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TUESDAY, 1 \M VUV o, i-.m?:i \i| ,-.?ri?>u>it.'-v' r. rh.-wartut I X M ? . ??? ?-?i it--. ?/ v%. mm. \mmxm in -. i.r,lui? m ?if-. ? *???? ???"<?'. lass ua?[ ?.?.III? ?tat?. S.1,7 A M. tlailjr. ?loi* op alartiai a? iiecaMia:?,. s?ai..l?.?A oal** H.Ht\ A. ?4 datl?/. No I . ,,?.,,.-. x \( ??ndayaonl? s t..?,,? oa a'anal ?l ii, ...i... Auulr?, W ?. ??- ?v.,?, r. >.?.,?nt'? ,. ?I?...?? Hill ?xn.l ?,?. lO.dT A > -.it,,? ?? ?*,..r. ? ? ? ? ? ??liuiii. I ?,??.,,?. \ 1.47 I- ? ..;,. \,. |.,P%, ?tup? ? ?*i..?:.?t Broofta a? . ?? : ? .tt.-r IO.OI I' H. ?tall? ?,|.,|.? ,.,, -?.-?ai?? Br.?????. ??? i.'.t- ? i laatt ? , ? on al?n**< at i ?, ???Tuivn <? . nsaSaj? only. ? ? in S ?It? A. XI ? .1- ... ., i Sim,I??- H?, I,,,,,?n? sa-??aaut?.*datt?-?i Maki? ni: - 5.IVO A. ?i. ?I .11? A tie..,,Ir l'osa, I.>,,? trais. S,.,!- st M' *.Tl. I?.,??? il ri,-1 X??i ?ii.l. ?I ? .. 1,1.?I ou -Iu.ikI at os??? l'.ral >? ?.?a x..\> ?Uli? accept SaaSai ?l?k?a .??ai ?v???- un ail liMl |? ni ?liai?,- -? A ?. tr?tu BtUMBS ??? - . nt?l ?t M tir.ir.l. H, ??,11 aad Aaldan-l itOaattc ? aast 1.1 n? traja ?tuM at lUaawrll and \.Ma??d ?'? ,T f M daBr. x,jaw?? itx-al ?ti?i?a ?s - h.sfi I" M ? omet ?ir i.?,,? ?rala. M i - ?l l>t'??f|l. < . illiTiln.111,1 ? > .'?r?;.; Su Util? .nr-1 b???? ?.:; ?". ?". (<?.\. A??,.-. ? l TATMIR, Iraitlr Xlanas?? W. It l'I K ! . Ornera] Mining, r K. T. O. MYi:n>. Pfiatiaat. POTOMAC. FREDERICKS!? PIEDMONT RAILROAD. ? lia ???? ivoa. n ? I.? Ar? No. 1 am Kr^-l-rliAAt.urs .1:1.1 m ta >?:1? a in ?\ hit****? ."t.i'l i, in ??:?>,? a in r...r?'" ?:*l.*i a ci I.,.!,<-?? -? -, | t, ?, ? .??? an. _? m ,, ::, ? ?" ?Irl. 1: g , J p 111 " *? ? m W:.*I7 i> m ? a in ::..,v" ? ?*? ?? ? J:*.-. p m .(?.am I'rtrkr? ? l-.i. ?? . OH -, m s.-. Hop. 1:57 D m ?*? u? t:4S i? in ? ?'** J? m I:Sfl i. in ? iSH a *n ..til. .:;*.-. |. m a-.?.? am ' a I > ? llHt, m 10.i?.T a m i Til..,,'?111? 1 t,.-, ,. ,? 10:1? an s a. l-i.r.o p m 1??:-J4 am 1 a? !. r I?. |, ?i l?>:4o a m t ?raina- 1 - i(?> |> n, (??>nn?*ctt??n? at Fiwdertrksbai?-! '? a, P. i:, l: . aad ami..,at ???. At ??rat.?,? wt?ti ...i-iiSr-T it Uno?! h<-aa*r>-ak? A '?h!,, n. n Th? only Ba? to ??.- ? ,.?ur. llorarme and WIMernr?? tla:U???l,1a. Kastrrn standard IT in... Daily ?ir?|,is?n ?a?. w li liniiAltl?? Urn ?? ?Tral-i So 'J l?a????>?anai?th? 4th Mon.iny In -<vi' month at M i* M $30,000 $30,000 TO LOAN! In ?un? t<? ?tu ota !*>tli City aad Country Property, upon easy term? sn?l r.t 6per cent interest. Con ?ult your own ?.Ix-antuvc bv corre?pon?l,n?? tritt l?iA w H . . P,... -?? ?** A" ,- "?.or, 'k ?Merchant?' snd Mechanic.?' Perp?.rial Ruild-r/ Aril Loan \*?so?-ia-.i Krr^trirkfliiir?*. V? S26.500 TO LOAN 526.500 ?THI 1 M RPRISE BUILD IN;. A?'?.SOCI.\TloN oScr? moner t loan on their litt?ral ternis, in sums to suit, from fioo up, on city and country properly. Apply to ??ENf? _?,NCR ?salrfoat 819 Main Street, Freilerickaburg, Va. jei5-6m. WANTEDI 10.000 CORDS Pine and Poplar Excel? sior Wood. T?> a*a)| the l??-.t results ami <-uick e*st rctu? n.-., vtriti- to or call on The Virginia Exo Isior Co. l-'R HI) 1-8 ! C K *- M ' RG, VA. The Largest E.xc?lsior I-"actory in the .-?Ute E. G. HEFLIN. Architect and Builder. Room N?>. '_', i:?it?'r|?ri?e Building. C??rn*??p.?nilenc? Si.licited. ;('? niniiiiiit-ated.) To th? Voters of Carolina. Sparta. Ta., Jan. 1st., llio.l. l>*nt then? may be mune mi?ntp]>rehen ?5 ?n ?m tha part o? asaas ?>f the voters of Caroline in r?xard to the agreement l?r twea'ii the friends of local ??ption ami the li?li.??r dealer? of tin- county, I lieg ?cava to say: 1. That tl??-< iiiiri*eint*nt In no win? ?Ic? ier? or interfer?-?? xvitli tin- c??uiin?c elec tioii. That will, xrithout fa.il. take place on January 8th. laet ererybody remem? ber that. ?. That tbe a?r<*?'!neiit referred to doe? not o!tv?at?? the nece??ity of turning o-it in full force, if the frieit.'a of Iiniptratne denire to carry the < lei-tion. I'lie fri?n?l? of the har-r.'.iin ar? hard at week. We ?ball List' th? day unir?? rr?? poll a (toad vote. Andrew Broad In?, Chairman of Con*ral Committee. Neckwear ?t (ioldsmlth'?. CURRENT COMMENTS. NEWS (IF FRtuliRICkSHlKO ?\NO VICINITY liMfccre I Here ?oJ Thcr? Bv Tfc? It-?? |_g_M Rseertsr? Mine Annie Hemlng i-- ' 'luin Ib.ftalo. H 1 Mr?. C .11 Howard Ml l.-r '.' ?fuira Friday, where ehe will apead the ? later. \ very pleasant and bappy lliri.tm.iH t.. osoryhoay :s the ?lea <>f I*. \\ .lone?. Miss ? arria Plekstt Moon-, of Boa \?r ?h the carat oi the laraity ?.f Mr I Bradley l>r. It. II Carmi.-luv-l hau? returned to W iu.hingt.it!. after a vieil to hi-i father and Me'ers here. Mr. I'ai.l Baratea, Jr., haa aeceati position with the ? to. Way. (iordoii .v. tiarm-tt Natioii'il B ? Mi-a Fraaeaa Parry, wh.? baa br? (fleet <?f Miss \iinic Fleming. ha~ n tun - el to IHrhranral MinH Laaap l"?*?i?i? t i?n Cruet, w-lc. has besa Maltesiek at the Mary vYaahlactoa Hospital, i- improving Mr. Clarenr?. F. Pratt, of King ?leorg?-. Ina? returned from Fampii-r. tt !.. n went to ?ee hie lust girl. Mrs. C. I-' I'ickinson ami son bat tun<?d from Kiihmoutl, where theg ?peot be Chrietakae h delays. Mr. II. 0. Latlerar, at Baltimore. a?bo ha? lieen apeoMoB the holtdaja with rel HtiiiH here, ha*? retun ed home. Licensed to marry in Washington: Bobsrt l> ? lark, of Port i: ?yal, aad Era I. Temer, of Hrnndyvv ne. Mr. F.?!gar C itnniom ha? return??! to llampilen-Si'lney ? ??liege, after B very pleasant vii.it to relatives here. Mr. II T. lircnlaw. form, rly of thia city, has lieen ei.-.t'<l neretary ?f ths Jol? ly Iivt Men's t lnb of Wiiahington. Mr. Bobert Bsake, who baa lieen apead ing tt?- ii'iii.ia.tH with relatl.ee in tliis ??ty. bae retened ta the iniversitv of Virginia. Miss Mamie Arnblrr ha? returned to Hannah Moor.? A?-a?lcniy in Maryland i '?er apead ins the holidavs at her ! k i. Weehol Prayer PerrleeoeoaaB-aaeod ?-t the Christian rlinr. h. Mo:nlav night. Tacad at. night they will lu i el I at 8t. < ?surge's ehur.-h. Mr. Charlee s. Bradbtj arr?esd bsre from Staiintoii today ar.?l will remain wit h bis re'ntiveat e< til Jaa lOtb, when be will go to ltaltimore. Mr John I, Pratt,Bo. <?f Mr. alexaad er l'ratt. of King (?H.?rge. ha? returned to Charlottesellle, to raseras l.?? ?tadles at thcL'ni? ersity of Virginia Nliss It-saie \\ . 1'oii,dexter, of I. .plata. M?) . wii'i iiaa rpeat th.- holidays bsrs with li?r graiiilmolh' -, Mr?. Betue Cr don U a?Lii-e. luis return.-.1 boaW. Mr. ?n I Mrs .lohn N Steams, of Be. York, who bars l?een viaitlng Mr. nnd Mrs w. C.8tearae, al "FederalHU?,"on Hanover street, bar. r> turmal home. There will Is? nn important mating of the Mary Washington Hoi-pita! As- - tion lull Toesdayatorar...at 11 o'clock, at the reeMean <f Mrs. \v li. Kichards. Mr. anil .tira C. I.. Coaway amitlauel-. ter. of Franklin, Va . nft? r spending the holidays bees with Mr. Jas I. Laytoa and fatnily. han- ' -..- home. Fvang. 1 st Ge >. A. Mills litas received a baadeoaae pedestal, os whieh the Bible will rest in the People's Missioa Itiiiltiing. ?lon.it? tl by I? v. J. P. Stump, of Alexan? dria I ?.vvid Funis, through mistake, gave his .'I year old s >n B t?os.? of Mexi.-au whltcoll liniment. It threw him inagony. The doctor was sent for ?it once lie is now our of danger. Miss Fan nie Uaj.e, who spent the ludi? da.*, s with the family of her father. Mr. T. II. liu.vle, in Spotsylvania. has return???! to Fnutitiier eoiinty. when* she is teach? ing near Wnrrentnn. A license to marry has Is-, it i?sued ifl 'Washington to Mr. lohn W. Daeis. of that .-?ty. and Mrs. Laura II. Iligdon. Mrs. Iligtioti is adauglit.r <f Mr. and Mrs. Kit-hard I?.-l,s of iiii.. city. Il? inemlK-ry our frientis tin rin g Christ mas Holidays with a heedaora-jy Batched photograph of yiiursi If The Frederick. burg Iiavis (?iiilcry is i-n pari-tl to eaake any style, siae or linisli you may desire. : Mr. E T. Hakerhavingdeclliied to serve ! on thei-tiinuiission nppointi-d to condemn land for the opening of set eral new streets. Judge \\ nllact? has appointed Mr. John M. Orilfin to fill the vacancy To all we wish a very happy Christ? mas, and thank you for your very lib? eral patronage in ?.ir effort to give you the most modern nnd up-to date dry goods 6tore in thisecction. C W. Jones. Miss Kdna Arnold did not s*?end the holidays with her parents at " l'otomac View," as was stated in a Kins; Kworge letter, but was a guest at the home of Frofessor S. W. Soruervllle and family, iu this city. Misses Adra and Fannie Bradbury,who have been the guests of Miss Fannie Beule. Iinve returned to tt:eir home, near Baeaa'a, Orange county. While h're they vt-erethereciplentsof much attention froui their many friends The officers of the Wx.'ins Line have changed around considerably. ('apt. I'art has been taken off the steamer Es? sex and put on another route, while ('apt. Mason (?ourley has been put in command of the Kssex. Miss Ethel Hurley, ot I'rbanna, was in the city Monday the gm at ol Mrs. F T. Covey She wa? en route to 1 ackstons College. Messrs. Iltnry Van Ztindt and J. I IC.vis. of t.'ieen Anne couuty. Md., who have beea visiting Mr. und Mrs. F. T. Covey, have returned home. Te keep warm bey Goldsmith's Overcoat. MISSION BUILDING OCOICATCO Ssrmon By Rev. J. P. Stump and Address?? By Rsv. Doctor? Rose bro and Dill. T.V* m-??- In,:' ?lag id the l'i*ople's Mis wi?>u. f??nri,'.-d in this city ???-tuber II, 1890, through the inxtriiiuentality ol (no. ?x Mill?, wan dedir ?ted Sunday a/ ternoon. at .'! '?'clock, by lier J I' Stump ?>f M-xa.idria, ?a the presence of u large? croxvtl. The ?< rtnon was one of Mr Stump n ?|??ii?l i-ff,?rt?,an?l inurb en .i,iy?,l by al' prt*?ei,t. I'lie program of the scrviops wee me foll.UVSi "How Kir.n A Koun.lation." ????ripture laaasa l?y mee. W. I). Smith. Hymn What A Friend We Have In JassB?M I'rayerl.yS K Kaathurn. Hymn?"Bleat Be the Tie " llrti.n I Am ThineO Lord." Siiort nildn'iwe? by Itev. l?r .1 W. Rossbro ,-in?i mee ?Dr J. s. Dill. s?Tiii,,ii by II? ? .1 l'. st??a?p kppaal for money l.y Itev .1 P. Stuiup. Benediction?H?-?-. | L. Chest?'utt. I'll.- rolVi-tioi, atnoiintetl to about >ll">. which will go tt? paying la* ?'"? bttildiag. THE SMALL-POX IN LOUISA. Rumored That Richmond Will bo Sued For Damages. Dr. P. P Muy. tli.? SBVSBtSa attending Ifr L tria Ternary, wh? ha? sniull|?ox ut(?r-?ii ?Spring Depot, l.o'iixa rounty, ispaita Mr Yum*.??-'? condition ???alarm? ing The (?'??pi?? generally in tbe (?j-een Spring? ?e-t?on ur?* highly indignant at Inn trt-u*. ttifit hy the City Hospital ftil thoriti?? of I'd, liiniiii'l. a* tl it ih run?or??d that a heavy ?uit for diminu? ? will lie brought iiirainet the city. Batatal of the tea or mor?" ictuoii? in ?-uaruntine at Orara spring are complaining, ?nil it i? more than likely that then* will b?* many inore can?*?. Sad Death of a Young Lady from Cul ? eper County. HI ? l?ol.lti,' Yager. <>I Mitchell, ('iltep?r C'ltintv.? nur.? at the City 1 lo-pital. in K'-limontl.dii-d there Saturday afternoon of ?t'l.'illpox. She wa? ?Iricken with the disesss on Der. S9d. The remain? were l"T?d in the Potter's field. This i? not the Drat, hut the ?uddeet death that ha? rt-ulti'.l from the small-pox contagion at tha Uichmontl Aim* Himih* Mis?? Y'ager ct.ntracUtl the disease while nursing a patient She wa? 22 year? old and had lieen living with her atist, Mr?. W. II. Yager near Mitchell's Statioi . Culpeper county, until last Septemb*r. when ?he deli!''.! t?, liccotnc a tiained aurse. Was His Own Banker. rVaatl J. Spnaly. who keeps a barroom at Bridgetown. Northampton county, nev? r ttcpoMiti*?! hi? inoney in l.itnk, pre f.riing t?. keap it in a wooden box behind lii-. Iinr. lie took friend? into a back room, but loft the front door open. Some r??l?herH enteret], went behin.i the bar. took the money box and l-ft. The box eoBtslaad f.'im? ca?h. a l?,?n?l for #7'.?o nnd check*, for over $1(1(1. Detective? In?.?* In??:? put on the?*aee All the money Mr Spady po??csi?od was in the box [I'onimu- i?*ate?l ] Season for Partridge Shooting Clos? ed. Brooke, la. Jan 2. 1003 Ihr Reason for ?hooting ?juail expli-ea January 1. in Stnflord county. Season is fr??in <>vt. 10 to Jan. 1. Act? of As? sembly lOOl-ft, page S7, chapter 101. I ?late this for the benefit of these who have fr?llen in error fut to tbe game law. M. K. L?wry. A Good Show. ? ?i??? of the most laughable attraction? that ha? tieen at The Auditorium for many xveeke xva? the comedy drama. "A riiSBllJ Kid." which was pivsented last nil- lit by Mr. Neebitt Scoville, ?up port?*?l by a number of clever ?taire folk. A fairly ?rond tailed nutlience wa? present t?> enjoy the perfoririin??*?. and the dif? ferent niimltere of the i>r,?gratn were ap plaoded.?\\ inchester Star. Rise In River-Steamers Delayed. TBS rain? of the past few day? have !raiit?-d a rise in the river. Saturday I night the water wa? four feet over the julianes, and the Wecnis Une M Timer? and Tourist could not come u]> until Sun? day morning The Tourist arrived firtt an?! the Lancaster one hour later. The ?vatT i? now within the bank?, and tbe ?tcamor? left on ?chedule time. Given Twenty Yaars Tor Assault. Laa Berk was ?entent-ed Satunlay at Mn,ii? ?n Court House to twenty year? ?u the penitentiary for assaulting Minnie Harvey. A verdict wa? returned after the jury had been out for four day? AsSaaK was rommitteal in November. Other charge? ngainet him were diami?? ed. It was predicted that Ileek would be bunged. He i? tbirty-flve year? old. The President to Visit "Mont pelier." It is reported that I'resident Roosevelt has ai-i-eptetl an invitation to visit Montpelier, the home ol the late Presi? dent .lames Madison, near Orange C. II., in the near future, and that he will de? liver an address on ' The l'resi lents." C. 4. O. R. R. to Build Depot st Orenge. The C. & O. railway has purchased of Mr. .1 (. Walkrr about three acres of land at Orange C. 11.. upon which to erect depots and make other improve? ments. An Explsnation. Owing to a serious breakdown of The Free Lance press, we are compelled to send out this issue only one sheet, which we hope will be satinfactory to our sub? scribers under the circumstance*. TO CURE ACOLO IN ONE DAY Take 1-axative Bromo Quinine Tablets. All i.ruggisi? refund the money if it fails to cure. E. W. Grove'e signature la on each box. SSa, THE CONW?Y. GORDON & G??? NATIONAL BANK, FREDERIOKSBURG, 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 PROM 9 A. M. TO 5P.M? <>K\M_E. The Marriage of Miss Martin, to Mr. Carpenter. Personals. Etc. I'nionvii.e. \i! , |aa 1 ( 111?- I [ during past ?it ? I '???tit-i tie s ii this lotat. aras tt;. lug marriug ? t.f a popular young lady of this pla?-t-. Mis? Farn..- Jacks M M_; tin, to Mr. Frra-ik Lrslie Can?-ntcr, an enterprising young raau oi Bho ?deeeiUa The tvetbling.which was largely a. took place I>.?? *_'.">. 1 '?"_' a; aix o'clock p m . in the Christian'Inircli. Kev. L, A. ('utl-?r. ?.I Lofllsa, p'rf lining the cere? mony. The charra ?a? beadooatsly d<? orated (or tin? aesaS-0.. the Is-auty of which vvas a tnas*t:ve Soral ksB, under which the lYrpiutiiiT to -k place The bride wan hau laoeBskj ? ? lin. ?" B castor broad cloth gown, w it' sb-tSsBk trim? mings and a|i!>lii|ti... .Kb iiat and gloves to match Tl.?? mai?! ? f ' ? r. M is?. < III c Luck, wore white orj tody ? : trimmiags.anit smilax and oatrieh f athi-r ebrj mums The ushers tvi-t ? LaMartte,Harvey I. Childreee, l?ela A, Luck, and .1rs? ph Main .|r Mr Kerap er Carjieiiter. brother of the RTO in. was beet man. Mi-s Nettle Lach lendered Mendelssohn's we biii g nareh i'i a most charming iii.-.iiih-r. leeeeediatery after the marring?-, the bridal | arty returned to the home of the bride's mother, Mrs. BHsabsth H. Martin, of i. s plan the wetltling snpp r took i I ice, tollotvctl by an informal rssrptio The brii I s ee the recipient of ninny ils fi a-.1 c.ity presents Mr at.tl ?.Ira. f-arpeatcr, will reside near II PC be Me in Mi lison l*o . Va. Messrs. Jno. \\'.. .!r |.n ? Rolaed O irk, who are atten?li:ig Fork I i in .'.-adciny. were at bone durii g Cue In.ii.la.1 a Mr Alvia Luck, who h,-i. !????!. in lu-.ei tii'jn in New York Btate, Li al I eome time. Mise Taylor, of Spots-li.-uiin COfl ty, la s[ieniling son:? titin- ?Itb Mre .Via Hants. Mr Chas. A Waugk nnd daughter, Miss Maa, speal the bol-laye with \ friends and relatives Is Ohio '? : i It?'t. tucky. Mr. G. Iv Wangh. wh?i line bapon ill at his teeidencc "kit L-vrl." is nut again. \ \ \. K. OF P. Instsllstion of Officers. At a meeting of the Knight? t f l'y thins. Monday night, th?* lollowiego-Beeratrere instille?! bv Histrict Deputy I? B. F lirg er: I. (?. "l.tlinger, C. C. R K. I errr. \ . C. P. 11 Ball. K. ?d R ? ni S .I.'t.iL. s la-it-li. M of B . J H Bohi .--m. M ?.f 1.. B. F. Wliitner. 1? . Fdwar StOI . M I ?! W.,L 11 Baker. Mat \. .1. ?',. MefMn, L0.,Oeo.Hohraaaa,O Q i? B Cling. er was elected repin tative t?. ih. Grand l.ot'.ge. Officers Elected. At the regular an tica' Meeting, hi l?i ou Friday, of the Virginia Brie- Company the following officers wt re et et? d for the ensuing year: I'rt?i-I nt. Eleeey Warden; Vice I'resldent, W. !>. tarter; Sci-ri-t'iry and Treasurer. J. N Baraey; Directors, Henry Warden. 1'r.n.t ? S Hatehias, W. 1). Carter. .!.< ?arn tt Kit.-. P. alba tie Costa. J. N. Barney. Tn?s company is now fully equipp tl tv It!: andera nun ha ery, and is making f.-m I enaeat brisk, bothfrontan.1 ornamental The Ooapeay is prospering beyond et pn -?atioae n?.?l has more orders thaa '?'( ????? till. The brick made by it have bees b?ffh|y satis? factory and have stood - _ 11 tc.-t New Enterprises for Irvington. Capt W I. M.-si.l?. W. M? l> i .?? in..! Loyola Inland have purchriM.I t ? shirt factory plant at Bharptotrn, Md . and will remove it to Irving?.in is ?on as euitable buildings can li erected. Thlo enterprise will diBtrtbatsbstareeateaaad fifteen th.iusantl dollars aii:r:ily to the girls employe?! in it. A toraato csnnery will also he ent-te I and put lato <>|>ertt tion there tliiring the coming season. A large town ball will fllea structed. Professor Arnaud Complimented. At tbe close of the Christin.??? service at St. John'? tbe choir of that church, us a ? token of esteem for their organist and' choir master, I'rof Wm 1".. Arnaud, pre ?i-nt-d to him through their pastor, K?-v. I s. l'arliiii.i. ataaeeive gold ring, set with ihm- ral'iea Ttagtfi ?>? ?accepted by I'rof Arnaud in n fe?v ?? '.I c mark?.?Norfolk LaadaaBlfc. Miss Mary Ashley Bell WilTgo to Now York. Mis? Mary Ashley Bell. ti,e ?,*a?Iing ?opruno at Sr. I'au!'? ehur, !i ii? llicli uiond. ht>s resigned t?a- p isittoa und will go tu Neu Y ?>rk and ? \ lor the con? cert ?tage Bhe lo,.? a rieb roles and hue a bright future belin- h? r .*?; e ho? many friend? in this ?liy. Appointed County Treasurer. Mr. H. B.Cogbill, of lxir.gtl ??> House, was appoint. ! tre.isur? ?? -f Kin;: (ieorge county by J?**ffn* it 11 I. C'ii,'bes? ter on Thur?alr\y to Ml the ? by the r?sign?t i ii ?I Dr. I' 1' Ni,, le The app? i''.i?*ieiit if Mr Cogbill will no doubt give general r-aii-in Mr. J. B. Hall Resigns as R. F. &. P. Agent At Ashland. Mr. J. B Hall, win? his f ?? tea jmgt* been the efiici.-nt agent of th. 1: I". ??v. 1*. R. R at Ashland, has n*-i *???* Mr. Hall was formerly a resident ?ft. rit**. Small Efifis From a Big Hen. Mr. J**ji. Rollins, of King (i? .?rgi-.own? a hen, that weigh? over Bvep mils, that laid fifteen egg?, each one ol which wa* not larger than n partridge egg, and the weight of all wa? ?inly ??x ?unit?? ?. Stafford Hsrd To Beat. Mr?. Julia A. Sullivan, of Stafford, ret twenty-four egg? emmet n tarhSJ Ii? it last ?pring All of the ra*fah? tritea, and ?he rui-'d all ?he turkeys, ui.ti S -tnrda? sold the last one The tur-t-. s '.-ought *--<-._ Shoo Fitting. Wanted?All kindsof tittiii;* ? ?i.iii help. Steady wort and best pri.-ct A. II. Colmary ?.V Co., BaltiaMCS, Md. JMNIY COMMON SENSE MILLS. Grinds Chop, Feed for stock feediDg and Corn Meal for table uses ; has revolutionised the Feed Mill business ; has greatest capacity, does the best work, runs lightest. -FOR SALE NY-? CHANCELLOR <& RAWUNQST FARMERS' .-UPPLY STORE. 9 OW 'BOUT IT ? Friends?Ladies-, and Gentlemen?I thank you for your patronage last year (1902). I will name vou in a few days The iiOWEST PRICES Kvcr quoted in my line, and give you the BEST SERVICE ? ver rendered the coming year. I wish you A HAPPV NEW YEAR. YOURS. . BERNARD. Greeting to our Many Friends. We beg to extend to you oui compliments and wish you a happy and prosperous New Year, and feel reasonably certain that our wishes will be realized, as everything indicates another year of prosperity. Nineteen Hundred ?nd Two has been a highly satisfactory business year to us, the be3t of all the twenty years of our business career. We thank you heartiiy for your confidence which has made it the best business year of them all, and we shall do our utmost to deserve a larger share of your patronage in the future. This New Year will find us even better equipped than ever to supply you with the best value, best goods, greater variety and quick and satisfactory service. the T. N. BRENT store A Prosperous and Happy New Year to All. We extend many thanks for the liberal patronage during the past year in giving us the largest business in our history. Again we thank one and all. Yours truly, TRT_. A. :e_E3X_iXj & B_FtO W. A. Bell. E. C Bell. The FurnituTe and C??na House. B?liED TIMOTHY . Hay, Oats, Bran, - And other Feed for ?do by DECKER <& ALR I G H Prompt attention given to all order?. Kay's Old Stund, tOk?S 8 10 Coaemercs St., Frederickrbirjr, Ve. J. McCALLA BOULWARE &, SON. Wliolt-sale and Kcttul D.-aUrs In Flour, Feed, Hay, etc., at lowest eaeb pri?es .lust rea iied in car-load lots ti rut-class Timothy and Mixed Hay, Oats, Corn. Chop, Mill I-'ecd, ltr.ui Flour, HeaL I'ratt's Food, etc. Also airents lor the cel?brate?! Champion Machin?e lor l'.io.'l with ?II up t.Hlati improvements. Huyere are In? vited to call and compere prices. J. .Mil'ALl.A BOliLWAltB k SON. IJT ^^1 0rnc^OR aEKRICKaSB-JRfi. VA. Te the Publie. At thie eeaeoe ot "See* ! Will.'' when we ehoald aB be grateeal I lor the many bleraleea we hate eefoyed, I wish to thank yon for the Bberal patroav ? on? you hare bestow?-?*, upoa ara I ?cordially invite yoereoatieaed paferoa aae. assnrin-. yon that I ?will sot oaly > appreciate it. bet will do every this? la ! my power to maintain it With heart i wialies for yoer coa tin Bed proeaearMgr and happieeae, I asa Very traly yoere, D. C. Bowman, DraarM*l(lkfaiaStMel