Yitt|iuia |fte f£tWS.
WIT ASD HUMOR.
What does “Good Friday mean,’’ asked
one Halsted street urchin of another.
“You’d better go home and read Robin
son Crusoe,” was the withering reply.
Mrs Popinjay—“Socrates, why don't you
sav something to Angelena about sitting up
so hte with young Poseyboy?" Mr. Popin
jay_"Me! Why, I rather like it. It saves
worrying about burglars.
Gentleman (to bird fancier). Can this
parrot talk?” Bird fancier. “\es, sir.
Gentleman (to parrot). “Polly want a
cracker?” Parrot (solemnly). “Chestnut. ’
Gentleman. “I’ll take him.”
Miss Clara (at the sea -horej — How grace
fully young Mr. Dc I.yle handles the rib
b>ns when driving, doesn’t he? Miss Jen
nie—He ought to. my dear; he has charge
of that department at Silk Satin's, you
Brown—You don’t look well lately. Rob
inson. Robinson—No; 1 can’t sleep a
night on account of lung trouble. Brown
_Nonsense; your lungs area:! right ? Rob
inson—Yes, mint* are: the trouble is with
O, Harold, you don't know what I’d give
to see you go to work with a will. Way
ward Brother—Go to work with a will, eh?
Well, my dear sister, you just wait till un
cle dies and you’ll see me do it, it the will
doesn’t suit me.
“Times are a trifle dull, -dr,” he said, ad
dressing a fellow passenger. Not with
me.” was the reply, "my business shows a
gratifying increase? every \ ear. •»»: *
% t the nature of your business.” ‘‘Certain
ly. I'm the fool killer.’
“I see,” remarked Farmer Hoedown ol
Hackensack to his wife the other day as he
was reading his morning paper, “that I’rof.
Foliem of Loudon -ays fencin’ is healthy
exercise for girls. Now that s what I tmd
Meliudv and Mary Jane when we was a
laying that thousand-rod worm-fence last
“What if l were one of tin -? husbands,
my dear, who get up cross in the morning
and bang things around and kick every
thing just because the coffee is cold.
“John,” responded the wife, “I would make
it hot for you.” As her words admitted of
more than otic interpretation, John said
nothing more about the coffee.
Judge (to prisoner —“You admit the
shooting ? Prisoner—“Oh, yes. your Hon
or. I shot him until he looked like a slice
of schweizer cheese." Judge—“W hat was
the provocation ? Prisoner—“He was car*
rving an umbreha horiz mtilly up the stair
way of the elevated road." Judge—“Jus
tifiable homicide. Cad the next ea>e.
Little girl—“Mrs Brown, ma wants to
know if she could borrow a dozen eggs;
she wants ’em t<> put under » hen.” N* 'gh
bor—“so you’ve gut ; 1>ui setting, have
you ? 1 didn’t know y u kept hens. Lit
tle Girl—“No’m, we don’t; but Mr-.
Smith's goin’ to lend us a l.-n .hat wants
tor set, an' ma thought you a lend u- • cue
CZgs; we’ve got the nest our.••It.
“Ma,” remonstrated B<d»bv, “when l vv -
at grandma's she let me h ive two pieces <>t
pie.” “Well, she ought » •: ' • have done
so, Bobby,” s.i 1 his moth r. “I think two
pieces of pi- are too tnu-u for little b>*ys.
The older y u n w. Bobby, the more wis
dom you will gain Bobby, was silent,
but only for a moment. Well, ma. he
said, “grandma is a good deal older than
“May 1 venture to tell the old. old story,
Miss Maude?' he -aid tremulously; “the
old, old, yet ever » vv, story of—” "Pardon
me, .*ir. ouiui's ' i, n t ^ ...
terrupted the girl, g» ally “ but to me, the
storv vou wish to tell is a die- it'it. “A
chestnut ‘ “Yes, Mr. Samp-on, I’m al
ready engaged; but i "ill be a sister- —
“It i>n't as wormy as that om , ’ murmured
Mr. Samp- >n, tecling t r his ha1..
“What can we do Jot yon? asked the
grocer, not very g • »<«! naturedly ot a little
girl who was evileutlya frequent and la
miliar caller at the store. “Me niither sent
me." was the reply. “She didn't send you
to settle up that little account, dul she ."’
“N >, sir.’’ “Wliat <i - want !'* “Site
tow Id me to ax yez whir i w itld y.v. rather
trust her for three bars of - >ou or a quar
ter'a worth of sugar. S!i.* -ays -he ain’t
particular which .t is; but -he - in a hurry
I sometimes look at a pretty boy and
think what a pity it is that lie s bound to
grow up and b< lie i in tn an 1 get :narri< 1
and drunk ami wicked a id do all - -rts
of horrible tilings And when you look at
the blue-eyed, faii-hair. 1 little female child
and think that son day she i- going to he
a pretty woman with a tight-lae d waist, a
tailor-made -nit. i’ai-e hair, and a touch of
paint on her face; that she is going to flb
and flirt and d" h and marry the wrong
man and have lot- of trouble—wd you
can’t help asking. “Wi t i- the use ot it
Parents Criminally l iable.
More than hail of 1 deaths ctir before
six years of age. An army of innocent,
lovely children are swept needlessly away
each year. Parents arc criminally r» spon
sible "for this. The den it rate ot children
in England is ie— than I lit thi- Ackers
English Baby S itber ht.- done more to
bring this about than all other causes com
bined. Y*>u cant. : ' >rd to t>e without it.
C‘. Frank Jones.
The surplus now remaining in the treas
ury not only furioshe- conclusive pr*»of of
unjust taxation, but its existence constitutes
a separate and inch | ndent menace to the
prosperity of the people.—CAre
Jaii'C* J.rttrr a/
m mm m
Cough in the morning, hurried or ditli
emit breathing, raising phlegm, tightness in
the chest, quickened pulse, cbillim -s in the
evening or sweat* at night, all or any of
these things are the fir-t stages of consump
tion. Acker’s English Cough Remedy will
cure these fearful symptoms, and i- sold
under a positive guarantee by C. Frank
Hah ' well I should smile. Let os go in to
JON IS PHARMACY and get a Milk Shake.
And doe-n't it take? It gets there just the
same. Sales enormous! Everybody drinks
Mexican Sherbet, much as the Spanish na
: lives of the land on which this fruit is grown,
love to sink into what might be termed In
nocuous desuetude." They adhere to this
drink which, while it in every way rests and
the nerves, does notin any manner dead
en the intellect; non-alcoholic, delicious fla
vor. Drop in and try a glass. And dun t for
j get Ave positively sell
! cheaper than any other 1,ru8 Store tlie
! county. Camphor for moths l.ic.per t»> .&F>n
ges. Eve Glasses. Fishing Tackle. Base Lai
goods j vwn Tennis Ka«iuets and Lalls, Ham
mock- Stationery, Books, Gold Pens and Pen
! eiN Ciu-ars Patent Medicines at .cost. Black
berry Wine very fine. Pure Whiskey for me
i carefully compounded bv Graduates of I’har
. niaev, at reasonable prices.
Thanking you for past patronage and solic
I itin? a continuance of same. It Is every body >
1 interest to call and get my price*- ....
j Respectfully, C. FRANK JONES.
July S U8RL
: BUY YOU HOLIDAY CONFECTIONS
i — ABSOLUTELY PUKE CANDIES—
Foreign and Domestic !
FRESil NUTS AND FRUITS.
I ri SENTS IN GREAT PROFUSION—
F »r Man. Woman and Child.
Infinite Variety of
Dolls- Games, Novelties,
Skates Toboggans'. Sleds, and Sleighs,
How better can we please the Boys
In these December days?
OLD KRIS WAS Ml NIFR'ENT IN HIS IN
Ai,d in - ire also large supplies of sweetmeats
Fan - individual* -applied with CAKE
of evc-v kind. FRUIT CAKE a specialty
\ : ■ to order or for sale at my counter. I
have made unusual preparation to supply the
Oyst.-rs—the best quality—sold in quantity
to suit purchasers.
1887 HENRY DIMM.
f. 1. Will
i< in the market f<«r the purchase of
I I'Ws and calnks sheep, lambs
II st M irk- • Price Given for Wool.
Mar !i 1R>, !>".
Go at once and get a bottle of
i»ni m 1.1; v s srke i> i crke,
KOU COUGHS AND COLDS.
ojjoi i- . i bottle and It does not
^ v >.it i'la t ioii. on the ret urn of the empty
b ttle we will cheerfully refund the price paid
fur it in oilier i . Is. Sold by *■ r. LlGlir.
P 51MLEY'S Sarsai«irilla sold on the al*ove
, an by 0 L LIGHT.
1) RIM LEY'S Iron and \Valu>o Ritter' sold
on the same plan by G. T. LIGH T.
the < orj orate limits, opposite the Nurs sry
ui Wm. Hopkins, are oflered for sale on the
l insta.: u-iit plan—S-' .» monthly. Apply to F.
B > ' vl ■ will show plat.
DAVIS A CO.
H.\> taken the store room on Main street, in
building opposite the tiallalier property,
a ■ i11.1 ' i A K1N • • and 1- A M
11. A SEW 1 NO in good style and at reasonable
I ebar :• - S:.i- will be pleased to have the pat
rona.eof the ladies of the town ami vicinity,
>!.. as a - > a stock of Dress trimmings and
N. to winch she invites the attention ot
i the ladies.
June 10, lSoi.
VhL person* indebted to the undersigned as
uriner Agent ot tbe B. tt 0. K. K. Company
, tor Br ight*. -Commissions, or to the latetirm
ofS’a v A h ck. aren^titied that payment must
, be made at once.
Ju j 18, 1878. J. D.STARRY.
^ >E*’ON-H VXD (trover A Baker Sewing
„ l Machine!'Tsale. For information applv at
Ft-'.. 11 so. FREE PRESS OFFICE.
nitt >, Patent Medicines Chemicals, Hair,
fi»• >tit. Nail arid Shaving Brushes. Soaps.
I'' - < ill". Ac. Physicians can always
sup;- v tiieiusolvts front i*ur large supplv of
AISQUITH k CO.
A:g. A. 1"S.
*T f k< | B >\ES of Writing Paper at prices to
*yl M ' ii' •wcrvd'ody. oo.oOu Envelopes at
a • - ri' l'«' Reams of Writing Paper,
rati ng from x-1 > _"“H\ a quire, at
( FRANK JONES PHARMACY.
l^YAlNJIIATED Apples. Dried Peaches and
1 * Prun*1' for sale b.v C.l>. EBY.
\\'IN<- KKECHOP, He Noatid otherende*
» ? in - for sa’.c by C. D. EBY.
VBK U' riECI. lino of IY.ms—Shakspeare,
Evngfvliow, Moore. Byron, Ac. Also a
t.i . nt 'i. I... lies' Pocket Books
! of the latest de*i ;tu, just received at
O A'»F s p r. SwimM irgoram. Coriander
i ’ i• d Re . and Black Pepper at
FNS1 rs AND VERMIN. -Persian Inaect
1 Soap, Qk.
' . - Mercur’.ii Ointment, and Bed Bug Poi
AI8QU1TH a 00
I'ilet Soaps We call special attention to
:r : ' and 7 ivtit ».*.»p«*. AIS(Jl'ITH A CO.
(' • r» jog. j.\ 2 grain Quinine Pills
1" • do/.. Jamaica (linger fioc ‘pint at
C. Frank J“.ni> Drugstore.
w T> 'VERB AKER'S Extra' ts, for sale hv
J « D EBY.
MOUNIAiN BUCKWHEAT 4 cents a
CIL\ ER SKIN ONION SETS for sate at
[ O Mar. 15. ’t» AISQCITH A CO. 3
Opening the Fall Season
New Goods Arriving Daily.
Sept. 1, 1888. GKO. H. HAG LEY.
Grand Chistmas Disp’ay
- OF •
and the Latest and Rarest Novelties of
suitable for Presents, now open. Great assort
t.> please young and old. A large supply of
Foreign and Domestic
FRF STS .YFTS.
plain and ornamental cakes.
Received dailv. larger than ever. Have always
on band two kinds. Solid measure and cheap.
Leave your orders.
An early inspection is kindly requested.
Thankful for past patronage, and hoping to
merit a continuance,
I am Respectfully,
Dec. 15, 1887. GUSTAV BROWN.
C. D. EB f,
AND DEALER IN QUEENSWARE
CLASS AND WOCDENWARE, j
Corner of Charles ami Main Streets.
Everything in the line of the
necessary to good living supplied at mod
Fresh Country Produce.
July Ismi. __
F. L. Beller
OFFERS hi- services ami will vigorously
prosecute his avocation as Carpenter and
Builder.and will take orders and execute the
same promptly and satisfactorily. His expe
rience is such that he can guarantee perfect
workmanship, and his prices will compare fa
vorably with the most reasonable. Those de
siring to build or improve should give him a
Jan. T, ISSfi.
i European Plan
1A13 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE.
Neartho Treasury. Washington City.
Elegantly Furnished Rooms, single, double
oren suite, $1.00 aud $1.50 per day.
Special rates for the week, month, or longer.
DUFFY A LEANNARDA,
Dec. , 1S82. Proprietors.
HARPER’S FERRY,WEST VIRGINIA.
I’M RST-CLASS Restaurant and Livery Stables
i in connection with Hotel; also
BILLIARD AXD POOL ROOMS.
GEO. W. GREEN, Proprietor.
F. W. Drew, Clerk.
June is, 18S5.
. fart i on err's .Yoticc.
I 'PHK undersigned oilers his services to the
1 public as Auctioneer. An experience of
several years enables me to perform the service
required in an efficient and acceptable man
ner. Prompt attention to all calls upon me.
Jan. 12. lsss -3m. THOMAS J. WEST.
VLI. persons indebted to me will please come
forward and settle by Cash or Note, as I
want my business settled, asthisis a New Year,
and don't you forget it.
100.000 Pounds of Wool
' WANTED, for which the highest market price
I will be paid in Cash. To be delivered at the
Adams Express Office, Charlestown, or at the
! Jefferson Woolen Factory.
Agent for Jno. J. Jobe.
April 12. 1 - vS.
La it ft ret /i • s i* ante a Seals.
I HA VE a full stock of these valuable and re
- liable -c—i- both in Papers and in Bulk.
Peas, Beans. Lima Beans and Early Com.
geo. t. Light,
Druggist, Next Door to Pont Office.
(CHAMOIS SKINS from ten to sixty cents.
Carriage Sponges and Boston Coach Oil.
Aug. 18SS. AISQl'ITH A CO.
I > ~' E8 AND PICKLES.—A largt
a of '■ i ts of Spi es on hand. Also pure
Olive ' draft and in bottles.
AIS0UITH A CO.
Contractors and Builders,
INTENDING TO BUILD OR REMODEL, can
save time and money by leaving or sending
their orders for
SASH, DOORS, BLINDS,
BRACKETS, CORNICE, FENCING,
CEILINGS, PALINGS, FLOORING,
MOULDINGS, MANTELS, AC.,
RESSEu AND IMBHI LUMBER
OF ALL KINDS Ac., TO THE
C ##.i RLE s T o II*.V
Satisfaction will be given as to prices
and quality of work.
\VM. PHILLIPS A SONS.
April 23, 1881—y.
THE BEST GOODS
I HAVE a very full stock of Groceries—con
sisting of Flour. Meal, Canned Goods, Teas,
Coffees, Syrups, Mollasses, Soaps, Pickles, Salt
Fish, etc.! etc. I make a specialty of the best
N. 0. Mollasses.
Just received, a prime lot of Cooking and
The best brands of Tobacco and Cigars always
In connection with my grocery I keep a first
class Meat Shop, and can supply my customers
with the choicest meats. I have the very best
home-made and Baltimore mince meat.
'ri,... n.inini ftir ilieii kind treat
ment in the past 1 solicit a continuance of the
Dec. 25,1884, W. 8. MERCHANT.
\\TE HAVE just received a new and elegant
? \ assortment of Combs and Hair Brushes,
also Tooth and Nail Brushes.
AISQUITII A CO.
/ \UR OWN PALM SOAP—made from pure
l ' Palm oil and Soda. Ten gross just re
ceived and for sale at 5 cents per cake. Also a
large lot of all of the most popular fancy soaps.
AISQUITII A CO.
I UST RECEIVED—a large lot of Boston
f J Coach Oil for oiling Buggies, Carriages, Ac.
Also “Favorite’’ Sewing Machine Oil and Con
tinental Ointment for man or beast.
AISQUITII A CO.
I LARGE STOCK of Arnold’s Chemical
Writing Fluid and Stafford's Commercial
Inks, all sizes, for sale at AISQUITII A CO. S
\l JE have just received in stock Pure Black
\ > and Red Pepper. Sage and Sweet Mar
joram. all freshly ground. Also pure granula
ted Saltpetre and Coriander Seed for seasoning
sausage and curing pork. Al'-Ql I 111 A CO.
riV REAMS of Writing Paper, all sizes and
»)* /sorts. Also 20.00O Envelopes just put on
sale in our Book and Stationery Department.
October 27 18*7. AISUU1THAC0.
$qc mim coin watch pnpf
JOJSoldlor |IO« un i
itlllklrly. H»*l SH,,pKrl*
mch In tho world, l'er-1 P [ B_i
fret tltno-i ■
ikr-ptr WirrMU.I. lUiry
h i; t (lol l Uuntlny Cim«.
Klnciut »nd roirn!8cint.
noth l*dl(w'.nd ltont»‘.txe*
— with work* and fuel of
equal T.lno «.>E PERSO*
In«»rh locality c»n Mcur* on.
HU E. HowllthltpoMlbi*!
Wo answer—w* w«ot on. p«r
_u- aon In each locality, to keep In
lb»|r i - .. »’ >" those wh” -.11, .crinrl-l" lln»°'o«
walu.Meand very uieful IIO IS l-«•<>•-■* k VIll l.I.'l.
Tb**>e • *mi<l**.*« wall •• tbe watch,we mtvI fre^.and after you
Lave ki-rt them In your home for *5 month* anft *howu then*
lo tboM who may have called.they become yjtr own Prr,lJ*rt £
It la poaalbt* to make thl* rreet offer. Mini In* the
GOLD watch and C OST* •atnplea fnw. ** the*howlof or
the umplti tn any U*eali»r. a’.w.ni* re.uli* In a large tra«la for
tie alter our hire be* n In a locality lor a niunth or t wo
we uruall y grt from 8»«»«»«» to Sr.ooo tn tr.da <rom th.
•urrouudlne country. ThU, tho moat wonderful offer ever
known !■ mode in orderth.t our aamplea nuy be pieced at our.
where they cen be ireti, .11 over Amerlce. Write it once, end
■take lure of the chance. Reeder It will be her.It) any troubla
for you to ehow the eemplei to thoee who roey cell et your home
.nd your reward w III he ru st eetlefectory. A poilel card on
which lo write ui r «ti hut I cent end »fter you know ill,If yon
do not cere to *o further, why no harm li done. Hut If you do
•end your ad Irena et on e, you cen I'CiTTe I REE one or tba
beet eolld sold wetchei In the world end our ler«e lint of
I OSTI V S\S1IM.ES. We pey ell eiprca. frelyht, etc.
Addrut USO. STUiSO* * CO., Box 612, roUTLAKD, MAIN*.
Dec. 1, 1887.
Boot and Sslioe Malting.
rpiIKundersignedhasremovedbis Sfaopto tbe
J buildingon tbecornerofCbarlesandLiberty
streets— in the building lately occupied bv Wei
rickA Weller. Tbecbaracteroftbeworkdoneby
thesubscriber is well known andappreciatedby tbe
citizensotCbarlestown and ricinitv. I tis hardly
necessary to add that he willendeavorto sustain
bis reputation asa reliable workman.and willex
ecute prompt!? and at reasonablerates allorder*
given him —eitherfor New work or Repairing.
I II V iVIHnfWm
May 16,1874. Aprill5, 1876.
’TRUSSES and Shoulder Braces at
I JONES’ PHARMACY.
^CIICOL SUPPLIES at n great reduction at
0 JONES’ PHARMACY.
’IMLY Jones’ Cough Syrup -cure ar.y cough
X or money refunded at
1 PRESCRIPTIONS a Specialty.
I C. F R AN K J ON ES. l’h. G.
17YE GLA>8ES and Gold Pens and Pencils
h at JONES’ PHARMACY.
I I ME FRPIT TAR. Wild Cherry, Flax Seed
j and lloarhound Drops for coughs at
(’. FRANK JONES’ PHARMACY.
October 20. 1837.
g’aiiit Season ISS7.
1\TE are offering the Celebrated Tinted
VV Gloss Paint, all colors, for $1 25 per gal
lon. White inside and out $1 40 per gallon.
We have the Metropolitan Paint in seven colors
at the low price of $1.00 per gallon. Imperial
Carriage Paint in two colors. All colors of
Paint in 1 pound cans.
April 28, l'ST. AISQUITH A CO.
SCHOOL BOOKS AND SUPPLIES,
VCOM PLETE stock of Public School Books.
. all book> used in Charlestown Male Acad
emy and Stephenson Female Seminary. Copy
Books, Tablet'. Slates, Penholders, Pencils and
everything pertaining to School Supplies, just
received and for sale in the Book and Station
er v Department.
Aug. 30, 1888. AISQUITH A CO.
To the i’itblir.
I HAVE in stock some superior brands of
Whiskeys, aiboilg them a Sour Mash Ken
tucky Whiskey highly recommended as una
dulterated and pure.
Nov.22. JOHNS. KASTERDAY A CO.
\\TOULD inform the public that every l’re
\\ script ion that comes to my store is pre
pared by me individually. Persons can find
me at night at the room over the old Sheriff's
Office, Jail Building. Respectfully,
July 16.1881. GEO.T. LIGHT
VIT'E call the attention of housekeepers to
the following: Gelatine, Corn Starch,
Irish Moss. Tapioca, Ext. Lemen, Ext. Vanilla.
Ext. Bitter Almond and French Rose Water
all of which we carry constantly in stock at
lowest prices. AISQUITH A CO.
Nov 17, I8,s7.
PAINT your carriages, buggies, Ac., with
Pierce A Co.’s Quick Drying Coach Black,
ready for use. AISQUITH A CO.
April 16, 1835.
’TONIC BEER for the Blood on draft at
X. C. FRANK JONES' Soda Counter.
Mar. 15, 'S3.
Then it a Cure for Everything.
CURE AND PREVENTIVE'
(Patented April 27, 18SS. i
To the Pt'BLic.—We wish to saj that this
great and only remedy is not the result of any
chances, neither is it a nostrum for speculation,
but has been experimented with and thorough
ly tested for two years prior to our purchasing
it. The roan who first used it was Moses
Frantz, who had charge of a herd ot 2500 hogs
in 1884. 500 of these died with cholera. Mr.
Frantz and Mr. Eaclius experimented in every
conceivable manner to check the rasages of
the disease, dissecting many dead hogs, and
compounding many prescriptions, until they
happily hit upon a remedy. Before Mr. r rantz
could put his remedy before the people he died
from blood poisoning, brought on by cutting
up dead hogs which had died with cholera.
He left all his trilling worldly effects to Mr.
Eaclius, who had not the necessary means to
put it before the public, and who was anxious
that some of his old friends should have it.
When Mr. Eaclius came here we had little faith
in his cure, but, after testing it in many severe
cases at home—notably, Mr. Rhodes and -Ir.
Felteberger’s—we became convinced beyond
doubt that it was all he claimed for it. Since
then we have used it in many severe cases,
and the result is before the public. Not .i»sin
gle hog has died which we treated, and in no
case have anv taken it when fed this remedy.
It will cure Hog Cholera, it will prevent Hog
Cholera. We have been at heavy expense
placing a cure beforethe people,and now only
ask that they appreciate our efforts by giving
it a trial.
It will pav vou to feed it if your hogs are
well. It will kill every manner of louse, insect
life in hog, trichinae not excepted. It will kill
every nit and louse on the hog. It will cleanse
your hog of scrutf or mange. It will increase
the appetite five-fold. It is just what every
body has been looking for.
The disease gets its origin from a low order
of insect life—on and in the animal. There is
in the medicine an ingredient which extermi
nates insects and nits, both internally and ex
me muncys no uoi ucb piupi-iit,
also provided for.
Dissecting hundreds of hogs has shown that
mortification always sets in before death, which
is prevented by an antiseptic. Ninety-seven
per cent, of hogs afflicted are constipated. To
obviate this, the medicine contains a laxative
In the other three per cent, the bowels ere
found to be loose, which is overcome by the
use of Tincture of Opium with the medicine,
as per directions on the bottle.
The medicine also contains a powerful tonic
to build up the debilitated condition of the hog.
PRICE, $1.00 PER QUART BOTTLE.
Jones it Biteek—1Gentlemen—I have used
tiie patented Hog Cholera preventive with
successful effect. It is an excellent remedy and
certainly a public blessing.
A. J. RUTHERFORD.
Lake View Farm, Clarke Co., Va.
Dec. 5, 1388. ^
For sale at C. Frank Jones Drug Store and
will be in country stores generally.
July 26. l'". JONES & BUTLER.
Furniture Establishment. &c.
riXHE undersigned having purchased tbe old es
I tablished Coach Factory of the late Wells J.
Hawks,in Charlestown, with the view of enter
ing icto the
in allits branches, offers for sale alargenumber
of New and Second-hand
Carriages. Buggies. J aggers, kc.
attbelowestpricesand upon tbe mostaccommo
OLD CARMAGES TAKES IS EXCHASQE
All EtiiMls of Repairs
done with neatness and dispatch, and satisfaction
HORSES AND CARRIAGES
In connection with tbe above 1 willcontinue
the LIVERY BUSINESS, and be prepared to
furnish Carriages, Buggies and Jaggersattbe
^^Tbe abovebusiness will be under tbe su
perintendence of Abram Stump.
I also offer to tbe public a large lot of Furni
CHAIRS, TABLES( Exieniionaod other) RED
audall articles usually found in a Furniture Es
Old Furniture Repaired.
1 wi 11 be prepared i n "a short time to give my
gpecialattention to the business of Undertaking.
Being a practical mechanic and determined to
give satisfaction, I respectfully solicit a share of
May 12, 1*77.
Jefferson Steam Saw Mill,
Charlc-itown, Wett Va.
vy ILL pay the Highest Market Price for
and all kinds of Hard Timber, delivered at Lis
Mill or on the ground. Keeps on hand for sale
FENCING PLANK, RAILING, POSTS,
and all kinds of Hard Lumber. Also,
Spokes, Handles, Sleigh
liunners, Rims, &c.
for sale in large or small quantities. CUSTOM
SAWING done at reasonable rates.
Thanking yon for past patronage, by strict
attention to business I hope for a continuance
of the same.
May 22. 1*84—ly.
LUMBER, SHINGLES & WOOD,
HAVING recently purchased a large body
of fine Timber at Flowing Springs, near
Charlestown, and put in operation there our
Steam Saw-Mill, we are prepared to furnish all
Oak L u m b e r,
FENCING PLANK, FRAME LUMBER. LAP
SHINGLES and WOOD by the CORD. Will
sell either to be delivered or on the ground.
FRAZIER 4 COLSTON.
Feb. 20,'85. [Democrat copy.]
Chair Seals Caned.
MRS. J.N. WHITTINGTON is prepared to
Repair Cane Seat Chairs at short notice
and upon easy terms, at her home in the
Southern suburbs of Charlestown, on Bloom
oeptenroer 23, 1882.
AND FAMILY SEWING.
rPHE undersigned will do Dress-Making and
I Family Sewing upon reasonable terms at
her residence next uoor to Mr. Burton’s on
Lawrence street. A share of patronage solici
ted. MRS. MARY ROBERTSON.
April 8. 18S6.
DR. Seth Arnold's Cough Killer—a sure,
quick and safe remedy, i-arge stock, 18
cents per bottle.
August 20,1885. AJSQUITH 4 CO.
Court House Square, Charlestown, W.\ a.
A large stock of the above always in stock,
to which we call the attention of the public.
A line stock of Stationery and School Books
always in store.
March l", 1887.
Important Notice to Builders
rrtHE undersigned is giving his sol eat ten tion to
at Roadside, Rockingham County, Virginia,and
has facilities for filling orders of anyeatent and
great variety, lie commands forests of growing
timber of the very best qualitv, and milling ca
pacity to meet the most extravagant demandsof
Ordersfor Lumber for
c '.tin size and length to meet the demands ot
Builders or others, tilled promptly upon terms
with which no other person in the Valley of Vir
ginia can compete successfully.
The subscriber has in former years supplied
very many persons in this section with Lumber,
andin returning tbanksfor past patronage.and
in soliciting the orders of old customers and new,
promises a careful personal supervision, so that
orders mav pesatisfactorily filled. Address,
' DR. 8. P. H. MILLER,
8. V. R. R.
March 16,1878. Virginia
FRUIT HILL NURSERY,
Charlestown, Jefferson County, West Virginia.
Fruit and Ornamental 'Frees,
Flower and Vegetable
rilHK subscribers cal I attention tothegreatva
X riety ot Trees, Plants, Vines,Roses,Ac.,Ac.,
' Fruit Hill Nursery,
and are gratified to be conscious of having as lock
likely to please all win patrojize them. They
willnotundertake to present in this advertise'
ment a catalogue of stock on band,but will be
content to generalize, hoping that our people will
call and seefor themselves that the necessity for
sending abroad for Trees,Shrubbery,«fc.,nolon
ger exists. We have
10,000 Apple Trors-choice varieties;
3,000 Pencil Trees,
Asparagus Roots, (Jreen House and Bedding
Plants—Cabbage,Tomato, Egg,Cauliflower and
Sweet Potato, allforsale Cheap lor Cash.
April 15, 1876—tf. HOPKINS* CO.
MONUMENTAL MARBLE WORKS,
T. M. Turner,
MARTINHBUHG, W. V^V
Manufacturer and Dealer in the best
ITALIAN AID AMERICAN 181,
MONUMENTS, TOMBS, HEAD
AND FOOT STONES,
And Dealer in all Kindsof IKON FENCING.
I solicit orders from Berkeley, Jefferson and
adjacent Counties. I guarantee work to be ex
ecuted in a satisfactory manner and at prices
as low and lower than any other Marble works
in the Valley.
August 21, 1834.
Corner of George Street and Twenty Foot
Diehl & 11 i*o.
MO \ l MI EJfTS, TOMI fh,
Head and Foot Stones, Mantles, Statues and
Carving, in all its various branches, and all
work in their business. Ail orders promptly
filled at the lowest rate, and shortest notice,
and all work delivered and put up, and guar
anteed to suit purchasers. If not, no sale.—
Please call and see and judge for yourselves be
fore purchasing elsewhere, and patronize Home
The subscribers have also in operation their
shop in Martinsburg, where they will give
propiut attention to all work entrusted to them.
DIEHL & BRO.
Charlestown, July 18, 1867—y.
WARNER'S Kidney c ire, Warner's Rheu
G. T. LIGHT.
VLETRIS Cordial. Celerina. Wine of Cocoa
and Acker's English Remedies. Hold by
G. T. LIGHT.
IT'XTRAi i White IU,-e, do. Frangipani, do.
Feb. 2. 188s. GEO. T. LIGHT.
PAINTS. Oils. Varnishes, Window Glass,
Putty, Paint Brushes, Jcc. We have a large
stock of these goods on hand to which we call
the attention of the people. Lewis' pure Lead,
pure Linseed Oil and Lucas’ celebrated Pre
pared Paint.- ready to apply, in all colors in
cans from one pound to one gallon. We have
all colors, either dry or in oil. Examine our
stock before purchasing elsewhere.
Apr. 16, ’85. AISQUITH & CO.
VH the Spring advances we call attention to
a full stock of Diamond Dyes, and guar
antee them to color Ribbons, Dresses. Flats,
Feathers aud Cotton Goods.
GEO. T. LIGHT,
Druggist, Next Door to Post Office.
A VERY desirable place of 4j acre?, ; mile
-TA from Charlestown, suitable for home or
summer residence. Two dwelling houses 5
rooms each, and all necessarv out buildings
Apply to A. W. CRAMER.
Charlestown, Jeff. Co.. W. Va.
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad.
Time Table in Effect April 29th, 188S.
NORTH WARD. 17" 41" 448
Stations. I’aas. Pass. Mix. Mix.
Islington— Lv A.M. A.M. P.M. P-M.j
Staunton— ; f £ ^
Harrisonburg— in so *i SSi 6 03i
Mt laekson— 10 50 1 55 t) "5
wioSSk- ! }}«;»«•>
Strasburg— “ ; j* ® 1 m 7 ai
Capon Road— “ P-M. 5 00 < 44'
Winchester- “ 6 00 12 49 7 10 8 48;
Stephenson— “ 0 08 12 5.* < 30 9 OC
Chirlestown— “ <i 45 1 39 9 04 10 10
Harper’s Ferry Ar 7 05 2 04 9 54 10 5)
Washington— “ 9 3" 4 15
Baltimore— “ 10 30 5 30
Philadelphia—_ 5 J_
. \,, i7". ii" and are daily exa pt
Sunday ; Train No. 450 runs Sunday only.
Additional mixed trains leave Charlestown
12.43 a.m. and 4.07 p.m. and arrive at Harpers
11 r;v at 1.—l a. m. and 5.22 p. ®.
SOUTH W ARD. *•*“ 449
Stations. Pass. Pass. Mix. Mix.
Philadelphia— I.v A.M. P.M. P.M. A.M.
Wilmington— “ „ . „
Baltimore— “ 9 00 4 25
Washington— ,l P.M. 5 30 - ,r
Hart>er’s Ferry “ 12 30 ■ 4o 1 00 « 15
Charlesto w n— “ 12 50 8 08 2 11 8 01
Stephenson— “ 1 38 8 4<> 3 33 9 lOj
Winchester— ’’ 1 52 8 50 4 30] 3 3
CeponRoad- “ 2 32 j 0 08 10 40,
Stnsburc— “ 2 41 0 20*10 51
Woodstock— “ 3"" 8 00 11 51
Mt. Jackson- “ 3 37 « M P.M.
Harrisonburg— " 4 4. 11 - 15
Staunton— “ *> 4<’
Lexington— 1 j ~ 351 |_'_
Trains No. 409,469and ii: are daily except
Sunday: Train No. 449 runs Sunday only.
Additional mixed trains leave southward at
2.14 a. m. and 8.35 a. in. and arrive at Harri
sonburg at 8.19a. in.and 5.521>. n. _(
Fast limited express, daily, for Chicago and
Pittsburg leaves Baltimore at 10.00 a. m., wiwh
ington 10.55 a. m. Arrives at Chicago 8.oa a.
m , Pittsburg 6 50 p. m. , ,
Express daily, (or Cincinnati and St. Louis
leaves Baltimore at 2.00 p. m„ Washington 3.00
and Harper’s Ferry at 4.28. Arrives at < incin
nati at 7.30 a. m. and St. iAiuis at 6.30 P- ni.
Nii;ht Express, daily, for St. Louis and ( u»*
caco leave's uaiuniure bv o.-y i-. y-~.n
ton 9.45 p. m. and Harpers terry 11.30p.m.
Arrives at Cincinnati 5.30 p. in., St. Louis <.30
a. m., Chicago 5.40 a. m.
Night Express, ilailv, for 1 ittsburg leaves
Baltimore at 8.15 p. m., Washington 9.15 p. m.
and Harper's Fciry at 10.48 p. m. Arrives at
Pittsburg 6.30 a. in.
For tickets and further information apply to
11 A O Agents or to 14. F. Bond. Pass. Agent,
Baltimore, C. E. Dudrow, Traveling Passenger
Agent. Staunton. Va.
B AO Palace Sleeping Cars arc run through
to Cincinnati. St. Louis, Chicagoand Pittsburg
on all express trains.
L. M. COLE. Gen l Ticket Agent.
C1IA8. O. 8CULL. Oen’l Passenger Agent.
W. M CLEMENTS, General Manager.
Kay •'!. 1888. _
Shenandoah \ alley Railroad.
8. F. TYLEIl, He< ieivkb.
Schedule In Effect May 14, ISSN.
LEAVE l HABLEBTOWK—SOfTIIWARD.
8:32 A. M. Daily—New Orleans Express. Ro
anoke and intermediate stations and
all points South and Southwest.
New York and Philadelphia to
Chattanooga and Memphis.
7:17 1‘. M. Daily—Memphis Express from New
York, Philadelphia and Baltimore
with day coaches to Roanoke, mak
ing connection through to the South.
10:30 A. M. Daily— Baltimore Express, from all
points South, arrive in Washington
1:15 p. M., Baltimore 2:15 P. M.,
Harrisburg 3:15 P. M., Philadelphia
(5:50 P. M. .
8:53 P. M. Daily—New York and Philadelphia
Express, from Memphis,Chattanoo
ga and all points South. Arrive
Philadelphia 4:25 A. M , New York
7.10 A. M. Sleeping ears through
to New York via Harrisburg.
Ticket Agents will furnish all information
and through schedules upon application.
0. HOWARD ROYER, Gen’l Fuse. Agt.
May 17. 1888. Roanoke, Va.
JEFFERSON WOOLEN MILE,
Formerlt/ Porter'* Factory.
Under the above mentioned name the old
“ Porter’s Factory,” which in days gone by en
joyed almost a national reputation for excel
lent manufactures, will be operated by the un
dersigned. Necessary repairs have been made
ami improved machinery introduced, and it is
our expectation to maintain the reputation of
the mill ami to meet the demand of the public
for first-class goods.
The Highest Market Price will he paid for
Wool delivered at the Mill or at such j>oints as
may he designated.
Orders for Cloths, Yarns, Ac., will receive
J. J. JOBE A CO.
Post Office—Ripon, Jellcrson W. N a
J. J. Johe A Bro. will continue tooj*eratethe
Mill at Brucetown, Frederick County, Virginia,
and will pay the top market price forM ool de
April, if. 1- 3.
M Y BAR usupp'ied with Liquors <»f erery
description —of the best quality.
IIS. WHISKIES. BHAMIES. 110
1 Baltimore anti Rocnester Beer
Pure French Brandy,
|nu cHYST&Lizo ram in j
—allot uebest. Fresh Rochester Beerdelirerr^
anywhere in town at $1 per dozen.
■Jan. io, IHi'S. Uasement JelTerton building.
If you want an extra Ham,
Call on W. 8. MERCHANT.
If you want a good Slice Ham,
Go to W. 8. MERCHANT.
If you want good Dried Beef.
Go to W. 8. MERCHANT. «
If you want Alpha Roasted Coffee,
Go to W. 8. MERCHANT.
If you want good tea and sugar cheap,
Goto W. 8. MERCHANT.
If you want fine Lard,
Goto W.8. MERCHANT. I
If you want the hest of Fresh Meats and I
Fresh and Salt Fish, _
Go to W. 8. MERCHANT.
May 14. 1885.
GEO. H. IIAOLEY,
Agent for Jefferson County
; "VirK w*ll have by 8eptemhcr 1st. a fuJ' * '*
TV ply of School Books oftvery d<-<r!j>t- ■
j also a full line of School Sundries, I
pens, slate pencils, satchels, Ac. We in^.( I
j the attention of our customers, and the pu * I
j to this branch of our business. Any I*00* ' >1
in stock furnished in a few days. , ,.A
AISQUITH a CO. M
| August 26, 1884,
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