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CBARI.XS Town. W. Va., June 6, 1899. Why Do You Suffer I With your Eyes, when the assistance of a " pair of KOCK CRYSTAL OR DIAMOND LENSE, Hill give you relief. We guarantee to fit or lefuud the price. Large assortment, at C. W. BROWN'S. Oct. 20. 1S91. Optician and Jeweler. > LIFE IN SHOES. DO YOU KNOW THAT TWO THIRDS OF YOUR LIFE IS PASSED WITH YOUR FEET ENCASED IN LEATHER. WHY NOT HAVE THEM COMFORTABLE. WE HAVE THE KIND THAT ARE PLEASANT. THEY ARE GRATEFUL TO THE FEET. THE PRICE IS NOT HIGH. SEE THEM. SHOES FOR EVERYBODY AT nONEST PRICES. ALSO HATS, SHIRTS, GLOVES, UNDERWEAR, NECKWEAR, AC. OTT BROTHERS. Local Miscellany. Wall is/buving wool. Red sea oil at Dalgarn's. Taxes must be paid at once. Pay your taxes, says the sheriff. Men's stitch-down shoes $i, at Ott Bros. S. H. Landis sells Sweet Violet cigars. Loose shredded cocoanut at Dalgarn's. Be ?iire and see Wall before selling your wool. Ladies Low shoes 45c. to ?3.00 at Ott Bros. Do you owe taxes? Pay up and save costs. For dry goods and notions go to S. H. Landis'. Latest tints in stationery at Dr. Bishopls. Fine perfumeries, soaps, etc., at Dr. Bishop's. New crop? New Orleans molasses at Dalgarn's. Go to Dalgarn's for heavy duck coats, gum-lined. Fresh crackers received weekly by S. H. Landis'. Shining Light leather preserver at C. N. Coleman's. Cart load of sawed slab wood tor 50c. by Miley Bros. Monarch shirts, collars, cuffs and neck wear at Ott Bros. 300 pairs men's coarse shoes, 90 cts. to $1.75 at Ott Bros. Ladies and children's hose, a large as sortment, at Landis'. Pictures framed and frames made to order at Dr. Bishop's. New dress goods and silks received by M. Palmbaum & Bfo. Another large lot of tin ware just re ceived by S. H. Landis. New underwear and hosiery received by M. Palmbaum & Bro. A fine line of gents' night robes at the Baltimore Bargain House. For White Lily Flour and White Star Coffee go to S. H. Landis*. The best ?3 and 83.50 shoes for men, black and tan, at Ott Bros. Experienced clerk wanted at the New York Racket Store at once. Repairs for Champion and McCormick Binders at Cooke & Phillips'. It you want fire, life, sick or accident insurance see A. G. Wynkoop. 44 Get the best." The Vulcan chilled plow for sale by C. N. Coleman. Call 011 A. G. Wynkoop for Fire, Life Burglary and Accident Insurance. New lace curtains and dotted swisses Teceived by M. Palmbaum & Bro. If you want to sell your farm or town property apply to A. G. Wynkoop. New cultivator and horse-rake for sale at cost by W. S. Kennedy. See adv. A large line of ladies' and children's sihoes at low prices. See S. H. Landis. Wanted, 5,000 pounds country lard, taken in exchange for goods, at Landis*. Table linens, napkins, towels, lace trimmings of all kinds, at S. H. Landis*. A new and attractive line of gents' un derwear at the Baltimore Bargain House. J. W. Kyle is agent for Morgan & Wright bicycle tires. See him for prices. Postage stamps and postal cards for sale "by W. B. Davis, Market-House corner. New silks, ribbons, laces and embroi deries, received by M. Palmbaum &. Bro. The sheriff will be compelled to collect taxes by legal process unless paid promptly. The 44 Famous Ohio " cultivators are the best on the market. Sold by Cooke ?& Phillips. "Calioon." Cyclone and Crown wheel barrow grass seeder on sale at C. N. Coleman's. The best and nobbiest bicycle hose, pants, shoes, etc., at the Baltimore Bar gain House. When the State gets after the Sheriff he is compelled to get after the tax payer. Taxes must be paid. If you have a fine or complicated watch that needs attention, call on Lewis. Ex pert work at low prices. Wanted.?Old China, Bric-a-brac Rel ics, &c. Address John Treblig, 9 North Howard street, Baltimore. Wanted to rent, a house and a few acres of land, on which a few milch cows may be kept. Apply at Spirit office. August the 7th is the announced date lor the holding of the Teachers' Institute of this county. The Institute will meet in this city. Corn crushing and grinding, sawing, planing, and wire and picket fence man ufactured by John A. Blake,* at Roselle Mill. Go to Cooke & Phillips for your garden plows. The yueen of the Garden is the most durable and easiest running plow on earth. W. B. Davis, at old post office room, will sell you best and freshest groceries. Hour, bacon, confections, notions, etc., at bottom prices for cash or country pro duce. Personal ricntion. Mr. John L. Burns has been quite ill, with typhoid fever. Miss Rose Hedges has been very sick, but is now much better. Mrs. D. J. Howell and son, of Alexandria, are at Mr. Samuel Howell's. Mr. M. E. Bolinger and little son Ma rion spent Sunday in Hagerstown. % Miss Spears, of Paris, Ky.f is the guest of her cousin, Miss Emily T. Cooke. Col. G. W. Z. Black is now at his charming country place, near Halltown. Mr. Charles Rissler went to Baltimore last week, to lay in his undertaking sup plies. Mrs. John P. Hess, of Baltimore, is visiting her mother, Mrs. Amanda C. Stricter. Miss Eveiyn Ferguson, of Frederick county, Va., is the guest of Miss Lucy Griffith. Mr. W. C. Feagans visited relatives in Washington, D. C., and Alexandria,Va., last Sunday. Mrs. George A. Portcrfield is visiting her daughter, Mrs. W. Chase Morton, in Richmond, Va. Miss Essie Hoffman, of Warren county, Va., is visiting Miss Louise H. Gallaher dt Mount Parvo. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. W. Rouss were registered at the Sentinel, Yosemite Val ley, Cal., May 13. Mrs. A. R. Porter and Miss Pink McKown, of Gerardstown, are guests of Misses Anna and Laura Hughes. Mr. P. H. Doughtry, of Cumberland, was the guest of Mr. Geo. H. Turner whilst attending court here. Miss Stella West, daughter of Mr. Thos. J. West, has returned from a visit to friends iii Washington City. Mrs. W. W. B. Gallaher returned from Washington, where she has been visiting an invalid sister, on Monday night. Dr. Eldndge Wolff, who recently grad uated at the Baltimore Medical College, is visiting his parents in this place. Mr. Richard W. Inglehart, of Anne Arundel county, Md., has been spending a few days with Mr. W. S. Kennedy. Mr. A. Vernon Garney left yesterday to take temporary charge of the telegraph office at Buchanan, on the N. & W. R'y. We are pleased to learn that Capt. C. E. Dudrow, popular and efficient B. & O. traveling passenger agent, is recovering from recent illness. Mr. Joseph Fulton and bride, of Baltimore City, arrived in town 011 Friday andarestop ping at the home of his mother, Mrs. E. Hiney, 011 South Samuel street. Mr. N. W. Gallaher eume home to "Mt. Parvo" Monday night, and was accompan ied by his friend Mr. F. C. Ilicks, Washing ton City. They returned Wednesday. Mr. Joseph O. Moreland and wife, of Washington City, came up to attend the memorial services and remained over Sun day with Mrs. Mary C. Smith at Mechan icstown. Mr. John H. Alexander, Memorial Day orator, during his stay here was the guest of Mr. C. H. Shipman, as was also his friend who accompanied him, Mr. W. S. Jenkins. Mr. Preston Hopkins, suffering from appendicitis, was accompanied to the hospital in Baltimore, Tuesday evening, by Dr. Venning, had a successful oper ation performed, and so far is doing well. Those from a distance attending the funeral of Mr. Jacob Sites were Mrs. M. C. Grove and son, of Martinsburg; Mr. J. E. Long and sons, of Maryland, 111.; Mrs. C. A. Stick and sou, of Aurora, 111.; Mr. F. J. Gabriel, Mrs. Geo. Snyder, Mrs. G. C. Norris, Mrs. Geo. Ash and Mr. and Mrs. L. A. Hicks and son, of Hagerstown, Md.; Mrs. Wm. Gabriel and Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Gabriel, of Cearfoss, Md., and Mrs. E. J. Benner, of Washing ton, D. C. Mr. G. E. Hughes has purchased, through the agency of Mr. A. G. Wyn koop, the Miss Slieetz house on West Liberty street, for $525. Mr. Hoover, manager of the Winches ter Telephone Co., has a force of hands engaged in setting poles here, and will have the Charles Town system in within a few days. Mr. L. L. Page-and assistants, popu lar and efficient heads of the Charles Town colored public school, and their pupils, closed the term with interesting exercises in Washington Hall on Friday evening last. Lost, yesterday morning, on Main, Water or Congress street, a gold pin, set with Arabian diamonds, inclosed in an envelope addressed to Mrs. C. N. Camp bell. A reasonable reward will be given for its return to Stephenson Seminary. Mr. August Schulte, in addition tg his new coach shop on West Liberty street, has opened a ware-room at the south end of his dwelling on North West street, where he has in stock some handsome new work?traps, phaetons, buggies, etc. Miss Christine W. Chew entertained at a seven-hand euchre party at her home in this place on Friday evening last in honor of Miss Angelica Crosby and her guest, Miss Jay, of New York. Among those present were: Miss Crosby, Miss Jay, Miss Mary Lippitt and Miss Nannie Powell McCormick, of Berryville, Va.; Messrs. A. S. Allen, Cleon B. Moore, Hugh Pendleton, George T. Light, Wil liam F. Alexander, and Prof. Brantz Roszell, of Washington. Beard's Variety Stores. Since C. N. Beard has opened his new and attractive grocery, in connection with his stationery, the combined stores will be called Beard's Variety Stores, in which he hopes in time to be able to supply the trade with anything it may require. For the present he will devote untiring effort to present lines, aiming in both depart ments to give the newest and best things for the lowest practicable price. '' Clean liness," "Accommodating," "Reasonable Prices "are the commendatory words we want to hear our patrons use in speaking of our stores and attendants. Last week our patrons were pleased to learn that they could have their coffee ground free of charge, and instead of buying ljeef in a can could have it chipped fresh. Those Yorkshire mixed pickles, in pint jars, went like hot cakes, but wc will have more this week. We invite you to come and look at the store. C. N. Beard, Royal js ' " ^BSOWIEiyPVRC Makes the food more delicious and wholesome WOVAt BAIUWQ POWDCR CO., HEW VQPK. THE SHOW MAKES A BIG HIT. Enormous Crowds Attend the Great Welsh Bros., Show. Why don't wo get more shows like the Welsh Bros., circus? Was the expression used by hundreds of people who attended their performance last night. The large tent was packed to suilocation, many being com pelled to stand. The show made an instanta neous hit, with everybody present, from be ginning to end. The program is a feast of good things. The amazing oriental gymnas tic and acrobatic specialties by the Akimoto Jajmnese Troupe is one of the leading feat ures. There acts are all gorgeously costum ed and skillfully executed. West and Zanta introduce one of the most sensational double traj>eze acts ever presented in Columbia,and they were well received yesterdav. The head balancing act done by Alfred Heintz was apnlauded in a most enthusiastic man ner. Harry Mobil's comedy dogs and acting ponies gave a fine exhibition of the possibili ties of trained animals, intelligence. Others who gave pleasing specialties were Mile Cerito, Charles and Mable Smith, Harry P. West, Charles O'Brien, the "Great Higgins," sisters Nelsonia. Josef Donnetti and Simp son and Alburtia. Tne big balloon ascension and parachute jump was a success. It was sent at 7 o'clock with Mr. Donnetti as the aerouant, and was viewed by thousands of people who all pro nounce it the finest ascension ever given in Columbia.' The aerouant landed near the silk mill. A performance was given this afternoon before a big crowd of women and children and the concluding show takes place tonight at 8 o'clock. The Welsh Brothers have a clean and legitimate exhibition and should meet with great success on the road.?Daily Spy* Columbia, Pa. This big popular-priced show will appear at Charles Town ohe day only Thursday, J une 15th. David McDade will give a grand balloon ascension and parachute jump on day of performance. Show grounds oppo- , site B. & O. depot. iSqy Ramblers $40.00. M. E. Bolinger, Agent. Rev. C. H. Rockey, of Sheplierdstown, addressed the Anti-Saloon League of Charles Town in the court-house Thurs day evening. Wanted, two or three men for local work, or to travel for a Nursery Co. Good pay weekly. Write to H. H. Sherman, Charles Town, W. Va. Mr. D. S. Hughes has purchased from the heirs of the late Jacob Starrv the brick dwelling on Main street adjoining the brick store-room already owned by him, consider ation $2,000. THE MODERN BEAUTY Thrives on good food and sunshine, with plenty of exercise in the open air. Her form glows with health and her face blooms with its beauty. If her system needs the cleansing action of a laxative remedy, she uses the gentle and pleasant Syrup of Figs, made by the California Fig Strup Co. only. An elegant, htylisb, lour-wheel cart, good as new, is for .sale at Joseph Hunt'n livery stable. Can be had at lens than half itn viUue. Seats (our person*, or two. Cost the owner $140.00. Our former employee Mr. G. Albert] Taylor sends us from Bridgeport, Conn., souvenir base ball printing of the Hurd I & Taylor Co., of that city?something j very neat and creditable. Cards are out for themarriageof Miss Kate Simpson, daughter of Captain and Mrs. S. J. Simpson, of Limetown, Warren county, Va , to Mr. J. Corbin Blackford, of Shenandoah Junction, this county. The ceremony will occur at 5 o'clock p. in., Wednesday, June 7th, in the Limetown church. There has been a most excellent crop of fine strawberries this year, and we have seen some remarkably good ones, but our genial friend L. M. Long, of Rippon, who never does things by Halves, reaches the climax with a lot sent us yes terday, for which we return many thanks. Mr. Long, as will be seen by our Rippon letter, is the champion strawberry raiser of this section. Rouse r the tor B pit! liver, and cur? biliousness, sick p licadacbc, jaundice, nausea, indiges^ tion, ctc. They lire in valuable to prevent a cold or breSk up a fever. Mild, gentle, certain, they are worthy your cor.ndence. Purely vegetable, they can be taken by children or delieate women. Price, 25c.at all medicine dealers or by mail of C. I. Hood & Co., Lowell, Mass. Mr. Thos. H. Jones, the enterprising Harper's Ferry liveryman, has just re ceived from the well-known and reliable carriage factory of Messrs. Thrush & Stougli, Shippcnsburg, Pa., a number of first-class new vehicles, including a dandy three-seat phaeton, which gives him a magnificent equipment for the accommo dation of summer visitors and the public generally. Mr. D. B.-Williams, 01 this place, is the inventor of a camera attachment, which is in the nature of a projectoscope, and photo graphs objects in motion, so as to form a continuous picture in the various j>ositions incident to continued locomotion. The in vention has made so great an impression upon those interested in this direction, that it is about to be taken up by an organized company, in which event Mr. Williams will be a financial gainer to a degree in propor tion to the success of his significant inven tion .?A d y oca te. I wish to inform my friends and the public generally that I have moved in the new room now being fitted up for me in the Hagley building (a few doors from Racket store) about April ist. I antici pate a very large spring trade, and will use my best efforts to raise and maintain the standard of custom garment making to the highest level possible, in order to counteract the many spurious imitations of legitimate tailoring that have been foisted upon the public. As to my new samples for the coming season, it is hardly necessary for me to dwell on them. Ail I can say is that I used the very best ability and matured experience in select ing a complete assortment of styles and qualities. I promise you also in the fu ture, as in the past, the same courteous and liberal treatment, and last, but not Removed, I auu 11utlat | least, a perfect fit. Yours' &c., C. J5. Reininosr. Church Items. Kev. S. W. Cole will preach in the Baptist church next Sunday morning. Rev. T. B. Shepherd will preach at Summit Point on June u, at 10 a. m.t and 7:30 p. m. Services in St. James' Catholic Church, Charles Town, on the 4th Sunday of each month, at 10:10 a. m. A missionary meeting of ministers and delegates of Winchester District, M. E. Church South, will be held in Charles Town June 2S and 29. The members of the Charles T own Ep wortli League will hold a sociable at the residence of Mr. W. W. B. Gallaher on Thursday evening next. 'Rev. J. H. Wolff has been appointed by the Presiding Elder to fill a vacancy on Page Circuit, Va., and preached his first sermons at Fletcher Chapel and Springfield Sunday. The ladies of Summit Point M. E. Church South will hold a lawn fete at that place, June 9ih and 10th, between the hours of 7 and 10:30 p. m. Strawberries and ice-cream will be served in attractive style. The public cordially invited to attend. The third annual woods meeting of the Middleway Epworth League will be held in Mr. J. B. Watson's grove, near Mid dleway, on Thursday, Friday and Satur day nights, July 27, 2S and 29, and an all-day meeting on Sunday, the 30th. On Thursday night, June 8, the Bap tist Young People's Union of Charles Town will hold a public meeting. Ad dresses on Christian Education will be made by Rev. E. B. Jackson, of Winches ter,and Rev. J. E. Raymond, of Millwood. I pay cash as well as trade for eggs. S. II. Landis. Regular monthly meeting of the Daugh ters of the Confederacy Thursday morn ing, June 15, at half-past 10 oclock. Mrs. Ciias. N. Coleman, Sec'y. For sale, valuable Jefferson county farms; also town property, including some valuable building lots. Moukk & Moore. On account of meeting of Grand Lodge Good 8ainaritane, Stuunton, Va., June 12-15, 161K), the Southern Railway will evil tickets to Sluuuton uud return at rate of 4c. a mile one way distance for the round trip. Tickets ou sale Juue 10, 11, 12; final limit June 20. New spring dress goods and trimmings, ginghams, percals, white goods, embroid eries, laces, lace curtains, art drapery, curtain muslins, silks, See. Burns & Siiugert. Egos for Hatching.?I have nothing but E. L. Miles'. Montauck strain of Barred Plymouth Rocks. Will fill orders during May and June. M. E. Boi.inger. Dr. Tomlinson's DENTAL OFFICE, Corner or Chaki.ks ami LibeuttStkbb-s CHARLESTOWN. Have you time to look at your watch ? Maybe you have time, but have the wrong time wheu you do look. If such is the ease, don't swear, but bring: your timepiece to Lewis. Prices always right. Don't Tobacco Spit and Suiohe Your I.ife Anray. To quit tobacco easily atul forever, be nmg nctic. full or life, nerve and vigor, take No-To Bac, the wonder-worker, that maltes wealc men strong. All druggists, 50c or CI. Cure guaran teed. Booklet and sample free. Address Sterling Kemedy Co., Chicago or New YorlL Physicians are the friends of the family. HARPER Whiskey is the friend of the Physicians. A most valuable assistant and one that can be trusted. Sold by George W. Thomas, Charles Town, W. Va. ? ? Just received a carload of the latest im proved Deering Binders and Mowers. C. N. Coleman. Save your carpets and furniture by using the Milford Suction Sweeper. C. N. Coleman, Mr. and Mrs. James F. Howell, of Berry ville, Va., have issued cards to the marriage of their daughter, Miss Laura Virginia, to Mr. Newton F. Smith, of Myerstown, this county, to take place in the Baptist Church, Berryvilie, on Wednesday evening. June 7th, at 7:30 o'clock. Ail Excellent Combination. The pleasant method and beneficial effects of the well known remedy, Syrup of Flos, manufactured by the California Fig Syrup Co., illustrate the value of obtaining the liquid laxa tive principles of plants known to be medicinally laxative and presenting' them in the form most refreshing' to the taste and acceptable to the system. It is the one perfect strengthening laxa tive, cleansing the system effectually, dispelling colds, headaches and fevers gently yet promptly and enabling one to overcome habitual constipation per manently. Its perfect freedom from every objectionable quality and sub stance. and its acting on the kidneys, liver and bowels, without weakening or irritating them, make it the ideal laxative. In the process of manufacturing Ggs are used, as they are pleasant to the taste, but the medicinal qualities of the remedy are obtained from senna and other aromatic plants, by a method known to the California Fig SvRi:r Co. only. In order to get its beneficial effects and to avoid imitations, please remember the full name of the Company printed on the front of every package. CALIFORNIA FIG SYRUP CO. BAN FRANCISCO. CAL LOUISVILLE. KY. NEW YORK. N. Y. ^orsale by all Druggists.?Pricc 50c. per bottle ICE BOX.?We have for sale a large Ice Box for the keeping1 cool of several beeves at a time, Will he sold cheap. Come and *cc it. EASTEUDAY & CO. Points to Ratal's. Our store lias been crowded throughout the past month with pleased customers, attracted here by our "Special Bargain Sales." For this week we are going to have a spe cial sale that will be of interest to every that has a boy. You know that this store is the acknowledged headquarters for Boys' Clothing, and that we show one of the largest stocks in the State in this department. To show our appre ciation of your steadfast encouragement and pa tronage in this department we offer the following" attractive bargains: A choice selection of neat-pattern Cassimere Suits, in cluding the popular Vestee style, from our regu lar $2.f)0 and $3.00 line. Our Special Price An elegant assortment of Pure Worsted and Cheviot Suits, ages 4 to 16 years, sold all season for $4.00 and $5.00. Onr Special Price A new and handsome line of Wash Suits in all Un popular materials. We guarantee them to wear. For this sale 49c. Our regular 50 cent line of Knee Pants, with Double Seats and Knees. Complete assortment in all sizes. For this sale 39e. U kAIIV I Leading Clothier, Sadler Block. Invitation To See and Examine, and then you will want a DEERING BALL-BEARING BINDER AND MOWER. PLOWS GENUINE CL1LDED PLOWS and repairs that inlet change with the Oliver. Vulcan Plows with Clarap Beam, J stronger than the bolted beam. Root Plows. Repairs furnished for all plows in Ihe country. BROWN MANLY PLOWS and Cultivators. The Thomas All-Steel Hay Rakes and Tedders, The Rich mond Champion Double and Single Corn Planters, Michigan Wheel and Float Spring-Tooth Harrows, Wood ,and Steel Land Rollers, Self Oiling Tubular Axle Farm Wagons. Agents for Birdsol! Hnllers and Wind Stackers,The Amer ican Thresher and Rock Crusher. Full line Hardware, Wire, Cement, Terra Cotta Pipe, Pumps, Paints, Oils, &c, C. jr. Jan. 17. BURNS & SHUGERT. Our New Spring Goods arc now on display. No matter how small your purchase may be, we will make interesting prices for you. BURNS & SHUGERT. March 7. 1899. SOLID ROCK. 1899. Yes, the Book tells us that a house built on sand soon crumbles and falls, but one built upon solid rock stands all storms, cyclones and bliz zards. Just so in the mercantile arena. The business that is founded on solid principles: ^Underbuy, X undersell cash, ) know no competion, keep goods eternally on the move. Lead in low price; never follow or imitate; don't wait for somebody else to cut prices. The people who come for miles around tell us every day that we are the talk of the country. Best yalues for least money. Wo believe in short profits au-j doing the volume of business. This spring finds us with a more selected stock than ever before. It will pay you to inspect our line of MEN'S, BOYS AND CHILDREN'S clothing, SHOES, HATS, GENTS' FURNISHING GOODS. Ilagley Corner, Charles Town, W. Va. Fell. 28, arc ready for spring trade with fine selection of DRESS GOODS, TRIMMINGS, RIBBONS, Embroideries, Silks, i.ac'if, Underwear, &c. ALSO FULL LINE GENT'S FURNISHINGS. Prices Lower Than Ever. M Palmbaum Sc Bro., March 21. Next to Wat*>on Houbc, Charles Towu, W. Va. THE DIFFERENCE. Some people do not like to be talked about. We do, and, to give you a good cause for doing so, we will endeavor to perform bonie redicu lous things, commencing today, and keep it up until January 1, 1899. Watch the papers and our window for gosip food. BROWN, The Jeweler. Mot. 22, 1898. 500 NEW Carriages & Buggies. Thrush ?y Stough, LEADING COAGH MAKERS of Southern Pennsylvania and Maryland, Wish to announce to the people of Charles Town and vicinity that they are better prepared than ever to furnish Buggies, Carriages, Spindle and Dayton Wagons, at bottom prices. ALL MATERIAL AND GOODS FIRST CLASS. Do not purchase until you add re a 3 us at Shippensburg, Pa., or Hagerstown, Md.; or you can rcceive full information from Mr. Adam Brown, at the Carter House, Charles Town.