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MANI. r.tsLA Hl'l.W A W'HI
RLASGOW a. WHITE
A TTOBa eys-at-La w
>).% Lexington Va.
ROBERT iC AT LETT
_., , , S LiKXlNQTON, Va.
i ClaVTOH FOBOB, \
July 'iO Ul lvr.
R. R.WITT Si Ct
Represent Old Line Companies
R. E. WITT
Civil and Mining Engine
Jen. 8 !2-6mo
A look al my 1912 line of WA
PAPER will convince you that t
line is OOtnplate, artistic in si;
magnificent in effect and at rema
ably LOW PRICES.
I want you tos-ee'.these without i
obligation on your part to purchl
This line is full of beautiful
CUT OUT KOKDKKS,
VAKN1MI TI LBS,
MUK LAI'S, ETC.
for every room at the house.
Come and look at them it wil
W. S. ZOMBRO
PAINTER AND DFCol'.VK
No. fi'" South Main Street
ONLY $1.00 A YEAR
WANTS PRESIDENT AT PARTIES
Mr6. Taft Does Not Like to Entertain
When Her Husband lt
The Whit* House was unusually
quiet during the month of May be
csuse die president wm away.
Mrs. Taft does* not like to entertain
largely when the president ls away.
The first lady of the land seems to
make It a point that the president
shall lie Si lniine when large functions
won at the White House. While
the preeidenl is away Mrs Taft con
tents harnell with long walks and
With small tea parties In the after
noon. Two largo garden parties WOT*
canceled because the president had ti
Indee.!. Mrs. Taft ls quite inslsten
thal tba president shall he present ai
len parties Two years agr
lind made arrangement!
'ls. but it chancel
thal thia date was the Mttte ??vs th<
of Mrs Taft's garden parties ani
the president cared to yield to th<
wtshaM of hil wife, and the lnrilanapc
Hs party trip was canceled to thi
ol finite a number 0
politicians in that state, and they bur
ried down to Washington in number
to learn what waa the matter, not l>?
lng able to credit that a mere garde*
party had Interfered with the visit
Hut thay learned lt was a tact, mm
yielded to Mrs. Taff
?wishes afterward, although a whol
year lapeed, entertaining the preidden
TEXAS GIRL ENTERTAINEI
Miss Katherine Morgan Wat a Gue*
at Many Receptions and
Prominent among the many lieaut
ful and charming society girls vigil
lng the national capital during th
season just paaeed, may be menttone
Mis.- Kaili, line Morgan of bouhan
Miss Katherine Morgan.
Tex Miss Mingan has just returm
to her home alter spending the wlnt
ais Hie guest of Mrs. I.urton. wife
the associate justice of the Supreti
inuit, she attended a great mai
reception and balls, and was a g?
era! favorite Moose tbs different se
w hit li go to oinM.<i up Washington >
To absorb .nocks that, might (
Struy tungsten electric lamps si
by cinU there has been
vented a wire spring with hooks
each cud to eugage the cord.
Jones picked up hie paper at about
the third call from Mrs. Jone*, rose
rather reluctantly from hla eaay chair,
and going; into tito dining room aat
down at the table whore dinner waa
already waiting. Mrs. Jonea eyed hint
hopefully as she ladled out the soup,
but he aald nothing.
It had been rather a stressful day
down at tbe office and ho felt like
nothing so much aa simply being
quiet, saying nothing to any one and
having no one to say anything to him.
Consequently he silently propped the
evening paper age inst the sugar bowl
and continued reading the column of
Wall strt?et gossip about Harrlmaa
gobbling another railroad.
Mrs. Jones atood the strain of si?
lence as long as she could and then
burst forth desperately: "Well, wbat'a
new down town?"
"Nothing much," said Jonea auto?
"Have a good day down at the of?
"Oh, about as usual," answered
"Has Brown been giving you any
?'Nope." he grunted sUiortly.
"How does your new stenographer
There was no hidden trap In this
question, no secret Jealousy concealed,
Jones's new stenographer waa an
elderly malden who wore 8j>ectacles
nnd goloshes and M>s. Jones's mind
was perfectly serene regarding her.
"Aw ri'," responded Jonea between
"I believe you'll like her much bet
ter than you did that pert girl you
had." paid Mrs. Jones. "She seems
sensible and respectful?quite differ
ent from that ftulTy haired thing who
always looked at m? so crltlcallj
whenever I came down to the office
I fairly aietested her. the little ninny!'
Mr. Jones stirred uneasily, but mada?
no reply, and after a pause Mrs. Jones
said: "How much does that clerk sh<
"Now. see here. Maria." said bel
husband. looking up Impatiently
?Taut you see I'm reading? How cat
I tell whether lt's Harrlman' or Bat
tiing Nelson I'm reading about whet
, you keep firing a question into me ev
cry two seconds*"
Seeing that it was useless to tr;
I to make him talk. Mrs. Jones decldea
> do the next best tiring?talk her
"That Mrs. Bowman who's mov-v
into the flat overhead wfcs down agait
[ today," she began. "Tto you know
Henry. I hate to say it. and of coursi
I it'a no business of mitte. and for al
I know she may have taken it to
medicine, but I was almost certain
taught the smell of whisky on he
breath. I wonder if. she drinks. O
fours? ehe acts like a lady anal wear
Rood clothes and ifs polite, but jro
can't tell what you're going to er
counter in New York. I don't believ
In spreading scandal, but when Mrs
Oreen dropped in hera?* this afternoo
I happened to marmion: my suspicion
to her. and I asked if she didn't thin
it was -awful for a woman to take 1
whisky and drink herself to deat!
and then she said she met a woma
that would deceives you Just the sam
woy down at Rath Beach last sommei
She said this woman?"
"Oh. I don': rare what she said o
what this woman dkl!" exclaime
Jones angrily, shoving back his chai
from the table and flinging his nupki
ilown on the table.
Mrs. Jones's lips quivered. Sh
buried her face in her handkerchief.
"Now, alon't start that!" said Jone
"You know I didn't mean to hurt yoi:
These were Just the words needed t
start Mrs. Jones off In full cry, lite
ally. Her husband listened to ht
sobs for a moment and then as hi
wife begun to pour forth a torrent t
reproach, he twisted uneomfortabl
for a few minutes, and then magi
both at himself and nX her. Jumped u
and put on his hat and stalked out <
the flat, banging the door behind Iiir
Straightaway he went to the corni
emporium, hoping to find some o!
cronies there with whom he cou!
laugh away his disgust with things I
general. But he found none presei
and after a solitary drink, went oi
and slowly walked down the stret
Accusing thoughts assailed him.
He reproached himself as he thougl
of her cooped up In the flat all da
Hut at the thought of the ceasele:
flow of language, he gritted lils teei
and went on down to a bowling aile
where he found some friends and it
mediately Joined In the sport.
It was midnight when the ph
ceased. Then his conscience began
trouble him. Suppose burglars h;
broken Into the house during his a
sence? Suppose there had been
fire, with him the natural protectc
away? Suppose his wife, in her e
cltement and resentment, should thro
herself?^h, no. that was foolish. Ai
yet he had heard of women doing ths
t8 | He worked himself into such a fev.
l(> | that he entered the darkened flat wi
| a horrible feeling of foreboding. I
! entered his wifo's bedroom and the
No, hla wife had not been shot. Si
Ie- | was sleeping peacefully. But al
ie- j awoke promptly and proceeded wi
In- ' her discourse, giving such a tongi
at | lashing to him aa ho will ramemb
all the days of his Ufo.
Va'uable Farms For Sale
|; 1HO Acrea ot Ana land ti miles from
].camden. Va., on a good road. Good
leaess, VVell watered. 14 sores iu or
chard, lu acres flue timber, barge
brick nouna*, 'i uew barns aud all nannied
out buiulings. Close to church, store,
Babool en I mill. It is not often that
such property ls ou the market. This
Ix a tine farm. You should look into
Ibis property. Price only #19,000
winch is low
A 1 orin of about 100 seres 10 in ile*
from Lexington, Va., 10 miles from
Buena Vista, 1 mile from JNatioual
Highway, Smiles to B. &0. Station,
Sj miles to N. A Vf. Station. Close to
churches, schools aud stores. BO to 70
acres iu cultivation sod sod. Nico to
work, crops well,uice to usa* machinery
ou. Balance of laud is in tl ia uer. xaiew
bank baru paluted aud rodded. Baru
? bout 40 x 00, fine foundation, plenty
ippia for stock ana grata. >ew giauery
with two wagon shed* ueir tbe baru.
Witter iu bat u-yard,cistern aud spring.
Two streams of clear water running
tin..ugh the place. Apple orchard of
4 m B acres, uever falls to bear, plenty
small fruit. 'J tine vegetable gardens.
New 0 room house with cellar, wash
house aud siuoke house combined,
granary aud wagou shed r.ear residence,
tool slied, wood bouse, spring house
and double chicken bouse. Good roads
sud a uice neighborhood. Au unusual?
ly desirable farm aud nice homo. Ap?
ply tor price.
BSt Acrea 14 miles from Lexington,
Vu., 1" miles from Biiotitiiiuu, 5 tulles,
to statious ou Ii 4 W and C. &? O. K. lt.
v evy close to churches and schools.
Fenced with wile and rail,well watered
bv spiiiigs.runuiug water iu every Held.
About 11000 apple trees?alto another
younger orchard, pears, cherries,pl nu ?
an.i grapes. .Nice itiouty residence on
el. \?tion giving tine viewof sutrouiiu
ing country.Ali needed outbuildings, 2
goodfnaut houses. FU.e ;lace for
cattle and sheen. Ou a good road aud
in a good section. Come and look at
ttr- laira. 200 acres iu cultivation, 300
g grazing, 187 acres wood laud. We
ci.n a ll it Tor ?M^per acre.
-O Airs 10 miles from L< xingtou.
Vu., close to t wo railroads, taO acres iu
cultivation, a acren lu timber, j loom
bouse, barn <SSsS4, other out buildings,
over 100 apple trees, other su_all Iruit,
well watered by epnug aud branches
Bood lund and a ulce home. Tb is
pno- includes 27 acres of grow ing grain
if sold at once. If not laud enough,ad?
joining laud can be puichased. i'llce
MO Acre Farm 4 J miles from Buena
Vista. i> iu les frt iu Lexington, Va. 70
ticK- cleared and lu cultivation, balance
in worn., ilaib.e quarry ou place testa
KG ti. i ?.-iii. Young orcliaid 700 peach
ti.is t.oo live year old, 100 oue yeal
old. Fiuit of other kinds for family
j.-.e. line of the iinest springs in lb.
county, well feuced with wiro. New *<
i...un bouse, good stable and giant rv,
good dib, several chicken houses, oue
8 nu,ui, tine ariaugemeut foi fowls.
Frame pen for bogs, 40 to 60 bushels
eora, 1- to U bushels wheat, 1 to 1 1
ioiis buy per acre. Lies well, crops
well, easily farmed, close to two good
luurkets, school and church within 300
yards. Owner wants more land. Terms
cash. Price $0000.
331 acres more or less, 80 or '.?<
acres cleared, most iu cultivation, ll
miles from Lexington, Va. Good road,
good neighborhood, lt- F. D. mail.
Large lot of good timber of ali kinds,
oak, chestnut, poplar, locust, IOU SOffdl
bark, 00 acres of chestnut Umber, ele?
gant runge for hogs. All kinda of fruit
on tbe place. 75 to 100 aeres of thu
land on the mountain unusually lim
or fruit aud grazing if feared
Fairly well fenced. Well watered bj
tte iinest of spring water. Soil is grave
and slate with clay bottom. 8 roou
tog house sealed aud weatherboaideti
large potch, good cellar, 16x18, gooa
naru, feood stable, with 10x2? foot shed
All needed out buildings. Close ti
store, school and church. Adjoins tin
lauds Of A. C. A ead, Calvin Uuud ba
and Jacob Cummings. This propel t;
is well worth look lug at. Price ou.ap
Bil Acrea 9 miles, from Lex ing
ton. 500 acres lu gru&s aud cultivation
Weil watered, good buildings, plent;
truit, tine grazing. Can te ulvided inti
250 Acrea 6 miles from Lexington
good buildings, plenty fi nit, 40 acre
river bottom, HO acies in timber, wei
watered aud crops well
1 ri*) Acrea adjoining oorporate Hui
its ot Buena Vista, 50 acres iu gra.se an
cultivation, 75 aces good timber, 30
apple trees, 6 to 10 years old, 70 pea
trees, plums, peaches, damsons, (iou
buildings and good road.
45 Acrea 2*1 miles from Lexlugtot
well wateied, 0 acres In orchard, plent
wood, some good timber, buildings I
fair condition, uice for dairy and chid
U50 Acrea, 190 cleared. 5 milt
from Lexington.. Well watered, a we
kept place, good fences, new buildingi
pleuty fruit. A tine borne, on good rota
and must be seen to be appreciated.
IBO Acree 8} miles from Lexingtoi
150 acres cleared, 15 acres good ti ic be
plenty wood, well watered, 200 appl
and 200 peach trees. Good building:
About lOO Acrea 9 miles froi
Lexington, fine state of eultivatioi
well watered, well feuced, good buili
nigs, pleuty truit, a Hue home.
74 Acrea?10 miles from Lexlni
ton, Va., ou a good road, ** miles froi
Depot. Fair Buildings?Oood ord ai
of 850 bearing trees. Oood fences,
ni oe home. $4750.
New 8 loom residence, nice porel
good cellar, all needed out building
cistern water, some fruit. Very clot
to corporate limits of Lexington, Vi
Lot 75x?'20 feet, or will sell au
uHr<unt of land wanted up to
acres. A handsome profit can be mat
here selling off building lots. Wort
looking into. Call and we will sho
For Information, terms, etc., add rei
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FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF LEXINGTON
B. E. VAUGHAN, President REID WHITE
REID WHITE, Vice President G. E. VAUGHAN
B.C. WISE, Cashier JAS. O. WATTS
LEO G. SHERIDAN, Bookkeeper H. C. WISE
B. ESTES VAUGHAN
Regular Semi- Annual Statement at Close of Business
December 30. \9X J
Loans and Discounts.$407,071 36
Bonds. Securities, etc. 1,230.00
U. S. *2yr Bonds. 50,000.00 1*188,801.36
Banking House, Lot, Bank sud Post office
Furniture and Fixtures. 36 411.18
Premium on U. 8. Bonds. 1,817.97
Treasurer of U. S. (5% Redemption Fund) 2,.r>( O.C0
(ash on Hand. S7,GC0.46
Due from Banks. 73.443 :,6 101 108.84
Capital Stock. *MI 000.00
Surplus Fund. 78,000 00
Undivided Profits (net) . 4.568.96
Semi-Annual Dividend (6%) Jan. 8, 1018 . 8,800.00 *13'2,5I.8.H6
Circulating Notes. .r?0,OOO.OO
Due to Banka. 10,844.80 417,668.87
FLIES ! FLIE5 ! FLIES !
Kill them. Starve them. Keep them on the outside by
CONTINENTAL SCREEN DOORS
ADJUSTABLE SCREEN WINDOWS
esea*y~ All regular sizes carried in stock "tam
flyers Hardware Co. Inc.
THE THINGS THAT MAKE
Are tbe good will and confidence of tbe public. We thank our friend*
and patrons for this. We have a bus v. np-'o date store Allow no
one to have better wares than we and at prices in keeping with
If yon want Glass Jars, Tops and Gums, .Telly Classes or Kt*t
ties call and see us. If you want Groceries.* none better), come. If
you want Matti liars. Oilcloth. Linoleum and Matting Rugs we sell
them. If you want Tin, Wooden, Enamel, Galvanized, Glass and
Dishware look at our stock.
Shoes, Notions Staple Dry Goods. Men's Wear. Look at them.
We have bargains all tbe time. Never ?et tired trying to please the
public. Give us a call.
W. Harry Agnor,
9 South Main
ftte To Promise
I have removed my shop from A. W. MANS
PILE'S old stand, next to Hitching Yard, to
JNO. W .BROWN & SON'S Shop
(J. M. Senseney's old etand)
t*a?~ All kinds of Carriage and Wagon Work. Trimming,
Upholstering neutly done. General repairing and locksmith
work. Prices reasonable. Call and give me a trial.
G. L. HAYSLETT
HENRY STREET - - LEXINGTON. VA.
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