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SATURDAY MORNING, JUNE 11, 1398. tterrjs of /Hews froirj All Parts of County Solicited Un4cr this Hea-«l. ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE OF MAILS. MAILS CI.OSlv. 6.37 A. M.--VM D. C. K. K., for Points. North. - «.S7 A. M.--Via o. .X- K. K., for Points West. !).2O A. M.--Via O. A. R. K , for Points. Ivlst. 11.-IS A. M.--V a Steamer, ior Kuur Points. l.OO 1'. M.--Via sUttt. for Preston. l.SS P. M.--Via I), ic C. K. K., forPomls North. 4.51) 1. M.--Via Q. A. K. R., for Points \Vo»t. O.40 P. M.--Via J. A. K. R., for Points, lias.1. MAILS AKKlVli. 7.27 A. M.--Via Q. A. U. 11., from Points Knst O.-10 A. M.--Via t. A. R R., from Points West. 11.OO A. M.--Via Stage, from Preston. 11.311 A. AL--Via Steamer, from River Poiuls. IB OO -- M.--Via D icC.ll K., Iiom 1'oinls North. fi 2O P. Jr.--Via Q. A. R. K., from Points Knst 7.!i3 P. M:.--Via (J A U K : from Points West. 8.00 P. M.--Via n.JtC.R.R. from Points. North. PUBLIC BUSINESS CALENDAR. CIRCUIT COUKT WILL MEET JUNE 27. ORPHANS' COUKT WILL MEETJUNE 14. LEVY COURT WILL MEET JUNE 14. SCHOOL BOARD WILL MEET JUXE 14. THE LOCAL DEPARTMENT, - DASHES HERE AND THERE. Goodnessgi-aciousiUdyouevei-rieeso mauyfliigs? The now b a n k will bo opened for business on Tuesday uext. Mr. J. H. Van Gosel lost n good driving horse Sunday night. Beautiful fields of crimson clover greet the eye of the traveler. If commercial traveling men enlist of course they will go as dnniimefS. Mrs. Margaret Tenant, of "Willow Grove, has been granted a pension. The Kiokapoo Concert Company is giving e n t e r t a i n m e n t s in a tent iu East Denton. Miss Jessie V. Kerr'a music class in Easton gave u vucital at the High School in that place yesterday eve- Ding. Mr. B. Gootee Stevens, a member of the board of directors of. Donton National Bank, resigned ou Tuesday last. The packing-house of G. T. Redden Co., sit Denton Bridge, has been running night and d«y this week OB peas. , ' For drunkenness and disorderly conduct Milton Gibbs and two other colored men," named Wilson, were locked up on Wednesday ovoniug. Another offender escaped. The Maiue Publishing Company, of which J. Stewart Crossy is niau- " a«er, has been formed. The headquarters are in Baltimore. The large safe for the new bank was put in position on Saturday last. The f u r n i t u r e and fixtures arc being finally arranged, and business · will be opened early next week. Lewis West, trustees, on Tuesday last sold the store-house and dwelling of M. J. Cohee, in East Ben ton, to James Swaun for $250, in addition to a mortgage on the property. 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. Principal John W. Gibson, of the Fairbank School, on Tilghruau's Island^ teaches physical geography from a map of the world laid out in the school yard on a quarter of an acre of ground. The Bar Association of this place held a meeting ou Monday evening last, and elected the following officers: President, George M. Bussum; vice-president,Henry R.Lewis; treasurer, T. Pliny Fisher; secretary, N. A. Hut so;.. The Fifth Maryland and the Seventy-First New York Regiments were in the army which left Florida on "Wednesday last for Cuba. Mr. R. ·Earle Fisher is a member of the Fifth and Mr. Charles G. Griffin is a member of the Seventy-First. In the Baltimore wheat market values hftve tended lower, and prioes are from 9 to 11 cents lower t h a n at this time last week. Good- wheat -yostefday brought $1.01, but quite a good deal sold as low as 90 cents. Corn-brings 30 cents, and oats 30. Mi-. T. Pliny Fisher, solictor for Mrs. Clara N. Todd, on Thursday last filed a petition in the circuit court, asking for the ss$$ of the property of the late Jame's'JT.-Todd. This property coirSists of the house, ·· office and lot, corner .Gay and Second streets, a house and lot on Second stiect, and also a vacant lot on Second street. The oldest daughter of William Dobson, colored, who lives between Cordova . and Hillsborough, was burned to death Monday of last week.- Her parents were absent at the time. The child made a fire in the stove with coal oil and placed the can on the stove. An explosion followed and she was instantly enveloped in flames. She was a / bright girl, eight years old. H. B. Messenger, Federalsburg, offers to give a race to any bicycle rider on the Eastern Shore for the Championship. ' The Federal Cycle Club will offer a suitable and valuable prize if the race eomo off on its track. The visiting rider may choose his own distance from one-half mile to five miles and also stylo of race, whether paced or u n p a c e d j or pur- . 'snit race from opposite sides of the track. ' ' Hillsborough proposes to celebrate the Fourth in H fitting manner. At '9.30 in the morning there will be a 'bicycle race, and at 10 o'clock a ' game of baseball between crack teams is scheduled. At one o'clock ' the races jwill begin. Four aro book- ed v .At night there- will bo a balloon ascension and a grand display · of .fireworks, .celebrating and describing Dewey'a great naval victory '"-»t Manila. VERY BUSY SCENES IN BERRY FIELDS. The Uipsy Life of Hundreds ol the Tickers, Hlost of Whom Aro Colored. The berry fields in many parts of the peninsula aro now the scenes of great activity, and hundreds--aye, thousands--of pickers are employed at profitable wages. Someone has estimated that within a mile or so of Ridgely alone more t h a n one thousand men, women and children find work in the berry fields. As these people receive very good pay, considering the hours thc-y work each day, and as the most of them spend t h e i r money freely, the mer- a n t i l e trade feels tho benefit very perceptibly d u r i n g the season and for sometime thereafter. Thousands of dollars aro thus distributed by people who w o u l d -- m a n y of ihem-- otherwise have very little to spend. When one stands by some great railroad centre in the city of New York and attempts to c o u n t the many carloads of f r u i t daily sent thither, and watches the almost innumerable wagons engaged in delivering it to the commission merchants, tho markets, and elsewhere, and notes the thousands of crates which are sent to near-by places to be sold, some idea of the vastness oE tho berry business comes to mind. But the most interesting scenes connected with the industry are apparent on the berry farms, of which there are many. Our own county takes a p r o m i n e n t place as a berry-growing county, and the product of Caroline is rapidly increasing. The "picker," who is the most conspicuous figure in the harvesting of the crop, is of a d i s t i n c t and interesting type. Ou some places there are t w e n t y ; 011 others a h u n d r e d , and sometimes more, and there are moie women than men among the h:ilf-bcut figures'along the rows. Tho women m a k e tho best hands, employers finding t h e m more diligent and painstaking iu gathering the luscious f r u i t . In nearly every g r o u p children.are at work, and often their nimble fingers accomplish us much as those of their elders. Many times they make rnoro t h a n a dollar a day. A first-class picker very often makes two dollars a day. The hours of labor depend upon the railroad schedules. The grower and all of his employes, including 1 the superintendent, who places the fruit in crates, are as busy as bees u n t i l the wagons are sent away to the depots with their loads. The berry season lasts several weeks, for when strawberries are, gone other small f r u i t s come On. The labor problem is tho greatest one connected with extensive berry- growing. Many of the pickers lead a kind of Bohemian life. They go from one section to another, as f r u i t ripens for t h e harvest. In many instances the pickers make their homes on the property of the farmers, occupying tents, many of which have been built in recent years, or barns or unoccupied t e n a n t houses. Some- tirues-a dozen will live in one shanty, in which case m a n y partitions are made. The occupants live very cheaply. They do their own cooking, for which work they have plenty of time after leaving the field for tue day. Quite a company of Dorchester county pickers, at work just north of Denton, and near the river, make their home on board of a small boat in which they came up the river.. The importance of our strawberry crop, as well other crops, may bo very accurately gauged by the transactions at Denton National Bank. The result of hist Tuesday's work at this institution are in t h i s connection quite interesting. The n u m b e r of foreign cheeks.presented that day --and about all of them were for strawberries--was 800, amounting to $17,780.71. Local chocks to the amount of $8,739.93 wore cashed. The total a m o u n t of small money paid out that day--and it wus largely used, no doubt, in paying bills incident to the berry business--was $10,999.90. The bank officials have been very busy all the week. A linlic Run Over nnd Killod. An i n f a n t daughter of Captain Joseph Griffith met a frightful death on Wednesday evening last, shortly' after s u n d o w n . The little one had escaped from the house and was playing in tho street m front. It had crawled to the nearest wheel-rut and had stopped and was playing in the-dirt. A wagon heavily londed with slabs, in charge of William Friend, colored, came along just at this t i m e , and the child, unnoticed in tho deepening twilight, was run over by the heavily-hiden vehicle, tho wheels passing across the babe's chest. Death followed in less than half an hour. A jury of inquest, summoned by Justice Higuutt, acting coroner, Thursday evening returned a verdict setting forth that death was accidental. Judge Stump's Tribute to Mr. Kcntkng. The formal announcement of the death of the late Thomas J. Keating was made in the Talbot court on Monday. Judge Stump spoke feelingly of the deceased. He said Mr. Keating, in his old age, after years of hard work, during which he had saved, as lie thought, a competence which would make his declining years comfortable, found himself confronted, through faults of others, with financial difficulties beyond his power to handle, but that he with his own hands, feeble physically but strong in honesty, drew a deed conveying to his creditors, made for him by others, every particle of property he possessed, even lo.liis cow and his household f u r n i t u r e . The following has beon contributed to the JOURNAL on the death of Alouzo E. Griffith, who died May 2lst, 1S9S : Iu the bright m o n t h of May, when n a t u r e , robed in beauty, presents her greatest charms, Death, that dark, dread messenger, camo to the household band and whispered in the ears of loved ones there, "not t h i n e , but mine;" and, departing, bore ou his sable pinions the spirit oC A]OUKO E. Griffith to realms u n k n o w n . Mr. Griffith had been confined to his room for about ten m o n t h s , and although his-condition was such as to cause his family and friends to entertain the cravest ap- prehcnsious, he boro liis suffering with such characteristic patience and cheerfulness that they wore led to hope that ho might be spared. It was otherwise ordered by Him Who doeth all things well. Mr. Griffith was converted at the age of 23 at Ames' M. P. C h u r c h , of w h i c h ho was a constant and devoted member u n t i l his death. In private life his earnest endeavor was to perform a parental, Christian d u t y . The writer, who \v;is well acquainted w i t h his homo life, remembers nothing but deeds of kindness and love manifested for his family, which seemed so dear to him. His m a n y friends feel that they have sustained a personal loss, and unite in offering their heartfelt sympathy to the grief- stricken widow and children. Tho deceased was born September 18th, 1865, in this county, and was one of the well-known and highly-respeet- ed citizens. At tho timo of his death he had been living on a farm near Bnrrsville. Mr. Griffith was a victim to that ruthless disease, cons u m p t i o n . Stricken in the very m e r i d i a n of life, in the midst ef health and happiness, he never uttered a word of complaint. The only thoughts that troubled him wore of leaving his wife and four little ones. Ho often spoke of a happy reunion in which t h e r e would be no more parting, and talked as long as his strength would permit of tho joys awaiting h i m . When wo remember that our loss is his.eteriial gain, let us with him say : "Joy foruvcr ! the task is done ! The jratcs are passed and Heaven's won !" TH E AM ERICAN A R M Y T O GO TO CUBA. Sl.xlcou W;irihi|.s S:ii(l to l!u in ItcMilinc.Vi to Convoj t l i u Troops Special ilis|atch lo Ihc JOUK.VAI.. BALTIMORE, JUNE 10. -- Sixteen warships fire assembled iu Florida waters to convoy troop transports to Cuba at once. Obltiinry. , Mrs. Eliza Cliuos, formerly of Newark, N. J., but for Hie past eleven years a resident of Cnroliiie county, died on the 7th inst., at tlie mature age of 77 years. She leaves three children--Thomas 6. Clines, the only sou, at whose residence she died, ;ihd two daughters, Miss Bedelia Clines and Mrs. Margaret Tauf. Funeral services were held in St. Benedict's Church at Ridgely, and interment was made in the Catholic cemetery at Denton on the 9th iust. Subscribe for the JOURNAL. $1.00. Annie, daughter of. Charlie and H a n n a h Howard, died Jon Wednesday June 1st, age 25 years, 5 months and 19 days. The funeral took place on Saturday, June 4th, at Laurel Grove, Rev. B. S. Highly officiating. Interment took place in Mount Pleasant cemetery, Feder- alsbury. She leayes a 1 large number of friends and relatives to m o u r n her loss. Wo miss her, oh, so m u c h ! Afflictions sore, loup; time she bore, Physicians were in vain; 'I'lll God did please lo give iier ense, And free her from tier pain. Weep not for me, I'm free from [lain, SCy sufk rings all are o'er; We hope to meet iier o»ec again, On n peaceful, Happy shore. --1 ler only sister I.OTTIE. Tempi ovUle. Mrs. Charles Turner and daughter, of Ridgoly, are visiting Mr. Charles W. Smith. Mr. James Knotts and wife, of Sudlersvillc, spent Sunday in town. J. Ralph Stout is spending the summer at Ocean Grove, N. J. Miss Etta Hash spent Sunday w i t h her mother. Mr. Temple J u m p has accepted a position in J. W. McKuett's store. Dr. L. W. Evans and daughter, Pauline, have returned home from a visit at Marydel. J. Denuis Prieo, of Camden, Del., paid it short visit to our town on Saturday. Mrs. S. L. Cooper is visiting- in Baltimore. Miss Topsy Fallowficld has purchased a wheel. Our Children's Dixy service will be held on Sunday evening, J u n o 19th. · ·»««,-« , Concuril. The committee will meet at the catnp-ground for the purpose of disposing of tho privileges this (Saturday) afternoon. Miss E t h e l Wilson, accompanied by Rev. Howard Covey, was the guest of Mr.'and Mrs. C. E. Todd one day last week. Chestnut G r o v e citizens aro making preparations to celebrate the Fourth at that place. Oue of tho bicycle 'fleet's best wheels was wrecked Saturday evening in a collision. This week will about end the strawberries iu this section. Uurravllle. Children's 'Day services will be held in Wesley Church tomorrow. There will be n holiness meeting at Wesley on the Fourth of July-morning and afternoon. The public is invited to attend. Misses Lida and Nettie Porter have been on a visit to Bridgeville. Miss Nora Blades has been visiting Harrington friends. Miss Florence Kenney, of Ellendale, is the guest of friends here. Mr. P. Ketcham of Pike City, Cal., says: "During my brother's late sickness from sciatic r h e u m a t i s m , Chamberlain's Pain Balm was the only remedy that gave him any relief." Many others have testified to tbe prompt relief from pain which this liniment affords. For sale by Hugh Dnffey, Hillsboro; R. J. Colston. Ritlgely; W. E. Brown, Denton. The American n a v y has this week demonstrated how modern men-of- war, c o m p e t e n t l y maimed, can dispose of those "impiegiiablo" natural fortresses with which tho const cities of Cuba were supposed to be forti- (icld. On Monday tho ships of tho American fleet bombarded the batteries in front of Santiago, and in throe hours silenced them and reduced the fortifications to ruins. Two Spanish warships were s u n k , and another one or two partially disabled. On Tuesday morning five American ships shelled the town of Caiman era, f o r t y miles east of Santiago, and compelled tho garrisons to flee. It is believed that this point was one ef those selected at which to land American, troops, and this attack is t h o u g h t to have been preparatory to such debarkation- Twenty thousand men, under Major- Genoral Shatter, left Tampa Wednesday to co-operate with Sampson at Santiago. These troops consisted mainly of regulars, but tho Fifth Maryland Regiment of volunteers is believed to have beon included in the expedition. Lieutenant Hobsou and the seven men who accompanied him iu the hazardous u n d e r t a k - ing of r u n n i n g the Merrimac into the entrance to the harbor of Santiago and sinking her, are supposed to be confined at El Morro, w h i c h fortification, by order of Admiral Sampson, was not included in the bombardment of Monday. The insurgonts at Manila are iu control,' h a v i n g captured nearly 2,000 -Spanish soldiers. One report says the town has been entered by tho insurgents and that General Agdinaldo, the leader, is iu charge. The Spanish Captain-General admits that he is losing ground fast; that the insurrection has reached great proportions, and that the forces at his command will not suf fice to hold the ground against two enemies. Tlic I'Vusli Air .Society. The Children's Fresh Air Society of Baltimore City is entering upon its seventh year's work of providing s u m m e r outings for the children of the poor of that city. During the season of 1S97 ovnr eighteen h u n - dred l i t t l e cliildrcu were taken from the hot alleys and courts of Baltimore, placed in good country homos for two weeks, aud brightened and strengthened by the change afforded, they were t h e n safely returned- Lo t h e i r mothers. The aim of the Fresh Air Society is to get churches, or religious societies connected w i t h t h e m , interested in securing homes for tho children, and thus providing free entertainment to tho little guests. Often last year t h o ' i n t e r est of whole c o m m u n i t i e s wore aroused in the work, and some t o w n s and villages entertained two, three and four car-loads of children. How much real joy was put i n t o those little lives, no one can even estimate. It is the purpose of the Society to continue its efforts along these lines, and it is hoped that in many more towns efforts' may this year be made to provide entertain- m e n t for children in car-load lots. The Society pays every expense of placing the children in the hands of those willing to provide e n t e r t a i n - ment, but does not pay board. Miss Florence Galloway, secretary, 4 W. Saratoga Street, Baltimore, Mil., desires lo communicate with a n y who may be interested in this do- serving charity. UuiuoeriUie K i l l t t n ,' Assoc-l:iUin. The Maryland Democratic Edi- tors'Association held ;i meeting at tho Carrolltou Hotel, Baltimore, on Tuesday afternoon lust. These officers were elected: President, Joseph M. Stroot, of tho Uorford Democrat; vice-president, William B. Usilton, of the Kent News; secretary, Fred. Sasscer, of t h e Prince George's Inquirer; executive committee, appointed by the president, George K. Haddaway, of the Eaxton LeHyer; Francis V. King, of the St. Mary's Jfaicon; John W. Avirett, of tile Gumiberltmd Times; W. J. Price, of tho CentreeiUe Observer, and Charles II. VandeiTord, of the Democratic Advocate, Westminster. Since the lust meeting of the Association Mr. W. W. Busteed, of tho Centreville Observer, and Mr. J. I. Wilson, of t h o Marlboro Gazette, havo died. Suitable resolutions touching the loss of these worthy members were adopted. The newspaper men and their friends took a t r i p down the bay and wore entertained at Leonardtowu, St. Mary's, by Col. King. Thoy were again in Baltimore on Thursday and in the evening members of tho city pi ess invited the editorial party to nttend tho opera."Pinafore" at tho Howard A u d i t o r i u m . ' I'd-Mdiiil .M.iUcr.s. Mr. Francis Bums, Jr., ono of the builders of the Queen Anne's railroad, was in town on Wednesday evening. H e has just completed the track which connects our road w i t h the Rehoboth line. His force is to be t i a n s f e r r c d to Western Maryland, where he has a contract. Miss Clara Greenwood Bacchus, d a u g h t e r of Rev. G. Q. Bacchus, will graduate at Western 'Maryland Collego, J u n e 12th. The graduates n u m b e r t w e n t y six, of whom ten-are youug ladies. . Miss Sophie G. Kerr, daughter of Mr. J. W. Kerr. w.-is »no of the graduates of the Woman's College, at Frederick, at the roceut c o m m e n p e - niPiit. Mr. and Mrs. M- J. Woo!ford, of C c n l r c v i l l e , vi.sitcd Mrs. WnolCoul's p.-in-nts, Mr. and Mrs. P u r u c l l Johnson, t h i s v,ock. Mr. a n d Mr*. J. M. Emerson, of A n s o n i a , Conn., arc the guests of Mrs. R. A. Emerson, in East D p n t o u . G e n e r a l nnd Mrs. F r a n k A. Bond, of Amu! A r u n d u l , a i o v i h i i i i i g their son, Mi;. 11. B. Bond, in East D e n t o n . Dr. and Mrs. F. .\. 0«- ( tis,of Harr i n g t o n , h a v o boon tlfe guests of Mr. anil Mrs. W. II. Deweesc t h i s week. Mr. E d w i n R. D o u u c s , of Baltimore, s u e n t tho early part of the week here w i t h his mother. Mr. James H. C o u l b o u r u , of Phila d e l p h i a , callo.il on Dcntoi) I'ricnils t h K week. Mrs. II. W. Davis, of Crisflchl, is viriiting r e l a t i v e s in C a r o l i n e . Miss Em ma lied d u n , of U j i i i i n i u s e , is the guest of f r i e n d s in t o w n . Mr. C. M. Lloyd, of Huilk.rsville, was in t o w n on Tuesday. Miss Roberta Hobbs is visiting Denton fvieiuls. Bad management keeps more people in poor circumstances t h a n any other one cause. To bo successful one must look ahead and plan ahead so that when a favorable opportunity presents itself he is ready to take advantage of it. A little forethought will also save m u c h espouse and valuable time. A p r u d e n t aud careful man will keep a bottle of Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera, and Diarrhoea Remedy in tho house, tho shiftless fellow will wait u n t i l ' n e - cessity compels it and then r u i n his best horso going for a doctor and have a big doctor bill to pay, besides; one pays out 25 cents, the other is out a h u n d r e d dollars and then wonders why his neighbor is getting richer while ho is getting poorer. For sale by Hugh Duffey, Hillsboro; R. J. Colston, Ridgely; W. E. Brown, Denton, Md. \ V I i i i t !ieuoioos of Sluict. What becomes of the shad in our rivers after the season is over? No man has yot b j en able to answer t h i s question. The movements of the shad are of much interest and more mystery to fish eulturists. Beyond thy period when tho fish is in the river almost absolutely nothing is k n o w n of its habits. It bolougs to a class k n o w n as aiiadromons fishes--that is, those whose homo is in the sea, but who come into fresh water to s p a w n . From the time the egg is deposited to the time the fish reaches m a t u r i t y aud becomes a spawn or t h e r e is a period of three years, and the first five or six months of this only are spent in i'reh water. The average female shad deposits about 30,000'eggs, although a very largo one may deposit a n y w h e r e from 60,000 to !)0,000 eggs. OC those it is estimated that not more than 10 per ceut. are hatched, tlie remainder either not beiug fertilized or else are destroyed by the m a n y other fish in the l i v e r . · Of those left it is estimated t h a t 00 per cent, are devoured. Thus out of 30,000 eggs man, by .irticial methods, can cause 90 per cent, to be hatched, against the 10 per cent. - of nature. The young artifically hatched must be placed almost immediately in the n a t u r a l breeding grounds, and .assuming t h a t 90 per ceut. of these little creatures will bo devoured by larger fish there will still remain 2,700 to reach the sea, against 25 or 30 by natural hatching. A f t e r hatching, the y o u n g shad grow Very rapidly, feeding on small flies aud water animal- eulae. By September they are from three to four inches long, and then as the water grows colder they begin making their way in vast shoals to the sea. As soon as they reach deop water all trace of them is lost. WollHKly--Queens toivJi. On and after June 1st--the beau- t i f u l summer resort, Bolingly on Chester, located at Queenstown, will be opened Cor the season of 1S0S. Special rates, over tho Queen Anne's Raihoad will be given to Sunday Schools, etc., desiring to use this d e l i g h t f u l spot for a day's outing. Grounds arc being laid out for Lawn Tennis, Croquet and Base Ball, for the exclusive use of t h e patrons. Those not taking l u n c h e s with them can bu accommodated at the Hotel, w i t h meals at p o p u l a r prices. Fishing, boating, b a t h i n g , crabbing, and all other poplar ;uunseiueut.s. For railroad rales, apply to C. C. Waller, G e n e r a l Pabsengor Agent, Pier No. 01 Light street, Baltimore Mil. M. J. Marx, is nmn.tgei 1 of the hotel. Ho W J I , T O » Putt-loth;. While Harry W r i g h t , of Ilnrlock, was laboring under ;ui excess of patriotism, ho enlisted in Company F. of Easton, now at Fortress Monroe. His mother, · who is an aged and e x t r e m e l y feeble lady, is partic- u l a r l y disticssed over the enlistment. Tho young man is IS years of age, and it appears that ho is practically the solo support of his mother. Several of the friends of the young man have takon tho matter in hand and are working hard at tho War Department to get the boy.out of tho service of tho United States, and it is thought that he will be discharged. I was seriously alllictcd with a cough for several years, and · last fall had a more severe cough than ever 'before. I have used many remedies w i t h o u t receiving muoh relief, and b e i n g recommended to try a bottle of Chamberlain's Cough Remedy, by a f r i e n d , who, k n o w i n g .me to be a poor widow, gave it to me, I tried it, and with the most gratifying results. The first bottle relieved me very m u c h and the second bottle has absolutely cured me. I have not had as good health for twenty years. Respectfully, MRS. MARY A. BKAIID, Claremoro, Ark. Sold by Hugh Dulfuy, Hillsboro; R. J. Cols- ston, Ridgely; W. E. Brown, Deu- tou, Md. MATTERSOFA RELIGIOUS CHARACTER The Jloei-sau U u i i i u n l i o u :it CiMilruiillc-- Church .Mutters. The a n n u a l convention of the Protostant Episcopal Church, Diocese of Eastou, was held at Centre- villc, beginning Tuesday morning. Rev. E. R. Rich, of Easton, was re- olectod secretary. At the evening session Bishop Adams read his an- n u a l address, giving the statistics of the diocese- He stated that he was extremely gratified at the progress and i m p r o v e m e n t d u r i n g the year; that, with ouc exception, every parish is supplied with a rector; th financial r e t u r n s to all demand wero commendable, and the incrcas in memborsliip was encouraging The subject of Diocesan Mission was discussed by Rev. D. Howard of Berlin, Rev. T. C. Page, of Cain bridge, and Rev. L. B. Baldwin, o Easton. The system of pledges from each member of the congregation was recommended. EhvoolMethodistProtestant camp ou the Baltimore, Chesapeake anc A t l a n t i c railroad, nenr Elwood Sta tion, will be held from J u l y 21st t August 1st, and tho privilegeb wil be disposed of by sealed proposals The committee will meet on tb grounds on Saturday, June 25th, a 3 p. m., to consider bids and disposi of the privileges. Information con cerning the privileges, or the cam'p may be secured by addressing t h o pastor-in-chiirgo, Rev. W. B. Jude- fiud, at Grove. The encauipmen promises to be larger than it has ever been. Children's Day services will be hold at Grovo Methodist Protestatt Church tomorrow ovening, begin uing at S o'clock. An interesting program has been ai ranged. Ladies of I h c Methodist Protestant Church held a very enjoyable and suceesbt'nl festival in their hall on Tuesday and Wednesday evcuiugs The ladies of St. Paul's guild Hillsborough,. w i l l hold an ico creau: and strawberry festival ou the schoo house green this (Satinday) evoning Rev. Z. H. Webster's subject tomorrow inorniug will be "Not Wei to Keep Our Peace." At night there will be Children's Day services. Local Option Violators tiiko Xoticc. Several persons have spoken to mo since seeing the article in the c o u n t y papers iu reference to the violations of the local" option laws a n d asked why I did not mention eider as well as whiskey. I said meant a n y t h i n g that would intoxicate, and I am told cidor, such as i sold'liore in some places, will make d r u n k . Such being the case, the law will reach that too. I find some who have been engaged iti the sale of the u n l a w f u l drug are still at it. You have been seen since I wrote the article. Now, as I said, I don't want to get anybody into, nor know of anyone getting into, trouble, but if this business is not stopped some oue will be sorry for it. It has been said to me, "how are you going to proceed, and have you any evidence?" I expect to proceed iu such a vrety that justice will be meted out to tire guilty parties. I am sure we have some men in office who havo not bowed the knee to Baal-, and will discharge their d u t y in the right direction to the conviction of the offenders of the law. I have entered into t h i s warfare, and expect to push, the battle to the gate if it cost w h a t I have and my life besido. I am sure oth r ers will stand by me. WlTjLAKD H. THAW LEY. Orjili.mfl' Court 1'roccetUiiffs. The Orphans' Court on Tuesday, w i t h Chief Judge Siglor and Associate Judges Wright and Orrell pres- e n t , transacted tho following business: Rev. George F. Beavon, guardian to Mary Roe, presented final account of his guardianship and the final ve- coipt and release of his ward, which were passed. Robert Jarrell, executor of Livicea A. Noble, presented a list of s'perate debts and final account of administration, which were approved and passed." Mary A. Esler, administratrix of William F. Sard, presented a list of sperate^debts, final account of ad- m i n i s t r a t i o n and distribution, which were approved and passed. Z- Potter Stuele, administrator of James B. Steele, presented list of sperate debts and an account of ad- m i n i s t r a t i o n , which were approved nnd passed. Clara N. Todd and T. Pliny Fisher were appointed administrators of James N. Tedd, deceased, and warrant to appraise the personal estate was issued to M. Bates Stephens and Harry A. Roe. The will of Jehu Williams, deceased, was filed for probate. Mrs. Mary Etta Liden was numed therein as executrix. S t i l t .\fjnliist thu {juucii Anne's Kuilroixl. Francis T.Barton, of Queen A n n e , who resides on the Talbot side, has filed a suit of ejectment against tlie Queen Aimo's Railroad Company, by his counsel, Major William E. Stewart, of Easton, and Albert Constable, of Elkton. Iu building the road a cut, eighteen feet deep, was made t h r o u g h a portion of Mr. Barton's f a r m , w f t h a width of fifty-four feet, w h i c h Mr. Barton claims was four feet more than the right of way. . Mora Itiink Indlclinents. T h e g n i n d j J H r y i u the United States court at W i l m i n g t o n has r e t u r n e d indictments iu connection with the Boggs oases against United Stales Senator R. R. Keunoy, Amos Cole, president of the Commercial Fire Insurance Company; J. Frank Alice, chairman of the Republican State committee; Harry Foard and J. 11. ' MeGoiigiiil. p r o m i n e n t residents of 1 Dover; C. H. Butler and W. E. Cot' tor, of Philadelphia. WANAMAKER'S. W AN A IU AKER'S PHILADELPHIA, A\onday, June 0,189 HALF=YEAR SALE OF '' MUSLIN UNDERWEAR The twenty-second half-year sale of Women's Undergarments and Children's Wear is in progress. FRESH AND NEWLY-DAINTY GARMENTS made to our exacting requirements from good new cottons just from the mills. The markets never held so much of unwortliiness--skimped sizes, old and yellow muslins, poor embroideries. Disgusted with such trash! our chief and his corps of helpers started on a new campaign. The result is for your approval. The most inexpensive pieces °here are perfectly fashioned, well made and daintily trimmed. There is tlie carefulness and liberality of home produced garments, with an added plentitude of work that the most patient home sewer would not have time for. The chief went to Palis for ideas and makers went to Switzerland to get daintiest edgings and insertions at first hands. So closely has the making preceded the sale that only 600,000 Garments Are Ready But the work goes on, and a town-ful of bright, intelligent, rosy- cheeked young women are making fme Wages w l l i l e you ai ' e choosin g the tru 'y economical needlework we have gathered--tor this underwear is MADE IN SEMI-RURAL WORKROOMS, with such sensible surroundings for the health and comfort of the workers that the Product is to All Purposes Home-Made Our contracts are supposed to yield us sufficient goods for the entire months selling, but prudent people k n o w that delays are dangerous. Even this business organization cannot command such low prices continuously. We ,and you are fortunate in the supplies we gather for a month's selling twice a year. Economy for you--liberality for them. Sounds inconsistent, but it is not. Let us see how easily it is done. Even such staple goods as muslins are a mite cheaper in carload lots. That is how they are bought. The trimmings come straight from St. Gall. All in all, it is fair to suppose that materials cost twenty per cent, u n d e r retail prices. The manufacturer is satisfied with five per cent, profit, and even liberal wages don't add much to the, cost when, with labor-saving machinery, a young woman can produce a fairly elaborate petticoat in an hour. THE SIMPLER GARMENTS SELL AT ABOUT WHAT EQUAL MATERIALS WOULD COST YOU, and the very finest undergarments are" not extravagant. There is a winsome collection" of Lingerie from Paris--exquisite pieces that will charm any lover of daintiness--these fine things in the Little French Store. Hight Gowns-At 38c--Of muslin; square yoko with four clusters of five plaits each and two rows of Insertion; turnover collar, collar and sleeveb trimmed wltu embroidery. Only tiiree to a buyer At 3Sc--Of muslin; Empire style With shield of embroidery; collar aiu sleeves arc finished with cambric ruffle. Only three to a buyer. At 50c--Of cnmbrlc; collar and sleeves, finished with ruffle of lawn; yokj composed of clusters of plaits and insertion. At 50c--Of cambric; V neck; yoke of hemstitching and fine plaits; neck and sleeves embroidery trimmed. At 60c--Of cambric; high neck; trimmed with ribbon-run embroidery sle«ves finished with embroidery. At 75c--Of muslin; high neck; front hat four rows of insertion and six clusters of fine plaits; neck and slceves trimmed. At E5c--Of cambric; yoke composed o six clusters of fine plaits and four lace Insertions; collur and slcevc-b luce trimmed. At S5c--Of nainsook; square neck trimmed with Torchon lace anc beading; sleevei are trimmed will lace. At S5c--Of cambric; V neck; with embroidery and insertions and clusters of fine plaits. At $1--Of nainsook; high neck; yoke has six clusters of fine plaits and four rows of Valenciennes lace; collar and sleeves trimmed with lace. At ?1--Of muslin; V neck: yoke has four clusters o£ lino plaits and four insertions of embroidery: neck and sleeves trimmed with embroidery. At $1.25--Of nainsook; li'gli neck; yoke of line plults; neck and sleeves finished with embroidery. At $1.50--Of cambric; high neck; large collar; collar, sleeves and front trimmed with deep ruffle of embroidery; bow of ribbon n.t neck. Petticoats-At 35c--Of muslin; cambric ruffle; three plaits In ruffle and four above. At 5Uc--Of muslin; umbrella sliapc; rulilc of embroidery. At G5c--Ol cambric: umbrella shape; trimmed with embroidery. At 75c--Of cambric; umbrella shape; lace trimmed. At S5c--Of cambric; umbrella shape; lawn ruflle with an insertion of embroidery. At $1--ft cambric: umbrella shape; with ruflle and insertion of lace. At $1--Of muslin; umbrella shape; plalis and ruftle of embroidery. Chemises-At ISc--Of muslin; finished with cambric ruffic. Only three to a buyer. At 25c--Of muslin; finished with Corded bauds. At 35c--Of muslin; trimmed \vlth embroidery; be;idlns and laco. At 50c--Of cambric: round neck; trimmed with embroidery and li\ce. At 50c--Of musiln; square neck; front .of line plaits and Insertion; neck and armlioles limshcd with embroidery. At 75c--Of cambric; square neck; front of cluster of plaits and lace Insertions. At $1--Of lawn; trimmed'with Valenciennes laco and insertions of embroidery. Corset Covers-At 8c--Of cambric; hleh neck: embroidery trimmed; felled seams; pearl buttons. Only three to a huycr. At Sc--Of cambric; V front, high back; trimmed with embroidery; felled Beams; pearl buttons. Oaly three to a buyer. At lOc--Of cambric; low neck; felled seams; pearl buttons. Only three to a buyer. At 15c--Of muslin; square neck front, high back; trimmed with embroidery and lac*. At 23c--Of cambric; V neck; embroidery and Insertion. At 25c--Of cambric; V neck; trimmed with embroidery or lace trimmed, as you prefer. At SOc--Of cambric; sciuaro neck; neck and armholes trimmed with embroidery. At 35c--Of cambric; V front and back; trimmed wfth embroidery. At -iOc--Of cambric; square neck; trimmed with embroidery. At 40c--Of cnmbrlc; V neck; trimmed with embroidery and insertion. . At 50c--Of cambric; square neck; front of lace insertion and plaits. At 50c--Of cambric; V neck"; trimmed wltli embroidery. Corsets-At 50c--Estclle Corsets; strong jean; stripped with sateen; two side steels; long walsted; white and % drab. At $1.25--L. R. Corsets, abdominal length; spoon clasps; two sido steels; boned bust. White and drab. Drawers-At IOL---Of muslin or cambric: yoke baud; hem and six plaits. Only three to a buyer. At 20c--Of muslin: yoke bond: hem and tlitcc plaits. At 23c--Of muslin; with deep cambric ruffle and plaits, i At 40c--Of mublln; deep cambric rufilo cdgcd-with embroidery; plaits above ruflle. At 50c--Of muslin and cambric; wide ruflle of embroidery; eight plails above. At 75c--Of cambric; finished with neat embroidery nud clusters of plaits. At 75c--Of cambric; finished with embroidery, cluster of plaits and In-, sertlon. At $1--Of cambric; ruffle of fine embroidery and twelve plaits. x Women's Shirtwaists-At 50c--Shirtwaists of pretty plaids: pointed yoko back; loos^ front; laundered collar and cuffs', the collar do : lachable. , At 7ac--Shirtwaists of pretty stripes: yoke back: loose front: bias effort: laundered collars and cuffs; detach- ' able collar. . 1 At ?1--Chambray Shirtwaists in pink and 'blue; collar and cuffs arc edged with white; yoke back and loose * front. At $1--Shirtwaists of Cheviot In pretty colorings; bias effect; yoke back,loose front; laundered collar and cuffs, the collar detachable. At ?1.25--Shirtwaists of fancy ·trfped madras; pointed yoke back, loose front; bias effect; laundered collar .and cuffs, the collar detachable). Children's Wear On Second floor-At 25c--INFANTS' LONG DHESSES of cambric; ruffle of Swiss embroidery on neck and sleeves. At 50c--INFANTS' LONG DRESSES of nainsook; yoke of plaits and In* sertlons; ruflle on yoke', "neck and sleeves; trimmed with ValenciennM lace. At 1 SSc-INFANTS' LONG EipESSES of nainsook; yoke shirred and trim- incd with Swiss insertions; ruflle of embroidery on neck and sleeve*. At S1.50-1NFANTS' LONG DRESSES ' of nainsook; plaited yoke back and front; Swiss insertion and ruffle of embroidery over shoulders; ruffl* of embroidery on neck and sleeves and ribbon run beading at neck. At 3SC-IN1-ANTS' LONG SKIRTS Of cambrl^; insertion of lace and deep licm. At EOc-INFANTS 1 LONG SKIRTS of cambric; cluster of plaits ar.d ruftle edged witn Valenciennes lace. AtSOc-CHILDREN'S SHORTSKIRTS of cambric; umbrella sha»e; lace trimmed ruffle. For ages 1, 2 and 3 years. At 50c-CHILDHEN'S SHORTDRESS- ES of lawn: rovers, and, ruffles edged with Valenciennes lace. Pink and blue. For ages 2 and 3 years. At50c-ClIILDREN'S SHORT DRESSES of cambric; jacket effect of embroidery; Valenciennes lace on nock and sleeves. For ages 1 and 2 years. AtSSc-CHILDREX'S SHORT DRESSES of nainsook; yoke of embroidery and rullle of embroidery on neck iind sleeves. For ages I and 2 years. JOHN WANAMAKER FOR SIXTY-SEVEN YEARS' HA VE BEEN MANUFA CTURED. Year "by Year they have teen Improved. They are better now than ever before, ,,,.v.i: Indeed, the)' are as near perfection as a machine made. Hence the great demand. Call on the aggnt-,^ Jonathan Evitts, DSXTTOXT, NEWSPAPER! NEWSPAPER!

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