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TOWN AND COUNTY NEWS.
Gathered, in And Around Town By Our
Resident And County
Arbuckle's and Lion Coffee 15c per lb at
Boston & S dB?
Mis.- Daisy Thompson is visiting friends
in Wythe county.
Mtssrs. Kufus and Charles Copeuhaver,
of the Cove, were in town Monday.
Mrs. Oregon Smith, widow of the Rev.
Tobias Smith.is visiting at Maj. Brittains.
Mr. J. H. Farmer who is an excellent
mechanic, a stonemason &c, has an :d
in this issue.
Peery & Doddmakea change in their
advertisement, which you will do well to
W. B. Sprat, Esq., Qf Rich lands, was in
town Monday and Tuesday on professional
Rev. J. M. Williams will preach in the
Methodist church on next Sunday morn?
ing at 11 o'clock.
Mrs.Dr. Stuart and Miss Bessie Sehon, of
Huntington,W. Va.,are visiting the family
of Mr. T. 1'. Bowen.
Miss Vivien Gillespie, who has been
visiting for several weeks in Roauoke, got
back home on Saturday.
Mr. Samuel J. Thompson had a fine
export steer kille 1 by lightning last week
on his farm in the Cove.
Buston & Sons bate reduced the price
Of their Obelisk Flour 50 cents per barrel,
lower grades much cheaper.
The Tazt .veil Drug Company makes a
change in its advertisement this week, to
which we call your attention.
?I. K. Jackson makes a change in his ad?
vertisement this week which presents some
interesting facts io his patrons.
Rev. Thomas C. Bittle conducted serv?
ices at Stras Memorial Church on last
Sunday morning at 11 o.clock.
The regular July term of the county
court of Tazewell county will begin next
Tuesday, Judge Stuart presiding.
Mrs. Sabra Young, who bad been visiting
at Penn San, N. V., for some weeks, got
back to Tazewell on last Friday.
The Celebrated Purple Top Turnip Seed
for sale at Buston & irons. If you want
turnips for winter use, this has no equal.
Dr. J. R. (.I'Mer^eevehasgoneto Marion
to attend a meeting of the board of
directors of the Southwestern Hospital.
Miss Salliellayes.a very charming young
lady, of Chatham Hill, Smythe county,
Va., is visiting her uncle, Dr. R. D.
Mr. and Mrs. H. W. Steel, who had
been speiulLgsome days at "Blue Sulphur
Inn,'" at Cedar Bluff, got back home on
just think of it! Snow-balling in mid?
summer! rhat's what the Tazewell Drug
Company is doing. The "Alaska Snow?
ball ' is delicious. Try it.
Mrs. T. P. Bowen and daughter, Miss
Ella, return today from an extended visit
to relatives in Greenbrier county and
Huntington, W. Va.
Mrs. Kate C. Peery went to Wytheville
something over a week ago, and returned
yesterday accompanied by her sister, Mrs.
Sarah A. B^cle, and her brother, Maj. W.
Rev. Thomas C. Bittle. of 3ryan, Texas,
and Professor of Modern Languages in the
State Agricultural College at that place, is
on a"visit to his si=ter, Mrs. Wm. C. Pen
The meeting of the stockholders of the
Clinch Valley Agricultural and Breeders'
Association has been delayed by the sick?
les of Capt.'Samuel Walton, who is pres?
ident of the association.
Messrs. Chapman & GdSespie have torn
away the eastern portion of the Buchanan
residence, on Main Street, recently pur?
chased by them, and will erect a commo?
dious law oflice,to which they will move as
soon as completed.
We luve just received a lot of Clothes
Baskets, Laundry Baskets and Market
.Baskets. The prices are away down.
The old stone wall in front of the High
School buiiding is being torn away and a
handsome, new wall will be put up in its
place. The contractors Vermillion &
Kinser, are now at work upon it, and the
job will be first-class.
In the marriage notice of Miss Lallte O.
Brown and Mr Houston W. Crockett last
week the compositor made a mistake and
put it Miss Lizzie. We wrote it very
plainly, but the type setter, it seems, was
determined to put it in wrong.
The editor was called to' Marion on
Tuesday afternoon to attend to important
business matters. If the local columns
Beould not be as well filled this week as
usual he pleads hi.-absence as excuse. All
the local news that could be gathered
before his departure was written up.
The Clinch Valley News announces that,
in response to a circular which it sent out,
its subscri))ers are coming in and paying
up: We haven't sent out a circu'ar but
think the friends and suscribers of the
Republican should come forward and
settle their dues. We have been carrying
a number for nearly a year.
Mr. Jos. S. Gillespie has gotten back
from Philadelphia where he went with his
daughter Miss Nanola last week. We are
glad to hear that the physicians who were
consulted gave a most encouraging diag?
nosis of Miss Nanola's condition. She
will remain in Philadelphia several weeks
and be treated by Dr. Hart, one of the
most celebrated physicians of that city.
It. E. James, B. Blanks P. G. C, and
Grand Recorder of the Grand Comman?
der}- of Knight Templars, and Grand
Secretary of tiie Grand Chapter Royal Arch
Musons of Virginia, was in town this week
on a tour of inspection, and inspected
Clinch Valley Couimandery.No. 20.,-K. T.
and O'KeeiTo Chapter No. 20. R. A. M.
The newly elected ollicers of Clinch Valley
Commantiery were iustalled by Sir Knight
Blank?, who was the first Grand Officer
who has ever visited them. Sir Kuight
Blanks goes from here to Graham to attend
the Southwest Royal Arch School of
Instruction, which is in session there this
week. The visit of this courtly Sir Knight
will long be remembered by the Sir Knights
of Clinch Valley Commandery.
NORTH TAZEWELL NEWS.
All kinds of weather.
O. F. Hughes, the lumber man,was with
us during tbc week.
The chain gang worked so well that the
Mayor turned them loose.
All the sick in town are somewhat better
today, and we hope for the speedy recov?
ery of all.
There have been fewer tramps around
lb.3 R. R. yards at this place this Summer
than for many years.
The log business at this point has been
suspended on account of no buyers.
Section Master L. 11. Gregory is putting
in new ties and giving the railroad a gen?
Mr. Hunt, who has charge of the tele?
graph olT.ce at Gray, W. Va., has been vis?
iting friends in the city duiing the >veek.
Granville Myers, one of the oldest Meth?
odist preachers in this county, died in
Horse Pen Cove last week.
Seven of the female citizens of Blacks
burg were up before his honor Mayor
Beavers on last Friday, but from a lack
of evidence all were discharged.
Rev. VV. C. Foster,who has taken charge
of the Baptist Church at Tazewell, was
circulating among the members of his
church at this place last week.
Misses Gracie Crockett and Lyde Tynes
paid their friend Miss Helen Fudge a visit
of several days last week.
A. G. Riser, the M-Cormick agent, put
upeeveral of that firm's reapers and binders
in different sections of the county last week
and week before.
W. A. Whitley has been at Pocahontas
for several weeks looking after his hotel
property at that place.
Miss Melissa Riser, a lovely Russell
County young lady, who has been visiting
her cousin,Miss Lou Riser.for several weeks
left for her home on Tuesday. Her many
friends hope she will make her next visit
Mrs. W. A. Whitley was badly hurt by
her horse falling with her as she returned
from a visit to friends in Baptist Valley.
She is able to be out, but sutlers from
the bruises about her head and body.
North Tazewelil, July 14, 1897.
Tazewell Must Have Them, or Its Growth
In the past five years the growth of our
town and population and trade has been
very satisfactory. About five years ago
the population of the town was in the
neighborhood of seven hundred souls. By
a recent census, made by Mr. John H.
Lewis, the population of Tazewell, within
the corporate limits, was found to be
twelve hundred and sixty-five, an increase
of nearly ninety per cent. This increase
has been due to several causes, the build?
ing of the Clinch Valley railroad and the
starting of small manufacturing enterprises
in the town and at the station being the
chief factors in producing it. The growth
was healthy and substantial, and it ought
to be the earnest desire of every citizen to
see it continue.
In our judgment there is one course that
must be pursued or tue town will not
move much more. There must be more
industrial enterprises started. Factories
to work up a vast amount of line timber
that lies all around us could be made val?
uable investments. A knitting mill
wouldn't be a bad idea,and a foundry and
machine shop properly run would pay
handsomely. There are many other en?
terprises that could be made profitable and
that would add greatly to the population
and trade of the town. Interest in such
matters will have to be awakened, or the
growth of the town will be stopped. The
town can't reach a much higher point
in business and population by the simple
building of storehouses and dwellings.
We are pleased to state that the con?
dition of Mr. John Thompson is much
more hopeful than last week.
Mr. T. M. Ratliif remains very sick,
with no improvement, we learn, since our
Miss Nai.nie Higginbotham, who has
been very sick at Mr. J. W. Chapman's, is
The little daughter of Mr. W. T. Gillee
pie, whose serious illness we noted last
week, is much better.
No Health Meeting.
What's the matter "with the citizens of
the town? Have they become indillerent
to the health regulations of the p.ace? The
Mayor, Mr. J. A. Greever, by direction
of the town council, called a meeting of
the citizens for last Saturday after?
noon, to select a Board of Health;
and not a citizen attended. Every well
regulated town or community now has a
Board of Health, and Tazewell ought not
be behind. It is true that the health of
the community is now very gcod, but that
is no reason why proper steps should not
be taken to keep it so.
Base Ball Entertainment.
The members of the Tazewell baseball
club gave a supper last night to help bear
the expenses of the Blue?eld club, which
is billed to play two games at this place on
Monday next. We have not been in?
formed as to the success of the entertain?
Mesdames Hufford and Lynch acted as
chaperons, Miss Nellie Hufford and Misses
Lena and Pansy Alexander, as waiters.
You may hunt the world over and you
will not find another medicine equal to
Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and
Diarrhoea Remedy for bowel complaints.
It is pleasant, safe and reliable. For sale by
J. E. Jackson, druggist.
MOST IMPRESSIVE SERVICES
Honors to the Late United States Sen?
ator isham G, Harris.
SOLEMN SCENES IN THE SENATE,
The President and Cabinet and the Diplo?
matic Corps Surrounded the Casket
?The Room Draped in Mourning.
Washington, July, 10.?Senate?Im?
pressive funeral services over the late
Senator Isham G. Harris occurred in the
Senate Chamber at noon to-day, in the
presence of President McKinley and the
Cabinet, Senators and members of the
House of Representatives, members of the
Diplomatic Corps, Justices of the
Supreme Court and officials from all
branches of public life.
The chamber had been elaborately
draped for the occasion. The desk of the
late Senator was heavily bound in crepe
with a crepe scarf thrown over the vacant
In the semi-circular area, immediately
in front of the presiding ollicer, stood the
casket, resting on heavy draped pedestals,
and literally buried in floral offerings. On
the plate was inscribed.
"Died July 7, 1S97,
Isham G. Harris,
Aged 72 years.'"
The President and his Cabinet were an?
nounced at 12:25 o'clock, and President
McKinley came first,accompanied by Sena?
tor Sherman with .Secretaries Gage, Alger,
Wilson, Attorney-General McKenna, and
Secretary Porter following.
They were seated in front semi-ciicle to
the right, the President in the aisle and
before the dower covered casket. Across
the aisle was the escort of Senators, each
wearing a broad white silk badge of
mourning from shoulder to hip.
The services were brief and simple, con?
sisting only of prayer by. Rev. Mr. John?
ston, Rev. Dr. Duffy, of the Methodist
Episcopal Church, South, and Chaplain
Conden, of the House of Represntatives,
the latter pronounced the benediction.
At 12:30. p. m. the ceremony was
over, and, on motion of Senator Bate, of
Tennessee, the Senate adjourned.
Without formality President McKinley
and the other officials retired from the
chamber with an honorary guard about it,
the doors to the tloor and galleries being
closet! after 1 o'clock.
The casket remained in the Senate until
9 o'clock, when it was born to the funeral
train for the late Senator's home.
CEDAR BLUFF ITEMS.
Some of our teachers are arranging to
attend the Normal at Richlands.'
Henry White is at home again from
Plenty of rain and corn growing rapidly;
but haying and wheat stacking in the back
Mr. T. A. Repass is at home from Paint
Lick, and will attend the Normal at Rich
Rev. Adams, the pastor of the M. E.
church south, has gone to Big Rock,
Buchanhan county, to conduct a quarterly
meeting for Bro. Frazier, the presidsng
Bro. P. J. Lockhart preached another of
his most excellent sermons at this place
Sunday. We are always glad to have Bro.
Lockhart wijh us, and feel better after
hearing him preach. He has a wonderful
gift in preaching the words of eternal lift;.
The family of our genial physician Dr.
Baylor, is visiting at the home of Mr. S. J.
Thompson, near Liberty Hill.
Uncle Joe White has had his hair cut
and washed his face and looks much better
since the change. ~~
We are glad to note that Wade H. Peery
and Ed.Laird,who have typhoid fever,are '
doing well, their speedy recovery is hoped
Some of our young men were tossing
croquet balls on the grounds at the Blue
Sulphur Inn. Among them was our most
affable depot agent, who not being good
on a catch let a ball pass through his hands,
which striking him squarely on the forehead
laid him low on the grass. He says ho saw
more lights and heard more noist s than
ever a depot agent saw or heard before.
Miss. Tiilie Witten, of L'naka, is visting
her sister Mrs. S. H. I-aird.
It is about time we were looking for a
candidate for the Legislature. I^et us be
sure to nominate a good man and then be
sure to elect him. As Davy Crockett said:
Be sure you are ri^ht, then go ahead.
POUNDING MILL ITEMS.
Everybody is laying by corn and stack?
Rev. Jas. Gillespie and-Johnson are
conducting a protracted meeting here this
week. We wish them success.
Mr. S. D. Claypool.of Steelesburg,passed
through town on Monday, on his way
to Beach Fork, to work at a saw mill of
Mr. C. H. Hunt, of Welch, W. Va., was
here Sunday, on his way to Lebanon, as a
witness in the case of Gase vs. Bradshaw.
The case was decided in favor of the
Miss Alice Hunt and Hattie Griffith, of
this place, have gone to Graham, to visit
their aunt, Mrs. H. W. Hetton.
Air. \Wm. Neil, of Paint Lick, was in
town today on business.
Messrs. J. D. and T. L. Hunt.of Pleasant
Grove, are attending our meeting at this
place quite regular.
There were several white people attend?
ed the colored services at Gillespie, last
"July 13, 1897.
WELL, VA., THTJ]
Probable That Some Arrangement Will
be Made With Democrats.
Speaking of the Ohio and Virginia cam?
paigns, Senator Butler said,that there were
no developments which could be discussed.
"In Ohio," said he, "there are 50,000
voting Populists. They have not yet fused
with the Democrats, nor will they, unless
the basis of agreement is an equitable one.
In Virginia,it is probable that some amica?
ble arrangement will be made between the
Democrats aud Populists"''
Senator Butler would not give the prob?
able programme to be followed in Virginia.
It was leurned from other sources, how?
ever, that the Populists, when they meet
at Roauoke on the 25th inst., would prob?
ably nominate a ticket and then appoint a
committee to confer with the Democrats
when the latter hold their convention.
This committee will probably be given the
authority to withdraw any or all of the
Populist nominees, provided that the Dem?
ocrats meet the Populists in adequate fu?
sion. It is said that the Republicans have
already made overtures to the Populists
for a combination, but this, of course, will
not be agreed to.
By the West Virginia M.ners, but They
Don't Go Out.
Wheeling, W. Va., July 12?A Gieat
change has come over the miners in this
State. The operators do not disguise
their intentions to do their best to keep the
organizers from doing effective work.
Meetings were held at Thacker, Elkhorn
and Bluetield last night, but nodetiinite
action was taken, though sympathy for
the strike was expressed.
Governor Atkinson and Adjutant Gen?
eral Appleton are preparing for trouble,
and live hundred stands of arms have
been secured from the government for the
militia, with a half a million rounds of
ammunition, including gat ling cartridges
The militia will be used as soon as occasion
requires. All the commanders hare been
communicated with and ordered to be
The Cleveland, Lorraine ami Wheeling
Railroad began today hauling West Vir?
ginia coal. There has been no trouble
thus far, as the strike leaders are trying to
keep their men from creating disturbances.
Hasn't Missed a Meal.
"Typhoid fever left me with a bad stom?
ach trouble. The medicines 1 tried did
not relieve me until I began taking Hood's
Sarsaparilla. This medicine relieved my
stomach trouble and I am now able to
work every day and have not missed a
meal since taking Hood's Sarsaparilla."
E. M. Davidson,
Box 57, Cherry Camp, W. Va.
HOOD'S PILLS at e the best after-dinner
pills; assist digestion, cure headache. 25c.
^DAY, JULY 15, 1J
THE SULTAN MUST YIELD.
Sharp Replies from Crowned Heads of
NO AID, EVEN FROM THE KAISER.
But the Moslem Ruler is Still Defiant and
Wants to take a Hand Again in
Consta ntinoplb, July 11.?Queen Vic?
toria, Emperor William, Emperor Nicho?
las, President Fame and King Humbert
have replied to the telegrams received by
them from the Sultan, and all give advice
similar to that sent by Emperor Francis
Emperor William says in substance that
he regrels his inability to dissociate him?
self from the views held by the other
Replies to the circular of the Turkish
Government to the Powers relative to the
frontier question have also been received
by the Ambassadors. They all decline to
admit the Turkish pretensions.
The Porte has sent another circular to
the Powers, proposing that, in view of the
disturbed condition existing in Crete, Tur?
key send reinforcements to the island. To
this the Powers have also replied, endeav?
oring to dissuade the Porte from such a
This latest proposal on the part of the
Turkish Government is held to indicate
that the Sultan does not intend to yield in
regard to Iii?; frontier question.
London, July 12.?The Times, Berlin
correspondent Bays the Sultan's telegram
to Emperor William asked the Emperor to
consider the representations made by the
Turkish Ambassador at the German For?
eign Ollice and to support them in the Eu?
Komi:, July 11.?The Italia publishes a
report of an interview with M. StoiloiT, the
Bulgarian Prime Minister, in which he
says that Prince Ferdinand has no present
intention of proclaiming himself King of
Bulgaria, but that Ibis would come with
the settlement of affairs between Turkey
and Greece. M. Stoiloff says he is con?
vinced that Turkey-never believed in the
possibility of her retaining Thessaly.
GOMEZ OUTWITS WEYLER.
The Spanish Leader Abandons His Cam?
paign in the East.
Havana, July Sth?All the plans ofGen
eal Weyler in the east have been blighted
by the clever movements of Gomez lo the
west. When Weyler thought he could
safely withdraw forty battalions from the
province of .Matanzas, Havana and Binar
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8 Note of 8
It will serve as a guide to your purse
strings, and will keep you in remembrance
of three facts, which if acted upon at once,
will save you tome money.
It Is This:
About sixteen pieces of Oriental and Val?
enciennes laces, seventy-five pairs of Misses'
and Children's Hose and nine pieces of Or?
gandies, Dimities, Lawns, etc , all choice,
new and stylish goods; no objectioms can
you find to them, except, they will not do
service after this season?they are for Sum?
mer only, and are on sale in
with prices so low that they will move as fast
as the very best did at a profit, in the midst of
The laces are going at 4c, Oc and 7?c a
yard (II to 4 inches wide.) The Misses' and
Children's Hose at 5c a pair, and the line Or?
gandies, Etc., all at the same price?11c a yard
(worth 15c to 22he a yard.)
T herefore, if you are interested, come now,
don't wait ten or twenty days to get choice.
As we said in the beginning, "act at once
and you will save money."
When you visit this sale, which begins to
day,you will not need the memoranda book
in which you have written on the above
Wie Are Now Selling
A special price will be made to our patrons who have a
Standing order 20 lbs each day. There will be an
extra vharge for ice sent out after 7 o'clock a. nr., as the
loss from melting increases much more during the heat of
the day. W'c do not sell less than 5 cents worth; and just
there we,wish to call your attention to the fact that we are
better prepared to keep
Meats, Fruits, Elb., but more especially Lemons and
Cheese. In warm weather Lemons get dry and hard un?
less kept cool, a**l Cheese soon gets strong. All house?
keepers know this. Buy from us and you will always get
MICE. FRESH MS,
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del Rio to crush General Garcia in the east
General Gomez, who was believed by tie
Spaniards to be with a few followers in
Santa Clara Province, fell suddenly on
Matanzos with 6,000 men.
General Weyler has been obHged to
abandon his Santiago de Cuba" campaign
and march hurriedly back west to stop
Gomez's western advance if he can* What
is sadder still fot Weyler is the fact that
behind his columns ?omes General Garcia
also, who after moving to the east from
Ciego de Avila to meet^Weyler. when he
saw that the Spaniards were withdrawing
to the west, again approached the rrocha
with bis artillery, with }he evident aim of
forcing it and attacking the Spanish rear
SICK AND WjOUNDEfi.
A Thousand Spanish Soldiers Return
Havana, July 10.?General Fuentes
and Pavaia sailed to-day for Spain. -Due
thousand wounded soldiers from the
Sancti Spiritus district also departed for
General Ruiz reports having defeated
bands of insurgents near Papayas, captur?
ing their camps and destroying hundreds
of huts and plantations.
According to official reports, Qolntin
Banderas, being closely pursued b# gov?
ernment troops, has been obliged to with?
draw from the Trinidad district and re?
tire to Sancti Spiritus. The same author?
ity states that Banderas failed in his effort
to unite his forces with these of General
The first installment of negro Cuban
emigrants bound tor the Congo Free State,
visited Generl Ahumada yesterday and left
to-day for their new homes, where they
will be engaged under tiie auspices of the
King ?f Belgium in the cultivation of
Insurgent Forces la the Prownce. Other
Madrid, 12.?A dispatch from Havana
says two of the principal bands of insur?
gents are now in the province ti Havana,
and arms and ammunition a* e being landed
at various points along the coast.
Upward of twenty-eight thousand Span?
iards are sick, and there are seven
thousand patients in Havana hospitals.
There is a great scarcity of provisions,
owing to the delay of the authorities in
making payment to contractors.
The statement of the Official GaztHe in
regard to the affairs of the Bank of Spain
has caused a great deal of comment.
The bank notes in circulation exceed
the amount the bank authorized to issue
by 136,000,000 peseta*
The proper way to build health is to
make the blood iich and pure by taking
Hood's Sarsaparilla, the one true blood
The McKinley Equipoise.
If those who have seen most of him since
the 4th of March were asked what trait ofthe
President's character had impressed them
especially, they would say, hia marvelous
[ self-control. The adjective is right. The
' McKinley temper is marvelous. In the
four years of a Presidential term tue first
quarter is the most trying. Tins President
has passed through the ordeal Tli? Jirst
'evidence of irritation is yet to be if died.
Mr. McKinley is a man of convictions. He
does hot hesitate to expres* disapproval.
Bat he never yields to the petulance which,
attends upon annoyances. There liave
' been great men in the White House, but
' history records explosions of passion from
? Washington all of the way down the line
I to the present exception. This equipoise
of Mr. McKinley is so remarkable that it
: has been spoken of frequently as a natural
gift of great worth. The possesors b.aye
been congratulated as if it was an
inheritance. The truth i?, this complete
self-comniand is second, not first, nature
wich Mr. McKinley. It was acquired by
such rigid training as seldom faJJ% to the
lot of man.
"I remember McKinley,'' said oneof his
oldest friends, "as a man with his full
share of impulsiveness. The time was,when
he gave way as other men do under strain
or provocation. Do you want to know
what wrouorh! the change? For twenty
five years this man has stood between his
wife and all that might give her the slight?
est worry. No matter what the load hef
was bearing, he has never failed to wear
in her presence a smiling face*. What?
ever emotions might be surging under?
neath, he iias appeared calm and placid
on the suiface. This frail being owes her
life to his shielding care. Self control
was born of that twenty-five years of de?
votion. There you have the whole expana
tion of what is so admirable In MoKinley'f
character."?St. Louis Globe Ifcmocrat,.
A young man by the name of John Ter?
rier who, lived in Matthews county, was
bitten on the back of the hand by a fox.
The abrasion soon healed and nothing
more was thought of it until Tuesday, the
Gth inst., when the hand became inflamed,
swollen, and painful. Spasms and con?
vulsions followed, ami he died in great
agony on the night of the 7th with what
was thought to be hydrophobia.
A local option was held at Uartinsville j
on the 10th iust. The result was 3GS votes'1
for license and 1S4 against license, the
wets getting a majority of 1S4.
The Democrats of Warren ami Clark
counties have nominated S. S. Thomas,
of Clark as their candidate for tke House
of Delegates. The two counties gjject only
Col. John S. Mosby is visiting his,
j daughter, Mrs. Campbell. He is looking
j as well and vigorous as ever, although be
says that the shock be received in the acci
fdent at the Univel ty of Virginia lasjy
I Spring was so severed at he does not ex
! pect to fully recover Vrom its effects for
The bullet proof cloth invented by a
j Monk by the name of Zeiglen was tested
(at Chicago on the 10th inst, the inventor
of tte Republican is constantly.inereas*
ing. A fine advertising niediuru.
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doubt the Quest Rye produced at
the price. We guarantee same.
6 full Qts. 4.50 per case.
L. Lazarus & Co,
A two year old whiskey made
in the State that bears is name.
Made by old copper still open lire
L. Lazarus & Co.
OLD VA. GLADE 25o
This is a elegant three year old
Maryland live pronounced by ex?
perts to be A 1.
L Lazarus & Co.
GEORGIA CORN 15o
Two years old, copper stilled by
open fire process.
L Lazarus and Co,
Made in mountains of Virginia.
A pleasant, soft and elegant drink.
Lazarus m Co,
$1.50, $2, $2.50, $3. & $4.
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being tiie target. Revolvers and rides of
large and small bore were fired at him, but
none of the balls penetrated the covering
and Zeiglen was unhurt.
Six thousand champagne corks were
among the effects of Charles S. Newhall
absconding treasurer of the Melrose Co?
operative Bank of Boston. No wonder he
was a defaulter.
It is announced that the stock of raw
tugar in this country, Cuba and Europe is
so large that any advance in the price for
the present will be unwarranted.
Governor Bushneli, who is again the
candidate of the Republican party for
Governor of Ohio, serins to have no doubt
of the political tight in that State. He has
recently said: "Last Fall at Waverly Mr.
Chapman told me ami a crowd of gentle?
men that Bryan would carry Ohio by
?O.???. I told him then that he was mis?
take::, and now, when he talks about
carrying Ohio next Fall, I must tell him
something?that he is mistaken. I have
every confidence that the Republicans will
win this Fall. Our campaign will be about
six weeks long, commencing the middle
of September. We wiil make a short,
sharp, aggressive fight, and will win.
Mr. C. L Hasbrouck, a druggist at Men
don, Mich., says all of the good testimon?
ials that have been published by the manu?
facturers of Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera
and Diarrhoea Remedy could be duplicated
in that town. For Sale by J. E. Jackson,
STRAS MEMORIAL EPISCOPAL CbTRCH.
First and Third Sundays of the month
at 11 a. m. and 7:30 p. nr.
Holy Communion?First Sunday at 11
Sunday school every Sunday at 9:30
A hearty welcome is extended to all.
Rev. W. ?. Bickxek,
_ _ Pastor.
Methodist Episcopal Cliu 'ch South.
Pdblic worship of God on the 1st and
3rd Sundays at II A. M., on the 2nd and
4th at 7:80 P. M.
Meeting for prayer, Wednesday at 7:30.
P. M. Sabbath School at 9:30 P. M.
Meeting of Epirorth League each Mon?
day night at 7:30., The third Monday
night of each month being devoted tb
A most cordial welcome is extended to all.
Isaac P. Maktin, Pastor.
Baptist Church Services.
Sunday school every Sunday at 9:30 a.
hi; preaching 2nd and 4th Sundaysat 11 a.
nr., and on 1st and 3d Sundays at S:30 p.
m.; B. Y. P. U. every Monday a 8:30 p.
m.; Missionary Society 2d and 4th Sun?
days at 4 p. m. All are invited to attend.
Str angers welcome. W. C. FoSTEB,
J. H. FARMER,
All kinds of stone and brick. work and
p'astering done. Bids and estimates made
on all kinds of work in my line. Inspec?
tion of my work in Tazeweil invited. Also
1 me kiln builder. Call on or address
J. 11. FARMER, Tazeweil, Va.