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SA URDA Y..DECEMBER 22. 190C.
fd at the Postoffloe at Frederick? borg. Va., as leoond-olass matter ] AU communications Of every character should oeaddressed to"THK KUKK LA NUB,'1 Kre>leriekst?urg, Va. Richmond, Fredericksburg <fc Potomac Railroad. doheoale in effeot Nov. ?5th, 1900. Leave Northward. MS A. M. dally, no local ?top*. a. at. daily, no la - lyi\- *-. ^udays uuiy, stops at Brooke and w i.i? Water, Ij.ioa. at. latly except Sunday, no loca'. ?t.?j>>, ? M. dally eioept Sunday, no loeal tti . -. P. M. daily. So loeal stop?. VI ial.y. frtopsat Urooko and Wide W*tcr. Leave Southward, laliy, Atlantic i oast I.me train. 'Hope ft. Hi.luiu, >x>?w, .Land Astilaud, week d?yi. AU local stop? on Sundays. " M. daily, Soaloard Air Une train. via ?-. v. I.. Junction. Arrive ?it Cvo. Broad i station, ttubinoud. M. i?*i.> etc. p. Sunday. Stops at vi rd, D ?well and Ashlaud. *.w3 k*. M. I mi y. Atlantic Co ist Line train. at Uoiwe.i and ainlanu. . .>' U.t.l KMMU Stop?. . M. :?(y. ik'al? ?ard Air Line trata. HaS. A. L. Junction. Arrive ut r. \ o Broad street ititlon, Uicuiuon.i. a .'uni? ulat.on traloi ,<t **undsy. a. H. i r ' k-baaoaa. . . mu. ? .-I. a. .. :? atchmoad tor Prederloks buif. ?. afaaaaer. i. . i'rwsMeat, 0. 0. COX, Agent HEADQUARTERS FOR BUILDING MATERIALS. ? North Carolina and Vir reaacd and uu..r. teed, 6 . i. Doors ami Uiiuds. Lim. -, Plasteriug Hair. ? mur and Paring Briok. Tin and Iron I ? , Nans, al! kinds Head) 4 i . ,1 Dry Paint. Unseed Oil, als1 White iahet of all kind?. Window r. Builders* Hardware of a. ok Paper. Paria esaons, Koad Oarta ...ua-gles. I. Trf.- stuck always on hand. E. D. COLE. $j6,5oo. To Loan. $?6,500. rtit? BN riSRPRISB BUILD? ING A????lATION offers motiej to loan on their liberal is, in sums to suit, from HQl? ?P, osi city and country property Apply to HENRY WISSNER. Pr?sident s 19 Mam street, Fr? leriokeburg. Va. Jel5-6m $30,000 $30,000 TO LOAN/ In sums to suit, on both City and Country Property, upon easy term? ar d ?t ? pareeat. latereet. Sonsult your own advantage l>y e.irr . :tn ? JOHN T. KNIGHT. President. -OK tSAAC HlRSH. Secretary. Mer rpetual Bul'dlmr and Loan Aaaociat on.ot Kredcricksburir. Va. f ?-lin Two Fires*? A Contrast. | THE RESlDENCF OF MR. JOHN j WESBY. OF SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY. WAS DESTROYED BY FiRESATURDAY. No insurance--Fredericksburg Star Barn, tetit-njt-ut hou^e, corn cribti ?le, on the farm of Mrs. M. A Down n. in, in SpotBjlvama Couutj, wer? daatf >yed by fire Sunday night. In surauce, $330.?Free Lance. MORAL?lusute Yiur Property. Rowlett & Goolrick, F-.ro nnd Life Insurance Agents, Fredericksburg, Va. Ofla? : PrioBeBi A'.ne street. JU?T RE0EIVED By last St-anier I Bananna??, Bating Peart, Fine Eititig Apples. Al? so S ?. Thomas' Celebrated Red 8bin Tomatoes aod Corr. Wholesale. S. HlRSH ? BRO. TOE w m TO MS Lip ! Before buying your rhr.-ornas Uquori come and ook at my stock. 1 have IS Hrard* of WHISKIES, among th?m are STAB A, >? 11. |x:r gal on. Indian Hill, fc.UU. Ji Co'unty Kentucky old. *.' l?Ap ?lowooJ.c: OU. re, WiVO Nelson County Ken tuckv. "C'.im Bouroon Rye, HJM), Pj'per Ten M W. Mv Brands O? APPLE BRANDT are the linest on the MARK K.T at frost tl 5oto$l 00 I HAV? WINE) OF ALL VARIETIES. My stock of Cijrars. < Va ret tes and Family - :i ? ?iletc. It Is ti> the Interest ol yo ir POCKET-HOOK to come and tat MKS. J. F. MONROE. Commerce et., Fredericksburg, Va Ja*i301y BE?- MB. FOEBEB EE3I&NS HIS CHABGE HEBE He Accepta a call to Ohio. Rev. 8. H. Forrer. who hat been pat tor of the Christian church he-e for several years, has resigned hit obarge to accept a oall to Barnesvllle, Ohio. Our petpie will regret to learn of thla aotlon at Mr. Forrer is very popular In the oimmuntty He will assume his new datiet aboat Jauuary 1st. The chnroh here is considering tbe matter of a tnooessor to Mr. Forrer and bat two ministers in view,one of whom will probably be called lu a short time For over ritty Year* Mrs. Winslow'e Sonthiug dyrup has boen ised for over fifty years by mil? lions of mothers for their ohlldron while teeihiiift-, with porfeot saooesa. It soothes the child, softens the gums, allays all pains, onres win-i oulio, and >>st re?ne>iy for Diarrhoea. It will relieve the poor little sufferer im mediately. Sold by Druggists in every part of t?.e world Twenty-five oentt a j >ttle. Be tare and ask for ' M?a ?'-?'i*'< HoMhtaa Syrup," and take no other kind Local and Current Comments. Miss Eva V. Cox, of the oounty, is vieitiug friends in Washington. Miss Lnoy Hays, of Richtnoud, in visiting lelatives iu Baltimore. Mr. 0. O'Oonor Goolrick was in Richmond yesterday on business. Mr. James L Ra-vrlings. of the oounty, i was in the city Thursday on business. Dr. CG. William?, of Middlebnrp, Pia., is visiting relatives in connty. Mr. Rufos King, of Cincinnati, 0 . ? is the guest of his mother, Mrs. Autia O. King. R>v. 0. N. TyndeJl will presch at Trinity ohurch at 11 o'clock Suuday niorning. Mr. W, li. Plmghter arrived here Thursday and will spend Xmas with his family. Go to the T. N. Brent itor? for use? ful aud acceptable Christinas pit sen ts. Opeu every night. Mr. David F>?rl.?s left Thursday fir Philadelphia, where he will spend the Sanaa with frieuds. Mr. M 0. Thompson, of Baltimore, is spending the Christmas with his father's family here. Mr J A. Evans, of Onvllle.StatTorri ooanty, wa? in the city Thursday mak? ing Xmas purchases Mr. J. T. Thornton, of Port Boyal was among the callers at The Km L^nce olHoe Thursday. Mrs. Willie Rhodes Hicks left yister day morning for BoraatoB, l'a, to visit relatives for several week*. Dr O. 0. Broad'u?, of Bowling Green, died this week at the tass^lum, wher? lie had oeeu fot some time Randall Montagne, a man, of Brooke, 1st his pooki here yesterday containing $?i Mofatt. W S Allen and Isaac, Allen, ?if KiDg George, were in the city Thursday making Xmas purchases. Oapt W. B Warner and wife, of Spotsylvania, were in the city Thurs day buying good things for Xmas. Miss Janet Wright,of Tappahanno'k, who has been the guest of Miss Pannu? Tucker Oarmicbael, has returned home Miss Sue Lightfoot. a student of the Kredericksbufg Oollege, is spending Xmas at her home in Oulpeper oounty Miss Ethel Newbill, a student of Southern Seminary. B ?wling Gre-m. is spending Xmas at her home in i Messrs J N and E O. Peed and Mi??s Nannie Peed, of KiDg Qeorge, were in the city Thursday shopping Miss Marian Higgins, one of the teachers of the Oollege, left yesterday f ir her homo in Accomao to spend Xmas. Otdet Eugene Robinsm, of th?? V. P. I, Blaokaborg.ptaaed through this oity Thursday en toute to his home in couuty. Prof I. H. Thompson, of th lege, left this morning for vTitiob where he will spend the Christmas holidays. Mhi Jeanette K. Grieg, of the l?>g?\ left yestt-rday for her home in I ork, where ?she will spend the Uhri8tu.as. Mrs J BlikeOhew, of Htymatk ?t, Va , who has been the guest of her stator, Mrs Jao T. Goolrick, bas n - turned h >me. Missen Cirmen and Ohr latine Mota left by but Tnnrsday for Richm ?? d 0 ?unty, where they will speud Xmas with frieuds. A heavy snow storm set iu yestesday morning at ? o'clock, and for hours it continued to fall. atraining the depth of several inches. Dr. Myers Eokenrode, a dentil s'u dent ut ?he Uaiversity of Maryland, is spendiug the Xmas h ?lulays at his h.ime in this oity. Mr aud Mrs. Allen Smith, of King George,spent Wednesday and i'hursday in the oity, the guests of Mr. A Ran? dolph Howard and family. Mrs. Lavima Stevens died W??dries d ?y night at her home here, and was buried yesterday. Rev. J P. Stump conducting the services. Mr. Myers Oldham, a stud^'it a* !h? sitv U liege if Medicine in Riobmood, is spendli g Xmu with rel? atives in Richmond county. Rev. Richard Bagby, the pastor of th?-Christian cbureh at Bowling U is quite sick at the home of hi?? f ather, Oapt. B:gby, in Tappahannock. Mr W D Sett, Jr.; a medical stu? dent at the University of Maryland, is spending the Xana* holidays with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. W.D. Scott Mr J T. Coatee, who is attending the Theologioal Seminary atPiiucetnn. N J., is spending the holidays with his brother, Capt. W. F. Coates, uf this city. Messrs Jas O aud R A Pepd, of King George, tuve returned home from Richmond where th?y graduated this week at the Massie Bo-.ioe?s college there. The ladies and gentleman who are to participate In the Virginia Rtel at the Colonial Assembly ou the 27th loa*,, rehearsed at the Opera House Thursday .light. Miss Junie Mo?ire Gray, who is teach? ing school iu Danville, i? spending Xmas with her father, Mr. J. B. Grey md family at "Traveler's Rest," Staf? ford county. Mr. J. W. Corner, who has spent the past year at Wallaoe, W. Va., in the railroad construction business, has re? turned to bis home near Andrews, in Spotsylvania The ladleB of Register Chapel, in Stafford county, will give an oyster sunper and entertainment at Stafford 0 H on Thursday, Deoember 27, at 7 :30 p m. All are invited. Miss Susie Rock and sister, of the Southern Seminary at Bowling Green, passed through the city Thursday en route to their home in Lancaster county to spend the holidays. This is the time to have your photo? graphs made to remember your friends with this Xmas. You can have them made in the very best finish at the throughly equipped Davis gallery Dr. F. W. Stiff and children, of Richmond, spent Thursday in the city, the guest of Di J. P Stiff.en route feo Westmorelaud oounty, where he will spend Xmas holidays with relatives. A memorial service of Rev W. R D Mononre will be held at Ram >th Bap tist Church.Stafford conn'y.on Sunday, Deoember HOrb, conducted by R^v. A. T. Lynn All are invited to be present. ( Dr. F. W. StifT and family, of 1 mood, Va , nuil Mrs W H t to k steamer bars ihuit-duy to | the hollda- il Mrs. Stiff' ? rental home near Oentrs Cross, county. Dr. SUIT sud Iwo lifled , sers will lir-t ttop Off for a visit t I) ?otor'i pan ni il home at Oak G Weetmon land o oaty. Profeeeot Perrero has bean inn log lbs juv?niles and older ? eople fin the.streets Uns Break with a colls ? of traiurdratt and DBlOS wbiob pei i a number O? remarkable tri ks profesor was also amusing aud pr in handing around ine hut at re Intervals. Mr. Frank L Oostenbader. of ] mao Mills, Westmoreland county. I is a sti --Hr i- try aud raed \ at the University College of Med la Rictnnoud.wus In the city Thni en route to lus home to spend the Ot mas holidaya. Messrs II, P. Bows St Co., thi t I New York this week, lo fill prl ordeis for Oortstmaa in that oily bronze turkey gobblers, the. aggtf weij-ht of wi.ioh was over 800 poo turkey weighed over ?Jo pouui Dr. Robinson pasead through city Tuesday en nute to bit boast Cappahanoook from Riohmoad, w j be went to attend the me< ting of Board of-Medical Biamioera which he is u member R v W. F. Danaway, recent!" ! Middleluii;. is (he guest of Mr. G, j Pickets, m Fairfax, sod is on his : lo his new later ooai Alex. Ol ?is II ?rrison and Carter Welf students cf the College, left by rhoreday for their home In Rlobn ly, t > spend the holidays. Commonwealth's Attorney Lei inty, wat iH the I'hur Mr Jes. .v Gravel, of Richmond, in in-' city on Thursday aud a oalle The Free L uii a M M Natalie Burrusj,ntOranRecc tv,i? the gue?l of her cousin,Mist ?\ 0 iwardin, In Richmond. Mrs Alexander Potlt, of New Y< it the gu.st of her daugher, Mrs. W. ,? pi CITY COUNCIL. SEWERAGE-ELECTION OF SUPER TENBEHIS CF WATER WOBKS AND GAS WORKS. The Gas Supply Discussed. The December meetiog of thou Oouuc.l ??. hell Thursday nig Maj i Will - :n the chair ami Ooum men Cole, Wroten, Bradley, Bmbn rd, Perry a Obai Mr. t f Dr. J. Tompki'.s f r $12 for services in rending J.liu Lewi?, a negro, who v ???d i me lime linoa It wis ordei paid, Mr. Bmbrey itetcd that advert? ! men*? for t ids for sewerage had be sent out to newspapers, and that pit ? lag prepai to enable o ntrael m to bid lutelli^ei ly for the work. That at soon at co tracts are made the work will be coi Mr ii we, ot ,praasatad ordinance making Hi en 0, A Got ff, N ranttll, J. H Robinson and \ Hall constables, at the will oft 0 ur : one it required to gi bond lo the -urn ut' ?*..',i*;u, as requin oy law. M d that]Mrs. Margaret1 ! Km?. nai ol ine Ci. ?. (.?oven ; ?acur, , . de of $06, W of the Aims House her that ber committee be r ; 'I ilred to pay board, that tbe wat in i a pauper an i thould not be su; ri the city. Mr. Bradley, of Alms Honte, ac | who is also committee for Mrt. Ktu| j stated that the turn of $1 per mont | had been paid by him for her boat Jolj lei lv-t, and that it wool ! be continued?that tbe balance of h< j income Is devoted to clothing au necessary expenses outside?that Mn King had oeeu adjudged by the oouri i incomp?tent to attend to her own a ! fairs, and had been ordered to the Ala H us-* by th* 1st? Mayor White, whei I she ould have proper cure, and tht ? be, Bradley, bad beea appointed by th I court? i immittee to succeed he j former o immittee, W. S White, d( d ; that if the Council was aatii psi month now beln paid toi bei board, tuai he would pa ( ir her el-thing andlur etherexpentee Mr. 0 ?le tnei moved, aud It wa a lopted.tbal 0 mmittee Bradley shoul piv tut i tbe treasury each mouth $5 aQd the Alma H >u?e (Committee p y lo col only bei board, but her clothing. M iyoi Willis r"p rrted &37 as flues f j preseat m mth Oa m ?t?o:! of Mr. Chancellor th ' saliiy Of Supt. of Water Works for th ' oomiug year was tii-d at $i)00,the satm ! at last year Cap' S. J. Qolna was uuanimonil* ! eleoted. Mr McO-acken moved that the Supt | of Gas Works be elected f * the oomiu' ' year II) stated that he did not intenc I to B"k for a i lue ease of salary of Supt Pitspatrlok but that be deserved mure , money for bis tervioei, and made i i oompuisou to the amjuat of work re '. quired of the two uffloeta, Sup?, of : Water Works and Supt of Gas Worki ? and claimed that the duties of the Supt. i of Gas Woiks were the mcit arduout. Mr. Bradford ir jved that the talary be fixed ut |800. Il was #750 last year. This was vigorously oppoied by Mr. Cole The motion did not receive a teoond Mr. Bmbrey moved that the talary be j tixld at $750 This wat se.oonded by Mr, Chancellor. Mr. Bradford offered a tub stitute at iSOO which was seoonded by Mr. McOracken. It wat oppoted by 1 Messrs. Bradley, Bmbrey and Chancellor. On a recorded vote the result was: For lnorease?O de, Wroten, Rowe, ! McOracken, Bradford. Perry. Against increase?Bra?ley, Bmbrey and Chan? cellor. Mr. Fitzp?trick was thea unanimont ! ly elected dopertuteudent. Mr. McQraokeu asked for Infor* I mation iu regard to the Fire Depart ment. Mr. Perry stated that it wat in bad condition, but that tbe committee bad ordered hose aud would make all necea tary Improvements si far as their ap? propriation would allow at once. Mr Bradley stated that at the re quest of a number of business men and other citizms be called (he attention of the Oouaoil to the poor gas and limit? ed supply now belog furnished by the City G is Works; that in mauy ttoret and private houses coal oil and gasoline lamps wie atad on oooouol of inade? quate liKht ; that with high prloed Superintendent!, coal, whioh wat prc uouuci-d A 1 and well paid employee!, our per pie were entitled to the beet of gtt aud plenty of it. Mr Cole said he was pleased to have the question brought up That he had been asked on all sidos why there was a short supply and poor gas. The fault was somewhere and the cause shi Investigated. Mr. Etnbrey was very emphatic in his denunciations of the gas need Mad the supply. He said it Is better t i Olossj up the gas works thau to give the servioe now rendered Mr. MoOrackeu made a lengthy de? fense of the Superintendent, uoal, ano employees and said the quality of |ai used was superior to that used in Riohmond and other cities, but that the pipes were not large enough to furnish the pressure for the, largi quantity of gas now consumed nmi hence the inadtquute supply. That in a short time the new electric light plant would be completed and rellevi the works of the street. Pghtiug and we would have sotTL-lent gas. Bear patiently, said lie, with the commuter and all will be well In the near future. Mr. Cole said In order to relieve the present strain just before Christmas. "I ??ove that the lights from the street lamp! be cut off until affeet Christmas day " This was ?SOOndod by Mr Rowe In order to get the question bofote the body, and it was (oat, every member voting against it ? BO pt Mr. Uole. Mr. O ?le then moved that the sitppl) furnishi il the monufacturiug establish lUi'lllS b?? cut i IT, but tins met with lUoh a storm of noes that it was m t o led. The Ccuuoil then adjourned. Valuable Brid^ewater Hills, Including its City Property, Mill Property and all Buildings thereon and Appurtenances thereto for Sale In pursuance of a decree in th? eery caus?? of Knu k?*rt>??? Le, frost Oo. vs Bridgewater Mills and Merchant? and ?echaalM Building and Loan A? l olati n. made by the Corporation court ?if aTrederloksburg, Va., on De comber ll.1800.lbe unilersigned special oonsntssiooers will.as therein dir pro eed feo sell at public aootioo In front f the ?action ro< ms of Jiames R iach. anotloneer, in Fredencksburg.Va., on Saturday, Jar.uiry 1 1, AT H O'CLOCK, M., that valuable and desirable mill and mill property known as ' THE BRIDUUWATER MILLS," estimated feo o main some fifteen acre?. of laud, more or l?ss, about one-hall mile northwesterly from Fredericksburg, Va , together with all mills, elevators, dilatables, sh ?pi, millers' liou?e nud all other buildings or feeoonenl snnexed or used as appurtenant to said mills,and all water rights and rights i f water power devel sped on tho said ir petty and appurtenant thereto, In? cluding the right feu ?o^ cubio f< water per saoond to be furnished at said Mills by the Fredericksburg Water Tower Co., also .all canals.Hume-1, ways, apparatus and fixtures of all kinds used* iu or about the same, and all other right's appurtenant to sud mill? together with about three acres of lend, r less, near to or aOj doing the Amaret Farm.also all franchises, privi? leges and brands; aleo tne lv**XW*a ta ialiLvllU??m and outbuildings situated on the south 0orner of Charles and Amelia s rpets in Fredericksbnrg, Va., with tie lot on which they stand, fronting 68>> feet on Oharl-?s and 181 feet on Amelia streets Also all the persoual property, water power, water rights, machinery and iiitore? which formerly belonged feo th Bridgewater Milling Oo . all of which property, rights and privileges are ful ly dt-scrid*d in a mortgage dated Janu ?ry *.0, 1896, from the said Bridgeware Mills to the Knickerbocker Trust 0 und duly recorded in the Clerk's i Hi of the Corporation court r.f Frederick* burg. Va., in deed book G. G pp 36-51. T STVZ&S OP S-A-lLiE: As per deoree "oash suffi jient to par the costs of this suit and the expense-? of executing this trust and for a sum sumoient to pay the principal and in terest of debts reported by Commissioner Berry (i?i 001.18 with interest en princi? pal sum. $?'? 685.18 fr ni Nov. 11, 1900), and as to any surplus up ?n such term? >?.? r i cash or oredit as the Bridgewater Mills may indicate, aud iu the abanaos of any indication on the part of said Brid(tewater Mills, the whole porcher money shall be oasb." B nid required of said Commissioner? in the penalty of $10,000 conditional according to law. The entire property will be sold as a whole. ST GEO. R FITZHUOH. ALVIN T EMHREY. WM. D. CARTER Special Commissioners. Dec. 22, 1900. In the Clerk's office of the Corporation court of the City of Fredericktbnrg Knickerbocker Trust 0>., Plaintiff, against Bridge.vater Mills, et al, de? fendants J? I, James P. Oorbin,Clerk of the said court,do certtfty that the bond required of the Special Commissioners by the deoree rendered in said cause on the 13th day of December 1!>00, has been duly given (riven under tny band as Clerk of the said oonrt, this 10th day of December, 1900. JAMES P. CORBIN, Clerk. Two hundred bushels of po? tatoes remove eighty pounds <?!*. of ' 'actual ' ' Potash from the j|i? soil. Unless this quantity \ is returned to the soil, % the following' crop will materially decrease. The Million. Temperance aervloet will be held at the - Mission Sunday afternoon at U o'clock and Tuesday and Wednesday nlgbts followlag u.i Christmat the Mlsaloi will be op.-urd from ? to 9 p. m. for the purpose of pmuding the needy poor Those who oannol attend ate reqaSated to send something for this worthy cause. Baggett-Wilkenon. Mi<t Magftic Wilketton and Mr. John W. BaKK"tt. son of Mr. S. I. Baggett. .Ir , i f sp dsvlvanir, were married by Rev. DaoatBl Elwatdt at hit residence h.-re on Wednesday evening at fl :I10. Want to Attend the Inaugural. i ) in of th? most reoent communica? tions teceived'by the Inaugural Oom mittee \? from A. O. Walter, president nt the Taylof District McKinley and l?ooievelt and Rogert Club of Uulon ville. Orange county. Mr. Walter layt the club wants to take part In the In? augural ceremonies. Itt membership im ludes eighty native-born white Vir? ginia Republicans "Many," he writer, "are men who lerved throughout the war under Uoiiftderate banners, but at the tame time they form a part of the hone and sinew of the Republican party lu OraagS county. " CHAMBERS'. Main Street, (SBBREB'B OLD STAND.) Has full Supply of Everything FOR CHR1STHAS. CANDY, ?V ., s, 10 to lltjQ. per pound. Raisins, 10 and Li'-jo. per pound. Currants, Lie. per package S I Inc. per package. Figs, 8o. per pound. Tapioca. BO, pat pickage Oorn 8tarob, 4n Worcestershire Hauoe, ?o. per bottl?, Oilvee, 10a per bottle. Ooooanuti, bo, Maocaronl, 5 and 7c per pkg. Roll? ed Oats, 10 Ibt 25c. Lemon*, H and lOo perdoz. Fire Works Bought late when manufacturer! wanted to unload Offered now at lowastpelosa to be found in town. Olu-e prices to country merchant!. BPSOIAL INDUCEMENTS TO CHURCHES AND SUNDAY SCHOOLS. R'-member we lell shoes and at lowest prices t i be f ?uud anywhere. Tinware Notions, Etc. Chambers', 810 Main Street. (Sebree's old stand.) When You are Ready To make your pnrchatet for Christmas don't fail t t call on nt and get our prices, at w? have tome excep? tionally good bargains We guarantee the quality to be the brst and prices to be the loweit. A Word to Sunday School Commit tees. Place your ordert with ut if you want tbe most goods for your m ?ley Jost think, good French Cindy, worth lOolb., our price 80. We have candiel from A to fiilc lb. Blegant Cream Bon Boni, 12".?o. ?Fine Chocolates, Lowney's Fine Goods. Nuti, large Clutter Raitlnt. Mutcatela, Currant!, Citron. Plum Pnddlng, Ml nee-Meata, Malaga Grapes. Oranges, Lemons, Ooooaunti Prunes, Bvap Frnltt, Dretalngi, Sauoet, Cattup, Pine? apple cheese, Preserve?, Jelly, tGelatine, Corn Staroh, Outtard, Applet Bananat. Pumpkin Pte, - Fruit Cake, Fancy Oaket, (riant Queen Olivet Ftnett Lulls Olive Ol!. Vermont Maple Syrup, Marmalades, Celery,Oranberrlet, Flavoring Extracta, Fresh Eggs and Fine Butter. Minnesota Patent and City Mills Flour. Preserved Canton Ginger,Oryitalized Ginger, Fireworka of all kinds at low eat prioet. Everything bett In quality and loweat in prioe. S We guarantee satisfaction or money back W. L. Burruss,' Phone 1, Opera House Grooery. lili lili ~k? GARNETT NATIONAL BANK, fredericksburg, va. Deposits Solicited, ? Negotiable Paper Discounted* All Correspondence Promptly Answered in sealed Envelopes. Handsome Lithographed Check Books presented to each Customer. Merchants' Business Cards placed on their Checks. BANK OPEN FROM 9 A. ML TO 6 P. M. Gratine^^?Me/v>: r-*|4l?r'';*?.iT/5 (?gMI3ST0NE5o> ClIRBlNGy nCE-^0RK5'Si^&,?L6, VA. THIS IS CHANCELLOR & RAWLINGS' SPACE. WATCH IT. REDUCED PRICkS ON JACKETS! 3 n n n ? O o iaV in O ?i* ?^I M O ??? m ^ f? ST? ^ SD ^ P ^?Xi-? p gp P a? g a> ?- p p a> 1 2^ ? O S^srot* ^ sToi^E ?" p o? ?n o ?n 3 ?re en O 2 O a> <j a) o &gp 2.'&r *<J 2 5 B f ?Z?k ??? erp b PSp a. 0L.tr 7 o O. "-?? >?' The mo3t astonishing values at $5 00, eold for 6.75 and 7.50. Opera House Dry Goods Store. REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD BUY The "Success" Airtight Heater: 1. Asir?a am Rkmovkd mom thi mont, and not through the cover, and Fikk can bk BTARTID AT TIIK BOTTOM. 2. Our draft is the tightest of the kind and guarantees the success and durability of the stove. ?3. Our stove is absolutely safe; no danger of sparks popping out and setting fire to your house. 4. All stoves are lined with heavy steel lining, with air space between lining and outside, to prevent stove from warping and burning out. f>. Our draft is attached to the stove, and not to the lining, fi. Consumes less than half the fuel that other so-called air tight stoves do. Every Stove Guaranteed to Give Satisfaction or Your Money Refunded. -ALL SIZES AT LAST SEASON PRICE. Do not forget our line of Carpets, Rugs, Art Squares, Oriental Rugs at the Great Furniture and China Store. W. A. BELL <? B&0. Too Much Stock. Must be sold, andwe offer you the following special inducements : One Lot Ladies' Tan Melton Jackets.former price $5.00, now 3.99, a magnificent line of Ladies' Fur Collars, Collarettes and Capes in all the^Latest Shapes, at $1.00 and up. All silk BLACK TAFFETTA for 59c. was75c.,Drees Goods at Reduced Prices, Good Unbleached Cotton at 4 cents per yard. MILLINERY. Special prices have been made on all lines of fine Millinery, especially Misses Hats and Capes and Children's and Infants' Silk and Cashmere Caps. Come to-morrow or thejnext day, cr next week, and save money at 24 Main St. ISAAC HIRSH. Plain Mixed Candies, 8 to 10c. Pea Nnt Candies, 10c. Cocoanut Candies, 10c. Cream Bon Bons, 10 and 12 1 2 cts. Chocolate Creams, 15c. Cry8talized Creams, 15c. Cream Bars, 10c, Fine Candies in boxes, 25 to ?><-<?. London Layer Raisins, 12 1 2c. Finest Cluster Raisins, 20 and 2,r>c Finest Layer Figs, 16c. Finest Dark or Light Dates,K)c. Mixed Muts, finest mixture in Fwdericksburg, 15c. English Walnuts, Pecans, Almonds, Biazil Nuts and Filberts Mince Meat, per lb., 10 and 1'2 l-2c, per Jar, 51b , 65c. Plum Pudding, 25,50 and 75c. Jamaica Oranges, 30, 40 and 50cts. per doz., Florida Oranges, Large and Sweet, 40c. Finest Malaga Qrapes, per Ib., 20c Chalmer's Knox's and Coopers' Gelatine. 10c. Plymouth Rock and Nelson's M . 15c. Coxes'(checkered box) " . 17c. EVERYTHING THAT'S GOOD TO EAT AND EVErtY TH1NG OF THE BEST QUALITY. "It Pays to Buy the Best, W. La Braiiiian. ?' A L?g Size or Min? iature Portrait In Crayon, French Chalk. Indian Ink, S'pia, Pastel. Water Color or Oil. tassonsgtten In Drawing and Painting, from life or nature?portrait, landscape, flowers, ohina. ?to Studio open or Tuesdays and Saturdays to the pabilo. Call on CARLG.V.MARTINCZEK, ARTIST, 309 Hanover 8tiMt. T}K. CHAi. B.OUTCALT. DENTIST. Or. Hart's Office, Uvor Uoolrlek't Dru* Store. NEW SHOE STORE! Christmas Gifts are Plen? tiful at Our Store. SLIPPERS! SLIPPERS I Is tbe ory of everybody. Many a man and woman wonld be made glad Xtnaa morning by presenting them with a pair of ilippers or iboee Men's Black and Tan Slippers at 49o, 753, 85c, 9So, $1 25 and $1.60. LADIES' FINE SATIN JULIETS, BLACK, RED AND BLUE, 75o. $1 00, fl 36 and $1 50 Lidies' house slippers at 49o Lamb's wool nit ilippers. Ladles' and M lites' ?nd children's boots and rubberi. Come one and all. THE NEW SHOE STORE. POST OFFIOE BUILDING. PINE WOOD WANTED. AU partiel having PINE WOOD, suitable for the manufacture of EX? CELSIOR, and with to out some, ara requested to visit or o< mmuntoate with tbe VIRGINIA EXCELSIOR CO., at Frederickiburg, Va., with a view to securing contracta for furnishing wood during the oomlng year. Specifications as to prioe, quality, quantity and demensions will be fur uiihed on application. defcfclo. JOHN P. 8Tiyy, M. D? DENTIST. 911 Princess Anne Street. Oppotlte Mayor'! Office. yREDBtttCK8BURQ. VA. Annual JVieet.ng. Tbe annual meeting of the Stookhold era of The Free Lanoe New-paper .Book and Job Printing Company, of Freder icktburg. Vs.. will be held in The Free Lanoe building la Frederickiburg Va . Monday, Dec. 31, 1900, at 2 p. m., for the election of a Prat'. dent and Directors and for eaok otb* butinesB as may lawf oily come before It 8 J Q?1NN. Seoretary.