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The Stephens City Star.
C. E. PAINTER, Editor.
Saturday, October 22, 1881.
Entered at ike P<i«.t Office, Stephens City,
Va.. a* second class matter.
Wk hire niaiie it a rule, from which we
■will not deriate, that all papers scut to a
distance—excepting those to be paid for by
friends residing here—must be paid for in
The well known firm of Steele &
Bro. was established in tie; spring of j
1869, and commenced busino-s in the
Store House now owned and occupied
by Messrs. Steele & Dinges.
chased the well known Jno. Allemong
psoperty, for so many years owned
and occupied by him, and latterly j
occupied toy the firm of Allemong aud
Mayers. They commenced business
on a very small capital, but by strict
attention to business, they built them- j
selves up a trade from the beginning.
and ever sinca havo maintained a large
proportion of the trade coming into
our city. They carry a very large
and attractive stock, comprising Dry
Goods, Groceries, Queens and Glass
ware, Hardware, Notions and Fancy
Besides they carry a larger and
mora complete stock of "Pure Drugs
and Medicines," than any other es
tablishment in the city.
You can find at their house, almost
anything in the drug and medicine
In the fall of 1879, they had manu- j
factured under their own "name, the J
well known "Farmer's King" Ph.* i
filiate; which gives general satisfac- j
tion in this and adjoining counties.
Their sales of this one brand alone j
I hundred* of tons each year. !
no havo a large trade for |
fertilizing supplies, prumi
g whi<.h arc their "Star!
" introduced this season.
ye built themselvet> a large |
) at the dspot for the storing |
irtilizsrs, which they keep
on hand. Buying as they |
eir goods for the prompt
are enabled to sell them
lower than any other es-1
it, This fall they are ol
iter inducements than here-,
a glance at their adver
vill show. Read their ad- J
! carefully, and give them
ST our friends who sub- ' ■
.R, will raise no objection to j
ised amount of advertise- j
a few coming weeks, but i
,vith us until we get our en- ,
eet ready lor circulation ; j
lope will not be many weeks |
And for the present will con-1
lelves with reading the many .
•tivo advertisements that, our j
len favor us with, and to ■
wish the many returns that ,
•ye for their untiring enter- j
enate has elected David j
President of the Senate—J
session resulted in the elec- j
lafor Bayard, tho Democrat*: t
itive irom Delaware proteni- j
hursday the Republicans
j ascendency and sue. 1
j Mr. Davis. However, the
sal bodies are so near alike
•, the Senate is yet in a very
condition. Absence, death |
ckniiss, might drive tho ma
lic minority, and, under the
Mige'rated, the majority may
(.vantage, upaet the orgum
d elect a new President.
am this by Heart.
yes will regain their vigor
will become more clear and j
My pusoels be made strong,
peiu and indigestion no long
•e»tored. My blood be road*
. Mv weak lung* nifdej
thy, and all the fonoticßi of
resloredto their normal » n
devervsymtoiii ofw mknel .
ss and debility be remove I
Irown's Iron Bdlcrs,--2.
For sale by Sieelc '&■ 8.-o. j
and CAr-r. ir. i£. riddpeiiergek.
The State of Friday contained an
editorial quoting the Wilson confession j
and followed up with B letter of Mt
McDowell, Figgat and Godwin, a* to
how this confession was obtained, and
Mn lo say : "Who is it that con
his eunningschemeand tries to ]
carry it to success, regardless of reap*) ll
either for himself or his fellow men ''
It is a Chronic candidate, to whom
anything however foul, is ever fair.
"Again this Riddleberger appear*
before the country, not afl a Candidate
for any office, from State Senator in
Virginia, to Sergeant-at-Arms of the
Senate of the United States, but a* a
confidence man, trading in the false
and incoherent muttering* of a drunk
en fellowi This bogus confession
drawn out with drink and money, that
.r.'iiii.'.eiice man would have us believe.
The man is blind in his boldness. A
second's thought might have reminded
him that the name of Riddleberger is
worthless as an endorsement of any
statement;" and after commenting
upon Riddleberger'* political course,
closing as follows :
"It is also reported that this man's ,
advice to Blair was, to say that he
never wrote the letters that he did
write, to stick to this and if need bo to
swear to it. Beneath contempt there
fore is any statement that comas from
11. 11. Riddleberger."
CATT. WISE'S CARD.
In the second edition of the Sate,
Capt. Geo. D. Wise published a card,
I.fter quoting the part of the
i in which his name was used
follows : "I shall.not conde
notice Wilson, the correspon
end, and hireling of Mahone,
Co., further than to declare
statements above given, are
I lies of the whole cloth ; but
lyself of this opportunity to
i 11. 11. Riddleberger, who
1 these slanders, and the per
rsons who directed or sanc
eir publication, as base liars
nderstood that Cipf. Wise*
jarried to theiStefeoffiaeabont
, and that he immediately left i
informing a friend where he
found if sought.
ftemoon both Mr. Bairne and
ise were challenged, and both
sirne was to meet Mr. Riddle
>out 7} A. M. last Saturday,
oad between Richmond and
, and later, Mr. Riddleberger
eet Capt. Wise near Atlei's
vhioh is on the C. & 0. rail
le milosi from Richmond.
II ' L 1
At the time and place appointed
] Riddleberger and Beirno met. Mr.
! Ryan, of the State staff was the second
lof Mr. Beirne ; Major Asa Rogers, Jr.,
land Colonel Jones represented Mr.
Riddleberger; and Dr. Edwards was
' present as surgeon. The preliminar
ies were all arrangvl for a duel when
it was ascertained that though the
! pistols were on hsuid, there w.ire no
I caps within reach to fire them oil. It
« ii itherefore determined that the fight
, _l) will come off at a later hour near
j Atlee's station.
As well as can be learned from con
flicting rumors, Messrs. Riddleberger
an 1 Wise were to meet in Newman's
j woods.about a mile from Alice's station
, ..o'clock. Both parties were how
ever on hand an hour before that time
Mr. Wise being represented by Mr.
Richard Dimlop, Jones and Dr. Geo.
B. Johnston and Dr. Edwards present
as surgeons. IPilhout waiting for 4
o'clock to arrive, the arrangement*
! were made, ten panes measured off,
I and tho parties put in position. Mr.
I Rinddleberger's friend, Major Rogers
WO* to give the word.
At the proper time Mr. Riddleber
ger fired, but Mr. IPUe's pistol failed,
i the cap was not exploi'-d.
Another fire was had, but without
j injury to either party. Then for the
I thira time the word was given, and
Again the shots were without effect,mid
Mr, Riddleberger immediately stepped
forward and extended his hand in an
amicable manner towards Mr. TPiee.
Mr. lrise, after a few words with his
second, came forward, and took the
I proffered hand, Mr. Riddleberger, at
I the same time expressing his regret at
| the publication and declaring that at
|no time did he ever doubt the honor
of Mr. irise. The parties then .
■! rated and Captain Wise was shortly
! after arrested by l'olice-Justice Rich- I
aid- 'i and Sergeant Mathews.
.lii-l before they came tin with Mr.
i Wise, they had arrested Mr. Beirne
and Ryan, who were wailing with
er .and pistols, re.,.ly to give Mr.
\) heat Market f
As quoted by C. A. Bflaxxo.v, delivered at j
No. 1, - ?.1.37 | No. 2, - $1.341
The Stephens City Star, '
Only $1.50 Per Year!
AT STEPHENS CITY. '
R. T. Barton, Esq., will speak in
Stephens City, Monday, October 24th,
at 71 o'clock, P. M.
Col. R. A. Richardson will atMrats
the people of Stephens City, Monday, j
October 24th, at 75 o'clock P. M., in
i behalf of the cause and ticket of the
| Readjuater party.
A T WINCHESTER.
| Maj. John W. Daniel, Democratic nor- i
| inee for Governor, will speak iv Win- |
| Chester, Thursday Oct, 27th.
Hon. J. Randolph Tucker will |
speak in Winchester, Monday, Oct.
Slat, Day) at 12 o'clock, M.
—Look out for our enlarged edition j
week af.er next.
—We extend many thanks to Mrs.
Eliza Steele for the nice basketful of
sweet potatoes stnt us.
—We feel very grateful to Mis. I
Henry Dinges for the man'/ nice thing*
sent us. We hopi she will often think
of us. Those sweet thing.- make bach- ]
elorhood loose half its terrors.
—We return to Miss Mollie McCar-1
ty, with the empty basket, many
thanks for the fine apples sent th |
"old baches," of this office.
—We are glad to learn that the I
eldest son of Mr. Robert Mi;'., r,
"Davie," who has been ill for some
weeks it much improved.
—W. L. Fernald, the Readjust o
orator, says the "Debt Payer," cloimi
that the only difference between the!
parties is their smell. He doubtless |
—Exhaustive diseases that letdtoj
insanity, consumption and a premature
_rave arc quickly cund by u-i:i :
Browns Iron Bitters. It strengthens j
every part of the body.
For sale by irtcele * Bro.
To whom of Stephens City and vi
cinity were awarded premiums at the
12:h annual fair:
Mrs. Henry Dinges, premium oa cro
Miss I. V. Steele, on bracket work.
Mrs. Eliza Steele, on rag carpet,
Mi-s Anna Weaver on hearth rug.
M, E. Canter on shaggy woolen mit
Miss Laura Holland, on crochet work.
Miss Lillie Shryock, on Crocheting in ]
Mrs. I. W. ointer on onions.
A'lbin Bros., of Winchester, on Marble
Fire. —On Monday morning a fire
broke out in the house belonging to
Clara Banks, an aged colore 1 women, j
at Freetown, about a mile east of this
city, almost entirely destroying one j
whole gable of the house. Through '
the timely assistance of neighbors the '
building was saved fro:n entire de-!
Sueep Kileed—The Winchester!
Times learns that Mr. Thomas Cook, j
living near Winchester, hal four of j
his sheep killed by dogs, last Sunday j
morning, and a number crippled. \
They subsequently made a raid on the
s una flock but were driven off before
any damage was done.
A Fa.vob.ite Remedy.—Simmons'
Liver Regulator is one of the most mer- I
itorious and popular remedies oflered
to the public. It is entirely free from
injurious mineral substances, and as |
a vegetable made of Southern roots
and herbs, it il a sovereign remedy for
all liver and bowel complaints. The
merits of this remedy commend it to
the public as a standard to be kept
constantly in the family. It has the
most unqualified endorsement of thous
ind* of our most prominent citizens in
all parts of the country, who have I
used it and ta.-*tify to its excellent n.edi
eal and curative properties.
Purchasers should be careful to see
that they get the Genuine, mnnufic
hired only by J. 11. ZEILIN & I
For sale by Steele & Ero.
—The Shenandoah. Valley Bras|
. Band, of this place, has been invited j
jto attend the public speaking, at Win-1
I Chester, on the 27th. ',
vase in Virginia is unparalelled. The
people seem to be holding meetings at
every store and cross roads in the
State, and the speakers are hurrying
from one to another as fast as cars and
stages can carry them. If there is
anything i.\ the sacrificing devotion of
a people to their State, the majority |
for Daniel, Harbour and McKinn.v
will be the most decisive ever givon in
Auditor Mas.scy has opened his can- ;
rase. lie spoke in Norfolk on the
night of the Ist of October.
Hon. John T. Harris spoke at Bath
court house, on Oct. 11th, court d •;.'.
Gen. Fitfl Lee is speaking through-1
out Soulhside Virginia.
• ■ J. Oliver Powell, a well known col
ored Republican, of Lynchburg, is
speaking to the colored Republicans
of the Southwest, in opposition to
Cameron and getting good audiences.
Wise said in his speech in this place
on Monday, thatif at hjj homea negro
was running for office, who was a Re
adjuster, against a white man who was
a Democrat, that he would vote for
The Democrats of Nelson and Am
: t have nominated Taylor Berry
for the Senate, and Dr. A. B. Fi'.z
iik for the House. Capt. J. L. S. I
Kirby is the Rsadjuster opponent of
Mr. Berry, with V.'. A. Payne for the
Next Monday Jas. Barbour, Gen.
Field and Dr. Mo_ett, commence sail
■ mvass of the Southwest, beginning nt
Prof John M. Langston, (colored)
of Ohio, addressed the Readjusters of
Richmond, Monday evening. The
"Dispatch" reports him as declaring
that the "Mahone movement was des>
tiued to obliterate all distinctions he-1
tween the two races in this country."
Col. S. M. Fulton, late Readjnster
member of the legislature, from Gray
son county, hie taken the field .or the!
Democratic State ticket.
S. Brown Allen, and General Fisld
"poise at Madison 0. 11. 'S*pt,'24.h.
A correspondent to the "Whig" nays .
"The firmer boy!" meaning Mr. Al
ien, "received a hearty greeting."
Jas. IS. F:.-)!;li:i is the Demo "ratio |
nominee for I he Senate from Buekinc
. and Cumberland, and Catntn Pat
terson is nominated for the house from
Capt. Geo. J. Grandstaff is the Re
adjuster candidate for the house from!
Buckingham. The Harrisonbur-1
"Commonwealth" says: "AtMt. Crawg '
ford Tuesday night, Dr. Webb, Read
juster candidate for the Senate, refused
to answer the inquiry of Hon. J. S. I
Harnsberger, 'If elected State Senator,;
will you vote for John F. Lewis, for |
U. S. Senator if he is a candidate ?' "
T.isre it is you see ! The debt question !
is a mear head in this campaign, j
—Mr Charles Wayman, Erie Pa.
writes: "My physicians had given me
up to die. They told me my lungs
and liver were all decayed and gone.
I was very weak, pale and emaciated,
by chance I saw Browns Iron Bitters
idvertised. I immediately realized
that without iron in the body life
could not exist. With trembling anx
iety I sent a servant, who procured for
me a bottle. I mast have taken it
with great faith, for almost immediate- |
ly I felt its beneficial effect. Soon all
dyspeptic symptoms disappeared, my
lungs grew strong, pains in the regions
of the heart vanished, my urine became
free of sediment, and in a word I have
tegained perfect health.
For sale by Steele & ilro.
The first printing pre** in the United
Stales was introduced in IG2O. The first
was introduced in Stephens City in ISBI.
. .. L'yTEUBROOKI. C'.\
The first steel pens were made in 1830, but
they were very inferior to the "Gol.l_>hted
Paloon." and other line pen* made by Est
t-rhrouk it Co., and Sold by Steele & ISro.
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:'"'- I." ' mOlillflllil
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Envelopes were first used in 1839, and
were not so good as ttiose sold by Steele ifc
Bid, for five cent* a pack.
The loveliest things iv ranis thus far are
pretty little hand*, Yours truly,
Oi:r Devil. *
Death of Dr. Register.
Dr Samuel Registerdlod on tnondaj 17th ■
inst. His furneral took place on Thursday
It. from Trinity Church Bultinwre.
Produce Market Report.
CORRECTED liV STEELE BXOTHKBS,
Stephens City. Oct. 22, ISBI J
Batter —roll anil print, \> lb, _25 j
Eggs— *f> dozen, - - _SO \
Spring Chicken*—live. do* $1 .Vic'.'.on
Old Fowls—live, W dozen, |8.00e_18.50
Potatoes lrt»li, ft baiuel. - i,r,o
Potatoes— sweet, " " 100 t
Tomatoes—per bushel, @ 70 »
Green Apppies—per bushel, - _5 40
Damsons—per bushel, - - 2.00
Onions—pel-bushel. - - 1.00 to 1.25
Apples dried—per m - 04 to (HI
Dried Cherrie*—plued.f) 16 IS to 18
Blackberries— \* to - - 06t007
Ka.pberrits— _F lb - - 20 to 22
Honey small caps, p 11) 12<W,14
Beeswax $lb - - 20<e'."-.'
I.ard—V lb 10
CO J Jit SYRUP, AND \
Baltimore Pills, ;
For Sale by STEELE & 880
Made from Grape Cream Tartar —No
oilier preparation makes such light, flaky
hot breads, or luxurious pastry. Can be
eaten hy Dyspeptics without fear of the ills
• ri:sullin_ from heavy Indigestible food.
Sold only in cans, by all grocers.
Uoyai. Bakinc. Fowdbb (10., If. Y.
For Sale by STEELE & 11110.,
| 8-1 v Stephens City, Va.
$2 Per Pair.
BOYS BOOTS 1.50 TO 2.00. COTTON YARN, ALL NUMBERS,
MO A BUNCH. COTTON BATTS, ONLY 12J A POUND.
We will not be undersold by any other Establishment.
Price goods at our house before buying elsewhere. Look out for our advertigemen
in next week's issue of the St Alt.
SO pieces Fall style print* G_ cents per yard. All Right Roasted Coffee in 1 lb pack. 16
Enterprise Roasted Coffee in 1 lt> pack., 18 cts, Best Cream Cheese 15 cents a pound
Brown Sugar 7 cents per pound. "White Sugar 10 cts. » pouud. Granulated sugar 11J
Green and Black Teas flo to 7,j cents a pound.
Call and see us and get our prices. ,
Hteek & Brother*
Steele _ Brother's
Is the Jiitapest and Best!
We call the attention of the public to the
large and Increasing demand for our Farm
ers' Ring Plwapliast, We now have in
stone a large.supply, and will endeavor tv
keep constantly on hand from 7.5 to 100
tons. Our Fertilizer is made from
(..•reis Slaughter House Bone Stock
expressly for our trade. It is undoubtedly
the King of Fertiliser* for
Wheat & Grass
We make a specialty of Pure Ani.ua
Hone Fertilizers, anil can furnish you Pu
Haw and Dissolved Bone. Ammonia, Soda
Potash, Ka!n t, ifco. Send in your order*
early. STEELE & BROTHERS.
IRON BITTERS are highly
recommended for all diseases requiring
a certain and efficient tonic; especially
Indigestion, Dyspepsia, Intermit
tent Fevers, Want of Appetite, Loss
of Strength, Lack, of Knergy, etc.
Enriches the blood, strengthens the muscles,
and give* new life In the nerres. They act
like a charm on the digestive organs,
removing all dyspeptic symptoms, such
heartburn, etc. The only Iron Preparation
ihat will not blacken the teeth or aire headache.
Write for the ABC Book (32 pp. of
amusing and useful reading), sent free.
See that all Iron Bitters are made by Brow*
Chemical Co. and have eroaeed red lines o»
wrapper. Beware of lmltaliona.
, BROWN CHEMICAXi COMPANY
For Sale by STEELE & BRO.