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W. W. Iff. GALLAHER, Editor. Ckmrlestown.Jetft rson County, l»>«t Va. November -1 1SS7. May good digestion wait ail appetite and health on both to-day. Turkeys may have roosted high last night but they are roasting lower this morning. The big dinner that Evans the rich A mericun dentist gave Blaine in Paris last week was'naturailv a toothsome affair. The tendency of sparks is to fly upwards and—the deposed landoffic* commissioner has only hi# uppishness to thank for it. If any of our sportsmen want game big ger than a buck, they'd better go to Bridge port, Connecticut. Thirty elephants and a large lion have taken to the woods there. A Chicago girl has just died after ejecting a live snapping turtle that grow from a germ swallowed in water front Lake Michigan.— Nice town, Chicago— with its aqua and an archists. Senator Hawley’s bride has red hair.— That settles it. He can take in his little *• dark horse ” boom and lay it away. ho ever saw a dark nag near an auburn-headed woman? -> ♦ An "ad’ :n the Blakeley Ca. i Brwi .lu’f recently read: “ Boy wanted at this olEce.” Next day the editor's wife present ed him with one. And yet some people in sist that advertising doesn't pay I The Presidential fight will, as in the past. be in N-w York in 1'". and a Uepubluan who , mil it carrv w \ -• - * s can have 'Ut iitth c auce of elect ion —P» j-l Rep. Then the pretty nearly gives it up Peeling potatoes and breaking stone in convict garb is bar Uy the sort ot work that U -iiiitxd to the dianitv of social reformers, but Fiebleu amt Schwab doubtless relish it more than they-jwould testing hemp. “ Who was the most patient man ! asked a 5>un<lae scdiool-t'-ucher in Pittsburg tjti'ie recentlv. And •» small hoy with sparse re gard for tenses said it ’ was agoiu to be the man who had an awful poor turkey. May be we wi'ii’t have tt> p »>■ asa 1 hauksgiving Job to-day. A Chicago carpenter who was out «>: a job for six months on account ot having gone on i -trike was oth red a positiou &> driver of a sprinkling cart. He refused. “I may be a hfwcrof wood, said lie bitter ly, “bu* HI bo essentially j lu jantmed if I’m a drawer of water. Ten mile- from Chattahoochc. 1 h rid :, a colored woman has given birth to a tine boy babv that is hall negro and halt blonde Cau casian- tin- division being straight down from tin' centre ol the head. I>arnum is al ter the freak. This is a drawing of the col or line after John iMsernino s own heart. The President received the letter of resig nation < I Land Commissioner Sparks on tin loth and accepted the resignation to tak« elTcct <»*i the next day. You see the Pre-'i d-nt didn’t < ire to k. -p him in -asp »nse. The Prisident and Secretary Lamar appear to be of one in inti, to-wit; that nooneman is absolutely u ■ ■ in this government. M s.1OTuel Spem * v> 11 l* U te*l Pi lent a:' the 1! A O. to-day (WedHe-lay V A< w* suggested ti e propriety of this some time ago —befori iis nun: *. to i.irknowh tge. was men tiyiuil 1 - the resp n>il>!e position of cour-e weart rtitidu.i; ir v -ice has been inlln .1 ...It »! • . r\ !>i I.l Mr Si n i- r :9 tilted for ami deserved the Presidency.— A few day* ,i_ » he w is re-elected to the presi dency -f t !i Valley Iioilroad. The// / ' »•’. referring t the inadequate e >un*ensath»u received from the County Court by The Free l‘RE>- for aIvertisii.g, feels >rrv that our “persistent harping about John Brown and his fir* victim has not ben more liberally reward ed.*” If we know the County * aurt of Jet ferson, and we think we d<>, it i*a body that isn't constituted tor the purpose of reward ing political friends or punishing p ditical opponents. What i* du*-The f REE i'Rl's for exposing the hypocrisy of some per* n* and enlightcuing other* can t he paid in dollar* and cents. We are | ad to - toe ll>rf 1i.-yoo'u /*"•*<* . n< calling for harmony and showing a dispo sition to keep inside flu* tr i > s. Its appeal to the party to let bygone* be bygones sh old be endor-ed by every 1 »<mocrat in th< state, be lie " kicker ’ or regular.— ('Utrl*1 Its erv for harmony is a mere sham—a hollow pretence. There can’t be any -in ceritv in it * > long a* he makes war upon K- nna -the distinguished r« preseutative ot the party, chairman of the Congressional Executive Committee, and who wa* chosen by the democrat I’nited 5*tau-* Senator* as champion ol Cleveland and defender ot the presidential pr ro.-atives. ‘d.i-ou as sailed Mr. Camden because he was rich, and he is now preparing the way to make war upon Keuna because he poor! Harmony we all de-iri. but harmony such as Mason would give u* bo hanged. •» - The pen has all along been deemed the , sword’s superior but itsdaysare at last num bered. Edi-m - iys *o. and of all men—a* men go nowaday*—Edison ought to know. The phonograph wa* hi* first scientific love, to which, now that the electric light ha* verified his whilom promises, he returns j with ardent enthusiasm. The w rid is guar antied that e uly next year phonographs- j , as entire substitute* for writings of any . character and with any instruments—will < be on the market at s*>o < ach. i’en, ink and , paper will then he eligible for retirement— t also type writers, ealigraplis, etc. One need , only talk into his “ phone” what in it* ah- r senfe tie would write, slide out front beneath a the tin foil sheet whereon his word—his ‘ t very tone* -ur*’ invisibly recorded and, if ^ correspondence, mail a- u*nu’. l’iaced »»« receipt withiu hi* friend s phonograph, a ^ key i< pulled ami th *“ loiter” i- reci < 1 in the original voice! Old Father Time has run his yearly round once more and landed us at another vv ay * mark on the journey of life. One of those bright smiling waymarks which lighten the burden of every-day life, and givecheerand festive gladness to the hearth side, as gath ering under the rtof-tree, families meet and greet with the home feeling glowing, and, remembering their common mercies, render a common Thanksgiving. I hough it is but r g;it and proper that, as Christians, and the children of one all-gracious bather, our fervent acknowledgments should be ren >li red iu the house of Ood, in clad humility owning <>ur dependence and returning ur thanks for blessings, religious, national and individual, yet as a festival occasion this is pre eminently a home celebration. There, around the festal board, with devout hearts, and quiet joy’ should families gather, and observe the holiday. Nor should we fail to remember those of whom it is said “thev are always with you. and whensoever ye will ye may do them good”--oar less fa vored neighbor who is oppressed by mis fortune, an : mayhap tempted to think he has nothing for which to he thanklul. >:..»rc with the poor the ble-sing- ul your tuhie and fireside and thereby receive them r lo : bh d, for “he that giveth to the poor h'odcth to the Lord” and never was more profitable investment, or one yielding so rich a dividend. We are in receipt of a a proot ot "Mar tinshurjL’. Illustrated,” just gotten out by Mr. Riely of the fferoM and Mr. Henry H). nips «n. The faces of well known citi ... I-- ornate the page-. “Leone,” the felici t ;- lady contributor of the tfern s t fers to some of tin* portraits: • ?:•: W. Walker looks down in all his laturalin -s and easy grace of manner. Mr. Walker has the pu-h necessary to success. I he firm have a large practice. “Biackburn Hughes, Ksq., i- a genial, p'ca-ant gentleman and a lawyer ot fine repute, who has an extensive practice in 1 rke «*v and other counties ot this district. '• . II. 11 I N 1*5 v.i j. i.i' 31 by a very correct likeness, and a wry brief-ketch. Everybody knows jovial Mr. Flick, who can catch more fi-h, tell more good -lories and capture more votes •fan any man i.i thi- end of the State. •a i .1. M Feidt, our Pro-eeut ng Attor n,y, look- out at you from oil' the eleventh I age, in all hi-varied eiiialitv. Il I was i man, I’d call him “a good fellow ’—gues [ will anyhow. It may not be out ol place to inform the girl- that Mr. freidt isconsid re l matrimonially, as well a- politica'ly, 1 iigiblc/ ‘‘Picture and sketch of Hon. F. Boyd Faulkner occupy the 19th page. Mr. Faulkner i- not only a gentleman of cul ture and distinguished ability, politically im! professionally, but as well a man always ■» be relied upon—a true friend. If Mr. Faulkner can be induced to accept the no oinarion, he will undoubtedly be the iext Governor of West Virginia.” Barnum’- Show Building at TVridgep<*rt, l mnecticut,—a building t!'X> by 200 feet— w-d -troved by lire on Sunday evening. T * alarm was first given bv the roaring and bowling of animals. Three elephant i w re burned u;* and thirty six broke from t :< ir fastenings and dashed through the - i - >f tin- burning building. Their roars a I trumpeting- and cries o: torment were tc ritic. Sis elephant- and an African hip p .tan u- rushed a! out tiie streets present ing a horrible appearance. Thirty ele phant- and a large lion escaped ami started a n—iin country. In the horse-room were the ring animal.-, trained stallions, ponies, etc. n.t-e were all burned. In the upper r >ms were the tent., poles, seats, harness, etc . tor the entire -how, and lhc-e, too, w.-r»- ill destroyed. In the cat room were oird-, monkey-, three rhiuocerose-, hy •i-t-. tiger-, lion- and all the menageries, which fell a prey to the Humes. | ... iiiiMioo -insurance only $12,000. If 1M HESTER ITEMS. iv- .i »i»:_t . . _ r-. Mrs Annie, wife f Mr. <.ieorge>. Snupp, w - i■ ne-' we chronicled las! week, died in the g' I year of her age at the residence : htrni ' lier. Mrs -Shull, on Lou li’iin street, last Friday night Mr. A J. I opctilwvi r received a dispatch !'r on Higginsviiie.Mo .onJMonday announc ing tii death that morning of his sister, Mrs. Mary liiggius, wife of Mr John l>. H.ggins, formerly a resident uf this city. I hat j'.ged mother in Israel Mrs. M.trga i I>n- g. departed this life on Friday last at the residence of her son, Mr. E. C. 1>U' ng, in ar Chamhi isvil'e, in this county. - • was in her v,th year ami had been a m'eer f the Lutheran Church since she w - 14 v. .rs ti’d. She eaves a husband with whom she had lived for years. Hie New York ll ill says: “Well the e ntrv 1ms had thre years Pemneratic k \ perie;. e. Hie sun shines, the seasons change, jus I the same a* ever. Not quite tli same though, for wo have never been as pi sperous or contented as we are to-day. I <• bloody shirt is waved in vain. Tie three pa sics have not taken effect. The - ith, N rth. East and West never under 1 e.n h other .-u well and never respected 0 h other so much. We have become one o p!. , , united people, a satisfied people a ho are growing rich. That is enough to f-r i: includes law ami order, the pro oction of our homes and honesty in public >l!i«v. The Republicans would like a marge. Bur the people will have no i •;i mge. and that ends it." j Mortuary. 1 bed last week : V Bellevue, Md., U ni. \V. Davis, father » o; J.., Pulitzer, proprietor New f ik U r’ / —lien. Valentine Baker, who . - dismisr-.d from the English army for ; s.iulting a girl in a railway carriage.— 1 . ■ M. i'ti’1. a noted Baltimore lawyer \ !.' bn N. Y.,<'■ ! Tion- I ,s C. Bates, a large railway contractor bc r. the war. He constructed a number of ways ii; <b >rgia and South Carolina, nd « .i' a creditor of Judah P. Benjamin, * he l nt. derate S reiury ol Mate for a large am. — <«•» ■ — ■ ■■ ■■ dr. I>:in. 1 Witmer uni wife aged 86 j mi 84 ot Beaver Creek, near Hagerstown. r, "i "I tLt ;r Uvdding anniversary yes ?rdav week. *■ NEWSY NOTES. The Grant monument fund in N York hangs fire at $7,800. Secretary Whitney has returnedt Wash ington improved in health. A Chinese steamer in the Caul" i river was burned with 100 lives. R. J. Wilson, a Petersburg lawyer, has bfcome a Methodist preacher. Sir Wm. McArthyr, ex-lord mayor, was choked to dea'1 by a dense Loudon fog. Tbe Saratoga ‘.el in Chicago was par tially burned 1.. eek. The guests escaped. Horatio J. Sprague is the oldest consul in service—was appointed to Gibralter in ’46. Frank Hicks, an ex-slave living near McKinney, Tex., is known to be 117 years old. Eighty eight thoroughbred horses were sold at Lexington, Kv , last week for $38, 940. l)r. 11. J. Helm bold, the patent medicine man, is at Bellevue hospital, New \ork for inebriety. Robert Bonner lias transferred the New York Ledger property to his three sons, and will soon retire. The Chain Carroll, who married Ban croft’s grand daughter, is a grand-son of C. C. of Carrollton. Rev. Chas. A. Berry, of Wolverhampton, Eng , has been called to Plymouth pulpit. The salary is $10,000. The New York supreme court has refused to admit a young Chinaman to the bar tho’ lie passed the examination. A genuine wild man, running on all fours and covered with stubby hair, was captured in the Jersey woods. C’lara Louise Kellogg, the opera singer, was married at Elkhart, 1ml., last week to Carl Strakosch, aged 25, her manager. ’Frisco has shipped to England for prep aration h>r market 2 train loads ot Alaskan seal skins—the freight thereon being over $10,000. Senator Hawley of Conn, and Miss Edith Horner, the Erurlish head nurse at Block ley hospital, Phila., were married in that city last week. Official returns make the Ya. legislature «tand: Senate 26 Deni., 14 Rep. House 61 Deni., 88 Rep., 1 indep.—Deni, majority joint ballot 14. Geo. I.. Rives, of N. A'., is appointed First A»i>tant Secretary of State at Washington. His grandfather was Senator from Ya., and twice minister to Paris. Miss Suzanne Bancroft, the French grand daughter of Hon. Geo. Bancroft, the histo rian, was married in Washington to Chas. Carroll of Howard Co., Md. The last living representative in New Jersey of the old Delaware tribe of Indians, Ann Roberts, lives at Indian Mills, Bur lington county. She is eighty. Thirteen thousand two hundred bales of cot on burned in Memphis, la ss $610,000. At Little Rock a small boy and a cigarette destroyed 5,00t) bales—loss $106,000. The great Belgian exposition at Brussels will op n May Id next. Applications for space, etc., must be made before Jan. 1 to Armstrong. Knauer and Co., 822 Broadway, New York. Miss Nellie C< ke, who ran for school commissioner in Wayne county, N. A'., as a Democrat and was beaten, was married last week to Win. Coon, her gallant Repub licau adherent in the campaign. The Corcoran Art Galiery at Washing ton has received from Bremen the big pict ure of Pope Julius the 2d scanning the newly found statue of Apollo Belvidcrc. It is b; Becker and cost 16,000 marks. Sunday will be the anniversary of the d ath three years ago of Fanny Ellsler, “the laughing dansouse.” Another one of these queens of the ballet died in 18S4—Maria Taelioni on April 24. A third temptress in tights died Jan. 17, 1861 —Lola Montez. The Port Huronites in Michigan, ten dered Judge Z. W. Bunco, their townsman, a reception last week on his 100th birthday. The old gentleman is quite vigorous. Was horn in Hartford, Conn.—his family own ing the farm on which the famous Charter Oak stood. The Phoenix Insurance Co., of Hartford, bought last week at trust sale 11 of the Miiim n"w \ .ijMiwrsii. in Washington on which the Co. had trust d eds Prices paid—from $10,000 to $16, U00. Albert Grant, contractor, now dead, built tin's Row in 74. The Martinsburg and Potomac Railroad was s<»ld Thursday morning by Hons. E. Boyd Faulkner and W II. Travers, Special Commissioners, to the Cumberland Valley Railroad for $6o,000. The latter company L. night it at their own figure, there being no other bidders. It will immediately be gin the construction of a road from Martins burg to Winchester, Va., and expects to se cure from that point direct connection with the South and West. .Vnr .ftirertiseaicuts. Q - bier a full stock of LASSI MERES. FINE WORSTEDS, SCOTCH SUITINGS, also a stock of rani’s nut ms. My first inducement to secure a share of our patronage will be to place a figure on my i :ooU> that will be appreciated by all, ami be lli; a graduate of the Jno. J. 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Except the Life of Lincoln and the War Ar ticles. no more imj>ortant series has ever been undertaken by The Ckxti ky than this of Mr. Kerman's. With the previous preparation <>f four years' travel and study in Russia and Si beria, the author undertook a journey of 15.000 miles for the special investigation here required An introduction from the Russian Minister of the interior admitted him to the principal mines and prisons, where he heeameacquaint ed with some three hundred State exiles,—Lib erals, Nihilists, anO others,—and theseries will be a startling as well as accurate revelation of the exile system. The many illustrations by the artist and photographer, Mr.Geo A. Frost, who accompanied the author, will add greatly to the value of the articles. A NOVEL BY EGGLESTON with illustrations will run through tiie year. Shorter novels will follow by Cable and Stock ton. Shorter fictions will appear every month. 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Newspapers are not to copy this advertisement without the express order of Harper A Brothers. Address. HARPER A BROTHERS, Nov. 17, 1887. New York. SPECIAL COMMISSIONER’S SAL E OF VALUABLE 11E A L E S T A T E IN JEFFERSON COUNTY, W. VA. IIY VIRTUE of two decrees of the Circuit J3 Court Court of Berkeley County, t lie one rendered on the 22nd day of April, 1880, and the other on the 15th day of September, 1887, in a cause in chancery therein pending of George M. Bowers vs. Mrs. H. Virginia Bowers, et nl„ the undersigned Special Commissioner will offer at public sale in front of'the Court House in Charlestown, in thecounty of Jctier son. and State of West Virginia, at 1 o'clock P. M„ on I%Ythi<’Sffay< ffrr. I I, 1**7. the following 11 E V L E S T A rr E : All of that valuable farm, situated about one mile N. E. of Leetown, in said county, one mile from the Smitlifleld and Sbepberdstown turnpike, known as “WOODBURY,’ being the costly and highly improved residence of the late Judge Henry St. George Tucker, and containing I-N5 ACHES. This is one of the finest estates in the Valley of Virginia, the land rich and productive, with LARGE BRICK MANSION, FINE BARN and SPLENDID ORCHARD of select fruit, convenient to churches, schools and markets. Any further information desir ed can he obtained by communicating with the undersigned, or Geo. M. Bowers at Martinsburg, W. Va. TERMS OESALE: One-third cash, one-third in twelve months, and the remaining third in two years with interest from day of sale, the purchaser executing his bonds for the deferred payments, and the title to be retained until the further order of the Court. E. BOYD FAULKNER, Special Commissioner. I, S. II. Martin, Clerk of the Circuit Court of Berkeley Comity, West Virginia, do certify that FI Bovd Faulkner, the Special Commis sioner in the above entitled cause has executed bond with sufficient security as required by law. S. H.' MARTIN. Clerk. Nov. 17. 1887—41. Free Press fee $13.7l>. c. W. BROWN T> ESl’ECTFULLY asks attention to his OPEN! N in Charlestown of a tine line of Watches^ Clocks^ Jcirdri/, j AND SILVERWARE. Combining First-class Goods with Low Prices. WATCHES—all sizes, in Gold and Silver. JEWELRY—fresh and bright. Thirty hour and Eight Day Clocks, alio C'atha draelGong with hour anil half-hour strike. SPECTACLES an EYE GLASSES from ij cents up. SILVERWARE—suitable fur Wedding Pres ents. REPAIRING of Fine Watches. Clock*. Jewel ry, at C. W. BROWN S. October <5, 1)87. Hank .Yoticc. 'FHK First National Bank of Jefferson at i 1 Charlestown will be closed on Tuvbsdvy, j Nov. L’Ith. 1887, (Thanksgiving Dayi—that dav being a legal holiduv. I SAM I. HOWELL, Nov. 10. 18*7. Cashier. i _ . .._._ i WOOL W.LYTLD. HIGHEST PRICE PAID IN CASH. 1MIE undersigned will pay top market price . in Cash for Wool delivered at the Jefferson Woolen Mill (Old Porter Factory) or in Charles* (own at Adams Express Office. JNO. J. jobk. May 5. 1**7. Stamping. MISS MARY COCKRILL is prepared to do . STAMPING; also Dress-making and fain ly Sewing. At residence of her father. Capt. [). II. Cockrill. ' January 7. '80. a Dr. King's Spectacles. [HAVE the agency for these Spectacles, and guarantee to tit any eye or return the money. GEO. T. LIGHT. NOTICE. [ iM iu Charlestown and in the marker for ^ L ihe purchase of large Mules. GEORGE W. BRYANT. 1887 ' USE A I* '8ITIVK Tin Sa,ve for Rurns. core. | II U PILES, Cuts. a HORNER’S I DEO. T. LIGHT, Agent for Jeff. Co. | J HRESH Cakes and Crackers, Chocolate. Bro- j [* uia and Cocoa for sale by C. D. EBY. J BURNS & SHUGERT, We take pleasure in reminding the public that we are now prepared to oiler our new JFall and Winter Styles of Staple and Fancy Dry Goods, Notions, Millinery, Underwear, Fancy Goods, Carpets, Etc. is more varied and complete than ever. We buy in quantities for cash and will sell cheap. "Very Truly, Sept 22, 1887. March 31. 1887. PUBLIC SALE OF VA LI* ABLE SEAL ESTATE. fTMIE undersigned Sj»eeial Commissioners— JL pursuant to a decree of tin- Circuit (’ouri of Jefferson Countv, West Va., in the chancery cause of John W. kennody and wife v- Cleon Moore and others, rendered on the Iftth day of February. Iss7—will offer at public sale in front <>i' the Court House, in Charlestown, West Va , on FRIDAY, 11IH OF SOVEMliEtt, 1887, the following real estate belonging to the estate of Thomas Kuthcrford. doc'd. viz : The farm recently occupied by R. 1). Rutherford, and winch formerly belonged to Mrs Catha rine O. Daniel—about three miles from < ’harles town, on the road leading from Charlestown to Leetown containing Two Hundred and Forty Acres, •/ more or less. The land is of excellent quality well set ir. grass, fencing in go.>d condition, on which there is a substantial TWOSTOllY BRK'K DWELUSG, containing 8 rooms, a good tenant house, corn house, a (me well and a good orchard and good outbuildings. It contains about fifty teres of —Very Valuable Timber.— TERMS OF SA LF. as prescribed by said decreeOne third of the purchase money in cash, or such larger sum as the purchaser may desire to pay—and the resi due in two equal instalments at one and two years from the day of sale—said deferred pay ments to bear interest from the day of sale— purchaser giving his bond therefor. Title to be withheld until the entire purchase money is paid and a conveyance directed by the Court. Five thousand dollars of the purchase money will be left as a lien on the land for the term of live years—in favor of Mrs. Kate I). Moore—in terest on same payable semi-annually. If said farm is not sold same will bo offered for RENT—Rent to be paid in money, one half on October 1, 188.8, and one-half on April 1st, 1889. To be secured by bonds of I be Rent er with approved personal security. Posses sion given April 1, 1888. JNO. W. KENNEDY, CLEON MOORE. S W. WASHINGTON. GEORGE BAYLOR, Special Commissioners, j llelllebowcr A Anderson, Auctioneer*. State of Wui Vik'.inia. County of Jefferson, to-wit In the clerk's blllce of the Circuit Court. I hereby certify that Cleon Moore, one of the Commissioners in the above named cause has given bond in accordance with decree of Pith day of Februarv, 1887. t. W. LATIMER, Clerk. • Oct. 18, 1887—5t. Free Press fee—$20.00 The sale of the above Property i< postponed until Friday, Xocember 'i'tth, 1887, It' Rented in tbe meantime terms may l>e i known on application to tlie underbgn.d. JNO. W. KENNEDY, < EKON MOORE, S. \V. WASHINGTON, GEORGE HAYLOIC, Nov. 17. I'*’. SjK-cialCommissioners. Manufacturer's Sale OF FINE Ready-AI ade ( OTH] N (;. \Ve are frank in saying that we are over stocked wi.h Men’s, Youths’ and Bovs' ('lotti ng, and in order to gain room which we are i breed to have, we put the knife intoour price* ' rom 'jn to 50 per cent. We ask a comparison n prices witii those of other houses lor gar nents of the same quality and character, as we lo not hesitate to say that no siuli opportunity o purchn*e straight, honest clothing from an I >ld established and resjio risible house lias bgen itrered in many years. BUSINESS >UITS. Other places $12. we will sell you for »*. Other places >14. we will «e!l you for $n, . Otlier places *20. we will sell you for $15. MEN'S OVERCOATS. Other places $8, we will .11 you for >4 50. Other places $11, we will eel I you for $b.50. Oilier places$11. we will sell you for $*.50. | If you are need of a .>*101 or an Overcoat, it I rill pay you to call 011 u- If you want to! five from 20 to 50 per cent, call at the BALTO. CLOTHING HOUSE. S. 1SHM MAS, Martinsburg, W. Ya. Opposite People s National Bank. Nov. lo, 1a«7. 3 WEET Cl DEB 3 WALL A DORSEY. |>I( KED APPLES for sab L WALL A DORSEY. I^WO Heavy Draft Hors h—weight 1500 lbs., 4 and 5 year* old—will be sold at a reason - ble price. Enquire at WALLA DORSEY’S. 1 IOl’SE FOR RENT. Enquire at 1 WALLA DORSEY'S. VNEW Brewster Sidebar Buggy for sale or , trade at WALL A DORSEY’S. • TRUSTEE’S SALE OF A VALUABLE Jr/Hr r son 1'onnty i'ann. PI Its I AN i to t lie* provisions «>t a Deed <d Trust executed on the dth day of June, J884, by James D. Motor to Blackburn Hughes. Trustee, for the purpose of securing to Joseph Reed the payment of a note for $2 000.00, with interest from date, as set out in *uid deed, which deed is recorded in the office of the clerk of the County Court of Jefferson County, West Virginia, iu Deed Book N, page 2U, and at the request in writing of the said Joseph Reed, the undersigned Trustee in said deed, will sell at public auction, at the front door of the Court-House in Charlestown, Wh Virgin ia. ut I2 o'clock M., on FRIDA tlo- 2i<1 ilmj <■( DFCF.MllFU I'sT. That Valuable Tract of LIMESTONE LA NT, situate in Charh*iown District, Jefferson Co., West Virginia, adjoining the lands of James W. Glenn, Wm. Beall, Charles Agllonby and others, containing 150 ACRES, more or bus. The character of the soil, the improvement*, ® and locution make it a very desirable home. TERMS OF KALE: Cash ns to so much a may be necessary to pay off the note for$2,000 with the interest and costs of sale, and the bal* I mice of the purchuy money payable in one and two years, with interest, purchaser giving I Ids notes for the deferred payments, and seen i ring the same bj a deed of trust on the said farm. BLACKBURN HUGHES. Nov. 10. 1887—4t. Trustee. Free Press fee- j*!I.OO (1 ROCERIKS -Sugar, Teas, Coffees, Sympg I B ( I starch and Gelatine. We are making a sp<-< i alty of Harvest Groceries. IJACON, Bacon, Bacon Country 8idr«, City ) Hams, Middling , Roulette Ham-, with it horn’s, Shoulders, Breakfast Bacon, Canned Beef, and Cove Oysters. We make a specialty of Bacon. ‘ WALLk DORSEY. (1AHH for Eggs, Butter, Chicken*. Duck* J Sheep-skins, Calf-skins. Beef-hides, lanub skins, Tallow, Fat Cuttle, Hogs, Lambs, Sheep Calves, and nnvthing for the Cash. WALL k DOBS! H IM NE line of Toilet and I.aun Jn * p m d Babbitt's Soap Powder at C. 1*. I■ ItS*.-. August A, lHsli |>.\KKEI, Roller Flour to In > ' I Try our He No Tea. c 1). EBV. HOUSEHOLD Crystola, Babbitt Powder and . Kirk’s Extract of Soap. For* lie by C. D. EBV. | I k BIN El ( l.l M \ \ i: l.l UIGI R \ I I C. D. 1 SCHOOL BOOKS AND SUPPLIES, • \l ' . v > School Supplies, such as .Copy Kooks, Slates, Hemp Satchels. leather Bag* ami everything pertaining to the School Sundries business, wt -bail have at all time* a fall line <>f tin* hooks used in the i'uhiic Schools to seil at the State Contract price for the Cush. Any books not in stock furnished in a few days. Sept. 8, 1887. AlSCjlilTH A CO. / - Fine Stork for Sale, ’ i ’ I rwo FINE BI \ FILI Norman-I’ereberon breed. One of them is three years old and the other eighteen months old. They are unsurpassed in |>oint»f beauty. Also one Horse, seven years old—excellent for all purposes, the perfection of n riding and shaft animal and the best colt of "Black Prince.” Also several liest «piality Heifer* and young Cows of pure Jer-ey-Alderney breed. Oct. -7, 1*87. JAB. M. BANSON. For Sale or Hr a I. rPHE How* sad Lot lately oot ipied b> M 1 Saruh A lu-isenring, on Samuel Slrei Charlestown, \V. Va. Al'O for *-a!e the Forty Acre* of Land on the Berryville Turnpike, one mile from Charles town, belonging to the Estate of the late Gid eon l.< Retiring, adjoining the land of Mr. Win. llopkjus. It i- a very desirable proja-rty. For terms apply to Sept. 20,1887. CLEON MOOBE. (t HOICK BEEF by the quarter furnished and J cut up in a clean, butcher-like manner at a low price. Remember we <annot be tin rlersold by anyfxxJy. Respectfully, WALL A DOR.sEY. \l’ i the highest price in cash. Respectfully. Nov. 3, 1**7. WALL A DOKSKY. Hank ,Yotirr, r'ill. Bank ot Charlestown will I* d »-,-l on Tin ksjm.it. Nov. -4th. Thanksgiving Day. G. A. PORT Kit FIELD, Nov. lb, 1*8*. Cashier. Boarders • irrom motlaled. 1C AN accommodate one or two Boarder* at . my residence in Charlestown, opposite the esidence of Mr. Geo. W. Haines, West Main street. Sept. £), 87. MRS. M. J. MOLKR. 117 I more money tiian ^t anything M 1 .' riling book out. Beginner*succeed grandly, •one fail. Terms free. H vlictt Boog Co., ’ortiaud. Maine. Mountain buckwheat * cent* » . pound at W. H. MERCHANT S.