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Devoted to the Agricultural, Commercial and Hanufacturing Interests of Fredericksburg and the Tidewater and Piedmont Country.
Vol. 16.-NO. 103 Fredericksburg, Va? Tuesday, October 2, 1900. price 3 Cents Railroads. _ Schedule in Effect May 27, 1900. LEAVE NiCHMQIM . BYRD STREtT STATION 900 A. M.. XOIirOLK LI ' ? ? riy. i.'i?l Suffolk. S? .i?? t cket aln. 9:05 ?.. M . TUR CHICAGO KXPHRSs, and ..- u. i Kno\. ^^^^^^ 3;i5 f. ?- Arrive? Nor! - tlekete tins treib lhroi.?/h v?>aeli to V . rxt-* ? ?em h 6'50 I'. M , K?>r Suffolk, Norfolk, and In t?*rim .it Nortolk at . . M. 9!10 P. s'.. For : toanoke I'hrtttH ? ir.or, snd III - ? Kicbsaoadand Lym-Utiunr. and ?ertha rv?viy :??r?v? M. Aleo, Trains arm and the West dally at '.. ?t A M. an?! -t at 11 1" A. M? 11.li A. M.. an.I?. "? I'. M. WAQNBK, M't A*? lit. C 11. II rA ST. H IUA ill re, Vu. nySS Potomac, t'redericksburg ANDPIEDMONT RAILROAD Ck'hi-du.c ! Na. 1. ARB, ?-No-* Frederioksburi Whits" ? Mine Road Kobey's ??rvlll? Airich Kiirriso? Brock Road Stephens Parker New Hope ,ier Hi ynolds Verdi?* rs ville l.a Fayette Union Till* Sason Taylor Orauge 5:01 8 5? 2. Si ?i m S: 10 1:57 l:S5 1:*> 1:18 1:06 12-.5U p m p n? p m p m p m p m p m p m p m p m p m p m V * P ? p m p m p m p m Oonn?BCtions at Fmiencfcsbnrg. with K. F. A F. R. R., and Weems ?Steamboat Co. At Orange with ?Sonthero and Cheeapease A Ohioll. R. The only line to the ChanoellortvUle snd W?SrA.Ae. Dally ??ptBun BBuaern^? RIUHARI)8> fjsn'l Manager. ?Tram No. 2 leav? Orange the 4th Mondsy in ?each month at 3 p. m._ SOUTHERN RAILWAY. Schednle in Affect June 17. IJ?0 All train? *'r-ve ht and ?lepart from ^.riT-lH^-SS!^. Charlotte snd way Vutlon.; connecting at Calverton fSr Warw?ton at Manawaa for Strasburg in.i H?i?riionim? ?lailT andS-aunton week d2?s sU^chSSg with the Norfolk and wEteA.W te Beano*, ^da?yfo* Bonthweet and with L. A O. R- B. aauy io OTATR8 FAST M Alt carrieli Pullman, VJtLn Sew York and Washington- to ?kwnTl ne, viBHBvannah. ?"y*?^ tobuiTwith P?"S?n ?l*Tr o'0' Knot ville and Hot Springs ?. 0. Kno* ??n ?lamer for Augnsta end Birmingham; Scf.?oKibU. wuT*^? lor Charle? toil["and WM* days for East Radford, \ a. wtf?rM^iSiif-UH?? for???* Tilt oineeting at 1*1 verton for Warren t0i 01 P M.-L-ocal tor Strasburg and Her- ! '^^?ffi^'ar&iott^iiie. ; *-a?-^;??t ( alverton for Warrenton. "awF? da S Hew Tor? and Florida ?swrass' Pullman Buffet Sipping Cais, New York and Washington to fort Tampa, via Jacksonville, and to August* via ^.?iw. with connection for Alken. Tn?'oo^htojTckwnville. Dining Car "Vif* P. M. daily, Washington and flhsManooga Limited, via Lynchbnrg, with J??lf?w York aud Washington to ?a55.hi.?!d New Orleans through lJrjetol Through coach to Memphis. Parlor ?mi oSservation Car between Bedford, Va., ??S AuSla Ala. Dining ?Car service. 10-45 FM (UUJ, " WASHINGTON ill HiinTH VVKSTK?k, VHsTIBULKD UM* l?SSr Smoomx of Pullman Vestiblled Hirnen. DinmgCara and Day Coaches Pull ~^iu?mers New York to Nashville, T."?.8Sa??heTlK Knoxv?le ?tad Chat iumhkNiw York to M?amphis, via Birm taffi New York to New Orleans via At ?Sa and Montgomery. Pullman Library ??nd Observation car between New York and Washington and Maoon. Veatibulwl Day 0<>acb, Washington to New Orleans Dining ^uneet^Pereonally Oondncted Tourists Excursion. Through Sleeper on this train ??ry Monday, Wednesday and Friday from Washington to ?San Francise? with ont ohange. Leave Richmond at 11.00 P. M. Tntason th? Narrow ?ange reach Orange *Tr?mVo? the Southern Railway pae. ?Orange DAitv as follows: ?"SftTwl.M. .137*.? ?a. rat?, lar.p fold-are and sl?sepln? om spaoB apply to nearest Southern Railway Agent, or ?RANK B.GANNON.3rd V.Pr?es?* aen.Mgr I M GULP, TratHo Man?^r W A TORR Ueneral Passenger ARent. li'a BBOWN. General Agent, U "? WAHHINi.TON, D. 0 G, To Hot Springs. n?MOINNATI, I.OUMVILI.E. CHICAGO ?ING OT. LOUIS ANDTHK WEBT. TaBBaosTsrr abdOwioksit Root? to TM WiST. The moit direct ?nd popular route to Old Point and Norfolk. TRAINS LKAVK DOBWELL. VA. -z-??t??a No. o. ?o. i. ?No. 8 October 1. im. ?^ p?ly lM[j ?-?v--?-Tr--;,.,111-114 a ;U7 f?ii:t?P I? 35 P 6:38 A 10 3OP 7:3f?A icitf P 7: I? A JUT. Doewei?. ^?a?S^?oVg?;.::.? ? va-Ho-iBprlnKB. . ?? White ?utybvm^^^^^ ** ?onoeverte.. ? ? ? Cincinnati. ?. LoxliUTt?-?. - LoolBTllle. ?? Ghtoago. at. Lonls ;il):17 1* SriWA 11.-00 A 7:16 A ?1:56 P! 7*)-? for ?? Ml. Will?. Tima marked t daily exoapt Bunday. ?SnXa^pin? ban on Nos. ? and 8 ??t^etanatl and Ix^by^.? TBAJ1 Jl.ii POINT AND RFOLK. rT"r>osweii.-.. Ai.metoBoa?. ??.Richmond -?_.-?? Ai. Newport News ?. Old Point. ???]l^i?JJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJJ "*?i?i t*r??ns* loare O-oawo!. 7 JO P. st., TJG A M l *h? P at iOO A M I fc? P M ?MM A M ; J40PM ?. M i; t ' P M ? M I i: ?'. P M -------------- - pM Stop, Look and Think! As these great mid-summer offerings demand the consideration of every wide-awake, economical buyer. From now until September 1st we are go? ing to use our big knife in slaughtering prices on all Summer Goods. We want to clear our store of everything pertaining to summer, and the exceed? ingly low prices will move them hurriedly. So don't delay, come at once, so we can show you what we advertise. Here are a lew of our ?avora ble selle. I'J o. I'laxl (.'rash at 8ie. Fancy Lawns II 5 ? F ?ii.'y Lawn? al l'mbrellas at 1 doz. Cakos Toilet Soap for 17 You will be surprised to see what great values we are giving our trade. So don't forget the place. S. G. WALLACE, Main and Commerce Streets. PRSDSRICK8BUH0, VA Don t forget our Trunk Department, Medical College of Virginia. Sixty-third Session will commence October 2,1900. Mfdical Graded Course, four years, $0,"? 00 per ?MM.OB. Dental Graded Course, throe years, 16600 per session. Pharmaceutical CourM, two years, $G0 00 per session. Graduation fee?? in Medicine and Deutistry, $30.00 ; in Pharmacy,$15 00 No extras. For further information and catalogue, address CHRISTOPHER TOMPKINS, 17 3m M. I).. Dean, Richmond, V?. ATTENTION. SHOE BUYERS I f 1 Ladiei' Oxford Ties at 50 cts. UJo* Ladies' Oxford Tie? at - oU Ladies' Oxford Tics at 40 ots We make tins a special sale for O? days Slaughter price?. We do not intend to hold one pair over this season. Tbe price asked for tbem Is much below ooat. Come and see what yon bay almost for nothing. HENRY WISSNER. M Main street. are better prepared to fill orders for their UNEQUALLED BRANDS OF FLOUR, which surpass any heretofore made. Fn-klen's Superlative Patent, Belmont Family, Bridgewator Family, (Silvei M-d*li, ll.'imont Best Extra. AUo Choice Granulated and PatMt Fnmily Meal?. All we ask is a trial to ennvinct?. Satisfac? tion guarantor!. Soliciting your orders. J. B. FICKLEN. Manager. aa21 ly ?be Smi?b typewriter offers to the oser of writing machines the best value .** possible to obtain. No type? writer can be made more carefully, or of better j* ??* material or have more intel? ligent expert inspection. No othsr typewriter offers so many real improvements, j* No other typewriter will do good work for so long a time? Let us mail our Illustrated Catalogue, Free.................. The Smith Premfer ta especially adapted to the "Touch System" of Type-writing. Sbc?. Sm?tb lprem?er ZsC?pewritct Co.* * Branch?Office 610 Eleventh street, n w., Washington, D. C. NEW FALL CLOTHING. Men and Hoya' Suite all styles and prices. i Children'?, Soli-?ol Suits and Extra Kuee Pisnta, H?U, Shirts, ?.?vorslls and Trunks at Lowest Pr'ecs. Alsoaxent tor Sweet, Orr A Co.'a I Paata and Coats and Overalls. Insurance. - A. B. Botts & Co. FIRS, LIFE and JCC1DEKTS USOR AICK?GEITS, Office : 813 Commerce Street. Represents sixteen first-class compan? ies. Ratos low ?as the lowest, and losses promptly adjusted and paid. W I REPRESENT ONLY THE Jp Best,Strong,Old Fire Insurance Co.'s of this oonntry and Europe. Assets over fifty million dollars. Low rates and just settlements. S. WILLIS HOWARD, IN8DRANCR AND COLLECTION AOENT. W". KL, BRTJLLB Confectioner and Baker, SIo.918 B Street, Frederlcksburs, Va. Give me a call when you want CONFECTIONS, ICE CREAM AND PA8TBT Orders always lecelvo prompt attention. "W. H. SRTTT.Ti'n, ROASTED AND ?RBEN COFFEE. FINE GOODS ONLY, and for those who can ap? preciate a fine article. MAGRATH & CHESLEY'S. Ne^ Spring Millinery. Wo enri show a very bande?me atock of Spring Millinery this s*?jon. Our atock la now complet?, and we will sell some good bargains in many things. In paying (sash for our goods and no rent to pay, we can afford to sell goods cheap. MRS. n. E. TOMPKINS, Main Stroe t 9 PI riW/PD*?? at greatly reduced prteaa, ruv YT I_.r*;o Wt. go,^ itrong% healthy plants safely by mall to all j?oetoii.oea. I'ur cr.aser s choleo of Varie.."?. 18 Choleo Koaoa for One Dollar. Oeraniems.CliryaanthbmumB, Fuaehlas, etc., 5 cents each. Our new Spring Catalogue sent freo. Ano Cut Flowera and Floral Designa at vory reasonable prices. Early Vegetable Plant?, J. FALM BE GORDON, Florist. Aahlsnd. v?. Osll at B.C. Ninde's store, Frederlckabnrg, get a catalogue and leave your order. GBO, FUBBMAN, Jr. JAMBS K, EVANS, FREEMAN & EVANS, QEJSrE^aix G^OCE^S, WESTEND, sTraAarloIubBxg Va. Highest oaah prloe paid fot ocmntry roduo*. Wood's Seeds. Every Farmer oopy ?if Wood's Autumn Catalogue ot SEEDS AND GRAIN For Fall pl.intinr- ItteUa??llaboat GRASS & CLOVER SEEDS, Hairy, or Winter Vetch, Crimson Clover, Seed Wheat, Oats, etc. ItiklsoRlv?'^ ' '?rutmi'thrvd.? ot cuitare and mucn *peclal and vnlua bl?* Informatl? - n>?t can Ik* ? and eai malted tree Write lor it and prlcca of any Seed* or Seed (limn required T.W. WOOD & SONS, SEEDSMEN, Richmond, Va. II West Point. Senator Daniel Spoaks at Saluda -N:tci and Incidents ( From The Free Lance Correspondent ? Vkaa The Free Lsnoe representative loft Montroec, where he had been pott the joint discussion between Hon. W. A Jones and Hon. Jr-ues M Stnbbs, he went to Warsaw and was s Koeat st the comfortable hotel of J F Garland, Eiq There are very few evi? dences ot the tire which destroyed a large ?. it tien of the village last year One ot the handsomest boildiuRs lately ereoted is the store-house of Mr W B O.ileman, which hesr'l the conveniences of a city establishment. AfUir a heartv sooner and while sit ting in the porob chatting with o friend Dr. W. W. Donglas we he*rd t! sounds of the court-house bell oallli together the Republicana to bear M Stubba apeak. We sauntered aroni and found that about 125 people had a eembled, half of whom were white. 1 the andlrnce wan Mr. Jon?s who tot a ?eat near the doer. When his pre enoe became known Mr. S invited hi to the platform, bnt Mr. Jones sale ' 'No, I thsnk yon I want yon to ha? all tbe talk, rid I will enjoy it here, lie spoke for half an hor*. The neit miming we were soon e route for Wellford's wharf to ti'te tfc ateamer. In the patty at the whai were Meaars. Jonea and Stubba, and tb hor-'a wait was pleasantly spent. On the ateamer were Mesara. D 1 Powert. Jr , of Caroline, and T J. Dowi ing, of Lancaster. All were en route I Urbanna, except Mr. Downing who gr. oil higher np tbe river. The first man we saw at Urbann whai? was that genial gentleman,Cap? D M. Nelson, who was eacorttng o the steamer tbe last of his au-nme gaests. Ilia hotel has been crowded a the summer and sustains the hiebet r ?potation for Its elegant table and goo service whiob it bo jrstly deaervei We were aoon speeding to the papula Robs House, in the village of Urbanna in company with ite proprietor, Mr W 0. F'trhuffb, where the First Distrlo Demooratlo Committee was to meet The meeting waa held behind clcsei doors, and the program of theoampaigi was mapped ont. The session laste? two boors. Those present were Hon W. A. Jones ;L. T. Smith, of Northum berland ; Walter II Ryland and Robei MoOandllsb, of Middlesex; Hon Johl N, Tabb, of Gloucester ; W.B Sanders o? Lanoaater ; A S Rice, Nortbumber land, and D B. Powers, Jr , of Oaro lice. Public speaking had been advertise?: by the Democrats at night, and Hon. W. A. Jones and J. Boyd .Sears were tc be the orators, bat Mr. Sears did noi arrive. At 8 o'clock the ball was filled to it? utmost capacity with an audience, i majority of whiob were ladles, while a number of men were outside. The speakers were Hon. W, A Jonea ;W B. Binders, of Lanoaater. and D. B. Pow? ers, Jr., of Caroline, 'i be speech ol Mr. Bandera was highly enjoyed He speaks well and received much applause. Mr. Powera spoke only a few minutes, and finiahed by introducing Mr. Jonea who Is a great favorite at Urbanna, and who spoke for an bonr. Mr. W. H By land, county chairman, presided. Karly next morning we visited the factory of the Standard Pickling Com? pany, one of the moat important tnter prlaes of Urbanna It is a stock com? pany, with plenty of capital, and is managed by Mr. 0 A. Hotobkiu. The atookholdera are Hon. J. M. Stubba, J. D. Gressitt, R H Woodard, Robett Haley, E T. Purktns, John Ferney* hongb, J. T. Btiff. L B Wagener, Geo. Van Wagener, J R. Segar, Jr., and 0. H. Hotchkiss. This company has brine rlea at New Town, Tappibannock and Wilton. They put up 4,000 barrels of pickles last ye ?r and propose to do a larger bast* ! pat in a large new boiler and are raak iiiK additions to their buildings. Man a?er Hotchklss informed us that semi of Hi? Middlesex faimera roalizod nearlj f ICO per acie from pickles, and thattbt acreage put in neit year will be iargolj increased The prices new p?iid an tifty cents to one dollar por thousand (lor frtrni Senders was In a hurrj an I we were soon on the road to Haled*, where w> arrived to find half (f the population present to hear Senatoi J mi. W. Danl?*l ?peak A stand, from waloh the distinguished Virginian w i to speak, had been erected in the grove back of the oourt house In front ol tt were plank hoards on log* which were used as benches. The audience nnmbeieil over ?OO.many of whom wire Udios. .Senator Daniel was Introduced by Judge A H Evans, of Middlesex,in a short, but forcible, speech. 1" ?r two hours and fifteen minntei the ?Senator dimusssed the issues whu h o mfrout the p>SOplS of the country. He w?s listened to with most marked at? tention and fieiiuently interrcptinl with applause At the onoluston three rousing cheers were given him, sod th>n ho held * reception at the plat* f'.rtu where every lady and most of the men grasped his baud While Senator Daniel was speaking H in. Jsmes Monroe Htnbbs was g??ing union? tl.e people shaking hands with the sovereigns and telling them to go to the p ?Us and vote for blm T?lere was one tad that impressed us all al mg the from Kinsale to Saluda it was : il by ?'xUtiiig e-nr if] th- | both Democrats and Uepublloans. as 10 polillo? 'lh>' people are thinking tnr.re about gettir'/ railroad tl>>s,cnttiug pop. Is* wood, putting in the wheat crop and dre.lgtng oysters than they are of politics. After a drive of twenty miles we spent the night at West Point Tin? chief indnstry at Wist Point is the cellulose faotory af the Marsden Uo , Of Philadelphia. This is on the suburbs of West Point and there Is Invested In buildings, michlnery, eto, over $100,? 000 Oorn stalks are bought from farm? ers along the York, Pamuukey and It*?p pahannock rivers andar? brought to the faotory In barges and ltghtere. The is $3 per ton The pith of the stalk is made Into cellulose, used most? ly for inner lining of battleships, and the stalk is ground up and mixed with ootten seeds and shipped abroad ? to Germany and used as cow food. This factory does a large buaineaa. Appcintmenti for Speaking. THOMAS S. MARTIN. Ureene Oonrt .October I0U WILLIAM HODGES MANS Caroline Oor-t, October ?stb. 'AMES HAY. Oreen Court. October 10th. I.BW1S H. MACHEN. Louisa Oonrt, October sth. Oalpeper Oonrt. Ootober l?th. Stafford Oourt. Ootober 17th. R. B. LEE, JR. King George Oourt, Ootober 4th. Loudouu Court, October Nth. WILLIAM A. IONES. Mathews Oourt, October nth. Lan? caster Oonrt, October l?ib. MARSHALL st'OOtMIOK. Rappabannook OooM, Ootober hth. Greene Oourt, Ootober lOih. N. B EARLY, .IK. Rappabannook Oourt, Ootober Sth. Greene Court, Ootober 10th. C. C. MAKER. Tappahannock, October 15th. T. J. DOWNING. King and Qaeen Oourt, Ootober 4tb. A.'j. MONTAGUE. Oalpeper Oourt, Ootober l?tb. JEFFERSON WALLACE. Hanover Oonrt, Ootober 17th. OUB NEW POSSESSIONS. ' ?acgents are activo throughout the Philippine Islands, and Americana everywhere are taking precautionary ineasore*. Geueral Wood deolares the wreck of the Maine obstruction to navigation. It will be removed and perhapi tbe my? stery of its destruction will be satisfac? torily solved. United Statea Senator Beveridge, of Indiana, whose spseoh tn the Senate, January i. defending President Mc Klnley'a Philippine policy attracted a great deal of attention, boldly declares that Cuba will be annexed. The Philippine Commission has sub? mitted to Secretary Root the results of its observations in tin islands. Its con? clusion is that tbe inecgente are en oouraged by tbe Democratic campaign here, and that any chance of policy would be destructive of peaoe and order on tbe Islands. James Heed Injured. Mr. James Reed, struok bis leg against a oske of Ice in snob a manner as to bruise it severely. It became very much swollen and pained him so badly that he oould not walk without the aid of crutches. He was treated by phyei clans, also need several kinds of lini? ment and two and a half gallons of whisky in bathing it, bat nothing gave any relief ontil he began using Cham? berlain's Pain Balm This brought al? most a oomplete cure in a week's lime and he believes that had he not used this remedy his leg would have had to be amputated. Mr. Reed is one of the leading merchants of Olay. Oonrt House, W. Va. Pain Balm is unequal ed for sprslns, bruises and rheumstiem. For sale by M. M. Lewis, Druggist. Hon Jss. Hay.of the Eighth Virginia Distrlot, is well pit-used with the out? look in his district, snd says he will . ._.;~1? ?_?,. nit.lMit. Ii(. ?? WE FflIB PBEI?1I13. AWARD3 ON POULTRY, FARMING IMPLEMENTS. List of Special Premiums, Etc , Etc. I ?;l'LTHY. Plymooth H ok fowls?M. B Howe A Uo? 1st; J .hn H Airloh, 2nd ?hlcks-M. B Kowe ?Se Oo., 1st and 2nd. Lsngshau chick??Stuart Taniill, lit Light Hrahma fowls?M. B Howe , 1st and 2nd, and 1st on obtcks. Dark Brahma fowls?it. L. JelTerson, lit. Brown Kid Game?H H. L. Oliichister, 1st on fowls and chicks ; Ohatl-. S Hunter, 2nd. B B. Bed Qsas-B H L Ubiohester. lit. In? dian Gime?M B. Kowe ?V Oo , 1st and lad on fowls and chinks Alton Black <r?im* chick?R K Howe, 1st. Red 11. rs? Game and Klack Bone Gem??? R. E H iwe, lit and 2nd. Buff ?Leghort ? S. W. Barber, 1st on fowls and 1st and 2ndonchtoks. Black Minores?Willie Jones, 1st on fowli and ollcks; John W. Dunn, 2nd, fowls; George Newton, tod, chicks. Brown Leghorns?M. B. Howe & Oo , 1st, fowls, and 1st and 2nd chicks ; John L. Brooks, 2nd,fowls. White Leflhorns-S W. Alrtch, 1st, fowls snd chick? Silver Spangled Ham? burg?Same Blick Hitubcg chicks? George Newtoo, 1st. B. B Red Game Bantams -Walter Solan, lit, fowls. Red Pyle Game Bantams-0 M Smith, 1st on fowls aud chicks; Eugene Solan -'ii'l-vin chick* Bron/.i Turkeys?M. B. Kowe & Oo., let and 2nd. Wild Tur? keys-Mrs. B T. Hall, lit Pekin Duuks-M B Kowe & Oo., 1st and lad. White Ohina Gee??George New? ton, 1st. Wild Gesse?M. B Rowe & (J ? lit. MANCFACTl'RES. Cartiuoate to Chancellor * HawlingB for exhibit of wagona, baggies, farm Implement!, corn shelters, two horse harrow, grain drill and farm wagons. Certificate to Ashton Starke, Rich? mond, for exhibit of gasoline engine, steam mill, mower, pimps for wells, churns and hay rake. Oertlfloate to Decker <fc Alricb for display of agrioaltural Implements. Oertlfloate to R L Biscoe.for wind mill and farming implements, IPIOIAL PREMIUMS. L L. Layton? One pound Sheets candy for premium hemstitched ha kerchief. Miss A. E. Sheppard.of W ronton. Doggett ?fe ?Soott?Two and one*li gallons best orab-apple vinegar for best oner-iiber piokles. M-s J. H. F tit. W. E Lang?One nice ,'ramed p tare for the beat home-made rng. M Elzabeth W. Barber, of Falmonth laaao Hirah?One Ladiea mbrella 1 the largest collection of oanned fiai Mrs B. F. Rom. A. Lowenson?One solid silver ab horn for the best cordial. Mrs. Hen Uknan: James T. Lowery?One J. T. corset for the best fruit cake. Mrs G< Nicholson W A Be*'. <fc Brother-One nl framed pictt e for best loaf bread. Mi Medora Bowling, E. T. Baker-One good Corset to t lady getting premien for largest dl play of embroidery. Mrs. W. A. Mo or-e. Mrs. Jenoie Monroe?#1 oasb for tl best gallon of vinegar. L b\ Gouldio J B. Hall Sons-One bottle of fli perfumery for premie-n speoimen i fancy needle work. Mrs W. A. Moi cr-e. Johnston ?ft Pearson?One comb an brush f or.premium'home-made onoumbt pickle. Mrs. Medora Bowling. 0. W. Jones-One pair best $1 kl gloves for premium display of oanne fruits. Mrs. B. F. Rose. The Boston Variety Store ?$1 wort of goods for the 21b?. promit n bnttei Mrs. E. A. Hail. T. N Brent.?One nice mbrella fo the best display of home-made plot lei Mrs Geo. Nicholson. E 0 Ninde?One nioe framed pio tare for the beat euer ?ber oataup. Mis Jessie Nicholson. Mrs. D. E Smith & Company?Om nioe baby oap for best pound oske Misi Jessie Nicholson. M. 0. Strasburger & Son?One boi good oigr?i for the 2nd quality or 3uc premium white oorn. L F. Gonldin. Eugene Bode?$1 for premium whit? oorn. G. W. Lewis. Brolle & Timbe: lake?One pair babj shoes for best sweet potatoes. 0. A. Truslow. Henry Ulman?One good pipe and smoking tobaooo for best ample of leal tobaooo 0. A Truslow. John F. Soott?One good pc 3ket knife for tbe best display rf tr-nips. Nc exhibit. Obas. Wallace A Bro.?One bag ol "Zell'a" Oelebrated Guano for tbe beal wheat raised from their gnano. No exhibit. ' E. W. S reams- Ouo good umbrella for the best of Irlih potatoes. 0, A. Truslow E D Cole?$1 for the largest pomp kin, 11 for tbe premium sweet potatoes Mra. G. M. Wallace and 0. A. Trus? low. Willis & OrUmond?One bag of best fertiliser for beet bushel of wheat raised by their fertilizer!. L F. Gonldlu. B Goldsmith?One good bat for pre* John O. Willis?One good shirt for best ssmple of leaf tobaoco. 0. A. Truslow. The Frederloksburg Star?One year's subscription to the lady receiving larg? est number of prizes for needle work Mrs. W, A. Moncure. Also one year's subscription to the farmer making the largest exhibit of fruits. Mrs, G M. Wallaoe. Decker A? Alrich?One gallon good uiauhini* oil for premium sweet pota? toes. 0. A. Truslow. 8. Hlrsh & Bro?10 It's sugar fo: beat 2 lbs. butter, ? lbs. coffee for best dtsplsy of rriel fruits. W. B. Jenkins. Wallaoe ?fc Oo?One pair of heavy winter boots for the exhibit of first pre? mium white oorn. G. W. Lewis. S. G Wallace?Ooe good all-wool ready-made pants tot premium iweet potatoes, 0. A. Truslow. B. H Jsoobi?One pslr good under? shirts for best white wheat exhibited. B. Rose. R E. Bez.ll?One nloe silk handker? chief for premium Irish potatoes 0, A Truslow. Henry Winner?One gentleman's bat for the premium white corn. G. W. Lewis. The New York Racket Store-One nioe lamp for the beat display of fruits. Mrs. G. M. Wallaoe. "Harris"?One pslr of good sue penders for the largest pumpkin Mrs. G M. Wallace J. Fred Brown?One good bat for the premium wheat. 0 L Rhodes. Green & Russell?$1 oash for the premium white onions Mistes M. V. and Kate Peyton. R. L. Biicoe-One bag of Tlniley'i wheat and grape fetttltzer for second tost bushel of red wheat. J. A. Eng? land. Chambers -One di zen nice toilet soap for biggest pumpkin. Mrs. G. M Wal? lace . A. B Donahoe?One nioe riding cr driving whip for the premium driving horses. O.H Horkamp. II. R. Gouldman?One Gentleman's nice silk scarf for the pair of premium driving horses. 0. H Hurkamp Eckenrode, Perry Se Co?One pair of nioe suspender? for the best riding horse. F. D. Monoure. Samuel H. Beale?One good razor for tbe premium driving horses, one good pocket knife for premium brood mare and oolt. 0 H. Hurkamp. Smith <v Ooghiil?One pair good ahoes for the premium pair Langsnang fowls. Stewart Tansill. CUBBENT TOPICS. Mr. Wm Fleming has purohaaed of Mr. H. Rotier Dulany the Bailey farm, containing- something over four hundred aores.at $30 per acre?. This farm Is sit? uated in Loudonn coanty, Va. It la said that W. G Brooks is going to pot a new ferry-boat on tbe river between this town and King and Queen oounty. This boat Is 30 feet long, six horse-power, but wi'l not carry vehlo les as yet. He Intends to arrange to transport these just as soon as he en build a suitable wharf.?West Poiut Plain Dealer. Chairman Mark A. Hanna Is back at his Eastern headquarters, for two pur pose! : First, to ascertain If New i ork is a doubtful State, and, therefore, a pivotal State in this campaign. Second, to find whether the business and finan? cial interesta of tbe East will be mo*e responaive to his request for funds with whioh to oonduot the oampaign. Letters sent out by H. H Hanra, chairman, W. R. Trtgg, of Rlobmor.u, and the other members of the Execu? tive Committee of the Indianapolis Monetary Convention, call atten? tion to the danger of the Democrats controlling tbe Honte of Representa? tives and urges Seoond Dlstrlot busi? ness men to support Dr. R, A. Wise, the Republican nominee for Congress. The superintendent's report of the Tidewater Telephone Company of Gloucester, shows that tbe company bas 176 mtlea of pole Une, 428 milee of wire and 107 stations in operation. Ar? rangements were made to open ax exchange at Salada and to extend the lines to Tappahannock. Tbe question of building ? line from Gloucester Court? house to Walkerton, with a view to ex* tending to Richmond, Is ander consid? eration. When the legislature meet! to ar? range for the holding of the constitu? tional convention one of the plans that will be presented will provide for ?ne election of a oertaiu number of dele? gates from the Btate at large, aud for the -?election of tbe remainder by Oon greninnal distrlots. This plan will be bitterly fought. Its opponents will wage ?n earneit war with a view to givl-ig each otty or oonnty, aa far as praotloa; oie, repr?sentation in the convention. Senator Wellington Bays: "The re? port being oiroulated by tbe Republi? can managers that I Instigated and am alone responsible for the great strike now in progress in the anthracite re? gion of Pennsylvania la a lie made ont of whole cloth. I have received anonymous communications threaten? ing my Ufe if I did not desist In my work against the Republican party. They have threatened to rnln my character, to rnln me financially and to break up my home, bat I am In the campaign to stay and I defy them to do their worst. ' ' Stat? or Ohio, city or Tolido. ( _. Lucas Cousity, 1 ' Fhink J. Cheney mates oath that ho la partner ?f fie nrm of F. J. ?hbnby * ? ngbualreaa In the City of Toledo. Cointyand State aforosaM snd ths 8rm will _pay the sum of ONB IU ? DOLLARS fore.eh and evo.y ease Ttitiiii thatosnnot bo cured by the use ot Hai.i.'sCatahiiii Ci FRANK J. CABNBY. Sworn to before me and aubscrilied in mv presence, thl? ?th day of l.'eoem. ,-^-~, A. W. QLF.ASON. ? SI-AL } Notary Public. KING GE0R6B. Dinner on Court Day-Procssd? for Charity. (Correspondence of The Free Lanoe. ) King George Oo.,Va, ?Sept. 37th. As ? intar approaches the sympathetic hearts of oar pe?>ple are moved in pity for the poor and destitute, and many plans are being formed by which to re lievs those in need.Death has robbed Mme familles of their support??? and,widow* and orphans must necersarlly suffer un? less aid Is given them. To raise money to help in this good cause s dinner will ba given on court dsy, October 4, in tha Parish Hsll at the Oourt-houce, the pro ce?eda to ba devoted ?to oharity. Mrs. James U. Boggi and other prominent ladles, assisted by several gentleman, are at the bead of the enterprise. COilMJilPTtW Do not think for 9 single moment that consumption will ever strike you a sudden blow. It does not come that way. It creer?' its way along. First you think it is ? little cold, nothing but ? little nacki.ig cough; then a little loss in weight ; then a harder cough; then the fever and the night sweats. Better stop the disease while it is yet creeping. Better cure your cough today. ^4 You can do It with " ?y*2iu$ ??mi toil the pressure on the chest is lifted, that feel? ing of suffocation is re inoyed, and you are cur? ed. You can stop that little cold with a 25 cant bottle; harder coughs will need a 50 cent size; if it's on the lungs the one dollar size will be most economical. <**^ " I confidently recomm?SBd Aytjr*s Cherry Pectoral to all my patron?. I am mlng It n?yw In my Qwn family. Forty ye?rs ago I rVlirare it m ved Bay life." A ?. Ki:.*?Aji, M.D., Jan. 4,1898. Fort Million, Iowa. Write th? Doctor ?t ?ny ttro?. A4 ifu. Dr. J. O AYEH. LowtU, Naaa. FOR SUPERIOR ARTICLE ? o? ? Buckwalter Whiskey. ?vhlonon ecconm of their are ano evenn are ip?e<oially advised for irr<*toinal nrpoe ?told and reoommsmMd By OHAfl. WALLACE ? BRO. 10HI M.wBJfFIH, O. BT?Abl?UBt?lB frsdsnoaslmrcVa ? ? ??? ? ??.? Coatractort. QEORQE W. WROTEN. BUILDER AND CONTRACTOR. Will furnish Plans and Specifications; wUI ?itrait for ereotlng all ?aleases ot Buildings ; famish hands by tbu day and superintend the work In town or country. UtT Oaarcss rsssonabls A. MASON QARNES. Oontractor and Builder, >?rln?3ess Anne st., Opposite Trier's fonadry SBVauiuantMi all work to his line to be ?tons promptly and In a Sret-elsas manner si vaak bottom orloas FINE TEAS. NEW CROP. LATEST IMPORTATION. J