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FORTIETH YEAR NO. 37 | REDUCED I I STERN S. HOUSES AND LOTS FOR SALE! Five-Room House Mill Street renting- for $ 7.00; price $ 800 Six-Room House Hill Street renting for $10.00; price SI2OO Six-Room House Braddock Street, .renting for $ 8.00; pricje SIOOO Six-Room House Oak Street renting for $ 7.00; price $ 750 Five-Room House Green Street renting for $ 7.00; price $ 700 Six-Room House McCulloh Street, .renting for $10.00; price SI2OO Five-Room House McCulloh Street, .renting for $ 8.00; price $ 800 Five-Room House McCulloh Street, .renting for $ 8.00; price $ 850 Five-Room House Grant Street renting for $ 6.50; price $ 700 Ten-Room Double House. McCulloh Street. . renting for $14.00; price SIOOO Among- the above are many fine bargains at the prices named. For further information apply to— LAWRENCE D. WILLISONI EXECUTOES . CLAYTON PURNELL f d The Big Store at the Growing End of Town o calls especial attention this week to It i? Wall Paper, Mattings, Linoleums, Oilcloths ;■ x in all widths, Window Blinds, Porch x x Screens, Wire Netting in all widths, x x All kinds of Garden Seeds and Tools. x Vx Yours for business, ** | THE H. B. SHAFFER CO. | Any Little ROASTER, That is a NICE Little Roaster, Is the Right Little Roaster FOR YOU! For the Little Price of Ten cents! Now on display in the show window at THE BIG BLUE BELL! They are going rapidly. This entire lot to he sold at the little price of — 10 cents. Stop and take a look at them, and yon are sure to buy one or more. The ladies are “De-lighted” with them. Earnestly yours for the Roaster business, S* l^2*^ Mining mum Journal-. FROSTBURG, MD., SATURDAY, JUNE 10, 1911 Mouse for Rent. Corner Frost Avenue and Water Street, form erly occupied by Mr. S. G. Haverstick. Natural gas for heat and light. Hot water heat be sides. Bath room. Hot and cold water. Apply to— REV. F. M. C. BEDELL, Gladstone Hotel. READY FOR ALL ORDERS. Operations at BORDEN MINE completed and am now ready to supply— Orders for Good Rough Coal For all purposes, and in any amount, at reason able prices. JOHN H. KEMP, East Union Street. 1893 ESTABLISHED 1911 Dr. I. L. RITTER, DENTIST, 19 Broadway, [J7] Frostburg, Md. Dr. J. M. PORTER, DENTIST PEARCE BUILDING, Union street, Frostburg, Md. Sept 11 W. Md. ’Phone 38-2 A SEASONABLE LINE OP POULTRY SUPPLIES ALWAYS IN STO K. Buckeye Hot-Water and Essex-Model Hot- Air Ex Curators and brooders. Prices on request. THOMAS X. POPP, Healer, 148 Ormand Street, FROSTBURG, MD. "" PHOTdC^WPUM^ ARTISTIC FRAMING On Broadway. FROSTBURG, MD. U No Us! i; “Tell It To The Neighbors’' | O THAT— o o c. X. DeLAUTER j; I; rrv AKES a SPECIALTY of j; i| / l Weaving Carpets,► <> And will Pay Freight on Ail J J Goods One Way. 3! ♦ MEYEKSDALR, TA. f L - * JOHN CHAMBERS, Justice of the Peace. AND Collector of Claims of All Kinds, Union St., [Jy 4] Frostburg, Md. [quickloans] From $5.00 Up! j Anywhere in Allegany County, Md., J Mineral County, W. Ya., and \ ;• Bedford County, Pa., j To owners of Furniture and other T !! Chattels and to Salaried Em- I ■■ ploj-ees, without security. 4 ' ’ Can be repaid in weekly or t ![ monthly payments to suit your 4 •• income. 4 Prompt, Courteous and Conti- 4 dential Treatment. t | People’s Loan Co., j •• Room 31, Third Floor, | 3; Third National Bank Buiding, 1 CUMBERLAND, MD. \ :: CALL, PHONE or WHITE! I HAVE YOU A HOUSE That is Not Insured P ft * ' If So, You Should Place a Policy On It To-Day, OrTo-Morrow Before You Dine. YOU should place the risk, too, with standard companies, such as are availa ble at the D. P. Miller ifc Co , ■ - Agency. if*™ —-tp--- Any policy is fljiMfei. , . good until a dkA - fire occurs, bul . then it is you Na&Sae&x&BfßßS want a pledgi °f indemnity ' for I • 'S.s wort! its face in gold r Apply at once .1. B. Oder, Representing D. P. MILLER & CO., Mining Journal Office, 82 East Union St. March 25] FROSTBURG, MD. AN INDEPENDENT NEWSPAPER JIAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAftAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA A AAA A A A A A A A AA^J < F < l 1881 1911 3j 3 E THIRTY YEARS AGO. 3 \ 5 1 i < > <; < J The Items Below Current Duriug Week Ending < J 1 * it 2 > June 18, 1881. J !> 4> 3 ► 4 fiIAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAfi - - ■ ■■-■w-ww -. -w- - ■■ ■■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■■ ,11 ■ I ■■ ■■ ■■ ■■ ■■ mm ■■ ■■ ■■ ■■ ■■ ■■ ■■ T-T-—-T--WW--n-T- ■■ frw vvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvww “Scalpel,” writing to JOURNAL from Cumberland, suggested A. Hunter Boyd for State Senator. John Reiss, a baker, working for George H. Wiring, carrying a jar of yeast, fell and split one of his fingers. Bailiff Jacob Baker appeared in a new uniform. Lively time in Town Council. One Councilman and the Clerk came near getting into a fight. Expenses large, income small. Motion to dispense with all work on streets for at least a month was adopted. Councilman Beane moved to adjourn. Councilman Wittig asked him to wait a moment. Mr. Beane did so. Thereupon Mr. Wittig tendered his resignation. Motion to accept resulted in a tie. Mayor Skid more, having the decisive vote, said “aye.” Accepted. Young men of Lonaconing leading girls to Hymen’s altar at a rapid rate. John Jeffries, of this place, reported as having a fine collection of mineral curiosities from Bullion mountain, Colorado. The degree of B. A. was conferred upon W. C. Devecmon by St. John’s College, Annapolis. Don’t Be a Leaner. It is easy to knock and to criticize, to grouch and to pull and lean; to throw cold water on others’ schemes, and to do much else that’s mean. But men to-day have little respect for the hammer and anvil guild, and they turn their backs on iconoclasts, and encourage the folks that build. What kind of a place would this big world be, if the optimists were not here, to lend the glad hand of en couragement, and speak the good work of cheer ? And how would it seem without men with hearts, and men with the hope ful smile, whose love for mankind im pels good deeds, that make this life worth while? Away with the fellow who scorns and snarls, and wet-blankets the plans of his brother, but a cup brim full and a hearty health to the men who help each other Emmitsburg (Md.) Chronicle. Scholastic. An invitation, kindly sent by Miss Katherine Maynadier Streett, of Cum berland, to attend the 108th Com mencement of Allegany County Acad emy, that city, Thursday evening, Bth inst., was received early this week. Miss Streett is a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John M. Streett, formerly of this place, and after several years of devotion to study will graduate. A card of invitation from Prof. Ar thur F. Smith, principal, conveys the intelligence that the Commencement Exercises of Central High School, Eonaconing, now current, will termi nate in the M. E. Church, that place, Monday evening, 12th inst., in the , formal graduation of eleven pupils— Misses Margaret Eouise Bell, Bertha . Ellen Connor, Edna Emma Durst, Ida Mae Eichhorn, Nettie Eichhorn Hoh ing, Ida Mae Walters, and Messrs. William Gunning, jr., Robert Reid Ritchie, John Galen Skilling, Hugh Stanley Torbet and Milton Eewis Wal ters. Prof. Smith conducts one of the most successful schools in the county. Adam E. Hitchins, of the Maryland University 7 Law School, son of Mrs. Owen Hitchins, of this place, deliv . ered the address to the graduating ’ class, Barton High School, in the ■ Barton Opera House, Thursday even . ing, Bth inst. The Journal under \ stands that it was strong, forcible and ' pertinent to the occasion. Seven la . dies and two gentlemen graduate ) from the academic department—Miss ’ es Ethel Elorence Bosley, Martha ► O’Neill Mac Donaldson, Rosa Galia ! Bucklew, Ruth Helen Inskeep, Ger [ trude Helen Eogsdon, Eva Elizabeth 1 Tribut, Margaret Thomas, and t Messrs. Clarence Andrew Beeman f and George Gowan Cross. Miss Pearl $ Mabel • Bosley graduates from the _ commercial department. Prof. G. W. r Craig, of this vicinity, is principal, and he, too, is one of the county’s most effective tutors, S' To You. , Benjamin Franklin said— Anger is never without a reason, but seldom with a good one. \ The Journal quotes that for your x study, dear reader, the next time you i s get “angry,” for it is especially im a portant that your “reason” should be u one of the “seldom good.” ;e ♦ J Acktiowledgemeiits. 1. A card, dated “June 2d,” and e ' signed “Wittig & Ryan,” was re ceived last Sunday —a view of the pretty Pennsylvania Railroad station, ; with the “Brunswick Hotel” in the background, Huntingdon, Pa. Messrs. Malcolm Sinclair, Dr. G. E. Porter and Andrew Speir reported as having arrived in Glasgow, Scotland. Messrs. George W. Blocher, George < L. Layman, John Blocher and Thomas < Layman, of Garrett county, left Mon- 1 day, June 13, 1881, to make a tour of the West. Frederick Mitchell, Meyer Bear, John N. Carson, John D. Barnard and , Andrew Carney were elected delegates j from No. 11 to the democrtic county . convention, and Thomas Condon, John . Pfeiffer, Frank J. McMahon, Lawrence Byrnes and William Plunk from No. 12. The county commissioners an nounced a reduction of 4 cints in the annual-levy rate —from 94 to 90 cents a SIOO. A Frostburg family staid up nearly all of Sunday night to look at the lunar eclipse, but it didn’t take place. Come to find out—the function had come off Saturday night. Mrs Anna B. Miller, aged 76 years, ' wife of Conrad Miller, of this place, died Thursday, June 16, 1881. George G. McKay was elected prin cipal of Mt. Savage public school. Enterprising. We like a man who knows how to seize an opportunity and have nothing but admiration for the dentist who is advertising: “Coro nation Year. Why Not Have Your Teeth Crowned With Gold?” — London Truth. Nothing in the way whatever—if you will come over to Frostburg and see Dr. J. C. Pfeiffer, Dr. I. L. Ritter, or Dr. J. M. Porter. Hard to Beat. The Firemen’s turn-out Thursday “showed the laddies up fine.” One hundred of them in bran-new Confederate uniforms, they never ap peared in handsomer style. Military cap, coat, trousers, and Scotch-linen collars—all tailor-made and just received, and tipped off with snow-white gloves, they very nearly “took the shine off” any other similar body in the big Lonaconing parade. Health Report. Number of deaths in State during March from tuberculosis 115; typhoid fever 20; influenza 46; whooping cough 16; diphtheria 11; measles 4, and scarlet fever 1. Total deaths from all diseases 948. Total births 974. Deaths from tuberculosis much greater in number among the colored than white race. In Cumberland 7 cases of typhoid fever; Frostburg 1; Lonaconing 3. Natural Gas Fires. One of Stanley Waterloo’s stories of pre-historic times contains a descrip tion of the region known among the cave men as the “fire country,” where blue and red flames leaped from the cracks in the ground. The young readers of the story of Ab might find in “Mineral Resourses of the United States for 1909,” published by the United States Geological Survey, a parallel statement by United States Consul General Michael, of Calcutta, descriptive of a real fire country, lo cated about 20 miles from Chittagong, British India, where natural gas blazes from crevices in the ground. The gas has been burning so long that the oldest inhabitant can give no idea of how it was set on fire. The general belief among the natives is that the gas has been on fire for centuries. At any rate, it has been burning as far back as any records have been kept by white people. It is now sug gested—and some steps have been taken to carry out the suggestion— - that the fire be extinguished and the ' gas be brought under control and 1 piped down to Chittagong for light * and fuel and power. The citizens of 1 Chittagong have concluded that it * would be cheaper to utilize the gas : than to introduce electricity. ’ Enforce Speed Law. Too great stress cannot be laid up on the importance of guarding against the reckless automobile scorcher who regards the lives of others as of as little value to the world as his own. First and above all, the streets are for the convenience of the pedestrian, y and his rights must be observed. For 1 the protection of the pedestrian’s life " laws have been made limiting the - speed at which autos and other vehi cles may proceed through the streets. It is the duty now of the officers of the law to see that these measures 1 are enforced; otherwise, negligence - in enforcement will make the authori ; ties, at least morally, as much respon , sible for accidents as the reckless 5 speeders through whose carelessness they occur. —Garrett Journal. Base Viol Philosophers. “Mr. G. Dud. Hocking told me that ‘music owes a great deal to Rossini,’ ” said the Maple-street young lady. “What’s Rossini?” “That question,” replied Gen. Kear Hosken, “I’ll refer to William Howatt, but it is probaly Italian for rosin !” Unlucky Item. The report that Philip’s Boy ate three dinners in one day while at Piney Plains could not be corrob orated; so it will not be published. —P. B. The Journal was at first tempted to quote the unpublished .report, but eventually concluded to waste it in the throw basket. Brevities. A farmer living near Smoketown, Washington county, found recently a rich vein of blue oxide of copper on his place, but, better than the ides found in Cumberland gas, this was found to contain both copper and gold. Wont Go Together. The official dog-catcher of this city, when pursuing his duties, should receive the support of citi zens and not be harassed and threatened as he was the other day when coralling an animal at large in violation of the law— - Cumberland News. He should “receive the support” of the whole power of the State —if nec essary. Another Garrett-county farmer told the Journal this week that “it is folly to talk of sheep-culture in this section while dogs are held in such high popular esteem.” Better Muzzle the Agent. The Lonaconing Advocate of last week got off a pretty good one on Baltimore : The Greater Baltimore committee is getting things mapped out for a strenuous summer’s work. Secretary Quarles says: “Talking fills a very definite pur pose, but now the time has come for us to stop talking and get down to routine work. Long experience and observation in the promotion business has taught its followers a number of definite principles which always bring perfectly definite and concrete results. Publicity men know that if they ad vertise a business or a city in a cer tain way the result will be just as cer tain as the result of the addition of two and two. And Baltimore advertising agents are telling the newspapers of the State that they can’t pay much for advertising space. They want it cheap. Cheap talk don’t amount to much. Neither do cheap men. Ten Wonders of Labor. The Stone Trade News considers the ten most remarkable works of hu man labor: 1. The pryamids of Egypt, the larg est of which, near Cairo, known as the great pyramid, built by Cheops, King of Egypt, took 350,000 men twenty years to build. 2. The artificial reservoir—Lake Moeris—built by Amenemba, of the twelfth dynasty, which serves to store up the waters of the Nile during the season of floods and distribute them over the land during the dry season. Its circumference was 5,600 furlongs, and on its being allowed to fall into ruin the fertility of the region became to a serious extent a thing of the past. 3. The Taj Mahal, a tomb erected at Aga, in Hindoostan, by Shan Jeh an, over his queen, Noor Jehan. It is built of the purest white marble and 1 yet seems so airy that when seen from a distance it is like a fabric of mist ' and sunbeams with its great dome soaring up, a silvery bubble about to 1 burst in the sun, and even after you : have touched it and climbed to its ’ summit you almost doubt its reality. : It cost over 1 4. The temple of Baalbec, in the ' erection of which stones sixty-two • feet long, twenty feet broad and fif > teen feet thick have been used —more 1 prodigious masses than have ever ■ elsewhere been moved by human 1 power and much exceeding in size the stones used in the pyramids. : 5. The temple of Karnak, described ' by Fergusson as the noblest work of t architectural magnificence ever pro f duced by the hand of man. It covers t the area of St. Peter’s at Rome and 5 undoubtedly is one of the finest build ings in the world. 6. The great wall of China, 1,230 miles in length. It is 20 feet in - height and in thickness 25 feet at the t base and 15 feet at the top. ) 7. The Eiffel tower, erected in the 5 grounds of 1889 Paris exhibition, 984 feet high. 2 8. The Suez canal, with 88 miles of , waterway connecting the Mediterran r ean and the Red seas, and forming 2 the principal route to India. It cost ; more than and 172,602 out -of 399,677 shares were purchased by . and belong to the British government, f 9. The railway bridge (the largest 5 cantilever bridge in the world) over 2 the Forth, with two spans each of - 1,700 feet, erected at a cost of nearly - ,£4,000,000. s 10, The leaning tower of Pisa, which s deviates thirteen feet frem the per pendicular. HENRY P. COOK, Manager. WHOLE HUMBER 2,070. There and Here. The Jeannette (Pa.,) Dispatch, quot ing' a remark of the Scottdale (Pa.) Observer, credits “the funnyman” of that paper as saying his village “is not a seaport town, yet any one may see-foam any day he looks for it.” Then the Dispatch, in a tone of sur prise, adds—“and it appears the villain was allowed to escape.” Over here he would not have been dis praised as a “villain,” but applauded as Gen. Kear Hosken. Twice a Loser. Bay yeminy, faller vat know mae hae say hae bane entendin not to drink whiskey after de stem, and hae brag lak dekkens bort et. An, bay yeminy, hae say hae goin to keep on braggin bout et. An Aye say to hem, bay yeminy, vat bane te use ef yo bane goin to lose all yo tern braggin. “Tern bane money,” ef yo lose tern yo lose money. Bot hae say det Yem Ratigan, bay yeminy, say det te old story bout tern bane money bane one of te biggest lies ever told en Fckhart. Hae lost fav dol lar and saxty cent one tern, bay yeminy, an hae spent 1 hour an 300 mennits lookin for et, an, bay yeminy, et bane yust te odder way —ef yo lose money yo lose tern. — TheEckhart Philosopher. Town Council. Mayor John J. Price and all Coun cilmen present at the regular monthly meeting Monday evening. Street supervisor Frisby Folk re ported expenditare for month on streets $733.10 Treasurer William R. Gunter made report as follows: CORPORATE Receipts Cash on hand $1,791.61 Frank Spates—fines 12.00 George Krause—taxes 263.76 “ “ —paving 536.46 J. S. Metzger—licenses 2.657.20 “ “ —sewers 37,75 Allegany county. 37.50 James Hanson—paving 304.00 James H. Grose —fines 43.00 Total $5,673.27 Expenditures— Orders paid 1,968.89 Balance on hand $3,704.38 WATER Receipts— Cash on hand $2,145.78 George Krause—dues 1,549.81 Total $3,695.59 Expenditures— Orders paid 44.12 Balance on hand 3,651.47 Total cash In treasury $7,355.85 Water superintendent Alfred Jef fries reported operating costs of his department $306, and 998,712 gallons water in the reservoir. An Ordinance regulating tapping of water mains and making other con nections was read and adopted. A large delegation from the Civic Club appeared and requested that Council enforce the Ordinance regu lating the keep of dogs. Councilmen Morgan and Dufty moved that the Ordinance be enforced speedily as provision can be made. Unanimously adopted. The ladies supplemented their re quest by asking that in instances where dogs must be killed, the execution be done painlessly as possible. The ladies asked Council also to provide for a garbage-collection sys tem. Dr. T. Griffith, of the Health Board, and other citizens spoke in be half of this request. Councilmen Dufty and McLuckie ' moved that proposition be referred to Street committee with power to act. Carried. Property-owners on Water street, ■ between First alley and Orman street, i petitioned Council to pave that por tion of the street, they proposing to i pay two-thirds of cost. : Councilman Morgan and Dufty : moved that an Ordinance be prepared > to that effect for action at next meet i ing. Carried. > The commission appointed to inves . tigate the proposal to widen Beall’s Dane reported an agreement available : with Catharine and Bernadette Porter ) for purchase by town of a necessary - strip of land for S7OO. On motion, : Council joined in agreement and the r strip will be purchased. i The bond of Collector George : Krause was read, approved and filed. After lengthy discussion of the bids 1 for paving Grant street, Messrs. Mor f gan and McUuckie jnoved that the - paving be done with “Maxwell” brick 5 and the contract awarded to Joseph 1 Brady, of this place, at his bid— - $12,500.87. Adopted. On motion, Mr. Brady’s bond was ) fixed at $9,000. l On motion, it was ordered that an 5 Ordinance be drawn providing for re moval and disposition of garbage, s Several places reported by Water 4 superintendent were, on motion, or dered to instal Water metres, f Bills amounting to $2,769.50 —cor- porate $2,071, aud water $698.50, were ; read and, on motion, ordered paid. t Mayor Price reported that the street t sweeper and sprinkler had arrived, f but had not been removed from the . railroad station. The contract pro t vides that the selling company shall r send a man to remove and deliver the f apparatus, so that Council can be as -7 sured that it is in proper condition. The company’s representative has not i arrived and Council has not felt au thorized to do anything meanwhile. Adjourned 12:05 a. m. Tuesday.