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CHARLES sTOWN, W. VA., TUESDAY, JULY 17, 1900.
ESTABLISHED 1844.
B. D. Gibson,
ATTORNEY AT LAW, -
Charles Town, Jefferson County, West Va.
Practices In the Circuit Courts of West Vir
ginia. ilit* Supreme Court of Appeals and the
United States District Court ut Martinsburg,
O Dice over Aisquith & Co.'e drug store.
A. \V. McDonald.] [Frank Beckwitd.
McDonald & Beckwith,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW,
Charles Town, Jefferson County, West Va.
IjniLL practice in the Courts of Jefferson,
f V Berkeley and Mortmain counties, the U.
District Court at Martinsburg, and the
?Jonrt of Appeals of West Virginia.
T. C. Green,
h ATTORNEY AT LAW,
Jbariestowu, Jefferson County, West Virginia.
WILL practice In the Courts of Jefferson,
Berkeley and Morgan comities; also,
tlie United States District Court at Martins
burg, and the Supreme Court of Appeals of
West Virginia. Special attention to the col
lection of "claims and prompt remittance ofttie
Joseph Trapnell,
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
Cbarlestown. Jefferson County, West Virginia.
PRACTICES in tlie*Courts of Virginia and
West Virginia. Attention paid to collec
i on of claim?.
George Baylor,
ATTORNEY AT LAW.
Cbarlestown. Jefferson County. W. Va.
"1ITILL regularly attend all the Courts of Jcf
V T fcrsou and Berkeley counties; and attend
other law business in tile State of West Va.
<3F*Special attention given to collection?.
Forrest W. Brown,
ATTORNEY. AT LAW,
Charlestown, Jeffersou Couuty. W. Va.
WILL-attend to cases In the differentConrts
ofrWest Virginia and Maryland. Atten
tion givemio Pensions and all elassesof Claims
against U.^. Government. CP" Special atten
tion to Collections.
James D. Butt,
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
Harper's Ferry, Jcfifcrton County, W. Vo.
February 8, lbTri?tf.
Samuel J. C. Moore,
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
Berry ville, Clarke County, Virginia,
AND
Cleon Moore,
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
Charlestown, Jefferson County, W. Va.
% *7ILL undertake cases jointly in the Courts
? T of both of Said Counties.
H. Clay Cetzendanner,
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
Shephcrdstown, W. Va.
Special and prompt atteution to Collections,
Conveyancing and Settlement of Estates.
Office 2nd door west Gibson's drug store.
J as. M. Mason. Jas. M. Mason, Jk
Mason & Mason,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW,
Charles Town, Jefferson Co., West Virginia.
WILL practice in the various Courts. Care
ful attention paid to Collections.
Office one door west of Carter House.
J. F. Engle,
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
Charlestown, Jefferson County, W. Va.
Practices in the Courts of Jefferson and ad
joining eouuties, in the Supreme Court of
West Virginia, and in the United States Dis
trict Couitat Murtinsburg. Notary Public in
Olliee.
Office in Law Building. North George st.
James M. Ranson,
DOCTOR OF DENTAL SURGERY,
OFFERS his Professional Services to the cit
izens of Charlestown and vicinity.
KST Office opposite Parish Building, Main
street, Charlestown, West Virginia.
April 21, 1885?y.
Dr. Wm. Weill,
PIIYSIC1AN AND SURGEON,
Charlestown, West Va.
urriCE?South side of Main Street corner of
West
Novem ber 29, 1881.
Dr. C. T. Rjchardson,
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON,
Charlestown, West Va.
July 1,1875?tf.
Or. J. L. Luke,
DENTIST .
OFFICE in Talbot t building, nearly oppo
site National Bank, Charles Town, West
Va.
Gas and Vitalized Air administered for pain
less extraction of t??etb. Is also prepared to
set Gold Crowns.
C. W. TAYLOR,
House, Sign and Fresco
Painter,
PAPER HANGER & GRAINER
January 27 1S91.
LOOK AND LIVE !
DRS. W. J. WHITLOCK
AND NEPHEW,
HERB PHYSICIANS.
Manufacturers of Nature's.Great Herbal Rein
edit s for all acute and chronic diseases. Spe
cial attention elven 10 the treatment of Rheu
matism. Scrofula. Catarrh. Dyspepsia and all
Diseases arising from a vitiat d state of the
blood, including Cancer, the {Treat destroyer
of mankind. Poison is not good for men,
women and children; neither the knife for
canccr; they cannot curc. Address all letters to
DRS. W. J. WHITLOCK A NEPHKW,*
Jan. 2S-6ni. Winchester.Va.
NEW BARBER SHOP,
IN REAR OF WATSON HOUSE.
. I take this method of informing the public
th it fhave opened a
BARBER SHOP
in rear of Hotel Watson, and guarautce
FIRST-CLASS WORK
and polite attention. Hoping to receive a
etiare of the public patronage, I remain most
respectfully,
James H. Thompson.
Nov. 28.
Removed
ONE DOOR ABOVE CARTER HOUSE.
I have removed my office to the building
ope door above the Carter House, where I
will continue the Grain and Commission busi
ness. I also represent the Provident Life and
Trust Company, the best Lite Insurance Cora
pany, as reported by Insurance Commission
ers. In the United States. Will he clad to see
friends aud patrons in my new quarters.
Jau,2t-tf. B. C. WASHINGTON, Agt.
ASK YOUR FRIENDS !
YOU WJLLFINlj that THESE ARBTMORE
5pTano! F
Used by people who kiiow a good Piano than
any other make. It's because Stieff Pianos
are better and cost less than others.
Moving Tuning and Repairing. Accommo
dating terms. Catalogue und Bookof Sugges
tions cheerfully given.
CHARLES M. STIEFF.
Warerooms?9 N. Liberty St.,
Fuelory?Block of East Lafayette Avenue,
Aiken and Lativnle streets*
BALTIMORE, MU.
A. L. Anhp.hsois.] [Geo. \V. Anderson
A. L. Anderson & Co.,
West Virginia
CARRIAGE WORKS,
MIUDLEWAY, JEFFERSON CO., W. VA.
fllllE undersigned have been established in
X the Carriage Business on the Middle way
and Shepherdsiowu turnpike, one mile north of
Middlcway. for four years pa^t. and durine that
time have been doing a large and constantly in
creasing business in the manufacture of
CARRIAGES, JUMP-SKATS. END
SPRING & SIDE-BAR BUGGIES
JENNY LINDS, PHJBTONS,
JAGGEIiS, &C.
Our work has been sold all through Jefferson
and adjoining counties, and has always given
satisfaction in every particular.
It is our constant aim to work the very best
material, and to do all work in a first-class man
ner, and as to our prices we pledge ourselves to
do work as low or lower than first-class work
can be done for elsewhere.
If parties wish to consult us in regard to work,
and do not find it convenient to visit our fac
tory, we will, if notified by postal card, send
representative of the firm to visit them at their
homes, and give all necessary information.
Second-hand vehicles and good Horses token
in exchange for work, v
We keep eoustantly a large variety of New
Vehicles in stock, and have also Second-Hand
Carriages, Buggies, &c., which we sell very low.
A. L. ANDERSON ?fc CO.
May 9. 18S2?y.
CHARLESTOWN
Marble & Granite Works,
Cor. George and Nortti Street*.
DIEIIL & BRO.,
Manufacturers of
MONUMENTS, TOMBS, STATUES
Slate and Marble
MANTELS,
Tiling, and all kinds of
Buildiug Marble and Sandstones.
All orders promptly filled at the lowest
rates. All work iruuruntccd.
June SO. 1S91?odMh 14.71.
TnOS. 11. MOORE. CTjEOS B. MOORE.
M O ORE & MOORE
Insurance & Real Estate
AGENTS.
CHARLES TOWN, W, VA.
Office in the Maxwell Building, next door to
Hon, W. H. Travers.
Representing the following Fire lugur&nce
Companies ?*
NORTH BRITISH AND MERCANTILE
of England.
CALEDONIAN, of Scotland.
LANCASHIRE, of England.
PHILADELPHIA UNDERWRITERS,
HANOVER, of New York.
GREENWICH, of New York.
UNITED STATES, of New York.
PROVIDENCE WASHINGTON, R. I.
MARYLAND CASUALTY CO.
We also represent the
PENN MUTUAL LIFE INSUR
ANCE COMPANY,
of Philadelphia, one of the oldest purely mu
tual life insurance companies doing business
iu the Uuitcd States. All policies absolutely
incontcstible from date of issue. Loan, Cash,
paid up or extended insurance after three
years. Dividends auuuallv.
All business entrusted to our care will re
ceive prompt attention.
Rcspectfnlly,
Feb. 21, *99. MOORE <fc MOORE.
TO ENUMERATE
OUR
ASSORTMENT
Would require oceans of time, as we have
selected onr stock with Special Pa ns and
much Careful Consideration^ and are proud
to say we have included
SOMETHING REALLY DESiRABLE
for every individual. Have marked
EACH ARTICLE AS
LOW AS POSSIBLE.
It will be our great pleasure to show you.
AH purchases nride early we keep for you un
til Christinas. Orders for
HOLIDAY FRUIT CAKES
will have same attention r.s iu former years.
CANDY,
Strictly Pure and Fresh.
Assurinsr you extra endeavor will be made to
please, we hol e to see you call.
BROWN BROS.
Nov. 28.
Painting, Papering:, &c
'IIHE undersigned is prepared to do all kinds
V of Painting, Graiuiug, Paper Hanging,
Ac. Prices moderate and prompt attentiou 1
given to all orders. T. M. BAKER.
May 3. *93?tf. j
CASTINGS or pieces fruited for any kind
of a stove furnished' by Eastcrday <fc Co.
Galvanized spouting.?we have on
hand a large assortment of galvanized
spouting and guttering* which will be pnt. up
at moderate rates. 1SA8TERDAY & CO.
CHARLES RfSSLER,
Undertaker & Embalmer,
CHARLES TOWN, W. VA.
Will furnish all kinds of Caskets and Cof
fins, and do Embalming according to llie
latest and most approved modes.
OQlccs la Maxwell Building,(formerly oceu
picd by Hon. W. H. Travers,) where lie may
be found at all hours, either day or night.
July 11. 1899-y.
?^ :
I J.
AGENT Gil AND UNION TEA CO,
Ih notv (after delays which could not be
avoided) on h;s loute visiting his cuetomc.s.
oiler lug
NEW AND VALUABLE
PREMIUMS
with every sale of Baking Bowder and Tea.
Wait fcr him.
Investigate the plans of life insurance offered
by The
PENN MUTUAL
LEFE INSURANCE
COMPANY,
of Philadelphia.
The Board of Trustees have adopted a reso
lution sanctioning the following endorsement
to be placed upon all policies where the risk
is adjudged to be unqualifiedly first class:
"Thispolicy is absolutely in
contestible from dateof issuefor
any cause except non-payment
of premium."
It makes the policy a world-wide contruct,
free from ull conditions as to residence, occu
pation. travel, fatbits of life, and as to name,
time or place of death. PAID UP, extended,
cash and louu values after 3 years.
For particulars, address,
MOORE & MOORE,
March 21,1800. AgeUtS.
WM. 13. REED,
Chambersburg Nurseries,
CHAMBERSBURG, PA.
Tin and Stove Work.
The undersigned has located in the shop of
Mrs. Margaret Dooley, West Main street, near
HolTs Puinp. where he is prepared to execute
all kinds of Tin and Stove Work, at short no
tice and upon reasonable terms.
Roofing and Spouting a
Specialty.
Will also keep on liand or nmnufactnrc to or
der. all the ordidary lines of Tinware, sucli as
ERUIT CANS,
RUCKETS, PANS, ETC.
A liberal slmre of the public patronage
respectfully solicited. B. F. DOOLEY.
Sept. 7, 1897.
C. HERMANN, Florist,
3S-U W. South St.,
FREDERICK, MD.
Will snpply, on short notice,
DECORATION and BEDDING PLANTS,
CUT FLOWERS, and
FLORAL DE3IONS.
Decorations for Weddings, Receptions
etc., a specialty.
May 34?y. ~
CHARLES TOWN
BOTTLING WORKS.
CHARLES SCI1ULTE, Pioprietor.
Corner West and Liberty sts.? Charles Town.
Carbonized Soda
of all Flavors. Seltzer, Vlcby. Kissinger and
other
MINERAL WATERS.
LIQUIFIED CARnONIC ACtD HAS.
GINGER ALE A SPECIALTY.
Match 13?y.
PATENTS GUARANTEED
Our fee returned if we faiL Any one sending
sketch and description of any invention will
proi^otly receive our opinion free concerning
the patentability of same. "How to Obtain a
Patent" sent upon request. Patents secured
through us advertised for sale at our expense.
Patents taken out through us receive special
notice, without charge, in The Patent Record,
an illustrated and widely circulated journal,
consulted by Manufacturers and Investors.
Send for sample copy FREE. Address,
VICTOR *J. EVANS & CO.
(Patent Attorneys,)
Evans Building, WASHINGTON, D. C.
WHEN you want Bulbs or Lights cbeap,
come around to Eaetcrday <fc Co/s
Tin and Stove House for tbem. as we bave
tlicm cheaper than anybody in Charles Town.
Col. K. P. Chew. W. O. Norr:?. |
OHjEW & N ORRIS,
Charles Town, JcUckoq County,'W. Va.
Real Estate and Loans.
BUY AND SP-LL PARM8, LOTS AND HOOSK8,
COAX AND TIMBER LANDS, ^
NEGOTIATE LOANS ON KB A?- ESTATE
OR OTHER SECURITIES.
INVESTMENTS
Carefully Arranged. All
Business Conducted Confidentially and With !
Strict Promptness.
April lg-y. -
DO
YOU
KNOW
That the surest way for a young person to be- ;
coine self-supporting is to ?x?;t a thorough
knowledge of shorthand and typewriting:? If
he learns l>ookkeeping all the better. In se-i
curing this education be must not overlook J
the Important subjects of writing and spell-1
ing. We make a specialty of these esseutial
studies, and for the sit in of 150 a person may ]
attend the dui* session for a period of teu i
mouths. Six mouthn is found eutticieut iu
some cases, and iu others only five months is
necessary, but we do not wish anyone to be !
deceived* iu thinking that these cases arc the
average, for they are not. Yoa had b ttcr
count on ten mouth*. If you are at work dnr
iug the day we will give >ou three months (1*2 J
weeks) for only $10, ni<>ht sessions. This is a
reduced rate and is just one half the day rate.
A beautiful catalogue will be sent you on
application, hut we pr-jfer to have you come
and see us. A good time to call is after five
In the evening.
WOOD'* COMMERCIAL COLLEGE,
311 East. Capital Street,
Oct. 31. Washington, D. C.
Hour and Feed Store.
The undersigned has removed his Flour and
Feed Store to the west room of the Daluarn
building, Main.street, Charles Town, where
lie will otler I
FLOUR AND FEED FOR SALS,
and conduct the
USUAL EXCHANGE BUSINESS.
Fiojr. Feed, <fce..rold at rates to suit the
times. Will be pleased to have the calls of
all my old customers, and respectfully solicit
the patronage of the public in general.
April 5. <;EO. H. TURNER.
THE JEFFERSON
COOPERAGE COMPANY,
CHARLES TOWN, W. VA.,
MANUFACTURERS OF
FLOUR,
APPLE AND
LIME BARRELS,
AND OAK STAVES
AND DEALERS IN ALL KINDS OF COOP
ERAGE STOCK.
Maiu Ofllce aud Yard on D^l Line.
o
A specialty of FLOUR AND APPLE BAR
RELS,whicn will be sold at reasonable prices.
Will pay $4 per cord of 128 cubic feet for
good Stave and Heading Timber, delivered at
Factory.
FIRE WOOD,
in any lengths, sold and delivered on short
uoticc.
July 18, 1899-y.
WIIEN YOU VISIT
WASHINGTON
?GO TO?
CAMPBELL'S
VIENNA
DINING AND LUNCH
ROOMS,
Nos. 814 and. 816 F. St. N. IF".,
(BETWEEN 8TII AND 9TII STS.,)
Washington, D. C.
MEALS 15 AND 25 CTS. NO LIQUORS.
Nov. 7?ly.
PHOTOGRAPHS
FOR
CHRISTMAS
GIFTS,
CRAYONS,
WATER COLORS,
FRAMES, ETC.,
AT
H. B. FUNK & CO.'S
BISHOP BUILDING,
Charles Town, W. Va.
Nov. 23. .
O- F. WALL,
Dealer In
TJTVTS STOCK,
CHARLES TOWN, jeff. CO., W. va.
Stock Bongbt and Sold on Commission.?
Will also assist parties in Purchasing Stock
I on a reasonable per ccntage.
I .Iannary 2T?. 1S92.
p. D. Davis. j. a* Emmcrt
DAVIS & ETYnVTERT,
House & Sign Painters,
charles TOWN, W. VA,
Paper Ilanging and Graining a specialty.
Prices moderate, work executed promptly and |
satisfaction irnaranteed.
Apjil ?. 1S96.
Afuknace for sale CHEAP. We
have an excellent one. Iicen used a short
tint", and is almost as good as new. Those In
want of one will do well 10 call on na at once,'
Jan. 10, 1000. easterdat & CO.
A good Iookin*",? ?^
horee and poor look
ing liarnesa In the
worst kind of a com
bination.
Eureka
Harness OII^l
Jeatber ??^,?nd P?able. puts it in con
III t. *f. / dltkixi to last?twice as lone I
_ G3 It ordinarily would. t
standard,
OILCO.
Give
Your
Horse a
Chance!
Dr. Humphreys'
Specifics cure by acting directly upon
the disease, without exciting disorder in
any other part of the system.
CUBES. www
* Fevers, Congestions, nffTns >^5
!i?Worms. Worm Fever. Worm Colic... .'J 3
3?TeethIne.Oolic,Crying.Wakefnlnoss .25
4?Diarrhea, of Children or Adults 35
1?Couch*. Colds, Bronchitis ?25
8?Xeuralgla. Toothache, Foceacbe .35
9 Headache. Sick Heartache, Vertigo.. .25
10?Dyspepsia. Indigestion,Weak Stomach. 85
H Suppressed or Painful Periods 35
19?Whiles. Too ProtuooPeriods 35
('roup. Laryngitis. Hoarseness 35
14?Salt Rheum. Erysipelas,Eruptions.. .35
lO-RheamatUn, Rhcumatlc Pains ; i3j
?Malaria, Chills, Fever and Ague [35
1??Catarrh. Influenza, Cold In the Head .35
20?Whooplnc-Coug h 35
?Kidney Diseases ..." 35
28?Nervous Debility .lioo
30?Crinnry Weakness, Wetting Bed 35
Grip, Hay Fover 25
?f aU DlMUea ?* yo"
The Hotel Powhatan,
CHARLES TOWN, W. VA..
Is now open for cticsts. Perfectly equipped
house; healthful climatc ami beutiful country
J?'"' '? MRS. DOLLING.
Carter House,
Charles Town. \Vf. Va.
j A. BROWN it CO., Proprietor.-.
Conlral location. Hack to and from depots.
I Good Livery attached.
Reamer's Howard House
Howard and Baltimore Sis.,
BALTIMORE, MD.
To My Old Patrons and the Traveling Public:
Having had a very liberal share of the pub
lic patronage during the pa?t Ave years. 1 felt
encouraged to re-lease tho Howard Huuee for
a terra of years, aud have at (treat expense
refurnished aud refitted the liotcl froiu top to
bottom. Am better prepared than ever to ac
commodate tho public. My aiin will be to
give first-class accommodations at *3 00 per
day. Country merchants and commercial
travellers will hntl it the most centrallv loca
ted hotel In the city. Respectfully.
Sept. gj, 1894. J AS. REAMER,
Wit. Rutledoe, Chahi.es W. Guimes
Pioprictor. Harkt E. Hewitt
Clerks.
Hotel Berkeley,
Northeast Corner Public Square,
MARTINSBURG, W. VA.
'Bus to and from all trains.
April 1, '99.
Hart Hotel,
No. 217, 210 and 221 N. Market street,
WINCHESTER, VA.
Rates fl i-eb Dat.
Reduced Rates by the Week.
The new management will pay strict atten
tion to the comfort of quests.
June is.'Pii. 3. p. Mcdonald, Prop.
Everett House,
Opposite People's National Bank,
' MARTINSBURG. W. VA.
H. 8. LEAGUE, Proprietor.
Kn'? ** P?5 day. Special rates to week and
monthly boarders.
Aug.*25, 'UP.
Virginia Hotel,
BERRYVILLE, CLARKE CO., VA.
Mrs. Ann R. Castleman, Proprietor.
THIS house will continue to be kept in the
best style for the comfort and convenience
01 guests, the traveling public being at all times
assured of a cordial welcome and genuine hos
pitality. Rates moderate.
July 6, 18S0?y.
O. B. COLLADAY,
Charles Town's Only
WHITE BARBER,
OPPOSITE HOTEL. WATSON.
First-class appointments and service. Clean
towel with every sbave.
O 5/97-y.
First-Class Restaurant
A'icrlt/ Fitted up for AU Season*.
JAMES W.THOMAS
his YV ashineton Street Restaurant, four doors
in^ ?Mf0,j nt H" 1,oar?. and
invites his friends and the public at lai^e to
call and give bim a trial. Everything p5t up
in the most approved style, and every effort
made to please the most fastidious, be bis
appetite ever so dainty.
rn?yiner* *2 e?ery," yle a *Pecia!ty, and orders
for Dressed Poultry, for family use, given
prompt aud careful attention
Dec. IS. '0?.
Contractors & Builders.
FIRST CLASS WORK BY GOOD
MECHANICS.
If yrn intend building or making altera
Itlona, or if your property is in need of repair?,
call or send postal to
CHAS. H. GRIM.
Contractor and Bailder.
! Box 339, Cliarle* Town, W. Va.
references.?J. U. CoCfman, Wra. Kabn
Thus. O, Earngbcw (work ju*t finished).
Special Attention to allKinds Jobbing
May IS. ISM.
Shoes ! Shoes !
A Great Variety of Shoes and Slippers for
everybody, at all prices, for Spring and Sam
mer. jast opencti. Prices marked down to
make short profits to suit the times.
April 21. S. 8. DALGARN.
CO^S on the Instalment Plan.
March 21. C. F- WALL.
SPIRIT OF JEFFERSON.
Uhablbs Toww. JirrnaoR Couwtt, W. Va.
TUESDAY MORNING, JULY 17, 1900.
Gfo. W, Haines. - Editor ant* Proprietor.
11.60 in Advance; tQ if not Paid iu Advance.
TRIBUTE.
Became my body turned a clod,
And death sat on this shrouding; sod.
My soul rose upward, seeking Cod.
Ob, thou who makest time to fleet
Before thy holy judgment seat,
Lo? here I stand with muted feet!
In that far bower where roses spring
And little birds are choiring
I found no sacrificc to bring.
Only my heart, this bleeding spot??
By thee conceded, by thee begot?
Where worm of hunger dieth noL
Take it, oh, Lord, a scarlet stain
To set within thy robe of pain
And make thee dream of earth again.
*=-Alice Brown In Atlantic.
I IA LUCKY ASSIGNMENT, f
? BY A. E. BELL. *
? ?
0<*0ae*0a?*0**,0***0***0
They were old friends and bad acci
dentally met at the Pioneer Press.club
after a separation of more than a dec
ade. After the experiences of each
had been recounted at some length one
of them related the following story to
a coterie of newspaper men who were
present:
"It was back In the eighties that 1
held a desk as city editor on the staff
of the Pottsvllle (Pa.) Democrat. I
had been working pretty hard, and my
health was failing, so one day the chief
advised me to take a month or two off,
go into the country and recuperate. He
further advised me that if I wished to
take the vacation I would be placed ofi
full pay on the condition that I write a
letter each week which might be of in
terest to patrons of The Democrat.
"I had a friend located in a little
town in Washington county who was
engaged in the publication of a weekly
paper, and 1 nt once made up my mind
to go down and pay hint a visit.
"I arrived at my destination In good
time and wes effusively welcomed by
my -friend and his estimable young
wife and made to feel nt home Imme
diately.
"I lounged about the town, which
had a population of about 1,500 souls,
and struck up quite a large acquaint
ance within n short time.
"One morning, after I had been there
probably a week. 1 sauntered Into the
office of my friend and found lilm In a
dreadful stew. Ills local man had tak
en suddenly ill, and there was no one
else who could take an assignment that
had been mapped out for that day's
work.
"It seems that a man named Barron
lmd died at his home, about live miles
from town, and. as his father had been
n man of wealth and lie had gained
considerable notoriety as a local char
acter, it was deemed a good idea to get
an extended obituary of the deceased
Barron. The man owned property In
the mountains of a township that had
been named after his father and was
somewhat difficult of access.
"I was feeling well that morning
and, thinking a trip in the country
would do me good, offered myself as
'sub' on the occasion.
"The offer was eagerly accepted, and
within a short time I wns en route in a
buggy for the scene, which was des
tined to prove a lucky assignment, al
though I was not aware of the fact
"By making numerous detours and
inquiries from each person I met I was
able to reach the Barron home. It wns
located between mountains which form
ed a bowl shaped depression about the
house, which could be reached only by
a narrow pnss.
" 'What an excellent location for a
robbers' rendezvous,' I thought as I
passed along the narrow lane. 'Here a
handful of men could withstand a regi
ment of soldiers.' 1 drove up to the log
cabin, which was built against the side
of the mountain in the farthest corner
of the depression, and stopped. A half
dozen dirty looking children were play
ing about the doorway, and they all
dropped their play the Instant they
caught sight of me and ran inside the
hut.
"I walked leisurely to the door, which
stood wide open, and rapped. A sharp
featured woman made her appearance
nfter I had waited a few moments, and
I stated the purpose of my visit.
"I was invited in, and a chair was
pushed forward for my use.
"The woman disappeared through a
low door at-tbe rear of the hut, and 1
took the opportunity of making a few
observations of my surroundings. The
liut was furnished with a couple of
beds, n rusty cook stove and a rickety
old table, and everything denoted pov
erty.
"The woman returned l>y tbe time I
bad taken a look around and was fol
lowed by a middle aged man with as
villainous a countenance as you wonld
care to see. lie was a yoonger brother
of tbe deceased, and be began to give
mc some facts regarding tbe life of tbe
wan whose obituary I was to obtain.
"While I was taking notes another
man came in and when I was through
with tbe tusk In band took a look
around the but. As qnlckly as my eyes
fell upon the third person It struck me
that I bad seen him somewhere. He
was of ratDcr nice appearance, bad a
sandy mustache and was well dressed.
I bad surely seen bim at some previous
time and, wltl> an object in view. In
quired If that wns a son of the deceas
ed. 1 was gratified to know that bis
name was Barron also, for at that very
moment it flashed upon me that 1 bad
seen him in police court In PottsvlUe
only a few weeks before under arrest
for passing bogus money.
"1 began to make some Inquiries of
blm, and be told me tbat be was em
ployed In Pottsville and was at borne
for the funeral of his father and in
tended going back to his work the next
day.
"Having nothing else to detain me, I
took leave of tbe people and started
back to town. I drove slowly down th?
road, and once 1 had an occasion to
turn and look back at the cabin. As I
did so I saw the form of a man dodg
ing along between the trees that skirt
ed the hillside niong the road. My sus
picions were aroused at his strange ac
tions, and 1 kept my weather eye in his
direction until I got safely out upon the
highway, where 1 lost sight of him. A
brisk drive soon landed me back at tho
office of my friend, -who greatly praised
my obituary.
"I did liis local work several days
longer, and when his assistant bad
fully recovered from his illness I re
signed and returned to Pottsville In
much better Bplrits than when I had
left It a month before.
"The next day I took up my routine
assignment, and at the morning session
of the police court what was my aston
ishment to see in the prisoner's dock
the very same young man whom I had
met among the mountains.
"1 at ouce became deeply interested
in his case. lie was charged with pass
ing counterfeit colli, the same charge on
which he was arrested several months
before, nis honor concluded, In view'
of the serious charge and the fact thnt
it was for the second offense, to hold
him for further investigation.
"During the previous six mouths
Pottsville had been flooded wltlr bogus
money, and the authorities bad offered
a reward for the makers and shovers
of the queer. Young Barron had been
twice accused of passing the money,
but each time he told such a plausible
story that the officials were loath to be
lieve him responsible for the whole
matter. The situation was becoming
alarming. Detectives had been em
ployed, but they were ns much at sea
as the local officers. As a last resort a
reward of $1,000 was offered for the ar
rest and conviction of the offenders^
When no results came of the work that
was being done toward clearing up the
matter and the bogus stuff continued to
circulate, It was considered advisable
to raise the. reward, which was accord
ingly Increased to $1,500.
"This was the status of affairs on my
return from my vacation.
"1 began to do a little detective work
on my own account. The sum of $1,000
was a snug one, and 1 began to make
deductions, with the prisouer, Barron,
as a starting point
"I looked baik over tho trail that 1
had covered a few weeks beforo-;-tbo
location of the Barron home In Wash
ington county, tho situation of the old
hut in tlie bowl shaped depression
among the lofty mountains, the one
room in the hut with n rear door. What
was behind tho portals of that rear
door?
"Then my Imagination came Into
play, nr.d I thought what an excellent
place for a counterfeiter's den could be
under the mountain, with the hut as a
shield.
"Woll, to mal;c a long story short, I
told the mayor of my suspicions, and
asked for a detail of four men from the
force, to go down into Washington
county and investigate. He only
laughed at me, until I made things so
plain that he was carried away with
enthusiasm over the plausibility of the
whole thing and ordered four police
men In citizens' clothes to accompany
me to the spot and mnke a thorough
investigation.
"We arrived at our rendezvous one
evening, having each one gone Individ
ually, so as not to arouse any suspicion
as to our object, and left nfter nightfall
for the Barron home.
"We reached a point about a mile
from the narrow lane, at daybreak,
tied up our rigs and started on foot for
the hut. We were not long in reaching
the place, and a vigorous rapping
brought the sharp featured woman to
the door. She was rendered speechless
with fright at the sight of five stran
gers at the door. She was invited to
come outside and keep quiet. Our next
point was the door at tho rear. We
cautiously pushed this open, and the
sight that we encountered was one that
I will never forget.
"Six men and two or three boys (were
busily engaged about a sweltering fur
nace, with n full set of molds, each at
his particular work. On the floor was a
large quantity of both gold and silver
coins, of dollars and eagles, half eagles
and double eagles.
"We captured the gang without a
struggle and also took charge of the
outfit, which, by the way, was one of
the most complete that ever was seen
outside the United States mint. At the
subsequent trial the entire gang, in
cluding young Barron, were given
strong terms In the penitentiary. I re
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