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J HO. H. SRABILL Conmiumcat .oas ol a pr.ViUe nature charged lor ad ad-zon-i**^. THB HERALD JOB OFfrCfl is completer ever) reapect. Work done on short notice aud on Jae caost BflMatonbls terms. .. *<*"i *?4 *? lf.^1 ^ . VOL, ill. WOODSTOCK, VIRGINIA. F1UDAY, SEPTEMBER 18,.008. NO 28 3he*v*n^**h Hatted * d Adv?*rtJiMfr< Snit:* Adv ?' * xTO Ol ten lint* or !?? ..j sertion, and 60 cents fur each uaijbr.mucli .u-^rtion. JOT Quarterly or yearly adis** ttoeinantJ by contract Xlr.lits fae l uni et ot icier tlom is iaarkt>d noon iLe mai tu script, advertisemeuts will be pi f llshed until forbidden snd charg,. accordin r)v PROFESSIONAL CAUD3 ii V.1UUA- . r. wn ^ILUA^ib & BROTHKK, Attorneys-at-Law, WOOD* i CK*, VA. Pr%Caior in si! the Coorie >< aheDan 4oab and injeinlng cc . .uss. m the ou >reme U-art of Afc-pea-e, -?ud in the Lu emt snd Disirte. Conti, ot the unittu it sto*. msT Special attention *?>en to the col eet n of claims, ssay 15. '***** M. L. Walton, Collection . .ui-nent. W. L. - N. . , ? i'ublic Vs/4LT0N & WALTON, Attotnej s-at-Laws V7001'.- -TA. coin State and Federal Courts, oct* 4* ^3. r. 8. Ta- tamma TUVKNNER I A: iey8-a . . -ly. IRMUfiL :. . X Attorney -at-Law B? - of TI ? 3 ? Ad>\ liav lb '*a>?.vr. 17* H. BRI ai MIMI* ANO GC I AT LAV.1 J, WoOl - MA. OrcJCf - r. Merchants sad fa*-*-. m rs :.j.. k /mild! ..J | ?HU. Qa J. ll BMOOT, Mavin., foui > Street,! W&en .. au*. ^?-Jvr. D ii. D. D LA), Office h * | ^eno* B<nj;h X? XV ?er?? 'ulv* 20~tf ?)K j n uusu, X>ontia^it WOODSTOCK, va. ?stabllsbed in 1889 Office South Main rr rm. Term.*, cash. May 2?lyr. D Et \V. S. CUNK, Resident Physician. "tar* Calls a-ibwrcl dsy or night. Once and reudenoe North Halt S reel. Marc* 4?tf |)li. T. F. LOCKE* Resident Dentist. O. nen Mun Sr., Woodstock, Va CsT Chlorofor-., Mther snd cocaine ased tor paia -"tseitr&otlonoi teeta.' Deo. 36?1 BARBER SHOP. Cou ut St., Woodstock Va. varden Fravel* Propr. f-ajr^PromptstV'itlon (riven to sl< cuato aasts A Share ol .he public patrona-re so eld. WOODSTOCK MARBLE WORKS, WOODSTOCK, VA. Monuments, Tombs and ail Kinds ef Cemetery Work 'ts i^es ir. tte Valley. Ol ye tn. a call. *L. tl, SNYDER. a J. N. DAVIS & CO., Hil SITE BFOKBRS WOODSTOCK, VIRGINIA. W .-.-??? tlai or sale in ViT?.tnia. mal! fH-n:**.. Town rYopert*?. Milli, Mineral ?ml Tiviber lands, Htoi-v atari.ls and stocks of anorchandine. If you want to sell y.*ir roperty *vUicei.y?price lt at a rma*( < *.<*??<*? fi i shtd we **i"('.oihf rei trite Ut i ataloc***e nov. ao-i y? Farms For Sale An excellent Farm ci Vho acres of land, good buildinffS, w\ and fenced, 3 taltai from Kail Road Mai only $4,000. An excellent small farm of 27 acres of good land well watered, fOO*d frui and good new dwelling with bay win dow and all necessary out buildings 3miles from Kail Road Price ?2,100 A good small home of 11 acres of. fine land, al-out i00 trees of fine fruit, good dwelling in j?rood neighborhood, 4 miles from Kail Koad. Price 11050-all on easy payments. Apply to J. N. DAMS A CO, Keal Kstate Agents, Woodstock, Va. "?mmmmmmmmmTm^m^mmmmm?m^mm^?mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm, A POSITIVE FACT. J. N. Davis ACo can suppl j yoj with most anything you want to bay in Keal Kstate, if you will write to them stating just what you want. If you have any Keal Kstate you want to sell, send a fell disinption, and list with them, and th?y will find you a quick purchaser, If the price is reasonable lt will cost you nothing- unless they make sale. Jf N DAVIS & CO., sk si Estate Agents, Woods tonk Va Will exhibit in WOODSTOCK MONDAY, UNDER MIR HU3E HAPPY DAYS WATERPROOF PAVILIONS, The FRANK A. ROBBINS NEW GREATEST ALL FEATURE SHOWS. tares of Animals, Acts, Antics and Attractions. Room for Ten Thou? sand to Enjoy ? Thousand Ravels. THE TRIBUNAL OF NATIONS. ASUPEB-SPLENDIDPAGKANTBEFLEXOF HEROIC HIS. rOHY I - l \tnv. Sumptuous Trivnphal Floats aod Noblest Charger*., Living th*: Greatest Warriors and Rulers of the Past and Present, Mart-ally and Accoutered and Arrayed in Splendidly Accurate FscfimlltS of the Arms and Regalia THE PARAGON OF RADIANT, ROMANTIC REALISM. ri:;: very cream of earths great circuses THE WORLD'S MOST WONDROUS BARBBAOK EQUES PHIANS, Saddle Sen?*?tH>nali?t&-?Manege Marvels? Revolutions and Revelations in Kir Ht Riding?The Handsomest f-f Hones?Tba Greatest of Artists. 3?mC^ mmT^n\nm-S-i J Tt I \Smt T A HOST OF CLOWNS THAT CATER TO A NATION. Whose Inimitable Burlesques ol Popular Games, Prominent People's Fads ani Fashion! ind Follies Make Fe ks Fa 1 Oil their Seats. Most Surprising Basts of Many Species. In Cute, Cunning and Curious Antics to Charm the Children. T'-o Aslm?J Start of AH Ai^ns*. A Monster Motley Assemblage of Wondroys Wags, Worth their V slgM In Gold to a Weary World. THE CGMINQ OF ALPHA AND OMEO A. DARE-DEVIL RIVALRY ABOVE A YAWHR6 DEATH TRAP, Flying Awheel ftc mr,* a Dirag Gap ot Fifty Feet. THIS FEARSOME MID-A3H FIGHT FOR FAME WI I M kee tbs :? ar.! Tremble, Wbi< h S. tlauss i:. Awe-Struck Admiration, I* '?' ? lie Power of Words. Prodigious Bej <ograpk < : '. ?nul. An .taral Sensation. REPRODUCTION OF A TRIUMPHAL FETE IN TOKIO, l Great and Only R pe of Gymnasts. Tee First S Art bought from tbe < *::g the Champions of Ererj kountry. Tbe Agile Eminence of 1 * md West. The Aerial SensationsRocognizodFrom Every Throne. Brilliant, dutiful, Bewitching Bicycle Prodigies, i be Coliseum kace Course Surround* a Elevated Stage Unites ME GREAT HIPPODROMES OF HISTORY, THE HIGH-CLASS CIRCUITS OF OUR CENTURY, n Resplendent Rivalry. A Furor ol Fleet, Flashing, Flying Finishes, which Thousands \*atch with Breathless Interest, and which Horsemefl Pronounce Incomparably Fine. Lt rees moor MARVBLoueLr cducated rimeeric mid riatear wild seo ooMneno AN ACTING ANIMAL MILLENNIUM. 'JUMBO JERUSALEM. " ? : ^ofaiiti ss-TsTlej "han M? st !'?...?-Gr. ?n I :? A GIANT FREE MORNING MARDIGRAS-PARADE. . .. Of Commingled Magnitude, Magnificense and Mirth. Two Perforn-ir es Dailr, Ra.n Ol ?ans, ? - CB CRBAin. The Excelsior Creamery, Woodstock, Va., is better pre? pared to furnish Ice Cream on short notice and reasonable prices, to yard parties, festi? vals, pic-nics, etc., than* any establishment in the Valle,*.. ALL ICE CREAM AND ICE8 GUARANTEED PUK?:. Leave your orders for Sun? day cream, only, at Walton -.v Smoot's Drug Store, or. address, A. W. NICODEMUS & SONS 4-3-"m. Woodstock, Va' Monroe Funkhouser, AGENT FOR Moah Farmers' Mutual Fire Insurance tie is usu-illy found at the Clerk's jm'ce Woodstock, Va Dec. 20 '07?tf. R L'SH n. WILLIAMSON, &tfy-qH?rtf. Woodstock, - - Virginia. I.TH'S ATTOBMaR FOF wtntmASWOAB COUNTY. Will practice in adjoining* counties. WU be in Mew Market every Saturday. Kodol For Indigestion Our Guarantee Coupon 5 If. alter ntiiig fwrvthirdt of ? ft oo bott'.** off K-'xi'/i. rou can honeatly aay it bas net bene fited yon, mr will refund yo**r rooney. Try 1 today on this trnarantes. FID ont and tuen th* following, preaent H to tb* dealer at the time of porchaaa. If it fail* to tat is fy Ton ret'irn the bottle containing one-third of tbe in? to the dealer from whom you bonfbt it. and wt will refund your money. Town. Stare Sigrn here. tat Ihi.'i.i Digests WhatYouEa And Mikes (he Stomach Swec nt. C. Do WITT A CO., Chicago* It Walton iV 8moot Ros!.? SsuRiain toa Jlugge? A B*-*y Wedlcirc for Bj*** rV';;*. .Bri.vi Oo-^fn Htui'h jr.d Renewed Vitfor. A teetttw IO? Coc^t'pr'tlon. IndatfCfttiota, Uv nn6 Kidney troubles. I'la plc**, F^xpssa. Iniin: Bloc 1. Bad Breath. Slntrai-ib Bowels >'?? BaVCUSfbe. lu lUtcV.y M . . r.n T< I let form. 16 cents s> box. 0**riMtrwp rna-le I iIoMJ*-*TS*a Dui v, OoWtAMV, Madi^D, \\ K GOIDEH RliaGOT r0# tkLLOmt **&>Pi A Victim rf Leprosy. "On my travels la \ enezuela." un ld :i Xvai York maxs, "i stayed in a hotel arith a yoong man In whose famlh tlvre wns tho taint of leprosy, thougl be RpparenUy fiid not boro tt One n'.L-ht sitting nt dinner he became an gr* at a walter and brought his hand down ou thc table with full forve. Qt Instantly reall'/.ed that he dkl not feel the blow and s::t looking nt his hand, his face whlteulr.g with horror. 'Give Die your knife, Bob.' he saki to hi.* chum Ho <-rrnbt>e<J the pocketknife hi a frenzy and stabbed the side of his band with vk*k*us cuts from Angel Him to wrist. You may not know that lej'posy appen rs In the side of thc hand noss being a sign. The man di*' n I feel tbe <*uts. Ile arose fr??m ttv ta Mo. knocking over his chair, rushed out Into the courtynrd of the hotel nnd we heard the cjtJlcfe tang of n re vohcr shot. Telling ns how he had COU quered the leper's curse by ending lil* Ufo." Dollcr Dills by Weight. "DoJInr hills ire worth almost thc!: wel-rht In poM," n bank president pnH the other dnv lo a depositor. "Ten, I suppose they come In h.inl; for chango j;n^l are e:isy to carry." th. oVpoattor replied absently. "No: I a ns s per. kine lltoni!lr.M the twnk president snid. "Wc -.'ot Into an ararnnsenl in the t?ank here tbe otbef dir ns to h.nv much n dollar MU weighed. A twenty dollar gold piece waight M(> emin*. We found thal twenty-aeveu crisp, new one dollar billi weigh the tame ns n twenty dollai golrl plere. We to?f< d some hills thal h.ti !k*p*i lu ??-??? nOH fonrxl that lt took tint twenty Hi of them to babriee th< froid piece. I -**'ipp?Ne that twonty-sli rjaed hills eather nn nccumulatlon ol rtfrt In paasing from hi nd to hnnd tba! welchs sjhooi arba! one new bill does.' ? RsvaMaaa Cl'v Sf '.r Li A C:b!'cprwle,s Kapi/. Mbfldill <".-.vi.hm. who waa blaho* of latMdott, land n horror of lendln hrs favorite booka A fellow aflMg] mon onre \islie.l the bishop anti t?*o h fnncy to ::n *'!d edition of Shnkt s*p**ir?-*. Ile 1, trowed the volume nn did not think to return lt for sever. Usg. I'irMih the mini *.ter retune lt xx Uh n letter, saying. "My Den IfTrhnp I )v\~c areit licnsrKT lo a tttrntng Ibo -rotunie ron lent tne." The bishop answered, "My Dei r.rvfber-All the Joy k* lalne." Her progress. Tr+? *? * - T *n>w ?nm you ww eoaye*vrfn*r-ras: afcrnrft your mrrrmrt n-air ko tibvt* "Ch. she's pro^ressh-rjr dow." "It*, she really'7" ?",.**. H . Rfc ,; t Aver andsloi Bald roiiwiroi^^xAi IIV1X A Dispcnssr of Smiles. lier motlier kiM: "tja learl lan'1 ti u i -ul? What will people th] but rL ? [ eople tb ted to think lt about lue prettleat Incldamt the> h.ui ;urt ;;j:C day. 8be wns a very llttlo girl, white (rocked, pink nbU-ned. brown curl.il. With ber mothar she left the subway train at the Gnu al station. The usual confusion piwfalled. Timid trav elen grabbed suit enses and bundle** nnd exclaimed, "Oh, do we change here?" Trainmen on tlie platform shouted out directions for local nnd exprctu trains and the guards of thal particular car adjured t: engen frt*o,uen:ly and vrhemently to ' .:d to**W;it^h the^rVp." Then all of a sudden there was a lull in tlie uproar. Tlie little girl wai leaving the car. She stopped at the door, look? ed back and wared her band. ?'Goodhy, everybody," she said. The words carried to the far end of the car. They made every one sit up. Two or throe persons ca lied ont a re? sponsive "Oooxlby," two or three snid "Bless the child," and an smiled.- New Yuik Pr,. The 8eo Serpent. When fourteen mile**' oft* tlw* co Brazil M. J. Nu ttl, tnthor ot "T Voyngea ol1 a Naturalist," oboatled a sea Fcrpent which carno within about fifty yards of the ship. "All that wc could soe waa a donal Uu about four feet long sticking up shoot two taei from tho writer. Tlie ll;, was n brown? ish black ool??r and much resembled a gigantic piece <>t ribbon seaweed Be> k>w the water we COOld Indlrectlj r ?? a very larg* bro*? Dish Muck patch, but could not make ont the shn*.>e of tin creature. Every now and then the Os dtrappeared below the water. Sud dc.ly nn eel like neck, al>out sit (eat long arni of tho thlckne*ss of a man's iring a bead ihaped like that of .'i turtle, nj pear rd in fr nt of tl las? ?ng up tbe water with a curious wri. gllng i nt. This creature wa* an example, I consider, of what bas leen so often reported, for tran! pf I betfer nama, ns the 'groat serp nt* I fed sure, bow-ever, that lt ot a reptile that we saw, but a rori ^ial." Bough! His Own Work. T come acroaa a 'At of ot**- - 'a print ll an OX] fi exasperating to ai ?? ar * 0 t <. : . lt *: ?. ? Enable ?? .? r 'ore published J.-r, ' th-at the paper would 1 In tl 1 ' I lated. \\ b. n tho Bngtlab lal i before bim, together with ?mite 1 hill for the u.. > labor, wbal the disgust of the writer to tin 1 thal the article was noti. | ? ".- leers than a German reproduction, of nn ar ticlo of his own published the yenr W fora lu an Kn^'lLsh Jonnml. And bf had paid twice us much for the trans? lation as he had recelred for the orig? inal article!-Washington iStar. Vagaries of the Plumb Line. One of the curious thinga that men of science hav.' dlacorered in their in numenible efforts to measure and mnp the earth with the least possible error ls the fact that there are places where tbe direction of a plumb line ls not vertical. Irregularities of density in j the crust of the globe may produce this phenomenon. A remarkable Instance has been found in the Wand of Porto Nico where the deviation from the vertical ls so great thnt in mopping the island tbe northern and southern coast lines, as shown on the older nra ps, had each to be moved inward half a mlle.~New York Tribune. The Brainy Bunch. Mr. Sink?Do you see those three people walking together down there'* Mrs. Getup?Yes; who are they? Mr Sink*-?One is a so mun m bu 11st, one is a kleptomaniac and one ts a plagiarist Mrs. Getup?Law sakes! 1 never dreamed we were going to meet so many brainy people lu a bunch.?Kan? sas City Newsbook. The Fuller He Get*. "BHgglns is a very inconsistent man." ?Tn what way?** "The later he stnys ont nt night thc more he wants to sing 'Homo, Sweet Homo.' "?Exchange. rVrooeft ts tbe soap bobble of life, Torr \argn. very a-ro-ooth and aecondant until pricked. Pct-tane Stnmp Gum. I ? ?. ' ? ? SUI tr pa of sweet the sf 11;ii*.i .;r.* ' ffOU se r- <?'? ..? Ileutei > r lt the moi haruilr.ii pc*aperatSoi1 bf the sort. AJ1 of the gum Dsed on American postagi Sta opt I I bf tho government Bl the blireaa of engraving and printing, where the stamps are made, lt b spread on the ahaata after tho atampa have baan prtntetl. T1k> gum, in a ll<p.'id form, is forced up through pipet fn-in the i-nsement, where it is mad ? These pipes lead to a series of BM chines consisting of rollers, betw*.' which the sheets of BtSJnpe are fed. Ol* nt a time, a continuous tine Btreani of the Ibpild gum falls upon ??ue oi these rollers. The sheet with Ita arti coating of awe* t potato oraetlap passe. froin the rollers into a long horizon tn line Oiled with bot air. When 1 emerges at the ofher end of 'ho flin tbe gum ls dry.?New York Tele-gram. Straight From the Antmoi. A Loodoo ?s'cntlemnn, having toko country ns tlie correct thing to do. .is well as t* get a little froab air, had invite'' of his friends down to we bl** new poss?*. ;<?:?. Having rlewed tlie domain and not ing tho absence of creature lifo about tho pince, one of bin friends remarked* "With ? nico, open place like this, I wonder you don't have some animal* . ls usual on a farm. Bi rxnvK, for Instance, so as to hav*. own butter and < ream." "No-.," dr;* Inst, "dont can' ni-mt butter or cream." "? ".nr chi'kens or ducks, then. Yon surely like fresh eggs?1 "No-o. don't care for eggs. But I've sometimes thought I'd Uko a sheep. I rather like kidneys for bfta**kfastM Mverpi>ol Mercury. The Palisades. To po?j New York city from tb*- 1 sadee ts lo witness the multiple bea*, ty nu-d wonder of tlw? Palisades them serves. One of tb*** most astonish in . frctf* eoocernlog tbes-e lowarlo masses of gra:*-dour !s that th y '.le clot ? to the most artificial, mai ? .' ?' tn tl at el ' . baa atolved, writes Phillp Yen h. . b? Hurler's M/.guzlno. To ooitk the Palisades from tbe retir ut Ike itepptng to tho edge of tht ? low bayoud as if .v a i'. a i?art of apace, its eountl i t?* Ling like mtllloiie of sinrj stu - .uilca r.< r akj... I vhen tfve *r I up with th* tide to the ba . litf.i toll of me aobaatanUal tlcf. She Investigated. What 1 er I to I waa ? : t tf .t silver mounted walking stick, ira: know, iter got Eltie's fa? ther to "I found it' 1 ly Inform er father, "floating like I on tba waves one da* when I arni bat Ling." Hut two days later Etate's I said t . "Come tell me! What ls lils namer "Namer repeated Elsie blankly "What do you mean?" "I DM tn, dear." said Elsie's I "that last night 1 tried to make that i stick of roora float In the bath, and well, darling; lt snnk!" ? Pcarsou'* Woekly. Gi zing Them Credit. "You know." said tbe distinguisher oriental who manifests much curiosity 'that the Chinese discovered the art 01 printing from type thoo sa pde of year ago? "Yes." replied tli< mun who wa being Interviewed. "And incidental ly I don't doubt that they were th* original Inventors of the Interrogation polnL"-\Y;iii?iin*!>ton S;ar. Handicapped. Jodge> Remember, arttucss*, you a1 ?worn to tell tbe truth, and nothing ls the truth Witness-Judge. 1 nm tr; lng my dura-dost to do lt. hut tiwi p fiecrd slob of a lawyer there won't i mel?Chicago Tribune. Half the Battle. "If 1 wore you." said tlie old beeb lor to Ce Is-nedlct "Pd either rule r SHOW why." "Well." wns tbe reply, "as I nlre.wl SnaoW why. I suppose that's half tl bflftlor-Atlanta Constitution Not by levity of floating, bul bj sm boa fort-v of swimming, sbult the mnlH* tfty tr ir.?Ta ri rlt*.* Rickett. * Simply the visible sign that baby's tiny bones tg? are not forming rapidly enough. ,?? Lack of nourishment is the cause. Scoffs Emulsion nourishes baby's entire system. Stimulates and makes bone. Exactly what baby needs. ALL DRUGGISTS. 80s. ANO $100 0*4**0i444440+*4**44** n%nsmnmmsasm*mn%-m*nsm INDIGESTION AND DYSP CAUgfati AND CV** aMsWassmjpaMp w^ttae toast ts *nmm? mUosmma a snamsitmomsmornxm \y syadhmWAaasmisa ordered em ksssgsaaalssBJsa ???, s^^ Vs4aa> ta kmnmsmjot by dtrsaw 4 taaf amen tm sUeaa Wa., ta mWrmWaM. Rjrdale's caoaot so Abb Moffssadl Ta&ieteare |awt wasui le Beaded i? cfo. ITaWfWipfWBs^aag^satfJiSaaa^^ 9*oaaa wlasaomi tsssatorasch to disordered. TW arte ipraajld askiifctoto tar csuMroo, era> bowel o^ssrrwaw, Ittha dlaeetf ea ea warns ara weak > of aasa load ar fertatg from aarv stomach or bowal 0HMa% itfJs panp . itow norrvciaetuas, sleeplessness, arts. Rydsle'a oesee, and af weed regularly wHI aeon cure th mtsmmm+a Nessi ?sh Tabaeaa ara ae4d eat a rn twdf^aatsow Wra\ prevafl, anad twa fjastieaK w#aajss\aj wara oaao er anora at mas jBjSjg, aouratoawaA,l^aittraa>tgralui1aa etiiaih, lead er ak headache, nausea, vomiting, .Maana* TaMara w* rallara at swe<rstfOtwraaefaSeenay^aaee?se rollo's* tag ty aa p karat lu tlie " . ' ? ' - v - -? , tour stomach, hosrts-ora, gsa atonscti, pain ra the atmnaoh. alsk headache, the aaisjwaiasisaaarap>?is%ajrti aaasa?saisraariaiajsjataaa^ Yrivicl Cauta of a Bloody War. In tlie ..... ' loman becaiu* of bia . ; . Dalt. .1 n <11 Bed to Sv>. Whereupon l< Imlr, king ot Po lan-d, wr ?? bartel us, klnp or Bx ed tu, demanding the aoiraiider o< tbe criminal The king of Sweden on sg the dispatch noticed that hit? or-n name and titi re followed bj two "et ce*teraa?M while tlie name of tho king of IVrfand was followed by throo. Tin? maaUdng "ct cetera'* ao en? raged the king of Sweden tbat be at 0001 declared war against Poland Tho wnr w s carried on with groat bit? terness until 1060, when a peace was signori nt Oil ra, Bear Danzig, A eon bsmpotwrj writer (Kochowskyi poured Out bis lamentations on the war bi those terms: "How dear har. this 'et eatart1 baan to us! With how many iiave thees two potentates paid for these missing eight letters! With what streams of blood bas the failure of a Ssw drops of ink N-en avenged!" A Morse's Toe Nalia. FVw powotis maltee that a hor^e'*? ho<>f ls really the mme thing aa toa nalia of human beluga or ol ant mais having toes. Tba born of a hoof grows Just as a toe nail does. Thc hoof grows ui'-re rapidly In na hon fl than In those- wearing and it grows faster in boraea which oro well groomed anil well fed. Bv.; on an average tho horn giowe about r third of an loch a month. Hind ix .of? gr**w faster than fore hoofs, The toe of the hoof u lng the longest part; it }'>iigi r for the born to grow down there thai, at tlie heel Tor in e, th ' rill glOW entirely d >wn In from eleven to thirteen months, while th*- bet i will tir <ar down la three t" dre . tbe new norn groWl *U( ? cr defects lu th.; old jura-: allrj '.'. o? wbera they can bo ci i Ith human nalia yi of raise from the wot to tbe * New York Sun. Dictionary Users Modest. "Men arv narrar ao mod I rh- go to use n dictionary." rama an ittcndant nt Itu pnbttc library. "i ral bei ? ?to r* j bile dlctrona ur (.?**?> rn . , other people an around you'll loot rartrvety as if in i m: ?'??:?? I nu. a .? orana d * ba dge ed to woy > thi 1 they d I TJw :.- ' yo**, see pi rd lu mo di ? ' lt li be ts aookl ? aa win u-ii poa You'll dud la at least nine - J ten that bs won't len rou, Qe*i ?fl 1 :? 00*11 know lt and have tbe fun yt enltghtenlng him.**** Cleveland Plain Denies, Apcti.r'-.ary't- W-ijht. "I'm suic' al the go Mr. Pillsbury, a dram "Vc*- rt. **i be be ba1- no a a t'.i.it di recUon.H-Pbi!odclpbla Vt\ A Keen Business Wan. % h lal I* I i Ararat ??rinc." be < ried ".* m unfair ton resort In oi Herewith be s* build a aum mer hotel.?New York Sun. Far Fields Are Greener. A boy always brigs of what h<* erfi (Jo when he's a .nan. And when be becomee a man he al ways boasts of what he did wbeu b** was a boy ? PLk-Me-Up. It is impossible for any drug to iigest food without the aid of the stomach. Man cannot do nature's work-he can only assist her, and any concern claiming that they have a remedy that will digest food without the aid of the stomach, thereby allow? ing the stomach to lay idle and rest, are claiming the impossible. All remediea for stomach troubles should be given with tbe sole purpose of aid ing nature and enabling the stomach to do its own work. One of the best Stomach Specialists in the U. S. wrote the prescription from which ."Rydale's Stomacu Tablets are made and ihey enable the stomach to do its own work. Two sizes, 2'xj aud 50c. S. G. Good, of New Market, and Dr. W. I'. Fabrney, of Timbervills, Va, YOU ARE GOING TO BUY Stockers and Feeding Cattle THIS SEASON You want to buy where you ci ri get the best cattle for the least money. H wire at once to JOHN J. LAWLER 163 EXCHANCS BUILDING UNION STOCK YARDS, CHICAGO Sound, safe, conservative, strict honesty and a square deal guaranteed. ESTABLISHED OVER 25 YEARS REFERENCES: Live Stock Exchange National Bank, Chicago Any Merca' icy Thousands of our satined customers Wc han*!!'? more stockers ami feeders than any firm in the world. A big selection at ail times. Sales, 40 to 50 loads daily. Come to Chicago and we will sell direct to yon, or order at once by mail er telegram and we will ship just what yon want direct to you at lowest mar? ket prices. Write at once tor our plan of fi We can save you money. Write us for quotations c. .2 you buy. FOR SALE. One up right 6 horse steam engine one 8 horse boiler, suit" able for sawing wood, cutting fodder, hay corn in shock or crush? ing and grindirj ? corn, one 12 inch Sprout and Waldon french bun mill, one New Holland No. 1 crusher. We also have at all times all kinds AGRICULTURAL IMPLEMENTS The Superior Force Feed Grain and Fertilizer Drill, Sharple* Cream Separators, Syracuse Harrows, Steam and Gasoline Engines Kemp Manure Spreaders &c. A new car load of the famous Blue Ribbon 'Juggles, Surries, R bouts, Sst. Look at our S .lem Wagon*, and be convinced they are the only good wagons .1 wheels. Respectful J.H. DOWNEY & SON. MT. JACKSON, VIRGINIA. The Normal Training Class IN CONNECTION WITH THE WOODSTOCK HIGH SCHOOL. 1 Sept 7, B aston nine months. Tuition for the session 1908-9 will ? io ail si ats "? .tate of Virginia. AU wno desire t* should apply by mall or in person at once to the Principal. Applicants tate age. school previously attended anc. rancement therein. While it is desirable that applicants should have taken two years of the high -school course, yet any earnest young* man 'or woman, ambitious to become a teacher, is advised to communicate freely and frankly arith the Principal. Students who complete the work proscribed by the State Board of Educa? tion will bc given a certificate of graduattoo, which entitles the holder to a teacher'! first grade certificate good for three years. Aug.1?-3t. WM. A. ANDERSON, Jr.. Prideipal. Slate Female loni Sctol Twenty-fifth Session begins SEPTEMBER 9th. Fore ata logue and information concerning State Scholarships, write to J. L. JARMAN, President, Farmville, Va. To Whom it Concerns. W7hereas the entire estate, real and personal of which John D. Combs, died, sei/.ed and posssssed has been conveyed to the undersigned upon condition that they pay all indebted? ness of said John D. Combs, therefore all persons having claims against said estate, or owing debts to the same are herebp given notice to come foward and settle the same with. C. R. SHIPE, Admr Sep. 5~4t. Brand new high grade buggy for sale. A bargain. Wm. J. Gochenour, 3oth Phones. Maurertown, Vi ir yv. ?m; v^ *>V-v *?%; Covers all tlie ground EFFECTIVENESS, To obtain the tull value of mtmire lt mast b*3 evenly distributed? it must cover all the ground. This te a matter of prime importance. The Corn King manure srreaders are so successful in this ind all other respects that thew machines are regarded as farm necessities. CORN KING S*PRE AVERS, The Corn King spreader is a return apron machine and is noted for great convenience and utility, lt embodies features ?* hich make it unexcelled in design, materials, construction and durability. Among the many distinctive features of this spreader are positive apron control, single lever, vibrating rake, folding seat, durable tinish and symmetrical design. THE KECORV. The Corn King manure spreaders have proved so satisfactory In every way that up-to-date farmers all over the country are demanding these machines. Yon cannot atf ord to overlook the excellent features of these machines. The value of manure spreaders is now fully realized as ls the economy of using them. You cannot afford to run your farm or ranch without ona or more Corn King manure spreaders. They are made ia three sizes to suit all conditions. A few minutes' examination of one of these machines will convince you that there is none better. SHENANDOAH FARMERS UNION. Iii ii.-. .1 i j S wa fl ijii ??? rn n-a* S3HSB Do You Intend to Teach? OR ARE V< ?U A THIRD GRADE TSACHEBf A year's successful work in the Normal Training Class in the Profit Koyal High School, authorized and supported bj the State, will guaran? tee you a Third Grad, i [ti flea te good for three vears. N* > ( i. Staion begins Sept. 22d. For further information iddrsst ai Front Roval, Va. H. CRAWFORD BOUNDS, Normal Training Dept. , Aug. 2S?4t Machinery for Sale. I have for sale a bi inch hand plan? er and jointer, rip saw, band taw*] lathe, shaft, hangers and pb) whrt'l machine, and a lot of ari arood. Wil! -.ell all or separately .-it a reasoaiable price Wagoo hube ti eil and in the ro wirti. W. E. WILKIN II. E. D. No. li Woodstock. V;i. July IT, 2 mo. Astray Notice. Taken up by th? subscriber, on his plaoe, om- estr?y bog, of the following ASSN ption: A I lack sow. ene third richt ear is white and there ie a what spot on her left ham, a white snoot, a white spot on left side of her head and uhite feet, supposed tole ibout thu ita alda She was ap |.rui***?l **t *M.->0. The owner w*ll ay elm rues ??nd tal e i^-rwlse she will be dis 11. ? . . ic < eg !*?*? law h. D. (."< BEKOCR. Rep. l lt, ? An Investment. We are recommending certain prop? erty lu this City as an inv-s'ni ?< f. A inour*, rt quired fron. -?K'sX> to $>.*>00. Full particular*** upon application to H. W. IIl7.LF.AKY A 00 Sept. *i-4t. C hcrlottesville, Va. Apple Barrels* I am now prepared to fill promptly all orders for apple barrels. jno. n. gr a hill, Woodstock, Va.