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1912 AUGUST 1912
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Special attention to collection of claim*
OKKICH: Over J. Ed. Dearer', ntore.
Nov. lill yr.
OTHO C. JACKSON,
Office: Rooina formerly occupied bv
Ht>u. William A. Andeison, rear Court
house up utah's.
LxxtNoros - - - Virginia
BRKKNLEE D. LETCHKR,
ATToim_T at Law,
J. I'kibtos Moona. Ficank Moonie
Lat* Clerk Co. Court Notary Public
(T)OORE _ MOORE.
ilk AtTOBNKYB IT Law,
Pbone No. Vi
Kian. T. cuigow Hugh A Whiti
QLASGOW - WHITE
. -of. Lexington Va.
_ \ Lexington, Va.
OFFICES} _' -.
/ Clifton Fokoe, Va.
July 'JO 10 tf.
R. R.WITT & CO.
Represent Old Line Companies
R. E. WITT
Civil and Mining Engined
Jan. 3 l^-timo
A look at my 1911 line of WAL
PA PRU will convince you that thi
line is complete, artistic in styli
magnificent in effect and at remarl
ably LOW PRICES.
1 want yon to fee'.these without an
obligation on your part to purchas
This line is full of beautiful
CUT OUT HOKDKKS,
for every roora at the house.
Come and look at them it will i
Wa S. ZOMBRO
PAINTER AND DFCOKATOI
No. 69 South Main Street
ONLY $1.00 A YEAR
SPREAD MANURE EVERY DAi
Practice Greatly Reduce* Poaelbillt)
of Loalng Fertilizing Elementa?
?Cart la Handy.
A careful and intelligent nee ol
?table manure will build up the fer
tlllty of any farm. The trouble witb
tbe average former la that he wastes
his manure. The habit of regarding
manure as valueless 1* one of thi
moat expensive a farmer can have.
To properly conserve manure th?
liquid* as well aa tbe solids should tx
collected. For thia purpose lt ls w?M
to have the floor* of the stalls so thai
they will drain easily Into a wat?r
tight gutter at the rear. Thia guttei
j should be stopped at both ends, bu
i one end should be lower than thi
other to allow the liquids to drain t
Manure should be apread every da:
when lt ls poasible. This la very in
portant. ns lt greatly reduces th
chances of losing the fertilizing eb
ments. In summer lt can be apread ot
the field from which the Bolling rrop
have been removed, and In winter 01
grain fields. Newly seeded field
should not be manured.
A band cart may be used for spread
ing manure. Where there are a larg
number of cattle or horses, a upeela
dump cart, drawn by a single horne
may be used. Dally spreading insure
that any leaching by raina shall rarr
the leached materials Into the aol
where they are wanted.
PLAN OF TWO-SECTION DOO
One Illustrated and Described Thi
Ha6 Been Found Entirely Safe
to Open or Shut.
We use the two-~ectlon door on ou
barn and have found lt aucceasfu
Each section is hung on an enclose
barn door track which ls bolted to th
siding just under the cornier. By cu
ting the doors at the bottoms at th
same angles as the tops we can ui
stay rollers to hold them in place i
the bottom, thus preventing flapplr
by the wind. We fastened a small ale:
pulley on the inside near the top <
e-uch door, and a double awning pulle
to the first rafter in the comb of tl
roof, writes R. Schnacke in the Fart
era' Mail and Hreeze. Hy threadli
sash cord through these pulley* t
doors can easily be raised and lower
by one man. We have never had ?
least trouble with these doora a
have always found them aafe open
The emphasla with which a nen
made citizen swore allegiance to t
United States of America recently
the clerk's office at the Federal bul
ing rather startled Deputy Cle
Lewis, but gave him the lmpreaai
that n. m. c. really meant what
sulil, notes the Boston Traveler.
"You formerly bore allegiance
Turkey," Bald Clerk Lewis to the m
as he aaked him to raise hla rlf
band and swenr to the statements
which he had subscribed hla name
Yes." answered the n. m. c., "a
now I swear allegiance to the Unit
suites. To hell with Turkey."
Dlllmere has a tender heart and an
Impressionable mind. Not only does
he sorrow over troubles visible, but,
being bleaaed with an Imagination, be
auff>ra over thoa* concealed from or?
dinary mortal* When lt cornea to
reading, DtUmere, becauae of bia tem?
perament, abould select aome?ting
soothing and mild. It waa a malig?
nant fate that led bim Into tbe anare
of the book agent who waa Bellin*
"Tbe World'a Greateat Crimes" at re?
duced rates and In an attractive cloth
When Dlllmere reached borne that
ntgbt he found hla wife walting for!
him. She was pointing to the opened
bundle of booka much aa one of a re?
lined disposition might point at a viper
or a dynamite bomb.
"What on earth." ahe began at
once, "do you mean bj buying that
stuff. Jamea Dlllmere? Why, If I
caught Jimmy with a volume of crimes
In hla hand-"
"You aren't going to." Bald Dlllmere
"They are not for Jimmy'a youthful
Intelligence. A mature mind can read
without harm about deeds of vlo
"That book agent muat have been ?
good talker," Bald Mrs. Dlllmere
grimly. "You'll have to keep those
booka on your closet shelf or Johnny
?and I don't see, anyhow, why on
earth you should want to read mach
things when there are io many nice
"I'm tired of nice books." said Dill
mere recklesly. "I've had a surfeit o!
recipea for tatting and prescription?
for making a china cabinet out of a
packing box. My mind needs stimu?
lating. Anyhow, lt ls a matter of edu?
cation. I am aabamed to be Ignorant
of what has happened In the world."
After dinner Dlllmere retired Into
tbe fastness of an easy chair with his
books and promptly was lost to hil
' H'm!" coughed Mrs. Dlllmere at
laBt In desperation, "I looked at ne*
coata for Johnny today."
"H'm!" began ahe again. "Grace
telephoned that her uncle was dead.
I wonder if he left anything? She's
always expected that he would."
Mre. Dillmere looked at her husband
His eyes were popping out of his head
and he breathed deeply. "James," abe
proceeded In a converaatlonal vole*.
he bank failed today. Your father
iiiurdered your mother I fell down
stairs and broke my neck!"
"I'm!" answered Jamea vacantly.
Mrs. Dillmere rose and awept th*
book from his hands.
"Why don't you listen to me'" sh?
"Whew!" breathed her husband.
"They were going some in the middl*
ages! If you didn't like a fellow you
just put cold poiHon in his tea and If
he wouldn't drink lt you choked him
till he did! Nobody seemed to mind
wholesale slaughter If you had money
enough to awe the populace! It must
have been fierce!"
That night Mrs Dillmere woke up
to find her husband pacing the floor
"Somehow," he said, "I can't sleep.
Are you sure the back basement win
dows are locked? I thought I heard
scime one on the basement stairs a
little while ago, I don't see what ls tc
prevent a burglar from walking in tl
the open bedroom windows from the
room. There! Did you hear that?"
"It's that book you were reading"
declared Mrs. Dlllmere. "Go to bed!'
Dillmere persisted in reading thc
books. Occasionally when the hor?
rors grew too great for him to beal
alone he related them to his wlfi
after Johnny had gone to bed.
"I don't aee how they earned a liv
lng in those days," Dlllmere said om
evening. "After every fellow go
through his dally stunt of poisoning i
few relatives, beheading a whole vii
lage, robbing cathedrals and burning
up castles he naturally would not havi
much energy left for the milder pur
suits of life."
Mrs. Dlllmere woke that sight to rim
the lights turned on and Dlllnier
perched on a chair endeavoring t
climb the wall.
"James!" she shrieked.
"Hush!" said James Impatient!]
"I'm escaping. If I get to the top o
thin wu)] and drop Into the moat bi
low Caesar Berg? and hla minion
cannot find me to make me drink th
poison! They are burning up the boc
les of the people whose heads the
have chopped off, but I'll have t
A little later, while ha mopped th
cold water from hla person?for hi
wlfe'a aim at hla head with the tun
bier of water bad not been good owln
to her excitement?Dillmere demasi
ed: "What's the use of raising such
row? Wh what did you try to drow
ily ma for?"
"Because I didn't want you to |
through the roof In your pajamas," r
piled his wife sternly. "Jamea Dil
mere, you've got to give those awfu
disgraceful books away!"
"All Tight." said Dillmere. Bhlverln;
"Put 'em In the ash can. Anyhoi
I've read 'em all!"
Cause fer Surprise
"Those men who are fighting bom
rule in Ireland must be a queer li
to think they'll win."
"Ain't moat of 'em married mei'
Valuable Farms Foe Sale
i t ho Acree of fine land 8 mi lea from
Lexington, Va., on a good roead. Uood
fences. Well watered. 14 stores In or
ulindi, 15 acres fine timber. Larg*
brick nouae, 8 new barna aud all needes!
out buildings. Close to church, atora,
school an.I mill. It ia not often that
stioh property la ou the market. This
ls a liiie farm. You should look Into
this property. Price only #15,000
whioh la low
A Farm of about 100 astra* 10 miles
from Lexington, Va., 10 mile* from
Buena Vieta, 1 mila from National
Highway. Itnillen to B. Si O. Station.
2} miles to N. * W. Station. Clove to
churches, schools aud stores. 60 to 70
acres lu cultivation aud sod. Mice to
work, crops well,nico to use macbinery
on. Ualanoe ot laud ia lu timber, new
bauk barn painted aud rodded. Barn
about 4ei x 80, line foundation, plent}
room for stock anet urala. >ew granary
with two wagon sheds ne-ir the baru.
Water iu batu-yard,cistern aud sprlug
Two streams of elear water running
through tbe place. Apple orchard of
4 or 5 acres, never falls to bear, plenty
sinall fruit, 2 tine vegetable gardens.
New V room house with cellar, wash
house aud smoke house coalbins*!,
granary and wagon ched tear residence,
tool shed, wood house, spring house
aud double cbickeu bouse. Good rosita
uud a uice neighborhood. Au uuusual
li desirable farm aud. nice borne. Ap?
ply tor price.
ei.'t" Acresi 14 miles from Lexington,
Va., 10 miles from Bucbauou, o miles
to station* on N A W aud C. <t I). K. H.
?ly close to churches and schools'.
Kened with wire aud rail,well watered
hy spriuKs.tuiiniug water in eveiy Meld.
About liOUO apple tree*?also another
younger orchard, pears, cherries,pl uil -
and grape*. "Sice roomy residence on
??li-vat lou giving tins viewof sui round?
ing country. Ali needed out-buildings, 2
good tenant houses. Fil.e ;-Uce for
cattle aud sheen. Ou a good road anti
in a good section. Come aud look al
Hi's laiui. 200 acres iu cultivation, 30M
seres grazing, 137 acres wood laud. Wo
eau st-ll it for $35,per acre.
7<J Acree* 10 miles from L< xiugtou.
Vs., close to two railroads, tiri acres in
cultivation, 5 acres iu timber, 6 hkhu
house, baru litix34, other out beiildlugs,
over lix) apple trees, other small trent,
well watered by spring aud branches.
blood iand and a uice home. This
pi ice Includes 21 acres of growing grain
if sold at once. If not laud enough,ad
joining laud can be putcbased. 1'ilc
BO AifC Form -14 nillea from Busim
Vista. t> m les frcm Lexington, Ya. 71
acre?, cleared ano iu cultivation,balauet
lu woou. Marbia quarry ou place lest*
Sfi per ceut. Ycuug orchaid 71XJ peaci
trees t>eK) live year old, 100 one yeal
old. Pettit ol other klud* for fauill)
use. Cue of tko finest springe lu tin
.?.?mite, well feuced with wire. New I
room bouse, good stable aud giauerv
tcood eiib, several chicken houses, ont
3 room, tina) unaugemeut foi fowls
Frame ten for bogs, 40 to 50 bushell
corn. 12 to 15 bushels wheat. 1 to 1 1:
tons hay per acre. Lies well, crop:
well, easily farmed. clot-e to two goo
markets, school and cbureh within Sot
yards. Owner wants laure laud. Teriui
cash. Price StiOOO.
331 acree more or lesa,| 80 or W
acres s-'leared, most iii cultivation, 1
miles from Lexiugton, Va. Uood road
good neighborhood, K- F. 1). mail
Large lot of good timber of all kinda
oak, chestnut, poplar, locuet, 100 cord
bark, 00 acron of chestnut timber, ele
gaut range for bogs. All kinds of ii in
ou the place. ",:> to 100 acres of thi
land ou the mountain unusually hu
lor fruit and grazing if ;clearei
Fairly well fenced. Well watered b
the finest of spring water. Soil is grav?
aud slate with clay bottom, ti rooi
log house sealed aud weatherboaiden
large potch, good cellar, ltiilb. goo
baru, gocd stable, with lUx2tt foot the*.
All uei-ded out buildings. Close t
store, school and church. Adjoius th
lauds of A. C. A ead. Calvin Gc od bu
?iud Jacob Cummings. This proper!
is weil vs oi th looking at. Price ou.sjj
till Acres ? miles from Lexin,
ton. 600 acres iu grabs aud cultivatiot
Well watered, good buildings, plent
fruit, Sue grazing. Can be uivided int
2oO Acres 6 miles from Lexlngtoi
good buildings, plenty fiuit, 40 SSW.
river bottom, 80 act es iu timber, we
watered aud crops well
IBO Acret* adjoining corporate Hu
its ot Buena Vista, 50 acres in grass ai
cultivation, 76 acres good timber. M
apple tr,-**, & to 10 years oil, 70 pei
trees, plums, peaches, damsons, (jo*
buildings and good road.
45 Acree 2J wiles from Lexingto:
well wateiad, 8 acres lu orchard, aleut
wood, some good timber, buildings I
fair condition, nice for dairy and chic!
2SO Acres, 190 cleared. 5 mil
from Lexington. Well watered, a w?
kept place, good fences, uew building
plenty fruit. A flue home, on good roc
and luust be seen to be appreciated.
190 Acres 8J miles from Lexingto
160 acres cleared, 16 acres good timbi
plenty wood, well watered, 200 app
and 200 peach trees. Good building
About IOU Acres <i miles frc
Lexington, fine state of eultiratio
well watered, well fenced, good buil
log's plenty fruit, a tine home.
74 Acres?10 miles from Laxln
ten, Vs., on a good road, 2 miles frc
Depot. Fair Buildings?Good orel a
of 850 bearing trees, Good fences,
uice home. $4750.
New 8 i oom residence, nice pori
good stellar, all needed ont bulldiuf
cistern water, aome fruit. Xwy ole
lo corporate limits of Lexington, \
Lot 75x230 feet, or will aell a
?iuioui of laud wanted up to
acree. A handsome profit caa bo ms
bore soiling off hulloing lot*. Wor
looking into. Call and wo will abe
New tl-Koom House, two n
porches, large reception hali, lights a
For Information, terms, etc., sddr<
stockbridge Moulty Corporstla
I" Lexington, Vs.
FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF LEXINGTON
B. E. VAUGHAN, President REID WH1TK
REID WHITE, Vice President G. E. VAUGHAN
B. C WISE. Cashier J AS. O. WATTS
LEO G. SHERIDAN, Bookkeeper H. C. WISE
B. ESTES VAUGHAN
Regular Semi- Annual Statement at Close of Business
December 30. 19* J
Loan* and Discounts.?407,071.36
Bouda. Securities, etc. 1,280.00
U.S. 2% Bonds. 50,000.00 $458,301..16
Banking House, Lot, Bank aud Post-office
Furniture aud Fixtures ? . . . ? .'16 411.18
Premium ou U. 8. Bonds ...... 1.917.97
Treasurer of U. S. (*>% Redemption Fuud) 2.600.00
Cash ou Hand. 27,660.46
Due from Banka. 73.443 36 101.103.82
Capital Stork. fM 000.00
Surplus Fund. 75.CUO.00
Undivided Profits (net) . 4.568.96
Semi-Anuual Dividend (6%).Jan. 2, 1912 . ' :,, 000.00 $l32,5f.8.?6
Circulating Notes. 50,000.00
Due to Banks. 20,544 30 417,665 37
FLIES! FLIES! FLIES!
Kill them. Starve them. Keep them on the outside by
CONTINENTAL SCREEN DOORS
ADJUSTABIJE SCREEN WINDOWS
aa?T" All regular sizes carried in stock: "Va
riyers Hardware Co. Inc.
THE THINGS THAT MAKE
Are tbe t?ood will aud confidence of tbe public. We thank our friends
and patrons for this. We have a busy, up-'o-data store. Allow no
oue to have better wares than we aud at prices iu keeping with
If you want Glass Jars, Tops and Gums, Jelly Glasses or Ket?
tles call and see us. If you want Groceries (none better), come. If
you want Mattings. Oilcloth. Linoleum and Matting Hugs we sell
them. If you want Tia. Wooden, Enamel, Galvanized, Glass and
Lishware look at our stock.
Shoes, Notions. Staple Dry Goods, Men's Wear. Look at them.
We have bargains all the time. Never ret tired trying to please the
public. Qi ve us a call.
W. Harry Agnor,
9 South Main
ree To Promise
I have removed my shop from A. W. MANS
PILE'S old stand, next to Hitchinr Yard, to
JNO. W .BROWN -t SON'S Shop
(J. M. fceneeney's old ?tami)
All kiuds of Carriage aud Wagon Work. Trimming,
Upholstering neatly done. General repairing and locksmith
work. Prices reasonable. Call and give me a trial.
G. L. HAYSLETT
HENRY STREET - - LEXINGTON, VA.
The Gazette Job Office
etc., etc., etc., etc.
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ree if you mention thia naper.
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