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THURSDAY. .DECEMBER 20. 1900.
Entered at the Postoffioe at Fredericks
burg. Va., as second class matter )
All communications of every character
-houldt>oartdr?8*e-1 to"THK KRKE I.AN' I
r redericksburg, V*.
?iicbi?ond, Fredericksburg &
?ohe, ale In effect Nov. 25th. 19(H)
Leave North? aid.
?.?.? A. U. dallv, no local stops.
?Its) a. m. sadly, ao looal stops.
UUli A. M. siindays oui?, slops at Brooke
and ?'?le Water.
lu.to a. M .Lu >? except Sunday.no local
P. M. dally except Sunday, no local
P. M. dally. No local stops.
S.JU P. M dally, flops at Itrooke and Wide
S.9J A. hi. dally. Atlantic Coast Line train.
S to pi ai M.iiuru, i>.??e,i?tul Asluanu. week
days. All local stops on Sundays.
l?J.iSP. M. daily, Si*l> ard Air Line train.
via S. A. L. Junction. Arrive tit C.\M. HruSU
treat station, Ulcasaond.
I.t !'. Hi. nao)1-Jn.t-pt Sunday. Stops at
Mill or I. lk>sweil and Ashland.
t.it? P M Dtity, Allan le Co st Line train,
Stops at Doswell and ashland.
'?..r, ?" M. Dai.y makes ioeai stops.
. M. ?lady. Sea!' ard Air LlM train,
via d. A. L. Junction. Arrive at l. \ t? llr-'.nl
street st\tion Richmond.
Accommod?t .on trains. Daily cicept "-unday.
MS A. ?. t. r ? ichinond.
In Jl A. M. for (Juantico.
U.4S P. ??. foi AshlanJ.
P. hi. ii'um aMohrsoad tor Frederick!
t ?ylor. Traffic Manager.
O. O. OOX, Agent
i North Carolina and Vir
, (lira Lumber, dressed and undressed. Ohm
i ?. i.atns, sash, lH>ors and Blinds, Lime,
. r'lastvrlug Hair.
J !lL1i:wr and Paving Brick? Tin and Iron
. ..1 A Ire Nails, all kinds Ready
? v I Dry faint. Llnaeed
, Dryer Varnish and Lewis* Ws.lt?
. I, Paint ttrushe-? of all kinds. Window
? *i- and Putty, Handera' Hardware I
, rar Hooting and Mu-athing Paper.
i;>a1 Carts . nafffftse.
Larars stock always ou hand.
E. D. COLE.
? too. To Loan. $26,500.
THE LNTEKPKISE BUILD
y to loan on tlieir liberal
in sums to suit, from
I10>> np, on city and country
pf ?porty. Apply to
? \\w street,
Fredericksburg, Va. Jel6-r5m
TO LOAN I
In sums to suit, on ?>oth City and Country
Property, upon easy terms and at 8 per sent,
Interest. Ooruni ? your own advantage by
JOHN T. KNIGHT. Prasidnnt.
MaTotSsntS t Msflhanlrs* Perpetual Building
and lioan Assoelat on, of Fredericksburg. Va.
THE RESiDENCF OF MR- JOHN
WESBY. OF SPOTSYLVANlA
COUNTY WAS DESTROYED
No in?urance--Fr?dericksburo, Star
Barn, tenement house, corn cribst
etc., on the farm of Mrs. M. A.Down*
me.n, in Spotsylvania County, were
destr >yed by fire Sunday night. la
surance, $530.?Free Lance.
MORAL?Insure Yonr Property.
Rowlett & Goolrick,
Etre and Life Insurance Agents,
Once : Princess Anne street.
By last Steamer Nice lot Bsnanuas,
Eating Pears, Fine Eating Apples. Al
so S. O. Thomas' Celebrated Red Skin
Tomatoes and Oorn. Wholesale.
S. HIRSH & BRO.
BLOOD POISON CUSS D BY B. B. B.
Bottle Sent Free to Sufferers.
Deep-seatr.l, ob-tinate oases, the kind
that have resisted doctors, hot springs
and patent merticine treatment, quick?
ly yield t;> B B. B (Botauio Bio i
Balm), thoroughly tested for 80 years.
B. B. B bat cured such Indications as
mnoous patches in the month, sore
throat, eruptions, eating tores, bone
paint, Itching skin, swollen glands,
stiff joints, copper colored tpots, ohan
orei, ulc?ration on the body, and in
hundreds of oases where the hair and
eyebrows have fallen out and the whole
skin was a mass of boils, pimples and
oloers this wonderful specific has com
pletely changed the whole body Into a
olean, perfect condition, free from
eruptions, and ?kin smooth with the
glow of perfeot health B. B B. it the
ouly known perfeot core for blood pot
son So sufferers may test B B. B.
and know for themselves that it curet,
a trial bottle will be tent free of
B B B for tale by druggists and in
Fredericksburg by K Nelson Goolrick,
at f I per large' bottle or 6 large bottles
(full treatment) $5. For trial bottle,
adlress BLOOD BALM 00 , l79Mltoh.
ell ttre t. Atlanta Oa.
F?r Bj-Ltw-i, Bjtnpllen Oattlogue
write ?o or oeil on THE FREE
LANCE for estimates.
916 Main Street. Oood acoommada
itons Meals at all hours. Good Din?
ner for 25 oents. O raters In every style.
Ota doe Wines. Liquors .Cigars Anheuser
Bntoh Beer always on draught.
M. LONG. Proprietor
Local and Current Comments.
Mrs. J W. Hill left yesterday for a
brttf visit to Washington.
ai IUnsford Grymoi, of Ku.g
George, was in the otty Tuesday.
Kev. O. N. Tyndell will preaoh at
Trinity Sunday morning at 11 a. in
Mrs T. B. G ay le, Jr., is very sick at
her home, "Altoona, " near the city.
Mrs. Mary (.?jinn Hlckl has returned ]
from a visit tu relatives in Richmond.
Mr. Frank T Forbes left yesterday
for Philadelphia, where he will visit
Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Miller.rf Balti
route, are tue guests of Mr ?V K.Bradley
Mr L. K. Payne and son, Edgar
Payue. if Sp-itsylvauia, were in the
Mr 0. T, B v in, of King George, i
was among the callers at The Fiee
Lance ?.tliee >esterday.
Miss Laura Newman, of Orange, who
has beea the guest of Mrs Jas. B New?
man, has teturned home.
Mr Oscar T. Smith, of Baltimore,
who has been the goe.it of Mr A Km?
dolph Howard, has returned.
Mrs. J. D. Bradford, of Washington,
il the guest of Oapt. Jno. Bollock and
family at his home in Stafford.
Mr. Ben Durrett, who has been visit?
ing his mother and sisters in the
county, has returned to Kichmond
Mr IfalcolBS Harris,of Oulpeper.sp??i>t
Tuesday and Wednesday in lb? otty,the
guest of Mr B. P. Willis and family.
Miss Lma Htrrls.a student a!
Fft'dencksbnrg (J ?liege.Mt Moa lay foi
her home in Oslpspei to iptStd 8
A large assortment of new Ohri-i ?. m
handkerchief? at l'heT.N Brent Sic.
Mali*- your sel'ctions now aud av.?id
What's the matter with a fine pair of
bl-tukeia for (Jar?simas presents': (J. W.
Jones has some beauties at exceptior
ally low ptioes.
Yon should see our Black Dr N
Ooodi,specially our Waterproof B
stock oomptoto, prices low. Dome aud
see E T. Baker.
Lots of beautiful for boas and for
oolaretts have been sold, but 0 W
Joues oan supply your wants, as he
has some beauties left.
Mr. 8idnev L S?ott. of this otty has
been eleoted yice-Presicieiit of the
Washingtou Literary Society of the
luiversity of Virginia.
While playing on some ties Tuesday
Utile H'ory Uannehl. Jr.. had his leg
broken by being caught between tw
tier The little fell iw is doing well.
Mr B, R. Orymes, of King George,
was in the city yesterday, en route f>
Richmoud. It is said the old genre
man u looking out for a side p
Hon. H. F Orismond. Major T E
Morris and Mr St. George K
hngh weat to Washington yesterday in
the interest of the Bit'lefHds P-ik
Mr. Harold L. L^wry, a s'udeut a*
Rand Iph Macou Academy, at Frost
Koyal, is spending the Xmas holidays
at Brooke wiih the family of his father,
Mr M. K. L.wry.
This is ?he time to have your photc
graphs made to remember your friends
witn Ibis Xmas. You can have them
made in the very best finish at the
throughly equipped Davis gallery
Mr. J. W. Oarver, of near Upton
burg, Kirg Ge rge county, was in the
oity yesterday. He brought a 17
m mths old turkey which wslffhed
;.:.., p.uuds dressed. Oan Stufford
Mr. H >bart Oreen, son of Mr. Mar
shall Green, aged 20 years, died sud?
denly in Washington Sunday. He wa>
brought to Stafford and buried in the
family 1 t of his grandfather, Mr.
James M ;Gregor, today
Mr Piaren.?e Humphries, son of Mr
Wm Humphries,of Stoff ?rd, died in
Washington Sunday of typhjid fever
His remains wore brought to his for?
mer home and burled yesterday at the
family burying gronnd. Funeral per
vices were oonducted by Rev. J K.
Rev. Dr. R. R. H iwiion .delivered a
leoture at the Oolltge on Monday night
on "The Old World and the New,"
which was very much enjoyed by th m
who were fortunate enough to bear it.
The singing by Misses Alice Gam m n
and Carmen Mora was a pleasant fea?
ture of the evening.
Fredenckshurg1 Lady fiecoives Letter
From Mrs. Wm- J. Bryan.
Previous to the late election Mrs. R.
J Berry, of this oity. daughter of Mr
J. W. Harris, of this oity, wrote to
Mrs. Bryan, and a few days ago re?
ceived the following reply. The name?
sake referred to is Mr. J. W. Harris'
little son :
Line?lo. Neb , Deo 8:h. 1900.
My dear Madam : I find your favor
a nor.g my accumulated mail and thank
yon for your expressions of good will
und for the nice picture of Mr Bryan 's
namesake. While the election was a
surprise to Democrats everywhere, it in
a comfort to know that Mr. Bryan
made a cloan, honest fight and has
nothing to regret. I am sure you aud
your father will be pleased to know
that he is well and in god spirits.
With best wishes for your health and
proi-p^rity, I ?m,
Very truly yours,
MARY B BRYAN.
8' me other successful legislators
whose yjioes are not heard in debate
save when the occasion absolutely de?
mands it a;e Hone 8 Wilkins Matthews,
of Aooomac; Hume, of Alexandria; W.
R Duke, of Obarlotteeville ; R. Garter
Welford, of Riobmoud oounty ; John
E Nottingham, of Northampton ; G. G.
Galleher, of Prince William aud George
W. Settle, of Rappahann ck.
These are some of the s >lid, strong
leaden of the House who do not believe
that oratory Is essential to the success
of a law-maker, and who use cold, hard
facts pers: o illy and individually pre?
sented rather than higb-ionndingphrnoe
and brilliant bursts of oratory, to reach
those whom they desire to oonvert to
their way of thinking. They do not
pretend to be great orators, capable of
sleeping listening thousands from
their feet with burning words of
el? qienoe but they aie all riohly en
dowel with those personal graoes
whioh draw men closer to each other
and make men feel that they are not
only fell? woitiz-'n, but brothers.?
MISS SCOTT WEDS MB RUSSELL, OF
One of the piettlest home weddings
of the season took place at the home
of Mr aud Mrs W. D. Scott on
Princess Anne street last night at 7
o'clock, when their eldest daugh'er,
Mus Mary l.yrd Bo itf, one of the lovi
liest, Boat lotelleotual and p>pular
young lttdien i f this city,was married to
Mr. John Orittetnleu Russell, of Louis?
ville, Ky., a prominent lawyer and
business man of that city.
The ceremony was performed by Rev.
J. S Dill. 1). D , in the uorth side of
the front pat lor, which had been banked
with palms, and beneath a bower of
palms ai.d flowers. The rooms were
beautifully decorated with roses,palms,
imtlax and the pink lights thrown on
them pieeented a scene of great beauty.
The brine was at her loveliest in a
oreettOfl of exquisite white satin with
yoke aud sleeves of shirred tulle a deep
beitha of Doohesi and round point lace,
yell caught up with ? magnificent dia?
mond sunburnt, the gift of the groom,
aud orauge carrying Brides'
The matron i I honor was her hand
some sister, Mr* j Edward. Tylor, of
Baltimore,in a ?beautuul gown of ivory
faille.with DuoheM laOS Sad diamond*
with a bouqus? of Auiemau Beauty
Mr Randolph Blaiu, of Louis?
ville, Ky., wan beet m m
The iv , 11 my was wituesstd by only
the witimute friends of both fomilies
and were : tare. J onion Stabler, Mr.
and Mrs. Alien Carter, Mr und Mrs.
J. Edwutd Tylor, and Mr and Mrs.
Daniel Moler, Btlnmore, Mi , Mr
(iuyon Milhr, Bast?n, Md., Miss
Bits abet h MoNeil, of Denver, 0.1 ,
Mr. Jai it and Ifesses Belle
and Tena Soott, of Milfom, Mr. J K.
Oox, Mi?* Fraooes tlul.of Washington,
S J 1) .swell, Mr and Mrs. Schuyler
t Aahland, Mi*s Bleaaot Mont?
gomery, Mnj r ?P. L Oourtney, Mr
Frank Duke, of Richmond. Mr. and
Mis. Hugh Redding, Daiuestowu, Ml ,
Mrs. 8. J Aahby, Mr aud Mrs. L. L
Ooghill, Mrs. B M. Praxt m and Mieses
Braxtuo, Mr. and Mis A. B BottS,
Dr. Bi;d Mis T. O Montague, Rev.
Dr J. 8 Dill and wile, Jkiiss Lena
Rove, Mr. ???d Mm ('liarlesO. Rowlett,
Mr. and Mrs. S G. Wallace, Miss Nan?
nie 0. Willis, Miss Jennie May GojI
rick, Mrs J. N. Buney, Mr aud Mrs.
R. 0. Beile. M in?. Mamie Beale Rev.
K. R II iwtson, Mis?* Graoe King, Mr.
G W. Bbepberd and wife, Miss Mary
Shepherd, Mr. and Mrs.W. E. Bradley.
Mrs. Nauuie McOarty Mr. W. D Soott,
At ? :30 a reoeptlon was held until
0:30, which was attended by several
bundled frit ads
The presents were hand?ome and
red h veral hnndrod
ida] pill li'ft f)r the
North i o an ritended bridal t >ur and
will ha al t> une to their friends at the
Gall Bouse, In L uisviile, after Janu
PRETTY HOME WEDDINO
borne of Mies Linie Kennoids
wan the s .eue of a very pretty mar
?y, when her niece,
Mis? Elisabeth Gordon Newman, cf
this cuy. bechme the bride of Mr Au?
tour Presley in irnton, of Port Royal,
the pailor was beuutitully de
who fern-, plants, ro-es and evergreen.
Promptly s IS BO 'look, the bride be
r> mn ply utur.a in a traveliug dr< ss
r, l?auing ou tue arm
of he? uncle, Mr Wui F Gotdon, ol
Riobmon I. ^Ii i was met by the groom
and ins btst man, Mr Gruyson i'horn
ton, of Port R y al, aril there, under a
bower of ev?-rgre?n, Rev. W. D Smith
impressively p?rf rraed the ceremony.
The maid of h OOf was Miss Laura
Newman, of Oral'?
Mr. at.d Mrs TboTOt M left at 1 :24
f ir i si others trip, and on their return
will resine at trie rebidence of Mrs.
Thornton's mother, Mis. Jas. B Ntw
m in. on Malu street.
(?aite a number ( f guests from a dla
were present, among them Mr
aud MrH Robert Rennolds, of Rich?
mond. Mi. ami Mrs. Taylor Thornton,
vf Port Royal, Misses Rosalie Thornton
and Faunie Powers, of Port Royal
i e presents were numeruui and
ANOTHER HOME WEDEINO.
.V ten >'-l k on yesterday morning,
abet 10, there occurred at the
DOS of Mrs Julia A Blrdsall,
I the marriage of Mr. John F. Qoold
mau, Jr., to Miss ?lubel W. Blidn-11
Rev. Dr. J. S. Dill, officiated, and Miss
Fleda Allison played the wedding march
The happy y UDg oouple took the
! 10:40 morning traiu for Washington.
j They contemplate a trip down thePoto
; mao to Old P.. ?ut. and will return
' home next we. k The groom is a popu?
lar clerk of toe Con way. Gordon &
; Garnett National Bank and has before
lu m bvight business prospects.
Leavell'i. Va., Deo. 17, 1900.
Mr. Claude Rhoads and bis cousin,
Mr, George Brocks, of Weedsport, N
Y , ftie visiting relatives and fiiends
Mr. A M McO?lley has moved with
bis family back to Alsop's mill, aud is
now ready to grind all the grist that
is sent to him
There has been a great do?l of sick?
ness around.here this fall, but it is
Wheat is looking well at present, but
the farmers are snort of oorn, Some of
them bad to buy by the timo they had
Ohristmas is nearly here and the peo?
ple* are busily preparing for it. All
the Sunday-schools are getting ready
for their usual eutertainments
Death in Spotsylvania.
Mr. W, 0. Smith, a prominent citi?
zen of this county, died at his home
Monday eventug, of congestion of the
liver, aged 78 years. The funeral took
place from his late residence yesterday
at 11, a. m .services conducted by Rev.
Decatnr Edwards. Mr Smith leaves a
widow and seven children: Frank
Smith, of Henrioo county ; Luther
Smith, of White Plains, N. Y ; Mn.
Lizzie R.xey. of Caroline; J. B Smith,
Mrs. Annie Embtey, Mrs. Eila Pollard
and Champ Smith, of this oounty. The
deceased fooght through the civil war,
and was a member of the Nintb Vir?
ginia Cavalry. For many years before
his death he hnd made it his custom to
visit Frederick'burg evety Saturday.
He was a brother of Otpt. Jno M.
Smith, of this oouuty.
KING GEORGE MARRIAGE
(Oorretpondence of The Free Lance.)
King George Co. ,Va , Deo. 11?, 1800,
One of the prettiest weddings that hat
tahen pi oe in thlt county for some
tim? wat solemnized laut evening i.t
Potomao Baptist church In the
presence of an audience that
completely filled the church, when
Mist Willie Rodler Rogers, ?ideal
daughter of Hon. and Mrs Win J.
Rogers, beoame the bride of Mr. Phil
lip Arnold Rloe, youngest son of Mrs.
Mollle Arnold Rice and the late R. v
Samuel B. Rice. I) 1) , of the Baptist
Loving hauds had beautifully d'co
rated tbe church and the scene was one
of beauty which all present will |i rig
remember. Mrs. O J. Ladson, of
Washington, presided at the organ atid
rendered Mendleshon'H wedding match
in fine style The bridal |??rty enteitd
the chinch In the following order and
took their stand under an arch of ever?
greens, from whioh was suspended a
marriage bell :
Mils Moiti? K. Rogersand Mr End
1) Divis; Miss Edith Q Behotsld, if
Washington, and Mr Jnlitn L Pratt ;
Miss Nannie Rodler,of Washington.and
Mr. John Lee Pratt; Miss Nannie R g
era and Mr Max Potts; Miss Ijtila
Davis with Mr. O W Rogers; Mi-s
Marian E Pratt, a cousin of the bride,
with Mr P. Louis K gern, cf Washing?
ton, a brother of tbe bride; Miss Ma?
bel Walker, of Fredericksburg. a ?IfXM
of the groom, with .Mr R >b?rt E
Eiogors, ?? brother of the bride; Miss
Kiuuia L. K >g?r*. as DSaid of honor,
with Mr. (J K Prntt, as best iiitri.
Then came the brute ami groom I'M ?
were met at the altar by Rev Norm in
Lnck. of K?sex o unty, who lu a DO ft
Impressive in inner performed the
?'happy solemnity " which irr? t
united two young lives Messrs. Law?
rence Rogers, a brother of the bride,
and Joseph Hetlin acted as usbers
tu seating the congregation
The bride was hands muly rlressed in
orearn-colored mchalr, trimmed with
ribbon and silk and carried a bouquet
of exquisltej roses whiob were from
the Wuite H )use conservatories. The
groom wore the conventional black. The
bridesmaids weie gowu?d in white
organdie? and looked lively bey *m1
words toexprest. The bride was quet
ly in her bridal attire, and the .
may well be proud of the jewel he has
At the conclusion of tbe ceremony a
. n a i- ?i-ld at "Shepberd'i ',
the hi tpitsble borne of the bride's] p ?
rents, after which the bridal puty left
for "Ruiledge," the home of the
fro m, near Oomotrn, The bridal
presents were handsome and costly,
some of which were sent by friend*
from Minneapolis, Minn , Ph ladelp*iif,
Washington, Fitdericksburg and othei
Am >ng tbe Kuosts preseut from % dis?
tance were Mis-es Irene and Nannte
Rodler. Kate Oastello, Edith G Scho
field, Mr, ai,d Mis Louis R idler, and
Mrt. Dr. O J. Lndsoo, all of Washing?
ton ; Mrs. W I B .ughton, of Phila?
delphia, and Messrs. Hanrey T and
P. Louis Rogers, brothers of the bride
Election or Officer? for 1901. Etc.
The annual meeting of the stockli lit?
ers of the Rappahannock Valley Agri?
cultural and Mi chanioal S ciety w V
held at the Mayor's cilice yesterd-.*?
Ool. E. D. Oole, the president, prey?
ing Messrs J P. Uorbin aud 9 8
Bradford were appointed to oanvass trn
stock and they repor'ed a quorum
President E D. Oole then read hU
address wbicb was received and :
spread on the records. Col Cole refer eri
feelingly to the death cf Hon A P R -
first president of the society, since thr
last meeting of the itookholdert. and
on in ition of Oapt. McOracken a com
mlttee wat appointed to prepare r?so
lutiont of respeot to his memory. The
president named the following to com?
pose tbe committee : Oapt T Mc?
Oracken. J P Oorbin, 8. S. Bradford,
G. W. Shepherd. Oapt. 8 J. Qainn
Oapt. 8. J. C^ulnn, secretary and
treasurer, read his annual report show?
ing all debta paid and a oomfortable
balanoe in tbe treasury. The electi in
of officert for 1901 retnlted as follows :
Col. E D Oole. Fret. ; W. H Rich
arus, J. P. Rowe.J P H. Orlsmond,
M. O Hall. B Goldimith. Major W.
S. Embrey, L. O. Magratb, Judge A.
W. Wallace, M 8. Chancellor,
Oapt. I) M. Lee, Vet Chancellor, L
R. Colbert, vice-Fiesidentt; Oept. S.
.1 (?linn, Secretary and treasurer; ? >\.
E. D. CMe. Capt 8 J (?alnn. St.
George R. Fltzbugh, Oapt M. B.
Rowe, T. J. Hay don, 8 S. Bradford,
Oliver Eastburn. J. B. Gray, A M.
Garner, James W. J met, CjI J. R
Alrich, James R. Rawltngt, Oaptun
T McOracken, James P. Oorbin, J hn
M Grifflln. A P Rowe, Jr., Geo W.
Shepherd, Hon. H F. Orlsmond, Hon.
A. T. Embrey. Alex Pratt, O. H
Hurkamp. T F. MorrLon, H B.
Lane, Henry Warden, Henry Dtnnehl,
.1. J. Sale, Board of Directors.
TWO LIVES LOST AT A FIRE IN
Residence and Contents Destroyed.
Woodford't, Va , Dec. 18.
Mr. Jetse D Oarneal,living near this
place, had tbe misfortune to lose his
dwelling home and content! Mcndty
morning about 5 o'olock. Mitt Fanoie
Carter, an aged aunt of Mrs Oarneal
jumped from an upper window and wat
killed. Mr Oarneal's second daughter,
about 14 yeara old, went to look for
Mlsi Faunie and the house fell in and
oaught h*r and the was burned to death
The balance of the family barely
escaped. Mr. Oarneal has a large fam?
ily and la now in very destitute olr
onmstanoei, as he lost everything, even
their wearing apparel. He hat the sym?
pathy of the entire neighborhood
Tbe new depot at Woodalaoe hat been
completed and opened for business, very
much to the satisfaction of tbe people
of thlt vicinity. P.
Judge O E, Nicol, of the Facqaier
Olrcuit Court, refuted to grant a new
trial to H A. Davit, who was oonviot
ed at tbe September term of tbe O unty
Court for attempting t > poison the well
of Thomaa R Stewatt In December, 1899
Davis was t led and couvloted at a pre?
vious trial ; sentenced to five years In
tbe penitentiary,but was granted a row
trial and tbe mend trial resulted in
tbe t.ame verdict, but he was given one
year le.s In the penitentiary The court
gran'i d a suspension for 80 days, pend?
ing an appeal by hit oontel to theCoart
of Appeala for a new trial.
(81BRBI'8 OLD STAND.)
Baa fall Supply of Everything
. 8, 10 to IS.'I>. P^r pound.
10 and 13-^0. per pmnd .
Ito, per package.
inc. per p cksge.
8o. per pound.
raolooa, '.>?. pat package Corn Starch,
i- Worosstsrahua daaos, 5j per
bottle. Olivet, 10a per bottle.
('i-otnnts, Be Macoaront,
? and 7c per pkg. Roll?
ed Oats, 10 lbs
1. m >ns, s and
Bought late when manufacturers
wanted to unload. Offered now at
loweit prices to be found in town.
Close prices to country merchants.
TO CHURCHES AND
Remember we sell shoetandat loweit
prices to be found anywhete.
810 M * in Stree .
(Sebree's old stand.)
When You are Ready
To mike your purchases for Christmas
dimt fail t ) call on ut and get nor
prices, as we have tome excep
ti mally good bargains We
guarantee the quality
to be the best and
prices to be the
A Wi rd to Sunday School
PI ice your
ordert with us
if you want the
miM good* for your
in mey Just think, go id
FienchOandy.worth lOolb., our
price 8s. We have oandiei from?? to
ftOclb. Elegant Cream Bon Bons, 12',o.
Lowney's Fine Goods.
Nntt, lirge Cluster Raisins. Muscatels,
?Currants, Citron, Plum Pudding,
Minoe-Meats, Malaga Grapes,
i ?ranges. Lemons,Ooooanutt
Brunei, Evap Frnltt,
Preserve?, Jelly, Qc latine,
Pie, Frnlt Cake,
Fancy Cakes, Giant Cjaeen
Olives Finest Lulla Olive Oil.
Vermont Maple Syrup, Marmalades,
Celery,Oranberriei, Flavoring Extract!,
Fresh Eggs and Fine Butter,
Minnesota Patent and
City Mills Flour.
Preserved Oanton Ginger,Crystalled
Ginger, Flreworka of all kinds at low?
est prices. Everything best in quality
and lowest In price.
Mi ORDERS II SPECIALTY.
We guarantee satisfaction or money
W. L. Burruss,
Phone 1, Opera House Grocery.
(Corrected by Simon Hlrsh & Bro. ]
Wheat, 65 to 70 ?corn,49 to 50,meal 110
to 120 per 100 pounds ; oats, 85 to 80 ;
fowls (live), 5<;o7; tnrkeys live, 6 to
(P2 ; dressed 8 to 9 ; dnokt live 6 to 7 ;
dressed fowls ,9 to 10 per lb. ;lard, 8 to
9; eggs, 22 to 23 its. ; buttev 15
to 20; hams, 10 to 11, Irish pota?
toes, 55 to ?0; beef.8 to %% ; veal, 4>*
Pork, 5 to 6^; hides (green), 4%
to 5; hides (dry), 7 to 8. Baled Hay,
f 14 to 16.50 per ton.
Wool?Unwashed, 22to 23; washed,
27 to 28.
Leaf Sumao?50 to 55 oents per hun
Ttii arela Harkst.
The grain markets dosed yesterday
as follows :
Chicago?Wheat, Deo. 70 ; Jan. 70^ ;
corn, Deo. 38; Jan. 85%; Deo. oats,
New York?Southern wheat, 78 to
80 ; com, 45 to 44.
Baltimore?Southern wheat, 70 to 72 ,
Southern oorn, 42 to 43.
Riohraond?Wheat, 70 to 75? oorn,
6 to 47.
Alexandria?Wheat, 68 to 72 ; oorn,
5 to 46
m Mil GORDON & iiirr
Deposits Solicited, Negotiable Paper Discounted
All Correspondence Promptly Answered in seiled Envelopes.
Handsome Lithographed Check Books presented to each Customer.
Merchants' Business Cards plpced on their Checks.
BANK OPEN FROM 9 A. ft*. TO 6 P. IN,
THIS IS CHANCELLOR
& RAWLINGS' SPACE.
REDUCED PR/CtS ON JACKETS!
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The most astonishing values al $5 00, sold for 6.75 and 7.50.
Opera House Dry Goods Store.
HEASUJM8 WHY YOU SHOULD BUY
The "Success" Airtight Heater:
Asiifs a HI RlMOVBD from THI front, and not through the cover, and Fire can b?
BTABTKO AT TIIK BOTTOM.
Our draft is the tightest of the kind and guarantees the success and durability of the stove.
Our stove is absolutely safe; no danger of sparks popping out and setting fire to your house.
All stoves are lined with heavy steel lining, with air space between lining and outside, to
prevent stove from warping and burning out.
Our draft is attached to the stove, and not to the lining.
Consumes less than half the fuel that other so-called air-tight stoves do.
Every Stove Guaranteed to Give Satisfaction or Your Money Refunded.
ALL SIZES AT LAST SEASON PRICE.
Do not forget our line of Carpets, Rugs, Art Squares, Oriental Rugs at the Great
Furniture and China Store. W, A, BELL <? BPO.
Too Much Stock.
Must be sold, and we offer you the following special inducements :
One Lot Ladies' Tan Melton Jackets,former price $5.00, now 3 99, a
magnificent line of Ladies' Pur Collars, Collarettes and Capes in
all the'Latest Shapes, at $1.00 and up.
All silk BLACK TAFFETTA for 59c was75c.,Drees Goods at Reduced Price?,
Good Unbleached Cotton at 4 cents per yard.
Special prices have been made on all lines of fine Millinery, especially Misses Ilats and
Capes and Children's and Infants' Silk and Cashmere Caps.
Come to-morrow or the next day, cr next week, and save money at
q24 Main St.
Plain Mixed Candies, 8 to 10c.
Pea Nut Candies, 10c.
Cocoanut Candies, 10c.
Cream Bon Bons, 10 and 12 1 2 cts.
Chocolate Creams, 15c.
Crystalized Creams, 15c.
Cream Bars, 10c,
Fine Candies in boxes, 25 to 60c.
London Layer Raisins, 12 1 2c.
Finest Cluster Raisins, 20 and 85c
Finest Layer Figs, 15c.
Finest Dark or Light Dates, 10c.
Mixed Wilts, finest mixture in Fudericksburg, 15c.
English Walnuts, Pecans, Almonds, Brazil Nuts and Filberts
Mince Meat, per lb., 10 and 12 l-2c, per Jar, 5lb , 65c.
Plum Pudding, 25,50 and 75c.
Jamaica Oranges, 30, 40 and 50cts perdoz., Florida
Oranges, Large and Sweet, 40c.
Finest Malaga drapes, per Ib., 20c
Chalmer's Knox's and Coopers' Gelatine. 10c
Plymouth Rock and Nelson's tl . 15c.
Coxes' (checkered box) M . 17c.
EVERYTHING THAT'S GOOD TO EAT AND EVErtY
TIIING OF THE BEST QUALITY.
"It Pays to Buy the Best,
W. L. Brannan.
N'THF. NAME OK THF, COMMON WEALTH
In the merk.'i Office of the Circuit Court,of
Stafford County, on the llth day of Decem?
Walter Cox an 1 Eugene Thornton.Plaintiffs.
J. P. Ho'es Wm. ?. Franklin andr Harriett
Franklin, his wife.Defendants
The ohlect of this suit Is to subject a cer?
tain tract of land and tenement thereo-1,
situated In the County of (Stafford Vs.,
charged to Wm. H Franklin, containing 80
acres, to the payment of two mecha lea 1er s
iiu.iv recorded In the County Court, In lavo
of Walter Cox for $31 St, and Eugene Th ru?
t?n for $11 M.
Affidavit havlnir ben made that tbe defen?
dant, J. F- Hole?, Is not a resident of the
State of Virginia, be Is hereby required to
appear in the sa':l Clerk'sOfrloe.wiibln fifteen
days after due publication hcrvof. and do
?bat mar be necessary to protect Ins inter?
A Copy-Teste :
Uenuv, i> u dcl3 w,w
FINE OLD HOME
In pursuance of a decree to the Chan?
cery (Jause of Ohapman v?. Chapman at.
all., made by the Corporation Oourt of
Frederiokaburg, V?.. on October 3?,
1900, the undersigned trustee will, aa
therein directed, proceed to aell at
PUBLIC AUOilwN In front of the
auction house of James Roach, auc?
tioneer, in Frederiokaburg, Va., on
UTDUUT, 1UU1T Stk, 1901,
AT 13 O'CLOOK,
that highly desirable and very valuable
fine old farm, together with all the
buildings and improvement? thereon,
lying on the height? overlooking the
Oity of Frederioksburg, called and
containing are hundred and three acre?
and thirteen-twentieth? of an acre (60S
13 20 acre?), which i? fully described
by mete? and bound? in papers filed in
This celebrated old place is in ?plan*
did order ; the magnificent brick and
atone dwelling and all outbuilding? and
?table? are in splendid order and oondl*^
tion, and furnished with spring water
oonveyed by pipes to and through the
buildings. All field? well watered and
fertile; location healthful,and the place
i? a very desirable home.
TURMS OF SALE, as per decree :
"One-fourth of purohaae price to be
paid in oaah and the resido? In three
equal installments payable in one, two
and three yeara from the day of ?ale,
the credit installment? bearing interest
from day of sale and to be evidenced
by tbe bond? of purohaser and to be se?
cured by deed of trust on the said prop,
ertv, or tbe title retained until the said
bond? shall have been paid in foil, or
for all oaah shoold tbe purohaeer so
elect ; bot the ?aid trustee, Al?In T.
Embrey, ?hall receive no money under
tbt? decree until be ?bau enter into
bond, with ?uffljient security, in the
Olerk'a Office of this Oourt, payable io
the Commonwealth of Virginia, in the
penalty of f25,000, and conditioned ac?
cording to law."
The title to thi? property i? perfect.
ALVIN T. EMBRBY,
VIRGINIA : In the Clerk'? Office of
the Oorporatiou Court of the Oity
Ohapman and al?.Defendant?
I, Jame? P. Oorbin. Clerk of the a?id
Oourt,do certify that the bond requited
of tbe trustee by tbe decree rendered in
said oause on the 36th day of Oototer,
1900, ha? been doly given.
Given ander mv hand.?? Clerk of the
?aid oourt, this SGtb dav of November,
1900 JAMES P. OORBIN. Cleik.
? By John 8 Berry ]
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