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SATURDAY MORNING, JUKE 18, 1898. lierqs of Mews frorr) Alt Parts of the County Solicited UrjUer Ibis Hea«l. ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE OF MAILS. MAILS ci.osi-;. 6 87 A M.--Via D. C K. R , for Points North G 57 A SI --Via Q. A. R. 11., for Points West. 9.~O A. M.--Via «». A. R. R , for Points Kast. 11.-I,"! A. M.--Via SUnuicr, for River Points. l.OO r. jr.--Via Since, for Preston. l.BS P. M.--Via D. K C R R , for Points North 4.5O P. M.--Via O. A. R. U., for Points West. 6.40 P. M.--Via U- A. R. R., lor Points Kast. MAILS ARRIVE. 7.37 A. M.--Via Q. A. R. R , tram Points Kast. 9.4O A. M.--Via y. A. R R , from Points West. ll.OO A, SI.--Via Stnue, from I'rcatoii. 11.SO A. M.--Via Steamer, from River Points. 13.OO -- SI.--Via !). C K.lv., from Points North 5.3O P. M.--Via O. A R. K., from Points Kast. 7.23 P. II.--Via O. A. R. R.; from Points West. S.OO P St.--Via D.S: C.R.R., from Points North, PUBLIC BUSINESS CALENDAR. CIRCUIT COURT WILL MEET JUNE 27. ORPHANS' COURT WILL MEET JUNE 28. LEVY COURT WILL MEET JUNE 28. SCHOOL BOARD WILL MEET JUNE 28. THE LOCAL DEPARTMENT. DASHES HERE AND THERE. Mr. W. E. Jan-ell lias opened a lumber yard at Cruipton. Mr. Henry K. Lewis is having an addition erected to his dwelling. Extensive repairs of Judge Russum's residence will soon be begun. Mr. E. M. Noble, surveyor, publishes a card in the JOURNAL to-day. One hundred and ninety thousand quarts of strawberries were shipped from Eidgely one day last week. Ex-Judge George M. Russum succeeds Mr. Fred R. Owens as a member of the Republican State Central Committee. Peach-growers tell us that the embryo fruit has steadily dwindled and that there will be a. very small crop on the best of oichards. Mrs. Julia Day has been doing a good ice creatn business. During the past m o n t h she has sold more than cue hundred gallons. Mr. L. R. Beachatup has recently been appointed salesman for the wholesale boot and shoe firm of" , Spragins, Bucks Co., Baltimore. JMessrs. William H. Casho, Somers Blake, James C. Collins, Frank A. Porter, and John W. Carroll, trustees of the poor, met on Wednesday last, and re-appointed Mr. M. F. Allaband overseer. Oehm's Acme Hall is demonstrating its well known liberality by of- ",» fering, during this mouth, to the residents of this section, a rebate upon purchases. See their advertisement on page 2. By the quarterly distribution of public school funds, made a few- days ago by the Comptroller of the State treasury Caroline receives $4,161.63 for white schools $997.13 for colored schools. Nelson Barnes, colored, on Tuesday had the third and fourth fingers of his right haud so badly lacerated in a piece of machinery that amputation was necessary. Dr. Fisher performed the operation. Mr. P. H. McShane, who was in the coffee, tea, and canned goods - business in Baltimore, last week sold out his stock. He now represents E. Levering Co., and will travel on the peninsula. In the JOURNAL to-day Mrs. Clara N. Todd and Mr. T. Pliny Fisher, administrators, advertise the household furniture and the law library of the -late James N. Todd. The · sale will take place on June 30th. ' James Davis, a venerable citizeu of Williamsburg, was arrested a few days ago for alleged violation of the local option law. He is 80 years old, and claims to have steered the . first steamboat that crossed Lake ' Erie. It has been decided not to 'celebrate the Fourth in Denton. Dr. J. R.'Rochester had secured subscriptions to defray expenses of a celebration to the amount of $1.18, but general interest in the matter could not be awakened. Alexander Johnson, a young colored man, of Greensboro, was arrested at the railroad station "there by Constable Baggs, for indecent conduct, and was committed by Magistrate West to the House of Correction for three months. He was also fined $1 and costs. E. T. Cooper,, the unfortunate young man, who, because of his connection with the transactions of Boggs, the Dover bank teller, is now 1 serving a term in the Trenton peni- i tentiary, has been assigned to the -packing department, where he has been made a foreman. . Preston will celebrate the Fourth of July. Arrangements are being perfected for an imposing, patriotic demonstration. Among the features of the day will bo patriotic speeches, a brass band, horseback parade, bicycle parade, game of base ball, and large display of fire works in the evening. \s The People's National Bank, of " this place, was opened for business on Tuesday morning last. The first deposit made was by President Bernard. The nest customer was Mr. James T. Sylvester, who presented .the first check to be cashed. Cashier "Wilcox,-of the Equitable Bank, Baltimore, was present and gave instructions to cashier Wallace and Teller Sparklin and other officers. Sheriff Rice on Monday last arrested Wesley Nichols, colored, who ·was charged with threatening to kil , W. A. Neweolm. "When the officer called Nichols showed fight, and only when the sheriff got the "drop" on · him did the accused quit his at' tempts to draw a pistol. Justice ' Hignntt heard the case on Wedues day,-when-Messrs.-Lewis West Nichols' counsel, had it sent to ; court. The prisoner gave bail. PRETTY SERVICES BY THE C H I L D R E N . Cclebriitions in Various Churches r.nst Siin- dny--Klnboruto Decorntlona. On last Sunday Children's Day was observed at Greensborough M. E. C h u r c h . The entire day was do- voted to the' celebration. A large p l a t f o r m was erected across the chancel, and t h i s was b e a u t i f u l l y decorated with ferns', palms and blooming plants.- From the arch of t h e pulpit was suspended a large American flag, held in place by a gilt cross and star- A large easel had also been erected, upon which pictures of historic Methodism wero placed in t u r n by Messrs. T. Henry Jarman, T. C. Rich, and Misses Delia Sparks, Leacy Roe, and L a u r a Letty, with appropriate addresses. When the pictures were in place the entire scene presented one of the finest decorations ever seen in Greensbor- ongh. In the evening the services were conducted largely by the little folks, and a very fine musical and literary program was rendered. J. B. Draper, assistant superintendent, presided, while T. H. Jarman, the superintendent, directed the music, which was of an exceptionally fine haracter. The pastor, Rev. A. Green, delivered a brief address upon the subject of education, aud the ollection amounted to $20. Children's Day was celebrated in Thawley's M. P. Church last Sunday morning, and although the day was uncomfortably warm a large and sympathetic audience thronged the hurch to hear the songs and recitations of the children. Thawley's Sunday School has all the talent necessary to make Children's Day a success, and Mr. Isaac D.Anderson, he s u p e r i n t e n d e n t , k n o w s how to employ this talent to the best advantage. The decorations were art- stically arranged, t h e music was exceptionally line, the little ones did Jietnselves m u c h credit, aud theeol- ection was unusually good. Miss ithel Anderson presided at the or- ·au- Elwood Lane delivered t h e address of welcome, and E t h e l Stew- »rt the greeting of the missionaries n the field. There were recitations by Fred. Wright, Hennie Anderson, \ora Lane, Mary George, Enoch aue, Ella Wright, Ethel Stewart, CarrieRiekards, and Sadie Rickards. t was a treat to hear the songs of ittle Mary George and Nora Lane, ind the class of little girls, but it was all so good that we venture to say Thawley's School never did bet- er t h a n it did last Sunday. Children's Day services were held n the Grove Methodist Protestant Church on Sunday evening last. The church was b e a u t i f u l l y deco- ated with evergreen and cut and potted flowers. The program, con- isting of recitations, addresses, iolos,choruses,and so forth, was well ·endered aud much enjoyed. The icrvice rendered was the denomina- ional Children's Day Service, the music of which was written by the astor, Rev. W. B. Judefind, - a n d he words were written by Rev. R. J. Lewis, of Federalsburg. Super- ntendent of the Sunday School, Jr. Thomas Taylor, arranged the program and had charge of the services. Misses Laura Patchett and va Murphy were organists. The attendance was large and the offer- ng, which was for foreign missions, was considerably in excess of ast year's. A children's service, entitled 'Fresh Blossoms," was rendered in i delightful manner in the M. E. Church on Sunday evening last by Superintendent Lewis and the Sun- lay School. There were a number of good recitations by the children, and a quartet was rendered by Mrs. 3. H. Johnson, Miss Lora Downes, Mr. James Swann, and Mr. Harry A. Roe. The floral decorations in the church were very elaborate aud very b e a u t i f u l . Children's Day services were .held n Wesley M. E. Church, Burrsville, on Sunday evening last. The church was handsomely . decorated. Mr. [ra Dill, s u p e r i n t e n d e n t of the Sunday School, had a very interesting program arranged-for the children, who acquitted themselves with great credit, and the work of the choir, with Miss Bertie Dill n f t h e organ, was fine. The offering was very creditable. The Children's Day service was held, at Marydel last Sunday, and was quite a success. Special mention is due little Bessie Boyer andk Ida Herful for their beautiful solos. Fubllc.School NCIVB. The school commissioners on Tuesday last directed the examiner to purchase eight copies Topical Studies of TJ. S. History, issued in the form of charts. A petition was presented by Mr. Calvin Satterfield, signed by patrons of Greensborough school, asking that Miss Belle Percy be appointed one of the assistants of that school. The appointment will be deferred until nest meeting. ·, "· Appointments of teachers for the ensuing year have been reported as follows, although none have yet been confirmed: Laurel Grove, Mrs. Nellie Carmine; Smithson, Miss Addie Whiteley; American Corners, Miss Winnie Griffith; Baltimore Corner, Miss Emma McKnett; Edinburg, Miss Cora A, Hony. An Appeal Taken. Harrison W. Vickers and Rieharc D. Hynson, counsels for Joseph Wright, colored, convicted of murder at the May term of the Circuit Court, (case removed from Kent county where the homicide occurred,) will take the case to the Cour Appeals. The plea is that Wright was so d r u n k when he.shot New comb he d i d - n o t know w h a t ho was doing. I'rcslon. The Fourth of Juiy, in the afternoon, will be celebrated here this memorable year, at the Friends' Grove, in town. All are invited. Ices and cake will be sold upon the g r o u n d , for the beucfit of the library. Speakers w i l l bo procured by the L. M. Club, under whose auspices the celebration will be held. This club, d u r i n g the past year, besides skilled musicians, has developed a n u m b e r of excellent speakers and writeis, both ladies and gentlemen, who have shown literary talent of a high order, aud an intellectual treat from this source may be expected. Several of these members will probably make u p o n that occasion addresses on American patriotism. Orations will also bo delivered by Rev. 0. S. Walton, Mr. R. D. Bradley and perhaps others. Patriotic airs will be sung. The Declaration of Independence will be read by Hon. A. W. Sisk, president of the club. Messrs. Leo and Duncan Noble, of Taylor's Island, have been visiting their parents, Dr. aud Mrs. J. L. Noble. These young men, both of whom are highly esteemed here, since their return home from school at Staunton, Va., some time back, have been in business for themselves on the Island, near the home of their grandparents, Judge Travers and wife. The J u n e basket picnic of the Literary and Musical Club was hold in the Lirichester woods last Thursday afternoon. The spot is an ideal one, near the picturesque old mill and water sheet, for which the place s so noted. Mr. and Mrs. S. E. Douglass gave a grandma's tea to the elderly ladies of town'and v i c i n i t y , at their residence, Wednesday a f t e r n o o n , in honor of t h e i r mother, Mrs. Emma Douglass' guest, Mrs. Dr. Houston, of Vienna. Misses Bessie Moore and Nellie Harris, s t u d e n t s of the Baltimore State Normal School, have returned lo.me for the summer vacation. Mrs. B. H. Reynolds is visiting ier sister, Mrs. J. A. Vansant. Dr. J. R. Phillips is having his creamery painted. IHckumn. Mr. Tilghman's five-room dwell- ng, near Hickmau, occupied by Mr. loliu Haytnan; was totally destroyed by fire on Saturday morning last, shortly* before noon. The flames originated from a defective flue. All the f u r n i t u r e was saved. Messrs. Will Wooters, Fred Peters, James Wooters, and Miss Sallie Peters were guests of Misses Clara Mitchell and Mabel Thomas on Wednesday evening. Mr. Nicholson, the banjoist, en- :e'rtained a party at the residence of Mrs. J. L. H u t c h i n s on Wednesday evening- Miss Hattio Fountain, who -has been in the city for the past few months, is at home on a vacation. Mr. Chas. M u n e y , section foreman on the railroad, has moved into his new house. Miss Mabel Thomas has returned 'roin a ' t r i p to Baltimore. Miss Annie S m i t h is visiting 'riends in Philadelphia. Mr. Richard Peters is home a trip to Baltimore. from Marydel. Miss Sarah V. Heather entertain- d Miss Mary Boyer on Tuesday. Mrs. E. E. Daws is visiting in Dlayton. Mr. Milton C. Greene spent the atter part of last week iu Wilmington and,Philadelphia. Miss Julia Parmley, of Wyoming, s the guest of her sister, Mrs. Wiliam George. Miss Bertha M. Price is'the guest of her friend, Miss Riekards, of hureh Hill. ' Miss Topsy Fallowfiold and Miss Paulino Evans were guests 'of Mrs. J. Wesley Thomas recently. Mr. J. T. Clark returned Sunday from a visit to Baltimore and Greens- borough. He was accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. Longfellow. Miss Zella Heather spent last week with her sister, Mrs. B. H.'Emory. Mrs. Hubbard, of Wyoming, was the guest of Mrs. James Green on Wednesday. m +·*· Concord. Children's Day services will be held at our church on Sunday nest at 8 o'clock p. in. Miss W i n n i e Griffith spent a few days in the M o n u m e n t a l City last week. Mr. W i l l i a m H. Beachamp and son, Clarence, visited Baltimore last week. Mr. James Beachamp spent a few days with bis son, Frank, in Baltimore, this week. Several of our young folks attended the ice cream festival at American Corners on Saturday evening last. American Corners has a valuable cherry tree. It bears a lot of pretty girls. I was seriously afflicted with a cough for several, years, and last fall had a more severe cough than ever before. I have used m a n y remedies w i t h o u t receiving much relief, and being recommended to try a bottle of Chamberlain's Cough Remedy, by a friend, who, knowing 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 t w e n t y years. Respectfully, MRS. MARY A BEARD, Claremore, Ark. Sold by Hugh Duffey, Hillsboro; R. J. Cols- ston, Ridgely; W. E. Brown, Deuton, Md. IN THE FLOWERY,^ HAPPY JUNE-TIME. Tlieacl'oimlur Young Couples Hug'" '1'ln'ir Married Lire. The Methodist Episcopal Church of Greensborough was the scene o_E a brilliant wedding Thursday evening, the contracting parties being Miss Lily Virginia, daughter of John T. Carter, Esq., of Greeiasborough, and Mr. J. Kennard Jones, son of Rev. Miller Jones, of Village Greeu, Pa. Promptly at sunset the bridal party entered the church, keeping step to the sweel strains of Mendelssohn's Wedding March, which was rendered by Miss Carrie Sill, of Media, Pa. The ceremony was pet 1 - forrned by Rev. Aloycius Green, pastor of the c h u r c h , assisted by Rev. Miller Jones, f a t h e r of the groom. The bride entered the church w i t h her brother, Prof. J. T. Carter, Jr., of Denton, by whom she was given away. They were met at the a l t a r by the groom and Mr. E. T. Jones, his best man. The bride's gown WJIK cream satiu, en traiue. Sho also wore a bridal veil, fastened with orange blossoms, and a diamond brooch, the latter a g i f t from the grooms and carried a bouquet ot Marechal Niel roses. The maid of honor was Miss Bessie Jones, a sister of the groom, who was becomingly attired in w h i t e satin, aud carried a bouquet of A m e r i c a Beauty roses. The bridesmaids were Misses Nettie and Lida Porter, Rosa Carter and Lola Longfellow, whose costumes represented the .colors of sunset. The ushers were Messrs. T. Henry Jarman, J. Oscar Bernard, T. Clayton Carter, and Dr. F. R. Malone.of Greeiisborough ; Eugene Sullivan, of Philadelphia, and T. H. Jones, of Chester, all of whom wore full evening dress. Little A r t h u r Green was the page, aud immediately preceded the bride and her brother, bearing the wedding ring upon a small engraved silver salver. 'Th'e hurch was handsomely decorated, the entire party passing through floral gates, and the bride and groom and officiating clergyman standing beneath a parasol of flowers during the ceremony. During the recessional Misses Nettie Longfellow and May Letty showered rose leaves from the gallery upon the bridal party. A arge number of guests from abroad attended the wedding. Immediate- y following the ceremony a recep- ;iou was held at the residence of the bride's father. The bride was t h e recipient of m a n y handsome presents. Yesterday the happy couple eft for an extended tour, a f t e r which they will reside in Chester, Pa. Mr. James H. Barrow, a popular young citizen, and dealer in agric u l t u r a l implements at Preston, and Miss Mary C. Fluharty, who has for several years taught school in tho county, were married iti.the Preston M. E. C h u r c h on Wednesday evening last. The audience completely filled the large building. The floral decorations wero quite haudsome. Miss Ella Williams, the organist, played tho wedding march, and the bride, iu white, catered the church on the arm of her father, Mr. Thos. H. Fluharty, who gave her away. Miss Bertie Noble, a relative of Miss F l u h a r t y , was bridesmaid, and Mi 1 . Charles Barrow, of P h i l a d e l p h i a , t h e best man, and A. G. Towers, M. B. Stephens, Dr. Lynn Kelley and W- 0. L e d n u m were the" ushers. The two little daughters of Mr. T. Dawson Lnrrimore, noices of the groom, were flower girls. Rev. 0. S. Walton was the officiating minister. A f t e r the ceremony a reception was lield at the residence of the bride's parents. Mr. and Mrs. Barrow will resida iu Preston. tt' Court I'rocceflings. In the Orphans' Court on Tuesday, all the judges present, the following business was transacted: The audit in the matter of the sale of the real estate of John Prattis, colored, byBuvtou W. Parker, trustee, was approved, and the sale finally ratified and confirmed. The will of James P. Snow, dec'd, was admitted to probate and letters testamentary granted to Susan Snow and James Snow, the executors named therein. Warrant to appraise the personalty issued to Henry C. Fisher and Isaac T. Fleetwood. Clara N. Todd and T. Pliny Fisher, administrators of James N. Todd, presented an inventory and appraise- m e n t of deceased's personal estate, which was approved, aud an order to sell the same granted. James P. Covey, trustee, presented a report of sales of the real estate of Peter Covey, and conditional ordei^ of ratification'was passed.' The will of John Williams was admitted to probate. M. Ella Anthony and William H. Deweese, administrators of Joshua M.. Anthony, presented a n ' a c c o u n t of sales of personal estate; approved. William J. Payne, by Deweese Owens, attorneys, filed-a petition for sale of the real estate of Laura B. Stubbs, and w a r r a n t to appraise said real estate was issued to Frank P. Covey and Harry W. Davis. ·» «» *-Sale of Jteal Vstiitc. The sale of the real estate of tho late Sylvester Smith was made by Thomas A. Smith, executor, T h u r s day ttfteruoou, at Ridgoly, and aggregated $13,042 G5. Two h u n d r e d and thirty-three and thirty-livo-one- b u n d r e d t h acres of the home farm were purchased by Thomas A. Smith for $7,010.65. A. G. and I. T. Saulsbury bought sixty-six acres of the same tract, for which they paid $ 640. James K. Saulsbury paid $20 for sixty-eight-one-hundredths of mi acre, and tho sale of the town lots amounted to $3,966. The personal property of the deceased was sold on Wednesday, and a m o u n t e d to a large sum. I'crioiiiil Mention. Dr. and Mrs. Charles II. Rose, of Cordova, gave a reception on Friday evening of last week to their son, Mr. C. Dudley Rose, of Baltimore, and his bride, who was Miss M. Sue Jeffries, of K i n g and Queen county, Va. The h a p p y pair wore married at West P o i n t , Va., on Wednesday, J u n e Stli. Dancing was enjoyed by the invited guests, and refreshments were served. Those present wero Miss A n n a b e l Moore, of Greeusboro; Misses A n i t a and Elsie Smith, of Ridgely; Miss Mary Dukes, of Easton ; Miss Lucio Warren, of Queen A n n o ; Miss B u r l i c W i l l i a m s , of Mon- tajcue ; Messrs. Cluirles E. T u c k e r , Thomas Emory, G. A. Holland, W. E. B. F a i t h f u l , Bedford D u d l e y , of Q u e e n A u n e ' s c o u n t y : Mr. W. 0. L e d u n m , of Preston ; Messrs. 0. W. Downes and E. G. Cooper, of D o n ton ; Misses A n n i e N e v i u s , M a m i e ·Tjickson, L u c y Ncal ; Messrs. Harry L y n c h , H a r r y N e v i u s a n d W i l l i e Hopkins. At t h e i r pleas.int and hospitable h o m e . "Plaindealing," near t o w n , the Misses D u k e s e n t e r t a i n e d a n u r u - 'oor of t l i e i r f r i e n d s on T h u r s d a y e v e n i n g . The guests a r r i v e d a b o u t eight a n d r e m a i n e d u n t i l eleven, One of the most p l e a s a n t f e a t u r e s of tho e n t e r t a i n m e n t was a .dance. Ainont; the v i s i t o r s wove Misses Marie Ci'onse, L ' i r j Downes, Frances Grouse, N a n n i e Nichols. Jessie Grouse, Bcssio Rochester, Nellie Vul- li:itit, N e l l i e W i l s o n , L i l l i a n F{er-_rin- ratlier, Mary Ilobbs, and Mes-rs. R. B. Buiui, F i a u k D u d l e y , E r n e s t G, Cooper. A r t h u r F U l i e r , W. P. Draper, W. C.u-r,l! Pastorfiuld, Fred N. Nichols, E. B. Griff en berg, and Charles E. Stevens and others. Be- Core the evening's pleasures were ended Mr. Bond took flashlight pictures of tho wlioio c o m p a n y . Jh^ Thomas R. Green, accompanied by her c h i l d r e n , Elsie, Woodall and Thomas, has been visiting Philadelphia friends for the past two weeks. Messrs. Greene and Loveday, of Ridgoly, telegraph operators, have gone to Long Island, where they liave positions. Mrs. E. E. Wheeler, of Baltimore, is visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. B. G. Stevcus, at Williston. Mr. J. Earle Rochester, of Philadelphia, visited his mother, in Donton, this week. Mr. J. Boon Dukes and daughter, Miss A n n a , were in Baltiruoroi"'tliis week. Mr. Frank Wright,' of Easton. was iu town Tuesday. Miss Maud Jones has been visiting her sister, in Laurel. « «·· The 3'ourtli ut Groeitsbnrongh. t The Fourtli-of-July celebration at Greensborough will consist of the reading of the Declaration of Independence, followed by ;i short and p i t h y p a t r i o t i c address, a bicycle parade aud trades exhibition, baseball games, a bicycle road race of ten miles, and ten o t h e r events, some of w h i c h will bo a one-mile race, one huudred-yard dash, pole vaulting, s t a n d i n g broad j u m p , standing high j u m p , r u n n i n g broad j u m p , r u u n i u g high j u m p , putting tho shot, three-legged race, aud s w i m m i n g race. There will be also "nine h u m o r o u s events," which will bo a sack race, wheel-barrow race, elitnbiug greasy pole, egg and ladle races, potato race, taffy-eating contest, search for money iu flour, a tub race. There will be two brass bauds. At night there w i l l bo a grand display of fire-works--the finest ever seen on the Peninsula, the e x e c u t i v e c o m m i t t e e says. ppointed. The election supervisors on Tuesday appointed the registers of voters for the various districts of this county, and on Tuesday, 28th inst., they will meet to examine the appointees. The a p p o i n t m e n t s are us follows: - First district--George T. Musselman. R e p u b l i c a n , and William H. G o d w i n , Democrat. Second--Joseph S. Cooper, Rep., aud William L. Cooper, Dem. Third--D. Edgar Todd, Rep., and Corrcll n. Stewart, Dem. F o u r t h -- W i l l i a m Choezum, Rep., and Joseph H. Trice, Dem. F i f t h -- J o h n Kent, Rep., aud A. Pierce Redhead, Dem. S i x t h -- E d t n u u d L. Melvin, Rep., and Isaac L. Dukes, Dein. S e v e n t h -- A l f r e d W. Thompson, Rep., sind Thomas G. Clitics, Dem. Eighth -- W i l l i a m H. Beachamp, Rep., and James S. Willis, Dem. lacking I'eiis. This has been a very busy week w i t h tho pea-packers, and m a n y thousands of cases have been put up and are now ready for the market. At several points in the county this vegetable lias been packed in laige quantities. It is estimated that F. P. Roe Bt'O., at Greeusborough, will have an o u t p u t of 16,000 cases, or nearly half a m i l l i o n cans. Considering the short t i m e in w h i c h the work has to be done, this is a remarkable record. G. T. Redden Co., of this place, w i l l have about C.OOO eases, or 144,000 cans. Peas, us our packers put t h e m up, are delicious, and tho m a r k e t for them w i l l , doubtless, bo extended more and more. Levy Court Mutters. The county commissioners on Tuesday last appointed Thomas L. Chaffinch, T. Fred. Garey and William F. Lidon e x a m i n e r s on tho M u r p h y road, in the Third district. Albert F. M u r p h y presented his boud as constable of the Sixth district. The commissioners named Joseph F. Roop, Samuel T. Norris aud William T. Lord examiners ou the Ga rey aud Lidon road. THE LATEST NEWS OF WAR IN CUBA. A T.t'ltrr I'roiii W a l l e r Krmvn.ol the l:ir Army -- A Kcport Denied. SpLcial dispalcl] lo the JOUK.NAI.. riMOKio, JUXE 17.-- There was a stampede of horses and mules at Tampa last uight. The c a m p was wrecked, but no one was h u r t . The i n s u r g e n t s have Manila at their mercy. The Spanish can get no food. Fighting has been iu progress for thirty-sis hours. In a recent letter to his father, JamosII. B r o w n , of this place, Walter Brown, a member of C o m p a n y A, Seventeenth Regiment, U. S. Infantry, then iu camp at Tampa, describes an engagement with the Spaniards on Cubati soil. This experiment, it will be noticed, did not fill young Mr. Brown's soul with fear of the Spaniard as an antagonist nor with elation at the prospect of having the Cuban as an ally. Defining some of .tho soldier's duties, Mr. Brown spoke of digging trenches, and said: "We use our bayonet for a spade and our coffee cup to throw the dirt out with. We dig them from two to three feet deep aud t h r o w the dirt up in front of us, aud after we get in there those Spanish devils w i l l n e v e r get us out. They haven't got nerve enough to charge ; they are cowards, aud the Cubans are not much better. I saw n specimen of thpir nerve a week ago last Tuesday. A transport loaded with arms and a m m u n i t i o n for Gomez left here, and three meu from each-company went with it. I was one from Company A, aud we had throe Cubans with us who wanted to go over aud join Gome/., aud who were to act as guides. We a r r i v e d ofif-the coast -of Cardenas about eight o'clock in tho m o r n i n g , but we c o u l d n ' t get very close to the shore on account of the coral reefs. So we had to shove the horses overboard and l a n d iu the small boats. Just as soon as we started for tho shdro we were fired upon by some Spanish cavalry hid in the bushes, and those C u b a n s j u m p e d out of the "boats and started back to the transports, squalling like kids. We fired and tho Spaniards started to run.' We chased them nearly two miles, and three of them wero killed--one an officer. Only one oE our boys was hurt. Ho was shot through the a r m , but it did not a m o u n t to a n y t h i n g . A ne\vspa!per reporter was hit iti the leg. I am not bragging, but our boys w e n t t h r o u g h j u s t as cool as could be. Their volley Bring and firo-at-wiil was doue just as i£ we had been at drill. I tell you that Spain is out of luck ! But wfe had to b r i n g the arms back to Tampa, as wo could not find any of the Cubans who were to meet us. So the trip didn't do any good, except iu experience." The six hund'.ed marines landed on the shore of Guautanamo bay have been h a v i n g an exciting t i m e of it this week. They were harassed by Spanish guerillas, who covered themselves w i t h leaves aud from the bushes fired upon the Americans, with a more or less deadly effect, uu- t i l early Wednesday m o r n i n g the allied Americans aud Cubans descended upon t h e i r cauip and drove them from the neighborhood, destroying t h e i r tents and water-supply, and capturing several prisoners and some arms. The Spaniards lost many men. It was stated yesterday t h a t t h e Spanish were massing for an attack upon the brave marines, but if t h e y do the probabilities are that they will receive a warm reception. The Americans w i l l be reinforced by men from the ships, which will be positioned so that t h e i r powerful guns can com maud tho country around. General Shafter's army is about due, too, and if it should arrive tho attack will most probably be postponed. On Thursday Sampson again bombarded Santiago, with tolling effect. The dynamite cruiser, Vesuvius, sought to demolish the Spanish torpedo boats, but the result of her efforts is not definitely k n o w n . Mr. R. Earle Fisher, of Company M, F i f t h Maryland Regiment, w r i t e s to his relatives here denying the published reports that troops are ins u f f i c i e n t l y fed. He says there is plenty of food and water, aud t h a t there is no probability of scarcity w h i l e the a r m y is in the U n i t e d States. licenced Itiitt'S to Washington. For the National E d u c a t i o n a l Association Convention to be held at Washington. D. C., July 7 to 12, the Pennsylvania Railroad Company will sell excursion tickets f r o m points ou its line to Washington and r e t u r n ;vt rate of single fare for the l o u n d t r i p plus $2.00 membership fee. These tickets w i l l be sold ou, and good going, J u l y 4 to 7, and good to r e t u r n leaving Washington J u l y 8 to 15, whou s t a m p e d by Joint Agent at Washington. By depositing ticket w i t h Joint Agent on or before July 12 and on p a y m e n t of 50 cents tho r e t u r n l i m i t may bo extended to A u g u s t 31. Tickets for side trips from W a s h i n g t o n to Gettysburg, Richmond, Old Point C o m f o r t , and Southern battlefields will bo on sale at the ticket offices or 1 tho Pennsylvania Railroad Comp a n y iu Washington d u r i n g the c o n t i n u a n c e of the Convention. Mr. P. Ketch am cf Pike C i l y , Cal.. snys: "During my brother's late sickness troni sciatic r h e u m a t i s m , C h a m - berlain's. Paiu Balm was the only remedy that gave him any relief." Many others h a v e testified to tho p r o m p t relief f r o m pain which this l i n i m e n t affords. For sale by i Hugh Duffey, Hillsboro; R. J. Col- stou Ridgely; W. E. Brown, Denton. - ^ «·» ·· Subscribe for the JOURNAL. $1.00. A "I'Jower Mission" To tlio Editors of the Jouitx.vi.: To the readers of your valuable paper, I w o u l d l i k o to say ;i few words in regard to what is k n o w n as "Flower Mission Day" at the Kent county, Del., almshouse. It is held on the Oth of June of each year, aud is tho source of so m u c h joy to tho inmates that the thought presented itself to my mind, Why not have something of tho kind in Caroline ? Of course, having lived iu Caroline for eighteen years, it is n a t u r a l to feel interested in that particular county. I want to tell you something of tho way "Flower Mission Day" is celebrated, and I am sure there are enough loyal members of tho Christian Endeavor Societies and Epworth Leagues of Dentoii aud adjacent towns to engage iu this good work. Seats are erected uuder the shade of the large trees in tho -yard, aud the inmates, both white and colored, occupy them. Preachers from thediffiereut churches are there to give good talks, an organ is on the ground and excellent music is rendered, with singing of familiar hymns. But the most important feature of the occasion to those people is tho distribution of gifts to them, brought out by the'W. C. T. U. of Dover, aud others who care to participate. They are presented with oranges, bananas, candy, cakes, crackers, packages of tea and coffee, aprons, handkerchiefs, bdoks, papers, and bunches of flowers with scripture cards attached to them. How their faces beamed with delight asjthey received these gifts I Then the thought caino to my mind, What a grand work these Christian people are doing ! Of course these poor, afflicted people look forward to "Flower Mission Day," and it is a bright spot iu their (.monotonous lives. Now, Christian Endeavorers of Caroline, don't sigh any longer for some good work to perform', but try t h i s and see if you will not benefit yourselves, as well as make other hearts happy. OBSERVER. Wyoming, Del., Juno 15, 1803. · ·»»» , Church Matters. The Seaford Jfewsot Saturday last gives a photograph and sketch of Rev. S. J. Smith, pastor of tho M. P. C h u r c h , of that town. For many years, in fact nearly all of his boyhood days, were spent in Caroline county, where he attended the public schools. Later he was graduated from Washington College. The News says: "In 1897 ho was appointed to the pastorate of Mt. Olive's church iu this town. Whilst here his labors have been crowned with unbounded success. The handsome and ornate temple t h a t was dedicated to the service of God on Sunday last, is a lasting monument to his efforts and will leave a name that will be honored and perpetuated through the generations are to come." The Rev. William E. Temple, at present a professor in one of tho seminaries iu New York State, will succeed the Rev. Edward A. McVeigh as pastor of SS. Peter and Paul's Roman Catholic Church, Easton, about July 1. Father McVeigh leaves to become assistant pastor of St. Patrick's Church, Wilmington. Miss Julia C. Emory, general secretary of the Woman's Auxiliary of the Protestant Episcopal Church, lectured in Christ Church, Denton. ou Thursday evening last, on tho good work which the organization is doing throughout the land. The audience was much pleased with her discourse. Rev. G. S. Rairaigh will preach in the German Baptist Church, Tuckahoe Neck, tomorrow morning at half-past ten o'clock. His subject will be, "Why^I am a German Baptist." The annual tent drawing at Camdon camp-ground took place on Saturday. Rev. C. E. Dryden will preach to the children tomorrow afternoon. Obituary. Mrs. Sophia J. Mason, wife Mr. Wallace M. Mason, died about noon ou Tuesday last, after a long illness of cancer of the stomach, from which she suffered intensely but patiently. Mrs. Mason was a daughter of the late George L. Buckmaster, and was about forty years old. She leaves three children, two boys and a girl. Funeral services were held at the house Wednesday afternoon, .Rev. C. E. Dryden, officiating, and i n t e r m e n t was in the family lot in Greensboro Cemetery. At Smithville, Md., on May 30th, 1S9S, Mr. William Chaffinch died, in tho 82ud year of his age. Mr. Chaffinch was a life-long Christian and was a member of Concord M. E. Church for over fifty years. Funeral was held at tho Concord Church on J u n o 1st, Rev. Mr. Cochran officiating; interment iu the adjacent cemetery. My soul i" sad e x i l e vrnt, out on life's sea. So burdened with sill and distress, Till I heard a sweet voice saying make me your choice, And I entered tlie.IIavcn of Rest: Bad management keeps more people in poor circumstances than any other one cause. To bo successful ono must look ahead and plan ahead so t h a t when a favorable opportu- n i t y presents itself he is ready to take advantage of it. A little fore- t h o u g h t will also save m u c h expense aud valuable time. A prudent and c a r e f u l man wil! keep a bottle of Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea R e m e d y in the house, the s h i f t l e s s follow w i l l wait until necessity compels it and then r u i n his best horsn 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 aud t h e n wonders why his neighbor is g e t t i n g richer while he is getting poorer. For sale by Hugh Duffey, Hillsboro; R. J. Colston, Ridgely; W. E. B r o w n , Deutou, Md. NEHEMIAH RIDGELVSAULSBURY DEAD tic W:is One of Our Most, KiiUTprJsin:,' Cit- irons--His LI To On Wednesday morning last Mr. N. R. Saulsbury, a prominent, and successful young business man of Ridgely, died most unexpectedly. His illness was of short duration. Dr. Stone, of Ridgely, and Dr. Hackett, of Queen A u n c , the attending physicians, pronounced the disease r e m i t t e n t fever, and although the case was a critical ono, both doctors and nurse t h o u g h t tho patient would recover. While resting quietly on the morning of the 15th a slight hemorrhage of tho brain occurred, and in a few moments ho had passed away. Tho whole t o w n grieves with the f a m i l y over this Io 3 s. The deceased was k n o w n as a f r i e n d to the poor of the whole c o m m u n i t y . Nehemiah Ridgely Sanlsbnry, fifth son of James K. and M. E. Saiils- bury, was boru in Ridgely October 9, 1869. He spent two years at the Maryland Agricultural College, near Washington, from which ho prad- uated iu 1S89. From 1890 to 1S93 he was chemist in the laboratories of the Cambria Iron Co., Johustbwn, Pa., and of the Andrew Carnegie Co., Pittsburg. Then he was chief chemist of the McKeefrey Iron, Co., at Latona, 0. In the spring of 'Qi he returned to Ridgely and built a canning factory for the firm of Saulsbury Bros.' Of this firm, which was composed of himself aud his brothers, Messrs. A. G. aud I. T. Saulsbury, he was [the manager. "Being successful iu this business, he soon made the addition of a shirt factory, lighting both establishments by an electric light plant. Much of the machinery used in those enterprises was invented by himself, aud constructed u n d e r his owa supervision. Among other inventions is an acid machine, which is now patented. Funeral services were held at the house yesterday afternoon at two o'clock. Rev. Anthony Bilkoosky, of Baltimore, assisted by Rev. F. F. Carpeuter, of Hillsborough, conducted the services, and interment was made in the cemetery at Deuton. Minor MatterTM. V While at work ou the building in course of erection by Mr. W. W. Bryan, Jr., on Liberty street, in Centreville, Harry Pinder, one of the carpenters, found apiece of copper, weighing an ounce, having on one side the profile of George III., aud the words, "George as III., and D. G. Rex," and ou the other a figure of Britannia, the word "Britau- a" aud tho date 1797. It is supposed to bo a token commemorative of some important event during the feign of King George'III. "Things arc in a pretty muddle down at Dover," remarked a farmer" to another. "If the Senate passes a bill tho House kill's it; if the House passes a bill the Senate kills it; if it passes both Houses the Governor vetoes it; and if the Governor .does not veto it, some d d , lawyer comes along aud discovers,that it is unconstitutional." "Well," said tho other, "I t h i n k it about^ time for'" them to adjourn." And they did.-Delaware Record, Harrington. Very Rev. and Mrs. Edw. R. Rich and Miss Virginia Rich leave this morning for a stay in Western Maryland, and while gone "will attend the wedding of Mr. Edward L. Rich to Miss Mary- Amanda Sunderland, which will take place Wednesday, June 29, at high noon, at tho residence of' the bride's parents, "Deep Run Meadows," Ellicott City, Md. --Easton Star-Democrat. Towers, the ice dealer, is now delivering his hygienic ice to the homos of the people in Denton at oue-h'alf cent a pound. This ice is manufactured from distilled water, and is consequently pure. Carpenters are now at work on the car house at Queonstowu. The size of the building will be 200 by 40. Fire at Grceu»l)orouc;Ji. Three double-tenant houses, located on tho west side aud near by tho river, belonging to the estate' of the late William C. Satterfield, wero destroyed by fire yesterday morning. The flames started, from some unknown course, about two o'clock. They gained such fury that the fire cauld only be checked with great difficulty, and for a time' citizens t h o u g h t a largo part of the town in grave danger of destruction. H u n - dreds of people assisted the firemen and in other' ways rendered help. The loss is about $2,000. ' Soft coal for sale for threshing and blacksmith purposes at. Denton Bridge. L. B. TOWERS. Two good second-hand refrigerators for sale cheap. J. F. LEDNUM, Preston, Md.- Roy«t makes the food pure, wholesome and dellcioa*. Absolutely Pure BOVAL MKINO POWDER CO., HEW TOOK. For Sale. A First Class Binder, "nil ready for tho field JONATHAN EYITTS, , Dcntbu, Md. iWSPAPfc.RI

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