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>l I 1? Col? ?ti la Ktrbmood T.sr? .?s bu.itwss. Bed l.l.iu tttl.U-ts ate, 1?? I a? 'I ?Tt*?? lav?* tarii'-r ? ,, Mrs Augualtue la?, ?.I 1'arker'e. Spot ?ylvautat < ouuty l? here ?l?l?tng ti?r ?JasgbUir. Mr?. K ti Tbuuipeon tta-vlved today, ?is??' list? ?ut flower?. Om? 1st.*.! ?lyle?, si tir? |i h Smith A f.?. '? TU-tbrs? year old tufan? ral Mr (leo. Kb< in.ou tit? K1t?g?r?l.1 a,.1.1?''.???., all h oui Hi. <il> limits. Is ?er1<.u?l, III .?III? dlub tu.ru? Tills bot wsatbsr ><>u want lois i.f tblu .."I .1r.-???e?, underwear, it. O*..le,1.11,1 ??.?> ' liii?-iit? ??! ?all ?li..?* thing? at ? Vi Joue?'. Mr. and Mr? Klll.it Q darner leti Tue. da, lora two week? trip t.. Niagara Patita Toronto I "atio-t.Irt. hii.1 .,ll...r ..,.? ?hern ...ill,i? Tootsies. Kinn" y Mliits.rh.?-.>lat* Klssss an I Niittsts, tli?. M?.?* and popular candy ? i Jo.- ti?? p.xni.1. hi Hrtiiiiiatu'. Mr Jttuim K.illl.i?. ..fKlng tleorge. ws? here H. liit? t?eeu a ?tibscrltier t?. I I,,- t-'rrf I.mi. ? ?Im-.. Il? first laatie 4 ?rtaavltalj, V? ?|.. wiitch. atteal and Jew.lry repairing, aatlslac I .ill/, prompt ly sud mir charge? sr? always r?-'a?oiia ble ri. S krtiitiiian. tie- ]-.wel.r. ? ???r? W. I-, and J H. UrKso i?, loraaerly ,,f ?stall .r.l, now ..f New Y.irk, are .pending a lew day? at "Korrwt **st? lbs MM <>f th?Ir parents at llartwood. Mr? K.I. Mckeiin?????] ? v. ?? son? are vUltlng relative? In ?Tptuu, I..?a ** i??n y?>u want a beautifully ttntihsd i ? 'o?r?.i,|, nud .-??rrv. t likeness of ??If r .'?mil/, the ttu.r?.un lily egu1pi>e.1 K-ed :' I ?l??r?| It? ta? IteiWj I? prepared t?. ..,?*.. It .11? w *rk ?rtisraii??.! ttr?: .-lax? lu ??.ry rea im?-r Miss I??' tin?.?? Wright lins a>..'i,U*.I a lias ?t.-notriti'.I>.T I." Mt?.?li.'.v UJ tint?.-?. H,.? itl.otil ,..or ??????- Wellt -rln,???-? t.??ult at ui.xi re??,.mtl.I.* pitre? Mail? faction guaran?.- I S ft. Kaufman. ???Wi-lsr ?nit <>ptt.i?i> Mr and Mr? J.hn K ?*,-,.tI. ?re gu.-sts rsl Mr and Mrs J I? Hamllt..t?. n.-ar Bapldau. There ?r? ?..in? other g,??t mat?*? of ljk.1l.? Muslin I uderwe?r, but i,.i.,. I??t tat tlattn tb? Koysl Kvery garment hearing i lil? lals.1 I? design.-.! and made bfaopewbt, Try th?ui aud you will 1st I'liQvliMv.l tbat they art? right Tl?>- T N llrenl Store The wll. of It. v It J ?fcnnng.nl Hart wo,?1. 1? t?t tb? M Vi Ho.pllal for trt-atuieut Vt niches, jewelry, dlanioiid?. ?Ilv.r wan?, rut glass, whatever your needs may he, w? ,?iifuriil?h youat tin- lowsst prl?. ? at H S Kaufman?, the jeweler. A little optical advW-e. which will cost Jim m,tini,n bore, ?.ill *.rol.?lit.? ?itv.you anaiiy a lM-in1a.li,-. ?1,1 to your ???? ot reading and ???? .ug To I.? sur?, ws will ?barge you ???inethlug lot wliat now glasses you u.-e.'.liul 111 tic lu roiupsrl.ini wltb too bsatawl you'll ..Main W? will look for you t?i ?-all lu a day or so The H ? NorrU Belial,le S lor?. YOURTEE--ASHBY ftalt* W????t M OM AqatJ Cttwcli A pretty marriage waa ?. ,l?uni1r-d at Aijutai-bur. b lu Staff ?ir.! at -A ..'to u m. Wr.liies.lKy is In n Mis? \ Irttlnl? Hu, b ?nan A.I,by. dsutlbb-r of Mr hi, I Mr. Jauie? A?iiti>. Iwtui.' tb. brld? of Mr. Kru??t I.I>lnst?toii luurt??, ,.l Kraltsa vtll?. Md TU? i-.r-.mouy was psrformsd by Bsv. E. M. Barrsll. rr.-t.ir of tb. ibur.li. Tb.butl.11og wa? tastily dm-,> ratsd wltb rut ti.. w.r? and ixittsd (.lauta 1 be u,?1doI buu? r wa? Ml?? Mary Vt aller A?bby, ?later of tb? bride, and tb?- l?-?t lulu Mr lleortr. Vourtaw. I.mttier of tb.. trroom Tb? lirldesmald? were M1??e? .Saoul? Asbby, Holly Asbby. Vlrtrle Mud i-ure, Margaret Mon, ure. Mary Nslsoo, Late UaatttH*, of Krr-drrli'kaburg, Mis? Tourtss, ?later of tbe tr roo in. Tbe u?b> r?, Masar? U t I. Mou? ur?. of Wldvwafr. Botley, J-tiiM-s Asbby, Jr., aud J K. Yourtee, brotber of tin groiiti Aftsr tb? t-eremoay a reriotloti was b.1,1 ?t tbe bom. of lb?, bride, ?ttsu.'.ed by a Isrsrv uumbsr of relatlu? aud trlelid? Tbey Vsft ou a tour to 11,..ton aud tb. lakaa latsr. and will be at botus lu Maryland aUiut Aug 1. SUICIDE IN KING CEOROE Uowaril Bun bell, of klngtieorgconu uilti.d ?ul.-td? Tuesday aft.ruooi? by juwntug from Omitir? wharf luto tb? Fotomtv river. He Wats returoiog (rom WttsbtugUiii aod a? be led tlie ?learner U .lived Into tbe water. It 1s tstllevsd bis mind waa afWte.i. Tbls was not lbs tlr?t attempt to take bl? III?. Tbers wa? do aiiuareot reasoo lor tits raalias-t B? waa 4o years old aud 1? survived by bis wtls and *-) ?Ltl.trt-.ii. Tbe tuner?! took plan-e Iroiii I'.itotiiiH* Rapttat ?bur.-b Wedo??1ay atteruooD. SLIGHT FIRE Tbe Ure alarm Tuesday eveolog aboat 7.3(1 whs ?-?used by a bl?/.-In ? house belonging to Mr. James Hewitt ou up? per Matin street. It Is uot known bow tbe tire originated. Mr. aud Mrs Hewitt were away from borne at tbe time and knew uotblug aboutit until It was all over. Tbe neighbor? noticed ?uioke coining (rom an up ?tr?1r? room, and a? tbe bou?s wa? lock-si bad to lor.-. their wavy In Fire wa? buriilitg ou tbe back ill a bed and mnttrea? Mr. and Mr?. Hewitt have recently moved bere from Faloioiith. Tbe damage wa? not serious. FETE AT HANOVER PARK Tbe Knights ?if Pytbta? will hold a moouilgbt lete at Hanover park during tue week beglnulug July ?'?', I'lau? are bel?g perlecud to make tbls au enjoy? able invasion ot diversion rand recreation aod It I? bop?d It will add to the build Ing fund ol the lodge's en-U-.-uer. Music, d.uclug, uicrry-gi? round, ?hisitlug gal? lery, upen air vaudeville. ? ,?>n bo?rd,etc. FIRST CANTELOUP?S Mr. Addlsoo Henderson, of King Osorge, brought Tuesday th? first cante loupe? of ?he ?>'*?oii and I hey were sweet aud of gimd size. DB. H. M. KKKKNI.OliK, I'KNTHT. Otfice hours 9 1 and 2 to !"?; btatei Mala ?t-eet. over Uoolrick'? drug ?tor?. STAFFORO COURT Urmat PartMt f last ta VWsOsf B???m- Lswt vom cssst Tin? July term of Stafford I Irtult court convened Mnudey. Judge John I li? s.u presiding. A large crowd was prea ? ut Hsy bsrveat and SOtm ttSfa Were ? 11a?'U???d Polltt ? ?.?tu to I?, quiet Boa. R I' I. M. inure wa? prissent uilugllng with the i rowil A large uuiu b*r of ,-bancery order? wer. ?t, iere.1 t iiiiiinou law disket wa? mat called, thla not being a jury term The following pereou? appeared In "lurl. pVrtdedguilty of violating the rev une laws and were lined ssvs |.'.o and ? .??I? to Judge Maaou loi.tr Kart, iteiij J I lark. W S Towaou. j.r? K I 'H?1S Jake Km/ ssmyrsmt m1am violating the revenue law?, will ls< trW.1 till? term 1 hl' bester A I hli'hxater are hi? imnirs-l A special grand jury. will, <leu lion cur? foieiusii, ws? ?worn lu to atntulre llllo aliened Violation? of retfllUS law? Rule agalual Win klarahall for falling to attend court aa a wltii**?. be app*-ar lllg and ?tatlng to court he wa? pre? vented on account of ?IckuetM Mr. Harold 1.. Lowry .i.ia.lii.?d to practice law. lu the ca*' of Mrs |?eu* B. I'rauklln t. W. A Kraukllu fir divorce, the court ordered Kraukllu to t>a> f7."> alim?n?. t ' , to enable Mr?. I- rankllti tu prose? cute her ?uit l''r?i1srlck W folvuieii I? attorney for Br?. Kraukllu and Ue*er? Wellac? aud Butiner for Hr. Franklin lu esse of Margaret Haiiiui?tt v. Kppa Hnuim-tt for dlvorv?, the curt ordered Hammstt to pay Mr? Hami-iott flu per month for auppirt and $'J."> i-ounsel'? f?s.? Q. R. Wsll?tce represented Mr*. Hammstt and Chlcheeter A Clid heater Mr. Hamtnett. Those present from tbie city were At? torney? SV W. Butiner, C O'Coiior tioolrV-k. Frederick W ( ol?mati, Krank M Chlcheater. C H Koster and Judge K. H. I. Chlcheater ami (I. B. Wallace, of Stafford. STAFFORD COURT PROCEEDINGS ?rast Gttt Eight*** Ysstt John Braut, i barged with burnii.g the baru aud ?table of Tima J Waller o.ii taliuug two uiultw ami one bun? ami a valsable lot of hogs, wa? given In years In tbe i eiiltentiary by the jury. The barn wa* ?leatroved iu August. I'.mis Mr. Thu* J. Waller and Mr. Wooddall testided that Brent .-..?leased td. burn? ing the baru. A' . l?> them, ami Anna Hill, who I? now 1ii.Hi ted, teatltlsd that ?he poured the oil aud Brent ?track the nittih The cea? was ?ulmilt teil to tbe jury without argument The jury wa? i-oiupoaed of Wui Byron. ?I. C ?Itewert, S P. Cooper. Wm. Blm-k, I, D. H-tlin, W B Jone?. I J Chsrtter?, J K. Kng llsh. Ja?. T Humphrey. Ja? Buutyard, I T Kolllti?, H. W Kdwsr.l? 8. II Wallace, seal.ted by R H. I. Chlcbeater and Krank M. Chiche?ter. conducted the prosecution, and Kredertck W. Coleman aid C. I> K?ster represented tbeaccuaed Commonwealth v. Hammett. carrying concealed weapon?, continued. I'iimniiiDweslth v. Kuiz, for ?.Hing w .us contrary la law, continued. Chlcb ?*t?r A Cbh-hmler for the accused Commonwealth v. Annie Hill, for ar ?on. continued aud required tu furiil.li bond In tbe sum of #'-'<mi, which wa? doJ*. Speclsl grand jury ?-?turned Inrltctimut agaluat Bowar? Comb*, for dlatllllug brandy, which wsa . ontliund W W Huttnar rvpreveuts tbe accused. Court adjourned Tuetxlay ?????iilng ill tBBBBI Hin 1.1 I Moucure guardian v M.incurv Infanta, final d*crw I. A. Martin v Rloitoiiet alt, deer?* r.f.? rene? Pollock v Pollock, disbursement d, ? r.e Pvytou, rit-cut.ir, v. Peyton and ottiers, dl?bur*?m*nl dei-ree. lhidd and other? v. Raauiy aud others. de?'lee. I em,.leinen v Templemau, final dtverec. Is.ua R Franklin v W. A Franklin, alimony allowed, Burton, eierntor, v. Monroe at al?, mad* a vacation cae*. Smith, etc , v. I?ewt* et al, dieburae ru? ut d*cree. St rot bar at ala v. Moore, adiululstr* to", titial decre*. KnglUh v. Englivh, dlvon-e. tlual decer-r. Mounljoy v. Mouutjoy, divorce decree. MagraihA finale? v N'auul? Psyue. tlual dts-ree. i onwsy, tru?tee of I. I*. Magrath'a ??tale, v. W. B. Cbaaley, r? Ir-reiir? decree EXTENDING TELEPHONF CONNECTION Mr. C. M. Hunk lee, reprsseutliig Weil? ern Kiev trie Compauy. Atlanta, (la , ha? ben here !..r a week looking after tele plume development In thia aectlou He and Mr. J. S. Karly. manager Bell Co , are gettlug a UUUlber of teiephnne lilies bullt tu thl? aud Stafford county. BAPTISTS COINC TO WIDEWATEI Baptist Sunday school will ?rive their annual excursion to Wldewater Wedum day, July II. Kvery facility will be I afforded lor bathing and boat riding. A big crowd will go aa usual. SCHOOL FURNITURE HERE Tbs decks and chairs for tbe public schools have arrived and ar* being put up lu tbe ?'boni building by Mr. Irving Buck, of Baltimore. They are \rty handsome. ACCIDENT Mr. C C. Ctirhln, manager for (apt. R. C Vance, while tiling the thresher Tue? day, had tbe misfortune to rstcb hi* baud lu tbe machinery, latticing painful Injurie? Dr. Barney rendered uectwsary attention HAD A BAD FALL John shelton and Frank Mill? were on a ladder painting a ?table at Chatham Tuesday, when tbe ladder tell Istck ward? and ,-aught both under It. Mill? was not hurt, but Shelton was knock.il uncon ?clou?. PICNIC AT BROOKE Th.-rs will lie a picnic held at Brooke, Vs. July 17th. ltto'J, forillo beuetlt of Andrew? Chapel Sunday scbuol All friend? are Invited to come and enjoy the iinwlnii. Call on lie. 1er and Alrlch for tbe beat grade of German millet, crimson clov?r, I F?* ? rape and other field teed? CAROLINE SOCIAL COURT Cssd Bssts MMtlst ???iltletl Jsdgts F? hknanr ??Ht. Etc ?A... lel m?ri ?w h.ld *? Bow liug Dreeu Monda? But few pen pit, at*. Uotwltbatsiullng there were maltet-. ,.1 Kr.tvt tiller??, t la Ike people to I- ills L'US??ed The county Delll''? rail?' .oil, mill?.' was to meet, there wss to On s gio I rond. iiii-elMijf held, s,title politic? Were to I?- talked sboUt. the ? 11,'?! ti Ml of the highway for automobile? letsM: the National and l?tate Capitals to Is. ona'ib-re.l The llr?t -??.-,. ha* l?-su taken In the goixl mttd? tin ?eiuent. the i-ouuly levy Is'lug burease.1 from 2~> t.. BS .eut? oil the $|IMI i.oi.l. HOAIi^ Ml I 1 IM. It wss early when lir C. I liravatt, Ktale Senator and one of the vice pre?! ?JsBtS of the Stute organization ol Hood Itoad?. arrived, luaahort time I u|.t I'. St Julian Wilson. State Highway i oiuiiits?). mer. and State Senator I I l.ttxslter came from Klein,mud. They h.ld ttn Impromptu re.-eptlon on tlte hotel law ii ami w?-re Ititrodin-ed Uievery body The number of people who ?hook hsiid? with them atteated the intere?! felt lu the movement. 'Ills i|Ui?'1oti of the highway Is-tween the capital? brought out a strong ?? ntluieiit favoring the old stage road route, which passe? through Rowling Ureen. It was con ?1 lered the eaateat and short?-?t route ami along It ar? p<dtit? of litatoric In ?.rest t?i the (s?o?, le of the whole country. When tbe bell tap,red everylstdy weut li.to the lourthours' to the meeting Vice-1'resident liravatt presided, and the ?I ??eche?, e?i?ts-1slly that of Senator l.asslter, were highly Interesting The local organlratlon. a? which J I' HI. h ard? 1? treasurer, wa? largely batet used lu membership,more tint rjo Itelug added who promptly paid thrlr due?. The day was on?? of encouragement to the good roads people i-oi.nn S. It look? now a? If H.m O B Powar*. Jr.. will bsve a walk over for r?'-?'lection to the House of IHdgate? sud Ulli.?? ?ell uineiit umb-rgoe? s radical chantre I inker will carry tlte county by a good majority, There Is however an unusual amount ?I apathy In the campaign and It t? a 11ue?t?on whether the vole will i-oiiie out at the primary. I'he lieino.ratlc ri unit} rom ml l te.. met, I halrmaii I B Ion way presiding, and appointed ju?1g>? for the primary. Port R.iyel-Vermin Bullo? k. ?? It I arrlsh, A P. Turner M. ?? Neck 11. T Bull.sk T. It. Toonit??. C H Jordan. ?lulneys?W. R. Tompkln?. t W, dl ts?rt. J. C Chandler Howling IIreeii ' . W ?iarr? tt. A \ al eiit'ne. I. M. Koblnson ? dar Fork?Tom Cbswiiing, 0. W, Soitthworth. Sam Cghlll Madison- I?. J. Walle-, J D. loghlll. Mi, \ I rillenden aparta- Bbbbbs Pitt?, l.uti.er Bastasl, J W. Oouldln. Reedy Chur.-I, I. B Jeter, C. M Her grave. J. K. Swann Malty?M. A. Smith, Oscar Caratal, < h ?ro Burro??. Howers?Lmmett C.illlns. tiny Worth am Arch Hill. '?A Id te?--8 K. Farmer, Henry J ?mm ? i i Andrew? ?louldiiian L. M I arter. C K .Ionian. A J S Collier Shuinansvtlle lr?lu llr .ad.In?.HI. hard Child?. J W. Allport. A resolution was adopted to hold a uncling on Mondar following the pr? Hi-try at Bowling lireeii. i i can? asa the rstarat - ,1 I. ol I liol'l H I V. T. I', loghlll. att.irney lu fact lor Mr? F II (Irsvstt. ?old a house and lot of - on Mill,rd St to M.-ers. I. T. eut B H Kay for Ili'i.T? \o I I - Mr J lav lor Thornton, of near I'ort R >ysl, raised on .'? acrs? 900 l.uahcls of oats aud on .'In acre? t) 11 bushels The wheat crop lu the eouiity Is the o, oresl 'or years, both In yield and ?juallty. Tb? drought I? becoming serioui- Corn la twisting in the held?, the ground 1? so hard It .-aiiuol I?- wi.rk.d. Tobacco 1? al-o ?uflerlng Mr. H. Cary WalsOB, tea ,? .mm. rdal travelrr.of Richmond,?va? present lorthe llr?t time In several mouth? and he was glveii the glad hand The mail.? Muni? .,( Mr. A II Chandler mats please,! to ?ee him lu his ? thee much lmprove.1 lu h? alt b llr. Smith.of Croitoii.wtis present with in? automobile It I? a line machine and attracted much attention The Hoard of Supervisor? will meet the llr.I Monday lu August. There were many einjutrle? for llr. A K t'llne. the veterinary surgeon, who Ml here about ?U-;, team ago sad abose w hereabouts are not known. Tbe bridges between Mllfordand Bow I lug ? i reeii are In bad condition, danger ou? to homes' legs An accident would cost the county more money than It would take to repair them FREE STEAMBOAT EXURSION Ts ths l-Kflst tod F ?cutty tf tlM Summa Isttltstt. A communication to W. 0. Scott. agent of tbe Md., IM. A Va. Ky. Co for till? city, from Capt W IIlard Tholii win, of Baltimore, vice-president and general manager of that line, graciously acivdee to the written rupiest ? f ths Mayor, members of the City Council and of the school board, and a number of busliie?? men, by exteudlng to the fair guest? of this city who are attending the Summer Institute, a free steamboat cv curslon down the beautiful Rappahan nock river on the evening of Saturday next. July 17th. The steamer will leave the wharf here at -J p. in sharp, returning about f> .'III Refreshment? will is? furnished during t In trip and music will also Is? provided. It 1? expected that tbe ladle? and those who accompany them will have a most enjoyable outing The Md.. Del & Va Ry. Co. ha* ten? dered these complimentary ex,ur?loi.s to the teacher? and faculty of the Summer Institute for several years past and the generosity of the company Is appreciated uot only by those who participate In tat excursions, but by the city authorities and the business community generally. ho no The .'ird ??uarterly meeting for Sj> its] I vanta circuit, will be held uext :tr?l Sun? day Servit?* Saturday at 11 a m. After a lunch the biislnes? meeting will lie held by Or R. F. Llpacomb, who will preach at all servie*? and there will be preaching at 1 I a m and .'I p. m Lunches served on lht> grounds A MAS WANTED For each county In Kastern Virginia to ?ad the J R. Watkins line of goods. | Must have team and give bond. Address ? R. Cole, 11.,will.g Ureen, Va. IS 4 The Conway, Gordon & Garnett ...NATIONAL BANK... FRCDCmCKSBURG, VA. Deposits 8oi.ipiticd. Nkootubi.k I'apkb Dih?>o?ntrd All ?on-espondence prompt!/ answered In sealed envelope?. Handsome lithographed tbeck books presented to each customer. Mersbante' business sards placed on their checks. m Bank Open From 0 A. M. to 4 P M? m QUANTICOS FOURTH OF JULY CELEBRATION ?Juanllco. V? , July 1.' Thejr ?t I.A. M. Council So. M ?f ijui-.uttr.>. that w a? ..rgaulied a little over a year ago. sa.e Ha Hrst annual lib ot Jul. -..1. ????? ?... tbe bant? of tbe ?ietorl? Pot?me.. Monday. July 5t>h. Au Ideal lriaast.tr ? ?,(, ni.*. ju?t east of village of ''uanl in, m a grote of ?late? ly tre.?. ?oiii*.rising Hfteeu ?ir tweuty acre?, overlooking th.- river. I pou this ? htvly lawn was a .lancing pavilion. ?iiiimIc fiiruWhed by the faun..i? Mussel man ?trtiged hand. A little further away wa? ruatlc looking refreshment ?tanda, having for aale soft diiuk?. Ice ?ream? ami fruit?, a great pile of water? melon? V little further ou win the lute li counter ?ml dinner table? with everything tempting to the palate It? .?le. The cry of tin- tintype man and fortune teller i-ouM lie beard t?ut In lb? ?satte . ?.?il?! I?. seen men and boy? trying to climb a greasy pole, having for a mag? ne! at It? top one of "I incl.. Sam'?" ai mighty greenback?. The tournament wa? watched by hun? dred? of pe ?pie. ?oine eoey tine h?ir?e? Ire lug ridden by their owner?, rotnlng both from .Stafford au?l I'rluce Wl Ham The ? ucee??ful knight? Dan Tulaou ?I.one Star) Hr?t prit?, a tine Cngllah ?addle: I' Powers. (Tallin Branch) se?-ond prit?, bridle, ?ieo. Weedoii (Clareuientl sliver mount?-?! ?pur, third prize. i >ur ?1?ter town. Dumfries,several bun dred year? older than our little village l'Jtiantlroi, sent down '.? knight? of tbe bat. Cherry Hill ruihed In the other y right Hank, and upon the diamond for more than an hour was waged oneoftbe hi.tteHt games of the season, resulting to a victory uf 11 to 2 In favor of ("berry Hill. The bathing beach wa? another putee ?if great attraction, the water swarmlog all day with a happy crowd of hoys and girl?, ?tall boats and gasoline launches w?re well patronized, running excursion partis? to the Mary land ?bore and other pla?v? ?it Interest. ' t I TO p. in Rev. C. K. Sydenstrl?ker, of i ico,jtiaii,gave an Interestingaddre?*, ll.i.'iied to by over Hve hundred pe?iple Before aud altar this addr. ??three hymns were ?ting, three hundred or more copie? having ??eeti distribute,! The muai. that ?welled the br?ete was something that wa? never heard Isdore, even at one of the old time open air camp meeting* A' night the ground? were Illuminated by hundreds of Japanese lanterns of all color? During the day ?cores of Hag? w.re unfurls.) their length to the river bftwai and with the many yard? of bunt? ing u?ed In decorating mad? a picture that will long tie reuiemtiered by those present, and gave a patriotic demotuor t., the occasion. The crowd was ???tlmnted ?t two thousand. A good sum was real I fd the ..r.?'. ..Is to go towards building a hall. A Visitor. BUSINESS MEN'S ASSOCIATION A r. guiar meeting of tbe Hu?lue?? Meu'k Amu teltoa wa? held Tu.-?.lay night. president \V. I. Hratitiau prealdlng. and Dr J. (iarnett King, secretary. Mr. Klshpaugh, of Advertising I ..in uilltee, report-d that hi? i-omniittee liad advertised tb- free ?1te? donated br Mr Henry Warden In the Manufacturer?' S?cord and exhibited a copy of ?ame Mr 1". ft. Woo.l??in. of the TI me? Ills ?.at.h. W'?s present and ?pi Le l.i the In ??rest of advertising the a.I vantage? of Krederlcksburg through ihe c??luinns of lit. paper. The matter wa? referred to the advertising committee Mr. Isaac lllreh brought up the subject of t!i- proposed automobile route be? tween Washington and It!. binon.! He. retsry King was instruct.?! to write to Ihe Washington Post and TIiii.ni Dis? patch and offer the servi.v? of ihe a?s?> clttlon t . th.se In charge of the rout.-? and to the secretary <?f the Uood Road? ??.lion In Virginia A NEW TELEPHONE COMPANY The Kreilcrlckshurg ?V Little FallsTek phoaa Company ha? basa orgaulted with lbs following ill,mls-r? (leo. H Newton, Kalph liar.i. Dr. II. Harrt?, (i. Westfall. W. K Corsoii and Mrs. Mary J. Roach A contract waa made with Western l-j. et rie Company, Atlanta, lia, anda Hue la being bullt to l'redcrtcksburg t.. colilic-l with Sotltllern Hell Telephone Co. Th.we line? ar>- an Indication of (he progr?s? being made by the farmer? We are gla?l to ?*? these line? l?.1ug erected They add ta the prosperity of the city by pultlng farmer?, merchaiit?. banker? and doctor? 1n couitnuuli-atlou with each ?ither If such lines ran In ever dire.-tt.in from Kre.l.-rlcksbiirg It would be an ad ?antagc l POLITICAL NOTICE Tbe Democratic county committee? ot Stall,.rd and King tie,,rge c?,unties have tiled upon Aug attk Its tbe day f >r tbe primary elei'tloii forcaudl.late?for Uouae of Delegate?, and all cauiltdat*? mini til? notice wltb the chairmen of the commit trea of Ntalforil and King (leorge on or before the 1st day of August, lisch candidate will be assessed $.11) for el pasja??? of primary. K II I. ( hlcheater. Chairman County Deinocr?'!?-Committee of rttaff.ird. II. T. (iarnetl. t'tialruiau County Democrat!. Committee ?.I Klug li.iirge CAROLINE REPUBLICANS Tin* Republican? ?if Caroline held a mass meeting at Howling lireen and named the following delegates to the State convention at Newport New?: Charle? K Heaseley, J. I). ('. I'ouldln, (*. M. Harris, W. S. Blatt. K I. R. Dunn. J. R. Allen, and K. F. Hick? I?ater another meeting will b? held to consider tin* a 1 vlslblltty ol nominating a candidate for House of Delegates AGED CHRISTIAN PASSES AWAY Mr?. Klixa Chalmers, ng.?l NT years, ?li.il at ihe home of her son, Mr Andrew Chalmers, in Spotsylvauia. of general debility, mi Tu.-sdi-y. "She wits a Chris? tian woman, a memls-r ol Wt (Jeorge's ? hapel at R< ?bey's on tb? old I'lllllk roa,I. of Which ?ha WiiH oil.* of the founder? Sh?' will l>e interred in tlie City cemetery here. _ OFF TO ATLANTIC CITY AND OCEAN VIEW Mr. ami Mr? Da vid Hirsh will leave Thursday for Atlantic City to ?p.-n?i two weeks Un th.* ?ame ?lay Mis. Carliui Hirsh and Miss Julia liohlsmitli will go to Stoats Cottage, < ?ceau View, lora ?lay of ?.-vi-nil weeks. JOSEPH ROBINSON DEAD Mr. Joseph Robinson, aged 78 yean, died at hi? home near Maesa-stuax Mon? day night. He ia survived by six chil? dren, lu lierai from the holm- Tuesday afternoon PIPE LOST Mr. Jos. M. Goldsmith hot lost a very handsome mereeehaum and silver pipe in a red morocco case. Ths finder will be reward?-?! by returning same to him. FOB 8ALK FOR RBNT Drslrabl* itMdsaw on Charles street for sale. Piiee and term* r*s*onabto. ?....ni resldenee, with modern loiprov* msots.on Prince Kdwsrd ?trs*t, tor r*at. Vary desirable Apply to Juo W. Aiitoon. Jr. I KrederkUberg, Va. KING GEORGE CMMrss ? Dsy Mail is* Pi*?**cUet Fa ?as? Eatsts PassssH Klug Georg? f.. ,V? , July 13ib. 1MB I blhlreu's I'sy waa leiebreted at I'o toma,-< burch Sunday ?ml an Interesting program w a? carried out. Tbe pupil? of the ?liiiiil all ?Vi, ultUel them?. I?e? beau tlfully.aud the addr??.?. ? on tbe ocastou were en-ellent. Tbe cburcb wa* very tastefully decorated. Tbe crowd was su large the church could not ercouini,slate all. Ml?? Louise Nln.le Watson, of Col.iulal Beach, wa? uult??l In marriage to Mr. T. Locks ?iriltith. of 1 wlford. Weatmore laud county, last Wednesday, the 7th, In tbs.rget.owll, lu Ht. Paul? church, by Rev. Mr. Howdeu. The marriage wa? lu no sense a runaway, but m pleasant romaine The yourg bride to the oldest daughter of Mrs Mary C. WaUou and tile late Mayor Samuel Watson, of Cub, ulal Beach, and a granddaughter of the late lleorge Astitoii. of klug George Tl.? bride groom Is a son of Mr D M iirlttitli.il Wesiiiiorplaiiil. and a grand sou of the I ?te llev Tilomas LOSS?*, for many years rector of St Peter* church. Uak tirove. Tits yunug couple are s)s*iid1ng their hone) moon at Colonial Beach. A happy party of Waahtngtonlan? came down last Thursday to Wllkerson'? on it tour of Inspection of real estate, with tbe expectation of buying In King (ieorge. They Were Mrs Maurice Bleu and daughter. Miss C.irabel, Mr*.Covert, of Washington, and ex Governor Hart and Mr? Hart, ol Ohio, parent* of Mr*. Bien, who contemplate lnve ting In Virginia land*. Ml** Mary Wllkins, of Washington, Is a gueat of Miss Minnie Smith. Ml?* Lucy Lewi? I? visiting frteude In Washington. Mr. Dandrldge Sale, of Kanex. waa a guest Saturday and Suuday of Mr. Wui A Smith. Mi.se? Hilda and Jean Holc.liii, ol Washington, are guest? of tbe Ml**** Lewis at "Marinloii." BOND ELECTION IN ORANGE The vote In tbe election upon the iju.-a tlo'iof Issuing fSS.000 additional honda, for completing the macadam road* In Madison district, of Orange, wa* a* fol Iowa: KUR A? i AINSI 45 7 '.?'.i _>4 Hi -' l.l i; ? 17 7 o la i5 Total. 197 71 TKWS OF ORANGK FOR AGAINST :VI ?; Grand Total. 9SQ 77 Majority. 17.1 The following 1* tbe vote In Madlaon district ahme KOR AG.AIBHT Gordontvtlle. -I". 7 Orange. M '-'4 T?,1al. Ill .'Il Majority. Ill Au election upon tbe t-UeMlloB of l??U lug 190,000 In b. nid? to he ueed for put ting lu a ?yatem of water work? lu Orange resulted I'OR AGAINST 1 Majority. 5a Gordolisvtlle . Orange. Ilarbollrsvllle Halle's. Rh.iade* ville.. hni-uit lirove Wo? ?folk'?. JUDCES AND CLERKS 01 I .km;-y EMcttaa hi Staff??. V? htteOak tiwyn l,ee. F.. Taylor Kol line, judg-se; Harry Clark, clerk. Kaiinoutli James Bowler and Nor? man llrown. Alex Wyne, clerk. Simpson? Itasll Kiiglan.1, Thomas i". Sue!Hug?; Ham Young. Hart wood F. Stewart, Jam? ?Monroe, W. KmI.rey Rose ville Win. duelling?, R. M Jouis Van trSnellliige. Htafford Ht.?r. Daniel Toison, K. It Garrison. H.rl-ert Tolsou lllfa a B. Moiicure, Krank Power.; Jam-, lull. Htafloru i. ii -Jame? Asbby, Alex Id..I t.n: Aruilstead Nelson. Hr.iok.- John 1'ayne, !.. C. Fleming; W. A Cltft. TO RENEW CAMPAICN Gaaa" Read* Scout Car? WIN Star! ?gala The Washington Cost and Rlchuioud riiiiee-Dlspati-b good road? scout car? will ?tart on their aaaoad pathtii.diug journey from Washington to K!i liumud Thursday. This time the trip will Ire made via the .Sbenandoah valley passing through imee burg, llerryvllle, Winchester. "Strasburg, W oodatiM-k, Kdluburg, llarrtsouhurg, Htauuton, Haste City, Aft.iu and char lottesvlll.., at all ol which platee? good roads meetings will be held. The scouts will coniuiue three day? In making Richmond. This route to Klchmo.t 1? ui..re than a hundred ml ft longer than either ol the other two available one?. MADE COOD TIME Tbe Time? Dispatch scout auto which left Richmond at au early hour Wednes? day morning passed through the city at 7 a. m. having made the trip In a little over two hour?. Tbe journey waa continued on to Washington, which city tits party ex peeled to reach by .':.*IU. It I? hoped that the routs via Krederlik.burg will finally be aslet-ted. MR. CHANDLER'S SUCCESTION Mr. Algernon B. Chandler, ?I Rowling Green, bas written Tbe 'limes Dispatch a? follows in reference to the auto route: "As per your request In today's issue, I write to ?ay that In my opinion by tar tb? best roots from Richmond to Frrder Ickahurg Istiy Hanover ('. II , and thanes loi,owing the Kell Telephon? line through tbl? town. Tbls will be found, at least through Caroline as direct *a routs a? any, aud vary much tbe beat road." SOME RAIN IN STAFFOfcO; DROUGHT IS SERIOUS A good rain fell In Stafford Tuesday evening, extemilng from "l.lttle Fall?," owned by Mr. Ralph liard, to below ?Traveler? Rest," tb? home of Mr. J. Howie Gray. From Little Fall* up tb? county It waa very light. Tbe drought 1? becoming aertoos in tbl? ?action. CONTEST "WET" VICTORY ?jjrltto, "nry?" Cimm atefte Mpl Vt-tart. On the ground that 12? illegal vote? wars cast In the local option ?lection Id KHstol last wssk, which resulted In a victor/ of the "weta" by H2 majority, tb? temperan?? leader? hav? dacldsd to contest tb? election. A commit**? til ?slscted wltb power to proceed to retain counsel and Ab ?alt attacking tbe legality of tb? ?lection. Headquarters For All Kinds of Leather Bots leather. bMm, ?trip? and Block?, aitkar Hemlock or Oak. Harneas l?tatbsr, Helling aod 1?*? Ing, alt axesa. Calf Hkln? and Black?m1th Aproo?. ff? don't bandle anything but th?'??t. All guaranteed to give perfect ?aUafac tlon aa to priVw?, etc. tf. John G. hurkamp Co. Chancellor Makes The Price I Spring Farming 1909 I wearteem Wire Fencing, from M t.. M loches hlarh; Harb-sl Wire and Staples. Hupertor Mai Drills, Drag ai,.I ??iirliig Toiitli Harrow?. The liest Manure Hprv-aders, The Bos* Gasoline Engins?, 9 to 90 Horas I'.iwer; Saw Mills Farmern' Frleml i urn Drills, with and without fertiliser rtlsrhstfttti lilt Most lav i,r<ive,l Cream Separatore, all sisee; Hand aud Horse and Hiding- Cultivators, Fana Waftoaa. I BJllBgss. Iingglee, and other Vehicle?,, lar l'....,l.ng Pa?< r and t aim, Oliver Chilled Hows, Kanasrs' Frisad Flows, Churus, Chain?. Well Rockets, Statten, H,tee, atol other fanning Impleaiants boUfrht lor rsaft ta taras q nal. titles ami?.ffensl at th- ??? r lowest rash pries. BKMKMRKK THk Umatm AND PLACE? M. S. Chancellor _FARMERS' BPPPLY STORE, Commerc? Btr?t._ Ladies' Tailor-made Suits Ladies' Separate Tailored Skirts. Ladies' Entire Silk and Worsted Dresses Ptoa ta ta/? m rar! ?o Ladies9 Mull Dresses. Ladies9 Linen and Wash Suits, Ladies' House Wash Dresses. Beautiful Shirtwaists. Silk. Mull, Linen. Allover ?Lace, all splendidly tailored. These and all other things of a First-Class Dry Goods Store are here. C. W. JONES Pfo Farmers and Dairymen. I \\ i? Hiv pleased to offer you the Finest imported Parchment Butter Paper mannfactorsd. put up la boxes of MO 9x19 sheet? at 66c the box Also DIAMOND CRYSTAL SALT for butter or table use. Diamond Crys? tal Suit in Bos, whits, smooth running and absolutely pure Try it in your batter. Sacks 6c, 10c and 26c. EXTRAORDINARY VALUES IN LOW SURS. Women'?Tan SuedeAnklnStraii Sandal?, mMlliiin ?Hiles A JE Women's llus?iit Calf Bteehtr Cut Oxford, a hIk?.. a JtZ that weani, at. le/J Women's Pat.Coit.V thin Metal ('all _' Kyelet plain toes, at. Calf '_' Kyelet l'um|is, ^Te Women's White Canvas lihi.Iier Cut, I'lain Toe A ?\f\ Oxfords, $1.50 value... ? a\y\J Women's Soft kid Oxfords, plain toes, extra wide, tlexlble soles, a comfort giver, A *^H5 Misses' Patent I?eatlier Ankle Strap Saudais,'.) t fl.r.O. i:i to 2 at. Strap Sandals,*.? to 12 A J/Z Mise???' Viel Kid Oxfords, pat? ent tips, extended soles, tilui li? er cut, '.?to 12 #1 2."?; A IT ft i:i to 2 at. ? ?Jv The Waldorf Shoe For Mei at $2.50 equals many ,.f tlicf .'l.r.o kiml? All leathers, all styl?*?, mam price. The JUST WRIGHT SHOE For ?en embraces all thatgoes to make tbe highest Krade Footwear, Shoes and oxfords. All leath? ers, all styles. Price 4.00 ED. TIMBERLAKE. The Shoe Man, 'Mil Main St., next to C W. Jones, Predertcksbuix, Va. FOB 8ALK tUsjUtarmd Abntdaam Aturoa bull*. 111 sad A moatb* old. Ms* pedl_n?e? Very rsssoesbl* pricaa. l'armera, !in pro?? jour ?luck sad get rid of born*. David I. Jsyo**. Wsw?txmsx, Vs Bcerttoa* Kara. Big Cot in Sommer Goods at Lowery's. We are taklug time by the forelock and thereby giving you the ad van tag? of In? Ing summer good? w lien you in. ?it need them, and at price? that in ?an a big ?a?1ng All summer good? are Included In tula reduction Balow art ? b? of tt? many go..i things .". an?l ?'.. U.n? cut to. Ac 13*4 IS Ma] lr-?.- lawuaaud Organdis? now. lUc |l?c l.awu and Mattste now . TV Bike She-no Silk, all ahaiiee. waahabt?, only.?. 3a*? r.oc Shantung Anglala. Iieaultful ?badas.?. SAe I .'.and 1*-. Crinkle I'll???. 10c Ml ?.'?..? White Fancy MHr.e.-1te?1 Uadra?. ._ 19e -.'"m Dress I.lnen Stripes ami Check? fur coat ?ults.?. lite Only S H, sutlful aleesallne 811k Prlnrece Dr?sttvs aold at $16. tak?Utsst lor. $10 Small hit Wash Suit? at Isss thau <-o?t to make white ?ktrU and ?bit? ? ?Ist* at prl.-s? that will please. t-j ".?? Silk Parasol?, blai-k aud ? ,.l?ir?, now.$l?8 $1 ??.-. Silk Parasol?, black and colors, only. We Big lot of N.w Ulllltisry Umght at less than one half pries, to 1st ?old accordingly. Flower? ami fruit? all brand new . I.Uten' 1 lot Miu-wt ?ira.le Black Chip?, worth from $1.75 to $2.50, now. ?8c 1 lot line Straw Braid Shape?, ?old from $1 to $J, only.? 4fte These are this seasou? uswe?t creatlou? and are uot ?Us-k worn, iaat op??d. It I? a rare ? han.-e to buy a ?ummer hat at Is?? than one-naif vain?. Special prie?? ,,n Trunk?. Suit Cases, and I jt?-e Curtains Don't gat It-it. r.,m? -uxj fM total ul these plums. J. T. Loweiy & Co, * Rawlings & ?Son | ?? Just riv.1?, .*.! another car ol Ute eeasbratsd fi Piedmont One? Two Horse Wagons < Grain Drills, Disc and Smoothing j Harrow8,the Majestic Washing Machines g Alm? Winters?*.! Oat*. See.1 lije, Timothy* Bead. Hovar m Swil. Orchard tirase Seed. A nk-e line of GRtx'EHIKS. m ^ In fact a?.y thing* needed by the farmer and housekeeper. fc-S ? iRawlingsS <& Song HIRSHS'SPECIALS I.adlee? Wash Suits from $.'! and op. Kxtra i|ualltv White anil Colorad Wtttete oA 50e. Wash Skirts from 75c* to $4. A omptg? -'?? M?!?' Hoae, tan and blttc-k, lor 15c. I .adle? Veeta for 5c, wortb 10. A Rood ?'iialltj* Silk, J7 incbaa ?Ida, In all color?, wort* 50c, tor Ste. THmioed Hata from $1 and up. Sailor Hata from Ma to 9:i. A big line of wide Unan Ljtcaa oA Se. Many* other Special Bargain? at) Isaac Hirsh & Son. 924 Main Street.