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S. S. S. is a ?combination of roots arid herbs of great curative fxrwera, and when t.ikcn into the circulation searches out and removes all manner of poisons from the ?blood, without the least shock or harm to the system. On the contrary, the general health begins to improve from the first ?lose, for S. S. S. is Dot only a blood pmilier, but an excellent tonic, and strength-? ens and builds up the constitution while purging the blood of impuri? ties. S. S. S. cures all dis?.ases of a blood poison origin, Cancer, Scrofula, Rheumatism, Chronic Sores and Ulcers, Eczema,-Psoriasis, Salt Rheum, Herpes and similar troubles, and is an infallible cure and the only antidota for that most horrible ?hsease, Contagious Blood Poison. A record of nearly fifty years of successful cures is a record to l?e proud of. S. S. S. is more popular today than ever. It numbers its friends by the thousands. Our medical corres? pondence is larger than ever in the history of the medicine. Many write to thank us for the great good S. S S. has done them, while others are stx-k iag advice about their cases. All letters receive prompt and careful attention. Our physicians have made alife-long studyof Blood and Skin Dis ?eases, and better understand such cases than the ordinary practitioner who makes a specialty of no one disease. We are doing great good to s u ? c r i n ? humanity throne. our consulting <V _ partment. and invite for theWenTT^^ ta? ;;ny l)lood aoeommodf.'oie. We make no charge ??fu?*" .er for this ?seifk.e. THE SWIFT SPECIFIC CO.. ATLANTA. GA. Fall Schedule. veems steaioa, Co. BALTIMORE, PKBDKKICKBBURG AND RAPPAHANNOCK BJVBB ROUTE. NORFOLK ANDRAPPAHANNO? K ItlVKB ?to i I On snd arter I'n-Liy.s, i?-. ?? ? 7rh.steamer* Richmond. Lancaster snd Bsaex, n 1'ier- Light tHrvei, Baltlmore.cvery Tui and Friday ut 4.?1 p. m , for Predericksburg and all wharves ?>n Um river. Kt-tui will leave Pradericksburg at .' H p n permitting.) Monda? town at 4. ?i a m., Tuesday and Friday lor Baltimore Leave Baltimore Wednesday and T! at 4:30 p. m., foi Tappahannock an wharves below, except H?y Port. Return Ing will leave Tappahani',??-k at 8:00 a. m.. on Monday snd Thursday for Baltimore. No freight re?-? lived for out going ?teamen after 4 p. an. on Bailing days. NORFOLK BOCTB Will leave Tappahannock f??r Norfolk at 1 m. (noon) Frida ?ngs. Will leave Norfolk at i p m, Sat Tappananii;>ck, calling at all landing*. POTOMAC RIV1K ROUTB. Beginning Tuesday, June 5. etcam Uiumterlu'id and 1'otomae will leave Fieri?, Light ?Street, Baltimore, ever? Tu?-aiay, Thursday and Saturday, at 5 P. M for Alex andria and Washington, calling at all of tho uaual landings. Beginning Thursday, June ;, will leave Vth street Wharf, Washington, st ?I P. M., Thursday. Sunday and Tu es-da; as far as Leonard town on these evenings Will leave Leonanitown at 7 A, M..K msale at IP. M., Miller'* at 5 P. M-. Graaon'a at? P.M. snd Bacon'a at 7 P. M., Monday, Wednesday and Friday, arriving in Baltimore eariy the fol low inf morning. Freight reoeived daily in Baltimore. No Freight reoelved for out going steamers after 4 p. m. on sailing days. HBNBT WILLIAMd. Manager, Baltimore, Md. W. D. BCOTT. Agent, at Prederlckaburr. Va KRY COMPTON, Agent, st Norfolk, Va rriPHBNBON A BRO.. Agenta. st Washington. D. C WILLIAM M. RKARDON, Agent. at Alexandria, Va. December 1, 1897. HARDWARE I S. H. BEALEi hating bought oat the entire Hard war? Stock of John A. ?tcne, will continue the i^ud-v^e Bqsii\css at the OLD 8TANO, on COMMBRCB ST.,and ia now laying in a full NRW 8TOCK OF GOODS In tho Hardware Line which he will aell at the Lowest Cash Prices, BbT~ o and ass km tu?for? roa bar. LUMBER. Juat received a large lot ol Doors, Sash? Blinds, Cypress Shingles N. O. Flooring and Ceiling, Whleh 1 sell oheapor than any one else In the olty. Call and get my prices before buying. O D.FOSTER National Boulevard B. K. WHEELER, 8nposesor of Wllllami A Wheeler), oondnote the UNDERTAKING BUSINESBat ths old stand, oorner Main and Charlotte atreeta. 411 arder! from home and abroad promptly tfnd aatiafactorlly attended to althar at night or ?may. Haarte and Carriage! alwayi ready to at land fnnerala. Thanking the public for pat ronags so genarooaly bestowed, ha aika a eonttnoanos of the same. JOHN F. SOOTT Hardi aie and Hardware Specialties, MAIN 8TEUT, Oae aaar aalow Oaaa. Wallass M Bra. -nu urn or? (General Hardware Barb Wire, Qnna, Pistols,Basora, Knlve sat., will be sold at reduced prioes to ?nit th taw Unas. Money oan be saved by purohss ag a? B-OOTT 8 Hardware Store. TUESDAY.OCTOBER 2,1900 /OUTHS' DEPARTMENT. <.rnndi>n'u ?tory thont Pont and !? Il UM h i IM*-CM TI PMC It lilil?.-M? A Child'? Timm Tab!?*. Two little girl?, cousins, were spend ini; the sommer in the country One rainy ?lay Dorothy stood .-it the win dow pouting and was heard to say: "It i- s,, !?iti.*???nn\ I think a ?rainy ?lay in the country Is tin* horridcst I Ootslide ?trerjthlng wax drenched, and --till the ruin k?*pt falling. In ">o road the wat?er xt*>< >?1 in dimpled pud til??-;, ami 111tit- rivulets, harrying, scut i-yin?.-, raced merrily along the gotten, The trees were ?dripping, and not a bird would sing. Dorothy was hardly to blame fot fc-ellng out of humor, "it's se. ?horrid," i "Isn't it, Mm.. "Oh, no." *.iii?i Margie brightly, "1 don't tiiink it is." Margie sat at snother window busy ' ?e "\?'i- a workbaakot, threading ne?edl< s fur grandma. "What ai?' y ?m ?doing, Margie?" ask ed Dorothy, with suil?l?'ii Int Margie laugh?ed snd ahook hack her pretty <-?n-l-> that had fallen njQund ?ht la??- "1 uni thread In/ n?t>edli grandma, li ; eyes an* growing ?iitn and b! ? thread them so easily mi ?lark, cloudy day? them nil r?*n?ly for bot jii-t a- a sur prise, and you Jual watch and see her fa?ce ?iit-ii ?he finds ; In oi? dor and her needtes filled with thread." Dorothy left the window ami came ?vor beside Margie and coin' threading needles. "We can finish threading all theme needle?, and if you road t" grandpa I'll help mamma," continued M ?What will I road i?> grandpa?" a-k ?*d Dorothy. "Oh, Just road whatever in* wants you to," replied Margie. "You know he likes some on?* t?> read to him after he lias taken his afternoon nap." When grandma came to the sitting the needles were tilled, and Mar fie hn?l gone t?> help her mamma with :i?I>er, while Dorothy read t?> grandpa. After I?. rer Margie and . the dishes, tidied up Itchen, ami came skipping mer? rily to tease grandpa for a story I l?e?lt: Ipa smiled pleasantly upon tin two little ?-?iris, nettled back comfort? ably la Ids ?'iisy cbalr, ami said: '"Many, many years ago, long tx fore this country was s.< thickly everywhere near here was a dense - But few people lived nei Jusr ?m tb.e adjoining farm, where Mr. r no? lives, then* lived a family In which were two little girls, whom we will ?all Pout and Sunshine. Pout was never ronteuted. Bbe was always ?complaining about something. She would not ?I?? any work or help her mamma in any way, and would pout whenever it rained, and rould never ? bright side of anything. "But Bunshlne always trted ? everything t?? make others happy. She never thi ught of bei i ?1 to have only the thought of pl( "one ?lay Pout's father ?mil ; were going to town. The road was long and dreary, for towns in those days -. | they are today. Tout wanted to go along,- but her parents said she must stay with her uncle and Sunshine. She ran away in? to tho woods. They ?called t?i her to come bark. She only ran farther into the darkest portions. After travelin: some distance in the forest it had grown quite dark. She attempted to retrace her steps and could not. She was lost an?] twgan to cry, but was no one near to hear her. While ?he was sobbing she heard a fool Thinking that It was her father, sh? stopped crying to see a dark form, hut not her father. It was a horrid looking man, Whom she knew was an Indian He carried her off In spite of her screams and violent protests, ?So Pout was never ?seen again, and her parents mourned her disappearance." "I'm glad I was not l'ont," said Mar? gie tearfully. "So am I." said Dorothy stoutly. When ?they wen* |olng t?, bed they were heard to say, 'T gueas rainy days are not so had, after all."?Fanuie Malin. < l.incM?. Hld-UcN. Chi i ire very fond of asking riddles, and some of the juvenile prodi? gies of auch nt days are represented as having been very clever In Composing these enigmas. A few, somewhat simi? lar in form to many popular English riddles, are the following: "What Is the lire that has no smoke and the wi ter that has no fish?" "A glowworm's fire has no smoke, and well water has no fish." "Mention the name of an object with two mouths which travels by night and not by day ?" "A lantern." A Child** Time Table. Sixty scronds la a minut??; Here's your task, fo now begin it Wxty minute? is an hour; Do your work with all your power. Twelve (food hour? in every Time for work and time for play. Twenty-fjur for day and ntsrht; Some for darkn?.?, aomc for light Every week of days has ?even; All arc good, since all from heaven. Tet the first, the day of rest, Ever must we count the best Lunar months of weeks have foui; Calendar, a tew days more. Twelve new months In every year; Each In turn is coming near. Winter, summer, autumn, spring, All their pleasant changes i. Century?? hundred year?*? Leaves with heaven its hope? and fear?. W?i?e in time our acts ?\r? wrought, 0' ? tirnity our thought. ?Weekly Houriuet EEV. S. A. ?ONAHOE Testifies to the (?ood Qualities of Criamber laln s Cough Remedy. On the 10th of December, 1897, Rev 8. A Donaboe, pastor M. E. Ohoroh, South. Pt. Pleasant, W. Va., contract? ed a sovere oold which was attended from the beginning by violent conph* ing. Hessys: "After resorting to a number of so-called 'speoifios, ' usually kept la the honse, to no purpose I pur? chased a bottle of Chamberlain's Oough Remedy, whloh ?aoted like a oharm. I most obeerfully recommend it to the public" For sale by M. M. Lewis, Druggist. ^NOT??E TO 111 Who Regularly Employ le. I. HENRY DEANE. 11<>1 Mull ah) ft Llvnrvman MB Sn?k Htroot The Win. Bernard Stove House, 216 Commerce street, Fredeiicksburg, Va. Do not buy your stove until you go there and gnt prices. Plumbing and Tinning Specialties. TAKE NOTICE! Having closed ont onr ?Iran trasiness, this i" to n f rm (?nr oostom?Sfs thai we h ? | ?mr entire prescription i in ?hi? hands of Mp-trs Johnston ?v Pearson, who will is'iaiHf rttill ah prescriptions of t-i.m? a- Qa . r?r reasonable prli The justly ?->arn?"l r?>piit?u??ii of this llrm Is a snffloiool n?ai?anks that prompt ami careful sttention will bs given to same paotfnlly, w. i! OLOK ? UO Greatest Bargains I EVER OFFERED. Do you need one? Weil you should see them. Just received 700 White and Drab Corsets at 50c each, worth 75c 250 White Do. at 69c. each, worth $1.00. These are the greatest bargains in corsets ever offered in the old town. These were bought o? a Factory retiring from business. They are dirt cheap. _ E. T. Baker, H. R. G0?LDMAN, MERCHANT TAILOR. AND ,il AI.Ki; IN GENTS' FURNISHING GOODS Mv ?Stock :? now oOBttplsll In every dapai i fsbrics fiom French, English, Hoo'.i-a an! American mai.'?facture?, ??elected with th? Rreatest care with the view to ?apply the want? and taste of ?very ortstonw. K-zery thins; st Bottom Prices and Satisfaction Guaranteed. Also fall line of Gent? Kurntahln?*. Ooxt? tr??-h a? Dreaa Bhirts, Night ?Shirt?, Drawer?, Coilara, Cuff?, (?lor:-? Sti8i>ender? Scarf?, f'??a t?.ik and (.men Sandkarcbiefs Half How, Scarf 1'mi.' 'oft and ('/Ollar Button?, Wstch ('iiaina anl Cuarm?. Hlik. Aireos aui' Gingham Umbrella!, Ac. '"Va.li and ?xamln* ocr um* Experience Is a Great Teacher. ei price. A. LOEWENSON, Watchmaker & Jeweler, ?TRRDERICKSBURG, v.\ Oh, What a Difference! No more the shade of the trees, with the fishing rod at hand, but the grim reality of the school-room with the daily grind at the mill of knowledge, We supply the BOOKS -AND STATIONERY YOU MAY NEED. ADAMS'S BOOK STO?E. With Pleasure I Tender My Thanks to and assure my friends, patrons and the buying public of my hiRh appseotation of the oordlal support they have given me. I have th?? largest and most complete line of GROCERIES oarri??d by any house In FmlerlokHburg. They are boutzht at Rook Bottom Prices and will be -told at very small profil I also Bell .the best brands of Lime, Cement, Oalointvl Plaeanr, Hazard ?ffc Dnpont Powder, Stoneware, Nails. Hay, Feed, Tobacoo, Olgara, Uigarr.tt.-H, ?Vn I am also agent fur the Blbra Brand Mixed Paint. It is a higher grade and bet* ' ter quality of Ready-Mixed Paints (ban has ever been put on the market of its olaas, and more ECONOMICAL TO OONSUMKRS. S. J. MARSHALL. ECKENRODE, PERRY & CO. THE BIQ STORE! We oan sell you anything you want. CLOTHING, 8HOES, HATS, GENTS' FURNISHINGS. Oall and nee us before yon buy. SMITH & COGHILL Retail Department. ? In onr retail department we carry almost everything yon may call for in the boot and shoe line. ?m/MAyn ^'*"e bave onr boots made to order, and we guarantee them bfUU I O? to wear well. Ask to see onr line of calfskin boots. We can recommend tbem to fit and wear. ?CUnrC ^? carr? a -ar??e '-De ot meQ'8 Rnd boys heavy shoes. OHUt>0> Gents fine shoes. In this lino we are showing Calfskin, Boxcalf, Vici Kid and Tan in all tho newest styles. We make a specialty of Boys and Girls School Shoes. Ladies Fine Shoes. It is well known we carry the best line of ladies fine shoes in the city. WHOLESALE DEPARTMENT.-Tbis Department is fnll from pit to dome and we guarantee to duplicate any bill South of Boston. We solicit country merchants to correspond with us, or oar salesmen will call on them SMITH & COGHILL, 911 B. Street Frederioksburg, Va Tonsorial Artist! If you wish an up-to-date Share, Hair ?Tut or Shampo come to my shop on corner of Commerce and Princess Anno streets. Easy reclining chairs, briirhtly ?ightod rooms and masters of the tonsorial art to serve you. Charles Lawson. DON'T FORGET THAT When you want an easy Bhsre, As rood as a Barber ever save, Just call on me at my Saloon, At morn and eve or busy noon, I comb and dress the hair w 1th a race, To suit tho countenance of your faex My room Is neat, my towels olean, Scissors sharp and rasors keen ; And ali that art and skill oan -io !f you will call I'll do for you. U..AM mi? In n?Mt?> mt abort unit's? GEOROE GRAVAIT, Manufacturar sud Daalsr In OAKBIAGKB. 8UKKKY8, BU???I1* AND (1AKTB. COWCORD AND IPINDf I WAttON!, Platform Spring Wagont. Business snd Flaasur? Wagons of svsr? ascription. Spsoisi ?ttsn.ion tlvtnt) s ririst and rsnaintln* MINERS WANTED. Steady employment ?ill be given to 20 M?achlnemen(on slr-drtlls) at fl.35, and to 100 Laborers at $1 10, under? ground, at the ARMINIUS OOPPKR MINES, Proposition. A su? *^**? ** be achieved without ? ipital; ? ' ?:?! the ti.ni and quii . their I >r 1 uni nutrition Th? Ixxly ?I .?i othet il it i*i I>r. 1 t the HCUui' , Ml ill? i! 1': a o\xiy." C IRE ALL YOUR PAINS WITH % I Pain-Killer. S Medicina Chc.it In lisch. S'mpte, Safo and Quick Cure for ; CRAMPS, DIARRHOEA, COUGHS, i COLDS, RHEUMATISM, NEURALGIA 20 and 80 cont Bottlon. RI WARE OF IMITAT' O?Y ONLY : PERRY DAVIS' \irtvr.\ ?;* . ?'.,:*?? ,-.- . ,. ,, Liquor Dealers. P. McCracken, L5ro. & Co., ? Wholbsai.b aiid Ustail? ..' RYB ? lowing well known ?listilleriw : Urnft A C?j. Do., of ??;y Monti -y. of Mary Ian?! .? iyl7anla. !I?9>ar? . x*ri?, mo, and Ciment. MRS JKNCIE MONROt?, ORAI.RU IN Liquors and Groceries, Commerce St., FREDERICKSBURG, YA D iKANMi: ? from i A fUil atnekof 0>rned I'utomac Herrin* on ? kases. JBHC1B BlOMBOB. Truc K V WHISK i Y, Q l)f. OK, --. Vs. Hands Up ! I I a? low as ANY UTUEtt nouss m town, and Your will liny aa mil, ' and ?''?? aa it win from arr. It i* weil . mat , - ni modern Itttloo. ami proKr? I and Here ?re would like to a?ralii remlnil ynu that OUI price* are lower Than B In ths history of tl incRM. Ail roa have todo Is ta> oome In and oonvlncc vouraoll thai wt nr<- read] to back up evervtblng Strasburger & Son 116415 1-2 10th St , Fredericksburg, Va. FINE TEAS, WINES AND LIQUORS. Pure Rye Whlakey, Pure, Old Ram, Pnre Holland Gin, Pure Sherry Wine, l'tire French llrandy, Pure Apple Brsndy, Pure l'each Brandy, Pnre Blackberry Brsndy. A complete atock of Ltqnora for medical nss st the old Reliable Grocery Store of CHAS. WALUVCE & BRO. Cor. Main Oommsros Bt?. FRBUBRICKSBTlRe, ? . VA. GROO ERIES. LIQUOFl, Ac FAMILY GKUCKKIKH OF .ALL KIND??. My stock of Liquors Is large, consisting of Foreign and Domestic BRANDUM. l'are A prie wood and Fanners' Frisnd Purs Rye Whiskey, 12 s gallon. MAGNIFICENT APPLE BRANDY, WAR. RANTKD PUBS. EUGENE BODE. Out. COMMERCE AND LIBERTY 8T8. QEO. J. FLETCHER, ARCHITBOT AND BUILDER, FRBDERICKBBURQ, VA Pians, 8p8cincations, Elevations, Details Work ?at all kinds in the building line Thorough personal supervision of all W trk town or aonntr** HOTEL DaAJ?NSHL, (HENRY DANNEHL. P?ss.l ?uMpoan and American plan. Steam, Ou lleotriolty. Comfortable Boom?. Bountiful Tabl Good Restaurant. k?uuonable rates Awelisuppllod BAB and RETAIL LIQPOH aSTAHLlSHMBNT In connection. "Oonss ?II ?? t*?| tu? "Humor*. W.nru n. tm* " RUPTURE CURED In two weeks. N?> kn? vor- Best personal references, Oome to the HKHNIA ?-AN1TAKUM. W?6 IBank - Richmond, Va, too tx- ~ure?A Jelts-ly I THE LOST RING. It .- w illi a lint win ii a Irtnl flew I r.nnc, i"??, la i r try tu bide b lead, ?uni ill? ibj?. ? t nie not r? . tbal when ear th. ? o her hot i"i o ?-,,n (.mi reminder ma!.lui,' ln-r who Urea mi ti, ? ??? i in old - Is young in le ami rich only In his Sue Is th.' dnugh 'leo- farm? 'I ami i?mcd in love ? illi the whole family. Aboul tin i i o rio ? Mi r Lai llllng. ftei ? Mr. Lane's ulster, who lives nt H I fell III and down lefl the lovers sat oui 111 tie , lie liad given li"I' a :ul In return ?-li?' drew with a I pra-d II on I luekj ring," she said. "Aa ? II you maj I?-- .-air?' o( it. I tvoii'l mnrry you iln." will be m\ lucky ring, too," bi told : ! ! i , ? ? bird that be Idler b.rd, n it--' wtnga linger and I tO ser (told color ami gin is would a Ings. ? handled it carelessly the little bird hopped from ids hand I feel away. Sine?llry ? ami went t?i get blm. Th? hud He? to th?' brancb of a littl t him uith a d tried '.<> knock O 'I'll'' ling flight t?. an,Ola r -Idler I u Itll 111 ? i. home. Jim S i bei II?' I loat It, ?nul Id that If Iii to t.*l k<? hi I ro thai sway. ?it" on* ring. Then .ilm Sim ?Hey hi? ll.s farm and i botgun mlder, trudged out ' How who kii'k'-il f?n- a needle In a bayatAck bad s fini?* I s.mh there was :i noticenbl I in the number II?- n "':l?l -!.t ?'?ir. and then throw the d?ead ?body with a snort of dis Earl] ij morning Bm?edlcy started for his regular day's hunt H? thougl ' Did try the marshi ? down near the old waterworks. It was barely daylight when he reacb?ed there. Tin? blackbirds and tho Bold larks wer? Just beglnnl up ami tell ?cadi other all about it. Smedley saw a llttli red in the grass. He went toward It. ?Some? thing black ami red sprang op sudden? ly, ami ?Smedley saw a soldier bird ?--" trnlght away from blm. The bird seemed top heavy ami flew n ?itt!? A thought Baabed ?through tin* man's mind that mail?' his hands tremble. I'm- the first tiiiu* in weeks he ml Tho bird turned to the left, ami Smed '. something bright gleam in tb? sunlight His muscles stiffened Into steel. At tho shot th?' bird fell straight ihiw nward into the middle of a pond. Dropping his gun, Bm?edley went straight for blm, Toe water ami mud ??nine ni? to his armpits, hut he wad?ed right in. He seized tho soldier bird, felt at its n?ecfc ?tod then splashed joy? fully hack t?i shofa. Alice Lain' was cutting the bOCOO fur breakfast when she heard the do siiim; ?me ?running and tin; ?arnest ?barking of a ?dog. iho looked mit of the window to see a man rushing to ward Un' h?.use. It was .liin Smedley bringing in hi? bird, He entered the kit? tien all ra? diant, wet nnd out of breath. Than be walked up to the girl and threw ?oldler bird on tbe table before bar. "Allee," be .said. -Tve brought yon your ring."?Louisville Courier-Journal. A l)?'f?-rr?-il I'ii r<-h a??'. An order from Mexico recently pas tied the dark! of B Nev, Orleans cloth? ing house. The writer wanted "for my brother" a black rait, with one white filiirt. black tie, collnr, ctifTs nnd n pair of patent leather shoes. There waa a question whether brother was about to la- banged i>r wna otherwise not ex ' to live. Th,' day following its receipt a telegram arrived saying: "l><> not semi thing*. Brother Is ?getting better." It turned out afterward that the brother had been seriously ill, and the garment! were Intended to array him for the tomb. Many Thank? ' I wish to express my thanks to tbe manufactures of Chamberlain's Uollo, Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy for having put on tbe market anoh a won? derful medlolne," says W. W. Maeetn* gill, of Beanmont, Texas There ate many thousand? of mothera whose children have been saved from attack? of dysentery and cholera Infantnm who moat also feel thankful It la for ar'e by M. M. Lewii, Druggist. TELEPHONE CO. M. G. WILLIS, Proeident: A.P. KOWR,Ja Yloe-Prealdent : H. P. CRI8MOND. 8es retary; B. D. COLB, Treasurer. Tbe Cbrspeat Telephone Servios In Virginia Prompt and efficient sorvlaeQ PA BANTBBP %%r Bur-aorlbarB waatei. a t. aaiitfORD. -????? isr? The John O. Hurkamp Co. Fredericksburg, Va, Manufacturers of EXTRACT aad GROUND ??MACand QUERCITRON BARK. Dealers in Leather, Ac. Hiebest cash price paid for Hides. w ?NCHE8TE FACTORY LOADED SHOTGUN SHELLS; "NewRival, " "Leader," and "Repeater ' ?ii buy. ALL DEALERS KEEP THEM. Wo are showing it few High Grade Foreign Rugs never on this market before. Our stock of imported and Domestic a-rpets now on exhibition in Rug and Carpet Department. See them early, as some of them can't be duplicated ag.un this season. 5 cents a Yard, ,ing 5 cts. Yard. Over a thousand yards to close out. E. C. NINDE, Fredericksburg, Va. THEY ALL KNOW IT! Thecbi -, to buy your Cook Stoves. Price very low. No combina? tion or trust 00 thorn. Again?Roofing ! Roofling ! Roofing ! Way down, spi 11 ? pries? on Tin ami stool. Kelt and Orantto UooDnv. All Tool* I ?d to put on boofs wltn to bo returned ?whoa tlirojKh The strove is cheaper than SI or HlSto. (?0)4 qus beat? Consult m?; bel or? you buy. R. L.. STOAlC, 203 Commer?a St . Fr?sd?*rick?burq. Va OUR STOCK OF SHOES AND HATS was never so complete as now. W? ?re doing more busineps than ever be fore. This proves that onr experience of ton years in the ?shoe business and our efforts to sell goods that wear are being appreciated. We have the Intest styles and Rock Bottom prices. J. F. BROWN. Commerce street. The Largest Slock in Town Of Hardware, Wagon Materials, Nails, Guns, Pis? tols and Ammunition. When in the city stop at onr store and let ns qnote yon prices on the above, together with many other articles, too numerous to mention. GREEN & RUSSELL, "guffi?1 Fredericksburg, Va. ?-* JOHN M. GRIFFIN; -DEALER IN Staple and Fancy Groceries, Fine Liquors, Tobacco and Cigar?. Agency Patxst MIlwankM Larger B?ssr and teat tonie. We siso have in stool A 1m Porter. ?Stoat, ?to. (XX) B ?Street. A POPULAR MILLINERY STORE Onr success in the Millinery Business in Fredericksburg it largely, if not altogether, due to onr Low Prices, Fair Treatment of all customers, Style of the Ooodi? we sell, and the completeness of work tnrned ont. Our efforts have been and shall be to give our patrons better service, better styles and better values than can be obtained elsewhere, and we respectfully invite an investigation of our line of Hats, Bonnets and Caps before purchasing elsewhere. MRS. D. E- SMITH A CO. YOU NEED A PAIR Of Ladies' Tan Colored Kid Slippers with strad over instep at 90 cts., Ladies' Black Dongola Kip Slippers, strap over instep, at 90 cts , Ladies' web clotn Slippers, soft leather bottoms, housewear, at 25 cts., Ladies' Black Vici Kid Shoes, Patent Leather Tips, Lace and Button, at $1.50. BR?LLE A TIMBERLAKE. 921 Main St. Opposite? Market Entrance ESTABLISHED 1887. GERMANIA ROLLER MILLS. fttYER & BR?LLE, Proprietor... Freder.ckiburjr, Va. Ws have the latest snd moat complete Patent Bollar By?tem In our Mills, nsanois bat the very ohoioeat Virginia Wheat and our Kloox? are Usa flnsst that san be mad?, aroeptinft nona. We make the following branda : MYBB ? t.RDLLB'8 BKST I'ATKNT SUPBRLATJVB, (JBKMANiA XXXXX EXTRA, GftfiM ANIA XX BXTRA, WHIT1 PLAIN BXTRA. Wa maka Choies Pamlly ItsaL MUI Tasd? of all kinds. We pay tha Hlshsst Oaah Pries? (er Wbeat and Oorn at MUI or Store. ?I vs as a sail before yea bnv or sell. MYER et BRHLLF I9?O SALE 7900. Tbie is the 30th Anniversary of tbe big Furniture and China ?Store. W* E. LANG, MAIN STREET, BIG SALES THIS YEAR Everything at one-half value. Beautiful np to date 1900 Ooode. Handsome Mattings and Hugs at one-half value* A great line Picture? at onehalf value. Ali that Fine China and Cnt Qlaia? Rara Bargains* in the 10c. Window.