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Entered at iiie Tarewell (Va.) postof
flco a? ?c*cond clans mutter.
FRIDAY, - MAY 7, 1.sil7.
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Ajs ANNe>F.\(Ki) in last weak?
issue 1 have? pur?-hasc?l tin? ?>fhV??
of the Clinch Vai.lky Nkws.
I shall continue the paper along
the old lines, toping to utprovo it
if possible, in every respect. The
|>olicy of the pa;?er will continue
to lie Democratic in polities?firm
anel ih?'??led, bur not ntleiisivel;,
part izan?devoted unwaveringly
to the cause of bimetallism with or
without iute:uati(Mial agreement.
I believe first, last an?l all I he
time in he principles of govern
nient as advocated by Win. Jen
iiings Bryan, anel in my stnall wa\
shall aelve?e*ate the* same? unless
future events shall eb'tuonstrate
that he ami his followers are in
It shall Ik? m.v purpose te? give
the peuple a NKW.S paper. T?>
these etuis I ask the sympathy
and eo-operation of my lrienels anel
the? gooel people generally.
I don't believe it gooel policy Of
sense to ge> gaming with a brass
band or agreat flourish of trompeta,
so we close our inaugural right
.1. A. LB8LIB.
What we want Ks* a large sub
script ion list anel \vk mist hayk
it. As a special inducement we
offer the NKWfl Iron. May 1st, t?>
?lau wary 1st, 1898
FOK FIFTY CF. NTS!
Now, h?t tbe subscriptions jnmr in
from all quarters. You need the
pape*, anil we neeel y??ur help.
TO OUR CORRESPONDENTS.
The letters of the corrcspnmlcnts
to the News from the d i li?rent
sections of the e??>uniy ha*e l>.?,?n
enjoycfl each week by the reader*
of the paper, ami we hope, under
the lien management that they
?ill continue their good work from
week to week. We want goe??l
correspondents from every post of
fice in tire county, anel are willing
to pay tliera.
CiiAiKMAr? Hl!yse?n has calleel
a inectiiig of the ?State Democrat
re Committee to meet e?n the? 20th
to decide on the time* ami plaee
for holding the gubernatorial 00B*
rent ion, etc.
The present tDOWth is an inter?
esting one in the polities of the
State. There? an* to be twe> im?
portant events, first the elections
on the fourth Thursday, ami the
other the meeting of the State
Committee, ?o fix the time, plac??
ete, for holding the? State Conven
tion, to nominate Candidates lor
Governor, Lieutenant Governor
am! Attorney General. The prin?
cipal interest in the May elections
will center in the constitutional
convention quest ie?n. Wise men
differ on this question, and the
]?eople of the state, irrespective of
party affiliation or preeljudicc
should give the question serious
thoaght. We are thoroughly eon
vittced that our Constitution might
lie greatly improved by wise ami
judicious revision, and if is to be
done why is not this a good time
to do iit
A STRENUOUS DENIAL
The following telegram, says
tire Hoanoke Times of last Satur?
day, received iu Hoanoke yester?
day explains away that lSluefield
ghost si o ry;
"Philadelphia, l?a., April _:?*.?
I). H. Matson, Koauoke: Repeat in
Blue he hi Telegraph of yesterday
regarding )oss of contracts is abso?
lutely unfoundeel. We have not
lost any orders ami have more
contracts booked now than we
cured all last season. We have
forty-three vessels chartered, ag?
gregating 67,14'K) tons.
CASTS Kit & ClTliliAX."
Tbe Bluefield Telegragb, being
on the ground, was suppossed to
?now the facts, ami hence its say
iiig?, concerning the shotting
down of the business of the N. ?&
W. 11. 11. in the coalfields were
copied far and wide*, ami prodnc
ed no small stir. We are glad to
know the facts, and that things
will move on with their usual se
flubst-ribc for the NEWS.
?i / er ri ble Earthquake.
W?,T. THOMAS, West Indies, Msy
1.?Full report? were receive?, today
from the Island of St. Christopher,
popularly called St. Kitt?, of severe
earthipiako shock? that were felt
there Thursday. Wonl aiso comes
from ?lie adjacent island? of Antiqua ?
ami Montserrat that m ?sniic di*
tin bances were eipei i<n?*ed theie
from Friday until last Monday The i
worst shock was on lust Su inlay ev
e.iing, when many building? v.
thrown down and ?lestroyed
These terrible convulsions of na
ture caii8e?l great alarm ami special
services were held in all the church
???, at which prayers were offered up
f?f ?urine protection.
TEBBIBLE DAMAGE DONK.
At Point a Pitre, the principle
toara and port of Guadaloupe, the
shocks were very severe about a
qasjrtst past 10 oYIock on Thursday
morning, They Isstsd for 40 s< c
omis, ?luring which bii?T space a ter
riblo amount of tlamage was dono.
Houses und churches were thrown
ilo'.vn on every ?Ids, burying their
unfortunate occupants in the ruin?.
Tic shocks were so unexpected
and sudden that the people could do
nothing for several minutes, but
slood waiting to see if there would
be any more.
At leugth when they ha?l ventured
to make un investigation it STM dis
covered that 40 people had been
killed by falling timber and stones.
Over a hundred houses had bsSB
totally destroyed, and from the
ruins the authorities removed 10
persons who had bien seriously, and
i.i ninny cases, fatally injun'd.
ITi'.LIC PLAGES CLOSED.
The iilarin 1ms bssfl sOgSOStsJ that
all stores an 1 puhlic ofiie? is have
been clossd, and although BSrth
quakes are fretpn-nt in these instan?'
es it has been yssr? since such a se
ver? one bas been felt.
The QossrtSOC and his staff attend
ed lbs fuosrsl of the victim*? which
lied many sorrowful BCSsMS.
Husbands had lost tliiir wives, wives
lost their husliands an?! children,
ami in some cases whole families
had been swept out of existence.
Prolonged shocks were als.i f? 11
in the ishiml of Dominica at the
same time No ?lainage is ripoittd
from there, and it st'cins to BSSS
stopped at that point. No repolis
have been rectaiysd ye! from, the rest
of the islamls arouinl h?*r?>, and it i*
not known whether they have suffer
ed or not.? By Anderson J. Born in
Now York -lournal.
The shoi'k was f?lt hero (*uit?i ?lis
tinctly by a number of our psoplc
on Moiulay ?if this week about noon.
Very few realize?!, however, that it
was an earthquake, and didn't get
seared uutil they B*St*S tu'd what the
trouble wm hours ufuu wards. lv.?>ry
unusual noise or shaking uow, is ?if
course, an earthquake, mid many
people are still ?xciteil. ?
Semi your address to H. K. Buck
leu & Co., CHlfosgO, ami gi't n tree
sample tiox of Dr King*? New Life
Pills. A trial will convince you of
their merits. TbSSS pills st*S easy in
action ami are particularly effective
in the cure of Constipation ai.?l Bid*
Headai'he. Lor .Malaria and Liver
troubles they have proved invalua
ble. They aro guarantvcil to bs pet*
feetly tree from every delstsrioCM
substance ami to be purely ve-geisble.
They do not weaken by tlu'ir action.
but by giving tone to .stomach and
bowels greatly invigorate the ?j >
tcni. Regular si/.c L'?o. per box.
Sold by A. F. Hargravc.
The farraer? have commenced
Miss Nannie Harrison has been
teaching school for Mr. W. G. Ta
bor during his absence, iu Pocahon
ta , Va.
Miss Mollie Bruster, who has
been staying with her uncle, Mr.
Whitt Low is very ill, but we hope
she will soon recover.
The candidates are ae thick as
grasshoppeis iu the summer time,
Oneofonr good neighbors, Mrs
Mary Prallt has moved to Peach
Fork. We hate to lose her.
Mrs.Mack Mitchell lias been very
ill lor sometime but we hope she
will soou recover.
We have just started np a largs
Sunday school here, Faint Tom and
Pretty B. S. are the Superintend
ants. Make her fly, old Bachelors.
Miss Lizzie Johnson, the da ugh
ter of Thos. Johnson, of Pounding
Mill is staying with Mrs. M. M.
Haukius of this place.
Old Va. Hustler.
i ft? fae?
of k^*<*7%^/<?4cJUA? ****???.
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af Cat^?vVZ/<UC*UK ?????
The Tennessee Centennial.
The Tennessee Ceateuial was
formally opened in Naabtilie on May
lut. President McKinley pressed
tbe button in the White House at
Washington which started the wheel?
of the machinery _ud formally open
ed the ??? -s.
This celebration is in comtuenfvra
tion of the one hundredth auniver
sarv cl the1 a?lmi^sion of tbe ?State
into th? Union, and siso to exhibit
the various resources of tbe State.
The papers ueport great crowds in
attendance. The exhibition will last
Quite a nice time was had on Tnes
day evening, at the home of Dr. J.
T, Cooloy. The occasion was a par
tv given complimentary to Mis
-I unie Cool?.y und Nannie St Clair,
The you jg people bud a good time,
and the occasion will be pleasantly
There was ejuite a pleasant "Su
[?rise party" at the residence of Mr.
D. H. Litz, on Tazewell Avenue la*-t
Frid iv evening. A large number of
young folks matched in, without
warning, aud took possession of
the premises. An enjoyable time
was had. The latch string bangs out
side at Bro. Lit/.'s.
BURKE S GARDEN.
Btit?ssQsxden, Va?, April 20.
The picnic last Saturday was post
poned on account of rain
Quite a number of the young j.eo
pie took dinner at Mr Jos. S. Moss's
Sunday. Xoung people learn where
they OSO get a gooel ?linner and have
u gay time. When ?ball wo meet
Ms Pearl Bospp is at her uncle
John (?use's thiH week.
My! My! Is it not bard for one
boy to take his two best gilt- to th?
'same picnic, whim the girls li VO tofl
miles ??part anil Buchanan's Knot
In t \? o id
Hiuk's Garden Academy people
are making preparation for com
neneesssatv whisk ?ill bo on the
2Mb. Ili? eirels will Mitertsin out
night. Kveiy body is invited?
Mi Joe? S. Moss ami lady nie vis
iting friends and relatives iu Thomp
sou's valley this week.
() ii frisad sad msrehsnt. .Mr. Re
?man luis leal in his applie-atioi
to join the 1? (1. Club. Ws wish hin
It was a sight to behold to se
Henry lv? lly ?Sunday. Ha was pu!
ling those strings and halloin;
whoa! as if he was DSOd to it
Pool sheep that have lost thei
?it?- shiveiing. 1 call this e-ail
?hearing cruelty to dumb boesh
Why not the OOnrtl set the* day t
jabear, and protect khsSS innocei
uiiil OSoful animals?
What w.ts the oause of Dob M
Idling his sister that ''lu* had to p
Hear Town, to salt cattle last Satu
day"'? I- gue-.-s he ?-.\peet?'?l both e
l?is girls at Um picnic. There wasn
? steer ou Bear Town to salt.
Farmers that have planted cor
?re like the owl, "There is no earl
worm*1 but snow.
The "big man" took his <?irl to tc
his mother. St ami back boys un
glee Mike all the rope ho wishes, 1
will hung himself. See.
J. R. Crockett. Br. is in Wyti
. showing Tssswell men the a
vantage of Wythe Co. lands t
hopes to make several large sales.
The girls, boys aud goat that vii
ted the home of our Bland C
friends. Mr. and Mrs Suiter repo
qnite a ?oily trip. While there tl
i youngsters went failing. One of tl
I young lalie-i caught a tine trout th
i wore k'i !d sp-cks.
Mr. J. M. Knapp is preparing
take care of his h.?y, so as to coi
mand the highest market \ rices, 1
building sheds. Who v.11 be the DC
to step in the direction of success.
The apples arc not killed in Burki
Mr G. W. Moss fays he has co
that was planted in March anil st
untouched by the .'tost.
II. Q. Thompson, J. P., went
.Tazewell t ?day. Can anybody t
how many J. P"e we are to have in
G. this time? We need more th
we have liad.
J. H. T?says he is tired of ridi
sheep to town. He bought quit
W. S Crockett is at home after
absence of several months. He ?
poete to be s caudidate for his <
Mr. B M Lawson bought quit
nice cruikshank from the west,
fancies and has, the best cattle m
ey can boy.
Mrs. H. B. Groseclofe has re tu
ed from Marion.
Our frieud J. T. Peery ie in
Garden, gathering wool for M.
feery & C
Brother Ruff, of Taeewell, preach*
mS a good sermon for us last Sunday.
Eaqr. Thos Bowell is contempl?t
ing buying real estate in Wythe Co.
Burks Garden will lose one of her
I Know Who.
POUNDING MILL, VA.
Pouudiug Mill, Va.. May 5, 1897.
We had quite a snow storm here
Sunday afternoon and night but snow
melted rapielly, ot.ly about two inches
remained over ui?.:ht. A*i there was
no freeze, no injury was done to
fruit or gardeu truck.
Itev. J N. Ilarman. Tazewell,
preached here Saturday night and
Sunday. Owing to the inclement
sreether very few had the pleasure of
hearing him Saturday night, but
Sunday tbe house was well filled.
B ?th sermons wer? highly appr?cia
ted by tbe hearers Mrs. Ilarman
acoompanied him. They spent the
night with ber sister, Mrs. J. M.
Lamhe-i t, and dined Suuday at W.
Mr. and Mrs. C. P. a?*d R. S. Wil
Hams attended tbe funeral and bur?
ial of their cousin Miss Kate Laird,
!ar Bluff yesterday at 3 p. m.
We? ato sorry to note tbe terious
illness ed Mr. Jacob Scott, who was
taken very suddenly last Saturelay
evening*. He has bronchitis and
Mis L Ooie Murrt.ll came up from
the? Blue Sulphu.- Inn, Cedar Bluff,
Friday and remained till Sunday af
terhoou with her friend Mis. W. B
?The change of Schednle makes al
Bger trains due hero in the a?'
ternoon, which makes it very incon
venicut for us.
Miss?s Boas ami Klla Ferrol
?peni Sunday with their ?ieeer, Mrs
1*. If. Alder, the latter returnee
with them to spend a few ?lays.
Miss Beheeea Davis bas move*
the poetoflaoe into the new buiUlinj
OppOSitC el? pot.
Rev. Harteos is aow clerking fo
Drs. W. K. Iiaxlorand Geo. Wil
iiains leal Sat urda y rgafled t Vie sure
ol Mr Bhelteo, who was badly burn
ed lust fall, with flesh from some o
Miss Mary and Mr. John MeGra*.
and Mr. Frtrell and others of Steeh
burg, attended church here Sunda"
Mr. T. EL K. Chrietie sang wit
the cheiii Boaday S oruing. His tenc
voice greatly improved th?; singing.
The w? t weather which began Sa
unlay has caused the death of man
a pool little chick. We leer fryei
will Tie Scarce in these parts.
NOW TO FIND OUT.
Fill a bottle ?>r common water gla
with arise and lei it stand twenty-foi
hours; a sediment or settling indiostei
dieeaesd eonditwb of the kklaeys? \Vh<
urine stains linen it is poeitise evideu
Of kidney trouble. Too fre?pieut desi
to urinate or pain in the back., is al
convincing proof thai the ki?lueys ai
bladder are out of order.
WHAT TO DO*
There is comfort in the knowledgo
often ezpreeeed, that Dr. Kilmei
Bwamp Boot, the great Sidney reme?
fulfills every wish in relieving pain
the peek, kidneys, liver, bladder ai
every other pa?*! Of the urinary passai
It i-orreets inability to hold uriee S
scalding pain in p?eing it, or bad i
[?Ota follow use of liepior, wine or bei
and overcomes that unpleasant n?ecee
ty of being compelled to get up ma
times during the night to urinate. T
mild and the extraordinary effect
Swamp-Root is soon realized. It star
the highest for its wonderful cures
th? most distressing cases. If you nc
a medicine you should have the b?
Sold by diuggists price fifty cents a
one dollar. For sample bottle and pa
phlet. both sent free by mail, ment
flinch Valley News anel send yourf
post-office rddrriss to Dr. Kilmer & C
1'inghampton, N. Y. The proprietor
this paper guarantee the genuineness
I have for sale three Poland Ch
boar pigs, farrowed October 20, 1?
These pigs are thorough bred and pe
groe furnished with each sale. Wj
A. J. May, Ji
The Shakers hwve made a discov
j which is destined to accomplish im
-good. Ren!izing that three fourths
. all our sufferings arise from atom
j troubles, that the country is liten
! filled with people who cannot eat :
? digest food, without subseeiuentiy i
? fering pain and distress, and that m
are starving, wasting to mere skelet
j b?3cause their food does them no g<
tin*y have devoted much study
I thought to the subject, and the re
j is this discovery of their Shaker Di
i tive Cordial.
A Jittel book can be obtained f
! your druggist that will point out
? way of relief at once. An invest
tion will cost nothing and will re
in niu? i? good.
Children all hate to take Castor
but not LAXOD. which is palataqle
1 ltipans Tabules cu?e bad breath.
?'ve Just iad a Glass of
With Syrup from a Porcelain Container and Mitchell's Transparent Ice shaved in
it, and that is what makes* me gay and happy. Go ?nd get a glass that'll cu*fe
that tired feeling.
OUR SODA WATER Is Good Enough, Sweet Enough Cold Enough for Anybody
Tazewell Drug Co.,
GEO. H. LANDON, Manager.
By virtu?' of th?- authority v?'sted in
me as trust?*?', in :i certain ?!c??<l ,?f trust
BXSOtttsd by lit*' West Graham Wood
Working Company, a corjKiralion of
the Slat?* of Virginia, to me a? tr?ste??.
dssed th.- -Sth ?lay of November, 18
??ml recor?l?;?l iu the Clerk*s Office of
the ('?unity C?>urt of Tazo well (bounty.
Virginia, in deeil bt>?jk No. IS, page 90,
??onveying th?' prOfBTSfcr hereinafter Sa>*
acribad to the undersigned truste?* to se?
ctil?' to the Batik of Grahain. a corpora |
tion of the State of Virginia, the pay-,
?assit of a partais bond bsssmmssI by the
West Graham Wood Working I 'oii.pany.
bSBflnfJ ttaSe OS the S8tsl Of November,
1891, Bad being f?)r the payment of Pisa
Thousand Dollars on the Beth day of
May, 1SU3, or for any ISSsfSrsl of ttsS
said bond which the said Bank of Qra- |
ham mi^lit .-ee Bt to permit the said I
West Graham Wood W?irking Com-!
pany to make from time to tiui?'. and
mid default baring BBSS made in tin?
payment of said bond in accordance t<i
the terms ther?'of and being reijiiire?! s?i
to do. Jiy#th?? sa"?l Bank of Graham. 1.
8. M. Graham, trust?*?', will, on the
17th Day of May, 1897,
h 'tween the hours ?if ? and 1 o "clock p
m.,??ni life premises hereinafter desciib
e.l. m the town of Graham, Virginia.
BffOBSSd to BSll Sl public auction totbs
bighe?t biddsr, the pnamrcj conreysd
by ?aid deed of trust, ??insisting of two
OSftstB tracts Of pal.Ifl Of ISOal togeth
SI with th*? building? thereon and all
th?- naacbinery hrirninafter npeniflsd
Said traits ?,f laml ailjotn BSOb other,
and BIS .situate on the north sid<- ?>f
Wright's Creek in the Ctiunty of Taz?
eTSll* StStS of Virginia being the lands
ou which the manufacturing ?stalilish
ineut of the West (iiaham Wood Work
ing Company is located; one of said
tracts ?ir parcel? of land contains one
and 5-100 acres and was eonveyetl by
deetl of geiu-ral warranty, bearing ilat?*
OB the 81st day of October, 1-91. from
the ??raham Land and Improvement
Co. to th?* N. llockman Manufacturing
Co. ,sai?l deed is of record in thsClcrkS
Office of the County Court of Ta/ewell
County, the other of baid tracts or par?
cels of land contains thirty-seveu one
hundr?*?lths acres and was conveyed by
and of general warranty, bearing date
on the - day of-,1S91. from
the WVst (?raham Land an?l Impnive?
ment Co. to the N. liockuian Manufac?
turing Company, said ?leetl is ?if record
in the Clerk "s Ollice of the County
Court of Tazi'well County and fora
more particular description of sxiitl
tracts or jiarcels of land reference is
hereby made to the said ?leed? to the N.
Hixkman Manufacturing Company ,sai?l
tracts Off parcels of land were conveyed
by the N. Hockinan Manufacturing
Company to S. ftl. Graham, trust e. ami
by S. If. (?raham. trustee, to the We-t
Graham Wood Working Company.
The said machinery consists of one
Engine, One Boiler, Two Turning
loathes. One No. 16 Jointer, One Swing
Saw, One new Emery Grind??, One old
Emery Grinder. One self feed Rip Saw.
Two Planing Machima, One re Saw and
Counter, One Cut-Off Saw, one Jointer,
One Surface Planer. One Moulder, Ten
Oil Tanks. One Tongueing Machine,One
Mortiser f?>r sash and doors, One Sash
Dove Tailer, One new Moulder, One
Glue Ranger, One Lathe Saw, Two
Blind Staple Machine?, One No. 12
Jointer. Two Mitre Jack?,One Harching
doss and saab Machine, One Pulley
Mortising Machine, ?fee., One Shaper
and Counter, One No. 36 Band Saw,One
Scroll Saw, One Pannel Polisher, one
Pannel Raiser, one Rip Saw,wood table,
one Cut Off Saw, iron table, one Cut
Off Saw, wood table?, one Lumber Pol?
isher, two Iron Door Clamps, one Blind
Borer, one Blipd Mortiser, one Tenant
Machine, one Mortise Machine, Piping
and steam trap for Dry Kiln, 22?? feet of
Shafting, two Coupling?, forty hangers,
twenty collar?, ten ?newer head?, six?
teen woo<l pull?}?, one Picket pointer.
t m enty-eight iron pulleys, oue ctHUBter
?haft, one Splryed Saw, one viec, all
Butts and Beats for machine?, one fr.'ime
for ?wing cut-off and Tinning I^ith?-.
all WOodefl Shifters for belting, one
glass table, three additional iron pul?
leys, one brnckett patern. all boneh
jaws and screws, an?1 all belting now
in use e?n said machinery.
TERMS OF SALE.-Cash in
hand as to so much of the purediase
money as may be n? ? ?skiiv to pay the
expense ol executing this trust and to
pay ?>tT ami daStbarge th? said boud
with interest, and as to the balance, if
any. opee raen terms as th?> West Ora?
ham Wood Working Company may dft*
S. ht OH AH AM. Trustee.
151 other standnrd ]><'rfornnrs.
1st dam, l'laneiia. by Planet.
_nel dam. La Henderson, by
3rd dam, Kitty Clark, by
4th dam, Miss Obstinate, by
5th dam, Jennie Slammerkin,
5tl) ?lam, Paragon, by
7th dam, Indiana, by ?Columbos.
PLANATEER'S brooding aud in
dividieilitv are of the very best. Parti? f
lia vim* Fancy Boy, Rob Roy. Lord (bor?
d?n. Spend rift. Black Diamond *ud Miet
uight nutres should not fail to accept of
TERMS-$10.00, CASH. Fco
heretofore has boon ?50.00. Mares prov?
ing not to l.v in foal chu he returned dur?
ing the 8?iason of 18y8 aud served free.
WALTON STOCK FARM.
Falls Mills, Va.
F. G. & M. McKENZiE
Jewelry, Watches, Clocks
We are selling Jewelry cheaper than it
has ever been sohl in Tazewell.
Call and s??e us.
Having learned the Watchmaking
and Jewelry butdnes? in a large city es?
tablishment I am prepareel to do all
kinds of repairing. All work guaran
WANTED-SEVERAL F AITHFTJL
men or wom??n to ?ravel for resspon
sibh' ISjalllsitieit bouse la Virginia. Sal?
ary ??780, payable $15 weekly sn?l ? .t
pe UM s. Position jiernianent. Refer?
ence. Eaclo tddrssssd atsmp-d
I envelopo. The Xatiouul. Star Buildi? ?j",
Tazewell Hardware Co
Offers special induce?
ments in Farmer's
MechAnic's & Build?
er's Hardware and
Agr'l Implements. >
Now is the time to ?subscribe for
Taooarell, Va., May 1st 1867.
First National Bauk of Bluefield
vs. ) In Chancery
Clinch Valley Coal aud Coke Con*panr,
To First National Bank of Blue-field.
Clinoh Val lev Ci>al and Coke Company,
W, H. aaoOee, S. W. Nowlin, J. P.
Kroll. A. P. Rally, ailmiuistrator of,
J. 1'. Kell? d?c'd., T. H. Gritrith. Allen
C. Pack, administrator of Charle? E*.
Taek. deed., S. J. Tonkin. W. D. Kroll.
B. W. Perkins. Hiram VV. Sibley, and
-Beariager, partners under the a
l'un? uni style of Sible?y & Bearinger,
Aim F.. Nanos W. V. Nanee, Mrs. Lou
Boweii Kroll, lames O'Ki'etTe. James
K. Mann. Green H Nowlin, R. F. Liad
.!. A. Clark, T. D. Berry. Frank L.
Jamee. W. L. Kerl. R. Wa t?*r Dichen
60n. William Moody. John Izard. Guy
M. Lsnghorn adminJetrsto* e?f \y. Ji.
McKinney. dec'?l., William Calloru, A.
T. Brewer and-Brewer hi? st?n. part?
ners under ihe firm and style of A. P.
Brewer <v Son. Qeoraje L. Burrow?,
ce IS'. llau|>tinan,Sydney N. Haupt
inan. Annie 11. Hauj?tnian. (???orge D.
Hauptmaii and B. W. StrastrusU*?'. and
to any ami all persons having debt??
against the Clincli Valley ?Joal and Coke?^
You Will Take Notice,
that the undcr?jign?*?l, one of the coru
lnissimuis of the Circuit Court of Taz??
well County, to w?.?jui was referred the
above style cause by a decree rendered
therein by the said Court at its April
| term 1897, to take an account and r?*
I port therein, has fixed on the
2d Day of June 1897,
;.t Ilk ?dike, at Taaewell Va., as the*
time and place to execute said deer??*?1
and reporta? follows?-vis; The out
?tanding indebtt*dne?a of tbe- Clinch?
V.dley Coal and Cok? Company and
the character of such indebted n?s?; who
are the stockholder? of tbe Clinch Val?
ley Coal and Coke ?Company and the
number of ?bare? held by each; the res?
idence of each stockholder and what
each share repre*ents;who w ere the orig?
inal stockholders in said Cooipauy ?n?i
now bold such original stock; who hodl
as assignees and from whom they pur?
e-based: how much was paid by each re
spi*ctive stocklmh'er on the shares now
held, and he>w much is still owin^ there?
on; who of the stockholdei s are solvent
and who of them insolvent; what suat
will have to be. paid by each *-to?vkhol?l
er to pay off the indebtedness of the
Clinch Valley Coal aud Coke Company;
what disposition has been made of tho
collateral which was held by the Com
p aira it Bank by reason of tbe lo; n g\
| maele to the defendant Compauy; the **
contract between Clinch Valley Coal
ke Company and the subscriber*
to stock aud stockholders of said Com?
pany; how the by-laws of said Company
; provided for the assignment and trans?
fer of the st? ck o' said company ; wheth
[ er or not the complainant by or through
i any officer or agent or otherwise, had
notice of the contract or contracts be
I tween said company and the original
i subscribers to Btoek and the stockhold?
ers of said company: the date, term?,
! stipulations aad eonelitions of the con?
tract between the Clinch Vsllley Coal
and Coke Company and -the Norfolk ?fe
Western Railroad Company, mentioned
in the answer of Jas. O'Keeffe; whether
or not the said contract between the
defendant Company and the Norfolk Sc
West? rn Raiiroad Company was assign
ed by tie Clinch Valley Coal and Coke
Company to complainant, aud if no tho
t rn s and conditions of such assign?
ment: the number and amount of bonds
of the d?fendent Company deposited
with complainant as 3ol lateral for the
debt iu the bill mentioned, when same
I was deposited and the the terms aud
j conditions of such deposit; and any
| other matters which he may he request
! ed to report upou, iu writing, by any
S arty int?*i ??steel, or deemed pertinent
y the Commissioner. " AH evidence
before the Commissioner will be taken
in writ ng and filed with bis report.
J. H. ?STUART
rnleatonsr In Chancery of Tazewell