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gpectetat, WED.NESUAS, FKBRCAKY 9, 1887. Local Oepai'tment. Neiirly Eighty The Atlanta (Ga Constitution was furnished by R. S. Pyne one of the surveyors, on the Americus, Preston and Lumpkin Railroad in that Stale, a copy of the Staunton (Va.) Eagle from which extracts were made accompanied wltn remarks as follows: "Tbe Constitution has been allowed to peruse the columns ol the Staunton Eagle, a newspaper published at StauntoD, Friday, May 13th, 1808.

It is a neatly pilnted five column folio, and was number 43 of volume 1. Under the heading ofthe paper was the following motto: "Here shall the press the people's rights maintain, Unawed by influence, or unbrlbed by gain: Here patriot uth its glorious precepU draw, Pledg'd to Religion, Liberty, and Law." The paper was printed from long primer type. It had a'-Temple of the Muses," in which appeared a poem by Columbus "On Dueling." In the "Temple of Hilarity" were two witty paragraphs, one of which was a Joke about the honesty of lawyers. A marriage in Georgia and one in Maryland were recorded under the headline, "Hall of Hymen." The 4 Repository of Death" contained notices of three deaths. On the first page are printed, "By Authority," two acts passed by the "Tenth Congress of the United States, began and held at tbe City of Washington, on the twemy-sixth day of October, In the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and ssveu." The acts were signed by J.

B. Varnum, speaker ofthe house of representatives, and Geo. Clinton, vice-president of tbe United States and president of the senate, and approved by Th. Jeflbreon. There were nearly two columns or "Late and Important Foreign Intelligence," which would now be considered very much belated.

In a communication from New York under tbis beading, dated April 23, It Is stated that "late last night our boat reached tow from tho very fast sailing ship Ocean, Captain Bunker, in twenty-four days from Plymouth, England. By this arrival the- editors of the Gazette have received London papers to 25th of last month (nearly two months before the Eagle received the news,) and now give a hasty sketch or their most important contents." Below are some extracts from this letter, whish will be found Interesting reading matter: On tbe 17th. of February the French got down some heavy cannon and took possession of Fort Scylla and made 1,000 prisoners. Russia ias declared War against Denmark and Prussia have also declared Wf.r against Sweden, "Bonaparte has created several princes, dukes, barons, and the dignitaries of the French empire have been raised to the rank of princes, and their oldest sons are to be dukes." In another column the Eagle points with pride to its enterprise in giving its readers foreign news only two months old. It would seem that, the Eagle was republican in its politics as opposed to tho federalists, judging from tbe fact that it congratulates Its republican readers "on the prosperous issue of the elections in Massachusetts, ann rejoices that the VIRTUE, the PATRIOTISM, and the INTELLIGENCE of New England Is superior to the arts of INTRIGUE and CORRUPTION." The particulars of a duel were given in its local columns as a matter of little importance.

The paper is clearly printed and remarkably well preserved. The oily difference lo be noticed between it and the modern paper being the absence of an editorial page and display advertisements. "Doctor, I can neither lay nor set. What shall I do?" "I think you had better roost," was the reply. Now if the doctor had prescribed a bottle of Salvation Oi), for the poor fellow's rheumatism, it would have relieved his patient at nee.

23 cents. Straw hats and linen dusters will not be so very popular as heretofore; Dr. Bull's Cough Syrup, however, will be as popular as ever at 25 cents. Personal. Harry Tucker has returned from his visit to his father's family in Washington city.

Mr. Charles Sltllngton, of Millnoro' Springs, Bath county, was in this city last week, a guest ofthe Hoover House. The Washington correspondent of the Alex. Gazette, under date of the sth "Representative-elect Yost, ofthe Staunton, district, in Virginia, a republican, was on the floor to-day." Mr. Chas.

E. Hudson, who has filled so acceptably the position of Assistant Commissioner of the Revenue for this city, has accepted a cleikship with the Mason A Foard Company, Frankfert, and has left for his new home. The marriage of Mr. McHenry Holliday and Miss Mary Ambler Kinaey, daughter of Major A. F.

Kinney, Teller ofthe National Valley Bank of Staunton, will take plase this afternoon at Ihe Episcopal Church. Mr. J. W. Spitler, left yesterday ou a visit to friends at St.

Augustine, Fla. He will make a general observation whilst in the youth-land of flowers. Mr. Spitler has in his care Mrs. W.

O. Stiff who visits friends in Atlanta, and Mr. E. G. Eakle, who is in feeble health, and his wife, who visit friends at Macon, Gi.

Among the personals ofthe Rockbridge Neu-s ofthe Ith are the two "Mr. G. Stover, of Augusta county, is visiting his fott Wert, of this place. "Miss E. K.

Stover, of Augusta, Is on a visit to her brother, Mr. W. W. Stover, of this place." The Mlines correspondent of the Page Neics "Mr. P.

A. Raas and his sister-in-law. Miss Henkel. both from Stauntou, Va will conduct a hot.el here in the house recently vacated by Mr. J.

C. Henkel." a The Woodstock of thelth "Hon. H. C. Allen, of this place, was taken sick with rheumatism at the last term or the county court, several weeks aud has been conflued to his bed ever since.

A lew days ago he was very ill. so muc'i so as to cause some alarm, bat at this writing he is better, and it Is hoped that he will soan be out again. His sufferings have heen very great, the pain at times becoming almost unbearable." Dr. Douglas Tardy has resigned hia post of demonstrator of anatomy In the University of Virginia, and Dr. L.

E. Flannagan baa been appointed to fill the vacany for the remainder of the session. Dr. Tardy's health required his his retirement. Garden Seed from the old house or Landretb Sons, at G.

G. CHILD'S. A Great Sale of Blooded the greatest sale on record or fine blooded horses will take place at Lexington, Kentncky, 21st. aud continue five days. The Newport News and Mississippi Valley Company will make a round-trip ticket at reasonable rates, allowing a lull layover, and giving ample time before and after tho sale for travel.

P. H. Woodward, Passenger Agent, Staunton, will answer all enquiries. The liitmnant Counter is'attracting great attention at SHIRKEY A TAYLOR'S. feb2-lt 0 CABINET FHOTOGKIPHS at BERKELEY'S reduced to 83 per half dozen, and 85 per dozen.

Jans-6t Destructive destructive flro occurred on the farm of Mr. A. A. Sproul near Swoope, Sunday last. About 12 o'clock in the day, a fire, then well advanced, was discovered in the stable, and near to It were the granary and corn-house, and all were destroyed.

Stored la the buildings were 400 bushels or wheat, from 230 to3oo of corn, loOofoals, Dr. Murray's sulky, wheat-fan, corn-sheller, aDd several tons of hay and some other articles, as well as a fine horse, all or whioh were consumed. The rarm is in charge of Mr. John Sproul, and Mr. Thomas Spitler engaged on it occupies the dwelling.

They were at the Mrs. Spitler gave the alarm and endeavored to save the horse, but could not. The buildings were insured iv the East Augusta Fire Company. The fire is supposed to have been accidental, though the origin is unknown. AS IMPORTANT positive cure for Diphtheria, Sore Throat, and kindred diseases by the use of Hire's Jpuiu Cure.

Sold wholesale and retail by Dr. N. wholesale by W. R. Tyree, Staunton.

Va. Sold by all Druggists. Ladles, you can get Bargains in Dress Patterns. Call before purchasing, at WELLER'S. That dreadful cough c-in be stopped uy using Dr.

BERKELEY'S COMPOUND COUGH SYRUP. Sold by G. CHILD. taronnd-Hog Day. The believer in the Ground-Hog, and what Virginian is not.

wil! glad to know that on Wednesday last, Feb. day that that Hog has ior centuries fixed upon for forecasting the end of bad weathe did not see his shadow. He walked about, made some calls, looked sternly in the office window of a certain skeptical newspaper, and putting on bis glasses, looked carefully for bis shadow. Not perceiving it, he opened bis Weather Record and made this entry 'The winter has good crop this year." By sundown he had sold his overcoat, given away his Arctics and umbrella, bought a tan and linen duster, and was back in bis Vindicator, Feb. Wi The above appeared in tbe Vindicator on Friday morning, and on the next morning- ground was covered with snow and the weather was of quite a wintry character.

The prophet ofthe weather, the imprudent Ground-hog, with his shivering body covered with snow, and bis teeth chattering with cold, called at the office of our credulous neighbor, and, addressing him, said "I have no use for a fan and linen duster, but sadly need an overcoat, arctics, and fact, I feel that I have made a fool of myself. My dear disciple, how do you feel? Ditto, eh? vVell, It Is mortifying to be so deceived, but a frank confession is good for the soul. I implore you not again to be guilty of the rashness of publishing such a paragraph as you did yesterday morning." The credulous disciple pledged that he would not, saying that, ir he did, "he hoped his right hand might forget its cunning, and bis tongue cling to tbe roof of his mouth." The Ground-hog, seeming to be satisfied with this pledge, put on his "overcoat and arctics," picked up his umbrella," and took his leave, saying "I will now hie to my hibernal homeandthere remain till 'the winter is past; the rain is over and gone the flowers appear on the earth the time of the singing of birds is come, and the voice of the turtle is heard In our j.u revoir. Ta-ta," If your baby is restless while teethiug give it Dr. Eull's Baby Syrup.

One dose will relieve it. Consider Day's Horse Powder your next friend. Use it all the year round, it Is the best. Prudent people always keep Dr. Bull's iiaitimore Pills convenient.

Tbey are better than a doctor. A meritorious article, Cologne. The snow and wintry weather a few days after ground-hog day was a great disappointment to those who were expecting good weather on tho faith of that weather-prophet, but the mild weather for tha past, several days has encouraged them to hope that his prophrey may bi, at least, partially verified. "Disappointments Bluk the heart of man, but the renewal of hope gives consolation." What Is to bo the character of the weather during next six weeks remains to beseen. If the present mild weather shall continue for six weeks, then we may score one for the ground-hog, notwithstanding ue had been nearly frozen to death three days after his prophecy on the 2nd Instant.

It is too soon yet for him and his disci pies to boast. It is not wise to ''halloo before getting out woods." He has missed it for so many years that it is about time be was bitting it, else his disciples will lose faith. is easy for them to believe what they wish to believe, once in four years will suffice for them. 1 Fie; Syrup is a pleasant thing to take in place of such nauseous doses as Castor Oil and Salts. For sale by G.

Or. CHILD. Association. is the title of a' little monthly paper, 25 cts. a year, issued by the Y.

M. C. of Charlottesville, organized April 15,1553, a copy of which, the first have received. That Association is in a flourishing condition, and two Junior Branch for the boys, and a Railroad Branch for Railroad employees. Lessons In music and stenography are furnished free.

An article entitled '-Evening Classes'' we copy from the Association News as follows "Two of these are vow being conducted, one in stenography, ou Monday evening from 7:30 to 8:30, and one in music ou Thursday evening at the same hour. ProT. Wade has the class in music, and had fourteen pupils to greet him last Thursday evening when the class The class in stenography numbers eighteen, and ooth are free to niernoers of the Association, Junior Branch, and Ladies' Auxiliary. These are golden opportunities to get knowledge, aud you would do well to enroll your name at once if you propose taking up these studies, for these classes are limited." This is a valuable feature. Innocent games are indulged in, as crokinolc, chess, drafts, domlnos.

Gold Watches Free to All, In 1886 wo gave away over one million of our beauliful cards and scrap pictures. We have the prettiest lot of Sunday School, Reward, Birth day, Fringed and Visiting Cards, Scrap Pictures and Fancy Tissue papers of any house in the tra To iniroduee samples at once we make this liberal person telling us the longest, verse iv tbe Bioie before March 15, will receive a lady's watch worth $60: Solid Gold, Hunting Case, Stem winding. If there be mors than one correct answer, the sec oudwiil rec-lva a gentleman's Gold Watch worth $50, Hunting Case. Stem winding; the third, a Solid Silver Watch worth $25; the fourth, a Gold Finished walch; each one of the next ten persons, an open face Nickel watch. Enclose 21 cents in stamps or sliver with your answer, for which we shall send you a pack of samples of our lovely and scrap pictures, price list, agent's lerms and a 32 page book over 140 illustrations and a plain Goid riug made from heavy 18k.

pure rolled gold plate. We warrant every one for five years. Name this paper and wrile at once as this will not aDpear attain. Address W. C.

Griswold A Room 5, P. O. Building, Centerbrooa, Conn. The Ladies' Auxiliary Committee for conducting the proceedings whereby the funds ofthe Association for placing a monument over the Confederate dead are to be increased, announced in the last issue of the Spectator, have called a meeting of the body to be held at the Council Chamber this afternoon at 4 o'clock. Tho committee Invite the following named ladies and gentlemen to meet them at that hour: Prof.

F. R. Webb, C. J. Metcair, Jno.

McQuaide, C.E.Haines, D. E. Euritt, C. L. Cooke, Miss Kate McGuffin.

Miss Alice Hawes, Miss KctePrait, Miss Ella Ives, Mrs. C. H. Getzendauner, Mrs. Myriek, Mrs.

Metcair. Ladies will SA.VK MONEY by making purchases at Weller'a. a a What is a cold in the head? Medical authorities Bay It is dne to atmospheric germs uuevea clothing or the body, rapid cooling when in perspiration, Ac. The important point is, that a cold in the head is a genuine rhinitis, an inflammation oi the lining membrane or tha nose, which, when unchecked, is certain to produce a catarrhal catarrh is essentially a "cold" which nature is no longer able to "resolve" or throw off. Ely's Cream Balm has proved its superiority, and sufferers from cold In the head should re sort to it before that common ailment becomes seated and ends in obstinate catarrh.

a a SHIP.KEY TAYLOR don't propose carrying over any goods if low prices will sell them. Now is the time for Bargains. feb2 -it a Arnot, with who commenced to givs entertainments I the Opera House last Monday night, wil' give them every night this week. Shogives plays well acted and at, remarkab'y low prices. For the plays that, will be rendered on the remaining nights of this week, as well as the matinee Saturday afternoon, we refer our readers to the advertisement in; another column.

CABINET PHOTOHRAPHS at BERKELEY'S reduced to 83 per half dozen, and 85 per dozen. jans-6t Annual State Convention of Y. M. C. fourth annual State Convention ofthe Y.

M. C. A. or Virginia will meet In this city on the 21th of thismonth. It will be numerously attended, and the proceedings will be very interesting.

Go to SHIRKEY TAYLOR-3 if you want BARGAINS. feb2-4t a The Concert for the Benjcfit of the Poor, whioh came off at the Opera House, on I In night of the 4th Instant, was well attended. The entertainment rully sustained the anticipated pleasure associated with it, $163.00 wore realized. a W. H.

is closing out his Winter Stock at GREATLY REbI'CED PRICES FOR CASH. We arc indebted to Hon. Chs. T. O'Ferrall for a pamphlet copy of his able speech in the House of Representatives on the 29th of January "ou tho bill to aid in the establishment and temporary support of common schools." WILSON'S CHICKEN POWDERS cure Cholera Sold only by G.

G. CHILD. Jan 26 Tbe partial eclipse ofthe moon at a quarter past 5 o'clock yesterday morning was observed here by persons up at that hour. DRESS GOODS, ofall kinds, at startling low figures, at SHIRKEY A TAYLOR'S. SPECTATOR AND GENERAL ROUND-HOUSE AT STAUNTON.

A COMMITTEE WAIT UPON GENERAL WICKHAM IN RELATION THERETO. A committee of Stann ton gentlemen repre senting the authorities and people of that city and of which the Hon. Mr. Edward Echols wat chairman, yesterday waited on General Wil Hams C. Vvickham, second vice-president and manager of the Newport.

News and Mississippi Valley railroad, at the office of the company in this city. They came to see the General with reference to the railroad round-house and shops in Staunton. To secure the location ot these works there the city of Staunton gave tbe company tbe land upon which they were afterwards erected. They gave the title in fet simple. Oi late there has been very little bus! ness done on the property.

The locomotiveare changed and fixed up', not at Staunton, but at Clifton Forge, hence the profits accruing therefrom go not to the former, but to thi latter community; all of which facts the committee forcibly presented. General Wlekham said that the company accepted the land and built these works at Staunton in good faith, bnt that It would now he Impossible for them to stop their locomotives at Staunton. To make the speed neces sary and move the desired number of cars, locomotives of great power are required to cross tbe mountains. These are put on at Charlottesville. These pull across ihe Blue- Rldge, across the Valley, across North mountain aud down to Clifton Forge.

Next day they pull another train back to Charlottesville. The distance between tbe two places is Just about right, and all the conditions of success ful railroad-running are pretty well met by the existing arrangement, and would not be by a return to Staunton. General Wickbam, however, spoke very af fectlonately or the Staunton people, and de clared his determination to do what is possible for them. He will set to work to get some manufacturing company to occupy the unused property, aud in changes soon to be made in his railroad's operations he sees a way or doing Staunton a good turn. Tbe committee spoke to General Wlekham also with regard to running a foot-bridge over the track at, the Staunton depot, and be them to submit plans of what they proposed.

If lie understands their proposition there wil! be no difficulty on this Dispatch of the blh instant. The committee rererred to Is the delegation appointed under the resolution ottered by Mr. Oberdorfer, and adopted at the meeting of the City Council on the 18th of January. Since the return of this delegation, a Spectator representative called on Mr. Echols to learn if anything additional to the above published account ofthe interview could be furnished for the benefit of the public interest felt here in the success of the object contemplated by the action of the City Council.

He said there was Gen. Wickham remarked that about the 15th of tills month he would issue an order making Staunton a point for tbe change of the crews ofthe freight-trains. From 60 to 80 men, conductors, engineers, firemeu, breaksmen, are employed in this service, of which 30 or 10 have families, and those and most or the others will consequently reside here. It Is supposed this change on tbe road is what is referred to by General Wickbam in the paragraph next to the last ofthe report of the interview copied above. The gentlemen composing the delegation were Mayor Yost, Major Mo- Mahon.

Ed. Echols, W. H. H. Lynn, A.

C. Braxton and E. I. Jones. General Wickham's response to the committee, is just what was expected of him, lor he Is everywhere known to be generous and just in all his intercomse.

With the exercise of his kindly offices in planting a valuable industrial interest In Ihe vacant buildings located on the land ceded by the city to the railroad company, but not practicable for any purposes of Its own now, he will be materially aiding the city and its Interests, for it is the Increase of manufacturing establishments now more than any other new enterprises that it needs to keep up other features with its growing commercial importance. Ladies' and Men's HOSE in endless variety, just marked down, at SHIRKEY A TAYLOR'S. Trie New Tear Coutmenced With Luck. They had Invested iv the 200 th Monthly Grand Distribution of The Louisiana State Lottery, which took place on Tuesday (always Tuesday), January 11th, ISS7, under the sole supervision of Gen'ls G. T.

Beauregard of and Juba! A. Early of (as is usually the case), 5535,000 was sent flying all over the world. Here is where some of it went. No. drew first capital prize of $150,000, sold in tenths at SI each, sent to M.

A. Dauphin, New Orleans, went to Cornelius Becannon, a well-known citizen of St. Louis, one to Ben Kiam, a popular clothing mci chant of Messrs. Kiam Bros, of Houston, Texas; one to F. J.

Qilmore, paid through First Nat'l Bank of Los Angeles, one to a depositor in the Canal Bank olNew Orleans, one to J. Cain, Norfolk, paid through tho Marine Bank paid through the Anglo-C'alifornian Bank, limited, of San Francisco. one paid to Wells, Fargo A Bank, San Francisco, one to John Campbell, North Muskegon, one to Alva Elder, Princeton, Kas the other tenths went elsewhere. No. 35,711 drew the second capital prize of $50,000, also sold In tenths at $1 each.

One went to P. Hill, of New Orleans, one to William Whalen.a watchman at the Miss. A Term. R. R.

Depot, Memphis, paid through the Bank of Commerce there; one to Charles Mitchell of Pecan Point, paid through Bank of Commerce, Memphis, Term one to a depositor in the People's Bank of New Orleans, the remaining successful names are withheld. No. 88,637 drew the third capital prize of $20,000, was sold to a party in San Jose, Costa Rica, C. A. Nos.

79.771 and 99.950 drew the fourth two capital prizes of $10,000 each, and were sold in tenths at $1 eaoh, to parties in New York City, Washington, D. San Francisco, Sacramento City and Santa Rosa, Baltimore, Grenola, Maryvllle, Memphis, Savannah, Whiteville. Btntonville, Allentown. Fairfax, and so the wheel revolved on. It will go around again on March 15th, and any one can obtain any Information about it on an application to M.

A. Dauphin, New-Orleans. La. Why not catch at this chance for a fortune? Your Buggy can be painted and varnished for ONE DOLLAR. See G.

G. CHILD, Druggist. CU4.HBEK OF COMMERCE. The second annual meeting of the Chamber of Commerce was held last night, President Lynn in the chair. Mr.

Hutchinson from the committee submitted a verbal statement of the progress marie in ascertaining the practicability of Introducing a telephone service between this city and Monterey in Highland county and Ihe Western interior. The annual report of was read aud received and ordered to be recorled. Following are tbe officers elected for the ensuing W. H. 11.

Lyon, President; Henry Hutchinson Ist, and Alexander Hart 2nd vice Presidents; Isaac Wltz, C. E. Haines, M. N. Bradley, C.

L. Weller, A. Loeb, Reeves Catt, M. B. Hamriek and E.

M. Cashing Directors; J. C. Shields, Secretary. Remember, WELLER is selling his Stock and Monrulng Goods at GREATLY REDUCED PRICES, before taking Inventory.

February County Court Grand Following are the names or the Grand summoned for the February term of the County Court: B. F.McNutt, Jno.S. Lightner, C. W. Baylor, W.

H. Cochran. Geo. W. Swoope, Hugh F.

Lyle, -Marshall K. Fultz, Arthur W. G. Dudley, Robert W. Moffett, J.

D. Mosby, Philip Killlan. Samuel Life, W. H. Gamble, James H.Todd, Jno.

T. Goodwin, Joseph H. Craun, William Lange, Henry H. Hanger, Jno. D.

Yonel, Jno. W. Sittlington, Jno. H. Crawford.

Erasmus L. HoulT.JamesN. Gentry, Casper D.Koiner. HOSIERY, CORSETS, RIBBONS, COLLARS and CUFFS, very low, at WELLER'S. Oyster Dinner in aid of a Good Cause The Ladles' Missionary Society or Tinkling Spring Church will rurnish an oyster dinner at Fishersvilie, Saturday, the 12th Instant.

The object is to raise funds for the Missionary work of Ihe Church, and they hope to be favored by a large attendance ofthe people of ihe vicinity, and all others who are disposed to aid them, and can embrace that occasion to do so. Don't forget the REMNANT COUNTER, at feb2-4t SHIRKEY A TAYLOR'S. a) Fire Near house on the land of T. W. Goodloe near Afton and occupied by W.

W. Wells, a section hand on the Railroad, took fire Ist about 3 P. M. during the absence of both Mr. Wells and his wife.

Two little children, aged respectively 2 and 5 years were in the house, but with a sagacity beyond her years, the eldest took her sister from the honse. Mr. Wells and family lost everything they had save the clothes they were wearing. Ladies, a few MUFF 3 and CAPES, very low, to close out, at WELLER'S. aurtdlebrootc News.

Quite a number of farmers have commenced plowing in this vicinity. There is going to be one of the largest corn-crops planted this. Spring that has been planted in this section lor a number of years. We sincerely trust and hope that the coming season may be a good one for all kinds of grain, as the crops were quite short last year, especially the corn-crop. On last Thursday night a week ago, some party or parties succeeded in effecting an entrance to the Rectifying House of J.

Bumgardner Sons, thereby -securing fifteen gallons ol choice whiskey. They took an auger and bored around a. considerable space, then knocked out the piece, bored around, and went in. It was evidently some tme who was thoroughly acquainted with the interior the building, as he passed by the barrels con tainiug the cheaper wtiiskey and secured only tbe higher priced article. This is the or third time these gentlemen have had then whiskey-house burglarized in this manner, and it is a great piiy they cannot detect thest villains and Inflict the proper punishment upon them.

A double-barrelled gun properly charged with buckshot, and systematically applied, will certainly remedy the evil; and unless these thieves are caught, tbey will continue their depreciations. A toper that will steal his drink, has arrived at that period in life that he ought to be in some prison for salekeeping or else in his grave where he cannot disturb decent peopla. The present winter has been a very hard one on stock. We notice a good many farmers have let their cattle run out all Winter without any shelter. This seems to us not to be right.

The reeult oi our observation is that the cows get so poor they can hardly drag along, making It very difficult to get them in order when the Spring comes; in fact, there is no money in doing business in this way. Good houses are in demand at fair prices. Business is dull he eat present. We hope to see it revive soon. John P.

White lea 4es soon for Birmingham, lo try his lnei: in that great Southern city. We are sorry ids business has not been as good as he wished it, for he will be greatly missed here by thos? who like a fine boot. He is a splendid workman, and we regret very much to lose him. Mrs. R.

A. Helms who waa Improving in health, we are sorry to say, is a great deal worse. Mrs. H. is a very estimable lauy.

and, we trust, she will soon recover. The girl referred to not long since as creating so much ol a sensation here has been adjudged insane and was taken to the Joseph Shelton has returned 10 litis village which will be his future home. Caea. are obliged to our Middlebrook eorres pondent for furnishing an account ofthe burningofMr. A.

A. Sprout's barn near Sawipe's depot, but we do not publish it for tho reason that we have received and publish elsewhere the facts more definite and in more detail than were learned aud furnished by hlm.l Don't rorget that SHIRKEY TAYLOR have commenced their usual Closiiijr-unt Sale. Goods must, be sold to' make room for Spring Stock. Staunton's Grin. The people of Staunton now aud In ell future time will have an abiding interest in the Water-works, which lurnishes somucb of comfort and is tbe ever-safe security against the spread ol flames.

Tho works and the superior abundance of water they are capable of storing, may well be counted a gem indeed. The new pump, which the Council Tecently ordered, is now in position, and is th rowing up to the reservoir one and a half millions cf gallons of water in twenty-four hours. When the last piece of machineiy waa adjusted yesterday to Its place, and the driving force of steam applied, it lifted its charge of water up the long slope to the reservoir without the slightest jar, and almost noiseless in easy working joints and pistons. It is called the T. Long," and on a semi-circle metal tablet, the letters of brightness are Another tablet of character hits its place with the names Oi the Council Committee on Water-C.

Bargamln, W. P. Tarns. John Mc- Quaide, and on the steam condenser in a circle is tbe following inscription 4 Built by the Deane Steam-Pump Hoy" oke, V. S.

ISSO." A handsome covering of oiled walnut is ready to take its place over nearly every part of it. Mr. F. H. Hays, Erecting Engineer of the Works, placrd It in position.

The connecting steam and water pipes were made at the factory from measurements taken here and are complete without the least alteration. The old Council set apart $7,000, with which the second pump was to be purchased. That amount was sufficient to erect the addition to tho building as well is to pay for tho pump, which cost $1,800. During the Spring, the Committee expect to improve, and to some extent beautify the grounds at the Pump-house. Mr.

Bargamin, ofthe Commiitee on water, has asked for $200, ofthe appropriation for support ol the waterworks, with which a judlcous commencement on that line will begin. CABIJfET PHOTOGRAPHS at Berkeley's reduced to 83 per half 85 per dozen. Jans-6t MT. HOLOX. GJe ou n-H League Service-Sickness of Mr.

Jas. McFall and Mrs. Dak'l Mohler. Mt. Solen, Va.

Thinking readers might enjoy a little news from this obscure little village. I here give you a few items. Since, '(', round- Hog' day, wo are enjoying the weather very much. And, indeed, we were glad we could notseethe sun that day. Iftbenld supersti tious saying be true, the cloidy day indicates an early Spring.

I am glad to "Temperance Cause" is reviving. Old no 50-Friend of Temperance still holds her own au has had several accessions recently, and some who have held themselves aloof, or at leust, have manifested very lfttle interest, have become active and zealous in the good work; have organized a "Dramatic Troupe," and play Temperance plays. Two weens since, they played "the social glass." a good play well acted, and it is hoped nay warn those who were present to shun the social glass, and look not upon tbe I'feel proud that ear President's wife is a Temperance woman, and I heartiiy wish there were more of our Christian women, who had the nerve, and grace enough in their hearts to take up tho cudgel againbt whiskey. On last night (Sunday) there was a very in. teresting service at the Methodist church, conducted by Rev.

F. Prettrman, known as an "Oxford League service." It was Interesting, -md impressive, and the Congregation seeratd to be greatly interested and very attentive. Mr. Jas. McFall of this place, who has been corflin'jd to bis rooms for several weeks on account of sickness, we learn is much better, Mrs.

Dan'l Mohler is very sick. Her friends are quite anxious. A Telegram was dispatched to day for her husband, who Is engagud in the lv mber business In West Va. No mora at present, Deaths. Mr.

Sam'l Hoshotir, who has been ill for some, lime, the result or paralysis, died at his residence near this city at 6 o'clock last evening. He was for many years Steward or the Western Lunatic Asylum. The lale hour at. which we received the Intelligence of his death, prevents us from making a more extended notice. The funeral will take place from Ihe resi denceofthe deceased o'clock.

The burial will be in Thomrose Cemtitery. Mrs. Rebecca A.ndrews, nee Arehart, wife Mr. Joseph An.Jrews, well and favorably lrnown for many years as the efficient Superintendent of the Valley Turnpike from Staunton to Vv'inchestei-, died at her home in Harrisonburg on Saturday week in the 61st year or her age. She was tho mother of Mrs.

Wm. Fleming, of Alexandria, Miss Bettie Andrews, or Harrisonburg, and Mr. R. R. Andrews, or Staunton, chier clerk In the Internal Revenue office.

Sun, Richmond Dispatch, and other papsrs have stated that in the ca 4 of Steele vs. B. tf O. R. in the U.

S. Court at Harrisonburg, the verdict was lor the plaintiff. We are Informed by the Company's counsel that this Is a mistake. The verdict was ror the derendant. out and cut.

There is no use to s.end work to the job offlaes in the larger cities when It can be done as well and as cheap at the Spectator offic STREETS OF THE CITT. A PROTEST AGAINST CHANGING THEI1 4 NAMES. the From the proceedings of our City Council, reported in the Spectator, 1 learn that it is proposed to change tbe names of many. If not all, of our streets. The only members of the Council mentioned in couneclion with this matter are new-comers here, and it is not strange that they should wish our nomenclature to conform to that of the places in which they lately resided.

But It is strange that the members of Council who are "to the manner born" should acquiesce in a change so radical and unnecessary. Some of the names of streets are nearly a hundred and fifty years old. They are a part ot the history of the town, and are associated with the recollections aud the life ofall natives or tbe place. The names Beverly, Augusta, Frederick, Lewis, St. Clair.

Coalter and others, ire cherished by all persons who were born and reared here. Beverly street was fo called after tbe founder ofthe la 1718 Augusta and Frederick, after the Iwo counties established by law at the same time, in 1733; Lewis ter the first European who settled near the site of Staunton, In Clair, after a prominent citizen ora hundred years ago, who laid off "Newtown;" and Coalter, after a citizen who became a distinguished Judge of the Supreme Couri of Appeals, Even the name New street is of historical interest, as that street was the first one opened on the extension of the town in 1750. And the name Market street perpetuates our knowledge of the fact that the town market-house was ou that street early in this century. So much for may be called. There is.

however, a practical question to be considered. Every deed for reil estate describes theproperty as lying on a certain street. or at the corner of certain streets; and when the present generation of people shall have passed away, noboay will be able to identify the property from the description. Endless confusion and t-ouble must ensue. What practical good a change of names will accomplish, Ido not perceive.

Surely It is as easy to identify tbe corner of Augusta and Frederick streets, as it will be 11 the spot shall be styled "corner of Second street and Welling ton avenue," or some other modern highsounding name. The people of the town will not aud cannot readily learn the new names, and for twenty years or more we shall have "confusion worse confounded," The Council might almost as well enact that their ordinances Bhall be published In German, expect log the people to acquire that language. The names of tbe streets are like ancient landmarks, and we have the scripture command: "Remove not the ancient land-mark, which thy lathers have set," Staunton. Glabke's New Carpet and House-Furnistiing is a progressive man at his double store. The Millinery department, which occupied a front position, has been removed to a rear room of the samestreet entrance, and a rull line or the richest designs and style of and housefurnlshlng goods takes the place In the early spring which the millinery occupied.

Now he invites all in want of snch who intend to replenish their residences with handsome and necessary comforts in carpets, oil-cloths, and house-furnishing goods generally, to call the Main street store and make their selections. He is also prepared to work the goods nice measurement and place them in buildings exactly as desired. He thinks such an establishment Is the thing needed and that he fills the bBl. WRA-PS, to close out, at cost. Call at WELLER'S.

Neat Job large and varied supply of faqcy type ofthe latest, styles, and a job printer of fine taste and artistic skill to manipulate them, enable ns to furnish the best specimens of neat and satisfactory work in any kind of job-printing, such as visiting cards, professional cards, invitations, balltickets, programmes, bill-heads, envelopes dodgers h-andbills, posters, pamphlets, druggists' labels, date-lines, large posters on paper or cloth. In blue, green or black a word, any of job in any style, shape, size, or color desired, at low prices with satisfaction guaranteed. When you want Job printing done call at this office. The following jiiryraen have been elected to serve as veniremen at ensuing February term ofthe County George Harlau, Wm. W.

Patteson. William Crosby, John N. Doom, Elijah Bateman, Geo W. Guthrie, Geo. If, Ramsey, ITo.

H. Palmer, James George E.Schmuc'.ier, Jacob Coiner, James H. Hamilton, F. Guthrie, John G. Hensley, A.

M. Brennamin, Wm. M. Harnsberger. Attendance rfquired Tuesday, March Ist, 1837, at 10 o'clock, A.

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M. Alms A Staunton, Va. feb2 87-ly TilE WHIRRING OF THE WHEELS THAT WEAVE THE WEB. HEARD ALL THROUGH THE NEW ASD PROSPEROUS SOUTH-UNPRECEDENTED STRIDES IN THE MARCH OP PROGRESS. "Washington, February bureau of statistics to-day issued in a large volume a report upon tbe commercial and industrial conditions of transportation and other facilities of Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Tennessee and Kentucky.

The information was collected by expert agents detailed to each of these ten States. The development of transportation by railroad and water, the growth of agricultural and mineral operations, are given in great detail. Chief Switzler in reviewing the report says ''Whatever speculations may be deduced from the exhibit here made, or the lessons it may teach our statesmen, it will not be questioned tbat the reports furnish evidences of recuperative energy and of material progress and developmeut by the Southern people unexampled in the history of our civilization in short, that the new and the mightier South is rapidly emerging from tha blight and desolation of the civil war, and promises in a short time to attaia a high degree of prosperity. marvellous development can be truthfully affirmed, not simply or chiefly in respect to railway transportation or to mining or manufactories, but to every material interest of the South and to almost every section of it. The exceptional sections are those which are destitute of direct railway or water communication with the markets of the world.

These and these only are yet to feel the forces which quicken the sluggish currents of the old life, and these, no doubt, in a comparatively short time, will hear the whir of the wheels that weave the web of towns. The contents of this report will be revelatious to the country even to the Southern people themselves, for they disclose a wealth of opportunities for enterprise and industry which is unparalleled The advantages of the South for agricultural pursuits, not simply for the cultivation of cotton, sugar and rice, but for agricultural development in all its branches, and for manufacturing, for reining the precious metals, for coal and iron (which are more substantial foundations of prcsperity), for lumbering and for stock-rais, ing, are being appreciated by the people of other parts ofthe Union and already thousands of enterprising immigrants from the North and West, and millions aud even hundreds of millions of capital are pouring into the Southern States." Chronic Coughs nnd Colds, And all diseases of the Throat and Lungs, can be cured by tbe use ol Scott's Emulsion, as it contains the healing virtues or Cod Liver Oil andHypophosphitesin their fullest form. Is a creamy Emulsion, milk, easily digested, and can be taken by tje most delicate. Please read: "I consider Scott's Emulsion the remedy par excellence In Tuberculous and Strumous Affections, to say nothing of ordinary colds and throat R. 8.

Connell.M.D., "I am using your Emulsion Cod Liver Oil with Hypophosphltes for an affection of my throat, and the improvements are beyond my D. Tayloi', M. Coosa watte, Ga. An Astounding have heard a geod deal about Mr. Royall's performances in this Stats, bnt his latest saunds like the invention of a humorist rather than the statement of a sober fact.

In few words, he has sued a giand jury, and this because of acts performed in obedience to tbe Statutes of the State. lie takes his case, as usual, into the Court of Judge Bond, where almost anything can be done that degrades the State. But we hardly think snch a body as a grand jury can be assailed by a Federal Court, for to say nothing ef the question of weuld be simply ruinous for such a body to be put under hack and bullied by any wreng-doer, even by Mr. Royall. But there is another aspect to this matter which concerns the bondholders.

It is, that the coarse of Mr. Royall has already exasperated the people, and if the process of nagging tbe State and the State officers is to go on we thiuk it will prove a costly business in the end for those whom that gentleman Norfolk Landmark. Rev. Dr. 8.

R. Houston, the Presbyterian patriarch, died last Friday at his home In Monroe county, and was buried Sunday in the cemetery at Union. lie was a profound scholar, and in his early life a noted missionary of the church in Greece and Syria. He was universally beloved and respected for his eminent piety and Ronceverle News, Feb. 2nd.

Old papers for sale at the Spectator Office. They are useful for various purposes in every household. SWEEPING REDUCTIONS in fverything at SHIRKEY A TAYLOR'S. MAKUIAttKS. 27th, at tbe residence of Ihe brid-s father, Mr.

Geo. W. Reeves, by tho Rev. F. Bailey.

Mr. Jos. A. Driver to Betite Reeves, a'l of Augusta county. On the 27th ult, near Wesley Chapel, Rockbridge by Rev.

V. W. Wheeler, Mr. Silvester Green, late of W. and Miss Man ha Jane Neace, of Amherst county.

Near Waynesboro', A us us: a county, ou February 3rd, 1887, by Rev. P. Hurr, Mr. I'iiiiuin L. Rhodes, of Albemarle, and Miss Jo-ie Smith, of Hall tbe 2nd insLant, In Petersburg, Rev.

J. Rosebro, Mr. Robert H. Hall, of Texas, and Miss Sarah Duulop, of Petersburg. Mrs.

Hall is one of Petersburg's loveliest and most accomplished a universal favorite anil one who will be much missed in the circle tn Which she was wont to move. Mr. Hall is a wealthy young ranchero iv the Line Star State and a manly, flae-looklng gentleman Spectator Office, 1 Staunton, Feb. 1887. The offerings of wheat continue light and tte market Inactive.

Buyers appear as much indisposed to venture as holders are in making deliveries, and this seems to be the state of feeling in all the large centers of the graintrade in Europe as well as In the United States, except with the farmers of the North-western States who have continuously pressed their crops Into the markets. The disjointed condition of the shipping interests at New York, inconsequence of the strike preventing the prompt loading of grain and flour for export, exercises a depressing influence on prices, which have reacted en the Interior. Whilst but little, if any, of the wheat of our Valley is expoited, yet tho demaud in Europe regulates the prices our farmers receive for their surplus, and in that connection all Ihe Information bearing upon the demand there and the available supply to meet It, becomes a matter of Interest to tbem, and, therefore, we quote the latest compilation ol facts affectiDg the situation. A part of It is a recapitulation of what has previously appeared In our comments, but It is necessary in connection with the additional developments of the past week, and as a whole can be read aDd considered, and will aid conclusions as to the course the markets will take in the future "The quantity of wheat and wheat-flour on passage lor the United Kingdom on February 2, 1887, was equal lo bush, of wheat against, bush. February 2, 1880, being 3 984,000 bush, more this season than last, with stocks In the United Kingdom December 31, 1880, 10,173,17:1 bush, less than on December 31, 1885.

The estimate of the United Kingdom's wneat crop of ISSO for food is bush or whieti or 50 4-10 per has already been delivered. The estimated yearly consumption of the 37 008,317 population ol tbe Kingdom September 1880. is 212,000,000 bush. The home crop of 52.0U0.000 bush, being deducted, leaves a. remainder of 100,000,000 bush, ol foreign flour to be imported in thecert al year 1o end on August 31, 1887, of which 57,705,215 bush have already been imported train September 1,1888, to January 29.

1887. to which add 18 384,100 hush, on passage February 26, ISS7, manes 16,066,343 bush, already iv handandon the way thence, leaving on January 20. 18S7, to be purchased in and shipped Irom ali foreign countries to the Untied Kingdom from January 29 to August 11, 1887, bush, of wheal and wheat-flour together. Besides ibis the wants of continental Europe promise to be large. The United states, bob coastp, had on January 20,1887, only about bush, of wheat of iSSO crop to give to Europe." The comments on the markets at Liverpool and London are similar to those made in the larger centers of trade of the United Here Is a Liverpool quotation or February 3rd: "Wheat firm; demand fair; holders offer moderately." And here is another of the "Wheat quiet; demand has fallen off; supply good," and then the special closing prices the same In good supply and dull." All the statements made In relation to it, confirm tbe shortage in Europe, and the Insufficiency of tho visible and anticipated supply to meet it.

In concluding a review, the Prairie Farmer, Chicago, remarks "Friees are not likely to advance, unless there should be war in Europe, until there is a material reduction in Hay remains about as last week. Clover-seed is quoted higher and active. Western bacon sides are a shade higher. bave advanced. Poultry rather dull at last week's quotations.

Tho price current is omitted. Baltimore Live stuck Market, Feb. 3. AT CALVERTON YARDS. are slid at these floures live weight.

Hogs are sold at net weight, that is 20 per cent (generatly) off from live weight. Sheep are sold gross, that is live weight, or nothing off. Beef ot Beef Cattle ranged as Best SI 50 (8 500 Generally rated first quality 400 Medium or good lair quality 300 3 thin fleers, Oxen and Cows 2 00 Fxtreme ranao of ptices 360 0Q Must of tho sales were from 225 75 Total receipts for the week SEM head Total sales for the week 4:10 head. Trade was slow, but prices were better than last week, considering the general improved quality of the offerings, which were not numerous, being nearly 200 head less than even the limited number last Thursday. Sheep and is a very slow demand prevailing in ail the yards this week, and the supply, though some 400 less in number than last week, is ample lor tbe demand.

The quality is not as good as it was last Thursday, lew good Sheep being among the offerings. Wequoto butchers' Sheep per lb gross, a tew extra and Lambs at with exira per lb gross, this week Jfew York Live-Slock Market. Feb. 7 to-day £700, including 58 carloads direct to slaughterers, and 31 carloads for export. Pricei were about 10 cents per 100 lbs higher, but tbe market was neither active nor buoyant.

Common to prime Steers sold at 4 per 100 lbs, choice and extra do. at 5 40a83 CO, and Bulls and dry Cows at 2 70aS3 70. Sheep and GttOO; market ex tremely dull; sales of Sheep at 4 20aS5 55 per 100 lbs, and Lambs at SaSC 75 per 100 lbs. Hoes- Receipts 14.800: steady for live Hogs 5 60 per 100 lbs. Philadelphia Live-Slock Market Feb.

7, 2200; market slow; extra at cents, good cents, medium common Sal cents per lb. PI 000; market firm; extra cents, good cents, medium 4 common cents, and Lambs cents per lb. Hcgs -Receipts7soo; prices higher; Western 't cents per lb. Richmond Livestock Market, Feb. 7.

Receipts: 2(SI head cattle, 109 sheep, Sl4 hogs. sales: 221 head cattle, 199 sheep, hogs. Prices were as follows: gross; a few higher; medium to good, gross; common to fair, gross. net. gross.

BURKES SPLENDID LIVERY FOR THE SEASON OF 1886. Splendid Livery ia in finer than ever. His elegant match teams, new and tine veblrles. and stylish turnouts are the pride of the city, aud tbe best in the Soutb, At the stables are a pair of fine Fairbanks scales on which horses can tie weiehed. I also keep-on hand a fine selection of riding and driviug horses, for sale at reasonable prices.

Also, a lotof second-hand omnibus 4 es, carriages. and wagons or every description, in excellent condition which will be sold or traded on accommodating terms, as cheap as it can be done in Staunton. Parties vi6iling the cllv can have their horses red by day. week.or month on moderate terms. Horses can be kept here as reasonable as any where else in the city, and It, will be to the Interest or those buyiDg or selling to see me.

Have also turned part or my place into a hitching departmeot, wherd horses will be hitched and well taken care of bageage can have their baggaee calied ror at any time of day or night.aud will receiveprompl attention. Call at tbe old stand. Respectfully, 'Sd-tr EDWARD BURKE. POWDEff Absolutely Pure. This powder never varies.

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Trade supplied by GOOCH, HOGE A and STACK, SPITLER Staunton. Va. novl7 '80-ly. EXECUTORS' SALE OF REAL AND PERSONAL Executotsof the will of William Patterson, dec'd. we will, at bis iate residence on South River, near Patterson's Station.

In Augusta county, offer for 6tfle, at, publio auction, Friday, the 25M day of February, 1887, the foiowing and personal property, belonging to tbe estate of said viz Ist, That part ol his home farm sifiaiein Augusta county, on the West side of South River, adjidaing the lands of C. S. Patterson, James G. Patterson, and others, and containing about 3894 Acres. This is a very excellent farm Is in a high state of improvement.

About forty or flt-v acres of it are in wheat, which will be sold with the land or separately as the Executors may deem best on day ol sale. The larm will be sold on following teims: One-fourlh of the purchase-money in hand, aud tbe residue on acr.ditofone two, and three years, in three equal instalments, with interest from day of sale, the purchaser to give bonds therefor, witli approved personal security, and me title to be retained as ultimate security 2nd. 30 head of Stock Catlle, from 1 to 2 years old; 8 Milch Cows. 7 Horses and 12 Colts, 11 Hogs, 6 Sheep. 1.800 lbs.

of pork, 1.000 busnels ol Wheat, 1,000 bushels or Corn. 20 bushels or Clover Seed, tons or Hay, Fodder, 1 Deerlng Reaper aud Binder, 1 Wheat Fan, 1 Mower, 1 Drill (new), 2 Corn Shellers.S Wasons, 1 Buggy, I Buagv Rake, Plows, Cultivators. 2 sets or Bogey Wagon Harness, Pl-jw Harness, and all Farming Implements to be round on a well-conducted farm. Wool, Canned Fruits, Beds and Bedding, Carpels, ('hairs, I Cooking Stove, 2 HeatiDg Stoves, and all Household and Kitchen Furniture of almost every character, Ac, Ac. The personal properly will be sold on following terms: All sums of 810.00 and under to be paid in all aumsover $10.00 on a credit or four months, to be secured by promissory nates with approved pergonal curity.

Sate to at 9 o'clock. S. N. PATTERSON, J. M.

QUARLES, feb2-ft Executors. COMMISSIONER'S MALE OF REAL, to a decree of the Circuit Court of Augusta county, rendered on Nov. Kith, 1883, in the chancery cause or J. M. Stout's Ex'ors vs.

H. S. Kennedy's Adm'r. et a'a, pending In said tho undersigned Special Commissioner appointed for the purpose, will, Monday, the 90 day of February, lgS7, (County Court-day), offer for sale, at public auction, at the front door of the Court house. In the city of Staunton, the following parcels of real estate, in the bill and proceedings mentioned, to Ist, The parcel of land of which H.

S. Kennedy died seized, containing about 4 acres. 2 roods, aud 13 poles, situate iv Augusta county, on Meadow Run, and known as the Tilt-hammer property. 2nd. The parcel of land situate on Meadow the property above mentioned, and now owned and occupied by Jno.

W. Aldhiser, containing I iwre. 1 r.i.xl, and 27 poles. This parcel will not be offered iorgale if tbe Tilt-bammer property shall sell for enough to pay the indebtedness reported In said cause against the estate of 11. S.

Kennedy, dec'd, and tbe Plaintiffs' costs of iuit. Terms of Sale cash in hand to pay the costs of suit and sale, and the residue upon a credit of 2, and three years, from day of sale, In equal instalments, for which I he purchaser will execute bonds with approved personal security, bearing interest from day of sale, and title to be retained as nitim-ue J. M. QUARLES. Special Commissioner.

B. F. Terry, Pep'ty Clerk Circuit Court of Augnsta county. do certify that J. M.

Quarlea, Special Commissioner, appointed in the foregoing cause, has exreuted tbe bond in accordance with tne decree of Nov 16th, ente ed therein. Given under my hand this day of January, ISS7. B. F. TERRY, reb2-4t Deputy Clerk.

SALE OF VALUABLE LAND IN AUGUSTA virtue of a decree of the Circuit Court of Augusts county, entered at the June term. ISSfi ot said Court in the chancery cause of Gllkeson et als vs Humphreys et als. the understgnod will sell at public auction on the premises, on Tuesday, March Ist, 1887. that valuable farm, of which A. F.

Humphreys died seized and possessed, situate in Augusta county, on the Headwaters of Christian's Creek, adjoining Strain, McComb, and others, S2lll-J2 ACRES more or less. This farm is well-watered, contains about 75 acres of fine timbered land, witb a good brick dwelling hotase, barn, granary, and all necessary TERMS OF SALE. Enough cash in band to pay the costs of ault and sale, and for the balance, the purchastr will be required to give 3 bonus of equal amounts payable in one, two and ibiee years respectively, witn Interest from date of sale, Willi approved personal seeur'ty and homestead waived, and the title will be retained for ultimate security. WM. 11.

COCHRAN Ex'or of feb2 4t A. F. HUMPHREYS, Dec'd. commission na's Office. Stautiiou.

January 15th, 1337. TTosscH'm Guardian JO. UngtvtfH ICeirM. All parlies interested in this cause, pending in th Circuit Court of Augusta county will Take that I will proceed, at my office, on the Hth day of February next, to take Hie following accounts, viz: Ist, A settlement ot tne account of J. Fred.

Efflnger, Gen'l Receiver, of the fund in his hands; 2nd, A settlement of the account of W. E. Craig, as Special comm'r and Receiver, or the fund in his hands; 3rd, What the balance of the fund in this cause yet from whom due; and, i.ii. A proper distribution of the unadmlniatered lunds In the causo to the partes entitled thereto. Which accounts aro directed to be taken by decree entered on the 2Uth day of November.

ISS6. janl9-4t JNO. M. KINNEY, Comm'r. AM.

Henkel am, Jnlla SI. Iriiupbell'M Adin'r, Ac. All parlies interested In the foregoing cause, pending in tbe Court of Hustings for the city of Staunton, are hereby notified that I shall proceed on Thursday, the lbth day of February, 18S7, at tbe law-office of White A Gorloo, in the city orstauuton, to take, state, and settle the accounts required by decree entered therein on the Uth day or January, to wit: 'st. An account ol the debts chargeable upon the real estate in the bill and proceedings mentioned; 2nd, The fund distributable to each heir or Jalia F. P.

Campbell; and. 3rd, Any special matters deemed pertinent or required to be stated, At which time and place parties in Interest are required to attend. A. C. GORDON, janl9-H Commissioner, Commissioner's Office, Staunton, January 31st, 1887.

Jacob S. Bobertson vs. W. M. Eabaak, Adm'r, and als.

Al! parties Interested in the foregoing suit will Take Notice! that I haye fixed upon thelith day of March next, at my office, to settle the accounts of Wilson Eubauk, Adm'r of Geo. R. Robertson dec'd. And an account ofall debts against said Geo. R.

Robertson's estate in tho order cf priority Which acconuts are required to be staled by a decree or the circuit Court, entered on the 2'Jlh of November. JNO. M. KINNEY, Comm'r. C.

M. McLaln. p. q. feb2-4t David Fultat's lixrcntar vs.

rnln and his pursuance or decree of the Circuit Conn tot.Augusta county, oitered In this cause, December 11, 1886, I shall proofed, al my office, in Staunton, on Tuesday. March 1, 1887. to take account or all the debts and lia bllitiesof Judge D.ivld Fult-, dec'd, the assets applicable to their payment, Ac, A 1: aWPersons asserting claims are notified to present them to me on or before the day heie in appointed. feb2 4t JOS. A.

WADDELL, Com'r. An Exeeillent and Desirable Farm for Male situateon the Morris villi road two miles Northwest ol the City of Staunton containing 327 acres, well improved, a No. orchard choice and in good state ot cultivation. About 80 ac-es now seeded It wheat arid rye, remainder well set in Apply to CASPER ZERKEL or WILLIAM A. BURNETT, Staunton, Va.

janl2-2m FORRENT. AS-SX House Just completed, and now ready for occupannv. on Lewis Street between Main and Frederick streets, having nine rooms, and store-room or pantry, hath room amole cellar room, gas pipes and flatnrea! and wa'er iv bath room and kitchen. For Information, apply i Da. A.

M. HENKEL, GREAT HUB IN DRYGOODS AND im.i MILLINERY AT c. a. cumi OUR COST SALE BEING A GREAT SUCCESS, for the past month, we propose to continue the same during the month ef February, and now we intend to Slaughter Goods at any price, even lesa than COST, TO MAKE ROOM FOR THE CHANGE JN OUR BUSINESS. WHICH WE WILL MAKE AS SOON AS POSSSIBLE, We commenced on the Ist of Ibis month the remodeling of our store, and daring this month the work will gradually progress until completed.

OUB WILL BE ENTIRELY TORN TO PIECES and handsomely refitted, for au entire new and different line of goads which will be placed In this Department. In order to do all this we must have mora room, and gat a great many goods out of our way. YOY HAVE NO IDEA HOW LOW YOU CAN BUY GOODS, UNTIL YOU COME AND HEAR OUR PRICES. ear Wk are Sellixo at cost akd Less THAN COST. The goods havo got to go, aria no mistake about it.

Respectfully, feb9 O. GLADEE. LATEST IHESKiaifs IK WRITING PAPKHS, and Corresponding; and Visiting Cards. Fashionable and Popular Stales. Large assortment just received and opened.

We will be glad to show these new and handsome goods to our customers. Visiting Caras, Wedding Invitations, engraved In best style at sbori notice, WARDEN Jan 26 Fine stationery. Sunday-School Supplies 1 Catechisms, Singing Books, Reward Cards, Class books, secretary's and Librarian's Books, Bibles aud Testaments. WARDEN A Jan2o Staunton. Va.

SCHOOL BOOKSI SCHOOL SUPPLIES! Laroest Stock Fueeest Asssrtxkst! SKCOSD-IIAND and upwards. Exercise Books, School Bags, Slates, Pencils nnd Inks, Tablets, Book straps. Scholar's Companions. Pens and Drawing Papers and Rulers. Everything Used in the School Room- Goou neap Prices.

WARDEN A Jan2o 1 E. Main Staunton, Va, addition to our Furniture business, we now offer our services as UNDERTAKERS', and are prepared to rurnisb, on the shortcut holies. Wood. finish' Cloth-covered, and Meta lie Caskets- We alock of ail kinds ou hand, and us handsome as can be lound in the Valley of Virginia. Ouraim will be render this service at the most reasonable rates, and lower than bas been uauai in this city.

Mr. C.C. HENDERSON or onrestabllahment has chosen to give special attention to our Lndsrtaklng department, for which he Is well qualified In all respects Jan-JtjOT-tf LUSHBAUGH BROS. A CO. A STANDARD BAKER'S PREMIUM BITTERS, which has stood tbe tost of thirty years' trial, haa lived to see "Cnlvergal Panaceas," "Coro Alls," and tbe like, rise, flourish, nnd collapse, new again to be revived.

We do not mean by "standard Remedy" some quack rostrum of sweetened water and bitter herbs, highly Inflated with the certificates of men of atraw. warranted good for everything, bnt fit for nothing. When we use the term "Standard Remedy" we mean asapp.ied tcacertain remedy for Dyspepsia, Liver Complaint, Dysentery, Diarrhoea, Cramp Colic, Cholera Morbus, Nervous Headache, Loss of Appetite, and all diseases arising from a disordered condition of the stomach aud bowels, and as such we raoommend BAKER'S PREMIUM BITTERS, a medicine that has, by Its merits, worked Itself Into popular favor throughout the entire Soulh. These Bitters are warranted to be entirely free from all mineral poisons, may be taken witb safety and benefit by all ages and sexes, whatever ibeir condition, without the slightest fear of injury, Sold by Druggists everywhere. E.

BAKER, Proprietor, Richmond, Va. The Liverpool and London AND Glolic Insurance Co. The Largest Fire Insurance Company 1b tbe World. Insures against Loss or Damage by Fire or Lightning all classes of Buildings, Furniture, Merchandise, and Farm Property. Assets in Gold over $36,000,000 Invested lv the U.

S. over 8,500,000 Policies issued inCnrrency, Gold or Sterling. All claims paid on proof of loss without deduction for Interest. ABISTs. HOGE, Agent, Office Atlas insurance Agency, Jan2oS7-ly Staunton, Va.

TRUSTEE'S to a deed of trust executed by John Hoiren to the undersigned. the 30ih day or June, ISS6, recorded in the Clerk's office or Augusta County In B. 101, I will sell, at public auction. In front of the Court-house, in Staunton, Saturday, the 12th of February. 1887, 'he following dcs rable real estate viz: Two LOTS or PARCELS OF LAND, about miles rrora Staunton, on the East aide or the mreenville road.

The first contains 13 3 and 8 aDd t- 2nd contains 13)4 arrm-with the improvements thereon. Sale at 12 o'clock. Janl9-4t WILLIAM A. BURNETT. Trustee.

I- ADIESP AND GENTLEMEN'S 4 tbe Ladles' and Gentlemen's Restaurant you can get good home-like table-Board by day or week. Meals rrom lA. to 9 P.M. Meals 25 cents. Lunch 10 and 15 cents.

Oysters dally on band. 127 E. XSID ft. feb2'B7-X Miss M. CASEY..

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