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Devoted to the Agricultural, Commercial and flan ufactu ring Interests of Fredericksburg and the Tidewater and Piedmont Country.
vol. 15?No 150
Fredericksburg Va. Thursday, December 21. 1899.
Price 3 cents.
J. T. LDWERY & CD,
Hand in Hand.
ONLY ONE HEADQUARTERS
FOR TOYS AND XMAS NOVELTIES.
LARGEST STOCK EVER EXHIBITED.
Wholesale and Retail.
Is gained by delay in making y ?ur selections I
Our lines are all ready and are open for inspection,
Anything You Hay Want
We Will Lay Aside For You.
We particularly suggest an early selection of
Calendars and Booklets.
Adams' Book Store.
P. McCracken, Bro. & C
? WHOi.lt*Lt tHD BlTAIL?
GB0CER8 AND LIQUOR D?ALER
Offer Ten Thousand ?Jallons PUKK BYE
and BOURBON WH18K1K8, from the fol- ?
lowing well known distillenes : (.?ruft A ( o.
of Ohio; Boone County Distilling Co., ol
Kentucky Mooticelio Distillery, o? Ms
land, ana W. F. Gray, of Pennsylvania.
Agents for Bergner.t Knsle sLa^er Beer?
They also offer 8ta; le and Fancy Groceries, ,
Agricultural Implement?, 8ea?d?. Guano, and ]
MRS. J?NCIE MONROE? |
Liquors and Groceries,
Commerce Jt., FREDERICKS URG.YAJ
1 am the tole agent bore of the celebran d
AI'PLEWOOD WHISKEY. I a.so keel? ail
gradct of Whiskey, from 11.00 up to $4 o i
irallon. Kiirar Leu Whiskey at Vli?.i. 1?. -t In i
the world. APPLE liKANDI KS irum ffc.UU to
A full ?lock of Corned Potomac Herrin? od |
Consult your interest by calling on BM be ]
fort- buying or making your purchases.
MKS. JENCIB MONK?>E. ;
FAMILY GROCERIES OK ALL KINDS
My stock ot Liquors is large, ronsitti"* c
Foreign and Domestic URAN D
Fare Apulewood ?ud Farmers i-ret-i?
Rye Whiskey, $2 a gallon.
MAGNIFICENT APPLE BiiAM-Y i
Qsj <v>M MERCK AND UIBSKTY ST8
ELK RUN WHISKEY.
This celebrated brand si KENTUCKY
IM'RKRYE WHISKEY, guaranteed 1<Y
proof and 2 yea>-8 old at 12 per gnlion is for
sale by Mrs. J. F. Monroe, Commerce
street, Fredericksburg, Va. For Ha or it
has no superior at the price. It Is smooth.
pleasant to drink, and there is not a bead
ache in a gallon. Come and try it. ?ml vnu
will buy no other.
WINES AND LIQUORS.
Pore Rye Whlrkey, Pnre, Old Rum, Pure
Holland Gin, Pure Sherry Wine, Pure
French Brandy, Pure Apple Brandy.
Pure Peach Brandy, Pure Blackberry
Brandy? A complete stock of Liquors
for medical use at the old Reliable
G-ooery Store of
CHAS. WALLACE & BRO.
Cor. Main Commer?a 8u.
IT PAYS TO
M M BMP?
.lust reason with yourself a few minutes
and you Will agree with us that It pays you to
?et Pure Good? for the same money yt u now
pay for Adulterated (?oods.
Fall in line with the masse- and go to
where you will get your money's worth. Purs
(ioods ?nd Ho c.:t Measure.
Our Liquors are Unexcelled.
Gold-nStar. $1 20 a gallon
Choice Rye. 1W"
Helle of Virginia. 150"
Apple HlotHom. 175" "
Karmert* Delight . 200" "
Kentucky Club. tW
Kentucky Daisy (white). 2 00"
King of Kentucky. 2i0" ??
Canada Rye, which is the finest medicinal
whiskey distilled, at f? 0J gal.
?ontmentul Sour Math at S3.'X)a gal.
Apple liratdy $2 00 and IS.UU a gal
Alto Peach, Ginger, Freuch and Blackberry
Urandies, Hums, ulns, Wines and Heers
We appreciate your patronage.
Strasburger & Son,
215, 215?, Tenth st.
A. B. Botts & Co.
P1RK, LIFE and ?CCIDEHTS IISUR
Oflie : 312 Commerce Street.
Represents Bixteen first-class c-rmpan
ies. Rates low as the lowest,and loaaM
promptly adjusted and paid.
HT I REFRESEMT ONLY THE __fj
of this conntry and Europe. Assets
over fifty million dollars. b?ow
rates and just fottlemcnts.
S. WILL?S HOWARD,
IN8DRANC1 AND COLLECTION AGENT
Blinds, Cypress Shinglee
N. C. Flooring and
which f Mil cheaper tuar. any one o.st
in the city.
Cal! and ret my prices before buying.
II. .1. MAKSHALL. B. K. BMITB
We are now manufacturing
PURE SPRING WATER.
This ice is an absolutely pnre article,
because the water is boiled and filtered
before being tro%*n.
ty Get the best article at the Lowest
Price by purchasing from
Tie Freiericksburg Ice Co.
W. S. EMBREY.
?ruooessor to Kmbrey A Berryman.)
ib?I-t in BAII.POAD CB088 TIIE8, Cfc
DAK P08T8, 8PUKB8 AND HOOPS
Keep? constantly on hand a hum sappl?
Of Baled Hay and Mill Keed. BBjr(Mcar?e?
?tsllro?,-* I?arvr?l ?HadariaVshnrsi Va
Empire Grain Drills
FOR SALE I
R. L. BISCOE.
1/rlKDK ?ICKIBOEO, VA.
Neither Congress Nor the Pcrople Yet
Committed to Imperialism Says Mr.
S?-m'oi li ?nr l-.a- written h lit t i r
to former Senator Edmunds replying
to an invitation ?o be present at a
meeting ro be held to dtaeoaa the
Philippine question. Seuator Hoar
d?chues to Ktt?Mi?l because bo tliinkt?
tli it what be will have to Bay ou tin?
Philippine question will be more ef?
? if said iu his place in th?
ate tn-ii el ewbete. Re adds :
"1 have Dot changed th?? opinion 1
t'?)rmf(l and ?xpressed last winter,
ex ?-?it th?-t il h i s been confirmed and
strengthened by what has happened
sine?- If w?? i??.?! dealt with tie
people ?>t tn?- Philippine Islands as
are undertook to deal with th?' peo
pleofCnbtBi who wo declared? and
they certainly Lad no butter tul? ol
right ought to bt? free and indepen
dent; 't in-tea?! of undertaking to
buy them, and I ' 'tnk:ticj to
lUtj?gite them by force, we htd as
eared them of >nr parp?se to respect
?heir rights, to protect them against
foreign interf?rent)?-, to aid th??m, tu
e order, ?-??1 to loare I
whenever thej ahoold desire, to the
ingof freedom and ol self-go?
eroment, we should bare had u?i war.
We sh ?aid hf.vt Iih?1 no I"
W? should haven , I ?rg ezp? oditures
of m >ui? >?. We should uo* have
trampled ?>?. the ? ' ipon which
out owD institutions a?? founded.
V... - licted
pledge of ??ir fathers. We
... ni ? ?! the sndying
? .?t the |" ? pie "i the Philip
pice [elands. We should bai
i from their gratitude eeery
in the way ol commerci?! ad?
vantage ?>r advantages ol military or
naval 6t*tion that their gratitude i
could bestow. We should have the
with which the glory >>1 0 i
other country in history could be
e?ouipar?d -?jf being the great libera?
tor in both hemisph- I
"Terrible mischief da?* ben already
aplished through the blunder ol
list winter's treaty. Rut it is not too
lite to retrace oar steps. Congress
bas not yet committed ittell to the
poh"y of imperialism. S ill less are
the American people so committed.
It is not too late to assure the people
of the I'uilippine I-lar.Js that we will
cot trample them under foot or com?
pel them to obey us against foreigu
cupidity; that we will aid them to re?
store order; that we will help them in
every way in our power to establish
for themselves such government as
they may desire; that thereafter our
us to them should be only those
of fr?en Is and equals.
"If that were doce, peace could be
restored in an hour. ?J.der and pros
perity and happiness would prevail
instead <vf war aod devastation. The
flag of the United States, which it is
sought to make the symbol ?.!' con?
quest and oppression, would be, as it
bas ever been till now a symbol of
liberty anil of hope to all the nations
of the earth. Withdrawn oily from
territory over, which it waves with?
out right, it woull c(>ntinue to wave
over that moral field over which is
its rigbtiul supremacy, and from
which it could never be hauled
Bobbed the Grave.
A startling incident, of which Mr
John Olivi-r, ?it Phil arle lphia, was the
subject, is narrated by him as fullows:
"I wits in a most dreadful oondition.
My skin was almost yellow,eyes sunken,
no appetite?gradually growing weaker
day by day. Three physicians had given
me np Fortunately, a friend advised
trying 'Electric Bitters;' and to my
great joy and surprise, the first bottle
made a decided improvement, I con?
tinued their use f?.r three weeks, and
am now a well man I know they
saved my life, and robbed the grave of
another viotim. " No one should fail to
try them. Only 50 ots, guaranteed, at
M. M. Lewis' Drug Store
Exhuming the Maine's Lead.
Monday morn?Dg a gang of four?
teen grave diggers, superintended by
('hsplain Chidwick and Dr. Macour,
begau the exhumation, in Colon
Cemetery, of the remains of the vic?
tims of the Maine. After clearing
away the tops of the mounds from a
majority of the graves the men set to
work, at 7 o'clock, to open the first
three, which contained twenty cof
About 1 o'clock in the afternoon
the first coffin was raised. It con
tt.ir.ud the remains of Joseph Seery,
and was one of the few tin-lined cof
Ads in which bodies were placed som ?
days before the funeral took place.
The next contained the remains of
Harry Keys, and the third those of
As the cf flins were raised there
mains were immediately placed in
tin-lined coffin' pr?-pared with lime
and charcoal bottoms, after which
more lime and charcoal were used,
and then the c< flins were carried a
few yards away, where tinsmiths
nailed down and hermetically sealed
the lids, tbe names being distinctly
Chaplain Chidwick, n.-iog his chart,
kept a strict account in each instance.
Forty ciiffins exhumed were carried to
the cemetery obapel, about 100 yards
A Thousand Tongues
Oonld not express the raptare of An?
nie E. Springer, of 1125 Howard St.,
Philadelphia, Pa., when she found
that Dr. King's New Disoovery for
Consumption had completely cured her
of a hacking cough that for many
years bad made life a barden. AU other
remedies and doctors could give her no
uelp. bat she says of this Royal Oare?
' 'it soon removed the pala in my ehest
and I oan sleep soundly, something I
can soarcely remember doing before. I
feel like Bounding Its praises through?
out the Universe " So will every one
who tries Dr King's New Disoovery
for any trouble of the throat, Ohest or
Langs. Prioe 50c and 91 00. Trial
bottes free at M. M. Lewis' Drugstore;
every bottle guaranteed.
A Movement on Foot to Imprors the
Tin; Washington -s'
Tbti wits of of the Fifty i-ixtli
tuny an well bo gettil g ready,
1er they are to have at least one
theme worthy of their powsrs. Ap?
propriatelysnoogh, tbsrsii a move
iiu'tit on fool in Ksntasky for lbs in?
proTsensnt of 8slt Rivsr. This ist be
stream famous iu political song anil
story. Partis* tuHvf.sand partial
may ro, but Salt Hirer tl iws on f >r
Por political purposes tbs little
river needs no improvement. I', tl >ats
a era go of broken hearts ami disap?
pointsd expectations with no sort ol
ii (Realty. Many i neb have p
up, aud many otbsrs mut inavitablj
follow, Bat foreonamsreialpur|
according to tin? loeal ebronisls, it
might bo dsspsnsd to advantag?-,
Blearsd of snags and other obstrue*
tions, and Congress is to bo a^k? d in
consideran; its bill for river impr its
mentH to remember thin bisto
? appeal will riiit r- .-a i-s
cin iv> 1 v apon hum >r and
nature. Tuero is a pleasant side
itimental inter? t t-> tbs
i ilrnrnn the -? l
of tho State in which Mi. Linsoln
b tp; ami iu Iba! early day,
wtien flseta oi tl itboati H ?atad down
tile ? lato arnl Mi ; - ppi to N us ? '
lbs tinats wire loud
Dg it.- iiH?ks. Mr. Line?la n/ei
lib. a il atbj itinan.
though he probat!y never shipped i
from his old homo. Hm tmt unlikely
he fell in nu Inn . BIS Ol
his father's tld nsigbb ?t.", kn<1 dauc
ed with bis eronies in hnedown fash?
ion to their fiddliug. A bit ol ?
nient, tbsrsfore, noes with tbs old
Salt Kiver j >ke, and the sentiment
and tho joke together. BOl to m? l
tion the fact that there are up-?
?justness eoosideratioas spp
ought to BSSara f >r the appeal a re
al| il not f. friei.iUy her.
There are people with the idea that
Salt River is an imaginary stream,
existing OBly in the geography of poli?
tical humor. It is, on the contrary,
a very pretty little tributary of the
Ohio, watering a fertile country and
floating a fair local commerce. Hat
it owesits fame tothe politicians,aud
great number? of them have been
imaginary passengers on it* ?jniet
tlCO Reward. S130.
* 1 ie readers of this paper will :
.? urn tntt there latieistOSM Or adatd dI?
en??- tint science ha? been sble to cure in ?11
II rh. Hal.'? i'ttarr i
Cur? is the onlT positive cure koowa ?<> the
medical fraternity. Catarrh basing t
tutl na! dise se, requires a constitutional
treatment Hall's Catarrh Cure Is take In
tcrnally, acting directly upon the Mood ami
t surfaces of the p)-:(in thereby de
-tioj mg the foundation ol tbi
sivlnsjtoe patient ?tn-ngth by tmtdmg up
the con-O'tiition ?nd assisting nature m do
ingitswnrk. The propnet - much
!n th In Its curative powers tt:at they offsi
Dae Hundred Dollars for ?nv oass tht?. it
fallt to cure. Bend for litt ol t.-st monial?.
Address, K. .1. CIIKNKV \ CO., To i
Bold by DruggiiiH. .'??.
Hall'? Family I'lils ?re ?he liett
The British Disasters.
Tho Baltimore Sun says:
The defeat of (ienoral Holler near
('oleneo by the Boers furnishes addi
tional evidence that England bas a
difficult ta?k before her in the sub
jaeation of that brave and determined
people. It seems likely now that the
war will bo much more protracted
than even the most conservative had
anticipated and that to the valuable
lives already I<>Rt many more must be
added before H.-itish supremacy can
he establish? d. Iu fact, it is entirely
within the range of possibility that in
spite of ber immense strength and
resources, Great Britain may ulti?
mately be forced to abandon a strug
gle which promises to prove not only
costly in men and treasure, but full
? >f dangerous contingencies If Russia
and other enemies of England should
see in tbis struggle their opportunity
to attack her or to develop their own
interests at her expense, the Trans
vasl war might lead to complications
which would possibly cost ber far
more than the African game is worth.
Aside from these possibilities, bow
ever, every one of humane instino.t:
must share the feeling of sadness
which is said to oppress the womanly
(?aeen of England,who,it is reported.
is in a deplorable condition as a re?
sult of the heavy casualties, aud s
scarcely les<? stTocted by the losses
among the B >ers than by those of ber
own people. Possibly the <? ?een feels,
as do many thousands ol persons in
England and elsewhere, that this was
a warthat conld have been avoided ?
and that two great and brave races
are suffering from the ambitions
projects of greedy individuals acd
graspicg business interests.
Gaining a Wide Reputation.
As a core for rheumatism Chamber?
lain's Pain Balm is gaining a wide
reputation. D B Johnston, of Rich?
mond, Ind , bas been troubled with
that ailment sines 18(12. In speaking
of It be says: ' I never fonnd anything
that would relieve me nntil I used
Chamberlain's Pain Balm It acts like
magic with me. My foot was swollen
and pained me very mnoh, bot one
good application of Pala Balm relieved
me." For by sale M. M Lewis.
A copy of (?ueen Victoria's "Leaves
from the Journal of Oar Life in the
Highland8,"pre8ented by Her Mtjesty
to Charles Dickens, was sold at auc?
tion in London the other day for
That Throbbing Headache.
Woold quickly leave yon, if you used
Dr. Ktng's New Life Pills. Thousands
of sufferers have proved their match?
less merit for Sick and Nervous Head?
aches. They make pure blood and
strong nerves and bmld up your
health. Easy to take. Try them. Only
25 cents Money back If not cored. Bold
by M M. Lewis, druggist.
?tore and Dwelling Destroyed Oolil Mln
HiK Ctirlstmas Entertainments-Notes and
i ? Oorre-p ?ndence of The Free LaotM ?
? ?range County, Va.,
Dec 18, 1899.
A' half pant Ml O'clock last Friday
! n?ght the now store and dwelling just
ojmpleted by John M Daniel, at
Lahore, were entirely destroyed by
Are. Will Roberts, a worthy young
man, had just rented the place and
j ist brought in the last load of
goods Tbe fire originated unae
e untably on the inside of the store,
probably from a defectivo (lue. la
an hour from its discovery the store
au?l dwelling were consumed. Ko
in in ranee.
While there is a lull at the Mill
v:?-w mines, a little way from Li?
bore, there is much interest center
ing in th?gold mines on the fffm ?if
.lohn ??. M iston, close by the Mill
view mines. For some t inn capital
i-ts hiv? boon interested m the I-t >a
Dine, which is regarded as the
Bi m Hi?* seeton. K-eeutly ??re
from this untie has been
? ? ?if the richest and most pro.
daetive mines '?f An/, ma an?l analy?
tically and comparativoly pro?
Douneed to be riob in qn ihty an I
Ma cdonia m?l I'amu;ik?-y cfa I
will nave Christmas t the
. v, Doeem
6 tbe treo at Macedonia laden?
ed with ? Seringa will wave in beauty
to tin.? delight of the little one i. Wed?
aber, 27, the tree at
I'ltmuukey bearing the fruit ot benef ?
will welcome tao j lyous
greeting ol the children. The fr.?.
ti rual spirit of thoso church?
ma?keil with cnmmtndablt (,'uristian
The delightful weather almost pre
eludes the use of fire,keeps green the
and facilit?tes plowing and
feucng. H.ii' bird* au?i wruus are
- g in the morning sunshine,
while fover and disetse stalks
abroad ?n ?>ur land.
U L Colt-man has returned full of
?miles from a pleasant visit to Hin
ton. lie reports ?lhurishing timed in
T. K Casey has gone to bis Chica?
go home. He has a fotce of woik
uii-ti making additional improve?
ments on his place near Lahore.
?Our stores are sparkling with
t'hrirtmas goods, and the pullets are
doing their best to cackle a bit into
? vi i y stocking. Cood steamed oats,
icol loped liver, potato salad, a la
red pepper, etc., etc., are lavishly
used to help therfH enterprising work
ii the nest. When her henship
announces that she has made another
contribution to comm. r?-e the house
hold is aroused a? if by the yell of
lire, while tho "old rooster," takiD*?
ia tbe whole matter, j >i?s in hearty
'?or enterprising merchant, W.
T. Martin, is building a new stable
at his home,Pine Top. The many im?
provements Tom bas recently made
about his home adds greatly to looks
?.s well as comfort.
Mrs. H C. Burrass his presented
her jolly good husband with a cute
Christmas gift. It is nota kit of
oysters or a little brown jug, better
lar than this. Ii's a blue eyed little
Mrs. Julian Kendall, a near neigh
bor and kinswoman of Mrs. Bur
rus, who is never second best, has
made Julian a happy man and full
of j iy by giving bim a baby boy
Our boys are turning in from
school, railroading and other voca?
tions, to spend tbe holidays aronud
the old hearth stone. Mty the greet?
ing be full of pleasure aud profit;
may memory on unfailing wing carry
each heart to the rude manger at
Bethlehem, and in one unbroken
chain follow the ex imples of this
Divine,?being into a higher, holier
aud nobler existence.
To The Free Lance and its readers
we wish a happy Christmas. May
the recollections of a well spent year
crystallize into pleasant memories,
aod may faith, hope and charity
adorn tbe resolutions for higher aim
ami nob!? i purpose.
Summary of the Message of the Presi?
i Prom the National Watchman )
It greatly resembles a stump speech.
The g? Id standard is urged opon Con?
gress for immediate action
Impoaud the greenbacks
And the currency to be contracted to
Demagogical phr.iaei, each as ''exist?
ing gold standard," used while urging
the passage of a law to create a g Id
He acknowledges the existence of
trusts, and pronounces them obnoxious,
not only to the common law, but also
to the publio welfare; but doubts tbe
ability of the Government to control
Seven hundred and sixty dollars per
month taken from American taxpayers
to support the Sallan of Sola and his
The President tells of slavery on the
Island of Sulu, ?nd asserts that under
their treaty with n? any slave can pur?
chase his ?wn freed im, providing hebe
the highest bidder.
The President forgets to tell as that
polygamy is universal on the Sulu Is?
lands, and that our flag floats over and
protects harems and slave] pens on the
A shipment of sewing machines,
v?lui-ol at $103 750, was recently sent
bv an American firm to China. Tbe
Chinese women bave recently awak?
ened to tbe fact that tbe sewing ma?
chine is a necessary household imple
List of Writings.
The following is a list of writings
admitted to record in tbe clerk's offlr e
of Stafford sonnty linsstbe N'ovem
tier toi m of court :
Dood for land from R. S. P.iyne
et ai. to Wm. H Hill
Deed of trust H. W. H 11 et sis. to
H H. L Chichestor.
? ri for land from S. Bmtyard
to Peter Snellings.
Dsed et trust from l'oter Sntlhngs
et ux. to H. (?. Chet-lev.
I??d for I and from Miry A. Hard
ing to (?oo. W. Payne.
Deed of trust from (loo. \V. Payne
et o?. to Enterprise Building Abso
Dued for Und from B. W. Irvin et
ux. to <ieo. W. Hessony.
I? eu for land from H H L.Chiches
ter, commissioner, to Thos. Fines
Deed of trust from Thos Fines to
It. 11. L Chicboster.
Deed for land for R C. Perry et
als. to S M. Perry.
Deed for land from W. B. Beach,
>\ ., to Gao. v7. Cropp et ux.
Deed of trust from (?oo. W. Cropp
et ux. to Enterprise Building Asso?
Deed for land for Jane M. Sullivan
to M K. L iwry.
Deed for land from Virginia Ennis
to B. A D.dd et nx.
Desd for I iod for J io. A. Mac
Pbsrson to l.'ipidau Mining and
M iliqg Compaoy.
Dued for land foi Qso. v7. Hossony
et ux. to C E L igsrvsll.
I) id 'if trust from M. A. Hohr,
to B A Brasbsar
d tur land fron R. I.. Fit/hugh
to C. A Tru^lnvc
D? id for land from T. W. Herrev,
nsr, a e, to C. A. Shack
Dm (1 tor laud from H. Stone to li.
D e,l for land from Roberta Httlm
to P. English.
d of trust from P. English et
nx. to Enterprise Building Associa?
Deed for land from W. M. and T.
T. Norman to Paris Prince.
Deed of trust from Paris Prince to
Enterprise Building Association.
T. W. Franklin, justice of peace,
has paid the following Unes as of
nber 11, 1899 : Commonwealth
. Commonwealth vs.
By K H. Bryan, justice of peace,
12 *><), Commonwealth vs. Parker,
December 14, 1899.
SI.000,000 Eoer War Fund.
John T. Keating, national presi?
dent of tbe Ancient Order of Hiber?
nians, said in Chicago Monday that
the plan to raise $1,000,000 in the
organization to aid in fitting out
troop? to help tbe Boers in their fight
with tbe B itisb met with tbe enthusi?
astic indorsement of every member
of tre order in the United States and
('.tunda. Mr. sweating has been au?
thorized to bring the matter before
the executive officers of the order in
the United States and Canada. It is
proposed that every member give
money toward tbe scheme, and that
with tbe fund thus raised, troops and
ho pital corps be equipped and sent
to South Africa to join the Boer
Speaking of the movement Mr.
K?ating said : " Personally I am in
hearty accord with it. We have
more than -00,010 members, and if
each member give $5 toward tbe
fund, it would not be difficult to raise
tbe proposed $1,000,000. I have no
doubt that the scheme will meet with
Every cough makes
your throat more raw
and Irritable. Every
cough congests the lining
membrane of your lungs.
Ceasetearlng your throat
and lungs in this way.
Put the pans at rest and
give them a chance to
heal. You will need some
help to do this? and you
will find it in
From the first dose the
quiet and rest begin: the
tickling in the throat
ceases; the spasm weak?
ens; the cough disap?
pears. Do not wait for
pneumonia and con?
sumption but cut short
your cold without delay.
Dr. Ayer's Cherry Pec?
toral should be over the
lungs of every person trou?
bled with a cough
Write to the Doctor.
re?lT til th? p?rticul?r? In yonr t
Tell m whtt ?nor ?ip?r!?ii?? h?
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p?rl?n<-? emlnentlT au.lify o? f.;r
; ?nor ?tr>?ri?iic?
btttj with our ( herrr rector?]. Yoo
will rtctlTt ? prompt r?plr, without
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Makes the food more delicious and wholesome
SO>?l SAKINO ?XJwOf S 00., KfW vosa.
tbe approval -?f the offleors and di?
One of the largest aud most enthu?
siastic meetings ever held in Grand
Uipids, Mich., took place in tbe
Auditorium M >ndav night under the
auspices of the United American
Transvaal I. ?ague,recently organ z td
The speakers were selected from
the various nationalit?s, and each
speaker was preceded by national
anthems rendered by musical organi?
zations of bis nationality and in bis |
native tongue. The local division,
Ancieut O.der of Hibernians, the
largest in tbe West, turned out in
force, but they were outnumbered by
tbe Polish dabs and almost equaled
by tbe Herman Turners and members
of the Arbeitf rbund.
Tie speeches all expressed sym?
pathy and hope of victory for the
Afrikanders and denounced K"gland
Sditor'i Awful Plight.
F M Hiffgins, Editor Seneca. (HU)
News, was afflicted for years with Piles
that no doctor or remedy helped until
he tried Hucklen's Arnica Salve, lie
writes two boxps whclly cured him.
It's the surest Pile cure on earth and
tbe best salve in the world Cure
nuarauteed. Only 25 cents. Sold by
M M Lewis, druggist.
Dr. Talmage's Four Wives.
A writer in the Washington, D. 0.,
P.'i-t says :
I read Dr.Talmage's sermon against
polygamy, published in the Pent last
Monday. I am absolutely opposed to
polygamy, but do not atiree with tbe
views of the House majority in the
vote on the Tayler resolution adopted
Tuesday. Still, I am overwhelmed by
the Talmage view, and submit eleven
propositions, in a somewhat disconnect?
ed manner. But possibly the reader
will see the point. Here they are :
1. Polygamy is an abhorrent thing
and Roberts should be hung.
'?.'. Or. Talmage's sermon! ?)published
last Monday was the most eloquent ar?
raignment of polygamy the country has
I, Dr. Talmage has charmed the peo?
ple in years gone by with the thought
that tbe good will meet tbelr loved
ones on the other shore.
4 Hence, in the next world the
elect will know the bliss of family reun?
B This is a blessed tbroaght for the
pure ia heart who travel through this
vale of tears.
6. If this is true, the programme
on earth is neccessarily different from
that of heaven.
7. Roberts is said to have three
wives, two too many for earth, at one
8 Dr.Talmage will cross thedivide,
having lived in a consecutive manner
with four earthly wives
B. This is lawful, and it is civiliza?
tion on earth.
10 But there must be reunions in
11. Dr. Talmage may have the same
trouble in the next world that Roberts
has in this.
An association of women in Oregon
has been formed to work agiinst the
woman's suffrage amendment, which
is to be voted on in that State next
June. Tnese women say woman's
suffrage has proved itself a failure in
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Highest cash price paid for country
Has Moved His Tunsorlal Parlor
Mr. Charles Law?~*-n bas moved his Tonsorial
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?vnere he Is prepare?! todo all work such as
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Work of all kinds in the building lina.
Thorough personal tnrar-^sOrr? <*f ?
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KALAMAZOO CORSET CO:
E. T. Baker.
This is a splendid Corset.
0 ne of our lady customers who
has purchased one of us, says
it is the best tit ting and most
comfortable she ever wore.
We have the min all sizes and
prices, fiOc, 75c. and $1.00.
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NEW FALL CLOTHING.
Men and Roy?' Suit?, til ttylct and prices.
Children'? School ."'iltstnd extra Knee Pant?
Httt. Shirts,Overall? and Trankt st Lowest
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Pants and Coats and Overalls.
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Try our Oreen Coffee at *H ett.per pound.
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and Oritt, Meal Flour, Corn, Oats, Choice
Timothy Hay, White-wash Bruthea, Lime.
Sole Leather. Seine Twine. Tbe Climax Con?
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will cure Hos; or Chicken Cholera. Call for
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patronage, we art
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M Commerce and IOCS Main Street?.