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THURSDAY FEBRUARY 2, 1899.
COUNTY ROADS AGAIN.
Two weeks ago we published an edito?
rial on the public roads of the county
which has caused some comment, if it has
not aroused any great interest. There lias
been so much said upon the subject in
past years by the local press that by
many it is treated as a stale question.
This, however, is a progressive age, and
while improvements are going on in every?
thing else there is no sound reason why
the public highways should not also be
touched with the spirit of progress.
As we said in our last article on the
subject there is but one way for the peo?
ple of Tazewell county'to have good roads,
and that is to raise the money and build
them. There is no use in building a mile
or two here and there and halfway repair?
ing a few miles at other points. Some
plan should be adopted for making a num?
ber of miles of macadamized road, and
making it so thoroughly that it will not
have to be done'over in a few years. 11
money was secured to construct 100miles
of good macadamized roads in the most
important sections of the county, where
the travel is heaviest and good road-beds
cannot be kept without the use of beaten
rock, we would then have the beginning oi
a system of roads that would soon be ex?
tended all over the country.
Suppose it would require ?100,000 to
make 50 miles of splendid road, and that
it would take 50,000 a year to pay the in'
terest on that amount, would not the im?
mense gain the people would secure in the
way of saving on the wear and tear of ve?
hicles and the ability to haul heavier loads
to and from shipping points amount an?
nually to much more than the interes;.
paid out ? Then the comfort of traveling
over good highways woul.1 be an addi?
tional compensation that can hardly be
How will the county raise the money,
do you ask ? Our answer to get the nec?
essary authority at the next meeting of
the Generally Assembly to borrow the
money. The credit of the county is good
and the money can be secured at a low
rate of interest. So far as we are con?
cerned we would like to see the question
passed upon by a vote of the citizens of
the county, if it can be done before the
next Legislature meets. We have no
doubt that when the people give the mat?
ter careful and thoughtful consideration
tfiey will come to the conclusion that the
best roads are the cheapest.
VOTE ON TREATY.
Next Monday, the Gth mst., has been
fixed upon for taking the vote in the
United States Senate upon the ratification
of the treaty with Spain. It is remarka?
ble that so many Senators will, in the face
of the expressed wishes of a vast majority
of the States and people, continue their
efforts to defeat the treaty.
This opposition to the ratification of
the treaty is, however, the manifestation
of the same spirit that has been controll?
ing the representatives of the Democratic
party in Congress for more than a quar?
ter of a century. That party has won the
distinction of being the party of obstruc?
tion and destruction, and its present Sena?
torial representatives seem determined to
have the title retained.
There has been no rational cause for delay
in the ratification of the treaty. The only
reason its opponents have been able to
assign was the fear of what they called
"imperialism." The treaty in no way set?
tles the future policy of our Government
in connection with the Philippines; and,
therefore, the supposed danger which iB
being urged by those hostile to the treaty
is merely a creation of the Democratic
Senators,ori>?inated to obstruct the Admin?
istration. The opposition is lead by Gor?
man, who is regarded as the perfection of
a political trickster. Who can doubt that
he and his followers are controlled by
a partisan spirit ?
On Monday, without there is a change
in the date for taking a vote, ;the question
will be settled whether we are to have im?
mediate and permanent peace with Spain,
and whether the serious conditions that
have been created in the Philippines by
the obstructive, policy of the Democrats
shall terminate. The rejection of the
treaty by the Senate will not only leave
our country practically at war with Spain,
but will continue its sovereignty in the
Philippines. It would also intensify the
troubles that have been created in those
islands between the insurgents and our
Government, and would precipitate a con?
flict between the American forces and
those of Aguilnaldo. The men in the Sen?
ate who vote for a rejection of the treaty
with such, even possible, dangers confront?
ing the country should be held in public
IMPRACTICAL, WE BELIEVE.
What is to binder the weekly newspa?
pers of Southwest Vhginia from forming
a press club and meeting at some point in
the B&id territory, say, once every two or
three months ? There is nothing so prof?
itable as experience meetings, discussions
and exchange of ideas in any branch of
business, and the newspaper is not an ex?
ception to this rule. The Sentinel is of
the opinion that an organization of this
kind would prove of much benefit to the
publishers throughout the Southwest, and
we would like to hear from some of our
contemporaries in reference to the plan.?
Wytheville Southwestern Sentinel.
The trouble about the country editor is
that he has no spare time to give to such
meetings^ and to attend them would have
to neglect important duties at home.
There is no position on earth that more
completely absorbs the time and attention
of a man than that of the country editor?
that is if the paper is any good. This is
caused by the numtiplicity of duties
that he has to perform, duties that no one
can discharge but himself. We say that
no one can discharge but himself, because
a lack of local support generally makes
the country editor too impecunious to
employ any capable man to come to his
relief. There is still another reason why
the organization would not be of much
benefit to the profession, that is the ex?
treme partizan political views that are
held by most of the local papers. It would
hardly be possible to prevent politics from
creeping into the organization and things
If a publisher's association could be
formed in the Southwest that would be
conducive to the business interests of the
press, and tend to refine and elevate it
more, we would welcome such a move?
ment. We do not mean to say that the
press of this section is not even above the
average in the last mentioned particular,
but in many instances there is needed im?
h is amusing to read the different and
inconsistent criticisms the Democratic
press is making upon the course which
President McKinley is pursuing on the
important questions that have arisen since
he assumed the duties of Chief-Executive
of the Nation. In one breath they charge
him with being a weak and vacillating
demagog all the time seeking to ascertain
the trend of public sentiment before he
announces his position and views; and in
another breath they are accusing him of
going directly counter to the will and ex
pressed wishes of the people. The fact is
there has never been a more resolute man
in the Presidential chair. President Mc?
Kinley has held and expressed the most
decided convictions, but has been cautious
and cartful in making them public. He
has won the confidence of the people, who
have not hesitated to endorse every posi?
tion he has taken on all public questions
that have arisen during his administration.
The Supreme Court of Appeals of Virgin?
ia on last Thursday directed a mandamus
to be issued to compel James A.
Stone, registrar at Bristol, Va., to permit
General James A. Walker to se-:
thy registration books of that pre?
cinct and to make copies thereof. This
Stone had refused to do, at Gen. Walker's
request, immediately after the election
last F?ll. The Supreme Court of Appeals
was then petitioned to grant a mandamus,
and at last the relief comes. The registrar
was guilty of a most willful and flagrant
act, and is charged by General Walker in
his notice of contest with many fraudulent
acts in connection with the election last
It is said that the mosquitos hatch out
twice during the brief summer in Alaska,
and are ready for business in ten seconds
after they leave the water. Mr. Bryan,
no doubt, would call them Alaska Gold
? ?* ^>-,?
The Republican is the organ of no
man. It is the sincere advocate of the
principles of the Republican party, but
thinks independently, and will criticise
anything it considers wrong in the party
AMERICAN FRENCH PEAS.
Unclce Sam's Market Gardeners Steal
A March on France.
Only a few years ago practically all the
canned peas consumed in this country
were imported from France, the famous
petit pois. At that Jime it was deemed
impossible to produce the required quality
in this country, consumers desiring firm,
even bright green goods, and although
sulphate of copper was used securing that
color it made compartively little difference
with the trade. American packers, how?
ever, experimented with the object of
producing a pea the equal of the French ar?
ticle, and how well they succeeded is now
an old story.
Starting with good seed, under careful
cultivation, the American pea now equals
the imported product of France, and our
packers have built up an industry which
has become an important feature of the
great canned goods trade of the country.
The careful selection of seed has resulted
in a variety having all the desirable qual?
ities of the French product and requiring
the addition of no coloring substances to
make them attractive. American canned
peas stand on their merits. Wisconsin
and New York are the leading pea-packing
states, although others are rapidly de?
veloping the industry.
For fifteen years I have followed the
occupation of sawyer at steam saw mills,
and have worked for Adams Bros, eleven
and a half yean. I am now unengaged
and would like to secure employment as a
sawyer at some mill. I refer to Ada'ns
Brothel's as to my qualifications.
Russell Sage has bad over 200 ohfldrren
named for him and to each child has given
between $2r> and $100.
M. Galle, who has taken the Hebrew
prize of the Kcole du Louvre, by a work
on the Book o( Daniel, is a Parisian baker.
Frederick R. Coudert, the New York
financier got his title of "The Lion of Wall
Street'" because of his expression and
Abraham Cohen Labptt, of Galveston,
Tex., is the latest claimant to the title o
"Oldest Mason in the United States." He
is !?? and was a member of St. .lohn s
Lodge, Boston, the oldest lodge in the
Mrs. Catherine C. Quantreil, mother of
the notorious guerrilla, William Claik
QuantreU, is dying in St. Joseph's Hospi?
tal at Lexington, Ky. She is 70 years
old, and is anxious to return to die among
friends in her former home at Canal
Congressman James A. Tawney, of Min?
nesota, ownes the last communication in
writing made by the late Kensentative
Dingley. It is the original of a telegram
written before Congress reassembled
after the holidays, when Mr. Dingley was
Prince Victor Napoleon has been gen?
erally spoken of as a cousin of the Em?
press Eugenie, but the word cousin is a
very vague one in French, and the young
lionapartist pretender was in reality only
first cousin once removed to the Empress'
husband, Napoleon III.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS.
The United States Can do There What
England Has Done In Egypt.
Brooklyn ''Eagle" (Ind. Dem.).]
It is not probable that we shall ever
withdraw froui the Philippines, for the
reason that we shall continue to respect
our obligations to the people there, to our?
selves and to the rest of the world. We
abal] stay there because the people there
will desire it. Our government will be
with the consent of the governed and
for the greater civilization of the world.
Now and then England is attacked be?
cause she remains in Egypt in violation
of the promises made when she went
there. Put the responsible Egyptians are
glad that she is there. When asked what
she has accomplished they reply that there
is safety and security, and that to-day a
fellah can win a suit in court against a
pasha, a result that was not possible under
the old order of things. Many of the
Egyptian opponents of the continuance of
British rule declare that if the British
should withdraw they would go themselves
on the steamer that sailed before the last
regiment of British soldiers was put on
beard the transports. Egypt is becoming
civilized and the people know it. Proper?
ty is safe and the people know it. The
Nile is being tamed and trained for their
benefit and the people know it. And the
day when England will withdraw is ad?
vancing farther and farther into the future.
We shall carry freedom, rather than op?
pression, to the races now under our care,
and we shall educate them to the point of
intelligent participation in their own gov?
ernment rather than deliver them over to
the tender mercies of unscrupulous and
mercenary revolutionary leaders, or for
the rest of the nations of the world to
squabble about. The expansionists seem
to be willing to assume the responsibilities
that the war has placed upon us. The
anti-expansionists, including those who
were present at the meeting on Sunday
night, want to shirk the responsibilities.
The rest is but a matter of detail.
SOME EXPANSION AXIOMS.
They Will in the Main Be Admitted By Ail
New York ' Times.'*]
We hold these truths to be deserving of
general acceptance and respect :?
1. We do not need the Philippines.
The undeveloped resources of our own do
main supply a more profitable held for our
2. The islands fell to us by hazard of
war, and with them certain obligations to
ourselves, foreign nations, and to the in
i habitants of the archipelago.
3. It would be cheaper to drop them
and run, but it would also be disgraceful,
and would doom the Eillipinos to present
anarchy and future bondage.
4. We ought to take the islands as pro?
vided in the treaty, but it should be the
primary object of our policy to make the
Frlipiros contented. Prosperous, orderly,
educated and ultimately capable of gover?
5. They must never become citizens of
the L'nited States.
6. The treaty of peace and cession
ought to be ratified without any further de?
lay in order that the state of war may be
ended and the healing work of peace be
7. Imperialism is a painted wooden
jumping jack that jumps only when some?
body pulls the string.
and Loss of Flesh
Scott's Emulsion has been the
standard remedy for nearly a
quarter of a century. Physicians
readily admit that they obtain re?
sults from it that they cannot get
from any other flesh-forming: food.
There are many other prepara?
tions on the market that pretend
to do what
does, but they fail to perform it.
The pure Norwegian Cod-liver Oil
made into a delightful cream, skill?
fully blended with the Hypophos
phites of Lime and Soda, which
are such valuable tonics,
makes this preparation an
ideal one and checks the
wasting- tendency, and the
patient almost immediate?
ly commences to put on
flesh and gain a strength
which surprises them.
Be sure you get SCOTT'S Emulsion. See that th?
man and fish are on the wrapper.
50c. and Si.00, all druggists.
SCOTT & BOWNE, Chemists, New York.
.nibsmill MMU liare gonertu iliousaud. of satisfied cus
omcrf for lmtf u century,and to celebrate tlie 50th yeai
n Imitiicsj v.-c lir.ve lamed a Golden Wedding edition of
kick's ."151.1 Guide
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(iwgeeeunrenlr, nenrlv 10? pages filled with bsndtOOM
.alMone llltistrntlons of Klowers, Vegetables, Planta
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K : talnlltg to the garden, with care for the name, and 8
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>xiienaivc give away indiscriminately, but wewanl
?reryone Interested In : good garden to have aco|>y,
h. irefbre we will send the Guido and nl for
t)l :: itIM. (or S3o. ?vorth ot need/15 0t8
It tells how credit . given for Foil Amount Of
pnrcaaea to bay other good..
Vick's Littlo Cem Catalogue...
A perfect little gem of a price lift. It Is simply the
Guide condensed, flnelv Illustrated, and in handy
shape, making It convenient for?refercnce, Fit HE
Vicks illustrated Monthly Magazine
rjmurged. Improved and up to date on nil subjects
relating to Gardening, Horticulture, etc. 90 cents
o year. Rpeciftl IS91? oirei?the Mngazlno
One year, and the Guide lot 25 rents.
yzr new plan of ielliug Vegetable Seede give, yon more
tir your money than any i.cd borne In Amerio*.
James Vicks Sons,
Kochester, N. Y. _^
FIFTY YEARS A P0STW0MAN
A Woman Recently Retired Who Had
Delivered Letters For Half a
There recently retired from the Bristol,
England, post oflice a postwoman who
was born in 1S25, and who delivered let?
ters for over fifty years. She was 72 yuars
old when she retired, and it is estimated
that she wnlked a quarter of a million
miles during her- long service. She was
granted half-pay in the shape of a pension,
and the inhabitants of her native village
took the occasion of her retirement to pre?
sent her with a handsome testimonial.
Another postwoman in the Bristol dis?
trict has just succeeded her aunt as sub
postmistress, the latter having reached the
age of 95, and having served the govern?
ment for forty-seven years.
There is a young Scotchwoman mail
carrier in a1 village near Bristol who at?
tracts considerable attention from all
strangers because of her natty appearance,
for she wears the official overcoat and
cape, a dainty walking hat and feather
and is good looking.
In Norway women have 'for some time
been employed in the railroad and pos-1
tal services, and are now receiving ap
pointments as supervisors of the railway
stations. They receive reports from con?
ductors, answer questions in English,
call out trains in the waiting rooms, ring
the station bell at the departure of trains,
etc. They also perform the duties of Gov?
ernment telegraphers, as well as of post?
masters and baggage masters.
There is more Catarrh in this section of
the country than all other diseases put to?
gether, and until the last few years was
supposed to be incurable. For a great
many years docto's pronounced it a local
disease, and prescribed local remedies,
and by constantly failing to cure with local
treatment, pronounced it incurable. Sci?
ence has proven catarrh to be a constitu?
tional disease, and, therefore, requires
constitutional treatment. Hall's Catarrh
Cure, manufactured by F. J. Cheney &
Co., Toledo, Ohio, is the only constitu?
tional cure on the market. It is taken in?
ternally in doses from 10 drops to a tea
spoonful. It acts directly on the blood
and mucous surfaces of the system. They
offer one hundred dollars for any case it
fails to cure. Send for circulars and testi?
F. .1. Ciihxky ?c Co., Toledo, 0.
BSySoId by Druggists, 75c.
The Danger at Manilia.
Now York "Times."
Senator Jones says there, will never be
another gun fired between the United
States and Spain, whether the treaty is
ratified or not. The final amendment to
the Constitution of the United States
guarantees to every citizen the right to
talk like a fool. There need be no more
guns fired by Spain at us or by us at
her. But there will have to he some guns
fired around Manila jif the Spanish trea?
ty is not very promptly ratified. The
anti-treaty party has given aid and com?
fort to the Filipinos in their policy of
armed resistance to our occupation. Let
it be known that the treaty hail failed and
war on a very considerable scale and of a
most troublesome kind would begin at once
between General Otis and- Aguinaldo's
men. If Senator Jones supposes that
things can be permited to remain as they
are in the Philippines he mistakes the
character of the people of the United
States, and he mistakes the character of
the President. It would have been as
easey to end the War of the Revolution af?
ter Bunker Bill, the Franco-Prussian War
after Sedan, of the Civil War after Vieks
burg as to declare the Spanish War en?
ded and disband armies in the present in?
determinate and dangerous condition of
New Clothes for the People.
American "Wool and Cotton Reporter."
The travelers who have returned from
their trips are beaming with satisfaction
because of the good trade which they
have had. Not only have they sold more
goods than a year ago, but they have sold
a much better class of merchandise.
They bring encouraging reports from every
section of the country, and say that they
expect a larger number of merchants in
New York this Spring than have come in
mary years. The feeling generully
throughout the West and South, they say,
is excellent, and merchants generally de?
clare themselves well satisfied with the
way the year 1898 closed ? up, and have
high hopes for a prosperous Spring season.
In the agricultural sections of the country
money seems plentiful, and much of the
demand for better clothing comes from
the farmers, who but a year ago could not
afford to buy anything but the poorest
sortofstutT. In the manufacturing dis?
tricts, mills and factories are running full
time, and the country never bore a more
prosperous aspect than now. An excel?
lent feature of the situation generally is
the fact that there are very few retail mer?
chants but have paid their Fall bills,where
a year ago most of them had to lap their
bills into the next season.
A Girl's Chance of Marriage.
A painstaking statistician has figured
out "The American Girl's Chances of Mar?
riage," and will present his conclusions in
in the March issue of The Ladies' Home
Journal. He has diecoverd that iu some
States Girl's opportunities are much
greater than in others, and that in America
they are greater than in many countries of
the Old World.
Coffee Production in Porto Rico.
The territory which produces the most
coffee is in the high and mountainous
parts of the islands, along the central
range, and here it is that the greatest need i
is felt fur transporlaion facilities, the only
existing means of communication being
!>y horse roads or mule path" built by the
residents. From the plantations where
the coffee is gathered to the nearest towns
on the coast, whence the berries maybe
carried in ox-carts to the markets, carriage
is effected, at the present time, on the]
bflcks of horses and nudes', which can take j
?iily 200 pounds, a trip. These Feme horses
bring back an equal qunnityof provisions
and merchandise fur the subsistence and
necessities of the laborers and other inha?
bitants of the interior. F?rths transpor?
tation on horses and mules $1 a hundred
pounds, each way, is paid from the point
most distant, and 50 cents from the nearer
points. There are at least :>()() plantations
along the same range, between Maricao,
Yauco ami Arijuntas.?Antonio Mattel
rjuveras, in the engineering Magazine iftr
For Mr. Bryan's Enlightenment.
Louisville "Courier-Journal" Dom.)
Arguing against our retention of the
Philippines, Mr. Bryan asks: if thin
question is to be settled upon the basis
of dollars and cents, who will insure the
nation that the receipts will equal the ex?
penditures?" Perhaps our 16 to 1 friends
would do it. If there should he a vacuum
they could coin it. and this, with the
mints open to the mines, would give us
money to throw at the islands.
BY VIRTUE OF A DECREE ENTER
ed at the August term, 1898, of the
Circuit Court of Tazewell County, in the
chancery cause of Wm. L. Moore, admin?
istrator, vs. F. 1.. Whitley, the undersigned
commissioner will sell at public auction to
the highest bidder at the front door of the
courthouse of Ta/.cwell County on FEB?
RUARY 21, 1899, that being the first day
of the February term, 1899, of County
Court for said county, two certain tracts
of land situate in tJorsepen Cove, Tazewell
County, Virginia, supposed to contain
ninety acres, being the property of F. L.
Whitley. Said properly will be sold on a
credit of six. twelve and eighteen month-'.
TERMS OF SALE: Cash sufficient to
pay costs of suit and expenses of sale,
balance on a credit of six, twelve and
eighteen months, purchaser will be re?
quired to give bonds for deferred pay?
ments with good personal security, bearing
interest from date of sale.
CliO. W. Sr. CLAIK,
Bond has been given as required by the
sbove decree and law.
II. Bank IIakmax.
RUNNING A WAKE-UP ROUTE.
The \ IclHMltudcn of the IIiinIiichh and
Why the Projector Finally
Gave It i'p.
"In the course of my hustling," said
a mau who has done many things for
a living, "I got up once in a western
town a wake-up route, waking up peo?
ple tha^ wanted to got up nt some
iixed hour in the morning. It was :i
lively town, with a lot of people in it
ihat made a practice of sitting up
uights, and who found it hard woi ic
to get up iu the morning, and I bad
no trouble in getting subscribers. I
had hard work in serving 'cm all. My
jnan had to move sharp to get around
to 'em all in time, lie couldn't stay
and argue with a man that was stupid
and sleepy. If he wouldn't get up after
fair warning lie had to let him go.
and it was this that dually made trou?
ble, because these men wanted to be
waked up with a club, so to speak, if
necessary, and while my. man was
punctuality Itself and never failed to
be there at the appointed hour and to
wake the man up, yet he was a slight
and rather delicate man and he couldn't
enforce his demands, quite aside from
ihc question of having time to stay.
Some big burly chap would say to him:
" 'You go 'way or I'll break you in
two,' and what could my man do?
"But in the morning these folks
would always be sorry they hadn't got
up and I suppose that was natural
enough, but they used to come to the
office and kick because I hadn't got
'em up. They said they'd contracted
to be got up and they wanted to be
"Well, I stood this sort of nonsense
for awhile, and then I imported a
waker-up from the east, a powerful, up
to-date slugger, who could wake up
anybody at any hour of the night, no
mutter how hound asleep he might be
and keep him awake. I sent this man
cut one night with my little man for n
pilot. It was like this:
"They'd go into the man's room, and
the little fellow'd do the talking.
" 'Come, now,' he'd say, 'it's time to
" 'You go 'way,' says the sleeper.
M 'No,' says the little man, 'you want
to get up right now, and if you don't
I'm going to get you up.'
"And in a minute or less the big fel?
low would tackle him. ITe'd wake him
up all rierht. and the sloenor realized
to think "fe?
male diseases "
could only be
treated after "lo
c a 1 examina?
tions" by physi?
cians. Dread of
kept thousands of
silent about their
suffering. The in?
Wine of Cardui has now demon?
strated that nine-tenths of all the
cases of menstrual disorders do
not require a physician's attention
at all. The simple, pure
taken in the privacy of a woman's
own home insures quick relief and
speedy cure. Women need not
hesitate now. Wine of Cardui re?
quires no humiliating examina?
tions for its adoption. It cures any
disease that comes under the head
of "female troubles"?disordered
menses, falling of the v/omb,
"whites," change of life. It makes
women beautiful by making them
well. It keeps them young by
keeping them healthy. $1.00 at
the drug store.
For advice In eases requiring special
directions, address, giving symptoms,
ths "Ladles' Advisory Department."
Tne Chattanooga Medicine Co., Chatta?
W. I. ADDISON, M.D., Cary, Miss., says:
"I use Wine of Cardui extensively in
my practice and find lta most excellent
preparation Tor female troubles."
WINE Or CARDUI
WO tlie Clerk of the County Court of
JL Tazewell County, State of Virginia:
r, the undersigned, J. L. Uaylon, here?
by file with you this, my application, as
provided by statute, to purchase four cer?
tain lots or parcels of land situated in the
town of Richlands in the said county des?
ignated, and known as lots 2, 3, 4 and 5,
section two (2), Plan A on a plat with a
certificate by the Clinch Valley Coal and
Iron Company filed in the Clerk's Office of
the county court of said county in deed
book No. 26, page 3, etc., and being the
same lots or parcels of land sold by the
Treasurer of said county on the 17th day
of December, 1895, for delinquent taxes
due for the year 1894 for by and in the
name nt Thomas C. Harris, and bought at
said sale by the Auditor of Public Ac?
counts of Virginia, for said State and
County. Said lots or-parcels of land be?
ing assessed and now upon the Commis?
sioner's books of said county for the year
1898 as follows: Lots No. 2 and 5", in the
name of Thomas C. Harris, and lot No. ?">,
in the name of W. P. BoggeSS, and lot No.
4, not on the Commissioner's books for the
year 1898, but should be in the name of
Thomas C. Harris, upon which Christopher
VVetherly holds a deed of trust. On lots
.No. L',.". and 5, with Geo. VV. St. Clair as
And I hereby agree to pay the amount
for which the sale to the Commonwealth
was made, together with such additional
Bums as would have accrued from taxes,
levies and interest, if such lots or parcels
of land had not been so'purchased by the
Commonwealth, with interest on the
amount for which -aid stile was made at
the rate of six (G) per centum per annum
from the day of sale, and on the addition?
al sums from the 15th day of December in
tbfl year in which the same would have
accrued by law.
This, the 8th day of December, 1898.
.1. I.. 11 AVION.
Virginia: In the Clerk's Office of Taze?
well County Court:
I, T. K. George, Clerk of the County
Court of Tazeweh County, in the State of
Virginia, do hereby certify that the fore?
going is a true copy of an application on
tile in my ollice aforesaid.
Given under my band this,tbe 10th day
of January, 1899.
T. E. GEORGE, Clerk.
Virginia: In the Clerk's Ollice of Taze?
well County Court, January 10th, 1899:
An affidavit having been made and filed
in the above application that the defend?
ant, Thos. C. Harris, one of the parties
named in the abave application, is a non?
resident of the State of Virginia, there?
fore the said Thomas C. Harris, Geo. VV.
St. Clair, trustee, Christopher VVetherly
and VV. P. Boggees, are required to appear
within four months after due publication
of the said application and do what may
application. And it is ordered that a copy
be necessary to protect their interest in said
of the said application be publiehed once
a week for four successive weeks in The
Tazbwbll Republican, a weekly news?
paper, published in Tazewell County, Va.,
and that a copy be posted at the front
door of the courthouse of the said county
on the first day of the next term of the
T. E. GEORGE, Clerk.
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Fancy Braldi Will Adorn Winter
Itcadgcnr, and Velvet
Will He rued.
A novelty in fancy braids for" hat
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Another new material for fancy braid
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X. variation of this is of coarse-meshed
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Velvets are to be popular ? velvet
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A new departure in pressed velvet,
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One rich variety of velvet is seeded
vith small, heavy satin dots, set around
vith little blossoms ?f heavy satin.?
ff. Y. Tribune.
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In case of mildew, a rare occurrence
n good housekeeping, the linen iswet
;cd and a salve of brown soap is
nit above and beneath, French chalk
s powdered and put on the spot thick- ,
7 and it is then exposed to the sun.?
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