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Rev. V. F. Qarrsr. Paator.
Irvlnuton. Plrat and Tblrd Hundaya. II A. M.,
S*o.-?nd and Fourth Kundav*. 8 P. M,
WMteStone. Flrat and TMrd 8urdav*.? P M.,
eVoaod aud Kourt li Sundaya. II A. M.
Aabuiy (Fi^e-ta* I*i*ud). tfecoiid Sut>day.3 P.
M.; Thlrd Sund*>. 8 P. M.
Poplar N?o*. Kourt h SurwUv. 3 P. M.
Wi aley. Ftret 8uuday. 8 P. M.
K?V. W. b. WaKK. PaHTOH.
White Marah, 8econd Sunda*.3P. M.: Fourth
Sunday. II A. M.
Kdgely. SecortJ Suoday, 11 A. M.; Fourth Suo
?1ay. 3 P. M.
Kehoboth, Fl.?t SuriOay. II A. M.; Third Sun
day.H p. M.
Bluff Polrtt. Fiiai <un ay. :t P. M.; Thlrd Sun
day. II A. M.
Klliuarnock F rst 8unday. 7;0o P. M ; Third
Sinidny. 7:00 P. M.
Ml'a, Fouith 8>iu<Uy. 7:0ii P. M.
Rbt. K. W. Ci.ayioiook. Paator.
rvlnartoij. ?*eiond and Fourth Sunduy*. <:-0
P. M.; Flrat Suuday. 8 P. M.
Wleoniico. Flrat and Third Suudayo. 11 A. M.
HLUmarnuck. Soconri and Fourth Sunduvr,
m II A. M.
Bluff Po?nt Chiuwl. Thlrd Su> day. 3.30 P. M.
Hronfs H?tll (K linai nock). S. coud. Fourth
and Fltth Snndaya. 7:30 P. M.
We^ma, Third Sutida\. 7:30 P. M.j Ftfth Siir
day. 11 A. M.
kkv. c. a. Hai.i.. raatiir
White Moue, Flrat and Tbird surnlnys, II
M.:Src<>ndand Fourt b Suiidays.S p-.A
?"leftts Island. Necond and Kuurth Soii'in?
l)'A.M.:Pirst and Thlrd Mundays.o P. ?
Kkv. w. k. ihnawav, Paaat*.
I'DvWeme. Fir??t Sunduy. II A. M.; Tliin!
Siiridav, I I'. M
Ulmnon, PirstSunday. iiV. M.: Thinl Sunduy.
!1 A. M.
Oonotoaaawufleeeakd Buodajr, 11 A. M ; Fourth
Sunduy. ;t I'. M
Norwood. Peeoatd Suiulav, ;i 1*. M.; Fourth
Sunduy, II A. 11.
Moorelund, Tnird Suiiday, 8 P. M.
Kkv. U K. (omhs, Koctor.
Itei trand Ch ipel. Tliird Suaday 7:?0 P M.
Trinity.Seoondand Fou t h SunduvH. 7:?i P. M.
Uruoe. Hecond Sunday. II A. M.; Fourth ?un
day, a P. M.
Wlcomloo. Hflcond Surulay, a P. M.; Fourth
Suudav. 11 A. M.
All coina.unU-ntions< sbould iK-uddreeaed to
h* Vntr.iNiA JiTtr.F.f*. Irvtnarton.Va.
uP The date on the lubel of yourpaper
ahowa the time to which your subscri|>
tion ia paid, and ia a receipt for an ani
mount paid. Sce that it is correct.
Capt. C. B. Riggin isagain housed on
account of his leg.
Miaa Ruth Ingram, of White Stone,
iis guest of the Misses Hopkins.
Miss Pearl Rilee entertained a few
tfrienda Monday evening with a sugar
Among the recent sick, now improved,
are Mrs. A. N. Trible, Mrs. Frank L.
A surprise party was given Misa
Norma Bussells Friday evening by ht r
Mrs. M. H. Wilder and Mrs. A. J.
Hamilton and daughter, Virginia, are
Leslie Jones has a badly scalded arm,
having turrjod over a bucket of bciling
water on it Saturday.
Mrs. M. J. Sadler has moved from
WeenVi to itat home of her daughter,
"Mrs. Cha*. Rliike, near here.
' Uocle Ezra aays: "God helps the
man who works today; God help him
"who waita until tomorrow."
Miaa Fannu- Bellows, of Oeran. waa
gueat of Mias Grace Pond, at tho par
aonage, Saturday and Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Jesae, of Monaa
kon. and Mr. and Mrs. A. fci. Segar, of
Mid llisex, were here Wednesday.
l)r. 01iv?r will be at Sharps on Tues
'day, Weun -~ilay and Thursday of next
week to .1 i imttl wark, returning Fri
id iy ev t-i tngj.
LOST, SrRAYBD OR STOLEN-A
Jlock of yoiintr (rown) wild black-duck.
information will t>v* paid for by the
A war:antw.is issued against Richard
Jlohn.son. ol Wi'ci:is, for drunkennes9
h?*re S;tturday night which he admittod
sutd |a?M his (ine without trial.
Luncaster's Fair, beginning Wednes
day and emiing tonight (Friday) is one
of Cha moat successful in years. A
tremendous crowd yeslerday and big
one expectcd today.
Jaa. C. Fiahpr, cxocutor of the will
of Annie H. Morri*, will aell at public
aucuon real estato at Reedville belong
ing to the late Albert Morris Wedneaday,
November 24th, instead of Thursday.
25th, aa advertised luat week.
Mra. S. P. Simmons left Wednesday.
via Frederickaburg, to attend tne Wo
m*n'a Miasionary meeting at Newport
News this week. Mra. F. H. Wtlahin
and MrsB. A. Croa^sdale left laat night
to attend the aame gathering.
Rev. Ed. J. Richardaon, of Falls
Church, Va.. Dr. and Mra. M. S. Cork
ran. of Nonistown. Pa , and Mrs. Frank
Kerfoot and two children, of Port Nor
folk, Va., have been guests of Dr. and
Mrs. Geo. H. Oliver this week.
Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Pembrook, of
Norfolk, were guests at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Long Saturday.
Mrs. Pembrook is spendinp: this week
with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. L. T.
fiuck, at Weems, and friends here.
Rev. Ed. J. Richardson gave a chalk
talk and address in the Raptist church
Sunday night in behalf of the Anti
Saloon League. at which $51.03 was
laisod. At White Stone that mornint?
about $23 was raised at a similar meMing.
Notwithstanding cur job work is
chasing itself up and down the Rappa
hannoek, across land to the Potomac,
up through the intervening sections and
even jumping across the bay, our imme
diate vicinity is also being watched and
its busineas taken care of. Letusgive
you an estimate on the job you are in
doubt about, we can help you to decide.
Late arrivals at Irvington Beach:
T. G. Hale, E. Griffith, W. E. Sawyer,
J. H. Fox, W. W. Colona, F. W. Pohl
meyer, Dr. Christopher, J. Bernard
Stone, H. Wallace Carner, Booker
Hundley, Fred Franz, J. P. DeBerry,
W. T. Coursey, C. P. Hearn, Charlt-a
Williams, E. D. Clopton, M. Walkr.,
M. Cauthorn, E. J. Lazenby and wife,
Geo. Sadler, SUfTord Murphyand C. S.
(The folluwing- po?m. flrat pubiishad In Naw
York Evening- Journal. waa wrtttan by Mr. H. R.
R. Hertaberg-. critlc. joumallat and truaBohamian
of Naw Orlenn*. La. whila in Naw York C5ty a
few years a*o. Tha exqulaite appeal of thaae
linea to human aympathy is aaid to hava broug-ht
aeveraMiundrt J Ietters to Mr. Hertebure; within
twodaya aftet pub.ication of thla poarn which ia
worth more than volumea of ordinary affuak>na. ]
These thousand and millions of lighta?
Not one of them glowing for me!
The lights in the deptha and the lighta
in the heights,
The lights in the ships on the sea;
Not one of them glowing, or knowing,
The way to a hearthatone for me!
These thousand and mijlions of soula?
Not one of them calling to me!
The Bouh on the hilU and the soula in
The soula in joy or miaerie;
Not one of them calling for succor when
For friendship when rising tome!
DID YOU NOTICE
In Lancaster's election returns,
That Mr. Frank Brent got 3 votes out
of 127 in Irvington?
That Mr. Frank Brent ran only 10
votes ahead of Kent in this county, and
that was caused at his own precinct,
That Mr. Wellford got pretty nearly
the entire vote in this county?
How Mr. Curlett and his friend?
curied up the Democratic vote in his
district, and captured his county com
That "Little Lancaster" remains tl t
banner Democratic county, White Stone
the banner district and Irvington the
banner precinct? Here Mann got 121
and Kent 6, with other Republicans
trailing along from 3 to 5. The Bellows
Newbill-Dunton-Smither county com
mittee got 115 and the opposition 5 at
curlbtt's friends win.
One of the most marked of the elec
tion results in this county was the suc
cess of the county committee ticket in
White Chapel District. There the fight
was between the Dr. Lewis elemenr,
which has controlled the committee for
the past ten year*, and Hon. John
Curlett and his friend*. The friende of
Curlett won and elected a non-partisan
committee. The new members are I,
D. Stonfham. W. Collin Chilton, W. J
Haynie and W. F. P.ry.tnt. Those los
in? were Tap>cott, Chri>iopher, Wool
dridge and Spicer Mitchell.
CAUGh'T ON TiiC ftY.
Miss Villa Whealton, of Whealton, i*
visiting Mis8 Mary Jones on Main
8treet. ? Frederickaburg Free Lance.
Hon. Jno. M. Lyell, prominent mer
chant, Farnham, Va , ha8 sold hia mer
cantile interest at Farnham to R. S.
Mr. and Mr?? A S. Hardy, of Niaga
ra Falla. N'. V . were vixiting frient a
at Weems th;s \?,.k. Mr. and Mrs.
Haniy have l> ?cn in the county aever
Dr. R. F. Uilliard apent several daj*
in Lincaster doing dental work thi
week. * * Misses Jones, Pauline
Long andSally Gayle spent the week'n
end with Misa Ruth Marnton at "Fort
Nonsense."?Southsi K> Sentinel.
Adjourned Quarterly Meeting was
helil at the parsonage at Irvington
Wednesday and closed up tho year's
Rev. E. F. Garner will preach hi*
last sermon8 for the Conference year at
Irvington next Sunday morning. White
Stone in the afternoon and Wealey ?1
John D. Rockefeller gave hia idea of
Christianity in a recent talk in the
Euclid Avenue Raptist Sunday school
Advkv from his \v\ff j-ist before start
ing to Sunday school sugge8ted his lin<
of thought, ovidently. "Mrs Rocki>
feller told me that I ahouid not talk too
much, as she thought it might not b<
good for me," said the millionaire, with
a burstof Inughter. "I think too many
of as talk too much. This is true amonr
many church people who spend too much
time in quotin* Scripture and too little
in practical Christianity. Actions speak
louder than words," he added, "and
children are the first to notice this.''
The barn and eorn-house of Jas. S
Hundley, near H*athsvi!l??, was de
stroytd Wednesday by fir.\ Insuranc*
of ahotit |3 ?< ia the home a/aociation.
About 9 o'clock Friday night the
dwelling house of C. S. Thomaason
lumber dealer of Emmerton, Richmond
county. togethcr with all its contents,
with the exception of piano and parlor
furniture, was destroyed by fire. The
family was visiting at the time. The
origin of the fire is unknown. The loss
is $1,(XX), with $500 insurance.
Steamer Potomac, of the Md., Del.
& Va. R'y Co., is being overhauled ar.d
piinted in Baltimore.
Schooner Loon is reported beachedin
Great Wicomico river, with the fore
mast gone and wreckage lying over the
side. There was no sign of life on
board, the Ix>on appearing to have been
The new steel side-wheel steamer,
which the Maryland Steel Company at
Sparrows Point isbuilding for the Marj
land, Delaware and Virginia Railway
Company, is nearly ready for launch
ing. The company is interested in this
vessel as it is the first of this particu
lar type which has been built, having
two slateroom decks similar to the
N?rfoik boats. The new craft, it is un
iKistood, will be used on the Potomac
KtlKUXATiSA IN THE NECK.
"I received the bottle of Noah'a Lin
i nent, and think ithaa helpedme great
ly. I have rheumatism in my neck and
it relieved it right much. I believe it
io the best I ever used Mrs. Martha
A. Lambert, BeaverDam, Va." Noah'a
Liniment ia an internal and extemal
paui remedy and for sale by all dealera
In medicine. If your dealer will not
s.?p,.ly you, send 25 cents in stampa for
Iwgm l.ottle. Look for Noah'a Ark on
the uenuii ?. \\>ah Kt rm dy Co., Rich
Mr. and Mr*. Meredith Bonner ahd
little child, of Utbanna, haa been sp< nd
ing aome time with the former'a par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. T. W. Bonner.
J. B. Cralle wasin Baltimore lastweek
onbusinesa. Hisdaughter, Miss Lillian.
has returned home from that city,
where she spent several weeks.
L. L. Yerby returned Monday from
Bsltimore, whither he had gone to take
his father, Jos. Yerby, for treatment
under a gpecialist. Mr. Yerbyhasbeen
in bad healtrrfor aome time.
Patrons and pupila alike seem very
much pleased with the new principal.
Prof. Monatfre. The school ia large
and increasing all the time.
Mrs. Arthur Johnaon and twochjkJren,
of Warsaw, spent aeveral daya last
week with Mrs. Bennie Mitchell.
The entertainment held here laat Fri
day night waa largely attended and
Rev. and Mrs. W. L. Ware have
purchased a piano for the little Misses
Jim -Stephens, of Wicomico. spent
Sunday at the home of his grandfather,
The many friends of W. J. Stakes
will be glad to know that he is now
able to walk up to the village and his
health is also improved.
Johnny Cornwell killed a fine wild
turkey near here last Monday.
Little Margarette Combs has been
confined to the house several days this
week from an attack of bronchitis.
Protracted meetings were held all of
laat week in the Baptist church here,
Rev. A. ('. llall doing the preaching.
These set vicea were well attended, the
people ahowing great intereat. Good
results are sure to follow.
Mrs. Mary E. Davia and Mrs W. G.
Foxwell areon the aick list.
On last Thuraday a party of eight
visited Mathewa Fair in W. H. Hinaon'a
gasoline boat. The weather waa fine
going over but very rou<jh on the re
David A- Hay, net and twine manu
facturer of Wilmingion, D?.-l.. spent
the week here among his many f riends.
He reports buainess good and looks for
a general re3umption of buainess all
ov ?r the country by next year.
W. G. Foxwell and wife and G. W.
Meekina left Monday for Baltimore,
Mr. Foxwell and Mr Meekinshave gone
to purchase their fall goods, wjiile Mrs,
Foxwell fes gone for treatraent, hoping
that ahe will be much beneflted.
J. H. Davis left Monday in pursuitof
the bunkers again.
W. G. Foxwell is having his house
L. A. Sanders. wife and twochildren,
Misses Jeanette and Klizabeth, M. L.
Sanders and Fred W. Edwards, all of
this place, visiied Mr. and Mrs. W. E.
Simmons, of near Kilmarnock, last
Misa Grace Cottingham ia apending
this week with frienda in Norfolk.
Dr. Steuart, Geo. Cottingham and
Jno. Wm. Thornas were in Norfolk
Sunday and Monday on buaineas.
The beautiful weather of the paat
two weeka haa enabled the farmers to
harveat moat of their corn crop, which
ia unuaually short and poor in quality.
The oystermen of thia vicinity are
m iking good use of their time and the
fine weather. Good catchea are being
made daily. Several men laat week
caught from 18 to 25 tubs a day. and
sold them for 40 cents per buahel. Thia
is very encouraging, and reminda ua of
Tuesday, election day, everything
pasaed off nicely, and a good vote waa
polled, with encouraging reaults.
Mrs. R. L. Ficklin and aon are spend
ing thia week at Urbanna.
Some of our thrifty farmera are pre
paring land for onion aeta and apring
Wheathaa been sown in thia vicinity,
and to a greaterextent than for aeverai
Gunning season opened the first of
thia week and the outlook for a good
aeaaon is rather encouraging.
Arthur Blakemore injured his right
elbow whilst playing ball at the High
Jas. Hazzard and aon, Harley, who
are working at White Stone, apent
aeverai days home thia week.
Sir Walter Raleigh was asked?"How
do you accomplish so much in so short
a time?" "When I haye anything to
do, I go and do it," he repiied.
The man who acts promptly may
make mistakes, but he will succeed
where a procrastinator with better
judgment will fail.
"Tomorrow" is aword which isfound
only in the fool's calendar and stands
for nothing that is real and tangible;
just the baseless stufi? of which dreams
are made, a fantastic vision of antici
pations in the shadowland of the future.
Put no trust in tomorrow, it may be
a bankrupt investment. Today is the
best bank. Strike the iron whiie it is
hot, for it soon cools. Make hay while
the sun shines, for the elouds will soon
shut out his light.
NEGRO SHUCKER FINED.
Jim Taylor, a Criafield negro shucker
at Willing's oyster house, waa haled
before Justice James here Wedneaday
by "Commonwealtha" Newbill and
fined some thirteen dollara for diaturb
ing an adjoining ahucking ranch and
toting a gun. Irvington is not in Mary
land, and "Mr." Taylor'a atripe must
walk a chalk line here.
A DAILY THOUGHT.
Life is a burden, bear it;
Life iaaduty, ahare it;
Life ia a thorn crown, wear it.
Though it break your heart in twain,
Though the burden cruah you down,
Close your lips and hide thepain;
Firat the cross, and then the crown.
?A. J. Ryan.
Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Headiey. of CW,
spent Sunday With the former's parehts,
Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Headley.
Mrs. John T. Lewia is stttl in bad
Mrs. Agnes Walker's little boy, Ray
mond, is very sick. Also Mrs. M. C
Lewia, of Farnham, is indispoaed.
Mamma's Little Girl.
Mra. Wilber Brooke, of Etnmerton,
waa the gueat of Mra. C. M. Wright
Mra. Belle Biacoe and Albin Davia
left Wednesday of last week for Fred
ericksburg. where they expect to apend
the winter with the former'a daughter,
Mra. T. R. Hanka.
A. Luttrell ahipped a calf tcaBalti
more last week which sold for $16.65.
Misa Lettie Balderaon, who haa been
visiting her aiater, Mrs. B. B. Lewia,
haa returned to her home at Simonsona.
His many frienda were glad to wel
come Rev. H. L. Walton Wedneaday
on his return.
Miaa Irene Van Pelt, nurae at the
Maryland Univeraity Hospital, BaKi
more, waa taken ill and brought to the"
home of her aiater, Mra. Lewia Ssnitb>
at thia place, recently. We hope ahe
may soon recover.
Mra. Webb Smith waa the gueat of
her mother, Mra. T. W. Headley, laat
Miaa Helen Smith left laat week for
Baltimore for treatment of her eyes.
SOMLL WEDL NGS.
Miss Janey Norris and Walter D.
Parks, of Kinsale, were married at the
horae of the bride on Tuesday.
Mias Eva Reamey and T. W. Jones
were married Thursday. October 28th, at
the Baptist parsonage, Heathsville, by
Rev. Herbert S. Driscoll. Miss Reamey
is a niece of Rev. A. J. Reamey,. form
erly of thia section, but now of Florida.
At Nomini Episcopal church, October
26th, Miss Kathleen Sutherland Taylor
and F. G. Newton, of Hague, were
united in marriage by Rev. H. G. Lane,
of Warsaw. The ushers were T. N.
Massey. T. B. Mayo, W. T. Mayo,
Lewis Walker, Wm. Walkerand Robert
Newton; flower girls, Misses Lou Carr
Tsyloe snd Mary Elizabeth Collyer;
maid of honor, Miss Elsie May Tayloe.
The bride entered with her stepfather,
Mr. Robert Murphy. H. L. Taylor was
the beat man. After the eeremony the
bridal party drove to "Jona." the home
of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Murphy. where
an elaborate luncbepn was serred. Mr.
and Mrs. Newton left by steamer for
Washington, where they will make their
Jadrew Courtney, brother of Mra.
A. Wmes, ar., near White Stone, died
Monday at his home at Lyella, while
undergoing am opermtion for appendi
After an illneaa of aeverai yeara' du
ration, Mra. Jane Marah died Thuraday
of laat week at her home near Reed
ville. Mra. Marah waa a daughter of
the late Judge Samuel Struughan. In
terment in the family cemetery Satur
Mr. Hudson Brown, of Warsaw, 65
years old, died suddenly of heart dia
ease Thursday morning of last week.
A widow, two sons and one daughter
survive him. .Funeral servicea were
conducted at Cobham Park Baptiat
church Saturday and burial in the fami
ly burying ground near the church.
Bertha, the twenty-twe months' old
child of Captain and Mrs. I. M. Busseils, ?
of Fleeton, Northumberland county,
died Thursday of last week at 9 o'clock
at the home of her aunt, Mra. J. N.
McCarty. where Mrs. Busseils was
visiting. The child was sick only
since Monday. Interment was in Wi
comico Church cemetery.
Jno. E. Water*. a wcll-known reai
dent of Kilmarnock, died Tueaday noon
after months of disability. He waa
aeventy-aix yeara of age, a member of
Lancaater Union Lodge of Maaona and
had a aplendid record aa a Confederate
aoldier. belonging to the Lancaater
Graya. He waa never married. Inter
ment was Wedneaday 3 p. m., near Kil?
marnock, the Masona conducting the
Hon. Francis R. Laasiter, member
of the House of Representatives from
the Fourth Congressional District of
Virginia. aged 43 yearsdied suddenly in
Petersburg October 31st from heart
trouble. A graduate of the University
of Virginia, Mr. Laasiter practiced law
in Boston for some years, returning to
his natlve State in 1888, and was ap
pointed by President Cleveland to the
offce of U. S. Attorney for the Eaatern
District of Va., holding thia place un
til 1899, y/hen he was elected to Con
gress, where he has since served with
great credit, and made one of our moat
Organi/ailoB Prrfeci?d Ia Nortliam
Dr. F. W. Lewis, Division Super
intendent, and the teachera of Nor
thuraberland county met at Heatha
ville October 30th and organized
a local Teachera* Aasociation, the Aaao
ciation to be called "The Teacher*'
Aasociation of Northumberland county."
The morning sesaion waa taken up in
naming committeea and electing officera
The foilowing are the officera elected.
Preaident, Prof. H. G. Carter; Vice
Preaident, Lottsburg Diatrict, Mra. Eva
Burgesa; Vice-Preaident, Heathsville,
Diatrict, E. G. Swann; Vice-Preaident.
Fairfields Diatrict, Miaa Ruth Barnhart;
Vice-Pre8ident, Wicomico Diatrict, Miaa
P. L. Jonca; Secretary and Treaaurer,
Miaa Alma Brent.
At the afternoon aeasion Prof. Barn?
hart, of the Reedvitle High School. iead
a very intereating diaouasion on the
grading of achool. It waa decided that
the next meeting be held at Reed
ville December 3rd and it ia hoped that
every teacher in the county will be
present at this meeting.
Alma Brent, Sec'y.
Rev. R. t. Mirsh. Pa?t r of the
First Baptift Cftuirb at Rock Hill.
8. C., who did ti? preaching here in
the rvvival meetings that closed at
Providence church U-tt we k. has re?
turned to his hom-. B other Msrsh
preached pow rlul aPrSaW t* and to ihe
point every time. He is fast becoming
one of the leadisjg preachers of ihe
South and haa written and pubiished
aome books on Bible doctrine, which
are conaidered extra good.
Twenty-three persons have been re
eeived in the church for baptism at
W. R. Saurhoof,. of Fleets Bay Neck,
and.G. A. Forrester, of Reedville, spent
laat week here attending the meetinga
at their church.
A meeting at Mooreland chapel. near
Ssmpeons Wharf, is in progress this
week. This chapel Ia a miasion of Prov?
idence church and the baptizing will be
after this meeting cleses.
Wm. T. Marsh is on the sick list.
U AND I.
(Too laU for laat laaue.)
' It haa been aeverai montha since I
jhave written to the CmzEN. but aa
aeverai of my frienda keep after me to
give them a piece once in a while, I
gueaa I ahall do it to pleaae them.
Mra. J. H. Dize ia visiting her daugh
ter, Mra. W. D. Chitwood at "Logan
Mra, W. W. Rock haa been very aick,
but ia now a Ijttle knproved.
Mra. Willlam Paaquith'g new home ia
about completed and she expecta to
move in before Xmaa.
Miaa Emroa J. Shehigh apent a few
daya at Byrdton a ahort time ago. Miaa
Everette Sima accompanied her home.
Miaa Ruby Clarka opened achool at
Lynhama the firet Monday in October.
Capt. and Mra. Wm. Rumford, Mr!
and Mra. Harry Morria, of Cheater, Pa,
on their way to Florida in their ateam
yacht. the "Mermaid," anchored in
Dividing Creek rccently. After atay
ing four daya they left with beat wiah
ea of all for a pleaaant voyage.
T. B. Hurat. jr.r and W. S. Lank
ford apent Sunday last at the home of
Capt. J. W. Shehigh.
Capt. Wm. Henderaon ia indiapoeed
at this writing, alao Miaa Katie E. Pot
Mra. Eliza Kent. who haa been suff er
ing for aeverai weeka, is at thia writing
Miaa Bettie Harding ia attending
achool at Wicomico Church and Mias
Fannie Scara is attending at Farm
Harry Hall has returned home after
a few days' visft to Washington.
Mrs. W. A Dise has been very sick.
Miss Earle Ball acooropanied her
aunt, Miss Ona Hall, to Front Royal,
where the latter is engaged in teaching
school and the former to attend school.
MissGrace Hurst left last week to
take charge of her school.
Mrs. Herbert lioatman's baby haa
lost the use its limbs.
The old Stoxk vlsited the home of
Malcoim Jett and left a little girl.
1- Red Wing.
TO LANCASTEft COUNTY TEACBERS
There will be a meeting of the white
Teachers of Lancaater county at Lan
caater Courthouae on Saturday, Novem?
ber 6th, at 11a. m., for the purpose of
reorganizing the "Teachera' Aasocia
tion. ' Alfwhite teacheis sre expected
to attend; school ofhcera and the public
invited. F. W. Lkwis,
Div. Sup't Schools.
"I fed him with blrd'a mllk." Thia
rurloua exprvasloti waa used ?y the
old aultan of TurUey. wblle a priaoner
on his way to Salouikl. wltli reference
to his brotber Molfatmnod. his prede
eeaaor^ou tne thmne. Abdul tlamld
waa lameuttng bls ??wn fate and tell
Ing hla captors how nttle be deaerved
It and how kind he bad been to hla
brotber. "I fed hku wltb blrd'a mHk,"
he sald, as tf ths* were the greateat
klndneas he roakl abow. What is
blrd'a mMk? X?t the Turkhh equlva
laut of the mllk of buuiati klndneaa,
but a Buropeau braud of condenaed
mllk bearbig on the cau a plcture of a
blrd eu a ueat.
'Mtelali Walkab. klu yo' tell me de
dltruoee 'tweeu a cold Ui de head an'
a-a ckickett coop wlt" a bole In de
"No. 8atu: tbat's a hard one. What
Is the dlfference between s cold ln the
bend and a rbicken coep with a bole
ln tbe roof':"
MPe one uui a case o' InQuenza. an'
de uddak are a ease o' out flew beqs.
"Ladiee and geutlemea. tbe tocsi
wonder. I'mfessor Wabbles lxxeers.
will how 8ing the popolar ballad en
tltled 'Tbe IJaja That Caress a Stogy
Sball Never Toueh ^tue.* "?Cblcago
? ? .....
Opening an Oyatar.
?The C'ook's Oraele.** book which
waa uever far from the kltcheua of our
great-graiMluiotuers. ia very precfae In
Ita directtons aa to the proper manoer
of^preaerving uud eatlng oyatera, aaya
an Engllsh Jouruai. "The true lover
of aa oyater." writea the auabor. "will
have soYue reganl for the feellnga of
hla llttle favorlte and will uever aban
don It to the inerclea of a bongilug op
erator. but will opeu it bimaelf and
contrive to detacb tbe flsb from Uie
abell ao dexterouely that the oyater la
uardly coosciou* he haa been ejected
from hla lodglog Ull be feela the teeth
of tbe pIseiroroiiH goiirinaud tlckling
him to death."
ThU Was In Otnmark.
An BnirllMbiunn having bQsliieas In a
eertaln Dantsh town arrlved at tbe
rallway station. |le Inqulred of a
group of men xtanding near the way to
tbe bouee be wauted. wbereupon one
of them ofrered to go with him sud
show him. With recollections of what
sueh a serviee ineant lu Englsnd be
sald. "I don't wnnt s gulde." "But
surely you nsked us to show you tbe
way." anld one nf them. "Yee. but I
don't want a iruWe." **,My dear slr. I
Htn not a gulde; I am the tdsbop."
Rorr jrtca ln Hioh Lifa.
"i*o that heireas Is engnged to a no
"And fajaj say tbe atfalr was roinan
"Oh. very. Why. the duke was even
tno ponr to hlre s Iswyer/'-Kansa*
Makes tbe ilnest, most dell
cl oos blscult, cakc and
pas try; con vey s to tood
tbe most healtbfol of
Asbury M. E. church held its 40th
anniversary Sunday, October 31st. The
congregation is preparing to build a
Mrs. Celia McK. Campbell died Fri
day, October 21st, at the home of her
daughter. Mrs. Thos. Johnson, at Kil
marnock. and was buried at St. Johns
Sunday. Rev. L. R. Ball conducting the
services. She was 79 years of age and
is survived by four daqghters and three
Friday night, November 5th, is busi?
neas meeting at Sharon.
Robert Carter, near Pitman'sstore, is
critically ill. Dr. Hubbard is attending
him. Mrs. Bedelia Beane, of Tombs, is
Rev. D. Tucker, of White Stone, left
last week for Baltimore to assist Rev.
Mr. Burly in a ten day's seriesof meet
ings. He is also assisting in rncetings
Rev. G. R. Williama will preach at
Waddys chapel Sunday moming and
night Holy communion will follow.
The corner stone of Waddys chapel M.
E. church, near Merry Point, will be
laid at 11 a. m. Sunday, November 14th,
by the G. U. O. of Odd Fellows, and
preaching at 3 ?,nd 8 p. m. Meetings
will continue on through the wcetc until
Rev. D. H. Chamberlayne, who ac
cepted a call to Danville some months
ago, has returned to Kilmamock to
TKUMS OF COURT8.
isth CtKcniT?Jcnoa T. K. n. WkkihT.
MICnMONUC ?.-Fir?t Mon?1?y tn Jauuary.
Marcb. May, July. aeptuuitter and Noveni
NOUTHl'MIIHHLAND Tffl IraaM Mon.lay
lu tebruary. Aprll. Juue. Au?u t. l>ctobor
LANCASTKKCO.?Tlilril Moodgy in .anuary
Marcti. May, July. Septamber and N.ivcra
WK8TMORRI.AND CO.- Fourth Mon.lay in
rehrimry. /?prll, Juno, Au?uat. Octol*?r
KSSKX UO.?Thlrd Monday In FVbruary
Aprll.Juoe. Aug-uat.Uotuberand beeenibcr
l?Tn CtacoiT?Judok C. lj. Jon?>.
MIDDLKSEX CO.-Tueaday ?ft?r the 4tli
Monday in Jauuary. Marcb. May. Juiy.
Septoaibor aud NovhipIht.
RA1LR0AD TIES WANTEO.
White and Red Oak andChestnutTies
wanted. I am in the market for white
and red oak and chestnut ties. For
full particulars write or 'phone T. J
Eubank, Brown's Store, Va.
RHODE. ISLAND RED Cockerela,
Mrs. L. B- Cottingham,
HOUSE FOR SALE AT REEDYILLL
HOTEL PftOPERTY IN REEDVILLE:
house contains 16 roomS excellent
barn, capacity for 8 horses.
Also plenty of f ruit on place. Excel?
lent situation for hotel or boarding.
For particulars apply to
L. E. Garrison,
Burgess Store, Va. *
T. T. LEWIS & BRO,
Large supply of National Casket Co. 's
caskets always on hand. Up-to-date
and handsome hearse used at funerals.
ORDRR OF PUBL1CAT10N.
In theClerk's Officeof the Circuit Court
for the County of Lancaster on the
23rd day of October, 1909.
Wbealton Packing Company,
Id* B-Oakley. - - - - Defendant.
In Chancery and on Attachment.
The object of this suit is to attach
certain real estate belonging to defen?
dant, a nonresident, and subject same
to a debt due complainant. And an
affidavit having been made and filed
that the defendant lda B. Oakley is
not resident of the State of Virginia, it
is ordered that she do appear here within
fifteen daya afterdue publication hereof,
and do what may be necessary to protect
her mterest in this suit. And it is
further ordered that a copy hereof be
published once a week for four weeks
m the Virginia Citizen, a newspaper
published in the county of Lancaster
and that a copy be posted at the front
doorof the courthouse of this county on
the first day of November, 1909, that
being thenextsucceedingrule day after
this order was entered.
Test: Wfca. Chilton, Clerk.
R. O. Norris, jr., p. q.
A copy?Teste: Wm. Chilton, Clerk.
HfeJ.'i ??i u thotagada. GOWAfTS
PREPARAT10N aillt pnrumonia by de
strortni the coa<c*tk>n and inftammatioo.
Onlck relid forcolda. croup, coafhs, grippr.
palas aad soreoesa In luafs and thrmt
ggjL'ft *????. All druauts.
IRVINGTON HOME FOR SALF.
FOR SALE-Beautiful residence on
one of the coves of Carters Creek- 11
rooms, 2 halls; hot and cold water and
bath; much land; good orchard; barns
and out houses. etc. Address,
Va Citizen, Irvmgton, Va.
YOUB OPION IS WORTH
A GOOD DEAL TO OS.
It is our purpose to let you
know about every trade event
we can secure that we believe
will benefit our customera
Our Priccs and Our Goods Rcprc
scnt the Fixed Policy of our Stcrcs
?That Is: Your Money's Worth
and You Satisfied in Every Instance.
We sell every thing that man,
wotnan and child wears.
The Most Complete Assortment to
be Found Anywhere.
WE ABE THE ONLY MEB
CHANTS IN TOWN WHO
GIYE AN IN8DB
With every auit we sell. That
Insurance Policy is isaued by
THE ROYAL TAILORS. of
New York. It ia made out In
your name. signed by the Preai
dentof this great tailoring con
cern, and it comes tagged on
your Royal auit when we deliver
ittoyou?viz: "All wool, will
not shrink or aag and it will
hold its style and fit until com
pletely worn out."
What's the uae of taking risks
in your Clothes buying when
you can get a guarantee like
this? Call andexamineourhalf
thousand beautiful woolen sam
Exclusive Resident Dealer for The
THE HOME OF GENT'S TOGGERY,
TO MERCHANTS, CANNEBS
AND BOAT OWNER8:
Buy your coal oll, ga*olloe oll
and luhrlcating olla from us. We
guaraatee full measure, and low
eat wholesale prlces. Large ware
houae aud complete atock. We
pay caah for etnpty oll barrela.
W. A. DAMEBON A BRO.,
Agent Standard Oll Oo.,
To any one who gtves corract anjwar :
''Hot lon< did it t.K* No?h t?
Build tK? A/hT'
Nama of Papor
J ect willI ba fwrnlshad by a dUtlnCulahad clerrr
man. and prlres awarded on his Judrmant.
Nosh's Llnlmant is tha bast ramady for all Nerra.
Bono and Muacia Achas and Palns.
"??"'?^"????"t u Tr'P|# Stranrth gnd Most
Panetratlne?tharefora Most Effactlra.
Naah'g Llnliaantcontainj noa'.coho) or polsonoua
drutg gnd can ba takan Intaroally with safaty
?l?*K." I'??????t?t If tha bast ramady for
Rhaumatism. Sciatlca. Larne Back. Siitl Jolnti
and Muscles. SoraTrroat. Colda. Stralng. SnralniT
Cuts. Brutsas. Crsmps. W ... jtajT^
Cotlc. Toothacha. Neu- gjglJ*S C"*4
ralgia. and all Narva.
Bono and Muscla Achos
and Palng. Ifffrstbottla
falls to rallara. your
money rafund s d by deal
ar. Try abottle to-day.
Sold by Drue and Coun
try Storas. 25 cents. or
mailad on racaipt ot prlca
*._Pu?8uan.t to tne terras of a decree of
the Circuit Court of Northumberland
county ui the suit of JMorris' Executor
vs. Fisher et als, I shall offer for sale at
public auction at Reedville on Wednes
day, November 24, 1909, (unless sooner
sold at pnvate sale) the following de
scribed real estate, lately the property
of Albert Morris, deceased:
One lot in Reedville adjoining lot on
which bank is aituated, 20 feet running
back to the creek; *
One lot near Reedville adjoining High
bchool 'ot, cantaining 4-5 of an acre;
One lot near Reedville between Main
slreet. Morris Avenue, Poplar avenue
and Crowder's lane, containing 5.97
One lot near Reedville between Main
street, Main County Road, Morris and
Poplar avenues, containing 8.19 acres;
One lot adjoining Liberty church lot
and Roseland cemetery, containing 3 20
An undivided one-half interest in a
lot at the foot of Poplar Landing, used
for a landing, 12-100 acre;
One lot of swamp and wood land in
Bell's swamp, back of T. J. CrosweH's,
containing 16 acres;
One undivided half interest in the un
sold land at Point Pleasant, bought of
In addition to the above real estate
there will also be sold cerUin carriages
and other personal property.
The sale of the real estate will be
subject to conhrmation by the Court.
Terms: One third Cash, balance in six
and twelve months, bonds with approved
security for deferred payments and title
retained until purchase money is fully
The sale will begin at 2 o'clock p. m.
James C. Fisher.
Executor of the will Annie H. Morris.
The cheapest placc in Virginia to
buy goods. In New York_ioday these
goods would coet you twice the money.
We offer enly this lot while they last
at these prices.
5 gross search-light matches, 500 to
box. 2 boxes for 5c.
250 joints of atove pipe and elbows
at 8c a joint.
300 yards good calico at 5c per yard.
worth 8c. Blue flannel and tweed at
20c per yard, worth 35c.
15 dozen boys' and men'a cspa, 16 to
25c, worth double the money.
Gowan's pneumonia cure 15c bottle.
International colic or worm cure
either, at 25c, worth 50c every where.
J. W. CLARKSON,
What would be more appreciated
than a well finiahed and good like
ness of a friend or relative? Then
why not go to
268 and 270 MAIN ST..
Who is conaidered one
of the beat in the south.
PICTURE FRAME8. EASTMAN
KODAKS AND 8UPPL1ES.
Special attention to finishing for
Wm. Oerhard. See. N. Baed.
O. F. Oerhard.
GERHARD, REED l C0.f It.
Makera of good Clotbes,
llO N. Eutaw St.. (Secoad Floor)
Wrlte for aamplea.
8, 10 & 12 E. Balttinore St., TAILORING.
Baltlraore, M<f. FURNISHING.
We are making a apecialty thia season of wonderfully good auit*
and overcoata for Men at TEN DOLLARS and special Tailored to-order
sui?s at $25.-Likea, Berwanger&Co.
Judge Jno. C. Ewell, Preaident n*n won \ ?^ ,? ? ~ ..
L ft Momtobd, V.ce-VreJd'nt (N?- 529?-) ???iRK"K?,?Rof,C'. ***V\,
Adduion.. Direc.or.: J. ,. Nauo** W. U Mess.ck and J. ?*???.* ' '" "
THE LANCASTER NATIONAL BANK,
Oeposits Solicited, Negotiable Paper Discounted
No amounta too small for depoaita, and everv one should patronize tbii home
inatitution by opening an account Interest paid on time depoaita. All buaineaa
committed to onr keepitig held in attict confidence.
Bank ooen from 9 a. m. to 3 o. m. except Satutdays- ta.uiil&ts fton 9 a. m. ia 12 ?