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M E L V I N , STEELE JOHNSON EDITORS AND P R O P R I E T O R S . SATURDAY MORNING, MARCH 5. CORN ROOT WORM. A Serious Western Pest Advancing Kast- wanl--Southern Corn llont Worm. The farmers aud entomologists of the central states hove loiig known Diabro- tica longicornis say, the western com worm, as one of the worst pests with which they have to deal, and its recent progress eastward through Ohio hat heeii a matter of considerable interest E. D. Sanersou, writing from Cornell (N. Y.) nil i varsity to Couutry Gentle man, gives tho life history of this yest and the remedy, accompanied with illustrations. Tho eggs are laid in the early fall, within a few inches of the base of tho stalk, from one to five ^inches deep iu tho soil. The larvae hatch from June to August, and at first eat the small root- 1 lets entire, and then commence barrow- ing under the outer layers of the larger roots. If on a ricb loam, this causes the stalks to be easily blown, over, or small ears aud a general dwarfing of the plant if oil poorer laud. The adult; worm is nearly white, with brown bead, a little less than half an inch long, by less than oue-teuth of an inch iu diameter. Three pairs of short legs are fonnd on the segments immediately back of the head, but otherwise the long, cylindrical body appears perfectly smooth to the unaided ,--6y.e, though seen to have numerous 'hairs and bristles uuder the microscope. Before pupation the color becomes slightly darker and the body shortens, WESTERN COKN ROOT WORM. becoming more like a common grab. They then leave the roots, forru a small oval cell in the soil, transform to pupae, and in a short time come forth as adult beetles. The beetles are of a greenish or greenish yellow color and abcrat one-fourth of au inch long, resembling in form the common striped squash beetle. The adults are fonnd in the fields from the latter part of July until the corn silk becomes brown and dry, and often Inter, feeding upon the silk and pollen, tutis doing more or less damage, though alight when compared with that of tbe larvae. The remedy is so simple and effective that it wonld Etr:n that no one ought to suffer from tLicir injuries. As far as known they have never been injurious " to corn after a previous crcp of wheat, rye or barley, though tbe field may bare been infected before that, and n crop of corn is then safe for at least two years. Thos a simple rotation, which is also to be recommended on many other grounds, is. entirely effectual. Though corn is usually almost its only food, it ·nas been recorded eating various weeds, clover, beans, cucumber aud squash vines, apples of which the skin has been broken, 'cotton flowers, pumpkins aud various fuugi. Tho 12 spotted diabrotica (Diabrotioa duodecem pmictata', distinguished from the above by being larger and having three transverse rows of four L*ack spots on tho wing covers), wboso larva has very similar babiunndisvery injurious, by eating the corn roots throughout the south, has not been known to do so iu the north, but is everywhere exceedingly abundant, aud the food of the adnlt is most varied. The beetle is probably best known ns attacking squash, mel- SOUTHERN CORN ROOT on and cucumber WORM. vines, of which it eats voraciously both ·leaves and fruit, but has also been noticed as injurious to clover, cabb::ge, cauliflower, beans, beets, bops, cotton, chrysanthemums and various fruit tiees. In the first cut arc shown--a, beetle; ·b, larva (western corn root worm); c, pupa; d, egg; d 1 , portion of .egg enlarged; e, mandible of larva; f, bead of larva from above. Hairlines at sides, natural size. In the second out is represented an enlarged beetle of the southern corn worm. Worm Free Corn. Here is what a Maryland farmer writes to American Gardening: No corn is wormproof. The worm is the boll-worm of cotton, bud worm of the northern states or corn worm when found in corn ears. Late fall or winter plowing exposing the pupa or hibernating worm to frost and natural enemies and trapping with lantern traps are about tbe only remedies practicable. Spraying fails to reach the rascals. Sent Hew York State Fair. It has been decided to bold the fifty- eighth annual fair of the New York State Agricultural society at Syracuse ' the week commencing Monday, Aug. 29, and to offer a premium list which will bring out tbe best exponents of'the industrial progress of the state.'. Benjamin F. Tracy, New York city, was elected president and James B. Docharty, Albany county, corresponding secretary. From Various Scarce*. William H. Caldwell, Peterboro, N. H., secretary of the American Cattle club, reports a marked increase of interest in Gneruscys. £2?s J The Pennsylvania Jersey Cattle club will be incorporated, application having been made for a charter. At a meeting of the Massachusetts board of agriculture there was a potato exhibit grown with this formula per acre: Nitrate of sodu, 240'.pouuds; plain -superphosphate, 400 pounds; sulphate "of. potash, 360 pounds;, tankage, 240 pounds; dried blood, 1,000 pounds. At the business meeting of the Vermont Horticultural . society the old officers were re-elected for another year --T. L. Kiuney of South Hero president Utd F. A. Wangn of Burlington seers- t o r y . ' . . . - . - SPAPFRf FREAKS OF THE EYES. A Remarkable Illuatmtlon or a Cone ol Collective Hallucination. Examples of collective hallucinations are very numerous. Let us cite one that certainly is not generally known, and of which a lieutenant in the French navy, M. Les- tomiat, was the victim. "In May, 1881," said he, "I was on board the bark Caroline. We had just left Ilo'ilo, in the Philippines, aud we were traveling toward the Suntla strait. One morning we were moving slowly, at the rate oi about four or five knots, in n very light wind, when the man on the lookout shouted to me that he saw a pirogue or sharpie on the starboard quarter. Everything tbat we see at sea. however insignificant, is always interesting. Consequently, I placed myself in a position to see the object that the man reported. But, on account of the lower sails, 1 was obliged to go forward. Prom thore I saw, at about two points to starboard, the pirogue, which seemed as if sho was about to cross our bow. Suddenly the mate shouted: 'It is not a pirogue. It is a yawl boat.' Then the sailor came down from the rigging and reported that he saw distinctly a man standing in tho boat and that he was making signals. " 'It is not necessary to be alolt to see that,'replied the mate, can see him distinctly here.' "After having observed the boat with attention, I saw as plainly as possible, and all the crew saw just as I did, a man making signals with something in his hand that we could not yet recognize, but which evidently was a gaff or an oar at the end of which was fixed a piece of cloth. "There was no longer any doubt. We had discovered an unfortunate shipwrecked man, , whose vessel doubtless was lost upon the rocks of the shores called, if my memory serves me correctly, the Thousand isles. I immediately reported to the captain, who took his glasses and followed me to the forward deck. He recognized, just as we did, a boat painted white, and in the bow there was a man dressed in a blue gauzy, who was waving an oar, at the end of which was fastened a piece of sailcloth. " 'That poor devil is lucky,' said the captain; 'for if we had had more wind yesterday we would- have passed him in the night, and, of course, we could not have seen him.' "But as the current was drawing the boat away from us he gave the order to the man at the wheel to let the vessel fall off so as to get the boat well on our starboard. 'In this way we could easily reach it without the necessity of lowering a boat, which is always a tedious operation on board sailing vessels. The man, seeing that we were coming for him, ceased to signal, and sat down in the stern, and with his oar he steered the boat toward us. We coald distinctly see the boat's mast was broken at about three or four feet above the sailing thwart. When she was about 300 meters from us, the captain, who was on the poop, asked the mate if everything was ready, and, on the latter's affirmative reply, he gave the order to head her up a little to starboard. At this moment the emotion on board the vessel was intense. The entire crew leaned over the rail. Then suddenly, as if we all had been aroused from a dream, the man and the boat turned into a block of pumice stone on which were several branches of banana trees. After drifting slowly along the side of the vessel before the stupefied sailors it vanished out of eight. The men were so utterly astonished that several of theoi could-not help crying out: 'But, by jingo, there was a man on it, sure I We all saw him!' "If the sea had been rough, so that we could not reacb that little floating island, we would certainly have been convinced that a fellow creature had been left to perish. "Nevertheless our mind was free from all anterior preoccupation. Notwithstanding the spontaneity of the thing that had started it the suggestion was none the less vivid. Its intensity was as strong in the mind of the officer as it was in the mind of each sailor, and this goes to prove that in the case of a. crowd the mental quality of the individuals that compose it is without any importance."--Paris Cor. Courrier des Etats Unis. Glory the Only Fee. "And now," said the client as he was about to leave, "you really think I have a chance to winl" "Haven't you confessed that you are penniless and haven't I agreed to take the case?" the lawyer asked. "What do you want--an affidavit?" --Chicago News. Making Himself Solid. "Your little Jim seems to be popular with the other small boys." "Popular! The other day he asked if he could give each of his boy friends an apple, and when I came down stairs the entire barrelful was gone."--Detroit Free Press. A story is told of the late Baron Hirsch that .conveys a valuable lesson. After writing a message announcing the gift of a fortune to a school the £jreat millionaire went over the telegram carefully a second time, condensing it so as to save a franc. A report from the office of the registrar general of England contains the intelligence that 225 women reach the age of 100 years, while only 85 men out of 1,000,000 count the milestone of a century. The highest church spire in Europe is that of St. Walburg, at Pres ton, England. It is 303 feet. Englishmen drink five times as much tea as coffee; Americans eight times as much coffee as tea. Something Polished. "I got no use for football and all those rough games," said Con Mann, hitting his cigar to the other corner of his mouth and the cut to the top of the deck. "A smooth game is good eirough for toe." S3 CURE ALL YOUR PAINS WITH Pain-Killer. A Mediotne Chest [n Itself. [ Simple, Safe and Quick Cure for [CRAMPS, DIARRHOEA, COUGHS,! I COLDS, RHEUMATISM, 1 NEURALGIA. I 25 and 5O cent Bottles. I [BEWARE OF IMITATIONS- 5 I BUY ONLY THE GENUINE, j: I PERRY DAVIS' \ PROFESSIONAL CARDS. TTLBERT c. TOWERS, ATTOKN E Y-A T-L A W Denton, Maryland TAMES N. TODD, ATTORN EY-AT-LAW, IJKNTOX, HI /CHARLES E. McSHAME, ATTORN EY-AT-LAW, DKXTOX, 3IAKYI.AN I T. BOYER, CONTRACTOR AND BUILDER, DKNTON, HID. TTfTALTER SPARKLIN, ATTORN EY-AT-LAW, BENTON, MAKYLAXD OFFICE WITH JAS. N. TODD. ESQ. Q SCAR CLARK. DKNTON, MAKYJLANU Collections and all professional businesi prom]tly attended to. T7TTILMER EMORY, ATTORN EY-AT-LAW, CENTKKVILLE, Ml) "\ViIl prnctice also in Caroline, Talbo and Kent county. -TIT AUiX. IIUTSOTf, ATTORN EY-AT-LAW, DENTOJf, MARYLAND "Will practice is the courts of Caroline nnd adjacent counties. m PLINY FISHER, ATTOKNEY-AT-LA W, DENTON, MD All busioess entrusted to my care ivil receive prompt attention. Collection n claims a specialty. TTARVEY L. COOPER. ATTORNEY-AT-LAW, DKNTON, MARYLAND Close attention will be given to oil business entrusted to mv cnrc. TOHN W. CLARK, JR. -A.-u.ctioii.eer, Box £8. Deijtorj, Will sell property in Caroline or any of the adjoining counties. H E N R V R. LKWIS. W I L L A R D K. WJ-.ST LEWIS WEST, A TTORNEYS-A T-LA DENTON, MD. "Will practice in the Courts of Caroline Taltotand Queen Anne counties. Money to Loan, §30,000 to loan on first mortgage. WILJIEB EMORY, Attorncy-at-Lnw, Baltimore, Mil. Corner Pnvette and North Sts. DR. ENOCH GEOKCK, DR. P. R. I'lsmrp. GEORGE FISHER, Physicians, Surgeons Gynecologists, DENTON, MARYLAND. Office at residence of Dr. Enoch George, Main Street. VTM. H. DE1VEKSE, FUKD K. OWEJfg DEWEESE OWENS, - ' DENTON, MD. Office in tho Court House. Mortgages foreclosed,estates settled nnc prompt attention given to all business en trusted to us. "Will practice in the Stdto and Fedora Court. WM. H. DEWEESE, State's Attorney for Caroline county. PAINTER AND DECORATOR, . . . . DENTON, M Has had ten years' experience in the cities of Wilmington, Philadelphia and New York, nnd is now ready to make contracts nnd guarantees skillful work, fair prices and entire satisfaction DRS. W. T. L. D. KELLEY : DENTISTS: MAIN OFFICE: EASTON, MAR\£AND Will .practice «t Preston on Mondays; Denton on Tuesdays; Federalsburg, second and fourth Thursdnys; East New Market, first nnd third Thursdays. Best work guaranteed. Gas ndminister- ed. DR. ANNA GOING REGISTERED PHYSICIAN, Twcnly.fix-e years' experience. ^Specialist in Diseases ot Women lOnty. Private Sanitarium of high repute. Absolute privacy afforded. Female Regulative Pills J.'.IIO per box. Advice by mail. .603 EAST BALTIMORE STREET. BALTIMORE, ME). Vegetable Compound for Femnle Complaints, $1 Wives without Children consult me. Tbonrjas Carngine, CONTRACTOR AND BUILDER, Ridfrely, Maryland. Contracts taken in Caroline and ndjoin- ing counties. Thirty-three yotirs experience. Plnns ami sjicciliciitions cheerfully furnished. Best ol' references from Caroline, Talbot and Dorchester counties. JAMES SWANN. RBl'RKSENTINU The Best Life Fire Insurance. DKNTON. TO ONE AND ALL "Who wish to purchnso for 1898 NEW BICYCLES UD SUNDRIES Cheap for C«sh, I cnu offer special inducements. Consult cnrly with or write to EC, IN". CIj-A-I?,32:, 2 12 4 DENTON, MARYLAND. For Rent for 1898, A nice 8-room dwelling, with neccssnry ottbuildings nnd good water, situated on Main street, in Denton. Also n good stable with cnrriagc-hotisc, n East Denton. Apply to J. D. DOWNES, Denton National Bank. ~ Groceries. JJAVING restocked ray GROCERY DKPABTJIKXT, T am now prepared to supply my customers and the p u b l i c g e n e r a l l y w i t h e v e r y t h i n g i n t h a i l i n e , fro.sh aud oh' the best quality- C O F K K K , D n n n n J ( JMiATS, canned ] TMTM !cs ' Notion?, Ribbon? A«D Dreyj? My stock of Hio latter is very complete, aud my lady f r i e n d s w i l l do well to call and e x a m i n e my poods before going elsewhere. Spool Silks, Cotton. Gloves and Hosier}', and in fact :i general l i n e of Notions. Drop in aud see the stock. Oysters and Ice Cream, For a good Oyster Stew give us a call. Ice Cream will also be served in season. Any q u a n t i t y supplied for family use w h e n desired. :it short notice. . JULIA DAY, Successor to Janj^s WILL BE FOUND A GOOD STOCK --or-- I 1/lli.UUU \J\J\JV\J\ Boots, Shoes, Hats, Caps, Etc., --AT-J. M. BEAVEN'S, HILLSBORO, MD. Larqe StocK of GROCERIES AND QUEENSWARE You can also find at the LUMBER Y A R D Pull supply of all kinds oE Lumber. Sawing and Planing d o u o at short notice. Ceiling, Flooring, Shingles, Laths, Doors, Windows, Etc., always on band. F. W. R K D D K N . W. V. M U R P H Y REDDEN MURPHY, DEALERS IN FIRST-CLASS B U I L D I N G MATERIALS, --AND-- CONTRACTORS AND BUILDERS, DENTON. M A R Y L A N D . Prices on nil goods warranted to be ns low ns those offered by city dealers. Mr. Murphy, a builder of long experience, will hnvc charge of the practical work, nnd satisfaction guaranteed in every particular Frank C. Bolt on. LeeB. Bolton. BOLTOTsT BROS. PAINTS, OILS AND GLASS, PRIZE MEDAL SK?S PAINTS, tb? Fanjlly S Machinery Oils, Tar, Oakum and Pitch, ENGINEERS', MACHINISTS, Steamship and Railway Supplies, 418, 420, 422, 121 E. FBATT ST., Farms Wanted, Have purchasers ready for cheap fnrms. Anyone desiring to sell, send particulars and* lowest price to HEVEUIN 1 COTTER. .200 S. 6th, Phila. To Tomato Growers, I am now rcndj' to make contracts for tomatoes for next season, at §0.00 per ton. II. A. KOE. 2-2G] · Denton, Md. Notice to Growers, . Wo arc icixdy to contract for Tomatoes cm Saturday afternoon of e.'ich week dur iii£ .Fchrmiry. Our contract price for 1898 will he six dollars per ton. G. T. REDDEN CO. For Sale, Lloyd Strawberries, tho most prolific nnd popular to dntp, plants for sale nt less than half market price. U. W. VIVEN, 1 29 8 ' Uridgcvillc, Del, LONGMAN · P N T SOLD UNDER GUARANTEE. ACXUALCOB1 LIBS THAN 81.25 FDR Gil- W. E. BROWK. - - DENTOfl, MD., SOLE AGENT. TREES ^PLANTS The leading varieties of Apple, Peach, Pear, Plum, Cherries, Small Fruita, etc., for sale by i A. G. GELLETLY CO., WILLISTON, MD. Subscribe for the JOURNAL $1.00. EW GOODS! OW PRICES! Wo have just oponud a large invoioe of SPUING GUODS, and n better collection from which to choose Inis net or bean oi- fercrl in Di-nton. To be appreciated it must bo soon. Your inspection is i n v i t e d . The prices w i l l In 1 ;i very s t a r t l i n g feature of the sales lii-iv fur tho next i.hirly l,iy:-, and buyer* v.'iil do well to noteihcm. How w o u l d tonic of these strike yoii ? Percale, the regular 12o. k i n d ; our price, wliile it lusts, only Sc. A bettor gvadu ut l°2e. Calicoes, ·3 nnd (JG. JSluc and Light Prints, plniii Mild tmicy design^, 5e. Pique Remnants, 10c,, the regular loc. kind. Ginghams, from Oc. up. Lawns, regulnr price 12c\; oui- pricn, lOc. \Ve have an excellent assortment of these. Table-Cloth, choice quality Irish Linen, SOc. per yard. Pantaloon Goods at various prices. $1.00 Smyrna Kngs at 80c. A. E. COOPER UUO., Denton. Md. vJ. BARNES, PRACTICAL BLACKSMITH HORSE-SHOER, DENTON, MD. I shall constantly k-ep on hand it full assortment of Iron nnd Steel for nil kinds of Farm and Wagon Work. I can furnish you nil sizes of new wheels nnd axles, nnd best classes of horse-shoes nt short notice. I gunrantee till material and work at lowest prices to suit tlio hard times. Shop on Third St., opposite Livery Stable. Give me n trinl. JOHN J. BAKNES. FOR SALE AT PRIVATE SALE I Three small farms, all ndjoining each other, lying on the county rond lending from Bridgetown to Grcensborough, nboi.t two miles from the former «nd four miles from the Intter place, k n o w n as tho "Alonzo ClarK Farn?," containing 70. 85 and Cl ACRES, respectively. The lirst two hnvc buildings on them; tho other is u n i m p r o v e d . TKKMS EASY. Possession January 1st next. Call on or address, SAMUEL E. HILL, 200 Equitable .Building, Baltimore Md. Or to I I E N R Y R . L K W I S . 10 2 tf Attorney, Dcntnn, Md. JAMES T. MORRIS, (UIDGELY, MD.) Wleelf riitt an! Blacksmith, AND EXPERIENCED HORSSEHOER. In all branches of my business I guarantee satisfaction. In horseshoeing I have tho endorsement of best veterinarians. JAMES T. AIOKIilS. Farrrjers Increase Your Income By Doubling ^ Your Oops Without Increasing Tb^ Labor of Cultivation. * B9tt«r tbp Coio? to the A Liberal Applictioq of BAINBRIDGE LAND LIME oi] Your Corn Ground. Its cflccl oil tile soil is most remarkable.' niid sntisluctory. GcoloR]»ls declare that the ItambridR^ I.iinutoiic arc llic- 'purest C.irkoiMlu oi r,imc ever discovered. 100 farmer-, saved from Hie sheriff last jt-ar by usiiiff llamhndgc Land IJmc Remember, building lime is not suitable for land. We burn nothing but land lime nt our Bmnhndgc Works. J-'or prices, nddrcss our GciicT.il Sales Agents for Canfljhic, GKKKN IU;i)UKN, - DrNTON, Mn. THOS A. SMJTII, - RIDCI:I.Y, Mi). T. C. JIAOKETT, - QUEKN ANSI:, MD. WKIGI1TSVII/LK LIME CO., WRIGIITSVILLI:, PA. To tbe Ladies: It is a genuine pleasure to us to call your attention to the fact that we've just added to our Corset Department tho celebrated -104 P. P. Corset. Por wear, lit and durability this corset has no equal, and it imparts to the wearer the most graceful figure. I t w o u l d please us very much to have you cull nt our store and take a pair home with you and after two weeks' trial if it is not tho most satisfactory corset you hnvc ever worn, we will gladly refund to yon your purchase money. PRICK ih IIUT Sl.OO run I-AIK. Yours sincerely, J.H. NICHOLS SON. Denton, Md. m 8Aisq a. spoos aAoqy 00*01$ Id MOTI3A HOHI OS'SI£ 'JdVHM 313IJ M0|[3 UOUIUIO0 A LARGE LOT OF T --AT THE-- BURRSYI LE HARDWARE STORE. All siKos of Cook Stoves, from the smallest No. 7 to the hirgu-t No. 0. Heating Stoves of nil kinds biutable for Parlors, Sit. ting Rooms, Dinini; Kooms, I3od Kooms, Churches, School Houses, Olfices, etc. Si.\ kinds ot Double Heaters. The best Knngcs that »rp made. Large lot of FURNITURE CLOKER AND TIMOTHY SEED, Headquarters for Drive-well Material, Plows, "Wheelwright nnd Blacksmith Supplies, Euilcl- ing Hardware; Carnage, "Wagon, Carl nnd Plow Harness, Paints and Oils, Tinware, Harness and Shoe Leather, Washing Machines, Belt Lacing, and Steam Packing. TWELVE ROOKS FILLED WITH I have n large stock of Darbed Wire Cubic Wire Buckthorn nnd Ribbon Fencing, Poultry Netting, c. TILGHMAN IIARVEY, Burrsrillc, Md. DNDERTAKERSEMBALMERS UD FUNERAL DIRECTORS,' DENTON, MARYLAND. Twenty years of experience enables us to insure entire satisfaction in every particular. Our shops are fully supplied with needed material, and first-class workmanship is guaranteed. Is your Home, Furniture, Grain, Live Stock, or other Property Insured Against Loss by FIREORLIGHTNING? If not, if you will apply to one of the Agents of tl.n Jituai insurance Co OF DOVER. DEL. you can obtain insurance at low rates. The Company is Mutual, and you will only pay what the insurance costs, ns nny amount in EicfissofCost fiilte Returned in Dividends or nt termination of policy. W3I. DENNY, Secretary. K. PLUMMER, Agent, Greensboro. J. B. FLETCHER. " Preston. GOOD TIMES ARE HERE AGAIN f At this season of the year, wlicn it is everybody's aim to SAVE MONEY we have come to help you by offering: you prices in CLOTHING that will surprise you, and also justify you to buy, ns we must have room for SPRINGGOODS! W E A H E SURPRISING BARGAINS in Dry Goods, Hats, Men's and Ladies' Coarse nnd Vine Foot-wear, and also M i Pull and Complete line of Notions. C01IB AND GET TUB KENKPIT OF THE TIMES. BALTIMORE BARGAIN STORE, RIDGELY, MD, COALWOOD^HAY The public will find constantly on hand at my coal yard at Denton. Bridge a f u l l supply of coal, stove wood and baled hay, which I will deliver in any q u a n t i t y a n y w h e r e in town. Stove Goa7, 2240 Lbs. Per Ton, $6.00 Chestnut, 5.75 5-75 STOVE WOOD BYTHE-LOAD OR CORD HAY BY THE BALE OR TOH, DELIVERED IF DESIRED. OYSTER SHELLS, GAS LIME, BRICKS AND LUMBER ALWAYS IN STOCK. Wharf for the use of the public for landing or shipping all kinds of freight. Hauliug of all kinds done at reasonable rates. L. B. TOWERS. Home Office, N. W. Cor. Charles Lexington Sta., RESOURCES, Jupc 29, 1695. ' Paid-up Capital .......................................... i?7oO,000 00 Surplus ...................................................... 30,00000 Eeserve Requirement and Undivided Profits, 2£ ',767 30 $1,337,707 SO THE OLDEST AND STRONGEST SURETY COMPANY IN THESOU!*!. Becomes surety on bonds of Exeeutors, Administrators, nnd in nil undertakings in Judicial Proceedings. Does nothing to conflict with the business of lawyers. Accepted by the'United States Government as sole surety on bonds of every description. ' Becomes surety on bonds of Sheriffs. Registers of Wills, Clerks of Courts, Collector* and other officials of States, Cities nnd Counties. Also on bonds 'of contractors and employes of Banks, Mercantile Houses, Railroad, Express and Telegraph Companies, and on those of Officers of Fraternal Organizations. HERMAN E. BOSLEK, - , EDWIN WARFIBLD, SECRETARY AND TREASURER. · PRKSIDKKT For Pull Particulars Apply to DEWEESE OWENS, ATTORN EYS-AT-LAW, DENTON. MARYLAND. FOR THE NEXT SIXTY DAYS I will have a large line of both GOLD AND SILVER WATCHES AT ALL PRICES, FROM" $3.00 UP. well to call on me. having watches in need of repair will do ^^ ^^^ T. 1ST. S2ITS, Ridgeiy, THOMAS H. MITCHELL, MANUFACTURER OP Sasli, Doors, Blinds, Mouldings, Brackets, Newels, Hand Balls, Cabinet Iaitols,'Balisteis, Etc. . ;es Promptly Furnished on nil kinds of Building Material. SAklSBEJR^, EflAR^kAND. T. OOOFEK/, Funeral Director Undertake and Mr. Coopur's long experience in embalming and nil the other branches of his profession, render absolutely certain the proper performance of his duty in all matters: intrusted to his care. A'll calls, either by Jay or night, promptly answered. Kesi- dence on Main ttroet. opposite Brown's new drug store. T. H. EVANS COMPANY, FRUIT AND PRODUCE COMMISSION MERCHANTS, No. 214 Light Street, Baltimore, Maryland, s nnd Vegetables; Maryland Peaches and Sweet Potatoes. Cut this out for Future Reference, Buy Your H O R S E S AT KING'S JARYLASD SALE BARN, AUCTION SALES Monday, Wednesday and Friday Throughout the year. "U'e deal in nil kinds, from the verV bi^tto the very cheapest. 400 HEAD of Ilorsos Mares untl Mules, always on hand Visit us, it will pay you. PRIVATE SALES EVERY DAY. FIH.T. M X K OK Carriages, Daytons, Bug- · US, Garts arj«l Harms? V«ry cbeap- JAMES KING, Prop'r, 6,8,10,12,14 16 N. HIGH STREET, Near Baltimore St., one square from Baltimore Street bridge. BALTIMORE, MD. TO THE PUBLIC! I dcsiro to inform my friends of Denton nnd the public roundabout tbat I will be nt the store of STT3WAKT BROS., in DENTON EVERT TUESDAY, where I will be prepared to take orders for all kinds of JEWELRY and to make repairs. .All work will receive prompt attention, small repairs being mndo before leaving town. Orders left with Stewart Bros, will be carefully attended to. I thank you lor past favors, and hope to receive a continuance of them. THE JEWELER.

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