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VOL. 14. NO. 275.
RICHMOND VA., SUNDAY, DECEMBER 81, 1800,
WK VIKKI. roKKCAHT.
? fer Sunday and Monday:
virginie?Pair contlnu'd told gundar,
inerenalnc s ? ^ t>e**i
rw, continued cold; fresh westerly
h Carolina-Pair gundar
Div snow; pontt! Hf"*
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PKICE THREE CENTS.
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The Year 1899 Brought the Greatest'Pros?
perity Yet Enjoyed.
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BROAD STRIDES IN ALL DIRECTIONS.
The Increase In the Sales from the Many Factories
Amounted to Several Millions.
A BIG IMPROVEMENT IN THE JOBBING TRADE.
Real Estate in a Better Condition Than Ever Before, anti Bank
Clearances Remarkably Large-Insurance Circles Came
in for a Big Share of the Genera! Prosperity, and
Retail Merchants Have Nothing But Words of
Praise for the Splendid Business?Tobacco
Men are Gratified at the Outlook. While
Transportation People Wear Smiles
When Discussing the Good
Times?Facts and Figures
That Speak Eloquently
for the City.
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He Criticises tho Course
Pursued By Great
Britaia
THE WAR, HE SAYS. IS
ONE FOR LIBERTY
rs Gallantly Defending Homes
and F
THE ONLY DISCORDANT
NOTE FROM AMERICA
Reminds People of This Country o
Their right for Freedom,
OUR SYMPATHY IS MISPLACED
fha Matinee ashed [<awiBJs niul Ora
los Maltee an Iblc Pn ? wtation of
tin* Doer Sida of the < antrovei
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!t is Prcdxt-d That Ladysmith V/i!l be
Ri iijv d Ab bi January 7'!i.
Bu'ler Preparing to A .
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BBSS plainly
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tilca any sig'i of
A dispatch from Oap* Town, dated
P .-Taber ?Ttri innunied
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Boer, lu ; n from lbs
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IN CHICAGO
Firemen Were Injured and a
Loss ot $950,000 Caused.
Three Alarms Sent in.
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EIRIfllI III!
PEOPLE BUST Ai HAPPY.
The Ring of the Anvil and the Whir cf
the Wheels
MAKE A GLAD SONG OF PROSPERITY.
The Chinook Wind of Business Blows in Every
Hamlet and Cross Road in the Land.
NEW ENTERPRISES AT WORK EVERYWHERE,
There Has Been a Marvelous Uplift in Business in Every Cor?
ner of Virginia, and Where the Improvements Have Not
Been Material the Advantages aid Shown in the
Pientiiude of Money and the Prompt Payment of
Obligations?Tremendous Activities in Iron
and Conl Industries in the Western
Half of the State?The Towns all
Report Nsw Industries and
Unprecedented Success
in Business in
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