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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Highland recorder. — 2 March 1894

- - - - J HIGHLAND RECORDER VOL. VIE. MONTEREY, HIGHLAND COUNTY, VA,, MARCH 2, 1891 NO. 13 MAIER DOLCL BT MI. OOITRTLAND. o'<i t'le ter1 o' i>uri?lo inonntalna, Where tin' 1','lunn t\aili--ht falls, H'lfflv ..mill's ll',. Mntor Dolci On Iii-- ?iay ol'l church's walls. Mnnv years have bloomed and fac'e.1, Many years viii l>lootn again, f-till slie list-lira 'lni'l the stillness To the aries ot human pain. Matervblci! thou hadst tasted I.vimv grief (ind every ill, When thou -watched beside the crosses Neath the stars on Calvary Hill. Mater Dclol! in the gtountnf, When the Uoman tv.ilight la'ls, Stoop and ga'her ap the toardrops Strewn wHlvn the church's walls. I'KN'Di.i.I"*;, s. C. A Story of Love, Intrigue, Gild Grime. Bi DWIGHT BALDWIN. CIIAFTKR XVI. \ 'SC ??. ? r_r_us?, j Noselessly Colo Winters glidetj-von lo the iloor of tho loom where he had over? heard tho brief conversation between Berenice St. Cyr and her cruel persecutor. Instinctively lc flew to the closet. Ciii-e ...

Publication Title: Highland Recorder
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Highland recorder. — 2 March 1894

JW!'. HUI I .> ^HIGHLAND RECORDER. .Tcrj^s: $1.00 a terr in Advance. Issued every Friday evcnitiK by .EDITOR IBM .j. ii. m^ %?m? Entered ojt the Montenv ?orioJFce a? ' .sjecond clas9 bi-ni tr. ?|f - ? ?- ? ? --?.?? -?-- ? . --*- _ _'_ 'Wk?' '-~^' Monterey, .Va. .February 23J8T.4 - u Muek ^easiness Ls felt aniong Senator* at. thejejports co-aGerning the condition of Senator Vance's health, which is nov said tobe con? tinually getting worse. He has not bt en able to perform any duties at this session, but his friends?that includes everyone w ho ever came -^in contact with him-are loth to believe that his illness is hopeless, as press dispatches report lita be. Senator Faulkner, of W. Va. chairman of the democratic Con? gressional Campaign Committee, has named the following gentle-^ men as members of the executive committee: Senators Jon.as,.pf Ark. \Vfa-He,ofCal., Mitchell, of Wk| , Smith of N. J.,and Pasco of Fla.,' ind RepresentatiyM'Ifi^to of Con., _?'<?? A'eer of Pa!, Byniup...

Publication Title: Highland Recorder
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Highland recorder. — 2 March 1894

HIGHLAND RECORDER. Advartiting Rale*. Locscl notices at 10c per line for first Inser? tion, anal-c per line fur each Hubaequent in? sertion. Transient advertisement* inserted at tbe rate ?f $1 per inch for firs-t insertion and -ldc for each subsequent insertion. All advertisements for a shorter period than three months considered transient. Kates oa- taree months aud over are as follows: .8 mos. fisnos. 1 yr. One inch.1 $ 3 OO ) f 5 00 | $ 8 00 Two inches.j 5 00 Three inches. 7 00 Pour inches. 10 00 Pive Inches. 12 00 _)uarterco. .j 15 00 Half column.j SO 00 One column_( *0 00 jer-Thc above rates will be strictly ad hexed to. 8 00 12 00 12 00 18.00 15 00 20 00 20 00 30 00 28 00 40 00 38 00 50 00 50 00 j 100 00 :;; ? -r-i?~ OFFICIAL DIRECTORY. 3uage 13ib judicial Circuit.?Hon. "Wm. McLaughlin, Lexington, Va. County Judge.?Hon. C. H. McDan nald, Warm Springs, Va. _. Circuit and County Clerk.?J. u Ma? theny, Monterey, Va. Attorney for Commonwealth.?L. ttl. Stephenson. Monterey, Va. She...

Publication Title: Highland Recorder
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Highland recorder. — 2 March 1894

A Question of Location. , As a train drew into the Waldobo ro depot a lady with aa armful o: bundles stepped Into tho car alslo. Just then the door at one end o! the car opened and the brakenic-ur said: * "Waldoboro! Waldoboro!" The lady immediately started down the aisle in that direction. When she was fairly a-go:n*z the door at tbe other end of the car opened and thc conductor said, "Waldoboro! Waldoboro:** The lady stopped, bewildered, and looking helplessly from fine end of the car to the other, cried out: "Which end! Which end!" Much Maale. "Money stringency is not tho only oause ot hurd times, and it takes very little money to make a Kood deal of happiness, as the follow? ing shows- Mr. lt. B. Kyle, Tower Hill. Appomattox County, Va., writes that he was afflicted with rheumatism for several years, nnd physicians gave him no raliei*. Finally ho was rubbed all over with St; Jacobs Oil ?nd it curd. During bis illness* he had spasms and was not expected to live. This points a way...

Publication Title: Highland Recorder
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Highland recorder. — 9 March 1894

RECORDER VOL. Vii. MONTEREY, HIGHLAND COUNTY, VA., MARCH 9, 1894 NO. 14. .TT-./-ST-MT a T'TTMQ ?****?*?-?***? .,* ' * LASTING PERFUMES. BY MART SHAW. A low bueh laden with buds, and green leaves That curtain the bluf-h of the rose; A farm-house with maples touching Its eaves? Haunts which tin wil I song bird knows? Facing a fill all fragrant with clover, And a path which 1-ads to the spring; In fancy"I tread it over and over, Dream the old dreams, the old song* I sing ; I wonder now, when the leaves are falling, Do 6eed balli sway on the old rose treesf And if?but is it not vain recalluig Buried hopes, dreams and lost melodies ? Arcadian days?Youth's dear, happy days ? ? Life's only real Arcadia? No. Wafted by mem'ry's magical breeze, Come the perfumes that spiced Life's sprlnr;, So softly soothing, from rose and heartsease? Withered, yet well worth treasuring; Breathed on "by Love that redeems and uplifts, .They're re-esseuced with joys of June ; Strength to cross bravely stern Win...

Publication Title: Highland Recorder
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Highland recorder. — 9 March 1894

HIGHLAND RECORDER. Term*: $1.50 a Yesr in Advance. Issued e-erj* Friday evening by W. H. tottan], ?l EDITOR ni BL1SHER Entered et tbe Monterey posiolPre ap second class matter. Monterey, Va. February 23 1894 Prej'idei't Cleveland, who has a fine sense of humor, will doubtless tmile when he returns from his hunting trip and geisha glimpse of a bill that has been evolved from the' brain of Mr. Bailey, the brilliant young Texan, whose devotion to the Constitution has earned him fame in the House. A preamble to the bill recites the charges that have been made of the encroach? ment of the government, and the bill provides for a cessation of such encroachment by relieving Senat? ors and Representatives from all participation in the making of ap? pointments. It provides further that whenever the President desires information not contained in the papers of applicants for office he must get it from some one who is not a member of either branch of Congress. While Mr. -.ailey's bill has some d...

Publication Title: Highland Recorder
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Highland recorder. — 9 March 1894

_ ME-TTirTTa--nt 1.11s. HIGHLAND RECORDER. Advertising Rates. Local notices at 10c per linc for first inser? tion, aud Bc per line for each subsequent in? sertion. Transient ailvcrtitten-cutt* inserU-il nt the rate of $1 per inch fur tarast insertion and 50c for each -*ubset.*ueiit inaertiaan. All nalvertisement* for a shorter period than three months considered transient. Rates or three months and over arc as follows: 3 mos. 6 mos. 1 yr. One inch.| $ 3 00 j $ 5 oo j $ 8 oo Twoinchee.1 5 00 8 00 12 00 Three inches. 7 00 | 12 00 18 0( Four inches.I 10 00 15 00 [ 20 0( Five Inches. 12 00 20 00 30 00 Quarter coi .. .. 15 00 28 00 40 00 Half column. 20 OO 38 00 50 00 One column.| 40 00 j 50 00 | 100 OU &#-The above rates will be strictly ad- j -? hered to. OFFICIAL DIRECTORY. Judge 13lh judicial Circuit.?Hon. Wm McLaughlin, Lexington, Va. County Judge.?lion. 0. R. McDan nald, Warm Springs, Ya. Circuit and County Clerk.?J.C. Ma theny, Monterey, Ya. Attorney for Commonwealth.?L. ll. S...

Publication Title: Highland Recorder
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Highland recorder. — 9 March 1894

Man's Fait. Since the original fall of man we have had some signal examples of great falls?not lo Include Niagara or the immense fall in valusa -whioh the times have brought about?in the nature of accidents whioh waylay men at all times. One such ls that of Mr. Georje W. Lord, Olanta, Ph., who s.iys he fell down stain and suffered four weeks with a sprained baolt. The use of St. Jacobs Oil completely cured him. Mr. G. Roeder, 609 S. 17th St., Omaha, Neb., relates that he jumped from his engine in collision and sustained a very bad sprain to his ankle ; he had to use a cane for weeks, but was Anally cured by St. Jacobs Oil. Never fall out with so good a thin.?._ niches exclude only one inconvenience, and that is poverty. Six Tons ol Hay Per v.cre. That is seldom reached, but when Salzer's Extra Grass Mixtures are sown tliisis possible. Over fifty kinds of grass and clover sorts. Largest growers of farm seed's in the world. Alslke Clover is the hardest; Crimson Clover is the quickest ...

Publication Title: Highland Recorder
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Highland recorder. — 16 March 1894

HIGHLAND RECORDER VOL. VII. MONTEREvThIGHLAND COUNTY, VA,, MARCH 16, um NO. 15, rr a riTTTlTnmnlT FIFTY-THIRD CONGRESS, A CHJ-RCOYARD REVERIE. ?sy I., !< HTfltPHT. Witto lia* n<M iptnl ?> Sabbath eve lu or'a,c lonely churchyard sill. V\'itb 'be -aaror sim 9biiiin? gently do-r-Ti Ocr woo-lluid, \n'.e and hill; Ard lol* that U&moltni something? Th?t weird, it* vsterious spell - Which round <he cities of the dead Foi over seems lo dwell. -oucd Bro?tl tho throbbing sileuos cn\e the nota ul a turtle dove. } !? I'iDg down ffom its lofty perch ha>-d r>Y Tike a. vail for a long-lost" love. H?ie sleep the mighty ones of earth Neath many a costly stone. Here many lie In unmarked gravos, I'tcared for nnd unknown. Af 1 s'nud beside au old man's grave, With ins** and woads o'er^rown. 1 note the changes time has wrought In the long year* that havo flown. Ihe littl;' sbrnb pl iced by loving hands c hit) lonely bed, *?-' av v ui'ly spreads ita shelteiing_aruis Above bis moulde...

Publication Title: Highland Recorder
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Highland recorder. — 16 March 1894

fllGHLAND RECOKDEK. T?nnj: |!.50 a Year ta Advance. I ss aaa* cl mrexy Frialav examing bj "W. K. J__AX?_33SrY, --iTon ___tx* -r-c_3_<XE-;-*_--%. jEatered tt the Monterey postoiPre a? second ct^s^tter. Monterey, Va., Friday, March, 1(5, 1894. The 10,000 baer-elors of Manito ^V?>ia?lpftrted to baye sent an ap .pealto tbe unmarried women of England to come wer and make their lot more congenial. Sensible idea that, gentlemen. The Senate voted uppn the bill for the coinage of the seigniorage Thursday, lt will certainly pats. public opinion is divided ac to "whether it will be vetoed, the ma? jority inclining to the belief that it >ill le, Gladstone, in addition to $l>00 -OOO left him by his father, has a rent roll of the Hawarden estate, "which came into the possession of h?s wife on the death of the last male Glynne. Added to royalties and bis salary as prime minister oc $25,000 his annual income was*$125? .000 a vear. The Kansas Populists are said to be about to introiiuce ...

Publication Title: Highland Recorder
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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Highland recorder. — 16 March 1894

IIiailLAXn llEOOKftEJU. MtftrUtii* (Ute. l.a;_?.V_??iearti at lOc per Hoe foe kmwt inser? tion, and 5c per line for each *_baayie_t ?n ^(-rtion. Tranaieut advertisemaaata* itv-crted at the rate of ?1 per inch fae klemi^n^tea and 50c for each tmbsequent inscttaoo. AH ^vcrtlaementa for a shorter pernod than thrt* month* considered tcwatent Rates o, turee months and over are as tollovvs: 3 moa. -?om>s- lyt One inch.1*3 00 ^Jg r'lita.-* Inchea. - no Pour inchea. 10 <*? Pive Inchea. 12 <*> Quarter co? ... i? ?*J Halt' column. 20 QU 0:>c column.I *0 no r,;rThe abore ratea will be .tr-*tly ad I to. 12 00 _5 OO 20 OO $ fi on ia oo 18 00 20 OO 30 OO JH OO I 4-0 OO %a oo i 50 oo 50 oo I loo oo OFFICIAL DIRECTOR Y. ?TttdgaMU. judicial Circuit.?Hon. Wm. }'.: J-aughlin, Uxinetou Va. i ounty Judge.-Hon. C. tt. McDan 1, Warm Spring*, Va v ircuit and Count-,' C.erk.-J. C. Ma th- ny, Monterey, Va. Attorney for Commonwealth.?-.. H. B -phenson. Monterey, Va. Sheriff.-E. M- A-"1-0"?5181 ...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Highland recorder. — 16 March 1894

SOLS VILLE MIRACLE. lt EM-ORATION OF lMULWDER. HYDE -It'i.M lWltAI.YSIS. Il cl plena nn 1 Heal. Ki I et ?- n ? Hil Rern-rery From Thi* PU) abie tondiiio-i-A Kein-nkftb!- Narrative), {From th" Syracuse Standard.] During the pa.?t lew months there hav 3 appeared in tho co'ur.ns or the Standard the particulars of a numbs? o' carss so remark? able as to jrutia'y the torn min-aloa*. T .1.9-13 esses wereinv3stiff<-.le.l anl -dnshei for by the Albany Journal, the De'roit Ketts, Al? bany Express an 1 other pipers whose rupu lattoat lso,gwiranteethat the lasts wore as stated. Different aoTaOols ot nw lie-in - nnl ?ome of the brightest lights in the protes*ion I hail treated those c .sss, unsuoj^ss'ully ; an 1 their recovery later on, therefore, an \ Ila means, have created tx protean 1 sensation throughout the country. ( The Standard has publishe 1 the abeve ac? counts for what they were worth, anl ar*? happily able to supplement s tine to-day by an equally striking casa near home. Tho ca...

Publication Title: Highland Recorder
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Highland recorder. — 23 March 1894

HIGHLAND RECORDER VOL. VII. MONTEREY, HIGHLAND COUNTY, VA., MARCH 23, 1894. NO. Itt BE SILENT, lief all the goo-i tWi dont to man A glfl he, net a debt, And he will more remember thee ' The more thou dost forget. Po it as ona* who knows it not, Bul rather like a vine, Thnt year by year bringa forth its grape And cares not for the wine. A horse, when he has run his race , A do?, when tracked the game ; A bee)" when it has hone.y made? Do not their ("reeds proclaim. 15-* silent, theu, and. like the vine, Bring forth what is lu thee It is thy duty to be good, And men's to honer thee. HIS LITTLE SURPRISE, BI MATTIE W. BAKER. - DAM anti Eve were probably the only wedded couple of whom no one ever said: ' 'How could he?" or ' 'How could she?" Certain? ly, when the kuaid old bachelor, donas Hingham ("thirty-five, if he's a day!" said the wondering "other girls*'), carried off Mary Morion, not yet ont of her teens, right in the face and eyes of many admiring boys, a great many people wonder...

Publication Title: Highland Recorder
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Highland recorder. — 23 March 1894

[Highland Recorder. Terms: $1.50 a Year in Advance. Issued erery Friday evening by -w**. n- 3s_tA.T__:-_-<rY, C-ITOR -_X7_3 ?-'V^sr_.XSS-S:X%. Entered at the Monterey post office ap second class matter. Monterey, Va., Friday, March, 23, 181)4. A NEW BALLOT SYSTEM. As the new election law should be of interest to every voter in Vir? ginia, and as we have been request? ed by several of our readers to pub? lish the new law, we here give an installment of it and the remainder will appear in next issue:? x The Ballot. The bill provides that every elec? tor shall vote by a ballot. \ Each person offering to vote shall deliver a single ballot to one of the judges of election in the presence of at least one of the oth? er two judges. ' The ballot shall be a white paper ticket, containing the names of the persons who have complied with the provisions of this act as here? inafter provided, and the tiHe ol the office printed or written as here inafter provided. None other shall be a legal ba...

Publication Title: Highland Recorder
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Highland recorder. — 23 March 1894

filGi-LAtfD JJecordek. Advertising Rates. Local notices at 10c per line for first inser? tion, and 5c per line for each subsequent in? sertion. Transient advertisements inserted at the rate of $1 per inch for first insertion aad 50c for each subsequent insertion. All advertisements for a shorter periaad than three months considered transient. Kates or three months and over are as follows: 3 mos. 6 mos. 1 yr. One Inch. Two inches.... Thtee inches.. Pour inches... Five inches.... Quarter col .. Half column.. One column. $ 5 00 j $ 8 00 $ 3 00 5 00 7 00 10 00 12 00 15 00 20 00 40 00 __r-The above rates will be strictly ad hered to. 8 00 12 00 15 00 20 00 23 00 38 00 50 00 12 00 18 00 20 00 30 00 40 00 50 00 100 00 OFFICIAL DIRECTORY. Judge 13th judicial Circuit.?Hon. Wm. McLaughlin, Lexington, Ya County Judge.?Hon. 0. R. McDan nald, Warm Springs, Va. Circuit and County Clerk.?J. C. Ma? theny, Monterey, Va. Attorney for Commonwealth?L. H. Stephenson. Monterey, Va. Sheriff.?E. M. Arbogas...

Publication Title: Highland Recorder
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Highland recorder. — 23 March 1894

A Day's Happenings as Told by me wires. BOY BEATEN TO DEATH. State Library Building-- mp'ove msnts at Pulaskl--Charlottes vllle Power House Burned-^ Danville Savings Bank--A Dyarnite Expsrlment. The colored people lu Ihe vicinity of Mor risviile are excited over the death of a boy named Bernard Gibson nud the subsequent development-1 of nn inquest. Youug Olbsou died un Monday, Februn-y 26th. He was well on tho previous Satur day. After his denth stories of brutality practioed upon him by Charles Coles aud his wife led Justice J. 13. McLaughlin, acting as coroner, to make an investigation. He sum? moned a jury nnd had the boy's body ex? humed and examined by a physclan. The examination showed that tbe child hnd been subjected to shocking brutality. Ho had been beaten so o.'ten that the skin on his back had boen colloueod. His body was a mass of bruises, and bis ncc*-, had been dis? located by a blow. Tho body showed that he bad been starved. It wns in evidence tbat Coles and his wife...

Publication Title: Highland Recorder
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Highland recorder. — 30 March 1894

.T5uw V ? ? RECORDER VOL. VII. ?< MONTEREY, HIGHLAND COUNTY, VA., MARCH 30, 1894 NO. 17. ?=4~ ? Tf'E SKIP OF LOVE, I ' (liles ttmt l>low tho -hips away Over leagues of lonesom'c'^i, Kenrchthe dreary deep to-lay Waft Love's wandering ship to me1 But the winds reply ' '?We roam the sky And we trouble and toss the sea A?d thy Love's ship sails . Where the black night wails, And comes no more to thee !"' Starr tba! light the seas afar, AVhere the mists and moaning bc \ Elend your beams in ono great star^ Light Love's wandering ship to me! x P.ut the stars repl/; '?We light the sky, Far over the lonely sea . j And thy Love's ship dreams Where no bright star beams. And comes no more to thee !" ?F. L. Stanton, in Atlanta Constitution. DR ! WEi^PATIENT. P WALKER sat alone in his office at the Orthopredic Hospital one dark, stormy night. Out Bide the wind and rain were having lt all their own way. The gale swept around the huge building with mad shrieks, like a score of fiends let loos...

Publication Title: Highland Recorder
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Highland recorder. — 30 March 1894

^Highland Recorder. Ttrms: $J.50 a Year in Advance. Issued every Fridav trenton by Rulered et thc Monterey postoif're as second class matter, Monterey, Va., Friday, March, 30, 18.04. A NEW BALLOT SYSTEM. ponchuled * The Voting Booth. It shall be the duty of the elec? toral board of the several counties and cities to provide at each ot thc voting places in their respective counties and cities a small compart? ment or booth, large enough to con? ceal from general observation a vo? ter, and a desk or other conveni? ence for writing. In said booth there shall be placed pea and ink. Said compartment or booth shall be so erected that a person .stand? ing in said booth or com? partment shall be wholly excluded from the observation of the clerks, judges of election and other persons. The said board, in its discretion. may have one or more of said booths at said yoting places. Challenging Voters. Except as hereinafter provided for, save the judges of election and clerks alluwtd by law, no pe...

Publication Title: Highland Recorder
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Virginia, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Highland recorder. — 30 March 1894

m?ssas? Highland liEcoi.nit. Advertising Rates. Local notices at 10c per linc tnt first inser? tion, rind 5c per line tor each subsequent in? sertion. Transient advertisements inserted nt the rate of $1 per inch for riist insertion and 50c for each subsequent insertion. All advertisements for a shorter period than thr^e months considered transient. Kates or three months and over are as follows: 3 mos. 0 mos. 1 yr. One inch.I $ 3 00 | $ 5 00 j $8 00 Two inches. 5 00 1 8 00 12 00 Thtee inches.| 7 00 12 00 18 00 Four inches.I IO OO 15 00 20 00 Five inches. 12 00 | 20 Ol) 80 00 nuartercol .. .. | 15 00 I 28 00 | *0 00 Half column.I 20 00 38 00 j 50 00 One column.I 40 00 | 60 00 | 100 00 jBSr-The above rates wlii be strictly ad? hered to. OFFICIAL DIRECTORY. Judge 13th judicial Circuit.?Hon. VTm. McLaughlin, Lexington, Va County Judge.?Hon. C. R. McDan nald, Warm Springs, Va. Circuit and County Clerk.?J.C. Ma theny, Monterey, Va. Attorney for Commonwealth.?h. ll. Stephenson. Monterey, Va...

Publication Title: Highland Recorder
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Highland recorder. — 30 March 1894

Ants Large* Than Foxes. riiny, that rare old gossiper, tell9, amort"; his raf hoi extraordinary sto nts, ih.t of the Ractrian method ol obtaining po'd Thc sandy desert* of Bactria in the daja of that histo? rian woe, rn the old man says, liter? ally swarming with ants "sl.RhtJj bigger than foxes." Those gigantic representatives of the genus horaen optrra burrowed deep'y into the sandy wastes, their tunnels and gal? leries olten being hundreds of feet io extent. Thereat th removed from these burrows was always carried to ihe outside and thrown up in hills (remember Pliny says this) "of a big? ness exceeding that of a palace." This debris?-and, earth, etc.?was soon found to be wonderfully rich in .small nuggets of goTd. The danger from the ant> was greater, however, than that from the Indians in tho early days of gold digging in the western United States, and many stories are told nf men who were lit? erally devo .red in a few moments by the fierce -vyners of 6ome disturbed burrow....

Publication Title: Highland Recorder
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