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Devoted to the Agricultural, Commercial and Han u fact u ring Interests of I redericksburR and the Tidewater and Piedmont Country.
Vol. 16-No. 38
Fredericksburg Va,. Tuesday, May 1, 1900. price 3 Cents
A HOUSE FULL.
Dress Goods ! Dress Goods
OF EVERY KIND AND DESCRIPTION.
Von must sec this stock to
The Prices Are Right,
J. T. Lower y & Co.
15 NOW READY POR INSPECTION.
This stock is acknowledged by the public gener?
ally to be the
Largest and Cheapest Stock
of Dry Goods, Notions, Overalls, Shirts, Pants,
Trunks, Satchels, &c. in town So we invito all who
are anxious to save money to call and get our low
prices before buying.
The wide-awake country merchant mak<?9 money when he
visits oui wholesale department.
S. G. WALLACE,
Main and Commerce Streets. FREDEKICKSBUKO. VA
is what some paint seems to bn made of, but
DEVOE'S LEAD <ind ZINC PAINT
is absolutely pure. Every gallon guarantied. This can be said ol v.ry,
very few paints. It ia ^old in Fredericksbarg only t'V as. We also
handle Iit'wie' I.pad at the right price. Wall Paper Reason is on and
we have a tremendous stock.
J. Wiliard Adams
\ ir^i inr ol La .? ?? in?l > ?? ? I ? ? ? >( 'ha
- u ! I'l? ?11(1 III ' fl- 111.i Sti I Hit' SU VIT HIHI '.i|IH'lrii|. 1'lati'il
? colisiKtlnir ol S| lluttrr IHabl'ft. ( nan. H?d (
iiuwi- learnt- Crum rraj . y LOW I'KlCErt.
A. LOEWENSON, Watchmaker & Jeweler,
VOL/ ARE INVITED.
AdcI when we say ?OU, wn mean everybody. Wo have jaal received
from Now York the li-.rgest line ol Fine High-Crude Clothing and Shoes wo
over carried. Mon's Doable* Breasted Vest Buits, worth $15, oar priei
Men's *10 Suits, $550; Boys' I '? Baits, |1 50. The?? gooda aro high-grade,
made for city trade. Men's Qoodyear Welt Patent Loath?! Shoes, sold
everywhere for $-1, our price $2 85 ; Russian Calf Tan Bhoes, regular ?350,
our price $2 85 ; Children's, Ladies' and Boys' Shoes. Finn lot Children'?
Caps, Boys' and Men's Hats and Caps, chopper than en ri ffered here before
Fineli?e Ladies' and Men's Neckwear. We carry a largor stock now and
can save you almost half as much as you spend. Call and sec if this is no?
Boston Variety Store.
GEORGE W. WROTE N.
BUILDER AND CONTRACTOR.
Will fnrnlah Plan? and Specification?; will
contract for erecting all claase? of
Building?; fnrnUh handi by the
da7 and mperinteud the wn- k
In town or oonntr?
?ar Ubar<e? reasonable
A. MASON CAF A ?*.
Contractor a ad Builder,
Crino??! Anne ?t., Oppoiite Tyler'? Foundry
sar*Ouarantec?all work In hi? line to be done
promptly and le a i??i c'??? manner .1 rock
hot?, m orlo".
New Spring Millinery.
We can ?bow a very linnilsome stock of
?prlag Millinery (big ?ramin. dur ?tuck
I? now compl?te, and wo will ?ell gome k<kkI
bargain? In many thin*-?. In pay in? cash for
our rood? and no rent to pay, we can afford
to aell rood? cheap.
MRS. H. E. TOMPKINS,
Main Street. 6
A. B. Bolts & Co.
FIRE, LIFE and ACCIDENTS IKSUR
Office: 312 Commerce Street.
Represents sixteen first-class compan?
ies. Rates low as the lowest, and losses
promptly adjusted and paid.
HT I REPRESENT ONLY THE jfcj
of this oonntry and Europe. Asset?
over fifty million dollars. Low
rates and just settlements.
S. WILLIS HOWARD,
INSCKANCK AND COLLECTION AOKNT
(HENRY DANNEHL. Pmor.)
?uropeao and / tuertean pian. Steam. Ga?
?leotrlclty. Comfortable Koom?. Bountiful
Tabl Good Keitauraat. Reasonable rate?
Awelliupplled BAKaud BB'l AI I. LIQCOB
18TABLIBHHKNT In connection. "Com?
all re that are "tfunorv. Wtary or Dr?."
. u l'a P. . ? i i: . Cal
I. ??Mio.. Sorghum
I'r.irl or C it lall M.ll.l. U Weed,
N .'l.h. s. Sold |i. an \ ? I'. I I.. ..us
L W. WOOD &SONS. Seedsmen,
RICHMOND. ? ? VIRGINIA.
% SEED |
11 Joiinslon S Pearson. 11
?E !' E?
?1 SEED ?
E. *. WHEELER,
itand.c ? A
i?! ?N | - . ?? f
He."' and OarrlagM aiwayi 'e?<!v to a?
te 1 ran ?rali. TI ?, ' - m
?oti?yp 11 nneron* r be?tow?d ' a tiki n
? o itlnoa ?es of tiieiara?
i. B?), I tMKS B.
FREEMAN & EVANS,
Hii?h-'il e*?)i prloe paid fir nomi?ry
' i ' ' ?? ?v-1\ Cl u, . ,?| it ronK. health)
lor Dm 0 mums,
ii i lur m
Ki.iriit. Asbland. V?.
? B. ? . Win
fel a r?l . ea? ? >nur order.
December 1, 1897.
S. H. BEALE,
eating nowrbi out the entire MaMwarr
.t John A. Bl .iu .Will continue tro
at th? OLD HTA NI L on i <)M M KKC K ST., and
UOOD8 in the Hardware I in- will
? ?t tnu
Lowest Cash Prices.
?HT" o and ???? Hie h-for-? ?n r?u?
Now for the Spring of 1000!
Received to-day an elegant lino of
Mi's, Youths' and Boys' Clothing!
? Also an elegant lire o'?
A pood Ijne of furnishing goods of all
kinds, wbtob will be sold very low for
cash. A g toa line fif Tranks and Satch?
el?, which will be sohl very cheap, K"
member the pisos?
ROBERT E. BOZEL&CO.,
No. Wl, Commerce St., Knilorii kslnirir. Va.
-? OOOkS.SASH & bun
Juit received a larre 'ot of
Blind3, Cypress Shingles
N. C. Flooring and
wlitoh I sell cheaper than any one elle
Gall and ?;et my price? before buyln?-.
BEN BOI .
Don r v ii ri meml or ^ tel ?.
Bweet Alice wl r lW "
Who wi | t with dellghl ivl.en \> u g iv?<
her 11 ?mile,
And ti- mbl? l with fear al y mi (r w ii
lu the old i hm h yard In Ihi ? . lej f u
In s oorni i la
They bare fitted ? ?I it i i th? graulte f?i
An i .\iic ||ei under the -
I oilei the hi k try tree, Ben H it.
Which itood ut th- [n it ? ? tbi :
? her we'vt laiu in Ibe o
Th.- mill-wheel bai .
l be rafter? h ire tumbled in,
liai i -i lin.
II yon mind the cabii It >lf,
At the ?? If -i,
w ni h nigh by
The .k f ii m v i? 111 ,
And where ., e Ibe .
\s ,.\ ? !
Are graai .m lg Idi n grain
And don't ] .in
With Hi m isl : - rim.
And ihi tha
t ?r .-- gt * a n I i
Ben B If,
Hut I feel In I
i i r preaei i
Ben H ?H f th ?all i g?
Oorn of 1 lie i i
Oak ( hove, Vs . A
? in my loi m the
mm tiuently all farm v. ? k an ! ? ir l n ?
Ing li hit" thanuintllydelayed Many
gardens In thil -
beso pi iwed, bol d nbtl m when the
l n earlier it)
other secti mi, for tbii - ill li f ? na?
ture that bringt in rapidly.
Th- \.?ter h I ma h sa
j >yed her", many of the u'lrU uni b is
who were away Ir n. the neighb irho? d,
returning to enj iy the MM in al b une
l'h" most en.) (/able "v.-r.t f the ?reek
wa* a "word party," given tiy Miss
Janet Litsne, at the root >ry The en
lire neighbors >l was invited, nod a
galaxy of pr-'tty girls an 1 gall ml b iSOI
>? the evening in this
h Mpitable boma After s gre.it deal of
fan, the prize i r grossing th" : i
aamber of woidi was awarded Mr l lenry
Taylor. It was a lovely pf< tara Mr.
..??? Taylor, who iras ipeadlng the
week at home, w in tti- ti i ?by pi
"kissing tug. " Delightful refresh?
ments 'Acre served, and the table irai
exquisitely deoorsted with fjjwen, tbe
centre-pice being of beautiful h it h tase
H m. K.J.Washington 1mm been qaite
?iok, bal i- b
Hlssei Blsie sod Isabelle Wa lnngton
have returned from a iieiigtitful vi-it<>f
a week In the Nations] Capital city.
Mr Willie Taylor is oat ogain, after
an uttack of grip.
Mrs. Harry 0 ?ta? II aide to bn ont
driving Mrs (Joutes, Br , is ?inite
Mrs. Frank Jones and family have
returned to"Oaralla" aiier ipeodlng
the winter nt Bomereel Beaob, when
Mr. Joues is still in bu^m
The brick-kiln near bl re bss b ?80 in
operation for some dayi past, though
the rain has been hard 00 th? work?
Mi-s August.? Wirt has been visiting
her grandmother, Mes. Dr Wirt, at
Miss Fannie Washington left s nie
d?ys ago to visit her aunt Mrs I. Bogle,
Masara Tom Mayo and Stafford
Murphy were visit ?rs in our vil 1 ige re?
Mr. Mctrinness expects to upen n new
post olli ;e very soon, a short distaoot
above "Wirtland," on Mr. Barker'i
The "no f^nce law" has pine into
operation here now, so every one has to
put stock up,much to the inconvenience
of many who have hen t .fore had the
privilege of letting ihelroowsand other
stock groze along the public highway
as they wished
There ii moro Catarrh in thl??cation ol the
country than nil "tlicr dlSMMM PUI toed tier,
at d until the laat few yean wai luppuecd to
be incurable. Kur a cr??t many yean doc
ton pronoubced II ?? ". and pre?
?crlued local remed? ? and bycnnatantlj rail
me to cme with local treatment pronounced
it mi ira ? e Bl :.h*^ proven i atarrh to
be a eonal tnttonal dlaeue, and thcreforori
? inir.-s constitutional treatment. Hull'? Ca?
tarrh i ni", ma lufactured bj K. J. ? henoy s
Co, Toledo, Ohio, I? tbe on y conttitutional
cure on the market It ig taken internally In
doaea I rom 10 drops lo a teaspoon i. it act?
directly on tbe blood and mucous surface? of
item Ther offer one hundred dol?an
lor any rancit falls to curs. Bend for circu?
lars and testimonial?.
K. .1. ( HF.NRV ? CO.,T
Sole? by DriiKvisl-.
Hall'? Family Pills arc the best.
The corner stone of Red Bank ohnr.h,
at Marionville, Northampton county,
will be laid May Oth
f The Fi
King George Oo . S ?
1 he r. idi r- f the wide awa I
I lie I- " " l,i' "??, will doubtl
an lnt< resi in an enterprise w hit li
. h i ?y m ?n n.tu cy, i? felt
Ihn ugh all thi? te lion lower King
(leorge and upper Westm reland The
i-ii p ickii .
and (' swill, which l? sil
Wilkei i f, on it .n (; Jessie
an eut. i],-i- ,?
? only n ?i |. t nt
promises -ven (.'re iter tbii . -
futur" ? men of en
ami built with all mo lern Im]
. nt tl ? r-, ci o.'ft
br lughl I ? or ngh the
building snd svery nvenience that
o in save labor and lime. Tbe ad van
. v be s -n
th.-y are m hard a- -t ne, an i by turn?
ing oi in in a feu i i
Sah an- br ogbl dire rtly fr m tbe
? ..!? r t i tbe p?. km,: (
m an h ur fj
l bis ts an
th< m t ? be p ick ? time they
. I, at
1.1-' yeai i rmen
? ? ? :
f!. if wen
. . '.
M .-?r- .1 ??im? n ind i ' iwell i m pi y
ahmt fifty or sixty hands,aud ms
vr fr tO |l
i, prinoip illy to i'
ni:i i. 1 ii this
.?i unira ited one. and
pi prit t r-. Mr
team ??'> hauling
?bleb makes an un
equaled f> rtllii ir i r th ?oil, B
ihermen ar>. io mnoh ploased with
.a packing here, that
Ihey will purchase their li?h already
? doing it as f rmerly.
Five thooian l barn-is of fl?h have el
r .n - 11. ?.id b f ire th '
Is over, thai am uni will pmbatdy be
I ml hj. It is Ind? ad grati
fying t i th" pe iple in this section to
i smong them
l mu h ?aid and writ
ten on the sabjeot of Mtabllsbing fee
tories la tbe Booth fur util./.ing raw
miterials, instead i! shipping them
away, that it - M to add a
word, but it i? vary evident that many
fine opp irtaaltiei for money-making
are 1 ist for want of miinr
th?n lb ry "bard tim? ? "
Slfrns of Improvement Ma lor " Ned and
Bll Lvek lals o: Property-Colonial
Uwellli.K Attractively Desciibed.
( (Jorre-p ind in ?? t The Free ham-' )
King Qeorge U) , April 38 b, ll
A careful observer will disoover many
. f Improvement in the material
condition of our p p| ? I las of the
v ,r?hy evidenoee of their
thrift and enterprise is the reclaiming
of wa?to land and the building of new
A ride al .ng our publia roil-,
after an absence of a few months, re?
veals the fact that many plan of laud,
heretofore lying waste or fallow, have
been opened up and olesred away for
the plow, and on them have been
id new dwellings ; and these are |
?tyle oablns, uuiit of anbarked l gs
daubed with mud, and Boiehed with
wooden chimney, and?taked and rider
ed roof-, but neat and sub-tan i ?1 frame
Mr James Pemil is building a new
?tore-bouse n-ar Unind Hill ohu'i'?.
Mr J. B Price, m. rchant at Aide I,
will ocoapy this now building as a
branch st .re. This will supply a long*
fell want, for there are several families
nearby woo have lived without a store
in sight for many years, the neap?
ing, at least, a mile off, and this in
King George, too.
Our amiable and popular friend,
Msj r ''Ned," who ranks a? "Grand
Borlbe" in ourcorpsof oonnty i ffloial .
re^arls himself as in had luck. He was
prevented from attending *he World's
Fair, in Chicago, seven yeirs ago be?
cause the walking was bad, and now he
deep wrs of visiting thegreat Expo-ition
in l'un? on aocouut of high water. He
finds some consolation in the hope of
witnessing tbe grand astronomical dis?
play, which is announced to occur on
tbe 88th of May, when Luna will cros?
tbe path of rf d and theoldcinple carry
ou a few hoar?' flirtation. He hai bis
m trincd-* of smoked glass all ready for a
scientific observation, bat is haunt id hy
a fear that, in pursuance of his hid
lock, the eclipse may be postponed on
account of weather
Mrs. Laura Thornton has recently
sold to Mr. Wm. T. Pratt of ?'(Jam
den, " her house aud lot in Port Royal,
together witli 2?0 acres of farm luud
a'tacked Mrs T. will continue to oc?
cupy the premises till September next
This property was the ancestral home of
the Ltghtfoot family, whiob, for tinny
generations, wa? most prominent in the
social history of Port Royal, bat has
now disappeared The original dwelling
still stati-is and is remarkably well pre?
served It is a quaint old structure,
built in prehistoric times and so old
that there is not oven a tradition of its
erection, or of it? earliest nistory. It
is a one-story frame building, over one
hundred feet in length, surmounted by
an immense roof, and supplied with
massive briok and stone chimneys. Its
exterior lines are severely plain, while
-h" infer?, r ihowi a Isvlsfa expenditure
in ornamental wt rk The ?pioloui Hre
arobi s are trimmt d * th tali and h"i?v y
? - finished with bann.
??s i Dght nan mgi of mi st intricate and
cxi| lisite d -?,; The wainscoting
and th" heavy i rnIre work, the Inner
ind the window naalngi all ex
bibil the i4me elal rate Hnlah, ami
i tute and skill ;nuiti-ti b in li
utiknow n ? f the pre?
"i.i 1 ?y It i? lad to think that Kb? ???
rare, und which
o in -kill and pad tit lab i,
? v I .. | Vit Mill to the lite
ni I ? d? m lUhed by the vandal
i - ill i m dern progress,
In ' il Mi--ionary (Jon
n in New York, the
ta.- r> port showed that
I'll-1 in the I nited
i .n con.;
i ii*i ? i m? exclusive of tl.
m .n m lietles.tfa I men's
f which an- indepen?
dent ; th ?t there are |6 - n tie? m the
United Btal - Indirectly oo-operatiog
r aiding foreign mission?. There are
:. i oit" i m itei so? ietii - or instil
Independently engaged in ipeoialized
is dep irtmi nts of f.,r
eign missl ms
The evangelistit il H ilici f I
... . u ,- lutte returns of
mission irj ? : igbool Ibe
ni' m" f $17 101 DM, the employment
missionaries, ? : men ar. :
,j -i ?u-, ; . ; i lay misaiou
wi - no! pbjri nsna men , ? '? 150 inur
?? no n not | . ?) i III un
niarn-il Wl men not pbySlcisnS.S total
irdaim : native I un
r lain? : native pn u hers, teachets
liible w imen and other he!;
latued and unordained a ?
? ? Q|
.r lie-, I '.'? ' .''? c in
municante. There ?*??? addi?
luring last yt ar 1 li r" are 1 I,
:nday ich -l Sunday
total of native
c lulributi i '-l Th? tot?!
f native Ohrtstaio commoulty In?
lading, t mmnnioents, i. u
?ommonlosnte of all ages, is i 327,283.
In ".inducting foreign missions,
or in lire tiy i o-operating i r
ki.iing in f.reign mtssiomandi
r InititUtloni independently e:..
m ipeoialtzed Sorti la various d?part
meats of foreign .. w au in
in- fr on li nie and foreign sour
119,126,120, the empl lymenl of
r 1 vi' -, l?l men and
a men u- physicians, 1.1.u lay
ICiatil (men , 8,?
,?rriid women not physicians, ;!,?
? ..; unmarried women not pny.-ieiaus.a
160 foreign missionaries.
Ulereare i i)b'? ordained, 72 1*98 uuur
dained natives, 77,338 ordained and ui>
itive helpers, 5 5. ; principal
lost ?tl I ' outstsllons, 11,039
Tnere were 84 186 addition?
last \e?r. lhere are 15,081 Sunday
iondsy school scholars.
; the native ?? uitnbutiou? is
|l,84l,757. Tbe total of the native
Obrlstlan oommunlty, iucludiug le
. ..mni.-a.it-. Dos-oommuni
cants of alt unes is 4,-111 ,236.
The summary of woman's work rep?
resents all tne i etlei (ind p 'ndeut
and auxiliary) condacted by women.
t ?f the number | 120) giveu. M a:e in
il 149 reported for the
?/< tl t ; the remaining 88 are auxiliary,
and if added to the total for tho world
would make the complete list ol all
Ing n t only principal
m l indepe ident organisations, b :t
auxilliarn ? In prim try aod direct re
latlonsbip), 537. The in'ome and all
other data of tlie Wi msn'sS oieilOl are
ini hided In the totals giveu for the
tnere are D? foreign missionary oni
vsrsitiei and oollegss, containing .;.!,
139 male, and 8,275, female student?, u
total of 33,414 itndenta, There are
1 igi ?1 and training schools,con
Mining 8,347 male and 3 558 female
?Indents, a total of 11,905 students,
i tore an- 134 industrial training insti
lotions and olasses bavlng 4,021 male
and i 881 female ?indents, a total of
Itndenta There are 83 medical
and nur-" Kb K?ls aud clas.es, con?
taining 370 male and 119 female stu?
dent-, a t dal of 589 students. There
in- 137 kindergartens containing 4502
pupils. There are 18,742 elemeutary
or village day schools, 0 mtainiug 818
?Is md 267,720 female pupils, a
; :ioi, 142 pupils.
The summary ot educitioual statis?
tloi of elementary, academic medioal
and industrial instruction includes
20,374 institutions omtaiumg 714 302
m tl? and 331 0O7 f> m 'le pupils, a t ital
of 1 046 ?!' 9 pupils. The bible has been
translated into 421 languages or dia
l.c's. The Bible Swieties of Christen?
dom, chiefly the American, the British
an t Foreign and the Natioual Society
. f 8 'otland have many agencies in the
f reign mission field, and circulate an?
nually, in co operation with foreign
missions, an immense nomber of Holy
Soriptares, either entire or iu portions.
The number of Bibles thus circulated
each year is 01,761, tho number of
Testaments 326 ?11 and the number of
separate portions 3 216,964 making a
grand total of 2 035,4iio. The grand
total of volumes and tracts distributed
by all the agencies amount to an an
nuil circulation of 14 41)4,098.
There are 148 missions, publishing
houses aud printing presses, issuing
annually 10,661,777 copies, and 34.904,
399 pages. There are 866 magazines
and pipers In foreign missionary lands
having a circulation rf 297,435. There
are 356 hospitals, 753 dispensaries, 08,706
inpatients and 3,679 651 outpatients,
giving 6,647,840 Testaments
There are 213 orphanages, foundling
asylums and homes for infants, caring
fir I3,(.:;;i children There are 5,1(10
lepirs in HO leper hospitals and asylums
and homes for the autained children.
About 3,000 inmates of institutions for
lepers are Obiistains.
There were 500,000,000 fowls in the
United Stales last year, and tbe num
ber of eggs laid was estimated at about
1.450.000,000 dozm, or a total of 17,
400,000,000 The value of these fowls
and their produot is set down at #120,
The highest price ever paid for a
"seat" in the New York Stock Ex?
chage was reached recently wben $41,?
500 WM the figure.
arc mark* with Royal Baking
Powder, and arc the most appe?
tizing, healthful aud nutritious
Hot biscuit made with im?
pure and adulterated baking
powder are neither appetizing
It all depends upon the bak?
Take every care to have
your biscuit made with Royal
baking powder, if you would
RCYAL OAKISJG POWDER CO.. 100 WILLIAM ST , NEW YORK,
A new wharf is being erected at
Wilktns Beech, Northampton county.
The wets carried Franklin district,
Northampton county, by 109 .majority.
It is said a national bank will be
started at Chlue oteague, Accomac
Theie is an a-psragus farm
acres near Charleston, t?. G It t? a big
A number of yachts have arrived in
the water? rt? Cape (Jharles to take ad?
vantage of blue-tisbing sport.
The Mtthodist of Sunnyside, North?
ampton county, have purchased a two
acre lot on which to build a parsonage.
John Otwell well known among the
horse men of the Eastern ?Shore, has se?
cured a position as trainer iu New
After devoting next Monday and
Tuesday to bearing argument in the
Kentucky Governorship case, the Su?
preme Oourt will take a recess until the
14th of May.
At the Paris Exposition there will be
380 barrels of choice American apple?
iu cold storage, small lots being taken
from the supply from time to time as
needed to keep up a continuous fresh
fruit exhibit. Oranges will be treated
iu the sauie manner.
Rear Admiral George O Remey as
sumed formal command of the Asiatic
station at Yokohama last Friday. He
hoisted bis flagon the Brooklyn and re
lieved Rear Admiral J. 0 Watsou of
the command of the naval forces on the
A-iatie station. Admiral Watson will
statt on his homeward journey in a few
day?. He ha? full discretion to proceed
at hi? leisure and ?top wherever he
pleases. It is understood that the Bal?
timore will ?top at one of tbe uorthern
ports of France in order that the Admi?
ral and his staff may visit the l'aria
How .9 Became a Cadet.
Examinations for tbe position of
oadet? in the revenue cotter service will
be held throughout the couutry May
I7ih, lvh and I9tb. The examination
will consist of the subjects mentioned,
which will be weighted as follows.
Sab] ots. Weights.
Spoiling (first grade). 4
Geography of the United States_ 8
Htstory and Constitution of the
United States. 12
Grammar, compisition and rhetoric. 8
Arithmetic (first grade). 12
L'rig mometry. 12
Chemistry (inorganic only). 8
General information. 4
Uuder regulations tbe applicants
must be not less than eighteen nor more
than twenty-five years of age, of vigor?
ous constitution, physically sound and
well formed, not less than five feet three
inches in height, of good moral charac?
ter and unmarried.
The salary of a cidet is 1500 per an?
num and one ration per day. There are
in tho revenue cutter service commis?
sioned officers as follows : Captain?,
about thirty-six. at a sthry of 12 500
per annum ; first lieutenants, about
thirty six, at a salary of #1 800 per an
num ; second lieutenants, about thirty
six, at a silary of $1,500 per Annum;
third lieutenants, about twelve, at a
salary of f 1,200 per annum
An Ancient Belief.
The anolents believed that rheumatism
was the work of a demon within anno,
Any one who has had an attack of soiatic
or inflimmatory rheumatism will agree
that tbe infliction Is demoniao enough
to warrant the belief It|has never been
claimed that Chamberlain's Pain Balm
would cast out domons, but it will oorc
rheumatism, and hundreds bear testi?
mony to the truth of this statement
One application relieves the pain, snd
this quick relief which it affords is
alone worth many time its cost. For
i Ue bj MM Lewis, Druggist.
Mr Harvay l East and Miss Etta
Hariris, of Only, Accomaccounty were
united in marriage last week.
Mr J ba V. Moore, of Northampton
county, and Miss Mary L Stearnes, of
; Salem Va , were married Thursday.
Mr. Geo. L Glenn, of Saxis, Acco
mac county, and Miss Carrie M. Mills
were mar-ied at Saxis M E. Ohurob.
Mr. Wm. J Doughty, of Onsnoook,
and Miss Sarah T. Dickinson, of Balti?
more, were married iu Baltimore last
Mr. Thomas Taylor and Miss Saille
Hooks were united in marriage at the
home of the bride at Cape Charles re?
Miss Mina Doughty, of Machipongo,
Northampton county, aud Mr. W. 0.
Heard, of Berkley, were married Thurs?
day at tbe home of the bride.
Many a school?
girl is said to
be lazy tod
the least bit of It.
She can't study, easily
falls asleep, Is nervous
and tired all the time.
And what can you ex?
pect? Her brain is being
fed with impure blood
and her whole system is
suffering from poisoning.
Such girls are wonder?
fully helped and greatly
Changed, by taking ??
Hundred?? of thousands ?.
of schoolgirls have taken
it during the past 50 years.
Many of these gip!s now
have homes of their own.
They remember what
i cured them, and now
they give the same medi?
cine to theirown children.
You can afford to trust a
Sarsaparilla that has been
tested for half a century.
II.M a b??U. All inntsta.
If your bowels are consti?
pated take Ayer's Pills. Yon
can't have good health unless
you have daily action of the
bowels. 21 ci?, a ?*i.
M One box of Ayer'? rill? cured roy
dyspepsia.'' L.D. Casdwill,
Jan.lsTtSSO. _ Bath,?. T.
WrH* 1h? Oootor.
If you hare auf comflalat whaUT?
and d?-tt? th? bait medical ?dtico jon
can DoMlkly r?c?tr?, wriu a? ?ioeto?
h**lj. Too will VsielT? a prompt re?
al?, without eon. AidiU?, _
" Ps.V, O. ATSiTtown, Waa?. >m
? It A A A A
From Wideweter (Waller's) Fish?
ing Shore. Sold In quantities to ?nit.
Orders from the country solicited, whtoh
win have prompt attention.
MAGHATF A O?&?UlY