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OENTON JOURMAL SATURDAY MORNING. SEPTEMBER 3. Itenjs of ffews frenj AH P»rt» of County SoIIcttc4 Uq4cr tM» He»«. ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE OF MAILS. MAILS CLOSE. «.a 7 A. M --Via D. C. K. R., for Points North. 6.57 A. M --Via Q. A. R. R., for Points West. 8.42 A. M--Via Q. A.R. R , for Points East. 11.45 A. M.--Via Steamer, for River Points 1.00 P.M.--Via Stage, for Prestou. 1 B» P M.--Via D. C. R. K., for Points North. 4.57 P. M.--Via Q. A. R. R., for Points West. 6.52 P. M.--Via Q. A. R. R., for Points East. MAILS ARRIVE. 7.27 A. M--Via Q. A. R. R., from Points East. U.12 A. M --Via Q. A. R R., from Points West. 11.OO A. M.--Via Stage, from Preston. 11.3O A. M.--Via Steamer, from River Pomts. 12.OO -- M--Via D.C.R.R., from Points North. S 87 P. M --Via Q. A. R. R., from Points East. 7.23 P. M.--Via Q. A. R. R.; from Points West. 8.OO P. M.--Via D. C R R., from Points North. PUBLIC BUSINESS CALENDAR. CIRCUIT COURT WILL MEET OCT. 3. ORPHANS' COURT WILL MEET SEPT. 6- LEVY COURT WILL MEET SEPT. 6-' SCHOOL BOARD WILL MEBT SEPT. 6. THE LOCAL DEPARTMENT. DASHES HERE AND THERE. Oysters are said to be abundant and fat. Federalsburg's cornet band is practicing for the coming campaign. Hundreds of oar citizens attended the Talbot County Pair this week. Mr. Thomas R. Green took charge of the Denton postoffice on Thursday. Messrs. James H. Nichols and H. A. Roe have purchased lots at Ee- hoboth. Mr. James A. Trazzare was on Tuesday last elected teller of the People's National Bank. Wheat was quoted yesterday in the Baltimore market at 65 to 70 cents. At the Denton depot yesterday 64 cents was offered. Corn sells for 34 to 354 cents. Mr. Frank W. Redden was severely bitten by a dog a few days ago, at his farm near town. The dog belonged to his tenant, and had no ailment bat vicionsness. Nurseryman J. W. Kerr has our thanks for a very large watermelon of McKrver'a Wonderful Sugar variety. It is new in this section. It attains fine size and delicious flavor. Sheriff Bice's family and the people living near the jail have been annoyed this week by the cries of Thomas Saulsbnry, an insane prisoner, who is in jail for safe-keeping. The Thomas Arnett property, in the Sth district, was sold at public sale by Mr. H. L. Cooper, trustee on Tuesday last. Mr. Marion Beck was the purchaser. The price paid was $140.00. Mr. Win. L. Pritchett has sold his place near Henderson for $900 to Winfield Scott Harding, of Minnesota. Mr. Pritchett has purchased the Lant property, from Mordecai Skinner for $800. 'On and after September 1st the Queen Anne Railroad Company will sell excursion tickets to Rehoboth and return at greatly reduced rates. The fare from Denton will be 95 cents. Tickets sold Saturday good to return on following Monday, $1.25. These rates will probably remain in force several weeks. Mr. T. Pliny Fisher, trustee, sold the James N. Todd real estate in Denton on Tuesday last. The large dwelling on Gay street, late the residence of Mr. Todd, was purchased by Dr. P. Roland Fisher, for $2,235. The Smith Good house and lot, on Second street, was bought by Mr. Wm. D. Taylor for $380. A half-dozen cases of diphtheria -five in the family of a colored man named Walter Tribbett, and one at Will Carter's, all near the almshouse --were this week treated by Dr. Theodore Saulsbury and Dr. P. R. Fisher. The physicians administered the anti-tpxine serum in four of the worst cases, with good effect, and all the patients are now recovering. We are requested to 'announce that a meeting of the old soldiers of the First Eastern Shore regiment, Maryland Volunteers, will be held in Denton on Tuesday next for the purpose of appointing committees of arrangements to prepare for the . annnal re-union of the regiment. Veterans from Hillsboro, Greensboro, Ridgely and Burrs ville are ex- pecially requested to be present. Mr. and Mrs. J. Leslie Beauohamp figured in a serious accident at Hillsboro last Sunday morning. While ·crossing the bridge which apans the Tnekahoe at that place, their horse broke through the boards. In endeavoring to extricate itself one of the, animal's legs was broken. The position of Mr. and Mrs. Beauchamp was very alarming at one time, and *the shock to Mrs. Beauchamp was quite severe. The horse'had to be shot. Mr. Edwin J. Lawyer, State Fira Marshal, was in Denton on Thnrs- day. With Chief Hutaon, of the local fire department, he examined the town's engines and water supply, and inquired as to the methods employed in fighting fire. The marshal expressed himself as pleased- with oar apparatus, but suggested a more thorough organization. While here 'he photographed both of the town's engines, as is his custom in the different towns of the State. Mr. Aaron Willonghby, a well- known Third district farmer, met with very painful accident on Thursday evening last, shortly after nightfall . While driving near Denton Bridge the king-bolt of his buggy broke, and Mr. Willoughby, who t . is quite stout, was thrown to the ''ground with much foree. His left shoulder was dislocated. Assistance was quickly at hand, and physicians ·were summoned, and the sufferer re- of the excruciating pain. THE SCHOOLTEACHERS OF CAROLINE Theme Upon Whom the Instruction of the Youth of the County Will Devolve. The public schools of Caroline will open one week from nest Monday, having been closed since the 20th of May. The list of teachers is complete, with the exception of Central and Whiteley's schools, the appointments to which, if made, have not yet been ruported to the school commissioners' office. Tho list follows : Marydel--Miss Cora M. Pippin. Henderson--Mr. James B. Noble, principal,- Miss Lillian T. Greene, assistant. Bee Tree--Miss J. Margaret Reuss. Goldsboro-- Miss Addie J. Wilson, principal; Miss Bertie Williams, assistant. Edinburgh--Miss Cora A. Hony. Baltimore Corner--Miss Ernina E. McKnett. Moore's--Mr. J. A. Richard. Lowe's--Miss A, Latie Draper. Greensboro--Mr. Richard Merriken, principal; Mrs. Effa Plummer, first assistant; Miss Laura Letty, second assistant; Miss Mary Butterworth, third assistant. Oak Ridge--Miss Mary A. Wccdon. Barcus--Miss Leacy Roe. Bridgetown--Miss Minnie Noble. Oakland--Miss Isabel Percy. Ridgely--Mr. R. Wilson Allen* principal; Miss Auuie W. Stevenson, first assistant; Miss Allio K. Eiggius, second assistant; Miss Lulu Bushong, third assistant. Furman's Grove -- Miss E. lola Nichols. Camp Grove--Miss Mattie Chase. Burrsville--MissLeonora Valliant. Garey's--Miss Marie Crouso. Denton--Mr. W. S. Grouse, principal ; Mrs. E. E. Pippin, first assistant ; Miss May L. Fisher, second assistant; Miss Mary Downes, third assistant; Miss Annie W. Fisher, fourtli assistant. Oaks--Miss Mary H. Moore. Williston--Miss Lillion Carroll. Willoughby's--Miss Nellie M. Valliant. Andersontown--Miss Emma Everngam. Liden's--Mr. R. J. S. Bullock. Williamson's--Mrs. Maranda Hoi- brook. Gravely Branch--Miss Anna J. Wright. Laurel Grove--Mrs. Nellie Car- 'miue. Harmony--Miss Minta E. Todd. Smithsoii--Mr. J. T. Parrott. Grove--Miss Bertie Noble. Preston--Mr. Edgar Williamson, principal; Miss Lida Porter, first assistant ; Miss Elizabeth Phillips, second assistant. American Corner -- Miss Winnie Griffith. Choptank--Miss Nettie C. Deau, principal; Miss Auah L. Blades, assistant. Poplar Neok--Miss Ella M. Harrison. Hog Island--Miss Dollie E. Kelley. Bethlehem--Miss Nellie C. Harris. Eynson--Miss Mary S. Stafford. Friendship--Miss Ella Whiteley. Nichols--Miss Mattie Douglass. Concord--Mr. Foster Boyer. Smithville--Miss Lulu B. Gullett. Chestnut Grove--Miss Lelia Cox. Federalsburg--Mr. E. J. Nelson, principal; Miss Sallie B. Mowbray, first assistant; Miss Dora Noble, second assistant. Houston's Branch--Miss Annie M. Poole. Hickory Hill--Miss Myrtle Gootee. Boonsboro-- Miss Elizabeth Blako. Long's--Miss Grace Griffin. Hillsboro--Miss Estolle Watkins, principal; Miss Bessie Deekins, assistant. . , Thawley's--Miss Clara Beachamp. Saulsbury's--Miss Mary Johnson. Cedar Grove--Miss Myrtle Dukes. Let the Gates String Inward. To the Editors of the JOURNAL: Let us take another stop in our upward march. Our gates must not swing, when open, over the sidewalks. This did well enough for the Tillage days of Denton, but is now utterly out of keeping with the life and push of our little city. People are now too much hurried to halt constantly and close the gates that are swinging over the sidewalks in the daytime. And who is to pay the damages caused by such gates at night! Even the rapid pedestrian is halted entirely too suddenly by these gates at night; and with wheel riders there is double damage--to rider and to the wheel. Who is to pay these damages, the owner of the fate or the town of Denton? CITIZEN. i:Imrc 1 Mr. W. E. Wilson, secretary of the Caroline County Holiness Association, writes from Goldsboro: Our teut. 48 by 04 foot, was erected horo August 25th,anil nicotine: 8 weie commenced, out of which ;i great revival h n s coino. Hundreds of people for miles avouml attend. Good older prevails. Siuncrs arc COM verted and believers sanctified in every mooting hold. A great work is being done in tho name of the Lord, and the end is not yet. We pray "thy kingdom come, thy will bo dono on earth as it is dono in Heaven." Tho Christian Endeavor Society of this pla.ce will hold a "pound social" in their hall on Wednesday evening of next week. Throe h u n - dred pounds will be oonsideied the standard weight of a couple. Should auy young man and his friend weigh less than tho uuinbci of pounds given he will be charged a penny a pound for the difference. Likewise a couple weighing over three hundred will be taxed. Croain and cake, will be provided tor all who attend. A good time is anticipated. The revival services, which have been in progiess for three weeks at Smithson's M. E. Church, South, iu charge of Rov. 13. S. Highlcy, closed after three largely attended and interesting services on Sunday. Quite a number of persons professed conversion during the meeting, and the church membership was greatly revived. Rev. Z. H. Wobbler return oil from his vacation on Wednesday, and will fill his appointments tomorrow. The subject of his sermon tomorrow morning will bo "Singing the Lord's Song iu a Strange Laud." At night his theme will bo "Training for Heaven." Ho will preach in the afternoon at Central. Tho Methodist Protestant Church in this place will be dedicated on Sunday, 25th of September. TLero will be no services, at the other appointments on that day. The eutiro circuit will be expected to bo present. The officiating clergymen will bo announced later. The ladies of tho Aid Society of the M. P. Church will hold an oyster supper on tho evenings of the 15th, IGth and 17th of this month hi their hall. The Cfirolluu Game The giimo law passed by tho last session ol the General Assembly is apparently very complex, and as the JOURNAL was led into an error by the newspaper reports of tho law, shortly after tho a d j o u r n m e n t of tho legislature,which error was discovered in an examination of the law itself, a few weeks ago, we will endeavor to make the whole matter plaiu to our readers. The law was drafted by tho State Gatno Protective Association and the idea was to mako it uniform for the State. With this idea iu viow three sections k of the State law were repealed and re-eu- acted with amendments, and a dozen or more sections added thereto, in which tho time for shooting partridges or quail, rabbits, squirrels, doves, etc., was given, and others yet which prohibit at all tiuies the killing of song and insectiver- ous birds, a f u l l list of which has been published. In tho concluding sections of tho law, howovor, the repeal clause is modified by the proviso that the local game laws in certain counties--Caroline among tho number--be not repealed, but remain iu full force and effect.' The dates for' shooting garuo in this county are, therefore, j u s t as they have been for years, uudor the local law, every provision of which, license for non-resident gunners included, is yet in effect. And whatever restrictions are imposed by the general law, as amended, which are not included in the local law, are 'in effect in this county also. Eutou Fair Kxlilbita. In all departments tho exhibits of the Talbot fair, which opened at Easton Tuesday were creditable in number and of a high class in quality. This was especially true of the poultry exhibit, which was the best yet seen at a Talbot county fair. The display of farm and garden products showed that the Talbot husbandman ean hold his own, despite droughts or wet seasons, or aruiy 'worms, or other bugs that so bother the tiller of the soil. There was also a display of poaches that disprove that this fruit is a dead issue. There was a creditable display of sheep, especially of Shropshires and Southdowns, from Talbot and Caroline counties. Keceut Improvements in Duntoii. Messrs. Purnell Johnson, Boniah Kinnamon and Oscar Clark have completed their work of assessing tho property of Dentou. Tho taxable basis has boon largely increased. During the last two years the additions to tho lists of "improvements" have been as follows, tho estimates being given as casli values : W. A. Stewart S 1,700 .Tunics A. Tm/y.arc 50 W. K. Brown 600 George 0. Skirvcn · 1,000 Harvey L. Cooper 1,500 Henry W. Hughes 700 Walter .1. Roc 700 Methodist Protestant Church 3,500 Purnell Johnson 1.20Q- Jamos T. Cooper 125 Frank W. Rotldon 2,200 William P Murphcj 1,200 Henry R. Lewis 1,500 P. H. Mc-Slmne 1,550 Charles W. Collison 600 George II. Short 1,000 George U.Iicrry 1,200 Lawrence B. Towers 3,200 John K. Fountain 200 William D. Ublor 200 W. W. Moore 100 Mary Looekerimin 100 T. Fred. Gnrey - 1,100 Howiml Mclvm a,'200 Gcor*e M. "Uii'-biini 1,500 T. Pliny Fislici 2,000 .Tunics II. Urown 1,000 Mrs. Ellen Davis 350 J.A. Cholton 3oO llnrry A. Hoe 2,000 Samuel Porter 600 Jnmcs Swnnn 1,100 John II. Vnngesol 600 P. W.Downcs Estate 1,000 James E.Phillips 000 James N. Todd 300 Court House 20,000 N. Alex. Ilulson 1.100 Orphan*' Court Proceedings. In the Orphans' Court on Tuesday notices were directed to bo sent to administrators and executors who are in arrear in the work of administration. James P. Covey, trustee for the sale of the real estate of Peter Covey, deceased, presented and interest account, and also an audit and distribution of the funds in his hands its trustee, which were approved. Total 561,725 Mr. tiuUil It el urns. Alexander Gadd has returned from St. Michaels, Alaska. IIo was at Cordova last week to seo his wife and daughtei. The vessel on which was shipped tho machinery, met with an accident ou the louto and had not reached St. Michaels when Mr. Gadd left there--Boston Star- Democrat. ABOUT YOURS!£LF_ArJD YOUR FRIENDS I'cisoiiiil Msillcrs :«j? .in Jntcri-stltijr Clmr- uctur--Summer Visiturs. Mr. W. B. Townsond, of Philadelphia, and Mr. John Marvil, oC Wilmington, have beou visiting Caroline relatives this week. They c.imo down on their wheel, mling f r o m Wilmington to Bridgetown, a distance of 71 miles, in loss than six- aml-a-half hours. Mr. and Mrs. W. G. Day, of St. Louis, Missouri, were in Caroline this week visiting relatives. Mr. Day has charge ol! tho business west of the Mississippi of one of the great Eastern Insurance Cum panics. In his y o u t h f u l days he icsided in Tuokahoo Neck. Mr. J. W. Kerr and Mr. T. Fied Garey, who attended I h p Fanners' I n s t i t u t e , at College P.irk, last wti'£, wore m u c h pleased w i t h llie gu;vt gathering of agricultmists. Mr. Kerr t h i n k s the next few years w i l l witness gio.-it progfioss in agrieultu- t u r a l m a t t e if. Mi. and M i ^ . -Joseph Noble, of Ilnrlock, have issued caids tor the marriage of their daughter, Kathur- iue Victoria, to Julian W. Lipscomb, to take place at home, Wednesday a f t e r n o o n , Soptcmbci T i l l , :il 2 o'clock. The Rock Jl-UI coirespmulencc in the Kant Ness has t h i s item: "Mits Pearl M. S m i t h , a cluumiug young lady ot Queen Anne's, has beeu I h e guebt ol Miss A n n a May Downey iu the village.'' Mr. C h a l i c e G. G r i f f i n , a member of the g a l l a n t Seventy-First Now York Regiment, is expected in town to-day. Mr. Cnifliu was in the t h i c k est of the fight bufoie Santiago. Mrs. Annie Butler and her daughter, Miss Katie, and Miss Stalzeu- back returned to their homos iu Baltimore, after a week's stay with Mr. and Mrs. N. F. Butler. Mr. Herbert Porter, Mr. Roland Portor, and Mi 1 . Percy Neal, of Philadelphia, have spent ton days at Mr. J. F. Porter's, Tuckahoc Neck. Rev. Jas. R. Dill, of Wilmington,, and Mr. Wm. Whiteley, oE Templo- ville, spent part of last week with Mr. W. H. Whiteley, Koiiuedyvillo. Mrs. R. G. Stewart, Mrs. Geo. A. Deakyne and Mrs. W. H. Anderson are visiting frionds iu Annapolis. They will remain several days. Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Carrow, ,of Camdeu, Del., who have been with Tuckahoo Neck relatives for sometime, have returned homo. Mr. T. F. Gai-ey and daughter, Miss Salome, returned ou Saturday last from a pleasure trip to Baltimore and Washington. Mr. William A. Butlor wont to Centrevillo on Monday to take the position of cutter iu the shirt factory recently opened there. Mrs. R. A. Emerson and her daughter, Miss Mary, left yesterday morning for a [visit to relatives iu Ausonia, Conn. Rev. William G. Hollis and wifo, of Philadelphia, are visiting tho family of Mr. J. H. George, in Tuck- ahoo Neek. Mrs. Annie Jones Hanley, from Hillsboro, was last week the guest of her father, Mr. Robert H, Jonei Felton. Mr. John T. Shirfy, of Everett, Washington, has been visiting at Mr. B. B. Brumbaugh's, Tuckahoe Nock. Miss Maggie Farrow went to Wilmington on Wednesday last. She will take a course at Qoldey's Collego. Mr. James A. Rochester is to leave on Monday for West Chester, Peun- 1 sylvani.i,where ho will attend school. Mr. George William s a n d sister, of Ed'wardsburg, Michigan, are' visiting Mr. and Mrs. Pnrnoll Johnson. Mr. Edwin R. Downos, of Baltimore, visited his mother on Sunday and tho early part of the week. Miss Ellyn Lougfelluw is being entertained this week at the homo ot! her sister, Mrs. II. W. Hughes. Miss Mary Bernard, of Greensboro, was the gpest of Miss 'Mamie Evitts several days this week.. Philip Cannon, Esq., president of tho First National Bank of Scaford, was in town Wednesday last. Mr.'aud Mrs. J. A. Cholton, of Baltimore, visited fiionds iu town on Tuesday and Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Shields, of Philadelphia, visited IJenfon' relatives this week. Miss Jessie Powell, of H.ariington, was a visitor at Mrs. Wm. II. Dew-* eose's this week. ' 4 Mrs. G.,P. Horsey and daughter, of Wilmington, are visiting Mis. Soruors Blako. Miss Annie Poolo, of Federalsburg, is visiting Mrs. Joseph Robertson, Oxford. Mr. C. R. Disharoon, of Salisbury, was registoiod at the Brick Hotel on Tuesday. 'Mr. P. L. Darlington, of Wilmington, was iu Denton ou busiuoss Monday. Miss Katio Merriek, of Baiclay, is the guest of Miss Mary Hobbs. Mrs. F. A. Johnson is back from a lengthy visit in Cecil comity. Mr. Wm. R. Allaband, of Wavor- ly, Va., is visiting his parents. Miss Sue Smith, of Philadelphia is visiting Mrs. T. R. Green. Miss Auuie Joues, of Cambridge is Mrs. W. E. West's guest. Miss Velma Hollis, of Preston, is visiting Mrs. Seniors Blake. Mr. W. D. Travis, of Cambridge, was in Deuton Tuesday. Mrs. Lucy Griffith is on a visit to friends in Baltimore. Mr. R. B. Bond was in Baltimore this week. Tumplot illo. A d e l i g h t f u l Lawn Fete was given liy the young ladies of this town at tho residence of H. W. Temple, in honor oC Misses Morgan and Jester, of W i l m i n g t o n . The lawn was b e a u t i f u l l y decorated with colored lights and nicely ariangcd with tote-a-teto scats and hammocks. At tor spending quite an enjoyable tune in "Progressive Chats" in the l.iwn, the c o m p a n y was invited into the parlor, where they were entertained with music by Miss May FallowfielJ, of Chestortown, and others, after which Miss Anda Arm- fetiong gave a very interesting icci- tation. Then all were invited to the d i n i n g room \ \ h e i e the table had ucoii docoiated under the huprr- visiou of Afi.s. Temple and all partook ice cream, cake ;md f r u i t . About forty guests were present, among whom wore Mrs. Jcstet and h t P i , Misses Morgan, Etta Jester, Messrs. Ross, Pusey and Dig- g.vns, of W i l m i n g t o n , Miss A i m strong, ot' Elkton, Mr. Chalcs Jacobs, of Philadelphia, Miss McAleese, of Ridgely. Henderson, Sudleisville, Marydel and Ridgely were represented. All left after spending a very ploasant e v e n i n g through the kindnossof Mi. and Mis. Temple. Mr. W. J. Boyer ih preparing to ovo his f a m i l y to Galena, where ho expects to teach. While wo all hato to give Mr. Boyer up, we wish h i m success 111 his new home and school. Mr. J. W. Gibson will take Mr. Boyer place a'« principal of oiu school. Mrs. Ruth Jester and daughter, and Miss Lida Morgan, of W i l - mington, Del., have returned to Ihoir home, after spending the week with Mrs. J. H. Emory. Tho Misses P l n m m e r , of Greens- borough, have been tho guests of Miss Nettie Scotlen d u r i n g tho past week. Mr. Charles Jacobs, ot Philadelphia, has been spending a few days with N. A. Dailey. Messrs. Ross, Puscy, aud Diggans, ot W i l m i n g t o n , spent Sunday with frionds iu town- Mr. M. A. Poor, wifo and daughter, of Philadelphia, arc visiting Mr. Titus Pippin. Mr. J. B. Johns and wife spent Monday with friends in town. Mr. Gurney Knotts has returned fiom Wilmington. Rev. J. R. Dill is visiting relatives iu t o \ u . IJouellts of the Unilron ils. Tho benefits which railroads bring to any community are so numerous that they caunot bo mentioned iu detail. Tho Suii gives some interesting facts iu this connection. Along tho eighty-eight uiilos of railroad of the Baltimore Chesapeake and Atlantic Railway, f i o m Claiborno to Ocean City, there have been started within tho past two "yearp fourteen .industries. Of this number ten are canuiug factories, two are mills and the others are a cioamory and a crate aud basket factory. ^7 The new establishments, with their location and tho names of the proprietors, are as follows: Powell Adkins, canning factory, Berlin; E. S. Adkins Co., mill, Pittsvillo; Petoy Manufacturing Company, crate and basket factory, Pittsvillo; W. H. Jackson, canning factory, ^Byrds. Rockawalkiu Canning Cora- pany, canning factory, Rockawalkin; Tomlinson Wilson, canning factory, Helirou; J. L. Nelson Co., canning factory, Hebron; Percy Phillips, canning factory, Vienna; Wm. Day Brother, mill, Vienna; Wright Brothers, canning factory, Elhodcsdulc; J. W. Carroll, canning Victory, Hurlock; Alexander Noble, canning factory, Linchestor; Dennis Carroll, canning factory, Preston; Walter Butler, creamery, St. Michaels. These industries give employ- nont to a considerable number of iievsous aud add much to tho wealth of tho sectiou in which they are located. Tho canning factories fako care of tho surplus products of tho n's and vegetables and fruits which are not sent to market iu tho '.aw state aro canned and shipped to Baltimore as the distributing centre io supply tho demand for this class of goods. Along tho Qncou Anne's Railroad already business has received great impetus, and 1he f u t u r e is f u l l of brig-lit possibilities. Enterprise and energy will accomplish much at this place and at other points. I'rofiton. Mr. Walter Todd, a clerk in tho Quartovmastor-Goucrnl's office, at Washington, has resigned and rc- t u i n e d to Prestou. He will continue as postmaster of the town. Mr. Everett Kelley has boon managing tho office iu his absence. Mr. Charles B. Harrison, of this place, was this week awarded a prix.e of thirty dollars by tho Baltimore American for tho nearest guess to its August circulation figures. Mr. Jesse F. Leager has opened a Hour aud feed store at Prestou. Mr. Vaughn Leager has charge. Deuuis Carroll's fruit-packing establishment was started on Monday. Miss Bertie Noble, of Prestou, has been visiting friends in Scaford. TliP Is'cw Kcoiiomlu Corn Harvester. All persons interested in tho rapid and economical h a n d l i n g of the corn crop should attend the exhibition and tost to bo giveu on the Doueese farm, whoio tho Raughley brothers loside, Monday afternoon, September 5th, at 3 o'clock p. m. Lister's Celebrated Harvest Queen Fertilizer, is the thing for wheat try it and bo convinced. Sold by J. H. Barrow, Preston. RECORDS OF THE COURT FOR AUGUST MnnyTr.iiihrurt.or.UiMl Hstate Recorded-- HiirrlnKO Licenses ISHued.' Real estate transfers wore record od by Clerk Hobbs and his deputies duimg the mouth of August as follows : Edward W. Laphani to J. Spencer Liiipham, oGO acres in tho First district, $15,000. Lotia J. Andrew and husband to Blaucho Thomas aud others, 1 acre in the Fifth district, $150. Risdeu Pluuiuior and wife to County School Commissioners, 1 acre in the Second district, nominal consideration. J. Frank Loduum and wifo to William V. Sharp, Fourtli district property, $240. Thomas R. Green, lato sheriff, to M. Eugenia Gadd, 03 acres in the Third district, nominal consideration. Dentou Cemetery Association to William II. Dcweese, trustee, lot in Deutou cemetery, $60. James C. Collins, attorney, to James B. Wright, Federalsburg town piopeity, nominal consideration. M. Eugenia Gadd and husband to James H. Nichols, 93 acres in the Third district, $400. T. Fred. Garey, trustee, to Daniel J. Zaeharias, 100 acres in the Second and Third districts, nominal consideration. Daniel J. Zaeharias aud wife to Thomas F. Garey, same property, ·1.S23. Clarence E. Nichols and wife to William T. Kelley, Jr., Preston town property, $500. James H. Morgan aud wife to Charles M. W. Walker, 53 acres in tho Fifth district, $170. Albeit L. Diggins to Orilla Hynson, 280 acres in the First district, $150. Thomas A. Smith and wife to Curtis M. Cannon, 70 acres in tho Seventh district, $4,000. Henry R. Lewis, trustee, to Joseph A. Jackson, 210 acres in the First district, nominal consideration. William Price and wife to Chris- tiauna Diflfendaffer, Ridgely town property, $200. Caroline Jefferson and others to Ella May Blanchard, 12| acres in the Fifth district, $150. Georgo W. White, executor, to Frances A. McCarter, 192 acres in tho Fifth district, n o m i n a l consideration. George W. White, executor, to Thomas Wliitby White, 146 acres in tho Fifth district, nominal consideration. James R. Manship to Willard T. Smith, 25 acres in tho Eighth dist r i c t , $200. James C. Collins, attorney, to Elizabeth E. Noble, Federalsburg town property, $680. Levin W. Williams and wife and Georgo M. Taylor aud wife, deed of partition of Fifth district property. Walter Sparkliu and William H. Deueese, trustees, to Annie E. Roe, Ridgely town property, nominal consideration. John M. Starkey to John A. Sigler, 122 acres in tho Seventh district, $500. Jiimes P. Covey, trustee, to Henry R. Lewis and Willard E. West, 26 acres in tho Fourth district, $1,201. Willard C. Todd and wife to Chas. E. Todd, Concord property, $1,800. William A. Bell to Andrew J. Hubbard, 201 acres in the First district, $30. Andrew J. Bell to Andrew J. Hubbard, 20£ acres in tho First district, $20. Henry R. Lewis and others to James P. Covey, 2C acres in the Fourth district, $1,000. William E. Dunuock and wife to Willaid E. West, Denton town property, $1,300. Robert J. Jump, trustee, to Chas F. Jarman, 92 acres in the Sccont district, nominal consideration. William R. Peters and wife aud others to Charles H. Hymau, 22 acres in the Eighth district, $150. Rachel T. Griffin to C. C. Wheeler and James W. Holt, 46} acres in the Sixth district, $560. Jacob Koons and wifo to Char lotto Brumbaugh, 103 acres iu thi Seventh district, $1,000. MARRIAGE LICENSES. Marriage licenses were issued to tho following couples during the month just closed : William Wesley Walls and Minnie Bennett. William H. Collins and Lulu Parker. Georgo L. Zott and Bertha L Pritchett. Harper Porter and Mary E. Foster Horace G. Brown aud Georgia Porter. Charles W. Todd and Katio Bigor Charles A. Richard and Lulie E Duval. Thomas Coster Rulott aud Mar} E. Smith. James E. Porter and Efflo Hem minor Mrs. Joseph Baynard aud daugh- er, Miss Sue, of Clayton, Del., ar- ivcd in Oxford on Friday night on , visit to "Wiufield," the residence 'f Mr. L. F. Lougfield. Mrs. Bay- nanl returned to Clayton Saturday noming but her daughter will make i longer stay. Miss Ida Wood, of Vlatthews, is a guest at the same ilaco.--Boston Star-Democrat. Treadmills aro becoming quite tho ad among the farmers of Kent. ?hey are used iu pumping water. Mr. Jesse Copper is breaking a bull o pump water for his stock and ox- jects to have a perfect "machine" n a short time. Other farmers use a horse--News. Rev. Aloycius Greene, of Greens- oro, Caroline couuty, was the guest f I. N. Hearne, Esq., several days his week. He preached in tho M. Church here morning and even- ng. He returning home Tuesday. --Snow HiK Messenger. Some of the farmers say the dove- hooters blaze away at everything hat hops up, including rabbits and jartridges, of which there is a large number.-- Ex. Respectfully referred o our game wardens. For the next two weeks Mr. R. M. Collins will make sweeping reduc- ions in prices at his cash store. He ffers great bargains m order to make room for fall goods. Read his dvertisement. Messrs. Fallowfleld Temple give notice in our advertising columns his morning that they will open a general store at Marydel on the Sth nst. Thoy will do a strictly cash business. From points all along the line bur hundred and fifty persons went on the excursion to Rehoboth Wednesday. About one hundred and ioventy were iiom Milton, Del. Mrs. Adeline Mason , aged sevan- ;y-six years, wifo of John Mason, ono of tho leading business men of Easton, died Monday at the Mason residence, on Dover street. Hundreds of farmer's use the BickEord Huffman drills. They are popular everywhere. Jonathan Evitts, agent, advertises them iu the JOTJRHAI. today. . Col. Francis H. Johnson, one of Talbot's well-known aud highly esteemed citizens, died ou Thursday of last week, at his home near Easton, aged G5 years. Don't forget that L. B. Towers,is still in the coal business and will sell the best grades of coal during :he coming fall and winter as cheap as any living man. *. Those people who Lave returned from vacation and settled down to work are able to appreciate fully the charms of a good rest.--Ex. Sani. Roe was committed to jail by Justice Smith, Ridgely, ou Thursday. Roe is charged with fighting aud resisting an officer. Henderson's new cannery was started- on Saturday. Isaac Robiii- son Co., of Baltimore, are the proprietors. The Morgan Beaston farm, near Chester town, has been sold to F. G. Usilton for $7,953. The open oyster season on tho Eastern Shore began Thursday. , HOW CAROLINE'RECEIVEDTTS'NAME. An IiiturcHtJiig- Old IIulldluK »t the SUte Cupltal. Admiral McNair, superintendent of the Naval Academy, Annapolis, has addressed a letter to Governor Lloyd Lowndes asking. for a history of tho building which is, now used as a library in tho 1 Naval Academy grounds, says an Annapolis dispatch to the Baltimore Sun. This building was once the residence of the proprietary Governors of tho State. It stands near the lower entrance to' the Naval Academy grounds. It is a dignified old brick structure, very solidly built. It was the Executive Mansion of the Governors of Mary- laud from 1753 to I860, and no G'ov- eiuor in America had a more charming home or more delightful surroundings. The last Executive to occupy the house was Governor Thomas Swann, in whose administration the present Executive Mansion was built, nearer to the State House, and completed in 1866 ;for the occupancy of Governor Oden Bowie. The new building cost $150,000. The old mansion was transferred to the general government, along with a considerable slice, of territory, to enlarge the Naval A«ad- cmy grounds, and the naval authorities havo very considerately pre- sfrved the main outlines of the noble pile for its historical associAtions, although additions wen made to it to meet present requirements' in using it for a library. It will be gratifying to the people of Maryland to know that there, is no intention to go further now thn may Je- necessary, and that allthe distinctive outlines of the building will be preserved after the extensive improvements in progress at the Naval Academy are completed. . i Sir Robert Eden was the. last Colonial Governor of Maryland to.- occupy tho .building. He lived* there from June, 1769, until June 26, 1776, when he departed for England, leaving the government of Maryland in the hands of the convention which framed the constitution of- that year. Governor Eden was less than! 30 years of age when he entered office, but it was perhaps due to- his discreet and prudent conduct, hit genial and kindly disposition and manners that the people of Maryland were the last of the colonists.- to declare indopendenee. He owed 'his appointment* to tho office of Governor of Maryland to his marriage to Caroline, daughter of Charles, fifth Lord Baltimore, and- sister of Frederick, the last of the proprietors^ It was after Mrs. Eden that Caroline county was named. 'Upon his: arrival at Annapolis with his young wife and two children Eden was suprised to find that city the centre of a refined and cultured society. Governor Lowndes has designated Mr.« Richard Dallam, Secretary, of State, to supply , Admiral HeNair with the information he desire* pertaining to'the history of the .bnild- Delaware State Fair, Doter. I For the benefit of persons visiting the Delaware State Fair, to bo held at Fairview Park, Dover, September 13, 14, 15 and 16, the Pennsylvania Railroad Company (Philadelphia, Wilmington aud Baltimore Railroad) will sell excursion tickets,' including admission, to tho grounds, from principal stations ou the Maryland Division and from all points on the Delaware Division and Brauches, at greatly reduced rates. Tickets will be sold from September 13 to 1C inclusive, good to return until September 17 inclusive. The Fair this year promises to exceed all former years in interest and attractions. Large premiums will be offered tho bicyclo, trotting, and running races, and the grand display of cereals and live stock will prove most interesting and instructive. HOKSE WANTED. -- Good,, 'gentle, family driving horse wanted ; one safe for lady and children 'to drive. Give age aud price. Address, -'" DENTOX JOUBXAL,' Denton, Md. * ( , , , f A CRITICAL TIME _ ,, 1 1 DurmgtheBattle of Santiago. _ ^ ^ SICK OR WEUV.fi RUSH NIGHT'AND'DAY; i Kf. Two September Holidays. Governor Lowud«s has issued a proclamation designatingSoptombor 5 as Labor Day. The Governor .will also issue a proclamation to tho_' citizens of Maryland to observe September 12, "Defenders' Day" as ' a State holiday. This day is a municipal holiday, 'but owing to tho fact that it will probably be observed this year in honoring the return, of the members of the Maryland Naval Militia and the soldiers of the State, the Governor has practically decided to make it a legal holiday by proclamation, and calling upon the citizens of Maryland to give thanks for the great victory of our arms over Spain -- Sun. FOB RENT--Two dwellings in East Deutou and a dwelling ou Main St., Prestou. Apply to . JOANNA Doctor Koblo'8 Appeal. Health Officer Noble has sent ou to all parts of the county a placarc with this stirring appeal: "The wa is over; the booming of cannon an the roar of musketry has ceased but the 'hidden refuse water barre aud defective drainage, along with foul odors from pigpens and decay- iug vegetable matter, are daily getting in their deadly work. Mothers are -weeping for their children aud will not bo comforted, because they are not. Will an enlightened public allow this to go on? Arouse from your lethargy and let this duty be the most important one, as the law of self-preservation stauds, time out of mind, as tho first law of nature. I will co-opeiato with the physcians in the county, and the public generally, in seeing that the law is carried out." Snppoaed to John C. Fountaine, an account of whose alleged misdeeds was ; published last woek, has not been /ap£ prehended by the Baltimore police. although a well-known business man of this county was "pinched" by one of Baltimore's detectives one day last week upon description. The statement that Fouutaino had beaten his . wife was incorrect, Mrs. Fountaine stating that he had always been kind to her. Many persons iu Queoiistown believe that'tho man's inind is affected..-- Cenlrevilk Observer. LOOK !--Don't fail to see Barrow's samples of wheat fcitilizer before buying. Tho largest and finest l i u o that has ever been in Preston, com-, prisiug 14 different brands, from the highest to the cheapest grades, at prices aud terms to suit the purchaser. Office, Maiu street, Proston, Md. ' rt · The U'ackers itt the-Battle ot 8 Cuba Were All Heroe«-Tbe(r '·forts Iu Getting AmmaMlUoa··«!Matinai to the front, S»v«l the Day. j.. . _ ., P. E. BUTLER, of pack-train ;No. 3, writing from Santiago! §^C UO * on July 23d|-says': "We ; aU-*had diarrhoea in : more or leftt violent form, and when we landed'we had no time to see a doctbr)'for it-was a case of rush and rush night and* day to keep the troops supplied-with ammiinition-and rations, bat thanks to Chamberia'uj/s'Coiie, Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy,we were, able to keep at work- and keep our health. In fact, I . sincerely believe that at one time this medicine-was the, indirect savior of ohr army, for if the packers had been unable to work there would have been no way of getting supplies to ',,the front. There were no roads that a wagon train could use. My comrade -and myself had the good fortuwto : lay in a supply of medicine 1 foroui.pack train before we left'Tampa, ^and I kuow in four oases" it absolutely saved life." The above letter was written to the' manufacturers of this medicine, tho Chamberlain Medicine Co., Des Moiues, Iowa. For sale",by W.,'B. Brown, Denton; R. 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