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jhaMj Joutaal Detoted to the laterests of lancaster County Ih Particnlar; the Northern Necfc and Rappahannocfc Valley in General, and the World at large.
IRVINGTON, VIRGINIA, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 23, 1910.
CHARLE8 M. 8TRUVEN & CO.,
GROCERS AND SHI1P CHANDLERS.
BBOKEBS AND COMHlaSION MEBCHANTS FOB
MKMHADEN FISH SORAP AND FISH OIL.
1 14 Frederlck St., BAlvrilwfORE^ MD.
~ S5 UP CAPITAl, (101,000.00.
NORFOLK BUI10IN6 SUPPLIES CORP.,
FR4NK T. CURK C0., Ltd.,
(A Partnership Asaociation Expiring December 31st, 1909.)
COOKI, CLARK C0., A LUTHXR SHILDON.
There are aix reaaona why BUILDKRS and OWNERS ahoald buy their
Sash, Doors, Blinds, Builder'o Hardware, Mantels,
Tiles, Grates, Paints, Oils, Glaes, Etc., from
THE NORFOLK BUILDIN6 SUPPLIES COWDMTIOII.
1. We contract no bad debta.
2. We are the eheapeat bayera.
8. Our axpenaea are miniraiaed.
4. Our facilitiea are tha greeteat.
6. Our organiaation ia unrivalled.
6. Our profite are amall.
NORFOLK BUIUHNJ SflPPLIXS CORPORATION,
96-9I BROORR AVBSUK. ttflaataVAl XT TfA
05-97TAKBWKUIT. AlV/eaVI W*A*a\, VA.
THE HAWKSMAUP1N CO.,
SASH, MANTELS, PAINTS. BTJILDINa,
DOORS, TILING, OILS, PAPERS,
BLINDS, GRATES, GLASS. VARNISHES,
MOULDINGS, BRACKETS, ETC.
7IS-7I7 CMWF0RD ST., PORTSMOUTH, VA.
CURK SASH & DOOR CORPORATION,
Frank T. Clark, President,
MKNUFbCTURERS, J0?8EBS MO DEM.ERS IN
Sash, Doors, Blinds, Builders' Hardware,
Porch Columns and Stair Work,
Paints, Oils and Varnishes,
Plate and Window Glass.
NORFOLK, - VIRGINIA,
M0NUK1HK AND GRAVKTONIS
IN MABBLB AND UEANITE.
We pay freight and guarantee aafe delivery.
Aa we employ mo Canvaaeera or Agenta no cemmiaaiona muat
be added to our pricee, tharafore are can uae ftrat elaaa material
aad flniah it right.
LABttEST BTO?K IN THE fiUUTfl.
Waan a>> XerfaUt eall o? aa. Tta ?? IM wia< r?? want; m and
teev aaaataajl ere a*y??*i a?al ??? a~t It aaaaaV
fUKCOUPKR MAHBLR WUKKg,
EaMtEeVal ?? Teate)
159 f !?? Baak St., Norfolk. Va.
MACHiHE SHOP AND RAILWAY.
J. WOOD TULL. M anageb.
The new Railway and Machine
Shop on Carter's Creek, fltted with
Press, TiraiBg Latbes, Shaper, Band Saw aod Planer,
ls now prepared to do all kinds of
MACHINERY REPAHHNG AND ADJUSTiNG.
All sizes of Pipe and Pipe Fitting on hand.
Boats ilauled, Bullt, Rebuilt or Repaired.
MACHINE SHOP & RAILWAY CO.,
(HEAB FISH FACTORY.)_IRVINQTON, VA.
BaiahlUaad la 186*.
C. S. SCHERMERHORN & 80N,
Recelver*, Bhippera, Dealera,
CiKABN. MAY, FEEDB. LINSEEp MKAL, COTTOM BEED
MKAL. BEST 8TOKE JLIME IN BAKREJLS.
Alao Diatiibutora of
THE PUR1HA POULTKY FEED8,
127 Md 129 Cheapsids <*??* pratt suaet.) BALTIMORE. Ur
V!H01N!A LAWB COHPLIED WITH
B. H. BA1RD,
GENERAL FIRE INSURANCE.
rOHTOFMCE ANB PH0N8- WAR8AW, VIRGINIA.
Representing Companies having combined
aaaeta of ovar $11 .OOO.OOO.
HiHBURM BRF.MEN FIRE INSURANCE CO., Hanthnra; Geraiaay
T1ROIN1A FIRE * MARINK INSURANCE CO.. Rirhmond, Ta
SPRINOFIELD FIRE A RARINE INSURANCE CO., Sarlaglald, Rasa!
fIRGINIA STATE INSURANCE CO.. Richmond, Ta
THE CREAMOFTHE NEWS.
That'a what readera jret in the
l?eal, County, State, National nnd
Korrtign?all niminered down.
THE HOUSE OF SANTA CLAUS.
(By Tha Bentatown Bard.)
I'd Hka to Hva at Santa'a hooae an' bava tha flnge
I baC ha'a go* a whole lot aaora than mine. an'
Hla bouae ia in a deep graan wood far op whara
our world atopa,
An* toya ia all tha fin?a they ha?c to ajrow thara
for their eropa.
I bat H'a nlea when ha'a at home an* Mra. Santa
An' aita down wif hha ln the room an* eoants their
An' ahe aaya don't you think UiUi yaar yoo'd better
Btart out eoon.
An' ha aaya yea, aa/ amilea at her. an' bof their
hearta In tune.
They don't keep any little glrla or boya op there.
For they'a eo many In the world they coukfo't.
So they just takaa tha wholc house up wif flnge
for him to take
Aroand the world at Chriatmaa time for little
When it'a not Chriatmaa. 'ataad ut reet. ha Juet
keepa on the go
Aroand the house a-makln' flnaa to bring naxt
time. rou kr.ow;
An' mendln* flnaa what broke laat year. an' 'aignln'
new thinga. too.
To brina aroand naxt year an' bring to ehilda Hk?
me an' you.
My nrarrer aaya hia house ia nne. juat rryatal wallr
Like morning when the aunlight eomea atroee yoar
rtll an' mine;
An' they'a a handred thoaaand mon work there to
help hbaa fix
Tbetrampataand the dollaand drucoa an' monkeya
on the aticka.
I'd like togoup thara aome tlnie. an* ahe aaya 'at
If we joat ahut our little eyea an* let the men put
Rlgfat ia 'um Oll thay'ra full or aleep an' we begin
An*. preeto. thore'a old SanU'a houae rigbt 'for
The mov.-irif nt for a Dcmocratic
State Convention haa about petered
out, aa we ar.ticipated it would. The
prompt expoaure of the fact that the
real purpoae of the movement waa to
commit the party to a epecific attitude
on the question of the proper regula
tion of the! liquor traffic haa doubtless
wrought the deairable reault juat atated.
I'-Mic (wntim?<nt has not reaponded to
tha arlful appeala of the newapapers
which were clamoring for euch a con
vention, ar.d without public 8entiment
no agitation can avail. Tbe newapapera
may fill their columna with acare-heada,
leaded editoriala of the moat ingenious
co"ft ption and fervid appeala to the
people. hot unleaa their motive appeala
to public sent:ra-nt their clam ia in vain.
Aa Eipling aaya of Tommy Atkina, we
may aay of the pMgta -"The people
are not bloomingfooia; yoa Wt the peo?
ple aee."?Danville Regiater.
THE CONVENTION IDEA.
Spoiling for a fight within the party
?alwaya raady for a family row?cer
tain machinophobiac papera of the State
ara trying to make the propoeed State
convention a haated iasue between the
ao-called "machine"?ita alleged lead
era, followera and henchmen?and the
The Builetin ia not a machinophobiac
nor doea it regard itaelf aa a aupporter
of any Democratic '?machine." It aup
ported Mr. Tuekar very heartily for
GoTernor, notwiihatand.ng the non
aeneical output of the Journal and one
or two other papera of the State at
the time in regard to tha "machine,'*
Govemor Swanson, the Rhea appoint
ment, etc, ad nauaeam. Moat of Mr.
Swanaon'a frienda in thia county and
town did likewiae and the vote against
Mann in Henry county, a Swanaon'a
atronghold, waa more than two to one.
It looka now very much aa though
Mr. Tucker, through the influence of
the papera referred to, ia about to lose
hia hcad and ia preparing to make a
raca for the aenatorahip on the "holier
than-thou" platform. It won't work.
It haa been tried before by others and
the people had aenae enough to aee
through it and vote it down.
BETTER GO SLOW.
TheTimea ia unterrifiedly democratic;
it ia therefore pro-convention, which ia
to aay anti-primary. We aorely miss
the old time convention, state and dia
trict, when the clana gathered, toucHed
elbowa. and received inapiration from
one another, and returned to their re
apective battlefields with renewed
courage to do and dare for the party
weal; we yearn for the hlessing that*1
comea of periodical communion around
the altar of democratic faith, and are
filled inatead with loathing and disguat
at the miaerable orgy which passea
under the polite tho altogether mislead
ing cognomen, primary.
And ao, perhaps, we favor the pro
poe^d State Convention, with which
for some cauae, our brothers of the
daily preaa are for the present filled.
Why this sudden hugh and cry for a
Convention? Who, in other words, is
behind the move?
We don't semehow like to go at too
rapid a gate; it smacka rather too
strongly of the method of politicians
with an ulterior motive. Uaually the
aafer guide, ia to go slow, and taken
altogether we like it beat.
HAV8 CHANGKD FRONT.
No greater misfortune could befali
the Democratic party of Virginia at
thia time than to hold a State Conven?
tion for the gratification of a lot of
political derelicta, who want to tell the
people'a repreaentativea what to do
and how they abould vote on questiona
that may come ap for consideration.
The people have aelected their repreaen?
tativea without regard to the viewa or
wiahea of the gentlemen who now ao
eagerly tender their services in the mat
ter of ootlining the future policy of the
party. They do not want their advice
and, furthermore, tbey will not heed it.
Theae aame newspapers and self-con
stituted leadera were equally vociferous
in their efforta to aboliah representative
conventiona when candidatea were to be
nominated and party platforma should
have been proclaimed. Now, when no
candidatea are to be nominated and the
people want a reet from political agita
tion, theae champions of the corpora
tiona and;traata are anxioua to ateal a
march on the people, hold a anap con
vention and declare for thinga that the
people have emphatically rejected.
PRAISES OUR COUNTY.
Editor Virginia Citizbn :?Yon will
aliow me a araall apace in your paper
to congratulate the people generally of
Lancaster county for their untiring en
ergy in making such beautiful and up
to-date roads. I have had the pleasure
of traveling over them, pursuing my
business, as representative of the M.
Schulta Music Co'a. instruments. Also
the town of Irvington, compoaed of
beautiful young Iadiea and hospitable
citizeos, whom a stranger need not be
timid in making hia appearance among,
but rather feel that he ia a welcome
guest among them. The proprietor of
the Irvington Beach hotel, R. S. Mitch
ell, aeems never to tire of administer
ing to the comforta of his gueata, and
aervea such good oysters, and all the
luxuries that a table can be filled with.
I had the pleasure of also visiting your
county fair at Kilmarnock, and there
met with many of my old achooi mates,
aome I had not aeen before for a num
ber of years. Among them was Wm.
Currell, Joa. Cralle, Taz Edmonda and
others. I have written more than I
intended to, not knowing whether I am
doing right or wrong, in aaking for
epace in your paper. Wishing you, Mr.
Editor, much happineaa and prosperity
in the future, I am
J. W. Barrick,
Saved From Awful Death.
How an appallina calamlty In hia family waa
prevented U told b>- A. D. McDonald. of Fayatte
ville, N. C. R. F. D. No. 8. 'My alater had eoa
?umpUon." ke writea. 'abe waa rary thln and
??'?. had no appetHe and aeeaued to arow weaker
every day. aa all renaediei failed. till Dr. Etaa's
New OiacoTery waa trled. and ao eaeaseahaV
eured her. that ah? haa not been troobted with a
couch elnce. Ita the beet racdicine I ?ror aaw or
heard of." For eouaba. oolda. la-arippe. aethma,
croup. hotnotrhaea all broochlal trouWea. It haa
no eqoai. 60c II. Trhal bottle free. Guaraateed
by all drucaata.
There ia conaiderable talk about cer?
tain ambitious gentlemen oppoeing
Senator Thomaa S. Martin for re-elec
tion. We have heretofore not noticed
the rumora becauee we have believed
that th.y were the reeult of a deaire of
individuals to advertiae themaelvea in
cofinectiot) wiih this great office. We
no-* tcndir thoae ambitioua gentlemen
a elKjht word af advice. and that ia to
aaro both their timo and their money,
becauae the people of Virginia have no
idea of changing a faithfol and efficient
public aervant, a man of aterling in
tegrity and the very higheat peraonal
character, for an untried and inexperi
enced individual. The wily poltticiana
who deaire thia office will of courae be
looking for aome iasue or excuae upon
which to base a candidacy, but the real
fact remaina that there ia but one ex?
cuae poesible for oppoeing Senator
afartin'a re-election, and that ia, that
aome one else wanta the office.
Thia county ia overwhelmingly for
Senator Martin againat anybody in the
State who might oppoae him, and we
believe that the State ia in the aame
condition of mind. Therefore, we tender
the advicc, gentlemen, eave your time
and yonr money.
AN OLD DOCUNENT.
J. W. Chowning, of Bertrand, Va.,
haa many intereeting old papera in hia
poasesaion, the property of hia father
and grand-father before him. Among
them ia a aheet 12x17 inehea giving a
"liatof delegatea to the Virginia Anti
Jackaon Convention," the exact date of
which we were unable to aacertain.
Lancaster county waa repreaented. in
the convention by CoL John Chowning,
grand-father of J. W. Chowning, and
Maj. Addiaon Hall; Northumberland
aent Fleming Batea and Valentine Y.
Conway, Esq's; Richmond county, Robt.
W. Carter, Philip A. Branham and
William H. Tayloe; Weatmoreland,
William S. Jett, William P. Taliafarro,
William Augustine Waahington and
Jamea Jett; Middleaex, Dr. Manua
Rowan, Capt. Kobert Healy and Dr.
Richard A. Christian; Mathewa, Chris
topher Tompkina, Henry W. Tabb,
Seth Shepard and Jno. D. Jarvia; Essex
county ia not mentioned. Richmond ia
the only city named, Norfolk being
called a borough. The counties of Weat
Virginia are also named, it all being one
State then. The circular, or dodger,
worn yellow with age, beara the imprint
of '*T. W. White, oppoaite tha Bell
Tavern." in very large type, but faila
to aay where Bell-Tavern is.
Thara Is more Ca&arrh In thia aeetion of tha coun
try than all othara diaeaaea put together. and until
the laat frw years waa auppoaad to be ineurable
For a great many years doctore pronouneed it a
local dlseaae and preaeribed local ramediea, and by
eonatantly failing to enra with loeal traatment.
pronooncad It ineurable. Selanea haa proren
eatarrh ta be a eonatitutional diaeaaa and there
fore reaulrea eooatitational traatment. Hall's
Catarrh Oore, manufaetured by P. J. Cheney A
Co.. Toledo, Ohio, la tha only eonatitutional eure
on tha market. It la taken intarnally ln doaas from
10 drops to a Uaapoonf ul. It acta dlroetly on tha
blood and mueoua aurfaeea of the ayatem. Thay
offer one hundred dollara for any eaae it faila to
eure. Senda for etreulars and teatimoniala.
Addreaa: V. J. Crenry A Co.. Toledo, Ohio.
Soki by nruggiata. 7Se.
Taka Hall's Family Pilla for conatipaUon.
A NEW LEAF.
He came to my desk with quivering
The lesson was done.
"Dear Teacher, I want a new leaf," ho
"I have apoiled this one."
I took the old leaf, stained and blotted,
And gave him a new one all unspotted,
And into his aad eyes smiled,
"Do better, now, my child."
I went to the throne with a quivering
Tbe old year was done.
"DearFather, hastThou a new leaf for
I have apoiled this one."
He took the old leaf, stained and blotted,
And gave me a new one all unspotted,
And into my aad heart smiled.
"Do better, now, my child."
?Carrie Shaw Rice.
A PAIR OF NOTABLES.
One of the most cloquent of the new
Congreasmen is Harry Thaw's last at
torney, Martin W. Littleton, the Dem?
ocrat who won out in Coionel Roose
velt's own Oyster Bay district. He is
a young man?only thirty-eight?and
was born down in Tennessee.
Robert E. Lee, the virile young Dem?
ocrat who haa just been elected to
Congress in the Pottsville, Pa., dis?
trict, over Robert D. Heaton, a million
aire Republican, by a plurality of only
61 votes, ia a blacksmith, or rather a
former blacksmith, who has carved his
own destiny andcomraanded rccognition
by the sheer foree of hia own ability
and character. Hia triumph is the
more noteworthy when we consider that
the district waa heretofore a Republi?
can etronghold and that hi i opponent had
unlimited means with wiiich to prose
cute hia canvass. Young Lee Is not a
relative of the famoun Lee family of
Vinrinia, but his parentewere probably
admirers of the great Virginia soldirr
and gentleman, or they would hardly
have named their son for him. Such a
name, appealing to old war prejudices
as it inevitably must have done, v.as a
handicap, rather than a help to this
plucky young Democrat. So close was
the contest that the final count of the
ballota was had in court. Young Lee
representod his own interest in that
count and, though not a lawyer, ad
dresaed the court forcef ully in eff ective
ly protesting against permitting any
opportunity for the partisans of his Re?
publican opponent to manipulate or
tamper with the returos, and the court
granted hia motion. The result of the
official count of three disputed ballot
boxea waa a triumph for Lee, and he
was offieially declared elected by the
majority stated. The succesa of thia
young Pennaylvanian is not only a
aignal triumph for Democracy, but it
should aerve aa an inspiration to young
men. We hope to hear more of Robert
E. Lee of Pennsylvania. Virginians
everywhere will feel a peculiar interest
in his career by reason of his name, if
for no other.? Register.
NORFOLK AND SENATOR MARTIN.
A apecial diapatch from Washington
conveya the information that of the
$22,227,361 which it ia estimated by
General W. H. Bixby, chief of engineers
of the United States array, will be ex
pended for the improvement of rivera
and harbora, $675,000 of thia aum will be
expended in Virginia watera. More
than 2 per cent. of the total appropria
tion will come to this State, or a aum
larger in proportion than the State
would be entitled toon abaais of wealth
Norfolk will derive the chief benefit
from the bulk of the improvementa to
be made with thia $675,000. Among
other thinga the channel in the harbor
of Norfolk will be deepened to thirty
feet at a coat of $100,000, and other
improvementa to be made in the harbor
there ao aa toprovide a better approach
to the citiea of Norfolk and Portamouth
will absorb $425,000 more of the total
apportionmentof the fund to thia State.
Thia makea a total of $525,000 of the
$675,000 to be expended in interest of
theae two Virginia citiea. About $150,
000 will be expended in the improve?
ment of navigation along the James
It ia a matter of common knowledge j
that much of the credit for aecuring
theae handsome sums for Norfolk-Ports
mouth bettermenta is due to United
Statea Senator Thomaa S. Martin. The
business and navigation interpsta will
eoncede thia, we are sure. and if our
recollection ia aright they have already
made acknowledgment of their grati
tude tothe Senator, who, together with
Representative Maynard, ia entitled to
chief credit for aecuring the expcndi
ture of such a large aum in the harbor
of a Democratic State by order of a
Republican Congresa. Senator Martin'a
high rank on the appropriatioRs com
mittee of the Senate and his influence
in that coramittee and on tbe flour of
the Senate, gained through years of
aervice and hia own recognized fact
and ability, are of great value to the
State. A new Senator, whatever hia
ability, could hardly hope to exercise
auch influence for years to eome.-Dan
STEADY, MR. GLASS.
Whoa, Representative Carter Glass!
Don't let'a go too fa3t or too far in
diacusaing conditions in Virginia, It
will not do to give the impression that
the State ia a sink of iniquity or under
the control of a ruthless ring. Such an
impression would not be good for the
State or in accordance with the fucts.
Suppoae we stop and breathe and cool
o(T a minute and consider things aa
In the flrat placc, we have had very
few scandala in our primary elections
until recently. We recall but two or
i three inatauces, and these of minor i?n
portance so far as results went, until
this hurrah in Norfolk. We have a
govemor nominated in an open primary
and in great part by the members of
the Anti-Saloon League, suppoaed to
include many of the best people of the
State. We have a United StateB sen?
ator also chosen in an open primary
after full and open debate on the stump
and by a vote which seems th have been
cast and counted fairly. This senator
ia suppos??d to be the head of "the ma?
chine," but hetook his chances before
the people and won.
When the frauds were discovered at
Norfolk this same senator, before an
open mass meeting4in that city, chal
lenged the State to produce a particle
of evidence that he had interfercd **in
the election there. His challenge re
mains unanswered. If there is any
such evidence it has not been produced.
The same man denounced the frauds
bitterly and demanded that those guilty
of them be punished.
Then the democratic State committee
investigated the election, decided it
was fraudulent and ordered a new
election. This last election was open
and free to all democratic voters and
seems to haveibeen fair. It resulted in
the defeat of the man declared to have
been elected in the first primary.
We see nothing in this over which
to become excited or on which to
frame flerce sentencee or talk of intol
erable conditions. We see no provoca
tlon for a chapter of lamentations or
gloomy forebodings of destruction or
calls for excitement. Wc have a sen?
ator elected by the people, a governor
elected by the Anti-Saloon League,
another senator appointed by that same
governor, a fraudulent election declared
void and the guilty men prosecuted
until relieved by a point of law. So
who is to be blamed and who denounced?
Cool down; Mr. Glass. Cool down.
Calm your fervid emotions and sootho
these dipturbing fears. So far as we
have observed, "The machinc" is not
tearing at the vitals of the common
wealth. To the contrary. "the ma
chine" itself seems to be undergoing
some internal disturbances. If the party
committee8 will give us honest men
for election officers?and- usually they
have done so heretofore?we may yet
survive and maintain our balance and
Parents of deaf or blind children
should send their names to the Virginia
Citizen, whose editor will try to get
the afilicted ones in the State school at
Rev. A. H. Montague, of White
Stone, was recently elected and in
stalled pastor of MU Vernon Baptist
church. Rev. L. R. Ball, of Kilmar?
nock, preached the introductory ser
Miss Alice Ball and Miss Georgia
Griffin spent Saturday and Sunday
with their parents near Lancaster
W. D. Lawa, of Avalon, held a re
union of True Reformers at Merry
Point Friday of last week.
Mrs. Valie James, of Philadelphia, is
visiting her daughter, Mrs. Martha
Smith, near Moran.
Andrew James, of Richmond, has re
turned to spend the winter with his
daughter, Mrs. M. J. Edwards.
Rev. H. V. Washington, Bh. T.
preached at Sharon Sunday, 11a. rn.,
the occasion being a rally.
Nathan Taylor, of Tombs, Leonard
and Lloyd Taylor and Tom Waddy, of
Eastern Branch, were recent guests
of Mra. Mary Norris, at Millenbeck.
Nathan Taylor, of Tombs, has great
ly improved his dwelling by adding to it.
William Taylor, of Anti Poison Neck
and Robt. Norris, Jr.; who have been
ill so long, continue so. Mrs. Henrietta
Gordon's health has greatly improved.
Ludwell Coles had the misfortune to
lose his dwelling by fire November 23
Luther Norris, of Rehoboth Church,
and Miss Beatrice Williams, of White
Stone, were quietly married December
4th, Rev. J. A. Nickena performing
Archie Rice and Miss Maria Taylor,
both of White Stone, were married
One of the pretiest marriages to take
place in Mt. Vernon church during the
year 1910 waa that of Larnie Taylor
and Miss Lena Smith, both of White
Stone, November 23rd. Miss Annie
Dyer, of Richmond, was maid of honor
and Jeter Campbell best man. Other
attendants were: Miss Ida Morris
with Adolphus Smith, brother of the
bride; Miss Helen Smith the sister of
the bride with John Taylor, brother
of the groom. Little Rita Bayton
and Daisy Smith were flower girla. The
bride wore white mull and carried a
bouquet of white chrysanthemums.
The ceremony was performed by Rev.
D. Tucker, after which the bridal par?
ty returned to the home of the bride,
where a reception was given.
Jos. Taylor is erecting a new building
in Poplar Neck.
Little Dewey Cox, near White Stone,
is improving from his long illness.
Rev. Ji J. Nickens, jr., of the Vir?
ginia Union University, Richmond,
spent Friday, Saturday and Sunday
with his people at Rehoboth Church.
Miss Sarah Brown, of Washington,
is visiting at the home of Mrs. Almira
Crnlle, at Lynhams, this week.
Mrs. J. F. Parks and son, Charles,
are visiting friends in Baltimore,
Addison Edmonds had the misfortune
to lose a horse some time ago.
While killing hogs some days ago, A
H. Campbell fell on hia knife, cutting
his hand very bad.
Mrs. Kate Fisher has been sulTering
with a rising hand the past two weeks.
Evey Jackson, oldest son of T. J. H.
Jackaon, of near Dunton, Va., died
Monday night of last week, after a
short iilness. Interment at Old St.
John cemetery, Thursday.
Mrs. Robt. Jones.of near Kilmarnock,
is critically ill with pneumonia. Drs.
Edmonds and Hubbard are attending
Jas. Decator is | quite sick at this
Mrs. Ella Taylor and others, of
Avalon, gave an entertainment at
Macedonia Baptiat church last week for
therbenefit of Mrs. R. H. Holmes,
of Irvington, who has been sick solong.
A nice little purse was realized, for
which the recipients are very thankful.
A rally will be held at Macedonia
church, near Avalon, next Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Jackson, Howard
Day and Mrs. Fannie M. Prior were
recent gueBts of Mr. and Mrs. Fielding
Taylor at Avalon.
Dave Decator was overcome by the
fumcs of gasoline one day last week
while in a closed cabin with an engine
A woman shucker at E. W. Long &
Co. 's oyster house died last week.
R. H. H.
KimIk Winter's Troublea.
To many, vintcr is a neason of trouble. Tbe
frost bittcn toeu and nngers, chapped handfl and
t>i>3, chilblains. coki sores, red and ro.iRh skinH.
prove this. Dutsuch troub!?s fly before Bucklcn'n
AmimSalve. A trial convincas. Groatost henler
of Burnn, Boils. F-iles, Cuts. Sores. Eczema and
Sprains. Only 25c at all drucrgists.
CAR0L1NE RABBIT STORY.
The rabbits of Caroline naw a h::rd
time Thursday. Mr. Julian Pitts. man
ager of the Newmarket farm, owned
by Mr. James B. Baylor, vouches for
the following statement, to the effeet
that one hundred and forty-fcur rabbits
were killed on the farm that day.
Thirty-seven per* ->ns participatcd in
One of the dogs, apparently in fine
ccr.dition, was run over by a very large
rabbit, and in a short time thereafter
th?- dog died, whether from excitement
or heart failure is not known. ?Frce
-RECEIPT FOR DLACK FRUIT CAKF.
1 pound sugar, 1 pound butter, 1
poundcitron, 1 pound currents, 2pounds
raisins, li pounds flour, i cup brandy,
12 eggs, 1 cup molassee, 1 tearpoon soda,
1 teaspoon si.lt, 1 teaspoon cinamon. 1
grated nutmeg, 1 half teaspoon clovea,
1 teaspoon allspice.
A 50-ccnt bottle of
given in half-teaspoon
doses four times a day,
mixed in its bottle, will
last a year-old baby near
ly a month, and four bot
tles over three months,
and will make the baby
strong and well and will
lay the foundation for a
hcalthy, robust boy or
FOR SALE BY ALL DRUGGISTS
Scnd lCc., name of paper and this ad. for
our beautiful SavingsBaukandChild'*Sketch
Hook. Uach bunk contains a Good Luck
SCOTT &. BOWME. 409 Poarl Straet. N. Y.
O. J. HAMMELL CO..
PLEASANTVILLE, N. J.
Designers and Manufacturers of Artistic
Memorials in Marble and Granite.
OFFICES-Atlantic City, N. J.; Phil
adelphia, Pa ; Whealton, Va. Addresa,
H. Booker Hale. Agent, Whealton.
SAMPLE OF OUR WORK.
This monument was designed, exe
cuted and erected to the memory of
Dr. Lawrence Gunyon Mitchell, atFarn
ham Baptist Church, Richmond Co., Va.
TO MERCHANTS, CANNERS
AND BOAT OWNERS:
Buv your coal oll, gaaolfne oll
and lubrlcating olls from aa. Wo
guarantee full meaeure, and low
eatwholeaale prlcea. Largeware
house and complete atock. We
pay caah for empty oll barrela.
W. A. DAMERON k BRO.,
Agent Standard Oll Co.,
30 horse power, two cylinder, gaao
line Marine engine complete, for sale.
To a quick buyer we will sell at a
BRICK! BRICK! BRICK!
The place to bny Brick ia at
LEVIN T. BUCK & CQ'S.,
all grades of
PAVING AND eUlLOING BRICKS
We can dcliver Brick to
any point on water front
Marine Railway Go.f
Now equlpped for hauling
and repalring all clasaea of
boats In thcec watera. *
We also have a competea
force of carpcntcrs.caulkera
and rlggcrs. Terms moder
ate; ealiafaclton ?Uarantecd
We also have a nice line
of moulds for launches and
yucbts. Call and see ua.
To all who contemplate
the crection of a Monument,
Statue or Gravestone in
Marble or Granite, it will
^^ be to their interest to call
on or address
52F LAWSON & NEBTON,
Cor. 11th and VYilllams Sta.,
NORFOLK, - VA.
Bell 'Puone No. 8762.
What would be more appreciated
than a well finished and good like
ness of a friend or relative? Then
why not go to
.268 and 270 MAIN ST.,
NORFOLK, - VIRGINIA?
Who is considered one
of the best in the south.
PICTURE FRAMFS. FASTMAN
KOHAKS AND SUPPLIES.
Special attention to flniahing for
V.HEN I NORFOLK STOP AT
Most conveniently located Hotel?
CORNER MAIN AND GRANBY STS.
Rooma $1.00 and $1.50.
Amevican Pian $2.50 and $3.00.
Fine Cafe (Lynn's) newly fitted up
on first ttoor.
Rappahannock Valley people make it
t> W. PALMER,
D E N T I 8 T,
Will bo in Keed\ il'ethc tlrat Monday of
t'Hi'li numtl. ui.ii ifimiiii two weeks. The
rcst ot month iu Kilmarnock. Bank Uidg.
Mokaskok, Lakcastsb Co., Va.
Will practlcetn all the Courta of this and
Proinpiattonticn alven to all legal busineat
?)R. G. H, OLIVER,
IRVINGTON, - - VIRGINIA,
(Offlce over Bank.)
Nitrou^Oxide Gas adminlsterid.
Apnointment* for sittl'sr*1 of any length
tliould l>c aaada sevoral days iDadvami-.
^y^ MoDONALD LEE,
Laada anrveyasj and atata made. Esti
natoa. Plana an.i Bpeetaeationa for itrfdire
aixl Vladuet work itn.i oonatructlons of > all
deacrlntlona. TopoKruphy mr) i>nUiKlitin*
speciun iea, \