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"J-6n*i. ?26.500 TO LOAN $26,500 THE ENTBRPRI8I RUILD 1NG ASSOCIATION offers m<mev t loan on their liberal terms, in sums to suit, from into up, on city and country property. Apply to HENRY WISSNCR. PvosMoa? S.9 ftUlfl Str.et. Fredericksburg, Va ]ei5-6m. WANTEDI 1O.O00 CORDS Pine and Poplar Excel? sior Wood. I?i gel tlie liest result? aiul quick - ? t retaras, write to or call on The Virginia Exctlsior Co. PRKl>FRICK*?BURO. VA. The Largest Excelsior Factory in Ute -Ute. E. G. HEFLIN, Architect and Built er, Room No. 3,EatsrprisS Building l^orrawpondence Solicit?*!. CUKR?NT COMMENTS. i MMCOMIM AID VICINITY Qotnrre.) II. rt ?nd There K> r?? ?"res ' ?n. r Be ???el er? A I. l.r.aiuiHii SSI m W 'n*ahiiigtofi "?i I.i.i Mr ? ??! H .IiiikiikI. i? vialt leg in Um ii v -?h.-riff Harria, of S|ii)t-*ylvatii*i. wna in tin- 'it v Saturday Mr s s. Bradford is leeoesriag from ? k <ii grip Mr W. V L-saesM has istersed cross ? ? trip tu Carolins Mr I n -t ivttit. of ?.'asMagtoa, i? ? ?siting relsi ires in thai eHj Minn \ lene Cole, who kSS bSSB -uU for tiltil- pSBt, iS < .'tivii ???ai-.-Ilt Mr T N I'nti' i? luivn?_? ? imc mi .?nt- osa le ;ti Us store. \Ii-k Fraaeee rhompsna i? vUiting Vr? l'?r<-y K?-nt. in New York. Mr Willie K ii.-.ilrieL. ..I Charlottes ville, ie ill tlie rit.v \ lei'mg Ihm pan-litr. ??\1 ~- it, ol Middle***] ...iii.tv. Is tbegueet ol Miss Mener i rut? i.ti -M Dr RaadoJph M CarmicbaeJ "i Waal . taiaenl Sun.lav with ?it? relative? her* M?mm Helen Somera, ol lVt<?r?btir_*, a itadeol nt the College, will arrive ti. - m t .inn?, iiw- int h '? tttoraey i^-c .' i?rarss .sals a i- is the elty H i*.inlay. Lev. Deeatar Edwards will preaeh at the P. o? ? - Mlesios Tuesday evening st clock. in! L.I? Cole iMiiiipriiviiigrii|.i.lIy sad will I?' able tu resume hie fiusii >--h duties . .i f ? days Miss Alice -li?'it.iii, ni Stuff..r?L sprat Sunday -a- it?? Miee Klla Qarrisoo, oa up? per Main etri*>*t Charles Wallace .*. Bro lut.?-?- recel ved another carload of coal, which th-> are ?siting tit fr\ per i oa .1 l I?uni rylor and wHs, ol Haiti more, Ml ar.. visiting the tatter's pa? n?t? \lr ami Mr?. W li Scott l?r I \\ RoeebropreachedanexeeHsat [eerroon to a large aodieaee at tin- IVn pie's Miesion Sunday aftersooa. Hun. M K l/iwrv iiftii er ?>f t lie I -eg islaturefrom Stafford and King i;.?i*rge - was in the city Saturday Harrison Montgomery, ol Fredericks burs', l? ?iaiting lii*? friend, Cap? Pete' Hi!. ....if I rhaona SonthsideS ntlael Mayor \l (i Willie ?vue oa Basdsy ? treamirerol the Baptist ehsrrh t" .1 the late Roa II I CrissMad Master Simon Hirsli ha I h very pi.-a? sat trip to tVasfciagtoa city la?t .seek. where he wet t t-i see I'lie II? illttv ai.d the i Mrs Ge? Nasb, who was operated "<i it tii.? HoepitaJ ti. Orel of this week by Drs Tompkins sad Cbewaiag, in im I rapidly II It Laos,apromiaesl ba?iaesstmaa u( l're.l- ri -,. .-Hliir day aad Sunday ol tl.111 ? ?r !r\iag tot, [Va) I it i-r-'it - Mahsl Palmer, of Newport News, the new \o-nl tsar her at Cisdsilifc slung .:?? .arrived Saturday SSd t"ok charge uf the .in^a, llosdaj Mayuanl Head ley, of Sharp*, mm ?if I apt T. W Head ley. lift Sait unlay tO ester Frederick e?berg c.illege?\irgi da II r\ IngtOS] ? itizeti Mr. Rirhard Saaaders, of Sputsylvania eouaty, died at his home Saturday ?tt?r nooa, ;*?g'd HT years. The funeral took ! plant Moaday sisales, at 8 o'clock. M Erelys I'rir-e.du tighter of Mr Lobt. Pries of ni-nr Saallght, Spotaylraala county has besa appoiatsd toa rlerk ship in the I 8 AgrienItttralDepartaseat at 9 ashiagtoa. The aaaaal ssastfag "I the Maty Wash* ington Hospital Association will lie held ut the Council Chamber Taeeday mora* lag at II o'eJoeh for theeli-.-tiun of oflisrs f.ir the etistiiiig year Mr A l> Alexander. tnoaSSftwl with the Arm of B. La. Bisaos, has retaras sa fruiii ITrfaaaaa, where fur several ?reeks he Iihh besa eagaged in patting up asw SSSChlsary in the factories there. RememberyoarfrieadsdariagChriatasas Holidays with a Iiandsumely finished phdtiurrnt'h of yoersstf. The rrsdsrieka borg Parts Oanery Is prepared to make any Hlyle. taize or lininh you max desire llev A.I' Harr.in of Charlotte, Y (' . who has been iiMsi-.tiriti K.-\. ,1 S Dill in revival senders, left fur home on Satur II?- will stop en run te in < image to vi^it bisdaoghtsr, Mrs. Orares. Mr W. L. Lu w l.ind arepreaa-iitativeiit tin Hoopes, Uro ?V Thomas Maple Ave? nue Nurseries, of West i'hest.r. I'a . has presented t<> the Mary Washington Hospital three ehofet ?hade trees, which will be plante?! in the front yard. Mr. Charley \\ halen, formerly of this j city, nephew of Mr. T ,1 Ilaydon and the late ,fohn Maydon, died Thursday - sight lu Norfolk of dropsy, aged 16 years. The remains were taken to BoaSOSS, when ihe luneriil took plaiv Sunday alteraosa. Collector of Customs it Tippihin nock. Among the President at nominations : -aent to tin- Senats Saturday b- President ereil was that of Joha Boalar, col i. i-tnr ol customs f-.r the district of Tap pHhiinniiik. Ya. Ssriously III. Mr A \ Way dm. t. f LU!? Washington St . Biehmoad, is very ill of pneumonia, , with little hopes of re.*over\ . KINO OKOR?E. Dr. Minor Sick Moved to Washing? ton - Five Wild Gesse at one Shot Other Note?. King tieorgc l.i . \ u Jan 'list 1908 Mrs It T Turner ha* gone to Lt.-h tnuod fur iu.-di?-al treatment She has been ?julte an invalid for some time paet. It i* hopsd si | may bs ftetietitted by her trUfit Mm?? Mitti- Hunter wh<? has been ? lultealek with La tlrippe, is improving Dr. M. \\ . Minor is quite eick with La QlippS T?i luiae the rervicee of this pop? ular .-and efficient physician, and. too, at a season wh? n sickness is so prevalent, is much to be regret t?*l ilia manyfrlend? hopa sosa to aas bias aft bis poet again Misa 8 I'.l'iiiit Mason, one of the lead? ers u[ Kiag ' ??-urgesociety, ban moved t?i Washington where she will n'#t'e with her mother in the future. She will keep up her lovely old home at I It-?eland however, ssd her many fri.-nd- hupe lo r s|m-ii.1 must of thet-iiinni.-i BMMltha there. Her departure, howerer srBI lea re a gap In Klag (leorgs ooriaty which eaa asrer be Oiled. Shs spent the pii-t Wssk !? King 'leorge, a.?iiipnnie.l b?> \li-s Salisbury, a rharming young lady from I 'iiluinbus. lia Messrs. W. A Boss sad Taw 11 Hun t'-r, who have been visiting in the llugn? neighborhood, Wi-sttnorelarid county,for I he past week have return?*?! borne Masar* vTUklas Taylor and Bladen T raylos, killed live wild geeaae a? one ?hot a short while ago BAPTIST REVIVAL. Intereat in the Meeting Continu?e. Large congregation* attended revival Services at the Luptiet rhurch Sunday iiiuriiiiig and right Lev l>r. .(. H. I>i?l is rund ui-ting the laervii-eaa. which will con tiini." until Wednesday night, inclusive, and lunger if the int?*n*st ksspS up. Three peraooa wert raeeirad for baptism Baa* daj . milking eighteen since the meeting commsaesd. The time of baptismal ter ?ices will bsaaaoaaeed later. Arrested for Lunacy. Leslie Micks, a young *.vhite man. was taken Into castody Thursday evening sear Brit's X Roads, Loolea eoaaty, by Sle-riff J F. Bichara and is now lodged in the county i'li!. charge<l with lunacy Young Hlefcs is n son of Wealey Hicks. who so brutally murdered his son-in-law, Milton Uruwti. last springand wa*hang ? 1 fur the crime the third of last I ktofast Baeersl years ago Leslie Hicks was in? dicted an?l tried by a jury in the Louiea CoOBty Court lor attempted criminal as aa'ilt. but upon a pl'-a of insanity was sent to the asylum at Staunton. isfSsad of the State prison. It wviti" that sever? al moaths ago he was released from that institution on parole mid has since ha-en wandering about through the country enaoyiag people i itaeidwshlj Ground-hog Day. Moaday, February "J. nu ground hog lav. whi *h ?!> looked iipop annually a* a proganscJcaior of the weather for the Best todays It is an old tradition that the ground hog emergen from hi? winter quarters on February 2 to take a look at weather conditions If he a es hi? shadow bes? utiles quickly back to his hole fur another nap and inclement weath ?r w ill Ik? the rule for IO ?lay? thereafter. If. however, then* is nu shiviuw. good weather will prevail during that period. It was dosas here and his hogehip ?mild not SSS his shadow, which will be accepted by some asan indication of ?KM weathtr conditions for the next Id lays Damaged by Fire. \ lire at the residence of Mr tieorge l'n-eman. Sr . Sunday about '2 o'clock p. tn . di I consid?rait le damage to the dwell? ing und furniture b?-fun*it w asextingtiisli eil Among the things destroyed was a trunk tilled with wearing apparel Tin building itself narrowly i-s.-uped deetruc tion. The origin of the lire is unknown. The house and furniture were both insur ?il in the Georgia Home with Meser*. 1! iwlett .V Ooolliek, who satisfactorily adjusta-d the loss Monday. Won The Splendid Swiss Gold Watch. The splendid Swiss sold watch which was brought over to this country from Switz'-rland by Mr A. I/Oewenson about two months ago and which was rattle?! off Saturday night, was won by Mr. M S rhancellor.be having bought the num? ber 48 at a cost of 4.'l cent?. This is one of the finest watches in this city and i? 'valu?-?! at 9900 I M?e of its many a?l vantng'-s is that on the darkest night by touching a spring a bell denotes the hour and minute*. It is a beauty. Health Report For January. l>r. J Y Barney. Health ( ?dicer makes the following report: The numtier of deaths during January whs 11; 8 whites and .'! folored. The cause* of demise were heart disease -1. whooping cougb 8, pneumonia 1, tuber? culosis _. paralysis 1 The death rate is 30 per 1,000 During the month 8 births were reported; 0 while and .'! colored Of t hese (1 were male* and .'I females. The water supply at onepoint of observation was cloudy 2 days. Death of Mr. James Bryam. Mr. James Bryam, of Washington, died of heart troub'e at the home of bis sis ter, Mrs. Gao, W. Milts, of this city. Sun day afternoon at 4 o'clock. The deceaeed was 00 years of age and is survived by | one sister Mrs Mills, and three sons, J. E., of Washington: W. P.. of Seattle. I Wash .'and J. R. Bryam, who is out We?t. The remains were sent to Wash? ington for interment Mrs. Martha C.Clark, of Baltimore. Dead. Mrs. Martha Klixabeth Dark, widow of .lames It Clark, owner of the Frede ricksburg Water Power died Sunday night at her borne in Baltimore. Her surviving children are Mr. Jame?(? Clark and Misses Bessie, Rebecca. Martha, . Laura, Louisa and Jean Clark. ! *1.0<> Monarch Shirts now 7!?c. at (ioldsmith'fl. Ti dW?l GORDON k GAIE?? NATIONAL BANK, FREDERIOK8B?RG, VA Deposits Solicited, Negotiablf. Pape* Discounte All Oorrespondence Promptly Answered in sealed Envelopes Handsome Lithographed Check Books presented to each Customer Merchants' Business Cards placed on their Checks. BANK OPIN PROM 9 A. M. TO 5 P. M STAFFORD. Not?e and Personals Slaff.ird C !!.. Va .hm :;1 1908. Lev C L I'a'tt. r wbo has I??*?<? It in_* relative? in \\?**st \ ir?-iiiia returned home yesterday Mr S Vshby Jones, of Wa-ti'iiKton. formerly of Brooke is iUwithp-aeamoola at th-* reeidenre of bis brother in Uw Mr ,\ McSween. at Fall? Church. Va Oevtn S Lee. Baaj_ of lower fitaBoftf was a visitor to th?* Clerk's ollii-e this Mr John W Wineand Mr I W Pab-r paid the i.'onrt House a visit today on b usin?e? Th* roads in the county are in such bad condition as to practically put a stop to all travel evept on bMSS back Scribbler Gone to Philadelphia. Mr Willie 1" .letiniiiiis who hus* bean with The Dispatch in the m<chari.*iil <!e parinient. will leave tonoirrow nijjht for I'bilailelphia when* lie will a.-t-pt a position in a larga priatias establish meut. His friends here wish him mack ?u?e**.- Wilmington -\ f ) l>ispat.-b Jan. SO M- Jt-iiniiiifs is a FredaeVksburs and was at one time foreman of the BBC chanical depart men r of I be I-re?* Lance On the Rampage. The boys wre on a lark Friday sight, Bseefsl assseed theesselvea throwing roeks at tbeelectric light ncnrtheC diese, while others went to the residence I f Col. F. I? Osts. OS Washington Avenue, an I took n way his ornamental rabbits The rabbiU* were found and ra-turn.-d this morning, but the globe of the elect rn liltht is very nim-h mutilated. I'omment is unnecessary. Death of David Howell. Mr A B. Botta ratal Ted a telegram on Saturday aSBOSSetSB thi-denth of his brother in law*. Mr. I'avid Howell. in rharlestown. W. Va Mr Howell was prominent in the bus iness circles ofl'h;irlest?iw ii aiid was one Of that city's Justices of Fence Mr I.otts left f..r that pfaesBatsrdaj p m train to at ten I the funeral EVERY CHURCH or institution BSOpoetad by \ oliintary contribution will be girea a liberal OSSStHj of Lonirman 9 M it i net Lure I'aints whenever they prtint. NOTE Have done ko for t went.v ?-even years. Sul-s: Tens of millions ofgalloas; painted nearly two million houses under euarant'H- to repaint if not ? itisfm-tory The paint wears for p?riode up to eiirh teen year*. Lin**?**ed < >il must be add?*??! to the paint 'done in two minute?) Actual cost then about $1 ?J? a gsBrtn Sam files fre?> Sold by our Igest ]?' h f'ole Fre?lericksburii. \ a Lodged in Jail. \\ 11 11 s m Voiinif. alias BootSf] Col SSd Chas Brittissthsm both colored, irot into aditliiult? Thursday niirlit at an at thetioi?) Baassfftsss' Hall in which Cot drew a knife and seriously eel Mrit tiii-L-litm < Mlii*er Bobiasoa arr.ste.l Coi and lodged him <n jail. To Tomato Grower?. I". rsons contracting to grow tomatoes to lie delivered at l?-ibcrts Uros lartnrj at Frederlcksbur?; w ill call at Hotel Han? nen! and sign contracts for the same nt once. Persons de*iring to IsCOTSSS their SaraSstt will also call at Hotel hanuelil and sign contracts 1 _'T. Im. Death of Thorns? H Scott lli.unas H Scott died Thursday sight, iu about bis sixtieth year He was a member of Pegram'e b.ittery during the war. A uniform. presen to?! aha bittery by an admiring Lngiiehman. to be voted bytliebattir.it? the bravest meuib? r. was awanleal him. . TO CURE A COLD IN ONE DAY Take Lsastffl LroiiioCjuinine Tablet? All druggists refund the money if it luils to cure. F. W. I ?rove'? signature is on each bos. "-?"?'? Local Markets (Corrected by Simon Hirsh at Bro ) Wheat, 88 to H.~. corn. new. 45 to .".0, meal, fl.-f Oto fl.?o [?erlOO pounds, oats, ?o to 50; fowl? (live) 7 ti B dresse?! lit to 11; turkeys (live), ii to 10; turkeys, dresse?!, l.^to 1.".; dii.-ks. live,S to 0,dressed. 1 1 to 12; Winlcrchick ens, 11 to 12 pound; lard 11 to 12;eggs, 18 to 19 ; butter. 16 to 25: hams, 14 to 16 ; Irish potatoes, TO to 78 *. sweet potatoes, 75 to 80; If-ef :: to .S^-.veal.-ltoS?pork, 7 to T't; hides (green) 5 to ?; hidea (dry), 8 to 10; baled hay, f 15 to fis per ton Wool?lu washed, 1S> to 20, washed, 24 tc 25. LeaiJ Suma??50 to 80 i-ent* per hun? dred pounds. TIIK ORA1N MAKKETS. The grain markets closed yesterday as follows: Chicago-Wheat. Jan. 7:.1*; Mav 77',, July 78Jfc corn. .Ian A-\\: Mav.4 l'y. July 4:V,; oats. Jan , 84Jfc May 86% July ?T.!. New York ? Southern w tie-it. 88 . corn, 57. Baltimore?Southern wheat, hi? to Sl? Southern corn, ."?."I to ." I Richmond?Wheat. SO to 85; corn .".(I to 52; oats. 45 to 50 Alexandria--Wheat. 7*? tc HO corn 50 i to 52 HEAOQUABTERS FOB BUILDIN6 MATERIALS ( keep all kinds of North Carolina and Virginia Lumber, dressed and undressed. 1 Shingles, Laths,Sash. Hours, and Blinds, i Lime,Cement,Calcine Plaster. Plastering Hair. Building and Paving Brick, Tin j andiron Roofing.Cut and Wire Nails, all ! kinds Ready-Mi xe?! Paintsand Pry Paint, Linseed Oil", Turpentine, Hryer Varnish and Lewis's While U-inl Paint Brushes of all kinds. Window (?las* and Putty, Builders' Hardware of all kinds. Tar Rooting and Sheathing Paper. Keep large stock of Sewer Pipe and Fire Play Pipe E. 0 COLE The Brown is Sold on Its Merr Is fully guaranteed by us, and you make no mistake in buying. VT Car Barb and Wir* Nails just in'at net bottom prices. 8 cents for Wire". CHANCELLOR <& RAW LINGS' HOW 'BOUT IT ? Prienda Ladies ?md (-rentlernen?I thank you for your patronage last y*ar(1902). I will nome vou in a few days The LOWEST PRICES Ever quoted in my line, and give you the BEST SERVICE ? vet rendered the coming ye.tr. I wish you A HAPPV NEW YEAR. WM. BERNARD. WE MUST HAVE ROOM To accommodate our large stock of New Spring Goods by February. The prices of all winter goods will be cut more than ever. Ladies' and Children's Cloaks, Tailor-made Suits, Silk Shirt Waist, Top Skirts, Underskirts, Fur Boas, Chif? fon Boas, Millinery, Heavy Dress Goods/Blankets, Bed Comforts, Rugs, Men's and Boy's Clothing, will be made good invest? ments by this Big Cut in prices. the T. N. BRENT store FREDERICKSBURG, VA. SACRIFICE -:- SALE. Thousands of articles in this sale originally sold at 25 and 50c. They all go at 10 and 25c. Granite Ware and Earthen Ware Sale These Prices will last for 10 days only. W. A BELL <& BR(X See display in our large show window. Prime Red-Top and Sapling Clover Seed AT LOWEST MARKET PRICE. W e handle the best grades of Field Seeds, and would like to make you one of our customers. Give us a call. Can supply you with Barbed Wire and Wire and Cut Nails at lowest rates. DECKER <_ ALRIOH Ray's Old Stand, :>04-<V8-10 Commerce 8t., Frederickrburg, Va. J. McCALLA BOULWARE & SON, \\ lioli-nale and Iletail Dealers in Flour, Feed. Hay, etc.. at lowest cash prie? s ?IiiHt re?'?-i\e?l in car luad lot* lirxt-elaee Timothy and Mixed Hay, Oats, Corn, Chop. Mill Feed, liran Flour, Meal, IVatt's Food, etc. Also agents for the celebrated I liainjiiiin Maidiiiieta for 1008 with all tip tod ate improvements. Buyer? are is - Tit???] to rail and compare price? J. MH'AI.I.A HOI LWARE A SON. .'' / e *?" -*a?40Rat oS.H Granlf?j ^J>MB STONES -5 ?fe 0^/OR^^W_?fiL_& VA. Hen? fat oas ol them Mad? by ?ft* IH-ct? 8am Shoe Co. wVt* ?o? Um? 1? diBereat leather?, an?! fbey aro liiawlhu. **'? cob wot the ootpot (or this ium?hh. J* W. TH01 SMOERweBATf-?