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Are you going
to let your family
do without a
Remember, you premised your
wife and daughters they should
have a piano this fall. Do not dis?
appoint them. Think of the many
loner dreary days and nights they
will have to stay in doors this win?
ter, and how a STIEFF Piano will
not only help them to pass the time
pleasantly, but will enliven your
evenings and make your borne the
most pleasant place on earth.
Buy one now. Write us today for
prices and terms.
Chas. M. Stieff
Factory Branch Ware rooms
716 Main Street Lynchburg, Va.
C. W. Whitmore, Manager
W. B. HARRISON W. B. HUTTON
HARRISON ls HUTTON
(Successors to Roonees ifc Harrison)
Weare uow recrlvln a full line of
New Fall Goods
Bed Room Suites,
Rockers, Odd Chairs,
Rugs and Druggets,
Picture*, etc., and
All Kinds of Furniture. .
Csir Uudert?kluK<lerartU),>n* continued
limier regUterttil embalmer, at lowest
Cor. Nelson and Jefferson Streets
Nlntit mn! SnniUv Phone 2J9b and 77.
Store l'hone Ht.
The Choicest and
B. fl. HUTTON
I Specially Represent
The Review of Reviews . $3.00
The Woman's Home Companion $1.50
The American Magazine $1.50
Ihe Christian Herald . $1.50
anil will si-mlst.il all, ..i ..., li t" ,i H paratr ;ul
ilirss l..r .mr \ i ai turliVv You will not, tin
combine.I priie is J?.vo, therefore 1 save you ta.ya
If vou wish any of thr allow magazines with any
other m.i>>.izisie 1 can savn you money.
Ail,Ins. M. N DUNN
Student Law 1 K-partment.
Washington .mil Lee L'niveisitv
TI MR FOR
WE HAVE A FULL LINE OP
Coal and Wood Airtight Stoves.
Cole's Hot Blast^Stoves.
Cole's Stove Radiators.
Stove Repairs of All Kinda. Oil Heater*, Ranken, Cook Mt?v e
Aluminum and Enamel Utensils Decorated Stove Mats
Valley Heating, Plumbing & Tinning Co.
NELSON STREET - - LEXINGTON, VA.
Ten Per Cent Off
lu order to avoid Christmas rush I will give
10 PER CENT OFF
ON ALL CASH SALES
UNTIL DEC. 1ST
I have a large stock of
Watches. Clocks. Jewelry. Silver ware, Cat Glass. Novelties
Aaa* Rftmerahor you save $1.00 ou every $10.00. You can
not afford to miss thia,as I have an unusually large variety of
goods this y?ar
... SEE ME FOR HEP AIRS ...
THE ANCIENT TRAVELER.
Outfit Ha Wau Advised to Cany In
th* Eighteenth Century.
A small "Traveler's Uulde," dates!
17HO, omtnina. n good deni of scrm-i
advice an to tbe luggage which hInniM
"Take." says the book t xv suits of
clothes, one coffee <o . red and one
blue: a chest flannel, n pair of leather
breeches, a sleeping suit, ibroa? pairs of
stockings, two pairs of gloves, two
wigs, one hair bag (??. two caps, two
hats, two pairs of shoes, one pair of
?Uppers. sl? 'undershirts,' four ?over
shirts,' six neckties, six collars, six
handkerchiefs, four pairs of cuffs, three
cravats, two pairs of cotton hose and
two pairs of socks."
But this is not all, as ls shown by
the following Items: "Take a Bible, a
book of sermons. ? 'Truvclpr's (Julde.
two albums, n diary, a ijulre of wlilte
paper, quills nml Ink. nu nlmannc. a
mirror, a silver watrli. n silver snuff?
box, a silver spoon, n pnlr of silver
shoe buckles, n silver tre pin. three Bil
vcr studs, n matti Mal ring, a knife and
fork with silver handles, a sewing
case, an opt ri glass, a compass, n wax
light and n tinder box. a toothbrush, a
silver toothpick, a sword, n silver
nioniitoil cane, a padlock with which
to fasten your door at night Inside, a
clothes brush, a box of medicine."?
Pall Mall Gazette.
Marking a Book.
There's a dear old chap In this totm
?too gentle nnd too modest to put bis
name or profession Into print?who ad?
ministered a rebuke worth remember?
ing to a young friend. The young man
showed him a book in which certain
passages were marked with pencil. The
older man asked If he might borrow
"1?1 can*t lend lt." said the other. "1
borrowed it myself"
"Ali! And who marked these pas
"Oli. my boy! You shouldn't make
penciled comments In rn borrowed
"1 ? 1 ?I know lt?I" ?
"The owner might erase them, you
know. Alwayta usc Ink and so pans
your wisdom along!'Cleveland Plain
Properly Boiled Meat.
To boil meal ian as tu natala thr
Jal< <*s nod soluble salts iliad yet cook ll
ent ly li should be plunged Into
boning wati>r amt boiled rapidly foi
about len minutes After this fust
j cooking tin* Lettie must ha* pushed ovei
to Hie back 0)1 the tire, where Its inn
tents will simmer gently. This tend*
to euairulatas the outer rind nf tin
meal sn thal tile lillies ra nina esi-apc
If meat is tuiteil iii this manner th.
Inside will lu- r < ni ml jilli v ami ieiidei
but if the i.imi i- ni lo w??d t<> lioil ii
aili be r. si i mi tin rd nnd rtiippy, th.
goodness having ali hoi led nut of lt
A Friend In Need
"Had a i|iieer experien. c re.ently.'
/aid the Hillville rsuM. "Ilobber held
Die np ou the blah way. Didn't have ?
cent In my pockets, utily a poem which
I was ta kin' lo tile editor"
"Didn't take the poem, alii! he':"
"Nu Itend three lines Of it. handed
it back to me anil said: 'Krieud. here's
$2. Von need it worse than I do.- "?
itlanta Constitut ion
Hard to Swallow.
"If yon make any noise." threatened
the holdup man. "PH stun" this hand
kerchief in your mouth "
The victim regard.si lt with I ghast?
"fib. that's such an old gag!" he pro?
tested?Chicago Tri hu ne.
Lord Kew scads Vans. I confess I
ca nie t<> your Muwstoil country, don
cherUimw. tn marry a wirti American
girl, but I haven't found one yet. Miss
Harlem Why don't you advertise.
"Wanted" ;i cash girl?" ? Woman's
Official Vote of Rockbridge County
NOVEMBER 5, J9*2
lV-sident Cong. ^JJ
ai ' "I
Lexington . aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaM
Hsrtsook's Shop. 27
(j len wood. 82
Oak Hank. M
Natural Bridge. fi.">
Broad Creek. 17
Hamilton School House .... 88
Smith's Mill. 80
Big Sprinjj. M
Rockbridge Baths. 34
Kennedy's Mill. 80
Flumen . 22
Timber Ridge. 89
Riverside . 88
Campbell's . i|^BaBaaaaaaa.
Total in County. 949 431 218 1003 361 1000 810
Buena Vista. 15fi 43 48 159 56 137
HOS 474 261 1162 417 1137 890
PIKEMEN OF OLD.
Their Ponderous Armor and Their Six?
teen Foot Weapons.
Tbe pikeman waa covered with de?
fensive armor, au Iron headpiece, iron
"back and breast" and "tastes." n kind
af iron npron protecting him from
waist to knee, He carried a pike six?
teen feet loni;. Watti an ashen shaft, an
Iron head and a blunt iron spike at Uie
butt end. whereby to fix it In the
ground, nnd. besides tbe pike, a rapier. '
The pike, from Its prent length, was
a weapon which required deft handling
In order to be of effective uso and. as
may be imagined, was excessively
showy on parade. The modern lance
exercise ls a pretty sight enough, but
the old pike exercise, perfectly execut?
ed by a larire body of men. must ha va
been superb. We are uot surprised,
therefore, to find that the i>ostures or
Instructions for tills exercise are ex?
To give one example, at the close of
the lnstrnctlon. on the word "Order
your pikes." wc find after a mass of
complicated details the following con?
clusion: "You place the butt end of
your pike by the outside of your right
foot, your ripht hand holding lt even
with your eye and your thumb rlRht up;
then, your left arm beluR set akimbo by
your side, you shall stand with a full
body in a comely posture."?Westmin?
Th* Danea and Britain.
John Ackworth, nu English dialect
aovellst. who made a special study of
the dialects of Lancashire, Yorkshire.
the east coasts and also of the Danes,
shows that the Danes by their early
landings and sojournlngs In England
kave Influenced the language of tbe
east coasts of Britain to aa extraordi?
nary degree and thnt the Danes nnd
the British in spite of apparent differ?
ences are one practically in speech and
lanpuujre as well as in the relationship
of blood. "So strong is the English of
the east coasts of England impreg?
nated with Danish." John Ackworth
once snid. "that I nm sure thnt if a
fisherman from the east coasts of Eng?
land were to be wrecked-on the shores
of Denmark and he would only speak
In his true native dialect that fisher?
man would be able to make himself
Hence the Lament,
"How in the name of goodness did
you come to buy so many lemons when
I told you plainly to get only one
oozen?" complained Mrs. "tVratts to her
Dew Scandinavian maid.
"Veil." answered Hedvig slowly, "y?y
tolt me to git ay dozen. So I don't
ipenk dass luglish veil, so Ay fought
you sayed two dozen. So Ay tolt de
g-rosery man, an* Ay don't speak de
luglish very veli, so he fought Ay
sayed tree dozen. So he tells lt to hiss
boy, but hiss boy ban a Irisher, and he
lits four dozen. Oofs vy Ah bane git
ting live dozen lemons. Ain't dey
teep?"?Cleveland Flaln Dealer.
$100 Reward $100
TheJIrewlers* of this paper will Ix*
pleased to learn that there is at least
mt' dreaded disease that science has
been able to cure lu all its stages, and
that is Catarrh. Hall's Catarrh Cure
ls the only positive cure now known to
the medical fraternity. Catarrh being
a constitutional disease, require* aeon
-ititiitlonal treatment. Hall's Catarrh
Vote ls taking internally, acting direct?
ly upon the blood and mucous surfaces
nf thesystem, thereby do*troyiiiK the
foundation of the disease anal ar i vi it ur
the patient strength by BalMllaaT u;> the
constitution and assistiiiar nature in
.lotiiu its work. The proprietors btw
ao much faith in it* curatixe powers
I hat they oiler One Hundred Dollars
for auv ouse that it fails to cure. Send
for list of testimonials.
Address F. J. CHKNKY & CO.,
Hold by all diuggists, 75c.
Take Hail'* Family Pill for coi st na?
tion, eat* lo
Quaint Inscriptions on Ancit.il Tombs
A desperate atleiupt at bo epitaph
in tin- rtaaui-iiufortoisl Camp
I'- ill Bald*. \\ here Bunyan. l?efoe.
tin- < rum wells anal Vira. aVanaley lie
is found on the lomb of Lad}
Page, a person won Magenta lo bare sui
fcri .1 terribly from *rhal we call drop
av. but Which might have had anottier
BBOM i'l those days :
ll-ie i.vi-i Dame Mary Pafa,
Ri-iict of Slr Qreaory Pas* (Bart.)
Il ?? Mareil li. 13,
In (be o*Jth year of lier .ii;,-.
rn rn ? rn rn rn rn
le tl montha n!-.e waa I ca.
Had taken awi) . of irater
Without ever repining
Or ever feurinjf the opiratton.
A moir success fal attempt ls that
found on the tomb <>f Vavasor Powell.
Wbo seems to lia ve luffered eleven
years' Imprinonmenl for preaching tbe
gospel He was known as tba "White
tield Of Wales:"
in vaia oppnaeora flo themselves perplex
To find out urta BOW they the saints may
Death spoils their plots and sets the op
TftuH Vavasor ot.taine,1 true liberty
Chris: him released, and now ho's joyned
The martyred ponls. with whom ho cries.
Or the lute Bishop Cbarlea C. Graf?
ton a Fond da Lac man snid the other
"Bishop Grafton was remarkable for
the neatness and point of his pulpit ut?
"Once, dnriiii; :i disastrous strike, a
capitalist of loinl du Lac arose in a
church meeting and asked leave to
speak. The bishop gave him the
floor, and the man delivered himself
of a lone |?.ine-\ri upon captains ol
industry. n;m|| (tie :: ? ? I they do hy
girtna u. woru. bj lanomlng the
conni ry. in reducing tbe i*oat of pr >
duction. and so forth
"When the capitalist bad finished his
self praises and. Boshed and aatianed.
had sat down attain Bishop Grafton
rose and said with quiet significance:
"'Is there any other sinner would
like to say a word?'" ? New York
ls one where health abounds.
With impure blood there can?
not be good health.
With a disordered LIVER tbere
cannot be good blood.
revivify the torpid LIVER and restore
Its natural action.
A healthy LIVER means pure
Pure blood means health.
Health means happiness.
Take no Substitute. All Druggists.
Good Things to Eat
will hold no joya for you if you have indi?
gestion or any STOMACH. LIVER or KIDNEY
trouble. You need not pay big doctor's bi Us,
but if you suffer from any of these ailments
just step into jour nearest dmiinist aud get
S ?.0 cent bottle of SEVEN BARKS, the great
household remedy, the finest tonic and
blood purifier known.. If your system is
run down and you want to regain your
youthful energy, SEVEN BARKS will accom?
plish it, make your food digest and give
you new lifoaj Money refunded if dissatis?
fied. Try it and enjoy your meals. Address
LYMAN nOWKaM Marrs} St, Mew Yaws, HX
STRAIN & PATTON
Clothiers and Gents' Furnishers
1 Class tells in CLOTHING as ia
everything else, (sood material and
good workmanship are the things
that count. Unless the fabric is
good the Clothing won't wear. Un?
less the workmanship is expert and
painstaking the clothing won't hold
its shape. It's economy to buy
good Clothing and Furnishings and.
Dot meaning to brag about it; we
are prepared to furnish the goods
at PRICKS that are sure lo PLEASE.
J****?- [| it's o loth jag you need come
to see us.
STRAIN & PATTON
Every Pair Guaranteed
orlgLi Hot Blast Heaters and Ranges
Soft Coal. Slack. .Siftings. Hard Coal, Crushed Coke. tVood and Cobs
Prices $12.00 to $20.00
...A FULL LINE OF. .
Blankets and Comfortables
tay Easy terms. Discount for cash.
A FULL LINK OF HOUSE FURNISHINGS
REAHSa JONES & GRAHAH
BUENA VISTA, VA.
NEW CLOTHING STOKE
B. C. TOLLEY & CO.
3T>lt is time lo think about new fall Clothing. We can fit you in
READY-MADE SLITS. Come in and inspect our line of
Samples for Merchant Tailoring
We'can give good fits in nobb"/ made-to-measure Suits
Full line of Trunks. Suit Cases and Maud Rags.
Nii*t> line of Hat*. Shoes, Shirts and Underwear.
BattT" Good goods, well made, at right price* and satisfaction
"The Han's Shop"
B. C. TOLLEY & CO.
Oppo. 1st National Bank (Main Street) Lexington, Va.
: Hog Killing Time
Will soon be here rind vou will want a (JOOD Butcher Knife nnd
Warranted Shear Steel Botcher Knives.
Enterprise Meat Cotters and
Enterprise Lard Presses.
Jfc?y- Repairs for Meat Cutters carried'in stock
flyers Hardware Co. Inc.