The Waynesboro' village record. (Waynesboro', Pa.) 1871-1900, July 27, 1871, Image 2

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    OiAMt ge,4ora
Thur ' lida7;;JilY
REPORT.:
To the Stockholders of the Miramar Iron
and Railroad Company: = _ •
The company was duly organized, June
20, 1870, and the followingiphrsoits elect
cd directors for the ensuing year: Daniel
V. Ahl, John Evans, Asbury erhxnd;
John, Moore, W. H. Lcingsdo , George
Clever, Alex.l7lldericood. Salmi+ tt.Bai
ley and James Bosler.
Daniel V. Ahl was elected, president.;
Asbury Derland, secretary; William Gra
cey, treasurer; and William H.: Miner, so-.
lieitor. On the ist .'of May; 1871, Hon.
Wm. McLellan was:aeSed_directorviee
S. N.*Bailey, resigned.
. _
It was proposed to bun,,,n re.A.
a point at or near Shippensburg, along the
north' Vase of = the :South. tnountidn; to a
-pointan•the,Ouriberland,Vidley railroad,
near. the Susquehanna, river.
Captain Joseph Mifflin,. of • Columbia,
was appointed Chief Engineer, and in
structed to,survey -the proposed route.—
This - work was duly performed, and the
'report 'of the:engineer is herewith submit
ted.
'The line, as surveyed, was commenced
ut Shippensburg, and extended to the
Susquehanna river, at Bridgeport, a dis
'ranee of thirty-eight miles, The line aci-
Iteres closely to the Yellow greeehes creek..
'With a view of accommodating, if-possi
ble, the citizens of Dillsburg, Pa., a line,
leaving the creek line" near the mouth of
the'Dogwood run, was surveyed up that
stream, to Pillsburg, ;and, .returning by
way of Stony run, rejoined the main line
.again near the rriouth. This - line was
`found to be three and seven-eigths miles
longer than the direct, line between the
same points, and involved considerable
heavy work. It has not, therefore, been
deemed advisable to adopt it for the main
line. 4. proposition was, however, made
to the Citizens of Dillsburg, to build a
_branch to that place, diverging from the
main line near the mouth of Dogwood run,
to be constructed simultaneimsly with 'the
main line. This proposition bas been re
jected. It is hoped. however,, that the
'Dillsburg people will still-find it to their
interest to unite with the company in con
structing a branch to that place, to be ex
tended, sufficient encouragemint is giv
en, to .'etersburg, Pa.
I ediately after the organization of
the company, the work of soliciting sub
scriptions along the line was , commenced,
'and has' been continued to the present
time. The amount estimated to be neces
sary to prepare the road for the super
structure, has been apportioned among
the' Various townships; and nearly all hive
filled up their quotas, All' would have
been filled ere this, but for the fact that
the eastern terminus had not, until lately,
been definitely determined;
•
The right of way for the entire line has
been pledged by the various townships,
and has.already been granted gratuitous
ly for two-thirds of the distance.
Proposabi for construction were invited,
by public advertisement, in April; last,
and several bidi were received, but no a
ward has been made as yet, on account of
delaysgrowirig Out ofthe Dillshurg negotia
tions, and others, making it uncertain
where to fix the eastern terminus. Nat
ters have now taken such shape that we
expect to be able to put the whole work
under contract in a short time. _ _
Negotiations are pending with other
and powerful companies; to be benefitted
by our road, in relation` to endorsement,
.or negotiation of the bonds of the compa
ny required for superstructure and equip
ment, and, such assurances received 'as
leave no doubt that the generally difficult
problem of placing the bonds of a new
road will be solved very advantageously
to our company.
While oar surveys have, for the pres
ent, extended to Shippensburg, it has been
the intention of the company, as soon as
posiible, to extend its line southward, a
long the mountain, by way of Fayette
ville, Funkatown, Quincy, Waynesboro',
Pa., artd,Boonsboro', Md.„ with an ulti-
Mate terminus at the Potomac river, there
connecting with a road now under con
strttction up the Shenandoah valley. With
in a few weeks propositions for such an
extension, as far as • Waynesboro', have
been made by many citizens along the
proposed line, 4nd the townships to be
benefited have undertaken, on certain
cobditions, to raise the necessary stock
subscriptions. - The preliminaries are now
under discussion, and it is expected that
steps for opening such subscriptions will
be taken in a few days. It is deemed un=
necessary, at this time; to do more than a-
Jude to the advantage to the company, as
well as to the region in question, of such
an extension. The immense deposits of
the finest iron ore, the products of several
prosperous furnaces, now in operation, and
many more that will hereafter be establish
ed, of the important manufactories, pres
ent and prospective, of the enterprising
town of Waynesboro', sof the innumerable '
mills on the Antietam, and of a farming
region that has no superior in this or any
other country. will. aggregate a business,
list will amply re-pay the expenditure,
and largely increase the profits of the
whole line.
it is Pryinetimes asked, "will another
railroad in the valley pay ?"
• . Perhaps it might not, if it depended a
lone upon the agricultural products of the
valley ; if there was no new business. to be
created by another road, situated as this
will be. * The prime object of our efforts
has been, to construct a road that should
develop a business, now hying dormant for
want of accessibility, and especially to de
velop and bring to , market the valuable
and inexhaustible ores of the South moun.
rain and the contiguous valley.
We think the transportation of ores, of
iron and of the articles
,neem.ary in its
production, would alone afford a 'paying
business. We are sure it will, when sup
plemented by the agricultural, and man
"ufaetved products of a region unsurpass
ed-for hrtility, and cultivated to thehigh
. est degree, by a derive, , intelligent, enter
prising and wealthy population.
The - Tx i.lc country through which 'our
road is. proposed to run is now not reached,
• by, or imperfectly supplied with railroad
facilities. Lime, lumber, rough timber,
flour, grains ana farm products of all kinchj,
now transported, if at all, long distances
in wagons, must find an outlet to market
this route. it is unnecessary to say
at the existence of an acect-kible and
cheap means of transhiortation will, in it
seifjargely inerease:'; theSe produCts., -In
return, large and ,izieeasing , deruand for
cold, finished-building'Material and man
ufactured 'goods:generally, will spring uP;
taitking,a paying arid 'profitable revenue
Pion return freighta '
In speaking of the, resources along and
contigueus to the.prepaied tonte, we may
enumerate - the ore banks already inwork
ing condition, • numbering at least twenty,
while the deposits of hemetite, magnetic
and pipe, ores lying unopened and unwork
ecl for want,Of cheap and convenienttrans,
portation, are almost inexhaustible. Four`
charcoal, furnaces end- two-forges are al
ready in' operation, fifty or more grist mills,
arid criseare -of - 8(1W:411111k - ire driven by the
water power 7of..the Kellew Breeches creek.
Niinierous limekilnaand immense deposits
of limetque,laaithig„pessible • the almost
illimitable productionof,,this valueelefer
tilizer, are found •itt many places along the
line. beds
. of the finest sands, and clays
for mannfacturing,pu,rposes areloinid at
many- points:''At Mount sblly, four ex
tensive paper Mille - ice in, constant opera
tion, while the iinseilici*er of the Yellow•
Breeches, together with many fine sitesfor
blast furnaces, rolling mills, forges and
other :manufacturing establishments, in
vite an nvestiaent of capital that must
eventrially make the section of country
traversed by this road , one of the most en
terprising and wealthy. of our State. What
the Cornwall ore banks and ample rail
road facilities have done for the Lebanon
and Lehigh valleys, the ores of the South
mountain, (quite as valuable and much
more extensive,) will; when fully develop
ed by this railroal, do for Cumberland val
ley.
By connecting at the Susquehannariver
with the Northern Central; and at Harris
burg, with the Penpsylvania Central and
Philadelphia and Reading railroads, 'we
are afforded an outlet to the best markets
for our ores and
,products of iron. 'By the
same means we reach the anthracite coal
fields and the white pine lumber region.—
When our road shall have been completed
to the Potomac, we shall have connections
also with the Western Maryland and Bal
timore and Ohio railroads, the Chesapeake
and Ohio canal, and.roads leading through
Virginia to the far south, and thus adddi
tional outlets and 'valuable markets for
our produ4s, and access to thebituminons
coal fields - of Maryland and Virginia. .
Time prevents more than a mere ' allu
sitm to the fact, that when completed, our
road will form a link in perhaps the shor
test through route 'between the north and
south,, and thus . probably become a, thor
oughfare' for the • immense 'and ever in
creasing travel and traffic between those
regions.
"We submit below a summary, estimate
of the prospective business of the,..road,
confined to the limits of the survey that
has been already made. This estimate is,
based upon the business now existing or
that would he, developed almost immedia
tely upon its construction, and is believed
to be a moderate and , safe one. It must
be manifest to any one at all familiar with
the subject, that the productive capacity
of the country 'tributary to this road, isfar
'beyond the fizures we have given, and .es
pecially as relates to the ores of the South
mountain, limited only ly• the carrying
capacity of the railroad, and the demands
of the market.
/
d ft:om
ESTIMATED BUSISESS FROM BRIDGEPORT
TO SHIPPE4SBUR6:
Receipts from freight $225,000.00
Do. mail ' 1,500 00
Do. express 1,000 00
Do. passengers ' 50,000 00
- Total , • . 277,500 00
Allow 60 per cent. for
working expense] 166,500 00
Net earnings - 111,000 00
Equal to more than 11 per cent. on $l,
000,000, the estimated cost of road and
equipment.
Upon the whole, we may congratulate
ourselves upon the success that has thus
far rittended,our efforts. The people have
responded promptly - and liberally. There
seems now nothing in the way of an im
mediate commencement of thc work, and
we may reasonably- expect that another
year will find the road completed to Ship
pensburg, (and we hope to Waynesboro',)
and doing a prosperous business.
All of which is respectfully submitted,
By order of the board of directors.
DANIEL V. AHL, President.
InJo-morroy (Friday) is the day ap
pointed for the execution a Mrs. Laura.
D. Fair, the hapdsnme gay de:.eiver and
man murderer or California. Judge Dwin
'nolle, of the District Court, who scntan
ced her to death has refused to hear argn
ment4 for a new trial, and also to sign it
petition or a writ of Error to the Supreme
Court to grant her a new trial.. This is a
remarkable case. The condemned wo
man is . reported to be exceedingly hand
some,l possesi ,g a;cultivated intellect with
great convey ation and fascinating poW
era. She h ' had two or three husbands,
and been the mistess of as_many more men.
The strong minded women of California
are making - vigorous appeals in her be
half, beseeching the Governor to pardon
her or commute her punishment to impris
onment in the Penitentiary fOr life. If
hung, it will be the first woman everhung
in California,
ggir - The late dud strike in state, it
is estimated, lost to the laboring classes
$18,000,000, and no oneTcan gum how
many millions to capitalisti. The Erie
Railroad Directors put down the loss to
their road alone at $1,500,000, and the
Erie was by no means thklargest.carrier.
Every road, big and little, carrying coal,
has lost from a million and more down to
tens of thousands. It is altogether prop.,
er that the consequences of the foolis.h,,
not to say 'ticked, suspension' should be
kept steadily in view, as a means of pre
venting a recurrence.
Etev, T. T.l,Titus,. of t Hagerstown, - has
lxen elected; Principal of the Lv.therin
'Theological and ClasSical ISeminary, at
Hartwick, Nev York.
BC7'lev. C. A. Stork, of Baltimore, has
excepted the Professorship in the Theolo
gical Seminary at Gettysburg.
TOE • WAYNESBORe; VI LAGE" RECORD,
:„..TUBLthlitED EVERY - THURt3DAY
.W - 13 L R
„ : • • ; • .;;
tEMIS--4vraMollikrs,perarinatri if paid
Wei:rollers and
' Fifty _cents after the expiration
' of the year.
.41)VgATISETONTS—One Square (10
lines) three hasertions,sl,so; fOr
each subsequent insertion, Thir-
AVe Cents per Square. , A. liberal
. • disc:mut, made to yearly 'adver
tisers.
LOCALS.—Business Locals Ten Cents per
line for the first-insertion, Seven
' Cents - for Subsequent iniertions.
gown and s4ttuutrl.
iiiiir"Trampa'! are every day becoming
more numerous.
,Subscribe for the Record and tell
your neighbor to do likewise.
'The young lady of many 'color's
WAS in town the other, evening.
WATERMELONS. ;Reid will luqe wa
lermelons on: Friday.
WY-See sale aclyertigement o£-Mrs. Ma,
ry Summers.
.4:i 4 lt is said that chestnuts will be very
plentiful this year:
Die Earl y poaches have made their ap
pearance at I;'eid'a grocery. •
A brilliant meteoric display' is an
nouuced between the r26th and .30th of
this month.
ta'Some peOple say , that dark-haired
women marry the soonest. We differ ;it
is the light-headed ones.
. mThe Governor, on, the 28th. ult., ap
proved the act of assembly restoring the
Spring elections.
ris..Postoffiees have been established at
St. Jaines' College 'and at Cearfoss i .Cr)ss
Roads in Washington County, lld., .
;The city, whisky, now=a-days,
costs the seller about cent a glass. It
frequently costs the purchaser his life..:
mt.,,A. counterfeit S2Q note on the
Washington County (Md) National Bank
Is in' circulation. It has ficticioui signa
tures.
1511.44 9 visitors arrived in Bedford for
the week ending Wednesday 12th
So says , the Inquirer, .
Comnixnnc.—The Snerement of. the
Lord's Supper will be administered in the
Lutheran Church in this place on Sunday
morning, August 9th. s . •
geljion. Wm: Af. Hall, of , Bedford,
has been renominated for President, Judge
by the Republicans of the Franh.lin,
ton, Bedford and Somerset district.
REPORT.—In another• column ,
will be found the first Annual. Report of
the Miranian Iron and Railroad Compa;
ny.
FARM 801.1).-11r. Israel Hess of Quin
cy township, recently sold his farm con
taining 29 acres, fOr 'the sum of $5,000.
Purchaser, Mr. Abraham Snowberger.
Pnrens Dowx.—.lllr. J. Elden, the call
dealer in flour and feed stuffs, fruit; bacon
&c., is tumbling down prices. Read
his-advt.
CHOLERA MEDICINE.—The celebrated
Wickey Cholera Medicine, prepared by
David Hoover, Esq., of Ringgold, Md.,
can now be had of F. Fourthman, Drug
gist: See advt. .
Accurt - gf.--On Sunday last Mr: John
Stouffer who was returning from a' woods
meeting near Greencastle, met_with , an ac
cident near Park Hill. It seems histkorse
took fright and started to run. In attempt
ing to get out of the buggy he was thrown
to the ground, braking 'his . nose and . re
ceiving other slight injuries.
ENLARGED.—We • understand Messrs.
Frick & Bowman of the Waynesboro'
Steam Engine Works, owing to the increas
ed demand for engines and boilers, are com
pelled to enlarge their buildings, and that
the work will be commenced in a few days.
They are now overstocked with orders.
FOR SALE.—Mr. David Patterson of
fers at private sale the Fair :View Mill
property near this place. This is a val
uable property and one of, the most de
lightful country residences in our coun
ty. •
SNAKE DEN.--One day last week John
Tarmon and Samuel Mentzer in search
ing for Whortleberries on Sandy Ridge in
the 'vicinity of Beseeker's gap discovered
a snake den under a bush, and succeeded
in dispatching seventeen large copperheads.
THE ,MourrAzif iforsEs.—Wd learn
visitors continue to arrive daily at the
houses on the Mountain. Mr. DAVID
MILLER & BRo., of the Clermont House
had 115 • boarders on Monday Mast, and
HARRY YINGLYNG of the Monterey House
fron. 90 to 100, whilst our friend V. B.
GILBERT or Beautiful View Springs, who
boasts the finest Spring in the mountain, is
liberally patronized, his rooms all being oc
cupied and visitors arriving and departing
daily.
. MI. A ,couple of railroad coraronnica
tions mere receiyed too late for this issqe
B 65 - Dr. Schuman, the Washington city
abortiOnist, has been found guilty of nuln
slaugitter.
tigt..A. bargain in a printing prass can
be had-at this office.
- R.A.imto.tr, '3l . kEung.---Aceording to
•
4,tivious notice a p4bbe, meeting to,furth
--erihicMiramar Reaped project Wail held
in this place on • f3aturda,y last. -Aft4r
150111,..3 introductory remarks by Jos. -DAme. ,
las, Esq.,. the meeting was ably addresid
by Wm. McLellan, Esq., of Chambers
burg, and'-=Mr: John Moore, --of
Dickinson township, Cumberland county.
; Capt . . triffiiii, Engineer, stated that theY
had finished the Survey of a route from
Shippensbvrg to - this, place, which was.
feasible and could be :constructed at a
Moderate cost. The meeting was well at,
tended:Mid 'more than - oldinary interest
manifested. 1 The R. 4, - Committee the
same evening held a meeting at the office
of J. Douglas, Ear.; at Which D. V. AM;
President of the Company,, Col. Owens
and Capt. Mifflin were present.- It. was
'decided- to open books for stock;
-tious. Canvassing will therefore be comf
menced not later than pext-week. '
' The - fact that our people ore
sacrificing from forty . tivility. thelqancl doh
?ore for the
~ want, pf , inilread facititie l s .;
should 'arouse the eomminity as one man'
tOnetive measures -fer the success of this'
great railroad, project.' There neireewas
a more propitious time for preen* action
on our part. Just think of it. To secure
a line of railroad : extending from the Sus
quehanna to the Potomac and giving us
connection with'the Railroad, the
people of our town, and, township—`the
most populous and wealthy, section of
-Pianklin county—are asked to subscribe
-to the Capital Stock of the Miramar Corn;
.pony the slim of sixty tho Wand
an amount, comparatively speaking, insig
nificant. It would be hard'to estimate the
benefits of such a road, and it would 'be
useless, foi us to attempt a recapitulation
of the multiplicity of advantages which
would thus be afforded all classeS. How
it would enhance the value of real estate,
stimulate 'every branch of industry—open
up our natural iesources—resources of un
told wealth—bringing to ouideors a tear
ket for the transportation of all ,manner
of products and manufactures.. These and
other advantages must' be": apparent to
'the mind's of all,.tethoseeven of-the most
limited, reasoning powers ; and we con
fess a degree of dividence in appealing to
citizen's in behalf Of such an enterprise
from the fact or fear that they' might- re 7
Ceive it as an insult to". their intelligence
and'better judgmeat.
The question so often propounded—"will
the stock pay," should net bother the brain
of oiy one. The indirect benefits oz
it : would more than compensate for ev
ery dollar thus invested. The agricultu
ral-and ore regions through which the road
Would . run. should satisfy the niost skepti
cal as' to the'query—"willthe stock pay."
At : the'meeting in thi‘afternbon a let
ter 'front Gov:Geary to D. V. AM was
read, expressing an, earnest: desire for the
'success a the enterprise and his., regrets
'that' Other engagements preventi4 the pos
sibility of his complying with the polite in
vitation to address the citizens of Waynes
boro' and vicinity upon the question of
the early co'mplefion of the -road.
R. R. StIRVEY.—Our citizens were
pleased on last Friday to welcome the ar
rival of the Corps of R. R. Engineers who
are surveying, the route for the Miramar
Railroad. Having surveyed a route from
Bridgeport to a point near Shippensburg,
Capt. Mifflin began the Survey from that
place running through. Fay and
Funkstown. From 'Funkstown they ran
through the fertile meadows lying between
that place and Quincy,• which would give
a road at so. easy grade as almost aston
ished:the Engineers. The people along that.
route are so much ipterestecl and public
spirited that they are willing to give their
land without .asking damages. From
Snow-Hill-the route to 'Waynesboro' runs
through the lands of= Jacob .Price, John
Price, Summers'arid John Funk, coming
out the'Greencastle turnpike 'road a.
Short distance from•the borough• limits:—
This route would be of very eas) . grade all
the way from Funkstewn. Another ex
perimental route was run on last Saturday'
from the Nunneay through lands of-Messrs
cob Middour, Resh,Rinelmit and others
km
coming ont.- the turnpike a short:. dis
tance East of the toll gate Capt. Clay
ton's. This route it is thought- by many
will be one chosen for the road. The
Engineers however promise to make an
other experimentfil survey between Quin
cy, and•Waynesboro'. - • ' •
At the ,Railroad meeting in this place
on Saturday there was a large delegation
of .the most substantial citizens of Boom
boro' present to see what could be done to
wards getting the Miramar dawn through
that place'to the Potomac. -President Atm
concluded to continue the survey to Boons
boro' and beyond. The - Enjineers lefithis
place on. Monday for Itfaryland and are
still at work. • . •
PEnsoN.u..—Capt..JoaN M. MENTzEtt,
editOr of the Boonsboro' Odd Fellow, one
of our most highly prized exchanges, paid
us a visit on Saturday last. The Capt. is
a practical typo and live editor, and among
the fraternity a more social or agreeable
gentleman is -rarely to be net with. - • He
was among the number of gentleman who
composed the Boonsbore_delegation to our
Railroad meeting.
Def-The Democratic State Convention
,of Maryland, on Wednesday, nominated
Hon. Wm. Pinkney Whyte, of Baltimore
for Governor, Hon. A. K. Syester, of
Washington county, for Attorney Gener
al, and Hon: Levin Wolford,. of Wicomi
co, for Comptroller. • •
July ,1511!, 1871.
respeetrUlly: letup}
you the first No, of 'Youllt,:aper, and, as, i
patroififoikirainy Tears, baiv.e been nepessfri
tate& (byline any' farther patrbnony:
You pretnised . to let me kayo yonrysper
'at $1,50, and for which I have been co--
p led yo u had not. been
so in2portuntitel woad C•ontiimeit
take . Ygur.paPcrt...b l 4 as 0.4 .bea.a. a
stun , isarlendship I willsnbiseribe myself
PETER SELLER.
Mr. Keller is a resident of the vi
cinity oplereershuT,- , arrearepwfor
subscription - to the Record - up tOrrednes;
day last,. the 26tkwas only twenty dellare,
In 1.863 we increased our subseriptionprice
from $1.50 to $2.00; of which Mr. K. with
the balance of ourrenders was notified at
the time.. If he Visas not satisfied with the
change he should have footed his bill and
had his paper discontinued. We believe;
we did forward him, the bill once or twice,
and finally, several - years since, • sent it to
JOrni A. HYSSOtiG, Fig., of Mercersburg
for.eollection, peyoild this we know noth
ing, More than we have not
,received one
cent ~upon his twenty'dollars arrearages.
`We think that-if Mr. K. will reconsider
the Matter, he will admit that we have had
cause under the circumstances to be lit
least a little-"importunate."
:GOOD TEMPLARS CoxviElvrzoiver--In ac
cordance', #ith' . a„ , calKissued by the lodge
of WayriBsliorp',a, mass 'meeting of the
Good Te.mplars Ifas`crvened on Weilnes:
day. Aliout noon representatives frohi
the Mont Alto lodge and, a -doodly , nural
her from Snow flake lodge (Quincy,) ar
rived in town, headed. by;the Quincy Brass
Band, which:performed very creditably.,
The Sabbath School schoiari s lmdlbeen in
vitedto attend: The Sabbath School from
Quincy and the'several schools of this
town united in' front of the Town Hall at
2 o'clock, p. m., and together - with the
McMurray:lodge ane others named march
in procession to Pine Hill, making a good
display. • 'The:exercises in the grove were
'opened wiih prayer by Rev. C, L. Kea*
who shortly afterwards made a brief ad
dress. He was followed by Revs, Harkey
and Smith'of Quincy and Rev. J. Dono
hue of Waynesboro', all making stiring
appeals in,behalfof the great cause of tem
perance. The:affair was designed to be an
incentive and encouragement to the:chil
dren, giving them au opportunity to par'
ticipate with their elders on this_interest
ing occasion,
WIRE CLOTHES LLNEs.—Messrs. Shee
ly & Edwardea:few'idays since showed
us a Patent White Wire Clothes
The article is metallic and will not carode
or change its collor = does not injure clothes
and is almost indistructible. Price only
3 cents per foot. ' The gentlemen referred
to above, agents for Joseph P. Mong. for
thp, purpose. of introducing i , I shortly
canvass this township. It subserve• most
admirably the purpose for which it '•
tended-. No family should be without it.
VrA man out west writes that be has
discovered ,a certain mode of disposing of
the potato bug. He sprinkles his pout:
toe tops with whisky. As soon as 'the
bug eats he becomes drunk, geto rolling
round, and finally drops off, and either
breaks his neck outright, or injuries him
self to such an'extent that death soon re
lieves him of his sufferings. •
Eorron.--Suppcs3 that some . one
of youf readers had to proceed to a place
2() miles from Waynesboro'—it was so
that he travelledj2 miles ;mall day; and had
to return 1 mile each , night-4he ifuery:is,
at the end of how many days could he ar
rive at his point of destination.
MAGNET.
EXTENSWE SWII:MLE.-1 . 11 June a rogue
calling himself Abraham B. Kunkle, pro
cured a check from. Mr. Geo. Small, of
Baltimore, $32,37. The scoundrel alter
ed it so skillfully to $3200,37, that itpasa:
ed through three banks without detection
and was supposed to be right for ahout a
week,'until Mr. Small himself discoveied
the•Swindle.' The so called Kunkle, Who,
belonged to a gang of swindlersandcolin. 7.
teifeiters, : having fortified a
iiilSiweb of circumstances ,`to prove, ap.
parently, his name and.rectitude of, pur
pose, presented the altered check' at the.
,Shre*shury •Savingg' Institution. '.4.iter'
interrogations is was cashed, and subs
quently' passed though two Baltimore
banks without detection. Of course the
swindler has turned up missing—says a
New York paper.
A LADY KILLED AT PRAYER.--The
St. Joseph (MO) Gazette of Saturday gives,
the following particulars of the. death ;,by.
lightning . of Mrs. Lovell, and Mr. Blake
man, during the.terrible storm in that vi
cinity on Thursday last. The house in
which the two persons named were - killed
is situated about five miles southeast from
St. Joseph. It is three stories high, With
three principal rooms and a hall on each
floor. When the storm commenced Mrs.
Lovell was up stairs in a back room read-`
ing from the Bible to her little daughters.
The windows of the room having been
blown open, she took her children, ran
down stairs, passing from the hall _into
the bed room put tie children on the - bed
and kneeled at the bedside. In this po
sition the lightning struck her ,causing
.7m
stunt death. Mr. Blakeman was in
hall, and the same, bolt struck him. Sev
eral other persons were more or I.h-injur
ed. Mrs. Lovell was the wife of John
S. Lovell; of Warren Co., Va. Her hus
band is now in ,Virginia City, Montana.
The two daughters with whom she was
kneeling in prayer are aged respectfully
nine and six years. They arelunnajured.
.Mary L. Booth gets $4,000 a yc:ar
for editing: "Harpers Bazar."
• BUSIN,i'ESS tr
1444-LS.
pest qtl.!tktefam4f,lour
per barrel : c4ll iit":FO'kek3){ill;:,
• •
P FL•I7 OrE I)rainsholts
positively eitzaCti Teeth" - 'iiitliOnt pain,
with entire safety by the use of Nitrus
Oxide 01 , hinra 444
- YF.toun,..- , -The best quality of family
flour is now sold at the FairyieW . Mill of
David Patterson at $5,50 per barrel, and
mill stuffs of all kinds at correspondingly
low prices. 3t
Sbi Oasts, • CufFs,, ,pnawers,
Stockings; Snspendeis„ llerridefs, Hand
Trunks, TravellingAagsandpoeket
at ypdegraff's Hat, dlove and rus - Fac
tory, Hagerstown. ohne
DENTIsTnt . .-; l Dr. A: ' K.' Pranisholt's
being permsuentlybeated in Vayuesboxo
will perform'all opexations 'belouging to
the profession in the .best and most skill=
ful manner, Prices reasonable.
•,
• llgrgtraw Hits, Silk Hats, Felt Hats,
Wool Hats, ,Cloth hats and: Cassitnere
Hats; 'of all styles colors sizes and - Flees
at . IJpaiegra(fa Hat and Glove - FactorT,
Opposite Washington House, iiagratOwn.
• June 29,-4. ,
• Its-Buff 'Umbrellas, large and small,
for Sun or Rain, Buggy: and Carriage
spreads, Riding and 'driving Gloves and
car ownmalte of Buck Dog and Sheep Skin
Gloves; and Mits, at Updegraff's Glove
and Ftir Factory, Opposite Washington
House, Hagerstown. • June 28,-4t.
f'F NEWS DEPOT.-J. P. Lowell, Newspa
.paper and Periodicalagent, is now receiv
ing daily at the telegraph office the Eas
tern Dailies and other popular publica
tions, including Harpers Weekly, Leslie's
Illusttated' News, the:New York Ledger
'and - Saturday Night. Danner's Clothes
Dryeruliways on hand.
Ruir-is.—Parties in need ofhouse paint
ing material Filifintro. large
. and, fresh
stock at Bonebrake's drug store. call and
examine.
IcE.—Persons:wantinKiee'ean have it
delivered at their doors regularly every
morning, or otherwise, by, applying to
Bonebrake:drugg,ist:
PQR SALE.—A valuable. farm is offered
for sale. For terms; &e. apply to LEW.
W. DEIRICEt, Attorney at Law, Waynes
boro',' Pa.
SUGAR CUREDMAMS- - -A new arrival
of Sugar Cured Hams, new Mackerel and
smoked Beefs. W. A. ,
NERVOUS DISEASE.-HOVI many thous
ands of the most refined ladies of the land
are sla es to nervous diseasses in. various
forms trembling, twitching, and jerking
of • ie nerves, headache, hysterics, sudden
ou hurstS of temper -on trival occasions,
pee islntees, a feeling of desperation des
po • deney, or fear, &c. lii any unhealthy
c, • dition of the nervous system, Briggs'
Allevantar has absolute control over the•
nerves, creating a radical change' and poi
itive cure. Sold by
' F. FOURTIDLIN and
druggists generally., '
itS.Corns, Bunions, Ingrowing Nails
and their attendant ills, have been, in years
gone.by; and will be in yearslo come, a
sourse of much .discomfort and unhappi
ness to those who are annoyed. with, them.
By persistent efforts and . untiring perse-.
verenee,,Dr:J. Briggs gave 'the suffering
humanity his remedieS—AlleViator and
Curative. -The popularity wllich they, have
gained, and the. entire satisfaction derived.
from their use; is well known. and can be
attested_hy all classes wbo have -suffered
withporns, Bunions; Ingrowing Nails,Chil
brains, Frosted or Blistered• Feet, 'ea.—
Sold' hy drugg,istS.
Communicated
,
PILES.--Look at tbuse features. and see
the agony depicted in the face. It cannot
be, helped while the
,• trouble remains.—
The suffering, from piles is of a very aggrava
ted decription., You cannot wail,: with any
comfort; you cannot ride in peace; you can
not sit with ease, and ,the suffering • when
attending to. nature Is almost unbearable,
and causes such feeling of .4:lread t,hat is
put off at greatsacrffice to health and cOni;
fort, in' many instances increasingthe diif -.
cultyto an altumeg extent. ITseDr.Rrigis'
Pile Remedies accord'g to direationslo cure.
internal,r'exteinal, itching or.bleedi4piles.
They are mild-and reliable, and varran
ted ets represented. •
Sold thy',:lintests.,
•
WALL'S'
•A
VECITABLE
•
ever known fa '
HESTORg.tGRAY HAIR ,
.16 ITS ciiiidt&ALTYotrisuruL COLOR.
• It; will presieitt the Heir from falling,
. Makes the Hairintooth - and glossy,, and does
'not stain t is Skin - its others. '
.01711 :Tilt:4lEBE ON THE HAIR. -
- • BLITT FREE BY MAIL. '„
R. P. HALtok. Co. 'N/ksutrA, 'N. R. Pao
'lumens. - I:pisitle'by, all druggists. ' •
- On Thursday, the 20th inst.,BY - the R • ,•".
L. A. Gotwald, Mr. JAB ROWE, ‘to
Miss Mena'HA BMIEBRAKE, both of Quin
ey Township.
At the Lutheran Parsonage on the 13th
inst., by the Rev. C; L. Seedy, Mr. HEN
RY BRYAN, to:Mias. SOPHIA ROWE, both
of Pikesville. ' •
Near Welsh,Runis. on the 15th instant;
-TALY BELL, infant daughter of Hugh R
and Annie E. Blair, , aged 6 months and
.
• •
Our little Lily has gone
To a world of beauty and love,. - •
And I know that she is singing
• With the sweet angels above ;
'Twas NIA to submit to the will -
Of the Lord who gave her to us.
Her bright eyes no more we shall see,
Nor her sweet voice shall we her;
But we hope to meet her again, do
In that world of beauty and lore,
Where parting shall be no more. E.
IVt.A:;~v.R=.AGES_
DEATHS
On Monday he't in lin mil
ton otownoip;*r. euit*r•AST MARTI'S, a
ge511.5: yeao; kniinitY ano26:llays. • ,
,
PJ M vB. -
WAS.'"Nt§Baell MARKET
c(COERECTED WEEKLY.)
BACA*
HAMS..:.
BUTTER,
EGGS.....
LARD-.
POTATOES, _
APPLES-DRIED.,
APPLES-GREEN..
HARD
•
"0
10
.... .90
' 75
60
l'l:aLu)nrarf,
'FLOUR.--The floar.Market continues
Very . dull; and prices favor 'bnyeug,.. The
inquiry is confined alniost exclusively to
the wants of the • hoe trade ; only a
few hundred bagels,re disposed et , at
65®5,25 for superfine', $5,37/®5,50 for
extras, 86,2506,50 for spring wheat ex
tra $5,75®6,25 for' Pennsylvania
do. do., ;$6,75®7,50 for,lndiana and, Ohio
do. do., 87,75018,50 forfalaelr• Rye flour
is steadyat $5,25@5,50.
GRAM—The movements in - wheat
are very light,- and prices are drooping.—
Sales of 4,ooolmshels at $1,40 per bush,
el for prime Southern red, 61,30 for • fair
quality, and $1,47 for prime Indiana am
ber, New rye commands. 88c. Corn is
firmer and in ste;a44- request; stiles of 3,-
000 bushels at 69®70c. for Western'mix,
ed. Oats are dull at 60@61e. for :new,
and 65@68c. fiir Western white. • -
CBOLEICIL7
R. WICKEY' o S celebrated Cbolera
icine prepared by. DAVID M.'HoovEn or
Ringgold, Md., can le 'bad during the sea
son at •F. Fourcvraricu'u Drug Store, and of
dealers generally. Travelling Agent, •
July ?7,'71-Gm. • • lIENnY Mynns.
WaNDERIFUL - RIBUCTIVNI
GOOD FAMILY FLOUR at J . ' ELDEN'S
for FIVE Doizans and Ftrry-mirs per
Barrel, Corn; Oats, Bacon,Colffee, Sugar, Sal t,
Lard, Mill Stuff—white and brown—at won
derfully low prices for cash,—,-no*otherier2us.
Thankful for past favors, I am determined
to sell low. We have been imposed on long
enough with highpricesfor flour: So, come
on friends with your Cask tried get good flour
cheap;
July 27, 1371.
lIEStRABLE PROPERTY/
AT
XxxsivrEttep , Sale.
THE subscriber offers at Private Sale the
FAIR 'VIEW MILL PROPERTY,-situ
ate 1 mile Southeast of Waynesboro'. This
property is delightfully situated, the im
provements unsurpassed, and the land in a
high state of cultivation. A more desirable
property of its lanills "Perhaps not- to be
found in the county of Franklin. , For par
ticulars address the subscriber at Pittston,
Pa., or call on W. S. Amberson, in Waynes
boro'.
• July- 27-tf. • - DAVIi>. PATTERSON: -
- PT-T 0 , S T..i•Fa
rrHE subscriber will sell at Public,
residetice 1.4 of - a mile. fro/311dt.
Hope,. , ,
Ca. Saturday; the92o day , ol2,Auqual, 1571,
the fol'owing personal prowtho,wit:.
- THREE. HEAD .YOUIM CATTLE,
1 a young •Bull, rising 3 years old,'T heifer ;
1 three and.l two-liorse-rplough, 1-,double
and 1 single shoVel plough, -1 cart, 1. - heavy
log chain, 1 two-horse , spreader,: 12 - Mixing-,
trough, one large liana rake; one.pai i rShafts,,
forks, rakes, shovels, Linaub and- wedges,
2axes,' 1 wood saw- and buck, I.pair - steel-.
yards, 1-manure hook, and a lot-old iron.
zausr. FO - Ic ze zr,.
2 SinkS, - 1 bedstead, 2:Chests, 1 sett chairs, 1
rocking churit and buck,, one largo
meat vessel, 1 cook stove, (No. 10,) pipe and
fixtures, 1 ritie,---(Johnsnm'S make,) 1 largo
wool wheel ; tin-wo.re; fruit jars, buckets,
mots, 2 wash tubs, 1 coffee mill, 2 dotightrays,
-and many other articles not' necessary to
mention. ' • =-
. Sale to commence' at,lo o'clock on said,
dap, when the terms swill,be Made= known.
MARY SUNNEERs.
R. Snrrn,
,Ilnly 27-ts,
A WONDER OF .IMECHAN
JOL Tofu, srmpuer.ry.
The Most PracticalOetvin# .-- lfachfne iiz the
Mrld,
':THE McLEAN & HOO_PER
• • Elastic lork 7 Stiteh
FAMILY SKWING'MACJIINE,
Warrantedta do" the whole rei4e,
of FaMily Sewing with tdoreia
pidity, with; more' ease of
- management and
• less fatigue to the
operator than ' • I •
any Ida
.
• • '
chine now inuee. ,
" TRICE. FORTY (40 DOLLARS!
It ; requires eo'extra attachment for enabritid
enng, Braiding and Gathering. It takes the
thread directly from the spools, thus saving
trouble- and economizing time. • It requires
but one foot to move the treadle even in sew
ing the heavieSt.fabrice.
It is mane of the best steel. and at all points
of wear case=hardened. , •
•
• Its chief:points are
Unequalled &ag,
Quietness of Ope ration, _
;;.• Ease of tinalement, c '
, Rapidity of 4TecutiOn,
• " Non-/lability' to drop
' Stitches or 'break thread. -
Having a straight needleaid the shortest in
I Simplicity of tension,.gase of managing it.
Embroidering, by 'a mere change of spools.
Braiding; gathering and embroidering with
out attachmeifts: Making the best stitch
for strength and durability. Making the,
only stitch sufficiently elastic as not to break
in .the ordinory strain of elastic goods.
.Its seam being, less liable to rip in-use or
Wear than the Vbile it can
naorc easily taken opt if desired.
' , LEEDS; Aom.4, •
Tel 'egkaph Office,.
Waynesboro', Pa.
July 27',-1871,7
eAlt)ff POR SALE.
T ,
IM' subscriber offers for sale a Farm sit
uate in :Washington ToiOiship, Franklin
' county; Pe., containing
75 ACRES---MgRE - 02, 1 ,LESS,
of gOod quality.Of land, With 'HOUSE and
Earn and other Buildings; tliefe43 good
- running - water on the premises—a young
.Orchard. of.
Aqple and Poach Trees i n bear
ing order. This .would make a. pleasant
home, 'being situated in a good neighbor
hood, Close to Mills, Churches and Store.
Any person wishiiag_k view the property
can' do so by calling upon Rodgers, living on
the farm, or the subscriber, in Waynesboro'.
It will beoffered at Public Sale in Pikesvillo
• ON THE.2nd DAY OF SEPTEIII3ER,
at 1 o'clock, if not sold prior to that date.-
. This property will be sold in separate .
partiii or in whole to, suit purchasers.
Terms will be made known on day' o sal
July 20-tf. - CHRISTIAN STOUP} It
IMM
J. ELI:iEN