KEYSER TRIBUNE

OCTOBER 1914


2 OCTOBER 1914

 

GEO GREENHOLD DROPPED DEAD

 

WED ABOUT 4 O’CLOCK, MR GEORGE ALBERT GREENHOLT FELL DEAD JUST AS HE HAD STEPPED TO THE STREET FROM THE SINCELL CO ‘S STORE.  HE HAD BEEN IN THE STORE AND PURCHASED SOME GOODS AND WAS STRICKEN WITH HEART FAILURE AS HE LEFT THE STORE AND FELL TO THE PAVEMENT, DYING BEFORE MEDICAL ASSISTANCE ARRIVED.  MR GREENHOLT HAD BEEN IN POOR HEALTH FOR THE PAST YEAR, BUT HIS SUDDEN DEATH CAME AS A GREAT SHOCK TO HIS FAMILY AND FRIENDS.  HE HAS BEEN A RESIDENT OF KEYSER FOR ABOUT 9 YEARS.  HE CAME HERE FROM FRANKFORT, WHERE HE RESIDED FOR MANY YEARS.  MR GREENHOLT WAS BORN IN ADAMS CO, PA.  HE WAS 61 YEARS OLD AND LEAVES A WIFE AND ONE SON, WILLIAM.  THE REMAINS WERE TAKEN TO FRANKFORT THIS MORNING WHERE THE FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE HELD AND INTERMENT WILL TAKE PLACE.

 

MRS HANK DEAD

MOUNTAIN LAKE PARK

 

MRS MARY ELIZABETH HANK, AGED 77 YEARS, WIDOW OF REV DR A S HANK, DIED HERE THURS SEPT 14, 1914.  SHE WAS A NATIVE OF BURLINGTON WV AND WAS A MISS VANDIVER, A COUSIN OF CAPT J W VANDIVER.  HER HUSBAND WAS A MEMBER OF THE BALTIMORE CONFERENCE OF THE METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH AND DIED WHILE SERVING AS PASTOR OF THE FIRST CHURCH, MARTINSBURG WV.  SHE LEAVES TWO DAUGHTERS, MRS LEE BENDER OF MARTINSBURG AND MISS MYRA PEALE HANK OF WASHINGTON.

 


MISS GRACE ASHENFELTER AND HER BROTHER HARRY HAVE RETURNED TO SWANTON FROM YOUNGSTOWN OHIO, WHERE THEY HAD EMPLOYMENT THIS SUMMER IN A PROMINENT PARK.

 

MRS JESSE SHARPLESS AND CHILDREN OF GORMANIA, WHO SPENT A FEW DAYS HERE WITH MRS CARRIE SHARPLESS, WENT OT PIEDMONT TUES TO PAY RELATIVES A VISIT ON THEIR WAY HOME.

 

REV W B BARGER OF HAGERSTOWN, CAME UP LAST WEEK TO ATTEND U B CONFERENCE AT WESTERNPORT, AND HAS BEEN SPENDING THIS WEEK HERE WITH RELATIVES AND FRIENDS.

 

REV IDLEMAN AT HIS HOME AT ALBRIGHT WV, CONTINUES VERY LOW FROM COMPLICATIONS FOLLOWING TYPHOID. HIS GARRETT CO FRIENDS WILL BE SORRY TO HEAR OF HIS PROLONGED ILLNESS.

 

C G SCRIBNER WENT OT MARTINSBURG AND YESTERDAY BROUGHT UP A PONY AND WAGON WHICH ATTORNEY WM MACDONALD RECENTLY BOUGHT THERE FOR HIS CHILDREN.  THE PONY IS ABOUT 7 YEARS OLD AND IS A BEAUTY BEING ALMOST PERFECTLY WHITE.

 

MRS RICHARD LAUGHLIN, OF COLUMBUS, OHIO, WHO HAS BEEN VISITING HER MOTHER HERE THE PAST EIGHT WEEKS, SPENT YESTERDAY EVENING WITH RELATIVES AT PIEDMONT.  MRS LAUGHLIN EXPECTS TO LEAVE FOR HOME TOMORROW NIGHT AND WILL BE ACCOMPANIED BY HER SISTER-IN-LAW, MISS MAMIE LAUGHLIN OF PIEDMONT.

 

MRS W H CLARY, OF DEER PARK, IS ATTENDING THE U B CONFERENCE AND IS VISITING MRS G L ALBRIGHT.  MRS CLARY IS THE WIDOW OF THE LATE REV MR CLARY, A FORMER PASTOR IN THIS CIRCUIT.

 

MR AND MRS J H FEASTER WILL OCCUPY ONE OF THE FREDLOCK APARTMENTS ON EAST HAMPSHIRE ST NOW OCCUPIED BY MR SEWELL HILL, WHO WILL MOVE TO W FAIRVIEW ST IN THE MCHENRY BLOCK.

PIEDMONT HERALD OF 25TH.

 


SISTERS VISIT PIEDMONT

 

THE FOLLOWING PYTHIAN SISTERS ATTENDED A RECEPTION GIVEN IN HONOR OF MRS THERESA RIZER, PAST SUPREME REPRESENTATIVE WED NIGHT AT PIEDMONT:  MRS MINNIE RYNEAL, MRS MAY HARMON, MRS C E HARRISON, MRS T P O’CONNOR, MRS J L ROBINSON, MRS H S PULLIAM, MRS BAILEY, MRS WM STEWART, MRS GEORGE RICHARDS, MRS C W SHELLY, MRS O S SPOTTS,  MRS J M WOLFE, MR AND MRS JAS PIERCE, MISSES MAY AND FRANCES DAVIS. MRS RIZER WAS PRESENTED WITH A BEAUTIFUL PAST SUPREME REPRESENTATIVE JEWEL, BY HER PIEDMONT SISTERS.

 


BIRTHS

 

BORN SEPT 30, 1914 TO MR AND MRS HORACE MENEFEE A SON.

 

BORN TO MR AND MRS HARRY COLE, OF MCCOOLE, A SON SUN, SEPT 27.

 

BORN SEPT 29TH, 1914 TO MR AND MRS S A PARK AT THE PARK ORCHARD, A DAUGHTER.


MRS ELIZABETH ??, OF F R SHARPLESS OF SWANTON, DIED IN BALTIMORE ON MON FOLLOWING AN OPERATION IN A HOSPITAL IN THAT CITY.  THE REMAINS WERE TAKEN TO HER HOME AND ON TUES MORNING WERE LAID TO REST IN MT ZION CEMETERY.

 

HANCOCK WV, SEPT 29 – PETER E DAWSON, AGED 68 YEARS, PRESIDENT OF THE HANCOCK BANK, DIED SUDDENLY IN THE LOBBY OF THE MONTEREY HOTEL AT THIS PLACE LAST NIGHT.  HE HAD STOPPED AT THE HOTEL FOR A FEW MINUTES WHILE ON HIS WAY FROM CHURCH.  MR DAWSON WAS A NATIVE OF WV, A PROMINENT IN THE MASONIC CIRCLES AND A MEMBER OF THE METHODIST CHURCH.

 

AT HOT SPRINGS, BATTLE MT SANITARIUM, SD, WHERE FOR ABOUT TWO YEARS BROKEN HEALTH HAD CONFINED HIM AS A PATIENT, MR CHARLES LANSDALE WEST DIED SUN MORNING SEPT 29TH, 1914, AGED ABOUT 33 YEARS.

HE IS SURVIVED BY HIS MOTHER, TWO BROTHERS AND TWO SISTERS.

MR WEST WAS THE OLDEST SON OF THE LATE CHARLES T WEST OF SWANTON MD, AND WAS A NEPHEW OF BOTH THE LATE THOMAS H WEST AND MRS CHARLES M MILLER OF KEYSER WV. –OAKLAND DEMOCRATIC.

 

MRS IRENE COFFMAN, AGE 16 YEARS, WIFE OF MR RAYMOND COFFMAN, WHO WITH HER HUSBAND WAS BOARDING AT THE HOME OF HIS PARENTS, MR AND MRS GEO COFFMAN OF BLOOMINGTON, DIED AFTER A SHORT ILLNESS OF PUERPERAL CONVULSIONS, ON LAST MON MORNING AT 4 O’CLOCK. HER HUSBAND AND INFANT SON SURVIVE HER. THE FUNERAL OCCURRED ON TUES AFTERNOON FROM THE M E CHURCH, AT 2 O’CLOCK.  REV BEEVERS OF HAMPSHIRE OFFICIATED AT THE SERVICE ASSISTED BY REV SNEDEGAR.  THE FLORAL OFFERINGS WERE VERY NUMEROUS AND BEAUTIFUL.  THE REMAINS WERE INTERRED IN THE BLOOMINGTON GRAVE YARD.   – OAKLAND DEMOCRAT OF 1ST.

 

MRS W C WHISLER, WHO AHS BEEN SPENDING A WHILE HERE WITH HER SISTER, PAID CUMBERLAND A VISIT TUES AND WAS ACCOMPANIED ON HER RETURN BY MR AND MRS MILLARD DAVIS, WHO CAME UP ON A SHORT VISIT.

 


9 OCTOBER1914

 

DEATH OF A LITTLE GIRL

 

THURS EVENING OF LAST WEEK ABOUT 7 O’CLOCK, A VERY DISTRESSING ACCIDENT OCCURRED WHEN A SPRING BREAKING ON A BABY’S SWING CHAIR, LITTLE ELEANOR ANN, THE 13 MONTH OLD DAUGHTER OF MR AND MRS CHAS E BRIGHT WAS SO BADLY INJURED THAT SHE DIED AT THE HOFFMAN HOSPITAL JUST BEFORE 12 MIDNIGHT.  MRS RINEHART, THE BABY’S GRANDMOTHER, WAS WITH THE CHILD.  WHEN THE HEAVY SPRING ON THE SWING BROKE, IT SNAPPED BACK AND HIT THE LITTLE ONE ON THE HEAD BREAKING THE SKULL.  SHE WAS TAKEN AT ONCE TO THE HOSPITAL AND THE DOCTORS DID EVERYTHING HUMAN HANDS COULD DO TO SAVE THE LIFE, BUT IN VAIN.

WHEN THE BABY WAS HURT, MRS BRIGHT WAS AT THE WESTERN MD STATION WHERE SHE HAD GONE TO SEE HER HUSBAND WHO IS A MAIL CLERK AND WORKING ON THE TRAIN THAT IS DUE HERE ABOUT THAT

THAT IS DUE HERE ABOUT THAT TIME.

THE TRAIN HAD LEFT THE LOCAL STATION BEFORE THE FATHER LEARNED OF THE SAD AFFAIR.  A MESSAGE CAUGHT HIM IN CUMBERLAND AND HE RETURNED AT ONCE BY WAY OF FROSTBURG.

THE FUNERAL TOOK PLACE AT THE HOME ON SUN AFTERNOON AT 2:30 CONDUCTED BY REV M H KEEN, WHO WAS ASSISTED BY REV F H HAVENNER.  CLATUS SCHAFFENAKER AND HENRY MCDOWELL ACTED AS PALL BEARERS, AND THE FOLLOWING YOUNG LADIES AS HONORARY PALLBEARERS:  MISSES ADDINE AND ETHEL NINE, EVA CHRISTIAN, MARION GLOVER, LURA SHELLY AND NELLIE VOSSLER.

INTERMENT WAS MADE IN QUEENS POINT CEMETERY.


MARRIED (DEATHS ALSO)

 

BERKELEY SPRINGS – GEORGE YOUNGBLOOD AND MISS EMMA WALTERS WERE MARRIED HERE SAT.

 

OAKLAND

HUGH O GREEN OF LONACONING MD AND MISS BLANCHE PHELPS OF KEYSER, WERE MARRIED HERE SAT.

 

OAKLAND, OCT 1

CHRISTIAN J BRENNEMAN, 68 YEARS OLD, DIED TUES AT BITTINGER, THIS COUNTY.  SURVIVING ARE HIS WIDOW, FIVE SONS AND ONE DAUGHTER.

 

BERKELEY SPRINGS

WATSON E CRAWFORD AND MISS FRANCES ENGLE WERE MARRIED WED AT THE HOME OF E W CLINGERMAN BY THE REV A S BAUMGARDNER.

 

CUMBERLAND

FRANK PIERCE HALLER AND MRS CATHERINE MARGARET COOK WERE MARRIED WED NIGHT AT THE PARSONAGE OF ST LUKE’S LUTHERAN CHURCH.

 

WINCHESTER VA, OCT 1

MISS SUSIE BELLE WRIGHT, 75 YEARS OLD, THE LAST MEMBER OF HER FAMILY, DIED WED AT THE HOME OF HER NIECE, MRS JOSEPH R WATSON, AT MIDDLETON.

 

CLARKSBURG

WILLIAM FLEMING OF SALEM, AND MISS KATIE KELLEY WERE MARRIED THUS EVENING AT THE DUSON HOUSE HERE BY REV DR G D SMITH, OF THE FIRST METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH.

 

OAKLAND, OCT 1

GEORGE T BREW, FORMERLY OF OAKLAND, DIED MON AT RONCEVERTE WV.  ABOUT TEN YEARS AGO HE WAS AN EXTENSIVE LUMBER DEALER AND MANUFACTURER OF GARRETT CO AND LIVED IN OAKLAND.

 

LONACONING, OCT 2

HUGH J DEVLIN, THIS PLACE, AND MISS MARGARET MARIE DORSEY WERE MARRIED THURS MORNING IN ST JOSEPH’S CATHOLIC CHURCH, MIDLAND BY THE REV WILLIAM MCVEIGH, OF WASHINGTON.

 

WINCHESTER VA, OCT 1

JOHN W WALTERS, 77 YEARS OLD, A CONFEDERATE VETERAN, DIED WED NEAR MIDDLETON.  HE LEAVES A WIDOW, FORMERLY MISS HATTIE BRANNON; ONE DAUGHTER, MRS JOHN GROVE AND ONE SON WILLIAM WALTERS.

 

SHEPHERDSTOWN, OCT 1

MISS ROSE SNYDER, DAUGHTER OF HARRY L SNYDER, EDITOR OF THE SHEPHERDSTOWN REGISTER AND FRANK B LINE, ASST CASHIER OF THE JEFFERSON SECURITY BANK, THIS TOWN, WERE MARRIED TO DAY AT THE LUTHERAN CHURCH, THE REV I D WORMAN, PASTOR OF THE CHURCH OFFICIATING.

 

SPRING GAP MD, OCT 5

ROBERT W PERRY, ONE OF SPRING GAP GIANTS’ TWIRLERS, SURPRISED HIS FRIENDS HERE WHEN HE ANNOUNCED HIS MARRIAGE TO MISS PEARL JAMES, DAUGHTER OF MR AND MRS J A JAMES, OF MARTINSBURG, WHICH EVEN TOOK PLACE OCT 1.

PERRY HAS SIGNED UP TO PLAY WITH THE BALTIMORE FEDERALS NEXT SEASON.

 

CHARLES TOWN, OCT 1

THE MARRIAGE OF CATHERINE E ROWE, OF CHARLES TOWN AND MRS CHAS A DONALDSON OF ROANOKE VA, TOOK PLACE AT THE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH YESTERDAY EVENING, THE CEREMONY BEING PERFORMED BY REV H M MOFFET.  THE BRIDE WAS GIVEN IN MARRIAGE BY HER COUSIN, CLAUDE E HAINS OF WASHINGTON DC.

 

CUMBERLAND, OCT 2

HARRY CARL TWIGG AND MISS OLIVE JANE ALLEN WERE MARRIED WED NIGHT BY THE REV JOSEPH DAWSON, PASTOR OF CENTRE ST METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH.

 

EDWARD BLAIR THOMAS, B&O CAR INSPECTOR, AND MISS HELEN TRAIN WERE MARRIED THURS NIGHT AT THE PARSONAGE OF THE UNITED BRETHREN CHURCH BY THE REV H EUGENE RICHARDSON.


MARRIAGE LICENSES

 

LICENSE TO MARRY WERE ISSUED AT CUMBERLAND.

OCT 2 – JOHN GRIFFITH AND BUENA ELIZABETH BOWLING, BOTH OF GRANTSVILLE ME.

HAROLD ASA ERVIN OF SUNLIGHT WV AND DOVE STIDON OF UNUS WV.

OCT 6 – DEWITT NIXON OF CAPON BRIDGE AND ETHEL MULLIN, OF WILLIAMSPORT WV.

OCT 3 – FREDERICK SPURLING OF MOOREFIELD, AND BERTHA LEATHERMAN OF ROMNEY WV.

OCT 5 – CLARANCE FREDERICK KOLB AND CORA MARGARETE GEOREGE, BOTH OF ACCIDENT MD.

GROVER SMITH AND ALICIA RACHAEL STOUT, BOTH OF MONTROSE WV.

JOHN EDWARD MORGAN, RIDGELEY WV AND MARY ALLEN OF CUMBERLAND.

 


GENERAL NEWS

 

GRAFTON WV, OCT 1

AT THE MEETING OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF GRAFTON, W A BEAVERS WAS ELECTED PRESIDENT TO FILL THE VACANCY CAUSED BY THE DEATH OF GEORGE W REYNOLDS.  THE SON OF THE DECEASED C LEE REYNOLDS, WAS ELECTED TO FILL THE VACANCY ON THE BOARD OF DIRECTOR.

 

HARRISONBURG VA, OCT 4

DAVID REID, A CONFEDERATE VETERAN HUNTING BEAR THROUGH THE ALLEGHENY MTS NEAR HERE YESTERDAY THOUGHT HE HAD HIS QUARRY UP A TREE AND FIRED   TO HIS HORROR, PRICE LILLY, 23, FELL DEAD FROM THE BOUGHS WHERE HE HAD BEEN GATHERING CHESTNUTS.  DISTRACTED WITH GRIEF, REID ATTEMPTED TO KILL HIMSELF, BUT WAS PREVENTED FROM DOING SO BY THE DEAD MAN’S COUSIN, WHO WAS NEARBY.

 


LUTHERAN CHURCH RE-OPENED

 

LAST SUN THE LUTHERANS HAD A RE-OPENING OF THEIR CHURCH AFTER IT HAVING IT CLOSED FOR TWO SUNDAYS UNDERGOING REPAIRS AND THEY NOW HAVE ONE OF THE MOST ATTRACTIVE PLACES OF WORSHIP TO BE FOUND IN OUR CITY. 

 

THE RE-OPENING WAS A MOST AUSPICIOUS OCCASION AND A DELIGHTFUL PROGRAM WAS CARRIED OUT.

THE RE-OPENING SERMON WAS PREACHED AT 11 O’CLOCK BY PROF S R WENTZ, PH D, OF GETTYSBURG PA, WHO ALSO PREACHED AT 7:45.  THERE WAS A SPECIAL MUSIC BY THE CHOIR AT BOTH SERVICES.  AT 7:20 THERE WAS A SPECIAL PROGRAM RENDERED BY THE SUN SCHOOL ORCHESTRA.

THE WHOLE INTERIOR OF THE CHURCH HAS UNDERGONE A TRANSFORMATION AND HAS COME OUT A SCENE OF BEAUTY.  THE WALLS AND CEILINGS HAVE BEEN DECORATED IN WATER COLORS OF A MOST PLEASING EFFECT, THE ARTISTIC WORK OF MR HERMAN DU BRAU, OF CUMBERLAND.  IN THE PULPIT RECESS THAT ARTIST ARRANGED AN ARTISTIC SETTING FOR HANDSOME PAINTING OF CHRIST IN GETHSEMANE, WHICH IS ILLUMINATED BEAUTIFULLY BE SPECIALLY ARRANGED ELECTRIC LIGHTS.  THE FLOORS HAVE BEEN NICELY PAINTED AND STRIPS OF BEAUTIFUL CARPET ADORN THE AISLES.  A MODERN LIGHTING SYSTEM HAS BEEN INSTALLED BY THE ELECTRIC LIGHT CO UNDER THE DIRECTION OF MR CLARANCE NEUHAUSER, BRINGING OUT THE MOST PLEASING EFFECTS OF THE BEAUTIFUL DECORATIONS. THE WHO ISA A SCENE OF BEAUTY AND WILL PROVE A JOY TO THE LUTHERANS AND THEIR FRIENDS FOR MANY YEARS.

THIS CHURCH WILL ENTERTAIN THE WV SYNOD OF THE LUTHERAN CHURCH SOON.


B&O CHANGES

CUMBERLAND MD, OCT 2

 

IMPORTANT CHANGES WERE ANNOUNCED TODAY ON THE B&O RAILROAD HERE:
WM E YARNALL, DIVISION CHIEF CLERK, HAS BEEN PROMOT4ED TO THE POSITION OF TERMINAL TRAINMASTER, SUCCEEDING HARRY C MCADAMS, WHO BECAME INSPECTOR OF HOUR SERVICE WITH THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION.

GRIFFIN A MCGINNIS IS PROMOTED TO THE CHIEF CLERKSHIP; RALPH L KETZNER TO ASST TO THE CHIEF CLERK AND THOS B ROSS, FORMERLY CLERK TO THE TRAINMASTER TO SECRETARY TO THE SUPT.

T F SHAFFER HAS BEEN APPOINTED CAR DISTRIBUTOR, VICE C LEO CONNEL, WHO HAS GONE WITH THE UNITED COAL CO AT TUNNELTON WV.


PURGITTSVILLE

 

MISS LENA LEATHERMAN COMMENCED HER SCHOOL AT NEW LANE ON FLATS MON OF LAST WEEK.

 

REV B W SMITH, OF BEAVER RUN, CLOSED A SERIES OF MEETINGS HERE AT WHITE PIN CHURCH SUN NIGHT.

 

MISSES ELIZA AND NAMON HILKEY AND NEPHEW, AND MISS BAKER OF NEAR LAUREL DALE AND REV AND MRS PHENIS SNYDER, OF NEAR WILLIAMSPORT, ATTENDED THE BRETHREN LOVE FEAST SAT AND SUN.

 

WM H HIGH CONTINUES POORLY, ALSO A M SEE OF THIS PLACE.

 

MISS MARY AND JOHN HOTTINGER, OF CUMBERLAND, WHO HAVE BEEN VISITING RELATIVES HERE FOR THE PAST MONTH, RETURNED HOME SAT.

 

MRS DANA HOTINGER WILL SELL PART OF HER PERSONAL PROPERTY SOME TIME THIS MONTH, AND WILL MOVE TO KEYSER TO MAKE HER FUTURE HOME.

 

MR AND MRS G T HARTMAN AND MISS MAMIE MILLS OF SPRINGFIELD, VISITED RELATIVES AND FRIENDS HERE LAST WEEK.

 

MRS JASPER SHUMAKER, OF STRINGTOWN, NEAR HERE, IS ON THE SICK LIST.

 

DILLON LEATHERMAN IS PUSHING HIS NEW HOUSE TO COMPLETION NEAR HAMPSHIRE AND HARTY CO LINE.

 

REV AND MRS WM BANE AND MR AND MRS ISAAC BOBO OF PATTERSON’S CREEK, AND REV DIGMAN AND MR RODRICK OF NEAR THORN RUN, MINERAL CO, ATTENDED THE BRETHREN LOVE FEAST HERE SAT AND SUN.

 

MARTHA SHUMAKER DIED AT THE HOME OF HER SISTER, MRS THOMAS LILLER THURS, OF CANCER.  SHE WAS IN HER 44TH YEAR.  FUNERAL FRI AND 3:30 PM AT OLD PINE CHURCH, CONDUCTED BY REV B CHURCH OF WHICH THE DECEASED WAS A CONSISTENT MEMBER.  SHE LEAVES TO MOURN HER LOSS, THREE SONS, CLARENCE, THOMAS AND WILLIS SHUMAKER OF THIS PLACE, TWO DAUGHTERS, DELTA OF JUNCTION, ROSIE AT THE HOME OF HER AUNT, MRS THOMAS LILLER, BESIDES TWO BROTHERS, CHARLES OF UPPER BEAVER RUN AND DAVID OF NEAR BURLINGTON, THREE SISTERS, MRS WRIGHT BAILEY OF BEAVER RUN AND MRS ROBT LUDWICK OF NEAR HEADSVILLE, AND A HOST OF RELATIVES AND FRIENDS.  HER CHAIR THAT IS VACANT CANNOT BE FILLED.


 

CO CLERK C W HAINES RETURNED LAST WED FROM CUMBERLAND, WHERE HE HAD BEEN FOR SEVERAL WEEKS IN A HOSPITAL FOLLOWING AN ACCIDENT.

 

MRS G W ARNOLD WAS TAKEN TO THE WESTERN MD HOSPITAL IN CUMBERLAND LAST WEEK WHERE SHE WAS OPERATED ON FOR CHRONIC APPENDICITIS AND GALLSTONES BY DR HAWKINS.  THE OPERATION WAS SUCCESSFUL AND SHE IS IMPROVING.  MR ARNOLD AND SON SPENT SUN WITH HER.


SPRINGFIELD

 

MISS MARY KATHERINE SHANNON ATTENDED THE WEDDING IN CUMBERLAND SAT OF FRANK WALER AND MISS VERNA O NEIL..  MR WALKER IS A SON OF THE LATE JAMES WALKER OF GREEN SPRING VALLEY.

 

MISS JENNIE PARKER IS SPENDING THE WEEK WITH THE HODGSON FAMILY AT CUMBERLAND.

 

OWING TO THE CONTINUED ILLNESS OF C M FRENCH, MRS FRENCH IS CLOSING OUT THEIR MERCANTILE BUSINESS.

 

MISS MARY ADAMS IS VISITING FRIENDS AT ELKINS.

 

MESSRS GEORGE AND OLIVER WITTIG AND THEIR SISTER, MISS EARNESTINE OF FROSTBURG, SPENT A PART OF LAST WEEK AT SPRINGFIELD INN.

 

MRS WESI AND CHILDREN, WHO HAVE BEEN BOARDING AT MRS SHORT’S DURING THE SUMMER MONTHS, HAVE RETURNED OT CUMBERLAND.

 

REV MR GHEISLIN OF SHEPHERDSTOWN ARRIVED IN SPRINGFIELD MON TO ASSIST REV MR FRANKLIN IN THE MEETING DURING THE WEEK.

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THE PUBLIC SCHOOL OPENED MON MORNING WITH MISS NORA HAINES IN CHARGE.

 

JOHN RAYMOND DAEHLER OF PA, MISS ISABELLA VIRGINIA DUCKWORTH OF FRANKFORT, WERE MARRIED AT THE PARSONAGE SAT NIGHT, SEPT 26TH, BY REV WILFORD LAWSON.

 

MISS HALLIE KUYKENDALL IS THE GUEST OF HER SISTER, MRS CHARLES BLUE.


MAN KILLED

 

LAST SUN AFTERNOON ABOUT 4:30, A MAN WAS KILLED NEAR THE TOWER AT THE WEST END OF THE B&O.  HE WAS WALKING ON THE TRACK AND STEPPED FROM IN FRONT OF ONE TRAIN AND WAS STRUCK BY ONE COMING BEHIND HIM AND WAS INSTANTLY KILLED.  HIS BODY WAS REMOVED TO MARKWOOD’S UNDERTAKING ROOMS, WHERE IT REMAINS UNCLAIMED, IT BEING IMPOSSIBLE SO FAR TO LOCATE HIS PEOPLE.  HE IS A MAN ABOUT 25 OR 30 YEARS OLD, DARK HAIR, AND OF MEDIUM SIZE.  A LETTERHEAD OF THE SHERIFF OF GARRETT CO WAS IN HIS POCKET, AND CHIEF DAVIS TELEPHONE TO OAKLAND.  THE SHERIFF SAID THAT E HAD LEFT THERE THAT MORNING, THAT HE HAD TOLD HIM HIS NAME WAS THOMAS LYDEN AND HIS HOME WAS CLARKSBURG.  CHIEF DAVIS PHONED THE CLARKSBURG POLICE, BUT THEY COULD NOT FIND ANYONE THAT KNEW ANYTHING ABOUT HIM.  TWO LADIES CAME HERE TUES NIGHT FROM CLARKSBURG LOOKING FOR A MAN NAMED ADAMS(…MORE)


ELK GARDEN NEWS

 

DR P S KEIM, HAS A BRAND NEW FORD AND IF SLANG IS PERMISSIBLE WE CAN TRULY SAY IT IS A DANDY GOES.

 

MR ED WINNING OF NEAR FAIRMONT, VISITED HIS MANY FRIENDS HERE LAST WEEK.

 

PEACE SUN WAS OBSERVED HERE ACCORDING TO THE ARRANGEMENTS MADE.  APPROPRIATE HYMNS WERE SUNG BY THE CHOIR.  PRAYER WAS OFFERED BY BRO FRED C PUFFENBARGER.  REV JNO A SHOCKEY REFERRED IN COMMENDABLE TERMS TO THE PRESIDENT’S PEACE, PROCLAMATION, AND SPOKE WITH MUCH FEELING FROM THE TEXT FOUND IN NEHEMIAH, FIRST CHAPTER, FOURTH VERSE.

 

IT IS DUSTY AND DRY BUT SCHOOL ATTENDANCE IS GOOD, SO THE DRY WEATHER IS GOOD FOR SOMETHING.

NEARLY ALL THE SCHOOLS ARE IN SESSION.

 

REV L C MESSICK AND FAMILY VISITED MR GEORGE R BRANNER AT THOMAS THE FIRST OF THIS WEEK.

 

DIED OCT 8, 1914, ROY STREETS INFANT SON OF MR AND MRS NEWTON STREETS, AGED EIGHT DAYS.  INTERMENT IN NETHKEN HILL CEMETERY.

 

MR I E OATES WENT OT KEYSER LAST TUES.

 


OCTOBER 30, 1914

 

PIEDMONT NEWS

OCT 27

MR WILLIAM KIGHT OF E, ONE OF THE OLDEST CITIZENS OF WESTERNPORT MD, AND WHOSE FAMILY HAVE BEEN REPRESENTED IN THIS COUNTRY SINCE A PERIOD ANTEDATING THE REVOLUTION, DIED TUES MORNING, OCT 27 AT 7 AM OF HEART FAILURE DUE TO OLD AGE.

HE WAS BORN SEPT 20, 1832, AND WAS ONE OF A FAMILY OF FOURTEEN CHILDREN, OF WHOM ONLY ONE SURVIVES, SAMUEL KIGHT OF KEYSER WV. HE PASSED HIS ENTIRE LIFE IN THE VICINITY OF WESTERNPORT, WHERE HE WAS EDUCATED, AND WHERE HE LATER ENGAGED IN AGRICULTURE.  HE WAS MARRIED DEC 15, 1863 TO SARAH E MICHALES, DAUGHTER OF DAVID MICHAELS, WHO DIED AUG 27, 1893, LEAVING FOUR CHILDREN, MRS JACOB W HUGHES, MRS C S REPP, MRS PEARRE C MILLER, ALL OF WESETERNPORT AND WHEELER D KIGHT OF WASHINGTON DC.  IN 1893, HE RETIRED FROM ACTIVE AGRICULTURAL PURSUITS TO DEVOTE HIS ENTIRE TIME AND CARE TO HIS HOME PLACE.  HE WAS MARRIED A SECOND TIME IN JULY 23, 1895 TO LIZZIE M APPERSON, DAUGHTER OF DR ROBERT APPERSON OF RICHMOND VA, WHO DIED FEB 21, 1911.

DURING HIS ENTIRE LIFE HE HAD BEEN AN ACTIVE MEMBER OF THE METHODIST CHURCH AS WAS ALSO HIS FATHER, ENOCH.  THE FUNERAL WILL TAKE PLACE ON FRI.


HAMPSHIRE COUNTY
REVIEW (ROMNEY) OF 28TH

ATTORNEY R W BAKER, OF PETERSBURG, SPENT MON HERE.

 

MISS MEEDA WIRGMAN LEFT LAST FRI FOR A TRIP TO WASHINGTON.

 

MRS FLOYD KELLER SPENT SEVERAL DAYS LAST WEEK IN BERKELEY SPRINGS.

 

MISS SUSAN BRADY, OF KEYSER, SPENT SEVERAL DAYS AT HER HOME HERE LAST WEEK.

 

MISS IRENE MCNEILL OF OLD FIELDS, IS THE GUEST OF MISS AVERY HEISKELL.

 

MR AND MRS RICHARD THOMPSON OF PARKERSBURG, ARE VISITING A J THOMPSON HERE.

 

MRS G A GIBBONS SPENT LAST WEEK WITH HER DAUGHTER, MRS JOHN LYNN IN CUMBERLAND.

 

WM TRAPNELL MOVED HIS FAMILY TO KEYSER MON.  THEY WILL MAKE THAT PLACE THEIR HOME.

 

JOSEPH PANCAKE AND ELBERT THOMPSON LEFT WED LAST FOR NY TO SPEND A FEW DAYS.

 

REV W R HILL HAS MOVED FROM BLESSING TEXAS TO HOUSTON, HAVING ACCEPTED A CALL TO THAT CHARGE.

 

MRS C W PATTIE, OF CLEAR LAKE IOWA, AND MRS MYRA SHEETZ OF DEAL’S ISLAND, MD ARE VISITING FRIENDS HERE

 

MR AND MRS A A WELTON AND SON, CARL OF WILLIAMSPORT, ATTENDED THE FUNERAL OF J D PARSONS JR HERE LAST SAT.


ELK GARDEN NEWS

 

RURAL SCHOOL DAY WAS OBSERVED AT ELK GARDEN FRI EVENING.  SIX TEACHERS PREPARED A PROGRAM WHICH WAS ENJOYED AND COMPLIMENTED BY ABOUT 200 PUPILS AND PATRONS.  MISS NINA KNABENSHUE READ THE GOVERNOR’S PROCLAMATION.  D C ARNOLD LED IN THE SINGING AND TOOK PART IN THE PROGRAM.  PRINCIPAL E W DOLLY GAVE A SPLENDID TALK ON THE NEED OF A HI9GH SCHOOL  HIS ARGUMENTS WERE CONVINCING.  MISS SALLIE B WAGONER READ AN EXCELLENT ESSAY ON HEROES AND HEROINES.  THERE WERE RECITATIONS, SONGS AND CLASS EXERCISES.  BESIDES THE TEACHERS MENTIONED THE OTHERS, MISSES ANNA C FLEMING AND MARY AND MARTHA MASON, WERE ALL TIRELESS IN THEIR EFFORTS IN MAKING THE PROGRAM A SUCCESS.  THE ROOM WAS DECORATED WITH AUTUMN LEAVES AND THERE4 WERE AS MANY PERSON PRESENT AS COULD CROWD INTO THE SCHOOL ROOM.

 

CHARLEY S GREEN, OF SULPHUR AND MISS ROSA H SHARPLESS, OF JENNY SPRING, WERE QUIETLY MARRIED AT CUMBERLAND MD, OCT 22, 1914, BY THE REV MR BROWN OF THE M E CHURCH.  IT WAS A SURPRISE TO THEIR MANY FRIENDS, BUT SUCH ARE CUPID’S CAPERS.  ALL JOIN IN CONGRATULATING THEM.

 

MR HARRY SHEETZ AND WIFE OF PIERCE, ATTENDED THE K OF P SUPPER LAST SAT EVENING.  OTHER OUT OF TOWN PEOPLE ATTENDED THIS SUPPER.

 

THE KNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS GAVE A SUPPER IN ODD FELLOWS’ HALL LAST SAT EVENING.  THE MEMBERS OF THE ORDER AND ALL INVITED GUESTS AMOUNTED TO ABOUT 150.  IT WAS A ROYAL CHICKEN SUPPER WITH ENTERTAINING FEATURES THROUGHOUT.


HARTMONSVILLE

 

MR AND MRS M A PATRICK AND FAMILY OF PIEDMONT, WERE GUESTS OF A P RODERICK LAST SUN.

 

MR R V HANLIN, MISSES HALLIE B AND NERA RODERICK AND HIS TWO DAUGHTERS,  MISSES ARTIE AND GLADYS, WENT TO KEYSER LAST WEEK.

 

MR AND MRS SHERMAN CARNELL AND SON HERBERT, WERE GUESTS OF HENRY KITZMILLER LAST SAT.

 

DIST SUP OF SCHOOLS, D C ARNOLD OF ELK GARDEN, VISITED THE SCHOOLS IN THIS VICINITY LAST MON.

 

MRS JAMES TRENTER HAS MOVED FROM BARNUM TO A P RODERICK’S FARM.

 

MR W P JUNKINS, OF ADAMSTON WV, AND HIS SISTER MRS ED DIXON OF FORGY OHIO, WERE THE GUESTS OF THEIR FATHER, J W JUNKINS, OF EMORYVILLE SEVERAL DAYS LAST WEEK.

 

MR ARTHUR JACK OF EMORYVILLE, IS QUITE SICK WITH SCIATICA RHEUMATISM.

 

MR HOWARD H ABERNATHY IS OPERATING A COAL MINE FOR A P RODERICK ON THE OLD UNCLE LEWIS KITZMILLER FARM.

 

MR ELIJAH STREETS, THE MOST EXTENSIVE SHEEP RAISER IN THIS PART OF THE COUNTRY, WAS THE GUEST OF YE SCRIBE LAST SAT.

 

MR EDGAR H CLARK VISITED HIS UNCLE C E WELCH, OF EMPIRE TUES.

 

A COMPANY IS GOING TO DRILL FOR COAL ON THE VANMETER FARM NEAR HARRISON.

 

IT IS RUMORED THAT TOM TAYLOR HAS SOLD HIS STORE OT CARROLL – CROSS CO.

 

MR G S KITZMILLER JR, HIS MOTHER AND BROTHER PERRY, AUTOED TO VA LAST WEEK TO VISIT HIS SISTER.  THEY RETURNED YESTERDAY AND REPORT A PLEASANT VISIT.

 

MR I P CARSKADON OF HEADSVILLE, WAS HERE ON BUSINESS LAST MON.

 

MESSRS RUCKMAN AND TRIMBLE, OF PHILIPPI, WERE WEIGHING LAMBS HERE LAST MON.

LODI


BEAVER RUN

A CASE OF SCARLET FEVER HAS DEVELOPED AT MRS LEWIS’S, HER LITTLE GIRL BUT IT IS SAID TO BE IN A LIGHT FORM.  ALSO IT IS SAID THERE IS A CASE OF IT IN THE MARKWOOD SCHOOL, AND THE SCHOOL IS NOT IN SESSION THIS WEEK ON ACCOUNT OF IT.

 

HOMER WALKER HAS BOUGHT THE HOME WHERE HE LIVES, THE UPLAND ONLY OF W T WHIPP.  ALSO I B WHIPP BOUGHT THE BOTTOM LYING ON THE CREEK.  CONSIDERATION $1250 AND $1000 RESPECTIVELY.  THIS DOES NOT INCLUDE THE LAND IN PAGE HOLLOW ADJOINING THE FARM ON WHICH MR WHIPP LIVES AND NOT YET SOLD.

 

JAMES E SHEETZ WILL FINISH MOVING TO KEYSER.


 

TRANSCRIBED 26 JUNE 2005

BY PATTI MCDONALD


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