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TOWSON, Md.
Saturday, November 16,1907.
LONBNECKER BROS.. Editor* and Proprietor*
tI.SO per annum--tn advance. Foetagepre
paid, tfo subscription taken for
loss than six months.
arc. * P. AWD MARYLAND PHONES
LOCAL ITEMS.
SALES ADVERTISE!> IH “THE UNION.”
Tuesday, November 19. by John Arthur, Com
missioner in charge, on the premises, school
building and lot near Baldwin Station.
Tuesday, November 19, by John Arthur, on the
premises, the farm of the late Wm. Damp
man. on the road leading from Baldwin to
Fork, in the 11th district.
Tuesday, November 19, by Joseph B.Twining.on
his home farm. 2S miles from Fallston and
one mile from Upper X Roads, highly bred
dairy stock, horses, dairy out lit. etc.
Wednesday, November 20, by Albert Hofmeis
ter, on the Phila. road, opposite the Balti
more Brick Company's works, horses, mules,
cows, bogs, farm Implements, corn, hay, etc.
Friday. November 22, by Mrs. Laura J. Hoffman,
on her farm one mile west ot Tlmonium, N.
C. R. R.. lage collection of fine antique and
modern furniture, works of art, china, glass
and silverware, driving and work horses,
farm Implements and machinery, vehicles,
meat, potatoes, hay, etc.
Tuesday, November 26. by William Penrose, as
signee, etc., on the premises, lot and im
provements near Relay. B. A O. R. R.
Thursday, November 28, by John Lessner, near
Herring Run, Pbila. road, horses, mules,
dairy cattle, wagons, farm implements, bay,
corn, fodder, straw, etc.
Tuesday, Dccember3, by James Kelley,assignee,
etc., at the Court House door, a farm of 30
acres and improvements, near upper Falls,
lltb district.
Tuesday, December 10, by John J. Timanus, at
torney, etc., at the Court House door, farm
ing and mining property in the 2d district.
—► Christmas shopping has already com
menced in Baltimore.
—a Baltimore city is borrowing money just
now and paying 6 per cent, interest for it.
—a Not a good outlook for Thanksgiving:
Turkeys are selling in the North at 23 to 32 cts.
a pound.
—a Just think of it! You’ll be writing 1908
inside of two months and Christmas will be
here in a jiffy.
—alee formed in Baltimore county several
mornings this week and the frost made the
pumpkin white
—a The tax rate in Baltimore city for the
coming fiscal year will be 82 on the 8100 of
assessable property.
—a Deputy Game Warden Charles H. Whit
aker, of Towsou, has sent his resignation to
State Warden Denis.
—aTheTowson National Bank has declared
a semi-annual dividend of 5 per cent., clear of
State and county taxes.
—a Farmers of Adams county. Pa., have sold
this season over 8200,000 worth of apples. They
were mostly York Imperials.
—► Two foundling babies in Baltimore have
been named for Judge Crotbers, the Democratic
Governor-elect, who is a bachelor.
—aFresb pork has been selling in Towson
at 17 cts. a pound and fresh country sausage at
16 cts. The latter formerly sold at 12 cts.
—a The fall meeting of the Maryland Jockey
Club ended at Pimlico last Saturday. Upon
the whole it is said to have been successful.
—aThe month of February, 1908, will con
tain five Saturdays—something very unusual.
It is leap year and the month will have 29 days.
—a We experienced some snow flurries this
week and the weather man promised more of
“the beautiful,” but fortunately it did not
appear.
—a Three years in the penitentiary was what
“Alec” Wilson got in the Circuit Court here on
Tuesday for stealing a cow from Mrs. Annie
Reichert.
—a Too much rain for saving the corn crop.
That’s what the farmers say, but there is no
pood kicking. It will come around all right
in the end.
—a Some important sales of real and personal
property are being advertised in Thb Union
at this time. It will pay to scan these col
umns closely.
—a Members of the Green Spring Valley
Hunt Club went to Farmington, Harford coun
ty, on Wednesday and will spend ten days there
bunting the live fox.
—a Mr. H. G. Burnham, of Glen Morris, 4th
district, was seriously injured last Saturday by
being kicked in the face by a horse. Dr. T.
Rowe Price attended him.
—► A thief entered the house of Mr. Leopold
Zink, on the Warren road, near Cockeysville,
on Tuesday night and got away with some
• articles of clothing and 86 in cash.
—a About thirty persons have professed con
version at the protracted meeting that has been
in progress some time at Hunt’s M. E. Church.
Rev. H. W. Burgan is the pastor.
—aThe ladies of the Presbyterian Church at
Hamilton, Harford road, will hold a bazar and
oyster supper in Hamilton Hall, November
19th and 20th, for the benefit of the church.
—a A meeting of those interested in the im
provement of the Belair road from Putty Hill
to Kingsville will be held at Dengler’s Hotel,
Perry Hall, on Wednesday, November 20th, at
8 P. M.
—► Oysters are now doing good service in
bringing in dollars for church work and other
wortny objects. The oyster is not a pretty
bird, but as a money-earner he can’t easily be
beaten.
—aThe work of making out The Union’s
annual subscription bills is now in progress.
They will go out December 7tb and if you don’t
want to get one you know a sure way to pre
vent it.
—*Mr. Charles H. Diensbacb, of Towson,
ha* a pair of very pretty pointer puppies from
the kennels of Mr. Harry Rieman,of Dulany’s
Valley. They are highly bred and finely
marked.
—aThe membership of Towson Lodge of
Elks continues to grow, Messrs. Joseph T.
Padian and Jacob 8. Hook having been added
to the list at the meeting of the lodge on Tues
day night.
—awhile out guuning last Saturday Mr.
John Mays Little, member-elect to the House
of Delegates from this county, bad one of bis
feet painfully injured by tramping upon a
rusty nail.
—aThe Ladies' Aid Society of Wiseburg M.
E. Church will hold an oyster supper in Griffin’s
Hall, Wiseburg, on the evenings of November
21st, 22d and 23d, to which a general invitation
is extended.
—a Mr. Noah L. Bixler, a farmer and store
keeper at Cranberry Valley, Carroll county,
who died a few days ago at the age of 78 years,
was the father of Mrs. Mary Fowble, of Balti
more county.
—alt is a singular fact that Judge Crotbers
got more votes in Carroll county than Dr.
Hering did. And yet it is the Dr.’s own county
and he is thought to be a very strong man
among the people.
—a We know of at least one young man who
left Baltimore to engage in business in another
city who was brought back through the Old
Home Week celebration. He says he’s back
now for good and all.
—a At a meeting of the Towson Volunteer
Fire Company on Tuesday night it was decided
to equip the men with gum coats and helmets.
Some of the money made at the recent fair will
be used for the purpose.
—aThe Ladies’ Aid Society of Waugh M. E.
Church will hold its next meeting at the home
of the president, Mrs. Owen Burton, Tuesday
night, November 19th. A full attendance of
the members is requested.
—a According to the almanac we still have
about another month of autumn before us but
we've already had some days that came mighty
near being “winterish.” The first winter
month begins December 22d.
—a August Unbart, who made application
for a license to sell liquor at Jerusalem Mills,
in the 11th district, withdrew the same on
Thursday. A protest bad been entered against
the granting of a license in that place.
—a Lewis Selby, a bachelor, 70 years of age,
who lived with his brother, Mr. E. D. Selby,
in Reisterstown, committed suicide on Tues
day by cutting his throat with a knife. 11l
health is supposed to have been the cause.
—aThe appointments for Long Green Cir
cuit for Sunday, November 17th, will be as fol
lows : Communion service at Union, 11 a. m.;
preaching at Salem, 3 p. m.; revival services at
Fork, 7.45 p. m.; preaching by Rev. D. H.
Martin.
—aThe vote in Maryland for the long-term
U. 8. Seuatorship in the Democratic primary
on the sth instant was as follows: Smith, 48,-
131; Warfield, 30,200; Talbott, 16,214 Mr.
Talbott got some votes in every county in
the State.
—a At one voting precinct in Towson 65 bal
lots were thrown out for improper markings,
etc , out of a poll of 471 votes If the same
ratio of loss had been maintained throughout
the county it would have meant 3,120 defec
tive ballots.
—a Mr. William P. Cole. Clerk of the Circuit
Court, has received a letter from Mrs. W. L.
Sheets, of Burlington, lowa, seeking informa
tion about* her great grandfather, John Todd,
who, she says, was once a resident of Balti
more county.
—a People are rapidly getting their houses in
order for winter, but many have been held up
because it seemed simply impossible to get
anyone to repair their stoves. Ac. Mechanics
from Baltimore have been brought to help to
do this work.
a Miss Agnes G. Kane, of Texas, has re
signed as one of the teachers in the primary de
partment of Franklin High School, Reistere
town. Miss Grace Lisle, who has been assis
tant teacher atOwings’ Mills,has been appoint
ed her successor ...
Mr H. L. Grube is a wideawake business
man who bas great faith in The Union as an
advertising medium. He is a constant patron
of its columns, and if they didn’t bring him
good returns he’s too shrewd a man to spend his
cash in that way.
—► Some of the motorists that ran on West
! Joppa road, Towson, last Sunday afternoon
! were going at a rate of speed that would easily
| equal 35 miles an hour. And yet the speed
' limit in towns is 12 miles an hour. Might as
well have no law.
—► Articles of incorporation of the Wilhelm
Park Improvement Company were filed on
Wednesday in the County Clerk’s office. The
; i incorporators are Messrs. Charles H. Jonee,
Charles F. Keckner, John A. Mihn, D. J.
. Buckley and John Plate.
—► Mrs. Carrie Ing, of Roland Park, accused
her white cook, Bte!la Hedrick, with stealing
a silver spoon. Now Mrs Ing is called upon
to defend asuit for 810,000 damages for defama
tion of character. Mr. Allan P. Cleaveland is
attorney for the plaintiff.
—► The house of Mr. James L. Constantine,
e on Main street. Arlington, was damaged by
fire last Saturday afternoon to the extent of
about 8200. The good work of the Arlington
Chemical Engine Company and the Volunteer
Company saved the building.
■ —►County Treasurer Rogers, who is about
1 closing up bis term of office, has made his re
port for the month of October. He received
during the month from all sources 827.374.37,
and disbursed the sum of 881,601 08. Balance
on hand November Ist, 8219,334.33.
—► Thanksgiving day only one week from
’ next Thursday. The dinners served that day
will cost more than they have done for many
; years owing to the increased price of almost
everything for the table. But the people are
, living well even at the high cost of edibles.
—► Woodhome, the Councilman farm, near
> Pikesville, that was offered at public sale on
Thursday by Col. D. G. Mclntosh and Mr.
1 Edward N. Rich, trustees, was withdrawn,
the bids being thought to be insufficient.
Messrs. Pattison AGaban were the auctioneers.
—► Three men with three dogs tramped over
ten miles on Monday in the lower section of
the 11th district and did not see a single part
ridge They naturally concluded that birds
are scarce—especially in that section of the
county Rabbits were also few and far between.
—►Wednesday, December 4th, will be the
first anniversary of the Towson Improvement
Association, upon which date the annual meet
ing will be held in the Guild House at 8 p. m.
The association has done good work for the
town and it cannot be too highly commended.
—Mr. George G. Davis, receiving teller of
the National Mechanics’ Bank of Baltimore, is
erecting a pretty brick cottage on part of the
Turnbull estate, about a mile south of Towson,
and be will occupy it as soon as it is completed.
He is a son of Mr. Jas. M. Davis. ofGovanstown.
The Senior Gunpowder Agricultural Club
will meet Saturday, November 16tb, at the
farm of Mr. John Bond, in Western Run Val
ley, when “The Benefit of Barnyard Manure”
will be discussed. The readers will be Messrs.
John Crowther, James B. Ensor and Dr. J. E.
Orrison.
—► A demonstration of an electrical milking
machine will be given at the dairy farm of Mr.
Joseph Hoopes. at Bynum, Md. & Pa. Rail
road, on Saturday afternoon, November 16th,
and a party of newspaper men and others from
Baltimore will go up by the 1.20 train to
witness it.
—► The next meeting of the Baltimore Coun
ty Medical Association will be held in the
Guild House at Towson, on Tuesday. Novem
ber 26th, at 2 p. m. Dr. J. N. McCormack,
chairman of the Organization Committee of
the American Medical Association, will deliver
an address.
—Mr John Arthur will sell, on the prem
ises, on Tuesday next, for the heirs, the farm
of the late William Dampman, on the road
leading from Fork to Baldwin Station, in the
11th district. This is a very snug property of
29 acres and is worthy the special attention of
home seekers.
—► The new Board of County Commission
ers will assume the duties of the office on Tues
day, December 3d, when Messrs. Slade and
Yellott will retire and be succeeded by Mr. Wil
liam Byerly and Dr.C. L. Mattfeldt. Mr. N.
Bosley Merryman, the new County Treasurer,
will qualify December 2d.
—* Mr. Charles E. Fendall, of Towson, has
a garden that contains about three eights of an
acre of ground and his success as an "intensive
farmer” is noteworthy. He grew this year
fruits, vegetables, etc., to the value of 8553.84
at retail prices. Of this amount 8252.79 was
for strawberry plants sold.
The young people of the First Presbyte
rian Church, Arlington, have organized a Chris
tian Endeavor Society, with the following offi
cers : President, John Kratz ; vice-president,
C. Eddy; secretary, Miss Louise Sibol; treas
urer, Raymond Gosweiller; corresponding sec
retary. Miss Hattie Goetting.
—*Now the curious are wondering who will
get places in the Court House and other jobs
when the new county officials take charge.
There are a very large number of outside places
to dispose of and no doubt the list of applicants
for these will be a long one. As usual there
are certain to be many disappointments.
—On Friday night of last week Col. Wm.
S. Powell, of the Ellicott City Timet, delivered
a highly entertaining lecture before the pupils
and alumni of the State Normal School on his
trip around the world. Col. Powell, who was
accompanied on his long jaont by Mrs. Powell,
was formerly a resident of Mt. Washington.
—* Sheriff-elect Abram T. Streett wilT be the
first of the new county officers to enter upon
his duties. This he will do before the opening
of the December term of court, on the 2d of
that month. He has but two office appoint
ments—a clerk and a deputy. The running of
the jail bas been taken entirely ont of the bands
of the sheriff.
—► A tablet to the memory of Rev. George
C. Stokes, who was rector of the parish forty
three years, was unveiled in the Protestant
Episcopal Church of the Redeemer, Charles
street avenue, last Sunday morning. The ser
mon was preached by Rev. Dr. J. Houston
Eccleston, of Baltimore. Rev. M. H. Mill is
the present pastor of the church.
—•The contractors now say that the phviug
of the York road to the new city boundary
will be completed by the Ist of January next.
The paving on the east side of the road to that
point bas been finished. We doubt if there
ever before was a public work that has hung
fire like this has. That section of the road has
been practically closed to travel for many
months.
—* Arrangements are nearly complete for
the Howard County Poultry and Corn Show to
be held at Ellicott City, November 28th, 29th
and 30tb, day and night. A dog show and a
children’s menagerie will be features of an ex
hibition, which promises to be in all respects
successful. Tbe affair is held nnder the auspices
of the Business Men’s Associatiou of Ellicott
City, of which Col. Wm. 8. Powell is president.
—> A large bunch of sheep, intended for the
Notch Cliff Stock Farm of Mr. William Hopps,
in lower Long Green Valley, passed through
Towson a few days ago. The coming Legisla
ture should pass a stringent law to helpon this
important industry, which is always profitable
to farmers if they can protect their flocks from
tbe ravages of dogs. Put a heavy tax on the
canines and let the money thus raised go to the
farmer to reimburse him for any losses he may
sustain by having his sheep killed by dogs.
The B. & O. Railroad Connects With the
Md. & Pa.—Tbe Baltimore and Ohio Railroad
Company has completed arrangements for
building a connection with the Maryland and
Pennsylvania Railroad above North avenue.
The Maryland and Pennsylvania has a right to
use the Belt Line tunnel of the Baltimore and
Ohio and more than a year ago it arranged to
build a connection with the latter road. Sev
eral months ago the Maryland and Pennsyl
vania started to build an incline from its tracks
up to those of the Baltimore and Ohio, a short
distance north of North avenue. At this point
tbe Baltimore and Ohio tracks are considerably
above those of the Maryland and Pennsylvania
and the incline is rather long.
While the Maryland and Pennsylvania has
practically completed its portion of tbe work,
the Baltimore and Ohio had not arranged for
the connection until a few days ago. When
tbe tracks which will join the two roads has
been put down the Maryland and Pennsylvania
will be able to transfer freight originating on
its line for points on the Baltimore add Ohio
direct, without having first to send it over the
Pennsylvania Railroad, as at present, and vice
versa.
It is quite possible that the Maryland and
Pennsylvania will some time in the future
consider runfiing its passenger trains through
to Camden Station. The company’s terminal
iB now at North avenue and Oak street, but
under its charter it has a perfect right to use
the tunnel down to Camden. At present, how
ever, it is said the company has no intention
of availing itself of tbe franchise further than
to facilitate tbe movement of freight intended
for points on the Baltimore and Ohio.
Successful Field Trials.—The Maryland,
Virginia and District of Columbia Field Trials
Association held a meet at Laurel this week.
Among the successful contestants were dogs
belonging to Messrs. Joseph F. Hindes, Gra
son Gent and George P. Weir, all of Baltimore
county. Before the close of the meeting Mr.
Gent was elected president of the association
and Mr. Weir a member of the board of gov
ernors. A correspondent says:
"As is usual on a first day there were some
delays at the start, but these were relieved for
the diversion of the spectators by Mr. Grason
Gent, who bad shipped his trick saddle horse
here for bis use in following tbe trials. Mr.
Gent put the horse through all sorts of stunts.
Later in the day Mr. Gent attempted to make
his horse leap a stiff post and-rail fence. Tbe
trick horse took it and planted bis feet firmly
on landing. Mr. Gent continued his flight and
landed on his head several feet in front of the
horse Mr. Gent was not hurt, but greatly
chagrined, since he had earlier posed as a cow
boy rider to such appreciative spectators.”
Baltimore County Ballot a Curiosity.—
In a recent issue of the Daily Enterprise, pub
lished at Cheburne, Texas, we find tbe follow
ing:
“Marshall H. Wilson, who is a represents
i tive of the Census Department at Washington,
i and is here getting some data as to divorces,
bas presented District Clerk Hoffman with a
copy of tbe official ballot of Baltimore county,
Maryland. It is a very large document and
; could not be easily stuck in your vest pocket.
Mr. Wilson’s statement of the law regulating
- j the casting of this ballot would interest the
I Texas politician. The Terrell election law
i isn’t a circumstance. Mr. Hoffman has the
i ballot pasted up for exhibition aud all are in
vited to take a look at it.”
i Mr. Wilson’s home is in Towson and his
i brother, whois employed in The Union office,
I sent him the copy of the ballot above alluded to.
it Marble HUI, Bth District.—Our Democratic
a friends have much over which to rejoice in
y the way of pluralities or majorities, but surely
d they feel condemned over the fact of their con
s nection with a party that bas disfranchised so
many of our citizens as the multitude of re
a jected ballots show. Besides a large number
a of persons did not vote owing to tbe large and
b confusing ballot. At Cockeysville precinct
i, 171 persons failed to vote of the 660 registered,
. and 55 ballots were rejected. We do hope it
will be our privilege to again use a simple bal
] lot and every man say with one mark if he
; choose for a party’s nominees,
l We are opposed to an educational test be
- cause many persons who cannot read pay
s taxes and have opinions, hence why cannot
they gain knowledge from what persons tell
, them as those who are informed by reading
r what bas been published. There are many
f uneducated but industrious business men that
i can impart common sense to tbe boastful pro
r feasor or student. Our duty is to make the
world better and not degrade any class, but
t teach that the law must be obeyed, that life be
protected and made happy ; hence disfranchise
I none but encourage them to respect their
, birthright.
i There is general complaint over the corn
not having matured or hardened. There is
i much large corn and big yields are expected
and yet a great deal is soft from late planting.
Mr. E. E. Scott grew very large ears of corn
and may get 18 barrels per acre. Mr. W. H.
i Wight bas extra size corn and will get from
one field from 15 to 20 barrels. He has two
fields planted with different seed showing the
advantage in selecting the best producing corn.
Our fire department seems to be resting, I
am glad to report, as fires are not appreciated.
We do wish the County Commissioners would
give them all they ask in the way of equip
ment as the men are deserving from many
points of view. Men seek political favors and
are gratified at large salaries, but it is too often
tbe case that those who are willing to protect
life and property and risk life to save, are dis
couraged by lack of material to do a brave deed.
Tbe members are well known and organized
for noble purposes and care for what equip
ment they have and are ready to use it at a
moment’s call. Mr. George Jessop, and those
with him at the Richardson fire, sacrificed
time and business interests, but not for glory.
A wedding or two is anticipated as Cupid bas
been very industrious lately.
Pleasant Hill, 6tb District. —The present
mouth, thus far, bas been a very wet one, the
ground being thoroughly saturated and there
oueht to be no scarcity of water this winter.
Grain bas made very poor progress this fall
and tbe prospect for a good crop next year is
not very flattering. But we are commanded
in the morning to sow the seed and in the eve
ning not to withhold the hand for we know
not which shall prosper, or whether they both
shall be alike good.
Our farmers are in the height of corn-husk
ing. Some are waiting for the corn to dry,
thinking it not fit to be housed, but the fre
quent rains are preventing it from shaping up.
The crop seems to be a fairly good one.
Mr. J. Nelson Dailey sold his personal ef
fects last Saturday and will remove his family
to Mt. Washington, where they will reside in
tbe future. They will be much missed in the
community.
The Royston property, which was tenented
by Mr. Charles Parrish, has been purchased
by Mr. James H. Keeney and he will take
possession next spring. The price paid was
82.700.
It is reported that Mr. Thomas J. Freeland
has sold bis house and lot in this village to
Mr. Heise.
Tbe funeral of Mr. Joseph Cooper, of Wood
berry, took place last Sunday at 2 p. m , at
Middletown Cemetery. Mr. Cooper formerly
lived in this neighborhood but removed there
from nearly thirty years ago. He was a mem
ber of the Shield of Honor and was buried in
tbe rites of that order, Rev. Charles E. Fultz
delivering the funeral oration. He was 68
years of age and leaves a wife and a number
of children.
The Baptist Church at this place is under
going a thorough renovating and the congre
gation has purchased a fine bell, which will
be swung in tbe tower when it is completed.
There is nothing that speaks so forcibly for a
community as good church buildings and we
are frank to say, in this respect our people
are up to date, as the M. E. Church in the vil
lage is a credit to the congregation.
Judge Hoßhall seems a very happy man
since the election. His district paid him a
handsome compliment on election day, for
which he is grateful to bis many friends. B.
Randallstown, 2d District.—Tbe protrac
ted meeting that commenced at Mt. Olive M.
E. Church, November 7th, is still in progress
and is well attended. Revs. Wm. E. Curley
and J. Edward Snyder are pastors.
Dr. H. J. Hebb is again on tbe sick list, but
is better at this time.
The Christian Endeavor social which was to
have been held at thehomeof Mrs. Peter Wolf,
of Woodlawn, was postponed on account of
inclement weather.
Last Sunday night as Mr. Isaac Holbrook,
Jr., was returning home from Mt. Olive
Church, he bad a very unpleasant experience.
His horse became unmanagable and ran into a
buggy driven by a Mr. Coe, who was going in
the opposite direction. Both buggies were de
molished, but fortunately no one was badly
hurt, although Mr. Holbrook was thrown un
der bis buggy.
Mr. William Sudman was elected president
of Randallstown Christian Endeavor Society
last Sunday night.
Many farmers of this vicinity are very busy
husking corn and hauling hay and potatoes to
market. Tbe six week days are not long
enough for some to get their work done and
they violate tbe Sabbath by hauling in some
of their crops on that day.
The congregation of Randallstown Presby
terian Church is expecting a new minister next
Sunday night, and they hope to retain him
permanently. D.
Kingsville, 11th District.—Miss Katie
Doran, of Catonsville, was a guest the past
week of Miss Rose Gilbert.
Mr. Lehman L. Dil worth has been quite
sick at his home here.' He is improving under
the care of Dr. J. F. H. Gorsuch.
Miss Mary A. Bell and Master Edward Bell,
who bad been visiting relatives in Baltimore,
have returned to their home.
Mrs. Van Brant Rittenhouse has returned
from a visit to Prof, and Mrs. Guy E. Suavely,
of Meadville, Pa.
Miss George A. Hutton, of Baltimore, was a
guest of her sister, Mrs. L. L. Dilworth,' last
Saturday and Sunday.
The Ladies’ Aid Society of St. Paul’s Luth
eran Church, of Kingsville, will hold an oyster
supper in tbe Casino, at Upper Falls, on Sat
urday, November 16th. All cordially invited.
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Cardwell have re
moved to Baltimore for the winter.
Mr. Lawrence Cardwell, of Baltimore, is a
guest of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Card
well, of this district.
Mr. L. G. Quinlin entertained a few of his
gentlemen friends on Sunday last at his an
nual pig roast.
Mrs. Annie Perdue and Miss Nellie Perdue,
who bad been visiting Mrs. Frank M. Gor
such, have returned to their home on My
Lady’s Manor.
An effort was made to do away with the
postoffices in this neighborhood and establish
a rural free delivery route, but through the
efforts of some of our business men, who
wanted their mail twice a day and on holidays
and did not wish to wait for their letters until
3 o’clock in the afternoon, the movement was
defeated. E.
Jacksonville and Sunnybrook, 10th Dis
trict.—Tbe members of Bethany Lodge, I. O.
O. F.. of Glenarm, on Sunday morning last at
tended divine service at Chestnut Grove
Church, when the pastor, Rev. W. L. Schmal
horst, preached a special sermon. On account
of the very unfavorable weather the attend
ance was smaller than was expected.
Revival services are now in progress at Fair
view M. E. Church South, Sunnybrook, con
ducted by the pastor, Rev. H. L. Febrey, who
has preached some excellent sermons. It is
hoped much good may result from bis earnest
efforts.
Mibs Eva Nau lead the Christian Endeavor
meeting at Chestnut Grove Church last Sun
day evening. Those present were much pleased
with the service.
Hogs that have been fattening are rapidly
maturing for the butcher and many farmers
will slaughter fine ones that will largely make
provision for the winter. Pork is high at this
time and those who have any to sell are doing
well with it. This year, taken altogether, has
been an exceptionally good one for farmers.
The fine weather lately has been much ap
preciated by farmers and they are pushing
the work of saving their corn crop as rapidly
as possible. Some say the indications point to
a mild winter and it is hoped their predictions
may come true. M.
Dulany’a Valley, XOtb District. —The fu
neral of Mrs. Mullen, who died at her home in
this valley, took place at Waugh M. E. Church
last Sunday, the pastor, Rev. M. L. Beall, con
ducting the services. The pall-bearers were
Messrs. Adam Horn, Paul Bode, William Al
bright, John Pocock, Harry Pocock and Mr.
Pierce. Deceased is survived by her husband,
four sons and one daughter.
Patrons of tbe Dulany’s Valley public school,
and also the pupils, regret very much to lose
Miss Bertha Haile, the teacher, who bas filled
that position so long and so successfully. She
will be married next week to Mr. E. Rogers
Lee. Miss Kate Numbers, of Perry Hall, is
now in charge of tbe school.
Mr. and Mrs. Winfield Armstrong and
daughter, of Aberdeen, have gone to Califor
nia to spend the winter with Mrs. Armstrong ’
• sister, Mrs. P. L. Mason. P.
Run Down by an Automobile. —Mrs.
Seipp, wife of Prof. Warren S. Seipp, an in
, structor at the Polytechnic Institute in Balti
more, was knocked down by an automobile
i while she was waiting for a car at the north
west corner of North and Greenmountavenues
on Friday night of last week. Mrs. Seipp was
rendered unconscious and was carried into
; Fox’s drug store, close by. She was later re
) moved to her home, 1914 Garrett avenue, in an
automobile. The physician who attended her
s said that Mrs. Seipp was suffering from severe
- | bruises of the head and body. The identity
| of the owner of the automobile that knocked
i ! her down could not be ascertained. Mrs. Seipp
, ' is a daughter of Mr. Lewis W. Held, a well
. ' known Towson business man.
J Monkton, N. O. R. R.— Mrs. Matilda A.
i Bayne, sister of Mrs. George E. Shelley and a
r former resident of Baltimore county, died at
herhomein Baltimore, on Saturday last. Mrs.
Shelley had been in the city several weeks
during her sister’s illness.
Mr. Wm. D. Curry is putting up a rough
l shelter for his stock and in the spring he will
: doubtless rebuild his barn, which will practi
cally mean doing over the work of twenty
years’ wise endeavor and planning, but such is
the impotency of men in the face of devasta
i tion by any of the uncontrolable elements, like
fire or wind, that it cannot be helped. And
yet men think in their puny strength that
they are a wonderful power. When Sbakes
, peare compared the world Jo a stage and
the men and women who inhabit it to be
actors and actresses in the world’s drama, be
struck the keynote of human endeavor. Some
of ns play our parts well; others indifferently.
The truly great players will occupy a nich In
history’s calendar,' while the little spoken or
actors and actresses will slide off the stage of
life and be forgotten in a few years. Such is
life.
The third quarterly meeting of Monkton
Circuit convened at Clynmalira Church last
Saturday. Rev. Edward Hayes, a former
pastor, occupied the pulpit at 11 a. m. on Sat
urday and preached an interesting sermon.
He said he attended his first quarterly meet
ing, as a minister, at Clynmalira nineteen
years ago and tested what delicious luncheons
are provided on those occasions by the good
Methodist sisters. Needless to say Clynmalira
kept up its reputation of yore by providing a
bountiful lunch for all present and the hostesses
received a rising vote of thanks from the con
ference in appreciation of their efforts.
Rev. Dr. McDowell, who has been abroad,
was expected to touch American soil again on
Saturday and preach on Sunday, but the in
clement weather of that morning prevented.
Revival services are in progress this week, in
charge of Revs. Solomon German and Wm. H.
Fox.
Mrs. Edwin L. Pearce, of the Manor, who
had been quite ill the past two weeks, is now
improving.
Mr. William Hutchins, who has been in
failing health for some time, continues very
weak.
The oyster supper on Thursday and Friday
evenings of this week attracted a large crowd
and the committee in charge wore smiling
faces of welcome to all comers.
An entertainment will be given at the Guild
Hall, on Tuesday evening. November 19th, by
local talent. Admission 10 cents. An inter
esting program is being prepared.
Mrs. A. R. Hitchcock, whospenta few days
last week with relatives and friends at Fawn
Grove, Pa., has returned to her home on the
Manor. H.
Work of the Orphans’ Court. —In the Bal
timore County Orphans’ Court this week let
ters were granted on the following estates:
On the personal estate of James Cooper to
Clara E. Cooper, administratrix.
On the personal estate of Terence P. and
Catherine Doyle-to Henry H. Hubner, ad
ministrator.
On the personal estate of Caroline W. Schaf
fer to George H. Clarke and Dr. G. A. Long,
executors.
On the personal estate of William L. Leight
to Thomas W. Leight, executor.
On the personal estate of Harriet Calwell to
James S. Calwell and Harry M. Benzinger,
executors.
The will of William L. Leight, late of the
10th district, was probated on Tuesday. His
farm of 41J acres, near Wesley Chapel, he gives
to bis son. Thomas W. Leight, and also the
residue of bis estate, after deducting cash lega
cies of 81 each to another son, William P.
Leight, and four grandchildren—Edith May,
Ollie Pearl, George Elmer and Jennie Leight.
One hundred dollars is given to the testator’s
daughter, Mrs. Ella May Turner.
The will of Caroline W. Bcbaffer was pro
bated the same day. It directs that her real
estate be sold and proceeds distributed to her
niece in Germany. Her first name is given as
Christina, the last name being omitted. A
blank space in tbe will shows that it was in
tended to be filled in but was overlooked. Her
executors, Mr. George H. Clarkeand Dr. Geary
A. Long, of Hamilton, were excused from giv
ing bond. Mr. Clarke is given a davton wagon
and Dr. Long her carriages and harness.
The will of Mrs. Harriett Calwell was pro
bated on Wednesday. After disposing of her
furniture aDd wearing apparel equally to her
three daughters, Harriet T. and Kate M. Cal
well and Mrs. Fannie Lambert, and provid
ing 8100 each for the care of her burial lots in
Greenmount and Loudon Park cemeteries, in
tbe codicil Mrs. Calwell directs that the residue
of her estate be divided into three equal parts
and given to her three children, Kate M. Cal
well, James S. Calwell and Mrs. Fannie Lam
bert absolutely. The codicil to tbe will also
makes the following bequests: 8500 to the
testatrix’s niece, Florence Calwell; 8300 to
Ann Maria Cassidy, a servant, and 8100 to
James Cassidy, a servant.
Coming Nuptial Events.—lnvitations have
been issued for the marriage of Miss Lillian
Eleanor Todd, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Wil
liam H. Todd, to Mr. Edward Allen Schmidt.
The wedding will take place Tuesday, Novem
ber 26tb, at 5.30 p. m., at the Catholic Church
of the Immaculate, Towson. Mrs. William
Grove Lawyer will be matron of honor, and
Miss Laura T. Bosley and Miss May Frances
Todd, sister of the bride, will be bridesmaids.
Mr. Philip D. Schmidt, brother of the groom,
will be best man. The ushers will be Messrs.
William Grove Lawyer, Frank M. Hoen, H.
Courtenay Jenifer and G. Ray Hyde.
Mr. Herbert Jerome Parker, of Baltimore,
bas sent out invitations for the marriage ofhis
daughter, Miss Marie Randolph Parker, to Mr.
Frank Snowden Ehlen, of Oakleigb, near Tow
son, on Monday, November 25th, at 6 o’clock,
at the home of the bride, 404 Cathedral street.
Mr. and Mrs. George M. Haile, of Fork, have
issued invitations for tbe marriage of their
daughter, Miss Bertha Foard Haile, to Mr.
Elmer Rogers Lee. Tbe wedding is to take place
at 8 p. m. Wednesday, November 20th, at Fork
Methodist Episcopal Church. The prospective
bride has been teaching tbe public school in
Dulany’s Valley for some time. Mr. Lee is a
son of Mr. Alfred G. Lee.
Miss Agnes Gertrude Kane, one of the teach
ers in Franklin High School, Reisterstown,
will be married November 20th to Mr. H. F.
Schaeffer, of Baltimore. Tbe wedding will
take place at the home of tbe bride’s parents
at Texas, Baltimore county.
Invitations have been issued by Mr. and Mrs.
James A. Smith of Green Spring Valley, for
the marriage of their daughter, Ethel Mary
Smith, to Mr. George Howard Coale. The
wedding will take place Wednesday evening,
November 20tb, at Hunt’s M. E. Church, Sher
wood. The prospective groom, who is engaged
in business in Baltimore, is the oldest son of
Mr. George B. Coale, of Towson.
Major and Mrs. John I. Yellott, of Towson,
announce the engagement of their daughter,
Mary Traill, to Mr. Frank Hardesty Worth
ington. The marriage, which will be a home
affair, will take place within the next few
weeks, and Mr. Worthington will at once start
for Korea, where he has accepted a position
with the Oriental Consolidated Mining Com
pany.
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas L. Parrish, of White
Hall, have sent out invitations to the mar
riage of their only daughter, Miss Margaret
Elizabeth Parrish, to Mr. Millard Alan Black,
son of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel W. Black. Tbe
wedding will take place at 12.30 p. m. on
Thanksgiving Day at Vernon Church.
Serious Gunning: Accidents. —Capt.Durm,
of the Mt. Winans Fire Company, met with a
serious accident a few days ago while gunning
with several friends at Cherry Hill, near
Westport. His dog chased a rabbit and Capt.
Durm fired one barrel, killing the rabbit. He
started in the direction of his game when the
gun exploded in his hand, shattering it terri
bly. The thumb and a large portion of the
first two fingers were blown completely off,
and he was bleeding profusely when his friends
hurried for surgical assistance. Dr. Glann, of
Mount Winans, was notified and dressed Mr.
Durm’s wounds, after which he was removed
to the Franklin Square Hospital.
William Rawlings, aged 15 years, of Pikes
ville, accidentally shot himself through his
left hand and in his groin while returning
from a hunting trip on Monday afternoon.
He was taken to the Maryland General Hos
pital, where an operation was performed. No
perforation of the intestines or internal hemor
rhages were found, and it is thought that he
has a fair chance for recovery.
Chestnuts and Potatoes as Food. —
Chestnuts are a food very similar to potatoes
in value, although on the side of nutrition the
advantage is with the nut. The latter has but
53 per cent, water, while water in the potato
is found to the extent of 75 per cent. We are
just beginning to learn generally in this coun
try that the chestnut may be cooked exactly
as the potato is cooked, and that it is palata
ble either boiled, baked or roasted. All very
good and true. But if the chestnut formed
any part of the staple food of Baltimore county
we would all go hungry, as the crop is small,
the nut is small, with the worm the biggest
part thereof and very much in evidence. But
all the same the cultivation of the chestnut
should go on, especially in lands that will
raise nothing else.
Must Pay Alimony.—The Baltimore Sun
of Tuesdav said: “An order wps signed yes
terday by Judge Gorier, in Circuit Court No. 2,
allowing Mrs. Mary Margaret Moyer 827.50 a
week alimony in her suit for seperate mainte
ance against her husband, Dr. Frank G. Moyer.
Dr. Moyer is allowed by the decree to see his
children four times*a week in Mrs. Moyer’s
apartments in the Mount Royal Apartments
House. Mrs. Moyer stated in her bill of com
plaint that she and Dr. Moyer were married
June 30, 1896, and he left her May 1 of this
year.”
Dr. Moyer and his wife's brother. Mr. Harry
Cox, are" tbe men who purchased the Locust
Vale Stock Farm, near Towson, from Mr. E.
E McCleary. They gave up the business some
i time ago.
Sale of Mortgaged Premises.—James L.
Norwood, auctioneer, sold at the Court House
' door on Tuesday, for Mr. Elmer R. Haile, at
i torney and assignee of a mortgage from Davis
to Doehler, a farm of 63f acres of land, located
1 on Sunshine avenue, near Fork ; purchased by
> Mr. George Doehler for 83,000. The place is
1 improved by a frame dwelling, barn and the
necessary outbuildings.
The Relationship of Landlord and Ten
ant. —.This was the principal subject dis
cussed at the last meetiDg of the Junior Gun
powder Agricultural Club. We append the
views of some of those present:
Mj. Joshua G. Bosley said: “The system in
England is to make the most out of every acre
of land and rents there are high, with long
term leases. The trouble here is the renter
wants too much land, which is a detriment to
Bin* and the landlord, the result being more
work and lighter crops per acre. It will pay
oveiy renter to do good farming. He should
receive compensation for bis labor, but should
be Under obligation to do good work. He
sbosld consider the interest of the landlord,
who ig expected to return consideration. Tbe
one who pays the taxes is supposed to keep up
tbe improvements. Tbe share rent is tbe most
equitable plan. Whatever is the system of rent
there should be a specific agreement and a com
pliance to make results satisfactory. Three
dollars per acre as a money rent would be rea
sonable, and yet large farms have rented for
much less. Six hundred acres in one place has
been rented for SBOO. In some places the one
third of crops goes to the renter, but here usu
ally the hair is given.”
Mr. Harry A Matthews said : "As to money
rent there is much property that will not bring
$3 PW acre by that system. The share system
ia better.”
Mr. Laban Sparks said: “The relation of
landlord and tenant is very near, but ofttimes
not very dear. The better plan is tbe share
system. It depends on the fertility of tbe land
to decide what to do. We cannot place a mar
ket value on land so as to base a money rent
per icre. The tax assessment is reckoned as
the value of land, and yet much is assessed at
double the price it would bring. The landlord
and tenant should co-operate to the satisfaction
of eicb, and the more intelligent should give
directions. The landlord, if a farmer, should
have some say as to the rotation of crops for
the improvement of tbe farm.”
Mr, E. E. Scott said: “I agree with Mr.
Sparks that the relation between the landlord
and the tenant is so close that one is dependent
on the other. I have seen tbe share system of
rent with poor farming ; besides there is too
muck moving on tbe part of the tenant. He
will aim to better himself, sometimes leaving
a fattn with less fertility. The money rent is
ratbsr better, as the renter will endeavor to
mata better crops. Where the farmer carries
oh dairying the money plan ia better. Much
depends on what the renter wants to do. A
man wanted a tenant and only had two in
ferior applicants.” ,
Mr. b. S. Pearce said: “I think the half
crop shire system is more satisfactory, as it is
more nearly a partnership. The right man
for a tenant will get the advantage, because his
object wilt be to succeed and farm for tbe best
crops, thus benefiting bis landlord, who be
comes more ikterestea in the well being of tbe
tenant. Too ivany tenants work to get all
they possibly on, without regard to future
improvement ofUiefarm.”
Mr. Upton H. Tarbert said: “If I had a
farm to rent I woeld want the tenant to be
most industrious and careful. I think there
should be mutual interests, then when im
provements are made each will be benefited
and appreciative.”
Mr. T.P. W. France said : “The relationship
between landlord and tenant should be as mu
tual as possible; they will understand each
other better in all that is to be done. The land
lord should furnish supplies for crops and im
provements to encourage the tenant. The
earning power of some tenants is better than
others, and some persons can make money
out of farming and add improvements at tbe
same time."
Mr. C. D. Price said: "1 think favorably
of the money rent plan and the average price
per acre, $3 to $4. I would chance the money
rent plan and the dairy business would help to
meet it. In improvements like liming the
landlord pays forthe limeand tenant hauls it."
Mr. George B. Shelley said: "What is the
landlord’s interest is the tenant’s. The former
should not be too exacting. As to satisfaction
being given much depends on the farm and its
fertility to produce the best results. The ten
ant who finds his own labor should get more
than a third of the crops or receipts.”
Mr. W. D. Curry said : "The share system
of rent, with a capable tenant and favorable
circumstances, would be an advantage to the
landlord as well as a benefit to the tenant. I
know of one or more tenants that were so suc
cessful that they soon got to be landowners ”
Mr. T. Melville Pearce said: "I think the
share system of rent is the better way and a
majority seem to do it. It is not so easy to pay
a rent. Reference to was a tenant who receives
one-third of tbe receipts of the farm and dairy
for the labor of the property, tbe landlord finds
stock, fertilizers, and seeds. The tenant finds
all the labor.”
Mr. T. V. Richardson thought the one-third
in this case was better than the half crop sys
tem, when tbe tenants find stock, &c.
Meeting of the School Board.—The School
Board met at Towson on Wednesday, with the
president, Mr. Thomas B. Todd, in the chair,
and Mr. A. S. Cook, secretary.
Miss M. Jane Alford was appointed vice
principal of Towson High School to fill the
vacancy made by the appointment of Miss E.
Anna Harrison to a teacbership in the West
ern Female High School, Baltimore. Miss Al
ford is at present vice-principal of Franklin
High School.
Miss Lillian Reese was appointed assistant
teacher at the Mount Winans School. Miss
Maude C. Alrich at Relay and Miss Lillian
Smith at Lansdowne.
Mr. C. E. Bailey was appointed trustee at
Uohester School and Mr. James McComas trus
tee of the Oak Hill School.
The schools will close Thursday and Friday,
November 28th and 29th,for the Thanksgiving
holiday and from December 24th to January
6tb, for the Christmas holiday.
A delegation from the Wilhelm Park Im
provement Association appeared before the
Board and asked for a new school building.
Tbe subject was referred to Commissioner Rice
and Superintendent Cook to investigate and
report.
It was decided to give $75 per quarter for the
transportation of pupils to Chase School.
Commissioner Rice and Secretary Cook were
authorized to procure a room in Baltimore for
all teachers’ meetings.
The Board will contribute $lO toward the
expenses of an instructor for the High School
Teachers’ Association meeting to be held in
Baltimore December sth and 6tb, and it was
ordered that only the high school departments
of the schools be dismissed for this meeting.
Tbe school buildings and grounds at Black
Rock, Western Run and Corbett will be offered
at public sale, on account of consolidation.
The teachers’ salaries were ordered paid for
tbe last half of the fall term and checks will be
sent out next week.
May Get Together on Water Question.
—Mayor Mahool, of Baltimore city, has sent a
letter to Water Engineer Quick instructing him
to invite the members of the Water Board, the
County Commissioners of Baltimore county
and through tbe latter anyone representing the
county’s interests in any locality, to meet at
tbe Mayor’s reception room some day shortly
so that the proposed water loan may be dis
cussed.
The idea of calling the meetingofrepresenta
tives of the county is to obviate opposition to
tbe water loan act when it is presented at tbe
Legislature. Last session tbe county people
practically defeated the measure because, they
contended, the city was not acting equitably.
It is for the purpose of adjusting tbeir claims
as well as the city’s that the meeting has beeu
called.
Besides the Mayor and the two boards. Con
gressman Talbott, City Solicitor Bruce and
probably State Senator Biddison and several
members of the Legislature, including ex-
Speaker Carville D, Benson, will probably at
tend. Both sides are confident that an amica
ble settlement can be had.
For the Corn-Breeders.—The Maryland
Seed-Corn Breeders’ Association will hold its
annual meeting and show in the Fifth Regi
ment Armory, in Baltimore, December 3d and
4th. Through tbe association the Chamber of
Commerce has offered prizes, to the amount of
$l5O, for the best samples of white and yellow
corn, and a like amount for tbe best samples
of wheat. A Beed firm has offered a beautiful
silver loving cup as a sweepstakes prize for the
best sample of corn at the show, and other
firms have been equally generous. Mr. V. M.
Sboesmith, the agronomist of the Maryland
Agricultural College, has the complete premi
um list and is supplying all the necessary in
formation for exhibitors.
Educational exhibits will be made by the
Maryland Experiment Station and others. No
entrance fees will be required.
An Improvement Association Elects.—
The Morrell Park Improvement Association
met Thursday night of last week in the Sunday
school rooms of Sexton M. E. Church. Tbe
association has done commendable work since
its organization and reports of tbe standing
committees submitted at the meeting showed
progress along their respective lines. The fol
lowing officers were elected for the ensuing
term : President, Dr. George 8. M. Kieffer;
first vice president, E. C. T. Michaels; second
vice president, John Durand: secretary, E. J.
Mann; assistant secretary, Howard Duckett;
treasurer, Otto Wurzberger.
Canton Company Sells Large Tract.—
Negotiations for tbe purchase of nearly 20 acres
of land from the Canton Company for an ad
dition to Patterson Park have been closed by the
Baltimore Park Board for a consideration of
$135,000. The transaction had been pending
for several months. The tract, which em
braces about 12 citv blocks, adjoins Patterson
Park on the east. It extends from Patuxent
street to Canton street, and from Eastern ave
nue to a point just south of Pratt street. A
small strip of the property extends through to
Lombard street and will provide an entrance
to the new section of the park from that street.
Got Verdict for s2,ooo.—John Best Mil
ler, of Parkton, Baltimore county, on Monday
obtained a verdict for $2,000 against tbe United
Railways and Electric Company in the Court
of Common Pleas of Baltimore for injuries sus
tained by him and damage to his team when
his wagon was struck by an electric car on the
York road, near Wyanoke avenue. The acci
dent occurred November 3,1905. Mr. Millers
jaw was broken. Tbe suit was instituted at
Towson, but was removed to Baltimore for
trial. Messrs Stanley A. Foutz, W. Harry
Holmes and George A. Bolter were Mr. Miller s
attorneys.
FALL NUPTIAL EVENTS.
Purhell— Ingram.— A largely attended wed
ding took place at 6 30 o’clock on Thursday
evening at Ingram Hall, the residence of Mr.
and Mrs. James E. Ingam, Sr., Park Heights
avenue, near Pikeeville.wben Miss Mary D.ln
gram was married to Mr. Lyttleton B. Purnell,
son of Mrs. L. B. Purnell, of Woodlawn. The
ceremony was performed in the large ball un
der an arch of white chrysanthemums, sur
rounded by an altar of winter foliage and
banked with evergreens. Rev. Dr. Wilbur F.
Sheridan, pastor of Mount Vernon Place M. E.
Church, officiated. The bride entered with her
father, by whom she was given away, as tbe
march from “Lohengrin” was played. She
was handsomely attired in a princess gown of
white ivory satin trimmed in old rose point
lace and wore a tulle veil caught with orange
blossoms and carried a shower bouquet of lilies
of the valley and whiteorchids. The bride and
groom were met at tbe entrance of the hall by
tbe six ushers—Messrs. Alvin O’Brien. John
Dewitt aud W. 8. Preston, all of New York;
Mr. Andrew Hazelhurst, of Evanston, 111.; Mr.
Charles Ingram, brother of tbe bride, and E.
M. Cromwell, who preceded them to the altar.
Following the bride and groom came the maid
of honor, Miss Florence Ingram, the bride’s
sister, and the bridesmaids, Miss Adelaide
Gould, of New York; Miss Cornelia Arnsby,
of Evanston. 111.; Miss Virginia Gooch, of
Covington, Ky.; Miss V. Shuttuck, of Wis
consin ; Miss Laurene Porter, of Denver, Col.,
and Miss Elizabeth Rouse, of Baltimore. A
reception followed and during the later even
ing music was lurnisbed by a stringed orches
tra. After the reception Mr. and Mrs. Pur
nell, who were the recipients of numerous
presents in silver, cut glass, china, bric-a-brac
and furniture, left on a Northern weddingtour.
Wt l sy—McComas.—-Bethel Presbyterian
Church was crowded Thursday evening with
friends and relatives of Miss Mary Edith Mc-
Comas and Mr. Charles Lewis Wiley, of White
Hall, to witness their wedding. Miss Mc-
Comas, who is a daughter of Mrs. Rebecca Mc-
Comas and the late Joshua McComas, was for
merly a resident of White Hall, but for the
past six years has been living with her mother
in Quincy, 111., and a few months ago came
East on a visit. The ceremony took place at
6 p. if., and was perfomed bv Rev. William
Albert Price, a former pastor of Bethel Church,
who was assisted by Rev. 8. M. Engie. The
bride and groom, preceded by the four ushers,
bridesmaid, groomsman and maid of honor,
entered the church to the strains of the wed
ding march from “Lohengrin." The bride
wore a gown of white Swiss, en train, trimmed
with white satin ribbon, with yoke of net, and
her tulle veil was caught with rosebuds. She
carried a shower bouquet of Bride roses. Miss
Grace Leona Nelson, the bridesmaid, and Miss
Mary Ruth Kirkwood, maid of honor, wore
gowns of white French lawn, with pink satin
sashes, and carried La France roses. The ush
ers were Messrs. Samuel Streett, Rush Ander
son, J. Luckev Kirkwood and Howard W.
Luckey. Mr. William M. McComas, of Quin
cy, 111., a brother of the bride, was grooms
man . Before the wedding a dinner was served
to the bridal party and friends at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Kirkwood, of White
Hall.
Marshall—Schwaktz.— A pretty wedding
took place Tuesday evening at 8 o’clock at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Robert D. Marshall, of
Arlington, when Miss Fannie Elizabeth
Schwartz, daughter of Mr. Chas. L. Schwartz,
of Gwynnbrook, was married to Mr. Percy L.
Marshall. Rev. James Paul Wright, pastorof
McKendree M. E. Churoh, performed tbecere
mony under an arch of evergreens in the par
lor. Miss Eva Marshall, sister of tbe groom,
was maid of honor, and Mr. Arthur Bowman,
of New Freedom, Pa., was best man. The
bride wore a gown of white taffeta, trimmed
in lace, and carried a shower bouquet of white
chrysanthemums. An elaborate reception fol
lowed. Mrs. Mariah Berryman, a relative of
the groom, who has passed her 98th birthday,
extended her congratulations to the couple.
Jones—Kunsman.— Mr. E. Tyson Jones, of
Woodbrook, and Miss Edna Kunsman, daugh
ter of Mrs. Sallie R. Kunsman, of Baltimore,
were quietly married Tuesday rooming at 11
o’clock at the home of tbe bride. The cere
mony was performed by Rev. Frank MacDon
ald, pastor of tbe Immanuel Baptist Chapel.
The bride wore a brown chiffon broadcloth
traveling suit. After a luncheon at noon the
bride and groom left for a tour North. Tbe
bouse was beautifully decorated with chrysan
themums and ferns, and the bride carried a
bouquet of chrysanthemums.
Hope—Tubneb,— Mr. Nicholas H. Hope,
principal of Gardenville public school, and
Miss Elizabeth Turner, or My Lady’s Manor,
were quietly married last Saturday afternoon
at St. James’ Protestant Episcopal Church by
the rector, Rev. Bydney A. Potter. The bride
is the daughter of Capt. Caulder Turner. Only
members of the two families and a few inti
mate friends witnessed the ceremony.
THE DEATH RECORD.
Carter.—Mr. Thomas Gatch Carter, whose
serious illness was noted in The Union last
week, died at his home in Govanstown, on
Tuesday, aged 55 years. He is survived by a
widow and one daughter, and also by a brother
—Mr. Harry Carter, of Gardenville. He was a
son of the late John T. Carter, of the 14th dis
trict. Mr. Carter was at one time active in
Democratic politics. He had served as a jus
tice of tbe peace, a member of the House of
Delegates and as marshal of the county police.
For a number of years he had been engaged in
the insurance business. The funeral took
place at Taylor’s M. E. Church South, Hillen
road, on Thursday afternoon, Rev. C. M.
Hesser conducting the services, assisted by
several other ministers. Tbe interment was
in the cemetery adjoining the church. The
gall-bearers were Major Thomas B, Gatch,
enator John S. Biddison, Isaac H. Moss,
Howard Norris, John E. Swift and John
Coughlar.
Dunn.—Mr. Michael Dunn, 78 years old,
died on Tuesday at his home, in Long Green
Valley, of grip. He was one of the oldest resi
dents of that section, having lived there over
50 years. His wife died three years ago, a
short time after the couple had celebrated their
golden wedding. Mr. Dunn is survived by
three children—Rev. J. E. Dunn, pastor of St.
Mark’s Church, Catonsville; Mr. Joseph C.
Dunn and Miss Mary A. Dunn—and two grand
children. The funeral took place Friday
morning from St. John’s Chorch, Long Green
Valley. Interment in Bonnie Brae Cemetery.
Murphy.—Mr. Thomas Murphy, aged 68
years, a respected resident of Mount Washing
ton, died Wednesday morning at his home,
near the Falls road, of cancer. He was born
in County Wexford, Ireland, and came to thie
country forty vears ago. He is survived by a
widow, four sons (Mr. Patrick Murphy, of
New York; Mr. Peter Murphy, of Wilkes-
Barre, Pa.; Mr. John Murphy, of Baltimore,
and Mr. Lawrence Murphy, of Mount Wash
ington), and four daughters—Mrs. Frank
Shipley, of Towson; Mrs. Joseph Bacon, of
Baltimore; Mrs. John Kehoe, of Mount
Washington and Miss Katherine Murphy.
Standiford.—Mrs. Sarah A. Standiford,
widow of Judge James A. Standiford, of New
Market, Baltimore county, died on Sundav
last at the residence of her son-in-law, Dr. M.
H. Barton, 3310 East Baltimore street, Balti
more. Deceased was a daughter of the late
Joshua and Susannah Frederick Low, of York
county. She was married to Judge Standiford
during Christmas week of 1836, at New Market.
She is survived by one son and two daughters
—Dr. Irving Standiford, Mrs. Matthew H.
Barton and Mrs. C. C. Prall—all of whom re
side in Baltimore. The interment took place
at Shrewsbury on Wednesday morning.
Dugan.—Mrs. Ellen A. Dugan, one of the
oldest residents of Govanstown, died on Thurs
day morning after a short illness. She had
been complaining for some time, but was con
fined to her bed only since Monday. She was
born in Ireland, but came to this country 50
years ago. She was 70 years of age and lived
at Govanstown 45 years. Her husband, the
late James Dugan, died five years ago. A son
and daughter survive her.
Plndell.—Mr. Richard C. Pindell, Sr., died
at bis home in Baltimore, on Sunday last,from
cancer of the stomach, aged 79 years. He was
for many years a justice of the peace in Balti
more county. He was a member of tbe Order
of Odd Fellows over fifty years and also a
member of Waverly Lodge of Heptaaophs.
Deceased is survived by three children—Mrs.
Heistermann and Messrs. Richard C. Jr. and
George B. Pindell.
O’Keefe.—Mr. Daniel B. O'Keefe died at bis
borne in Catonsville. on the Bth inst., in his
29th year. Death was due to stomach trouble,
from which he had been a sufferer for some
time past. The deceased was a member of the
Buena Vista Springs Water Company and also
of the Improved Order of Heptaaophs and of
St. Leo’s Council, Catholic Benevolent Legion.
He is survived by his widow and his mother.
Leonhardt.—Mr. William Leonhardt, aged
22 years, died on Wednesday at his home, at
Parkville, Harford road, after a lingering ill
ness. He was a son of Mr. Edward M. Leon
hardt, a well-known carriage manufacturer.
Circuit Court.—McComas vs. Dukehart,
motion for new trial overruled.
Geis vs. Selby, motion for new trial over
ruled.
Larceny, Alexander Wilson, stealing a cow,
guilty, three years in the penitentiary ; Henry
Hiltner, guilty, sentence suspended; James
Ford and James Fitzgerald, not guilty.
Manslaughter—Golden Ballard, alias George
Ballard; guilty of carrying concealed weapons;
six months in jail.
Judge Duncan pronounced sentence in the
following cases on Monday: Charles Jackson,
colored, convicted of stealing the horse of Mr.
James Lambert, a farmer of Grange, sentenced
to five years’ imprisonment in tbe penitentiary;
Thomas Rundle, colored, convicted of larceny,
sentenced to six months in jail; Albert Coop
ers, a colored boy, convicted of larceny, sent to
the Reformatory Bchool for Colored Boys at
Cheltenham; G. 0. Watkins, colored, con
victed of larceny, sentenced to the House of
Correction for Bix months; Franz Grason,
convicted of larceny, sentenced to jail for 10
days; Henry Hiltner, convicted or larcency,
sentenced to the penitentiary for one year.
Personal Mention.—
—Mr. Alex. Y. Carr, of Towson, has severed
his connection with Pleasant Plains dairy farm,
owned by Mrs. T. Harrison Garrett.
—Mr. Frederick von Kapff, of Stoneleigh,
near Towson, spent several days this week at
the Fifth Avenue Hotel, New York city.
—County Commissioner George W. Yellott,
accompanied by Mrs. Yellott, left on Thursday
for a driving trip to Montgomery county, Md.
—Mr. R W. Hutchins, a son of Mr. and
Mrs. Henry C. Hutchins, of My Lady’s Manor,
Baltimore county, is now located at Eureka,
California. . , m
—Col. and Mrs. D. G. Mclntosh, of Towson,
will spend the winter in Baltimore, they hav
ing taken an apartment at The Albion, on
Cathedral street.
—Mr. and Mrs. J. H. O’Donovan, who spent
four months in Europe on their bridal tour,
have returned and taken a house on North Cal
vert street, Baltimore, for the winter.
—Mr. and Mrs. Richard Cromwell, whospent
the past Rummer at Springfield, their country
home on the Pot Spring road, will reopen their
town house on St. Paul street next week.
—Miss Elizabeth Scott, of Western Run Val
ley, left this week for Oakland, Cal., in com
pany with Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Orrick and
daughter, who had been spending some time
in the East.
—Mr. Joseph S. Whittington, a group prin
cipal of schools in Baltimore cjty, is recover
ing from an attack of pneumonia at his home
in Waverly. Mr. Whittington is well known
in Baltimore county.
—Miss Evelyn C. Voshell, of Lutherville,
and Mr. F. C. Ritter, of Owinßs’ Mills, were
the only Baltimore county people who regis
tered at the Maryland Building on the James
town Exposition grounds this week.
—Mrs. Fannie B. Harman and her daugh
ters, the Misses Harman, formerly of Owings’
Mills, who spent the past summer in Towson,
left for Philadelphia on Tuesday, they having
taken an apartment in that city for the winter.
—Hon. and Mrs. J. Fred. C. Talbott, of
Lutherville, accompanied by their niece, Miss
L. T. Bosley, enjoyed their annual autumn
visit to New York this week. When in that
city thev invariablv stop at the Fifth Avenue
Hotel. '
—The friends of Mr. E. Clinton Tracey, of
the sth district, who was elected one of the
judges of the Orphans’ Court on the sth inst.,
tendered him a rousing serenade last Monday
night. Mr. Tracey sumptuously entertained
his visitors.
—Mr. Harry E. Crout, formerly of Reisters
town, whohasbeen conducting a hotel in West
minster for several years, has purchased Mr.
E. B. McCaban’s interest in the Club Hotel, in
Baltimore, and will succeed Mr. McCaban as
manager of the house.
—Mr. A. Struven. a successful Baltimore mer
chant who lives at Hamilton, Harford road, was
among the visitors to Towson on Thursday.
He formerly owned the Belvidere Park prop
erty, on the Harford road, and :s interested in
other Baltimore county real estate.
—Mrs. Cooper, widow of Mr. James Cooper,
a 7th district farmer, came to Towson on Tues
day to administer on the estate of her late hus
band. Sbe was accompanied by her friend and
advisor. Prof. Isaac Shaver, who is sometimes
called “the fireside lawyer of the upper end.”
—Miss Mary Chilcoat, who had been a long
sufferer from appendicitis, had a successful
operation performed last Monday at the Union
Protestant Infirmary in Baltimore. MissChil
coat is a daughter of Mr. John P. Chilcoat,
superintendent of the Baltimore county alms
house.
—Hon. Jno. S. Biddison,of Baltimore county,
who was re-elected to the State Senate on the
sth instant by a handsome majority, is now
being prominently named in connection with
the Presidency of that body. There are some
strong points in the Senator's favor and he will
have the earnest support of many prominent
men in public life.
—Mr. J. Alexis Shriver, the well known pro
motor, was among the visitors to Towson on
Thursday. He is interested in the electrical
milking machine that will be given a trial to
day at the farm of Mr. Joseph Hoopes, at By
num. Mr. Shriver says this one of the most
wonderful devices of the age and thinks it will
come into general use.
—Mr. George C. Tracey, of Towson, Grand
Patriarch of the Grand Encampment of Mary
land, I. O. O. F., accompanied by Past Grand
Patriarch Fred. A. Groom, of Baltimore, was
in Western Maryland several days this week
attending to some business matters connec
ted with the order, including the institution
of a new Encampment at Mountain Lake
Park, Garrett county.
—The 81st birthday of Mr. Conrad Weis was
celebrated last Saturday at his home at Upper
Falls. 11th district, with a reunion of his family.
Mr. Weis’ children are Messrs. A. M. Weis and
John G. Weis, of Towson ; Mr. Matthew Weis,
Mrs. Mary Holter, Misses Martha and Eliza
beth Weis, of Upper Falls; Mr. George Weis,
of New York, and Mr. William Weis, of Balti
more. He has 23 grandchildren and 5 great
grandchildren.
—Mr. William Byerly, who was elected a
member of the Board of County Commissioners
on the sth instant, has purchased for $4,500 the
residence of Mr. John E. Crout, in Reisters
town, and will sell or rent his farm at Fowbles
burg, 4th district. He is just closing a four
year term as a judge of the Orphans’ Court, a
position that he has filled very acceptably.
Mr. Bverly’s friends tendered him a serenade
at his'home last Saturday night.
—Mr. Richard W. Gardiner, who has been
engaged in business in Philadelphia about two
years, will return to Baltimore shortly. He
has rented one of the cottages of Mr. C. E.
Thomas, at Terracedale, South Towson, and
will occupy it about December 10th. Mrs.
Gardiner was formerly Miss Martha Lee Ste
venson, of “Fellowship,” near Towson. Her
many friends will welcome her and her sister,
Miss Annabelle Stevenson, back to Baltimore
county.
—On Saturday evening last Mr. Rufus K.
Wood, general agent of the Maryland Bteel
Company, was given a pleasant surprise by a
number of his friends at Sparrow’s Point, who,
without warning, trooped into his bouse to
extend their congratulations on his birthday.
The affair was gotten up hurriedly and so
secretly that Mr. Wood had not an inkling of
what was afoot. The evening was spent in
formally with house games. The rugs were
removed from the hardwood floors and danc
ing was enjoyed to the music of violin and
piano. Refreshments were served, and the
health of tbe host and hostess drank in fruit
punch, after which the invaders repaired to
their several homes.
Suite Entered In Court.—On Tuesday Mr.
Wm. H. Lawrence, attorney, entered a suit in
the Circuit Court here for SIO,OOO damages
against the United Railways and Electric Com
pany for Louisa J. Barringer, who claims that
she was injured by the premature starting of
an electric car on October 12th as she was
about to alight at the corner of Fifteenth
street and Fifth avenue.
On the same day Attorney W. Risteau Gra
. son filed a creditor’s bill for Georgia Sutton
for the sale of the real estate of the late Jehu
Williams to satisfy an alleged debt of $475 for
work and labor. It is claimed that the per
sonal property of Williams is insufficient to
pay bis debts. Williams was a constable in
tbe 10th district for over fifty years.
Alleging that the personal property of the
late John Schwarts is insufficient to pay his
claim of s9l 91, Mr. John Bchuler, trading as
M. Schuler & Son, filed a bill on Wednesday
for the sale of Mr. Schwartz’s real estate in
the 13th district to satisfy the claim. Mr. Ed
ward A. O’Mara is the attorney for Mr.
Schuler. _
County Commissioner Henry P. Mann and
his wife, by their attorneys, Messrs. Yellott,
Offutt & Haile, have filed a suit against the
Union Railroad Company, whose line runs
near Mr. Mann’s residence and other property
at Orangeville. The plaintiffs claim that by
building an embankment the defendant has
caused considerable damage to be done to the
plaintiffs’ property by drainage. They ask
$5,000 damages.
Was This Shot Aimed at Mr. Mann. —
The Baltimore American of 14th instant said:
"County Commissioner Henry P. Mann, who
lives on the Philadelphia road, near Eighth
street, Orangeville, had a narrow escape from
being seriously wounded Tuesday night last.
Mr. Mann and his son, George. were in the
second-story front room of their home and
were preparing to retire for the night, when
they were suddenly startled by the sound of a
pistol shot, closely followed by the jingling of
glass and the thud of a bullet which lodged in
the jam of the bathroom door, which adjoins
the room they were occupying. An investiga
tion disclosed that a man was standing on the
opposite side of tbe road in front of the house,
holding a revolver in his hand.
"Calling to one of his sons Mr. Mann told
him to go out the back way and over to the
home ofMr. John Rosenberger, who lives op
posite, and arouse the latter. Upon learning
tbe cause of the disturbance Mr. Rosenberger,
together with young Mann, stole up behind
the stranger and after overpowering him
i secured his revolver. Mr. Maon telephoned
, to tbe Canton police and had tbe man placed
under arrest. It was stated last night by a
member of tbe Mann family that tbe man
runs a blacksmith shop on the Philadelphia
road and is known by Mr. Mann. No reason
could be given by the latter, however, why he
should fire at the house. The Canton police
refused to disclose the man’s identity ana were
very reticent about the matter.”
Trustees’ Sale of a Farm.—D. M. Wil
helm. auctioneer, sold on the premises on tbe
7th inst., for Messrs. John 8. Ensor and
Emanuel W. Herman, trustees in the equity
Sroceeding of Mitchell and others against
ferryman, &c., the farm of the late Sarah B.
Merryman, about three-quarters of a mile
from Belfast, Bth district, and containing a
little over 25 acres; purchased by Miss Julia
Merryman, one of the heirs, for SI,OOO. The
place is improved by a dwelling and the ne
cessary outbuildings. The purchaser has a
i claim against the estate amounting to $2,500.
A Just Sentence Thie.—George Baljard,
who was charged with fatally shooting Emma
Reed, colored, by the reckless handling of a
pistol on Woodhome avenue, near Pikesville,
was acquitted of manslaughter here on Mon
p day in the Circuit Court and sentenced by
: Judge Duncan to six months’ imprisonment
in jail. Iu passing the sentence the judge said
’ that he bad no doubt the shooting was acci
dental, but he was going to punish the prisoner
I f or carrying a concealed weapon and declared
that the court was going to use its power to
break up such a practice in Baltimore county.
Suits for Heavy Damages.— Mrs. Elma
ReginaThorne, wife of Mr. William E. Thorne,
Hillen road and Arlington avenue, docketed
suit by titling, on Friday, November Bth. in
the Superior Court of Baltimore city, claiming
$25,000 damages. No declaration has as yet
been filed, but it is understood that the suit is
brought on account of injuries sustained by
Mrs. Thorne while she was riding in the car
riage of her mother-in-law, Mrs. Alice E.
Thome, on or about September 2d of this year,
when a car of the United Railways and Elec
tric Company ran into a carriage in which she
was seated at St. Paul and 30th streets, throw
ing her from the same and dragging her some
distance.
Mr. William E. Tborne also docketed suit
by titling for SIO,OOO damages in the same
court fir loss of his wife’s services, medical
bills, &e. Mr W. E. Thorne is a son of the
late well known contractor,Walter H.Thorne,
and Mrs. Thorne is the daughter of Mr.
Thomas J. Sbeubrooks,tbe well known printer
who was recently elected a member of the
House of Delegates from Baltimore city.
Messrs. Boarman & Lindsay are tbe attorneys
in both cases.
Death of a Respected Old Colored Man.—
Charles Tyson, or as he was familiarly known,
“Old Uncle Charley,” died in a hospital in
Baltimore last week. He was bom a slave to
the family of Caleb D. Owings, of the 2d dis
trict, and always spoke of his "young marsler”
Capt. Nick Owings, of the Confederate army,
as “the bravest man that ever lived.” “Uncle
Charley” was a true type of tbe old Southern
darkey". When spoken to by his white friends
(and they were many), his band went to his
hat, and, bareheaded, he was the picture of
“Uncle Tom” in the play, with his bald head
and snow-white beard. “Uncle Charley” was
held in high respect by the white people. He
was honest, truthful and polite and was a great
favorite, especially with the children. He was
90 years old and leaves a widow of the same
age. They were a happy old couple and de
votedly attached toeach other. He was buried
in the colored cemetery at Reisterstown on
Tuesday last and the funeral was largely at
tended, a great many white persons being pres
ent to pay the last tribute or respect to a faith
ful and true friend. Among these were Mrs.
A. J. Rich, Mrs. 8. W. Storm and others. He
has gone to his reward.
Got a Verdict In a Damage Suit.—The
case of James F. Cioman, or Kingsville,_ Balti
more county, against the United Railways
and Electric Company, which occupied the at
tention of Judge Harlan and a jury in the
Court of Common Pleas of Baltimore from
Monday morning last, resulted on Wednesday
afternoon in a verdict in favor of Cioman for
$2,300 damages. The evidence in the case
showed that while the plaintiff, accompanied
by his wife, was driving on Federal street, on
the night of October 20lh, 1906, in their market
wagon, a car of the company collided with the
rear end of tbe wagon whereby they were seri
ously injured. Mrs. Cloman’s case was tried
a few weeks ago and resulted in a verdict in
her favor for $5,000. Messrs. Boarman &
Lindsay represent tbe Clomans and Messrs.
Lee 8. Meyer and R. Griswold were attorneys
for the Railway Company.
Arrangements Made for a General
Meeting.—The executive committee of the
Baltimore County Volunteer Firemen’s Asso
ciation met last Saturday at the offices of
President James J. Lindsay, in the Equitable
Building, Baltimore, and completed arrange
ments for the first general meeting to be held
at Hamilton, Harford road, December 3d.
Mr. Lindsay will make an address and per
sons prominent in the volunteer associations
throughout the county will be invited. The
executive committee consists of Messrs. Frank
I. Wheeler, T. Reese Arnold, J. H. Albrecht,
Jacob H. Kraft, Charles W. 8. Banks and 8.
Powers Smith.
Will Go to See the Game.—A number of
tbe residents of Baltimore county and city are
preparing to attend the football game at Col
lege Park between the Maryland Agricultural
College and Bt. John’s College on Saturday for
the intercollegiatechampionßhip of Maryland.
Mr. William 8. Keech, of the Towson bar,
president of the Maryland Agricultural College
Alumni, has arranged with the Baltimore and
Ohio Railroad to stop at College Park tbe train
leaving Camden Station at 1 p. m.
Fire Company Eleots.—At its last meeting
the Lauraville Volunteer Fire Company elected
the following officers for tbe ensuing year:
President, Vincent Hedeman ; vice president,
John G. Mann; treasurer, David Markley;
secretary, William Frankton ; financial secre
tary, Charles Hoerder; captain, Ernest Sack ;
first lieutenant, John Sack ; second lieutenant,
Leonard Ditman; sergeant, William Potter;
sergeant-at-arms, Henry Lehy; custodian, J.
H. Albrecht.
A Liberal Gift From Mr. Bloede.—Mr.
Victor G. Bloede, president of Catonsville
National Bank, has offered to give $25,000
for an addition to Eudowood Sanitarium for
Consumptives, near Towson, provided the
management of the institution will raise a fund
of $15,000 a year for its maintenance for five
years. The offer, which was accepted, came
after Mr. Bloede’s interest in the campaign
against tuberculosis bad been stimulated by
an inspection of the work of the Phipps Dis
pensary at Johns Hopkins University.
Purchase of a Fine Farm. —Mr. John
Hiltz, of the contracting firm of John Hiltz &
Sons, of Highlandtown, has purchased—HlS
Hackett Point farm, located on Whitehall
creek, Severn river and Chesapeake bay. It
contains 146 acres and was purchased from
Mrs. Weake Foster Remsen, of Brooklyn, N.
Y. The deal was made through the firm of
Messrs. P. C. Dugan & Nephew and the con
sideration was $12,500. Mr. Hiltz will use the
farm as a residence.
Fall Lightning Does Damage.—The barn
on the William Nelson farm, near Taylor, was
struck by lightning during a thunderstorm on
Wednesday night of last week and destroyed,
with the contents. There was a partial insur
ance on the building, but tbe tenant, Mr.
Thomas Phillips, had no insurance on the
crops and implements. The storm did not last
long, but tbe lightning was most vivid and
blinding. Tbe loss was considerable.
In Memory of Mrs. Shoemaker.—The
Church Club of Emmanuel Protestant Episco
cal Church, Baltimore, held a memorial ser
vice last Tuesday night at the church in mem
ory of the late Mrs. Samuel M. Shoemaker,
of Burnside, Green Bpring Valley. An address
dealing with the career of the deceased was
made by Miss Goldstone, and was followed by
devotional services. There was a large
attendance.
Store and Shop Burned.—The store of Mr.
Elmer Corbin and tbe adjoining blacksmith
shop of Mr. P. F. Shauck, at Loch Raven, were
destroyed by fire about 12 o’clock on Thursday
night last. It is not known bow tbe fire origi
nated as no one was known to be about the
building at the time. Tbe property belongs to
Mr. Thomas R. Jenifer.
—*Tbe Aid Society of Calvary Baptist
Church, Towson, will hold its annual Thanks
giving sale in tbe ball over the engine house,
Wednesday evening, November 17th.
Gen. Wm. E. W. Rofs, one of the most
prominent Grand Army men in Maryland,
died at his home in Baltimore, on Tuesday
last, aged 70 years. He was born in that city
and came from a family of military spirit.
He entered the Union army early in the Civil
War and remained in active service until he
lost a leg in the battle of Petersburg, in July,
1864.
The President has just added 490,451 acres
to the national forests in California, which
now include the Calaveras big trees and tbe
Yosemite Valley. In forestry the President’s
idea is that tbe way to begin is to begin.
American meat, flour and other foodstuffs
are being exchanged for gold in all tbe markets
of the world. If Europe can be educated up
to alfalfa Uncle Sam will have complete con
trol of the financial situation.
deaths.
—Tribute*. Ac.. lO Cent* Per Line.—
BAYNES.—On seventh day (evening), eleventh
month, 9th, at the residenoe of her sister. Mrs.
William G. Price, North Carey street, Balti
more, Matilda A. Baynes, widow of Joseph P.
Baynes.
CARTER. —At Govanstown. on November 12th,
Thomas G., aged 55 years, husband of D. Kath
erine Carter.
EVANS.—On November 7th, at tbo residence of
his aunt, Mrs. William G. Little, Sparrow’s
Point. William C. Evans, aged 31 years.
DUNN.—On November 12th, at his residence.
Long Green, Baltimore county, Michael Dunn,
LEC?NH ARDT.—On November 13th. after a lin
gering illness, William. Jr., aged 22 years and 6
months, son of William and T. A. Leonhardt,
of Parkville.
O’KEEFE.—On November 10th, at his residence,
Catonsville, Daniel 8., husband of Jeannette
Q1 0
PINDELL.—On November 9th. at his late resi
dence, in Baltimore. Richard P. Pindell, Sr.,
formerly of Baltimore county, aged 79 years.
STANDIFORD.— Suddenly, on November 10th,
at the residence of her son-in-law, in Balti
more. Sarah A., in her 89th year, wife of the
late Judge James A.Standfford,of New Market,
Baltimore county.
REED.—In Baltimore, November 10th, Maurice
Reed, son of Elizabeth and the late Frank W.
Reed, formerly of Green Spring Valley.
SELBY.— Suddenly,at Reisterstown, November
12th, Lewis W. W. Selby, aged 70 years and 8
months, son of the late Johnzeyand Susanna
Selbv.
PLOWMAN.—At Arlington, November 13th, at
the resldenceof her daughter. Mrs. E.K.Parks,
Etbelender F., wife of the late Augustus Plow
man.
RILEY.—On NovemberUtb, at Mt. Washington,
Margaret Anna, eldest child of Stanley and
Julia A. Riley, aged 5 years.
DUGAN.—At Govanstown, November 14th, El
len. wife of the late James Dugan, and a native
of County Kilkenney, Ireland.
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