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MEYERSDALE, PA. AUGUST 23. 1917.
Ruppel has certified the following list
of cases to be tried at the coming
term of civil court to open Oct. 8 and
Monday, Oct. 9
Elias Marteeny vs. Emanuel Statl-
er, issue awarded.
Elizabeth Baldwin, et al., vs. Frank
Nellie €. King, administratrix of
John T. King, deceased, vs Clark J.
Howard 8S. Kerr vs. Loyal Henna
Coal & Coke Co., trespass.
Tuesday, October 9th
J. D. Miller vs. Oester & Livingood
Edward D. Mosteller vs. Quema-
honing Coal Co., assumpsit.
W. D. Robison vs. C. P. Baer, tres-
National Supply Co. vs. George P.
Wednesday, Oct. 10th.
Meyersdale Auto Co., vs. Maxwell
Motor Sales Co., assumpsit.
Edward H. Shaulis vs. Mike Yanik,
appeal by .defendant.
J. Rodstein Produce Co., vs. Shau-
lis Bros., assumpsit.
Cora D. Knepp vs. B. & 0. R. R.
. Thursday, Oct. 11th.
George E. Barnhart vs. Borough of
Stoyestown, trespass. -
Elisha J. Ringler vs. A. Russell
Ethel M. Grantham vs. B. & O. R.
R. Co., trespass.
Monday, Oct. 15th
Thomas McCabe v:. Arrow Coal
Mining Co., trespass
Farmers & Brec rs Mutual Re-
sere Fund Insura- «= 7, ve, Leonard
B. Miller, appea’ ' 7 defendant.
B. Miller, appeal by defendant.
S. W. McMullen vs National Hog
Frank Phillippi vs.
Tuesday, Oct. 16th.
F. W. Foedish & Co., vs. Listonburg
Coal Mining Co., assumpsit.
M. K. Frank Piano Co., vs. M. E.
Shulett et al.,, appeal by defendant.
United Light, Heat & Power Co.,
vs. Borough of Hooversville, assump-
B. & 0. R. R.
Wednesday, Oct. 17.
Harry Leonhardt vs. S. E. Knupp,
Robert Williams vs. Jonas H. Len-
Thurday, Oct. 18.
Elmer Berkebyle vs. Edwin 8S.
J. W. Henry vs. S. H. Shelly, tres-
Samuel D. Romesburg vs. Atlantic
Fuel Co., trespass.
Miss Pauline Betts, aged 19, daugh-
ter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Betts,
residing near the Breast Work school
house, was fatally burned last Sat-
urday while building a fire to heat
water. She had been a member of
a camping party near Stoyestown
for several weeks, returning to laun-
der her clothing. She had built a
fire near her home and was pouring
kerosene oil on the flame from a
bucket. The oil ignited and an ex-
plosion resulted, the flame catching
her clothing. She was burned from
head to foot, practically every stitch
of her clothing being consumed.
She was a member of the Otter-
bien Church in Shade township and
interment was made In the church
A sister of the deceased, Mrs.
Kyle Boger, resides in Hooversville.
Mr. Charles Good who was here
for a few days last week left for his
home in Pittsburg on Monday mornl
William Swearman and family of
Senora, were visiting his parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Swearman of this place.
Sunday school was well attended on
Sunday and is in a growing condition.
Miss Ida Shoemaker will give a
“Message from India” on Sunday,
August 25th at 3 o'clock, in the
School house, and an invitation is ex-
tended to all who would like to hear
a good talk on Mission work.
Myr. Ern Lindon and family of Con-
nellsville, were visiting C. L. Geiger
of near this place last week.
Wednesday by the
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‘Reformed—J. E. Sheetz, Pastor.
Sunday school 10 .a m.
Lutheran—W. H. B. Carney, Pastor.
Sunday School 10 a. m.
Church 7.30 p. m.
Brethren—B. F. Waltz, pastor.
Sunday school 10 a. m.
Church at 2 p. m.
Evangelical —Rev. Hetrick, Pastor
Sunday school 10 a m.
Church services, 2 p. m.
While at work in the mince owned
by Messrs. Deaner and Mason, two
men, Robert Werner and Miles Lohr,
were badly burned about the face
and hands by an explosion of powder
The men were taken to their homes
where physicians dressed the wounds,
both men are getting along as well
as can be expected.
Mr. James Black, of Meyersdale,
Mr. Bassett, of Pittsburg, was in
Garrett transacting business Wednes-
day. He was accompanied by his
wife and sister-in-law, Mrs. G. Bau-
man, of Somerset.
Dr. Mountain, of Confluence, spent
Wednesday at the home of Dr. R. T.
Mrs. Wm. Kincaid and son William
‘| were guests of Mrs. Kincaid’s aunt,
Mrs. Rena Hoover, Wednesday.
Miss Anna Romesburg, of Pitts-
burg, is visiting her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. David Romesburg, :
Mr. and Mrs.-'W. A. Merrill who
were speding a vacation at Mt. Clem-
ens, Michigan, were cailed home last
S death of Mrs.
Mr. ‘Averil ‘Snow arrived’ Wednes-
day to visit his. mother, Mrs. Irwin
Long. : =
‘Mrs. L. W. Pollard spent several
days of last week visiting her sister,
Mrs. May Driggs, at Uniontown.
Rev. A. M. Gluck, of Martinsburg,
W. Va., was the guest of Mrs. Ida V.
Brant last Thursday. Mr. Gluck is
vice-president of the Massautten
Academy at Woodstock, Va. and was
looking for prospective students for
Mrs. Robert Weimer and children
visited her mother, Mrs. B. Jackson,
at Hyndman, for a few days of last
. Mrs. Ed Johnson and son, of
Youngstown, Ohio, is visiting at the
home of her friend Mrs John Pritts.
Mrs. Missouri Miller and son, Paul,
left Monday for their home in Cold-
ridge, Neb., after having spent sev-
eral weeks visiting among friends
Mr. W. H. Miller, who is employed
at Morgantown, is spending a short
vacation with his family.
Messrs. C. A. and Harold Merrill
were transacting business in Pitts-
burg on Tuesday.
Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Devore were
visiting friends at Berlin Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Lohr are
visiting relatives at Rockwood.
Mrs. Earl Miller visited her par-
ents in Berlin Wednesday.
Miss Verda Brant attended the
Missionary Conference at Rockwood
Mr. and Mrs| L. A. Phennicie and
son, William, left Wednesday on a
fishing trip near Addison.
Miss Mildred Swarner is visiting
her aunt, Mrs. Mary Belle Swarner
at Youngstown, Ohio.
Miss Agnes. Mitchell, who was
visiting friends in Garrett, returned
to her home in Youngstown, Ohio,
COAL PRICES REDUCED.
After thoroughly investigating the
prices of coal in various sections of
the country, the President has fixed
a rate for each section which is
supposed to be equitable. The Penn-
sylvania rate is fixed at $2 per ton
for mine run and $1.75 for screenings
With $1 per ton for mining, togeth-
er with royalty, loading, ete, it seems
very improbable that the operators
can be depended upon to pay very
| much tax on excess profits.
A descriptive recital will be given
by a few advanced pupils of Mrs.
Della Livengood, on Tuesday, Aug-
ust 28th, in Amity Hall, Meyersdale,
at 8 o’clock.
One must be a skillful dodger to
get along the street these days, and
avoid running into some one with a
petition for a friend for some bor-
ough office. All are good men and
was transacting business in Garrett,
Scmething all the time
Look at the Program
Season Tickets $2.00. Children $1.00
Summer Garden. ;
- The funniest man on the continent
laughs that linger. King-Bee buzz: |qs
ing two reel comedy films presenting
Chaplin’s double Billie West. King:
Bee comedies are the attraction at the
Summer Garden every other wee
Watch, for the next one, “Ba
Stage” Don’t bea slacker.
3. Ld “Better i
laughs of your whole life. Keystone,
Triangle, Foxfilm, Fatty Arbuckle,
King Bee, Mutt and Jeff and Sally
and Napoleon are the fun making
productions that are appearing at
this popular picture resort. The
Manager states that he cannot get a
doctor’s certificate, but just the same
he is curing a number of cases of
indigestion every week, by the above!
Picnic at White Oak.
The Reformed and Lutheran Sun-
day schools of White Oak, will hold
a union picnic Saturday, September
1st, in the adjoining grove. Good C. H. Dia, Pres.
music. Every body welcome. E. J. Dickey, Sec’y.
Committee. | — 2
Car of New Oats due in a few days
price 85c¢ per bu. or less in a quan-
tity from the car
at Habel & Phillips
man and Morace Maust.
‘body, enjoying the occasion, retired
Bauman-Bowman family re-
held at Riverside Park, Aug.
was well attended, about 200
Bauman was again
President; G. G. Bowman,
LAR gat t: C
Aug, 15th, 1918,
time, for the next meeting.
It is expected at the next meeting
that Gov. Brumbaugh may be present
and other men of note. A special
program will be arranged for. A
special effort to complete a precise
history is being made. It is request-
ed that all associated to the family
write to the President early in the
year, giving family connections,
outlining family ancestry.
Rev. W. A. Bauman delivered the
address of the occasion. Several
selections sang by the male quartette
composed of the following; W. H.
Bowman, C. K. Bowman, Milt Bow-
Then followed the usual sump-
tuous feast of good eats. Every
with a new inspiration to return next
year. All are invited.
Rev. W. A. Bauman,
Salisbury Planning Something Big.
...Two big Chautauqua parades are
being arranged by Salisbury for next
week. The Salisbury Cornet band
will furnish the music. The fifty or
hundred automobiles will all be de-
corated with Chautauqua flags and
pennants. Everybody will wear a
Chautauqua hat. Short concerts and
speeches at everystop. The parade
will leave Salisbury promptly at 6;15
p. m., on Wednesday and Friday even-
Wednesday evening, Keim will be
visited at 6:0 p. m., Coal Run at 7
o’clock, Boynton, 7.30 and Meyers-
dale, 8 p. m.
Friday evening, West Salisbury
will be visited at 6:30 p. m., Springs,
7:00 o’clock and Grantsville at 8 p.
m. Everybody is invited to take
their car and join the parade. At
6:15 the whistle ‘will blow and away
Application for the position of
policeman for Meyersdale Borough
will be received by E. J. Dickey,
Secretary of the Council on or before
the 4th day of Sept. 1917.
Canning Peaches will be here next
week. We expect to have a carload
in not later than next Wednesday.
Send us your order.
Habel & Phillips.
The public is cordially invited, and
an. offering will be taken for the
berefit of the Red Cross. Every one
is urged to come and give liberally to
this worthy cause. Efforts have
to make this a success and it is hop-
ed all will come and show their ap-
A large part of the program will
be given by Miss Rene Brant, of Gar-
rett, who has completed her teacher's
work of the Progressive Series.
She will be assisted by Mrs. Emma
Miller, who has completed 2nd year,
Miss Jennie Groves and Mrs. Liven.
good, and a number of the younger
pupils who will wear the costumes
of different countries while they re-
| Barchus, Mary McCune, Ruth Miland,
Ethel Floto, Margaret Kretchman,
Vera Misel, Wilhelmina Cosgrove.
and Evelyn Dahl.
France—Hilda Lichty, Mabel Baer.
England—Mary Conner, Louise
National music of the different
countries will be played. ;
All come and enjoy the program
and give to this wonderful cause for
humanity. The recital was urged by
the Philathea Bible Class of the Re-
formed Sunday school and the money
will be extended to them who will in
turn give it all to the Red Cross. :
HE MUST FIX A DATE.
ship, appeared before Esq. Hay last
week and made information ‘against
a young man, a neighbo#, charging
him with breach of promise of mar-
Officer Cramer brought the accused
in for a hearing, when he cinfessed
that he made the promise, that he
recollected it distinetly but that as he
had fixed no date for the fulfillment
of his promise and that it made no
difference if a promise was broke,
that another could be made just as
The Justice, however, was not in-
clined to be pessimistic in the matter
of promises and gave him eight days
in which to keep and perform, and
fulfill his promise, else he would be
committed before the Great Cadi at
The Meyersdale Public Schools will
open on Monday, September third.
Children who will be six years old
after the opening of the term and
before January first, 1918, will be ad-
mitted at the opening of the term.
Pupils from districts outside of
Meyersdale, who wish to attend the
high school should bring their cer-
tificates from the County Superin-
tendent of Schools to the office of the
Supervising Principal on Saturday,
September first at eleven o’clock for
All non-resident pupils who wish
to attend the grade schools must
make satisfactory arrangements for
their tuition with the Secretary of
the School Board, Mr. J. M. Gnagey
before they will be admitted to the
W. H. Kretchman
Supt. Prin. of Schools.
Get our prices on Job Work.
Some 30 x 8 inch Diamond Tires
this week for $12.00, other sizes at
correspondingly low prices. The
Werner Non-Glare Lenses in stock
—all sizes, T. W. GURLEY.
been put forth by pupils and teacher
no doubt would fill the office satis~
factorily to which he aspires. *
The office of Burgess seems to be
the one most eagerly - sought and
no doubt all of the names below will
appear on the officizl ballot, as many
persons were signing for each. No
one was experiencing any difficulty in
procuring the necessary number of
Joseph L. Reich Democrat
H. M. Cook Republican
Fred Hare Repullican
H. Clay Staub (Saxe) Republican
James Lechemby Republican
F. B. Thomas »
B. S. Rush »
D. J. Fike ”
A. W. Poorbaugh H
J. J. Bowser »
H. J. Ebbececa Democrat
E. L. Donges 2
Dennis Kneirnam »
J. L. Tressler
Justice of the Peace
W. H. Hay
J. Carl Poling
There are four Councilmen to
elect, the terms of C. H. Dia, Howard
Saylor, Harry Staub and James
Lechemby expiring. Mr. Lechemby
is a candidate for re-election, the
others deciding that they Lave had
honors enough for the present! * ‘
The primary will be held V/ednes-
: day, September 19th.
The primary election is the mest
important election the people . are
verdic”, e lo-al tav-s “monn
much more than one half of the taxes
the people are called upon to pay,
and the assessment, collection and ex-
penditure of these taxes are made
by the officers nominated at that.
election. Care should be taken to
secure the best men possible for can-
didates at these elections and their
election is then easy, if the voters
will take any interest.
James Jones, of Baltimore, was
arrested by Constable Cramer last
week and haled before Judge Hay.
Now the narrative reads like fiction,
only the heroine does not appear to
secure James’ release.
James, along with others of Afri-
can descent, was residing in the mon-
ument city, happily and contented,
when a labor agent alluringly
told a tale of wealth to be secured at
Sand Patch by working in a section
gang for the B. & O. James and
his brother, in a fateful hour, bit at
the bait and when they landed, found
they were to replace some men who
were on a strike. Being of a sensi-
tive nature, and the weather being
hot, they could not relish the idea of
being called “scabs” and refused to
go to work.
They then went to Johnstown and
on their return James was arrested
on a charge of carrying concealed
weapons. When given a hearing he
stated that his brother had given
him the gun to carry about fifteen
minutes before his arrest. The
Magistrate agreed to let him depart :
in peace if he would deposit 25 iron
men for use of the commonwealth
and pay the costs. This being more
lucre than James was seized with or
possessed of at that time, he parted
with his weapon and the Justice, and,
with Constable Cramer, left for Som-
erset where he awaits the next ses-
sion of the assizes.
Former Salisbury Boy to Preach.
Rev. Will Baumgardner, of Pitts-
burg, will preach at the Union ser-
vices to be held in the Chautauqua
tent Sunday morning, Sept. 2nd.
This will be the opening of the Chau-
tauqua to be held in Salisbury on
Sept. 2-8th. These union services
i have become an annual custom, and
| 1arge crowds are always present,
Everybody is pleased to know that
Rev. Baumgardner has accepted the
invitation. He will be greeted by an
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