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SATURDAY.?U'l.\ 8, 1899
, Kuterwd at the Postoffloe at Fiedeilckr
burg, Va, as second.oUss matter )
Hichmond, Frederirksburg &.
tktU'dule in effect May ?1st, IMM)
ll.AlM-J LBAVM KKKKKKI. km.i i;,.
I i'.* A. M. daily.
v li. A. M. Kaily eicept Sun ' .
k'.la A. M. Sunday??.lily.
I ' Ja A. ti daily txc.pt Sunday
1..1: 1-. M. doll] ex., lit Hundor. H
? toi. between l'redi
SjS P. M. daiiy.
e. I A. M. oolly. stops onlj at Mlifoi
LKiaaJt-ll Mil?) At.li.and. Weekday? MraKi? all
I? mal atopa Sunday?.
I.' i* l?. M. Sail) . \?'.-i>t Sunday. M .
Li? P. M. Uai.y eioepl Sundaj
at MUful :.[?-.... \- . \
6.JU 1'. M. Uali) atop? n > .?l l>".?>?
a... i?. M. ?>?. > tin*.. ? i.
VrcderuH)1 uri ami KK'tiUlond Ac.
tloo, l>?.i) ex?. ?o suudoy.
iiake? all luisal ?t. p?.
Leaves ?yrvderlekaburs at n u ... m Ar
rive* tUehmotiil ?.-> A M. Leav? - H
at ?H. M. Arrive? l-'rt.l. : -- . -i I*. M.
w. I'. lay lor, rreflk- Manoavr.
g. T. 1?. Byvrs. Preoldeut.
U. 0. OOX, Agent
Headquarters for Building Materials.
I keep oll kind? ol North Carotina a
(i.iia Lumber, d re ?oil d aud undroaaod,
?.ea. Lattis, sasli, lK>oi*l mil lloi!?. Lime,
unie..t. Calcine Plaster, l'.na ,
Hulldiuir and l'av nid 111., a loi and Irou
tUioaua-, ?.'ut ami ?A .r.. N.. - . Kvadi
fat lied Paint? ami Hiy l'a::.t.
Vuroeutitic. liryer Vaimali and Lewl?' VVblte
Lead, Point lliusl.es Ol ail km.Is. Wludow
u.aaa aud l'utl) ,t a. ui *>v ui/itn?, Koad I art?
,ud UuKtlie?. K. I). '
In su m? of fu.Hj aii.l upward? on Brot
heu? ou ?Heal ?state
f*or fuither particular? apply to
JOHN T. KNIGHT,
Or t'l? aillent.
ISAAU 1UKSH, Financial Sec
Merchant? Ar MeohoniooF B ?V 1. A .
'?17-t'iu Prederickiborjc, \.?
$26 5oo. To Loan. 3-20 500.
THE KM IKItl'KlSK BUILD
INU ASS?01 \ 11 < > N ' il ,a
uioiiey to l"an on tn.-ir libel ?!
term?, in suiii?. to suit, fr in
$10*1 up, on city an.I country
property Apply to
81-i Main ?.tre.-t,
Frederteksborg, \ 1
Prolecl Your Horn?.
People living in the conn
try should carry Fir?'
Pie? -?-rarrisk in the BKST \ni> m<>si
BELloBI K COMPANIES
Home an?) rho North Bril *li an.l Wei *> i*
tile. Ion*? represente.1 by t!.<- late < h
i?ev, aie now bel?l ny ,? Mao'l In
? . k of Ne*' York
Country Property a Specialty
v. rue for rate?, etc to
ROWLETT i Ml
Box ,'U Frederlekobnrg, Va
GIVE MEA CHANCE
To entimate und do any
kind of tiuildiiifa* or repair work y a
want .lone either in town or country.
All work entrusted t.. me will be done
In a thoroughly satisfactory moaner,
and iu quickest tune possible. I'l uis
au.l ?pe-citicatiou? furumhe.1 for any
F. P. STEARNS.
Contractor and Huill? r
S. Sydney Bradford,
The only licen?-e.l BEAL ?ESTATE
AGENT AMD AUCTIONEER In Fred
eiicksbur?*, Va , having complied with
the laws andrei/ulati ti?, f the Uity and
Stote fovetralng the mime, is now ready
to list property of all clafojes All real
estate intrusted to see f-.r sols will be
?well described and thoroughly adver
used Lasy terms.
Office *.?tS Prince??. Anne Street.Fred*
FOURTH A1?UAL EXHIBITION
in UK HKI.Ii AT
WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY,
JULY i" and -*". IM
JBCIaa*>e?i.iclu.ti.iK S|u.rtuii/ Tandea, llii*ti
Stepper?, Park OeddTere, Pi.oj Jump?, Hun
ter? aud Ueiitlt lun.i K.ia.latei h loi l'i ?. I
Entry Kor.us and ottie 1 pa*tlvulaTa Oddr?
.1. .1 K N K . \ I ? A ? I I -
Be? 1. tniy, \lHnii**tt?. > ?
?ntrie? clou.-July Id, lire? ?i.?"i In i>r<
Mr. Ira Bryant died very suddenly of
heart disease Monday at the home of
Mr James O Bryhim.in Stafford, uged
?bout -7 years A ? imner s Inquest
was held ami a verdict lemlered that
tbe deceased died from natural eau-es
Mr (Joop?-r Button dud _*_**4*day,
after a brief illness, at his home in
Spotsylvanla, near Mr. John Htvdon's,
aged 35 years. It-? leave? a wife and
two children. II?? was a brother of Mr
Washington Hurtmi, of tins city, und a
highly esteemed citizen.
Mr. James Edwards, who during the
war with Spain enlist?d in the Third
Virginia Kegunent, and ?m being mus?
tered out re-enl(steal ami went to (Juba,
died very suddenly at Falmou'h at an
early hour Wednesday m ?ruin?-, n^-ed
_o years. He was unmarried.
Mrs. Mary E Fife died at her home
In Ohsrlottesville Wednesday -Bornibg.
She was an aunt of Mrs. M. (' Willis,
of this city.
Mr. K bertS. Adams, of Starke,Fla ,
and Mua Anuie Laurie C'ee, of Wash
iugton, D.U., formerly of this city,
were married at the home of the bride's
mother Monday evening.
Mr. James H ('aliaban and Miss Ada
Teller, of this city, were married Tues?
day night at the home of the ottinialiug
minister. Hev. Deoatur Edwards.
Mr. Reuben S McUhee aud Miss Ada
Hart, of this city, were married on the
Dtaht of July 4th, at the home of the
officiating minister, Key. J. f. Stump,
Local and Current Comraect
Miss Maruii Uheeley has retur
from a visit to Lau? ister. l'a
h) of 81 its Female Non
Mr > i' i iv les returned from
ex mill . hing ton yesterd .y
Mr. Ws ?arna h is ret un
from ;? visit t > Bastero summei resoi
? ? Nati nal Bank
ano t ht i column.
Mi M irshsJl Braston, of the i
i: itiim i.is i isiting relati
i i ?rdt r United Amerl
M , guan?
M ,j ? K dross and Mr B
an, wi i" m 'be
K, i ,i r. Smith, ol the Dent
?i tti, h is tasen :i vi-it >r In
M.ij r r I M mis and wife i
_ui-t- nl ' lie ? I term ?nt " Il U
Mis- ! il ird,
? iends in Was
Misa i ? ?M is the gut
11 I M Ulli'1 t'ellilleto
\- I ?ml
g ? J M. ri-rrill, il i
am mg n d ?wn I
? h ai - lay
Mr .1 .1 s:. ?.bens, of Spotsylvani
was am -it ?t- .it 'i he Ft
Mr. Thomas B Andetson, who dit
at his In ne m N ri - .
i n t y.
A m \s b >s been establish)
at t'hewnn ? - ?-\ rnniacounty,wii
? ' ? s M. i rvuing as | tstmaster.
Bet .1 K tiilbert will pre i? h
N't \s 11 |? ? Uhoti h, m SI ifford , tl
J?n1 _ .? . il m tins month at
Beautiful ginithams, flgured pique
check muslin, d itted muslins aud wai
a- i. .N of ul) k i n.l< now being opened i
K. T i iker's
The F tirth |? i--e,i , quiet
In f. with the e\ ?eption of a tine di
wi rks aud the bl ?wing
, by the j
Mi-s .I nnie Birdaall who has bei
trian ii _ Mi-s Julia A Birdaall,
1er h m- in ? itera, Ne?
York, i ed by Mi-- Bessie I
Bii i- .
The S'n day Si'hool r nm in tbe bvt
meut of tbe 1 ? !hut< h i- beii
i by wains? atiii>? an
K it Mr. i: t! II. Hin is ,| >|n
the '.s i k
New lint ii -?in I m 1er
N Bi iit's
M ISl ?'. ... ... ?a ho tl,t
t.- ??M ?- . rel irneii to he
h in-? in i ' it. lue ii'ity , ;i i! )e
by M ? .m
Mis? K.aaa L'a
Mr an I Mrs J. Il H in?) t?t
! bj Mi W. \
B n1 : ? i Washing.) u
- .n ?apt I*
ii Brooke, ii ?untv
Mi? B.i! n? Washington, of "Sprlni
II : M i-- liar
.f Un (un .n I, who were tbeguest
IV. Ml-S I,Kill
si Brotupt .n, have rel nrned t
i 'us a? me ? f our |i tople. < in?
ii irty ? L'uesd ?y there, an itbei
rent \ ind .i th'nl on Thors
_ -?ifely und delighted
y -rr\ ioea at th*
Falmouth Baptist Ohurch Sunday, July
Ut h Frea? hing in the forenoon hy the
past a, Chi IJ ' \. p l?es in th?
afteri ? three, at whict
unie Dr .J s Dm will he present
Mr W ll Deshaz i on Tuesday sold
400 bushel- ol his Dfi p f wheat, raigec!
on "Farley Vale" farm, in Kinn
Bl ? s .-? r Mills fo?
il was the hand'
?omest wb< it ???? hM? seen this year.
Yon will find at 11 ill's Drag 8tow th?
m ist complete ass rtment of Mi'-k roon
rei|uisitea Hot water brttles, air pil
fountain and huit? syringes, rut?
bar bed pans, - ft rubier faca bottles,
Rtomiz-rs and all appliances needed
either by physician or patient.
Rowe and i irbes mad?' ?I. bushels ol
Wheat t.. the it' re on the meadow flats,
near the oity Oapt. Howe in nie OB
In- mead ?w .'. bushels to the acre. E_?
aleo made s00 bnshels on the Wootllawn
firm, in Stafford, aboot 14 bushels tc
Among th ?e licensed to marry in
Washington Wednesday were A K
M tews and Minnie K Br< < kman.
of Urauge; Horace A Minor and
Nannie B Walker, of King (Jeorge;
John \> b'reeman and Rosa Shuntan,
ol ?" ir ?line; W. W S?ay and l.uelleu
r i?\? ii of Spots?, Irania
Ai a mating of the b >ard of the
Itir. ? t-. f the Prince William Horse
man - n h?-l?l Monday, it was
decided to add four-in-hand i lach class.
Entries tl ? m this . la?s, July 14
llnis - am , 8|i)i dntment
10 pe? ?? ? ? \ irge premium will he
given in thi? lass The prospects are
Mr Charles W II .11, Jr , at ?.ne
t m. . p rat r at the ii , Y. ?V I' It K
dep t tier?, and for some tina?- |>>st day
np-rat .t it Aoca, mat Kiohmond.ooffl
tnitted -ni"id" Tuesday afternoon about
1 ?i ??'i 1 ?' k. by shn. t in? bimst I'
through the brain with a ?
work of remodeling tn?> Obris*
tuiu Char, li ?ni Main streol is in pro
(?ii'*.?, m .1 the l'i.r.1.? t-na is having
v.ry kindly tiered Mr. Bbelborne aud
Ins nongreatati.in the u??? .?f the Ohapel,
service?, beginning tomorrow mornios
at 11 o . ', i'k, will de h ?Id t le.e until
Hi- WOI K l? onn.pl te.I.
At the 1 ir.h to-m ?rrow
Dr J s Dm in the morning will
preach on "Patriotism a M dive for
Home Miaaloo Work " At night the
onion sen i will be ?it the B.ptisl
Ohnrch, and ti>?' paaU.r will preach on
"Abraham Viewing the Smoking
Ruins ? f 8 .1 in "
The f. II .wing Sp I-vlv.inians were
summoned t.. Alexandria ttii? week t.?
serre on the grand and i? tu Jarles of
th.? I ' S Oonil : S 0. HI ?yd.'S and
R (J Do .er, whit.,arid .lunes Robin*
boo and E M Brown, colored, on
gra d | trv ; Ospl W B. Warren on
Mies Loowlle Br?<>k.? gave an in?
form ?1 don. ? si Woodlej Ian, near
?Georgetown,O O . last Friday evening.
to open the summer sooson us well a?
in oomplinicnt t? Home visiting young
ladles ?of Morrland and Virginia, who
will ?be Mi?s Hm ike's guest?. Among
the gu??st? ut VVoo.ll.'v for the month of
July are Mr. and Mrs. A O.Murdaugh.
Mr. ?Ittea D. I'leasaiitf-, State agent of
the Agricultural Insurance Oompauy of
New York, K D (Joie, lo?'t?l agent, ar
lived here yesterday and settled the
lOSS on the p operty of Mr L L My
t m, binned in th.? fini 00 the Boulevard
a few days ago Ils ?iisaraL.e amount?
ed to ?1700, and Mr. L received a draft
for the amount.
For the Legislature.
Mr. R O, Monoure, of Caroline,will
be o candidate before the Democratic
couveutlou.of his county this foil for the
King George ?M
SMALL CROWE PRESENT FARM2R
El'SY COMPLETING HA?VE8T.
Pins wiie.it Crop Oirl Drowns- .it ?
He.i. n ifi sons Is Com t Pi
The smallest rrowd we ever ? t\\ al
King Ueorge cunt assembled there
Thursday Hie farmers are rarj busy
l'he tops of wheat are yielding tluely
Mr. .1 .1 Sale made 1,000 bushels He
realized -I bushels for one seeded Mr
iv yi.iii Barker, al lodes, m ule
oneseeded Mr .1 Omobnndrothresh
ed ,.io bushels from v res The
yield was i ; t.? i We ?lid not b
? i that yielded less than 12 for one
Lower down the Northern Neck the
yield is (?ie itei Mi K 1. Fierce,
neat Litwalton, m Lancaster, threshed
over 1,800 bushels from a t?? ? re field,
l'he n.ii and j-rt-s rops are very p ...i
t ' ?m is looking well,
l)r. T T Am ?i.i has the only i
we have seen m tin? County 11?- ship
p. d i.m boxes of a e u y variety Tbnrs
day. II?? said he would hare about ten
boxes . t ;i \ ? i ?, ' ie variety ' in" si me
peaches <?.?! ly m Angus) M
M i- m informed ns that around a cabin
\aland'' there were sot 'tul thai
wei ? _<t< d down ?* it la seedling peaches,
which are on y gocd f??r preserving
They were in a sheltered *| il ai ?I
?. th" eai v i> ?its l he ?
rop ia fail irly fi ail t- taping
l. and i.? H from f : i
The last year's I i d has been
i m ist .? -' l Mi Wl .run B
s. dl;:- las) week t ? I'.atit
bridge, M.i - per bosht
UREIi OIRI, I'l'iiw '
On July .Ird n colored gliI,
Muse, IVJ rears i. a oook for Mi
lie/'kiah Potts, near Urigaby, wem to
ed by Oapi Oh ?ley Bryant,
With a p at t y I I the Ith
liny arriv? i ; aftet sp ?nding
the day prepared t" return h une There
n ii v misnuderstanding asl ?the p.itnl
th?? bugeye was to -'art from, and the
girl and two men were left Tiny at
ted to rea. n ? in bugeye, which
hud stalled Ii m waul, in B small boat
In approaching the bugeye, which was
ti iw tir-t instes ij kng ;>. tngside,
and the b tat was
men rnshe 1 to the ir .-it and ingbl the
gunwale . f th? bugeye ai d were - ??? I
rbe negro man, who va ?s rowing the
en' thrown in the
l he man v? is -a\-' I and the gti :
di iwne I Hei b dj 1 is a i I.n rec ? si
ed It i- r aim? I tint th rt was? u
oes? mi the the o-* n< r
j ?? and w/iir mi- w ?t?? issue :
at - : ?v night n?-' uii-T ' Bry iur,
?r, and B'li lira]
who had i barge ol the Bugeye
Mr ? H
family : Mr
I. I. St. kes f ir i "? k-,
Mr W I. Bratl Jr mm fed w th
the Met? ? ? i w ish
ington, was it art li- i: i? I??.n
v i -1111 _ er, ( lent v? '. I
t r -.-a? ra days 11 ? r< irned t
Mesara A P I. ?we, Jr ',> I.. Brad
live were the ouly I oi _? rs
W E Asht ?n and .1 H B ?irr
i 1' Num.' treas?
"?state f Mrs M I, Ninde i mmlt
|?d T i shorifl t i i Iminiatration ; ll I>
Uarnett, B W ?ml s M
11 0, I'l-ilvit'- app nit" i
the peace f r i; i] . disti I
B. U. ty
T. H. Bevan al
fel my tried at Juue term
W.'W Brown allowed *.' M f r one
i-, of felony tried ?t June term
Last v.ill and t?stame ni of .1 ? ph
Thotnp* n proved ?and ordt rt
incy rhompson, his va id tw,
qualified as executrix of said will.
I)r F F Ninde gave a new b tnd si
v treasurer Id the sum of *\
United States Fidelity ami (Juaranty
i ' mpany ?f Baltim ire, M I.
T H Bevan, U 0 Tayloe and H
.'nil, who were appointed at
the ,iun<? term - i examine tbe con?
dition of the clerk s office, this
?lay made their report, which was
oonflrmed ?and ordi red t i be I
F F Ninde, 1* T, F Wolfe, and
John N Feed were appointed ?? immia?
?toners ' i view the 1 ?ati in "f tin? pub
lin road at Union Bwamp and r? p it to
m xt term oi ? ?urt.
Thooaas T. Arnold app tintad c innty
It was ordered that Allan Smith,
supervisor, do advertise ior bids t? >
ditch publit road from Armstrong's
oorner to Gutt.idge Swamp.
SheritT made his report In i inf rmity
to Ohspter I2S of Acts of Assembly of
if Dumber i f prisoners ?
in jail Witness attendanoe > .-rtifi?-?i.
'ihe following aooonnts Bgainst th?
Oommonwealtb were allowed
Leslie Balderson, $1.65; H II Hun.
ter. $9 2ft; H O. Porkins, il .'."i ; Dan?
iel MoDantel. |2 IT?: 8. M Welch,
|., W. B Marintiduke. $2 6fi; .1 B
Km?. fc4 Hi: John N. Bee I. || 50; W.
Page, M "'i
W. W. Brown qo I Bed as d? icitv
Fia-*" Raised sa Cur Pullic Building!
l iiited st -?tes II ig? wore on Thursday
roioed on the school hou?es und ? . lier pub
l'c bull?liiigsof the. ty The City Ooan*
??il at i m reqoeel .1 SI mewoll. ' ?
Junior Onl.-r United Ain?'r:. .11 M??
.humes, mude an uppr. prlotion f W
?scoring the flag* and the raising was
under the au-p;ces of the order, the
members of wnich paraded lbs princi?
pal stiot-t, and 15 .wenn,;'? Band
played patriotic airs At the ? -in. n
Mi'.ti of the flag raising the prcc salon
pr ?ce. il? I I ' the Bum t house, whi
tell .wing esetcioes wen? .- ?ado. fed
Prayer, Rot. J. P Btamp; address, by
ttapertntsndenl B. lJ. Willi?, of the
pub! ?? schools, on lieh.ilf of the Oity
tjonncil and Scho '?? Bo.rd; address,bj
Mr R, B. M.Oail-.v, sccopting the
fl igs on ?behalf of the order. Benedi.
tiin by Roe .1 P, Btamp Mi W II
Merchant presided Among those in
atiendan".' were Mayor R ?we,members
. I the City Council, other city 1 l!i lirai?,
members of th? Bchool B >*rd, Nor?
mil school teachers, and a large runibor
of our ?1 1 pie.h th 1 idles and gentlemen
A number nf repr?sentai 1 ves of the or?
der from a distance were siso present.
Mr. E. M. Eraxtcn Eecomes Their
Mr. A. S. Begot has severed his cou?
nt-, turn as ?? lunsel for the Newpwt
News and Oil Point K.tlway and
Elect rio Oompiny and Mr K M. Brax
tofl has been r.-i lined as the crimp iny's
counsel ?t Newport News. Tbs Doily
Press, of that city, in referring to Mr
Braxton, says: ??Heboobeen sesoolaled
with Mr. Segar in the previous e.ses
in which the compta? was involved,
developing a rare ability ami o marked
talent which commended him u the
officials of the cot], ?ration, ami gamed
for him a distinct and flittering recog?
nition both at home and out In the
Thanks to the Public.
Fredericksbnrg. Vo., July 7, 18J9.
I desire to thuuk every one who as?
sisted in protecting my ic-opnty during
the recent fire, and feel ?ure, but for
their heroic ond untiring work my
house would have been o total loss.
Mrs. A. H. Wooddy.
Notes Prom the G
-I. h !?? i o of 1 be I "?? i? .h ?
-Rowling H.h. \ o Julj ?
Mr? New I in. ot St .tun t. ?i. the r?tate
President of the W. U PI nlon, ?.?. i .
delive. a l>. tur?? at the Mi th k1I?i
church Wednesday night at S ..'< 1 .. k
to which the p ibllo i? oordially In. ite i
Mr? U O Roy, of Atlanta l??.pend
Ing a f.'W days in town, the gu.
Dr. O M Webb and family
Mr Many L-sftWloh, I Richnmnd,
?pent Sunday in town. Ihn gueol "I Ml
\. . ; r ?ghtll and family
There was a sint.Il tlsh fry i?t 0
pond on tin* lib, and s.iiii" of our . Hi
/.?us participated snd report s Bus day
Dr Oarnett Rylond, ..f the i Inlrei
sity of Maine, is spending a few days
? itli the family of Dr W I, Brooddus
en roots to ins horns in Ki ihm mil
Mr and Mr? T. B (?ill and Mr .1
II < ' ?IIins, left mi Mon lay f ;
Point, where they will remain for sev
eral dnj ?
Mr. W I'. Broadda?, of Richmond,
Spent th" ltd i?t hi? h ?un? here
Judge K i) M .noms ?p ?ni ! ??t s ?t
unlay In your city
Muater John D liutler, .1 Arkansas,
Util vd I.ere mi I'i'.lav and will ?pen I
several months with his grand pon uta,
Dr. und Mrs .i D Butler, ,?t Sparts
Mrs MeOordy, ..f Philadelphia, i?
th.? ??neat of her brother, Dr O S
We are glad to learn that itev K n
Rowe, of tin? s mtbern Seminary, has
Improved very mnoh m health since he
? n m M looaohasetts
Mr .1 D V DeJarnette.of R?ohm d i
spent Sunday with in? mother b
Miss Haste Ureebam, "f King and
.,? teen, i? ?(lending some fun?? with b. i
?I'ter, Mrs I. II Butler, of this place
Th.? f N Club held a delightful
in. .-ting on Km.luv night a' ?he home
of Mr 1' Dal Ooghill, and quite a large
number were onl
Mr it w Psatroes went .1. wn to
Honorer on )i?at Friday and retarnedon
Monday, hmng made tin-nip on bis
Mr Samuel ?Dew, son .if Jqdge John
i? Dew, of Newtown, ?pent Isol i oes
day in town.
lin? lodieoof Oolrorr Boptlil chnroh
will sell ne cream on neat M mday
looarl .lav i. th.? proeeedsof which will
go ?toward clearing the debt "ti their
new oh arch
Mr W H Hol.I.s ?in! wife and M ?
ter Ubarley Harrison, ..f Btltimoi
spending some tune with tic family of
Mr o i' Smool
Mt s W Broaddoa.wife and daugh*
nt In.- I ?v in F rede 11 kwbnrg
prettl. ?t ? ?"tin.m to re t r m ?i y
fear? \?. ?? gi ..-n ,u ihn ? ?????i ? H se
riiur?-day nighl by 'h.- j
men ? t tin? city in i
the ;i ? I ? w. i"
exquisite, and. t .gethei with the bean*
? '.?? w in.mi w ho purti'-ipati
lie t!l ?t W ?a f.?ll lot eli .Id
lie- grace and eaae of tin- doui er? ? -; ?
? ? who wer. visitors, w i? .?
?object of e - p>- lu? uno Ut I be < h r
m ?h \ ?a -d by Mr Edgar M Young
with Miso i.'i.vin hr ??*?/. of Ri htnond,
? gro efal si :
The dancing ?mm. ; : il i'cl. ? k
and wan k- pi up uiiti the
- - li id ?v morning, whan it ended
with ?li?? ' ? i. i Virginia Reel
The mu.ie was furnished by D
p. ind, of Waahingtoo
te dancing were Misses Baker,
f fu?), ittesril e, Helen Maty Pin ley,
ol l.\a?;l,u y S .tt, ofTesos -Mrs Prod
sri k Vonliartin, of lexas, Misses Dos
?.?.? , f New Urleani Lee, f Han vr,
\11--- a W | Iruns and r ims, of
\ Anderson, of
m-.nd .Garner, Warsaw , Tayl *.. I
amina, Bragg, of Richmond; Yaoghn,
Middlesex; Miaue? Lewis, of A. >ma
- U'Doiinell, of Newport News;
II iwison, of Hi bm ?nd , Jett, of King
ir.'.irg??; Brittinghom, of Accimoo;
Ball, of Northumberland; Monoui
Fairfax ;0 4Iawn,of i I ?r. tine;Bdm on a
i.? ??, if Stafford . Poll. ? k, < f Si ifford ,
Kate D ggett, Annis and Elsie Pick
Ion, Pnitlips, Miry Fitshngh, V rang
Bernard, Pannie Oartni. lioel, Mary
Shepherd, Olivia Beaney ?nd Oro.e
King. Messrs Harold Hayes, of Balti?
more ; M.-Oltti tt, of Rapid in .
Powers, of New York; Pollock,
. f Washing) >u, D 0. ; HoUiday
and Somerellle, of Rapidan, Va .
.lohn M and Fielding L Ureen, .lohn
Pollock, W. H and O H Hurkomp,
('has. 8. Bradley, William und ?hos
k. Minor B.tts, a B B .tt?..lr
William Bernard, II L Wallace, (Jeo
W and T L Shepherd. 0. B. Young.
William Warren, Dr. H 11 Johnston.
W D Be tt, .Jr., and others
The ch?penme?? were Mead ?nies, ( 1
W Shepherd, H H Johnston, U Lee
Stoffregen, W L It aney. V. 8. F
Doggett, W J Harrison, Brodle
Herndon, A B. Butts, Mattie Young
Others present Missen Harr toco, ol
Petereborg; Wbitely and Brown, of
OatOOOTtlle, Md.; Berkley, of Balti?
more ; Margaret and Judith Shepherd,
McOoncble, Of Fau';iii.'r; Mills, of
nth ; Rot. W. L Reooey, A.
B. Bottt, Brodle Herndon, Park Till
ford, N. Y , Hobt. B Kuh and John
Jones There were ulso present about fifty
lody tes. hers of the Normal S.-liool.
Ncrmal School Excursion.
President Henry Williams, of the
W-*ein? Line of steamers, hoi tendered
m ?he Business Men's As??, dation the
steamer B-ases foc an ex. nrsion to Hop
Yard 00 Monday eveumg, July loth,
for the belielit of the tcmhers of the
Normal Bobool. now in BSaSSion here
The steamer will Inave her wharf h??re
promptly tat 0 <> cloak, returning- abont
1(1 o'cl H'k Bow? ring's band has kind?
ly tendered their tteivn'es for tin- even?
A < -omlttee of 96 young gentlemen
and H. young lidies of the city will he
appointed to acoompauy the Normal
t.-.ii h'-rs. No other tick?ts wil I be is?
sued I? i tuse the capftcitv '?f the Ml
is nut over 800 p iseeagers.
The tJi'iniuittee of Arrancrments is:
i. h u le, 1 llirr-h W. B Bradley,
R W Stuariis, S (j Walltsoe, O W.
.lines,S I Btggntt, Jr., J. T. Inwery.
C:unsel to Prepare a Eecrcc.
The ease of the 1'ennsy lvania < '? in
pany for th?? Insurance ran live? ami
grauting annuities and (Janine l>
Wi lis vs. ?he Kappahanrioek Electric
Light aud Bower Udnpwiy was taken
ap In the Oorpor?tion Uourt yesterday
'lne c lutifel agreed tu bring m a decree
at the session of the court today The
suit is for the appointment of a re -iver
for the el'i'trin light pi tot be*?,
I most sincerely thank the ?tuny
friend- for their heroic efforts in doing
;ilt possibl-in their p >w?t at our re?
cent fire Al? f?at the kind sympathies
extended t?> our family during and
siuce that time
Most reaper! fui'y,
Thomas H. Harris,
S]i .tsylvania (". H , Va.
Thursday, while walking beside
tho team, driving a wagon loaded
with l.H?,U feat of green niue lum?
ber Mr. ?Swann'a feet slipped and he fell
and the wagon ran over mm lengthwise
crushing him so that wheu last heard
from no hop-? was entertaine?l of his
re?- ivery. Mr. Swann is engaged in
the saw mill business and the accident
occurred in _?]>'tsylvania, near ('nod
It is given out at Richmond that a
movement is to be made to put tho
ui-chiaery of the National Democratic
party in entirely new hands, with Sen
tator Martin, of Virginia, as chairman
of the national oommittee.
Tie k I
810 Main Street.
(Sebree's Old Btaud ).
A few prioea t.> boom business ?lur?
ing til?? ?lull seas.HI
M 10 it.'Ill _0
Pl tin ami Mixed Oandj la lb,
I.urge b ia l.'.
Lump Starch lo. lb.
Alabaster Staub, will Blneiug ami
Wai lo packs
' ' in Scan I
i n .'?? ii ixes Matches - d
i i iSo.)
Wooden Wash Boards So.
(Jlothea Fins lo d sen
Cobbler's Shoe Nails 8c but
ink Be bottle.
hiivcl ipes ?'.. pa. kage
Papei .! ami lo. ?'Hire
Arniiiui's Key Boap 1 !
Our Favorite Boap, 11 bars fur I5e
i ins an old w.?ll a-sasoned soap und
only limited quantity in stock and
cannot be sold again ai the prios
Spinal bargains In
Tinware, Dry (?.is, Notions, Etc
Country merchants will do well to
g??t our figures t?i the trade before buy
Don't forget the plane.
(Sebr.- 'a (?I<1 Stan?), )
FIGURE IT OUT.
:\ Peqqy Sqved
I*- q Peqqy -vfqde.
? ine hondr? d - n i great big
It \a m ? ng to
? if you va ill -??nd me your
l- in the (irooery Line
The beal grad - il
m ban ? - -. ;it prices thai are
The best brand- of
winch will please Lx th In quality and
Tus F:;,;;: ;::.;: lu Hj...;:.
at a low price.
Hanne 1 Vegetables,
? ' m nod M'-at-,
t ' tuned Fiah.
< ?anned Milk,
Silver I'liitn -,
litiumlry and Toilet Soaps.
All :it the- Lowest Possible
Price. Batisfactioo ^uar
anteed m your money
K? member, I sell i he? 1>h?,i ?it
Baled H?iy, Mill Feed, Corn.
W. L. BURRUSS.
Death of John Walter Hendley
Mr John Walter Hsndlsy died last
Monday night m Wasbingtou,D. O ,of a
stroke of ap ?pleiy.
Mi llendhy was an old resident of
Washing! m ?an?l well known in govern?
mental oircles Kir a great in any
years he was employed l?y the Agri?
cultural Departinenl aud thoXatinual
Mi- inn in making wax models of fig
Bros, fruits ami other objects. Mr.
Hendley was so proficient ill this art
that he aras regarded asbetng without
a peo**. HiS produ? tion were BO life?
like ami so inie i i nature thai It was
often Impossible t > ub-utify them at?
Mr n n ley tras born In H"?.tii?vill?\
Va., in l-(v'7, and was seventy two
years "f age When a very young in an
he elisted in the navy for tht? war wit h
Mexico, ami was on the tlagship Uhio
?luring the y?-irs of that contest This
ressel 01 in- ?i i he Paciflc, and when
Hundley's time was ont he was dis?
charge?- In the bay ?>f Ban Francis? a,in
1847, n few months before the first
gol?l discoveries, When gold was dis?
covered In? made his way to the mines,
anil in 1355 started home ovetland
With$110.000. He was very unfortu?
nate in the investment of his ni-mey,
however, and lo two years aft r his
return 1 ?t it all.
Hi sollated ni tho 0.tnfederate army
and in 186. after being discharged on
art mi.t uf ill health, made his way to
Washington and began t > mod**] wax
The App. lite ?if s G'lot?
is et.vied by nil poor ily-peptics whose
St mo h sad liver are out of ord?r
All su h shoald know that Dr. King's
New Life Pills, the wonderful Stomach
and Lires ltemetly gives a splendid ap?
peiite, s und digestion and a regular
bodily habit that insures perfect health
and gieat energy. Only Me at M M,
Defender, the vanquisher of Volkyrie
III m the race for the America's cup
in ls'i'i r.-d the newly built yacht
Oolunibi*. met Thursday In the first of
a series of trial contests to show which
is the belt r boot to meet Shamrock,
the ?Royal ?Ulster Yacht Olub's challen?
ger. Ine prize trial roces is a cup
costing (MO, given by the New York
Yacht C*l lb Oclumbla won, winning
by 1 minute 52 seconda. The ?tart was
mode from .he Sandy Hook lightship
Open and Top
Two Car Loads Just Receiv-ed
Chancellor <S Rawlings,
FARMERS SUPPLY STORE.
CORRECT SPRING STYLES
In Wool Dress Goods, Silks, Wash Goods, White Goods, Millinery Goods, Mens, Youth
and lioys Clothing, <_-c. The largest and mosl complete stock? iuMh goods to seles
11 mu f\.?r -..-.?n in iliis mark?* I Everything aew. No room in our , old -t y 1-s. Non
bin lim newesl ?iii'l mosl d?sirable productions allowed toenter. No advance in prices hers
Kvnrythiiig cheap?*! than ?ver. Over five hundred ladies attend our spring opening from
whom were heard liuudreds ol expression of admiration. No trouble to make a good seles>
ti?>n ir?,m this stock. Come, ? you can reach as, if not send as your orders.
T. N. BRENT.
Kur Real Hones) Values, we believe our Teas com n irsr a.npllshlng the above result than ? :??-r?-?i you
? i-.-A horn m b'rederickiburg < ?or aalt >g atol oar oustomers ar?- beooming better ami bettet passed
with the Tess we supply tbom with.
? i lunpnwder . -. 00 Ohoioest I . ? .... 80
-t Uunp 'a* lei ?<> Kinest .1 ipao
?t Gunpowder . 50 j Finest English Breakfasl 50
Fiii'-t 1'. un .-.i i Blai k) India
our Teas ar,. carefully seleoted, heavy-bodied, sweet dran I -yds
light the m in i es icttng t a-drinker.
" It pays to buy the best."
W. L. BRAN NAN
D?te & Uriel
?un n 113 on good
.?it rea ? able prices. A
full line of
\ AND Tor Bl <i
?RING W '.(JONS
ANDSURRIBS on band.
Give them a call.
IWi give you a nit months' guarani
from the manul . ?very refriger* i
| atot ? i up. Don't buy until yon |
? lines, atanniaoturer's Agenta
ice Cream Freezers,
REMEMBER, wo have the NEWEST DESIGNS OF MAT?
TING that have ever been shown in Fredericksburg, and at LOW
918 MAIN BTBBRT, FBBDBBIC-.8BU1-G, VA
W. A. BELL & BR0.
THEY ARE CHEAPER NOW.
We have nol as large a stock of Summer Lawns, Organdies and 1*. K., and thin fabrica as
ire bad a month ago, i>ut \w have a choice lot, and have
Reduced Prices to Make a Clean Sweep.
shirts Waists from 25c. up. * rash Skirts from 29c. up. Our Millinery Department is com?
plete in its Mid-?nmmer specialties, and solicit a call und suit? tve can supply you with yonr
Dress Goods and Millinery at din lowest prices at
924 MAIN STREET. ?H IHoil O.
A Numher of Hootsi Surr.ed.
An alarm WOS sounded a* '.' o'olook
Wedii.'?.I ?y ttftern n, .- ?ii'i'd by a small
shed nu fhi. premises of Mr. Nymol So
.?rey, in th- low.r [..it ..f the city,
ootcbing on fit" The flomea were ooon
subdued and but little damage done
At I o'clock the ?ame afternoon an
other ?iarm was s anded, < ? ? ?i -?-? i by a
tire breekiog out m the home of Mr.
?Sernord Brady, ?t the Westend ? I
fer row, ci th- B ill'vml, near where
Bpotswood street inierseots that thor?
ough!'?re a str ing wind was Mowing
and me tire barned rapidly, toon rom?
mi in ?ting With the other nearby
buildiiiL's, and b-aiii'-s the Brady home,
IW i V . i ? ri 111 h< II?"? und two occupied,
root.lively by Mr (Jeo Hicks ond Mr,
H A Smith, all belonging t?. Mr. O,
D I -ter, one owned and owapied 1>r
Mr. I, I, I, I, toll oil III.? I'. -ill?>V:tr.l.all I
one on Sp tow.i street belonging to
Emily Buokner, colored, wem totally
destroyed, and it was by the most he?
roic effort, that the homes of Mr Jas.
(I ?odrn ?t, o?pt .1 p. Wooddy, Mr B
i ; .1 nee, Re* D i ?fur l-M-raids and
others wen? sated. So threoteniog was
the i n'l" k at one time that it wa?
feared all the property on t;" Boole*
raid woold be oonaamed, ami .t i?*ie
giniu whs seal to Iti'hm ml for osoiot?
?nee, bat the wind shifted, the tiro was
foriunafely gotten under control and
th?- '.der for Iti Inn.uni aid was .?uni
During the progress of the fin? M ->-rs.
Win. Wild, Thomas Jones, John Dye,
11 I. James, I 0. Nin.le and Str phen
it ("ill the latter here on a visit from
Baltimore, were oewoosae by the ex
?fite heat. While helping to save th?
Seventh Diy Adventista tent, whiot
was located at the ?-. an?, of the fire, ont
of the p.,les fell on Mr. Joseph HosklSO,
hurting him considerably, bur not 8(
-:.?rteu-ly as was a? first thought.
Mod of the furniture was removed
from the burning buildings, but wai
badly broken up, and some of it burned
after lining removed. The total loss is
about $.1,001), on which there la insur?
ance to the amount of $'?? 500. The
Brady and Foster property are inscr.'d
with Messrs A B. Botts c% 0>. and
the other pn p?rty in companies repre?
sented by Mr E. D Ool?
Fire was disoivered Thursday even?
ing in the bnok house in the back yard
of the property on Charlotte street occu?
pied by Mr. Samufl Fitzhugh aud fom*
By and owned by Miss Emma P. Johu
?tou of Washington. The flre depart?
ment soon had the flamea uuder con?
trol, before any damage woo done to
the odjoining property.
The U. S. Court at Alexandria.
In the fj, S. court, Judge Edmond
Waddill presiding, indictments v.
ported by the grand July on Wed..
as f. 11..ws :
J B Parkins, charged with opening
a regietered letter and taking there?
fi im s penelon check amounting to
fl8 ; Bydoey ?Lee Poster,ool .1 .1, charged
with robbing s mail pouch and de?
stroying its contents; James E Waters
und Fratitf Wiiliims, both rxdoted,
charged with burglarizing the
oillco at Wheat land, Londona .*.>unry,
Va.; OoroliiIS Brown, charged with
perjury; Thomas ?Sa .??y, obarged w.tii
making fol e retaras for postal can*
Th.? casi- of .1 B P'itkins was tried
tin l a verdie! ..f goilty rendered The
youth and respectobllty ?f lbs pi
i wore i.-.?-? 1 tt. nnotingc instder
1 ?fon-, and sentence was suspended,
th-? court tikuu under adviaemeni the
ptoposel for perm i It log Patkins u eu
li?t in the Philippine army.
Ou ?the recommendation of District
A'torney Allen, a ii' lie presse was en
tere.lin the osee of W H Rrawaer.wbo
wasohar?...! with Violation of the n-v
en 110 1 iw
H- Fooled the Scrgeoon.
All .l'>'-t<>rs t ?Id Renlek Hsnatltoo, oi
Wi'st J-i?-r?on, o, aftersnff?aring in
m? nthd fr.iui lOrt.il l?'i?tul_, lin vs-mlcl
?lie unie*'? a costly operation was per
fHUed: bot h* <?ur?-<| himself with tive
boxei o? Bucklen's Arnica Salve, tba
surest file cure <>n Earth, an?! flie hest
Suive m the World. 16 osntsebox.
Sold liy M M I,ewis, Dru^'ist.
Spotsylvanla Court Proceedings.
Iuvenrory and appraisement and ?No
ac? ountant sales personal estate John
A. ?lsop, rkcsoosd, entered reootrded
Executor's ace.?ant estate W T John
son confirmed and ordered lee irded.
Qualification J B Jerrell, siiperln
tendent p >or. certified.
M. B (/"leman .|aalifi?-.l as guardian
T. 8 dictum, infant, ,v ?
A. W Massny qaaliltsd as county
F. S Saupe v? J L Powell, admin?
istrator W. 0. Htrnughan, dsoooyed,
Road from Mine road 11 Shady Grove
r ad made a public rond
Deed for ?jelttsqnetst land ordered
made to J H B trues
J. C. Jenning?, sppiinted and quoll
fled justice of peace.
Order granting defendant to with?
draw card from papers In Blaydes vs.
Wlglesworth. Oopy same r?tained.
Motion J. L Powell In Orismond vs.
Un K?ith Allan Crump has been
?.-runted a divorce from her hus
FtKiil? 11 Crump, by Jaitloe
Oole, m the District of Colurabis, on
and "f i rndty. The petitioner
is the danghtet of Uen. E<Var Allan,
U. S. Attorney for the Eastern district
< f tins Stute. The defendant is also a
Vir?-inian, and was for a long time
d? pnty auditor of the Southern Rail?
The parn?s were married in Rloh
nond m N rember, 1886, and lived to
getbsr, mosl of the time in Washing
ton, D 0 , tul M.ay :'l, 1898, when, on
? t of her husband's cruel treat?
ment, ai Mrs Crump declared, she was
oompelled lo leave him and return to
live with her parents.
Fur Over Fifty Ysara
Mrs Window's Soothing Byrup baa
been used for over fifty years by mil?
lion? of mothers for their children
while teethuii-, with perfect suoceBS. It
soothes the child, softens the gums,
tvllayi all pains, cures wind eolio, and
Is the best r. jiedy for Diarrhoea. It
will relieve the poor little sufferer Im?
mediately. Sold by DruggUts in every
ISirt of th. world. Twenty-five cents
a bottle. Be sure and ask for 'Mrs.
Wlnsl"**-'? Soothing Syrup. "
Wheat, '?o ta 19 ; corn, 4)' to -to, meal 90
?. m pet 100 pounds; oats, 87 to 80;
fowls (live), 6 to ?% ; spring chickens,
lo to II cts. per lb. ; lard, 7
to H ; eggs, 10 to 11 ote. ; butter
15 t.. 10; hnms, !> to 10, Irish
potatoes, 50 to ?SO ; b-eef, 3 to 8?? ; veal
4 to 4'.. ; Pork. 4 to 4', ; hides
(green),? to 7 ?hide? (dry'St-o 10 .hides
(green) salt?'.!. I I
Wool?Unwashed. I!? to 20 ;woshed,
The Orain Markst.
T.ie grain markets closed yesterday
as follows :
Chicago?Wheat, July?.?; Sept. 74;
Oorn. July .tt1,, ; Moy oats, ?4.
New York?Southern wheat, 78 to
HO; Southern corn, 40 to 41.
Baltimore - Southern wheat. 70 to 75}
Southern coin, 40 to 41.
Richmond?Wheat, 70 to 75; oorn,
43 to 48.
Alexandrla~Whe?t, 05 to 70; ?atorro.
40 to 41.