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rREDE?ICKSBURG. VA SATURDAY. SFPTFMBFR The piirciia.-* which On Stonewall Jacks??n died. by the K.. F. ? P. railroad, with a viaFW of pn'serving it for fut uiv gen? erations, is w.'U-oiti?' aa*a to lite South ami t<> Virgini.ins in particu? lar. The Baltimori' Sun. c?>mn>ent ing upon the purclia-? in a r?-xvnt rial, says: A few miles south of Fr??' l?urg. Va., near (?uinea Station, un tin- Richmond. Fr. ?h-ricksluirg and I'lii.'itiac railroad, ia the house in which Stonewall .laikson.the famous ( .?nf.-derat?' ('.encrai, died i* |o IMS Ma was shot liy h men, who mistook him and h: for a detachment of Federal ca It ia interx-sting t.? K-arn ihn property is to !*? prcser.?<i as MM ?>f the historic landmarks of th?' Con? federacy. It has U-en purchased by the president of the Richmond. Fred ericksburg an.l Potomac Railroad. who.it is reporte?!, will transfer it to th?- company, which will convert the grounds about the building into a P?rk. Stonewall Jackson ?lieil a few days after his brilliant Hank moxv ment on Hooker's army at Chaaeel lorsvillc had furnish?*?l new evidence of his genius for war. It is y. ing to not?- th?- int.Test rnanifested in Virginia in the : ? "fthe historic plac?es in the OM Dominion. The house in \xhich Jackson die?! should Ik- presxTvexl fur future gen? erations as a m? -T?'iria! "f ?>ne of the greatest of American sold? rs. It is a ?TOB pa have n.*t bi-en taken long ere this t..i pr this historic apot, for there is n-> place in the Swuth. not even ? ing Appomattu.v around tvbid ter more sacred memoru-s. for the victory of the grim reaper near Guineys made Appotnatl It is noxv in order for Cook back to the Pole to let us know whether Peary's ?lag a?U Boata. Some wandering whaler xx ; summer, in all pr?>babi!ity. i>ick up Cook's tube and Peary's flag from sjotne truant ice berg. 1 North pole. Speaker Cannon ha v.r. hia 'vocabulary- of choice E i epithets on Cong: waiting for Congr cure his revenge. Out West they want the summe; capital. F ?* a few sumr: GLOUCESTER DEMOCRATS At a mass-meeting of IVm-H-rat* at Gloucester C H. Wednesday t lowing were chosen m<miter* of the county committee: !.. A. Minor, T. F. Andertoir. W. \V. Williams, J..I. ?on. James Sinclair, .1 T. Mills, ?1. D. Stubb*. IV W. Smith. William M John L. Fannholt. W. F. Dut ton. /.. t.. Gray and James A. C.?alder. The committee chose Hon. J. N. Sttjtabs ea chairman. Resolutions -Aere adopted ii the Democratic BOtaieaess iron, nor down, pledging every etf..r: the ful i Resolution!, were adopted t ailing ?n the Citizens from all the counties and cities of Tidewater to appoint d< to meet in a conrention ? Newport Nea - ? arious questions pertaining to t: n?h industries ant! to fraB to be presented t. > the next Legte Is tare, asking for their passage. It was ordered that another mass meeting be held SO the lirst Monday in October at (?loucester (.'. H. t. delegate*, to the Newport Mea vention. CONFEDERATE REUNION AT CULPEPER Senator Daniel Among Those who Ad? dressed the Large Gsthering. The Confederate reunion at Cul peper Wednesday watt attended b) -. ?JOO visitors. The object was to ?tart a movement and raise funds to erect a monument to the Culpeper who fought m the ranks of the I eracy. Judge D. A. Grin. master of ceremonies. The orator of the day ?a* Senator John W. Daniel, wbo spoke in the forenoon. The other speakers were T. Morris W ampler. Maj. K. II < C. L. Bowers, Rev. J. W. Ware, Rev. L. W. Hooper, Hon. A. A. Bell, J. George Hiden, E. E. Johnson, Rev. E. W. Winfrey. The exercises concluded with a dance in the armory at night. given by the Daughters of the Confed? eracy. VIRGINIA NEWS Pellagra is said to be prevalent in Virginia hospitals for the insane. It it announced that the American Cement Company will erect a S?350,0<rJ plant at Norfolk. Archibald Stuart, brother of Henry C. Stuart, former State Corporation Commissioner, died Tuesday in Minne? sota. He was born 33 years ago in Wytheville, Va., and went West sev? eral yean ago. Besides Henry C. Stuart, be is survived by two other brothers-Judge W. S. Stuart, of Bris? tol, and J. J. Stuart, of Abingdon. SAYS $50,000 IS SUBSCRIBED Rev. Dr. James Cannon, Jr., is BO secure subscriptions to the capital stock of a company which it is design? ed shall publish a newspaper in Rich? mond. He says that the paper will not be started on a capital stock of less than $125,000. Fifty thousand dollars of the stock is said to have been sub? scribed for. It is announced that i will be a State newspaper, independen Democratic in jx.litics and fair to the cause of temperance. PENNYBACKER AND LASSITER TO SPEAK AT LOUISA At the good roads meeting at Louisa on Sept. ?3, J. E. Pennybacker, Jr., o." the U. S. Department of Agriculture, ??rill make an address, and anothe - speaker will be Hon. Charles T. Lassi ter, of Petersburg. PENSION CHECKS The last hf the September pension cheeks were' mailed from the State Auditor'* office Thursday to surviving soldier* of the Confederacy. A total of ajafaO.OOO ha* been distributed for this purpose. President* Taft'? two brothers-in-law arara defeated for office in Tuesday'? pitias lisa at Cincinnati. One wanted to La the president of council or Tice-may? or; the other; to be councilman. E. H. HARRIMAN SINKS TO DEATH Railroad King Succumbs After Brave Struggle. FAMILY WERE AT BEDSIDE D??th Cam* Peacefully and Hi* Mind Retained It* Integrity Almtti - gnd?funeral Service* to B. Held Sunday Afternoon?Eat.mat.? Fortune Vary From ?S). 000. OOO to t1M.000.000. Arden N 1 Harrlmaa U railroad* th. worl.i tia? ?*.-: knutu met th* on!* ?a*t: - tire I: >l.?*th S? '. To?.i Hilt, t > ran k fa |M? ?' He ?a.? I iar: .mon d ? ? wife Mt: * a:. ' ' and R Family at Beat de. ? ?real EDWARD H. HARRIMAN. W I ' ? SB at hand ? Ret ' and .?lr Ha lain b .' Or ' ? Harri ' that has N'e? \ -n an I al ar ? ? ' Mil.I -.. a s at riman I ? Ha-rir-'i-'? Fortu.-i?. Re ' ass ans al wealth ! efl UM way fr $' 11- ?> ?i '. r o! I '?at In l - * ton. Brie, 1!!'.: i !yn Rapid Tras 'n late y.-.irs He WS ? ? unpaay. which onh recently a. n'lired a monopoly ot la? exsn? haalai Mr Hatriman'e i In this rraparatlvel Hl? 1,Olli" H' an outlay of over $2. LOCAL MARKETS. (Corrected by Simon Hirsh & Bro. ) Wheat, 90c to ?1.05; com, 77 to 78: meal, $1.75 to $1.85; cts. 50 to at, ?Id hens, live, 10 to 11; spring chick?* is, IB to 16 per pound; eggs, 21 to24; lard, 11 to 13; duck?; live.K to 10; turkey*, live, 12 to 13;butter. 15 to25; country ram*. 15 to 17; Irish potatoes, 65 to To; lambs, $2.50 to $4; hide?, green, 6 to 7; dry salted, 8 to 9; dry hide?, 10 to 14; calf skins No. 1. $1.00 to $1.25; baled hay. $14 to $17 |??r ton; leaf sumac, 70 to 75 per 180, live hogs,6 1-4 to f>l-2;bet?f.live weight, 3 to 4; pork, 6 to 6 1-2; wool, 28 to 30 per lb; veal. 5 1-2 to I potatoes, 60 to 70. FOR BALE A McCormick husker and ?lirt-iMi-r, used one season; warranted, in excel lent condition. Will sell cheap fur cash. Apply to ('. H. Rhoades, Rhoadesville, Vs.. R. F. D. No. 1. Baa 3. aug21-lni POSITION AS GOVERNESS Wanted by a young lady.a position a? governess in a lamily with small chil? dren. Can teach music. Addrea* T., Free Lance Ortie. s9i:u WANT EGGS. KNJLTBT, AC. We have opened a prxxluce buaines? at 60G ?Commerce St., next door to Park Hotel. We will pay highest cash price* for all km?!? of country produce. Bring us your eggs, poultry, etc. Eastern Prod. Co., R. U. Fritter. Mgr. tf $** St 5 Pa A*t THE BUSY COPN?R WaASHINGTON, D. <Z. SEW WOOL Dress Goods Just Right I or Girls' School Dresses The irirls will ho ?rettinir ready for school in a week or st> and will tutx. new school ?Jn ?and these art* decidedly the prettiest ant) host ?Uialiti?*s of wool fabrics you buy anywhere at the prices wo quote. Send For Samples. 59c U in. All Wool Cheviot a yard aerial that sells usually at GBc a van!. In a ?r?x>d variety of colors, such as Ki^.s. <;? N *vy aiitl Bl 38 in. All Wool Serges, Cflp Plain and Stripes,a yd. vsUU Rej?iilar E9c quality, a good firm wiry weave, and in trood range of colors Brown, Royal, itrope. Black. 36 in. Stripe Suiting. CA? a yard ? ? <JV/lv lar 59c ?quality, in the wanted colors for fan, stripe is woven in goods. Brown, Green, Bk.e. Royal, Navy, OU Rose, Gray, Wia and Tan. N_ N N _NX N_ ^ _\ s. N N *Vta*\*tr Given to Our Customers The our atore contains a number of silver dollars. It will I?- ?round up and allowed to run xxn a-ach xx.-.k. Come to Our Store and get Time Cards Which are i?l?'ntifie?l by the hours, min? imi sx-c.nils stamiH-d ther?-?.n. Bring Wednesday rar Dollav**'will be (xiven FREE to the i?'i-son pteau?t holding stamped in acconlaniv vx iih th?- conditions of the Tinte Carda which OUR CLERKS WILL EXPLAIN IN DETAIL. What Time Will the Clock Stop DON T FORGET TO GET TIME CARDS. You must be present at time cluck is uncovered. Boston Variety Store WE NEVER SLEEP Keep one eye open for bargains A Utile money ?oes a long way al Ihis store. MONEY'S WORTH OR MONEY BACK. The St ire That Saves You Money. If you don't trade with us how can you tell until you try. 916 Main St., FREDERICKSBURG, VIRGINIA ?OPENING ON? Rugs and Carpets Velvet, Axminster and Wilton. The largest line ever shown in this city. Over It ) patterns to select from. We have the lowest price ever made on Kugs. "Price direct from therrMls." \ I '?> Balls Mason's Fruit Jars at CUT PRICE. "Merchants, Write For Price." \v W. A. BELL & BRO. The Furniture and Carpet House. Big Opportunity For Children in Frcdcricksburg and Vicinity to Earn Money RICE & HUTCHINS, makers of th? Famous EDUCATOR Shoe for Children, are Giving Away $500.00 to Children Giving the Best Reasons "Why I Lilie To Wear Educator Shoes." t3elow Find ?Rules For the Contest. EDUCATOR Shots Keep ft* ehftfi foot is nature iMended. as shown at ft* left lb?? chiWrat's shoes fors* Oie pftaslo ?rostsf eses* asi sausclss Isas isBOtarai shapsa is shosn at the right Educators art d?signe, to Imp the eoses at? Maca?, il sature s ship*. Tb* Oak tasfter soles pro.id* HghtTiata, ?assaWrj is. aav a** ipp*r leethers in ?fftaWlMclm. Ta rm ffMst cMf wtik yoi for ptfleK? test I* talar Ofi kj EDUCATORS. l'.rown .t Crismond have handle?! those shoes for "> year*. Get stems points (tota them; they will jgJadly give them. They offer t?> doubts Rice ft Hutchins' most liberal offer. Should any chili! in Fre?Vricksburjr or ad? joining counties win any prize offered in this ?Mutest they will vrive a like amount. For example: Should a Frederickslmrivr 1k>v or >rirl win the $60 prise come to us and K*'t another $80, This offer of course applies to any of the prizes. No string to this. Simply write your article and turn it in to us. We will enroll your name anil send it in immediately. The Composition Contest. OBJECT: The object cf this contest is to arouse the active interest of children and parents throughout the United States in Educator Shoes PRIZES: To do this, we offer $600 in prizes to be divided as follows: 5 Prizes of $5 00 each In Gold 20 Frizes of $2.50 each 305 Prizes of 91 00 each Making a ?rand total of 335 Prizes 1st Prize, $50 in Cold 2d Prize. $25 in Gold 3rd Prize,$20 in Gold 4th Prize, $15 in Gold 5th Prize, $10 in Gold There are so many of the smaller prizes that hundreds of children have plenty of opportunity to force their way among the prize winners The Conditions Are As Follows : SUBJECT "Why I Like to Wear EDUCATOR Sho. LENGTH ('.impositions should be no longer than 2?HI words.writt one aide of the psper only with ink. Si/e of pa,x-r s 1-2 x 11 inches. HELP While the composition must be the actual production of the child who signa it and in his handwritinp. naturally he will profit by suggestions of his pttrents or relativ? MARKING The value of the reasons offend for wearing these shoes will score the greatest immlicr of pointa. The papers will also l?e judged according to the spelling, neatness ami gen? eral arrangement of the material. AGE LIMIT Th?- Competition ?a ('i>?-n to children from BtO 14 yearsof age. ENTRIES UNLIMITED The Contest is not confined to children who wear EDUCA? TORS, although such children will naturally have a decided advantage over ?K8M who have never worn this shoe. The ?I shoe deal?.- will be piad to furnish the child or parents with anv additional information reffardiiiK the ttHMag pointa of the KDUCATOR Shoe. SIGNATURE At the bottom of the Composition shoiil?! appear the follow - ing information Child's Name School and Grade Parents' Name and Add; Teacher's Name and Ad<!: Local Shoe Dealer's Name and Address AWARDS The Compositions must be in our hands on or before Octo? ber 15. They will be carefully examined by a committin of well known educators, and the prizes awarded by Decem? ber 1st. 190ft If any further Information Is desired, consult yoar local Dealer, BROWN A CRISMOND. Rice & Hutchins' EDUCATOR Shoes for Menand Women BROWN &CRISMOND Something You Will Need in the Near Future Although our big bargain sale is over, we are still gelling All Summer Goods at a Great Reduction Hence the thing you will need in the near future will l?e a Trunk, a Suitcase, a Satchel or a Telescope For the hoy or girl to go to school. In this line we excel all others. Come in and inspect our big line before purchasing elsewhere and Get Our Price*s A.H.Wallace 926 Main Street, Frederickeburg, Va Suit Sale at Lowery's This sale is unprecedented at this season, as the suits are everyone this season's newest productions. Here's the story: The drummer was going home, we took his sam? ples, about 30 New, Up-To-Date Suits, in all the best shades, no two alike. We bought them! at * a big reduction and are going to sell them accordingly. It's your opportunity to get a stylish suit at the beginning of th, season at an after Xmas price. Come and see them. They talk for themselves. J. T. Lowery & Co. CAPITAL RESOURCES SURPLUS & PROFITS $50,000.00 $400,000.00 $10,000.00 Constant Growth is Best Evidence of Satisfactory Banking_ Deposits June 21,1906 .$ 9,018.99 _(Finit Pay.)_ Deposits July 21,1906. $ 4O608.09 _(First ?Month.)_ Deposits Dec. 31, 1906. $118.872.47 Deposits Dec. 81, 1907. $243,402.20 Deposits Dec. 31, 1908 . $270,178.78 Deposits Sept. 1, 1909. $349,709.36 Last Statement to State Corporation Commission. :! (HT cent interest paid on savings accounts. Commercial ac? counts given every accommodation possible consistent with conservative banking. The Farmers & Merchants State Bank Fredericksburg:, Va. M. G. WILLIS, President. JNO. F. GOULDMAN. Jb., Cashier. Brnk open on Saturdays until 6 p. m. "HIRSRS* Are Offering BIG BARGAINS ta 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.