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Oh hay* you aeon the girl in bin*, f fist lire* far down ths avenue ; With modest eye. She paasea by— Too girt on the avenne, Her Jannty bonnet, frail and *maU— A ribbon and a rose are all ; But hair of gold, Beneath It roiled Crown* the girl on tho avenue. lUr rolling collar give* to alght ▲ tender throat a* nny whit*, Aad gems and rings, ▲nd nameless thins*. Wear* the girl on tbe avenu*. A sw*et, soft hand for mine to grasp; A »l*nder w»lst for me to clasp; A little foot, Its dainty boot- Dear girl on the avenue 1 Oh, lips as red a* roses are I Oh, eyes as bright as gem or star I To gaze 1* bliss; What were to kiss? Sweet girl ou the avenue I Tour cheek* ft-sh rose should never,f_de, lair head here on my shoulder laid I The moments fleet- But life 1* sweet, Ah, girl ou the avenue l| Wit *ft 6 gam". A man* trlend— a dollar or two. Th* mon, the mora ao. Tliespouilthrift's prayar—'Lear* man—loan vullyou." A Philadelphia boy ha* "hair resampling cryitalized rat tails." Th* world Is round—so are lire ly y. Una; men ot nights. Can a small girl weeping be call ed a crisis. A *our-fac*d wlfo is the liquor dealer's friend. Pr.ihaps the best definition of the brink ot ruin is the blink of the goblet. Way is a dog with a broken leg like a boy at arithmetic . Because he puts down three and carries on*. When a Tennessee git] U slyly kissed, »'ic puts on a frown ami says': "put that article right back, sir, where y*u stolti it liom." ——'•Hie!" eja*tilat*d a tipsy htis b i_.| hs im stumbled up stairs. '.Licet,' answered his wile, completing the quo tation at lie fell <ti the landing. Tint, are lew sights more pa thctio ami siibii-ii* than to sac a poor rirluoiis youiijf iiinii. full of Christian fortitude, struggling to grow a mous tache. A man warned his wife in New Oilcans not to light the fire with Uer usene. She didn't heed the wai nirg. Her cloth*. (It hit second wile remark ably well. A little girl repeating her Sab bath leisen, pave a new version to n familiar passage. "Ye cannot serve <iod anil insulins." — ■Few men would attempt to dry datupvi.eil gu-ipow ler in a kitchen atove. A man in Canada, did. Ills •fflieUd family would he glad of any information as to his whereabout.. — A man in Xcrv Hampshire the ether day ate lillaeu do/en raw oyster* on a wager. Thu silver trimmings on lus coffin cost twelve dollars and thii ly live cent*. On the Western end some of the railway trains i-ii.i »o alow that they have to delacli the 000. -catcher from tho engine and put it on the rear car t* keep the cows from running over it. '•! like to see tli* dear lutlect-ii tuies aninsiiijf themselves." said Mrs. Brown, when her eh ler boy took the ■visitor's iiew bonnet and lixed it to the tail ot his kite. "Never feat,'' still the good matron to her visitor, when she saw her bon net in thu air, "toon as the kite com.;. down he will give it to you." "Mother, I'm alraid a f^gr wenhl go hard with :ne." •'Why. my sou." "'Cause you s.e mother, I'm so small that there wouldn't be room for it to turn." A young fellow at a cand.t -pul ling the other night sat down tv a mar ble -lib nicely covered over with but ter Ito prevent aaccliailne adhesion. H* hasn't stuck to Anyone thing su.ee. Two little girls wcro heard one morning engaged in a dispute as to what their "mothers could do." The dispute was ended by the ystinge. t child siying: "Well, there's one thing my mother can do that your"* can't— my mother can take ev*ry on* of her teeth out at once." A witty t rtliin. —A gentleman espying a number ol mischievous little rogue* ii. tho ict of carrying offa quan tity of fruit Irom his orchurd, without 'Unve or lieese,' bawled out very lusti ly.'What are you Hbouc there, yout ras cals !' 'About going,' said one, ns be seized his hat, nnd scampered oil' at a double quick time. ——•'Hut father, you know love makes time fly," said an anthnalagtla daughter who was aig ling in favor of a longer trip than usual. "Yes, my dear,! know it does at tirst, but you find that m th* end time makes love fly." During a tin* starlight evening gthreo-year old philosopher, after a allent and app_r.ntly profound scru tiny ol the heavens, asked bis mother abruptly where th* stats ctoae from. Mamma'replied : "I don't know, Willi*." ••Yea, you do, too. :i "No, Willi*. 1 don't know whero the stars came Irons." "Well, you bet 1 do. The moon laid '•m." In the Wisconsin Legislature the pages have been . oiidiicting themselves In a tree and easy manner, throwing •pit-bnlls at the Sprakei and playing Uap-frog and hop scotch up and down the »i-les. The members at last hay* determined tointcrtei_ in a most heart le»r milliner is ith this joyous hilarity, and a bill has been intioluced forbid ding •sliitiny' In the chamber, making it a penitentiary offence to piny 'nium ble-p.g'on the members' desk, and a capitalerinte to stick crooked pins and earpat tacks, point* npward. in the chair*. Thi*. It i* thought, will be nr. affective rem.!;-. We think that some ol these pages need turning over—on th* knee. "CLOT "HTN'GT" BALDWIN'S, Corner Mslu and lOlli -fleets. X I C HJIOMI, V 1 I. G 1 N I A LATEST IMI-KOYJ..I.'.NTS IN BTYLB AJJD FINISH KNOWN TO TIIE TBADE. BUY BALDWIN"-- Lui'lllNG FOR IT IS I'lle, UKsr IM TOWN BALDWIN'S Cl.f.ntl\i; HIVES YOU A GKNTFI-:., -_-T_A.RAI.C_. YOUNG AND OLD WILL UNI) AI.I. .'TVI.KS To SLIT THEM. EVERY STYLIn OF WINTKE CT.OTHINU AT BALDWIN'S. BALDWIN'S SALE'S THE PRESENT *__!£_."? AST'U-iiSII ALL W0 SUITS QF ALL o£A____ UA.VE lIEEN SOLD CITIZEN'S AND BTRANGEI. S WE "HALL BE OLAD TO £XX YOU. LOWER TnAN THE LOWEST 10. 0O3D«l SHALL BE SO.''D. BALDWIN Till' CLOTHIER, RICBMOHD, VA, .*a___ r ji <l _'<U._n, gwl_9f_rtfc : ' OOMMISSIOSEU'S NOTICE . EZEKIEL Cooper. Shadrsch Cooper Willis Cooper, Lewi* Cooper. Albert* Coo er, Dorcas Bell. Wliliaiaß.ll.Tlioma* Bell, Gilbert Bell, James Taliaferro, Solo mon Taliaferro und Henry Tallaferro- PlaintiflH. AGAINST Thomas N.Macon, Administrator d. D. n. w. w. a. of Reuben Macon deed, J a-ries M. Macon, Lucy Conway, Philip H. Pry, Ex ecutor of Philip 8. Pry, 'leceased, I,ewis 11. William*.Elhanan Row, Richards Boul ware. John M. Mood win, Executor of John Wti,Hoik, L T 1) Paulconer, Sheriff of Or ange, and as such committee A dminlstra tor of L-mdon Cooper, Washington Bell, Edward Thornton, Nellie Thornton. James Payne, C C Mucon, deceased, and Ambrose Macon deceased, Bettie Coo .er, Matthew Bell, Jennie Bell, Sarah Bell, Courtney Bell, and James M Macon, Adm'r of Henry Macon, dec.ii.cd—Defendants IN CHANCERY. Extract from the decree entered In the a bove suit, October 6th, IM*:—"Th* Court doth adjudge, order and decree lliat It be re ferred to one of the Commissioners of this oourt to state, settle and report to tho court the following accounts to wit. Ist. The account of Philip S Fry, Adrelnis trator, w w a of Reuben Jilacon, de'd, which account Philip II Pry, Exeeu or of Philips Fry Is to render. 2ud. The account of Thomas N Macon, Ad ministrator d I) n w w a of Reuben Macon, de ceased, iv tin 1 lukingol which account* the said Commissioner is tn regard as prima fa cie correct any accounts which tho said Philip S Fry and Thomas N. Mueon may have heretofore nettled, and which have been appointed by tho County Court of Orange, und duly admitted to record,auhject howev er to besurchargod and falsified by any par ty in interest. Id. An Recount of all hires received by Philip S. Fry, Administrator as aforesaid af ter the death of Ambrose Macon. 4th. An account of all hires received by the said Thulium N Macon, Administrator don w w a of sttid Reuben Macon. sth. An account showing what amount of money would have been required to defray the expenses of canylng the slaves of the said Reuben Macon to Liberia asdlrected by the will of said Reuben Macon, with any matter denied material by the said Com missioner, or which any party iv interest may require." "Before taking the said accounts the said Commissioner Is directed lo give notice of the time nnd place of taking the same by f.u I. Ik al ion of notice for four weeks success vei>- In the Native Virginian, a newspaper published In Uordonsvule, Virginia, which shall be deemed equivalent to personal no tice to at' the pai-tii s.i ix~.pt to Philip 11 Pry, Executor of Philip ■ Fry, deed, and I'homas N Macon. Adiuinls'rato., d b n w wa of lteu ben Macon deceused, who must l.aye actntl notice." COMUissioNEit's Office, Oranoe C. 11. \ February _3rd, 187 U. / All parties Interested lit tbe accounts di rected by the lit eiei'of which the above is tin extract, are hereby notified that 1 have fixed on Monday the list da. of March, I_T7O, and my office ut Orungc C. 11. Virginia, as the time nnd place, for taking sal 1 accounts, and they arc hereby required to attend. WM. O. WILLIAMS, Feb. 2,">, 1870. CO. C. c. COMMISSIONER-) NOTICE. IN Greene Circuit Court, November term, I -i.il, Huzjlewood R.ddle—Plaintiff, AQAINST Richard 1). Melone, Adm'r with the will an nexed of V'ai-littue Riddle, deceased, Win. I-'. Melone, A. 1). Melone, John W. Crew, Fxe-utor of the lust will gnu testament of James \V. Crew, deed., Win. T. Chapman, late Sheriff of Oreone County, and as such committee Administrator of Robert Rid dle, deceased. Win. Riddle,son ot Valen tine Riddle Nancy Martin, James Turner, James Kiddle and Frances his wife, Wm. Riddle and Ellen his wife. Marl ha Lay, Benjamin Robinson, Sheriff ui'Greene Co., and as such committo i Ailm'r of Valentine RldiUc, Jr„ deceased. Mary Uiddle, Ann .id.lle, widow of Fleldrng Riddle, doe'd,— Defendants, Among other things the Court doth ad judge, order and decree, tha It be refered lo one of the Commissioners of tills Court (o Is ke an account of the transactions of Rich ard D. Melone, Ailm'r c t a of Valentine Rid dle, Sr,, deceased ; an account of the debt* of the testator, Valentine Riddle, deceased and their priorities, if tiny; an account of the real and personal estate of said testator lia ble for the payment of his debts, showing the fee simple value of .ill lands v. Inch the testa tor died seized nnd the Incumbrances there on; before taking the said accounts of the lUtstnndliiK debts of th . estate, the said Commissioner shall warn the eredttor* by notice., be published for four successive weeks In the Native Virginian, a newspa p. r published al Gordnnsville, Va., to prove their Claims before him on ft d y to be nam ed, or else bo be excluded from participating in the assets of the estate, winch accounts the -.aid Coiiitnlssiouersliull take, state, and settle, and report to the Court, with any mat tar specially stated d .emed pertinent liy h uiiclf or required by auy df the pirtis o be.so stated. Notice oi tin- time and poice ot taking all the accounts aforesaid, II pub lished In the said newspaper shall l»?equiv aleut to personal service as toall parties ex cept the saitl Administrator, who must have uctuul notice, Ac, Ac. — Extract from decree. A Copy—Teste. DANIEL MILLER, Jr., Clerk. Comh'i. s office, Stanaudsville, Va., i March I, IS7(). I The r-arties Interested in the torcgolng de cree and creditors of Valet tine Riddle Sr., deed, are hereby notified that I have ap pointed the lathday of April ISTO, as tin- time and my otlice aforesaid us the pluce lor tak ing the ui.couuts, an I receiving proof of debts, when and where they are required to attend with neiiess. ry vouchers und evi dences to enable me to report there. _, Given under my bund us Coiunil. shmsr of said Court. ARTHUR STEPHENS, a C. March 4,1870. NOXKEV James C. Ilulen, and P. B. Hiilen in his own right and a* Administrator of Joseph H ideu deceased -PlaiutiU's, AQAI.NST, Wm C Graves and Martha Ann his wlf*, and G. U. T. Hlden, Ac —Defendant*. IN CHANCERY. Extract from decree, entered in shove suit Oct., 7, 181)9— "Tho t'oiii'tdoth adjudge, older ami decree by consent of parties tlust one of the Commissioners of this court, take, state and settle the acconnts oi P li. Hlden v. ad ministrator of Joseph Hideu, deed, which accounts the said f. H. Hlden Is directed to render before him; also to take nnd state nn account of the personal upsets ol the said J.sieph Hlden, and ot the outstanding un satisfied debts and liabilities of the said Joseph Hlden, showing the priorities there of, aiso an account of the real estate of the said Joscpn Hidcn, and of the fee simple and annual value thereof, and of each parcel thereof, and publication in some convenient newspaper for nt least four weeks of the time aud place of taking the sold accounts shall oe equivalent to personal setvico upon all tho parlies except P. 11. Ili.lcn, Ail iiliiistra tor of Joseph Illden, deceased, William O Graves and James A Madlwn, mum whom personal service Is required, and the said Commissioner shall by a like publication of notice, wnrn all the creditor* of the uldJo. sepb Hideu deceased, to present nnd Hie their claims betbret.bfl -.il Coin ralsstoner and prove the* im". on pain nf not toeing al lowed to receive any part of tun ass.ts of the sail Josep.i Hideu is o_M of tlielr fail ure to do so,' f COMMISSIONEB'S OF! I. li, OBANOF. C. TI. I February _Jrd, IH. J. j The parties Interested in th* accounts or dered ny tne deoree of which the above Is an extract, are hereby notified that 1 have iixed on Saturday the I.th day ot March 1»70. and my office at Orange c. IL, Virginia, as the time mil p.iuu for taking said accounts.— Anita. II creditors of the suld Joseph lliilen are hereby warned toll, presentnnd file their claims he'foremeut said lime and place, and to prove the suiiie, on pain of not baink al lowed lo receive uliv part of t'.ie assets of said Joseph Hideu incase of their failure so to do WM, G. WILLIAMS, Feu. _.., ltwO. c. o. a c. COMMISSIONER'S NOTICE. IN' Oriinp;. Circuit Court, P It.Hlden, Administrator c. t. a. of Geo. H. Stockdon, d_oe*_e_—Plaintiff, B.Stockdon, Henry W. Stockdon, Lucy Bell Stockdon, Annie S. stockdon, Joshua Stockdon, Eminc Wallace stockdon, in fant heirs of tne decedent, nnd Curtis Wtt hoit, acred'lor of ihedci-dcm.und n 1 oth er creditors—Defendants. Extract tnan the decree in the nbovo case : The Court doth adjudge, order anil decree that this cause be referred to a master Com missioner of this Court, to take, state, settle and report an account of the transactl.ns o the plaintiff as Administrator „ tho said George H« sioekdou, dooeased, and also an account of all debts and demand* outstand ing vga nst his estate and the priori ies a mong them, if any ; also an account of the fee simple and yearly value at all Hie dece dent's real estate: and t_te_ahl Uornmtssloa er is directed to give notice in a.l the parti** Inter sled ot the time and place of taking tbe**account*, by publication for fnursno eesslve weeks in the Nulivo Virginian, which shall oe equivalent to personal ser vice of noti.-e uu them, exi-epi as to tbe plaintiff** Administrator of the .I..cedent, who must have personal service of notice. COKMISSIONER'S OfFl'l'., OKANI.K C. U.,1 li l.ruary _3rd, IS7U. ) Tho parties interested In the accounts or dered By the i 1..."- oi wlil'li the above Is an BXtracL *_• hereby notified, that I have fix ed on Friday, the 18th day of .March. WTO, and my ofllce at Orange C. tl.. V'n., as the lime and place, for fiklne said nccoonts ; unit all eredltorsof the snld Georg* 11. Stoolulon arc hereby warned to be present and fib-their claims before meat said time and placc,nnd to prove the same, on pain of not being al lowed to receive nny part of the assets ot said George 11. Stockdon In case of their fai lure so to do RICHARD CHAPMAN, C. o. C. 0. 3R, 1079. FISHER &GOLD&TINE AT TBI Orange Bazaar, bate just aaiEivED moM I«_-_g-__r -_r on. ____. ;o_ta.or thOaboiit |stocks or DRY GOODS, READY-MADE CLOTHING, Groceries, Boots, Shoes, Hatst, And every article usually kept In a flr*t clsss store, ever brought to this market, which will be sold low TO_SUIT TIIKITIMES. CALL AN D SEE. September 34,18e5. __!_-___ANT MiKIl-UA. __ CO.'_ RAW HONE SUP X X -1* HOSVII AT E. Price *45 Per Ton. r PHIS Phi), pli.ite int. proved Itself to -*- he the cheapest, ami fully equal to any in the market—v usurp:, scd by Ihe hlghest priccil Guanos, lis adaptation to WHEAT, COUN, OATS, BUI'KWAEAT, Tobacco, Garilen Track, (trasses, __c. has lieen th irouglily and most satisfactorily tested. Finely ground anil suitable tor drill ing. Put up io ha_ s of IS" lbs. each. O. P. Ml RKY-IAN A CO., Manufacturers, Warehouse, SI Gay Street, between Lombard and Pratt Streets, Baltimore, Md. For sale at manufacturers' prices (cost of transportation added,) by following A gents lv Orange County, vs., OEOiIUE GULDEN, Orange C. IL. PARTLOW * NEWMAN, Gordonsville. Woouville Mills, Fred'k. Co., Md., i August Ji, 1). 19. j Messrs. O. P. ManSBTKAM A Co.—Gentlemen: — Mv reason mr not complying with yourre quest sooner is, that I expected to have threshed mv wheat out belore this. The wheat Is good, nnd the clover Is knee high, suld to bo Ihe best in the neighborhood. Yours truly, EVAN WILSONiII Br_athedvii__b, Washington Co., Md., I August o, iStiD. i_ Messrs. o.' P.'Mekuyman A Co.—Gentle nlen —We, the undersigned, used your Kuw Bone Phosphate Inst Fall on our wheat crops sld* by side with ol her Phosphate, ol higher price than yours, anil we would could see no difference in the wheat. AYe can l ecoinmeud il to tho farmers iv general. JOHN BOOTH, HIRAM SHOWMAN J. W. liRE TIIED, GEO. SIIAFEK, WM. U GRIMES, JOHN 11. JOHNSON. September 10,1S00-—im. ',' MTWft *% JOHJI W O Jl, WHOLESALE AND K_T_.IL BOOKSFLLERS AXD STATOEBS, No. lOOG Main Street, TWO DOOKS AH DVB FOMT 0F.1.*, RICHMOND, VA., OFFER lor sale a largo, anil well *e loctcd stock of School, Law, Agricultural and Miscellaneous ___. «_> <_> _e__. s. In every department of Llturulure; and STATIONERY OF ALL KINDS, of Foreign and Doin—tln manufacture, W* also inaulllliclure Illank Books of all kind* using the best material*. Initial stamping neuiVy executed with the most fusluonable stylo of letter*. ______ New Books received as soon as published. 1!. .tiles Imported to order, orders promptly and faithfully exueutud, aad at tho lowest prices. January 7, jSJO.—tr. _ — AGENTS WANTED FOB THE COMMERCIAL ADVERTISER, .-BLIHHED AT ALEXANDRIA, VA., THE Advertiser i* S tirst-class Week ly, containing mutter of Interest to th« Parmer, Mechanic and Country Merchant, ami correct weekly report of the Alexandria Market anil the Baltiinoie Cattle Murkct al ways given. Subscript ion ono year, »} «v " six mouths, 1 00 To Clubs a largo discount is allowed. LilH'tal comunssion to Agents. None need apply for an An,-ii.y except iheycangiv** risponsible reference. A-d'es* WEDDDI-iIUUN A DRIVER, Publishers, Alexandria, \ a. August 13,1889.—tf. 13 SOUTH KuYAI. STREET, 13 l_ 11. r.i.iltKSi._'!* STOVE W A 111- It 00M S . THE catalogue tor this fall SOU SI st the following ST ,YES for cooking : IRONSIDES Parmdr, Excelsior, Columbia Contlneiibd, Planter, Prlao, Amity, Waver ly Win. Fell, Charm, Carroll, Cook mid Miner; also, the Victor, Umpire and Porta ble Rang*. . ._ , For I'urlor, Hall, Chamber and Dining Room Stove*, we hay* the Morning Glory, 1., in Booquet, Ac.; al(oa fun lot of Cumber bind Coal-loves, Ac., all of which bus given such entire satisfaction for tho past four year* that it is useless for us to say anythlug except to warrant every urUcle to please lbs pure I laser. Prices tosuit the times. Hoofing, Muttering and spouting done at sborl notice. _ ' „ ______ A fo-neral assortment of Tinwae, HoUow Wnro, <_o. . Ai. orders promptly filled. Ail orders from Orange and ailloiniiig C miles solicited. .wmrw* E. It. CLaRKSON, N '. 5, 1860.—1y. TO THE WORKING CLASS.—We arc now prepared to furnish all classes withconstant employment at home, the whole of the time or for the span- moments. Business new light nnd profitable. Persons of either ser easily earn nun We. to 8"> per evening, und a proportional sum by devoting t leir whole time to the bu»lne*_. Boys and girls earn nearly ns much ns men. That all who •cc this notice may send their address, and test the business, we make this unpara leled oil. r: To such as are not well satisfied we will .send It to pay lortho trouble"! writing. Pull particulars, a valuable sample, —turn will do toooouuence work on, and n copy of The People's Literary Oompanum— on* ot the largest ami best f-imllv newspapers publish ed—all sent free oy mail. Render, if you want permanent, profitable work. Address E. C. ALLEN A in.. . Nov. 5. 18611—3 m. "WILLIAM If. BICKBTTS & CO., MAN. FAtTUIIKKSj OF SADDLES, HARNESS, Collars, &c, ORANOE COURT HOUSE, VIRGINIA, WOULD respeelfully invite the intent ion of the citizens ol this und the adjoining Oountlea to their lnrire slock ol the aoove goods, which they will sell as cheap as they mi be purchases! many of theCltios, April 6, 1867. GILBERT PIN-., FASJHIO-i.VnLE BARBER, (iORIIi)NSVILLE, VA., WOULD ri-spi-i-ttully announce to the pulilic that he is now prepared to do In i tie best style of tho art, Shaving. Hair Cuttinc, Shampooing, Hair I velng, Ac. on the most reasonable terms. His long experience warrants him in promising sat Isfiiction to nil who may favor him with their patronage. ear Shop o 11 Mal n Street, opposite the Drug Store. F*brn*ry IS, ISTO. |]«.«_.-,.att.<w.i Stall.. UNEQUALLED IXDUCEMENTS t GET UP YOU It CLUBS FOR 187.!! ' p_BT_s_-_o_r'ft nia/ivi; THi: I'HKiPEST AND *_RT OF I__ HON THLIKI TO every [_br*on getting up n elnh for Peterson's Mn .nzlne, we will send gratis, aeopvofour premium Me__utlut for train ing is'iii _. inc.u-s by Hi.) It is i-nlled "Our Father Who art In Heaven," and Is the most elegant engraving ever of/bred. Toporsiin.. gelling p large clubs, an extra uopy ol the .lugaane will Do sent lv addition -, and It Is as csv to gel up a largo club tor Peterson as a small one tot ol_*. Mngiulnee. But see the turn.l nelow I Peterson* .ingii/.ino gives ..more for the money, nnd of a bell., yuulity, than any other, It contain* every year, nrarij i*". poues, 14 steel plates, IK double-sized main; Sooth colored steel fashion plates, and about 1. . wood snaraviugs—and all of this tor uu ly Two Dollar* a ye.'r, '"' * J™ th "° Magazines of its class, it is, lUtrefo re, em phatically - THE MAGAZINE FOIt THE TIMES. In addition to th* usual number oi" short er sli.rlcs, tln.ro will lie given in WTO, at k-as» Aye original copyrighted Novel***, viz: THE PBBSONEB OF THE BASTII.E, By Mrs. Ann S, .Stephens. THE SECRET A T BABTRAiTS HOLMB, Hi/ Mrs. Jane IS. Austin. KA TBLEEN-& LO YE STOB V, Hi/ the author of "Ethel's Sir Launcetot. AX EXEMYCS REV EXIS ..', By the author oj "The Second Life." BOW IT ENDED, By Frank Eec Benedict. In the number and heruty of Its Illustra tions also, Pete-son Is unrivalled. The Pub lisher challenges comparison between Its STEEL AND MEZZOTINT ENGRAVINGS and those of other . liign_ines, and one steel engraving at leust In each number. MAMMOTH COLORED FASHION PLATES Eacn number has ii supurb duul>l.-sl_e colored Fashion plate. COLORED PATTERNS IN EMBROIDERY CROCHET, etc. RECEIPTS FOR COOKING, THE TOILETTE, SICK ROOM, etc. New and fashionable Music In every num ber. Also, Hints on Horticulture, Eques trianism, and other mutters Interesting to ladies. TKIIJIS... Alwsyi In Advance. One copy, for one year, J.; 2 copies, 1 year SI; :i copies, for 1 year, to; 4 copies, for yea .11 ; B copies 1 year, and 1 to getter up of elu IS; . copies one year, and 1 to getter up o club, ll_; 14 copies one year, audi to getter up of club, $.U; IS copies one year, and 1 to getler up of club. __ "i. Specimen copies send gratls.to those wish ing to get up n club. Address, Post-paid, CHARLES J. PETERSON, No. _UM.he_lmit._tr.set, 1 .nlad.lp-la, Pa. Ootober 1.i., l__J -»iBDIEOXT ANirTKLTNGTON LIFE IXSIIIXCE .OHMY, Home OOlcc I—Richmond, Va. W. C. CARRINC.TON, President, I). J. IIARTSOOK, Secretary. As, Ms and investments, 91,500,000.' INBIJI.ES on all the most approved plana, lis policies arc lion-forfeiting. _tdlv.de* BT}_ per cent, of profits among policy holders'. it. declares dividends at the end of second year. It receives premiums all In cash, or in half loan, or one third loan, as applicants may prefer. It allows quarterly or semi-annual pay ments of cash part of premium. It accepts no security for Ihe money it In vests except real estate first lien. No stocks nor government securities will bo received by It as security for debt. It Is officered nnd mimaged by gentlemen born and bred in the South, of good charac ter umongst their own people for lluaiicla,l ability and for fidelity to their trusts; and the premiums paid Into this Company will not go toincreaite the wealth of the North, but will be used within our own limits and will relieve our own impoverished people. W. O. CARRINGTON, President. J. J. Hopkins, Secretary, C. H. Pekhow, Medical Adviser. DIRECTORS: D. J. Hartsook, W. D. Cabell, E. O. Thur mond, J. R. Peebles, Hudson Martin, T. P. Eltzpatrlek, William Gordon, C. A. Behalf tor, William P. Shepherd. ; REFERENCES: Gen. Beauregard, Col. l». G. Garner, Judge Alexander Wnlkeraiul Gen. Mason Graham, Ol- Louisiana; Gen. (Union Hm-kuer, of Lou isville: Gen. .1. 11. Hood, New Orleans; Judge H. P. Mabry, Major J. 11. Pratt and Ward Taylor, Jr., Jenerson, Texas. Liboral commission, will be given to good agents. Travelling agents are especially wan toil. Ms. Hi.xi.n_n Policies Issued during the first eight months ofiv-tlve work. Income over . I-Hi.ihhi—n success ahead of all precedent—and with bright prospects. For rates of Insurance call tipiui the Local Agent, W. 11. Rl.__B.T__, July 31, 1-08. Oiance Court House J. M. MURPHY, Agent Goidonsvllio V a. ~~FIRE INSURANCE. TH . 80_TH_U_1. MUTUAL FIRK INSUANCK CO., Al .III)., I_.Ll> CAI'I.AL, 62.0,0.0. CRIRTF.BID HY THE COMMONWEALTH OF TA o_'_'l__E— V X Corner Math and Main lv. ItICH.tOND, VA. THIS Company i. sues I', rtieipntion Policies on Farm and City Property, by which the insured becomes a member or the Company, sharing in Its profits. A semi-an nual Dividend ol three per cent, declared Ju ly 1, iSiltf. __t_7__.>_>3_9_vz__a___'__' For the year ending October 1.1, 1880. Nuraberof Policies Issued 1,481 Amaiiiit of Property insured, |2,51_,»»3 68 Amount of Premium Notes depos ited with the Company, 85,639 H> Amount of Cu.h Premiums and Fees receiveil, 60,911 76 Amount paid for Losses and Ex penses, 21,u20 72 Losses adjusted not due, 6*6 00 JAMES M. MURPHY, Agent at Gordons ville, Is prepared to receive ipplieations for insurance in tills Company, and can Always be band at Ihe offlee of Adams Exprvls Co. Deo-inber 24, law.— ly. ~FERTII_I__ERS. HAVING .t i. ireil a lull supply of No. 1 PERUVIAN GUANO, dtiect from t lie Agents of the Peruvian Government be fore tiieir stock was exhausted, we are pre pared to sell at the LOW I. ST MARKET KATES. We also otter with confidence, MAPES' NITRO(iENIZEI) SUPER-PIIOS PIIATE OF LIME, A quick-acting, concentrated manure, and ponnonent Improver of the soil: composed of BONES, BIRD and Flsll GUANOH, all thoroughly deeoiuposeil, nnd redooed by means of f*r__*ntotion and sulphuric acid, to'a powder, fine enough to drill. 'The beat article nt tne price (IA.) in tho m. rket. We have also on hand, Hone Flour. Bone Dust, ami mII other standard fertilizers known In the market. Address, HOOE, WEDDERBURN A CO., N0.., Prince street, Alexandria, Va. Augusta), MB.—_m. • STOVES! STOVES!!__wffi.lt! g. CUVIELIER, Kelt's obi stand. No. 23 Kin* Meet, A L E X A X L> It 1 A , V I It G 1 N I A, o__.l.r.K I* ai.L KINDS OF FUEL-SAVING, GAS-BUR-HIK} STOVES AKU TiI*WARE, VU :—Cook, Parlor, Hall, Church, Oiti.-c and other kinds of Stoves mi.l Ranges. Among his llrst-cluss I'nnk stoves are the Excelsior, Monuiuentnl, Ironsides, William Pcnn, Noble Cook. I'ennsylvanla, Paragon, Lehigh, Continental, old Domin ion, William Tell, Ac, ___~ all of which he warrants as recommended. Coppersmltlnng and Plumbing, Roofing and Spouting done In town or cooiitry, at shortest notice ami lowest prices, for quality of materia, and workmanship. October 2, lntil—ly. • E.J. 1.1 ILL ER, 05 King Street, ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA HAS nECKIVKD HIS FAI.I. STOCK OF CHINA, GLASS AXD EARTHENWARE TO which he invites the attention o A country ire., chants and .dealers general iy- Call and examine his stock and prices, which will compare favorably with those ol Baltimore or cities further North. Ootob.ie 1, lSflO.-.Mra. ~~NOTICE. T!IE late firm at F ifthback <fc Mover. bavins been iliss. lvel by consent tot four years, those Indeb c.l to tl.e said turn will miiKe I »imediate payment, us no fur ther Indulgence will he given. Those Imv ing claims against us will present them To. payment. » W. I'ISHBAcK. stanardsville, January 2H, 11)70. OYST "Its. -Fre<li laniieil Oysters and Lobsters.just received hy February I, INTO. LaNDRL'M A CO, MRS. CAVE'S Tra.iMis. Sehnol for Teacher*, at M_s.laon.il. H„ can supply teachersof every grade, and at prices to.suit mpioyers. Addles*, Mrs. Cave, box 37, Gor oniville. Va. l**ln uw * _>, WA * ULI.AB .._.•: TWO iPttOU I'T.ll I>AT. Corner of Hanover and PrAtt Street*, Three/squares from B, A 0. R. R. Depot, and 'Within live minutes walk of too prlnelp-1 Steamboat Wliuris, BALTIMORE, MD. HENRY srilOl'lKl.t), Proprietor. June 12,1__6. !_. B. IPIBIfCC H SOW, Merchant Tailors ASI) ol_O_._E_Cl__3___.l_l. No. 1300 Mulu Street, RICHMOND, VA. WE »re (low icceivitt*; our stock oi Kali and Winter Cloths, Cassimere. and Vcstings, and invite ail persons In want of good Clothing to give va v call before pur chasing elsewhere. We keep always on hand a full line of Gen tlemen's Furnishing Goods, embruelng ul the latest Novelties, Remember the old stand, corner of Main and Thirteenth streets. _. 11. SPENCE A SON, 1300 Main Street, Richmond, V». October 32.1809. T HEREAT PIANO, I'ARLOR ORGAN, USD MUSICAL INSTRUMENT - ESTABLISHMENT OF THE BO.TII ESTABLISHKI) IN IBM, IN WASHINGTON, D. C. FOUK stories ami bnitment devote exclusively to the bnslnese. Alweyso hand over 100 Pianos, new and second ban ranging lv price from 350 to .t. 10. 1 Inn new mill Warranted at S.-l and upwards. Sole intents for ten best establishments the country. CorrespondenceS-Uolted. M sic, Rooks, Catalogue and atl sniall artic •enfby mail. .TORN F. ELLIS, New Iron Front, b\<Q R- inisylvavla Avenue, near loth Street. October 9,18C5. FALL AND WINTER, 18(10. JOU>T B. CURTIS, Merchant Tailor, ORANGE COURT HOUSE, VA., RESPE CTFULL \' announce, to hit customers, friends and the nubile gener ally, that he has just received the largest and best selectetl stock of Cloths,-'as-lnn-res, Vesllupr, ie ever brought to this market, which lie is pre pared to makeup af the shortest notice and on tiie niosi reasonable irrius. Thankful for past patronng.;, he solicits a continuance of the same, pledging hiuisell tor the future, us In the past, to use his best endeavors to give entire satisfaction. Terms positively CASH. October 22, ISB9. a_Al_ I. I'KI 1 TPlXfe'Bltl-tTOg VV cause It contains so much practical, original matter In such sinull space." John J. Thomas, "Ihe directions for urowlng Strawoerrle* and llasiieii-iesarethc Oest I haveever_eeii." Henry Ward Beecher. We could give hundred*of Juat such testi inoniais, showing the value of this little work. It should be in the baud* of every person, whether the owner of a rod smntre o_ ground or ■ hundred acre*. Tree agents should haven copy. It contains id page*.— Price 111 cent*, Fall price llsi, whoh and retail, and also terms to agents iilid 'hose de siring to ltd up _ eiub lur plants .. lit free to allapplieiditi. I'm lies at tli© South or on Pucllle Coast bhould order plants In the lull. Address, I'l.IU'V _ JOHNSTON, Sept. ~.(»■ I'almyia, N. Y. establwhed r»_»r S.S.OItIKK, JA . 11. U»EI. _;_..._:.'- & iiiiotiik.i. STEAM FL'RMTL'BB WORKS Asn IS _£__ XV- XVI X la -_j , ALInXANDRIA, VA. HAVING I'elHU'il our niaimfa. Tory with the most i|i| in i T _J_U___T'l 'Til" ilts_ inachiiiery, we are no. pre-_RS_____Zt pared to furnisii all ui!i.l.-o; _gSSE_S___gJ Cabinet, titliee and School Furniture, a-s low as cm be bought in tli' Northern cities of the the suine quality, v. • ure ids.i prepared to do all kinds of .Sawing Turning, Planing, Moulding and Carving in ourlln.e wholesale and retail. Walnut, Ash, Poplar, Oak, Maple and llirch Logs taken iv exchange lor Furniture. Junuary 14, lSiiti.-ly. MARQUIS & KELLY'S MARBLEWORKS, CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA., and"at staunton, lexington and bar Et.-SIJMIURU. MR. J. 11. BOWMAN, our AMI t at. Charlottesville, Is receiving and keeps . constantly on hand a large lot Jt of Monuments, Tomb*. Head «L_ * and Foot Stones, Ac. Persons F,-.!if j In went ofunylhlngoflhls Icitnl *i |i nan be accommodated on short |As notice end upon liberal terms. fr I I The near proximity of Char lif lotti'svllie lo Orange and adja- ceni counties, afford* an oppor- tuiiily to tiie citizens of these Stooar eountiestooblniu work as quick ly. conveniently and cheaply as from any other point. \\'e challenge a comparison both as respects the quality and taste ol workmanship and the price of material. We beg leave to refer to Messrs. Rugby & Stofer, of the Native Virginian through wiio))) order*may be transmitted. All we ask is a fair trial. June at, isiis- tf. IFBIBG ATID S. MMER IKFOmTATIOH . _E_.l_333C3)_NrS. MILLINKI-V A-D STBAWGOODS, AI-MhTßOi_iG, CATOR iH'O,, ■•V aud .130 Baltimore Street, BALTIMORE, -MD., IMP'Ht TEI.S anil Jobbers of Bonnet Ti'iniu.ing, and Velvet Ribbons, Bonne silioi, ..i tins and Velvets, Blonds. Lace* Roches, Net's and Crnpes, French Flowers anil Kent!"T., Straw bonnets and Ladies Hats, trimmed and tintrimmed, sila Velvet and FeL ..t nnets and Hats, Sundowns and ShuUel ii: titls. The Inrgeet stock of Millinery floods in this country, anil unequalled in choice va riet.i-, which we ofler nt prices that will defy competition. Orders solicited, and prompt attention given. February «... 1870.—Am. ~J. WALL TURNER, OF ORANGE COUNTY, VA., WUOI.KSAI.E AND KE.AII. lUCAI.I.iI IM BOOKS, NEWS V A V Kir. PERIODIALS, ST.ITIOXERY PHOTOOBAPHS, ALBUMS, ALMAN A C &■-■ 111-1 MAIN tT____T, RICHMOND VIRGINIA /"'AN supply any Book wanted, Payt particular attention to orders from tiie country. October IS, 1867. Oil.S. &!'.— i.ili.«eeil. Ni-iit * Foot an Train OU, White Lead Spirits of Ttirien tine; aiao, west* extra No. 1 Kerosene uil at 5. cents per gallon, cash, by H. I). tAlia.'_lrro A -ON. Sc|>temh»r _>, IBUB. TO SUMAC GVTHERERS. ALL person* are hereby warned not totrespaM upon the Litchfield farm, as the sumac lias been contracted ("or July _, ti.. M. B. OHAlal. ERLAY KB. C:ii;i:.-.|..-ri;e b_«f BnglLfa Dairy Cheese lor sale by February I, 1870. LANDRUM A CO. A'fTTTk. mis o i JIIB~*vVORE ileatiy -x ■anted at ibis rUKE Whisky, lor biediciiml ptinios «'*, for sale by Peeroary IA tm. tAVnErV A fJO. *•••*' J '.' ... flnllrmit.... O. A. AHI» IH. RAILROAD. ON null alter We.lne.ilay, Feb. 23,70, one daily passenger train will run b* tween Washington and Lynrhbnrg, con nect ing at Gordonsville with theChesapealM) and Ohio Railroad to Richmond, Covington aud the Virginia springs; ut Lynchburg ftsr West i.nil Soutiiwest. and at W ushlugtuu *ar the North and Northwest Len\e Washington daily at fl Ma. m., Afcnt niitln.i ut g Oi) a. hi., arriving at Lynchburg at SO. p. in. . -__ Leave Lvnchbtirg northward, at 8 25 a m arriving at Alexandria at 6 2ft p. in. and at Washington at B I. p. in, Also dally, Sunday included, a passenger train tlironuh With*ot change of ears—sleepin* ears attached— between WASHINGTON and RlCHMOND—making close connection* at Richmond and Washington In the direct line between New York and the Mouth At 'utliile . .luU'S. Leave Washington at 0:3.. p. m. and Ale_h nnilrhi nt7:_> p. in. prrlvc at GordonsvfU* et 11:10 p. in., and nt Richmond ,":2. <t.m., con necting with train leaving Richmond at 4:00 a. in., for I ..ershurg. WeldonandlheSouth west. Leuve Richmond nt 8:30 p. m., and Gop* donsville ut I__S a, ni.; arrive at Alexandria ut r.:fi.")a. in., anil nt Washington ut ft_>_ a. m... connecting with earliest train* to New .oil* und Northwest. A train for Manassas Brnnch will leavo - •)-!■, dully, excepting Sunday, at HaO Alexin "-- -iKoui.ui-gai __H^._n.. a. in., nirlvl_g tit ..... —--..tin* ii.itvc Harrisonburg nto lo a. iv. i _.„ MimassßS Junction with Northbound train on main line, arrive at Alexandria at 6 25 p. ni. The train on Manassas Branch will ms.t food connection* at the Junction with night Ine to and from Richmond. Through tickets and baggage check*, ta all proiuluent points. FREIGHT TRAINH I_ss Oruntre dally northward at e3O a. m_ and Southward (Sunday excepted,) r.t 8 25 s_ m. J. M. liKOAlit B. March 11, Generul Ticket Ag*nt -iIESAPEAKE ~k bHIOJRAILRbAD. CHANGE OF SCHEDULE. (~)N ami after I'Vli. 2ml, 1870, the Tat v/ - sengcr Trains will run ns follows—viz: Mall Train will run dully betweed Rich in. nd and .Staunton texcept .Sunday _• tween Gordonsville and Staunton; leav* Richmond at B.Boa. In. and nrrtve at Bt»un ton al 1 L") p. in. Leave Staunton at .-20 a. in, and arrive at Rlchmohd 120 p. to, making ch.se coutnti _us at Gordonsville aniH.'liiirlof, s\ Itlewlth Orange, Alex»ndrl» ami Manasaaa RnilroiHl Matl Trains for Alex andria, Washington, Baltimore, plillad.is pliia, New York, Ac; also for Lynchbnr*- Kiioxville, Chattanooga. Memphis, New 0»» leans, Montgomery, Mobile, tie. Mail Train will ruu iri-weiUly belw**n Staunton and White Sulphur Sprite* ob Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday. Leave Staunton ot 4 lit p ru aud arrive at white Hnl nl'tirat 1005 pro; Rave V.'hltn et 3 20 a ni, and arrive at ISUiunlon nt 5 a in.— Ami going West will connect with stage* «* follows, via:—At Goshen with stages for Lex ington, Natural Bridge, Mid Rockorldg* Baths. At Millboro' with stages for Bath AJ• uuin.and Warm springs, ant" at White Sul phur with singes for Lewi.burg, Chai'leston. _c. ~' stages will also leaf* Staunton on Thurs day, Thursday, and Saturday mornings, tut Lexington iintl Natural Bridge, NIGHT I'AS.si.NtjKR 1 D .IN will run be. tween Richmond and Washington .lightly without change of cars, leaving Richmond at sua p. M., und arriving nt Riehinoud, et SIX) A.M., making nl! through connection* at Richmond nnd Washington. KLEEPINQ CARS will be attached to this train, and will be run through between Richmond and Washington without change. JAMES F. NEIHERLAND, February H. Ism. General Ticket A_.nl RICHMOND.-., i> I-.TERSHUUG R. R. f)N and utter Monday. April ]~ 18.9 v -' th* trains on this road will leavo a* A>_> lows: Leave Richmond at f p, m. and 2.35 p. in. Leave Petersburg al ...i. a. ni. and O.nO p. th Accommodation Train with passenger oaf attached, will leave Richmond daily at i J. in., and Petersburg daily at 6.10 a. m. (___. day* excepted.) The 1 a. m. train will not leave Richmond, on Sunday*, and the 0.50 p. in. train will not leave Petersburg on Sunday*. Passengers for Norfolk will take th**. a. m. train, running through daily. Baggage checkup through. The passenger coach attached to th****! train will leave Clover 11 ill at 7 .. nv, und r»> turning, leave Richmond nt ..<. p. m. *_ Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdnjs. .JIu.MAH 11. WY;._n_, May 7, ISO.. _Jupo.iine.u_ _ARPE.V.EI.I.\II HOUSE Rl_XDl_f AND UNDERTAKING. ri.ll. lindertijflH-d desire* to aimminte ■*■ to the public ol Orange and the _..tJolni*(| eon n lies that he bus resumed Ills 101 iner *__: ing. for which he v.,'is trained by year* •! study and practical expfirlunc., i.nil 1* Be*. prepared to do all kintls of CARPEX'IEISS WORE', HOUSE BVIU> LV. AXD MILL CEARIXU. I will contract for Publio and private Dvtlh tag*, furnish Oettgneand Models, and pi-rf.rm all theduties required ot an experienced alio skilled architect. Persons desiring __ construct, repair or lnv I rove MILLS o: any description, will do w»U to call on _. c, as 1 am particularly aeijualDS ed wiiti that.branch ol i.iy business. I wIU also ilo the work of an UNDE_.Ti.KIB and snpply COFFINS of of such pattern* *n_ price*as may be desired byeilbei thew_»!__y or the poor. All work shall bo done promptly, nr_-l*_ faithfully nnd ill v aorktnan-like maimer,ml shall employ none hut the best lmi-ds. In n coinuiuiiiiy where I have been so long and 1 trust so well known, It Is not necessa ry that 1 should pi-,e a special reference or recommendation.. I refer to the work here* toiore done by me, and all I isk Is a fait snine of the patror.ge of my friends and) neighbors. T. j. Pl__Ty_L August 7, lSf_ IKE VIRGIMaTaND AfitSCl i F.TR THE PURCHASE AND SALE Of; REAL ESTATE ON COM.Mi SSI OK. PUBLISH n weekly paj>e." for dlstrt bution lv the North and on l„__r___» and Canals leading to Virginia, advertising lands entrusted to tbem for sale. W. V . SCOTT, Local Partner At GordnnsvUte,To* W-Office over th* new Drug more, Di cembor 17, iM..— sm, vf.~V77(i€CTi" ' Attorney At Law, GORDONSVILLE, VA., PR AG TICKS in the Courts of Or ange, Greene, Louisa, Albemarle und Madison. Will draw Heeds, contracts, will*. .le., at the usual rates. Also buys und sell* Rent Estate on commission iv connection with the Virginia Land Agency. Jl*-Office over the new Drugstore, December 17, ISM..—ly. ~~^flTV»__l_!___!:ul____t. r ['i> mj fi lends and CMStnmer. and al. -S- wishing to buy ch*ap good*, com* *__t sec my well assorted STOCK OF GOODS, consisting of Dry Goods, Clothing, Boot* *n4 Shoes, Hats, Notions, Groeories, _c. _U*o, • Well assorted stock of LIIiL'ORS ch*epe» than the cheapest, at li, BEAR'S December IT, 1.09. —ly. Cash Cornet. ~~r Ts. tiiuiial, ~" Attorney At Law, STANARD(.VILE, VA., WILL practice in nil of the Conrt. ofOrc.-iif, iiinngeand -Madison Coan ties Collection, nl cluims promptly uttend >il to. Discharges in Bankruptcy o_l__a__. October _8, l«Ub—tun. ~ POWDER OF PURE BOJTE. FINELY ground Bohee,around from pure bone, without admixture of 9AM kind. Price $50 per ton. Also, Unit, and Plagter, AND SA VV E D LI! M BE R. tor sale by SCOTT dt DILWORTH. Gordonsville, V»h N. I. .—All kinds of Lumber sawed for 0.0 --tomers. May 20,1888—tf, ~JA_-E_FL. POWELL, Attorney At Law, ORANGE COURT HOUSE, VA. ATTENDS all the Court* of Orntif;* und Spotsylvania Couitle*. Will,*!**, if lend to any business In the conn tie* a*. joining this; and in th* U.uT. Ccort* at _*_■*> mond. October 22, 18tS r. ii. uu. _:\, Attorney At LaW # ORANGE C. 11.. VA., WILL practice in ihe Court* of Of* angea id the adjo'-fnn Countl**. AU claims for t'..iieetlon - ro ipt'v attended to. Office hours from . A. M. to 4 _". U. April M, k,_».—ly. >V. \Y. BLRti ESS. Attorney At Law, ORANOE COURT HOUSE, VA. WILL practice in tho Circuit aud Conntr Courts of Oruuge und _U* *«lJoUtf-_ Oounti**.