OCR Interpretation


The free lance. (Fredericksburg, Va.) 1885-1926, January 23, 1908, Image 3

Image and text provided by Library of Virginia; Richmond, VA

Persistent link: https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn87060165/1908-01-23/ed-1/seq-3/

What is OCR?


Thumbnail for

Kichmond, Fredericks
burg and Potomac
Railroad.
ensnSsMs in eflect Jan. ?'?
Leave Fi^durk-ksburg NorthU.uiid.
?_? a. m. dedy except ?uuday. Lfsnass
7 :>l '_' in. dally. t*top?at Alexandria
?oM .?. m- east?, stop? on -
<>.-.?.x|linn, Ix.rtoD, Fran.-on i S'lmlai?
.oily. St..'?? et Alexandria tu Is?, ,'.(f
pane, tiger?.
10 .".?? ?? dally. Uni..?, ?.?-al ?to-m.
- p m. dally ei ? , Suu.lay Stop?
.".Ina
p in dally except. Sunday. Mak.-e
local stops.
7:1? p in Suii.lai? ..iilv \1nken |o?*al
N:?i<> p. m dally. Stop? at ?U.**..nidria.
1<?:<i'.i p. in daily. Stop? at? ?
dr?a
Laavs Frv.lcri? kst.urg Soutlil.oinid.
I m .daily. Atlantic I ..net I.me
Tram Stops at DoaweU aad Ashland
8t .p?at Milfor.l Huxtdays only.
'?' OB ii. in daily ?xrvpt Bun ?lay. Mat--?
? ops.
s 28 a. m. Sunday? only Makes I.s-al
-
1".13 a in . . ? |.t Sun
.lav V, -i ,,?
I -'.h; p. m. daily. M? aboard Air Line
train. Stops al Milfor.l nn.l Ashland
?tops nt Dussrell oa mgnul.
?> .?_.'? p. in daily. Xtlimtie C-iini Liae
train. st..??. at Aahsaad, and nt IXs?
? t ..if pass? ligera I..r i AU It.?
6:4(1 p m. daily. M ?
11 .m j m daily. Hrabnord tir Lia.
train, pjaops a* Doewell aad .?bland.
\-. oiiiuio.in: i. m tra?a (r?an >'? .
ton arrive? ll'.Jl p. in. daily ? pi Sun
i|i?\
M i'1'K?Tin.f arrii.il? mil
um and eonnsctions mil guaranti -I
r. i i '? >\ Agent.
i W. (I I.I', lien S i;t
\\ P. TAYLOR. Ti tdttc Mar.
rOTOMAC. F?tBtilCaSBLK?
AND PIEDMONT I
mrjfl !-,*? ? s,? i?
ID ?"?>!? i a? 1 4 M MfhlTh I, I ?*???
Th? only ltn* ?. * - atad -Ml.
flarstydM *??*>? I :-:??M?
? ??tsw-rD H?a>n?a>r^ Mm- i ?.r ? a.r*p??S?a<l a-,
?4 H RI? Ulk..-, liai I ??.??? I
STIEFF
PIANOS
AWARDED
GOLD MEDAL
At The
Jamestown Exposition
i dira i fi .m th.- fiicioiy t..
th.- hots.
Chas. M. Sticff,
t*taUin*hed 1842. I:,. In...m.I. Va.
8 1. H BLM nil I Li: U|
909 East Broad Street.
Headquarters For
Building Materials.
I keep all ktn?la of North Carolina
and Virginia Ltuutier. lire??. .'. ami
?adrsssad, Shunte?, Lath.-, Bash,
DooSb, and Blinde. Lime, Cement,
Cn.lclne Piaster, Plaetertui?* Hair,
Bail.ling an.1 l'avilie HrU-k. Tinand
Iron RooUnir, Cal hihI Wire N'.til?, all
glads Ken.!)- Mind I'.uiit? and llry
Paiut, L:n?.eil I'?I Turp.-iit .ne, Dryer
Varuleh and Lewi?'? White
Faint Brush.-of all kind?. Window
H loss and 1'u't y. Knil.ler? Hardware
of all klmls. Tar Hooting, Sheathing
Paner au.l tine Hriek.
Keep larir?* stock of Sewer Pipe aad
Fire Clay Pipe. r. 1) Cole.
Send your job printing"'to Tie* Pro
Lhihv. Prompt service and low price?.
NEW EVIDENCE IN MIDC.TS CASE
loSSSfa iirunitiaek ami Su.itli, of Alex?
andria, recieved information from l'on
?table Taliaferro.?.! Stafford county,thai
be is In po?ne??ioii of imp .rtatil new
evidence regarding the case ?il licorne
Midget?, lor whom they are soaasst,
whose death ?ent?-iii*e ha? bean commut?
ed by Oov. Swanson until February 14.
JUSTICLS COURT
Ju?tice A. (I. Billrngsly. at the Mayor's
office Tuesday, gave judgment in favor
ot Burke A Hertiert, of Alexandria,
against Mr. K D. Cole, Jr.. for ttt.00.
Attorney Frederick W, lolemau repre?
sented Bnrke A Herbert.
THEATO PROGRAM
Private Atkins Mind? the Baby.
Cheater? Cheated.
Lite of a Bootblack.
Song. Sacrament...
Remember the Wednesday matin?**.
Good seats and special attention given
to children.
ORCHESTRA CONCERT
The College Orchestra will give another
enjoyable concert Friday night, Jan.
31st.
CURRENT COMMENTS
Mr \ V I .? and, of Stafford, was In
tas city ?T-ataj
Mr N W Milis...f SpoUylvauia county,
wa? In the city Monday.
VN i.ter mon than ball goo?. .Voice
Intricate.) around h"lv
Mr \\ K Citriiette. of near Uulney?,
? ru in th<? city Monday.
Cap! W. M. tiin't.-u ami MrsUraltem.
..I cU-wie'1st, l*a . are gneat? of Mr. J.
Vrthur Taylor and family.
Mr. ami Mr?. A R. Young, who have
Isssn staying at the K\ eh an ire Hotel, are
now at tin i. hoine on upper Main?treet.
Bbssbb K Tiler has returned from
a visit ..f several week? to Iriem.s In \i w
York
AII hat? at an.) (?.low cost. There are
s m,? mi, s; . ..me early an,I if t the first
ch.ii.e Mrs I? K Smith A Co.
Among those who attende? I the tlamp
t.iii Page woMing at Wasl.ingtou wert
l'r-.I Vint ami ?Me, ol \lexaiidria, and
Mi.? Norn. Tn.Iiiiiil, of Krt-dericksburg.
Mrs 1'in-v Siur.1. 1? very 111 at the
lion.,. ,.f BSV griin.lson. W. T. m-acon, la
Se.IT .r.|
Tht? ?tore will, ontInue to offer cloak?,
ailits. ? il,tar ilreas g.Is ami other win?
ter li.I? nt a great e .* i ? - r i f 1 > -?? I .r a lew
.tax- Tata T N Hr.-nt Store
Mi?? it,-..i>. Paal?l, of J?e?rsoa county,
u \ ,1 . i-h ktnest ?.( i,, r ntlatlrea. Mr.
ai l Hra A H Tsatra
I irt-e^t ?,tr, r....rns ??i the city ?
crowded, too. A f"w extra good bar?
gains. II Walla-v Carnar A Co. The
Mll-'C Ill.USe.
Mr II TTallawfarner. who i. down
th.- rlvar for a tareakor taro, wputta
lii-in,-? ttood, but ?are the road* are
wry hit I
Thelir.-at Pig Clearance Hale started
Tblira I,i.V. ,l,n. If., nt Jones'. Great
riilirk Iowa ill the prices of Cloak?, Lad?
les' Suit?. Blatiket?, Pre.? tiood? ami
Kur?. This ?ale continu?'? to Jan. 31.
Mr. Lawrence A. Jett, who lei? bt-en a
guest of hi? motlic-r, Mr?. Margi.ret Jett,
of Staff., r.l, li.-t? returned to Washington.
.1 r>. i la taking Inventory now. Beefy
Vt inter tiood? marked down.
I.?ill,-?' Suits, Cloaks, Kress Hood?,
--. I ii.lerw.ear, all ?lie?', at Joue?.
Mies i iertrn.le Jett, who ha? l.een ?Isit
?.?ia? frieini? la Wiiaiuiiiftm, Alexandria
and Prince Willuiin I o. lor several weeks,
h ?. returned hotne
When you want a t?-autilully ntiUued
?.hot?>atrii|.|i uii.l i-, irre.-t llkeiie?. of ?elf
I or family, the lllllliumlllj e,|iir|i|??d Freii
| erii-katmrg llavi? GsaUaT] Is prepared to
! miike it. All work guaranteed tir?! ?In.??
r.v r,B[H?ct.
Vies Jennie Mult in.I...( Frei?rick?bur,r,
| i? tl.e nasl ..! her Maud, Misa Nannie II
S .if Vellord. in South Orm.ge. They are
um most laiiutiful, popalai and charm
Inn y..iing Indie? ? irange ul.server.
lull BALE?A pair of mule? and n
it.I horse. Apply to THE WRi.lSIA
I.M (?LeHlORCO. II 1-lMlw ? I luiw
XIr mi.I Mr? C It. K<sel.ro have re
tun...! rrorn tli.ir I. ilnl trip arc! lire
? ?nif I lie pretty residen..11 Win
Ml aortk of Mr J. F li.iiilii
\ man's.
11 -i itliout lour eve?? If y ou have
I .iifhVulty resiling, aewing or B nng any
1 lose work, or 1* 111 dniht. call and ?ee
? 11? Ilia? ? III.Oil el fr.-e und BBSs) ?hisses
lirteii S s Kiu.Iuoiii. tin? jeweler and
optirian.
Mr?. J. l<oi?i'> (?ray i? vi.itinar her
l.ruaat l'-ati?, Iri Wilson,
?r 1 ny> Ul hill the U-st tahle cutlery.
.1. t.. Luv a ?.?...rid tuns
( lur line I? lull to completion with til?
world's l?-.t ? nt*e. Knives and l,,rk? in
sterling, U?l i rules of plate, pe-irl, horn,
-trig itinl ceUulolsf, (rum $1 i>er duasa up.
at tbs) reliable store of H K N..rri?.
Mr. Kdward II.wc, ol tt ustiiogton.
?rae a um-st of Mr and Mrs Bobl K
II iwa Tuesday.
(l'a don't know ?t?rjttll??f. lut we do
; kiniw how tu repair watch,?, clock?
?n .1 j w.-lry in a satisfactory I'liuu.er.
will.,nit Hi..! delay, tit reasonal.le price?
; nt S S Kaufman s, the jeweler and up
I ti.-ian
Mr and Mr?. J II Colbert and daim?
r.r. Itelle. have gone to Haltitnore, to
.[??ni several .la>? with Mr?. H. W. Fox,
sister of Mrs t'.iltsrt
Mr. W K. Perry, ?.I Mount, Virginia.
?a? In the city Wednesday on business.
Mr. H. i: Mountj .v, ..I Mount, Vir
gima, ?na in t!i?-cit.v Wednesday.
Wlieiiever wc till a trial order for "Old
Sideli.mr.1 live," we have made a cus?
tomer A Kentucky ?hUk.-.i, $J 50 per
?rall?n Henry liunnehl Oo,
ACCEPTS POSITION WITH
LARKIN & RODGERS
Mr. John M Bail, who for tire past ?fa
years ha? lieen with B tiildsnilth A Son,
aim,innres to his Irietid? that on Feb.
lat. Hill.-?, he will Im? asso-inted with
the w.ll known and np-to-Jats clothing
tlrm of l.tirkiu ? Rodger?, at R22 Main
St., where he will be pleased to see bia
friend?
MAYOR'S COURT
Magistrats S. J. Quino presided at
Mayor'? Court Tuesday. The only caee
?aa4h.it of Mr. Lloyd Little, arrested
on warrant ?worn out by Mr?. Mary K.
Ni.'ho'siin. charged with assault Little
acted as In? own attorney and wa?
equal 10 the occasion. The counsel for
prosecution were Mrasr?. W. I) Carter
mid 0 R. Swift. The caes wa? di?mi??ed
at cost of plaintiff.
The only case before Mayor Wallace
Wednesday morning wa? tbatof William
Comb?, colored, charged with adultery
with Annie Steven?, white. Tbia cas?
was sent to Mayor'? court on an Indict
uient of grand jury. In a former trial
Annie Steven? was fined $?0 and 3
month? in jail for the ??me offence.
Comb? bad as rouneel Mr. Frank U.
Chlcheeter, who made the point that ta?
witriesa could not criminate herself and
Combs wa? discharged, ?be ls-lng tb?
only witn.aa
EGGS I7C. PER DOZEN
Egge bav? taken another tumble of
three cents and the highest prie? frota
bankets Wednesday wa? 17c.
COMMITTEE AT WORK
Cs Ts Mtaaisd Ts AsVscsts Rsgssl sf Stststs
*?n?Seh srsvsett the ???setonf ill. P. a P.
R. R.
A meeting of the rommlttses of the
City Council and Budness Men's Aaeocie
tion, appoiuted to visit Richmond and
endeavor to secure the repeal of the law
prohibiting the paralleling of K , F. A P.
K R. by the 1-egislatur?. was held Mon
dav night. The following wer? present:
Chairman F W. Mill?. Capt. M B.
Rowe. Mesar?. J. W Matter?, A Ran?
dolph Howard. Capt T. Mci'racken. K.
M Young. Jr , W. I?. farter. W. W
Butiner, l?aao Hlr.h. ?'. W. Jons?, A. I*
R.iwe, K J Smith, C a. Howard.
Messrs. U B Lan? and A. B. Bolts and
Judge R. H. L. Cbicbsster were added to
the couimittee.
Th? coininittee dlscunsed the sobject
and mapped oat the work to tie done in
Richmond.
The committee decided to meet at Mur?
phy? Hotel. Richmond, at V o'clock
Wednesday morning.
COMMITTEES CO TO RICHMOND
Intsrsit Is ths M ts Rsptsl ths ?n?-f ?rslisl
Statuts sf U.. F. t P. R. R.
The Interest manifested in the passage
of Hi? I.Ill now before the legislature to
repeal the statute prohibiting tbe paral?
leling of the R. F. A P. R. R. was evi?
denced Wednesday morning by tbe large
number of gentlemen, member? of th?
committee??! the Council, Hueineae Men'?
Association and cltlxen?, who want to
Richmond to b? present at ?he hearing
of the bill before th? joint committee of
the House and Senate Wednesday on
Road* and Internal navigation
A CASE OF SMALLPOX
William Bhackelford, a rekldeut of this
city, who bas been engaged In railroad
work near Free Stone, on the R., F. A
P, cams horns as niual to visit his fam?
ily Saturday uigbt. He was taken ?Ick
and bis wife nursed him. The?ymptom?
were suspicion? and Monday an exam?
ination was made and It was pronounced
to I?* a mild case of ?mallpox. A juar
antine was established at once, and
there I? much confidence that the disease
will be confinad to the present ?nfTer?r.
Dr. J. V Barney, health officer, baa
kasasd a card as follows:
To the Public.
There I? on the outskirts of our Lower
Ward a ?mallpox case of moderate se?
verity. Tbe case came here from an?
other section ol tbe State, and the pa?
tient was taken 111 after hi? arrival. A
?trict quarantine wasestablichedas soon
a? the trouble wa? recognlte?! and every
precaution ha? beeu taken to prevent a
epread of the diaease, and we deelre to
??sure the public thst there appears to
b? litte danger of any Increase.
J N Barney, M D .
Health officer.
THE SICK
Major W S Fnil.rey Is confined to bis
boSBS with a SSV??? attack of grip.
Mayor T P. Wallace's condition 1.
?lightly improved.
.luiigeJ.T Ooolrleb basan much fm
prov.*?i that h" sneass out for a abort
time even- good dav.
Mi>? Flora R. Mason, who bas been
ill with typhoid f-ver, I? reported as im?
proving.
Min? Lucy Temple Tan.ill i? improved
and going about the luiuec.
Mr. John C Willisi? walking out every
day tlii? fine weatrer.
Mi? Br?addie White, who ha? been
ipiitelll. ha? ?lightly improved
Mr. H. I'urtis l<.i?c?e I? confined to his
h..in.-with mump? and Mrs Bincoe has
grip badly
Mrs W N Blake lia? l?*en roiiHned t?i
her t?*.l with a seierp cane of grip for
?ev.ral davs
Mi?? J Nettl-? Tyler, who I? ?ick with
grip, is uii| r. viug
MRS. CHRISTIANNA
MITCHELL PASSES AWAY
Mr?. CbtistiannaMit.-h.il.widow of tbe
late Jn.i H. Mitchell died at the home of
Mr. Frank C Nussey, In the county,
Tuesdai night. She ?as HI ?ears old
She and her husband came over to this
country from England ahn.it 1ST?, and
were iiieiiils*ie of I hrlst's Cburcb. Spot
?ylvanla C. H . Va The interment will
ts* made on tbe Mitchell est?t? Thurs?
day, couducted by RevT.C Lawrence, of
Alexandria.
ANOTHER CONFEDERATE DEAD
Jame? B. Sorrell, 8*2 year? old, died
Tuesday In tbe Boldlers' Home, Rich?
mond, he being the eighth person to pass
away at that institution thi? year.
Mr. Sorrell was a member of th? ar?
tillery branch of the service in the Con?
federate war. He was a nativa of Spot
?ylvanla county and went to the Sol?
diers' Home In April, 1902.
LIGHTS PROBABLY SATURDAY NIGHT
The Committee on Light are very much
encouraged at tbe progress made in put?
ting in tbe new Lefel wheel at the Elec?
tric Light Plant, and if there Is no set?
back Supt. Oreen say? be thinks be can
furnish lights by Saturday night.
MARRIED IN WASHINGTON
F-r-M-Psfsstit
Mr. Win Favlll, of thi? city, and Miss
Olla Pulllam. of SpoUylvanla, left
Wednesday morning for Washington,
wbsre they wer? married. The yoong
coupl? will make their horn? here.
Mr. and Mrs.R.E.Howe accompanied tbe
couple to Washington.
AN EXCITING FOX CHASE
Mr. Qua Kurs, in company with
soms friends, went on a fox chase last
Monday, on the Onsen Bank Farm in
Stafford County, ar.d caught a gray fox
that th? hunters bave been trying to
catch for a long time.
It was a sly fox, bnt Ons and bis seven
dogs were on to hi? tricks, and bagged
him after a pretty chase.
MRS. W. J. CHEWNING ENTERTAINS
Mr?. W. J. Chewnlng delightfully en?
tertained the Tuesday afternoon card
club Tuesday,at her home on George St.,
I at 8:.'i0 p. m. Mia? Margaret Shepherd
? won the first prise.Mfsa Yates theescond,
I Mis? Fannte Beats winning the visitors'
I prii?.
The Conway, Gordon & Garnett
...NATIONAL BANK...
FREDERICKSBURG, VA.
Deposits Solicitad. Negotiable Papeb Duoouittei
All correspondence promptly answered in sealed envelopes.
Handsome lithographed check books presented to each customer.
Merchants' business cards placed on their checks.
m Bank Open Prom 9 A. M. to 4 P. M. m
LEES MEMORIAL EXERCISES
OF GRAMMAR CRADE I
Ths following eier.-i?*** were held in
(irammar ?irnxte Nu. 1. Pul.lie S?*hools
at I nl.'ii House Moodav
Prayer Rev R Aubrey William?
Hymn.Neath The B?uu?r of Th? t> ?-?
by school choir, seaapossd of Ml??.'?
Ford. Mel alley, Wright. Stone. Uannehl,
Berry, Middleton. Henry. Owen?. M.
Berry. Fmbivy. Kendall, Fn-etuaii.Clark.
(?eitther and R Wright.
??say by Master Stuart William?.
Hymn. Rock ot Age?.'la favorite of
??"U. L??*S,) School choir
Reading, The Sword of !>??. Mis? Fear!
StOD".
Fssay by Mi?? Kathleen I'ami. hi
Song, Bonnie Bin? Flag? \ nine Owen?.
Marietta Berry. Lillie Kinlir?.? . Annie
Kendall, Dorothy i'twman, Ruth Clark.
Klsie Uenther llena Wright
Reading. Farewell A.i.lr.?- -Master
Fugen? Ninde.
F.??ay, Stonewall Jarkaoa -Ma?ter
Mercer Limerick.
Song, Swanee River. School Choir.
Reading, Tribute to L?e?Mis? Pauline
Perry.
Ou a black board wa? a finely ?ascatsd
crayon portrait of Stonewall Jackson.
by Ml???'. ?.' Davi?.
Mr. Isaac Hlr.h. of the School Board,
presided in a happy manner.
At the close of the exercise? Mr. HIrsli
made a few remark? ami call*.1 on (apt
(Juinn, who made an excellent, addre??
GEN. LEE'S BIRTHDAY
The following exercice? were ohSStrved
Monday, in (irammar (ira.l- No, ?.'. ol
public ?chool?, at th? court houne.
taught by Minn Jennie M. Soolrlefc, in
honor of ?.en. Robert V. Lss'? birthday.
Ism?'? Favorite Hymn R i,?_ of Age?
Sketch of L<e, read bv Broaddu? Dil
lard. Anna Jacob?. Josiah Howe. Mar
tbaCox, Melville Aldri.Ige, Mabel Arm
?trong and Ward Freeman
Sword of I,ee. recited bv K'hel N'aeh
Unveil Portrait of I.se, ilei.j Boarer
Ing.
A Tribute to I.ee, read by Mary June?
The Soldier Boy, read by Andrew
Smith.
Stonewall Jackion'? Wav. by Su?i?
Larkln.
Song Dixie, by the eins?.
EXERCISES IN PRIMARY GRADES
?>
The following program was carrle.l
out by primary grade? No '.' and 'A.
Misses Cora l.?wCole and Annie W. P.ivis
teacher?. Capt S. J. ?Julnn, clerk of the
board, presiding:
Prayer?Capt. ?Juinn.
Boyhood of l.s*e. reading ? Lug. i.v
Solan.
Wellington and Lee, r.-citi?; .n.?Mar?
garet Hohtnann.
My Country. ' It? of That School,
Recollection? ot Lee?('apt. ?j aun
Surrender of Lee, reading?Wm Jack?
son.
Onward, Christian Soldier??-chool
The South, rec.tatior.?Biais L'arnar,
I Tribute to Le.r. citation?Maud Berry
GEN. LEE'S BIRTHDAY CELEBRATED
A bani|uet wa? given to ths I i-l'.n.fed?
erate ?oniier?. under ths aa?pieea nl
Maury Camp in c l.bration ol i i.-i. R V.
Lae'a birthday, at Si.. Hing? ('?I ? on I'.nu?
mere?* St., Moiiili.v night T!. r>* wars
about 40 preeeiit and a ?plemli.l sappnf
wa? nerved The camp aaaesvbled at the
City Hall at 7 oil ?k and with it? C mi
mander, A It Dowering, ti.ar.-h. ? ! to th
banquet ball Here, aller a prayer, the
'old fellow?" ?at down ami (>r an hour
the least w a. i n Ths principal ?pitch
wa? delivered by (omiiiaiiil r II .?.-ring
KING GEORGE NOTES
King George Co , Va.. Jan Is
Mr. Abuer li Price ha? ?old In? firm
near We>-doiiv1lle to Daniel Johnnon.
Daniel J.)liii?..ii ITli? sold I ' Philip
Liadsav his (arm near Baaipstaad
Mr. Abner B I'm-., lia? pun Im?.. 1 froni
Mr. J. Irvine Jone? ),i? l ,nn near Shi
loh, beiugapait of the ol.i laeeoa e?
t?te, for f.'l.'.ii 00
Mr. Edward Tayl.?'. of Page. W
Ta , ?tore keeper of ?he cal mine? at
Page. I? vi-iting mother in tin? county.
Mr Dan?!ridge Sale. ..I Basel county,
I? visiting fri.n.i?. in King I.
Mr. Sila? Staple?, who ha? MSB visit?
ing bl? daughters in Wa?liingtnii. has
returned.
Miss Florence (iarnett. ..I Spy Hill, is
visiting Mi?? Marie l'ohertv
The Sliver Tea. given at the P E sVjfr
tory, Thursday evening, was most eu
j.ivable, and the amount realixed wa?
#-''. 00.
Mr. Bertram Stuart, nl New York, I.?
vinitlng hi? mother, Mrs. John 11. Stu
art.
Mrs. Callie Spilman, of Colonial Beach.
who ha? Is*?n vUitmg Mr. and Mrs. T.
H. Bogg?, has returned.
Mr. R. A. Bogg?, of Pittslnirg, is visit*
Ing his mother, Mrs. Sallv Bogg?.
Mr. Welby Beverly, of Lssei county, I?
vliiting Mr. Wm. T. Smith.
Messrs Latane, of Westmoreland, are
visiting at Adeltwrt.
Horace Muse, colored, near the c uirt
house, had a cow killed by lightning
Sunday.
BOOTH'S SADDLE
Used Is Flight from Wsxhln|ton After Anutl
nation of Lincoln.
Mr. Lindsay 0. Reach has in his pos?
session the saddle on which J. Wants?
Booth rode when be was ferried ov.r the
Rappahannock River, after lie had killed
President Lincoln and when lie was en
route to Oarrett's barn, in Caroline.
where he was killed. There is no doubt
as to It being the same ?addle as Mr
Roach bas affidavits running from the
time of Booth's death to ths present. It
I? a regular army saddle, but very mu'l.
worn, as it has been in use by the party
from whom Mr. Roach purchased it for
a number of years.
THE BAPTIST MEETING
Kars Profession* of Faith.
An audience which completely filled
the church attended the service at the
Baptist church Monday night. Rev. Dr.
McDaniei preached a tine sermon on the
text, "When? Art Thou?" and held the
closest attention of the large congrega?
tion. When tbe invitation was given at
ths close of tbe service there were nine?
teen professions of faith.
Tbe meetings will tie held each evening
through tbe remainder of the week. Dr.
McDaniei preaching at 8 o'clock. All are
cordially invited to the?? services.
COX'S GASOLINE LAUNCH SOLO
Mr. Carl Cox bas sold Mr. Joseph B.
Hay wood, owner of th? "Moor? Farm"
on Ai'uia Creek, tbe gasoline launch
which be bas used on the Rappahannock
bar?. Mr. Hay wood is an expert ?ports
man and will u?e tbe launch on A.iuia
Creek in shooting docks, ti.lilng, etc.
DEATHS
. Dr. C. A. Ross, aged aboot forty-ssvvn
years, died Monday of canner at Heath?
ville. His remains wers Interred in th?
family burying ground.
Mrs. Edmond Saonder?, wif.< of Jas. T.
Sa?inders, of Litwaltoa. Lancaster coun?
ty, died at her borne Tuesday, after a
brief Illness of pneumonia.
Mr. A. W. Brisendine, Jr., formerly of
Essex, died at St Christopher'? Hospital
in Norfolk, Va, Tneeday, as the result of
an attack of appendiclti? His father
wa? Mr. A.W. Brft-ndine. of Essex coun?
ty. Hi? remains will be taken to Essex
for burial.
MISS MINNIE SMITH
ENTERTAINS AT "ADELBERT"
On Friday sreniug. lTt-, ???? \l .
Mlutii? Sinirli m ?.ling fr end.
at ber reaideti.-,.. ? Adell.-rt." a rjn?t eo
' .! ?*ard party The
liar hire were Is-aiititully dec-orated
Till??? present were Mletaf? Rebecca
I)l?*kiii??.ti. Stella IMc-klii-on. Cornelia
Ware, Jennie Powers. Eva Tyler. Sophia
Tayloe. Margaret Stuart, " Un
Rosalie tiryiue?. Molly Bllliogalev, Josle
Itrown. Nan.-v B Turner. Fanny l.?.vs.
Miimi? Sinlili. I.uc.v it Lewie, Nataii..
.l.iiklns. KHeti and Imogen Lawia.Cola?B
. ?? ! Laura Stalta; Mes-lames John 8
I?.-.in...n. H H C.iglnl!. J..l,n Taylor
Thornton. Jas II K .gg?. C. T I'arllug
R \ Turner. Mesera Frank and tTUklna
Tav' .r. B. V Tarai - iward
aadOw i ?g!e Tavlor. C T parting,
John li P..I|.'.k.Tlio'iitoii Turner Julien
Hrimii, ?t.ii.i B?T?rl?j I altan. I'ati
? Irilge Sa!.-, frai I H Bun tor Win
Smith, Jas H Hogg, lili
Cuan? Orvue? Albert tsavla, Vn It
t W i' Orj m -, 11 ,:- | !>.. kin
The flrsl prb ? f..r I laiiea w.u. ?
St-ha l>i.-kin?..ii; tin drat pria? lo? men..
Mr. eTelb. Bai
Delici?os re?r,'shmeiit, w.re served
about IS o'eJoek
LEGISLATURE FAVOR
ROAD IMPROVEMENT
M? -srs. ioolri, k and Tali if rro liave in
troluc.) la the l.ou-e ,?..1 Senator
St ode in the Senate bilU of far-r, a?!,i'.g
Importance providing f t to? re
ment i I ? I lit ,a lliuu ii rva t .c ' T li" Ul m
bill," provi.li' g lor the l.-uing of bonds
for n.rid irnpr. \. ni-nt in the variou?
magisterial. I ist rut s of the co.'ntie?. .f the
State
This law, which wa? one of the most
importa..t pa?-ed at hist ses.i.in of tlie
legislature, wasaeetitd aaj t.. a-i ..pinion
rendered bj t'a ?ri'Tii.'.i general invali?
dated by an inadvertent rh-tnge beug
mild" in the art niter it pa.se.t t lie boBB?
aud bf.re it went to the g n
TbUlacI wa? not d.s. .1.1, however.
until Urattge and other eoaatlaa tnvi v..
ted lind issue I I. i n. Is, ander It? pro vtsiOB
'?.ml.ick. Titluiferro and Str..?|e
Bave 'le low put in prop, r ?ion?
They lone ,,mnge I ihr ThnQnta art in
only ..ii" r.?| . , Ining.. Is . I
?i'e ?ir
ciiit Ju lg?-, i . kettoa other
than i u a petition of ? majority i f the
hoard ,,f suja-r visor?, or up ?n the peti?
tion of a lllll) lift? .'! the freeholder? The
old act allow. .1 the ?let I Ion only when
ord. red by the supervisor?.?New? Lead?
er.
LEGISLATIVE
Tli- Senate ha. reported I ii
the bill requiring t BsiptvaM
Court Judge? to wear gowns while on
?
The Senate poaaad ? hill providing for
working all fie, \car convicts on the
I n'.:i. bia-l .?ni I :??? i aula? nil who
? i,-. ,1 i.,r |v? years i r Isa? t., the
road lores.
Sen ,t .r Chese. Hi pol n as, M..inlay ol
t.ie.l a nisolation repiilng tliep.r.
im prnviatoB, making ?tralght nuiii
h .oil suffrage and n qolrteg oiili p dili
itrtj t?. print its owu el.rtioli
ticket..
Sen ?it or Mol t offered a bill which make?
itaf.h.ny for rtriv person t.. write, send
or ti I...o ne.'i n.-. I 11 t l.e u, ri twig or send?
ing if comuiii'i. niions which threaten
todo bodllj tin.? ri* or II jury to any par?
?no or My relativ? ol aaj persoa in tin?
State,orwbo shall aaod aocfe letter. Iroai
this Htiite, to un.v 'a-i-oii in any I n ign
country
TUESDAY NICHT EUCHRE CLUB
M m loo pMaa MoSttoi ?oaailalia d al
Euchre Tuesday night, at her home on
Mam St Tli"-?- present und pirn laa ?ere
Mr? K.lgar "l ..urig. Mi.aes Loarla? Mi.1er,
of Vt in. heste?. Vra Qoolrtek, Sadie
Tavlor. 1'itge Vtail-r.Salli?, Monti:
Ma?lge Tavlor i* lit li Hallar. Lina
Harriaou. Virginia Ili.kn.e. IliaanklB?
Maddoi, Messrs. Ligar Young. Harri
ana Moiitg.iinerv. R .ben i.oolri. k. W in
K (....luck, F M. It.?ehester. F L. W.
lirren, I>r. ivJarnet le. Slarishury Fickl-ii.
Paul K arstea
F. I. W tireeii won first prit" and Mi??
Madge Taylor gut the booby.
SELECT SPRING SEEO OATS
For Sal? at Llttto Whim, Frederick tbir?, Va.
The "Victoria'' originated la British
Colombia arid ?.-, Iiuiate.l t.er.- is *.'rli?,ps
the heaviest cn.pi.er known. It is a
plump w lute oat The straw i. stiff and
bright, heilig t x.-eileni for feeding I will
?ell a few hundred bushel?, in limited
?jUHiititie?. to farmers 'inly 1 liave al-<>
ric-iautity Of "Tartarian" ?|iring
need oats. 'Jill U
MR. W. H. JESSEE DEAD
Mr. W. II. Je??ee, a prominent citiz-n
of Lancaster county, who was injured
by the falling of a tree la.i w,ek, died at
hi? home near Lit wallon Monday.
The funeral t i ik pu.? at Litwal
t m at .'1 o'clock *Acdnesday atternooti.
Mr. Jessee is survivid by a widow and
eight children and or.? brother. Prof 11
Jessee, pre-idetit .,( tie Mlasouri Inner
?ity._
GASOLINE ENCINE AGENT WANTED
For Fred?rick?hurg and adjoining ter?
ritory. We want a desirable sale? agent
for our (iaeoliiie and Keroeene Koglne?,
Windmill?, Tank? and Timer?, Feed
Mill? aud Wo.id Saw?. Addrts?. Vir
giuiii Representative Fairbanks, More?
1 i',. Kclmi nid. Va.
EXPRESS DRIVER FOR 30 YEARS
Mr. C. W. Cash baa been connected
with the Adam? F.xpres? Company of
this city a? driver of tli? express wagon
lor the [last 80 year?. Ibiring that time
he has been faithful in the discharge of
his dun-? and ha? never had a complaint
of any description lodged ngalnst him.
NUGGETS OF NEWS
Rhode Island bus a population of
480.H8H. aciorliiii.' to a - ???,
ju?t complet'.l
Thomas; King, who I? wan
New York fur the murder of James
Cuff, on Nov IS, l&'iT. was arre.-ted In
Chicago.
A ban,I of -M 'night rider?" hum il
?be lar??' tobacco bam on the farm Bf
Jam?'? A. Coleroan. near Hopklns
vllle. Ky.
Orange S. Rrown, postmantcr of
Wllllamsport Pa. ?n?l publisher of
tb? (?azette and Bulletin died, ?ted
?Uty-aeven year?
Four men were injured two of them
??rloualy. and damage to the exteni
of 930.0O0 was done, when a large am?
monia tank under the pavement of the
Hotel Raupe, at Ores-naburg. Pa, a*
ploded.
WE00ING ANNOUNCEMENT
Mr. and Mr?. Samuel F. K.n.lig. of
L-wlston. Va , announce the marriage
of their daughter, Mia? C?cale May Ken
dig,to Mr.Randolph B Burma?. Thecsre
mony will take place February lHth, at
Oood Hopechurch. Spot.ylvanlaconnty.
"HILL CREST" DESTROYED BY FIRE
'?Hill < re?t, the home of Reed McLane,
near (Jordonaville, together with all Its
contents, was totally destroyed by Are
Monday night, entailing a loss of about
f LOW or f?.OOO,
What You Want
You will find at
Farmers Supply Store
?OR.
M. S. CHANCELLOR.
Remnant and
Odd Lot Sale
From Wednesday Morning, January 8th,
to the Following Saturday Night.
C. W. JONES
ED. T1MBERLAKE, The Shoe Man
Is open for business ttt 904 MAIN STREET, next to C. W. Jone*'
Dry Goods ?store, ?.nd extends to nil it cordia? invitation toc?me and in?
spect his stock of SHOES mind?? for liiin right up to his order by the beat
?-hoe makers. Every pair made towwir aud give ?Satisfaction. Also a lin? of
MEN'S, BOYS' HATS and CAPS. l.eineinb.?r that Kd. Timberlake,
The ?Shoe Man, <riv??s the greatest possible values at the least possible cost,
and he is located for basin???? at 904 MAIN STREET:
ED. TIMBERLAKE, The Shoe Man
Experienced Shoe=Maker?s
M. A PACKARD & CO.
Makers of the PACKARD ?Shoe For Mer.
W. H. BR?LLE & CO., Sole Agts., 921 Main St
LOCAL MARKKTS
? ?Corrected by Simon Hlreh ?. Bro.l
Wheat. 90 to $1; com, old. 65 to 68,
new,50 to 55; neal $l.t?0 to $1.75; oats.
4."> t?. f>0; old fowl?, H loll; chicken?
live, 10 to 11. dressed, 12 to
It] ?xas, 17 to IS; lard, 1?' to
1*2; dock?, live lOtoll; turkey?, drawn.
14 to 15; turkey?, undrawn, 18 to
14; turkeys, live, 11 to 12; butter.
15 to 25; hams, 14 to 18. Irish potatoes,
50 to 65; lamb?, $2 50 to $4 00:
hid??, rreen, 4 to 4%; dry sa'ted.
5 to r.'v dry hides, t>*?i to 7; calf
?kin? So. 1, $1.10 per ?kin; baled
hay, $15 to $17 per ton; leaf sumac, 80
to 85 per 100, bogs, llvs weight, 5
to &V ; beef, live weicht, 3 to 4c.;
pork, ?;?, to 7; wool, 22 to 23 p?r lb ;
sweat potaVMM, 90 to $1 ; veal, '>% to 6.
Oames?Partridaes,$1.50to$2psrdos.;
woodcocks, $2.50 to $3 psr dozen;
pheasants, 51) to 75 each; rabbits,
$1.50 to $1.80 psr dosen.
I'lSSOLI TI0N OF PARTNERSHIP
J W. larner and D. C Wheeler, trad
ins a? partners under th? firm name ol
Wheeler A ('amer, bave by mutual agran
ment dissolved the ?aid partnership. J
W. Cartier having sold hi? Interest to ht?
?on, K R. ? ?rner. All persona indebted
to tbs Arm for 1907 wtil pleas? settle at
oat?. J. W. Caraer,
D. C Wh??Wr.
Having bought my father? interest In
the buslnes? at Hick* Wagon Yard, wtll
say that we ?hall bare better sttrosaxao
datlon? for tbe -public la the future aad
solicit a part of your patronage.
Tours vsry truly,
D. C. WasaUr,
jl6w4w K. B. Carasr.
HIRSH'S.
Special a-sO'sv Prices on
! Christmas Goods
and Big Redactions on
Cloaks? Suits, Furs. Skirts
?and Millinery,
For One Week
AT
ISAAC HIRSH & SON
B. J. MARSHALL
Tie Largest Wholesale irscer is hafsricbsnTg
If aarly everything bought la ?au? load iota aad
Special lixloccments Ottered Town ana CuMguj ??todsaa??-,
Dsalar In Lima, Csment, Pinatar, aad la fast ?varythtasr aaaslat? ?w* s%s>
fanner, merchant or mteiiaol?. Also, Buyer of Wool aad O?ala. ansxanwassW
i*?n*?a?nad pi?*??B? J. MARSH ALL? -?lag :? On.** ?Usaai, Jswta**
at ths dapet

xml | txt