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Marvin Grove (
eating TopU D
(Oofietpondence ?1 I
Laaeaater, Va \
? 'What delightln ?
pression from tbe li]
party who Ml the w
that i heir gl td aal
realize?! lor the :
at Marvin (iron
faces beaineil, and h >w pn
freight borne aw ij
couple standing on lb
Uur parents hai
times both aged an :
for these meetings with
dued looks, ei rj
ing an eiprt Mi
emu import ; bal n >w
go oil m the jubilai
aoteri/.es the tro
There is not mu h
apint in our :
aelves with the '
mounted opon a
our forafathi n
Truly we <
vorablo cooditl ?oa, ! al at
pier ur wlaec th m
used to shout ao loud
Rev. Vouug basi
pearance, and many
to Marvin ?rove fi
aermon from Rc-v. W
ed a number who Hal
ister show th ?aghl
aaid, and the i
ty are justly pr
tbe county of his birth
have beeu beguiling the
long, hot, sultry days In I
very p-ruiiar nove! r\
mere," tbeauthor of which ab
wielded her strong p a
this book would not -
tion it produced wh ?
launched up in the lib r
tendency, in the gain
romance, whi' h seeks I
prop which ha
ing soul, is m -'
be condemned byev> -
ful man and woni.wi
"It made the
my back a* I read it,
one, and the weather w .
?o neetl a few
from a devoted young '
now lives in Looiaville Ky
fore me. Written '
when his soul bad
the terrible binding ;
seems, Mrs. Humphrey
have iniii< ted upon bi r
to the tenor of hi- It ttei
the divinity of
upon H i m M li?
ter whose heurt w i- '
compassion for His i
felt that I aeede I dii
in seeking the Path r I ha
Son. " How read R
one of TOO dear y oog |
ia much in it a thong tl
refute with impunity I
ter reading it thoroughly
mental energies by a
tion o? thai work by i ?r
Deems '-ailed "The Light
tiona," and note the
"What is he who i to
as to prodat ?
Those summering In
very mach inti ?
ao many portraits
Speaking of pi
an artist w hai ?
She is a North, rn lad]
brimful of S ?athern i
homie. It is u decided treat I
her, and to lock apon hi r artii
roundings. Sh" baa obtaii
ture a perfeol riew ol
another of Downing'i Mil u ;
lovely marine vi ?
among her own paint.:
chromos, one of win
let's mater-pice : "The Ring i
?ngelus." The peasants in thi
ture have drop;. ?4 tbi
suentsof husbandry ami at
the broad, fertile Bold
bands, in attitud? of devotioi
our Lancaster rastii - dei ril it tbns .
'?He has just popped the question, lit
only look how sheepish b tb i !
Tbis criti' ism is aim >et as ?arrl
as one to which we Uateaed
years ago in the Corcoran Art (
We were standing beforo Carl Bn
famous "Beeoh Forest of Kentucky,"
When a harsh voice behind u~
out: "Why that pictare aia't outhin;
just a lot o' trees an' miry livm
tur; not even a dorg. My son Tom
could beat that drawiu' all h
We are glad The Free Lance publish
ed the speech Dr. Dnnaway
at onr unveiling. It is saved
We are sorry to learn of the ill
Mrs. Willie Chilton, of Kilnurn* t-k ;
abe is the daughter of Mr. Joe Uralle,
of that village, and has typhoid
Her near neighbor, Mrs. Wm. Ficklin,
has lately died from the same dii
Both of these are young, and Lut a
abort while married.
Your scribe's illegible scrawl a
The Free Lance to omit the laat name
of Mr. Ueo. O. Chewuing in our last
letter. He is the son of our prominent
citizen, Mr. John Sharp" Ohewning,
and his success as a student prompted
da to disclose it, for we Ion t
age the young, when they so richly de?
Thieves are again bu?y in our mi 1st,
and many complain of depred i
apon corn-houses and baa n
A tew adventurous spirits in >h
tion bare gone to the Philippines,viz :
Mesara. Paul Palmer, Charlie Carter,
Alvah Harding. Cl?aner.
Dr. Oady'a Condition Powders are
juat what a horse needs when in bad
condition. Tonlo, blood purifier and
vermifuge. They are not food but
medicine and the best in use to put a
horse in prime condition. Price 25
eattta per package. Vor sale by M. M.
Kor rate?, niai, f?
Bpaoe apply to !.. B
;hBt. N. W.
WA8HTNUTON, 'J. (..
FRANK 8. GANNON, 3rd Vice Pr
J. M. O?LP, W. A. TURK,
Traffic Manager, Gai'i Pesst-ugex Agent,
? ? lisposed ot'our stock of
:: tIn- fall an enlire stock of
New Cloaks and Capes.
The Celebrated Red Seal,
' il-; made that is stricl ly up t<> date
le, tit. and finish.
iJ. T. Lowery & Co.
?0(1 II.I . !l'l i it
lia?l. 'I'n , i -.
pri? r . Ti., I.a o. -
pt iu two in tai
' ? ? ' :?- liolil, .i;e i an
. ? h'it
111 ?U I '?itl"ll ,'it .:.?.. ;i I'.-tli-r .11 .
I -? to? k ba i?. ' ti n
- ?Oil i
)RY GOODS OR NOTIONS
E, T. BAKER
KRKDKRICKSHl KG, VA.
f*RS. D. E. SMITH & CO.,
hoes For Warm Weather
S ? rap Sandals, : ! I
r ?Strap Sandals at 90 cts.
ip Sandals, turned solos, $1.25.
Kid Strap Sandals, hand-turned
.LE & TIMBERLAKZ,
? '1 p. Market Enl : -
ave Got Them at Last.
- ? ? it i worth <
My si ?old N
and I ??
VVissner, ? *u? street.
HUNDREDS OF STOVES
To select from.
Mam ? and iv t pri? ? -
,i pi e-? s fri m ?1 to | in M v ?l
reputation m i are 1 >w< r than ? \?r l'y rtallj
I'lnmbinp, a sp? i ialtj
203 Commerce St.
( ?? Ihingle?
IM of ?vsry
D to rt
? LUvt l:Ko \,r:,r- '?,|",""
N Itu-bes l.ir ?I
? ire and r>
'? (, rs.
? I. I'M MRRGORDON
' Alabiand. v?
HENRY DANNEHL. P?0,0
?erloan plan, steam, uas
rtable Rooms. Iiountitul
S It and RHTAII. LIQI UK
?'<ii/ o? r>?? ??
Highest cash price paid for country
GEORGE W. WPOrt ,V
BUILDER AND CONTRACTO?
'?mitrar! for er.- i - ?
:Ihv ?mi snperlnU n?l lii * ? ? ?
in town 01
?y bs ass raasonsbla
A. MASCi\ C.AhMR.
Contractor and Builder,
-.. Anne ?t.. (Jpposita Tyler'i Ponodrj
??*?" UuarantcwBSlI ?ora in Sis line to
In a n?t ?-,?.? nanitei ?t rock
Attention Harvesters !
M ?.CHINE OIL and FIA PAPER
Magrath & Ohesley. s
Mas Moved His Tonsorial Parlor
M r. ?'hurles i.awson has moved blsTonsorls
Parlor from upper Commerce street to th
y occupied iiy fte Tree Lena.
win-re be I?prepared todo h?i ?"ri, -
shaving. Hair Cutting, Shampooing and H? t
lg In the ine-it artistic manner. II
ibop iH large and corns irscoo
even In tbis moat oppressive weather. Neal
Hid the latest Style "1 work w,
ol the chief features of this establishment
mi a DS --
''HA RIB1? !.. WHI'M
DON'T FORGET THAT
>v lien you want an easy Bbave,
Al good ?9 8 H?rt?er cvi r .
Just eali on me ut my Sa
At morn and eve or busy noon,
I oombsnd dress the hair w Ith era? ?
To nuit the oountenance
My roiira is nest, my towels olean,
.-M-lssors sharp ?n<l r?iore keen
And all that art and skill can do
If you will call I'll do for you.
Il.iori put In order at short notice.
W ?I ''-VKO
I will pay the highost oa<-h market
I price for wheat dellrered at my -t ire,
m ili]i t anil at steamboat wharf.
Ti. Z?, BISCOE,
Commerce St ,
| MERCHANT TAILOR
AM) DKALKK IN
lient*' Furnishing Good?
My Mtock Is now complete in every depart
me it, consisting of the latent style* anil liest
fsbrtas from Kreuch. Ktiglish, Scotch snd
AiiiPric.au niantiffictures, selecteil with tie
^reMte??t rar? with the ?i?w to supply the
wbiiu ami taste of every customer. Kvery
Bottom Prices and Satisfaction
Also fall line of dents Kumishlng flood?
?iirh as Dress Blurts. Nieht Hhirta. Drawers,
Collars, (iuffs, Gloves, Suspemlers, Hcarf?.
Ties, Bilk and Linen Handkerchiefs, Hair
Hone, Scarf Pins, Cnff and Collar Muttons,
Watch Chains ami Charms, Bilk. Alps??? ?>d
(.ingham Umbrellas, A?.
b_s_t Call and examina ?rar ?toe?
My friend, I u ! i the i
i mi i ?i" bai i, ni lin Itivei : iw,
Where bl tn? t'." Waltawhile H wer
'A hi !?? I hi
M Iles m thi \ illey i I W hatMheuse
In t;, ? lido,
I h it ' Ireilfeeling is nal Ivn there.
It - the h in- of th.- reek loss II n
V\ h? rt
II si uni ? al tin h tt m II. izj hi
Vntl'vi* nlilj Ul hand ami
Down th ? : .pi
: | I
lia sti i
An.I - pi ? -- li it
x ' ? .
Vml . I declare
I he |.-t . I it- . t ,\ i .
: i- barn d
I : v ' 11 in,
\ i -eut m, l al mils "ii
My fi tow n
It y a w mid I
And live up i i it ?? i
W. I ' Hi
ten, bed on I
I t ?
the list during tl
fl ' ' i .Inti"
- ?nt i
-i ii- in t
> ' it this
r. in>; a bal Uli ?? t i be
fri m t.. lata ? h tho f >rtl
? I I'.n-i m ( ! riii ? i .tier II
?- ' l " I >-? -d A summary
i I the
. ?. ? t y bas
!?? .il kl Dg in
the m- their wid
n. An enorm u
am m ' I .l.uf
ng been ai I
.-i .n list '?
diminish, owning b? tl
i - their wid iwi and the f tel
; i- ing !
. . .
? ; n list will pi tl ?bly
prove th.it he i- n tl
iho fri '
rd ol In- t'fl the p isl
n-. il ye ir will i :!?? tn illy di
.\ r ? by - tldiers
i the w m \s ?th Sp mi ?? .tl
'j ho m.1.1 un v of tli" nl lim I i
?:- f..r -? rvii o in the war with
Sp mi hav.- i i ti. nly
having i . -
.? Ih' p i-t \ o
,-. ?nul ihoro woro all ?wi .1
m - f..r in?
ri i-. - ..Huer the general law :l ?
?\ hit h ' - ro crante I, and I ilm?
for in croa l June ',.
wen tiled t.. th.- inn,! ? ?
t whi< h i iW wore granted. This
shows that there wore Gled d?nn? th"
past llaeal year olaims f.i the t il il
.mo tint ol ill.- .. ai.d that certificates
i r penal oa ami increases wi re Issued
tn th" iintnhi r ;
Durini: the past fisca \- tr
l?onsionera died, Thore were dropped
n irriago, Bge of chil
dren, failure to claim and other causes,
8,841. making a b t il "f IU Im! names
dropped from the r Is
IT.RRI'.TIVO OUT I'K I
There h "no Item in th" rec ?rd ol
tin- bureau tint h significant, and sag
the r"a<"ti for M much ailvr-e
criticism against Commissioner i
Tin? is the Item of 76 pension attor
toys, who have been disqnallfi d dur
inu' th" past fiscal year These are the
men who have ?tirrr-rl up all the trouble
against the Commissioner, ami who
have been able, through (?rand Army
p ?ts.to -? 'ur" retolotioni denunciatory
"f the (". mrniaai iner'i administration.
Of the number of attorneys dlsquali
lied, 69 were disbarred, 10 laspeadi 1. !
dropped ami the admission of one re?
voked. The records of the bureau ihow
that up to July 1, 1899, there bave bien
1,163 pension atl rneys disbarred This
gives some idea of the extent to whiofa
nnsornpolooi people practice penaion
On? of the sailors who served on the
cutter McOollough in the battle of
.Manila Bay, and who received De i I
the bronae medali voted by Congress
tOthOM who wer" in that fight, was on
shore leave In Baltimore recently when
a stranger appproached him and asked
the deooration. The land-man
finally i il"red the ?ail * |100 for bis
Dewey medal,and suddenly found him
-"If stret'hed out on the pavement A
p lloeman who arrived in tune t i pi"k I
u|i the would be purchaser refus.
arrest the sailor '
The Hev. W. B Costley, of Stock
bridge, Ga., while attend ing to his
litoral dutioH at Kllenwood, that state,
was attacked by cholera morbus. He
says: "By chance I happened to pet
hold of a bottle of Chamberlain's Colic,
Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy, and I
think it was the moans of savin* my
life. It relieved BBS al oneo " Kor sale
by M M. !>>wis, Drogist.
farmci vife i nevei
fi is .1 ?ell woman
?'im.nix priilc: : ? hurt.
1 ,/? ?r-\
? i i
A. B. Bolts & Co.
FIRE UPE anil 1CCIDBIT3 IKSUR
miner " Btl
It? pre?? nt- sixteen
H itei low as I
Iy adjusted and paid.
I I. i.:'.. I. i.M 1 'i.M.i Hi.
.?f tiii- e, utitrv ?' tl
v million dollars L w
S. WILLIS HOWARD,
?VNCR AND I 1)1,1 101 ION M.I M
' K AKKAN'.I M RS 1. ' ?
UA1.IIM0..K, r'KKDKi.H K8MJBOAND
".aTI'AMAN.noi K RIVBH K"l TB.
I \ Will
? .- . i -, i n
lj Bl I K p. m., fol
11 - ri ver
. hurg ?i I
? i , ... ij an !
I - p. tu-,
i ?.| all n li.tr- . - t.. ."?
... mi I 'i, ii r- ; ein-.
i p m.. I ii h iday.for
k und Mi i '
' i m. "
N'iKI'Ol.k ?HOI I I
: : !. '- K .11 I .'
received for outgoing ?lesmer?
?tt r i p i?- . on tailing ?lav?.
eeived foi all stations on To
ii - Ml t K. It.
1'iHUVAi EtiVRB um TR
?? h, ? b ami n
M loi Alexaiiili
ol llu .1-1,1
- .ti. stn ? t n liarl
'M'. M., i n. - luv. Tbin-lii)
anil Min,Is rut Li-. iiariltiiH n on
| >?ll H|
' \ M.. K in? i . ,ii l ? DP M . Ml ? ' - al '. I'.
V ? '...i-..!,'? h! .. p m and liai mi'i ut 7 l'. M.,
ly. Wt diiesda) and Kridny, an
i i lin loi low oik n.
? '.t received dally at pier ?, Lishl
Str. , i.
ut liai) f
ATRPHINSONa BRU., Airents,
ut '.s ashlnjfton, I?. i
K RY t MSii'iuN, Agent,
nt Norfolk, Va
w. p. SCOTT. Agent,
?f Kr.'Ierl'-kHliiiiv, V?.
1.000 TONS SUMAC
loh Higheel ('a-di l'riri
.lohn Q Mtirkamp Co
Fr which Hiphest ('a-di Price will hfl
S. H. BEALL,
ha\ In? tioiurhi out the entire Hardware
Stock ?t Joan A. Stone, will continue the
nt the OLD STAND. ..ti COMMRBCI ST.. and
Is now iHynuf ui a lull NKW STOCK (?K
Q( "lr ,ii the HHr.hvart- Line which he will
s Ht tas
Lowest Cash Prices,
*W (?o and see him before you hur.
1899 ! Seven Top.
Turnip | Flal Red Top.
Seeds. | Amber Globe,
[and other varieties,
Ft- ifa and direet from Landredth.
Johnston & Pearson
M. d. WILLIS, President j A.l'. KOWK.Jh
flee l'resi.lttit: U.K. CRJSMObTD, Hec
rstarfi K. I). ei U.K. Treasurer.
?*?- gabsorlbsrs wanted.
H r. OniSMOMD,
Confectioner and Baker,
iO,tll 11 Street, Kreilerickslitirir, Va.
Qltre me a call when you want
Cl ?N K Kl TU iNS, ICI OBBA MANU l'ASTIt Y
nr.lfrs ilway : :pci"\ <? prompt attention
With Pli . tnks
buying public ot my high
apprei ?atlon ol ti ippurt th? >? have given me ' I luve the hire
moal complete lie my fa .-.- |n Kred? rl k-hurg.
Th? y are bought ai K ; ,, -,,., v m ... .,,.,
11 ; I'.i-ter, Hazard <fc
Dnponl I'"'a i ;.. ir, rj?g'erett.
1 -mi all - ul It i-? ;i higher k'rwiu and' bet
. iy I
th in h i- evi r been i ??' I. '? |N< ?MI?' \ I. 1 '< >
S? J. MARSHALL
LOWEST PRICES FOR CASH.
Wi.t . icles in town. Kyes ei?in
A. L OF?WE.NSON( Jeweler & Optician,
?Oil MAIN M'l.i PKKDRKICK8BUKO, VA
ECKENKODE, PERRY & CO.
THE BIG STORE!
i ml i'loil HING, BHOE8, Il VI S, I h.v- , -
I i KM !?? you boy.
?aaa???? i em m ?mi ? m I ???????? ?J ? ??? ??a??aaa?^?i^M??aaa??BM?HaM?m?M??MWMBj??M?aBBa?aaaaa??aaa?BaWB ? I ? i ? ibbSI
THERE ARE SHOES AND SHOES
thai we oroKiviuS
hiiI val?en in I it ?or aim tnaellSbi.es that w?sei ?Jut
SHOES, SLIPPERS AND OXFORDS
v. ? ? Try a pair
2_^_J_J. F. BROWN.
SHOES AND HATS !
L//1 DO TIA/IETC2 iplodsls
n M r\Ls I //t/VE-O? ii.a.i
- -? '
W a L i, a c i : & Com pan y,
FREDERICK SBURG, VA.
Money Savers, Here They Are.
Pim >i< i-, tl
.-.. li'.W |.,| >
' '. : ' indsls sl
OUK CLOTHING LINE
? '. ei offered ar?
truly mum-) isri it. Nu late y
BOSTON VARIETY STORE.
70 Hiliions in the Clothing Trust.
, up and rob
1 . 111s
i'l ' lAL?Wi ? I |r? We win I ?
i. im ins- business, Lut ai tbs
t.. t.. i y 1 e in hroaea wer
411 -.n St.
- III. IU..1I. V
M\kklS & l() *M(,*>MMKKCE bT? Next to !.. W. Mills. 1'iiman's Old
NEW YORK BARGAIN HOUSE.
A Midsummer Niihfs Dream
of exquisite music you
will think it. ?a when you
hear the sympathetic
t??nos and melodious ca
dencea of the new
we have just received.
Particularly soothing and enchanting would its
harmonies be as they floated through your rooms
or mixed in harmony with the breath of fragrant
blossoms on your piazza or lawn. Call and see the
Bample we have, and let us quote you prices.
Adams' Book Store.
P VD.I'obwi" rTltaraM A K'.Nnot.rB How.bd
Conway, Gordon & Garnett
OOMMKRCE BTRUtT, PRBDIWOKSBURt), VA.
Hun1? open* 9 A.M. i Hark closes f I'M Collortionf made on all point
'?-" " JOHN M. GRIFFIN,
5taple and Fancy Groceries,
Fine Liquors, Tobacco and Ciears.
A"i'i.? v l'i ''ihn We also have m ?took A IB?
1'orter. .-t.no ii. 'ii i
V>e have just opened the lardent and
finest line o? OXFORD TIES we have
shown. They were made to order for
us by the best factory and we can rec
commend them highly for fit and wear.
They are made on "Bull Dog," and in
Opera" and 'Common Sense" toe D
and E. lasts.
SMITH & COGHILL,
mi B. ?Street WndatioUbmn, Va.
SMITH & COGHILL
?he Excelsior Roller Mills
GILT EDGE FAMILY. HIGH GRADE FAMILY
X X X X XX HIGH GRADE EXTRA.
I am now prepared to five especial attention to exchange work, both wheat
and corn, and will give ?food results of ri?>nr ami feed, meal and husks Please
send clean grain and ?Irv. Klour B to SI punid? pat l>u?hel wheat, meal 47
pounds per bushel e.irn.
C. H. PtTT.T. PROPRIETOR,