Mr. N.M. HcOranui. of gtaH..r.1 ? H .
waa In tb* x-lty Monday.
Kaufman, tb? ?.wafer, t ? ?? rb*a.
Major T. P. Walla,-?- ha* return-.!
mama a tri|. to Wiu?t?>u
Kaufman, ta* >.w???r. lor watcbM.
Mr. Kalpb Ixerd. ?I Util? ?'all*. Slat
fur*. <'o , waa In Waeblngton Monda;.
h. animar, tba jeweler, buy? uli] (fold.
Mr. aad Mr* l-ax-ld A Shepl?-<1 ?I
H*wao**, T*dd., asm \ iwitti ?c vi. u .. w
Hb.pb.rd and family.
Kaufman, tbe ?*w?l*r, buy* old .1 ?-?.
Mr, It S Knox and daughter, of Mu.1
l*on H arrack?, N*w York State, m?m
Kuxwt* ot Mr*. H H. Wallace
HaT* your old family ?'Ivor replat??!.
Kaufman, tb* jeweler, doe? muh.
Mimara U il Willi?, Sr , W ri ? l,..l.y
and Aiei Pur?ll w?ot t > Richmond
Tueeday t?. h??*r argument la liH-al op?
tion coot.*t ca>? Tb? ca*?, butmr,
?M postpone 1
Tootat**. Fluffy MlnU.CI.oco.at? KWs
and Nutlets, tb* oaw and popular rand/
at 2ire tb? pound, at Rrannan'a.
Mr and Mr?. II vs. Fox wbo bar*
beeo guest? of Capt T M.-I'racken left
Moiitlay lor their bonie In Buffalo, N T.
W? are representing tb? largeat inami
facturer >,| ecbool lurottar? In lb. ?'m
Tb? kind ?if furoltur? all aha best ?cbool?
*?? Quality- and prie? guaranteed H
W *'lace larner Co.
Mr. F L. W. Unxen Wit f.ir a trip lo
New York Tuesday.
A *al*of uuuaual lnt*re*t for on? waak,
beginning Tuesday. Feb. 16 tu Tueaday
*l?lht. Frb. '?IS. of uiuilln underwear.
foulard and rajah ?Ilk? G, W. Jone*.
Mr. K. A. (IruTN, of Brook*, waa ber*
l?adte?' und*rau*ltn*. foulard and ra
jab ?Ilk? on *al? for on* weak from Turn
day. F.I. l?l to Tuesday ulght, Feh M
(' W Jon?-*
Mr* A V. Bow?. Sr . ha? returned
from m ?Wit of eeveral ?Ttki to rvlallv,?
In Alexandria and Washington.
Juat received a larg* line of new ?liver
and carving eel?, auperlor ?jualtty and
n*w pattern*, Inspect tbla Una before
buying W* ran ?are you money The
H K Niirrl? leading jewelry ?tor?
Mr Wallace Bourne, ,,f Pot?me,,-City,
waa ber* Tueeday
juat take a look at tb* window die
play of b*autlful hand work In Battes
b?rg H an de re bief?. Collar?, l'oiiili?,
Barr,it-,?-tc Then come Bielde an 1 buy
mam t?t ma? beautiful hau. Mr* I> K
Hiiilth A Co
Big bargain? In fine ?ult?. ?Ilk rain
ro .'? a- '1 -?Ut- Stxll.b ?ul'e.at f.". 00,
$7 5-1 ?'.' TB mod |1?LM Beautiful -i k
rain r?.?t?. only a few left, at $'.? 75.
Winter cloak? at unheard of prices, from
$1 00 to |7 on $7 M now get? tbat
?lo H kind The T N Brant Store
Pay your poll tax?e before May *.th. If
you w!?b to vote In tb? primary and th?
general ?lection thl? year.
For a wedding prment we believe you
will agrxv with u* that aha 11 F. Norn?.
Jewelry ?tore i? the place to l.ii.v it If
your fancy turn? to ?ilx-??rwar..,ciit glnee.
art china, 8ne clock? or jewelry of any
description, we can fi;rm?li it ni sha low
Wb*n you want a baantlfully tln'.?h?d
photograph and correct liken?** of a*tf
or family, the thoroughly equipped Fred
?rtckaburg Bart* Gallery I? preparad to
make It. All work guaran t????d tlr?t-clae?
ta ?x ?ry rsspsct.
A good watch la a good Investment.
W? think ?o, and It I* our reason for ?wil?
ing only good new ?taodard watcbe?
From tba 7 jswsl Klgfn. we ran give y ,,o
any standard make to a 'J.'l jewel. Com?
pare our prices before buy tng. Tb? reli?
able B. E. Norria j ?welry store
Mr. 1rs H. Bullock and wife, of Lynch
l.urg.wbo bar? been flatting the former'*
Cirent? near Beraa, Slaflord Co., left
Or*day for Washington, where they
will b? guest* of friend? till attar tb? In?
auguration Mr. Bullock, who ta a mem?
ber ol tb? l.ynchburg Horn* Guard. Co.
K. F.rat R?glaient. Virginia Infantry, ?x
pect? to j ,ln hi? coin i any and partlr'
pal? lu th? parad?.
Large Yorkshire pig* from registered
aad prit* ?took. S week? old $5 each.
Speclallr fine .peel men boar 11 week?
old, |7 5(1. from Klcbmon?! prix? ?took.
Mar'ldl, Iw M nun.field Hall Farm
M* ?u tttMgttef t? Pas* WwtMMs Oacfc M
B. A McCray, who ?wludled a number
of Pr*d*rick*barg*r* a law day* ago by
pa??lng bogu? check? aad got away be?
fore th* fraud waa detected, was arres te.l
In Baltimore Tuesday evening. He at?
tempted to get a check tor 9-'o. drawn
on Farmer* and Merchant* State Bank,
ot Frederickaburg. cashed by a party In
a ?aloon. When It developed, after In?
quiry, tbat Md ray bad no tond* In tb*
bank, be waa arrt-ated.
When taken to tb* police ?talion Mc
Cray denied the charge and demanded
either a phy?telanore?me beer,declaring
that be wa? ?uttering from heart trouble
Check and bank booka on tba Fred?
erickaburg bank were found on blm
Bait tb? check* were out, no mark* being
left on tb? (tab*.
MH'ray I* about '25 year* old.
It I? ?ipeeled that b* will be brought
bar? for trial.
FUNERAL OF Ml. E. B. HUDSON
Mr. Kdward B flud*on died of heart
dlaeaae, aged lit year*, November C,
1H08, at tarifa, Philippin? Maud? H*
wa* In tb* united State* Navy He
wa* a ?on of Mr. C L Bud?on, of Fred
erU keburg, and tb? body wa? brought
orar to San Francisco by water and
thanes by rail ber?, arriving Tuesday.
Funeral will be held at National Ceme?
tery Thursday afternoon at 3 o'clock,
conducted by B*T. B. B. Barber.
OATES FOI HUNTS
Following ara tba Hx ture* of the Tom?
ahawk Bunt Club, of Orange, lor March:
Friday, .">, I?ewl* Bouton'* Oat?, 4pm;
Wednesday, 10, Narrow Gang*Crossing,
4 p. m ; Monday. 15, Berkley'? Trestle.
4 p. m ; Friday, 111, Orange to Rapldan,
3:3i>Tj. m ; Friday, 26, kennel?, 4pm;
W*dn**day. 8, Orange. 4 p. m
?CRC TW HASSCY
REPLIES TO "VOTER"
Poet Oak. SpoteyIvaiils< > . Va . Mar |
To Tbs Free I jtno
la your psper ot Keb. ''7 appear? an
arlit-U ?l||iied "Voter.'' a?..| I feel It my
dsty t?> rt-pl) to ?aid ?naiiiiiiiil? ?tlou be
l'.OM of the fa? ! It ?wem. tu l?e s direct
attack and an spaa iu?ult to tlie eutlre
committee, of which committee 1 am sec
It stated that at least four of tbe com
mltteemen did not ?tan tbe article Is
<| nesttouss published In ?our laeueof Feb.
J.'.lb. under tbe caption of "To the l?em
<K-raU of Frederk'keburg sn?I Spotsyl
vaula Co.," namely: lap. T W Hew,
Meters. M H Ko we. Wesley Hudson
? ni Kuajei.- Kall.y. aud that the author
of tbe said i-ommlttee article lia.I ?reared
th. signatures of four other geotleineu.
namely: Messr?. H I. I'rlt.be?, t* K
Ki'iidlK, W A Yi'uun aii-l J W llogaus.
Jr. who are believed not In be member?
of tbe ??>?nimll tee, to alaria ?aid rummuJ
rstlou so a? to appear that tbe roinmlt
tee bad acted a? a whole. In an?wer
tttassto would ?ay that I am reliably In
fnniiwl that said article was never pr??
aetited to Dr Dew nor Mr. It)?, for
their signatures, and I d*?trv further to
say that tbe allegation that Meter?
Hatley aril Hutlaoti b?lons t?i tbe county
committee I? untrue, aud only made for
tbe purpoee of deceiving the public In
general, because neither ol these ?jasas*
men have b?em on tbe committee ilnce I
bave been connected with It.
Mesar?. Prltcbett aod Hofraoa were
membere at tbe time I was elected secre?
tary, and Mesare. Kendlg and Young
wer? duly elected to till a vacancy In ths
committee caused by tbe ?lection of Mr.
l'olsman aa chairman and myself a? aec
retary. both Mr. t'-oleman and myself be?
ing at that time member? of the commit?
1 wl?h al?u to ?ay thst tbe charge that
tb? autl or of tbe committee article had
procured tbe ?tgoature? nf four other
(Tantiemen believed not to be committee
men Ins the purpose ?1 trying t ? rover
up the fart tbat asid publication was
not the voli-e of the entire committee I?
an absolute mlsstatement of fart?, be
.-su?? tb. ir.'iitleuieii uielilloned. usmel) :
MwMS'e S I. Prltcbett. R R k-ii.llg W.
A Young and J W Ilogan?. Jr, are all
member? of our county Democratic com?
I cannot believe but that ibe author
?.f tbe article ?Igned ' \ oter" had no ??>
gard lor fart?, desiring simply to decelvs.
ml?repr?-eent snd mislead the peopl. of
tlie ill.trl.-t nor do I believe that "Voter''
voi ?ad tlie senilmente of the good people
of Frederlckeburg as be appears to be
only a two by four ward politician,tight
tng under a fictitious name and
For the good of the I?vmn>-ratlr party
I want to ?uggi'st tbat all further new?
p'iper ?asas* iva??-, a? wil'tiig doe? nit
?et i le tb? mstter.for tbe law of tbe party
pre?, tIIm-? that tbe vole? of tbe peope
?ball rule In it legally railed primary
I'lttsSB and now If Mr <?.>..Irlck want?
t -ili.iegard hi? pledges not to staixl
lor re-election anil also wishes to violate
th? Immemorial party custom of first tbe
city'? right to name the delegate for two
t. rm? and then the county ? right to do
It'.ewla? I t htm com?. In I he prlma-y aud
I?, governed accordingly.
J. Wallace Ma?';, Secretary
FROM COL. A. M. BOWMAN
(apt M. H Howe wrote a letter to his
friend. Col A M liowmsD. <f Basra?,
tul Bowman Is chairman ol tbs Finance
l'.immltt?-?' ot tbe laet Houas of Dele?
gate?. He Is an old member ?f tb? I?*g
taiature. tapt Howe's letter waa en?
tirely on buslms?. In It be made no
referen?-? whatever to Mr. C. O'l'onor
lionlricL (apt Hiiv?.-, a? 1? well known,
has I? -.i s member of tbe Leglalatur?
himself. He know? what great value
.lioulil be put on what such a well In?
formed man as t'.il Bowman ?ay?
Tb? following i? a ropy of tbe letter In
Hal.in. Vs.. Keb H, 11*01*.
t'apt. M. B. Row?.
I ?sir old Friend - 1 would end o re any?
body you would recommend and It give?
me pleasure to comply with your re?
Why ilnu t you come over aud ess in?-''
Hope my Irienda, l.'sls and Spann, are
Hu.lnese In Jersey? la a little better
than It was during last year.
Kememli.r me to your brother. A. P.,
and my other Fretlerlckaburg Irleuii?.
and ?Ii-n't forget C O'Conor tiooliick.
1 hops tbat your people will return him
to the H ou??. He I? a worker snd made
more reputation man any young meni
ber that I bare ?erred with. He was
too Influential and got away with too
uiuili money for his constituents.
A. M. Bowman.
??TassaiflBSt? CiBs)ajSj*l fa Attaaassr. laasta
The Washington Guard? will leave tor
Washington Thursday morning on ths
6:25 train for Washington to participate
la the Inaugural parade. The company
will be ?- immandsd by Capt. T. M.
bark'n, and Ltsat. A. G. Bllllngsley and
Lieut. B. M. Lsavell will be In their
places. Tbey will carry 40 man. Tbe
company will be quartered Thursday
night In ths armory of Alexandria Com?
pany In Alexandria, and will return
home Friday morning.
FELT 6000 AT 21
The faithful carriage team of Mr?. Anns
P. Green celebrated tbelr 21st birthday
Monday by attempting to run awsy
while hitched to the lumber wagon.
Peter Alexander, tbe driver,drove them
to the express o Hice and wen tin to trans?
act some boalseaa. Tbe team started off,
turning down Hanover to Sophia ot ,
bat a colored boy Jumped In the back of
the wagon, gathered up tbs lines and
drought tbem to a stop. Peter said bs
did not know whether tbey warsloaulted
at being booked to a wagon or celebra!
lag their 21st birthday. No damage
TO TAKE CHAME OF RINK
Mr. C. J. Mulvlblli, of Cincinnati, a
young man tboronghly conversant with
the rink business, has been engaged to
take charge of the Rink.
Beginning Monday, Marrh 8tb, the
regular eventos session* will be resumed,
with matines Tuesday and Friday after?
Mr. Mulvlblli promise? many enjoyable
evening? to tb? patrons ol ths Rink.
Call on Decksr A Alrlch for Genuine
Oliver Plow? and Casting, Farmers
Friend aod Dixie Plow?. Tbey have the
beat grade of Red Top and Sapling
1 Clover aod other Grass Besds.
Mante?! la ?VaaMegi**
MisxKvaG IKiwnsy. formerly of tbls
city, recently of Stafford, was married
on Sunday sv< nlng. February 28th. In
Washington t>> Mr EdmundCavanaugh,
ot Falrll.ld. Conn .at tb? residence ot tb*
groom's brother, Mr. W. B. Cavanaugb,
M4 Ninth street, S. E., In tbe presence of
friends ? t both contracting parties, fol
l,,we?l by a wadding feast Bev. Dr. K.
E. Marshal! outdated The brid* was
? I ven away by her brother. Mr. E. 1?.
>. iwiiey and Mis? ?Tirletlan Shslton was
her brid-?maid; Mr. W. II Cavauaugb
waa hi* brother'* b*?t man. Among
thou* present were Messrs. J. Garrison,
F I. Downey. H M Carver. Austin
Weavsr; Mlaeea Nellie I'ayn?, Lindsay
Shslton, St -lia Pvtrola, H. Patserh?. A
Wood. LeuoraMeltxir, Mr*. J. B. Baa
?ell, Mr* V Petrols. Mr* Dora Ferrl*
LOCAL OPTION ELECTION CASE
Messr* St. Geo It Kitthugb,Judge A.T.
Embrey and Bon. C. O'Conor Goolrlck.
counsel for liquor dealer?; Meesr?. F. M.
Ihlcbeeter, B P Willi?...f tht* city ; Bon.
B. K. Byrd and Judge W. B Mann, rep
re*entln?k the Anti-Saloon I?eague. were
In Richmond Tuesday to appear before
tb? Court of Appeal? to argue the pointe
f?.r their respective ?Ides In the local op?
tion election cass appealed from the Cor?
poration court of thl? city.
Owing to tbe fact that argument had
not been finished In a case from Norfolk,
tbe Frederlckaburg cave wa? postponed
C N Mitniiry t Ca. aamwaai Cast. Staates
Messrs C B. Montgomery and B. I..
McGbee have purchased ?.he stock and
good will of the firm of coal dealer* of
Cha*. Wallace A Bro. and will continue
tbe bunlne** at lam ?ame ?tan?! under the
?tyl* of C B. Montgomery A. Co. These
young men have been connected with tbe
old llriu for a number of year? and will
adhere to the eame general policy and
liberal dealing* of tbelr pre.le.-eaeor*.
They art? now opeu for business
ON TRAIL OF M CRAY
Sergeant Chlcbester was In ,- lnmunl
catlon by wire and phone wttb Balti?
more officer? Tuesday. Mel'ray passed
a check there on the Farmer? A Mer?
chants Bank of thi-, city for S2Ti. When
check was presented to National Bank
of Baltimore, the bank here was asked
bva?lre If check wa? good.
Sergeant. Chtcheeter then took up tbe
raee, hut up to ."> p. m. nothing further
had been heard. It I? feared tbat M> 'ray
?klnpsd when check wa? not cashed In
Baltimore The ottlor? are after him.
An attractive program ha* l?een pre?
pared for the Orcbeatra Concert at Col?
lege Hall Friday night. March .V All
orchestra number? are of a pleasing and
popular variety, and lo addition there
will be vocal solos by Mrs K C. Ninde
and Mrs A P. Rowe, cornet solos by
Mis? Anna Price A?lml??1on .'.'?< Tick?
et? on rale at Adama' Book Store.
Falmouth Anti-Saloon l?eagu<? on
Monday night envied the following of
Beere to eerve tbeenaulng year:
President. W E Brook?; Vic l'r.,.1
den:?. Nelson Berry. Willie Kngland, R
S Tyson and It A Sullivan, Secretary.
W. J. McCalley; Tna-iurer. F. K Tyler;
Organist, Mrs Florence Wheeler.
REAL ESTATE SOLD
Mr John B. Flues ha*sold to Mr. Wal
lac* I?. Bourne, of Potomac City, hi?
houae and lot, corner New and Princes*
Anne atrrcta. Term? private Mr.
Bourne will move to tht? city with hi?
A desaert ?ale will be held Sat.. Mar. ?,
1'.Mill. In ttie back of Mr. Banway'a In?
surance office, oppo?lta tbe Kxchange
Thl* will be for benefit of The Royal
Amba?aadora,a boy?' society of the Bap
lake?, caudle?, plea, and everything
nice will be on aaJe. Everybody come.
DR. STIFF REAPPOINTED
Dr. Joseph W Eggleston, Grand
Master of Mason? In Virginia, ha* reap
pointed Dr. J. P. Stiff, of thl* city. Dis?
trict Deputy Grand Master ot tbe Htb
Mason!?- Dlstric lor th* enaulng year
Taylor B. Clemmer, of Richmond, and
Mix* Florence D. Marshall, of Fredericks
burg, were married In Washington Tuea?
day by Rev. J. B. shannon.
DEATH OF MIS. P T. F. WOLFE
Mrs. Mary T. Wolfe, wit? of Capt. Pater
T. F. Wolfe, of "Moot Sbenl'' farm.
King George county, died Monday night
In King George county, after a protract?
ed tllnes*. Mr*. Wolfe I* survived by ber
husband. She will be greatly missed by
OYSTEI SUPPEI AT BEIEA
Washington Camp No 57. P. O S. of
A., will have an oyater (upper at Beraa,
In their ball, on Thursday evening,
March 11. All are cordially Invited.
HEW MEMBERS ON STATE
(iov. Swanson ha* api.oint.-d five
niemlier* ot the State Board of Agricul?
ture and Immigration tor a term of
four year* each, from March 1st, 190y.
First Dletrict?N. W Nock of Onan
cock. who succeed* Bon J H. 0 Pfver
ler, of Far i
Third District?John S Tayl.ir, of
Fifth Diatrict? J. M. Barker, of Al?
Seventh Diatrict?J. Jame* Miller, of
Kappabannock, who succeed* C. W.
Ninth District?James B. Goodwin,
of Giles county, reappointed
The Conway, Gordon & Garnett
Deposits HoLiciTBn. Neootiarle Paper Discounted
All Borreepondance promptly answered in sealed envelope?
Handsome litho?-ntphed ?heck book? presented to Mi*ch cnstomer.
Merohant?' business card? placed on their checks.
4P Bank Open From o 4. M to 4 P M m
KINC CEOICE COUIT
Tarsi Lsatatf Oaty Oas Day- Tks Mvssr Trial
Csait nscaadn* Natri.
Tbs llsrch term of Klug Georg? Court
ws? held Monday and It ws* very brief,
only lasting one day. There Is plenty to
come helor? the court, a? tuer? ba? been
no term vine* No. ? m tier, but th? attor?
ney? In the caaes ?ere to appear before
the Supreme I ourt tu Kk'bmoud In ths
local option rase and could not be pr?s?
ent, ?o Judge Mason went down In the
morning and came back at sight. TI e
Mortta'i murder at one time promised to
be a lung drawu ont trial, bat It was
settled In lew than an hour after tb? cas?
opened. A grand jury wss given tbe
case, Mr. John N Heed for? in tu. Wit
n???ss were . t a mined and tbe jury
brought lu a verdict ot murder. Then
tbe prteouer was arraigned aud he plead?
ed guilty to voluntary manslaughter.
There ?it no Jury and Judge Mason ex?
amined ?everal wltueasea. IViumou
wealtb'e Attorney W. A. Boss an 1 Mr.
T. L. Hunter for prisoner held a consul?
tation and It was resolvttd to submit lb?
csae without argument It waa brought
out tbat lixivl? Morgan bad used every
means to coui-lllate hi? brother, Wendell
Morgan, who was drunk and whom he
waa endeavoring to Induce to go
boms. It ?tli were drunk. It wss re?
ported there was a woman In tbafea??.
Thl? was not true. The Morgan killed
was s ?langeriiu? ami powerful man H?
beat up L?wl? Morgan and picked him
up In bis arms and threw him over tb?
fence nearby. Thl? so exasperated th?
prisoner that he went after him and
stabbed htm to the heart with a ?mall
Barlow knife Judge Mason sentenced
tbe prisoner to three years Inthepenlten
tlary. It be proves a good prisoner hi
will only ssrve 2', ysars. Tbls was Mr
T. L. Huntet'? first criminal case and is
managed It admirably. Ths majority o
tbe people present were ?arprteed whet
It became known that the pr1?ou?r wai
a mulatto, while tbe half brother, win
was killed, was a white msa.
COI KT I'lilKEEDI-IO?
W S Manning ?luallfled as executor o
tbe estate of Kitty Jones.
A number of accounts were allowed
H.H. H unter,board of prisoners. #4* M
F. D. Davl? ??.00, H. H Hunter 25cu
The allowance to the court otlic-ar? et
tered, ordered and cirtlHed to court.
E. I.. Hunter, commissioner of acc'U
ordered to report on treasurer's bon
at May term of court.
Civil case? continued to May tern
Wolf v?. King Uenrge countv, Jones vi
M., II ?\ Va Jt ('. ^ O. B. It , Mother?
bead vs. Hudson, Payne vs. Cieve, Mine
v?. Hall. Pollock vs. Boss, Streets v
llilllngsley, Payne vs. Payne.
The wheat crop? arc looking ?plendl?
ly. Boms people are grsrlug thslr eru?
to keep down tbe heavy growth.
Only four people have gathered lc
Dr. T. T. Arnold, Mrs. Imogens Ls-wl?,
Marinlou, W.W. Hnmii and J. T. Mtuu
The loe Is not over two Inches thick.
A large delegation from the county w
go to tbe Inauguration.
Mrs. M. J Johnson, of the hotsl, sets
nice dinner on court day.
THE NORMAL INSTITUTE LOCATIC
Frederl? ksburg. Vs.. Msrch 1, UK)'.?.
To Tb?' Free I ??nee.
We congratulate tbe good townspeo?
ple ot Frederlckeburg becauae ot the
nappy selection ot tbe sit? lor tbe Normal
Institute, and we commend the wledi.ra
and din-eminent of the committee whoss
onerous task was tbe determination ol
A* regarda tbe ?aJubrlty of the situa?
tion, 'tis tbe haunt of Hygeta,goddess of
health, pure air, sweet water, and sun
?blue. I p there thedayiare four minutes
longer than tbey are down In the town,
harass? th? rising sun can be seen two
minute? earlier, and It ?Ink? behind the
hill? two minute? after It 1? lost to eight
From tbelr casement?, tbe happy 300
or more maidens will look with pleasure
down upon the biet?.r?e town and will
behold the famed Kappahannock as,
gracefully, 1t meander? amongst tbs
green hills; turning tbelr bright eyes tbey
will view tbe blue distant mountains
looming forty miles away.
In summer time at noon, wbso tbey
ramble In tbe nearby grove, /,?pbyr.wtth
fragrant breath, will softly kits their
lair brows while they listen to the wood
robin and ths thrush, joining their own
happy voices In a harmonious chorus.
If, peradventure, the committee fsel
doubt touching tbelr choice, let them
bid? a while, till the splendid edifice
crown? the verdant hill, revealing its
Imposing proportion?. Tempi? of
M nemoay n? god ?lees of memory ?daugh?
ter ot Heaven and earth. Fredericks
burg will ?mile and rejoice as a mother
who Is proud of her daughter enthroned
and crowned with a laurel wreath
Strangers will corns from afar and lin?
ger, observing and praising, bearing
homeward plea?ant memories of their
Theu let the ?'?munittee come and rest?
ing on "Meditation Hock," ths reeort of
Mary, mother ot Washington, consider
their work; tbelr hearts will swell with
May thsse gentlemen tarry yet a long
time In thla life, but many a year ana
many after tbey havs pasted In'o the Im?
measurable obscure, thslr name?, associ?
ated with the Fi-rdeiickcbnrg Normal
Institute,will lie remembered with bono*.
Mr. Harry O Shilton, of King
Georg? county, and Miss Helen
Jones, daughter of Mr and Mrs. W. T
Jones, of this city, were married here
Monday at ernoon at the residence on
Washington Ave. ot Bev. K Aubrey
Williams, who performed the ceremony
As attorney for the estate of tlie late
John Btansbury Wallace I hereby give
notice that tbe business matters of tbe
Arm ol Charles Wallace A tiro, must be
settled up at once. Nota? to become due
will 1st found at tb? Nsttonal Bank of
Frederlckekarg. Past do? not? and ac?
counts should be paid either to me or to
tbe Arm of C. H. Montgomery & Co., suc?
cessors to Charles Wallace A llm All
check? to be male payable to Charlea
Wallace A Bro. All claim? against tbe
firm or against the late Jobn Btansbury
Wallace should he presentad at once duly
authenticated for p&yineot.
H. Lswis Wallace.
March 2, I'.'??'.? Attorney at Law.
OEATH OF A COLORED WOMAN
Eilza Russell, wife ol John R?tsel I, the
well-known colored plasterer, died Mon?
day night at her home on Fall HUI, near
the city. Fanerai Thursday 11 a m.
from the honaa.
KF.AL ESTATE D0INU9
Jtio. W. Allison, Jr.. Heal F?tate
Ag. nt, has sold mors real estate in this
section than all tl* other agencies com?
bined. If yon desire to sell or buy real
est?t?', consult him. Hi? record and ex
pcriewe for the past seven years ?peats
for itself. Hs is also manager ?if tbe
Fri.lericksliiirg Bran? h of tlie fjonthern
Farm Agency, tbe largest real estate
ii*-> m'V in Virginia, ??talilish.il for 2<>
John W. Allison. Jr..
in*?? ly Fr-pdericksbiirtf fa
I trill pay reasonable reward for Inl.ir
instlon lead log to return ol my sattsr
?os. Whits setter with large black
?pots, hi? face Is whit? on one ?Id? and
black on other ?Ids Lsst seen at my
boms yesterday. John W. Allison Jr.
la snms ol SHOO and upwards, real
estais security. Apply to Chlcbsatsr A
? hlchMter. Attorney? Is ti
A TEOOV BEAR DOLL WEDDING
M war*? sat tamsam Atlaa ?a J?vmM* Ckctet
The old saying "ou* wedding makra
more" wa? clearly proven Monday after?
noon. Again tb? boepltable door? ol
Mr. W. 2. Ford'? Hanover atreet reat
denoe were thrown open t? frleu.i? and
ac?|uatntances ot tbe Ford and Hurkamp
famille?, th? o, ,-a?1<?n being a wedding
and tbe hoete?? being tbe ?park ling little
brunetU?. the only child and daughter of
Mr. and Mr?. Ford.
Tbe wedding, the uniting lo marriage
of Ml?? Sarah Ford, on? of tb? uumerou?
member of the doll family, and au unuau
ally large and hundi?me "teddy bear,"
both tb* property of Ml** Katherine
Ford, w-h .we ?lear little mind planned
and ?uggeete,] every detail of the delight?
ful ilttle affair unassisted from menu to
The favored guest?, assembling as bid?
den ?ame da?? before by the moat ortho?
dox ot wedding an no un??, uient?. written
In lb* latest form a? <>i.| ?li.e I by Dam?
Faehlon on jnvenllc ?tatlonery, an?
nouncing the lu'.euded marriage of her
doll-daughter. Sarah, by M'as Katherine
Ford, t > "Mr. Teddy Bear, found a
beautiful little table covered with a dale
ty embroidered cloth, on which were ar?
ranged numerous wedding gifts, each
bearing the card of the reapctlv*. donor.
The decoration* ot the bay window,
where the marriage cereiu ?ny took place,
were paper II iwer?and miniature Chine?*
umbrella?, the whole arrangement being
the una*?1?t -d creation ol the mother .1
the bride and ?mall h.istess. A liny
punch set, consisting of small bowl and
six Lilliputian cups, the gift of the best
man. Marier Herndon Phillipe, of Wash?
ington, won much admiration from the
hoste?? and h?r ?mall gueat?.
At ?',..'!?> tb* bridal party entered tbe li?
brary, to the strain* of tb* Lohengrin
bridal chorus hummed by gueat* and
bridal party. Th* bridal procession waa
led by Mr. Teddy Bear, the groom, and
hi* beet man. Mr. Berndon Phillip*, who
supported tbe bear with ease and grac*
throughout the ceremony. The groom
wore an Immaculate suit of white ?Ilk,
with a handsome necktie of blue satin;
hi* butonnlere wa* violet*. He was fol?
lowed by the maid of honor. Miss KUxa
beih Oreen, ot I?ee avenue, escorted by
her mother. Ml?* Dorotoy Green, both
mother and doll-daughter wearing whit?
?ulta. lavishly trimme,! with embroidery.
Miss Elizabeth wore a pink hair bow and
her mother a blue on?. They were fol?
lowed by Miss Lucy Carml, hael and a
visiting doll, and then came the bride
supp irted by her mother. Tbe bride
wore a handsome robe of white lawn,
her Illusion v. il wa* caught by a cluster
of pink roaebud*. her black velvet dlrec
tori* girdle waa clasped by a large rhin?
?tone bucket, tbe gift of the groom.
When the brida received ber ring ?he
thanked the giver In tone* audible to the
entire company. At the clo*a of tbe cer?
emony light refreshment?, conalatlng of
Ice cream, bonbon*, lemonade and sugar
cake*, moulded In the chape of tiny ted?
dy bear?, were served. Tbe wedding
cake wa* cut by Mis* Dorothy Green,
who acted as mlatre** of c?r?monie?.
She drew the ttiimhli?.much to the delight
of her ?mall companions, who declared
?he would surely be an old maid and ?lay
always with hier mother. Ml** ?llnule
Burkamp drew the ring and received
many warm congratulation*.
After supper the gueat? adjourned to
the parlor by Invitation of the bride'?
m. ,t h? r. w here MU? Katherineeutertalned
guests both large and small, by a varied
repertoire. Tbe ?elections embracing
"The Owl and Pussy," aong, "My Sweet?
heart'? the Man In tbe Moon," and some
well known nursery jingle* Mia* Kath?
erine played her own accompaniments
and graciously responde,! to all encore?,
until forced to discontinue from falling
voice. The performance, both vocal and
instrumental, was remarkably ,?r??dliable
for one of her age.
At the close of th* musical program
the gu.sts bade Mr? Ford,and tbe L'tde.
groom and ?mall hosten* adieu, all ex?
pressing tbemselvee highly pleased with
this last wedding and complimenting
Ml?? Katherine on her abllty and original?
ity. Th,? list of guest? who participated
in tbe festivities were: Mr?. Charle? J.
Green, Mies Dorothy Oreen, Misse? Kill?
and Anna Keim, Mr. and Mr*. Ford.MU?
Katherine Ford.Ml?? Virginia Hurkamp,
Mr?. Margaret Weir, of Nevx Jersey,
Master Hern,Ion Phillip?, of Washington
KotsTt Brown, Elizabeth Young, Miss
Lucy Carmlchael, Lucy Wlnn Embrvy,
Tb? present? were uumerou? and at?
tractive, Including a tollet ?et from Ml??
Dorothy Green, a white enameled high
chair, hand decorated, from Mr* Cha? J
Green, in addition to tbe wedding cake;
punch bowl and cups from Berndon
Phillip?; picture forget-me-not trame,
Mr* Ford; a glas? card tray from Mr.
Ford; a large box of bonbon?, Mr* P. R
Khni; laundry set, Ml?* Elal* Keim;
kitchen outfit, Ml?? Anna Keim; coal
?cuttle, ?hovel and bonbons, Mr. W. H.
Burkamp; small teddy lear, j-weled
wedding ring. Miss Virginia Burkamp;
doll's dressing table, Miss Laura Ball; a
doll's purse, Mr. Chas. J.Green; cut silver
topped salt aud pepper net? The bride'*
gift to her daughter waa a preaaed glsaa
pepper ?baker with a metal top
Tht* unique and original wedding wa*
a ni.wt enjoyable affair in every way,
and the children will not noon forget the
teddy bear and hi? bride, whose merry
wedding made a red letter day or even
lug In the annal* of juvenile society and
la to b ? plaoed on the list of charming
?ocia! event? for which tb* old burg and
It* people have earned a well merited
COVINCTON GOES DRY
Lacal O-rttsa (JsctJsa RassKa m Astl Stttaa
Tbe local option election held at Cov
lngton Tuesday resulted In a sweeping
victory for tbe temperance advocate? lor
the next two years, the majority against
saloons belog HM.
Two years ago the people voted th?
saloon? out by a majority lese than 60.
This time tbe liquor men petlt'oued for
as election, believing they had a cbanee
Tb? feature? ol the campaign war* tb?
?trong organization of both aid??. Rev.
F.d. J. Richardson representad tbe Btat?
Antl-Baloon ??eigne, and organised tbe
effective work of tbe women and children.
K-v J. I) MrAiiister, Dr. Cannon, Rev.
Kol?*rt J. Digan and Hob. Beaborn
Wright participated In tbs campaign
John T Delaney ?poke In behalf of the
"wet?." A number of the business booses
closed until tbs middle ot the day that
the proprietor? might aid local option at
tbe poll*. Business was practically aus
ijeiiil.i1 Kverj thing passed off ?'uletly.
A BIRTHDAY PARTY
KlngdeorgeCo.. Vs., Mar. 1, 1909.
A d? Itghtful birthday party waa given
by Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Frank Friday
nlgbt, at their home near Welcome, to
honor of tbe'J 1st birthday of taVIr old
aat son, Mr. Barnard O. Frank. Supper
was served at H o'clock and refreshment?
at l'J o'clock. A muse men ta were . In?
dulged In until a lata boar. Music was
rendered by M???rs B. River? King and
Willie J mes Among tboaspresent wars
Misse? He*?!* Harr.iman. Bllzt Belt aod
Ivy Moss King, Mande Frank and Nan?
nte and Mad le Edwards: Msasra. W. R.
King. H F. Oouldman, John and Charles
Kdward?. A. B. Oouldman, Jr., Andrew
Frank, Earl Wtlkln? and Reuben Wllter
??ri. of Westmoreland county. All spent
an enjoyable time aod left for their home?
wishing Barnard many mor? happy
birthday?. He received several ok? pres?
ent*, among them a vsry Interesting
book given Mm by ooe of his lady friend*
Ops Who Wss Present
Should like to bear from perepns wil?
ling to exchange a tarn? for rav oae
?luarter undivided interest In ths famous
Cbancellorsvtlls battlefield tarni Chao
oellorsvllle contain? ?4.? scree.
Charles ML Wysth,
904 N. Calvert stras?, Baltimore ?id
Chancellor Makes The Price!
Spring Farming 1909
A iii.-rt. an Wire Fencing, from 26 to 58 loche? high; Barbed Wir? ama frt?ulM 8?mttor Imam Dridk Dw?
and Spring Tooth Harrow?, The Heat Manure Spread??*, Tba boat OaaoUn? Kaarte?*, I lo SO Ham
Power; ?Saw Milla. Farmer?' Friend Corn Drill?, with and without finllH??! ttttt
proved Cream Separator?, all ?laee; Hand and Hora? and Riding Cultivator*, Para Whom, CtoftMML
Huggl?*, and other Vehicle?, Tar Kooflpg Paper aad Cam, ?ftrer Chillad Plow, rgfwfTiifll Tlum.
'piiiiitltleaand o?THr?xd at the v'.iy lowest caah price. B??-MB-tt TH?~~wT--~~A?ft pt./iffi-.
Churn?, Chain?, Well Buckets, Spades, Hoe?, and other Farming IwriliMitg bo?fffc?. tor mmmh fe mrmmm
ry low??? cMh prie* BJBMKMBEB THB HAMM
ML S. Chancellor
_FARMERS' SUPPLY STORE, Commwo? Street.
New Spring Suits and
These are shown in our windows and our Suit and Dross Department?
Make Selections Now.
c. W. JONES.
For Homes, Offices,
Churches, Halls and Buildings where electric lights and gas
can not be used we recommed our
"White C" Kerosene Oil
It burns brighter. It burns longer. It is safer. It does not .char the
wick. It does not smoke. It is high test. It is strictly an illumi?
nating oil and sure to please.
PRICE THE GALLON.16c
PRICE THE 6 GALLONS .. .76c
If not pleased with what you are now using try White C. If satisfied with what jott
are now using use something better and be better satisfied.
W. L. BRANNAN.
Is still on and many are
taking advantage of this op?
portunity and securing reli?
able, dependable footwear
at prices way under the act?
Men's (iun Metal and Box
Calf Bluchers, full wide and
pointed toes, a regular $2.50
value. Sale price.f 1.79
Men's (iun Metal Calf
Bluchers, hand sewed pro?
cess, medium weight spies, a
regular custom made $.*1.00
shoe Sale price. $2 25
Men's Vici Kid Bluchers,
soft uppers, medium weight
bottoms, sizes 6 to 9, actual
value $2.50. Sale price
Little Boys' Tan Bluchers,
made like a man's shoe, a
regular $1.75 value. Sale
Men's Tan Leather, Heavy?
weight Ties for hard service,
a good reliable shoe and a
regular $2.00 value. Sale
Women's Vici Kid and
Patent Colt, Lace and But?
ton Shoe, hand sewed pro?
cess, a regular custom made
$?>.(>() shoe Sale price $2.19
Women's Kid Skin Bluch?
ers, Patent leather and Kid
Tips, made to retail at 12.25.
Women's Patent I weather
Bluchers, all solid, a good
$2.50 value. Sale price
The Shoe Man.
!?H Main St., PradaHr^sfonrs; Va.
Watch this Space
China and Carpet House.
CAPITAL RESOURCES SURPLUS & PROFITS
$60,000.00 $375,000.00 $10,000,00
Constant Growth is Best Evidence
of ?Satisfactory Banking
Deposits June 21,1906.$ 9,010.99
_ (First Bay.) _
Deposits July 21,1906. $ ?40,608,09
_( First Mont?h.)
Deposita Dec. 31, 1906. $118,872.47
Deposits Dec 31, 1907. $243,402J*0
Deposits Dec 31,1906 . ?$270,178.76
Deposits Feb. 5,1909. $310,781.6?
_Las? a>ft>aaasa? so 8>aa? CorrxxoMom,
:t Par On* Intaras* Paid on 8a?1ngs Aeeounaa
cooats a-irso svsry Ar-cosaaaod astean posants
coMsaaaat aiih LtiasarisHra hnalrwaf.
The Farmers & Merchants State Bank
If. Q. WILLIS, PrasUtoet. JNO. P. GOUUHLAM, Ja?
Raak oipsa oa 9m*mrd?yro Uaafi ? avss.
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