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WOODSTOCK. V?*"_ FRIDAY JULY, 15, 1808. Entered at the Post Office, at Wood Hock, Va., as BBOBad elass matter. AdverttNliig Hau???. Adverti*?'ment.? will Im n m-rtetl at on? dollar per ?qn?re of ten line? or lets, foi tbe first insertion, and 50 cent? for eacl ?nbseqnent insertion Keep Tour Eye on This. Ilma* If voc do hot wish to COSTINl'K TAKING THI HERALD AFTBRYOITR SI B9CRIPTION ?XXPimtf KKFI'SK TO TASK IT FROM IHKfOST OFPICB AND RKQCBPT THK POST MA8TKR TO SO INFORM Vs. It WILL / MOT COST YOl' A CKN?, a ? '? I II IfSaSSSB. Pre?. M. I. tin hi (;i?!i'r The Shenandoah County Bank Organized, 1 ??72. B?<Oiganlaed 18W. Deposit? and Collections solicited. Satisfaction guaranteed. Discount Rate Ml Per Cent J. I. Triplet-. Pre?. K.M. I.antz. Vtos Pre? Merchants and Farmers' Bank, wooDerocK, vuoihia. DIRECTOR*. ??? ?-. i .'mi/. .i. it. H.-rtier. <:. w. Mlnnlck J. 11. Hull) an?l B.P. Kennt/.. Tavitssek 4 BaDBBBMAI Accounts so?dtisl mu? U'.t arciiiino'lutinn? (fuaranteeJ. Hour? t to ?'.. 1). }' MACliri.Klt. leu'?. GENERAL ?LOCAL NEWS. Mr. BaoaL llottei eontlnnea verj i Mr. Tho?. L. Dosti, we air glad to ?ay. it no?? Improving. It is rumored that small pox is pre vailing in Itoauoke. - and potatoes wanted by Y ule? .1; S :: Highest pri?es paid ' W. Newton, is qul1 iv? typhoid Walter Haas was not In the b front of Santiago, as reported. He is it Cblekamanga with his command. ? ? fj ii.l that " wash away savent It i? thought tli it the v be it Rockbridge this year Is the largest ? in that county. Twe o.a?se? of itie Ta i- ? la} school visited Seven Fou Mr J. H. l?o.leflVr bat received hl? machinery ami li now prepared to mii-.nfacture brooms. We hope tli enterprise wtll pr ?vi P. L. 1 -a ? n WlU pay Uncle Jonas Stephenson, one of sur .?.?I much re-. -p(l citizens. who has been ???k for some I - sgret to -ay. Dr. Kkkhekick Hokka.Specialist on the | ? Dr. W. S Uline's ? Tuesday, July 19th. G Examinations Five. ? ' riously hurt. :' inty wa? i rain in which the fairly poured down, whil? g that a fi lp him spit. You may hunt the world over and yon will not find another medicine equal to Chamberlain's Colic, cholera and -tinea Remedy for bowel complaints. It i? pleasant, safe and reliable. For tale by L. R. Irwin. "ir that the j wheat in Page county ?? i! thresh me think it will fall ?hort fully one third. For H '- Distemper or for gh, for Heave?, lor thick wind, for worm-, .?.--of appetite or to Improve the general condition el your horse tue the H' ?? Fl'.rse Powder. Ed. ../agrmler keeps them, they are Reliable. Garden truck is about B? ?caree around hers as the preverbial lieu teeth, and we ar? l?rica on canned vegetables, fruits. A<.. ?u?t at w? do in winter. A good ? ??king rain now would be of infinite value to this section. The best of all ! who ?ay? m f Why everyliody w_0 ha? ever need Dr. Paten *>?!-Hparilla. ?aya it beat? th?ta t splendid ?Blood Purifier and Blood Tonic and costs only BO? when the Othen ?dollar, Soldl.v Kn. Mahki-dkk. E C Blank?, of T.ewisville, Tex? write? that ona box of D*WH<ra Witel H??el Salve ?u worth - t [i cir.il hi? nil??? ol ten v.%r? ?tamlirie;. H. a?l?'i?e? ether? to try if. It ?No cure? ?fl ?'??. skin til?..???-? ?ui'i oii?tinate - L. R Irwin. Are you dyspeptic Hitler from bad digestion, poor appetite, sour stomach cholie, headache, can't enjoy anything yon eat t The s\vkdi?m BtTT-BB trill cure all that. En. Ma..kci?i K keep? them, ?oea b Mr. ?In ? II Crabs, an old citizen of Winchester. die<l in that pla. time since. He was km "Jilo. " having All tion of city or police magistrats for many . He was an upright official, and a tenor to theevi! doers of Win ? bester. The Chief Barge?? of Mile?linrg, Pa. ?a.? ? DeWitt'? Little Karl? Rias? ?re the ????t pill? be ever imed In hi? family rtnr lng tort? vear? of hon?* keeping. They cure ?nnitinatinn, tick rjeailache ami stomach and lit?? tronble?. Small in Bias hot great in remit?. L R Irwin. Ttit line'-of the old Virginia Midland Railway Company have been formally trantferred to the Southern systSBB. The property somprise* ,,f,0 miles and the coB?lderation named in the transfer was $1.110,000. Tbouaand? of person? have been cnieri of pile? By naiag DnWitt'? Witch Hizel Balya. It heal? promptly and enre? ?crema and all ?kin dlaeaae? It give? immediate reliar. I. R. Irwin. Tbe ?ad?tor of the Evan? City, P?? Globe, write?, "One Minute Cough Care ie rightly named. Iteured my children alter all other remedie? failed." It enre? cona-h?, cold? and all throat and lang tnablas. L. R. Irwin. PERSONAL. !.. Bush, of Roaaoks,wai r"sh> ed in? family here the first of tbc week. alias Zada Btnker, of near Mt. Ja.k Boo, was the guest ol Misa Beck Rlnkar, Monday. Mr. frans Langtalln, who Is an em? ploye of tbe H. ?, o. u. r., ?s visiting his mother In this place, Mr. VT.T. Mauck and son Sommera lief! Woilue.-ibiy tovlalt relative! county, sUssXinnli Wilson, ol Mt. Jackson, la the guest of Mrs Joseph Boltxman, of the Shenandoah 11 Mr. Qeo. Fravel lavlaltlnghla parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Fravel, of north Church -Meet. Mr. Chas. /:. Taylor, of Philadelphia, i? rlaitliig Mr. and Mrs. Qeo. Moore and i family, near town. Mr?. S. S. Turner, of Front Boysl, la visiting her alstar, Jilas Nannie Bird, of ?(?nibm uhlenbtirg street. Prof. C. I). Schmitt, of Knoxville, Tenu., r, Mr. B '. of n >rib M Mrs. M. D. Shlpplette, of Thonia?, vllle, S ('.. la visiting Mr. and Mrs. J. N. Davis, of ????-; Sprint street Mrs. Thomat Renolds, of Roanoke.Is Visiting her falber. Mr. A S. Parker, of tills plai e. Mr. W ,:?. r ? Philadelphia, is N and Mrs. Jas. Misses Mattie William? and Maud Hall, of Washington, I?. ('.. are at Mr. W T. Mauck'a in this place, Miss FlorenceRunkle, of McOabeys villc, Kockingham county, la visiting Mr. am! Mrs. Frank Hess, of this place. M las Weldemaii un.! Mi? Walker, ol phia, sre visiting Mr. and Mr?. Ramsburg. Mi-- Mamie Bickers and Mr. Arthur Stiekley, of Strasouig, were ai Col. E. - on south Muhlenburg street, " Mr, M a ' -, Mi ? : 1 Mr. Wilbur Newn ? their uncle Mr Samuel Walton, of Luray. Mr?. Dr. Chas. Hollines worth and children, ol Harrisonburg, arc visiting Mrs. 1. M I!" ngsworth und family at Ri\ e|-??,le, near tow n. Miss i . Fred ? ill tlli-i Mrs. Mary Ferrette,and children, of -an?, arc visiting her mot lier, Mr?. H. i \ ' -outil ifiihleiiburg ? The 1 ir, of Wli ?ay-: Mr?. Win. like and children and Mrs. Lynn Irwin of Woodstock are ? Mrs. Wm. Keating. Marshall, who has been clerk? ing in New Market, ?- visiting lib - parents, Mr, and Mr-. Joseph Marshall, of south Main - * ? ? . Mr. and Mr*. Cha-, Roshour, "f Texas, and Miss Nellie Hoshonr, ol this place, spent a lew day* at /'rout Royal the i - -t? of their grand-father, Mr. David Hoshonr. i zzii a ley. Bessie Logan, Bessie Cllne and Valley Brooks and Mi-. Albert Will, all of Woodstock, are utteiullng the State Normal Institute, at Mt. Jackson. Mr. Will Koontz, who has been living In Edinburg for some time,has a i ? a position with I>r. ,i. I. Triplett, and ? balge of the business at tin? place. Mr?. Eason and M\-- Edna Shant, of Kentucky, wen- in town Monday en their way to visit Mrs. Eas n'.i. Mr. A. has.at Zepp. In the Cedar Creek '. Miss -Vina l/esserly, of Barrlsonburg, l who has been visiting her friend, Ifisi Nellie Koontz, lor some time, returned bmne Monday. She was accompanied by Mi? Nellie, v,bo expects to spend souie time in Harrlsonburg. Mr. Ja?. Dwyer I>. D. O. M., A. F. and A. M., of llarriiouburg, la now visiting ' this place. Ile i- an ex cellent lecturei and his service! are greatly appreciated by the mat ice. We had a ; Wednesday from Mr. Oeo. K. Klbler. of Pa who is vial tin?; his uncle, Mr. Ceo. i . liammau. of this place. He la ? -mi or Mr. Hampson Kibler, who moved from near Woodstock to his western borne shortly after tbe clone of the war, and who hai many frlenda here. How Kennedy o( Littleton ' ?n, N. Kennedy, i : dorn, Md., and Miai Mabel Howard Ken? nedy who til. Bi rlio University in Germany and baa just re? ib II. Kennedy, ?re n"??- at their father's ?' Afr. John Scott, of Canton, Ohio, li ,t the home of Mr. P. W.Magruder. Mr. Scott travels for the National Wall Paper Co. of New r, visiting the large cities, north ami aouth. Hi? reputation ai a isles man i? uii-iii-pa--."!, and be i? very popular with all who know bun. Mr. Scott ?cave- Woodcock next Monday mi - trip to Baltimore. Hi? many bat bi- ? lall here i? lor ao ?bort a time. ll'in your hattle? Bjfelnat tli?i'??e by ni ? time prisapttj Oaa Mlaata ?"? -? i?-li Cure produces immediate re?iilt? When taken *?rly it -m-vents ce,?ti|i?ri >n. And in later ?tarjes it fiirnialie? prompt relief. L. R. Irwin. Mr. and Mi?. P. W, Magrudsr gave Mr. E. W. M'tjji Uriel and bride a plea ? ant reception, Wedsesday evening. Irr. Oa L. Hasbrooek, adruggial at M'Tldon, Micb., ?ay? all of the good testimonial thai bave been published by tbe niaiiuf.ietiiiei- of Cbsaaberlsln'a (..lie, ( bolera ?nul Diarrhoea Remedy could be duplicated in that town For sale by L.R.Irwin. summer one erf our grand-chil? dren wa.? ?ick with a aevere bowel trow n- Mr-, K. (J. Gregory, ol Frederick-town, Me. 'Our doctor'-re m eily bud failed, then We tried ('haniber iBB'a ( Hile Choiera and Diarrhoea, Remedy, which gava ht? -pecdy re? lief." For-ale by I,. R, Irwin. Mr. Plummer F. Jone? ha? Been aelecleil a? principal of the Woodstock Graded and High School. CAMP NOTES. ('AMI' Sl'KINUFlKLI). SKA It JACKSON? VILLE. Fl.A. We are ?till here. He have our camp nicely tl\?-?l tip. We are in nn great hurry to get away. The governmenl thinks we might to be -, asonad and we really begin to feel thai the m proesss ?? not altogether unpleasant. The drills are sometimes pretty hot, but we always know that a cool br?ese i? awaiting us. Another thing that make.? u? love camp lift is the respect, if not a more tendiremotioii. that ?cen?? to be arous? ed in the female heart by bras? buttons. They look upon these insignia of the ?i.lilier with railed emotion?, and if yon could lind out how many bra?? button.? are treasured up among the more valued artille? by the ladies, you would un? derstand why the button maker-arc ?o busy, lud we have learned to apprsciate ihe talismanlc power ??f tin bra-? button. Iti? our paaaporl and Introduction. If yon knew how- many delightful tete a tetet had been secure?! to u- by brass buttons, yon would not wonder at our high appreciation of them. Cuba may be a delightful place, hut M Si pi?-- til organized, we prefer camp Cuba Libre. Familiarity with fire arms make? the boys careless and as s result of tins, one of Co. H. ?hot himself through the fool with a pistol. He now quietly repOWS, in the regimental hospital, The Catholic Beneficial So? i Rarriaonburg.think a great deal ofCspt. suiiivan and have made him a presea! id a very handsome sword. The Capt. highly appieiiat-s the ?;ift. UV do not blame him. I ??'Mi my dearly beloved would stir up the Woodstock people to ?end me something handsome. Sonic "f the inason? are trying t<? ttarl ii camp lodge? Don't know whether they will succeed or not. A ?amp lodge would be plea-ant. but we suppose tli?' Grand Master will be chary in granting dispensations of that kind. We occasionally run across people trho used to live In the Shenandoah Valley. We always love to me el them. In fact we luve people who have left the ShenandoaB Valley and we love those who are ?till then-, and, In ttricl confldeuce, we would l???'?* to b* there lureelves, Mrs. I? <'. Hakcr. the wife of our Colonel, arrived on Bal unlay. We were ill glad to see her, especially the Colonel. Hope ?In- may have a pleasant \i?it and remain with us till this ?cruel war It iver.' Rumort about peace have been flying through cuinp.und would you believe It? the boy? love to talk about peace. They sre soldiers and will go where?.!- or? dered and will, if necessary, Aghl a.? hud as any of them, but I am fully con? vinced that they ?voiild.rathei be ordered to Woodstock than to any othei Can't you get up another Weatherholtz ? ase? We will guard the jail. Di'ln't our ?ailois do up i . fleet? Th? nawisall right andwhen we land lubbers ??et a chance, we will show the Spaniards that American ?pig?1 can do something beside squealing. Th" in-??? of the d? of Cer v.'i.'i"? fleet reached ut about 3 a. m. There was great rejoicing In camp and a nil no sleep after the hoy? were flrsl aroused. We made Rome howl, The Kodac hai been i loi 11 ?r ?go id ser? vice and our Virginia friends ???i! -imii: entertain themselves by looking at the pictures of a tin?- lot of military men. Gen, Lee wa? out at ?livs? p.v . Saturday afternoon. Our company passed him a? we ??ere giving? left turn, as Co. A ?-an. and received S very pleasant salute from him. What wa? the matter with the //KR? AM, last week? I did not receive my copy. Please don't miss me, for I can't do without it. I alwayi read everything in it before I loan it. There is inch a demand for it, that when it lenve? my hands, i do not know that it will ever be returned The 40th Iowa, accompanied by their hand cailcd on our Colonel. They gave lissome ?good music an.l Col. Bakei gave them a nie. speech in return. 1 irish our hand had their ins'run. I enjoyed the parade, eren if it WSI in \ Florida rain. Our camp thai evening reminded me of wash day after s rainy ramp meeting In the Valley. We were ill drying seeks and other clothing, Congressman Hay. through Lieut. Col. Roller presente I our regiment with I very liand.ouie flag. The boy? appreci? ate highly the handsome gift and ??ill tndeavor to hear it unsullied through ill?' ?Tar. The quarter? ofOsn. Lee have been well tlxed up. but this is no evidence that ws ??i ! remain long at thi The Quartermaster Department i- tnp plying u- with everything necetsary for tctire servies ami our corps may be called nt any time to Santiago or Piulo Rico, it is rumored that transports have inen ordered to take us tome where. Our first Lieutenant went to si. Augus? tine, and proceeded t? tfike pictures ?,f the old fort with hi? ko'lac. Th? guard ?topped th" proceeding, ami arrested the koda?-. but returned it to the Li? lit. when li?' left Just wait till we get to i un,i. Then he will take as many Spanish pictures as be pleasei I with you Valley people had sema of the rain that has been penringen nt for four days ?n ?ucee.??on. The water it lu J -i\ inch*- deep in the ?tree!? and roads With kindest regards to all the home people, I will close for the l?r??eiil * Mr (oigan of New York, ?vim has Been hoarding with Mr. Gea Moon? i? now vititlng in W. V;i. Hob l/.inre, of LaF?veffe, Ind., ??y? that tor Boastlpatlefl be h?? faaad I)? Wltt'? Littl? Early Risers to 1.? oottoax. The? nevisr grip? Try tliwii for ?I..ir'n anil liver tronble?. L. R Irwla. Ws have rseelved ti.stalogus of the Va. Poytech nie lost itutcnf Blscksburg, Va. This Institute is doing a great worl in Virginia. The catalogue show? an at? tendance of SSI students, [f you ?vish to attend a tirst class practical ?ele for a catalogue. See advertl-enient in another column. Rick he?(l??-h?, bilionsiie?? constipation ?nil all liver snd stomach t munie? can he ipiickly cure?! hy rising lhe?e famous 11til? pills known a? PeWitt'? Little Earl; Rlaer?. Thev are piei??atit to take and u?ver grip?. L. K. Irwin. Judge Anderson Fined. utv Coiiri my and Cntig, who passed through Harrtsonbnrg last week with his two llttli daughter! on iinnnce, and wai lined one dollar for allowing tin- front wheel ol hi ? be was ?it of the Sic ? Honae. Some of the citizeni protested an indignil Jnd "? ??' Buckingham It. :/i.iter. t the county courts ?I law a fea thai lie probably didn't appreciate. He ami his two daughters were touring the I while at atockthe judge was fined on? dollar for Ihe Iront whi front ofthe Shenandoah II iuse. Salem Timet-Regitttr, Ves, hii.I ?w think Spirit ofth? i n//. ?/. Tin- above administration of thi 1 ? ' k i- ilmilar lo the old English case where "any one letting b!.I on ihe ?Ilot" v. a heavy penalty. A man fell on the ?tret with api and a physician wli i waa at hand bled the man at once. Thia waa a vl lation of the ordinance and the majesty ofthe law waa upheld and the physician pun lahed. Bui aa the intent c luaei thi ?t sei m- unreal inable tl.nt a men dental bn lid bavn been poniahed by any judicial officer of modern timea. Thli itrictnesi raus! have reanlted from the crowd?*d condition of la of \\ I -. bich cause its police to be unusually vigilant, and iti mayor to be stern and nnrelenting. It la a grave question whether every one is hound to know a local ordinance of this character,and the trend of indicia! opin? ion i? that In a not. Hut a h violation i- flagrant and of inch nature si that i- ordinary Intellig? ence must feel that he is d then the -"it the tech nichai violatii n of a law in a ?ill age like Woodstock has seid > ' ? law ?vliicli ever) - body is bound to kti"?v mayor or ? !. Staun atol. The above comments ol the p i| th any ? - ? m rather than : ici The truth is that the whi ? oftheShi ' ?incil and knew nothii por! until ite saw it ii . ifthe loa 11 , - ? ? ? Mr. E. ? ? ' when a j .. The De] t : ? young : law, hi - : t ofthe ? ? '?; ? he ?aw tlrl t ? ported to II siid if thi believe Ihem t" ! luct upon I i ng ri'li ii the town but costly suite for m - , V\ ?i the part i ind we know tliHt we ? i the toa n council t i review tin i nural ei of tin ?in, where young men from the town and from tbe were fined for technii ofthe If found to bean -tat..!. I to the ? i money taken from them. 1 It? injury dune Ihe tows ii a hnndre I fold m.'re than the am oey Ihut secured. Mr. John Olli, ol the ?oldier'l Home. Washington, ii visiting his brother, Mr. C. W. Gill, of ?outil Alain .: Royal wai ?tattled on Thursday afternoon, of las! neck, by the ghastly discovery of the body of a poptilaryoung man of thai place dangling by the neck from a tree In the woods about om- ami a half milt - from town, it was in a badly decomposed condition, and a oorered by sn old colored women who wsa picking blackberriea near by, Tbe old woman wsj greedy frightened, snd hastened to town for saststsnea, The body whs Identified aa thsl of Hunter Peyton aged i'.i year?. He had been miasing from hli boni, ilnce Sunday, and While hi- di-appearanee bad eaii-ed hi ? family ??une unci-iiic ?, no badb?MnInstituted, ifo real canse for bli -ui. id.- was .known. Ha bad bean living In Utah f"i BOOM ?far-, and iva? visiting hi? parent- at Front Royal. He was s grest sufferer from ssthms, snd the InteaSS beat probably BjntrBTBted hi? misery and rletermined him upon death for relief. Re WBS S SOB of J, W. Peyton, rsglatsr ol the town, ?mi was unmarried. IWt Tut???'.! ! ??.t .1... Saotkt '..air "... .*?t. ' ...i n Maa tork. let of the Democratic Cotntn July 1!, 1898. Commut?e called to order by Ch main ?i. x. Brenaman? In the absence of il.e lec'y? Mr. J, Town? was made temporary tec'y. Th.? seeretaiy called the roll leventeen members answered to tl names. Several members came In s Ihe roll was called. Mr, Brenaman called Mr. R, M. I.a i" the chair and then tendered his re nation to the commit!?? a? chairman. On motion Mi. Itreiiamau's n-ig lion was laid on il.e table for later lion. After some routine bus!nest th.- committee Mi-. Brenamaa ar. i insisted thai the committee accept resignation al once. This was done. Mi. Brenaman then participated the meeting by virtue ?>f a proxy wh he held. A communication from the opposl committee was read by the secretary, < >u motion the communication s unanimously rejected. On motion Messrs Brenaman, Ban* man and OrndorfT were appointe ?l committee to reply to the above eo muuication la accordance with the pi ceedlng resolution. Mr.Townswas delegated to deli v. the above reply, wn'u-li had been ei lorsed by the committee,to the opposli ?ommittee. Mr. Towns returned with I oromunlcatlon from theopposing coi nitti-e, which wat read aud laid on tl i On motion of Mr. ,r. |[, Downey, M ?i. It. M il. y wat elected Chairman he Committee by acclamation. <?!i motion a unanimous vote of than! tras tendered Mr. Brenaman for hi- Ion ind efficient terries at County Chai aan, i Ui motion committee adjourned. R. M. f.AXT/. Temp. I halrmai LC. TOWNS, Temp. Sec'y. Meeting called to order bv X. 1 Rhodes, Ch. Eighteen members present? On motion, a committee of one froi ?a. h district a a- appointed to co-operai with chairman and committee was en powered to lili any vacancy and orgai /.- each precinct and .?I-?> t ? take .m Hep* to settle an) difficulty lu part, that may be feasible. Moi..,i tu ai sec'ty communie ite ?? it iii-i'iit ineraeen as t?. whether they wil ?erve and In case of refusal, or in si -I'll--?" of answer in ten days their nami Im reported to diafrman and their plac? tilled by Kxe< ul re como itlve i ommittee: E, F. Mltehe M. \\. Magruder. W. II Newman, Q \> Windle, Silone Zirkle, th r (in motion the following propo?itio r??r settlement ?if difference? bet wee In- two (actions of the ilemocratir pan ? hereby tutimitted to the ronni niltee prethlcdover by Mr. .1 S ris.: I.? ! both '"in' lor ? democrat lie assembled on the ? day ??f I?!??, in In? constituted al preeiucl prims be held on the ? dar of \ . 1 ?'.??, each | recincl t.. be . ? for every 25 rotes, or fraction? portion of i3or more .-a-t lor the las i te f??r the purpose ., the election of a''?unity chaiiiiiaiii am county ... 111111':""?". ! hat a committee of thn sach committee be se h ized tncarry nut the terms ol ib- pre ; section and be foi clothed ???tli all the power? ol s count "ll.lilil? The following communicatioB ?? u i ? T ilgnerl X. M Rhodes, ? l,r. and M. W. Msgrilder Se.-iy h il been re? sired end upon con on tiii-r.-?>f wa? rejei ted ??Itlioui i dissenting ?' The committee cs ison f??? snlerlng a county convention D dere op necessity for inch a movement, the com giv? A all . ? ? inty convei thl? time b"n 'l create tuch itrife :i> wonlil endanger the party. Mr. J. X. Brenaman has tody tender id hi? ' ? of June -J!. 1?:.?. and I nation ha? been accepted. We are desirous of having all factions n th? party united and b the action of tl.ommittee today would meel your approval and heal our differ g ni i?. I. ? ? m- j oi in i.v have to make with regard to the ch ilnn inship. R. M. I.AXT/.. I hr. I, I . T.'WNS. ?? Tin- following replj wat sent: To the committee presided over by R. M. Lantz: Voui' communication received: In i; run refuse to accept proposition ?if com iiiini-i' offered by thl? committee this I .ad utter y (ail tn make any ???unter proposition. We note that y ou lay In your com? munication that J, X. Brenaman,! hair in m has resigned, and thai hit ? ? ?mi has been accepted and Invite us to nak? any suggestion we may desire si o ihe seleation ota chairman uf your lommittee. In reply, we (al to tee what ilghi this mmmittee has to advise as to lelection .fschslrmsn of your committee any mon- than y?wr committee would hare a right in say who should be ?elected as chairman of this committee, In case Its chairman should resign. Tin- commute? i? ihe creation ol s ilemocratlc county convention and can ?nly discharge th? trust imposed In it nn? til It Is relieved by the same authority thai created It It can neither dissolve ?sail nor twaliea Itaell sod therefor? ? i-y ..f ? ?.aty convention In irder to terminate Its existence, If thai existence I? detrimental to d?mocratie larmeny. The proposition of Mr. Brenaman tu resign today was made to Ihe democratic ??invention that assembled on June Si, i ?'i?, and after tab Ing the eomra Eton of Mr. Brenaman, the convent Ion proceeded t.. ? eel this committee and hit committee hai not the power to ando .?hat the convention has done, It ?. u-?'!?'-? t?. attempt tn justify the ein??! to unite with tiii? commit) ee In * ?..', f..r :i ??.ity.iveutlnoonjtheground? hat It would cause itrife, We already i.ne lb* itrife in the party and ?hat is the way to settle il.e ?tri?--. now ?hen ao other iuterests are al suite. 4 \iirmw ?Saestpt. Thankful words written by Mr? Ada li. il.m. of (?rotiui. s. D. ?Was taken with S bad cold which settled on Bit lungs; eooghssl laandlaally terminat? ed in i Consumption. Peer D?sete m?' up. saying I could live but s snort time. I gar easy self up t?> my Savior, determined if I could not stay with my friends on earth, / would meet ray absent one- above. .Wy husband wa- I I ?faed to get Dr. Kings ?few Wsoovery tor Consumption, Coughs and Colds?! gars it s trial, took lu all eight bottles. ll ha- ?ui'-il me. ?ml thank Cod 1 ail) tared and now a ?rail and healthy ???? man.' Trial boitli- free ht B.Schmitt'? Drug sime. Regular sum fOcaud 11.00 Guaranteed er pries refunded. U ?ST. lh tuei-ti the rssi'lcitce <?f ('apt. S. II. Bowman and lira, A. EBIIeary, a ?gold "C. K." pin. The tinder will plosars leave at the Herald ?.Hice. OA0VOZ1.XA. "?? ht- ^/p ? . Royal make? the loud pure, whulcaooic ?ail delicio?*. POWDER Absolute!/ Pure i R CO., hie KESTIVAL. 'I'll.- ladies of Ihe lb form?*] i burch, "f ? 11 and vicinity^ will bold a festival m Msursrtown, oa Saturday i Everyone is most cordially invite.1 to ? am! partake ofthe very nicest of refrei I it uoderats LEE BARGELTS 1 Cream Parlors are nos open for the season. Cream *>?? mi hand at all times families supplied at shori ? notice *>i A fin?! line of fresh can '??"? alums on hand, also ? . lint* brands ot' ? cigars and tobacco. ??T,-.V-.T^^??T^??l.itf-.^?^?^-?U ; u t- - ?in l.irrT'r, i ? t of the ' ' r i pi ? will 1 ' at tile I --?d by in this " ' ' i ran tec Sioo Reward >ioo. ? learn that there Is u I i led dla ? ? t., cur? In ?II ttarrb. Hall's Catarrh 'or.- i-tiieoui? i known to the II f, i aturrli tieing a enstitu itltutinnal rre.it i mnli (nre > taken Internally ipon the blood an 1 mucou. ? il... ?j-st.-m. therebj destroying the foundation o* the ?' ? Ing the . i.y building up the constl ? ? at nature In doing it? work. ii,o.- so much f.ntli m Its i, thai I hey offer line Hundred falla t" no.-, -e id for liai ,t totiaonlal?. I ?'. .1 ill IN 1.1 M '?i.. Toldo, ii. Sold by Drug-fiata, *.*.c. i ?mil) Pillsare the Lest. CA8TOIIIA. The sixteenth aim of the Shenandoah Female Institute of W I dock Afra. Jas. 11. rFilliama principal, will commence Sept. 15th, 18W, In ad the ububI branches the art de ipeeial feature with ,ina. crayon ?eik Jrc. Thii -'h ."I baa austalned Its high n through nil these year-, and ae of the best in this section. It offer- unusual advantage! for children ' ? der Mrs, William'? careful managment and luperrviaion. Wlicn n.il.y -.?as si.'?, ??-.? SB*S her CtWBWaTk wsaaahewaBa! I i-,torlA, W'liou.?!. ii tlieiu t'astorlv NOTICE TO TEACHERS. Thf-.ppllo.tlon of Teacher? forttie Wood. ? .?ive.l up until Ann. l.'iih. S'o applications will lie entertained ompanied ? 1th eei llth atea in lull force ii- >h. e.m,I..ah county. I.IN lt. IRWIN, Clerk. .1 W. v v til l\. i in DeVVitf.H Little Early Risers, The (iinous little -.-ill?. The Herald, "f Btaaley, Page otmnty, ?.??paper man ihould elo?M up ?B which ..? millions of money, is more tba omprehend, unless be ihould I ? ulthy that his riches, ihoppera "t scripture, had ? a Landen." This pi rhspa i? Iks evpliuiati.'ii ot thi? othsrwiss inaiplica ? ajajfllileaa*a trinen Halve. I lie H-?l S,l??< in I.tie .vi.ild [or Cot?, tAraiaa. Saras, tltseta, s?:t Kbenm Fever Bavas, Tetter, Chapped Hand?, Cbilbl.lD?, i ..in?, and all >kin Eruption?, ?ad po.i t.T. Iv cine? PlBSS, or im p?v rer-iiired. It ? ?n*rvit'O-.l to ?five perfect s.tisfactieu i .niin?v refunded. Price ??! cents per ui. For sale br B. ^cbiuiU. m "As Good as Schmitt's," Cver hear that'r Oh, ? ? - li ?-ihi- outspoken testimony ?if the .?immunity to the (act that WS SStabliabsd years BgO a ? high ttandard for quality and an- today maintaining the lams .-taiiila.nl Although the remark i- used to divert trade Into othi'i- channels ??? an still proud to hear of it. It Is the strongest endorsement we eonldask. We shall maintain our ttandard and continue also to give the most favorable prices. -?iii- (nie?' i- never iiioic than others, frequently ess. Our acquaintance with the markets and facilities for buying in quantity ami large storage ipaee ?-nable u? to iiieet every competition and supply many ?/?sods not ob? tainable elsewhere? B. SCHNITT, Druggist. Woodstock, V?, ?? : 0 L One minute Coug.i Cure, cure.?,. That I? what It was made lor. Afraid of Those Who Don't Advertise A ??ell-known Philadelphia msu tem? porarily vlaitlng Washington, ?va? go? ing ?oinewiiat eut of his way to reach? t1 ' ? r i s t. When his attention was called to the f??l that there ?vas a florist nearer, be said: ?I am seeking the man because he advertises In the newspaper?. For the ISSt few year? 1 have i?a?le it a ruleuever to deal with any buslnesi man who doesn't advertise, [wanted tome ilo?? ? ml off In a box by mail, ami I looked in the paper this morning for the advertisement of s florist. Iden'i know any of the places here; but ?the ml? Us good one.snd I'll bet you anything yon -ay that Ivan gel what I want at this place and gel It cheaper than anywhere else. The butines? man that does nol advertise I have always fourni narrow. saltish, non-enterorislng? penny-wise and peond foolish, ?-yen II In didn't cheat me BUt-rigbt. OBITL AR\. Mr. Xiuiro?l Wetzet, aged over 7u rears, die?! at his home u? iboul live miV- northwest of th . on Sut mlay. Mr. VVetzel ?va- born and -pent all hi? life in the section ill which be died, and had the kindly regard of all who knew hint He leaves a widow and one daughter. Mr. Wetse! ?va? a member ?>f Zlon Lutheran congregation at Palrvlew, and ?,? i? fol ,...ie ! t.. hi- last resting . ?a th?. burying ground at Fairview on Sun? day by . gregation cf persont who had kiioivn bun for many reara. The funeral services were conducted by Rev. A. A. .r. Bushong, ssslstod by Ber. Mr. Longanecker, pastor of his con? gregation. Excursion Catholic Sunday Schools Fishers H.H. JuJy 16. 1898. F??r t! ' Railway ?111 ?ell ticket? from Pr m Royal, Hsrrlsonburg and Intermediate itations to Flther't : ''?re i r the roand trip tickets, on tale J | retnrningthat date only, A young lady in Page county was r? - ceBtly bitter, by a Bsec<casln ?nake caus? ing her intense lufferlng. While this ip?clous ol the ?nake fsmlli nearly so dangerous ss the rattlesnake or copperhead it Is quit? poisonous, and In some instance.? its bite has proved fatal toits vi?-tin?. Une Minute Cough Cure, curt?. Ttat is wh-jt It wns made lor. lu the loca; option election in the Sin naudoah Iron Work- district, m page county, the ??drys" were rteto rlout, the vte ?tending "dry," 74; "wets." 71. Page is the only county in the vs lej ii. which there i? no licenced bai'?'< m. We :?arn that the huckleberry crop will be exceedingly ?bort m tMs tsetton, the hot weather drying the berrit? up an the stem snd killing the leave? ami branches. Thi? ha? been one of the most ?H-tinctive drought? that ha-, been experience il in thi? legien for many year?. The United Brethren will ho'd a ? amp meeting in In wood Park beginning July '-'-?I and ending on AMgust l?t. July '27th will be the great r?tinien dar of the charge? at Inwood. Martinsburg. Winchester. Fre?Ien?'k. Turn's Rrook. Berkeley,Istoemery ana Berkeley Springs It Will probably tie the laigSSl ?ainp meeting ever l.clil in the Valley of Wir ?.lllia. Mr. X. n. Schmitt has a great Bttrac thin for our wheelmen in th? shape al a chalnlem ? oltunLia, the first ever brought here. $100. Dr. E Oetchhn's Anti Diuretic Ms? he resta St veil more than ?MOO if to? have s c|ij|,i who ?oil? lieilitlng from incon'encnce ??f watsr during ?IWb. Cure? old and yoiin* ?like. Ir arrest? the tronli'e at once. $1. SoM l.-a- R, Schmitt, Ilrnniiist Woodstock Va. I' i, . .i.- tour ?,... .-i? \v:th l'i.sear.,s ..., ?,|,1,C . Ii?.j5.-. i: i C.I fs'l i1rr nais r tiiail s?um. MARKET?. Woodstock, Y? Jal? 14 1MQ Wheat.S Corn. Rr?. Oats. Raoon (.country ) bsma. " ?ido. and ?boulder?.... '.iird. Hatter. Esw?. Chicken? (old). (vonng). Potatoes, new. ? FOWZLL-t FURT NEWS. (?ur Bassos ?till rtrntisass rsry dry. It is reported that H-v. Mr I ?offlemyer preached his farewell Berraoa at Joppa last Sunday. Mr^. Samuel Ship,., w|10 i1(u htf?t? ' with cancer for years, had the raisfortuas to fall ob tas floor one day last week and break one of her limbs a Short di-tonc-above the ankle, joint and badly ?pramed the ankle ofthe other as to leave her he!].less. Mr. S. K. Hover and Mrs Lettie Munch Mr. Tobias Baker and family last Saturday evening. Ret. Mr. Dofllemyer preached his laat i tor the Conference year at Dry Hun last .Sunday evening. Revs, K. B. Shaver and Mr. Wisman will conduct an all day meeting at Dry Ron on the Otk Sunday of this month. All are cordially invited to attend these fonts truly, Little Pud. O-t-VST oriiA. vut-t-a?. Orando News. Dry. dry, dry. N'o sick people her? now. "A anted?a food rain. Vegetable? are getting very wane ne long dry spell. H P '/Tier i- uttendingthe normal at Mt. Jsekaon The hum ofthe thresherca.il !ie heanl -ole?. Farmers complain of ?he-it not turn niugout -o .?. a4 - An lie a. Psngls af Oalnaksrs. Va., i? ti. guest of Mr. f. H.Clevrer. ?i F. OriidertT attended ihe district (?oiiit-ntioii it Cbsriettswrllle in?t nc-k. Mi. A,.I. Regen la building; a large barn on hi? firm. ,P.P I. '?'m','i? building a ?tore ' Mt. Siiiloh. Mr. -V M. Ca**tmeO, the fermer pro? prietor of the Taylor Home in Winches? ter and other hotel? in the Valler. died ut the re.?deuce of In? daughter, in Los I . an the 7th last, lie was buried lu I'ulifornla, ?fe THE EXCELLENCE OF SVRIP OF FIGS I ?t only to the originality and simplicity of the combination, but also to the care and ?.kill with which it is manufactured by scientific processes known to the ( uihikma Fi? Strip .. and we wiah to impresa upon all the importance of purchasing the true and original remedy. As the genuine Syrup of Fig? i? manufactured by the < .ti.ii OHM.-. Fio Brave ("o. only, a knowledge of that fact will a ?ist one In avoiding the worthies? imitations manufactured by other par? ti.-?. The high Btaading of the Cali? fornia Fin STUCS Co. with the medi? cal^ profession, and the satisfaction which tbe genahte Syrup of Fips has ?riven to millions of families, makes the name of the Company a guaranty of the excellence of it? remedy. It is far in advance of all otlnr laxatives, as It ad? on the kidneys, liver and bowels without irritating or weaken intr them, and it doe? not gripe nor nau?.'ate. In order t.. get its beneficial effects, plea?.- remember the name of the Company ? CALIFORNIA FIG SYRUP CO. ?l\ IlilMi.i o. (?L ColiaViL l.r. Kt. > ?w rottE. B.T. Browns' Iron Bitters Red Pills A positive cure for bllion-iie--. torpid liver, eonatlpatloa and headaclie?. I or wie liy all dealers, full-.lze.l boi mailed for lucent?. BBS. IB tau. ?iiok? CO.. salt i ?usa. i:ll dealer?. IS ? Is he Suffering with Heaves, Couch, Distemper, for INDIGESTION? ir ?o-f.ni arl'ltwgUdto Wh...? tii?t 1 ii?v? ? ni N??iini'? a-reat II. ,l, l lUgtl l'l"t.lIl|N'r :.I1*I llldlg.-""" me. t... aaes. Keadtbc fol lowing from ? ?uneriiin hor?e: i rf- i- o. i mi ni. I rial I *?? Kn?i*tl ?ith.iut l.ix-r or Light?. I urT.-n-l ?' nul tricl all rene.? that ?.-tiiis! !.. bit my case. Lut ?*itli"iit ??tlaf.ctor? r? trv Nr??teii? II. a?. , Comih. Inaieniisr ?n.I Indigestion furu After u?ln? tin tlmt c?n in? condition began in Im pro? e, and when the in was u?"I up I ??->? I * !.!"? i-.K ihrtt weighed TWBLVR i * ? ? I N'DS and Klee. trie Light-. n \ HOBS'*, I'ertiBed to before meat Tola-do, 0. tin? lith day ol 1?'? Itlllll V,l,in omi. t I' h oi the Moine (Mretrr I'lioiie Ball 11 L.B. lltwtX. Druggiat. Opa, Court tfatass \\ (?*>?!?t*?i k. Va. STORE ROOM DWELUNCJR SALE. A ?plemlid j.iece t.f propertv ?t St. 1 like, eOBSfatiBg of Store Room 22s**??1 f. .1. one ofthe be.t ?tand-in the county? divei?ng house with ten room?. ba?tmeut and cellar, and all BBtSSsary out build ing?, good garden, tine water, with two ?ore? of land. Church??? and ?choot house within a few yard? of dwelling. The store-room Is aliout 4? yards from the dwelling. Thi? is a chance of a life time. For particulars call on or address H KR ALL? office, Woodsiock, Va. For Sale. H?i liiK an opportunity to i-*i?*?*t in prop trtythat will la- more convenient to a?. I will offer t?rnale my farm o? t? acre, sat w, .?i-t.H'k. V?. Thi? de.ir.liie property a well located ?nd very ace???lbl.. It is Isa proi e.l liv a 2 ?tory f?ame dwelling ot S room*. it largi- Wuk la?rn and other l.ullding? ?1! tillable laml texi-ept about lacre?.' ?oiluf th? be?I iiu.llly must be ata to b? ?prra-ciateS. Addra-as J. ft. L?NO, ?or. 16?tf. wlncbeater. Va.