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McCONNELLSBURCj, PA., JANUARY 4, 1900. AE 1. NUMBER U. ODAL STOUTEAGLE. i last Saturday afternoon I at the report of the sud Mrs. Emma Stouteagle . While It was known by ,to friends that Bho had llcatc condition for Home rsons knew that she had :'he bunted late cause of her uvullont arising from con- aglo, the second daugh id Mr. Jame H. Woodal, ihlp, wan born August 30, married to W. F. Stout i place, August 11, 1897. jgsesslng the educational jf m&uy, she was endowed th bo many noble qualities mind that she drew to her circle of appreciative y age she joined the Luth and remalnod therein a iber until her marriage, tiBforred her membership church to which her hus ?d. "r lng preamble and resolu d at a special meeting of chool Board of the McCon , E. church, express the t only of the church but comunity. , In theprovidenceof God, i called to mourn the loss ed sister, Emma Woodal and whereas, she was a liber of the Methodist lurch, an efficient teacher f School, an earnest work use of missions, a woman led character; therefore, , That we regret her early ubmit to the will of God, ght. , rhat the church and Sun- do hereby extend their I tho friends in their be- i That a copy of these le given to the family and , in the papers of MeCon td In the People's Regls- RS. PARKER. t A. Parker, relict of the Jl. Parker, of Big Cove ,0 had been in the Penn ipital several weeks for ed at that place Monday r remains were brought to e at Big CoVe Tannery, I and her funeral will take o'clock this (Thursday ) Interment will take place ;j lot at Union Cemetery. e ; j IY OARBAl'UII. BAD BANK NOTE. CONSTABLE AFTER HARR1S0NYILLE MAN. INTERESTING HISTORY AND BIOGRAPHY BY T. J. THOMPSON OF THIS PLACE. irbaugh, Infant son of Ungellne Carbaugh died '(, December 28th, 18!M at nonths and B days. The id was delicate from its ilt a week preceding Its it rooted a cold from the kth It died on the above D enrtfc'ii darkcold soil tot, so weak und frail, 1 1 on hea Yen's sunny slopes In tod wind oun uot awmll, ' w lln slumbers are, ?aln disturb Its rest; I hotne It nweetly sleeps bag of uiKelv blent. Y CUTC1IALL. ig cough on Monday even y 1, 11(00, George Dewey, nths, son of Mr. and Mrs. all near McConnellsburg. k place at Hustontown ly. The parents have the their many friends In the little son. fe US THIS TIME. ' fer stir up buckwheat for k when meal time came re ten to eut V Well last : vldi ! an Issue that we j I enough to give each sub ,iper, but we found when e that there were so muny to our Fulton County J that Botne one would have id. Ve borrowed from ;Bcrtbers to make up the ery and New Grenada l'.Hre were a number of In- ;jjorlhers elsewhere that we ) to skip. We will try very , r, when we "set the bat- allowance for company. THE SERMONS. i L. J. Heldt, ou New nciomng a dollar lor a Ipt Ion to the News says paper very much not Jine news, but especially p wonderful sermons given ptm that eminent divine, jf I hope that every read jlea sure and profit reud kiimn as I have done, and itoi-s, Is. L. Garland, W el' John a. Harris, assisted f . j. L.amoerson as lug t s accounts of the iullng this week t, no part of the 1 r attention, lovi-Rile On a Wednesday evening, eighty years ago August , 1820 a man driving two horses, may have been seen on the Pennsylvania turnpike crossing Hay Hill and Sidelinghill mountains, on bis way east. As he began the descent of Sideling hill, he was shielded from the warm rays of the August sun by the tower ing mountains west of him: and alight ed to rest his tired horses a few min utes and to quench his thirst from the clean crystal water that cume trickling down the bank Reaching the valley below, he look ed ahead, only to see another hill Greenhlll rise before him. Slowly his horses traveled across it, and as the shades of night were gathering about him he was glad when he found himself in sight of the Travelers' Inn, kept by John Karr, at Lickingcceek Bridge (now Harrisonvllle, six miles west of McConnellsburg)'. Here he asked lodging for himself and his tired horses and soon found pleasant accommodations. In the morning, before breakfast, the traveler asked Mr. Karr for the amount of his bill, and being Inform ed, ho gave Mr. Karr money to take amount of bill from, and in making change, Mr. Karr, the Innkeeper, gave the travelling man a three dollar bunk note. The note which Is now In possession of tho writer of this, Is ubout live in ches long by two and ahalf wide. On the face is a picture of a ship on wa ter, and the following inscription "Tho President, Directors, & "Co., of the Bunk of Wilmington und Brandy wine promise to puy to Guph Jones or bearer on demand THREE DOLLARS . Wilmington. January 4, 1815, John Way, President: Daniel Bynns, Cash ier. Across the right end of the face is printed in plain capitals the word DELAWARE; and across the left, THREE. The traveler said he did not like that bunk note, and did not want to take the three-dollur note, but Mr. Karr, our traveler says, went and got the paper, to show me that this note is pure money. I then took It. On Thursday morning Aug. 8,1820, our traveling man passed through Mc Connellstown, Bedford county, Pa., now McConnellsburg, Fulton county) On his wuy, across the Cove moun tain, 'toward his home In Millerstown, Adams county, Pu., where he was known as James Lvons. Early tho following Monday morn ing, in looking over his money, he did not feel satisfied with the three-dollur n,pte he had received of Mr. John Karr. lie took a sheet of writing paper, wrote on it a letter, enclosed the note. folding the sheet ho that it formed a letter, without envelope ready for the mail. After sealing it with a red i wax wafer, he addressed the said letter Jo Anthony Shoemaker, McConnells- town, Bedford county, Pennsylvania, and mailed it at Emmlttsburg. The postage was twenty cents. Mr. James Lyons, in his letter to Mr. Shoemaker, who was then a Jus tice of the Peace, in McConnellstown, informed him of his doubts about tho genuineness of the note, and instruct ed him to send the constable after him (Mr. John Karr) as soon as possible. We have nothing to show that the constable was sent after Mr. Karr. nor have we any evidence to disprove the statement made bv him. to Mr. Lyons, when ho gave him the note. that it was pure money," neither do wo know why this note has been left folded up in Mr. Lyons' letter for al most 80 years; but one thing we do know that while the three men. iirmn- inent In the long ago history-"-Mr. John Karr, Innkeeper, at Harrison vllle, then known as Licking Creek Bridge; Mr. James Lyons, traveler, and Mr. Anthony Shoemukor, Justice of the Peace, have as Joshua of the Bible says "gone the way of all tho Earth." Tho three-dollur note, is in a good stute of preservation, considering It is 85 years since It was issued. Do any of the old residents of our county have any recollection of Mr. John Karr, Innkeeper ut Licking Creek Bridge in 182oy The Anthony Shoemaker, tho Justice mentioned above was born Oct. 10, 11M1H, and diod In McConnellsburg, December 10, KX Ills two sons, Anthony, jr., and David Shoemaker, both now dead were enguged In busi ness in McConnellsburg a number of years, Anthony, jr., being Justice of the Peace, a long time. They were both official members of th;dr' respec tive churches Anthony and family, Presbyterian, and David and family, Methodist, Anthony, jr., died in McConnells burg, In 1874 in his 74th year, and David in Chumlersbtirg about 1802 or till. Their mother lived to a good old ago, making her home with , her son Duvid, In McConnellsburg. Tlie writer visltd her when she was one hundred years of age had a season of prayer together. She died In 1872 or 7:1 in her one hundred and first year. Rev. George Shoemaker married in McConnellsburg, to Miss Blanche Baldwin, sister of Rev. Amos Buld wln, Is a son of David Shoemaker, und grand-son of Anthony Shoemaker, sr., of our story. George Shoemaker's mother's maiden name was Nancy Hurrls. Anthony Shoemaker, sr., was great-grandfather of U. Grant Shoemaker and sisters living on their farm near our town the only mem bers left of tho many Shoemaker fam ilies formerly composing prominent business people of our town. A coincidence tliut might be mention ed in connection with the above Is the fact that this article was written in the house once owned and occupied by Anthony Shoemaker: and the Editor of the News lives in the house in which the mother and son Duvid lived when the mother died in her 101st year. COURT. NEEDMOIIK. Tho several courts of Fulton; "Pack ice" is now the talk, county will begin Tuesday, Jan- j Mr. and Mis. A. Rtinyau spent nary !)th at 10 o'clock. : one day last week in Warfords- Tlie Sheriff will s,ll at the j burg with their (laughter, Mrs. Court House at 1 o'clock on Mou- i Howard Hill. DEATH OF GEORGE WORK. Lust of One of the Most Prominent 1 amities In the Early History of McConncllshtirg. day the Nth, tho real estate of Prof. B. N. Palmer, Princii al LICKING CREEK. James L. Hampton had the misfortune to cut his hand while getting out spoke wood for Cecil Sipes last week. Stilwell Deshong is ou the sick list. The protracted meeting at the Dunkurd church ,in Belfast is still going on. The protracted meeting com menced ah Ebeue.er last Satur day evening. Howard llolleushead had the misfortune to cut his foot while chopping wood one day last week. Miss Elsie Sipes spent Satur day night with her sister Mrs. May Lake. Miss Linua A. Deshong spent Sunday with her friend Miss Stella Decker of Silnam. Preaching at Siloam next Sun day afternoon. Mrs. B. P. Ranck is visiting friends nt Pleasant Kidge. Parties seem to be quite nu merous, but girls are scarce. Miss Ella Kline of McConnells burg is sjeudiug the holidays with her parents Mr. and Mrs. U. W. Kline and a couple days with the family of 'Squire Jos. Deshong. Miss Sadie Barber, who lias been suffering for some time with a very sore ankle, is still unable to walk. David Deshong, Jr., teacher of Pleasant Grove school, and Ismic Layton spent Saturday night at David's home at Siloam. Lawson Mellott spent Saturday with his sister Mrs. Lydia Pitt man. While hauling limestone hist Friday Stilwel Deshong 's team broke through the ice at the ford ing at Siloam. It required the united efforts of several men with axes to make a road out and extricate- the team. Why not have a county bridge at Siloam? FORT LITTLETON. At his home In Teciiinseh Nebraska, December 20, 1800, R. C. Work died unVr n very short illness. V.v had .T.d.n A Mvorw f T. ml tin. t . . .f i 1... M 1 f ill.. m,.1w .1 u ,ul 'II in ins usual lieaiili up viiuu u uuy ... . , ,, ..... ' v., , ! or two before liis death. The Inimedi- of Moses J. Peck, of riiompsou. week with his parents Mr. and , al f ,,is ,,,.,,. WUft ,,,, of The following accounts will be Mrs. T. R. Palmer. u. .,,it. mul it win pniulcss n it was presented for confirmation MissMattieC. Palmer, accom- sudden. Silas M. Morgret, administra- j pauied by her brother J. J. Pal- isS" ' of -lobuston County tor of the estate of Mrs. Zilla Mc- mer of Chicago, spent Friday cir- l'"''111"''1 ! nmnimcli. Ne- Kee; Geo. W. Cray, of Rachel h. ! culatmg among fru-.uls ,n 1 honm- ..ll,,,.rt ,.,.,. w,.k wa ,,,. llt Mellott, and Lucinda Cromwell, ; son. Met .iinellsbutg. Pu.. August 2o.l, of John C. Cromwell; also the tic- ! Messrs. G. I. Covalt and Clar- und in early manhood embarked iii count of W. L. Woodcock assignee ence Akers of Akersville, inside a mercantile business: afterwards he Hying trip to West Virginia last i "I,t ""'1 1 '" " ''J'"'1''"' " " "' u 4 1 1 stute iiml then put down the llrst pe- Saturday. ; tl.,,m Wc11h in the state of Virginia. Ci. G. Chambers of Carlisle and , n,. was married to Jessie Mcl.unuhau. Miss Anna Covalt of Covalt, visit-1 of dreencastle, Oct. 10, 1800, ami with ed Miss Etta Everts at this place ' 1,ls .voting wife came west, llrst settling last Monday I in Council BlutTs, lowu, und then in ... , , , 1870 came to this eitv und enguged in Misses Date Lake and d.Vl j ti,(. Int.,vu.,tile business. This he con Hess Who have beeu in Philadel- j Unued until 1SS4, when lie sold his store Esq. The second time Andrew Work was married to Rebecca, daughter of Major .lohn-iton who at that time owned a large tract of land south of McCon nellsburg, including the furms now owned by (i. Newton Hoke, und Iwdrs of the lute .hired Pittmun. Among the members of the family by this mar riage were Robert George, the subject of this notice, Johnston, who was mar ried to a sister of G. N. Hoke of this place, and .lane, wife of Mr. F. A. Grcuthcud. Mrs. Greuthcnd died In this place In 18!rj. Personal. fiong ci for the creditors of L Co. George Rexroth and John W. Funk, of McConnellsburg; Johu E. Speck and William McGowan, of Burnt Cabins, and R. W. Bar net of Fort Littleton are each asking for liceuse to keep an Inn or Tavern and to sell liquor at their respective places. William Miller of Dublin Mills has been granted letters of ad ministration on the estate of his phia returned home Saturday. Misses Ollie Hess and- Anna Culler visited the family ofT. R. Palmer Saturday. Lee Barber of Saltillo is visit- to Dick McLuiiuhun. Since that time he hus devoted his entire time to look ing ufter his property interests, buy ing invested in u number of farms and several tine pieces of business and residence properties in and around our city. He was u member of the Presby i leriun church of this city, having unit 1 eil with the same ubout twenty-live yours ugo, was also a member of the ; Masonic order, the Royul Arch and ! Knights Tcinplur of this city. "While Mr. Work was not of late i years in the best of health, he was ! nearly always able to lie out, und his I was u familiar figure on our streets. His wile had been dangerously sick j for the past four weeks anil he was jgreutly worried over her condition I und only the duy before his death he talked with her and other relatives of the upprouching Christmas festivities of the happiness that it would bring to many, and he looked forward to the fll'V with tin. U.M'iiiwt of will lafin'l mil. with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. , ure being prepared 1o pass over j )Ut tl.e death angel was then hovering Isaiah Lehman, of Lashley. the roads in safely. near and the end cume quickly. Ludwig Fisher, wife, and two Many of the young folks of this ' Work was of Tecumseh'H daughters, Rachel and Jessie, i vicinity attended the Christmas I n",sl 1,,'",'vo1' "1 ""'"' 1,u hl""' wus uN .., ., . .,i . . . . ,. , ,,. , I ways open to the wants of the poor, spent Christmas with the family I entertainment on 1 ,mber Ridge j ,p JfnV(i ,mu.h t,mt wus ,v,,. knovvlli of Daniel llebner. ! on Saturday night. Among the j nm lmmv f or poor will miss his Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Rice, their ! rest was one young gentleman, i generous benefuction.i.in the future." daughter Pearl, and Emma Rob- who recently purchased a new ! With the death of Mr. Work tho last insou attended the birthday din-! driving horse which was not ! -r most prominent ... . ' . , . . . , ... ., , , .. : families in the historv of McConnells- ner of Mrs. Mtuuie Miller, atPur-j (luainted with the road, and it ! , , , eel, Bedford county, last Wed- turned to the left instead of to uesday. Mrs. Ella R. McKibbiu and until it was near Licking Creek son George W. Miller, deceased, j iug the family of his aunt Mrs. - - ! Sarah Everts. AMARANTH. We've now eutered a new year, and have turned a new leaf which we hope will be brighter and bet ter than any of the past, John Rhea, who has been at tending school at Shippeusburg, is home spending the Holidays with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. James Rhea. A. Lincoln Lehman. Esq., a prominentattoruey of Fair mount, W. Va., is spending some time We art; having very cold weath er here at present the mercury dropping clear out at the bottom of the tube (when broken). Our village is becoming an ex ceedingly business place. Times are good, and everybody busy. The noise and smoke of the"Funk Mills" show to all passers by that business is booming. Also, tho cling of that hammer greets the ear ou passing the "Ptillin burger" row, tells us the horses Freezing weather skating is good. Miss Alcestu Sellers, of Fort Loudon, was the guest of Miss Frances E. Cromer last week. Miss Sellers is one of Franklin county's successful teachers. Rush Hill, youngest son of Dr. D. A. Hill, who had the misfor tune to fall from D. K. Wilt's hay mow, is improving. Fraker Bros, have suspended sawing in Plum Hollow for a few days on account of a broken cable wheel. D. K. Wilt is llllinghis ice-house this week with niue and ten-inch ice. Hon. D. H. Patterson and P. M. Taylor were surveying lands in Plum Hollow a couple days last week. H. W. Dubbs, who had been spending his vacation at his home in this place, returned on last Saturday to resume his duties as teacher in one of Westmoreland county's schools, Derry Station, Pa. A. D. Hohman and C. F. Scott, a couple of . McConnellsburg sports and their respective ladies, passed through this place enrouto to Meadow Gap one day last week. Fresh Oysters at D. K, Bare & Sou's. Wm. J. Clino, Sr., has purchas ed the Frances Woollet property in this place. Consideration 3 15. Mrs. Carrie McKibbiu spent Tuesday with the family of Rob ert Carson. Dauiel A. Mellott and wife wear a smile it is a girl. Joseph I., spade, of Roar iug Springs, spent a few days in the Valley last week. Walter E. Stein spent Satur day and Sunday with his mother in Emmaville. Miss Emma Fisher was the guest of Miss Emma Robinson Sunday. J. C. Hixou shipped a nice lot of jioultry to New York last week. Mrs. Barbara Hammann is on the sick list. Her son Lewis, who has spent the last eight years in Kansas on a farm, is home on a visit. Benjamin F. Oakmau spent lar t of last week in Licking Creek township. George Carson spent Sunday with George Mills and family. S. E, McKee is filling his ice house this week. burg has passed uway The father of the diriiiMiil. Andrew ' the right, and was uot discovered ; Work, was one of MeConnellsburg-s earliest merchants, living und keeping store In the building ou the corner of Water and Second streets where the Racket store now is. He owned near ly all the outlying lots about McCon nellsburg, and to give some idea of the value attached he offered them to any one who would puy out the quit rents. A scrap of curly history may be interesting at this point. The land now occupied by the borough of McConnellsburg belonged primarily to tin; Indians and was from them purchased along with the other land in the Big Cove in 17"4, the treaty not being ratified by all the tribes in terested until 17")8, This accounts for the Indian tnussaerc of the white set tlers in the Big Cove in 17.V. Four yeui's lifter the treaty had been rutilled by the Indians ; lTii'Ji, Daniel and William McCouuell, two brothers, ol it (lined fivini the Penn heirs, u wur rant for the land on which McConnells burg nov stands. The western fever striking William he sold oui to Daniel und took the lamented Gn e'ev's ad vice. (The west then meant out ubout Pittsburg. ) Tne enterprising Daniel believed that he had "acres of dia monds" at 1 1 ' 1 1 ii-: und with vision of a SALUVIA S. D. Stevens, manager for the Singer company, at Chainbers burg, accoinpauied by his wife and little daughter, Grace, is vis itiugMrs. Stevens's mother, Mrs. Harris. Joseph Sipes has gone to Pet ersburg, Pa., to visit his daugh ter, Mrs. Rup. He will spend a few days with friends in Altoona, euroute home. Mr. and Mrs. Cessna, of Yel low Creek, spcut Christmas with Mr. and Mrs. Johu Miuick. Johu Met.ler, who had been visiting his daughter, Mrs. Geo. Beta of Chambersburg, returned to his home at Harrisonville, Tuesday. Miss Lottie Mellott is visiting her sister, Mrs. George Kautt'man of Pleasant Ridge. L. I. Deshong has been ap pointed jxist master at Harrison ville, and tho postoftice has been raised to the rank of a money -order oftice. Keep thy steed well guided, Tom. J. J. 'aimer, of Chicago, has beeu visiting home folks for the past two weeks. Morgan Mann has been very orly for the past three weeks. A very interesting local insti tute was held here ou last Friday night. E. B. Morton was chosen president of the meeting. His countenance showed that some thing had produced a very pleas ing effect. The reason was all made plain when some one said his school had presented him with a very valuable present. The institute was very well at tended. Among those present were Misses Stella M. Bard and Mattio C. Palmer, of Ayr; Mr. Keefer, of Thompson; G. I. Co valt, of Brush Creek. The last named gentleman deems it more imM)rtant to use the time ujmiu other branches than spend fifteen .......i: luiuuie m u-suuueui i euu.uy. . a ln,un(1 y ,,f, ()U m ,()tf. Among those of Belfast were part of his furm and named the enter Misses Minnie Funk, Laura Dosh- J prise MeConnell's town. it would ong, Henry Bard, D. Deshong, Jr., j lh" "u r'"tlemun's eyes wuter nnd F. R Morton Prof It N I" ll" ''mll(l ", l''"nitted to come buck Mr. and Mrs. John Bard, of Belfast township, were pleasant callers ut the Nkws office last Friday. N. 15. Hunks, Esq., of Brush Creek Valley spent lust Friday and Satur day ut McConnellsburg. Herbert Morgret, one of Belfust's best citizens whs in town on Friday. 'Prof. II. W. Dubbs, principal of schools ut Derry Station, Pu., spent his holiday vacation with friends ut Fort Littleton. John W. Creek, Buck Valley's pop ular Justice, sjM'nt last Friday and Saturday in town. T. J. Thompson of this place is con fined to bis home on account of un at tack of csysipelus which, to soy the least, is very unpleasant. W. M. Harper of Nceleyton, Hunt ingdon county, who wus visiting the families of Henry Shetlleld und Sey mour Polk near Fort Littleton, spent last Saturday in McConnellsburg. Isauc Lux ton, of near Needmore, who bus been enguged in the undertak ing business for several years, wus In town Sutiirday. I). D. Deshong, Jr., Pleasant Grove's efficient teacher spent last Sat urday In McConnellsburg. Our old teacher friend. Joseph Desh ong, of Pleasant Ridge, stopped long enough at the Nkws olllce lust Satur day to exchange pleasant greetings. C. .1. Wink und son Juddy spent Sunday night with the family of Sam uel Kelley of this place. M. D. Muthius, of Hustontown, brought his daughter Miss Millie to town on Wednesduy to tuke instruc tion in music from Prof. Miller. Prof, und Mrs. B. I . Miller return ed to this pluce Tuesduy uiur having spent u very enjoyable ten-days'Sioli-day vacation each visiting mother an.', mother-in-law. Dr. Swartzwelder favored us with u slice of his time while in town Wednes day. Like poor Doctor Cook, ho says it is distressingly healthy down 'about Needmore. Mr. unci Mrs. Edgar Crlswell anil Mrs. J. H. Johnston ull of Pittsburg, reached Big Cove Tannery Wednes duy evening to attend the funeral of Mrs. Parker. Palmer, of Saltillo, one of Ful ton's' former teachers took an active part in the discussious. Wo are very sorry to lose the Professor, as we know him to be one of our very best teachers, and we envy his services to the peo ple of Saltillo, and hope he may again return to our little county. Marcus Mellott has recently completed his new dwelling, which iie was forced to do after the tire. DUBLIN MILLS. There will be an iustitute at Winegardner's school house Jan uary 11th if the weather is favor able; if not, on the li'th. J. S. Anderson has returned to Pittsburg via Coaldale. The meeting at Clear Ridge closed Thursday night. Mrs. D. P. Anderson who has been ill is slowly recovering. Harry Locke had a twenty pound turkey Christmas'. luid see the McConnellsburg of to-duy . These lots he sold for - us much us buyers were willing to give- he in every cuse reserving un annual rental of ten shillings (l..'U). This annual rental Is culled quit-rents, und ou muny lots in the town has been puid from that duy to this. Several of the best build ings in town stand on ground on which the owner pays' annually this rental, which amounts now to one dollar. If the owner of the ground wants to lie rid of the quit-rent und get a perfect tilV, he buys it out for Kl.llli. There iir ' ubout thirty lots in. (own yet on v hich quit-rents ure paid. Prior to 18iil most of these were ouned by A. .1, Work's heirs, who ut that date sold them to the lute Hon. Daniel Logan. Most of tlietn ure now lu the nunds of Hon. George A. Smith. Andrew Work was married twice. The name of his first wife we do not have ut bund, but by this union two children were born a son and a daugh ter. The sou James grew up and be en me a merchant building the brick house now owned by Mrs. J. S, Pitt man, about 18.14, and keeping store there several years. The daughter be came the wifo of Rev. Robert Mo Nuughton grand-father of our towsn man Flnley McNuughton Johnston, Harvey O. Unger of this place was j helping to get out ice at Pitt man's pond lust Friday. My some means, a j piece fell on his right foot, very se j verely Injuring it. (Not tho ice.). ( fine consequence Is that Harvey will be off work for a few daps. j Andrew Fruker of Taylor township, this county, has u fine, lnrgo milch cow that bus had four calves within thir teen months. Johu K. Locke, formerly of Dublin Mills hus changed his residence from Piteiiirn to Turt le ( 'reek, Pa. The man who blames his wife for ! keeping his dinner waiting by stop- plug to look in shop windows is the I very fellow who couldn't puss a dog ; tight in the street if his life depended 1 on it. ' The first new subscriber to the Nkws I in 1000 was Mrs. B. M. Duwney of ( liieugo. iter dollar reached us ou New Year's day. The first subscriber to pay us money in 1000 was our friend Jacob RoU of Tml township, who came in curly New Year's morning und bunded us a do, lar. In the census district of which this county is a part there will 1k 18 enu merulors. The law provides one enu merator for every .'HKHI Inhabitants. There ure about ,Y!,000 inhabitants in the district. The uppoliilmcut will not be made until spring ullhough there is already u scrumblo for the desired po sitions. Congressman Million says no appointments have yet liceii made. The Circuit Court for Frederick county, Md., with Chief Judge Mc Sherry und Associate Judges Hender son und M otter on the bench hus ren dered an important decision, refusing the right to turnpike companies to collect toll for vehicles In attendance upon funerals. County Commissioners Stuuk ard, Plessiuger, and Cunningham completed their term of oftice on Monday noon; and the new offi cers, H. K. Malot, A. V. Kelly' and John Fisher were sworn in. S. W. Kirk was re-elected clerk, and John P. SqMjs, counsel.