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Subscription $1.00 Per Year. THURSDAY. SEPTEMBER 21. LOCAL. DEPARTMENT. O 3300000000000000000000000 O 2 O This paper guarantees a larger g , 8 circulation in Augusta county j> _ th\U any Newspaper published g O The subscription list is open to© O inspection. © 09000000000000000 OQOOQOOO All kinds of Job work done at this office All communications to this offioeshould be addressed "To the Spectator"—thus nsuring early and prompt attention. When you come to town and wish envelopes etter-heads, bill heads or any otherkindof '. job work done, call at the Spectator and • Vindicator Office. NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC. ] This is to notify our friends and pa trons and the public generally that , commencing with next week The . Spectator will change the date of its publication from Thursday to Friday. Hereafter Friday's paper will go to j press Thursday afternoons. We have had this change under consideration for some time and have reached this de- ( cision after viewing the matter from t every standpoint. We also wish to state that this step is taken solely for the purpose of making improvements, which will redound to the good of all concerned. Advertisers and patrons will please jot this notice in their t memory and govern themselves ac- I cordingly. LOCAL BRIEFS, ! Crawford Bell, day clerk at the War wick Hotel, Newport News, has mys t teriously disappointed. He is a native v of this county. Henry Itevercomb died last Friday, v aged 80 years. Deceased lived near v Lexingtou. He is survived by a large number of relatives. v At East Eud Methodist church there s will be held a lawn party on Friday evening from (> to 10 o'clock. Supper and refreshments Till be served. A n hearty invitation is extended to all. t Commissioner of Agriculture Koiner is informed of the sale of two crops of £ Virginia apples for large sums. One '\ of these was sold for 827,000, and the other for §10,000. j Hon. J. Taylor Ellyson has return- f ed from his trip to Europe and as chairman of the Democratic State . Committee has issued a call for that ' body to meet iv Richmond on the2Bth. The public school building near the city, known as Fultz's school house, was destroyed by fire on Wednesday night of last week. The building was an old one and a new one to take its a place will be erected at once. t After a protracted illness John M. Gregory, one of Augusta's oldest citi izens, died at his residence two miles west of Staunton, on Monday last. He f had lived to the remarkable age of 88 J years, 11 months and 8 days, and leaves a wife and four children. i Near Burketown on last Saturday night the barn of Mrs. Michael Hollar 8 was destroyed by fire. In the building was stored 40 tons of hay, .100 bushels j of wheat, several vehicles, a dozen hogs j and 10 tons of fertilizer. The barn and t its contents were consumed, which makes the loss quite severe. There was insurance on the barn, but none c on the property kept therein. The Waynesboro Telephone Com pany has bought out the Nelson Coun ty Line and all its connections and ' will put new phones in aud extend and ' enlarge the service to double its pies- ( ent capacity. Another line will be run from Waynesboro to Afton and connect | with all phones. Thi» is an important | advance for Waynesboro and Nelson | as it places us in direct communica tion.—Waynesboro Herald. Opera House Attractions. Mabel Paige and her company have been drawing crowds at the opera house this week. Thiscompanybegan its engagement last Monday night and will continue until Saturday night. Popular prices prevail and the per formances given are well worth the price of admission. "ITIE MYSTERIOUS MR. BTJGLK" is the next attraction, and will appear next Monday night. This play was a great success at the Lyceum Theatre in New York, and comes highly rec ommended. Those who were fortu nate enough to see "The Bachelor's Honeymoon" last season will recall with pleasure the very clever star, Mr. Walter Walker, who is this season ap pearing with bis own company in "The Mysterious Mr. Bugle," supported by Miss Mildred St. Pierre and a sterling company. If you want to enjoy your selves and get your moneys worth greet the Mysterious Mr. Bugle at the Opera House next Monday night, the 25th. Obituary. Died, near Swoope, Va., on April 1, 1899, Wade Hampton Mizer, who passed peacefully away at the residence of his mother. The deceased had been a great sufferer for many months, but bore it all with serene patience and fortitude. His pure, bright and lovely character was replete with all the noble and gentle traits which adorn human nature aud in every relation of life his duty was noble done. His mother ha 9 been called upon to deplore a loss that can never be sup plied. Hampton was 23 years old, was bright and promising, but God knows best what to do. The funeral was conducted on Easter Sunday by the Rev. J. E. Booker. Interment in the adjoining ceineteiy. A Friend. « ,— Withdrawal of Week End Rates. After Sept. 24, the Southern Railway will discontinue the sale of week end tickets at one tare for the round trip between Washington, Orange, War renton, Harrisonburg aud Round Hill, Va., which have been on sale during the summer months. % PERSONAL. Miss Florence Elder is at home from the Old Sweet Springs. Mrs. Isaac Witz and daughter. Miss Rosa, left Monday for Baltimore Mrs. J. 11. Woodson has returned from a pleasant visit to Craigsville. A. T. Iligginbtitham is visiting friends at Goshen. I Miss Olivia Trout left Monday for I Cleveland, Ohio, to visit friends. Mrs. R. S. Turk left Tuesday'night | for Lewisburg, W. Va., on a visit to j relatives and friends. ] Mrs. David C. McGuffin, of Sewell, W. Va., is the guest of her son, Chas. R. McGuffin, in this city. Herman Becker, of Philadelphia, who is interested in Basic City prop erty, was in ihe city this week. i J. B. Monger and family, of this city, have moved to White Sulphur Springs, where they will reside in the future. Miss Lillian Lewis, of Winchester, is the guest of Mrs. E. D. Suapp and family on North New street. Rev. J. E. Booker spent last Sunday at Hot Springs, where he filled an ap pointment. R. H. Witz returned the latter part of last week from a business trip to Washington. Attorney Joseph A. Glasgow and Captain T. C. Morton left Tuesday on a trip to Richmond. Mrs. J. W. Campbell has returned from the North, where she had been for several days on business. Hon. Frank T. Glasgow, of Lexing ton, was in the city this week on business. S. A. Stover has been appointed postmaster at Valley Mills, this county. Asa Clark, of Churchville, was in the city last Saturday, and while here was a caller at our office. C. B. O'Callaghan left the first of the week for Louisville, Ky., where he will be for ten days or more. Graham Cootes has entered the Uni versity of Virginia for the present session. Mrs. George Eichelberger, of Urban na, Ohio, is visiting friends and rela tives in this city. Misses Lucile and Edith Strode, of Amherst cointy, are students at the Virginia Female Institute. C. N. Moyers and family, of Lone Fountain are spending a week with friends in Highland county. Miss Leta Watts, daughter of Sher iff Watts, left last week for Hollins Institute, to enter as a student. W. W. Newman, of Swoope, was in the city last Monday, and while here paid our office a pleasant call. Mrs. Charles S. Roller, of Fort Defi ance, Va., is visiting Mrs. T. J. Chris tian on 32ud street. —Newport News Journal. W. D. Hanger, who has been visiting friends and relatives in the county, for some weeks, returned to his home in Louisa county yesterday. Captain John McQuaide is still con fined to his home by illness. On yes terday he was reported as resting easy aud doing as well as could be expected. Misses Josephine Matthews and Daisy Feamster, who have been visit ing Mrs. R. S. Turk, left Tuesday for their home in Lewisburg, W. Va. Mi6s Blanche E. Snyder, superinten dent of the Long Island Hospital, is visiting her father, D. L. Snyder, who lives near Stribling Springs. Gideon Timberlake left last week for the University of Virginia to study medicine. He has been with Allen's drug store for a long time. Mrs. A. M. Valz and children, who have been summering at Variety Springs, returned to the city the lat ter part of last week. George Poindexter, of Birmingham, was in the city last week greeting his many friends. He is a native of Rock bridge. Morgan Byrne, Jr., Staunton's effici ent and accommodating superintend ent of water works, has been slightly indisposed this week. J. Fred. Effinger and wife left last ; week for Philadelphia and Atlantic City. At the former place they visited the exposi tion, which opened a few : days ago. 1 John R. Kiracofe left Monday for ' Baltimore, Philadelphia and New York, where he will spend several days purchasing goods for his house ' in this city. John W. Reed, of near Pinkney, . Highland county, was in the city Mon » day en route to Baltimore, where he > goes to purchase his fall and winter j stock of goods. Mr. and Mrs. Aubury Young, of I Richmond, who have been the guests c of Mrs. J, Mason Miller for some time, c left Tuesday for home. Mr. Young is a brother ot Mrs. Miller. Rev. R. C. Gilmore, pastor of the Third Presbyterian church, has re ' turned fioni his vacatiou, and filled his pulpit last Sunday morning much to the delight of his congregation. t Our worthy countyman, J. R. Kern & per, has returned to his home at Fish y ersvilte from Baltimore, where he un c derwent an operation at the Johni n Hopkins Hospital. He is now enjoy s ing good health. Capt. Charles Blackford, son of Dr 0 Blackford, left last Saturday for Culver. ''ver. Ind , where he will fill thepositioi 'i of commandant and assistant profes d sor of mathematics in the Culver Mil ** itary Academy, y II Married on Sunday. Two weddings occurred iv the coun ty on Sunday—one near this city am the other near Craigsville. The con tracting parties to the former wer< y Hiram Brown and Miss Emma J. C d Miller, Rev. R. C. Gilmore officiating P Rev. W. A. Hall performed the cere r " mony of the last named, which tool '1 place near Craigsville. Chas. A * Trainum and Miss Minnie J. Hender i sou were tbe parties married. STAUNTON SPE CTTATOR AND VINDICATOR. School Teachers for Beverly Manor, i The following teachers have been chosen by the school board to conduct the schools in the Beverly Manor dis } trict for the session of 1899-1900. WHITE SCHOOLS. I West End—Principal, Miss Cora Hudson; assistant, Miss Florence Pai , rent. Fair Ground—l'rincipal, Miss Eallie Roller; assistant, Miss Maude Floyd. Mt. Olivet—Miss Nellie Robinson. Mint Spring—Principal, Miss S Blanche Shanholtzer; assistant, Miss > Tillie McPbeeters. Sugar Loaf—Miss Ella Pearson. West View—Principal, Miss Rachel ' Hyde; assistant, Miss Cammie Ryan. Oak Grove—J. W. Nunley. Arbor Hill—Miss Lula Wallace. i Oakland—Miss Lelia Eidson. La Grange—Miss Sallie Bell. Fultz—Miss Carey Drake. Dry Ridge—Principal, R. M. Rouda bush; assistant, Miss Archye Gilkeson. Bolivar—Miss Meta Pratt. Folly Mills—Miss Myrtle Shaner. ( Ailside—Miss Mary Ogilvie. i Wheatland—Miss Ammye Todd. , Galena—Miss Ray Bishop. Shannou's—Miss Ellen Danner. , Brown'e—Miss Nannie Byers. | Englewood—Miss Ella Martin. | Stuart's—Miss Belle Brooke. j Sears'Hill—Mies Kitty Hulcheson. | COLORED SCHOOLS. < Westwood—Principal, J. T. Ander- i son; assistant, W. B. Davenport. ( Cemetery—Principal, R. H. Jackson; , assistant, Mary Johnson. Broadway—Principal, J. L. Peters; t assistant, Oliye Crawford. i Joanna—Thos. E. Jackson. 1 Sandy Hollow—Principal.T. B. John- , son; assistant, Flora Powell. ] Smoky Row—H. H. Blunt. J Pointsville—AVillie Southall. Parkersburg—Jas. M. Morris. | Shooting Scrape in Charlottesville. On Monday afternoon a serious < shooting affair took place on Main < street in Charlottesville between two 1 citizens of that city in which four men t were shot, two of them seriously. c Early that morning a personal dif- i Acuity occurred between Isaac S. Hall of the city police, and J. Frank Kelly, t superintendent of the Albemarle Tele- 1 phone Company, resulting iv Hall's ( slappiug Kelly's jaws, aud it was f thought that the matter had been set- c tied. f In the afternoon Mr. Kelly and C. S. Joseph, a merchant of Batesville, c were driving down Main street in a buggy when Hall called to Kelly to i stop. Keliy, after being halted several t times, stopped and Hall caught up with the buggy. i After passing a few words, Hall t struck Kelly and attempted to drag ] him out of the buggy, when Kelly i drew his pistol and commenced firing c at Hall who was struck by a ball in the right breast, the second ball miss ing his mark and struck Officer Strat ton who was on duty sixty-five yards away, wounding him in the right arm. , Hail then drew his pistol and com menced to fire at Kelley in the buggy, a ball from his pistol striking Mr. , Joseph in the left side of the back, causiug a serious if not fatal wound. j A fourth struck Mr. Fox, a merchant , of Yancey's Mills, whohappened to be . in the street, but the wound was not serious. Mr. Kelley was put under arrest and taken before Mayor McCue, . and after a preliminary examination was admitted to bail in the sum of $1,000 to await further developments . in the case. •— 4. —♦ Our Burketown Letter. Burketown. Sept. 18.—On Saturday night, September 9th, there was insti tuted at this place a council of Jr. Order of United American Mechanics. It will be known as Burketown Coun cil 140. It started with a list of 25 members. We think it is a good thing 1 and wish it much success. Last week Mr. Jacob Huffman inov ] ed his stock of merchandise from this to Moutivideo. Mr. Huffman is an . enterprising business man and a good citizen. He will be missed by all. Miss Nellie Miller, who has been visiting her cousin, Mies Fannie Burke, has returned to her home iv Staunton. Mr. Rawlings, of Raphine, is the guest of Mr. John S. Earman. On Saturday night the barn of Mrs. Michael Holler, near Stonewall, was burned. I believe it is thought that a . tramp was spending the night there . and accidently set it on lire. It was. a ' very tine barn and was filled with hay, . etc. The loss will be quite heavy. . Round About Roman. r Roman, Sept. 18.—The Plecker 1 Bros., of Pen Rose, were down at their 3 old home last week and threshed for A. H. Sandy near us. Michael Hollar, our postmaster and merchant at Roman, and Mrs. Ada Sanfley, of near Milnesville, were mar ried not long since. 'Walter Landes, formerly of this place, but now of Kansas City, Mo., is ' here visiting friends and relatives, but 8 will soon return to his western home, 'i Cyrus B. Landes, of near Spring Hill, s is having a very hard spell of typhoid fever and is no better at this writing. c W. A. Moyers, of the hill country, ;. is suffering at this time with cramp j and nervous prostration. n The new road known as the Landes road through the hills, has been report ed favorable by Mr. McCutchen. '" Corn cutting and seeding is now in '' order, and our farmers are very busy. 1_ Most of them are up with their fall 18 work. We cannot tell why our schools com mence so late this fall, as all the other r. districts in the connty but North River 1- open in October, and ours not until n November 6th. Will some one please 3- explain this? A Heavy Rain. Staunton and vicinity enjoyed a steady down pour of rain from early a- Tuesday morning until late at night, id The city received a thorough cleaning a- and all in all the rain was most accept re able, though quite disagreeable to j. those whose business forced them out %. of doors. c- •-—. >k In many counties in this State the \.. Democratic party is badly split and r- independents and Republicans are tak ing advantage of the situation. B CEMENT WORKS, 'prise Being Inaugurated at Craigsville. c biggest industries tbis ye will soon be started at n Augusta county," said Vithrow, of Bath county, at New Ford's last night. "A Phila delphia firm has recently purchased a big tract of land there, and let the contract fur the construction of cem ent works, to have a c.ipacity of 800 barrels of Portland cement per day. The stone.at Craigsville yields cement of the very finest quality. "I have the contract for the construction of the plant," said Mr. Withrow. You can form some idea of its size when I tell you that 1,000,000 brick will be used in its construction. I am going to Charlottesville to-night to contract for the sand to be used. There will be a large number of men employed at the works at good wages." "More money is being spent in Alle ghany county than in any other coun ty in the State," said Mr. Sam Donald, of Staunton, at Murphy's last night. "Railroads are being built, factories going up, furnaces are running at their full capacity. Tbe people are very prosperous. Work is progressing very rapidly on the big pulp mills at Cov ington," continued Mr. Donald, "and seems to be well advanced. This will be an immense establishment when completed, affording employment to "Buena Vista, in Rockbridge coun ty, has a large paper and pulp mill, which has been in successful operation Eor six or eight years, making paper of all qualities, and affording a fine mar »for poplar timber." —Richmond itch of Saturday. ay and Leech Nominated in Rock bridge. The County Democratic convention )f Rockbridge to nominate two candi lates for the house of delegates, was leld at Lexington last Saturday in the sourthouse. There were four candi lates in the field, which made the neeting a very interesting one. The first ballot resulted in a tie be tween the two leading candidates, E. EL Barclay, editor of the Lexington Jazette, and W. B. F. Leec'u, of Buf falo district. Barclay was nominated >n the second ballot and Leech oil the ourth. J. S. Craig and Dr. A. Nash Tohnston were the other two candi- G. D. Letcher was reelected chair nan of the county executive commit A resolution was adopted urging the lominees to use their best endeavors ,o secure the re-election of S. H. jetcher, of Rockbridge, to succeed limself as judge of the thirteenth judi cal circuit court of Virginia. « m ♦ Wedded on Tuesday. At the Second Presbyterian church >n Tuesday morning there occurred a rery pretty wedding the interested ia:ties being Miss Minnie Payne, laughter of Mrs. Mary Payne, and Wm. T. Kniseley, of Raphiue. The jeremony was performed by Rev. J. VI. Wells in the presence of a number tf friends and relatives of tbe bride md groom. Richard H. Bell, Jr., lames Liggett, Emmett Wilson and Walter Bosserman were the ushers md the organ was presided over by, Miss Montgomery, of Oolliers'.own. immediately after the ceremony Mr. md Mrs. Kniseley left the city on their bridal tour. They will make their fu ture home at Raphine. where the groom s engaged in business. Fetching Testimonials. These testimonials may be of benefit to proprietors of patient medicines: 'T lost my eyesight four jears ago. I nsed a bottle of your eyewash and I saw wood." "Some time ago I lost the use of both of my arms. Shortly after buy ing a box of your pills I struck a man for ten dollars." "For six months both my wife and myself wereconfined to the house with rheumatism. I trade! a silverine watch for a bottle of jour Cure 'Em and my wife sold the alarm clock and bought your pills and now we are out "I had a wart on tbe back of my neck and used it for a collar button. I took one box of your pills and can now hang my coat on it."—Mail Orders. Supposed Murder in Botetourt. A mysterious and Budden death oc curred on Jenning's Creek, in Bote tourt, on Wednesday of last week. Sidney Bryan, the 12-year-old son ot H. H. Bryan, a prosperous farmer, came home from the field complaining, and was given some wine. In a few minutes he was thrown into convul sions and died in great agony. Drs R. H. Latane and W. C. Barker, Squire Linkenhoker and Sheriff Barley went over to hold an inquest. It seems to be the general opinion that the young man was poisoned. A post-mortem examination will be held, and his stom ach sent to Richmond for examination. The greatest excitement prevails in the locality of the deceased. —. 1 — ■ ■ — Board of Supervisors Meet. The Board of Supervisors met last Saturday in their room in the court house building. The sum ot $800 was appropriated for the construction of an iron bridge across Middle river, which will be located between the C. & O. depot at Swoope and Bell's mill. It was decided also to erect a brick chimney at the jail to be attached to the heating apparatus which heats the courthouse and jail. On account of the loss of sheep the board ordered that $805 be used for the purpose of restoring to all losers their proportionate part. A Protracted Meeting. Rev. M. L. Wood, together with the deacons and members of tbe Staunton Baptist church, are making arrange ( ments to begin a protracted meeting on the 15th of next month. Dr. L. G, Broughton, now of Atlanta, Ga., bui formerly of Roanoke, Va , has been invited to assist in the meeting and i there is every reason to believe thai ihe will accept the pressing invitatioi extended him. Dr. Broughton is I forceful and convincing speaker am his coming will be hailed with delight | WHAT CAN WE DO | I FOR YOUR EYES?, | I If they trouble you we | a can enable you to see t | more distinctly and with- E % out effort. i | Eje-strain causes head- § a ache, a scrowling face, § a -, E 3 poor work and many E % diseases. c | Uneven eyesight gives | | children a dread of school I H poor lessons, sore lids E_ | and troublesome habits, c I Don't go blind ft»r the | § want of a little attention. | I Come to us and wo will E. a help you it any one can. t | H. L. LANG, | ■"* **• ■* *~ a Graduate Optician. I | Masonic Temple. | Highland county News Items. Mr. Jamie Ogilvie, of Staunton, was tierethe first of the week visiting rela tives. The young man Simmons, who was nccidently shot by his brother, is im proving and said to be out of danger. Rev. W. W. Carson, of Augusta county, arrived here Wednesday and will assist Eev. Buff in a meeting at Pisgab. Mr. .fohn Rodgers, of Stannton, in 3ompany with bis wife, is visiting his brother, Wm. G. Rodgers. who remains ;ritically ill. Mr. J. C. Bishop, of Staunton, has organized a wholesale grocery store at Jovington, to be known astheCoving ;on Grocery Company. Rev. Hupman, a young minister, of Augusta county, preached in the Methodist Church Sunday night. He was the guest of Rev. Nevitt while acre. Mr. Jacob Hevener, of Crabbottom, returned Tuesday from Staunton, hav ing accompanied his brother, Uriah, that far on his way to school. Mr. Rom Newman, of Staunton, returned with Mr. Hevener and will visit in Jrabbottom. The following Highland boys and girls left this week for school: E. Bun ker Jones, University of Virginia; Ruesel Jones, Forest Hill and Uriah Hevener, Front Royal Academy; ' Misses Phoebe and Mable Jones, Nel lie Nevitt aud Emma Matheny, Wo man's College, Lynchburg; Miss Mag jie Dudley, Lewisburg Institute; C. . 3. McNulty, J. Me. Sieg and Andrew lones, Washington and Lee; Miss Brace Ruff, Waynesboro; Wm. Luns- [ ford and Faude Trimble, Dunsmore's Business College; Ray Waggoner, Lebanon, Ohio; Ernest Porter, Kable's school.—The Recorder. ' — Story of a Slave, To be bound hand and foot for years by the chains of disease is the worst form of < slavery, George D. Williams, of Manches- . ter, Mich., tells how such a slave waa made tree. He says: "My wife has been help less for five years so that she could not ( turn over in bed alone. After using two bottles of Electric Bitters, she is wonder- I fully improved and able to do her own work." This supreme remedy for female difeases quickly cures nervousness, sleep- i lessness, melancholy, headache, backache | fainting and dizzy spells. This miracle working medicine is a godsend to weak, | sickly, run down people. Every bottle guaranteed. Only 50c. Sold by B. F. Hughes, druggist. Bridgewater Personals. Miss Grace Berlin left Tuesday for the Mary Baldwin Seminary at Stann ton. Miss Caroline Rex returned home Tuesday from a visit to Mrs. Crawford at Ft. Defiance. Stuart Richcreek has gone to Staun ton to work in the cigar factory of M. H. Richcreek and Sons. Mrs. W. A. Richcreek returned home yesterday after a three weeks' Visit to relatives in Staunton. Miss Jennie Hite and Mrs. Vidie Pool returned home Tuesday from a visit to relatives in Augusta county. Misses Effle and Madge Bucher left Tuesday for their home in Staunton, haVing spent a week at J. 11. Lindsey's. Airs. M. D. Miller and Miss Gertie FUtyd returned yesterday from a two months' sojourn at Panacea Springs. Dr. B. L. Rex left yesterday for Wat erford. Loudoun county, where he ex pects to locate for the practice of his profession. Rev. W. L. Dolly attended the burial in Staunton Wednesday of Mr. Koog ler, who died on Monday night at his home in Mt. Solon. Dr. Chas. T. Lindsey and wife spent a week with Jas. Cook and family at Valley Mills, Augusta county. Dr. and Mrs. L. left yesterday for their home iv Washington city. Mossy Creek Academy is to be re es tablished. The citizens of Mossy Creek have rented the property of the late Prof. White and the Mossy Creek Acad emy will be opened there immediately, under the management of Prof. D. D. Mcßryde, of Louisiana. We wish them success. We understand that a large building will be erected for this school before next session.—The Herald. _—. * — at —* 1 Bismarck's Iron Nerve. Was the result of his splendid health. Indomitable will and tremendous energy are not found where Stomach, Liver. Kid neys and Bowels are out of order. If you want these qualities and the success they bring, use Dr. King's New Life Pills. They develop every power of brain and body. Only 25c at 13. F. Hughes' drug store, ~~ No-To-Bac for Fifty Cent*. Guaranteed tobacco habit cure, makes weak I men strong, blood pure. 50c, (1. All druggists. „»_ i~* -, _-_ Have obtained the highest reputa* , Wood s Cirass tion __?•_ _&-*"■»_■_? «-* _t***vtv germination, causing our busl- j • "" " ness In the same to become one I > > nnr l of the largest in the United States. (» i *" lu Handling these Seeds in the large < I i /"• a _ _» — _ a _ m quantities that we do, also en- , ) I _< IOVG1* ?* _ _Q S - . ables us to sell same at the lowest > yW ▼ UVVM«J • » possiMe prices, quaUty considered. ——————————— WOOD'S SEED BOOK gives ( the fullest Information about Grasses and Clovers-aoils the different aorta J ' are adapted for—best combinations to give largest results in hay or pas- I' 1 turage—care of pastures and meadows, —c, &c A postal will bring this I' I book to you. Prices and samples of Grass and Clover Seeds sent on application. i» | T. W. WOOD & SONS, Seedsmen, Eichmond, Va. j [ <%>aw4Ara>+*r%raw%%*4W*a»*k^4+***4»*'iA*av%r+ram+^a*\ From the Churchville Community. Churchville, Sept. 18.—Onr villa now boasts of two cider factories, bot claiming to make a superior qua! of ci ler. There is quite a stir iv t community with our people rushi the apple butter iudustry. Mrs. Poole, Miss Jennie Hite, 1 and Mrs. N. Wilson, Mr. and M Leonard and Miss Mabel Hite were cently the guests of Miss Annie Hnff Miss Nannie Euritt has retun [from a visit to Maryland. Mrs. Hughes has gone to Baliimo to visit her parents. The Misses Gilkeson are having delightful sojourn in the neighborly of Arbor Hill. Lucy, the eldest daughter of Dr. , S. Blair, of this place, is quite ill typhoid fever. Mr. Robr, the contractor for the im provement of the U. B. parsonage, is progressing with his work. The Ladies of Loch Willow church are having the roof of their sanctuary repaired. Also rt pairs to the manse. Mrs Lange, of Buffalo Gap neigh borhood, is *t this writing dangerously ill with typhoid fever: also Russie Lightner. Our townsman, Willie Bear, has ac cepted a position as salesman in a clothing store in Staunton. Mr. E. Bear is busily encaged in cleaning seed wheat. Mrs. Jones has returned from a weeks' visit to friends in Bridgewater. S. Huff, Esq.. has about completed his splendid merchant mill near here. It is fitted up with all the modern im provements, and he is now prepared to make flour that will please the most fastidious baker. The youthful representative of The Spectator was in our 'ville a few days since, and made a very success ful canvass for his paper, securing sev eral new subscribers. Volcanic Eruptions. Are grand, but Skin Ereuption rob life of joy. Bucklen's Arnica Salve cures them; also Old, Running and Fever Sores, Ulcers Boils, Felons, Corns, Warts, Cuts. Bruises, Scalds, Chapped Hands, Chilblains. Best Pile cure on earth. Drives out pains and aches. Only 25c a box. Cure guaranteed. Sold by B. F. Hughes, Drugigst. — Supreme Court Decisions. Mineral Development Co. vs. James, circuit court of Wise county. Affirmed. Crockett, et al vs. Woods et al, cor poration court of Bristol. Reversed, j Meade vs. Campbell, trustee, circuit court of Bedford county. Affirmed. lirton vs. Campbell trustee, cir urtof Bedford county. Affirmed, of Roanoke vs. Shull, etc., cir onrt of the city of Roanoke, cv. p, Mosby & Co. vs. Catlett & Jenkins, circuit court ot Tazewell ■jr. Affirmed. ns vs. Morrison, Hustings court | city of Roanoke. Reversed, it vs. Kent, circuit court of Wythe county. Affirmed. Beale & Co. vs. .Hall, receiver, cir cuit court of the city of Roanoke. Re- Tbe Douglas Co. vs. the Common wealth, ciicuit court of Smythe coun ty. Affirmed. ■1 vs. Shipp, circuitcourt of Prin nne county. Bond $200. ne's executors vs. Huffmao, cir ourt of Giles couuty. Appeal and supersedeas. Bond $150. Nelson vs. Triplett, circuit court of Culpeper county. Appeal and super sedeas. Bond $400. Zell vs. Payne, circuit court of Rich mond. Writ of error and supersedeas. Bond $900. Wiße vs. Commonwealth, county court of Washington county. Writ of Bad supersedeas. Bond $100. t vs. Penuis. Petition to re- Petition refused. -femarkable Rescue. iliael Curtain, Plainfield, 111., makes ment, that she caught cold, which n her lungs; she was treated for a month by her family physician, but grew worse. He told her she was a hopeless.vicrim of consumption and that no medicine could cure her. Her druggist suggested Dr. King's New Discoveryfor Consumption; she bought a bottle and to herdelight foundherself ben efitted from the first dose. She continued its use and aftertaking six bottles,found herself sound and well; now does her own house work, and is as well as she ever was Free trial bottles of this Great Discovery at B. F. Hughes'Drug Store. Large bottlesSfJc and $1. CASTOR IA For Infants and Children. The Kind You Have Always Bought Bears the y/tT/a y> " Signature of CgauzSty/f/<CCC*£i/li City markets. Staunton, Va., Sep. 20, 1899- Coirected By J. A. Fauver & Co., and the White star Mills. Country Produce. Fl jur— patent 4.00 New process 3.50 Wheat 6S Butter 12 Irish Potatoes 30 Sweet Potatoes 50 Oats- shelled @30 Wool—unwashed , 18 Wool—wasned 20j Molasses—Syrups 12(5)4(1 New Orleans 40(5)50 Porto Blco BSffl3o West India 90®4£ Bacon—country cured .new j Shoulders .' Ra7 Sides 6aß(sj Su£ar Cutloat o* B Granulated sugar 6 Yellow sugar 5 Cornmeal — iSHOJ Mixed Hay 8.00 a B.ro Timothy Hay 100n a 0.00 Clover Hay 0.00 a 6.00 Grocer en. Ktc. Coal (111 12(5)18 Coffee—Rio 10@11 Laguayra 8 18J&0 Java @28 Mocha 32M34 Fish—Mackerel $120(Kg20C0 Lard. western—Tierces, bbs., tube. FX wholesale 6X Tea—Black... 25a30 Breakfast 25650 Japan SOffiSO Gunpowder 40(560 ' r Two" 'YY'Y.Y.Y.Y.Y.Y.Y.'nwItiw Scrubbing Floors ] , can never be made P^^!j^£s?o^-_jj__^ labor will be saved £4$i»: i Proved by using |||; C^mLaW^ 1 Gold Dust Wash- ______33_3 Send fur frea booklet—" do'd.n Uul.s ' j| __*H^T THE N. K. FAIRBANK COMPANY Cklci(o St. Louis NcwYwk Boitoo \>j l» M '* Ilil _l —J ""'""" * " * Malu -"' anB^^lTO__^ Have some choice Male and Female Pigs. For lurther information write to or call on W. A. McCOMB, Proprietor. Phone Line Arbor Hill. Arbor Hill, Va. juneS-tf NEWPORT NEWS, VA. The Magic Sea-port City of the South. Population 20,000. Salubrious climate. Greatest ship-yard in Amer- ica. 5,300 hands now at work. A number of gun boats and battleships and merchant vessles under construction. One elevator of 1,750,000 bushels capacity, and another building. 50 miles railroad sidings. Begular steamship line to Europe. Population 1880, 300; 1890, 8,000; today, 20,000. Millions of dollars seeking investment. We are making big money for our customers. We can make it for you. Write us for particulars, J. W. ROLLISON & CO., 219 25th Street. Boston Variety Store! 21 South Augusta Street. Dry Goods Notions, Shoes, Clothing, Glassware, Queensware, Woodenware, Tinware, Carpets, Mattings, Rugs and Furniture!!! gap! Ii Em, Department Special Shoe Sale ! We have just received our entire line of Boots and Shoes for the fall trade —bought before the advance in leath- er, and made of the best selected stock. Children's Dongolar Button Shoes, patent Old Ladies'Dongola kid, lace, worth 1.56; leather tips, worth 1.00; our special our special price 1.20 price 85c. Old Ladies" Glove Grain, lace, worth 1.25; Children's Grain Button or Lace, solar tip, our special price 95c. worth 1.00; our special price 85c Men - S Satin Calf , ace> plain toe or tip Misses Dongolo Button or lace, patent worth 1.50; our special price 1.25, leather tip, worth 1.25; our special Men . a Calfi congre8ai all 8ty i eSi price 95c. wortn 1S0 . our sp€C [ al prlce m J Misses Tan, lace, worth 1.25; our special The above are eapecia i ly good and | price 100. ranted solid. ' Misses Grain, lace or button, solar tip, Men . g Tan laoe) coin t06j worth 1SQ . mJ ] school shoes, worth 1.00; our special special price 1.25. 3 price 80c. „ , t Men's Genuine Calf, congress or lace, all . Misses Glove Grain, button or lace, solar styles, worth 2.50; our special price 2.00 s tip, school shoes, worth 1.15; our spec- f ial price IJOc _ A few pairs samples yet in Men's fine shoes at actual cost prices. 8 Ladies' Dongola, button and lace, worth mM _. - _ — 1 25- our special price 1.00. Men s Br0 « an and Plow snoes - w <> rtn »*i our special price 1.C0. Ladies' Dongola, button and lace, spring heel, worth 1.25; our special price 1.00. Men's Full Stock Kip Shoes, warranted; 1.25. Ladies' Dongola kid, button and lace, spring heel, worth 1.50; our special Men's Oil Grain, congress and ties, worth price 1.25. 1.50; our special price 1.25. ! Ladies' Dongola kid, button and lace, with Men , g High Top Extra Heayy Boot3> wotth heel, worth 1 50; our special price 1.25. 2 .00; our speeial price 150. Ladles' Glove Kid, button and lace, patent ,. , ,,. , — — _. ' , ' .. „ .. ___, , Men's High Top Extra Heavy Boots, worth leather tips, worth 2.50: our special B „. r ! , , ,Z! "«"»- , : -_ r * 2.25; our special price 1.95. price 1.90. Ladies' Grain and Glove Grain, button and Men ' s CaU Box Toe . worth 3.00; our spec- lace, worth 1.15; our special price 95o. ial P rice 2 - 50 - e Ladies' Oil Grain, lace, lined and unlined, Boy's Boots, extra good quality, worth worth 1.25; our special price 1.00. 1.50; our special price 1.25. 5 I An Inspection will Convince you that we are Headquarters o for Footwear. I Boston VariEty Store, A _s5a£ ] Shultz. _____ Making all preparations j now for onr -School trade, j We will ha\e plenty of the ■ books used in both new and > second hand, and an excel ; lent line of School Statione j ry and Supplies. The few remaining HAM MOCKS on hand will be closed out at a considerable reduction in price. Buy one if you must keep it till next Sammer. Albert Shultz, Next National Valley Bank. j FOR RENT. Waverly, a commodious brick dwelling, with ample shade, lawn, garden, fruit trees, and outbuildings. No choicer residence property about Staunton. And Suxxyside, comfortable frame house with outbuildings, large market garden, vineyard, variety of fruit, and a stream running through the place. Also 40 acres of excellent land, with plain tenant house, a fruit, berry and trucking farm, extensive vineyard, or chards and raspberry and strawberry plant ings. Fart set in grass, and part for cul tivation now. All west of city, near Street Car terminus. Other land to let. near Fair Grounds. aug 31-tf THOMAS D. HANSON. CALL AND SEE THE NICE LINE OF Staple and Fancy Groceries AT LYLE'S Family Grocery, No, 11 Frederick street, Next to TJ. S. Express Office Fresh stock. A 1 goods as represented. Folite attention to customers. Country Produce bought and sold:! 8. BRAD. LYLE, June 1 tf Proprietor.