- Westward Movement
- A writer who has carefully watched the Westward movement says that within the
past three months, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana and Illinois have sent thirty
thousand people to settle in Kansas. They have probably taken with them capital
amounting to $6,000,000.
- BLUMENAUER, George W., on the 5th inst. in Frederick; age 28y 2m 1d.
- FIROR, Julian, w/o the late John FIROR on the 4th inst. of cancer; age 65.
- SHRIVER, William Sr on the 11th inst. at Union Mills, Carroll County; age 83.
- FOX, Hiram, at his residence near Foxville after a lingering illness; age 56.
- ROUZER, Mrs. Rosanna on the 29th ult. in Graceham; age 75y 3m 3d.
- FALLON, John B. on the 16th inst in Frederick of consumption; age 39y 9d.
- MURPHY, Susan C., w/o Samuel MURPHY, on the 10th inst. near Woodsboro;
age 32y 11m 26d.
- ADELSBERGER, James F. on the 12th inst. at his residence in Emmittsburg; age 49.
- ELDER, John F. on the 11th inst. near Emmittsburg; age 72.
and other deaths found -
- SHRIVER, William of Union Mills of Carroll County on the 11th inst; age 83.
- HURLEY, Mrs. M. L. residing near Wolfsville, died suddenly of heart disease whilst
wallking across the room on the 29th ult; age 45. She was the mother of 18 children.
- Suicide - BUSH
- Daniel BUSH, 72, a wealthy man of Finksburg, Carroll County, committed suicide
last Monday by shooting himself in the stomach just under the breast bone. He
was worth $50,000 but was in fear of losing his crops. His physician felt he also
suffered from softening of the brain.
- Local Items
- Another tramp was killed at Monocacy Junction a few days ago while attempting
to board a train.
- SUMMERS, Rev. J. of Mechanicstown has received and accepted a call to a Lutheran
pastorate in West Virginia.
- Taneytown had its very first strawberry festival the week before last.
- One day last week, D. Henry ROUTZAHN sold a Durham calf to Cromwell DUDDERAR,
17 days old, weighing 160 pounds.
- CRISE, Dr. George A., who left Frederick a short time ago for Abilene, Dickinson
Co, Kansas, has been elected a director of the First National Bank of that place.
- Marriage Extraordinary - STITELY-KNETZ
- Jacob STITELY Jr. was the groom and Miss Anna KNETZ the bride. The marriage
altar was in the City Jail. - Last Monday night, Jacob concluded it was better
to marry Anna than to dwell seven years behind prison bars. The bride and groom
were dressed quite plainly. Neither had a dollar. Their only inheritance was
a babe. There were no flowers sent and no cards of invitation issued. - We guess
there was no fee. Col. RICHARDSON, the Sheriff, gave away the bride. Rev. Dr.
LEECH performed the ceremony, and Jacob's fellow prisoners tendered their
congratulations. The happy couple started at once afoot on their bridal tour
out the pike, hoping to reach Mechanicstown ahead of stage or train. The prisoners
have no information as to the date of their return. - (Examiner)
- Union Bridge Area
- Mr and Mrs Daniel WOLFE returned from the West Friday evening, having been gone
since last May. Mrs. Elizabeth SWITZER, widow of John SWITZER arrived from Iowa.
Mrs. Anna WOLFE, widow of Charles H. WOLFE from Cardington, Ohio, arrived along
with Mr and Mrs Wolfe. Mrs. Anna WOLFE went West with her husband 37 years ago
and has not been seen until now.
- Communication Service
- The people of Double Pipe Creek are to have telephonic communication with
the telegraph office at Bruceville. When will Liberty have one with Frederick?
- Health Warning - Small Pox
- In view of the fact Smallpox is prevalent in quite a number of the States,
coupled with the fact there is an immense amount of railroad travel, should
convince the people this loathsome disease may at any time breakout anywhere
and the antidote - vaccination - should be freely, in fact, universally resorted
to. "An ounce of Prevention, etc"
- Sight Restored
- Christopher WOERNER of this city, who for the past year or two had lost his
sight by a cataract which formed over the pupil, visited Baltimore about a month
ago and had his eye treated by one of the celebrated oculists of that city. He
returned to his home last week and we are happy to learn that Mr. Woerner is now
able to see almost as well as he ever could and can read the finest print without
the aid of glasses. The treatment was highly successful and no one is more pleased
at the result than Mr. Woerner and his physician. (Union)
- An Afflicted Family - WOLF
- The family of Daniel WOLF, residing near Union Bridge, has been most terribly
afflicted within the last five months. His younger son was first taken with typhoid
fever, and had barely recovered when a little daughter was taken, and before she
recovered, his wife fell victim to the disease and died. The eldest son, Abram,
aged 18 years, was next taken and is still ill; next came the eldest daughter,
Minnie, aged about 20 years, who died on the 20th ult. and the last victim was
another little daughter, who is now prostrated with the disease. For several
weeks it required six to eight nurses night and day, to attend four of the family
that were critically ill, and the whole neighborhood was taxed to furnish them.
What mortal does not deeply sympathize with this stricken family?
- The Ill and Injured
- Isaac T. DAVIS, residing near Fountain Mills, who was confined to his bed for
six weeks in a fall from a box while boring a hole in the wall with an auger, was
week before last thrown from a wagon by a load of fodder upsetting and, either in
the fall or by re-loading the fodder, his spine was so badly injured that he is again
confined to his bed and serious results are feared.
- The family of John BRADY of Colesville vicinity, Montgomery County, four of whose
members died recently in one week from diptheria, contracted the disease from the
visit of a niece of Mr. Brady's from Frederick who had with her two children who
had just recovered from a slight attack of it.
- Two colored children, one four years old and the other an infant, children
of _______ BERRY, residing on 5 1/2 Street, Frederick, were so badly burned on
Christmas morning during the absence of their parents, that both died - one Sunday
night and the other Monday night.
- On the 12th ult., a 4-year old daughter of Samuel BARRICK, residing near Woodsboro,
was terribly burned by playing with fire during the absence of her parents.
- Long Absence
- On the 6th of June 1873, Charles W. BRANDENBURG, s/o John N. BRANDENBURG of
Middletown Valley, then a youth of 14 years and residing with Mr. D. G. KEEFAUVER,
suddenly and mysteriously disappeared and was not heard from until the 6th of
June 1880, when he informed his parents he was on board the US Flagship Tennessee
and had been to the West Indies, South America and Mexico. He is now at home
and says no one is to blame for his leaving home.
- Letters Remaining at Libertytown Post Office on Jan 1, 1882
- Mr. BLACK
- Richard VALENTINE
- Mrs. Sarah LINTHICUM
- Mrs. S. HALENSWORTH (HOLLINGSWORTH?)
from the Post Master, E. MITCHELL
- Death of Capt. PAYNTER
- Capt. Thomas PAYNTER, well known in this and Carroll counties, died on the
17th alt in his 64th year. He was born in the parish of Penanzablue, county
Cornwall, England on February 18th, 1818. His first coming to Carroll county
was as superintendent of the Finksburg mine in the year 1851. His knowledge
of mining soon gained for him an enviable reputation. From thence he removed
to this place to take up "Dolly Hide" mine. In 1856 he went to Springfield mine,
Carroll county, as captain of it, which position he held until the closing of
the mine in 1864, when he devoted his after life principally to agriculture.
He had been taken sick September 25th, but despite all the medical skill, his
condition worsened. He was a kind and affectionate father and enjoyed the
admiration and respect of all who knew him.
- Fatal Shooting
- George CHAMBERS created a disturbance by "skylarking" with a companion on
Saturday, Christmas Eve at Harper's Ferry, West Virginia. John RODERICK, a
constable, deputized a dentist named HARGROVE to assist him in arresting both
of the men. Hargrove seized Chambers who became very violent and attempted to
break away when Hargrove fired, killing Chambers. Hargrove was taken into custody.
- Jacob LOCKNER was murdered on the 33rd ult. near Carrollton Station in Carroll
county per Westminster papers. The accused is a German basket maker named Andrew
PFAUTCH. The evidence before the coroner's jury was that Pfautch and Lockner had
some words about the former abusing and threatening the latter's son on his way
to school, and Pfautch raised his gun and shot Lockner, killing him. Two witnesses
also testified they had recently heard Pfautch say he had a gun loaded for Lockner
and would kill him before the winter was over.
- Lewis V. SCHOLL, an officer in the Frederick-Town Savings Institution and
well-known in this county, died on the 27th ult; age 73 years.
- The mother-in-law of J. N. GEISBERT (who eloped with Mrs. Dr. DEVILBISS of
Creagerstown on the 2nd ult) was prostrated by the shock and died on the 20th.
- School News
- The new Middletown school house is finished and was christened yesterday.
Messrs. J. H. T. RUDY and S. N. YOUNG are the teachers.
- B. W. STITELY, teacher, on opening his school at the Copper Mine on Monday
last, was made the recipient of a very nice New Year's gift of candies, fruit,
cake, nuts, etc by the patrons and children of his school.
- Arrested - STOTTLEMYER
- William H. STOTTLEMYER, said to be from Ellerton in this county, was arrested
at Pine Grove, Pa. a few days ago on the charge of forging a note for $50 on
parties in Washington county and is now in jail at Hagerstown.
- The monkey wrench takes its name from the inventor, Charles MONCKEY.
- William C. MARTIN of Baltimore and Miss Hallie DERTZBAUGH of Frederick
on Sep 9 at Frederick by Rev. E. R. ESCHBACH.
- Walter BRYAN and Alice May HARGETT, both of near Araby, this county, on
Sep 10 in Frederick by Rev. E. R. ESCHBACK.
- Charles L. BROWN and Miss Fannie B. MURSER, both of this county, on Sep 6
at the Lutheran parsonage in Boonsboro by Rev. J. E. MAUER.
- George S. BREZLER of Hagerstown and Misses Bertha E. MOSER of Rocky Ridge,
this county, on Sep 5 at Zion Reformed parsonage, Hagerstown by Rev. Dr. J.
- James C. LEWIS, s/o A. B. LEWIS, and Miss Mattie JONES, both of Kemptown,
on Sep 8 at Kemptown, this county.
- John W. BANKS and Miss Lida E. FLICKINGER, both of New Windsor, married
near Uniontown by Elder Solomon STONER. (no date given)
- David C. RENNER of New Midway and Miss Effie E. WOOD of Rocky Ridge on
Sep 3 at Emmitsburg by Rev. Charles REINEWALD.
- Earl G. McABEE, infant s/o Frank and Elizabeth McABEE, on Aug 9 at Lime Kiln,
- Mrs. Arie McDEVITT on Aug 9 at Yellow Springs, this county, of catarrh of the
stomach; age 79y 6m 15d.
- Infant child of John and Annie LEE, colored, on Sep 7 at Flint Hill.
- Infant child of Mr. and Mrs. William GILLIS on Sep 4 near Mt Airy; age 4 months.
- John Calvin GEESEY on Sep 8 at the home of his parents at Lewistown; age 30 years.
He had been engaged in business in Baltimore the past six years.
- Dr. Willilam H. PERKINS, a native of this county, on Sep 9 at Hancock, Md., after
a lingering illness; age 55 years.
- Glenn Thomas MEASELL, youngest s/o Jacob and Catherine MEASELL, on Aug 17
at Utica, this county. (no age given)
- Elmer GAYLOR on Sep 9 at the home of Edward AUSHERMAN near Burkittsville;
age about 23 years.
- Mrs. Mary C. KANODE, w/o George M. KANODE and d/o the late Henry
HERSPERGER of Broad Run, this county, on Aug 15 at Hagerstown, Indiana;
age 70y 16d.
- William S. SILANCE on Sep 5 at Brunswick of paralysis; age 79y 9m 24d.
- John D. GREEN on Sep 11 near Lewistown; age about 26 years.
- James WOLFE, colored, on Aug 8 near Lewistown; age 75y 6m 16d.
Interment at the U. B. Cemetery at Thurmont on Thursday, Rev. B. F. MYERS
of this place officiating. He had been a member of the M. E. Church for 50 years.
- John MOTTERN on Sep 10 at his home between Jefferson and Middletown
of dysentery. (no age given)
- Amos STUDY on Sep 5 near Silver Run of diphtheria; age 57y 5m _d.
(paper torn, but in same paragraph)
- Henry STUDY? in Pleasant Valley; age 82y 4m 13d. (surname not visible)
- Roy W. L. PITTINGER, s/o Samuel and Emma May PITTINGER, on Aug 26,
Woodsboro, Frederick County; age 6y 3m 3d.
- E. Jerome MYERS on Aug 31 near Pleasant Valley; age 37y 7m 28d.
- The Work of Death
- Dr. William Turner WOOTTON died in Frederick last Sunday night of general
debility after a lengthy illness; age 74 years. He had been practicing his
profession there for about thirty years.
- Denton R. SHIPLEY, who had been afflicted for some time past, died last
Wednesday afternoon at 4 o'clock, the 9th inst, at his home below Unionville
on the line between Frederick and Carroll counties; age 77 years.
- Mrs. Elizabeth FARQUHAR, widow of the late John FARQUHAR, died at her home
in New Market last Wednesday morning; age 69 years. Her funeral took place at
2 o'clock on Thursday last and interment was made at Friend's burying ground
- Dessie May FOGLE, infant child of George W. and Ida FOGLE, near this place,
died last Friday morning of cholera infantum; age 10 months. The funeral took
place Sunday morning at Friendship Bethel Church near Union Bridge, where
interment was made, Rev. John SAXTON, of Woodsboro, officiating. The pall
bearers were Davie SWEADNER, Frank ETZLER, Harry and Willie MONSHAUR.
- Mrs. Ellen RUNKLES, w/o Upton RUNKLES, died at the home of her nieces, the
Misses CLARY near Unionville on Thursday night last. The funeral took place at
3 pm Saturday at Linganore M.E. Church, Unionville, Rev. Thomas WOOD officiating.
Interment was made in the adjoining cemetery. The pall bearers were: Albert
DUDDERAR, Jesse CLARY, John DUDDERAR, S. SUNDERGILL, A. DUVALL and
- Mrs. Susan B. NORRIS, widow of Mathias NORRIS, formerly of this place, died
at Alexandria, Va., on last Wednesday the 9th inst. Her husband carried on the
cabinet-making business here for many years and died in 1868, after which Mrs.
Norris removed to Alexandria, where she had since resided. Her remains were
brought to Frederick over the B & O RR at 11:35 am Friday and interment was made
in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Rev. W. I. McKENNEY officiating.
- Matthew JONES, one of the best known and most estimable gentlemen of this
section, died at his late home, 24 miles South of this place at 3 o'clock last
Thursday afternoon of a complication of diseases, age 72y 8m 14d. Mr. Jones
had been afflicted with rheumatism for many years and all that time had to use
crutches to assist him in getting around. He is survived by a wife and two
children, the latter being William A. JONES of Central neighborhood and Miss
Mollie C. JONES, who resided with her parents. The brothers and sisters of
the deceased are: Thomas JONES of Baltimore (formerly of Johnsville); Mrs.
John S. REPP of Union Bridge; James G. JONES of Central; John JONES of Thurmont;
and Mrs. Peter Light WILSON (formerly of Johnsville). Ex-County Commissioner
John P. JONES was a cousin, and the late William JONES a brother of the deceased.
The funeral took place from the late home of the deceased Satuday morning,
Rev. G. F. FARRING officiating and interment was made in Central burying ground
near New London. The pall bearers were: John N. HARDING, Charles ALBAUGH,
William LITTLE, Harry C. JONES, J. Burgess JONES, and Charles L. WILSON, the
last three being nephews of the deceased.
- Committed Suicide
- Mrs. James BOSTIAN, living just outside of Union Bridge, was found dead in the
garret of their home by Mr. Bostian last Friday afternoon. She had committed suicide
by hanging herself to one of the rafters. Mrs. Bostian was about sixty years old and
leaves two sons and two daughters. Mr. Bostian is a carpenter and was at work at his
trade when the suicide happened. Mental abberration is said to have been the cause
of the suicide.
- Matrimonial Matters
- McKINSTRY - MYERS
Samuel McKINSTRY, a merchant of McKinstry's Mills, Md., and Miss Madge M. MYERS,
eldest d/o Mr. and Mrs. Charles F. MYERS, were married Tuesday of last week at
the home of the bride's parents in Union Bridge. The ceremony was performed by
the Rev. J. J. MURRAY, D. D., pastor of the Methodist Protestant Church, of which
both the bride and groom were members.
- NORMAN - BILLMYER
Frank NORMAN and Miss Ethel BILLMYER, d/o Keener C. BILLMYER, were married
at 3 pm. (no date given) The ceremony took place at the Methodist Protestant
Church of Union Bridge, Rev. John J. MURRAY officiating. The ushers were Harry
BROADBELT of Union Bridge and Mr. GOUMBINE of Westminster. Mr. and Mrs. Norman
left on the evening train for Baltimore and New York.
- WETZEL - BAILE
Jesse E. WETZEL of Frederick and Miss Deborah Ermine BAILE, d/o Joseph D. BAILE
of New Windsor, were married at the home of her father at 2 o'clock last Wednesday.
The bride was attended by Miss Bertha ROOP. Charles BAILE, a brother of the bride,
was best man. Elder William FRANKLIN, of Sam's Creek German Baptist Church,
performed the ceremony. After the wedding, there was a large reception, at which
a number of citizens of Carroll and Frederick counties were present.
- BURALL - BOND
William E. BURALL and Miss Mary E. BOND, both of Johnsville district, were married
Thursday morning last at 8:30 o'clock; a very pretty wedding, solemnized in the
M. P. Church at Johnsville, Rev. W. D. LITSINGER officiating. The happy couple
left immediately after for Gettysburg and other points on a wedding tour. The
church was very prettily decorated with ferus and potted flowers. Thomas R. BOND,
brother of the bride, and Jesse T. STONER were ushers. Mrs. F. H. SIDWELL presided
at the organ. On their return from their trip, they will reside on Mr. Burall's
farm near Johnsville.
- Orphan's Court
- Lizzie W. HOPKINS - release filed
- Luther WELSH - release filed
- John MYERS, deceased - John N. MYERS and Robert E. Lee MYERS, executors
- Theodore KNODLE - will admitted to probate - Benton KNODLE, executor
- Alfred G. ROBERTS, deceased - James H. ROBERTS, administrator - final account
- Thomas E. MOLESWORTH, deceased - Inventory of personal property filed
- Circuit Court
- Owen PATTERSON vs Burgess and Commissioners of Middletown
Patterson sued the authorities of Middletown for $145 which he claimed for extras
in constructing the water works of that place. The case was tried before a jury
and the plaintiff was given a verdict for $65.43.
- Frank WELLINGTON, alias Frank SMITH, pleased guilty of burglary and was
sentenced to the penitentiary for three years. Wellington is the man who stole
a large number of dental instruments from the office of Dr. T. S. EADER of Frederick
some weeks ago, and was captured and committed to jail several hours afterward.
- State vs Bernard NOLAND
He was charged with breaking open a trunk and stealing valuables belonging to
his mother. The prisoner pleaded guilty and was sentenced to the House of
Corrections for 18 months.
- State vs Harry RILEY
He was charged with stealing a coat and a sum of money. The prisoner pleaded
guilty and was sentenced to the House of Corrections for 18 months.
- State vs James WILLIAMS and Nathan ANDERS
They were charged with stealing a horse from Mr. Marion MICHAEL of near Doubs,
this county; the prisoners pleaded not guilty and were recommitted to jail for trial.
In passing sentence upon Noland and Riley, Judge McSHERRY said that light sentence
was passed on account of the prisoners acknowledging their guilt.
- State vs John E. FRAZIER, colored
He was charged with attempting to commit an assault upon the little d/o John PADGETT
near Adamstown, this county. He was brought from the Baltimore jail where he had
been confined since his arrest and taken before the court Monday morning. He pleaded
guilty and was sentenced to the penitentiary for 10 years by Chief Judge McSHERRY.
The prisoner was a trusted servant of Mr. PADGETT. He had been placed in the
Baltimore jail to prevent lynching.
- George COPIEN, who escaped from the Frederick jail two weeks ago, was captured
in Wilmington, Delaware and taken to Frederick Monday morning by Sheriff M___ide.
He was taken before the court and pleaded guilty to the charge of stealing a quantity
of goods from Pawnee Bill and a watch and other articles belonging to citizens of
Frederick. He was sentenced to eight years in the penitentiary.
- Done Accidentally
- John B. POTTER had the end of his nose cut off and a bad cut inflicted in his
right temple, while helping to load telephone poles at Bartholow's station. A
pole fell and caused the mishap.
- James A. MORGAN of Yellow Springs, this county, while attempting to mount the
saddle horse in his team fell; the front wheels of a heavily loaded wagon passed
over his legs, badly fracturing one below the knee and the other above the knee,
the latter being broken in two places.
- A horse of George W. BEARD got loose on Monday in the stable where another
horse was tied. They kicked at each other and both were somewhat scarred up
and bruised. Another of his horses ran a nail in its foot a short time ago,
which for a time made it quite sore, but it is better now.
- James WOLFE, a colored man, age about 80 years, was engaged in raking a field
for D. J. SNOOK at Utica, this county, when the horse took fright and ran away.
Wolfe was thrown with great force to the ground and sustained serious, if not
fatal injuries. Wolfe has since died from his injuries.
- Thurston HAGAN, s/o John C. HAGAN of Frederick, fell from a hand car while
coming from the top of the mountain to Frederick on the Frederick and Middletown
Electric Road last Friday evening and was rendered unconscious for some minutes
by the force of the fall.
- Calvin GROVE, car inspector of the B & O Railroad at Brunswick, was run over
before daylight Monday morning and so badly injured that he died a few hours later.
He was on top of a freight which was being backed into the yard, when it came in
contact with another car which he did not see on account of the darkness. He was
knocked off in front of the wheels. His back was broken and his body was found to
be badly crushed.
- Nelson DORSEY of Thurmont experienced an ugly mishap with a muzzle-loading gun
on Tuesday. In an endeavor to kill a squirrel, the gun first hung fire and, as he
lowered it from his shoulder, the charge exploded, bursting the gun. One foot of
the barrel at the breech was blown to pieces but no piece struck Mr. Dorsey. While
the explosion knocked him over and the powder blackened his face, he escaped unhurt
- so did the squirrel, as the load of shot stopped in the forward part of the barrel.
- Henry REMSBURG, s/o C. Thomas REMSBURG, along with two companions,
was leaving a cornfield in Middletown Valley during a severe thunder storm
when a flash of lightening struck the corn chopper Remsburg was holding,
knocking him down and wrecking the chopper. He made a narrow escape.
- Reported Accident - CAMPBELL
- Under the above caption the Daily News of Friday had a "harrowing tale" which
it says William CAMPBELL of Liberty told a number of Frederick people, about
which it says there is "some mystery". The report as given in the News is as
follows: William CAMPBELL said that "he and his brother Joseph CAMPBELL went
to Frederick Junction yesterday to take a train to Baltimore. They decided later
not to go, but to return to Liberty. While waiting for a train to Frederick,
Joseph amused himself by jumping on and off freight cars. While engaged in this,
he slipped and fell beneath a moving train, his right leg being badly mangled
nearly to the thigh, etc." A very careful inquiry was made by The Banner in
regard to the accident but no one knows of anything to justify the report given
above. William Campbell, it appears, was not in Frederick last week.
- Fatal Accident - HARRY
- Mordecai F. HARRY, 16 and s/o William HARRY, residing near Linganore post
office, this county, met with an accident on Friday last which resulted in
his death. He was returning from Mt. Airy with a load of fertilizer, being
in charge of the four-horse team of Lawrence DOYLE, tenant on the farm of
Jesse ROOP. While descending a steep grade near Linganore post office, the
rubber bar became unfastened causing the wagon to push forward on the horses
which began to run. Young Harry, who was walking by the side of the team,
attempted to control the horses and to draw them to one side of the road to
prevent a collision with a horse and buggy. While thus engaged, he fell and,
after being dragged a short distance, the wagon passed over his body, producing
injuries which resulted fatally on Sunday evening. Young Harry was of industrious
habits and highly respected. The funeral was at Locust Grove Dunkard Church on
Monday at 3 pm; interment in the adjoining cemetery.
- Girl Burned to Death - RICE
- A 12-year old daughter of Caleb RICE, near Lewistown, was burned so badly
last Thursday evening that she died that night. While she was making fire in
the cookstove, and supposing all the fire had gone out, she took the coal oil
can and began pouring oil over the coals. An explosion occurred, her clothing
caught fire, and she was fatally burned. Her funeral took place Friday at 4
o'clock. Interment was made at Hill Church, Lewistown.
- A Brakeman Killed - CAREY
- M. CAREY Jr., age 23, employed as a brakeman in Brunswick yard, got his foot
caught in the frog of a switch in front of a switching engine last Thursday night.
He was unable to extricate it and was run over by the engine, having both legs cut
off. He was immediately placed under the charge of the company's surgeons at that
point and everything done to relieve him, but he died from the effect of his injuries
early Friday morning. He leaves a wife and two children, residents of Brunswick.
He was a member of the Order of Railway Trainmen.
- Personal Items
- Rev. B. F. DeVRIES, wife and daughter, of Iarrettsville, Harford county, have
been the guests of Mrs. DeVries's brother, Edwin DEVILBISS, in this place.
- Mrs. J. G. GEHRING and daughter Alice of Baltimore are visiting Samuel D. SMITH
and family, this district.
- Dr. O. B. STONE, formerly of this place, now physician at a Reformatory in Prince
George's county, has been visiting his friends here the past week.
- E. W. GILBERT spent last week with his brother, J. C. GILBERT at the Mount Airy
Hotel, Mt. Airy.
- M. J. EICHELBERGER of Rocky Ridge, who has been sick for several months, is
- Mrs. Dr. S. V. MACE of Baltimore county has been visiting her parents, Rev. and
Mrs. J. H. MARSH, at the M. E. parsonage, this place.
- Frederick HARTSOCK of Washington, DC has been visiting his grandfather, Lott
HARTSOCK, at Johnsville, and friends in Frederick.
- Clarence A. LINDSAY of the firm of Lindsay and Wilson, manufacturers' agents,
Baltimore, returned to Baltimore last week after having spent a week at his home
- Mr. and Mrs. Joan (John?) T. YOUNG and child of Wilmington, Delaware, formerly
of this place, are visiting their old friends and acquaintances in this place.
They stopped with George W. BEARD and family.
- Mrs. George SANK and two children, of Mt. Airy, spent Saturday and Sunday with
the family of Calvin METCALFE, this place.
- Mrs. George WILSON and child, of Frederick, are spending some time with her
brother, Gilmore VAN FOSSEN, this place.
- Silas CULLER of Jefferson, s/o J. Harman CULLER, is attending Gettysburg
Theological Seminary in preparation for the Lutheran ministry.
- Mrs. John W. COLLEBERRY spent a few days with relatives at Unionville.
- William CAMPBELL, who has been engaged for some time past at Manchester,
is on a visit to his mother here.
- Misses Ida MORRISON and Edith SHAFFER, of Laurel, have returned home
after spending some weeks very pleasantly with the families of Messrs. O. M.
SWEADNER and Gilmore VAN FOSSEN.
- Miss Mamie GROFF, of Pearl, has returned to Liberty and is staying with her
grandmother, Mrs. SCHLEY, to attend school for the winter in this place.
- Mr. and Mrs. Joseph GILBERT spend Tuesday at Mt. Airy.
- William W. WALKER, an aged resident of near New London, was partially paralyzed
on Sunday the 6th inst. and grave fears are entertained for his recovery due to his
advanced age, being in his 79th year.
- Basil J. F. SIMPSON of New London, another aged citizen, is on the sick list.