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Friday, January 7, 1910.
A WEED1NG OUT NEEDED IN
Tnder the above caption the
Newport News Presshad recently
a strong editorial showiug that
8o-callea Democrats who cannot
line up with their party should
step down, or else be put out. It
is very pertinent to recent action
of own county conimittee, where
pereons violating the primary
(their pet 6cheme) pledge were
asked to withdraw from party
counsels, and we reproduce it in
In Newport News there are some two
hundred or more people who habitually
go into the Democratic primaries with
no intention of abiding by the pledge to
support the nominees, Andrthere are
a coupie of hundred others who take
part in the primary contests with the
intention of fulnlling the pledges?if
their men areelected, not otherwise.
In the primary held here last summer
for the nomination of local officers,
nearly 1,600 votes were cast. There
are only about 2,200 qualified votere in
the city, and of this number something
like 150 are negroes. Therefore, all
except 450 white voters participated in
the primary. Of the 450 who did not
go to the polls it is safe to say that 100
were Democrats who were out of the
city, ill or who for various reasons did
not vote. This supposition leaves just
350 white Republicans, if everyone who
voted in the primary is to be styled a
When the general election was held,
City Sergeant-elect Mugler, who re?
ceived the highest vote of any Demo?
cratic candidate with Republican op
poaition, polled only about 1,100 votes.
There was no factional or underhanded
fight againat Mr. Mugler and he received
juat about the aupport that would be
expected for a Democratic candidate in
an election with 1,700 votes cast. But
nearly five hundred people who went
into the primary and pledged themselves
to support the nominees violated their
pledges either by not going to the polls
or by voting againat Mr. Mugler. ? ?
We are bound to conclude that about
half of the' people who voted the
straight Republican ticket in the gen?
eral election took part in the primary.
It would be comparatively easy to
keep these people out of the primary if
proper care were exerciaed. Most of
the Republicans in Newport News are
known, and if the Democratic organiza
tion would station intelligent and vigi
lant challengers at the polls it ought
not to be difficult to keep th^ number
of Republicans voting down to a mini
The real trouble will be in dealing
with those alleged Democrats who never
think of supporting a nominee unless he
happens to suit their particular fancy.
It will be impossible to weed these peo?
ple out altogether, but unless some weed
ing is done, so that it will be possible
to say with some degree of certainty
what percentage of the primary vote a
nominee will receive in a general elec?
tion, party organization in Newport
Newa will become a farce and people
having the best interests of the city at
heart, themselves unwilling to go into
a primary without abiding by the iaaue,
will begin caating their votes in local
general elections without regard to party
A contract that binds only one side ia
a poor contract indeed. And that is
what the primary will be in Newnm-*
News as long as people who continually
and openly violate their pledges are
allowed to participate.
Scarcely worth while to hunt
up new resolutions for the New
Year. In that waste basket of
the meraory you can fish up the
ones you made a year ago, and
they will do just as well. In faet
you do not need many, one or
two will serve the purpose. If
each man and woman would
start out determining to accom
plish just one thing this year,
this would be vastly better than
a page of resolutions. Most
campaigns are best carried on in
detail, and if you have weaknesses
it is wise to take these one at a
time, just as a good general car
ries the day by capturing the
outposts. Of all the deflciencies
that beset human character that
of deflcient purpose is the most
common. Probably few men lay
off a definite and clearly defined
plan of campaign for improve
ment morallv, and yet no man
ever accomplished anyth ing great
in physicat or moral life until he
had a nlan.
All thistakes hard thinking at
the outset, and the plan is no
child's play, it is indeed the main
thing. Unless one sees the end,
at least in part, from the begin
ning, he is beset from the start
with surprises and upset by
emergencies. But the man who
frankly says to himself that he
has not been a success so far,
searches earnestly until he finds
it, and having found it, resolves
to conquer it, has alreadv won a
vietory. Away with the populur
doctrine that our environraents
beset us and mould our charac
ters. The real man moulds envi
ronments to make his character,
and he is master of his fate who
upin hismanlystrengthaud risrs
climbs over the obstacles. Watch
the ant, loaded with his plunder.
The obstacle he encounters
neither turns him back or aside,
nor causes him to drop his load.
He has a certain goal to attain
and forgets all else save that.
The subject is vast, and space
does not allow a sermon, even
were this the place for such. So,
finding the worst weak spot in
the character, set yourself to
better that, and let the minor
ones alone until the one is cured.
That may keep you busy the
rest of the year, but it will pay.
In launching his primary bill
so early Speaker Byrd is acting
in good faith with the public and
thepress. Some have not?fuuVd
to pick it to pieces while others
have applauded. The details as
worked out by Mr. Speaker show
great thought and care, and any
after-comerthat mightsucceed in
gettinghis billapproved will owe
to Mr. Byrd a debt for the frame
The compulsory feature, which
has probably received the most
eriticism, will likely be drop
ned by Mr. Byrd and others
before going very far, but there
is still left two horns, neither of
which we should like to cling to?
a minority nomination, or else a
second or third election to decide
a majority choice.
We have not seen it exploited,
but the most acceptable method
of primary will be that held in
precincts to elect and instruct
delegates to?, nominating con?
vention. Fix it on that basin,
gentlemen, and you will reinove
many objections, and your pri?
mary will bea success?u one can
ever succeed here.
WASTING ONE'S TIME.
Cheer up, boys, girls and oid
rounders?we are bringing our
industrial lecture to a close. We,
too, have"resolved" to start the
New Year better. Have you?
We preached a sermon through
quotations lastissue, thepastors
have pounded along that line
also (we don't mean the "quota?
tions"' part, though iu truth lots
of stuff poured out by pulpit and
press is original only because
hooded), and now we are going
to wind up with some week-day
mottoes entirely original that
it would be well to paste on your
spectacles or carry in your vest
pocket if your think-box is too
small to hold them. Any who
have honored our sanctum with
their presencehave seen these over
"Keep aatiff upper-lip.
Better wear out than ruat out.
Life ia too short to tree ants up muilen
"Today ia short
Yeaterday ia gone.
Tomorrow may never come.
If you have anything to do,
A valteu local exchange, in
notifyingits readers that it will
have no issue of that paper dur?
ing Christmas week, asked itscor
respondents to send in long let
asks short letters. They are
harder to make, as a rule* than
long ones, tlie art of condensing
news being difficult of attain
ment. While all papers crave
country letters, these being prob
ably more widely read than anv
other department of the papef,
there is not room for lengthv
epistles. By all means, friends,
give us the news, frequent and
accurate, but study conciseness,
and the editor, and possibly the
reader, will bless you.
According to press reports one
big Connecticut grower has
bought up and is about to effect
a combination that will entirely
put. Connecticut's oyster indus
try is pretty nearly coutrolled
now by an oyster trust. This
should not aiarm Virginians,
sinceours is too vast anindustry
to corral. It is about time, we
think, foragitators to stop hold
ing up the nut-meg State as an
exampleto Virginia. Connecticut
derives only about five thousand
dollars a year direct revenues
from her oyster industry.
One is struck/says an exchange,
with the factthat the spiritsthat
are called up from the other
world by the mediums that fol
low this profession are as bare of
intellectual shrewdness as the
average child of five years. One
may call up Plato or Socrates
and get answers that are as
peurile as infancy. Perhaps the
spirits have to begin over again
in the spirit land and for some
centuries are still in the infant
We think the Anti-Saloon
League will move in a conserva
tive and acceptable way on the
State-wide proposition if it fol
low8 thesuggestion recently made
through the press by Dr. James
Cannon, jr. This seems to l)e the
concensus of opinion of the Vir?
ginia newspapers, and weheartily
congratulate the State as well as
the leaders in the temperance
movement upon the prospects of
a generally satisfactory settle
ment of this once disturbing
PllIVBUMI, Pa., is 150 years
oid, and, if reports are to be
credited, about a thousand years
I'h. SAMt'KL Baily, of Iowa.
declares that apple eating de
Htroyathe taste for strong drink.
He nl?o states that meat eating
is responsiMe for mucli of the
taste forcoektails and such bev
erages. As meat is pretty much
out of sight fortheaveragetable,
this may acromit forthe decrease
in the deniand for stimulating
A H.vKi) oase is reported in Mc
Keesport. Pa. It seems that the.
lady school teachers are marrv
ing off so fast that the trustees
are about to require of a good
looking single teacher l>ond lest
she desert her post in the midst
of session. Thus, little by little,
is nld-muidism forced onthe poor
Most everybody isalwavs wish
ing for something that, if he had
it, would makehiniwish forsome
thing else. The Greeks had a
saying that they are most like
gods who want the least, for the
gods want nothiug.
The Alexandria (inzette is cele
brating its one hundred and
eleventh anniversary. An old
paper, and has been in the hands
of the Snowdcn famiiy all these
years. ()kl, but one of the best in
A VKTEUAN of Antietam sneezed
three bullets from his nose which
had been there 48 years. He
inust have lieen rattled during
that hotseriinmage and niistaken
his nose for the muzzle of his
Governor-elect Mann announces the
appointment of Col. W. W. Sale, of
Norfolk, as Adjutant General.
England is building an airship 500 feet
long. It will be ready to sail or fly in
the Bpring. Germany has one 984 feet
Although 70 lynchings occurred in the
United States in 1909 not a single one
happened in Virginia, North Carolina
or Maryland. Georgia heads the liat
A flock of 1,365 turkeys. representing
a money value of $4,000, was recently
sold in Highland county to the Swift
Captain Owens, of New York, saw a
young woman plunge into the surf and
gallantly sprang in and pulled her out.
She offered him ten cents as a reward
possibly not valuing her life over that
Engineer Davis, of the Georgia Cen
tral, saved the lives of 100 passengers
a few days ago by thrusting his hand
into a boiling cauldron of steam escao
ing from his broken engine. Hcgfasped
the lever and stopped the train, but
his hand was literally cooked.
The Jews of Palestine regard the
locust as excellent food. As they are
reported to be due in Virginia this year
it may be worth while, considering the
high price of meat, to save a few buah
ela of locusts. The way to use them ia
to parch them brown and mix them
with meal and bake intoa cake?a sort
of cracklin bread.
The cold snap, lasting, off and on.
some weeks has been a blessing to the
Virginia oyster trade. Virginia tongers
and shuckers report the December just
gone the best for many years.
The creeks on the Potomac and all
rivers above the Virginia line have been
frozen most of the time, and this has
created a great demand for the Virginia
bivalve. Baltimore has been suffering
a dearth of oysters for a week, and
steamers from the lower Chesapeake
have, gone up the bay heavily loaded,
while freighta to eastern markets have
Reports from various Virginia points
show a greater quahtity and better
quality of oysters than for some years
TOO MANY OYSTERS
NOW FOR SOME FOLKS.
Mr. C. E. Daiger, at Tiflwells, who
is a large and very successful oyster
planter, says he hasn't sold an oyster
this season and he can't see anything
bright or encouraging as to the future
demand. He thinks over-production is
the cause of the low price and want of
orders. We have many more than we
need and that is true wherever they
grow.?Westmoreland Corr. N. N. News
Owing to ice in the upper bay and the
upper Rappahannoek steamer MiddJe
sex did not leave Baltimore Sunday but
sailed on Monday going only as far as
Tappahannoek on that trip.
Chief Engineer Andy O'Donnell, of
the Middlesex, has been transferred to
the new steamer, Three Rivers. of the
Maryland, Delaware & Virginia R'y
Co., and will superintend the puttins
in of new machinery which will be com
pleted March 1.
Thimble Shoal lighthouse, Hampton
Roads, was run into by a schooner and
collapsed, caught fire and was wrecked
December 27. Until further notice its
characteristic will be a fixed white lens
lantern light, visible through the entire
are, and established on the ruins of the
oid structure. Itis 25 feet above water.
Out of a total of 258 votes the "drya"
carried Beuna Vista, Va., by a major
ity of 71 in the local option election
held there December 23rd.
The "drya" won by seventy-three
majority at Berryville in a local option
election held last Friday. ln the election
152 votes were cast by the "drya"
against aeventy-nine votea by the
The Federal statute designed to assist
in the enforcement of State prohibi?
tion laws by which all liquors shipped
in interstate commerce muat be plainly
labeled whether in separate package or
packed with groceries, became effec
tive January 1st. The statute ia atrin-'
gent and violation thereof means prose
cution in the Federal Courts.
FISH AND OOTcP TiOTES.
ChincoteaguVa oyster business con
tinues good. On Monday and Tueaday
before Christmas over 1.600 barrels and
packages were aent to market.
While flshing in the Chesapeake Bay,
off Tolchester. recently, CspUin Joshua
Thomaa, of Rock Hall, caught two
shad in a drift net. -Crisfield Times.
Opening twenty-five gallons of oys?
ters in eight hours and twenty minutes
ia the record of George Kwaak, who is
employed in the plant of Westerbeke
Bros., at West Sayvillo, L. I.
Fish Commissioner Lee will do the
right thing in taking the lead in the
fight to get proper protective laws
from the next Legislature. He can
get all the support he wants.- Norfolk
It is said that while Maryland oyster
packers are underselling Virginia deal
ers, the latter have plenty to do in the
way of filling orders and expect to be
very busy when the cold weather be
If the express companies are correct
in their estimates of the quantity of
oysters to be consumed in Kansas this
season, the State Board of Health and
Dr. S. J. Crumbine will save the people
of the State $54,000 during the coming
season. The express companies esti
mate that Kansas people will consume
180,000 gallons of oysters this winter.
Last year Dr. Crumbine got the id?a
that the oyster dealers were selling too
much water along with the oysters.
He made an investigation and found
that an average of 15 per cent of water
was added to every gallon of fresh
oysters sold in the State. He issued
an order requiring that no water be
added to oysters and the order has
been enforced. Now when a consumer
purchases oysters he gets oysters and
not water pumped out of a Kansas well
or from a hydrant. The price of fresh
oysters is 50 cents a quart. That is $2
a gallon. One hundred and eighty
thousands gallcns would come to $360,
000. If it were not for the order of
the Board of Health, 15 per cent of the
total number of gallons of oysters
would be water. That would mean that
27,000 gallons of water would be sold
for oysters and 27,000 gallons of water
at f 2 a gallon comes to $54,000.- Fish
John D. Grant. clerk of the Court of
Accomae, died suddenly labt week,
aged about 65 years.
Mrs. Eliza Kent, relict of Mr. D.
Kent, of Bluff Point, died at the home
of her daughter, Mrs. Geo. Schwable,
Tuesday moming of last week, at an
advanced age. Mrs. Kent had been ill
for some months with dropay. Another
daughter, Mrs. Eva Johnson, of Balti?
more, also survives. Interment at the
home buryinR ground Wednesday morn
Mrs. Eliza Brown, who was paralyzed
some three years or more ago and has
been an invalid ever aince, died Wed?
nesday of last week at the home of her
sister, Misa Maggie Tapscott, at Kil
marnock. Interment Friday at Leba
non church cemetery. Mrs. Brown was
about 60 years of age and is survived
by three siaters?Miss Tapscott, Mrs.
Elmore and Mrs. Haynie-and one
Mrs. Rebecca BeTI, wife of John Bell,
living near Guiicks Corner, died about
six o'clock Sunday evening. Mrs. Bell
was visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Tom Norman, at Miakimon, and waa
taken sick and died in a few days. Sh?
waa not quite twenty yeara oid and
leaves a husband, one child, mother
and father and several brothers and
siaters. We sympathize greatly with
the bereaved ones.
Mrs. Margaret Marston, widow of
Oliver Jackson Marston, died very sud
denly of hemorrhage Monday night at
tae home of her son-in-law, Walter C.
Palnier, Saluda. She was seventy-four
years old, and leaves six sons and one
daughter. as follows: W. W. Marston,
of Urbanna; Casper T. Marston, of
Baltimore; Claudius Marston, of Roan
oke; E. B. Marston, of Kinston, N. C;
H. Percy Marston, of New York; Sel
wyn O. Marston, of Baltimore, and
Mrs. W. C. Palmer, of Middlesex. In
terment was at Christ Church cemetery,
Middlesex county, Wednesday af ternoon.
Mr. William Kesterson, a brave ex
Confederate and one of Lancaster
county's best citizens, died suddenly
one day laat week while visiting at
the home of W. W. Buchan, in lower
Lanc.ster. Mr. Kesterson was found
dead in the yard, but it is not known
whether he died from heart failure or
suffered another stroke of paralyaia an j
froze to death. Interment at White
Stone Methodiat church cemetery, he
being a faithful member of that church
form any yeara. He was about 75 years
of age and is survived by two daughters
?Mrs. L. L. Yerby and Mrs. John
Buchan?one son?Lester Kesterson?
and several grand children.
A WORK OF ART.
The G. A C. Merriam Company, of
Springfield, Maas., have just issued
Webster's New International Diction
ary, based on the International of }?9Q
and 1900. The revision has been so
radical and complete as to constitute a
new book. The work has been in active
preparation for many years by a large
staff of experts, assisted by the contri
butions of eminent specialists, under
the general supervision of Dr. W. T.
Harris, recent U. S. Commissioner of
Education. The number of words and
phrases defined has been greatly in
creased. The title-words in the vocab
ulary are more than doubled in compar
ison with the old International, now
exceeding 400,000. The number of il
lustrations is increased to over 6,000.
The book contains more than 2,700
pages. But the publishers desire to
emphasize the quality rather than the
quantity of the work, calling attention
eepecially to the thorough scholarship
in all departmenta and the fullness of
information under important titles. By
ingenious methods of typography and
arrangement, the increased amount of
matter is contained within a single
volume, not perceptibly larger than its j
predecessor, and no leaa convenient for
the handfand eye.
SOME WEDl NGS.
Jesae Abbott, of Weems, and Miss
Pearl Tabor, of Sandy Bottom, were
married last week in Baltimore.
Miss Eva Bryant and Pete Headiey
were married Saturday morning at the
home of the bride near Kainswood, by
Rev. Herbert S. Priscoll.
Mr. John T. Pierson, of Farmers
Fork, and Miss Laura G. Thrift, of Lo
cust Ilill, were granted a license in
Baltimore to marry Tuesday.
Lunsford Lewis and Miss Annie May
Coates, both of Northumberland coun?
ty. were married Wednesday of last
week at Nelms Hotel, Heathaville, Rev.
L. Carter Harrison officiating.
C. C. Luckam, jr., of near Irvington,
and Miss Bonnie Jones, of Weems
were married Thursday, December 23,
at the home of the bride's parents, Mr.
and Mrs. I. J. Jones. Rev. F. W. Clay
brook officiating. Mr. and Mrs. Luck?
am will make their home in Irvington.
Miss Roaa Headiey and Clarence Ful
hn were married at 8 o'clock Saturday
evening at the home of Isaac Headiey,
father of the bride, near Lara. The
ceremony was performed by the Rev
Herbert S. Driscoll, of Heathsville!
After a pleasant reception they went
to the home of the groom near Mis
CONLEY-McALLISTOR. A very
pretty home wedding occurred at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. D. F. McAllis?
tor, December 29th, when their daugh?
ter, Miss Beatrice C, became the
bride of Mr Harry O. Conley, Rev.
W. F. Dunaway performing the cere?
mony. The house was decoratod with
holly and cedar, the bridal party stand
ing under a large wedding boll. Mra.
Frank Perciful, sister of the bride play
ed the wedding march. The maid of
honor was Miss Nola Spencer. of Tan
gier, who wore a beautiful dress of
white net over white silk. The best
man was Mr. Harding Conley. brother
of the groom. The bride wore a pret?
ty blue silk embroidered princess dress
with hat and gloves to match, the
groom and best man wear.ng black.
A confectionary suppor was servid
immediately after the ceremony. Mr.
and Mrs. Conley will reside at Wicom?
FORRESTEU-REVERE. Miss Nan
nte Cora Revere, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. C. II. Revere, of Lively, was
married to Mr. Ivis Lee Forrester. of
Miskimon, Wednesday, December 22nd.
at 7 o'clock. The ceremony was per?
formed by Rev. W. F. Dunaway at
the home of the bride in the presence
of the immediate family and IViends.
The couple stood under a large horse
shoe which was hung in the arch. The
parlor was beautifully decorated, the
color scheme being green and white.
The bridal party cr.tercd the parlor un?
der the s^eet strains of Lohengrin's
wedding March sweetlv rendered l.v
Miss Christine Barraclc. First came
the two littlo fiower girls, Maisie For
rester and Clara Revere, sistors of
the bride and groom-elect, each carry
ing baskets of evergreens and white
roses. Next came the attendants, Miss
Martha Marsh with Mr. Lawrcnce
Rice, Miss Lolis Forrester with Mr.
Ellie Revere, brother and sistor respect
ively of the bridegroom and bride.
Then the bridegroom with his brother,
Mr. Ryland Forrester, who acted as
best man, followed by the lovely bride
leaning on the arm of her sister, Miss
Essie Revere, who was maid of honor.
The bride was gowned in a beautiful
white organdie claborately trimmed
with laces and insertion with a long
veil and carrying white chrysanthe
mums and ferns looped with white
ribbon. The maid of honor wore white
organdie over pink and carried pink
roses and ferns looped wilh pink rib?
bon. The bridesmaids wore white
princess and carried white roses with
ferns, the groom and groomsmen wear
ing conventional black, Following tha
wedding a reception was givon at the
home of the bride. A number of hand
some presents were received, consist
ing of cut glass, china, silver, etc.
The happy couple will make their fu
ture home at Miskimon.
JUDGE WILLIAMS AND
We fail to understand conditions in
West Virginia. as they have reference
to the case of Attorney-General-elect
Williams, who is under indictment in
one of her courts, charged with assault,
and that assault the outcome of the
d?n lie given in open court. We are
told that excitement runs high in and
about Welch, where the trouble oiigi
nated, that threats are being made
against Judge Williams. that negroes
are to serve on the trial, etc. And all
this because a gallant gentleman re
aented an Irritating insult. If these
| things be so, then do we rejoice that
; the rough hand of war severed the ties
that bound West Virginia to Virginia
proper, for surely her people are not
our people. By virtue of an agree
mentbetween the States, it would seem
that Governor Swanson is under obliga
tion to honor a requisition for the return
of Judge Williams, but we do not ad
mit that this means that a citizen of
Virginia is to be deliverod into the
hands of a howling mob, or to the ten?
der keeping of the passions and pre
judices of a jury of negroes.
Judge Williams is a man of real
courage and is ready to face his ac
cusers and a fair trial, but this doesn't
mean that he is reckless enough alone
to fight a gang inflamed by unreasona
ble hate, and led by the quasi endorse
ment of the constituted authorities of
an independent State, independent in
name at least.
Questions of great mcment are in
yolved in Jhis controversy.
OYSTER ANP LIQUOR LEGISLATION
Two eubjects which are likely to en
gage the attention of the solons for
many days are oysters and liquor. Im
portant recommondations concerning
the former will be made by Governor
Swanson in his message. to the General
Assembly. and, for the first time in
many years, there appoars to be a fair
prospectof a satisfactory adjustment of
the long existing war between the tontr
ers and the planters in the waters of
James river. This question and the
question of prohibition in the State will
precipitate the most stupendous battles
of the seasion. Richmond Corr. Nor-!
folk Landmark. J
We send New Year's greetinga to the
Virginia Citizen, ita Editor and readers
wish.ng them a year of health, pros
pertty and happiness. As the oid year
has passed with ita record of good or
evil deeds, many a jrood resolution was
mado and broken, but recorded on the
page of the year there to lie until the
Great Day when our life's record will
be read. Oh! May it be filled with
deeds of love and goodness. Now as
the clean pure page of a New Year has
oj.ened upon us let us strive to have
only pure deeds and actions written
tnereon; let us make new resolutions
and keep them unbroken by God's help
as He alone can help us to live lives of
purlty and goodness.
Ij0* "l9!rive to fill each page
With deeds of goodness ever
Let no sin our lives engage,
From Christ our hearts to sever.
But strive each year to live our best,
And make each page more fair
bo when we reach a land of rest,
A clean, pure record we'll have there.
A chewing gum famine is predicted.
that line "" ^^ * HlUe starvinK on
YOURSELF A GOOD
Our milllllial of Solid Gold. Gold
fi led and Silver Watches is most com
piete. We guarantee the following:
I-adics; Diarnond Case Watches up from S30 00
Ladtsa' H-Kt. S-.lid Gold Watches iTk nft
Genf.SolWGold Watch. ^ g2
^'"^Year Gold-filM Watch. ?p?.n face $10 00
Gcnt a 20-yaar Gotd-filled Watch. lil'M
Boy* Sohd Silver Wat-he*. *-as?-J
T.irls Silver Chatelainc Watch and I'in &S
Eaaaaalad Watch Pfa .,,?, IJox *nd %Mto*KM
Artd many other*.
When in need of any article in the
lewelry hne write us, we will gladlv
ualit pnces-and guarantee price an"d
WM. J. MILLER.
28 E. Balto. St., BALTIMORE, MD.
Krference, "The Editor.
In order to add some new accounts on
our Ledger for 1910 we are mak
ing a special offer of
500 Ruvelopes ( \M /K
6O0 Baaaaaaaa enrds j OtTi I J
Delivored prepaid to any address. Not
cheap work, but first-class, up-to
d;Ue printing on good quality
papcr. Samples if desired.
CBARLBS & LOMBARD STS.
IF BftHfaJ TO WASHINUTON. 1). C ,
Write for handsome descriptive
Booklet and Map
l.th and 11 Streets N. W.
A MHK. ROTIL ((IMIICTKI) POR
Location and size: Around thecorner
from the White House. Direct street
car route to palatial Union Station
100 rooms, 50 baths.
Pians, ratesandfeatures: European,
fl.oOperday upward; with bath $2 50
bauT^oo"' $3,0?perd8y "Pward; with
Club broakfast 20 to 75c. Table
d Hote breakfast $1.00; luncheon 50c;
Dinner $1.00. Music. '
CLIFFORD M. LEWIS, Prop
SUMMER SEASON: The American
Luzerne in the Adirondack foot hills.
Wayside Inn and Cottages on the beau
tiful Laka Luzerne, Warren Co. N Y
Open June 26 to October 1. Booklet. *
For Name of One DissatlslieU
810,000 STOCK OP
AT StBAT SACRIF1CE PR1CE
WaUham 5?? S?Iid SUver E,gin and
prlcel^^Ji5;00 ^ "** 8aCrifice
Lot 2: 500 Heavy Gold-plated, Beau
. ? iy Ln?raved ('adies' orgentlemen's
Guaranteed American Watch, sacrifice
Lot 3: 400 Extra Heavy Plated Gold
Watches, Ladies* and Gentlemen'si
rinely Engravcd. Elgin or Waltham
Gcnulne Diamond Rings, $5, $10,
$15, Solid Gold.
All gcods delivered by mail, prepaid
and vour money back if you are not
BUY XMAS CJ1PTS NOW.
UNITED JEWELRV COMPANY,
FOR THE SALE OF PRODUCE.
516 ENSOR STREET,
CEPHAS M. LEWIS.
14 E. Gamden St?
Poultry, Eggs, Grain and Live Stock.
The house you will eventually ship to
Why not now?
Wm. Gorhard. Goo. N. Keed.
O. P. Oorbard.
GERHARD, REED & CO., ltd
Makers of good Clothes,
llO N. Eutaw St., (Second Floor)
Write for aamplea.
I. P. JUSTIS & GO.,
pOR THE SALE OF Prodnce, Oy.
tera, Live Stock, Uidea. Poultrv
12 E. CAMDEN ST.,
TO MERCHANTS, CAKNL'RS
AND BOAT OW.XKRS:
^hVkT C.?al ""? K^ollna oll
and lubrleating olls froui uh. We
guarantee full measure, aad low
piwb.-lesuleprlcea. Large ware
house aud compkte etock. We
pny cash for empty oil barrels.
YY. A. DAMERON & HRO.,
Agent Staudard Oll Co.,
Ship to the old reliable firm,
E. W, ALBAUCH & SON
WHOLESALE COMMISSION MERCEAKTS '
FOU THE SALE OF
FRESH FISH, SOFT CRA8S, TERRAPIH, GAHE, ETC.
Office and Stall, Section l\i Wholesaie Fish Market
tfarehouse, 30 Market Place baltimore, md.
Shad and Soft Crabs, Speciaities. Top Prices Guaranteed.
m Jtm 3ozi for
BANNING9 Catalegua aad
12 E. LOMBARD ST., c?>r- u?i**a st? fumfcnpp un
Wholeaal* Maaufacturer of IBIUW? WU'?
Camages, Road Carts
Wagons and Daytons.
Oarnage- and . .
._ ? _^agron-Vakers* Supplie's.
Establlshod 1869. tJ ,,.,?!~~^
Hefer to4c,t,.?in ? NaUoDal Bank
( and Mcrcantllc Agecctoi
Fruits, Vegetables, Poult.y, live Stock, Etfs, faaj and Froes
h.?hE8T PKICE8. PltOMPT RETi;?J;g
Corrrapondencc and shipments solicited.
1. COOKE ?& SSOXSS,
General Commiesion Merchants
7 W. PRATT STREET. BALTISWORE, MD
General Commission Mecehants
OFF.CE 4 WAREHOUSt. A E. QAMDEN j-T
_ BALTIMORE. MD. ?
YOU CAN WOBK THIS EXAM?
PLE, AND NOBODY CAN
FOOL YOU ON TBE
PARDON US FOR ASKING. THEN. WKY MONEY CAN BE FOOLED
OUT OF YOUR POCKET BY HIGH-RATE INSURANCE
Tou are payin.f>, or asked to pay, from 2 to 6 per cent
a year-or $20 to ?60-on a ?l,000 insurance policy.
It has cost an averaere of ?S *^i fnr tu v? ,
~'r,sks-,n this h?- -??a. ^j.jr^::i^-:X^
Last year the ftgures were #9.7f> to tlfi 75 ,-r <*i ,vm t
about one-third what it ?* in other ?^^ J^i^J^
.v? thou^na doi.ars for losses. ,? dw,l,i?KS STc^ a" Z%1
f 1,000 for five |?an (entrance fees and Maaaaaati combined)'
FIGURE, AM) ACT, FOR YOTJRSELP.
NOTRHERN NECK MUTUAL FIRE ASSOCIATION.
($10,000 capital stock paid up.) ?
_ ? Irvington, Va.
SOME EXAMPLES IN CLASS X FOR PAST FOUR YEARS
(All calculations based on *1,000 insurance, for the period of one year.)
TOTAL COST 4 YEARS
AVERAGE PER CENT
1 per cent.
1 per cent.
U per cent. H per cent'lf per cent
ratinVna 2^. wah-t a >w .aL1^/::: ;?at 2u^rstore
nres **. ?f,y yea?, it costlr ZZ^^E*?,*?" *"* "
Th.,?^ ^ '. *nd "f'KEerS <lon't ??"? C?" ">*? record be beaten*
Jhirfn?rreascn ,o ie,ieve thcse ???- ???? s ir-SK
thirteerf;:!"''''3 '" *" X ,0day a"" lB? mi"i0ns in *- A I We are
HERE'S A RECORD BREAKER?
18M, #<...->,!>7(? 1808, , Mft-70
18*7, 1.10.770 ,<)0+. agS'lra
ih?.)s, m.saa if,,,.-,. mVr!-:
18?, 258,066 1906, 1,740480
1!K?>, 207.400 1807 8 324 986
In four years the business of our home fire association
has more than quadrupled, as shown above. Starting in 896
with less than a hundred thousand dollars, there is 30 imes
dollar? ?n ?Ur today-more than three millionTof