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SATURDAY MORNING, MAY 7, 1898. Iterrjs of Mews frort; ftll Parts of tfoe County Solicited Urjtler thi ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE OF MAILS. MAILS CI.OS3H. tt 37 A. Ms-- Via D. vS: C. K. R., for Points North. G.57 A M.-- Via (1. A. R. R., for i'oints West. 9.3O A. M.-- Via O. A. R. R , for Points East. ll.-l.'S A. M.-- Via Steamer, tor River I'oints. l.OO 1. M.-- Via Stage, for Preston 1.28 I'. M --Via D. *c C. R. R., tor roiiits North. ·1.5O P. M.-- Via Q. A. K. R., for Points West. tt.'lti P. M.-- Via y. A. R. K.., (or Points Hast. MAILS AKRIV1-;. 7.37 A. M.-- Via O. A. R. R.. from Points Kast. O . 1 O A M. -- Via (J. A. R R , from Points West. l l . O O A M.-- Via Stage, from Preston H,»O A. M. -- Via Steamer, trom River Points. 13.OO -- M.-- Via D.^c C.R.R., Ironi Points, NdPlli. fl 3D p. M.-- Via Q A. K U , from Points Kast. 7.23 P. M.-- Via J. A. U. K ; from Points West. 8.OO P. M.-- Via IJ.SL C.K.R. from Points North. PUBLIC BUSINESS CALENDAR. CIRCUIT COURT WILL MEET JUNE 27. ORPHANS' COURT WILL MEET MAY 10. LEVY COURT WILL MEET MAY 10. SCHOOL BOARD WILL MEET HAY 17. THE LOCAL DEPARTMENT, DASHES HERE AND THERE. Order your berry checks early. Mr. W. E. Brown is repairing his dwelling. Cooper Bros., h a v e a, new stock of mattings. Centreville court was convened on Tuesday. Druggist Brown's soda f o u n t a i n is ready to refresh the m u l t i t u d e . Mr. Henry W. Hughes is making a handsome addition to his dwelling. Mr. W. D. Uhler's residence, iu East Denton, will soon be completed and ready for occupancy. Spring chickens have appeared in market. Indications are t h a t poultry w i l l uot be high this season. Justice James E. H i g n u t t on Wednesday sent Fred Stewart, colored, to jail for stealing eggs from the premises of Me- Solomon Reynolds. Talbot c o u n t y commissioners are constantly putting shells ou the public roads. They are determined to have the best c o u n t y roads in the State. A trout dealer brought a load of fine fish to Dentou Thursday. They weighed from five to fifteen pounds each and were sold at five cents per pound. Mr. Alan F. Benjamin, of the B. C. A. Railway, has returned from North Dakota, where he secured a divorce from his wife, Mrs. Helen Ewing Benjamin. The steamer Easton is again on her route, having been repainted and thoroughly overhauled. During her absence the Minnie Wheeler made her trips. Justice West, of Greensborough, on Tuesday last committed William Locke, colored, to Denton jail for thirty days. He was charged w i t h using profane language in church. Those pupils of Grarely Branch school who deserve credit for good work done in April are : Viola Griffith, Mary Meredith, Maud Towers, Ford Breeding, and Celeste Kabold. Mrs- B, W. Parker has opened a fine lot oE m i l l i n e r y goods, fancy dress silks and t r i m m i n g s . Miss Todd, of Baltimore, a - f a s h i o n a b l e trimmer, has charge of the millinery department. By oversight the schedule of the steamer Favorite, eastward, was not changed in this issue. The steamer leaves Baltimore duily, except Sunday, at 3.25 in the afternoon and arrives at Queenstown at G.10. A tenant house on the farm of Captain James T. Kemp,near Agner, ·was destroyed by fire ou Sunday, April 24th. ,The origin of the fire is u n k n o w n , and the loss was pretty nearly covered by insurance. Mr. Eugene Graham, representing -the Gernhavt Stained Glass Works, ·was in Denton on Wednesday conferring with the building committee of the Methodist Protestant C h u r c h . All the windows of the church will be memorial, in honor of departed iQved ones. Slight changes in the Sunday and Monday trips of the Steamer Favorite from Queenstown and Baltimore are made by a recent schedule. Steamer leaves Queenstown at 5.30 Sunday morning and 4.00 Sunday afternoon. Steamer leaves Baltimore at 9 o'clock Sunday morning. Nearly all tho patrons of Andersontown postoffice Have signed a petition asking that the Department order two trips a day ou the mail route from Hobbs to Andersontown. The people in the latter v i c i n i t y will thus be enabled to write to Baltimore and other points and receive an answer the same day. · "\ Directors of the People's National Bank held a meeting in the court house on Tuesday last and elected Joseph H. Bernard president, Frederick R. Owens vice-president, and George L. Wallace, of Baltimore, cashier. Mr. Wallace, the cashier, is a son-in-law of Senator B. II. Messick and has had experience in banking business. It is likely t h a t a teller or book-keeper will be chosen at the next meeting. There are said /to be several applicants for the position. Patrons of the postoffices along the line of the Queen Anne's railroad are petitioning the Postmaster-General to-allow the steamer Favorite to make the regular trips as formerly, there being no danger in passing in and out of harbor. The Favorite is a flat-bottomed boat, d r a w i n g but 6J- feet of water, and does not travel - in the ship channel, whore the explosive mines are planted. Since the order forbidding vessels to pass in and out between sunset and sunrise went into effect there has been several hours delay in receiving the Baltimore malls, and considerable - . inconvenience is thereby occasioned. K W S P A P E R f l R C H I V E ® -- . and George W. Todd, of New York, are brothers of the deceased, and his sisters are Mrs. W. J. Davis, of Federalsburg; Misses Grace, Mary and Alice Todd. The remains were brought to Donton on Monday. Funeral services were held at the lato residence of the deceased on Tuesday morning, 'Rev. Z. H. Webster officiating. The active pall-be'arers were Messrs. G. M. Russum, M. B. Stephens, W. D. Taylor, T. Pliny Fisher, W. F. Pen- iugton, and Walter Sparklin, the members of the bar being the honorary pall-bearers. AFTER MORE THAN A YEAR'S ILLNESS, o Jiimes Is". Tol) Dies :\t tlio JuluiR Hopkins Hospital, liiiltlmorc. A telegram on Sunday last announced the death of James Nathan Todd, a prouiineut member of the Caroline bar, at the Johns Hopkins Hospital, in Baltimore. A little over a year ago he was taken ill. His aillictiou, which was of the stomach, caused indigestion in its worst form, and he suffered much pain. A visit to the hospital d u r i n g the latter part of April, '97, afforded Duly temporary relief, and all the spring and s u m m e r he continued to grow weaker. An operation being necessary he returned to the hospital, where an eminent specialist treated him. Twice the surgeon's knife had to be used, and from the last operation the patient derived much benefit. He returned to Denton in November, and he and bis friends had strong hope t h a t ho would soon bo himself again. Some weeks ago, however, the manifestations of the old disease were noticed, and Mr. Todd was again compelled to keep his room. He was again taken to the hospital, but grew vapidly worse. His condition was so weak that it was deemed inadvisable to subject him to another o p e r a t i o n , and death came as a benisou after so m u c h suffering. The deceased was the second sou of the Rev. Robert W. Todd, a Methodist Episcopal minister, and a former citizen of this county. lie was born near Deutou on October otli, 1861. He attended the Seminary at Felton and the Academy at Dover, and subsequently t a u g h t school in Delaware. At the April term of c o u r t , 1SS3, ho was a d m i t t e d to the Caroline bar, and has since practiced in t h i s and o t h e r courts. Ho was regarded as a careful and able attorney, and had an extensive practice. He was a commissioner in chancery iu t h i s court for several years. In politics Mr. Todd was a Republican, and in 1SS7 was a candidate for State's Attorney. He was defeated by Henry R. Lewis, Esq., the Democratic nominee. In August, 1SS5, Mr. Todd leased the American Union from the l a t e - J o h n H. Emerson, and conducted the newspaper business for several m o n t h s , being succeeded by Messrs. F. C. H. E. Ramsdell. . Mr. Todd was twice m a r r i e d , ' his first wife being Miss Ella J u m p , a d a u g h t e r of Register of Wills Robert J. Jump, and his widow was Miss Clara Naudain, daughter o£ the lato James M. Naudain, of Philadelphia, and a grand-niece of United States Senator N a u d a i n , of Delaware. Dr. Alexander Hardcastle, of this place, is an uncle. James N. Todd, Jr., aged three-and-a-half years, is the only s u r v i v i n g child of the deceased, two others being dead. . Prof. John R. Todd, of Washington; Robert M. Church Mutters. There will be an all-day holiness meeting at Friendship M. E. Church on Thursday, May 12th. The Rev, J. H. Wilson, pastor, will invite the preachers of the adjoining churches to participate, and the public is cordially invited. A friend of the cause exhorts t h u s : "Come early and pray earnestly for victory, that many who are now unsayed may be born i n t o the Kingdom of God and m a n y of God's children may be entirely sanc- tiBed. Obedience and faith will bring victory." The Woman's Foreign Missionary Society of the Methodist Episcopal Church on the Eastern Shore will hold a district meeting in Greensbor- ough M. E. C h u r c h on Tuesday, May 24th. Sessions will be hold in the morning, in the afternoon and at night. The public is cordially invited. A German church was dedicated at Maple Dam, Dorchester county, on Sunday. It is the first church of the sect on the Eastern Shore. /^ Resolutions of Respect. At a meeting of the Bar Association of this place, held on Monday last, the following preamble and resolutions on the death of the late James N. Todd, were adopted: Almighty God, iu Ills all-wise providence, has been pleased to take from our midst our beloved brother aiid associate, James N. Todd, Usq., nlio Tor many years has, been a member ol tins bar. In respect to his memory, and .is a tribute to his excellent merits and Ingli character, therefore be it Resolved, By the members of the bar for Caroline county, that in the death ul Jameb N. Tudcl, Esq., the bar of this county lias been deprived of a sincere friend and an industrious ami able coun- sellor and advocate. Ill his personal and business intercourse with the members of this bar and with his clients, he was always pleasant, considerate, painstaking and honest, and Caroline county has lost n citizen who, by his diligence iu business and public spirit, contributed very largely to its improvement and material prosperity". Resolved, That the Judges of the Circuit Court and the Judges of the Orphans' Court in this county be requested to order these resolutions to bespread on the minutes of their respective courts; and that a copy be sent to the family of our late brother, to whom our sympathies are tendered in the great bereavement that ha* befallen them, and also to the county irapers for publication. "It Is the West on Earth." That is what Edwards Parker, merchants of Plains, Ga., say of Chamberlain's Pain Balm, for rheumatism, lame back, deep seated and muscular pains. Sold by Hugh Duffey, Hillsboro; R. J. Colston, Ridgely; W. E. B r o w n , Denton. Concord. Mrs. Mollie Wright, wife of Mr. P. H. Wright, died on Saturday m o r n i n g l u s t . The funeral was hold at the i'li u re h hero ou Sunday afternoon, Rev. A. D Dick officiating. A large concourse of friends and relatives were iu attendance. According to i n f o r m a t i o n lately received, one ot the young men who left here in the early spring-time to make Connecticut his home is getting badly "mixed" up iu that section of tho c o u n t r y . To-day (Saturday) is tho day the officials decide w h e t h e r or not we will have a camp-meeting at this place. It is the general opinion that there will bo a camp. Johnson's t r a i n i n g school for young lady bicyclists has become a thing of the past, all the pupils having become proficient iu the art of managing the wheel. A great deal of dissatisfaction is manifested iu t h i s section at the mode of working tho public roads pursued by tho Republican supervisors. Mr. W. W. Dukes has the frame up for a two-story f r o n t to his dwelling. The Messrs. Culver are doing the work. The flying squadron of the bicycle fleet is out in force every Saturday and Sunday evening. Mr. Thomas Higuutt, Sr., of Dayton, 0., is visiting relatives iu this vicinity. Fcdcrnlsbtirg. Mr. H. B. Messenger spent S u n day and Monday 'with his brother, R. W. Messenger, at camp Wiliner, where he has enlisted and is drilling iu the F i f t h Regiment of the Mary- laud National Guards. Rev. Mr. Sidell, of East Millstone, New Jersey, has been appointed pastor of tho M. E. Church, and preached for the first time last Sunday. His family w i l l move to town soon. Mr. and Mrs. L. J. -Doming, ol Ohio, who have been spending the winter iu town, left for the N o r t h Wednesday morning. Mrs. Callahan, of Preston, spent part of the week with friends here and left for Seaford Wednesday morning. Mrs. Nichols and daughter, of Baltimore, visited Mrs. Julia Wright last Tuesday. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Barber, of Hut-lock, were at Mrs. Messenger's Sundiiy. Mrs. Mollie Sparkliu, of Williauis- burg, is visiting Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Stevens. Albert White, of Delaware, spent Sunday with his mother and sister. THE GREAT B A T T L E N The r.ixti-bt MANILA BAY. mmpof ib \V.ir Unlit-tins-- Tlic Captures i\ I'ri'/o. .Special dispatch to the JOUKXAI. BALTIMORE, M ^ v G . -- Nothing f r o m Dewcy. Spanish authorities claim h« is entrapped in Manila Bay by g u n b o a t s concealed before fight. Dispatch from Shanghai says he bombarded M a n i l a with great loss of life a m o n g Spanish residents. Cable not restored. Washington is anxious but not alarmed. A d m i n i s - tration expects to take Porto Kico in a few days. I m p o r t a n t news is expected by Sunday. The g u n b o a t Annapolis captured the big steamer La Fayetto off H a v a n a . The captured vessel made a desperate effort to run the blockade, and tried to escape after she was boarded. Spanish soldiers are t h o u g h t to be on board. Diplomatic complications may follow. Seven transports are at Tampa ready to load troops. Army may be w a i t i n g for decisive n a v al fight. Ciiptalii Wheeler's Peculiar Accident. Captain C. C. Wheeler, of Hillsborough, general manager of the Wheeler Transportation Line, suffered a most peculiar accident on Thursday morning of last week. He was on the company's pier, iu Baltimore, when a lady passenger left the steamer and was about to start out i n t o the snow-storm then prevailing. Captain Wheeler hastened to the oJflce, procured an umbrella, and was in the act of hoisting it, when his left arm fell useless to his side. He imagined immediately that he had been stricken with paralysis. He walked up to his office and told his son, Mr. Elmer E. Wheeler, who hurriedly summoned a physician. The doctor saw at once that the trouble was not paralysis, but explained to Captain Wheeler that his arm was broken in two places. In Memory of Miss Wlllaril. A meeting commemorative of Miss Frances E. Willard, the great and good temperance worker, was held in Epworth Hall, in this place, on Tuesday evening last, and the following program was rendered in an interesting manner: Singing by Choir. I'raycr by Pnstor. Singing, by the Choir. Address on Temperance, by Rev. Mr. Webster. Solo--Miss Stay l r ishcr. Recitation Willie Bower. Duct--Misses Annie l-'isher and Mabel Clark. Quartet--Mr. and Mrs. II. A. Koe, and Miss May Fisher mid Mr Arthur I-ishcr. Solo--1'rof. James Suami. Mr. Webster's talk wa,s a very impressive one. He spoke of tho many evils of drink, and enjoined y o u n g men to avoid all semblance of such sin. No one can be healthy and h a p p y and free from unrighteousness who indulges in the use of liquor. Coltish orough. Mr. Leslie Wallace and Miss Essa Weedman and Mr. S. R. Stevens, of Barclay, were Miss Bertha Graham's guests on Sunday. Mrs. W i l l i a m E. Graham, w h i l e returning L o m e from c h u r c h , was run into by a bicycle but not seriously h u r t . There is a y o u n g man who comes from Barclay to Goldsborough everj two weeks. Wonder why ? Mr. W. S. Booth and Miss L. Wilson spent S u n d a y w i t h f r i e n d s in Delaware. Miss Lou Milby has been visiting her u n c l e , near Woodland. Mr. John M u r p h y spent Sunday w i t h his mother. Two dwellings in East Denton for rent. Apply to Walter Sparklin. L,e*y Court. The c o u n t y commissioners met on Tuesday last. E x a m i n e r s (o lay down a road to run through the lands of William H. Meredith, Greenbnry Williamson, B r o w n Bros., William M. Brown and Sarah Lare, as follows: Win. D. Taylor, N a t h a n i e l Horsey of S. H., and Win. E. Liden. The commissioners instructed the clerk to notify Edward Meredith to do no more work on the old Bloom- cry road. Sheriff Rico was requested to remove wire fence, which had been placed there by the supervisor. The cry now is, "Oh, Mr. McKinley, t u r n Mr. Sampson loose."--Ez. Aside f i o n i the b r i l l i a n t achievements of Commodore Dewey and the Asiatic squadron iu the a n n i h i l a t i o n of the Spanish fleet and t h e probable capture of Manila, the capital of the Philippine Islands, this week has been an u n e v e n t f u l one in war circles. To bo sure, the w o n d e r f u l work of our navy in tho Eastern Eemispltore o u g h t to f u r n i s h enough lory for one week, but past victories will uot suffice an i m p a t i e n t n u b l i c . Every paper and b u l l e t i n i. eagerly scanned for news of the conflict, and unless something startling is f o u n d the reader is disappointed. This thirst for news was f u l l y gratified d u r i n g tbo first of the week, when the wires were telling of how the ships of the Asiatic fleet had, under cover of the darkness, sailed right into Manila bay and at dawn Sunday morning engaged the Spanish fleet and forts in w h a t proved to be a battle of extermination,, as far as the Spanish ships were concerned. All news of this battle has reached us t h r o u g h Spanish and other European sources, and as these reports a d m i t that the American victory was so c o m p l e t e there can be no d o u b t of its a u t h e n t i c i t y . The cables were cut shortly alter the first news was received, and as Commodore Dewey's official report has uot had t i m e ' to reach Washington we can only surmise as to the f u l l scope of his achievements. There is every reason to believe t h a t the stars and stripes now float over the Philippines and t h a t tho Americans h a v e charge of tho government. From reports received before the c u t t i n g of the cables it is p r e t t y well establisedthat every one of Spain's ten ships were destroyed, with an a w f u l loss of life. Dewey's full report is expected at any t i m e , by way of Hong Kong. Sampson's fleet, off Cuba, has con- tin tied to take prizes, and has captured a n u m b e r of prisoners of war, among whom was a b r o t h e r - i n - l a w of Butcher Weyler. The movements o£ the squadron during the last day or so have been somewhat mysterious, and some decisive action is expected to take place soon. A small detachment of American troops has been landed in Cuba and a large force is ready to follow. Spain is on the verge of a r e v o l u t i o n , and the Queen Regent is said to be ready to leave the country at any m o m e n t . The b a t t l e s h i p Oregon and her convoys have left Rio Janeiro, and tho Spanish fleet is said to be on the way to Porto Rico. Orphans' Court Proceedings. At the session of the court on Tuesday, Einma Bell arid William T. Bell, administrators of T. W. Bell, deceased, presented a final account of a d m i n i s t r a t i o n , w h i c h was approved and passed. Mary E. Legates, executrix of W. T. Legates, presented an inventory of personal estate, which was approved and order to sell g r a n t e d . Annie E Moore and Harry Fleming, administrators of David S. Moore, presented a final account of administration; approvedand passed. T. Pliny Fisher and William H. Deweese, a c o m m i t t e e representing the Bar Association, presented resolutions iu memory of the late C h i e f JudgeGeorgeH. Moore. Both gentlemen delivered feeling addresses, Judge Sigler responding in fitting terms. Ex-Judge George M. Russum announced to the court the death' of James N. Todd, an a t t o r n e y , mak- ng an earnest address and present- ng r e s o l u t i o n s from tho Bar Association. Both sets of resolutions were ordered, a n d t h e court udjo'urned out of respect to the deceased. The Teachers, 1 Association. The last sossion of tho c o u n t y Teachers' Association for t h i s bcho- astic year w i l l he held in the Donton High School B u i l d i n g , on Friday, May 20th, b e g i n n i n g p r o m p t l y at ten o'clock in the forenoon. An u n u s u a l l y i n t e r e s t i n g program has joon arranged for the m e e t i n g , as 'ollows: MC1K tNii . Ringing -- "Maryland, My Maryl.ind," Assoii.il.un. Roll Call, uitb quotatiotib" from Wlnttier. P.iper-- "Geography, its Value in Teaching History,".. . .Miss Jennie J. Ashley. Discussion, Miss T.uuru T,etty, Miss Mary H. Moore, Miss Cora M. Pippin, Mr. Miclinrd Mernken. Duct-- Misses May and Annie 1'isher 'apcr-- "Should Vertical Penmanship be Adopted f o r o u r Schools'" Miss I.eonoia V.ilhant. Discussion, Miss Cora A. Hony, Mibs A l l m K l l i g K i i i h , Miss lola Nichols, Miss Mary .Stafford. Address -- lion. Henry R. I.ewis. AI*TI:»NOON sr.ssiox-- 1.3'J O'CLOCK. Music. Paper-- "Drawing -- a Factor ol Kdncaliou," Mr. W. S Crouse. 1'apcr -- "Is the Present Plan or System of School Trustees the most Practicable," Mr. )·;. J. Nelson. Discussion, Mr K. w. Allen, IIou. !·;. I) Prcttymau, Miss Mary K. Johnson, Mr 1'. II. Cohee. Solo -- Miss Mary Hntlcruorth. Recitation .......... Miss Kva M. Davis. Papir-- "Unwise Use of Text-Hooks," Miss Mnrie Crouse General Discussion. Address -- Hon. !·;. It. Prcltymnn. J'ui'Min.il mention. The Glee C l u b of Mary del enter- t a i n e d a n u m b e r oE t h e i r friends at the h o m o of Mrs. Dawes on Wednesday e v e n i n g May 4th. Among those present were: Misses Jennie Ashley, A n n i e M. Price, Emma P. Hall, Elizabeth Fallowfield, Sara V. Heather, Cora M. P i p p i n , Mary G. Boycr, Ida Moore; Messrs. Fred Ashley, K. L. Glover, Richard Merriken, R a l p h S t o u t , H e r m a n a n d Ernest Smith, Frank Lane, Thomas Heather, John Scotton, Herbert Cleaver, Bernard H u t c h i n s , Milton Green, and John C. Moore. Mr. Chatles M. Jones, of Barclay, and Miss Cora Brown E v e r e t t , of Haitk-y, were q u i e t l y married iu ( h o parlor ol tho Hotel R i c h a r d s o n , Dover, on Saturday, A p r i l 2'M, at 4 p. in. The c e r e m o n y was p e r f o r m e d by I h o R o v . Howard D. S m i t h , of the A r m o r y C h u r c h of Dover. G U I t o w n s m a n , Robert W. Messenger has enlisted in Co. E. 3th M a i y l a u d I n f a n t i y , and gone to the f r o n t . He is probably the first vol- u n t e e r received from t h i s c o u n t y . May the Lord protect out 1 f t i e n d Roboit and l e t u r u him safely home a limo--Courier. Mrs. C h a l l o s \V. Speuce, of Clai borne, spent part of l a t week w i t h Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Speuce, of Chop- t a n k . T h e i r sou, Herbert II. S pence, a c c o m p a n i e d his a u n t back to Claiborne and spunt a few clays. L i e u t e n a n t Robert II. Noble, form e r l y of F c d e i a l s b n i g , is an aide to Brigadier-Genei.il Shatter, who has charge of the ti oops now s t a t i o n e d at New Orleans. Rev. George S, F i t z h u g h , accom- p a n i e d by Mrs. F i t x l i t i g h . spent the better parr of t h i s week iu a t t e n d - ance on tho convocation at Trappe, Talbot c o u n t y . Miss Jessie V i v o u Korr w i l l give a pupils' piano recital at tho Assembly Room of t h e High School about May 20th. -- Eas,lo» Ledger. Rev. A. S. Mowbray, of E l k t o n , and Rev. E. T. Mowbray, of Hereford, visited t h e i r father, Mr. W. H. Mowbray, this week, Mr. Etigcno G r a h a m and R u t h Mcllvaine, of Viola, were guests of Mr. and Mrs. N. Alex. I l u f s o n on S u n d a y . Attorneys Witlaul E. West, Fred. K. Owens and Oscar Clark were in Cambridge t h i s week. Mrs. George W. Collison and her d a u g h t e r , Etta, of Oxford, visited f r i e n d s in Deuton this week. Mr. Jacob Wroten and sister, .of Harrington, visited D e n t o u friends Sundjiy. Miss Mollie Lee, of Hillsborongh, has been visiting Woodland friends. Mrs. J. W. Field, of Philadelphia, is visiting r e l a t i v e s here. Mr. M. Tisch, of Eastou, was ' t o w n on Monday last. READY FOR THE MANUFACTUREOF IC£ Mr. I.. It. Towers' Kin-(iry A l i m r l Conijlcti-l Huu tln Work Is Doni 1 . Mr. L. B. Towers'ice factory, near the railroad depot, is a b o u t completed. By the t i m e the next w a r m spell of weather comes on it will be in f u l l operation, w i t h a n o u t p u t sufficient to s u p p l y a do/.en or more good-sined towns besides those of Caroline c o u n t y . Tho shipping facilities here arc u n u s u a l l y good, and Mr. Towers docs not a n t i c i p a t e much t r o u b l e in disposing of his p r o d u c t . Tin- Kimtorn Shori'V Omul Chiinrc. "This s h o u l d be a good opportunity for Eastern Shore farmers and truckers," said Mr. John S. Wilson, president of the Baltimore, Chesapeake and A t l a n t i c Railroad Company, recently. "The war will have the tendency to increase tho price of all farm products, and I k n o w of no section so favorably situated as t h e Eastern Shore, w h i c h can avail itscIC of the chance to make f a r m i n g and t r u c k i n g pay. The market is near, and the climate is such t h a t [ TRUSTEES OF THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS. o I Tin' Commissioners Appointed Them T.-Jht | Tnosday--r,:i«ly Appointees. i The school commissioners held i special meeting on Tuesday last, and selected school trustees as follows -. Marjilcl--James Green, M. V. II. Heather and W. \V. Kicknnls. Henderson--ll. C Coodcn. W. G. Carrow and R. K Sliull GoUlsborongh--KolKrt Jarrell, William Denui- -on and W. T. [arinan. JMinburjfh--William Poorc, Autos Kvcrelt nucl \V. }. I'aiilkiicr. Moore's--K. H, Taylor, S. J. liilbrough anil William Riclmrd. Besides, he will, it is understood, run delivery wagons. The accom- p a n y i n g picture is that of au ice plant very similar to Mr. Towers'. The process of m a k i n g ice is ;i vory i n t e r e s t i n g one. The production of there may be a continuity of crops u n t i l frosts set in. It looks as though nearly half a million additional people within reach o£ the Eastern Shore must be fed during the next few months. It is more Miss Del., u IHlnor M:iltors. Miss E. 0. Neal has r e t u r n e d to Denton and desires to a n n o u n c e to llie public llial Lhe r u m o r of her bei n g in any way connected with the Johns H o p k i n s Hospital is false,aud the only way she can account for it is t h a t she is in correspondence w i t h an old acquaintance by t h e n a m e of Dr. Keller, of B a l t i m o i e , whose name m i g h t have been m i s t a k e n for Dr. Kelly; but site is uot connected iu a business w i t h any one escept the V i a v i Co., -Wo W. Fayetto St., Baltimore, by w h o m she is engaged as t r a v e l i n g lecturer. * For the benefit of persons desiring to visit W i l m i n g t o n , the Pennsyl v a n i a Railroad C o m p a n y (Philadel- p h i a , W i l m i n g t o n and Baltimore Railroad Company) will sell special excursion tickets on Wednesday, May 11. from all s t a t i o n s on the Delaware Division south of Porter, inclusive, to W i l m i n g t o n aud return at rate ot a, single fare for the r o u n d trip. Thesp tickets will b« good going on regular t r a i n s on May 11, and gootl r e t u r n i n g on regular t r a i n s on May 1 1 or 1'2. A m u s i c a l e n t e r t a i n m e n t was giv- eu at ;Hurlock on Thursday evening last by the Easton Orchestra. Miss Jessie Kerr played a piano solo. In order to accommodate those who wished to attend an excursion train was r u n from Easton to Hurlock a n d r e t u r n . Wo call a t t e n t i o n to the advertisement of Mr. W i l l i a m E. Greeuley, tousorial a r t i s t , in this issue. Pat r o n s w i l l find him s k i l f u l in his art, obli-.-iug, and reasonable in charges. The Lloyd Guards have been reorganized at Cambridge, w i t h Will i a m II. P. B i y a n , a Confederate soldier, as c a p t a i n . The school board of Queen A n n e w i l l establish a high school at C e n t r e v i l l e . LECTURE POSTPONED. The D e n t o n E n t e r t a i n m e n t Committee ou Thursday evening' received tho f o l l o w i n g telegram : /H.si received telegram calling me home. Sickness. Leuvo to-night. Postpone. SA.V. P. JONES. The E n t e r t a i n m e n t C o m m i t t e e wishes t o advise t h e p u b l i c t h a t t h e e e t u r e by Mr. Jones, t h u s u u a v o i d - ibly postponed, w i l l be g i v e n at au early date, probably w i t h i n f l i o u e x t wo weeks, and holders of tickets h o n l d keep t h e m . Date of l e c t u r e w i l l bo a n n o u n c e d iti a few days. Tr Allen's l''oct JC:isu. A powder to bo bhaUen into tho shoe.s. At t h i s season your foet feel swolon, n e r v o u s ami hot, and get tired easily. If you have s m a r t i n g feet or t i g h t shoes, ti\y Allen's Fool- l^iiso. It cools t l i u feet aud makes w a l k i n g easy. Cures swollen and sweating feet, blisters and c;illous spots. Relieves corns and bunions of all pain and gives rest and comfort. Try it to-day. Sold by all druggists and shoo stores for 25e. Trial package PKicn. Address, Allen S. Olmsted, Le Roy, N. Y. pression, condensation and expansion of aiumouia gas iu c o n t i n u o u s operation. Tho compressor is a p u m p i n g engine especially designed to compress the ammonia gas and force it t h r o u g h the pipes of the condenser, u n d e r a pressure, according to the temperature of th condensing water, v a r y i n g Eroni l.j to 185 pounds per square inch. Th condenser is a system of! pipes sub merged in cold water or over wliicl a constant s u p p l y of cold w a t e r i allowed to flow. The heat producei by the compression of the ammoui: gas is absorbed by tho cold wate s u r r o u n d i n g the pipes, when the gas, becomes liquified aud is then in pro per condition to do the actual work oE refrigeration. Continuous coils of pipe are placed iu contact will the cans c o n t a i n i n g water to be fro zen and the liquified ammonia gas from the condenser is fed iuto these pipes at a pressure varying from 10 to 30 pounds per square inch, where it re-expands a thousand times iuto a gaseous state and by so doing- rapidly absorbs the heat from the pipe and s u r r o u n d i n g s which produces au intense cold. The expansion coils arc connected w i t h tho suction pipe of the compressor and a f t e r the gas has performed its refrigerating work it enters the cylinder of the eotnpres sor aud is again d r i v e n on its rouut of operation, the same gas being used continuously. The method mosl generally used for tho m a u u f a c t u i o of ice is what is known as the "can system." In this system the am- mouia expansion coils are immersed in a tank filled w i t h brine which is cooled to a low temperature, in which cans of p u r e water are frozen into solid cakes of crystal ice varying iu weight from 100 to 300 pounds, as may best suit local requirements. Tho machinery for a complete can ice factory, such as Mr. Towers has, consists of: A m m o n i a compressor and e n g i n e ; a m m o n i a condenser a freezing tank ; amniocia expansion coils; ice cans; an automatic cau- Q l l e r ; can hoisting apparatus ; brine agitating apparatus; a t h a w i n g tank; an iron can d u m p ; au ornamental gauge board with gauges; au oil separator ; au ammonia receiver; au a m m o n i a pipe system ; a distilling and p u r i f y i n g apparatus ; a standard t u b u l a r stationary boiler. The Remington Machine C o m p a n y , of Wilm i n g t o n , are the builders oE t l i o Deuton Ice Factory. cold is accomplished by the com- | t h a n probable that one division of tho army will be moblized at Washington. This should afford one of the best markets in this section of the c o u n t r y since the war. Besides the fact should be borne in mind that all the people, or most of them, who arc now in army service were producers one way or another. Through the government they have now become consumers. Hence there is every prospect of au increase of those m a n y products of the Eastern Shore. It is not too late for the farmers to p l a n t such crops as peas, potatoes, beans, cabbage, tomatoes, etc. There will be just as large demand, if not larger, for tlkese vegetables late -in the s u m m e r and early iu the fall as earlier in the summer. It seems to me that Eastern Shore A I.rssoii in Geography. Since tho time whon no oue remembers to the contrary, the Baltimore newspapers have referred to the Eastern Shore iu a way which would lead tbo stranger to think the territory ou this side of the Chesapeake very little bigger t h a n au election d i s t r i c t . The Eatton Ledger makes this appeal to the Baltimore press : "Won't you, please, iu recording the departure of your people be more specific? The f o r m u l a as a general t h i n g has been some- t h i n g like this : Mr. So-and-so and Miss T h i n g u m b o b , of North Charles street, are spending a m o n t h ou the Eastern Shore. On the Eastern Shore ! You might as well say they are out in the c o u n t r y , so far as any k n o w l e d g e oE their exact whero- iibouls is concerned. It so happens t h a t the Eastern Shore is larger lliau the F o u r t h ward of Baltimore. It is composed of n i n e c o u n t i e s w i t h an area of U n i t y - f i v e hundred squaro miles. Therefore, how arc \vo to k n o w just where Mr. So-and-so and Miss T h i n g u m b o b , of Noi'tli, Charles street, are, any way f They may be somewhere in Cecil c o u n t y , or t h e y may be at Princess A n n e , iu Somerset; and we'd have a p r e t t y hard t i m e finding t h e m if we should .set out to do it. Wo are also p a i n e d to observe that we have people r i g h t here in Talbot who get t h e i r names stuck in the city papers t h a t Mr. Jim S m i t h , of t h e E a s t e i n Shore, is in t o w n . There are a b o u t oue h u n - dred and eighty-seven t h o u s a n d pco pie on the Eastern Shore, anil u few h u n d r e d maybe a i o J i m S m i t h s . So how are we to know u bother it is t h e Carolina Jim Smith or the Wicomico Jim S m i t h who has the distinction of ii no'ti'ee in tho sassiety c o l u m n of our metropolitan contemporaries?" farmers should have a. crop of vegetables constantly ready to be gathered and forwarded to market, for there promises to be a constant market, aud profitable oue, too, at that. What is true of the crops I have named is t r u e of watermelons aud cantelcnps. I cannot imagine a better market for.these delicacies than a camp of soldiers, who always have money and are always willing to i n d u l g e themselves. I shoujd think, too, that the market for fish, crabs aud clams, which are the summer products of the Chesapeake Bay and its tribuarties in abundance would be greatly enlarged by the large additions to the great army of consumers. No one regrets the war," coucluded Mr. Wilson, "more t h a n I do. I have been through one and I k n o w its horrors; but as long as it has come we must prepare to meet it. One of the ways is to be able to supply the increased means of sustenance for the men in field." Ooitnnry. Mrs. Maria Catharine Andrew, widow of the late Charles M. Andrew, of Tuckahoe Neck, died ou Monday last in Philadelphia, of a complication of diseases. Messrs. Charles J. Andrew, of Sbelbyville, Indiana, aud Robert L. Andrew, of East Haven, Connecticut; Misses R u t h A u u i e Andrew, of Easton, Md., :tud Lizzie G. Andrew, of Philadel- p h i a arc- tho suriviug children of the deceased- Funeral services were icld in P h i l a d e l p h i a . Tho remains ivero brought to Dcntou, and inter- ·iient took place in Denton Cemetery Wednesday, Rev. 'A. H. Webster of- iciating. Deceased had been a member of Harris' Chapel for twen- y years. Graham Maloy, only sou. of the Jev. J. E. Maloy, who several years igo was a pastor of Southern Caroine churches, died ou Tuesday last it the residence of his sister, Mrs. Cork ran, iu Wilmington, of puluiou- try trouble. Interment took place it Easton ou Thursday last, the Rev. W. W. Poisal officiating. Lowe's--J. c. Longfellow, Alfred Clark anil George Nichols. Greensborougli--Dr. George W. BetbOn, J. ir. Bernard and Xathnnie! Horsey. Marcus--Thomns K. Jackson, C. L. Jarrell anil \V. I, Cooper. Ilridjjclown--J. A. Scwnrd, Jacob Gibson and Carroll Fippiu. Oakland--Triislin Pippin, \V. K. Orrcll and J. Olan Clark. Ridgely--Thomas A. Smith, I. T. Sanlsbury and T. W. Smith Fiiruian 1 !. Grove--I,. Wilkinson, Hdward Jones and C. K. Stnrkey. lloonsborougli--A. w. Thompson, J. W. Thomas and I,. B. Reploglc. Long's--w. ]J. Salisbury, II. R Rickards and James K. Wriffhl HillsboroiiKh--Rev. George I'. Ucaveu, w. K. Hicks and C. II. Fleming. Tliawleys--K. S. Clark, I. 1). Anderson and W. I'. Dcl'ord. Saulsbnry's--J. K. Wilson, 1C. Jr. Carey and I.. K. Jlnimbatigli. Cedar Grove--J. II. Horsey, I. T. I-lcctwood :inl John 1-'. Porlr. CatH[ Grove--J. w. Stephens, J. 11. Kanghlcy and W. A. Roe. Burrsville--I)r. Theodore SauUbnry, James II. Carrctt and R. H. Dill. ^.Garcy's--W. H. Grccnlcc, Daniel X.ncharias, Jr., and W. II. Garey. Central--J. R. Wyalt, !·'. C. Ramsdell and livau Morgan. Denton--Henry R. I.ewis, Dr. ICnoch George and James Stvami. Wliitelcj 's--A. Schanbc, Charles W. Kllwangcr and J. A. Hillings. Oaks--J H. Towers, Kdward I,. Adams and J. S. Slaughter ·\VilIiston-J. W. Sanlsbury, J. K Gelletly and O. M. lligmitt. \ViIloughby--W. II. Wooters, A. Willonghby and C. X. Coiilbourn. Aiulersonlown--Mrs. linnna II. Xutlle, Mi. Stella Todd and Mrs. Ijmina Stevens. I.iden's--Willis A. I.iden, Zeb. Fountain and J. W. Peters. - Williamsons--Mrs. 1J. A. Williamson, Mrs. I.ida Murphy and W. 1). Nnttle. Gravely 1!ranch--George W. Towers, C. llarvcy Towers and Charles II. Todd. -J. II. Covey, II. Tnce and Joseph , W. C. Poo! and W. J. Military Coniunity. A military company was organized u Eastou last week, with, the fol- owiug officers: Captain, Charles W. Adams; First Lieutenant, Owen Morris: Second L i e u t e n a n t , Charles . Carringtou. Captain Adams, who vas in Chicago when the company vas organized, returned on Tuesday. i e u t e t i a u t Carringtou posted a no-' ice iu Denton on Tuesday last ia- i t i u g v o l u n t e e r s to joiu the com- siuy at once. It is expected that he organization will soon be called n t o c a m p of the State troops, and, t may br, w i l l iu a short time see ome active service. Mr. Allan S. lartin, formerly a deputy clerk of he c i r c u i t court, was a member f a company at Eastou, and held lie position of lieutenant. The Weslerfield (Ind.) 2fews prints t h e f o l l o w i n g in regard to au old r e s i d e n t of t h a t place: "Frank Mc- A v o y , for m a n y years in the employ of the L., N. A. C. Ry., here, says: 'I h a v e used Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera aud Diarrhoea Remedy for t e n years or longer--am never w i t h o u t it iu my f a m i l y . I consider it the best remedy of tho kind manufactured. I take pleasure iu re- c o m m e n d i n g it.'" It is a specific for all bowel disorders. For sale by Hugh Duffey, Hillsboro; R. J. Col- stou Ridgely; W. E. Brown, Dentou. I.anrel Grovc- F. Hoop. Harmony--W. II. Dcen Williamson. Smilhson--K. w. Carroll, Samuel Hopkins and R. D. Todd. Grove--Thomas w. Nichols, Thomas Taylor and Joseph Patchclt. Preston--A. \V. Sisk, J. H. Stevenson and Isaac I,. Noble. American Corner--H. W. Parker^ P. W. Sullivan and B. T. Seeders. Choptank--Mrs. Owen C. Dlades, Mrs. Walter M. Wright and Mrs. J. A. Wright. Poplar Neck--\V. II. Checxnm, J. W. Chceznni and A. P. Baker. Hog Island--W. II. Cohce, Norman Taylor and Daniel Chceznni. Bethlehem--Mrs. Emma Patchctt,. Mrs. I%imua 1'ayne and Mrs. Mamie J. Messick. Hnson--Andrew T. Co\ey, John T. Parker and Mark E. Noble. Friendship--James S. Willis, G. M. Taylor and Peter Cook. v Nichols--J. E. Smith, Robinson Nichols and W. II. Eoudle. Concord--Mrs. Kiinna Johnson, Mrs. Mollie I.iden and Mrs Kale Collins. Smithville--James H. Than ley, J. W. Bullock and K . G . Anklam. Chestnut Grove--W. T. Wilson, M. L. Sullivan and George F. Smith I'cderalsburg--Mrs. Elizabeth K. Harris, Mrs. Salhe T. Davis and Mrs. Carrie L,. Carroll. Houston's Branch -- A . Walters, John Voting and J. W. Downes. Hickory Hill--J. II. C. White, W. J. Willis and ]-',lisha Harper. COLORED SCHOOLS. Mt. Xiou--Samuel Kilsou, S. Wilkinson and C. H. Wilson. rnion--W. II. Sivijigett, W. D. Matthews and Joseph.Koss. Grceiisborongh--Carl Henry, Harry I.ockc and Warner Stanford. Bridgetown--J W. Clark, lloonc I.oockcriiian and Charles I.ewis. Kidgely--Solomon Wilson, George Clark and C. M. Prilchetl. Hitlsborough--William Thomas, Hewitt Truxon and one to be appointed. 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