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The Roanoke news. (Weldon, N.C.) 1867-1989, April 30, 1896, Image 1

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CrOHIST W. SLB3DC3-H1, PROPRIETOR. VOL. XXXI. A. IFOK/ THE I’EOI’LH WELDON, N. C., THURSDAY, APRIL .30, 1896. NO. 2. NKW ADVERTISEMENTS. AS IN YOUTH Ayer’S Hair Vigor CORDIALLY INDORSED. Natun! Browtii ALL OTUER Dressings “I cun C4)»(UiiUy liuJorao Ayer’s Hair o Vlw«»r. M ouo iil tUo ln‘8( ni'cparullous O r-ff tln‘h;iir. \V!u‘H I using Ayer's ^ Ili»lr i‘H Hit* fnmt part of my ht?a«l O -alMuit li.ilf of bald. Iho use of only two Monies rostoreii a imiura\ (^rnwiii, whIHi xtiii r«m(iiiu s us hi my O youth. I s»-voral oihi-r dressing'*, O fmt iJn-y iill fiiilfd. Ayer’s Hair Vigor q is ll«o lu"‘t."-MrH. ,T. i\ PltKlMKli, O l\mveisc, T I* Bk J. G. AVER & CO.. LOWELL, MASS. g ^j^j^ppOOOpOOOOOOOOOOOg, ja 13 ly. WILLIAM FRECMAN, PORTRAIT ARTIST AND PHO- togrepher and deiilet in FRAMES, EASELS, AMATEUR SiipplioA, ctc. OLDPICTD RECOPYING A8PKCULTY Fiint class work gimrantoed. octlOly. 176 Main si., Norfolk Va. GRDVE5 TASTELESS CHILL TDNIC !• JUSTAtOOOD FOR ADULTS. WARRANTCD. PRICK 50ots. OALATIA, ILIA. NOT.IA. 1893. fiMlill«dleln*Co., Bt. l4»ut»,llo. OfotlisMni—W« K)ld last vear, 600 tx>tUM of dial’s TASTBLBS8 CUILL TOMIO mni bsTe Imml UtrM croM Alreadr tbu 7«ar. lQ»ilo«rex pMftaw of 1« year*, ta Uie drus biwioeM. bavo MTffiold an article that (are sucb nalTersal saUai SMMoa at jroor TobIo* vountrulr, ASNir.CABB AOfr —80LU AND WARRANTRD BY Dr. A.S.Harrison, ENFIELD, N. C. Min’s Qrocerjr WELDON, N. C. For fine grocc^iies, it -will pa; to call OinJ. L. Judkins, leader of them all, The finest goods in Weldon yon will see At Jitdktn’s Grocery, Iniported and domestic goods here yon will find, OaoQ^ goods and delicacies of every kind It matters not what your needn may be Visft Judkins’ Grocery. For cboiQO teas and coffee Judkins is re* nowned None finer in the country can be found Try their special brands of blended tea At Judkins' Grocery. None in Weldon with Judkins can com pete Oribowa stock of fine goedn as complete. Tb9 ^reat one price yon may see At J.tidkins* Qrocery. At Jadliins’ store do not forget Fait wel^ts and measures you can always gat d yoar town orders delivered free From Judkins' Grocery. daeiyiy. , ^SOFEmbNAL CABDa, jgOWABD AtSToC"' Attorliey-at-Law HAI.IFAX, N. C. TiS6uiom5ii. WM.TU I. sunii ^QLLCN * DAKtKL. 4 TTOHUBYS AT LAW, H. C. fmotiee in tbteoarts of Ualifkx andNortbampi ..... .... ■ -,J. open ewy Mon Jan 7 ly rnMmv« m laveoani oi asiinx»nanorui .I’HianC in the 8«preme and Federal oonrtt. Jiettoee»aiile in allMrtaof Nortb Carolina. Braaoh offloe at HallMz, N. O.,open every day. Jan |R. T. T. BOS6, DBHSTTIST WoIdoD, N. c. V*blBb« OTer Emijr A Plerce’a store. IO-IO-I7. HR W.i WARD.%^ ^♦•♦Sirteoa ♦ BVFIEIiD, N. C. HMtim’aDrag Sl««» TYRE YORK IN “DF ATE ” The Way Being Clearei for York to Canvass His Dislrict on Bull-Back. . The eighth oongreasioDal diitriot of North Carolioa begins to bum witb a oheorful aoticipBtioD. Tbo lower project- iog braoobes of treos, and the impertiDent UDderbush along the road aod pathways and oow tracks have bocD lopped off with ao unspariog band. The ruts are filled 10 a« rapidly as the wcatber admHr. The Hod, Tyre York is about to begin bis unique ouavass for (he UepubHoao nomination for CoDgrcssman. He has addled and briiMod his bull. Fire shoots from its noBtrils and most of its feet are usually in the air. It is a bull full of spirit, impetuous, pawing tbo ground, leaping into the air, waving its tail in defiance of the Democracy, and of the Hon, Tyro York’s competitor for the oomiDation. The Hon. Tyro York’s competitor, [Hon. Ramulus Z. Linncy, who it is proposed (shall canvass the district on mule back] palpably unable to meet Col. York io that ooblo arena which ho has made his own, has devised many sinister expedients. He has directed his hench men along the route of Col. York’s trumphal progress to bandage tbo trees at various intervals wiih red bandannas. The colored Kcpubiicans who are unwiso enough to oppose Col. York's aspirations have been directed to wave widly the reddest of tbcir red shirts beside tbo way. But Col. Tyre York's bull, vioIoDt as he seems, is a good,- sensible, solid, respectable, quiet, order loving, conscrva* tive Republican animal. Besides, Col. York will put blinders on him. Witb five or six pairs of blue and black glasses plastered upon bis burning eyes, (his ingenious anima), who confcrs honor upon his name of Taurus Tyiious Kburaconcsis, will be unable to resent (be indignides uf liis master’s fucs. Wherever he goes lie will attract attention by bis beauty and bis seciuing dmility. Thousands will ussemhle (o meet and greet him on his way and to give him the glad pat When Col. Tyre York, after riding through the principal s(ree(s of the (own on bullbaek, ariiws in his anchored bam boo ehair in the pblanquin, and begs iruvu to offer to bis Uepublican friends 11 lew thoughts upon the present condi- ti m of public affairs, not even the mo&t wuUgnant enemy of bis bupes, not even the most mischievous urchin among all the Tar Heel boys, will daro to prod that rtlm(«t scared beast. Seared indeed! The sunbeams wil) smile upon bis glossy coat in (ho day (ime; at night (he flames of pitch, (ar aod turpentine will illuminate his glorioub path. The Hon. Tyre York is carving fur liiuiself with a sharp chisel and a steady hand an enduring name upon the tablets uf American history; but don't forget (he bull —New Y^ork Sun. AC’CIUKNTS WILL HAPPEN, The Employers* Liability Question— Employe—Sir, I would respectfully ask you fur an increase of salary; I have got married lately. Manager uf works—Very sorry, ujy frien J, I can bo of no assistance to you The company is not re>>ponsible for any accidents (hat happen to our men when off duty! THE ACME OF CRUELTY, 'I What was Nero's great act of cruel ty?" asked the teacher of tbe class in history. “Playin’ the fiddle,” was tbe prompt respon^je. Aod tbe teacher let it go at that. AUVKU'lL'>HiMWNTb. GOLDEN^ MEDICAU DISCOVERY Many yearn aso Dr. R. V. Pierce, chief consuUing physician to the Invalids'Hotel and SufKical Institute, Buffalo, N. Y,, com* pounded this medicine qf v^ffet^hU ingredi- inti whioh had atv ta^oial effect upon the ■toniach and liver, rousing the organs to healthful activity as well as purifying and tnriching the blood. By auch meani tbe stomach and the nerves are snppHed with pure blood; they will not do duty without it any more than a locomotive can nia with out coal. You can not get a lasting cure of Dyapepsia, or Indigestion, by talHng arti ficially digested foods orpensin--tIle stom ach must do its own work ki its own way. Do not put your nerves to sleep wUh so- Mlled celery ini^nreo, \t better to go to the Mai of the qmPuUy aua feed tbe nerve cells on the food tiiey require. Dyspepsia, Indigestion, BiUousneas and Nervoua Af fections, such as sleeplessness and weak, nervotta'feellngft are completely cured by the ** Discovery." It puts on healthy flesh, brinipt refreshing aleep and invigorates the whole system. iith hU 'Pleasant Pellets ‘ I have gain* ed in every resoect, ... Uver was draadAitly enlarged and I suf* Now. after two months 1 am entire* ^ relieved of my My app«i Im St escelleni; tod well «mUd; CUPID AND BICYCLES. A Govcramcni Officcr Cajlard ty a Moon shiner’s Daugbter. A remarkable story has just come to light in which figuro moonsbinerd, a rev enue of&eer, a beautilul mouatain maid, Cupid and bioyoles. In (be pummer a suspicion which the revenue department had long entertained ripened into certainty that thero was an UUoit distillery somewboro in this vioinity which was producing large quantities of “Mountain Dew.*’ The local officials being well known to the inhabitants, the department sent hero a youog man from Now York, one Jack Dickson by natne whoso instructions were to ferret out such information as he could get, while appar* ontly oocupied solely io fishing, buotiog and otherwise passing a month’s vacation. The programme was duly carricd out. Dickson hunted aod fished and kept his eyes open, but not even a whiff could be get of tbe forbidden liquor. Gao day nearly two weeks after his arrival, ho took his fishing rod and journeyed in a direotion nut hitherto taken. Trying many mountain streams, he oaught a few fish, but his spying efforts were as vain as heretofore. Evening came on, and not knowing his whereabouts, ho was delighted to suc ceed in getting out of the underbrush un to a good wagon road, llndecided which direotion to take, he paused by the road side a moment, when an apparitioa darted around the bend of the road aod fuirly took away his breath. A bicycle in this wilderness, and what is mjre, ridden by a most attractive girl! She saw him, of course, and as he admitted hlinsijif to be lost, fhe directed him h )w to ri;aoh her father's farmhouse, extending a cordial invitatioQ to stop, with all the free good fellowship for which our girls hereabouts are noted. Tbeo mounting her wheel, she sped anuy, while Dickson hurtled behind. The larmt-'T insisted upou bis staying all night, and he did so. It was a cjhc of love at first Higlit. Dickson being expert wlii>elmiu himself, was captivated by the beautiful mouutatn rider. Moon* shiners were forgirtten in lb) next few days. Within a week be had his wheel sent hither by express, and was more than pleased to comply with Sallie Newman's laughing orders that it must be kept at the farm. Every day they went out together, starting from the farm in the afterooon and riding through th leafy byways, frequently stopping at th> reMdenee of Sallie’s aunt io the village for supper, and then going home in the moonlight. Weeks sped away, until ooe day Dick* son was rudely awakened from his dream of bliss by a peroaiptory order from Washington to return home, his mission having proven fruitless. Sadly he started out with Sallie for a final ride. Ail un conscious of bid woes, Sallio twitted him upon his strange silenje, nod then chal- ed him to a race. Away she sped, and he was sorely tried to keep at her side. Neither noticed the fragments of pane of window glass, dropped on the road by soma unlucky farmer, until too late. “Hold on, our tires are punctured,” shouted Dickson, jumping from his wheel; “by the horn spoon, what's that,” be added gazing with amazement at a tiny stream of liquor spurting from both front and rear (ires A moment Ia(ci tbe whole situation fell upon him. '*0h, you little moooshincr,'' he murmured, and then ho let his wheel fall, and sprang to catch Sallie, who bad swooned. For six weeks the valiant Dickson had been assisting uoawares the moonshincra by carrying whiskey in bis pneumatic tiie«, insjrtt'd at the farmhouse and deft ly removed by A*int JuQi in the villuge Did be arrest the guilty maid? Not much. Ho resigned his position aod married her, aod tbe bappy pair now live in Philadelphia, where they are often seen on a tandem in the pjrk. It is soircely necessary to add the tires are now infijted solely with air.—Phila delpbia Times. A WOMAN^8 8MILE. A woman's smile is (bus described in a Hawaiian romrince: “Her rich red lips parted, and there fiished upon the land scape two rows uf beautiful white teeth. Slowly her mouth opened wider and wider, deeper grew the dimples in her brooie oheek^; brighter danced the sun beams in her eyes, until s(ray ray, dardng through the foliage of an overhanging bougbf illuminated tbe deep cavern of her mouth, bringing into view the back part of her bead. Then, seeing us gaging intently upon ber^ she shuts her mouth, and darkness fell upon the scene.” THE BETTER TEST. Mamma — Jobnie, you bate been figbtiog. I can tell H by tbe look in your eye. Johnoieo^V^t i^a, yon should see the look in tbe other bty’s eye. The differeooe betweeo a somnambulist and a meueHger boy is trifling: One walke in bis sleep, and othe( i|eep« in bis A NARROW ESCAPi:. Mr. Uckyman was Innoccni. hi CoulJ 11c Nave I’rovci It? *'As an illustration of how easy it is to bccomo tho victim of circumstances and how the strongest kind of proof may be established against a person entirely in nocent of criminal intent merely through false appearances, I wish (o narru(e an in cidont in my own exporionce,*' said a gentleman to a reporter of tTie Washing ton Star. “Some years ago I occupicd a house on ■ street in this city, ond as there was more room than the family needed the third floor was rented, tbe occupants (hereof being u newly wedded couple. Tho husband's work kept him from home at night, (hough sometimes, when work was slack, ho would get in before daylight. My sleeping room was immediately beneath that occupied by tho tenants. “At the time I speak of (here wa^ also another lodger in (ho house, not con fined to any partiuular floor, but having the run of (he whole premises. This was a pet cat, u groat favorite with all of us. This spceial cat came very near getting me into serious trouble. On one occasion she took a week’s leave of ab sence. Wo never ascertained where or how she spent the (ime, and no (race of her could be found. But Uhe cat came back.” “Ooe night I was aroused from a deep sloop (0 hear a pi(eous mewing at tho upper door. I hastily arose and without taking (ho (imo to even put on my slip pcrs I hurried down and admitted (he wanderer. Thou I started upstairs to my room, but by some montul aberration I seemed to forgot its location, pa.ssed it by and went on up to tho third floor. “Tho only way in which I can explain my mistake is (his: There was a base ment to (he house and 1 usually entered that way. To reach my chamber in such event I was, of course, compelled (o as cend two flights of ^tairs, and tho bubit thus lurtned may, io my sloopy state, have led to tho error. The firi^t thing I knew 1 was standing, clad only in ooe very much abbreviated garment, inside the tenant s room. The door was un locked, aod I had opeued it and stepped in without disturbing the sole occupant, the young wife. There before me, by tho light streaming through an open window, I could plaitily see nmdarne wrapt in slumber, unconscious of (be proximity uf a siiay man, calmly, yet not quietly, snoozing away. “For a moment I w^s completely up set and failed (o realize tbe situation. Then, recovering my sonse:^, I softly stole out, without a(temp(jng to close the door. I had been in,my room less than five minutes when thero was a rattle at the front door as tho key was inserted and in walked Mr. Younghusbaud. Quietly he sped upstairs, and soon after 1 heard a somewhat animated discussion in which tho fact of the room door being open seetned to cut quite a figure. I didn’t go up aod explain the matter. In fact, I wa.s so impressed with the narrow escape (hat I hud made that I was oom- pelled to resort to the contents of a small bottle to steady my nerves. What a wouderful difference a few minutes may make io (he affiirs of mankiod. I was never before so struck with tho value of time. “Now, suppose I hud been discovered by the young wife as I came out! What ooustruoliou would have been put on tho situation? Would my explanation huve avail)2d? Hardly. Suppose, as is mjst likely, a row had occurred, and the mitter bad gone into (he courts What wou'd a jury have thought of my apparently all to diaphauoui story? I hate to think of what the oosQquences might have been, both to myself and to others. “It is true, my character was, and sciil Is, fairly gojd, aod the cat was there t>> testify io my behalf, but I fear thut would n't have helped me much But supposed me exonerated by a jury. Would n)t ‘suspicion, strong as proof of Holy Writ,’ have damned me in public ostimatiou? “I haven't the least doubt uf it. “The experieoo>5 of th it, to m i, event f'ul night (aught me a powerful less >n. I have since been exceedingly oareful iu passing judgiudot upon others wli))n tho evidence is based on app^aranoes only, no matter bow convincing these may seem. I sometimis meet my form(?r tenants, now pater and mater famiiies, but I nivtr do so without experiencing an unojiu- foitable feeling. “1 may suy, in oonclusioo, that I am also mighty pirtioular bow I travel ab iut at night, e>peoially when garbed uuly in rectitude and a very short robe do nuit.” •^Washington Star. Don't let anyone persuade you (o take anything else instead of Simmons Liver Regulator, Some merchants will try to do this but not for your good. They do it to make a little more piofit on some thing wbioh is of ab inferior • quality, tbgagh you moBt pay |ast as much for the bad as for the ^food. Be sure to take Simonona l^tver Regalator, aod QOtbiag elie. Look for the Red Z oa eviny package. A CONGRESSMAN’S JOKE. Gralifj'infi a Consiituent's Whims May He Diplomatic, But Is Expensive. One member of tbe House is in a regular h(cw just now. To a reporter bo tells (bis story of hiiOHelf: “I was slightly surprised a few days ago (u receive a lc((er from a constituent, as follows: “ ‘Dear Judge—Tim Dooley says thut the (lovernment gives away fish (o (hose who apply. I don’( know if (his is so or nut; but if so I wish you would send me some. The only kind we get here are in half pound packages, called boneless cod and (hey are no accuun(, and (hen (bey make you thirsty. If they give away the fish hooks I wish you would send me some, for (he Major, Baosom Brown, Judge Kaufman nod I have planned to go fishing as soon as (be weather opens up. You know they all worked well for you (he last time.’ “For tho sake of the joke I dropped into a sporting goods store, and bought u tin box of hooks for 91.50, and sent it (o my friend with a no(c saying I was very glad (hat I had sonic fish hooks still left from my quota, though there had been a gre-iit demand for them aod (he horse hook. The supply of fish had run out, aod (he President had been so occupied wi(h bonds, and had Coogre^s on his hands so loog that our supply was ex hausted. I regretted also that the ducks have been wild, ur could maybe have got some, but last trip drover only got 13, and he needed most of those hiinne^f. “The results was fourteen requests for fi'jh hooks within u week, and they are still coming. It xa no use to say thut Uncle Stim does not handle fi«h hooks, a.-^ here are the hooks and there is my letter, and if I don't send them every last man (hat I rofuie will sharpen a knife for me next campaign, and if I do I will go broke. Don't fool with the granger.”—Washington Times. UAM’S HOUX BLASTS. WAIININQ NOTES CALLIN(» Tit E WICK EIJ TO HEl’BNTANCE. Turn a thinker lo^se, and you shake tho woild. Old men are drunkards because young meo drink. We rob God when wo give our neigh bor light weight. The man who is not a friend, witi often need one. When the church is awake the devil s afraid to sleep. The sin we have no mercy on, wiil soon have no mercy on us. A golden opportunity never knocks at the same door twicc. Tho hardest wound to heal is tho one infiietcd by a friend. This world is a bad world only fur thoso who have bad hearts. Treasures laid up in heaven, always enriches :^omi>body on earth. The devil is the only gainer when a boy is whipped to make him go to church. A TOUCHING SIGHT. In the wostern part uf Massachusetts a man hud a fine stock farm. But a few weeks ago fire broke out in tho barn and burned not only (he build iog and the hay, but mest of tho animals also. After (he fire the owner walked over (he ruins. It was u j^ud si 'hi lu see the charred b.)dies of the iino Jersey cows and his high spirited horses. But at the end of tho barn he saw a siglit which touched him moru than the rest. There sat m old black hen. lie wonilered (hat she did not move her head an^ l'>>k at him us ho came near, but h « thouL^ht shu must bo asleep. Ilo poked her with his cane, and to his surprise the wing he touched fell into a»h(’s. Then ho know that she hud burood to death. But out from under her wing came a faint piop, .iU’l pmhin'.; hjt aside with C.IUO tho man fouud—whut do you thiak?—:en little live yellow ohickeos. Tho pjor hen h id sacrificed her owo life save tli'Nii. The sighv touched the man more than anythin;; else THI5 LAWS OP HEALTH. The true secret uf health and longlife lies in very simple things; Ci'Urt the fresh air day and night. *'0!i, if you knew what was in (he air!” Sleep and rest abundantly. Sleep is nature's bent'diction. “Work like n muii;,but don’t be worked to death.” Avoid passion and pzoitement. A mouKut’s anger may be fatal. Associate with heaUhy people. Health ia C'm(«gioas as well as disease. Don’t carry (he whole world on your shoulders, fai* le^s (be universe. Trust tbe Kternsl. Never d'^apair. '‘Lost hope ia « fatal diaeaae.” , AN OEIT R. The Queer Proposal AiiresseJ lothciMolher of his l.aJy Lover. A quiant offer of marriage, written more than ooo hundred years ago, is carefully preserved in tho family of the young wooer’s descendants. It wus ad dressed not (0 the young woman herself, but most respectfully and decorously (u her parents. Tho fa(her uf tho “Betsy" referred to had (cn daughters, and as be was a clergyman for fifty years in a small Now England (own, it may be surmised (hat his offirmative answorto pparo his “sevenlh" was as quickly assenting as i( was final. Tho wooer was also a clergy man, and he and his Betsy passed their entire married livrs in the same pastorate, ministers of (hose days liviog atid dying with their flocks. Here is the lover's plea: Both reverend sir and worthy maiden, Soft wedlock's bands first was talked in heaven; When happy man in Eden dwelt alone, The smiling God, a spouse did form of buno That friendship might their joyful souls in»>pire And knit their hearts in a seraphic fire. With wedlock chain I wish myself to bind, If from your lips the answer should prove; Betsy, your seventh, 1 wish you to impart That we may join our hands as well as hearts, And live in love and share cach other's cares. While fleeting time whirls un with rolling years Till grizzly death dissolve.s tho silken chain Tha({we may rise and mingle souls again. —Indianapolis Sentinel. ALL ABOUT A TELKGUAM. “What is i(, Sarah?” “I('s a boy, mum, with a telegraft.” “A telegram! Oh, ask if James is killed!” ^^He says he don’t know, mum.” “Ask him what he knows about it.” “He says that all be knows about it is that there is the telegraft, and he wants his money.” ‘‘Oh, dear! oh, dear! Whal shall I du? Here, Saiab, here’s the purse. l*ay him —pay him whatever he asks. Oh, my p»ur James! 1 just knew sotnething would happen to him before he went away this morning. Will they bviug him home in an ambulance, Sarah?” “I s’pcise so, mum. Maybe you’d be((er read (ho telegraft.” “I can't, I can’t. Oh! it serves roe right for not kissing him but three limes when he left. And wo ve been married such a short (ime, (oo!” “Why don't you open the telegraft, mum?” “Well, I fluppoao I must; but, oh, I can’t tell you how I dread it,” (Beads telegram.) “Will bring friend home to dinner. James.”—Exchange. LEAUN TO LAUGH. A good laugh is better than medicine. Learn how to (ell a s(ory. A well told story is as welcome as a sunbeam in a sick room. Learn to keep your (roubles to yourself. The world is (oo busy to care for your ills and sorrows. Learn to stop croaking. If you cannot see any good in the world, keep the bad to your self. Learn to hide your pains and achen under a pleasant smile. No one cares to hear whether you have (he earache, head, ache or rheumatism. Don’t cry. Tears do well enough in novels, but they are out of place iu real life, licarn to mee( your friends with a smile. Tho good- humored man or woman is always wel come, but the dyspeptic or hypochondriac is not wanted anywhere, and may bo a nuisance as well.—Pennyslvania School Journal. PUOVED. Husband—I don't see why It was necessary to call the doctor when the baby had only a trifling cough. Wile—Well, dear, I asked the doctor and ho said I did quite right. WHA’T is A SMILE. Little Daisy’s mamma was trying explain to her the meaning of a smile. “Oh, yes! I know,” said the child, “It’s the whisper of a laugh ” NO CHICKEN. Mrs. Taddells—Let 's seel Susi Dimliog is about 20 years old, isn’t she? Mrs. Wiflles—Susie Dimliog 20! Susie Dimling will never sec 20 again if she lives to bo eighty. POUND HER ON THE STEPS. Lushington—*My dear why do you stay up 80 late out bero for me? Mrs. L. (sardonically)—I like the novelty of seeing from this side of your efforts to find (be keyhole! Poetry Fed—Sbo (sentimenl “What poetry there is in firel” He —“Yes; a great deal of my pretty h(u gone there.” THE GARIER IS A THING OF BliALTY. I aslenej Atove the Knee it is so Prelly with its Buckles and Ritton Bows No Wuman Can Resist It. The garter has become a thing of beauty, but it remains a hygienic abomi> nation, according to the doctors. This refers to tho round giirter, which com- pri'sses (ho muscles, re(ards (he circulu- (ioi), aod numbs the nerves. And it is this instrument of torture upon which the manufacturers have lavished their attention, until it has be come so pretty an affair, with its filagree buckles and its ribbon bows, that only Spartan women can resist it. FASTKNKD ADOVE THE KNEK. The round garter, fastened above the knee, is not consilered by physicians quite HO deadly as the tightly-drawn corset. There arc no ribs in the leg to bo compressed, and the vital organs of the body are not located in the neighbor hood of the knee. But, n«xt (u the injurious compression uf the waist, bust, and abdomen by stays, (ho hygieoists place tbe compression of the leg by elastic garters. The india-tubber bands which cncirc'ie (he flesh jus( above the knee are dangerous, becau.>^e uf their effect upon the muHcles and upuo the circulation. The veins are contracted, and (be blood of ncccssi(y is retarded in its flow. Tbe result is not merely local injury, but harm to the whole system, which is affected by the iHluggishoess of the circu lation. But tho danger does not merely lie io un impaired cireuiution, but is also mus cular. In walking, tho muscles just above and below the knee are brought more in(o play than any others. The compression of tho mu»icles at this point is therefore, something to bo avoided, for it moans additional effort at every step and consequent weariness. Often this fatigue produces muscular rheumatism, and doctor's bills arc (he direct result of the frivolous bit of silk elastic ribbon and silver which shopkeepers call a gar ter. If (he esigeneies of tidiness absolutely demand tho round garter it is much better that it should bo worn below the knee than above. ADVERTISEMENTS. FOROVGK VIVVY YI2AHM Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup bus been used fur over fifty years by millions of uiothorstor children, while teething, with perfect success. It soothes the child, softens the gums, allays all pain, cures wind colic, and is the best remedy for Diarrhoea. It will relieve the poor little sufferer immediately. Sold by druggists in every part of the world. 25 cents a botilo. Bosure and ask for “Mrs. Wins low's Soothing Syrup,” and take no oth* er kind. NOT IN THE UIGHT HOUSE. Sleepy citizen—What do you want in niy house? Burglar (presenting gun)—I want money. Sleepy Citizen-Good Lord, give us your hand; so do I—Texas Siftings. Tho Smile uf a l.illle Child. There is nothing more pure io heaven, And nothing on earth more mild, More full of the light (hat is divine Than the smilo of a little child. The sinless lips, half parted With breath us sweet as the air, Aod the light that seems so glad to shine In tbe gold of (he sunny hair. 0 li((le one, smile and bless me! For somehow—I know not why— 1 feel in my soul, when children smile, That angels are passing by. I feel that the gates of heaven Are nearer than I knew, That tho light of the hope of that sweeter world, Like the dawn is breaking through. Ignorance, bliss; knowledge, blister.— She—“When you married me you said you were well oft.” He—“I was; but I did not know it.'’ NKW ADVEKTISEMENTS. POWDER Absolutely Pure. A cream of tartar baking powder. Highest of all in leavening Btrength.— Latest U, S. Government Food'Report. Royal Bakina Powdvr Oo., 106 Wall St., N Y. itally)— («di;) POULTRY AND tMDillFL SIMMONS REUULATO THE BEST SPRING iEDICINE isSlMMONS KiiGULATOR. Don*t forget to t.'ike it. Now is the time you need it most t») wake up your LIvti. A slug^i-'ih Liver brings on Malaria, Fever aniT Ague, Kheitniatism, and many other ills which shr\Uor the constitution and wreck healt;i. .)oirt forget the word HEGULATOU. !: h bIMAtONS LIVER HEtiULATOR y n\ want. The word REG* ULATOR dislia'uisli 3 it from all other remedies. AnJ. besiJts this, SIMMONS LivI;R KKGUI.ATOk is a Regulator of tfie Liver, keep.^ il properly at work, that your system m.iv 1\' lu-nt In Rood condition. KOR riil; BLOOD take SIMMONS LiVi-U kliJULMOk. It is the ivst blood puriikr ait.l otrrecUT. Tiy it and note the Jii'icrvijLO. Look for the RED Z on ev.ry i)a:kage. You wont find It on nnv otiur nodicine, and there Is no other i.iver u-\'uy like SI.N\MONS LIVER HEUULATOk -the Kingof Liver Remedies. Be sure you get it. J. H. /t‘iliii & Co., I'liiludelplilftt VWORiMBI Easily, Qvlekir, Pirsiiiittf Rntml restore u>stManlieM. IssoUwitkvrik ten gnaraptee t* 'aree weakneeaes, MerTW Debility and all the evils from early or later cesses, the reoults of overwork, worry, rtekaeea. etc. Fall strength, tooa and developaifBi gleaM to every oriran or portioo of tbe bodr lapewfa. ment imm^otely seen from theflntlM^ ThMia* ends of lettere of praise on file in oar oUee. Cks carried in vest pocket, (isat by oiall to Mf - trlrena on receipt of price. One moB^*a tpai^ lumtineachbox. il.OO. 6 boaeS. g iMfc VVrittea Qoarantee to remnd money itDptcwib Bend to us fur the Genaioe. Ciroalafs For sale by W. M. COHEN, Druggiai, 5-9-ly Weldon, N. 0. PETERSBURG DIRECTORY- HARDWARE, SASH, BLINDS, and DOORS. ClUUiUI NtTDUU. CUCUMBER PUMPS, For aale by— PLUMMER 6l wheeler, PETERSBURG, VA. my S3 ly. KDtf.VU OrUKIKtt. T.B.UNDIRHIIX CURRIER It UNDCRHILL, BOSTON ONE PRIC£ Clothing Joiise, Wholo.sRlcnnd Rcttill Dealers In FINE CLOTHING. Gentlcmeii'H Furnlshinff Goods, Hati, Cftps, Trunkd, Etc. W. E. ARMSTRONG & 00 —Wholesale and retail— DRUGGISTS. 325 Sycamore st, Peterabnrg, Va. BQUAll nmil orders receive prompt per* aonal attention. my 23 ly. E. H. PrTtCHETT* CO., PETERSBURG, VA. Successors to Mitchell Co.’a BOOK STORE. STANDARD PATTERNS, FA8BI0H SHEETS FREE. Give ns a call. my J3 jy ALLIANCE EXCHANG8, Sells o n commission Tobocoo, WbMt, Corn, Cotton, Peanutt, Hogs, Poaltry, wd all kinds of COUNTRY PRODUCE, u4 kocji on hand General Mercbandlw. W. will buy on order anything a farmer mgf neetl. Guanos a specialty. l.et n. kMC from yon. Hogsheads furniah«I «i apyli cation. J. 0 SUITH, igcnl, P.tenbui, T. 1ST Main St., Noifblk, Vik LADIES'AND GENTLEMEN'S Olim ROOM. ALI. MEALS 35 CEMTB. SVBPASSim COFFEE A SPSCTAlXjr J. R. HUDSON, PiopriHuc. The Best of Everything In SeMMki ^ Oct 10 lyr. SMITH I!»., “ins LEADEBB 0F1.0W Importefs^w FOfiVlOK

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