Newspaper of The Democratic Advocate, April 5, 1873, Page 4

Newspaper of The Democratic Advocate dated April 5, 1873 Page 4
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THE FORTY-ACRE FARM jSffjl i * ■ •'> ■BRPVA • w BY JOU A YATW. I'm t kinkin', wife, of neighbor June*. that muu with I Who own two hutviml mtw. ana still we wantin'.; Looking u ncftt aud tidy u the tidy little term. Ko weed* are in the corn-fields, no thistles In the The har*a°*how good keeping by their fine and The cows wffiu C the*n>ulow, resting ‘nooih the boeehen shado. Imxxx all their gentle manners from the gentle milk Ingraald. Within the field—on Saturday—he leaves no cradled To bit gathered on the morrow, for fear of coming tan; He keeps tho Sabbath holy—his children learn hin Ami plenty tills his bant and bin after the harvest He nevei; has a law suit to take him U> the town, For the vorj simple reason, there are no line fences The bar-room In the village does not have for him a charm; 1 can aiwava find my neighbor on his forty-acre term. His acres are m very tew, he plows them very deep: Tis his own hands that turn the sod— tls his own hands that reap; He has a place for everything, and things an in The aonshino sm?les upon his fields, contentment in hlsteoc. May wo ootleam wife, from prudent neigh - And not—for what we haven’t got—give vent to sighs and moans ? Tho rich abrMdways happy, nor free from lifts’* But blest are they who live content, though small may be their terms. ike Jarmw. EARLY POTATOES. The subjoined abstract of a prize essay on the cultivation of Potatoes, was pub lished in the Advocate, about this time last year, and was so much sought alter by our agricultural readers, that wc have thought it would be doing them an accep table service to publish it again, especially os it is the subject of inquiry sod discus sion now pending before the Farmers' Club of this district: This is a crop almost as universal as corn, and one which every farmer or gar dener is sure to raise, if but ever so small a patch. In an essay, for which a prise of SIOO offered by Rev. Mr. Wylie, of Pennsylvania, was paid to D. A. Compton, of Wayne county, Pa., who had been en gaged in tanning from early youth, we give, says the American Farmer, the fol lowing as the substance of the essay : The toil best suited for potatoes is a warm, dry, sandy, or gravelly loam, well filled with decayed vegetable matter —new lands, or those lately denuded of the forest, if no* too damp, produce tubers of the beat quality, and grown under such circumstan ces, the potato always cooks dry aud mealy, and with a flavor and aroma not to be ob tained in older soils. Clayey soil he thinks cannot produce the potato in perfection as to quality, but in favorable seasons large crops of coarse fleshed tubers can be raised. He enriches the soil by plough ing under elover, buck wheat, peas, or other green crops, or by swamp muck that has been drawn to the field in winter, exposed in mall heaps to the ft-rat. and mixed in the spring with a little lime to neutralise the acid. Sea-weed he consid ers as having no superior os manure for potatoes, if bountifully applied. Mr C. thinks that stable manure predisposes the tuber to rot, detracts from its flavor, aud that not half as large a crop can be raised with it as that other manures, and conse quently no stable or green barn-yard manure should be used on this crop. This is very contrary to the practice almost universally adopted. It is a good plan to sprinkle a handful of super phosphate, wood ashes, or lime in the bills at planting, and an equal quantity of wood ashes, or lime slacked in strong salt brine, just before the last hoeing. Astonishing results are obtained from dusting the vines, as soon as they are fairly through the soil, with plaster, and again immediately after the last ploughing and hoeing; and at iutor vaia through the whole growing season— the first dressing light, the second heavier, and after that more bountiful, to the extent of 200 the. to the acre—the action of plaster is fatal to many of the fungus fami ly, and renders the plants less palatable to insects, the vines retain a bright lively color, and the tubers continue swelling until stopped by the froet; the tubers are less liable to rot, and more easily kept till spring. Mr. Compton has seen a field, oil of the some soil, all prepared alike, and ail planted with the same variety, at the same time, on one-baif of which, that had re ceived no plaster, the yield was about 60 bushels per acre, and many rotten ; while the other half, to which plaater had been applied in the manner above described, yielded 360 bushels to the acre, and not an unsound one among them. It is ad visable to change the location as well os the potato—loamy soil frequently used in their culture is apt soon to become heavy, compact and lifeless, and troubled with weeds, aud deterioration in Quantity and quality soon render the crop unprofitable Mr. Compton thinks that the poor results attending cat tubers are traceable to poor ones improperly cut—Urge, mature, sound tubers should be used, cut in pieces two or three eyes each with as much flesh as pos sible around and under each eye, to the centre of the tuber. The best and most extensive growers procure new seed every two or three years. When the tops arc two inches high, run a corn plough 5 inches deep, c/ose to the hills, turning the furrows /rum the hills; plough both ways —thus standing on the squares of the earth, warmed on alt sides by the air and sunlight, the potatoes grow rapidly. As soon as the tops are 6 or 7 inches high, plough 7 inches deep, midway between the rows, turning the furrow to the hills. Hoeing is generally unnecessary, but when Deeded, draw mellow earth to the plants, with the hoc, keeping the top of the hills somewhat hollow to catch the rain—then, as far as stirring the soil is concerned, let it alone, as after a certain age new tubers ; arc formed, each time the soil is disturbed: and if the last ploughing be deferred until tho vines are large, a groat proportion of small potatoes is sure to bo the conso- 1 quenoc. Tho ploughing for patatoes should be thorough and deep, and pulverized well by harrowing and rolling As soon as the frost is out of the ground and the ground is prepared as suggested above, lay off the rows 3 feet apart. The views presented by Mr. C. are worthy consideration by 1 every potato planter tlie nearest road home. It wonld be fully | dark when she wonld pa*H bis house, and the chances were that he would not see her. She wouldn’t hare him sen her for , I Hi h 1 1 Her first impulse was to harry up; but some powerful influence prompted her to ) U *op. She did so, and stood timidly at the , ( further side of the road, gaiing longingly at I i the house that had been a home for her- I t first of happiness, then of misery. By and j c by she felt an irresistible yearning to look u at the Ulterior of the room once more, c Ho was evidently within, and there was no d danger that he wouid see ter So she h waited hurriedly across the road, opened s the gate, and softly stepped into the lawn, k Another moment she was at the window tl Inokimr in. pi How to Renew old Ftaoh Trees. j Peach trees of the age of ton aud fifteen I years in moat eases begin to fail. After every heavy crop aud after every cold I winter there is more or less of dead wood lin tho trees. If this is taken out every | year or two as it should be, the bearing wood remaining will every year be further ! from the trunk ui the tree, and consequent | iy the fruit will be out ou tho ends of long branches. Every experienced fruit grower must have observed how much inferior peaches so growing are, compared to thoee growing on a sprout or young branch that may have grown out where a branch was taken off the year previous. Now for the remedy. , The pruniug-kuife and a fine tooth saw and a Udder are all the tools necessary. The branches should be sawn off at a distance of from one to five feet from the trunk of the tree. Trees of the age 1 have named will in most cases have a fine young sprout started from the large branches that should be preserved, aud the old branch sawed off three or four inches above the strangest sprout or sprouts. The pruoing-knife should be used to smooth off the surface made by the saw, it being a noted fact that roc begins much soon er on a sawed surface thauon a cut surface. The month of January I consider tho best season to do it, though the first part of February will do very well; but bear in , mind the colder tho weather and the more the frost is in the wood the more vigorous will bo the new growth the following sea son. The sap is at that season in the roots. The mild weather of February, 1 especially toward the Utter part of the > month, starts the up. Large branches I taken off at Chat time will bleed, and it is a well known fact that the sap is the life of ■ the tree. There may be old branches where there are no visible sprouts or buds where it U necessary to saw it off. If branches of that kind are sawu off nut less than three feet from tho trunk of the tree, there will be plenty of dormeut buds that will r start from it. The question with many . will be, the trees arc full of buds for an . expected crop. If the trees have not yielded a crop the year previous the r branches arc very full of fruit buds, and if ! you cut off fuiiy one third of the Urge - branches, the tree will not have ail the l fruit it can mature properly, and I am satisfied if but one-half was left on in sea sons of Urge crops, the one-half would net 1 more money than ail. Besides you will have a young growth for the next year, , from which you will gather fruit as good . if not better than that grown on young 1 trees. The trees should have thorough .. cultivation, and manure of some kind. If f the Und U light, bone dust, ashes or stable manure can bo used on trees of that age . without risk of breeding injurious insects. „ Stable manure applied to young peach trees . appears to increase the depredation o( the . borer. Mack applied alone or mixed with s ashes or a little lime is good. How il strange thousands of dollars arc annually v sent oat of the State fur the many puffed up phosphates, Ac., when the very Farmers I who bay it, perhaps, have thousands of . 1 loads of the most valuable of plant food on ■ their farms. I, fur one, am not surprised k at the cry of hard times, money scarce, 9 poverty of the Und, Ac. Farmers and i, fruit growers, wake up! It is high time ■ you were up and doing. —Peninsular .Veter B and Advertiser. On Soiling Stock. , At a recent gathering, where nearly all 1 the speakers were practical farmers, and i most of them engaged in making milk, one 1 . of them spoke earnestly and decidedly in | r favor of soiling the stock. LIU opinion . was formed after grazing bis cows fur years , upon natural pastures, upon pastures form- I i ed by ploughing mowing lands and then 1 j re-seeding, and then by cutting the forage . and feeding it out in the barn. He had i : no doubt but the Utter courrc would be : : generally cheaper, aud in the long run, ! easier, aud that it would produce mure milk ; i than cither of the two former modes. , By proper care in feeding and giving | i the stock opportunity fur exercise at suita-1 • bie times, the health of the stock could be | i preserved just as perfectly as it U when they run in pastures. Fed and tended in ! i the barn, they will get clean water regu- I Urly and abundantly, and their meals at . regular intervals. That will be a great . gain over many pastures where water is . taken from stagnant pools—sometimes in an offensive condition—and in other cases, l where they can get no water, good or bad. " At the gathering of farmers at Lowell, . last September, Mr. H. Sedgwick, of Corn , wall, Ct, referring to the short feed of the r fall of 1871, said:— I ‘-Our fiirmers all declare they will not | I go back to the old way of feeding stock. \ | Wc cut up our straw and everything avail | able. Many of us hare adopted the pUn i | | of steaming the food for our cattle, and we I . I arc satisfied from the experiments we have . ■ made that wc save a third of our provender ii by steaming it. As a sample of what this . i ( manner of feeding stock will do, I will re i late an instance of a young man, who. a year ago this Ust spring, bought a farm of ; eighty acres of Und for SII,OOO. The farm then kept eleven cows, four or five yearlings, and a horse or two. The young . i man took hold of that farm and immedi ately put in fourteen acres of sowed corn, j , He increased the stock to twenty-five cows, and kept them on twelve acres, feeding 1 ■ them the sowed corn. and also cutting his i oats green fur food. Ilia receipts the first ■ ■ year were over $3,000. This year he has , summered on that same farm twenty seven -1 cows, and he told me the other day that . | his twenty-seven cows would average him j . i SIOO each from the profit of milk."—_V. | : 1 E. Farmer. Special Manure for Peach Trees. Mr. P. H. Foster, of Babylon, N’. Y., i in the Horticulturist, gives the fallowing . formula for a manure for Peach Trees: — j 1 ‘‘l have used, the past year or two. a , special manure on my peach trees witli I marked success. So far as I have tried it, | , I have found it equally good fur vegetables, and I see no reason why it is not a good manure for frait trees of all kinds; in fact, I have known it to bring peach trees that were dying with yellows, back into a bear ing condition. 1 think very likely it will: prevent the summer blight in pears, I i 1 intend to try it the coming season on small I : pear stock. I use for each acre, bruad ! cast, the same quantity as for an acre of - : potatoes, and the following are the proper- 1 lions: 120 Jte. Nitrate of Soda. 80 “ “ Potassa. 100 “ Superpboshsle of Lime. 1 160 “ Sulphate of Lime. . The N. of potassa should be ground. 1 I After mixing the above together, add tbroe (or lour parte of fine mack. When apply ; | ing the mixture for the benefit of peach i trees, spread evenly as far as the roots j extend, and before a rain.” Where these cbemieaU are not readily obtainable, a compost of wood ashes, bone dust and woods mould, make an excellent application, and one more suitable tban , animal manures. > I , i Sweet potatoes succeed best of course on a deep and rich sandy soil, with a warm exposure. The ground should be - well plowed, and harrowed fine. Plow in crosses four feet square, and at each an gle make a bole and fill it with some rich compost and the surface soil mixed, and draw op tbe earth so as to make a fiat hill, in each hill plant two sets, covering ~ about two inches deep, and as they grow j } keep drawing the earth around them with 1 the hoe. In this section they are not j r ilnnted until ahont the 10th of May. WESTERN MD. COLLEGE i FOR STUDENTS OF BOTH SEXES, IN DISTINCT DEPARTMENTS. Incorporated iy Act oj General AssemLiy, March, 1968. THIS Institution U eligibly located in the healthful and flourishing City of Went- { minster, in Carroll county, on the lino of the | Western Maryland Railroad, about midway between the cities of Baltimore and Hagers- | town. It is under the special patronage of the Maryland Annual Conference of the Metho dist Protestant Church, but is strictly free from any sectarianism, either in its course ot study or rules of discipline. Male aud female students recite in settarate classes, but all have the advantage of instruc tion from every Professor having charge ot tho studies pursued. The Vico-Principal, (Rev. Dr. Nichols.) the Preceptress, ( M Us Hance,) and several other members of the Faculty, reside in the College building, and have constant oversight of the Boarding Students. Thk Coi asK of Study is thorough, under a full and competent corps of Instructors. The Tenth Semi-Annual Station, will begin on MONDAY. Fkbhiauv .id, and end on THURSDAY. Jrsa 19th, 1873. EXPENSES OF SESSION J Board. Lodging. Washing, Fuel and Light $90.00 I Tuition in Preparatory Department 17.50 j Tuition in Collegiate 'Department... 30.00 Matriculation fee (payable on enter ing the Collegiate Department) 5.00 j Instruction in Music (with use of Instruments) . 25.00. Instruction in Drawing und Painting (water colors) 10.00 No extra charges for any study in the Keg- : ular Course. PAYMENTS: One-half at the beginning of the Session ; the other, April 14th, 1873. Books ana stationery purchased of the Col lege must be paid for on delivery. For Catalogue and Circular containing full ; Information, address J. T. WARD, Principal. dec2l-tf Westminster, Md. NOTICE! To Our Friends, Customers, and the Public Generally. AFTER mature reflection we have con cluded that the only wav to do business successfully is upon a CASH basis, conse quently wc will sell Goods ONLY FOR CASH, FROM JANUARY Ist, 1873. We buy for Cash and we know if we sell for Cash we will lose nothing, therefore, we can and will sell Goods considerably lower than those who sell on credit. Cash buyers are invited to give us a call. Money Saved It) Money Made. 1 We will at all times have on hand a full i Stock of Goods in our line which will be sold at the lowest net Cash prices. Thankful for past favors we solicit a con tinuance of the same, believing the change we have made will be advantageous to our cus i ; turners as well as ourselves, i ; Very Respectfully, •| ‘ GRIMES A STOUFFER. N. B.—All orders not paid for when given, will be collected by our driver when the Goods 1 are delivered, as our terms will be positively Cash. dec 14-tf G. & S. 11. HAINES. F. R. HAINES. HAINES & BRO., WHOLESALE AND RETAIL GROCERS! i 13 EG leave to call attention to the largo -13 stock of Groceries, Liquors, Ac., which i they keep constantly on hand, at their new i store a few doors cast of Railroad Depot. | Our facilities arc such as to enable us to ; offer great inducements in point of prices, ns 1 wo purchase strictly for Cash and sell at short profits. | We nave just received a large lot of Fresh ! Fruits, consisting of fine layer Raisins, White ; Seedless Raisons. Currants. Citron, and other | Holiday Goods. Our general Slock embraces a complete | I line of CHOICE FAMILY GROCERIES AND LIQUORS, i QUEENSWARE, STONEWARE, GLASSWARE, WILLOWWABE, i WOODKNWARE, HARDWARE, FISH, BACON, LARD, SALT, TAR. Also Dealers in Countir Produce general ! Iv. Very respectfully, ’ dec 7 ’ HAINES & BRO. JOHN H. BOWERS KEEPS constantly on hand and for sale, I at his Store, “CENTRAL HALL.” nearly opposite the new Catholic Church, a I full assortment of BUILDERS* HARDWARE, j Hardware Generally, Oils and Paints, Leather of all kinds, Groceries, Provisions. Willow and Ccdarware. I All the above goods will be sold at low rates j and will he delivered free of charge *l the 1 Railroad Depot, or any other point th j town of Westminster. JOHN H. BOWERS, nearly opposite the Catholic Church. | mar 18 TO ERR IS HUMAN. BUT failing to call before purchasing else- j where and examining llie Stock of | FURNITURE AND STOVES, I jggy at IRA E. CROUSE S, is - W a disregard of vour own inter- AfrK I SflCiest that is wholly inexcusable. KLi j Having had a lona experience in thenHßl i business, he now Hatters himself that he can | always exhibit to those wishing to purchase \ | any article in his line, a stock not excelled in ! ! variety and quality by any other establishment I in tbe county, and his prices are guaranteed i | not to exceed those of Baltimore city, or any 1 other place in the State. Beit Don't mistake tbe place, one hundred ! yards east of the Railroad, on Main street, j nearly opposite the new Catholic Church, j Westminster. | may 21 BOOT AND SHOE MAKING! ! THE undersigned is prepared to furnish I Ladies’, Men's and Children's BOOTS ASD SHOES I at the sliortoftt notice, of the beat material | I ami at reduced prices. All work guaranteed. JOHN BERNSTEIN, : Opiiosite the office of Grout A Reifaoider. Weatminater, Md. aept U. ! Littlestota Enlarged. I Ha meet St., next door to Methodist Church, Kith Increased Facilities. j \\T E will be pleated to accommodate tho i TT public. Horace bought, told and ex changed. Daily Paaaenger and Mail Line from Westminater to Gettysburg. For Seata, Ac., apply at Central Hotel, Wertminatcr, or Harris Houae, Gettysburg. JOHN SPALDING, nor 30-tf Ageut. , (XML TAB FOR SALE. Apply to JOHN L. REIFBNIDEH, President Weatminater Oaa Light Go. i mar IG-tf SEND your Orders for Printing for the j Spring Trade to the Aerocan Offiee. THY the $j TEAS, at . W. O. I.IGGETH, I |J. K. Tartoa, A. 11. Sciuirrw, ! President. Sec’ry. *nd Treaa. THE TAYLOR Manufacturing Company OF WESTMINSTER, MI). DIRECTOR*; David Fowble, H. Haines, Edward Lynch, A. l>. Schaeffer, J. E. Taylor. MANUFACTURERS OF Mill M aohinerv, REPAIRING OP ALL. KINDS, ' Oar Wheels and Axles, Circular Saw Mills, of all Sizes; HORSE PO'WERS, From 1 to 12 Horae} HKPA It ATOUH, From 2 to 10 Horse ; PLOW!* OF ALL SIZES; wheel Horse rakes, Ac.. Ac., Ac, Dealers in ! Stationary, Portable and Agricultural Engines, From 2 to 200 Horsepower, Repair* of all kinds promptly at -1 tended to. We are paving the HIGHEST PRICES 1 . for White OaV, Hickory, Walnut and Ash | i Timber, in the Log delivered at Mill, or on 1 the la>L as parties prefer. Persona having any of the above will call 1 or communicate with us by letter. We pay from 1 to 1| cents per pound for 1 old Castings according to quality. , i ly ROAD NOTICE. j OTICE is hereby given that application -1-A will bo made to the County C'ommis ' sioners of Carroll county, thirty days from the j date hereof, to open a imblic road in said j county, commencing on the county road lead- I in£ from Wisner’a mill to the Pennsylvania I ; Lino, generally known as Rinehart’s Road, at a point on said road opposite the new county road running pass John Stricklin’s: then on j or near a line between Joshua Winner and I John Steward to the land of Leander Mathias; then on the line between said Steward and 1 Mathias to the meadow of said Mathias; then across the land of said Mathias along the cast • side of the meadow to Pine Creek ; then along I the east side of said creek to the land of Jew*- ! iniah Myers: then to a hickory tree, being a corner of said Mtahiasand Myers and Peter J. Frock ; then on the hue of said Myers and Frock , and across Pipe Creek at the old fording place: then on the bed of the old road until above said Frock's wagon shed; then between said wagon shed and a iir of bars across the lands of said Peter J. Frock, Isaac Ranker! and Andrew K. Shriver until it intersects the j Westminster and Littlestown Turukpike Road. . near an apple tree standing inside of said . j Shriver's held, near a pair of bars. JEREMIAH MYERS, mar 8-ut and others. EXAMINERS’ NOTICE. 1 T>Y virtue of a commission issued to us by 1 JLJ the County Commissioners for Carroll county, to examine and determine whether • the public convenience requires the opening ; of a public road in said county commencing ■ and running on the bed of a road (or as near thereto as practicable) now leading from the Liberty Hoad to the county road near Robert Murray’s; said road to pass between the lands . of C. Devries, L. Ohler, Florence Patterson, 1 J. H. Berret, John Harris and Robert Clark, r and through the laud of Robert Murray. This is therefore to notify all j*ersons whom it may concern, that the undersigned will meet on the premises, on Tuesday, the loth day of April, 187 S, at 10 o’clock, A. M., to execute the trust reposed in us by the said commis sion. FREEBORN GARDNER, EDWIN M. SHIPLEY. JOSHUA BASEMAN, I mar 15-ut Examiners. FALL GOODS! FALL GOODS!! David ZS. Miller, HAS just returned from Philadeldhia ana Baltimore with a full line of FA LI AND WINTER DRY GOODS AND NOTIONS. 1 Our stock is complete, embracing a full assortment of Shawls, Dress Goods, Cloths, Cas simers, Fancy Goods & Notions. A call is solicited, os we are confident that our stock and prices cannot fail to give satis faction. sept 28 D. E. MILLER. HEAD QUARTERS FOR PAINTS. OIL, GLASS, BRUSHES, AND MIXED paints OE all kinds. HOUSE AND SION PAINTING AND GRAINING I B*fcT DOME AT TIIK SllonttST XOTICE 1 CALI. ON F. D. SANFORD, • i Basement.) First National Rank, at the Depot. Westminster. Md. may 21-ly HUGH DOYLE HAS just received from Baltimore the beet end finest selected Stock of Undies’, ! i.emlemen'., Misses' and Children's BOOTS AND SHOES ever offered in this market. Also a large sup- 1 ply of Overshoes. All of the above .Stock ! ! wi'l he “old at reasonable prices for cash, ami I satisfaction guaranteed. All work warranted ; or repaired free of charge. Also a lot of Boots and Shoes of my own , ; manufacture, of the best material, at RE ! DUCBD PRICES. j Remember the place. Main street, near the 1 1 Catholic Church.

West End Jewelry Store. P A. WAGONER RESPECTFULLY’ informs the citizens of Carroll county and vicinity, that he is J constantly receiving new and beautiful goods , from New York. consisting of WATCHES, either Amer ,JP£3J iean or Foreign; Sterling Silver Ware, Plated Ware, Knives, Forks. ; Spoons, Ac., Rings of all patterns. Watches ; repaired in the best manner and warranted. ; Silver and Gold Plating done with promptness j and dispatch. Sewing Machines of every make on hand ; also repairing done. ’ \ Give me a call os I am detdhnined to sell. I , June 9 NOTICE. I HAVE this day adopted a new rule in ray business. I will five strict personal at j trillion to all work in my line intrusted to my I care, and will guarantee satisfaction in all my work. I have a very full stock and assort ment of WALL PAPER, at very low cash prices; also OIL CLOTH and LINEN WINDOW SHADES and FIX TUBES, all low for cash. WILLIAM COON, Westminster. January 11, 1878- ly JNO. WILLIAMS, Jr.. MAIN Street, opposite Court. Westmin ster. Md., General Wholesale Agent for the tale of Whittles, Brandies, Wines, Began, PERUVIAN GUANO, Ground Bone*, Super Phoaphnl**, AMD ALL STANDARD FERTILIZERS. ! roar 15-dm Well Stocked. THE largest, beat and most fashionable , Type, auitabla for tie most delicate Card j lor ti largest Poster, can be found at the An- i I TOCATF Office. jap 4 } I CANTO* CIKIIR. J. T. OMBXIMR*r. I PRODUCE DEPOT, At THE RAILROAD, WESTMIN STER, MARYLAND HAVING leased the large and commodi ous Warehouse (formerly occupied by J. T. Orendorff), we are now prepared to purchase FLOUR. WHEAT, RYE. OA TS, j CORN ‘nut COUNTRY PRODUCE] of all descriptions. Also to receive and for- j ward PRODUCE AND GOODS of all kinds. They also keep constantly on hand a large ami full stock ot GROCERIES, WHOLESALE AND RETAIL. \ Flour, Bacon, Feed, Grain, Salt. Fish. Ac., 1 together with Spades, Shovels, Hoes, Hakes ami Farmers' and Gardeners' Implements j generally. Also GUANO AND FERTILIZERS j of all descriptions: and in fact all articles in our Hue. With long experience and by strict attention to business we nope to receive a liberal share of the public patronage. DENTON GEHR, jaSMy J. T. OHKNDORFF. 11. I- NORRIS. J. T. WAMFLKR. A LARGE STOCK OF DRY GOODS. H. L. NORRIS A CO. HAVE just opened a large and beautiful assortment of Foreign and Domestic DRY GOODS, Ladies' Dress Goods in every style and vari ety, French, English and American CLOTHS AXD CASSIHEKES of best quality and latest styles. Also FANCY GOODS, NOTIONS. GLOVES, HOSIERY, Boots, Shoes, Groceries, &c. We are determined to sell Goods as low as they can be bought in Westminster or Balti more. sep 21 FRANK K. HKRR. SAMI'EL K. HKIUt. F.K.HERR&BRO., tuttvracTCßEßs or Couches, Carriages, Buggies, Jug- I ger Wagons, Phietons, Ale. ALSO HOUSE SHOEKS And Itlueksiniths in Oenernl. Special attention given to Repairing. All j orders promptly filled and work of every kind warranted. fair Factory opposite Montour House, | Main street, Westminster, Md. sc 14-ly HOME SHUTTLE SEWING MACHINE. PRICE ONLY $37.00. THE Simplest, Cheapest Lock Stitch Sew ing Machine in Market. ALSO The American Button Hole Over- Seaming and Complete Sewing Machine. The first and only Button Hole and Sewing Machine combined that has made its advent in this or any other country. Works a beautiful eyelet hole. Very sim ple and runs very light and almost noiseless. Took Prkmii m at our last State Fair. next dour to “Montour House,’’ Westminster, Md. F. H. BUELL, jan 4-ly Agent for Carroll county. Westminster Hotel, CORNER Main and Court Streets, Westminster, Car- roll county. Md. The under signed having leased this woIiMJIcBJA known Hotel, and the same having been thoroughly repaired with many improvements and refitted generally, takes this method of informing the citizens of Carroll and adjoin ing counties and the traveling public, that no effort on his part shall be wanting to make them that favor him with a call as comfortable as possible. The table shall be as good us this market affords. The bar stocked with pure and unadulterated Liquors; waiters at tentive and polite, and charges moderate. A call is respectfully solicited. Good and reliable Ostlers a specially, marlff-tf F. I. WHEELER. I HOUSE AND LOT AT PRIVATE SALE. ~l^v, nd A r .W c<l offere at Private Sale a HOtSL AND LOT situated in Snydershurgh, 2} miles west AsGkL-'X. of Hampstead, Carroll county. The Lot contains one-fourth ofiKy^SSflS l nn Acre, and is improved by a good Weather boarded Log House, with a Spring of watei near the door. It would make a fine standf >r a Wheelwright, Blacksmith, Saddler, Tinnei, I ?.?. oeina *f er pr laboring man. Enquire at the j Widow Shaffer's, in Snydersburg, or to the I undersigned, at Kiehards' mill, j HENKY M. FUHRMAN, ! Oct 12-tal, 1878.* Thoroughbred Alderney Cattle ! COWS, HEIFERS. AUO | HEIFEK AND BULL CALVES, SOUTH DOWN SHEEP, BERKSHIHE PIGS, for sale at f lover Hill Stock Farm. Finks burg, Carroll cauntv, Md. f ''h df LEWIS H. COLE. MOSI()\ II(USE HOTEL, i Xorthtart earner Faftllt and St. Paul St j., oePOSITK BARXIH'* CITT HOTRI., BALTIMORE. Isaac Albers ton, Proprietor. , This is one of the most pleasant and j central locations in the city. i may 7-Iy Butchering Notice. rpHF. undersigned desires to state that he -A. still continues to butcher all kinds of Stock at bis Establishment in Westminster, snd will continue so to do. but that on and 1878, will Mil Meats for ; the CASH ONLi. ... JACOB M. MOHELOCK. Westminster, Jan. Ist, 1878, lyr* NOTICE. THE undersigned Iftreby gives notice that he has been appointed General Agent of tiie Carroll County Fire Insurance Company. All persons desiring to insure property (either reel or personal) in this Company, will please : address the Agent at Westminster. Md. All 1 communication, will receive prompt attention. ... JOHN. T, DIFFENBAUGH, | t*S Ag.-nt. JOSEPHUS H. HOPPE, ! A OJ?NT of the Farmers' Mutual Fire In !A 1 ‘“twee Company of Dug Hill, Carroll j county, Md. Stoner.ville. mar 28- lr U!NE Silver PLusi Castors. Frail Stands, Card Heeenets, Napkin Ring., Butter Kmvee, Spoons, Forks, end a variety of smell articles amiable for presents, at j" n W o, UGGET'S. LUMBER! LUMBER!!! jjp—lßß—i I HAVE just returned from the Lumber j Region*—and am now receiving the lar- | gest selection of LUMBER ever offered at this place, at ttedueed /Vice*. consisting of i Yellow Fine, Spruce and Hemlock JOIST AND SCANTLING j f all length* and sizes, 4-4, 6-4, 0-4 and H-4 ■ j White Pine Boards and Plank, Yellow and White Pine Flooring, Brewed and Undressed I Weatherboarding, White Pine Cypress and ■ Chestnut Shingles, Walnut and Asa Boards | and Plank, Plain and Headed Picketts, Shin gl and Plastering Laths, a prime lot of Chest j nut Rail* and Post*. Also all the different KINDS OF COAL, Thinking large sales with small profits bet ter than small sales with large profits, I have concluded to adopt the former as my guide, and hope I shall be enabled to carry it out by ‘ persons in want of anything in my line giving i me a call before purchasing elsewhere. EDWARD LYNCH, Near Depot, Westminster. Md. | fob SKFtf Cabinet and Furniture ESTABLISHMENT. rjIHK undersigned. | X bought out .1. .1. Leister's^H^ms^ interest in the well known Es- i taldiidiinent of Messrs. Shorb A lacister. Main street} Westminster, West of the Railroad, will continue to keep on hand a full and t*om plele assortment of all kind* and styles of FURNITURE, and a full assortment of Cane and Wood Seat Chairs. Hair and Husk Mat trasses, Looking Grass Plates, Ac., which will be sold cheap for cash. Old Cane Seat Chairs re seated and Furniture repaired. UNDERTAKING. Walnut and Metallic Coffins and Casket* on hand. Funerals attended at all times, at short notice. Also on hand Newel Posts, Balusters and Front Door Brackets. Hand Rails worked to order, of all kinds of Lumber, and different styles Brackets worked to order. All kinds of Architectural Drawings fur- | ni.she<l at short notice and at low figures, feb 24-tf J. J. SHORB k SON. JOSH I'A YIXOUNU. J NO. H. VINOLIXO. J. YINGLING & 8R0.,; Successors to J. Y’ingling k Son, “West End,” Westminster, CASH DEALERS DRY GOODS AND NOTIONS, ALSO Carpets of all Descriptions, from Home-made Rag to the finest BRUSSELS, Oil CTvths, Mattings, Ac., &c. Keep constantly the largest and best assort ] ment of GOODS IN THE COUNTY. ALL CHEAP FOR CASH AT J. YINGLING A BKO.'S. ! | sc 14 ; Rililioiis, Millinery and Straw Goods, 187*2. White Goods, Embroideries, 4c, 4c. 1 ARMSTRONG. CATOR k CO. IMPORTERS, Manufacturers and Jobbers Bonnet, Trimming. Neck and Sash Rib bons. Velvet Ribbons. .Neck Tiet. Bonnet .Silks. Satins, Velvet* and Cranes. Flowers, Feathers, Ornament*, Frames, ac. STRAW BONNETS AND LADIES AND CHILDREN’S HATS, Trimmed and Untrimmed; and in connecting Warerooms White Goods, Linens, Embroid eries, I .aces. Nets, Collars, Setts, Handker chiefs. Veiling, Head Nets, Ac., Ac.. Nos. 287 and 289 Baltimore street, Baltimore. Md. These good* are manufactured bv us or bought for cash directly from the European and American Manufacturers, embracing all the latest novelties, unequalled in variety and cheapness in any market. Orders filled with care, promptness and despatch. f< . pt 28-8 Till: STATE OF MARYLAND MUTUAL FIRE INSURANCE COMPANY OF BALTIMORE. * No. 17 Soith Street, Baltimore. .i TKV 1 Company insure*, on the mutual plan, I Buildings and Personal Property against Lost* i or Damage by Fire, in all part* of the State. , The entire profit returned to the iUicy holders. B. 0. HA HR IS, President. ' Board or Directors; Francis Neale, of Neale, Harris A Co. S. H. Caughy, of Noah Walker A Co. 1 C. McCully, of Pomerait A McCully. 1 eor B o{ George A Jenkins. I B. it. Harris, late of Neale. Harris A Co. \ Hon. George Brent, Court of Appeals. George P. Jenkins, Charles county. j George Combs, St. Marv's county, dec 28-ly WM. LAWYER. E. J, UWTgE . Wm. Lawyer & Son, i SuccMwr* to Benner k Lawyer, WHOLESALE MANUFACTURERS HB. LADIES’, MISSES’,| AKD Children’s Shoes, PFNNSYLVANIA AVENUE Wentininster, MU. augßl-ly WILLIAM MOORE WESTMINSTER, MU., ill Wau-hen, _ „ Clock* and Jewelry. keep* comnantly on hnnd mid tBSUi OR for sale at lowest prices, Go!d and Silver American and Swi "atche. Solid Silver Ware, Silver I luted Wars for Wedding Pres ent*. Rogerb AlboU Fork*, Spoons, * Ac., Ice Pitchers, Caster*. Cake v n . Uishes, Ac., Ac. .-if ‘ i * for S P cncer i Diamond Spec tacles, best glass now in u*e. 1 may 11 MONTOUR HOUSE FpilE underlined, lately from Hanover, nTl.lifXl’ k T r<,, P ,c ' tf “ ll .V inform, the - b,> “P® 1 *" 1 * he “Montnur • ..lrenfXn%e“"' rt '’ P, ' CtfUllT Wc,.mi„...r,dcc.,^y ,0NN ’ EU ' JOHN T. DIFFENBAUGH A UCT/ONEER, WESTMINSTER Md., will give emm-ial j'u" 11 , 0 ?. 10 tb * “> f PerwnalPro perty and K<l Estate. feb***?"* mHy hC m< " ,e at thi> offiw * U REWARD For anr owe of Blind or Bleeding Pile*, Itching or Ulcerated Pllaa that OF- BING'S PILE REMEDY foil, to cure. It la prepared einrewly tu cure the Pile, ant) nothing el.e. Suld by all Drurgl.ta Price SI. Can be obtained of A. H. Hiber vVestininstsr. apr 27-1 y ’ Look Here! Shipping J aga. Rdl Heads, Jn fact everything re uuired m the I riming line can be omalntd at the Aptotatk Ofoce. Jgg 4 T o.tnioe Frinting go to the AhviKirt TjTmobtimbe hublby. j* I*KOF. OF Ml'Slt. IS |iving #££ oKS I i,fesrai*rti fg'rcn mu, on *3O ro ■- . . PIANO TUNING 2.w, Alo agent f° r , I CEI.BBBATBD PIANOS ' I K I* \mmui A Sob * Lnnval M OKoTnS. Particular attention paid .o ihe aeleclion of luswroenl*. H. Haber** c For particulars inquire A.•• Drug Store, or W heeler s Hotel. DENTAL NOTICE. f XR GEO. S, FOUKK. Deolist, offer, hi. T-*“ d . Wedaealay After- , After. 1 Wednesday Afternoon. Double Pipe Creek-hint Thunder. Middlcburg—First Friday. I U uiontown —Second edneaday Afternoon, ] Tenevtown —Second Thuredey Afternoon 1 ""cnionliridgi— Third Wednesday Afternoon ' ami fkondiy Forenoon. • j New Windsor—Third Thunder Afternoon end Friday Forenoon. r, ' b " CRODT & REIPBNIDER, ATTORNEYS-AT-LAW AND SO LICITORS IN CHANCERY, VBSTMIXm*> ED. WE have formed a copartnership in the practice of law in the Court* of tar roll and Howard countie*, and will promptly attend to all bu*ine* entrusted to our care. Particular attention paid to Collection* and i procuring Decree* for the sale of Real Estate. Also, Application* Filed for Hack I ay and Bounty due heir* of deceased soldier*. Office adjoining the residence of Chas. !• Rkipsniuck. no R. B. NORMENT, A TTORNEYA T LA IT, OFFICE on eMain street, two door* weal of Court, Weal minster, respectfully inform* I the citizen* of Carroll and adjoining counties that he will give prompt attention to all busi- I nes* intrusted to him. both before the Court* lof this State and the Departments of the I General Government at Washington, D. C. i Practice* in the Court* of Bankruptcy, jun 4. 1871. I V*. 11. MERRICK. J. J. BAI MOARTBER. Merrick & Baumgartner, I A TTORNKYS-A TLA W AND SO | LICITORS IN CHANCERY. HAVE associated to practice their nrofe* | lion in the several Court* in Carroll j I county. Their Office i* at the residence of J I Mr. Haunifpu-tner. in Westminster, Md. Mr. I Merrick will be in Westminster during the I Term of the Courts, and at such other time* as business may require; he may also be con i suited at bis Office, No. 17 St. Paul street, Baltimore Maryland. nor 28-tf ABNER NEAL, j JUSTICE OF THE PEACE AND | A TTORNEY A T LA IT Office at the Court House. HE will attend especially to obtaining De i crees for the settlement of estates 01 I : deceased person*, Ac. Deeds, Will* and all | I Instrument* of Writing prepared. Charge. ‘ j moderate. dec 5-t? \ JOHN B. SMITH. WM. A. M KIIJ.If. SMITH & McKELLIP, ATTORNEYS-AT-LAW AND SO j LICITORS IN CHANCERY , HAVING formed a oartnership in the prac lice of Law, will give prompt attention to all business entrusted to their care. Office on Main street a few doors east of Court street. dec6-lv A. K. SYESTER. JAM. A. C. BOND. SYESTER & BOND HA \ E associated themselves in the prac tice of Law in Carroll county ana the several Courts of this State. Mr. Syester will visit Westminster ijhen business requires it. Office corner Main and Court streets, ap 15 WM. P. MACLSBY. C. B. ROBERTS. MAULSBY & ROBERTS, ATTORNEYS-A TLA W AND SO LICITORS IN CHANCERY. WKSTMIVBTBSt, Mn. Office directly opposite the Court House. ISAAC r. r BARRON, HR. ISAAC E. fKARHoX, JR I. E. PEARSON A SON A TTORNEYS A TLA ’ ! WUX promptly wad carefully attend to sli | T T kind of basiness in any of the Courts I u *. i u Ut *' oppo,itc Westminster Hotel, Main street, Westminster, Md. dee I'.My W. sr~. DALLAS, ATTORNEY-AT-LAW. i OFFICE at his Residence, on Green street. I yy estminster Md. feb 24-ly* ; DANIEL O. WRIGHT, ! ATTORNEY-AT-LAW. mr Office 87 Lexington .treet, Baltimore, MU ‘ nov 18, 1869 DR. J. H. BILLINGSLEA J S Median”'* in lb practice of nf sjT ?®o . l °. d°r vast of the residence of John L. Heifsnider, Kq. H ug iq. t f DR. LEONARD ZEFP, 1T A VINO located at the East End of West . 7l ral ,“f, ,er i offers his professional services 1? J P“¥ 1C V " be " ? ut engaged may lie ound at his office or residence, one door west I " llou;l : may 6-f,m CHAS. BILLINOBLEA, I). D, 8. _ AND J. MKUIKKN WELLER, DENTISTS. Orni-t WxsTMißßTxa, Mn., 2u noon Wsst or I ARUCHs' AU MeiUXMCs’ Ba, T A .S.£lr“ M J inf,, ™ in * lb eir friends M. and the public generally that having in creased their facilities for business, they are at all limes prepared to perform any opera . t'ona in ojierative or mechanical Deuliitry Dr r N | ir 1- f'**’ o? h *" d * times, folding W,l ‘ >0 visit ,hc month, remaining until Fn^si'l^VrnMn.''' 7 Friday in every month re noi"*r, nU ,k ' foll< ” ,in * Tuesday evening. MUTUAL FIRE INSURANCE CO. OF CARROLL COUNTY. OFFICE , WESTMINSTER, MO. J- W. HEKINO, President. RICHARD MANNING, Secretary and Treasurer. JOHN T. DIFFENBAUOH, General Agent, W'estminster, Md. , J. Oliver Wsdlow, Agent, Freedom, Car I Md ~ jaall-tf ) HARDEN HEED. , Hollock k Robinson’s Garden Seed X Uoucksville, lid. 1 i " Pro ’ ed j- 86 W. o. LIGGETs. B. O. CRIME*. I ORIMES Sc BTOUP^ U I (Successor, to EO. Grin,- i I AT THE | | principal de Pot I WkSTuixsTaa, Mn * I Fliiur, H’ hr,lt, Corn. (J,u. u I * Also, keep constantly on hand * M of Liquors, *uppi, Hi Groceries, wß> Feed, ■ fc**, I i ITsh. Farmer s Utensils, *c. *, ■ all of which they arc selling .k!I..V I i retail at very low figure,. They ■ a large slock of the following li u J, Wk “< ■ arc *c)ling at manufacturers price* • ’ B Pacific. Whitelock’s, I Moro Phillip *, , I Hour ol Bone. '‘" •W I Goes Bradley's, I Berger k Buu, I ' Turner’, Rxcthier B| Woolston’s Md. Boeder of Honsl Al*o, '' H; Oil Vitriol, Salt Cake, Ammonia _ 1 Bone for making Fertili ■ Iho public generally win do well u, g. I them a call before purchasing, ax thf* i , ■ to sell low. ’ '■•N ■ N. 11.—Agents for the bent 11l„ tl ., p ■ dcr m the market, and the gn at Ziasaii 2 I " rv apriilbi,* I A. H. HUBER, No.a,CAlll>u HALL, I DEALER IN B KorHgu and Donwstle I PATENT MICUIVUin, I perfumery, ace I KEEI*S constantly on hand a romsU.. I stock of the purest B DRUGS AND CHEMICALS, I besides the must popultr E PATENT MEDICINSg I IN THE MARKET. j Parties will find, on examination, a mid I j assurtment of I FANCY ARTICLE AID B perpumkiy I j toy" Especial atlenlioii paid to Pbysifi**, I I < h-ders and Prescription*. *%| j aprilm-ly I SHIHTS. _ I Finest Ready-Made I SHIRTS $2.26. SHIRTS MADE TO ORDER. Made as \ OL want them, of Kichardios • Best Linen and Wamsutta of New York Mill* .Muslin, and A Satisfactory Fit Quarantoed for $2.60, AT NO. d 5 W. FAYETTE STREBI, Near Barn urn's, near the Carrolltoa. as! Between the Kutaw House and 8t Clair Hotel. C. G. MEOINNIBS. A|est aprii 20* ly B- K. GERNAND, DEALER IN DRY GOODS, NOTIONS, QUBKNBWARE, HARDWARE. HATS. BOOTS &, SHOES, Cedarware, Paints. Oils. t Window (daw- I AVER ILL CHEMICAL PAINT. I Drug*, first-class Groceries, Ac., Ac. j Corner Main and Court Streets, j m *7 Westminster, Md. RECONSTRUCTION! CASH BUTS CHEAP! I WOULD molt reapcctfully inform mr U patron, and the public generally. tMI I , have adopted the C'AMH SVSTKM, to go into effect on the 14th dav of Oclol*-. 1872, at which lime 1 will have on band > aplendid auorlment of FOREIGN AND DOMESTIC DRY GOODS. Notion,, Fura, Hau and Capa, BooU aa4 ' ’ .".nlware, Groceriea, llil and Palm- Glaaa, Dniga, Leather. Iron, Coal and !.■ I her and in short a general variety of One*- ml of which have been purchased for Calk, 1 and aa I shall buy and sell only for Vuk, ■! margin of profits will be tmall, and I fowl as sured that I can give perfect satiafactioa is every particular. All I ask ia to call and ■ me and be convinced that you can save mow) by paring cash, ever remembering that "m! saved is money mode. M „ GEO. EVERHART, Manchester, Carroll countv, Md. cpl 28, 1872*6m Central Drug Store, OrroSITK < CHURCH, Main Street, Westminister, Md., DR. E. D. WELLS & BEO., PROPRIETORS. 1 Y ll - WELLS, having had several ye*r, r , .Jperiene. in the practice of Medicine, feels confident that he can meet the wants of the community for MEDI- a> CINE AND MEDICAL PREPARATIONS. Thc^fHft * maermtion Department, be- Jj l ospeeial charge WE M of Dr. Wells, wifi receive his careful attention. A full a- Hi Kirtment of Toilet Article., j W'ashes, Powders, Dyes. Too* and Nail Brushes. Also a full supply of P* 1 ’ ent Medicines. r j JJ-)J Inaolvrnt'a Notice. Upton Kelley va. Hit Creditors. (ORDERED this 12th day of Fsbroary. 1878, that Upton Kelley giva notice to hi* creditors, endorsers and sureties that the • j °F August next is fixed for *s wid Unton Kelley to appear ia the Circuit Court for Carroll county to anawer such ia* l< >ries as hit creditors, endorsers aid m, y propose or allege against him • and that a copy of this order oe published ia , I®®* new spaper printed in Carroll coualy l J®*? a week for three successive months prior , , Test; .ISO, B. BOYLE, feb Ifi-Sm* Clerk. ' HKKI> OATH. P | subscriber has on hand and for soir , d* l Imahels of OnU suitable for seed. Apply to D. W. HOUCK, feb IS .1t Houeksville, Md

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