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Devoted to the Apicultura!, Commercial and Manufacturing Interest, of Fredericksburg and the Tidewater and Fiedmont Country.
VOL. XXIII, NO. 19. FREDERICK8BURG, VA., THURSDAY, MARCH 12, 1908. _=r PRICE, 8 CMT1 Providing for the Future ] Ceaseless toil and judicious saving are the elements of fu? ture prosperity. Uulcss these two elements are combined results under no circumstances are accomplished. Our system of "Banking by Mail" makes it possible for the man of small means to gradually accumulate a ? ?um far l??ryo>r>d has expectations. [CT^I?"I,*"?^I Accounts received m ?um* of $1 and upwards, i'/i interest allowed on savings ?ccounta from dale of deposit ?nd com? pounded aenu-annually. Saving? Department Planters National Bank C?a*aL Sajrp_t ,_ U._n?_ Pr*_ $1,375,000.00 Richmond, *%. rr1,T?, Virginia B. J. MARSHALL The Largest Wholesale Grocer in Frederic ksborj lf?arlj ?vrrythinp tion??lit In ear loai? loti ?ni Special lndraK?*?rnen?ls Offered Town and Country Mercha_*_ Daalerin Lime. Oamsnt. Plaster, and lu faet everything need?. I,y _? fan?*?r, marohant ormrcharlc Ala?, Fnyer of Wool an?' (Irs In R? lu.tnb.j t_? navaa? ?and pl*->?H ?. MARSH A II. K?nir * r??v'? "If* stauvt 'rw* a-?rw* ?w ?Sa <?*_? First Class Farm Implements at reasonable prices. You a*?/* Labor, Tim? and Mon*y whan you buy Implements that wear well and work well. The kind that we aell We iaaue one of the beat an>i moat rotniileU- of Farm Iniplomeiit t. at aloguaa. II giv? t>n?-e*. ?l?-**ei ? i> tion? and inucli niteri-atmi: uifor mation Mailetl free ii|?on mjiitf I Writ.- fur it The Implement Co., 1302 East Main St.. ?ICHMONO. - VIRGINIA We are he?iquarters for V. Crimp and other Roofln*:, War? F ?ocio*;. Barb Wire. Poultry Nettirn. etc. Write for pri?es on any supplie? or Farm Implement? you require. Plant Wood's Garden Seeds FOR SUPERIOR VEGE? TABLES & FLOjVERS. Our business, both i:i (i?r??i :. ?rid I'arm ik-e?':?, is one jf the largest in th s couu'xr, a result due to the fact that U Quality is always our ^ p first consideration, p We are h?_IquArtcrs for Ora?? ar.'l Clover Seed?. Seed Oat?, Seed Potaloe?, Cow Pea?. Soja Deans and o?ur Farm Seed?. Wood*? Deecriptlv? Catalogue I* Ihe ??-at a^Ml a? t a***ert? ui '.i.?'?f?l earal?:- aaa A:i i: [. t. ?> ? eu?u! ij ?uttioiuyoi *:l (..Mm C*jt..lei;??? roajleti Gasoline Engines SPECIAL |>EL P., $150; 5-H. P., f 2?5; 7-B. P., $2150. Ono-halfcash, baJane* In 3, 4 and 6 months, or 10 par cent, diaconat for tail caah. Cylinder Oil tor Gaeollae Engine?. ?Oil (or ("ream Separators High Grade Axle Qreaaa, Cup Gree.ee. Mill StrppHee. FRANK K. TYLER, 1004 Main 8*., FrederkksbnrK, Va. If IN WAR HU iMHa. 0_ ?M asa afra. 1.?. U?roo motor* b./ia?. I will a?Sot ? few of a*/ bra_a I- ?ThaUCMB. Ott a?i a?aj T**y*or. By? Whlstay_?a a? Boya! V?r*?**,*ty. W__?_I"_7.__-_. ' ~ ?>s_??l?as Wlailn_ 0M ?a*_aaaaaa Oa*?ay KaaSaaSj law_ ?pMaaaiJty? WaSekey_ _S_i H? Wk_wy ..._____ ?*_*???**? Sale Valuable Spots} Ivan a County Tracts of Land. ' llv vertasaof ? power at attonsry, dais record?! m _eCt*jrk? otVeof S|?.t-?i vnnia ?oiiiitr from Mary Cbemor?, the ! .??I?' mu? surviving h? Ir al In v , if J,i|in ' Criiuu.'ll. da d t> tu?- ?m?]? ixiiiiiol. I ?lilil? oil Monday, April 6, 1908, ni l-'M. in limn .if ill,' I'oiiri liDtiaa? at Bpotavvh ankav i.ffer for aa?e at , abiieanc tauci to i1-?- Mars*?! bUdet l?t L'T a. r?* ? ?f laud ?Hunt, in Root ?viva? m ? >t?ty, l'a., pear Smith's?ill nml Imihit tba? ?.in.' land of ?__ Jof.n ClU?? died *aia**d an I |??a?. ????I. ?nil which was . on?, v??l lo Inni tu .Im? M Sniitli aad ?if?' I?rdeed ? I ?? t. - ? < ? 1888 an.I ilnl.v rseorded in lb? Qscka .unty. 1.U A It. p. 119 :i.t.ii land ha_ a ?rge quantity of line and I ?t_b? oak and pina? timber Saw mill mi'ii all.mid aeo it. :.*!nl f land \? Ueh Jn<>. ? II. Mit. In II dud apon and which ?n> ronreved to Jno. Cran?ell by deed dul.? ' r.voni.?l in the tVrk'a ot?.I Spotayl ' v ?n: i ?? ?lam v in l??,k 7.7.. p. 4??*. I_a ? t.-art adjoin? the land? of the hite Jilo. M. Sintili. a'il Niis.?._v and Siurey. Hin? COO?! fl ? I lllajar and nil u earao out b_ldinga, tin?- orehard. The land i? rieh iin.l m Mod ratala lor cultivation, ?pod for 1(J Eaaili? of rom par iK-rv. Tliia I line*? woulil make av.-ry desna.le home, loth of SJaid plaeaa are ?bout?! mile? aouiheant of ill,- Court House and alxnit 10 iiiiliw <?f the city of Fr?*l?'ri?-k*hurg. V?. Terms cash. FR?DBRICK w. coi.kma.v Attorn.yinfiiit for Mary t'onnors. the Holland surviving lieir of John ('run w.-ll, deed. kMT.w4w VIRtMNlA?In the Circuit Court of Car? oline ,-ounty, Oct. 15. ltxiT. To William Silvia, If living, or his heir?, if d?iul. ?In? fin' iiuknowii. take k?tat? In accordance with h Jnn? ciiter.-?! ill th* chan<?T.v suit, under the slmrt style of Bruce A al?, vu. Silvia A a!... |?cnding in the Circuit Coiirt of I nroline county. Va., which ihvive was enfred on (_**> l?>r 1 ?th, 11*07, an extract <?f which i? a* follows: "Un corsideratiou whereof, the court doth confirm and report and rls- di?posi tion of the funds therein ?et forth, ami, dothdirrct the snMSpcoial Coat?__aW? Powers to d??burse the funds ill his hands accordingly to wild report toaas? parties or their^uttorneys, retaining, however, the abnr? (one-fourth) which would go to William Silvia., whose wh?-reabout? are unknown. And it is ord? red that a notice 1??' publiahed in The Pre? Lance newspaper ouce a week for tour week?. directing the said William Silvia, if liv? ing, or his heirs, if dea?l, to n|?p?*r and claim said fund, and the costs of said order of publication und the futur?'cost* of this suit are to he paid out of ?aid ahare of William Silvia ' Ttst?: E. R. Coguill, Clerk. By T. C Vul-ntnic, IVptity Ci.-rk. I). H. l'owers, Jr . and W. B, Knnis, at, tornejs. fel.-.'7-w4w Cookers Wild Cherry and Acetone Best Remedy For Coughs For the Best of Every? thing, go to Johnston?& Pe*arson P*r???_r!ptIon ? Pharmacy SUBMARINE PROBE Lilley Won't Testify Until He He Has Counsel. FOLLOWED BY DETECTIVES Asks to Have Them Summoned Befor? the Committee and Submit? a List of Witnesses to Be Subpoenaed. Wont Present Written Charges. Washington. March 10.?The ?p.? lal comi.iitt? .? of the house, appointed by BfJaaske*. Cannon, ?t the r? q i illative LIU? >. of C> in "to Investigate tu?' conduct of too fleetrV lloat company, of New Jer sey. and fhelr prede? essor, th? iio! .and Boat company, respecting tti*?. ?sthods trsaployed by said ro_pealna In conn? .tlon with past, or p: legislation bi'fole ?ontressa b? g?U Its at ion The ?ommlttee, which Is sa*_sa_e I of llf[ll?Ikf tlm Bout. II till). chairman. Stephens (Minn). Oln, ?ted (Pa). Broiisssml lLa) ?n?l How? ard (O?I, met in ? room at the housf >ITi? i building Th?- clerk was directed by Mr B.iu It? to r?a? the report of th- commit tee on rub? pursuant to which the in vestigating ? i.a -niltee was appolnti-d. \\T,.n the ????riding <?f the report was finished Chairman llout? 11 railed on Representative Lilley ?ml ?sk?'d him If he was prepared to go aluad Mr Lilley said he was not prepared In !?? examlu? .1 ?t till? time heraus?' he .le ?fred tr. be repr?s?'Iiti'd Ua- an ?ttor kOWOVOr, submitted a nu:n !?>< iiimnts lo the ?.unmlil?? II. stated that he had been shail awed bj detettlses and that he wi.ul.l ?sk m have summoned as wt_*a?eM thr, ?? operatives nssaarlod with a lo (?1 detective agency. He also sut? milled a list of witnesses U_| be de sired to be summoned, as foilnw? Is???- i. Rice, piesid.nt o? lb? Bee tr., It.as?t company, to b*_f all th* uid a<'<tuints showing pa mad?- tor work performe?! or to k* a ?T : at Washington or in any . , ? nal district; also muh In-r? an I CfceckS showing ?he? l.s issued for sue!, ? ni|ilo? nient, also von? hers and ui?ino raiiduiiis showing i?yulents by Kiihu B I"n.si for e\p. nsis of every kind in pn. 'noting legislative appropriation? and th?' procurent? asi of contract? Also sil ImsiKs or oilier evs? nny saoa?*S contributed by Isaac I. ? isonnlly to the catnpalsm fund? of Kiihu It Frost: Maurice Barnett treasiicr of th?- aPsctrlc lloat com pan?; August Trcdwoll. Jr. assistant treat?rer; Norman 0. Johnson, of Neu York ?ttotni'v and 9 S. MeNeir, ot this city. He also asked that subpoenas be Issued for the following: Marlon But 1er C B Caaascy. )i w*. Creeqr, B. t Sands, all of this city; Dr. S R. Kerr of Chicago: Frank L. Edinburgh, ot Bay City Mich . and W. B Oordon. of Midland Mich Mr Lilley stat?>d that he did not propose to put himself In the attitude of a grand jury and present an Indict ment, but he would examine tliesr witnesses and help the committee In bringing out all the facts He s?ld that to formulate written charges and limit the Investigation to the??; charges would simply be to stifle real Investigation Mr ?outell stated that It was thr intention of the committee to havf Mr. Lilley first state wh?t he knows of his own knowledge concerning these charges, and In order to allow him tc procure an attorney, adjournment wat taki-n until Thursday. , Canned Tomato Bride Now Sue?. Tuekerton. N. J.. March 10.?Mrs. David Gallagher, better known a? the "canned tomato bride." 1? suing hei rich husband for divorce. Three sum mers ago Miss June Early was a packer in a local cannery One day she penned a love note on a label. Mr Gallagher, a wealthy bachelor, came across the note. He replied, and Miss June Early became his bride. Now she has repented and wants a separa tlon Children Rush From Burning School. Lees Summit, Mo., March 10.?Pour hundred children In the public school rushed out In disorder when a fire alarm was sounded. Attempts wen made to use the fire drill, but ? call of "fire'' from outside of the building caused the children to make for th? nearest exits No one was injured. The Are was quickly extinguished. Reduced- Rates In Marriage Licenses. North Can?an. Conn.. March 10. ? Women are offered marriage Ilcensef free, single men at half price and great reductions to club? of five by Town Clerk E. D. Norton, of this city The bargaiu prices are made to boom the matrimonial market, but have had no effect yet. Will Race Seven Mile? For a Coffin. Wlnsted. Conn.. March 10.?Charles Hyde and Charles Mlllard have an nounced a foot race to take place here on May 2. with a coffin as prize. The conree will be seven miles go ?s you please, but on foot, and the loser must buy the winner ? fine casket Resumed Work On New Plant. Pittsburg. March 10? Th? Jones A I?ughltn Steel company has ordered work resumed on Ita new plant at Allquippa. which wss ?topped last fall The company also reports a gratifying increase In orders ?nd the belief th?' Steady improve???t will continue. Vhe Free I_oe? ts pseeaial ta do all r_de of Job p/_t_c ka trat ?law serls a? ?u???a ?a***?. GOVERNOB LEO THEM Mathues and Shumaker Shift Blame Upon Pennypacker. BOTH RELIED ON HUSTON Attorneys Declare They Followed Ex Governor's Advice On Capitol Trim? mings ? Defense Fears Attorney General Todd's Appearance In Case. Harrisburg. Pa.. Mardi lu. ? Two spec? h. s in behalf of defendant? in the cap?tol conspiracy trial were made Monday, l'en > Allin Rose, of Johns town, making the pie? for ex Supcrin tendent Shumaker. ?ml William 1 Shsffer. of Chester, for ex-State Treas urtr Hathues. l?oth attorneys declare?! the offl? ials followed the h_*vaa?UI Ot ex-Oovernor Pennypacker an! 'ha' both relied on Architect Huston Architect Lewis being ?lenoui. unmeasured (etSSS ter his tisiinn tiy In behalf of the ? ouinionwealth. Mr. Shaffer closed his speech by a pies In which he said that Mr Math ues had not been connect?'?! with tin trial, and by an effort to forestall th? effect of the appearance of Attorney Qeaerai To*M as the ciosinK in the case, said : "As to the attorney gi-nera!; h?' pro poses to come liefore you. It Is his right, but it is not right for him t< throw the robes of his great ofllo Into the scale? of justi??- on behalf Oi the commonwealtli. I cannot appeal to you sgalnsi hii.i I ?t?pcal to him i *?k him to recollect that th?' i?ia?-kest pages of English jtirlsprtulcnce hav, been dsrk?'tie?I by the appearance if the stlort*?' gen.-ral at th?' bar H>' comes not as an advocate, but as )adsT H? ha? DO right to throw lut? the Jury l?o\ th<- great office, than !??? '.he district nttorm ? ?hose place h? temporal llv fills in this court. Bfasab ing In winds which made fur liberty the ?rorM ovar, a great Judite of thi country 0tM of the greatest In Ml? Encllsh-speaking world one who gal !n this court. John Bannister Gibson said The proserutlag attorney ?t the rsillng ?I the jury box stands not a? the ai.-neer of stood, but as perse esjtar, bat te stund? for the-right* ot the accused as much ss for the right? of 'h.- ro__on ? ralth ' if Mr Todd shall ?ondurt himself that way I will have nothing to complain of." Mr. TcMld was present during the gs?sareea but took no notice of It. Former Attorney Coin rai W D. Mens.'l will ?pea? for SarfrTerson. to be followed l?V P F Roghes_ei Jr.. also for Sanderson, and then Charles H. Bersner will ?lose the case on behalt of the d?'f?'iise II Is the Intention of Attorney General Todd to speak after Mr. Scarlet sums Up for the ?tat. It was announced In court that one of the five case? involving Cougr. ss msn H Buril Cassel. Joseph M llus ton. James M Shumaker. W. P. Sny der ?nd W. !.. Mathues. on ? charge of conspiracy In a metallic furniture bill, will be called on March 23. This means that none of the false pretense cases will be reached this month. A Romantic Courtship. Philadelphia. March M ?As the cut ruination of a brief hut romantic courtship. Frank M. Tracy, capitalist and clubman, of Chicago, was married here to Miss Genevi?ve A W? st of 147 South Forty-third street. Th? couple met at luncheon, at which It Is said Mr. Tracy proposed and was ac cepted. He came here and sent word to Miss West to meet him at one of the fashionable hostelrles. While at lunch the couple dwlded to get mar? ried. The bride and groom later went to New York, whence they will sail for England Mme. Gould Coming Home. Paris. March 10?Mme. Ahna Gould, accompanied by her children, will ?all on the North German I.I,?yd liner Kronprinz Wilhelm on Wednesday from Cherbourg for New York. She expects to remain In America for two months. It Is reported that Prince Helle De Sagan also has m?d?' ar rangement? to leave for the United States. Widow Won't Admit Husband Is Dead Grand Rapids. Mich. March 10. ? Although Judge Alfred Wolcott. of the circuit court, has been pronounced dead by three physicians, his wife will not admit lie Is dead. She Is a Chris tlon Sei "titlest and maintains that the princlplt of the cul*. that all me llcal men are In error Is superior to the evidence of her own senses. TomiMi Electrocuted. Trenton. N. J , March 10. ? Michael Tomassl was electrocuted ?t the state prison for the morder of his landlady. Delia Coogello. Tomassl was accoin panied by two priests, one of whom was Esther Fish, the Catholic chap lain of th? state prison. Tomassl wa? in a state of collapse. Death was in? stantaneous. Torpedo Boats Lesvs Lima. le?a, March 10?After an eight-day risit. the American torpedo flotilla sailed for Panama The little boats got under way with ?n exchange of salutes, steamed speedily out of the harbor and turned north for their ISOO-knot run. Rev. Swallow Improved. Hsriisburg. Ps. Msrch 10. ? Rev. Dr. Swallow, the well-known Method? ist minister and Prohibition leader, who Is seriously ill wltb typhoid pneu sat?ls, I? Improving._ If you would ?talo your friends, doa't t__ the? eery 70?. GOING TO BAFC LONA Spanish King to ?.Visit Ho.bid cf < n^rch/. WILL BE S7RO GLY CU RDED Houses Along Streets Alfonso Will Pass Have Been Searched and Will Be Guarded?Throwing, of Flowers Forbidden. Bar. |Q |i tue stl ism. the centr? lor the past I went . nate i ),. ; : . it"-.. . (bed ?>i anarcl ?. King tlfoBso win arrive .'Inn to ?nd unlit:?r> , luthoi It i'lard hi!:. .i'i! .;i_ ??is ? Public bnlldlni n dec, rub .1 : .ire Bj Ing si thai cm " k sat, * our. But thai there ?s fc.tr of sn at tempt at demoostrstloai ib" fs? t thai 'he official pr : the Visit '.:i^ not In . n publish ? bectr seat i ... ,1 and will be from i ta a Idtttoos1 or Issue..' thclr doors ? loi I w h. i. - ?i I c, n ral Mi bouqu? of t1 . n ?'?paper? .Iron? . lions of I ' flu- ni: i a. ' public mlr?d. Curing hi I -'ils city last I.'ins IT 111 :? ' quit?' Il frech with i' It, how ? the sgitati : . been ? irrl I on that ?1! during t'.inv of th* clal sv .'s ?n.I ' An Austrian squadron Is hing In t'.if- harbor Kin Mfonso will rtsU the sqttndi' n on Wedm - Allentown Jeweler Arrested. Allein?,?.?? n l'a.. March I" .Stanley J. Pel? a? .I a j. ?. ; ? ii into custodj b] Bberiff I. H Farley and Deputy M W Crlsty of Merer coun ty. Weal v.: gluts on ? i ha grand larceny of $1.I while in b_l st Branswell, w Va Allegtag that the proceeding ?as simply In the Inter, st of collecting a debt following his faillir.' in basil applied for a writ of babeas corpa?, which Jud?e Drexler heard. Th* .??urt re fused the writ, and Peters had to ac company the O?i i rs t., West Vir? ginia. Double Murder at a Dane?. Roaiiok.-. Va . March 10 ? At a darn.- near Swords Creek, ha Rat?sll county Fred Dye, ? young white man. shot and killed John M?ller and Qeorgs Call, also white Dye escaped hut was i .".?.tur.-.i and taken back to Swords Creek. Fearing Boh viol- ne. the authorities took Dye la Cleveland, s distance of a?teen miles on rial f f**?. from which place he was carried to the county Jail at Lebanon No cause what?"?? i is assigned for the double murder. ORANGE Smallpox-Entsftilnmentt-Othsr Natas. Lahore. March Utb. Dr. Crlttwidpn hhIi'miI the smallpox victims from King George on their ar? rival lu this county, and 1a 24 hours be had the disease quarantlii?d about I ?ni? ton, with l?r W. I. Stevens, who had charge of the loathsome disease here sev? eral years ago, In charge of the seven negro patienta. Th? gregarious habit? of tbs negro fit him for the ?prend of this disease and vacciuatlou is generally In? vited by our people. Broom-straw fields are plcnaing to th? sight, only as the sedge goes up In flames at night. Farmers Are busy putting up ?tr? fencing. Kh?Ih are only u?"d t . eke i.u! the vanishing existeuee of the aid has? ft-rii'e. ?Schools ron six months in tlil? ?Wtrlct The new trustee I* mighty popular and fullofprogr.es He abhor? a vacuum aud a laggard. There are many Indications that warm the expectation with the approach of spring. The Coieman-Fraxsr Ashing club hold nightly meets oo th? sluggiah stream be low the mill, and as far a? I can learn they generally meet with a fl?herman> luck?if yoo know what that Is. Hrs. Hand Woolfolk gars a surprise party to her popular teacher, Mies Irene Cave, Wednesday night. Among the many sick people, I am sorry to not? the seri?os tlloess of Mr ?ftilvanus Ureahtvm, nearly nln.ty, at Rev. W. J. Decker's, sir. I), is aleo qolte alck with pneumonia. Dr.Lrttteodeo is on a rtsit to New York this week. airs. C R. Maaon accompanied htm a? far a. Philadelphia for treatment by a distinguished special ist. Thursday night Mrs. Ernest Cooper gave a pleasant bop and card party. A Hubataotlal sop,er was serrad. Cards, daocing. and music w?r? enj iy*d from dark till dawn. Mr. Jam.* Duncan, af fecttonately called "Lucie" by the leap year lassie*, '.?d tbe german. Mr. George Thompson baa moved hi* ?aw mill mill from tbe Kendall tract to Biaroea As smallpox rages thereabout?. e*_*_D?_ 1? kit hers, a? moat of tbe hand? employed at the ? ill are frota near Pa?unkey. 1?t us have f reab fl?b. LETTER FROM DR ROSEBRO Intersttlng Information About His Work -Th* City ot Chariott* Mrs. SUntwsll Jackson? A Visit to Haw York, Etc, Etc. t'L.irl.rt... N c . March 7 tk ur Pies Lane? It is svlsratye a p*eeh_ pleasure for a wunderer to i[n batch to hi? nati? and meet fiit-nl? of hi, boyhood or earlier manhood. Though ?ometim?'? our bO hood reputation lingers too long. One good lady told me that when ?he wae troubled about her bays It srsts a ?'oinf.irt to bar to remiiib-r ??? ti'at I had bSS? I am Lot Tar-heel saough to claim w? ???re ''First at Beth-I; Fart h? at at (iettaburg: Last at Appomrtltox ' In all the nolle achievements and high bsrulssa <>f the l_ec*?paral_ army " of those day? 11 j - r. ? ?as gloiy eiiouath for all, and none will deny that tie Mi.iii. r? of the ti.d North ?State wer* m mi whit behind oiler? In valor ami endurance from Heth.l to Appomattox Is r.n,iml.il in thi? htatorlc centr. . t the I ,s iarati. 11 ..I 1 mlepetnteri. t m ad- by th- Be ?tch-Irisb, of Meckl.ii buig. Iief.ire J? fferaoti penned hi? lin mutsasl documeut; that thee* men wan I ta "horast's sesa'\ta ( ornwaiii. and 1'atlefoi.; that at King'? Mouutau ill j tu'i.? ?I i be lide of the wurund help ad largely to bring tile glorious I ataae? metioa at Yoi kto? n V? I?, n SSJ w if,- and 1 reached Chariott ??? weresrsjsstettl tee In spitablu hon. ?Mrs Moi.. ?? all Jackson. I he multi Iti.de of h^r friends will I?- pleased t know ho.v g. t.tly the year? ?re dealln With harr. Not only in I herlotte 1? ?I, ? nsil.v the "W rat lady 'of the city, olla, i oui,t if t he fame of her illustrious hui ban 1 an.i h r owu gracious charade hut alw? holds tbe same B__ ill th" a lection at_ honor ??( lh> whole Sout Many visitors from the North,as well s Irotn th- South. k<> to her home to pa their ree| set ami goaWtV] charmed wn her kiiiduca?, her cordiality and gra? Otsa manner. t atrloUa is a pi < ?lu lu ti mi city, uud I the t? aluno: y ot li.-r rOSal Betest* M btNdtwea men cloaiiiu* the saloon? hi not bin.:, t,.,i. but gi.atiy advanced t tinam nil latetest? ami prigic-?. i h.. i? no ib ubt a large ? juar trade," I. .?.ral yoassr asta have spokt? ??I ti he p and blrsaii g to lln-ui lu thervuiov . I ttttapttttaon b? cloaiag the aaloous. have t ??? n all w inter in the inuiat of pi h.l.itioii mov? ini nt. and tii ugh I ha - besa un M_OI ?..l?o, aie of pr tilt.iti .n. cap. ciaily by State eiiactuiei 1 have bst? deeply hnpie??ed by t lacas presented ist?; luuuy are eav from temptation ami hi?trad of Sail day night and Su?,lay orgie? aid t . Monday h?t before tbe .Mayo i >>nrt, tits laboring man aj uniiiey for hi? family uud Inn night? home; the poll. ?? court doe? hot have "u.ual doe*?t,' au.) ? men are drunk they call only blame their own a|ii?!i lb" Sabbath sentiment ta too ?tro to allow tir.? to I?. au "oiieii city" I our South? rn ella? are. Muuy of the streets are torn up tiu in order t., gi?e ta ; ter water, bet - be, still wi'already bare mi spring bsaatj in the bud.ling trees a ^ oaaltag ri,.,!? and hyacyst Osa* iini?t ?e Charlotte in the spring me it at its 1 ll is an inspiring sight to laee throngs of people pouring from the i f. rent i hurclies ou r)u_?t?y. Ur. Met) lei le lio? h tiding special services In hirst Bapi?I church, aiid because he I so r> cent i.v In in in K reden -ksburg 1 ?i to hear him and unit hit? Y> hile thl largely a Presbyterian city, all the nominations have strong churches < strong preachers. Owing to my enforced absence 'r borne, 1 am now supplying the See? Presbyterian church, which has 1, members on tbe roll and a due body officer?. The number of young mea s attend Is very uuusual, and adds uieiidously to tbe importance, as s/e'l th? attraittvenesa, of the field. TI are about ISO in tbe primary grade tin' sabbath school and a targe mi class, the two most Important parts the Sat.bal h SShool work. 1 liave promised to preach at St Creek church, tbe largest country clu iu the South, aud 1 look forward v pleasure to standing before that audli of one thousand member? before I set face toward "Ule Virginny," about first of May. W Iule ou a visit recently to New V I diued with Mrs. \ irginra Terb "Marian Harland." She asked m question? about Fredericksburg pec and wa? grieved to learn of the deat a?r. Dr. iiowlsou, whom she knew and admired greatly for bis varied | oi niiud and genial spirit. Sh- said considered the rnjuest to write the taph for the monument to ihe moth? Washington the "greatest honor paid her The two hours s|?<nt t her and her daughter, Mr?. Herrick, ? most delightful. I'.rr culture and a di?' irguita hospitality made a chi n iinbliiatlon. ., bright particular ?pot lo New 1 i? the aw??-t boas* of Mrs Annie Flei .-?null, where 1 also dined, and had beart warmed by her big hearted come and by remembrai, mother, whom everybody in Freder tiurat honor? and ?fe* Sunday was a bright, balmy sr. day and goat cougregatlons u preaching to them a privilege aud g responsibility. Then, erfeaa quiet bad fallen on city, 1 read the laat two chapters of elatiou, telling us of the glory ot great city above.undetihii by sln.thi filled with sinner? saved by grace, d lug lo lore and felicity eternal. Ma all reach there at last. J W k,,.-i, IN MEMORIAM Of iittle LlowQod, the son of Mr aud Mrs. Walter and Mollis Jones, who died Feb. M, l'.H)8. aged ? year* and 11 month*. Our preci?os little darling, HI? role*? I* now no more; Hia little darling footstep? Will be silent on tbe tl ?or. A little rarant cbair at home For sorrowing parent? to see; We eau oui? prepare to meet our Sarlosr Where forever with Him we will be. Lio wood, dear, w? mis? thee *o. While lo this world we roata, W? know that Jean?, who knows beet, Hats only tak*?i thee heme. How a wee t then lathe thought that linger?. When love,! one* croa? death', see, That when oar labor? her? ana ended. With him we'll ?T?r he. Written by kds toad Aaat Leba. Ask Your Own Doctor If he tells you to take Ayer's Cherry Pectoral for your severe cough or bronchial trouble, then take it. IF he has anything better, then take that. We have great confidence in this medicine. So will you, when you once know it. Th" b?-at Utnd ol a testimonial ? f?r wo sixty year?.'' >.? aW, Qyers MRSAPAltlLLA. lot Keep the bowels open tvith one of Ayer's Pills at bedtime, lust one. IN the name of the Commonwealth i f \ irninla. In the Clerk'? ():' the Circuit Court of the county of Bpotsylvs?h> on the *_d day of March. Is? s it,.???mi,, y Whltnerand Nymatt S. Surrey, trawling as partn?'? under the Arm name and Bey? of Whit n.r * Batewr, and John Myers, plaintiff?, against Jam?'? I'.Turnley. ahi-riff, admin, istrator of Cliari"? Alan, debased, and Harriett Allan d.rea?ed, Thomas My*r? and the tinkuown heir* at law of ?aid Charle? Allan, ihr. a??'d, d? fendants. The obj et of thi? suit Is to settle the est?t?-? of the ?hM Charle? Allan, de. ceased, aod Harriett Allan, deceased, to determine what Interest each had tn a certain tra?-t of land conveyed to them by i: I'. Mullock and ?ituate lo Spoteyl vania county, Viritinia. adj.iininu- has land? of J.diu M ? er? and other?. also to deterinini- ? hat lu'ere.t in ?aid tract of land psataed to Tlioma? Miera under the will of Charts* Alan. deeea?ed And m,ii having been naadeaad til?*! shat the dssaads?t, Tbossa?Myers, i not a p suii'iit oi tin- Stnt?- of \ ir Kssba, it i? onli'n d that heiIoappe?r ser* ?itliin IS diiys ?ift?r due pab licntioii hiIIOf, nnd do what may be .rv t.. prot.s t bai hatsrsstSB this suit And it is further ordered that a ?opy hereof lw pal lit?li?-?l oae* a t four ?cs-ks in The Free I_iic-. ntid that aoopy be posted at the trout doo( of _.urtlioitse of thiscous ty oe or before tb* next ?u<v?vding rule day aatter the ?ntrv of this suit. ' Tests: T. A II AliKIS, Clerk. . I \ ll.UUUS. Clerk. Ls??T. Oravee, p. % ni?w-tw WHITNER & SACREY Ondertakera and Kmhalmers No. 719 Main St.. Fredor ?cksburg, Va 'Phone 98. A.cro9# from Exchange Hotel and next to Western Union office. Telegraph and telephone ordere receive prompt atten? tion- Oven dav and nicht. ..Garden Seeds.. We have them. Large A ssortment at Low Prices Fresh Crop Special Prices to Mar? ket Gardners and Merchants. M. M. Lewis, MOM?W - - - - HAW B WantedT We want you to get onr prises on the following Specials before purchasing elsewhere. Apples, Oraages, B?_aus. Raisiaa. CeTTaUtS, Figs, CitTM, latea. Candies, Nats, Miace Meats. and in addition ho the above *v*ry?liang usually fotuiii in a Urat-claas gr??eery store. Our prices and good? wil plat?? you. Phon? 114. Doggett & Scott CH.Ci.ESTE.TS PILLS e i??*vaaa.i\D. ? f-a.lt..! n il mu? ?i aaalil r i fi i ,_w*>aa>_ft?ui(/\\ ' I .-.? U.M ? :.i:CV*t#V I > -?. __ ?ria* Jba. >?_*. \TX 1 la a. ?a. Sa; mt <?, *r ?:?\-?a\???na\fl_!a^: .anltaawaa? ***??. AlaaajaSiBilli ?Dtp HT Ml??atSTS r^mWfg RIPANS. There i? ?sarsely any eondltioxa el ill health that t? not benefited by the o -c_lou?.: use of a RIPANS Tabula. For sale by droggisu. The afive oent packet l? enoaarh for t_ orctt* asjrv oeestsirtn. The fatal! v b****??, M ?*__. ?tait? a ?apply far a year. Calling Tour Attention to the risk yon ran in not having yoar house insured Is doing: yourself and a? a favor at the ?ame time. What's going to happen if yoar hoass bur?* down) and you hare no Insurance? Hard tintas uni???? yon have a bank account. Wisest way 1? to let na sjve yon a "btodlaoT receipt'' today. You'll gst the fall policy ?o<in. John W. Allison, Jr., ft Cs. Fire Insurance Ageste, F rsdavicksburg.Vav WE SEND An Autumn Greeting To all our Patrons and Friends, and with it an in? vitation to come and see __ handsome new Footwear w? have provided for the co_r ing ?seasons. We certainly want to supply the Fall and Winter Footwear want? of all our old Patrons, and we trust, that we shall also have the pleasure of serving many new custo? mers, as this store is hers to supply everybody with Shoes Por Comfort and Health. If your feet are tender or bard to fit with shoes by all means give us a trial in fit? ting them. Wallace & Co. The Shoemen John F. Scott HARDWARE AHD HARDWARB Sr?OIAJbTIa_ Main St., one door below Ohaa. Wal? lace S Bro. Fall Use of General Hardware. Barb Wire, eons. Pistols, Saxon. _nlvec, etc.. will be sold at raaiaatad pri?es to ?ait the tistes, Motley sa? be ?aved by pareht?log at Ssett*? harAwaare ?toe?. ^EU-U'aS High Grade Fertilizers Give the best reeults of any Guano sold on this market, as a trial will prove. CHAS. WALLACE ft UO.? Agents, FRIWERICKSBURQ. TA. UNITED TRANSFER COMPANY. HORSES, $20 TO $65. MULES, $75 TO $125 A PAUL TO BE POSITIVELY BOLD. 1U0 Horase and ___ and 90 bead Mol.?, age? 5 to 8 year?, weighing ?00 to 1,400 poo.-.ds; all good, ssnlstehl* ?took, right oat bard work; to be sold at rata 2H bead weekly. Also 90 Fat Mar.? and 4 -are? In Foal, very abisal ?WSufjenritendent at Compon/ ,?8 ?abbat, 505 to 51 > East Lexington Strsst, sor. ner Frederick. C. and P , Baltimer?, Md. Phone, St. i'au! 5*55. Flowers Choice Cut Flowers AND Floral Designs for all oersaotoas. Biooosleg oh?? ? great rariety. Cat?e*r? Fres. la?ave orders wltb K. a NIXDK, FreaW__ bars. Va., and tbsy trill be proatarsly J. PAUEI fttMR, ra-ritt A ?-sad. Ta. CHICHESTEE-CO, r:rs. Life. AtMmt ?_* _?__ INSURANCB Best Co-rasa!? aaal mmtt Wrtsa aUsa. ?KtAtao<__t lrab?tn_ Pitsiaa _sa_ 8v. riiliulibib?a_ Ta. sat