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1809 ? LINCOLN ? 1865
Let US ha*Oe faith that right makes might, and in that faith let us dare to do our dut$ as v^e understand it. Abraham Lincoln KJks /y imiwsational DUTY WELL BONE Springfield Citizens Worthily Honored Lincoln's Memory. Writer Wlio Knew the Great President j Commends Placing of Tablets at Points of Interest. I Springfield citizens have discharged ? duty which the nation lias owed to JBuluiv generations. They have re called the memory of Abraham Lin coln's life /n Springfield l>y placing thirteen bronze tablets at places made historic by events in Lincoln's cjtreer while he resided there, writes llenry B. Rankin in the New York Tribune. These tablets bear bis name and toll of the events that transpired :u the various places and dates. 'J he bronze, the designs iind the workmanship represent the best quality of memorial art. To younger citizens who never knew him and to the thousands of visitors who are attracted to Springfield only i because it was the home 'of Lincoln, these tablets will be most revealing of bis presence in the Illinois capital. These memorials are a living embodi ment of the Lincoln spirit in Spring Held and are as appealing and more Toiceful than even his tomb, lie still Jives at Springfield now In daylight The Old United States Court Building, Springfield, on tho Third Floor of Which Wan Lincoln'* Law Office. ?* well as at midnight ami limited no longer by Lindsay's poetic vision of "Lincoln Walks at Midnight." The poet wrote: 7t ts portentous ?r<1 a tiling of That here at midnight. in our JittW town, A mourning linn re walks, anil will not ves-t. Near t lie old Courthouse pacing up ;i?d down. ?Some of the locations marked are more intimate thstn others to the writer, thoujih all are worthily ; tnl correctly placet'. Four < ?f the tuhlets mark places and events wh?*re I present and familiar with the event*! cited. Those are the ones ?it 1 1i<? ? >l?l j Journal oflice, where Lincoln received' the telegram notifying li i 111 of his j nomination : at the C. M. Smith buihl- i it 1^1. in the third story, where Lincoln | wrote his lirs; i 1 1:1 i;^n t~:t 1 address; also ! the tablet reciting events at the Slate j house (now ('otirt hctise). where liis : treat speeches were delivered and j where his body lay in state and from ' where it was home to the tomb. The fourth tablet marks the law office I which Lincoln occupied the last seven j teen years he was in Springfield. This I j-. to me 1 1??* most appealing and sacred j of all in memory's retrospect. Lincoln's Law Office. The first three mentioned I will not further refer to here, as they were -i fully described in my "l'ersojuil Recol- , lections of Abraham Lincoln." * ? f the Lincoln law otlice some more intimate recognition of the part it had in Lincoln's life deserves mention at this time. This ollice was the center of Lincoln's legal, political ami literary activities in Springfield. Volumes might have been written of what took place here, had there been such a compe tent. gossiping scribe ;ts Jioswdl al v..a\s present to take notes of v.liat^ transpired. j It is now more than sixty years ! vince 1 passed daily under the swing J ia'-r -ign, "Lincoln &. llerndon." and up I and down the stairway, into and from a back room, located in what was then i a two-story building. This had been i he law office of Abraham Lincoln for j ihe last seventeen and most si tenuous | years he spent In Springfield. It was my privilege, for several of t those later years, to share in that of fice its routine as a student, and to j enjoy the personality and instruct ion [ of this most remarkable man of his j century. The end of his presence at the law I oilier canie the evening of February 10, | 1 Stll . 1 recall seeing Abraham Lincoln i passing that sii?ht. for tin; last time, out of his office and down the narrow stairway to the street. Oil the fol lowing morning he departed from Springfield on Ids mission into the strange, strenuous sacrificial life that has embalmed his memory forever lo | endure in the heart of the ages. Foresaw Coming Events. No place in Springfield, not even his tomb, throngs with memories such as this office brings to Ihe students of Lincoln's history. Lincoln's most studiou* years were spent here, as weil as tlic most aspiring ones, it WRITTEN AT TOMB OF LINCOLN Here Idle lies bthir.d this gat*. Where little children and the great Forget-me.notj and laurel lay, All the usolest, hallowed clay Of Lincoln, in his lonely state. A spirit, vast, compassionate, Unfaltering in a world of hate I Of little men who rage when they \ Hear idle lies. Lord, how we silly humans prate Of life'* inconsequential date, And epoch passes while we pray, j An epic sung while asses bray; A god went by that we. too late, Here idolize! i was here that he prew clear vlsioned on the future's national problems am! threw his whole seal into their solu tion. Ilere lie acquired his dexterous skill in handling human implements. Political events rapidly succeeded each other in those years he spent there. These arose to a climax at length with swiftness unlocked for by most others. Nor so to Lincoln. They culminated at last suddenly, bringing fierce strife of brother again.-t brother, of state against state. Hark clouds filled the political and national skies, bursting a! last into a storm of bitter hate and bloody w:u\ This had become ir.evi tr.ble. When t li:> i hour of need bad struck it was from lids ot'.iee iliere came a man fully prepared by years ol' study for those fateful hours. An honest. The Lincoln Home at Eighth and Jack- I son Streets, Springfield. (nil. senile. stmn? man. heroic mid sail. who was constitutionally called by hi;? re llow count ryiuen from this office ami placed at the helm of staff to preserve our national union. In that time of political turmoil and civil revolution lie guided his country safely through Mood and fire and tears, vvitli a steady, unshaken fnilli in (Jod and num. Truly "A Man for the Ages." it wax not the opportunity nor the stress of great occasions, sucli as the delivery <-f ?: i s spt c It in the Illinois stutc capital on "a house divided against itself ?ani.ot viand." nor the debutes ?i:ii I ??*u jr fit *- that followed It. nor the opportunity before a New York audience mi Cooper institute, that ae count lor or explain the progressive development of Lincoln. it wns not Sa'em, Springfield 01 Washington: it w as neither Stuart Logan, Herndon, Douglas. Baker. Har din nor the able men in bis cabinet nnd who surrounded him in so mnn> other capacities, botli civil and mili tary: who can have the credit of prom liieuoo !n the making of Abraham I. in *'<?In. much i:s those places and some of tbos<? men have eofitrihuied to it. After and beyoml all these Influences and those times and men thai h.? tl ? re moved among. and rising h?ynn?; ;i!: comparisons with them. vccN-at-iv dis cern the uni<(Ur> and exclusive }>??;?, y^. ?lif> Oi I. ill' oil! himself. The makitu: of licht weight. holt less ? ith" ? i ?5 ? all >trcl wheels the drop forjiiii" process is now a ri'nlltv, thanks to 'li?' incetinity of a Michigan Inventor. Designed especially for use on motor vehi* !? s. the riir.s. spokes hubs si :td lira I; i' ilriims are forged In tegrally. so that no holts or rivets nre m;u!re?l to hold them together. It Is ? laime'l that they are as liirlit as the roiiM'titioiia! w oo.ien wheels and. of course. a ureal deal stronger, says "ovular Meehauics M:>:ra::!ne. RHEUMATISM ? If you ore a Sufferer, HcccJ This Advice Neabsco, Va. ? "I had heen troubled with rheumatism for more than ten years an:! had tried lot 3 of different remedies. hi t none of them did ine :uiy sood. Then 1 :-.Tt and got a cample package ot' Dr. Pierce's A i' uric Tablets, that gave n;o so iuu?h relief that 1 sent and sot a la it,'- size bottle, and before I had taken two bottles 1 had no sirn of rheumatism. 1 would advise any sufferer of rheumatism to give Dr. Pierce's Anuric Tablets a fair tricl." ? Raymond Osmyn Curtis. You can quickly put yourself in A-l condition by going to your druj-'gist aid obtaining Dr. Pierce's Anuric Tablets (anti-uric-acid) or write Dr. Pierce, president Invalids' Hotel in Buffalo. N. Y.. for free medical advice or send 10c for trial l'kg. <*? r # # ?? # ^ &.i.''v'-\; v?.- ; ?<?;? ECONOMICAL IN OPERATION. DeK'O- Light co ts no more to operate than tl.e oid coal oi! lamp?. One gallon of coal oil eives yon four times as lnu' h light when wsed for fuel in Deleo light as it gives in coal-oil lamps. Write for Catalog. J. CLARK BABER, Dealer, Rcnick, \V. Va. Undertaking. A Licensed Embalmer. Day Phone 40. Night Phone J 45. C.E. COX & Co. ! Lzwi sburgW. Va. 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Speed Waqon Equipped With Dump Bodtj and Road Floater A REO " Speed Wagon, Equipped with a Road Floater 'ami Dump Body, will replace up to six teams of horses in doing: Koad work. It has demonstrated its ability t?> do better and faster work than horse-drawn equipment. It will handle gravel at a speed of from ten to fifteen miles an hour. Al this speed it will spread the gravel more evenly and till up the little cups and ruts. Il has proved equally effective in maintaining the ordinary type of dirt road/' The Floater, or leveling apparatus, can be hung on either side of the Speed Wagon. It is adjustable to different pressures on the road. With a Dump Body the Speed Wagon will carry practi cally u yard of gruvel, '?floating" the road as it goes along. The Floater can be easily removed and the truck used for other purposes. Parker Reo Agency, Reo Motor Car Co., Lansing, Mich. LewisburgJ \V. Va. OFFICIAL DIRECTORY Of Greenbrier County, West Virginia Revised January 1, 1021. Judge Circuit Court ? 3. II. Sharp, of Mnrllntou. Prosecuting Attorney ? S. M. Austin, of Lewisburg. County Commissioners ? Thon. W. Shields. Pres., Frankford; E. V,'. Sydenstricker, Lewisburg; H. E. Williams, Trout. Circuit Clerk ? W. F. Richardson. County Clerk- ? .Paul C. Hogsett. Deputy County Clerk ? Earl C. Watts Sheriff ? Jj. L. Graybeal; Deputies: S. H. McDowell, W. R. Hunt, J. W. Miller. Surveyor ? G L, White. Assessor ? E. B. Miller; Deputies: W. A. Bivens, J. A. Brown. S. N. Erwin, J. W. . Crickenberger. State Senators? J. S. Lewis; R. II. Boone. House of Delegates ? C. F. McClinticj II. \Y. Bivens. Superintendent of Schools ? L. 0. | Iiaynes, of Smoiit. Jus/ires of tlx? Peace ? Anthony's Creek District ? W. S. ! Weld; J. N. Foster. Blue Sulphur District ? A. M. Mc- j Neer. Falling Spring District ? M. M. Burr; W. P. McKnever. Fort Spring District ? p. II. Mc Grath; J. W. Fink. Frankford District ? Theo. Brink- ! ley; A. E. tirant. Lowisburg District ? W. R. Bur delte; F. M. Arbvickle. Meadow Bluff District ? Alban Mc Clung;' O. D. Ruekman. White Sulphur ? R. Lee Harper; N. A. Beckner. Constables ? - Falling Spring District ? B. T. Roso. Fort Spring District ? R. II. Browo Frankford- ? J. R. Fleshman. Irish Corner ? W, G. White. White Sulphur District W. G. Leach; J. E, Forren. Overseers of Poor ? Anthony's Creek District ? W. S. Waid. Blue Sulphur District-J. L. Bivens. Falling Spring District Fort Spring District ? H. L. Coff mnn. Frankford District ? J. F. Bright. Irish Corner District I,ewisbug District? -J. M. Cunning ham. Meadow Bluff District ? W. A. An derson. White Sulphur District ? J. K. Ayres. Williamsburg District ? F. L. Wal lace. Commissioners ot Accounts ? John W. Arhuckle, F. M, ArbucUle, Samuel Price and A. M. Tressel. W. B. Blake, Jr., of Itonceverte, General Receiver. Times of Holding Courts: Circuit Court convenes on the Third Tuesday in January; Second Tuesday in May, Second Tuesday in September. The County Court convenes on the First Tuesday in each of the months of January. February, Maich, April, May, June. July. September, October November and December; and on the Second and Forth Tuesdays in August. Bsman Produce Co. WHOLESALE PRODUCE. ( Denning 'Li very Building, ) Roncevrrte. W. Va. Offers the Befit Market and the Highest Cash Price tor your Produce. Gutter, Kgg?, Chickens, Turkcya, "Wool, Dides, Vurp, and Ginseng. If TJ M BE n. figuring on Building or Repairing I can Save you Money on FLOORING. CEILING, SIDING, MOLDING, OAK and POPIAR TRIM JOHN J. T A I T, Planing Mill Procluct3 Aldcrscn, West Vgniir.a.