- Mr. Jacob T. C. MILLER, formerly of this place, April 22d, at his residence, in Frederick; aged 69 years, 3 months and 12 days. - Walter Howard, son of Harman C. and Francis M.REMSBURG, April 20th, near this place; aged 4 months and 23 days. - Mr. John A. H. CUNNINGHAM, April 20th, at his residence, near Buckeystown; aged 39 years. - Mary Lelia McFALL, April 16th, at Petersville; aged 1 year and 9 months.- submitted by RRR
- Joseph DAVIS, esq., of Middleburg and member of Carroll County Bar, died a few days ago from smallpox.
- Ida CUSHWA, d/o Isaac CUSHWA of Hagerstown, Washington Co, drowned in the Potomac River, near Green Spring Furnace, some four or five miles from Clearspring, on Tuesday of last week; age about 11. - 12-year-old son of Daniel DOWNIN, living on farm of the late Frederick BRYAN near Hagerstown, was thrown from a horserake and killed - his neck being broken and his body mangled and bruised. - Henry EARLE, a young man, suddenly fell dead in the harvest field in Roxbury Mills, Howard County, on the 3rd last, from the effects of the heat. His sister, on viewing the corpse, was so affected by the sight that she suddenly fell and expired. - George HIGHBARGER - during a thunder storn at Fair Play in Washington County, on Thursday of last week, whilst standing in the door of his house, was struck by lightning and instantly killed. The house was also set on fire by the fluid, and the roof and a portion of the upper story was consumed before the flames were extinguished.
About two weeks ago, Mary Jane SECORE, an orphan girl of 14, living with her grandparents in Liberty Twp, Mercer County, Ohio, and a general favorite in the community, was assaulted on her way from Sabbath School to her home, taken to a dense thicket in a woods nearby, her person outraged, her throat cut from ear to ear, and her body left to be devoured by hogs. The body was found the following day, partly eaten by the hogs. Two brothers named Absalom and Jacob KIMMEL and a man named Alexander McLEOD were arrested on suspicion of being the perpetrators of the horrible crime, and lodged in Jail. Absalom KIMMEL subsequently made a confession to the Sheriff, in which he detailed all the revolting particulars of the shocking deed. On Monday last, a mob of 3,000 persons, citizens of the neighborhood, surrounded the jail in Celina, the county seat, took forcible possession of the Jailor, disposessed him of his keys, took therefrom the three prisoners and removed them under a strong guard to a wagon and proceeded towards the Kimmel farm some twelve miles distant. Arriving there, they made short work of the prisoners, as the following account will show: Here they halted under a sapling, a rude gallows was erected and halters were fitted about the necks of the prisoners. At this juncture, Elias SECOR, brother of the murdered girl, appeared and pleaded with the crowd for the life of Jacob KIMMEL, the youngest prisoner, 17 years old, expressing his doubt as to his participation in the affair. This appeal was recieved with cheers, and young Kimmel was exempted from the sentence. Absalom Kimmel was much broken down, but McLEOD maintained the same stoical indifference that he had shown from the first. He maintained stoutly that he had never seen the girl, and accounted for the blood on his clothes by bleeding from the nose. He took a testament, kissed it, and called on God to attest his innocence. He importuned them to have mercy on his poor mother and sister, and asked God to forgive them all. Absalom Kimmel adhered to his confession made the day before to the effect that after returning from church on Sunday, June 23rd, McLeod asked if any girls went west, and when Jacob Kimmel said several, they all went in that direction until they came to the place where the girl was murdered, when each violated her person once, and McLeod the second time, after which McLeod knocked her in the head with a heavy stick, this was about midday. They then went to the Kimmel house, and at night McLeod told them that he had been back to the place and that the girl was not dead, but he had killed her. The two were hung till they were dead, while the younger Kimmel was returned to jail. The father of the Kimmels was warned to leave the country in a specified time.
A mother of seven children was murdered by her two sons, aged 12 and 16, at their own home at West Point, Iowa, a few days since. The lady, Mrs. WARKER, had parted from her husband, Dr. WARKER, some time before and on learning of her husband's absence from home, took this opportunity of visiting her children. Last Saturday she expressed a desire to return to her home where she was working at the reform school, but the two sons prevailed upon her to remain until Sunday morning, promising then to take her home. She stayed, and at five o'clock on Sunday morning the two boys murdered her, stabbing her in the back, breast and throat. After killing her, they dragged her body to the barn and covered it up with hay. The youngest son then started on horseback for Fort Madison to telegraph to his father, who was at Keokuk, to come home, that one of the children was very sick. He then returned home. The two boys reported in the afternoon of the killing of their mother, and stated that it was in self-defense and gave themselves up.
Petition to sell Real Estate Elizabeth E. SPOHN died about March 1872, intestate, leaving heirs - 1. __________, deceased sister, w/o Washington H. HARBAUGH (Louiza Sohn is shown as marrying him on 22 May 1830, FCML) ..........their children - .......... Laura L. HARBAUGH, now w/o A. P. SAWYER .......... Washington F. HARBAUGH .......... Morgan M. HARBAUGH .......... Julia P. HARBAUGH 2. ___________, deceased sister, w/o Daniel MILLER (Susan Spoon is shown as marrying him on 27 Feb 1834, FCML) ..........their children - ..........Palestine MILLER ..........Daniel MILLER, Jr. ..........Dallas MILLER ..........Milford L. MILLER ..........Georgiana MILLER 3. ___________, deceased brother, h/o Elizabeth SPOHN (Hanson Spuhn is shown as marrying Elizabeth WISE on 11 Jun 1833, FCML) (John H. Spohn is shown as marrying Elizabeth HERBERT on 21 Aug 1843, FCML) ..........their children - ..........Milford S. SPOHN ..........Marion E. SPOHN ..........Orla E. SPOHN, minor ..........Mary Lee SPOHN, minor ..........Edward H. SPOHN, minor 4. ___________, deceased sister, w/o Jesse HERBERT (Catharine Spoon is shown as marrying him on 13 Jul 1840, FCML) ..........their children - ..........Laura E. HERBERT, now w/o __________ BLESSING ..........Mary Jane HERBERT ..........Margaret J. HERBERT, minor ..........Lilly HERBERT, minor ..........Elizabeth E. HERBERT, minor 5. ___________, deceased sister, w/o William CARTZENDAFFNER ..........their children - ..........Julia CARTZENDAFFNER, now w/o Henry SMITH ..........Virginia C. CARTZENDAFFNER, now w/o George WERTENBAKER ..........Alda Emma CARTZENDAFFNER All heirs live out of state except William Cartzendaffner and Virginia C. Wertenbaker and her husband who reside in Frederick County, and Alda Emma Cartzendaffner who resides in Carroll County.
- L. H. KEEFER, Proprietor Recently opened 1st class restaurant and boarding house at what was formerly known as the Globe Hotel, 53-55 East Patrick St, Frederick City, where the choicest liquors and good board and lodging may be obtained for reasonable terms. Meals furnished at all hours and boarders taken by day, week, month and year. Two new and very fine bowling alleys have recently been added to this house and a share of the public's patronage is respectfully solicited.
A house, barn and other outbuildings, never-failing spring, orchard on 18 acres, well-set with chestnut, oak and hickory with "staud" excellent for shoemaker or saddler; located southeast of Wolfsville. To view property, see subscriber who lives on the site.
- HAUER - ROWE Mr. J. Fisher HAUER, to Miss Clara M. ROWE, both of Frederick on August 21st, at the residence of the bride’s father, in Frederick, by Rev. Dr. DIEHL. - JACOBS - CRUMMIT Mr. Noah R. JACOBS to Miss Laura A. CRUMMIT, both of New Market district, this county, on August 21st, at the Lutheran parsonage, in Frederick, by Rev. Dr. DIEHL.
- Jacob CRONE died August 25th, at his residence, near this place, of Paralysis, after a few hours illness, aged 82 years, 8 months and 13 days. - Thomas E. BARNES died August 9th, near Oak Orchard, of typhoid fever, aged 34 years, 5 days. - Mrs. Veilie ROSE, wife of A. Rose and sister of Mrs. Henry GOLDENBERG of Frederick, died August 22d in Hagerstown of cancer, aged 54 years. - Hiram Smith MOORE, infant son of I. W. and Emma V. MOORE, died August 22d, in Frederick, of cholera infantum, aged 6 months and 18 days. - Franklin A. MARTIN, son of John E. and Celistia A. MARTIN, died August 15th, in Mechanicstown, aged 12 years, 9 months and 22 days. - Emma Gertrude KRISE, youngest daughter of David C. and Mary J. KRISE, died August 18th, near Emmittsburg, aged 6 months and 28 days. - James Hopwood SMITH, infant son of R. Emmett and the late Maggie J. SMITH, of Georgetown, D.C., died August 20th, in Frederick, aged 30 days. - Mary Virginia GRAY, daughter of Adolph C. and Kate Y. GRAY, died August 19th, in Baltimore, aged 3 years, 3 months and 9 days.- submitted by DK