SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON.
- Charms Tows, W. Va.. Juke 18, 1890.
Why Do You Suffer
'With your Eves, when the nselstancc of a
KOCK CRYSTAL OR DIAMOND LENSE,
? ill give you relief. We guarantee to fit or
? efuud the"price. I.nrse assortment, at
C. W. BROWN'S,
Oct. 90, 1801. Optician and Jeweler.
LIFE IN SHOES.
DO YOU KNOW THAT TWO THIRDS OF
YOUR LIFE IS PASSED WITn YOUR
FEET ENCASED IN LEATHER. WHY NOT
HAVE THEM COMFORTABLE. WE HAVE
THE KIND THAT ARE PLE.&ANT. THEY
ARE GRATEFUL TO THE FEET. THE
PRICE IS NOT HIGH. SEE THEM.
SHOES FOR EVERYBODY AT HONEST
ALSO HATS, SHIRTS. GLOVES,
UNDERWEAR, NECKWEAR, AC.
Wall is buying wool.
Red sea oil at Dal gam's.
Taxes must be paid at once.
Pay your taxes, says the sheriff.
^ Cherry seeders at C. N. Coleman's.
Bicycle Sundries at C. N. Coleman's.
^ Men's stitch-down shoes $1, at Ott Bros.
S. H. Landis sells Sweet Violet cigars.
Loose shredded cocoanutat Dalgarn's.
Be?ureand see Wall before selling your
Ladies Low shoes 45c. to $3.00 at Ott
Do you owe taxes? Pay up and save
For dry goods and notions go to S. H.
Latest tints in stationery at Dr.
Fine perfumeries, soaps, etc., at Dr.
New crop New Orleans molasses at
Go to Dalgarn's for heavy cluck coats,
Fresh crackers received weekly by S.
Hammocks and hammock hooks at C.
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.
A fresh carload of ice just received by
Mr. Marshall Burns.
Ladies and children's hose, a large as
sortment, at Landis'.
Men's crash suits 81.50 to $2f at Balti
? more Bargain House.
New dress goods and silks received by
- M. Palmbaum &* Bro.
Pictures framed and frames made to
order at Dr. Bishop's.
Another large lot of tin ware just re
ceived by S. II. Landis.
New underwear and hosiery received
by M. Palmbaum & Bro.
w A fine line of gents' night robes at the
Baltimore Bargain House.
For White Lily Flour and White Star
Coffee go to S. II. Landis*.
The best ^3 and $3.50 shoes for men,
black and tan, at Ott Bros.
Star sickle and tool grinder, best 011 the
market, at C. N. Coleman's.
Repairs for Champion and McCormick
Binders at Cooke & Phillips'.
Don't fail to see the Gravity cream
separator at C. N. Coleman's.
It you want fire, life, sick or accident
insurance see A. G. Wynkoop.
Call on A. G. Wynkoop for Fire. Life
Burglary and Accident Insurance.
New lace curtains and dotted swisses
received 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
shoes 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
The 14 Famous Ohio " cultivators are
the best on the market. Sold by Cooke
The best and nobbiest bicycle hose,
pants, shoes, etc., at the Baltimore Bar
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.
Mr. S. H. Landis has a handsome new
delivery wagon, just turned out from the
factory of Mr. August Schulte.
Wanted to rent, a house and a few
acres of land, 011 which a few milch cows
^may be kept. Apply at Spirit office.
Corn crushing and grinding, sawing,
planing, and wire and picket fence man
ufactured by John A. Blake, at Roselle
Go to Cooke & Phillips for your garden
plows. The Queen of the Garden is the
r most durable and easiest running plow
W. B. Davis, at old post office room,
will sell you best and freshest groceries,
flour, bacon, confections, notions, etc.,
at bottom prices for cash or country pro
Mr. C. F. Wall was in Martinsburg
Mr. Jas. A. Thomas is quite ill, of
Miss Laura Campbell is home from
Mrs. Gustav Brown has returned from s
| visit to Richmond.
Mr. Isaac Herz '.pent several days last
week in Martinsburg.
Mr. Herbert Wolff is home from the
University of Virginia.
Mr. Norval W. Gallalier was up from
Washington over Sunday.
Mr. J. F. Engle visited Ltiray, Va.,
Thursday, on professional business.
Mr. and Mrs. 1). A. Christie and babe
spent Saturday in Washington City.
Miss Amelia Keerl lias returned from a
visit to her sister in Berkeley county.
Mrs. Rogers, of Morgantown, is visit
ing her mother, Mrs. Thomas A.Brown.
Miss Mamie Hough attended the Smith
Howell wedding, in Berryville, last week.
Mr. Wright Wysong is home from the
Hoge Military Academy, at Blackstone,
Mr. Geo. H. Turner made a business
trip to Washington and Baltimore Satur
Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Blankenship have
been up from Washington, visiting friends
Mrs. Schuyler Bradley came Tuesday to
visit her father, Mr. Caleb Burn*, nuar
Miss Eleanor Trapnell has gone to
Chestert'own, Md., to visit Miss Beulah
Miss Mamie Fries, of Winchester, has
been visiting the Misses McSlierry, in this
Misses Gus Wilson and Mattie Dorsey
are home from their missionary field in
Mr. Alex. Rouss is home from the
Fisliburne Military Academy, Waynes
Miss Abbie Beavers is visiting her sis
ter, Mrs. Edgar Leedy, in Shenandoah
Mr. J. Shirley Smith came up from
Baltimore Saturday evening, and joined
his family here.
Mr. H. B. Davenport, Jr., of Clay C.
H., this State, is visiting his parents, at
" AHona," near town.
Mrs. George Baylor left Friday to
visit her sister, at Hillsboro, on the East
ern Shore of Maryland.
Miss Fleeta Ramey, of the vicinity of
Berryville, has been visiting relatives in
town and neighborhood.
Mr. Hall Kennedy left Friday to spend
a few weeks in the Adirondacks, for the
recuperation of his health.
Mr. Harry Kennedy, student at Ran
dolph-Macon Academy, is with his father
at the Methodist Parsonage.
Mr. M. B. Fryer, a former well-known
citizen of this county, died recently at
Dawson, near Pittsburg, Pa.
Mrs. R. A. Gray, of Greensboro, N. C.t is
visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas
Klliott, at "Flowing Springs."
Mrs. J. C. Jones, who has been visiting
Mrs. Horace Osbourn, left Saturday for
her home in Brooklyn. N. Y.
Messrs. Clarence and Perry Snyder, of
Summit Point, are visiting at Mr. Albert
Anders, near Shepherdstown.
Mrs. William McSherry and daughter,
Miss Florence, spent several days with
Mrs. B. Eackles, near Bolivar.
Rev. L. R. Milbourne has gone on a
two weeks* vacation, to visit his father,
on the eastern shore of Maryland.
Mrs. M. Kereheval and daughter Eliza
beth attended the Smith-Howell wedding
at Berryville Wednesday evening.
Misses Elsie G. Haines and Katie E.
Rowe have returned from an extended
visit to relatives in Washington City.
Mr. W. A. Higgs, of the Jefferson Coop
erage Co., made a business trip to their
branch works at Gaithersburg, Md., Sat
Rev. C. E. Shaw left Tuesday for a visit
to his father in Point Pleasant, this State,
en route to the meeting of the Council of
Rev. Dr. John Logie, of Trinity Parish
New York, a native of this county, son of
tne late Dr. James Logie of this town, is at
the Carter Ho.use.
Rev. W. L. Gravatt, Rev. C. E. Shaw
and Mr. Richard Henderson have been
attending the Episcopal Diocesan Coun
cil, at Huntington.
Miss Marian Kennedy, daughter of
Rev. Hi H. Kennedy, arrived at the
Methodist Parsonage Friday evening
from Lynchburg, Va., where she has
been teaching school.
Col. B. D. Gibson will leave to-day for
the University of Virginia, to arrange for
transferring to that institution the valu
able library presented to it by the late ex
Gov. Holliday, of Winchester.
The many friends of Mr. Fontaine
Hooff, of Brown & Hooff. are pleased to
see him at his old place in the drug store
again, well recovered from his late severe
and protracted spell of typhoid fever.
Prof. George Denny, of Hampden-Sidney
College, and his bride came on Tuesday for
a visit of a day or two to his brother, Mr.
Wright Denny. The newly-married couple
are en route to Europe to spend the honey
Major Robt. F. Bates, of the 22nd infantry
U. S. A., now stationed on duty in the Phil
ippine.?a brother of Mr. Thos. H. Bates,
near town, has been retired from service and
will return immediately to this country.?
Major Bates formerly served in the same
regiment with our former townsmand, Capt.
E. S. Avis.
Miss Mary Sheetz, of the Peabody Normal
School at Nashville, Tennessee, has returned
to her home here. She is one of the bright
pupils of the Charles Town (traded School
who won at a State examination a scholar
ship in the Peabody several years ago, and
she has been a credit to the school she repre
sented in her maintenance of first places at
Mrs. George Porter field gave a morn*
ing card party at "Cassilis," on Thurs
day last. Among those present were
Miss Spears, of Paris, Ky.; Misses Emily
T. Cooke, Floride Brown, Mary Alex
ander, Florence Hunter, Mrs. Rogers, of
M organ town ; Mrs. Harriet B. Simmons,
Mrs. William Neill, Mrs. Cruger W.
I Smith and Mrs. Forrest W. Brown.
~ Absolutely Pure
Makes the food more delicious and wholesome
WOYAL BAKIWO POWPgfl CO.. NEW YORK.
i8q9 Ramblers $40.00.
M. E. Bolinger, Agent.
Refrigerators, ice cream freezers, ice
picks, At C. N. Coleman's, i
A game of base ball will be played here
to-day at 2:30, between Charles Town
and Harper's Ferry clubs.
Dogs raided the sheep of Messrs. J. E.
Watson and J. B. Coyle recently, killing
a couple of lambs at the latter place.
The office of Squire C. Frank Gallaher
and the Western Union Telegraph office
have been nicely painted and papered.
Mr. B. F. Dooley is putting on the
slate roof of the new dwelling of County
Clerk W. Fontaine Alexander, on South
Mr. W. W. Myers, residing nearShep
herdstown, had a fine bay mare killed by
lightning last week. Insured with Wash
ington & Alexander.
Mr. John S. Cattleman sold a sorrel
colt oi his breeding to Mr. J. W. Riley,
of WaHhingtou, for $100. Good horses
seem to be in demftnd.
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.
Temperance Picnic to have been held
at Shenandoah Junction on Saturday last
has been, on account of rain, postponed
until Saturday, June 17.
Dogs raided the sheep of Messrs. H. J.
Chamblin and Willard Morrow recently,
killing four for the former and one tho
roughbred Southdown for the latter.
Rev. C. II. Rockcy, of Shepherdstown,
will deliver an address before the Anti
Saloon League of Charles Town, in the
Court-House, Thursday night, June 15.
Mr. Ronemus has broken ground for his
new house 011 the lot recently purchased of
Mr. D. J. Howell. The location is a desira
ble one and a tasty modern residence will
Mr. O. B. Goladay has the agency for
the Hagerstown Steam Laundry. When
shirt bands are worn out new ones will
be put on without extra charge. Laundry
leaves Tuesday night and returns Friday.
Sheriff Baker and Deputy Sheriff
Young left Tuesday night for Mounds
ville, in charge of Percy Jackson, sen
tenced to serve ten years in the peniten
tiary at the recent term of the Jefferson
An alarm of fire Wednesday morning
was occasioned by the roof of the dwell- j
ing occupied by Mr. James Tillett, on the
new addition, taking fire. The fire de
partment made ready response, but their
services were not needed.
THE MODERN BEAUTY
Thrives 011 good food and sunshine* with
plenty of exercise 111 the opfen 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 Syrup Co. only.
The attention of the patrons of the South
ern Kail way \* called to the inauguration 011
June 1 of Pullman library and observation
cars 011 the Washington and Soutliwestern
Limited, leavinir Washington at. 10.45 p. 111
daily, between New York. Washington and
Atlanta, (Ja.. which is a new departure iu the
all-year round-trip s rvice in the South. Tbe
cai is handsomely fitted i?p in the most mod
el 11 style, and has a library for the use of all
passengers occupying Pullman space. The
forward end of the car is composed of sec
tions, which are for the use of passengers be
tween New York, Washington uud Atlanta.
Mr. Daniel Smith died at his mother's
residence, on North Charles street, at 3
o'clock this morning. The deceased
came to his old home here a few days
ago, suffering exceedingly in the last
stages of consumption, and in the closing
hours of his life had the loving ministra
tions of mother and friends of his early
Is often a warning that the Jivcr Is
torpid or inactive. More serious
troubles may follow. For a prompt,
eillcicnt cure of Headache and all
liver troubles, take
While they rouse the liver, restore
full, regular action .of the bowels,
they do not gripe or pain, do not
Irritate or inflame the internal organs,
but have a positive tonic eflect. 25c.
at all druggists or by mail of
C. L Hood <fc Co., Jxiwell, Mass.
CUT THIS OUT.
This notice will be received for ten
cents at Beard's Variety Stores, when
groceries (except sugar) are purchased for
cash, at one time, to the amount of one
dollar. We do this to attract you to our
stores, so that you fan see what a nice
clean place we have and what good fresh
goods we sell you at low prices. We
slice ham or sell you by the half. Our
hams arc not so salty as some you get.?
Iced Trollevs is the name of a new honey
cake we have received fresh this week.
Don't forget our Yorkshire pickles, big
pint jars for ten cents. C. N. Beard.
I wish to inform my friends and the
public generally that I have moved in the
neiv 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. All
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
least, a perfect fit. Yours' &c.,
C. E. Reiningf.r.
Rev. S. W. Cole preached in the Bap
tist church Sunday morning.
Rev. W. R. Moneurewill preach in the
Baptist church next Sunday morning.
Religious services will be held at Riv
erside School House next Tuesday night.
Rev. Dr. J. N . Lupton, of Leesburg,
Va., prepelled in the Presbyterian church
Sunday morning. ,
Bishop Alpheun W. Wilson will preach
in the M. E. Church, South, in Cliirles
Town, on Sunday, June 25th.
Services in St. James* Catholic Church,
Charles Town, on the 4th Sunday of
each month, at 10: to a. m.
A missionary meeting of ministers and
delegates of Winchester District, M. E.
Church South, will be held in Charles
Town June sS and 2g.
Lay Reader David Howell conducted
service in the Episcopal church Sunday,
Revs. W. L. Gravatt and C. E. Shaw
being in attendance at the Diocesan
Council, at Huntington.
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, 28 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 held an interesting meeting. Ad
dresses on Christian Education were
made by Rev. E. B. Jackson, of Winches
ter, and Rev. J. E. Raymond, of Millwood.
The Episcopal Diocesan Council, in ses
sion at Huntington, decided to elect a co
adjutor bishop, a special meeting of the
Council to be held for that purpose within
the next five months. The next regular
meeting of the Council will be held at
Shepherdstown on the first Wednesday
The members of the Epworth League
connected with the M. E. Church South
of Charles Town held a soc iable at the
beautiful residence ot Mr. Geo. W. Ar
mentrout, on West Washington street,
Thursday evening. There were quite a
number present, the large porch was
adorned with Chinese lanterns, and mu
sic, recitations by Miss Grace Morris and
Master Trumont Seehrist, and an abund
ance of enjoyable refreshments, were fea
tures of a very pleasant occasion.
I pay cash as well as trade for eggs.
S. H. Landis.
Regular monthly meeting of the Daugh
ters of the Confederacy Thursday morn
ing. June 15, at half-past 10 oclock.
Mrs. C11 as. N. Coleman, Sec'y.
For sale, valuable Jefferson county
farms; also town property, including
some valuable buildine lots.
Moork & Moore. ?
Children's Day services were held in
the Colored Baptist Church last Sunday
evening, addresses being made by Mr.
A. D. Barr and others.
Mr. O. T. Knight, of this place, a few days
aeo went to Hagerstown, accompanied by
Mr. W. W. Johnson, to look at a pair ot
handsome match black horses. The pair
was purchased for $350.
Eggs for Hatching.?I have nothing
but E. L. Miles' Montauck strain of
Barred Plymouth Rocks. Will fill
orders during May and June.
M. E. Bouncer.
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 case, don't swear, but bring your
timepiece to Lewis. Prices always right.
Don't Tobacco Spit aud Suiokc Tour I.ire Anay.
To quit tobacco easily and forever, be mag
iietic, full of life, nerve and vigor, take No-To
Bac, the wonder-worlcer, that makes weals men
strong. AH druggists, 50c or CI. Cure guaran
teed. Booklet and sample free. Address
Sterling ltemedy Co., Chicago or New York.
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.
If kept continually running a watch
will tick 160,144,000 times a year. If your
watch is not kept clean it will soon wear
out and be useless. Lewis will clean
your watch for 75 cts., and warrant it
An Excellent Combination.
The pleasant method and beneficial
effects of the well known remedy.
Syrup op Figs, 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 refresliing; 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
In the process of manufacturing figs
are used, as they are pleasant to the
taste, but the medicinal qualities of the
remedy are obtained from senna and
other aromatlo plants, by a method
known to the California Fig Syrdp
Co. only. In order to get its beneficial
effects and to avoid imitations, please
remember the full name of tlieCompany
printed on the front of every package.
CALIFORNIA FIG SYRUP CO.
BAN FRANCISCO. CAL
LOUISVILLE. KY. NEW YORK. N. Y.
?or sale by all Druggists.?Price 50c. per bottle
Points to Kiilm s.
Our store has 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
A. choice selection of neat-pattern Cassimere Suits, in
cluding the popular Vestee style, from our regu
lar $2.50 and $3.00 line. Our Special Price
An elegant assortment of Pure AVorsted and Cheviot
Suits, ages 4 to 1G years, sold all season for
?4.00 and $5.00. Our Special Price
A new and handsome line of Wash Suits in all the
popular materials. We guarantee them to wear.
For this sale
Our regular 50 cent line of Knee Pants, with Doul>le
Seats and Knees. Complete assortment in all
sizes. For this sale
Leading- Clothier, Sadler Block.
To See and Examine, and then you will want a
BINDER AND MOWER.
GENUINE CL1LDED PLOWS and repairs that interchange
Willi the Oliver. Vulcan Plows with Clamp Beam, J stronger
tlian ilie holtcd beam. Root Plows. Repairs furnished for
nil plows in the country. BROWN MANhY PLOWS and
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 ^aud Steel
Land Rollers, Self Oiling Tubular Axle Farm Wagons.
Agents for Birdscll Hnllers and Wind Stackers,The Amer
ican Thresher and Rock Crusher. Full line
Wire, Cement, Terra Cotta Pipe, Pumps, Puints, Oils, &c,
c. jr. coi. EJti. i JV,
BURNS & SHUGrERT.
Our New Spring Goods are now on display.
No matter how small your purchase may be,
we will make interesting prices for you.
BURNS & SHUGrERT.
1899. SOLID ROCK. 1899.
Yes, the Book tells us that a house built on sand soon crumbles and
falls, but one huilt upon solid rock stands all storms, cyclones and bliz
zards. Just so in the mercantile arena. The business that is founded on
( UNDERBUY, \ UNDERSELL X AND ^ SPOT FCASHri]
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 oouie for miles around tell us every day that we are the
talk of the country. Best values for least money. We believe in short
profits and 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 GLOTHING,
SHOES, HATS, GENTS' FURNISHING GOODS.
Hagley Corner, Charles Town, W. Va.
are ready for spring trade with fine selection of
i.ae<;s. Underwear, Ac. ALSO FULL LINE GENT'S FURNISHINGS.
Prices Lower Than Ever.
M Palmbaum & Bro.f
March 31. Next to Wataon Houbc, Cliurlen Town, W. Va.
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 some redicu
lous things, commencing today, and keep it
up until January X, 1899. Watch tlie papers
and our window for gosip food.
BROWN, The Jeweler.
Nov. 22, 181)8.
Thrush 4* Stough,
LEADING COACH 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 address us at Shippensburg, Pa., or
Hagerstown, Md.; or you caiT receive full information from
Mr. Adam Brown, at the Carter House, Charles Town.
A ig. 3,-9$.
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