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WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 7. 1912
The Coming and Going of People
Mr. T. C. Phillips of Roanoke ls
visiting friends in lexington.
Mrs. J. B. Driscoll of Clifton
Forge, is visiting Mrs. J. M. Ar?
Mrs. C. P. Harrison of Roanoke
ls visiting her mother, Mrs. M. F.
Mrs. Emma Hallowell of Atlanta,
Ga., is the guest of Miss Bessie
Mr. L. W. Bartlett has returned
from a visit to his old home at
Mr. and Mrs. William Jennings
bave returned from a visit to the
Peaks of Otter.
Miss Mary Mathews of Lynch
burg is visiting Misses Lizzie anc
Mr. John G. Thompson and Miss
Helen Thompson are visiting re
latives at Marion, Va.
Mrs. C. E. Sbultz of Greenville is
visiting her daughter, Mrs. E. Sui
livan on Maia street.
Mrs. Walter L. Foltz is visitinf
her father, Rev. J. C. Myers, at Rt
liance. Warren county.
Mr. John G. Pole of Pocahontas
Va., is spending his vacation i
Lexington with relatives.
Captain Andrew Moore of S-en
is in Lexington visiting his brothel
Captain David E. Moore.
Miss Katie Gray of Williamsbur,
Va, is the guest of Miss Anna How
erton on Jackson avenue.
Mr. Lewis E. Steele is spendir
his vacation at his old home ne
Greenville, Augusta county.
Rev. L. W. Irwin of Princeto
W. Va., is visiting his sistei
Misses Lutie and Mary Irwin.
Miss Irene Schoppert is visitin
relatives in Hagerstown. Md., ai
Shenandoah Junction, W. Va.
Mr. William Patton and Mi
Bessie Patton are at tbeRockbrid
Alum Springs for a few weeks.
Mrs. John Olsen of Puiladelphi
ia in Lexington with her mothi
Mrs. M. A. Dulaney, who is qu
' Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Leech of Fa
mont, W. Va., are the guests of >
and Mrs. R. C. Agnor on Ri
Miss Pearle V. Dixon of Norfi
is visiting her parents, Mr. i
Mts. James F. Dixon of near B
Miss Venla Shoemaker, assist
postmistress a' Rockbridge Bat
is visiting Miss Lizzie Ware in I
Mr. George F Reveley of the I
ington postoflice force is visiting
brother. Rev. J. Gibson Reveley
Judge William P. Houston has
jon med his court at Buena V
and left today for Monroe oom
W. Va., to visit relatives.
Mr. and Mrs. John B. Hicks
little daughter. Miss Camillt
Harrisonburg, are visiting Mr.
Mrs. Harry C. Bowyer.
Mr. Charles H. Eftinger of E
more, formerly a well known
chant for many years cf Lexi dj
is in.town visiting old friends.
Misses Jennie Crigler, M
Wilson and Rebecca Wilson
among the visitors at Wits
Springs several days the past w
Col. Will am T. Shields and
Hugh A. White are in attend
upon the annual meeting of the
Bar Association at Old Point
Mrs. Wiliam G. Deaver and
Charles Everett Guthridge of I
Ville, Tenn., are visiting
mother, Mrs. Louise E. Hazel wc
Prof. Elbert W. G. Boogher,
is spending the summer at h
home in Lexington, left Frida\
visit to New York, Niagara
and other points of interest.
Mrs. George Dominick, and
Ella Deaver who has mad
home in Knoxville, Tenn., for
time, reached Lexington Sat
from Knoxville to visit their I
Mr. Charles E. Deaver.
Messrs. Edward L. Graham
eph S. Campbell and Jobn 1
ham, Jr., are ott on a trip to
tlc City. They will visit Set
N. J., today to b > present at
tification of Governor Woodro
son as the Deu.ocratic noaiit
? for a
Mr. Thomas Shewey, Postmaster at
Mr. Thoma*) Shewey, postmaster
at Fairfield, died las* Thursday
af tor noon at the home of Mr. S. P.
Campbell at Midvale. He had been
ill for some two weeks and his phy?
sician advised that he be taken to
Roanoke for hospital treatment.
Thursday afternoon Dr. Jeff ress
started with Mr. Shewey for Roa?
noke, but before reaching Midvale
the sick man showed such signs of
sinking that he was taken to the
home of Mr. Campbell nearbv,
where he died shortly after arrival.
Mi. Shewey was born July 22.
1865, near Fairfield, the emly child
of Mr. and Mrs7 James Shewey.
His mother was before marriage
Miss Eliza McCormick of Rock?
bridge. Mr. Shewey was a public
spirited aod kind-hearted man, uni?
versally esteemed for his exemplary
qualities. He was an ardent Re?
publican in politics, but neveroffen
sive to his Democratic friends. He
served with fidelity for eight years
as chairman of tbe Rockbridge
County Executive Committee, anc
for several years had been post
master at Fairfield. For some yean
he was treasurer of the Fairfiele
Presbyterian church, librarian am
active worker in the Sunday school
Surviving him are his two age*
parents, both feeble by reason of th
infirmaties of age, who have th
sympathy of a widecircleof friends
Tbe funeral was held from th
home Friday afternoon, conducte
by Rev. S, C. Ackers ot the Pres
terian church, and Rev*. W. D. Ey
of the Methodist church. The buri:
was made in the Fairfield cemeter;
The pallbears were Messrs. M
Clung Patton, W. G. Houston. J. (
Alexander, E. W, Wallace and E. 1
Flippo, and the flowerbearers, Isai
Fulu and Gerry Topping.
Presbyterian Day Next Monday
Next Monday, August 12th, proi
ises to be an interesting day at W
son's Springs, the special attract'u
being the conference to take pla
by elders and deacoDSof thePresh
terian church of Rockbridge.
Two sessions will beheld, mor
ing and afternoon, with interm
sion at noon for lunch.
The morning session begins at
o'clock, with prayer service by IV
C. D. McCormick of Old Provider
Associate Reformed Presbyter,
Address bv Dr. Henry Loi
Smith: "The help the elder c
render and the development of i
spiritual life of the church, tbrou
The afternoon session begins u
o'clock, with prayer service by J
R. W. Morrison of New Monmo
Address by Dr. Jas. Lewis Ho
"The plea for the development
the spiritual life of the chu
through the agencj^of elders
Every elder and deacon in
section are invited with their wi
and their ministers. Each will bi
a light lunch so that all can I
dinner together. Everybody cc
Brought to Rockbridge for Bur
Mr. and Mrs. Chalmer A. Tre
of Clarksburg, W. Va., broughl
remains of their little daugl
Mary Moore, agod two and one
years, to Rockbridge last week
burial. The child died Wedne
and the funeral was held from I
any Lutheran church Satu
afternoon, conducted by Rev. \
Locke of Lexington. Mrs. Tr
was a Miss 'jolley of Rockbi
Baths, and a sister Mrs. C. B.
nor of Lexington.
Mr. and Mrs. Troxell left t
to return to their home in Cl
The racing team of the Lexii
Fire Department is putting in
good licks at practice runs >
evening at 7:30on Mainstreet,
time made Monday was 26 ar
seconds, respectively, In the
runs. About fifteen applicant
trying for positions oa the
Trainer Seal will make his sel
in a few days for the contest a
State Convention in Roanoki
last week in August
Colonel Catlett Improve!
Tuesday's Richmond Jourm
onel Robert Catlett, of Lexi
who was operated on in the
ston-Willis Sanatorium ab
month ago, is very much imp
He is receiving visitors ande
to leave the hospital within a
Board u? ".upervisors Held Meeting
Yesterday at Courthouse
The Board of Supervisors held a
meeting at the Court House yester?
day and disposed of some important
business matters. There were pres?
ent Supervisors Kinnear (chair?
man), Whitmore, McNutt, Saville,
Hotinger and Patterson.
The claims presented for sheep
and other stock killed by dogs were
audited. Quite a number were act?
ed on favorably, while a few were
passed on unfavorably. Warrants
will not be issued until the claims
not allowed are settled.
Chairman Kinnear was authorized
to release a vendor's lien in deed
from the County of Rockbridge to
the Rockbridge Building ? Ixtan
Association when the deferred pay?
ment in full ot $1,596 for land bought
from the county farm is paid. This
company desires to anticipate thc
The sum of $3,000 was orderec
to be transferred from tbe count]
fund to the railroad fund to be usec
by the Sinking Fund Commission
I ers to retire outstanding county rail
The petition of Robert I. Mont
1 gomery and others for tbe erectio
of a bridge over Sugar Creek, an<
for change in the public roa
through the lands of Mrs. Georg
Bare, was continued.
A committee composed of Cler
Shfelds, Chairman Kinnear, Count
Treasurer Moore and Deputy Cler
Witt, was appTjiuted to receive bic
to heat the courthouse and jail u
der a different system, the preset
method not giving satisfaction. Tl
committee will meet August 27th
consider the matter, and will i
port to the next meeting of tl
Board, making such recommend
tions as they may deem best.
Clerk Shields was instructed
prepare for publication the receip
and expenditures for six mont
ending June 30, 1912.
Claims of commissioners of t
revenue were allowed for assessi
dogs for the year 1911.
Justices W. B. Poindexter,
W. Rex and E. L. Jones had th
books before the Board which wt
examined and verified.
The next meeting of the Board v.
be held Thursday, August 29th,
the county farm.
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t i .ie
Town Council Proceedings
At the meeting of the Town Co
eil last Thursday night an or<
was entered to pay $25 to the Ja
son Memorial Hospital, this be
the first monthly payment of twe
months, appropriated by the Co
eil for the support of the Hospita
The proposition of Prof. D
Humphreys to sell the town a si
of ten feet along the north side
his lot for the extension of Le
street for $200, was accepted.
John Sheridan made applier
for permission to erect a ware-ri
32 by 34 feet, with metal roof,
rear of Varner, Pole ?fc Co.'s fu
tu re store, to be used by M
Hardware Company. Referrec
building committee with pow*,
Application was made by Ger
Nichols for permission to build
ble snd garage on Freeland lot
wood tod coal house on Moore
Referred to buildingcomtnittee
power to act.
Mavor Shields reported fine;
posed in July, $72.90, and col le
There were ores-sent at the mei
Mayor Shields, Councilmen C
bell, Pole and Wise.
Damage by Lightning
The thunderstorm prevailii
Lexington as Tits Gazkttk we
press last Wednesday wrought
sideruble damage around to.
gardens aod fields. Messrs.
Gillespie and James W. McCo;
lost a cow by lightningstroke.
cows were in Preston's grove
cid the fair grounds and were
dead after the storm beneath a
which had been struck by Ugh
A tree was also stiuck in the
of Mr. Hugh A. White.
The marriage of Miss Loll
Lewis of Newport News to M
Clifton McCormick of Kaphin<
annouaced to take place yes
at the home of the bride's pi
Mr. and Mrs. T. H. Lewis,
an extended Northern tour V
Mrs. McCormick will reside
ph me where Mr. McCormick
gaged in business.
Work on the Moore's Cre
line is nearing completion an
ix pec ts I er is expected to reach Le;
i week. I within two .veeks.
Lexington Bloodhounds on Trail of
Officer J. EL Adams of the Lex?
ington police force returned to Lex?
ington Thursday last fr Jin a man?
hunt with his two bloodhounds near
Chatham, Va. The criminal was
Roy Sullivan, ageeXhirty one years,
a white t*onyict sent to the peni?
tentiary for forgery, who shot and
killed John C. Howard, a guard at
the con v ict cam p near Chatham Mon?
day of lu,st week. Sullivan escaped,
after taking the gun and pistol of
Howard. He was captured Tuesday
afternoon near Rocky Mount.
Otss****ar Adams and his blood?
hounds fi ku red on the chase. He
left lexington Monday afternoon in
an automobile with his dogs and
caught the train at Natural Bridge
Station for Lynchburg, from which
point he went to Chatham on the
Southern train and juiued the sherif
and his posse Monday afternoon,
and for fifty-five miles across coun
try fields and over mountain road;
the outlaw was followed, the blood
hounds sticking close to the trail
The fleeing criminal exchanged hi
convict garb for other clothes. Nea
Rocky Mount the man was surround
ed and fired on by officers who ha
headed him off. Officer Adams an
bis dogs were within three-fourth
of a mile and heard the shots fired
The man was taken to Roanoke an
given medical attention.
Officer Adams' bloodhounds fo
lowed the trail of the fleeing crin
inal from Monday afternoon, all thi
night and through Tuesday unt
the afternoon. While on the scei
they frequently gave vent to yelp
which signaled to their master th
they were sure of being on tl
Miss Gwendolen Buckner, w
spent some weeks in Ix-xingt'
visiting her grandmother. Ni rs.
r?. Northern, has returned lo fa
homo in Asheville, N. C.
Rev. W. F. Locke and Mr. ai
Mrs. Wilbert M. Steele are enjc
ing an automobile trip throu
the Valley as far as Woodstoc
where they will visit Mr. and M
Gilbert Eugene Pence.
A news item in the Christian C
server from Burnside, W. Va..sa;
Mr. Freeman Hart of Rockbric
Baths, Va., a candidate for the rn
istry, is doing successful work
this place this summer.
The family of Mr. Frank L. Yoi
returned Saturday from camping
North River. Miss Ethel Shol
Messrs. Simpson Sholes and J;
Spradlin, who spent s_me time
camp, have returned to their he
Mrs. Robert H. G ii lock and >
Bertie M. Beard left Friday
spend a few days with the far
of Rev. Murray D. Mitchell at Wei
Grove Camp, Md. They will
visit friends in Baltimore and
Middletown before returning he
Mrs. James E. Heck and I
Lillie Heck have returned b
after a trip of two weeks visi
Mrs. John A. Uice of Red K
Mrs. E. T. B-irger at Sherwood
Mt. John H. Mcclelland at Spi
Rev. and Mrs. A*. B. Obense
and their little daughter, I
Frances Othorina, of Albany. IS
are visiting Mr. Obenschain's
rents, Rev. and Mrs. J. P. (
scbain on lower Kerr's Creek, *
they will spend the month of
Coloael and Mrs. J. D. H.
have as their guests at S
sida their daughters, Mrs. .
M. Veech and children of J
ville. Ky., and Mrs. Frank A. I>
of Chattanooga, Tenn.; and C<
Ross' sister, Mrs. A. S. B
Treasurer Burwell of the V
and Marshall Club reports cor
tions received by him np
amounting to #44,00
Bank of Rockbridge?the
Chas. M. Stieff?a piano in
Rockbridg6 Po ver Corpon
Graham, tue Shoe Man?eas
price sale of shoes and si raw
Lexington Produce Ma
L?*xlnc*ton, Va., August 7
H anas, Kaconas to sire.
Bla/.Ts aro very pon_1st now. Instead ol! pay in,; Hi t>0
for them you can buy the material at our store at Lo cents"a
yard in stripes auil colors. Funr yards ai.il 1 15 cent RuMer?
iah Pattern will make one.
In tbe summer time it is important to get a corset that
is Rust Proof, one that pprspir.itioii will not injure or effect in
any way. This you will find in the WARNER CORSET,
sold exclusively by us.
We still have left ? ?iee stock of Ladies' Gnu/.' Vests,
Ijong Silk Gloves, Kid Gloves, Laili^s' Lisle and Silk Hosiery
and all the staple p;oocls for the season. This is tin- traveling
and outing season. We __ve i nie stock of Dress Snit Cases
and Trunks for those going away.
Our Fall Goods will be ron?ng in all (?trough Aug?st.
Our friends can expect tiuusu il offerings in every department.
T. McD. ADAIR
If yon ever have use for an iron in your home and
will try an electric iron, you will wonder why you
waited so long to get it. lt is always read; tot nae iu
any room iu your honse where there is an electri ?
socket without the cost snd discomfort of ? tire iu your
kiti-lien stove, anil it is always just at the right heat
without the trouble ami loss of time in carrying it to
ami from the stove.
We will send SD iron to vour home on a week's
trial without cost to you aiiel withOat obligation on you
Rockbridge Power Corporation
PHONK 201 7 NELSON STREET
Spent, is a friend ^'Oiie forever; the
sparc dollar s_t_d is a working partner.
lt adds to your store with the interest
which noel USS. It will increase iii value
each day it is kept to your credit in THIS
NVc want to help you save the doll.ut
you have ami make THI?I earn iuteress
for you. while you are earning more
?____-J For Safety and Service
Bank of Rockbridge
B. C. TOLLEY & CO.
Have just returned from the Northern Markets and are
now receiving a full line of the latest and nobbiest styles of
Men's, Boys' and Children's Clothing
Hats, Shoes, Shirts
Underwear, etc., etc.
We open fer Business August J
Good goods, best quality, at right prices and satisfac?
You are invited to call and inspect
"THE MAN'S SHOP"
Be C. TOLLEY & CC*
Opposite 1st National Bank - - Hain Street
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