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Ric?mo?d, Fredericksburg &
Sohe oie lu etteui November Itvtl
ritAiNf lkavk kkkukhi' -
L. ?vu Nurtm??rt.
I 12 A. M.dauv.
?i lrt A. M. Dally MMpt Sunday
lau .a si. nundayeonly.
1 . >*> a. M dan) eaeept dunday
.j; I. M. aui.) ea.cpr >unday. !? i
Btoi' DStWseB t'redvrr'securs; and (juauttoo
atS r. M. am.).
Leave StiutLwa' .
i.?-? A. H. dally, jtutpa o? y at
Doewellaud Aaniaad, weeadajs Maaes all
local ?t.>?>? a.ne.'.) a.
U U I*. M, dai.y incept Sunday. Makes all
1..4 -i. ' paonly
at Mtiford, Doewel , labland a?dUlen aIicu.
I 4 \~, M. MBtaJ ?lu??? Ulli) al LKMtWel? aiid
tt.4* P. M. Daily makea all looal ?tup?.
Bredorlcaabur? ai.d K ? oraode
Uod. 11..iij except Sunday.
Mat.es a;, local ?aopa
Ueavee Frsderii ?si-urn ai o.mj a M Ar
riwe tuoumuDti ajt ? *i Uaavee h
a IP. St. irrn. ? ?'r.lrri'ki.l'ur. I K
?V. P. Taylor. I rattu ManSater.
B. T. D. Slyero Prvalueui.
O. O. ?OX, Ageul.
iiod?qudrlors fur Buiiding Maiertdis.
1 Secpal' Klndeol Nurto ''arvlina .\
?j i . au I l'avion
K'Hitii;.:. Cut and ?
lined Pauus aud Dry t'a.ir..
Turpeutinr, Doer Varniab and
U-ad, Paint Uru6tK* ail
and Pult).r'a?a ^ aatan-. KOa
. urartaw. B- 0
? u sams of |UMJ and upwards on tirst
hen? "ii Kcal E.-tate
For further particular? apply I?
JOHN T KNIGHT,
ISAAC H1KSH. Finan.i a!
Merchants at MeohaniosP B ? L A.,
jel?-om Frwlericksbnrst, Va.
$a6 5oo. To Loan. $26.500.
THE KN nSRPRI?E BUILD
money to las ou ?heir liberal
terms, 111 sum* In BUlt, fr. ni
110'? np, on ci'y and oonntry
property. Apply to
Mo Mala street.
GIVE ME A CHANCE
To e?tim;?te and il i any
kind of building or repair w rk ywu
want done either in tcwo or country.
All work eutrusted tn me will '
In a thorouiihly satisfactory manner,
and in quiekest tune p ssible. flans
and sp?cifient ions furui-O'-it fot any
F. P. STEARNS.
Contractor and Bni! i- r
GEORGIA H ?ME
Frf?leriikshiir?? Ag?-nry 1
business iu W7.
In '?2 y^ars erery l*>?ss has be'Pii
Bat ??factor. I y settled.
~gr* We number am ns?*t onr j j
h"i 1er- t^f be-t bu-m-ss meu t f F ed
erickahurg Sp t-ylvjni a. S'.tt.td,
King Ge irfje, Caroline and Ftiuquier.
Wiite for lat-s lo
Lots! Farms! Milling Property!
Two lot? tin Prince IvKart M reft, b tween
Amelia ami Lew ii-; '"i - ooroei Hanover aod
U-e Avenue; t-<> m ?Vi.u? ptrt?-t;
one o i i ?mer ?'arn!-ne and Mawfte; one ?in
come ? *>t Hawhe ?nd Hophla ; two on Cam
Uno betw?-<-n llawke un PI t ; twoon S-.phlu
HJiwe. ii ilawke an I Pit' ; une "ii W(
Of WasbiliKton Avenu ; four lau e si il ? 01
Waainrikrioii Avrmii- Kl e >n ?inar Property
In Sp-.tsyivaiiia i.iiintv. Va r Bal
?dJniniiiK OOUDtlee. Fur pnet-s and t rma
S. Sydney Bradford,
The only Ilsen Bed l-e?| K'taH- Airent in
reder ckabur^. Va. 80S C stra-a-t
Orand Maater Duke Pays an Official Visit
Or*nd Mieter R T W Duke Jr ,
la\st Ffiday nightpud an t ITi-i ?I vi-it
to Lodge No 4. A F & A M of this
olty, and presided during the c inferring
of throe degrees, tw i "f whi h were
Mistara' djg.-ees. Tne Bible on whioli
George vVashingt m was obligated -a is
used In the cerem mie^
Diatriot Dipoty (Jraml Mtster Jrtme?
P. 0orbin w? uls i prient in hin offlcul
A fcumptaous supper wa* served under
the supervision el Fist Master James
T. Lowery, as steward, whioh waB
greatly enj iyed.
Lodge No. 4 is in a fl >nri?hing cm
dition and now numbers HI member?
Young People a Union.
The monthly unetmg of the Young
People's Union of the Presbyterian
Ohutch last Friday night w*sa partico
la-iy luiereatiug (?casion Ooeof 0 >w
en's stings by Mi?s Carmen M ra, a
sweetly rendered solo bv Mi?b Hiy? of
theO ?llege.anda be.uiifnl sing by Mr.
Obarles Wright with m-al* qaartsj?*
ohoru* by Messrs. Wright, Br?lle.
Sydeostricker and Adams, weregr?-jtly
enjoyed. The ap^oial f^atuie of the
evening was an eueedingly inter-ating
address by Rev. R R H wn>n nu
"OldFredericka^urg." H- ?salt largely
in unwritten hi-ti ry and oommanded
the oloeit attention of his hearers.
Oen Rugglea Succeeds Bon. Wm. A. Little.
At an important meetiug of tb- Ex
eontive Committee of tne Battlefields
Park Association held here Saturdav
morning. Oen. George D. Rnggl-s of
Washington, was elected to fill the
vaoaucy ou the ?ieoutive Commut?e
oooMloned bv the resignation of H m.
W. A Little. At Judge J. B Seaer's
suggestion General Ruggle? will be
made chairman of the committee on
Jannery 1, I9?0, when Judge ?auer's
reslfnation sa ohalrman t.kes effect.
; Liivdf aud currcDl Comments
Mrs 1>. ?? Aldrldge i? critically ill.
.Vi j. l) Raj, wh ? bas been quite
??i k. is ?ut again
Doa't fail to sei K I Baker's
Miss Carrie Bell i^atnn Is visiting
friends in Washiugt ?u.
Mr H Frank Jones went to Wash?
ington yester.i.iy on businese.
Capt S O Peyton hue returned frt iu
a buBiuei-s trip to P.uquiei oouoty.
Ol l papers for sale nt The Fr? e I ?nOB
offl e, at lOota per hundred
Mr and Mr? A. H. ChewnlnK. of
Sy .ifj lvai.ii?. we?a iu the oity .s.iui
Mayor A P Rowe left for Riobmond
this morning to visit his steter, Ht?,
Dr K B Oarmiobael and Mr R B
Merchant, of Wesbingtou, sp ni Sun?
: ?;a> a- ii?.
W t eu in need of g?? 1 ? J
> ur ordere tu Jonu M (ittffln, r"
Third st'iry ro nus for rent ti??' ir, le
wiiboni iliiiiiieu. Apply to 709 Main
? tuet, Frederioksbnrg, Va.
Mies Mamie Porter has returned t.
Lvuohbu ?- fr. in a visit ?o tit r eisur,
Mrs J E I'utnpkiM, here.
Mr. und Mrs ? C K ?wlett have re?
in i i?! f..?m ifieir bridal t?lp ami aie
.it II in?- mi Ann I i.i SI teal
Dr J L Henley an?* wife, ?f Tap
? ?* ?? .on- up ni al? i ii r Rich
m -na Saturday en r.?uie t i Bait lu ?re.
LOST?A Ladies Bilver Watch The
fiml-T k?ih be soitabl? reward ?1 ?*?. i n ?
q'i?'tions a?*ed, it s ?m i i- lefl al L in? e
Mis, Annie El un, ? f Richm ?nd, wbo
n viai i y Aim a ii ?? Cole ei d
Mrs \v h Brauuan, returned home
Mr m.d Mrs. \V N i . s-i and
daugiit r, Miss LittieC lUwn. of Caro?
line, w-re in the eiry r-..t..r : y uU a
Mr 0 E Knopf und sister, f Wir?
ren P., .i ?? ? i?itiu_ f lleuda in Caro
line, near Milf >rd, where Mr K was
f un- iiy a pr ?nnueiit mi tenant
in furnish you the corr.
ii dn ?? | ? de, silks, millinery,
M In n s a rarx
Men's and Boys olotbtng, etc i N
Dr. W, B R blm n. of Tappahan
nock, ciiu?? up nu tue ttaamsi Rich?
m lui Satord .y en r ut?> t> Lyi
11 it'i-iri a meet log of the Si ite Med??
Cil l'j i*rii, ti whiob he is a men
Y-m can ?>l?v*vs find at ' Hall
- e>sortmei t of goods In the
droK 1 ue Pre*c?iptiOus ate prep m ?I
k v ,k 1 ?necf pi i? es ?
? prompt and c?ir?-ful ntr? ni
Peyton L Willis, of Colpeper. re
. wi?n h -"k au?l line? a gut a i :?
in the Rippahaonuck riv-r, ?fir I. ? ?
Mill s said to be the la?ir< t
ti-n ever (-?urd? hi Culp-p-?r It weigh?
Th-re is n. thinR a tree fr?e???! will
m >re appreciate than a baaotifoll?
?f yours? If
tbi-Xmas i he Davis Gallery bare
????n in for you
S e li..
Oar men 's ( ssequsl$3 50, bp
radon t juiv the manufacturer
?i prl e ba-el on me up iihc f adver?
tising in ?11 ikT / o the Uni?
te! Sir-?, t b manufacturer fixing in?
retail price We fix our own price
J. w. Thomas.
9 ill f ?r divor-e has he-?n entered In
W fhingtou by Fteldiug J tin fr >m
Bl?sa Jirdiin, oo the gruau?! of ?i --???.
iband ?nava?. Tn -y were
married In Northomoerlaud ?? uuty,
Va. , J.inuity -J, !*>.'?'>.
Mu-'-r Birds ing Ci*kms n fell lot
th>- taoew .y "f the Wo ?leo Mill Son?.??
a?id iurr-wly e-?-ane?l ?ir wnii.? \-he
w i- g'itoa 0 wo tbeltst ume M ?a.
-V mu? Jumped iu <?.ud With mu -n
nfli u.tv rescued mm
The Irvington Ci?iz?n ?avs
Raii'i'ilph H i?v?rd. bauk-r of Preder
Ii k-'Utg. WdS this week the go. ?r f
w M:U Lee Mr H ?ward le a nr?ght
M is n at?d no Tnareday (ae?l*ted In
w.ik at Lan ? i-ier I'm hi Mjsouic
L ??ige "
Mr. Thomas Wilson, ?f the Garri-o ??
ville neighborb.i. wm in Hie c ty
M d iy A-ked if ?here w.is ?at
news In bis ?eotlon, be said
th--'e ?ras oonaiderable activity amo? g
youug peuple wit) were | ?oklog t -
waid- marimooy, and tnat never. 1
iinnia^p- w ?i.l l s ?m m cur
Miss s Nanni i Terri.1 and Fannie P
?1 leui m ?it U a i>te, w i i n .v
ri-itiiiR th- Brutow family iu M ddl?
??ex, w-re piisengers mi the steamer
Kicbm ?od to toie olty S?iturdiy They
i-p-i.t Saodey h?-re wit?! f'i-nd?? and
lefi f ?i tiie.r h tii-s by me P ,F. & P
K R ye?t*edav m ?rninir.
Death of Mr. Ruius T. King.
Mr Rufos I' Kkiig, an employe at
the Government Printing Olli e, died
suddenly ?iturday at the Blklon Hotel
in Washington. An attache of the ho?
tel who went to awaken him found the
1 f les- body <?f Mr King in his room
sti'irtly bef??re 5 o'clock. His relatives
were immediately notified, and the
b cly rem ?ved to the morgue to await
an examination by the coroner. No
evideiu'es of violence were found, aud
it is be'i'-ved thtit heart disea?e brought
?u by a shattered nervous sy-t-.m was
A married d tughter of the dereasfd
Who live? in South Washington, is ill
wi'h tynh nd pneumonia During the
p kit week Kiiix vi-oted the oivk daugh?
ter faithfully every evening and main?
tained a constant vigil at her bedside,
remaining on several occasions until
1 mg after midnight. Li's of sleep be?
gan to tell on his weak-ning c nstitu
tiou, and he was ad viced to retnrn to
his hotel e.rher and take more rest,
which he decioed to do
Mr King was about 53 years of age,
and a f.??m??r citizen of this city, wbete
his wife and five children now live.
The decised was a stewaid and served
in that repicity on the mail boats
whet ran to Qaantico and Aquia
Cieek bef ?re the Petinsylvauia Railroad
w?? ?x'ended to the former pi ica. Af?
ter the mail steamers were ditcnntin
u-d by reason of th? completion of the
r ulroitd. he acted as a steward iu the
Sixth street dep it at Washington, and
served in that cipacity until he secured
euplovmeui in the tiovernment Pnut
tug Offl e.
Tne remains were brought here yes*
terday afternoon and interred from the
Bap'ist Onurch at 2 o'olock. the pastor,
R-v. Dr. J S. Dill, conducting the
Tue pall bearers were Messrs. A M
Garner H-rbert Uravatt, G A Walker.
E L Allison, B J Marshal and T.
N B eut.
Piot-Ball Garre Between Leblgh University
and the University of Virginia at Rich?
mond Thanksgiving Day, lfcorsday, No?
R ?u..d trip tickets will be Bold No?
vember 29th and 3U'h, good going only
on date of sale, final limit for return
December 1,1890 continuous ptesage iu
each direction at rate of $2 60
O. G Coz, Agent.
Meeting of Board ot Supervlsora Repalra
to the Jail and Clerk a Office Pro?
tracted Meeting Parsonala, Etc.
(Correspondence of The Free Lance )
Stafford O H , V* , NoV 25. 1899
Mr T. W. Berrey la erecting a build
leg ut this place with the Intention of
est ibliahtng a high grade ?nhool
Board of Supervisors met last Mon?
day, and after all wieg various cl ilnis,
paused th-> following orders;
The rlerk was ordered to notify all
sti>re keepers in the county that the
board will not p.ay for ar-alps puichaaed
Biiis on abutments of Aqnla Run
bridge as follows : (leo. \V Payne, $6;
J Vf. Milla IS SO; O. F Blaeknurn,
per OUhloyard Contract awatd
el lo ? F Blaokbnrn, the 1 >we?t bid
tier, and he was directed to enter Into
bond bel are the clerk InltOO with good
security f it ths faithful performanot ol
t? ii.i ?'ii mrned to Ird M mdaj in
Mr j K MoGregot still oontlnuss
: m f-et'le health at in- residenos al
i .< protraoted meeting at RegUtat
Cbap 1 ?till t- oit mues, with good oon
giegaii us and much Interest
The r.iifs ol the 0 urt-h' u-e j ?il and
ol i r?etk's i ffloe are being repainted by
wttler i ? tile H 'ant of BttpStVISOfS,
Messrs Jo S Martin aud Harri
Gilbert left here this a in for a bunt
i u tie marshes nl A^uia Greek.
Rerberl Mers r. o 1 s? d. kumI oui
t w o | ?? ios wsrrautt lately , m ?king oath
' torat lbs pi t es li >'i thraatsned la
hang him " Upon tu il the warrants
I Berl ti t
bis ?? wit rent I sok i n
There is ? . it deal of oommsroisl
activity al (' il Landing, in tina
A i i 1er war has ti ? :i ?t irt rj Itere.
There Is no'questton that the sale of this
ature, m m uiv Mass, w.'iks demoral
ii it ion, pu m "1 if it avons, the j rung*
' of t ur p '[oil id n, ?ho
w mid n t drink llqa r, bur think it
?' n . barm to take -a plats i f older
Mr w B Bmltb, night operator f"r
the R . F iV 1' R R si Bra we, has
I u spp ilntmenl in the lailwav
nuil serrioe, much t - the regret of his
m at?v frieiio- lier-. Wntlat Ireing grate?
ful that ne attains a bettet poeitl i,
they do not like to pa?t with nuch an
etli lieul ami coarto ?m in
Just oie month frun t<iay we will
' bratiug the IsatXmas Inthe I9ta
Improvements to Montrosa Marriage Notea
rrespondsnoe i f Th- Fr*? Lance |
II ?troSS, Va . N iv II, U
M intmas is on a bo >m The beauti
fnl d.veiling erected by Mr J.iru-i P
Jenkins, Jr , boa reoei?red she tin-hing
tou-he? and adds much to the arp-ar
m ?? f ths t sro
Mr. Lionas Jac k?on h?B al?o finish?
ed the repairing and addition to what
i? t i be th? new h itel and the Bound
f saw ao.i hummer tell that the ?roth
? f the Mrponters ia faut bringing to
c mjiletl n his 1 irpe ?tat 1??
Mi Ja? U ibinson ia adding a bfau
tiful porch to his new arid handsome
g'oft' house ?
Dr <ie rep M irrn'i? residence has been
beiutifnlly painted inside and out and
ii >w piesents. with its bay window?, a
sti ikiug apps ir.in????.
The old and well known Sandy H tel
i- uid-rgiuig change?. Mr. Oe >. W.
Sandy h is recently taken charge again
and will be in full operation b> Monday
next when the traveler m ?y stop on Bit
journey and take courage.
ihe bell of St. James Epi'C pal
church will notify the whole town on
Tuesday evening next, the 2Sth, that
while all this enferpri?e and iraorove
ment |ia g i:ig on. another o '?tract
will culminate the marriage of Mr
.lames P. Jenkins and the accomplished
Misa M irv Harvey daughter of Mr. J.
>V Harvey, the oldest me chant of the
town. Tins will be a brilliant affair
and accounts fot the building of the
beautiful residence referred to. which
Mr. Jenkins, jokingly Informed ho
friends would be a bachelor's retieat
to entertain his friends
Mrs, Win Harris is quite sick, but
Dr George Mann ha? loft for a West?
ern bu-iness trip and will uot retuin
until late in December.
Mr. R B Muse, who has been un?
der medic il treatment fur some time,
both here and in Washtngtoo, and
wh 8^ life at one time wis despaired
of, we ate glad to say, looks like him
is f agtin and his familiar face is seen
frequently on the road.
Our old aud much esteemed towns?
man, Mr. O. D. J Evans, who has
been sick for months, was seen nn the
street a few days since and shows signs
of returning health.
Mr. J. W Harvey, of Montross, lost
a valuable mate some time since that
had reached her twentieth year. He
informed your correspondent that he
had sold and realized in c?sh from oolts
raised from this valuable mare $1 060.
aud in all the years from the time she
wan five years old up to her death bad
not failed to perform her part in cul?
tivating the crop aud on the road.
Times were never bftter in this
p art of old Westmoreland ; money is easy,
plenty of sausage, plenty of oysters and
thousands of rabbits to give exercise to
beadles and hunt-nnen. P.
In Honor of Mrs. OoMrtck.
The Pit'sburg, (Pa.) Leader of the
22nd instant, says:
"An unusually pretty card party was
given yesterday afternoon by Mrs.
H 'Ward Blair, of 8ewickley, in honor
of Mra. Wm Orafton's guest, Mrs Jnn.
T G Kilrick, of Virginia. The Blair
residence opens out beautifully for the
purposes of an entertaii ment, and
while three or four tablea were placed
In each of the rooms?the drawing
room, library and dining room?there
was no suggestion of crowding Mra.
Liwry, Miss May McCoy and Mrs.
Sitnoel Cunningham were the prize
winners of the occasion. Among the
guests was one of the popular brides of
ths season?Mrs. Eugene Murray."
Blcknes? :and Deaths Hog Cholera N ? |
Bale? lor Taxes Adverllied Cattle
Bales-Other New? of Interest
(C ?rrespiindeuce of The Ft tu Lince )
Orange Co., Va.. Not M
The Interesting corresponde! ? fr. m
Z? has left doubt iu the miuds of some
who enjoy his newsy notes as to who
accompanied a certain young lady on
her trip to town reoently. As she is
among our cherished friends we follow
her meanderings with great Interest.
Our people are eat? hing ?ho vu<- me
oraze. Bmall-poi in Louisa,soatl? t ami
typhoid fevers and diphtheria within
? ?ur ootifiues create great unrest Drs.
Woolf.'lk, Critteinleii. Holladay and
U irilau are kept ooust intly on the road.
Mabel, youngest daughter of Roderloi
Kuighton, be! iw Unlonrllle, died yes?
terday of typh ltd fever, an?l two other
of his children are sick ?f the same
. but Improving
Mr Jones, who le?utlj purchased
Fife Lnmsden's store and st???:k, 1 st a
uhild with diphtheria the same d*y,
and ha? two more very ill with it M.iy
I'r ?vuleii,e deal gentlf with him in
this Bill oil '11
The news Ii ?at.Is at pabilo p'v
full ?f shentl and constable nntioes of
?.?le?, fir tues There are other er ldenoea
<>f good time? and prosperity in our
H i* cholera is prevalent in L ?ul-a und
baa ororaud the bmrder Into Orange,
Heal and nubbtoi are alretdy Boaroe
ami our yeomanry are ill prepsrad for
Our p?ople are ?hipping their apples
some one way, others another J E.
Kills sent p ii t of his crop ? f tine wine
aapa to Riobmond ami pmi ti Liver?
P ?ol N-Xt Week JOBa Will sill,? 1,1 ?id
of his fine cutlet i Richmond, and
thou we h ope to see him ?1 ?u his PrlnOB
Altiert ami w ?0 the Mu-.-s
WS bear ?h it W I H ... | i?, acau?
d?llate for M ?y r f I, more The eil?
? ige i- fi ? lly and o nip tl?
?ion so sharp th it it m iy take an ? !li ? r
? i r? gol its the prlos i f sugar al
Real astute agent Harlow, "f Orange,
Ins done so well In that une (bal a
f ?ruii'liible corps ??f rivals In the p r
??onage? ? f Bi iwnlng, Grymea and
Slaughter h iv ? SBtered the field
It is ruin o?d tha? Rev, A J H.trlow
will soon put up an el?ctne light (lint
'l'.day many ?>f our sportsmen are on
?he hunt Mesura Burruss, Graves and
others ?ffei dear; M"?..?rs Morton, K"_v
nolds & Co after Keynard.
Me?srs Burrus? and Oraves, ctttle
kings of this rauih, report sa'i?-!
??les. save iif a oalf b ught ?f A
'ireen. The dlsorepenoles about the
age, lites, ?torn?oh and hi?le of this
rumunat >r will hanlly drive thes? en
teipislng ge?tl^nien from the f'
J. J Casey was heartily wslc mad
back to hi* Orange home this week
We regret that he is soon to leave us
again for Wisconsin, wh?r> he may
make his future h uie
Mis? Casey, a sister of Mr Tim
Cas*y, is expected today.
We are glad t> note the rapid im
provesnent ??f Mr Cisey, Hr , aud Tim
Mr. Jnn. Fruz-r returns t??day from a
pleasant visit t ? relttivesiu Hi ohtnond.
if fr.isty Monday, we expect to siin-ll
hog hair, if warm the to??r ?if the foi
An Exciting Tournament
(? ?rrespondence of The Free Lance )
Milf.rd, Va , Nov 23.
There was an ex iting contest on the
D swell ra-e tt.'i-l*, in II mover county,
1 i-t Friday afternoon between the gal?
lant knights of Hauover and Caroline
for the honor of crowning the qu-oen of
love and beauty and her maid?. (? nte
a large and enthmiast c crowd wit
n?eeed the display of chivalry and
cheered the kniwhts ?n t?i victory
?he names and titles of the Hanover
kntgh's were T O Baker, knight of
I'nyl irsvill?; F H ?l!'ii?w.?rth. knight
f Qaraett's; Atthnr Wrigr.t, knight of
-; W Parkinson, kii'gl.t
? ?f Plaindealings; T. E. Campbell,
knight of D ?swell; M. D. C ?nine,
knight of Ellington; Wm. Daoey,
knight of South Wale?. Those of Car?
oline were E. M Burros?, knight of
Kuther Glen ; H G Blackley, knight
of Pen?la; 0 R Dickinson, knight <f
the L ist Cause ?Joseph Houston, knight
of the Wild West; D G Qnarles,
knight of Cores; J Hunter, knight of
ntieste?field; M Campbell, knight of
The riding resulted In a tie between
four knights, which when ridden out
resulted as follows: Knight of L< r%
Cause, four rides, eleven ring?, crown?
ed Miss Bessie D. Beazley, ?f Caroline,
queen of love and beauty ; knigbt of
Kuther Oleo, foor ride?, ten rings,
crowned Miss Irene Blackley, of Caro?
line, first maid of honor; knight of
Taylorsville. four rides, nine rings,
orowoed Miss Annie Mitchell, of
H ?mover, second maid of honor;
knight of Golansville, four rides,
eight rings, c-owned Miss Eva
Samuel, of Caroline, third maid of
The knight? were marshaled by Mr.
Wm. Oardwell and the charge deliver?
ed by Mr. Horace Bochanan, of Han?
over. The tournament reception took
place at the residence of Mr. 0. 0.
Fitzhugh. .where the coronation address
was delivered by Mr. Mr. S Heperon.
and immediately followed by a sumptu?
ous sopper over which the queen pre?
sided at the head of the table, her first
maid at the foot and second and third
maids, one on eaoh side A gold
medal was presented to the winner of
tue queen's crown and silver ones to
the other sncces?.ful knights.
The writer regrets that he is unable
to give the title of Mr. Arthur Wright,
a? it was omitted in the list of koights
furnished him. B
A Powder Kill Explosion
Removes everything in sight; so do
drastto mineral pills, but both aie mighty
dangemna Don t dynamite the deli?
cate machinery of your body with c?l
omel, or? too nil or aloes pills, when
Dr Kiog's New Life Pills, which
are gemle as a son* mer breeze,
do th? work petf. ctlv. Cures Head?
aohe,Constipation. Only 25o at M. M.
Lewis drug store.
Tic fise lili
?IO Main Street
febree a Old Stand).
A few prlcea Ko boom buaines? dur?
ing the dull season
Prunes 7o. pound.
Plain aud Mixed Oandy 7o. lb
Large box Lye 80.
Lump Starch 4o. lb
Alabaster Starch, with Blueing and
Wax 4o. package
Corn Search 4a
Large boxes Matches In dozen | ? dozen
for 26c. )
?Ti tea Waah Boards 8c
Plot bee I'm? lc. dozen
Cobbler's Sht>e Nails Bo. h 1
Ink In, bottle
Kiivelopes He. package
Paper ?> and ??<?. quire.
Armour's Key Soap 2 for 5c.
Cur Favorite Soap, 12 bars for 25o.
This an old well seasoned soap and
only limited quautity in etcxk and
oauimt be sold again at the prloe
Bpsoial bargains in
Tinware, Dry Coxis, Notion?, ItO,
Oouutry merchants will do well to
get "ur tlrfure? to the trade b?'f"re buy?
Di n I forget the plane,
(Sebree's Old Stand. ;
Tell 'us t"i ??, ireful m
of our food, liny fOUl Ol
?biro jou are auru to fet
The Purest and Best.
We sail nothing tliat w? cannot accompany
?lib uur guarantee.
Everybody Wants Them.
I nrklafe end Japanese Fi*?,
S'lruethiiiaf tine to tSSts.
French h i j> Mum Hun?.
' ii c Orallnes,
1 ir,e-t MarabBallo?
I'reiH h Ml ature..
Lowney's Fias Qooda
ISSSter Mix." the tlneat ('??.??*.
?a?. ?Jic TMiund.
"I'tiryaanthetnuina." apcrlrrt beauty, n'itb
I' g finer. 20c. pound
M Straw?." the ParlOt Wafer. BaBlfSOt
ly ieltetOVS, ?unetli ng new. lust In.
??Nuts to Crack "
our ?took or Nuts, auch a?
Cb'ifornij* Svafl Shell Almonds. Parraa-ona
Almond?. X X X X lln/.ll ? Jurat*) Pecana.
?M >? nitawrta, Qrssebls ifeianUi ?nri Koyai
MlSSS Nu?, are Ju?' In AM Ot the above
?roods an asWeffDS and very faucy. Never
tiefere lis? rucha ?took 1.n exhiMted In
fisesiteksbure. Ju-t eosne ?nit take ?^i. ,,k
M packed t" overflowing with
Our New Fall Stock
bought for you. Examine it.
Said. " Your ?tore should b? the pride of your
town " Hlght I
Come and See !
W. L Burruss,
The Modern Grocery,
THE OUTFIT WAS NOT HIS OWN.
But He Was the Best Dressed Man at the
At a bis; wedding that took place In
this city, we won't say when, the groom
had a bald headel friend, who is not
much of a society man. to be one of
his groomsmen The "bald-head" had
no outfit suitable for the occasion and
be put his wits to work to ?et one at a
Bmtall coat He borrowed the ahoea and
silk stockings from his brother, the
skirt from bis intimate friend, the
pants from a gentlenan which were
worn when be was married, he hired
the coat and ve-t from a tailor, the
necktie and givres were presented him
by the groom, who also loaned him a
hat, his button-hole boutenalre was ar?
ranged by the nimble fingers of his girl,
the collar he wore wss his own. It
was a subjiot of remark that he was the
best drexsed and best looking man of
all the gro mamen who participated on
A Pretty Marriage.
Qrace chnoh, in Fauquler oounty,
toan Mileuinizid within it. walls a very
pretty marriage Sunday. The parties
were Mr. Wm Betch, Jr., son of Mr
Wm Beach, nf St ?fiord, and Miss Lil?
ian Beach, daughter of Mr. Richard
Beach, of Tackett's Mill. Rer. J. W.
Hefiin performed the ceremony. Miss
D ira Heflin was maid of honor and Mr.
Wm. Huffman be?t man. Aft<r tbe
ceremony an elegant oollatlon was
served at the borne of the bride's
Notice of Removal
Hating removed to tbe office formerly
occupied by tbe late Oapt. John Ward.
at No. 605 Main street, next to Botta'
wood yard,?sill be pleased in the future
to see my friends and patrons at my
1 am tn the market for any quantity
of railroad ties,cedar posts, poplar wood
and sawed lumber. I will be pleased
to hare your patronage.
J W. Matters
t The Boird of Pabilo Werks, whloh
includes Oor. Tyler end the State
Sinking Fund Commissioner?, will
make an official trip of inspection over
tbe Richmond, Prederlcksburg sud Po*
tomoo Railroad today.
in driving may be marred by a horse that shies,but
the timid driver can feel secure when he is seated
'-**, in one of our reliable Buggies. Their perfect con?
struction, light and easy running gear, luxurious
upholstery and finish, as well as their new and up
/ to-date designs, make them comfortable, styliah
and safe, and render them general favorites with
?"?*??' ? everyone. *
CHANCELLOR & RAWLINGS.
FARMERS' SUPPLY STORE,_ FREDERI0K8B?RG. VA
GO STRAIGHT TO BRENT'S.
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ Styles in Drees Goods, Silks, Millinery, Wraps,
fto Men'I and Hoy's Stylish Suits, at 25 per cent, less than yon can buy them at other placel.
Boy's Suits, from 69c. op. Men's Suits, from II.98 up; Uood neary ynrd wide Cotton at 4c.,
North 6. Calicoes at 3?c. Percale* at 5c, worth 8. Trunks, from $1.00 to ?1O.U0
We have latH styles and low prices, that you cannot liml at other stores. It will pay yon
to W6 this stock before milking your fall parchases.
T. N. BRENT, Fredericksburg, Va.
Our fall goods are now crowding in, and our warerooms and tsture building is fast Ailing up
with our fall purchases of
Fall Goods, MMM Boote, Christmas pis,
and Seasonal?!?- Goods. *???v?-i before has our line been so complet?. N'^ver before have we
been as prepared as now to till all orders for Fine or Staple Urocnries Your interest shall
be well cared for here, an?l with our system of doing business, with our stock and experience
as foundation stones, we solicit your patronage. Write us for prices, if v??u are unable to
com? in person, and keep before you this fact that " IT PAYS TO BOY THE BEST." A
few of the lines already arrived are Canned Fruits and Vegetables, Macaroni and Spaghette,
Raisins, Citrons, Currants, Prunes, Evaporated Fruits, N'uts, Buckwheat Flour, Hominy,
All correspondence given prompt attention
_IV. L. BRANNAN.
THE DIXIE. s
C This is a very popular little SHELLER, especially for those p
0 who do not rais9 large crops. Price is very reasonable. I
R Can sell you a fine Double Sheller for more money. Call or ?
N write to us. p
DECKEK & ALRICH. 5
Remember Our "Success" Air
Tight Wood Heaters, best made.
W. A. BELL & BRO.
CAR LOAD SOLID OAK
Bed Boom Suits,
At Old Prices.
Remember us when you are on th?0.
lookout for Bargains in Housefurnishin
Goods. Wholesale and Retail.
W. A. BELL & BRO..
918 Main Street. FREDERICKS BURG, VA.
VA/ A M "T" C" I"") __ Every man and woman that visits Fredericksburg for
V V *^"^ ? ^ " ^m ?-?-^ ? ? ""pleasure or business to visit our store and see the BAR
GAINS and Newest Goods for Fall and Winter in
PLAIN, FANCY, PLAID AND BLACK DRESS GOODS,
Cloaks, Capes and Furs. Blankets and FlanneR Silks for Waists. Near
Silks for Linings from 12ic. up.
for the Fall is one of the largest that has ever been shown in town. Come
and look for yourseli at
924 MAIN STREET. ?-j/ftQfoof Q
Famous Hymn Writer Dead.
Platcfieid, N. J., Nor. 26.-Robert
Lowry, D. D., one of the best known
hymn writers In the world, died at his
home in Madison Avenue, this city,
Some of his best known compositions
are: "Shall We Gather at tbe River?''
"Where Is My Wandering Boy To?
night?" "I Need Thee Every Honr,"
"Weeping Will Not 8ave Me." He
left a widow and three sons.
Miss Mabel Virginia Oarrlngton,
daughter of the late Samuel J.Oarrlng
ton, of Richmind, has beiome tbe
Baroness Von Horn, of Dresden, Ger?
The marriage became known from a
letter received In Richmond by her
nnole, Mr. Peyton R. Oarrlngton, and
the announcement was made that the
pair would reside in Dresden.
Miss Oarrlngton was born in Boston
and has spent most of her life there,
but she was well known In this olty,
where she visited some two years ago.
She is possessed of an exquisite voice,
which she cultivated in Boston, after?
wards going to Europe to complete her
education. While sojourning in Italy
Miss (Harrington met the Baron Von
Horn. He fell In love wltb tbe cap?
tivating Virginian, and the marriage
The father of the Baroness was O 1.
J. L Oarrlngton, of the Eiohsnge
Hotel. He died in 1876.
Miss Oarrlngton is a neice of Mra
8t John, of this city.
Commencing November 16th, we will
sell roood trip tiokets Frederlcksburg
to Washington, good for three day*,In?
cluding date of issue, at rate of $2.75
Round trip tickets are already on wie
to Bait irr. "r*, Philadelphia and New
61 O. C Cor, Agent
Thirteen years Id the penitentiary
was the sentence imposed by the jury
at Boydton.Va., on Jennie Corprew for
vitriol thro win jr. It was in evidence
that the Corprew woman lay in wait in
a dark place for her rival, Mary Hayes,
and, after assaulting; her .threw carbolic
aoid in b?r faoe and eves, ditflguring
the woman fnr life.
National Export Exposition, Philadel?
Round trip tickets sold only on Tues?
days and Thursday until November
28th,good to return until December 2nd,
1890, at $8 20, including admission
coupon Tickets good going only on
date of sale and for continuous passage
in eaoh direction.
In addition to the above, round trip
tickets will be sold on Tuesdsy, No?
vember 14th and 21?t including capon
of admission at $6 10 Good only for
continuous passage in each direction,
limit for return ten days from date of
O. O. Coi, Agent.
Wheat, ?38 to ?38 ; oorn, 88 to 40. meal 99
to 100 per 100 pounds ? oats, 28 to 26 ;
fowls (live), 6 to 6?; chickens,
?3? to 7 ots. per lb. ; laxd, 7
to 8; eggs, 18 to 19 ots. ; butter
15 to 20; hams, 10 to !l_f ?Irish
potatoes, 40 to 60 ; beef. * to 8* : veal
4 to *%; Po?*. ? to 4>_; hides
farreen),? to 7 ?hides (dry),8to 10 ?hides
(green) salted. 7 to 9.
Wool?Unwanhed, 19 to 20; washed,
22 to 36
Th? ftrau aurait
The grain markets closed yesterday
i follows :
Chicago?Wheat, Dec. ?7'?i ; May
j ; Oorn. Deo. 80; Dec. oats, 23^.
ew York?Southern whe it. 70 to
77 ; Southern corn, 89 to 40.
Baltimore?Southern wheat. % to 69;
Southern ?sorn, 31 to 88.
Richmond-Wheat, 65 ti 71; oorn,
38 to to
Alexandria-Wheat, ?0 to W ; oorn,
M to S|
The annual meeting of the Stockholders i f
the Kripp'itidnnock Va ley Agrlcnltural an.
Msebnuieal Mxi-ty will be beld in tl
Mayor's Office in the city of Frederlcksbui.
k?i D?KmbfiT St., 1233,
at llo'ciock A. M. At this meeting ths ai
nuai rep rt? of the President and Treasur
wilbe mif? and officers elected tor tbe < i
suintr twelve month? All Stockholders s
earnestly requested to attend.
3. J. QUINN.
nov2? Secretary and Treaaurei
PI nWPL>?3 CUotSS ROSE BL'Dtt.
rLUWCKJ ( akvationb.vioi.i ;
and o'her CUT FL'iWRKrt and PIX>B> i
DB81GN8 at very KEASONAHLB PBIO ?
Leave rders at B. ?;. Ninde's, Main strut
J. PALMUS OOBDON
Sortit, AUbland. ?
Notice is hereby given to the B ??'?'
of Directors of tbe Farmers' Supply *
Home Beneflolal and Endowment h
oiety of Virginia and all othae per.
Interested in this Society, to mast ...
tbe basement of tbe
Shiloh Baptist ChurcN
(N. 8 ) Frederlcksburg, Va.,
DECEMBER 2. 1899
at 2:30 p tn., for the purpose cf
scribing for the stook of tbla Boole
REV. WM M ROBIN?)'
Secretary and Maa
Fredsrlcteburg, Va , Nov. Wsh. i