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Devoted to the Agricultural, Commercial and manufacturing Interests of Frederlcksburjr and the Tidewater and Piedmont Country
Vol. 16-No. 127
price 3 Cents
Schedule in Effect
May 27. 1900.
9.00 ?. N' NORFOLK 1.1 Ml r !?".!>. Ar
rlv! .m a. M. Stop? only Ht IV t
ershurg, Waveriy, mid Suffolk. tk?*ood clan?
tic ko is not aocep t-t1 on this train.
> QODburg, Roanoke, Columbus, an?t
?. Ruffel Parlor oar Petersburg t..
Koanoke Pullman fU?eeper Koanok.
untlius : aN i, for Bristol, Knozville, and
Pullman Sleeper fttoaaoke to
3:i5 ?*? M. Ocean "?h?re Limited. Arrive*
Wort ilk ? a P, M Stops only at ?'etcrsburK,
ffaverly. and Suffolk Second-class tickets
not rood ? d tins tralo Through coach to
V irx. ?
6!50 P. M . fot Sutr.i'k, Norfolk, and :n
terinc.iiate stations. Arrives at Norfolk at
10:*) IV M.
9110 ?' ?'?. I\>r Lynchburir and Koanoke
le at Lynchurg with Washington ami
Chattanooga I imite.1 Pul 111*11
urn to Memphis and New Orleans
Cafe, par,or. an.I Otwervation cars Had ford
1 ' M I 1. \la. Pullman Sleeper l.etwein
KiOkasood an1 l.yn? liluinr. and berths ready
for oocaoancy at t i) P, M. Also. Pullman
1 Petersburg and Koanoke.
Trains arrive Kich.uond f rom Lvnchhurg
and th- W, -t 1 illy at ; 13 A. M. and S:56 P. M :
fr,im Norfolk and the Kast at 11:10 A. M 11:43
A. M? ami ? IM) P. M.
Otilce: KM Main stre. t.
Passenger ?and Ticket .Went.
C. H. KosLttY. Oiatrtct Passenger Agent.
?T. It B g VILL. General Passen?er Agent.
General o tice: Koanoke. Va. iny.v?
oto nac. Fredericksburg
_?cneduie for IX?'._
AKB, #N0.?
White s
?iiue iloa?.
Rjbey s
-Screamer vlil?
dr.x:k Koa?.
New Uopt
?t rnoida
'..% FayetU
p m
p m
p m
p m
p m
p m
p m
p m
1:26 p s
1:18 p a
p m
p m
p m
Connections at Fredericksburg with R. F.
A P. K. R., and Weem* Steamboat Uo. At
Orange with Southern snd Chesapeakf ?s
Ohio R. R.
The only Uns to ths Cnanoellortviila and
Wilder n?es BatLenelda.
Rastern Standard Time. Daily exeeptBun
day. W.U. RICHARDS, Gen' 1 Manager.
'Train No. 2 leavss Orange ths 4th Monday
n saoh m onth at 3 p. m.
8c edale in Kffect Nov. 25. 1900
All trams arr.ve at snd depart from
Panuiylvarr.a Passenger Station.
?4.01 A. M.-Daily?tor Danville, Charlotte
ail way suturas, connecting at Calverton
U Warrenton, at Menasses for Btraaburg
an 1 Harrmaburg daily andStaunton week
days at Lynchburg with ths Norfolk and
Western dailv (or RoanoWe and Doiuts
Bonthw?Mt and with C. A O. R. R. daily for
Nataral Bridge and Lexington.
11:15 A. M ?Dauy-THR ONITKL
8TATB8 FAST MAIL carries Pallmsn,
Sleepers New York and Washington to
Jaoksonvine, via Savannah, uniting at Sal?
isbury with Pullman Sleeper for Ashe
rllle and Hot 8pringa, N. 0.. Kno.t
vtlle, Chattanooga and Memphis,
Tsnn., snd at Charlotte with Pull
man Sleeper for Augusta and at
Danville with ?leepler for Birmingham;
and at Cotum'ia. with sleeper for Charles?
ton, Pullman Sleeper New York to New
Orleans. Solid train Washington to New
Orleans without chLnge.connecU at Lynch
burg dailv for Natural Bridge and Lexing?
ton, Va. O'ningcar service.
11:37 A. M.?Daily?Local for Charlottts*
yllle, oonnenting at Calverton for Warren
4:01 P. M.?Loo?l for Strasburg snd Har
risonijurg dailyvsxoept Sunday.
4.30 P. M.daily, local for Charlottesvllle,
-onnecting at Calverton for Warrenton.
9-65 P. M. daily New York and Florida
txpreas Pullman Buffet Sleeping ?Cars,
New York and Washington to Port Tampa,
via Jacksonville, and to Augusta via
Columbia with oonuection for Aiken.
Through coach to Jacksonville. Dining Car
9:66 P. M. daily, Waahlngton ?and
0 Hat tan 00? a Limited, via Lynchburg, with
sleepers, New York and Washington to
Memphis and New Orleans through Bristol.
Through coach to Memphis. Parlor
sad Observation Oar between Radford, Va.,
snd Attalla, Ala. Dining Car serve*.
10:45 P.M. dailv. " WASHINGTON aar,
ITED." composed of Dining Cars and Day,
Coaches, i'uilman Vestibuled d>epeis,
New York to Nashville, fer.n.,
via Asneville, Knox ville and Chat?
tanooga, New York to Memphis, via Birm?
ingham, New Yorx to New Orleans, via At?
lanta and Montgomery. Pullman, Library
snd OWrva'.ioucar between New York and
Waaliin/toJ a.d Macon. Dining Car
lintel Personally Conducted Tourist
aireper on this train eveiy Monday,
Wedneeday and Friday, Washington to
B?n Francisco without change. Connection
leaves Richmond at 11.0U P. M.
Tratas oo ta?i Narrow Gangs raaoh Orange
?tally at 10:40 A. M
Tratm on tne Southern Railway pass
Orange lUiltss follows
1103 A. M. 2 35 t?. M 7.48 P.M.
SORT.?. rtO?ND?
A. M. 6:40 P. M. 5:37 A. M.
for .-aies, map folders and sleeping oar
sp*3g apply to nearest Southern Railway
Agent, or
f ti*N& 8.GANNON.3rd V.Pres* Gen.Mgr
5. M. 0UL?, Trallh Mansger.
W A. TURK. General Passenger Agent.
L. 9. BROWN, General Agent,
To Hot Springs.
Fas Bsoitbst asoUotcKssT Roots to
The aisi direct and popular route to
Old Point and Norfolk.
October 1. 19UU.
Mo. a
No. 1
I No.?
Lv. uoswell.
Ar. atauoton.
" Clifton Forge- ?
" Va. Hot Springs.
?? White Sulphur..
" Ronoeverte.
?? Cincinnati.
" Loxington.
" Louisville.
" Chicago.
?? Ht. Louie ..
til.-04 A
t H-M P
t 5 46P
11:47 P
11:26 P
Mi P
10:17 P
8:00 A
11:42 P
tip A
7:?fi A
6:10 P
7:15 A
7^0 A
Time marked ? daily except Sunday.
Pullman Sloping Cars on Nos 1 snd >
for Cincinnati and Louisvill^ _
ur uoswell.?..
ut. Klchmond.
Lt. Riohmond.
ar. Newport News
?? Old Point.
? Norfolk.
Additional trains leave Doswell 7:30 P. ?l.,
?g<>ept Sunday for Richmond.
jfagetasr Infonoatlcn.fcddress
A, ?. P. A., JBehamnd, Jo.
8:30 A M
11:10 A M
11:45 A M
1*15 A M
??M P M
8:40 PM
?:<?l P M
?:35 PM
WALLACE will ?ave you MONEY on
New sty les, low prices. Wool and Wash Dress
Goods, Ginghams.Galicoes.Casimeros and Kerseys,
Ladies' and Gents' Wool Underwear, Corsets and
Hosiery, l?g lot of new Capes and Cloaks from
$1.00 to $10. Ready-made Skirts and Pants.Trunks
and Satchels a specialty. Wholesale Depart?
ment up stairs.
Main ?od Commerce Streets. KI.'KDEKICKSBURO. VAs,
$1 Lsdtee' Oxford Ties at 50 cts. |1J6 lasdies'
Oxford Ties at 75 cts. H.? ots Ladir-?' Oxford Ties at 40 ots We make this a
special sale torftO days Slaughter price*. V?e d.o do! intend to hold one pair over
this season The prioe asked for them ll much hnlow Boat, Oome and see what
yon buy almost for nothing.
HENRY WISSNER. ?1? Main street.
are better prepared to fill orders for their
which surpass any heretofore made.
Ficklen'8 Superlative Patent, Belmont F-imilv, Bridgewatar Family, (Silver
.M??i1h1), Belmont Best Extra. Also Choice Qraoolatsd and Patent
Family Meals. All we ask is a trial to convince?. Satisfac?
tion guaranteed. Soliciting your orders.
J. B. FIOKLEN. Manager.
au21 ly
A fall line of Sterling Silver and Quadrupled Plated Ware. Suit?
able for Christmas and Wedding Presents. Also a big line of
Sterling Silver Novelties, from 25 cents up. Kugraving ; free of
A. LOEWENSON. The Jeweler,
?A atch Repairing a Specialty.
Is good reliable Footwear, at the lowest
possible cost. COME TO US.
Ladies' Oil Grain Solid Senisible Shot-s at il 25, Ladies' Seal
Grain Seamless Lace Shoes at $1.35, Ladies' Sample Shoes in
Kangaroo Calf, Glove Grain and Oil Grain at $1 25, Men's Al
Solid,very best Flesh Split Boots,solid asean be made,at $2.00,
Men's First Quality Veal Kip at $2 75, Misses Oil Grain School
Shoes at $1.15, Children's 9 to IS at 75 cents.
BR?LLE <f TIMBERLAKE. 921 Main St.
Opposite Market Entrance
My Stock u now oompl-st? In ?vary department, oonsuttug of the latttt style? and best
fabric? from French, Kngli?h, Scotch and A-nerican manufacture?, ?elected with the
reateat care with the view to ?apply the want? and t??te of every oo.torctr. Bvery.
thing at
Bottom Prices and Satisfaction Guaranteed.
Aiao full Une of Ganta' FumUblng Good? inch a? urea? Shirts, Nightshirt?, Orawertl
Collar?, Onffa, Glove?, Suspender?, Scarf?, Tie?, Silk and Linen Handkerchief?, Half
Mom, Scarf Pin?, Onff and Collar Button?, Watch Chains and Charm?, Silk, Aipaea are"
Gngham Umbrellas. Ac. Oall end ?xsratii? ?? ?? ? -
The Wm. Bernard Stove House,
216 Commerce street, Fredericksburg, Va.
Do not buy your stove until you go there and get
Plumbing and Tinning Specialties
? i -i
With Pleasure I Tender My Thanks
to and assure my friend?, patron? and the baying pabilo of my high
?ppreolatlon of tbe cordial support they have given me. I have the largest and
most complete line of GROCERIES oarried by any honae In Frederioksburg.
They are bought at Rook Bottom Prices and will be sold at very small profits.
I also aell tbe beat branda of Lime, Cement, Calcined Plaster, Hazard &
Dupont Powder, Stoneware, Nails, Hay, Feed, Tobaooo, Cigars, Cigarettes, ?tec.
I I am also agent tor the Elbra Brand Mixed Paint. It la a higher grade and bet?
ter quality of
Ready-Mixed Paints
an baa ever been pat on the mark-it of Its olas?, and more ECONOMICAL T
Now is the time- to make old clothes look like new.
With each and every CASH pnrchase amounting
to 25 cents or over, WE will give one package of
A fnll stock of Glass and Putty always on hand.
' ??- JSL ' ? -.
We can ?ell yon anything yon want* CLOTHING,SHOES, HATS, GEN
FU SNISHINGS. Oall and aee u* before yon tray.
No blotk powder ?hriu oo ?tic nurkrl compare with ?he " NHW RIVAI." In uni?
formity and strong- shouting qualltir*. .-.ore lire and waterproof, ?jet the genuine.
The Virginia Senator'? the On
the Occasion at the Waihl
Centennial Lait Week.
Senator Dintel ?aid :
Anoient history hai no preoed
the United Statt?? of Ainerloa an
em history ha? no parallel.
land, a new p-r?ple,a new priori
government, a clean slate for ihr
nrlng of old problem?, leisure an
erty to revise, correct and eip
old edition? of civilizttton and
nate new ones?those weit? the ra:
dltions thai Initiated the new de
hnman rights and fortunes The .
8axop was f irehandod, prepoten
amount and asoendant He outti
outworked and outf.ught all rlva
hi? side he beckoned all men as
ren, and all type? of men ctme tr<
from the fuor oorner? of the eai
?hare his winning?. In fre?*r sptr
In higher hopes they oast new pa
for themselves and for other natli
The Roman Angur looked to ihr
to oatch in the reflected light o
upper sky the first dash of the cc
dawn. So look we to the past o
country for the omen? of its brl
fntnie. The United States oontalt
moat diversified and asslmllatlv
ment? that ever oomposed a
nation Oar domain I? the beat loo
We have the most compact, the
convenient and symmetrical,of al
seat? of great nation? We are
moat defensible of nation?. North
south of us are friends from v?
there is nothing to fear. Kaat
wett the everlasting sea? are moat
our battlement?. Within oor boi
are all the element? of hnman si
nance and national greatness.
We have risen to greatness more
idly than ever rose a great nation
ascendancy 1? lea? endangered I
without than waa ever that of a g
nation. We have outrun the propht
of our progenitor? and surpassed
ideals of our founders. Our deve
ment ha? been the eplo of hnman
gres?. It ha? made poetry of ?tati?
and glorious romance of history,
haa left the dream?of optimistaas fi
speotres in the rear of aohievemi
Onr longevity projects itself to the
theat reaoh of hnman speculation,
the future is gorgeous with every i
of hope and courage.
Our people understand eaoh ot
better than they have done. Ooi
quently, tbey have more hearty feel i
of friendship and sympathy for e
other than they ever had. At home i
abroad the principle? and the flag
the American Union were never m
respected. We are the moat thorong
unified of the great nations. In t
?Thai cough
| Hangs on
i You have used all
! sorts of cough reme
1 dies but it does not
?yield; it is too deep
I seated. It may wear
{itself out in time, but
? it is more liable to
| produce la grippe,
I pneumonia or a seri
j ous throat affection.
[ You need something
?that will give you
?strength and build
j up the body.
j will do this when ?everything
[ else fails. There js^no doubt
about it. It nourishes,
strengthens, builds up and
makes the body strong and
healthy, not only to throw
off this hard cough, but to
fortify the system against
further attacks. If you are
run down or emaciated you
I should certainly take this
I nourishing food medicine.
LSoe. and It.io, ?Il drugg?ti. *
SGOTX 4 BOWNr:, C3??*?>i???, New Yoik. ?
,m--III ' ??? III ??M ? ? IM .Il-J
building the diff?rer ce? of forty*
commonwealths and seventy-six i
lions of people come to the mill to
ground int. In? whirl of tbegrindln,
great,find might mike the impress
that our differences were also great.]
be not deceived. Oar Sates are as mi
alike In their forms of government
the leave? of a tree. Oar people
alike In their language, their la
their nsages and their ??pirations.
We are the strongest of nations,
far, with only the phantom of ategu
army as a nucleus of education, <
wars have been fought for the m
pirt by the volunteer citizen ?oldie
They have never failed to cope sucoe
fully with the trained bands of Karo
To-day at the tap of a diom ten m
lion? would swarm to the national <
fense, and to a foreign foe our seaooa
would become
"I. omlng bastions fringed with fir?
Against the soldier of any age or a
oonntrywe might place with oonfldei
tbo American voluuteer. There 1?
army In our oountry greater than a
ever mnstered on the field of Mar?.
line it wonld stretch over 5,000 mtli
It Is the conscript and volunteer sch<
ohlldren of the United State?, 01
16,000,000 strong. It is the embryo
the mightiest civilized foroe ever i
ganized by any people. Woe be un
him who seos la these young ?oui? a
unworthy thought. When this am
deploys ia aotlou may It fly the ba
tiers of truth, of liberty and love
The eiperienoe of ovor a century h
exhibited the strength of onr eleotor
instituting. We are a? strong within
Oompare the men whom the peop
have choaen aa Presidenta with 1
equal number of hereditary monarch?!
any other nation, and self-governmen
ia comparison, find? It? Inornate vi
dicatlon. This is the only great natlc
, that ever passed through Its formatli
conflicts without inflicting in a sing
oaae the penalty of death for a politlci
cause. Dae? not this fact alone ?p?a
volume? for free thought, for fr<
?peeoh, for the government of the pet
pie and for the high character of tb
Amerioan people?
If we have had strife it has been tb
proud and lofty atrife of the biave an
the true who can cherish honor, wh
oan oherish prlnolple, oan cherish love
but oinnot oherish hate.
"I am an Amerioan" mean? mot
today than it ha? ever meant, for if a!
the nation? were arranged in Une, eac
represented by one typloal man, th
Amerioan mm wonld ?tand at tb
head of the llne.the tallest,the stralgb
est, the brawniest, the moat prtotlcal
minded and biggeat-hearted of ther
We are the foremoat nation of tb
world. We are the light and hope of th
world. It I? our freedom that ha
made us great
Race problem, Philippin? problem ,trua
problem?what will you do with them?
am not here to anawer. We may wel
view these and other problem? with dee
?olicltode and anxion? reflection. Ba
If onr problem? be mighty they grot
out of our might and have the might;
to deal with them They oome to thos<
who hare never been oonfounded bj
problems and have never dodged one
who have solved problem? jost aa great
and aome greater, tnan any now present
ed, and have left them all behind will
monument? of their ?olotion builder
over them.
When John Smith and hi? little b?n<
?ailed into the James river in 1607 1
flight of arrow? In their faoes arresta?,
attention to the greatest and deadlle?
of raoe problems. There are a? man]
Indian? on the Amerioan continent
now a? there were then, but where ii
the taoe ploblem of 1(307 ?
We have been a world power evei
?Inoe we tied taxation and representa
tlon together and identified in one 00m
munlty the tax-layer and the tax-payer.
It wsa out of that germ that arose 001
free Constitution. Wherever it ia fount,
a free Oonstltntion would grow ont of it.
It ha? quickened the r??publio movement
around the globe. It baa brought ni
th ? homage, not ooly of the downtrod
deo who welcomed it? dillverlng band,
bat a? well that of the powetfol whe
heeded not its fore warning,*.
It Is not likely that any orown will
ever oome to thl? land of onr?, bul
our constitutional system, with the
people tovereign and holding in tbeit
hand? the parse and the ?word, can go
anywhere. Eighteen ?later republioi
of Ameriot have patterned on its ex*
ample. Our Monroe Doctrine haa aaid
to the monarohiea: "Touch them
not," and the world repsblio, not the
wotld empire, Is the vialon that grow?
more and more distinot aa we
go ?pinning ?'through the ringing
groove? of change. " Thia land la al?
ready the radiant centre of Anglo-Sax
on power. It ia also the radiant oeo
tre of that vialon. We will oleare to
the prlnolple that covered that vi?
loo. It Is brighter than omwns. It
stronger than ?*e<sp*a?ra It n high
than throne?. It m longer ranged Ih
oancon It I? i-hirp-r ihan swot
iml luy?inetn. It i rn >m uuguit th
au ai my *i li banner* It mi c
e? while arinit'S ?l?Mp It ootqn?
wheio mmi^ fall It 11 >ats whe
navio sliJk. It in the shield if t
weak. It is the glory of the strong.
Is the riches of the poor. It is tl
faith and hope and nplift of the <
pressed. It is snbtler than policy It
right snd it is the destiny of nation
As onr oouotry moves to speed thi
destiny lt will carry the future i
Washington oity with lt. Oar fsthe
brought the Federal Government bet
in 1800 and dedicated this spot as "tl
eternal oapltal of the'eternal republic.
And the oapltal and the republio hat
growo with equal pace and their stc
has ever been forward.
To my mind this oapltal oity of tfa
republic is the oity unique and beat
The United States will live snd wit
them Washington will Uve, expanding
multiplying, beautifying oulightenin
with every torn of the prodigious whet
of which it Is the axle. Plans for II
Improvement abound. One oontem
plateo the erection hereof the "Hallsc
the Ancients," where the eye may be
bold revived arohltectnral creations o
bygone nallous. Anothsr would pro
duce on sume expansive field a minis
ture if the United States of A mer tes
showing in the earth Itself the delinea
tioos snd ondulations of our nations
topography. These and kindrei
schemes are well worthy of considers
tloo. Bat the essentlsl mast come first
Washington needs, and the people o
the whole country need, fitting outlet
for the new railroads that ptess for ad
mission, and bridges whloh will ?pu
the Potomao and conneot the oity witl
the military post,the agricultural stattoi
and the beautiful cemetery at Arliug
ton. More pablio buildings are needei
by both the District and the Federa
All will be gratified to know thst th
White House Is to be eolsrged for thi
more suitable accommodation of the
President In the exeroise of the officia
and hospitable fondions Incombent ot
the chief of oar multitudinous people
and sll will wish the present oocupan
that hspplness whloh he woold, if ht
ooald. bestow on every one of them
No less pressing are the needs of the
many depsrtments. This Government
should not be forced, as it hsa been,
and Is now, to rent rooms like a tran?
sient visitor, nor to pat Its pabilo ser?
vants In dingy lodgings like postponed
And one public building above all
others is needed here as the reflex ot
the peculiar genius of the nation and
of its supreme Intellectual distinction
In a department where It surpasses all
anoleot and modern nations. We are
the most Inventive of nations. The
free intelleot has been the most oiig
lnal and productive of all intellects.
Other natloDS have surpassed us In
literature and the fine arts, but la the
Inventive and useful arts the United
States Is far transoendant. The Patent
Offloe, established by Thomas Jefferson,
and protecting for a brief period the
only constitutional monopoly,,the right
to the exclusive enjoyment of one's
original ideas, is the crown of American
Intellectual snpremaoy over the ma?
terial world, even as the Constitution
of the United States Is the crown of
political architecture and the Union It?
self the orownlng glory of onr peopl?.
Francis Baoon says : ''The sciences
dwell sociably together, "and we should
pot on Oapttol Hill, faoing the Senate
hall, as a oompanlon pttoe to the ex
qnislte library building,now facing the
Hall of Representatives, another build?
ing of like architecture. And the
American cap?tol of letters should bave
by its side the American cap?tol of in?
ventive art, both facing this Ospltol of
the people, where their sovereignty bas
Its highest exemplification. In that ball
should bo displayed the evolutions, with
every invention indioated by tts model,
inclusive of the last Improvement. It
would be the greatest college of spplied
sotenos that the world has ever seen ; a
monument to and a stimulus to inven?
tion, and leading by gradation to those
troths of soienoe whloh hover over the
threshold of tbe age "waiting to be
oaught. "
It was the mariner's needle thst dis?
covered America The inventor made
the discoverer possible, and Inventive
genios is thst whioh is putting ns ahead
of all the nations. It is invention that
manifolds the thoughts of the wise and
soatters them in the humblest habita?
tion. It Is invention that has made the
poor man's oottsgo gleam in cleanliness
and besuty, like the palsce. It Is In?
vention thst has made olroulating 11?
braries and art galleries of onr periodi?
cal literature. It is invention that fore?
stalls the pestilence, extinguishes the
cODfl^ration.Illuminates the dsrkness,
mskes ths fooctsin to gosh forth by the
fireside In tbe desert,relieves tbe famine
and snatches the vlotims of the battle?
field from the jaws of destruction. It is
Invention that has made princes of the
earth ont of merchants, manufacturers
and skilled workmen ; that has given
precedence to oar products In ?all the
marts of the world ; that la pouting
the golden horn of trade balan?a into
ourjtreaaury ohests and transforming as
from the debtor to a oreditor nation.
it h Invention that has made war so
TT -Absolutely Pure
Makes the food more delicious and wholesome
I_aov?t pomo eowom co., ufo yon?.
terrible th ?t j.eaoe form - it* I? I of re*
pose at the m?oth of ih? o?)bwebiVd
cannon. It is invention ibut ia to lift
our earthly being from poverty
the hungry, clothe the naked, visit the
?iok, unlock the RaNtilt-?., and open all
the doors, where lie the victim? of
hardship and bigotry and ? ppression
It Is inveiui m that has brought to
manifest revelation the nnlty of the
universe, the unity if man, the unity
of life, tb-? unity of soul, und thrown
the very gate? pf immortality njir h;
proving th? p? rpntuiiy of phyt-ioal and
moral force. It is Invention that.wbip
erlng around the world, brings ns in
touch with each other, though thous?
ands of miles apart, and that reminds
us by it? mirada a? to the ?uthor of
onr being, that?
?'01o?er is H<> than breathing,
And'nearer than hands and feet."
It is invention th-at will one day
make the United State? of the world
fulfill the diotiu ih .t now h'-vrrs over
the United ?State of America. When
that day comes the E iglish language
will be thr nntffersal language; our
Constitution will be the model of the
universal Constitution. The p'liclpj ??
of the Declaration of Independence,
that taxation and representation most
go together, will be the universal prtn
oiple. The flag of the stars will be
bltzincd with tho constellation of the
nation?. Herd will as.eai.Lu?* ?h- Pirlli
ment of man. The farthest star in the
heaven? will bear the name of Washing
ton ; and the city that now bear? the
founder'? name will be the capirsl of
the universal republic.
Personal Notes.
(Correspondence of Th? Free Lance.)
Kelly's Pord, Va., Deo 15, 1900.
Mrs. M. E. Farmer is visiting h? r
mother, Mrs. Dr. Hnme, in the upper
part of this county.
Mis? Gertrude Godfrey is attending
Kennedy's Academy, at Oulpeper.
Mr. Edgar Jenninga expeot? to leave
soon for Richmond, where he will
?pend the winter.
Mia? Lizzie Brannln spent a few daya
In Oulpeper last week, the guest cf
Mr. John Kelly.
Qalte a number of young people, who
are absent from the neighborhood, will
return for the holidays
Mis? Leta Oolemanpaid a flying visit
to this vicinity recently.
Miase? Susie and Nellie Henry ure
the guests of ?1rs. Nannie Spindle, of
Brandy Station.
Rev. and Mr?. John Harris Wine (?re
at "Level Green, " and the neighbor?
join in welcoming them back to this
Mrs, U. Parr and ohildren, who bave
been visiting Mr?. M F. Farmer, bave
returned to their home at Brandy Sta?
tion. Bee.
* ?_
Look at your tongue. *
Is it coated ? \
Then you have a bad >
taste In your mouth every
morning. Your appetite
ia poor, and food dis?
tresses you. You havo
frequent headaches and
are often dizzy. Your
stomach is weak and
your bowels are always
There's an old and re?
liable cure:
Don't take a cathartic
dose and then stop. Bet?
ter take a laxative dose
each nicht, Just enough to
cause one good free move?
ment the day following.
You feel better the w
very next day. Your <
appetite ?"eturns, your r
dyspepsia is cured, your
headaches pass away,
?i your tongue clears up,
? J your liver acts well, and M
your bowels no longer N
give you trouble. ^1
Price, 3S cent?. All
?*1 have taken Arer'a PID? for M
year*, and I consider them the best f>
aiada. One pill doe? ate mor? goo?
than half a box of any other kind I
** **"atniK. 1* TAtawr,
aaUKfeao.USe. AJTlnirtoa, Sana.
Will it be tlO a Say ?
The Htcbmood msn who calmly
threw ont the suggestion that membern
of the Constitutional Convention would
probably vote themselves flO a dar.
making the salary acooor.t for members
about f 1,000 a day, on tbe basis of a
membership of one hundred, maybe
one of those innocent souls who never
dresmed if stirring op s row, bot wo
doubt it. We believe be was eager ?to
see a little sport, and he Is seeing It.
There is a howl going op from one
eud of the State to the other, snd the
end la not yet
Bat lt is a serions question. If the
very best men sro sent to the soovention,
they will be men who earn $10 a day
and more in their own private bosiness.
Plsced on a money basis, tbey would
not be willing to drip their business,
msny cf them, and go for $10 a day.
Lot tbe State Is not io a condition to
pay fall value in money for the eervioes
of her best men, and they are folly
aware of this fact. It there still loft
among her beet citizens patriotism
enough to indace them to work for bar
in a crisis like this without taking Into
consideration tbe question of ?adequate
remuneration in dollars and cents? Wa
believe there is, and that they will
show it at the proper time. Tbe mem?
bers of the L?gislature get $4 a day, and
it Is oar opinion that members of the
Constitutional Convention will fix
their own compensation at something
like this figure ? Staunton News.
A Thousand Tongues.
Could not express the reptare q;
Annle E Springer, of 1125 Howard St.,'
Philadelphia, Pa , when the fonnd that
Dr. King's New Discovery for Con?
sumption had completely cured her of a
backlog cough that for many years had
made life a burden. All other remedies
snd Drs. could give fier no help,bat she
says of this Royal Cure :' ' It soon removed
the pain in my chest and I can now sleep
soundly, something I ein soaroely re?
member doing before. I feel like sound?
ing its praises throughout the Uni?
verse." So will every one who tries
Dr. King's New Discovery for any
tronble of tbe Throat, Chest or Lungs.
Price 60o. and $1 00 Trial bottles free
at M. M. Lewis' Drug Store ; every
bottle guaranteed.
Buckwalter Whiskey.
Whltli on amount i i t ? r- ??? ??? arena
are specially ad vis? r'rrl nrres
%i.'d s:i<1 'n>)hiwd(I?<i bv
i\ gr-BAepi'PC-fR
Oar price Is reasonable, as it Is At
more's finest. If you need good ar?
ticles for Ohristmas, yon can get them
A rery desirable six room house, good
barn eto., with several acres of lsnd.
This property is on PLANK ROAD,
one mile from centre of Fredericksbnrg,
and hss been occopied for paat ten
years by R. W. FariU, Erq. Terms
reasonable. Possession given January
1st , 1901 M. B. ROW!.
Fredericks barg, Ya.
I will sell tbe little fsrm known as
"WILLARD'S," on the Spoteylvanla
Court-house road, six miles from
Fredericksburg. It eontsins 100 sores,
lying along the Masssponsx Boo, snd
a comparatively new two story dwell
ing and barn. Price low. Possession
given January 1st. 1901.
Frelerioksbnrg, Va
Robbed Ths Oravs.
A startling Incident, of which Mr
John Oliver, of Philadelphia, was the
sobject, is narrated by him as foUows :
"I was In a most dresdful oondttlr-n
My skin was almost yellow, eyes sunk?
en toogue costed. pain eontlooally in
back sod sides, do appetite?gradaellv
growing weaker day by day. Three
physicians lud given me op. For
innately, a friend advised trying
?Electrlo Bitters ;' snd to my groat Jof
and surprise, ths first bottle m?*d.i a
dectd?sd improvement. I oootlosM
their two for three weeks and am o w
a well man. I know they save
life, aod robbed the grave of as
victim." No one should fall t<
them. Only 60 ots , guaranteed, at M.
M Lewis' Drug Store.

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