Sadie Paris was a Sunday visitor of Mrs W R Paris' up New Creek

Miss Ella Mae Johnson, teacher of the Oakmont school, is here on a visit to Mrs A R Rinehart, her school having closed Friday

Miss Florence Markwood, of Ridgeville, is a guest at Mr J H Markwood's

Mr and Mrs Roy Warner attended the funeral of her grandfather at Martinsburg Saturday


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