EXCERPTS FROM KEYSER TRIBUNE
JULY –  AUGUST 1914

 

17 JULY

JOHN F DAYTON DEAD

REV JOHN F DAYTON, AGED ABOUT 74 YEARS, DIED WED NIGHT AT 12:30 AM, JULY 16, 1914 AT HIS HOME AT 21ST BRIDGE AFTER A LONG ILLNESS.  MR DAYTON WAS ONE OF MINERAL COUNTY’S OLD AND RESPECTED CITIZENS.  HE WAS A SON OF THE LATE REV ROLAND DAYTON.

HE WAS A LOCAL MINISTER IN THEM E CHURCH, AND HIS SERVICES WERE OFTEN IN DEMAND AT FUNERALS AND LOCAL WORK.

 

REV DAYTON WAS BORN AT HEADSVILLE, WHERE HE GREW TO MANHOOD, AND AFTER RAILROADING FOR A FEW YEARS HE MOVED TO HIS PRESENT FARM.  HE IS A MEMBER OF THE A O K OF THE M C AND WAS HIGH UP IN THE ORDER, BEING PAST SUPREME COMMANDER.  HE WAS ALSO A MEMBER OF THE JR O U A M.  BOTH ORDERS WILL ATTEND THE FUNERAL IN A BODY.  HE ALSO SERVED THE COUNTY AS A MEMBER OF THE COUNTY COURT ONE TERM.

BESIDES HIS WIFE FOUR CHILDREN SURVIVE, MR J W DAYTON, MRS J M HARDY, MR R T DAYTON OF CUMBERLAND, AND MRS CHAS E DAYTON OF NEWARK OHIO, WHO WAS HERE A FEW DAYS AGO, AND THE FOLLOWING SISTERS ALSO SURVIVE:  MRS PHILIP FLETCHER, MRS GEO MIERS, MRS CHARLOTTE MOOMAU, MR S ELIZABETH RAVENSCRAFT AND MRS ROLAND DAYTON.

THE FUNERAL SERVICES WILL TAKE PLACE AT THE CHURCH AT LOCUST GROVE, SAT MORNING AT 10:00, AND INTERMENT WILL BE MADE IN THE DAYTON CEMETERY NEARBY.

 


MRS C W SCHAFFENAKER, WHO HAS BEEN IN THE HOFFMAN HOSPITAL FOR SOME TIME, IS IMPROVING GRADUALLY NOTWITHSTANDING THE SEVERE HEAT.  SHE HOPES TO BE ABLE TO RETURN TO HER HOME WITHIN A WEEK.


MRS HUGH BOTHWELL

MRS ELIZABETH BOTHWELL, AGED 57, WIFE OF MR HUGH BOTHWELL, A FARMER WHO RESIDES NEAR WESTERNPORT MD, DIED LAST NIGHT AT 9:O’CLOCK AT THE WESTERN MD HOSPITAL, FOLLOWING A PROTRACTED ILLNESS AND AN OPERATION FOR INTESTINAL DISEASE.  SHE IS SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND, ONE BROTHER, CHAS WAMSLEY OF OAKLAND AND THREE SISTERS, MRS EDWARD HAMILL, OF KEYSER WV; MRS LEE FRANKLIN AND MRS SPRIGG OF WESTERNPORT.  CUMB NEWS OF 15TH.


INCIDENTALS ON THIS PAGE

MRS D W MICHAEL, OF MEYERWSDALE , CAME MON MORNING BEING SUMMONED BY THE ILLNESS OF HER FATHER, CAPT A A BRILL OF MUTON RUN, WHO IS IN A CRITICAL CONDITION.

 

LUCY ELLEN RACEY, INFANT DAUGHTER OF MR AND MRS EARL RACY, DIED LAST THURS.  BURIAL WAS AT EBENEZER FRI.

 

DAILY FISHER, SON OF MR AND MRS R S FISHER, AND MISS MAUD JACKSON, YOUNGEST DAUGHTER OF MRS L H JACKSON, BOTH OF THIS PLACE, WERE MARRIED AT THE PARSONAGE OF THE M E CHURCH SOUTH, WED NIGHT LAST SAT 9:30 O’CLOCK.  THEY LEFT NEXT MORNING FOR A WEDDING TRIP TO DAVIS AND OTHER POINTS.


SPRINGFIELD

 

E A MCGLATHERY OF WINCHESTER, SPENT A FEW DAYS IN TOWN LAST WEEK.

 

MRS C J BLUE LEFT SAT FOR MT LAKE PARK, WHERE SHE WILL VISIT HER MOTHER, MRS ISAAC KUYKENDALL.

 

MRS IDA MITCHEL OF BALTIMORE IS A GUEST AT THE HOME OF N B GUTHRIE.

 

MR AND MRS WILLARD MOSSMAN, OF NY CITY, ARE OCCUPYING THE OLD HOUSE ON THE MILLESON’S MILL PROPERTY FOR THE SUMMER.  THEIR OUTING WILL CONTINUE THROUGH JULY AND AUGUST.  MR MOSSMAN IS AN EASTERN TRAVELING REPRESENTATIVE OF THE M K AND T RR.

 

MISS MARY SHANNON RETURNED SUN FROM THREE CHURCHES WHERE SHE HAS BEEN VISITING MR AND MRS FRANK HEISKELL.

 

MRS STARKEY OF ATHENS CO OHIO, FORMERLY MISS MARY CHANEY OF THIS NEIGHBORHOOD, WAS CALLING ON FRIENDS IN TOWN LAST TUES.

 

REV B H FRANKLIN, OF MADISON TENN, HAS ACCEPTED THE CALL EXTENDED TO HIM BY THE SPRINGFIELD, FRANKFORT AND MT BETHEL PRESBYTERIAN CHURCHES, AND ADVISES THAT HE WILL BE HERE TO FILL PULPIT ON THE FIRST SUN IN AUG.

 

MRS N B GUTHRIE AND SON, RALPH, HAVE RETURNED FROM DAVIS, WHERE THE LATTER WAS TAKEN SOME WEEKS AGO TO UNDERGO AN OPERATION FOR APPENDICITIS.

 

MRS DAVID ARNOLD OF KNOBLEY FARM, MINERAL CO, WAS HERE SUN ORGANIZING A WOMAN’S FOREIGN MISSIONARY SOCIETY AMONG THE LADIES OF THE METHODIST CHURCH.


 

JULY 27

 

DIED THIS MORNING

MRS GEO B NEWHOUSE, DIED AT HER HOME ON ARGYLE STREET THIS MORNING ABOUT 8’OCLOCK, AFTER A LINGERING ILLNESS FROM TUBERCULOSIS.  SHE BUT RECENTLY RETURNED FROM HOPEMONT, NEAR TERRA ALTA, WHERE IT WAS LEARNED THAT HER CONDITION WAS HOPELESS.

FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS HAVE NOT AS YET BEEN COMPLETED, AND THE NEWS WILL PUBLISH A FULL ACCOUNT TOMORROW.





PIEDMONT ITEMS

 

GEORGE HARRISON MILLHOLLAND, OF OVERBROOKE PA, IS THE GUEST OF MR AND MRS D F GRAHAM

 

ATTORNEY AND MRS HORACE P WHITWORTH ARE BEING CONGRATULATED UPON THE ADVENT OF A SON INTO THE FAMILY ON FRIDAY AFTERNOON.  THEIR FIRST TWO BOYS ARE THE “WHITWORTH TWINS”.

 

THE FUNERAL OF THE LATE PATRICK CODIRE OF FAIRVIEW ST, WHO DIED FRIDAY AFTERNOON, WILL TAKE PLACE MONDAY MORNING AT 9 O’CLOCK FROM ST PETER’S CATHOLIC CHURCH.  INTERMENT IN THE CATHOLIC CEMETERY, WESTERNPORT.  MR CODIRE HAD MANY WARM FRIENDS IN THE TRI-TOWNS, WHERE HE WAS SO WELL AND FAVORABLY KNOWN.  DURING THE CIVIL WAR HE WAS IN THE SERVICE OF HE US GOVERNMENT IN THE COMMISSARY DEPARTMENT AT WASHINGTON.  HIS WIFE DIED ABOUT A YEAR AGO.  HE IS SURVIVED BY SEVERAL SONS AND THREE DAUGHTERS.


PARTY ON QUEENS POINT

SATURDAY EVENING A CROWD OF YOUNG PEOPLE CLIMBED TO THE TOP OF QUEENS POINT WHERE THEY SPENT AN ENJOYABLE HOUR OR TWO.

THEY TOOK BASKETS WITH THEM AND ENJOYED A DAINTY LUNCH ON THE ROCKS THAT OVERLOOK KEYSER.

MISSES LURAH SHELLEY, EVE CHRISTIAN, MARION GLOVER, ELOUISE LILLER, BLANCH SPURRIER OF MT AIRY MD, NEVA GITHENS OF ROWLSBURG, BILLLY DAVIS, GODFREY AUST, CLAUDIOUS TERRELL, MRS E M WELTON, CAPERON OF PETERSBURG.


AUGUST 7, 1914

DEATH OF WM S JOHNSTON

WM S JOHNSTON DIED SATURDAY MORNING, AUG 8, 1914, AT 10 O’CLOCK AT THE HOSPITAL AT WESTON OF PNEUMONIA.  HE HAD BEEN ILL FOR A LONG TIME, BUT WAS TAKEN WITH PNEUMONIA ON THURSDAY.  A MESSAGE FRIDAY MORNING APPRISED MRS JOHNSTON OF HER HUSBAND’S CONDITION AND SHE, ACCOMPANIED BY HER SON WILL, LEFT FOR WESTON AT ONCE, AND THEY, HAVING BEEN JOINED BY MRS DR J W JOHNSTON, OF CLARKSBURG, WERE WITH HIM WHEN THE NED CAM AND ACCOMPANIED THE REMAINS HOME ON TRAIN NO 4 SATURDAY NIGHT.

THE DECEASED WAS THE OLDEST SON OF MRS SALLIE AND THE LATE REV JOHN JOHNSTON, A PROMINENT MINISTER IN THE WINCHESTER PRESBYTERY.  HE WAS BORN JAN 28, 1857, HENCE WAS AGED 57 YEARS, 7 MONTHS AND 11 DAYS. 
IN 1884, HE MARRIED MISS MOLLIE WELTON, OF NEAR PETERSBURG, WHO SURVIVES, TOGETHER WITH FIVE GROWN SONS, VIZ: JOHN, JOSEPH, WILLIAM AND PAUL, OF KEYSER AND HOMER OF GARRETT IND.
HE IS ALSO SURVIVED BY HIS MOTHER AND THE FOLLOWING SISTERS AND BROTHERS:  MISSES ANNA AND SARAH MCCARTY JOHNSTON, OF KEYSER; DR J W JOHNSTON, OF CLARKSBURG; DR F S JOHNSTON OF ELKINS; H F JOHNSTON, OF COLUMBUS O AND EDWARD JOHNSTON OF KEYSER.
AFTER LEAVING THE NATIVE HOME AT PETERSBURG, THEY RESIDED AT DAVIS A NUMBER OF YEARS, REMOVING TO KEYSER SOME SIX OR SEVEN YEARS AGO.  MR JOHNSTON WAS A MEMBER OF THE KEYSER PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH.  HE WAS KIND HEARTED AND A CONGENIAL COMPANION AND HAD MANY FRIENDS.
FUNERAL SERVICES WERE HELD AT THE HOME OF 10:30 MON MORNING, CONDUCTED BY REV A N PERRYMAN, AFTER WHICH INTERMENT TOOK PLACE IN QUEEN’S POINT CEMETERY BESIDE HIS SON EARL, WHO HAD PRECEDED HIM SEVEN YEARS.
THE HONORARY PALLBEARERS WERE MESSRS WM C CLAYTON, DAVID LONG, WM MACDONALD AND B B CAVITT.
THE ACTIVE PALLBEARERS WERE C G SCRIBNER, RICHARD KEYS, WM KUYKENDALL, V F ALKIRE, T D LEPS AND W C LONG.


THE GOLDEN WEDDING

ON LAST FRIDAY, JULY 31ST, MR AND MRS ALEXANDER JUNKINS, OF NEAR HARTMONSVILLE, CELEBRATED THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THEIR MARRIAGE.  MR JUNKINS AND MISS ANNA REBECCA DIXON WERE MARRIED AT KITZMILLERVILLE MD ON JULY 31ST 1864.  THEY NOW HAVE A GROWN UP FAMILY OF SIX CHILDREN LIVING AND ONE DEAD.  THOSE LIVING ARE CHAS JUNKINS OF KEYSER, LEWIS JUNKINS OF DARTMOOR WV, JOS JUNKINS OF KITZMILLER, EDWARD JUNKINS OF CUMBERLAND, GEO C JUNKINS OF BLAINE AND MRS HATTIE BALL OF KITZMILLER.

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A HOUSE PARTY

MR AND MRS ARTHUR V WILSON, OF MOOREFIELD W V, GAVE A HOUSE PARTY IN HONOR OF THEIR DAUGHTER, MISS KATHRYN, WHO WILL RETURN TO MADISON HALL ACADEMY, WASHINGTON DC IN SEPTEMBER.
AMONG THOSE WHO ATTENDED THE HOUSE PARTY WERE MISS PAULINE ADAMS, CUMBERLAND; MISS TABITHA THOMPSON, KEYSER; MISS MAUDE HIGH, PITTSBURG; MRS ROY R MILLER, FROSTBURG; MRS C FELTY, CUMBERLAND; DR FRANKLIN WHIP, BURLINGTON; MASK HARWOOD, ELKINS; MR MOONROE FELTY OF YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO AND MR J H KIRKWOOD, HAGERSTOWN, MRS FELTY, MRS MILLER, MISS ADAMS AND MR FELTY DROVE OVER TO MOOREFIELD IN THE FELTY AUTOMOBILE.


LOCAL AND PERSONAL

 

SAM KIGHT PAID CUMBERLAND A VISIT TUESDAY.

GEORGE SINCELL, SPENT LAST SUNDAY AT DEER PARK.

MISS MAUD PHILLIPS OF ELKINS, HAS TAKEN A CLERKSHIP AT WIPPLE’S BAKERY.

MISS HELENE MAY LEPS RETURNED HOME LAST SUNDAY FROM A FEW WEEKS’ VISIT TO BALTIMORE.

H E SCHELL, OF SEYMOURSVILLE, WAS IN TOWN TUESDAY ON HIS WAY TO ELKINS TO THE CONVENTION.

MISS NELL EDWARDS OF MARTINSBURG, HAS BEEN A GUESTS OF HER SISTER, MRS R A WELCH, THE PAST WEEK.

CLIFTON PIFER AND FAMILY RETURNED HOME LAST WEEK FROM A VISIT TO HIS OLD HOME NEAR STEPHEN’S CITY VA.

EDWARD ATCHINSON, OF ELK GARDEN AND MISS FREDA KERN OF SULPHUR WERE MARRIED AUG 10, 1914 IN KEYSER.

MRS NETTIE CARRIER AND HERBERT SHAFER WENT UP TO AURORA SAT AND SPENT SUN AT MR SHAFER’S HOME.

MRS HESTER ARNOLD, WHO HAS BEEN VISITING RELATIVES AT MCCOOLE, RETURNED TO HER HOME AT AUGUSTA LAST WEEK.

MISSES EDNA SWIRES AND HAZEL THOMPSON HAVE BEEN VISITING AT GEO MUNTZING’S AT GREENLAND THE PAST WEEK OR TWO.

DR F S JOHNSTON, OF ELKINS, WHO CAME DOWN SUN TO THE FUNERAL OF HIS BROTHER, RETURNED HOME MON EVENING.

MISS BLANCHE DIGMAN AND MR CARL DEAHL, BOTH OF DAVIS WV, WERE MARRIED AT OAKLAND ON SAT, AUG 8, 1914.

LUTHER FEASTER AND TWO CHILDREN, CATHERINE AND THOMAS, OF ELKINS, WERE HERE MON ON THEIR WAY TO PURGITSVILLE ON A VISIT.

CAPT J C LILLER, CONDUCTOR ON THE THIRD DIVISION OF THE B&O, HAS BEEN APPOINTED AS ASSISTANT TRAINMASTER ON THE THIRD DIVISION.

MASTERS RAYMOND AND WILLIAM MOORE, OF BRIDGEPORT, ARE SPENDING A WHILE WITH THEIR GRANDMOTHER, MRS M M BABB, AT FALLS, GRANT CO.

MRS MARION MARTIN, OF MARTIN, GRANT CO, WHO HAS BEEN ON A PLEASANT VISIT TO FRIENDS AND RELATIVES IN OHIO, WAS HERE MON ON THEIR WAY HOME.

W M STALLINGS, WHO SPENT HIS VACATION AT TERRA ALTA, RETURNED HOME LAST FRI AND REPORTED FOR DUTY.  HIS WIFE AND SON REMAINED TO SPEND AWHILE LONGER.

DR L H GASTON WAS OUT TO WESTON FIRST OF LAT WEEK AND BROUGHT HOME HIS LITTLE SON, LLOYD, WHO HAD BEEN SPENDING SOME TIME WITH HIS GRANDFATHER.

 

HOMER JOHNSTON, OF GARRETT, WHO WAS CALLED HOME ON ACCOUNT OF THE DEATH OF HIS FATHER, LEFT WED NIGHT FOR HIS PLACE OF BUSINESS.

MISS EDITH STANLEY OF VA, WHO HAS BEEN HERE VISITING MRS SLAUGHTER, WAS OPERATED ON ONE DAY LAST WEEK AT THE HOFFMAN HOSPITAL.

 

MRS R W NINE AND TWO DAUGHTERS, MISSES ADDINE AND ETHEL, RETURNED LAST SAT FROM AN EXTENDED VISIT TO RELATIVES AT CLARKSBURG.

 

MR AND MRS WADE SHEETS AND MRS J W WAGONER OF WASHINGTON, IND , WHO SPENT AN SHORT WHILE ON A VISIT HERE LEFT FOR THEIR HOME WED.

MRS AND MRS CHAS DYE AND THREE CHILDREN OF MONTICELLO, IND, HAVE BEEN VISITING RELATIVES ABOUT HERE SINCE MON, HAVING COME THROUGH IN THEIR AUTO.

 

EDWARD RUSSELL AND WIFE, OF HAMPSHIRE CO, STOPPED OFF WED TO VISIT AT THE HOME OF THEIR UNCLE, E W MCGILL, ON THEIR WAY HOME FROM A TRIP TO ELKINS.

 

MR WM TAYLOR OF EMORYVILLE, WAS IN TOWN LAST FIR FOR A SHORT WHILE.  HE WAS ON HIS WAY OVER TO HIS OLD STAMPING GROUND ABOUT RIDGEVILLE AND MARKWOOD’S FACTORY FOR A VISIT.

 

MRS DR F P SHEHLEY WAS CALLED OT NEAR WILLIAMSPORT MD ON TUES BY THE DEATH OF HER MOTHER, MRS MARY ELIZABETH AVIS, WHO DIED THAT MORNING AFTER A LONG ILLNESS.  MRS AVIS WAS 74 YEARS OF AGE.

 

THE TEACHERS WHO WERE ATTENDING THE TRAINING SCHOOL AT TPSELENTI MICH, ALL RETURNED HOME FIRST OF THE WEEK, VIS:  MISSES IDA DICKEL, ADA WAGONER, BESSIE WAGELEY, LILLIE CALDWELL, FANNIE LEPS AND STELLA WAGONER.

 

MISS CORNELIA HERON AND BROTHER ABBOTT OF MT VERNON OHIO, WHO HAVE BEEN SPENDING A WEEK OR TWO HERE AT THE HOME OF THEIR AUNTS, MRS COL GEO T CARSKADON AND MRS J D GELWICKS, HAVE GONE TO WILLIAMSPORT TO SPEND A WHILE WITH THEIR AUNT BELLE BABB.

 

MR AND MRS A W HARPER AND SON, H C HARPER OF NEAR MOOREFIELD, ACCOMPANIED BY ARTHUR NEFF, CAME DOWN TUES, MR AND MRS HARPER CAME TO VISIT MRS HARPER’S SISTER MRS ARBOGAST, WHILE CLAY CAME TO THE CONVENTIONS HERE AT ELKINS, AND MR NEFF CAME ALONG FOR THE TRIP.

 

COL T B FRYE, ACCOMPANIED BY HIS SISTERS, MRS THOS G POWNALL OF CUMBERLAND, AND BROTHER, ENRY FRYE OF BALTIMORE, LEFT AST SAT NIGHT FOR XENIA OHIO, WHERE THEY WENT OT ATTEND THE FUNERAL OF THEIR BROTHER, JOSEPH F FRYE, WHO DIED ON FR AGED 72 YEARS.  MRS E C HUGHS AND MRS L C PURGIT OF THIS PLACE, ARE SISTERS OF DECEASED.

 

MR SIDNEY MUGLER, WHO HAS BEEN SPENDING SOME TIME HERE WITH RELATIVES, RETURNED TO HER HOME AT GRAFTON YESTERDAY.

 

U S MARSHAL, J D GEORGE AND WIFE OF CUMBERLAND, WERE VISITORS FO A FEW DAYS THIS WEEK AT THE HOME OF JOS C ARNOLD.

 

REV AND MRS PETER ARNOLD OF BURLINGTON AND MR P M DEAN OF ELK GARDEN, WERE VISITORS AT THE HOME OF JOS C ARNOLD TUES.

 

B&O POLICEMAN TOM COFFMAN RETURNED WED.  HE HAS BEEN ON DUTY FOR A COUPLE OF WEEKS ON THE CONNELLSVILLE DIVISION.

 

MISS MAUD SOLLARS AND MRS HELEN ASHMEAD AND HER LITTLE DAUGHTER, ANITA, VISITED FRIENDS AT SCHELL, ELK GARDEN AND LAUREL DALE THIS WEEK.

 

MISS IRENE DAVIS ENTERTAINED AT A “THIMBLE PARTY” THURS MORNING IN HONOR OF MISS SALLIE WADE OF MORGANTOWN, AND MISS IRMA WILLIAMS OF CUMBERLAND.

 

RICHARD GERSTELL OF GRAFTON, CAME DOWN LAST SAT AND ACCOMPANIED BY HIS SISTER, MISS RUTH, WENT ON AN AUTO TRIP TO PHILADELPHIA, RETURNING YESTERDAY.

 

ELLIOTT AND EDMUND, CHILDREN OF MR AND MRS ED WAGELEY OF PITTSBURG, ARE HERE VISITING THEIR GRANDPARENTS, MRS ELIZABETH WAGELY AND MR AND MRS J H MIERS.

 

D N MURPHY, OF NEW MARKET VA, IS SPENDING A FEW DAYS HERE WITH B R SOLLARS.  MR MURPHY WANTS TO COME BACK OT OLD MINERAL AND IS LOOKING FOR A SMALL FARM TO BUY.

 

WALTER EVANS AND A S SNELLINGS LEFT LAST SAT NIGHT ON AN AUTO TRIP FOR A FEW DAYS TO SUNBURG AND OTHER POINTS IN PA, RETURNING WED NIGHT.

 

HON L J FORMAN, OF PETERSBURG, WAS HERE TUES ENROUTE TO ELKINS TO THE CONVENTION.  HE WAS ACCOMPANIED BY HIS WIFE AND DAUGHTER, WHO WENT ON TO PRESTON CO ON A VISIT.

 

MRS M S HODGES AND LITTLE DAUGHTER, MARY, OF FRANKLIN, WHO HAVE BEEN VISITING MRS ED HALL AT CUMBERLAND, CAME UP LAST SAT ON A VISIT HERE AND TO JOIN MR HODGES, WHO HAS BEEN HERE FOR A WEEK OR TWO.  MRS HALL CAME UP WITH THEM.

 

DR AND MRS JESSE T LITTLE AND LITTLE SON OF PITTSBURG, CAME OVER LAST SAT ON A VISIT TO THE HOME OF COL GEO T CARSKADON.  THE DR LEFT FOR HOME WED NIGHT ON TRAIN NO 12, LEAVING HIS WIFE AND SON TO SPEND A FEW WEEKS AND HE WILL RETURN LATER.

 

RAYMOND LOWRY, POPE JORDAN, HARRY CARSKADON, LOREN HIGH, GEORGE WELLS, FRED JONES, MARSHALL CARRIER, FRED MILLS, LEROY BOOR, CLAUD AND CHARLES ISER, ALL MEMBERS OF THE HOSPITAL CORPS OF FIRST REGIMENT STATE GUARD, LEFT WED FOR CADELL FORE THE ANNUAL ENCAMPMENT.

 

REV R E L STRIDER, OF KEYSER, IS VISITING HIS PARENTS, MR AND MRS I H STRIDER AT “ROSE HILL- CHARLES TOWN SPIRIT OF 11TH.

 

TUES EVENING MRS R M FRYE BEAUTIFULLY ENTERTAINED A NUMBER OF FRIENDS IN HONOR OF HER SISTER, MRS WM GRIFFIN OF NORFOLK

 

MRS HAROLD LUDWIG LEFT EYST4ERDAY FOR KEYSER, WHERE SHE WILL JOIN HER HUSBAND, WHO IS EMPLOYED THERE – ELKINS ITER MT’N OF 10TH.

 

BORN TO MR AND MRS L O SIMONS OF MARLINTON WV, AUG 1, 1914 A SON.  MRS SIMMONS IS A SISTER OF MRS A C FEATHER OF THIS PLACE.

 

MR AND MRS JOHN BRYUDON AND FAMILY OF SOMERSET PA, ARRIVED AT BLOOMINGTON TUES AND ARE VISITING HIS MOTHER, MRS SUSAN V BRYDON AT BORDERSIDE.

 

ROSS WOLF LEFT TUES FOR PRESTON CO TO HAVE A FISH.  HIS SON, AND DAUGHTER ACCOMPANIED HIM AND WILL GO TO ROWLESBURG FOR A VISIT TO RELATIVES.

 

MISSES FAITH AND GIVA SHAFFER OF MARTINSBURG, ARE VISITING MRS WM MACDONALD. THEY LEAVE TOMORROW FOR PETERSBURG TO ATTEND A HOUSE PARTY TO BE GIVEN BY MISS KATHLEEN WELTON.

 

MESSRS GROVER CASTO AND FOREST SHRIVER, MOTORED IN SUN ON THEIR WAY TO MORGANTOWN, BRINGING MISS NANCY LAUCK AND CHESTER DISON HOME WITH THEM FRO THE CHEER UP AND FORGET IT CAMP.

 

IN ACCORDANCE WITH HIS ANNUAL CUSTOM GREEN LEARY TOOK A NUMBER OF YOUNG PEOPLE ON AN OUTING TUES.  THE WENT IN PULLIAM’S FOUR HORSE WAGON AND SPENT THE DAY ON PATTERSON’S CREEK FISHING AND PICNICKING.

 

MAJOR SAMUEL D BRADY, RETURNED LAST EVENING FROM a PITTSBURG BUSINESS TRIP.

 

MISS LENA PARKS, WHO HAS BEEN AT BEALITON VA, IS NOW AT RIDGELEY WV. – FAIRMONT TIMES OF 12TH

 

W G HARWOOD AND SON, W T, LEFT YESTERDAY MORNING FOR NY, WHERE THEY WILL SPEND A FEW DAYS ON BUSINESS.  THEY WERE ACCOMPANIED AS FAR AS LONACONING BY W T HARWOOD’S CHILDREN, WHO WILL VISIT RELATIVES.  ELKINS INTER MT OF 11TH

 

ROBERT ABERNATHY OF PIEDMONT, WAS A PATIENT AT THE WESTERN MD HOSPITAL FOR SEVERAL WEEKS SUFFERING FROM A BROKEN LEG, HAS SO FAR RECOVERED AS TO PERMIT HIS GOING HOME AND WAS REMOVED TO THE STATION YESTERDAY MORNING IN THE BUTLER AMBULANCE.  CUMB NEW OF 12TH

 


LEG CUT OFF

ON WED OF LAST WEEK, J K STAGGERS BROUGHT TO THE HOFFMAN HOSPITAL LITTLE JOHN COMBERLEDGE, AGED 8 YEARS, WHO HAD HIS RIGHT LEG CUT OFF BY A MOWING MACHINE.  HE WAS A GRANDSON OF A W COMBERLEDGE AND WAS IN THE FIELD ON THE J W REES FARM ON PATTERSON’S CREEK, AND IN SOME WAY GOT CAUGHT BY THE MACHINE AND HAD THE LEG SEVERED JUST ABOVE THE ANKLE.

 


DEATHS

 

ROBINSON

AN INFANT SON OF MR AND MRS CHAS ROBINSON, OF MCCOOLE, DIED AUG 10TH, 1914.  THE BURIAL TOOK PLACE AT THE DAYTON GRAVE YARD ON WED.

 

DAYTON

THE LITTLE DAUGHTER OF MR AND MRS L V DAYTON, AGED 1 ½ YEARS, DIED SAT, AUG 8, 1914 VERY SUDDENLY AT HER HOME AT MCCOOLE.  THE BURIAL TOOK PLACE MON AT THE DAYTON GRAVE YARD.

 

BEAN

MRS SADIE T BEAN, AGED 22 YEARS, WIFE OF M M BEAN OF MOOREFIELD, DIED YESTERDAY AT 5 PM, FOLLOWING AN OPERATION AT THE W MD HOSPITAL.  SHE WAS MARRIED LAST JAN AND IS SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND.  THE BODY WILL BE TAKEN TO MOOREFIELD TODAY FOR BURIAL.  – CUMB NEWS OF 14TH


GENERAL NEWS

MARTINSBURG WV: JAMES GOODWIN OF NY, WAS RUN OVER BY A B&O FREIGHT TRAIN AT SHENANDOAH JUNCTION SAT AND DIED LAST NIGHT IN A LOCAL HOSPITAL.  HE WAS ON HIS WAY HOME FROM PITTSBURG.

MARTINSBURG WV:  BUSHNELL CLOUD, A FARMER, WAS INSTANTLY KILLED BY LIGHTNING WHILE AT WORK ON HIS FARM NEAR SHANGHAI SAT.  HIS WIFE WAS STANDING IN THE DOORWAY OF THE HOUSE AND WITNESSED THE TRAGIC DEATH OF HER HUSBAND.

OAKLAND MD:  THOMAS HARRINGTON, DIED AT INDEPENDENCE WV, A FEW MILES WEST OF HERE SAT, AGED 74.  HE WAS A PIONEER RESIDENT OF INDEPENDENCE AND SERVED IN THE UNION ARMY.  MRS COPELAND, CUMBERLAND, IS A SURVIVING DAUGHTER.


AUGUST 21, 1914

MARRIAGE LICENSES

LICENSE TO MARRY WERE ISSUED AT  CUMBERLAND:

AUG 15 – HUGH BEARD AND LILLY M MONTGOMERY, BOTH OF BARTON MD.

WALKER RUSSELL LILLER AND EDNA PEARL BLANCH, BOTH OF PINTO MD.

ERNEST R SHUPP OF HAGERSTOWN MD AND GERTRUDE SMITH OF KEYSER WV.

ELLIS BERG AND GERTRUDE REEL, BOTH OF BAYARD.

AUG 17 – WILLIAM J BRODERICK OF MIDLAND MD AND CATHERINE ESTHER STAKEM OF LONACONING MD.

WILLIAM HENRY JONES OF MIDLOTHIAN MD AND LENDA CHRISTINE MOORE, OF BARTON MD.

THOMAS W CROCK AND CLEDA E LANDES BOTH OF SPRINGFIELD WV.

WILLIAM H BAILEY AND PERAR F HOOVER, BOTH OF OAKLAND MD.


 

DEATHS

HOUSEHOLDER

THE FOUR YEAR OLD CHILD OF MR AND MRS G G HOUSEHOLDER DIED FRI NIGHT, AUG 15, 1914 AT THEIR HOME ON WILLOW AVE, AFTER A SHORT ILLNESS. THE REMAINS WERE TAKEN TO WINCHESTER VA FOR BURIAL.

 

REYNOLDS

HON GEORGE W REYNOLDS, A BROTHER OF JUDGE F M REYNOLDS OF KEYSER, DIED FRI NIGHT, AUG 14, 1914 AT HIS HOME NEAR PRUNYTOWN, TAYLOR CO IN HIS 81ST YEAR.  THE REMAINS WERE INTERRED SUN AT HARMON GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH.


ENGINEER SCALDED

WHILE PREPARING TO TAKE HIS ENGINE OUT ON HIS REGULAR TURN THURS MORNING AT GRAFTON, WILLIAM H RAFTER, THIRD DIVISION ENGINEER ON THE B&O RAILROAD, WHOSE RESIDENCE IS AT 133 GRAND AVE, THIS CITY, WAS PAINFULLY SCALDED WHEN THE STEAM HOSE ON HIS ENGINE STANDING IN THE EAST END YEARS AT GRAFTON, BLEW OFF.  THE STEAM SCALDED HIS ARM BADLY AND IT WAS NECESSARY FOR HIM TO SECURE MEDICAL ATTENTION.  ANOTHER ENGINEER WAS CALLED TO TAKE OUT THE TURN. – CUMB NEWS OF 15.

 


MISSES ELIZABETH AND CARRIE BRIGHT HAVE BEEN VISITING RELATIVES AT ROMNEY SINCE FRI OF LAST WEEK.

 

MRS H L WELCH, BEAUTIFULLY ENTERTAINED THE NEW ERA CIRCLE LAST FRI EVENING AT HER HOME ON MAIN ST.

 

MR & MRS E M PANCAKE RETURNED FROM A FEW WEEKS VISIT TO RELATIVES IN AND AROUND MOOREFIELD AND ROMNEY.

 

MR AND MRS N S EDWARDS OF MARTINSBURG, SPENT LAST SUN HERE AMONG RELATIVES AND THEIR MANY FRIENDS.

 

COL T B FRYE RETURNED LAST SAT NIGHT FROM XENIA O, WHERE HE HAD BEEN ATTENDING THE FUNERAL OF HIS BROTHER.

 

MRS CHAS W SHELLY AND LITTLE DAUGHTER IONE, LEFT LAST FRI NIGHT FOR HARRISONBURG VA ON A VISIT TO RELATIVES.

 

MR AND MRS CHAS BERRY AND CHILD OF BALTIMORE, HAVE BEEN VISITING THE FORMER’S MOTHER ON PIEDMONT ST, THE PAST WEEK.

 

MISS LENA LARK WENT TO BALTIMORE LAST FRI TO GET IN TOUCH WITH THE MILLINERY BUSINESS AND POST UP ON THE FALL AND WINTER STYLES.

 

MRS PAUL D PETERS RETURNED HOME FIRST OF THE WEEK AFTER A WEEKS VISIT WITH HER PARENTS, MR AND MRS GEORGE GRANT IN CUMBERLAND.

 

MISSES ALMA AND THELMA PETERS, WHO HAVE BEEN ON A SIX WEEKS’ VISIT TO SHINNSTON, FAIRMONT AND MORGANTOWN, ARRIVED HOME LAST SAT NIGHT.

 

ATTORNEY HARRY G FISHER LEFT LAST SAT NIGHT FOR NARROWS VA, TO VISIT HI SISTER, MRS ORR AFTER WHICH HE WILL JOIN HIS WIFE AND DAUGHTER AT ASBURY PARK.

 

MR AND MRS DAVID LOCHEAD OF KANSAS, WHO HAVE BEEN SPENDING THE PAST FEW WEEK OR TWO HERE WITH THE LATTER’S SISTER, MRS MCKENZIE, PAID CUMBERLAND A VISIT TUES.

 

HON L J OFRMAN, WIFE AND DAUGHTER OF PETERSBURG, SPENT MON NIGHT HERE WITH RELATIVES ON THEIR WAY HOME FROM A WEEK’S VISIT TO RELATIVES IN PRESTON CO.

 

W B BURGESS HAS SOLD HIS RESTAURANT AND BUILDING ON ARMSTRONG ST TO SAMUEL AMTOWER.  MR BURGESS AND WIFE EXPECT TO MOVE TO CHICAGO JUNCTION, OHIO SOON.

 

JUDGE AND MRS F M REYNOLDS AND SON GEORGE WENT TO GRAFTON LAST SAT EVENING TO ATTEND THE FUNERAL ON SUN OF THE JUDGE’S BROTHER, GEORGE REYNOLDS, WHO DIED AT HIS HOME NEAR PRUNTYTOWN LAST FRI.

 

MISSES NANNIE AND ELIZABETH BENTLEY, OF RICHMOND, ARE VISITING THE FORMER’S BROTHER IN LAW, REV DR BROOKE.

 

MRS LOU KELLER AND DAUGHTER, MISS MARGARET, LEFT LAST FRI TO SPEND A COUPLE OF WEEKS AT HOYES MD.

 

DR PAGE GIBBONS AND FAMILY OF MORGANTOWN, MOTORED HERE LAST WEEK AND ARE VISITING REV AND MRS G A GIBBONS.

 

MR AND MRS EUGENE E AILES, WITH THEIR CHILDREN AND JOHN TAFT OF BETHESDA MD, RETURNED TO THEIR HOME SUN.

 

GEO S ARNOLD JR AND SISTER, MISS SUSAN OF SOUTH BRANCH, SPEND SEVERAL DAYS THE FIRST OF THE WEEK VISITING RELATIVES.

 

MR AND MRS DAVID M WHIPP OF FREDERICK MD HAVE BEEN SPENDING SEVERAL WEEKS WITH THE FAMILY OF THEIR SON C E WHIPP.

 

JULIUS MONROE WITH HIS WIFE, 3 DAUGHTERS AND MISS SCOTT OF KINGWOOD, ON A TOURING TRIP IN THEIR AUTO ARE GUESTS OF C W HAINES HERE.

 

CAPT JOHN BAKER WHITE, OF CHARLESTON, CAME LAST WEEK AND ON THURS, ACCOMPANIED BY HIS FATHER, CAPT C S WHITE, WENT TO ATLANTIC CITY TO SPEND A FEW DAYS.

 

THE LONG FARM, LOCATED A MILE BELOW SPRINGFIELD, WAS SOLD AT PUBLIC AUCTION IN FRONT OF THE COURT HOUSE SAT BY SPECIAL COMMISSIONERS ROBERT WHITE, G K KUMP AND I V COWGILL.  SILAS MILLESON WAS THE PURCHASER AT $5,150.  THER ARE 444 ACRES IN THE FARM.

 

MRS SUSANA CROP AND SON, EDWARD & 2 GRANDDAUGHTERS, OF GORMANIA, SPENT SEVERAL DAYS LAST WEEK WITH MR & MRS H G HOUSER.

 

MRS BETTIE MILLER SHANK, AGED 73 YEARS, WIDOW OF SAMUEL T SHANK AND A SISTER OF REV PETER MILLER, OF RIO DIED RECENTLY.

 

DOGS GOT INTO THE FLOCK OF SHEEP OF THOS LONG LAST TUES NIGHT AND KILLED 4.  APPRAISERS FIXED THEIR VALUE AT $3 A HEAD.

 

A LARGE CROWD GATHERED AT PARKE’S GROVE, NEAR JUNCTION, LAST SAT TO ATTEND A PICNIC AND WITNESS THE TOURNAMENT BY YOUNG MEN OF THIS SECTION.  GEORGE WILLIAMS DELIVERED THE CHARE TO THE KNIGHTS.

 

RICHARD LUDWICK “KNIGHT OF JUNCTION” CROWNED MISS HENRIETTA SCHWARZENBACH OF CUMBERLAND, QUEEN OF LOVE AND BEAUTY.

 

GEORGE JOHNSON, “KNIGHT OF SUNNY ELBERTA” CROWNED MISS MARY BLUE OF WASHINGTON 1ST

MAID OF HONOR.

 

JOS A PANCAKE “KNIGHT OF RIVERVIEW” CROWNED MISS WORTH SHULL, 2ND MAID OF HONOR.

 

HARRY CHESHIRE, “KNIGHT OF MOUNTAIN VIEW” CROWNED MISS MARIE HARWOOD OF ELKINS, 3RD MAID OF HONOR.

 

HEBER PARSONS, “KNIGHT OF WAPPOCOMO” CROWNED MISS MARIE WOOLF OF WASHINGTON, 4TH MAID OF HONOR.

 

THE FIRST PRIZE WAS AWARDED TO HEBER PARSONS, 2ND TO JOSEPH PANCAKE, AND THE 3RD TO PERRY BROWN OF MINERAL CO.

 

THERE WAS AN UNCONFIRMED REPORT THAT MR ED ATCHISON AND MISS FREDA KERNS WERE MARRIED AT KEYSER SUN, AUG 9.  THE REPORT NOW HAS THE OFFICIAL CONFIRMATION OF THE HAPPY, SMILING COUPLE. THE BRIDE WAS ONE OF ELK GARDEN’S SUCCESSFUL TEACHERS LAST WINTER. 

 

THE WESTERN COMEDY “GOLDEN GULCH” UNDER THE AUSPICES OF THE ODD FELLOWS, WILL BE PLAYED IN ODD FELLOWS’ HALL, SAT EVENING AUG 22.  MR SPITLER ORGANIZED THE PLAYERS LAST WEEK AND THE AUTHOR AND DRILL MASTER, MR BRUCE CHESTERMAN CAME THIS WEEK.  THE FOLLOWING PERSONS TAKE PART IN THE PLAY:  MISSES VIVA JONES, ELIZABETH FOREMAN, MAGGIE JONES, EVN DISHONG, MESSRS R MARSH DEAN, ED J AARONHALT, B J FALLER, F W RAVENSCRAFT, JACK LAUGHNEY, HARLEY HARVEY, JOE HOOPENGARDNER, RALPH TAYLOR, SPITLER.

 

REV W W WHITE HAS RETURNED FROM THE WESTERN MD HOSPITAL, WHERE HE WAS OPERATED ON FOR APPENDICITIS.  HE IS RECOVERING RAPIDLY BUT IT WILL BE 6 OR 8 WEEKS BEFORE HE CAN TAKE FULL CHARGE OF HIS WORK.

 

REV JOHN A SHOCKEY WILL HOLD AN ALL DAY MEETING AT HARTMONSVILLE NEXT SUN.

 

MRS PATRICK MASON SPENT PART OF THIS WEEK WITH MR JOHN DIXON ON ATLANTIC HILL.

 

AT THE DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY CONVENTION AT ELK GARDEN LAST WEEK, MR THOMAS TAYLOR OF EMORYVILLE, WAS NOMINATED FOR PRESIDENT OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION.

 

MRS MARY KIGHT VISITED HER BROTHER IN CUMBERLAND THE PAST WEEK.

 

MR CLIFTON E GURD PAID A BRIEF VISIT TO FRIENDS HERE LAST WEEK.

 

MRS HARRY FOREMAN AND BOYS, HARRY AND ROBERT, MRS JE D OTT AND DAUGHTER, VIRGINIA ARE VISITING RELATIVES IN PA.

 

MR WALLACE BISCHOFF WAS HERE LAST SUN.

 

MRS JOHN BISCHOFF AND DAUGHTER, BERTHA OF RIDGELEY, VISITED CONDUCTOR JONES FAMILY.

 

RAY HUBBS AND WIFE RETURNED FROM THE FISHING CAMP ON THE SOUTH BRANCH THE FIRST OF THIS WEEK.


 

BEAVER RUN

 

LAST WEEK WAS RESURRECTION WEEK OVER HERE.  THE MORTAL REMAINS OF EDWARD FLEMING, WIFE AND THREE CHILDREN, ALL OF WHOM HAD BEEN BURIED ON A SELECTED SPOT OF GROUND ON THE ED FLEMING FARM, WERE TAKEN UP AND REMOVED TO ZACHARIAH ARNOLD GRAVEYARD.  THE GRAVE WAS 15 FEET WIDE – WIDE ENOUGH FOR ALL OF THEM.  THE REASON THIS CHANGE WAS MADE WAS THE MR RUSELL WHO OWNS THE FARM, DECIDED TO BUILD A HOUSE CLOSE OR ON THIS SPOT OF GROUND.

 

UNCLE JAMES BLACKBURN IS QUITE FEEBLE, HAS BEEN CONFINED TO HIS BED FOR SEVERAL WEEKS HE TAKES BUT LITTLE FOOD AND IS NEARLY 83 YEARS OLD.

 

REV B B LUDWICK AND FAMILY RETURNED TO MT PLEASANT THIS WEEK.

 

LAST WEEK JAMES ARNOLD AND TWO DAUGHTERS, MISSES IRENE AND LEONE, AND DANIEL ARNOLD, ALL TOOK A TRIP TO FRANKLIN TO VISIT RELATIVES OF JIM’S FIRST WIFE (MARKWOODS).  THEY WENT IN THEIR AUTO AND RETURNED HOME MON.

 

MISS EULA ARNOLD OF AUGUSTA, IS UP AT JIM ARNOLD’S

 

J B ROGERS AND WIFE WENT ON A VISIT TO MARTINSBURG LAST WEEK TO RETURN HOME FIRST OF THIS WEEK.

 

UNDER THE AUSPICES OF THE I P A MR SEASE OF BRIDGEWATER COLLEGE, ADDRESSED AN AUDIENCE AT THE CHURCH SUN EVENING.

 

AFTER AN ABSENCE OF NEARLY TWO YEARS IN FLA, I SEE JOHN M LEATHERMAN OF PURGITSVILLE IS BACK AND SMILES.

 

MISS FLORENCE CHESHIRE IS ATTENDING INSTITUTE IN ROMNEY THIS WEEK.

 

MR AND MRS HARLEY RODRUCK OF CUMBERLAND, SPENT LAST SUN HERE WITH THE FORMER’S MOTHER.

 

MRS THOS MELLODY AND THREE CHILDREN WENT UP TO FRANKLIN YESTERDAY TO PAY HER HOME FOLKS A SHORT VISIT.

 

MRS LUELLA JOHNSON, WHO HAS BEEN VISITING HER SISTERS AT GRAFTON, IS NOW AT M LAKE PARK FOR A SHORT STAY.

 

JESSE FLOYD, THE PLUMBER, HAS BEEN OFF DUTY A FEW DAYS THIS WEEK ON ACCOUNT OF A RHEUMATIC ATTACK IN HIS LEFT LEG.

 

MRS BLANCHE OWENS AND DAUGHTER OF SHEPHERDSTOWN, ARE VISITING THE FORMER’S PARENTS, MR AND MRS AKERS.

 

MISS HATTIE ESTES, WHO SPENT HER VACATION HERE WITH HER MOTHER, MRS COL W E CROOKS HAS RETURNED TO WASHINGTON.

 

MRS M W TRASK AND LITTLE GRANDSON, JIMMIE CONNELL, WENT TO MARLINTON WED ON A VISIT TO HER SON, JAS PARIS.

 

MISS MARGARET JOHNSTON, OF CLARKSBURG, ARRIVED TUES ON A VISIT TO THE HOME OF HER GRANDMOTHER, MRS SALLIE JOHNSTON.

 

FRED FURBEE OF ALMA WV, SPENT A DAY OR TWO HERE THIS WEEK WITH HIS BROTHER, DR ARZA FURBEE, RETURNING HOME WED.

 

MR H D WILFONG, WHO BOUGHT L C MCDONALD’S STORE, HAS MOVED HIS FAMILY HERE FROM HAMBLETON AND IS LIVING ON SOUTH MAIN ST.

 

MISS MAME CECIL, OF BALTIMORE, WHO HAS BEEN SPENDING SOME TIME ATY PIEDMONT, HAS BEEN A GUEST OF MISS MAY LONG A DAY OR TWO THIS WEEK.

 

CONTRACTOR F W DAVIS MADE A BUSINESS TRIP TO CHICAGO LAST WEEK AND PAID A VISIT TO BLOOMINGTON ILL, WHERE HE LIVED FOR A WHILE YEARS AGO.

 

MISS RUTH HOLLAND, WHO WAS OPERATED UPON RECENTLY FOR APPENDICITIS AT A CUMBERLAND HOSPITAL, HAS RETURNED TO HER HOME ON PIEDMONT ST.

 

CAPT AND MRS STEWART, OF MANNINGTON, WHO HAVE BEEN AT TERRA ALTA, THE PAST FEW WEEKS, CAME DOWN LAST SAT AND SPENT SUN WITH MR AND MRS V F ALKIRE.

 

MRS WM GRIFFIN, AND TWO CHILDREN, OF NORFOLK VA, WHO SPENT A COUPLE OF WEEKS HERE WITH MR AND MRS R M FRYE, WENT TO ROMNEY TUES TO VISIT THE FORMER’S PARENTS, MR AND MRS WM PARKER.

 

A CROWD OF YOUNG PEOPLE COMPOSED OF MISSES FLORENCE HAMILL, FANNIE DAVIS, MINNIE UMSTOT, DOROTHY JONES, AND MR AND MRS ROBERT FISHER, CLYDE HOTT, JOHN JOHNSTON AND FRED HAMILL, WITH MRS MOLLIE JONES AS CHAPERONE, HAVE BEEN CAMPING THE PASTS WEEK ON PATTERSON’S CREEK, NEAR F M BROWN’S.

 

MRS P E HOLY AND BABY, WHO HAVE BEEN SPENDING SOME TIME AT THE HOME OF HER PARENTS, MR AND MRS SCOTT BROWN.

 

MR AND MRS HENRY HEADLOUGH, OF CUMBERLAND WERE HERE MON VISITING MRS JENNIE SHAFFERMAN.

 

J W KUYKENDALL HAS BEEN ASSISTING IN H C WILSON’S STORE THIS WEEK WHILE MR WILSON WAS AWAY.

 

MRS JOHN MILLER, WHO HAS BEEN VISITING RELATIVES HERE FOR SOME TIME, LEFT MON FOR HER HOME IN FAIRMONT.

 

MR AND MRS JACK YOST, OF CINCINNATI OHIO, IS VISITING HIS SISTER, MRS D F SMITH OF WATER ST.

 

H G WILSON LEFT LAST SUN NIGHT FOR NY CITY TO LAY IN A SUPPLY OF NEW GOODS FOR THE RACKET STORE.

 

MR S DOUGLAS BLAIR WAS OPERATED ON LAST SUN AT THE HOFFMAN HOSPITAL FOR A VERY BAD CASE OF APPENDICITIS.

 

MRS HUBERT MILLER OF FAIRMONT, HAS BEEN HERE THIS WEEK VISITING HER PARENTS, MR AND MRS CHAS DAVIS.

 

MRS EDWARD BOLEN AND LITTLE DAUGHTER AND MISS ESTHER KEPHART HAVE BEEN VISITING AT CUMBERLAND THIS WEEK.

 

MISS MARION GLOVER HAS BEEN ON CRUTCHES THIS WEEK AS THE RESULT OF HAVING DISLOCATED HER RT KNEE FIRST OF THE WEEK.

 

WEST BURKE AND FAMILY OF CHICAGO, CAME IN LAST WEEK ON A VISIT TO HIS PARENTS, MR AND MRS C W BURKE AT MCCOOLE.

 

MASTER LISLE AND MISS ELAINE EVERHART WENT DOWN NEAR HARPER’S FERRY LATTER PART OF LAST WEEK TO PAY THEIR GRANDPARENTS A VISIT.

 

MR AND MRS CHAS KISER OF PATTERSON’S CREEK, WERE SUMMONED HERE FIRST OF THE WEEK ON ACCOUNT OF THE ILLNESS OF THE LATTER’S FATHER, S D BLAIR.

 

MRS AMANDA KEYS, DAUGHTER, MISS GLENDORA, AND SON RICHARD, MRS KATE HOSACK AND DAUGHTER, MISS NAN, ALL WENT TO MT LAKE PARK WED TO SPEND A WEEK.

 

MISS SARA MCCARTY JOHNSTON WENT TO PETERSBURG YESTERDAY EVENING TO SPEND A WEEK OR TWO WITH RELATIVES.  DR AND MRS W C VANMETER CAME DOWN IN HIS AUTO AND TOOK HER UP.

 

MRS CATHRYN ALBRIGHT, OF YOUNGTOWN OHIO, MRS MARY MILLER OF MONONGHA, MRS LIZZIE QUABB AND DAUGHTER OF NEAR PITTSBURGH, ARE VISITING MRS JACOB AVERS ON SPRING ST.

 

MR ALPHA WARMAN OF MORGANTOWN, A FORMER TEACHER IN THE SCHOOL HERE, PAID KEYSER A VISIT THIS WEEK AND MADE A TRIP OUT ON THE T M & P ROAD AND WAS DELIGHTED WITH THE COUNTRY.

 

J E BATDORF AND FAMILY, MRS FANNIE SMITH AND FAMILY, ACCOMPANIED BY MR BRACKENBRIDGE AND FAMILY OF COVINGTON VA WENT OVER TO NEAR HEADSVILLE LAST SAT TO CAMP FOR A WEEK OR TWO.

 

MRS WM WOODWORTH OF OMAHA NEB, HAS BEEN SPENDING A WHILE WITH HER MOTHER MRS MARY WRIGHT AT BURLINGTON.

 

DURING THE LAWYERS’ VACATION, ATTORNEYS FINNELL AND FISHER ARE HAVING THEIR OFFICES IN THE LAW BUILDING REPAINTED AND DECORATED.  H M WELLS IS THE ARTIST.

 

CONTRACTOR F W DAVIS IS BUILDING A VERY FINE CONCRETE BLOCK HOUSE FOR J A THRUSH NEAR THE RESIDENCE OF N C TAYLOR.  L E MORAN IS DOING THE CONCRETE WORK.

 

SAMUEL BABB, OF CLARKSBURG, WAS IN TOWN YEST4ERDAY ON HIS WAY HOME.  HE HAD BEEN UP NEAR MAYSVILLE FOR TWO WEEKS SPENDING HIS VACATION WITH HIS MOTHER.

 

MR AND MRS V F ALKIRE AND SON EDDIE EXPECT TO JOIN MRS MARKWOOD AND THE CAMPING PARTY IN THE VALLEY NEXT WEEK AND TAKE IN THE HORSE SHOW AT CHARLES TOWN LATTER PART OF NEXT WEEK.

 

JAS E GOLDSWORTHY WENT DOWN TO CUMBERLAND FIRST OF THE WEEK AND SPENT A DAY OR TWO AND BROUGHT HOME MRS GOLDSWORTHY AND THE BABY, WHO HAD BEEN SPENDING A WHILE WITH RELATIVES THERE.

 

LUTHER FEASTER, OF ELKINS WAS HERE YESTERDAY.  HE AHD BEEN OVER NEAR PURGITSVILLE AFTER HIS TWO CHILDREN, WHO HAVE BEEN SPENDING A WHILE WITH THEIR GRANDMOTHER FEASTER, AND THEY ACCOMPANIED HIM HOME.

 

THE LADIES OF THE WEST END MISSION SUN SCHOOL GAVE A FESTIVAL LAST NIGHT IN MRS MCCOOLE’S YARD.  THE RECEIPTS WERE $23.70 WHICH WILL GO TOWARDS BUILDING THE SCHOOL HOUSE.

 

MOST GRATIFYING REPORTS COME FROM MRS DR L L EDGELL WHO HAS BEEN AT WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, NEAR BEDFORD PA, THE PAST TEN DAYS.  SHE IS DOING NICELY AND GAINING ABOUT ONE POUND A DAY.

 

MRS OTIE MARKWOOD AND SON BERNARD, ACCOMPANIED BY MISS NELL WEST, OF BALTIMORE AND MISS HELEN ALKIRE, LEFT YESTERDAY FOR CHARLES TOWN, WHERE THEY EXPECTED TO BE JOINED BY DR FLOY EDGELL AND FAMILY AND GO UP THE VALLEY OF VA TO JOIN A CAMPING PARTY.  MRS V F ALKIRE ACCOMPANIED THEM AS FAR AS CUMBERLAND, WHERE SHE SPENT THE DAY.

 

LAST FRI AT THE RECTORY, BY REV SHEARER, CARL RICHARDSON AND MISS MARTHA ABIE WERE MARRIED.  THE GROOM IS A SON OF R G RICHARDSON OF PIEDMONT, AND THE BRIDE IS A BALTIMORE LADY WHO HAS BEEN A GUEST AT THE RICHARDSON COTTAGE AT THE PARK.

 

H S THOMPSON AND WIFE AND MRS TAYLOR OF KEYSER ACCOMPANIED BY MR DYE AND WIFE OF INDIANA, MOTORED TO OAKLAND ON FRI.

 


DEATHS

 

MAJ PANGBORN IS DEAD

BALTIMORE, AUG 17

MAJOR JOSEPH C PANGBORN, WIDELY KNOWN RAILROAD OFFICIAL AND FORMER NEWSPAPER MAN, IS DEAD HERE OF HEART DISEASE, AFTER AN ILLNESS OF SEVERAL MONTHS.  HE WAS 70 YEARS OLD.

 

CLARK

AUG 20TH 1914, AT THE TUBERCULOSIS SANITARIUM AT CUMBERLAND, MISS ADA F CLARK AGED 36 YEARS.  SHE WAS A DAUGHTER OF OLIVER CLARK.  INTERMENT AT DAWSON.

 

TURLEY

AT “THE REST” THIS CITY, FRI NIGHT, AUG 14, 1914, PATTERSON D TURLEY DEPARTED THIS LIFE, AGED 86 YEARS.  THE REMAINS WERE TAKEN TO HIS NATIVE HOME, MOOREFIELD WV, FOR INTERMENT BY HIS DAUGHTER MISS NELL.  HE IS SURVIVED BY ONE DAUGHTER AND ONE SON, MISS NELL TURLEY OF THIS PLACE AND FRANK C TURLEY OF NEAR ROMNEY – OAKLAND REPUBLICAN

 

COOPER

MISS ANNIE COOPER, DIED MON NIGHT AUG 17, 1914, AT THE HOME OF HER DAUGHTER, MRS SAMUEL SMITH, ON PIEDMONT ST AFTER A SHORT ILLNESS.  THE FUNERAL TOOK PLACE WED.  SERVICES WERE CONDUCTED BY REV M H KEEN AT THE HOME AND INTERMENT WAS IN QUEEN’S POINT CEMETERY.  MRS COOPER, WHO WAS 65 YEARS OLD, WAS BORN IN LEWIS COUNTY, BUT FOR MANY YEARS HAD MADE HER HOME IN PIEDMONT, UNTIL A WEEK AGO, WHEN SHE CAME TO VISIT HER DAUGHTER HERE.  SHE IS SURVIVED BY ONE SON, MR D P COOPER OF CUMBERLAND AND TWO DAUGHTERS, MRS ED CRAWFORD OF LIMESTONE AND MRS SAMUEL SMITH OF KEYSER.

 

BOWARD

MRS ANNIE ELIZABETH BOWARD, WIDOW OF JOHN B BOWARD, DIED YESTERDAY MORNING EARLY AT HER HOME, 9 INDEPENDENCE ST, AGED 71 YEARS.  SHE HAD BEEN ILL TWO WEEKS, DEATH RESULTING FROM PARALYSIS.  DECEASED, WHO HAD BEEN A WIDOW FOR TWENTY-NINE YEARS, IS SURVIVED BY THREE CHILDREN, MRS IVAN FAIR OF NEW FREEDOM PA, AND MISS NELLIE AT HOME AND ONE SON, HARRY F BOWARD OF CUMBERLAND.  THE FUNERAL WILL BE HELD THURS AFTERNOON FROM HER HOME WITH SERVICES AT 2:30 O CLOCK.  BURIAL WILL BE MADE IN THE GERMAN LUTHERAN CEMETERY – CUMB NEWS OF 19TH

THE DECEASED WAS A SISTER OF MRS SARA CUNNINGHAM, OF MOOREFIELD, AND WAS A NATIVE OF THAT PLACE, AND WAS AN AUNT OF E S STOTLER OF THIS PLACE.

 


TRENTON – TELLE

 

WORD HAS BEEN RECEIVED HERE OF THE MARRIAGE WED NIGHT, AUG 12TH OF LLOYD TRENTON OF THIS CITY AND MISS LYRA TELLE, DAUGHTER OF G G TELL OF HOLLOWAY, OHIO.  MISS TELLE LIVED IN KEYSER WHEN A CHILD BUT A NUMBER OF YEARS AGO THE FAMILY MOVED TO OHIO.  SHE VISITED HERE LAST SUMMER AND RENEWED HER ACQUAINTANCE WITH THE FRIENDS OF HER CHILDHOOD DAYS.  MR TRENTON LEFT HER TUES NIGHT, GIVING NO INTIMATION OF HIS MATRIMONIAL INTENTIONS.  THEY WILL MAKE KEYSER THEIR HOME. 

THE COUPLE ARRIVED HOME WED NIGHT AND RECEIVED A HEARTY RECEPTION BY A JOLLY SERENADE BY THEIR FRIENDS.


 

8-28-1914

 

MRS D F COPELAND

MRS D F COPELAND, AGED 69 YEARS, DIED YESTERDAY AFTERNOON AT THREE O’CLOCK AT THE HOME OF HER SON, DR H P COPELAND, 66 CUMBERLAND ST, OF A COMPLICATION OF DISEASES.
SHE WAS BORN IN FOREST CO PA, BUT FOR THE PAST 20 YEARS HAS BEEN LIVING IN WV.  SHE IS SURVIVED BY HER HUSBAND AND THREE CHILDREN: DR H P COPELAND OF CUMBERLAND; DR G L COPELAND OF BLAINE AND MRS JOHN H BOWERS OF STILLWATER OKLA.  THE LATE MRS J F GETTY WAS ALSO A DAUGHTER. – CUMB NEWS OF 24TH

 

SHOT DEAD NEAR HIS HOME

WINCHESTER VA, AUG 20

PHILLIP H POWERS, 48 YEARS OLD, TREASURER OF THE CLARK CO HORSE SHOW SOCIETY WAS FOUND DEAD EARLY THIS MORNING IN A LANE NEAR HIS HOME WITH LEFT SIDE OF HIS HEAD ALMOST TORN OFF BY A GUNSHOT WOUND.  HE AND HIS SON WERE OUT AFTER CHICKEN THIEVES EARLIER IN THE NIGHT.  HIS RELATIVES SAY HE WENT LATER ALONE WITH HIS GUN AND ACCIDENTALLY, WHILE SCALING A FENCE IN PURSUIT OF THE THIEVES, SHOT HIMSELF.

THE CORONER’S JURY THIS AFTERNOON WAS UNABLE TO SAY WHETHER THE WOUND WAS ACCIDENTAL, SELF-INFLICTED OR AT THE HANDS OF ANOTHER.  HE IS SURVIVED BY HIS WIDOW, WHO WAS MISS MARY GROVE, OF HAGERSTOWN MD, A SISTER OF SURG W B GROVE, U S N.

 


FIGHTS WITH ROBBER

 

CUMBERLAND MD, AUG 20

A PISTOL DUEL WITH A ROBBER WHILE HIS STORE WAS BURNING WAS THE EXPERIENCE THIS MORNING OF B A POLAND, A MERCHANT OF SPRINGFIELD, HAMPSHIRE CO WV

MR POLAND WAS ALONE AT HIS HOME SEVERAL HUNDRED YARDS FROM HIS STORE WHEN HE WAS AWAKENED BY A MAN IN HIS ROOM POLAND SHOT AT THE INTRUDER, WHO RETURNED THE FIRE AND THEN RAN FROM THE HOUSE, PURSUED BY POLAND, BUT THE FELLOW GOT AWAY, LEAVING BEHIND A QUANTITY OF SILVERWARE, WHICH HE HAD COLLECTED IN A PILE OF THE FIRST FLOOR.

WHILE PURSUING THE MAN MR POLAND OBSERVED THAT HIS STORE WAS IN FLAMES.  THE FIRE HAD SUCH HEADWAY THAT IS WAS IMPOSSIBLE TO SAVE THE BUILDING OR STOCK.  IT IS THOUGHT THE ROBBER FIRST VISITED THE STORE AND SET IT AFIRE AND THEN WENT OT POLAN’DS HOME.  MR POLAND CARRIED A STOCK OF ABOUT $4,000.  IT IS UNDERSTOOD HIS INSURANCE IS $3,500.

 


STABBING AFFAIR IN RIDGELEY

 

RICHARD BOBO, OF RIDGELEY WV, A WESTERN MD CARSHOP EMPLOYEE WAS SERIOUSLY AND PERHAPS FATALLY STABBED BY AN UNKNOWN ITALIAN IN A BRAWL AT RIDGELEY LATE SAT NIGHT.  IT IS SAID THAT BOBO AND A COMPANION NAMED MYERS HAVE HAD A LONG-STANDING AND BITTER GRUDGE AGAINST THIS UNKNOWN ITALIAN, WHOM IT IS CLAIMED THEY SET OUT TO “SQUARE THINGS UP WITH” SAT EVENING.  THE TWO CLANS MET IN FRONT OF DR J K COWHERD’S OFFICE, WHERE THE BRAWL BEGAN IN ALL ITS FURY, IT SO HAPPENED, HOWEVER, THAT BOBO AND MEYERS THEMSELVES GOT THE WORST OF THE COMBAT.  DR J K COWHERD RENDERED MEDICAL AID TO BOTH MEN.  BOBO WAS REMOVED TO THE WESTERN MD HOSPITAL IN BUTLER’S AMBULANCE, WHERE DR COWHERD DISCOVERED THAT HE HAD SUSTAINED A DEEP GASH IN THE RT LUNG AND ANOTHER IN THE REGION OF THE LIVER, BOTH THE LUNG AND LIVER HAVING BEEN PUNCTURED.  MEYERS SUSTAINED A DEEP LACERATION OF THE HIP.  HE WAS REMOVED TO HIS HOME IN RIDGELEY.

THE ASSAILANT AND HIS COMPANIONS ESCAPED, AND UP TO LATE HOUR LAST EVENING HAD NOT BEEN APPREHENDED.  BOBO’S CONDITION LAST NIGHT WAS REPORTED AS BEING MOST CRITICAL AT THE WESTERN MD HOSP.  – CUMB NEWS OF 24TH

 


LOCAL AND PERSONAL

 

WM CROOKS RETURNED FROM ATLANTIC CITY LAST WEEK.

 

W W LONG AND FAMILY RETURNED LAST SAT FROM ATLANTIC CITY.

 

MRS CHAS BROOME AND MRS JOSEPH SIRBAUGH HAVE RETURNED FROM ATLANTIC CITY.

 

MISS EDNA KAPLON LEFT MON ON A TRIP TO BALTIMORE AND PHILADELPHIA AFTER FALL GOODS.

 

MRS C H LEPS WENT OT BALTIMORE LAST SAT ON A VISIT TO HER MOTHER, MRS CAUDY.

 

MRS C K DEVRIES LEFT LAST SAT FOR A TRIP TO ATLANTIC CITY AND OTHER EASTERN POINTS.

 

MISS ELIZABETH LEPS HAS BEEN VISITING MISS MARGARET BROOKS AT MARTINSBURG, THE PAST WEEK.

 

ERVIN SHELLY AND LLOYD MIL HAVE RETURNED FROM A VISIT TO ATLANTIC CITY AND BRIDGETON NJ

 

MRS HATTIE HUTCHINSON CAME HOME LAST SAT FROM A FEW DAYS’ VISIT TO FRIENDS AT ROMNEY.

 

MISS IDA UMSTOT RETURNED LAST FIR FROM A COUPLE OF WEEKS VISIT TO RELATIVES IN AND AROUND ROMNEY.

 

HARRY WOOLF RETURNED HOME LAST SAT FORM HIS TRIP TO OHIO, INDIANA AND OTHER WESTERN SECTIONS.

 

W W WOODS AND SON BILL, WHO SPENT SUN HERE RETURNED TO THEIR HOME AT THOMAS MON MORNING.

 

MRS N J CROOKS IS IMPROVING HER HOME VERY MUCH BY HAVING A DOUBLE PORCH BUILT AT THE NORTH END OF HER HOUSE.

 

WEST BURKE AND FAMILY RETURNED TO THEIR HOME AT CHICAGO THE LATTER PART OF LAST WEEK AFTER A SHORT VISIT TO HOME FOLKS.

 

MESSRS JOSEPH AND ALLEN HACHETT AND D R SHULL LEFT SAT FOR THE SMOKE HOLE, PENDLETON CO ON A FISHING TRIP.

 

 MR AND MRS POPLIN AND DAUGHTERS WENT TO BALTIMORE MON TO SPEND A COUPLE WEEKS AND ATTEND THE BIG CELEBRATION.

 

MISS BLANCH FRIEND RETURNED LAST WEEK FROM SWANTON, WHERE SHE SPENT A FEW DAYS WITH HER PARENTS, MR AND MRS J FRIEND.

 

L B SAWYER SPENT SUN IN GRAFTON.

 

MRS LUELLA JOHNSON RETURNED HOME MON FROM MT LAKE.

 

MISS EDITH STEIDING HAS GONE TO BALTIMORE TO BE A MILLINER.

 

BORN SUN, AUG 23, 1914, TO MR AND MRS SCOTT BOSLEY A SON.

 

MISS EMMA CARR WENT TO SHEPHERDSTOWN TUES ON A SHORT TRIP.

 

MISS NELLIE BORST OF GRAFTON, IS VISITING FRIENDS HERE THIS WEEK.

 

MRS STARNS OF ROMNEY, IS VISITING HER DAUGHTER, MRS SARAH PIERCE.

 

DR A H HOSACK SPENT SUN AT MT LAKE WITH HIS MOTHER AND SISTER.

 

FRANK DAIUTA OF MARTINSBURG, PAID THE ALKIRE HOME A VISIT THE PAST WEEK.

 

MRS MORRIS OF PHILADELPHIA HAS BEEN A GUEST OF MRS D R SHULL THE PAST WEEK.

 

MRS W S DAVIS RETURNED TUES FROM A FEW DAYS’ VISIT TO RELATIVES AT HAGERSTOWN.

 

MISS IRENE AND HELEN COLLINS, OF MEYERSDALE ARE VISITING THEIR COUSIN, MRS W A LILLER.

 

MRS R M COLLINS RETURNED HOME TUES FROM A VISIT TO WASHINGTON FOR A WEEK OR TWO.

 

MISS SUIT REYNOLDS IS EXPECTED HOME TOMORROW FROM HER VISIT TO MORGANTOWN AND GRAFTON.

 

MISS ERNESTINE B WITTIG AND HER BROTHER WILLIAM W WITTIG, SPENT SUN AT KEYSER VISITING FRIENDS.

 

MISS SUSAN BRADY RETURNED LATTER PART OF LAST WEEK FROM ROMNEY, WHERE SHE SPENT HER VACATION.

 

MR AND MRS ISAAC MILLS AND CHAS POLLOCK AND DAUGHTER RETURNED LAST NIGHT FROM A TRIP TO ATLANTIC CITY.

 

JOHNNY RUSSELL WHO AHS BEEN SPENDING HIS VACATION HERE WITH HOME FOLKS, WILL RETURN TO GARY IND TOMORROW NIGHT

 

MISSES ANNA KOLKHORST AND NITA SHAFER HAVE RETURNED FORM A PLEASANT VISIT WITH RELATIVES AT PAINESVILLE OHIO.

 

MISSES MAUD AND BIRDIE RICE EXPECT TO LEAVE NEXT SUN FOR A VISIT TO RICHMOND AND OTHER POINTS IN VA.

 

HOWARD RICE WHO HAS BEEN SPENDING SOME WEEKS WITH HIS AUNTS AT MCCOOLE, RETURNED TO HIS HOME AT BRUNSWICK TO DAY.

 

MRS E E HARRIS, WHO HAS BEEN VISITING HER SISTER, MRS WILL NORRINGTON, LEFT ON SAT FOR SALT LAKE CITY.

 

MR AND MRS JOHN EVANS OF AUGUSTA, SPENT THE PAST FEW DAYS WITH MRS W B BURGESS AND SAT WITH MRS M A TUTWILDER.

 

L WIPPEL AND DAUGHTER ARE ON A VISIT TO RELATIVES AT PITTSBURG.

 

MASTER ARNOLD RAFTER IS VISITING HIS GRANDPARENTS IN BALTIMORE.

 

MRS T M BARNHOUSE HAS RETURNED FORM A WEEK’S VISIT TO GRAFTON RELATIVES.

 

WARREN HARR’S FATHER AND MOTHER FROM UP IN CANAAN, ARE PAYING HIM A VISIT.

 

MISSES KATHERINE SHARPLESS AND MARIE KNOTT WERE VISITORS TO CUMBERLAND TUES.

 

MR AND MRS A R PRICE AND DAUGHTER ARE HOME AFTER AN EXTENDED STAY NEAR ELKINS.

 

SEN AND MRS W C GRIMES LEFT TUES FOR A VISIT TO THEIR FORMER HOME AT MANNINGTON.

 

L A CRAWFORD, WHO HAD BEEN HERE A FEW WEEKS, LEFT TUES FOR HIS HOME AT TAMPA FLA.

 

MISS KATHERINE WILSON, OF MOOREFIELD, CAME DOWN YESTERDAY AND IS A GUEST OF MISS TABITHA THOMPSON.

 

MISS SUE JOHNSON IS HOME FROM MORGANTOWN, WHERE SHE ATTENDED THE SUMMER COURSE AT THE UNIVERSITY.

 

J G BLACKBURN, AGE 83 YEARS, DIED WED MORNING AT HIS HOME NEAR BURLINGTON, LEAVING FIVE CHILDREN.

 

C A CRAIG AND FAMILY OF NEAR KINGWOOD, ACCOMPANIED BY HIS SON, AUTOED OVER AND SPENT FROM FRI TO THURS AT THE HOME OF HIS SISTER, MRS ELMER FISHER.

 

THOSE ATTENDING A RECEPTION GIVEN AT PIEDMONT LAST NIGHT BY MRS H CLAY THRUSH WERE MRS H S THOMPSON AND HER GUESTS MRS CHAS DYE AND DAUGHTER, MISS LUCILLE OF INDIANA, MISSES LILLIAN AND HARRIETT THRUSH, KATE SIMS, NANCY LAUCK, PANSY SHORES, RUTH BANE, TABITHA THOMPSON AND HER GUEST, MISS KATHERINE WILSON OF MOOREFIELD, MESSRS RICHARD THRUSH, JOHN BANE, EARL ROGERS, WALTER EVANS, ELIJAH TAYLOR; DR B S WELLS AND MR ANDERSON.

 

MRS LEAH F SINCELL WHO WAS QUITE ILL FOR TWO WEEKS, IS CONVALESCENT.

 

MISS GRACIA STEMPLE OF KEYSER, SPENT TUES AND WED IN THIS CITY.

 

MISS HANNAH AND MARY MASON, OF ELK GARDEN, ARE GUESTS OF MR AND MRS ALEX MASON THIS CITY.

 

MR AND MRS W T KLINE AND DAUGHTER, MISS DELLA OF WILMINGTON NC AND MRS R G RICHARDSON OF KEYSER MOTORED TO THE PARK SAT.

 


DEATHS

 

CONDUCTOR KELLY DEAD

JOHN A KELLY, 44 YEARS OLD, A FREIGHT CONDUCTOR ON THE WESTERN MD RAILWAY, RESIDING IN THIS CITY, W AS FOUND YESTERDAY MORNING IN HIS ROOM AT THE VANDERBILT HOTEL AT DICKERSON RUN SUFFERING FROM A CEREBRAL HEMORRHAGE AND DIED ABOUT TWO HOURS LATER.

MR KELLEY WAS A NATIVE OF SCOTLAND AND HAD BEEN IN THIS COUNTRY ABOUT 23 YEARS.  HE MARRIED MARY A GILOOLY AT ELK GARDEN, WHO SURVIVES.  ABOUT 15 YEARS AGO, HE MOVED TO CUMBERLAND.  MR KELLY WAS A MEMBER OF ST PATRICK’S CATHOLIC CHURCH AND OF CUMBERLAND COUNCIL NO 583, KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS.  BESIDE HIS WIFE, HE IS SURVIVED BY ONE BROTHER, PETER KELLY OF MIDLAND MD, AND THREE SISTERS, MRS JOHN DAVIDSON, MRS MICHAEL A BAUMHAUER AND MRS JOSEPH FIRLIE ALL OF CUMBERLAND

 

METCALFE

RUSSELL, 9 YEAR OLD SON OF MR AND MRS THOMPSON METCALFE, OF LUKE, DIED AUG 26TH, AT THE HOSPITAL IN CUMBERLAND OF TYPHOID FEVER.

 

SHIRLEY

CHARLES TOWN WV, AUG 18

MAJOR ROBERT C SHIRLEY, ONE OF THE MOST PROMINENT CITIZENS OF THE SHENANDOAH VALLEY, DIED LAST NIGHT.  HE WAS 91 YEARS OLD AND ONE OF THE LARGEST LAND OWNERS IN THE VALLEY.

 

MCBRIDE

RAYMOND MCBRIDE, 16 YEARS OLD, DIED AT 1:40 O’CLOCK YESTERDAY MORNING AT THIS HOME IN MT SAVAGE OF TYPHOID FEVER.  THE BODY WILL BE SHIPPED TO SPRINGFIELD WV THURS FOR BURIAL. – CUMB NEWS OF 26TH

 

HARTSOCK

WILLIAM K HARTSOCK, ABOUT 60 YEARS OLD, DIED MON AUG 24, 1914 AT HIS HOME IN MCCOOLE, FOLLOWING AN ILLNESS OF TWO YEARS CAUSED BY PARALYSIS.  THE BODY WILL BE BROUGHT TO THIS CITY ON THE WESTERN MD TRAIN TODAY AT 12:50 PM AND THE FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE HELD AT ZION CHURCH ABOUT 4 ½ MILES OUT THE BEDFORD RD.  BURIAL WILL BE MADE IN THE CHURCH CEMETERY.

MR HARTSOCK WAS FOR SEVERAL YEARS A BRICK CONTRACTOR HE IS SURVIVED BY ONE CHILD.  MISS BLANCE HARTSOCK OF KEYSER.  HE IS ALSO SURVIVED BY THREE SISTERS AND TWO BROTHERS AS FOLLOWS:  MRS BELLE FLIGER OF CUMBERLAND VALLEY PA; MISS EMMA HARTSOCK BRASHEAR, ADAIR CO MO; MRS D I BIDDLE, CUMBERLAND; FRED HARTSOCK AND GEORGE HARTSOCK, BOTH OF MCKEESPORT PA.  HIS WIFE DIED TWO YEARS AGO.  – CUMB NEWS

 


MARRIAGE LICENSES

 

LICENSE TO MARRY WERE GRANTED AT CUMBERLAND AS FOLLOWS:

AUG 22 – ROBT WM MOORE AND MAY VICTORIA TAYLOR, BOTH OF WESTERNPORT.

JAS RIENZIE ELLIOTT AND BESSIE MARIE SAMPLE, BOTH OF GREENWOOD WV.

LICENSE WERE ISSUED AT CUMBERLAND AS FOLLOWS:

AUG 26 – JOHN MARSHALL DAYTON OURS OF LUKE AND ROSELLA PEARL BIGGS OF WESTERNPORT.

WILSON LATHER SPRING AND LULU ELIZABETH LEFARE WISNER, BOTH OF GREAT CAPON.

WILMER AUSTIN MALL OF RIDGELEY AND MARY EDITH KELLY OF ELLERSLIE.


TRANSCRIBED BY PATTI MCDONALD
JUNE 2005

 

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