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Extra Fine Sherry 1 gal. Porto Rico Rum 1 gal. Extra Good Port Wine 1 gal. 4-year-old Maryland Peach 1 gal. 4-year-old Va. Apple or Peach Brandy 2.?5 SPECIAL OFFER. 3 Gallons Old N. C. Corn.6.00 3 Gallons Old Kentucky Rye. 600 3 Gallons Fine Gin . 6.00 3 Gallons ApoiS or Peach Brandy . 6.00 4"3 Gallons of e:ther above.9.50 All orders west ? , ? nts additional fW 4 quarts, except Kelly's Copper Distiiled (bottled In bond) on which for orders outside of Virginia, I C is, Maryland and District of Columbia, add 60 cents for 4 quarts, $1.05 for 8 quarts and $1 M for I : arts. : ing charges on freight orders 1/3 less than above extra PUT UP IN STONE JUGS, SAFELY PACKED IN PLAIN CASE, ALL CHARGES PREPAID ALL CHARGES $2.50 PREPAID Brandy. .$2.85 7??HGKe?yCo.,!nc. ** J4I3E.BU. lauwltn. DUtiTWr? sad DMrflmtsrt ?I MAIL ORDERS PROMPTLY FILLED Lcjd ?=d Loo? DnUncc Phoac* 1353 Fine Liquors .Vs. ? A Wilson Heater - Will Save 40 Per Cent. Of Your Fuel Bill - - Tbecelebrated Hot-Blast Down-Draft creates perfect combustion, the gases and fumes (40 per cent, of the heating power of wood), ordinaril,** escapingunburned up ?"?be chimney in other stoves, are all consumed and turned into heat in tie-WILSON. The Wilson is the only h?-?ter in the world, which actually burns all of tbe fuel put hit? it. The WILSO^f is air-tight, beat can be regulated to m*. degree, and will hold a ftre for 36?hour*?. What, von Have on fuel will pay for a WILSON HEATJSX in one season. Burns Wood FOR SALE P-Y GE0. W. HEFLIN. Fred ui"g, Va fa THE LARGEST STOCK OF I \ GOOD SHOES 0 EVER shown here * Walk-Overs For Men. 1 I Queen Quality i?? For Women. Try Us For Shoes and You'll Be Satisfied BROWN ? CRISMOND g ?a. ? .... miouml HOLIDAY GOODS -A? uf>' ^2???uST0FFREGEN ' s ties laterssted to th? beard by the boSa. u*B reacia kisins, Fruits all Kinds, Fancy ?tapie Groceries. ata flj " flSaj ASSAULTED SCHOOLTEACHER Mob Threatened Farmer Who At tacked Young Womer.. Jamestown. Pa., lv II Ml?? Meed McCrumb. a soho>>li>?Rrtier, Is? In a 6crk>',is condition fi legod to have bssa mad? by Charles Summers, a wealthy farmer of Taras?es I ummtts. ?ho was laier rap? tured by a po-.se, was taken to ville, Pa., to prevent mob vi?leme thr??ateneil by enr.ic.cd farmers. *choolh?>'i.?o i a u.i.?'. when tlu? as*aulr i ???. Her sor.':1111s attracted ?' Carr, a farmer, who Rave th? alarm. Summers made his esrape. was Immediately formed and ! a search of severs 1 boon found biding behind a monument m a cemetery overlooking the town. In the meantime word of tin? . had spread and hundreds of gathered about the jail demanding the prisoner. When the pr?seme of the mob was learned It was decided to rush Summers to Qrseavlllt for safety. Miss M?. Crumb was n-arly cht ksd to death while her face and I body are covered with icratcbes and j bn.lses. NEVER HEARD OF GOD And Know? Nothing of Bible, Teitifl?? Boy. Newark, N. J., Dec. 19?A thirteen year-old boy who had never heard of Gcd or of the Bible and ? What they meant, confronted Ju?lse Jones and a jury In the First court. The boy, whose name Is Max Rosen St.-ln. 1 as a wttw damage suit against tbe North Jet gey Street Hallway rompan?. When be had taken the s'aml, C railway com] any, questioned him as to whether he knew the nature of an Oath. The boy professsed Ignoran c ol the meaning of the word. "Did you ever hoar of the BIb'.e?" ' asked the lawyer. "I don't think I did," answered the boy. "Were you ever taught that there Is a God?" "No, sir." "Ever hear there Is a God?" "No, sir." Thoroughly nonplussed, the lawyer i looked appealingly toward thl "iDId y"ii ?-vi r go to srhoo'.?" he finally asked the boy. "I did." "And you sever beard of God?" "I never did; I don't know what It means." EMBEZZLER ARRESTED Bank Defaulter Captured in Moun? tains In Lower California. San Diego, Cal.. Dec. 19.?A from Ensenada Bays: "A m?n who was arrested in a min? ing camp about 100 Btflss ha k in the mountains and now In jail h- ; Ing identification, is supposed to be William F. Walker, formerly cashier of the Savings bank, of New Britain. Conn., who is wanted to aas wet a charge of embezzlement of fCOii.OOO In that city. He was only prevented from committing suicide by the timely In? tervention of the officers In charge." The prisoner Is about five feet eight Inches tall, of medium build, wear? a mustache and Vandyke beard. A small I vial which is supposed to contain pol ' son was taken from him just In time. 1 A revolver was also taken from him j after he had made a desperate at ! tempt to use It. Baby Hi? Mother's Own Stepbrother. Bucyrus, 0., Dec. 19.?A ?on born to Mr. and Mrs. Charles Kuenhle. of this place, Is his own uncle. The child'? father Is also Its grandfather. When Kuenhle's first wife?a widow with several children?died he mar? ried one of her daughters. He is his wife'? stepfather as well as her hus? band. The new baby Is a stepbrother to bis mother's brothers and sisters, as well as to her. Kuenhle Is the brotherln-law of his stepsons and stepdaughter?. New York Cow? Have Tuberculosis. Ithaca, N. Y., Dec. 19.?A startling revelation of the prevalence of bovine tuberculosis in?Jpew York state and of the Insufficiency of the legal means for the control of this disease has been mr? )<? before the Tompklna County Medical society by Dr. V. A. Moore, bacteriologist of Cornell uni? versity. Dr. Moore claims that of 1, 800,000 milch cowa In this state 440, 000 are Infected with tuberculosis. Accidentally Killed His Mother. Plttsburg, Dec. 19. ? William A. Schwartz, a policeman, shot and killed his mother, Mrs. Rachel Schwartz, ?Ixty-ona^ears old, and was bo crazed by the accident that he made several attempts to end his own life, but was restrained by relatives. While tho po? liceman was cleaning bis revolver It was accidentally discharged, the bul? let penetrating his mother's head. NUGGETS_0F NEWS Miss Mary Earley, a trained nurse, I was killed by an express train at Dix mont Btatlon, near Plttsburg. Five-year-old Dollle Ricardo fell into a tub of hot water at her home In Philadelphia and received burns from I whlsa she died. Five young men were seriously in? jured at North Braddock, Pa.i when a bobsled descending a steep grade crashed Into a street car. More than 100 all-steel passenger cars will be in use on the Pennsylva? nia railroad between Pittsburg and New York shortly after ?an. 1. DYING OF D?SE OF NEEDLES Mre. Mofly Desmond Swallcwed Twelve Dozen With Suicidal I New "fort Der It Desmond, knou n t? i "The N.'C II? : she swallowed twelve ,', ,. Idal lu tent, is dying in the F"ordhara I Bhs underwent ber tweal ation for tho rsmoi ?mi ? n ral da? - talleil to rally from su? plications. It wai Bey over n ible ihat prompted m mon,! to take i In the first place. S ? on an,: lomething Ilk? 100 o? th of steel ware removed from h??r stomach. She Ikis spi at I her time In the Ir.st yar in Imspital With the aid of the X-ray an : lagnei.? I drawn from her skin and I m -?nth ago the modi mond that they h;i I for all ! of the 144 i swallowed, and that the n balance would probably nol her. Last Saturday she w? affili-t.'.l with acute palr.s In b ach and lost aot time in K'-iing to th" Fordham hospital. As soon BI ble the doctor? placed be* bi Influence of ether an?! began to pr ibs ;':-.' y o?" n d bi r ab lo men an?! searched In vain Nol ,i trace of the ? ild they fiad. Since th<?n she has basa hovering be twees life and d< TWELVE MEN MURDERED Were Stripped Naked. Stood Against Trees and Shct By Indians. Information " the frightful murder of I Taqul Int!. ' ? ? Sonora. P. J M Intyre and a party of ? i he re? mains of the murdered m? n. The Ya ' Feraaadea, ion of Presldenl Fernen dez, of ' of Cucurpe, and owner of the Mescal plantation where ?- I The oth? Mexican some Canines miners looking for work in <v.is among th* ana* * he wa3 readied by m??n who told him that they were The remaining twelve were it naked, stood i?p aj/aln-l tif">s and shot the h"id A bind of Is reported to he on the war; Peddler Murdered. Brunswick, N .1 . Dee It. ft had laid hi name was J. Murphy an?! his home in Brooklyn, was found dea?! on the turn pike between ?South Rlvei an l this efty. Hs hi in the month and a revolver was found by his sid? Murphy ?sohl a loi of cheap which he ?aid were gold sad which were really brass, to a large ? of foreigners who WOfll at that place. When the n,?~n found thai they had been duped they ??? ihe vil D 1 declared they would havi vengean?se on the peddler if they found him. Boy Fight? Cat For Life. Newark. N. .).. Dec 19.?It required a dozen workmen In the -hops of the llcCabe Boiler c< umany to rSSCOS George Smith, a rlVStboy, from an at? tack by a Maltese cat. Smith had the animal In his arms when, without warning, It leaped at his face and a dozen men ran to the rescue. The Maltese clung to Smith with teeth and claws, and replied to the blows It received from the workmen with aul len snarls until it ?a.; beaten off. It then dashed from the shop and disap? peared. Dewey's Birthday Dinner. Washington. Der. 19. ? Admiral George Dewcy gave a dinner at his home on K street In celebration of th? seventieth anniversary of his birth. The actual anniversary doe? not occur until the 2Gth instant, but the cele bratlon was advanced in order that the president, who wag anxious to ac cept the admiral's Invitation to at tend, might be present, Mr. R'o?ev?! expecting to be away from the city for a time next week. Njt Guilty of Criminal Libel. em, r ?. .lo^pn Cauffteld, a wealthy real estate agent, was acquitted of the charge of crlml nal libel against the Johnstown Trust company and the Citizens National bank, but the jury assessed the costs upon him. It was alleged that Cauf field several weeks ago sent score? of notices to other depositors alleging that the two financial institution? were unsound. First Train Under Hudson River. New York, l>er. 19.?A train of cars ran under-the Hudson river through the Christopher street tubes of the McAdoo tunnel system from Hoboken to Manhattan. The train, the first to make the trip under the big river, consisted of ten cars cf the special patterns built for quick and fast ser rice in the new bores. Crooke Changed His Name to Wed. Brooklyn, Dec. 19? Because he is sbout to be married and the brldc-to be doesn't like his name, Maxwell Adolph Crooke has been given per mission by Judge Fawcett to call him self Croons. The name Crooke, said the petitioner, caused persons with*s disposition to be humorous injbsli own way to ridicule him. Fsr Ovsr Sixty Years. Mis, Wlnslow's Soothing Syrnp has been nsed for over sixty year? by millions of mothers for their children whi.e teething, with perfect snoeess. It soothes the child, softens the gum?, allays all palos, cares wind colic, and Is the best remedy for Diarrhoea. It will relieTe the poor little sufferer immediately. Sold by DrngjHsts Id every part of the world. Twenty five todts a bottle. Be sore and ark for "Mrs. Wlnslow's Soothing ?ivr?? " a>T?xi tAke net r.th*r ..itar?i iiuder th? Food acd Drags '? ?u-<* ?'i-ti?, ISO?. &*rl?t ri.jn.txo FLEET TO RETURN Battleships Will Make Trip Around ihc World. A 31.000-MILE JOURNEY Admiral C/ans Announced at Ward? room Dinner That Warships Would Return Home By Way of the Suez Canal. n pub? lish?.? il.?' following win from itt. correspondent aboard I 'T s. 8, i. proceeding al s legular speed of tea an?l one-half knot* an bour. "At noon Wednesday the log had reg ' til?) anegada paa sag?? by in s,;i of Saturday. "Th.- (!?.,?! l.i pi o, ceding in four-col? umn formation, maklm; s re?-tangle of urd? wide an ; i deep "The four admirais lead th?' ,? Rear Admiral i:\ana' Bagahlp. the Connei tic it, being righl guide. "The I ships hi. The Ma m far bas bei n of river Sllllio':. "\t | night, t! ? ? ws made by Admiral Evani on the ? would r-'t'irn horns by \ ? Canal. ? ' ' from the Monday, i?y the ?ntlr? I 1 h?- ni w thai th Heel li to ret irn by way of lh? Huez canal is ; announcemi nt of i time ?1 gram so far has been for the ah I Magdalena bay, In bi? ? arriving there, a? on March 14. After a moni ? rotation there, the fle*t "I to Suii I", was as far a.-? th-> program had !???? D announced What would happen after i I s, and there ; have be bo bHievod that it ] was lari-e'y ;i matter of ? baaM Pari Of the ; to lntit'. - that return ? ing as going ' lught by ilf 111'? ?hip i?e left In th? Pacifie, i ? the informa t a the .en. the will have return to ' ? San Pi 7 . 1400 to I . 1500 . 2 IM d. 1441 . ISM Oil raltai to N? \- "fort. Total. 17,051 mile trip I d total 11,15] mile. Discredited at Washington. Moth th" White Houi and thi ment dis? redil what purports to ho a ?.. ? deal i' Evans I tald return by? way of try i.< eb said th I Of the been form JAPS FEAR FLEET'S EFFECT Regard Cruise As Friendly, But Tnink It May &tir Up Race Prejudice. i JIJI Bhtmpo, an Ir. ad? n? paper, publishes an editorial on the dispatch of tha Am r lean Beet to the Pi "This la a noteworthy naval taking," the ? "oas that will of the ?world. We do a evei hat the " trip is to threetss Ja ? ?' ? :;lv.?n h most cordial i , Japan a::.; the i'nit- i I "Our only fear Is that ; . I'niourage antl ;n on 'he Pacific CM tiring shoal a repetition of the r?'gr"t table Incident at .San Francisco. We ?rust, however, tha' the t'nlte : authorities will take the nc pr?caution- In t!,is regard." Will Wsrk Full Time. -. 19. ? T Pennsylvania railroad ibopnsfl in this city. flrhoss worklBg time was : from ten to i Ighl hours a day three weeks ago on accoust of tight cur? rency and thrsstsajed financial Ftrln gency, have received orders to return to the ten horn a day system. Silk Mills Resume. York, Pa., DsC 19. -The three silk mills of the York Silk company In this city resuroad work after a suspension of three weeks. More than 800 oper? atives are affected. Southern Railway B. ?.--Following schedule figures published?? information, and ar* not y'lnranttvo. rek ?Sectl*? 1><?. ata, ipot. rralas leeee Washington from New t'nlon Bsasjoa -am. Pall/?L<?-al lor Warnnton Han rflla, an! wnj ?taUoii** 8.06 a. m. Hally?Local lor Harrleonlmnr. Va. ?00a. in. Hall/?Cnlted Stats? Fast Mall. Pwst-claas roaches arid drawing-room sleeper to r,iluiuliu?.<la.,and New Orleans, 'lining ra* ?er ttaa Il.tO a. rn. dally-Washington and Florida United. Through roaches and sleeper to Co 'uinhia, Savannah and Jacksonville. Dining sr eervlee. 4.05-p. m. Week Days? f^-cal for Harrlsonnurg ?tid ?a/ ?talions on Manama* Branch. 4.M p in. Hall/?Local for Warren ton and I.arlottes ville. ?.161? m. Dally-New Tork ail AUi.SU Bi uress?First elites coacs to Atlanta, fleeter to Atlanta, Oa.. Msnda/s. Wednesdays, Friday?. ??unset Konte Tonrlst sleeper. Washington to ?an Francisco, ?.SA [,. m Hall/?New Turk and Augusta Ki prsss. Flrat class coach and sleeper to Colum? bia. Alkes asS August?. I'lr.lng car a la carte. \ 10.1? p. m. Dally?New York and Memphis Limite.) lela Lyiieiburgl?First class coach and i!ee|ji?g rar to Rosn?le, KRoxvllle, t'batta niflsrtsi aad Memphis; sleeper to See Orleans. Dining car SStl 11.?0 p. in Hall/?Sew York am! New Orieaas tmlted?All Pullman train?, club and obeerva tloi, cars to New Orleans: **eep?r ;-> Ashvllle, Atlanta, Birmingham, New Orleans. Irtnlng-car service. Trains leave Richmond for the South as fol iivi: Hall;, 7 a. in., 11.15 a. m.. UM p. m.. week la/si p. m? make? connections at Danville for all points Mouth. I'ullman sleeper. Train? arrive Klebmond (.66 p. n... 4.10 p. m.. aad * 4? p. n. dally. S.40 a. m. wees da/s. Throusn. trains from the South arrlre Wash Ins-ton 7 16 a. at.. ?.46 a. m.. ?.?* a, m., ?all/: '40 n. m., S.4S p. m., 11.10 p. m.. and 11.40p. m., dally Herrlsonbunr IS.? p. m. week da/s and ?.? p. m. dally. From I'harlotteevllle. ?.10 a. m. aad t.4? p. to. Tickets, sleeping-car reservation?, and detailed nformatlon can be had at ticket oflloe. "**, 1Mb ?t.. ill Pa. are and New lulos? station. Iiaggage "becked through from hotels aid resl lences. Ost. ?er?, les. C. M. ACKERT. T. P. and Oes. Mas. S. B. HARDWH'K. Paas. Traille Mgr. W. H. TAYLOl, Gen. Pan. Agent. L. B. BBOWN. Oeneral Agent. Washington. D. 0 JOB PRINTING it everything from a bfok to ! -t prosas? ol i ? .. > Tea* lavan. I SEEKS CT?OiJ WantsCoit.ly..'.' Enjcined From Issuing Panama Bonds. SAYS HE VIOLATED LAW George W. Austin Declares Bonds Were Not Isburd to Highest Bidders and His Bid For $3,000,000 Was Ig-j nored. 19.?J ? r in.? i 0?orc? i: ? . f of ths ' treasury, tu appear In court Friday, Jan. it, why he ibould in't lie enjoined from turning o\?r or delivering th? balance of the 121.450,000 ?if the Paaaats h eartala baaka and peraoai to whoa h? has aaeounced allotments. 'ih.? citation li u?d iiy JuetlM Gould is based on * . b) G <?? W. Austin, of New York, who ?le? st rlbes himself us a taxpayer ami property owner la the United and who made I to pur? : ?if the ad issue of th? fact value ol ' Mo a\ ars hi si th? rut? of I I ?)f lili I IKWit II. irenvir Mr a had bat of ths itatutM sad li disregard of ur. No. ??8, of the $25 Bdl al lotted only $ natural | llvldnal ! bidden for th In ac- ; eordsnM wltl circu? lar, ware glve?i ?n ? mlly to ; r nialnlng i ? ra ?llote ,i tloeal I only ? ' whii h were a! ha?l a thai bid by him. h? l'-?rned that his bid had been Ignored sml no allotmenl i i bin), h?? partment nt'?l "the | ?iivini'et I ? him of the secretary's Ini intlon ta ?lis- ; ?munit : i mslfeaaenc? for which h? says he ad , \ ls?s an?l ,i\ts Mr. Cortelyou Is not a ?man -)f suOclanl means to answ?r to the eltli 1 Statu? and FOUND DYING ON STREET Pottsvill? Police Belxve Young Man Was Slain and Robbed. rill?, it De. II Coaviaced , that the man s d M I ? robbed, the authorities are In ? f John man of ;. s-i>'.? r arai found from a ? all. Tt:e yonng man died ? oroner's , physl? Ian. who made an examl of tin- fracfir" - I th? Injury mlcht ? ; tion of iMd pipe It WM leai th? authorities Hint Baydsr had $."...o la hi- ; - before . he was foon : the ?tuet. ? This money Is ml Claims She Was Kidnapped. Chi. . it .-i aa n? Tall". : phla, can?- i the at l conl. a ? i cbSl g<IS kid ?napped her from her bom? ill months ago. The girl ?is-erts i,er in a room ?n ('in aaultl ?1 her ai a heavy Strap Marconi denies the 'targes and that the giii led him ? willingly. Three Men Killed By Trains. Th-ee men v.-. re kil train?. David A. It; oadei s .nidation on the ??n th" O-atsklrti of this city. n-?ni>ctt Weak land, a proinlnunt coil operator of was run over BSV his home. ody of an nnknown man, about forty years old, terribly mangled, was lyund near (?allifzin. Bank Cssiiier Ar'rtsted. louth. v.l.. Dec. 10.?Alexan? der B. Putt rashler of the ; Mank ot ' h, whlcb suspended N? t. 1. SB ! lui lequently announced nn alleged falsification of boc-ka and misappropriation of funds by tho cashier, was srrMted upon a warraal charging falsification in one count to the extent of $24 0M. The accused was admitted to ball In the sum of Whirled to Death In Father's Mill. Johnstown li. ? Arthur Htanton. twelve years old, son of Mr. and Mrs. Stanton, of Stanlon's Mills, Somers. t county, was taught In a shaft in, his father's grist mill and al? most Instantly killed. Ills body waa Whirled against the floor and celling of the room and every bone In his body was broken. Army Paymaster Killed. Atlanta, Ga., Dec. 19?Major Manly B. Curry, U. 8. A., paymaster of the department of the gulf, was kill".! by being thrown from an automobil? while on his way to the terminal sta? tion to catch a train for Macon. Major Curry was a son-in-law of United States Senator Baeon. Engine and Saw Mill BARGAINS S r,-H. p. Portable Engines. 1 8- " 1 1(1. " 2 12- " " " I 15- " Plain 1 lo- " 1 20- " Vertical Boiler. l No. 8 Bafea Saw Mill. 1 N.i 1 DeLoarh" 1 No. 1 ()ei?aer " " 1 No. I) Frick 1 Pool Bowering " " 1 Lath Mill ?ml Bolter. 1 Heavy Cutoff ?Saw. 1 S^lf-ft-etl Bolter and 81a$ Mill. Saw Tables, Saw Mandrils, Saws and Mill Supplies. FRANK K. TYLER, 1004 Main St., FrwlerickHburg, Va. IF .01 f ANT PIRE 600DS., Call mai me tin. J. T. Munro? baton ba/la?. I sill maaSoD a I?? of my brands? P?r 0?t!?a 01-1 l.nlock/ Tkj\ot, R*a Whltkay-$? N B.??al Velvet, Rf? Whlaaer-4 * BorkwaitoT WhUk?/.-I'll Old i.fferaoo Couut? Kentucky By? - I W OkDmon'Ri? Whl?k?T-_-ISS India? Hin WhUk?/-t ?3? Cbaroke? Sprtas? Wblikay?.?_-1 SI KMtaeky ft;? Whiskey-I 01 appi? wW Wblike/-I N Manball, Kv* WnUkey_I ?W Cb??a?r. Rt? Whlakev-_. 1 It Bioahdof.R'? Wink?;-IM IIS. J. F. MONWE, SW ry,?j??v.*-? ?* r~a??+m\mm? Dr. H. M. Eckenrode DENTIST. ??Over Goolrlck1! ? ?$*?? Mela 8tr?e?.^_: FORCED TO STEAL Girl Arrested in Pittsburg Tells Pitiful Story. DISOWNED BY FATHER Eloped, Only to Find That She Was Not a vVife, and Was Forced to Steal to Support Fashionable Man. I'lttsburg, I).- It, afabsl Hall, the slsstssB-yssrold daughter of : BM I A Hull. B hfl I OSdttl I . :? pr?valo school and tutor? the children of many wiiilihy famlli'V). *a* arrested In ths lai Bi I'redeii, ? Allerton, alian (.'Unke, and his wife, Qeorgeooe, who was also arr??t?d. Mis? Hall, who has been can-fully educated, and whose tsthsr in in moro than COfflU?OrtSblfl i IrcBBMtSBCSS, w;ts l stealing a |100 muff In a de? partment i tors She was folli tii?- allerton Sat 4A large nutnbsr of residents 'if ths i l-.nd, where ths girl was until rsessU* s'i? ?ally promlBSBl vl-.it.-,1 I j it) tat] iri- ' IBS It vsa? Ihoughl best to hold h?T tor thS Bfl I Bt, t>Ul It l-l i Unit her pitiful Btorj" will nt for her crins, "ii is a !!'"" looklog man nnd i< spparsstl? srsll sducstsd. M i boill :i rSBT . : msslsrs sssembly, and thai hs told ' ? i li" i i .th on?1 - f thfl ? roa bsrs. Ha cslls I on her nt lier home, tint bar fathi dlsliksd him from tti't Mrs', forbade hlBI IBS -n th?: two eloped '?. and were man returning to Plttsbsri Aller los took his bride to thfl Hat in which There ho COI that his name" was Allerton. and that th? youn^ Broman already Occupying the spartmeBt was his wife. The de sirl war, without funds. All r ton having taken from her $" all of her j' wall of I Oflsldsrabls valuo. and she had luffsrsd a greater mis fortuna Is that her father had dis owner) h?r ? pfld All ?ton and his wife told her that sh- must mal S thfl DSSi Of a had bar gait*, and feeling that she was help Isas she rsmfljBsd in the apartment. tally she says she discovered thai AJtsrtOS an I his wife were shop Mil that Allerton was living on the stealings of several unfortunate IS ::ays she then tried to b-av?'. I ralnsd by threats, and I that sho must go to work as a thl; f. Por six months rvie says, the men and his wife lastro, ted her. and S**0, when the holiday B the stores befan, she ruade her first trio with her preceptors and was Inducted into her ? A larga Dumber i f valuable articles ?ere found in il.e flat. "Poisoned" Candy Chemists' Treat. New Vori- '. ir?an rushed i "immissloner Dsrllngton srlth a bai of candy. "I think it's poisoned," he said. "It made my children 111." The commissioner sent It upstairs to his chemists to have |t tested. N'.xt day the r*|( turned for a report, and Dr. Darlington ?ent up to see about It. An assistant < ame clown, saying: "Sorry, but you didn't send any Instructions with the candy, and as It's about Christmas time, we thought It was a treat, and ate it." Girl Breaks Jail In Boy'? Clothe?. St. LosiS, Doc. 19. ? Miss Nellie .James, t .v.-niv five years oil. escaped from Jail at Jerseyville by dressing herself in the clothes of the sheriff's thirteen year-old son and walking qui.'ly away. She was charged with tealine. Being a 'trusty." she had Brach liberty shoot the jail. She stole the boy's (dotties while) the sher? iff's family were at supper. The trous? ers were of knee lenaih. but th? wo? man la of slight build. She le.'t Mon day night and has not been caught. Her Nam? On Overalls Brings Husband Rushvllle. Init. Dec. IS.?Fred Drod dy, a rich larmer, left for Poughkeep Ste, N. Y., to marry Miss Agnes Adams on Christmas ?lay. About a year ago Uro ! dy bought a pair of overalls. On a strip of linen attached to the waist? band was the name of Miss Adams, the maker, with a request that the purchaser wrije to her. Broddy ac? cepted the challeng?, photograph? wers exchanged and an engagement followed. Gus Ringling Is Dead. New Orleans. Dec* 19.?Gus Ring ling, htjad of the circuit combination which controls the shows of Ringling Brothers. Barnum & Bailey and the Forepaugh Sells, died here at a sani? tarium. Death was due to a complica? tion of diseases. Mr. Ringling came to New Orleans about two weeks ago with the hope that the southern cli? mate would benefit him. Thousand? of Mining F-tslltles. Washington, Dec. 19. ? Ths coal mines of the United States are killing three times as many men per 1000 employed as those of most European countries. In the last seventeen year? 22,840 men have given up their lives In the mines of this country. The number of fatal accidents each year Is now double that of the year 1895. In 1906 6861 men were killed or Injured In the mines, the dead numbering tun and the Injured 4800. State ol Ohio, City of Toledo, Lucas County. 88. Frank J. Chenney makes oath that he I? senior partner of the firm of F. J. Cbenney A Co., doing buslsess In theCitv of Toledo, County and State aforesaid, and that Arm will pay the ?um of ONE HUNDRED DO LI. ARS for each and every ease of Catarrh that cannot be cured by the use of Hall's Catarh Cure. FivANK .1 CHEIfffET. 8worn to before me and eubacrib--1 h mv presence, thl? 6th day of Decemoer. A. D. 188?. A. W. QLEA80N, (SiAL.) NOTABT PlULlC. Hall's Catarrh Cure Is taken Internally, and act? directly on the blood and mueiuii surface? of the ?ystem. Send for testimonial? free. F. J. CHENNEY ? CO., Toledo, 0. Sold by all Druggist?, 75c. Take Hall'? Family Pills (or oonatlpe tion._ John F. Scott HARDWARE AHD HABDWARB BPBOIALTIB8 Main St., one door below Ohas. Wal lassfcBro. Full 11ns of General Hardware. Barb Wire, eons, Pistols, Razors. Halves, etc., will be sold at rednoed pri?es to salt the times, Money ?an be saved by pnrehaaln? at ?Uott*s S* j " wav-a ?trtsa RfPA?S: There la scarcely any oondition of ill health that is not benefited by ths occasional ose of a RIPAN8 Tabula, For sale by druggists. Ths FItb seot packet is enough for an ordi? nary osesatkra. Ths family bottls, t? Mets, eoBtaliM ? supply for a yssi. Mother it is Your Duty To protect cur own?to see that y<,?ii- , are protect**! when Croup end Pneumonia QOWAN'H PNEUMON?A ? ' 1 111." will cure ,IMV whttr.i INFLAMMATION Is th Keep Go wan's in the home. AH druggist* 1.. lernal, 2ft cent? end SOeeata l;l . IT TO-DA*i and !"? prepared, V. I -4 Guarantee All of our LIQUORS ?' ?vn aran teed ander the Pure Food Luv . ?aid if von are ;t judge o! pure liquora you will agrwi with us rbat '"??, i" od? are superior to others. WHISKIES. i BRANDIES. Per Gal li,?1,1? n Slur. fl.aO Choke lu-. 1.50 Belle of 1 ... I.B0 Apple Itlossoin. 1.75 Blue Ribbon. Farmers' Iklighl llyi Keutuckv Oawj Itye (white).. ,. '' ' " i l m, ?' indj Itlfl k ll, ! I |t| '. i^'iii'i'fN? i"ii". n?' iniii ?WmkvClul II Km?/of kelltlick? Itye ... I ,,|,,n-l Kentuckj Ity< 1?L Our I.- Kentucky North I . -"" Kentutkv Mend ?????-- :. Pride of K-ntuckj Ity? . 3-O? IIU'ls??H's ? llll,I,III I ~_, .???.. Emor? WINES Buckwalter Rye irh I.e. liv. . ? "' I W. Harp? r llv? * ? -HO **'" Kentucky Taylor Rv. 3.00 GINS. . :. ?u**ip*-*;,iin. ioo I Mm 'on. Kidney Gin. for I i.ni-% 11 iblt 1. 1.5(1 1 Holland Uln .. v. e Have Kxcluii "Hudson's Canada Rye" M.in < Irdera promet?? li!1,<i ?? ?! - a ne ? I-i St rasbu rger & Son K? ?li i' !. ! 315-217 !?? 'i Str..?.FREDERICK BI1RG VA aOJS/LXJmSTG-1 Christinas iscornin,'. The Koliday S to c'i at Adams' Book Store is all in place and early buying secures tho best things. The line is very strong in low prico i Novelties. TOYS on Second and Third Floors. Unusually large line Doll Carriages and Go-Carts. Don't mis?? seeiug the display ?assiJaB<':Qa.i>i ; Rawlings & Son. ? i -? nveive.l another ear ol tai eakbrated Piedmont One and Two-i'orse Wagons. Grain Drills, Disc and Smoothing* Harrows,the Majestio Washing- Machines Also Winter Seed Oata, Seed Rje, Timothj* Seed, Clover Seed, Orchard Gra*-? Seed. A nice line o? GROCERIES, in ftu-t anything needed by the farmer und housekeeper. RAWLINGS & SON. Maryland, Delaware and Virginia Railway Rappahannock River Line. ?Schedule in Effect ?Sept 8, 1907. BALTIMORK ? T.U'PaHAXNoiK - . PBEDEBICK8B0RG Leave Baltimore. IM. r 2, Li<ht -ttre-t, weather ?permitting, Tut-edey und 1 ri day 4:30 p. m., for Wsst?a.T?dJlortaBod,MIUCiwk,?Vhlu8tOBs, Irvingtoo, WetaBa, Millenbeck, Merry Point. Ottoman. Moran. Burhan, "Burton. I rl.antia, M?iinn?kou, Water View, W heal ton, Kay Fort. Sharp. Bowtor, Ware, Wellford, Tappahannork, Naylor's Boto, MeedfWd, Carter, Larton !...-Ut >wn, Ba llmotjt, 0-?- n iaw Port Koyal, Port Con way, Hay Mount, Hui' Yai<l, Ratt-llffe In d ?r i i ?burg BALTIMORE * TAiTA.i \.\Vn k I-eave Baltimore, Pier 2. Light "treet, leather permitting, Bl i, ?a? 1 -' Wednesday 4.30 p in. for Westland, 'North Lud, ?ini ? i? ? k, " ? *lrv lugton, ?VVewnis, Burhan, MJrbauua, Monaskon, 'Whealton, vTaterView, '?Sharp, 'Tappahannook. Hpei?lal Note?Wednesday's steamer will only stop at wharves marked (') FREDERICKSHCRii - - NORFOLK Leave Frutiirtckuburu: y? a. ni., Tuesday and Kri<!*?>, ti?ie and weather ? ting. Stopping at al? points on river except iUy l'ortari?l We.tlan.l, ou Twtdsy? trip an?l Merry Point, ?Ottomaa's ami Moran'H on Prlday trip. Kt'tijrntnv?taaewr will leave Norfolk4 p. m., IV" permitting, Nt"plng at all points on ri-.--r ig at Fiedertcktburg Monday and Thursday afternoon. Fare $1 50 each way, meals and state ro<>m . ttra. FREDERICKSBURQ - - TAPPaHA.NNOI'K - BALTIMORE Leave Frederlcksburg Monday and Thursday 14)0 p. m., tide and weatker ?permitting, lor Ratcllffe, Hop Yard, Hay Mount, PortCoaway, Port lovaLQrMB? law, Wilmont, Baunders, Leedstown 4 a ni., I ?ayton, Carter, Bland Held, Naylor'i Bole 6:30 a. m.,Tappabannock 7:30 a. m, Wellford. Ware. Bt.wler.rtbarp y:30 a. ni., Bay Port, Whealtou, Water View, Monaskoti, Lrlmuna UM p. m, Burhan, Millenbeck, Merryi*oInt 2.30 p. in., Ottoman, Moran, Weetaa, IrvliiKton, Whim Stone, Mill ?Jreek, North End 5:30 p. m., Wetland. Arrive, Baltimore, Wednesday and Saturday morulng?. TAPPAHANNOCK ? ' BALTIMORK LeaveTappahanaock, weather permitting, 7:36 a. m., Monday, Wed-.-day and Thursday, stopping at Wellford. Ware, Bowler, Bharp, WheaJtot., Water View, Mouaakon Hrlianna. 'Burton, Burhan, Mlllenbeek, Weems, lrvln?,t?>n, Whit?Stone, MIllCref^.N rth Lud, #Westland. I Monday? only. ' W?dn"l o? only. Arriving Baltimore i ? -?lay, Thursday and Friday morning?. Freight revived at Baltimore untll^ p. m. on ?ailing days. W. D. Scott, Agent, Fredericksburg, Va. WILLARD THOMSON. Gen. Man. T. MURDOCH, (Jan. fit. * Pess. Agt. Baltimore. Sept. 3, 1!><)7. UP-TO-DATE LIVERY STABLE. Messrs. W. J. Jacobs and George Armstrong have for ?rttfer ?bip under the style of Jacob* & Armstrong and have bought nut the stables of E. K. Wbeeler, ou Princess Anne street. We nr?- prepaiat* to fur? nish first-class teams at all times and all hours. Hotv? ? bought or sold on commission. We board horse? by day or month and .?"?'v' will have best attention. Call on us. JACOBS <Sb ARMSTRONG, Wheeler's Old Ktand. KUKDHRUKSRHRO. VA ?*.B?_*_ Force and Lift BAND AND POWER PUMPS. Myers Stayoml Door Hangers.*, WEITE FOE PEI0ES. John C. Willis s&r^an. ?