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Harrisonburg Rockingham Register (Newspaper) - June 10, 1904, Harrisonburg, Virginia BUCHER 4 ana specifications and estimates 01 of contract for work In their same while don if Correspondence or consultation Register m Ell FBI JUNE 10, 1004, NO. 4310. Kind You Have Always and lias in use for over SO has the signature lias Lis personal since its Allow no one you in All Imitations and aro hat that trifle witli and endanger the health of Infants and against is a substitute for Castor Drops and Soothing It is It contains neither Morphine nor other Narcotic Its age is its destroys Worms and allays It and Wind It relieves Teething cures and It assimilates the regulates the Stomach and giving healthy and natural The Children's Mother's the in tattera on the garden out to God n Because u wind at twilight's hush Had snapped her stem alone of all the And who hears both sun-dried dust and whispering to tint thou say est we did not Wha t voices heardst thou when thy petals the Roie that evil hour A Voice sal falls - the lol the very gossamers are And a voice by Allah's Then softly as a on the Came to the Rose the answer of the before we smote the dark in Ere yet the stars TidS and we bound thou shouldst and such an withered all Died as they die days are While he who questioned why the hold of God and sivad hU soul from Written by Marjorie Pat of the Harrisonburg Graded Use For Over 30 CENTAUR VT NEW BE PAID will pay cash for your Timber and Bark any Way you to sell on the or delivered to If you a piece of timber and want it we will yen trie of our if you own a mill and want a we will give j ia one Call on or write V TIE LUMBER Sc Distance Phone 643 Every 9 the acme of excellence in whiskey a safest and most satisfactory for all See Harper Whiskey exhibit in World's St. BY C. M HOT oat door best and Made on principles of the right If you have 75 or more you should have an Imt the hens The Economy will take care of your either from hen thus allowing you earlier fowls at a greater profit than can be raised by Our Brooders are being used with satisfactory Illustrated circulars D. 4. GUARANTEED TO BE THE Baler the H. teacher of the 8tt grade in the Harrisonburg Graded feeling the need of more interest in the study of local with tlie aid of his pupils prepared and studied the following outline for a subject for a I as well as to the facts j he announced that the best one be determined by competent judges also would consider neatness etc. be provided the papers would do so. one is the work of Marjorie aged 14, in the B section of the While it is not it is good for a little girl who has been in the county and United States less than three and we ask a careful reading for it. and (a) 4 of the creeks - and and ' ' cared and stock raising plants industry of value What obtained Brooder I bought of an order for X or 2 given entire satisfaction and expect B. F. D. 4.. BK Life and leading Companies for protection loss by Fife or Policies on most liberal terms and losses for Catalogue and Prices Extent tod Estimates H. Grattan Booth Estate For In the Office of the Circuit Court of Rockingham on the 9th doy of Monroe's object of this suit is to settle of Julia Monroe nnd to sell the in belonging to her divide proceeds those affidavit made the the heirs of Mitchell are are made by the general description of parties and Cobb her Richard Martha and Jack her Samuel Forest John H. William B. Laura of it is ordered that they do here within days after due thia and the plaintiff's or do what Is to H. LEE B. Boiler p. offer for sale a valuable tract of 20 acres of lying east of the Pottery and the store bouse occupied by William H. as ROBINSON Atty. of Whom It firm of Marshall Co. day and the business or the late firm will closed within 60 All having claims against of Marshall Co. will forward statement the amount to w. H. and who indebted to the firm will please call settle so as to enable firm Its - Poultry natural air Elevation Summer resorts and villages 14 Marked homo and farm improvements 15 what where did come * schools Colleges and First settlers Probable date of first Originaly of Patriotism fought ' Ashby i Rockingham May 2,190t. separated Augusta in 1 in northern part Its latitude is about 38 deg. 36 and its longitude 78 deg. 49 is bounded by Shenandoah on the Page Albemarle Greene on the and Augusta on the and Pendleton tho is one of the largest counties in Virginia and contains 1079 square or 690,570 general surface of Rockingham is though plenty to afford good principal mountains are the Blue Ridge on the eastern the m the east central part Shenandoah in the main slope of Rockingham is though there are various minor as the mountains rising in different parts make the ground slope in many main of is the Shenandoah This river has two main North South The North Pork rises in Brock's while South Pork rises in Augusta are numerous throughout the the largest of which are Linville and Smith's which carry water the North ' * climate of Rockingham is very as its height above sea-level plenty off resh It is protected from tlie extreme heat and by the mountains for the most part afford such good protection that the temperature in winter rarely exceeds thirty or forty degrees and the temperature seventy or eighty rainfall in this is neither too much nor too asl the winds from the ocean bring most of the summer rains and the winds from the Gulf Stream the winter The annual rainfall being about - are various of soil throughout the In the mountains the soil contains quantities of and while t he sandy and clay soils are chiefly found in and along river Loamy soil is very fertile is found in different parts of the is one of the and most fertile of all the counties in and for most part are in a high state of When traveling and over the you can at once notice the difference between the the fences are broken the roads for and everything has an unkept look while here everything indicates wealth are under which come garden and various other The and forest products are also very principal industries are under which comes the raising of all sorts of fruits Stock raising may also come under this is another growing The interest in this is increasing every year and most improvements have been made in this line of late principal plants are the tannery in which exports about one hundred and fifty to two hundred hides a the Valley Milling and Harrison burg Milling Col also in the pottery in Broadway and the veneering at is also becoming more Factories aye being erected and firewood is in great is another industry which for the most part is still undeveloped Minerals are stantly being found in various parts of the These mountains said to be very rioh in coal and iron being the principal while onyx and manganeso have also been Quarrying is not a very sive though slate are found in some of the considered to be the most importanti this is both for linie and building ' Commerce is a very important industry and carried on between the and country Some of the goods Of commerce which bought by cattle dealers and shippers to various places hogs and cattle are also shipped in great ' Poultry raising is carried oh many It is said more olear profit is from any farm county is greatly blessed the possession of pure air and water is exceptionally good and for the most lime stone und freo Mineral springs are - numerous the Among which very pie come from these which are crowded to overflowing during the summer Besides water we is little above sea are no cities in the but there a large number of rapidly growing ' the largest most of this is the of Rockingham and contains -a population about 4,000 : ; This town is situated in. the south part of and the and the a branch of the Blue on the ' The principal this toward the but a in the part is the i The soil is similar to that of the county and well cultivated in this said that the Virginian and horses are being held the horse market than even the noted blue horses of and Harrisonburg is the leading horse the are large industries among manufacturing ranks these the tannery is the most about average is situated on the corners Water The Companies and the foundry are also is an industry which iof late years has made good than 2,0001'Main, German and High Malaria is almost I Those running from east to west are East Bruce and numerous smaller - are a large number of this fourteen in Eleven for tlie white and three for the comforts of the people are well We have electric light and water besides tho freo There are three Baltimore the Southern and the Chesapeake is held here the third Monday - in every other The town officers O. B. Chief John D. S. Town H. The Councilmen John P. John N. T. M. T. N. J. Wilton T. O. J. B. also numerous other towns the The most important of which are ' was settled in 1791, It employs I Clover | and Cave and the Grottoes iu this county and Cave on the border between and Augusta are all for their are numerous the are the Norfolk Western running OF water - of - Harrisonburg to from Riven it the Southern some fourteen miles It from Washington to and is the Baltimore here in when these are from Harrisonburg to Leithe remainder or waste and tho Chesapeake - Three from by amount runs into this for purpose of town in case of any accident befalling is a very rapid growing town when first founded in 1780 it consisted of about fifty acres of This was divided off lots by Thomas Harrison and was then confirmed by the The early growth of the town was very During the first ten or fifteen ' now house was At a later before railroads through this used to .be a sort of stopping or resting place for travelers or to The piko is a very extending for many and was of the roads for * armies ' passing through the ' The main street at used to what is German so named because of German settlers located of the first settlers were the Rogers and who belonged to the Methodist founded the first church of that The meetings were held in what is now General A large underground tunnel led from a building on the north sido of the which was then a the great spring at the southeast corner of the square was by Thomas August 5,1779. There have been four in The first was situated on the pike near gate in the northeastern part of It was located on what was then the Smith but now is owned by Mr. It was a stone structure and was built in 1784. The second courthouse was built in 1833 on the same foundation as the The third was also made of brick in 1874 on the same location as the The or is in the same was erected in 1896. It is made of stone and brick and is the pride of The Board of Supervisors during the erection W. L. J. H. E. W. C. Fahrney D. H. The Building Committee was composed L. E. W. Carpenter and C. E W. Bucher was W. E and T. J. Collins Sons were the principal buildings are County mentioned the United States situated on the corner of Elizabeth and North Main and the The Rockingham National is already while the First National is only being The first Bank named is located on the corner of East Market and North street and the latter is on the corner of Main street and the south side of the Public The hotels the Warren running north and are North and has been marked during the last few in around tho homes and Fences have been built field corners cleaned out and everything has been put and kept in good About twenty years the farms were larger than at the small farms are growth of Rockingham is largely due to the They are chiefly of Gt and Irish Of these the Germans did a great to promote the welfare of the J estimated of 32,000. and 34,000, among which about 3,000 belong to colored of this county have always taken a interest in educational There are public in nearly all towns and a high school in reach of nearly every first of the Valley were of German They were honest and not afraid of They were very patriotic and showed great patriotism in all the Though some of them did not believe in they helped in all the ways they giving food and clothing to the battles were fought in and the Cross Keys and were two of the most Mossy Creek is where Jackson in his noted Valley campaign paused - to observe the There was also a severe fight on June 6, 1862 hear Harri son It was in this engage ment that General Ashby was A monument how marks the Should Be Allowed to Cure In Large to J. of tho Department ot alfalfa and brome grass for pasture will keep six times as much stock to the acre as blue Alfalfa needs a Horses if they are fed exclusively on alfalfa are liable kidney If they are fed alfalfa only once a day there is no difficulty about it. There are thousands of horses in the West that never eat but but in that region it is common to have horses die of time to cut alfalfa for hay is the time it has begun to The curing is because it its leaves very rapidly as it gets The hay should be put up in rather large cocks before it is dry and allowed to cure and be put under just as soon as it is dry enough not to Experience is the only thing that can tell you when it is dry enough not to You may spoil some alfalfa bay when you Alfalfa hay and six or seven pounds of cracked shelled corn a day for a cow in full milk is an excellent it will save half your grain It makes very and is very easy to hogs are put on alfalfa and given no other feed at all they make enormous growth of bone and and a good growth of but the fat is water and not and if you put it in the pan to fry it will but not If you want to produce hard bacon you must fed grain or something else along with the the Kansas Station they feed their hogs on chopped alfalfa hay through the winter and wintered them Governor of tried the same experiment and says that it is now his regular feed for brood sows during the T rine of n rendered at tho April 1904, of I ho Circuit Court for Kock Ingham in the chancery cause of O. W. Wine va. W. H. tho Special the 7th Day of 1904, Tront of Hie Court House in offer for nt public tin* real estate of which W. 11. Winn die d and cr ub much thereof as may bo of the situate tit Mt portion of said lying on of tlie Vulley Tho said property will be offered in three separate and and will be in whichever way may seem best to tho several are aB tract of land lying on the Eastern fide of the Valley containing 1131 tract known as tho containing 13 acres and 34 tract upon which the brick Is containing 30 anil with thu all of the and which tho wild W. H. Wine lias in a certain of 150 lect wide by feet 1 tho line ol the tlie and other buildings are and is an valuable a store in I he which has long been and a successful business conducted lor many Thu land Is in good Tho tract named valuable timber and a voung The third tract has excel ent of agood brick and nil necessary and the land is of One The right will bo protected under the if any portion of the land which is now In crop or for which him been and will on dav of OF SALE -One third day of the balance In 1 aud annual with from date of the to execute bond with approved for the and the title retained as ultimate S. T. D. H. Lee Clerk of Haiti certify the bond required of the by tho de e In said of the 1st day of 19.'i-i, haft been duly by S. in tha penalty of 00... my hand this 7th day of 1904. ,. IT. LKE Port Kates to New Southern Railway is selling ing one-way Colonists tickets to California with The berth rate in Pullman Excursion operated leaving Washington Wednesday and is these sleepers are operated through without change and are personally There will be sale April 22nd to May 1904, round trip tickets to California at rate of limited to June 30th 1904 good returning via St. For further information write A. J. General Sunset 511 Penna or L. S. Brown General Agent 705 15th D. loan on easy or to be used in building home on monthly or yearly For Phone 43. Va. Branch Office at K Mv D. R. and iho World's Baltimore and Ohio Railroad will ah elaborate World's Fair Folder on the first of giving full with of the great Purchase Exposition at St. Ticket offices on system will be furnished with all details concerning the route to St. together with advance information concerning hotels and boarding Baltimore and Ohio Is the original line from to St. Early in 1827 the founders wished to connect Baltimore and the seaboard by the most direct line with St. Louis on the Mississippi From Baltimore to Cumberland the line followed the old national then a direct line was built to on the Ohio other companies built lines from Parkers direct to St. and all of these lines have merged Into the Baltimore and Ohio which forms the most direct route between the and the Solid ' vestibule trains runs dally New Pittsburg and Columbus Cincinnati and St. shuld always keep In good bodily They owe it to their Yet it is no unusual sight to see mother with babe in arms coughing violently of a consumptive And why should this dangerous condition exist dangerous alike to mother and child when Dr. German Syrup would put a stop to it at No mother should be without this old and tried remedy in Ihe its timely use will promptly cure' any throat or bronchial trouble In herself or her The worst cough or cold can be speedily cured by German Syrup so cau hoarseness and tion of the bronchial It makes expectoration easy gives and rest to racked Trial bottles 25; large stee 7&C Fletcher's for the Present under some halcyon the of which we have heard so may be an ment whereby universal happiness and prosperity follow heels of universal apathy and taking humanity as it and prospects by the actual material at our present it wise to depopulate the the factories and the mines by preaching the multitude into a state of. scorn for simple What are all these millions to they shall have been exalted above the the pitchfork and he A world composed of orators and would not be able to defend itself I or any great length of time from he savage and the Washington pursuance of a decree of the Circuit Court of rendered April 2d, in the cause of vs. Sarah the Special JUNE 1904, 2 o'clock at the front dnor of 1he County in offer for Bale at the following real estate in the proceedings A tract or parcel of 71 2 Roods and 2! near in Cochran and and being the same of which Thomas H. Cooper died on day of and the in three equal payable in and n lor which the purchaser bonds with bearing interest from day of and the title to bo retained as ultimate W. J. F. D. H. Lee Clerk of said certify that the Bond required of the Special by the decree in said ot the lid day 100-t. has duly given bv H. W. the penalty of under my hand this 22dday of 19J4. D. H. LEE HEW AND ENLARGED EDITION INTERNATIONAL in in size and judiciously selected to exclude corruptions of good and to unintelligible in Each word gins a paragraph iu its correct alphabetical I placo and is readily caught by the I Excels in These are complete and and embody tho best I resulta of icy ure not scrimped I or crowded into obscure I Excels in Pronunciation which is indicated I by respelling villi iho marked I letters used in tho the sounds j of which arc taught in tho public in They aro I yet aud aro given in the I order In which the word has acquired its | shades of Many of the are in its Appendix which is a packed j as a Working No other I much useful I is so valuable and convenient for tat or so indispensable in the | or International has 2380 quarto pages with 5000 25,000 new words and phrases have recently been added and the Gazetteer of the World and Biographical been completely revised under the supervision cf W. T. U. S. Commissioner of US SEND YOU Test in which affords a pleasant and instructivo evening's Illustrated pamphlet also C. 8PRINQFIELD, doctor ' walks hand in 1 through life with the It is the mission of the doctor to minister to that which the preacher calls temple of the Holy Both preacher and docter are appointed for the alleviation of The oaa ministers to the body and the other to the bouI and both are intimately The true preacher must have an eye Bingle to the welfare of the body as well as of the just the true doctor must have an eye single to the welfare of the soul as well as of Soul so intimately We love to think of those physicians who are ready to offer a prayer at the bed and to turn the ot an aoul to the Great Physician who is minister unto all His Christian 1N- 1c, 0LD|STAND~. 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