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WEDNESDAY, JULY 31, 1912
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Contributions Asked for Success of
Believing that small contribu?
tions at this time will be mort} help?
ful than larger amounts later on, and
mindful of the fact that the Demo?
cratic party has pledged itself not
to accept funds (rom corporations
and trusts. Woodrow Wilson's
managers have called upon Demo?
crats throughout the country to
assist in the election of the man
nominated by the Baltimore conven?
tion. They have naturally turned
to the newspapers to engineer the
nova merit in the various cities
and States. Thedollais and dimes
which trill come from those people
who an- anxious to see a Democratic
President elected will be collected
in all parts of the country and for?
warded at once to the treasurer of
ibe National Committee to be used in
defraying the expense of the cam?
In this great work Virginia will
do its shares. Kunda are not need?
ed in this or other Southern States,
for the Demivratic majority is so
big that tabors is never ?ny danger
of Republican gains?certainly noae
this year. But fund*, are needed
elsewhere, and the dollars which
are sent from Virginia?the birth
State of tbe nominee?will help to
enlighten the voters in the East and
West and purnu.de them to the
Democratic way of thinking by
methods which are legitimate and
above reproach. There will be no
vote buying. But Mr. Wilson and
other speakers must go into Repub?
lican States; the expense will be
heavy, though the hope of reward
will bis amoly worth it, and the only
danger of defeat lies in a slim treas?
ury and lacie of campaign funds.
Democrats wlmdeclared four years
ago and eight years ago that the
party ticket would win without
sincerely believing it are convinced
now of Wilson's election. But as
stated, they know that this might
not be possible without money.
So the party leaders see the need of
it, and the newspapers must be the
agents to call for it, collect it ana
send it on.
Virginia Progressives Yesterday In
Roanoke Va.. July 30.?After
raming delegates te tbe Chicago
sonvention, adopting a "Pro?
gressive" platform, naming anexec
utive committee, the Virginia Pro
gressive party adjourned its first
con vt-ntion or conference here to?
night at DM0 o'clock. The meeting
was full of intense fervor and ser?
iousness of purpose, but entirely
aevoid of friction, fightor sensation.
The tirst meeting of tbe Progressives
in Virginia will go down in history
as tbe most harmonious State politi
cal gathering ever assembled in
The platform, adopted without op
position, was entirely in accordance
with the sentiments and principles
outlined by Theodore Itoosevelt,
the father of the "Dull Moose"
party, lt declares for the initia?
tive, referendum and recall, for
legalized primaries, fur the aboli?
tion of the fee system, for adequate
pensions for the Confederate soldier
?nd his widow, for the principle of
home rule or tha right ot the major?
ity of the qualified voters to tix'.tbe
form of eity or country government.
The suffrage of women was an?
other plank in the platform that was
adopted without opposition.
Thomas Ixie Moore of Roanoke
was elected State chairman of thei
party. Delegates at large and dis?
trict delegates were elected to the
Chicago Convention. The delegates
from the Tenth District are E. J.
McCulloch and J. M. Quisenberry.
Mr. McCulloch was made a mem?
ber of tbe excutlve committee.
There were about 300 delegates
present from all sections of the
State, and it was practically a lily
Tbe Marr house at tbe V. M. I
entrance ls now being torn down
lor enlargement of the p~<^da j v
if rou nd. j
Washington and Lee Not Ashamed
of Mr. Flood
In a recent issue of tbe Richmond
Times-Dispatch tbe following cuui
munication appeared from Mr. Noble
Doak Smithson, the registrar of
Washing ion and I .oe
Editor of The Times-Dispatch:
Sir, ?"Virginia," in a cumin un ica
tion to Tbe Times Dispatch of
Thursday, speaking of tba com?
mendation of Mr. Flood's speech in
the Baltimore convention by Pres?
ident Alderman, of the University
of Virginia, and former President
Denny, of Washington and Lee,
says: "Let us keep the record
straight. Dr. Alderman's eloquence
got $25,000 from Mr. Ryan for tbe
University, and Dr. Denny gotflt),
000 for Washington and Lee.
I^et "Virginia" in turn keep the
record straight. Dr. Denny got
nothing ftom Mr. Ryan for Washing?
ton and Lee. Mr. Ryan's only gift
to this University wasin li?02,when
he subscribed and paid through Mr.
Herbrrt Welsb, of Philadelphia,
$1,000 to the- $100,000 raised as a
fund in memory of the late William
L. Wilson, president of Washing?
ton Lee. On tbe lift of contribu?
tors to that fund were many notable
names, among them George Fost?
er Peabody. Grover Cleveland, the
late Isidor Straus, John D. Rock
feller, Harry T. Howard and Frank
T. Howard, of New Orleans, and
Davis R Francis, of St. Ixwis.
Harvard University also contribut?
ed $2,000 to the fund. Incidentally,
that fund is still intact in the hands
of the University, with an accutn.iia
tion, in addition to the mainten?
ance of the Department of Economics
and Politics, of about $16,000 to
ward tbe erection of a memorial
building to Mr. Wilson.
As for Mr. Flood, he is an alum?
nus of Washington and Lee. and a
distinguished one, and Washington
and Lee has no reason to be asham?
ed of him. N. D. Smitusov
News Along James River
Gilmore's Mills. July 29.?Mrs.
Joseph Kennedy of Lexington is
visiting her daughter. Mrs. M. VV.
Miss Belle Martin of Gordons
ville, who formerly taught the Gil
more's Mills seheol. is visiting
friends in this community.
Miss Mamie Clarkson and Mr.
Anderson Clarkson of Clifton Fotge
are the guests of Miss Hope Chiles.
Mr. ami Mrs. William Wilbourn,
Mrs. (leorge Musser and Miss Hele^
Musser o( Buena Vista wero visitors
the past week at tbe home of Mr.
M. W. Harger.
Mr. and il rs. Henry Ogden of
Clifton Forge are visiting Mr. and
Mrs. C. A. lx>tts.
Capt. W. H. Chiles returnei
Saturday night from Craig All Heal
ng Springs where he spent a week.
Mrs. G. C. Braford is visitint.
?datives in Buena Vista this week.
Tbe Baptist congregation at Nat
iral Bridge held their annual Feat
val Satin day night at their church,
md a goodly sum was realized. A
aw people from this community
Death of the Mikado of Japan
Mutsuhito, for forty-four years
Emperor of Japan, died in his palace
n Tokio after midnight July MO tb.
ie had suffered for a week with
.cute nephritis. He is succeeded
>y his son,Crown Prince Yoshihito
The Empress and Crown Prince
vere with the Ensperor when he
>assed away. The dead ruler's
vife was led weeping from the room
?/hen she was told by tbs physi
:ians that all was over.
Throughout the night crowds had
jesieged the palace for the latest
lews from the kick room. Thous?
ands of (nea. women and children
grayed in the streets for the re?
covery of their ruler.
Judge Samuel B. Witt Dead
Judge Samuel B. Witt, for
twelve years judge of the Corpora
don Court of Richmond, died Friday
it Hot Springs of Arkansas, where
aejwent two months ago in search of
lealtb. He was 50 years of age.
rhe remains were brought to Rich
nond for interment.
Governor Minn has appointed
Mayor David C. Richardson of Rieh
nond to succeed Judge Witt.
Following is the list of unclaimed -
utters remaining in the lexington Vi
iostofnee for the weekending July fei
il, 1912: ii*
Hays, EL H.
Persons calling for these letters
nil please say they are advertised J
McClumi Patton, P. m Ju
Death of Mrs. C. H. Tribbett at
Foi Thar Casca*
July 29.?Mrs. Clemenza C. Trib
bett, wife of Mr. C. H. Tribbett.
died July 24tb at the home of her
sist?**r. Miss Jane Gregory, at Col?
lierstown, in tier 63rd year. She
was born January 11th, 1850.
Mrs. Tribbett bad been an occu?
pant of an invalid's chair for 35
years from the effects of sciatica
rheumatism. She was a great suf?
ferer through these many years but
core her affliction with much forti?
tude. During this long period of
suffering, with her body being in
an ossified condition, she remained
bright and cheerful to tbe end. She
connected herself with the Presby?
terian church when quito a child
and her faith grew stronger as she
Mrs. Tribbett was a daughter of
the late William and Susan Gregory
of Collierstown. Those who sur?
vive her are the husband and one
daughter. Mrs. Samuel P. Rapp, of
Covington: three brothers and one
sister. Miss Jane, of Collierstown?
Mr. Ed. of Eos Angeles, Cal.; Mr.
James of Cedar Bluff, Pulaski coun?
ty. Va., and Mr. John of Iron Gat*?.
Rev. S. B. Hannah conducted th*
uneral services. Interment at the
nearby cemetery. A I* bund.
Superintendent Effiinger has
seven white and one c ilored teachei
Call on Graham, the shoe mun foi
sig cash reduction sale of men's
New at>-Koora House, two ult*,
torches, larajm reception null, lights ana?
Rockbridge Kealta- Corporation,
Stmcial train will leave But* nu
v'ista 9:45 a. m. Wednesday, Aug
14th, returning same dav. Ver.\
low round-trip fares. .Sea* nearest
agent Norfolk A Western Hail wu?
W. B. BEV1LL,
General Pasuenger Agent,
luly 31-12 2u
In the Clerk's Ofliee of tba Cereal
}ourt of Rockbridge County, the '.'aila
ay ot July. 19IL'.
Lil*. Cl Allia
'"Aiu-aiTi'if H. Scott, lieu Har
per. Willa* Harpur, Ashby Harj>?i
and Fanny Harper Defendant*
The object of tuia suit ls to obtain a
wTfaa of tbe Court for the eale of a
-rtain House and Lot ia the towu aa'
.exlnvtuii. Va., aud to distribute the
roceeda of the same among the heir.
Anti it H|>|>?arfntr by affldavi* umala
nd llltnl in the cautie tbat Hen Harper,
r'illie Harpur anti Fanny Harper, tl -
andante, are not realtlenti of thu Stats
f Virginia, lt is ordered tbat the saiti
efendauta do appeal here within Bf
*en tiays after dud publication of tlup
rder and do what ia nee?a>nary to pro
ict their interests iu this suit.
E. R. WITT.
J no. L. CAMrBKU, Jr., p. ti.
July :>1 lVMt.
In the Clark's OfBce of the Circuit
ourt of Uockbrldga County, tht* 2ytli
iy of July, l?la..
nme W. Toiuy Plaintiff
r. T. Shields, administrator of W.
T.Tolley, deceased,Wakeman F.
Tolley, John H. Tolley, Peachy
K. Tolley, Robert lt. Tolley, Mrs.
W. O. Palmer, James 8. Tolley,
James II. Tolley. Mrs. Robert
McDaniel, Mrs. Robt rt Collins.
Min. Hana McDaniel. Mrs. Patsey
Haley, Henry Toll jj. Joha Tol?
ley, Charles To.ley and Ralph
The nt'ject of this ault it to obtain a
icrett ot the Court for the sale of a esr
in House aud l*ot in tbe town of
aegow. Va., aud a reinvestment ol
e proceeds for the benefit of tbe
A tai it appearing by affidavit trade
d tiled in the cause tbat Wakeman F.
il ley, John H. Tolley, Peachy K.
.Hey, Robert R. Tolley, Mrs. W. G.
liner aud James 8. Tolley, defend
ta, are not residents of tbe Biala* of
r-Kl'iia, it is ordered that tbe said de
i<)au ta, do appear baie within tlfts-en
ya after due publication of thia oidt-r
J do what la neotaisary to protect
?ir interests in this suit.
R. R. WITT,
Ino. [?, CAMi'BKtaL., Jr., p. a,
The retrolar annual meeting of tl
member* of Uta Rockbridge Mutui
Eire Ii:-'inineo Coiupanv will be he
nt the Court House
SATURDAY, AU?. 84, 1912,
AT ll A. M.,
for the purpose ofelectlug officers <
lbs Company snd directors for Wall
fr's Crax*k, Lexington, Kerr's 'ree
aud Buffalo Districts, adootlon of bj
law* and the transaction of such otb*
.1-1:1.'.?.* iu may properly /some bef?>i
W. C. KIRKBAUGH,
Seo re tary-Tra?su rer.
I. R. Mbek. et als <??
n'kwton H. Mkkk, et als
Havlug ba>*en directed by ilecree o
lie Clrcut Court of Rockbridge Cou 11
v, Virginia, euterasd lu the above style,
"ult 011 June 9t, 1912, to ascertain am
eport to the court the following ae
tait. A Mt tlomont of tba accounts o
f. H. Kennedy, Special Courin iefdone
n th ic oause, as far -is he has iii*! iii ?n
lie funds arising from the sale of tba
eal estate in this cause.
?.'ml. Tho dobte, If auy, by lion 01
tlii-rwii?o. biuding the real esta'*
eretofore sold lu this cause by sall
3rd. A pro) er distribution of salli
?unit, after tho payment of debt*, costs
?1th. What ls u reasonable and propel
>e to ho allowed counsel for piaiLtifb
.1 the institution and conduct of tIii*
lit, which was necessary for the bene
1 nf ml parties iu interest in tub
3th. Any other ii'atters deemed per
n.'iit by said Master Commissioner, 01
mt he shall be Ppecially required ti
,-ito bj- sny party in interest.
.Notice ls hereby given the partied
ia! I have Used
THI aWDAT, AUGUST kt, Wit,
1 tho time, and iny office in Lexington,
irginia, ns the place for executing
lld order of ref.'renee.
PAC I. M. I'KMCK,
Ciiiniijlsjtioiier in Chancery.
July Sl-M tt.
Order of Publication
Allix M. Bruck's Comiuittee
utiK M. Hkcck and others
The object of this suit ls to coull nu
:<? tala of the remainder Interest
..ned by salo Marie M. Bruce in aot
du real opiate In the town of Lexing
u, Virgiuia, ta* the Rockbridge Build
g aud Losii Association, Incorporated,
id to re-invest the proceeds of sale liii
? order of Court.
And it appearing- from the affidavit
' the plaintiff, tiled, that Patrick
enry Bruce, Mary Brooks Bruce,
>pby Maury, Kale Greenway, Clar?
ice Bruce, l'amiiington Hruce, Violet
orson, Wit. Morson, C-ordoii Merson,
nueof the defendants in the above styled
lit are not residents of this State; and
isl be has used due diligence to hm;er
iii in what couuty or corporation the
'fondant, Emma SliirrefTs, is, witlu ut
root, tbe said tier.In munni defend
its are hereby required to appear
ithin fifteen days after dun public*
dh of this order In the Clerk's Oflioe
our said Court, and do what is mee
*-ary to protect their iu tweets lu this
tit. A. T- MI1KLDS, C erk
of tbe Circuit Court of Rockbridge
County, Virginia. .
i!y 26-12 4t.
In the Clerk's office of the Circuit
?urt of Rockbridge Countv, July '24th,
HINK1.IA Annk Griffin Plaiutitl
iorok J. Griffin Defendant
The object of this suit is to obtain a
roree a viuculo iratrliuonll by tho
lint iff from the defendant,and aflklav
having been made and tiled that tbe
id defendant, George J SH ft! ii, is
it a resident of the State of Virginia,
is ordered that he appear here with*
fifteen days altar the due publication
this order and do what is necessary
protect his Interest tu this suit.
A. T. SHIELDS, Clerk.
0. C. Jackson, p. q.
Stinker Hill Mills
Raving leased the Hunker Hill
Hs and put in New Machinery, I
1 prepared for making the best of
BURR AND GRAHAM FLOUR
DORN MEAL, CHOP, etc.
rhe Wheat and Corn Mills are in
i best condition possible. The
tronage of the public is solicited,
tisfaction guaranteed. No disap
n tinea t to customers. Flour and
al furnished wben promised.
have exclusive control of the
You ra for business,
J. W. CHILDRESS,
Glasgow, Va., R. P. D. 1
iy 17 12 tf
ROOM FRAME HOUSEandIX>T
in Fairfield for sale at public
tion Thursday, August 15. Ali
essary outbuilding-*. Terms day
ale. Thomas Paxton, Lexington,
Ladies' and Men's
Pumps and Slippers
Graham, The Shoe |yians
LADIES* $1.50 LOW SHOES CUT TO $1.36 CASH
(I o 00 " *< " M l.<i5 ?.
,i o.bo " ?? " * 2.15
" 3.00 " ?? " ?? 2.46
" SOM " ?? ' ?" 2.86
NO Shoes CHARGED, taken oat on TRIAL or
EXCHANGED during this SALE.
Misses' and Children's Low Shoes all Cort in prices for
CASH and CASH ONLY.
MEN'S 03.60 LOW SHOES CUT TO PAM CASH
4.00 " " " " 8.35 "
" 4.50 ?? *' " ?? a.Gft "
i? 5a)q .. .< .. .. 4 ir, .a
(;0o ?? .? .1 i< 4.85 .1
These Oxfords include our beat mikes, such as
FRENCH and WALK-OVERS
The styles are new and up-to-date, tht* t-ur.!ities are up to the
All Straw Hats are offered at one-half price for CASH. A lot of
Felt Hats, odds aud ends of the season, at BIG REDUCTIONS in
We are not Koing out of business, we simply offer these cot
prices to cash bujers to reduce our stock.
If you want a pair of Slippers or Pumps, it's a great chance to
save money. But it must be CASH, CASH and only CASH.
WHO SELLS RELIABLE FOOTWEAR
VULCAN oKro*. PLOWS
*?? The Vulcan Plow Co.,
EVstaaSVIUB. I? |
Well Finished, Strong, Durable, Light Draft.
Rib StrensrUiened Mold. Full Chilled Shinpiece, Interlocked
Point, Land and Standard. Point haa Face Chill, Wide Edge
Chill, Lon? Snoot ChilL Patented Extension and is the
STRONGEST and MOST DURABLE Chilled Point made.
Whan btarina a Plow, Conaldaar Quality Fi rat. Pr lea SaMOtad.
rom balk av
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