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TOWN AND COUNTY NEW!
Gathered in And Around Town By Our
Resident And County
Theae was a very large crowd in town
The Tea Set at Jackson's waa drawn by
no 2GS held by Mr. Win. T. Gillespie.
Ttize.vell College emphasizes the busi?
ness course. Let your boy take it.
Mr. and Mrs. James D. llarrisson and
their two little boys were in town the first
of the week.
Miss Mamie Stone has returned to Taze
well and we are informed will teach music
here the next year.
Prof. C. M. Kttby returned to Tazewell
last Friday and will teach the next schol?
astic year at Tazewell Seminary.
Every boy and some girls ought to take
the business course at Tazewell College.
Six cake? of best soap and a chance for
the Tea Set for 2?cts at Jackson's. The
Tea Set this month is a beauty.
The regular August term of v"..o circuit
court for Tazewell county will begin next
Monday, with Judge Jackson presiding.
Qjudge P. W. Strother, of Giles county,
epent several days last week in town look?
ing after cases in which he is counsel in
Ihe circuit court.
If you want Perviceable.comfortable shoes
for men or boys you can Lind them in our
Harman & Bottimore.
.Mr. It. A. Crockett, formerly of this
county, but who has been residing at Stan
berry, Mo., is on a visit to bis friends and
relatives in Tazewell.
Mrs. Win. C. Pendleton and her sister
. Geo. W. Holland went to Cedar Bluff
Ja*t Saturday, and will be at Blue Sulphur
Inn during the present week.
Mrs. J. W. Dork died at her home on
Ea?lroad Avanue last Friday night. The
remains were taken to Ceres, in Bland
?county, on Satuiday for interment.
A thorough Business course conducted
Tw a competent instructor i* what you get
at Tazewell College.
T yZma Lucy Walker, of Staunton, And
.Miss l/icy Efiinger, of Harrisonburg, are
visiting Mrs. Ceo. W. StClair. Miss
Walker is a sister of Mrs. St. Clair,
Mr. A. D. Witten, one of the most en?
terprising business men of Martinsville,
Va., was in town yesterday, lie is a eon
of Hon. James K. Witten, and visited his
father l?st n>
Mr. A.F. Hendricks, of the Pocahontas
Iriead-Light, was in town Monday and
maid our office a welcome call. Messrs.
Bendricks & Echote are making the Head
iLight an excellent paper.
jln selecting shoes get the best. We!
Inoe the finest stock of shoes for men and
boy* we have ever shown to our customers.
Harman & Bottimore.
Mr. John L. Litz, crCoeburn, Va., was
in town several days las; week and the first
? of this week. He returned home on
.Monday, but left a substantial remem
Vberance with the Kei'ublican.
.On last Saturday night the editor had
the pleasure of attending the Masonic
Lodge at Cedar Bluff. Work was done in
the fust degree and it was well done.
The Lodge has a fine lodge room and an
Board is the most expensive item in
? obtaining an education. Tazewell College
.will help you solve that. Write and ask A.
Arrangements have been made tor the
?Mtt'ion an<| Tazewell base ball teams to
meet to-morrow c.t Marion. Since they
met he.re both teams have been consider?
ably strengthened and some good ball
playing may be expected.
Mr. W. G. ilarrisson, of the firm of
llarrisson & (Jillespie Bros., left last week
for the eastern markets to purchase ihe
Fall and Winter stock of,his firm. Lte
vwill vibit Baltimore, Philadelphia and New
"York and will lay in one the largest and
handsomest stocks of goods ever brought
to our toVn. ?
Harman & Bottimore are now receiving
the most complete stock of Fall and Winter
clothing for- men, Youths and boys that
has ever been brought to this town. The
? styles are new and beautiful and the fabrics
? of guaranteed qualify.
Messrs Jno H. Lewis and J. I). Alexan?
der got back from Hunter's Pulaski Alum
rSprings on last Saturday. They were greatly
Ibenefitted by their stay there, and Jack
?ILewis says Bob Hunter paid them to come
away, as he found it almost impossible to
get food enough for his guests while tiiey
Dr. T. E. Peery, who had been in New
York for several months making a special
?.study of diseases of the eye, ear, nose, and
.throat got back to Tazewell on last Friday.
.He stopped at Pearisburg and Bluefield
'on his return, and performed some1, delicate
:and saccessful operations at both places,
we are informed. Dr. Peery has been
nlbiriking of going to tl ^ Pacific coest to
locate, but friends are a /xious for him to
remain in this section, and we think he
Business is business, but if your boy
? does not take a thorough business coarse
i like he can get at Tazewell College he will
Ibe joorly qualified in this respect.
NORTH TAZEWELL NEWS.
' The melon-choly days a'-e abo# here.
A. G. Kiser is on the sick list.
'The big show is coming and the kid is
H.G. Peery has been confiuel to the
house for a few days with a sore throat.
D. H. Peery,Esq.,and famiiy, ofOgden,
Utah,will arrive this week on a visit to his
nephew C. H. Peery.
A number of men passed through here
tot their way home from court Tuesday
with a good sized "Jag" on. Where did
it come from?.
It would be a good idea for the Super
IBome one else to put the county
een the two towns in good repair
winter comes on.
,nnie Gillespie and several other
i from Witten'sMills were vi siting
'the city last week.
John A. McCall, Esq. came over from
the Cove and spent several pleas..nt days
with his many friends in the city this week.
Ii. L. Shelton and wife, of Bluetield.were
visiting the latters parents, at this place
during the week.
Miss Ella Claytor, a charming Thompson
Valley belles, was visiting her friend Miss
Lou Kiser several days last week.
The Norfolk & Western for the first
time in years is short of brakemen for
freight trains. The great haul of coal and
grain is the cause.
It does look like we were going to enjoy
four years of genuine old time Republican
prosperity in spite of all the calamity
howlers in the kingdom.
The Republican Convention did well on
Tuesday. We have known W. B. Spratt ,
ever-since he came to Tazewell, and have
always found him an honerable, upright
gentleman, and a Republican of the first
water. He will make an admirable
Miss Katie Richerdson came up from
Cooper's and spent last week with home
folks. Miss Katie's many_ friends were
glad to see her and sorry she could nut
make her stay longer.
Agent C. .1. Cardner left this week to
join his wife who has been at Martinsburg,
W. Va., for some time. They will spend a
week or longer before returning to Taze?
M. L. Peery is back from bis farm in
Burke's Garden, where he has been for a
week or two putting up a huge crop of hay.
North Tazewell, Aug. 17, 1S97.
When you buy a suit of clothes you
want them to he handsome, durable and
stylish. That is the kind we are now
showing in our fall stock. Call and see
Harm an & Bottimore.
East End Cemetery.
It is a duty incumbent upon Christ?
ian people to give proper care to the place
where their dead are buried. The old J
portion of the east end cemetery is not i
in proper condition. It is overgrown with '
\ weeds, briars and all kinds of plants.
Steps should be taken to put it in proper !
condition. Several gentlemen have an?
nounced their willingness to subscribe
liberally to a fund for that purpose. Let
those who have friends buried in the
cemetery see that it is put in order
and kept iu that condition.
No town in Virginia can present such
a record as Tazewell in the newspaper
line. We have had three secular and one
religious paper up to this time. We are
now to have another. Bev. W. C. Foster
pastor of tiie Baptist church, has com?
menced the publication of a six column
four page monthly called the Southwest
Baptist. We have the 1st No. on our
table and it is filled with choice selections
and contributions. We wish the Baptist
Come to Tazewell College and board at
cost. Room rent from SI to $2 per month.
Four boys occupy one room. Stove, bed?
stead and mattress furnished, you furnish
the rest. Write A. A. Ferguson at once.
A Splendid Show by CJeyer Circus People
in the Largest Tent oh Earth.
The Wallace circus is decidedly more
satisfying in an amusement sense than the
Syndicate show which recently visited this
city, and is also much more extensive. A
completely equipped menagerie, new
tents, new animal cages, ami well cared
lor stock add to its attractiveness. The
show carries oOU horses, and has a force
of 800 people. The latter, with the ex?
ception ol the performers practically live
on the grounds, sleeping tents, dining
tents, and the best of accommodations
being provided. The main tent, with a
seating capacity of nearly 12,000, is one
of the largest tents ever brought here fo
a circus. The usual parade without which
any circu? is incomplete, occurred at noon
to-day, aud was witnessed by thousands
on the crowd-lined sidewalks. The parade
was much more interesting than is usually
offered by rircus managers, and an
evidence of promising things to occur
under the big tent.?Denver Times.
CEDAR BLUFF ITEMS.
Mr. R. F. Cecil and family are making
preparations to start to Kentucky on a
visit to friends and relatives.
Mr. Nick Adams is loading some nice
lumber at the depot.
If you want fine flour Eeud to Higgin
bot 1 tarn & Kirby's mill for it.
There are two girls to every boy in our
town. Why don't Henry come back?
The Epworth .Leaguers are preparing
in a hurry for the "Birthday Party" on
Friday night at school .building. We be?
lieve all who fail to go ?rill miss a treat.
Miss Maud Repass is visiting at Paint
Miss Maud McGuire is visiting friends
in Tazewell for a few days.
Mrs. Dr. Baylor and family have returned
home from a lengthy visit in Thompson
Henry left Wednesdy to visit his uncle
who resides a few miles from this place,
but it is the opinion of some that he
took "rouudings" on Cedar Rluffand went
to Paint Lick.
Mr J. H. Kirby has returned from a
wheat trip. We think it well be came.
Mrs. Samuel Laird is^isitng her father
near Taxeweil, Mi3s Maria is house-keeping.
Mr. Jim Raines is at home again.
Bro Atwell is a clever fellow, he sent a
nice piece of beef to the parsonage to-day
Miss Daisy Thompson of Liberty
Hill, is visiting her sister Mrs. Dr.
Rev. W. E. Bailey preached a very fine
sermon for us Sunday, all of bis old friends
were glad to see him.
Cedar Bluff Augnst 16, 1897.
^Pay your money and take your choice
is The way vou do about buard at Tazewell
College?Ail the way frcpn $6.50, $8.00
REPUBLICAN MASS MEETING.
A Lively Contest for the Nomina?
W. B. SPRATT THE MAN.
Ho Will Receive the Solid Republican
Vote in November.
In response to the call of our county
chairman, \V. G. Young, a large number of
Republicans representing all sections of the
county assembled in the court bouse on
Tuesday at 1 p. in.
The meeting was organized by selecting
Win. C. Pendleton as chairman and Dr.
K. B. Gillespie as secretary.
On motion of Col. Joseph Harrison, a
committee of six, composed of two from
each magisterial district was appointed to
report resolutions to the meeting. The
following were appointed thereon: Col.Jos.
Harritsson, J. it. Gross, J. y. Browning, J.
H. Greever, W. B. Spratt and J. Saunders
A motion was made and adopted that
the Republicans from the three districts
meet separately and each meeting report
to tie mass meeting tome gentleman as its
choice to be voted for by the meeting for
nomination as the candidate of the party
for the House of Delegates, also to select
delegates to the Senatorial and State con?
ventions, to select members of the county
The committee on resolutions reported
the following which was adopted unani?
'' We.the Kepu! ?licans of Tazewell county,
in mass meeting assembled, do hereby
proclaim our unalterable devotion to and
confidence in the principles of the national
Republican party, and express our hearty
approval of the administration of President
McKinley and the course pursued by our
Congressman, Gen. Jas. A. Walker. But
believing the real issue is whether or not
we shall have fair elections in Virginia, we
hereby pledge oureelves to use ail honora?
ble means in our power to have such laws
enacted for the preservation of this the
most sacred right of citizenship and f-o on
forced as that confidence in the ballot box
may be restored.
"Resolved further, That we favor the
holding of a State convention, to nominate
a State ticket.
"Resolved further, That we are in favor
of such legislation as will secure better
roads for our county and State."
Jeffersonville district selected the followr
ing as delegatee to the Senatorial conven?
tion: Jos. S. Gillespie, Jas. P. Whitman,
H, Wade Steele, M. L, Peery, Shield? Har?
man, Geo. P. Hall, Chas. Dempsey, W. B.
Britta and Win. Cliiyfor. Alternates: Dr.
J. R. Gross, G. M. Graybeal, Houston
Crockett, Thos. Hankias, Jes. R. Witten,
David Williams, Joseph Crockett, Jno. D.
Dailey and T. if. Hall. Jeffersonville dis?
trict selected the following as delegates to
the State convention, with authority to ap?
point their own alternates: J. N. Har?
man, Wm. C. Pendleton, W, G. Young,
T. B. Warren. Jos. S. Gillespie, John D, I
Dailey, B. A. Crockett and M, L. Peery. '
Maiden Spring district selected as dele?
gates to the Senatorial convention the fol?
lowing: W. L. Moore, T, A. Gillespie,
Hon. Henry Bowen, W. P. Payne, W. L.
C, Burke, Wm. Beavers, T. A. MeOuire,
Forest Ferrel and T. W. Hankins. Alter?
nates: Hubert Raven, John Ascue, Chap
Gillespie, M. Hankins, S, B. Claypool, Ab
French, Sparrel Steele, J. S. S, Higgin
botham and W, A. Barns. These dele?
gates and alternates were also selected as
delegates co the State convention.
Clear Fork district reported its delegates
and alternates to the Senatorial
and State convention, but
the secretary did not hand them in. So
we cannot report them now, but will pub?
W. G. Young was re-elected county
chairman and W. L. Moore, M. L, Peery
and W. W. Brennaman were selected by
their respective diytriate as members of the
Maiden Spring district reported Geo. C.
Bailey as its choice to be brought before the
mass meeting for nomination for the House
of Delegates, Jeffersonville district reported
j in favor of J. S. Moss and Clear Fork dis
J trici. for W. B. Spratt.
Jt was deemed best for the citizens of
the three districts to meet again separately
and report, Thifi was done, reports were
made and they retired a third time. The
third tinro Maiden Spring and Clear Fork
districts reported in favor of W. B; Spratf
and Jeffersonville district for Shields Harr
man. There was a good deal of contention
as to how the question should be settled as
to-the manner of determining between
these two gentlemen. Mr. Spratt settled
it by coming forward and saying that he
wanted the thing settled by a majority
vote of the mass meeting. On motion the
chairman directed the vote to be so taken,
and those favorable to Spratt were requested
to gather on the west side of the court
room and those for Harman on the east
side. It was soon apparent that a majority
of those present were for Spratt, and Mr.
Jos. Gillespie moved that Spratt be nomi?
nated by acclamation, which was done.
Mr. Spratt was called for and in a short,
neat epeach accepted the nomination,
pledging that he would do all in his power
to make a successful fight for his parly and
calling upon all the Republicans of the
county to fetend faithfully for him in the
On motion the meeting, which at one
time promised to be a stormy one, ad?
journed in peace and harmony.
Thousands of People Witness the Circus
The Great Wallace Show made its first
appearencein Council Bluff this afternoon,
and the afternoon performance wrs all it
was advertised. The entertainment is
first-class, and many new and dating feats
are among the characteristics of this insti?
tution. The street parade this forenoon
was witnessed by thousands of people.
The parade was a mile in length and the
usual stringing-out was not indulged in. It
is a pleasure to visit an institution of this
kind, and the verdict of the people this
afternoon was, "Well done."?Council
Bluffe (Iowa) Globe.
YELL, VA., THURSDAY, AUGUST 19
TAZEWELL DEMOCRATS MEET.
They Elect Delegates to Senatorial And
On Tuesday the Democrats of Tazewcll
county met in the town hall to select dele?
gates to a senatorial convention, which
meets at tins place on the Sth of Septem?
ber, and a convention to nominate a can?
didate for the House of Delegates which
will also meet litre on the 25th of Septem?
ber. The meeting was called to order by
S. J. Thompson, county chairman, W. J.
Turpin was made chairman and J. A.
Leslie secretary of the meeting. The
J following delegates were elected to Senato?
rial and legislative conventions.
FOR SENATORIAL CONVENTION.
S. D. May, W. A. Thompson, J. T.
Heldreth, G. 0. Thompson, D. W. Six,
D. G. Shyers, J, T. Greever, Jno. W.
McCall, J. M. C. Catron, J. II. Whitley,
S. M. 15. Couling, H. A. George, J. A.
Repass, J. B, Crabtree, Geo. C. Peery, E.
W. Stevenson, Jno. B. Hurt, Win. Taylor,
Jack Beavers, Win. Jones, T. L, Shuffle
berger, 0. B. Moore, C. P. Greever, J. W.
Hicks, G. W. Moss, J. Meek H?ge, W. J.
Turpin, E. Goodman, A. St. Clair, Robert
Tark r and W. C. Tabor.
TO LEGISLATIVE CONVENTION.
D. H. Smith, I). W. Lynch, J. B.
Painter, J. 0. digger, D. W. Dudley,
H. G. Peery, Jr., C. J. McNeil, M. A.
Waldron, T. A. Lynch, J, R. Ward, A. J.
Tynes, R. W*. Snnpp, Jas C. Peery, Win.
J. Lester, W. P. Boggess, E, H. Scott,
Wm. Neal, IL G. Brewster, Jas. Taylor,
Win. Saddler, M. B. Linkous, C. 0. Mc?
Call, Chap Alderson, W. J. Turpin, C. A.
Black, A. E. Peery, Jno Gillespie. E. K.
Crockett, J. B, Shannon, W. H. Stowers,
J. M. Snap}) and A. St Clair.
It Preaches a Gospel of Discontent and
PAINT LICK ITEMS.
A reception supper was given at the
home of A. Ascue Thursday night,
at 9 o'clock, in honor of Mr. Asoue's son,
Andy, and his bride, nee Miss Inda Mor?
gan, of Glade Spring. The table was
bountifully supplied with all the good
things the heart could wish for, and we arc
fully prepared to say this from the fact that
every one partook most bountifully, and
enjoyed the good things set before us.
Mr. Ascue's bride is a charming lady and
one who not only has left many friends at
her former home, but will continue tomake
numbers of friends at her new home.
The bride's maids were all dressed in
MUST REPEL INDUSTRIAL ENTERPRISE
On Such a Declaration National Dem?
ocracy Will Never Gain Control.
The platform is a political anachronism
which relates more to nntional issues of
180(1 than to the vital questions of Virginia
State policy in 1S'.>7 and the four succeed
j ing years. It preaches a gospel of dis
I content and despair which is in onoma
I lous contrast with the inspiring and hope
[ fill signs of reviving prosperity all about us.
j It deals with no great question of industrial
! growth and progress in the State at a time
when other States are alert
to the advancement of thes.> interests,
subordinating partisan and sectional con?
siderations to them. It is a platform which
must repel from Virginia Immigration and
industrial enterprise,and upon which the
national Democracy will never regain con?
trol of the federal government. The Repub?
licans need ask no belter guarantee of their
continuence in power than the. adoption of
such a platform by the national Democracy
three years heuce. In short, an a declar?
ation of party principles,it is simply fatuous
and suicidal and wholly inapposite.?Pe?
We wish to coll ti.o attention of parents
to our Fall stock of knee pants for boys.
We have them in corduroys and ca-si meres.
They arc all well made and will give satis?
faction. Harmon oc Bottimore.
CROCKETT'S COVE CACKLIN3S.
We had a gentle rain this a. in.
Better times in sight, we. are satisfied
everything is getting better slowly but)
Miss Maggie Hogle, a beautiful and ac?
complished young lady of Tazewell, is
visiting friends and relatives at this place.
Mr. D. H. Payne and family are at
Gordon, W. Va., where they will spend a
few days wjth i datives and friends.
Two cepas of fever at L. D. Hardy's one |
of which is reported better.
Mr. Kiah Lai man is now on his circuit
white Organdy while the gentlemen all . ^ hjg tht&shiag machine< Kiah report8
wore black. The presents were many and \ ^ ^ ^ ^
valuable, but did little towards, expressing
to this happy couple, the joy, happiness
and good wishes which accompained them.
And as the old.old story says, '"They were
married and will live happily ever after?
The editor is oil'on a base ball furlough
at Marion this week.
Rev. G. A. Games and Rev. Tabor are
conducting a protracted meeting at Sayers
viile in this county.
The quarterly meeting will convene at
Peeryville, McDowell Co. W. V., about the
2oth 21st and 22d of this month.
Miss Bessie Sturdivant, of Flat Top
And you have it?a great big
Summer Sale?a closing out sale of
all summer goods: It is now in full
blast. Are you a bargain hunter? If
you are, stop at our store; all bargain
hunters who pass this way are stop?
ping with us. We haven't space to
tell about all the goods in this "clos?
ing out" list.
Here Are Only a Few.
11 pieces of LAWNS,
etc., the same goods you
paid 15c for in May,
now 8\o a yard.
6 pieces of ORGAN?
DIES that were 8J, 10
and 15c, all go at ?jc a
4 pieces CHECKED
MUSLIN, choice, new
patterns, at lie a yard,
8 dozen LADIES'
ed and lace edge, at 74,
1J and 14c ouch, worth
10, 15 and ?0c.
LACE, LACE, LACE,
?2(1 pieces of Butter,
Ecru, Cream and White
Lace, all widths, worth
8* to JlOeper yard. We
make two lots,two pieces
of these lacea, they go at
ti and 7c a yard.
15 pairs LADIES'
SHOES?These are Car?
lisle shoes in plain, com?
mon sense toe, sizes 3,
Vj, 4 and 4], worth $2.25
a pair?you get them
now for $i .?5 a pair.
JOBS and REM?
NANTS?On the bargain
table you will lind rem?
nants ot Calico, Domes?
tics, Lawns, Woolens,
Linings, etc., Dress
Goods, medium dark
colors, at 15c a yard.
This is a very rare bar?
TABLE LINEN and
pure linen Table Cioth,
bleached and fine qual?
ity, 2 yards wide, at 8Sc
yard. 19 pairs of Linen
i Towels at 18c per pair,
I worth every cent of 25c
MEN'S AND ROYS' CLOTHES,
We have about a dozen suits which we will
sell absolutely at one-half of cost price. They are
good, serviceable and all right in every way. They
have been on our counters too long is the reason why
we put the price so low.
R?lllQinhQr Ali Summer goods in our store go
nCIIIClilUCI for CLOSING OUT PRICES until
the end of the third week in August only.
N. B.?Our Trunks are the surprise of ail who
Eee them for style, beauty, finish and price. You
should see tbem; they are displayed in our Dry
Goods Store now.
?^?* ? ^ ^ ^> ^ ^ *m^<m <? + ^ <*? <| ^ ^^-<B<
We Are Now Selling
A special price will he made to our patrons who have a
standing order for 20 lbs each day. There will be an
extra charge for ice sent out after 7 o'clock a. m., as the
loss from melting increases much more during the heat of
the day. We do not sell less than ? cents worth; and just
there we wish to call your attention to the fact that we are
better prepared to keep
Meats, Fruits, Etc., but more especially lemons and
Cheese. In warm weather Lemons get dry and hard un?
less kept cool, ami Cheese soon gets strong. All house?
keepers know this. Buy from us and you will always get
vi&i?nz relatives in the Cove
Mr. James Gillespie lias gone to Poc.i
bontas on a b tsiness trip to day.
Mr. Houston Crockett and wife, Mr.
Joseph Crockett, Miss Ida McGuire and
others have returned from D.C. Conference
at Wards Cove, where they report having
spent a most delightful few days.
Rev. J. H.Campbell,of Gordon,McDowell
county, West Va., we learn will be in at?
tendance at the Co-operation.
Prof. M. 0. Lit?., lias discontinued his
Summer school at this place on account of
the Free School to begin shortly.
You remember the old addage, "Well
done is better than well said."
There is quite a talk of the Cooperation
meeting. We feel confident that our good
people will not disappoint us in preparing
to eat and places to sleep.
Shradere.Va., Aug. 10th,1897.
A Remarkable Cure of Chronic Diarrhoea.
In 1862, when I served my country as a
private in Company A, 107th Pennsylva- tariff
nia Volunteers, I contracted chronic diar?
rhoea. It has given me a great deal of
trouble ever since. I have tried a doz>;n
different medicines and several prominent
doctors without any pel manent relief. Not
long ago a friend sent me a sample bottle
of Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and Diar?
rhoea Remedy, and after that I bought and
took a 50-cent bottle; and now I can say
that I am entirely cured. I cannot be
thankful enough to you for this great rem- : is pitiful to
edy, and recommend it to all suffering vet?
erans. If in doubt wiite me. Yours
gratefully, Henry Steinberger, Allentown,
Pa. Sold by J. E. Jackson, druggist.
Resolutions of Respect.
At a stated communication of Cedar
Bluff Lodge, no 2?0. A. F. & A. M. held
at their hall, Aug. 14th A. L. 5897, A. D.
1897, Bros. J. H. Gillespie, T. A McGuire
and S. II. Laird were appointed a com?
mittee to draft suitable resolutions on
the death of our esteemed brother T. W.
Ratliff, who departed this life at his home
at Tazewell, August 1st, 1S97.
Resolved 1st, That it is with sincere re?
gret that we hear of the death of our de?
ceased brother, whom our lodge held in
the highest esteen and respect, and
whereas it has pleased our Heavenly
Father to transplant our brother from our
earthly lodge to that celestial lodge above
where the Divine Architect of the universe
presides and where there will be no more
sorrow, sickness, pain or death, and
where friends meet to part no more.
Resolved 2nd, That v? hile we as a lodge
mourn the departure of our brother yet
we rejoice in faith we have of his safe ar?
rival on the other shore, to that celestial
lodge above where Christ bis lord is the
Resolved 3rd, That we extend to the
bereaved widow, children and relations our
brotherly love and sympathy in their
Resolved 4th, That a copy hereof be
spread by the secretary on the records of
the lodge, a copy be sent to the Tazewell
for publication, and a copy sent to the
family of our departed brother.
J. Hi, Gill!'.?tie
T. A. McGuire, }? Com
S. H. L.ukd,
What will the gold Democrats in Vir?
ginia do? Will they swallow the Chicago
dose which the Roanoke convention has
made even more nauseating or will they
refuse it? The Richmond Times declines
Not a word in the Roanoke platform
about honest elections in Virginia. The
Democrats don't want them.
Tue Virginia Democratic Convention
has ratified the doctrines of Altgeld and
Till man as enunciated in the Chicago
Ocr Democratic friends are very much
inclined to treat the "General" rudely.
They have expressed great anxiety for his
arrival, but as he approaches they turn
their heads and refuse to speak to him
They say Providence has sent prosperity
and they don't seem to want it that way.
The so-called Democracy wishes to force
the fight again on a debased currency, low
and socialistic doctrines. Why
should the Republicans of Virginia fail to
confront them at every point?
A great many men in Virginia will sup
port the Roanoke ticket and platform
under constraint. They are heartily op
posed to the popocratic principles, but for
business reasons are afraid to make their
opposition known. The political coward
behold. Some Democratic
; papers in the State are in that condition.
The Cuban insurgents seem to be having
their own way again. The threatened
revolution in Spain will be of great assis?
tance to them, and it is to be hoped that
they will soon be able to throw of the
[ Spanish yoke.
Tyler, Echols and Montague make a
J ticket that will sweep the State by one of
the late Senator Barbour's majorities.?
And by one of Taylor Kllyson's majori?
ties the Democrats think. Those majori?
ties are obtained in the same way, by
manipulation of the ballots.
It looks very much like Senator Stewart
of Nevada is preparing to leave the ranks.
He has been one of the most intense sup?
porters of the Populist delusion. In a re?
cent interview he gave utterance to the
"There is no room for pessimism ic. ? this
country No one can be a'bear' in the |
face of the wheat famine in Argentina,
Russia, Hungary, and India. In view of I
this condition abroad, I should not be sur?
prised to see silver sell as low ae 25 cents I
and wheat as high as $1. There is nothing |
in talking silver at the present time and my
advice to my friends in the West is to fall
into line with the forces of prosperity and
De sent to the iazewell j progress, and receive their due share of the
ml V1"!1.- i!tyf-?th! 1 regard. The time has paesed for the old
issues. We must turn to face new issues
and new conditions."
Boise, Coxey, Debs and Stewart have |
deserted the Populists. Who next ?
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Prompt Attention to Mail Orders.
Molly Elliot Sewell, the young authoress,
is one of the most enthusiastic club women
of Washington. Most of the clubs to which
she belongs have for their object the ad?
vancement of literature and art.
Miss Susan B. Anthony has set aside
her Monday evening for her friends and
the brightest women of Rochester and of
the whole country meet there each week.
Mrs. May Wright Sewall was a guest at
the last gathering.
STRAS MEMORIAL EPISCOPAL CHURCH.
Divine Service?First and Third Sun
days of the month at 11 a. m. andSp. m.
Holy Communion?First Sunday at 11
Sunday school every Sunday at 9:30
A hearty welcome is extended to all.
Rev. W. D. Bcckneb,
Methodist Episcopal Church South.
Public worship of God on the 1st and
3rd Sundays at 11 A. M., on the 2nd and
4th at 7:30 P. M.
Meeting for ^raver, Wednesday at 7:30.
P. M. Sabbath School at 9:30 P. M.
Meeting of Epworth League each Mon?
day nhjht at 7:30., the third Monday
night of each month being devoted to
A most cordial welcome is extended to all.
Isaac P. Martin, Pastor.
Baptist Church Services.
Sunday school every Sunday at 9:30 a.
m; preaching 2nd and 4th Sundaysat 11 a.
m., and on 1st and 3d Sundays at 8:30 p.
in.; 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.
Strangers welcome. W. C. Foster,
All persons are hereby warned not to
trespass on the enclosed lands belonging to
the Clinch Valley Coal and Iron Company
bv traveling over or through the same, on_
foot oi by horseback. The law will be en"
forced on all who trespass upon the above
mentioned'lands. Hibebt Raves,
Supt. Clincli Valley Coal and Iron Co.
July 2G, 1S07.
All persons, whomsoever, are hereby no?
tified and warned not to ride, haul or walk
across or otherwise trespass on my prem?
ises, especially those leased to John and
Cosby Bowman; for the law against all
-such will be rigidly enforced.
Wm. G. W. Iaegeb.
July 31, 1897.
We have decided to discontinue our
Hardware business at once and in order
to do so, will sell anything in our bouse at
cost, but it takes CASH to buy it, and if
we have anything you want, bring the cash
and you can get it at cost. All parlies
indebted to us are respectfully requested
to come forward at once and settle, for all
accounts unpaid within thirty days will be
placed m the hands of Mr. A. Sidney
Higginbotham for collection. We wish to
thank our friends and customers for their
liberal patronage in the past, and want
them to take advantage of this cash sale.
Yours very respectfully,
Tazewell Hardware Company.