Yeer in Advance.
'riday evening by
[?ante rev postoiPcp a*
?friday lan. C3 1893
Ile has been said ol
pr ?one time past,
iv means1.ti ab) n
)| our u ness < n.
?ar or two ..r, ?, with
he half of the capi
red tc build a tele
mi Monterey to
proposition was then
Isiness mci of Statin
[ilise the other halt'
the Amount requisite
of tue line. Our
ls, however, treated
with cool indiffer
Iffort waa made to
The business mer.
blowing as they do
pion of their trade
[igliland. Hath and
sties, siiou'.d at least
?act by interesting
ta enterprise that
lem into closer com
|th ia section of coun
(tribuies so liberally
rt. A telephone line
lo Monterey would
Investment as well as
ld insure the stock
|ome returns for their
Ml. This fact is be
and with the open
the move will again
and the much talked
Lvill doubtless become
^t our Staunton neigh
?ir bant) by snbscrib
ferth or one half the
and Highland will
lanie. Already shares
ie amount of five or
lollars have been ten
ritnin three men in
I it only remains for
to take on a tangible
^re their signatures to
id with a little exer
ht direction ths full
be raised. We have
for and talking about
have set our stakes
For the present let us
n upon a line within
irselves eau do some
minerals, timber, &c,
a rdiiroiid in time, so
|*nt. suppose we inter
in a present and fea
[ieac9, This is an age
ig behind? Why not
nlders to the wheel and
:e an effort in our own
3cve with the masses.
ch persuasion, Harrison
der extending the clas
Berviee. to the letter car?
lee delivery offices, but
include Bureau and Di
Is in the Covernment
[s, or printers in the
Printing Office. It is
it iii is or.'ler will keep
55 aad 8,000 republi
ler the democratic
ian, i?ut if Mr. t'leve
npt ia displacing repnb
(asters tbe example of
[fcins in dealing with the
il clerks ai the begin
f olio wed and a few
emocrats be pqt in be?
lli service commission
mo kt ion and prepares its
se Committo which ha b
j vi for sever.il months in
ng the Heading (':>:.l
13 completed the taking
ny aud i-' now at work
p, lt is believed that
itte viii report that -he
rations concerning the
ave been fully substan?
ce evidence taken; also
constitutional right of
o legislate of the subject
med, and that certain
, pi..):jably ia the shape
l:n mt to the Interstate
Bf. will li' r-.vxn ^nded.
nani and pleasing fea
i Virginia exhibit ai the
lir will be the photo*
?ws ot the fine old plan
toe lower James Uiver.
incline Upper and Low
., Shirley and many oth??
l>l:i-w. Tail Hleotjon
il be placed in the Mt.
liding which will be
lV exjiusitioa ground?, j
It is now conceded by most Virg?
inian politicians that Congress-']
ian Chas. T. O'Ferral will be thc I j
democratic color-bearer in tte neit' j
ubernatorial contest. l<
Senator John Edward J&enoa,
Vest Virginia's youngest stated
nan, died ia Washington, January
Jack Ashton, the pugilist, died
,1 Bellevue Hospital of blood pois*
ming brough1, on by a scratch on
Wells in tne Desert,
The successful boring of an ar
esiau well in the Colorado desert
8 of hopeful omen for the reclama?
tion of that region. A mighty
stream of water rose from a great
lepta?cool, pure water?and con?
tinues to How. Other borings will
doubtless be carried out, aud tlieu
will elie desert blossom as a gar?
The Boston Gloke offered $5 a
>veek for lite to the person who
inane the closest guess ot tne pop
,iar vote cast lor Cleveland and
Harrison, and Loan* ai. \\ oodbride,
,i book-keeper, is tne winner, Ile
made 10,000 guesses, and iu one
iet Clevelands vote only sixteen
aitrher than the olficial returns.
A Long and Varied Public Life
General Benjamin Franklin But?
ler, the man wno has been .before
the pub:ic in such varied phases,
died at his Washington home, Jan.
Benjamin ll. Burton, a well
known citizen of K.chu..md and a
tinner by trade, lost nis life Thurs?
day morning at Hot Springs, ti
county. He was working "ii the
new bath-house being erected at tut*
resort, when he slipped and feH to
the ground, meeting instant <
For Girls Who Sing.
Christine Nilsson, the famous
songstress who now lives in a pa?
latial house io Paris, has prepared
for publication1 a careful and explic?
it article of suggestions, which The
Ladies' Home Journal will shortly
print under the title "The Study A
If a Girl is Born
In January, she will be a prudent
housewife, given to melancholy,
If in Febuary. a humane and af?
fectionate wife and tender mother.
If iu March, a frivolous chatter?
box somewhat given to quarreling.
If in April, inconstant, not \ery
intelligent, but likely to be good
If in May, handsome, amiable,
and likely to be happy.
If in June, impetuous, will mar?
ry farly and be frivolous.
If in July, passably handsome,
but with a sulky temper.
If in August, amiable and prac?
tical, and likely to marr, rich.
If in September, discreet, affable
and much liked.
(f in October, pretty and coquet?
tish, and likely to be unhappy.
If in November, liberal, kind
and of a mild disposition.
If in December, well-proportion?
ed, fond of novelty and extrava
January, 0, 189*3.
Dear Kecobder:?Having jus
returned from a two years ram bb
through the great and far awe.
west of California, Nev Mexico
Nevada, Utah, Idaho, Wyoming
and Montana, 1 will write you i
letter. That portion of cou ntl;
just referred to ia arid. From Mex
ico to the British possession:- it is;
barren desert and almost uninhab?
ited, save along the rivers, creek
rind railroads. In traveling wove
the plains and deserts the teener]
is monotonous, broken only by tty
arrival at an Indian village when
the wild red men appear in swarms
offering for sale blankets and In
dian curiosities. They are an indy
lent set of people and say that tho
do not have to work as they are fe;
and clothed by our government
The scenery in crossing the Siem
aYevada and !Jocky mountains i
grand and beautiful beyond all de
Bcription. the railroad often reach
ing on altitude of 8.000 and 10,001
feet above the sea level.
There are now* a number of capital
isis in that country spending mil
lions of dollars in building irigal
ing canals to carry thc water fron
the rivers to ihe arid lands. Thei
the land will be cut up into sinai
farms and sold io the emigrant* o
"tender feet'' that are driftin)
around in search of homes. Bu
let me say to all Virginians tha
are anticipating a journey wed tr
I come to south-west Missouri; thi
is the most beautiful place ^jn al
the great West, One will see beau
tii'ul towns,, cities, farms, farm
houses and barns all over thi-. beau
i tii'ul rolling prairie. The soil i
rich and productive, The cliinai
is all that one could ask. The peo
plo are hospitable, energetic, pros
porous and wide-awake.
Wishing the Recorder success
and prosperity for the New Year,
Djsar RucoRmiE:?You are ??urj
naper as well as ye editors, because! ]
wa baye promise-! to pay one dollar
ind a half a year for your suppu t.
Hid editors ouglii to be able to live
rm promises; but we want to Lelp
you along, and nov., as the holidays
are over and you have hid your
rest and good time and all of us
our oysters, turkey and general hi?
larity, which is always followed by
a corresponding depression, we
must "spruce pp" or we will get
behind hand; aud you. Mr. Editor,
must take it kindly if we give you
a little nudge i n 1 say "spr c \ np"
and to typo slingers, "devil*', etc.,
iet ussay lay aside your little square
paste boards that you hold in your
hand ami lay them down one ut a
time on a table vrh the other and
"spruce up," look business-like ami
wear always a glad-to-see-yon air.
And us correspondents, upon
whom most of tlie burden rests,
but then, I am happy to Say, we
are able for the task, let us ''spruce
up'" a little too; but I don't think it
wise to write about the bad cold*,
who has not had it? I have har!
it. I have it yet. My nose is sore
and I can't well poke it into other
peoples business j mt now. I hav<
always rather liked to blow m;
own horn, but decidedly object to
so much nose blowing. Hy wifi
has it. and how she is changed From
the smiling good natured ansel as
I once ti.ought her. to the :-ad, sour
snuffling woman. My children
iiave it. and "in the raiddl i <>i
the night" and with thc thermom?
eter ai /.ero I hare had to b
??round in thc Pain
Cure, honey an 1 ;,; im. No, le
as nol say an: thing more about
?thisbad cold." We might b]
of the man upon whom the com?
mission of lunai y sal because he
did not say "ii' this weather contin?
ues, feed will bescarce.'1 Wc m
have something to say ,-b |
"ground hog dav," and if any ol
un should hear ofanvbody wanting
the ; vii appo
for fear we incur i he riispb -er,
the I: ? might I ome
thing to say about sai
and ; But let the leu
with w.~ all be, we are
''spruce up.'1 Qr.
[u8pi nee up" wants the d -vi! to
meei him Nol
we think" we understand and api re
ciate the object of : nunica*
tion. Good newsy item. regular?
ly reported from all psrts of the
county and n wi fl p ti t rip
tion list wou) I h in the inut
terof "Sprucing up."?Ed.
I .EEKS MILL.
Cold weather, this, but the health
of our community is unusually
People are all crying out fe?d
feed! I have never known it so
We had one quiet weeding ia
the neighborhood?John Bogan
and Maggie Ginger.
Rumor says there is to be anoth?
er wedding in the near future.
Mr. Will Lindsay bas gone to
Back Creek to work a year tor Ja?
cob Light uer.
Mrs. Dr. Campbell spent a few
days with her parents at this place
Robert F. Gillett is doing some
nice painting for Geo. Cleek.
Our county poor-house can boast
of but two paupers at present.
Says the Page county News: the
wind bloweth, the ^uter floweth,
the farmer soweth, the subscriber
Roweth and the Lord knoweth that
we are in need of our dues. aSo
'come a munni' 'ere we go a gun
l ilia'. We'r not a funnin', thi<
? I thing of dunnin1 gives as the ever?
Notice cf Dissolution.
The partnership* heretofore exist?
ing between thenndersigned in the
mercantile business nuder the firm
name of Winier & Hevener, is ci -
. rj this day by mutual com
Wimer will close up ihe bnsine
the partnership, (except that part
of the accounts transfern d to :
ener,) and is re; for all
debts due by the firm.
John W. Hevener.
Jan. 19. 1 2 t
By virtue of n dee 1 of I r
i to me I
and wife, on I Sep
tember, 1887, and recorded in thc
Clerk's o unty
ii t, in Beeu Book No. 7* page
U3, i will on
January 24, 1893,
offer for sale by public auction in
front of th? Court-house of said
county that certain tract of lend
lying on the Cowpasture river in
said county on which the said F.
M. Kincaid resides and adjoining
!. ii. Kincaid and ol !:
ers, containing 110 acres. Thal
part (rf said tract soil to J. W.
Campbell by said Kincaid, will
not be offered for sale.
1 have lyon directed bv the fcc**
sign ce of the debt secured, ta sell
said land to satisfy the balance,
!due, Terms, ca*h.
Chas. P. Joke**,
Don,t forset th*
ENTEK TAitf ME XT.
% t^*J/$JP* CAVEATS,
15'?.V^i?>^ TRADE MARKS,
y>?^ DESIC?. PATENTS,
?^ v COPYRIOHrS, cto.
For Information *oicl freo "'laucibook w-lto ti.
MUNN k CO., DWAT, HlW Y; K!C.
Ol.:''.-'.bureau for Mooring patent* In An
Kvorv pata it taken o :t by n i ii'- I
tae p'u'j.ic b7 6 notloe gtr?a f roe cl ehaiga in tho
Lariat, dietdatton 0'miy ?.c.iflntlFcpepnr In tha
vtorM. L?'.lb:!ui<i!T iilu?ufited. So intelligent
mih should ha ?waiii.ui lt. Weekly. 83,00 a
?<?'??: fi.r'/)?iz luoaihi Addreu MX'NN te GO,
YUBUtOBM, iSvl BrOaattwaja Hem ?"crii City.
-aa rva?.MLia ?*.??-?..??.' a ?.?**?????*)? *^a***>***a** ?
> f ? aaa* 4 ala 1-1* aa. raJL V** ala ?V a.
I PW FI ^R
I GHrOW W*VT"RGI*N"X.A
Will he hereon eac|i Com
ind will repair watcln
?ewing machines, fcc., Ssc. 1;
'or all in his line kept on -han .
Call on him.
Ml work warranted.
,---., , ...
JtliiiL -X. J. J ?. AaJ ___..( ...... j^
Practice limited to tlie
Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat
;?' irmerTy Consnlting Ocul! t hi
rist to 1
- In ' hai "
and Ear I
\J v, Va.
\V. A. CtrwKTNGnAM, Proprietor.
;-i Monterey un mal
?11.1.0 to *cire him a cull. mv3 !?
rr. 1>?" > I
. J luhMuiM .
AYe arc prepared to do fill work in this line
ou short notice, and at reuson ibla p -icc?.
V1U-Coffins furnished and deliver*: ?:.
Address us at CRARBOT'fO u, VA.
T.II.& H. F. Slavs*
Are prepared to fnrnis"i and dell .cr Cof
8ni upon vert short notice and at rea
Furniture nf all !:!nd< Rt botU in orien
and anon reasonable ti
Good trade taken in exchange 0 rori
tfo. 28 S. AUGUSTA St.,
h ?? 1
U JJ,J vj ol -?-?
COURT HQU: .
P. ,' ft
P. 0. LOOK BOX 06.
Lia. a .'?
Special attention given I
work under the above hfi.
trusted to ruy care. Iy-dcc23
sa 1 in nv a nc ci/ Mrrsn
of puse butd fosd
heifers for sale. Gal
[plication, Come and see me or ad
H. R. station and telegraph of
flee, Alderson. C. k 0. R. R.
S W, Auderaon, Aebury, Greenbrier coun
ty. 1*.*% *#*-4mo.
Annmr" tor, a .... at**- andab-/J
^atrjot. :i.o a*., po* .gllowto/
, obtain P.itoa'3, (iwent*. T.ade/
\Marka, Cop) lights, *#n* /re*./'
\Addrw. Ml'Nfa al CO.,
CLUER a H0C8HIAD,
Wholesale and Retail
No. 25 S Augusta Street,
We ha cc in stocV the largest assortment
LIQUORS AND WINES
Ever 0Sered n tins market.
vr-r.:- tor the C ilebi
ll. v. CLEA KER'S hOK PURE OLH
which we a apr iaSil r.
wv i j n p
?/ i S ?' ??
sn livery Dollar lou!
Tf so, write for our Illustrated Cam
lone, containinir illustration;1- aird price*
of everything manufactured lu "lie l.'ni
ted '?"?tates, at ninnufiietnrerf*' pricer
10.000 Illustration*.?all Hnes represen'cl
CATALOGUE mailed free on applic:
CHICAGO GENERAL SUPPLY CO.,
178 Went Van Buren St., Chicago, 111
Cs ew.?,.-.r.~.Trade-Xfrvrki obtained.r.ndaill'i
art btu . ?? i ??... iu.: <? i'.ir federate Tees.
Di..- 0"ke is Ooposi'e 'J. J. f': tent Office.
md ve ''sn -crrure patent In le. ?; time than tan
Seat. DOdel, 'ira*, itu' or photo., vi.';
tion. Wa adrlfe, If patentaMi, ur not. l>e
charge, "'ht fee not diie till jufent !s laenre
A PtliJafMt, 'How to Obum Pate&ta," wi
raxes of nm?l clianta tnyourBtaM, MOSty,
tvwa, Mat fte**. Addraea,
jp^:?''e Patt. i? O0M, V.aj'.iingicn. D. C.
WORK SHOPS e
oi woori .ru '.in-', ii ?rotkera** Itboatsra**' po*"sr vj
Mjuir.pad willi cmtflttel laUUSa'PatSn ^O
foot power. rvr~r^
cry ? '? !o?*?t bul* ./u A^v" *. >X
? l.-r pvofitthfcn Maj
ri' I ..' 'i'r::iif work. BafH
? 'u n ahof 'rial, fend for
. i ? ataloi "'?.
w. r. *, i\. nr. B.'.n5F.s co.. f\ :->.
Remarked by fi. C. Joino
P. 0., WW talc
.: "Nothing gave ur
? ich quick relit f aa D
? rheum iii
<? ?::-? MPTI03J cv;:::i).
Ai. >] I pl retired from prat
tier, \v\\ in/ bad pl iced In
an East India missionary ihe formula <
;i simp'a ',c ret alda remedy f
Mini pt rrannent < ufi u nptfoi
and Luna A itive un
ii w ind irful curativi
anda of case
it know Acti
ated liv thia motive and a desire-tn rt
1 ref ?
. I i :.L. w :,-. de re it, lhi? recipe, i
? with full il
I bv addn
dj* thia i. iper. '?','. \, .,, ,
rs' Block, l? N. V. [j.ni *??!?
WEALV MEN, YourATTENTIC
ll C u.!.::.: po r ar.
ta HI If; ^f '?:
from Nervous Debility, Weakneaa of Bod y bi
Mind, Bpermatorrhea, rnd Impntcm r, ni
sea that arlie fr ira nv, r in
? our pamphlet.
Addi IdEDICrNE t ?., Bu..nli
j N. V The 8p ettie Medicine ic sold by a
I drogjrlat'- ?t at-OO per package, or its pod
agea for $300, or aent by na ail on receipt i
I money, and with every $5.00 order ?#/
CU AHA&.TEE a cure or morney reft** Jed.
tHthO? account of connterfeita. we ha\
j o4opt*K> tbe Yellaw Wrapper, tb* ?arty geiU
i Tb Bill BOHus.
"W ?TJ=E THE
Essr Lins Cf $G $8 $10-1124 15
For Fail And Winter Wear in tho Valleys
TIIFIFTY MEN, ECONOMICAL MEN,
THINKING MEN, SENSIBLE MEN,
Thse Suits are jutt the thing for yon. They ore made for durabilit/
as well as for Kooks, for thc body as well as for the eye
No matter howyonrtaate may incline,
SURE TO BE SUITED
We are displaying SUITS of every description. Sacks in doubl'"
breasted. Btrnight cuts, and round cuts; ono, three and four but cn Cu
aways, Ulsters, Storm Coats, and Full Dress Overcoats, Bee's, Shcc*>,
Half, and a full line of
mn mehi loy
The goods are made up by the best manufacturers. Need we nrg
yen to come and look at our yooria?
JOS. L. BARTH & GO.,
'M,/,V f* l?''^'i,7",;,'? a T9/'LT'S*tPt ttl ti rr** Pl
Cf Wa B SwTJTS A'iJ^yiJ^iTA SST.*,
SHH) ff TTTTnf CK 7-T
-?^mrx*j.'*c*zi' - i n ii ni? mn maa*
h MAOT1CEKT COMBINATION FOR THE PEOPLE!
LATEST Si*i ING ATTRACTIONS.
>'- ; RY DEPARTMT OF THE STORE,
i... ?>.?? mtv.* | \ >;i) ? i.ri itv TO MAKBTHE BUST PRICES
WL'Vi.L'LVrtnihu'thfel'r.Kll . 1 h "YI TE" E EST" A'S0 KANCSGKECT SFRIN&
I M)'- EVER HAW.
Qt'AT.I ... \\, r Kl'.-., vin; latest! assortment COMPI.MTB
kXWAI 1 1-- ?.rt, - <-!?; ,:: ni-; .:? KKDID STOCK AS!) TAKlv ADVANTAGI OF
Til: INDI CkME? T< rn ri i.! I. IN
DR ' ODS rROCERJSS CLOTHING
130 ? QRNISHINQ GOODS,
d NIOKST atvles of thc b??bod. TI OX EST GOODS that ?oe
tbe WORTH and IIONE8T MERIT.
' i ont! i?!. ssaire lo every cuatrmer. Profit", liecnnse our prices will
re Raving to the buyer. Plesure becanse our goods cannot fail ??
j lenee In qunlity i nd -lyle.
?ke in your Spring having if you select
from tbe great Fair rriccd ?tock of
Wcsl Frederick St.,
J0H3C T. IIARMAK
DEALERS IN FINE WHISKIES.
(Opposite Virginia Hotel)
C/0. P. L 01I0R HOUSE.
Trv err cfrltbrftted Rock bridge County Va., Whiskey, two yean old
inly $2.00 per gallon. Warranted pure and Btraight,
Auburn (Mnrylnnd Rye) Whiskey. 8years old. ?2.50 per gallon.
Virsrinia Apple Brandy.82.00 und ?2.50 per jr-'ill^n.
OM Montit ello, (tray snd Wilson whiskies, fe.00 per gallon.
We Karry n larger Kfrocfe old Liquors than any house in Virginia, and
make the Jag and J?eg trade a specialty. Send us jour orders. We
ni:,*' > > un y o u. Oct. 30?1 j..
LOVELL DIAMOND CYCLES.
Ko. 3 G, Ladies* Cashion Tiras,
Ko. 4, Convertible Solid Tires,
Ho. 4,C, " Gusbioi Tires,
fi f, ?c!i*J Tina, strictly
' $85.00 HIGH GRADE.
Bx 2, GiistiiGii Tires,
Ba. S, Lakes' Solid Tires,
satbo i ? ??? $85.oo
JTOICLV JP. I^OVEdlL.L 4,1RTV1S CO.,
MANUFACTURERS, BOSTON, MASS.
lcd six cents in ;*.amps for eur 100 p*?* IlJostratcd Catalogue of Gnni, Ri?.**, Herol-en, Sporting Coeds af ill Heit, ett. fc
machine made at
I have us^J your Burdock Blood Hitters in my
family for ute past two years, and 1 think it is tba
:i.~i:\e I ever used. I had erysipelas very
bad, aud it has cured me; abo cured my son of
scrofula after all the doctors failed to cure him.
B. ti. ii. lias ac equal in ray cst liv. it ion.
LOUIE S. WOODWARD,
Laurel Hill, Fayette Co., Pa.
I was seriously troubled with some seventeen
boils, and one bottle of Burdock Blood Bitters
frank a. Mcpherson,
Le Roy, N. Y.
I have taken the second bottle of Burdock's Blood
Bitters, and it luis cured me of dyspepsia with
v/bicu I suffered for six yean.
\V. W. HAMILTON,
Lock Haven, Pa.
I bad humor in my blood, which broke
oot >'i my fer-in, and the doctors did ma no good.
I tried sverythint* for it, but ft* no relief. At l?et
triad tour I:unlock Blood Bitters. I hava taken
but twa bottles, and I n;u<d say that I arc cured. I
a~ (colins Uite a new man.
* STEPHEN E. JODREY,
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