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t 10 ViauiNUviTiiw. Irviaarton.Va.
Carlisle Shackelford, of Ottoman. ia,
visiting hia cousin, Loyola Leland.
Social Circle meeta next Monday
night at the home of Mrs. Lewia Burke.
Mra. W. T. Jonea viaited her aiater,
Mra. Jno. Wm. Chowning, at Bertrand
last week. _
Mias Alice Croxton apent from Friday
until Sunday with Miaa Suaie Claybrook
at Kilmarnock. _
W. McDonald Lee isattending month
ly meeting of the Commiaaion of Fish?
eries at Hampton.
Meaara. John C. Brewington, J. T.
Rilee and J. W. Tull were at Weat
Point, Va , Tueaday.
Capt. Josephua F. Buaaella. accom
panied by a friend, was here thia week
greeting old home people.
Mra. J. W. Pitman, Mias Sadie Aah
burn and Edwin Jamea were in Norfolk
for a few days this week.
Mr. J. H. Baugher and family, of
Baltimore, arrived Saturday to spend a
month at the Irvington Beach.
Sharps and Irvington base-bali cluba
?will cross bats on the latter's diamond
Saturday afternoon, July 17th.
A party from Saluda were hereWed
Tiesday afternoon and evening, some on
<the rink and others about town.
Mrs. C. O. Brooks and little daughter.
Elsie, of Baltimore, are visiting the
former's mother, Mrs. Lucy Ashburn.
Mrs. Willie Reeves "and daughter,
Mra. Maud Franz, of White Ston*?,
apent Sunday at the home of G. W.
CapL W. G. Foxwell and Mra. G. W.
Meekina. of lower Lancaater, apent
Wedneaday at the home of Capt. R. F.
Among the recent sick now imprpved
are: F. A. Gunby, W. W.Broadus. Mrs.
J. T. Rilee, Howard Hudson and Mrs.
J. H Baugher. _
Dr. and Mrs. W. J. Newbill were
called to Essex Tueaday by the critical
illness of their brother-in-law, Treas
urer 'V. H. StreeL
Mra. Geo. Sullivan and little daugh?
ter Doruthy and Misa Mary Findley,
all of Philadelphia, Pa., are guests of
Mrs. A. J. Hamilton.
Monday next is Lancaster court.
The Citizen's editor and manager will
be on hand in the interest of this pa
per and our home fire aasociation.
A party of young people from Urban
na apent an hour or ao here Thuraday
evening of last week. Also another
party from the aame place Sunday af?
Irvington haa never seen sueh a rush
of aummer visitors. Some half a hun?
dred are at the Irvington Beach Hotel
alone and double that number have
been turned away.
LOST?An old gold, antique brooch
pin at the skating rink, opera houae or
on strevt in Irvington on Monday night,
July 5th. Finder will please return
aame to Citizen office.
As this puper goes topress (Thursday
night) the nuptiala of Sargent Brent
and Mias Nannie Mae Squirea are being
celebrated at White Stone Methodist
church in lower Lancaster.
S. P. Simmons, jr., and Archie Kirk
myer went to baltimore last week to
bring down J. II. Baugher'sgaaolineboat
"Lasceola". F>ed. C. Kirkmyer, of
that city, came with them.
ln order to advertise the busineaa, I
will take boarders the rest of aeaaon at
$5.00 a week.
J. W. CUARKSON,
Sharpa Wharf, Va.
Dr. Geo. II. Oliver leaves Monday
night for Sharps to spend Tuesday,
Wednesday and Thuraday there
doing dental work, returning to hia
office here Friday afternoon.
Capt. W. L. Mesaick, Mr. and Mra.
O. R. Hopkins, Mr. and Mra. Irving
R. Messick and Paul Messick were in
Fredericksburg last week, having made
.the trip on the yacht Blanche.
The "County Chairman," which haa
tbeen successf ully played to large houses
.at Urbanna, Reedville and Kilmarnock
tby the Urbanna troupe, will be repro
iduced here Friday night, July 23rd.
Mr. and Mrs. John M. Gannon and
little son, Mrs. E. H. Daniel and son
and Mra. Orris James and daughter
apent a day or ao this week with Mr.
and Mrs. J. R. Luckbam at Moran.
Mra. S. W. Harris, of Portsmoutb,
favorably known here as an officer in
the Confederate choir of her siater,
Mra. J. Griff Edwarda, arrived Monday
to apend a week at the Irvington
Beach. She waa accompanied by her
mother, Mrs. Boswell.
By the courteay of the Northern Neck
Telephone Company the weather station
agent at Weems will telephone the
weather prediction bulletin each morn
ing to Irvington, and the daily tndica
tions of the weather for the day will be
posted at the post office here for public
convenience. There are no reports
made on Sunday. The dispatchea are
recievedat Weems each morning.
Late arrivala at Irvington Beach hotel:
Robt. Mosley, Stewart Snow, W. C.
Fitzhugh, M. V. Blundon, Louiae Blun
?don, Bernard Baylor, Francea Baylor,
George Baylor, Legsman Aiken, H.
Booker Hale. J. O. Michie, W. H.
Solea. C. E. Covington. Clark B. Green,
Charles Stillwell, A. B. Montgomery.
F. C. Dudmun, L. B. Howry, W. D.
?Carter and wife, Douglaa Carter and
brother, Miss Sallie Carter, Miaa Potter,
Mias Gayle, Dr. Smith, Mr. Sutton, M.
<C. Fiela. C. V. Dennis, Ernest Wright.
*:. T. Stakes, J. B. Parker. B. F.
?Omohundro, P. W. Fuller, E. H. Brown.
Nanny Williama, W. A. Williama, Capt.
Lignot. E. M. Bruabrough. F. H.
A meeting of the V. I. A. was held
Saturday cvening for the purpoaa of as
certaining from the different commit
teea what had been cleared from the
Fourth exerciaes. Tha chairman of
each committee reported what was in
hand after all billa had been paid, which
made a total of $240.09. At this meet
ing a resolution waa offered thanking
Mrs. A. P. Rowe for her work in get
ting up the entertainment, and the
President extended thanks to all who
helped to make the day a success.
The large naptha yacht Thaia, be
longing to W. D. Carter. of Fredericks
burg, was here Wednesday with a
party. returning from a cruise of the
Rappahannock and Hampton Roads.
Members were: Ellerbe W. Carter,
captain; Geo. Douglass Carter, chief
engineer; Fuad Jerwan, asaistant en
gineer; Spotswood HalL, mate; Jim
Smith and Frank Sutton (both of Rich?
mond), Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Carter,
Misses Sallie R. Carter, Lucile Carter.
Lemire Carter, Beryle Barber, Nancy
Pearson (of Barbouraville), WillieGayle
(of Montgomery, Ala.,), Laura Pollock
(of Brooklyn), Clare Winn (of Danville,
BOAT CATGUES FIRE;
Explosion Causes Panic and Two
While returning from Irvington to
Urbanna Wednesday night a launch
with about 35 persons aboard got out of
order just off Towles Point. The man
running her was at work on his engine
with a lantern near when escaping
gasoline caused an explosion and set
the boat on fire. In the excitement
Miss Janette Carter Dudley. of West
Point, jumped overboard and Mr.
Clarence G. Gray, of Saluda, followed
to keep her from drowning and they
rcmained above water at least an hour
for they could be heard hollowing back
"still safe." Nothing more was heard
from them and from that time (11
o'clock) up to 2 o'clock Thursday
afternoon no trace has been found of
them. But little hope of their evi
reaching shore is entertained.
The boat bumed but little and the
other occupants rcmained on her until
the next morning when they were taken
Two or three of the party wei
slightly burned, but not serjously.
CAUGHT ON THE FLV,
Miss Katherine Newbill, of Essex
county. isspending this week in Norfolk.
In the list of those passing the State
Oental Board last week are the names
of B. B. Edmonds, Kilmarnock, and
R. H. Jeffries, Kinsale.
Lester T. Gayle, jr., of Portsmouth,
nephew of Pre.^iding-Elder Gayle, of
this District, has receivt-d appointment
at-large as cadet at the Virginia Mili
The playof "The County Chairman"
by Urbanna talent on Friday night at
Reedville was given to a crowded house
and an appreciative audience. We
learn the aame was true at Kilmarnock
This strong play which met with such
flattering success at Urbanna, Reedville
and Kilmarnock, will be played at
Irvington Friday night, July 23rd. by
the Urbanna troupe. The characters
are well selected, each one taking the
part assigned him or her to perfection.
You can't afford to miss it. Proceeds
for benetit of Urbanna High School.
Rev. E. F. Garner helpa Rev. J. H.
Busby next week in meetings at
Owing to helping on another circuit
Rev. E. F. Garner will not preach at
Asbury next Sunday night. He will
preach there the fourth Sunday after
We have just closed our fourth Chil?
dren's Day service at Wicomico M. P.
ehurch. We had large congregations
at all services. Our churches were
tastef ully decorated with running cedar,
ferns and flowers. The programs were
well rendered and every one was pleas
ed. Our collections were as follows:
Liberty, $34; Wicomico, $55; Fairfields.
$70.64, and Afton, $90.01, making a
toUl of $249.65. This ia the best these
churches have done for several years.
We desire to tlunk all who contributed
to this cause.
The revival meetings at Fairiields
M. P. ehurch, will begin the first Sun?
day in August; services at 10:30 ?\. m..
and 3 p. m.
J. E. Massey, Paator.
RAPPAHANNOCK ASSOCIATION MKKT1NO.
The ladies of Rappahannock and Wel
come Giove Baptiat churches cordially
invite a deiegate from each W. M. S.,
Y W. A. and Sunbeam band in the
association to attend the woman's
meeting to be held on Tuesday, July
27th, in connection with the Rappa?
hannock Association at Welcome Grove.
Delegates so desiring will be met at
Naylors Monday morning, the 26th.
Mrs. H. A. Baldkrso.n, Prea.
CURLETT TO SPEAK AT C. H.
Hon. John Curlett announces thathe
will speak next Monday at Lancaster
court and will reply to the charges of
the Northern Neck News.
Mr. Tucker will be in Pittsylvania
Monday, and not at Lancaster as his
f rienda have stated.
COLONIAL BEACH'S "BLOWOUT."
On July 28, 29 and 30, the huatling
summer reaort of Coloniel Beach, in
Wt-stmoreland county, will ihave a
Colonial Jubilee. Adv ertisement of the
numerous attractiona will be aeen else
wliere in our news columns.
The invited speakers for the occasion
are: Governor Swanaon, Congressman
C. C. Carlin, Congressman W. A. Jones,
Commissioner W. McDonald Lee, Judge
T. R. B. Wight and Judge Jno. E.
Mason, and several Maryland notables.
A C1RCLE OF PLEASURE
In Brent's Hotel yard, given by the
Lailw's' Sunday School Society for tht
benttit of the Baptist ehurch at Kil?
marnock, Thursday evening, July 22nd.
A lawn party. masical entertainment,
dnll.-. etc. Refreshments of all kinds.
Tbe friends of Miaa Margaret I. Hen
derson have enjoyed her delightful ao
ciety since ahe returned from herschool
duties at Crew, Va.
Bunyan Edmonds ia now a full fledged
D. D. S., having been notified last week
that he paaaed the examination before
the State Dental Examining Board re?
centiy held in Richmond.
"The County Chairman" waa played
here Monday night by the Urbanna
troupe and highly enjoyed by all.
Caahier W. T. James has been indis
posed of late.
In the abaence of pastor Ware, who
is in Weatmoreland conducting revival
meetinga, Rev. C. L. Degges preached
Sunday afternoon at White Marsh from
the text "Lead me to the rock tbat is
Mra. Sophia Robinson, who apent the
winter and apring in Richmond, ia, with
her niece, Misa Henrietta Robinson,
spending thia week with her son, J.
Mr. and Mrs. Leman, of Baltimore,
bave been apending some time with Mrs.
Leman's parents, John R. Davis, near
Mrs. Louiae Hall, of Washington, ia
visiting her brother, Latuie Currie, near
Mrs. S. O. Lowery and daughter,
Miaa Addie, spent Saturday and Sunday
last with Mra. Lowery's brother near
T. J. Dix, of Irvington, repreaenting
the Singer Sewing Machine Co., was
through thia section this week talking
Miss Pearl Hurley, of Urbanna, is
visiting Miss Gertie Bellows.
W. D. Breeden, of CovePt., asaistant
enginecr on Str. D. K. Philips, was
callcd home last week on account of the
dcath of his father,
Mrs. Kettle and daughter, of Balti?
more, ii? visiting her daughter. Mra.
Misa Amy Arnold, of Glyndon, Md.,
is visiting her friend MUs Grace Long.
Quite a party of ladies took an out
ing on steamer. P. C. Struven Tuesday.
Miss Ella Robertson, of Baltimore, is
visiting her sister Mrs. U. A. Bush.
Mra. J. W. Selby, of Baltimoie. is
visiting her husband, as?islant engineer
;>n steamer Froehlick, and slopping at
Mrs. J. W. Toleman'a.
Mrs. Emmu Cornelius, residing near
White Stone, this county, widow of the
late W. B. Cornelius, was found dead
sitting in her chair Monday morning by
a neighbor who ealle*) to see her. She
had beeu in feeble health for several
years and had only been left alonu for
i, 8hort while. Weary Wiuje.
Mra. Collin Chilton and daughter, of
this place, and Misa Carrie Kampa, of
Kilmarnock, left on Friday's steamer
to spend a few days in Baltimore and to
viait Miaa Dora Lee Atchison, near
Laurel, Prince George county, Md.
Dr. Steuart accompanied Mra. Nepo
lean Wingate, and T. F. Towles to
Baltimore last Friday, where they have
gone for hoapital treatment. We wish
for them a apeedy recovery.
Henry McGinnes, of Baltimore, apent
from Monday to Wednesday at hia
parental home near here,
Mra. S. P. Simmona and Misa Elouisc
Towill were the guesta of Mrs. Steuart
several days last week.
Miss Marguerite Boggs spent several
daya with Mra. Jno. Wm. Chowning
during the past week.
Malcolm Poole, who has been con
lined to the house and bed, ia improved
and able to move around some.
Miss Alice Blakemore is spending
few days with her sister here.
Hon. John Curlett was here several
daya thia week collecting taxes and
looking after hia intereat in his political
career. We wish hfm a successful
Mrs. Columbia Wright, son and daugh?
ter, of Norfolk, are the guests of Geo.
Cottingham and family.
Miaa Alice Beecham, of New Windsor,
Md., is guest of Miss Tottie Dameron.
Miss Gertrude McMurran, of Newport
Newa, is visiting Mr8. J. 0. Dameron.
Miaa Helen Jagdman expects to re
turn to her home in Baltimore today
after a two weeks' visit to Miss Julia
Mra. Evans and daughter, Miss Fan
uie, of Baltimore, are guests of Mrs. H.
Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Dameron gave
a launch ride to a number of friends
here and Irvington Friday evening,
taking in Urbanna while out.
Tom Aahburn left Tuesday for Balti?
more on Capt. Marahall's vessel, the
Captain having maahed his hand ao
badly that he was unable to attend to
Mra. Lucy Harcum is on a visit to
relativea in Baltimore. On her return
iiome ahe will be accompanied by her
iaughter, Miaa Fannie, of that city.
Miss Lois Hayward, who has been
spending the past three or four weeks
.vith friends and relativea at Kilmar?
nock, haa returned to the home of ber
sister, Mrs. Collin Smither, at "Indian
town." From there she will go to her
home at Colonial Beach.
Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Ashburn, jr.,
and Mr. and Mrs. Henry Ashburn were
i?ueats Sunday at the home of Mr. and
and Mra. Grogg, at Morans.
J. Carson Owena waa in Urbanna
Monday on busineas. Mrs. Owena, Mra.
C. O. Brooks and little daughter and
Mra. Ella George and two children of
Irvington accompanied him over.
Preaching ia expected at the Baptiat
chapel on Sunday night. Prayer meet
ing last Sunday night was conducted by
Juliua Aahburn one of our youngest
members. A very large congregation
was preaent and a most intereating
Richard Atkina ia working at Wacker'a
Benjamin Doggett and Ernest Ash
?uro apent Sunday at their homes
here. _ L.
Dr. and Mrs. M. C. Oldham entertain
ed most delightfuliy at cards last Wed?
nesday evening in honor of their guest,
Miaa Helen Oldham. About 80 guesta
were preeent and progreasive pitch was
played throughout the evening. J. H,
Davenport received the gentleman's
prize for making the highest number of
points and the ladies prise went to Miss
Lancaster won the best two out of
three garjes with Wicomico played last
week; also the game with Heathsville
on Friday last.
Miss Mary Rice, of Baltimore, is visit
ing her sister, Mrs. Annie Downing, snd
niece, Mrs. Wilbur Pinckard.
Miss Susan Chilton left last week to
attend the Harvnid summer school in
J. H. Davenport and sons, Gilliam and
John, are spending this week in Balti?
more and Washington.
Mr. and Mrs. J. W. G. Stephens and
little son, of Wicomico, spent Sunday
ot the home of J. H. Davenport.
Mrs. W. G. Beane has been sunTering
intensely this week from the effects of
a carbuncle on the back of her neck.
Miss Lola Haynie is attending the
summer Normal in Fredericksburg.
Mrs, C. T. Pierce and little daughter,
Elizabeth, of Litwalton, are at the
rectory this week, visiting her parents,
Rev. and Mr.s L. R. Combs,
A party of young folks from this
place and vicinity went over to Ur?
banna last Thursday night in a launch
ride. After enjoying themselves on the
dancing pavilion for several hours
they returned to Lancaster 5 o'clock
Mrs. Thomas Pinckard, of Pinckards
ville, was the guest on Monday last of
Mrs. W. M. Pinckard.
"The Lancaster High School Dra
matic Troupe" will go to Oltoman on
Thursday night July 22 to play the
drama "Timothy Delmore'sCourtship,"
which met with great success when
played here last spring.
Heprc ?entativ? Businesa Men
of Lower Lancaster Endorse
We, the undersigned tax-payers and
voters of the County of Lancaster,
bclieving that for political ends the
Iegislatjve efforta and motives qf Hoih
John Curlett are being artfully roi?>
conatrued and misrepreaented, hereby
desire to give public expression to our
confidence in his sincerity of purpose,
believing that his reelection as a member
t>f the General Assembly will be for the
greatest advantage of business and
moral advancement in this district.
(Signed): G. H. Oliver, T. O.
Smither. Ellis C. Richardson, H. J.
Edmonds, M. D., L. L. Yerby & Son,
(Rev.) F. W.Claybrook, Dunton&Bro.,
J. F. Bellows, Geo. P. Squires, W- J?
Cornelius, W. L. Messick, \.J. Hayfl>n,
F. A- Gunby.
TRIBUTE TO HON. JOHN CURLETT.
TO EUITOR VlROlNIA ClTIZEN J
We the undersigned citizens and
voters of White Chapel Magisteral
District, having faith in the Hon.
John Curlett as a gentleman of the
highest type and conscientious Legis
lator, wish to resent the attack of the
Northern Neck News and its friends
upon his personal reputation and public
record. Feeling hurt at the injustice of
the attacks upon him personally we
submit this small tribute to him as an
Geo. Cottingham, L. B. Cottingham,
Geo. H. Steuart.M. D., F. P. McGuiness,
W. H. Haynie, J. E. Blakemore, jr., C.
L. Shackelford, L. D. Stoneham, E. F,
Haynie, C. G. Hazzard, J. L. Hazzard,
Frank B. Beane, E. S. Dobyns, L. 0.
Cox, W. Collin Chilton. R. E. Norris,
J. F. Harper, E. W. Gresham. R. H,
Chilton, Ferd Walker, Jno. E. Blake?
more, J. Wm. Chownlng, W, L. Lewis,
N. B. Wingate. W. H. Walker, W. F.
Carter, R. J. Stevens, E. F. Stevens,
H. H. Dodson, C. P. Dodson, Wm.
Scott, J. W. Thomas, L. F. Martin, J.
C. Saunders, W. A. Oliver, W. H.
Dunaway, John Elbourn, Tom Scott,
E. Lewis. H. B. Boughton, E. T. Sehools,
Thos. Barnes, Frank Oliver, W. E.
Stevens, J. S. Doggett, L. S. Scott, P.
D. Stevens, G. W. Belfield, Joe Belfield,
J. A. Dodson, R. W. Doggett, Geo. E.
Lewis, sr., Geo. R. Habron, J. J. Lewis,
Ellie Dodson, V. R. Chowning, Walter
Belfield, R. J. Belfield.
Benj. Balderson, of steamer Capitol
City, is here on a visit to his parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Balderson.
Mrs. Walter Scott has returned to
her home in Washington, D. C, accom
panied by her baby son, Richard.
Mrs. Davis, of Mount Holly, was a
recent visitor at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. H. B. Belfield.
John Templeman, a highly respected
and industrious colored citizen living
near Potomac Mills, had stolen in May
last $462. Quite recently the thieves
w*re arrested and the case will be
brought before Justice Bonebrake for
trial this week.
Mrs. John Harvey is still on the sick
list, but is slowly improving.
Misses Hortense and Gladys Parker,
of lndex, Va., were guests of the Bone?
brake children at "Dingley" last week.
Miss Louise Linton, of Maryland, but
formerly of this place was also a re?
cent visitor hereV
Wheat and potatoes are not turning
out so well this year in this section.
Corn is sold by local dealers at 80 cents
per bushel and the outlook is that it
will still advance.
Messrs. Fones & Cook are out with
their threshers. Both are hustlers and
the threshing season will soon be over.
Blackberries are plentiful and the
stores are shipping great numbers of
buckets daily. Carters Wharf is a
great shipping point for this berry.
Tortured On A Horse.
"For ten yeara I couldn't ride a horae wilhout
beintr In torture from Piles." wrltea I.. 8. Napier.
of Ruglesa, Ky.. "when all doctora and other ra
modiea failed Buckien'a Arnica Salvecured me."
Infallible for Pilea, Burna. Scalda. Cuta. Boila.
Fever-Sorea. Rezema. Salt Rheum. Corna. 25c.
Cuaranteed by all drugirista.
In relation to the approeching con
ference of Division School Superinten
dents to be held in Farmville, it haa
been inadvertertently stated that the
meeting would take place on Augunt 1,
2 and 3. The eorrect dates are August
3 and 4.
Wm.Barnea ia spending the summer
with hia daughter and aon >n Baltimore.
Mra. John Sears has returned from a
visit to Waahington and Baltimore.
Miaa Eva Crowther ia spending aome
time at the home of Mra. Colie Dawson,
Miaa Ethlyn Seara, who has been at
tending a Baltimore achool for some
time paat, returned to her home Thura?
Miaa Beesie Rice, of Baltimore, ia
viaiting at the home of her uncle, J. F.
Miaa Willie Moore has been on an ex
tended visit to Mra. W. F. Turlington,
Miss. Nellie Abrams. of Westland,
has been spending aome time with her
eiater, Mrs. Otia Crowther.
A party of young folka from thia aec
tion gave an outing to Great Neck last
Thuraday and reported a very enjoya
Henry, the young aon of Mr. and Mra.
Arthur Conway, is quite sick at thjs
Mra. Wm, Di?e, who has been spend?
ing aome time with relativea in Cria
field, Md., returned home recentiy.
If rumor be true, wedding bella will
be chiming again soon at Byrdton.
Rev. W. L. Ware dined at the home
of Mra. Nannie Gill Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Morgan Haynie, of AI
fonBo. viaited the family of Rev. Isaac
Two weeks ago Loren Anderson fell
from a wagon and aprained hia ankle
and has not been able to walk since.
Several of our people went to Fleeton
Monday to aee the game of ball between
Fleeton and a Baltimore club, but the
Baltimorians failcd to get there and
there was no game.
Little Miss Pearl Forrester is visit?
ing relativea at Sampsona Wharf.
Misa Masie Forrester ia viaiting Miaa
Marian Smith at Taf t.
Filmore Forrester and daughter,
Mias Vjrgie, visited the former'a
brother, G. A- Forrester, at Reedville,
Monday and Tuesday.
Mias Eaater Norman visited friends in
Mrs. John Bell, of near Gulicks Cor
ner. visited her mother, Mrs. T. E.
Norman, Monday. Mrs. Bell recentiy
had the misfortune to have her fowl
house burn, alao every phicken she had,
Ijttle and big. She had been bqrning
Bome traslj near by *nd the fire haying
gone down she thought it was out, but
in the night the wind kindled it up and
caught the fowl house aqd burned all
up while tbe folka were asleep.
U and I.
Sees Mother Urow Young.
"It wmikl b* hard to overslata tha wonderful
nhaajro in my muth er iino? ?ho buaao U> uaa Eloctric
Bittara."writ?aMnt.W. L.Gilpatrick. of Danforth
Me. "Althouah put 70 ahe aaauia raally to ba
rrowina youna aaain. Shv aulfered untold miaery
froni diapepaia for JU yeara. At last ah? could
neither eat. drink iwr aleep. Doctora navc her up
aud all reroediea failed till Elacti ic Bittera work
ad sueh wonders for her health." They invifrormte
all vital ararana. cure Livar and Kklney trouble
induce taleep. impart atrenvth and appetite.
Only 50c at all druaaHata.
ICE AND GASOUNE DEPOT.
The Irving Oyster Co., in West Ir?
vington. will keep for sale in large or
small quantities ice, gaaoline and all
kinds of oils and supplies for motor
boats. Alao stock of general merchan
dise, etc. Irving Oyster Co.,
COLONIAL BEACH, VA.,
(WASHINGTONS ATLANT1C CITY.I
JULY 28th. 29th. 30th.
Northern Neck and Spotaylvania, Caro
line and Essex counties, for handsome
purse8. Alao boat races, swimming
races, aack races, foot racea and baby
ahow, all for handsome prizes. The
day concludea with Coronation and
Country Ball at night.
Lewisetta va. Colonial Beach, tourna?
ment, Coronation and dancing.
Third Day Horse Racing.
Some of the best trotting and pacing
horsea of the two Statea will enter.
Large puraes towinners. Atnightcon
fetti and maaquerade parade.
Prominent Speakers will be Prescni
Ticketa at reduced raten irood from July 27th to
Aunrual tat inclualve on all river nteiunem stoppinR
at the Beach.
There is no Reason
about the weather. All you can
do is dreas accordingly.
We have plenty of light, sum?
mer time clothing that will
make you feel comforfable and
We have a full atock of sum?
mer underwear of all deacrip
tion. Big atock of Men's and
Ladies' low quartera; tremen
dous atock of Ladies' dreas
goods, sueh as plain and colored
linens, lawns and all kinds of
white goods suitable for the
aeaaon, and a full atock of trim
mings to match.
Llfe lOO.OOO Years Ago.
ScienUata have fouod in a cavc in SwiUerland
bonaaof men. wholived 100.000 yeara aao, when
life waa in cunatantdanKer from wild beaata. To.
day the dantter. aa ihown by A. W. Brown. of
Alnaadsr. SJa, I. Urgal, tma deadly diaeaaa.
lf it had not baan for Dr. Klng'a Naw Diacovery.
wh.ch curad me. I oould not havalivad." hawritea
?uffarlnc aa I did from a aavara luas troubla and
atubbom cou?h." To cure Sore Lumra. Colda,
?Utinata Couarha. aad pravent Pnaumonia. it ia
thabeat medicina on earth. 60c and $1.00. Guaran
t#ad by all druariaU. Trial bottle frea.
MONEY TO 10AN.
Chas. G. Snead, Agent,
WATCB THE SPACE BKLOW.
* N. HALL
DAVIS A DAVIS,
INCORHORATKU CArlTAI. a?;vtMM?
PROUUCE and GENERAL
6 E. faaeei 8tM BALTIMORE. MD.
(Continuous experience of 30 years.)
Marine Railway Go,
Now equlpped for haullng
and rcpalriag all claases of
hoats ln thtse waters.
We also have a competent
force of carpenters.caulkera
and rlggers. Terma moder
ate; aatlsfaclton guaranteed
We also have a nlce line
of moulda for lauqchea and
yachta. Call aud see us.
Peraeut Block*. or Brirks. for Baild
Ing MouseH. Baras. Stables, Dalr
les or sajthing that caa be
put up out of lumhrr
We aroeoiitraotora. Our object ia to slirn
oontrarOi thia wiiitrr for apritur and summer
uulldtnH- anywhore in Tidcwator Virjritiia
1 ndi'rpiniiinjr and Oiimu.y Fiuoa made to
onW-r, any alie or sba|w\ aud ovcry piecc
BRAY UEMENT WORKS.
R. W. Brav, Proprietor,
Wsre'a Wharl. Va.
!*? 8.?Cemcnt Tombatona? aud Monuniviita
at amall coat and aa pretty and durabW- aa
TO MERCHANTS. CANNERS
AND BOAT OWNERSj
Buv your coal oll, gasolloe oll
and lubrlcatlng olls from us. We
guarantee full measure, and low
eat wholesale prices. Large ware
house aud complete atock. We
pay cash for empty oll barrels.
>V. A. DAMERON A BRO.,
Agont Btandard Oll Co.,
IF ABOUT TO USE
WALL PAPER OR PAHT
Write us foi aa nples and prices.
We have a iimited number of
bundles of Wall Paper, 15 as
aorted rolls to bundle, for 26
cents. Add 26 cents for f reight.
ADAIS' BOOK STORB,
BRICK! BRIC?! BRICE!
The plaee to bay Brick is at
LEVIN T. BUCK & CQ'S.,
all gradea of
PAVING AND BUIIDING BRICKS
We can deliver Brick to
any point on water front.
MARINE ENGINES: 2 horse power
$51; 2i horse power, $61; 3 horse
power, $71; 5 horse power, $99; 10
horse power, double, $240.
Extra powerful, eversible and Re
liable. We have been hunting for thia
ideal engine for over a year.
Students from Twenty States.
43d year. In the famous Valley of Virwin.a.
DiaUruTuishinr fraUure ia union of modcrn school
WaUi Univeraity Specialista and the old-faahioncd
home. with ita peraona) attention. cultivation of
manneraand charactar. Hirhest atandarda. Col
Mata Preparatory and Finmhinjr Couraea. Muaic.
Art. Elocution. Extenaive Grounda. Varieu*
Sport*. Phenomenal Health. Rate $227.60. Early
application neceaaary Addraaa Box 100. Buena
BEST EIUCATION AT UIWF.ST RATE
A part of Southern Seminary Systern of School..
HiKh Htandarda. Colleae Freparatory and Kinish
?na. Music. tlocution. Cultured faculty. Health
record unexcelled. Tennia. boatina. basket-ball.
Kate? for session $147.50. Thorouah education
abreest of the hiithct atandards. at the loweot
PosmdIc rate. in the beet aocial and moral atmoH
pnere. Addrms itowlinic Ureau Kemale
>eu.lnary, Bowlinjr Green. Va.. Box 100.
UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA.
Hea.l of Publlc School Syatem of Vlra;lol?
Letter*, Science, Law, Medicine,
LOAN KUNDS AVA1LABLE
to needy and dcoerving sUdenta. $10.00 covera al|
coata to Vinfinia studcnla n Uie Colleac Sand
How aru Winston. Kejoatrar.
Univeraity Foetoffice. Va.
Fn men. Ashuno.Va.
r^Urttfol and hmlthfal loca
tlon. 16 iiul?>s tiorth of Kt- hmond.
Hcsuttrul < ?inpu?. Moderate
ctmrgca owjng to endowmenta.
a. ?. ai?.kw.ii, *.a..E,t.?.. m*.
?Ba ?. Brvwa, St'f awl Tr?... -
Wholoaalvand BetallDealer la
Mea's, Boys' aad thildren's Ready
Made Clothlng, ttents' Furalsh
Ing Ooods, Trankg, Yalises
Market Oorner, Fredericksbnrg, Va.
Tall Oaks from little Acornt grow
Blg Flres from little Matehes glow
Therefore, be wise and Insure your
property before it is too late ln the
NOBTHBBN NkCK MfTUAL FlRK Abs'n,
(liomc ofticc) Irvington, Va.
?VLess than half Ihe cost of old line
YA. POLYTEGHNIG IHST1TUTE,
Degree courses in Agriculture. Horti
culture, Applied Chemistry. Applied
Geology, Civil, Mining, Mechanicaland
Electrical Engineering. Metailurgyand
Metallcgraphy, and Preparatory Veter
inary Medicine. Sixtv-four Instructors,
Thoroughly Equipped Shops, Laborator
ies and Barns. Steam heating and elec
tric lights in dormitories. Library
12,000 volumes. Farm of 1,100 acres.
SCHOOL OF AORICULTURAL
(Oni- Year Course for Young Farmers.)
Totiil OOSI ofSflSSBOa of uine iimnths, lut-lud
Inif tuii idii uii.l other IVi>s. board, waabing. uni
tocaaa. ssadloal attcndniH-c, eto.. fJTtt.ao. Coat
to Vlr*in!a Btudeota.SjSJS.Sa
Tlie ti?'\t sessioa opens Wednesday.Spptein
FAet II. IUiuunoek.M.II., LL. D. Preaident.
A Strong Preparatory Rchool.
a ~ ASchoolof Muaic under management of Experienced Director, Prof. F.
Boarding Departmerit for Young Ladies and Girls.
Boarding Department where a few boys can be accommodated.
Terms moderate. Next session begins September 16.
For cacalogue or information, write
REV. JNO. R. ROSEIIIto, Acting l'reairieiit.
THE BLACKSTONE SCHOOL FOR GlRLS
Ealshliahed ia 18*4. The alm of the acheol U clearly aet forth by Ita
MOTTTV Thoroua-h Inatruction under poaitively ChriatUn influenco* at the loweat
???>?# a a *?r. poaaible coat."
. ?i J^*0!^1 ^"f ?,***?liajla??i by the Methodist Church. not to make money. but to furrdab
?sSaoCS *lr? ^"be^^jn, .thoroua-h traininsr in body. mind. and hcart at a moderate
coat. 1 he object haa been ao fully carried out that aa a
RESULT' ll ,,!,,to"d*y'Jwith itM ^??alty of $2. ita boardiny patronaye of 300. and Ita
??aaaa va-, a . buildiny and yrounda. worth $140,000
THE LEADING TRAINING SCHOOL FOR GIRLS IN VIRGINIA.
paya all charyea for the year. includiny the table board. room. liyhta. ateaai
naat. laundry. modiral attention. phyaical cultare. and tuition in all aubjecta
except muaic and clocution. Apply for cataloaue and appUcation bUnk to
REV. JAMES CAKNON. JR.. M A.. PrincipaX BLckatone. Va.
"A VIRGINIA COMPANY FOR VIRGINIA PEOPLE"
5S?1 -*? R?eKbc8t^ ?IO?S?MK6o inbonds deposited with Treasurer ofVir*
ginm at Richmond, as a guarantee and protection to Policy Holders Our record
can be learned by reference to Department of Insurance at Richmond ALife
Insurance Company that can operate in Virginia. under its laws. aaTto pass the
mspection of ita Insurance Department must be good ^
Our representative will call on you shortly. Let him explain our nolicies
then if you can better yourself elsewhere, don't insure with us. ?NC FF SkL> ?;
Our reference is Virginia's best people. '
SECURITY L1FE INSURANCE CO. OF AMER1CA.
220-28 Seaboard Bank Building,
NORFOLK, . . VIRGINIA.
SASH, DOORS AND BLINDS,
WINDOW AND DOJR FRAMES
HARDWARE, PORCH AND STAIN WORK
PAINTS, OILS AND GLASS.
CLARK SASH & DOOR CORPORATION,
PRANK T. CLARK, Pres. and Manager,
Cor. Plume nnd Rnnclolph Sts
NORFOLK, - ? VIRGINIA,
EstablUhed 1809. HcTir to-tCi,izo,,K' Natlonal lUnk
I and Morcautilt- Ageuciet
Fruits, Vegetables, Poultry, Live Stock. Fggs, Wool and Frogs.^
HIUHEST PRICES. PROMPT RETURNH.
Correspondence and sbipments solicited.
I. COOKE Sc SONS,
General Commission Merchants,
7 W. PRATT 8TREET. BALTIMORE, M
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