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Friday, .liily 27, 'IflOO.
DEMOCRATIG TICKET, 1900.
WILLIA* J. BllYAN,
OF NKHKA-K \.
POK VICR-1'KKSIPKN l .
ADLAI E. STEVENSON.
MR. CHINNS U.\l r
We give space to-day to a commu
nicationfrom oneMr. Wni. Y. China,
of Litwalton, and here make edito
rial reterence and answer to it. The
Citizkx, asis the case with all other
papers, could not begin to notice edi
torially all communications or querits
from correspondents; but in this in
stance it affords us nuich pleasnre to
ia given to be set up in cold type, for
several reasons-r-among them: The
commnnication presents a llow of
intricate and aomewhat obeolete
rhetoric which it would be a pity to
lo8e in this prosaic age; the enviroti
nients of the writer are such as occa
aionally tend to produce a confound
ir.g of uuderstandingof what isfound
in the columnsof this paper, some of
hia associates havingeyes that see not
and eara that hear not aright the
thinga which may cotne out of this
Nazareth: and, again it afforda us an
opportunity aa Demoerat to Deeno
crat to con verse aecretly, as he desirea,
of thoae things whieh should not be
spoken of openly.
Keally, if the writer haa the
good of the party at heart and is the
earneat Demoerat he essays to be be
ahould notwant (as heevidetitly hopes
will be the caae) an argument utar
onistic to free silver at "1<", to 1."
This he can not get from us either
openly or aecretly, aa it is our faith,
and haa been for some years. So
there is no entieing our pea to aay
what our mouth has not.
If our correspondent had been a
cloae reader of the Citizkn even his
eagerneaa to get into print could not
have induced him to assert that we
condemned "1G to 1"?or free silver
on a parity with gold at a ratio of 16
to 1. There haa not been a word or
a line in these columns to support
such an assertion, and to make sueh
an iusiuuation is to jnggle with the
trnth. We have no retlectious on the
8ubject of free silver younger than
foar yeara of age. We stand where
we 8tood four years ago; there haa
been no opportunity for gaining
knowledge on aomething that ia not.
Mr. Bryan himself ia no wiser than
he waa four years ago and has ad
vanced no new ideas on that line. If
this is what .Mr. Chinn eiiphon-'eally
8tylea"revolved on theaxia of thought
nutil the wheel aqueaks" it is the
fortunes of politics and not the
lhegrounds, however, upon which
Mr. Chinn baaes his dissertation are
not there, because, as we bavi stated,
no word or line of ours can be con
strued into enmity of the party's
policy. Theonly shadow of excuse
he has is found la the fact that the
. Omm opposed the tnaking of "1G
tol"a party issue this year and in
jecting it into the party plat?
form. We were among the first to
publicly plead this and we stuck
"everlastingly" at it until Mr.
Hryan decreed otherwise and it
was incorporated in the platform.
As loyal Detnocrats we accept t he
result a/id are supporting every splin
ter in that document. We may be
pardoned for digressing a little
to remind onr correspondent that had
hiafriends as loyal ly supported the
Conatitntional Conventioi) plank in
the Norfolk platform Litwalton and
aome other parts of the county would
not have ao mieerably repudiated the
product of a unanimous Democratie
convention. Not so with the Cmzvs
?when once a tnajority, or the
party speaks, it acouiescea and goes
Every paper in the Noctheru Neck
folloaed the leadership of the Vla>
OIN1A Citizkn in the wise sngge>tion
to drop the words "16 to 1," the
Fredericksburg papera took it up and
aome of the Kaetern Shore papcrs got
into the same line. Strange, wasn't
it, that Senator Daui.l and Scnator
Martin and (Jovernor Tyler and Con
gre88inan Jones and the twenty other
delegates from Yirginia tried to keep
4,1?; to 1*' out of the platform at
na OUjl A large majot
ta* delegates of the convention were
of the eauif mind and had they
?? miuI to push the matter even Mr.
I'.ivau's aieaat could uot ha\e
prcvailed. All of these thiDgs
*i.?:i>j?ired afler the ClllZKN had [uf
n lighting ou this line, atid
. t'liiiui uniiiteotion ally detf
us gr- at honor in arrai^niiig us foi
setting up a "bogie-man" that so
niany illustrious men shved at W.
are. however, too inodesl to look nt it
in that wav.
<>ut "ulltetions" may not ba latia
fying to Mr. Chinn but they are
all that the subject deserves, as he
has shot wide of his niark. ln ae
oepting the decree of the Kansas
City platfoitn we acoept us true
! >. nioetatic doctriue every dotted i
and cro8sed t of the document and
shall labor for ita triumph, but we are
atill of the opir.ion that it was titi
viee to incorporate the worda "lf to
f in the platform. If that be
treason make the most of it. We
were taught a8 boya, when squirrel
hunting, to shoot at bunny sitting,
dodging or jumping, but never to
aaate our powder on a knot on the
tree. We didu't load to shoot at
nolhing and if our party this time.
with free coinage of silver relegated
for six years to come. has loaded to
shoot at knots we propose to keep
in the procession even if we do not
do mtich liring. Mr. Brjaa inav be
v.iser than the majority of his party
?and we sincerely hope it will be
proveu so?but a few months will
M DCH ADO ABOUT NOTH1NO.
For some days a great inany of
our eitizens have been disturbed over
tlu smallpox scare and some business
enterprises are being crippled.
While it is to be deplored that there
are any directly affected by this con
dition we can see no sensible reason
for a continuancfc of it. A re
view of the attending circutnstanees
should reassure all strong-minded
peopli Md these should bolster the
Some weeksago Ilev. W. L. Ware.
Of Whealton, visited Amherst county
where, it is said, there are several
caaee of smallpox. Shortly after his
return he was taken sick, but the
eruptions in his trouble were so faint
and his sickness so short that his
pbysician did not consider his case
smallpox. After convalescing he at
tended White Stonc District Con
ference, two weeks ?go, upon his
physician'a statement, as we learn,
tbat his case was not smallpox.
(Vrtainly under these circumstances
it is unjustto cansure Mr. Ware or
Capt W. 1*. Mnllen, who accom
panied him. I'lifortunately Capt.
Mnllen had been an inmate of Mr.
Ware's house during the period of
his siekneas; so while at Conference,
?md ? guest of Capt. J. F. liellows,
Capt. Mallaa was taken down. His
has been a well-de?eloped case of
smallpox, though the patient is now
convalesciug. Itnmediately upon Mr.
Mullen's being taken sick Dr. W. J.
Newbill, of the Ilealth lioard, quar
autined the house of Capt. liellows,
and aleo isolated Capt. liellows
himself, who, at the time, was ncar
his factory. Thua the situation
stands. No other caaes have broken
ottt and it is not probable that any
more will, unless it be within the
[darantined houseof Capt. liellowaor
in the?iuarantines in the vicinity of
Whealton. Many people have been
scared out of their wits because they
saw Capt. Mullen before being sick,
or M r. Ware after getting well. This
ia "borrowing trouble" with a ven
geance. The period has about passed
for it to Tiave developed if taken
from contact with these gentlemen.
We think that our people would
display the part of wiadom to take
less concem over thia matter and not
let it dtsturb their social or business
arrangemeuts. There is more danger
to our county and people everv week
of the year than has been occasioned
by the present trouble. Strangers
comingamong nS frequently come
from cities afifected with smallpox,
and a viait to Norfolk, lialtimore or
any other large city means that you
are walking into the infection. Yery
properly we have never given this
any concem, aud no deleterious
results have been seen. Why should
we, then, make such an ado over a
couple of cases which are thoroughly
isolated, under good attention and
occurring during thehottest period of
Thk Uiehmoud Anrs iasues a
handsome magazine weekly with ita
Saturday daily issue: In the iasue
of last Saturday was a tine illuatra
tion of the official notitication of Mr.
MeKinley, at Caoton, and among
the group of distinguiahed politi
eians were a quartette of the ebon
soiks of Africa. They can't alto
gether eliminate the colored brother,
no matter how much they wiah to.
Tiik newspaper8 tell us that while
all the rest of the United Statea was
sweltering on last Saturday the town
of Marshall, Michigan, was being
visited by a snow atorm, lightning
and wind. She wasn't a hot town,
but the blizzard did some hot old
work io wrecking houaes and treea.
PaOTtanoa haa laid a h.aw
hand apoa th ? of \':? .
in the protra teddroug!it. The light
rainaof thia week?the lirst for inanv
w^k?will hardly leeaaeiaaai droop
ing vegetatiim. Yrgtiuldes have
rae tlmr eaataa, eatJoai are etaated,
eraat l:i.i.?<! up and the earlv eota
k past help. Btea lae Kate ecapt
an eerieaaij daafogcd. All this
aaeaaa that there aill be thoe
of dailare leee ia th. poeketeofoar
Bajfl \:?l| K C i \Kt;\i C|| |
who, previous tothe war witli -
was a plain Cohmel, has beea pro
?aotad to be e lfa)or UeaaiaJ bj the
I'resident, and Beol to China to eom
maiidour toreea Lhcra. The pael two
yeura have beea ixciedingly propi
tious for raising plaaar, and thejBYCO
phantsof the Adininistiation haun't
failed to shake the trees.
With tlie Yirjiitdn lawyers and the
VirgieU ucwspaper edhOM botii in M-s
sion at Old I'oiut this week they oagal
to be ablt: to write us a M \v Constitution
aad ^ettle the war in C hitiaal^o- .
The lawyers fixed op the CoostitB
tion to their ta?te and the Knights
of the qoill are now busy "Shang
haing," the China tu-ws.
Not satibtied with her recordfbr|
abhorrence ol pure water? after the
manner of Kentucky?our iCi.-h
mond had to go on record one daj
last week for being tbe hottest town
ia the I'nion. A 100? thernioir.eh r
was de trop just then.
KiuiniiCiTizKN: ? Your scribe has
been a tramp from earlyyouth. His
lirst trip was taken neveral haadred
miles nearly doe mr, th at six uionths
of age. That trip landed him at an an
eestral bOBBC in G loucester. It is
ratlur strange that in all his tfttnpa
?-tramps unlil of age after the Btepa
of a Meihodial itineraht, traaipi at
the h.eis of Robert K.
Stoneaall Jackeoa (eaiied bi oai
tramp. luighnly agaiutl our will, at
the bidding of *M r. C. S. Crant from
the "Bloodv Aagle" in Spotsylvania
to (kti. BchoepTa boardiag house at
Fort Delaware), traatai u tenoher
and picaoher for the tliirt v-lite vears.
and whieh are r.ot yet'en.hd ? he
never set foot in Laacneter oooatj
till July, L900. And this is all the
more ?traage ei be has been in evcn
eounty of Yirginia t ast of the Blue
Kidge and most of tln - f it ?
ai.d has been more or less familiar
all his life with the Nofthen N? <k -
espeeially Westmoreland. lle has
long deaned to riail Laacneter and ii
gbul at la8tto have had the piivilege.
lle oame with other bmmbIi
the Distriet Conferenee latelv hehl at
White Btoae nharohj with them nlao
? he saw and w.is eonipiered. Yan
have indeed a kuutiful countrv
nboal White Stoaeaad Irvington.
Kvidencesof prosp. rity and thiiftaiv
IM I'very hand. Your ohurehes, vour
?Ohoola, your faetories and Vour
banks are in eeidaaOn. Sorrj tiu.t
my etay was iimited to the eeOBton of
Conferenee and that 1 could not
enter and know other homes than the
:iine 1 wasso mu< h taken with. Dol
you always have such delieioai
ereeaai from the baf?such pleonanl I
soi-ial shatl in ann chair roekers
and haminocks in the broad porches
and piaz/.as in the moonlight. as w.
fouad at Capt. Bqniree" and Dr. fcJew
bill'e? Is such fare as abounded on
your tables always in your iiienii?
And are fried oysters, that almost
melt in the niouth, always in nraOODT
Your, scribe wonld like to DOUC
ngnie eoan nad bieV avae bil Konger.
Beea old Christ ohnroh?of nhlch
we had time for only an otitsi.i.
glimpee?nanai ee if bnilt last jear,
and good for anolher tWO huudred.
I shonld like to have geen the site
of "Kiug*' Cart. r'a Corrotoman and
Wharton Urove Camp. Sorry, too,
not to have aeen my old friend, the
Bishop of Kilmarnock, Irvington nad
Wharton Urove. lle 1 ill not iniiid my
saying that I knew hini"befode wah,"
before be flanhed his naaiden tarord
(didn't he?) with the cadets at \ew
market. Sorry ns I leanied on our
return that he was kept from \isit
ing our conferenee by siekness in his
houeehold?and in his own bodv.
May prosperity, the best and high
est, nttaad Wbito Stoaeaad Irvington
and their cordiel hospitnble people,
the Bank, the Cmim and ilaediti-r.
Hague, July 15th.
Meetint; af Press Associut ion.
The twelfth annual meetingof the
Virginia 1'ress Assnciatinn was beld
at Uygeia Hotel.Old Toint Gomfort,
on Toeaday, Wedaeaday and Tbura
day of laat week and was one of the
linest sessions ever beld by thatbody.
Modesty forbids Bewepaper tnen to
expatiate muoh on their own doings,
hence we do not go into detail.
1'resident I.ee's address was weli
taken and urdered to be pubiwshed
in the niinntes. Numerous paperi
were read, all of which were inferest
ing and opened discussion of their
various subjects. Mr. W. S. Oope
land, editor of the Uschmond Juaat,
read an exceedingly interesting one
on the broad subject of the "Etbice
and Missiou of the Editor aud his
paper." ()n Wednesday a party of
lifty newspaper tnen and ladies, with
?OBM friends of the Virginia Har As
sociation, took acraiaeoa the liav ob
the steamer Chesapeake to wateh the
menhaden steamers at their fishing
duties. Xext year tbe aaaooiatiofl
will meet at the Virginia IIot.
BpriBgl and will visit in a body the
NiagaraFallsand the l*an-Am.-1 icaa
Exnosition at Buffalo, N. Y.
The following ofheera were elected
for the ensuing vear: lVesident, A.
1. Kowe, Jr., Fredericksburg /',-,,
hinrr- Yiee-IVesidentC. K. Thacker,
Newjmrt News fVWBtj Secn tary, .1.
L. Hart, FbrmvtiU ll,rahl: Tiva.
urer, K. N. liobinson, OraHfii 0
<rr; Ilistonan, Miss liertha liobin
oob, OrnMH Ofmrvm; Kxecutive Com
rn.ttee_C J). Denit, K. I?. Barbaa,
? ? I. Lnuisay, at T. ElarriaoB and
?;? K- 5**e*5 I>elegntea to National
Kditonal Asaociation?W. McDonald
& S. Nottingham, C. K. Thacker
and C. I). Denit.
All grades of sugar went np last
week, the trust makit.g $75,000 more
in a single day by the rise.
MR. < 1IINN ASKS <>1 iMH.VS
1 ani | .,!,, of the t'm/KN.
Most iabaorib ra. I doabl aoc, kate
re for the iaforaieiioii ih> \
afford. For aeveral ?
most ererj i dition, n-mv ot baa,tbere
has bevfl refertaee ia yoai paper ?<?
"16 to i," rditoriallj or iu
froai otber pt] be bogi? ;
ii ti.. |i ,,,. , ,;,,?. N.. ? i. >i, . i | utfortii.
'?l;..-e refereacea, pernii aie i
? tboagb defiaiteh adveree M um
nejoritj'i ?aj of tbiakiitg, ?trikinglj
so in the editorial retaarka, arn but
ioaaeBdoai to "party polic*,"or ttu
peremptory MHatpBeeOI "1 <"< i delnii"
? hu bbrooki ooeiplauatorj i)< laanU.
Now, the people of "llienioM < n
lighteaed aakioa oti eartb," thaaki
to the preai as nnu-h ai to anv other
?geocjr, shouid be, aad I olaiai they
liave gone beyond the Ulienlightened
etoge of peative aaaral in aeoeptiag
tbe oaked Macraioa of aatoae m all
Lhinga, wlien, in some thlBgt to difc
close their tnlightenment, taej mu*t
live up to au iaqairiBg oaood. Tbe
private individuul, usw.ll as theeiti
? t\ has this responsibility put upon
bim as tbe tax for beinjj 'one of the
BMBt etilightened of earth. So, to
sjuead the inforniation, Mr. Kditor,
?B pieee of inforniation generally
?OOftht with eari wide open, 1 assure
you?will you not expand vour re
tlections on "Di to 1" into"amore
logioal fonn, and reason out, in a
I >< mooratio ucwspaper why " 18 to !"
thould be condemned, or r.t least
fthov why aprineiple upheld bv six
ai.d a half million Anteiicarsshould
be treuted on tnere hearsav as the
endulotis Moor treated his inost ar
deat love. You may conclmle the
aaawer is sutlicient bj saying the
subjeet has heeu revolved on the ax
ia oi thought until the wbeel tqoeake,
Bal that will not be satisfying. \
the testimony develops, so 1 under
stand their mission tobe, newspapers
go on everlastingly at elucidating
the real aad misleading to nnel that
nipiireim-nt of the tnind of to-day
which was made receptive onlv on
'day. Apart from the eiumy
and his ally, the mischief nmking
repeatera, tell it out to an intelli
gent piihlic with confidet.ce in it, and
elearly, just why "1G to 1" declared
in the open should be ooadeaaned,
when, if Bmoihered to death in pae
tonate inisguidance, or spoken in
half-whisper hchind uplifted hand,
the pubhc must absorb the best it
may through its thick skull when it
ooeaea to nartiaen tactics this was
done to -'1?; to V as the snrest way
to qaeaeh the fire of the political
devil whose earthlv ubode is Cleve
"??Hla O. \\'m. Y. OmiMm.
TBB ( KISIS IN CHINA.
Conflioting reporta oaaaa the
raan ra to be nndemded as to action.
Capt. Davis, the oHicer of Mannos
who was killed at Tientsin. was SS
years of age and an Atlanta, Ca , boy.
Tboaaaada of Ohineee araaaakiag
their way to Ifexioo with the hope
of lanahing the Uninfd Btatei ta
raeapc atay aereice ia China, Hoold
that country beconie engaged in a
Praaca haa wlanted QaaeraJ Aifrad
Podda, a aiahuto aegro aad a aaaa
Of great lighting ability, to coniniand
her treops in China, and M he is a
gl iHi-aldivisionofmanv years'stand
ing, he will probably rank the eoui
nandara ofali oihera oftaealliee.
It will be iuierostiug to learn how
Americansand Knglishmen will like
boing led by a negro.
Tbereil of enaietj and aajoartnintf
Which has hung over the fate of
afiniaterCoageraad the other foreign
repreaeatativea at Pekio was lifted
this week by reeeipt of direet infor
mation from the Ameriean Miaiater,
traaaaaitted throagh chiucae chan
nela, that he was safe .July IS, but
in inmiineiit peril and only prompt
telief could save him aad his itaf
Kor<-,,| t.i Ki'tr.'MI.
The Ixmdon JWaiajF N?m$ prints
a diapatch from Shanghai giving a
detailed account of the altuek of
alhed forees on the native eity of
According to the Eccniut/ JVaaV
diapateh the allied forees were n
pulsed and conipelled to retreat with
B loss of more than one hundred
killed, the British losing forty and
the Jnpaaeaa sixty. The Aaaerioaaa
and Rnaaiana, it ia ndded, also suf
fered heavily. Among the Aniericans
killed were Colonel Freticu, of the
Twenty-lifth Infantry, aud Colonel
Liaoaae, of the Niath Infantry. A
Roattan colonel of artillery was also
Colonel Liecnaa was ahof ia the
andoaaen aad died in half an hour.
His last words were:
"Keep ii p the liring."
The Niath tieginient and other
Aniericans, with the Japanese, ad
raOOOd agamst a lianking (ire, but
were foreed to he in the niudall day,
unable to help their wounded and
compelled to drlak canal water.
They could not drive the foe, or
eharge, or do anythiug except fire a
few routids. The UhlBBBBrtt foagbt
with great desperation and their
markaaaaoohip was aooarate and
K.jM.rt (Jr rekiii BUaaaat**
A Chiuese merchant who has just
arrired in Sbanghai from IVkin gives
horribie details.of the massacre. He
says he saw Kuropean women hattled
into the street by shrieking lioxcrs,
who strippul and hacked them to
pieeaa. Tbeir dissevered limbs were
toeeed to the erowd aad oarried off
with howls of triumph. Some were
already dead, having been shot hv
foreign civilians. lle says he saw
Ohiaeae soldiers carrying'the bodiee
of white ohildren aloft on tlieir
spears, while their companians shot j
at tbe bodioa, Ile gives other details
tOO horribie to bepai ticularize dhere. i
tn8 that the lioxer leaders had i
organiaed a plan iaoladiag tbaoffer
ing of rewards aud rieh loot for the
aoaihilatiofl of BoropeaM throagb
ont Chiaa, and that Priaoe Toaa'i
gaoorali bare beeq eanphaeiriBg the
OpportBOltj the soldiers have of
?eiting tbe bodiee of irhitn ?niata.
An offidal telegram from Slianghai,
dated Wedaeadaj, .luly 18, statea
that according to the governor of
Shautung, the foreign ministers and
their families at IVkin are safe, but
that the danger ia still very great.
The Viceroy, according to this dis
patch, informed the coasular corpa
that he had telegraphed to Pekin
urging the protection of the foreign
Illoodthlraty rropo.it ion.
The Shanghai eorrospondcnt of
the Dmilp Bmr$$t asserta that he
has naoartaiaad from aa unimpeach
able 80urce that when the cpiestion
of au altiaaae totaaan Chian and
Inpaa waa aadeg eoaaideralioa bnti
auiuiini, the rTanpraaa Daaraam
? i aaaaiaaloaeg to Tokie nith -
propoaaia Io the Mika.io.
" 1 he proposals.'' s;.\s theeorie
spoi d. at, "eon'. niid ile'.l the i
ef deatroyiag a!l Baropran and
ialaeaee ia* boib China
nad Japan, tho w h< liaalr ainnaacin u(
- nad t;.e lii.i-.ii, of the
wboteuf Bnateru \-<i>* from Bai
v i ia i ? ? aeeu China m.<i Japan.
Tlu epeaial eoauaietioaee laoh a
oode, prepared b) U UnagCbnaa:
ind Bbeog, for aeerel romnianicn
bftwei n ihe BmpreaB Doi
aad the Mikado.
' I ? ?' i| ii,. -?? f-'in,cior ntU I l\
d.clin.d io fcutei tain the prvpOB
l..tt f \ . M
wnehiagtoa offlciala are again
baoyed np by diapaienee tLroogb
Barope from uhiaeoa eaareea aajing
that the IVkin legatious aiv moving
tO Tientsin. I'p to tbtt time theee
diapntahet arera reeeiead offiotaai nad
prettj fully dieoredited the geaaiae
aeaa of the aaeeaaga from (Jaited
Statea Minister Conger.
Panadeal afoKintey .haa deejded
to use his good ollicea with the pow
er8 to effect a settlenient between
them aad China. This is in reply
to an appeal by Minister Wu. The
I'resident inakes aa acondition pie
cedeat the eatahliahing of order In
China and the protection of foreign
A large parl of fieataio was bara?
ed this araek and the Chinese and
otberaheld a pejfect orgie, piander
ing, eaaaahiag boaaea and Bghting
like demons over stores of silks,
fnra and jewelry. There are, hun
dreda of dead Ohiaaaaen nlong tlm
walls. and wotneti and childreu, killed
by sharpnel, are lying aniong the
?naokiag raina. As* an esaaaple of
what was taken from the native eity
a party of British sailors with an of
ficer came atoag witii ? vater cart
full of silver. The men foaghf for
loot with revolvers in the streets of
The Democrats of Kentucky have
nominated Beckham for Covernor.
It is said that Tatnniany Hall
sbows no disposition to work for
tbe liryan-Stevenson ticket.
The Virginia eampaign this vear
will not be as interesting as it was
four years ago tis most of the gold
Democrats will votefor liryan.
The QoM Deeaooraki and Anti
[raperialtsla beld ? meeting la Nea
York last week and will doobtleM
bring out a eandidate in the near fu
ture for the Presidency.
Gold Democrats will letuember
these things. They nmv ditTer with
the Democracy on one isstie, but on
tbe niMiy they are one with it ai.<!
will vote where the bulk of their
Tbere are three oaadidatai fa
Lieutenant-Covernor in this Btate.
They are Dr. Geo, W. LeOato, Capt!
?L ('. Featherston aud JaaMf B. N :.
lard. The eity of Wichmond m.iv
BJO for Witlard, who is a uiulti-mif
Itoaairt, aad is ragarded aaaetrooi
eandidate throughout the state.
Thaoolorad politioiaaa are aMkiag
an effort to have their raee unite to
light the revi>ion of the Constitution
in Virginia. A cireular signed bv
etffbteeO colored nien has been issiied.
ealling a eonvention to nieet at Char
lottesville on the KM day of August,
to de\isemeans of tightingthe niovt
inent for a revision of the Constitu?
Dr. (ieorge W. LeCato, state seiia
tor from AOOOBHQ, whose BBBM has
bara rreqaeaUj BMotioaed at Llea
tenant-Governor next time, has ftig
nitied his willingness to rttn. The
Xnrs has for years held a very high
opinion of Dv. L? Cato aml "would
like toarehiM tiii aay poehioa be
tnav aapira to. lie iaaaw of the lea
BMfl VMOt uork in the legisiat ure,
proaaoatad ia a qaiet way, has beae
prodaotire of great good to the state.
He is the kind of man tbe people of
the state should delight to honor.?
BUtUlUOH AV irs'.
Natioiial prospenty is aiways con
sidcred a great advantajje for the
party in power. Dut there are two
sides to this qaeafataa of proaparitj?
h-avmg out of the BOOOBBt the sigi'.s
whieh are alivady \isib!e that the
tide may have begun to reeede. Plen
ty of people say that they hear a
great deal about this thit.g, but that
they cannot see that they aregetting
aay of the proaperity. 1-ndoubtedlv
laboring meti generally have the
chauce to work; yet strikes are nu
merous, and tbere is abundant evi
denceof widespread discontent.
A Glorious Meeting and the Fruils
of Foriner Years are Seen.
On last Sundav Kirkland Grava.
aear Ueatlurriile, Nnfthnaaberlaad
county, closed after one of ita inost
glorions and successful meetings,
especially from a rehgions point of
view, there being fully sixty-live
conversions during the ten days en
oaaapaaeat All eeeaaed to eajoy
themselvesand were loth to leave the
beauliful grounds aud txcellent
preaohing, but on Sunduy night the
vast assemblage realized that the
j time had conie to say good-bje.
j linmediately after evening services
; the teatora began moving out and by
Ifoaday noon not a soul could be
foaad on those grounds, which the
day before had beea crowded with
more than a thousand.
The religious sertices were utuler
thecontrolof Kev. (i. \\. Benfc, of
Heathsville, and Bev. J. J. Wicker,
of Baltimore, and ably assisted by
Kev. Walter Uhodes, of Modesttown,
"7a, Kov. Frank Bundick, of I'hila
delphia, Bev. W. C. Blaekburn, of
Baltimore, and Beva. Kichard Kd
aarda, A. D. lieynolds, Ko. William
son, K. U K. Tune, C. S. Armtt
and W. (i. llammond, of the North
ern Necjj of Virginia. Tlnse gen
tlemen did excellent preaching and
the G5 aoula saved ia but aa index of
the good work accompliahed.
The attendance was not quite as
hirge as in former years, but when
we take into conaideration the heavy
roads and exceedingly warm weather,
it was better than heretofore. Nearlv
all of the tents were occupied and the
hotela, confectionery atanda and
boraa tota were well patronized.
Yes, Kirkland has closed and the
sweet atraina of music, the buatle of
waiters, the elucidation of tiod'a
word, the meetingof frienda and the
formation of new friendahips have all ,
iceased for a twelve-month among
the beautiful forests of Kirkland
> Crove, which will now l>ecome the
j honieof the little birds and squirrele
I for u seaaon.
The Dafo, the IhraJ torpedohoat
yer baill by the 1
paay, of Btobaaoad, vaa taai
Bvideaea of n aanaagii
ooaiiaaea to eoaac m .:.
who is betag ttit d ?
The Baaaao- and boae-aaiU of K.
T. Knoi & Brother, BttaateaJ just
Ihtv i i ;,i,d < Ifnee,
botb < bad n ron al l
Snadat aight, ahioi
liist n aa d beti
- oppoaenl aad Uj ii . tb<
Ooraeliaa llarrta, enlored, who
ama a aaeaabei of the grai?d iarf
which indioted Jeffernoa Daeiafor
? i, died al Newp
v.-'.k. Harria aoaJd have '<??i a an
pointed aliniater to Liberia dni
Garfield'e adaiiaiatmiioa nad be noi
d of aaviag ba a on the abore
Jadge Jamea B Caatrill, who i*
now heariag the Qoebel ninrdar 'ria!
ut Ceor-.'town, Ky . is |
8on of Hon. John Bdwardn, abo re
moved fram VfeetaKMataad ooaqty,
\'u., to Keataoky in i ;s.-,, ? |
was p.ut of the territory of Vir
ln 1798, when Kentnekv was admit
ted to to the I'nion, John Edvarda,
who had repreeeated the coooty oc
diatrid of Keatacky in the \ ,
Legialatare, was elected United
KAPIWHANXIM K ASSOCIATIOX.
The Rappahannook Bapbal
oiatioa, coninieinorative of the
Of the present century metThursdav,
Jnly 36th, with Olieef Ohnroh in
Kiag and Qaaea oonaty. A eoaa
mittee rompo.-ed of A. B. Kvans,
John W. Bylaad and Bdward J.
Kichardson haw theordct of i
The following prograai araa ar
maged for Thursdav
1" to 10:46a. m., "Our DeftOl
tion a 'v'enturv Ago aad [ta Growth
During the Preeeat Oentary,^ tb
b'ev. <;. w. Beafc, D. D.
10: lo to 11:30 a. n..."()ur IVr.omi
oatioaal UiarloBO a Geotury Ago?
Their Progreai Dariog tbe
turv, aad (>ur Preeeat laaproved
Bqaiptaent for Maanottary Vv
tbe Lev. JuBMt LOBg.
11:80a. m. to 12 m., "Whal Should
Be the Bpeoial AiaM of the Denorni*
nation for the (Ynturv to GoBttfi, and
tlM <>ri_ani/.ation Needed for tfa
eomplisbmeiit of Theac
U m. to !?.'::?(? p. ,?. ?Th< I.
isbipand Beapoeatbility of Paeton
io Thia Work." tha i.'.-v. l\ \v.
I3:30to i P.ae^geiMraldiacaraioa,
?peechee litaited to tee atiaal
o f hair
c o m c s
o f hair
JHl food. The
It is starvcd. It kccps
coming out, gcts
thinncr and thinncr,
bald spots appear,
thcn actual baldncss.
The only good hair
f c c d s
the roots, stops ?
starvation, and the >
hair grows thiclv and L
long. It cures dan- B
druff also. Kccp a
bottle of it on your ^<
dressing table. k
It aiways rcstorcs k
eclor to faded or gray ^
hair. Mind, \ve sav
?J Sl.OOabottle. Alt drugjiais.
"I hare foun.l y.i.ir H.iir Viiror
to i>e tho ?><?[ roiucUv l rwvo r%.
triejt t.?r Ui* Itur "Mv liair \v:,s
rallUtf oat \<jy had au I tbouirkt
1 MW iry a tx.:ti?. 0f It. 1 \a,x
naed ..mv ..!?? i> ??;!.-. and n
?toi,|?.,i rauioc ?'?'. aad it & aww
r.-il thi.-k and lb:ia>."
V\\. \ .1. .\l..i ntoasti.f.
July 28, tajs. Voakcra, .V. V.
Wrtfa tht Boctor.
m Um will rrn.l ;.,u Ma l?-.>k on The _
,1 lU.r und .sr.iip A?k liiui :,ny qu. s. f> '
k AuUress. Da J. e AYEIt, f 4I
r^ Lowoll. Mas*. I ^
/^wm.i) AN-iM<i\rnoi.i.F.n r.v THB
Vju.-tlio.liKt Epl*cnpaJ Cbarcb, Soatfa
Otlircw anil tvii.l.irs, 2?; |.,|;,| ,.n_
mllmcnt, laal teeaion, imi'; boardara,
159, A tanrer boardlng patron^
M? than ani other Methodtst
inHtltallon in the -:it.-, rectpi tlu>
Womaa'* i ,.:).-.?.. \i,lt. nraanatM
of Bandolph-Mnc. Randolph
M.-uoii \\ >.:,.,...., , :.-.:,i the Kiiriill\
1 lfnttn1 Tlioroiaih liiHtrtK-iion un.l.r BOfl
luUHU. Itire Cfcriatiaa Infloencea. m the
l.i ? ?st |M.!-:.il,V ivmt.
BniluiDg & Grounds: ZS^gg.
hr Improved M.:* wnmm+r, .\?-.\ rttmh
IihII. n.-w recttattoa r?..h. new m
nall, n.-.v prrmoaalam, 40 mw ii?<i
rOOOM, (IMl CrowdlO*, ? iil\ Inn in jv
room). Frontajre |H now IT.o f.it. Wlde
pnrchea, the wholo len^th of tha l.ull.l
> ln*. Qrounda rnmprla* as acrea, iln.u
MM at.-.i aiu! trcU-dratned.
i In^trnptinn' ll' taatitani i* not ?
, lUMlUldlUil. Collejre. (The lUndolph
: Miu-oii woman'MCoP<are ta tho ?>niv la
| Hiitiitinii ln ihi'S.iiuh t'litMHnl ii.. a Col
. jejroby tbeU. 8 foi.b?d.>n?r In bta of
j ll.l.il r.|Kiit i. Tha lnstin.tr (a ? hUrh
I crada trmalocacbool tor irlria, It rar
1 r.lHh..* it coiirs.-t.f i;iHtru.ti..!i of iik liixli
KriHl.- a* ;,?v In tli.-St ?.!,. ,.v,,.pi thnt of
the U?i?.lol|.h-Mm-oii PJoaaaa'a e,,?eae.
1. nty?n I>i[iloma of Oraduatlon.
h* ?*r*P?p*'? yonnic li.li.k to l. ... Ii.
!?. rrfpBrM <llr?<il> for liuutlo- -l-.-Ma
con Woman'n C?1I;C?..
JHOH iioB ? : IM ! ;; ;- , :.MA
- 2"t!on on all m>iUi>r? iM-rtnlntni; fo lli<>
I arhool, h,ml f.ir Pluarrated rataloirae
with loo i.-s' moalala, to
?Rcy. Janies Caiiaoii, Ji\, Principal,
MB^PerDoiiM dcairl ijr f<- v,-;in? well*
trntncl t<-ii.-lii i - ..;>,! .....
HiX.lIll with tlu> I.IMIVII.
? ? a?.aoata?^aadaMM.ef
? ii. de
THERE CAN BE NQ EXTERNAL IRRITATION
M -4 WiTHOUT AH INTERNAL CAUSE.
?? H. ,,,?;? a?d ?the the
s. S. s., ? vni) >. *,. s., tbe teal Mood mediciac, ca* do tis.
?ki" trouh: | ?t cu? for E^ega and ,t,(1 ,,Um(1 .MIll
all the or--'- auaLm ?f ,11 ,?., , . ^ . ' ?""' l U :,""es lhc ?>luod, rv-lnlorc ?<. a aud inviuoratcs
.ubsutes. S3 all ^ ""lmr.Ues thruugh tbe ...itu.al eJ?M?d. : tbeskin nrlicved, all mAa^mataou
nn.t haudfl ? iMr.tnd ?>? i liinha
?'vnn-i.nn.lhM^v-rh,,,! , , .. C and wma
it wflldo t.? s M for mi
NEW SAW-MIU CHEAP.
In tradiaa I bava lecarad a ae*
iieneh oc Dromgold tawmtll, wbfofa i
wui mU coaslderablv below eost
inil! basjaai been abipped to Mllleuheck
wkarf aad cau be reshipped to porch
? al oaee.
W. ilcD. LSB, Irvfagtoa, Ya.
FOR SftLE OR EXCHANGE.
A fa-m la Marjlaad, oaly i tgfal ariles
iroai tt ubl n-rooro i
watet al booac door and in al] the
young orchard; farmconta
I will aall <>r excbaaae fot ? rana or
otber propertr io Tfdewafc i on of
\ trgiala. Adrreaf, at L KVo <;,..
atHSeabai k, Va.
Addad lo ;< ,?r Baa ?
Mill aud RaJhra] '
Alwaya oa Baad
BfAl OWE\, wiems, W
DCAIMBM BUT VAPOR
li -lit oa <art li,
Btirns Air Iitsiead of lloncy.
1 "~'..\':,7 ???! I ? . t.. tl... puli
J. H. ELLIOrUgenl,
PTHITl skim:. UBMINIA.
If you waal the !
made OhMhtngi Sli |
hTntlona, Draga and ?
don't fuil to BOHM w'i? u \ n* t a:i
i ara Urtts
T. J. WILLING & CO.,
KAMPS, CARTER & CO.
MKAL, (I StuflTa
liic.x \, ?? al1 Ktaela.
!?*": Ifa aauiu t
pricea. Ciirn iiimI wheal booght.
w rttn bb If yoa bae? aaj to tell.
_, l*~^a\\-nii:i in aooaactlon atlh
BRICK! BRICK! BR1CK!
The Place to buy brick is at
lHauufacturers of all gra?i."> of
PAVING AND BUIIDING BP.ICKS
Gff~Hav?ug put iu one of t.'u :
Improve.l Machinea, I am no? ahle to
|h?a my patiana, oa aaort aotice, the
-riek that can be produte-:.
Ever CaUed On
The Haatliac Marchaaf M BoN'a
^. <;. ll. Il? Keaaey ! Ii' not,
yoa Khoatd loac no time In goiag
t<> aea bta aew $5,000 >
whtcb coaaista ot averytbiag
uaoally bapt iu a Srat-cl .
Lergeet itocb of aboea la ihe
coaatr aud you eaa aecore them
.. 20fia. to $5 pcv pair. M
suil* troiu s:!.4.*> up. ttl itOCk i<
eueiplata so 1! ^ needicu lo . i.r.
nieiHtf ike aaaay tbiaga l bava,
Call and e\"Miine tlieiu.
11$ 1'Kls. VA.
^Yt bara oaa <>f the faeat, if not
tiie laeat, line. of Pfaaaa and t >.
Ikal aaa ba laaad in tha Caltad
BtaMe. By dealtog with aa yoa daal
diractly wttb lae faatory, Ihereby
sftving from $&& to $loo on a KfaagM
instrumcnt. '11,hl -iiould he sut
tieient to justil'y your eorrc-ponding
with our agaat, Mr. Zaak Bti
Lancvieu Bbm \ County, Ya
Instruments sold on
CAELE PIANO CO.,
SHOO FLYi" SHOO HENS!!
troobJe with your fowls, dogs, hoga
OT cattle if you use
The Acme Poultry Nettino-.
Thia netting makea a beantifal aad aahataatial fenoe and will laat i>0
-or unfil the porits rot.
Pricea, delirered free.
48 iiKhcs hlgh, M <><> ,>rr 100 iwt.
?? *? M r* oo .? m
<; 2 a
N board ia neoeaaary to keep ehiekeaa out and the MMaek i.
tallenoogh to keep old fowls out. If base board i. used iS-ioch or M
mch uii! be high enooafa to keep fowls bark.
Hog or Cattle Fencing.
? W thatin Vkuy luavy aad will pen the w.ldest cattle.
?eah u8aQ innhea aad will atoP large ehiekeaa or grown fowla.
for a geaera] faraa fence or tawa. No aaggiBg, raating
-r breaking like the thin, common chicken wire.
Pncea, delirered fa
22 lachaa hlajh, M 10 ,)(?r 100 rae*.
-V M :i 50
Iroa noati can b. faraiahed if deeired. Bead ordera through
THE ViRGINIA CITIZEN,
Pnraeera must aaa Fertihaara n
if tfcey aaat Rnriafachary Beealta
Why not get the bcet? They
are the Cheapest in the end.
We MalB Ferlilizers for all Crops &ST&*,
We do not use Leather Scrap
Wool Waste, Iloof Meal, Shoddy
or other Wcvtblea. Materiai. We
guarantee the Analysie, Quality
and (leneral Condition in every
(8aad address for hook giving narticulars.)
ROBERT A. WOOLDRIOGE GOMPANY,
Bo!e M:'.nufacturcrs of tbe
Offiea and Faetory,
vwva iiiiti lactorv, )
aa:? aad 2JWJ Kaalth'a Wharf. j BALTIMORE, MD.
f ?A!^NK * ]m)-> Kilmarnock;
| DAVID A. KKLLV, Byrdton;
, ? , I A- BABttACK. Alfooao
For sale in Laocaaler <\,i.iit* by j (;. w. MEEKINS, Fisherman
J. IL DAVENPOBT, Lancaster:
r'1JuS,V,\M, 5 ^UM'ON.Ottooian;
?_i (;- W. MLUCE1L White Stone.
NEW No. 4
1 FOR 1900.
Key Board Lock,
Rapid Paper Feed,
OLD MACHINES TAKEN IN P*RT PAYMENT.
Kull catalogue on apjdication. Agenta wanted in unoccupied
tcrritory. We have a few second-hand machines of other
Biakea, also supplies.
EDWIN A. HARDIN CO.,
?OU sol'tiikicn DhaAMM,
16 N. PRTOR STREET ATLANTA, CA.