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CEDAR BLUFF ITEMS.
That snake is dead.
She was restless hut in cheerful hope
awaited his return.
Mr. J. H. Kirby attended the Confer?
ence on Sunday in the Cove.
Misses Carper and Brown, who have
l?een visiting Miss Maria Laird returned to
Graham on Sunday.
Rev Mac Williams preached for us on
Sunday at 11 o'clock and at night. Mr.
Williams is consecrated to his work. May
God be with you brother
The Sunday School at Wingets Chapel
is still thriving, and we hope those who
are active in the work wi 11 continue to
serve the Master in that way.
The meeting at brother Shawvers last
Saturday night was conducted by Rev.D.A.
Rev. L. O. Adams has returned from
District Conference, where he had been
for the past week.
Capt. P. Browning was in our town to?
day with a load of the golden grain to be
Where is "Charley Ross?" Our sport,
Mr. W. H. White left thiB evening, and
has not been heard from. He was last
seen going toward the depot.
That's right, keep her in good heart old
Mr. Anthony Christian was in. town to?
day on business.
Appointments for preaching by Kev. W.
A. Gaines, of I>ebanon, Va., was announced
some day ago as follows: Wingets Chapel.
Friday at noon and at this place at night,
August 6th- Bro Gain es arrived by Thurs?
day's east bound train, attended the cot?
tage prayer meeting at the home of brother
Repass and spent the night with Joseph
White. On Friday morning your corres?
pondent accompanied him to the Chapel.
In spite of the constant rain a good con?
gregation assembled. The minister gave
us an earnest sermon from Mark, 10:30.
Returned to the Bluffin the afternoon. We
went at the hour for night serv ice to the
Methodist church where a good congre?
gation met in spite of the rain and mud.
Sro Gaines selected his text from Titus,
2:11. The sermon made a profound im?
August 10th 1897.
What Tommy Said.
Uncle John?Well, what do you mean to
be when you get to be a man?
Little Tommy (promptly)?A doctor.like
Uncle John (quizically)?Indeed; and
which do you intend to be, an allopath or
Little Tommy?I don't know- what them
awful big words mean, Uncle John; but
that don't make no difference.'cause I ain't
goin' to be either of'em. I'm ju?t goin' to
be a family doctor an' give all my patient*
Hood's Harsaparilla, 'cause my pa says
that if he is a doctor, he's 'bliged to own
up that Hood's Sarsaparilla is the best fam?
ily medicine he ever saw in his life.
Senator McEnery at Home.
Senator McKnery delivered a speech
before the Choctaw Club of New Orleans
Wednesday night, explaining his poeition
on the tariff question and his vote on the
Mr. McEnery was the only Democratic
Senator who voted for the Dingley bill,
and his course, he told his constituents,
was dictated by two reasons: (1) The bill
carried substantial protection to the inter?
ests of the whole country, the South's in
UreBts along with others. He considered
that the South's present interests needed
protection. The South as a huge plantation
had no stake in protection. But that day
had passed, and now when ner manufac?
turing and mineral interests were to be
considered, their development could only
be secured by the means that had proved
successfull elsewhere. (2) What he was
asking and assisting in obtaining for his
section he was willing to vote to bestow
upon other sections. The sugar interesL
of Louisiana had no greater claim upon
the consideration of the protection senti?
ment of Congress than had the different
interests of other States represented in
that body. Mr. McEnery's reference to
the Sugar Trust was that the fight that the
Trust made in the Senate and the defeat
to which, in the end, the Trust was obliged
to go. He praised the sugar schedule
prepared by the House, and declared that
it eliminated all trusts inilueuces, which
had been so potent in the previous Con?
gress and had been able to dictate the
the sugar schedule of the Wilson bill. Of
the amendments offered by the Democrats,
to restore the ad valorem duties of the
Wilson bill, Mr. McEnery pointed out that
"it received the support of the opponents
of the bill and the Sugar Trust, for no bet?
ter schedule could have been asked by the
Trust. It was the schedule which it dic?
tated, and the one under which it so
rapidly progressed to power and influence.
?Wash. (D. C.) Star.
The Change the People Got in 1894.
Boston Journal, Rep].
The people voted for change. They got
it. Even before the Gorman-Wilson mon?
strosity went into effect prices began to go j
down. The cost of living was cheapened.
Nobody has denied that?no body
will deny it. But?and here is the vital
fact which very soon made the people j
excediDgly weary of their "change"
?wages began to drop even before j
prices did. Tbey fell faster and they fell [
farther. Of what advantage is the re?
duction in price of, say, foreign woolens
from $2 to $1.75 per yard to the machanic
whose daily pay has been sliced down from
$2 to $1.50?or, may be, cutoff altogether?
What gain is it to the working woman if
12} cents is snipped off the cost of foreign
eillu, when at the same time her wages are |
reduced 25 per cent., or she is dismissed
because of a "falling off in business?"
AT OUR STORE
You suit yourself in style.
We guarantee the quality,
and the price takes care of
Read our ad in this and
every other issue of this paper.
To Care Constipation Forever.
Take Cascarets CandyCathartlc. 10cor?5c.
If C. C C. fall to care, druggists refund money.
Florida Wants to Be in the Swim.
There is no doubt of decided improve?
ment in business ami an increase of capital
seeking investment. In Florida we must
do our best to get our share. No State in
the Union offers advantages to capital
superior to those offered by Florida; but
capital is sought?it rarely seeks?and the
success of our State depends much more
on the energy of its people than (?x the
advantages that nature has eo generously
Ex-Senator Sanders.of Montana,who has
reached Washington, repeats the general
testimony that there are signs of business
revival throughout the West, and that,
while the active improvement is not great
as yet, the stronger hopefullness is very
manifest. Mr. Sanders' view of the sit?
uation is conservative. In fact, he might
have made it 8tiil more sanguine without
risk of getting himself classed with the ad?
vance agents of Prosperity; but Iiis words
lose nothing in value from their mod?
eration, and they will add to the tonic eflect
now being imparted to the bueines system
by the favorable reports of business better?
ment from so many different quarters?
Philadelphia Record, (Dem).
The British Government has informed
the American bimetallic commission that
it will probably reply to the proposals of
the commission on behalf of the United
Slates in October. Senator Wolcott has
received a reply from Sir Michael Hicks
Beach, chancellor of the exchequer, in
which he expressed a fear that the
British government was not yet in a
position to reply to the proposals of the
envoys of the United States and the French
ambassador cn the question of an inter?
Secretary of the Interior Cornelius N.
Bliss is spoken of as the Republican can?
didate for Mayor of Greater New York.
When he entered the Cabinet he told the
President he would serve throughout the
Administration. His candidacy,therefore,
depends upon President McKinley.
Dr. Otto Nordenskiold, the Artie
explorer, in an interview at Vienna, ex?
pressed the opinion that Her Andrec has
landed on the North Asiatic corner of the
J. L. Johnson, of Chicago, recently
bought at auction for #3750, the bed upon
which "Bonnie Prince Charlie" used to
sleep. The old relic is now on its way to
Mayor Harrison, of Chicago, who is one
of the best athletes in public life, recently
made a record of 82 fish and 67 woodcock
in one day's sport near Skanee Station,
Rev. Dwight L. Moody has denied the
report recently circulated throughout New
England to the effect that he intended to
give up evangelical work to be succeeded
by Rev. William Patterson, of Toronto.
Mrs. Ballington Booth recently addressed
the convicts at Joliet, III., and told of the
work of the Salvation Army. At the con?
clusion of her address nearly 300 convicts
rose and signified a wish to be enrolled as
members of the army.
The Rev. Dr. Brewster will be consecra?
ted as bishop coadjutor in Trinity church,
New Haven, on the same day that the
centenary of the consecration of Dr. Jarvis,
second bishop of Connecticut, is celebrated.
The date has not yet been decided upon.
Senator Hawley, who was instrumental
in securing for the city of Hartford the fig?
urehead of the old battleship Hartford,
suggests placing the old trophy in the State
House, near the ancient Charter, the old
flags and the statuesof Buckingham, Hale,
Knowlton and Putnam.
ODDS AND ENDS.
There are 25G railway stations within a
six-mile radius of St. Paul's Cathedral,
Ixmdon, while within a twenty-mile radius
there are nearly 400.
The British can now send a closed letter
to any part of the British Isles for 1 penny,
provided it does not weigh more than one
The surviving members of the Virginia
secession convention, are to write out their
recollections of its sessions at the request of
the Virginia Historical Society.
A naturalist fays he has seen in New
York on the hats of women the feathers of
173 different kinds of wild birds, including
forty species, of which thirty-two are pro?
tected by law under a fine of $25.
An advertisement in an English paper
reads: "Wanted, place as house parlor
maid, 24; good waiting and needlework;
neat; no fringe; abstainer." The "no
fringe" means that the maid is not a wearer
of curled bangs.
The snuff used by the Pope is made in
America. This particular snuff goes direct
from Baltimore to the Vatican. It is the
highest priced snuff in the world, and its
value is increased several times above the
original cost after the customs duties have
been paid to the Italiau government.
"Let me give you a pointer," said M. F.
I Gregg.a popular conductor on the Missouri
j Pacific railroad. "Doyouknow that Cham?
berlain's Colic.Cholera and Diarrhoea Rem?
edy cures you when you have the stomach
ache? Well, it does." And after giving this
friendly bit of advice, the jolly conductor
passed on down the aisle. It is a fact that
thousands of railroad and traveling men
never take a trip without a bottle of this
remedy, which is the best cure for bowel
disorders in the world. 25 and 50 cent bot?
tles for sale by J. E. Jackson, Druggist.
Everybody Says So.
Cascarets Candy Cathartic, the most won?
derful medical discovery of the age, pleas?
ant and refreshing to the taste, act gently
and positively on kidneys, liver and bowels
cleansing the entire system, dispel colds,
cure headache, fever, habitual ccustipatioD
and biliousness. Please buy and try a box
of C. C. C. to-day; 10,25, 50 cents. Sold and
guaranteed to cure by all druggists.
Don't Tobacco Spit and Smoke Tour life An?y.
To quit tobacco easily and forever, be mag
netlc. full of life, nerve and vigor, take No-To
Bac, the wonder-worker, that makes weak men
strong. Ail druggists, 60c or 11. Cure guaran?
teed. Booklet and sample free. Address
Sterling Remedy Ca, Chicago or New York
Educate Yonr Bowel? With Cascarets.
Candy Cathartic, cure constipation forevel.
10c, 25.-. It C. C. C. fail, druggists refund money.
To Core Constipation Forever.
Take Cascarets Candy Cathartic. 10c or 25c,
If C. C C. fall to cure, druggists refund monev.
Wholesale Liquor Dealer
IN POCAHONTAS, VA.
Gibson's Pure Rye.?1.25
Finch Golden Wedding. 1.25
Guckenheiiner Old Rye. 1.25
Goodman's Private Stock (1S60). 1.15
Belle of Nelson. 1.00
Spring<lale Pure Rye. 1.00
Baker's Pure Rye.~ 1.00
Buffers Malt Whisky. 1.00
Old Time Kentucky Rye. 80
White Mills Old Bourbon. 75
Old Virginia Glades Pure Rye. 75
Honeymoon Pure Kentucky Rye. CO
Imperial Cabinet. CO
White Rye (4 years old).....
White Rye.$1.50 and 2.00
North Carolina Corn Whisky. 1.50 and 2.20
Purest Alcohol for Druggists. 3.00
Any of the above brands in cases of any size.
IMPORTED AND DOMESTIC BRANDIES
Apple (old country-made). 50
Peach (Virginia-made). 75
California Peach. 1.00
Blackberry Brandy. 50
Distilled Blackberry Brandy. 1.25
Ginger Brandy. 50
Peach and Honey. 50
Rock and Rye. 50
Booth & Co.'s Old Tom. 1.00
G. H. Mumm & Co.'s Extra Dry.$3.20
Piper Heidsiek, Grand Sec. 3.25
$1.50 to 3.50
1.50 to 2.25
1.50 to 2.00
1.50 to 2.00
2.00 to 3.00
Strict attention paid to mail orders.
TEACHING BY PHONOGRAPH.
Novel Scheme of n Jiew York Profes?
sor of Languages to Save Labor.
The phonograph, which has passed
through many commercial vicissitudes,
has proved itself a most practical and
valuable device in a field originally
unthought of. For the last five years
a New York professor of languages has
taught various tongues by phonograph
in all parts of the world, but especially
in South America and Mexico. He fur?
nishes a text book, say for Spaniards to
learn English, arranged in 20 lessons.
These lessons are also given in his own
voice on 20 cylinders. Accompanying
these transcribed cylinders are 20 blank
ones. The graphophonc, which is a
variation of the phonograph, is found a
convenient instrument to send to the
pupil. There is also sent a cylinder
containing a lesson in any language,
with a chapter or scene from a comedy
or a novel, or with a song or a ballad.
Blank cylinders for the return mes?
sages or recitations cost 20 cents apiece.
The pupil, thus equipped, opens the
book at the first lesson, puts the tubes
into his ears and starts the machine
slowly. He repeats this practice on
any passage, again and again, more and
more rapidly, until he is thoroughly
familiar with every intonation and ac?
cent. Having in this way mastered the
first lesson he puts one of the blank
cylinders in the machine and answers
the questions of the lesson. This cylin?
der, inclosed in a little box, goes back
to the teacher, who, with a stenog?
rapher by his side, listens to the recita?
tion and dictates his corrections and
criticism. The letter and cylinder go
back to the pupil, who compares his
own utterances with the original cyl?
inder at the points indicated in the
teacher's letter and is enabled to tell
wherein his defect Bes and how to cure
Over 1,000 phonographs have been
Eold for this purpose. Its immense
value as a teacher lies in the fact that it
uever wearies and will go on repeating
the same passages either with the
same or varied intonation for thou?
sands of times, if necessary, so that the
pupil can learn by assiduous practice
to reproduce the finest shades of in?
flection and thus acquire a purity of
accent that could only be otherwise
attained by long residence in the coun?
try where the language is spoken. An
extension of this idea, which has al?
ready taken shape, is the giving of vo?
cal lessons by phonograph. This, how?
ever, is a much more complex matter,
and It is doubtful whether it can be
made more than a qualified success.
One of the most vital things in singing
Is color, and this is just what most
phonographs fail to reproduce. If an
instrument can be made that can be re?
lied upon to do this the burden of vocal
teaching can be greatly lightened, and
American students of singing can en
joy a European course of tuition with
out needing to cross the ocean for it.?
Put one cup of sugar into a bowl, and
grate over it the rind of two large
lemons. (Be careful only to grate off
the yellow part.) Then press out the
lemons, strain the juice and pour it
over the sugar, add half cup cold water,
stir for a few minutes. Cover and let
stand for 15 minutes, then stir until
the sugar is dissolved; strain the sirup
through a sieve, put it in a quart pitch
er, fill with ice water and serve. Tea?
spoons are not necessary.?Brooklyn
Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and Dial
rhoea Remedy always affords prompt re
lief. For sale by J. E. Jackson, druggist
An Old Idea.
Every day strengthens the belief of emi?
nent physicians that impure blood is the
cause of most of our diseases. Twenty-five
years ago this theory was used as a basis for
the formula of Browns' Iron Bitters. The
remarkable cures effected by this famous
remedy are sufficient to prove the theory
correct. Browns' Iron Bitters are sold by
Tazewell Drug Co., Sole Agents.
TTTCT V PTT?BHUTFCn to cure any caseof fm ntlpation. facearets are the Ideal Lain
HUOUbulrjbl uUAnAn lLuy tire, new ?rip or rripe.hut came eaur liatoral remits. Sam?
ple and booklet free. Ad. STKUI.lNfi llEMFPY CO.. Cliirusi. Montreal. Can.. wrXewTortf. _ Jl7.j
Look at What You Get
? Tea Set
Free to one of our custo?
mers every month. Ev?
ery cash purchase of twen?
ty-five cents or more gives
you a chance. You get
credit on your ticket for every
five ceBt purchase. We
will give one of these sets
every month. Come and
look at it.
11/ft have the best CLARET ICE, PEACH
JIB PULP and CHOCOLATE SYRUP in
town, at our fountain.
TAZEWELL, VA, <>
No-To-Bac for Fifty Cents.
Guaranteed tobacco habit cure, makes weak
men strong, blood pure. 50c, tl. All druggists.
A Wonderful Discovery.
The last quarter of a century records
many wonderful discoveries in medicine,
but none that have accomplished more for
humanity than that sterling old remedy,
Browns' Iron Bitters. It seems to contain
the very demente of good health, and neithet
man, woman or child can take it without
deriving the greatest benefit. For sale by
Tazdwei.l Drug Co., Sole Agents.
Tetter, Salt-Rheum and Eczema.
The intense itching and smarting, inci?
dent to these diseases, is instantly allayed
by applying Chamberlain's Eye and
Skin Ointment. Many very bad cases
have been permanently cured by it. It
is equally efficient for itching piles and
a favorite remedy for sore nipples,
chapped hands, chilblains, frost bites
and chronic sore eyes. 25 cts. per box.
Dr. Cady's Condition Powders, are
just what a horse needs when in bad
condition. Tonic, blood purifier and
vermifuge. They are- not food but
medicine and the best in use to put a
horse in prime condition. Price 25
cents per package.
For sale by J. E. JackBon, druggist.
AJ. & S. D. MAY, ATTORNEYS AT LAW, Taze?
well, Va. Practice in the courts of Tazewell
county and in the Court of Appeals at Wytheville,
Va. Particular attention paid to the collection ot
BARNS & BARNS. ATTORNEYS AT LAW, Taze?
well, Va. Practice in the courts of Taxewell
county, Court of Appeals at Wytheville and the
Federal courts at Abingdon. C. J. Barns, John T.
CHAPMAN & GILLESPIE, ATTORNEYS AT
LAW, Tazewell, Va. Practice in all the courts
of Tazewell county and Court of Appeals at
Wytheville. J. W. Chapman, A. P. GUlespie.
FULTON & COULLING, ATTORNEYS AT LAW,
Tazewell, Va. Practice in the courts of Taze?
well county. S. M. B. Coaling will continue his
Bractiee in all the courts of Buchanan county. J.
[ Fulton, Wytheville, Va. 8. M. B. Couling,
GREEVER & GILLESPIE, LAWYERS, Tazewell,
Va. Prawcti n the courts of Tazewell and ad
oining counties. Offlce?Stras building. Edgar
L. Greever. Barns Gillespie.
GEO. W. ST. CLAIR, ATTORNEY AT LAW
Tazewell, Va. Practices in the courts of Taze
wall and adjoining counties and in the Supreme
Court of Appeals at Wytheville. Particular at?
tention paid to tha collection oi claims. Office?
II C. ALDERSON, ATTORNEY AT LAW Taze
III well, Va, Will practice in the courts of Taze?
well county and the Court of Appeals at Wythe?
ville. Collecting a specialty.
HENRY &. GRAHAM, LAWYERS, Tazewell, Va.
Office in building near Court House. R. R.
Hear}-. S. C. Graham. B. W. Stras.
I H. STUART, ATTORNEY AT LAW, Tazewell,
J i Va. Land titles in McDowell and Logan coun?
ties, West Virginia, a specialty. Office in Stras
VINCENT L. SEXTON, ATTORNEY AT LAW,
Tazewell, Va. Will practice In the courts of
Pazewell and adjoining counties. Particular at?
tention paid to the collection of Offlce in
J. H. FARMER,
All kinds of stone and brick
work and plastering done. Bids
and estimates made on all kinds
of work in my line. Inspection
of my work in Tazewell invited.
Also lime kiln builder.
Call on or address
WB. 8PRATT, ATTORNEY AT LAW, Rich
? lands, Va. Practices in the courts of Taze?
well and adjoining counties. Prompt attention
paid to the collection of claims.
Dyeing and Cleaning
Alice Johnson is prepared for cleaning
and dyeing all kinds of ladies and gentle?
men's garments. You will find her shop
in the Belew property, Main Street, Taze?
well, Va. Satisfaction guaranteed.
DR. M. B. CROCKETT,
Physician and Surgeon
Has located at Liberty Hill (Knob), Va
at which place he can be found at ad
times except when absent on professional
I have for sale three
Poland-China boar pigs;
farrowed Oct. 29, '96.
These pigs are thorough?
bred, and pedigree fur?
nished with each sale.
Write for prices.
A. J. MAY, JR.,
?samani Sen luJe HI Effect
JULY 4th, 1897.
TRAINS LEAVE TAZEWELL
4.30 p. m. daily and 3.23 p. m. daily ex?
1.56 p. m. daily and 11.12 a. m. daily ex?
OHIO, INDIANA, ILLINOIS
WEST, HORTH-WEST, SOUTH-WEST.
FIRST CLASS, SE 'OND CLASS
AND EMIGRAN TICKETS.
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Of tomo simple
tains; to patent?
Wanted?An idea l__
Protect your ideas; they may bring yea wealth.
Write JOHN WEDDERBtTRN * CO., Patent Attor?
neys. Washington, D. C, for their 11,800 prise offer
and aew U*t ot one thousand lSYenuout wanted. _
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Pnllman Yestibuled Coaches,
Sleeping and Dining Cars.
SEE THAT YOUR TICKETS BEAD over THE
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Write for Rates, Maps, Time-Table*
Descriptive Pamphlets to any Station J
Agent, or to
W. B. Bkvill, allen H?ll, M. F. Bbaco,
Gen'l Pass. Agt Dlv. Pass. Agt
HAY AND HOG RACK.
A Combination Structure Which
8eem? Hard to Beat.
A lote number of the Canadian
Farmers' Advocate contained the ac?
companying description and' illustra?
tions of a combined* hay or sheep and
cattle rack by one of its correspond?
"The accompanying figures represent
a combined hay and Bheep rock which
is easily detachable and convenient to
store away under cover. Any ordinary
strong wagon box will answer if elects
are pot on to hold' the double end and
center-boards. Fig. 1 repre:ients the
side of the box, iya inches thick and any
desired wid/th and length, with cleats
on each end and in the center, nailed
on with 3-inch wire nails to receive
the cross pieces of the sides of the rack.
Fig. 2 represens the front board, which
is double. The lower portion of the
figure is removed from its proper po?
sition to show how the sides are held
in place. A is of 2x4-inch scantling. B
Is of 2xC-Inch hard wood. The stake
COMBINED HAT AND HOG RACK
is to build the front of the load* against
and hold the lines while loading. These
double boards are bolted or nailed with
heavy wire nails, well clinched. C is
of l%x4-inch hard wood. The center
ind hind boards are made the same as
Fig. 2 except that no s*take is needed.
Fig. 3 shows one of the sides held to?
gether with bolts or wire nails. A 7-foot
rack requires side pieces 3 feet 7 inches
long. Fig. 4 represents the hay rack
complete. It ii necessary to have a
good, strong bottom. It is also well to
have wagon rods having thumb nuts
pass through the box across the center
and ends to hold it firmly. A long rack
should have four cross pieces. Fig. 5
shows how the sides are lifted) off or
placed In position. A boy can readily
do thds. The box is shown 13 inches
deep, but 11 or 12 will answer. Fig. 6
represents the end boards for the sheep
rack. Standards A are 2x4-inch scant?
ling 3 feet 7 inches long. D is the
double backboard 12 Inches wide which
holds the hind shelving or hurdle in
place. B B are nailed to standards A
on the outside. Fig. 7 shows1 the sheep
rack. The end boards are placed in
position, and the right-hand1 shelving
is put on the left side of the box and
the left on the right. The end uprights
of the sides slip clown between stand?
ards A of the end and the sides of the
box. This holds the shelvings upright.
The end boards slap up and' dbwn on
C, Fig. 7. The rack is my own con?
trivance. I gave it a good trial last year
and am well satisfied with it."
HINTS FOR STOCKMEN.
It is claimed that there are not
enough heavy draft horses to supply
the market. Make that plain and the
supply vWll be coming.
There is complaint against the work
done by dehorning clippers and prefer?
ence expressed for the savj? The clip?
pers are all right if used according to
The balky horse and the swearing
driver are two nuisances where the
horse should have the monopoly. Keep
your temper and) in some way get the
horse to think of something else. As
soon as you do he will go.
Hard roads bang up the feet of the
horse, and it is a question if hard roads
j are not as wearing on the horse as soft
I roads are. But independent of that
hard roads are desirable when they can
be had without too much burden to the
The 1,200-pound hog?and one man
claims to have one?is not desirable or
profitable. Wo once saw a pen of ten
hogs where aggregate weight was 10,
000 pounds. Hogs to weigh must be
kept until the second year, and that of
itself is not advisable.
Secretary Wilson thinks that hog
cholera can be "abolished" and will
study the thdng from A to Z. It has
been studied already, but the more it I
Is studied the worse it is. Feed less
corn, breed from more mature stock
and keep the hogs under healthful con?
ditions are all the science there is to
the subject.?Western Plowman.
Small Hosts Pay Bent.
Immense size is no longer sought as
In former times. Smaller animals are
made ready for the shambles more
economically, the meat is more pala?
table and maturity is gained in a short?
er time. It has been the constant aim
of intelligent breeders to produce an
animal that will fatten at any age and
s great measure of success in that di?
rection has been attained. Formerly
the farmer believed it to be necessary
for his pigs to be farrowed in August
or early September for his pork supply
in the autumn of the next year. Thus
they would be several months more
than a year old when slaughtered, while
now, by the aid of Improved breeds and
a better system of feeding, a 200-pound
hog can be produced in less than half
time, better, more salable and of course
at less outlay.?Rural World.
It is always gratifying to receive testimo?
nials for Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and
Diarrhoea Remedy, and when the endorse?
ment is from a physician it is especially so.
"There is no more satisfactory or effective
remedy than Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera
and Diarrhoea Remedy," writes Dr. R. E.
Robey, physician and pharmacist,of Olney,
Mo.; and as he has used the remedy in his
own family and sold it in his drug store for
0 years, be should certainly know. For sale
by J. E. Jackson, druggist.
Tile Hearths and Facings
Artistically Arranged n Complimentary
Perfect satisfaction guaranteed. Write
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E. C. JONES,
Dr. Greene's Nervura is the True King
More Powerful Than the Most Absolute Mon?
arch, for It Creates Health and Strength.
Dr. Greene's Nervura the Greatest Cure
Known to Man.
At this season of the year yon need a spring j Dr. Grecne'3 Cathartic Pills should be kept
medicine for your blood and nerves, for your (in the house, for they are the 6ure cure for
nerves ate weak, your blood impure and yonr biliousness and constipation. Sugar coated,
system is run down in vitality and vigor. You cajv to take, certain and pleasant to act.
- ._. . .. , ........ 1 Dr. Greene, 80 West 14th 8t.,New York City,
need toning up, strengthening, vitalizing.; wLf) has J? |ar(fest gnd mo6t ,ucceggrui pn&
w bile not exactly sick, you are out of order, tlM m tue wor[jt cftn be consulted free, per
feel languid, tire easily, do not cat or sleep
well, have headache, stomach trouble, neu?
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complaint. Yon are feeling nervous, out . .
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strength, vim, energy and vigor, and
you need Dr. Greene's Nervura blood
and nerve remedy, which is exactly
what will set you right again?the
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The only sure way to en?
rich and purify your bloody
is by taking Dr. Greene's
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and nerve remedy in the
world. There is nothing
equals this sovereign reme?
dy. It is simply infallible,
sweeps out all impurities, vitali?
zes the blood, enriches the life
giving stream, strengthens the
nerves, regulates all the organs,
invigorates the entire system, in
fact, eliminates every vestige of
weakness and disease and makes
yon strong and well.
Get Dr. Greene's Nervura
blood and nerve remedy to-day.
You need it now, and now is the
best and easiest time of year to
be cured. Don'tsitandfretover
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ereign remedy and be cured.
Dr. Greene's Nervura /<
blood and nerve remedy is
unlike any other remedy in
the world. Don't, there?
fore, l<e persuaded to take
something else claimed to be "just as good." I sonally or by letter. There is nothing to pay
There is nothing else as good and as sure to I for consultation, examination and advice, and
cure as Dr. Greene's Nervura. Call for it and 1 the low price of his wonderfully curative med?
see that you get lt. i icines places them within reach of everybody.
DR. GREENE'S CATHARTIC PILLS
THE PERFECT T~TT T ? _
for constipation, torpid liver and biliousness.
Small, supar-coated, easy to take, certain and pleaiant to act. The prescription of Dr.
Urccne, who is the most successful specialist In curing all forms of chronic or llDftritM
complaints. This pill has heen perfected by the Doctor's ionp year* oi investigation, L!i
enormous practice among the sick, au? his v.-ut experience in curing disease.
THE IDEAL PILL FOR THE LIVER AND BOWELS
These pills act in harmony with Dr. Greene's Xervura and by keeping the bowels regular
and the liver active, assist the Nervura in effecting a cure, .'.t ali dru^gUu.
PRICE, 23 CENTS.
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Main Office! 328 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, Pa.
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If you want
If you desire sweet repose and delightful slumbers try mine. 1 have TEX THOU?
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JOHN M. SMITH_
. . . Newport (Giles Co), Vrgnia.
Distiller and dealer in best homemade pure copper-distilled
SOUR MASH?This celebrated whisky is distilled only by me and will be deliv?
ered at Railroad Station at $2.00 per gallon. Pure Corn Sour Mash Whisky at $1.30
per gallon by the barrel, 100 proof. Warranted pure goods. All orders promptly
(Residence - West Main Street.)
Thanking her numerous patrons for their past support,
she hopes to merit a continuance of the same by good work at
reasonable prices. Promptes my motto.