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LOCAL NEWS Personal Briefs of People at Home and Abroad Mr. Chas. A. Carroll, of Naples, spent Monday in Monterey. Mr. Lee J. Winier has rented the Seig farm near Hightown, and will move there next week. Mr. Roy Snyder, who went to Ohio last spring, returned to Mon? terey Saturday last. Mr. Wilbur, son of E. A. Wade, Esq., of Valley Center, has entered the Monterey High School. Married on the 22d by Rev. Jo? siah Beverage, John E. Wilson and Emma S. Bot kin, both of this county. Mr. and Mrs. H. P. Patterson left Wednesday morning for a short visit to Huntersville, W. Va. We call attention to the new ad? vertisements this week of the Mon? terey Water, Light and Plumbing Co., also Mr. R. M. Trimble, the down-town merchant. This, Thursday, morning was elear arrd bright, but the coldest of the season ?10 above zero, |Dr. Fox took part in a successfu fer hunt on Jackson's River last fcek, the dogs bringing in several of which was killed. Miss Hurley, who has been with B. Bishop & Co. since early fall, M called home Tuesday on ac hint of the illness of her father. The funeral services of Mr. Lafe Eye's wife will be preached by Rev. Josiah Beverage at Thorny '-''Bottom Sunday at ll o'clock. Mr. David Parmer and Miss Mol? lie Movers, both of Pendleton, were married Sunday, Rev. Josiah Bev? erage performing the ceremony. Nearly 2000 Putnam Organs are in use in Augusta and adjoining counties. We do not know of one dissatisfied purchaser. I A telephone message from Mr. L. S. Dickenson to his sister, Mrs. H. S. Johnston, Monterey, announced the death of their mother, at New Hope, on Sunday morning last. Mr. Jacob Eehard, of Sugar Grove, one of the Recorder's warm subscriber's, spent Tuesday night in the Monterey neighborhood. Mr. Dick Jones, who has been on a visit to .Richmond and other points east since last week, return? ed wednesday evening, Miss Lucy Wilson is spending some time at her old hom?, Vilna, ?on the Cow pasture. Ruth, the little fourteen-months old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. M. East ham, has been very ill this week. For several days her life "was despaired of, but she safely passed the crisin and is improving. We are informed tnat Mr. C. K. Palmer has rented the James Ry? der property, above town, and will shortly occupy. Mrs. VV. N. Wagner, who had expected to leave Tuesday morn ning to join her daughter at Kan- j sas City, was taken suddenly iii Monday night, and had to post* pone her trip. For Sale?10 or 12 shoats at 5c. par pound, gross. J. A. Whitelaw, Maude Heard Lilly, of 65 West 143rd St., New York, seeks infor? mation relative to the descendants of the Heard and Falkner fanrilies who settled in Virginia in 1700-1720. Dr. Neff, of Staunton, made a hurried trip to Monterey Sunday morning, in an automobile, and performed an operation on one of fie horses of the Monterey Stock Farm. Did you ever know of a Putnam anywhere that was not giving per tect satisfaction. They are guar? anteed for ten years by the Manu? facturers. VV. VV. Putnam & Co., Staunton, Va, Mr. Robert Lightner, of Back ?Creak, passed through town Friday on his return from Baltimore, whither he had gone with his son in-law, Mr. Coe Beverage, of Knapps Creek, to place the latter's little daughter in the hospital for treatment. Mr. Lightner reports t'le operation, which was for abcess or tumor, as successful, and little patient as doing fairly well. Mr. VV. A. Beverage and wife, grand? parents, who live near Monterey, made a trip to Knapps Creek just before the child was taken to Balti? more. / The children's "Helping Hands" Band and the Woman's Missionary Society of the Monterey Presbyter? ian church will have a sale of Christmas articles and home-made candies orr Friday, Dec. 18th, 1908, in the Crummett building, begin? ning at ten a. m. This will not be exactly an "Earthquake Sale," but there will be some other at? tractions in the way of an "Orange Growing Christmas tree" and a flourishing flower bed from which souvenirs may be obtained. Oys? ters will be served that afternoon and night. Lumber Wanted?Black walnut a rd sycamore lumber sawed strong inch. B?st Black walnut butt logs to be sawed 1 1-2 inch. Liberal prices paid. W.W. Putnam & Co., Organ Manufacturers, Staunton. Va. wpMpwpMpMswmmmxwampemsmvmmuLM We regret tb announce the rjfeftir of Miss Nina Rexrode, which oc? curred at her home, three miles east of Monterey, ou Sunday morn? ing last. She was a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. G. K. Rexrode, and is sur? vived by her mother, one sister and one brother. The illness which terminated in her death extended over a period of several months. For two years or more prior to her death she had held a position in Washington, and returned to her home last summer in an enervated state of health, re? sulting in nervous prostration. Miss Nina was an attractive young lady ?modest, refined, ancf making friends wherever she went. In the home she was both daughter and companion, and it is there that her loss will be most keenly felt. The sorrowing mother has the sym? pathy of all. Deceased was a member of the Presbyterian church, and her fun? eral, which took place Monday af? ternoon, was conducted by Rev. J. McC. Sieg, assisted by Dr. Wagner, :_x-l _a cu?.:* rt-^r, ?u,,??u miu'i UK-iii mouain.icci\ uuuavu. RECORDER HONOR LIST New And Renewal Subsections Since Our Last Issue New?Mrs. J. T. Townsend, Vailey Center. Renewals?H. H, Hevener, J. Wesley Hevener, Hightown; Miss Nettie Bryant, C. S. Peterson, J. B. Bradshaw, Ambrose Rexrode, Joe Whistleman, McDowell; Mrs. i Mahala Reed, W. VV. Terry, R. H, Griffin, Pinkney; Mrs. Lizzie Mar-| shall, Headwaters; Judge Geo. K. Anderson, Clifton Forge, Va; M. J. Colaw, Crabbottom; M. F. Wiley, A. W. Bussard, Bolar; Martin Lane, Philadelphia; Pa; T. A. Campbell, Prat, Kan; Miss Sadie Rexrode, South Africa; Mrs. Sarah Hupman, Patna, Va; Rev. Josiah Beverage, Mrs. E. J. Jones, Monterey, R. F. D. No. 1; J.R.Wiley, Mill Gap; J. C. Harold, Meadow Dale; Mrs. G. VV. Wallace, Williamsville; B. F. Jackson, McGaheysville, Va j C. A. Bradshaw, Bluefield, VV. Va; Mrs. W. Winston, La Monte, Mo; J. F. Rexrode, Bridgewater, Va; A. E. Kenney, Parkersburg, W, Va, A Dangerous Operation is the removal of the appendix by a surgeon. No one who takes Dr. King's New Pills is ever subjected to this frightful ordeal. They work so quietly you don't feel them They cure constipation, headache, biliousness and malaria. 25c. at all druggists. MARRIED. On Wednesday afternoon. Dec. 2, at the home of the bride's par? ents on Straight Creek, Mr. Dan Ralston and Miss Maud Samples, Rev. VV. Vi, Wagner performing the ceremony. These young people are well known and respected in the com? munity, and the Recorder unites with their friends in offering con? gratulations, lg Attention Read and consider for a minute and see if yeu are not disobliging yourself of a life time comfort when you fail to secure for yourself a set of the Armlock Folding Bed Spring which contain 63 first-class springs to the set, made of the best spring steel wire, galvanized with copper Springs are warranted not to break or swag down in the middle, which is the great trouble of hundreds of woven wire springs. The Arm-Lock Folding Bed Spring has now proved to be the best'sat? isfaction for the past sixteen years, and where th?y are in use they need no advertising but apeak for themselves. Now don't keep put? ting this off but simply drop me a card when you want your springs and I will deliver them to your house, fit on your bed and guaran? tee a good first-class spring. One set for $3.50 Two sets for $6.75 Three sets for $10.00, and will deliver same any wherein Highland or Pocahontas county. Can fit anv size or any kind of bed. Less than a full size bed is less in price according to size. 1 wish to thank my patrons and the public generally for former bus? iness and kindly solicit your future ordors. Address all orders to John P. Hise. Hightown, Va. Medicine That Is Medicine. *'I have suffered a good deal with malaria and stomach complaints,[ f but I have now found a remedy J c that keeps me well, and that reme-' 1 dy is Electric Bitters; a medicine ( that is medicine for stomach and ^ liver troubles, and for run down [J conditions," says W. C. Keistler, i of Halliday, Ark. Electric Bitters ^ purify and enrich the blood, tone 1 up the nerves, and impart vigor 1 and energy to the freak. Your t money will be refunded if it fails to \ \ help you. ,50c. at all druggists, lt tm mmn Nov. 30, iOOS j Mrs. Alfred Jones and Mrs. Liz zie Ruckman, have returned fron a visit to friends in Ohio and W Va. ? - Mrs. J. D. Bucher, of Bridge water spent Friday night witl Mrs. J. J. Hiner, and left Saturday ? for her home. i Mrs. Joseph M. Siron spent sev? eral days here last week, visiting i friends and relatives. Ernest Marshall and Ryland Swoope, of Williamsville, spent Sunday in town. Mrs. J. B. Bradshaw and daugh; ter, Josephine, are spending a few days in Staunton. Mrs. M. A. Hildebrand and Ed. McNulty are on the sick list, Mrs. H. M. Roane has bought property in Staunton and her son, Merlon is here packing up their household goods, preparatory to moving there. Mr. . Simmons is. here planing lumber for Mr. J.J. Hiner, who, we understand, will build a store house on the corner near Mr. Am? brose Wilfong. ? Mr. Floyd Siple is now in Au? gusta, with a view to purchasing a farm. Thompson Bros., are painting Mr. Joe Whistleman's house. Court day here Saturday, settling the troubles that occurred at the colored camp meeting in Septem? ber. Our Lyceum will meet Friday night at the school house. The question for debate is: "Resolved that women should be educated equally with men." J. N. Bradshaw's store at Wil? liamsville was robbed last Wednes? day night. The thieves got one hundred and fifty dollarsi n nioney. It is thought they had a key, the door wm found unlocked next morning, Mrs. Bratten, Misses Moore and Jones, teachers of the McDowell School, attended the Virginia State Educational Conference at New? port News last week. They were accompanied by Supt. J. L. Jones. What has become of the men of our"town? The ladies by their en? ergetic efforts raised money enough to build sidewalks through the town?the lumber has lain on the streets, for a year, rotting and warping. We hear such expressions as these,?''What a pity the side? walks are not down." Is is possi? ble that th? ladies will have these walks to put (joya! We &ugge&t that all who are interested in tlie walks of our town come prepared for work Saturday morning, Dec. 3th, XYZ Marked For Death. "Three years ago I was marked for death. A. grave-yard cough was tearing my lungs to pieces. Doctors failed to help me, and hope rjad flgd, when my husband got Dr. King's New Discovery," says Mrs. A. C. Williams; of Bac, Ky. ''The first dose helped me and improve? ment kept on until I had gained 58 pounds in weight and my health was fully restored." This medicine lolds the world's healing record for joughiJ and colds and lung and throat diseases, lt prevents pnou Donia. Sold under guarantee by ill druggists. 50c. and $1.00. Tri? ll bottle free. A large cave ha* been discovered >y a hunting party near Royal )len Mill, Grant county. It is of ?ery large proportions and contains orne wonderful specimens. It is livided ifito several large rooms, t is located on property recently mrchased by J. C. Watson, of Hey? er, and it is claimed that some, of he rooms surpass those of Luray ti beauty. This Is Worth Reading. Leo F. Zelinski, of 68 Gibson lt,| Buffalo, N. Y., says: "I cured he most annoying cold sore J ever ad, with Bucklen's Arnica Salve. applied this salve once a day for wo days, when every trace of the ore was gone." Heals all sores, 'old under guarantee at all drug ;ists. 25c. J. Alfred Taylor, prohibitioncan lldate for the iiouse of delegates in fayette county, West Virginia, has iled the following statement: Contributed nothing. Disbursed nothing, Expended nothing, Promised nothing, Expected nothing, and Received nothing. Rev. W- N- Wagner will preach it Monterey next Sunday morning it ll o'clock and at Seybert Chap :1 at 3 o'clock in the afternoon. The Rev Irl R Hicks Almanac For 1909, ready Nov. 15, lpQS, >cst ever sent out, beautiful covers n colors, fine portrait of Prof. licks in colors, all the old features ind several new ones in the book. rhe best astronomical year book ind the only one containing the rriginal "Hicks WeatherForecasts." ! ty mail 35c, on news stands 30c. I )ne copy free with Word andi Vc.rl.s, ihe best $1 monthly in i america. Discounts on almanacs J n quantities. Agents wanted. Vord and Works Pub, Co., 2201 jOCUBt Street, St. Louis, Mo. Svery citizen owes it to himself, o his fellows and to Prof. Hicks to )ossess the "Hicks" forecasts," he onlv relist h. Honor Rel!** Do* Hil! ?ui*>* Requirements: Perfect in in at tendance, 90 on all branches., an. 90 on deportment. Ella Wita Addie Armstrong, Henry* Jones Willie Hiner. J Blanche Gilbert, teache i j Lelia Wilson, Louie Wilson Nannie Blagg, Myrtle Blagg, Merl< lITull. Alice Botkin, Alfred Eagle. Rose Blagg, teacher Gladys rWkin, Lois Wilson, Ed Eagle. Lona Pope, teacher, Public Sale of Stock. Owing to change in business, I will sell at public auction, at my residence near Hightown, Va., on Wednesday, Dec. 16th, 1908, the following stock: 12 head of horses and colts-2 of them brood mares in foal by pure-bred Percheron; 4 two-year f old Ptrcheron colts; 2 yearling Per Leherons; 2 weanlings; 2 driving colts, 3 years old; 1 four-year-old Hereford bull?sired by the champ? ion of England and America; 3 (pure-bred Hereford cows; 3 milch cows; 2 three-year-old heifers; 1 two-year-old heifer; 6 yearling! heifers 2 of them pure-bred Here- j fords; 3 pure-bred Hereford bull! calves; 2 heife/calves; 1 three-year old heifer with two young calves; 1 pure-bred Polled Hereford cow j and calf; 40 or 50 ewes- about 25 ! of them yearlings. Two new road wagons; 1 surrey; 1 mowing machine; 1 buggy rake; 1 big plow; 1 double-shovel plow; 1 [pair grabs; 1 log chain; 1 set work harness; 2 sets double buggy har? ness sets single harness; 1 pair [single breast harness; 1 range stove;' 2 heating stoves; 1 sheap-shearing j machiee; some household and kitch? en furniture, and numerous other things too tedious to mention. TERMS: - On sums of $5.00 and less, oa?h. Sums over that amount negotiable notp at 12 months with interest from date. 3ts, E. W. Armstrong. ANNUAL STATEMENT OF STONEWALL! DISTRICT SCHOOL BOARD. RECEIPTS. Total balance on hand from pre? ceding year, 1013.70 Amounts received from State gchopj funds, 1399.74 Amounts received from county school levy, 610.07 Amount received from other funds during year Amounts received from district school levy, Total receints and bal? ances 1417.15 899.53' 5330.19 DISBURSEMENTS. Amounts paid school trus? tees, 50.00. Amounts paid county treas? urer, 147.91 Amounts pajd teachers, 2499.96 Amounts spent on school houses and real estate 1858.66 Amounts spent for furni? ture for school houses, 181.47 Amountsspentforother in? cidental expenses, 321.72 Total bal.onhand,Augl '08 280.47 Total disbursements and balances, 5330.19 lt. S.C. Eagle, Clerk. ?? ? ? VV. VV. Putnam & Co., Organ Manufacturers, Staunton, Va., make 87 different styles of Parlor inti Chapel organs. Low prices, sasy terms, Contractor and Builder Permanently Located We are prepared to do all classes )f wood work, ?sucl) as building iousf.s, DARKS, staijles. sheds, etc. jct us have Tour orders for Doors uni Sashes, we can save you money. Wp do a',1 kinds of shop w^rk.;, \ big shop, uiproved maihinm i md dry kiln, in fact, eyervthirg j hat goes to make an up-to-date a'id : veil equipped plant. Dealer in in all kiids of Linul>. r.; Jre.iecd Lumber I specialty. All orders receive prompt allen ion. I. B. Biissilrdi Mmiterev, Va. l^j>lh Smokeless pJ l|\ ^ Used by the ** >successful ,|, (Hf; fVERYWH^S Emulsion of Cod Liver Oil with Hypo phosphites should always be kept in the house for the following reasons: First?Because, if any member of the family has a hard cold, it will cure it. Second? Because, if the chil? dren are delicate and sickly, it will make them strong and well. Third?Because, if the father or mother is losing flesh and becoming thin and emaciated, it will build them up and give them flesh and strength. Fourth?Because it is the standard remedy in all throat and lung affections. No household should be with? out it. Send this advertisement, together with name of piper in which it appears, your address and four cents to cover postage, and we will send you a "Complete Handy Atlas of the World." JsCOTT & BOWNE, 409 Pearl St., New York Preaching Appointments i'Jf. E. Church, South, Monterey ! Circuit. 1st Sunday, Hightown, 11 a. m.: ? Trinity, 3 p. m. 2nd Sunday, Seybert, ll a. m.; Monterey, 7::j0 p. m. 3rd Sunday, Trinity, at ll a. m..' Hightown, 3 p. m. I 4th Sunday, Monterey, ll a. ni. Sevbert, 3 p. m. W. N Waoxer. j Monterey Presryterian Church. 1st Sabbath, Monterey, ll a. m.; Pisgah, 3;3Q p, m. Second Sabbath, New Hampden; ll a. m. Hightown 3:30 p. m. 3rd Sabbath, Pisgah, ll a. m., Monterey, 8 p. m. 4th Snbbath, Hightown, ll a.m.; New Hampden, 3:30 p. m. W. S. Trimble, M. E. Church, South, Crabbot? tom Circuit. 1st Sunday, Central Church, ll a. m., Union Chapel, 3 p. m. 2nd Sunday, New Church 10:30 a.m.; Central Church, 8 p. m. 3rd Sunday, Union Chapel, ll a, m.; Central Church, 8 p, m. ith Sunday, Central Church, ll a. m.; New Church, 3 p. m. Thomas Cooper. Highland M. E. Church. 1st Sunday, Union Chapel, ll r>. m., Crabbottom, 3 p. m. 2 nd Sunday, Wesley Chapel, ll a. m., Vanderpool, 3 p. m. 3rd Sunday, Asburry Chapel, ll a. m., Thorny Bottom,3 p. m. 4th Sunday, Green Hill, Ila, m., Fairview, 3 p, m. j. L. Dotson, P. C. ?1? You Nked a? Monument, Headstone or Marker, j ;et my pries. I will save you money. If t you tieeil au Iron Fence, I furnish the best for the money. Yours to serve, II. F. St.avkn, Moi,torey, Vi Agent., for The Clifton Forg<* Marble Works. The Monterey Barber Shop, Ol'EX Even Day ol' The Week. Hair cutting, shaving, shampooing and massaging. , Guarantee to please. ( 1ms Diggs, Barber. ?^jm;ff. ? m?s**-rs*rm '*I? lia OTjk^wj-.j-.jAJUMl'Ji At the Mill Patent Flour, good as Melrose $6 8o Straight Family Four - 6.40 Nice Graham Flour Brand per ton - 35-00 Pav ?1.20 a bushel for wheat. Monterey Milling Co. FOLEYSHOSEMAR V ns^sc coulls and Heals Iur\af? ?Ml in ? amiwii : WE??E MJPFfflt YOU I M You are the individual we require" The above is intended to attract the j attention of individuals who are using ;the sock instead of the bank for a depos I itory, and who in consequence are re I ceiving no interests on their savings. We pay interests on certificates of de? posit; also on savings accounts, andwould be delighted to have all present "sock bank" patrons call and talk over the "real thing" banking proposition with us. ni? FIRST NATIONAL BANK Of HIGHLAND. tUnder Government Supervision) V. B. BISHOP & CO. now have in their store their usual complete and full stock of General Merchandise, which is, by far, the largest carried by any firm in this locality. Miss Elisabeth Hurley, an expert Milliner and dross-maker, is in charge of the millinery and dress-making department, and will be glad to make some first-class ladies suits and dresses as soon as the rush in millinery is sufficiently over to allow her to do justice to herself and her customer. WE OFFER THE FOLLOWING SPECIALTIES Men's all wool gray suits a+ $4.50. and men's latest style, up to date, ready made suits from $10.00 to $16.00, which are as good as any one can offer you. Ladies', Misses' and Children's cloaks, bought of one of the best manufactories in the East, from $1.50 to $16.00, all new. A full line of free and high school school books, which will be sold for CASH only. A large line of ginghams at 5c. per yard. Also a large line of Out? ings at 6c. per yard. A large line of comforts and blankets. A bargain in men's fine shoes at $1.75 per pair. We also have in stock the celebrated Dayton shoe for men, Hamilton & Brown shoes for men, women and children, A. A. Cutter, lumberman shoes and N. Hess & Co.'s highest grade shoes for men. Our stock of hosiery and underwear is now in, and we offer ex? tremely good values in all lines. Haleys King Heaters and Borne Steel Flanges. First-class, country, oak-tanned sole leather. A full line of iron bed steads. A full line of chairs. Car load of Studebaker wagons. A full line of Parrys buggies and surries. FOUTZ'S CELEBRATED .??;.- ?.. f^Fultz's Horse and Cattle, Powder-A standard for 50 years Its reliability and purity are everywhere ?jj ~^? *" ;;, * ? f rnnwn and lts efficiency for conditioning '^^^^C^^-^j^-?^nd-cming animals of disease has never been equalled, it cures chronic cough, heaves, influenza; hide-bound diges ion, constipation, and all stomach troubles. Restores lost appetite, Hid increases the assimilation. It assists in fattening and increases the quantity of milk and cream. Foutz's Superior Poultry Food - 25c per package Foutz's Certain Worm Powder - - 50c " Foutz's Healing Powder for collar galls, etc. 25c '? ?' Foutz's Certain Kolik Cure - 50c " Foutz's Liniment - - 25c " Every article of our manufacturer is guaranteed and bears U. S\ Aerial Xo. 217. Sold everywhere. At Monterey, K. H. Trimble, drug fist. At McDowell, McNulty Bros. The David E. Foutz Co., Baltimore, Md. The Beverlv Book Co., begs to announce thal.on and a?ter Friday. November 29, we will have on display our annual gathering of holiday goods, including Jqoks, Pictures, Leather Goods, Art Goods, Brass And Japanese Goods, and mnnvotlier things that will interest Christmas shop? pers. We will he pleased to show you through our stock omi aro confident that you will find many things of inter? est. BEVERLY BOOK CO. Under ve towci clock" Staunton Va is an unpleasant task for many.^They see nothing but hardships. Why? Because they have not\he ability NOW to com? mand a salary sufficient to permit of putting some? thing away for the evening ot life. It is to-day that preparation for future comfort should be inaugurated. Have you a future? Have you ambition? The business world is full of opportunities for the man Rho has the proper training. We will prepare you. Staantal Talley Business College, lac. J. H. Atkinson, Mgr., Harrisonburg, - - Virginia THE ORIGINAL LAXATIVE HONEY and TAR Cures Coughs, Colds, Croup, La Grippe, Asthma, Throat and Lung Troubles. Prevents Pneumonia and Consumption Sold Ly al diuggists?Monterey. Swadley Bros.,Vanderpool in the YLLLOW PACKAGE! Va.