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Cbaklks Tows, W. Vji.. Jclt 4, 1S99. Why Do You Suffer .With your Eye6, when the assistance of a * pair of HOCK CRYSTAL OK DIAMOND LENSE, *ill give you relief. We guarantee to fit or refund the price. Large ass-ortuieut. at C. W. BKOWN'S. Oct. 20. 181*1. Optician and Jeweler. LIFE IN SHOES. DO YOU KNOW THAT TWO THIRDS OF TOUR 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 HONEST PRICES. ALSO HATS, SHIRTS, GLOVES, UNDERWEAR. NECKWEAR, AC. OTT BROTHERS. Local Miscellany. Honor the Fourth of July. Taxes must be paid at once. Pay your taxes, says the sheriff. Leather Fly Nets at C. N. Coleman's. Cream Separators at C. N. Coleman's. Men's stitch-down shoes $i, at Ott Bros. P Sure Death to Flys at C. N. Coleman's. Ladies Low shoes 45c. to $3.00 at Ott Bros. . Do you owe taxes? Pay up and save cost*;. Thresher Belt Grease at C. N. Cole Oman's. Fine perfumeries, soaps, etc., at Dr. Bishop's. Monarch shirts, collars, cuffs and neck wear at Ott Bros. 300 pairs men's coarse shoes, 90 cts. to $1*75 at Ott Bros. Men's crash suits $1.50 to $2, at Balti more Bargain House. Go to Dr. Bishop's for cigars. You can get 3 good cigais 5c. A fine line of gents' night robes at the Baltimore Bargain House. The best ?3 and ?3.50 shoes for men, black and tan, at Ott Bros. 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. 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. The ladies of Halltown will hold a festi val on Thursday and Friday, July G and 7. J. W. Kyle is agent for Morgan & Wright bicycle tires. Sfce him for prices. A new and attractive line of gents' un derwear at the Baltimore Bargain House. The sheriff will be compelled to collect ttaxes by legal process unless paid promptly. The 44 Famous Ohio " cultivators are the best on the market. Sold by Cooke & Pnillips. The best and nobbiest bicycle hose, jpants, shoes, etc., at the Baltimore Bar ^gain House. When the State gets after the Sheriff j 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. Go to Cooke & Phillips for your garden plows. The Queen of the Garden is the most durable and easiest running plow on earth. Mr. W. S. Kennedy has purchased, through agency of Mr. A. G. Wynkoop, for $6,500 cash, a fine farm in Fork Val ley, Warren county, Va., near the line of the Southern Railway. lRILEOUS-f j" 1D0 you get up with a flfe headache? Is there a bad taste in your mouth? X Then you have a poor ? appetite and a weak diges- m, tion. You are frequently W dizzy, always feel dull and drowsy. You have cold ? hands and feet. You get A but little benefit from your j food. You have no ambition A to work and the sharp pains XT of neuralgia dart through your body. X What is the cause of all ? this trouble? A Constipated bowels. y Auer's PILLS will give you prompt relief and certain cure. Km op Your Blood Pure. If you have neglected your case a long time, you had better take Ager's sarsapapllla alst>. It will remove all impurities that have been accumulating in your blood and will greatly strengthen your nerve*. Mfrlto the Doctor. There may he something ahont yonr case y6u do not quite uiulor ?tand. Write the doctor freely: tell him how you are saiierine. Yoti will promptly receive the be?t medical adrlce. Addresa. Dr. J. C. Ayer, Lowell, 3Iau. Personal flentlon. Mr. J. F. Engle spent Sunday in Ber ry ville. Mr. F. J. Manning was in Parkersburg last week. Mrs. C. L. McChing has gone to Bath county, Va. Rev. Dr. Bond was the guest of Mr. F. W. Bigger Wednesday. Miss Garnett, of Richmond, Va., is the guest of Miss Marie Neiil. Miss A. V. Wilson returned from Wash ington nnd is at "Mt. Varvo." Capt. James W. Glenn is visiting relatives in Clurkoanu Warren counties. Mr. Thomas Ryan is home from Pitts burg, recuperating his health. Mr. Allison A. Hooff, of Manassas, Va., is visiting his mother, near town. Mr. J. Shirley Smith is at Atlantic City, seasoning business with pleasure. Mrs. Peyton, of Richmond, is visiting her daughter, Mrs. W. L. Gravatt. Mr. John Porterfield, Jr., is home from school teaching near Alexandria, Va. Miss Jennie Fulton, of Pennsylvania, is visiting her mother, Mrs. E. Hiney. Mrs."5. C. Holmes and Mrs. Chas. E. Seal will spend the Fourth in Winchester. Mr. W. P. Beard, of Hagerstown, spent Friday with his brother, Mr. C. N. Beard. Mr. and Mrs. Wm. E. Reed, ot Gay lord, spent Wednesday with Mrs. T. F. Eddy. C. F. Wall will leave this week for a ten days' trip through Virginia and Ten nessee. The family of ex-Senator C. J. Faulk ner will spend a part of the summer in Canada. Miss'Lewis, of Tallahassee, Fla., is the guest of the family of Gen. William P. Craigliill. Mrs. St. Geo. T. Brooke, of Morgan-1 town, is visiting her mother, Mrs. Tlios. A. Brown. Mrs. Belle Watson aud Miss Edith Lloyd, of Middleway, were in town Wednesday. Mr. R. W. Mclntyre, of Shenandoah, Va., is spending a few days with his friends here. Miss Rose McDonald, of Washington City, lias been visiting Mr. and-Mrs. A. W. McDonald. Mr. Lemuel Campbell, of Romney. has been on a visit to his brother, Rev. Dr. C. N. Campbell. Mr. Andrew Bowling, President of the Jefferson Milling Co., was in town a day 'or two last week. Miss Christine Washington has re turned from an extended visit to relatives in Camden, N. J. Mr. David Weil, of Martinsburg, spent a day or two last week with his daugh ter, Mrs. Wm. Kahn. Mr. Henry C. Beard, of Hagerstown, has been spending several days with his son, Mr. C. N. Beard. Mr. Andrew Lipscomb, wife and sis ter-iu-law, of Washington City, are at Shannondale Springs. Squire C. Frank Gallaher sp ent several days last week in a visit to the historic battlefield of Gettysburg. Miss Mary Gibson, of Rockingham coun ty, and Miss Millan, of I.uray, Page county, are guests of Miss Kliza Tiniberlnke. Mr. Harry B. Middlekauff, of Staun ton. Va., is spending several days with the family of Mr. W. W. Whitmore. Miss Laura McGuire, of Winchester, spent a few days with Mrs. Forrest W. Brown, and returned home yesterday. Misses Fannie and Lois Ileflebower, of Richmond, are visiting the family of Squire Daniel Heflebower, at Rippon. Mr. Lloyd Licklider and Miss Ella Hout, of Shepherdstown, attended the District Missionary Institute held here last week. Miss Laura C. Strider has returned from the Valley Female College at Win chester, where she has been assistant principal for two years. Miss Georgie Lindsay, of Stephenson Seminary, accompanied Miss Ruth Berret to her home in Carroll county, Md.,where she will spend some time. Col. B. D. Gibson spent several days last week in Winchester, seeing to the packing and shipment of the Holliday library to the Universtiy of Virginia. Miss Mamie Ramey, of Aldridge, and Miss Willie Conklin, of near Charles Town, are visiting at the home of Mr. W. T. Ramey, near town.?Clarke Courier. Mr. Herbert Wolff, son of Rev. J. II. Wolff, received from the University of Vir ginia the degree of A. M. in I*atin and French and of B. A. in Latin and English. Gen. W. P. Craigliill celebrated his sixty-sixth birthday anniversary Satur day at Shannondale, Capt. George Bay lor and other guests joining him at dinner. Misses Margaret and Virginia Osburn have returned from the Frederick Visita tion Academy. They were the recipients'of the first honors given in their respective classes. Mr. E. C. Luke, of New York, spent a day or two with his brother, Dr. J. L. Luke, in this place, and on Saturday both went to visit their mother in Clarke county. Mr. W. W. Kennedy, of Baltimore, a genial, hale and hearty gentleman of eighty-two years, is visiting his son, Rev. H. H. Kennedy, at the Methodist par sonage. Miss Cornelia Winder, of Stephenson Seminary, has gone to Hampton, Va., tor a few weeks. From there she will go to the White Mountains, N. H., for the re mainder of the summer. The editor of the Free Press had as guests at " Mt. Parvo" last week Bishop A. W. Wilson and wife, of Baltimore; Rev. C. H. Buchanan and wife, of Hills boro, Va., and Rev. Dr. R. R. S. Hough, of Berryville. Miss Sallie Watson and Mrs. Lucy Watson, of Leetown, Miss Sallie Mar shall, of Bedington, and Miss Ella Glass ford, of Middlexvay, have been visiting the family of Mr. John B. Watson, near Shepherdstown. Rev. J. H. Wolff and his estimable family have removed to Rileyville, Page county, Va. The people of our entire community will sincerely regret their de parture from Charles Town, and hearty good wishes for their welfare will attend I them to their new home. ROYAL ~ ^BSOUTEiy Pure Makes the food more delicious and wholesome THE NEW THINGS AT BEARD'S! The first thing we say is Swiss Cheese. Those of you who like it will be delighted to hear this, but for those who don't we imagine we hear them say "ugh." The next thing is Blue Label Soups, assorted kinds; save cooking on a hot day. Some more things: celery salt, loc.; olives, chipped beef, not in cans, 20c.; hams, which we bought before they went up, we sell at the old price. Another lot of the white fat mackerel. If you haven't tried these you are missing something nice. When you get tired of eating soft rancid butter try a pound of onr cream ery ; always kept clean and cool in a re frigerator. We are going to please you if you will let us. The post-office will be closed to-day (July 4) from 10 a. m. to 6 p. m. Gustav D. Brown can supply you with flags and fireworks for the Fourth of July. For sale, the rear end of my lot, im proved by a good stable. Adam Bowman. Little Scott, son of Mr. George E. Wysong, fell from a fence Tuesday evening and sprained his instep very severely. If you want a. man to run an engine or saw-mill, write to J. W. Perks, Myers town, Jefferson county, W. Va. Mr. O. B. Golladay has received a set 01* handsome new mirrors, and has placed them in position in his barber shop. C. F. Wall was in Jersey City last week marketing several thousand lambs. He also disposed of a choice car of cattle. Mr. Adam Brenneman, of this county, sold acarloadof 24cattle, averaging 1,200 pounds each, to Mr. Susong, of Cham bersburR. Pa. Married in Charles Town on June 23tli by Key. J. H. Wolff, Mr. J. W. Wood, Jr., of Rileyville, Va., and Miss Rena Heiskell, from near Charles Town. For sale, valuable Jefferson county farms; also town property, including some valuable building lots. Moore & Moore. Water Coolers and Refrigerators at C. N. Coleman's. Dish Covers, Oil Stoves and Fly Fans at C. N. Coleman's. "The German Volunteer"' was well rendered in Washington Ilall Friday and Saturday evenings, tlie local amateurs giving the professionals an excellent sup port. 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. Bolixger. Jefferson Building and Loan Associa tion will sell money on the redemption of shares of stock on Tuesday, July 4,' 1S99, at 7$ o'clock p. m., at the office of David HoweU, Treasurer. Easterday & Co. have completed the till work on buildings of W. E. Brown and Dr. A. P. Thomson, at Summit Point, erected by W. H. Rodefer, the boss carpenter of that locality. Summit Point is looking up. Judge D. B. Lucas went to Charleston Monday of last week to be gone a week or ten days. The title to some valuable timber lands he owns is in question and an arbitration committee has the matter under consideration. Mrs. Baugh, mother-in-law of ^fr. W. A. Higgs, died at the residence of the lat ter in this place on Saturday morning last, after a lingering illness of cancer of the stomach. Her remains were taken to Timberville, Va., for interment. Postage stamps and postal cards for sale by W. B. Davis, Market-House corner. 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 duce. Mrs.JohnC. Burns gave a party in honor of her nicces, Nettie and Mary Huyett, on Tuesday evening. After supper tables were prepared for refreshments on the lawn but a shaver somewhat marred the anticipations of the little folks but only till they reached the dining room where they were amply re paid by participating in the good things. Don't Tobacco Spit and Smoke Your l.)Fe Anny. To quit tobacco easily ami forever, be inag 11ctic, lull of life, nerve and vigor, talie No-To liac, tlic wonder-worker, tliat makes wealt men strong. All druggists, &0c or 91. Cure guaran teed Booklet and sample free. Address Sterling ICemedy Co., Chicago or New York. Mr. John S. Patton, agent sent from the University of Virginia to receive the valuable library given by the late ex-Gov. Holliday to that time-honored institution of learning, came down from Winchester Wednesday evening with Col. B.- D. Gib son, and spent a day with the latter in Charles Town. Dr. Eldridge Wolff, son or Rev. J. H. Wolff of this place, passed a creditable ex amination before the State Board of Medi cal Examiners of Maryland, recently. He is oue of the recent graduates of the Uni versity of Maryland. He will appear be fore the West Virginia Medical Board at Charleston within a few days for exanina tion. A Child Enjoys The pleasant flavor, gentle action, and soothing effect of Syrup of Figs, when in need of a laxative, and if the father or mother be costive or bilious, the most, gratifying results follow its use; so that it is the best family remedy known and every family should have a bottle. Man ufactured by the California Fig Syrup Co. There is to be a new livery in town, with Mr. Thomas G. Stonesifer as proprietor. It will be located in the old McKnight build ing near B. & O. depot. The equipment will be brand new and up-to-date, a hand some surrey and several stylish buggies ar riving yesterday. Mr. Stonesifer is deserving ! and we hope his venture will prove a suc | cess. Operations will begin the first of the week.?Advopate. Church Items. Rev. L. R. Milbourne, of the Baptist, cliurch, has returned from a visit to the Eastern Shore of Virginia, and occupied his pulpit last Sunday. Rev. C. E. Shaw and Messrs. Paca Kennedy and Arthur Lewis were m the chancel of Zion Episcopal Church Sun day, and assisted Rev. \V. L. Gravatt in the service. The Second Quarterly Meeting for Jef ferson Circuit, M. E. Church South, will be held at Leetown, July 29-30; Charles Town, August 26-27; Shenandoah Junc tion, Furnace, August 26-27. All the members of the Baptist Church are earnestly requested to attend the busi ness meeting of the Church Saturday af ternoon next at 3 o'clock. Very impor tant business will receive attention, 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; 1899 Ramblers $40.00. M. E. Bouncer, Agent. Corn crushing and grinding, sawing, planing, and wire and picket fence man ufactured by John A. Blake, at Roselle Mill. On account mcetlog Southern Wholesale Grocer's Association, the Southern Railway announces rate of one first -class fare for the round" trip to Asliville, N. C. Tickets to he sold July 4, 5, t>; final limit July 11, I3r*. Tomlinson's DENTAL OFFICE, CornekofCha.ki.es and Liberty S^kkb-s CIIAKLESTOWN. 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. If kept continually running a watch will tick 160,144,000 times ayear. 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 one year. A pure whiskey agrees with any food, in fact aids digestion. It tones the stom ach, increases the flow of the gastric juices and so promotes strength and flesh. A pure whiskey like HARPER Whiskey. Sold by Geo. W. Thomas, Charles Town, W. Va. , . , tn9. Red sea oil at Dalgarn's. Loose shredded cocoanut at Dalgarn's. Go to Dalgarn's for heavy cluck coats, gum-lined. Go to S. S. Dalgarn's for the finest raisins, currants, citron, prunes, evapo rated apples, dried peaches, lemons, ex tracts, and a large assortment of nuts. Mr. Edwin Booth Haas, of Washington, D. C., graduated on Tuesday at t)^ Business High School College in that city. His rec ord is excellent in stenography, mathemat ics, English composition and commercial law. He will entfr Columbia College for the study of law and diplomacy. He is the youngest son pf I. C. Haas, of Wash iugto'n City, and nephew of Dr. J. B. Dan iels, of DufBelds, this couuty. Headache Is often a warning that the liver la torpid or inactive. More serious troubles may follow. For a prompt, efficient cure of Headache and all liver troubles, tako Hood's While they rouse the liver, rcstoro 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 effect. 25c. at all druggists or by mail of C. I. Hood <fc Co., Lowell, Mass, Mr. Frank Johnson Jungwitli died at the residence of his father-in-law, Mr. August Schulte, in this place, on Friday morning last, aged about 28 years, leaving a wife and two small children. The de ceased came on here from IJhiladelphia, in rapidly declining health, a few weeks ago. Funeral services were held at the residence of Mr. Schulte, Saturday after noon, conducted by Rev. II. H. Kenne dy, after which the remains were interred in Edgo Hill Cemetery. Ail Excellent Combination. The pleasant method and beneficial effects of the well known remedy, Syrup of Fios, manufactured by the California Fio SvHtir 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 anil 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 figs 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 Imoivn to the California Fio Strut 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. san FRANCI8CO. CAL LOUTBYTmUS. KY. new YORK, N. T. ??rsale by all Druggists.?Price 50c. per bottle SHEAVES EARNEREO1Y TIE MASSES We have gone through our stock and find a great many small lots, two and three suits of a style. These suits arc principally from our $7.50 and .$10 line. To make them move quickly we name the price The early purchaser secures the best choice as the lots are small and at the price quoted these suits will go with a rush. * Cool and comfort-giving underwear, made from Otis balbriggan, 45c. the suit Remember we are headquarters for serges, al pacas, flannels and other hot weather garments. Here are a few specials: Covert crash suits, from a genuine government test linen crash, a regular $4 value, our special price $2.35 An elegant serge coat and vest, fast color guar anteed, a regular $5 article, our s-pecial price $3.50 WM.KAHN Xjeading- Clothier, Sadler- Block. Invitation ; I To See and Examine, and lliei^you will wafct a DEERING BALL-BEARING BINDER ANI) MOWER. JPId ? GENUINE .CLlLDED PLOWS and repairs that iitte'c/tgwje with the Oliver. Vulcan Plows with Clamp Beam, i stronger than the bolted beam. Root Plows. Repairs furnished for all plows in the country. BROWN MANLY PLOWS and Cultivators. The Thomas AU-Steel Hay Rake9 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 Birdsell Hnllers and Wind Stackers,Tlie Amer ican Thresher and Rock Crusher. Full line Hardware, Wire, Cement, Terra Colta Pipe, Pumps, Paints, Oils, &c, C. jr. COJLEJM^JV. Jan. 17. 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 & 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 bliss zards. Just so in the mercantile arena. The business that is founded on solid principles: C UNDERBUY, X UNDERSELL X *HP X SPOT X MSH, ) 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 couie for miles around tell us every day that we are tho talk of the country. Best yalues 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 CLOTHING, SHOES, HATS, GENTS' FURNISHING GOODS. HaMey Corner, Charles Town, W. Va. Feb. 23, i mill ii i nno. are ready for spring tradejwith line scIectiQa of ~ DRESS GOODS, TRIMMINGS, RIBBONS, Embroideries, Siltes, i.aces, Underwear, Ac. ALSO FULL LINE GENT'S/ FURNISHINGS. Prices Lower Than Ever. M Palmbaum & Bro., Mareli SI. Next to Watson flonee, Charles Town, 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 endesfror to perform some redicu lous things, commencing today, and keep it up until January 1, 1809. Watch the papers and our window for goaip food. BROWN, The Jeweler. Nov. 22, 1898.