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Gathered in And Around Town By Our
Resident And County
You can eel a nice engagement ring for
yoursweetlu trt at McKenzie's.
Mr. .!. B. i". Giliespie lias withdrawn
as a candidate for Constable in the Jef
feraonvHJe district.
Wc have a ?uiplete stuck of Spring and
Summer und tvear for men and boys.
Harm an & L-ottimore.
Wccall attention to a change in the
advertisem tofPobst & VVingo. They
have a beautiful stock of goods.
Hon. !I rn M. Smythe, late Minister to
Hati, is n ..: home, at North Tazewell,
and. is st-.:: daily en our streets.
Scarf pins and shirt buttons for the
young men at MeKenzie's. They are very
Capt. R. T. Bowen, ofthe Norfolk and
Western railway, was in town yesterday,
visiting relatives and friends.
The apples and cherries are not killed
and a good many peaches, pears und
plums have escaped the recent frosts.
We are'showing a splendid line of col?
ored shirt-. We sell a nice one for 50
cents. Llarman ec Bottitnore.
See change in advertisement ofHarrissoh!
& Giliespie Bros. They have a large stock
of 1:0 I- and customers are crowding their
Miss Billie McCall has been in town
several days. Hie came here to attend
the wedding of her friend, Miss Sallie
Mr. Jn ) B. Jackson, the new druggist,
publishes an ad. in this issue of the Re
PUBLiCAXjto which we direct the attention
of our rea l' rs.
F. G. & M. McKenzie have just received
a beautiful stock of new styles of jewelry,
solid gold and plated.
The c ity ?url has granted retail liquor
licenses to eleven persons at Pocahontas,
and wholesale malt liquor licenses to two
persons at the same place.
Col JnoG. Watts, accompanied by his
son Powell, has gone to Russell County,
to spend several days looking after his
(arming intere U in that county.
We wish to buy your wool, washed or
unwashed, and will pay the highest mar?
ket price i ither in g xxls or cash. Harm an
& Bottimore.
The county roads are now getting dry
and passable. This will serve to divert
notice from the Buffering endured by the
public during the winter months on ac?
count of their bad condition.
Mr. Henry B. Kitts, formerly of the
Princeton Journal?Exponent, has com?
menced the publication of an eight column
newpaper at Bluefield, West Va., which
he calls the Inter-States Advertiser. We
wish the enterprise success.
All the ne s styles of Spring and Summer
neckwear, Silk and Satin Scarfs and Tks,
and wash tii s can be found at liar man &
We were a little premature in announc?
ing iasi week that Miss Fannie Hardy
would leave last Friday for her home at j
Salem. She did not go then, but will go!
tomorrow. Mia Hardy lias made a num?
ber of friends in town during l.er stay here,
vhcvuili regret to see her leave.
On Monday Eugene Shoveller plead
guilty in the county court to a charge of
house breaking and was sentenced to
confinement hi the State penitentiary for
a term of two years. I ie had been indicted
for breaking in '.he store house of Mrs.
Browniug.at Pocahontas.
We have a full line of suits of huge sizes
for fat men and tall msn. We can lit your
person and suit your pocket. Call on us
and see. llarman & Bottimore
Mrs. Jno \V. Crockett, who for several!
months past has been at Johns Hopk'ns
Hospital at Baltimore for treatment reached
home on Tuesday at noon. She bore the
trip well, and her friends will be delighted
to bear that she returns greatly improved
in health. Mr. Crockett went to Balti?
more and accoc j.atiied her home.
Boyd Simpson, a colored man, was
brought here on Monday and placed in
jail to await indictment upon a charge oi
highway robbery. He is charged with rob?
bing two young white men by the name
of Plumtn sr. They are from Sparta, N. C.
but had been working in the mines on
Elkhorn, and had started home when the
robbery occurre!. The Plummers were
brought here and are being held bv the
authorities as witnesses.
Many novelties in jewelry?bracelets,
watch . - and chains, finger rings, plain and
with sets, necklaces, collar buttons, cuff
buttons i si le-combs just received at
F. G. & M. McKinzie's.
The roof of Mr. Wm. Rader's dwelling
on Railroad Avenue caught on fire about
ten o'clock Tuesday morning from a spark,
but the ?re was discovered in time to save
the house with but slight damage to the
roof. Mr. Thomas Kader was at home,
and, with the use of a 'adder, went im?
mediately upon the roof. Mrs. Kader
handed him buckets of water, and in that
way the fire was extinguished. From
three to five hundred shingles will repair
the damage.
There is I eauty of shaping and perfec?
tion of detail about our new Spring cloth?
ing that is rarely secured. Our garments
tit and the prices are entirely right. Har?
mon & Bottimore.
For s ?me time past the matrimonial
m.irket has been very dull in our town,
but on yesterday a fresh impulse was given
to it, two marriages bring celebrated in
the afternoon.
Miss Mary C Mil!er.di,uiihter ot Kobt.A.
Miller' wi s married to Mr. John P.
Spiaoher at o'clock p.m. The marriage
took piace at the residence of .bulge J. H.
Stuart, brother-in-law of the bride, and
the ceremony was performed by Rev. W.
H. Greever, of Blue field, W. Va. Miss
Clara Whitman was maid of honor and
B(r. E.L. Grfeveracted as best man. Only
a few relative- and friends attended the
marriage. A reception will be given the
bridal party at 2 o'clock this afternoon at
the residence of Mr. Wm L. Spracher,
father of the groom, three miles west of
Another marriage took place on yester- I
day afternoon at 3 o'clock, the contracting |
I parties being Miss Sallie J. Surface,
I daughter of Geo. It. Surface, and James
I B. fierce a member of the Tazewell Hard?
ware Company. The ceremony took
place in the parlors of the Central Hotel
and was witnessed by a number ol relatives
and friends of the parties. Rev. D. A.
Glenn was the officiating clergyman. Miss
Hattie Surface was maid of honor and Dr.
David Pierce was best man. Mr. Shell
Surface gave the bride away. The bridal
couple took the east boundtraiuat4,30p.m.
for Washington. They will visit Norfolk,
Richmond and other points before re?
turning to Tazewell
Circuit Court Adjourned on Saturday.
When we went to press last week the
will ease of Gillespie vs. Peery was then in
progress, the trial of same having com?
menced on Wednesday, the '-'1st. It was
not concluded until Saturday at 11 o'clock
a. m., when the jury came in and reported
that it could not agree, whereupon it ? Avas
discharged by the judge. This case was
very hotly and ably contested by both
sides. Mrs. Mary Aim Gillespie, the con?
testant of the will, was represented by
Messrs. Chapman & Gillespie and Henry
& Graham, while the propounder of the
will, Mr. Henry T. Peery, was represented
by A. J. ? S. D. May,- F. S. Blair and V.
L. Sexton. The parties in interest are
largely connected in the community, and
the result was that the court house was
filled during the trial with a large and in?
terested audience. Nearly fifty witnesses
were put upon the stand.
The case was very forcibly argued by
Mr. Chapman and .Major Henry for Mrs.
Gillespie, and Mr. S. D. May and Gapt. F.
s. Blair for Mr. Peery.
The trial having resulted in a hung jury,
there v.ill necessarily be another trial at
the next term of the court.
The Browning-S. W. Va. improvement Co
On last Saturday morning Judge Jack?
son passed upon the motion to dissolve the '
injunction in the case of James S. Brown- j
ing vs The Southwest Va. Improvement
Company. The motion had been ably
argued by Col. May, Judge Pulton and
Mr. 1). 11. Smith for the Company, and by
Judge S. C. Graham and Judge S. C.
Williams for the defendant. After due
consideration the court decided not to dis
i solve the injunction upon the motion made
but to continue it for a hearing upon its
We suppose the parties will now go to
work taking depositions and making
preparations lor a full hearing as soon as
the same can be obtained. The case is
one of great importance to both the parties
concerned and will be contested with all
the force that can possibly be employed.
An emission.
In our report of the proceedings of the
circuit court last week we failed to report
one of the most important cases heard in
the court during the term, that ofJ. W.
Chapman, receiver, vs. Virginia Real Es?
tate and Investment Company. The con?
troversy was over a subscription to the
West Graham Land and Improvement
Company, and involved $7,059. The trial
lasted live days and ivas hotly contested.
The jury brought in a verdict on Monday,
the 19th inst., for the plaintiff, for the
above named sum. A motion was made
by the defendant to set aside the verdict
as contrary to the law and evidence and
the court granted the motion, setting aside
the verdict and granting a new trial to the
Plaintifr was represented by Messrs.
Chapman <? Gillespie and Henry & Gra?
ham and the defendant by A. J. & S. D.
May and Judge Jno. H. Eulton.
Our men's and boys' shoes lead in every
improved structural feature?every item
of comfort, convenience and fashion. The
stock of which they are made is the best
ami they were designed by artists in foot?
wear. Examine them and you will buy
"rom us. Harman it Bottimore.
Washington, D. C, April 21, '97.
Dear Sir:
Thinking it might be of interest to the
readers of your paper, I take the liberty'
of sending you herewith the names of Be- j
publicn pest masters which Gen. Walker'
has had appointed in the Ninth District:
James U. Bogle, Point Pleasant, Bland .
County: Mrs. Posa L. Charle8, Grundy, '
Buchanan County; Win. R. Smythe, Gol- 1
den Spring, Buchanan County; H. P.
Dixon, Cox, Lee County; W. J. Shuflle
b arger. Dry den, I.ee County; I). K. Cook,
Cleveland, Russell County; Chas. P. Bev?
erly, Fernalda, Wise County; \m Roy1
Greer, Pound, Wise County; Thos. M. '
Carter, Falls Mills, Tazewell Couuty; Thos.
D. Henderson, Hazel Spring, Washington
County. Very truly,
John K. Sparks. R. R. Circus is Coming.
On May," 3 Sparks Circus will exhibit in
Tazewell giving two performences at the
usual hours. Judging froui the hearty I
encomiums bestowed upon this exhibition
by our exchanges wherever they have ex-'
hibited, Sparks gives an entertainment
which it will be a real loss to miss witness?
ing. Besides over thirty arenic acts given
by arenic celebrities of weil known reputa- j
lion, the program includes startling special-.
ties by the intrepid Edonard Family of five j
male and female artists, and the wonder?
ful aerialists, the Sisters Austin.
The school of trained animals accom?
panying the circus are said to be away in ;
advance of anything ever seen in a circus
The admission is only 25c for adults and j
10c for children, and a free balloon ascen?
sion and thrilling parachutejump (though
frequently advertised in connection with
shows) will positively be given by Sparks,
show from the show ground twice daily at
1 and 7 p. u., Wm. DeBoe, the noted
aeronaut, being specially engaged to make
the ascension. This feature of course is
free to every body, at Tazewell May 3d.
Observed by Dluegrass Lodge
No. 142.
Followed by Fxercises at Town Hall in
Afternoon?Reception at 8 O'clock
at Night.
According to announcement, Bluegrass
Lodge, No. 142, I. 0. O. F. celebrated the
seventy-eighth anniversery of Odd Fel?
lowship in the United States, on the 26th
ir.st. The day was bright and beautiful
and everything seemed to conspire to
make the celebration a success. At 3 o'clock
the members of the lodge assembled at
their ball and formed behind the laeger
Concert Baud. There were about thirty
members in line and they macbed west
from the hall on Main street to a point
opposite Dr. Nye's, where they turned and
marched east along same street to a point
opposite Dr. Huflbrd's, where they
turned and marched back to the town hall.
There the very interesting programme
which was published in our last issue was
fully carried out. The ceremonies were
impressive md were enjoyed by the mem?
bers of the order as well as visitors who
graced tiie occasion with their presence
Bevs. W. 1). Buekner, J. N. Harman and
J. A. Campbell made brief, but excellent
addresses. The subjects were, respectively,
"Odd Fellowship?What is it?," "Friend?
ship and Brotherly Love," ami "Universal
The hymns were led by a choir composed
cf Mrs. Walton and Mrs. Hargrave and
Messrs. Walton and E. L. Greever, in the
singing of which the lodge joined. After
the exercises were concluded the lodge
reformed and marched to the hall,preceded
by the band.
At 8 o'cock at night a very delightful
reception was given at the town hall. A
number of lady ami gentlemen guests had
been invited, who attended, and the wives
and daughters of tue member of the ledge
were out in full force. An excellent musical
programme was rendered by an ochestra
composed of Miss. Alice Alexander,
pianist; Messrs W. II. Alderson, violinist;
W. II. Kelly, first cornet; T. J. Under,
second cornet, and Fiank Kilts, trombone;
and the laeger Concert Band.
The hail had been aristically decorated
and tables arranged by a committee of
'adies composed of Mrs. II. W. Pobst and
Misses Julia and Patty I^indon, Mollie
Boonc, Nellie Huflbrd, Etta and May
Flank ins and Narcissa Pendleton. The
table arrangements were especially pretty
and reflected great credit upon the ladies
who arranged them so tastefully in such a
small space of lime. About one hundred
could ! e seated. There was an abundance
of ice cream, cake in great variety, fruits
and candies. After these had been
served to the guests coffee was brought in.
Bev. J. N. Harman ivas called upon to
speak and made quite an entertaining
talk. At about J lo'clock the crowd broke
up,tte verdict of all beintr, the affair was a
success and Odd Fellowship a good thing.
Services for Pocahorrtas Odd Fellows.
On last Sunday night, special services
were held at the Episcopal church at Poca
hontas for the Odd Fellows. The mem?
bers of Focahontas Lodge, No. US", and
Laurel Creek Encampment, No. 17, at?
tended in a body. There were about fifty
men present in the regalia of the order.
Services were opened with the hymn "Cor?
onation" and closed with the hymn
"Blessed be the Tie that Binds." The
congregation was large, the house being
pacKcd. The sermon was preached by
Bev. W. I). Buekner, who took for his
text, Luke 10, 37. The same line of
thought was pursued as in the sermon re?
cently preached by Bev. Buekner to Blue
gran Lodge, No. 142. The sermon has
been very highly spoken of.
The sermon preached in the Methodist
church on last Sunday night by Bev. I. P.
Martin deserves a word of comment as well
as of praise. Not often is a subject: of that
kind dealt with so forcefully. It was an
encouragement to weak and faltering
Christians, and it was also a severe rebuke
to those who sneer at Christianity on ac?
count of the frailties which exist in the
Christian Church. The following thoughts,
in part, were suggested to the writer from
the discourse:
Human nature is much the same today
as it was when the first church or society
was organized, which was, as the writer
believes, in one of the tents of the Patri?
arch Abraham, and possibly is the only
society on record organized by the Crea?
tor himself. If we study carefully that
part of sacred history in the Old Testa?
ment which refers to God's visible Church,
nowhere will we find perfection, or will we
lind it either in the Christian Church,
which appears to have had its first organi?
zation shortly after the day of penlicost;
and in carefully studying the religious
status of these the first societies or churches,
they were undoubtedly further from the
standard of New Testament teaching than
are the Ctiristian churches of this age. To
go back?Is it to be supposed that Abra?
ham's household, which consisted of sev?
eral hundred individuals, were all men of
God as was Abraham, and yet they all be?
came members of this first society or
church. A pertinent question from some
would be: Why did not God create or
demand a perfectly pure and holy church
at the genesis? One among the answers
may be given: The human family were
created with a choice to do good or evil,
and this choice exists and remains in man's
life until the spirit leaves this world;* if
otherwise, then there would be no honor
or dignity or heroism in the church of God.
We know that the Apostle Paul speaks of
Christ as "presenting to himself a glorious
church, not having spot or wrinkle or any
such thing, but that it should be holy and
without blemish," but this, I believe, re?
fers to the last millennium of the Christian
centuries. If the writer's premises are
tenable, then why should the unconverted
world demand of the church more than the
Author of the church expects?
These expressed thoughts are not given
to palliate, or excuse, or as an apology for
the inconsistencies of professing Christians,
but rather to oiler to view what may be
reasonably expected from God's outward
and visible Church in this "wicked and
adulterous generation." G. 13.
Contest for Medal.
There will be a declamation contest for a
gold medal by several young gentlemen of
the larger Lite'ary .Society, of Tazewell
College, on Friday evening. May 7th, at
7:3d o'clock. j. PowBLL Koyai.i.,
Mi>s Hattie Hakmax, President.
We have Spring suits for men and boys
?all desirable shades and patterns. Our
trousers hear the stamp of artistic tailor?
ing; they set perfectly; are the regular cut
and fashionable width, and made to wear.
Harman it Cottimore.
The farmers are getting ready for corn
Mr. T. A. McGuire is improving his
store house by building a back room.
Mr. Lon Nickson has moved back to
our town. We ate glad to see our good
old friends back again.
Rev. Hubbard, pastor of the M. E.
church, will preach at Richlands,May nth,
at 11 a. m. and '> p. m.;at Bandy's Chape',
May Kith, 1! a. in.; at Pounding Mill,May
16th, .'5 p. m.; at Jones' Chapel, May 23d',
11 a. m.; Cedar BlufTMay 23d, :; p. m.
Bro, Hubbard is devoted to his work.
We noted a large crowd of fishermen on
the creek last night. Their bright lights
reflecting from the water made a pictur?
esque scene, and their merry jokes and ev?
ident enjoyment made us feel like going
Miss Kate Laird is very ill with gastric
fever, and Mi.-s Ida W'ingo has a bad at?
tack of" neuralgia.
Our assessor says he lias finished his
assessments for 1S<j7.
The second quarterly meeting of the
M. E. Church South, Bro. Adams pastor
in charge, will he held at Davis Chapel to?
day and tomorrow. We understand Bro.
J. T. Frazier, presiding elder, will conduct
the meeting We are anxious to have
?rn Frazier preach at Cedar Bluff.
Many teams are hauling on Indian Creek.
Some are hauling lumber from Mr. Adams'
mill on Beach Fork, some are bringing
ties, while others are hauling poplar logs.
Our I*. M. is selling thirteen two cent
postage stamps for a cent and a quarter.
Dr. Baylor's bird dog died this week
from an overdose of strychnine. Many
canines have died from same fatality, if
you call strychnine a fatality.
A large crowd from this place attended
meeting at Ricblands last night and report
a go od meeting.
List Tuesday night we had a business
meeting of the Epworth league.
iDAY, APRIL 29, 1:
There was a cottage prayer and praise
meeting held at the home of Pro. Adams
on Thursday night. Most all who atten?
ded told how the Lord had blessed them.
These cottage prayer meetings are well at?
tended, and the brethren and Bisters seem
to enjoy them very much.
April 24th 1897
On the 21st inst. Mr. John Rutherford
was married to Miss Mary Moretz at the
home of the biide'8 father. The ceremony
was performed bj Rev. W. Ii. Kelly.
Mr. S. V*. Kelly has recently run a line
for a tramway from Thompson's Valley,
across Rich Mountain, to this place. The
tramway will be u ed to transport lumber
from Adams' mill.
King Humbert Assaulted.
Rome, April 22.?Pietro Acciarito, the
laborer out of employment who attempted
to assassinate King Humbert of Italy, yes?
terday afternoon, has been pronounced in?
sane. The details of the anair is as fol
While King Humbert was on his way to
the races Acciarito attempted to stab Iiis
majesty with a dagger. King Humbert,
accompanied by liisj aide de-camp, General
Pondis Vagli, was going to witness the
royal dri by. Iiis assailant, who was wait?
ing outside St. John's gate, rushed up to
the carriage in w hich his majesty was
seated and al tempted to stab him.
The king avoided ihe dagger by rising
from his scat. Acciarito, seeing he had
failed in Iiis attempt to assassinate the
king, threw away his dagger. He was im?
mediately arrested by two carrabineers,
while his mages ty calmly ordered Iiis coach?
man to drive on.
Hanged By Her Bonnet-Strings.
Des Moins, la April 23.?A daughter of
Johen F. Buckley was accidentally hanged
by her bonnet-strings catching on a limb
of a tree here. The little one. aged about
five years, had been playing on a porch
but a few minutes before the accident.
Her bonnet-si rings were tied twice around
her neck to keep the bonnet in position.
She slipped when climbing on a dwarf
cherry tree and the string caught on a twig,
strangling her to death.
A State school of liorsehoeing lias been
established by the State of Maryland.
Manual training for girls is to be intro?
duced in the public schools of Chicago.
North Carolina boasts of a moonshiner
who is only l?, and is very successful in
avoiding the revenue men.
Fortune telling has become sucli a nui?
sance in Milwaukee that the police depart?
ment has been compelled to take steps for
its suppression.
Owners of fir trees hi Maine are excited
by a report current there that some of the
paper mills of the State are this season
buying large quantities of fir to be used for
paper pulp.
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I he Three Greatest Bills in the World Today
Bill McKinley, the McKinley Bill and the
Dollar Bill.
? Bill McKinley made the McKinley bill,
? the McKinley bill made Bill McKinley, and we
? trust Bill McKinley will make a few dollar bills
? for all of us. We believe better times are at
? hand for everybody. True, hard times for most
Q everybody else have been a benefit for us indi?
rectly, for it has made men sharp, made
? look for a big dollar's worth, where in
- e,
times, force of habit might have kept
trading at their old places. We never let a cus?
tomer go that once gets the habit of buying of
us. When a person conies here first he comes
because he can buy something cheap; the next
time because his first purchase wore well, and he
comes for something good.
The Spring Dress Goods in
Etamine weaves and Gren?
adine effects are better
values by 25 per cent, than
any similar goods ever
sold in this market, at.37\c
The Colored Organdies, Lin?
en Elfects, Dimities and
Lawns are trade winners,
at.GJc to 10c
Ladies' Shirt Waists....50c to 75c
Wrappers, each.75c to $1.75,
Skirts, Grenadine and Eta?
mine weaves, made over
colored linings.?2.25 to S4
The new Suits for men at ?7to
$11 are worth more, but we
bought them at bargain tigures,
so we sell that way. Don't de?
lay until they are sold.
The boys' Wash Suits, from
50c up, are beauties. Mothers,
call and inspect them.
rrisson & GiSBesoie Bros.
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Canned Goods^^ j
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| -^-Are No Longer Treated as Luxories. *
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1 hey are now regarded as necessities, 4
especially at this season of the year. They j
are healthful and appetising. We cater 4
to the public taste and carry all kinds of 4
v* ( aimed Goods, in all grades and at all 4
? prices. 4
a Corn, three varieties, in regular sized I
a cans at 7c, 10c and 12c per can. Toma
a toes, 3 lb can for 7c.
Pie Peaches, S'iC pei can. Good Peeled 4
Peaches, 2 cans for 25c. All grades of 4
Peaches up to 40c a can. Apples, 2 cans 4
for 15c. 4
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\ Fish and Rfleats^-^
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f We have the celebrated Pilgrim brand |
^ of Red Salmon, Brook Trout, Mackerel, ^
$ Shrimps, Lobsters and Sardines, with To- ^
^ mato Dressing. These goods are of high ^
^ grade and delicious. ^
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You will find at our store all grades of 4
Canned Goods at all prices. 4
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itizens of Tazeweli, Attention!
Having purchased the drug business of Mr. A.
F. Hargrave, I solicit your patronage, promising
good values and polite and prompt attention. An
experience of twenty years, many of them in large
city stores, fits me for the business.
My Stock Will Be Complete
With Fresh Drugs, New Remedies and Proprietary
Medicines. Also Toilet Articles, Perfumes,
Brushes, Combs, Soaps, Etc. Our prices will be
the lowest possible for first-class goods.
Thanking my friends and the public for past fa?
vors and patronage, I now recommend my successor
. to you, asking for him the same consideration be?
stowed on me.
I will still be found at the old stand and always
glad to sec and serve my old friends.
The Greeks Successful at Some Points.
but Beaten at Others.
The press dispatches give us details of
what is going on in the Giaxo-Turkish
War. The Greeks have been driven back
from their position on the Thessalian
frontier and have been suffering reverses
every day during the past week. They
had to retreat from their second position
at Larissa, and another stand has been
made at Pharsalia. The Greeks are
fighting stubbornly, and if defeated at
Pharsalia will retreat to the celebrated
pass of Thermopyler, where a tinal des?
perate struggle will be made against the in?
vading Turks.
The inclinations are that the superior
training of the Turkish soldiers and
superior generalship are prevailing and
that Greece wdl have to bow in defeat.
The school children of .San Francisco are
entreated to make their little contributions
for the fund for the Lincoln monument the
citizens want to place in Golden Gate Paik.
The children are promised that to every
one of them contributing twenty-live cents
there shall be given a beautifully engraved
certificate of membership, bearing a life?
like likeness of Abraham Lincoln. There
are about thirty-rive thousand children in
the city's public schools.
Governor Taylor, of Tennessee, is ill and
[ the members of the Legislature are consid?
ering the advisability of adjourning for a
recess of several weeks, as many important
bills require to be acted upon and the Gov?
ernor should be in a condition to weigh
them carefully.
First and Third Sundays of the month
at 11 a. m. and 7:30 p. m.
Holy Communion?First Sunday at 11
a. m.
Sunday school every Sunday at 9:30
a. m.
A hearty welcome is extended to all.
Rev. W. D. Buckner,
Methodist Episcopal Church South.
Public worship of God on the 1st and
3rd Sundavsat 11 A. M., on the 2nd and
4th at 7:3U P. M.
Meeting for prayer. Wednesday at 7:30.
P. M. Sabbath School at 9:30 P. M.
Meeting of Epworth League each Mon?
day nisjht at 7:30., the third Monday
night of each month being devoted to
literary work.
A most cordial welcome is extended to all.
i Isaac P. Mabtin, Pastor.
NO. 17.
This famous brand is beyond all
doubt the finest Ilye produced at
the price. We guarantee eame.
6 full Qts. 4.50 per case.
L. Lazarus & Co,
carolTnaForn $2
A two year old whiskey made
in the State that bears is name.
Made by old copper still open fire
L. Lazarus & Co.
OLD vOTTdE 25o
This is a elegant three year old
Maryland Kye pronounced by ex?
perts to he A 1.
L Lazarus & Co.
georgia? I5o
Two years old, copperstilled by
open fire process.
L, Lazarus aid Co,
Made in mountains of Virginia.
A pleasant, soft and elegant drink.
, Lazarus and Co,
$1.50, $2, $2.50, $3. & $4.
Beware of Imitated Brands
By other dealers at supposed
cut prices.
Your Money Back,
our goodsT?aranteed.
L Lazarus & ft
Pocahonlas, Va,
Prompt Attention to Mail Orders.
TOR CONSTABLE?By request of my
?*- friends, I announce myself a candi?
date for Constable in Jetiersonville Dis?
trict, election in May.
Respeci fully,
te J..O. Yousg.
TOR CONSTABLE?We are authorize I
to announce D. IL Payne as a candi?
date for Constable for Jefferson ville District
at the election to be held the 4th Thuisday
in May.
"TOR SUPERVISOR?I announce my
self a candidate for Supervisor of the
Maiden Spring District, Tazewell County,
Va. If elected I will perform the duties of
the office to the best of my ability.
W. L. C. Burke.
FOR MAGISTRATE?At the request of
many friends 1 announce myself a
candidate for Justice of the Peace in Jef?
ferson ville District.
J. M. C. Catbos.
FOR SUPERVISOR?I announce my?
self a candidate for Supsrvisor of Clear
Fork District.Tazewell County, Va.
J. H. Greevek.
FORSUPERVISOR?I hereby announce
myself a candidate for Supervisor of
Jeftersonville District.Tazewell County,Va.
J. Ed Peery.
FOR MAGISTRATE?I hereby announce
myself a candidate for Justice of the
Peace in Clear Pork District, Tazewell
County, Va.
James Sluss.
I^OR MAGISTRATE?I take this method
- to announce myself a candidate for
Justice of the Peace in Jeflersonville Dis?
trict, Tazewell County, Va. Election May
27th, 1S97. Thomas G. Crockett.
Trespass Notice.
All persons are hereby requested and
warned not to trespass on our lauds, by
fishing, hunting or otherwise, situate on
the head waters of Clinch River, Tazewell
County, Va. Those who disregard this
notice will be dealt with according to law.
Mus. KateC. Peekv,
A. J. Tynks,
W. H. Kelly,
J. W. Jones,
C. H. Peery,
W. L. Britts.
If yon Want to Save
Buy your Hardware, Tinware, Corn
Twine, Stoves, Baling Wire, Paints,
Pumps and all kinds of plumbers'
supplies, and have your plumbing
done by ttie
Opposite Com thouse, Tazewell, Va.

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