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ISMMMHfBMbaMl SI ???*i-\ri ie OMLY IRl-WEtKLY !fi fUCODI Covers more than thirty counties In |b* ist, ?r,i, 7th amtstt. Congressional Districts, und fcO-v? to .ulwnlw-ra *i aei'lr 500 postotfievs TKASSIr.ST KATI.S Por ?say sise od. 1 inssrtum nor per m-a ?alaodlug Nuelre? 1 Or per no 11 pier,?1 11?.r tl -at ssrUoo, Be. lier Une foreach hui????<j>i(?>ii us? ilbleoarte.nr KaltgtonaNoticesut ?utarSola ?satt, SW.. ehar?ed t,?r at oue-nait r-eve? ?Letters raciiiuiuendliiK ?" .'.nrtlilm. esn? ?dates tor vtnee u.ast ne peu 1er. All eoniiuunli-aetiiii? ol ro-r/ :' ti, n-lilbe ieildr^.e.1 10 I'M h 1 Kr?dartcksbura. Vs. labiorlptiOB Sl.&O Par Ttar. Id Ad v?u< a i'l KSDAY. SKPTKMItKlt-JO. P?0| IHK I'M It. The annual Fair held by the Rap pahteniunk Valley Auriciiltural ami Mechanical Association will open on the L'Ttll of lb)> month, Ulnli-r tin UIOHt HIlSpil'illllH I'illllliliilllH. Till' spacious tiiui tettnectivf -_?t-.>uim?*. have In-en greatly improved since the last Fair, mu? everything Indicate* an exhibition. ?In every departaisat, excelling previous occasion?-*, lie I rederickshiir?.' Fair, in* it is ?usually denominat?il. '*? Boats-thing of which ?lu* people 01 Frederk-keburg and hiirruuiiiliiigi-im 11 ties ure justly proud am! in sinne >ree>pecM it is unique. M out ol the naso? iatioaa ol tin** Kind in Yiiginiu. which t,irnici'lN held fain similar to ours, have ?gradually evn luted into iueftiiiirs fur ?racing ami horse show purposes, in which the average ??tuen, without sporting pns'livitieti.tak.'fioiily minor Httorast. The Fredericksburg AsBOdatioo on the contrary has retained all the fete tures of stock, agricultural ami nn - ehanlcal exhibits in aililltlou to tie racing, which go to make the atintliel fair hehl here of peculiar interest to the farmer t'litst", and htuestimuliited a certain pride among the tillers ol the soil in thi? community w Inch has redounded to their material lieiit'ti!. The improvement in methods o? ag? riculture ami stock in the ?'??untils surrounding thin city, markedly no? ticeable from year to year, is the result. In a lar^e measure, of these auuuul fair?, iti ?addition lbs lair of? fer? a yearly occasion for all the peo? ple, city aud country, rich ami poor. to meet together with a common purpose and common interest; ami iu tbe exebuugeolideas which follow there iti a mutual tieiietit to all. ?Let this meeting be a ?record breaker m point of attendance ami exhibits. The Republicans claim that there i* no danger of the Boose of Rep?itasfr tativee going Democratic, notwith? standing the chairman of their Coi. gressional Committee, Mr. Baboock, hau warned them that it is. Tins confidence seems to be bawd upon the certainty, from a Republican Htandpoiut. that the country will go for Roosevelt, which will neces? sarily carry the lower house o? Con gree*. And yet it must U? remember? ed that sometimes a Pwldwtt of one political faith and a BotMl ol Representatives of another have been elected. This is feared by Mr. Dab cock iu the present, contest ami that is why he is sounding his no.*? ol warning. Sometimes nver-coiilideiii i Id a party's weakness, ami may In the case iu this election. At the American ?Bankers' Conven klon, which has just clos***! I ?ts cession In New York, John Mit? hell, Jr., ol Richmond, was the only colored del? egate in attendance, .lust before the ?ae.-wlon closed he made a short ad? dress i', which he disclaitned that any color line was drawn between tbe bet* ter class of whites ami the l-etter class of blacks, lie said it was the black loafers in th?* South who < aused ?the troubl?e and persecution of his race, andad?!???!, "are <l?-wpi?se theui a? well as do the whites." Mr. Mitchell ?kSOWS whereof hi? speaks, and it should be rem??iii tiered that the Northern ?people are not mach both e?red with this class ol blacks, ami cannot altogether appreciate condi? tions In the Smith. The political battle is still raging In Wisconsin lietween the Repub? licans and it will not iu the least hurt the Democratic party In that St.it??. The con?toflt is wuged by the reform? ara against the anti-reforms, tend it is quite sharp, (iov. ?La Follette, who is with the reformers, says It i*? "a battle to insure to the people the unhampered choice of their public of? ficials and representatives, to pre? vent the corporations from subvert? ing the will of the people by c?>ntrol lug the party primaries, caucuses and conventions as they used to con? trol the election before the adoption of the Australian ballot system." The Democrats are taking no hand more than to say,"Lay on, McDuff," ete. Congressman (?rosvenor W1h ?juite sure of his own election and also of President Roosevelt, hut he elects Mr. Roosevelt iu a very curious way. lie says the most of the gold Demo? crats will vote against Judjre Darker ?because he was such an ardent sil verlte in the last two campaign---, and the Bryan men are unwilling to throw down their arms and surrender to a Republican triumph, and str?ng, ly enough, and absurd as It may ap? pear, there will I*? a great body of them vote for Roosevelt its a choice ?between the two candidates, isn't that an easy way ol electing Mr. Roosevelt? (fSO. Stoessel, who is in command of Port Arthur, states that he will blow up tbe fort if he is unable to bold It. From the present outlook be had as well get ready for th* "blowing up" work. IHK I XIVKR81TY. Tlie Dnlvenltj of Virginia was formally opened for th?? aseelon ol I'.ti>4 r? .m tin* l.".th ?>f this month, mu? with hhk seaaioa it h'-gins h beg ??m in it? useful exiateaoe. Dr. Ed? win A. Alderman, tbereceotly elected president, bas been duly Inatallad in office as tin? Irai chief executive ol th,' Institution. Then are thoeeu-ho tippoeed any change in Um manage ment >.f the nniveraHj, bnt their op? position was nu.re sentimental than practical, nud it bas long been held hy the beat educators ?if this Btate that h more meiern arrangement of iii?tiirs would redound to the benefit of ill?? univeralty. The change which has just taken place is in,.re in keep? ing with the progresa <>i vI??* timen, 'iml is patterned nfier the organiza? tion of the great universities of tlic country, which have made the moat marked progress in th.- ?educational world- The new official head ?.four renerated institution brings with him to hia new poet ol trust all the virtues and requirements which tin' moat exacting could ?demand. He baa had experience in such work as he now has to perform as president of Tulane t Diversity, and his speech m reply to that of Dr. Pugs in form? ally ?delivering t>> him th.* adminis? trative duties of the university shows a full appreciation of tin? (?ask which confronts him. We predict for the university a bright future, awiiler -??ope for its great usefulness thau ?t oyed in the past, and in com? mon witti all people o? the country, ?mil of Virginia in particular, we bid ft Qod spet ,i. Contrary to the expectations ami claims of the Republican leaders, Maine baa shown a Democratic gain of over six thousand. The Kepubli 'iiiis expected to cany It by an in? r?ase,i majority and attributed it to Mr. Rooeevelt'a popularity. Hut tin? vote did nut panOUl in that w t\ uni they are very much disappointed. Gen. Kuropatkin lays his d. feat at l-itio Yang to <ifu. Orloff. It 1? re. ported that they ?were at variance luring that battle, hence Oriofl bears the blame of defeat. It is very lorn that the ?commander of mi army it? debated that be does not And a ?cape ?.-at in one of his subordinate ?ItiitT.s. Borne Inquisitive fellow want- t knotf what race the Japanese are, and some etbnologiat, at considera' id.* length, has undertaken to anawer the inquiry, hut with what success ee cannot aay, Por some time they have been in u race *?ith Russia's fa? vorite general, Kuropatkin. The preliminaries of the Republican Convention of New "lork were not very harmonious. Mr. Lemuel K ftriggand Mr. .lohn S, Wise be very much excited and called each ither liara ?repeatedly. Now the '|ti>*s tioti is, did either one of them mil ttatB the i . Tie* experts r.-port the I'llssian v.-ssel Lena much in need of repairs, hut that abe can I** put in seaworthy condition in thirty days. The citi ?enaofSan Francisco are a little fe? verish over her preaeocs mid abe will have to leave an soon ?is possible. It is reported that the TreiiHiiry Department is overrun by re^uestn for oiie dollar notes, which -uo-tff sl? ide* npposition that the average purchaeeable voter in many of the ->tatt:s is worth .?ne dollar. GRAND CAMP CLOSES. Confederates to Maat Next Year in Petersburg Jackson Home to be Purchased. The-?rand camp of Confederate vete? rans, altera three days' setimon.a'ljiium ?1 at l-ynchtiiiri* Friday, to meet in JVsarshurg next -.ear. The elsetloa of ?(Beers reanlted a* loliows: liraii'l Commander, l?r. W, E. liar rood, Petersburg; lirnt lieutenant, -ludge lohn 11. 1 -'niton. Wytlicville; second ?eiitetiKiit. ( ol. William II St-wart. Portsmouth; third Hsntsaaat, Qeo. T. 1 dunford, l.ynchburg: inspector general, "apt, T. T. Morton, Stannton; quarter uaeter general. I'avid A. Browa, Rich iiond; chaplain general, Hev. John 1'. ?lytie, VViuchwtti'r; surgeon general, I'r. lohn H. ?daiborae, Feta-sbarg; adjutant general, i ol. Thomas Eliett, Richinond. 1'onsnlerahle hiit-incim relating to the irgauimtiou was disposed ol, during which the camp indorsed the plan of the ijfxintiton Daeghtsrs of the Confederacy o ptiri'liHH-- the old home ol Htonewn.ll JacRHou for a memorial hospital. Appeals for eoritrilintioiie to the home for needy Confederate women, in Rich iiond, met with a litt?ral response. Maj. Hoben W. Hanter, secretary ol Virginia military ret-orde, urged all who had original muHter rolls o? officers and soldiera ol Virginia in the Civil war to ??end them to him in care of the Stats li? brary, as he haw been informed that the ? ?mpilatioD of the Virginia roster hy the taVtala in Washington would begin in 'hreeorfonr months. Friday night the final ball was given 'iy the ?ions of Veteran* in Aeeembbj Hall. VESSELS IN OPEN FIELDS. Wrecks Along Chesapeake Bay. Bliaara aloag theehorss of the Cliesa |.eake *_?.", traft, some of them in corn? fields or tomato patches, lie wrecked, mute witnesses of the violence of the storm of Wednesday night and Thurs? day morning, Reporte of the number mentioned have been received, but it ia believed that many other wrecks occur red and will be reported later. Ho Far no loss of life ou the Chesapeake is reported, New Gaa Holderfor Richmond. The light committee of the city council of Richmond has decided to erect a uew ?a? holder to cost f 160,000, an.i to bold J.dliii.iinii cubic lee of gas. They closed a deal for a site a* 18,000. An appropri? ation of 140,000 wlditioual was airked for to constru?a a pijH- Hue. Expert repairing ol watches, docks, jewelry, .*.'*., and engraving done at short notice by H. E. Norria, the jeweler Formal Inauguration ot Dr. Alder? man aa Preaidant of Univeralty. The l'Uli of April next (Jefferson'? liirthday) was tlxed upon as the date of the formal inauguration ot Dr. Alderman aa president of the I Diversity. You are cordially invited to visit the jewelry establishment of H E Norrln during the lair. SCENES OF HORROR AT PORT ARTHUR Temper of Belligerents Has Reached a Merciless irtage. RUSSIANS TO FIG NT TO THE DEATH Flags of Truce and Red Cross Are Not Respected By Either Side, si I Hundreds of Dead Lay Unb-im ! For Weeks ? Another General A:> sault May Be On. Chefoo, S,pt. 19. I the :. stion ai Pori Arthur, developments il? that another grand ociiii i in:-, si the pi ? i ! ' Im Imminent, 'I his oplnli i very heavj bom i Ian stronghold thai ? tember 1C, for such :i !" mbai im ms the a; ual prelude lo an on the arrival hi re ol ; in ?? - ,;i Pori Arthur ai n i ;.;??:>' perlloilS, on S thorltatlve statement thai ll works are o i ports it .mo .lap ? l'.'ii Dalny an - laaull ara . ,? in b f*a were IT., n? ?I .; I In addition to the Is the common knoa Japanese realise thai their1 eonl ut i!,- i; Ian ??? to make su? h p of ilia? tlvltj \ ? rdlni to Lieutenani Prim ? ? R zivil, ni tie Rui Ian army, who rei here from Port Arthur, !?? patches from Lieutenani Get sel, the i ommander - in - chief of tli ? of the R General Kuropatkin, the temper ? ? rents ?it Port Art hur h ? ? II served with thi Ush |n the liner war, and I until he i.??ame swan He of affair- at Port Arthur be had no idea thai war could be so horrible. It was sel forth in these disp weeks ago thai -? i I by both ' that the other was sbusln These suspl? Ions hai ? Im i, aaed by the . omn of both ai iimil now even Ban of tm ?nit respe? ted by elth? : Radslvll declares ?thai men of both arm heir antagonism. Lit - ?1 hi * on, saying thai I of thi . the ? - drop of Russian bk? I Japan* te soldiers entered I it undoubtedly would be lm| their i them and pr?? ta . onsequem e of the f-n I of trnce are Ignon d .. bo ha?" been lying on the hlllsldSB for we? ki i? i ! un* buried, and the sb n. h in Port A from ng bodies, wh.-n the wind is in the right direction, i unendurable. The Ruaalan aol In some ? only r.n pat ta from the heai Ing dead, have constantly to w?*ai their noaea handkerchiefs aoaked In , would be unable to remain at their )?? In the ?toarse "f the ?assaults which took place in the four last .1 miea of Jap u according to I Ixivll, found themaelvea al the mer, y i ; ins and holated a whll this, however, the Russians paid no attention, and continued to volley rap? idly Into ill" helpless ranks of thi emy. In the mean tl mi in tiif rear of the companies thai bad hoisted the white Bag saw what th. Ir comrades had done and expressed th.-ir disapproval of the surrender by firim: Into ?their rear, As t result of this Bra from friend and foe, 600 m< D were anni? hilated. The dead f"ll amuse thi composing bodies of previoo For ?lays afterward the wounded men In this area raised Buttering handker? chiefs in the;: hands in pleas for help, ont the Russians wen- afraid to ven? ture out to give succor. Within a week the Is last unn - I prayer for help, and the sham l.i-s was a quirt but ghastly fit Id of horror. Among th" heaps of des prince saw t??o soldiers, on< i ami the other a Japanese, I>? in-_? locked in a death embrace. The teeth of th ? Japhnesc were sunk in the throat, while the Russian had I tWO of hi. of his aptagoniaL The pitaes Cited this as merely an Incident denoting the ferocity of the conflli t at Post Arthur. JAPS NOT ADVANCING Oyama Recei?'ing Reinforcements and May Not Move For Several Days. Ht. Peteral arg, Bept I?. The i ports that ?General Kurokl is pnshln : on northeast of Mukden are BOl born out by official telof-rams that have been ret civet) here, accordiag to ?the latest atlvir is the lajiai:. Be fortes con? tinue to increase at Hianiupuza ami Tentai. A dedslvv advance In the ,li recttOB ol Mukden Is, therefore, not ex ppctod to occur flor some days. Mean? while indications increase of the prob? ability of the Japanese meeting with resistance. The Russian forces at Muk? den undoubtedly an- very large, and every 'lay's delay enables the 0OSB mandor-lnc hlef to perfect his defenses. A private telegram from Mukden re? ports the arrival there of an Immense train filled with convalescents return? ing to duty. This may be regarded as good ' vid. nee of a large concentration of troops at Mukden. The same correspondent, describing scenes at Tie Pass, notes extraordi? nary animation there. The great con? course of visitors there, and the tact that theatrical performances and open air concerts are of daily occurrence hardly indicate that the town is ex rmetinc an imrnedlnto gttnel Shirr Break In Wheat. The wheat market in New York went to picrfra Saturday. in an hour's time it lost ?'! cent? m bushel, making 7 cents decline from the highest point of the w'*>k. It closed Sat urday night at fl.lQg. Corn followed the ?-/beat decline slowly, losing a cent because of prospects that any good drop would let <n a big export trade. Th? Oyster Season. On Thursday the natural oynter rocks were thrown open to the publie and hun? dreds of tengers are at work. While many hundreds of people still make their living by oysteriog, the business has btsn greatly reduced owing to tbe depletion of the rocks. Several new shucking house? will be opened in the vicinity of Irvington and Wwms. i OFFENS IVE CATARRH 1 suffered for s long lime with a beul caaa ol Catarrh, and took a greet deal of ?OB without snv benefit. i h.cl a continual headache, my checks ?bad frown parole, my nose was ajmajra tupped up, my breath had a sickening ?sod ?lis'-untiiitf ?odor, and I ?nragbed siceaeauuy 1 heard of your S 8. S. and wrote ytj?. I c??iuuietii ed to use it, and sfter takiBg rvrrnl bottles I was curad and have never since bad the ??i^titr?t symptom of the disease. MrtS Mary I,. STohm. Cor. 7th A- Pelix St*., **H Joe*!*, M?. Wheeling, W. Va., May so, n?-?v I b.i 1 S.iMil Catairh for vears for ?Inch I iiaed S. B. S with vi tv ??ratifying results. I tnr.l local applications for some time, end getting no permanent relief I ?cometo ilic coin-liisi.it that the scat of ?Um trouble W.IS ill the hi? mil Knowing .S S. S tobe ifoodblood medicine I Dssaa r? ind lifter Bains, it for. some little while it ?lid aw.'iv entirclv with the offensive tnu us in the nostrils, .ml I did not have to hawk ?ml spit, ?especially iu the morning, to dislodge the ratarrh.il inatt??r, ltS*7 South St I'kEli H FSBMY. Tin- filthy secret!? ?us an.l fi.ul tniicusthnt ire contitiuallv dropping back into tin* ' broat. find their wnv into the stomach md ?ate absorbed into the ?blood. Catanh ^^^ _^ thssbsooassseoti 1 MmhAS AaW I stilutional.iind the ?W 1 ?9T i ?only way to get rid ^^ ^^ ?blood. Write us if ^h ^k vui have Catarrh, \% m% su?l our phveici Llkl ans will advise you *Aawr ^a\W without charge. The Swift Speclflo Company, Atlanta, fia. VIRGINIA NEWS, ?oi(t.ern \-ck Atrriciilttiral I'nir will be he d tet I lent Im*, lile. Sept ?11, ?la*, 23. lien. I. e and a iarirc party ol .lieines town ollii-iale atul ilireclore hieve jjotie t?> S' l.oll'e to be preeciit OS \irgiuia Maj T. L. ?Courtney, ol Richmond, lor ysansspsTtstesdesi ol ihc K. F..?- I' I', ?R., nseneil a alifhl stroke of paralve.r? Sat unta} W. A l.aiiiberi. cnloreil, wtwitn! in WsBSlsgtOB lor tSS IStSSSJ Ol a wieti.'i ami elothisg, was arrested at ?MsdlsOfl I niirt 11 inse. w ?Sathawsy lost two flsa ?boisas by . sUsek by lightning and iieetant i\ ?hile i?, a li-!?l We InSSdSj \ I? ? ?giste i in?' h The dwelling ami all contents of U'nah ?alas c nut.v. arara is atrojad hi ntattfaatl] wiiilc tlielaiiillj ve M ut church. tJosa if .lohn Sharp Williams and K'.ehard < mker, the lormer laminan-, leader nr- auuiiig the students at tin I iiiiir.ity of \ ii-ginin. I he llinlen (arm. 108 acres, in Orange, which lirlonKed to J I . Aeree, ot Lyncll burii, ?hasbeSS sol?t to J l> Sipe, ol li?n ni in* h rein eooaty, I ?: Mr. Harri- I'.x hue bonghl the Alain lloin-e. lor which lie paid f i.non. Hem ten i in i? i,?,i, itag t le- bossa ?sad mat mu it the II Mat hotel on the Heach I 'nliiliil.l ?Beach I'm?rese. Rev J. W. l'ylaiid has improved stilli cieutly to have the Virjjiula lloepnal. Richmond, leu?! utter a viwit to I apt I. II ."?pi-iii-.-r, in KlrgSSd t??ieeu, wi I re turn t'i Mid?!? Ths Corporation Court ??I Alexssd>rla 'leu Osy Kiiiii?ti?lsi)u, ol ?Brass wick, Md . of th.- ?chsrga ol stealing a watch lend in ?ney Irntii I ob Taylor, if Westmoreland county. i Mise Bally Robb Tyhr Marshall, ot w*anss(oa,dsBghttS"of Mrs. w.r. Mar BSd irreat-graiiililaii?liier ol ChM Justice Marohall, will he a Baltimore ' Jebutaiite this season. | Jiff, rsori M. bvy and his aistSf u'??'' sreceptioB si iiontieeUo, ?the ?Ismoas borne of Thoasfl JsSersoB, Saturday afterin.iiii. to Hr. Ivlwin A. Alderman, prifi II ut ol the I nixereitj ol > irginia. The resMsses ol J. Alosas Walker, In Northumberland eooaty, wan destroyed by lir?- on ?September -'mi. 11 ?a bam ????? sieved. I'oth bStldiBga Were insured in the Northern Neck Mutuel lire Aseo? i a Hull Dr. It. I'uryear, a former professor, ot ?Richmond I'ollege, was recently present? ed with a handsome wan-h by his old ?t?ldente ana t?iken of love and applcca tion. The praasotaUoa apeseh w?* made at Zloa chiir.-h. near Madison Run. In Orange count?, by ll-v. I W, Wllifrev At the iitmual reunion of the lllack Bone Troop recently, the work (?I or gauizlng a camp nirai'oiied of sous of merabtre of tin- troop was taken iu hand, A committee on organization was appoint?"!, mid a lierre ine?tini? ol the young men will be belJ at Warrettou inlii-r 36 DEATHS. Mrs Lucinda l.ane. wiilnw ot liaviil l.ati",d'ei) near Areola. I.oiuloun roiiuiy, last week .-?he was in In r iiiuety tilth '.ear. Ihre,- brothers survive. M C bfahawea dlsd suddenly at bis sawmill at Twymaa'a Mill. Madison county, of heart disease a few days aifo. aged ?." years, His wife nud five children survive him, Capt. W m T Snead, of Lancaster,died last week. His remains were interred at W hit?- ?Chapel episcopal buryiuu ?round, lier. L. K. I muds conductetl the service. The deceased was ill years ol age. and is survive?) by four sons and twodaugbtera ?all grown. Mrs. .1 II. Davenport, of Lancaster, died a lew day? ago of consumption. She was 88 years nl age, leaves a hue band, three small children and many friends and relatives The hit\m?-iit was at the old family hornea?-ml, la Northumberland cmmie, OS Saturday, Itev. L. It. Combe onductiag the service. TO OPPOSE LAMB AND ALLAN. Third District Republican Faction Will MaKs Congressional Nomina? tlon The regular Republican commute? of tbe Third district met in Richmond Friday and issued a call for a convention Octo ber 4 to select a candidate lor Congress to oppose ('apt. John Lamb, the Demo? cratic iucumlient. No relerence wo? m?ade in the resolutions to Miles M, Wil? liams, tbe chairman, or ?Edgar Allan, jr., the candidate of the other (action. Ueorge A. Hanson is mentioned as the candidate for Congress. GENERAL NEWS. William J. Itryan opened thecampait-n in (?dorado with a strong speech advo? cating tbe election ol Darker A I). Wales, a lawyer of Binghamton, ?, Y., is siiine John Mitchell for a |200. )()() fee for aid in ?etthis*; the coal atrike. Senator Gorman will remain in New York during tbe remainder of the politi? cal campaign mm ?adviser to the Demo '-ratic National Committee. Parties Inaving the city for an extend? ed stay can have Tin: ! i;m. Lim I mail? ed to their address for any leagtb ultima -g. FALL OPENING \, > v of Men's, Bo?s! an ? /, -v Ub.ldren'g , CLOTHING *.- . ' -fJrx \\i' ('?ill ) (Mir illtl Iltiull 1(1 <-' \ \" ,,", 1'"'1 lllilt VSI' ,lim' L,1" **t * ' UURT III MRT /(/ ' ' U-?H-M?! UK -?3- W K II Wi: EVKB BIIOWN WE AI.SM MAM *7j Men's Clothes to Order Ml Fit and workmanship guaranteed. - [ &A Over seven hundred BUDlplOH to Mi I JT l'*0 select from. Wc carry a full line of Iv b'IT iff Men's ?St ?oys' Furnishing Goods ^\ HATS and TRUNKS A tl j IJasT.Layton&Son **m !"?'. Main Street, **V* I'rede icksburg, \ ?l ^* ^??????????????KaaiHnnHHaaMHBHBiHaHBHBH^ Wonders Will Never Cease DIil you ever dream af I <? bgable lo obtain Buch B Towel Bargain aa this? Tien* are only a ?) of them, ?so you BOO it will b leary ?or you to secure whit you w-inl of them ;it Tlir.\ ARE THE OENI INE UNION HUCK TOWELS ready beramed and good size. Porno would call it a 12ic t 'W**l i'Ut w offer this lut at ?i won.iniully low price o? 71c Apiece First Come, First Served. G. Frank Timberlake & Co. The Popular Dry Goods House. Baker's Old Stand. Fredericksbur^, Va Fourth Annual Exhibition RICHMOND Horse Shorn flss'n October 18,19, 20, 21 and 22,1904. Night Exhibitions and Special Saturday ?Matinee. Brilliantly Illuminated Building. The Gr?ai state Event of the Fall OVER $9,000 IN PRIZES Entries Close October 1st Half Rates Fre rp All Stations in Virginia to Richmond and Return Tickets on sale October iClh to 22nd, inclusive; good until October 23rd, 1904. W. O. WARTHEN, Secretar? Richmond Horse show association, P.O. Bos 605, Richmond, Va. V/i "il's Seeds. VIRGINIA GRAY Winter Oats. Sow Early For BtG-t Results. Our '11 Brand is the ? quality that it i? i??? aible t,, procure. Hairy, or Winter Vetch, ?Sown '.?itii Winter Oata, makes tlic largi -t i ? oailik j l?*kl o? the best sad m< -? nutnUooa hay. Writs for ; WOOD'S OESCRIPTiVF FftU CATALOG Tells nil l" f,.r fall BBsrlag. i; ; '? he i.i valua lile anil lui|,ful '?ni?!: cation ol the kiml laaasd in i?iimiiIiib Muile.l trae ??ti request. T. W. WOGD & SONS, Seedsmen, - Richmond, Va. Local Markets (Uorractad by Hlmon Illrch * Km. Wheat, 80 te 61.06: corn, new, M ?l 66, meai,$1.40to|1.45 per 10D pound?; aatfe, 40 to 46: (owla (live), h to !?; chirk?-*-?, live, 11 to 12; duck?, live. H to I*: turkeya. 10 to 12; lard, 11 to 12; Hprine chicken?, 11 to 12 per pound; egge, IB to 21) ; butter, 15 to 2.r> ; hame, 14 to 17 ; Iriah potato??, ?90 to Kin; beet 8 to 8fi; pork, '1 to 7; veal, 4', to ?; lamba ,$2.r,o to 68.60; hidrs, (Kreen) 5 to 6; hidea(dry),P to 10- salted hidea, 7 to 8; baled hajr, |15 to f IN ?>er ton. I-eaf Sumac?"5 to ?0 per 100. Wool?l'nwashed, 22 to 2,1; waehed, 2". to 2G. Baltimore Wusal strong; spot eon? trait. I1.10HC i So. 1 red western. H.12Mfirstname.lastname@example.org%; steamer No. J ?red, $l "-"?? ?' i.":!"? ; Boiithern, by satn ple. 9Of.0|l.O8; do., on Kl -, 11.10. ?Oorn dull: ; ear, M Vie.; south? ern white corn, "? 7 ?.? ."??,.: southern yel? low corn, (jOi?i?lc. Oats easier; No. 2 white. KOS6%c; No. 'J mixed. M?c, Rye firm: uptown, s I />'.?. niiv steady; No. i timothy, 115015.50; No' 1 clover, mixed. fl2.50@ 13. Butter steady: fancy ?ruitaiii.n, I7f* is?.': fancy creamery. 19?20c.; fancy ladle, M,' ion' packed, 1101?, Bop firm. per iloz., -I'3?i-1-.. ('heese firm; larne. |%CS*i , medium, B-?OO-ftc; small, f %?10c. KiiRar firm: roars" i*ranu lated. 5.40c : fine. 1.40e. New York -Butter afcady; common to extra creamery, 13? 19c; do. stare dairy. 12@18c. Cheese steady; state full cream, small colored, fancy, |%c; do. white fancy, 8%c., do. good tu prime. 8V??jS-?<'., : red, fancy. t\u.; do. k-mhI to prime, 8? 894c. Your Bead anil Feel ooeupy tbs constant thought of Wallace ?ft Co. Today we think- <>f the nan whoss Imt look- shabby. If you want n Btraw to run .,nt tin* Mason( bora's a f.-w left ?it big redaction in price. Bane Is trae of nil low-col shoes. Wn doal want than. If yon do, soneaad ii.uiie your price. Sw?ep?ng=Out Price? mi ?ill Banner Hntx and Slioe? The Drew Belby ('.. 's Pine !Slioen for wo men and theoelabratod W. I. Dong* la.-?' Shoe!? fur men ?ire shown ?it this store in h irreat variety of anapss an.I leathers. Bplendld line <>f FALL HATS on band and eoning. WALLACE & CO, Main mid Commerce St?. RIPANS liiere la s?-arcely any ondltlon oflli health that is not benetitcd by the occa? sional use of a Ii'l'I,-A'N'H Tabule. For *al? by liruxK?ntn. The Five-Pent packet Is enough for an ordinary occasion. The ?mil-- bottle. 60 cents, contains a suppj-r fit? m .Mr F.W. CHANDLER, Agent for the Prudential Fire Insurance Company and Maryland Life Insur? ance Company for County of Caroline. HILAS ?HKLBUHNK & SOS. siEuum wiREioes? ros the sai.K ov LOOSE TOBACCO snS By SAMPLE OVER THE. HOGSHEAD l*J?b and Cabal HTBBKTH Slt'HMMVli v* L. B. VAUGHAN 6 CO. Proprteeors Chknkh. w'a I'i.oitiii', Wahbhocsb, Richmond, Vs.. and? General Commission Merchants Leaf Tobaooo and Grain a Spaelalty Ubsral (Ash Advances MM? o? Coaalgaaaato GOING AWAY to school? Going away to teach? Going o a trip? Going to get married ? (-oing to help your iriend get married ? No matter what the necessity, c. W. JONES h*^ btoNew . ineol Fall Dress Goods and a new iine of Ladies' Tailor-Made Suits already in, and can supply your war C.W.JONES "THE busy corner WASHINGTON. D. C. Fer Tour You muy secure by being prompt, ?i i-'. ? I iuai.iiiui-'i Machine I* i Lens than Kit 1 f r?gulai piiee, $1449. We've bat 16 of th? M mut h i tu'.s h?? yon iiiufit order quickly. Tbe above ?picture ?hows the box-top style; but if you pre? fer you may have the same identical machine with drop bead AT TBE HAMR PRICE. Pine Oak Cabinet Ball-bearing. Complete set ot ATTACHMENTS FREE, (U'ARANTEEI) FOR 5 YEARS. Isn't it worth while being quick?Less than half ?pricefor high-grade micbines?and FULLY Gl'AR ANTEED. Send MONEY WITH ORDER?NO CHARGE FOR TRANSPORTATION. If all are gone we will refund your money. These machines were made by the -'Demorest Mfg, Co " during a dull period to keep the factory going. %l Farmers' Favorite Roller Bearing Disc and Hoe DRILLS for salo by DECKER it ALRICII. We Will Make a Customer of You <*? * * * ? Loewenson A Kaufman. ? IL'IIIL'I L?IJU . .-,. I . Il'll I I ? I ? VU if yon will (rive us the opportunity to do one fob for y.>u on your watch, clock, Spectacles or jewelry. We wmif to nhuw you that every job, whether large or ?small, will receive our stv-dfOQS thought ami usual care. The chance to secure a part of your work is what we want. Will you give us that chain?<? Our ohargee are al way? moderate. JEWELERS and OPTICIANS, 1)09 Main Street. Fredericks!-urg, Va. %^4flt*y**ltty**&Afk4f*if)es* \A***L4flm+\af* LOW SHOES. 25 STYLES of the latest ideas in OtfoM strap saunais Evetything imaginable in Poot? wear, both in Low and High Shoes. All Hummer goods in, for both ladies and gents. lugin Stack. Latest Styles. BROWN & CRISMOND.