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LOCAL tsthtws.
Some Little Jottings About Peo
ple and Things.
\ A. C. McCardell spent the day in Bal
\tti>nore on business.
Mrs. George McCleery is visiting her
Bhiyrental home in Woodsboro.
TS/john W. T. Wiles went to Philadelphia
aflMiere he will spend some time.
• Mrs. John U. Marked and daughter,
Antoinette, tire visiting in Baltimore.
Fix-Sheriff George Edward Myers is on
a business trip to Baltimore and Annapo
George F. Kline. East South street,
has been spending some tune in oalti
Mrs. Douglass Hooff and Miss Rob
bins. Record street, are visiting in Balti
Jacob Kohrback made an address at
the Gaithersburg. High School on Mary
land Day.
William Morningstar and family have
removed from West Church street to W.
Seventh street.
I Mr. and Mrs. Jacob B. Scarftjcelebrated
# the sixtieth anniversary ol their wedding
* on Monday last.
Miss Alice Feiser, of near Walkers
ville, is visiting Mrs. Grayson Crttmbaugh,
North Bent/, street.
Miss Mnllie Eisenliauer was in Wash
ington attending the funeral of her uncle,
Mr. Boniface Sauter.
Lawson Cline, of Wolfsville, is visiting
his daughter, Mrs. J. Edward Phleeger,
West Patrick street.
Richard Johnson, of the University of
Virginia, Charlottesville, Va., is on a visit
to his home in this city.
Mrs. Elizabeth R. George, of Virginia,
was a guest at the home of William G.
Baker, Buckeystown.
Mrs. Charles N. Black and daughter,
Charlotte, of near Buckeystown, are vis
iting relatives in this city.
Alderman Martin C. Kemp and family
have removed from West Patrick street
to 109 West Third street,
v Mrs. Maud S. Gardner, of Hagerstown,
fciisititig her parents, Mr. and Mrs. M.
Lease, North Market street.
OK A United States detective was in this
v ®ty and had a conference with United
7tates Deputy Marshal Lewis F. Carter.
* 'Hie daughters of the American Revo
lution celebrated the anniversary of the
landing of the Maryland colony on Mon
day last.
Superintendent George E. F. Anderson
ot the Frederick Railroad and family
have removed from 244 to 222 East Pat
rick street.
Dan A. White, national organizer for
the Socialist party, Monday night ad
dressed a meeting in the United Fire
Company Hall.
The United Fire Contpnny, after care'
fully testing, found that all requirements
had been met, accepted the new auto en
gine and paid for same.
The directors of the First National
Bank of Cumberland elected Mr. Henry
Shriver president and Joel L. Griffith
[ vice-president and cashier,
r Mr. and Mrs. Everett Ricketts, East
Third street, have returned from an ex
tended visit to relatives and friends in
Rockville and Germantown.
Frederick City Lodge, No. 100, 1. O.
O. F., was visited by the State officers
recently. After the meeting speeches
were made and luncheon served.
Miss Regina Rodock, who is studying
at the St. Vincent’s Hospital, New York,
to be a trained nurse, is visiting at her
parental home. East Patrick street.
C. H. Eckstein, assignee of the mort
gagee, sold at public sale the Shook
property on West Patrick street, to Chas.
J,. Renn for $1,590. John L. Dutrow was
the auctioneer.
With a bag containing two live chick
ens lying ten feet away, the mangled body
of John Lewis, colored, was found along
the B. & O. tracks about 200 yards west
of Bartholow’s station.
, At a cost of $15,000 the Washington
■(County Hospital Association has remod
jftCyd Kee-Mar College building, I lagers
and made an up to-date hospital,
w/wwill be occupied by April 1.
gJJgMuy 8 has been decided upon as the
’aate for the athletic meet of the Y. M. C.
A., provided the date is satisfactory to
the organizations of the several schools
which are expected to take part.
Maurice Loy left to fill a position which
he has accepted with the Western Mary
land Railroad. Mr. Loy has been ap
pointed relief agent and telegraph opera
tor, and will be located in Baltimore.
Col. Gist Blair, of Montgomery county,
who has for weeks been looked upon as a
receptive candidate for Congress from
tit - Sixth Maryland District, Inis made a
formal announcement of his candidacy.
County Clerk Harry W. Bowers, who
is a well known hunter, has had several
hundred blanks printed to be used by
him in securing permission from land
owners to allow' him to hunt on their
/ Train traffic was held up several hours
on the Western Maryland Railroad. The
truck of the tender on I rain No. 4, en
gine No. 160, broke, tearing up 150 ties.
\ Fortunately none of the passenger cars
j were derailed.
j Dominick E. Dempsey, manager of the
Geneva Boiler Works, Geneva. N. Y.,
which recently located at Hagerstown,
accompanied bv six ladies, members of
his office force, spent Sunday sightseeing
in Frederick.
William C. W. Smith, ol near Ijams
ville. has pnrehased from the estate of
the late J. W. Downey, a farm near New
Market, and will move upon it in the
near future. Mr. Smith will pay particu
lar attention to dairying and stockraising.
I he automobile of Eugene Grove was
damaged and a wheel torn ofi, when in
Jyairnmg from Court street into Patrick
the machine struck the curb in
of the Seeger hardware store. Be-
TSgor'd the tearing off ot the wheel no
was done.
Louis C. Witkowski, former mayor of
Glen Echo, lost his suit to recover as in
l -ormer, one-half of the s6co fines imposed
for violations of the Sunday laws at Glen
Echo Park last summer, lie will have to
pay the costs of the court proceedings,
amounting to about SSO.
A largely attended meeting was held
at the Peoples’ Bank Building n Smiths
burg to urge the construction of a State
road from the Pennsylvania line just north
of Ringgold through Smithsburg to
Boonsboro and on to the Potomac river
or byway of Cavetown to Hagerstown.
' Frederick Aerie. No. 1067, Fraternal
Order of Eagles, held a largely attended
ar.d interesting meeting in their hall on
East Church street. After the business’
meeting of the lodge a social session was
held to which a number of the friends of
the lodge were invited, and refreshments
of sandwiches and coffee were served.
Lewis E. Shell man, of near I’oint of
Rocks, lost a fine horse bv lung fever.
The animal was valued at $250.
t William J. Airey, of Martinsburg, wps
y painfully injured by being run over on the
0 B. &O. R. R. near Harper’s Ferry. He
may lose a leg.
_ A serious wreck occurred on the B. &
“ O. at Buckeystown station, wrecking a
large number of freight cars and closing
travel for six hours.
Horace Zacharias lost a very valuable
* driving hoise bv death. The animal had ,
been driven to Walkersville, where it was j
| taken sick and died.
|. ! The first meeting of the creditors of
I Hamlett & Webb, plumbers, was held in
I The creditors elected Charles !
' I McC. Mathias as trustee.
Former United States Minister and j
' Mrs. Joseph Lee have returned to their i
ltortie, Needwood Forest, alter spending
'■ the winter in Philadelphia.
Mary Norris, colored, was committed
1 to Monti vue Hospital by Justice Eckstein
-for treatment. Constable Hattver con- j
veygd her to t!ie institution.
. The train due in this city at 10.50 ar-1
- rived late on account of a boulder having
rolled on the track injuring some of the
- cars, but not injuring any of tiie passeu
- gers.
I)r. Noah F„ Kefanver, of Frederick,
t will build a horn •on his father's farm at 1
- “Airview r , Middletown’s rapidly grow- 1
ing, suburb, along the trolley line' a short 1
* distance from the- eastern edge of town.
Emory Leatherman, of near Myers- 1
ulle. this county, has accepted a position
I as manager ol a 2,000 acre tract n ar
r Salford, Alabama, for the Prairie Land
’ Alfalfa Company, and w ill leave for that
place with his family on March 50.
William Wheekly, aged 28 years, a
traveling fireman on the B. & 0., was
killed at Sir John’s Run, ten miles west of
Martinsburg, when an engine backed over
’ him while he was inspecting some cars.
He made his home in Brunswick.
1 Former Comity Treasurer C. C. Riser,'
’ of near Middletown, was tendered a sur
prise at his home. About 125 persons
f were present. Mr. Riser will shortly
t move to his new home erected along the
National Pike in East Middletown.
. Miss Edna Keller, a senior member of
■ Jefferson High School was awarded a
scholarship to the Maryland Agricultural
, College at College Park, for writing the
- best essay on Domestic Science. She
will attend the special course this week.
■ The Election Supervisors have added
: three additional men"to the force em
ployed in copying the names on the reg
istry books. Those added are Aubrey
Lindsay, Thurmont; C. Herbert Thomas,
Adamstown; X. E. W. Storm, Frederick.
; Miss Stockman, of near Shookstown,
I was taken ill on North Market street.
She was taken into Mrs. John Eisen
hatter's and Dr. T. B. Johnson summoned
and it was found that she was suflering
front an attack of acute indigestion. She
was taken to the City 1 lospital.
Interest in .1 tragedy which occurred on
Decoration Day two years ago near Han- j
cock has been revived by the report that
Claude McClusker, who shot and killed ■
Tobias Roman and has been a fugitive
from justice ever since, came into Han
cock a few days ago to make some pur
Cumberland is to have a new $500,000
hotel, modeled after the New Howard of
Baltimore, to be seven stories high and
with 150 guests rooms, besides a spac
ious lobby, reception rooms, ball, dining
and banquet rooms. The new hotel is
to be erected by a company headed by
\V. E. Hamilton, of Hagerstown.
In the window ol Brish Brothers’ store,
on West Patrick street, is a quilt made of I
silk ribbons won in poultry shows by
these well known poultryinen. The quilt
contains hundreds of ribbons. The win
dow also contains fourteen varieties of
eggs from fowls raised by them.
S. M Kefanver, of Middletown, who
for some years has conducted merry go
rounds in various parts of the country,
has leased for a period of ten years, a
building which will be erected at Brad
dock Heights, for the purpose of housing
a fine carousal and merry go round.
Work upon the erection of the building
has begun.
I'he Frederick Chapter, Daughters of
the American Revolution, will, as usual,
be represented at the approaching con
gress ol the National Society to be held
iu Washington, I) C, the week of April
15. Tile regent, Mrs. Francis Marked
and the following alternates expect to be
present: Miss Julia Belt and Miss Kath
erine Ramsbnrg.
Board of Aldermen Met in Special
Colonel E. Austin Baughman and ;
! Holmes D. Baker, petitioned the board ,
| to regulate traffic on the streets of the 1
1 city. The City Attorney was instructed 1 1
to prepare an ordinance to conform with ;
the petition presented. ,
The market hours were changed by ,
request, commencing on April Ist, and ,
continuing until November Ist, at 6 a.
m., and from November Ist to April Ist,
at 7 a. tn.
Calvin E. Schildtknecht petitioned to ,
repair East street from the Morris Iron 1 •
Works to Church street. City Attorney ■
Smith, and Aldermen Johnson and Criin- I (
mins were authorized to visit Annapolis j ,
on behalf of the bill tor the appropria- ' ,
tion of $4,000. which is now pending.
Mr. Terry, representing the Texas 1
Paving Company, was before the board ,
in relerence to paving matetial Pile ; ,
ordinance to pass West Church street j ]
was passed, and the following contracts i |
i were awarded: t |
Hauling the paving blocks from the ,
j cars and placing them on the streets, (
j was awarded to the Maryland Brick and
Supply Company, at $2 per thousand.
| There was no olher bid, and the com
j pany received the contract. |
Sewer Pipe—Maryland Brick and -
Supply Company, 12-inch, 25 cents per ]
! foot; connections, $1.25 each; 6-inch pipe, ]
| 10 cents; 8-inch pipe, 15 cents. Fred- (
1 erick Brick Works, 12-inch, 25 cents per ,
j foot; connections sl.Ol • 6-itich, 9J4 cents ,
’ per foot; 8-inch. 167 J cents per foot.
N. J. Wilson and Sons $97-77 * or the i
entire lot of pipe ,
Upon these bids N. I Wilson and ,
Sons were ttie lowest bidders, but it was (
learned that thev did not have the pipe ,
on hand, and neither did the Frederick (
j Brick Works. Because of the fact that 1
] the job is a rush one. and that some of |
the pipe was wanted immediately, the ;
1 contract was awarded to the Maryland
Brick and Supply Company, at a Did of j
$109.05 for the entire lot of pipe.
The Maryland Brick and Supply Com 1
pany was awarded the contract for river !
sand, at a bid of st.2o per ton. The bid
of the Frederick Brick Works was $1.25 j
For bank sand, for use as a cushion,
I the contract was let to Edward Houck
j at a bid of 60 cents a cart load, or about
!80 cents a ton. The bid ot the Fred- j
j erick Brick Works was 95 cents a ton.
A. G. Quynn and Company were
| awarded the contract for curb bar at a .
bid of 14cents per foot. There was 1
another bid at 14 cents, but it was held j
that this bar was harder to use and finish
a curb than the other.
Andrew Ferguson said to have been
the oldest licensed steamboat pilot in the
United States, died of pneumonia at Jef-
I fersonville, Ind., at the age of 52. He
was a veteran of the Civil War.
Some of Those Who Have Fallen
Before the Silent Reaper.
Alice Thompson, need 15 years, died
I of consumption at Montevue Hospital.
Her remains were taken to her late home
near Urbana.
i Franklin C. and William S. Gosnell, of
this rity, received word March 20 of ihe
sudden death of their father, Stuart F. '
1 Gosnell, of York, Pa. Interment was
1 made in Frederick.
Information has been received here of
the death in Springfield, Ohio, of Mrs.
Laura Suntan, widow of the late William
'll. Sunian. formerly of this city. She is
survived by several brothers and sisters.
Mrs Annie Elizabeth Shreve, wife of
Dr. Charles V\ . Shreve died March 22, at
her home, near Dickerson, Montgomery I
; county, aged 75 years. Her death was i
due to pneumonia. She is survived by
her husband and eight children.
Matthew Chilton, a native of Caroline
; county, and retired merchant ot Denton,
1 died of general debility at his home at
Denton, March 20. in the ninety-fifth year
ot his age. Mr. Chilton was an uncle of
ex-Mayor William F. Chilton, of this
.Mrs. Iva \ ictoria Keenev, wife of
Simeon Keenev. died at her home at
Walkersville, March 24. aged 42 years.
Death was due to cancer, and came after
long suffering. She was a member of the
Lutheran church. Her husband and four
children survive, two daughters and two
Thomas W. Fisher, formerly engaged
in tile wholesale tobacco business iti Bal
timore, died March 25. at his home in
Hanover, Pj. A widow, who was Miss
Nannie Simmons, of Frederick county;
three sons, Bradley Johnson, John Gor
don and James Albert Fisher, who are in
tiusiness at Hanover, and one daughter,
Miss Mary. Amelia Fisher, survive.
After a lingering illness of about three
years Major William 1. Bikle. of Waynes
boro, Pa . died recently, aged 72 years.
Born in Tliurmont, this countv. lie was
the son of Mr. and Mrs. Christian Bikle.
During his residence in Waynesboro be
served as a member of the Town Council
and for the last three years was president
of the Board of Health.
Solomon Garber, a well known and re
spected resident, died March 27, at his
home, 115 East Fourth street, after a long
illness, aged 65 years. Mr. Garber was
a carpenter and had last worked on the
recent improvements at the Evangelical
Reformed church, of which lie was a de
voted member. He leaves a widow and
one daughter, Mrs. Mary Krepps.
William II Morningstar, a well-known
resident died at Montevue Hospital on
March 24, ol general debility, aged S 2
years. Mr. Morningstar was a brick
maker and cooper by trade. He leaves
no family. His wife, who was Margaret
Kline, a sister of Messrs, Thomas and
George Kline, this city, died many years
ago. A brother survives him.
John J. A. F'ilbv died March 2r at his
home, 105 West Sixth street, after a long
illness, in his 58th year. He had been a
life-long resident of this city and of late
years had kept a grocery store. He leaves
a widow, a stepson, George W. Shel
horn. and a stepdaughter. Mrs. Harry
Barthlow. Three brothers, Thaddeus
and Samuel, of this city, and Thomas, of
Baltimore, also survive him.
Mrs. Minnesota N. Dixon, widow of
Lewis P. Dixon, died March 26. at her
home. 125 blast Sixth street, after a long
illness from tuberculosis, aged 48 years.
Mrs. Dixon was a daughter of the late
James P. Perry. Two daughters, Misses
Helen Smith Dixon and Mary Perrv
Dixon, survive her; a brother. Millard F.
Perry, and a sister, Mrs. 1. N. Loy, also
survive her.
Edmund P. Feaga, a well-known citi
zen. died at his home at Yellow Springs,
after a few days illness of typhoid pneu
monia. aged 66 years. He was a miller
bv trade, but has not followed his voca
tion for several years. He is survived by
a widow, who was Miss Lydia Ramsburg,
sister of William H. Ramsburg, of this
city, and one son, Prof. Charles E. F eaga,
of this city.
Miss Katherine Geasey. of Mountain
dale, died at her home at that place on
Thursday morning, March 21, aged forty
years. Death was due to cancer. Miss
Geasey underwent an operation about a
year ago, and while she was temporarily
relieved, vet several months ago her
trouble returned, and little hope was held
for her recovery. She is survived by her
mother, Mrs. Thomas Geasey. and three
sisters and four brothers, as follows: Miss
Elsie Geasev, at home; Mrs. Samuel
Lambert. Utica; Mrs. Jacob Haller. Ara
by; George W. Geasey, Luther T. Gea
sey, Spencer O. Geasev, at home; Win,
C. Geasey, Mountaindaie.
Charles L. Cronise, a well-known re
tired farmer, died at his home, 116 West
Third street, of paralysis, aged 65 years.
He is survived by the following sisters:
Mrs. Ellen Kirkpatrick, of Los Angeles,
Cal.; Mrs. Albert Zimmerman. Buckeys
town district, and Miss Lizzie R. Cronise,
who made her home with the deceased, j
He was a director in the Franklin Sav- j
ings Rank, and one of the organizers and
directors of tiie old W., F. & G. Rail
road. In politics Mr. Cronise adhered to
the Republican party. He was a member
of the Reformed church and served at
times as deacon and elder. The funaral
took place on Wednesday afternoon at
two o'clock, with services at the house
and interment in Mt. Olivet cemetery.
Mr. Boniface Sauter. a prominent re
tired businessman, died at his home, 925
K street, N. W., Washington, I). C., 011
Sunday last. Mr. Sauter was a large real
estate owner in the northwestern section
of Washington, and was for sixty-three
years interested in the. growth o( that sec- !
tion. in 1858 lie married Catherine Eis
enhauer, of Frederick City, a sister of j
Joseph F. and the late John Eis
enhauer. He is survived bv his widow,
two sons—Harrv and Balsey Sauter, and \
two daughters —Mrs. Charles McChesnev '
and Mrs. John B. Flynn. His funeral ,
took place from St. Mary's Catholic I
church with a requiem mass. Interment
was made in the Catholic Cemetery, near
Brookland. Father Roth officiated and
delivered a sermon eulogizing the de
ceased. The Knights of St. Joseph and
St. Boniface attended the funeral and
acted as pallbearers.
Our City Fathers Meet.
The Hoard of Aldermen met in reg
ular session, a few nights ago, with all
of the members present, and with His
Honor, Mayor Schell, presiding. All
arrangements for the paving of West
Church street, between Mark< t md
Court streets, were consummated. The
; Citv Engineer will be in charge.
The Civic Club, represented bv three
lof their members, were present, and
asked the board to assist the org.mi/.i
--j tioii on "Clean Up Day,” May ist, by
I sprinkling the gutters throughout the
: city. They also asked permission to
place live garbage cans through the bus- j
' ittess section of the city, which was j
granted. They filed a complaint against !
j the non-compliance with the speeding I
I ordinances.
| The ordinance against spitting on the!
! side walks, etc., all of which were satis- 1
factorilv explained to the petitioners.
Messrs. Markell and Ford were ac
corded the contract for coal for the year.
Dennis C. Lambert was given permis
sion to tap the pipe on tile Tnscarora
pipe line fir domestic purposes. The
condition of Carroll street was set forth I
by Mr. lames 11. Gambrill, |r., and the \
matter was referred to the Street Com-
J mittee and they were instructed to re- j
I port at their next monthly meeting.
Messrs. Wilcnxon and Warebitne. rep
resenting the Frederick Realty Com
pany, petitioned the Board to have Flm
street macadtmzed and new kerbing con
structed. Referred to the Street Com
The Hospital Association asked for a
grade on Park avenue. Referred to the
Street Committee.
The salaries of the electric light engi
neers and firemen were increased SIO.OO
per month each.
After much discussion, and after Mr.
Rice had voted nay, the following hills
were passed and ordered to be paid:
Ross Valve Manfg. Co $ 400 00
H. C. Roberts Electric Supply
Company 134 08
O. T. Zurn & Company 46 So
Corlies Macey & Company 16 79
James Robertson Manfg. Co 27 00
The Krt-li Photo Company 32 50
Hagan Bros 13 35
Seeger & Company 3 70
Union Manfg. Company 3 50
John Fisenhauer 28 36
Charles F. Brenner 3 73
Clerk of the Circuit Court 8 50
Markell & Ford 266 87
Rosenstock Bros 138 50
Chas. H. Baughman & Son 134 90
$1,278 So
Market Master, Mr. G. William Dans'
berger, submitted bis report for the
month of February, which was accepted
and approved. The report shows the
following receipts:
From Stalls $ 9 30
From Stands and Street Permits... 3 15
From Scales 16 70
Total $29 55
Polica News.
Nathan Holland, alias Charles Spikes,
colored, was before Justice Smith on the
charge of being drunk and with fighting.
He was fined sro, in default of which he
was sent to jail for thirty days.
Leslie Randolph, colored, was arrested !
bv Deputy Sheriff Dieter on the charge
of striking Frank Sipes, also colored,
with a brick. He was committed to jail
for hearing.
Gus Ford was before Justice Smith on
the charge of being drunk and disorderly.
A fine of S2O was imposed.
Frank lohnson. colored, was arrested
and sent to the House of Correction for
six months bv |ustiee Smith, for assault
ing William Miller Johnson. He lias a
bad record.
John and Lester Fox, of near Lewis
town, charged with stealing chickens,
were releaseil on stoo bail each.
The members of the Schrover and
Brightwell families, who reside inSchleys
ville, were before Justice Smith, as a re
sult of a quarrel. The evidence disclosed
the tact that a fight occurred between the i
members ot the family in which the !
Brightwells are said to have gotten the
worst of the argument. At the conclu- |
sion of the evidence Justice Smith dis- |
missed the case with a severe reprimand
and warned them not to appear before
him again.
Walter Federline and William Heffner
were before Justice Mac Gill on Monday
night on the charge of disorderly conduct |
and fighting. They were fined $2,50, |
which they paid.
Charles Tressler and Norman Clem, j
two young ftien of the vicinity of Rocky
Ridge, were arrested Tuesday afternoon j
by Deputy Sheriffs Cramer and Valentine !
on the charge of forgery. The men are 1
alleged to have forged the names of John |
Clem and Basil T. Wood to a note for
$73, for nine months payable at the Thur
mont National Bank. They were brought
to this city and taken before Justice Mac- 1
Gill, who committed them to jail in de- |
fault of S2OO bail each for a hearing.
Dr. John J. Remsburg, of Walkersville, :
was arrested by Sheriff Fagan Tuesday j
night on a warrant sworn out before Jus- j
tice John Francis Smith charging him
with being drunk and with abusing his ;
wife. He was brought to this city and
placed in jail.
Spring Movings.
G. S. Lantz and family have removed !
from blast Patrick street to the O’Leary
property along the B. & O. R. R.
Harry Cornpopst and family have re
moved from the O’Leary property to the
property of the Maryland Brick and Sup- j
pi v Company along the Northern Central
William Lipps and family will move !
from Fast Patrick street to East Third ;
John Wisner and family have removed 1
from 248 to 244 Fast Patrick street.
Mrs. Mattie F.yler has removed from |
250 to 411 blast Patrick street.
Col. G. M D Clabaugh and family
have removed from South Market street
to 117 West South street.
Marriage Licenses.
Clayton F. Hardman and Dora May
Wetzel, both of near Emmitsburg.
Millard lb Horine and Annie May ’
Francis Summers, both of Jefferson.
G. 'Cleveland Hoch, of Hagerstown, ;
and lrmgard I. Deitrich, both of Du- !
buque, lowa.
Isaac Grover Dotson and Della Gray, j
both of Mt. Airy.
Rov Thomas Fogle and Flaura Irene ]
Fogle, both of Frederick.
Asa C. Rusk and Pearl J. Atwell, both 1
of Leesburg, Virginia.
John Jacob Thomas Summers and
Emma Jane French, both of near Linie '
Fire Near Weverton.
Fire destroyed the frame barn on the
! farm of William Stonebraker, near VVev
, erton, Washington county, entailing a loss
! of several thousand dollars, partly cov
ered by insurance. Two calves perishetl
in the fire, which also destroyed a lot of
farm machinery, produce, etc. Sonic
farming implements, harness, etc., be
longing to the tenant, Thomas Clevenger,
were also destroyed. He had no insur
Some Happy Couples Who Have
Linked Their Lives Together
for Better or for Worse.
Joseph Frederick Unger and Miss Clara
B. Hoover, both of Hagerstown, were
quietly married at the Evangelical Re
formed parsonage March 20, by Rev.
! Henri L. G. Kieffer.
A pretty wedding was solemnized at
' the Evangelical Lutheran church, Jefler
! son. March 21. when Miss Frances Stim
j mers, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lewis
: Summers of |efferson, and Mr. Millard
i Hannon Horine. son of Mrs. Annie V.
Horine, also of Jefferson, were married.
The engagement of Dwight Morris, son
of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer P. Morris, of this
citv, and Miss Minnie Blair, daughter of
I Mrs. Margaret Blair, of Orange. N. J., is
announced. The wedding will take place
1 April t7, in Fast Orange. They were
; schoolmates together in that city and the
wedding will culminate a long romance.
William T. Moxley, of Dickerson, and
Miss Lula F. Breckenridge, of Fuscarora,
were married at the .Methodist Episcopal
I parsonage on March 23, by Rev. F. H.
Lamar. The bride is a daughter of Mr.
Lemuel Breckenridge. of Tuscatora.
Mrs. Adolphus Norwood, of near liams
ville. was paralyzed while driving along
the road between New Market and Barth
olows. Her right side and speech were
Quotations Furnished by Freder
ick County Farmers Exchange.
Corrected March 29, 1912.
No. 2, Red, sl.Ol
Shelled Corn, 05c. to 70c. per bushel.
Ear Corn, $3.10 per barrel.
70c to 75c per bushel.
Oats —
tide to SBc per bushel.
(>se to 70c per bushel.
Flour, Etc —
Winter Wheat, $5 25 to 5.75 per hill.
Spring Wheat, $5.15 to $5.95 per bbl.
Cornmeal SI.BO per 100 lbs.
Mile Feed—
Bran. $31.00 per toil.
Middlings, $31.00 per ton.
Dairy Feeds. $27 to S2B per ton.
Red Dog, $2.20 to $2.30 per sack.
Timothy, $7.00 to SB.OO per bushel.
Clover, $12.00 to $ll.OO per bushel.
llay, Baled —
No. 1 Timothy, $27.00 to $28.00.
No. 2 Timothy, $20.00 to $27.00.
No. 1 Mixed, $25.00 to $20.00.
No. 2 Mixed, $24.00 to $25.00.
Clover $24.00 to $25.00.
Straw —
Bailed Wheat, SIO.OO to $ll.OO.
Baled Oats, $ll.OO to $12.00.
Hay, Not Baled—
s27.oo to $28.00 per ton.
Farm Surveys. Town amt Village Lots
Grades, Drainage. Water Supply, Roads, Es
timates, Blue Prints, Plans, etc.
Land surveys from the data of the County
Land and Survey Records a specialty.
Oillceßoom No. K. People Insurance Bldg
jail 21 tf Phone. Frederick, Md.
I hereby announce my candidacy for
the nomination as the Democratic candi
date for Associate Judge of tiie Sixth Judi
cial Circuit, composed of Frederick and
Montgomery Counties, and respectfully
solicit your support and inltuence at the
I primary election to he held en May 6,1912.
mar. 22-7 t. JACOB ROM BRACK.
[By the Insurance Department.!
CEMBER :;iNt, 1911
Total Income during
the year $36,926 35
i Total Disbursements
| during the year .. 81,510 27
Real Estate owned by
Company $30,000 00
i Morigage Loans on
Real Estate 11,500 00
l Loans seemed by Col
i lateral 29,550 00
1 Bonds and Stocks
owned by company- 41,2925
i Cash in Of lice and in
Banks and Trust
i Companies. 25.1!'.) fS
I Agents’ Balances 1,012 43
! Interest a d Rents due
t and accrued 1,757 16
! Maps and Corrections. 254 70
Furniture and Fix
tures 760 00
Gross,Assets 8147,548 22
Furniture, Fixtures,
etc S7OO 00
Kook Value of Ledger
Assets over Market
Value.. 521 00
Maps and Corrections.. 254 70
I t g3s 70
Total Admitted Assets $146,U07 52
Losses and Claims Un
paid (net) $1,693 00
Totat unearned Prem
iums 20.80102
Reinsurance Prem
iums 1,041 11
Reserved for Taxts. 141 15
Total Liabilities, Ex
cept Capital .. $128,743 18
Capital actually paid
tip in Cash 9 00,0(0 CO
Burping over all Lia
bilities 22.204 S 4
Surplus as regards
Policyholders. $122 264 34
Total Liabilities $116,007 62
Amount at Risk in
United sta es Decem
ber 31. 1911 4,722,928 00
Ki-ks written In Mary
land during 1911 2,251,154 03
Premiums on Mary
land Business in 1911. 24,493 01
Losses Paid in Mary
land in 1911 12.029 41
I Losses Incurred in
Maryland In 1911 13,722 41
! OflU'e of the Stair Insurance Department,
Baltimore Md, Feb. 21, 1912.
I hereby eer ify. That the above Is a true ah
i struct., taken from the Annual Statement of
' the People’s Fir * Insurance Co., ot Maryland,
for the y*ar ending December 31,1911, now on
j tile in this Department.
mar 15-3t] Insurance Commissioner.
Divisional Lines.
Divisional lines used in defining the
I —OF—
J. I). BAKER, - - - - - President
WM. G. BAKER, - - Vice-President ;
11. D. BAKER, ... Vice-President
WM. G. ZIMMERMAN, - - Cashier j
SAMUEL G. DUVALL, - Asst. Cashier ;
Geo. Wm. Smith, Thos. 11. Haller,
John S. Ramsburg, Daniel B iker,
Wm. G. Baker, C. 11. Conley, M. I).,
C. M. Thomas, C. E. Cline,
D. E.
Judge J. C. Motter, J. D. Baker.
boundaries of Mechanicstown Election Dis
trict. No. la, of Frederick county, has been
snb-divided and defined by the Board of
Election Supervisors of Frederick county
in acoordance with Chapter 10 of Article
33 of the Code of Public General Laws of
Maryland, title “Elections,” as enacted by
Chapter 10 of the Acts of the General As
sembly of Maryland. 1001, known as .Sec
tion 1*25 in compliance with which the
same are published.
* Mechanicstown District, No. 15.
Beginning for the sub-division of said
' district at a point near Deerfield Station,
at the Hauver’s District line, and running
in a southerly direction in the middle of
the public road from that place from where
- it intersects the State road at Thurmont;
thence over that road known as Church
and Water streets, in Thurmont; thence in
a southeastern direction over the county
- ] road along Hunting Creek to Creager's
- Lime Kiln, and thence to the Creagerstown
1 i District line near Jimtowu.
r I The south and west of said divisional
i ! line shall he known as Preeeinct No. 1.
The registration officers of said precinct
will set at Thurmont and the polling place
-of said district will beat Thurmont, and
that portion south and cast of said line
shall he known as Precinct No. ‘2. the
registration officers for said precinct will
* set at Thurmont and the polling place of
said Precinct No. ‘2 will be at Thnrmout.
The outlying lines of the district and
precincts above divided remain the same.
By order,
Board of Supervisors of Elections for
Frederick County.
11. K. De La liter,
Clerk. [mar. 15-3 t.
(Clarion and Examiner copy)
i fj
Fu kl)ku ir k , Maryland,
March 11, 1913.
The County Commissioners will meet, at
tlieir office at the Court House, on Monday,
April Ist, 1911, at 10 o’clock, A. M . and
will continue in session three weeks to hear
appeals from assessments, assess new prop
erly, consider pension applications and for
| the transaction of general business.
The following schedule of districts lias
been adopted:
April 1 and 2—General Business.
April ,‘s—Creagerstown and Emmitsburg
April I—Hauvers1 —Hauvers and Woodsboro Dis
April s—Catoctin and Urbaua Districts.
April 6—Buckeyslown and Middletown
April B—Woodville and Litiganore Dis
April 9— Liberty and New Market Dis
' April 10—Petersville and Jit. Pleasant
Districts. .
April 11—Jefferson and Mechanicstown
April P2 —Jackson and Johnsvillo Dis
April 13 —Lewistown and Tuscarora Dis
April 15—Blirkittsville, Bal longer and
Braddock Districts.
April 16 —Brunswick and Walkersville
[ I April 17—Frederick District.
, : April 19, 19 and 20 —Pension Days.
1 I The attention of all taxahles is especially
| directed to this notice, as no abatement will
be made nor any credit allowed alter the I
' 30th day of April, 1912, until the levy of j
! this year shall have been completed. Per- i
sons having erected new buildings, or made |
additions and improvements to their old
buildings, and those acquiring additional
personal property would do well to report
the valuation of same, otherwise they may
* be assessed excessively.
s ! Those disposing of personal property are
9 ; earnestly requested to report the same, and
p ; tiring their sale books to this office beiore
|, 1 May Ist if they wish to he relieved from
taxes on same this-year.
By order,
Markwood D. Harp, President,
le Clerk. [mar. 15-3 t.
No. 8818 Equity.
In the Circuit Court for Frederick County,
iu Equity.
Elizabeth A. Keller, widow, vs. Annie
Hargett, Margaret Hiteshew et al.
The object of the hill tiled in the above
cause is lo procure a decree for the sale of cer
tain real estate situate in New Market Dis
trict in Frederick County, Md., of which a
certain George W. Keller, late of Frederick.
County, deceased, died, seized and jws
The t.ill states that the said George W.
Keller was posse-sed of a certain lot or
tiaet ol land i out lining about 31 acres
which was conveyed to him by Chas. H.
Keller and wile by deed dated December 4,
1967. and recorded in LilierC. M.,No. I,folio
tilt, one of the Land Records for Frederick
County, a certified copy ol which deed is
tiled with the Dill, and that lie died on or
about the day of 1907, leaving
a last will a cei lilied copy of which is tiled
with said bill under and by virtue of which
said will he devised said real estate unto
bis wile, the said ElizilicMi A. Keller, lho
petitioner named in -aid bill, for and dur
ing her life, ami after her death lie devised
said real estate unto a certain Ctiampe
Manse, one ol the defendants named in
said hill lor and during bis life, and in the
event of said Cliampe Manxe s death then
to the next oldest nephew of the blood kill
of the testator, etc . etc. That the said
George W. Keller left surviving him, his
widow, Elizabeth A. Keller, and the follow
! lowing heiis at law,nephewsuml nieces, and
I grand-nephews and giand nieces, viz: Annie
: Hargett, widow, and Maigarct Hiteshew,
whose husband's name is P. Merhle Hite
shew. alt residing in Frederick County,
j Maryland, and children of Charles Keller,
a brother ol said George \V. Keller; Keller
McKrosLey, an adult, Paul McKroskey,
Helen McKroskey. Fred. McKroskey and
Robert McKroskey, all infants and chil
dren of Bet tic McKroskey now deceased),
who was a daughter of Frederick Kellet,
deceased, who was a brother of the said
George W. Keller, all of whom reside iu
Altoona, in the State of Pennsylvania;also
Hattie McKmskey. an adult i who is mar
ried to Parke McKroskey), a daughter of
said Frederick Keller, who resides in
Altoona. State of Pennsylvania. Also John
Keller and Gillian Keller adults, who are
children of Frederick Keller, deceased, who
was a son of the said Frederick Keller,
brother of George VV. Keller, who reside
near Wood si torn, in Frederick County,
Maryland. Also Howard Earnshaw, adult, I
and Mabel Earnshaw, an infant, who are I
children of William Earnshaw, deceased, a I
son of Isabelle Earnshaw, who was a sister I
of the saiil George W. Keller, both of I
whom reside in Hagerstown, Maryland. I
Nellie Jones, wife of G. D. Jones, Isabelle I
Matthias, wife of Leslie Matthias, Edna I
Earnshaw, unmarried, and Mamie Kanf-1
man, wife of Oscar Kaufman, all of whom I
are adults and are children of James Earn-1
shavv, deceased, a son ot the saiil lsabellel
Earnshaw, and all residents of Ilagers-I
town, Washington County. Maryland. Also!
Elizabeth Earnshaw, unmarried, and Emmal
Zeigler, wife of David Zeigler, Jeremiahl
Earnshaw and Charles Earnshaw, all chil-l
dreti of Isabelle Earnshaw, adults, andl
residents of I lagerstown, Washington Co'un-I
tv. Maryland. Also Anna V. Bear, who!
married Jacob Baer. Rosie Mossburg, nu-B
married; Emma Baker, wife ol ( harlesß
Baker; Charles Mossburg, Marv MosslmrgJ
unmarried. and Inez McDonald, all resiS
dents of Erederiek County. Maryland, ana
adults, and Elorenee l.eamaii, who mai riecl
Learn.hi, and resides with hitifl
in Washington. District <d Columbia, all
of whom are the children of Mrs. Dorcofl
Mosshnig, deceased, who was a sister uftbfl
said George W. Keller. Also tile folloivitigH
Mrs. Rose Meredith, wile of- MereH
ditli, both ol whom are adults and rcsidfl
in Marietta, Stale of Ohio; Mrs. Eaifl
Everill. wife ol Ever it I. ball
adults and residents of Zanesville, Slate rH
Ohio: and Mrs. Lizzie Rutherford, wife fIH
-Rutherford, and < . W. SbanuefeltH
J. B. Sliannelelt, Elmer Sliannelelt ai)H
Mary Sliannelelt, nil of whom are adiillH
and reside in Bellaire. Ohio, all of
are children ol Wilhemimi
who was a sistei of said George W.
and who was nisi iml to John ShuunclelH
she being lien mod at tin- tune of the
of the said George \Y. Keller. Also Mr^l
Ida lloiiik, the wife of llnllck all^H
Ghainpr Manze. both of whom are
and lesidi in B.iltunore. Maryland;
l.i/.zie Smith, wife of George Smith. atH
Eml Manze. both of whom me adults
re- deal or in a; llatper's Eel ry. West
and Reii.j W. Manze. an adult, residing
Paler Slate of New Jersey, ail
whom lie cliildicn ol Mrs. Kale
deceased, who > a sist. r of the said <
'V. Kollo . and nut Iml to - WanzH
Thai the real cstaic above described
rapidly heeon.ing b--s valuable each
beea.is It does liol pioduee eiiougli
lo enable the lilt leiianl Ibe pel illoner.
put I lie oos-ai mal pioper repairs
on. and Hint il ■ imp —tide to obtain
m ail a maintain piopei npaii^H
tli.it il will lie to ill,- in: el -I nla I .al vault
of tie petit loner and all n| Ihe parlies
inton s(, a, have the same -old under a <IH
u the Gouit and alter the payment
I lie i .llnl ml'. tllr pioeee^^B
of- lie iim -led undo: I In- ill reel ion ol
Gonrl. in some -ale investment so as
inure 111 like i' hi Hie original
In’ In lie pi o per pall os I beret 11 cut ltl(^^|
The lull I lion pin vs lor a decree for
sale ol said teal e-tato for a
-al, :lio • i danls i nniiii.iml ■■
Ila i" and imi h ol ila m o la- and ippc.u |H
I la- G: i mil Coin I tin I n deriek Goiinty,
somedav o. i lam lo In iianad therein,
Ini an iiidei ol I 'il lil ii aiaui against
non icsiibail ilrli nilant Keller
key, I'aid M. Kioslo v. Helen
I i I’d Mi Kios ■ ov, and Robert MeK
Elon-mo l.i.im.in and Hattie
ami I '.nt. i Melvio-i.i’V •I.eiiUl^H
lb is,- Mm,’.lull and Mereditll,
111 1-1 1; 11 d I ..111 md Evei^^l
I a- 1 husbaial: l.i/zie I,'ul herfoul and
I i'll tluu and. her husband; G. W.
felt and sliannelelt. his vvi^H
J. B. Sliannelelt and Shaut^H
felt bis Wile. I.liner Sliannelelt and
Sli:iniH il 11. his wile, and Mary
la.”’ Sinii b and Gen. Sin il li. her
Fieil Manze and M.iti/e, his vv^H
I:< 111 .1 111 l n W. Manze and Man^H
his wife, and fur general relict. hH
It is thereupon this (lilt day
March, A. I> 1912, ordered by the
Gouit tin Fiederiek Comity, sitting
Court of Equity and by tile
tla ii of, ;ha! tln- Goiiiplaintmt bv
copy of this order to be inserted in
nevvspapei piililished in said EredeißM
County, once in each of four
I weeks before the litll of Api it, A. 1).
give notice to tile said absent non
defendants of the object and
tliis bill, warning them to tie and
ibis Court in person or by solicitor,
before the 22ml day of April, A. D.
next. to sltnvv cause if any they have,
a decree might tint to be passed as pray^M
(Filed March 6, 1912.)
Clerk of the Circuit Court for
crick County.
True copy—Test:
John Francis Smith, Cl<H|
Solicitor. [mar. 8-SHI

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