Harrisonburg Daily News, February 18, 1903

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February 18, 1903

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Harrisonburg Daily News (Newspaper) - February 18, 1903, Harrisonburg, Virginia m Hill" '/V fou-Vir.l.A A ews. Vol 8, lib. 73. HARimUBUBO, TA., WBDKJB9DAT, FEBRUARY 18. 1008. IIILER'S BAR6AHI STORES. llito atrwtiwdPttbUe iqwn. Bankrapt Bteek Beilinff �t BO entt on the Dollar �nd Le88--Oiwt BbM Sollinf fttonrStons this WMk. llQ cfiitB. LMlins* heavy, feamleM SliopR, worth $1.35, slsei. 4 and B. llQ ccnta. Ladim' Tan Shoea, In laoe, worth fl.60, 9p pain left. cohtfl. Boy'H and WrV� heavy drew Shoeti. worth IR.SS. AQ centd. Children'* batten or 1am "^Shoes, stzes, 8 to 12, worth 88o. OA oantn. Ladies' fine Shoea, laoe tips,- aome worth |1.80. Qfi cents. Men's fine dress Shoes, laco or coDRrosa, worth $1.36. Oft Boy'sShoeii. (Klimax Brand), the best in the world for the money. 4(1 cents. Ladies' and Men's ^�*'W(Klinittx Brand) Shoes, solid leather, every pair a wearer, 11.36. �'JC cents. Men's line drees Shoes, (KlimarBrand). 27 cent*. Ualicoes. We Jnst ' received 6,000 yards of ex-Q tra qnality, dark oalloo, V what you bave4>een looking for, Cc. grade, as before, only 2Ji centn,. ABEL JMILLEK. OWNKR. Phone Connectloh. A FINE BONOHOF OATTLE. As Viewed fty  filSSttor Ooanty Stockaui. [From the Frantiln Review.] On a recent visit to the Valley of /Virginia it was my'good fortnne to pay a visit to that prinoe of good farmers and good fellows, John 8. Fank of Singers Olen, Va., and take in, incidentally, his heard of Polled Durham cattle. An inspection of tliorougbbred cattle is a treat to a stookman. When looking at their broad; straight back, flne length, deep bodies, slender necks, and thoroughbred heads with the rich ,joaD and deep red oolom all oharaoteristio of the dnrham blood one is reminded (horns excepted) of the near by bam yard and blue grass pasture of onr friend, MaJ. George Ohrisman, when ihe pride afid beauty of the fall blood , . . . , Durham can always wmm.-^&mt[*^^'^*^. tmind the fact tiiat the Polled Dnrhams are entirely hornless is a very strong point in their favor and this along 'With the fine milking qualities of this breed shonld bespeak for them a front iplaoe in the esteem of the farmers and stookraicers of onr country. Mr. Funk, owing to the dry season, has iDot been able to give his cattle even average good treatment, but in spite of thirthey have made wonderful increase on weight, calves taking something near 100 pounds per month. I trnst the day may not be far distant when t)ie influence of pqUed dnrhams, polled anguQ and other similar breeds the bloody dehorner may be relegated to, the past. Our friend John S. Funk iu just as thorough bred as his cattle, and any one falling into his hands will get all that fair treatment and honesty can give. A SPLENDID GHAR6E To Orand Jury by Judge Layman 0. Ohalkley. TBI OUniS OP OITIZBHSRIP. Able DiseooTM Upon Besponsibilittet ~ of the Jnror and the Oonrife That Re Meedi. Yours truly, FRANK ANDERSON. Mrs. Margaret Bear Stricken. Mrs. Mragaret A. Bear, who is now 8S years of age, was paralyzed Monday evening At the home of her son. Mr. Frank Bear, of Staunton. She was at the table when she snfFered the stroke, The paralysis is total upon the one side alTeoted. Mr. Bear, who is a sister of Mr, George O. Conrad, has many friends in Harrisonburg, who will be mnch distressed to learn of her affliction. ITOTIOE! THE FINISH, COLOR, STYLE. FIT. and length of time your linen wearH. You will flod that In these points and In many othera we always lead. Let un show you. TROT STEAM LAOMDRT, Kaat Market St., opp, Wblteael Bros'. Mi'No Branch Offleea In town. Pretty Women, Fine Jewelry. A pretty woman doefr-not require much jewelry, but flue jewelry will give any woman a toucti of reflne* roent^ You won't have to go mthout jewelry if you visit our store. We can show you how little money it takea to buy the best, p^apeviiR; Jeweler, The charge delivered on Monday to the grand Jury by Hon. Lyman O Ohalkley, of Btannton, who presided over Monday's and Tuesday's sessiona of the neoliingham Ck>nnty Oonrt on aeoonnt of the illness of Judge Orat tan, sets forth so entertainingly and with snoh oonspicnons ability the dignity and importanoo of the grand jury, its responsibllites, duties and limitations that the News herewith reproduces it in part. In addressing the grand Jury, Jndge Ohalliley said Gentlemen of the Grand Jnrv: Yon have been called aa one of the regular grand' Juries for this county, of which, as yon already know, there are two each year. The grand Jnry is the most respeo< table, dignified and important .) ^dy that is provided for by oar law. Yonr rosponsibilitiea are very groat, and proper performance of -your dntiea calls for the exercise of great oonrage, intelligence, calm Judgment, pnblio spirit and a profound sense of dnty, and they oan only be performed by men of individual and personal re-aponsibility and of inflneaee in the section of the county in which they live. Their performance reqnirea eonrage, because yon must review, consider and in a proper oaae bring to the bar of Judgment the aote of thoae with whom yon are dally eooiated in boainese and peMonal relatione; beoainae yon moat �npervisei the olBeial oondnct of thoee yoa have he- oanse yon mpst determine what is to the best interest of the community at large and must do that sometimea in the face of a determined and bitter public sentiment. I will remind yon that yonr oaths command that yon shall present no one throngh prejudice or ill will, nor fail to present through fear or favor. Your dnitcs aro twofold. First, those of a board of visitors with power to present for criticism and correction any matter pertaining to the offloial conduct of any person holding public office, or any matter pertaining to the proper administration of pnblio affairs in the county. The second branch of your duties is laid down in the code and is this, "You shall present all felonies, misdemeanors or other violations of the penal laws that have taken place within the Jurisdiction of this court, except that you will present no matter for which the punishment is only a flne and the flne is limited to an amount less than $6." This description of your duties laid down in the Code includes both branches, but I have felt it necessary to divide them in order to impress on yonr minds certain responsibilities, which, by being now seldom or never brought to the attention of grand Juries, have fallen^ almost into complete desuetude. There is a popular impression that the duties of a grand Jury consist only in sitting to hear the evidence of witnesses sent before them by the Oommon'wealth'a attorney and to retnrn indiotmepta drawn by him before the grand Jory meets. But, gentlemen, that is bnt a small part of the dignity and retponai-bility of yonr duties. On the contrary, yon have under yonr cognizance all that relates to the welfare of the comn^onwealth in the county. Every oflice and every officer, the roads, the oonrt hoasa, the Jail, the poor honse, and the whole administration of the affairs of the connty are placed by law nnderyonr care and criticism, and it is upon yon that rests the responsibility forvthe good order and good fame of the oommnnl-ty in which yon live. As yoo acy, so will be the policy of pnblio affaire. As yoa fail to investigate and hold up to public criticism, so will abnae and laxity of administralion con-tinoe if any such exists, The popo* lar impreasioo that, when pnbUo duties have been placed in the hands of officers by an election, thoaii ofBoers ate not responsible to anyone except their constitnente at the nexl election i� false; everyone is refponal- Cqatmnea on feiiirtb pitii�, ofEintsTin. Briif ItMM ol litMMt ia the Old DoBilaloa. Lafayette Spllnan, a well-known eitlaea of Oalpeper Oonnty, died at WarrentoB. William R. Trigg, of Richmond, founder and preeident of the Trigg Shipballdinfl Company, la dead. Rev. V. Vpn A. Riser, of Leesvijle 8. 0., hae amepted a call to Grace Lutheran Ohnroh at Waynesboro. David B. Griffith, of Westmoreland Oonnty, hae in the last ten days loat by death hla mother, wife and only dfngbter. Poatmater J. R. Waddy, of Norfolk la said to be in  dying condition aa a resnlt of  atrake of paraly sis and nraemie polaoainf; The Oonnty Oonrt of Dibkenson haa sent Thomas Hawkinai Floyd Stann ton, Patrick and Orover Orabtree to the penitentiary for attempted murder.' Wlnfleld Ouneron,who killed Cleveland Craig, a bystander, while shooting at a negro at Browntown, near Front Royal, OB Batnrday last, is in Jail and indignation against him is deep. Cameron ia from North Carolina. 'S CAPITAL A letter from Our Regular Oorrespondent. While Or. O. L. Petrie, paster of the , ObwrtotteeTllle Presbyterian Ohnroh, waa prenohing on ''The Bnnaet Qiow" Sunday night, the light in. the bnilding anddenly went ont. Tbe seimoB waa oontinned to the end in total darkneae. Rwnbr haa it that the Chesapeake and Ohio will remote its shops from OharlottesvlUe to Oordonsville and that a branoh line will beoonatmoted from the laat named place to aome point on the Jaaee River diviaion, a diatance of about twenty-five milea. Police Jnatiee Brown, ia sning the city of Newport News for |1,B60, whloh repreeente a fee of |1 for each le tried by him alnoe Febniary, 1901. Since the anit waa entered the City Ooonoil hat had a^ bill drafted llaltlaa. the:Jnatloaa' snl^ to I1.M6 a year;- OditORliSS DOING REAL WORK. labinnonB Same Appropriated Kew Bnildinga and Improve-ments at Waihioffton. for ALARM ST8TEM NEEDED. at J. riremen Did Not Reach Blaze 0. Sibert'i at AU. An alarm of fire at 6 o'clock last evening, the general demoraliKation which followed among the firemen, and the further fact that although the alarm was bona fide, the firemen have not yet reached the scene of the fire, all serve to emphasize tlie fact that a system of electric fire alarm, frequently petitioned for by. the flre department, is very badly needed in Harrisonburg. Yesterday's alarm waa occasioned by a blaxe in the parlor of J. O. Bibert's residence on'South Main street. In the general mix up whicli followed the blowing of the tannery whistle, the firemen got headed for the residence of Oapt. M. M. Sibert in the extreme northwestern portion qf the town, to find upon their arrival in that section that no one knew anything of a flre. Owing to aome little defect i/ the main flne in Mr. J. O. filberts' residence flre waa communicated to liis parlor and dining room. It was discovered, however, before much damage waa done and was extinguished by Mr. Sibert and his neighbor, Mr. M. Newman. The loss will not amount to more than $30. Special Train. For Angnsta oonnty court day at Stannton the Chesapeake Western railway will ran a apeoial train from Stokeaville to Harrisonburg, leaving Stokeaville. at 6 a. m. and arrive at Harrisonborg at 7:06, making all the atopa. Will make close connection at Harrisonburg for fi, & O. train for Staunton, O. W. evening train will wait at Harrisonburg for B. & O. connection from Stannton. M. L. MARDI8. JodcaAtUaMB to Bit. After preelding for the past two dayaover tlie Rookingbani Connty Oonrt, Jndge Ohalkley will leave today in order to reach Highland Oonn-, where oonrt opena thia week. Judge William M. Atkinson, of Winoheeter, will be here thia mom-ng to attend to the farther pressing bMineM of the Rockingham Oonrt. --- *9t - ICeieia. M. R, and L. H. Lewis have letnmed from Florida. Their mother. Mrs. P. B. Lewi*, who ac-oompanied them, will retam in a few da7*i bavins feualned^in Rich Moad lor a Tleit to itlativea. Washington, Fob. 17th.-Congress aeeUod to realize the past week that the date of adjournment was drawing rapidly apace, and consequently huCklod down to business with the evident determination "to do or die. Routine busineRS was rushed tlirough at a rnoiug rate, while various meas urea of importanoo received some at teniion. The present session will bo notable for tlio many appropriations for improvements at the National Capital. Tlin sundry civil bill, among others along tlie same lino, carries the following appropriations: For tlie erection of an east wing to the Oapi tol building, 93,600,000; for a new bufilding for the Agricultural Department,'11,600,000; for a mammoth offloe building for the use of the Rouse, 93.100,000. In the latter each member of the Houce is to have an offioe, the whole structure to be of the most elaborate and modern style. It ia expected that the site will be secured qnxte near the Oapitol, and work be-gatj witliln six month's, the bnilding to be completed within three years This bill also appropriates |8,000,000 for the relief of the Philippines. The time oi the House will likely be occupied this week with the Fowler onrrenoy bill and the naval appropri atiph bill. The Fowler bill will be given two days, The naval approinri-atjon bill will likely elicit consider able debate over the proposed purchase ofthe Holland submarine boat. "^n the Senate the statehood bil still remains the unfinished business, with Quay as virtually matter of ceremonies. He now has it in such position that if not passed, nothing else of importance can be. One day was secured the past week, however, for consideration of the Panama Oanal treaty, which time was consumed by Mr. Morgan, who talked for five hours, and offered thirty amendments. The temperature around the Senatorial wing is expected to rise some degrees this week as the desperate struggle for the finiHh will bo on in earnest. It is expected that the Indianola postoilloe affair will receive a liearing today, and that Senator Tillman will make it the occasion of a lenRthy discnssion of the general subject of negro office-holding in the South. Among the qaeations being pressed for consideration, some of whicli will likely come up, are the 8hour bill, constituting 8 hoars a days' work on all Government contract work, the immigration, the pure food, and the Philippine currency bills. The House and Senate conferees on the union station bill will meet again today in a final effort to compromise their differences. If they do not succeed at this meeting it is likely the project will fail, as the Pennsylvania is already impatient and will wait but little longer before beginning its permanent improvements on the Mall under existing legislation. Gen. Edna B. Ohaffee and staff arrived here Saturday from an extended tour of military quarters throughout the South. Ho expresses himself as delighted with his reception by the Southern jMoplo, and recommended many improvements for the comfort and convenience of the troops Etatioued in the South. Senator Hanna, in an interview a few days ago, paid Itis compliments to President Baer, loader of the operators in the recent struggle with the coal miners, by saying that he believed the public had suoh utter contempt for Mr. Baer that anything he might say on certain subjects would have no more weight than if he had not ottered it. Amen! "Sic semper tyrannis,'' The suggestion that George B. Oor-telyon be at the head of the new Department  of Commerce and Labor meet* with a hearty approbation from all classes here, and it is generally believed that a better selection could not be made, FOR SALB OR A�;NT.-First class blacksmith and wagon maker's shop, at Linville, Va. Apply to JOHN W, MORRISON, Harrisonburg. DOCTORS 68T HIIIIIESST Who Raf a Manow Iicape From tbt Dread Diieaae. Timbervillo, Feb. m.-An' did yoz get it, small pox, Hinnossy? tez I. Nary a time, sois ho. But 'twas a moat narraw escape, I've bin vaccinated, sesi ho. 'Twas Joost as yes told mo th' doothuro would do. As I'm no lady av raflnomint ho scr-a-lathcod me on th' ahrm till Irish blood waa sphilled, and thin rhoobcd in the juice. I till yoz, Dooley, 'twas a gr-r-reat victory, 'TIs all av an Irish uprising now, only 'tis not in parlimint, Th' doothuro sex he'll quar-r-antino it if it goes to sphreadin'. But do yeK know, Dooley, th' man-in' av th' quar-r-autino, see he, Yis, se� I, A quar-r-antino is from th' Latin "quar-r-au"-a lino an' tine"-to knite out. It's Joost about th' same as kapo off the grass, only a INDIGTIERTSFOm^ll The Ooantj Oonrt Looli Liquor Salat. Ilt9 LAW OOMOERlfllfO DIOMUM Jndffe Ohalkley Helda T^at Cannot be Sold by Without a LleoBM. little mohro so. It's an imaginary lino to kape ont th' ''bacillus shmallpoxns", an' all av th' folks thit hiv no poll, Av coorse, sex I, th' doothuro can go where he wants to, an' do whit ho plaaes as long as he gits paid fer-r-r doin' it. He's pnttin' cop av th' yellow flag now at th' places of influ-tion-they're all over th' koontrhy. 01 tell yee, Hinnessy, thrade follows th' flag. In all th' walks av life men shonld be more pathrlotic an' ef I git shoot in, Hinne^y, make tho flag half gr-r-een. Ivory day is quiat here now as Soonday, aven moo re so. Th' prachor can't prache, an' the merchant is coompelled to siioot oop at sivin with a big croop av peanuts on hand onsold. It's a gr-r-ate saorlfloe, boot whnt wont a path-riotio man do foer his connthry. Did yez iver git shoot oop in a quarantine, an* couldn't git out, Hinnessy ? Yes, sex he, I've bin married twoloe, but sex he, 01 till yez, Dooley, 'tis th' only way to kape th' dlsase fmm sphraedin'. , A Oood Recommendation. Winchester, Va. Feb. 16, '08, Mr, J. R. Lupton, Agency Direetor^ , Shenandoah Valley Branch Oflloe, New York Life Insurance Co. Harrisonburg, Va. Dear Sir:- I am in receipt todav, throngh your agents, Messrs. H. R. Bryarly & Bro., of drafts for $10,000, in settlement of the death claims under policies on th^ life of my late husband, M. H. Q. Willis of this city. The proofs of death were made up Feb. 6th, and nst seven (?) days later, I am in receipt of your drafts in full settlement. I want to extend my thorough appreciation for tho promptness and courtesy shown me in the settlement of these claims. Yours very truly, MARY O. WILLIS. This is the way the New York Life Insurance Company settles all its claims, as all policies are incontestable from da*e of issue. If you are contemplating making the protection your family are entitled to, call on �. Lnpton, agent. Young Lady Injured. Miss Minerva Jenkins, who makes her home at the residence of Mr. George Van Horn, on West Market street, slipped on the sidewalk in front of the house Monday evening and sustained a fall in which slio broke both bones of tho left arm Dr. Good was called in and rendered tile necessary surgical aid. Absolute Safety. Lllberal Treatment. Prompt Service. 'run} ROCKINQHAM NATIONAL BANK, Harrisonburg, Va. When tho County Court oenveoed yesterday at 10 a. m., pomaat to ite adjournment on the provlooa daj. Judge Ohalkley instraoted the grand Jnry in effect, that a druggist haa ao right under the existing law to aell liquor either npon or without a physician's proscription, unless the drag-gist lias a retail llqnor dealera'a license, or unless the liquor ia simply a bona fide part of a compound called for by the prescription. After receiving this additional charge the grand Jnry retired to ite room where it resumed the examination of witnesses, concluding the same at 4:80 p. m. after having forty-ala witnesses before it. Upon returning to tho court room it made ita report, returning ten indictments, and waa adjourned for the term. Five indictments were found against J. L. Fuqna, of Elkton, for retailing liquor at the drug store at BIkton, occupied by the Elkton Drug Company, without license. An indictment was returned aa a trne bill against H. H. Miller for retailing liquor in an Elkton drug store without license. Three trne bills were found against John H. Flannery, in Brooke Gap, for retailing liquor without license. John Howard Ware, colored, allae Jolm Howard Blakey, was indicted for feloniously breaking and entering, in the day time, the dwelling houae of S. J. Hensley, at Mt. Oraiprford, and taking |26 in bank hotes. In one of tho indictments against J. L. Fanqna the accused, in addition to being charged with selling liquor without licenne, is charged with selling on Sunday. Mr. Flannery la charged with selling to a minor aa well as without license. Tlio trials of Perry H. Shaver and .Tane Bible, indicted on Monday for breaking into the chicken house of Isaac Barton and stealing several fowls, will, on account of the illness of a commonwealth's witness, not take place before the March term of oonrt. It is understood, also, that the partiee yesterday indicted for selling liquor without a retail license will not be brought to trial at the present term of court. The last will and testament of Handy Jackson, deceased, waa admitted to probate and ordered to be recorded. It was estimated that the amount of property to pass under the will will not exceed the ram of 9800. L. P. Sander, justice of the peace, paid into court tlie sum of 93-60 it being the amount of a judgment for fine rendered by him on the lAth day of January, 1003, in the case of the Oonimonwealth vs. Erasmus Whetxel for aMsanlt. Justice of the Peace J. P. Hoover paid into court the sum of the total amount of fines collected by him in the cases of the Commonwealth va. John Baker, petit larceny, and Will Showalter, for abusive language. Jntico 0. �. Floyd paid in the sum of |30, the amount of a judgment for fine rendered by him Jannaiy 13th, 1003, in "Commonwealth vs.'W. A. Hussy for carrying concealed weapons. Mr. D. O. Deohert qualified aa a notary pnblio for tho term of four years. A petition signed by sixty-one of the citizens of Elkton and vicinity, protesting against granting the petition of O. T . Painter for a retail liquor license for a place at BIkton, haa been filed in the Oonnty Court. Tho matter of the petition may, it ia understood, occupy the attention of the court today. On Monday, February aS, 1008. at 10 o'clock a. m. at the reaidenoe of John T, Miller, one mile aonth of Bridgewater, Va., I will sell for cash at public sale one Whitman Har Press to satisfy an execution in my hands for collection, favor O. P. Bow< man & Bro. vs. I, W. Click & Bro. G, H. BLACK, O. B. O. February 9, 1903. ;