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Town and County News Gathered in And Around Town By Our Resident And County Reporters. STRAS MEMORIAL EPISCOPAL CHURCH. Services. - . nn 1 rhird Sundays of the month at 11 a. in- and 7:30 p. in. Holy Communion?First Sunday at 11 a. m. I Sin;,lay school every Sunday at 9:30 a. m. A hearty welcome is extended to all. Rsv. W. I). Buckner, Pastor. lion. W. G. Mustard was in town Mon? day. Mr. J. P.. Boyer is at home again for a few days. Mr. George Peery went to Graham on Tuesday. A number of drummers were in town tiiis week. Col. Joseph Harrisson is on a visit to Washington City. Rumor says that there will bea wedding in town very soon. The editor has gone to Marion, and will be away for several days. There is a new arrival at the home Mr. C. T. Patton ?A fine boy. Mr. T. .M Eatliff, who was quite ill las week, lias gotten well again. Mrs. Elizabeth Yost, who has been so seriously 01, is now convalescent. Mr. F. P. Edwards has been very ill with pneumonia, but is now improving. To save trouble and expense you had better settle with Harrisson, Surface & Co at once. Mrs. Geo. W. GUlespie has been quite sick, but we are glad to hear that she is better. Mr. Jao. D. Dailey went to the eastern markets with a carload of cattle last Sat? urday. AO persons indebted to Baylor & Herman are requested to make prompt settlement. Mr. E. 1>. Woodyard the popular sales? man of Huff, Andrews & Thomas, was in town Tuesday. Messrs. Lewis Brittain, Jno. T. Barns and K. M. Baldwin have gone towards the Cove to hunt rabbits. Dr. Hufford was eailed to Dick Creek oa yesterday, to consult with Dr. Johnson over a patient of the latter. Mr. E. L. Wright, of the Clinch Valley News, has gotten weD and is now attend? ing to Lis newspaper duties. The Hon. John Randolph Tucker is again reported to be in a critical condi? tion al Iiis home in Lexington. T. M. Hawkins, Sr., who has been con lined to the house since January Court, by indisposition, id going about again. Prevetn sickness and save doctors' bill at this season by keeping your blood rich and pure" with Hood's SarsaparOla. Our friend Col. John G. Watts has sei.t us a sack of splendid Irish potatoss, for which we return our hearty thanks. Muj. R R. Henry has been very much indisposed with the grippe, and has been confined to the house for nearly a week. AO those parties who were reported sick last week are better, some of them on the Streets attending to their business affairs. A new voter has arrived at the home of Mr. M. L. Peery. If he follows the foot steps of Ins father his polities will be all right. Messrs W. E. Durham and T. A. Mc Guire, of Cedar Bluff, were in Tazewell last Monday, and registered at the Central Hotel. j Rev.T. F. Suthera, who is stationed at Coopers, West Va., was in town last Sun? day and attended services at the Metho? dist church. Mr. Iversheim, foreman of the Bon sack Machine Shops, at ?alem, Las been granted a patent on a machine for mak? ing buttons. The Blueneld Lodge B. P. 0. Elks ap? pointed the fo?owiug Committee to escort the remains of John S. Young to this place for burial: If "'Money saved is money made you will do well to call at Harrisson, Surface & C'j.s and pay your account and thereby save cost of collection. Mr. Harvey George Peery, of the firm of II. G. Peery & Son, has had the grippe and for a time was "unable to attend to Iiis duties at the store. Baylor & Harman Present to our readers a new advertisement this week which should attract Lie" attention of buyers. The y are now selling at cost. Charles Pruitt, a lad thirteen years old, son of Mr. Joshua Pruitt.died from typhoid pneu monia, at his fathers home, at North TaxeweH, on last Sunday morning. A convention of the State Sunday school society held at Lynch burg last week ncluded its werk on Friday. The next convention will be held at Staunton. Found?On Main street, at this place a gold ring. The owner proving property and paying for this notice can have the same by calling at the Republican office THE Harriseon, Surface & Co,, request us ?i Bay that they are pressed for money to meet their b'lls and are com polled to collec what is due them at once?"A word to the wise is su?bent." A message was sent to town on Tuesday for Dr. Pierce to go to see Mr. Harold Buchanan, who lives hi Thompson Valley, and was supposed to have the pneumonia. Mr. V. L. Sexton has made a contract for the erection of a handsome residence on a lot adjoining the Episcopal Church. Mr. Jno. B. Crawford prepared the plan and spcifications. The Hon. S. C. Graham has gone to Richmond to attend to some cases pending in the U. S. Circuit Court of Appeals, in which Henry & Graham ^re counsel. Rev. W. D. Buckner was sufficiently re? covered from his recent illness to fill the pulpit at Stras Memorial Church on last Sunday, where he held services both morning and night. The highest salaried preacher in Rich? mond, and in the State, is Rev. Dr. Hart? ley Carmichael, rector of St. Pauls Epis? copal Church. He is said to receive about $4,500 per year. Dr. R. D. HulFord was crossing Clinch Mountain last Friday night near Mr. Ed Buchanan's and when on top of the moun? tain tiie wind was so violent that it blew him oil his horse. We are informed that Mr. J. B. Pierce has purchased the interest of Mr. Charlton Long in the Tazewell Hardware Company. Mr. Long will continue to conduct the the plumbing business. Dr. R. B. Gillespie moved iuto his new residence in the eas'. end of town on yes? terday, and Dr. Hall moved from North TazeweU to the house vacated on Main Street by Dr. Gillespie. James A. Cousins, a worthy colored man of this place, received a telegram yesterday morning announcing that his mother bad died in Dinwiddie county. She was eighty-six years old. Dr. W. J. Painter, of Pennington Gap, and Miss Ida Russell, of the same place, were married at Bristol last week. Dr. Painter is the son of Dr.'L. T. Painter, of Liberty Hill, this County. Last Friday was about the windiest day ever known in this county by persons now living. For over fifteen hours a regular j gale l>lew, and fences and trees were laid I low in many parts of the county. Rev. W. D. Buckner will preach a ser? mon to Odd Fellows at Stras Memorial church, on Saturday night, the 21st inst., at 7:30 o'clock. Bluegrass Lodge, No. 142, will attend in a bodv. ! I Mr. Lee Haynes, who has been filling J the position of day clerk at Hotel Graham, has been promoted by Mr. Sloane to the place of manager of the Bramwell Inn recently leased by Mr. Sloane. Mr. A. C. Lilly, late foreman of the Republican, went to Bramwell, W.Va. on Monday afternoon and played in a Concert at that place on Tuesday night. Mr. Lilly played the slide trombone. Messi-s. H. C. Alderson, Jno. T. Barns, W. G. Young and Lewis Brittain went rab? bit hunting Tuesday afternoon and suc? ceeded in baggingfive rabbits, one and one fourth for each sportsman of the party. The Farm belonging to the estate of the late Howe Savers, in Abbs Valley was I rented last Saturday to W. T. Poole, of I Pocahontas, for $400.00, the lease to ex? pire the last of September. 1897. On the 5th inst. Robert Lord Cave, of Nashville.Tenn.,was married to MissSallie Overton Bullock, at Lexington, Va. The groom was very nervous, and fainted twice while the ceremony was being performed. Mrs, Sally Harnian, the venerable moth? er of Mr. H. Bane Harman, whose serious illness we anounced last week, is doing quite well; and her friends and relatives are hopeful that she will be fully restored to health. Mis. R.G. Campbell, mother of Mrs. W. W. Euff,of this place, died at her home at Oakdale, Rockbridge County ,Va., on last Friday. The intelligence was received by telegram too late for Mrs. Ruff to take the train east for Rockbridge. H. Bane Harman clerk of the Circuit Counrt ha- completed the transcript of the record in the case of J. P. Kroll vs, Jno. G. Watts and the record and petetion will be presented to the Court of appeals for a writ of error by counsel of Mr. Watts. Judge S. W. Williams, of Wytheville i-nl J. W. Hicks, Esq., of Graham, have formed a partnership for the practice of law in the couuties of Tazewell, Bland, Giles and Wythe, Virginia, and the counties of Mercer and McDowell, West Virginia. Mr. H. P. Brittian'a little girl, Margue? rite, two and a half yeais old, has beer quite ill with pneumonia for a week. The child was stayingat the home of its grand father, Mr. Geo. W. Gillespie, and is sicfc there. We hope it has passed the crisif of the disease. Mr. Chapman Alderson, who has been in New York for some time engaged ir literary, work returned to Tazewell las) Saturday, where he will remain by the ad? vice of his physicians for the recuperation of his health. TAZEWE i Dr. Waterhouse, President of Emory j and Henry College, preached in the Methodist church at this place, last Sun? day, in the morning and at night. There were good congregations present , and both of the able sermons preached by the Doc? tor were greatly enjoyed. Mr. J. B.Crawford, archi tect, has just completed plans for the new business house which is to be erected by Moss & Greever, on the site of the Dodd hotel. From the i plans and specifications the building will be one of the handsomest in the town. Work will commence as soon as the weather will permit. P. J. Kelly,W. R. Noble,J. D. Harrisson, R. M. Baldwin, J. S. Burnett, W. E. Bur ket, L. J. Spangler, C. W. Akers, E. M. Lyons, E. L. Bailey, J. M. Anderson, Dr. Easly, Jim II. Mover, Allen Brown, I. B. Drinkard. J. B. Baylor, C. J. Barns, Jno. T. Barns |and E. S. White, and a number of these gentleman performed their duty as requested. Mrs. Long, the wife of Rev. S. D. Long, Presiding Elder of the Radford district, died at Radford on last Saturday. The edi? tor and his family were under the pastor? ate of Rev. Long, at Marion, for two year?, and during that time became intimately acquainted with and deeply attached to Mrs. Long. She was a woman of a splen? did Christian character, and in her death the church and her friends have sustained a heavy loss. One of the freaks of the wind storm last Friday was blowing off one of the chim? neys on the West side of the courthouse building. Mr. T. E. George had his mare hitched to a maple tree on that side of the building and a large pile of the bricks fell where she was standing. Fortunately the mare saw or heard the mass of falling brick in' time to break her bridle and get out of the way without being injured, otherwise our good county court clerk would have been mhius a horse. Epworth League Conference. The District Conference of the Epworth League for Tazewell district will be held at Graham next week, commencing Monday morning. The following delegates from the League at this place will probably at? tend: Misses Nellie Huflord and Narcissa Pendleton and Mr. John Bottimore. The alternates are Miss Nellie Cooley and Messrs R. G. Baylor and Wm. St. Clair Stuart. A Young Woman Kicked to Death by a Male. A young girl, about sixteen years old, daughter of Mrs. Robt. Smith, who lives on Red Root Ridge, near Doran, in this county, was killed about two weeks ago bv a mule. The animal had not been broken, but it was caught and saddled and the young woman tried to ride it to water. The mule ran off and threw her and her foot hung in the stirrup. She was dragged a short distance, the saddle turned and she got under the feet of the mule, when she was kicked to deatli by the animal. Sudden Death of John S. Young. On last Friday, the 5th inst, after be? ing ill a few hours, Mr. Jno. S. Young died at Johnnycake, West Virginia. He was for many years a resident of this town and vicinity, and was highly esteemed by all who knew him. He was thirty-two years old at the time of his death, was the youngest child of the late Major A. M. Young, and was born in Grayson county, Virginia. Major Young moved to this county nearly thirty years ago, bringing with him his wife, daughter, Mary M., (wife of the late Dr. Thomas Ritchie Peery,) and two sons, William G. and John S. Young. Of the family the mother and W. G. Young, Esq., are the only sur? viving members. John S. Young was a member of the Lodge of Elks, at Blue field, VV. V., and that Lodge sent a com? mittee immediately after hig death to his homo, which committee took charge of the remains, brought them to Tazewell on Sunday and turned them over to Tazewell Lodge, No. G2, A. F. and A. Masons, of which Lodge he was a member. He was also a member of O'Keeffe Chapter, No. 26, R. A. Masons and Clinch Valley Commandery, No. 20, Knights Templar. The remains were taken in charge by Tazewell Lodge, No. G2, and buried with appropriate masonic ceremonies at the Peery cemetery, two miles east of town, where the father and other relatives of the deceased are buried, on Sunday afternoon, at 4 o'clock. The burial was largely at? tended by friends and acquaintances of the deceased. We extend our sympathy to the grief stricken mother and brother. Catarrh In The Head. Is a dangerous disease. It may lead to consumption. Catarrh is caused by im? pure blood, and the true way to cure it is by purifying the blood. Hood's Sarsapa rilla cures catarrh because it removes the cause of it by purifying the blood. Thou? sands testify that they have been cured by Hood's Sareaparilla. Hood's Pills are purely vegetable and do not purge, p.iin or gripe. All druggists. 25. ILL, VA., THURSE CEDAR BLUFF ITEMS. February 8th. 1879. Mr. Joseph White made a flying trip to Tazewell a few days ago. Messrs. W. P. Cecil and JWm. Nelson went to North Carolina last week, and on their return reported having a good time. Mr. Win. Nelson was married about a month ago in Kussell county, and he is about twelve years older than his father in-law. Prof. Joseph McGuire is a fine teacher. All the boys think there is no one like him. Mr. J. 13, Ilankins was in our town last Friday. He is a nice boy. OKev. D. A. Glenn,j?f Tazewell,preached a fine sermon at Richlands last Sunday. Rev. J. P. Gaincs has organized a church at Richlands. We think he will do good work at that place. Rev J. P. Hypes, of Salem, Va.,has been conducting a series of meetings at this place and his work has resulted in about seven? ty five conversions. About fifty persons have professed sanctification. Mr. Hypes preached two fine sermons on Sunday morning and night. The meetings have caused many of the old men to throw away their tobacco. Hr/CK. editorTalTaragraphs. Mercedes, the Cuban insurgent guerilla leader, made an attack on Rebarcedo, near Santa Clara. Bya Budden charge he drove a portion of the Spanish soldiers into a blockhouse and set fire to the block? house where the powder was stored. The magazine exploded and 150 Spaniards were killed by the explosion. The fight between Corbett and Fitzsim mons, which is to come off at some place in the State of Nevada on the 15th of next month, is now exciting more interest among the sporting men of the world than any event of a like character that has transpired for years. A dispatch from Athens says 1,509 Christians, constituting the entire popula? tion of a village, the name of which is not given, have been massacred by the Turks. The Turks murdering Christians because of their religion and the Spaniards butch erirg Cubans because they desire to be 1 free, are very dark blols upon modern civilization. Since the destruction of the capitol of 1 Pennsylvania by fire, plans arc being laid to move the capitol to some other city in ' the State. The elfort may be successful as Harrisburg is not a central point. President-elect McKinley has made < known his purpose to improve the cousu- . lar service, so that markets abroad will be opened more widely for American prod? ucts. 1 Gen. Gomez, the Cuban insurgent gen? eral, has refused to accept the proposition of Gen. Weyler for a secret conference, in which to talk-over the proposed Cuban re? forms of the Spanish Government. Gomez is right, lie would run the risk of being assassinated, as was Maceo. General Weyler had a horse shot and killed under him last week by a daring Cuban sharpshooter. The sharpshooter hit the wrong beast, unfortunately. Sylvester Scovel, Cuban correspondent of the New York World, was arrested on the 8th inst. by the Spanish authorities,'at Tunas, Santa Clara province. Consul General Lee has telegraphed the State De? partment at Washington of the arrest. ?AY, FEBRUARY 1 The joint session of the two Horses o Congress met yesterday in the hall of th House of Representatives, counted the electoral vote, and the formal announce meut of the election of McKinley and Ho bart was made by the Vice-President. The Mormon church not only runs the religion but also the politics of Utah. STATE NEWS. A Call has been issued far a conference of the Populist Leaders of the State to be held a Lynchburg on the 14th of March. The object of the conference is understood to be for the purpose of outlining plans for the campaign next fall. We learn from the Pulaski News-Re? view that the sheds and pump-house of the Boom Furnace in Pulaski Co., were burned on tho 31st inst. The loss was about S3.000. EVENTS OF INTEREST. The oysters on Swan Point Bar, Md., are being destroyed by the "borer," a shell fish that attaches itself to the oyster and make3 a hole through the shell. The tuberculosis law has been suspended in Connecticut. Boonville, Mo., has a company of twenty three stiilwart fighters ready for a call from the Cuban junta. A red-eared rabbit weighing seven pounds was killed in a Boone Coutny, Mo., graveyard the other day, and the left hind foot was at once forwarded to William J. Bryan, at Lincoln, Neb. The Main Commissioners of Pharmacy are anxious for some change in the law, so that they may be better ablo to cope with the rum drug stores which have sprung up in the different sections of the State. Coal mining is promising to become an important industry in Arizona. In the northern part of the territory extensive bodies of bituminious coal are encountered north and east of the Painted desert region. This coal crops out in many places and at one point has a thickness of twenty-three feet. A novel issue lias come up in conuection with the Allen murder case in Georgia. The owner of the house where the tragedy occurred has attached the property of of Edward Flanagan, the murderer, in a suit to recover for fie damage alleged to have been done to her property by the crime. No tenant can be found to occupy the cottage. About 10,000 bales of tobacco are now stored in the various bonded warehouses at Tampa. Or.C.ll.Bulson,of Stockton Gal., is gath? ering a company of men to go to Cuba to aid:the insurgents. It is eaid that the only wooden sailing vessel now on the stocks in^ this country is building at Bath, Mc. There is a Waldoboro(Mc) woman car? rying on a farm of 100 acres and making money when most men are complaining of hard times. The relative values are such now in Wee ton, Mo., that the traders swap halte? and throw in the horses to which they happen to be attached. Naming and numbering the streets of Eugene, Ore., a work undertaken by the school children of the city, was completed at a cost of 51.50. I That you may know whore to buy at AT RIGHT PRICES Until Further notice we will offer our entire stock of LOTHING BOOTS, SHOES, HATS AND GENTS' FUNISHINGS. At Cost for Cash. There is no reserve. Everything must go. Men's Suits which have been cheap at 3.50 ARE NOW 2.25. 4.50 ARE NOW 3.00 6.00 ARE NOW 3.75. 7.50 ARE NOW 5.50 8.50 ARE NOW 6.50. 10.00 ARE NOW 7.00 15.00 ARE NOW 12.00. Youths' 3-piece Suits which were 2.00 to 10.00 are now 1.50 to 7.00 ; Children's Suits?3 to 16 years?whhh were 1.00 to 6.00 are now 50 cents to 4.00 ; Men's Solid Leather Boots 1.00 ; Men's Oil Grain Kip Shoes. 1.00. Heavy Diagonal Double Texture Mclntosh, 2,50; All Wool Tricot Mclntosh, 3.75. In fact everything in our line at and below cost. This sale will continue for a short time only, No trouble to show Goods. Come and see us. . BAYLOR & HARMAN. 2-184t. :publican 1, 1897. Oapm?!) & Thompson, JANUARY is the great bargair month and when yon read oni offerings you can rely upon them be? ing bargains in the broadest sense of the word.^,B*^^ Extraordinary Cloak Selling Better look into this Cloak matter a little. It is money saved to buy now. For this month, till sold?any of our ?2.50 Ladies Jacket for ?1.75 3.00 " " ?? 1.98 5.00 " " " 2.98 13.50 " " " 8.87 4,00 Misses and Children for 2.87 4.50 " ? 2.98 6.00 " " 3.9S A Dress Goods Slaughter, We have placed a counter in the center of our store to show them. Down they go into the valley of plebian priced products?where all may get a pick at them.. ?1.00 goods for GSc. GO " " 39c. 50 " " 25c. 35 " ? 19c. Blankets, Go, Too. No finer fleece ever grew on a sheep's back and that same sheep would hang his head in shame if it could know the profitless price of its own product $5.00 ones for S3.9S the pair. 4.00 " ? 3.00 3.75 " " 2.00 1.50 " " 1.10 The knife has been upon our entire stock. They must be moved, in order to make, room for our Spring Stock This famous trading opportunity is not confided to anyone department. Every stock in the store lends a hand to make this the selling event o the season. LISTEN:?We'll give you as long as they last a solid leather boot for $1.25. Less] than a good shoe will cost you. If you are a prudent buyer this is your opportunity. BUS Leading Grocers, & T?ZEWELL, VIRGINIA. *e~ Evaporated Fruits. No family table is now complete unless sup? plied with fruit. We have for our customers a full line of Evaporated Fruits. Peaches, Apric&ts, Primes and Apples. Our Evaporated Apples, when cooked, are EQUAL TO GREEN FRUIT. Pickles and Condiments. At this season of the year many persons need something to give them a relish for their food, as well as to gratify the taste. We have a stand? ard line of Pickles, Sauces, Catsups, and Mustards. We wish to call especial at? tention to our -o: SWEET PICKLE PEACHES :o in bulk. They are Unequaled in Quality and Resonable in ] Price. Don't fail to Try Them. ?VI A Special Price on Cranberries for the re? mainder of the season. They are not only used for a healthful and appetizing sauce, but make a most delicious tart, and with proper recipes can be used in may ways. ^Corner^ Marion Avenue and Main Street, T?ZEWELL, - VIRGINIA. 5,Gal, This famous brand is beyond all doubt the finest Uye produced at the price. We guarantee same. 6 full Qts. 4.50 per case. L. Lazarus_&jCo. CAlUNUOli A two year old whiskey made in the State that bears is name. Made by old copper still open tire process. L. Lazarus & Co. OLD VaTgLADEZSo This is a elegant three year old Maryland Rye pronounced by ex? perts to be A 1. L Lazarus & Co. EOROiAGORN l5o Two years old, copper stilled by open fire process. L Lazarus m Go, U WHITE RYE S2. Made in mountains of Virginia. A pleasant, soft and elegant drink. , Lazarus and Co.? APPLE BRANDIES AT $1.50, $2, $2.50, $3. & $4. Beware of Imitated Brands By other dealer a at supposed ' cut prices. Your Money lack/ our goods guaranteed. mm WRITE FOR RRICES Lazarus&C' ihanfas, Va. i Prompt Attention to Mail Orders. Thieves threw a hoof and line through an opeu window of a house at Monterey. Mexico, and stole the bedclothes under which the owner of the house was sleeping, Governor Uooke,of Comiecticut.is being highly praised by the State press for his re appointment of six Supreme and Superior Court Judges whose terms were about to expire. Enormous purchases for the pulp mills will make this year's lumber cut in Maine larger than ever. The Kennebec"Journal" says that two mills will buy 1500,000,0 feet of spruce to grind up. The recently terribly cold weather has I closed down almost altogether the work in the oil fields near Parkersburg, W. Va., I throwing thousands of men out of employ? ment. Every water line in the Hender shot field, nearly all in the Waverly and other fields have frozen solid. FOR RENT. Several dwelling rooms. Apply to. C. M. Kijlbv. 2-ll-3t. Agents Wanted. The Imperial Publishing Co. want to secure good agents to work on salary ro commission. For information call on M. Johnson Tazewell, Va. t.f. A PRESCRIPTION NECESSARY. The Doctor Couldn't Satisfy the Mothu Without It. "Whllo It Is true that a physician sees much of the sadness -which is the lot of the human race," said. ar^M. D. of this city, "he also at times aas professional experiences which are very amusing, J am reminded of this by a, call I recently had to the home oi e- <ady who was ej* joying the society of her first born, aged four months. I was sent for hur? riedly and went prepared io treat any malady incident to childhood. The mother on my arrival was almost in hysterics, but striving- to remain calm. She took mo to the bed, pointed to the sleeping child, bat said nothing. The baby appeared to be in excellent health and resting comfortably. I looked up to inquire the cause of her alarm and she whispered: 'Doat you sea it?it's bead?' "The child's head appeared to be all right. 44 4Itfa throbbing," ehe said. "I could scarcely refrain from smil? ing', for she evidently felt alarm be? cause there was a gentle pulse on top of the child's head, a thing common and necessary to infant life, I endeavored to explain that an infant's skull is not hajd and composed entirely of bone like that of an adult, but that a portion of it remains soft to allow for growth and expansion. She would have none of it. The child, she imagined, had fid an ac? cident or was suffering f]f>m some dreadful disease, I saw that it was use? less to remonstrate, and said I would givo her a prescription. It was aqua puro, one teaspoonful ewxy three hours, and -I prcsumo she is still giving it to the child."?Washington Star.