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   Harrisonburg Rockingham Register (Newspaper) - June 10, 1904, Harrisonburg, Virginia                                 Mm  Wil. II. BUCHER 4 SON  AcMtects ana Builders.  JIake plans, specifications and estimates 01 Jclasses of buildings,  Will contract for work In their line, o> •qperintendend same while under, constrnc don if desired. Correspondence or consultation solicited  IFFICE—Rockingham Register Building.  EAST WAHKET STREET,  VA  . —1 m mm............................  SALE  •OF  I Ell Estate.  82d YEAR.  HARRISONBURG, VIRGINIA, FBI DAY, JUNE 10, 1004,  WHOLE NO. 4310.  The Kind You Have Always Bought, and =wliicli lias been, in use for over SO years, has lîorno the signature of  and lias beenmaile tintler Lis personal supervision: since its infancy» Allow no one totLeccive you in tliis. All Counterfeits, Imitations and "Just-as-good" aro hat Eyperiçaents that trifle witli and endanger the health of Infants and Children—Experience against Experiment» .  Ss CAS  CJastoria is a harmléss substitute for Castor Oil, Paregoric, Drops and Soothing Syrups. It is Pleasant. It contains neither Opium, Morphine nor other Narcotic substance. Its age is its guarantee. -It destroys Worms and allays Feverishness. It «ires Diarrhœa and Wind Colic. It relieves Teething Troubles, cures Constipa,tion and Flatulency. It assimilates the Food, regulates the Stomach and Bowels, giving healthy and natural sleep« The Children's Panacea—The Mother's Friend.  CiEftlUiftlE  Bears the Signature  The Answer.  A Rose, in tattera on the garden path, ~ Crlid out to God and" murmed 'gainst  His wrath, n . _ Because u suddea wind at twilight's hush Had snapped her stem alone of all the bush.; And God, who hears both sun-dried dust and tun,  Had pity, whispering to tint luckless-one, "Sister, In, that, thou say est we did not well— .  .. Wha t voices heardst thou when thy petals fell?"  And the Roie answered, '-la that evil hour A Voice sal J, 'Father, wheretore falls - the flower?  For lol the very gossamers are still.' And a voice answered, 'Son, by Allah's will!' "  I Then softly as a raln*mist on the sward, Came to the Rose the answer of the Lord: "Sister, before we smote the dark in twain, Ere yet the stars smv; one.another plain, Time, TidS and Space, we bound uuto the  .task.". ...  That thou shouldst fall, and such an one:  should ask." ■:... -- "•  Whereat the> withered flower,, all content, Died as they die whosa days are innocent; While he who questioned why the fluwer fell  Caught hold of God and sivad hU soul from Hell. —Kipling.  ROCKINGHAM COUNTY.  <0  Essay Written by Marjorie Pat erson, of the Harrisonburg Graded School.  n Use For Over 30 Years.  THE CENTAUR COOMnV. VT SJUHnAYBTjÍECT, NEW VORK-CtTV.  -WILL BE PAID FOR-  We will pay cash for your Timber and Bark any Way you ®rant to sell it, on the stump, or delivered to Railroad. If you >wn a piece of timber and want it sawed, we will fnrnisti yen trie of our mills; if you own a mill and want a job, we will give j ia one ^ our-timber. Call on or write us. V : ^ ^  VALLEY TIE & LUMBER CO.,  - OVERFAKMEKS Sc MEI5CHANTS BANK,  Long Distance Phone 643  STAUNTON. VA   4< Pn Every Tongue,  9 9  Bes  Pure, .Old, Eich, Mellow; the acme of excellence in whiskey production.  as a beverage, safest and most satisfactory for all uses. See Harper Whiskey exhibit in "Agifcultural Building, World's Fair, St. Louis.  SOLr© BY CHAS. C. CONRAI).  O M V  C1BCUUTIN6 HOT AIR  BROODERS  Both in-and: oat door styles, coops, &c. „The cheapest, best and simplest. Made on theTight principles of the right material. If you have 75 or more fowls* you should have an Ecofromy Brooder. Imt the hens lay. The Economy Brooder, will take care of your chicks, either from hen or- incubator,- thus allowing you earlier fowls at a greater profit than can be raised by bens. Our Brooders are being used with satisfactory results. Illustrated circulars free.  EGOM3MT CO.  B IP. D. 4. Harrisonburg:, Va  Econom Combíny:  . GUARANTEED TO BE THE BEST  Hay Baler iö fimefiea  and Threshers  A SPECIALTY  During- the last'sohool term, H. ¡3. Hooke. teacher of the 8tt grade in the Harrisonburg Graded school, feeling the need of more interest in the study of local geography, with tlie aid of his pupils prepared and studied the following outline for Kockingham-county.  As a subject for a composition, I as well as to "clinch" the facts j learned, he announced that the best one (to be determined by competent judges also would consider neatness etc. )would be published, provided the papers would do so. : .  This one is the work of Marjorie Paterson, aged 14, in the B section of the eighth, grade. While it is not prefect, it is good for a little girl who has been in the county and United States less than three years, and we ask a careful reading for it. "  1. Location  (a) Longitude and latitude  2 Boundaries  3 Size '  • (a) Comparative  (b) Absolute  : 4 Surface '  (a) Mountains  (b) Lowlands  5 Drainage  (a) Slope of the land  (b) Rivers "  (c) Principal creeks - .  6 Climate . "  (a) Heat and cold  (b) Moisture  (c) Heaithfulnéss and un-heathfulness  7 Suil ' ' ~ v  K   (a) Kinds  (b) Fertility ~  (c) How cared for  8 Products  (a) Agriculture-  (b) Manufactured  (c) Mineral  (d) Forests . ..  9 Industries -  (a) Agriculture and stock raising -  (1) Extent — :  ' (2) Value  (b) Manufacturing  (1) Principal plants :  (2) A gtowing industry (o) Lumbering  -- (d) Mining  (1) Its Extent  (2) Kinds of minerals  (3) Their value ; .  (4) Still undeveloped;  (e) Quarrying. Vx (1) What obtained -  •(f) Commerce  Gentlemen—The Brooder I bought of yon  _________________ .ind exoec  gAre an order for X or 2 more;  baa given entire satisfaction and expect "to  WM. SHOWALTER, B. F. D. 4.. Harrisonburg. Va.  THOMAS H, BK Fire, Life and Accident  INSURANCE»  80ESTT un) bukmtï som  Bopreaents leading Companies for protection . «slnst loss by Fife or Lightning.. Policies tlttsn on most liberal terms and losses jromptly settled. '  Write for Catalogue and Prices to  PNNIDYJt CRAWFORD,-  Genera! Agents, StauntoivVa.  (1\ Extent (2) Value  bought and  Biles tod Estimates Cheerfully'Furnished  ON APPLICATION.  't-  THOS. H. BTJKKE,  OFFIOB—In Grattan Bolldin?, Booth Sld^PnblloSauttre 1v23-6m  Real Estate For Sae  AT BROADWAY, VIRGINIA.  ^IRCINIA, TO-WIT :   7  In the Clerk'8 Office of the Circuit Court of Rockingham County, on the 9th doy of May;  Margaret Daliard, Complainant, . vs.  Jnlla Monroe's Adm'r, &c . Defendant»;  IN CHANCERY.  The object of this suit is to settle thf>estate of Julia Monroe dee'd. nnd to sell the honfe: and.lot Bliilated in HarriRonbur«, belonging to her estate, an-l divide tt>e proceeds amonji those entitled. .■■..-.< ......  And affidavit bpintr made thnt the nefend-anis, the heirs of Mitchell Frazier, Sr„ dee'd, are unknown, (who are made narties by the general description of parties unknown), and thatCovnfllia Cobb »mi —Cobb, her husband, Richard .Frazier, Martha JJrown and Jack Brown-, her huaband, Samuel Henderson, Forest flenddrson, John H. Henderson,. William Frazier,of B. F., Laura Frastier,AY'lilletc Brown. Wm. Frazier.nnd" T.eet Frazier. are.' uon-residentsof theState of Virginia, it is ordered that they do appenr. here within fifteen: days after due publication r of thia (>rder, and .answer- the plaintiff's bill or do what Is p'ecessftry to protect.their Interests. .  ., . Teste - —  :  ■ ......  D. H. LEE MARTZ, Clerk, -0 B. Boiler & Martz, p. <1. mayl3-4w  I offer for sale a valuable tract of 20 acres of land; lying east of the Pottery property, and the store bouse -recently occupied by William H. Bartle, dee'd. J3asy tearma as tQMyment. _  ' PBISCILLA ROBINSON -C. E.Wlafleld, Atty. Broadway, Va,  Notice of Oesoljution.  To Whom It I  The firm of Marshall & Co. ~liaB-tills day b^en' dissolvedvby mutual, consent, and the business or the late firm will -be: closed up: within 60 da?B. All i>ersoti8 having claims against the-flrrn of Marshall & Co. will forward statement .of the amount to w. H. Marshall; and ihose who are' indebted to the firm will please call at-once„and settle same, so as to enable -the firm to-meet Its obligations. . - -MARSHALL & CO.  (8) Goods  sold  (g) Poultry (1) Value  10 Some natural features  (a) Good water  (b) Pure air ?c) Elevation (d) Summer resorts "  11 Towns and villages .:  12 Natural wonders  13 Railroads  .; 14 Marked homo and farm improvements 15 People  (a) Of what nationality  (b) Frotn where did come * "  (c) Numbers  (d) Characteristics  (e) Educational advantages-  (1) Public schools '  (2) " Colleges and schools  (f) History j  (T) First settlers . (2). Probable date of first settlemeut ■  (1^ Originaly .part of Au-  they  other  gusta, people  (4) Patriotism ;of the  Battles fought ' Ashby Monument   r ----. i , Rockingham county, whjofi was  Eikton. Vft., May 2,190t. ï separated from, Augusta in 1 í7o,  is situáted in the' northern (eastern) part of* Virginia; Its latitude is about 38 deg. 36 "min. and its longitude 78 deg. 49 min.-- -  It is bounded by Pendleton, Hardy, -Page and. Shenandoah on the north, Page Albemarle -and Greene on the east, and Augusta on the south, and Pendleton oh. tho west; N   It is one of the largest counties in Virginia and contains 1079 square miles¿ or 690,570 acres.  The general surface of Rockingham is "smooth, though {heredare, plenty ofcmountains to afford good drainage. '  -The principal mountains are the Blue Ridge on the eastern boundary,: the Massanutten; m the east central part àndv ^he Shenandoah in the west.-  The main slope of Rockingham is north, though there are various minor slopes, as the mountains rising in different parts make the ground slope in many -^directions.  The main water-way of Rocking-ham is the Shenandoah River. This river has two main branches, thè North atfd "the South Fork. The North Pork rises in Brock's Gap, while the. South Pork rises in Augusta county.  1   Creeks are numerous throughout the county, the largest of which are Linville and Smith's creek, which carry water tó the North Fork. . ' * . ;  The climate of Rockingham is very healthful, as its height above sea-level -affords plenty off resh air. It is protected from tlie extreme heat and .cold by the mountains which, for the most part afford such good protection that the temperature in winter rarely exceeds thirty or forty degrees and the suinmer temperature seventy or eighty degrées.  Thè rainfall in this seotion is neither too much nor too little, asl the winds from the ocean bring most of the summer rains and the winds from the Gulf Stream the winter rains. The annual rainfall being about fortyrtwo inches. - ,  There are various kinds- of soil throughout the county. In the mountains the soil contains quantities of lime-stone and gravel, while t he sandy and clay soils are chiefly found in and along river beds. Loamy soil whioh is very fertile is found in different parts of the county. -  Rockingham is one of the richest. and most fertile of all the counties in Virginia, and its-farms for thè most part are in a high state of cultivation. When traveling east, and orossing over the mountains, you can at once notice the difference between the counties, there," the fences are broken down, the roads uncared' for and everything has an unkept look ; while here everything indicates wealth anrl prosperity. >  The-chief products' are argioul-tural, under which -beading come grain, grass, stocks, garden vegetables, fruits, and various other things. The manufacturedj mineral, and forest products are also very important.  The principal industries are agriculture, under which comes the raising of all sorts of grains, vegetables^ fruits ect. Stock raising may also come under this indus-try.  Manufacturing is another growing industry. The interest in this is increasing every year and most improvements have been made in this line of late years. The- principal plants are the tannery in Harrisonburg, which exports about one hundred and fifty to two hundred hides a day, the Valley Milling Co., and Harrison burg Milling Col also in Harrisonburg, the pottery in Broadway and the veneering factorv at Keezletown.  Lumbering is also becoming more important. Factories . aye being erected and firewood is in great demand.  Mining is another industry which for the most part is still undeveloped Minerals are con-, stantly being found in various parts of the mountains; These mountains are' said to be very rioh in minerals, coal and iron being the principal ones, while onyx and manganeso have also been discovered. "T . Quarrying is not a very èxtèiu sive indnstry, though limestone, marble:and slate are found in some parte, of the county, Limestone 1  is considered to be the most importanti this is quarryed both for linie and building stones. ' Commerce is a very important industry and is'greàtly carried on between the town" and country people." Some of the goods Of commerce are -  horses, which aré bought by cattle dealers and shippers to various places ; corn, wheat, hay, hogs and cattle . are also shipped in great abundance. ' Poultry raising is carried oh many -people. It is said more olear profit is derived, from it'than from* any othey farm industry.  The county is greatly blessed itiv the possession of good" water, pure air and -high, elevation.- Thè: water is exceptionally good and is, for the most part, lime stone und freo stone. _ Mineral springs are - numerous throughout- the county. Among which are, iron, iithia, snlpkur and. alum. These: je-èsteemed very highlyTmd peo-, pie come from ^reat .distances . to' these springs, which are crowded to overflowing during the summer months. . Besides gogd water we vKave^tli  whole» is little above sea level, unknown. ^  Theie are no cities in the county, but there are; a large number of rapidly growing ' towns, the largest tìnd most important, of whioh'is Harrisonburg; this is the county-seat of Rockingham and contains -a population "of. about 4,000 : ;  . This town is situated : in. the south icentrnl part of the'county and is'bétween the Shenandoah^on the. -west and the Massanutten Mountains* a branch of the Blue Ridge/, on the east". ' The principal flopejlbf this townjs toward the southwest; but a nainor .slope in the "southern part is toward- the east, i • ;.  - The soil is similar to that of the county and is:especially well cultivated in this district.  It is\ said that " the Virginian and Çanalian horses are being held in-highéi .esteem "in the horse market than even the noted blue grass;; horses of Kentucky, and Harrisonburg is the leading horse marked-in the State. -  "There are large industries here, among th'em manufacturing ranks first. -Of these the tannery is the most important, about an" average hands,/and is situated on the corners of^ruce, German-and Water streets";; The ^Milling Companies and the foundry are also important."  Manufacturing is an industry which iof late years has made good progress.  less than 2,0001'Main, German and High street. Malaria is almost I Those running from east to west are East and"West Market, Franklin, Bruce and numerous smaller ones ' ■ • - ■ T  There are a large number of churches'in this town, fourteen in all. Eleven for tlie white and three for the colored. ; ;  The comforts of the people are well looked, after. We have telephone, electric light and water syste ms, besides tho freo delivery. There are three railroads—the Baltimore & Ohio, the Southern and the Chesapeake Western.  Court is held here the third Monday - in every other month. , The town officers are: Mayor, O. B. Roller; Chief irfPolice, Armen-trout; Recorder; John Bradley-Treasurer, D. S. Lewis; Town Sergeant. •" T, H. Miller. The Councilmen are: John Noll, P. Guyer,. John N. Garber, T. M. Rohr, T. N. Haas, J. Wilton T. O. Jones, J. Meserolo andfl. B. Miller. ■  There .are also numerous other towns -throughout the county. The most important of which are : Broadway, ' Keezletown, (which was settled in 1791, ) Bridgewater, It employs I  Da i ton . Elkton, Clover Hill, Mt.-of -seventy-five | Crawford, and others.  Massanetia Cave and the Grottoes iu this county and Weyer's Cave on the border between Rook-iagham and Augusta are all not^d. for their beauty.'" -  In thecounty are numerous railroads, the principal-ones are the Norfolk & Western running from  VALUE OF ALFALFA.  The' water - of - Harrisonburg is Hagerstown, Maryland, to Roa-taken from Riven Rock, it placed rioke, Virginia;. the Southern some fourteen miles distant. It is running from Washington to free-stoiie water, and is brought Harrisonburg; the Baltimore & here in pipes, when these are full, Ohio from Harrisonburg to Leithe remainder or waste water ington and tho Chesapeake Wes-enters\the reservoir. - Three times tern from Stokesville-to Elkton;  n by t£at  the.neèded amount runs into this reservoir; for the: purpose of Süp- :  plying-■the town in case of any accident befalling thé pipes.  Dnburg is a very rapid growing town ; when first founded in 1780 it consisted of about fifty acres of land. This was divided off intQ lots by Thomas Harrison and was then confirmed by the legislature. The early growth of the town was very slow. During the first ten or fifteen years, ' soné now house was erected. At a later period, before the;" railroads ¿passed through here, this used to .be a sort of stopping or resting place for travelers or team-Bters^jtiúrneying • fromL^singtoiv to Winchester. The piko is a very finé "road extending for many miles, and was .one of the main' roads for thé * armies ' passing through the Valley. '  s  The main street at that..time used to be. what is now" German street, so named because of German settlers located there.  Some of the first settlers were the Harrisons, Grahams, Effingers, Rogers and Bryans.  Bishop Asberry, who belonged to the Methodist church, founded the first church of that name. The meetings were held in what is now General Roller's office. A large underground tunnel led from a building on the north sido of the Square, which was then a fort.ío the great spring at the southeast corner of the Putlic Squaro.  This square was -donated by Thomas Harrison, August 5,1779. There have been four courthonses in all. The first was situated on the pike near the-toll gate in the northeastern part of town. It was located on what was then the Smith place, but now is owned by Mr. Liskey. It was a stone structure and was built in 1784. The second courthouse was built in 1833 on the same foundation as the présent one.. The third was also , made of brick in 1874 on the same location as the second. The fourth, or present, is in the same place,and was erected in 1896. It is made of stone and brick and is the pride of Harrisonburg. The Board of Supervisors during the erection were, W. L. Dechert, J. H. -Shipp, E. W. "Carpenter,. C. E: Fahrney and. D. H. Moore. The Building Committee was composed of„~W. L. Dechert, E. W. Carpenter and C. E . Fahrney. W. M,. Bucher was Superintendent, W. E Spear, Contractor, and T. J. Collins & Sons were the architects.  The principal buildings are thé County courthouse, mentioned above," the United States Courthouse, situated on the corner of Elizabeth and North Main street, and the banks. The Rockingham National Bank, is already ..built, while the First National is only being elected. The first Bank named is located on the corner of East Market and North Main; street and the latter is on the corner of Soutb Main street and the south side of the Public Squaro. • The hotels aré the Clarendon, Revere.and Warren House.  The'main streets, running north and south, are North and South  There has been marked improvement,- during the last few years, in and. around tho homes and farms. Fences have been built up, field corners cleaned out and everything has been put and kept in good order. About twenty years ago. the farms were larger than at the present, now- small farms are prevalent.  The growth of Rockingham is largely due to the people^' They are chiefly of English, Scotch, Gt raian and Irish descent. Of these the Germans did a great d'epl to promote the welfare of the peo-pie. J ;  The estimated "population of Rockingham:between 32,000. and 34,000, among which about 3,000 belong to the' colored race.  The people, of this county have always taken a great- interest in educational affairs. There . are public sohools in nearly all towns and a high school in reach of nearly every one.  The first "settlers of the Valley were of German descent. They were strong, honest and not afraid of work. They were very patriotic and showed great patriotism in all the wars. Though some of them did not believe in fighting, they helped in all the ways they could, giving food and clothing to the soldiers.  Many battles were fought in and aron.nd the county. Cross Keys and PortJRepublic were two of the most noted. Mossy Creek is where Jackson in his noted Valley campaign paused - to observe the Sabbath. There was also a severe fight on June 6, 1862 hear Harri son burg. It was in this engage ment that General Ashby was killed. A monument how marks the place.  It Should Be Allowed to Cure In Large Cocks.  According to Prof.%. J. Spill-man, of tho Department ot Agriculture, alfalfa and brome grass for pasture will keep six times as much stock to the acre as blue grass. Alfalfa needs a woll-drained subsoil. Horses if they are fed exclusively on alfalfa hay, are liable to' kidney disease. 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 anything* but alfalfa, but in that region it is common to have horses die of kid* ney-disease.  The time to cut alfalfa for hay is the time it has begun to bloom. The curing is difficult, because it sh.eds its leaves very rapidly as it gets dry. The hay should be put up in rather large cocks before it is dry and allowed to cure tljere, and be put under shelte/ just as soon as it is dry enough not to heat. Experience is the only thing that can tell you when it is dry enough not to heat. You may spoil some alfalfa bay when you begin, Alfalfa hay and five, six or seven pounds of cracked shelled corn a day for a cow in full milk is an excellent ration; it will save half your grain bill. It makes very fine-silage and is very easy to handle. '  If hogs are put on alfalfa and given no other feed at all they make enormous growth of bone and muscle, and apparently, a good growth of fat, but the fat is water and not oil, and if you put it in the pan to fry it will boil, but not fry. If you want to produce hard bacon you must fed grain or something else along with the alfalfa. 'At the Kansas -Experiment Station they feed their hogs on chopped alfalfa hay through the winter and wintered them nicely. Governor Hoard,, of Wisconsin, tried the same experiment and says that it is now his regular feed for brood sows during the winter.—Prairie Farmer,  By T rine of n dccreo rendered at tho April term, 1904, of I ho Circuit Court for Kock Ingham County, Virginia, in the chancery cause of O. W. Wine va. W. H. Wine's jidmlii-IstrntorH, &c.. tho undc-rfllirned Special Com-mliisloncrs will, on  Tuesday; the 7th Day of Jqne, 1904,  In Tront of Hie Court House in narnsonhiiri», vlrglnlfi, offer for «nle, nt public auction, tin* real estate of which W. 11. Winn die d seiz-d and possessed, cr ub much thereof as may bo necessary-for tho-purposes of the decrer, situate tit Mt CrawfordSDation.in tlicFouthPTii portion of said county, lying on botli Hide« of tlie Vulley Railroad. Tho said property will be offered in three separate parcf-lH and tORitdo', and will be »old in whichever way may seem best to tho «'ommlsslonerd. Tiio several tructs are aB follows:  FIRST.  The tract of land lying on the Eastern fide of the Valley Railroad, containing 1131 acres.  " SECOND.  The tract known as tho Orebaufth tract, containing 13 acres and 34 poles.  THIRD.  The tract upon which the brick re-idenro Is located, containing 30 n^ reft, anil with thu all of the riulito and benefit» which tho wild W. H. Wine lias in a certain parcf-i of lan.l 150 lect wide by (500 feet 1 jiig, ndjoininii tho line ol the Vnlley Kailromi. onvhlch tlie dc-not and other buildings are fcituuted, and linnrovpmentH thereon.  This is an oxceptlonnlly valuable proprrtv. Therfris a store houi-e in I he depot, which has long been used, and a successful mercan-t'le business conducted lor many years. Thu land Is in good condition. Tho lirHt tract named ha» valuable timber and a voung orchard. The third tract has excel ent improvements,« onnI»tlng of agood brick dwelling-house and nil necessary outbuiUliiigs, and the land is of One quality. . The tenontV right will bo protected under the decree, if any portion of the land which is now In crop or for which prep«ration him been inadeforacrop, and will be'niadeknown on dav of sale. >  TERMS OF SALE -One third cnslion day of sulo, the balance In 1 aud 'J •■quo! annual payinPDts, with lntoieat from date of sale, the purchnsrr to execute bond with approved securitv for the deferred, payment«, and the title retained as ultimate security.  ED. S. CONKAD.  JOHN T. HARRIS,  Special Comniies'oners.  I, D. H. Lee Martz, Clerk of Haiti Cour*, certify t'-at the bond required of the Spcclnl CommlBsioner by tho de -r e In said cauie of the 1st day of April, 19.'i-i, haft been duly glv>-n by Jb.d. S. Lonrad in tha penalty of S8.000 00...  Given un'der my hand this 7th day of May, 1904. ,.  D. IT. LKE MARTZ. Clerk.  CO^ffllSSIOriER'S SñliB  -OF-  REAL ESTATE  Near Port Republic, Va.  Cheap Kates to California, Arizona, New Mexico. I  The Southern Railway is selling dur-1 ing April, one-way Colonists tickets to California with stop-over privileges. The berth rate in Pullman Excursion Sleepers, operated tri-weekly, leaving Washington Monday, Wednesday and Friday, is $8.50; these sleepers are operated through without change and are personally conducted. There will "also be .on sale April 22nd to May l9t, 1904, round trip tickets to California at rate of $63.25; limited to June 30th 1904 good returning via St. Louis. For further information write A. J. Poston, General Agent, Sunset Tours, 511 Penna Ave., or L. S. Brown General Agent 705 15th St., Washington, D. C.  pureair ll RcK:kingbáni,takeiiasa  125,000.00 J  For loan on easy termB; or to be used in building home on monthly or yearly payments.  Write For Circular  G. (i. SPITZES', Phone 43.  Harrisonburg, Va. Branch Office at Covingtpiu Va.  ~ K Mv D. MÌLLERj ^ÌUnàgek. '  B.&_0. R. JtC. and iho World's Fair.  The Baltimore and Ohio Railroad will issure ah elaborate World's Fair Folder on the first of theyear, giving full information, with Illustration, of the great Loolsiana Purchase Exposition at St. Louis. Ticket offices on the,entlre system will be furnished with all details concerning the route to St. Louis, together with advance information concerning hotels and boarding houses.  The Baltimore and Ohio Is the original line from theeast to St. Louis. Early in 1827 the founders wished to connect Baltimore and the seaboard by the most direct line westward, with St. Louis on the Mississippi From Baltimore to Cumberland the line followed the old national pike; then a direct line was built to Parfe-erisjjurg on the Ohio Elver; other companies built lines from Parkers direct to St. Louis, and all of these lines have merged Into the Baltimore and Ohio System, which forms the most direct route between the .East and the West. -  : Solid ' vestibule trains runs dally rrom New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington, Pittsburg and Columbus to. Cincinnati and St. Louis.  HEALTHY MOTHERS.  Mothers shuld always keep In good bodily health. They owe it to their children.- Yet it is no unusual sight to see mother with babe in arms coughing violently of a consumptive tendency. And why should this dangerous condition exist dangerous alike to mother and child when Dr. Boschee's German Syrup would put a stop to it at once? No mother should be without this old and tried remedy in Ihe house-r-for its timely use will promptly cure' any lung, throat or bronchial trouble In herself or her chlldren. The worst cough or cold can be speedily cured by German Syrup so cau hoarseness and conges: tion of the bronchial tubes. It makes expectoration easy and- gives relie! and refreBhinfi rest to the'¡cough racked consumptive. Trial bottles 25; large stee 7&C» Fletcher's Pharmacy.  Not for the Present Day.  Perhaps under some halcyon dispensation'—say, the millen-1 nium, of which we have heard so much—there may be an arrange-1 ment whereby universal health, happiness and prosperity .will follow on.the heels of universal education, apathy and indolence. But, taking humanity as it is, and meastrring prospects by the actual material at our present disposal, is, it wise to depopulate the fields, the factories and the mines by preaching the multitude into a state of. scorn for simple toil?! What are all these millions to do !  when they shall have been exalted above the spade, the pitchfork and he axe? A world composed of millionaires^ bankers, school-eachers, orators and pawn-brokers would not be able to defend itself I or any great length of time from he savage and the Anarohi^t.— Washington Post.  In pursuance of a decree of the Circuit Court of BocUngharn County, rendered April 2d, .1904, in the chanct-ry cause of AhrMin Poindester vs. Sarah Cailierine Cooper, &c., the tinder8ign>-d Special Commisftioners will,  ON SATURDAY, JUNE ilth, 1904,  at 2 o'clock p.m., at the front dnor of 1he County Court-house, in TTurridonburir, Vir-Jilnia. offer for Bale at puMic auction, the following real estate in the bill nn-l proceedings mentioned: A tract or parcel of land  Containing 71 Acres, 2 Roods and 2! Poles,  situate near Grottoes, in KncMoghim County. Virginia,,adjoining Cochran and other«, and being the same of which Thomas H. Cooper died seized.  TERMS:—One-fourth ca»h on day of sale, and the reBhlue in three equal Instalment«, payable in six, twelve, and eiglite- n months, lor which the purchaser Hhali t-xecnte bonds with npproved persona' security, bearing interest from day of sa'e, and the title to bo retained as ultimate Kecuritv.  II. W. BERTRAM, J. F. BLACKBURN.  Special Cummls.sloners.  I, D. H. Lee Martz, Clerk of said Court, certify that the Bond required of the Special Commiasiocer by the decree in said caut-e ot the lid day .of- Aprd. 100-t. has Jieen duly given bv H. W. Birtram"in the penalty of $000.00.  Given under my hand this 22dday of April, 19J4.  mavl3-4w D. H. LEE MABTZ. Clerk.  ¡THE HEW AND ENLARGED EDITION OF  ¡WEBSTER'S INTERNATIONAL DICTIONARY  Excels in Vocabulary. Itisthemostusefal in size and contents, judiciously selected to exclude corruptions of good usage, and to [avoid unintelligible technicalities.  Excels in Arrangement. Each word be-I gins a paragraph iu its correct alphabetical I placo and is readily caught by the oye. I Excels in Etymologies. These are complete and scicntiiic, and embody tho best I resulta of philology. T1 icy ure not scrimped I or crowded into obscure places. I Excels in Pronunciation which is indicated I by respelling villi iho diacrilically marked I letters used in tho sehoolbooks, the sounds j of which arc taught in tho public schools.  Excels in Definitions. They aro clear, I terse, yet complete, aud aro given in the I order In which the word has acquired its | shades of meaning. Many of the defl-lnition3 are illustrated. ,  Excels in its Appendix which is a packed j storchouse .of useiui knowledge.  Excels as a Working Dictionary. No other I boolccmbodiesso much useful information, I is so valuable and convenient for consul-| tat ion, or so indispensable in the home, | study, school, or office. •  The International has 2380 quarto pages with 5000 illustrations. 25,000 new words and phrases have recently been added and the Gazetteer of the World and Biographical •Dictionary-have been completely revised under the supervision cf W. T. Harris, Ph.D., LL.D., U. S. Commissioner of Education.  LET US SEND YOU FREE  "A Test in Pronunciation" which affords a pleasant and instructivo evening's entertainment. Illustrated pamphlet also free.  G. & C. MERR1AM CO., puqlishers, 8PRINQFIELD, MA8S.  With Relglious Contemporaries.  The doctor ' walks hand in 1 sjjM through life with the preacher. It is the mission of the doctor to minister to that which the preacher calls  <( tho temple of the Holy Ghost." Both preacher and docter are appointed for the alleviation of suffering. The oaa ministers to the body and the other to the bouI and both are intimately connected. The true preacher must have an eye Bingle to the welfare of the body as well as of the soul, , just B 1 ) the true doctor must have , an eye single to the welfare of the soul as well as of the" body.. Soul and.body so intimately con* nected. We love to think of those physicians who are ready to offer a prayer at the sfck bed and to turn the eyes' ot an uphappy aoul to the Great Physician who is ablefto minister unto all His patents.—Rlaeigh Christian Advocate,  W.H.  -DEALER 1N-  Wines, Liquors, Beer, 1c,  SAVAGE'S 0LD|STAND~. EAST WATtR  New Powder Without Recoil.  Tests of a new powder -which the inventor claims is without recoil §re about to be made by United States" government officials. If the inventor's claim can be proved true it will revolutionize ordnance and majt perhaps revolutionize methods of warfare. ^ The greatest difficulty that a maker of big guns has to overcome is the recoil, which in time puts the gun out of commission by destroying its machinery. The new powder, it is said, has no perceptable recoil, and a child may hold its hand on the breech of a big gun when it is fired without fear of being-injured.  I keep in Btock at all times a fine selection of Liquors and Wines of high grades which include the standard brands of the best Southern and Western Distilleries. Have the local agency for the  Celebrated Portner Beer,  • Which will be served on draft, or DELIVERED ON ORDER.. . .  w. fl. WILLIS,  HARRISONBURG. - - VIRGINIA  UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA.  It is the Capstone ol tho Public School System of the State.  FREE TO VIRGINIANS  . In the Academic Department.  tetters, Science, Law, Medicine,  Session begins 15th September.  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