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iNAL, MELVIN, STEELE JOHNSON. EDITORS AND PROPRIETORS. SVTURDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 19. REPUBLICAN EXTRAVAGANCE- Republican extravagance w i t h the people's money cannot be more clearly set forth than by tho a p p i o - piiations of Congress w h e n the Democrats and when the Republicans were in control respectively, during llie past two decades. In t h a t time sis changes were made f r o m one party to the other, to wit, from Republican control in 187C to Democratic control in 1877; f r o m Demo- v ratie to Republican in 1SS3; from Republican to D e m o c r a t i c iu ISSo; from D e m o c r a f i c to R e p u b l i c a n in ISSO; f r o m R e p u b l i c a n to D e m o c r a t i c iu 1S91; aud from Democratic to Republican in 1895. These changes ' give ample o p p o r t u n i t y to study the tendency of each party in control of n a t i o n a l affairs, a n d t h e y show t h a t the Democrats have a l w a y s taken a stand for economy in public e x p e n - ditures. Iu the second session ot the 43d Congress, Republican, the appropriations were $328,128,199.32. ' Tbe first session of t h e 4 4 t h Congress, Democratic, the appropriations were reduced to $299,591,138.07, a saving of twenty-seven millions of dollar.;. ' The second session of the -iliih Congress, Democratic, appropriated $365,965,479.83 for the expenses of the year. The Republicans in c o n - trol the following year, the first session of the 47th Congress, increased the a m o u n t to.$422,137,983.31, au increase of fifty-six millions of dollar*. In the second session of the 47th Congress the Republicans lowered tin; appropriations to $354,297,875.23, , and the Democrats the nest year, ''1885, the first' session of the 4SUi Congress, did still better in the matter of reducing expenses, bringing t h e a m o u n t . d o w n to $318,829,489.13, over a hundred millions of loll.-irs less than the first session and t h i r t y sis millions of dollars less t h a n the second session of the preceding Congress. The Democrats iu the closing session of the 50th Congress, appropriated $395,337,516.23 for the expenses of Ihe year. The Republicans in tbe 51st Congress increased the appropriations to $463 - · 398,510.77 for the first session, and still" f u r t h e r to $525,018,672.59 for the second session, or an increase of sixty-eight millions of dollars foi the first year and one hundred *ind thirty-nine millions of dollars the second jt.-ir. Succeeding .the Re- publiuaus iu control of the 52d Congress, in 1891, :'ift Democrats reduced-appropriation 'to $507,000,188.75, or seventeen m i l l i o n s of dollars on. the saving side, and llie t e n - dency was downwardJo the Kv»t session of the 53d Congress, when $407.003,520.56 was put down as sufficient , for the needs of the g o v e r n m e n t for , a year. Tbe Republicans were agaiu in control-at the beginning of tliu 54th Congress, and the appropm- tions'for 1897 went up to $515,845,. 194.57, aud up still for 1898 to $530,083,030.10, an" increase for -the respective years of seventeen millions and thirty-three millions of dollars. Thus it will.be seen t h a t when tho Democrats.were put in control of the National Legislature iu 1877, a f t e r the Republicans had held it for si.x- · teeii yeais, they immediately began to curtail the public expenditures, and it is noticeable that d u r i n g the continuance of their control the up propriations were held down to the lowest point au efficient public sei 1 vice would permit--increase of p o p - ulation carrying w i t h it, of course, relative increase of expenditures --the unusual increases, .whenever they occurred d u r i n g Democratic control, were invariably tiaeeable to Republican entailment. Conversely, when the Republicans succeeded the . Democrats in control of the Con. press, the'appropriations tvere immediately and enormously increased, arid increase was the order of the · day as long as they continued in power. The people were not slow to observe this tendency and cou sequently limited tbeir power to a ' single Congress term at intervals of , four to .sis years. They are now on one of those probationary terms, the chief fruits of which are the Diagley ' deficit-making bill and the largest public expenditure of p u b l i c money in Ihe history of this g o v e r n m e n t . The people will t u r n again to t h e Democrats, the couservatots of all · their rights, to rescue t h e m as Aforetime fron^ftepublican extravagunce. £* foro the year had passed, travelers realized t h a t t h o r n was a gicat deal more botch work t h a n any o t h o r k i n d . The old system of d i v i d i n g (lie tvoik i n t o so m a n y sections is one of "the very worst features of the old system, iu view of the fact t h a t by it vpry few if any of our supervise)s h a v e ever thoroughly learned t h e a i t of making good roads. They h a v e not been able to gain the experience which ib so essential. It is uoi ieu.iarka.ble t h a t the people aie heartily tired of the old hap-haz- zard, and withal outrageously expensive fashion in c a r r y i n g on one of the most i m p o r t a n t branches of onr public service. So m u c h money, ill-expended, so m u c h t i m e in travel, have been' wasted, it is a wonder t h a t the people have so long tolerated such poor r e t u r n s for their in\ c b t n i e n t s iu the form of tax assessments. LAWYERS FOR MAGISTRATES. A GOOD SYSTEM DEMANDED. The d e m a n d for a better system-or rather, some system--of working .the public roads is geneial t h r u u g h 'out the State, and the resolutions passed by the Dentou meeting last Tuesday will be endorsed by a majority of the people of the county. Some reforms can only be a t t a i n e d " after years of effort, and it has been shown that that of, the public road service is one of the hardest to secure. Despite the appeals of the press and many people tlitre has » been nothing of moment accomplished for t w e n t y years, so far as this .- and some other Maryland counties are concerned. ' Advancement in - others things has left the old system far," far behind. Year after year the awards have been made by t h e c o u u - - - -tfr, {^commissioners to the many super'" visors, hardly a dozen of whom had the proper equipments or sufficient "experience to enable them to perform the service. Many worked .when they should have'done noth- the highways; others neglect- EDITORIAL NOTES. Now nr.d tlicn a free-silver journal, .tiling under the name of n Democratic paper, tnlksswaggeringly about llie 'Ding- Icy deficit," but it presumes greatly on the i^ri-r-uiee of its readers, since this bill thus iur this month is averaging n million dol- lats a day, about what it costs to run the gmernment. "If ignorance is bliss 'tis 'olly'to be wise."--American Union. Exactly! 'Twould be worse t h a n folly--positive chagrin--for Republican newspaper editors to know the enoi-iuous amount required to run this government for the fiscal year 1S9S. The total appropriations for the year are $530,083,030.10, very uoar one million and a half per day. If the icceipts from customs and internal r e v e n u e are one million per day for each of the 365 days, and Ihe postoffice and miscellaneous receipts are $96,000,000, there will be ti shortage of sixty eight millions of dollais at the end of the year. But tho receipts from customs and internal revenue have not been a m i l l i o n a day for the business days since tho Dinglcy law went into effect, and it is not likely they will do that well. In f a c t , customs have averaged $10,000,000 und internal $12,120,000 per m o u t h u p to the middle of February. Hence a larger deficit may be looked tor on the 30th of June next, than the $G9,000,000 the McKinley law produced in its closing year. Not alone are the people of the State of Delaware to be congratulated on the passing of J. Edward Addicks. There are signs of fail- promise in such things. The iu- tiueuce of Addick's political d o w n fall will be felt for good beyond the Marrow confines of little Delaware. The Smyrna Gall makes this appropriate c o m m e n t : Our Addicts friends are quieter just now than they have ever been siuce that mangy sort or politics came into fashion here. There is not n bound to be heard. Not even a whisper that a warm south wind can catch as you listen and listen, .Not even the enemy's well-known cough. Tlie enemy rests at last. He was tired. He got t re 1 at St. Louis. The mandamus may have fred him. The avalanche or conventions bent upon him and he sleeps May he sleep long.. A great deal has been said recently of the justices of the peace in this city and t h r o u g h o u t the State and of t h e u n f i t n e s s of many of llietu for the places they fill. The complaint is not a new one. The ollice of justice of the peace is an honorable and desirable one- It is the people's court, to w h i c h those who are most helpless and least able to take care of themselves are taken. Ignorant, careless or dishonest magistrates are in a position to inflict the most serious i n j u i y upon the poorer classes oE the people. Those who understand their rights can appeal from unjust decisions and are subjected to n o t h i n g mure serious t h a n additional expense or vexation. But w i t h the great majority of l i t i g a n t s before the 'justices it is different, and they m u s t depend u p o n the h u m a n i t y aud sense ot justice of the magistrate himself. One great cause of the deterioration of t h i s office is the small compensation received. This is largely due to tho division of the business among such a m u l t i - tude of justices that no single one, or, at least, only a few get enough to make the office desirable. It has been suggested t h a t the trouble might be remedied by reducing the n u m b e r of justices, enlarging their jurisdiction and requiring at least a portion of them, if not all, to be educated lawyers. There nlso m i g h t be some salary attached to the office, as in the case o£ police justices in Baltimore city. As it is, tho circuits courts in the counties and the city court in B a l t i m o i e are overwhelmed w i t h appeals in t r i f l i n g cases which should never occupy the time of the court. With a justice of the peace who knows the law to decide-cases in 'the first instance' there would be fewer appeals, as litigants would have more confidence in his decisions. But injustice should not be done to the present magistrates. Most of them are worth}' men aud good citizens, honest iu their intentions and desirous to do evenhauded justice. That m a n y of t h e m have not been educated and are not lawyers is the f a u l t ot tho system.-- The Sun. STATE AND FEDERAL PATRONAGE. The Easton Gazette is told by competent a u t h o r i t y that if t h e Talbot c o u n t y {axes for 1894-'°5 were all collected there would be enough money iu tho treasury to build the new courthouse, and that '96 and '97 collections would run the expenses clear of debt until the nest levy · ' W h a t a system of laxity we enjoy in this respect," exclaims the Gxzette. The same easygoing methods obtain in many other counties and, by tho way, we are not entirely free from it iu Caroline, despite our good I reasury law. The pension extravagance of the nation has become so alarming that the people of some of the Eastern Shore counties are fearful that the local pensions, granted by the c o u n - ty commissioners to indigent per- sous, may finally become a dangerous abuse. It is said the policy fo awnrd pensions is a growing evil. Especially is Queen Anne's have the pension lists grown large. There arc t w o local pension bills, for Queen Anne's, before.the legislature now. J. Edward Addicks was "spoken of" tor Congress, but he wrote a few days ago to the Wilmington Every Keening to say that he would not accept any office iu the gift of thf people of Delaware, except that-of United States Senator--and for that, ho might have added, his chances are so remote that they are hardly worth mentioning. In the death of William W. Busteed the editorial profession of this State loses one of its best aud brightest members. The sad event is contemplated with keenest regret. Few enjoyed or deserved a wider f r i e n d ship among his fellows, aud rarely might we find one endowed w i t h more admirable qualities of mind and heart. Work of the Children's Home Society. W h a t shall be done w i t h homeless children 1 This is one of the questions asked by all who are interested in social progress. Among the answers given is the one of the Children's Home Society, which says, "find a place for them in childless homes." This society has been in existence for fourteen years, and is now at work in twenty-three States, where it has been organized. The plan of the work is to'secure au organization known as the local hoard in every city and town of a given State. These local boards report to the central office all homeless children in their territory, and also pass upon the fitness or unfitness of those who wish to secure children from the society for adoption. In this way, w i t h small outlay of! money, m a n y thousands of homeless children are placed in Christian families, to the everlasting benefit of both children and those who take them. This society is not organized in M a r y l a n d , but a beginning has been made. In December of last year Mr. Henry Euker, of Ridgely, secured two children for adoption through the New Jersey branch of this society. Iu January Rev. M. T. Lamb, the superintendent of the .Now Jersey branch, visited Ridgely and orgau- ized a local board, with the following officers : President, T. W. Smith; vice-president, Henry Euker ; secretary, Sarah H o f f m a n ; treasurer, Alice Flounders. Last week Rev. M. L. Mayo, of the New Jersey branch, also visited Ridgely, and addressed a large audience iu the M. E. C n n r c h on the subject. It is tho purpose of fhe National Board to organize the Eastern Shore and Delaware as a State in the near f u t u r e , and the organization at Ridgely is the first step in the work. Thus far tho Ridgely board has placed eight children and has applications for a n u m - ber of others. is already superseded the patty Give the Children a Drink. called Gnun-0. It is a delicious, appetizing, nourishing food drink to take the place of coffee. Sold by a.11 grocers and liked by all wixo have \tsed it becanse when properly prepared it tastes like the finest coffee but is free from all its injurious properties. Grain-0 aids digestion and strengthens the nerves. It is not a s t i m u l a n t but a health builder, and children, as well as adults, can d r i n k it with great benefit. Costs about i as much as coffee. 15 a lid 23c. "All things come to those wait except local industries. who and those must be procured by the en- eigy and public spirit of the people." An exchange thus 'makes prosy a very old saying, but all who h a v e ambition to improve the town must accept the amendment. Some of the dealers in fruits and growers of peaches, who.bave look ed into the matter, are of the opinion that there may be a small peach crop (his year. The trees appear to be in good condition, but the growers do riot hope much on peach crops. Seaford News. 3.V." ·d ib»ir best ·eason, and thai, be-] much iu evidence Good old St. Valentine's day was celebrated as usual by the little folks w i t h their comic pictures, which were sent hither and thither. The pretty,and sentimental missive, for children larger grown, was not so A few m o n t h s ago, Mr. Byron Every, of Woodstock, Mich., was badly afflicted w i t h rheumatism. His right leg was swollen tho f u l l length, causing him groat suffering. He was ad vised to use Chamberlain's Pain Balm. The Hist bottle of it helped him considerably aud tho second bottle effected a cure. The 25 and 50 cent sizes are for sale by W. E. Brown, Denton; Hugh D.iffcy, Ilitlsboiough; R. J. Colston, llidji-ly. Patsy--Say Cbiuim}! Jess soak me a good one in de snoot, w i l l yoi-J Jimmy--Wot feri Patsy--W'y, me ruudder jess sent mo a f t e r groceries, and I spent all do change, buyin' a p e r f u m e d lace valentine for Kitty Doolan, and I want ter be eryin' ez n a t u r a l ez possible wa'n I get home an tell uie madder I lost it! Notice to GroHors. I am ready to contract for 100 acres of Tomatoes, at $6 per ton, to bo delivered at Denton during the season of ISOSt L, B. TOWERS. Record t'orrcipnmlenrr. G o v e r n o r L o w n d e s is m o v i n g very slowly w i t h his a p p o i n t m e n t s , all of which have to be made w i t h i n fifty days a f t e r the assembling of tho Legislature, w h i c h met on J a n u - ary 5. Tho most of t h e County Justices of the Peace appointed two years ago will be contained. The Governor has the f o l l o w i n g a p p o i n t - ments to make: All Justices of the Peace t h r o u g h o u t I ho State, two directors of the Maryland Penitentiary, two managers of tho House of Coirection, a Stnto Wharfinger, State Live Stock Sanitary Board, two Fish Commissioners. Boards of Elections Supervisors, directors of t h e Female Hon.so of Refuge, three members oE the Board for tho Maryland Hospital for tho Insane (Spring Grove), State Fire Marshal and three Inspectors of Tobacco, Measurer of Carts for Baltimore c i t y , five Oyster Measurers, N o t a r i e s Public t h r o u g h o u t the State, one or two members, as the case may be, of the School Board in each c o u n t y of the State, five Shipping Commissioners, .arid Police Justices and Grain Weighers for Baltimore city. Upon t h u Board of Public Works do- volves the appointment of the em- ployes ot the Oyster Police Navy and State Tax Commissioner. Thomas J. Keating's term will expire in May. Senator Dodsou, of Talbot county, au Eastern Shore Republican leader, is among those suggested as the probable successor of Mr. Keating. Mr. Dodsou has served as chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, and is a member of the Senate Finance Committee. Concerning the matter of patronage the State and city Republican politicians are anxious about the big Federal p l u m s that have not' yet been distributed. Thp fact t h a t Senator McCoraas recognized AS h a v i n g Senator Wellington in leadership is m a k i n g some of them wonder "where they are at." President McKinleyisapparantly a n x i o u s to appoint Wai field Monroe, Postmaster General Gary's business manager, to the position of Surveyor of t h e P o i t o f Baltimoto, but, if it is s h o w n h i m t h a t the a p p o i n t m e n t will not be for the best inteiests of the party he will not hesitate to put aside his personal preference. Similarly the reappointment ot Postmaster W a r f i e l d . o f Baltimore, ( h e Independent Democratic leader, is acceptable to him, unless he learns t h a t the Republicans of Maryland, and particularly of Baltimore, stroug- ly prefer that tho office be given to a straight Republican. Mr. McComas is still on the bench, and keenly recognizes that it is a delicate task for him to make any suggestions of a political nature; but it is understood t h a t at the President's solicitation he will, before long, invite Senator Wellington and the six Representatives to discuss the subject of how to make the most j u d i - cious and satisfactory disposition of the Federal patronage. He.has up to the present time refrained' from "indorsing" any candidate for office, and, while he feels no disposition to o v e r t u r n any plans that may have been made previously to his r e t u r n to active politics, it is premature to regard any political slates as "unbreakable" simply because the names on that slate h a v e been written by former leaders of the party. Judge McConms believes there is DO urgent need for u n d u e haste, and t h i n k s that the more important offices will be filled before the a d j o u r n m e n t of the Legislature. Meanwhile Senator Wellington continues as silent as ho was during the Senatorial contest. He apparently fully realizes -that Judge McComas is now tho man to w h o m the politicians look for adviee and favors, and he is willing to shift tho burdeu of the office-seekers on his shoulders. Friends of Judijo McComas say ho is very anxious a b o u t the coming Congressional campaign. Every one of the present solid Republican delegation in the House is a candidate for ve-electiou. Messrs. McDonald, Mudd and Barber count ou Senator McComas'support for renomination, and it is probable that the members troni the Sixth and Fifth districts will be renominated and re-elected w i t h o u t gvej-t d i f f i c u l t y . Dr. Barber, of the Eastern Shore district, it is conceded, w i l l have a double figh t ou his hands. He will have opposition for tho nomination and w i l l have a desperate fight for ro-oloc- tion. Mi'. Baker, ot the Second district, if he determines to becomes a candidate, is believed to be able to take care of himself. It would be idle to attempt a prediction as to the fate of either Messrs. Mclntyre or Booze, tho two Baltimore city raembeis. The relation o£ the dist r i b u t i o n of the patronage to the chances for tho n o m i n a t i o n ' 'and' election of the Representatives will be carefully discussed at the coming conference. It is Judge McComas' wish that tho discordant wings of the party shall gel together, aud the strongest factor in tho disposition of patronage will be the desire to re- stoie harmony and to return as m a n y members as possible to the next House of Representatives. MotherGruy's Sweot Ton ilern for Children, Successfully used by Mother Gray, nurse in the Children's Home in New York, cure Feverishness, Bad Stomach, Teething Disorders, move and regulate the Bowels and Destroy Worms. Over 10,000 testimonials. They never fail. At all druggists, 25c. Sample FREE. Address Allen S. Olmsted, LeRoy, N. Y. TWO VIEWS OF THE SAME SUBJECT. To tin) K d i t o i B of the If the rumors afloat to the effect that a new bank is about to bo established are to be credited, theie m u s t be considerable available capital iu Caroline, especially as oue report says tho o n t i r o capital stock of the pioposed new i n s t i t u t i o n is to be subscribed by local capitalists. Now, if this be true, would it not, Messrs. Editors, be a much better i n v e s t m e n t , as we already have one of Uie strongest b a n k i n g i n s t i t u t i o n s in tho State, whose policy has al- waj's been one of a c c o m m o d a t i o n to tho p u b l i c , to place this capital, or a part of it, in some m a n u f a c t u r i n g enterprise i It would unquestionably be better for the general public, as e m p l o y m e n t w o u l d bo afforded aud the prosperity of the t o w n and c o u n t y given the i m p e t u s t h a t it needs, and which another bank will not secure. That another bank in this c o u n t y would succeed, from the investor's s t a n d p o i n t , is a t best problematical, so m a n y of our citizens being interested in the old one, but that a manufactory, such as there are hundreds of in other parts of the country, would pay a liberal percentage to the stockholders, and at the same time gire employment to those who need it, there can be no reasonable doubt, if one-half the care and energy be exerciaod that it takes to run a bank successfully. Let us support o u r old bank, which has grown up with us, and maybe it will help us to get more enterprises about us. ENTEBPRISE. To the Editors of tho JOURNAL: It is rumored t h a t Denton is shortly to h a v e another national bank. If rumor is correct, it is to^be regarded as a good o m e n , as it clearly establishes the fact that among our people there is still a surplus of un- invested capital, the holders of w h i c h are only awaiting an opportunity to invest the same w h i n e it can be done to the best advantage. Where, I ask, can capital be more profitably placed t h a n in the stock of n a t i o n a l banks 1 Let us t a k e , as an illustration, our present National Bank of Denton, the shares of which are worth to-day oue dollar and eighty-five cents each, besides which, nccoiding to the last a n n u a l statement, the stockholders are paid 8 per cent, per a n n u m . With such f a i l s before us, where, I ask, can another investment be found in which capital would yield to the investor more profitable r e t u r n s ! There certainly is room in Caroline county for another bank, w h i c h , if conducted on sound business principles, cannot fail to be profitable to the projectors and -at the same "time a great accommodation to the business public. Therefore, let those of our business men having capital at command look at this matter in a Business light, aud push it to a successful issue, thereby securing for I heir unemployed capital a profitable i n v e s t m e n t . INVESTOR. I have given Chamberlain's Cough Remedy a fair tost and consider it one of the very best remedies for croup that I have ever found. One dose has always beon sufficient, although I used it freely. Any cold my children contract yields very readily to this medicine. I can conscientiously recommend it for croup and colds in children. -- GEO. E. WOLFF, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Fernandina, Fla. Sold by W. E. Brown, Denton; Hugh Duffey, Hills- boroueh; R. J. Colston, Ridgely. -- ·»·· -For many years, Fox Hall woods, uear Dover, has been looked upon as a place where treasures lie hidden. W h a t gave rise to the n o t i o n no oue seems able to tell, but every few years it is revived and attempts are made to get the concealed wealth , but so far as is known without ma- teiinl results. Recent fresh diggings give evidence t h a t the old belief has again boon revived. WANAMAKER'S. PHILADELPHIA, Monday, Feb. 14,1888. BLACK DRESS GOODS FASHION SANCTIONS THEM. Every woman from any winter audience in the Academy of Music rould choose a black dress here--and no two need be exactly alike in fabric and design! It is a black goods year! Fashion decrees long in advance, but we need to wait until her votaries have spoken before we can know how far her dictum will be obeyed. We know now. We are ready to tell it with authority. Black goods are to be at the forefront this year of '98. That means this, that the wardrobe of maiden and matron will be incomplete without one or more black gowns--not the emblems of mourning, but there by the dictates of style. It would take a full three days for'you to look with passing carefulness at each · weave shown. We'll hold up a few for mental picturing-- _ WANAMAKER'S. And CRGPOfSS :ire L.ick, not as tne m e t e Jad of past jears, but bettered nilo .1 now permanent elegance Of sil'c SI to S4, of moli.ui-and-wool, SI oO to S3.50 BOURSOUPFLE is a brand new weave-the ground an etamine, the dobigns-- geometric, hotter skelter and ng-/.ig-- thrown out in sheeny sill Six designs. S3. Just about a hundred and fiftyGKENA DINES--the name no more descnpm c ol the many be.uities than would it be to let you «uess of a hundred raro blooms simply termed "roses " SI to $6 a jard, these elegant fabrics. Some are in ESLU- rial lace effects, the stripes joined b other stripes of plainer mesh, but even the plain part embroidered.. Lyons send, h f t y styles of EA\BROIDERED GRENADINES--in swivel stitch, and that is nearest to human handiwork. Then here are Slurred SilUs classed with grenadines--the binning held by wool cords Here is an EMBROIDERED HERNAN1, with thick bayadere cords of dull wool SI a yard. ^ The VELVET G R E N A D I N E S have giound- work of a. usual mesh, with criss-cio^s stripes that burst at each intersection into tiny tufts of velvet Some IU styles - SI.50 to S3 a yard. FRISE--and called "Friday"--is of mo- liair-anJ-wool, some just of wool. Ground looks like crepe, but it isn't, for each tuft stands bravely up from its back in close-twisted curls and they, in turn, are app.irently flattened here and there to'form figures Eifect is billouy, like the waving of ripe wheat under a gentle breeze. Weil on to a hundred styles. 75c to S2 Some combined with grenadine effects, $2.23. A Word Of YOU'D think eveiy the Colored Ioom combination Dress Stuffs h a d bee " wor!ted » uress stuns that the whole , a _ Jeiposcopic field of color-plays had been gone over. But come and be surprised. The new goods are new --new as never befo,re. Cute loom twist to throw up rice grains all over the surface of a fabric; certainly new to vie with the trimming makers by weaving brilliant bands on the goods. Such bands as you've known are woven, tqo, but in new effects. France, England, Scotland, Switzerland and Germany--their richest stuffs in wool and silk and in cotton speak -m a common voice. Beauty reigns. And Economy is. prime minister, for direct gathering of these fabrics effects large savings. These are yours. A brief list of new arrivals, follows: All-wool illuminated pin-checks, in eight color combinations, 41 inches wide, SI. 25. Two-toned Herring-bone Striped Melange in five color combinations, 4S inches wide, $1.75. Multi-color .Poplins, in eight colors, 41 indies wide, Sl.23. Barred Silk and Wool Covert mixture, in eight colors, 43 inches wide, $1.75. Imported Covert Cloths, in all the new spring shades--brown, beige, myrtles, grays and blues, S1.2o, S1.50 and SI.75. Fancy Piccadilly striped Poplins; 6 color combinations, 44 inches wide, SI.25. Silk-and-wool pin-stripe crepe brilliants, 48 inches wide, S1.3S. Self-color figured Mohair Batiste; colors, beige, brown,gray and navy, 47 inches wide, $1.25. Self-color Mohair Striped Poplins; colors, marine, navy, gray, brown, beige and olive; 42 indies wide, S1.25. Stnped Mohair Batiste; self colors, 46 inches wide, SI. 50. ort$ of I T takes all sorts of people to make up the life and animation, the peculiarities aisd eccentricities of everyday life in this busy world. There are people who never do any thing without thinking, then again there are others wlio rush headlong into schemes and ventures without t a k i n g time to t h i n k what the result might be. Tiiera i-re people who have remarkable ideas about ccrnomy. A man once purchased a patent ice tray that was guaranteed to save half the ice when properly adjusted in the refrigerator. With much elation over his economic discovery, be took the tray home and presented it to his thrifty wife. He explained the importance of the tray as an ice saver. " Ik saves half the ice, my dear." "Then you should have bought two of them," replied his wife, "because if one will save' "half (he ice, two will save all ihe ice." Talking About "Saving" Prompts us to reminI you of the extraordinary Sale of Suits anil Overcoats, Furnishings, etc., now in progress at Hiltirhore's undo awake store THE GLOBE, No. 8 W. Baltimore Street. Baltimore, Md It's a marvelous and remaikablesale of splendidly made clothes at an nsioundicg reduction in prices THE GLOBE is selling stylish all-wool Suits in a score of nobby yenvings, Cheviots, Cassimens and neat Worsteds ut the insignificant price of $5, anil bear in mind they're precisely tho s-ime grade of suits th it we sold regularly all through the Benson for $7.50, fO.OO and f 10.00. Wc'ie bound to have your size, 'cause we've all sizes--All Suits on Pint Floor marked down to $5. Here's Another Good Thing! For just $3.90 more, that makes $7.90, you eet a choice of extra fine AT.L WOOL SUITS that cannot and will not be duplicate 1 in all Baltimore for less than $13, $14 or $15. These arc e! eg int dress suits in nobciest effects, mtide by our own tailors, and made t'ro.-u materials that THE GLOBE guarantees At the same price, $7 90, we nlso include a grand assortment of $12, $14 and $15 Overcoats, in bo. h medium and heavy weights. line of FURNISHINGS and all sorts of FIXINGS for men, THE GLOBE'S prices are hound to w.n \our approval. For example TUB GLOBE sells natural wool, derby ribbed SIIIKTS and DRA.WEHS nt 35C. c n h, or 3 for a dollar. Percale Bosom Shirts m all the newest and most taking effects for on!v JOC- each. If you w n n t u HAT, you'll find THE GLOBE'S "WIKKBK" (in either Derby or Alpine ahnpe) at $i.8u, just its good as a»y bat you could buy at a hat store for $3. IMMEDIATE ATTENTION GIVEN TO MAU, ORDERS. Please mention nnme of paper in -which you s-tw our advertisement. ' THP {\\ ARH 8 W. BALTIMORE "ST., 1 I 1C, "UI^/DCi, 3 p oors from Charles St. AT THE SIGN OF THE CRYSTAL GLOBE, . . . Baltimore, Md. . . . HOUSE UHLER. --DEALERS IN-- Lillian ^ HE tedious waiting is Cnrcpto over a " ain for the P res ' worseis ent Too bad t h a t vve must go to Europe for such corset goodness. But we should be satisfied--they're worth waiting for. SEASONED PINE (ORIGINAL GROWFH) Framing Sawed to Correct Sizes; Shingles; Laths; Flooring; Siding; Lime; Hair; Cement, Etc, AT OUR COAL YARD, AT THE RAILROAD STATION, Will be kept on hand a supply of First-Class Morea Stove Coal. It is the best! Farmers are informed that we furnish Kerr Bros.' Wrightsville Land Lime. Now is the time to give yonr order. Satisfaction guaranteed. PRIME REGLEANED WESTERN Glad to have them for even a week or so, rather than'not at all. Plenty of the finer Lillians; but these two sorts always go in a jiffy. Ample Jots today AT SI--Special Lillian; ol Coutil, with sateen strips; extra long waist; corded bust, beautifully trimmed with lace. AT S1.25--Lillian Corsets, of Coutil; heavily boned; medium length; two side steels; trimmed with lace and ribbon. John Wanamaker. CLOVER! ' . SEED $3J5««I»$3.75 PER BUSHEL. CHOICE CLOVER SEED ASSIfiNEE'S SAM OP VALUABLE REAL ESTATE. Under and by % ii tue of power nud authority contained in n moitgasje from StisipE. Pnrris nnd .John Pnrris, her lius- Imnd, to Jlury S. Pmkney, clsUod the tenth Jay of February, 1887, nnd recorded among Ihe land records of Curolnic county in Liber L. H. G., No. 31, folio 224, default luxving occurred in the payment of the inortgngo debt nnd interest, and in other conditions of said mortgage, the undersigned assignee of ssiid mortgage, w i l l offer at public snle,- in front of the court house in the town of Denton, ou Tuesday, 15ft of March, 1898, between tbe hours oT I a d 1 o'clock, p. in., All and siiiuiilni t h a i f:mn or tract of land siluatcd near the town of Gioen:- borongh, whereon John Parris now ic- sides as tenant, bcinj; the bniiic property described in snid inuitgnge, contmningllic quantity of (WESTERN) $3.50 A BUSHEL. TIMOTHY SEED $1.50 A BUSHEL- 186 ACRES OF LAND, ilOKE OH LIS?! This farm is improved I D w e l l i n g T.NCTTUBBRO. ANDERSONTOWN, MD. »· * New Store! New Goods! Having taken the store formerly occupied by Mr. William E. Bro-wn, I opened CATUHDAY, B. 12 1898, with a full stock of Dry Goods, Notions, Ladies', Gents' and Children's Shoes, · Stylish Hats, Tinware, Hardware, And Hundreds of Other Things Needed by Everybody, which we offer at Lowest * ^ Prices for We solicit a share of the trade of Denton and Vicinity. .R./-V Collins. AS1 ALL NECJiSSAKY OUT-BUILDINGS. SILK-AND-WOOL POPLINS--must be forty styles. Not all true poplui weaves. Those with odd twist of prettincss are yclept Epingles. Many catch the beauty of crepon (n these heavier folds. $2 SO to $9. The WQO! Poplins are I3c toU.00. TERMS OF SALK. The terms of snlo lire one-third cnsh on day of sale, one third in six mni.l]s, nnd one-third in twolro months, or ;ill e.isli ut the option of the puruhsi^pr. C i e d i t portions to bear interest from day of salo and lo be secured to tho satisfaction of the undersigned. Title papers at expense of purcliasei. WAI. H. ADKINS, JOHN ^V. CLARK, Jp., Assigned, Auctioneer. Enston, Maryland. Should send at once for Special P i u m i n m Ijst. Just issued. Watches, Printing Presses, Air Kifles, and many valuable articles are to be given away. N. Y. Ledger, Ledger Building, N. Y. LONGMAH MARTINEZ SOLD UNDER GUARANTEE. ACIUAX.COST LEBS THAH $1.26 PEE GAL W. E. BROW^TlENTOH, MD., · SOLE AGENT. PVWORtVE AMD POPULAR .".i^,C, NASTURTtUMS, Sr.7 t-LGS, one Pkt. of each variety for only C «{» --iv-- OoJltc niJroiof Iinj Frlindi Q lllQl Including ireo copy of l£J3 Catalogue and Flortl Cultun, Bill C, H. UFCJltCOTT. 319 llnb Stmt lo.. PUHMK. RUB. To tbe Ladies: It is a genuine pleasure to us to call your attention to the (net tliAt we've just added .to our Corset Department the celebrated 404 P. P. Corset. Per wear, fit and durability, this corset has no-equal, and it imparts to the wearei the most graceful figure. I t w o u l d please us very much lo have you call at our store and take a pair home with you and after two weeks' trial if it is not the most satisfactory corset you have ever worn, we will gladly refund to you your purchase money. PRICE is WUT S.00 PKR FAIR. Yours hincerely, J. H. NICHOLS SON/ Denton, Md. Horse and Carriage For sale, at Mr. Charles Howard's, be sold separately if desired. A. YONDERS111TH. JEWS PA PER I NF/WSPAPFEJ

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