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Staunton Spectator AND VINDICATOR. SUBSCRIPTION $1.00 P[R YEAK. Friday, July 23, (909 LOCAL DEPARTMENT. PERSONAL MENTION. Mrs. T, A. Bell is visiting her broth er, Mr. D. M. Smith, in Pulaski. Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Flavin have re turned from a trip to Columbus, O. Miss Rachel Speck is visiting friends in Wheeling, W. Va. Mr. A.G. Harman, of Goshen, was a visitor here on Friday. Prof, and Mrs. W. A. Bowles have gone lo Atlantic (Sty. Mr. J. B. Stephenson, a well-known member of lhe Harrisonburg bar, was in the city Saturday. Prof. R. Roy Turner, of Grant's Pass, Oregon, is here spending some time with relatives. Miss EstelleHartman, of Charlottes ville, has been the guest of her sister, Mrs. W. H. Bark man. Mrs. J. H. Garlick has returned home from a visit to Lexington and Natural Bridge. Mrs. Mary W. Bailey, of Flordia, is the guest of Mr. Mrs. Joseph B. Wood- Mr. Lacy Burgess, of the Southern Railway, was here last week in the interest of his road. Mrs. Clara B. Hamrick and children have returned from a two weeks' visit to Atlantic City. Mrs. J. Frank Clemmer and Miss Elishabeth (Uemmer hay c been visit ing friends at Haymarket, Va. Mr. and Mrs. McH. Holliday have gone to Atlantic ('ity, and from there go to Boston and other points. Capt. T. J. Roller of the Augusta Military Academa, is on a trip nort in the interest of his school. Mrs. A. F. Karnes is visiting rel tives in Clifton Forge, Covington an Millboro. bhe will be gone severa Prof. W. C. Morton, who was recen ly elected superintendent of schools o Martinsburg, W. Va., is here visitin his mother, Mrs. T. C. Morton. Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Miller haveboe spending a few days, with Mr. an Mrs. Harry Frazier in Lewisbv.g, W. The friends of Rev. Geo. W. Stover, who has been spending some time at Mt. Elliott for his health, will be glad to know that he is greatly improved. Mr. Shirley Carter, of Winchester has been appointed a member of th W. S. Hospital Board in place of th late S. H. Hansbrough. Mr. S. H. Rosenbaum, wife ant children, have returned to Roanoke after a visit of several weeks to Mrs Rosenbaum's mother. Mrs. H. T. Bayles and daughter, o Columbia, S. ('., are here to spend th summer with Mrs. Bayles' mother Mrs. Porter M. Woodward. At a congregational meeting held a New Providence Church on the 11th a call was extended to Rev. Henry W McLaughlin, of Louisville. Mr. Wallace Wiseman, for some tim one of the bookkeepers of the Nationa Valley Bank, has resigned and wil take a position with the White Sta Prof. J. G. Dunsmore, president of the Dunsmore Business College, and Mr. O. M. Whitmore, head of the com mercial department of the school, are on a month's visit through the West, and will take in all of the points of in terest, including the Seattle Enposi- The Odd Fellows of Virginia, West Virginia, and Maryland, will hold a joint meeting at Island Park, Har per's Ferry, on August 3rd. A number of prominent men from each State have signified their intention to be present and a big day is promised. This is the third year of the Tri-State meetings and they grow larger every Hon. John Goode, for many years prominent in Virginia politics, died in Norfolk last week from a stroke of paralysis. The last prominent work of Mr. Goode was thai of president of the last Constitutional Convention. He was over HO years of age, and had fre quently represented Virginia in Con- Wilmer Layne, a patient at the W. S. Hospital, who was thought to be harmless, on Saturday got hold of a knife and with it killed another pa tient, aud severely injured another, be fore the attendants could subdue him. This is the third pataint of that asylum to die a violent death in the last few James Chambers, charged with set ting fire to the Seavvright Springs Ho tel on June 17th, was arrested Saturday, and after a hearing before Kquire Wm. McCue of Ft. Defiance, was sent on to the grand jury. Chambers who is about 60 years old was jealous of his wife, who was employed there, and had been heard to make threats against the hotel. Mrs. Ella Collins, wife of Mr. L. P. Collins of this county, died on Wed nesday of last week at Marion, and the funeral took place in Lynchburg on Friday. Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Harri son, and Mr. E. L. Collins of this coun ty, attended the funeral. .Mrs. Collins, whose health had been delicate for the past year, is survived by her husband and two children. Rev. S. L. Keller, for some years past pastor of Zion-St. James Lutheran Churches, Waynesboro, has tendered his resignation to lake effect October Ist. Mr. Keller has become very pop ular in South River and his many friends will regret his departure. He has not completed his arrangements for his future work, but wherever he goes he will carry with him the best Mr. WalterJSearson, of near Raphine went to Richmond last week. Miss Janet Stephenson, of Highlant count}-, is visiting friends here. Mr. E. M. Root, of Washington, i< here for a few days. Miss Louie Snead is in Buena Visti visiting her father, Rev. E. B. Snead. Miss Katherine Henderson of Swoope spent Wednesday in the city. Mr. E. E. Reuter of Basic, was among the visitors here Wednesday. Mrs. W. P. Kent and baby havegoni to Wytheville on a visit to relatives. Mrs. C. H. Vint is visiting in Craigs Mrs. J. M. Echols of Sewell, W.Va., is visiting her parents here. Mrs. Ellen S. McCue is quite sick al her home at Fishersville. Mr. W. A. Rife of Waynesboro, was here Wednesday night to hear Hon. Seaborn Wright. Head tne changes in the C. & O. schedule, which went into effect on Mrs. J. P. Shreckhise and Miss Mary Shreckhise have returned from a few weeks' stay at Swoope. Mrs. W. W. King has qualified a administratnx of the late Mrs. E. B. Bayly, giv ing bond in the sum of 55,000. Mrs. J. W. Keller is visiting her sis ter in Charlottesville. Mrs. 11. Jordan, who is spending the summer at Craigsville, was in the city Tuesday visiting relatives and friends. Miss Elizabeth Mohler is visiting her [grandmother, Mrs. Ramsey, at Lynd- Mr. J. W. Snead of Stuart's Draft, was in the city Saturday on business, and called at our office. It is stated that the apple crop, of August of this year will not exceed 20 per cent, of the usual crop. Drs. Geo. A. and A. H. Sprinkle at tended the meeting of the Virginia Dental Association at Old Point. Judge Haas, of the circuit court of lingham, has ordered a local option on in Harrisonburg for Tuesday, W. ('. Craig, of Deerfield, has tly shipped several car loads of line Augusta cattle to the New York and Baltimore markets. Mr. J. B. Irvine, of Covington, Ky., is visiting his old home here. "Buck" always receives a warm welcome from his old friends. Mr. G. D. Euritt has been attending a meeting of the board of visitors of the colored school for the deaf and blind at Newport News. Mrs. A. M. Valz and her son and daughter, Mr. Randolph Valz and Miss < 'orrine Valz, have gone to Ocean City, Md., lo spend a month. Miss Mollie Smith, who had le«n the guest of Mrs. W. R. Tyree on Church street, has returned to Hagers- j town, Md. .Miss Maggie Henderson, who has been spending several months with her uncle in Roston, returned home Kay morning after a most delight sit. Judge Holt has decided thai the amount realized from lhe sale of the effects of the Virginia Hotel must go to the trustee in bankruptcy, and to no individual. Mr. A. K. Snead of Charlottesville, a former well known county man, was here Monday. Mr. Snead is thinking of locating in Staunton, and going into business. Mrs. R. H. Kyle and her daughter, Miss Juliet, who have been spending some weeks with relatives here, have returned to their home in New Jersey, after a most delightful visit. Mr. Wm. Earner has resigned from the council on account of his pressing business, and Wednesday that body elected Dr. E. Lacy Gibson to succeed James rttribling, a well known and respected negro, who was injured in an explosion at a quarry some months ago, died at his home near Annex on Mrs. Geo. 11. Rinsland of llinton,W. Va., who had been visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. G. H. Bosserman, has re turned home. Her sister, Miss Anna Bosserman, accompanied her. Rev. R. C. Jett, of Emmanuel Church, will leave shortly for New York, from which place he will sail for a trip abroad. Mr. Jett has just been granted a leave of absence by nis congregation. For the second time within nine months Orange Court House was visit-j ed Tuesday by a disastrous fire which played havoc in the business section of the town. The loss is estimated at Mrs. R. A. Palmer of Baltimore, who has been visiting her sister, Mrs. John N. Opie, Jr., has returned home. She was accompanied by her little nephew and niece, who will spend some time with her. Prof. Edgar I lawson, formerly of the Moffatt's Creek section, but who has been a professor of Princeton, has ac cepted an appointment as head of the department of history at the New York Normal College which has an attendance of 1,000 young women. A man named W. F. Johnson is I charged with forging a check on the I. I ■by Co. of this city, for $25, and I it cashed by Mr. A. Y. Samp ar New Hope. The forgery was ered on presentation at the bank here, and a warrant issued for John son's arrest. Secretary Louis A. Scholz of the Roanoke Fair Association, announces that the cash premiums offered at the linual exhibition which will be iept. 21-24, will amount to $20,000. ilso stated that President Taft p invited to attend the fair. O. M. Ramsey, a former popular business man of Staunton, but as for some years past been en in business in Martinsburg, W. ias been spending his vacation lis parents, Mr. and Mrs. I). C. ey, at Spoltsvvood, was here this week visiting his old time friend, Mr. A. Lee Knowles. ! !ITHS DURING THE WEEK. JIUS. K. B. BAYLY. ir community was shocked Satur morning to learn of the sudden h of Mrs. Edmonia Bell Bayly, sh occurred the night before at her c, "Tbe Kalorama," which she conducted as a private hotel for a iber of years. About a year ago rave up business on account of her Hi, but at the time of her death she just returned from Atlantic ( 'ity, was thought to be much improv ers. Bayly was a warm hearted tan, who was always a friend to one in distress and her hand was open to help the needy and many hey in this community who will •t to learn of her death. Three ren survive her, they are Mrs. W. Cinq, Mrs. H. P. Nottingham and ('has. K. Hoge, allof whom reside is city. The funeral look place ay morning from her late home, vas conducted by her pastor, Rev. i. M. Flatter, ofthe First Presby i church. tfR. ALEXANDER P. DUDLEY. .A. P. Dudley, a prominent 3r of the Mossy Creek vicinity, suddenly Thursday evening of week of acute indigestion. He n his usual health in the morn nd was at Mt. Solon on business, of his death will carry sorrow many homes in that section as is other parts of the county. He he third son of the late Richard udley, and was born in the same where he died, ides being a successful farmer anil r of one of the most beautiful ;in the county, Mr. Dudley had Unit financial holdings in various i. He was a director of the Au- Milling and Mercantile Compa- Mossy Creek, a stockholder in ackingham National Bank and a *of some very valuable residen ts in Harrisonburg. jie was a prominent member of the Presbyterian Church and held faithful ly to its doctrines and lived a life of sturdy integrity, thrift and charity. Besides his wife, who was before marriage Miss Nettie White. Mr. Dud lis survived by two sisters, Mrs. mcl Forrer, and Mrs. John H. key, and two brothers, E. N. and ney Dudley, all of Mossy Creek, had no children, ie funeral took place Saturday ning at 11 o'clock from the Mossy •k Presbyterian Church, conducted he Rev. Mr. Massie. MR. J. A. HINER. r. J. A. Hiner, a former well known citizen of Staunton,but for some Irs past a resident of Kentucky, I of pneumonia on lhe 13th inst, at Ibyville, where he was spending vacation. Mr. Hiner was a native Highland county, but for many rs resided in Staunton. He gradu ated from the Dunsmore Business Col lege, and later became a member of the faculty. Later he and Prof. B. F. Humphries established the Staunton Business College, and afterward he went to Louisville and connected him self with the Speneerian Commercial School, which position he held until his death. Mr. Hiner is survived by his wife and son, his mother who lives in Highland, and three sisters, Mrs. A. R. Gilkerson, Mrs. A. A. Crawford and Miss Lucy Hiner. The remains reached here Sunday morning and the funeral took place from Union Church at 1 o'clock that afternoon, conducted by the pastor, Rev. William C. White. KB. IIK.NKY WRIGHT. M». Henry Wright, aged HO years, a highly respected farmer of the Mof fatl's Creek neighborhood and for many years a deacon of New Provi dence Church, died at his home on last Thusday after an illness which lasted for many months. Mr. Wright leaves a widow and four children, Mrs. .James Spillman, of Columbia, S. ('., Mr. J. Rud Wright, of Covington, and P Lizzie and Mr. Samuel B. Wright, )ffatt's Creek. Funeral services were held as New Providence Church on last Friday and interment was made in the church burial ground. MKS. o. K. FUNSTON. Mrs. Lucy Lewis Funston, widow of Mr. Oliver R. Funston, died in Win chester Thursday night of last week after an illness of several weeks. The Bns were brought here Saturday oon and the funeral took place imanuel Church. Mrs. Funston was an earnest mem ber and worker in the societies of Km- Kel Church during her residence mnton, when Mr. Funston was cted with the Virginia School c Deaf and tlie Blind. MKS. SUSAN COX HESS. Mrs. Susan Cox Hess, aged about 79 *, died Sunday, the 11th inst., at ome near Spotlswood, and was d the following Monday at Old I Providence, Rev. A. H. Hamilton conducting the funeral service, assisted by Mr. J. M. Shrechkise. Mrs. Hess has been a consistent member of Mt. (armel Presbyterian Church for many years. The Southern Railway Company will run one of their popular excur- Rto Washington on the 28th, good odays. The fare from Harris onburg is only 12.50. The special train leaves Harrisonburg on the 2Sth at 7:00 a. m., giving visitors two full days in the National Capital. One of the main Ires of the excursion is the train into the new union station. -♦-< •■ *■♦- — /very Old Thing Made New. old chair with a small can of L. Home Finish Varnish Stain. Any urniture with a small can of L. & lome Finish Varnish. A kitchen porch iloor, with a small can of j. «fe M. Home Finish Floor Paint. dtchen chairs, benches, any old I things with a pound or two of .. M. Home Finish Domestic Paint. rriage, a buggy, with rbout a dol worlh of L. & M. Home Finish Carriage Varnish Paint. Porch furni ture, lawn swings, iron railings with a Scan of L. & M. Home Finish i Enamel Paint in all colors. An aky roof made tight, with a can lipse Roof and Bridge Paint. All lings made new with these little of L. & M. Home Finish Paints. Cost is trifling. Be sure fo get them ' from J. B. Roden, Waynesboro, Va. -it (STAUNTON 20 Majority Dry After a Hard Fight. Yesterday after a close fight, but harmonious on both sides, the City of Staunton voted dry by a majority of 20 out of a vole 12HH. The first ward gave a wet majority of 0 and the second ward a dry majority of 20, making a clear majority of 20. There were 9 de fective votes in the first ward and H defective votes in the 2nd ward. In 1086, Staunton's vole in the local option election was 1162. Wet vote 828, Dry yote 533. Wet majority DO. In 1891, it was 135:5. Wet vote 721. Dry vote 629. Wet majority 92. In 1907, it was 1359. Wet vote 683, Dry vote 659. Wet majority 24. 1 In 1909, it was 1288. Wet vote 634. Dry vote 653. Dry majority 20. Midnle River Teachers. On the 15th instant the Middle River School Board made the following ap jiointments of teachers for the session of 1909-10: Wilson — Miss K. Mayo Jerdone, principal; Miss Eleanor Jerdone, as- Point Lookout—J. C. Weast. Mountain View — Miss Clara W. Harriston—Mrs. J. S. Wrawford. Mt. Horeb—Miss Mary V. Cassell, principal; Miss Mary F. Utley, Miss t Nellie Slusser, assistants. West View—Principal to be sup plied; Miss Bertie Miller, primary de partment. Burketown—Miss M. K. Yancey, principal; Miss Iva Sutton, assistant. Centennial—Miss Lillie Rankin. Mt Sidney—H. C. Coffman, prin cipal: Miss Tessa Hamrick, assistant. Flint Hill—H. H. Shreckhise. Pisgah—Samuel Huffman, princi pal; Miss Iva Andes, Miss Annie Mil ler, assistants. • Verona—Miss Lucy J. Harlow, prin cipal; Miss Laura A. Keister, assis tant. Pine Top—To be supplied. Pleasant Grove —E. A. Aldhizer, principal; Miss Nora Phillips, assis- Barren Ridge — Miss Elizabeth North Point—N. W. < 'oilman. New Hope—Principal to be supplied; Miss Louise Eakle, Miss Mazie Shel ton, Miss Bessie Kennedy, assistants. Weyei'sCave—N. E. Young, princi pal; Clyde K. Holsinger, Miss Rose Coffman, Miss Matlie Jones, .Miss Linda Todd, assistants. Hermitage—Miss May Drumheller. River View —Miss Margaret Byers. Allen—Miss Ora B. Vaughan. Sampson—Miss Sallie V. Parrish. Middlebrook Items. 11 is colder this week than it has ; been, it is nice for the farmers. There is right much threshing done ' now in the neighborhood. ' We are sorry to hear that John j Marcus, who is working for John Ed. (.'ale, had his two fingers mashed off in the hay fork, but is better now and has gone back to work. Miss Alice Cale has gone to visit friends and relatives in Waynesboro. We are sorry to hear thai Mrs. N. 1!. Rusmiselle has been sick, hope she will be better soon. We are sorry to know that Franklin Cale has found the "Tar Baby" in Uncle Ream us' Story, as he fell in the tar barrel while trying to climb on a hay stack. Mr. John Clemmer is sick in bed. We are sorry to know. Miss Marguerite Palmer has returned from a visit to Fishersville. I Master Edward Folk has gone to Mt. Jackson on a visit to friends. Rev. Charles Hill preached at Sheraariah on last Sunday, which we enjoyed very much. Mrs. J. F. Clemnier returned this week from Baltimore, Md. Daisy. Sees Mother Grow Young. "It would be hard 10 overstate the wonderful change in my mother since she began to use Electric Bitters," writes Mrs. W. L. Gilpatrick of Dan forth, Me. "Although past she seems really to be growing young again. She suffered untold misery from dyspepsia for 20 years. At last she could neither eat, drink nor sleep. Doctors gave her up and all remedies failed till F'lectric Hitters worked such wonders for her health." They invigorate all vital or gans, cure Liver and Kidney troubles, induce sleep, impart strength and ap- K)nly 50c at B. F. Hughes' . Encsons old House, it, it's a beauty. It stands g all its neighbors, because ing is so bright and clear. Mr. FMcson painted with L. & M. Paint and says it cost 1-3 less than ever before. He bought only 12 gallons of L. & M. Paint and 9 gallons of Linseed Oil to mix with it. This made 2i gal lons of pure paint, and cost only $1.20 per gallon. It's as handsome as the finest in town. The L. &M. is sold by: Sold by C. H. Oohion <te Son, Stuarts Draft; J. B. Roden, Waynesboro: Augusta Milling & Merc. Company, Mossy Creek, Va. The Putnam Organ Co. are erecting a building at their plant that will about double the capacity of their out put. It will be completed by Sept. 15, and will greatly add to the value cf their plant. Messrs. Putnam &, Fox, both of whom are among our progres sive business mea, have xlecided to add pipe organ making to their industry, and they should prove as popular as the ■ parlor organ now put out by them. The New Tariff. Alexandria Gazette. Notwithstanding the bluster ol lhe Id-pat Republicans of the tariff erence committee and their decla >ns that Congress wasn't going lo ictated to by the While House, the tariff situation cleared up Saturday night sufficiently for it to be seen lhai President Tafl can if he will win his fight for either free or very much re duced raw materials, lie wont get all that he hinted al in lhe statement from the While House Friday night, but he can get all that he expected lo get, and lhat is a great deal more than Congress wants to yield. Quietly and humbly Saturday night, neary every member of the conference committee admitted that it had been practically decided to yield to the President. The indications arc that the committee, when it reports the bill back to the II louses, will recommend the fol ig: Iron ore—Free (Present rate, Us per ton;) Oil—Free (Now pro -1 by countervailing duty;) Hides en and a half per cent, ad valo (Present rale, 10 per cent.;)) -Forty-five cents per ton (Pres- He, 67 cents;) Lumber—Probably on rough, with Senate rates on icd. In announcing the prospect 'se cuts, in deference to the wishes ' President, the members of the rence committee were careful to their own hands of responsibility and to state that the President will have to "get the votes.'' They inti mated that it will be exceedingly diffi cult to put this program through the I though the House can be whip line for it. President Taft, ap ly, has agreed to "get the ' and further than that he does pear to have agreed that he will nand a good deal more than the lions named above. The Presi in a position to use a club to his demands. The Republican . n Congress is facing a situation where it cannot possibly afford to have I.ariff bill vetoed. Its members not dare go back home with a 1 of having kept the country on nxious bench through half a year .11 for nothing. It is vital for the to put a new tariff law on the Le books and there is no possibili passing a vetoed bill over the of the President. The bill will bave to be made to suit the President. Rage as they may, the Republican leaders in Congress realize that Mr. Taft has finally gotten into a position where he can dictate. Will he do it. . i — m —» Officer Lupton Badly Wounded. Inlay morning Ollicers Lupton and went to lhe home of Jim Stuarl, •.as wanted lor escaping from lhe gang some lime ago, and while r Long guarded the house Lupton in lo make the arrest. On being on to surrender the negro began al the officer. In drawing his Mr. Lupton drew his holster it and was holding it in the left when the bullet from the negro's struck it, passing through and ing a rib over his heart, passed ward and made a serious wound, r Long fired several shots at the legro and he finally fell desperately rounded. He was taken to jail and j ocked up and yesterday was thought obe out of danger. Mr. Lupton was uken to the King's Daughters' hospi ,al where his wound was attended to, md while suffering a great deal it is Bis not dangerously hurl. It ; that the negro is a desiierate er and has given the police con ;iderable trouble. Ladd Items. .Mr. Taylor Waide, of Lyndhurst, Aas found in an unconscious condition n his store last week. Dr. Mosby was mniediately summoned and pronounc-1 ■d it a stroke of paralysis. Mr. Waide las been in a serious condition up to his writing. Mr. Arthur Obenchain, from Lex nsrlon, preached in Bethlehem Church linday. Obenchain is a student Mt. Airey Seminary, Pa., and st one more year to finish bis J. W. Strickler, of North Caro ias accepted the call extended to >y the Bethlehem congregation, ill begin his pastoral work not ban the middle of September, luly 21st and 22nd, a lawn party ie held at Ladd. Proceeds for t of Bethlehem church. J. A. Sheuk has been very complaining recently. and Mrs. A. I!. Waide, from nsville, are spending a few days with their parents here. Mr. and Mrs. Zirkle, of Washington, M spent the past week with Mrs. lirkle. From Long Glade. Miss Annie Ervine spent last Sunday i with her aunt, Mrs. Lizzie Templeton, | in Churchville. Miss Mary Wood, of Lost City, W. Va., has been visiting her aunt, Mrs. Samuel Nell' has been quite sick but Mrs. Robert Kyle and daughter, of New York, spent several days with Mrs. Glenn Ruckman. Miss Virginia Dudley and Miss Sa die Davis came in from Covington, where they have been attending the Normal, to attend their uncle's funer al, Mr. Alexander Dudley, who was buried last Saturday. Messrs. Sam and Fred Bell took a large drove of lambs to market last Mrs. Lizzie Ruckman, of Doe Hill, Highland county, is visiting her old C. R. Christian spent nearly a month at home. Mrs. J. Addison Haynes, daughter of Jefferson Davis, president of the Confederacy, died al her home al ( olo rado Springs, Colo., on Monday. Her remains will be taken to Richmond and buried in the Davis section in Hollywood Cemetery. The many friends of Miss Irene Haislip, will regret to learn that she had to undergo an operation for appen dicitis at Clifton Springs, New York, where she was visiting. 11 was not known that she had been a sufferer from lhat trouble, and all hope lo hear favorable reports from her and that she may soon be able to return home com pletely recovered. . Stover News. -Mrs. Shaver, of Georgia, and Mrs. Alice Berry and child, of Baltimore, are visiting Mrs. Cora Hiner. Mrs. James Reeves, of Mt. Solon, is visiting her parents here. Mrs. Charles Hiner and children, of the city,' is visiting her relatives here. Mrs. J. N. Mohler was called to Highland on account of the sickness of her father, Mr. Armstrong. Prof. J. A. Hiner's body arrived hereon Saturday and was buried on Sunday afternoon at 4 o'clock at Un ion ( hurch, serv ices conducted by Rev. White. The following gentlemen act ed as pall bearers: 11. A.- Todd, Wirt Todd, ML B. Whitmore, 11. A. Whit more, ('. L. Brenaman and S. H. F. W. Bell, Fran* Tannehill and | others were out on the pike Sunday in Frank McKee, wife and son, from Stokesville, spent Sunday here with his parents. D. E. Gilkerson is visiting the Coiner Inily in the Fishersville neighbor- Miss Cora P.eard, who was attending c School of Methods at Charlottes ville, died at the hospital there of ty phoid fever. Her remains reached Staunton Sunday night accompanied by her mother, sister and brother, and were taken that night to her home in Rockbridge county. The funeral was held on Monday at New Providence Church at 11 o'clock. She was a good Kstian woman and liked by every Hhe had many friends and rela who mourn her loss. She was ildest daughter of Hugh Reard. leaves a mother, father, two sis ters, one brother, and an uncle, Joseph lird. She was a neice of Mrs. S. M. litmore, of this place; of Mrs. Kate lis, of Moscow; of Mrs. Nan Neff, iroadvvay, and of J. H. Silling, of nassus. She had been teaching x>l for a number of years and was versally liked, iss Emma Gilkerson is very ill li fever. Miss Watson, a trained se, is attending her. '. F. Gilkerson, of Fishersville, is * to see his sister who is ill with r. Burton took Miss McCorkle to Western State Hospital this week treatment ■*c had a long period of dry weather a good rain Wednesday freshened igs up. Corn was needing rain cry sad news was received here Tuesday of the death of Prof. Scion Hiner, of Louisville, Ky. He died ot lionia. He leaves a wife and one He was a brother of J. T. Hiner, ed, Three sisters survive—Mrs. Crawford, Mrs. A. R. Gilkerson, iss Sally Hiner. Prof. Hiner's vill be buried al Cnion Church. John Randolph is on the sick iiin. Lohr has gone to Moscow to » fever patient in the family of Long, elebrates 88th Birthday, week, surrounded by her chil- great-grandehil rlrs. E. A. Hawkins celebrated h birthday in old Virginia style, dinner at her home on North . street. A sister, Mrs. Mary F. irt, of Ohio, who is HI years old n lo be present on the occasion, ildren present on Wednesday Irs. Porter M. Woodward of on, and Mr. J. P. Hawkins of junty—Mrs. H. T. llaylisof 00l- S. ('., Mr. Roy Turner of Grants ire., and Miss Bessie McDowell of Staunton, were the grand n, little Miss Katharine and irt Baylis, the great-grandchil- Mrs. Hawkins was before mar iss Klizabeth Ann Black, and n in Campbell county, Virginia, She was the daughter of Wil- Jlack and Mary Cobbs. The of Mary Cobbs v\ as a Marshall, isier of lhe father of Chief Jus m Marshall, ly after her marriage to Richard ns she came to Staunton to live. elore lhe war Mr. Hawkins the old school house on "Green now north Market street, which ays been a home for the chil randchildren and great-grand-1 n. I Hawkins has always led an md useful life, both in her home • church. i Public School Teachers, your name and address to|the igned and receive free by return l artistic monthly calendar for ! nine months. J. G. DI'NSMOKK, 7 2 1 m sitaunton, Va. There is talk of extending the Chesa peake Western Railway from Stokes ville to near Deerfield. Mr. W. C. Craig, of that place, and Mr. W. E. D. Stokes, of New York, the capitalist and railroad man, have been over the proposed route and Mr. Stokes is very much interested in the proposed exten sion. • _, . The Y. M. C. A. campers left Mon day for a three weeks' stay at Trinity Deafness Cannot be Cured by local applications, as they cannot reach the diseased portion of the ear. There is only one way to cure deafness, and that is by constitutional remedies. Deafness is caused by an inflamed con dition of the mucous lining of the Eu stachian Tube. When this tube is in llamed you have a rumbling sound or imperfect hearing, and when it is en tirely closed, Deafness is the result, un less the inflammation can be taken out and this tube restored to its normal conditions, hearing will be destroyed forever; nine cases out of ten are caused by Catarrh, which is nothing but an inflamed condition of the mucous sur- We will give One Hundred Dollars for any case of Deafness (caused by ca tarrh) that cannot be cured by Hall's Catarrh Cure. Send for circular free. ?**old oy llruggisis, -oc. nation. I CASTOR IA For Infants and Children. The Kind You Have Always Bought Signature of C&yl/ffi££jCtfy Take one with you on your vacation. Get a Kodak It will jierpetuale for years to come the happiest memories of the day in tangible form of pictures. It is suita ble alike for the children, the young lady or the older members of the fami ly. A Kodak will offer the busy man an intensely interesting hobby—it will develop the faculty of observation in the growing children—it otters a de lightful cherished recreation to all. Brownies $1.00 to $12.00 Kodaks $5.00 to & 100 and all the necessary supplies. Ask for catalogue. H. L« Lang', Masonic Temple. ARMISTEAD C. Successor to PATRICK & GORDON, Attorney and Counsellor at Law. 7 and 8 Law Building, Staunton, Va. Prompt add energetic attention to all legal business. DR. W. F. DEEKENS, j SURGEON DENTIST OFFICES: ' m Rooms I and 2, Crowle Building, ] I'hone 73C. Staunton, v v i WANTED. 200,000 ft. White Oak, Red Oak and Black Oak, sawed strong inch, even lengths, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16 ft., gruen or dry. To be delivered inside of 6 months at the rate of 50,000 ft. per month. Cash will be paid for same delivered at our factory. Black walnut wanted at all times, cash paid for same. Good ] butt longs sawed strong 1J inches. Young timber sawed strong inch. Good prices paid. W. W. PUTNAM & CO., Staunton, Va. Notice of Shareholders Meeting In accordance with a resolution of the board of directors of the National Valley Bank of Staunton adopted at their regular meeting held on the 23d day of June, 1909, a special meeting of the shareholders of the capital stock of said bank is hereby called, to be held at their banking house in Staunton, Virginia, on the 28th day of July, 1909, at 10 o'clock a. m., for the purpose of considering an increase in the capital stock of said bank from $100,000 to $200,000, and such other business as may properly come before said meet ing. Edward Echols, H. A. Walker, President. < 'ashier. The Laundry I | The Laundry of QufWty. I I of Quality. The Model Laundry, Bring us your flat whrk, as well as the starched work. Its an ecodomy. All work called for and delivered. SPECIAL C. 0. D. PRICE LIST Sheets, - - 3c a piece Pillow Slips - - 2c a piece Towels - - lc a piece Table (Moths - - 3c a yard Napkins - - - lc each Spreads - - 10c up "Not How Cheap, But How Good." (S N I Baseball and Tennis ! * * The season is now on. We have this year the largest stock of Athletic Goods! Kver brought to ;the city. It will pay you to look over our line. Special prices to teams ordering autfils. Caldwell - Sites Go MASONIC TEMPLE, STAUNTON. VA. r~ m | BECAISES! . Yon should patronize our DRUG STORE BECAUSE E very tli ing wo sell il absolutely pure and of the best quality. BECAUSE VVe give special attention to the a tilling of prescriptions ami the compounding of family medi cines. ' BECAUSE Our stock of drugs and sundries usually found In an up-to-date pharmacy is complete and reli able, and our prices are as low as It is possible to sell the hest ■roods at a profit. B. F. HUGHES, • STAUNTON, VA, i KENTUCKY CHIEF. j Sired by Honest Joe, he by Joe Mc- ( Clelland, he by Old Bourbon Chief. • First dam by Humphries Wilkes, he by George* Wilkes. Second clam by ' Star Magic. Third dam by ('Oliver's 1 Abdallah. I KENTUCKY CHIEF is a rich Mahoga- ] ny Bay, with black points. Foaled in I 1904, 15-3 hands high, weighs 1150 lbs. ' This handsome young stallion will * make the season of 1909 at R. H. Ash by's Stable (Thornburg's Big Barn) 1 at $10.00 to insure a live colt. Not res- 1 i ponsible for accidents or escepes. Mare parted with or tried to another horse, the money will be claimed for service rendered by my horse. ' EDWARD ALEXANDER 1 the nan BUSINESS COLLEGE Pounded in 1872. Incorporated by the Legislature of Virginia, 1884. Catalogue, testimonials and circu lars sent free on application. Address, J. Q. DUNSrIORE I 2a fen President. UNIVERSITY ¥ VIRGINIA, Head of Public School System of Va. Letters, Science, Law. Medi cine, Engineering. LOAN FUNDS AVAILABLE to needy and deserving students. $10 covers all costs to Virginia students in the College. Send for catalogue. Howard Winston, Registrar, 5 7 8t Unizersily Postoftice, Va. College of William and Mary WILLIAMSBURG. VA. Healthfully located on the famous Virginia Peninsula, where the Ameri can nation had its birth. Alma Mater of Jefferson, Marshall, Monroe and a host of other makers of American his tory. 1. Regular Academic courses leading to A. 8., H. S. and M. A. degrees. 2. Normal classes to prepare young men for positions in lhe public schools. 132 State appointments. Total cost iiersession of nine months (board and fees) io students preprring to teach, $133.00. Total cost (board and fees) to students not holding State api>ointments $186. Ask your school superintendent for an appointment to Willliam and Mary. Next session begins September 16th, 1909. For particulars address ft L BRIDGES, Registrar. liS Polytechnic liislitile, BLACKSBURC, VA. Degree courses in Agriculture, Ho ticulture, Applied Chemistry, Applied Geology, Civil, Mining, Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, Metallur gy and Metallography, and Preparato ry Veterinary Medicine. Sixty-four Instructors. Thoroughly Equipped Shops, Laboratories and Darns. Steam heating and electric lights in dormito ries. Library 12,000 volumes. Farm 1,100 acres. SCHOOL OF AGRICULTURAL APPRENTICES (One year course for young farmers.) Total cost of session of nine months, including tuition and other fees, board, washing,uniforms,medical attendance, etc., $276.60. Cost to Virginia students $226.60. The next session opens Wed nesday, Sept. 22d, 1909. Patl B. Barrixoer, M.D., L.L.D. President. Teachers' Examination. The last examination of teachers for the public schools of Augusta county for the session of 1909-10 will be held in Staunton July 29th, 30lh and 31st. White teachers in the Main street school building. Colored teachers in colored school building. All persons wishing lo teach must have a certificate in full force. Emer gency certificates will be at a discount. Do not depend on one of that kind. Bring pen, ink and scratch paper. Cap paiier will be furnished by super intendent at cost. Examinations will begin promptly it 9 o'clock. No opportunity will be riven tomnke up lost time. F. M. SOMKRVILLE, Jul 9 3t Div. Supt ■^I I Your I Opportunity — Whether It's Something You Want To Sell Or Buy In The Way - Of A Farm or City Home, See R. W. Menefee & Co., 10 Lawyers' Row, STAUNTON, - VA Southern Railway. N. B.—The following schedule figures are published only as information and are not guaranteed. Schedule in effect June 20, 1909. Leave Charlottesville as follows : No. 9, daily, 11.50 a. m. Local be tween Washington and Danville. No. 29, daily, 7.00 p. m. Birming ham Special. Through coaches and sleeper to Columbia, Savanna and Jacksonville; sleeper to Augusta and Aiken. Sleeper to Birmingham. Dining car service; Tourist to Califor nia tri-weekly. No. 35, daily, 12.10 p. m. U. S. Fast Mail, first-class coaches and drawing room sleeper to New Orleans ; dining car service. No. 41, daily, 1.05 a.m. New York and Chattanooga Limited (via Lynchburg) first-class coach and sleeping cars to Roanoke, Knoxville, Chattanooga Sleeper to New Orleans. Dining car service. No. 37, daily, 1.42 a m. New York, Atlanta and New Orleans Limited; all Pullman train, club and observation cars to Atlanta and New Orleans; sleepers to Asheville, Atlanta, New Orleans. Sleeper to Charlotte. Dining car service. 7:00 a. m. daily. Memphis special. Through sleeps and coaches for Roan oke, Knoxville,Chattanooga and Mem phis. Dining car service. Trains leave Harrisonburg for Wash ington 6.40 a. m. week days, and 2.55 p. m. daily; arrive Washington 12.25 p. m. and 9.30 p. m., respectively Trains leave Washington for Harrison burg 8.00 a. m. daily, and 4.15 p. m week days; arrive Harrisonburg 2.55 p m. and 10.25 p. m., respectively. Immediate connection in New Union Depot at Washington for and from Baltimore, Philadelphia and New York C. H. Ackert, Vice-Pres. & Gen.Mgr. S. H. Hardwick, Pass. Traffic Mgr. W. H. Tayloe, Gen. Pass. Agt. L. S. Brown, Gen. Agt. Washington, D. C.