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H. L. SNYDER, Editor and Proprietor,
Shkphkrpstown, W. Va.
FRIDAY, AUGUST 23, 1889.
ONLY FIFTY CENTS.
As an inducement to new subscrib
ers we will send the RkoistRR from
this time until the Mrs? of January
for fifty cents. We want all who are
not now subscribers to try the Kk(?is
TKR for a few months, and make this
low rate in order to fret them started.
Persons at a distance can send stamps
or a postal note or silver. This offer
only holds good for new subscribers.
Send along your names and your
money.
It is said that the (Queen's e?tete at
Osbourn. if broken up and sold in
small farms, would fetch about ASMft an
acre.
Tiik pneumatic guns for the Vesuvis
have been completed and are to be
named Poraker ami Tahuage, respec
tively.
Cait. Charles Adams of the 11a
gerstown Daily Xetcs, will in all prob
ability be the door keeper of the next
House of Representatives.
Thk recount in West Virginia has
lieen completed with the exception of
Mercer and McDowell counties. A
result will not be reached until No
vember.
That sti hdy Democrat, J. Ran
dolph Tucker, who is criticaly ill at
Lexington, Va.. has the sympathy of
every admirer of frank and generous
manhood.
HoX. J no. (?. Caiilislk is making a
trip through Mexico and is receiving
more attention that any visitor has
for many years. His sound Demo
cratic doctrines are appreciated by
who sister republic.
(jkn. Jamks A. Walk k ii. who, it
was stated, would accept the nomina
tion for Attorney General on the Ma
hout- Republican ticket, says lie i?> a
Democrat and says lie will take the
stump for McKinney.
Si LI n AX went to Mississippi last
week to fill tin engagement with the
laws of that State. For once in his
life the champion ruffian was knocked
out of time and liberty also, as he is
to spend a year in prison.
Pu blic sympathy is with Mrs. May- !
brick the American woman sentenced !
to death in England and is thought
that a parden or a commutation of
sentauce will be secured for her. Her
trial was a travesty on justice.
John" Waxamakkr and Jay Gould |
had a little personal chat at Saratoga
the other day and some new devel
opement the misunderstanding be
tween the government and the West
ern Union Co., can be expected
1 hk Southern Republicans are not '
at all pla eased at their treatment by i
1 resident Harrison and are demand
ing recognition. Houk of Tennessee I
is their candidate for speaker of the
next House of Representatives and i
he will give McKenlev of Ohio a good
fight.
Phk trusts of the country have ad- j
vanced the prices on almost every
article of necessity and will continue
to do so as long as the Republican j
part} retains its power, for the reason |
the trusts control the party as com
pletely as it controls the different
branches of the government.
Republicans of Orange count v, Va.,
have instructed their delegates to the
State convention to vote for (ten.
Malione for governor. We hope that ;
the other counties have done like- I
w ise and Hilly will be nominated, j
The Vrirginia Democrats are dying
for a chance to do Mahone up and
the} will do it justly and thoroughly.
Victoria Mouosim, the daugh
ter of the millionaire who married her
father s coachman several years ago.
and started on the stage and later in
the back chorus has done satisfactory
penance for her social sin and is again
with her father as a modest but attract
ive belle at Saratoga. The where
abouts of the husband are unknown to
the outside world.
Thk seventh of Congressman W. L.
Wilson's papers on Trusts and Monop
olies appeared in the Baltimore Sun
of August lith. In his usual bright
and forcible way the writer clearly
shows that the desideration of all
trusts is to become monopolies. The
whole article is full 0f j?ter_
eating facts inteligentlv handled and
logical deduction, giving valuable
food for reflection to both manufac
turer and consumer.
Onk of the most profound thinkers
of the Country has truly said. "The
fanner's dollar is heavy. It is no waif
to him. He knows how many strokes
?' his labor it represents. His bones
ache with the day s labor that earned
it. He knows how much land it rep
resents?how much rain, frost and
sunshine. He knows that in the dol
lar he gives you so much discretion
and patience, so much hoeing and
threshing. Try to lift his dollar, you
must lift all that weighs." Still many
a farmer votes for the party that makes
hun pay au unjust and unnecessary
tax of 47 cents on every dollar s worth
of material he buys with his hard
earned dollar.
Tkx thousand pensioners of the
United States in addition to their lib
eral pensions are allowed to equip
themselves with artificial limbs every
five years at the government's ex
pense. The allowance for an artificial
leg is .*75 with traveling expenses to
and from the place of purchase.
Four years ago one of the "vets"
came from Idaho to New York for
his leg at an expense of .*400. It is
not at all unlikely that some of these
gentleman will deem it necessary
that their new limbs shall be of
French manufacture and thus will
be enable to take in the Paris Exposi
tion at the expense of the hard-work
ing and over taxed people through
out the entire country. It is for such
people and purposes as these that the
Republican party finds it necessary
to keep the burden of a war tariff
till upon the poor man's shoulders.
A STRONG TICKET.
The Virginia Democrats have put
In the field a State ticket that is very
strong in every way? personally, po
litically and popularly. They have
chosen lor Governor, ("apt. P. W. Mc
Kinney, of Prince Edward county.
For Lieutenant Governor, Major J.
Hoge Tyler, of Pulaski. For Attor
ney General, ltohcrt T. Scott, of Fau
quier.
Captain McKinney is from Farni
ville, is an aide lawyer an eloquent
advocate, a good debater, a pleasant
effable gentleman and an honest man.
lie graduated from Hampden Sidney
College in 1851 and received the "best
debaters medal" from the philan
thropic society, the first ever confer
red. The sentiments put forth in his
graduating oration is yet vividly re
membered by his old friends, who
were curious to know whether he
would be able to exemplify them in
his life, and they have not been dis
appointed. The subject then dis
cussed was, "Liberty, its origin, pro
gress and probable destiny." He
served throughout the late war in the
Confederate army and is now lame
from a wound received in the great
cavalry fight at Brandy Station.
He has been prominent in politics
for a number of years and has served
his party in many hopeless contests.
In 1881 in the flood title of Mahonism,
he ran on the gubernatorial ticket
with the Hon. John W. Daniel, as
Attorney General, and though the
tieket was defeated, such was his pop
ularity that he ran 870 ahead of his
ticket.
Major Tyler is a young and popu
ular man from the great and growing
South-west Virginia and "Little Ten
nessee" will do its duty as in days
past.
The Hon. It. T. Scott is one of the
first lawyers in the State and dared
to resist the encroachments- -upon
the right.* of his State by the Supreme
Court, were to the suffering of inipris
ment for his opinion
West Virginia can not fail to be deep
ly interested in the result of the elec
tion in Virginia. The decision of that
contest will effect her for weal or for
weo. It is not desired that the whole
power of the national administration
with all the money that the Republi
can National Committee can raise wil]
be given to general Mahone to be used
in debauching the voters of Virginia
in the hope of carrying the State for
the Republicans.
If they succeed by these means in
Virginia, a similar effort will he made
in this State and in all the rest of the
Southern States.
Ex-(iovernor Cameron. of Virginia,
formerly a great Mahone man, so that
he ought to know, says: The poli
ticians known as Mahonites are only
acquainted with three elements of
management? force, fraud and finance
The strikers furnish the force, the
great chieftain furnishes the ma,
chinery for fraud and the Northern
Republicans furnish the finances.."
Hence, our people will watch with
no little interest the progress of the
campaign in Virginia, which promises
to he active, vigorous, sharp and hotly
contested.
A Sensational Shooting Affray.
One of the most sensational trage- |
dies that ever startled California oc- I
curred in the railroad dining room, i
at Lathrop, Cal., on Wednesdav of
last week, when Ex -Judge David S.
Terry was shot dead by 1'. S. Deputy
Marshall Nagle. During the famous j
trial between Sarah Althea Hill and
Senator Sharon. T-rry who was the
plaintiff's council became her hus
hand. The result of the litigation
was unfavorable to Sarah. When
the final opinion was being read by
Justice Field, Mrs. Terry arose in
court and denounced Field. A mar
shal who was ordered to remove her
was knocked down by Terry who
drew a large knife and threatened
death to all who approached him.
For this contempt Justice Field or
dered Terry to he confined for six
months and his wife for thirtvdays
in jail. Since his release he has'sworn
to he avenged. The L*. S. govern
ment on hearing this and knowing
IVrry s previous had career ordered
Deputy Nagle to protect Justice Field
with the above result. Justice Field
and Nagle were seated at a table with
the other guests when Terry and his
wife entered. Terry walked" over to
Field and struck him twice in the
face, whereupon Nagle shot Terry
through the heart. The excitement
was intense, Mrs. Terry being especi
ally violent. Nagle was arrested and
lodged in jail, while Justice Field was
released on ."55000 hail. No svmpathy
is felt for Terry who was a notoriously
bad man and once killed in a duel l"\
S. Senator D. C. Broderick.
A Wonderful Leap.
Lieut. Franklin A. Shaw was out
walking at (ireatldiead, Mass., with
his little daughter (jrace on Sundav
afternoon. They were attended bv a
thoroughbred St. Bernard dog. While
at the highest point of the cliff, Grace
went close to t lie edge, and the dog
seeing her danger, walked between
the child and the precipice. The turf
started and the dog lost his footing.
Realizing his danger, he madea spring
far out over the cliff. The child had
turned to her father and was reallv
out of danger when the dog sprang
up in front of her. but the noble brute
had done his duty in guarding her.
He sprang clear off the rocks and
landed on the beach, 120 feet below.
It was a remarkable escape, for the
dog is extremely large, weighing 165
pounds, and such a leap, without
breaking some of his limbs, seems im
possible. Beyond a few cuts on his
feet the dog was apparently unhurt.
Go to Atlantic City Via the B. 4 0.
The Fourth Select Excursion of the
SteH?on to this great resort is announ
ced by the B. O. for Thursdav,
August 29, and all who can do so
should not fail to take advantage of
the low rates offered. Every facility
is offered the tourist, the train service
and equipment unsurpassed, Pullman
Parlor Cars are attached to the dav
tr"'rn ft,|d Sleepers to the night train."
>Y e show below a list of some of
the principal stations with time of
trains and rates of fare, correspond
ingly low rates will he made from
other stations on the line.
Stations
MartlnqbnrK
Shenandoah Junction
Harper's Ferry
Washington Junction
Hate. Trains Leave
P.M. A.M.
$.-? 50 1 20 4 5(1
5 .10 1 45 5 1 1
6 50 4 .18 ft 22
5 60 5 3) 5 50
? The tickets are good Ten days with
the privilege of a stop-off at Washing
ton, D. C., on the return journey.
Boils, pimples, hives, ringworm, tetter. and
all other munlft-statloDsof impure blood are
cured by Hood's Harwtparllla.
Presumably the largest ox in the
world is on exhibition at the Bourbon
stock yards in Louisville. Ky. He
stands eighteen hands high, is eleven
feet in the girth, five feet from brisket
to top withers, three and a-half feet
across the rump, and weighs 4,000
pounds.
LETTER FROM THE SEASHOKt.
Atlas-tic City, N. J..
August 20, 1889.
Dbah RKOISTKR-Here we are at
the seashore again. and here is the
seashore in the old place. The sea i.
doing business at the same old s an
and doesn't show the slightest sign
wear and tear. Atlantic
What a wonderful place Atlantic
(Mtv is, and what a sight it >vas on
Sunday of this week Just thin ' o
140.000 visitors being here n addit
to the natives. Why, it ^*ts &hep
herdstown on decoration day. What
would ol<l Shepherdstown be if
railroads would land seventy thon
sand visitors there in two days? And
what would mine host Trussell do
when they came to him for accom
niodation? One hundred and fort>
thousand persons is a big crowd of
people, but that is just the number
that were here yesterday; and the
hotel men took the strangers in too
The question naturally arises, hat
do these people do for amusement?
Well I'll trv and tell you what the
majority of them seem to do, and you
will have a fair idea of the daily rou
tine here. From the inlet to the Ex
cursion House, a distance of fully f e
miles, there stretches an ele>at
platform, called the board walk-a
boulevard about fifteen feet wide, of
smooth pine boards. I have never
been there so early that it was no
fdled with people nor so late that it
was not crowded. Everybody prom
enades on the board walk, for it runs
just along the edge of the ocean and
vou have a fine view of the ^eakers,
the beach, the bathers, and all the in
teresting sights belonging thereto.
I don't know what time the proces
sion starts in the morning but go
there when you will you will find
moving. The people Saunter along
getting themselves weighed on the
nicklt in-the-slot machines, shelling
out money for shells they want as
relics, drinking ginger pop that nt ??
pops, buving salty candy and trying
to eat it, and the younger folks, of
course, slyly flirting with each other.
Then there is the sandy beach, where
vou can just lazy around in the soft
est cleanest sand imaginable-even
if you do have your Sunday clothes
on* it will not soil them. About 11
o'clock the bathing begins, and by
noon thousands upon thousands of
the bathers are in the surf. This is
glorious sport to most people, lo
,nv taste there is nothing more ex
hilarating than to go out and meet
the big breakers that come m con
tinually. The ride over the top of
then, or dive through them as they
break just meets my demands. ?
sometimes the waves g?'t in H lt
work very unpleasantly. If you do
not happen to be ready for them you
will be thrown down and wallowed
around on the bottom until you think
vou are never coining up again. Hu^
vou alwavs do. No one gets out of
humor, for it is such a merry crowd
that good spirits are contagious.
They say that from twelve thousand
to forty thousand people go in bath
ing everv day? you can imagine what
a sight it is. The costumes are pret
tv much all alike. That of the men
consists of a blue jersey shirt with
out sleeves and trousers that come to
the knee. The women wear blue
dresses with short skirts-some are
very short-pantalettes and black
stockings. Of course there are excep
tions to all rules, and consequently
some unique bathing suits are occa
sionally shown. The females who de
sire to create a sensasion array them
selves in white or yellow or red suits,
and these seem to be of different ma
terial from the regulation blue. They
cling to the form something like wet
muslin, and the result is quite inter
esting.
The average bather is not beauti
ful to look at. A fat man? not a
paunchy one? looks well when he has
on a neatly fitting bathing suit? but
all the others bah! As for the fair
sex? those who are really fair are in a
great minority. Before they go in
the water many of them look jaunty
and lovely. But when they come
out, with their complexions washed
oil', their hair uncrituped and hang
ing in strings, and their bathing suits
clinging in wet folds, they seem like
different creatures. When a girl looks
pretty after she comes out of the
ocean you can set her down for a
beauty, sure enough. But the girl
who thinks she is truely beautiful is
careful not to go in the water. She
may sometimes put on a bathing
suit, but she never get* it wet. She
prefers to stand around looking pret
ty or pose in lovely attitudes on the
sand, with a gay string of admirers
about her. All this, you know, is
very pleasant, and the sand is dotted
with loving couples who no doubt
wish that everbody else were miles
away. Whenever an umbrella is seen
close down on the sand you can bet
there are two heads under it.
About one o'clock in the afternoon
the bathing ends, and then everybody
is ready for dinner. It is astonishing
what an appetite the salt air gives
you. No wonder the landlords charge
such high prices.
As might well be suppose, in all
this vast crowd of bathers occasion
ally there are drowning cases. Mr.
Baker and myself witnessed a thrill,
ing scene on Sunday. From the
board walk we were watching the
bathers, when at once there was a
great commotion among them and
the cry went up for the life guards
men. We looked out over the ocean
and saw, some distance out beyond
the other bathers, a struggling man.
He had evidently become exhausted.
Two life-guards in their boa' at once
started for him, but we caw it was to
be a close call. The man sunk be
neath a wave, and a groan went up
from the multitude. Then he reap
peared, feebly trying to keep afloat,
but again he sank. It seemed cer
tain he must die, for the little boat
was still some distance from him. He
came up again, however, but he was
not so far gone that he could not re
sist the waves that swallowed him
and he wenfunder for the third time
and what everyone thought was the
last time. But hi J brave rescuers
were there by that time, and one
of them w ith an oar raised the almost
senseless man to the boat and lifted
him in. A cheer went up from the
crowd at the fortunate ending- of the
exciting scene. The young man was
brought to shore and resuscitated af
ter a vigorous course of treatment.
\s he was being carried away a young
iady in the crowd just discovered that
it was her brother who had been in
Huch peril, and she at once collapsed.
Sunday is the gayest day of the
week here? indeed you must look at
the calendar to see what day of the
week it really i?- On that ^day vast
crowds come down from Philadelphia
to spend the day. it only being one
hour and a-halfs journey. It fs not a
very choice assemblage, either, that
comes. The people come to have
what thev think is a good time, so
thev crowd all the "enjoyment'] possi
ble "into the brief space. Certain por
tions of the beach are taken posses
sion of by the excursionists? and isn t
it gay there! For instance, a party of
'four young men amused themselves
bv taking oft one stocking each from
four of their female friends, compell
ing the girls to go about with one
black limb and one white, Yet the
jrirls did not seem greatly shocked.
With such a mixed crowd, as one
might well suppose almost as much
beer was drank as there was water in
the ocean. The arrests are very few,
however, the oflicials say.
After dinner here those who liaVe
plenty of time sleep for a couple of
hours, but there is too much to be
seen here for the casual visitor to
take any naps during the- day. bo
during the afternoon you can walk
along the board walk or sit in the
pavilions and watch the ever-chang
ing, ever-interesting throng of people.
Then, too, you can go up to the Inlet
and go out sailing, and get seasick,
when you will lose your dinner and
everything else and wish you were
dead. You can be more miserable at
a smaller cost in a sailing vessel than
by any other means known to man
kind. It is also very popular to go
crabbing and catch the wriggling
crustaceous, which are very backward
in their lmoits at this place.
At night you hardly know what to
do with yourself. The board walk is i
the center of attraction, as it is brill- j
iantly lighted with electric lights and i
crowded with a countless throng on
pleasure bent. And then the merry
go-rounds! Only live cents to rule |
around on a giraffe or a lion or an j
ostrich or a reindeer or a goat or a
camel or a rhinoceros? all the above j
animals are wood-at the same time
feasting the ear on beautiful, embrac
ing calliope music. You can ride also j
on the switchback or at the toboggan
slide if you are not afraid of sudden ,
death. You would think all the peo- j
pie in the place were on the board
walk, but when you go to Schauffer s
concert garden you will fmd a couple
of thousand persons there listening
to a really good band and drinking
something that looks like beer. And
while all these amusements are in
full blast there are hops and dances .
at the hotels, crowds, on the streets, j
big audiences on the iron piers list
ening to concerts-multitudes every
where. Someone says Atlantic City
is like Heaven, because there is room
for all. This is the only way, though, j
iu which it resembles Heaven. Hut ,
with all these people, the girls have ,
the usual summer complaint? that is, j
not enough beaux.
We arestoppingat the Ocean House,
Ileid & Beck with, proprietors, a very
good hotel in sight of the ocean. .
Among those persons known in Shep
herdstown who are here are .Mr. M. B.
Baker. Mrs. Baldwin aud Miss Titus !
of Philadelphia. Mrs. Snyder and
Louise Anna, We are all having a
very pleasant time, and wish that
there were more Shepherdstown folks
here. This is the place for enjoyment,
and each year the number of visitors
grows larger. May we all get here
again. H. L SNYDER.
A Great Wolf Drive.
A big drive by several hundred
stockmen cowboysand sportsmen took
plaee in Southern Wyoming recent
ly. The drive resulted in the exter
mination of all the covotes and gray
wolves in a large district and afforded
unique sport for the participants in
it. The district swept by the drive is
watered by numerous creeks, along
which are rich stock ranches. The
country is hemmed in for its entire
length* by a range of limestone cliffs,
known as Chalk Bluffs, in which are
hundreds of small caves and dens.
In these gray wolves and coyotes
hide. During the present season
their numbers have increased largely
and the losses of the stockmen from
their constant preying upon young
calves and colts have been excessive.
At daylight, from every ranch he- ,
tween Cheyenne and the Nebraska
line, thirty miles distant, stockmen
and cow boys took the field against !
the wolves." They were reinforced by i
200 horsemen from Cheyenne and had
as spectators a large delegation of
business men and ladies, who drove
to the starting point. At 7 o'clock
the long line of riders under command
of ten captains, moved forward. All i
the known haults of the wolves were
visited by men and dogs. Slinking
covotes and defiant wolves broke
from cover and ran for the protecting i
caves of Chalk Blurts. Occasionally ;
the hounds turned a wolf toward the
riders ami brought him to bay. The |
expert cow-boys would throw their
lariats around "rhe wolf and drag him
to death across the prairie. The
drive lasted until noon. At points
the rendezvous in the valley skirted
by the bluffs were barbecued steers
and coffee for the hunters. The after
noon was devoted to smoking out the
wolf dens and killing the occupants.
Where flames and smoke failed to
drive out the wolves charges of dyna
mite were exploded, tumbling down
portions of the cliffs and burying the
wolves in the ruins.
A Sound Legal Opinion.
E. Balubrldge, Monday Esq., County Atty..
Clay Co.. Tex., says: "Have used Electric
Bit ters with most happy results. My brotn
er also was very low with Malarial Fever
and Jaunc'lce. but was cured by timely use
of this medicine. Am satisfied Electric Bit
ters saved his life." Mr. Dr. I. Wilcoxson, of
Horse Cave, Ky., adds a like testimony, say
Ing: "He positively believes he would h:tve
(lied, had It not been for Electric Bitters.
This great remedy will ward oil. as weU as
cure nil Malarial Diseases and tor all Kid
ney. Liver and Stomach Disorders stands
unequakd. I'rlce 50c. aud $1 at J. G. Gib
son's.
Ebon S. Allen, the defaulting ex
president of the Forty-second Street
and Grand Street Ferry Railroad
Company, who pleaded guilty to two
indictments charging him with the
| over-issue of over $100,000 worth of
the stock of the company, was senten
ced by Judge Gildersleeve on Satur
day to seven years' imprisonment at
hard labor on each indictment? the
maximum penalty for the offense.
A perfect complexion, free from pimple or
blemish. Is very rarely seen, because few
people have perfectly pure blood. And yet,
all disfiguring eruptions are easily removed
by the use of Ayer'sSarsuparllla. Iry lt.and
surprise your friends wlthjthe result.
ITEMS OF INTEREST.
John and Michael Murphy aged
respectively five and seven years, fell
into the canal at Bloomfield yesterday
and were drowned. Theirbodies were
"recovered a few days afterward.
O. S. Allen, a n^gro. criminally as
saulted Gussie Nicholas, last Friday
and escaped. A aaaa of men is
searching the neighborhood for him.
They threaten to burn him alive if
they catch him.
M. 1). Arnold, of Loudoun county,
raised and threshed this season 30
bushels of wheat per acre produced
from 40 acres, and 40 bushels per acre
from 20 acres, Fultz wheat. The
wheat is of line quality.
Hon. Wm. Milnes, Jr., died at
Milnes, Va. He was borne in Eng
land, and was 61 years of age. He
was elected to Congress in 1880 from
this district, and served one term.
He was proprietor of the Milnes Iron
Works, and was one of the most prom
inent business men of the place.
At the London cattle market in
Deptford, 10.511,000 cattle have been
slaughtered since it was opened in
1872. The market covers thirty acres
of ground, on which there are sixty -
six slaughter houses. The stalls ac
commodate 20,000 sheep and 5. (XX)
beeves. She first cost of the market
was about * 1,300,000.
While some boys were playing on a
plot of grass near George West's bag
mill at Ballston. N. Y., one of them,
Arthur Sutfin. discovered and cap
tured alive snake which has two brads,
each head having two eyes and a
mouth, also a tongne. The little rep
tile' which is about six inches long, is
of the black-snake breed.
A Mexican boy who was bitten by
a mad wolf in the Ban Dias mountains
died in great agony. He and his older
brother were playing near the house
when the wolf attacked them, lacer
ating their faces and hands. A Mexi
can herder lassoed the wolf and stran
gled it to death. It is feared the
other boy will die.
The other evening an aged woman,
named Sarah Valentine, was burned
to such an extent that no hopes are
entertained of her recoAery. She was
in the yard burning caterpillar nests
from some fruit trees by means of a
paper torch on a long pole. Falling
sparks communicated to her clothing
and in a moment she was enveloped
in flames, and but for the assistance
of neighbors would have been burned
to death.
Frederick Schniel, whose wife died
ten days ago. went out to her grave
Tuesday afternoon in Trinity ( 'euie
tery at Baltimore and shot himself
through the heart. His son accom
panied him to the cemetery and they
placed flowers upon the grave. The
boy then saw his father drop on his
knees beside the grave and bend over
it as if in prayer. The next moment
he heard the report of h pistol anil
saw his father fall dead on the grave.
The largest brown trout ever caught
on this continent was landed la*t
evening at Spring (-reek. Muinford.
The fish weighs 0 pounds and 2 ounces
and its proportions and coinplietion
are perfect. This is one of the
species of brown trout, the spawn of
which was imported from Germany,
and received at the New York State
hatchery on Feb. 18. 1884, so that its
age can not be more than between !>
and 6 years. The largest ever caught
previously weighed a trifle over f?
pounds.
A photograph developed an impor"
taut fact in the inquest over those
killed in a recent railway accident.
Witnesses had all testified tha' he
engineer of the express train rev. ; ^*d
his lever before the collision occurn .1
The picture indicates that the en; itie
was not reversed at the moment ,f
collision. A rod running from the
lever to the shaft is plainly in view,
and its position shows thatthe steani
was operating to move the engine
forward, instead of the reverse, when
the collision took place.
There have been big gold nuggets
found in various countries, but the
largest that was ever discovered was
found in New South Wales. Australia.
Its weight was 010 pounds, height
four feet nine inches, width three
feet two inches, average thickness
four inches, and it was found imbed
ded in a thickness four inches, and it
was worth #148,800. It was found
imbedded in a thick wall of blue slate :
at a depth of 250 feet from the sur
face. An interesting feature of its i
history was that the owners of the
mine were living on charitv when '
t l)ey found it.
A prelimina/y meeting was held at 1
Atlanta. Ga., Thursday last for the
organization of a State Association of
Confederate Veterans. Many promi
nent men were present, including
General Longstreet. General Colquitt.
General Walker and many others of
lower rank. There were many inter
esting and touching scenes. * When
General Longstreet entered the hall
there was five minutes of cheering.
Old soldiers who had not met sinee I
the war wept upon each other's necks. I
It was a scene to lie remembered.
General Gordon was elected com
maiider-in-chief. The delegates were
given a reception nt night.
Frederick Stern, a colored doctor of I
Scotsboro. Tenn., has made a sensa
tion among the people of his own
race by the cures which he professes
to have made by the laying on of
hands. He rubs the ailing* portion of
the patient's body, and the patient
has a tickling sensation like that pro
duced by a mild current of electricity.
1 tic oth^r doctors and t He* ri^wspappps
at Scotsboro, denounce Stern as a
fraud. Several persons afflicted for
years with chronic diseases say tliev
have been cured by Stern in a few
hours without the aid of medicines.
The negroes almost worship Stern
and are firm in the belief that he pos
sesses supernatural powers.
I eter F lynn. of Red linnk, Cumber
land county. Pa., until the other day
owned a rat-terrier dog. to which he
was much attached. Mrs. Flynn kept
her money in the cupboard, and the
other day a new two-dollar bill was
missintr. One of the children said
that Fidoate it. Peter was in a quan
dary. He could hardly afford to lose
the money, and a consultation with
lus wife resulted in a determination
to kill the dog. After they lost Fido
they recovered the money. The noce
was torn in several i>ieces, but it was
redeemed at the Treasury Depart
ment.
The New Discovery.
You have heard your friends ami neighbor*
" il: Vna "'"J" yourself 1m- one
niany who know from personal ex
perlenre Just how good it thing it Is. If von
nave ever tried It, you are one of im staunch
friends, because the wonderiul thing ai>out
It is. that when once given a trial, Dr. Klntr'*
>ew Discover/ ever lifter holds a place In the
i. "If/. . ; ?u, ''Rve n'"v,*r II and should
be afflicted with a Coneh.cold oranv Throat
l-ung or t'hest trouble, serine a bottle at
evervi,M,iK'Ve " " f,llr ,rl"1- " ??guaranteed
every time, or money refunded. Trial Rot
ties 1- ree at J. G. Gibson '* Drug store.
A lire brok" out in a tenement
house in New York on Monday in
which ten persons were burned to
death and several received severe in
juries. The damage to the building
was quite insignificant. About thir"
teen famlies were made homeless by
the conflagration.
When Baby was sick, we gare her Castorfo,
When she vu a Child, she cried for Cactoria,
Wbn she became Miss. she clung to Castorla,
When the had Children, she gave them Castoria,
I
WEST VIRGINIA ITEMS.
A one war-old child of Mr. C. M.
Fawcett, of Fairuient, fell into a' nix
gallon lard can full of water, ami was
drowned.
A cloud burst in the valley of Lost
creek. nearCIarksbur;f, W. \ a.. on Fri
day nieht did an iminens ? amount of
damage. Tr.iflic on th>? Western and
Clarksburg: Railroad has been sus
pended all day owing to the immense
amount of debris washed on the track.
Fanners have suffered terribly.
i At PlneGrove. Richtiecounty Satur
day night two Mormon missionaries
named Shinn and Devoir attempted
to preach. A larpe crowd had collect
ed. and stones, eggs and clubs were
showered on the elders. Devoir was
knocked down by a dead cat. and
Shinn received a severe blow on top of
his head. They were compelled to flee
bareheaded to the woods. *
At a picnic at Romnev W. Va.. last
week. John Price, a man of over sixty
years of age. announced he could
whip any one on the grounds. A. Or.
Largent knocked the old man down,
and was at once shot by S. Price, his
son. The ball struck largent in the
mouth and lodged at the base of the
brain. Price then shot H. S. Larjjent
and Daniel Largent brothers, who
came to assistance of the wounded
man and the stabbed James Alderton
in the back, the knife penetrating
close to the spine. A. G. Largent may
die. and Alderton is badly hurt. Price
made his escape.
FOR LOW PRICES OF LUMBER
see advertisement of
LIBBEY, BITTIXGER & MILLER
MARRIED.
On Tuesday, August 20, 1889, in the
M. 1 \ Church. Mr. Jamks Wkub. and
Miss Rkbkcca Moxmo.MKUY. both of
Harper's Ferry.
In the Lutheran Church at Har
per's Ferry, July 31st. 188!), by Rev.
Win. lless, Mr. J AS. F. Casskli., of
Pennsylvania, ami Mi<s Pkach I
Smith, of Harper's Ferry.
DIED.
At Lonaeoning, Md., August 15,
188!). Mrs. Hattik Alexaxdkr, sister
of Mrs. Jacob Hoffman and daughter
of the late <f. W. Fox. She leaves a
husband and four small children.
On Thursday, August 8. 188!). Mr.
Lkwis Bhoapdus, son of Rev. .lulian
Broaddus pastor of the liaptist church
of Berryville, departed this life after
many months' suffering from an at
tack of consumption, aged nearly 31 :
years.
August 28. 1S8!). Bruxv Reynolds
Flax ag ax aged eleven months.
A precious one from us 1ms gone,
A voice we loved in stilled ;
A place is vacant in our home,
which never can l>e tilled.
<iod In his wisdom lias recalled.
The boon his love had uiven ;
And ttioiiKh the body moulders here.
The soul Is safe in heaven.
Sta'fk of Oh i<?. City of Toledo. |
LUCAS CofXTV. 8. s. j
1'kank J. Ciiknky makes oatli that lie Is
the senior partner of the firm of F.J. Cheney
<k Co.. doInK business In the City of Toledo,
County h ikI state aforesaid, and that said
Ann will pay the Sinn of ONE HUNDRED
HOLLARS for each and every case of Catarrh
that cannot be cured by the use of Hai.i.'m
Catabkh cuke.
FRANK .1. C1IKNEV.
Sworn to before me and subscribed in my
presence, this Oth day of December, A. I).
- , A. W. Ol.EASOK,
J ska I. J .\ ul it r j) Public.
Hall's Catarrh Cute Is taken internally and
acts directly on t lie blood and mucus sur
faces of the system.? Send for testimonals,
free.
F. .1. CHENEY A Co.. Toledo, O.
Vo- Sold by druggists, 73c.
CHURCH DIKECTOBV.
M. K. CHURCH SOUTH.
Rkv. J. K. Van lloitNK. I'aslor.
Betiiesda !? a. in., I nionville'II a. in.
LI THKKAN CHURCH.
Rev. l?. M. Moskk, Pastor.
Pastor absent.
PRKSBYTKRIAN CHURCH.
!!kv. Ciiak i.ks Giiiskmn, Pastor.
Kearneysvllle lO.liO a. hi. and Shepherds
town H p. til.
REFORMED CHI RCH.
No Pastor.
M. E. CHURCH.
Rev. II. C. McUamki.. I'asiok.
Mt. Wesley 10.:t0 a. in., Hiepherdstown K.IJO
p. m.
EPISCOPAL CHURCH.
Hev. 1.. R. Mason, Kmtok.
Shepherdstown at 10..'ti)a. in. and H.O.I p. in.
CATHOLIC CHURCH.
Services tilth Sunday of every month by
tiev. Father Wilson, at II a. in.
Y. M. C. A.
Servlcesat their Room every Sunday after
noon at 3.30.
I. o. o. F.
Caledonia Lodge, No. I, meetsevery Thurs
day evening at f> p. in.
Corrected weekly by (j. T, Hodges.
*in:i*iii:i:i>*Toti \ m \ ?ki;t
Wheat, ion?tierr.\ , per bushei .. t '<?
Wiieai , No. 2, per bushel "
Corn, |?er bushel 'Xi h
Oats, per bushel 2< (<?
Hav, per ton 5 mi (-1
.... 12
10
VI @
.... I* Of
10 <&>
10
Ill
Batter, per tt>
pei 9?ze n
Hams (country , per lt>
Shoulders, per ft.
Sides, per !t>
Lard. per
Potatoes, p?r bushel...
WINCHESTER (VA?) ACADEMY,
KOI?ES MASSIE. a. M? l>. L., Principal.
, CHAS. A. L. MASSIE A. M.. Assistant.
The next session begins Sept. 9th, I ss' ? , and
ends June |]th, UN, Bend for circular.
August !? Ihsii? 2m.
E^LAYoRINd KXTRACTS.? Vanilla. Lem
. on. Pine Arple, Strawberry, Chocolate,
Peach ,< iranire. All strong and fresh. You
will find all kinds of concentrated flavoring
extracts at M< Ml'RRAN'S DRUG STORE.
Harris' Condition pow
Hog and Chicken der are a sure cure for
Cholera
bog and chleken chole
ra. Pennsylvania farm
ers recommend It .-ery highly. VJCT< >R
POULTRY POWHERS are excellent to pre
vent and cure all kinds of diseases In fowls.
Sheridan's Condition |s>wders. Foutz's pow
ders, Kl?nebr*ker> powders Mu inn's pow
ders. Raiker's p<?wd?*rs. Miner's powder*,
Flint's powders, all arejfond for ho?K. entile
and fowls. Take vour choice. You will tlnd
them at M< Ml'RRAN'S DRUG STORK.
rpANGI.K FOOT.? A sticky fly paper that
1. attraets. catches and holds the tiles, at
McMURRAN'S DRUG STORE.
BEST BABY
MEDICINE
?a? m
RELIEF
FOR A LI
INFANTS
Golden and Harmless Rem
edy for Children from One
Day old or stors.
PURES
Or r^Tr* imroe<li?ts re
lief lB*UcM??f
mm, col;:,
EJ!?2!5, ""EM,
m m
It sets specif eslly upon the
costlaci of the Konur * ad In
Teethlnf It Is itlmwt
mdinesublt
to some cluUlrru, to fislet
1 Uictr terTwim-. - . ni
id Isrrestelbelr di
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merit rv 0*1. t n ni
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FiK'Kiiat. v
Ask jroir desler to writs odor tall Uctt coo
ssmii.( oar "Absoluts basn&ise."
A Good Investment.
Health and Happiness come to all wtio
persistently use Ayer's Sartaparllla. This
powerful alterative effects In tbe system a
change that seems little short of miraculous.
No medicine has been in such universal
demand for years. Give it a trial.
" If any one suffering from general debili
ty. want of appetite, depression of spirits,
and lassitude, will use Ayer's Sarsaparilla, I
am confident a cure will result, for I have
used It, and speak from experience. It is
by far the best remedy I ever knew."?
F. O. Loring, Brockton, Mass.
Ayer's Sarsaparilla,
Prepared by Dr. J. C. Aver & Co., Lowell, If am.
Sola by all l>rutofi?u. Price 1 1 ; six bottle*, |6.
Worth $5 a bottle.
At Miss Ellen's.
If you want a nice Fan, black or colored, in
paper oi satin, call at MISS ELLEN s.
If you want a pair of tbe prettiest Pillow
Shams, stamped with the newest designs
and Mottoes, and cheaper than you can buy
the material and have them stamped, no see
those at MISS ELLEN'S, where you will also
find for working tlfem different kinds of ma
terials, such as "Rope Silk," Linen Float," of
different colors, and Red. Klaek and Blue cot
tons, iu fast colors. Can be found at
MISS ELLEN'S.
Leather Belts, silk finish, and Cotton Bella,
Infants Hublter Drawers, In assorted sices,
to be had at M ISS ELLEN 'S .
Some of those nice Black silk Jersey Suits.
Uurgt sizes, at MISS ELLEN'S.
Ladles' Gauze Vests, >bort sleeves, long
sleeves, and no sleeves, from 25 to Kicta. can
be bought at MISS ELLEN'S.
All kinds of Lidies' Underwearand Corsets
for Indies and Misses at the little store of
ELLEN WELSH A NS.
Birthday day cards at MISS ELI, EN'S.
GRAIN BAGS.
PRESERVING KETTLES,
THERMOMETERS,
ICECREAM FREEZERS,
LEMON SQUEEZE R8,
HORSE MUZZLES,
HAMMOCKS,
HANGING BASKETS.
CORN KNIVES
APPLE AND PEACH PARERS,
ICE PICKS AND TONGS,
SCREEN DOORS AND WINDOWS.
ELY WIRE AND ELY TRAPS,
SPONGES,
CHAMOIS SKINS.
McKee Brothers,
HAGERSTOWN, MD?
Between the Square and Market House.
Frederick Female
SEMINARY
Reopens September 10th, 1889,
Has n large cor|>s of well qualified teachers
.ind nil the appolntmens are excellent.
Thorough instruction i- |t*M In Kngllsh. In
Ancient and Modern Ijinifimiti'K, Music, Art.
Science, Klocutloti and Calisthenics. Special
coarsen may l>e taken In Music ami Art. an<l
diplomas obtained accordingly. 'I'tie luiild
I tinware com modioli* and elegantly furnished,
well lighted, heated, ventilated, and alnin
dantly supplied with para mountain spring
water. Thesltuatlon In delightful, the sceti
ery of the surrounding country beautiful,
and the climate mild and heathful. Terms
reasonable. For cataloguesapply b>
\V.\1. 11. PITRNKLL. LL. I?.
Frederick, >ld.
FOR <;<>oi>
FISHING TACKLE
IN
ENDLESS VARIETY
AND AT ALL rRICES
CALL AT
Dr. GIBSON'S DRUGSTORE.
GEORGE W. GRAHAM,
HEAL ESTATE AGENT,
Harpkb's Fkkky, W. Va.
SI'KCl A L attention given to Pensions. Ilonn- j
ties, Claims against the ( ' n I t?-?l States, and
contested titles of Western l-amls, liefore the
General Land otllce.
Nov. 1, IK*'.'. tf |
/ilGAKS A large stock of fine cigars Just re
\_ycelved. Tlicv were mnde loonier of ?
certain grade and <|uallty of tobacco. Try |
them. You will always And good sruoklug
cigars from 2c to IV'. at
M< Ml KHAN'S DKl'O 8TOKK.
Ol'lCW-Purp ground and grain spices of all
O kinds for pickling and preserving. Good !
and chcap at
MeMl ltKAN H DKUOHTOltK.
In Now Vtrk buy.
.
inir bargains.
J. I). HILL.MVKH.
i
West Virginia University.
Only Firet-Claas Literary Iiiftitutiim
in the State.
Fifteen Professors and Teachers
Preparatory Department,
Clasu'nal Court*,
Scientific ( our*
Civil and Mining Engineering ('our*,
Jav School.
Tuition free to West Virginia Stndnti,
Kx<f>pt tn l.'iw Heliool*. Tuition In Ij?
Si'IhniIk, f'Ji.Oi), TotalfiprnMHilbriiM Y>*<,
SIKM") t<> VJUMU, ?srliMlltif rldihin*
travel. Klgllt HtHt'-o a 'Ml If I* moil rirli RtM
Utt iMl (I tat r let, ?i.|M?liit?-il l>>- ItegrnU, tut
iiIkIu il iKtok* nno ntHiiianer> .
K?'IiihI?'M iiriMtalm It t<>il to ( Oll? glut*
melt I.
Hend for rntalmftie to
K. M. IV ic Mill. I.L. t?.. hm..
Morgfttitown, W. V (
June iW, 'Jm.
'IIOILETHOAP AND I'KKM MKP1I ?
1 tat*? Ktipply Jimt mHYmI. You will *#4
the fluent at MrMt'KKAN'H ItKI'iiM 0 M
1 MMHINU TACKl.K line*. ?<?i*
1 leitda, tl|?, Ac.. koIiik for ftlnnat txjtiilM
Jimt to K?-t rlil of my stork. Ma MI'llKA*
W HAT
A Little Money Will Buy
?AT?
Lowenstein Bros. & Co.
\V e ?till have a big assortment of Spring Suits in all ntyle*, shadw ??<! pit
terns, in Cheviot#, Caxdimores, Worctedi, Diagonals, Wide-A wale#* and
Mixtures. A large line of
SPRI1TG- SUITS!
designed for business and every day wear, for $5 that are worth 17.50.
I or $fi we shall offer another large lot of Suit*, well worth from I * toll?.
I- or I en Dollars we will give you the choice of wvcral hundred *"iu tha?
are identically the same as those advertised elsewhere jis L'r?*at iKirjjtio* f"r
Fifteen Dollars.
I* or I welve Dollars we give you an opportunity to nelect fro# *
more suit*, ranging in price from Fifteen to Eighteen Dollar*.
I' ifteen Dollars commands a choree of h fine assortment of well-nia?l*, rtfl*
ish and New Spring Suits that, under ordinary circumstance*, wooW mtlt{ ''
sold for less than from Eighteen to Twenty-five Dollar?.
B<?ys and ( hildrenV Suits have been corresffondinglv rcduced.
Lowenstein Bros. & Co.,
One-l'ri^ Clothier* and Tailors. No. 7 W. Washington Ht.. Hag -rstown, M*
LEE & DANDRIDGE,
SHTCPTIKRD8TOWN, W. VA.
GENERAL DEALERS IN
>>
The Cyclone Fan, all kinds of Farming J?
plements, and Repairs, constant!)'
kept on hand.

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