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TUESDAY.SEPTEMBER 12, 1899
THE FREE LANCE published trl-weehly
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?harted tor ai advertliing matter.
All eommunloatloni of every character
Weather forecast for Fred
ericksbuTQ and vicinity.
Fair ami Warmer Tuesday.
Fresfi Northeast Winds
At Philadelphia last week, the (i.
A R. encampment defeated a proposi?
tion for the return of the Confederate
Gov. Powers, of Maine, has issued
the speoial writ of election for the suc?
cessor of Thomas B. Reed as Represen?
tative of the First Congressional Dis?
trict. The election will be held tbe
first Monday in November.
The Norfolk Virginian-Pilot is very
outspoken iu its denunciation of
Senator Martin and his co workers for
taking the elect ie? of his successor
nway from the people where it belongs,
and giving it into the hands of the
court houie cliques and managers where
ft does not of right belong. Our
Norfolk contemporary says :
This entire campaign, so far as Mr.
Martin'sQfriends are concerned, has
been conduoted without regard to the
people, and, in fact, in absolute dis?
dain and contempt of tbe p -polar will.
so for as gtviog them a chance to OS
Seas it, is ooncerned, either for Mr.
artin or Mr. Tyler.
And our irate contemporary down by
the sounding sea draws the following
sod augury from this perversion of the
Mr. Martin's election then, may be
more for reaching than it is now con?
templated. The ghost of disfranchised
suffrage may rise up to be revenged ;
tbe voioe of tbe rank and file, like a
mod bull, may be heard in the State;
the people may torn against the
leaders in their indignation at being
outraged by the men they trusted, for
tt Is better to have no party at all than
one officered by men with nothing bot
personal ends to accomplish.
The Danville Register referring to
the group presented by The Free Lance,
on the 5th inst , of "the five gentlemen
to-day most prominent in Democratic
politics in Virginia," Jno. W. Daniel,
T. S. Martin. J. Hoge Tyler, Wm A.
Jones, and S. S. P. Patteson, says that
tbe question of superior prominence is
mere matter of opinion. Not so. While
the title to the greater prominence on
tbe ground of superior merit and sbili
tieemay be "mere matter of opinion,"
yet the question of such prominence is
of mbatantive definite fact, one way or
the other, and is not matter of opinion.
Of course it may tie that The Free
Lance does not correctly read the signs
of tbe times, and that there are others
more prominent than the five gentle?
man named by this paper. It Is likely,
however, that the concensus of publio
opinion wonld confirm the judgment
of The Free Lance,
As touching ?tie remarks of onr Dan?
ville oontemporary th-t "Mr. Panes m
may be a man of eminent qualifications
for exalted and responsible positions,
but he has not yet been subjected to
the test of service and long service at
that, " The Free Lance would like to
ask what public service long or short,
or public position high or low, had
Mr. Thomas S. Martin performed or
filled when he was elected to the "ex?
alted and responsible position" of
| United States Senator, six years ago?
And yet that gentleman hr.s no more
ardent adherent and advocate than our
esteemed dweller upon the Dan.
?'Where," aski the Register, "does
The Free Lance classify Mr. Swanson,
the Fifth district's able representative
1 In Congress?" The answer is easy.
The Free Lance classifies Mr. Swanson
as a phenominally fluent speaker
on the hustings and in the legis?
lative ball ; but as by no means a pro?
found thinker, or a statesman in any
sense of the word. Several of his publish?
ed speeches in Congress, on questions
where there was doubt as to the pre?
dominant public sentiment, are so be
Inmbered with verbiage and equivocal
declamation, that the reader is In dan?
ger of beoomlng cross-eyed in determin?
ing tbe position of the speaker. We
suspect that he prides himself on his
ability to make the langnage of
bis speeches exemphy the defini?
tion of Tallyr?nd. / Bpl Swan
?OU is undoubtedly a bright,
iqaiok, clever fellow who doesn't allow
-?any false modesty to stand in the way
,ai bis politl?n! aspirations. He is Mar
tin's right bower In the pending coo
test, and the saying goes that, in re?
turn for this,the Martin managers have
him slated for the next Governor of
There is a movement on foot, s
seem? likely to,be e?arried luto hu
ful execution, to commemorate tin
of February uext a? ? Marshall I
that being the centennial recurrer
the day on whie-h the great Chief
tice first assumed the ermine
movement is a commendable on
John Marshall, in respect to fore
intellect, purity of oharacter ami
nent public services, was one ol
very foremost men our country hai
dnced. He certainly was more in!
tial thau any one mau, and pro
more thau all of his oontempoi
combined, in giving that luminoni
struction to the untried federal ct
tution which set the? machinery in
e-essful operation, aud imput?e) to
government the complexion of na
ulity and centralization which it
ever since exhibite'd The contei
tloa eif the chaiacteT e?f Mar-hull
be an incentive to virtue, patrii
and simplicity, and the study of
supreme pnvers as a constitutional
pounder will be a most useful lessi
the young; and will, Indeed, glvi
many, very many, of the old an ini
which they do uot nov.
interesting early era In cur htotory
republic when there were formed
two schools of oonatitntional const
tion which have survived to the ?
Several of the recent references ti
great jurist which we have m an In
public press show such want of cot
information touching hi? life and
ciil career as would seem to make
eibservance of a "Marshall Day"
ticularly appropriate from an edi
tional standpoint. Only a day or
since so prominent a paper as the
lanta Journal ascribed to Preoit
Washington the app nntmont of S
shall as Jhief Jostle; while about
weeks ago one of the so-called syndii
Washington letters that went the rou
of the press contained remiuisoei
(imaginary, no doubt, i of an aged
fioer of the Supreme Court, in wh
these two expressions oe^ur: "'
good that mankind received throi
his elevation to the bench, first ai
Circuit Judge in Virginia and latei
Chief Justice of the United Stat?s. '
* ? "Judge Marshall was well ?
middle life when appointed Chief J
tice by President Jefferson. " T
erudite syndicate letter found its v
into so well-informed a paper as
Lynchburg News, in its issue of Joly
Now, the fact is that when Marsr
was appointed Chief Justice Washn
ton had been dead a year, a month a
seventeen days, and it was yet a mot
and four days before Jefferson's fi
inauguration. He was appointed
John Adams in the expiring weeks
his administration, on the labt day
January, 1801, You will often see,
the way, the statement made that Mi
shall's was one of the memoral
"midnight appointments." That
1 not so. The Adams administration ai
the federal party had at the last m
ment hurried through Congress an a
creating additional United States Di
trict and Circuit Courts, and as late
'J o'clock on the night vt the ord
March some of the nominations to the
new judgeships were sent in by Adun
to the Senate for confirmation. The
received the designation of the ' 'mil
night appointments." A few hou
after these belated nominations tt
irate old gentleman gathered up h
"belongings" and shook the dust of tr
White House from his feet. He le
the city of Washington by sunrise tie:
morning, resolved upon not seeing Je
ferson adjust his D?mocratie- corporo
ity in the presidential chair.
Marshall was Adams' Secretary e
State when appointed Chief Justice
and it must always Feem an inconsisi
ency in a man of his elevated charae
ter that he yielded to the request c
Adams to retain the place of Secretar
of State while performing the functioc
of Chief Justice; for, without relit
quishing the portfolio of State, he pre;
sided over the Supreme Court from th
4th to the 9th of February.
The readers of The Free Lance wil
remember that the publication in thi
paper of a report that went the round
that the grave of Marshall was un
marked and in disgraceful neglect,call
ed forth a letter from Judge Beverle;
R. Wellford, of Richmond, statiug tha
this report was without foundation
and that Marshall was buried in Shocko
Graveyard by the side of his wife, am
that there was over hii grave a well
preserved marble tomb-stone, simila
to the one he himself had placed above
tbe grave of Mb wife. This unostenta
tious but deoent care of his grave is it
harmony with tbe simplicity and mod
esty of the great man, and there is
perhaps, no occasion to deiire that anj
pr?tentions monument should be erect
ed to his memory. Such monument
should be the gratitude and veneration
in whioh his virtues and public service!
are enshrined in the hearts of hii ooun
trymen. This is the tribute that will
be promoted by the observance of "Mar?
shall Day" on the 4th of February
Arrangements for the reception of
Admiral Dewey are nearing completion
in New York. Seven miles of vessels
and thirty thousand men will partici?
pate in the two parades.
A dispatch from Gibraltar quotes Ad?
miral Dewey as saying that he does not
expect to go to sea servioe again except
I in the erent of war, and that he will
probably retire under tbe regulations.
Nothing so astonishing, so incom
hensible to the Amerioan mind hai
ciiri--.1 lu the present generation as
tragedy, or rather melodrama, no\
the closing scene at Rennes Prob
before these lines reach the eye ol
renier the . urtaiu will have fallei
the tierce and ast 'uudiug drama.
days ago the indie-ations were
there would be unanimous, tuougl
luctant, acquittal of Dreyfus from
total break-down of all the mach
tione and con-piracies to establish
guilt. But now all is changed and
impression prevails that he will
convicted by the unanimous voie
the court, notwithstanding the? o
whelming weight ol evidence in fi
of his innocence. To looker? on at
distame it seems as if the excitable
passiouate French people were in
tin oes of some horrid nightiii
N. thing at all approaching
could p issibly happen in K
land or in America, or, in fact
any civilized country except Frai
If an attentive reaeler e>f tho proe-e
lags of the court, from the first he
were asked by another to explain w
the huge, volcanic hubbub is all alu
lie would not find it an easy task to
ravel the riddle. It will not surpi
the student of French history to see
portentous incident plunge l-'ranco i
one of the bloody revolution? that pi
odioal'y betide that unhappy i>eo]
Indeed, they seem to be already in
opening stage of such a revolution
political and social upheaval of the
life nation. When the day of
; ierres, the Dantotis, ami
M ?.ruts, the day of the guillotines
the B.estile,arrives the multitudes fr
other lands thet are wont to thre
Paris, will keep aloof from the sang
nary and repulsive scenes and sig
that will usurp tbe gaities of that lu
liant capitel Of course the immfi
preparations for the International I
htbition will be abandoued, and I
1250,000,000, on which the Parisie
?re counting to be expanded by visit'
will be disbursed elsewhere, snd an
more tranquil scenes.
The foregoing was written before t
reception of tbe telegraphic annoum
ment of the decision of the oourt whi
by a vote of ."- to I pronounced tbe c
fendant guilty. This is an infamoui
unjust verdict, and there can be b
little doubt that serions popular dlitt
bances will follow, and that France
threatened with a political npheav
that will be attended with violent ai
For sacerdotal cleanlinen in pollti
commend us to General Simon Boliv
Buckner, who diiappeared from publ
view three years ago, when the India
apolis nominee went down, ai it w
thought, in eternal oblivion. But n
so. Up rises from the tomb the shae
of Simon Bolivar to declare that tl
purificatiou of lb'.ee;, was by uo meat
a sufficient disinfectant. The Genen
says he not only cannot vote for Goe
bel, the regular Democratic noniinc
for Governor of Kentuohy, but that h
cannot bring his tender ooniciem
down to voting for Brown, the nomi
nee of the political purists in thecom
monwealth of the good old bourbo
whiskey. Even Brown is not pur
enough for General Bolivar. To nie
metaphor familiar ti the Kentuckians
he must be put in a vat and "recti
fled" before he is "Simon pure-(th
dull reader will note the play o
"Simon"). Well, on the next dee
General Bolivar will have to go out o
the Unit'-d States, ami find in sonn
Utopia, beyond the confines of the ye
explored we?rld, some Plato's Republi
where things are all in a state of idea
?terfection ; a fair and beauteous fairy
land across whose bosom the trail ol
the serpent cannot b<i seen. The sub
limated politics, the etherial ethics, o
G?ner?! Simon Bolivar Buckner e-ai
never pi ?y an active put in the praetica
affairs of this closing era of the nin
teenth century, where the yardstick
and tne multiplication table, and the
dollar and cent, are the factot* in the
social and political problem Good-bye
Simon Bolivar. You are too gooel for the
evil times on which you were cast bj
the chaste and austere star that pr?sid?e
over your birth. You cannot keep u*.
with the rattle of this restless, rush
Within two week Thomas R. Roddy,
of Chicago, will become the Ohlef ol
the Winnebago Indians at Black River
Falls, Wis. Roddy is an American ol
Irish descent, but will assume the
title of White Buffalo, and become the
ruler of the remnant of what was once
one of the greatest tribes of red men in
America. His predecessor,Chief Blsck
Hiwk, a full-blooded Winnebsgo, died
lost week, and the councilors and med?
icine men at once ?elected this Chicago
Irishman to succeed him. For years
he has been their agent, transacting
for them their business at Washing?
' 'In spite of Bryan's denial of any
purpose or willingness to make the
money question a matter of secondary
or even tertiary importance, there can
certainly be little doubt, after reading
the platform? adopted In Iowa and
elsewhere, and editorial column? of
representative free-silver journals, that
there is a well-defined and fully un?
derstood purpose to do this, " the Gal
veston News (Dem. ) says. "The ex?
pression in favor of this ohsnge is so
general and emphatic that there can be
no doubt that tbe alleged understand?
ing has been already passed round. "
The ipeeeh, or rather a synopsis
it, made by Senator Tillmon, of 8fl
Cari hua, 'Fanner l'illiii.in" us
call? himself, pebllshed elsewhi
will no doubt be read by every fam
It is well worth the tune it t ik>-- t'
OTIS' PURPOSE IN SUPPRESS!
To Save AiiiiilniHti ation
Melville? K St me, general mana
of the Associated Presa, has r&etvi
letter from Kotiert M Oollins. cor
donelent of tin? Associated Preas
Manila detailing the situation in
Philippines which oaused the publl
tlon eif the famous "roond-robii
signed by the newspaper correspo
ents showing how liny were ??? o?.?.-'I
to suppress facts und tend only 11
matters as General ? "us was willing
In this letter, dated July 30. Mr t
lins p unts out that tin? corresponde
submitted to the mi il rigorous ?ni
ship under protest for u long tune, i
' 'Hut when ( iell I rtll inn- dl
with the frank admission thai it ?
not Intended so much to prevent
newspapers from giving Informal
ami assistance? to tin? enemy i the legl
mute funetiou' und. according to i
view, the? only legitimate one, of a< ?
sorship), but to keep the knowledge
? ? militions hen- from the public al bou
and when the censor had rejieatei
told us in ruling out plain itatemei
of umlisputfil facts, ?My Instructl
ate? to U-t nothing go thai can huit t
administration,' ws com luded that pi
test ?a a? jrstlfinble. "
II K.I.I ? HAI K bV OTIS.
In June, Mr. Collins -ay-, he pi
pared it, i m-, native review t < the ?
feet that (?Very one WM convinced t
war could not i?- ended during t
rainy season and for some lime thei
after unless heavy reinforcements w?
sent. The censor di lui? d to ;
statement, and the correspondent we
to i reneral I itil
" When 1 went to M ?? him ,
Collins, "he repeated the same ol
about the Insurrection going to p ?
and hinted so portentously u!> mt hi
ing wonderful things op I
I almos' believed him, Tbe other mi
had practically the sann? experii
"So, after waiting it m inth for tl
(.General's predii tioni ? ise.l
decided to send the il ttemenl we In
framed without (hanging it
conditions had not changed
"The views wer?? the views of Liv
ton, MacArthur, Funiton, Wheat >n -
al., and wo muid i. uosd
preiudice against the administr?t im
The attempt to hold the newspspe n I
the throat was so unusual that anusn
action seamed to be justified and di
manded. As a ?utter of form U
the message to th.- censor II
ment was practically the tarns that 1
had made on my message He did ni
question the accuracy of the l t?te m i
of conditions,but said, 'Tin- i
sort of matter the is it
tended to snppre?e. '
THREATBKID with i tBTIAl
"He, of c lurse, t .ok it to 4 ?til
iu turn, sent the messenger with a re
einest to Davis, of th? New Y"rk Bm
to go and see him, doubtless thinktn
that as he had treated the Bun as hi
organ, and its correspond? its bein
under obligations to him for
favors, he could work them to give u
the plan Thompson said he though
Oollins and McCutcheon should g
A oommittee was chosen Davis, Mi
Catcheon, Bass and I.
"When we were ushered Into (>'i*
room he said, with -nine ans.
" ?Gentlemen, you have served an Bi
traordinary paper upon me. V a ,i
ouse me of falsehood This rj ?n-titute
a conspiracy against the government
will have you tried by a g??neral court
martial and let you choose the j
"We knew fr mi experience will
threats to -put vmi ofl the Island' tha
there was nothing to be frightene
about, and also knew that all offl er
who would l>e on a court-martial Wonli
know we told the ttnth. Three bom
of exceedingly plain talk foil owed
M1TII.ATIOV (IF riLIPIXl
"We reminded him that tin
of looting in soldiers' letters house bm
been little, if any, exaggerated Davl
and Bass told him they had persouall]
seen our soldiers bayemeting the wound
ed.and I remineld him that theouttloj
eiff of the ears of two American soldier
at Dasmarinas has been nn-rely retalia
tlon for similar mutilatious of ele-ar
Filipinos by the Americans.
" We told him that we had refrainei]
from sending these things and other
of similar nature because we did noi
wish to make sensations "
It was pointed out to Gen. eitis thai
while he had reported a pe-rcentuge ol
seven and a half ill. the surgeons agreee;
that twenty per cent, were ill, and It
some regiments not more than ten p?i
oent. were fit for duty. In reply the
General declared the hospitals weie
full of well men, who were shirking
and should be turned out.
?'Recently," Mr. Collins write?, ? ]
filed what I thought a most inoffem-ive
statement, that the business men who
had appeared before the commission
had advocated the retention of the ex?
isting silver system if ourrene-y.
"The censor said :?'I ought not to
let that go. That would be a lift for
Bryan. My instructions are to shut
off everything that could hurt McKin
ley's administration. That is free
WANTED .SCHURMAN "ROASTKD"
"The only time Gen. Otii has given
us any freedom was during his row
with Soharman over the peace negotia?
tions, when, by insinuation and those
attempted diplomatic methods which
publio men seem to think newspaper
men do not see through he was en
oouraging us to ' roast ' Se-hurman and
take his aide.
"The eeoret of the whole trouble
here is that the government has left a
small man to deal with the mo?t deli?
cate problem?, requiring broad statos
manihip. Every one argeei that Otii
is honeit, and that counts for much in
a position affording such cbaocei
for diihonesty, but every one agrees
also with most remarkable unanimity
that he has bungled affairs from the
Lawtcn Declares the Tims Has Co
fir Diplomacy asi for Mutual
The Rev. I', tii Mae ',' i n , now
the Philippines, h is wi ktten few
OungregatioDslisI an interesting revi
of the ft ligiOUS situation m the i-l m
un? i i tins review be q
Lawton a- declaring that *'whal
want is to stop this .1 . orse ,| war,' i
that it ii time foi diplomacy md i
tual understand inga
From General Otis lbs Ret
Macaneen obtained an Interflow,
win. h the ( ieneral ? ml
? As tur a- tin- present itate of rell
ous progress among the natives is ,
cerned, tin- peoples h tve g lined m
from the work of pii? -is ano
is usually lupposed There are mi
i among the friars, I heve
doubt. They hold l md t day, mach
wh i ii has lern ac l'un d contrary
tin? deer? e of tin- Council of Trent ?
the ruli- of the Cat bol iO t 'luir Ii
Spain, The? holy orders own half
real ? state in Man 111 mid n?-.irly nil
!>roperty in th.- r?gi m of Largona
? 'They d i m i all m the Filipl
i over the i u lib
lois causes no end of frli tIon Tl
? l c ?mplcte c mtrol of edoc iti<
It ii not - - bad an educational iyit
as it might be They want the
ichu 'Is re-established, and ? delegati
h waiting foi m ? just m w la regard
tl - '.. Il, I mils! look OUl 1
"In regard to the establishment
Trot? staot mtisioni in th'-s.? Island
?rill ii its ? bard an l itony gronn
1 In- Filipinos an? all earii?--i Cat h iln
and any att? mpl al i i g Ihc
wi nil stir iiji ill? ii ange r sgainsl
i, whom th "f tr
Ing t ? take sway tln-ir religion i
ir h! erty 1 thii ;. In time I'r
; i - in w ill be go. d for inch
them as care to worship that way. b
t- things an? Dow it w aid ui
ap their iiniiii >sity."
Mr. Mu 'J'lct-h bad a talk with tl
Ar ih bishop "f M mil a, who - ii 1
Sp hii'- v\ rk m tin- i- .
"There was mire d ma h< re than En
1 md and Amerloa believed
every Tegel child csa r?-a-l and ?am?'
We have a great desire to tee ever
; m the Philippine ? due tted. si
? result, the i
h -gr.er be re than m (?pain.
? I i ? tmerle mi
(lunes here l h ? tolersti >n of y i
?. pi ? i- rery gratifying i - me A
?hall . 1.1_" i her,
; i d uht "
Mr Mae ?,? teen h id a ng Intervle
v?, it h i ?-ii irai I. iwl m, n ?
I I of so
r than (ndi
"Taking everything Into oonsidsri
ti in," said Iton. Lawton, "tbe let
f?cilitlei they have, the many .in?
. they are s rery Ingenii uj on
lo rocs And, taking Into oe c wo
the diSOdvantOg . eve to Dgfc
ag.un-i i:, aims, equipment, and mili
. ? illery, ihoi
of ammunition, powder Infer? r, shell
reloaded antil they are defective, in
f> m or in every particular of equipmen
and inppl i the braveal met
?? l he Fill p?o military b;
n.it ire, They ore rather domes!
- and habits, pe ice I ring and in
Nile-tenths of ? ... pe ip]
of the it-lands will sttoogly favor peace
even at the . xpenie of - me i I
? ilhi s ,uil h
?1 believe th it with o liber i
ernment, such as the United Stal
ih, they wl
thrifty, hippy people. I belief
;* was a great miifortune that w
OOt al ' git ? them a oh i
rnmenl bef re b ?till
ties opened. Tin? only thing M
to fear is Iront ambttl >us youths, wh
want t i obl ein ooutrol for finan ils
reasons, that th?-y nny practica wha
pantsh hat ? t lugbl them
"Among tne Filipinos there an
m vny cultured people who woul 1 orna
m-ut society anywhere In the world
lidie-s who have studied and travelled
men who !. : ed COS tlon and i
fine drain. Take them u i i 1 es -, there
M m my of them r"ad and write a
th l inhabit mts in iinny p1 i
America Aa for their treachery, yoi
Would not have to come - ' I ir as tin
t i lind that. There is plenty of it it
N*.>rth America All nations uri
treacherous mue or i??ss. Borna met
and not! ms have treachery trained oa
of tbi in more than others
" .Vim we w tal le tos? >p ? ii- ac iurs?
Sd war. It is tun?! for dtp] >U100y,tlms
for mutual anderstaadlng These neu
are indomitable At Bacooc Bridge
they waited till the Amerioan brought
tl.eir cannon to within thirty-five
yards of their trenches Su ?h men
h ive the right to be beard. All tiny
want is a little ju?ti
''I established a civil government at
Ii -linage, with the government entirely
in tl.e hanels eif the natives. It Work?
ed to perfection. All these peopll
tifed for self-government is the pro?
tection of OUr troops till affairs have
quieted, and then they will, I have no
doubt, advance as rapidly as the Jap?
anese, perhaps more rapidly. I am
very well iinpres?eel With th.? Filipi?
IN'TF.I.I.Ii.ENT ANIi PROGRESSIVE.
In giving his own opinions, the Re v.
Mr. Macaneen saya:?
"I believe the masses in the Philip?
pines are more intelligent and progres?
sive that we thought they were, and I
assure you that .while I have great hope
of Protestant missions here in the fu?
ture, yet I think, as General Otis <Uw,
that they will have hard,stony ground.
??I do hope that the whole Protestant
(.'horch in America will aid them, in?
stead of starting rival sects and com?
peting mission?, which will only tend
to emphasize the unhappy differences
that exist among sectarians and which
would certainly lead to ooniplicatioai
among the natives.
"The heathen in bis bliudnesscannot
possibly understand why there should
be ?o many different kinds of Frotett
ant-e, and a series of theological discus?
sion would certainly not conduce to
his forsaking his idols "
The pain of a burn or scald is almost
instantly relieved by applying Cham?
berlain's Pain Balm. It also heals the
injured parts more quickly than any
other treatment, and without the burn
is very severe, does not leave a soar.
Fr sale by M. M. Lewis, druggist
Spanish War Veterans Elect Presid?
McKinley and William J. Bryan M
Washing! > i, s.?jit \t Presid?
Willi m Me Kinley and Willi mi
Bryan ware ten,red today i>y the m
?ion i f tip misil v
Vetereni o I Bryan w.i
'ic ?ni ? r . t the (loin.?-il .if Adtoiniit
linn, and President Mi Kinley v
'be in-? honorary m mber
the a-**t < i iti h Both were all c
unaniiii mily e i ie of Mr, Brj si
associates on tbe Oonm il hoard ve
be ( ton I lenry A Aaline, who o
mended the Ohio National (Jaurdsn
In the recent rr ti al ( llevel md I
Commander In-chief ii General .1
Keifer, form ? Ij Bp iker of the II ?
of Be |i.??-. ut,.i ivei ' ' mgre ?
ham Aitor Chanler, of \?-w York,
.1- i an i tii.er, holding the rank
Paymaster General, and Father .11
r Ohidwick, the fimnui Chaplain
the M mo-, is Chaplain <;> nersl (Je
Keifer was ele cted Oe mmandei
i Ihief ove r <. v Roosevelt
An Inte resting feature of lbs c wvi
? i in w i? tbe ? lee tl n of Ltenteni
M imili m H blant, of Loaiiisna,
lOCll ti I ird II.? [i u color
in in Oe ! James It Tilintan,
Booth Carolina, i nephew of Benal
1 iiim m, who nominate d Bryan to t
Counoil li ii : m md< d the color
ofticei 's m mination to the sume ?,
tion. Another Southern man, Capts
F Florida also sec mded if, u
h th i (llcers eulogized tbe negro s ii
< ?.o? ..f tin? Roosevelt '? K >xx\
Hull-is Ment A < i ( lirurd, w
? -i chief ordin mes ? 11 i er All
i ij lurnruenl ths detogafi visit
I're'siilent M Kinley, and were intr
I to ?urn bj i >"n l\- if? i
Anti-Expansionisti :f Meodville, Pi
: the Enlistment ?fSeldisn X
Pittsbarg, r*s . Benl B Lient Mur]
of the i S. Army Recruiting Btstti
here, returned to-day from Meadvill
Pa . disgusted with tin? Meadvilleant
Kxpansionista, who caused him to clo
the sub-recruiting station th??r?- at
. ,v with nit a sing:.? reerui
ih?? it iti ?ii was opened Aug 29 i
charge of Private Baldwin, and in tv
dsys seventeen applicants hod been ??
mained and Uve ace pte l Mr. Mu
i>hy went up yesterday t i iweai tl
th?* men la None sppeared and Bal
win went out and brought them lo tl
They refused t . i ,ke t ie nstl
?'My friends hare b?en talking to n
ind telling me that Americans ougl
b ire an)thing to d i with tl
var ov.-r there in the Philippine
l'h'-y t id me that thete f-1] iws "ogl
I ? have a chonos to be th?-ir own b team
? tat fins country is n ?f givingtbei
a ?-'in ire de it In lighting them. All t1
folki lure feel tint way end it will g
bard with us fall -.vs if we go into th
army t i go ovar t i tbe Pbilipplnei
A 1 t of my friends fell me if 1 go th
people h-re wont have anything ni n
to do with me, and I guess I wont go
The other recruits bore tin- m |
in this itatement. Meadrille Is the sei
of Allegheny University, a Method ii
Institution, and of a Unitarian colleg
Wed by New Engl?nders.
told Standard, Says Lord Cur::n, Wil
3-ivc Stability t: India's
At a session of the India Counoil loi
week the Viceroy, Baron Curson 0
? orred In the ?-tatemen
of Mr Oliot m Dawkina, the Boanois
member, who, m introducing the Cur
? bill, said that !?? th?? aboeooe0
tbe mint proclamation from Bnglaai
it had been decided to make gold th
tender immediately, in the a
Ion that no ether measure woub
[odia from disastrous em?urim
m ml and fresh tuxition.
riimks to tin? tsgooity and commoi
?f the oommlttee, said the Vice
r iy, th-ability of the chairman, th
strength of the case for the gold st in !
ard and the remarkable o ?ueonsns o
opinion, the end of a Merc? dispute hoe
been reached For twenty years th<
polioy of th?? government had been ti
defend India from fresh taxation, th
Inevitable oonaeqaenoa of the declin
in the value of the rupee The Odoptioi
of a gold standard Would enable Indii
la embark in llscuosloa with foreigl
Powers and epter the Held on equa
ternis. Sinoi gold began to enter, las
year, several millions bad arrived i
fixeel value must lend stability am
? >nii i?'ii o? to foreign tritele He die
not indulge m chimerical dreams of tin
future or pretend to open an Asiath
Klondike He (irmly believed and hopee
tin? pr?sent action would invest tin
liniiiiciai horoscope of India with the
Security which it had hitherto Inked,
and which it was the duty of the gov
eminent to utilize in tho interests oi
the Indian people.
Popular Expression Against the Ver?
dict in tho Dreyfus Case.
Oepl Alfred Dreyfus was found
guilty of treason by the court-martial
at Retines, France, on Saturday, and
was eentenoed to io y< its' imprison?
The judges found that there were
"extenuating e'ircurastauces "
Up to Sunday there had been no
outbreak either at Bonnes or Paris as a
result of the verdict
Dreyfus bears the sh ok with forti?
tude. He expects to be released Ootc?
ber 15 next, five years from the dare of
his former condemnation. The prisoner
believes that a French law providing
that a period of deportation c innts for
d mble the time of ordinary imprison?
ment applies in his case. There is
much doubt as to this
The prisoner has already signed ap?
plication for repeal of the sentence,
which will be presented without de
There is also a report current that
Dreyfus will be pardoned.
Should Dreyfus serve another term of
Imprisonment, he will probably be
seut to Forte Corte, in Corsica.
The press of almost the whole world
condemns the Dreyfus verdict.
The Filipinos have recently attacked
a number of small American posts, but
ii every case have been driven away.
A new judiciary system has been put
in operation In Porto Ktco.
The Cuban National League and the
Cuban National party have offered to
Gualberto Gomez and Maixlmo Gomez
the joint presidency. The offer has
been declined by Gualberto Gomen,
who says he wishes to keep hi? inde?
1899. THE FAIR.*
will be held at FBEDEBICK B KG. VA .
SEPT. 26th, 27th, 28th, 1899.
The it '? Prngrai is i ill) es ?elle nt The Sue re, and
the rao s will be exciting.
The Sports md Diversioni will '? th< m I loi ?resting for years, sud all the
departments will be full
Lei everybody | thing on exhibition and c une to the Fair
DAL.I.C01T ii."iCi:iV?IQ2T t-adi duv with Parachute Long
8. J. QUINN, Secretary,
F r PBKMII M LIST, whi' h contains all Information about the Fair
The new m in igement Is grateful for the < < : patronage of the? post ?- -
-i hi The institution i- now on a permanent bin-is.
Primary, Preparatory, College. :
Music, Ail, Elocution, Physical Culture, Commercial;
HOME FOR BOYS, HOME FOR GIRLS.
Tor High Scholarship, Thorough It aching, Efficient Discipline
we ohalli nge compari*on with any Institution In Virginia
lot our i'.\' ?' gue, itive.tr.-1'?- our cl mus, and -ei.., i. . U1,| daugh
te m N. il ?i -us SKIM I-..M BEB I i Addre
jel7tsepli FBEDBBICK8BI IM, VIRGIN! \
instinctively comes to mind when you n^ed any?
thing Choice and Stylish in the
AT THE LOWEST PRICES.
Of course, first, last and all the time it is
J. T. Lowery &Co.
Cheapest House in Virginia.
The Sick at Manila.
Manila, Sept ?"?. (via Hongkong,
S pt, 9 i-The osnsoi has refused to
all IW the following dispatch, the ac?
curacy of which is aaqueetioned,
?"The 8nrgeons'rep arts in regard to
the condition ef ('"iienl liaoArtbar'i
division show that 36 per oent of the
offl lers and .' i ?per oent of the en
men are si k ThU Inclndee the sick
in quarters an 1 th se sent home
Eleven tJ-^r o al f I I men
liek la m ? suffering fr >m
dyoonterj and mil mil feven
Pairfes and Prinoe William eonnttea,
Va , bave agreed to build a bridge over
Bull Run, and the contract has been
awarded to a K mnoke firm.
Mrs. Phoebe He irsl has gi rea :
000 for the ?rection of new uuildiuuaat
the Uoirerslty of Oslifornii The plans
for tin? buildings have been .".?
and the work veil soon t.. gin.
to die several times, )d I ? m spare J
tu tell how I was ?ved," write
A. A. Stowe, 217 N. 4th St.,
Jose, CaL "I had heart
trouble so severe thai I was pro?
nounced 'gone1 two difl rent I
The valves of my hearl
work properly, and circi '
so sluggish that thesli
produced fainting. 'There is no
hope' said my pi ! ! dtxiejed
to try Dr. Miles' Heart Cure and the
result I consider miraculous. 1 am
satisfied it saved my life,"
k sold by all I
fini bottie bernent? or moue* buk.
Hook on heart and Oeerves lernt fr< a,
Dr. Mile? Medical Company, Elkhart. Ind.
3 MERRY EIGHTS 3
THURSDAY, SEPT, 14th
THE [COL Of THE SOUTH,
WIV80MI i.i ? ri.i;
IUPPOH ri'.D BT
ThlirS^?V f ^?,* ?!'0"*c'*-,n9 Comedy.
Night, (THE OTHER GIRL.
OHANGE OF BILL NIGHTLY.
20th Century Price?, 10, M snd :i0cti.
Matinees Prldsy snd Saturday 10
- on *iV at Lewi?' Dro-r Store.
riMOTHY W'U OTHER
Baker's <(Jhemn.ii Obtnpany of Can?
ton) Standard Fertilizer?, Bone Meal,
South Oar Una Bone, &c. For sale by
M A? i RATH A OHESLKY.
.\ part i I ha\ inv' ClalBI ilwilinM till' estate
"I W'.J. M.i til). ? I. o-e.l, <il kiii|i Ueoig?
county, win i'i.*ini th. m to nu-?Inly au
ih.-iiiir.it. o foi settlement, and all imitu?
late will pitase come forward
and make p?\ iui-nt Ht once.
Bug* Wim Administrator.
VTR.O-TN7A_,N TIIK ctiswa
V XrbVJllNl/S>-o,!.,, ?i tbu ejorpo
ration Court ol tbe City ol Frederlcksburg,
' i-i ii. li?es
in. tullowlng appltoeUoa ander Aof ..t
I'll.mare Util, lue*, wh- fli<-<l in sal?1 Clerk'?
ii tin- ?uli day ol Mar. b,
I hereby file this my app'leal on for tbe
purchuie ol th.- r?-al estate hereinafter de?
scribed, same t .?t rit.-- aiteiati'ii In said rlty and
wiurb was returned delinquent tor il?-non
payment eif taxes and levle? tbereoe for tbe
year tool, and ?rassoie] n> toa Treasurer ol
? v on the Tih Jai oi \.mber, i?M. a?
pro? Ultid bj statutes lor lUOS OSaaS made ami
pro\ Ided for -.anl delinquent tan-sami levies,
mu? was pur? baaed I I the nairn ??! tb? \uditnr
ol Public Account? of lb? 8 t?te ol Virginia
and li is nut bee n redi emed by toa o? iu-r. b.?
(ne, or any one having the right
to ? ti.ii-?'.- tin- lame with ?debt I hereby
agree to become thepurebaeer ol saht reel
ee?tate according to tbe prov liions of toe Cods
..i Virginia, 18*7 ?eetiouttM, and the amend
racnl thereto enacted bj the Hi aeral Assam
\ "i Virginia, ano e?pc??-lally according to
the amendment approved February litb, l*?*,
and I agree to pay for said real estais to?
?mount ior er h fob tbe Hie to the Common
wealth w;i> made together with su.-baddi
tleinal ?urn?aa would have a? < rued from tans
and i<-\ h s it Mii-b real estai, had not bean so
purchased by the Commonwealth in tbe name
of tho Auditor ol Public Accounts, with m
tcreaton the amount, to wil i-<-. i -r ?inch
laid sale waa made at tbe rate of <? peroaet,
per annum from tbe day ol sale, an* on the
?dditleenal "inns tro m the 1Mb da) ol incem
Iu-r, in tin jcar m win Ii tin sann- would li?\ a
accrued, together wifi all cost? attendant
bis appllcal Ion Said rn,l i?tate ?tood
at tin- date ol tin- rele tbereol to th. <
monwealth m the name Ol Champ Carter, and
-inn s on tin- Ceimmiaaioner'a i>ooks..i ?aid
i i'\ on the date ol tills application on ?
line .'7, In tbe neme ol Champ Carter, ?-?id
ite Udell 111.cd in i curd isHik in ?aid
e icrk'? i nice i.i tanda returned delinquent
tor taxi ? and levies and purchaatd t<y tbe
Commonwealth a? pari of SOUlion sir,, i,
and i? so deewnhed on the i ? ?? ,K s .,t the i om
.. r nl the re m nue for ?aid ? -it y l"r the
? m.1er my hand t'iis:|iiih day ol March.
I--?. ?gO, W. WHeil'KN.
And iffldavll bavlOf ,l"" made and tiled
tint diligence hu* i.een uaed on In-half of tbe
i to aarertaln In what oouety or cor
poratlon tbe sad pert] i in rete nasse
?i bout effect, ha is berebv required toan
ere within four months after due pun
licatlon hereol and do what Is neceeaary to
prote o lu- :ni. r. -t herein.
.1 A MKS I?. (I HI HIN,
aug?S ? In eierk.
Oats and Salt.
One car Choice I lafs,
One e;ar Fine Salt,
One car Ground Alum Salt.
Will tell freim car or store.
MAGRATH & CHESLKY.
GIRL8 AND YOUNQ LADIES,i
BOYS AND YOUNej MEN,)
BOWLING GREEN, V.A..
RI I', K. il. li'DH'i:. ?'rmiilmt.
(I at.- Prest ?T. K. e'oiuvc. e?a I
VIIDK. II'. II. SASHollX. IMrte. Muric
(Koyal la ipsic < o-istrvatory, e'ermany )
I h. m -..,1? arc under same management
but ?bera ta noco ?ducation, i in? one ?troua
point. wbie Ii wi- <? leim ?s our liistlnguUhing
Feature i? lu^-li Older of ?eholavtlu ad an
to limited nuiiii'f-oi i>ui>lls. making
c a ili'grec <?l perennal atUentlou to
pupils' in i to, manner? ami el ar?cter. Im?
possible with largenuml?r?. Co?i : u?aran
feed reaaonably aatisl ctory. UawMaarpt, 14.
and tbe moat of them. (CORKKOT
PRICKS) ran ?*> found St
MAGRATH A CJIESLEY'S.