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SATURJaY..I>ECEMRER 30, 1809.
red st the Poitoffloe at Fredericks
burg, Y ?., as aeoondolus mutter. )
Richmond, Fredcricksburg &
Sohev ale tn effect Novenib-r 191
VIAIN> LKAVK rRaOIRICKSBl Hi
v. M [tally eioept Sunday,
? A. M dally except Sun.taj
US. K M. dally except -aunJay. II.?.?? not
aUiD I't'tni'cn Frederickibura- and Ouautuo
I'. IL telly.
I?1 A. M telly, .-tip? only at
and A eh land, weekday? Makei ad
?m Buna?) ?.
t? t> ??. M. du-.,y except Sunday. M i
1.-4 t?. m. D*:') except
M. ' in. | ?tup? ?!.) <il ?JOS**
fredertokaDutti and itn-bmund Ac?
?i Predertcktburg at t.(X A. M Ar
r?va Richmond ??.-'?> *? M
W, P, l . He Mantagcr.
tt. T. l). ! -. lent.
?w?lq???terb tb! tailftlog iU?eridis.
K' ?<:lu,.- Cut and *
rurpentine. i>r>. rVarnlihand
.tty.l-'arin W airan?, H i
ggle?. K. D. CO LU.
$2?,5oo. To Loan. $20,500.
THE ENTERPRISE BUILD?
ruiuey to loan cm tu-, ir 111
terms, in earns to nuit, fr tn
HOU up. ?n '"''y *od oountry
property .*ippiv to
Ml? Main street,
Predericksl irg, Vs Jel
GIVE ME A CHANCE
imute and d" any
kind of building ?>r repair \\
want dune either in town or oountry.
All work entrusted to me will t>e d me
tn a thoroughly
end in quickest time ? Plani
end speciflofttioni furnished i >r any
F. P. STEARNS.
Specially prepared for
Call and -' ?? on*
Rowleil k Goolrick,
Fir-' Si I Lit. I
O ?lice : Bart m Building.
FOR SALE !
Houses, Lois, Farms.
Houses .?ti Princesa Anne,
Carolin**, and other stn
Lots on Prince Edward, Wil?
lis, Carolin*-, Hanover, Shep
herd, Hawk**, Lewis.Charlotte,
Maury Avenue, Le* Avfime,
and VYasbiugton Avenue
Farms of all sizes and pri< f?s
always foi sale.
S. Sydney Bradford,
906 I'm.' -- A' ' -tteet.
The only Licensed R?al Estate Agent
in the oily.
Christmas is Comiiig.
Prepare yourself In time Order your
jug?, ft different brands ol whiskey, togttb
?>r with Brandie?and ?Vin. a L rd iiaiiirnnre
whiskey, ihe purest typ lylvanla
Rye. ThistTandl ?.'an particularly rccom
m. nd for Itspurity and medicinal ou
A few other bargalni ."?r Whiskey,
S4 pi r ?ra ; Apple ?"..Hid Whiskey, t-- ;
Anchor Rye Whiskey, *?.' .?? r ? I.; II
?Hye WhUkey. tl.SC per ga t'pperten Kye
Whiskey. Il 4" p? r ?-a I H
v. bUkey, H ?per gal.; J. W Harper >\ ht?k< j
SI per .ral ; ..l?iH.i lli.I W t ?-h? y. t- l"
Star A Rye Whiskey. *.' per ?ral.; ai
County Rye Whiskey. S2 per ?ral. Also o rs
pl.-te line ol ? '<> an t
Btaple Orooertei All orders ?-hu i have ray
frorspt and careful at tent Inn. Order Intimo.
MRS- J. F MONROE,
irg, \ a.
Mr. Ooocn Files a Petition in Bankruptcy.
Richmmd, Va. Dec 98?Mr. S D
(Jjoch, of Louis*, oonnty, through his
counsel, Ja 'ge George K Anderson, of
Clifton Forg?, Sled a petition in bank?
ruptcy today. His liehtlities ere $40,
7S1 09, and his a-s? te ? Th?
creditors' olaiins range in snin. from
about |4,000 downwan's Mr GrOOOh
has been a railroad contractor. A few
years ago he was rated as a very wealthy
min, bot reverse." overto 'k bin? He
loi?" money during the ye?irs i f depres
sio.i in bsJSiMSS. He returns, probiMy,
m ire assests than any person who has
taken advantage of the benkrupto*" I w
in this district. It i- Mid that Mr.
Qxich has tortied .ver ab-oluMy all of
his property fur the benefit of hi?
Child Burned by Poking Fire With Powder
Four-year-old OUrenoe Whnrton. s m
of Lyle vVharton, over><e?*r of the ?Moots
Vista stock farm fcbout nos m.le fron?
Ojlj-Sper, was sen ui?v bun., d abut
the f ce and hands Wedaet-d.y night
The child noticed his f.?th?*r'i p iw 1er
horn hanging on the door, and. climb
iag on a ohair, secured ;t Af'er play?
ing with it for a time it oocurn d t >
the boy that the horn would be a go id
thing with which to p"ke the fire For?
tunately, there was Ullis powder in the
horn. As it wm, the eiplosion envel?
oped the child in flames. An anut was
in the room at the time, and, pulling
off ber woolen skirt, ehe soooeeded in
saving the boy from death. He is badly
bnrned, but will reoover.
The R , F & P freight. Ar-p -t will
b> cl. ?? d December ilivn, (Jnriut nas
Day, ?nd January l?t,1900,New Year's
Day. O. O. Oui, Agent.
Loca? and Current Comments
Mr Frank B. Guest, of New Vuk.is
'' > r.? i. a bell f visit
Mi?? Lizzie Hort*amp it tho goes! of
fricuds lu liiiltiui ?S
Mr Eltnore K i>t kit. retiuued to
N? w York last night
Mr H J. atari-hall has returned
fiknu a visit t i Orange
fairs Dr J. N Barney is vi?.itinn
r? latir?? to Washing! >u
M p-.a'rats J W. Payne, of Brooke,
w .- m ttu? oil? yesterd ?y.
: the !i.'li
ali relatives in Baltimore
Miss Kits Dann, of Richmond, ii
; Mrs ?ugb Doggetl
Mr T, A M meure and wife,of Sew
M \. o, are visiting relatives m Staf?
When in need of ii Mil oysters, semi
your orderst John M Griffin,000 Main
Mr- \v i, Bradbury has returned
from avi?it to relatives in Prices ?il?
L Hngblett and
Dr Flunk 8 H ill ol Oolpeper, It
? bit bn trier. Ur M ?.
Hall, of tins oily.
Mr 1 \ : rs in, of S icratw ol .
Cal , '?- v tiling in? brother, Mr. VS il?
Dr Y ..ii-t. i f Washing! n,
will be ut tut? borne if Rev .1 I' Stump
i T L >.v ut ?it busi'
y. aftel i ntiue
meul at borne with oold,
ml K Miller, ,lr . and H
;, of l> iltimore, ur?> tbe
a.ut--ts kit lite Bradley family.
M.- Charles w Oliver, of 8p I
ma, relumed yesterday from a trip t <
Kiehmond ;ma up the James river.
Mr and Ms H M Breckenridge
aud cl N . ' i l i - .?re tue
. Mrs W. 11 Riobards
Mr Parr?n Stump, a student at
?'?i-M loon U ill a.-*' m
is visiting his .i an ut? Rev and
Mrs .1 P. stump.
M:-- ?dargan t il ( : ird in, wh
Il ?? Ulllkllllp I!
i- uuty, is spending the holidays nere
With bel l at 1' -
Mr. David Porb s.of Prederiuksburg,
. - va irti Mis Jen
o we?! M.uii ureel ?Richmond
? ?l ut Jest? rd ?y
Walk -r R i .??id- n and J ?
irried last W
. ' L Dix i.
Attl i c?l?br?t)
the Baptist church Xuu* morning Miss
.vas preeenied w un a
Ir.iin i pi.-tur?? I j
? and B y- cl ?thing, et IN.
Mr. .! H Scitt,
*<lis- li? Bray, the pretty dang
Mr Winter Bray, one of the
- Frank F
. ? r ?.
i ni? i ?
i f Mr >> L Bradbury, of thtt
. . o :., a: r i
lampl ?I?- -
i ;i o lent -i
- gifle, at 1
ii ak r s
.'y t'.erk W W. Brown at.d
?on Ju'.'.au N Broao,i t King G
wert? in the city yesterday. The youn>t
man will f? i to Norfolk to a<-hool
about J.iuutary l-t. and will live witn
Rev I'.'ul Bradley and family.
Y u will find a la*Ke aasortmenl of
h 'iidiay |k."i>ds, fine atationery, ?
petfumery, beaut.ful cologne h fi--,
make a m ? n t
There is nothing a true friend
more a| than a beautifuil?
i Oaib n FnoloKraph of yoursell
during t*ie Christinas holidays The
Davis (.?ailery here can make th?ru for
you. Bee their specimens.
Mr A Flinn Dirk* >n, conneoted
with the Guayaquil li. R Oa, (f
E ?qnador, arrived here Tnursday even?
ing from Guaynijail via New V irk. He
re with a party of Fredericks
burgers last summer ii?? said to The
ye-terday that the white
men of tie country are remirkably
healthy, and th? Frederickshurg boys
e-p riii.v to Mr William Ku %. son
of rreasorei Ii. i' Knox, of this oily,
one of tne party, is g? Hing fat, ami
Will 0 me home un a visit in Januiry.
Mr. Dicks >n does not eipecl to return
Our men's $3. SO shnesequal $i 50, be
ive do net pay the nianufai tur? r
a price ba-ed on trie, expense of adver?
tising in mai", zincs all over the Uni?
ted States; tne manufacturer fixing tbe
retail price. We fix onr own price.
J. W. Thon
THE SU&?B ESST FAC?CHY.
Bids Tor Its Erection Opened Thursday
bl i- for tbe erection of the fac?
tory t ?: the Virginia Heer SuR-ar C'tii?
pao y were i pened :?t the Ex?nan?je Ho
t'1 by th- president and member? of
the building committee 00 Thursday
evening at 7 o'eli ck 1'hey were placed
00 file and far';.er action ciefi?rre>l until
th? detailed plans and sp?cifications
fri in the vari; us bidders can be com
A Pleasant Reception.
Mi-s Qraoe Wilma King gave ? m si
charming reception at her pleanant lit?
tle bcmi? on 11th ?tree?, near afa.o,laal
A -day eveu Dg from B 10 10 .80 p
m TI ' W ?- In h Mr . f 1er
fri-nd and puest Miss Rosalie H.
Siafer, of li >u Air, andas a fai
t> Mr. Cms s Bradley, whi will
?' i Ballira >re on January 1st to
retid?. The receiving pu-ty oooaisted
0 Miss Klug, in ?Uk mulle over blue
taffeta; M -- :? i .f ?r, in white org ?tidin
a-id lace with velv? t trimmings. anl
Iff. Una". S. Bradley. Mis? Mary
Byrd Scott piesided over the ohor, ?at?
and Misses Reaoey, Orutchft. Id, It iwe,
Stone, King and Montague assisted
m >st admirably in the diuiug room
Duiing the evening thero were about
s ve.ity-five callers.
Present Every 8unday in 1899.
The following officers aud teachers r.f
the Baptist Snuday school here attended
the school every Sunday during the
yea* 1899: S. J. Quinn,superintendent ;
W. L Burruss. secretary ; E F Portch,
assistant librarian. Teacher??Mr?
Blanche Rowe Jones, Messrs W S
Obesley, Jobn J Hedio, James N.
Turner, Oe> S Davis, H. P Ons.
mond. Mr. Bailey S Pates was absent
only one Sunday, and that one on ac?
count of sickness.
Death of Mr. F. L Davis.
Mr. 9, L Davis,foi the pist 20 years
a teacher la the public schools of King
George c nnty, died Wednesday. Be
leaves a widow aud tevsral children.
The Young Ladies' German.
The young ladies of the city gave an
elegant return gorman at the Exchange
lintel Lit night, to their gentlemen
friends, and the event was highly en
j lyable. Mure than thirty couples took
perl m tho figures, whloh were led by
Mr E M. Yonng, Jt , dancing with
Miss AbblS St John. Amongst the
other dancers were. Misses Brs T?y*
rrge, Mattie ?Hughes,
>f Baltimore; Ellis, of North Carolina ;
Burwell, of Norfolk ; Hooe, of King
. | . li nine I'lnllips, Sallie L.Tep
lOOtt, Mary fjordon Wftllaoe, K ?t ? N
r, Nannie Plckleo, Minnie
Smith, ol King Qeorge; Lillian Mon
tagne, Lens Rowe, Mary Fitshugb,
?EJino.G Lee, Ads Oarrlngton, Fan
n?? Tooker Oarmlohael, Nannie Stone.
Pannle Taylor, Nellie OermiobMl,
Mrs. Frank Tilford, of Washington ;
Mrs W. U Urs W. B Ty
1er, Meta Poll k, Ellas PI
L mise M 0 irty Mrs William
?Bernard Rosalie Sbafer, of Bon Ui .
M sri T K Miller, Jr , and H Cl iy
M Ihr, if Baltim ^ rilford.ol
W ishtngton ; Burwi 11,of W. Va
I Kii r (Je m. of Phil*
. M <; Lit i mer, A B B itti,
Jr.. (' ? >'0 inur Gnoli ? Ireen,
IS M Yonng. Jr . .1 M Green, G.
W. M., phi rd Jr , 11 i, ,v- .
in. k. W J Ohewnlng, i f Rl ?h*
timuil ; Richard Oarmichael, W H,
Harkamp, W (J Warren, W K
i? k, Ohai It Hurkamp Wm ?Bernard,
Hay Talial lamei Britton, W 0
Stearni, Com Shepherd, Ohai S Brad*
I v, J Garnet i King, Carter Hsll,J >hn
: .-, 0. Min >i I its r K ryli r,
\V. B r* 1er, ind Rice H *? of King
Ohaper u. - Meid ?m ?s 11 B Line,
c 0. K'Hvl'tt, H. II Jon niton, t. H
i ) U l! iwman, J i
r m R r*.P tta.
An rere piesenl
.?? i ii j o ? ??'. tli" <?? casi in.
Trinity Suuday S hool Celebration
The feitival "f Triniti
.1 ?hn .-? H? rrey, inpei in
teudeut, v*. is hel i lu the chnr. h Tb or*
d ?y night st 7 30 i be * rrtcei ooo?
sisted of Obriitmai carols ami an ad?
ir, h. v W L Reaney.
?il Iren ni ?*? b 1 tr ni the
ohurch each one ni the scholar! ?*.."<
i lu auk o ?nt lining
orang ind sis i r> -
tl ii ?1
Mr and Mrs C C Kowlett Entert
Mr. snd Mr. 0 ? K ? a 1-tt d
i? ? ; ? a ruli
;' j ?ek
?'r ?? L?y Misi M
?* ?ut su] ; er w ?
tt. M Byrd
Ing, M >ry
K N Go
D. S M Y Hart P. !..
?.V ( ' ?
rarily this week 1 r"iu - |
lesd ?y and
. r- \s ere tri ?ia li f ire J 1
ind a l-.rL' ? or iu ni "ii
l'ayti? h?'.?i i the i- f lbs D mm in?
ri Henry l'..it m, charged with
i' .rt- rv n < ?11v.r l?rn* n
Irick represented the
lent, who wee found not guilty,
no the i tie dismissed Eaoh tide bad
t i p ?y ira own '? '-? - ?>?? ! i t o Patton
and Brown were b and over ti ke? ?i
r W. Berrey i?; p 'ar?-1 f >.
On r>:-..?- l.y J ni tice R H Bryan
h< ir 1 M of O moi riw?.?lth vs.
on the complaint 'f Mts Brid?
get Max, for unlawful tres'pttss, Ins >lv
iog i h>? 11?_ bti f .? c< it ?in marsh claim
? i by Mr. Max Judge Goolriok rep
resented Mr* M?x, wh i won tne c?se
T W, Berrey represented lbs d I
Married in Washington.
Marriage lioenses were is-n<M in
Of Prederloktburg, a;:d Lwra Cole*
mau ; James Wilson and Kitie Gh'en,
b'th of Loudouo county; John G.
Allan, of Richmond, and Norah Jen
kins, of Hanover ooonty,and on Ttiur.
day to Richard Kelly, of ?Loud 'nn
coanty, and Maud T>ee, of Pauqaler
ojuiity, and Arthur W. Sims and Mary
A. Gihhs, both of Greene com ty.
Ga? Bonds Taken by Home People.
The $25 000 of 1 per cent, nou-taxible
gas b >nd. of the city of Fredericksburg
are being rapidly tiken mostly
br him? p? pis at a premium
There are only a few thousand
d ?liar? uns 1 1 The boadl are ?being
printed and will be ready fir delivery
on Tuesdiy, January 2nd.
Entertainment by American Mechanics.
Au entertainment wa? given yester.
day at Warsaw, Richmond county, by
the Jtv'ior < i rdet United American
M "hino-s Th .se who left here on
Thnrsdav e sfe,?mer to take part in and
witness the entertainment were Prof,
A. B B weririg. A II R wer
ing, W. D. Patterson, Thotuss
Jones, W 0 Smith, L. L Layton,
J .hn H Patterson, Chirl-a h???s. W,
O. FDnnd. and Robert Tmlan. of th ?
Frederieksbnrg band, and Messrs. S
O. Wallace. M 8 Chancellor. John
Dunn and Gns Dannehl.
Tho earth here is covered with snow
to the depth of two inches. Yesterday
was the Boldest miming of th? year, the
thermometer reKi.tering f! above 7.?ro ?t
7 o'clock. The weather bar?-.io says the
Sold will continue nntil Sunday.
Tho totpede boat Stockton now fl MSI
with her si?'er ship, the Shubrick, on
the b '?T>m of the frozen dock at Rich?
mond, Va She was launched Wednes?
day at 1 o'cl'ck Mi?js Katherine 8tock
t re, of Prlnoeton. N J , the eldest on
married female descendant of Oimmo
dore Robert F Stockton, for whom the
boat is named, christened her with a
.joart bottle of champagne
Rev Henry F Kloman, recentlv as?
sistant rector of Christ Protestant Epis*
copal church. Baltimore Md , has ac?
cepted a .?11 tobt Paul's church, at
H ?ymarket.J Va The vestry of that
ohn.o'i haR mad? connection with the
church of Our Savior, at Broad Run
Btatloa, the rector of which recentl?
resigned and Rev Mr Kloman will
alao h> 11 Bonday evening services
I The ?bodies of the victi'n?. of the bat*
tie-hip Maine, biought from Havana
by the battleship Texas, now rest in
Arlington. They were with simple
ceremonies interred th?re Thnr?day.
A naval brigade fired three Trolleys
over thi graves, Off'ers of the Maine
. were pio ent and t rok p.rt in the c?*re
' monies A cabinet < fficer remarked.
j "the lives of these men cost Spain her
Stor? Sold Literary Society Organl
(Oorrc'p ndenoe of The Pr?s Lan
R?ther Glen, Va , Deo, I7tfl, 181
Olutstnias oamS la merrily at Ru
Qleo The p ist tli'c wa? quite a
ular place until olosed at la? a in
the day. Many t xp ?< laol fa N
peered enquiring for mail and bri
iOSd visibly as van pot letters
packages trsts received.
Mr. K M Barrosi b u bo igbl
lluiiler ,\? Oc s 11 're,at tin- place,
will continu? the boslosM He i- m
a rising, wide-awake young boil
meo, and we wi-li hnn IOC? H
Mr. Jo Lane Stern. ,lr , v. li ? il
t-<iidii!g K in I Iph-Mai m (.'ollcgi
S() indiOg III M I'll l - T 11 i 1- .i' ia .fll'T I
With Ins family
Dr. B Obisl Im Oobb, resii
. dan of th- I. I real, Riohmi
Va. , i- spending i i * d i -
parents al Woodl
Dr Philip Mm un?. , f N >tf
?peni i bris! m ?- d ?y with lu?* mo
at Eil irslie He tells ns he oonel
the ' 'city b ?e of the n
pi igresttve in the State
The young people of H
hive organised quite an latereel
literal y society l wenty measl
oi' ?rea ly been a Imitted 'I he
meeting was held a! Mts Wei
Wright's Edgar Allen P
were discussed and some of his si
poems lead. The nest meeting of
- oiety will !"? al Urs s? i, L M
I. mgfell * will be the i
The young men of the ni .
are ?peaking of getting up quite a
luring Christmas week and M
of tin? girls are al-o lo 'king .forward
n ?.?. ith gre ?t pli u i b one h
Ing tc 1"? " in .?t Ihe death1 und ?
the ' 'brush "
Holiday Excursion Rate?, Season 1899 15
For th" Cbristm i- H
m n I. il arg and r t n
Kiilr i ni will tell r?unit trip tickets
points on it- line and t i Al? x ind
.:, i A ashington al red i
ati on -. iber Sind, - Ird, 2
and 35tb, and Daoember BOth, ^'? l?sr. n
January 1st, good goiog only on d
of s ?le und for oontinucut pass <>????
Quai limit January 4
l'ion U O i' \ Agent
Christin** al Salern Church.
A il ling to oust m, the Sun!
? lr tut
tainmenl on Christmas d*y, beginnt
at . . \ M. J h- I
pr igram m ?- ren lered
? ' ? We Dung Y >u '
m,?-. " tobo !. Prayer, l'y ll?uipt
j mes ?Soi
J mes , s og, " 1 be Belli ??? i.
?ch L vi
Night,'' W A M -n birl ai d dangl te
Land, Daniel 11
i: cil ?.t i d, ? i> lly ii.'t i
ner : Reoii .m n ' 'With Oon
? In th ? M loger ''?? idle,' ' L sate Hui
ner ; Song, ''Teach U? t* Number 0
Days," Mi. Dan li-?-; 8 Dg, "Jet
i Ines ? Littl? B .ie, ' l ?'.he Whti
;. "The Loi '.. Mr D i
le] H ?-?
11 ? g u Pri ? - ? si n of m inhf
January, Mi-- Nettie Et st born; W*
ruary, Mr ??liver Marc
Mr ; April. Mi-- I.
Lewis . M.v, Id P .well , Inn
Mi-- M l'y Li f, Mr Edd
Forry, Augast, Miss Agnes MoWbtr
September, Mr Ernest White ; Ocl be
Mr Ob indler P ? . ember, Ml
t?r.i ?? M >rr?- n; December, Mr Job
On Ck ; 01 Slog Hymn, 'Glory to < h
m th" High is? Den? dli tioi
W A M?Whirf.
The ?sprintenden! was present?;
with a hand une pair of p?tures i
.:f of the BODQOl liy Mr Hamptc
J iii's Miss Lillie Decker presided I
Eoer8 Have An 'J?-ts-Dats Army.
A dispatch from Pietermirit/.burjj
Natal, is authority for th" il ?t? men
that the B or army bis ooderf
rapid change for the better
European offlcsts, working nude
General Joubert, it is ?aid, hav
changed the bargher? from a body o
farmers to a disciplined military f iree
Great skill ha? bien shown in ouvert
ing the hills at and near Oolenso lnti
fortresses of immense strength Eacl
fortress and the approaches tJ it bristli
with machine gnus, aud it is said th
mines have probably been laid.
The Tug?la river, on whicn Oolens'
'.- situated, is rising on account O?
rains. This will give General Bullei
ai advantage in deling with tho B ?ers
on the south tide of the river, a? they
may not be able to reoross readily.
General White reports from Lady
smith that he has Dm mean? to hold
out six weeks m ire Prom present in?
dications the Briti-h will not b? able t i
send him relief within that time
The B >er? who are thteatening ("eu?
er. ,1 kfetbaeo? p sitioosl Hodder river
OpSOed ? h t fire ou his men the night
of Deoeml?:r 88, bot, it is said, did to
Kimberley is ?urT^ritig to ?o'i e ex
i tent from ?curvy i t-yphoi ! f-ver.
Winston Churchill s?ys that while
at Pretoria hi learuel that l'--i
?ieDt Kroj?er Is now confident ilritntu
will >o" for p-iice.
It I? now estima' ?d in Lcndon that
the war will est at let** ?60,000,000
(about #300.000,00)), and it ia ?nag-?tad
that the ?inking fund of the the na?
tional dMbt be ?n?p?ndel for five or six
year? in order to defray the c st.
German ofBeiali luve ?t >pped the
B ier? from recruiting in G.rin?u Af?
Martinsbufg. W. Va., Dec 28 ?B yd
vill?*. the historic ?1 old hirne of the
Boyds and Panlkner?, was tne soere of
n brilliant marriage this evening.when
Miss'Jane Winn Faulkner, eldest daugh?
ter of nx-Semt.r and Mr?. Oua-les
James Faulkner, was married to Dr
William Wh'.te, of Nithvilla. Tenu., in
the presence of I notable gathering
The ceremony wa? perfcrmed by Rev.
Dr. P M Wood?, pastor ?>f the lc.l
Presbyterian ehur?h, as-dated by Rev.
Dr T. De Witt Talmage.
The bobonic plagu?is raging in Hon?
olulu, baviug been introdu ed by a
ship from an infected Chinese poit.
There is alarm on tbe Pacific coas*,end
stringent m-asuri ? are being taken at
I San Francisco and other American cit
? lea to prevent coming of the pestilence I
to onr shores.
MIO Main Btr< ??'.
Hehres'i oM tiiaud
Just reoelred P?LL LINE
CANDIES, TOYS, ETC.,
?For Christmas trade, and invit.? y. nr
ittenttun to LOU EST I'RK'KS ?Jo be
found In . ?. ?a .. t *
N ce Presta French Candy, t?c ponud.
ii k (J indy. Drops, Etc , 8 pound.
i 'I.late 1). >pe, 1 ' ? ? pound
r.'oi" rmlnl '. i inget, 13d p >und
Mixed Nuts, ???je |. mnd.
i linger Soup*. 5c p mnd.
i ?v-i'T Or kckets (s ?it .i i, 8c ?pound.
M ?o eroni Bo
DolIs?Toys all Prices.
AT LOWEST PRICES.
The tru-ta have mal?? heavv advances
on PAPER AND ENVELOPES, but
WC -till have tin in at ( Id I'"
Paper 8 and 4o quire
Envelopes la package
Ink Bo boitl?
01. thes l'ins lev dozen
v your Shoes, Tinware ami Gro
oeries Of evety kind.
m mis 11 Ohunhes and
-in MAIN STREET,
(Score- 'i Old .Stand. |
Is It True?
roo l 11 ?!.? Rn. it, Isrs
INI'I ?.NU -I ?.I'l.f. UR.I
' i:kii -
? I a?W ?i,.".). I 'it
* Seeing is Believing.' "
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\mas Candies for .Sunday
Candies For All !
-. Butter \
?I >. ' h H ? al
? - 1 min rav tn
'?' - T' p., I Hi .
. K ?"Hi IT.
Canned Goods in Stacks.
' li;?la.' !
' -. lia I
lut l'a \ ; pics. I" .'i i II.
Ever} thing in Preserv? 1 Gooda
M in.?<? Meal thai m tkea 11
\n ? k II \"iir-.- :
?nl i". W'e bav? it BKA hi' M ?? DB.
. ?*?? can ?ell
you eh ??.. " bite and Leghorn,
and Lemon I'eellnv?, Itaialn?, f
. Ion Layers.MuscatuI and Valen
i i rrants, cl?ani i and Washed, Lute?.
? ? ?i ry name
ir ib la i i .- - an i 11 ittcr, It itton of the
Do not buy until you s?-*'
oar lin?? and get our prices.
The Modern Grocery,
W. L. Burruss,
Bend foi our Catalogue?.
Shocking Assassination of a Wealthy
Norfolk, Va., Dec. 28 ?Charlee Bev?
erly Turner, one of the wealthiest men
in Lie of Wight county, was fonnd
murdered in his yard at Ferguson's
Wharf, James river, this morning. He
hid be?n shot from behind in the dark?
ness A big hole In the hack of his
neck showed where the fatal shot had
Turner was last seen alive l*,st night,
when he started for hii stables to feed
the horses. Nicholas Gtlligan, a young
white n.ao, a neighbor, 1? mlssing.acd
the police of neighboring places have
been asked to arrest him
Last night OilLgan borrowed a till.!
and returned it to the owner with one
c.rtridge emp'y. <i ill '.(ran was a suitor
for the hand of Turner's daughter. The
father objected to the match.
Por 0v?r fifty T?ar?
M-s fftnslOW'S ?oothing Syrup has
b?vm uso.: for over fifty year? by mil?
lions of mothon for their children
avin'e Teething. wO.h perfect sneoees. It
? the nhilrt. soft-ens the gums,
allays ,?J1 pain", oures wind oolio, and
Is cae beet remedy for Diarrhoea. I
will relieve the poor little sufferer Im?
mediately. Sold by Drnggiiti in every
part of the world. Twenty-five cent!
a bottle. Pe sure and ask for ' Mn
'V In pi"***" s Soothing Syrrp "
Says 200,000 Irish Are Beady.
Whe. ling. W. Va., Dw. M ?A se?
cret meeting of Irishmen was held here
last night in the interest of the Pen
i an nnvfinent and the Bier cause in
South Afrioa T. E McVeigh of
Dublin, who is a candidate for Mich?
ael Davitt's seat In Parliament, hr.?
een in the city a week working np
the m eting. and he made the prin*
olpal adrlr s-. In an interview ?olay
h7* confirm' d the report that a Fenim
movement was on foot and said there
were 200.000 Irishman ready to strike
a blow at England at any opportunity.
Bismarck's Iron Nerve
Wa? the remit of hli spendid health.
Indomit?ble will and tremendous en?
ergy are not fonnd where 8tomich.
Liver, Kidneys and B iw.ls are out of
order If yon want these qualities and
.he sn?-oesi they bring,use Dr. King's
New Life Pilli They develop every
? pnw?r of brain and body. Only 25c. st
M. M. Lewis Drug ?tore.
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-1
to-date designs, make them comfortable, stylish
and safe, and render them general favorites with
CHANCELLOR & RAWLINGS,
FA KM hUS SUi'PLY STORK,_^_FREDERIOKSBURO, VA
We Appreciate Your Liberal Patronage
and promise in the future to use eve-y effort to make it both pleasant and
profitable to deal at our store. At the commencement of another New Year
and Century, we will offer you more rare attractions in NEW, STYLISH
GOODS, made for people who appreciate style to wear in the year 1900
Having made contracts for these goods early, you get them at Old Prices.
y,500 yards of Beautiful New Percales will be opened January 1st.
T. N BRENT.
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.
R Can sell you a fine Double Sheller for more money. Call or
N write to us. p
DECKEK & ALRICH. ?
NEW YEAR GREETINGS.
We desire to extend to our customers and public generally our
?m many thanks for their kind patronage during the past year, and prom
2 ise to endeavor to do all we can to please you in any transactions with
#& us in the future.
HAPPY AND PROSPEROUS NLW YEAR TO ALL !
W. A. BELL & BRO.,
"% Fredericksburg, Va.
Christmas at BHANNAN'S.
Finest display of Finest Goods ever displayed in Fredericksburg.
CANDIES, RAISINS, NUTS, DATES, GRAPES,
ORANGES, BANANAS, APPLES, FIGS, FANCY CAKES,
and CRACKERS, FRENCH PEAS and MUSHROONS, FANCY
CHEESE, GELATINES, CHOCOLATES, LEMONS,
Flavoring Extracts and everything that heart cuuld wish, all of which were bought for you.
See our stuck, get our prices and be convinced as we ?ire that ? " It Pays to Buy the Best."
W. L. BRANNAN.
VA/ A fv I "T" CT r"^ _ Every man and woman that visits Fredericksburg for
W /A I Nl I ???-" Baa-as* ? "" ""pleasure or business to visit our store and see the BAR
G \ INS and Newest Goods for Fall and Winter in
PLAIN, FANCY, PLAID AND BLACK DRESS GOODS,
Cloaks, Capes and Furs. Blankets and Flannels. Silks for Waists. Near
Silks for Litoings from 12ic. up.
for the Fall is'one of the largest that has ever been shown in town. Come
and look for yourselr at
924 MAIN STREET. HIRSH'S
Mail From Europe in Three days.
New York, Deo, 28 ?James Ore
ham, of Brooklyn, has found oapit
to demonstrate the commercial value
his corksorew boat, for which Is antic
pated a ?peed of fifty miles per bou
A syndicate of New York capitalis
has agreed to furnish $50,000 wit
which to build a sm?ll boat on tb
The inventor promises that his oral
will coss the Atlantic in less tha
three days. The vessel, the oonstrnc
tlon of which is being arranged fo
at the Newport News shipyards, is no
1 iteuiled for passenger service, but uni
f >r the conveyance of mails and fa?
freight and for uie at life saving sta
tions It Is so constructed that it cai
penetrate the surf or the waves of thi
roughest water. The bo^t is cilindrica
in shape, with a serpentine tl'ngr
a oorkicrew extending from b t<
?torn, and the outer shell re .drei
through the water, while the ionei
ompartruent maintains its fijuipolse
Another War Cloud.
Rio Janeiro, Deo. 28 ?The Brazilian
worship Tiradentes has sailed fot
Am ?pa, in the territory cf Guyana, lu
dispate between France and Brazil,
where ?erlon* trouble is expected to oc?
The Amap? dispute between France
and Brazil has threatened several times
fo lead to serious trouble. Recently it
was practically deolded to refer it to
arbitration, but there has been difficulty
in agreeing on term?.
The population in the vioinity of the
disputed distrtot has been reported to
be violently inflamed over the question.
The strip of territory in dispute i?
now included in French Guiana ('.11
. h ?s been discovered in it
Cd. Brady 111.
Ool Jama? D. Brady, United I
? States Internal Revenue Collector, is
liait? ill at his horns in Petersburg. '
Xmas is 0ver and
How for Inventory Bargains
Our entire stock of Winter Goods
At Less Than Cost I
Must make room for Spring Goods. A chance will
be offered Bargain Hunters never before had in
Fredericlisburg. We prefer selling at less than
cost and have new and fresh goods every season.
You know our prices are guaranteed. Whole?
sale and retail.
J. T. LDWERY k CO.,
Cheapest Dry Goods and Notion House in Virginia.
Wheel, 60 to "0 ; oorn,88 to 85, meal 90
to 100 per 100 pounds ; oats, 26 to 30 ;
fowli (live), 6 to 84 ; tnrkeyi dreised,
10 to 11; live, 7 to 8; chickens,
6?? to 7 eta per lb. ; lard, 7
| to 8; eggs, 16 to 17 cti. ; butter
12 to 20; hams, 10 to 114, Irish
potatoes, f 5 to 65 ; beof, 8 to &% ; veal
4 to 4?4; Pork, 4 to 44'; hides
(green),6 to 7 ?hides (dry),8 to 10 ?hide*
(groen) salted. 7 to 9.
Wool?Unwashed, 19 to 20; washed.
23 to 25.
The Oratn Harkst
The grain markets olosed yesterday
. Ohioago?Wheat. Dec. 6578 ; May
?Stk ; Corn, Deo. 80^ ; Deo. oats, 234
New York?Southern wheat, 18 to
72 ; Southern corn. 39 to 40.
Baltimore?Southern wheat,?8 to 72;
Southern corn. 35 to 38
Richmond?Wheat, 65 to 75* corn, ?
88 to 40
Aleiandria-Wheat. ?0 10 65; corn,
is never attached to a patent medi?
cine advertisement-* o never say
this or that patent will cura or re?
lieve. It's like trylnir to hit some
thin*? In the dark iiu? ?.liancea aie
it won't hit.
We iio recommend preparations of
i h r make We know how to make
thi m ; ?e know tne nauiie of them,
and that they are the very best that ;,
can >e made? no jrueas work about | j
it. We stand hack of every one ana
warrant the purity, accuracy and
Sarsaparilla Compound, belt r7f\f>
Mood meaiicine, ? <J\"
I Pyrup Hypophosphltes Co., t7P?f\
boat tonic acd nervine, ? wlv.?
Wild Cherry Compound, best QR/*
cough cure. a*)?-*o.
Bheumatlc and Nerve Uni OFkO
Emulsion Cod Liver Oil, ? ?*?"?