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JANUARY 2, 1913


TRANSCRIBED BY CANDY SHILLINGBURG
13 APRIL 2003


B&O SHOP NOTES

Twenty three car-loads of lumber were unloaded by the Store-room Department during December. The smallest car contained 11,000 feet while the largest contained 31,000.

Santa Claus certainly was good to "Uncle Pete." He asked for 15 caboose doors and received 24, also a good supply of sash. After the doors were received Uncle Pete assisted by his son Re-Pete stored them away over head. After the last door was put away Uncle Pete said, "Well the last one is up there," and his son answered, "and so am I." Re-Pete had stacked the doors all around him so he could not get down.

Helper Geo Householder did not report for duty Monday morning and our tool driver Mr Joe Dickle was called upon to take his place. Joe filled his new position with grace and style.

Re-Pete finished a warehouse truck Monday. Painters will paint it, and stamp the weight.

Foreman E A Rice, who has been off duty nursing a vaccinated arm several days, was calling on some of the boys at noon Tuesday. He says with force that the Giants will win the pennant in 1913.

Mr Chas M Fletchar, agent for the Metropolitan Life Insurance Co, was saw in and about the shop Tuesday.

Tuesday at noon the Rowlesburg wreck crane came to town and put a Long John on that was off on the 7.

All day Tuesday we saw men with their left hand on their hearts and their right hands perpendicular and saying, "Never Again."

The old saying is what you do on the first day of the New Year you will do all the year. Joe Dickle didn't work on the first we noticed.

Foreman H W Woolfe is back in the harness again after being off sick

We accepted a kind invitation to visit the store room, work shop and office now being fitted up for electricians W T Wells and Billy Liller. The building being fitted up was once the abode of the old air compressor, and the work is being done by the above mentioned mechanics. A great many shelves are being put up along the north-east wall of the building, also in the center will be put a large work table made of the finest lumber obtainable at the car shop. In the west corner over looking the engine room will be the office. This will be strickly up to date containing a calendar and one lead pencil.

Groundhog day will be the next Holiday boy's.

We have not time and space to say that Billy Liller has put a new torch on the merry-go-round.


THE ELECTION

Keyser is all excitement today. Around both precincts are crowds of men talking about what has been done in the past year and what might have been done. There are good tickets in the field, either of which would take very good care of Keyser this year. If one desired to scratch he could select any man from ether ticket and be sure he is right.


DINNER PARTY

Mrs De Vires entertained most delightful at a family dinner party yesterday at Hotel Reynolds. Covers were laid for 25 and the table was beautifully decorated with smilax and carnations. Among those present were Mrs Sidney G Mugler, of Grafton; Mrs Geo E Leps, Mrs Bertie Frye, Mr and Mrs Herbert Sinsel, of Cameron; Miss Madolin Sinsel, Mrs Mary Whitehill, Miss Fan Leps, Mr and Mrs Harry Leps, Dr Clay Leps, of Fairmont; Mr and Mrs Louis Leps, Mr and Mrs T B Leps and daughter, Mr Richard and Fred Carskadon, Mr and Mrs Clyde Rector and two sons and Mr and Mrs C K De Vires.


PARCELS POST

C C Clevenger First to Send and the Romig Drug Co First to Receive

C C Clevenger, our popular hill merchant, was the first one to send a parcels post package from Keyser office. Many packaged have been mailed since. The Romig Drug Co received the first package delivered from this office. The package contained drugs.


NOTICE

NOTICE is hereby given that a meeting of the citizens of the towns of Keyser and South Keyser will be held in the Council Chamber in the Town of Keyser on Wednesday evening, January 8th 1913, to hear read the proposed charter of the City of Keyser, which has been prepared by the Committee appointed for that purpose. A copy of the charter will be on file in the Council Chamber, where anyone interested are invited to be present at the public meeting and inform themselves of the provisions of the proposed charter.

F H Babb, Mayor of Keyser
L H Stafford, Mayor of S. Keyser


THE CONFEDERATE VETERAN

The United Daughter of the Confederacy are working hard to erect a fitting Monument at Keyser, W Va, in memory of the Confederate soldiers who fought and died for what they understood to be right. This undertaking is a worthy one and should be encouraged and helped by every citizen of the town, and anyone can give them a years subscription to the "Veteran," nothing like it in the whole country-A clear, bright, interesting magazine, worth more than a dollar a year to any one who reads it. Be kind enough to help the Daughters build the Monument and the people of Keyser will always be proud of it.

W D Barger


PERSONALS

Mrs A Snyder and daughter, Miss Leadazell have returned from their visit to Moscon

Mrs Will Koelz and daughter, have gone to Parkersburg to visit her parents

Mr J B Gillam was operated on at the Allegany hospital at Cumberland

Miss Jareth Liller attended the County Ball in Cumberland Tuesday

Charles Simpson, the general salesman of the Pittsburgh Provision Co, is in town today

Miss Bessie Abernethy of Baltimore is visiting her sister Mrs J I Snyder

Mr and Mrs Fred Starns will move from Orchard street into Miss Ella Whitford's house on Piedmont street

Miss Ruth Taylor one of the Faculty of the Lewisburg Seminary and who has been spending the Holidays with girl friends at Keyser returned to Lewisburg this morning by way of Washington

Mr F C Smoot, of Fredericks, was in town yesterday

The outgoing jailer Edward Rogers turned over to his successor, Mr W R Taylor, Wednesday with 13 prisoners to care for. This is the largest number to be confined in our jail as far as we can learn, for some time, but nearly all are charged with minor or trivial offenses.

The young daughter of Mrs Liller, a widow lady in McCoole, was buried this afternoon in Queen's Point Cemetery with services at the home conducted by Rev Hammond of the U B church.

Policeman Luke Smith and wife took dinner Wednesday with the family of Simon Umstot in the county and had a pleasant time. They visited the school taught by Frank Urice, in the afternoon and made a picture of the school children and the county school house.


MARRIAGES

HALTERMAN-KESSEL

Mr Sidney Burt Halterman, of Mathias W Va, and Miss Ura Belle Kessel, of Kessel, W Va, were married yesterday afternoon at 3 o'clock by Rev G E Brown, at the Bedford street M P church parsonage, Cumberland.


FOR THE LADIES

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The Price is 50c
Call on Mrs Minnie Kaplon
109 and 111 Armstrong St.


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