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THURSDAY-.NOVEMBER 16 1894?
TM K FR CE LANCE published trl-weekly
asan Independent newspaper, lilocated at a*
Oommeroe (or William st.), Frederloksburg
Virginia, and is Issued on Tuesday, Thursds*
sad Baturday taornluf? by " Ta? Fr??
Lane? N?wepap?r, Beek and Joe
Printing Company of FradarUke
Its inbecripuon Terms are ILSOper year.
11.00 for8month?*, 71 eenu teil month?, or
10 eents for t montas.
Its advertising ?Utos are for one square et
ten Unes or leas, flrit lnsertlou.M) cents,and it
cents for each additional tnsertron. Sl?.??pei
square per year. No position L**v?t? and n>
roreto-n ?*?dcert?lMfa?nt4 ar* Uxken at a let. ratt
than our horn* patron* pay. The right 1?re
Mrved to reject or modify any advertisement
Is dMrne? llbeloui orotherwiae objectlooabU'
Yearly advertisers discontinuing during tht
year will be charred Invariably at trani.eti
All letters recommending candidates for
oflee must be paid for to Insure their puo'.t
Resolutions of respect to deceased member?
passed by societies, oorporatlons.assoclationB.
or other oryanlxations will be lnvariabb
sbaryed for as advertlslnr matter.
All oommunloations of every caaraote?
ihould he addressed to "THT-m.S.* LANCI.
Weather forecast for b'rtd
ericktbura and vicinity
Great Britian has acquiesced in the
American desire for assurances regard?
ing the ' 'open door" in Ohina.
Prime Minister Salisbury is in great
glse that the fact is demonstrated that
the United States has to have help tu
asserting her foreign i? alley, aud has to
call oo England, as an ally.
The school board of Petersburg has
determined to introduce cooking ami
domestic science? in the public sohools
It seems to The Free Lance that onr
very efficient Schcol Board might anil
ought seriously to consider the pro?
priety of following in the footsteps of
Petersburg in the direction indicated.
The Queen of England, the excellent
Victoria, sees to it that her daughters
understand cooking and sewing. And
the time ooght not to be very far dis?
tant when oooking and sewing onght
to be as much a part cf a good educa?
tion as "reading, writing and arith?
metic. ' '
Let our Sohool Board seriously con?
sider the matter. It is progress, and
Fredericktbarg is no eld fogy town
It will be seen from what is printed
elsewhere that Judge J. B. McCabe,
of Loudoun, will be a candidate for
the Democratic nomination for Congress
in the Eighth Congressional district
next fall. Loudoun was solid for
Judge McCabe in '?HI and will probably
be solid for him in 1900. Congressman
Rixey desires re-election for a third
time and Cap.. S. K. Donoboe, of
Fairfax, is an announced candidate for
tbe Democratic nomination.
The Governor of West Virginia, At*
kinson, Republican, has issued an
unique Thanksgiving proclamation con?
taining twenty-five biblical quotations
and extending from the Chronicles, in
the Old Testament, to Revelations In
the New. Eleven of the quotations are
from the Old Testament, seven being
^Jtom the Psalms of David and eleven
are from the New Testament. It is
qnite original, and is really a short ser?
mon on the day.
The Frederlcksbnrg Free Lanoe of
the 9th publishes excellent engravings
end sketches of the prominent Dem??
crata of Virginia. Among tbe number
ia the Hon George W. Morris, of this
city. Tbe Free Lanoe is in error in
classing Mr. Morris among tbe married
men. ?Obarlottesville Progress.
All right ; The Free Lance stands cor?
rected; bnt Morris has, in the opinion
of The Free Lanoe, made a great mis
taks in remaining single so long, and
thle the Progress will, no doubt, so Bay.
However, he is more plucky than Sen?
ator Donohoe, In that be gives his age
The sewer question, now before the
Oity Council, should be considered
slowly, thoughtfully, maturely and ad?
visedly before any action is taken.
There is no need for, as there can be
no exense, for haste, and whatever
proposition the Council may be disposed
to oonslder involving, as it will, a
large debt to rnn for years, should be
approved by the people at the polls.
This has been done as to gas, water and
electric light, and should not be de?
parted from as to sewers, The Free
Lanoe believes if the Council will con?
sult Capt 8. J. Qainn, the most effi?
cient Superintendent of Water Works,
that they will be told that they must
have a greater water supply if they
determine on a sewer system. This is
a very important fact to consider.
Senator Martin I Congressraan
will receive but one Jones, of Virginia,
vole from tbe First asked how many
Congressional Dis- votes Governor Tv
ktiot In tbe D^irio- 1er would receive
oratic o a n o u a in the Virginia
which will aaeem* Legislature for
ble in December Senator, aaid he
next This is at did not know, but
least two leu than that he wonld oer
he received six tainly get all of
years ago, aad yet them from his, the
we are told that First. Congres
be has developed slonal district, ex
greet popularity oept one, Mr. Em*
daring his present brey. -Alex G??
terai of service. ? zette.
N. N. News. !
The Northern Neck News and Con?
gressmen Jones, who, In the opinion
of She Irvington Citizen, ere a repro
dootlon of Ingomar, "Two souls with
bet e single thought, two hearts that
beat aa one, " are mistaken. State Sen?
ator Wiokham is avowedly for Martin
?a he wes In 1898. Embrey is unquali?
fiedly end outspoken for Martin, and
confident pr?dictions ere made that
Statte Senator Wallace, of Stafford, will
be found "right aide up witb oare" for
Mer-tf? et the legislative oenons in De?
cember. Besides, where is Donohoe,
-? Ml ?a hath CltV?
Now that the elections in this and
other State arc <>vt>r no little Internat 1*
tcit in the ooone winch the Dtmoora
Ik party will pursue in tht* President?
ial contest next year. SotM doubts
nave been expressed as u whether
Senators Daniel anrt Mauiii are so en
tbosiastkally in favor of the Chicago
platform as they ?rere in 1800 Thoie
are some very good reasons for beii.-v
tug that a chauge has oorue ofer theae
Senators siuoe that tune. Senator
Oaulel is credited with havi.ig ex?
pressed the opinion that under the ex?
isting oouditions the national conven
turn will be forced toreviee t.i.'ir plat?
form next year. It seemsequilly prob?
atle that b.ith of these gentlemen are
now and have been for sotn>? time Op
posed to the Domination of Mr. Bryan,
Ten day? ago. in an interview lure.
Senator Darnel expressed the opinion
that in the event thai the Democrats
were defeated iu Kentucky and Ohio,
it meant the Domination would go to
the Northern States The losses of
these ?taten to the Democrats would, in
the opinion of Senator Daniel, meato
Mr Bryan's defeat for the nomination
next year. There is little donbt that
Senators Daniel tiurt Martin will nee
their efforts lo secare the election of a
delegation from Virginia who is favor?
able to a New Yorker or some other
Northern candidat ?, wh MM views are
more conservative than Mr. Bryan's 00
finances and p ?eibly other qneati m?
which are expected to be impoitant is?
sues ?Riohmood oorreepondenoe Haiti
And so the election being over, the
mask,!? thrown i ff and Bryan most be
defeated fot it nomination uext year
Martin as an origiual g "Id man, is
probably .inly aw showing his hand
Daniel, as The Free Lance under?
stands, never was an original Bryan
man. Can these two gentlemen kn ck
Bryan out of the Virginia Den erotic
delegattou to the .nominating conven?
tion next year'' Haven't they bitten
off m>re than they can "chaw ' Siooe
this was written,Martin interviewed lu
Washington by the Post, of that city
"?J8 ; .-* ?cw -.
"I do not see that the elections indi?
cate any hopelessness in the Dem ?ratio
oalloofe for uext ypar, noi do I see tha'
it has settled auything concluaivelv.
except that Bryan and McKinley will
be Ihe nominees
The Interview has o t one word In
ptaise of Bryan, but whil?t admitting
Bryan s nomination next year has no
word of commendation for Bryant,
great fight and greater vict try in Ne?
Thanks to Hon James B Sener for a
copy of a handsomely printed pamphlet.
from the ofttoe of tie Free Lauce,
Fredencksbarg, entitled: "Fredericks
burg and Aojucent National Battle?
fields Memorial Bark "
This is intended to promote, and to
furnish all necessary Information at. mt
the pr.'P ised National Bark at and near
Freoericksburg. and as the corp .rators
and members of the Bark Asa oiati >o
include members from all the S I
the Union, of both armies engaged in
the battles and of all parties. whil?< th?
fields themselves end >se the h
dust of heroes on b >th sides of the strife
and are foil of stirring memories fu
Confederate and Federal alike, the publi?
cation will m t app-al lu valu t>i Ameri
OWIS The pamphlet is compiled by Oapi
S. J. Cjaiuu, the official historian of tne
The Free Lance returns th? thauks
of our people to the Norfolk Virginian
Pilot and its able edit nt, OoL Elam,
for the forgoing. And whilst doing so
gratefully acknowledges recent kind
expressions of the Dispatch which weie
responsive to au edit..rial of The Free
Lance on the Battlefields Bark pi
In our columns may be found a
oomoarative statement of the business
condition of the well-kn >wn and re?
liable banking house of C mwav. Gor?
don and Uarnett, on July 21, 1896 and
(Jit 81st, 1890, whuh showE a m
ci?ed and satisfactory increase. From
onr business acquaintance with thi?
popular firm we can bear must emphat?
ic testimony to the truth of what is
said. One of their "small" dep -
we have been accorded every courtesy
and treated as if our account ran well
up into the thousands, and, If so, It
will remain where it now is, for we
know good things and good people
when we see them. To all our friends
who contemplate starting a bank ac?
count, we most heartily recommend
this firm of reliable, experienced busi?
ness men and Virginia geutlem^n ?
Southside (Urbanuai Sentinel.
The Free Lance cordially endorses the
foregoing As this paper has before said
Fredericksburg has excellent banking
facilities. Our National Bank is first
class, and on the roll of honor of Na?
tional Banks of the United States
The Free Lance has published now
two articles in regard to the pay of the
supervisors of Oulpeper. To settle the
question, why not let the next Legisla?
ture pass an act making the pay of
supervisors in the counties throughout
the State uniform, at flOO per year
each? The laborer is worthy of his
hire and surely this is a beggarly sum
to pay gentlemen who superintend
county affairs, lay the county taxes and
see to economy of disbursements
President McKinley has renewed his
promise to make an address at Monnt
Vernon December 14, when the Masonic
observance of the one hundredth an?
niversary of Washington's death will
The election, In Kentucky, it is now
said, will depend upon the settlement
of contests in seven counties, the re?
turns from which are now in dispute..
The bombardment of Ladysniith,
Natal, was still going on at latest ad?
vices, but no decisive result is known
to ha7e been reached.
It reported that State Secretary
Reitz, of the Transvaal, hae threatened
to have six British officers executed
unless Nathan Marks, a supposed spy,
held at Ladys mith, is released.
American troops lost seven killed, in?
cluding Maj John A. Logan, and 13
wounded in a fight at San Jacinto,
Luzon, last Sunday, the Filipinos left
81 dead on the field.
Three American saloonkeepers of
Havana were fined and imprisoned bo
oauso they refused to bater to oolored
The Washington, D. 0., correspon?
dent of the Dispatch says : ' ' Mr. and
Mrs. Benjamin A. Bell, formerly of
Stafford, have invitations out for the
marriage of their daughter, Catherine,
end Mr. W. F. Noaok, Wednesday eve?
ning, November 23d, at 8 o'olock, at
St. Mark's Lntheran ohurch, the cere?
mony to be performed by the pastor.
per. J. 0. Bowers."
Sonator Clark's Seat Involved.
A ipeoiel to the New York World
from Helena, Mon , says :
The State Supreme Oonrt is hearing
testimony iu the disbarment proceed?
ings against J. B. Welloome, alleged
to have been L'. B. Senator W A
Clark's aaent for the purchase of votes
in the Montana legislature Tbe ont
? int? of the Wellfome case Is expected
to have an important bearing upon the
retenti.m by Uliirk of the U. S. Senate
seat to which he was elected last win?
ter. According to the supporters of
Marcus A Daly, the defeated candi?
date, Clark paid flOU.OOO to be Senat or,
t?:i average of 4>lu,iX>0 for earn of forty
vote?.. Mu. b of the evidence at the
preseas trial i* lo be used in Washing
t.ni when Benal ? Clark takes his seat.
Welloome'S disbarment is merely a
means to an * ml
One witness last week directly con?
nected S.'iuit ir Clark with the intended
use >f money. This witness was the
Rev. P> H Warren, chaplain of the
house. Clark is a D?mocrat.
Tcwor t3 Appoint Civil Governor?.
Tbe Weahlngton, I) 0? Star says
"Reoeut publications have represent?
ed ?President McKinley as being puz?
zled how civil governors oonld be ap
p noted in (Juba and Porto BloO while
tue islands are still under military rule.
It was further declared that Attorney
General Griggs hud to come to the
Of the President and decided
thut he has the authority to establish
civil law and appoint a civil governor
who will be supremo
Two months ago the President - In
tentions as to the islands were given to
the Sr-?r, and th??re has been at no time
any puzzling feature lu the situation m
htm. From the inception of the talk
about civil government, it la officially
stated, the President has never had any
doubt as to his powers, and Attorney
General Griggs has steadily maintained
in ai. of hi? oplniOOS as to Cuba and
Porto Rice that the President has ample
authority to do a? he sees fit '
The Charleston Sunk.
Manila, Nov. Il ?The I'aitedStates
cruiser Charleston, which had been
patrolling the northern coast of Lu
i m, wan wrecked on a reef off the
n rrthwest c >ast Tuesday, N rs
All on board were saved
The Charleston has been in Asiatic
waters more than a year. She was one
of the flrst vessels to be sent to Manila
after the destruction of the Spanish
??? by Aitaual Dt-vsy, the Navy
Department utilizing her for the pur
f sending ammunition and other
supplies for the Asiatic station. Just
previous to her assignment to that duty
she hart undergone an overhauling at
the Mare Island Navy Yard. San
Preoolaoo, and, therefore, was in
prime condition for her new duties.
The Charleston Is one of the vessels
of more recent construction, and be
1 trigs to that class which is commonly
referred O as the ''new navy "
EeniarkaV.e S:enes In a Lyrohturg
The case of Arthur N. Derr. oharged
with the cm! t/.zlement of f-U.?OO of
pr pert** from his agod mother, was
tried in Lynchburg last week. Iu many
respects, the case has been one of the
most remarkable ever known. Derr de?
fended himself, appearing in the garb
of a clergyman. The e-traordinary
spectacle was presented of an accused
or. s-ijaestioning his mother and father.
the former of whom is eighty-one years
of age, and the latter eighty-nine
It was charged that Mrs. Derr had
turned her large fortune over to her son
Arthur in trnst, aud that he bad em?
bezzled every ? r>nt of it, leaving h?*r
abs lately penniless.
Bounty For Eewey'i Men.
Il-rbert & Mlcou and Charles and
William B. King, acting as attorneys
for Admiral Dewey and the oftners
and men of the American fleet
in the battle of Manila Bay, have
filed with the Conrt of Claims their
brief supporting the claim of their
clients to $::H2.800 bounty for the
defeat of the Spanish forces in the
The large amount of tbe claim ia dne
to the position assumed by the attorney
that the Spanish fleet was superior to
that of the American quadron. Of this
Dewey's ptrt, if allowed will be about
The Orange Observer says : ' 'Rev?
enue officers say that they have more
trouble with moonshiners in Madison
than in any other county of the dis?
An industry which will increased the
value of corn land from #3 to $5 per
acre will soon be established at West
Point, in King William county. Corn?
stalks have been considered about the
most worthless things on the farm.
The oompany which will operate tbe
West Potnt factory will pay the farm?
ers f 3 per ton for all tbe stalks it can
get. The average yield is from one to
one and half tons per acre. The Mars
den Oompany, of Philadelphia, will
erect a large plant at West Point just
a? quick as possible for the manufacture
of cellulose from the pith of the corn?
A Washington diepatoh to the New
York Herald says : 'Criticism of his
action in minimizing the viotory of
Dewey at Manila in his annual report
has caused Rear Admiral Orownlnshield.
chief of the Bureau of Navigation, to
ohange the proof, and when the bound
report is issued the objectionable feature
will be found to have been so altered
that its sting is gone. The alteration
made will, friends of Orowninsbield
believe, be satisfactory to Dewey and
prevent any further oritioism of the
bureau's annual report. It is unusual
for any ohange to be made In a report
after it has been made public, but the
criticism directed against the bureau
was so violent in character that appar?
ently its chief determined that It would
be advisable to alter the reference to
Dewey's victory so as not to make It
appear so objectionable.
A Monster Devil Fish
Destroying its victim, is a type of Con*
?tipation. The power of this murder*
out malady is felt on organs and nerves
and nrnscles and brain. There's no
health till it> overcome. But Dr.
King's New Life Pills are a safe and
certain core. Best in the world for
Stomach, Liver, Kldneya and Bowela
Only 25 cents at M. M. Lewis' drug
Filing For 410 Voles.
TAYLOR PLURALITIES IN SEVEN
COUNTIES DISPUTEE EY
No Prospect "? ?> Definite Announcement of
the Result in Kentucky Before I
MeetlLg of the Election Com
mlisloners lu De oiiiliri
Lexington, Ky., Nov 11 ?The pro>
gress of the ' m tests In varions. onntles
uf the State is tin? point it. which in?
terest in tin? lilil? fas the Governorship
is centered The determination ol
these dtapotea .o ?v ?twin?? m t-iiticr di?
rection tbe ..--?nit "i the fa. s 11 lbs re
tiuns an they Will 1'?- mud.? to the Si ?t
board of eleotion oommtsetoners 'lin- s
oooteats Involve over 1,000 v.'tes in
seveu count leu, us full m s
Christian 0 nuty, 03 n tee, Taylor's
plurality in one precinct, el II pkins
ville, wbloh wae toaay thrown out by
couiitv eiectiiiti officers.
JtlVursou C'.uuty, where tbe ?7H plu?
rality for Taylor i* beini disputed by
the ttomoorats =.t? tbe ground of alleged
Kii"X County, 1,83fi plurality fur
Toy lor, In >nt'-?t Under a manda
tory tTil'-i of Jodge Brown, al Barb ur
ville, these retorna have been i
by the county ele. tlOO I HI ?TI, bol the
contest undoubtedly will t?.newed
before tbe Biate board,
?Mercer ?nuty, 286 plurality t ? Tay?
lor. I'll? ?D?mocratie chairmen f. >m
the elutii'ii h ?aril bes Hied notice ol
contest in three large Republican pre?
cincts, alleging varioun Irregularities
If ti?-'- preoinots should be tMr. wo
out, lr ? ' i i will Ii >>'? a safe plural It)
in lb u.oty election
board has anj iuni"'l, but ?
will come t?f >re in? State
Iu Neli"ti c unty 1,198 v,iies an- >>.'
ing oootested Lr the ! I m tbe
ground the) I t W
P. Taylor, Instead ol ?A S Taylor
The ?Hepoblic mi i ut at
Batdatown ?against the oonnty i
oosnmissl mers and I
iu the thirteen pi. 'inol lot
mg to obtain a mandatory Injunoiion
upel the el ctlon officers to oerttfj
the??' 1,106 i leefoi W t? Cayl r bbi
matter will al-1 re the Si it*
Taylor's pluratit* i.tluiK
?, whi h cam?? from fit
oini'is wh' - . ' I.i in
Harris a Count*
sioners will meet at Frankfort Deoeui
ber l Before it tbe pointa II i
in these disputed ball .ta will be i.ruu? u
by the leading c mnsel of the Si it
Th? offlotei conn! in Jeffars n o ontj
la progi ?lisfactorily, with lit
tie change in th? unofficial fis.
Five wards havt- been m]
rtiirty-?ve cases of alleged violai ?rs ol
election laws came up before Jndgi
fouey today. Each tf tbe prisoners
wa. b mud over in the sum i f
A Night :f Terr:r
"Awful auxi->ty was f-lt f r the
widow of tl??' brave Gei eral Barnhatn
of Machias, Me , wh? n lb.
she ooold not live till morning, ' writ-??
Mrs s il Lin lo ? ed hs
that featful niu'h;. "All tn<.U(a?l:t |h
must soon die from Poeomouia bnt
she begU'd for I?i King's M
ery, saying it had in ire th >n ooi
her life, and had cured her of
snmptloo. \t"-r three ran
Slept easily nil night, and its further
use compl?*t? ly cored her " This mar?
velous medicine Is gaaranteed t
all Throat, Che?-t ami Luii? l)i
Onlv 60c and $1 00 Trial t? ?tt.M fr?
at M M Lewis' drug -tore.
Admiral Schley :: SailN.vemccr 22.
Rear Admiral ?Schley is espeeted to
sail from N'?*\v Y"tk on the D I
Chicago fot the s inth Ailentl i Stiti ?n
on the ttnd instant, bel it i- yet a sub*
ject undecided wht-ther he v. ill g , di?
rect by way to South \:u -
ceed by way of Cap? Town
Admiral Schley's service on the Booth
Atlantic will in no event extend over
15 months, as he retire? in February,
1901, and the probabilities are h?? will
be ordered horn?- next autumn. An
admiral generally returns In his tl?g
ship aud as the Ohioago by that time
will require an overhauling she will
come North whe?i?>Vr?r th?- admiral Is
Death of MaJ. Logar..
A cable dispatch received at t?i ? w*ei
Department In Washington on Tuesday
last announced that Maj. John A Lo?
gan, Mrd Volunteer Infantry, had been
killed In a fight in Luz m Sunday. He
was leading his battalion in action in
an engagement near San Jacinto With
1,200 entrenched insurgents (Jen Otis'
report, received this morning, says that
Maj. Logan was "gallantly leading"
his battalion He was a son of the
late Oen. John A Logan, of Illinois,
and Mrs. Mary Logan, now a reeideal
of Washington. He leaves a widow and
three children, who are at present re?
siding at Youngstown, Oblo.
Eryan Praises Maryland Silverites.
Baltimore, Md , Nov. 14 ?The exec?
utive committeee of the Maryland Derr.
ocratic Silver Association made publir
to-day the following telegram to W. J.
"To the Members of the Association :
I am greatly obliged to you for the con?
gratulations sent through yonr execu?
tive committee. The flxht in Nebraska
was made on national issues, and the
result is gratifying. The returns from
other States indicate a growing oppo?
sition to Republican p Ilotes We
are much pleased to see that Maryland
is again in tbe Democratic column and
ready for the contest of 1900.
"Very truly yours,
"W. J Bryan "
Mr. William Taylor Killed.
Oulpeper, Va , Nov. 14 ?William
Taylor, a well known resident of this
oonnty, residing near Richardsvillo.
while hunting yesterday, accidently
shot himself In the breast, causing im?
mediate death. Hts dogs were engaged
In a fight, and it is supposed Mr. Tay?
lor was trying to separate them, using
the stock of his gun for that pur
pose, which caused the load to be dis?
charged, with the above result.
A Frightful Blunder
Will often canse a horrible Burn, Scald
Ont or Bruise. Bncklen's Arnica Salve,
the best in the world, will kill the pain
and promptly heal It. Cures Old Sores,
Fever Sores. Uloers, Bolls, Felons,
Oorns, all Skin Eruptions. Best Pile
cure on earth. Only 25 cts. a box
Cures guaranteed. Sold by M M
The New York Horse Show Is in
progress with the usual large attend?
The Kiel.m .lid In patch of i
"The certainty of the election of
11 i. K W Saondere to the Bpeaker
ship i the Hi n*e of Deleg itei
the di Un .' Rynn to be
II i Its f r i- ??! i tion f.. the DOlt<
Hon, was un. h ii- isted In h
lili '.?1 ' I rduv
i o ?!. la nndonbted r? grel among
oiinv thai Mr Ryan will m i again oc?
; 'i obair, as i ?? has
m oh ii most skillful un.i fair presiding
"Mi f the
l) m or its II h T ? Pitcher will
i.r ib ibly su !c.I him H m J
i. Willard will i ? i Mr
Baonders u lalrman of the C mmittee
- n ( ' arts of Joel
The Richmond i orresp indent nf th?
Indes App ? d - iyi
"There will be many cai ilidtstei I r
the p ailtioo of rep >rt? r of the Court i '
V| |.?? its mad ? ra. ai t by M r Burk?
' iog ill" law pri fessorshi|
rVasblngton and I ralty The
ni >? nf rep r t ?? r pays |1,600 pel
and does not Interfere materially with
a ! iwyer'i ? i be five judges '
? '?. -n Burks was i h
h W B lunders, of Franklin, v.
pea ; i the il inse ol Deb .
? ok* backing, It Is thought that
M i Sann lers will t ?? ? indi I at'
It* Labor at the Vlrg
tUry ii 164 :
l. Va.. Not
no ?! r< ;? n ! Bop, Helms, ..f th<
Virginia Penitentiary, wa< placed u
the 'i i ? nor t day The
ll I o? m ?i k - -h in
mg. The net profits were |56.i
$9, iftl 40 in excess of tii" r." ei| *
realized from the )tal
i 01 and tii? expenses |71,
- ? f the Star,
farm were t'.'i '.mi 13 and ihe receipt?
? mi |1S 911,81
f k.-.'iiKig the .' iDvicts h
?.-i- m m- ? . per uiiiiiiin,
: i iy Tne iv.-r ige QomtM i
if.prisjners luring the tear was 1,263
tavti Bfa ?? ' lompany employs all
ll ' lo rj - o? i ,260,
mil tii-ir oootract has been i *.'
tliltll 1!.;.: The DOmb r f QVlCtl
Jaftgl Waddill Will Hoar Ear.'.:r
: a: rtowfort New.
-, \ i . N v
ler .ul Newport News bank
- m th?- United Bl ite?
i deral i ises Ii
?vi. i ; iwyi t- of Newport '?
Hampton and vicinity are Intel
?will be beard by Judge Bdmnni Wad
dill in this city Beveral days ig
Jodge Waddill informed an at)
fn m this 'ity who had a case m hu
nrl al Norfolk that he wonld sit
ben when the attorneys of this
lion bad CAsee before him The m. m
lion h> Id a meeting yesterd iy u
sided t. n.iuest Judge Waddill t'
i 1 |t 'hi? c >urse in future The law
Ters hive notified the Federal Jodgi
. place will he pr ivtded for th>
OS "f his 0 'iirt.
DmtUIi Fire Swept.
fil??, Va , Not 11 Fire, which
il io it o'clock tonight, destroy?
ed fur ti> banco factories, several
dwelling?, and a number of mallei
houses, togethei with their cntents
l'h? buildings burned were 1 K Q
M ej ft Oo 's factory, a four-story
?trootnre filled with lent toba
1 ar^?> three-story h..g?liend factory.own
ed and oooapled by K"eu Bros ; th?
four-story frani-? tobacco factory of
Lerry ' 'rgain, with sm.ill stock Th?
Iocs will aggregate t I
Lynchburg, Nor. 14 ?Arthur N
Dir, the young man who was arrested
in Washington several months ago and
brought back here to answer a charge
f i ibing his aged parents, was con?
victed yesterday. The jury fixed his
Banishment at threp years In the peni?
A de?d of trust from the Norfolk
County Water Company was admitted
to rpcord In the C mnty Clerk's office
it N tfolk Tuesday to secure to the
Oolomble Avenue Saving Fund Safe
Depielt, Title and Trust Company of
Philadelphia the payment rf 15,000 000.
? Isaac White, colored, indicted by
the United States grand jury for fraud
ul-utly obtaining a pension from the
Gtorernment, was tried in the United
States Court at Norfolk, Va., Tuesday
and e mvict"d .. Judge Waddill sen
fenced the prisoner to three years in
the penitentiary at Moundsvilie, W.
C K B .yd, of Wytheville, one of
the delegates appointed by Governor
Tyler to attend the Memphis conven?
tion for improviment of Western Wa?
terways, ha-' written a letter to the
(J vernor, stating his purpise to attend
the convsntion. Mr. Boyd piints out
in the letter sonn of the needs of Vir?
ginia in th? line of better water ways
and Btat*9 that he proposes to stand by
the westerners, provided the members
of their convention will agree to help
Virginia secure an appropriation at the
The discovery of gold recently made
in Floyd oounty, Va,, by Dr. I. K.
Huff and J. H Kennet promises to
prove more valuable, both as to
qualify and quantity,than was at first
expected. It has been favorably re?
puted upon by parties representing
Northern and Western capitalists. The
area of the gold bearing quartz covers
many acres, and considerable gold
exists in the adjoining branch. The
leads are bread and continuous, with
do indication whatever of being
InterstiUiig Not?? From th? County Seat
i i>? ?[. mi - i
rge O H ,Va ,
Nov. 11 It
M:a .1 it 8laart who h is i sen
i eons, Mesara. Eugene und
.1 i.o Bta o', m Now Iforh
has returned to 1er bone
after n pleasant visit
line ll < Irah tin, who has
been ip nding the summer at her
country borne, "Liberty, i ft by
steam i K ind ill, m ib< ? II 'i Instant,
for Washlugton, where sin* will ip n '
Miss ii ma Nun le, wli i has been visit
log relatives m S-w York city for the
?u-t three months, has returned to
"Middleboro," having hi
al I' trip
Mrs K -??; T, Hunt, r, of Washing?
ton, is vt>it;t.g 1er n 1 itlv - al the
Urs Milla, of Washing) o, i? visit
log her mother, Mrs Bmma L ? '? ?r
nett, at "Spy Hill"
Miss Addle North Btnatl ii visiting
relatives In New York oity
Mi .1 0 Ninde is erecting a large
and bands ime st ?rehouse on thi
where bis ( irmei -
was i " i'iitly burned
Rev, B E Turn, r and daughter,
Mi-s Nannie Bird l'un ?r,are attending
the K ippabann ck C
P B Oburoh, now m session al Oak
<v. -nu i i ind o univ
Mi ? i imi i B trron, of Bin i
Is ih" gneet of Mrs II l fJainett st
? Spy Hill ??
Mrs K I. Btuart, wh
?panding the past two mi nths al th'
(ireenbriet White Bnlphor i\
with her daughter Mm a B
( lr a.' "
Mr William Drinkard, of Washing
Ion, who has been visiting his | .
Mr Thomas E Drinkard, has returned
. Mr. Edmund Nail?, a -/."..'?hy and
pn mluenl business man of Washing
"o, is visiting his oouein, Mr Issue
? H ? ?? at 'L.uderdsle, "
Mr. Edward Tayloe ha'* erected a
largo stall.', and OOTD lions?' i-..">.r hit
I itan. "
Sold Bteel or Death.
bul one .-mall ohant I
<??" your life, und that is through an
? "-i'i ii," was the awful pro?;,'
before Mrs i h Hunt, of Lime I
?Vis . by her I KStor ; it r vainly trying
to cure lu r "f i fi ?
v V j Hindi'?v He
didn't c nut on the marvel nspiweroi
Blectrio Bitten to care Bl mach ano
Lives troubles, bni she heard of r
. bottl*s, was w h lly oured avoid?
ed surgeon's knife, now Weighs more
liter than .ver. It's p ?i
tiv.-ly gu iranf." .1 t i cure s* ?
Liver aud Ktoney troubl?e, und nevei
li- ippointi Pi Ii ?? -? si M M l
JOSSIP 3P 0ANDICATI8
Rebuter ot the Land Otllce ami Clerk ol
The Richmond Dispatch of yester.
lay says: ''BegistcrBioliurdson,(sfthe
I.ml Offloo, Is more concerned at the
p ?eibility of the office being abolished
than Ins being defeated by either of the
tu i oandldatea who hura declared
themselves la the race for the place.
"Mr LlewellynE I. ookablU(of lioan
k", va Ini WM a candidate for the place
when Mr. Richardson was elected th6
? tat time, is a candidate. So is Mr J
I White, of Pitfsylvania It is under
-t il that Mr Lookablll Will also be a
candidate for the p iltlon of Public
Printer, should he fail to secure the
plsce bel I by Mr. Kichirdson.
1 .]n\ji- W S ('.h who is a candi?
date f f Oil lk I f the
II o- ul [> 1 gates, ? is m th city
yeetei lay, hiving jo^t returned from
the eastern section of the State. Judge
: ??ays he feels oertain of the cau
luination on the second ! i
Measrs. C T. Boykin. William H.
Mann, and Thomas H Bigger are all
at work still, aud each is hopeful of
suooeee. None of the candidates expect
the nomination fo be made on the first
ball it "
Extension of Telephone Line.
The Board of Directors of the Tide?
water Telephone Company met at Glou?
cester Court II use Tuesday and made
arrangements for extending their line
to Newport News A heavy submarine
cable about a mile long will be laid be?
tween Gloucester Point and Yorktown.
The commissary department of the
Br.tl?h Array and also the admiralty
are bel?g criticised for alleged scandals
about the Boer war.
The National Republic in Commute"
will meet in Washington on December
15 in order to fix a Mine and place for
holding the next national convention.
(Jen Fitz Lee very unnxpe^tedly ar?
rived in Lynchburg last Mondav. He
was visited by a large number of
old friends. He went toOharlottesvllle
Tuesday and on Thursday is to go to
Washlngtoo, thence to Philadelphia,
aud finally to Richmond, whore he will
remain with his family most of the
time until his return to Cuba, about
the end of the mouth. In returning tw
the island he will be accompanied by
his wife and two danghters, Misses
Ellen and Nannie Lee.
The rejection by the Daughter? of
the Confederacy of the plan of o invert
Ing Beaovoir, JtUVrson Davis' home in
Mississippi. Into a soldiers' home does
not defeat the pr. position. Those who
are behind it produce letters, whloh they
claim to show that it is fully approved
by Mrs Jefferson Davis and those who
represent her personally. It is probable
that the Daughters of Mississippi will
take un the matter. It did originate
with the Richmond gentlemen who
submitted it to the Daughters 8aturday
but comes from a gentleman who was
held in the very highest esteem by Miss
Wionie Davis. It is desired, it is said,
to see Beauvoir sold and converted into
a refuge for Confederate soldiers and
sailors. This plan would give Mrs.
Jefferson Davis an Income which would
make her independent for life.
principal articles of inter???t right
now. G. W. JONES is showing only
New, Fresh, Clean Goods
in ev vVhen buying you had as well buy
Blankets. Ladies Wraps.
-.?-. | ?' I I M.l
per i'Mir line ol IV tail, ' - r ih m two lots voiiUla
large, a? I - i vt th.
? ? ? . ?
atf . tPM
' I ' fiuai
I'M 811 ? Ml -
I all out
? Ii V 1- \ " tbe Im -t
and Im; i kel Home ,
Ven. i lans,
i- i ti?, t.,
This tells only of a few things. Come to the
store, and tako advantage of the MANY things
has to show you.
IF YOU FOLLOW THE CROWD
: f you appr?ciai
onatitni ln?r?) rXmasli t??Ia two we? .* wj. >i'u had t?.
,:, i.rUer In (. t I It ol Xniaa ?,.
?ear. to we live w ?rcut . BVrruU but all NEW,
I ' .i ml'-, ii? i i ? , ? 11 . ' ' ?? .i t> School ? .
. ::i its. i.IM' EKI Kg, TO. ?. SI? IN.J
MACHINES. UYsrr.Ki-, KIKK W? KK-. K1C. I fun :
nahe it pejr
H. WALLACE CARNER,
Wh' lesale and Retail, 111 C umerce Street, Fredcricknburg, Va.
Vice President Kobart's Oon&itlt
Tbe Washington, D 0 , F
"Dr. P II Ritej, ?. 8 N . pt
olan to the President, has returned
Washington after a vi.it to \ ios Pi
dent Hitliart, at l'atter-on, N.
whither h?* went St the p (jaegt of 1
MrKinl^y and of Mr. Hot
whose physiolan he was last wta
and whom \\a. sec m pan led to I
Champ? ?in mi 1 tbe S luth iu seaieh
renewed health f r the Vice Preeld
"Dr Newt n, th- F.tterson ph
cian wh? has been in consteel att?
anee up m the '.'? ? President) also
sired ti oooselt with his patiei
former medical adviser Dr. Ill
discover.'1 Mr 11 ?bttfl In the very si
oos condition hitherto fully reported
Dr. Newton. These physicians -
others Of this city who attend? .1 I
Hobart last year, fully agree upon I
natnie of lus dises S and thS hi p??li
nest of ultimate recovery. Mr ?Hob
snffers from disease of the heart, win
is accoiuptnied hy collateral all met
which have hr ken down other vi
organs In the latter particular, ho
ever, there has ??Men tcoeut ltuprot
ment, as evidemed by Mr II
newed ahility to take nooHshment r*
ularly. This is tho ground of ht t
which have arisen that the \
dent's life may be prol teged for sor.
time. Mr. Hobart Is fully aware
the f-crioui character of his disease at
tbe Imminent danger of death iu whit
he stands. When the end comes it
expected to be sudden and almost will
out immediate warning."
Virginia Election Returni.
The Richmond correspondent ot th
A peculiar feature of the electio
returns in Virginia is that most of th
candidates who were made ' 'regulars
by the State Democratic Commute
were defeated. There were half ;? tl /
en or more contests heard when th
committee met here during the latte
put of September. Col R E. Boykii
was declared the regular nominee fo
the State Senate In the Soft' >lk district
vVm Hh teds defeated him. J V. Wei
1er was recognized as the pirty's can?
didate in Shenandoth He was beutei
by Jt.stah Stickley. "
? ? ??? ???
The Alexindria (iaz'?tte says:
"The legi-1 ttive district composed ol
Surry and Prince George, Brandon pre
cinct gave Bangh, independent, 1O0
majority, but it was thrown ont, and
Barham, regular Demi i-raiic candidate,
with a small maj nity, has been de?
clared elected. In Brunswick connty,
Powell, the independe-it, beat Price,
democrat, by 185 votes. Ellis, inde?
pendent, won in Lunenburg. Judge
W. H. Mann, regular nominee for the
Senate, was elected by Ml majtrity
over Buford. Buford and Baugh will
contest tbe election of Mann and Bar
rot-Ovsr nrty Tsars
Mrs. Winslow's Southing Syrup has
been u?ed for over fifty years by mil?
lions of mothers for their ohildren
while teething, with perfect suoeese. It
soothes the child, softens the gums,
allays all pains, oures wind oolio, and
la the best remedy for Diarrhoea. I
will relieve the poor little sufferer im?
mediately. Sold by Druggists In every
part of the world. Twenty-five oonta
a bottle. Be sure and aak for ' Mrs.
Wtnalow's Soothing Bymp. "
H iv. 14 ?Tue commit?
tee on pension legislation appointed at
the reoent encampment of the Grand
Army of the B? publia at Philadelphia,
? called ul the White House, in Washing
I ton, last Monday aud presented to the
i President the report adopted at the en
iient asking for a modification of
I certain regulations relative to pensions.
The report asks the President, if he
deems it within bis authority so to do,
I to isiue au executive order to the effect
that in il. termiiiing the pensionable
status ..f a soldier and in fixing his
rat?- of pension the several disabilities
which be may have sustained shall be
grouped aud taken into consideration.
j The report further asks the President
to direct that the practice of refusing
; pensions to widows of soldiers who
have luo un? s of |!ni a year or more be
! discontinued, and that the limit of in?
come iu such cases ?hall be raised to
??.o a year.
('ape Charles lightship, which was
to jwn from her mooring? by the hurri?
cane of October ."10 aud escaped destruc?
tion only by hoisting and going to sea,
was replaced upon her station off the
coast Sunday night last
In th& War
Comrade S. H. Buril.
of Lwaaiston. III., bid some thrilling e-i
perlen ' ??>! moro duniruruus
taaSUaahoseof bis latu heart trouble. He says:
"I had severe palpitation of the heart
for years. My physicians said I
was liable to drop dead any moment
Pulsation at times would be 150 a min?
ute and I could scarcely breathe. I
grew worse under doctor's care aud
began taking Dr. Miles' Heart Cure.
It gave me prompt reliif, and today I
am in good health."
DR. M i LES0
Is sold by nil drswgBJtS on gu?rante*
first i i or BBoiey beck.
Book un ID-art ami iit-rveB scut free.
Or. Miles Medical Company, Elkhart, Ind.
JOHN F. SCOTT
Hardiara and Hardware Speclaltta,
One doer below ('has. Wallace * Bru,
? ron. un o??
Barb Wir? Guns, Pistols, Rasors, Knives
to., will tx- sold at mluoed price? te suit tb
ths time?. Monsy can b? aavad by puiuhae*
ng?? 80OTT'8 Hardware Store.