Contributed by Susan
Description: Maryland MattersDate: July 23 1878
Newspaper published in: Washington, DC
Page/Column: Page 3
Stephen POWELL, colored, of Frederick, Md., was fatally sunstruck Thursday.
William DANIELS of Towsontown, attempted to shoot Lewis FANSMORE at a festival recently held at that place, but his attempt was frustrated.
The seventh annual re-union of Roanoke (Va.) college students in Maryland will take place at Funkstown, Washington County, July 21st.
William H. KILBAUGH, indicted for burglary, while attempting to escape from an officer near Wolfsville, Md., fell upon a dirk knife which he had in his pocket, inflicting a dangerous wound.
Among the Baltimoreans registered in Paris, France, July 5th, were the following: C. C. FULTON and party, E. D. BIGELOW, C. L. BROWN, W. L. ELLIOTT, Mrs. C. F. MAYER, H. STOCKBRIDGE, Jr., Mrs. WALTERS. At Geneva, Switzerland, June 29th: H. B. JONES, Mrs. H. B. Jones, Miss Louise A. JONES, Frank C. JONES, and H. Bolton JONES.
At the tournament at Upper Marlboro, last Wednesday, after a spirited contest, Hal. SASSCER was declared the victor, and crowned Miss Maud V. BELT queen of love and beauty. The other victors were as follows: Richard W. HEREFORD crowned Miss Emily CLAGGETT first maid of honor; Nelson JARBOE crowned Miss Susie CLAGETT second maid of honor; Bernard BERRY crowned Miss Katie DUCKETT, of Baltimore, third maid of honor; William B. CLAGGETT crowned Miss Kate BARNES fourth maid of honor, and C. T. CLAGETT crowned Miss Lizzie CALDWELL, of Washington, fifth maid of honor.
James WILLIAMS of Walsham, hanged himself in his barn at Prospect, Harford County, recently - cause - intense suffering from a complication of diseases.
The dwelling of Daniel COSTLY, of Libertytown, the father of the late Solomon COSTLY, Jr., who was murdered by Edward COSTLEY, was partially destroyed by fire on the 16th inst. The damage to the building was covered by insurance.