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13 PUBLISHED WEEKLY BY JNO. H. SRABILL ' -subscription? $1.00 Par Year, iwvaMABLY IH ADVAAC*. ehargaJ I^m adverting. THE HERALD JOB OPF.CB . ...tt0..T>*\e terms. i Til ? ?- aa ** ? I I ftl M W ill* VOL. 91 WOODSTOCK, VIRGINIA. FRIDAY, DECEMBER 4,1908. NO 49 gh?nar\dcahH?ra*d advertising Ileitis' Advertisements will be ir art ed at oue dollar p? r Mptrt or ttn lilies or less, lor tiie tiist kv sertion, and 60 cents tor taco subsequent in?eitiou. fdr Quarterly or ywerif -di ar* lisemenii by contract. soo/* Unless tho number ol Ina*' tiona !? marked upon tbe ms) n tcript, s ivertfaementa will bf pi I'aVil until forbidden srd charge accord!n-lr PROCESSIONAL CAHDS \t ILUAatb * UKUTJUiea, Attorney s-ut-Law, WOOD>H'< *** *A Preemie, ia al be ?? rta ^ ^ na. oed . ???n*V? ., u ,? tbe Cu ptaoeOoattala **^* ?? u> bul a-ut DUrtfi?? ??? * '>l gja- 8p?0:al at entiou *^ ^ ,^v lectio si clair* ui 0 .lection fr&N^SK' mruiuacnt. W.-UNKWMAH. NoUpjPublk, WALTON eli WALTON, Attoi neys-au-Law, IDS! I K* -A* BUI r. s. rsl ll J. >'? '?'*? SKaMAa" PA\KNNEK *i liAlJSKRMAN, Atrorue ys-at-La w, WOODSTOCK. VA Jab it y3-ly. I EMI EL BORDEN Attorney ~al-Law K ?k'ar: pi - - n ? ? ? .? '. Manager Of 1 t . ? ctlOO ?U<i Juatmeni Agency. e*n il ;- v. P ?1 oOtoe A .;?? enaudosa Cc. Virginia. ?nav l.Vui?iv i r. li. ItRUMBACK mint? AND COKKCELOR AT LAW 4 \\ OODSTOI K, Vii;.. IN li. Oil -? . ? li.tioor, Merchant*, ana Far mi r* Kat k ?ui<diiiK. jj:;, .i. ii smoot, *"**'' ted O V\(>oo8ToCK, CAD l>e found ai bli ?? i Nortta Mublenl *rrrt.tt ? Hdaaeeof SV. J. L. Cam; ween ssionaliy engaged. au* Jt-lrr. D U. 1). D i-1 ARTER (I Kesidencp 8<uth Hair B W?'<?l>8T0CK, Vikaixia, nrteMtion giv?-p to Sur Thone Call 38. |)i. .i u ::i>u, IJ^ntist WUOD3TO K, VA. Eal I ;n 1889. Oillee South Main strtei. Terms cash. olaf ??lyr. QR. W. S. CLINK, Resident Physician *sy C*!ls answered day or nipbt. i reiidwnoe North Maiu kl al. Marc 1 4?If. [)\l. T. K. LOCKE1 Resident Dentist, (? rici Maim Sr., Woodstock, Va Caf* Chlorotor 'i, sitaaf and cocaim isedforpau tttt ti^otionol teeth. De*. -J6?1 BARBER MOP. OUST St., Woodstock Va. Warden Fravel, Propr. ffa^Pro-Jipt at tallon given to al1 custo? mers A Share of die public patronage so ci I. WOODSTOCK MABBLE WORKS, WOODiSTOtJK, VA. Mununients, Tombs and all Kinds of Cemetery Work Lowest prices in the Valley. Give me s call. E ll. KNYOER J. N. DAVIS & CO., ii/l mil mm WOODSTOCK, VIRGINIA. SJ ,?.*? o^er^ne hnndred valuable properties f ? sale ia Virginia, embracinir large and a oal' tar;ns. Town Property. Mill*, lineral aid Timber lands, store stands and stocks of Yierchandtse. If you want to sell ftmt ? * temti ? r'cf it at i rtawnabU Iq 't aD 1| s?n 1 ti | ns,and we will do the ret trite tor Catalotm? nov. ??-i ys Farms For Sale An excellent Farm of IIB acres of lanu. good buildings, well watered and fenced, 3 rnilea from Kail Road Price onlv $4,000. An excellent small farm of 27 acres of good land well watered, pood frui and good r-ew dwelling with bay win dow and all necessary out buildings 3 miles fr( ? Hail Road Price $2,100. A good small home of ll acres of ffine land, about 100trees of fin** fruit, good dwelling in good neighborhood, 4 miles fr<ral Kail Road. Price $1060? all on eaay payments. Apply to J. N. DAMS A CO-, Keal Kstate Agent". Woodstock, Vs. Golden For Him. ??unker?I see bj thc pa] Ardupp has lust IsssbtataSl his patts* wedding! Why. he was only m:irrie<l yesterday. Hanks?Yes; but he mar? ried an belrose. Be sure that the wtaeat persooa ors tbe iesat aeror*.-Montages. Whet a Politi -I Speaker Endures. ?alter lins y anpleasanl exp* i len a us \\ tnt down Into the hean . f tho east side ..f New S :i!i n i .iiiii. ian some' wbal bal ted I lila wealth and social ? '!.??, erthelesM elect? ed lo go t. tie doubtful dist ri t per :;:-- Al al rei ; comer a hunt ins ! draped carl nwnlt< I him. nnd. climbing io Ibe ' this, lie I egan tell Ins *' i lu well round ed |M?rlods how tln?y sh.'i'd rote and why. A few ? pin" rop from tin- tolerance of the crowd. Tbe Jeers gained volume fie waa told lo "Aw. shet lip.'*' ?'('lose your head!" "Say give us :t drink; your talk makes u* Soiiiewll.it dis'-oil' elted. I?llt still determined lo finish Iii-; s| be \\ aa continuing r '? n son hurtled pas! bli lie. .1 snd splashed gently on tbe floor of tbe carl An other so met bing and another followed and ? ? ne was dod g decadent - until, it becoming Imposslbli to In ? a shonl above ll ra and Laughti. f the voter-, tl e nor es wi re started forward out of the aoft, red ? aral the district left to Ins.?.1. tm lt. Win che!! in Metropolitan Magazine. Why He Did the Washing. A man came op otu of one of the little roof bouses across from the wo? man's window with a big basket of clothes, lie w;is followed by two carrying more clothes sod clothespins. The man pot ihe haskel of clothes down and began t< them ?nt preparatory to banging them on the line. Tbe boys helped, bandin? bim the clothespins and some sinai' !>!? >?*?. ono :it a time. They were :i riging onl the ? cause ? f their awki *. lt wa* evidently work tbeywer ? unaccnal ti*, hut at hist it was Quisbed, and tbe ' ys went down Into the little roof use, leaving tbe man on the i I fer a ii ment looking at tbe clothes, then, going over to a parapet sat down between two tall chimneys woman could see bim from her window lean against one of the ehlm neys nnd hy and hy throw his ann Ol r >ss his eyes. She foin d out afterward thal hi*-. wife lad (lied the week before. Nev York Pt a i3crgar In a Basket. Perhaps i is use t> which ?' - pul their luisa 11 U I h.id ? ? - S ? ?? etimes thi bask' for I cr i: I rer v t!.. ? owned, straw hal of tbe whl h the bird ls put, ? 1 rho crown to give !ly tied down thai I . ??*;.., bullfight ha> b na I sport of Mex 1. o. i re uni ? : ? san! may hay e ld* bleb be Keeps lu a car In I ia patio. 1 tends with caro. One vf tl"- uti - ? * I ? whl h a el h is pr..Vi! iv ever been put waa . I ap| earancc In tbe streets of In a huge hush el basket on his shoulden his | (mother, of unknown age, who kinny hand to the p by for tb ro which was a Llingly giv< n. Surely a trust In Provl no further.? Elea? nor Hope J< hnson In Outing Maga? zine Dre?mG cf thc Blind. [b my dreams I have sensations, odors, tastes and ideas which I du nol ? r to have had in reality they are tbe gllmp ? - my mind catches through the veil ol of my i i li st i.i\\ hood. I have I "the t; g of many waters.' Sometimes a wonderful Ugh! vlsi iii bleep. Sn li a flash and glorj ls! I gas . . ? until lt vai ! taste mu h as h my wak Ing hour*-, ! ut the of tou h play? a less Imp rt a ul part. In sleep I i I [Trope. Nu one guides me : In a ? rowded stree! I ai il l enjoy sn lndei>end quite fi reign to my physical life Sow I i ell on i it i*- still ll im? my hand. My mind acts Independent of my phys] s. I am delight ? d to be thus endowed, if only !)? sleep, for then ml dons it wi*i_ . . ully joins the throng of happy beings who dwell be ? of p. dily si arv. Thc Cheer fi I Undertaker. Ai urre 1 one evei ; i our arrival at a small town In New Zealand. We found awal Hie station the local : i air, with i be l" si ua ; in. He was garbed il furn i I of black, bm Ituted a VI iii!*' tie in or somewhat, ai ?!. i ideutly with a ?.?? ir.* to dispel any morbid I US he migbl Otb \o . reated, be commenced to ?i of i be meal cheer? ful t ? le be held tbe . i r us si d heine 1 us Into the i i 'lara Butt in al I i. Cashing Vp. "Il ive played poker with your son ??Only once." anawercd Mr. Cnrorox "It '.. : that A Slander. ; of Iii.- '.'.'?.;. ii'j I ! .? tait i . 1 NSBOOtl I i ni. Mi mace? . 1 know i . ks rares ld ritlj fall mt her ssjsV Lucky. the matter? Mete* int Ha i ? sol iL'et this raf I Rustle -Thou It's Ihe lucky man yon are. for Jupt yesterday fl OaaaOaSt got nearly smashed to bits here l>ecsuse he cuulJn l get bia cor to stat. One Dose for Coughs | Children cough at night? Give them Ayers Cherry Pec? toral. Often a single dose at bedtime will completely control the cough. Good for any one with a cold or cough. Good for easy cases, hard cases; good for acute cases, chronic cases. Ask your doctor to tell you, honestly and frankly, just what he thinks of this old standard remedy. No alcohol in this COUgh medicine. /. C. Ayer Co. j Lowell, Mass. A lazy liver makes a lazy boy. An active brain demands an active liver. No better laxative for boys and girls than Ayer's Pills. Ask your doctor about them. He knows. ijn.y a Misunderstanding. Be vera I years agu in ? well known wi lesa le bouse In a big manufactur? ing towu nn old bachelor bookkeeper w ? had ! :i many years with the iii ii. suddenly announced that he WOS to be man led. - gave him ? week's boll day. : : (J Ula fellow clerks raised a : ? i ure nnd i resented ii to pay tbs h i wedding trip. a < ? ya after tho wedding one of ii.* members of tbe firm went down r.i a seaside resort, and there. . .il.out tbe parade and appar? ently cujoying himself Immensely, be saw his recently married old book* r, but sl< ? "Where's your wife?" asked the prin? cipal. ?"he's lit home." was tbe reply. "But l tin ngbl you bad money given you for a wedding trip?" ?So 1 had." was the reply, "but I didn't understand thal lt was Intend? ed to include her." i ? - W ekly. A Valuable Mi lett ona. A well known novelist was touring through Lancashire in order to learn lomethlng of the lives of the Inhabit mts when be came upon sn old breaking stones on tbe roadside and. thinking be might cain some knowl* d .' fro;-.) him, addressed him thus: "How far is lt to Fleetwood, my man?" "You'll vee a milestone a blt farther Lin." was the gruff reply. ?Whit's t!ie use. if I can't read?" laid the novelist, eager to draw the old man i';t ? n conversation. "Then it'll Ju*-t suit you, for there's QOWl on it." said tiie old fellow.?Lon Ion i !rai Specific Directions. ?? whs transmitted to tbe "cub" ? " A - written it r T< ?> ? I once." As ? il to tho p< neral fon i n n rath ?r star-' i n. lt read: I "Found :i lion under freight h. use \'< -ii attention it once." To which lie !'??; ??:'. al i nnd notify thc live MARKETS Woodstock, Va., Dec. 3( 1?08. Corrected week!) by F.S. Howman.) Wheat. $1.00 Oats.86 Corn.W 1 'otatoes."?"> Sweet Potatoes.7511 Chickens old.08 | 11 lorin*? .00p Egan.33 Hatter.Is Bacon, Side and Shoulder.12 " Hams.Vi Lard.12 Onions.T"> LIVE STOCK MARKETS. Tales day", for Live Stock arc as followi: Mondara?tfbsap, Hogs and Cattle, Tuan lavs?Cattle. [All Live Stock sold gross ?aeitfht.1 Baltimore. Nov. m. Cattle? ReeeiotB for the week ended ac x>"ii today were 4.^4; head, against 5,co7 head as-jwi ek: i?| car loads on the market, (Juote lt eera, good to choice butchers. Si 00 to I^to. >th?*rs, $3.9 to|4 ;75 ('( W8. fls<jU) I.400; Bull* h ;"? to $4 oo:Heirer4,f3 00 to #4 </>\ tresh Cowl, f. to |6o per head. Mogt? Keceipts for the week ended at r.o->n oday vere 21 3^2 head, against 17 ^2 .vad laat veek.Pair Supply today and moderate demand Quotas weatarns $5.7-. to 6' 50 others, $5.50 to .;<: roasjaa, fi 50 to 5 00. Mu en and lamL .?Kectipts for the week ?nded at n'on to today were io,?-*9 head igainst lt 86a head last week. I.itfht supply ind fair demand. Quote- Lambs, 94.00 <>'.[- sheep, ti 50 to 4 l alve.".?Keceipts for the week enJed at loon today were head. 5'* against .'37 head Hst week. K'-iir supply today and market irm. (?uote: Common to best. *f4 on to 75 I.D.PIORNEY VETERINARY BURGEON. Woodstock. Va. Mr. Homey, proprietor of Geary's Hotel. Offers his professional services is 1 veterinary Surgeon to the peoplt if Snenandoah county. Monroe Funkhouser, AGKNT FOR oalr Farmers' )!ulu.'il Fire taste Co. Fie is usually found st the Clerk's Woodstock, Va Dee. 20 '07-tf. > USU H. WILLIAMSON, I Att*y-ql-h;r,'. Woodstock, - - Virginia. '(?MMONWKAI.TH'S ATTORNEY FOR sfKSAN'IXlAH ("IN TY. W ill praataa in adjoining counties. "?A ill Ik* in New Market erery Saturday. NOTICE. Tl I tax bill for tho Corporation of W-o'Ntock, VaVi for the year of HK)8 are now made out and ready for pay** Parties desiring to pay will I call at my OaaaS inrourt square After January 1, |faa\ .*> r>er .ont. will be added and collection enforced strictly according to law. Itespeetfullj, M. W. Magibudkk, Tres. Au*. 2e?dec. 30. of Witodstock, Va. The Uses of Adversity. "Grogan." said tbe bend of the de* artment store, eying bim sbarplj, you're quit drinking, haven't yon?*1 Yr*-, si.r.*' -M.*-. ?!? i Um i (1 bead <i Ilbernlan arno worked in tbe pack lg department *'I baven'l taken ? brink av aunytbii - b ngi i tb'n ?ed lay fr tbree ni '?l stn glad to bear it. Grogan. IT to you to stay quit lal how (li.I you break yourself of tbe a bl tr "Be iiit;in' me timmi, nail arid fl am mer wblu I aros packin* ? bos. o' o< tis." '"I don't see how thal c< old cnn uu." "Well, Misther Barker, it eras Inls ?ay. If I'd been sober, d'; I, iv leer bare done lt. bat i wasn't Whi., whacked me thumb Instead av thi all I was thryin' t<? dhrive it made : Hick spot at the root av me thuin! ail. I says te :??? sill G . I'll b ye fr that Ve shan't Ik: brink av aytber beer 'r wbusky until nit black spot bas sy ?AV. il, Nor. lt aros two months befun had growcd i nt to Ihe end & me iamb au' i end cnt it off. an' be thai [me i'd lost nil ms appetite fr I n' wbusky. Thin I says to meself: 'Grogan, 111 'ward ye fr that. Ye're a sober mar OW, sn' ye'll stay sober.' That's tia hole story, sor.**?-Youth's Companion The Russian Joke Teller. Story telling and jesting have ;>] -ays been counted tbe fluorite amuse lents of eetnlbarbatic people. To tie rsl wc owe the MArablan Nights' nd to the second the clowns, wh< formerly the appendage of ni! rent houses, in Russts the paid ?ker still fl mrisbes, and ths i sy so mu h mi hour lo listen lo bli 1 witticisms. He pro elf with two >'T three hundred -. snd, mounting ? rn :-t of ft ?' i thal ne is l. bolce tld mirth provoking lore. He bs - tickets at a penny i <1 \ pi be bas sold enough to war tils beginning he turns hlmsell ooo, and the audience remains ipeP rand by bia hum..rous stories f..r ai ? ur or two. A recent traveler win nc a number of these jokers In St etersburg says, "I listened lo them yeera] times, and, although I eon'.' ot understand one word the Jokei lld, I was sure from the way th ? aa ? ^r< ? ?> -l bli i torlea a ith roar f laughter thal the Jokes were abovf ie i.\ trame." A Practical Joke. He was a wog aiiTl was passing a irge draper's .show in llanchestsr. here, drawn up. were three or four ehlclea, and among them was a clooed rOUgbOn With the driver fast asleep D the box. Evidently the mist res. as inside the shop. Without a won. ie S/Og stole quickly Up and, openiii' ie oorrlsge door, corefuUyaalammed i ). in an Instant the coacbmai trnlghtened himself up and gosad u. ie Street as if Le had never seen any ling more interesting to look at in h. fe. Than he stole a look OTCf bk boulder and saw the wnp standing at iu hand, apparently conn i ?ith some one inside the carriage. 'Thank you, yes. Good g>ruing.' aid the practical joker ai.. bowei imself grsdOUSly away from the dooi arning ss he did so to look at tin oachinan and say. "Home!" "Yes. sir: Tch! Getup!" aadswaj rani the brougham home. Where that home was. who the mis ress of ihe carriage was or what ld or snid when she (ame out of th hop or what the coachman did or aa' rbeU he si Spued at the door of '?home' nd found Hie carriage empty all thai Illy t!ie coachman and the lady know. -London Ti' Bits. Wrong. A mini recently entered a restaurant nd ordered a steak. NY hen the walter ?ned him with it the customer said I'm afraid you'll have to take lt back. ?r I Bod I've come mit without my"? "Purse." of eourse intermiptod the -alter. "No." replied the man, "my false seth!" More Trouble. "What's the trouble now'.'" demand.--! lie janitor. "More heat?" "No," said the tenant of the late>: ky Scraper, "but I want these cloud UShed away from my windows." /ouisville Courier-Journal. Not Like the Play. "Life ain't like the plays." "How now?" 'AYhen 1 go calling no housernal i ver tells me the family history while linking i issos nt the furniture with n ^t'w- r? :?*?<v " St T nwJs Republic. HEALTH INSURANCE The man who insures his life ls wise for his fsmity. The man who insures his health ls wise both for his family snd himself. You msy insure health by guard? ing lt. lt ls worth gusrding. At the first sttsck of dlsesse, which gene rs My spproaches throogh the LIVffR and rnanl feata itaelf in innumerable ways TAKE_?w Tutt'sPills And save your health. Nominating a President. Until thu constitutional amendment of 1804 tbs president nnd the rice pres? ident were roted tor on the same bal? lot, the man witta the second highest number of vote.- becoming rice presi? dent The presidential electors have not always boen chosen by popular rots Before 1800 it was tie- general cus? tom for the state legislatures to choose the electors, and it wss not until isj.s that prealdendsJ electors vere chosen in nearly all the States by popular Note. As late as ]\~d th.* Colorado legislature chose the three presidential (lectors to represent that slate. There ls nothing in the constitution to prevent any state legislature naming Its own etectori without api-eal to the people provided roch a method of election is prescribed by the state laws. From ism to 1MU presidential eau tlMatffl were choses by the members of ((ingress In caucus. In 1821 the electoral college failed ta make a choice from the candidates so submitted, and the matter went lo the house of repre sentatlves. Four years later Termes see's legislature nominated Andrew Jai-kson without any reference I congressional caucus. His opponent, John Quiney Adams, was nominated in the old way, bul that was the end of presidential nominations by congres donal caucus. Gathered Him In. "You look very much excited, dear." lie said when ihe cut' red the parlor where he was waiting for her. "Well, I should think I OUgbt to look ?\( lted." she answered. "I've just had the most awful argument with ma.' And she began to veep hysterically. "Why, what is tba matter, my dar Hm-'?" he Inquired ns be slid sn arm iroond h?-r waist and endeaeored t< loot he her. "What wu the argument?" "Oh, how caa i tell youl sh.* said you were only trifling with me and that you would neeer propose, i d I told her she did you s great Injn for I believed that you would pr. , tonight Bbs said you wouldn't, and i Slid you would, and we had lt hot and beary. Dear George, you will not let ma triumph oeer me, will you?" "YY-why, certainly not." answered Seorge. "I knew lt, my darling." !!:?? di 'ir :-:: ucla tined; ??come, let us go to nu ell her how nundi mistaken abe was." And they did, and ma didn't seem b M v?-ry mu-di broken down over t iffalr, after all. A Little Paint Badly Applied. The Journal . bats lu an article ^n "Napoleon pu the Stage" tells wb) :he play "L'Homme de Deatln" was taken from the stage when its triumph mis al tbe zenith, one evening, ac? cording to tbe story, thc emperor, ac companied by his friend Duroc, went n disguise to tl e i' rte st. Martin ?r. where tbe pie. p was t formed, P.ugene Cheralier appearing is the rnan "f destiny. They bought i box, bul bad hardly entered it when be en,ii r ir broke f< Uh In violent ex< rations aga inst tbe "fool managi :t seemed that ti..' decorators had left n the bOI pots of oil and paint, and ?ito these the emperor had stepped WI. I with rage," ssys the writer, 'he *uabed from Un- bouse and. to make natters worse, was recognised in the obby. No poper mentioned the Incl' lent, bm by order ut the emperor the ?lay was never produced Again, and 'berolier nerer appeared again as the nan of destiny?and all on account of ? little paint badly applied." Passengers as Bouncers. A passenger in a full raliway <-;ir rlage in England bas a nerf ec I legal right t i push away any one else who lief tn gel int" it. This decision was rjeeo I I rlebone police court when i man oomph Ined that he was pushed ?ut of a carriage at Bishop's road sta lon by si leuger, who ssld tbs <-:ir eras full "It is the duty ol' ?ondui lora." said the court, "to see hat Hie ' re n -t o\ ercrowded They are , . ;'. . tfj eotltk d to use ressoi r t to prevent any ono from I : ears when they are fud [f they fail lu avail tbcmselres of this right the I-.-. i are entitled to ict for thomseh 11 " Ths Secret cf Gucoess. motto of aaccess eas given in his tale, told at a banquet: a Swede among the miners in the .vest \\. .* tn tl ;1 for ale, a.'. s striking poy lirt. His fellows thought that there susi be some sorrel to the unusual lucress <>f the Swede ard questioned dm is ro how be siwa; ** *n "reeded li .ot where the gold 'io[.ped Ut. ll. Ay don'1 know ot Ay can tel' nytang ": lal " a iswer |] * Hp. "A uiy kl '? I . ? ? ti dig .' " ' , ? .? lr r I:-.-; BLOOD We live by our blood, and on it. We thrive or starve, as our blood is rich or poor. There is nothing else to live on or by. When strength is full and spirits high we are being re? freshed?bone, muscle and brain, in body and mind?with continual flow of rich blood. This is health. When weak, in low spirits, no cheer, no spring, when rest is not rest and sleep is not sleep, we are starved; our blood is poor; there is little nutriment in it. Back of the blood is food, to keep the blood rich. When it fails, take SCOTT'S EMULSION It sets the whole body going again ?man, woman and child. Send this advertiaeroent. toecthcr with name ol paper In which lt appear*, your address and four cents lo cover poalaae. and wv will send rai a "C?BpkU Handy Alua ot the World.'* SCOTT a BOWN* 409 Paarl SU Wsw Yat* Too Much of a Tease. Plough and Neighbors were chatting on the porch. Mrs. BkMlgh was in the parlor near the window. Blough knew she was listening and wanted to tease her. "Had a little experience today." he said to Neighbors confidentially. "Prettiest little girl you ever saw. She was sauntering along Hie street some feet behind a strolling couple. I was walking faster, and ns I caught up with her I couldn't help looking at her, she wars so pretty. She caught my look and smiled. I hail no Intention of flirting, of course, hut that smile was irresistible. Then our bands touched occidentally, and we let them i linger a minute. She began walking fasi?r to keep up with me, and we d the couple ahead together. When we got some distance a heel of them I mustered up nerve enough to speak. 'Good evening,' I said, and Bhe replied the same very roguishly." There was a swish of skirts In the parlor, and Blough turned In time to Bee his wife vanishing toward the hall. "Thunder!" ho exclaimed. "Of course the little girl was only about six years : old. bul my wife didn't wait lo hoar that. She's graie upstairs to cry now, lad even If she accepts my explana? tion lt means flowers and a party ! dress. What fools we husbands be!"? St. Louis Republic. Spider Cures. In Crn ia spiders are highly esteemer* In the treatment of croup. You get from an old wall the webs of seven Mach spiders -two of which must have the owners sitting lu tbe middle-and pound them up In a mortar with a lit? tle powdered alum. IJhi resulting mixture must then be - lon Ure, and' 'he ashes, when squirted Into the j throat of tbe patient by means of a j bamboo tube, are >.-.:d to effect a cer- j tain and Immediate cure. ? Black spiders ere eridently full of Ina! virtue, for they are la: unplayed in the treatment of ague as s/elL Tn Somersetshire if one Is af Ucted with the unpleasant ailment. the way to get well is to shut up a large black spider in a box and leave lt there tl!! lt dies. At the moment ?f Its disease tbe sgue should disap? pear. In Sussei the treatment ls more ?; the patient DUSt swallow the spider. nert fter nil. t!:'-= rem. dy maj '.ot be so dlsajjn roil "or a Geri nn I I nf ? i . ? i ?. ;::: ?. c ? :' l l.t Ci it- ?: s ? i. ni ite red and ? ri that tin ['i ion i .? jars on u ;???' r>n .! ??? vt. i" rn act ? ' ? ?? . star* ;in alter ?d tbe fla,- I ry - d tifie. n Et ff a new *trl| ? for i sch ad :1 state would soon make tin A new Btar is added 1. I lg on -lu:.-. I f tbe sd f each new state. New Tori American. Force of Hnbit. ?The qa he churcl tunes np i esn't lt?" ? 'l ??-. ' r. t tO titi I C : |\ ely time. i n to the I be si i Where's my ?? lt Oh. yes! Am ! want the 'ii ti rn sud the cow re 11 sud the big rattle." ?? Mercy, Joh::, what are yon g< lo." "Do! Why, I'm | \ ? rout for the ta tor."- I Dd llain I realer. ming t<. I Expected Some Cussing. A West Philadelphia husband had a t comfortably seated himself for ila after ?'.; mer cigar tba other eran ng when his good wife arose anal toot. parrot from tba roon, This done, lbs picked np a couple of eneelopes m.I spproai lied the tdd man, all of rhlch occasioned that gent conalder ible surprise. "Mary.'' said he, "what In the world lld you take that parrot out of the oom torr'1 i was afraid that you might set lim I bad exampJe." answered wifey. "What do you meany demsnded the a ordering husband. "I mean," answered wiley, handing j 'ather the envelope, "thal I have just j v erred my dressmoJrli g and millinery I nlls."-rhilnd* Ipbla Telegraph. The Diving Bell. The celebrated pbilosopher Ajrtssotlf speaks ? f ? diving bel] which was put >ver the lead of the direr, bul there i no proof of the use of tin* b. ll In meian! limes. John Jsesnler. wh? bred in the early part of the sixteenth ?entnry, makes the earliest mention >f the practical use < f the diving bell n Europe. In all probability tbe first ?eal practical use of the diving bail iva*, in tho attempt at rescuing the reasures of tbs Spanish armada off :he English coast MW and on. A Change, "lt Used to 1),* the height of my arab! lon to ru i i . i >r . ar." .*^ald ;i:e war? la i ;? iking man. ? ! \ hat ls tbs heli-'ht of your aru Mti n now friend i sell it.'"- PWladetpbla Inquirer. A .de Causa. MWh::t I .', < trill 1 OS | Mi to be 'onie SttSjOffed b) Herbert'.'" a young !ad\ si rrli od. "Yon don't love lilm nu atom:" ? | too* tbe i andtd reply, "but that horrid Jones i-irl does!" Per Angel. ?T won. ld the sweet roans th!' f, ' u hy I mau bl ? Ol fright ?Uid when bi ? "That." I bachelor, "iu linlhri angel trying to h dd him kirk." Mc kea Him. "An* you aware who I am?" S ire! Iddu't I Just call yon nn old Idiotr-Oleveland iM.'ln Dc:*.'.er. aasjs oia? m% The only baking powder made from ^\ Royal Grape Cream ol Tartar I r# MADE FROM GRAPES greatest healthfuln usefulness. No alu 1 \ WT' f Absolutely PURE Ad tm, l. ... . n Qc w many sp] te fSjy Kre 8 and Adam 2, B Eve 8 and Ad. ... x . ; . Hut If Dre 8 and J2, rill N,,w* lf *} 1 ai.(i Ad is?l '; 12 ! ' t jp/g. ??; i Bwe8 l 1st and A.him 9 i . tbs b 1.023 " S liv. . * . mit I. ? i ? s l s ' j 4 j aeei Kre aol 150. All wi ? . wy ii nd fffoUl ly ti d Adam. rriet*. 812; ..:??? ro Ad If be I 1 1 'J 4 n-fy BO 4 K:".--:v Cit . ? Mai '. ? I ?? .? I i as an ' ' v . a if sue w ma - -:l1 ?,ell re ai rfc I * : * i] . inanlnl marl i ihe young wc m nejecte -:.Av parents as I ;^*r daughters- Wi.;. Ine. Sea Poses. The sea rose bi a leattarjr lf> ure wanlen attadies I setl' t ? :! si ne st rte* i ettoia <?: ssa na it--* Infsney and olUmatelj ? ;l tura about tbrei In ? fftb and an In.h and i half In bc xulth. w quiet and : er water tts opens and lloss i Into t'l -f a large pd ik j sw ?? ti . etcbi an inch rous:, i real . I od* BM ject. As I i ? .L h rs ever. It iflBtely bate leather pod. Southern Spoon Corn Cread. Tour tv>> cupfuls tolling water over i t upful carun k lise mlnu itlrrin- continually: add h lal lesp fnl batter, ma i lui milk, a tras|?oorfnl - r-ogoly, pour Into a v^-rf! sTeused ?jok? ing dlsty and bate tWrtsMivc rrlrso hi hot <f\ m. Beere ta :\ the dish la win. h it ;. baked HTho lo I Ove? burta icd f7ith Kerrory. To efl I me that V 1 take les*o*< to-.millvale his uv... ry " "I hope oot/'osBwered Fanner tDSSei "Ac <a i remember e*Uf] tune that waa sarer wblsiisd.**- Wu.*.i Ington Btv. ^^_?-. jj Q lite Light, ilario? I think Cbollle ls a nssttgntfnl j flamer. Hes so Ugbt on hi.-i feet! LU- I 1 lian?When you Yr litter ae?]ualnte<J , * with CbrtUIe ? DufH dlscorer thal bo'a if* light at both endst -Townand Country, j An nore In >f ddSSSCI ls a prin- | M etpallty In Cfopls^ Macaulay. vin i y Iii j i ? . ! :, r': ? take a ? in exi ri ? itand id roura h.an. You will find it si ilblei Why Net L: an I There ls much mists o the sin of egotism. !!.? Ism ls n-.r a sin. On the otb ?i what of a virtu- u In* ess. Some phoa ileassnt to tl unate for the but If fl leif love, or, rather, the love of i aople's admiration and good will, ? o be estlnrulsbed there would be . o hold society together snd K-* - r> sire impel ns to the ga spring from Individual md culminate in personal profit.?L? - ie's \\ *?'kly. The Retort Courteous. A indy passing through the negro lur.rter In Mobile, Ala., heard sn ' vorrwn ellan ting a dlrgi I me. "Auntie," she ob* rn urnfu! d "Ysssum," ? 'I rn ran lt's i nt'ul. but bj ? ;one Mn' to my own business ' speets lo git lo beabea.** His Luck. "I hoi ?? ? i iga .- di st tot a lozeti girli i ' j mg man. "And always heed ania re, 'hr?" Inquired a holy. ?*Vn no-Hrather lu-cfcsjT* i an rffsjr. "I've never mani d any of hera!** An Order Not O'jeyid. An exasperated hi ng a squad ot recruits, called to I ,t last: "Halt! Just eoms over here, ail of e aud look tl fi urselves. It's a line Ins ye're beauts9, isn't It?** The Resemblance. **I was always Interested In airships nd flying machine*?, so I l?. ssUal a the? iler." "Why did you do that?" **A theater has wings and flies." K ariafa s-al For Indigestion. lavVV-lVJa. Relieves sour .stomach. doit^no? ot the heart. Digests what you eat rAUmHOira^TAR Cuets Colds: Prevents Pneumonia FOR SALE. One np right f> horse stearn engine one 8 horse boiler, suit ible for sa* ino; wood, tutting; fodder, hay corn fa .duck or crusti? ng and grinding corn, one 12 inch Sprout and Waldon french burr nill, one New Holland No. 1 crusher. We also have at all times ali kinds AGRICULTURAL IMPLEMENTS rhe Superior Force Feed Grain ard Fertilizer Trill, Sharple* Jream Separators, Syracuse Harrows. Meam and Gasoline Fugine**, \etnp Manure Spreaders ftc A new car load of the famous Blue Ribbon Buggier, Slimes . ixunaboutJ., &c. Look at our Salem Wagons, and lie convinced hey are the only good wagons on wheels Respect fully. J.H.DOWNEY & SON* MT. JACKSON, VIRGINIA.