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WENANDOAH HERALD |
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Cutered at the Post Ofliee, at Woodstock, j
Va., aa second class matter.
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GENERAL LuCAI. NEWS.
Egg dye, all kinds. B Schmitt.
Examine Bargelt's wall paper.
Barbed wire3Jc at Bowman dt MauckV.
If you want fertilizers for spring crops,
Mil at J. I. Triplett's warehouses.
Be sure and see the quilter court day at
Go to Brown and get your picture made
on court day. Last chance.
Go to Bargelt's for wall paper.
A fnll line of saddles of all kinds, from
the lowest prices np, at Grabill's.
Winchester Presbytery will meot in
Ihe Kent Street church, Winchester,
Rargelt tbe Jewler, Woodstock, Va.
Breast chains, names, traces, &c, for sale
low, at Grabill's Harness Store.
The ladies of tbe Methodist cbuich will
have a dinner in train's Hall,on Monday
next, court day.
Fresh and reliable seeds in great va?
riety. PriC( - B. Schmitt.
A full lino of cottonades direct from
factory at Bowman & Mauck'a.
Mr. Joba Wilson, the well known hun?
ter of the Cove, with his daughter, Miss
Juda, was in town last week.
Bargelt. tbe '-Old Reliable" Jeweler,
18ybil Sharer, one of the sweetest
and hi ?-litest little ladies of Maurertown,
paid Uiis ? (Bee a pleaMOt eel ou Tuesday.
? dnstOT?. robes, whips,
cheap, at Grabill's Harness
If you want a stylish hat for yourself
and bo\H. ;,r Ion down prices, Bowman &
Mauck's is the place to get them.
Ifjonwant a set of wagon harness,
don't buy until you examine those now on
exhibition at Grabill's Harnes* Store.
Rep rts of persons bitten by mad dogs
come froas a 1 parts of the State, and the
terrible epidemic seems to be spreading.
Bargelt has just received a new line of
watches and jewelry of all kinds for the
spring se.ison. Call and examine ?t.
We cordially invite you to make our
store headquarters when you come to
tiwn. Bowman & Mauck.
If you want to buy a high arm Singer
sewing machine, with a full set of at
t?v b?sente, cheap, call at this office.
A full line of trunks, valises, traveliug
ha^s, Ac, just received at Grabill's Har
Now is tbe time to paper your looms.
15 irgelt will sell you a good paper as low
as 8 eente per bolt.
Don't Jon know that next Monday, the
11th, is court day! It will be the last
emit day you will catch Brown, the
photographer, in Woodstock.
The Directors of tbe Baldwin District
Pair As-ociation met In Stannton, last
week, and fixed on August 23, 24, 23 and
9 as the days for tbe exhibition.
SO do/en ladies ribbed gauze vests at
less than it cost to manufacture them.
P. J Fravel at Son.
Rev. Dr. Henry M. White, pastor of tbe
Loudonii street Presbyterian Church,
Winchester, bas been called to the pas?
torate of tbe Presbyterian Church at
One of tho largest retail drug house?) in
? West, H. C. Arnold, at Kansas City,
Mo., says Bradvcrotine is the greatest
boon to humanity in the world. It cures
every form of headache.
Fresh and reliable garden seeds in any
quantity at low prices. Call to see us
before deciding to send off an order. Will
save you money. B. Schmitt.
You bare been putting it oft, and have
n..t bad your picture made jet. Now you
are going to get left if yon don't come at
once. Brown, the Photographer.
Bowman at Manck have just received a
big lot of hardware, embracing barbed
and plain fence wire, grindstones, Ac , at
tock bottom prices.
One thousand dollars has been con
tribnted for the prizes and expenses o
the gnu tournament to be held a
Staunten, April 12, 13 and 14. Man;
n dt d marksmen have already entered fo
A complete line of notions, hosiory
gloves, handkerchiefs, mitts, laces, em
broideries, cornete, button*, dress-trim
minus, Ac, Ac. P. J. Frsvel & Son.
What are you waiting for? You wil
not get any better looking. Be.ter go a
once and let Brown photograph yon befon
be goes away. Yon are getting ngliei
every day. Come in on conrt day.
Mrs. A. Hilleary bas received a full stock
of stylish spring millinery, and cordial!*
invites the ladies of Woodstock and vi?
cinity to call and examine her goods and
prices, Main street, adjoining the residence
ot Jas. H. Rodefler.
Oar counters and shelves are now fall
to overflowing with tresb, new spring
goods, all ot which we are offering at the
very lowest poesible prices.
P. J. Fravel A 8on.
Frank Biddlt-bsrger came up from
Washington on Friday of last week, re.
iiiaining at home ontil Monday. Frank
says home grub tastes mighty good once
in a while.
Mr Lewis J. Snpiuger. of this j lace,
has accepted a position with the Buckeye
Machine Co., of Akron, Ohio. He left for
eastern Virginia on Thursday, end will
probably operate In that section for s
while. He is a good one lor the place and
can talk binders, mowers, Ac, from the
rising of the son to tbe going down of the
Dear reader, bave you forgotten
little sum you owe the IIku.m.u ? PI
remember It when J mi come m Mon
Ue\t. We da 1 et'l ("? ' : > (?
Rev. B. P. Ball and lamihj left i n Th
day for Leesburg, Ins Bold ol labor lor
next year. Our people part from si
with sincere regret, and wish thorn a pi
ant sojourn in their new home.
The gay young bic.M list he's in his 1
Not for him is the spring ni shiniii)
He has been llung and is i-ore in body I
Bnt Salyatbn Oil will make him sniili
"I've got it at least," said the ftli
who found hiscun&h subdued by Dr. Be
We haven't been on a pleasuie trip
Baltimore, but our store is full of seasi
able goods, all the same, aud at low prh
too, as we hayen't had to add an ex
profit to pay expenses of a trip.
Bowuii'ii A- Ifaneb
The robins, tho=e Ieautif'ul and njtef
harbingers of springtime. are here
larger numbers than lor main ?reara | I
and their cheerful music Ii Is the ball
evening air with melody.
Rev. Jno. C. Dice, an old and great
beloved minister of the Baltimore (\
fereii'je iiethodlst Church, South, tlii
from the effects of paralysis at Upperv.l
Loudou'i Co., V?., Tin sdav. aged abi
Our handmade and homemade bug
harness cannot he rarpaeaed in dnrnbilil
neatness and cheapness. Call and e
amine for yourtelf. All work sold
Grabill's Harness Store is warranted to
Dr C. B. Lohr, \ _.o seems about
versatile and thorough paced rai
be found in ten states, has been captun
in Washington, Indiana, and will 1
brought back to Staunt' n to he tried Ii
Don't forget to cnll at this rflice c
court-day and examine the Wt I -
abridged Dictionary that we are cflVrii
to our subscribers for a song. We won!
also be glid to bave yon pay that litt
bill, we need i*. very much.
Garden making time is here in full fore
and for the next week the air will I
loaded with the smoke and smell of bun
ing weeds, dead grass, Ac. Every tri
gardener will bo trying to get ahead c
his neighbor, and sore hands and lam
backs will be painfully epidemic.
Our millinery department is now In fu
swing and we exhibit the largest line w
have ever shown. Ribbons, flowers, hat
Ac , in endless variety at lower prier
than ever before. Miss Sallic Davis is i
charge as heretofore.
P. J. Fravel A
Tuesday morning was a lively timi
around the cattle pens ami B*ales at th
depot hire. A lot of fine beef cattle
cows, hogs, sheep and calves were brongL
in from different points for Bhlpmenl
causing a busy gathering for
honrs of stock, wagens, horses and men.
The change in the weather of the pH
few days is a grateful one after our shivei
ing through so many cold and dam]
months, Snnda\ n*M pretty fair anmmei
weather, the heat running up to 90 In tbl
shade, making it a n?;ht warm day for ;
Look out for a raen! v.-i-.o is workinj
the Valley counties soliciting shipments o
produce to tho "Alliance Produce Co.," ol
Philadelphia. There is no snch concern
and any one shipping to it will be ont jnsl
that iniich. Have the ft How arrested M
soon as he approaches you.
Mrs. Foote died in Romney, W. Va,
one day last week at an advanced age.
She was the widov? of Rev. Dr. Foote. a
prominerit Piesbyteiian minister, who
many years ago was the past-r of that
church here as well as the principal of
the Woodstock Male Academy, then n
most nourishing school.
Mr. H. H. Hann shipped the Quest and
fattest bench of cattle on Tuesday that
have tver been shipped from this point.
The drove numbered eight head of shott
horns and were of Mr. Hann'sown feed?
ing. They averaged i486 lbs. nnd wire
in the very pink of perfect condition.?
These cattle will probably lorm pa?t ot a
cargo from Baltimore for turope.
Jamen Anthony, the bunco robber now
iu the penitentiary, applied through his
counsel to the Court of Appeals for a re?
hearing and was refused. This settles
this case, and the honest people ct the
land can rest in the assurance that 01:0
member of a dangerous gang of criminals
will have to nndergo his puaiahraent,
light as it is.
The confidence that piople have in
Aytr's Sarsaparilla as a blood t edicioc is
the legitimate and natural (rowtb of
manyjears. Ithas been handed down
from parent to child, and is the lavorite
family medi?me iu thousands of boast
Many of onr subscribers complain of
the great inconvenience they aro pol to
by others borrowing their papers. This
is very nnfair. It is no more right to be
constantly using the paper your neighbor
pays for than to take his llmir and "Mat.
Be a man, and pay for ymir mental food
just as you must dolor your dally rations.
What a debt ot gratitude the world
owes to ?nch men as Drs. A.\er and Jenner,
the latter for the great discovery of vacci?
nation, and the former for his EztlaV I oi
SarsapanlU?the best ot blood-purifii i- '
Who can estimate how much these dis?
coveries have benefited the race!
Mr. Granyille Harper, a promlneal
business man of Baltimore, Sled at his
home in that city, on Wednesday of laet
week, of heart disease. Mr. Barpet was
traveling salesman for the firm of ?hteh
he was a member through this a
and was very popular in this place where
with his family he spint several snmmers
at the Geary House.
Kev. Geo. L. Bitzer, formerly ot the
"Old Stone Church," Augusta county, but
more recently in charge of a large con?
gregation in Louisville, Ky., lias !> ? ti
called to Leesbnrg, Va., to take charge of
a chnrch there which has been without a
pastor since Rev. Mr. Dinwiddie left it.?
Mr. Bitr.er is an able young minister and
a faithful pastor.
Last Sonday at the communion services
in the Presbyterian church four persons
connected themselves with the church.
Three others Joined the same chnrch on
the 8nnday previous. Dr. Dinwiddie
closed bis series of meetings on Sunday
night, and left for his home in Albemarle
comity, on Monday. He is a very able,
earnest and forcible preacher, anil his ser?
mons bore created a deep feeling among
Our dress goods assortment was never
as lsrge as it now Is, consisting of ging?
hams, GO styles ; outings, 25styles ; lawns?
chalilos, caahiueies, benriettas, Bedford
cords and white goods ot all kinds.
P. J. Fravel A Bon,
i may come as early as Varal
s April 25. B
limes on thl
limes on the 16th, fire times on the
fonr times eanfa on tbe 21, lDh, and I,
four ?In ih 31, loar times
I April 6, thro time? rtutbeath, Beb,
8th, 10th, l.liii, 1! h, a d 22.1 ef Ai
I b and 28th i March
1818 tras the ipoa whiel
avorablc weather of the past w
has mads s remarkable Improvement
the wheat and t;ra--s crops ot tl
the formel especially being moeb a
promising than it was last season al i
time. It is. thought that the fruit c
ted safely through the cold wei
er of tally spring. The buds baye ci
iiii'iiceti swelling and the trees will s<
be it nitiful with tbe bursting bloom.
Dnmt go traveling without n hnttl?
Salvation Oil. It cures a Innige ot on
An eastern man advertises for a boy
"open oysters with a reference." O.TBT
do not generally obtain references, 1
millions can truthfnllv testify to I
miraculous power of Dr. Bull's Con
Syrui. It knows of ni such word
The People's Monthly, oonduoted by t
faculty o| the Rhenandoah Instltu
Dayton, Vs., bus the follow ing to sav ol
well Known musician of this place: "1
8ehaffer, an expert violinest of Woe
stuck. Va., gave and excellent evening
the students aud friends of the Institu?
Friday I8tb, He n perhaps nnexeell
by any one in tbe State an 1 d
be better known,''
The session ol the Circuit Com-; lor t
Ayril term, commenced in thi* place i
Friday, of last week, with Judge Bobi
Turner on the benob, and adjourned
Thursday. Among the I twyera fiom olh
points who were in attendance ws none
Holmes Conrad, W, 1*. Alexander, Holm
Boyd, Tho*. Harrison and .Ino. J. W
liars, of Winobest**r ; Marshall IfeCt
niick, of Berrj vi le ; S. s Turner, of Frr
Royalj R. 8. Parks, of Lnray; and ft.
Walker and L. Triplett. jr, of Mt. Jac
Mrs. Mattie Haas, widow of the la
Win. 11. Haas, died on Sunday mornII
lui about -I o'clock, at her residence t
Church St., in this place, after long SO
feting with consumption, aged 40 yeai
ps a family of four daughters, u
eldest being about 18 years, the younge
about 10 years. The funeral services tor
place on Monday afternoon, at 4 o'eloel
and were conducted by Rev. Mr. Ball, t
the Methodist church, ol which the <1
ceased was a memb >r.
11 Houck Lodge, A. 1
A A. II., met In tl e Hall of Cassis Lodg
of this 11 ice, mi last Tuesday night. I.)
Live, Master of Winchester Hiram Lodgi
conferred the degree of Master Mason c
one candidate, snd Rev. .1 K. Gilbet
Master of Mt. Jackson Houck Lodge, coi
ferrod the same degree upon another,
large delegation was present as % i^itoi
including members of Hanter Lodge, t
Edinburg, C.i^si.i Lodge of Woodetocl
Winchester Hiram Lodge of Wit
and one each from a lodge In Texas an
Mr. Lemael Hoover, who resides on tl
Valley pike a short distance smith <
town, found an interesting relic of th
late war ?;i hi* garden, a few days BgO.
r Isabraaa medallion somewhat large
and heavier than a silver half dollar. 0
one side which i* a bnsl of Wasbingto
over the word ''Uni n," and which is -'ir
:id with a circle of thirty-four star?
On the other su!.- i? tbe full ?wing : Jab?
M 1er, C. !: 1 itb Regt. ('. T Volunteer*
i Ith, IS6?. .' sIm
may be drawing a good fat pension at th
? t timi. oi hi d ij b ? msrebing witl
tbe innumerable caravan on the othe
si.ie of time, sent there bj ?ou?e eme
Reb'ehul! DoesJabez himself know
wl ere be is about this pi
Attention.?-The last oyster sapper o
the season will be held a* flarrisville, ot
Friday and Saturday nights, April I5tl
and 16th. Oysters, ice cream, cakes
lies, oranges, Ac, will be served if
style. No pains will in-spared ti
make this an enjoyable occasion for all,
Thanking the public for past patronag?
we earui stly ask for a continuance of tin
n: t Band, undei
lion of Prof. Chas. II. Smonts
ai i! the I arrisi itle band will furnish
music for the i ccasion. Bespoetfnlly,
Miss Kate Forrer, principal of the Btras?
? Beminary, i-<?iiite sick .it 1 or
? ce here, in consequence of which
her department of tbe school lias been
i losed '.m the ? ast week.
The reign of tbe boi y-part famil*
;??; ?th in this plai e. and ro? al sp i -
b-eided sons of tbe ses
now- pander to the palate ol the patrician
and plebian alik". Price 15 eta, per dozt n
??dl, : ?hat h.y countrymen."
Rev. W. W. Watts, the Methodist min
ippointed by tbe conference t i preach
at this place, is looked ("t lure this week.
The congregation br.ve just bought s new
oarsoi airo, and the i ew preacbt r will oc
cnpy it at once.
A sufficient nnmber ( f charter member
have now been Been red and the Lodge o
Knight? of Pvtbiaa "ii! shortly be in
stitnted hen : and :;s Bill] l?a:
lire Jeweler, has been tor, m..s- m th
matter m lar, he ?ill donbtless
M tin- grand "ehee-wong-fong.'1
The Rev. A ('? Link,of the Preabj tin u
church, and Rev J 1). Ramaker, 01 tin
Christian chnrcb, preached m their r.?
? ??] Sunday last to largi
oongregations. Rev. II. Wilson preacbe?
an interesting sermon in the Methodise
clmrcli at night.
Faster is fast approaching, ami '.onng
sters evt i> u here are spoiling 'or i h
picking racket. Tl e g.iy and festive' a RS
ot this i I .'i-, 'tis sa:d, bave mapped ont i
program of enjoyment for Easter Monday
while tbe fant?stica, trne t.> tbelr time
honored enstom, will donbtlees paint the
toe n i? il before the night of the 18th.
Bpeaking of elections calls to mind a
converMtlon which took plaeein a certain
bi re a few days ago, A citizen, who
always "rotnsi pap does,'' enlightened
the crowd by telling tIn*in that President
Harrison wM not elected by tbe popular
rot ? of the people, bnl by tbe elet H
of the electric college. This \ottr WM
educated by electricity, perhaps, which
fully explains his adyauotd ideas in nieta
The weather for some days past ha'
been quite warm, but damp, the sligbl
April si owers ki eping the ground toe wei
lor gardening operations m the main.?
Borne few of our enterpriamajcitlzei s, wbi
erly and l igfa sronnd gardens, her*
some work in them already. Onion
d l early rose potatoes are In demand
rerybody letmi to have the gerdei
fever, save the eornei loafer an I the stock
exchange mm, wboee ambitions do not
run in this particular line,
MILL CITY ITEMS.
As there bM been no news from this
little, city, f. r so-iii? time, I thonght I
wonld let you know how things are pro
The public school closed here last
Misa Ltxsie Crown spent (several dnjs
with friends in Bdinbnrg, last, week.
Mr. .1. B. Clem and wife attended cm
I'eieiic? a* Harrison burg last week. They
also spent st reral days in Dayton.
Mi-s Ullis Hapbls, who has hem visit?
ing friends in Winchester and Clarke
county, for the past month, returned Mon
We notice that one of our 'New York"
boys has a r.ew bicycle. He seems to
be learning to manage it very rapidly.
Rev, L. Fox and family are visiting
friande and relntlfMof this place. Also
the Rev. Mr. Collins, wife and child aro
visiting Mrs. Collia'l parents here.
NI ss Cora Lnnfa left here for Dayton,
Wednesday, wbete ?"he expects to takes
? in music. She will be greatly
missed by her many fiitmls, and especially
by Mr. S-, as he spent abont half of
his time with her.
We understand that a certain couple
enjoyed a drive last Sunday week, not?
withstanding the hail and rain. Miss
M-always did enjoy buggy riding :
but, of course, ?be enjoyed talking to ber
escort, Mr. E-, more than the drive.
We b rm (he editor of
the Strasburg Virgn is nsd
Bwann WMnol in thai plaoeon Baoday.
lie preferred Edinbnrg.
ana Cooper and Katie Brown,
Ot Strasburg, an y ????tint; friends in this
eommnoitj, much to
several of our yoang men.
Bring la yonr c I, east*
Bar. B. A. II ti.
led to tbe p ?
Union Forge and Zion, has moved with
Ins family into his r.-sidence at 1.
Frank, th. ildsonol Mr. John
Ludwig, of tin-, j o ? hal tbe
boya Mil n flying bone, on Bnndny ??>??
ning, and broke bia right leg about ball
way b tween the leg and hip. Dr. F. M.
Hiaey set tbe limb and (be little follow is
doing as well M OOnld be expected.
You can bey more goods B< J. B. Clem's
for one dollar than at any other si
i lie county. Con . Try J. B.
Mr. A. J. Windle and wife lefl here on
Monday tor Bm -.. ?? \ Ista, ? here thej I a* s
several daugbteii and i ? m living, and
when they ?ill make tbeil home loi the
inline. Oar people were boit*/ to sm this
agedoonpleleave thiawmmonlty wbeie
they bava lived for the greater part ol
Mr? lohn L. Cooper, of ifawkinstown,
hal the misfortune to break one of tbe
hones i,| his l"g ! it v. e; n the auk li
knee, while 11 \ h
hone at Mis. Amanda deuce,
on S&tnrdax evening, ol last week. Dr.
A. I'. P.. 1 iw was oalh d In and adj i-t
J, B. Clem, at Edinbnrg and L 0 b'b
Mill, will bny old CMtings, wrought Iron
and hones np to tbe ltith, inst.; after that
date no more wanted. Try J. B.Clem.
A four mi ntbeo] 1 infant of Mr. MikcSh- 1
ley'adied Saturday nlgbl and was buried
in th.? new cenotetv h re on Sunday
afternoon, al I o'clock. Mr. 8helley has
- olh :.],i ?? -i d bj lick i . , and death
in his lamily this -,?. Inter and spring. His
mother died about two weeks ago, and
bia wife, several cbildreo i I himself have
been ?seriously ill at diff real I :
the past lew months.
One night last week constable M. C.
..,:. when a! i . missed his
book, and at i ? I 1 i
brother George from hi*
him in looking for if. Not bavin; B lai -
tern convenient they started the search
under diffli emi nl the
coostable fonnd what be supposed tobe
the missing article and at onoe p.. kid it
up only to Und ?i similar to the article
Ifaeh Allison fonnd where he bad hid his
whiskey bottle, i ot b< ok su
afterward a fonnd in the Ice-house.
Rev. O. C Beall preached his farewell
sermon In the Mi '
tanday night, to a large and de-ply in
ten sted congregation. ' I ring
- | rov
(-.'. hin,se'.i an carnesl worker in the
ol Christ, and be carries with him to I is
new field of labor at Hinton, W. Va , tbs
love, respect and dm) wishes > f ? ? :
lile. He ?ill be BUeCI ''!? ?i I <'T<- bj I!? V
H. 8. Coe, who come* tons with a repn?
tation for active ai d al I ? ?* ork
pulpit, and ennrcb. He ???? I I o a
wt 1 oiik d by In- ! our
[o ople gem :
The diegraci Inl
boys who went 'loniid certain itrei
the town tinging insulting doggi rel ?tuff,
especially in front ol I hi . lit v.
0. C. I'- si . si.Id be scv< ?- \ ? n isbed.
Ir is a duty that our corporal
it et ov.c to common ?' I the
g i id name ot tbi
yoi ng ruffl ?
that the?, will nol
unpnnisbi i, and I I 11
tboriticB will do tbeil plain dutj iu this
Harrisonbnrg S? irit : At : I
s nub of this place ? i las! Sunday night,
Mr. Geoi ge '? . ?Eflli ..- ; departed this life,
. . lie bad i e a
bnl rerired at tbe usual honr, an I was
dead in his bed !.' night.
A correspondent of the Broadway
at Monteznma, says: Hydrophobia in this
sw tion haa created nuil i
iwaj li m
- ire to be killtd.
Wright Bros, h ;
and two o? i ? I. L . I
cow, all it 1..- rop! obia.
The Call i, published at
and wbat might well be tormed a "Leap
Yea-" marri me, ;
isl s.i- no '.. by
Uf(. Mr. Pl? see, 1 "! o |
were Miss Marj I. Bets, aged -,'."?. and Mr.
Byron 8. Williams, Bged 27, the formel
- ?bio, and the '. itter from ni ar Fin
? ? here from
1 i.i o all alone for cousu m m itiu? tbe
inati il sted ab ?ve,
Bnth pan ,i s .'iiiivid bore on time, Miw
Bets arriving ? little before Ibe boni
ii lined, mid lull' an !i air niter tin
nun y the couple were on lb '?r ua;
dome of the gro im In B itetoui f.
Rockingbam Regi ttr : ! '. i
ai m ol tbo County Court ?bit 1
com ictcd ?-ii 1 sentenc il i bai les i.'
to the penitentiary for three years f"i
malicious shoot in*
the 8 ' Appeals ol thu
state. An appeal bad been taken to the
Circuit Court last Uctober, bui Judge
Mi 1, inghlln coi tit m. i! tbe |udgm
the hum r 11.mi and refused a nea trial,
I'he case was then taken to the Courtol
Appeals u itb tbe r< suit si it* d. \1
l; 8tephensou and Wm. L. Ysncey, repre
i tbe prison? r. 1; ladcap u as re?
lease i I'.-i 1 11 I Monday a eek, and
coun for the piis' ;n r 11 dm that the
decision of the Conrl ol Appeals practi?
cally settles 'h in if tried
again a conviction would be imposeible
ander il al di cisi
Btaunton \'indicator : Tbe recent deaths
bare and in t!,is vicinity, whtreaprolonged
appesrance of life after death has oaaaed
so mach solicitude in fs e i In?
trust to liie test deemed infallible bj Dr.
Miirlinoi the noted French nhvkicinti. lie
hat an raufst] og test m ij ht
by prodaeiag a blister on tbs band ?
ut the bodj by hi 1 ling ths Seme of a
candle to tbe same, for a few seconds, 01
until the blister is formed, which will iil
ways OCOUr. Ill' DS any
il ml it i? evidence ol life, a id : he blistei
only that pi Mmnl by an ordinary burn ;
if, on the contrary, tbe ''lister contains
only steam, ?t maybe asserted that life
i? i stlnet, TI i s is as follows:
\ eorpes is nothing more tbsn inert mat
t'T, ander the immediate control of
physical laws wbiefa cause i 1 liquid heat?
ed to a certain temperature to become
st> ?im, the epidern la is raist d,tbe blister
produce.I, it btcaka with B little noiso and
the steam escapes. But if, in spite of ap?
pearances, th?ta is any rrinli in! of life,
the organic BMohanism centinors to be
road by pbyslologieal laws and the
blister will eootain serions matter as in
ths ease of any erdmarj b ims. Th
isas simple as the proof i* ejmoloelve.
Dry blister, death. Liqald blister, life.*?
Any one may try it, thete is BO error pos*
A Golden Nuggot.
A Strangs novelty is this go]
corn, with its beautiful rich cream color
it leelalmtd bj those who know- ?t thai
it isMty sweet, early antl tender, and i
superior coin. We notice Yn k reeom
ment?a if very highly. The Floral (?nidi
which rnnii a to us bunging a b?gast ol
Cam at ions in the fronieorer, withai
ditl biiiirh of Brilliant Poppies on tin
bf-.ek, gives full description of this
corn, which i? only IS BMtS a packet
Vick's Floral Quids i* worthy a pi i
the home of Bayous who expects to mska
a garden the coming spring. Bv all
*a*f*M send ten eents to .Tons Nick's
BOMS, Kochfstn, N. Y., for the Goida, and
.Minean deduct this amount from yiur
first order. It will pay jou weil.
Itch on hnmaii ami horses and all ani?
mals cnreil in 30 minutes bj Woolforri's
Sanitary Lotion. This never fails. Sold
by Frank 11. Irwin, Druggist, Woodstock,
??Over the Hilla to the Poor Hou
Mr. John L. Brady, of the Pirgtaioi
Xttrs, of Rtrasbur?.*, \isited the P
of tl is county, a short tins si
an 1 ! as n i un?t t\ bis obMTvatlOM ii
p iper. li i- highly eomplim. Bl
.. and especially so to Mr. Ci
r, the manager, and bis sstla
wife, but not one bit more so than I
. '1 he following is what. fr.
Brady bM to mj :
B1ZI nr Tin: kaum.
An h .n's drive planed ns upon
county farm eight mile? from Btraibt
There .-ire Vefl many people in th? con
who ha\ e little or BO idea of Ibis spier
farm. It com Ms of about 300 aere*
fine Und, neatly all tillable. Mr. I It
Panslei is In ebarge, and has beca
eigbtToar*. Il a cursory Inapi
bs allow*d fr>r an opinion wo should i
thai the property is in sploiidid condit
and under excellent management.
THI PAKT IN" Ct'I.TIVATKi.V.
? 75 acres of the farm are in en
tion. Upon these ;hu several products
this section are grown and consumid
o it.- of the institution. Th
?in- ?i? e boreee, eattle, sheep :<n 1 ho^s t
plenty of proyendi r in the spM
kept 'nrnsand ttab'talor their iw
aaoM. A m.igi.;t'o eni orchard also ado
MMIiKi: (iK IKMATBS?PBBS05XXL
-mu: m hum
Th? ie nie (iily 23 inmates in the all
! Ibis lime and this is a li ?is nu
?i there bat l> en perhaps for t
An ong them me only three
four who aie but partially able to r.-ud
assistance and tbcee, with a sitel?- i
c.-ption, are of an idiotie turn of mind.
fact ont of the 93 inmates, about, thrt
fourths of them ate idiots. There i
Mvi ral Interesting character* among ibi
inn we can.,of detail a description. ?
old white woman in co-npara'ivel.v \ i^c
ous health, i* neatly 100 years of age.
Another ohl Cern?an woman?mi Idiot
CronehMOn the ll tot a- nil times with h
bony artBBclasped abont her knees, s
tioe.s m t notice any one or talk nnleMsl
gets mad, and then she becomes rolnb
with Dutch ?in 1 brogue "cu-s words." V
oily saw on" negro man ?an idiot -ai
In- was in a very bappy niood. ;
thn-e (hud wards?two white and
mongrel?who pass their tune in hnp|
play. An important looking le 1 ?W la
young man about 80, with short-cut ha
ami oleas too, who glories in being able I
tek - a running statt au I butt his i -ratlin
with fullest force againat tbe bide of
bones without pain, lie did this seven
times not to the especial delectation ?
those who looked on, bat with Mem it
gratification to himself. A pitiable obja
i> a man v. boM t?t t were redooed tosttiui]
? -'ire and frost-bite during th
rar. (He might git in the Soldier
Home at Bichmond, some time.) Thai
is only one inmate from Davis District
Jim liakcr by name?a heavy bnilt mi
nnai qnamted a ?th -
1III. CuNl'IIIiiN" OF IIIINl.s
The premises are \. ry olsanly, Th
beds aie well filled with straw and
h?-avy blanket und qnill lorm th
o >\ ii l( ts, w bile Mch bed is furnished wit
.table pillow. Tiie rooms eac
love in them. The men have
sitting room and the women Mother, W
i d l?verai of the most Intelligen
about their food and they s iid they hud
plenty. Father Qolnlevan,a typical Iris
?i itogenarian, (a bo plainly wrote Ins nsm
in mir m mr reqneat that n
d him a c ipy ai the Virginia
inallyj la the most Id
telligent of all the inmates, lie coin
plimented the management and Mid tha
they were all comfortable in every t
Father Quinlevan was grown when In
? niM I-'.?-. Il?- lived for man*
m Fauqnler and was overaeer for .
wealthy citizen of that county near Tin
. | .?r: of his life.)
A CREDIT H> THK COCXTT.
Tuff .- Ti'oT has had 0CCM?OB to \ ?.-it otli
the Stati- and can confi?
dently say that that of Bbenandoah com
pares favorably with the best and is fai
; t.. mosl of them. There is an
air of peace, plenty, comfort and content
ment that angurs ?ell for the efliceni
,.i P n per visor* and the steward in
Tbe ii mates are, a* a rule, al?
ii.o-: uit- rlj helpless and the care that is
evidently taken of them is in striking
contras! with the condition of things that
e\i-isat the almsbouaseof many counfies,
? the poor, localise they are BO
to be regarded as brntesand where the
Tin: im i.-, i o? iii?: UBCTi: i.
Tbe object of the meeting of the I! >ard
was to consider tit- ad risability of tearing
intendent'a bont-e and
ing a new one mi its scad. Th?
Board, consisting ol Abraham Uarber, .).
Stiukley, .lohn I! .1. II. Hep*
n i. Join Kunk ami .1. W. Santmyers,
was present, with L. B. Walier, Clerk,
Depnty Sheriff, F. W. Wanger. Tbe
building ha? SMming ? vi lenees of auMfe*
t , and tha Sniieriiitenilt-nt has moved his
fami'y o it of it, occupying now tbe lowi
tbe building. The Board decide?
not to take any action In the unit r onti
their next r?gulai meeting In .Juno
Superior Pianos and Organs.
ii. W.Bragg, of Mtddl Iowa, Ya , ha
relnrned from tbe Western Cities
where he contracted for one ilumina
ns. Pianos in Walnut
Mahogany, Tiger Wood and Rosewood
Dg in prices from $200 to |350? Or?
?n upright Piano cassa, G and i
liabed in < >.ik, Mai oganv and
l; i wood, ranging In pri?e from -
This is on? of tbe nnesl aasoytmi nti
ever brongbl to Virginia,and by contract
lot so large s Bomber direct from tic
? l'es he can sell at extremely Ion
- and on easy terms. Writ;- to bun
lot catsl Igns SO 1 fall information.
Tbe Etktefl Initx is a thing oft'
rhe past year baa been a disastrous oai
for the''boom town" newspapers in The
Valley. TheLuray I'nm ?, Virginia Van
h.r, it" Buoebanaa, Glasgow Herald,
i Viate Journal, Wayoesboro
Blkton Index ami Q irdoosrille Saa Herali
have died, and t!.e Basic Cltj I II U I b i
The above record goes tc
that ihn path journalistic in the
bow towns is Bot altogether a luxrioui
on March87, l =!.t-J, at Maarertown, Va.,
by Rev. P. C. VYike. Mr. Luther A. Dirt
mg ?.lid Miss Cora ]'.. Sheets, both of
On April 3, ItSi, at the resilience of
Mrs. Aunie Hamman, near Pisbet's Hill.
b] 11 e sann , Mr. Nathaliu 1 A. FuukbOBSet
and Miss Mary Uamrnan, both sfBheoaa*
At the home of the .groom, on the 5th
insl , by Rev. H. Tallhelm, Mr. Dilraan
M. sine and Miss Sarah C. Helsley, both
ol Bbi oandoah county.
Barbara A. lUii-eiman, living near
Maarertown, died March 27ih; aged 60
j i ara, 7 months ami 1 days.
Aaron Yerma, of Tom's Brook, tiled
April 3rd ; aged St toara, S months and 1
Tbc Pe, 11. 's Building Loan and Bai ing
ilion have money to loau in Wootl
stock. If a live pushing psrty will write
them he i an secure the agency for the
oldasl association in New York Stste.
Ad.li P. II. ('MASK, Snp't,
April 1?2w. (?fin vu, N Y.
asaTha smallest Pill In the World!.
Why do you suffer
? from Dyapepala mid Kick-Ilendaihe, i
rendering; UM inlaasralil?, when the,
? remedy I* at your hand ?
? xxjtT'S 1
?Tiny Liver Pills?
.trill apeodlty remore all tbl? trouille, ^a?
I enable you torsi nml dl?eat your fooil, %M
prevent hradarhe and Impart an
i enjoyment rafUfj to which yon li:i?r**a
' liax'ii a ?tranger. lime small. Price, ^/
SO cents. Uffloe, 3? Park Place, **?, Y.
Comes to ail Who Trade with Wl%
Good Judgment in Buying and Fair Prices in Selling enables us to lie of profit*
able service to you. Tin"1." of interest for all in our
Magnificent Stoe!: of Spring and Summer Goods,
IMC E KT ' S A. 1ST 3D BOY'S
Hats, Shoes and Gents' Furnishing Goods !
in which every particular item was critically judgod u to its actual worth before purchased.
You can afford to Stand by those who have thus Stood by You?
We ig il to others.
Common MONEY BAYED.
Remember, tho \A 1ST D ? you pay for ?roods that arc made cheap to sell. We Ciaran?
tee that any article bought ol L VALUE of the price in quality and worth, as our goods
- of their exact gold value.
Having rei mm i lions store room heretofore occupied by M. Geary, we
aro better prepared t With plenty of light and lota of room it is no trouble to show our
Ii^axriexiise _.1i3lo of" HXT-e-vcr Goods.
Remember- Ge&ry's Old Stand,
Vala?T PELT $ WALTON,
ONE-PR?C?S CLOTHIERS. WOODSTOCK, VA
Taken up by ?he u
premiers, near Orkm y s, , ing-,
si,.-, p oi the fo'lowiug deacriptii n
ewe and one wether m ?h bolb ears clip?
ped, and one young laml ?all white, i bey
hate been appraim
the owner i- ben '?
ward, prove prop r s, :
take them Bwaj : ?
JACOB II. 1 L'NKMorSER.
Lowes) ?-lices ill i- ?
E. ?. S?YD
an<* -i, '.mi iT.
t-*? i: K t: ?; .1 uoi
.705. F. HOLTZMAN,
This new and CO
open fr th< r-? -. pi Dl
thing Ifl new from ba* o
was bail with a viea to mal
the most comfort,iM iai dattl
?11 the Valley. I ; ? .1 Of
with all modern improi
tlire. The otl'ne a:;,' d ::i ,?!(
bandMme, large si
No pain* or si pense
farniah be tabh ? itfa
the appetite a-i?l givi
tgM will be
gllc-1- ran rest BSMn d
done to make their il
A Qrat-elaM livi i
MT. JACKSON, : \ 11''.IMA,
JOHNSON & HOT:
0 w .n ;
This was former]
House, bol bas i? ? en ti
and remodeled from top to bolt n. and is
do* one of tin' h,
as bands imest 11>:- N ?;i the Val!?? ot Vir?
ginia. It has been newly furnished in
every room, i'ii ha* all the n
v.'tiicvc ? The table ??
plied ? nil a ! i he
i that baa ..
sride rapntai ion for good livii
eial mt-ii will Hod
All titTcs.-.'iry lisi i
The B ir al pur
eai and bi it lioat 11, r, A >.
C?*'I'cnti? f- 00 ?f i d
ans. ll?l vi-.
Mrs. M. GEA?lY Proprietor
Thin well know n Hot?
with all ?lm sppreeiatc the hi
oomforts of a first claie h
rsnovat? il ai ?I refitted In tb
uni m ill continue lo tr< i
in deserre the rapotal Ion l ' ?
kunlly ami sah ersall; gin i
rfotbiog ?rill bt
oomforts ot ith natrons. The roun
Ip o ions and comfort il.lt?, f|
ways tarnished with I
sstvants will Bvei be fonnd pi lite i
?EP* Thk Hak is one ol the largest and
best litt?-1 up of Its kind in the Valley,
Md nothing but pure and superior qual
if Honore, wines and i <-, r i ?? ill be
offered to its pati
CP* A good livery to lbs
Ma;. 0, "JO -ly
By Buyiii te M.
In addition to my regular s'.i ('-making
baaiteaa 1 have added a etoek ot tart rol ;
Ladies, Gentlemen and Children's
which 1 will urt'i-r at the lowest flgores
My lonf* sxpsHfQM a* ? workman il
Isathsr eaablss me to Jadgsof the quail'
iifstif ihfsi? ganda, aad 1
that I can ?-\ ?? M i .
customers inn rely apes* |*. t Injjasl rael
gootiK us lli. y wi.iit aad ut they an? r< i>
In Gum Goods
I have ii'tn'i?, hiiyii' ?iml ladles ! '>'>ts, in
eladiag Ibaatlsbrated "S:i:i^ Proof booti
for man, shllSran's, misses, ladies
gent? big! aad Im m
wide and heavy gaau fur QSatSS 1"??
I ?Imii earrj a line nf Isatbor and Anil?
ina;*.. Ilariieas and sole lent h. r cut to Bint
of all kind? inatlo tu order, ami lit and
material gn irantr-ed.
Believing that 1 ?an saveinoi.ey for yon
I respectfully nsk a Mi-?'.
II. P. iiisr.Y,
13 nor 91 nbor/r, Va.
?OSTON R?CHET STORE,
FTm mi (?ved from the Eastern Markets a large stock of
And i complete assortment of
Shoes and Queemteare?
I also offer big bargains in
of which we have a fine assortment.
of every description.
Give us a call if you want a
I Have Laid in the Largest Stock
Womeu's, Mens. Boy's, Girl's and Infant's
Ever Shown in tVoodstock.
My ladies shoes run in prices from $1.00 to $3.50, the $3,50 arc hand
: < Moid Ties $1.25 to $2.50 : men's shoes?fine $1.25 to 14.25 :
boy'sfi o $2 05 to 12.25; prl's $1.251082 25; infant's 30c to $1.25. kfw'i
:?-h ?es? iunoog them the celebrated "Walker Shoe-'
-J25?from $1.10 $2.25. 1 believe I have more shoes and
shoes for the prices than any store in the eolnty.
Ruga and Hassock's Window shades?-18 styles at 45, 50 55, 60 and
h I dare say, no such line has ever been displayed in the town.
Ginghams and Onttings
in m largo way?no 2 or 3 piece assortment. New white goods, in fact an
itock except t*0**y light summer goods.
These vnrx from 10 to $2 50?cloth. Also cottonadc in prices II 1 2
and | od aa eau be bought for the money.
Ribbons and Laces,
Hamburg an 1 towels. Do not buy until you have seen those?the
[f you need carpet, see my samples.
Just received a crate and have no place to display it, but can please you.
q m) m\ %) n) I \) S ?*?)<]
Largest Stock of Goods
Ever Offered In Woodstock.
W'v have ?nst received from the Eastern Markets a very large lot of
-AFRESH AND SEASONABLE GOODS&
ting of Ladies' Dress Goods, Ginghams, Outings, Flannels, Ladies
and (?cut's underwear. Also lot of Boots, Shoes, die., all of which
will be sold below any prices quoted.
tif* We want an endless quantity ot Batter, Eggs, Chickens and
Thankful for past favors, we solicit a coutinaance of ^me.
Yours to please,
BOWMAN A U1?GK.