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VOL. XXV, NO. 94 FRKDERICKSBURG, VA., THUR8DAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 1010 PRICE, 3 CENTS ?T4T?T?taTaTaTatalB??T?TaT.TaTaTawa-a-aT*l?B^ Does not Color the lair AYER'S HAIR VIGOR Stops Palling Hair An riegan? Dressing Destroys Dandruff Makes hair Grow lnPTif-Hii>ntc ? Sulphur, l.lvr.nn. C???nin. Sodium f Morid. MWaxraXWetX?MM. CilpS)Cufn s^,. Alsuhul. *?*?)*. rcrttint?. A harr preDaration maJe from this formula is harmless, yet possesses positive merit. A hah* food, a hair tonic, a hair dressing. Consult your doctor about these nair problems. J ?' ATTH COWISXT. I I?II Uaa*._ ?OBOB080B080i?<oeo*?-?-?*>*>ioeoBoeoeoeo80BOj ?1861 FALL OPENING 1910 g Q Careful and neat dressers lock fot m t?? Bet the styles. Y??u f Swill i!u well U> follow their example. THEY KNOW. i Are vou thinking or planning for jrour fall ami winter needs'.' \? OWE ARE. i Are you beginning to consider what to wear and when to get it? f ? GOLDSMITH HAS CONSIDERED IT. ft Dojroo wonder if the New Kali Suits and Overeosts will he ?be* I ? coming? Q WE KNOW. And if Ion? or short, "semi" or form fitting cats 1 0 trill be the style. WE KNOW. ft Yes. we kn?w the very latest, m ?-f attractive and most styhsh J 9 wearables this fall. ft We have l?een thinking and studying rsahioas, for DO one man ! ? studies them, because we have been studying for over 10,000 friends ft and customers. OWE KNOW you will want to look neat and attractive in swell ft fitting suit, so we have made our selection? from the newest lines 1 ?and the smartest effects to make you look well in the season's latest fl and best. S WE (also) KNOW mir prices ?rill please you, for while we have ft studied good stvies we have also considered price, knowing that m 9 REASONABLENESS, NOT EXTRAVAGANCE, appeals to the average man. j 'TRY US" 8 ? Yours to se i ve ? B. GOLDSMITH & SON, ? ? Old Reliable Clothiers & Gents' Furniphprs ? ft Main Street, Fredericksbu? g, Va. ?' ?aO-i.-la?.0-!.-0*iXX--0?.-Ol?O?? ! BOWLS! ? 1,000 English Blue Bowls to Sell at 5 Cents. These are Regular 10c Bowls. Mattings at Cost E. C?INDE Do You .Realize It? Do you realize that through the systematic saving of even trifling amount? vou may soon become independent? Do you realize that the Planters National Bank is an ideal bank for just such savings? Do you realize that this institution is under the careful and watchful management of men who have made banking a life long study? Indeed ?the Savings Department of the Plantera National Bank offer? every helpful aid to those whose aim is to possess a growing bank account Our little booklet "Banking by Mail" is wonderfully interesting?and it's FREE. A perusal of it may place you on the straight road to future wealth. Send for it today ! Planters National Bank, 12thR?cLMondn vSatrcet8' CAPITAL, $300,000.00. Surplus and Undivided Profits, $1,250,000.00 ....LAWN MOWERS... First complete stock of Lawn Mowers ever carried here. All grades, from the lowest price machine to the Genuine Pennsylvania and Philadelphia. Get our prices on a high grade Mower before you buy. JOHN C. WILLIS S S0K. taft for peace Try to Smooth Out Factional Differences in Ohio. PLANS TO MEET LEADERS The President Will Visit Cincinnati Next Week Before Returning to Washington For Cabi? net Meeting. Bevei ly. Mass., Sept. 13 Prssldtst Taft will visit Ohio, tiis bon bet?re rcturnlug to Washingtoi. It?' will ?pond] lour days in CiBclBBStl at the home of his brother, I.' P Tsft While personal business is the im? mediate reason for the trip to Cincin? nati, the president will ago the Ho publlcan leaders In Ohio ami ??robably do someta,uk with a view tu improving the situation of tht party In hit kOBI state. The pro-eoBToatloa (ltin left strong far ti..nal fi?? ling among Um Re? publicans, and this. add'U t.? tl of Insurgency and the strength ??f Oov ernor Harmon, presents a I that ia- giving the president's I a good deal of concern. It is likely thai Mr. Taft will make an effort at least to smooth out the faitiotial dif? ferences in the party. The president will leave Beverly next Sunday night. He will at New Haven on Monday to attend a meeting of the Yale I'niversity cor? poration and will arrive In Cincinnati on the 20th. From the Ohio city he will go direct to Washington to attend a three days' cabinet mooting Aft-il the cabinet meeting he will leave again for Beverly, stopping ou nigh? in New York city to speak before the National I-?-aguo of Republican clubs. It is doubtful now if the pi will make a trip to Panama this fall. He had planned tentatively to IstVf for the isthmus on Nov. S, returning to Washington shortly before congress reconvenes. Senator Crane, of Massa? I and others of the president's politics] advisers are credited with having urged him to give i'p this trip an?l to remain at the helm In Washington in the weeks immediately preceding the opening of congress. The president regards the building of Um Panama canal a? one of the most Important tasks confronting his administration, and soon after his n auguration announced hi.?? Intention of getUng first hand information in re? gard to It by making a trip each year If possible to the Isthmus Th<? presi? dent may decide, however, that the condition of the party and the tlve program which he expect* to lay befor? congress in Decemtxr demanda hie presen??' In Washington. T. R. TO 00 ON STUMP Will Make His First Real Campaign Speech In Indianapolis. Indianapolis, Ind., Sept. 13?Senator Beverldge says that Theodore Roose? velt will make his Erst real campaign speech of this year In this city on the occasion of his visit here on Oct. IS, The senator had a long conferi-nce with Roosevelt at Chicago a few days ago and says that the former presi? dent assured him he will "cut loose" In Indianapolis. The speeches he has been making, he said, are only pre? liminary to his real campaign open? ing. While nothing has been given out by the Republican state commit?-? ? In regard to the arrangements. It Is known that several towns have made applications to have Roosevelt stop on his way to Indiana and make speeches from the rear ulatform of his car. Whether this plan will be follow? ed Is not known, but It Is understood that something of the kind will be done. BRUTAL HAZERS Ter, Students of York, Pa., High School Disfigured Por Life. York. Pa.. Sept. 13--Ten students of the York high school are disfigured for life as an outcome of an initiation given them when they became mem? bers of the Alpha Debating society. A black oil dye, said to contain an acid and ured to polish shoes, was smeared on their faces. Complaint has been made by the parents of the students to District At? torney Sherwood, and it Is said that tho hazers will be prosecuted. Fight Fire on Ship Twelve Days. Havre, France, Sept. 13. ? The French freight and passenger steamer California arrived from New York with a fire that has been fought for twelve days still burning briskly in her hold. The crew was pretty well ex? hausted and called upon the city fire? men to finish the Job. The latter pro? ceeded to flood the craft and hope to save part of the cargo. The California had sixteen passengers on board. Postal Clerk Arrested. New York, Sept. 13?Chief Postof? fice Inspector W. W. Dickson'* men arrested Samuel D. Singer, a clerk In the Hudson Terminal building branch postoffice for robbing the malls and cleared up the mystery of a stolen pawn ticket for jewels worth $1200. Eight Drown In Philippines. Manila, Sept. 13.?Lieutenant Whit more, of the constabulary, two cor? porals and live privates were drowned while crossing the Rio Angno Orande. - .s.. DR. H. M. ECKENRODE, DENTI8V. Office ho-jrs ?-1 and 3 to 5; office Main street, over Goolrlek s drug store. FRED, W, PLAISTEO, Elected Governor Of Maine on the Democratic Ticket. DEMOCRATS SWE?P MAINE Elect Frederick W. Plaisted Governor and Several Congressmen. ir, lie . Bept IS, The ; ? . Maine, with the result that Fre?lorl< k W. Plaisted, Democrat, of Augusts, is <-!> et? ?! i;n\ernor over Beil M. Pot nald, tiie RepuMlcaa Incumbent, by a ? k ? I I . while Wil? liam if. Pennell Democrat Is elected In the First district over Asher ?' HiBdS, an.l I). .1. McGilli Cuddy, has defeated John P, Bwasey, Republicsn, in the Chairman Hoy?l, of the Republican stau- committee, admits thai the elec? tion oi itlvs Edwin C. Bur lelgh in the Third district is in douM, with at least an ?ven chance of the election uf Samut'l W. Could, of Bkow hegan. Democrat Representative Krank B Guernsey, of Dover, In the Fourth pmliably safe, al? though hard pressed by Oeorge M. Hanson, Dessocrst, ??f ('alais ted has carried nearly all of the (ltli-s and large towns, while even In the country ?listrlcts th?- Dm hav? made great gain.-?, and Plslsted'l plurality mny be 1",.' Tl.?- re-electioa of Representative Frank B. Quernse] t,> congn i Is in doubt, an?l reports from Pl?w i ooh and Washington counties In'u'ii'?' the election of Georg?' M. ?Democrat, by about 1000 plu? rality WILD RIDE DOWN MOUNTAIN Man and Daughter In Auto Had Mirac? ulous Escape From Death. Wllkee-Barre, Pa., Sept. 13.? Wil? liam .\f. BtOCkbrtdgS and his t?n year old daughter Betty had a mln eecspe from death In a wild dash down the Wilkea-I-arre mountain In an auto? mobile. They had reached the top, when the tr?n mission gear broke, and In order bsck into the city to have the break repaired, Stockbridge startnl to BOSS! th<- machine down the Ashley boulevard, a magnificent road ?ipon which the grade Is deceptive. BtuchhrMge soon-found, however, that the brakes didn't hold and the machine dashed OB from twenty tn thirty, to forty and finally to fifty miles an hour. At this grcai Btockhridgs was unable to make the turns and the strain of the wheels was so terrific that they collapsed. Btockhridgs and his daughter were thrown out and slid along the road, while the machine Jumped over them, went down an embankment and was dashed to pieces. They were brought here for meillcal treatment. They are covered wit 'i cuts and bruises, but no bones are broken. NOT TO WED DUKE Reports of Miss Elkins' Approaching Marriage Said to Be Baseless. R??nie, Sept. 1". -A semi-official com? munication issued by an Italian news agency declares that the reports that were printed in Italy and abroad of the approaching marriage of the Duke of the Abruzzi and Miss Katherine El? kins are absolutely baseless. Kidnap Prosecutor In Auto. Columbus. O. Sept 13. ? County Prosecutor Phillip Smythe, of Newark, O., who has been in a sanitarium for some time, was kidnapped by unknown men in an automobile. Two attendants who followed Pmythe when he went out to s?e ihr n,en woto intimidated by the kidnappers, who flourished re? volvers at the attendants. Crushed by Falling Wall. New York. Sept IS.?One man was killed and a man and woman were In lured when the upper portion of the wall of the building at IK? Houston street fell outward and crashed through a' temporary covering and -platform erected over the sidewalk, burying the vlrtlms beneath twelve tons of brick. MONEY TO LOAN In sums to suit on good ? curity. Ap? ply to Lee J. Graves, att rney |tf PACKERS INDICTED Charged With Violating the Anti-Trust Law. TRUE BILLS AGAINST TEN J. Ogden Armour, Louis F. Swift and Edward Morris Must Face Trial For Conspiracy to Restrain Trade. ? afo, Bept 13. .1. Ogden Arm? our, Loots F. Bwlft, IMward Morris and IM waul Tllilxn, the b;,; four In the Chicago beet trust, veto Indicted by il grand Jur;.. ehSfgod with be lag in .1 combination Is isstnisl of Ira?!?' in \ iol.it inn of the Sherman an ' law. Iu SdditloS nam? ?1 in the true bills Irthui M?- her, of Armour & Co.; ?Charles Swin and several other Bi n, ten in all, of leaser night In the omblnatioa The corporations nt true bill which was found faulty by Judge I*andU werenl named The grand jury had followed OUl the 11 Of Judge and indicted the men Instead of the corpora Tho names and oflcsrs of the "big nun' Indicted foil J Ogden Armour, presid? ni uf Arm? our A Co. and direotot of the National Packing company, do* land to be the clearing house for the trust. Bdward Morris, president of Morris ? Co and a director of the National Packing company. Lotus S Swift, president of Swift & Co. and a dln-rtor of the National Packing compun.. IMward Tilden, former president of ltd of ? lui'atlon ami president of tho National Packln?; company. Arthur Meeker, general manager for Armour & Co. and a dlrcitor of the National Packing lompany. Clinrles H Swift, director for Arm? our & Co. and a director of tho Na? tional Talking ?ompany. Under section ! of the Sherman an titru-t law those convicted under this indictment may he sent to pn on?' year, fined |6000, or both, In the discretion of the court. The voting of the indictments is a distinct victory for Judge I.andls. He, according to men ?lose to him, took the attitude that the constant reports of the existence of a beef trust were persistent enough to merit a thorough inquiry. All the court desires, these men declare. Is that the matter have, once for all. a thorough Investigation by a grand jury not subject to sugges? tion-, by an opposing eleni?-nt, and if indi? Intents were found, to bon a jury of twelve ?sea psas on the evidence and ?uher find that there is or there Is not a beef trust. MOTH BALL SWINDLER FIFED Deluded Farmers by Posing as State Health Board Agent. Lancaster, l'a, Sept. 13. ? W. D. Moore, who bad op? rsted ? xienslvely In 1-ancaster and adjoining counties selling moth balls to farmers at fabu? lous prices, under the ?lalm lhat he was an agent of the state department of health, plead guilty In ?viarter ses? sions court. He was fined luevily, tho fin<- and costs aggregating |400. Moore claim? ed that hi* "medicine" was an infalli? ble preventive of disease, and be was Srrssted Si the instance Of I'r. Dlxon. of th>.' state d? partnea! of health. WALSH TO 00 FREE Former Chicago Banker's Pardon Is Expected. Chicago, Sept. 13. ? Announcement has been made by friends of John R. Walsh that the pardon of tie ex banker, now in the United States pen? itentiary at Leavenworth, Is expected in a few days. The Information comes from an au? thoritative source. Efforts have been made by friends for morn than a year to get the pardon. Public Lands Thrown Open. Washington, 8ept. 13?Oregon lands aggregating 1,873,Ml acres have been thrown open to settlement under the provisions of the enlarged homestead act by authority of Acting Secretary Pier? a, of the Interior department This brings the total of lands in Ore? gon, which have been restored to date, up to 1.040,2*10 acres. Robbers Fight For Loot Reno, Nov. Sept. 13.?-As a result of a pitched battle between employes of a gambling resort at Ely. New, and five robbers, who held up the place, one man Is fatally shot and two oth? ers are seriously wounded. The rob? bers oscaped with about $1000. Try to Stamp Out Rabies. Harrb'burg. Pa.. Sept 13.?Officials of the state livestock sanitary board are In Lewiston making an Investiga? tion among the dogs In that borough. It has been reported that a number of animals are showing signs of rabies, and a quarantine may be established on ail dogs. Farmer Shoot? Big Bald Eagle. York. Pa., Sept. 13?Oeorge Rider, who lives along the Harrisburg turn? pike, killed s big bald eagle, and now he knows the thief that's been making his fine Plymouth Rocks disappear. The eagle measures nearly seven feet, wing to tip. For up-to-date, neat stationary send your orders to The Free Lance. GOOD WAY TO USE HYOMEI FOR CATARRH Ht'siil?'.-; breathing through the Inhaler a few times u days, many catarrh luf ferers write that they Und Inhaling HYOMEI (pronounce it Higlvo-me) from a bowl of ?teaming water each night before retiring a ^n'.-.t aid in cur Ins stubborn cases. Try it; it's very simple; (jives quick relief and makes you breathe easier. hill a bowl half full of boiling wat? r. pour into the water a tcaspoonfui of HYOMEI, cuver head and bowl with a towel, arid breathe through BOSS aril mouth the pleasant, medicated, anti? septic and healing vapor thai srisi -. 'I bis method relieve that.-1? jt?. one??, and makes your bead feel line. Vou ?'an ?get a bottle of HYOMEI at Goolrick's Phannsn ami druggists everywhere, tor onl* 60 eenl for extra bottle HYOMEI inhalent Hut bear in mind that a HYOMEI outfit Which Includes inhaler ami bottle of HYOMEI costs $1.00. HYOMEI is guaranteed by Goolrick's Pharmacy ami druggists everywhere to ears catarrh, ton throat, cough?, colds, asthma ami croup or money back. Try it on that i.roas basis. Went Back on Hn Authority. Leslie Stephen's single meeting w-ith Freeman, the historian, eras In lbs n.i turn of a collision, "l cams In contact with him "iiiy oiu'e." be said "He ?Trots a life "f Sirred for the Diction? ary of National Biography under my sdjtorshlp, bul declined to do inore ? ire bad s dlffcren- e of oplnloo as to whether Atbelatane should be spelled with .'in a Thai ?? i ; . question t?> which i i.. bty indifferent, but 1 liad takes ?'?m petent ndvl? e. nu?l my systeoi il forget what It was) had been sfavwh? PS BOM tloned by the great historian Btubbs Now, as Freeman was oev-r und of ?aeerttng the InfalllbHltj oi stuiibs. i Innocently tboogbt that I might take refuge befetsd so emlneni m authority, The result was that f??r ? ace Freeman blasplieiiied Stubhs and refll ed to CO operute any longer in an iiii? holarlike ctilerprise." DEAFNESS 8ANNOI BE < URED by local applications ns they cannot reach the diseased portion of the ear. There is only one way to cure deafness, ami that is by constitutional reme?!ie>. Deafness caused by an inflame?! condition of the mucous lining of the Eustachian Tube. When this tube is inflamed you have a rumbling sound or hnperfi cl hearing, and when it is entirely closed, Deafness is the result, and unless the inflammation can be taken out and this tube restored to its normal condition, hearing will be destroyed forever; nine cases out of ten are caused by catarrh, which is nothing but an inflamed con? dition of the mucous surface. We will give one hundred dollars for any case of Deafness (caused by ca? tarrh) that cannot be cured by Hall's Catarrh Cure. Send for circulars, free. F. J. Cheney & Co., Toledo, O. Sold by druggists, 75c. Take Hall's Family Pills for constipa? tion. CASTOR IA For Infants and Children. The Kind You Have Always Bought Boars the Signature NO BETTER TIME Than the present to have a Beautiful ly Finished Picture Of yourself made at the DAVIS GALLERY. W. T. SMITH, Manager. TAW SCHOOL >fR|CHM0ND COLLEG Ollera two-Tenr course in the practical lirnncli e? of the law leiullnn to decree o' Lt.. n. Locution unauryaa?.:.I. 1. rt* : nmilerate. Nrit ?e??lon lie-in? Sep tember 22. 1910. For catalogue an? Information addre?? W. S. McNEiLL, Professor of Law, Richmond, Va. A. 8. Botts * Co. Fire, Life and A^c.dect Insur.tiiK.eA*" Uta Office 312 Commerce Street Represents sixteen first-class com? panies. Rates low as the lowest, and lessee promptly adjusted snd paid. CAPITAL RESOURCES SURPLUS & PROFITS S??.OOO.UO <460.vJUO.00 $16,000.00 Constant Growth is Best Evidence of Satisfactory Banking_ Deposits June 21,1906 .. $ 9,018.99 (Firnt. Day.) Deposits July 21.1906. $ 4CM?08 09 _i f-'ir-t M?tfith. > _ Deposits Dec. 31, 1906. $118.872.47 Deposits Dec. 31. 1907 $243,402.20 $270,178.78 Deposits Dpc. 81, 1908 Deposits Dec. 31. 1909 $369,761.84 Deposits Jan. 31, 1910 ""$394,087.22 Last Statement to State Corporation Commission. 3 per cunt interest paid on savings account?. Commercial ac? counts given every accommodate >n possible consistent with conservative banking. The Farmers & Merchants State Bank Fredericksburjr. Va II. G. WILLIS, President. JNO. P. -?OULDMAN, JR., Cashier. Hank ojR?n on Saturdays until 6 p. m. ?, wa .OB.-C??-C*<-OJ--C?-<?i-0--<--CaH^ ! .AT COST..! NO ODORS 21 Samples Leonard g .f. \ ";.';?-*;. ;.-\i\ ?\ no r NO MIXING FOODj -VOPS REFRIGERATORS to he closed out AT COST. Q Come and get one of these good at Refrigerators and have a joy loe Q life._ * -ALSO Hammocks and All Summer j Goods at Reduced Prices. Q -ft You Should Have one of Those m Good LAWNS SWINGS S at Bells' (j for your Lawn or Porch. A 8 6_ ft W. A. BFXL ? B-ROs, outfitters j *?? ?.o* <o* o* ioiic???^ ! Oxfords ! Oxfords ! \ ?\h UN flh.'W.Ilg DI- ? nlc.-s? line? of f tie Ladies' and Men's Oxfords erer seen. All ?he ?mmB fltylea now In. Ttm, Black and Patee Ox? fords. ? When in need of GOOD SHOES see 9 I BROWN ? CRISMOND % Come September 28 to Eastern College (HERVIN U. ROOP, LL D., President) For Work in the Standard Courses of the College proper.the Acad? emy, the Schools of Music, .Art, Expression and Commerce. PROF H. C. HOBART. the New Director of School of Commerce, offers expert instruction in Book-keeping, Banking, Higher Accounting, Stenog? raphy, Tyiiewriting, ?Commercial Law, Commercial Arithmetic (including 100 lessons in Rapid Calculation),Railway Station and Express Accounting, Penmanship, Telegraphy (Commercial and Railway). , ? - , The College is thoroughly equipped in every respect. For full infor? mation, catalogue, etc., address the President. 2ij2m EASTERN COLLEGE. Manassas. Va.