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M E L V 1 N , STEELE JOHNSON, EDITORS A N D P R O P R I E T O R S . SATURDAY MORNING, JANUARY 15. YOUNG MEN TO THE FRONT. Democrats are again in Baltimore city, ami they are cou- fldcnt ot regaining the c o n t r o l of that city, \ \ h i c h i n f . i i t h a i u l beiitt m e u t is so btrougly a t t a c h e d t o the Democracy. Mr. Charles H. Poitei. one of t h e leading s p u r t s engaged in l e v i v i n g p a r t y o r g a n i z a t i o n , b.iys of the Citizens Democrat re Associa- t i o n , which was recently f o r m e d : "As s t a t e d in its c h a r t e r the association is tor the purpose of bc- e u n u g success tor tlie D o t u o e r a t i c p a r t y in Baltimore City. It i- to bo i n t u i t i v e l y n o n - t a c t i o n a l , a n d hh.ill not be s u b s e r v i e n t to the interests of any one peison ov set of persons, it.being t h e desire t h a t t h e p a r t y shall be u n i t e d for the sole purpose of a d v a n c i n g its f u t u r e w e l f a r e and success. All Baltimore Deraooiats ought to be able to u n i t e u p o n this declination of principles, as it e l i m i - nates the financial question w h i c h split the pai ty in 1896. Should that question arise at s o m e f u t o r o time it is to be hoped that the people will be in a position to settle it once Eor all. but, in the meantime, it is the h e i g h t of f o l l y for us to waste our strength by division and thus allow the Republican party to fasten it self upon our city. '"The y o u n g men who h a v o s t a i t ed this m o v e m e n t are deeply in earnest. They have been fooled and misled t i m e and a g a i n , and are h e a r t i l y lived of it. They have become accustomed to high s o u n d i n g phrases and w e l l - w r i t t e n paper constitutions w h i c h promise all things and perform n o t h i n g . T h e y o u n g m e u have boing practically doing all the necessary p o l i t i c a l work for years and they now believe it t i m e to take some l i t t l e p a i t i u t h e direction of party affairs. "Our association proposes a. perfect, practical and working organization in every precinct in the city. We are not prepared to tell our plans in detail at this t i m e . Let this suffice for the time being as simply a note to the public that the young men are about to open shop and that they will very soon be reddv for business." LET US HAVE GOOD ROADS. A NOVEL SUGGESTION. G o v e r n o r Lowndes' message to the Legislatuie has at least one suggestion t h a t is novel. He proposes, »s a remedy for lynchings, that the coiinty in w h i c h a lynching oceuis shall pay a heavy fine to the State for each and every such offense. The Governor's premise that l y n c h - ing is mnrder, pnre and simple, is undeniable; b u t the p u n i s h m e n t f£ every taxpayer in n c o u n t y fot a crime committed by a dozen or two reckless or infuriated men, w i t h o u t tho foreknowledge of any of t h e m , perhaps, would be a ridiculous attempt at justice, or l a t h e r , perversion of justice. The crime of raui- tler has now a fixed p u n i s h m e n t for actual commission a n d for aid or abstinent. One or a n o t h e r degiee ot the c r i m e should be fastened upon a man before lie is punished in auy m a n n e r for it. The G o v e r n o r ai- gues that his suggestion would lead the people to select for officers men who w o u l d use intelligent and com a- g e o u s e f f o i t s to protect their pris- oneis antl discover and prosecute those offenders against law and order. No one in this State can agree ·with the Governor in his decimation t h a t "it is difficult to understand ·what precise methods produce l j u u h - ings." There is but one crime for which lynching is resorted to, and deplore lynching as m u c h and jusily Thciu is n o t h i n g w h i c h w i l l ad- v.uico .1 c o m m u n i t y more q u i c k l y t h a n good toads-, and it is t h e r c f o i e g i a t i f j i n g t o k n o w t h a t organised e f t o i t i s to be put f o r t h in tint, direction: As soon as tho Legislature settles d o w u to business, the good roads bills of the L. A. W. \ \ i l l be presented and pushed. W h i l e the \\lieelmeu expect to have t h e meas- u r e s passed at t h i s session, t h o j a i e not a n x i o u s to h a v e t h e m put in effect u n t i l the people ot t h e State are educated n p to the p o i n t u l i e i o t h o will h c a i t i l y co-opeiate i n h a v - ing tlieui cailied o u t . N o t h i n g they t h i n k , could be m o i e d i s a s t i o u s tliau to have t h e measures passed and t h e n jidministeied lu a halt-hearted wny. Mr. C o n w a j W. Sams is p r e p a r i n g aiiollioi p a m p h l e t on the good roads bills, which will show how much is actually expended at present on the loads of Maryland, w i t h l i t t l e or no l e s u l t . He t h i n k s t h a t the o u t l y is f u l l y $400,000 per year. He will also shou. hoiv m u c h could bo accomplished by an a n n u a l outlay of tins p r o p o r t i o n , provided it were used in accordance w i t h the best knowledge at pieserrt available in road-making. The pamphlet will appear about the m i d d l e of the present session, w h e n the bills aie being considered in committee. EDITORIAL NOTE3. We b.ive received from the a u t h o r , M i . T. W. Wood, a treatise on political economy entitled "The Road to Prosperity." The a u t h o r says it \vas w n t t e u w i t h a view to a i d i n g in dealing p e r m a n e n t prosperity and the c o n t e n t m e n t of the people. In s u m m i n g u p t h o currency question he says: "This c o u n t r y needs the s u i e s t and most i n v u l n e r a b l e cur\ o n c y in the \ v o i l d to sustain our in- dnstnes at all times, aud cause no tinxiety. W i t h o u t doubt t h i s cau be best supplied by gold, silver and pn- pei, issued by the g o v e r n m e n t oi the United States. Free coinage of silver m u s t be adopted, all outstanding notes called in, aud exchanged for u n i f o r m treasury notes of suitable denominations, which should be issued to keep sufficient in circulation to provide at all times $30 per capita in m o n e j tor use in this c o u n t r y , t h e n satisfactory business conditions will be continuous." The publication in the New York Swt of a pait of the pension loll resulted in showing t h a t a pension of $72 a m o n t h is still going to Hham Miller of Poit Jervis, N. Y., al though ho has been dead two y e a r s . Henrietta 0. W h i t a k m - of L e x i n g ton, Ky., is on the roll for $100 per m o n t h , but she is not known m t h a t city. Other frauds have also come to light as a result of the publica- 0. 6. Garnet on, m a i i a g e i ol R . G. Dun Uo.'s M e i c a u t i l c Agency at W i l m i n g t o n , has f u r n i s h e d the I'hcnuvj with tigures c o n c e r n i n g busi- j ness felines on tho P e n i n s u l a tor the last four years. Mr. Camoion t h i n k s the Peninsula is in bottci sh.ipe financially now t h a n it has been foi several years, in t h a t the people owe less m o n e y t h a n f o i m c r - ly, and ilie prospect for a lair business is gond. Storekeepers i c p o r t t h a t tanners have paid t h e i r bills p r e t t y generally, and the wholesale trade is m a k i n g closer collections., w h i c h b e n e f i t s .ill classes. D i n i n g t h e year ISC7 the E a s t e r n Shore c o u n t i e s of M a r y l a n d had 28 l a i l - nres w i t h liabilities of $84,800 and assets aggiegiitiug $'50,100. In 1890' the Eastern Shore bad 3j f a i l u r e s , 27 in 1893, 48 in ISQ4, 43 in 1893, and 32 in 1892. For the three years preceding 1SQ7 the liabilities and assets of the Eastern Shoie failures were as follows: 1894, liabilities $183,330, assets $111,175; 1S03, liabilities $134,900, assets $81;200; 1S9G, liabilities $426,300, assets $369,100. The citizens and taxpayers of Queen Auue's c o u n t y have been agitating the question of offering a bill in the Legislature looking to a change in the mode of collecting county aud State taxes. Taxes are now collected by local collectors appointed by the C o u n t y Commissioners in iuul for each district separately. The pioposed bill advocates the t i e a s u i e i system, which places all tax collections i u the h a n d * of a County Treasurer. This suggested system seemed to meet the a p p r o v a l of a laige class ot citizens, aud was expected to meet w i t h very l i t t l e objection. It now appeals t h a t a counter petition is being circulated opposing auy ehaugo iu the present mode. Tho treasurer system i« not popular from a p o l i t i c a l s t a n d p o i n t as it does away with six of the seven collectors in a c o u n t y of seven districts like Queen Anne's. It is likely t h a t tho Queen Anne's law will be modelled after o u r treasurer l a w . AN IMPORTANT CONVENTION On a c c o u n t of t h e presence of v a r i o u s insects posts a n d f u n g o u s diseases, tho most i m p o r t a n t of \ \ h i c h cue the San Jose scale and the peach yellows, in m a n j orclmids of the State, it has been deemed advisable, a f t e i c o n s u l t a t i o n w i t h m a n y p r o m i n e n t h i n t g r o w e r s a n d n u r s o i y m e u , to hold a c o n v e n t i o n in Baltimore, tor tho p u r pose of considering and r e c o m m e n d i n g some a p p r o p r i a t e letps.la.tiou toi t h e pio- tectiou and preset v a t i o u of our vast f i u i t and n u i s e i y rmlnstiios. T h e rapidity w i t h w h i c h these peats ot oiu orchards and urn series are i n creasing rcndeis p t o m p t and efficient l e g i s l a t i o n , looking toward t h e i r snppiossion a n d c o n t i o l , most i m p e i a t i v c :i«d absolutely essential to^iieecss in h o r t i c u l t u r a l and agric u l t u r a l p u r s u i t s . A l l h o i ' t i c u l t u r ists, m i r e i y i n c t i , f l o r i s t s , a g r r c u l - t n i i s t s and others inteiestcd J i u t h e preservation and e v t e n s i o n of oiu f r u i t i n d u s t r i e s aie, t h e i c f o r e , invited to meet iu C o n v e n t i o n at the Pacific Hall, N. E Cor. B a l t i m o r e and Paca Streets, B a l t i m o r e , J a n u - ary 26th and 27th, 1808, the session to begin Wednesday .at 1:00 p. m., and c o n t i n u e at the pleasure of those assembled. A p r o g r a m m e for Wednesday e v e n i n g w i l l be an- n o u n c e d Liter. It is u r g e n t l y 10- quested I h a t all h o r t i c u l t u r i s t s , a g r i c u l t u r a l a n d allied organ r n / n - t i o u s iu the State s h o u l d send delegates. Auy l e t t e i s of i n q u i r y b h o u l d be sent to the Secretary of the committee, Prof. W. D. J o h n s o n , College P.tik, w h o w i l l givo them p r o m p t a t t e n t i o n . Prof. Johnson m sending the above call to the JOURNAL adds: "Our o r c h a r d s are d e c l i n i n g , and their speedy destruction is a p p a r e n t by the widespread d i s t r i b u t i o n of San Jose scale, aud that m y s t e r i o u s disease--the yellows, uuless p r o m p t action is Uken tor tho c o n t r o l and suppression of these pests." t i o u of a portion of the r o l l , and aud there is no d o u b t t h a t its full and general publication would briug a knowledge of thousands ot f r a u d - u l e n t pensions. The deadlock in the House of Delegates was broken by the election of Mr. Louis Sehaefer, of B a l t i m o r e c r t y , speaker. The vote stood fifty- tin ee tor Schaefer and t h i r t y - s e v e n , for Q u i u l u u , t h e candidate of the Sixth district combine- The Demo- ciats to a man voted v u t h t h e eleven Mulster men, which action is goner- ally regarded as good politics ou tlreir part, as there was no hope whatever of the election of a Democrat to the Speakership. as we may, so long as there are brutes to perpetrate it t h e r e \ \ i l l bo men to avenge it q u i c k l j , though Jaws h u m a n aud d i v i n e be thereby broken. Justice w i t h o u t delay iu the courts will more nearly remedy this evil than a n y t h i n g t h a t can be suggested at this time. A wholesome lesson of t h i s k i u d was recently given in Virginia, in which a m u r - derer was apprehended, tried, convicted aud sentenced to death · n i t h i n a week. Demonstrate the a d c q u a c j of the law to p u n i s h i n h u m a n cumes promptly and w i t h o u t unnecessary legal quibble, and lyuclnup will in large measure cease. Mark H a n n a was elected Senator by the Ohio Legislatuie on Wednesday last. He f o u g h t a hard fight aud w o n by a very small majority. N o w t h e great Marcus will have a c h a n c e to even up things w i t h (he Grovoiuor of t h e State and seveuil other big Republicans who h a v e been leading the combination against him. That he will do it, those who k n o w H a n u a do not d o u b t . Don't cftunt Ohio in the R e p u b l i c a n col- u m n at the next election. The Delaware Legislature .met in adjoin ued session, at Dover, ou Tuesday. Governor Tunnell's message w a s lead in both houses. In each house a, motion that the members be res worn according to the obligations defined by the new Consti- t u t i o n was laid ou the table. The opinion is advanced t h a t u n t i l it completes its work this Legislature is under the old C o n s t i t u t i o n . The report of the Board of Manage: s of the Maryland Hospital foi the Insane, for the year 1807, has been received. The Board recommends the purchase of additional l a u d so that the f a r m i n g operations, w h i c h were profitable last year, may be increased. They say the insti- t u t i o n is in perfect condition under the management of S u p e r i n t e n d e n t Dr. J Percy Wade. Di. Wade in his report makes a very pleasing mention of Drs. Chirk aud Deweese, as follows: "My colleague, Dr. J. Clement Clark, by his f a i t h f u l aud efficient discharge of the duties entrusted to him has been of valuable assistance to me in the management of the hospital." "Dr. Cornelius Deweese, who was a p p o i n t e d second assistant and Pathologist, has s h o w n by his previous work to be f u l l y competent to discharge the duties. His work as Pathologist is to be especially commended." The Democratic members of both houses of the General Asiembly met iu caucus Thursday aud n o m i n a t e d A r t h u r P. G o r m a n for United States Seuator to succeed himself. Judge Henry Page was put iu n o m i n a t i o n for Senator by Delegate Riley, of Aune Aruudel, and seconded by Senator Applegarth, of Dorchester, aud Delegate Redden, of this county. A f t e r the fust vote, in which the t h r e e gentlemen named voted for Judge Page, the vote was made unanimous for Senator G o r m a n . The action of Delegate Redden in v o t i n g for an Eastern Shoreman for Senator was in strict accord w i t h tho declarations of tho platform upon w h i c h he was nominated, and his efforts w i l l be always directed toward tlie accomplishment of the declarations of that charter of his p r i n - ciples. The 1*. W. it 11.11. K .iiul ISr.uiclics. The sixtieth a n n u a l meeting of t h e stockholders of the Philadelphia, Wilmington and Baltimore Railroad C o m p a n y was held iu W i l m i n g t o n on Monday. The old board of directors \vas re-elected, aud they iu t u r n , re-elected tire pieseut offieeis aud directors. The reports of the presi- d e n t and tieasurer showed the road and its branches to be iu a prospero u s e o u d i t r o u . The gross e a r n i n g s f r o m the operations of the Phila- d e l p h i a , W i l m i n g t o n and Baltimore Railroad and roads controlled by it for the year e n d i n g October 31st, 1897, weic $'8,701,436.30, s h o w i n g a decrease rn gross e a r n i n g s of $255,(194.82. The expenses tor the same lieiiod w e t e $5,404,205.10, and for theprevionsyeai$6,694,007.30, showing a decrease iu expenses of $289,- 802.4G. The net earnings for the same period were $2,387,231.38, aud for tho previous year $2,333,123.74, showing an rucrcase m net earnings of $34,107.04. R e p o i t of Delaware, M a r y l a n d and Virginia Railroad showed a deficit of $'20,314.52; C a m b r i d g e and Seaford, a deficit of $18006; Queen Auue's aud Kent, deficit, $13,782.10. B a l t i m o r e aud Potomac showed a surplus of $29,430,16, a n d Wash- i n g t o n S o u t h e r n , a deficit of $22,014.12; tho Delaware a n d Chesapeake, a deficit of $10,203.02; the Delaware R a i l r o a d , a s u r p l u s of $93,783.57. A l l p e r n n s u l a r t r i b u t a r i e s s h o w a u impioTemontover last year, excepting the Qneen Anne's and Kent load, w h i c h falls below 189C. Vriiiis.li;iiil,i I'ours to rioriilu. W i t h its m a t c h l e s s c l i m a t e , its oiange giovcs, its rivers aud l.tki\s, i t s b o n t i n g a n d b a t h i n g , i t s f i s h r n g a n d l i n n l r n g , a n d us p r i m e v a l f o i - psts, F l o i i d a presents u n u v n l c d at- t r a c t i o n s toi t h e v a l e t u d i n a r i a n , t h o lover of n a t u r e , the s p o r t s m a n , and the e x p l o r e r . Tho first Jacksonville t o u r of the season via the P e n n s y l v a n i a Railroad, a l l o w i n g two weeks in F l o r i d a , loaves New York by special t r a i n T u e s d a j , J a n u a r y 23, E \ c u s i o r i tickets, i n c l u d i n g r a i l r o a d trans- p o r t a t i o n , P u l l m a n a c c o m m o d a t i o n s (one b e r t h ) , and mi'iils en r o u t e iu both d i r e c t i o n s \ v h i l e t r a v e l i n g on the special train, w i l l be suld at the following uites: New York, $30.00; P h i l a d e l p h i a , $43.00: C.urand.ugua, $52.85, Ei 10, $54.35; Wilkesbarro, $30.35; P r t t a b u r f f , 10100, aud irt proportionate rates trom other p o i n t s . For tickets, i t i n e r a r i e s , and f u l l i n f o r m a t i o n a p p l y to t i c k e t agents; T o u r i s t A g e n t , 1196 B r o a u w a y , New Y o r k ; or address Geo. W. Bo^d, Assistant General Passenger Agent, Broad Street S t a t i o n , Philadelphia. Persons who are troubled with i n d i g e s t i o n will be interested in the e x p e r i e n c e of Wrn. H. P e u n , chief clerk in the railway mail service at Des Monies, Iowa, who writes: "It gives me pleasure to testify to the m e r i t s of Chamberlain's Colic Cholera and Diairhcea Remedy. For two j ears I have suffered from indigestion, aud am subject to f r e q u e n t severe attacks of pain iu the stomach and bowels. One or two doses of this remedy never f a i l s to give perfect relief. Price 25 and 50 cents; for sale by W. E. B l o w n , Denton; Hugh Duffey, Hillsboro; R. J. Colston, Ridgely. Scoretaiyrterns in Cam bridge-iVews: An old g e n t l e m a n stated in our hearing t h a t he had 12 children m a r r i e d and all living; 19 grand c h i l d r e n , and f i v e great-grand children, all living. He is a very spry old g e n t l e m a n . He is boidcring on eighty years, aud a year or t w o back was m a r r i e d to a lady of forty. The old gentleman expressed a desire to know if his record could be beaten in the county. Some one \ \ i l l reply for the benefit of our old brother. A Cure For I.miiO lintk. ' · M y d a u g h t e r when recovering f i o m a u a t t a c k of fever, was a great sufferer f r o m pairr iu the back and hips,"\vrrtesLouden Grover, of Sardis, Ky. " A f t o v n s i n g q u i t p a n u m b e r of remedies without any benefit she tried one b o t t l e of Chamberlain's Pairr Balm, a u d i t has given e n t i r e rclieP." Chamberlain's Pain Balm is also a certain euro for r h e u m a t i s m . Sold iiy W. E. Brown. Denton; Hugh Duffey, Hillsboro; R. J. Colston, Ridgely. Cloths. CS\ 90 indies S2 00 eai.li Cloths 70x !)0 mJies.. S.1 2" iMi.Ii Cloths, Ob\IOii indies f_ :i3 e.rJi Cloths, 70x103 inches, SI 0(1 e.icli And on up to clotlis I arjs long NAPKINS--full bleached-2-K-20 incites, SI 60 and S2 25 a dozen 24x24 niches, S2 30 .nid 33.23 a do/en. TOWELS-AT 12J4C --Good qunlity washed liuck towels, either white or bordered; 20xJW inches AT 23c.--Fine extra he ivy all u l u t e Irisli liuck towels, ready \\.iblied and henuneJ (or immediate use, 21x12 inches AT 3oc.--Fine damnsU toxiels with Knotted fringe, either all white or daintily bordered, si/e 22x30 mUies I ittle-nrice L|TTLE P rices as Liiue-pnce we]J as the bj Dress Goods ones grow smaller during these get-ready days. Wheu the new stuffs come we must have space to welcome them. M a n y of these are in spring weights, and in styles similar to the bigger priced sorts that are coming latei. These hints-At 25c from 30c-- Two-color Fancy CliecUs, in light effects. Suitable for Spring we.ir At 25C from 37^c-- All-wool Jacquard Cheviot Style copied from ttie imported At25c fiom 3T/2C-- 42-m All-wool Clicclts, two styles Cost more to nuke it At 31c from 37)4 c-- All-wool Cloth-tinislieJ Clieviot Worth 50c as values t;o toJ ly. At Zl l /c f i o m 5CK.-- Two-tore 1 imported Fanc Suiting medium wei^'it Siut.il)le for ,11 y season of the \;ar At 50u fioin 75,-All-wool i.iipjr,.e.l Houio;pun Surling The lU'v t.mf will nuke tins quality near!\ double ilns pi ice At 5(k horn Si- English J 'ci inrd, h\o-colorcrepe ground with blacl« lume uovenon At 50c f I om S3 -English Fiiiii_5 Suiting. Bayadere weave wiili dailies of bUiLk. At 50c fiorn 75c-- Four lines of Fancy Clicviots All this season's! gooJs and desirable At 65c fiorn 81-52 in All vool A\elton Covert. Stjlish for ta'lor-ifl ide dresses At 75c f r o m S1.L5-- Imported Illuminated Armure. All-wool and will be sold again at the old price GOLDEN IRISH THREAD. G 1 Ol DEN 1 1 I 5 I S H u i l i i ' . Ilie u. itur will) stionger clurins and b.ieKingtosubstinitinte _ Mi|ieiioiil.\ l' in in .in\ piouous i c n Our silks on this tliro.id more tliiin lTiibli d 11-.1 \IMI- ' ( J o !»· · I K I S I I T I I K K U li is met \\itli stvoiisjcr onpi-ition in the U U i \ i ili.in a n \ b i a n J U I C M - f l u t e d iliei- How 1ms it succccdel in tiro light, I\ !!·' I t li i- n:iiU)\\ed tlio «iiles of other bninds ol' tin-end on this water ,1 ,u n ( n ' l \ inic-h ill 1 an.l ih- tW »f I ')8 will larguly reduce this lull", I'or orders on Sli ul b o i n ( i u . i l i r t U .oiniii!,'in mid br iru; loolccl fnrlSOS. A mul'.itiulc cf flsll- , n,i. it \ \ i l l UM- G D I i \ I K I S I I ihi- Spriiis v l t n d i d not do =o l,i=t, bccnusc (it its Hue c itiliin-' |ii.ililK". -atal)li-licil si 1 B li-ciijj;UicMicd last jonr, to their entire snlisfnction. Om i!ulleni,i, -u\\ si iiuU and vull c\li nil tliiougli thi, aunsou ol 18'J8. "Phut we \\ill uiatdi t l i i ' - t l r i f i i d iiuani-t u i i j other bruul (Mlk e\ccptcd) mnde, no mutter nt w h a t to-l, (oi st u i i j i h , ilni iliiliu mil lUh Liitehni^ qualities." Uli uiifu in ihc l.rill lias iillcc-ti'd the; puce DI tlrrcnd ilightly, but \\e ;ue still the S »t l ' ) W plll't'* .I* t l l O lV'lll\M"!£ W i l l JillOW heiiie- r o n l \ - K i i i t , pcrlcU workynnr.iiHeed, out of CO 2-cord Golden Irish ··id. . i t ' 8" pui pound, -om N'o 'lip* and per foct knots. H . i l t i i n u n nil-- oiu No. }"-- 2-cir I tlircMt] in 5 pound balls, ?1 21 per Ib. ANY LENGTH, DEPTH, OR SIZE OF MESH FURNISHED, \ n i \ i i ) ^ b\ oiic-siUceiiih of an inch. - o To n i o i i l ni»\ 'lisippointiuont, let us liuvc y«iironl(*rs eirrly. nnd we will knit the »e]MC" :ind put'llu in sunn u n t i l j on w.iint them, nothing is gained by delay. You are t i t h e v ;ini!i to livh ni \ m i ;uc fiol Don't, forget our Hanging Lines; no boiling, tli.iHirriTs, in l i u i m 'impU i-nt l i - ' i i the coil an-l laci in. Guaranteed to neither k i n k noi t \ \ i ~ t All cominuiiii' itu i h b\ innil promptly attended to. Give postoffice ad- dn-s in i H i u u i - ()» all oicler= g i \ e luiigtlr depth, mid si/e of mesh, stretch measure. Kcspu.tfi.ilU, W. J. BLACKISTON, Denton, Maryland. Major Moses P. Handy, w h o w.is the head the bureau of publicity tiud promotion of the "World's C o l r r m b i a n Exposition, died at Augusta, Ga., on' Saturday last. Major H.audy returned very recently from Parrs, ·whither he w e n t as the special commissioner of the United States, to the French Exposition in 1900. His father was a Marylander aud t h e son passed most of his yeais before lirs majority in Berlin, "Worcester county, where his remains wei« buried. He was connected at various times since 1872 w i t h daily papers in Richmond, Va., Philadelphia, New York and Chicago as editorial writer and managing'editor. Major Handy was a n e p h e w of Col. Wm. H. PiuneH, organizer and commander of the Purnell Legion of Maryland, and has other relatives in this State. The Philadelphia Times l a m e n t s the f:ict that tlie 8th ot the present m o n t h was passed iu the great city of P h i l a d e l p h i a this year w i t h no celebration of. "Jackson Day." The eighth of January should everywhere be a memorable a n n i v e r s a r y , for ou t h a t day General Jackson achreved at New Orleans a lasting victory for American arms. New York's big Democratic c l u b is about in proportion to the genera 1 , "tremendousncss" of that o i l y . Eighty-five thousand dollars in initiation fees and dues were paid i n t o itstreasury at one meeting this week. - TLe membership fee is $123 for resident members and $40 for uon-rosi- d«nt members. The showing of the P. W. B. R. R. C o m p a n y , for the past year, is encouraging not only to the friends of t h a t company but to those of the Queen Auue's l i n e as \\cll. The figures show that the Peninsula is becoming more and more p r o d u c t i v e every yeir, aud t h e r e will bo good business for the new line also. The Ceotreville Record advocates the b u i l d i n g of a high school for that t o w n . This will probably be clono. Such an improvement should be made in Denton. The Academy here is crowded, in spite of the fact that one of the assistant teachers has her room in another building. U p at Huilock last week, says the Cambridge News, an election was held tor postmaster at which nobody but Republicans voted. W i l l i a m H. Stevens, who was backed by the Andrews influence, won over Thomas A. Noble by ft vote of 68 to 47, but M r . Noble, we are i n f o r m e d , does not propose to abide by the result. It seems t h a t floaters, and loafers and all others who ever did, do n o w , or ever expect to get in nil at tho Hoi-lock office, were permitted to vote, oven parties f r o m Wicomico taking pait in the contest. H o w over this may be, it sliowb to the county tliat Joseph B. Andrews and his f r i e n d s i n t e n d to l u n Hurlock district, and that they are a b u n d a n t - ly able to do so w i l l hardly be questioned in the f u t u r e . The Etiston Slar-Democrat publishes interesting sketches of five of Eus- toii's oldest citizens, John Satterfield, W i n . E. AVestou, F r e d e r i c k S. W h i t m a n , Geueral R r c h a r d Thomas, and Sarauel E l l r o l t S h a n n a h a n . Of Mr. Satteifiold this is said: Mr. John Butter-field, the oldest citizen of Easton, was bom on the farm now k n o w n as "Tho Plains" in Caroline couuty on the IStl) day of December, 1S13. At tho age of ight he w o n t to Hillsboro, stayed there two yearb, and then came to Eastou. From Easton he w e n t to Baltimore w h e r e he served au app r e n t i c e s h i p under Samuel H u n t C o m p a n y , tailors. Having rcnchcd the age of m a t u r i t y , he came to Eastou iu 1335 and started a tailoring establishment. Since t h a t date he has been c o n t i n u o u s l y rn Eastou aud followed the tailoring trade until 1800, since winch time he has lived the l i f e of J.i retried c i t i z e n . Ho was appointed Notary P u b l i c by G o v e r n o r S w a n u iu JSG3, mid served iu that office c o n t i n u o u s l y until 1895. In Memorl.im. Iu memory of Lydin A. Thomas. O, I It be llicrc ' Day aller day «c saw licr failc, ^nd gently piss on ay , Yit oflen in'oiir Heart» we prayed Thai she might longer slay --III R GKAN-ni \TI1VR Iu memory of R a y m o n d , son of Martin and M a r y C . A n d r e w , w h o died at Hillsborongh, J a n u a r y G, 1898, aged 7 jears and Sve days. A precious out. from us Ins gone, A voice we loved is stilled A pr.icc is \icant in our home Wlntli m:\er tan be. lillt.il -Flannels, PRETTY stuffs for Eiderdowns, Flannelettes them Just i ate iy gathered; but tlie January spnit lias caught them, too. Hence these prices-- 25c Wash Flannels at 20c-- A well mjde clotli, witli just enough cotton among tlie \\ool to give better wejr and prevent shrinking. 20 pretty stylos. 37^c Saxony F l a n n e l s at 25c-- Prettv striped stuffs (or s.icques, skirts ·mil \\ raoneri. 90c Eiderdowns at 37£c-- .^.^ 85c Eiderdowns at 50c-- In npple and mohair stnpes, and fancy patterns, bright and pretty--always wanted. Eiderdowns, 25c 10 75c-- In plain colors, for opera cloaks, wrappers and bath robes White Flannels, 20c to 85c-- Cotton and wool, all wool, and silk and wool--from the best llannel mills we know. Golf Flannels, GOc-- First showing of correct golf flannels from Glasgow. Flannelettes, 5c, 7c, 8c and lOc-- Pretty -Aooly-looking cotton stuffs, In the brightest, warmest sorts we could gather Abundant choosing at each price. Tiirtl- neck A SPLENDIDsweat- i urtie-necK , .. f ,,^ tor . POX'S AUCTIO_N_SALES! The Greatest, Fairest and Largest Horse- Dealers that Maryland Has Ever Known Are ML FOX SL SONS. \Vc sell mail! lior=cs sinil csin SHOW YOU MORE HORSES rlnn jon .iu iiiiil in :u»y suMc in the Stutc. DON'T MISS OUR AUCTIQH SHIES! You \ \ i l l wonder lio\v cheap we sell horses. Excvy lioi^o ottered is Sold for What Is Bid, And \on tun take them home, and if misrepresented ship tlioni buck ilnd get j o u r money bock. M. FOX SONS, A T j C l t O K K K K S .VXD I'ROrHIKTORS, 318-320-322 NORTH ST. Baltim-ore, Those who haven't settled up t h e i r 1897 accounts should do so speedily. A gooil tnotto for everybody is: "Pay Your Little Bills." Sweaters er for the skaters --good looks and Tire United States Senate Tuesday confirmed the appointment of Thos. B, Mogear as postmaster at Smyrna. Balloting for "United States Senator will begin in the two houses of t h e Legislature at noon on Tuesday next. The votes of tbe Democrats ·will be cast as a unit fov Gormau, but the Republican m e m b e r s w i l l be divided in theif preferences for Senator among half a dozen aspirants, and an agreement upon a candidate in cuncus is u n l i k e l y u.t t h i s tune. Corbett, tho i j j-ciiat:ipion pugilist, says he will give FiUsimmous, tho champion, $35,000 to meet him in the ring again, aud Fitzsirninons t a u n t s his opponent with references to Carson City. And t h u s the fighters interest the p u b l i c , and make big money o u t of their shows. Col. J. C. Mullikcn, of Easton, has announced his candidacy for the U n i t e d States Senate; aud it is t h o u g h t Congressman Barber, of the same town, is still in tUo nice. The Colonel believes that the Senator must coma from tho Eastern Shore. The progressive Lulios of Westfield, Irrd., issued .a "Woman's Edit i o n " of the Westfield Neies, bearing date of April 3, 180C. The paper is filled w i t h matter oL urtovest to wo- m e n , .iiid wo notice the f o l l o w i n g f r o m a coirchpoudeut, which the editors printed, realiziucr t h a t it treats u p o n a m a t t e r of vital i m p o r t a n c e to their sex: Tho best icniedy for cioup, colds a n d bronchitis t h a t I have oeen able to find is Chamberlain's Cough Remedy. For family use it hris no equal. I gladly recommend it." 25 and 50 cent bottles forsale by W. E. Brown, D e n t o n ; Hugh Duffey, Hillsboro; B. J. Colston, Brdgely. IMi} Hit-Ian a ml Kiliuiltor From the Jialtimore Ncms. Dr. Alexander Hardcastlo, of Deu- tou, is in the city v i s i t r u g his son, Mr. Ale.\andcr Hardcastle, Jr., of the Baltimoie bar. Di. Hard castle has practiced his piofussion in Caroline for nearly half a century. A s a member of the House of Delegates f i o m t h a t county iu 1872, he was ins t r u m e n t a l iu securing the first State appropnation tor the establish merit PHILADELPHIA, Monday, Jan. 10,1898. HALF-YEAR CARPET CLEARANCE . Been doing likewise for years. I housands know it, and wait. As business grows, we have to icnsider longer and longer pieces as "remnants." We count odd rolls as remnants, too, and are willing to lose as heavily on the back-row lots that failed of selling maybe just from lack of showing. Allin all, today's offering amounts to 30,230 Yards of Fine Carpets And, as a rule, shorter the length shorter the price. For instance, 82.50 Wiltons at 81.25, SI.50, $1.75 --we lose as little as we need, but all losses are for your finding. Bring measurements of several rooms--good re-furnishing comes from "changing around." We say "bring," for come you will, if there is carpet want to meet. Why, it's worth a day's journey. January NOW come forward the Linen !as * °^ tlie care ^ u! 'y Qf1H kept cases of linens Ceiling that we h u r r j e d a c r oss the water months ago ahead of the bigger tariff. They've laid in our warehouse until now--while prices outside have grown bigger and bigger. Now the last old-price selling is on--when these linens are gone, the bigger prices must come. These for your sharing today-TABLE CLOTHS--full bleached-- comfort combined. Woven double from the waist up. Inner part has close-fitting roll neck; outer part has laced front and sailor collar. Made of the finest worsted yarns, with clean, even stitch; shaped and finished by hand. Plain colors or striped ends. Men's Sweaters, 84.50. Boy's sizes, 6 to 12 years, $3.50. Many other styles and lower prices are here, of course. John Wanamaker. Cut this out for Future Reference Buy Your H O H S E S AT KING'S MARYLAND SALE BARS AUCTION SALES Monday. Wednesday and Friday Throughout the year We deal in ul kinds, from the vei j best to thr very cheap est. 400 HEAD of Iloises Mares nn^ 1 Mules,iil\\njs on hand Visit us, it w i pay you PRIVATE SALES E V K R Y DAY. KTII.I. L I N K OF 8 West Baltimore Street, (Three iluurs from Charles) B A L T I M O R E , M D . G-IVE*-USEFUL PRESENTS CHRISTMAS! \ \ L ET THECHKISTMAS GIFTS be practical, sensible, tliis year. It'll please the recipients more than pretty, useless kmck-kmicks. Tlie men-folks wouldn't appreciate anything else half so much as something to wcur. Please them this much--they'll thank you for it ten-fold. Those of you in search of gifts for brothers, soiu, fathers, and husbands w i l l tind our store brimful of sensible suggestions of what to give. And when you nre in Baltimore A for the Christmns shopping we w ft tit 3 you to freely nviii) yourselves of the privileges of our establishment. Accept our invitation to have your mail addressed here; leave your packages here to he kupt until called for; write your letters here; in fact, make tins your headquarters while in town. It's entirely free of churge. dron. Last week we told you of the table cloths and napkins at 40 per cent, less than their true value; LEWIS WEST, AITORXEY Order of Publication, William H. White Va. Ella White. In the Circuit Court foi Caroline count} In Equity The object of this, suit is to obtain .1 decree divorcing William H. White from Iris wife, Kiln White, a mnculo matrimomi The bill stntco that on or about ilie month of Fcbrnnrj, 1879, he uus warned to Ins wife, Ella While WLK Ella Walsh, nt Nornstown in the Stule of Pennsylvania, nbciicc, nfter il fow \\feks, tliej came to Cnroline county, St ito of M.ir-j hind, and resided on n farm ncni FcdeinKbiir;; in said county, until about Jniiuiirj 1st, 1S8C, nnd then returned to the State of Peiin- s j h m i m and resided at Uonsholiookcu nn- tfl the 7th of March, 1802, on \\hicli Siiul Isst mentioned duLe tlie respondent \\ith- ont cunse left j o u r orutoi-, Ukiiii; with her nil tlie pcrsmml property nnc) lioiis.'bold cllccts belonging to jour or.itor, since wlncli tune she IMJ not resided witli him. That though the conduct of \oin orator towards his\\ife, tile tind Kiln Wltite, b i s always been kind, affectionate nnd above reproach, tlie snid Ella Wlntc has, witli- out any just cunse 01 reiison, iibandoncd and dc'sdtcd him, nnd lins dccl.iroil liei iiilcutlun to l u e with I t n u no longoi. rind that siicli abandon men t h-i- (.otiiiiuicd in interruptedly for nt leusi ilnce join's, to wit six jcuis. surd is dehbornte iind f i n a l , and tbe t-eparntion ot the parties is bc\cncl any rciijonnblc cxpOLtiitiun uf recoucilni- tion. And the said i-pspondent J u c = in the Stnte of Penneylvnni.r nnd i! not n resident of the State of Mar^ hind. It is thereupon, this lotli lny ot Jaiin- nry, 1898, ordered by ilie, e-iicuii Court for Caroline connU, in Eciuhy, lluit thu totu- plainaitt, by cjiusing n copj of tins order to be inserted in some ncwspapu prrntcd and publishsd in Caroline county OIILC in «nch of four suci'esiive weeks bcfoie Ibe loth diij of Fcbrunry ne\t, g i \ r notice to said iib-cnt di'feiuliint of tliu object nnd substance of this bill, w a r n i n g her to .ip- penr in tliis court, in person or b\ solicitor, on or before the oth diiy of Jlaich nc.\t to show cause, if any she b.is, \\lij a decree ought "ot to be pas««l n« prn^ed . CI1AKLES W. HO 15 US Clcik. True copy--Test: CHAKLES W. HO UBS. Clerk j an 15-41, Carriages, D»ytoi}5, Bug- · jidS, Gartj ai}4 Harness v«ry cUea.?. JAMES KING, Prop'r, 6,8,10,12,14 161UKiH STREET, 1 Near l^ikimoie St , emu square from Unl- tnnore Stioelbridge BALTIMORE, MD. TO THE_PUBL1C I I dcbiio to inform my friends of Denton mid the public rouiidn- bout tliut I v i l l be at the store of STEWART 13U03.,m DENTOB EVERY TUESDAY, ulicre I \ \ i l l be prepared to tnko ordors for- nil I r rids of JEWELRY and to iiinUc repAir^ All \\oi-U \ull icceixe prompt nttcr- tioii. biiliill icpnirs buin;; made betore leui ing town. Orders left witli Stew.ir-t Bros, will be carefully iittcnded to. I llnuik you for past ftrxors, iind hope to rc- oeixo a conliiiuirnce of tliuni. MOSES GO~~kll=LI3 ? THE JEWELER. 1898, THE SUN, 1898, BALTIMORE, MD. Tlio Piiiier of the People, Vor tlie People nnd \\itli the People. lionet in Jlolivo. Penilcis in K\prc?5iim. Sounil in Punciple. J i i s \ \ e r v i n ; in Its Allegiance to Right Theories nnd Riglit Pr.iiticca. Tit K SUN PnblUhe- All the Xcws All Ihu Time, but lUloes nut nllo\v itscohiinn s to be dc^iadcd by nnolean, iniiiiornl or puielj beiiiitiuiiiil mallei' Kdiionallj, TIIK Sux I the Consistent nnd Unchanging Cli:ini])ion nnd Defender of Popul.u His' 11 ' · llul InloreeU .i;ninit poluu-.il m.u linn.» .nil iiionopolii-s of i-hai-nctei. Indepcndeiit in nil c\ti-eii)e in noni;. It is for g o \ c i n m c i i l and good order., By in. ill F i l t j Dollars 'i ve.ir, , Cents a month. Six For Rent for 1898, A nice 8-iooin dwelling, witli nccessnrj otlbuildnrg! nnd good water, situated on :iin slicot, in Uenton. Also a good sl.iblo with earrnige-lioiite, Dciitoii. Applv to J 'D DOWNKS, Dcnton National Hunk. For Sale, In Ridgely, lid,, three building lols, adjoining--one a cm ncr lot--beautiful location. Apply to T. "\V. SMITH, 1-1-1 mo. Ridijcry, Md. of public [schools for colored chil-1 and many are gone--still there are good pickings left; for Instance-- Plymouth Rocks Pure-bred Buried Plj mouth Kock Cockerels for snle. H. C. F1SHEK, Dcnton, Md. Farm for Sale, About loO .icrcs--SO neros arable, bnl- iinco iu wood MIH! timber--located within ·2 milc=of Gri-cni-boro, Md. Pe.icli orchard of 500 trees, Le.iHliy anil in bearing. Price vcrj lo\\, t e i n i s ', c.i'-li .ind biilnncc to suit nurcli:i'- 0 r. Inquire of p n. MLSIIA^E SON, 1 l-Ut. Dontorr, Caroline Co., JId. Wanted, Ono Caroline County Mnp as sun eyed bvSanlsbinv. State priuc, and nddrcss, J W. E COTTKK 209 S Sixth St, Philadelphia, Pn. Wanted, 15 lady Below we give you a few hints of sensible gifts for men: Men's Salts, $5.48. Men's Very Stylish Suits of Cassi- inere, Cheviot and Fancy Mixtures, in blue, nnd black and plaid and stripes, well rnndo and carefully lln- ibhcd- perfect fit guaranteed; iu nil styles- worth ?S), lor $5.48 $10 and $12 Snits, $7.50. Men's Fine Cnssimere and Cheviot Suits, in both single nnd double- breasted styles--full of stjle and tailoring excellence--as perfect Biting ns any high-priced tailor's garments lined w i t h superior quality Itnlmn cloth--worth $10 and §12, for $7.60 $10 Overcoats, $5.98. Men's Stylish Black and Navy Blue Chinchilla nnd Beaver Overcoats, carefully trimmed and lined and finished -with fine silk velvet collars--perfect in style and work- mnnsliip--worth S10, for :$5.98 $15 Overcoats, $9.25. Men's Very Handsome Overcoats of TJlaek and Blue Horsey, made as only lii^h-clnss garments are--perfect models of t^e tailor's nrt$ lined with fiirc Clny Worsted nnd sleeve linings of Skinner's, bes»t sulin; raw or plain edges--worth £15, for Boys' Clothing. Boys'Handsome Suits of Corduroy, Cheviot nnd Cnssimere, in sizes 3 to 8 years; stylishly brnid trimmed nnd have deep sailor collars--worth 55 nrrd §6, for $3.98 JJoys "Fine llhie Cliinclrilln Reet- ers with choice of sailor, velvet or [·torni collnrs; plaid lined, nnd some braid trimmed--wnrrn and comfort- riMe, and will till tiny boy's heart ·with delight to receive one Christ- inns morning--worth 5-3, for $2.45 Men's Fnrnishings. Men's Fine Uenvy Natural Cain- el's-linir llnlf Hoe in blnck and scar- lot--spliced heels nnd toes--worth 29e., tor ( 19c Men's fine Kid Walking Giovcs, in ii\\ JiEjht nnd dsirk shndcs of t«n --ttorlli t i n pnir, for 79c Men's Natural "Wool nnd Canrel's- hnir Underwear--warm nnd full of comfort nnd \vear, worth SI, for 59c Men's New Style Hats, both fc- dorns and darbies, in all the nevcst shude»--\\orth SI.50, Sl.73 tind $2.00,B for $1.00 THE GLOBE, 8 V. Baltimore St., (3 (loon* from Charles) Baltimore, Maryland. Professional Notice. I desire to notify my clients nud friends Hint I liuvc returned from Johns Hopkins Hospital in ir very imrclr improved condi- tiou; but it is deemed wise for me not to ongsrge myself in any legal work at tho present time. In my office, adjoining my residencCj can be found Walter Spnrklin, Esq., n member of this bur. who is careful and diligent, nnd will promptly attend to such business of mine us niny be referred 10 him. I e\)icct to resuino the active practice of Inw ubout April 1st iind will bo glud then to see nry clients and friends laco to face. J A M ES N. TODD. Dec. 29, 1897-Ct.

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