JUNE 5, 1914


Mrs Mary Susan Castle, 65 years old, wife of Edward Castle, died suddenly Wednesday night at her home in Cumberland, from apoplexy. Besides her husband, she is survived by three children, Misses Catherine and Virginia Castle and Keneth Castle, living at home. The deceased was a member of Trinity M E Church, and funeral services will be held from the home on Saturday morning. Rev L Hammond, pastor of the church officiating.


Children’s day will be observed at Reeses Chapel on next Sunday afternoon at 2:30 o’clock. A splendid program has been prepared and all those who attend will be pleasantly entertained. The public is cordially invited to be present.


All persons indebted to Simon S Hartman, deceased, are hereby notified to pay said indebtedness to the undersigned administrator. And all persons to whom indebtedness is owed by Simon S Hartman, deceased, are hereby notified to present their claims properly probated to the undersigned administrator. HARRY S FISHER, Adm’r of Simon S Hartman, dec’d.


Mr and Mrs Arthur Lee, two sons and daughter, Miss Bruce, who have spent the winter in Washington, DC, arrived in the city today to spend the summer at “Graceland.” Elkins Inter-Mountain.


We desire to notify our customers that, beginning June 1, our store will be closed every evening during the week at 7:00, except Saturday and pay day evenings. LYON & COMPANY


John T Zaiss, of Westernport, an old Union soldier who died on Tuesday morning of cancer of the stomach will be buried with the honors of a veteran this afternoon from the Lutheran church.


Raymond Whaley, son of Mr and Mrs Whaley of Westernport and a grandson of Mrs J J McKone was buried yesterday morning. His death was caused by infantile paralysis.


“Uncle” Robert Eglin, aged 79 years, one of our most respected colored citizens died suddenly yesterday morning.


Jim Merrill a brakeman of the Cumberland and Pennsylvania, was struck by a piece of railroad torpedo near “Rattail” yesterday evening and his right foot was badly cut.


Typhoid serum was administered to 287 persons to date by the representatives of the Maryland State Board of Health in Westernport.


Under the direction of Mr Bruce Chesteran, the Westernport-Luke Civic Club will present a western play, “The Golden Gulch” the cast being made up entirely of young ladies and gentlemen of the tri-towns. One of the specialty features of the evening will be a chorus of pretty girls. The play will be given in the Opera House of Piedmont Tuesday evening, June 9th.


The new city officials took hold last night, Mayor Harry Bucy, Recorder J C Robertson, Councilmen, Chas T Neff, J L McHenry, E J Cheshire, Dr H F Pinnell and Wallace A Gardner. H R Stottler was elected town sergeant; R M Drane, City Atty, C E Dornon Policeman; H R Stottler city treasurer and Joseph Hannon, city auditor.


From Moorefield Examiner

T K Siever is now engaged putting in the electric light meters.


Miss Marie Inskeep left last Friday to visit Miss McCandish at Piedmont.


Mrs O V Brooks and son left this week for a visit to relatives at Scottdale, Pa.


H K Baker left last week for Washington to spend a short time with his family.


Miss Lucia Scott left this morning for an extended visit to relatives in Virginia.


Homer Frye of Wardensville came over this week on a visit to his sister, Mrs H C Baker.


Mr and Mrs A R McNeill, Miss Edna McNeill and A C McNeill motored to Cumberland last Friday.


Miss Marie Wilson went to Keyser last Saturday to spend a short time visiting her sister, Mrs D F Huffman.


Mr and Mrs H L Godlove and son were called to Lost River this week by the serious illness of I C Chrisman.


Mrs M W Gamble, who spent several weeks visiting in Washington, returned home Tuesday.


Miss Agnes Thomson, who went to Philadelphia last week for treatment was operated on and is doing well.


Mr and Mrs D Hendrickson and Dr and Mrs J N Judy of Petersburg came down this morning and took back with them Mr Lakin.


J Wm Kuykendall has begun the erection of a commodious addition to his home in North Moorefield, which will be an added improvement.


Frank S Milburn of Washington, the architect in charge of the new court house, came up this week and accepted the building from the King Lumber Co, with a few changes.


Mrs Luther Fellers died at her home in the Trough last week, after a long illness, aged 59 years.


The funeral of Mr John E Shepherd took place Wednesday afternoon from the residence of his son, M Joseph Shepherd, and was largely attended, as Mr Shepherd was well known in this community where he has resided for several years. The following acted as pall-bearers: Messrs Payne, Blaine and John Chase, Gunn, George Daniels, and W N Beeler. The services were conducted by Rev W A Lynch.


H O Beckman left last night for Pittsburgh, Pa, as a delegate representing the Knights of Malta, which will be in session in that city for several days. Mr Beckman is one of the charter members of the new lodge recently organized in South Cumberland.


Mrs Robert Pettet is visiting friends in Piedmont.


Miss Nannie Ashby and Mr Paul Jenkins left this morning to visit relatives in Elk Garden.


Miss Laura Welsh, who has been visiting friends here for several days, left this morning for her home in Parsons.


Mrs B W O’Rourke has returned to her home here from a visit to relatives in Flintstone.


The Young Peoples Society met at the home of Mart Schrade, Miller avenue, and officers were elected for the ensuing year as follows: Miss Sophia Moreland, Vice Pres; Basil Moreland, Sec Vice Pres; Miss Ray McFarland, treasurer.