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MONTEREY, HIGHLAND COUNTY VA., FRIDAY, APRIL 29, 1910
Remedies are Needed
A?cre we perfect, which we r.re not, medicines would
not often ho seeded. But since our systems linve be?
come weekeood, impelled oad broken down through
indiscretions which have ?or:c on from the early ages,
...rough countless genetetiexa, remedies are needed to
cid Nature ia correcting our inherited and otherwise
acquired weaknesses. To reach thc 6eut of stomach
weakness and consequent digestive troubles,' there is
nothing so good as Dr. Titree':, Golden Medical Discov?
ery, a f.lyceaio compound, extracted from native medic?
inal root3?so!d for over f^rty years with great satisfaction to all users. For
^\eak Storuoch, Biliousness, Liver Complaint, Pain in the Stomach after eating,
Heartburn, Bad Breath, Belching of food, Chronic Diarrhea and other Intestinal
Derangements, the "Discovery" u a time-proven and moat efficient remedy.
The genuine has on its
outside wrapper tho
You can't afford to accept a secret nostrum as a substitets for this non-alco?
holic, medicine of known composition, not eveu though the urgent dealer may
thereby make a little bigger profit.
Dr. Pierce's Pleasant Pellets regulate and invigorate stomach, liver and
bowels. Sugar-coated, tiny granules, easy to take as caudy.
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BATH ROOM SUPPLIES, PIPE Al
and everything in the Telephone line.
If you have an old telephone have it repaired, or trade it
in on a new one. Don't buy a cheap telephone
but by the best. If you have
'phone trouble, call and see me. Information given free.
W. F. KYLE,
W. Main Street. Monterey, Va.
w-W'* Zs '??,::???". ', :^r T--^Z
i ? i j can save money
anti get better material,
bel ter workmanship
and a more artistic de?
sign, by buying a mon
ii ment o r beadstoi e
I rom me
If yon need ap iron
fence, I furnish the lies'
for the money.
\Y. E. NXYUF.R, Ilighl-wn Va , Agent
For The If in*<iii Mm hie Work*
SPECIAL PROPERTIES FOR SALK.
1. Farm and mill, at station, 160 acres good lind, brick dwelling and
all outbuildings; mill 36x40, 4 stories with elevators and necessary
machinery for grinding corn and wheat. Fine custom. Price
$9,000. Important to sell at once.
2. Level farm in a beautiful section, 575 acres, about 400 cleared, bal?
ance limber. Very go.d land, easily cultivated aud productive in
grass and cereals. Comfortable frame house, outbuildings, 3 miles
hom station. See thia farm and you will buy it. Will offer $22.50
3. Do you wish a largo body of good hind in a splendid region, whese
property is increasing in value? Examine with us 775 acres; mod?
ern machiney can l?e used on most of it; much of farm in good con
c.-.ndita.n; 10 room dwelling; nice home; .'. miles from station.
$20,000 will prul ably bo accepted^
Immediate correspondence about these and other properties is solicited.
Ad\Ue us where you wish to lot-ate, the amount you desire to In?
vest, and information will be promptly sent. Our register is free.
H. W. HII.LEARY & CO., - - - Charlottesville, Va.
Yen ladles, who have pale faces, sallow complexions,
dark circles under eyes, drawn features and tired, worn
out expressions, you need a tonic.
The tonic you need is Cardui, the woman's tonic.
It is the best tonic for women, because its ingredients
are specifically adapted for women's needs. They act on
tlie womanly organs and help to give needed strength and
vitality to the worn-out womanly frame.
Cardui is a vegetable medicine. It contains no min?
erals, no iron, no potassium, no lime, no glycerin, no dan?
gerous, or habit-forming drugs of any kind.
It is perfectly harmless and safe, for young and old to use.
The Woman's Tonic
"After my doctor had done all he said he could for me,"
writes Mrs. Wm. Hilliard, of Mountainburg, Aik., "I took Car?
on the advice of a friend, and it helped me so much.
"Before taking Cardui, 1 had suffered from female
troubles for five years, but since taking it, I am in good health.
"1 th'nk there is some of the best advice in your book
that I ever s<av." Your druggist sells Cardui. Try it
Write to: Ltd**' Advisory Dept. Ch^inooga Medicine Co.. Chattanooga. T;nn..
for Special Imiructh/ns, anU <>4-.>aj;e book, "Home Treatment foi Women," seat iree.
Milo Maize For Horses.
The farmer who plants a good acre
ge of milo has practically insured for
imself a good supply of gralu for his
i-ork teams. Horses and mules have
food hard work well all summer, such
s breaking prairie, with uo grain but
Hilo. Horses doing heavy farm work
hon ld he given three good feeds of
nilo grain a day. Milo In the head ls
miall? fed. one-half more heads being .
iven at a feed than would be given I
ars of cons. Most teamsters prefer
i) feed milo in the head to horses, cut
log the mala stem off close to the
rad. The main stem of the head and
lie many little stems that bold the
pedi force the horses to do a large
mount of chewing before the feed can
e swallowed, and this mastication
rinds the grain aud mixes lt with
lie saliva, greatly increasing the pt?*
The seeds of nillo are small, and
rberp the thrashed seed is fed to
t-rnefl lt is chewed very little, and
indi of tlie seed passes through un
igested. Feeding milo lu the ImmiI
aves all expense of preparation, mid
he small steins of Hie brail ratetl Witll
he grain seem to nhl in dilnilug th?*
rain in the stomach, makin*; it more
tirade I tie Morl; just as uirefnliy as
ou grade the dairy herd. Wend ont
he poor animals ami keep thc nest.
Judicious Feeding Necessary.
A Sock will go tbrougb a winter
heltered by ntl opiMi nImh!. ImH no
lock ever came out nf a winter Id
hrifty condition without judicious
Shearing Machines' Worth.
Shearing machines beat hand shear
ng every time. They are not expen
ive. and they cause fewer wounds
nd do the work more evenly than the
vemge farmer eau do with the old
Easy to Build ? Feed Rack.
A good ra< k for '"edlng sheep con
ie made by almost any sensible farm
r. About all that is needed ls a sup
iort for the hay so tim* lt shall not
all to the ground r*ad be wasted and
Iso be handy for the sheep to get at.
Gains In Lambs.
Lambs which are well cared for In
he spriDg and which have ? run on
ood grass aloue when six months old
hould average from MO to IOC) pounds
nd at eighteen months, with good
are. should average 130 to 100
Attend to the Wounds.
Sheep become lacerated ou wire
ences or other objects. Watch the
rounds carefully and If maggots ap.
ear wash the wounds with a weak
olution of carbolic acid and water,
f the wounds are deep aud difficult
i reach inject the solutiou with a
mall Riant syringe
USE ALLEN'S FOOT-EASE,
The antiseptic powderto be shaken into the shoes,
f you have tired, achin? feet, try Allen's Foot-Ease, j
t rests the feet and makes new or tight shoes easy. I
'ines aching, swollen, hot, Bleating feet. Helieves '
oms and bunions of all pain and gives rest and I
prnfort. Always use it to Break in New shoes. I
ry it to-day. Sold everywhere, _5 cts. Don't ,
Kept any substitute. For FHEE trial oackage,
Jdrvss Allen S. Olmsted, Le Roy, N. Y. '
rhoQsands Have Kidney
Trouble and Never Suspect it
How To Find Oat.
Fill a bottle or common glass with your
vater and let it staud twenty-four hours;
a brick dust sedi?
ment, or settling,
stringy or milky
appearance of ten
indicates au un?
tion of the kid?
neys ; too fre?
quent desire to
pass it or pain in
he back are aiso symptoms that tell you
he kidneys and bladder are out of order
nd need attention.
T7hat To Do.
There is comfort in the Luov.led~c so
ftes expressed, that Dr. Kilmer's
wamp-Root, the rrcat kidney remedy,
ulfills almost every wish in correctit'er
heumatfcm, pain in the back, kidneys,
i ver, bladder and every part of thc urinary
assage. Corrects inability to hold water
nd scalding pain in passing it, or bad
fleets following use of liquor, wine or
eer, and overcomes that unpleasant ne
essity of being compelled to go often
Iirough the day, and to get up many
mes during the night. The mild and
nmediate effect of Swamp-Root is
aon realized. It stands the highest be
ause of its remarkable
ealth restoring prop
rties^ If you need a f^S.iSJ.ajii-S:
ledicme you should |S5!2236;j!l!2_;""
ave the best. .Sold by
ruggists in fifty-cent
nd one-dollar sizes.
You may have a sample bottle sent free
ymail. Address Dr. Kilmer & Co., Bing
amton, N. Y. Mention this paper and
-member the name, Dr. Kilmer's Swamp- '
oot, and the address, Binghamton,
I. Y., on every bottle.
,CT Unfit CAD Sel< '" ?onr f,,rs' ????
iIC I 171 UnC rUll **"*"nd hi'i("<- wepar
? ?*? iii wilta ? WIS Ul0re for them thun any
'flllD CUD otber buyer in sny other town or
UlJn lUSi city in the world. Furs or bides
~ " bri nu from 10 to 60 per cent, more
>re than If you send them el se* hers and twice what
u can get at home, no matter where you live. If yon
ap or buy fur send today for our big free catalogue,
uppers' cuideand niHrketrenmt. Free for the asking
id worth mony }* to you. Write today; thia Bay uot
.pearagain. 0opry H,de ^ Fup Co
. O. Box No. 4a, i Corry, Pa.
fou Don't Want
SPRING BED !
lade, sold end warranted
y JOHN F. HISE, j
JL- A ...__.
EXPERT POTATO CULTURE.
Specialist Gives Hints For Growing
Tubers on Irrigated Land.
One of the recent farmers' bulletins
issued by tlie department of agricul?
ture is written by E. H. (jrubh of
Carbondale, Colo., an expert grower,
The Improved planters of today open
the furrow, drop the seed, cover it,
dru. the dirt over the seed and (^ark
the next furrow. Lgggch a plain* pj
Ira wu hy two horses. Tb*'J liter
plant! the potatoes about two or two ,
Mid one half Inches below thc surface !
;>f the soil. Experiment* with potatoes ]
planted in rows all the way from thir
ly-six to forty-two inches apart indi- i
cate that the best distance depends
upon the seasonal conditions and type
sf soil. It is a problem for naen grow*
pr to solve for himself. The distance
ipaii thc potatoes should he plained
In the row also depends so much upon
the variety, the fertility of the soil, j
the availability of water, etc.. that
seen farmer must determine this from '
lils own experience. 1 plant them I
Sight inches apart in rows thirty-six '
Inches apart. This gives the largest j
tonnage of potatoes of desirahle size.
The writer's experience has been that ,
seed of large size (two to six ounces)
jin .duce strong, vigorous shoots, as
they furnish an ample supply of plant j
food to sustain a strong and vigorous
growth until the feeder roots can take
jp the foot! from the soil.
During the last two years the nest
results were obtained from planting
medium sized whole seed. While the
cost of the seed has Peen considerably
irreator, the stand has been approxi?
mately perfect. Experience has prov?
ed that from one or two eyes only are
sprouts developed in uncut seed. The
seed end furnishes a strong vine. The
jther eyes usually remain dormant.
One of thc greatest advantages of
using whole seed is the protection
from disease which may be present In
the soil and which may attack the
more tender exposed parts of tlie cut
As soon as possible after the pota
ocs are planted the cultivator should
ye started. This implement has four
(hovels, each four or five Inches wide
md about fifteen inches long, two on
>aeh side of the row. and ls drawn by
DIGUWO POTATOES ON IHRJGATKD LAND.
two heavy horses. These shovels
diould run as dose as possible to the
limited tubers without disturbing
hem. The first cultivation adds to
he depth of the dirt over the seed
ind permits the use of a light smooth?
ing harrow without disturbing the tu
hers. The cultivator also loosens the
soil on each side of the row and better
fits it for the potato roots which will
soon invade lt.
After this the potatoes should be
hallowed once a week, if possible,
Irst lengthwise of the rows and then J
across, until the vines are five to six
After this the cultivator ls used, but
is not run so deep as at the first cultl
ratlon. Frequent shallow cultivation
;eeps tho surface of Ihe soil loose.
?onserves the moisture and gives a
?hance for the root system to spread.
PREPARING CORN FOR HOGS.
Iowa Bulletin Offers Valuable Sugges?
tions to Farmers.
In the corn belt, where corn is tlie
principal hog food and hogs one of
tlie principal farm products, the best
method of preparing corn for feeding
to hogs is a question worthy of the
itteniion of every farmer. The most
oaimoii method of feeding corn is in
the ear just as it comes from thc
crib. Other methods that are often
used are shelling and soaking, grind?
ing and feeding dry, grinding and soak?
ing and grinding together with thc
.ob. It ls estimated that lt took a
hundred million bushels of corn to
feed the hogs of Iowa last year, ac?
cording to a bulletin from the Iowa
experiment station. To have shelled
ind ground this corn would have cost
13,000,000. In order to find out wheth?
er or not such an expenditure would j
tie Justified the animal husbandry sec- ;
tlou of tlie Iowa experiment station j
conducted a series of experiments In |
which corn prepared in all these dif?
ferent ways was fed to both young '
ind old hogs. These experiments, I
tvhich were conducted during 1907 and
1008. produced some interesting and j
raluable results. The data and cou- i
?lusions obtained from th^se esperi- j
Dents have been published In bullo
tin No. 106. A careful study of this j
mlletin will be of groat value to every
_0g grower in the corn belt and give
i definite basis on which to plan fu?
ture feeding operations. Copies cnD
lie obtained from Director C. P. Cur- j
ttes, Iowa experiment station, Ames, ?
Ia., as long as the supply lasts. \
we kindly ask
onie time ago, am
hem to return same
V. B. Bishop & (fo
AUTO TRUCKS FOR FARM.
Hardy Horseless Vehicle Gradual!}
Coming Into Agricultural Use.
Ono of the latest developments Ii
the automobile truck for heavy haul
ing ou the farm. The accompanyini
illustration shows one of these bij
gasoline driven vehicles doing heav:
duty on a Virginia farm where uuti
a few years ago the patient ox teau
drew the big loads. That the aut<
truck ls penetrating the byways of th<
south is a significant sign of the times
Pot some years the horseless dray ha:
been at work on many of the grea
western farms. Now it is becomiuj
known in older communities.
The auto truck where the roads an
fairly good is of inestimable servici
ALTO TRUCK FOR FARM HAULING.
In hauling produce to town and ii
conveying machinery or banding ma
terlal from one part of the farm ti
another. Some farmers who have ac
quired this convenient vehicle help t<
pay for it by hiring its services ti
their neighbors upon demand.
Of course the cost of a farm trucl
is too high at present for the smal
farmer to find it a paying proposition
but each year the price is decreasing
while it is said the serviceability o;
the trucks increases.
CURIOUS FARM FACTS.
Tulips will bloom bettor in the housi
if they are left until after New Year'i
to make roots.
A sensation In potato growing hai
been created in the neighborhood o
Ridgely, Md., or at Richardson, a sub
urb, by the discovery that potatoei
grown in a barrel yield enormously.
A white duck owned by C. W. Wint
zler of Bridgeport, Conn., is normal ii
all respects save that it has no breast
bone and over its breast feathers havi
never grown. The skin at this poln
ls thin aud almost transparent, am
underneath this shallow protection oin
san see plainly the fowl's heart action
Making bulbs blossom In the hous
in winter ls one of the easiest process
es lu the world and adaptable even t>
city apartments, which is saying th
last word about house plants. Hya
Cintba will bloom within a mouth in i
Tye glass or a bowl of pebbles. Yoi
can buy the whole thing ready to fll
with water and set on your mantel
piece for 30 cents.
On account of the starch they con
tain potatoes are valuable as food
The potato tuber consists mainly of i
mass of cells filled with starch and en
circled by a thin, corky rind. Tb
chief value of the potato as an articli
of diet consists in the starch it con
tains and to a less extent In tho pot
ash and other salts. The quantity o
nitrogen lu its composition ls small.
There was never a farm touched bj
an Interurban trolley line but that it:
value was greatly increased. Karn
lands on interurban lines have ad
ranced to a>s high as $2!X) per acre. Tin
trolley converts a country home lut<
a suburban home. Thousands of peo
pie move Into the country with theil
families, where they live the yeal
round, while their work ls in the city.
If the young men who are brough
up cn the farms do not want to sta;
there lt ls up to them, but there an
200.000 more farms in the country nov
than there were ten years ago. ant
there are &O0O.O00 of them now, v.itl
30,000,000 people making a fine liveli
hoed thereby. Y.'e cannot find it In ow
hearts to pity the "poor farmer." Hi
ls getting along all right and if Iii;
sou ls wise he will stay by him.
The Baldwin apple first grew as j
chaine needling ou the farm of a Jobi
Ball iu eastern Massachusetts and wai
later brought Into prominence by i
Colonel Baldwin. These facts are stat
cd 0U a handsome monument whlcl
was a few years ago erected on tb
spot where this first seedling tre<
grew, and the millions of Baldwin:
which have been grown since lb
birth of this first tree in about 1744
are direct descendants of it.
Age of Apple Trees.
A good four-year-old apple tree, 1
well grown and dug carefully, is a de
sirablc tree for a town lot or the vii
lage garden, but is not to be recom
mended for orchard planting. It ii
too expensive, as the grower mus
have a big price for it to pay him foi
use of land and lubor to grow, dig am
pack such a tree. It is too large t<
handle properly and plant In the or
chard, and the shock ls too great foi
such a large tree to be removed af tel
growing four years lu a crowded nurs
ery row. The chances are all agalns
the tree being of desirable shape, anc
there ls but little chance for the plant
er to get lt into the desired shape o
the modem orchard tree. The ver.
best tree to plant in the orchard is i
good one year tree. Such a tree shoulc
be from three to five feet high, accord
lng to variety, some varieties makin*
much more growth than others In th<
same soil. The roots of this ono yeal
Mee are ready to take right hold o:
the soil and commence to grow. Th<
top of this one year tree te easily form
ed to any desired height aud shapi
that suit the owner and ls to bc pre
ferred to any other size or age of tree
Set side by side, lt will bear a crop o:
fruit before the older and larger tree.
Men's, boys' and youth's reach
made clothing at Highland Merc.it:
8ubget.befor the RECORDER
1,000,000 times larger than the
Millions upon millions of miles a
The comet is composed of three
parts?nucleus, head an tail. The
head is of the same composition as
the tail, only denser. The head is
so transparent that stars can be
seen shining through it. Nothing
is known of the composition of the
It is composed of gas and minute
particles of metal not unlike dust.
Should the tail be long enough,
when, on May 18th, the comet cuts
through the plane of the earth, to
reach the earth, the effect would be
a fine display of luminous vapor.
Time or Passage.
Between 7:30 and 8:30 on the
evening of May 18th the comet will
pass between the earth and the
sun. As the sun sets in Virginia
on that date at 7:15, the World
Almanac says it cannot be witness?
ed in this state, but might be seen
from California, Hawaii, Philip?
pines and Japan, although it may
be possible that at that time it will
not be able to be seen even with
At the time the comet passes
through the plane of the earth it
will be 78,360,000 miles from the
sun, 14,640,000 miles from the
earth, and the tail, which always
streams away from the sun, would
have to be more than 14,640,000
miles long to envelop the earth,
and it may not be that long. The
comet reaches its nearest point to
the sun about the middle of April.
While the orbits of the earth and
the comet cross each other, they
are not in the same plane. In oth?
er words, it is no ''grade crossing."
Thus, no collision of the earth and
comet is possible.
The Best Views.
The best views of the comet for
the general public will be from the
middle of May, when it will be seen
with the naked eye just before
dawn a little south of where the
sun rises and a little distance above
the horizon; and again for a couple
of weeks after May 18, when it will
appear just after sunset, a little
south of west and at a considerable
height above the horizon.
Finest Spectacle-The most in?
teresting spectacle is expected to
be afforded on May 1, when the
comet nears Venus. The planet
and the comet will be the same dis?
tance from the earth and every one
will be able to note their relative
sizes. To see the comet then, one
will have to be up before five
o'clock in the morning. In fact,
only the early risers will see the
comet before it passes between the
earth and the sun.
Once Nearer.- In* 1835 Halley's
comet came within 5,000,000 of the
earth. As it did not then pass be?
tween the earth and sun, the tail
was pointed in another direction.
The tail always paints away from
No. Danger.? Eminent astrono?
mers say there is no danger. It is
not known for cerlain, when the
comet passes between the earth and
sun, whether or not the tail will be
long enough to reach and envelop
the earth. A California chemist
claims to have discovered cyanogen
gas (a deadly poison) in the tail.
Prof. Fiost, of the Yerkes observa?
tory, says: "The density of the
comet is about the density of the
vacuum in an electric bulb, and
there cannot possibly be enough
poisonous gas in it to hurt a fly."
AIRSHIPS TERRIFY ANIMALS.
All animals are terrified by air?
ships. Partridges, quail and other
igame birds crouch and hide, while
j domestic fowls titter loud warning
' notes the instant they perceive the
i monstrous bird of prey. The Swe?
dish aeronaut, Van Hoff ken, while
sailing at a moderate elevation, ob?
serves that elks, foxes, hares and
! other wild animals fled at his ap?
proach, and that dogs ran howling
I into the house. While the Zeppe?
lin III was going from Dusseldorf
- to Essen, the aeronauts on board
' noticed that horses and cattle gal?
loped franticly over the fields on
*' catching sight of the airship.
TO BUILD A FINE ROAD.
A plan of road building is being
worked out in the state of Wash?
ington worthy of imitation in other
parts of the country. The Good
Roads Association of Spokane
thought out the plan, and work
toward its realization will be start?
ed this year. With the dispatch
shown in doing things of this kind
in the Northwest, the road will
probably be built out in three
It is proposed to construct a
speedway and driving road be?
tween Spokane, Wash., and Coeur
d'Alene, Idaho, a distance of 31
miles, at an expense of $10,000 to
the mile. Funds for the improve?
ment will be raised by assessment
of the property contiguous to the
highway and that specially benefit
ted by it in the two states, bills for
the purpose having already been
presented in legislatures of the two
states. The road is plannnd 60 feet
wide and to be constructed on
the general plan of the macadam
A novel feature of the highway
will be its shade trees. In the first
place, the road will have on each
side a line of apple trees 40 feet
apart, and between them will be
English elms. The idea of the tip?
ple trees is to show upon the high?
way one of the principal products
of the country and furnish to
strangers in the land an example of
the apple culture of the state.
At intervals along the road will
be fountains to furnish water for
man and beast and some attention
will be given to providing foot
paths and bicycle paths along the
side of the highway. JThe proposed
road taps four small towns, and
when complete will be one of the
finest pieces of road in the North?
The road contractors in Bluegrass
district are hereby reminded that
their roads are to be worked up ac?
cording to contract by May 1st.
Weather conditions having been so
favorable, the com'r will be slow to
accept any excuse from contractors
who are behind with their work.
Please be prompt and fulfill your
contract in spirit, if not in letter,
making it possible for me to recom?
mend, with pleasure, payment as
per contract. I cannot recommend
payment to delinquents.
Claude D. Newman,
Com'r Road* Bluegrass District.
At a meeting of the stockholders
and directors of the First National
Bank of Highland held at the bank?
ing house at Monterey, Va., April
19, 1910, the following resolutions
Whereas, Jared A. Jones, who,
from the time of its organization
to his death, served .as the faithful
and efficient cashier of this insti?
Resolved. 1. That we unani?
mously and sorrowfully deplore the
tragic circumstances of his death.
2d. That his systematic and
business like methods in the finan?
cial conduct of this bank have been
a considerable factor in bringing it
to its present high standard of effi?
3d. That we greatly appreciate
the fidelity, patience, courtesy and
ability ever displayed in his work
and his association with every one
connected with this institution and
that we will ever cherish the mem?
ory of our association with him.
4th. That we have always found
him kind and considerate in the
performance of the duties of his
office, a friend to those seeking his
advice, regardless of their station
in life, a safe advisor in all things
financial, a true and faithful guar?
dian of the interests of the bank
and all those who sought it as a
means in the transaction of finan?
5th. That we extend to the be?
reaved family and friends our
hearty sympathy, that a copy here?
of be sent to his family, a^copy be
entered in the records of this bank,
and a copy be furnished the High?
land Recorder for publication.
J. A. Whitelaw, /
I. H. Trimble, Com.
O. P. Chow, \
There arrived in New York last
week and were placed on tl e mar?
ket 891 carcasses of frozen mt.Mon
from far-off New Zealand. This
mutton paid a duty of 1 1-2 cents a
pound before being received in New
Royal Kiliff, the Kentucky sad?
dle horse, will make the season of
1910, at H. P. Patterson's stable,
Monterey, at New Hampden, Va.,
and at my stable 2} miles south
of Hightown, Va.
f.ee J. ?Wimer.