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The condition of Mrs. Sarah Cole is much improved. Go to the Norri? jewelry ??tore for re? liable jewelry eil from a asjosaaas trio west. Read C. W. Jones' u.U. rti-ement in The h re.- I anee today Mi.. Mary Ciistis I.e.', ..r Stafford, is a guest of friends in Hanover. Oil painting" and ether picture? sell mg at cost. II. Wallace < iimer Judge It. 11 I., t'hicbcster was in Washington Thursdav 00 I?. Received today, new hats anil llnwcrs. latest style?, at Mrs |l I-:. Smith ft ( "o. V Mt and Mrs. Gordon < ...illilmaii ami child ?re guests of relatives ?i land. Three new sewing machines to sell at half price: nne "Domewtic" and two "New Home nachinea H. Wallace earner's. d altlw.l.'lt. Helle Veasey. of Richmond, who san been visaingauasei Lily an Amelia W.sxts. has returned soase. Don't forget our optical department gives you the best ronlt? obtainable. : All repairs while you wait. The H. K. Noms up to date store. Mr. B. F.Cole.of Washington.is here, having been sunimnn.sl hy the illness of his mother, Mrs. Barak EL tole. If you ladle- want to save lug money go to Jones' this week lluii.lre.ls of bargains that his ad. .lues not tell roa of. Mr. tirant Si m mom Is and Miss Alice Mcyuay, of Washington, spent Sunday at the home of Mr. I B Stielten, in Stafford. We will continue our sale on summer goods until everything is sold. Some exceptional bargains will be offered the coining week The T. N Brent Store. Rev. W. !.. Fawlki?. of llun,|?len Sidney, will preach at Shiloh Baptist church, new sit... Sunday morning and night. When you want a beautifully finished photograph und corred likeness of self or family, the thorough!) equipped Fredericksburg Davis Galler) is pre pared to nuk" it All work guaranteed first i lass ui every r. ID) I Mr w. H Tru-l.m. of Hartford, Conn., is m Stafford ui the borne of his father. Mr Oeo. W TlMsluW, for two Weeks All statuary going at cost. H. Wallace earner's, among which are statues of Wagner. Beethoven, Stone? wall Jackson, K. K. Le?, Cala. Shakes |K"are, etc I? P. I. W. Creen ami F. M. i hichester i.ave reto?ad from s house party given by the Hisses Segar al l.ew . Iliamon.l, watches, cut glass, -olid silverware, jewelry, rings, china, etc. Fine and complicated watch repairing; |iersonal attention and promptness guarantiee.!. The H. K. Norri? reliable -tor?-. Mr. J. Bejrd Wasliingtrm. of near Woodford'a, ("aniline county, i- having a residen..rected on the site of the ..ne destroyed by Hiwsstne time Bead every line m I . W Jones' ad. in this issue, be only tous you of ladies' ready to wear garments, but in every department in this great store > oil are met with great bargains. Mr. W. W. Butzner will sell the Bowler farm in SpoUylvania and all personal property at auction Kndav. Aug. 90, at Mt, m N P.. Kiusey willbe the auctioneer. Have your eyes examined at Kauf men's. Best glas-.-s fitted. Mr-. Nannie S. Barney and daughter. Mis- K-ther Barney. have returned from a visit of several weeks t.. the hospitable home of i'rof. S. W. BaasrST ville. in Culpeper county. Bracelets and rings of .-very descrip? tion at Kaufman's the jeweler, Mr. K. H Myer. of Wiliiam-fs.rt. l'a., is on a pleasant visit to his niece. Mr-, Willard Rains, on the National Boulevard. He will go from here to Washington, Philadelphia, Kaston and New Jersey before returning home. Hospital for sick watches, clocks and jewelry at Kaufman's the jeweler. Mrs. J. P. Row.-. Mrs. Mar)' Quinn Hicks, Mrs. W. S. D'ake and Mrs. J. P. Thomas returned Thursday from Spotsylvania. where they attended the Woman's Missionary meeting at Hebron church. Mrs. Thomas and Mrs. I.eake have returned to their homes m Rich? mond. Watches in goal and silver at Kauf? man's, the jeweler. Miss Rena Shelton bus returned to lier home in Stafford, after a pleasant stay of two weeks in King George. Tootsies, Fluffy Mints, Chocolate Kisses and Nutlets, the new and popu-1 lar candy at 20c the pound, at Brannan's. Miss Mary MadisonJones, of Georgia, is visiting Miss Ann Seymour Jones, daughter of Hon. William A. Jones, of Warsaw. Miss Jone? is a sister of Mrs. A. Waller, of Spotsylvania county. Kaufman, the jeweler, for watches. Attorney Frederick W. Coleman ha? returned from a business trip to Wash? ington. Mr. V.. 6, Speakman will be in the city from Aug. 23 to 2H to tune pianos. Mr. K. I.. Allison and family are spending several weeks at Potomac Mills, Westmoreland county. Diamond rings, brsochea and jewelry of the newest designs at Kaufman's. the jeweler. Dr. W. P, Moiicure. of Fairfax, is a guest of his sister, Mrs. A. K. (hi? chester, in Stafford. Thus. Gr-rnett, of Spotsylvania, died Monday of brain fever, aged 42 years. He is survived by Im widow ami one child. Commonwealth's Attorney G. K. Swift has returned from Rawley Springs, where he lias lieen spending some time with his wile. Dr. W. D. Scott returned to Balti? more Wednesday after a pleasant visit to his parents here. LOST A gold pin with red cross and Rich? mond, Va. .on it. A reward will be given if left at The Free Lance Star office. CITY COUMCIL Committe? Report* Received Awards For School Kurniture Other Mat ' ten IMacnaned. The City Council met in recular ses? sion Thurwrtav nia rirattley in th" rhsir. S ? Baal etarfc, a'i<i tan following me?bei Lane, Melville. (;.>i.t ?ninth, (earner, riahraj ami Gr. ? ' Mr. Laa*>, of 1.nance, presented rc l-.rt of Acting Mayor W. K. p. which stat.il that the p.,|u, otti.-e'rs hail ilone their duty for the past month, asked that their salarui? In paid, ami amount tines turmtl 1'reasur.T Kiiox for the mouth $1??.."i<i ( >n motion of Mr. Goldsmith, th.- r?' port ?ra* rec.iv.sl and salaries ordered paid ? Mr. Bradley, of PaaMr Property, re ported the Union Mouse building t*k?'ii .lown. brick? cleaned, cellar tilled up at ? cost of ?At. t?. that i?.(??l hrick.s had tieen hauled on the Alms House hill to I.mid the colored Alms House, the hricks having a value of $.r>20; that enough old w.wal hail also I?tii haulitl there to furn.sh the Alms House for two \ears. (?n account of tins no coal will !.?? rei'uir?'?! for the coming winter. This saveel $200 at least. All of this hail been ilone for IBS.lft There are also 80,460 old bricks to ba sold now at the si'h.xjl buil.ling. and a lot of aaak, door*, tilimls. etc. Mr. Kmbrey. of Streets, reporte?! the granolithic curli around Mary Washing ton Hospital at a cost of less than 1100. Mr. Embrey, of Ordinance?, present e.l an ordinance in reference to cruelty to animals, which laid over under the rules Mr. Goldsmith, of Public Interest.had read an invitation to the Council from the I-eague of American Municipalities to be held at Des Moines.Iowa, on Au?. 86, 88, 27. to send delegates from this city. It was received and liled and no action taken. Mr. Goldsmith also call? ed attention to the necessity for a public dump. Mr. Laneneked that Health Officer Hartley, who was present. Ik- heard. Or. Marney spoke of the necessity of a dumping ground and suggeste.1 that the city aojuire an acre or two outside of the citv limits for burying dead am mais. A.-,- He also stated that he thought Ruara'* mi ail n could !?? gotten for a consideration as a dump for nan eraJ matter and said if this ?ra* acquired it would take ten years to till it up. On motion ot Mr. Kml.rey the matter was referred the Health Oratnmittae t.. re purl at t.'ie earliest date |x. Mr. (?oldstiiith of Schools, presented report of joint committee of School* and Public Property Committee, which rec..inmenile<l the award of contract for school furniture as follows T.. W A Hell & Bra. Roll UND desks. ."?I inches . $ If. !?.". Globe-Wernicke aeetional ix>ok case. 4 section. 11 '.to Globe-Wernicke ?artlnii?! filing case. IT ?"i ( itl.ee table. 24*36. I 8E 15 teachers' desks with rail, ?H.75 each. 148 at 15 Globe Wernicke sectional IxKik. 'ion. ?.(.71 each. 145 66 16 clocks at 82 ? 17 Li> IS teach, r- is 7 , 2 henche?, 8 f.H't each, at 7.V. |x'r f.s.t . IL' tsi lot.. 1448 88 Hell Book and Stationery Co, 1 planitariutii $16 no 1 gonf. 1"' . ?'?*? ? glol.es. 1 s.t wall maps. 48 i?> ToUl. C Weiitworth I ?et relief maps. ilui i?i Making a total of 8t.S6.4i. On motion of Mr. Garner the commit lea was instructed kanaka the awards. Prof. A. H. Chandler, of the Summer Institute, returneil $N.:C> left over from the appropriation of $25(1 made by Coun? cil to assist m the exi-ense of the insti? tute Public Property Committee reported -s m regard to IIS.!??? insurance in the Mutual Assurance Society of Vir? ginia on new school building. This committee also reported new !ocker> for armory nearly completed. The Council adjourned. CHARGED WITH STEALING CORN Mr. Wm. I>. Corbm. charged by Mr. Peter S. Powell, attorney at law. at Belmont, Spotsylvania county, of the larceny of 9 quarts of corn, was ?n Thursday by Sheriff R. M. Waller, un? der a warrant from Justice Orr's court. Corbin is charged with stealing the corn from Powell m 1808, while work? ing for him on bis farm. The case will 1-e tried Tuesday. Attorney Frederick W. Coleman. of this citv.wiii represent Crbiii. IRVINGTON BOATING PARTY HERE A party from lrvingtoii on a pleasure trip arrived here Thursday night on the trim little yacht Lasc?la. The members of it are Messrs. Gilbert K. Meaeiek, Thos. L Abel, Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Baugher, Messrs. Harry, I.eRoy and Bosley Baugher, Misses Annie, Alice and Bymina Baugher and Mrs. .1. C. Bohl. Friday was spent in visiting friends and sight seeing. They will re? turn Saturday. ESCAPED FROM ASYLUM Daniel Minor, colored, who was sent from this city to the asylum at Peters? burg on May 5, l!HCi, made his escape Sunday, ami as yet has not been cap? tured. It is likely he will make hi? way back here unless he is apprehended on the way. SALE BY PIEDMONT REAL ESTATE The PitaaVnoni Real Kstate Agency, of this city, have sold to Mr. C. Ky land Pritchett, of Spotsylvania county. Va., the Irons house and lot on Pea well Field. Terms private. LAWN PARTY TI?? l?tate? of the People'* Mission will hold a lawn party on the lot next to Mr. H. B. C?x on the Boulevard. Thursday night, Aug. 2t.th, for the beliebt of the People's Mission. FATHER OF TWIN BOYS Mr. H. W. McWhirt. of Berea. lias twin I?<.;,>.. They were lioni Sunday night, and are fine youngsters. LOST HIS PURSE Recovered Again Inder SiruTular Cir ramatanre?. I last Saturday Kx Mayor T F Wa! arded a tram at Alexandria for Manassas. Basses he arrived U Ioiiihi mat ins |?h s.-tiss.K. containing papers and annual BBSS over the South tor of the C. ft. ( >. , R. R. .was missing. I In Vs re es i ved the following letter from gen? eral superintendent of the Southern lystsm ? ..?boro. Aug. 17th. IM [ I>ear Sir On the night of Aug. loth .the police at Orccnsboro am'st.sl a negro riding on tin- top of OOS of our gar trams and upon searching him there was found in bis |>osses.sion a fnirne containing paliers showing it to SB your pm|iertv The negro has baoa given .'todays on the road for stealing a rid?', and in the meantime the police wish to know if the purse was stolen. He claims be found it ui the streets .,f Alexandria. Yours truly A. H. Wenfall. Jr., General Blipeiintl El Mayor Wallace replusl that BO did not know whether the purse was ( stolen or whether he lost it. He paid bis fare to the conductor for the first tune in :i(l years, as he has (n'en either local counsel or director forth.it period. SPOTSYLVANIA MONUMENT V\ ?irk of Raising Funds to Itcgin. To The Fia?' I.anee. At a bu-ines- meeting of the Spotsyl Memorial Association, held at Spotsylvania C II. Wednesday, the matter of a Confederate monument on the Court House grounds was cons|.|. ?red. It was decided to at once take the matter up and push forward a move ment to erect the monument. A eo operative committee will in limned in a short time, consisting of members of the association, old soldiers und other citi. The purpose is to raise money by private subscription, by social gather? ings and such other ways a- the coin mittee thmk proper ami practieaL \t leas) 92.000 will b. asked for, of which something like <?i is already promi Until the nan.I the chairman of the monument committee is given t.. tie public inform?t.on regard project will be furnished b) Us dent of the associstioi Mi- \\ \[ rich. Spots) uania C IL. Va. I II II CAUGHT THE THIEF Mr. W. .1. Ford has a colored boy. '.- Walker. Jr.. working for him. Mr-, lord ha- been missing mom of lier purse for some time. W retting Mr Ford set to Work to find out who wa- ?tealing the money. Th.- family went out ami Mr. Ford bid in the back yard, where lie coui.l see anyone going op stair-. In a short tune George wa? seen by Mr. Ford to go up stairs and Mr. Ford followed, but when George beard him coming be hid fan ? cio.-et. Mr.Ford saw him but came on down stairs and when Mrs. Ford re? turned asked tier to see if anything was missing from her pocketbook. She dis I that one dollar wa- ?rone. Mr. Ford then went to the boy and started to police keadooarter* with him. The Is.y hogged so hard and promised Mr. Ford he would never do so any more, and Mi F. lot bun off. THE BARACA EXCURSION The excursion of the Baraca Bible class to Idle ?rood Park, Richmond, re? turned here Wedneada] night aboal midnight. Everyone spent a pleasant day in Richmond. The train left Rich? mond als.ut lu p. m. returning and made several stop- to let off pa-.-. As far as known there were no acci? dents, although it was reported that someone fell off the train at Ashland, and was left behind; this report h been confirmed. At Idiewood a num U-r of the Frederick-burgers were rid? ing on the roller-coaster ear, when it jumped the track, and a small boy from Richmond had his ankle broken, and two Mi--- .left and Mi-- Dillon, from this city, were painfully but not seriously hurt. The handsome sum of $2oo was real? ized for the treasury of the das-. W M MEMORIAL TEMPLE Mr. R. W. Hart, of Texas. Make Second Contribution. Mr. R. w. Hart, of F.i l'as.,. Texae, who some tune ago donated $10 for the Washington Masonic Memorial Temple, in a letter to Chairman Clarance R. Howard makes another contribution to the same object, sending an additional $10. He was formerly a resilient of Fredericksburg. SUING FOR DIVORCE Mrs. A. K. ('line bas instituted suit for divorce from her husband through her attorney. L. T. Irlar, of Marion county, Fla. The subpoena is in the hands of the sheriff of King George for service, as Cline is confined in jail in that county. Mrs. Cline was Miss Ber? tha Cook before her marriage, and the grounds for her divorce will be that Dr. Cline has one or more living wives In other places, from whom lie has never been divorced or legally separated. Mrs. Cline is now in Florida, where the suit was started. ATTENDED REUNION Mr. Win. li. Jones, of Stafford, Bra? in the city Thursday. He attended last Saturday at Fauquic-r White Sulphur Springs a reunion of the Black Horse Cavalry, Of which Ik was a member and which played B0 conspicuous a part in the Civil War. Mr. Jones repart? a splendid time and the reuni?n a com? plete success, though rank- ?ire grow? ing thinner year by year. FUNERAL OF J FRANK COVEY The funeral of J. Frank Covey took place at the home of his brother, Mr. S. K. C-ovey, Friday afternoon at 3 o'clock, conducted by Rev. R. A. Wil? liams. Interment in Citv Cemetery. Pallbearers- Messrs. J. ft. Cox, Jr., Randolph Broaddus, Converse Johnson, James Smith. George ?tajara and Lloyd Cole. The Conway, Gordon & Garnett ...NATIONAL BANK... ? rWDtRICKSBIJRG, VA. DSPO8IT8 Solicit.?,. Neootiable Papkh Dihcountrl ?11 correspondence promptly answered In sealed envelope*. Handsome lithographed check books presented to each customer. Merchants' business sards placed on their checks. m Bank Open From 0 A. M. to 4 P M m WHITE SOX WON r'rederickeburwrm Capture Good (.ame In Kii'i muml From Battle txe. Poor fielding behind .loe Boehlmg, and better batting by Frederick gave th?- ia?t. ? Battle Axe team, en Broad Street Field, in Bicbmond. W?tlnesday after aaaa. Except in t?ru mgs. when the Battle Axe intiel.l w.i.t t.. pieeaa, the g?me was an unusually pretty ana, and ? ltd i-r?s!it to the two crack amateur teams Boehling and Johnson both pitched good ball.but the latter hit liai?? batsmen and allowed four free passes. The Fredericksburg organization was arcompanie?! by a large number of reat? an, and the contest was marked by fr?quent d?mo?iatr?tion? fraau the grand staml and bleachers. There wer?- no extra-base hits, and little chance was given the Beider? to make sensational plays. Augustine's wild throw to third bas?' let in two runs. Fr<-?lericksbiirg's only error was on a juggl.sl infield ball. The ?cere: FRFDFKK IKSBUBG AB HO \ F Dodd. If. :. (i :t (? Priant, ss. :i i | i B?'tinett. cf. 4 1 2 il Noyes, c. ."> 8 t :; Ford, lb. 5 111 1 Manning, rf. 4 10 0 Marshall. 3b. I u (i 1 Spier. 2b 1 il :t 2 ?lohnsoi,. |, . I 1 i; :? Total? 18 717 M 1 HAITI.K AXE AB H (i A Uoggett, ri o o _' n Sheppard, ss. lu :< :l i Sitterding, Sb. :t 0 18 1 Hulcher. cf. S 0 0 0 Miller, If. I n 1 0 ? ine, _'b . I n _? i 1 ?ig. c . 4 ICI! Whitfield lb. :; l m i i .1. Boeting. p. 1 \ 2 1 \ Tot.,' Score by inning-: R. Fredericksburg. 0 0 0 '. 3 0 0 0 0 6 Battle Axe 00 1 00 n o o (? I Summary Run? Priest. Bennett, ing, Marshall. .1. Boehling. Left on bases Fredericks burg. 7; Battle A\e. S. Stolen bases .1. Boehling. Double piny Prie?! t.. Spicer t.. Ford. Paar? on balls dtr J. Boehling, 2; off .lohn lin by pit.-hed ball* Dqegett, Sittering, Hulcher, Bennett. Struc' out By Boehling, ?"'. by Johnson. 4. Wild pitch Johnson. Time ,.f game ? 30. Umpire?, Gouldmari and O Bole Attendance. 800. WON FIRST OF SERIES White Sox Defeated U, S. Marine?. In Ukt first game of the series Fred epeksburg defeated the U. S Marine?, of Washington. at Hanover Park Thursday evening, si'i.ri' :'. to 1. The ?as . alli-.i in the tirst half of the ?tb innings on account of darkni'ss. The Marins - I runs in this half of th?' 8th and Umpire Setiej called the game beca**?? it wn- entirely too dark for Fretleiicksburg to tak?- tin half ami the game went back to Un? even inning, which was the seventh, anil the sere ?ra? '?'? !" 1 in favor of the home team. Frede^Hcksbura ular team was not in the game, hut the leatti we had gave the Marines a g.ssl ?tiff fight, Gouldman in left lii-lil uo cepted even chance. Haialip was in the l?.x for Fredericksburg and pitched an excellent , FOR CAMPAIGN FOR GOOD ROADS Mr. Flierl?' W. (artel, secretary Fredericksburg G.xsl Koads Associa tioii, has writien the following letter !<? the G.ksI Koads Department. 1!. S. Government, at Washington. Frederickahurg, Va. Aug. IS, 1860. Mr .1. F. Pennyhackor. Office of Public Koads. Washington, D. C. Dear Mr. Pennybacker: V?ni will re? member that on your recent visit to ". with The Washington P..?tan.! Richmond Times-Dispatch g.??! roads representatives w?' forme?! a Frvder ickaburg Good Koads Association and you informed us that your department would Ik? glad to let us have literature on the good roads question. Our asso? ciation has regularly organized and gotten down to work, the memltership is growing, and ev cry memlier i.s enthu lastic. An election for a bond issue for good roads in Sixitsylvania county has been ordered for November 2. We extx'ct to put up an active campaign in !>ehalf of the bond issue in the county, and think your literature would be a great help to us in educating the people. We are thinking of having a big bar? becue in the county and getting a num? ber of speakers to be present on that occasion, and would like very much to have you with us at that time, which would Ik; some lime aboot the middle of September. We are also stiring up the matter in Caroline and Stafford counties, and bop? to get an ?lettion ordered for ttsoaa tara counties shortly. Thanking you in advance for such help and information as you may give us. and also thanking you for the inter? est you have already shown in the movement in this section, yours, very truly. Flierl?' W. Carter. Secretary. REV DR. RAY'S CONDITION Sunlight, Va., Aug. 19th. Itev. Geo. H. Ray, pastor of Spotsyl vania Circuit, was taken sick at Shsdy Grove church on Sunday,15th inst., and went to Mr.Pell Fir.ney's residence. In roi-poiise to a telephone message Dr. Kay's son, of Ashland, came immedi? ately, taking him to his home. The malady was pronounced apoplexy of the brain and the son has apprehend?-?! an outbreak of this disease for several ra is aaat, Dr. Kay is well known and highly to. raed in this section, having served on this circuit for several yi-urs. His age, Mf> years has not materially affec? ted his energy and with a vigorous con? stitution ha nas expended himself in llll|ii?llirhn to his churches, though at this age. or even for a young man, the wink is t?H> arduous for any one person, and we hope to s.-e the circuit again dividi-d as formerly. ?. ENJOYABLE WATERMELON PICNIC One of the most enjoyable entertain ment* of the season was a watermelon picnic given at "Serena." the home of Mr. J. Calvin Butzner, in lower Staf? ford, on Wednesday, Aug. 18th. Among those present were: Misses Nettie Hess, Nell Lynn, Gr?ce Morri? son, May Pratt, Nannie Warren Gray, Helen Larsen, of Kenosha, Wisonsin, Blanche Simonds, Baltimore, Flma Jones, Urbanna; Messrs. W. W. Butz? ner, Bert Wallis, Horace and Nat Rol? lins, Clarence and Julian Pratt, May n?rd Rogers Lynn, Richmond, Bob Gray, Fred He??, Washington. Robt. W. rerneyhough, Richmond. Chaperone?, Mr. and Mrs. John Gray Mr?. Maynard R. Lynn, Richmond Mr*. S. P. Walker, Baltimore. At 6:30 a picnic supper was served on the lawn, and fruit and watermelons in abundance were enjoyed by all. At a late hour the company dispersed, after having spent a most delightful time. FAIR GROUNDS FOR RENT Possession given Jan 1, 1910. For particular* apply to M. B. Rowe. Chairman Committee on Ground?. sauglS. Imll7-lm COLORED BAPTISTS HERE Lsrge Delegations Attending Sunday School Convention. The forteitb annual meeting of the Virginia Baptist State Sunday School ntinn is in -? Shiloh Rapt ist church. Rev J. A. Brown, pastor; J. L. Johnson, superin tendent. The ksjdj represent? largely the State in Sunday School work. R. T. Hill, of Richmond, a well-known business mem lier of the race, cashier of True Re formers Bank, Richmond, kan president for 25 years. iifsuiing exercises Thursday morning w. re eoSMMClad by Rev. J. H. Bowler. Rev. S. W. Turner. D. M. Kay. Rea J. T. Crump. Miss N I!. I After introductory remarks by Pr> -; dent Hill the welcome was given by Rev. .1. a. Broten and J. L. Johnson Response, by Rev. A. A. Graham, of Phoebus, and Dr. G. W. Goode, Dan ville. The following Committees were an? nounced: Knrollrnent Miss M. M. Scott. Miss M. L. Walker. Miss Clara V. Ciernan. Mr-. Mary Tow les. on Letter? Prof. W. P. Epos. Prof. I'. <;. Jacox. I. H. Carter. R. H. Thurston, J. D. Miller. T. H. Costs, Dr. J. M. Hayes. On New Boo.?? Rev. R. J. Bass. T. H. Jones. R. W. Whiting. Mrs S Cunningham. Miss ('. Clarke. Miss K. L. Nicholas, Mr. W. J. I.omans. J. D. Brown. (In Nomination of Officer? Rev. J. II. Randolph. .1. II. Sampson. .1. F. W. Tonkins. I. S. P. Robinson. Rev. A. A. loft. Rev. R. R. Graham. On Finance Rev. J. J. Carter, S. W. Turner. W. A. Kvles. Prof. J. W. W. II. Brown". (;. V. Inge. Rev. William Gray. J. D. 1'carman. On Auditing- Misa C I.. I'erkin?. Mrs. S. W. Mann. Miss Looiaa Branch. Mrs. J. I> WikxI. Miss R. Drunsgoule. ( in Temperance Dr. W. T. Johnson, Ilr. W. M. Moss. Mrs. A. T. Norris. Mi-- Lewenia Hill. Miss A C. Brooks. Miss Mary Folkes, Miss Bessie llerne. Hiss A. .1. .lam.-. Miss .1. A. Ran doiph, Mrs. A. .1. Fggle-toii. Mr. J. 1.. Italian!, Mr. c. Cobbs. Solicitor- S W. Johnson. Rev. C. II. Johnson, Bristol, presi.l ed during the delivery of the pre-l dent'- address. The address, well de In.led. discussed at length Sunday Schools, State missions, foreign ou? -ions, education, temperance, religious and moral life of young people, un? wholesome influences, church ?utilities of the young |>eople and the various points of interest undertaken by the convention. The convention will continue in ses? sion during the week. I). M. Kay is chairman of entertainment committee. Many of the best known preachers and teachers of the colored race uro in at? tendance. ON A FISHING TRIP Faltnouth. Va.. Aug. 19, A .lelightfi.il fishing party left Mrs. I'. M Payne'? Sunday morning fora ten days' trip. In the party were Geo. K.. .1. R. and Archie A. Wine, DM W. Ball, of Washington; Ccorge Payne, .!>?? Limerick, e. Brooks, of Fal mouth. Mr and Mrs. Geo. L". W\ i Nona De-niund, Mr. Archie VYyne. Dr. Ball, of Washington, are visiting Mrs. !.. M. I'uvne Mi-- Nellie Wyne. Mis- Edith E. Payne are visiting friends in Rich mood. Va. LETTER TO W D SCOTT Predericksburg, V? Dear Sir: <;.h?I yarn How we got our agent at Delhi. N Y. Gladstone Jfr Paine were agents for . we mustn't tell names. We wanted em. Fame was painting his big Colonial bouse. Said it took 10 gallons of white for the trim. We sent him 10 gallons and said: if you get it all on, no pay; if you have any left, return it and pay for the rest. Agreed. He retornad four gallons and took the agency. Four or five years ago. He knows now that his old paint was and is adulterated; that's why it took ten gal? lons to equal six of ours. <?" by the name; there is but one name to go by: Devoe lead-and-zinc. Yours truly F W Devok a New York P, S. J. Willard Adams sells our paint. COMMONWEALTH'S ATTORNEY Judge J. B. T. Thornton, at Manas sas, ap[Kiuited Hawes Thornton Davis? Commonwealth's attorney for Prince William county to fill the vacancy caused by the death of .1. .lenkyn Da? rios. Mr. Davies is a nenhew of Judge Thomson and State isenator Kwell Thornton and a former law partner of the former. He was a brother and law partner of the late Commonwealth's at? torney. This county has had four at? torneys for the Commonwealth within two years. Two years ago. Judge Thornton held the position, and had just bean renominated for another four years, when be resigned Sept. 2. 1SH)7, to accept the judgeship. He then ap? pointed Robert A. Hutchison to fill out his unexpired term J. Jenkyn Davies was afterward elected for a term of four years. ENTHUSIASM IN CULPEPER Speakers at Farmers' Reunion All For Good Roads. An enthusiastic good roads meeting was held Thursday in connection with the annual reunion of the farmers of Culpeper county near Culpeper. Lvery farmer at the reunion was in favor of building a highway through the country that would De a link in the great highway, to be built between Washington and Richmond. Addresses advocating the building of roads were made by some of the influ? ential farmer?. It was said by speak? ers that but for the papers the roads would have continued to be built by convict labor, whereas many roads are now being constructed by contract, and counties are issuing bonds to continue the work. A dinner was served at mid-day. Prof. W. D. Saumlers. State food and health commissioner, made an address. This was followed by the addresses on good roads. It is probable that the county will vote on a bond issue late in the fall or early in the spring. ATTRACTIVE EXCURSION Coal l-amiing to Colonial Beach, Tucs dsy. Aug. 24, 190?. Grand excursion on steamer Fortuna from Coal Landing, on Aquia Creek, in Stafford county, to Colonial Beach, Tuesday, Aug. 24th, for white people only. Steamer leaves Coal Landing at 8 a. m. Returning leaves Colonial Beach, 5 p. m., reaching Coal Landing H p. m. Will stop at Aquia draw? bridge for passengers. Six hours st Colonial Beach for bathing and other pleasures. Fortuna t? popular excur? sion steamer, capacity 400. String band will furnish music on steamer. Refreshments served on steamer at moderate prices. Round trip tickets, 75c. sdulU; 35c. children 6 to 12. E. S. Moore. 2t D?ck?r t Alrtch bave a nice lias of top baggie?, runabout?, aprlo? wagon? and ?unis?. Glee ?been a call H yon oa?d a TShlrie. Agent? tor the Cortkwd road ?art. ?????J?????????????????????????????????????a???a??a??a????ja?asa) Chancellor Makes The Price ! Spring Fanning' 1909 i iii-rlci?i. Wire Fencing, from 2? to H loches high; Barbed Wire and Staples, Boperlor Daw DrUta, Drag csnd spring I...ivti Harrows, The Beet Manure H?render?, The Bee? Gasolin? Eajrtaaa, 9 ko 90 Bono Power. Saw Mill?, Farmers' Friend Corn Drills, with and without fertiliser attachments? the Moa* lav proved Cream Separators, ?Jl sisee; Hand and Horse and Riding Cultivators, Farra Wasroaa, l'ai ihn ?a. Ittiggles, aud other Vehicle?. Tar Rooting Paper and Caps, ( ?liver Chilled Plows, Farmer?' Frisnd Plow?, Churns, <'bains, Well Bucket?, Spades, Hoee, and other Farming Implements bought for eaak br lawsre liiantUlee an.! ..ITercsl ?t law . ; lowest cash price HKMEMBKK THE NAlfK AND PLACaf? M. S. Chancellor FARMERS SUPPLY STORE, Commerce Street. * ' < . i INJtf^-XX/ IINJ ^,. an-unloading today l^tv-/ W I 1 ^1 e HtKltllrT cttr Of "Gold Medal" Flour I and strongly advise your early purchase if you deaire to have in your home Old Wheat Flour. ? Old Wheat Flour is always hotter than now flour and when it's "(?OLD MEDAL" it is the best I on earth, (?old Medal Flour makes a beautiful loaf, spongy, of even texture and sweet. It 1 makes biscuit that will please an epicure. It makes more bread and biscuit in less time and I with less labor than can be done with any other 'lour. The hbl $7.00. The 12 1-4 lb. Sack: 45c Order today and when you think o? flour think of "GOLD MEDAL." "W. Hi- H3IR,-cVlSr3Sr-A.IT Frederioksburg's Distributing Agent. LETTER FROM BOWLING GREEN K.ovling Given. Aug. ''' The 82:60 gold piece offered by the merry go round coni|iany for tin- moat popular young lady was won by Mia? Collins Tu.-day night. Antiixh Christian church has ( ed a call to Rev. Presten (i Richmond. Anti.x'h Sunday School gave ? moat enjoyable picnic on the lawn of thai "Old Mansion" Tuesday afternoon. Mrs. F. I^ftwick is "ill at th?' home if her daughter. Mrs. W. G Cog lull, of Milford. Mr and Mr?. Roy Baylor, of Chatte n.Higa. Tenu., have returned from Europe and an- guests ,,f their rela? tive, Mrs. Blackford, ?rbo i? aummer ing at "New Market. " Mr. Clem Washington, of North Carolina, and Mr. John Tyler, of Rich? mond, ara visiting Supt. John Wash ington at Milford. The Hermon Association ia m i this week at Beulah cliurcli. King Wil? liam county. Among those attending from Calvary church are Rev, C. U. Cruik?hank, Judge E. C. htoncure, Dr W. L. Broaddus and wife and Mr. Athol Collins s?ime of our town pe?anle enjoyad the excursion to Richmond Wednesday giv en by the Kara.as. of Fn'dericksburg. Mr. K. A. Coghill has returned from a visit to Mr. (has. New bill, of ! A tennis tournament, which excited much interest, t.x.k place here Wednes? day. The players were M lises White and Carey, Dr .1. G. Broaddus and Mr. B.ale, of the Southern Court; against Misses Webb, Mosser and Mrs ( unip Ik>II. Messrs. Jessie and Robinson, of the West end Court. The contest closexl with a score favorable to the players of tief "Southern Court." Mr. and Mr*. Carol Funis, of Wash? ington, are visiting his mother. Mrs James Ennis. Mr. and Mrs. Aubrey Garrett, of Fredericksburg, are spending a few weeks at their old home here. X V. 7.. NOTES FROM G00DL0ES Go?K?loes, Va.. Aug. 18th, LOSS, An immense crowd gathered at Beth? any Sunday and Mr. Leckliter pi. a splendid sermon. A sumptuous dinner was served, and in spite of the rain the day was a great sue Several of the residents in tin- coin munity enjoye?! a pleasant hay ride on Friday night, 13th, to Guinea, w here they attended a delightful entertain? ment given by the Misses Beauchamp. Those in the party arar? Mrs. J. P. Seaman, Dr. and Mrs. R. Dew and little daughter. Miss Ellen Byrd. Miss Eleanor Seaman. Messrs. C. 11. Baa man, Lawrence Washington and Master Willie Seaman. Mr. Lawrence Washington, who ba.s been a guest for a few days of his aunt, Mr. R. Dew, returned home Sun day. Mia iss Roberta Waller, is a guest of Miss Annie Chewning, of Wixxlland. near Partlow's. Mr. Raymond Waller, returned home Sunday from a visit to Mr. Conway Chewning, of Wtxxlland. Mr. Willie Mills, of Fr.sierickaburg. it. visiting relatives near here. Mr. Norman Mills' new automobil? was in evidence Sunday much t.. the admiration of the ?mall boys of the neighborhood, many of whom liad never seen one before. Waller's church is holding a M meetings this week. NORTHERN NECK BAR ASSOCIATION Officers Elected at Meeting at Colonist Beach. A meeting was held at Colonial Beach Aug. 10th for the purpose of organiz? ing the Bar Association of the Northern Neck. The followingorficers were elect ad t'or the first year: President. George Mason, of Colonial Beach; vice-presi ?lent. J. W. Chinn, Jr.. of Warsaw; secretary-treasurer, George Ogle Tay loe, of King George. The following resolutions were adopted: That the of? ficers of this association consist of a president,vice-president, and ?<?cretary treasurer. That Mr. Thomas lximav Hunter, W. I). Wirt. W T. Mayo, Thomas J. Downing and C. L. Towlis be appointed ? committee to draft by? laws, a schedule of fees, rules of - and to report, to the next meeting. The meeting then adjourned. FOR SALE A McCormick husker ant! ahrexkler. used one season; warranted, in excel? lent condition. Wit! sell cheap for cash. Apply to C. B. Rboades, Rhoadesville, Va., K. F. D. No. 1. Box ?A. aug21-lm Headquarters Por All Kinds of Leather Sulo leather, 81.le?. atoaS? Mal Hb <???, either Henil s-k or (iik Harne*? Ixelher, Belting ?nil Laclkg, all else? Calf Silo? end Rlackimltb Apoce. W? don't handle auytbtn? but ?be I.a*t All guarantee] to give perfect .atlsfec tlon as to price?, etc. tl John G. Hurl, amp Co. FOR SALE-FOR ?EST Desirable raaldeae? oa Char*?* ?treat for ?*!*. Price and term* reasonable Good f*a.d??w. with modern tmprovr Dta.on Price* Edward at rest, for rent Vsry deslrabl? Apply Allison, Jr. Frsderk-ksborg, Va I TIMBERLAKE, The Shoe Man ! IS CLOSING OUT HIS ? LOW SHOES | at ;i' pri?es thai ?roald justify jroo to bay ahead, as those lines are M ft all standard goods and every pair is made to ?rear, ft A WOMEN'S II MEN'S I?ite? 1 /Zf\ v"u can huy r ur ?>. j\y ??*, best 4.00 B fan fall. I _.,!., tan ?BBsaVaBasasai *-*?.*..n* OFnr 1 50 '"'ll l'an hav?' rui l.JU ..,;, choice of a Tan Vi.-i Kid.Tip Oxford, u medium weighi bottom, a Taa Undrtaard Kill Ankle Strap 0 Sami:il nr a Russian Calf <K ? ford._ X O fifi ' ?,u li"' ft *-?vV (.|?,u.,' ., g eyelet plain toe r.ibeon Tie in either ft gun metal, patenl roll 01 e Suede Oxford 8 For 3.00 Oxford made in either patent , eult. tn>n metal ur Russia calf. Q The Cr.isett and .lust Wright. IT???? O O? >"u can uU>' a rOl ?.VO I6.QO p^ama ft Hat. jiruv ??led >i.u can wear a ' 1. ".- I size. Misses' Tan Oxfords ft Our Pateo. Colt UUra^o? II *? ?*? 'OT *? 1 ?5 V ford, in plain oxfords ? ankle II <"tn l,,lv now at. fcW ft Sizes 11 to 2. S TIMBERLAKE, The Shoe Man i J| 904 MAIN STREET ft wia>ii?jfi?wia>tis>i??>iaT3? The Great Bargain Safe Summer Dry Goods Which commenced Friday, the 13th. at No. 926 Main St., will continue until Saturday Night, August 21st. Tou owe it to yourself to visit this sale. Some Prices Have Been Cut Half-in-two. A. H. Wallace 026 Main Street, Frederickebarg, Va. FARMERS' NOTICE Buy your wagons of us. Buy your buggies of us. Buy your harness of us. Buy your saddles of us. We bare the Mggaajt Htoek in Frederick.dnirg and the LOWEST I'KfCFS ihHt ci.n lepiwn. We are agents for the Famous FORD AUTO? MOBILE. Fredericksburg Buggy Co. HIRSHS Are Offering BIG BARGAINS in SUMMER GOODS Prices cut in half on Lawns, Suits, Waists, Mil? linery and Fancy Goods to make room for New Fall Goods that are Arriv ing. Everything in Summer Goods must be sold. Isaac Hirsh & Son. 924 Main Street.