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THURSDAY.APRIL ].!. 1809
Kutered at the Poetoffloe at Prederioki
bur>, Va., as leooud class matter. )
Richmond, Fredericksburg &
Schedule in effect Jan. 16th, 1899.
"KAMI l.HAVK rMDimtCkHRITKO.
Leave Norm ward.
a 1-* A.M. dailv.
0,1! A. M. Miiutayaonly.
V..3? A. M daily except tJunday. *
!.?7 l\ M. daily except Sunday,,
'.?.je I*. M. dany.._.
?.?a A. M. dally. Stops only at M lord
D-iaweitaiul Ashiaud, weekdays Makes all
ocal ?top? Sunday?.
UK r*. M. l)a;i) exoepl Sunday.
Lad P. M. Uai.y stoi>s onl] at IHiswell and
Mt 1*. M. I ?ally make* an looal stops.
? rvUvricasnurg and liietiuioud AocotBOda
tiou, Daily axoa>pt >unday.
Makes all local ?topa.
l.?.-a>e? Kri>?K'ricast?urt( at aVXM A. M Ar
cl*, ?-o Uicliinoml *>.".'"> A. M UM
all?'. M. ArrucD rradftrtckabura ? ?*? f. M.
W. P, **au o?. ! '.i
K. 1. l>. ?*,-???** l'i.-M.i?-ni.
O. C. COX, Ageut.
Hea?qaarters tor Building ?ater?ais.
I kaaajaaall kindsol Nortii Laro.iua aim Vir*
gima Lumber, dressed aiut unareaead, Shlo
aie?. Latu?, rat**i, IK'.rs and Ulinds. Lime.
De meut, Calcina Piaster, Plaaterijg Hair,
Building- and l'avili* Ur.. k. Tin and Iron
Koonn?. ?.'ut and ? ire Malla, ai. kind!
Mixed l'auits ?id l)r> fuml, l.m
rurpeotloe, nrj ? r \ ai Dish and Lea -
Lead, I'aint Brushes ol i WiDflow
?.?la?? aud l\itt>.latin M'aaran?. Uoad Cartt
and lluggiee. at l?. CULM.
to i_o ___?*!
Iu sums of $100 aud upwards on tii-t
lien? on K?*_ Batata?
K>>r further particulars apply to
JOHN' T KNIGHT,
ISAAC 1?KSH, KinanoUl E
V n-hauf? St MM?MlieaP. K ?V U A.,
$26,500. To Loan $26 5oo.
TUB BNT-RPRISB BUILD?
ING ASSOCIATION uffotl
?MMMf lO loan on their liberal
terms, 111 suuis 10 luit, fn'iii
$100 up, on city ;?i"t Dountry
pinp'-rty. Apply to
(419 Main itreet,
r'reileru-ksl urg, Va au?l3-6m
Life Assurance Society.
\\T WISH TO EMPL.O?
Good. Live Agents
in every county. Wny not rt-pr? -cut
the stroegt'.-t eompna; when you so
I ?-it bostneai ' Ta? Equitable give?
.?y (?iuall-d by note, %\
surplus is litty-three milliors ol dol?
?an, fot ir f< 1 .nation addreu
CHAS. C. ROWlETT.
Special Agent, Ft?derieksburg.
GIVE MBA CHANCE
TO estimate and do any
kiud of Maiding ur repair w ,rk you
want dOM either iu town 01 country
All work entrusted to me will tie done
in a thoroughly satistart ry manner,
and in quickest time possible. Plans
und ^ecinoationi furniih.'d fur any
F. P. STEARNS,
Cuutructor and Builder.
Local and Current Comments.
Miss Lilie Newman is visiting fri-nds
in Chattanooga, Tenn.
Mrs. Nellie Carmicbael is the
of friends in Washington.
Mr W. L. Watson, of Brooke, wasin
th?' city yesterday on buisuess.
Mr. J. F. Brown has returned from
a trip to Washington and Baltimore.
Council*-* .1 K. D Cole and M. G.
Willis spent Tuesday in Washington.
Clerk of Courts J. P. H. Crismoml,
of Spotsylvania, was here yesterday on
Mr. O. P. Reuuolds.of Harris, Louisa
county, with his wife, was in the city
Mr. Rhodam Bholkott died at his
home near Stafford Store, March ?7th,
aged 1? years.
Mr. Charles L. Collins, of Caroline
oonnty, was among the visitors to
this city yesterday.
Mr. and Mrs. Victor Strasburger an?
on a fn days visit to friends and rela
tives in Baltimore.
Opened trslay our new spring st.irk
of clothing. Boys suits a speciality.
Come aud see them. T. N. Bronl
Mr R. C Blayde?, of the county,
and C?>1. J. A Turner, of this city,
went to Washington Tuesday ou busi?
Beautiful ginghams, figured pii-u'-s,
check nr ?iliu, (lotted muslins and wash
goods oi 11 kinds now being opined at
E. t Baker's.
A marriage license w.?s issu-d in
Washington Tuesdav to Joseph Sole
and Laura K Cray, b th -f Caroline
Fresh garden, flower ;md grass mM?,
largo stock, low prices, also everything
usually found in the tsst drug stores,at
lowest prices at Hall's
Mr. Charles Cash, the efficient em?
ploye of the Adams Express C ?., has
reoovered from his recent illness, and
ia at his post of duty again.
It is acknowledged by all competitors
that C. W. Jones does the largest re?
tail Dry Goods business in town. Why?
Because he carries the latest and most
Mrs. Lucy Bradley, of Baltimore,
who spent the wiuter here with Mr.
?nd Mrs. W. L Bradbury, left yesterday
for a month's visit to relatives and
friends in Wilmington, N. 0.
Mr Polk Miller, after giving an en
t? rtainment at the Opera II ?use hen?
Monday night, left the next day t<? iec
tun. in Philadelphia for the benefit of
a Confederate monument to be erected
In that oity.
A meeting of ex-members of the
Washington Guards and others interest
e.l in the reorganization of the company
will be held at the Reading Room, over
the Mayor's Office tonight (Thursday)
at 8 o'clock.
Cards have been issued and received
here announcing the approaching mar?
riage of Miss Irene Win?hip,danghter of
Mr. and Mrs. Nathan Roberttou Win-,
ship, of Maoon, Ga , and Mr. Richard
Cassias Lee Mononre, of Fairfax coun?
ty. Va The oeremony will take piare
?ftat tbe borne of the bride's parents on
^"^ aetb of April, at 9 p. m.
??sjtir Peitroii Answeri l?r. Hollt
Bowling Green, Va., April 11,
TO The Free Lanoe :
Au article over the signature of '.
H 'lluway in your issue of AprilOtl
iiuiressoine comment at my hands.
article and the one signed " V? r
that preoeded it a week or ten
seem to have emanated from the i
source and are doubtless the prodt)
the same brain. Dr. Holloway,
verteutly I hope, has allowed hi ins
be put before the county as the re?
spiration and author of these two
ductions, tor while by printing tin
card over his own signature he assi
the responsibility of its publicatioi
dosa not,*as 1 think, assert that he i
real author .uor ?hies he in terms as?
the authorship of the card signed "
itas;" and m the light of the fact
a few days before the appearance ol
last card Dr II dl,?way visited Bow
Green und on his ai rival was me
- K O. Moiicure and T. 1). (
hill, who had a convers?t ion with 1
in the OOOres Of which in reply to
direct question from Mr. Monc
"D'Ctor, are you the author of V
tai replied: "I am not, nor ha
the slighest idea who is the auth?
These gentlemen have voluntarily
nlshed me with oertiBoatea as to
statement In the light of tins
olaituer by the Doctor I conclude 1
he has allowed his sea) to got the be
. t his jodginent, and by his desir?
serve his friend been led mt ? the
fortunate predicament to allow inm
tobe installed as it were the wet-m
of the child ? t another man, and alb
ed himself to be made a medium throi
which the real "VorltSS," still hid
limier cover, has delivered his bro
side at me , and I will through the sa
clivniiel return the fin? and shell
with th?' hope that I ?v i
ui.??k the real " Ventas
The card under discussion profes
tc review invenirse ni county etootii
for the last twelve years it conta
nothing new but is substantially a rei
tition of charges made eight years s
by Mr a 13 OhandMer in a public d
-ti--1 .n at Bowling Creeu when he a
1 w re opposing candidates for Co
m .m wealth's attorney. This card oc
tains some truth and much error,
am accused of bolting the Democrai
e 'utity nominations in 1881 au?i I8S
My reply is that there was no fi
Dem ?ratio ticket put lu the hVld
either 'f these occasion?. There w?
as the Doctor admits in hi? article,
partial ticket, no eandiilat?'s I*?mi
n.ui?.?d in opposition to Republic?
oth ?*? !i ilders, but when we rsaohod tl
- ?he spaces left blank were font
: with the names of the Repnblioi
h Mer?, and we were invitai
under the caption of Democratic ti'-ke
to partake of a uice sandwich of D?m<
?rats and Republican? done up in site
note layers At Power's Store precio.
where 1 then voted, th" ticket orten
M th?' D"iii'?cratic ticket" em?tame
the n unes of six Republicans and liv
l?. moorote. No Dem crut exoept th.?
who participated la the primaries Issd
log m? to the nominating oonventio
?nil I did no! : felt bound by its action
.inndreds of Item >?T.?rs denounced am
derided the olsim upon their party loy
alty thus s inght to be set up and vote,
with? ut n gird I -r the so-oallsd Dem
ooratlc n mlnati ma for the men th?-?
preferred [I Is al sard to chsrsoteris?
this notion no -Ti"ir p?rt as billing th?
ratio party Believing that th?
polu-y then urged, whloh appeared t
lie the corrupt outcome of a lea^:
tensive and defensive by the office?
holders <'f each party, would beproOOO
f injury to public morals, depfruc
i party organisation and injurious
to individual honesty I opposed and ?le
noun .ed this policy privately and pub?
licly, at the polls and 00 the hastlogs
and advised my friends ami neighbors
to rebuke the authors of this policy by
retiring them from public life, the re
sul' of failure to do so has indeed been
dlsastroas; the history of the twelve
vf.it? past has justified the propriety of
my coins.-. No period of oar ooooty's
history ha? been so rife with ?iebauch
ory, venality ami tuMkVapalonsn?ass la
politics These practices whereby our
go? il name has been ?-mircbed have gone
unwhipped of justice because counte?
nanced and practiced by those whose
dutv it wa> to see that thev were pun?
1 am charged with having been sup?
ported in my candidacy by certain U>
publicans, led oy Maj. White. This is
true I was then and am now grateful
fot 'heir support. They represented
the best elenieut inside of that party,
and their recognition of ine in prefer?
ence to Mr Chandler, my opponent, ae
worthy of their support, was then ap?
preciated by me I confidently rely
upon and expect the support of the same
element of that party in my present
contest Would not you, Doctor, aud
those who are working with you, like
to have this support for your friend':
And are you not bending every agency
at y >ur c<?*nmand to achieve it: Why
then should you inconsistently seek to
cast blame on me for that which you
are doing yourself. Remember, Doc?
tor, your favorite maxim is, "Consis?
tency is a jewel." In the same con?
nection you should read the more home?
ly proverb, "Sauce for the gooee is also
saure for the gander. "
? R O. Peatross.
Champion Checker Player.
The Checker Club of this city met
Tuesday night and played a series of
games. Mr. W. L. Watson, the recog
Diaed champion of the club, won every
game. He played J. D. Ray 3 ; W. D.
Beott 3-and J. W. Harris i These
gentlemen, with R. L. Biscoe, the
"Ring of Texas," are the leading play?
ers of the club, and Watson regretted
that B?f?? >e was not present, so that he
could bave beaten all and made a clean
sweep The star now dangles at Wat
sou's Wit and is liable to remain there
until better playen than the above
named quartette oome along.
After the pme ice cream was fur
Dl'bed by J. D. Ray.
Fortran or the Lata Mayor White Plie? d ir,
the Council Chamber.
An excellent crayon portrait of the
late Mayor W. Seymour White, has
?laced on the wall of the Council
Chamber by a friend. The number of
portraits of former Mayors which adorn
the Council Chamber now reaches nine.
Laying the Corner Stona of the Hospital.
The corner stone of the Mary Wash?
ington Hospital will be laid at :> M p.
m. on Ftiday, April 14th Rev. F. P.
Ramsay will deliver au address, and
the ceremonies will be conducted by
Lodge No. 4, A. F. & A. M All mem?
bers of the association are requeued to
meet at the Mayor's Oflice at 8 p. ni to
atteud iu a body.
E. B Collioi announces himself as
an Independent candidate for Conam
sioncr of Revenue District No. 1, in
Caroline county. See his oard
Tbofl. H. Blanton is a candidate for
re-eleotion to the office of Commiiaioner
of Revenue District No. 2, in Caroline
county. His card will be found in
Fifteen farmers of Michigan propose
to move, with their families, to Vir?
ginia at an early date, and are looking
around fir a suitable location. Come
to this section, gentlemen, we will be
glad to have you amongst us.
At Wood berry Forest Monday even?
ing the second base ball team of Locoit
Dale defeated the aeoond team of Wood
berry Foreit by a aoore of 18 to V.
The crowd in attendance at Bowling
itn*?>n Monday (OOUTt day ? excee?led
that of March court. We saw nieu
present who seldom come to court.
They came because they were interested
in the hot fight that is going on over
the county elections. While the c??n
test is, if possible, more bitter in Caro?
line than in King (Jeorge, th>re was a
marked contrast, in fav??r of OorolioS,
when the mode of elections were dis
cussed. As was stated previously the
County Democratic Committee adjourn
ed from last court to this for the pur?
pose of considering the qasstions of
Democratic prim ?ries for all the county
The advocates of primaries and no
primaries were each active. Oonfer
ereuces were held, resolutions prepared
and all the machinery oil?3d fett the
meeting In the early hours it looked
as if the " antis " would win, but be?
fore the meeting was held it was evi?
dent that certain members of the com?
mittee bad besa woo over to the pti
mary plan, and the result showed it a
winner by a vote of II to II, There
was much feeling displaved, but the
meeting throughout was nhsiaotsristio
of the people of Caroline for good order.
There was a good deal of skirmishing
done to get all the members prest nt he
fore the committee was called to order
by !>r W. D iJuisenbprry, chairman
They were as follows .1 B ryd Wash
ingtoti. I. W, Jones, 0 B Oonwsy,
John W. Lafoe. Dr. R G HoUoway,
George Boalware, .1 H. Martin, Dr.
Henry Martin. L .1 Pitts. If. Broad
dos, .1. B. l'armer, T. P. Firmer,
Woodford Broaddu?, W .1 Collins, Dr
W. I), guisenberry, J, W Klliott (the
latter was represented by Mr Henry
Pitts), Arch Sauiu-1, B W. Murray,U.
T. Blanton, S C. Peatross.W. S Oobb,
Robert Oliver, Capt. <'. T. Smith. Lee
.1 Smith, JodgeT, N, Welch and P.
Dr. ??aiaetiberry stateil the object of
the meeting He said he was as moob
ag.nnst a primary now as he was at the
last inectiug. He wanted a free-for-all
fight, as he believed it was l?est for the
party under the present conditions.
I,?t the people, said he, rote for whom
they please If the wrong man is
chosen then the party will not l?e held
responsible, but it a primary is held
and nomination made the DemoOTOtlc
party will be held responsible for bis
H- announced the meeting ready tot
Appltoatton w.?s made by the
paper men present f"r admlaal to. It
was graated, but all others, not mom
liers, were excltuted The r'>"ui was
crowded. (?ixilrick, of Hi" Star, was
huddled in a corner ou a pile of WO d1
while The Free Lance representative
sat on the stove, in which ?? Big
John Lnf'H- ; build a fir? and
heat him off.
Judge T N Welch, who loves a po?
litical uretiug, armed with two closely
written ?locuments which bad ?Von the
sobje ?* of much thought by him and
his conf?:re??s for the primary plan,
slowly arose and read a resolution fa.
voring a primary election. In a?ivocat
ing it he spi ke of the bitterness that
had been it?footed m the canvas*, of the
tronble that might arise betw.-en neigh
bo's, when there was a free for-all con
tost, for peace and harmony and for the
good of the party. All the candidate?,
said he, are friends of mine, and I
would be glad to vote for all of them.
Dr. R. G. HoUoway opposed the plan.
He spoke of his fealty to the Demo?
cratic party for the past 90 years, and
gave Judge Welch a pawling shot on his
departure from the faith in the read
juster canvass of 1 "> 7 ! * and '81. He con?
tended that of all the candidates for
office only three?tbey candidates for
Commonwealth's attorney-favored the
primary plan. Shall these three, said
he, dictate to the Democrats of Caro?
line? He disclaimed all personal con?
sideration, and was for the good of the
A vote was ordered. The primai
plan was carried by a vote of 14 to i
Capt. 0. T. Smith declining to vote.
Then Dr. Holloway advanoed to th
front and feeling in his pockets said
I have a plan fc. the primary I wish t
present. He had difficulty in findin
it, and said : ' 'I hope I have not lot
it." Judge Welch laughingly replied
"I have one also, Doctor, which yo
can use as a substitute. ". This cause
much amusemont. At leogth the docu
ment was produced. It covered si
pages of legal cap paper, and had evi
dontly been prepared for the M arel
meeting ?1 the committee. During it
reading the many shakes of the head
of the committee indicated that it wai
Judge Welch then off. red his plan a
a substitute. It also was a length]
document, and contained pome condi
tions that were not aooeptable. Thes?
were expunged and the substitute wai
The plan, in substance, is as follows
A primary election will be h?*l?l in the
voting precincts of Caroline on Tues?
day, May I, lSl'D, commencing at 9 a.
m. and ending at ?J p. in. All who
will abide by the primary shall an
nonnc-' tl.eir candidacy to the clerk of
courts who will furnish ballots with
the names thereon to the judge* at the
different precincts. When the voting
is completed the ballots will be carried
to the olerk'8 office at Bowling Green,
and the candidate receiving the high?
est number of votes will be the nomi
A REPUBLICAN MEETINU.
When the Democratic Committee ad?
journed the Republicans took a hand.
Last fall the party was split in two by
rival claimant! for recognition by "the
powers that be. ' ' Two chairmen and
two county committees were eleoted.
The meeting of Monday was to har?
monize matten and bring the factions
together. Everything was lovely and the
goose was cooked "Dunn, " suited to
the taste of the majority.
The following resolutions were unan?
imously passed and everybody went
home happy :
Whereaa, for more than a year past,
there has b**en in Caroline county, two
Republican county committee! each
claiming to be the duly eleoted and
constituted county committee of said
Whereas we, the two committees
aforesaid, deelring to effect a proper
and honorable compromtae that will
reunite the party and reitere that har?
mony and anlty of action ao ewential
to party luoceea, be it
Reiolved. That we. the undersigned
chairmen, members of the two con
teei referred to, do now ?ffest the
lowing compromise, and select
county comitteemen, S B Pitt!, I
her of the district committee; L I
Dunn, county chairnian , John
Whit??, secretary; E M Oolei
member from Read* ?lunch ; .1
Fieroe, member from Port R ri
D. 0. Uouldin, member froi
Creen; Joshua llailsfalk, membei I
K. I? K. Dunn, cliairin;iii , .1 ?
HaiUtalk, J W Pierce, Jerry He
lv, .1 (1 White, cliaiiiiiun K
I'.ilcnian, (i I. Rom, .1 I) U Oo
Much speculation was Indulged i
to the course the party would pa
in the spring elections The I
Lance interview.'il the ?- ?
were unanimous in Iheil expresa
that no action wonhl be taken,
that the I'.'iiiocratK would I
for all tight among tbemei lv?M
A report WM current thai I
wealth's Attorney A B Oh in<
would not allow his Dame to beutet!
the primary llectiofl This g*?p
man ?aid to Thi Frei Lance thai
published card stated ho wo
abide by a primary and he wo
stand by his oard Thi other oandidi
wen advocate-- for ? primar] !
Chandler was DOt
Mr. T. H Blanton has killed ? 1
which was .'l1' days Old, and WOlgl
BOO pounds This gentleman I* i
efBoienl Commissioner of the Ravei
for district No J.and has held the
lice for a number of years ||.. is
candidate for n-etoction
The tobacco crop is beginning to
forward to market It. is a
and high ptiWl are npi
The many friends of Mrs 1
OogbUl will regret to learn of bet M
The Frederickiburgen preaeDl we
Messrs. .lohnt' Willis, 11 I' Orl
mood, M s Ohanoellor.L L t> ghll
0 0. Rowlett,.l A Turner,0. O'C ?<
Qoolxiek) Luther Trier, Mauri
liirsh, Henrv Winner, Qeo Riche
?00, H R. (oiuldinan, ,Ir , W I) l)
wall, .1 W M latan, Ohai S Bra?
ley, Aahton (?ill. H P. Joute, W I
Lang, W A Bill, B C Kinde, .1 li
Timberlake, W. H. Merchant, ifth
Star, and The l'n- Lanoe
i Ol'RT PRO? KKI'lXi
BaUte of Virginia Dill it.I. rom mil
ted to the sh?*ritV.
Washington Voong, relieved?! pay
ment of capitation tax
Case of Oommonwealth vi
Whlttaker, ooottnoad nntil rneeday.
Rotate of Benry Wan Ington, oommil
ted to the iheriff,
Liquor lie. uses granted to .1 !'. Da
vis, W. B and C 4 Asktni, U B
Power?, w M Blatt B i. P ?
thur Lyell, L ?, S.I.'. K M 0
and 0. T. Blanton
,1 fl Smith
The following real Mtal
25 acres belonging to the eatate ;
Lui'y Byrd, dOOOand, lltnated inn
Rappahanm>ck Academv: porohaaed by
E. A .lohnson, for ? lJ.V
100 acres, near Woodfordi, be!
to the est?t.' of QeorgO W Linke ; imr
ohaaed by his widow, Mrs Bettio 0
Hurke, for Hi?
acres, at Pen?la, bel ingina i i
the Lewis estate ; purchased by \V P
Mitchell for J86&
For Ov?r nrty Year?
Mr?. Winslow'? Soothing Syrup h
been used for over fifty year? by m
lions of mother? for their childr
while teething, with perfect success,
soothes the child, softens the gum
allays all pains, cures wind colic, at
Is the best remedy for Diarrhoea,
will relieve the poor little sufferer it
mediately. Sold by Druggists in evei
part of the world. Twenty-five cen
a bottle. Be eure and ask for ' Mr
Winslow's Soothing Rvroo
Death of Mr. Huge M Stephans
Last Thursday Mr Hugh M. Stephet
died at the home of his daughter, Mr
M. E. Brooking, near Somerset, i
Orange county, aged 72 years. He wt
well and fovorably known and a nativ
of Spotsylvania county. For a nnmbf
of years he had been engaged in mei
cantile business, and at one time live
Sold Mining is Spotsylvania
Messrs Isaac Christ, Ed Powell, I/wi
Lesher and others, wealthy men of Tama
qua, Pa., where they own and operat
a foundry and machine manufactory
and give employment to a large numbe
of hands, have leasod the Mitchell goli
mine in Spotsylvania county fortweln
months and will begin work with im
proved machinery in a few days.
Death of Mrs. Dr. 'Am. A Sordos.
Mrs. Irene Garnett Gordon, wif*? o|
Dr. Wm. A. Gordou.of Orange county,
who for some time had been sick at the
home of her brother, Councilman M.
G. Willis, on Princess AJBtrtstreet,dte?i
suddenly Tuesday night, aged 4?; je?rs.
Her many lovely traits of character had
endeared her to a large circle of friends
to whom her death is a severe blow.
The deceased was tho daughter of the
late Rev. John 0. Willis, of Orange,
and sister of Messrs. Marion, John 0.
and B. P. Willis, of this city. Bbe is
survived by a husband and five child?
ren. Her remains will be taken this
morning to " Woodland, " the home
stead of the Willis family, in Ur:?nge,
Buffalo Bill? Wd i Weit Show.at Richmond
On April ?Ist round trip tickets will
be ?old to Richmond at the one fare
rate. Good to return until the
manhood ! What
ities! What half
bidden dangers I
What a time for
At puberty nanir?
some attempt to
establish physical *^^^^^^^^^^^
regularities, bnt A-~t?n.
whe? n.tur? ftil? to ?s??Tt Itself. Jj?*R
mint, reiult which lnjur. ffaB^laasstat SBS.
imoair th? roMtitutfo? of the m.lden.
Sfrimely ?? of Bradncld4. Fem?is
??ntetor, th. stendaxd remedy for all
?jr^new?? and Irregularlti?--? peculiar to
women, U what retardad natnfVs B<*-.ds i?
?il ?neb eases, ?told by druggists for $L
BooTa* for wam?n fr??.
TUB BRADPffiLI) REGULATOR CO,
ft te I
?10 Main Street.
(tabree'l Old Stand'
A few j> n. ? t i b...'in bolinees dar?
log the dull season
Prunn Co pound
?aooaronl s ?
Plain and Miied Oaudy fa lb
Lug?' h i\ Lyi -??
Lump St lit .Ii lo lb
Alabaater starch, with Blueing and
Wax 4c package.
Oora Search to
Large bora M u. h.- ? .i ten i : d? ion
for S5o |
Wooden Wash Lourds s,
Olothn Lins ic
Oobblei 'i Shoe Rail? to box
Ink Bo. bottle.
Knveiope*i Bo, package
Paper a and !<? nuire.
Armour's K-'V Soap I for bo.
Our Favorite Soap, II bars fi ?
This an old well sea- m-d nap and
only limited quantity in stock and
ctui'ot be sold again at the price
Special bargains in
Tinwar?', Dry Oooda, Notions. Etc
Country merchant! will do well to
get mr Bgwei to tin* trade befon buy?
D .n't forget 'Ii" place,
Vo? will find NEW I?OODS
tint will SUIT yon ?? PRICKS
th ?? i.rj LOW POR THR
Lli.k I "r in
Brap ?rated i\ppln 19
Canned Ti tn
' ? Pel
" rill?- Apple
" Peni Juno
' ? Com, Prenota at
R tiled Oati p'-r lb
(Quaker Oar*, packag ?
< ?ranges, per di
REMEMBER, I BELL
Ad Appeal Takri il the Eins Georg!
The fish cases of the Commonwealth
vs P. H. Pemberton and Joe. W. Pern
berton, were elaborately argued at J.
J. Grigiby'? store, in King George
county, Monday, by Commonwealth's
Attorney T. H. Bevan for the State,
aud Judge 0. H. Ashton for the fish
erni'.n, before Justices Daniel Mc
Daniel and P. B. Purks ,whn dismissed
the warrants. Attorney Bevan took an
appeal to the County Court. The suits
are similiar to Hie Northumberland
county cases, and were brought to en?
force payment of taxes on pound nets
in the Potomac river, and the point at
iRsne was iurisdiction.
Capt. John Gamett Accd?ntly Killed.
Near Tappahannock last Saturday in
attempting to raise a scow for chinking.
Capt. John M.Garnett.of Eet-ex oounty,
a well kti'^wn justice of of the peace and
influential citizen, ri'coived injuries
from which he died several hours after?
wards. He was using a piece of timber
and it slipped and struck him OB the
the head. Friends saw him fall
and ran to his assistance, and con?
veyed him to hi? home near Champ
lain, in an unconscious condition,
where he died. The deceased was
sixty years old and unmarried. He
was a brother of Gen. Robert S. Gar
nett, who van killed at Cedar Mount?
Oar Boys Lose
The Eastern Athletic Base ball Club
of Waehiugton;won from the Fredericks
burg Athletic Club here yesterday
evening by a score of ft to 5. This is
our first defeat this season.
Wheat, ti? to 75 ; corn, 87 to 88,me?\l 86
to 90 per 100 pounds ; oats, 27 to 30 ;
tnrkeys live. 7 to 8ots. dressed 11 to 13 ?old
fowls (live), 6 to 6>-?i ; spring chickens,
20 to M sa?, per lb. ; lard, 7
to 8 ; egg?. 10 to 10 ote. ; butter
15 to 20; hams, 9 to 10, Irish
potatoes, HO to W; sweet potatoes,
50 to 7.') ; beef, 8 to 1^: real
4 to (^; Pork, 4 to i%\ hides
(green),6 to7 ?hide? (dry),8 to 10 ?hide?
(green) salted, 7 to 9.
The Qraia Harket.
The grain markets oloeed yesterday
Ohtoago? Wheat, April 70?. ; May
71 ?Corn, April 84; May 84'?; Jnly
34^ ?May. oats, 26^. 4 7
New York?Southern wheat, 75 to
80 ; Southern corn, 88 to 40.
Baltimore -?Southern wheat, 70 to 75.
Southern corn, 89 to 4L
Biohmond?Wheat, 70 to 77 ; oorn.
40 to 4L
CHANCELLOR A RAWLINGS,
BUGGIES. BUGGIES, open and top.
8PRING WAGON. Open and Canopy Top. The eelebrattd BROWN WAGONS, all sizes. Farmers' Friend
CORN DRILL, with Fertilii n At aebmi nl i. We also tarry in stock lh? ? 1?1 F.l'REKA CORN PLANTERS, and
Repai f i same Thirty I PEEL BARB WIRE, bought bafore the .vlvance in price. Cheap for Cash.
LIME, PLASTER AND CEMENT
always in ??nek: al ro?rk bottom pi ices. Cahoon Sied Irk.?ers at |250, Clover, 0. <?. Timothy and Red Top Seed
Oats, Winter and Spring. Com Shellers, Cutting Boxes, Plows, Castings, Cultivators and Steel for same
Malta Plows, Riding Cultivators, Dist and Spike Tooth Harrows, and intact, any and everythiny can be had a
CHANCELLOR <& RAWLINGS
FARMERS' SUPPLY STOKE.
CORRECT SPRING STYLES
In Wool Dress Goods, ?Silks, Wast Goods, White Ooods, Millinery (roods,Mens, Youths
and Boya Clothing, <tc. The I arges I and most complete stock of desirable goods to select
from everseen in tliis market, everything new. No room in our itore for old styles. None
inn the newes and most desirable productions allowed to enter. No advance in prices here.
Everything cheaper than ever. Over five hundred ladies attend our spring opening from
srhom were beard hundreds of expression of admiration No trouble to make a good selec
lion from this stock. Cum.', If you (tan reach us, if not s?-nd us your orders.
T. N. BRENT.
i the '.i-nn'iH
M hm F.wr.
.rii'ht uml ii-fi Rand
CALL OR ?fill! fOH f
Is the Standard
A KULI. STOCK OK
W . . .
Ollvei and other
IMows on hami
Five Thousand Yards
Just received from Importers at Low Price?.
Call il See
W. A. BELL & BRG.,
18 MAIN WHET, FRKIJERICKSBURG, VA.
While Early Vegetables are Scarce
Supply your needs in canned vegetables at BRANNAN'S.
Standard Early June Peas
Fancy Maine Corn
Boston Baked Beans
The above canned poods are all < f unquestionable character, and every purchaser can feel assured that they
are getting high grade goods at correct prices.
IV. L BRAN NAN.
4 It Pays to Buy the Best."
FIVE CENT BARGAINS.
Yard-wide Percale in Remnants, worth 10c, for 5c.
30-inch Dimities, Lawns and Organdie Cloth at 5c.
Handsome Plaid, ?stripe and plain SILKS for Waists at 50c.
CRASH SKIRTS at 29 and 49 cent?.
in all its richness we are now showing, and ladies when you need a HAT w
can sell you and save you money.
924 MAIN STREET
Fall in Line! Forward!
It'? late In spring, and you have barely s'arted tin gn-at work of making preparation for hot weather.or summer
trip, or the children's vacation. Oh, tae things that are to be done! Wake up! The winter ia p?*t ?ml the tiro? la at hand.
Wearcreed? l?een ready for weeks?to supply your every need In Drees fr'abvloe for youraelf or thai children f??r every day
wear and Punda) wear, for home or travel. Vourb. nuponyou, end you will want to Oi up Hw tor
summerconfort. Alwayido, i'ou wojldi housewife if you didn't. ? orno mid see.
Merchant- ? OOUUtrjf are
just clamoring- im theories they nought
?go, mu? have?*! yet reoelvt?d.
They me here to pleaa? the tnoal particu?
i iwlaa < nrds it I0c.
Corduroy itjrte, ei.-gant .|ii?ilty. at
All white with woven figure?, heavy
yet ?oft, IV.
Fancy SHnpee, light ami dark ground*,
Solid MlMik, extra wide I
l?isirteil Woveo Special "-tripes for
this will lu- ..no
oi the biggest
We believe it, ami
you hive e\
Plain India Linens at ?, rt.
l'>, ? and ar> ornts.
in lueh wide Victoria Ijiwn?. at -e. I". .
Hemstitched I'la.-i White Lawn. Pi
Inches wide, at U Vol \nr.i
Dainty <'heck Dimlti'e* at We, I
Plaid ahd Chech Muslin. Ac to 1 -
Put?* Cool Linen Lawn, a lull \ard wile.
at tte.n'rjo, ?I
White Organdie? Black ait??.. White
Itatistes, Nainsooks. ?'ambries. Curtain
Miislins. Draperies, fee,
> i.u've always been seeing a eholci
line of tbeae here, iiut never auch a beau
tiful lot aa we have today.
Choice styles Wa?h silk* in Plaids.
strip?* ?od?Corded Effects n? i ?a at
Mo a yard.
Silk Mousseline De Bot*. ?? Inch** wide,
white figures on Navy. French ?lue sad
Iliack grounds. *)? a yard- None Ilka
them in town. _ m .
l/?vely >oft Finished Taffetas, id beau?
tiful coloaed ttripet.at TV. __. ?
Fair ?piality Plain ? olor Taffeta, all
?hades, at i?e.
\ good ?rade, all colora, i?-.
The iiigg<-at ftocl, best .realities and
?oneat pi he Black 111. a in thl? market.
For a genuine im
ported Black Berge,
all wool, fine twill.
soft silky tin'?h.good
lustrous Blecfc, and
W inches wide
When told we
doubt if an e?|iial can l?e had for :)ftc
This weekatWc a yard
We have secured
from a h r m w ho took
the entire stock of a
retinrjg shirt Want
Maker a line of Very
In.' Printed I'lB
brtca. that are a lard
wide and a nur than
would be good value at any tl re for I ar# ln pre,ttjr assign? ?f ?< bee*?*"Pial??'
Thia week at N a yard, Utrtpes.Jto- and you can buy thtm at 10c a
-.un. '. nutltii' designs
, lality. in inch
wide, pri-'ted la-wna.
elegant, ?trong, new
tu ' ? foi
waiste, w rep?
A Big Stock of New Goods crowd this store today. Come to see us.
E. W. STEARNS,
OPERA HQUSE DRY GOODS STORE. _?