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?TUESDAY.JULY 4 1899
ol?.terca at the Post?me* at r rt?uonok?
cu x, va, as seoond.c.Jkbe mait-c i
Richmond, Fredericksburg d.
bohedul? In effect May .'1st, Wei
lrtAlNa L?.W K rKBDBEMCEHBUH?
?VU A. M.dai v.
v.KA. M. Uaily except Sunda)
lo.U A. M. Sunday? only.
i ?.as A. M dally except Sunday
1.37 P. M. daliy except 8uU'*>. U
stop between 1- te,n ; Icesburg itn>? ?,???
?..*?< r M. dany.
0. I A. M. dally. Stop? ODlJ at Mllford
l?o?w, .. aud Ashland. weekdays Makes all
local ?tops Sunuay?.
i-?- P. M. da,.) except Sunday. Make? all
l.-T P. St. Dell) exeep' Sunday. Sti ,
at Mllford, D?.?w?
t?-?j i*. at. uao> stop, on.) at Ooeweii and
titl P. M Pan) uiakcna . local stops,
gredurli k-,>urg and Richmond \, ?
tion, I?ail> eicvpl Sunday.
Ukk> - ?
Leaves Pwderiosshnrs a) i.U K. ? *r
rut. Kit liui.'i'd 8,36 A Nt
at 4 f M. Annes l-rem . ? I I' M.
* P Taylor, rrafttc Mauag? r,
t. l ., Mien Prealdeut.
? 0. ?JO.\, a*, ul
tJoddqaarters (or Building Materials.
I keep a:, kin,i? ol North Carollua ami \ n
(loia l.uiut,, i I undress?
S lea, 1-attis, aesh, l>oor* and Blinda, Lime,
ument. Calcine Plaster, Plastcriug Hair,
Building and l'a? n,.- Brick fin and Iron
Kootiug, Cut and w s kind? Head?
Mixed Panits and Wry Paint, Linseed OU,
furpuntiue. Dryer Varnish and U ? -
Load, Paint Brushes ol Window
u.as? and Putty Karii. Wa|i?us, tioad ?.art*
.ud Uugglc? E i> CO LB
la ?ums of $iuu and upward- a lii-t
hens on Real K.-t.tt.
for f?ithei particular* apply to
JOHN T K.NIGH1
ISAAU tiiK^ti, Financial i
aterchants a: ?aenoanlosP B A L a
jel7-6m Frederick'bur^ \ ?
$20 5oo. To Loan. $20500.
money to luau on thtir lil
terms, in sums to suit, fr* m
IICO np, on city an ;
property Apply to
Pr?s 1 de 1-11
>1> Mam Stn ? '
Frederick*!,m* \ ?
Protect Your Home.
People living ill the 1 aim
try should carry Fire
Piare x ik In the
Mr 1.1 ? BLK ? ?'M1 an;
Momt ana Ine Wth British and I
tile, long represented bj tbel?teCapi Har
uev, are now held t?y as Abo It,'
w.:k of New Vork
Country Property m Specialty
v\ lite for ?a?r- St? ! ?
T '? MUllff
i A J.,?i..sis?i
Rewiil. ul Agents.
Box ?ll Krederick-ifiar?: V?
GIVE ME A CHANCE
kind of LuililiiiK or repair work ?on
want ilou? either In tuvvn or oonotry
All work eiitroHted to ms will be done
lu a thoroughly satisfactory manner,
end lu quickest tim-> possible, Plans
??d rtpr^citicatioii? furntahed for any
F. P. STEARNS.
Contractor ami Boilder,
S. Sydney Bradford,
ine oalj licensed REAL K8TATK
AUbM AND AUCTIONEER in Fred?
eticksbnrg, Va . having oosnplied with
the law? tad regulations of the ?ityau?
State governing the same i* now ready
to list pr. petty of ail classes Ala*real
estate intrusted to uie for ?rtl- will be
well described and thoroughly alver
tised. ha-> terms.
Office yu? Princess Anne Street,! red
ericksburg, V a
FOURTH ANNUAL EXHIBITION
TO BE HELD AT
v\ti>NE3DAY AND THURSDAY,
JULY li* and 19, Use
?o cia???8 Including Sporting Tandem. Hirffi
Steppers, Para Saddlers. Pony Jumps. Hun
ter? and Gentleman Koadstprs.For Prize List.
Entry Kur us and other pattieulars address
J. JOMETE DA VIES
ury. Menasses, \ ?.
Kutttts ci-ne luis IS Orel (?MM in pre
3cod Wheat Crups in Caroline
lu Moss iNe.-k oelgbbornood, Oerc
line county, the wheat is yielding
?nely From 40 acres Mr i. f
Gouldiu threshed o5u bushels, from 75
aores Mr O B (Jonway l.??u bushels
and fron. 80 an en Mr W. K aale 1,050
Messrs .1 VY l.afje mut J II l.afne
bave not threshed, but tneir erofM will
yield as much if uot more than those
gentleman named Caroline is alwav?
ahead on tobacco and this indicates
tbat she is well up ou wheat
Mr? Ke-nf-Pool? Mitchell I?-ail
Mrs Frank G M itchell,who was Miss
Bessie P^ole, formerly of this oounty,
died at her husband's home, in Ash
ville, N O . Wednesday, June ?it*.
The circumstances attending her
death are peculiarly std A y mug.
bright and happy woman, having been
married little over a year, was stricken
down, and her physioans in order to
save her life, advised an immediate op?
?ration The operation was performed,
and she lived through it, bat blood
poisoning set Id and although all that
medical skill oould do was done, death
resulted. 8he was a most estimable
woman und well known in this city,
having visited here frequently and re?
sided here for a short time.
Ex-Oongreesman Meredith bee very
jnuob improyed in beoltb.
I.uta' and Current Coraroettb.
Miss Lizzie Uarmli hael 1, U yesterday
for Atlantic Oitj
Mi Use H rsb boa returned frotn a
tjus.utss trip to Baltimore.
?r R B Ounulobael, of Washing
t a. .-p'-dt Snnda> in the city
Mr Silas Btaples oi Kill? '
Court tha?e, w?- m t uvu M ?ni?y
Mo srs. J il snd W W William*,
of Washington, ate ?pending In? itta
Miss Carrie !>?? "t Beltinsore, is
th,. guest ol Mi David Birsh and
Mr B mjamln l Unie, of Washing
Ipenl Suit'Uy lure with his
Oommon wealth's Attorney W. A
Ruae, ' : King ?e? t, v auty, was In
the olty yesl
Mr 1, L Banman, nl Baltimore, la
visiting bis motber ami will celebrate
in-* birthday berc today.
Mrs Evelyn 11 Wolta and daughter,
Miss Minnie, hare gone to Williams
barg on an ? atended vi-it
? icksbnrg l< ind pi lyed in
tbe 1'iii. last mgbt for the benefit of the
i Idition to the Kenmore Shoe
Fautorj ni- i' en completed and ma
I'bin? ty i- being m ?rel into it
i,l in and Mrs L I
. slerday to spend a
mouth ?t K'l.t"ti, K ekuigham county,
Mr and Mi- J In. H (?ayle. of
Rieb m tud, spent Sunday In lbs olty,
tbe guests I Mayor a:ni Mrs A 1'
Beautiful ginghams, tiguicd pii|ues,
click muslin, dotted muslins and wash
if all kind* n '\s being opened M
K 1 B *'.. -
Mr M \ l?i in paon of Bpotsjl
van la ? farmei aged v;i fears, died at
R Ibury" Sunday
m rning, iftei , long 11
Mi sars R \ Mi acure and W H
Moneare, of Stall 'rd. were m town yes
1 -?? rep ut!* tli** farmer-? busv
with tr.i'ir bay and corn crops
Mr M C l'h tnp-'ii. the popular
and efi I i ?hange Ho
tel, h *? i -iti in to travel
klrini i' firm snd will leers In
New lint t Ladies Mu-lm Under
ees i in ifnl Nee 11 irmenta jost
w ? t th? fact ry Every garment a
bargain ?.' ne and see them . I
Mi<- '?! i li i I .? i 'hoi ?il w h , !
I . -r f Mis
A ir i I i her
b< in n ?r M ni iss,- in l'i m.'- w
M ??--?- R ?Wletl & ?J ailri I
?t.. , iwei part ol th? i: il
t 'ii building t, P -- \, ii street
R tu '?
Frld iy ni| ..,-?-.- n,
? p ti m a rra'ti al Ibe
.;, ami braia :
Mary Wiikius, a le-p.-. i.-.i pointed
.? . itj died n
,: tl? sdv im ??'! ige ' 1 90
Mias i Whit- u.,k,
tbe brain rbursday last She w&s 41
i ten and two
brothers Fanerai Services were held
nt Betnel Bapttal churob Saturday.
Mist I-, and Mary Helen
Hsrdin i\ liege, Mexico,
Ma, after a visit of several weeks in
Kentucky with friends, will spend the
remain lei of the summer with their
Mr II Winner, in tins city.
' Sidmy Linier, the Mostea] Poet"
j t of ?ti enjoyable lecture
at the Court M ?use to the Normal
when Priday night by I'resi
i|-':t P P Ramsay, ol Freilern-ksburg
, will n . i al ?1 ,11'- Dm* Store the
-' m ment of sick room
il I water b it!lee, air pil
; ? -, f ontain and bulb syringes, rub
i,er t,. i pena - t( rubber face Lotties,
atomiz r* and all appliances needed
either by physician or patient
ipp tinted for that
pnrpos - ? i day and decided to
-' .ml go ahead with
the work of enlarging the Sunday
school t " m al lbs Methodist church
A report will soon 1>*< made to the of?
ficial 1> ard
Mr A M Darner wan the lowest
biddei "ii tbe w ,tk uf remodelling the
Christian church here and ths commit?
tee has awarded bim the contract for
all tbe wi ik ? x "pt the front, the con
struction of which will be determined
apon later Mr Garner will begin
work t m h o
ring teachers have arrived
tinos i or laal Issus and are attending
th? uormal Miss Lisais T. Allison,
Culpeper, boarding at Mrs. Lioa
Sioroki Miss Fannts M I.owman.Har
risonburg, Va,, at College; Miss Lucy
C. Powell, Spotaylvauia, at Mrs
? - N toholson's
Dr J S Dill's wrmoo at the Bop*
11st i horch Bnnday morning, which
was ?in able and appropriate one, was
di llvi dly to the teachers who
ate atti-uding the normal.and was replete
with wise suggestions to them. A
crowded h use listened attentively to
Mr Win H Chambers, Aaditor,Florida
Bast Coast Kail way, Florida East
Ooeet Steamship C >mpany and Jackson?
ville Terminal Company, and stationed
at St Angnatine, Fla , arrived here
Sttuniav night and will spend several
day? His wife and daughter are
spending the summer here
Liura Annette, tbe :i months old
daughter of Mr and Mrs John Pettit,
lied Saturday evening The funeral
M *t the borne on Main street
Sunday afternoon ut B o'clock, Rev. J.
P StOI . by Kev Dr J 3. Dill
and Kev Cephas Shelburne, oondmting
the ?ervKe^, nffer which the remains
were Interred In the City Cemetery.
The first of the simmer union ser?
vices was Inld a: the Presbyterian
ehutch Sunday night A very largo
and ?en ?? was in attendance and Ke?
Dr B W M b u,?? preached an interest?
ing di< 01 8 ThS other ininisters
pr< -' nt and taking part in the services
wer.' Kev. Dr J S Dill, Kev J P
Stump and R"V ?'-phis Shelburue.
Qen H O vright, retired. Chief of
Engineer? of United States Army from
l->7!< to 18H4, dud at Washington. D.
C , on Sunday H? cimmauded the
Sixth Corps in the civil war and made
a tine tree rd, and was in the battle of
Wilderness. He was 79 years old. He
was i m , I the Incorpnratnrs of the
Frederi. k-tiurg Battlefields Park.
Excursion to Old Point.
A committee appointed by the Meth
o list Sunday sohnol and church will
ro'i an euurstqa July 20th to Newport
News, Himpton and Old Point via
Richmond .ver the ti ,F. & P. and O.
& O R K at the rate of $2 00 round
trip to seals! in raising a fund fot
the enlargement "f tho?r Sunday aohool
Frederiiksburg.Va .June 30th,1899.
The K . F. * P. freight depot will be
dosed on July 4th, 1899.
O. O. Cox,
Bio Fire ai spoi
STORE MILL. TWO DWrLLIrtt?b ANO
a. CHURCH BURNED
Lota Estimated at Naarl, 1 eu Tti?'U?auJ
Bpeoial t i be l"res Lan. a
Sp 'tsylvania C. H , July t, '00.
This morning at 10 o'olOCk sparks
from a wheat thiesliing niacliiii.' M
gine. m the field In rear of the. store of
Thomas H. Marris, ignited lbs build?
ing Ths tire, when discovered, show?
?.I a Bams the aies of a men's hand
Before it DOUld be reached it had broken
out and burns 1 so fiercely thai ail efforts
to stop it were unavailing Tbe ston
was soon a nasa Of 11 ?mes, which
qniokly oanghl the griat mill, belonging
to Mi Ha i >ining tbe ab re
l'his soon was destroyed, and the Are
continued its w irk tu tli" bums Of Mr
Marcus \\ Knighton, Which was also
destroyed The Christian Obarch.near
by was also bo rued Tbia church waa
built in 1855, and was connected with
many historic Incidents of tii" war.
The high wind prevailing censed much
anxiety for the otherbuildiugs, bul the
efforts i f the people who were ase m
bled toi oourt prevented farthei damage
The lost on the property and stock of
Mr Harris la W 000, on wbicb there is
no insurance Mr Knigbton's I"--- Is
|800 ; Insured for $135 Tbe Christian
church w?s rained at r' 000 Only the
walls an- stau ling No Insurance It
will take fj 00 to n plat ? it 0 imper?
atively no stock or furniture was saved
from any of the boildings burned
The postofrl '? w i- ! gated iu Hams'
store As *^>\\ as the fire w 11
sred Postmaster Voorhees collected
everything belonging t i U except one
book and m i toapls f I ifety.
D i,bu Wtdu.og at Nse up Cbureb
Wheelrr Wr;<h' Puisirt-R :b,n?on.
t . - I i
. ?I- ti t ? \ *
' I . the . ,-.? ,.,.( a Iding
t . k pian ii Sea it : r-hui i.
11, ? e mti tel inn Mr
! .\'; ighl Hi I M . ? i K
Wbe 'ier. and Ml ?* ?rge 11 K binst n
and M f the
\ I Dill h l
I :,- rhurch .%.?- srtiatl . .?
with evergreen? and daisies It wu*
tenu* I ? I lisy m itrl ?ge i he fini to
ent.-i the ' fini 'h h is M -- Vloletta
i and hei sisf,.r Miss Mary, as
mal l t b mor, pre reded by the ushers,
Messrs I fl ?er, Edgar Osmmaok,
N r Lacy and .1'lin Hicks, where
they wet" met by the groom, and lu
best man, Mr, ii ury Wesley Wright,
and the offlalating olergvmen,Ret i.
J H ?ley Tu- mus? ? was S a
rendered bj Mi i. J P H H idsy, it
l. v. let n
The se ?ood oonple entered the ? bnrob
to the inspiring strains f Mendelssohn's
wedding march, the following being
the order of the bridal parts The
ushers, Mr Harry Brown and N T
Lacv, preceding the bridesmaids, and
gro imsmen, who came In
Mis? Laey IC \Villoanhhy. baodiom?
ly draped In pink mgettdls an I pink
ribbons, accompanied by Mi Aquila
Spindle, Mi-n F.inm.i Lewis In pink
organdie and pink ribbons, entered
with Mr K H Krumley Next the
lovely little tl w.-r ?iris, Miases Lncy
Lewis a. d Carrie Humphries draped In
white d itted muslin each carrying
baskets, of dasies, The bride, Miaa
Getrude 11 Dillird, handsomely at?
tired In white organdie, brides veil,
orange blossoms, carrying brides rosee,
entered leaning on the arm I 1 Mr
Lewis, who was best man, and the
gro. tn, Mr Qeorge H Robiosoo, with
his sister, Miss Lucy Robinson, maid
of honor She was draped in lavender
organdie, They were met at the altar
by their beloved pastor, who perform?
ed the ceremony in an impressive man?
lb* Old Officers Re slacted
i. he Cuy Council assembled in an?
nual session Friday morning with
Mayor A P. Rowe, presiding, and
the following members present : Messrs.
Willis, Wroten, Knight. M.Craoken,
Bradley, E nbrey, Line, Hirkitnp.
Cole, Chancellor, R?#e and ii Mild
There being no opposition the old offi?
cers were unanimously ree'e^ted as
Clerk of Council?James P Corbin.
Collector of City Taxes?A P Rowe,
City Surveyr s S Bradford
Clerk of Market?Simuel Fitzhugh.
Weigher and M?asnrer of O ?al and
[nspeotorof Lumber?Jo'in F. Qould
Superintendent of Alms li .use?J
City Scavengers- bower Ward. James
Shelton ; Upper Ward. James A Stone.
?Polios Offteere?0, A Core, J H
Ribinson, W R Hall and W N
Salaries were fixed as follows :
Treasurer, 1500; Mayor, #4<>0 ; Cimis
sioier of Revenue f?oO; Clerk of Coun?
cil, $75 ; Superintendent of Alma House,
1100; Clerk of Market, $75.
Stonewall Council, No 14. Jr C U A.
M , at a tegular meeting held last
Friday night, elected the following
ofti ;ers for the ensuiug term :
W. H. Merchant, councillor ; R B
MtiOalley, vice councillor; R. L. Wil?
liams, recording secretary ; O. E. Lay
ton, assistant reoording secretary : J.
L Brooks, financial seotetary : J. W.
Baker, treasurer ; L A. Wooding, war
den; Eunis Mills, oonduotor : A. B.
Botts, Jr., inside sentinel: William
Penn,| outside sentinel ; E. A. Br?lle,
trastee; John L Brooks, representa?
tive to the Grand Lodge.
The Installation of officers will take
plaoe next Friday night.
A Slap at Martin
The Northern Neck News i>n?IM">d
,?t Waranw, a d ?Oougreeaia ui J*n ?'
home organ, la Its leading Mil il to
it? lest iasue ?ays
"Ihere f?*ero? to be some friuti 'ii In
the running of Senator Martin ? u iltti
cal machine. Iu the division of th??
Census Supntvliijrships "f Virginia
between the Republican ati.i Den
tio parties, which the President lefl i
the two Senators and Republioan I
utive. Committee, the second ?. ngre?
aioual Disttict fell to the Democrats
Ihe lion W A Young, ol Norf ilk
city, is ths Demooratio Represert
hUlVe "f that Distil f. and It w IS
generally understood (hat to him w oil I
i?e aooorded the oourtesy of naming the
supervisors Indeed) the Senators
wrote him a J int letter an.I as|?. d that
be do s,,, bul it now turns out that
Senator Martin siso requested Mr l'ii ?
t"tl Day,of the county "t Uleul Win tit .
who happens to be the Senator's fathei
in-law as well as his personal and p li
tiool repr?sentative m Ihe seoond Dia
it i t, to non in ite the ? apervis ir Rep
reeentative Y inng ba* sent m tin
?f a Mr Whitehead, of Norfolk, and
Mr Day's selection is on" H K Smith
of Nans,?m..n.I county A correspon?
dent of th.' Riehmond Times
writes that this little iuoldenl
"promises to develop into a political
i-sne of magnitude in the Congressional
District,'' and that Senator Martin is
being severely oritioUed because he
reqaested ins father in-law " to nomi?
nate Mi Smith This seme correepon
denl also Kives, aiiIi some Interesting
detail, the lessons which KtUated Sen?
ator Martin in desiring the appointment
i Mr Smith rather than that of H
head, who has the endorsement .f
ins Ooogressman The county of
?i 'iid \a in a district wherein a
vtat' senator is to he elected this
fall, and Col. R h Boykio is Sena?
tor Martin's candidate Cul. Boykin
is a tine talk?-.' and an old and ex
perienced member of the Legislature,
ami Senator Martin is particularly mx
ions that Ii" should be returned to the
The county of Nsnsemond m
which Mr Smith reel I
feotoi in the p 'luios i ; tbe rhlrtj
ond Senatorial District, and hence Its
nineteen deleg ites are gre u
b] the Martin c m bin it ion It t
obarged that Mr Wbll
?r ide : fl for th" N tut m >ud delega
tii n. Senat r Mi
ihre? i p itii'i m i mi, I
that os a m in i pal itoi In
' il ; but I poll!
m winch he h ?- in. Ii
the N ,if ilk dut i it wt uld s ? m t
indicate th ?t the ? th ??? bi fa i
n- -- b ??? i.n osrtled t k) fai
listri t mputed t.. be
m.? inii" c ?trolled l hese in
., f trusts I
trn-t is ( plai t t?f SUOb noi
o, io ret il uriah In^tl
Virginia Oen, Mahone, ,? m ?
atniity. oourage, Infinite tes?n i
gnat energy, discovered this truth I ?
f .re he pais"d from the p ?Htioal -
and v?, h ?t may not Ban ?tor Martin <*?
AN ATTRACTIVE fcXCURSION
Up iba K*ppabaun?ck Rlv?r on Wedn.>?
day. July Bib. at Hair Kate? from All
Landlnc- to Predarlck-burrc and iUturn
The Bostnees Men's I - lation "f
Prederlcksburg, bem^ very desirous "f
cultivating business and social relations
\Nltll the people alollj; ttlld l?d J .1' '? Il t t I
the various landings on tin- river, have
arranged for the above excursion with
the Weems Line >.f tteamera, and most
Q .rdially Invite f.ne and all to avail
?elves of this opportunity t<> \i-it
this business ami historical town
This beiug one of the most delightful
seasons for a little outing for young and
'ild, and ev?TythitiK will be done by the
oittxens generally to add to the pleasure
Remember I Wednesday, July ?th,
from all landings. Ketnrning Thurs?
day, July Mb at 4 :?JU p m sharp
'the Secretary of the State B Mud of
D.tital Examinera has finished grading
the papers of applicants who were exam ?
ined in Kiohmoud, June |., u; Thir?
teen will be licenced to practice, among
them J O. King .Fredericksburg , John
P. Oostenhader, Potomac Mills, and
F. O Mooklar, King George
Henry B Plant's estate, rained a,
about 18,000,000, is left in trait for wid?
ow, son end grandson.
At Elgehtll, King George county,
Henry H Howland bas been appointed
postmaster vice John R. Baker, re?
Dr. Fred Downing, of Downing'*,
Richmond county, has accepted a p -i
tion as vaccinating surgeon In Danville,
f .r next month
President MKiuley ha? presented to
M Cimbon, Ihe French Ambassador, a
handsome silver loving cup, in recog?
nition of his services in restoring peace
between the United States and Spain.
Dr Win. T. Fleet died at his home
at Walkerton, King and Qeeen, last
Saturday of paralysis. He would have
been ?-eventy-eight years of age in Au
gust. He leaves a widow, a sister of
Oapt A. F Bagby, and six children
three sons and three daughters Dr
Fleet was born and raised in King and
i,? icen county.
A robbery was commit ted in Madison
near Nethers Post-office, a few nights
ago Albeit Mitchell, a farmer, kept
his money in a wooden chest in the
upper storv of his house. During the
night thieves, by means of a ladder,
gained access through the second-story
window and rifled the chest of about
$500 in paper money and a considerable
sum in silver. Suspicion punted to
parties, and warrants wete issued for
their arrest, and they were committed
to the jail at Madison.
Fourth of July Excursion Rates.
July 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th we will
sell round trip tickets to Washington,
Alexandria and all points on the R.,
P & P. R. R. Fare to Washington
12.20, Alexandria il. 95 and to Rich?
mond $2.60. Tiokets will be good going
only on date of sale, and for continu?
ons pasaage In each direction. Final
limit to return July 7th, 1899.
je22tju4 0. 0. Cox, Agent
ft te I
MIO Main Street.
?vtaeo's Old Stand).
A few prices I" t on? buaiuesa dur?
ing the .lull season
Prunes ,?? pouu .
Plain and Mi?, d Candy m lb
Large h >\ Lye io
i,iimp Btarob la lb
Alabaster star, h, with Blueing, and
Wei lc poel '
Corn Search 4c.
L ?rue boxes Mat, h - m : dozen
for see .
Wooden Wash Boards
Cloth 's Tins i" dosen
Cold.lei's Bhoe N lile le b*?x
Ink le, b .til.?
Bu velones ?!<? package
Paper ;i and ?.? aulrt
Armour's Key Boup '-' ft
Our Favor, , 3 ip, Ii bars fur 25o.
Phis on >l,l w -il seasoned BOOp and
only limited tjuantity in stork ami
, anno! be sold agola at the pi li a
i .i bargains m
I'm were, Dry < ?? .? ?? i-*, Notions, Bta
Country merohants will do well to
g-t mir lii/uiCH to the trade before buy
Don't f rget the place,
s Old Stand
FIGURE IT OUT.
A Penny ^ved
|^ ,| Peqny Xfnde.
bundr. I i ? ? ,?t big
It w m . a long to
l '.i rdi i -
In I Line
In barrel- and - ? *-. uf m It M it II
o t -
i be best brandi of
at pri?es that RTS ne ?r i
wblofa will please both in quality and
";.: ?-.::; ?t:;: id Molasse:
at a tow prie
Canii" I Vegetables.
. ' inned M
Brooms, Hi usher,
? i ,11 Dost,
Laundry anil rollet Soaps.
All at Ihn Lowesl Possible
Ti ice1. Satisfaction guar?
anteed or vour money
Remember, I sell th* best at
Baled Hay, Mill Feed, Corn.
W. L. 8URRUSS.
Death of Mrs. Soathwjrth
Washington, July 1?Mrs Enami D
E N Southworth, the authoress, died
aere last Uigbi About a month ago t-he
was prostrated by heat Owing to ad
v ?n?".1 age, she was unable to re,-up
erate from the aft iel
.SKETCH OF ME* SOUTH WO ETB
Sixty novels are a convincing d?mon?
stration of Mrs Sonthworth's great re
sources, her hold on public favor and
her capacity for unceasing hard work
For a period covering perhaps 20 yearn
she was as widely known and as highly
esteemed as any Amerioan writer if fie
ti' n, and this popularity continued un
til advanced age and loss of physical
vigor made the writing of new novels
impossible. Her books were BBOet wide?
ly read about 1870. Maoy wero trans
lated into German, French and Span
lab, and also had a wide circulation In
Mm BouthW >rth was the daughter of
Oapt Charles L Nevltte, of Alexan?
dra. Va. She was bon in George?
town, Den. 2tJ, 1810, and spent the
great-T part of her four score years
within sight of the cap?tol. For tbe
past ;0 ye ?r? her home h is been a small
ootfa:re overlooking the IVomac and
with n easy rea-h of Georgetown Col?
"I have used Chamberlain's Cough
Remedy la my family for years and al?
ways with good results," says Mr. W.
B. Guiper of El Kio, OeL "For small
i hildren we find it especially effective "
For Kaie by M. M Lewis, Druggist.
<i / xyler will attend the Prince
Willi im horse show at Manassas and
be the fjoeet of Mr. J B Thornton
Adjutant General Corbin has Issued
an order prohibiting employes of tbe
War D ipartment from giving Informa?
tion to newspaper representative*
3"IESj Open and Top
Two Car Loads Just lleceived
Chancellor & Rawlings,
FARMERS SUPPLY STORE.
CORRECT SPRING STYLES
linn lii.iii this stock. Come, ii you can reach us, If not send us your orden
T. N. BRENT.
l'or i;* al Honest \ ?lu..-, we believe onr 'leas oome nearer accomplishing the above result than an? goods offered you
tlsewhere In Fredericksburg, I lur - di are si i lily increasing and our customers are becmiug better and better pleased
rtith tin- Tees we supply Ibern with
I ,n ? (Iholcesl I lunp iwder.
Ihoicest i lunp >wl"r
II ti?*-* Fermosa i B!a< '
*i (Hi Choicest Oolong (Blook) . M | Choicest Ceylon-In.ha
,. I m. si English Breakfast
! lie.. . 1 00
Finest Be*??n (for Ice Tea)...
Choicest Blend 'fur Ice Tee)
Oui Teas are can fully selected, heavy bodied, tweet drawing, clear liquor and fr.ijvrant, aud will undoubtedly de
?ighl the most skeptical and exacting tea drinker.
" It pays to buy the best."
W. L. BRAN NAN
cat: ? '11 you good
at reasonable prices. A
full line of
OPEN AM) TOP BUG
AM) SUBBIE8 on band.
Give the-m a call.
::: & * SMlNNMHrt'lN
B7e yive yr,n a six months' guarantee
n m the mannfontory on every refriger- \
| at t from fi 69 up. Don't bny until you |
tee our linee, Manufacturer's Agents.
Ice Gleam Freezers,
REMEMBER, wehave the NEWEST DESIGNS OF MAT
\ TING that have ever been showu in Fredericksburg, and at LOW
[ Prices i^pjajsj
918 MAIN BIK?BT, FRBDEBICK8BURQ, VA.
W. A. BELL & BRO.,
THEY ARE CHEAPER NOW.
We have Dot as Large a stock of Summer Lawns, Organdies and P. K., and thin fabrics as
?re bad a month ago, bnt wj bave a choice lot, and have
Reduced Prices to Make a Clean Sweep.
Shins Waists from 25o. up. Crash Skirts from 29c. up. Our Millinery Department is com
plete in its Mid-Summer speciulti?-s, and solicit a call and surn we can supply you with your
Dress Goods and Millinery at the lowest prices at
924 MAIN STREET. H lHwli O?
Esv. Thnmai Dix?)n'?i Parchase
Gloucester O. H., July l. ?Kev.Thoe.
DiXOn, .Ir , the lecturer and evangelist,
who has been living at Onpe Charles,
has purchased the hsndeorns esteta El
mitigton, a' the bead of North river, In
$100 Reward. 1100.
The read.-rs of thl* paper will be please?! to
leiirn that then' ?sat ;. ;.-t one ?treed ?id
that gel.'i..e hut been able to cure m all its
? .m i that Is Catarrh. Hall's Catarro.
? the only positlvs cure now known to
th ? u el mJ fraternity. Catarrh beinsjaooo*
stjAutlonal disease, r quires constitutional
?it. Hall's Catarrh Care Is taken tn
terni? ly, inII if directly lip n the hl.10,1 nn,i
' the i? item, tino -
f the foundation of the disease,and
rtvlnc the pal ?th !?>? building np
-titm 1,.n Ht,.i assisting nature i" .l'.inir
in work The proprietors have ho bu h faith
in it- curative powers, tt.o they offer One
linn red Dollars for any cate that it laiuto
cure. Send lor llatof TestiSBOUl
Address, f.J CHENBY* CO., Toledo, O.
Hall's Family Tills an- tl
I. uisa county lias selected a Mr. Poo:
OS superintendent of the nmnty tiooi
The Hadisoa Free i're?.>i says: "Oui
fanners ate threshing the golden grain
good yield.? reported ?quality ft'st-clase '
Admiral Schley oelehrated the nava
victory of July i, 1800, with the i flioeri
a .d crew of the cruiser Brooklyn al
New York ou yesterday.
Judge Wm. O. Williams is announce?)
as a candidate from Orange for ie-elec>
tinn to the Hjuse of Delegales, subject
to the action of the Democratic party.
The Southsi le Sentinel aiys : "Judge
Jos Christian is the guest of his
brother. Dr. Christian. Judge Chris?
tian has lost a good deal of thev?vaclty
for which he was once so noted, because
of bad heaUh "
I* is ?aid that an advance of IS cents
a ton has been made in anthracite coal
at both eastern and western points, tak?
ing effect on Jnly 1. Another advanoe
is contemplated for September 1 or Oc?
tober i, at tbe lateat.
In the County Court ?.f Patrick
county last Saturday six white men
were oonvil t' ti of murder in the second
degree in lynchiug a white man, for
attempted criminal ?i'sault on a young
lady Pocket! was a discharged lunatic.
One whs given six and the others five
rears Seoh In the penitentiary. The
jury were out only thirty Batoutee,
This i? Hrtid to be the first case if its
kind in Virginia
The Chesapeake Watchmao says that
ferrie? are Ol B?V d m Lancaster. ' 'There
should be a l.-ry fr. in Milieubeck to
Oarrotoman Point, on Wecuis side.
There should he u ferry from Weems
Wharf, vin J dm Neck Point to Mes
Mck's factory on Irvingtcn side, and
ther?> should be a bridge across " Old
Mill " branch .f Carter's cteek, thereby
connecting White Stone with Irving
ton. In addition to the above, there
?hjuld he a ferry from McKenney's
Btore on west side of Kastern Branch
Of the Currotomon river to " Half Way
Point." oo seat side if name branch. '
The first new wheat received at Balti?
more this year came frota Northumber?
land and l he samples unusually dry
fot early wheat They were plnmp
and well developed, with a bright am
ber color, aod exceptionally free foom
is that when her
will be fully realized if she wiL
prepare herself during pregnancy
with MOTHER'S FRIEND, the
widely-known external liniment
which so many women use. It not
Only paves the wey for easy de?
livery, but Insures strength and
vigor to the new-born.
Sal? ey Dratftsta arSIa kettle.
??t t? ?t ft? iM?w>i *? km ??mat rasca*,
ras ssAortiu? Metrum oo, aUuk e*. J
A Eefeae Is Middles?.
Stormont, July 1, 99?Rev John
Shackford. a ministerial student at
Randolph-Macon College, has been
visiting his uncle for several daya in
lower Middlesex. He got Oapt. Mar
chant to agree to take him over to Ao
"comac conuty. where his father has a
circuit. They started Thursday In a
canoe, when they got hslf way across
th'- biy a storm capsized the boat and
they had to cling to the bottom of the
h .at for three or four hours before
Oapt. Hndgins, of the steamer Obese
peake, lying in the mouth of the Rae
pahannook, spied them, and steamed to
their rescue and took them off, bot
lost the canoe, as the wind was high.
For Ovsr rifty Tsars
Mrs. Wlnslow's Soothing syrup has
boon used for over fifty years by mil?
lions of mothers for their ohlldren
while teething, with perfect success. It
soothes the child, softens the gums,
allays all pains, cores wind oolio, and
Is the best remedy for Diarrhoea. It
will relieve the poor little sufferer Im?
mediately. Sold by Druggists in every
part of the world. Twenty-five cents
a bottle. Bo sure and ask for 'Mrs.
Winslow's Soothing Syrup."
Wheat, 60 to TO ; oorn,43 to 45,meal 90
tolOO per 100 pounds ; oats, 87 to 90 ;
fowls (live), 8 to 6}? ; spr?ug chickens,
11 to 12 cts. per lb. ; lard, ?
to 8; eggs, ll>2 to 12 ots. ; butter
15 to 20; hams, 9 to 10, Irish
potatoes, 50 to ?30 ; beef, 3 to 8*? : veal
4 to 4!? ; Pork, 4 to 4% ; bides
(green),6to7;hides (dry).8 to 10;hl?les
(green) salted. 7 to H
Wool?Unwashed, 19 to 19^ ?washed,
22 to 25
The oraln st?rket.
The grain markets olosed yesterday
Chicago? Wheat, Jone 71%; July
72 ; Sept. 78^ ; Oorn, June 84 ; Joly
Uk ; May oats, 84.
New York?Southern wheat, 75 to
80 ; Southern corn, 40 to 41.
Baltimore -Southern wheat, 70 to 76 j
Southern oorn, 40 to 41.
Riohmond?Wheat, 70 to 75; oorn,
49 to 43.
Aleeandrla?Wheat, ?6 to 70 j awa.
40 to 41.