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RICH?OfP, FR?D8RICI.8mTRG AND POTOMAC RAILROAD Schedule effective ?Sept. flth, 1908. Leave Froderlckeburg, Northward: 6:85 a. m. week day?, local; 7:05 a m dally; 7:Jl a m. dally ?10:29 a. m dally, local; 1:28 p. m. week day?; 6:80 p. m. dally, local; 7:01 p. m. dally; 10:09 p. m. dally. Leave Kr*>der.ck?burg, Southward: 5:55 a m. dally, A. C. L. train: 6:01 a m. week day?, local; 8:28 a m. Sundays only, local; 10:86 a. m. dally, 8. A. L. train; 12:49 p. m. week days, local; 5:26 p.m. daily, A. C. L. train; 6:58 p. m dally, local; 9:06 p. m. ddly, 8. A. L. train. Local from Washington arrive? 11:09 a. m. week day?. Arrivals and Tlepartore? not guaran? teed. W. P. Taylor, Traffic Manager C. C. Cox, Agent. Potomac, Fredericks burg and Piedmont Railroad. Tim? Table No. 1?. Id ctf-1-t at 1 A M. August 1. 11??. Dally Mil.-? Pally except from ?ttmpt Suuday Fred- Stations. Sun,luv No. 1. t'iiri? Re I A. M. I.T. Ar. 1- M SOU ? Frederick ?burg * '.* I 1" & Whites MH SDO t Vino K.xvJ SMS * ."> : Hobeys ?: ,>* s - s?Tvi?u!??rvtll?. I is 10 Alrtl-h '-'4"> s H II Kumar? I ? ?e? l.i llr<H-kr?*?1 -? -f IM u Stepheus '.".??. ? ??I is Parker '.'II mat ?.-.? skm Hope 1.57 ??l*i H Timler 1.? ??*? ?l K??vni.l.l?i 1.? V:?.H \er.He?-ttvllle I ? ??V> t? l.a Fa..??tte 11* 10.03 m t nloin11!?- li* 10 14 n Nuom UM It'.'4 ? Taylor na li)?y? :.?. tv Orange I.t U.M l'<?DtHH'tl'?n? at Frvderirkaburg with K F. A P. U.K. an,) MHrvlauil. N-lanare and Virginia Kail ??jC'i. At ?iranicv with Moutlicrn K It .and kt'h*-M.|?eake A Ohio K K. %Tta?on?.T llneto the t hancell?>r??-|lle an.l Wll dercte<M Battletlelili?. KawH-ru standard Time Pallr except Sunday w. ii. bicbaiim. a?? fa . A FIINE Upright Piano FOR OINLY $179.00. Thin in?<trutn*iit ol r?-i?ut?l>!p make, in full i*ize, and we (?uarantet? It. This is a BIG BARGAIN. Chas. M. Stieff BatebMahad 1B i -'. 9W V. Uro??] St.. Riclinii)! ?1. Va Headquarters For Building Materials. 1 k?*^ a?- kltnie of ?North Carolins e.-'A V?ratela Ltuo! ?r, ?l.-eie-'i: s??' ? ?jdrf??.~?. SIt?; (?les?, LfttUe, ?i?h Doors, ,i(. , H'ImIs. Lhue. Caioent, ?a!.*':.-? PUfcUr, riHeteriiij' i'a'r BaUdlcg and Pariafc Hrlek. Tin and ?ti-co Ktx/iitig, Cat aad Wire? Nal! . al] al .?Ir K? -aily-.MIxed Faints p-iii Drj .Pal el, Liaaaad Oit Tarpantln?, Drya? ?<?.rn.?..i and Lew ?Vi? Wh re : Paint Hruthe? Of all '..':n?l8, Window ti .*.??* B^d Pntty, buil.te?a' IUr.' ran ??>f -\ii Kind?.. Tir KooJuir. She ! n. Piii*???- and ?tea. ?teen ar>re 6t?jck of t'fwer P1t>e and ?reCla- Pipe. I ; fiole. RrPORT OF THE CONDITION OF Th?. i'?iiiway.(i'ird.)ii A Gurn.-tt Nut tunal Bank, at Fr???l??rii'k?iliiirg. in the Stall of Virginia, at the cIixh? of bwfaMi Nov. 27, 1908: laNm Loan*and illeeoi.:its.|S*M.080 74 Uverilruiu. secured and unse? cured. 4 ?l? 88 ?. H. I'onds to secureclrculatlou 6ii,tn><> e?u Premiums on I'. s Bond?. 1.600 00 Hond?. securltlee.iic. I<M,901 .'??> Banking bouse, furniture, and tlxtim-. I.MS 0o Doe from National Banks mot R(WM? A((nui. H.821 B4 Dne Irum approved rtmrrve ngt* 89.908 Checks and other cash lu-mu. l.o'.io 80 Note? of ?therXutlonal Hanks... 1.140 OO Friu-tlonal paper currency, nick ?la and cent*. Ijtwful Mouey Reserve In Bank, vti: ?petle.?1?.180 00) Le?zal-t?nder not?i. 29.000 001 88.100 00 K???lempt1?in fund with 0. ? TnNwurer (5 percent of circu? lation?. 2,500 00 Total.#?07,14.? ??: LIJ.Bll.ITIt?. Capital stock paid to. fso.ooo 00 Horplu? fund. 6,000 00 t'ndlvMe?! proflU, les* expensM ?ad taxea paid. 4,787 ft4 National Bank noteHOutxtandlng 00,000 00 line to other National Bank*. .'. 00 Due to Mate Banks and Bankers M 7f? Indlrltlual ?lepoklu subject to ebf*k. ?MS^ai 11 Certified check??. 4?.<7l ?.'ashler's checks ouUtandlug . 8.034 50 Bills pn.vabl?' 80,000 M ToteJ.M07.141 W Htate of Virginia, City of FmlerlckuburK, ?hi I, A. Ban<lol|ih Howanl. cashier of the Above named bank, do solemnly ?wear that ?he above statement Is true to the best of mj knowledge and belief. A. KANDOI.rH ?OWARI1. Cashier. Jguhftcrlbed and sworn to before me this 3rd day of IieeeuiU'r, 190s. PAUL K4.B8TCN, Jli. Notary Publie. Commission ei]dree January 22, 1H10. t'oRBwrr?Att<?st: (?EO. W. ftflKPHEIUi. J?.. CHAKI.KS BBBNDON, P. V Ii IIINWAV, II! rectors. ! OFFICERS OF ORANGE HORSEMAN'S ASSOCIATION Tbe Orange Horceman'? A??oclatloD ha? fleeted the followlrfc offlcer? for 1909: Thomas Atklusc d, president; Qeo T. l?aisball, Wm. du Pout, J. F. Vander btfl, vl<*e pneldent??; I>r. L. 8. Rlcketts, secretary and treasurer; directors, Hon. Geo. 8 Bhackellord.W. C. Williams W. W. Sanford, 8r., Geo Z no, R D Hrowoln?. H. 0. Lyne, W. N Green, J bn T LVhtfoot. 8r. ALL DAY SERVICE The Bull Memorial Baptist church, ol Staltord county, will hold an all day ?ervlce on the second Suoday this month, which will be the twentieth (??Olli) anni? versary ol the church. Rev. Dr. T. 8. Dunaway, of Frederlcksburg. will preach the ?ermon aftiT the r.pjrt or history ot church shall have been read at 11 am Servio?? aleo at 2 p. m. All ara Invited to attend, A T. Lynn, Paator. RAIN A heavy rain commenced Sunday even? ing and continue during the night and Into Monday. The temperature ranged from 38 to ?14 and at one time hall fell It I? feared It will make the roads bad sod Interfere with Xmas trade to some extent. CURRENT COMMENTS Do yt>ur ?hopping early. Tootsies,Fluffy Mluts.Chorulate Kl-*?? and Nutlet*, the new and popular candy at 20c the pouud, at llrannau'?. Busy buying and strenuous wiling. Our prli"e? are eo very reasonable you'd be surprised how little money It will take If you do your Xma? shopping with the EL E. Norrls' j-welry ?t>re. Se? In? lr believing. Christina* I? near,.??? than three weeks away. Ladle?, you want to ?e*j I.oweryV handsome Itne ot Embroidered Linen? They make you beautiful gifts and ?ave you lot* of work. Miss Mary V. Eastt urn h ? ?* ?_-.<ie to Caroline to visit Mtssl.laOray lor several day*. When you want a beautifully Balsbad photograph and correct likeness of -el! ir '?.lilil?, the thoroughly equipped Fred irleksburg Davis Gallery I? prepai??i t? m?kelt. AU w?irk guar?ute**dt1r*t-t'lar.? In every rvapeet. Mr. Jame? B. Botta el Koanoke. ?pent Saturday here ft ?iiest of bl? father Mr. A. B. BottH. First call for Xinit*. tut we've been preparing f.?: It f.?r nuntlis. Ott* atocl ?if dlaiii m.1-?, watessa, |ew*lrr, tilwr ware, cut ?lap.?, imvi Ittenttud bric-a-brac SIC inplete. The H. E. N.irrit?' reliable ?tore. Mr? W. W. At?l.b.v.?.f Wa?hlagton,who ! ? t.? b.en visiting Mi ? Sailli? Magratb, h?ts relumed home. Jasttabsatocik at the wtedow dl? I play of beautiful Inttid ? >rlc In BatteS bur* BaodVrcbWf?, follara, (?oaths, Eta?rrstt?,*te Tttsae? me lastdeaad lm> or.s of oar leautifu1. hat*. Mr? D. E Smith A i ? Mrs Philip N. Stern, of ln.'.iiui.ipolls. arrive?! ht".? l'liu'-?irt.v ii?<tit und will *pe;id the X'lii,?* with the taastll of -her father, Mr. G. W. Mi.?p',.e:.l Mr BtStB Wl I coxae later. Jrjs! think of II' It w.'.ul.l r. .?iiir.? tour thousand and nine bundle?! box CON to e-trry the 70,0008tari I'l une? that are BOW In use b] BattsBed purclia*. rs !<i?\ a Star' ami JOB will be ?aM-ti-1 II. Wtv lay* Cun.er A C>>. Miss I.?iu!ft Faateoaer, who I? teaching ?n Bpotsyiraaitv ?vas h gaset ? f t;.? Mlsnes Clark Friday night. She was SB rust? to her home at 8hoadealilla, to ;??? id s lew daga Read C W Joaas's Frhlay bintSttur Jay id ia this h-s.ie. it mt-ans m lasj aaved. Mi?*?s SusleTodd sadEltraaor Hill drup. i f Sp.itsyl vault?, wer-hi tin? ?it. Saturday niiopp'ng Get ready lor Chrt-tuias. A great ft? sorttiit nt of Xutu? want-sure at C W. Jones' BOW. Messrt?. A B W heeler and LaoSMWd Brtiok?, of Andrews, w? re caller? ut tblt i trice Friday. Our millinery buj er, WBO 1? :i?>rt!i. BSBt u? a large Bt?sof saw bata ate This is agood eDai.evtouet yt u' Christina? hat. Tue T. X Brent Store, Mr W. W BaB, Of ct.i .?h; uv. ?>?? la the nty Saturday driving a pair of Ibsb Ing blick hors.-s. It.- reports pkw t> ot pork an?! cora bread lu bis :.- gbl or h ???i .Vu?,?, gift* far "He?" nt S S. K ,u' BMta's,ta* j?v?e!er. Locket and chain, ring, broach, Bttekptn, wat?eb,pwel '.rush ai.il comb, luu: :. ur? set, p ar ptn umbrella.c^.-rk. ?-ollar plaW, t':i';nt>'e. j.tir-e _n1 car?! cu-e?, Bad ft. rima- ?ilver noveltle? o* every description. Mr Jack Bernard, ??f Washington, ?p?ut 8un?1t?y here with his broMe', ilr. Wm. Bernard. Xma4- g'.ftw for ' him" ??t S. S U ? ' BBaa's, tt.ej-weler. Peart pin, ctrB bot. tou-?, signet ring, cha!?>, ebana, otaren I box, f '?. cigar eat*, to ?tn naefe i.n i p tii-?, p. .set kl if?, f<?uutuiu |?fi., Btubi > .in ? ' ????, btlaBBssB, eJOtBSB brush? - In? ?st, bill b .- s, collai and cuff I? i?*r, tl.-..*. tla h Iders, am king t* ;>i ami? other BSSfaj] ait!- ? to raesttOC, Mr- .'. Garnet? Flag's conditi l i? much impi ?v?.d She ?at up In l M'Lid ?y. Wt?ntt;_?You lo ?all luJ In-; hands >tne ui.ii moiJeruteiy prised stock Of Xma? jewelry, watches?, diamond*, silverware, sofeltlas, now on display at S. S. Ktu'man's, the j -w. 1? r. Dr. W. B. Gotilitck SOBltosSS to ln BffOVa it It? ?Ipe.-ttd he will be out at tin*.ins* within a wt-et. Kaufman, the ?e-vel r, as usual is bea'i quart?r? for Xma* ???vvilry. S > mttter t -r w bet NT ycu ??peud |l or |100 h glve-t the beet vulue for your m??ney. The attendance at Spotoylvanla ?'nurt Monday was exceedingly ?mall, owing to bud weather. Mr. Irvlug Me?*lck, of Irvlngton, was ai/uest of his sister, Mrs. A. P. H ?w??. Sunday. H-v. H H, Batb^r has been ipjit? h?-k for the past week an?l wo* unable t? hold serviee at hi* church or conduc* the annual memorial service* of the Elk* Munrlay. Col. Geo. P. Shackellord, of Orange, was here Saturday. Ann H-rultm, c?*l'?red, said tob." 110 year* old, ill? ?1 Saturday, near Brock road. Mis? Annie Davis, t?ach?rof 4th grade, public school?, l" quite *lck at her borne. Mr. W. H. Peden wo* lu Richmond Monday on buslne?? Ml?? Eleanor Howard, of Washington, who ha? been a gue*t of relatives and friend? here, returned home Monday. Mis* Emma Shannon ha? returnel home to ManosHa?, after a pleasant v|ptt of two weeks to Mrs. M. !.. Cnaeley and daughter*. Mr*. Ja*. A. Thompaon, of Richmond, I? a gueet of Mr? W. A. Bell. THE CHURCHES At the Methodist church Sundav mornlrii? Rev, W. L Dolly recelve?l 2~ person? Into the church os a result of the recent revival h? 1?! in that church. Services were held at St, George's Epltcopal church Sunday morulnn an? night. Rev. Dr. McBryde preached and administered the holy communion at the morning service. There were no service? at Trinity, due to the ?tckne** of Rev. H. 11. Barber. The usual service* were held In the other churches. WEDDING CARDS Mr. and Mr*. C. 0. McSword, cf Caro? line county, have Issued card* for the marriage of their daughter. Ml?* India Bell, to Mr. J. D. C. Gonldtn. The cere? mony will take place Thursday, Decem? ber 17th, 3 p. m., at Hopewell church, Gul' ey'B, Va APPOINTMENT Judge J. E. Mason has appointed Mr. Van ajBelllnge bridge commissioner for Stafford county to succeed the 1st? John M. Hull. CONGRESS CONVENES President's Message To Be Head Tuesday. ("?perlai t?i Tin? Free l.tuce I Washington, D. C.. Dee T? The Senate met at mum, but adjourn eil, after appointing a e-? munit tee to wait upon the President, out ? f re?pect to the memory ol .Senat.ir W, B. -Ullaou. The annual message ol the President will be read Tuesday, Instead ol today. The House tvljofjrued altter tin? new members were sworn In. President Roosevelt's message will probably con sume all ol Tu- ?-?lay s eetslon, CHAMP CLARK MINORITY LEADER iepraaratatlr? champ Clark, el Mis? souri, waaSatarday BtgktekoaraMtoor* Ity leii?ler ? I tl ?? Hops? of Rpr? ?esta* tlves Ht a chu,us ?>l 1 In' Iii'iniK-ratt?- uii-tii i? ?> ol tii tl body Mr. Clark'? ?tketloa was unanimous. His naine Wfts Mlgxestt'?] to the caucus t?v th?? retiring minority leader. Senator ? I ct John Sharp William*,of Missl-tsippl UesolutliiiiN Wate adopted thankliiM?, Mr VIIHaaaa for hie servl?e to the patty on tin' II ?or ol the? II nine Mr i'l.k'k ma !?? a:n xtendcdac-e|>tain-' ?[? ?-1-1?. ODD LOOKING COUPLE On Thek Way Har? A i-i?rresp.?tid,m ??f this paper was pa?riagTlader'? Tateday and lili at ?mi mi was ?railed to aaoatbooei <m the farm of Mr. J. F. Lunislen, In which he was t? ?1.1 there were two unw-iial n ?-upants Be kaoeked ob the door until a rotee from within eald. "I am not go? ing to it? t up, ai I am wurm, bntjon 'nil ?nine In " He Walked In an?! fuund a e/i saeja oa her baadeaadkneeec vend with rag", blankets and old el uli-s Nearket \. ?s a iio.ti, h?>r brother, eh? ?old,attempting to kindle a tir,?. II* ?rae an odd algal His hair was mutt ?d ami c? v red hi? faee aad bead. H .mn to ?hatter like a monkey The Aomati setid, "Doa't err, brotne?; tbi man will not hurt viii " Th?? ?OOpl? is ?I ?Im Bradford, aged ">?"?. and deaf, anil Mari Ann Junes, aityd 52, an?l a m -' hllnd. Sli" said Ihsj arara from m-ar Wiui'h.-f?-r. Frederick coanty, aad hai beca traveling ?in tlii? road lor four years They have a t-hlekencoop bouee, budt on two wheels,which h>* pulls andsh-j-iiih?'s ?v I ? h her hea?i. Examination 1 f h-r lumoet i-h iwed tlmt th? woman had wurn a hoi.? In It by peeking th?? >\ (0 1. They fr? ej'ie'itiy gi-t stu-k In tin- t:uii and ar.? helped pal l?y kind Marted passers The-y are i-nrout.? to ibis city and will probably arrive here next >veek Mrs l.utusden has Inteiest?? i the i.elirh bora la tkrir ?bekall ?and Ikef bar? l*en kindly treated. Tbejarean 0 ?l look tnir pair and will attract attention a li ?B tbey eoaee, MEMORIAL SERVICES Held By Elks and Pytbians Frederiekabnrg I. dga S i. 874, Elk?*, ? 14' s rv.i' , Elke' Bonn Bao !a. a? ,'i p m. r J c. 'l':i mpetoa de.i\-r d t be ad After ?erriet* ??t Ike H mi Ik? ?areked to tkaeeawtery wherewr? ? ?? w.re p| .id on f . at H ? bet? ? B ???'?. .-J s 1 ?i lot ??.-id 1 Brail*. A ?treat b was s?-nt to I ? '?i I?- laid on th- trn,\M of E W. Mlllsl and one to Pblladelpl ?.frit. ? ??? r?ol| Michael Loo? I ? ? Py thlans h?l I a memorial ? Sunday at .'I p. m at tkeir ball 00 Hah street, lhere was a lHr??' attend ace anda number nj ? t ? - - Pjrtkaaa ii?tert aera aleo pn ?at, K 1 W I. I?. il? ami B?T. J. H H-uderlite mad?' appro ?..J Ir.-sse?. CONGRESSMAN JONES Hit Filad Statemtnt of Campaiin Ciptntit Foots Up to (196 50, Congreeamen ?Vm A Joaee, "f th First District, Democrat, wh-i ?a a? . bo en 11 aocceed kitnaeti I : C ?agiee? In the N <\ ml ? r ?? .?-tli'ti, be.s fl!?d with the "Vcretar.. of the G inruonwe-alth his ?tatemrat of election rKpeneee, am? unt? il g ti a total ??I |196 50. ti'oru?' N. Wise, ids lllwili r -e-ful Repub Hcaa opponent, spent 91,010. LOST OVER $100 IN A MONTH Mr J. L. Carter, of Andrews. Bpotayl? vania. had a shot ta^ In bla bip poekel ?i'lturday. In which was f47. He went Into a saloon with three frim Is to take adrtak. When he reached back for his ?hot bag it WM ??m?? an 1 w It li ItfttM money. S-verai week* ago Mr. (!arter, whlie ?asleep in a watt'iii \urd here, was r-'lievfd ol about flit). Hi Is havii.?/ bad luck._ PRAYERS FOR "0RY" VICTORY IN LYNCHBURG A prayer meeting wai held In the Bap? tist church Saturday morning by the >V(>man's Auxiliary of th" Anti-Saloon league for the success of the "drys" In the local option ?-Ifctino, which i?? in l r ?itr?.?? In l.yi.i hbur< today. It was larn'-'y attended. h 48 INCH GOURD Mr. Stacy Child-, of Stafford, who drives one of Colbert's Ice wag'ins, ralied a gourd this season which measures 4H Inches. He got the seed from Council man H. B. Lane and then beat him out lu the sit? of gourds. FUNERAL The funeral of llttl?; Gladys L. Carner, the four year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. Wallace Carner, took place from the Methodist church Saturday at 10:'H) a m., conducted by Rev. W. L Dolly. Interment in the City (^eun-tery. fXPRESslO?ToF THANKS We h=?artl!y thank our many kind friends and neighbors for kindness and sympathy so generously accorded us during the illness and death of our little girl. Mr. and Mrs. H. Wallace Carner. DIVORCE GRANTED A. J. Wetijerburn, it, of Washington, has been granted a divorce on grounds of desertion from Helen Pollock Wedder burn, who was Mis? Helen Pollock, (for? merly of Stafford), of Washington,and Is now living with her mother,In that city. ACCEPTS CALL TO ESSEX Rev. Geo. Y. Bradley, pastor of White Stone and Island Baptist church?? In Lancaster for the past eleven year?, has tendered his resignation to accept pas? torate of Beale Memorial Embest?s and Howertou'? Baptist churches In Esuex county and will enter npon the work about Jan. 1st. The Conway, Gordon & Garnett ...NATIONAL BANK... FREDERICKSBURG, VA. Deposits Solicited. Negotiable Paper Discounted All eorreepondence promptly an. wer id in sealed envelopes. . Handsome lithographed check books presented to each customer. Merchants' business cards placed on thoir checks. m Bank Open J-rom 9 A. Al. to 4 t\ AL m ' LYNCHBURG DRY Citizens Vote to Abolish Traffic in Liquor DW MAJORITY 195 OUT OF 1,958 School Chillen Paad?d and ?tom?n Praytd on th* Stxaata. By a niBj irlty of 185 out of 1.958 vot-s, I ynebbsrgBatardaj aieeted toda avvH.r w-lth tin? li-.'ii-?-l liijuorsalo?s an?! unie?? a BOB test ?sVoStd intervene the thirty-four saloons, OB* w liulesal?? plac? and three beer a'elicits, will a?) ?lit ?.f business. The Anti-Saloon l-eague carried .-ver? ward Slid f? iur of t he ?even pr?-einet *. Th* three precinct? curried by th?? li?'??i BS i??l vocates ai(i*r?Katf.i only tWSBtj-tbrs* iinj ?rity. I'll.? rots was not as fall a* wa?ssstxtad, Hiuiie rotara eridestlj r. inalulug away from the pulls, ami som? are rSpOrted t . have paired off. 1 ? adl tlon to this, ra'lj 500 reeeatlr rssjutteri ?j v.iter? wen? cut out ol rOttBg liy a ?Iri'lslon ot tlie jmlbl. s v? hull i|? eW i tVSJ soeoadacl MwelMtios ssdsr tas Ward law, which Is, In the Supreme 1'iiiirti?! lippasla. beln?* attaeksd a* I ? Its? last! t ittonallty. Int.-n*. ?Acll-iti? n ? prevail.-?! thr.iigii out the day, thouith th.? fe Inn* was me bit t, and no personal ? n ??unters an r??p irted. Two humlretl ami lft* chtlilrcii I arad ?-?I th.? liii-iaess acettoae anil sunn probl bition Boaga, ?.?i 11 popslsr airs, aroaa ? se.-il.in pr.?ctiict-i Tin? ehUdrea wared white banner?, OoBfadsratS tl i?. an.) 'Oi?l Olor?" as they marched M s.?!!?" It >th sides mittut allied rSsTrlStfje brl ?ailes in ??ach of the wa?iis, and th? wosaes bade Baa roontoatsacB pr ciael to which Worker* on b ith si 1st v?. re In ?lttil. TbsserooflM arare satoasedfoi prayer, and a coaUnnous prajrer aerrla was belli at the Methodist church. Hallan hour t??f?ire th? pollarlosad Bsarij 8,000 m.n. ui.ineii ami ebUdrsB c iBSjrfCated around the Firemen's Mem arlal roeatalfl, at Ninth an 1 I hurcb Str-ets, ami watched Ib" il-mo!i-trati?.i ?if th- school chililr. n SAY THEY WILL FORCE STATE PSOHWTION Ata ?asBSBsstias; for mea in Urach bur? Sunday, mi ??r tin? aoeplcea ?.fib? local Aatltalo ?n l.-as-u-. Be* .1 m M. allster, seid *eeretarj,aad Di K il Ben? nett sii|s rli.t- nijeiit i I Iba \ Irgi I > Antl shIi'oh Lraafns, ostilasd the lnt?ntlon*ol the 1.? urne hs to Btats .v ?-le prohibition They pointed oat each clt? Is lo !"? p r nrtt.-'l to rots ob th? liqaor qae*>tfon, but If It;.hin ni. N ft ?Ik and ?"'her "?,?. ?t" plac? * do not rot? "dry, ' lb? n h S ataeaapalgfl will b brought OB ami lbs bank eoaatlMWill try |o fore* th? sal urns out PLAYED SET BACK, BUT GOT NO OPOSSUM Hiaara Carl Coi, Joba Pen* ?tnd I). 1' 8*WB*d Went !.. ' Tiiursday Bight fur an .. ?? ?--i:n hoiil I'd. | piH.rt.-ii for lb* boa ? ?.l Mr .'. \\ Pavas wl.sow*8tsBird ym - and uir - - . \\ .-hi gtoa ?I'?- In th? pi -'? u rol ?! ? aport it waa fon f ?r i iras, bal with otbera i ' h ?>?? > ? ?lib I hb ? an I h'ltils (li?? I,i:e? n p. s.i,:!, .?-i* 'ni :ii i ? V!i?-t p if ??!>?' p. -I,.,:u"?i tree, bur the fu- v\?< u !,i :h and lb* , BtottStMtd l,re.n? I.?*- au ilil.-k uml ?lee? being bo st ???i ?i ? 1.1 ??-1 ? i i the part .. t.? ?? >old mit !?? ri'iu bed Boi | c.itne do?vu, t: ? >-. IK fo it of tie- tree sod ar?*sod li gatb? red t, nitrr.? party who plejideel back midnight The o'posanra woald d ; be ?'oax-.l ?lowris.? bswasktl li hi- per 11 a-t ami (be p ?rty Hep ir it ?I. BEAUTIFUL WObK nocaerJs of Saht fur Charitable Obj ct. ? b- BSttfol .;??;. It- s.eft. t< ? trsj ami te ? ci.?til-, bedspreadt sa I nil? low oorsrs, daist/ eolia** belts, h ?mi k? r -hi? fs and trim mil g bc- ? - ?pil-ir.? ?l.-sUn and p r'ti-t Beedww irk made tiv t',ii;i?se tA,itn.[i. wbl l>e ?.If red the put? ie In the Bata* I f charity. Th-?e article?? will bs OS uhlbitl ,n un 1 "Bl" 8t the reside:.?- . I Mis fj, F. Crfc. inond oa Baaorsr Btseet Tiwailajr. Dec Stb, to Which lb* pllbli?' I* Itivlted" C 'Hie ?ud BSf, Whether > s wan I t?i I or not. Th?? stle will I?.? from .'I t?i 6p m Proceed for ?the Van Kirk Memorial Boniest Poo Chow, I bisa, where il?*ti tute Chinese ?rldowi a'.- lured for sadef Christisa isBsssMea The handiwork ??I th.*.- wobbbs mak" aeesptabl* Cbrtataiaa n?ft*._ ,?-,.._?, STEEPLECHASE AT RINK A big crowd witness.-.! the bafl ?alt? steeple? ha?'at the rtnk '?'rl.li.y t.l?_ht The entries were, Littleton Downey, Carl Wanner, tlrsham Melville. Sam Hurk? ami Jame-? aflddattoa, Tlie i . ssrastsg andexcltlntr. James Mlddl-ton won first prt*.? and Carl U a?n?r, 2 id. Jsdgse Mayor H Liwta Wallae?, Judg? a. x. Kmbrey and Dr. It J. Pa/as JUSTICE EASTBURi CALLED IN JUSTICE BRICCS OF STAFFORD Mr Justice B Frauk Mtstbnrn, of the OourtUnd District court of S,nt*jl vanlaciunty, aid Aasoeiste Justl??? An drew Br<K?/N, of HoTtWOod District a Brl of Stafford county, betd curt In this city on S'lturday. Tlie only case trie?l wa Perry v. H .bl; s in, unlawful detainer Judgment was rendered in behalf of the plaintiff and th.? defendant ordered to vacate within lU day?. Mr. Frederick W. Coleman represented IVriy. DIED SUDDENLY Mrs Nellie DiwnB-Knlght, of Alexan? dria 88 years old, wife ot Mr. Julkn Knlutht, a promlnet contractor of that city, waa found dead In her hotie on December .ird. B?*ldes her husband she Is survived by bar father, Mr. J>;tne? |)ow?is, who resides with her; a sister, Mr*. Bolrort Benu?tt, of waahlaartoa, and three chlldrsn. The d?e?ased assa BsO*t aetlsasbl? lady ard with her family leav.s a large circle uf friends to mourn their loss r*he wo* a niece of the late Mr. Wir. F. Djwn?, of this city. REV. IVAN M. CREEN WEDS Ksv. Ivan M. Green, minister In charge of the Episcopal church at Shenaudoah, and Ml*? Kate Markley ol Alexandria, were married In St. Paul'* church at that place on the 18th. Rev. I'. P. Phil? lips, rector ol the church, an?l H-v. Robt. A. Qrelsser, of Buffalo, N. Y , performed the ceremony. Bbenandouh wishes tbem llfelonat health and happiness?Shenan doah Tribune. SIX DAY BIKE RACE IN Gl First Day of International Contest I Mad sen Square Garden. Ni w York. Dae. t.?The six day b cycle race, formerly one of the prom m-nt eregti in the ???oriing year an still of much Interest to the "licycl (lends." is again being ridden in Madl son Square Garden. As usual, th? race ha? called tog??th?*r In the ?n-a amphitheater a crowd of eatkoalaate ?nd the well known ?cenes of mthu slaam are enacted every time one o the favorites attempt? to gain a lap aj bis competitors. America, France, Italy, 0?rmany an?. Holland are repr?sente'?! In the race Among the favorites Is the German Holland team, Walter Butt and Johar Stul. winner? of laut year's grind. Th? opinion Is freely expressed that ?tkej will repeat the performance. The oth, i foreign ride?? aa well as the Yankee haTe plenty of supporters, however and the race 1? considered by Impar tial Jmlges one of the most open of re cent years. Nearly everybody know? DeWltt's Little Early Risers are the beet pill? made. They are ?mall, pleaeant, sure Little Liver PHI?. Bold by Ooolrtck'? Modern Pharmacy. i PRESIDENT NAILS i CANAL YARNS "Lies" About Graft Denounced By Mr. Roosevelt. GALLS THE CHARGES ABSURD Recent? Story About His Brother in Law, and Declare? Mr. Robinson Did Not Have the 8lighte?t Connection With Panama Mattera?S..y? There Was No Aenerican Syndicate That Received ? "Make off of Price Paid For It?More Falsehoods Concern? ing Oil Company's Cha-'.er. Hot Springs, Va, Dec 7 in a I? ttei to William i> Rmlka of Richmond, Iml .mail?- public h> re, Pre Id? ni B 10 a ?ell deaoBBcei the ladlaaapolla News ami lis ?editor, Delaraa Smith, as clr ciilators of falsehood? coacernlag ib?> lOTernmeat'i porckaae ??i Ike Panama ? .niiii /.m?' Mr Foelke bad called Mr v? ii i ;iti ?iiilnn hi editorial? print'-! In tin' Newa, which alleged that tb? i; n ernmenl "h?t>iighl from American ?iii zuiH property that coat theae cttlieas (u,i. ii2.ooo.ooo." The New? ?aid thai iln? preetdent'i brother-ift-laa n. aad Preeldeal elec Taft's brother, Char!? IV Taft, wcrn Im ?Ire i la th?- scandal " in bis reply to Mr Foulk? the preel? ii us \ii. Smith ly I new that *ii the atatomenta b? re false, uni Inasmncb as the ? ? i in? tali!i> will not affect i ? i am i , ? v? in result from i : ?? prei Ident s i ?wer? ib? i h arg? i b ? sua - im r??p ulable pi raons *>?> u t?? h Here Ibem ? Ol i i '<H: ?' -::l I I on record and op< n in ike Inspection "f anj proper person ? i bj ' : b in made i"r them Then be ling tbe Nee - qii? rj V. !:.p ?"1 ? b? in ' on ih-.i anj \ m !.|T?ed fruni the Fn n? h government a take off I tu in- discussed, II la sa ahomlnebU ? I ami ii is a aland r n i ?m govei nment, but ? tii- iv !?? h governn Newa coQtli ng that 'The prealdent'a brother-lo-laa I In ? i ' Involved li lal D Is van Sat ?? ; ? ' ral ehood II I al brother In Is <>I ?l-J r did Cha P I if! Tb i ' N? ? ? M n ni"?n ber ?if i ertalnly v?.;is un ?yndi? nt? In the United States m\ knowledge had an in??? with tbe government, dir ?? and Inasmuch ?is th? do ?yndicste, Mr 'i'.irt naturally rould to It." - t'i h'V nl of la.?? u lin/; a New Toi mi ? n the pn il '?? ? t foi ? HI i im pany in ? t ? Mr In cl need by ? ? a ? ? a hieb tribute to I ? public. ejpon him I be will k?) ekead an i <'?? bl ? w? rb In ??en that t will ?n?- ?nit ?and t!'< falsehoods be for got tea WROTE PRESIDENT;LOST JOB Official of Traiiimen'? Union Ajked About Taft's Stand. Blngbamton, N Y Dei 7. '?? be wrote ? k itar to President B ? reit. Patrick H (?race lost his oficial position iu Parlor Cil f lodge, B bood ?if Railroad Train' T I'. Walker to a?*****ceed Mr. ts filian? lar "i i a lo Ig Mr Qrm e bad b?aen ? let te i to tbal ofi?ee annually without oppoeitioo foi years. Mr. Qraca ?rot? bla letl? i about Mr. Taft's stand on lab r on I i? ? the Brotb? rhoa l pf Rallr n l Trainmen, and la it he um?' i ? "what we, an- ansio Tin lodge meml be bad n?? riebt to use the word "we" In such a connection. One Deed, Two Hurt, In Auto Wreck. UurllnKtein. Vt.. De . 7. 1 the overturning of a ?pcciling automo? bile, Archibald .1 'i ark? aged I rty live- reara, of this city, was killed aad bis two companions. Albert T. II ?nder? son. owner of the machine, ami K >' ?:t J. Ross, both Of Bttrltpftoa, aera dan? gerously Injured. Red Cross to Re-?lect Taft Washington, Dec? f.??The fourth an? nual meeting of the American Na? tional Reel Cross will be held In this ?ity Toeedar, and President-elect Wil? liam H. Taft will bo re-elsrted to the prw lde?acy of the society, which he hat hehl ?inca February. 1905. AT THE_COLLEGE A mus??'?! recital wa? given at the Col? lege Hall Friday night under leadership ol Pro!. F. A. Franklin, musical dlrec tor. A good audience listened to tbe creditable singing and playing ol the pu? pils who showed marked Improvement. Tbe program follows: "Under tbe Linden?,'' piano duet? Misses Kraut-?-?? and Anna Hurrell. "Woodland Yolce?."piano?Miss Mary drittln. "Melody ol Love," plano?Miss Helen Timberlake. "Wishes," vocal?Mis? Rose Timber? lake. "Valse In E Fiat," piano?Miss Agnes O'Donneli. "Mazurka Caprice," piano?Miss Lucile Cart-r. "Swallows," vocal?Miss Rena Owen?. "Cascade," plano?Miss Kathleen Per rj. ' March de Nuit," plane?Miss Laura Mac Bowman. "Nightingale Song," vocal?Ml?? Susie Whitehonne. "Maiden's Blush Wall?, ' plan..?Mise Ida Burruss "Tarantelle,"plano? MIsaLellaSanford "Le Pirate," violin?Mis? Annie Fulton "Memories." piano ? Mlsj Qertrade Ford. "Val?e de Concert," plano?Mis? Alma (?onldman. "Clover," vocal quartette ? Miase? Nlnde, Butler and Batrd. MRS. F. F. PORTER DEAD Mr?. Mary France? Porter, widow of the late E. F. Porter, died at her bom?, near Montross, Nov. 25, aged ill. Before her marriage she wa? a resident of King (ieorge county, a daughter of James Porter ol that connty. She la survived bv three daughters and two ??jd?, Mr?. E C. Harrington and Mrs. C. Conway Baker, Miss Leila M, Porter and L. R. Porter, of Montross, C. E. Porter, ol Baltimore. MANY A TAILOR ?- ver li'uvi'-i the four srAlls ni } i i -4 hlioji How C 111 SIK'll Q dull-eyed plodder lend dash and distinction to cloth n? We get <?iir garments from the foremost draifp era in Un? country, "ALCO 8Y?S TEM CI OTHES" makers. Result?clothes <>? freshest rogue and metropolitan perfection of finish. Pall Suite $12 to $26, Fall Topcoats, $10 to $27 50. "ALCO" CLOTHIERS WHEREVER YOL' ARE. l?jr nie by Larkin and Ki^rptTH, Ffedericksburg,Vat HELD SERVICES FOR WORKMEN Church Council Heid Noteworthy Meeting in Fhi!ad3lphia. OVER 2000 MEN ATTENDED Th? Fu!l Werr.bers'iip of Twentyfour Trade? Union? Wsrc Thar??Pre?id ed Over By Denni? Hayes, Vice Pres? ident of the American Federation of Labor, Who Praised Resolution? Adopted By the Council ? R?v.Charle? Malais Ait? spoke. Philadelphia, Dm 7. Meetiags for ?rorkfngmen, ?tudenta an,! youi ?if the ra , il organisation? la the chui h i wei ? beld hete Sunday und? r tin- auspie ? ? of the Count il ?il th? Churcbe? ?if C America The wot held in the Lyric f ol Its hind ever held In tbe country au?i the larg? ?.-si In th?- history ol the city More tban 200?j men, moel ol them nemb r?j o? trade organizations tad including the full Biesabershlp of ttrenly-fom stteaded the ranting, which whs presided orar by ! fifth rica president of the Am St loa ?if Labor. Mr. Haye* u?e?j a? his text in talk Iiik I?) hi* tallow workman th? of 'Th?; Church and Home Industry." on whl?h a Strong n ?an by ths redi ral Coun II at Iti ? er said that th? meeting was the its kind ha bad ever atti p that ,i mi epocb in Hi?- bistory of the church ami organised (aboi Th?- r?solu labeir adupfi-el l>y ths Ft . the? ?pc-ake-r said, was ?ucb as t?> make him almoat conclude li e\ auiiio labor commlttaa Uad laboring m? n in-?ii tuiei a year at??) Uta) resolution ha?i bean adopted b] mlttee ?if mlaletera, the ipi a : ha doubted whsthar they would bare bellersd it n?* coadudad bj laying that h?- was ?ia?i the church s Inn: up to the Besada ?if the.bl irlng Ben. ?t.o In turn should sl??iw their appreciation by h?*oding the church in flupnci? in ih. ir labor organisations Hi? ndiii'ii that the majority ?>f traele pnionlsti ware church members. K.'.. Charlea Btelsle, lupertntendent of the departaaenl of church ami labor et th< Pruabyterlan ? bun b, and bishop F. it rleadrlx, the newlj dent ?if tii?? Federal Council, a principal speakers. Rot, Btelsle said that tin- first moTemenl for ?rorld re? form ?as toward rallgjoui democracy, the n?-xt toward polltbal democracy and the pr?sent morement tovrard In dustrlal democracy "Some day," ho said, "war will caaaa, but It will not because of peace? eonfercue-es. but wh?-ii organized workmen declaro they will no l?>ng?!r shoot ?lown their fellow worker* In order to satisfy the avarice of their nil? The laboring mon. ho said, cannot ask the church to commit Itself t?> the various plans f??r his betterment, be cauae theee plans aro only s the progress toward Industriel ?l? mnr racy. He declared that fifty yean from now people will luck I; ? laugh al the ?things advocated In be? halt of labor at the last convention of th?? American I' derattoi of Labor. He concluded by saying that It wa? not the ?tiny of ths church to ado] I an U m. bul to uplift the Ir. tuae the re must b-- the Ideal man before there can by th?? Ideal ayatem. The adoption of the r by th-- Paierai Id? i. di i n t no an that Ibe church bad suddenly been ronvert? ral Um ths ? hm ?h as a b?l> had opportunity to express it!>i if m theaa matten. Drowned In Four Inch;* of Water. Bwood, t> I.. Dee. 1 ' ting on a beach where ! it while she ?/as ; the two-year old child of M ? san slipped ?im! fell backwari inn Its head <>n a tub. whir)?, wa Ing clop.? by. Wli'-n ' B ed from BBBglBg rtottfe* In th she was horriBSd to is i the child leai bsstds the tab, whli "n coats o four lachas of wat r. Charged With Killing r,:n-?n-Law. Elkins. W. Vn , ] " Cnbevly Is In th fall ;ii B chsrged with Un law adsaa C Wl a, -it Whltraer. Tin ?hoi ting foil ir el b rtwi ? White and Us Wll left her haabsad aad gone to : - me. The 1 ?? there. Wh? n Whi ? ? ' .. the soasa, Mrs. ("ober!}', it la altegod ?hot him. Killed Returning From Sun-jay Schorl Plttshurg. Dee. 7. ? Albert fifteen years old. was hsStantlf kill and her i lnymate. Flsi? IWSlre years, v.as pslaful!) i a Pennsylvania r.-Broad train BS i Turtle Cre? k, a suburb. The gtrls wen walking home from Sunday I rho ' slong the track, and In getting out o the way of one train stopped In front of another_mmm DENTAL NOTICE Dr. J- hi. High**, of Fred*rick*ijnrg, ' Va , will be at Bowling Oreen, V?., (Lawn i Hotel) court day, Dec. 14th, and wveral ! day* thereafter to do all classes of dental . work. Town and country patronage ! solicited. 8d8 Chancellor Makes The Price Spring Farming 19 Auk Hear? Win- Fstttdag, fr??m 20 to G8 Inches high; Barbed Mini -iprlng Tooth Harrows, The Host Manure Spreader?, The' POWSTJ Saw Mill-, Farmer?' Fr?en?! Corn Drill*, with and with prov?*?! ('reun? Hsparators, all size?; Iluriil and Horse and Kldln Baggies, am I other V. hielen, Tar Koo?ng Paper and Caps, Oliv.. . . , I Inn-is, Chain?, Well Buckets, Mpaiies, Hoes, and other farming Implements bought for cash la lam <jiiitiitit!.)H?.ndi>ff.'redut the very lowest cash price. REMEMHEU THE NAME AND P_JkCaV-> r?or Disc Drillt, Dnf Jnes, 9 to 90 HoffVB ments; the Most LbV Farm Wagons, Carrta^sa, Plows, Farmers' Friend Plows? M. S. Chancellor FARMERS' SUPPLY STORE, Commerce Street. Petticoat Bargains Just 12, all pure silk taffeta skirts, value $5, special price, $3.98. PURS! Big lot of FURS just received Bought late at very low priceji GET THEM CHEAP. 1 Ladies' Collar! Never have we shown such a beautiful lot and splendid assoi c w. JONE The Cake Baking Probl :: Dowa tbedifficulty of bakingcakea properly, sod they siso know If the mater used i* the best, thai with proper car? in baking, tin? very heal raxastts an? attained. OUR SEEDED RAISINS.-.i-t!. . large, moisi sad sweetest we ever had. Pries the pound.frxLM *\jg OUR CLEANED CURRANTS ire the clcoaest, best washed :in?l u. ?1 ?elected we ever hod. Price the pound.?JT^^ r OUR PRESERVED CITRON i* th< I irest sad Btoai textder we rrsr had Price th* p?.iin?l. OUR shelled ALMONOS aw the largest and sweetest we ever bad. Price tt?poaad. (ii.n_ -".i I.?? -?n PtBsl, th* pooad. Waahl "n Crosby'* "Qold M.-bil ' Hour. Trie- the m.? ?? 1-" ? arrsl price ?p.? iul. burn-Crosby's ,'8uptrrlat'Te" Floor. Price the sack We. Partvl price apet-ial.^ ??iir Price the8 pound packsge. Burnett'* I'luv.ii ing Extra? Is, tbe b? at on aartb, any Baror I'r. ??? the boith. ni |; SEW '?i nil?* a r?- bow in. 80 <?r-l??r eiiily. do it t? .?lay. an?! tew -mb? i il pay? to buy the best." i '>\f< i.i! prices ??n larga ord? rs." W. L. BRANNA.,,_f* RUBBERiilDE !! The Best Rubber Boot in the World. Warranted To Outwear Any Two Pair Of Ordinary Rubber Boots. Leather inner and outer soles. Can be half soled as easily and as cheap as a leather boot. Prevents perspiration and is the most health? ful rubber boot that can be worn. J. W. THOMAS, %,?" Exclusive Handler. To All It May Concern This in kha h??i.rt of the season for winter shopping and the best jroods for the leimt prftoei is what you and your neighbors are looking feir. I cannot read your mind, but am contMent I have in my stock just what you want at the price you want to pay for it. Come in and try me. I have the new styles In Ladleg' Misses' and Children's Coats and Furs at all Prices. I have a large and new stock of Skirts and Shirtwaists. I have the? largent and beg?* ekotk Wool Draal 'iooels in the city at 25c totl-OO. I have a large assortment Knit (roods, Shawls, Hoods. Fascinators, Toijui-s, l'nelerskirts, Underwear. I have everything in Table Linen, White S[>ri?n?is, Lace Curtains, Blankets, Comfortables,, I have all the small thing? you need for I'hristmas. Laundry Bags, Pillow Topa, Pillow Covers, Aprons, Table Covers and Scarfs. I have what you need when out of ?ioors. Lap Hubes, Raincoats, Gloves, Umbrellas. I ha?*>a Trunk Department and can ml your wants in this line. Trunks $1.00 to $15.00. Suit Cases 11 to $10. I have Men's and Hoy's Over? coats, Oil Coats, Hubber Coats, Leather Coat*, Duck Lined Coats. I have Men's Pants, Men's Over? alls, Boys' Long Pants, Boys' Kne< Pants and Overalls. I bave Men's and Boys' Under? wear, Drees Shirts, Work Shirts, Sweaters. Neckwear, Suspenders. Gloves, Etc. I have? a well MMrtad lot Heavy Cashmeres for Me-ns'and Boys' Pants M 361- to 50c per yard. I have everything In Staple Dry Goods, Notion* and Men's Goods. I have polite and accommodating clerks who give you full value for your money. My constant aim is to maintain th? established reputation of my boots for good goods and low prices. 998 Main street. Annex 202 Commerce street. Phone 80. A. H. WALLACE, Frederickaburg. Va. "HIESHS" Suits, Cloaks, Skirts and Waists are the BEST In town, which has been proven by the large sales, which also signify that their PRICES are the LOWEST Long Coat Suits from $12.50 to $?'.??. Some Suits left from last season, worth f 12 50 to $25, to be sold at f 5 and f 10. HATS for ladles, mis?es and children from 50c and up. Blankets, Outing, Flannels, ?.?uilta at the cheapest prices in years. Good yard-wide Brown Cotton, 5c. Gloves, Belts, Ruching and Collars. Call and we can convince you that we are showing the Best Goods for the Least Money Isaac Hirsh & Son. If you want to be prosperous buy ymir Shoes and Hats from ns?the most progress? ive ani^in-to-date ?tore ia l-ViMlHriaSBurg. Our good? are made direct to our sp?cial or der from the be?t nianufa/t urers, suvingyou tern jobbers' profit. The best good? at price? which cannot be equal? "1 Our reputation and ex? perieoee back of every pair. Not?- tli?w?i prie*?, then come to to tlie? store and *** how much we ernte yu. Ladies's goodouaj* ity Kid Skin ii?uch er Lace Shoes. Ladies' genuine Kan-f pa garoo Hinchera Drex- I ]M| el Tips. ltVXJ Men's Royal 0 Lace Shoes, a solid. .. Men's Mule Skin r\ /?)? IMow Shoe, the best / /K onearth.MelatV Men's genuine French Kid, Hand 1'egged Boots, the regular price is $5, but we secured the i aa entire lot. We will A I sell them the pair... ^?vv Good Shoes in all grades for Boys and Girls, The Kind That Wear," $2 60 to 11.60. Complete line of warm sho-es for cold feet. W.U. BR?LLE SCO. 921 Main Street Frederickaburg's Most Progresaire Shoe and Hat House. WH1TNER & SACREY Undertakers and Embalmcri No. 719 Main St., Freder icksburg, Va. 'Phone 98, Across from Exchange Hotel and next to Western Union ? office. Telegraph aad tel? ' phone orders reoeiye ?attention. Open night.