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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Middletown Weekly — 12 July 1912

MIDDLETOWN WEEKLY T v Volume I. Charming Birthday Party One of the most charming social even tl'tff I 'the season was the celebration of the thirteenth birthday of Miss Ruth Cooley, which took place at the home of her father, Mr. James Cooley, near town last Saturday evening. She was assisted in receiving her little friends by her aunts, Mrs. Charles Campbell and Mrs. Bell. After an evening of delightful games and music, refreshments consisting of fruits, ices and cakes were served on the lawn. The guests were Misses Ruth Beery, Esther Edmonson, Ruth Shearer, Gladys Grove/Myrtle Rhodes, Lucy and Dorothy Larrick, Genevieve Fishpaw, and Messrs. Yates Willey and Ed. Rogers, of Middletown, Miss Emma Rhodes and Lee Bottle, of Meadow Mills, and Miss,Mary Brumback, Mr. Gilbert Brumbaok, Mr. Lee Rid»rds,and Mr. and Mrs. Lee,,tfretrasburg. Woodman’s Picnic August 17th, the date decided upon by the “Woodman” for their annual picnic, which will take place in J. R. Watson’s woods, on the Chapel...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Middletown Weekly — 12 July 1912

THE MIDDLETOWN frftKLf; Published by THE STRASBURG NEWS PUB. CO. E. E. Keister ... Editor The only weekly newspaper published in Frederick county. Subscription SI.OO per year in advance. No paper will be discontinued without order from subscriber. Papers returned without other notice cannot be received as a. notification of discontinuance. Advertising rates quoted upon application. One rate to all. Editorial Department: MIDDLETOWN - - - VIRGINIA Business Offices: STRASBURG .... VIRGINIA (Eberly Building) Entered at the Middletown, Va., postoffice as second class matter. The Middletown Weekly Upon this date, July 12, 1912, the Middletown Weekly makes its advent into the newspaper world and into the business life of the people of Frederick county. In so doing, we hope by lending aid and assistance, by co operating in the up-lift of the normal, intellectual, and business interests, to grow into importance and become a potent factor in ail that is good for the people, our patrons. This ...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Middletown Weekly — 12 July 1912

a feather, and a nit: lt^HPr ° ther niaiiic,,s °f ,,ie to^ n iPtoO" h ’ A&fe She thought she’d go to the next Sunday just to show if. ijjjf? , But, though the little bonnet warfadMEb larger than a dime, ... '*s*' The getting of it settled pfbdfefwi be a work of time; So, when tied, all the bells had stoppedsflfar ringing, And when she ,cHm to meeting, sure folks were singing. , So this foolish little maided stood and waited at the door. And she shook her ruffles oil* behind and smoothed them out-before. •‘Hallelujah! Hallelujah!” sang the choir above her head, • ‘Hardly knew you 1 Hardly knew you!” were the words she thought they said. This made maiden feel so very, very crosi, That she gave her little mouth a twist, her little head a toss;' For she thought the very tomn they sang was all about her jwnnet, With the ribbon, and the feather, and the bit of lace upon it. p* And she did not wait to listen to the sermon or the prayefy: feut pattered down the slltnmtreet and i...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Middletown Weekly — 12 July 1912

LOCAL ITEMS Mrs. Nora Cartmell, who is spending the summer in Winchester, spent Tuesday with Mrs. J. R. Watson. Mr. and Mrs. A. P.Willey spent the week-end in Berryville with Mrs. Mrs. Willey’s brother, Mr. James Jones. Little Ruth Shearer entertained a few of her friends at “Waverly” on the Fourth. Roger Edmonson, after spending the Fourth with friends in Winchester and the week end with County Treasurer McCarr, at Stephenson, returned home Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Pope and little daughter, Dorothy, recently returned from a visit to relatives in Cincinnati and Dayton, Ohio. The Weekly, six months, 50c. Mr. Herschel Borden returned Saturday from a business trip to Washington. Little Emma Wight, of Baltimore, is visiting her aunt, Miss Wight. Mrs. Katherine Yates and Mrs. George Mitchell returned Monday from a delightful visit to M rs. Yates’ daughter, Mrs. Jesse Stahl, at Berryville. Mrs. Herbert S. Larrick and little daughter, of Winchester, are spending some time with Mrs. Lou...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Middletown Weekly — 19 July 1912

MIDDLETOWN WEEKLY Volume I. Woodmanj£C Last Saturday Minebank was the scene of a very successful and highly enjoyable picnic, that was held under the auspices of the order of Modern Woodmen. A large crowds were on the grounds to witness to the numerous attractions that were prepared for the occasion. There was music constantly offered for the enjoyment of the hearers by the Hamburg band, together with games and contests of various description. Speeches were delivered much to the edification of all present, Attorney Guyer, of Strasburg, addressing the gathering in the ternoonMinebank is a district, whose opportunities are not fully appreciated by the people of th? surrounding country, for if they were, it is believed thst the'business of that plaoftoltfifht be attracted to local markets. It is never too late to start and now that we know of the advantages that village offers, let us haste to make use of them and to encourage them. The Minebank picnic was a day of real pleasure and jo...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Middletown Weekly — 19 July 1912

THE MIDDLfTOWH WttKLY. Published by ‘ THE STRASBURG NEWS PUB. CO. E. E. Keister ... Editor The only weekly newspaper published in Frederick county. Subscription SI.OO Ser year in advance. No paper will be iscontinued without order from subscriber, Papers returned without other notice cannot be received as a notification of discontinuance. Advertising rates quoted upon application. One rate to all. Editorial Department: MIDDLETOWN - - - VIRGINIA Business Offices; STRASBURG - - - - VIRGINIA (Eberly Building) Entered at the Middletown, Va., postoffice as second class matter. Which Shall It Be Politics or Farming We have just passed through a political crisis in our Presidental nominations that absorbed the attention and interest of the people to the point of distraction. During the two weeks when the conventions were in progress, the question of certain candidates’ chances was on the tongue of every citizen of the land, and there is no doubt that many thought a national calamity was im...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Middletown Weekly — 19 July 1912

Tulip. Mr. Thompson and wife of Mfrerton, spent Saturday and r Mr and Mrs. R*M. Cougill and Miss ptajiche Sargent were guests atf’Glenwood last Sunday. Mrs. Sndle Gruver and son, from near Reliance, spent Friday with the former’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. S. T. White. Miss Katye Evans has returned home, after spending two weeks n Riverton. Oranda Letter ..'Ta Miss Bessie Stickley issuing nicely at present. \ Mrs. Martha V. Stickleyllost a valuable horse recently. | H. P. Miller spent a few pours at his old home this week. Misses Mary and Katherine Orndorff are visiting friends in Richmond. M. M, Orndorff a business trip to W Baltimore last wee]fr present is on a buSfWH'mp to several Southern cities. Hugh Stickley and wife and Harry Diller, of Carlisle, Pa., were the recent guests at M. M. Orndorff’s. Relatives at H. M. Loving’s from Huntington, W. Va., are visiting here at present. We are having some nice showers here at present which are a help to vegetation. H. B. Keener, wears a very...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Middletown Weekly — 19 July 1912

. LOCAL HEMS Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Grove and family, who are spending the summer here, returned last week from a short visit to their old home at Frederick, Md. Prof. Reed, of V. P. 1., Blacksburg, Va., is registered at the Wayside Inn. Messrs. Hand, of Hagerstown; Krider, of Baltimore; Janney and Cooper, of Winchester, and Coffman, of Blacksburg, are among those registered at the Kline House. Mr. and Mrs. James Downall and children, and Mrs. Downall, of Pittsburg, arrived Monday on a visit to Mr. Edward Haneell and family. Alex. Adams, of Stephens City, spent Monday with his sister, Mrs. Ed. Hansell. Miss Vivian Edmonson returned last Saturday from a visit to relatives in Baltimore. Mrs Kate Lewis left last week for a visit to Cumberland. Mr. John Krider and Miss Cora Larrick spent Sunday afternoon with Mrs. John Steele, at Stephens City. Some of our citizens are so patriotic that they are living on George Washington corn hakes. Mr. and Mrs. George Clarke presented as a birthday gift ...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Middletown Weekly — 26 July 1912

\ Jr* ' •Middletown weekly to Have Big Time ißlPrograms are out for the ninth annual session of the Virginia State Farmers’ Institute, which will be held this year in Winchester, August Ist and 2nd. Officers of the Institute have been at work for weeks on the details of the big agricultural meet and have provided a large number of interesting exercises and addresses. The program is designed to interest and instruct, and the invitations are addressed to the farmers of the State as well as their wives and daughters. The usual reduced rates Will be in force on all roads afed can be obtained upon application to local agents. Among the prominent speakers who will be present are Governor Mann, Highway Commissioner Wilson, FjO. Sandy, and Dairy Commissioner Saunders. /' Subscribe toj£eWs«SwMr. ScliMik ixßrming Host Splendid Rains do Much Good Those who-because of the late season found occasion to grumble will now have cause to change their tune to |ne of rejoicing, as the frequent'showers ...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Middletown Weekly — 26 July 1912

THE MIDDLETOWN WEEKLY. Published by THE STRASBURG NEWS PUB. CO. E. E. Keister - - - Editor The only weekly newspaper published in Frederick county. Subscription SI.OO per year in advance. No paper will be discontinued without order from subscriber, Papers returned without other notice cannot be received as a notification of discontinuance. Advertising rates quoted upon application. One rate to all. Editorial Department: MIDDLETOWN - - - VIRGINIA Business Offices; STRASBURG - - - - VIRGINIA (Eberly Building) Entered at the Middletown, Va., postoffice as second class matter. Our Youth and Athletics Any one, who has ever had any experience in the training of the young wili doubtless find little difficulty in endorsing the statement that the best guarantee of a properly reared boy or girl lies in the application to his or her life of the principle of industry. If a parent or guardian would have its charge brought up in ways of usefulness ahd good, there can be no surer method of attaini...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Middletown Weekly — 26 July 1912

ffe M ADE«NCRET£ tkt MWlum SubstßWMl for Stone In ran os' WJA l|Hmlrabla W Reinfo«jPri*oncretc as a construc--1 tioiutl msteml k coming more apd i Jaore inft>>f«vor. Recently it was greased info sendee for statuary purposes, a fine piece of work' in this medium having bapn completed recently wySspaly, in France. Abe atatue, which is 48 fet high, crowds i a pedestal 24 feet in height, the total height of the monument therefore being 72 feet. It was intended originally that the statue should be cast in iron, but difficulties arose with the donor, so that he decided ultimately to ascertain the possibilities of reinforced concrete for this purpose. It was a task beset with innumerable and peculiar difficulties; but these were overcome as they arose, and the itatue resembles in every way a piece of work in stone. The statue was divided into four parts —namely, the cylindrical base, a vertical core, a series of horizontal fibs connecting the core with the external sh...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Middletown Weekly — 26 July 1912

LOCAL ITEMS CHURCH ANNOUNCEMENTS Grace M. E. Church, South Rev. DeWitt Beery, Pastor Middletown —Preaching 11 a. m. and Bp. m. each Sunday. Sunday School 9:45 a. m. Prayer Meeting Wednesday night at 8 o’clock. Junior League second and fourth Sundays at 2 p. m. Senior League in Church Parlor each Sunday at 8 p. m. Hite’s Chapel— Preaching first and third Sundays at 3:30 p. m. Sunday School every Sunday at 2:30 p. m. Epworth— Preaching second Sunday at 3:30 p. m. Sunday School every Sunday at 2:30 p. m. Mrs. C. C. Ham mack and little daughter, Eugenia, left Saturday for Mason and Dixon, Md., where they will be the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Victor Larrick. Mrs. D. Yates and neice, Estaline Ramey, who have been visiting Mrs. Alice Yates, returned to Brunswick Monday. Misses Grace and Amy Clark spent the week-end at Meadow Mills with relatives. Miss Nettie Willey returned Sunday from a short visit to her sister, Mrs Hugh Stickley, on Cedar Creek. Go to Edmonson for ice-cream cones and delic...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Middletown Weekly — 2 August 1912

PIwHDDLETOWN WEEKLY Volume I. | Birthday Celebration Thursday evening, July 25, at her home on Railroad avenue, Miss Florence Rogers was given a most charming party in honor of her eighteenth birthday by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Rogers. The house was tastefully decorated with cut flowers and potted plants. After an evening spent in delightful games instrumental music and songs. At a late hour refreshments consisting of fruits, ices and cake were served, Miss Rogers is one of the prettiest and most charming girls In town. Her host of friends wish her good luck many returns of the day. Thejjnvited guests were: Misses Estger Leidig, Mamie and Edna Brumback, Shelby Rhodes, Margaret and Lucy Rogers and Messrs. Ernest Hinkins, David Rhodes, Herbert and Edwin Brumback,- and Fred Kline, all of Mlddletq*b, and Miss Bessie Topeka, Kansas, Dr. HpPTClark. of Winchester, and Prof. J. O. Beard, of Harrisonburg. Va. Winchester and the Horse Mayor H. H. Baker, of Winchester, has lately decid...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Middletown Weekly — 2 August 1912

THE HIDDIHOWH WHKLY. Published by THfc STRASBURG NEWS PUB. CO. E. E. Keister - - - Editor The only weekly newspaper published in Frederick county. Subscription SI.OO per year in advance. No paper will be discontinued without order from subscriber. Papers returned without other notice cannot be received as a notification of discontinuance. Advertising rates quoted upon application. One rate to all. Editorial Department: MIDDLETOWN - - - VIRGINIA Business Offices: STRASBURG - - - - VIRGINIA (Eberly Building) Entered at the Middletown, Va., postoffice as second class matter. Agricultural High School The appropriation of $2,500 for the Agricultural High School at this place is now in the hands of County Treasurer McCann. It will be used to thoroughly equip the department of Domestic Science and Manual Training and also in the Agricultural department. The teachers in these departments have been badly handicapped in their work for lack of proper equipments and all concerned are glad to kn...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Middletown Weekly — 2 August 1912

4mA Folk ;|]ip r *iiey , » Up J'j tfpoWljMncy^lap mfng throws A thouaasd pearly drops '■wll'k ' . To wake a single rose. jwfjS&p*; ■■ ’ 'tSE*. often in the course Of life’s few fleeting years, A single pleasure costs The soul a thousand tears. **s•) —F. IV. Bourdillon So mooh has been said about the dangers of the public drinking cup that one would think that we had had the last word on the subject, that even one word more would be superfluous; and yet it is impossible to go into any place where this menace still exists without seeing people who seem, otherwise, ordinarily intelligent unhesitatingly drink from these reservoirs of healthdestroying bacteria. It would all be very well if people could, as the familiar poem suggests, “leave but a kiss within the cup,” but so mijch is left besides the kiss or other than the kiss and there 1 ! the rub. Fortunately for all* the law is stepping in to protect those who will not protect themselves. Kansas was, we believe, the first...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Middletown Weekly — 2 August 1912

LOCAL ITEMS CHURCH ANNOUNCEMENTS Grace M. E. Church, South Rev. DeWitt Beery, Pastor Midi tLETOWN— Preaching 11 a. m. and Bp. m. each Sunday. Sunday School 9:41' a. m. Prayer Meeting Wednesday night at 8 o’clock. Junior League set nd and fourth Sundays at 2 p. m. So:. tor League in Church Parlor each St: nday at 8 p. m. Hite’s Chapel— Preaching first and third Sundays at 3:30 p. m. Sunday School every Sunday at 2:30 p. m. liPWOßTH— Preaching second Sunday at 3:30 p. m. Sunday School every Sunday at 2:30 p. m. Prof. Koontz, Principal of the Agricultural School, 4th Congressional district Burkville, Va., is here instructing the farmers in this -section how to grow alfalfa. It is a part of the program of the extension society from the 7th Congressional district, Agricultural School at this place, i Call at M. H. Rhodes’ for the latest popular songs. Fifty cent music now going at three pieces for twenty-five cents. Mrs. Joseph Totten and daughter, Mrs. Roy Mitchell, of Riverton, spent l...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Middletown Weekly — 9 August 1912

Wddletown weekly i . I The Winchester Institute | Thursday and Friday were two I interesting days to the farmers and orchard growers 6f Frederick county and adjoining counties. President Westmoreland Davis, of Leesburg occupied the chair. There was an orchestra ! present which rendered attractive music for the occasion. Feeding of cattle, Dairy cows and the whole field appertaining to Agriculture in its varied lines were , h thoroughly discussed. The speakers were all qualified to impart their information*in a practical manner. A local institute was duly organized with the following ofp cers: President, Chas. E. Cl<prt enger; Vice-Pres. S. L. Luptdn; Treasurer, S. M. Chiles; Secre#tary, Lewis Pigeon; Directors, John Larriok. John M. Steck, John Thwaite. Ernest Punk, and Wm. E. Branson. J ft One of the most delightfu^ffiatures of the that will carry many pUWWant memoL ries to the end of time with those who were so fortunate to participate in this delightful feast, was a lu...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Middletown Weekly — 9 August 1912

THE MIDDItTOWW WftKlT. Published by THE STRASBURG NEWS PUB. CO. E. E. Keister - - - Editor The only weekly newspaper published in Frederick county. Subscription SI.OO per year in advance. No paper will be discontinued without order from subscriber. Papers returned without other notice cannot be received as a notification of discontinuance. Advertising rates quoted upon application. One rate to all. Editorial Department: MIDDLETOWN - - - VIRGINIA Business Offices: STRASBURG - - - - VIRGINIA (Eberly Building) Entered at the Middletown, Va., postoffice as second class matter. Educate the Young The time is fast approaching when the educational institutions of our land will fling wide the doors for the admission of students upon the begginning of a new session. At this time, and not when the schools actually begin to open, should parents deal with the question of their children’s education. An issue of so great moment requires the taking into account of a multitude of items that vary as ...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Middletown Weekly — 9 August 1912

-Vr ‘ ' rtf' ' ' Chair. old slipper* that toast at w the bars, ragged old jacket perfumed ’Wifli cigars. Away from the world and its toils and its cares, snug' little kingdom up four '' Kjrsof stairs. |f# To the realm is a toil, to be But tlih gtirl there is bright, and the air rather pure; And the view I behold on a sunshiny day Is grand through the chimney, pots over the way. Their snug little chamber is crammed in all nooks With mothless old nicknacks and silly old books, And foolish old odds and foolish old ends, Cracked bargains from broken, cheap keep-sakes from friends. But of all the cheap treasures that garnish my nest, There’s one that I love, and I cheerish the best: For the finest of couches that’s padded with hair, I never would change the, my canebottomed chair. ’Tis a handy-legged, high-shoulderedL worn-leather seat, With a creaking old back, and twistedF old feet; But since the fair morning when Fannie sat there, I bless thee and love thee, old canebottomed chair. It...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Middletown Weekly — 9 August 1912

LOCAL ITEMS CHURCH ANNOUNCEMENTS Grace M. E. Church, South Rev. DeWitt Beery, Pastor Middletown—Preaching 11 a. m. and Bp. m. each Sunday. Sunday School 9:46 a. >m. Prayer Meeting Wednesday night at 8 o’clock. Junior League second and fourth Sundays at 2 p. m. Senior League in Church Parlor each Sunday at 8 p. m. Hite’s Chapel—Preaching first and third Sundays at 3:30 p. m. Sunday School every Sunday at 2:30 p. m. Bpworth—Preaching second Sunday at 3:30 p. m. Sunday School every Sunday at 2:30 p. m. Little Miss Katherine Hammond and brother, Paul, of Woodstock, are visiting friends here. Mrs. Annie Lichliter has been the guest of Miss Jennie Stickley, on Cedar Creek, for the past few days. Mrs. Neal Kline was called to Winchester by the illness of her sister, Mrs. Farrows. Mr. and Mrs. Gorden Keith, Mr. and Mrs. William Miller, and daughter, Miss Pauline Miller, C. E. Edmonson and son Hermon, Misses Ida, Mary and Edith Binges and guests, the Misses Hawkins, were among tho...

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