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SATURDAY.MAY 27, 1899
- Entered at the Postoffloe at Frederloks
burg, Va, as second.class matter i
In sums of fl-K) ami upwards ,>u ih-t
lien? mi IWa? Batate
For further particulars apply t?>
JOHN T. KNIGHT,
ISAAO HIKSH, Financial s.v.
Merchants \- Mechanic-P. B A I. A.,
l - Important th*a< every man should
insure his property
Whv not m good companies TIIK
GRKKNWIOH taoneoi the beat Ur
gam/, d IH34. I In- c mp my l u
uninterruptedly aud mi ?????s-tully in
businees - vent] f ?ur j i
Statement January 1st. 1899.
Net surplus 11 '? IU9
Surplus us recall- policy
holders. K43, 109
Insures agiiu-t Fire and Lightning.
Write f??r Kates. Ualemiurs a:.d ?] t
ters on application.
KCWLETT Si mm,
Resident Agents, Prederickaburg, Vu.
f (? B x 314
GIVE MEA CHANCE
To estimate and do any
kiin! of building or repair work y n
M rit 1 me either in town or country
All w??rk entrusted to me will be done
In a thoroughly satisfactory manner,
ami in quickest tun" p mi ble. PI ins
i eoifiootions furntahed for ?ny
F. P. STEARNS.
0 ?trootos and Bail
Natlona M?mor ?1 Day
The following are the exereioea at the
National Ceux levy t d?y. c >mmencing
With th?' reading of Mem rial Day t
1'iaver by Rev. W I) M:iith
singing 'Star Spangled Banner,''
S.uig, by Prederickaburg irle Club,
oioiiy by children of Fredericks
burg, under the management t Mi
Kuiily Hill, consisting if: Drill.
?-M-iuoriul of Flowers " Recitation,
"After the Battle " Song, "They Are
limi., But Not F .rgotteii " !.
ti n, "Tti" Army Mule " Recitation,
"Along the Picket Bine" Song,
?Bring Hitues the Beautiful
sums " ReoitOtion, "A Willing Sub?
Song, by Mrs J B Pr st r.
MeOBOVtal addresses by Ool, O B.
i.,-,rtis, Detioit, Mich, wh?. partici?
pated in the battle ff Fredericksburg ;
Judge Jno. T (juotriok, Fredericks
burg, Va., Commander Main y Camp,
f ?o federate Veteran?; CI John S
H 'ver, Washington. D 0 , C ?mm ml. r
WUooa Post, No. 17, <? A R., Deport
ment of the Potomac, late of l s A.
?other ?peakeffl expected will follow in
Song, by Frederickeburg Glee ClaV
Singing ot America, by children and
Conclusion, dec .ratim of graveo with
The (J A R rh?p*i1 tt! ?? with
M mry Camp, Confederate Veterans,
?ml R S Chew Oamp, Son? of
ran?, will UKmbk at the National
(Jcniet?-ry rostrum ?tt 11 i m .to I par
AN ATTRACTIVE EXCURSION
Up th?- Riippahannoclt River on Wednes?
day, Ju '? Tiro at Hilf Far? Rat?? From
All Landing? to Frederlcksburg and Re?
The Business Men's Associution f
Fre?lerick-?burg, being very desirous i f
cultivating business and social relations
With the people aioiig and adjacent t i
the various landings on the river, have
arrang?'d f >r the above excursion with
the Weeins Line of steamers, aud most
cordially invite one and all to avail
them-elves of thi? opportunity to visit
this business und historical town
Thi? being one of th?' moat delightful
seasons fora little outing for young
aud old, and everything will be done
by the eifiz"tis generally to add to the
pleasure of the trip
Remember ' Wednesday, June Tfh,
from all lauding?. Returning Thurs?
day, June oth, ?S 440 p m sharp.
B. H Rush, auctioneer, sold on Mon?
day last for commissioners in the suit
of IfuintM's ex'or vs Jeffries ex'or. 5?i?.!
?.res to Dr. G H ?hewning and J. P.
Jeffries for *1? BO per acre; |3ff acre? to
Dr. G, H. Chewnlngforf'.'? M per acre ;
no acre? to J. P. Jeffries at $10 .,() per
acre. Tho above tracts of laud compote
a large part of the estate of Mr. Eus?
tace Jeffries and his nephews, Dr.
Chewning and Mr. J. P. Jeffiies, the
UrgtoBt purchasers, are to be congra?
tulated upon retaining in tho family
M much of tho laud that would intime
have been theirs but for the.r uncle's
misfortuues ?Warrent?on Virginian.
Death ?f a Worthy Colored Vas
John Turner, a highly respected col?
ored drayman, of this city, died Sun?
day night at 10JO, after a protracted
illness Ho was a prominent memln-r
of Shiloh Baptist Church (new sit?),
and the erection of the building is
largely due to his efforts. II? was 74
years of nge, nod leaves a wife and
two children. His funeral will take
place this evening from Shiloh church
(new site) at 4 o'clock.
Contednrate Memoilal Day
Thursday is Confederate Memorial
Day here. The exercises ?will be of
an interesting character and will in?
clude an address by Rev. Dr. J. S.
Dill; Confederate songs by Olee Club,
and Southern airs by Bowering's baud.
All the organizations of the city have
been invited to participate. Business
will be suspended that evening from 4
to | o'elo -w. The program will be pub?
lished in our next issue.
Valuubl? farm for sal??. See ad of
W S Qhsoloy. trustee.
Seale?l proposal? for lumher for Free
BridgH Boo ad of Public Property
U lllllll'!. ?'
T?l"ph ?noUommUn'ca i('n with 0 sog?.
The telephone line between Freder
tokannrg and Oriauge was completed
yesterday. We cougratulate everybody
oonneoted with it.
Local and Current Comment
Copt. W. A. Smith, of King Oeor
w is m Hi,, city yesterday.
Mrs. J Wilhard Adams bus returi
from a visit to Washington
Mrs J, F Brown left on Saturday
vinit bei parents, at Berryville
Key. P. B. Price, of Roanoke, Is :
guest of Rev. Dr B. W Hebone
Mr Mar-hull K Decker and wife,
Orange, were in the city Saturday,
Mrs Dr .1 N B irney bus return
fr ?m o visit to her parents InWaohin
Dr. W .1 O? ittenden. President of I
Frederioksburg und Orange Telephc
Oorhpany, i- in the city.
Mis- F May Bmbrey returned hot
Saturday, raceompanied by her friot
Mi-s Agnei MoNaaghtoa.
Mis-e- Bc ? ie ami M Iggls Badger,
Pronktown, ore guests "f Mis M
Tankard and Miss Nellie Ford,
lit the absence of the pastor Re*.
P Ramsay filled th? pulpit of t
Methodist Church Sunday night
The m my friends ?f Oapt. .1 I
I'trm v will be pleaaed t?i learn that I
is steadily improving from In- lute i
Mr F s Baboock and family,
Minneapolis, Minn . who have bei
spending u week here, returned hort
Mr John B Pilzhugh, of Kit
(foorge, keeper of the Maryland Poil
Light Station, was in tin- city yeate
.1 iv on business
Beautiful ginghams, figured pique
check m nal in dotted muslin? and woi
g ' ?1- of all kind- now being opened
K. T. Baker's.
!' g lot light-weight clothing formel
vu" J - just in Cotne no
and you will get a burg lin
T N. Brent
A valuable mue. s years old, bel nu
ins to Mr B Goldsmith, fell in an ??:
well on hi- farm, m Caroline, Saudi
and was kill?'d.
William Washington, a well kn its
and respected colored mm, died ai ti
Aim* H ?use Sunday, utter a 1
nos?, agi :
Rev Peter Qowon, of Mi--:
preached at the Presbyterian Chare
ty m .rinng and Rev, 1' I'. Pri K
t ii auoke, at night.
Mtss Virginia Oouldmon, who hi
been vioiting Mrs J. F. Gouldman, r
turned to her bom?, "White Plain-,
on the steamer Richmond yesterday
Kev J. P. Stump, of thi- city, Sondi
mi mu g preached to a large andient
the baocalaoreate omnon for the S. ml
eru Seminary at Bowling Creen
A ohoio is no stronger than it- > ,|
est link u -h .e than its weakest p on
Our good- have the merit i f pefectlc
?all right all over. J W Thomas
Mrs Nannie Wheeler, wife of o il
Daniel D Wheeler, l' S Army, is th
guest of hot mother, Mrs. A K
Phillipe, at her h"ine on lower Mai
Th? worrenton Virginian say? : "hr
and Mrs Ohewniug, Mr Willi.n
rning and Miss Ohewniug ore a
Pen ton, their beautiful summer horn
near Warronton. '
Th? ?'tigagemeiit of Mi-s Jeoois M it
thew, a daughter of the late Hon. Wil
ham Matthew, of Loudoun, and Mr
Wilsoo K Levering, of Baltimore, i
The Alexandria Qoxotte ?ays Fred
erioksbnrg ptople s.iy that ex-State Sen
ator Little, of their town, intend? t<
in ive fhei? and practice hi? prol
1 iw, in Washington olty.
Our Su?".-- Ladle?' button and laci
dongolu ohoea As stylish, bandoomi
and long lived as ?hoes that cost $:?
Exquisite m design, exact m sty!?,
Our price f ; J. W. Thomooa
fjroopel meetings are now going oi
every in'ht it the t.nt on th" Boule
yard, near Eugene s Foster's store
All invited. Minister in chare, 1-1 1,
Sansford ?.f Altollo, Ala.
Mr W. T. Beans, of Winchester, ha
taken charare of the business of th?
Standard Oil Company, in this city.
He will I?- j dned by his family m
about two weeks and reside here pernia
M?-. William M Armstrong, of Staf?
ford, Waaa in town Saturday. 1 !?? is ill
years old and hah; and hearty for hi
uge. This spring, without assistance, hi
plowd and planted in corn. seven aotM
Mr H M Simpson, of Orange, wai
in the i-iry Saturday. He thinks th?
crop ?if wheat in Orange will be 21
p^r cent below an average, but then
has lieen a marked improvement in the
last two week?.
Sunday afternoon at U o'clock, Rev
Dr J S Dill, of this city, assisted th?
,u i r. Rey O. W. Brooks, in the or
dinotion of Mr. Frank Orauinger as t
deai"m of B.-rea Biptist church in Staf?
ford Dr. Dill preached an able ser?
in u to a luge audience.
You will find at Hall's Drug Store the
most complete assortment of sick room
requisites Hot water bottle?, air pil
lo re, fountain and bulo syringes, rnh
ber bed pun-, soft rubber face bo'tle?,
a' mi/.Ts and ?ill appliance? needed
either by physician or patient.
Mrs E J Ennis has issued invita
lioos to the tuarriage of her niece, Miss
Mary MaxeOB, to Mr. Marshall Brooks,
of Williamsburg. The ceremony will
take place at the home of Mrs. Ennic,
in this city, Wednesday evening, Juno
7, at ? ?CO o'clock,
Mr. R. H.Bradford has built a tram?
way from Unville to Coal Landing, on
the Potomac, and carries over it 10.0(H)
feet of lumber each trip 11? makes two
trips a day, and a ?team engine is used
f ir power. Oapt John A. Evans is the
depot agent at Onville.
Rev. Father DeMuynck.of St. Mary's
Catholic Church here,has been appoint?
ed to the charge of the church and in?
du-trial school, Rock Cable, Va. which
was established and endowed by the
M.sses Drexel, of Philadelphia, for the
cducat ion of colored children
On Tuesday night last, while Mr.
John Smith, miller at Cosby's Mill,near
Guineas, in Caroline county, was at*
te: ding Sun ?& Bro. show .thieves broke
into hishonseand stole $-*l,00 in money,
which was under the head of his bed.
There is no clue to the parties.
Mr. Beverly T Crump, a carpenter of
this city, left for Chester, Pa . yester?
day. Mr. O A (?ire received a letter
from his brother in Chester, stating
that carpenters and painters were badly
want -d there, and were being paid
12.25 to $.' 60 per day for nine hours
Mr. S. B Atwell, of Kinsale; Dr.
Stiff and Prof Nolle, of Irvington,came
u.i on the steamer Richmond Saturday
night and went to Bowling Oreen Sun?
day to attend the commencement einr?
eise of the Southern Seminary there.
Prof. Nolle will be connected with ti e
Southern Seminary next soBsion
Spend a pleasant evening Thursday,
June 1st, at the Opera House. The
play, "Our Boy?,"directed by Mis? ?
R Tiuhley. will be rendered. Muslo by
Richmond Orchestra, directed by Prof.
F. K Cosby. Benefit. Mary Washing?
ton Hospital. Admission IS, li? and 50
cents. Seats on sale at M. M. I ??win.
Mr. R. B. Taylor, manager for Mrs.
B. F. Hart at tho "Sherwood Forest"
farm in Stafford, painfully wounded
his right haud Friday evening. He
was ruling a mule which threw him.
He caught hold of the harness, a hook
of which badly lacerated the hand. Dr.
A. O. Dogge tt dresses I the wound and
? ty? Mr. T. will be unable to use his
1 hand for at least a month.
Caroline County Official.
Oouldmon'a . .
liiiiney's . .
11 .?. ? . -
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a a ?
I2H ? -'
I Tit Ci1
2 ? 12 ~
120 2 H
2 ? l .
loo um 21.1
Cl ..s 23?
-.'I I ?o
:: i, l 12-1
i.Ti ; i
23 h et
ii 218 I?
1.'. i IH
I i Io 17
207? I to loo:; ."?i; 16701870 24??i2;. .Ml I-:: SI?
Majorities 0 T Smith, i 636; I'll. QUI. 1,44?; W. K. Knnis, ^oo, i; u
Coghill. 2 ?00; T W Valentine.2,466; U. S Qravatt, 197; T 11 Kinntoi
Th.? old Board of Supervis?la ?rere eleoted oa follow? Di .1 l> r. it.. -,
D B Power?, ?, P Smith and Bldridgo Blonton
BOWLINO QRBBM OFFICBRA,
In the corporation el.'ction for Town Council the following members were
eleoted -i T Richard?, B O Moneare, Dr K T. (iUss.ll, s w Brooddu?
Di W I. Broaddu?, John W. Elliott and A, B Chandler.
King George Official.
a ? z a
-: -> *
l'a-- iputanzv 12?
I i IIIII -te.nl . 160
; I 652
Hooter's majority f,>r Clerk, 41o, Ninde's majority f..r Treoourer,90; It- f
lin's maj irity for Sheriff, 241 : Pollen's majority f..r Commissioner ? f Revenue,
24. John Williams, colored, received 127 row? for Sheriff Hon 0 H Ashton,
who was not a candidate for the office, received a complimentary vote for 0 m
mon wealth'a Attorney i f 112
Rappahapnock Allen Smith elected Supervisor by 106 majority W. p.
Marmadake elected Constable by 28H majority, ijtoorge Clopton elected Over
f Poor by IS plurality. H c Parkin?, Daniel MoDanlel aud ?' s Massey
el- ceil Justice?
Shiloh Hose? K ?*ers elected Supervisor by 104 plurality. .1 B King
eleoted Constable by 1*9 plurality. R L Qouldman eleoted Overseer of Poor by
7 plurality Win. IfcUaniel, Wrn. Page and S M Welch elected Just!
Potomac District, Hampatead and Pa?palaoay Precincts Y P Tayloe
ted Supervisor by 24 tnajirltv Monas ('lift ?lecSed Oonatableby ??plurality.
l'hurles Sorrell elected Overseer ol Poot by IOS majority. .1. N. l*eed W. s
Allen und P B Purk? elected Justice?
Stafford's Official Vote.
White t ),k
H u wo?,,,!
Court ! '
- a* to.
7>. X, <
86 ?l 02 7fl .
85 loo '?-. im it (09
.".-> s? 131 170 M
,'i77 ?2-> :?77 910 710 se;
fill 200 218
The following district ofheere for Stafford county are elected
Aqoio District- Supervisor. Jame? M. Jones ; Ovorooor of Poor, J?- Decator;
Constable, F W Babor; Justices of the Peace, J. W Qsurioon, B II Bryan,
Jn? W Payn?v
Rook Hill District Supervisor. R. F Lunsford; Overseer of Poor, l. A
Sklooer; Constable, J K Armstrong ; Justine? of the Peace, Jno W. Wamsley,
Oeo P. Moor??, w B B ibey
Hartwood District Saner visor, C J Henry ; Overseer of Poor, R I Bur?
ton ; Constable, m K Oourtney ; Jastloeo of tho Peons, 1? w*. S Knight, w. F
D (Id. F B Stone
Falmouth District Supervisor, Jas <> Lee; Overseer ?of Poor. Fleet 0 x;
Con-r?t.le, k T. Hhelton ; .lu-ti.-es of Um? l'.-??-.-, Lea W'nila. ?-. H O Filmhugh
T W. Franklin.
County Clerk , f ^her
Oominonw'h'H Commissioner of
Spotsylvania O H
Br kenburg .
Chancellorsville . . .
H O? i? P5 X
? o 7
2:1 88 i 4?
2 88 199
i i4 isa
88 83 12 ?4 222
4H Me ;: 189 216
4 88 148
1614 1 14?0 1518 784 854 1 808 254 128 460 1026
The following is the vote for district officers in Spotsylvania county:
Berkeley District?Supervisor, E H DeJarnette, 196; Aubrey Alsop, IE
Justices of the Peace, W. H Harriion. 335; H. D. Dnrrett, ??ol ; S. 0 Blayde?.
844 ; Oeorge Faulkner, 1. Overseer of the Poor. Darius Shackelford, 2 Is ; W. SV"
liockaday, 112. Constable. J. L. Partlow, 188
Ohancellor District?Supervisor, John R. Alrlch, 349. Justices of the Peace,
J. 0. Jennings, 30:! ; D. S. Williamson, 202; T. E. Thomas, 211 ; L, M. Estes,
187. Overseer of the Poor, A. B. Smith, 357; L. B. Pendleton, 1. Constable.
W. V. Waller, 334
Oourtland District?Supervisor, 0. R Andrews, 211; Ooo. W. Palmer, 172
Justices of the Peace, J. D Waller, :>7t? ; O Eastburn, 3<;.t; Oeo O. Kerfoot.:;il7.
Overbeor of the Poor. S. I Baggett, Br., 888. Constable. R. M. Waller, 888
Livingston District?Supervisor, Ira P. Turnley. 212; W. L. Waite, 188; .1
I Biscoe, 211. Justices of the Peace, Jas. A Dillard, 40? ; Robert L Hester,
845; W. B. Warren, 112; Thad. M Jones. 270; P T. Foster, 73; W S Almond,
22; Overseer of the Poor, John Z Brooks, 242; W F. Nolan, 196; Wiley F. Sul?
livan :>7; J. R Sullivan, 1; Ja?. B Mast?n. 23; John L Wheeler,? Consta?
ble, John W. Ourner, 21?; J. Allio Talley, 44; Ooie P. Wright, 118; A. I. Mas
tin. 77, Enoch Sullivan, 59.
Vote of Essex for County Officers.
For subscription to Kiohmond ?fe Tidewater Railroad Co., 1013 vote? ; against
subscription. 89 Carried. Oeo. W. Elli?. John R Motley and R.u Hntohinnon
ore re-elected Supervisors without opposition. W. L Powers, O. R Brizendine
aud MoBOtoe Oarnett eleoted Constable?. W. A. William?, T. W. Spindle A. S.
Oarnett B J Saunder?. W. E Dillard. O. S. Smith, J. N. Kidd.J. L Bough
ton, O B. Newbill, O. H. Dillard and Wm. Campbell elected Justices of the
Peace. John Bu?h (ool), R. H. Halber! and O. N. Wick? (ool ) elected Over?
seers of Poor, the last named defeating Jame? Haye?, Democratic nominee.
i he I '??m... (ai- , Iceted ill ihfl county g l? 11 ,
w?a beaten by K II Stuart ?or treasurer by i. i muj rily,
Lancaster- Bre it Wins OverSiasonby 10 Votes.
Ii \ Ington, Vu , M.i. <i... i ,i
The following officer? were eleoted in this county: T. .1 Downing, Com?
monwealth'? Attorney; Wm Chill?n, lleik; K M Maunder?, Treasurer; .1 A
Chnwning, Sheriff ; T S Brent (Dem | rooeived f.SO vote? for Com in in
Revenue and 0 ll isson Itep i "4'1 Ottoman pveoinct, which was thought
l,ud given Si?on a l.tr|.ij .i it v, M a- can led by Breiil bj IS inaj irity
lu thi? '. nun, tin? home nl Congressman Jones, Warner i- re eleoted Clerk,
no nppoait?i?ii Frank Oarlaud I'reaaurei bj 1*3 mitj ritv ;K W < ; irloud,Sheriff,
by 142, all Republicans A P.. Johnson (Rep > is .i.|.-aie.l by T. N Oldhani
i D.m > bv i
! he whole Indept udenl Oemocratlc lii kel was i lei led except one ?npervisor.
Ml the c'um v . ih era are incumbents Miijoritiea foi the county officer? were
laig ? The Bepubli an? oc rejoicing groat ly,and ?eeni t i think they won a great
vi '. iv M llliew?, Middle??1! and Kino ,.,,,1 ii ,..,.n v ,i,.,| for?ubflCrlptinn to the
Richmond mil i blew it?i Mailroad ? ' nip iny
Kin^ and Queen.
B T r?vl??r, Clerk; 0 H mmnnwealth's Attorney ; O. W Porter, I
l'ie i-ui. i , .1 i Kubauk, Sheriff, and W. s Courtney, Coiuniiasioner of the j
lie von uo, weie ailie.-i.t?! The Board ol Supervisors renialu? unchai |
I'hc vote foi nii-ci i ?o i..n t ? tin- ?; hut ml and Tidewater railroad wo? c irrie i
King William Coort-houn B 0 Osrrett's majority for Clerk, Mi ; R .1
I'.il.r'?, for Treasurer, 164; T D M ncore's, for Sheriff, ?"69; E S Pollard'i
plurality for Commissionoi of Revenue, 29, ll 1. Lewi?, for Commonv
Attorney (no opposition), race i ved I,87!l vote?.
810 Main Street
m*i Old Se.
A few prices I i b cu i :.-?.- dut.
ltlg the dull -I-.1
I'niiie- 7c pound.
M i ?coroni Ha
Plum and Mixed Uandj ,'? lb
Large bas i o
Lump st itch io il?
Alabaster Stanh, with Binning and
Wax to package
M .? ii.-- o dosen .: dozen
Wooden Wash Bo irds se
Clothes Pins le. dos n
Cobbler'? Shoe Nail? * ?
Ink ko. bottle
Envelopes ?'??. package
Paper ?'? and 4c inure
Armour's Key Soap I f
Our Favorite S. up. 12 burs for 25c.
This an old well r**4Moned ?nop and
mily limited quantity in itock uni
cannot be sold again ?t the price
Special borg nu- m
Tinware, Dry O.Is, Notions. Ft
Country merchants will do well to
g?'t oiir ligare? to the tt ule bel o
D n't for,'.-! the place,
(Sebree'? Old Stund |
FIGURE IT OUT.
.\ Peqqy Sq\'ed
fsq l-'ciiny .\|.-|d<'.
?>i,.- hantln 1 -iv-.i iiotU- - a i_-re.it bl|(
di dar It will not take y u long to
save if if von will -end me your orders
for goods in the Grocery Line
1'ne host grade- of
m burn-!- and -ucks, nt prices that are
The beat brands of
at prie?'? thai ure near cost.
which will please both In quality and
The fe .jr.;; ui Molasses
at a low price.
Laundry aud Toilet Soaps.
All at tlie* Lowes! Possible
Pi ice. Satisfaction gitar*
anteed or your money
Remember, I sell the best at
Baled Hay, Mill Feed, Corn.
W. L. BURRUSS.
f The Sunday Post of Washington, D.
0 , ?ays:
"Mm. Manie Yowell Rixey, 1688-80
1 street northwest, entertained (jiiite a
number of friend? last evening in com?
pliment to Mis? Frances Yowell, of
(Julpeper, Va. Those participating
were Mis? France? Yowell, Mis? Bragg,
A. J. Eggborn. Mr. D. J. F. Strother,
of Culperx-r, Va. ; Mr. J. A Strolh'r
ami Ceorge Bias, of Weat Virginia;
Mi<w Higgins, Mr. Higgin?, Mr Mill
ward. Dr. Hackney, Howard Wright,
Alexander Breckinridge, Barclay Breck
inridge. Judge Beeves, Judge and Mr?.
Gardner, Mr?. Uice, Mr?. Kixey, Mi??
Fannie L Rixey, Mr?, and Mir? Bab
o ?ok, Mr. and Mrs Mickey and Mr?.
Erwin; Miss Lee and Mi?s Baker, of
Norfolk, Va , and Miss Boak and Miss
Seibert, of Martinsbnrg, W. Va., and
Hirne and BehOll IgTfcii City
\ ' | ? i
r.ii a -? nii.lv in B I las)
the B'V .1 II. Nal), l) U
1 Irlean?, l.a , |?:
th" Standing < lommittee n i h
?euibly'i I! ni" un i S
' '1 h
?trncti ii of th. i
i? far as ir. has h
.?miau m ? 1 the debt i- the only
i involved m thi. inatrn I
win h reinalii?"incomp?ete, and In this
f rut if vino .
The expenses ol the ib.nu?
il with -'i
o o kept rigidly within th? In ion.f tho
??. ur. l be l? ueficiori ?
cive the |.. -t Which It IS p --|!..c to
give tr 'in i i ovailal le, bol
?le.s., do not afford any of the luxuries
of life. The cost of III lint? O II
about one hundred dolls ? r
annum for e* h of the lomati -
The object? of this institutii n ll
ibonld be remembered, are limited and
peculiar ; It Is the care snd education
t the children of deceased ministers
and of our m lesionar le? Imme ami for?
eign, living or deal, who may need
iUOh hcl|> as 1? her?' provided. Thirty
three children are now DOder tie
of the "home" gathered from various
ports of our home and foreign ti'-Ids.
A heavy burdvn is lifted from the heart
of the workman, hot p >' r i y paid, when
laaored that weh pro-. IbIi d Ii mi
in- nhildrea But the comfort of that
promptly mud" During th?
lasorti ? I oed hv the foot
tii ,t i? i, i- i, i vei been in the power
ot the home I i n celre all th m i * *
?application has been presented This
condition should not be permitted to
? i?y adequate to
, nt it up
f tin- board for
? i ending April 1, 1S'.**>, have
in bank 0? $1.8'J1. I*.
i'ic isme period there has been
paid (>.. 00, and on the
Id All current
: met No debt has
been incored The liabilities have been
? i far reduced that they but ?lightly
exceed | 1 Im interest account
.on mote than $1,000
si it . i ago) to f ?io for
? \ 'lient educa
I :?? hricksburg
'Ci" coiini imendfl that the
? rim work as
duung ' alorly and
vigoro. IbOSS tW(o
Ion of the
debl , and the sol irgement uf the capa?
city of the b That the
( leneral A - ising Iti entire
confidence la econ ruioal
administrai itlon, renew
ttio (lirei ti ??? ti on in nil of
cur ohoi >?l rJ ibboth in
December for the l : the inst ?
t ,ti m,i omui nd tnpatns ?
In ooaoeoti m with I I the
il ibly heard Prof. S. w. Somer
g.-i ol Be made a
m .st pli .i-lii,' im 10 i took oc
trote to Dr. Ki-rr,
?o..- i. nt of t i? t? aid i f tru-'
Open and Top.
Two Car Loads Just Received.
Chancellor & Rawlings,
FARMERS SUPPLY STORE.
CORRECT SPRING STYLES
In Wool Dress (roods, silks, Wash Hoods, White Goods, Millinery Goods,Mens, Youth
and Boys Clothing, d*c. The largest and most complete stock of desirable goods (<? seleo
ironi e\ ei-s.-.-ii in this market. Everything new. No room in ??ur store for old stylea. Non
hut the newest and most desirable productions allowed toenter. No advance in ?dices here
Everything cheaper than ever. Over five hundred ladies attend <"ir spring opening from
whom were heard hundreds of exprt ssion of admiration No trqjible to make a good selec
t ?on ti oui this stuck. Come, il yon can reach us, if not stud us your orders.
_T. N. BRENT.
Vov Six Days Only, we will oner
" Countess" Roll Toilet Paper,
1,000 Sheets to Roll, at
75 Cents per Dozen Rolls.
Avail yourself o?' above otter, as the goods are richly worth $1.00 dozen.
W. L BRAN NAN.
Muy lGth, 1890.
?s smooth and strong. New stock
?d the Best Pure Manila and Sisal
Twine tor sale at lowest market
i i ?i?i.
Now ?s the lime to look ever
your machines to see what repairs
are wanted. Can furnish you knives
and sections for all leading ma?
DECKER & ALRICH.
i ' i
We give you a ?ix months' onorai -
I from the manufactory on every refrif/er- |
| afor front $2 li? up. Don't buy until you |
s"e ?".ir lines. Manufacturer'? Ago
ice cream Freezers,
REMEMBER, wehave the NEWEST DESIGNS OF MAT
TIN C that have ever been shown in Fredericksburg, and at LOW
?I8 MAIN BTRBRT, FliKDEKICKSBUKG, VA.
W. A. BELL & BRO.,
AT MARY WASHINGTON S TOMB.
L.f? Members of th? National Aasoclatlo
Visit the Historic Spot Reception
At the last annual meeting of th
Mary Washington Monument Associn
tion, held m Washington, it was siu
Rented that a meeting and reunion i
its life members ?hould I?1 held her
this year, and May a?th wa? tho do
fixed upon. The 1 ?'lies arrived Ott th
mid dav train Saturday, and were ro
reived at the depot loy Ool K I). Oole
among them being the following :
Miss Kugenie Washington, Mr?
Fanny WaahinKtnn Finch, Mrs. Rosi
Lewis Townsond. of Washington; Mrs,
(maries F. Weber, of Philadelphia ;Mr?,
S. A. Rendait, of Lor Angeles, Oali
foruia.Mrs. Judge Sohullz, of New
Jersey ; Miss Sue Hetze], of Futr?a?,
0 lunty, Va.
They went immediately to thi
Lodge and grounds, where they were
r -reived by a conimiftee, consisting ol
Mrs. V. M Fleming, Mr?. J. T. Oool
rick, Mrs. Josephine Wallace. Mr?. A.
F. Rowe, Mrs. I L> Cole. Mr*. H. M.
D. Martin, Mrs Irene 'McDowell, Mr?.
F. V. Daniel. Mr?. H II. :Johtiaton,
Misses Fannie Oorson, Lizzie Oar
michael, Sallio (?ravatt. Nettie Fitz
hngh, Jennie Hurkamp, and after
?trolling through the grounds and In?
specting tho monumont they were called
to order by Mayor A. F. Rowe, who
Introduce?! Hon W. A. Little, who de?
livered the ?ddresa of welcome. Mr.
Little delivered thi? apeooh ?landing en
the famous rocks, and at it? conclus bu
he was the recipient of many congratu
lotions, and well might he be, for i
was a speech without a tbiw la th
matter of composition or manner of de
A well appointed lunch was thei
served by the following young ladies o
our city : Msses Fannio Oarmichael
Annie Fleming, Kite Lawrence, M
L. l'annule, E ltno L->e,Ninnie Ficklen
Lena Rowe, Fannie Taylor, Marj
Gordon Wallace, Louise McC ?rty, K it<
Newell Doggett, Edmo Lawrence,Alie?
Cole, Mary Green, Jennie Maitland
Elise Ficklen, Bello KaulTmau, Julii
Goldsmith and Mis? Lina Mayo, , I
Richmond, Miss Marion M 1'laster, ol
? Loudoun, Miss Elizabeth 1),swell, tA
The visitors were loud in their ptoiSS
of the beautifully kept ground? and the
lodge, which was a veiitablo hon-" of
roses and beautiful Mower?.
In the afternoon at the roqrMOt of a
number of ladies Mrs Charles F. W-bor.
o* Philadelphia*! delivered an addtess
very appropriate to the occasion, which
won for her and for it the applause of
her aodionoe. The visiting ladies wero
then taken to the ^National Ometcry,
where Supt. Hill roceiv d them with
his usual courtesy and attention. At
night a tea was given io 'h> old
Mary Washington residence. It was a
real old time tea, but tea drinking was
not alone indulged in The stately
minuet and the old Virginia reel were
danced and vocal muslo was enjoyed,
and the entertainment wa? concluded
by all hood? around and all voice*
um'?'I in singing "Old Lang Syne."
And that ended a well spent and very
much enj yd day. Very much regret
was express! d by all at the absence of
Mrs. W. W. Wilcox, of Middletown,
Conn , who is mot only a life member,
but one of the most loyal? and earnest
members of the association. Mm. Wil?
cox came in for many thanks aud con?
gratulations for the beautifully deco?
rated and furnish'"1 reception room, for
It was her work.
Mrs. Elizibeth L?*, widow of tho
late Admin?! Leo, of urn United StatOS
Navy, is president, but owing to en*
i health she could not be present.
Tin? National AssoototiOSI has for
s mie time been raising money for an
endowment fund. Over $8.000 is uow
in the treasury, and as soon a? the ?am
IS monument and lodge
will be endowed,
ExtsixioB of tbe Narrow Ouage Sali?
Tho Piedmont Virginian ?ays : "Wa
have received a letter from a gentleman
in New York, who is connected with
capitalists, asking if our people are
willing to help the railroad from hero
to Madison. Ho says with a very little
a?*i?tance from our people and tho
right of way the r.iad will be put under
contract at once. "
Week Esd Tleksts ob theB-MF. E.
B Dariog Summsr o? 1399
Commencing Saturday, May 27th,we
will ?ell round trip ticket? to all ?tattoo?
on this line, on Saturday? only, good to
return until the following Monday?
only, at the one fare rate.
The ?ale of these ticket? will be one
tlnoel until Saturday, September, -??t?
IbUtf, lucluai ve, unless otherwlao ordced.
O. C. Cox, Agent,