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Democratic Advocate Supplement-March 1,1884.
CHAS. T. REIFSNIDER. CHARLES E. FINK. CO-PARTNERSHIP. The undersigned have this day formed a co-partnership for the practice of Law in the several courts of this State under the firm name of Reifsnider k Fink. All business en trusted to our care will receive prompt atten tion. Office —Main street, adjoining the res idence of Chas T. Reifsnider. CHAS. T. REIFSNIDER, . CHARLES E. FINK. Westminster, Md., Oct. 20, 1881. 0c22 A. K. STESTER. JAS. A. C. BOND. 4JTESTER & BOND Have associated themselves in the prac tice of Law in Carroll county and the several Courts of this State. Mr. Syester will visit Westminster when business requires it. Office on Main opposite Court street, ap 15 JOSEPH M. PARKE, ATTORNEY AT LAW AND SOLICITOR IN CHANCERY, Will practice in the various Courts of Carroll county. 86T’Special attention given to Or phans’ Court business. May be consulted, for the present, at the office of the Register of Wills, or at his residence on Court Street, Westminster, Md. jan 3 McKELLIP & CLABAUGH, ATTORNEYS AT LAW AND SOLICITORS IN CHANCERY”, Westminster, Mn. Special attention given to the obtaining of Decrees for the sale of Real Estate, and Col lections and Remittances promptly made, jan 19-1884 L. BILLIN GSLE A, ATTORNEY-AT-LAW, Wesminster, Mu. Can be found for the present at the office of Dr. J. H. Billingslea. Prompt and careful attention given to business. jan26-tf George l. stocksdale, ATTORNEY AT LAW, WESTMINSTER, MD. Office with Jas. A. C. Bond, on Main op posite Court street. All business entrusted to my charge will also receive the attention of Jas. A. C. Bond, Esq. may 20-ly n EO M. PEARCE, br ATTORNEY AT LAW, Office on Main street, nearly opposite Court, in the room formerly occupied by John J. Baumgartner, deceased. Will attend prompt ly and diligently to all business entrusted to him. july 5, 1879 E PRANK TRACY, . ATTORNEY-AT-LAW, Westminster, Mn. Office with Hon. Wm. P. Maulsby. in German and English, sept 1, 1884-ly DN. HENNING, . ATTORNEY AT LAW, WESTMINSTER, MD. Will practice in all Courts throughout the State. nov 13-tf BP. CROUSE. , ATTORNEY AT LAW, WESTMINSTER, MD. Office with Hon. Wm. P. Maulsby, opposite Odd Fellows’ Hall. oct 13, 1877, tf CtHARI.ES B. ROBERTS, t ATTORNEY AT LAW AND SOLICITOR IN CHANCERY”. Office directly opposite the Court House, Westminster, Md. feb 14-tf WL. SEABROOK, . ATTORNEY AT LAW, WESTMINSTER, MD. Office with Hon. C. B. Roberts. july 19 J^EMOVAL. After December Ist, 1881, Dr. J.H. BIL LINGSLEA will occupy the late residence of his father, Main Street, two doors East of Huber’s Drug Store. nov 26-y IE. PEARSON, . ATTORNEY” AT LAW, —- Will praetiee-iii-aH-the- Courts ®f-the Office, opposite Westminster Hotel, Main St., Westminster. au ß I'R" Y UCTIONEERING. I hereby offer ray services to the public as an Auctioneer. Having had considerable ex perience in the business, I feel confident of giving satisfaction to all who may give me a call. Charges moderate. Engagements can be made by calling at the Advocate office. Call on or address JOHN G. SHUNK, feb9-2mos Westminster, Md. WM. H. BLIZZARD, Auctioneer, learning that R. Charles Matthews has discontinued Auctioneering Sales of Personal Property, offers his services to those who have engaged Mr. Matthews and the public gener ally. Seventeen years experience. Satisfac tion guaranteed and terms moderate. Address Wm. H. Blizzard, Patapsco, Carroll county, Md. Orders can also be left with G. \V. Crapster, Westminster, Md. feb9-tapl j YOU FORGET IT. As we intend to leave Patapsco this spring, and not wishing to move our goods, will sell following goods at Great Bargains t for Cash until March 31st, 1884:—DRY GOODS. NOTIONS, HARDWARE, QUEENSWARE BOOTS, SHOES and HATS. Call and see us. Respectfully, t NORRIS A CO. Will sell our Furniture at Private Sale. Also one Walnut’Show Case, feb 9-4t* £JOAL. COAL. COAL. I am still selling Coal, and am selling the lame for leas than! any other dealer in West minster. „ .... ~ . j£r Office wit*i Peter B. Mikesell, adjoin ing Farmers and Mechanics’ a* 11 *- He p 28 GEO. C. URASS. the best iu the markeL ft,rsale by GREAT REDUCTION I' ( oSSSo A L EEEE ® b AA L E b SSSo A A L EE 1 oaA A L E h SSS h A A LLLL EEEE | < I —AT— j i J. T. ORNDORPP’S . 1 I 1 DOUBLE 1 cSSSo TTTTT O O RRRR EEEE ' ° s TiOORRE i s SS9 a T . O O RRRR EE , b SSS s T 0 0 K R EEEE : Will Commence JANUARY 21, 1884. U CLOTHING! | In this department all Winter Goods will be sold REGARDLESS OP COST. MEN’S AND BOYS’ SUITS. MEN S AND BOYS’ OVERCOATS. LADIES’, MISSES’ AND CHILDREN’S COATS, SHAWLS, SKIRTS. CHILDREN’S WOOLEN SACQUES AND HOODS. A LOT OF Dress Goods and Remnants i jS63~AT HALF PRICE.“I9a WHITE AND GRAY” BLANKETS, r f LAP ROBES, BUFFALO AND GOAT ROBES. SgyAll heavy and Winter Goods will be sold at a big reduction. J. T. ORNDORPF, (* jan!2 Westminster, Md. ! J>IRTH-DAY —AND— EASTER CARDS. ! NOW OPENING ■ A HANDSOME LINE, to which we invite s attention of COUNTRY MERCHANTS • AND STATIONERY DEALERS. i 1 Order a sample of our One-Doi.i.ab s STYLOGRAPHIC PEN. WM. J. C. DULANY k CO., Wholesale Booksellers and Stationers, 332 and 334 W. Baltimore St., • f e b 23 BALTIMORE, MD. \ CARD.— The undersigned offers his services to the public as Constable and General Collector of the Third Election Dis trict of Carroll county, Md. All business en trusted to his care will be strictly attended to. All moneys collected promptly paid over. y JONAS FROCK, feb 23-St* Silver Run, Md. Trustees* sale OF THE MOST VALUABLE FARMING LANDS, On Meadow Branch and Big Pipe Creek, in . Carroll County, Md. By virtue of a decree of the Circuit Court for Carroll county, passed in cause No. 2185 Equity, wherein Solomon Myers and others a replaintiffs, and Lydia Myers and others are defendants, the undersigned, as trustees nam- t ed in said decree to make said sale, will offer | at public auction, on the premises, on Monday , the 10th , and Tuesday , the 11th days of March , A. />., ISS4, at 12 o’clock, M., the following valuable real ] estate, to wit: FIRST, THE HOME FARM, OF WHICH Jonas Myers died seized and possessed, and . upon which he resided for many years, con taining 262 Acres, more or less, situated on ' Meadow Branch, within one mile of Union town. and near to the turnpike leading from , the city of Westminster to said Uniontowu. The improvements on this farm consist of a commodious and comfortable 'V two and a-half storv BRICK DWELLING HOUSE, very ; ;t r L r e Switzer Barn, recently erected, with granaries therein; wagon shed, corn cribs, carriage house, a splendid dairy building, with a never-failing spring of water supplying it, and all other buildings usually found on a lirst-class farm and in lirst-closs condition. This farm is well fenced, has been recently thoroughly limed , has about 80 acres of good timber land, and is justly considered one of the most productive farms in the coun ty. It may be safely asserted that there is not a more productive tract of land in Carroll county, or one in a higher or better state of cultivation, while there is an abundance of fruit of every variety and of the choicest kind. SECOND—FARM NO. 2 CONTAINS 209 Acres of land, more or less, about 20 acres of which are in prime timber, and is situated on Big Pipe Creek, within 3 miles of Taneytown, Uniontown and Union Bridge, and about 1 mile from the postoffice at Treyanion, and about 2 miles from Middleburg and the West ern Maryland Railroad, and was the property formerly owned by Frederick Crabbs, de ceased, and is the same of which said Jonas Myers died seized and possessed. The improvements consist of a large and conveniently arranged log and weatherboarded Dwelling House, Switzer or bunk barn, wagon shed, corn house, dairy, with never-failing spring of excellent water supplying the same. NO. 8 IS A SMALL FARM CONTAIN ing 30 Acres of land, more or less, situated immediately on the turnpike leading from Westminster to Uniontown, within a few hun dred yards of the latter place, and is the same property which formerly belonged to James Gilbert, deceased. The improvements consist of a very com fortable 2i story weatherboarded DWEL LING HOUSE, conveniently arranged, splen didly situated in respect to shade, &c.; good water, bank or Switzer barn, wagon and car riage sheds, corn house, and other outbuild ings. There is an abundance of fruit of the choic est varieties and of every kind on this place, and its close proximity to Uniontown and fronting on the turnpike from Westminster to said place, makes it one of the most desirable little properties ever offered in this county at public sale. NO. 4 IS A TRACT OF LAND CON taining 6J Acres, more or less, consisting 01 meadow and farm land, situated on Meadow Branch, and adjoins farms No. 1 and 3. There are no buildings on this parcel. NO. 5 IS A LOT OF LAND CONTAIN ing 1 Acre, more or less, and adjoins Home Farm No. 1, and is within one-half mile of Uniontown and near the turnpike aforesaid. The improvements consist of a newly-erected LOG DWELLING HOUSE, stable and other necessary outbuildings, and has heretofore been used as a tenant house on the home place, above described as Farm No. 1. The farms and parcels of laud above de scribed are situated in the mostinteligentand productive part of Carroll county. They, in fact, consist of some of the best land contain ed therein, and are in every respect worthy the attention of persons in want of homes or farms in a neighborhood where its inhabitants for intelligence, virtue, &c., are second to none in the country. The convenience to purchasers of any of these properties above described to churches, schools, postoffices and railroads, makes them or each of them very desirable. Persons desirous of viewing any of the premises, can call upon Solomon Myers, re siding near Trevanion postoffice; Joseph D. Myers, residing near Tyrone postoffice; John C. Wright, Charles L. Lindsay, or Francis T. Bankard, postoffice Uniontown, Carroll Co., Md.; and for further information, call upon or address any one of the trustees at West minster, Md. On Monday , the 10th of March , at 12 o’clock, M., Farm No. 2, situated on Big Pipe Creek, will be offered for sale on the premises; and the next day Tuesday, the 11th of March, on the Home Farm situated near Uniontowu, it, together with the balance of the property, will be offered. Terms of Sale.— One-third part of the pur chase money to be paid on the day or sale, or upon the ratification thereof by the court; and the residue to be paid in two equal payments, the one to be paid in one year, and the other in two years from the day of sale, with interest, and to be secured by the notes of the pur chaser or purchasers, with security to be ap proved of by the trustees. WM. A. McKELLIP, I CHAS. B. ROBERTS, [Trustees. ISAAC E. PEARSON, J McKellip & Clabaugh, Solicitors for Plain tiffs. Chas. B. Roberts, I. E. Pearson, So licitors for Defendants. P. A. Gorsuch, Auct’r. febl6-ts Great bargains at McKINSTRY’S MILLS. Having disposed of ray interest in the lease of the store property, &c., at McKinstry’s Mills, Carroll county, Md., I hereby give notice to my friends, customers and the public generally, that from this date to the Ist day of April, next, I will sell at greatly reduced 5 prices the 1 VARIOUS ARTICLES of MERCHANDISE such as are found in a first-class country store. COME ONE ! COME ALL ! M. O. MYERS, feb 2-2m* McKinstry’s Mills, Md. J&kd e J MY AUNT’S J?EARL RING. [fONTIVI ED FROM FIRST PAGE.] t ii “Nor have I,” returned Guy. “I thought l that, however, might replace it. I went to e Smith’s, but they had nothing like the locket; and I knew your fancy for pearls.” T Meanwhile, in some surprise, I had un- s fastened the packet, and discovered a mag nificent pearl ring instead of my humble s little gold medallion. t “O, but, Guy, I ought not to accept it,” I exclaimed. "You forget I am engaged t to Lord Rutherford.” j “Stuff! Are you never going to take 8 a friendly gift from any one when you arc „ his wife? Nonsense, Magdalen! I was j the means of your losing your pet locket, and Ido my best to replace it. Do not be ( so unkind as to reject my offering.” j A little while ago I should have refused E it firmly; but the wrong path descends very easily, though swiftly, and I was already ] some way in my descent. “Eustace must never know abont it, then,” I thought, but I slipped on the beautiful trinket, and ] laughed as Guy declared I ought only to j wear pearls, for they were the only orna ment delicate enough for my fragile white fingers. Still I was not quite easy, and , when Alice suddenly joined ns, I carefully hid the hand newly decorated from iier sight. , I do not think Guy was pleased at this | interruption, but for once Alice was not to ] be frightened away by even Guy’s dis- , pleasure, and, producing her work, she sat , down and remained with us till the captain ] reluctantly said he must prepare for his j walk home, and even while we sauntered ( down to the gate, and stood for an instant . or two chatting, she remained within view ] on the lawn, as if resolutely determined ( to watch him out and me in. But I was not inclined for a lecture; and j so, leaning my arms on the gate, I resolved , to try Alice’s patience a little. Presently a step coming in the direction Guy had gone made me look up. Of course it must be Captain Deveril returning , for something. I saw a man’s shadow ap- , preaching, and then I started back. It was Lord Rutherford who stood before me. I turned icily cold as he caught me in his arms. “How you startle me! I didnotexpect you in the least,” I exclaimed, and making an effort to hide my embarrassment under a show, at least, of delight. “When did you come? How is Lady Rutherford? Why did you not write ?” “Not a dozen questions, please, dearest, in one breath,” he answered, with a pleased laugh, however. “Let me look at you and see that it is really yourself.” He was in high, even excited spirits, for him; and I could not help gazing at him in astonishment, remembering his late anxious letters. He rushed into the house to give Alice and my father a hasty greeting, and then rejoined me in the garden, having, he said, something particular to say to me. My guilty conscience would have shrunk had he not.uttered the words so joyfully and seemed so happy; and so I stood there waiting for him, and most earnestly trust ing that all would be right. A favorable turn had taken place in his mother's malady, and now the physicians ordered an immediate removal abroad; and her great desire was that our marriage should take place immediately, and that after a short honeymoon we should join her in Italy. Lord Rutherford urged me most earnestly to accede to her wish aud his, and of course I was willing enough. Eustace talked unusually fast; there was much to arrange and little time to do it in, as the wedding would have to take place early in the ensuing week. His own bus-: iness at the park, too, required his presence, and so. after an hour’s earnest conversation, he prepared to leave me. I could scarcely ! believe, as I walked down to the gate the ; second time that evening, that in such a | short space so much had happened. Guy • was almost forgotten—the fair quite. All f I remembered was that next Tuesday the ambition of my life would be gratified, and ; I should belong to the British peerage. We stood at the gate, and for once Eus , tace lingered and we talked. I had a ner -1 vous habit of twisting my fingers when ex -1 cited, and was it my evil fortune or an avenging Nemesis made me fidget with them then ? My thoughts were so entirely engrossed that I was quite startled when Lord Kutherford suddenly exclaimed: “Mind, Magdalen, you have dropped a ring.” He stooped, and, to my horror, took up my pearl circlet. “Ah, that re minds me I have forgotten the case of ' pearls my mother sent you. What a deli cate little affair. I didn’t give you this, ’ did I?” > “No,” I replied, faintly; and then, as he i still held it admiringly, I added, daringly, J “Papa gave it me years ago.” : Perfectly satisfied, he slipped it on my j finger, saying, “I wish I had remembered my mother’s gift. Well, never mind; all , will soon be yours. Good-night, dearest.” I had never told Eustace a flat untruth • before, though I had not hesitated to de -1 ceive him; and I felt anything but com fortable as I retired to bed that night. I was very much excited; nevertheless I could not help being haunted by an un comfortable dread of to-morrow, and di rectly I got to my room I carefully locked up that fatal ring. I was not surprised that the whole of the next day passed without Eustace mak ing his appearance, for I knew he was very busy with servants and tenants; but as the evening drew on I grew a little uneasy. The uneasiness increased when, just as we were going to sitdewn to tea, my father suddenly summoned Alice out of the room. Had anything occurred ? My heart beat so that I could hear it above the ticking of the clock. A quarter of an hour passed, and then, to my intense relief, the door opened and Alice returned. She was decidedly pale, and, coming up to me, she seized my hands, and almost dropped down on the stool be fore me. “Something has happened,” I exclaimed, calmly, for I felt desperate—“something has happened, Alice? Do not keep mein suspense. It is about Eustace ?” “It is,” she answered, faintly. “Oh, Magdalen, what have you done ?” “I have been foolish, I know, but—” “Worse, worse!” she exclaimed. “You have been mad. You have given room for Guy Deveril’s boasting.” I turned pale. “What do you mean, Alice ? Tell me out plainly what has occurred.” “I scarcely know the whole of the story myself, but it appears that some chance brought Lord Rutherford and Captain Deverill together late last night in company, where it angered Eustace to hear Guy speak of you with the freedom he did. He boasted, Magdalen, that he had more in fluence over you than your betrothed, and that it was the coronet alone that made you accept Rutherford. Finally, as words got higher, he declared that you wore his gage d'amour on the same finger with that of your engagement ring. Lord Rutherford gave him a flat contradiction, declaring it was false; and you guess the rest." “A challenge !” I whispered faintly; and Alice burst into tears. I cannot distinctly remember all that passed that miserable evening. I was like one in some terrible dream. Somehow I found myself out in the night air, running between the rose-hedges; and I distinctly see the scene, even now, of summer stars gleaming here and there through the foliage of the trees. And then I stood in the great library of Rutherford House. Lord Rutherford was sitting by the table, with the light falling on his face, writing; but as I entered he looked up. What I said I know not—whether I made a full confession and besought pardon, or whether I gasped out a few accusing sentences and left Eustace to guess the truth—l never distinctly knew. Some words of his, though, stamped themselves on my heart, and haunted me for years: “Tell me one thing, Magdalen,” he said, sternly—“that ring, was it Captain Dev eril’s gift?” “Yes,” I answered, faintly. “Then you told me a falsehood; you, Magdalen, stooped to the degradation of untruth. I have indeed been deceived.” I There was silence—a deadly silence — i during which Eustace Rutherford stood ! looking down on me from his tall height with an expression of stern resolution. I knew I was condemned; my judge was just, I but merciless. 1 “I will grant your request,” at length he : said, in clear, low tones; “I will apologize to Captain Deveril; he spoke truth,” and then he turned and walked out of the room and left me. I never saw him again—indeed never. I was very ill after that, and it was weeks before I recovered complete consciousness, or could comprehend the few lines of fare well he had left for me before starting for : the continent. He did not reproach me for the past, but he only said that we ought both to feel thankful that before, rather than after marriage, we had discovered how totally unsuited we were to make each other happy. Guy Deveril left the neighborhood dur ing my illness. You see, Mabel, my pun ishment was not undeserved, but it was heavy. And now what say you 'to the pearl ring? Think you that it is an aus picious bridal gift ? The Manual Training School at St. Louis has not been in operation very long, but it has already made for itself so good a reputation as to get a bequest of forty thousand dollars in the will of a citi zen who left twice that amount of money for educational and charitable uses. If the school accomplishes the work it has under ■ taken, this amount of money can hardly be put to a better use. The practical educa tion of young men to be good mechanics, that they may not only earn good wages for themselves but promote the manufacturing interests of the whole community, is cer tainly work that deserves substantial en couragement from every one who believes that men and the nation itself should be made self-supporting. Manual training of workmen is the natural complement to any kind of protective policy that seeks to en courage home manufactures. Life is not so short but that there is al ways time for courtesy.