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SATURDAY MORNING, APRIL 30, 1398. Iterrjs of news frorrj All Flirts of the County Solicited Under this Hca.J. ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE OF MAILS. MAILS CI.OS1-:. 0.27 A. M --Via D. C. R K , for Points Xortli 0.57 A. .M --Via Q. A. R R , for Points \\Vbt !).'~O A. M.--Via Q A R R , for Points l-.a--t. 11.45 A. M.--Via Steamer, tor River Points l.OO p. M.--Via.8t.iKe, for 1'rcsluii. 1.88 P. -M --Vl.i 1). X. C K. K , for Point-. Xortll. ·J.5O P. 51.--Via Q. A. R. K., for Points West. (5.40 P, M.--via. (j. A. R. K., for Faults East MUI.S ARK1VK. 7.27 A jr.--Via Q. A. R. R., from Points liast. !) JO A J t -- V i a o. A. It K , from Points Weil. ll.OO A M.--Via Stnjje, from Proton. 11 SO A. M.--Via Stc.imcr, from River Point*. IS.00 -- M.--via U.icC.R R., from Points North. " 20 i'. M.--Via Q. A. R. K., from Points Uast. 7 S2 p. 11 --Via (J. A. R. It.; Lrom Points. West. 8 O( ]». M.--Via J C K R. from Point- :sortti. PUBLIC BUSINESS CALENDAR. CIRCUIT COUKT AYILL MEET JUXE 27. ORPHANS' COURT WILL MEET MAY 3. LEVY COURT WILL MEET MAY 3. SCHOOL BOARD WILL MEET MAY 3. THE LOCAL DEPARTMENT, DASHES HERE AND THERE. The season for catching oysters is closed. There is some serious talk of enlisting- in the army. Tho road to success has few resting places along the route. The store at Eldorado, Dorchester, ·was robbed a few nights ago. Strawberry blossoms indicate that there will be a fair crop on several varieties. A jewelry d e p a r t m e n t with a large and varied stock is to be added to the store of James H. Nichols Son. The ice factory of Mr. L. B. Towers is about completed, and Jwill, it is expected, begin operations next week. Rev. C. S. Baker, presiding elder, ·will preach in the M. E. Church in this place ou Sunday evening, 8th of May. There are several phonographs iu town, and concerts by master musicians of the couutty are thus frequently heard. Mr. Ormoud Downes was ou Tuesday last appointed to the position of assistant book keeper of Denton National Bank. Buy y o u r tickets for the Sam Jones lecture witbotit delay, as the committee will not allow the hall to be overcrowded. The now fish law,operative in Dorchester, Talbot and Caroline counties, appears in the JOURNAL to-day. All fishermen will be interested in it. The county commissioners on Tuesday last appointed Lud wig Myer supervisor of tho county road, in the Sixth district, k n o w n as the Myer road. Don't fail to attend the festival to be held at Epworth Hall by the Ladies' Mite .Society Jhis evening. Refreshments in the way of creams, ices, etc., will be served. While Jesse Scribner aud wife attended church, near Harrington, on Sunday last, their house, in the country, caught fire and t h e i r two children were f a t a l l y burned. If you don't go to war be sure to go to Dennis Fooks, Preston, Md., 'when you want any kind of lumber or building material. They want to enroll one thousand buyers. See advertisement. Mrs. B. W. Parker has opened a fine lot of millinery goods, fancy dress silks and trimmings. Miss Todd, of Baltimore, a fashionable trimmer, has charge of the millinery department. The school commissioners on Tuesday last passed an order that after this year no ninth grade pupils will be graduated from tho Dentou High School. School trustees will be ap- ' pointed nest Tuesday. Mrs. Annie E. Eoe, of Ridgely, has been granted a divorce from her husband James H. Eoe. The testimony was taken before attorney Oscar Clark, a special examiner appointed by the court. Attorneys Todd and Sparkliu represented Mrs. Roe. At the regular monthly business meeting of Denton Epworth League on Tuesday evening, May 3d, at Ep- ·worth Hall, over Brown's drug store, a musical and literary program on the life of Frances E. Willard will be rendered. The public is invited to bo present. About two inches of snow fell on Thursday, and for a while it was feared that vegetation would be injured. Many varieties of strawberries were in full bloom, but as the temperature remained well above the freezing point, no damage is thought to have resulted. Slight clanges are made in the time of the trains on the Queeu Anne's Railroad by the schedule which went into effect on Thursday last. Going westward trains leave l)enton at 7.12 iu the morning and 5.05 in the evening; eastward, 9.35 in the morning and 7.07 in the evening. Wilmington papers report that the snow storm on Wednesday night did considerable damage to the peach buds which had survived the former frosts. The opinion seems to pre- PERSONAL, MATRIMONIAL AND SOCIAL Vihilorb HcrouiHl Klsmvlicro--About Yotir- HcK unit Your Friends. Rev. Giles B. Cooke, some years ago rector of this (St. Mary's White- chapel) -parish, now rector of St. Maiy's aud St. Mark's Protestant Episcopal Churches at North Bast jitul Perry ville, aud Miss Sarah Katharine Grosh, daughter of Warren R. Grosh, were married Wednesday m o r n i n g , iu St. Mary's Chinch, North East. The ceremony was performed by Rt. Rev. William F. Adams, Bishop of the Diocese of Easton. A collation was served at the rectory and the newly married couple took the afternoon train for Portsmouth,Mr.Cooke's native place, and other Southern points. Mr. Alfred C. Taylor and wife ret u r u e d to Ellicott City fiom Ber- luudaMoudayuight. Mr.Taylor, w h o was in poor health, derived m u c h benefit from the trip, having gained flesh and became as browu as a native of the English island. Mrs. Taylor also enjoyed tho t i m e spent abroad. They stayed at the city of Hamilton, which is a fortified English fort, and the fine hotels there are filled with tourists from many parts of the world. Under the protecting care of uo less tliau n i u e of John Bull's gunboats Mr. and Mrs. Taylor felt uo uneasiness w h i l e abroad on account of the American difficulty w i t h Spain.--Ellicott City Democrat. Mrs. N. M. Browne anil Miss M. J u l i a T h o m p s o n , of W i l m i n g t o n , who represent the Woman's Depart- m e n t of the M u t u a l Life Insurance Company of New York, are in Caroline for a day or two. The New- York M u t u a l is one of the greatest companies in the country. Mr. J. H. Vansant, who has been employed in the Qreeusboro Free Press office for half dozen years, has given up the p r i n t i n g business and taken a position of d i f f e r e n t character in Philadelphia. Mr. J. Watson Thompson, Cambridge, formerly of this c o u n t y , will soon begin the practice of law. He has been teaching in the public schools for several years. Mr. J. Harry Rose, of Oehm's Acme Hall, clothing house, Baltimore, was in t o w n on Wednesday. Mr. Thomas O'Connell, of the Mullin c l o t h i n g house, Wilmington, was in town ou Thursday. Miss Fannie Boone, of Williston, is the guest of the Misses Windsor, Tuckahoe Neck. Miss Ellis Crouse, of Talbot was at home in Dentou on Sunday. State's Attorney Deweose was in Cambridge this week. Mr. Fred R. Owens was iu Baltimore on Thursday. Mr. Albert G. Towers was in Dover on Monday. A p r i l 1 a Vatcfnl 31outh. North Carolina was the first colony to declare for independence, in April, 1770, aud Rhode Island almost i m m e d i a t e l y followed w i t h a s i m i l a r declaration. Six years later, in April, 1732, the recognition of our independence was made by the Dutch R e p u b l i c . April, IS, 1775--Paul Revere's famous m i d n i g h t ride. A p t i l , 19, 1775--Beginning of the R e v o l u t i o n by battle of Lexington. A p r i l , 11, L783--Congress proclaims cessation of hostilities. A p r i l , 15, 1783--Congress ratifies preliminary treaty of peace with Great Britinu. April, 4, 1812--Congress establishes the embargo t h a t begins the War of 1812. April, 21,1S35--Santa Ana suffers his gr«at defeat at Jan Jaciuto. April, 25, 1S47--Hostilities open between the United States and Mexico. April, 12,1861--War of the Rebel- liou begun by General Beauregard firing on Fort Suinter. April, 10, 1S61--First bloodshed of the war, iu conflict between United States troops aud mob at Baltimore. April, 9, 1805--Lee surrenders to Grant at Appomattos. April, 19, 1898--Congress of the United States declares "that the people of the Island of Cuba, are, and of right ought to be, free aud independent." A p r i l , 25,1898--Congress declared war against Spain. AMERICANS WON THE FIRST BATTLE. ?lut:ui/as l'orti Demolished--Our Jlcn sire Anvious to K i g l i t . Special dispatch to the JOUH.N.U.. BALTIMORE, MD., APRIL 20.--It is reported that the Terror and Machias shelled Cardenas for two hours. The ships were not damaged. The Spanish ileet sailed from Cape Verde. Several of the ships were in collision and re t u r n e d . M i l i t a r y p r e p a r a t i o n s in France e x c i t e interest. Tlio F o u r t h Maryland R e g i m e n t may be called back into service. B.Utle expected at Manilla. of Gco. IV. Ernst. Mr. Georgo W. Ernst, who many years was a citizen of this county, died at the home of his son, at Cooperstown, N. Y., on Wednesday af- teruoou of last week, in his eighty- sixth year. Mr. Ernst was a progressive and public-spirited man, and took an active interest in the affairs of the c o u n t y . He was elected county commissioner iu 1S85, and it was d u r i n g his incumbency of that office t h a t he became k n o w n iu all parts of the county. He lost no op- p o r t u n i t y , while commissioner, to urge the adoption of the annual listing of personal propeity by owners, as (he best means of keeping personal property on the tax lits. He took an active interest in c h u r c h affairs, also, being a c o m m u n i c a n t in the Protestant Episcopal Church for a long period of years and a vestryman of the C h u r c h of the Holy Trinity, Greensboro, when he removed from his farm, near that town, some time last year. Ton n. Capt. Willard Thomson, general manager of the Baltimore, Chesapeake and A t l a n t i c Railsvay, has received a l e t t e r from Cornelius W. Van Der. Hoogt, secretary of the State bureau of immigration, who visited the Holland settlement on the Eastern Shore. The letter states that the colony is iu a splendid condition, and a large n u m b e r of immigrants are expected to come in the fall- Contracts are being made to erect a store, church and a n u m - ber of dwellings. A c a n n i n g factory will be established. The w h a r f heretofore called Hog Island has been renamed Holland. From the w h a r f tho first street of the Wilhelmina has been laid out and r u n s through the centre of the town site. The railroad company is asked to put a station at the t o w n . In September Queeu Wilhelmina will be erowu- ed in Holland, and it is the desire of the colonists to have their town f u l l y established, so as to send congratulations from a colony in the United States namedafter the Queen, ·who is so much beloved by Hollanders. ,vail in this vicinity that little damage has been done them by tbe snow and cold, unusual as it is in the latter part of; April. The pupils of Lowe's school whose recitations and deportment entitle them to meritorious mention, for the month of April, are: Seventh grade, Jessie Warren, May Warren and Sallie Clark; fifth grade, Mintie ClarkandErnest Porter; fourthgrade, Lena Kibler and Harry Bennett; third grade, Robert Porter Darcy Darling and Norman Rickards; second grade, Ada Bennett and Jessie Porter, Orphans' Court Proceedings. Judges Sigler, Orrell and Wright were present at the session of the Orphans' Court on Tuesday. Inventory and appraisement of the personal estate of William H. Smith, deceased, returned by Lillie E. Smith and Wesley Roe, administrators, was approved, and an order to sell granted. The final accounts of J. Edward Willis, guardian to Samuel Henry Horsey, were considered by the court and passed. The will of William T. Legates, deceased, was admitted to probate and letters testamentary granted to Mary E. Legates, the executrix named therein, and a warrant was issued to Edward E. Nuttleaud Win. H. Alburger to appraise the personal estate, and notice to creditors of deceased was ordered. A special session of court was held on Thursday for the purpose of probating the will of John Collins, de- censed, but tho inclemency of the weather doubtless kept a w a y some parties interested, and no action was taken in the matter by the court- Town Election. The town election in Denton ou Monday afternoon was warmly contested, an unusually large n u m b e r of votes being polled. The w i n n i n g ticket was composed of Messrs. Harry A. Koe, George H. Berry, William A. Stowart, J. Dukes Downes, and Alcenus E. Cooper. The other ·ticket was composed of the members of the old board, Mr. Stewart being on both tickets. The majorities ranged from five to thirty. Messrs. Charles F. Smith, William N. Cannon, John C. Jarrell, Wm. Preston Day and Henry Euker were on Monday last elected commissioners of Bidgely. Commissions for County Officers. Clerk Hobbs has received commissions for the following officers: Justices of the Peace.--First district--Charles P. Jump aud J. Spen- oer Lapham. Second district--Simeon N. West. Third district--James E. Higuutt and Isaac J. Moore. Fourth district--Francis S. Todd and Jeremiah B. Fletcher. Fifth district--Daniel W. Moore and Bascoui N. Chambers, x Sixth district--John V. Dungan. Seveuth district--Aulay B. Smith. Eighth district--J. Willard Johnson. Notary Public--Jonathan Evitts, at Denton. Supervisors of Election--B. Frank Edgell and William W. Seward, Republicans, and James T. Sylvester, Democrat. School Commissioner--H. Franklin Stevens. Flu gem lilowii Off. A colored boy, eight years of age living with Mr. Jerome A. Davis, near Goldsboro, had the first and second fingers of his left hand so lacerated by the explosion of a dynamite|cartridge Tuesday morning that Dr. S. P. Roberts found it necessary to a m p u t a t e both above the second joint. Mr. Davis had placed some dynamite iu his barn to be used for blowing up tree stumps and kuow- iug the searching propensities of boys, took the colored lad to the barn showed him the goods, the cartridges being on ti shelf about seven feet from the floor, and told him what might be the consequence should he handle them. Undaunted by the caution of Mr. Davis, the lad watched an opportunity and clambered to the shelf -seized one of the bright little brass tubes and began working on it with a nail. The rest we know. Fur Kcnuhlng Enterprise. From ihc Sunday Herald, April 17. 1898. Two carloads of F u r n i t u r e and Carpets to Southern California! This was a shipment made last week by J u l i u s Hines Sou, and it is not tho first time goods have been sent so great a distance by this firm, for they n u m b e r t h e i r c u s l o m e r s i n every State in the Union, Canada, Mexico and Australia. Probably no mail order house in the world publishes such comprehensive f u r n i t u r e aud carpet catalogues. The growth of Julius Hines Son has been phenomenal and their reputation is as enviable as their methods. Thousands of testimonials from many different places attest the satisfaction of their customers. Of course, 110 ouo in this vicinity, where they are favorably known Cor half a century, is surprised at their far reaching enterprise, but it is nevertheless a subject for congratulation. Over half a thousand suits of clothing to select from at Godwin's. Suits in blue, black aud mixed suitings, all styles, latest patterns and lowest prices. Crash suits for men, boys and children. Clothing for stout people, slim peopleand regular sized. We can fit anybody. J. C. GODWIN Co., Eastou, Md. On Monday last Congress u n a n i - mously declared that war had existed since aud i n c l u d i n g April 2Lst, when Gcueral Woodford, the American minister to Spain, was handed his passports and told to take his leave. The first week of the war has been remarkable for the pacific n a t u r e of affairs between the belligerent powers. The United States fleet, iu Cuban waters, has captured over a dozen prizes, some of t h e m rich, but that these will be kept seems d o u b t f u l . The Spanish sailors appear to be woefully lacking in courage, as was proven Tuesday when the little steamer Mangrove, the baby of the uavy, captured v big Spanish liner, the Panama, despite the fact that the l i n e r was more heavily gunned than her adversary. Tho captain of the big steamnr was f o u n d in his cabin locked up. Another evidence of this want of nerve on the part of the Spanish seamen was found a day or so previous to this capture by the Mangrove. The American s h i p Helena challenged a big Spanish vessel, and although the Spaniard had considerably more speed than the American, and was without the range of her guns, she promptly hove to and allowed herself to be taken. Not a single case is reported where an American ship has given chase and failed to capture her prizo. On tho other hand, several United States merchantmen have sailed away from tho enemy's cruisers, aud only one has thus far been captured. One of the Spanish boats was taken froru under the gnus of Morro Castle. President McKinley has declared the ports of n o r t h - ern Cuba in a state of blockade, and g u n b o a t s constantly patrol the coast, A strange feature is that the principal fighting fleet of the e n e m y stays three t h o u s a n d miles away. The first bloodshed of the war was at Matanzas on Wednesday, when Admiral Sampson, w i t h the flagship New York, the m o n i t o r Puritan and the cruiser Cincinnati, bombarded, silenced and pretty well destroyed the Spanish batteries, in position arid iu course of construction, at the entrance to the harbor. Tho artillerymen manning these batteries had twice fired on the torpedo boatFoote, aud Admiral Sampson had reached tho conclusion t h a t something had to bo done to stop their aggressiveness. It took just eighteen m i n u t e s to silence tho batteries. The last shot that was fired by the Spanish came from Point Rubal Cava. The P u r i t a n replied w i t h one of her TJ- inch guns. The shell s t r u c k the battery with w o n d e r f u l accuracy, and blow up a portion of it. The A m e r - ican gunners had fired accurately all tho way t h r o u g h , and hud created havoc, w h i l e every shot fired by the Spaniards had gone wide of its mark. The n u m b e r of dead and w o u n d e d ou the Spanish side m u s t have been considerable. Our a r m y representatives have landed iu Cuba and are in conference w i t h the insurgent leaders, Gomez and Garcia. The United States Government will equip the Cuban soldiers, and will, it is stated, expect them to do most of the land fighting on tho islaud. A number of United States regulars, however, will be landed to aid them. Tho 125,000 volunteers called for by tho President have responded two-fold, and those who were turned away, iu most instances, seemed sadly disappointed that they were not allowed to servo their country at this time. M i d d l e C i m v o t M t i o l l . Tho S p r i n g Meeting of the Middle C o n v o c a t i o n o£ the Diocese of Eastern, Rev. James A. M i t c h e l l , d e a n , "·ill bo held at St. Paul's C h u r c h , Trappo, Rev. J. Gibson G n a t t , rcc- toi, on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, May ad,.4th aud 5th. The f o l l o w i n g is the program of services aud subjects:-Tuesday, 7.UO p. m., E v e n i n g Piayer and Addresses. Topic, St. L u k o XI, 1-14, Prayer. 1. Efficacy of Prayer. 2. Private Prayer. 3. P u b l i c Worship. Wednesday, a. in., M o r n i n g Prayer, IIol3- C o m m u n i o n and Srviimn. W e d n e s d a y , 3.30 p. m., Busuies.- M e e t i u g . Wednesday, 7,1)0 p. m . , Mission Meeting. L. Rev. 'XI, lo, A Prophecy. 2. Missions, n m e a n s of dev e l o p i n g t h e s p i r i t u a l life. 3. Reports on Parish work (as f a i l e d . ) T h u r s d a y , a. m., M o r n i n g Prayer ' aud Si'rmon. T h u i s d a y , 7 30 .p. m., E v e n i n g Prayer and Adthosses. Topic. Parables on l h e C h r i s t i a n Vocation, i. The Laborers in the V i n e j a i d . 2. The T w o Sons. 3. The Marriage of t h e King's Son. Tho sub.jects as thus prepared will be discussed by t h e f o l l o w i n g clergymen: Bishop Adams, Rev. James A. M i t c h e l l , Dean, Very Rev. E. R. R i c h , t h e Rev. Messrs. Spencer, B a t l o , W. W. K i m b a l l , B a l d w i n , Ilardcaslle, G. F. Boaven. Warlield, French, G r a y , F i t z h u g h and W. Y. Bcaveu. A P R I L DEEDS ANDJV1ARRIAGE LICENSES U\tr:u'ls l-'roni llu- ticcords of tin- Clerks ticcords of tin- Trans! t-rs. ·'rom llu- O H l i - i ' The f o l l o w i n g t r a n s f e r s of real estate h a v e boen recorded iu the Clerk's Office d u r i n g t h e m o n t h which closes today: Eli Stevenson to Samuel Towers, S e v e n t h district property, 35 acres, $1000. A n n i e H. Downes to William H. Deweose and J o h n T. Carter, Third district property, 1-i acres, $250. William J. Holland and w i f e to George W. Betsou, Second district property, 1S5 acres, $147.62. Thomas Hill, attorney, to Samuel K. Hill, Denton town property, $75. Eliaa Weidmer to Bartcl Cramer, Fifth district property, 43 acres, $400. Mahala Noble and husband to A n n i e V. Davis, Fifth district property, U acres, nominal consideration. William H. Alburger and wife to James H. Moore, Federalsburg town J£:Uc Vt r :ir on Tin 1 ClHiptiiitk, A lively passenger and freight war is on between Baltimore aud points on the C h o p t a n k River reached by bay bteamers. It has been brought on it is said by the competition of Jthe steamer H a m i l t o n and Greonsboroiigh, which reduced the r.-'.tes in order to secure business. The rate has been met by the established lines, the Baltimore, Chesa- p e a k e aud A t l a n t i c and Wheeler, between whom a rate agreement has existed for some time. The round- t r i p faro between Easton and Baltimore is as low ab fifty ceuts. The m e r c h a n t s of Easton, Cambridge. Denton and i n t e r m e d i a t e points ou tlio river h a v e complained of the low fare as d e t r i m e n t a l to their business, as people have been at- tractc.d to Baltimore by the low rates, and purchase goods there instead of at h o m e . President Wilson, of the Baltimore, Chesapeake and Atlantic Railroad Company, has replied to a petition of the merchants of Cambridge, asking a discontinuance of the low rates, that he and the Wheeler l i n e are w i l l i n g to restore the old rates if the merchants w i l l agree to give them their traffic. With the present competition, however, the old lines must meet the reductions in [order to secure business. This is the f i t s t l e n g t h y rate war ou the C h o p t a n k since the days of the rivalry between the Maryland and Chop- t a n k Steamboat Companies, when similiar wars f r e q u e n t l y raged. TlieSllrit of '»«. Mr. Robert S. Garey, of this county, is a m e m b e r of one of the Baltimore City regiments, and it' culled upon in the present crisis will d o u b t less do credit to his c o u n t y and h o u or to the memory of his f a t h e r , w h o was a brave soldier and a polished gentleman. Mr. Charles G. Grillin, also of this county, is a, member of tho New York National Guard. If his company is selected to go to the front, it is safe to say that no more gallant soldier will do battle against the h a u g h t y dons t h a n w i l l this son of Caroline. And from the u a v y , loo, wo may expect to hear that the Carolinian is iu evidence, Mr. Clayton Blackiston, a grandson of tho late William G. Horsey, is postmaster on t h e b a t t l e s h i p Indiana. His last letters home indicated thai he was anxious for the fray. Mr. Walter Brown, son of Contractor James H. Brown, of this t o w n , is a soldier in the army, now at Tampa, Fla. He has w r i t t e n to his father, stating that he expects to go to Cuba iu a few days. Mr. L, B. Towers has w r i t t e n to General Wilmer, asking a u t h o r i t y to raise a military c o m p a n y iu Deuton, Mr. Towers has not as yet received any reply from the General. Caroline C o u n c i l , No. 175, Jr. 0. U. A. M., last Monday e v e n i n g resolved to keep all of its members in good standing who serve in the existing war. Patriotism is rife in D e n t o n -- i f we may judge from the sallies made upon the newsboy after the arrival of the paper mails. The Ouucn Anne's K. U. Company Have just closed the first r o u n d year of t h e i r business experience, n n d beyond their hopeful expecta- t i o n s , I ho business of the road has been a great success. Their new steamer "Favorite," is m a k i n g two t » i p s daily to Q u e e u s t o w u , where it connects w i t h the railroad division. A m o n g tbo stops are Queen Anne's S t a t i o n , D e n t o u , Md., H i c k m a n , Greenwood, Milton and Lewes, Del., all of which places show signs of great a c t i v i t y as to new business enterprises and popular growth. A b o u t June 15, the road w i l l extend to its t e r m i n u s to Rehoboth Beach to which resort w i l l be run daily excursions from Baltimore and points along the line, at p o p u l a r prices. A large pavilion will be erected al K o h o b o t h for tUo a c c o m m o d a t i o n of t h e excursionists, aud the hotels look f o r w a r d to a great increase of business during the coming seasou. This road r u n s through a fertile c o u n t r y and is a grand outlet for the people o w n i n g lands along tho road. The camp-meeting folks w i l l be j u b i l a n t over t h i s n c ' W schedule, and those wishing 1 to take a dip in the surf will be no less delighted.-Baltimore Herald. The Kaston Diocese. If any pers'ons t h i n k that the Dio- cose of Enslou is t o r p i d , a glance at o u r files w i l l surely dispel such delusion. Let us briefly note a few items. In December tho Chapel of good Shepherd, Cordova, was consecrated. In February, St. Andrews, Princess A n n e , which has been vir- t u a l l y r e b u i l t , was re-opened. The debt on the Church of the Holy T r i n i t y , O x f o r d , was liquidated at Easter, and t h a t b e a u t i f u l edifice w i l l soon be consecrated. Regular sen ices are now held at St. Paul's Chapel, Royal Oak, w h i c h had long bcun closed. The parish indebtedness, of St. Paul's, Centroville, has been paid, and a handsome balance remains in the treasury. The pledges for Diocesan Missions are, in a majority of cases, well paid up, two Parishes h a v i n g already overpaid t h e i r pledges more than CO per cent. -- Church AJJ'airs. The Rev. Sam Jones last evening delivered his oft-repeated lecture, '·Get There and Stay There," iu his characteristic f a s h i o n , to a good audience at the A u d i t o r i u m . Summ i n g up the p e r f o r m a n c e , it must be said that the Louisvillians who were present were delighted w i t h Mr. Jones. They a p p l a u d e d freely langhud loud and o f t u n , and passed very kindly criticisms on his m a n n e r of h a n d l i n g men and things. (Hore a l e n g t h y c o m m e n t followed.--Courier-Journal, Louisville, Ky. property, $40. Susie E. Sisk to Albert W. Sisk, Fourth district property, 187 acres, $400. Francis S. Todd aud wife to F. Liuwood Todd, Eighth district property, 75 acres, $1,000. Tuos. R. Green, late sheriff, to A. R. Wright, Denton town property, $J355. George Stack and wife to Webster Reaves and Washington Reaves, Second district property, 93 acres, $1200. Thos. R. Green, late sheriff, to C. E. Todd, Eighth district property, 10 acres, $40. John L. Faulkner and w i f e to Sarah E. Walls, First district property, 50 acres, $25. Geo. H. Moore to J. Allen Moore, First district property, 150 acres, $1400. Thomas Potts to Mary Potts, Greensboro town property, $500. Jouas Bowman to David G. Bowman aud Susan Bowman, Third district property, 53 acres, nominal consideration. Ida R, Fountain to Wm. S. Hay- mou, Third district property, 85 acres, $1000. W. W. Noble and T. Pliuy Fisher, to Ida It. Fountain, Third district property, 236 acres, $2880. Geo. M. Tyler aud wife to The Cemetery Committee of the German Baptist C h u r c h , Seventh district propeity, 2 acres of laud, $150. Eleanor Scribner to Sarah E. Sparks, Second district property, q u a n t i t y not named, $100. A n n i e E. Moore to Wm. T. Sewell, Second district property, 173 acres, $3,000. A u n i o E. Moore to Samuel J. Bilbrough. Second district property, 51 acres, $408. Rebecca E. Pippin to Addie E. Pritehott, Greensboro town poperty, 1 acre, $33. Chns. F. S m i t h aud wife to Tilgh- mati Andrew, Seventh district property, 17 acres, $325. Thos. Hill, attorney, to Ptimell Johnson, Dentou town property, $148. John W.Knotts, et. al., to Winnie B, F o u n t a i n , Eighth district properly, 180 acres, $3000. F. S. Todd and wife to Alva B. Todd, Eighth district property, 75 acres, $1200. J. W. Bryant and wife to Geo. W. Lewis, Denton town property, $20. MARRIAGE LICENSES. Marriage licenses were issued to the f o l l o w i n g parties d u r i n g the month: William S. Pardoe aud Louie A. Lane. William Adams Morse and Mary S. Fluharty. Frederick T. Roe and Bessie C. Jacksou. A r t h u r P. Noble aud Rosa S. Wright. John II. Cohee and A n n i e Gravatt. John W. Carroll and Caroline Jefferson. James W. Sharp aud Elizabeth E. Andrews. John B. Medford ni:d Cora Dill. John W. McFarlano aud Elizabeth Russell. Harry E. Walls aud R u t h M. Morse. Jesse R. Layton and Esther B. DcUvilcr. William T. Lankford aud Mary Breeding. Alouzo S. Daflin aud Arkansas Virginia Dorsey. J. Adams and Eva Liden. James M. M a l l a l i e u aud Atiuie G. Clifton. Thomas Kuox and Martha Faulkner. William E. Jackson and Martha J. Wisher. L. ITnndy Coursey and Clara E. Webb. Clemos R i c k e t s and Jane A l l e n . Robert M a t t h e w s aud A u n i e L. Daniels. To Di'ntro.v thu O l l i v u l i o . Prof. G. Harold Powell, of the Delaware College E x p e r i m e n t a l Station, has made a valuable suggestion ou the destroying of the cur- ciilio, which levies a heavy t r i b u t e a n n u a l l y on the peach crop of the Eastern Slioro' of Maryland and Maryland. The beetle lays the eggs iu the small f r u i t s j u s t a f t e r the blossom falls. The peaches, which are attacked when small, usually comprise a large proportion of the "June drop," and f r u i t attacked when half- grown becomes wormy and g u m m v . The loss from the eurculio often amounts to more than 50 per cent. o£ the total setting. "The only practical means." says Prof. Powell, "of destroying the cureulio this spring is to jar them from the trees upou a canvas aud kill them after they have fallen. The canvas may be stretched over a light frame, leaving a slit S U B M A R I N E -tn«f l!oatMir- THE, 1 HARBOR.' to Puss tlicTorts Hundreds of people living along the line of the Queen Anne's railroad were disappointed at not receiving their Baltimore mail Wednesday m o r n i n g . Tho failure of tho m a i l to arrive was due to an order of the G o v e r n m e n t , issued the day* before, which s,aid : Siihinnrim: mines linviiiKW-n placed in nosi- " " ' ' ««9rc..!,c, ol tlJ 1-1 No vessc SJiliiig \ i-ssels and a'l .small ^ c , sc .],. dra» three eel or IMS can JMSS sak-ly lliroii K h a pan ol the channels during the d.ijtinie ra» mi; ant- in one side to allow the tree to stand in the middle. The b tree is then jarred by a q u i c k blow from a padded raallet, eitherou the t r u n k of main branches of the tree. "It is best to jar early in the morning, as the beetles are theu sluggish aud fall readily. The jarring should be continued every day or two over a period of three weeks or until uomore curculiosare taken. In some seasons the i n j u r y does not last more t h a n two weeks. "The important points to observe are: First, jar as soon as the blossoms have fallenj second, destroy the curculios that fall; third, continue the jarring until the beetles disappear." Professor Powell says that the eurculio can be absolutely controlled by the jarring method, which is a usual practice among the plum and thccutoflith the nrewertoii channel, and all vessels of more than twenty-two feet draft must be (owed over this distance, steamers noHnrnii.-jr - - - *» thur propellers. peach York. growers in Western New Minor Matters. Mr. George C. Moore, of Talbot, recently examined the buds on the farms which belonged to his father, the l.-vte George H. Moore, and f o u n d plenty of live buds instead of finding g-reat damage done by the frost, as he had been lead to expect, there was none perceptible. Twigs that can bear but one good peach have from four to six healthy young ones on them now. Attention is called to the card in this issue of J. C. Leib Co., one of the best equipped fruit and produce commission houses in "Baltimore, combining experience and sound financial backing as a guar- tee of promptness and reliability. Mr. J. 0. Taylor, well and favorably k n o w n by most fruit-growers in this section, is now with this firm. J. T. Dennis, of Preston, is now making a specialty of the dry goods, notions, leady-made clothing and carpet business. His first spring o p e n i n g will commence Saturday, April 30th, and continue u n t i l Saturday, May 7th, inclusive. The public is incited to attend. Mr. Beniah Kinnamon announces in the JOURNAL to-day his line of confectionery, bread, pies, etc., at the old bakery, and invites the patronage of ladies and children especially. Read his advertisement. There w i l l be a meeting of the directors of the People's National Bank on Tuesday next at which time other bank officers will be elected. The largest line of organdies, in white and colors ; ducks and lawns for suits and waists, at J. C. GODWIN Co's, Eastou, Md. Chestertown voted last Monday to buy the water-works from Hou.Chas. T. Westcott and others. Two years ago B. J. Warren, a druggist at Pleasant Brook, 2\ T . Y., b o u g h t a small supply of Chamberlain's Cough Remedy. He sums up the result as follows: "At t h a t t i m e the goods wore u n k n o w n in this section; today Chamberlain's Cough Remedy is a household word." It is the same in h u n d r e d s of communities. Wherever the good q u a l i t i e s of Chamberlain's Cough Remedy become k n o w n the people will have n o t h i n g else. For sale by Hugh Duffey, Hillsboro; It. J. Colston, Rklgely; W. E. B r o w n , Denton. Ohitunry. At a meeting of the Ladies' Aid of Williston M. E. Church, the following resolutions were adopted: According to llieliullof tlic Divine Master our beloved President, sislir Addie Xnttlc, has been (.ailed from our nudbt toclwell wiih Jesus--whom ·iho so i.uthTntlv and devotedly lollowed and served--iu that "house not made with hands, clern.il in the heavens," therefore be it Kenolved, That as president and member of our society she w as not only faith fill in hcrtworks but an earnest Christian, laboring for the cause of Christ She w.is a successful worker iu the ehiirch and Sunday-school, leading her scholars with a kind and loving 1 hand, not faulting but trying; to win them bv jjentle means and pleasant words. Always thoughtful of others she won the love and respect ol all who knew her. Resolreil, That nc tender to her bereaved family uiirdcep sympathy in their great sorrow. Kesolvetl, Tlia' these resolutions be entered upon our journal and published in the Drxros JOUKNAI., and that a copy of the same be sent to the sorrowing family. Lines to tlio bereaved family of Mrs. Addie 3'. Xuttle. There is a place--a vacant place-- Heside the dear hearthstone, And how you miss the loving voice, Thai answered lo yonr own ! You miss the smiling, clicerlul face, The gentle Maine, the cordial praise. Such as she alone could give-The lo\ ing acts TM Inch marked her days In your eyes the tear-drops gather. As von see the \acant cliair By the fireside, table, altar; Home is lonely ever where. Ilnl you know your Father called her To" I lis mansions up on hif;h, And yon know yonr missing loved one N'ow awaits \on in the sky. Soon \onr places will be vacant, And on e.irlh be known no more; Ma\ OLI in that blest reunion Creel the lo\ed one gone before. --A I'Hii:xn. U . . "- "- ".ti/ni *w Hi; iiit'll oil bile batteries.' 3 In consequence of this order the steamer Favorite, of the Queeu Anne's Railroad Company, did not make the trip to Baltimore on Tuesday e v e n i n g ; hence could not make the regular trip from that city Wednesday morning. The steamer Joppa, which arrived here at noon Wednesday, left the city at six o'clock the evening before, an h o u r before her schedule time, aud until f u r t h e r notice the boats of the B. C. A. line will leave at that hour for the Choptank. Another effect of this order is the rearrangement of the trips of the Favorite, so that one trip per day is made, leaving; Queeustown daily, except Sunday aud Monday, at 8 o'clock in the morning, arriving in Baltimore at 10.43; returning,leaves Baltimore at 3.25 and arrives at Queenstowu'6.20 in the evening. On Sunday the boat leaves Quoenstown at 5.00 a. m., arrives in Baltimore at 7.45 a. m., leaves city at 8.00 and reaches Queeustown at 10.46 a. m.-, where it lies over u n t i l 4 o'cloek in the afternoon, when the second trip is made to Baltimore, .arriving before sundown, aud lying over u u - til 5.30 Monday morning. The trip to Queeustown is made in time for departure at the regular week-day hour. Some apprehension may have been felt by passengers by boat to Baltimore, owing to the laying of the submarine mines in the ship channel approaching the city. Most of river craft is of such light draft that the mines, twenty-four feet below the surface, could not be disturbed by them. The steamer Favorite, of the Queen Anne's line, does not use the ship channel in her trip to and from Baltimore, her light draft permitting her to take a side route. Cost of transportation is a" very small item now in the expenses of a traveler to Baltimore from any of the Choptank landings. Ten-day excursion tickets are sold by both the B. C. A. aud Wheeler Transportation Lines for fifty cents for the round-trip. Second-class fare is ten cents cheaper than this. A straight first-class ticket costs thirty- five cents, and] the second-class is five cents lower. The steamer Tred Avon, which is now at Woodall's shipyard, where she has been overhauled and repaired, will soon be ready for service. This steamer will be used as Jan excursion boat this summer between Bay Ridgo and Claiborne." The steamer Enoch Pratt is being overhauled. NOTICE.--We offer for milk delivered at our creamery during the month of May 75 cents per hundred pounds. GRIFFENBEKG BEOS. Have you seon at Godwin's those white piques for 15c.?--regular 25 and 50c. goods, all forloc. 500 yards of light calicoes, best styles, for 4c. Wamsutta inusliu, 9c. One lot of bleached muslin at Sc., worth 124-. J. C. GODWIN Co., Easton, Md. Dr. R. K. Colley, of Sudlersville, will remove to Chestertown, to take charge of the practice of the late Dr. Cooper. Two dwellings in East Deuton for rent. Apply to Walter Sparklin. Try Allen's root Knsc. A powder to be shaken iuto the shoes. At this season your feet feel swolen, n e r v o u s and hot, and got tired easily. If you have smarting i'ect or tight shoes, try Allen's Foot- Easo. It cools the feet and makes walking easy. Cures swollen and sweating feet, blisters and callous spots. Relievos corns and bunions of all pain and gives rest and comfort. Try it to-day. Sold by all druggists and shoe stores for 25c. Trial package FREE. Address, Alleu S. Olnistcd, Le Roy, N. Y. Thousands of ynuls of all-wool dress goods, in blue, b r o w n , red, black, green, and mixed s u i t i n g s ; special price for all, 2Qc. Dress goods from 5c. up to $1.50 a yard. ; t i ) e child die(1- Chilli Fnlnlly liurucd. The 4-years-old child of Mrs. Kimmey, of Petersburg, was f r i g h t f u l l y injured on Monday by a bucket con- t a i n i n g hot water falling on it. After s u f f e r i n g for several hours, Silks For suits and silks for waists heie. Lntist styles. J. C. GODWIN* i Co., Eastou, Md. See Guorjre E. Saulsbury for Clyde iiud Glcii Mury Strawberry plants. Royal mikes the food pure, wholesome and delicious. POWDER Absolutely Pure ROYAL BAKINQ POWDER CO. P NEW YORK. BUILDERS TAKE NOTICE I IfAVK l-'OK SAI.K AT DENTON BRIDGE 259,000 , , CYPRESfc CEOAR DIFFERENT GRADES. I'KICKS TO SUIT. 7,. T. \

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