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oriptlon $1.00 Per Year. Friday Jan. 2. CAL DEPARTMENT. LOCAL BRIEFS. riage license was issued n ton Friday to Jesse Bij«i-.t , Trell of this county. N. Riddle, a well known citi ickingbam fell from bis horse night, while returning home ■ritonburg, receiving injuries eh he died several houis,lat« r. D E. EunttandT K. Wood ve purchased from the true ■re. W. T. McCueaud J Mar , tbe stock of dry goods of _, Weller, and will continue ess at the same stand. Due unknown blew up the I Mr. Wm.Strickler near Sam with dynamite on the night 2. A reward of 825 is offered rrest and conviction of ihe ,rty. ton Sentinel : The West Vir p & Paper Co , states that bsolutely no truth m the re sh has gained publicity that uild an additional mill in ouuty, W. Va. handled for years steel wood tiich have given thorough -isfaction, aud they are not high" p iced. They are very ornamental -i,id economical. T. R. N Si>eck. jau 2 4 r Miss Bettie A. Hunter, formerly ■ roprietress of the Belmont Hotel at Kic City, and more recently of hange, at that place, has moved j Roanoke where she has opened a oarding bouse in Church stieet, in 7 lie fashionable residence section of . ;at city. Tuesday afternoon while the ladies the Baptist church were preparing their Christmas entertainment, Pr > caught the deorati ins on Santa ■-us' house and burned them. For .nately no other damage was done •in;! the entertainment was held that Thejiil at Clifton Forge wasbroken open by prisoners Saturday night and five escaped. George Johnson and Rob ert Haneberry, who were thatdaysent on ta await the action of tbe grand jury for highway robbery Christmas Day, were among thosi who gained freedom.jand it is supposed they were I the ones who effected the delivery. Sunday night fire broke out in the jail and the prisoners came near being suffocated. Oae or two of them were so overcome by the smoke that it was tome time before the physician could v 'ive them. The fire originated from furnace in the basement and bad *aned considerable headway before the alarm was given. Rev. J. I. Riddick, the Methodist mister who was convicted in the ounty Court of Brunswick on June 19,1900, for the murder of Dr. William 'emple, will be released from the peni ttlary on January 26. At the trial Riddick's counsel entered a plea of !,nity, but he was convicted and b to tbe penitentiary for three years. Hi*sentence has almost expired. The Hammer Carriage Co., of Way it -o. now have absolutely the most jj. ,me and best values in ye vi ne county, and will receive BDotbel (X within the next ten days cout 1 g some of the latest novelties K-mt-under rubber tire run uti l'bey are headquarters for Mail Wagons, and have them No other concern can beat then . es on harness. It V. - rater Herald: In a few days D Bi anions will move his engine .o ».- ill to Pocahontas county, -••Ik-- as a vast quantity of tim • i c -.— H. Clay Richcreek aud J'.is 1 -ie J, Maxwell, eldest daugh • r . H. Maxwell of Stokesvllle, r.ei. ;. arried at the residence of the liciating minister, Rev. W. B. Oney, Wednesday. In a recent address delivered by »yor Brown of Pueblo, Col., the llowing tribute was paid a former aunton man. "He referred to the ther loose manner in which the fin ances of that city had been bandied by a former treasurer, and said : "I wish .onight to pay tbe highest tribute in ;ay power to tbe honesty and integri y of Brooke Eskridge, city treasur r "' Mr. Williams, a wealthy ranchman Of Boise, Idaho, is in Staunton spend-j j. his holidays with his family, which j has placed here for the purpose of - edaoating his boys, of whom he has or. He has rented a house and his wife looks after tbe boj s while he looks \er affairs on the ranch. He bus bis ~ys>t the Staunton Military Academy • Capt. Kable's school) and when they aye finished there will probably con ' -nue their education at the V. P. I. or V. M. I. Mrs. Jones may be to Rime extent rtsponsib c for their being pre as she was determined to have em educated in Virginia For a few ays they bave been in Washington looking over the capital city. A Pastor's Report of 19 Months Work. A large congregation at the Second esbytenan church Sunday beard the terestiug statement of tbe pastor - his work during the nineteen months of his connection withthecou ,'Bgation. At the request of the ses on Dr. Scott had prepared and read it to the congregation. It showed that '.urins the time mentioned he had re •.eived into the church 141 members, iad baptizod 28 persons of whom 10 were infants. He has married 23 cou .;jes, conducted 20 funerals, and dis-| issed to other churches 23 members. He membership has reached 481, and | within 15 montbß of the time meutiou 'd a handsome new church has been i lilt. I may be added that tbe final rnishing of the church has just been i x-oinplished by tbe ladies of tbe Aid - ciety, who bave placid in tbe chuich '-' tiiiß wtek a handsome rak set of pu!« ,Ist furnituie and communion. The irniture c ist 31-10 and is very com- I PERSONAL. Lee Hammer of Waynesboro. 1 tbe city this week on business. a Lena Hildebrand is visiting in .W. M. Simpon has been visit r son Frank at Clifton Forge, i Katherine Hoge left Wednes r Washington to visit friends S. B. Robertson t of Marlinton. ~, is spending some time with ■es in the Greenville section, and Mrs. T. M. Benson have been visiting relatives at their old home in Newport News. Mr. N. D Sim iions, of Bridgewater. spent several days in the city last Miss Mary Cuy, who is teachiug near Baltimore, spent the holidays at her home here. Mrs. N. T. Cook ot Richmond, is visiting her sister, Mrs. W. B. Miller a'ld other relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Watson P. Gooch of Roanoke, spent the holidays with their parents. Mrs. W. B. Anderson and little son I ting her mother, Mrs. A. R. n Clifton Forge, id Mrs. C. M. Face of Hauip ted their parents here Curist ladie Wright spaut the holi iih her brother. This S. at Clifton Forge, idna Suirkey, who is leaching j iauy county, Bpent the holi h her mother iv Waynesboro. . D. Jones leturued from a visit to relatives in Richmond arsburg last week. 7. J. D. Bell of Lynchburg, few days lasr week with his )r. Wm. Bell At Mt. Sidney, iattie Kennedy, who bas been Mrs. H N. McCutcbeu, lett for Princeton, W. Va. [ary Ervine, a student at tbe rg Female Seminary, is visit- Sarah Ruckman ou the Glade. G. Hartinau, who has been ig ac Hot Springs for several visited his parents this week, ispah Dudley, who spent sev i with Miss May Catt, near s returned to her home at Ft. . W. C. Morton, principal of port News high school, spent wiih his p&rens, Capt. and j. Morton. . J. B. Harris and W. R. of Covington, spent several days during the holidays, iv Augusta, their old home. Mr. E. M. Root, of the Government Printing Office, Washington, spent the holidays with relatives and friends Isity and county. M. F. Johnson of Mt. Sidney, iveral days during the holidays r parents. Mr. and Mrs. T. A. . M. Winfree, a prominent phys ician of Richmond, spent a few days | with his father, Rev. J. H. H. Win- I Valley Mills. ). Bell Kerr of the U. S. Navy, the city this week the guest of W. H. Landes. He was en rom Boston to Kansas City. Miss Katherine Anderson, who had jeen spending a part of tbe holidays with Mrs. Arch Kinney, left Tuesday !or Hanover county. G. L. and J. L. H Wiseman, broth- I Hudson, 111, and former resi st this county, have returned id will probably spend the win their old home near Moscow, hich they will go back to 111-1 nois. ' I Mrs. Ellen 8. McCueof Fishersvllle, Nko spent several months in Pitts- ] Durg with her son, H. McD. McOue, Ked home recently. Her son ac nied her. Mr. and Mrs. George Bowers, Mr. I Rrs. Fay 8. Haines, and Mr. Ed j 'chart of this city, spent several >ith their father, Mr. Jacob Are t Middlebrook, who has been juite sick. Mr. J. VT. Campbell of the Steele's Tavern neighborhood, is spending a B i near Craigsville with his son Campbell, who is still suffering the serious wounds lecently in I, the result of en accident. Miss Florence Landes of the Mt. Sid leigbborhood, a pupil at the V. 8., who was il! with pneumonia, iken to the home of her sister, W. A. Parrish, died there on lay night. Death of Mr. W. A. Deekens. W. A Deekens, father of Dr. V.'. icken«, of this city, died last week i home in Federalaburg. Md., af-j long illness, aged 77 years. He >orn in Antwerp, Belgium, and ived in Italy, Australia, France, tndaud Canadi, coming to the ;d Btates about 20 years ago. ag his numerous literary and title writings was an elaborate c on the feasibility of "The Three j ricas Railways," from the extreme! lern part of North to the extreme . lern part of South America. This r, involving wide research and the ascertainment of elaborate data, re-. ceived the second prize of $500 in a contest with more tban 25, and was by Hinton Helper, of Bt, Louis, printed with several other prize essays in a book called "The Three Americas Rail way." He also wiote a poem on the death of Princess Alice, for which he received a letter of thanks from her Majesty Queen Victoria. He was a prolific and entertaining writer on subjects of wide latitude, many of bis papers being absorbed aid Western periodicals. «—as. a, 1 Roll of Honor. Tbe roll of honor for Arbor Hill , school— Miss Beard, teacher—for the . 3rd month: Irvine Swartzel, Paul Spit 1-sr, William Mader, John Wiseman, Lena Roudabu«h, Ola Palmer, Mamie ! Wiseman, Margaret Kennedy, Clara Christmas Eve, shortly betore dark 1 Robert Brand, an employe of Brown | & Dore, agricultural implement deal ers, returned from a hunt and placed his gun on the desk iv the room, where Mr. ,lames Dore, the seuiui' partner, was decorating a Christmas tree. Mr. Brand and Willie Bryan, the 9 year old 'son of Mr. W. S. Bryan, werescuffling aud youog Brjau struck the gun caus ing it to explode. The charge entered Mr. Dore's wrist and some of the shot penetrated the body just above the heart. The wound iv the arm was so bad that he was removed to the King's Daughters hospital, where his right arm wns amputated just below the elbow. Mr. Dore is very popular, and when the news of the distressing acci dent was circulated his friends hurried to his side to render any aid in their For several days Mr. Dore's condi tlon was so favorable that there were no fears for a fatal resolt, but ou Tues day there was a turn for tbe worse and he passed away about 3 o'clock Wed I nesday morning. His funeral will | take place this morning at 10 o'clock from St. Francis Catholic church. Mr. Dore was born in Monroe coun ty, W. Va., Oct. Ist. 1800, tbe son of tbe late Edward aud Mary Dore, and came to Augusta county with his par euts when a small boy. For about fif teen years he had been in business in Staunton, dealing in agricultural im | plements, and was regarded as one of I the most publ:c spirited and substan tial men.in the city. He was a man j of exemplary habits, the head of a lovely and happy family. His wife, who with five small children survives him, was Miss Mary Brown, sister of Dennis, John and Bat Brown and Mrs. i Thomas Kivlighan. He is survived also by four brothers and live sisters, Mrs. Mary o'Mara,Mrs. Ellen O'Mara, Mrs Ann Mitchell, Edward and Rob ert Dore of Staunton; Michael and John Dore if Richmond, and Mrs George Todd and Miss Hannah Dore of Newport News. Dr. Lewis Wheat Dead. Dr. Lewis Wheat, one of the best known physicians in the State, died at his home in Richmond ou Monday morning, after a short illness, aged 46 years. He was taken ill Sunday after noon, suffering from an affection of the heart, and in spite of all that could be done be continued to sink, passing away about 7 o'clock Monday morning. Dr. Wheat was born in Staunton, and went to that city and studied medicine at the Medical College of Virginia, graduating with high honors. He en tered upon the practice of his profes sion, and several years ago be married Miss Ella Rutherfoord, of Richmond. She survives him, with three children —Misses Eliza aud Frances and Master James Wheat, also by three brothers, Johu Wheat, of New York; Clifton Wheat, of Lewiston, Va., and Charles C. Wheat, of Staunton, and one sister, I Elinor Wheat. Wheat was a widely-Known and Singly popular gentleman. He , companionable, genial soul, and friends wherever he went. He large practice, and manifested ieenest deligbt in relieving tbe •ing. Rich or poor, high or low, ie went to him for treatment who ot receive it promptly. He was times courteons and considerate, ill be greatly missed. For several he was connected with the Uni ty College of Medicine as an in tor his classes beiug greatly at d to him. Our Advertisers. , 11. Bolen says'he has some goods uitable for presents. b advertisement of W. W. Put & Co., gives you au idea of bow ewett piano is appreciated by the ng musicians. Ie great mid-wintersaleof clothing at the Weinberg Clothing Co.'s , and bargains can be had by :in need of anything in that line. Clay Miller & Co., announce the fst remnant sale in years for to ,nd tomorrow. Real their ad and ,nd see them. L Switzer's card thanking his patrons should be read by all. . A large number of China ware novel ties has been received at the Palais! Royal, aud those having premium tick et should bring them in before the Is are picked over. L. Lang tells you something of ibe expects to do in his line the ng year, you wish to get highest cash a for your eggs, poultry and feath 3bip to A. J. M. Murdoch & Co., nission merchants, at 42 S. Water L'biladelphia. This firm adver prompt sales and daily returns, references they give are the very including a prominent firm in Items from Dorcas. rcas, Dec. 29—Mr. William But ler, wife and little son of West Virgin Ire the guests of the family of Mr. . Douglass. rs. Barbara Horn gave her family friends a nice dinner on Sunday. r. Rufus Owens, a railroad boy of t Virginia, is stopping with Mr. I. Horn during the holidays, ie radical branch of the U. B. eh of Mt. Olivet Zion will hold r holiday entertainment for the Ireu tonight, ne Odd Fellows of Mt. Soiou gave yster supper to their friends Fri nigbt, whictr was largely atteuded. iss Florence Michaels of Mos3y ik, is tbe guest of frieuda here this ts. D. Michael's sons of Staunton, spending the holidays with their ndfather, Mr. James Michael, lothing gives us more pleasure than cc tbe steady improvement that been going on around, Dorcas for past year. With so many nice nes, a good climate and a new rail ,d within two miles of us, we are al most persuaded to say, "This is surely God's own country." | Your correspondent, after a couple I of hours drive with bis best girl, at tended a turkey roast near Zatta, at 1 the -hospitable home of Mr. Jlenry - Huffer's. It is n-jeiless to say that it was enjoyed to tbe fullest extent. ' We wish a happy and prosperous New Year for the Spectator, which iVYEAR! j New Life! New Energy I New Goods! re starting the New Year youih endowed with tbe sth of a new birth, but ped with 23 years of ex ice iv the Watch and ry business, stock for 1903 will be mt will merit the close tion of all buyers, jreeiating the splendid rt given us in the past by fends and patrons, and ing them most heartily, opeiully ask for a contin in tbe future. taunton, Va. Death of a Veteran. teele Houser)died athi*home uyille, Va., at 5 o'clock on ing of December 23rd, 1902, ars, 9 months and 24 days al service was conducted at idence church, Wednesday noon, by the Rev. 8. W. Had is boily laid to rest in the cemetery by tbe side of his The subject of this notice | in Augusta county, the 29th unary, 1836, in sight of thel which he died. His father usar came to this county year 1825 from Pennsylvania ed Miss Margaret Steele of ily connection in this county, 'ather and mother were born ,nd four daughters, two of ters bave been dead for some i. William Harris, now of county and Mrs. Jas. W. irvive. The other brother, iouser, who was also a menu ipany C, sth Va. regiment lly wounded at the battle of 3, May 4th, 1864, and lived 7 days. Mr. Houser was a 1 the Greenville company or fote the war of which Ma- Newton was then captain quen'ly went forth at the lall to defend the principles d justice still dear to every lern heart and all through dreadful years of piivation ing no braver, truer or more d willing soldier ever follow to victory or defeat, serving time as one of the famous ters of the immortal Stone le. ittle of Port Republic June ie received a wound in the minny ball which could not sd tor several weeks, this connection with exposure Bring from measles during :ially caused his death, hav ped some time ago that ase consumption. lie was prisoner at tbe battle of g with most of the company ed all the privations and incident to confinement at ware for more than a year >t reach home until the mid e after the surrender, ie married Miss Eliz* J. D. who with three sons, two of d positions in LexiLgton,] wo daughters survive him, a large number of relatives Is mourn the loss of a kiud indulgent father, a good neighbor and an honorable man and true citizen. The following comrades and neighbors acted as pail bearers: Messrs. Jno. 8. Lightner, Geo. F. Wil liams, Jas. W. Hawpe, Stewart F. Steele, M. 11. Lightner and Jas. W. Miller. Soldier; thy battles are over, Tbe cause that you cherished, is lost; Vet you nobly did all that you could, Not counting privations or loss. Then sleep the calm sleep of the weary, ••As a soldier taking his rest;" When the long day of conflict is over Aud the call come to battle no more. Shiplett—Reeves. On the morning of December 24th, a quiet but pretty wedding was sol emnized at the home of the bride's father, Mr. George W. Reeves, near Stover, when his daughter, Miss Joe Etta, was united in marriage to Mr. George P. Shiplett of the Parnassus neighborhood. Rev. J. M. Plowden of Loch Willow church, peiforming the ceremony in an impressive mar ner. Orily a few relatives and immediate I friends were present. Tbe bride was dressed in a handsome suit of blue ladies' cloth, the groom in convention lal black. After the ceremony they were driven to Staunton, whtie they I took the 11 o'clock train ever theC. & I O. for Buena Vista to pay a short visit to Mrs. J. W. Silliig and Mrs. O. L Obaugh, sisters of the bride. The presents v»ere many aid useful. City Markets. Oc»a£itr> I've-lut* Staunton. Va. Jan. 1, 1903. Coirectec ay J. A. t'auvei & Co., and the White Star Mills. flour—patent 4 2S(S4 5U Kainily 3.75a4.u0 Straight *.<*.' a 3.75 Offals, pertonr fIB,UUa2O.OO Chickens per lb, young 9 Butter".'.'.'-'.".' 10 Oats—shelled ba Kye... 60 Irish Potatoes 10 a 50 Woii—unwashed 15 Wool-washed 20 Laid 10 Bacos— countrycurea .new Hams 12a14 Shoulders V2X Oornme'al' '.'.'.'.'.'.'. !C!.''.'.'..'. '.'-' '"..! VGS %* Mixed Hay 10-*,' Timothy Hay a 11 55 Clover iTav 800 a ».I'> Live Stock Markets. Baltimore, Dec. 24. Cattle—Receipts for the week S',9l head, I against 4487 head last week. One hundred and eight car loads on sale Market very dull and fully lCc to 25c lo* - Quote —Choice butcher steers $4.25 to $5.25; others, $3.00 to $4 00; heifers, $2 75 to $4.50: cows, $1 50 to $3 50; bulls, $2 50 Hogs-Light receipts: market active and higher. Quote; Westerns, $6 HO; from other points 16 40 to $6 CO; roughs $4.75 to Sheep—Lieht supply; market steady. Quote—s2 00 to $3 75. I Lambs—l iglit supply; market steady. Quote—s4.so to $5 85 Calves—Liberal supply: market dull. Quote—common to best $3 00 io $8 00. 1 Fresh Cows— Lightsupply: Market dull 1 and lower. Quote—common to best. $17.50 ■ fireenville Gleanings, ville, Dec. 30—On Saturday noon at Bethel church in the presence of many friends and relativf s Mr. Edwin Bumgardner was united in marriage to Miss Janie McClure. Rev. .las. A. McClure performing the Sunday night as the 10:30 train north bound on tbe N. & W. was one mile south of Greenville station, on a liigh fill, the enghieleft the track imbled down the bank, killiog gineer, Wesley Uailey, who was lest engineer "on tbe line. Some Irels had broken into the toof and stolen some tools with which emoved a rail. The train was 4 minutes ahead of time aud wns running into the station very slowly, therefore none of the coaches left tbe track. There were some 300 people on tbe train. Several parties were ar rested, but released. Lynching would ! Tbe same thieves'broke into the ex press office of the B. & O. By. hereand stole exprts? packages that bad been sent Mr. and Mrs. Bumgardner as bri dal presents, also a rifle and some small On Dec. 23 at Cotopaxi quite a lively little shooting affair occurred, partici Doc and Newt Sneed, in which Ed Lawhorn received two shots, one in the band and another iv the tbigb; Ike Lawhorn got a shot in the hand, and Doc Sneed got one in the leg. A fued has existed between the parties for some time, aud that morning they tried to have it out. The case will be heard this week in the magistrate's court if the parties are able to be Harry Palmer of Baltimore, Paris Palmer of the V. P. 1., MiBB Clara B Palmer of Dobb's Ferry, N. V., Lee McC. Willisms of W. &L. University, and Benj. F. Lilley. are at home. IE. Williams, Esq , is on a pleasure to Croz: t ss Jeraldine McCuflin died here ;rday and was buried today at Mt. ael. She leaves two brothers aud Middlebrook Mention. . and Mrs. G. E. Helms are speud l few days with Mrs. H.s mother. Silling of Dayton. *. Hubert Spitler aud Miss Nellie on. of Rich Patch, spent a few with Mr. Spitler's mother here s. Annie Beard and Miss Beulab d are visiting Mrs. Andrew Stone luvanna county. . Littleton is visiting his sister, Marcus at this place. '. Jacob Arehart, Sr., is very ill at writing. . Clarence Spitler spent Christmas his mother, ere was an entertainment at the eran church on Wednesday even- The program cousisted of reci n, songs, etc., aud was much en I by every one present. 7. R. A Helms, wife ami daugh ■e spendiug a few days in Dayton, ss Jessie Miller spent Christmas Miss Nina Glover near here. . Krauth Spiggle of Perm., is ling the holidays with the family r. W. B. Glover. James Glover and wife of W. spent Christmas at Mr. G.s home Uf ar here. Mr. Arthur Harris has returned home from Indiana where he has been for several months. He was accom panied by his cousin, Mr. Whitesell of Rockville. Mr. Bailey of Rich Tatch spent Sun day in our town. Miss Bessie Manley and brother are spending a few days with Mrs. John Kat this place, Buena Vista Budget. . Vista, Dec. 30 —Christmas passed off rather quietly in Buena Vista and with the exception of the usual drunks and the consumption of Iks by the small boy (and some ire not so small) their was not toing ou. J aper Co., The Tannery and t Works remembered their ees with turkeys or money,such ys their custom, of our benevolent citizens re red the poor of the city which glad to say are very few. One ian especially hired an express wagon and after loading it up with j provisions and other things dear to the heart of the children went the j rounds aud saw that no one wanted j for a good dinner. Irs. Samuel aud Charles Miller ; guests of their sister, Mrs. Wi! i . Brown. Virginia Fiers, of Northamp mty. Is the guest of her sister, ek.vi.ie Fiers at the Seminary. Sallie Meriweather, who has c guest of Dr. G D Meriweatb he last mouth, left for Holcomb Reck on the 26tb. Misses Relle and Nannie Almond, of I burg, are the guest of Alias Ella i Rucker, of Lynchburg, is the j >f City Treasurer Burks. A Record Breaker. ing the tuonth of December the j m Organ Factory of this city, I it more than 500 complete oigats, were sold to dealers iv all parts j civiliztd world and for cash. & business standpoint thli is a| breaker, being the largest out-1 any single month since the fac iss beeta-established. Mr. 11. G. i member of tbe firm, says bis! y enters the new year with the uospict it has ever yet had. Dur c past year several new buildings j mch new machit ey was added to j ant, so with these additional-fa- I b, and the constant employment '■ (v workmen, the factory conti j ,' expects to meet this year the ' ads of a rapidly expanding busi , Horticultural Society. i Augusta County Horticultural I ly will convene on r-aturrtay, Jan. 11a m., at the office ol O'Rork's; ess Co. All ihUMsUd peisons! jrdially invited to attend. W m Hell, Pies't To Cure a Cold In O.i-- Day Laxative Br< inn Quinine Tablets, j ruggist s refund ihe money if it .0 cure. E W Grove's signature each b ox. 25c. jan 2 1 BUGGIES AND CARRIAGES FOR 1903.* Just being recelved. Largest Stock, Latest Style, Strictly up-to-date. Prices to suit last y-ar's crops. The Babcock Leads the World." Wagons—tart not to burn—for we sell them. A full line ol Implements, Engines, Saw-mills, &c. Call and be convinced. hone Ca» 168 KENNEDY fH CRAY/FORD, Staunton. Va. SOCIETY WOMEN ■ As Well as the Housewife and Professional Women Endorse Pe-ru-na as a Specific for Winter Diseases. MISS BLANCHE MYERS. A SOCIETY LADY'S LETTER. Miss Blanche Myers, 3120 Perm street, Kansas City, Mo., a prominent young society woman of thai place, has the following to say of Peruna: «.« During each of the past four seasons I have caught a severe cold, when suddenly chilled after an evening party, and catarrh for several weeks would be the result. One bottle of Peruna cured me, and I shall not dread colds any more as I did. "-BLASCHB MYERS. HOME TREATMENT FREE. Catarrh Cures by Thousands Under Dr. Hartman's Free Treatment. Catarrh of the nose and head produces ' Howard Kyle io "Nathan Hale " The presentation of Clyde Fitch's American historical dramaof "Nathan Hale" with Howard Kyle in the title role at the Opera House, Saturday, Jan. 3rd, is an event of interest to Stannton theater goers. The play is a very strong one of the noblest 5 oung patriots of the American Revolutionary peiiod. "Nathan Hale" is full of op- ( portunities for intense acting and Howard Kyle ia said to fully meet them. His success for the past two I years has been snch as to encourage I him to continue playing this noble j play that is really benefitting tbe stage jin many respects. A play of such quality and of such sentiment is one to endure and we are glad that "Ni than Hale" has a stronghold upon the theater of America. It speaks well for the theater and for tbe public. The play will be given by a fine cast and sit tings. Seats on sale, as usuai. Snead—Brown. Monday last in this city, Mr. A. K. Snead of Waynesboro, was nnitfd in ' marriage to Miss Sallie E. Brown of 1 the same place The ceiemony was ■! performed at the manse of tbe First ' Presbyterian church by Rev. A. M. I Fraser, D. D', in the presence of a 1 small company of friends aid relative. Aniona those pres nt were Misses A ! ice ! Kibler of Waynesboro, Lucy Tajlor of Richmond, tnd J/ W. Browu of Richmond, brother of tbe bride. The party returned to Waynesboro on the 7:49 p. m. train. B Died in Nebraska. a Mr. George A. Gnll-y received a .- telegram Friday announcing the death :- at Lincom, Neb., of his eldtst son, r. William K. C-ullcv. He was about 88 s years old snd had been residing in tbe el west for sometime. His father anil r I mother, and one brother, Mr. Thos :s| W. Guiley of Baltimore.- aud one sis o ter ; Miss Anstre?s Galley, survhf 1- him. His retnaius were brought U I \ Coated I 1 i | with stale eggs, glue I I and other things axe i j j not fit to drink. J I Lion Coffee I is pure, uncoated I coffee—fresh, strong, I well flavored. 1 _- Th.sealed peckseein. 1/ I »urass uniform aaallt]r ,- I tl Ij. and aaaaassMaaa. *. !• ssss_ssa__aasss_«|sa»*>»_«T^s discharge from tho nose, sneezing, and pain in the eyes and forehead, weak, and sometimes watery eyes, and occasional loss of memory. ■ Unless something is done to prevent the catarrh will follow the mucous mem- We Have Placed It In Ycm Sa.ec ehT* It is not necessary for you to ;pe.:rt your "rainy day" dollars in visiting mineral springs to restore your health. An 8 oz bottle of our Concentrated Iron and Alum Water, sold at 50c. has all the minerals csntained iv 10 gallons of the natural water, so you can take a regular mineral water treatment in your own home at the cost of three cents per day. Rheumatism, Indi gestion, Female Complaints. Catarrh, Stomach Troubles, and all Chronic Diseases, absolutely cured by this celebrated water, or money refunded. You will beserpiised at the change it mill make in your condition. Sold with a guarantee in 00c and Si boitles by all the drug gists and merchants iv the Valley of Va. J. M. ECHOLS CO.. Inc.. LYNCHBURG, VA. ■ REMOVAL SALE! I have decided to move my business to another city and for a few weeks will offer Great Reductions^ on all my Clothing, Men's Furnishings and Hats. This stock, as you know, was very moderately - priced at first, and at this reduction places you in a position to buy desirable winter wearables at a great saving. This stock is new and up-to-date, the majority of it being only a few months old. Everything sold strictly for Cash. Thanking you for past favors and regretting my having to leave you. Brass Rebate Checks will not be good during this sale. Jno. C. Evans, t Under Town Clock, Staunton. Va. CONTENTMENT.? in'a watch is what you'll get by buying of me. The watches I sell are reliable time beepers. Hood to get up by and good to go to bed by. Watch and Clock repairing Also glasses fitted. B. C. Hartman, 102 S. Augusta St., Staunton, Va. ' sep '26-5 m ERNSsT B. CRAWFORD, Attorney and Coussellor-at-Law. Money to lend on improved AngU3ta and Ro ; .kingham county real estate. o-rice—Sotiu >iue Public Square, aug Ily Harrisoiiburg, Va. loss of flesh, and the other feead symp- To all snch people Jhr. Hartman's ■ treatment comes as a greet boom. It la only necessary to send name and address ' to Dr. Hartman, Columbus, 0., and oom i plcte directions for the first month's treatment will be sent free. Not only Is it more successful In cur teg catarrh than the treatment of ca tarrh specialists, but It Is In the reach | of every person in this land. A medicine which is the principal part of Pr. Hartman's treatment, known as Peruna, can be bought at any drug I store, and 13 a remedy without equal for ] catarrh in all forms, coughs, colds, bron chitis, consumption, and all climatic dis eases of winter. Each bottle isaocom j panied with complete directions for use. Address The Peruna Medicine Co., of Columbus, Ohio, for a copy of their latest catarrh book, instructively Illustrated, land contains 64 pages of the latest In formation on catarrhal diseases. Sent j free to any address. A Housewife Wlio Suffered 25 Tears. Mrs. Alia Sehwandt, Sanborn, Minn, "I have been troubled with catarrh . for tw«nty-flve years. Could not sleep 1 day or night. After having used Peruna ] I can sleep and nothing bothers me ..now."—Mrs. Alia Schwandt. Mrs. Jennie Cable, Spokane, Wash, I writes: " After suffering for twenty-one years i with neuralgia, caused by catarrh of bead, I tried all doctors and all kinds of j medicine, receiving no benefit. I be came discouraged and worn out at last. My mother wrote me to take Dr. Hart man's medicine, 30 I did, but my case 1 was a chronic one, and I was also In the change of life. Through the use of Pc ! runa and Manalin 1 am now entirely " When I began taking yon» medicine I only weighed 61 pounds; now I weigh 110. I have not taken a drop of medicine for seTen months, and would advise all sufferers to consult Dr. Hartman. The neuralgia affected my head and eyes. and for tho last year seemed to be In my breast and between my shoulder blades." —Mrs. Jennie Cable. If you do not derive prompt and sat isfactory results from the use of Peruna, write at once to Dr. Hartman, giving a full "-tatcment of your case and he lrlU bo pleased to give you hie -valuable ad» vice gratis. Address Dr. Hartman, President of The Hartman Sanitarium, Columbus, Albemarle Lands! | 1 have desirable Albemarle farms for sale. I Some good bargains. Timber land One good grazing farm. «-ome sea for yourself W H. WOLFE, Real Estate Agent, nov2Stf Charlottesville, Va, ! VA. HOTEL. Nkwlt Furnished. Steam Heated Sample Roost. j deco tf W. R. TBIPPETT. Mjr'r.