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The Stephens City Star.
S. M. STICKLEY, Editor.
Entered at the Post Office, Stephen. City
Va., as second clnss matter.
IMM M I M
Wk have made it a rule, from which we
will not deviate, that all papers sent to a
distance—excepting those to be paid for by
ft iends residing here—must be paid for in
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The Stephens City Star.
$1,50 PER YEAR.
S. M. Stickley, Editor.
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ed; adapted to all parties, religious and po
litical. Job work done neatly, and ou short
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(With one copy of the Louisville Farm
Journal 1 year, postnge prepaid).
Four Copies one year, - $6.00
(With one extra copy of the Star for
Eight Copies one year, - $12.00
(With one extra copy of the Star one
year aadone copy of the Baltimore Weekly
Sun one year).
Twelve Copies one year, - $18.00
(With one copy of New York Ledfrer, or
Saturday Nipht one year, or two copies of
the Star one year and one copy of the Farm
Papers will be sent separately to
any postoffice named, when parties do
not live in the same neighborhood.
Any one getting up a club, can send
us the namos as fast as they get them,
Inly mention that you are getting up
club. A strict account will be kept
fthem. Cash invariably in advance,
i our club rates.
Write names, Post offices, counties,
nd states plainly. Send money by
heck, P. O. order, or registered letter
at our expense.
NEWS OF THE DA Y.
The Francis Murphy Temperance
movement is playing havoc with the
bar-rooms in Mt. Jackson. The result
of the second lecture was 734 signers,
which includes about five-sixths of the
dram drinkers. —Mnj. John W. Danieh
has returned to Lynchburg, and speaks
in glowing terms of the receptiou h(
received in Baltimore. —The Unitec
States Court has closed at Charlestown
The cost to the government is $11,
2l_ r 34. — Vennor admits that the
weather is becoming a conundrum tc
him. He had better gite it up. —Hon.
John Blair Hoge occupies rooms in
Washington, at the National Hotel.—
The sale of delinquent lands by Sher
iff Crisman, in front of the Court house
in Martinsburg, on Monday and Tues
day was quit spirited.—Four hundred
people are employed in the Philadel
phia mint, and all are making money
—Philadelphia's four colored police
men are black guards. —If Guiteau i
convicted he will be hung. If be i
acquited he is sure to be murdered by
a mob, so the poor man is in a closi
place any way.—President Garfield'*
memory is to be honored in Londoi
by the founding of a house for working
girls, to be called the "Garfield House.'
—The number of lives lost, by thi
burning of the Ring Theatre, at Vien
na, is now put at 917. The work o
burying the unrecognized bodies begai
on Saturday, Dec. 10th. —Lucy Fow
ler, late cook at the Executive Mansioi
brought suit on Saturday last for $10,
000, against Wm. T. Crump for slan
tier. In July last, Mr. Caump is an
eused of representing to Mrs Garfielc
that Lucy Fowler had stolen provision!
from the white House larder.—Then
has been received in Baltimore fron
Albuquerque. New Mexico, a whiti
onion, weighing one pound and tei
ounces. —Gen. Judson Kilpatrick, U
S. Minister to Chili, died a few day
ago. —Several cases of Pcarletina ap
peared in Edinburg la-it week. Mr
Benj. Murry lost one daughter anc
another is not expected to live.—Mr
E. S. Jones, who resides on Bern
branch, Rockingham County, was oui
riding a few days ago, when his horse
Btumbled.causingMr. Jones to bite off hi •
tongue, with the exception of a piece
of skin. The damaged member wa?
repaired by Dr. Hill, ami Mr. Jones
went on his way singing a song.—Sev
eral hundred persons were present
last week to witness the arrival of the
first train at Newburn, Term. One
young man was so over rejoiced at
the sight of the train that he jumped
upon the top of one of the cars, and
accidentally falling between the cou-
of deeds, Ac, ordered to be inserted
in the minutes.
Franklin Bw_ftf was exempted from
working on the public roads, on ac
count of bodily infirmity.
Cornelius D. Baker, orphen, chose
R. Sanford as his guardian.
Last will of Lncinda Newcomeprov
ed and ordered to be recorded.
Jesse O'Rear was appointed county
Surveyor, in place of John Moling,
The Cleik was ordered to summon
Isaac Carper, Geo. Teahl, J. M. Wild
and Antony W. Bacher, to appear at
next term to show cause against the
■f E. S. Baker, upon the pro
f opening a road from the
d turnpike to the schoolhouse
on the Sulphur Springs road.
Adjourned to Court in course.
B UIL DINGS B URN ED.
[From the Woodstock Ileiald.]
Last Friday morning our peopl
were aroused at 5 o'clock by th
If fire. The residence of Mr
ravel was on fire. Before evei
number reached the building
had gained such headway tha
to save anything ex
sw articles of furniture in one
Fortunately Mr. Fravel was
home and the children, who
slept up-stairs were sleeping
ower floor. Mrs. Fravel,when
, opened the door leading ou
i kitchen, but was met by th
flames. One hand, her face and hea<
were considerably burned. A hous
belonging to Mr. Ed\v.'»,rd Rodeffe
and occupied by Mr. R. L. Campbe
situated 28 feet from Mr. Frave'V
caught fire a few minutes before th
tire engine reached the ground.-*, am
the engine not being in order was all
THE B ÜBINEBS MANS BES
IC. L. Oudesluys, a leading ira
of Baltimore, has stated th
g has done his dyspepsia, iru i
i, &c, so much good as th
ronderful of all tonics and r
medicines, Brown's Iron Bittet
uink of it; at a supper the oth
although a chronic dyspept
-she ate at 12 o'clock, fried oys
liicken salad and icecream, aflei
taking a dose of Iron Bitter.-,
to his surprise, he never spent n
more pleasant night, with no dyspep
tic symptoms in the morning. Sc
conclusive was his experience of the
value of this wonderful medicine,
Brown's Iron Bitters, that he recom
mends them to every one.
MERRY CHRISTMAS ON THE
The B. & 0, management has with
characteristic good feeling towards it*
patrons a'ong the line, determined that
they shall have a merry t'rae on the
road during the holidays. To this end
the low rate of two cents per mile is
announced from any station to any
s'ation on the main line, branches oi
divisions. In other words, these low
' rate tickets will be placed on sale on
Dec. 24th, and will continue ot. salt
until and including Jan. 2nd. They
will cover all points reached direct by
the B. & 0., and will be good on all
trains that make the stops.
fhen a lecturer has worked the
es of his audience so near the
ping point that they have gotier
their handkerchiefs, and then and
ly changes his tone and speaks ol
merits of Dr. Bull's Cough Syrup
s bound to rouse a feeling of in
A man by the name of Otis, living
X on Horse Creek, Call., was bitten by t
. rabbit in September, from the effecti
o.'which he almost lost his life. Hi
i Bl trying to catch'a rabbit for his lit
lie boy,when the animal bit him on the
thumb ; but he took little notice of il
lat the time. About an hour afterwan:
. his thumb began to pain him severely
. and swelled rapidly, so that he Benl
, for a physician, who thought he musl
, have been bitten by a rattlesnake
, The Doctor at first could not believe
. that it was the bite of the rabbit that
t caused the trouble. So, to satisfy
himself, he had several rabbits caught
Jwith which he experimented. He
found that the upper jar; contained a
I hollow tooth, from which he cxtracte.l
[ a very poisonous fluid. He a«oertain
■i ed ihat two drops of this fluid admin
1' lstsred to a lamb would kill it in an
We now have iv Store the largest and most ultra livestock of
Ever offered in our village, consisting of I Bird*, 1)o S a ' C,Ub ' Lion8 ' Wax » m I™ n
. . Dolls, Harps. Horns, Trains of Cars, OLihs
Toys of Eevery Discription, | g _d China Vacea and Mugs, &c.
Roeer Bros. Tripleplsted wsre needs no comment. We have ten. dessert and table
spoons : Fork, and Cast Steel Knives, triple plated with solid silver, only $'f2o per set.
Butter and fruit knives, cake baskets, butter dishes, casters, mugs. Napkin rings, da cts,
to $1.50, sit triple plate goods.
WAtches and Jewelry.
Ladies solid fiSj. ~ Gold Watches, Ladies rolled gold necklaces 2,50 to 5-00
$15 to $25. o_7__li*£!_. *____!' Gentsrolled gold Vest chains and charms,
mini watches, [(■-' J<__*HU»o. Gents.
Solid Si 1 ver w e t(,ll * s . Hunt- Rolled gold bracelets, il.oo to 3.75 per pair
me case. $10. Gents Solid Alluminum Gold Han i go i ( ier Boiled gold brncelet, engraved
watch, Huutiug case. Stem Wind and Set
ter $13 t 7 - 00 > t0 fl o - 00 -
The prettiest line of Ladies' and Gents' |
Silk Handkerchiefs ever ottered hv us. x.ipleextriclM f Mu'sk.Boso, Ac, Colognes,
Children's and Misses' all wool Hoods.gents halfoll, Tooth Powders, Tooth brushes,
silk ties, only 25 cts, veny pretty. Ladles' I hair and clothes brushes.
PURE FRENCH AND AMERICAN CANDIES.
Tovsofall descriptions, New riisins, currents, dates mid prunes Peanuts, Filberts.
1 Almonds, Brazil nuts. Ac. Canned oysters, peuchi s. corn. tomatoes, &C., bresh pickles
-15 and 25 centsper jar. Strawb-rryand Pine apple jellies, 15 cents per glass.
, Liberal Reductions
Will be made when parties purchase in quantities for themselves or for
presents to Sunday Schools.
JLsesM I I
The Great Variety ©f
Ciisiis Goads ii
STEELE & DEES'.
MARBLE AID EMIITEIRKS.
A-LBIISr & BROTHER,
MARKET STREET, NEAR DEPOT,
Winchester, - - - Virginia.
Dealers in Italian and American
MONUMENTS AND HEADSTONES,,
And every kind of
Cemetery Work at the Lowest Prices!
Also Marbleized Mantles. Art and. Floor Tiles. Call and examine our Btoek
The largest and best in the Valley. Iw3,
Tfvou want PURE DRUGS AND
MEDICINES, Patent Medicines, &c,
Buy them of STEELE & BRO.
Beautiful triple plate and solid silver
wire at Steele k Bros. They have
nice triple plate napkin rings at 35
to 50 ct#.
The colored ladies of Stephens City
will hold a FESTIVAL at Oraok s
Chapel on Friday and Saturday nights,
December 16th and 17th.
Oysters and all Nice Things
Will be on hand. We invite you all
to call, The CoUMiTIEE.
For the Cure of Coughs, Colds,
Hoarseness, Croup, Asthma, Bron-
chitis.Whooping Cough, Incipient
Consumption and for the relief of
consumptive persons in advanced
stages of the Disease. For Sale
by all Druggists Price, 25 cents.
CHAS. E. SHRYOCK,
Will keep constantly on hand
Velvet or Cloth Covered.
Metalic Cofflns& Cask ts
Furnished on shortest notice.
Funerals attended promptly in this
and adjoining counties.
Made* from Grape Crcnm Tartar— Nu
other preparation makes such light, flaky
Iml breads, or luxurious pastry. Can be
eaten by Dyspeptics without fear of the ills
resulting from heavy indigestible food.
Sold only In cans, by all grocers.
Royal Baking Powdbb Co., N. Y.
For Sale by STEELE & BRO.,
8-1 y Stephens City, Va.
WINTER SCHEDULE I
HARPER'S FERRY & VALLEY BRANCH
B. & O. R. R. F
In Effect Nov. 21st, 1881,
tations. 615 037 031 605 633
A. H. P. M.
Lye Staunton, 7 00
A. M. «
Harrisonburg, 650 8 00 5 25
p. St. a
New Market, 8 4!) 8 43 036
Mt. Jackson, 923 1)01 720
Strisburg, 650 11 27 10 08 902 s
Capon Bond 700 11 42 10 11 906
A. M. I. M.
Middletown. 722 12 1410 26 9 29 .
Stephens City, 7 38 10310 37 9 47
Winchester, 000 824 2 03 116010 01
Stephenson's, 010 840 223 10 34
Charlestown, 647 950 3 4011511135
Harper's Ferry 7 12 10 30 430 12 15 12 15
P. M. I
Martinsliurg, 12 1412 14 106
Hagerstown, 818 245 230
Frederick, 8 33 2 50 240
Washington, 945 205 240 030 i
Baltimore. 10 50 3 15 8 50 7 40 ]
Stations. 038 640 010 030 618
A. M. A. M. A. M.P. M. P. M
Lye Baltimore, 7 15 4 20
Washington, 8 40 4 45
Frederick, 9 15 6 35
Hagerstown, 9 45 6 40
Harper's Ferry 4 15 7 151115 120 800
Charlestown, 452 8 051151 200 822
Stephenson's, 610 95312 30 340 850
Winchester. o 2611 oo 12 42 4309 10
1 Stephens City, 0 541132 103 459
Middletown, 70812141 13 818
Capon Bond, 74412 39 1285 42
Striisluug, 802 1 03 1 41 555
Mt. Jackson, 10 24 300 252
New Msrket, 10 50 340 310
Harrisonburg, 12 25 5 oo 4 oo
Air Staunton, 210 500
; i\i;s. 038 and 838 daily. All other trains
daily except Sunday. Nos. 010 and 005
connect at Strasburg with trains on Vir
ginia Midland road. No 005 runs to Ilnl
tiniore via Washington without change of
} cars. Nos. 610 and 805 dine at Mt. Jackson.
i Pasaengers for Jordan's Springs leave cars
at Stephenson's; for Bock Enon leave cars
V nt Winchester; for (Upon springs leers
curs at Capon road; for Orkney Springs
S leave cars at Mt. Jackson; for the Hnwley
! ' Springs leave i ais »l Harrisonburg. Par
ties visiting New Market and Lurny caves
leave curs at New Market.
TIIOS. C. PttINCE.
Supervisor of Trains, WinchtiiiT, Va
■1 W. M. Clemknts,
Master of Tranap'n., Cawdeu Station.
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_ ROASTED |
J.B JLAZJEAR & C O.
NEW YORK & BALTIMORE.
ROASTED COFFEE quickly become*
strong and parts with its aroma and ab
sorbs impurities when exposed to the sir.
To effectually preserve the full strengttwand
aroma of coffee, we pack it immediately
after roasting in TIN FOIL packages, ffor
which we have Ihe exclusive patent for the
United States on Boasted Coffee), by which
it is more perfectly Hermetically Sealed thin
in tiny package offered to the public. Thus
it !s rendered impervious to the action of
damp weather, and the volatilizing effects
of hot weather, and will retain its tine qual
ities and full strength, unimpnred in sny
climate, land or sea, for years.
Middletown, • • Virginia,
TIMBERLAKE, STICKLEY * GUYER.
REAL ESTATE AND FIRE
AND DEAI.EHS IN
| Hardware, Fertilizers and Gram.
Keep constantly on hand at their store tad
ware rooms in Middletown
Plows, Harrows, Wheat Fans
Wheat Drills. Cider Mills, Fruit Evapora
tors, Shovels, Forks, &c. Farm Bells,
Axes, &c. We are agents for the
BieHM & Huffman Grain Dril
For the southern part of Frederick ceunty
the northern section of Shenaadoah,
and the whole of Warren county.
It is acknowledged by the lead
ing farmer of tho country
to be the very best
dril! in market.
I®"We Have Thirty on Hand !"lM
a full car load—but as the demand for thia
drill has ever been above the supply,
we advise an early order
We are agents for the Agricultural In
surance Company of Wnteriowu, N. Y.
All correspondence promptly attended ta.
TIMBEBLAKE. STICKLEY & GUYER
The undersigned takes this mode of in
forming the public that he docs all kindsaf
Light Wagon and Caniagc Building,
Painting, trimming and repairing a spe
cially. Also, clocks cleaned and repaired,
jewelry mended ;in fact we- do a little of
almost every kind of work If you hava
anything to repair, tiring it to us, aud wa
will insure you satisfaction.
For Sale by ADAMS &MOCABTY.