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2 October 1924 - East New Market Items

The sixth and seventh grades entertained the eighth grade of the East New Market High School at a "weenie" roast last Wednesday. Everybody had a big time.

Miss Mildred Higgins, of Cambridge Hospital, has been a frequent visitor in town during the past week.

Mr. and Mrs. Alton Hackett, of Philadelphia, were the weekend guests of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Hackett and Mr. and Mrs. J.B. Wright.

Miss Bebecca Willey, a student at Maryland State Normal School, spent the weekend with her mother, Mrs. Mark K. Willey.

The Dedication Service of the New Baptist Church was held last Sunday afternoon before a large crowd of townspeople and out-of-town guests. Nearly four thousand dollars was raised toward the debt. The ladies of the congregation served lunch to all the guests.

Miss Louise Webster spent the weekend with her mother, Mrs. J.B. Webster.

Miss Mary Eagon spent the weekend as the guest of Miss Rosalie Brinsfield.

Mr. Edwin Henry, of Cambridge, was the guest of Mr. and Mrs. J.B. Wright on Sunday.

Miss Annabel Camper has returned from a visit of a week at the home of her brother, Mr. F. Rawlins Camper, of Hagerstown.

Miss Fanny Stevens had as her guests over the weekend and on Sunday, Mr. and Mrs. Edgar Twilley and family, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. C. Handley Jr., Mr. and Mrs. James Seward and little Miss Leo Frances Beard.

Miss Evelyn Higgins and Mr. Joe Henry Kirwan were visitors at the home of Mr. and Mrs. T.S. Higgins on Sunday.

Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Hackett had as their guests on Sunday: Mr. and Mrs. Harry Webster and children and Mrs. Reginald Bradshaw and little daughter.

Miss Ruth Blake, of Cambridge Hospital, spent Sunday at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Blake.

Mrs. and Mrs. Kinder and family, of Seaford, spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. T. S. Higgins.

Mrs. Linthicum, of Cambridge, spent some time with Mr. and Mrs. Jake Nicholson.

Mr. and Mrs. Milton Willey, of Pocomoke, spent Sunday with Mrs. Mary K. Willey.

Mr. Jefferson Creighton spent the weekend with his mother, Mrs. G. W. Creighton.

Mr. Chas. Webster Jr., we are very sorry to learn is ill. We hope he will soon recover.

Mr. Franklin Isenberg is stationed at Lewes, Delaware, this week.

We are glad to learn that Miss Agnes Smith is much better and that she has resumed her duties at Vienna High School.

Because of the bad rainy weather and poor attendance only a half session was held at the High School on Monday and Tuesday.

Every night this week service was held in the New Baptist Church. Different speakers every night and a musical program was rendered.

Everybody interested in football and Washington College was sorry to learn of their defeat on Saturday at the hands of the University of Maryland. We wish them success in the next game. More interest should be taken in our college – the only one on the Eastern Shore.

Miss Evelyn Jefferson was home for a few days this week.

We are very proud of the fact that Mr. Emil Hildenbrand, a student at Washington College, and a graduate of the class of '22 of the East New Market High School was made president of his class – the junior class of this year. Mr. Lawrence Holland also a '22 graduate was made captain of the baseball team.

Mrs. Nevitt Spence has returned after spending several weeks with her parents at their home in South Carolina.

Miss Mary Gootee entertained at her home last Friday evening the Cabinet members of the M.E. Church.

Mr. and Mrs. Roy Melvin and children, of Cambridge, were visitors at the home of Mr. and Mrs. E.W. Reid on Sunday.

We are glad to see that Mrs. Sharp, who has been ill, is again able to be out.

Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Isenberg have as their guests Mrs. Wm. Stinchcombe, of Philadelphia.