SA URDA Y..DECEMBER 22. 190C.
fd at the Postoffloe at Frederick?
borg. Va., as leoond-olass matter ]
AU communications Of every character
should oeaddressed to"THK KUKK LA NUB,'1
Richmond, Fredericksburg <fc
doheoale in effeot Nov. ?5th, 1900.
MS A. M. dally, no local ?top*.
a. at. daily, no la
- lyi\- *-. ^udays uuiy, stops at Brooke
and w i.i? Water,
Ij.ioa. at. latly except Sunday, no loca'.
? M. dally eioept Sunday, no loeal
tti . -.
P. M. daily. So loeal stop?.
VI ial.y. frtopsat Urooko and Wide
laliy, Atlantic i oast I.me train.
'Hope ft. Hi.luiu, >x>?w, .Land Astilaud, week
d?yi. AU local stop? on Sundays.
" M. daily, Soaloard Air Une train.
via ?-. v. I.. Junction. Arrive ?it Cvo. Broad
i station, ttubinoud.
M. i?*i.> etc. p. Sunday. Stops at
vi rd, D ?well and Ashlaud.
*.w3 k*. M. I mi y. Atlantic Co ist Line train.
at Uoiwe.i and ainlanu.
. .>' U.t.l KMMU Stop?.
. M. :?(y. ik'al? ?ard Air Line trata.
HaS. A. L. Junction. Arrive ut r. \ o Broad
street ititlon, Uicuiuon.i.
a .'uni? ulat.on traloi ,<t **undsy.
a. H. i r ' k-baaoaa.
? .-I. a. .. :? atchmoad tor Prederloks
i. . i'rwsMeat,
0. 0. COX, Agent
? North Carolina and Vir
reaacd and uu..r. teed, 6
. i. Doors ami Uiiuds. Lim.
-, Plasteriug Hair.
? mur and Paring Briok. Tin and Iron
I ? , Nans, al! kinds Head)
4 i . ,1 Dry Paint. Unseed Oil,
iahet of all kind?. Window
r. Builders* Hardware of a.
Paria esaons, Koad Oarta ...ua-gles.
I. Trf.- stuck always on hand.
E. D. COLE.
$j6,5oo. To Loan. $?6,500.
rtit? BN riSRPRISB BUILD?
ING A????lATION offers
motiej to loan on their liberal
is, in sums to suit, from
HQl? ?P, osi city and country
property Apply to
s 19 Mam street,
Fr? leriokeburg. Va. Jel5-6m
In sums to suit, on both City and Country
Property, upon easy term? ar d ?t ? pareeat.
latereet. Sonsult your own advantage l>y
e.irr . :tn ?
JOHN T. KNIGHT. President.
tSAAC HlRSH. Secretary.
Mer rpetual Bul'dlmr
and Loan Aaaociat on.ot Kredcricksburir. Va.
A Contrast. |
THE RESlDENCF OF MR. JOHN j
WESBY. OF SPOTSYLVANIA
COUNTY. WAS DESTROYED
No insurance--Fredericksburg Star
Barn, tetit-njt-ut hou^e, corn cribti
?le, on the farm of Mrs. M. A Down
n. in, in SpotBjlvama Couutj, wer?
daatf >yed by fire Sunday night. In
surauce, $330.?Free Lance.
MORAL?lusute Yiur Property.
Rowlett & Goolrick,
F-.ro nnd Life Insurance Agents,
Ofla? : PrioBeBi A'.ne street.
By last St-anier I Bananna??,
Bating Peart, Fine Eititig Apples. Al?
so S ?. Thomas' Celebrated Red 8bin
Tomatoes aod Corr. Wholesale.
S. HlRSH ? BRO.
TOE w m TO
MS Lip !
Before buying your rhr.-ornas Uquori
come and ook at my stock. 1 have IS Hrard*
of WHISKIES, among th?m are STAB A,
>? 11. |x:r gal on. Indian Hill, fc.UU. Ji
Co'unty Kentucky old. *.' l?Ap ?lowooJ.c: OU.
re, WiVO Nelson County Ken
tuckv. "C'.im Bouroon Rye, HJM), Pj'per Ten
Mv Brands O? APPLE BRANDT are the
linest on the MARK K.T at frost tl 5oto$l 00
I HAV? WINE) OF ALL VARIETIES.
My stock of Cijrars. < Va ret tes and Family
- :i ? ?iletc.
It Is ti> the Interest ol yo ir POCKET-HOOK
to come and tat
MKS. J. F. MONROE.
Commerce et., Fredericksburg, Va
BE?- MB. FOEBEB EE3I&NS HIS
He Accepta a call to Ohio.
Rev. 8. H. Forrer. who hat been pat
tor of the Christian church he-e for
several years, has resigned hit obarge to
accept a oall to Barnesvllle, Ohio. Our
petpie will regret to learn of thla aotlon
at Mr. Forrer is very popular In the
oimmuntty He will assume his new
datiet aboat Jauuary 1st.
The chnroh here is considering tbe
matter of a tnooessor to Mr. Forrer and
bat two ministers in view,one of whom
will probably be called lu a short time
For over ritty Year*
Mrs. Winslow'e Sonthiug dyrup has
boen ised for over fifty years by mil?
lions of mothers for their ohlldron
while teeihiiift-, with porfeot saooesa. It
soothes the child, softens the gums,
allays all pains, onres win-i oulio, and
>>st re?ne>iy for Diarrhoea. It
will relieve the poor little sufferer im
mediately. Sold by Druggists in every
part of t?.e world Twenty-five oentt
a j >ttle. Be tare and ask for ' M?a
?'-?'i*'< HoMhtaa Syrup," and
take no other kind
Local and Current Comments.
Miss Eva V. Cox, of the oounty, is
vieitiug friends in Washington.
Miss Lnoy Hays, of Richtnoud, in
visiting lelatives iu Baltimore.
Mr. 0. O'Oonor Goolrick was in
Richmond yesterday on business.
Mr. James L Ra-vrlings. of the oounty,
i was in the city Thursday on business.
Dr. CG. William?, of Middlebnrp,
Pia., is visiting relatives in
Mr. Rufos King, of Cincinnati, 0 .
? is the guest of his mother, Mrs. Autia
R>v. 0. N. TyndeJl will presch at
Trinity ohurch at 11 o'clock Suuday
Mr. W, li. Plmghter arrived here
Thursday and will spend Xmas with
Go to the T. N. Brent itor? for use?
ful aud acceptable Christinas pit sen ts.
Opeu every night.
Mr. David F>?rl.?s left Thursday fir
Philadelphia, where he will spend the
Sanaa with frieuds.
Mr. M 0. Thompson, of Baltimore,
is spending the Christmas with his
father's family here.
Mr J A. Evans, of Onvllle.StatTorri
ooanty, wa? in the city Thursday mak?
ing Xmas purchases
Mr. J. T. Thornton, of Port Boyal
was among the callers at The Km
L^nce olHoe Thursday.
Mrs. Willie Rhodes Hicks left yister
day morning for BoraatoB, l'a, to visit
relatives for several week*.
Dr O. 0. Broad'u?, of Bowling Green,
died this week at the tass^lum, wher?
lie had oeeu fot some time
Randall Montagne, a
man, of Brooke, 1st his pooki
here yesterday containing $?i
Mofatt. W S Allen and Isaac, Allen,
?if KiDg George, were in the city
Thursday making Xmas purchases.
Oapt W. B Warner and wife, of
Spotsylvania, were in the city Thurs
day buying good things for Xmas.
Miss Janet Wright,of Tappahanno'k,
who has been the guest of Miss Pannu?
Tucker Oarmicbael, has returned home
Miss Sue Lightfoot. a student of the
Kredericksbufg Oollege, is spending
Xmas at her home in Oulpeper oounty
Miss Ethel Newbill, a student of
Southern Seminary. B ?wling Gre-m. is
spending Xmas at her home in i
Messrs J N and E O. Peed and
Mi??s Nannie Peed, of KiDg Qeorge,
were in the city Thursday shopping
Miss Marian Higgins, one of the
teachers of the Oollege, left yesterday
f ir her homo in Accomao to spend
Otdet Eugene Robinsm, of th?? V. P.
I, Blaokaborg.ptaaed through this oity
Thursday en toute to his home in
Prof I. H. Thompson, of th
lege, left this morning for vTitiob
where he will spend the Christmas
Mhi Jeanette K. Grieg, of the
l?>g?\ left yestt-rday for her home in
I ork, where ?she will spend the
Mrs J BlikeOhew, of Htymatk ?t,
Va , who has been the guest of her
stator, Mrs Jao T. Goolrick, bas n -
turned h >me.
Missen Cirmen and Ohr latine Mota
left by but Tnnrsday for Richm ?? d
0 ?unty, where they will speud Xmas
A heavy snow storm set iu yestesday
morning at ? o'clock, and for hours it
continued to fall. atraining the depth
of several inches.
Dr. Myers Eokenrode, a dentil s'u
dent ut ?he Uaiversity of Maryland, is
spendiug the Xmas h ?lulays at his
h.ime in this oity.
Mr aud Mrs. Allen Smith, of King
George,spent Wednesday and i'hursday
in the oity, the guests of Mr. A Ran?
dolph Howard and family.
Mrs. Lavima Stevens died W??dries
d ?y night at her home here, and was
buried yesterday. Rev. J P. Stump
conducting the services.
Mr. Myers Oldham, a stud^'it a* !h?
sitv U liege if Medicine in
Riobmood, is spendli g Xmu with rel?
atives in Richmond county.
Rev. Richard Bagby, the pastor of
th?-Christian cbureh at Bowling U
is quite sick at the home of hi?? f ather,
Oapt. B:gby, in Tappahannock.
Mr W D Sett, Jr.; a medical stu?
dent at the University of Maryland, is
spending the Xana* holidays with his
parents, Mr. and Mrs. W.D. Scott
Mr J T. Coatee, who is attending
the Theologioal Seminary atPiiucetnn.
N J., is spending the holidays with
his brother, Capt. W. F. Coates, uf this
Messrs Jas O aud R A Pepd, of
King George, tuve returned home from
Richmond where th?y graduated this
week at the Massie Bo-.ioe?s college
The ladies and gentleman who are to
participate In the Virginia Rtel at the
Colonial Assembly ou the 27th loa*,,
rehearsed at the Opera House Thursday
Miss Junie Mo?ire Gray, who is teach?
ing school iu Danville, i? spending
Xmas with her father, Mr. J. B. Grey
md family at "Traveler's Rest," Staf?
Mr. J. W. Corner, who has spent the
past year at Wallaoe, W. Va., in the
railroad construction business, has re?
turned to bis home near Andrews, in
The ladleB of Register Chapel, in
Stafford county, will give an oyster
sunper and entertainment at Stafford
0 H on Thursday, Deoember 27, at
7 :30 p m. All are invited.
Miss Susie Rock and sister, of the
Southern Seminary at Bowling Green,
passed through the city Thursday
en route to their home in Lancaster
county to spend the holidays.
This is the time to have your photo?
graphs made to remember your friends
with this Xmas. You can have them
made in the very best finish at the
throughly equipped Davis gallery
Dr. F. W. Stiff and children, of
Richmond, spent Thursday in the city,
the guest of Di J. P Stiff.en route feo
Westmorelaud oounty, where he will
spend Xmas holidays with relatives.
A memorial service of Rev W. R D
Mononre will be held at Ram >th Bap
tist Church.Stafford conn'y.on Sunday,
Deoember HOrb, conducted by R^v. A.
T. Lynn All are invited to be present.
( Dr. F. W. StifT and family, of
1 mood, Va , nuil Mrs W H t
to k steamer bars ihuit-duy to
| the hollda- il Mrs. Stiff'
? rental home near Oentrs Cross,
county. Dr. SUIT sud Iwo lifled
, sers will lir-t ttop Off for a visit t
I) ?otor'i pan ni il home at Oak G
Weetmon land o oaty.
Profeeeot Perrero has bean inn
log lbs juv?niles and older ? eople
fin the.streets Uns Break with a colls
? of traiurdratt and DBlOS wbiob pei
i a number O? remarkable tri ks
profesor was also amusing aud pr
in handing around ine hut at re
Mr. Frank L Oostenbader. of ]
mao Mills, Westmoreland county.
I is a sti --Hr i- try aud raed
\ at the University College of Med
la Rictnnoud.wus In the city Thni
en route to lus home to spend the Ot
Messrs II, P. Bows St Co., thi
t I New York this week, lo fill prl
ordeis for Oortstmaa in that oily
bronze turkey gobblers, the. aggtf
weij-ht of wi.ioh was over 800 poo
turkey weighed over ?Jo pouui
Dr. Robinson pasead through
city Tuesday en nute to bit boast
Cappahanoook from Riohmoad, w
j be went to attend the me< ting of
Board of-Medical Biamioera
which he is u member
R v W. F. Danaway, recent!"
! Middleluii;. is (he guest of Mr. G,
j Pickets, m Fairfax, sod is on his
: lo his new later ooai
?is II ?rrison and Carter Welf
students cf the College, left by
rhoreday for their home In Rlobn
ly, t > spend the holidays.
Commonwealth's Attorney Lei
inty, wat iH the
Mr Jes. .v Gravel, of Richmond,
in in-' city on Thursday aud a oalle
The Free L uii a
M M Natalie Burrusj,ntOranRecc
tv,i? the gue?l of her cousin,Mist ?\
0 iwardin, In Richmond.
Mrs Alexander Potlt, of New Y<
it the gu.st of her daugher, Mrs. W.
SEWERAGE-ELECTION OF SUPER
TENBEHIS CF WATER WOBKS
AND GAS WORKS.
The Gas Supply Discussed.
The December meetiog of thou
Oouuc.l ??. hell Thursday nig
Maj i Will - :n the chair ami Ooum
men Cole, Wroten, Bradley, Bmbn
rd, Perry a
Mr. t f Dr. J.
Tompki'.s f r $12 for services in
rending J.liu Lewi?, a negro, who v
???d i me lime linoa It wis ordei
Mr. Bmbrey itetcd that advert?
! men*? for t ids for sewerage had be
sent out to newspapers, and that pit
? lag prepai
to enable o ntrael m to bid lutelli^ei
ly for the work. That at soon at co
tracts are made the work will be coi
Mr ii we, ot ,praasatad
ordinance making Hi en 0, A Got
ff, N ranttll, J. H Robinson and \
Hall constables, at the will oft
0 ur : one it required to gi
bond lo the -urn ut' ?*..',i*;u, as requin
M d that]Mrs. Margaret1
! Km?. nai ol ine Ci. ?. (.?oven
; ?acur, , . de of $06, W
of the Aims House her
that ber committee be r
; 'I ilred to pay board, that tbe wat in i
a pauper an i thould not be su;
ri the city.
Mr. Bradley, of Alms Honte, ac
| who is also committee for Mrt. Ktu|
j stated that the turn of $1 per mont
| had been paid by him for her boat
Jolj lei lv-t, and that it wool
! be continued?that tbe balance of h<
j income Is devoted to clothing au
necessary expenses outside?that Mn
King had oeeu adjudged by the oouri
i incomp?tent to attend to her own a
! fairs, and had been ordered to the Ala
H us-* by th* 1st? Mayor White, whei
I she ould have proper cure, and tht
? be, Bradley, bad beea appointed by th
I court? i immittee to succeed he
j former o immittee, W. S White, d(
d ; that if the Council was aatii
psi month now beln
paid toi bei board, tuai he would pa
( ir her el-thing andlur etherexpentee
Mr. 0 ?le tnei moved, aud It wa
a lopted.tbal 0 mmittee Bradley shoul
piv tut i tbe treasury each mouth $5
aQd the Alma H >u?e (Committee p y lo
col only bei board, but her clothing.
M iyoi Willis r"p rrted &37 as flues f j
preseat m mth
Oa m ?t?o:! of Mr. Chancellor th
' saliiy Of Supt. of Water Works for th
' oomiug year was tii-d at $i)00,the satm
! at last year
Cap' S. J. Qolna was uuanimonil*
Mr McO-acken moved that the Supt
| of Gas Works be elected f * the oomiu'
' year II) stated that he did not intenc
I to B"k for a i lue ease of salary of Supt
Pitspatrlok but that be deserved mure
, money for bis tervioei, and made i
i oompuisou to the amjuat of work re
'. quired of the two uffloeta, Sup?, of
: Water Works and Supt of Gas Worki
? and claimed that the duties of the Supt.
i of Gas Woiks were the mcit arduout.
Mr. Bradford ir jved that the talary
be fixed ut |800. Il was #750 last year.
This was vigorously oppoied by Mr.
The motion did not receive a teoond
Mr. Bmbrey moved that the talary be
j tixld at $750 This wat se.oonded by Mr,
Chancellor. Mr. Bradford offered a tub
stitute at iSOO which was seoonded by
Mr. McOracken. It wat oppoted by
1 Messrs. Bradley, Bmbrey and Chancellor.
On a recorded vote the result was:
For lnorease?O de, Wroten, Rowe,
! McOracken, Bradford. Perry. Against
increase?Bra?ley, Bmbrey and Chan?
Mr. Fitzp?trick was thea unanimont
! ly elected dopertuteudent.
Mr. McQraokeu asked for Infor*
I mation iu regard to the Fire Depart
Mr. Perry stated that it wat in bad
condition, but that tbe committee bad
ordered hose aud would make all necea
tary Improvements si far as their ap?
propriation would allow at once.
Mr Bradley stated that at the re
quest of a number of business men and
other citizms be called (he attention of
the Oouaoil to the poor gas and limit?
ed supply now belog furnished by the
City G is Works; that in mauy ttoret
and private houses coal oil and gasoline
lamps wie atad on oooouol of inade?
quate liKht ; that with high prloed
Superintendent!, coal, whioh wat prc
uouuci-d A 1 and well paid employee!,
our per pie were entitled to the beet of
gtt aud plenty of it.
Mr Cole said he was pleased to have
the question brought up That he had
been asked on all sidos why there was
a short supply and poor gas. The fault
was somewhere and the cause shi
Mr. Etnbrey was very emphatic in
his denunciations of the gas need Mad
the supply. He said it Is better t i
Olossj up the gas works thau to give the
servioe now rendered
Mr. MoOrackeu made a lengthy de?
fense of the Superintendent, uoal, ano
employees and said the quality of |ai
used was superior to that used in
Riohmond and other cities, but that
the pipes were not large enough to
furnish the pressure for the, largi
quantity of gas now consumed nmi
hence the inadtquute supply. That in
a short time the new electric light
plant would be completed and rellevi
the works of the street. Pghtiug and
we would have sotTL-lent gas. Bear
patiently, said lie, with the commuter
and all will be well In the near future.
Mr. Cole said In order to relieve the
present strain just before Christmas. "I
??ove that the lights from the street
lamp! be cut off until affeet Christmas
This was ?SOOndod by Mr Rowe In
order to get the question bofote the
body, and it was (oat, every member
voting against it ? BO pt Mr. Uole.
Mr. O ?le then moved that the sitppl)
furnishi il the monufacturiug establish
lUi'lllS b?? cut i IT, but tins met with
lUoh a storm of noes that it was m t
The Ccuuoil then adjourned.
Valuable Brid^ewater Hills,
Including its City Property, Mill
Property and all Buildings
thereon and Appurtenances
thereto for Sale
In pursuance of a decree in th?
eery caus?? of Knu k?*rt>??? Le, frost Oo.
vs Bridgewater Mills and Merchant?
and ?echaalM Building and Loan A?
l olati n. made by the Corporation
court ?if aTrederloksburg, Va., on De
comber ll.1800.lbe unilersigned special
oonsntssiooers will.as therein dir
pro eed feo sell at public aootioo In front
f the ?action ro< ms of Jiames R iach.
anotloneer, in Fredencksburg.Va., on
Saturday, Jar.uiry 1 1,
AT H O'CLOCK, M.,
that valuable and desirable mill and
mill property known as
' THE BRIDUUWATER MILLS,"
estimated feo o main some fifteen acre?.
of laud, more or l?ss, about one-hall
mile northwesterly from Fredericksburg,
Va , together with all mills, elevators,
dilatables, sh ?pi, millers' liou?e
nud all other buildings or feeoonenl
snnexed or used as appurtenant to said
mills,and all water rights and rights i f
water power devel sped on tho said
ir petty and appurtenant thereto, In?
cluding the right feu ?o^ cubio f<
water per saoond to be furnished at said
Mills by the Fredericksburg Water
Tower Co., also .all canals.Hume-1, ways,
apparatus and fixtures of all kinds used*
iu or about the same, and all other
right's appurtenant to sud mill?
together with about three acres of lend,
r less, near to or aOj doing the
Amaret Farm.also all franchises, privi?
leges and brands; aleo tne
lv**XW*a ta ialiLvllU??m
and outbuildings situated on the south
0orner of Charles and Amelia
s rpets in Fredericksbnrg, Va., with
tie lot on which they stand, fronting
68>> feet on Oharl-?s and 181 feet on
Also all the persoual property, water
power, water rights, machinery and
iiitore? which formerly belonged feo th
Bridgewater Milling Oo . all of which
property, rights and privileges are ful
ly dt-scrid*d in a mortgage dated Janu
?ry *.0, 1896, from the said Bridgeware
Mills to the Knickerbocker Trust 0
und duly recorded in the Clerk's i Hi
of the Corporation court r.f Frederick*
burg. Va., in deed book G. G pp
T STVZ&S OP S-A-lLiE:
As per deoree "oash suffi jient to par
the costs of this suit and the expense-?
of executing this trust and for a sum
sumoient to pay the principal and in
terest of debts reported by Commissioner
Berry (i?i 001.18 with interest en princi?
pal sum. $?'? 685.18 fr ni Nov. 11, 1900),
and as to any surplus up ?n such term?
>?.? r i cash or oredit as the Bridgewater
Mills may indicate, aud iu the abanaos
of any indication on the part of said
Brid(tewater Mills, the whole porcher
money shall be oasb."
B nid required of said Commissioner?
in the penalty of $10,000 conditional
according to law.
The entire property will be sold as a
ST GEO. R FITZHUOH.
ALVIN T EMHREY.
WM. D. CARTER
Dec. 22, 1900.
In the Clerk's office of the Corporation
court of the City of Fredericktbnrg
Knickerbocker Trust 0>., Plaintiff,
against Bridge.vater Mills, et al, de?
J? I, James P. Oorbin,Clerk of the said
court,do certtfty that the bond required
of the Special Commissioners by the
deoree rendered in said cause on the
13th day of December 1!>00, has been
(riven under tny band as Clerk of the
said oonrt, this 10th day of December,
1900. JAMES P. CORBIN, Clerk.
Two hundred bushels of po?
tatoes remove eighty pounds
<?!*. of ' 'actual ' ' Potash from the
j|i? soil. Unless this quantity
\ is returned to the soil,
% the following' crop will
Temperance aervloet will be held at
the - Mission Sunday afternoon at U
o'clock and Tuesday and Wednesday
nlgbts followlag u.i Christmat the
Mlsaloi will be op.-urd from ? to 9 p.
m. for the purpose of pmuding the
needy poor Those who oannol attend
ate reqaSated to send something for this
Mi<t Magftic Wilketton and Mr. John
W. BaKK"tt. son of Mr. S. I. Baggett.
.Ir , i f sp dsvlvanir, were married by
Rev. DaoatBl Elwatdt at hit residence
h.-re on Wednesday evening at fl :I10.
Want to Attend the Inaugural.
i ) in of th? most reoent communica?
tions teceived'by the Inaugural Oom
mittee \? from A. O. Walter, president
nt the Taylof District McKinley and
l?ooievelt and Rogert Club of Uulon
ville. Orange county. Mr. Walter layt
the club wants to take part In the In?
augural ceremonies. Itt membership
im ludes eighty native-born white Vir?
ginia Republicans "Many," he writer,
"are men who lerved throughout the
war under Uoiiftderate banners, but at
the tame time they form a part of the
hone and sinew of the Republican party
lu OraagS county. "
(SBBREB'B OLD STAND.)
Has full Supply of Everything
?V ., s, 10 to lltjQ. per pound.
10 and Li'-jo. per pound.
Lie. per package
Inc. per package.
8o. per pound.
Tapioca. BO, pat pickage Oorn 8tarob,
4n Worcestershire Hauoe, ?o. per
bottl?, Oilvee, 10a per bottle.
Ooooanuti, bo, Maocaronl,
5 and 7c per pkg. Roll?
ed Oats, 10 Ibt 25c.
Lemon*, H and
Bought late when manufacturer!
wanted to unload Offered now at
lowastpelosa to be found in town.
Olu-e prices to country merchant!.
TO CHURCHES AND
R'-member we lell shoes and at lowest
prices t i be f ?uud anywhere.
810 Main Street.
(Sebree's old stand.)
When You are Ready
To make your pnrchatet for Christmas
don't fail t t call on nt and get our
prices, at w? have tome excep?
tionally good bargains We
guarantee the quality
to be the brst and
prices to be the
A Word to Sunday School
ordert with ut
if you want tbe
most goods for your
m ?ley Jost think, good
French Cindy, worth lOolb., our
price 80. We have candiel from A to
fiilc lb. Blegant Cream Bon Boni, 12".?o.
Lowney's Fine Goods.
Nuti, large Clutter Raitlnt. Mutcatela,
Currant!, Citron. Plum Pnddlng,
Ml nee-Meata, Malaga Grapes.
Oranges, Lemons, Ooooaunti
Prunes, Bvap Frnltt,
Preserve?, Jelly, tGelatine,
Pte, - Fruit Cake,
Fancy Oaket, (riant Queen
Olivet Ftnett Lulls Olive Ol!.
Vermont Maple Syrup, Marmalades,
Celery,Oranberrlet, Flavoring Extracta,
Fresh Eggs and Fine Butter.
Minnesota Patent and
City Mills Flour.
Preserved Canton Ginger,Oryitalized
Ginger, Fireworka of all kinds at low
eat prioet. Everything bett In quality
and loweat in prioe.
We guarantee satisfaction or money
W. L. Burruss,'
Phone 1, Opera House Grooery.
lili lili ~k? GARNETT
Deposits Solicited, ? Negotiable Paper Discounted*
All Correspondence Promptly Answered in sealed Envelopes.
Handsome Lithographed Check Books presented to each Customer.
Merchants' Business Cards placed on their Checks.
BANK OPEN FROM 9 A. ML TO 6 P. M.
THIS IS CHANCELLOR
& RAWLINGS' SPACE.
REDUCED PRICkS ON JACKETS!
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The mo3t astonishing values at $5 00, eold for 6.75 and 7.50.
Opera House Dry Goods Store.
REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD BUY
The "Success" Airtight Heater:
1. Asir?a am Rkmovkd mom thi mont, and not through the cover, and Fikk can bk
BTARTID AT TIIK BOTTOM.
2. Our draft is the tightest of the kind and guarantees the success and durability of the stove.
?3. Our stove is absolutely safe; no danger of sparks popping out and setting fire to your house.
4. All stoves are lined with heavy steel lining, with air space between lining and outside, to
prevent stove from warping and burning out.
f>. Our draft is attached to the stove, and not to the lining,
fi. 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 <? B&0.
Too Much Stock.
Must be sold, andwe offer you the following special inducements :
One Lot Ladies' Tan Melton Jackets.former price $5.00, now 3.99, a
magnificent line of Ladies' Fur 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 Prices,
Good Unbleached Cotton at 4 cents per yard.
Special prices have been made on all lines of fine Millinery, especially Misses Hats and
Capes and Children's and Infants' Silk and Cashmere Caps.
Come to-morrow or thejnext day, cr next week, and save money at
24 Main St.
Plain Mixed Candies, 8 to 10c.
Pea Nnt Candies, 10c.
Cocoanut Candies, 10c.
Cream Bon Bons, 10 and 12 1 2 cts.
Chocolate Creams, 15c.
Cry8talized Creams, 15c.
Cream Bars, 10c,
Fine Candies in boxes, 25 to ?><-<?.
London Layer Raisins, 12 1 2c.
Finest Cluster Raisins, 20 and 2,r>c
Finest Layer Figs, 16c.
Finest Dark or Light Dates,K)c.
Mixed Muts, finest mixture in Fwdericksburg, 15c.
English Walnuts, Pecans, Almonds, Biazil Nuts and Filberts
Mince Meat, per lb., 10 and 1'2 l-2c, per Jar, 51b , 65c.
Plum Pudding, 25,50 and 75c.
Jamaica Oranges, 30, 40 and 50cts. per doz., Florida
Oranges, Large and Sweet, 40c.
Finest Malaga Qrapes, per Ib., 20c
Chalmer's Knox's and Coopers' Gelatine. 10c.
Plymouth Rock and Nelson's M . 15c.
Coxes'(checkered box) " . 17c.
EVERYTHING THAT'S GOOD TO EAT AND EVErtY
TH1NG OF THE BEST QUALITY.
"It Pays to Buy the Best,
W. La Braiiiian.
A L?g Size or Min?
In Crayon, French Chalk. Indian Ink,
S'pia, Pastel. Water Color or Oil.
tassonsgtten In Drawing and Painting,
from life or nature?portrait, landscape,
flowers, ohina. ?to Studio open or
Tuesdays and Saturdays to the pabilo.
ARTIST, 309 Hanover 8tiMt.
T}K. CHAi. B.OUTCALT.
Or. Hart's Office,
Uvor Uoolrlek't Dru* Store.
NEW SHOE STORE!
Christmas Gifts are Plen?
tiful at Our Store.
SLIPPERS! SLIPPERS I
Is tbe ory of everybody. Many a man
and woman wonld be made glad Xtnaa
morning by presenting them with a
pair of ilippers or iboee
Men's Black and Tan
49o, 753, 85c, 9So, $1 25 and $1.60.
LADIES' FINE SATIN JULIETS,
BLACK, RED AND BLUE,
75o. $1 00, fl 36 and $1 50
Lidies' house slippers at 49o Lamb's
wool nit ilippers. Ladles' and M lites'
?nd children's boots and rubberi.
Come one and all.
THE NEW SHOE STORE.
POST OFFIOE BUILDING.
PINE WOOD WANTED.
AU partiel having PINE WOOD,
suitable for the manufacture of EX?
CELSIOR, and with to out some, ara
requested to visit or o< mmuntoate with
tbe VIRGINIA EXCELSIOR CO., at
Frederickiburg, Va., with a view to
securing contracta for furnishing wood
during the oomlng year.
Specifications as to prioe, quality,
quantity and demensions will be fur
uiihed on application. defcfclo.
JOHN P. 8Tiyy, M. D?
911 Princess Anne Street.
Oppotlte Mayor'! Office.
Tbe annual meeting of the Stookhold
era of The Free Lanoe New-paper .Book
and Job Printing Company, of Freder
icktburg. Vs.. will be held in The Free
Lanoe building la Frederickiburg Va .
Monday, Dec. 31, 1900,
at 2 p. m., for the election of a Prat'.
dent and Directors and for eaok otb*
butinesB as may lawf oily come before It
8 J Q?1NN. Seoretary.
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