ON COUNTY NEWS.
ti ttiv wt'd of corn nnd wait
i. lite iow fallitiKnndtlieicoiiiira.v
, Kt. iu hiding place, lleor the
' (je wild tempest sweep o'er mile
s iw mile
en lundncape. WaUih the raln
n cloud vial
,,. fty above It, and the fitful beam
'I'hnlltfht thwart the field until a
1i:0it pwn nhoot up to greet thy
li,to! Ood" iniiuole In wrought
',. Jf from death -from Iosh, moHt
' jrondrous gain;
1,hlrnfleld glitter with Its golden
rjriiie same land where late the
itorm and rain
"m the bare, brown earth. Thy
m lowing e'er,
OKie but to wait and pray lest fulth
)niou thy seed of love, O heart,
1 hud wait!
I. igh It Ho hidden, though thy
n loubts and fear
r( ,iiper to thee 'tis lost and thy sad
lithe icebound soil or bitter fate,
t" the eed will live; spring sets
Ml .ho gate
s,te wide open. See, though hid
, ' tor years
S sWk the light of love! Its tin
' Jer spears
)afclailden thy sad eyes at last,
; f.tat the blade perchance and not
jd( Je bloom.
tne God seeth that love's flower
d to perfection this side of the
tl pmb, ;!
:pdpeedeth for Its growth the puror
J gweet paradise; after earth's
'ihathjits blossoming, not here,
issioner Plessinger Vis
Former Fulton County
People in Illinois,
i ST TRIP ON A RAILROAD.
ih in d Aaron Hill, Barton and Ollie
John and Jackson Morgret,
11(1 onli Smitli, Maude Winters
f and Others.
"y feiger, of Whips Covo, re
3'a $ home a few days ago from
l'J' 9 where ho had been visit-
ends. He was accompanied
jtrip by Master Elmer Hill,
Moaes Hill, of Blue Mound,
mm.; Elmer lias his home
miilis grandfather, Mr. Abram
, ' jiger, of Whips Cove. Moses
rkijft son of the late Morgan
unit Bethel township, and was
o d to Rachel, daughter of
t lt.it. Plessinger. She died
ar jfou years ago, and the son
:ull'iwa brought to make his
in, With his grandfather. His
fart Mpses Hill, has boen suf
) jttffori some time with a par-
uralysis of the lower limbs,
mlas his desire to see his
! mttledMr. Albert Plessiug
or jiade the trip.
Hill is associated in busi
c;ilfiuh his brother Aaron and
uttbu&n named Crow running
,.t.,e ielevator business and
fag thousands of bushels of
int"Rni other cereals.
,S) ,fes and Aaron live together
jlie'Jiehf sister Mary keeps
j for 'them.
'tt.lef mention of other well
i, iiFulton county people vis
lupj Mr. Plessinger is found
ht ey Morgret, married to
t j4authter of Cornelius Diehl
ws;fJH Cove lives ona farm noiir
oulid. They have a very
hopie and are doinir well.
iloiifou JDiehl, brother of Mrs.
tet owns a nice home and
Blue Mound. He is one
leading teachers in that
a salary of fifty dollars a
He is married to an Illi-
0y and they have one child,
itnr nine years of age.
I-iehl, daughter of Mr.
t'sJ Samuel Diehl of the
v i in the same city. She
i' ! to a gentleman named
1 iQbbins. They own and
i i'$ce home.
' jirgret, brother of Har
1 'gret of Belfast town-
W ' I and lives on a big farm
Jht miles from Blue
M well off. He has
Iren at home yet two
I Morgret, brother of
iiUy.er Morarret of Ibis
county, lives with his son-in-law
Greer. He is quite much afflict
ed with cancer in his throat. His
wife has been dead some time.
John Smith, another Whips
Cove man, married to Jane,
daughter of John Winter, and sis
ter of Levi, lives four miles from
Blue Mound. Mr. Smith owns
two tracts of land, on one of which
his son Clem lives.
Five miles from tin; city lives
Maude Winters, daughter of
David Winters of Bethel town
ship. She is married to Mr.
William Adams, who owns nnd
lives on a good farm and they
have a very comfortable home.
From Blue Mound Mr. Ples
singer visited his brother-in-law,
William Hess, who lives near
Sheffield, one hundred and fifty
miles north. Mr. Hess went out
to that State about nineteen years
ago, and has been very prosper
ous. Besides a good farm he has
eight good horses, forty head of
cattle, and is just gathering eigh
ty acres of as line corn as one ev
or sees. Mr. Hess is married to
an Dlinois lady. They have five
children three sous and two
Mr. Plessinger attended at De
catur, what they call out there, a
Corn Carnival. It is much the
same as our County Agricultural
Fairs not Fulton county's. He
also attended a protracted meet
ing that the Christian people
were holding. It had boon going
on for seven weeks, and about
fifty persons had united with the
church. What was new to Mr.
Plessinger was, a baptistery in
the church a pool in which the
converts were immersed. The
leading preacher was a woman
who seemed to have much power
for good over her audiences.
To say that Mr. Plessinger was
delighted with the people he met
in Illiuois and of their generous
hospitality is putting it mildly.
He thinks too, that it is a grand
section of country.
The distance; from Hancock to
Blue Mound is one thousand
miles. ' His ticket out cost him
SUT.iiO; and back, 10. OH. We
suppose the reason they charge
less to come back is, that they
know one who takes a trip west
has a good deal less money when
he is about to start for home than
when he left home.
While Mr. Plessinger is old
enough to be out of the draft, he
had never been on a railroad train
before, and is much pleased with
that way of traveling.
People who always stay at
home never know how much they
miss; and when one takes a trip
away and sees what exists out
side of his own locality, ho is led
to wonder why he does not travel
more. Everyone spends, unnec
cessarily, money euough to give
them at least one enjoyable trip
that would be worth half a lifetime.
THE AUTUMN FAIRY.
DEATH OF AN AO EI) AND WELL
- KNOWN STOCK DEALER.
A QUESTION OF TALK. j OOGOOOOCOOOO OOOOOOOCOOOC OO
BY LAUUA M. All!).
Theorigiual "boucaniers" were
a wild and picturesque gang.
To the waist they were generally
clothediu a sunburned and weath
er beateu skin, and they wore pan
taloons of a course linen, dyed and
stiffened with the blood of bulls
and pigs and held up by a belt of
rawhide, stuck full of deadly kuiv
es. Their apparel terminated in
pigskin boots and no stockings,
and they carried a long barreled
firelock, loaded with ounce balls
They were animated witha com
moil hatred of the Spaniard, that
iu their eyes justified any attack
upon his person or property, and
by a wild sort of attachment to
each other in their perilous lives,
which led to their being known as
the "Brethern of the Coast."'
When the Spaniard drove them
into the career of marauders upon
the sen, the word buccaneer took
a new meaning, though they were
also known as freebooters. This
was a mongrel English word,
"buiten" being Butch and "bue
teu" Gernftiu for plunder. Of
this word the French made "fili
buster," with the s silent, and
then softened it to "filibuster,"
which the Spaniards modified in
to filibustoro. So we finally got
the word back, with a new mean
ing and a special application as
II cr WvuknvKH.
Ho This shoe doesu 't lit.
a bigger on..
She (severity) No, sir; bring
me the same size a little larger.
She is not as sweet or coquet
tish as her younger sister,
Spring, who swings her daiuty
blossom-wreaths to the love-notes
of the birds and coyly whispers
love to violets.
She does not Kssess the geutle
grace of blushing, rose-sweet
Summer, yet she has her own h?
culiar, witching charms, a melan
cholly sweetness, subtle and in
definable ns the fragant broathof
Grape-crowned, she sits in pen
sive loveliness; a tinge of sunset
resting on her brow, while into
her spacious lap, she gathers the
golden wealth of the dying year.
She shakes the dew-jewels from
her hair and dips her magic wand
in dyes of brilliant hue, scatter
ing her autumn spleuder in riot
She turns the russet corn to
burnished gold and silvers the
crimson fringe of sumac with the
wild cotton's silken tufts. With
rosy-tipped fingers, she paints the
Virginia creeper's graceful ten
drils and waves the scarlet ban
ners of maple, lieveliug in wild,
riotous carnivals of color, amid
the amber and gold of the chest
nut, the llaming red of the gum
tree, the lemon of the hickory, she
drapes her forest-halls iu Orient
al scarfs and hangs her gorgeous
tapestry ujxm the hills.
She stains the p lished cheeksof
luscious apples iu streaks of red
and yellow and green; she molds
the pumpkiu in solid gold and
powders the grape with its deli
lier rustling garments stir the
rich plumes of golden-rod that
bend caressingly to star-like as
ters, fringing her sylvan paths.
Into the laps of lichen-covered
rocks she shakes the brown nuts
and spreads her dainty king-cups
over the table of the woods. Shy
rabbits and cunning squirrels
come skipping to the feast and
bear away the viands to their
homes in hollow trees.
Dryads wrap their limbs iu the
gray bark of trees and listen,
from amid the bubbling sap, to the
farewell songs of homeward fly
ing birds, whose liquid notes min
gle with the mournful rustle of
Through veils of purple, dreamy
haze, como melancholy breezes
freighted with the odor of ripened
fruit. From out the leafy glades,
"where twilight dwells at uoonduy,
float the recriminating notes of
katy-dids and the low, sweet call
of the hermit-thrush comes from
Through curtains of gold, the
frolicking sunbeams fall nestling
among tho velvet linings of empty
burrs peep into tho opal tinted
crypts of cotton pods or touch
with gilded fingers, tho delicate
bloom of the grape.
But the fairy-wand soon loses
its magic power and oue by one
her transient glories fade. Low
winds blow over the dying flowers,
murmuriug a sad requiem, and
fortelling tho approach of keen,
Then over the dainty, starry as
ters and bending golden-rod; over
the tender ferns, and mosses, vel
vety audgreeu, the Autumn Fairy
softly throws a russet mantle,
and tho woods, stripped of its
splendid festoons, stands bare
and desolate, as a royal banquet
hall, robbed of its princely gam
ishingsand deserted byitsguests.
New Bloomfield, Pa., Oct. 21.
Daniel Augustine, one of the
most prominent citizens of Som
erset county and a former well
known cattle dealer of this coun
ty, died at his late residence in
Petersburg, Wednesday, October
17, at the advanced age of 82
years. He wus born on July 4,
1817, being a sou of Peter Augus
tine, who was a son of Peter Aug
ustine, Sr., one of the pioneer
settlers of Somerset county, and
from whom Petersburg took its
name. Daniel Augustine, like
his father and grandfather, was
endowed with excellent busiuess
cupacity and at one time was the
owner of fifty-two fine farms,
many of them located in Somer
set county. Several of his farms
wore located in tho Cumberland
Valley and still others in western
states. He began his busiuess
career as keeper of the old "Aug
ustine staud," oue mile east of
Petersburg, where he conducted
ouo of the best and most popular
hotels along tho old National
pike, in tho palmy days of that
Iu addition to lookiug after the
busiuess of his hotel Mr. Augus
tine dealt in horses and stock and
made an occasional turn in real
estate, so that when he retired
from the hotel and removed to
Petersburg it was said that he
had accumulated not less than
30,000. At Petersburg he en
gaged in the mercantile business
for a short time, but soon aban
doned it iu order that he could
devote his eutiro attention to
stock dealiug and real estate. He
erected a handsome brick resi
dence at Petersburg, which he
occupied up until the time of his
death. Mr. Augustine dealt
more extensively in live stck
than any other citizen of Somer
set county and was uniformly
successful. He made several
distributions of his estate among
his children, but was still a rich
man at the time of his death.
Mr. Augustine was an active
worker in the Methodist Episco
pal church since early manhood
and in his death the congrega
tion at Petersburg sustained the
loss of oue of its most generous
He is survived by four chil
dren, two sons, Ross and Jasper
of Union town, and two daughters,
Miss Amanda, at home and
Laura, wife of Colonel Anderson,
a practicing attorney of Wash
ington, D. C. Ross Augustine is
well known here, having visited
in McCounellsburg recently.
You Will Never He Sorry.
Students of human nature will flntl
mueh material for deep study in the
case now under consideration In a
Trenton Court, where a favorable de
cree has been recommended In the suit
of Mrs. Carrie Smith for separation
from her husband, Win. Smith, of
Divorces unfortunately are hardly
less common In New Jersey than in
most other parts of the Union, but
they seldom happen with arch pi euliar
surroundings. In this instance it Hp
pours the wife-plalntlff Is u woman of
great beauty and accomplishments,
but a deaf-mute. On the other hand,
the husband has the average outfit. He
wedded his better half on recount of
her personal charms and pesumably
booked himself for a long career of
domestic hapjilness since there Is an
r.lleged gcuei al belief among muirled
men that nothing Is more conducive t. :
harmony In a household than hllcncel
In a wife.
But the circumstances following the
maVrlage and that huve culminated In
the application for divorce gle the;
rudest kind of a shod; t.j this silent j
theory. Instead of being happy un-:
der such supposed Ideal conditions:
the husband, not only tired of the un
broken peace that rciyncd ul hi lire- 1
side, but even sought relaxation lathe ;
society of another womuu endowed '
with the ateruge tongue equipment uf i
the Hex. Such a luurked uief. i i iice I
for female talk In an individual who ,
had special opportunities of enjoying ,
all the comfort claimed to exist in ex-'
Olnirf till) fttl.l:! IV.iln-lli'u tllll UIUIIIIJ ... ,
inorongtiiy tusHipa'c tiie utea in at con- j
versaUounl power In a wife is an un- j
mixed e 11, and to prove that uns; eak- .
able happiness is not too desirable in
murrlea life. I '
FALL AND WINTER.
Blessed are they who scorn to bor- i
row their neighbors' paper, says an
exchange, but come to the sanctum and '
laying down the price of a year's sub- :
Hi-rlption on the desk, sny. "Put me
down on your list. 1 like the pajwr
very much." Yes verily, they are j
happier, their family Is happier and i
such as they, are entitled to a front :
seat next to the baud.
We c re now prepared to show
or Friends the Largest and
Best Selected Stock of
(a claim that is being extensively made.) Satisfy your
self about that matter. We will show you the
LARGEST LINE OR
IMiOCKAM or WF.LI.S VAI.I.EY
i v. S. ASSOCIATION.
Wtil.l.S VAM.KY S.S. ('ONVK.VIIOS filllMietl
of nil tho scIiooIk til V.'e.l t,.w a-hip. lo lie lie kl
ttt the Hvttivl Church. New Cccn:i.l:i. Nov. SI,
IH1H. All MluUt'is lalioiluK iu the dUtrlvt unil
Suiioilmouilviits of the UIIItMi nl xi'hools lire
expevteil. All other S. S. s'oil;uis uiiJ Mem
bers uie uordiully invited.
Miislt; will he furnished for the occu-ion ly
the New Oreinidu Choir.
that Fulton county has ever had in it, and at prices is
low as is consistent with perfect goods. The range cn
Plush capes 2,50 to 13,00. Cloth capes as low as
1.25. bee them. Jackets, 4,00 up. We have ihe
prettiest line ot
to show you from 20 cents to $2,00.
That Which All Can Give.
Tho boys from our Suudny
schools who tiro away iu Cuba or
tho rhilippiues should not bo for
gotten as tho holiday season
draws near. But there is a difll
culty confronting their friends at
home. Hand-painting driving
mugs aud embroidered silk hand
kerchiefs are hardly suited to
ciunp life. Iu fact most of the
conventional Christmas gifts
would bo worse than useless.
Tho thing the soldier boys prize
especially are letters from home.
Let them bo well remembered at
Christinas time. Let the pastors
and Sunday school super iatou
dents and teachers and class
mates and associates in tho En
deavor Society all send some
word of greeting and good cheer
which will help mako a happy
Christmas for mauy a homesick
lad, and help him, too, to be true
to the best he learned at home. .
1. For liviug a pure life.
i. For doing 'our level best.
y. For being kind to the Kor.
4. For hearing both sides be
"). For harboriugekun thoughts
0. For standing by right prin
ciples. 7. For asking pardon wlna iu
8. For square dealing In busi
ness ft For giviug an unfortunate
person a lift.
It). For doing all you can to
make others happy.
How is your old friend Jouos
Ho has been coining money up
to last Wednesday.
Why did ho stop then?
Ho was arrested.
Even a legal light can bo turu
The dentist's business should
be a howling success.
It's a question whether the
good dio young or the youug die
No, Maudo, dear, a razor is not
all that is required to rais j whisk
ers. Hoax "What do you think of
the Boers?" Joax "They are
Beforo a 'rl throws herself at
a man she must be sure that he is
a good catch.
A man will go olT and get load
ed, but a gun has to be loaded be
fore it goes off.
A man talks of your mistakes
usually to hide his own.
It is bad to acquire the habit
of folding one's arms.
Occasionally people don't find
out as much asone is afraid they
9:30 A. M.
Devotiounl Service. W. !!. Spanirler.
!t: l.'ii. 'reeling. ('. 11. Met'ialn.
tl:.Vi l!eiiou e. MisM Allee U'lsliurt.
HIS Minute of hist I'onveutloii.
Iiiyo Keeeive Kr ports of ilirfereiil siliooN la
HK'ii TlKiuUvjlvInu Sernioi . l!ev. rreser.
2:00 P. M.
Oevotlonul Services, llev. W. J. Mieurfer.
MIS How deli's u Model S. S. pupil use theS. S.
LesKou Helps Mrs, R A, llorlon, 1.
J:ir. Oien l'urlhuneiit. Hon. S. 1. WMuirt.
8::kl Appointment of ('iiiiiiiiliee.
0:30 P. M.
Sony Service. New Urennd i t'tioii.
U i Worship. Uv. 1J. I'. Il.iheri.
i':l Mr. J. (.'. Ill iu iv will reu.l u p:ip.-r (leu- .
ei.ll S. S. Work.
":uiThe Home l,i piirtiueut Work of the S. S, j
'i'tiuiu is U:iuisey. JuiiieK iwul.-irti.
f:i I'lu-iiu Kxerele.
H: AiljO'iiuiiit iit.
Dress Goods in Stacks.
A good Wool Suiting for 19 cents, well worth L'." cents.
See our stock of
Ladies' and Men's Neckwear,
Lots of new, nice things.
A matter of interest to all is good warm UNDERWEAR,
for cold weather. We have it.
We have a case of ilL' dozen of MEN'S SHIRTS and
DRAWERS, at 40 cents apiece, that lots of people won't
be slow to ask "0 cents for. They are jierfect iu make and
lit, and iu every way acceptable, Of course we have tots
cheaper, and several lines of Underwtar at 50c., 7fc. and
1,X, and up; Ladies,' from L'tta. to 1,U0. Children's l(c.
q ana up.
Tkiims ok Count.
The llrst term of thii Co:iris of Kulton eo'iu-
ly iu tho yeitr shall commence tiu the Tuesuuy
lollowiui,' the seuoutl ,vloiiilu 01 Juuuury. m m '
o'clock A. ,il.
The Kenonu lenn e.miln. nees on the iliirit
Moiutliy ol .,i:lich ul ; u clock i. !
T!ie ih.rd trim on the T'lesduy ik-xL follow-i
luu ihu reuouu Monday ui June ut 111 o'clock j
The fourth term on the Ur-t Moml'iy of Outo- !
tier, ut o c;ocit r. m.
I ti no ourtrn Vi
LLW I O -oriUf-O,
m T S Iff I
oi ivrw.'pociitr BwK.
l'leskleut JiuIko -Hon. S. MulJ. Kwupe, '
Associate Juitxes- Lemuel Kirk, I'eter Mor-
rVoihonotiiry. Ao, Kruuk 1, Lyuch.
District Attorney Ueoive II. U'Uitls,
Treasurer -Thco Slpes.
.'.hellll lluulel .-.heels.
Iiep ny sheriff -I nines It'iinel. ,
Juiy i:oiniiilssiouers -Uiivkl Uou, Samuel 11. ,
Aiulliors John S, Ilurrls. V, II. Myers. A. J, '
Commissioner W, Oimullifhuni, Albert
Plessinger, John StuuUiml.
Cferlt -s. t. Kirk. '
Coroner Thomas Kirk.
County Surveyor-Jonas T.uke, !
County SipennleuuVni-"('lcin Chesutit.
Attoiueys- W. Scott Alexander. J. Nelson1
Slpes, Thomas V Sloan. K McN. Johnston,
M. 11. Shallner. (ico. 1.. LMUiels, John 1'. 1
A Word about SHOES
We have two lines of Ladies' and Children's Shoes that we
will staud against anything anywhere, price considered, for
lit, and wen r, and apjiearance A general line, including
Men's, Boys', Ladies' and Misses', that will staud against
any line, we don't care who produces them, or their price.
We are selling a very fair Children's Shoo, H-V2 at 0"c.
A lirst-rate Oil Cram Shoo for women at !)Mc. Meu's Boots
as low as $ i.uo. A very good one.
D. EDWARD FORE
offers his Store nnrt Property for sale.
1'OKsessioh kivcu ul once to the buyer
of proper! V uuil koods. toiler my line
of Koods for stile at the lowest oa h
price. Kult fell hoot, "I'uele Stun."
with cover, ul t'.'.M: others ul tv'.oti.
Shoes nt the lowest prices without re.
rrurillu to udvuuce ol o to no per uuul.
n ui luufaelurers price. All yootls sold
for uush ul u reduction of 5 In in per
oeut. 1 VYII.I. NO T III-: IMil USOI.II.
uud wihuilow yoir!ceulHpcrdieuiiioie
for eKKs. iu trade, lluiu any huckster
puysi also Dried Krult of nil kinds. Fur
fsjuKlit iu season. Von will nnd my
stock. coiMstliiK of Dry IIoihIs. Notions,
liurdwuia, (Jueeuswitru, T'ohiieco. l.'i
lurs uud Kcucrul Hue of koihIm. uom-
rlete. I'riceM low for cash. Uememlier
will not ua uuilersold.
D. KliWAItn Foil It.
' KiiookvIIIu, r.
A larger stock than you
will find any where else in
town. We know the prices
arc all right, every time, o
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