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WKDNKSDAY. NOV. *), 1912
The Coming and Going of People
Col. Thomas A. Jones of the V.M.
I. faculty is visiting his old home io
Mr. William G. Mathews or Clifton
Forge, president of tbe Rockbridge
Power Corporation, is a visitor in
Lexington this wwk.
Dr. Jo in H. Latane attended the
meeting i f tho Council of the Amer?
ican Political Science Association in
Chicago, of which he is a member,
The veuerable Mr. Thomas S
Winifield, who was confined to bis
home for several weeks from a fall
at the Catholic church, is able to be
Information has been received in
Lexington that M r and Mrs. Leon
Hewitt, who are now living in
(ioldsboro. N. C., have lost theil
four-months-cld baby of acute indi?
Dr. Harry D. Campbell, dean of
Washington and Lee University,
represented Washington and I^ee at
Spartansburif last week at the meet
ip.g of the Southern Association of
Scboo's and Colleges.
Mr. and Mrs. J. Houston f^eech,
Miss Bdmonia Leech, .Master Harry
Leech of lexington, Mrs. E. N.
Strain and Miss Patterson of
Browoaburg, left today for Clear
Water, Kia , to spend the winter.
Dr. Charles Manly attended the
Virginia Baptial General Associn
tion which closed last night in
Pe ta rs burg. A resolution was
adopted by the association endors?
ing the Lexington church building
Mrs. Et, Lee Miller of Knoxville.
Tenn . is visiting her in .ther, Mrs.
Itohert L. Northern on South Main
street. Sin- is accompanied by her
niece, little Mildred Northern.
daughter of Mrs. Charles li. North?
Among the Presbyterians of r>*x
Ingtoa attending the meeting In
Staunton this week of the Lextng.
ton Presbytery are Dr. Alfred I
Graham. Dr. Jas. Lewis Bnwe,
Mr. J. Mci). Auair, Prof. D. C.
Humphreys, Messrs. K. L Qreborn, t
J. W. McClung. Mrs. Andrew |?.
Wade and Miss Agnes Peniek.
Rev. J. H. Light, I). H., former
pastor of J riuity Methodist church,
Lexington, and a well known minis?
ter of the Hal timora Conference,
united with the Virginia Conference
at its session in Lynchdurg this
last week, and has been assigned to
Ri vermont Avenue church, Lynch?
burg. Ho served that church some
moats before conference.
Mr. Tucker Suggested for Cabinet
Th..< Washington correspondence
of the Baltimore Sun in yesterday's
Progressive Democrats in Vir?
ginia, who led the tiyht in that State
for Wilson, will provide the Pr. si
dent-eiect with a Cabinet officer, if
the new executive turns lo that
State for a member of his i.lli dal
Bsrrj St. George Tucker of Len
ington, is the choice of these Virgin?
ians for such an honor. With Speak
er Richard Evelyn Hyrd of the Vir?
ginia House of Delegates, and one or
two other associates, ho led the light
for Wilson in his State, spoke in al?
most every county and succeeded
in breaking the unit rule that the
Norfolk convention was about to
impose upon the Virginia delega?
tion to Baltimore.
lt is not theacti vity of Mr. Tucker
in the preconventioa campaign or
his effective work for the National
ticket after the nomination was
made, however, that his friends now
urge in his behalf, lt is Mr. Tuck
er's whole-hearted sympathy with
the kind of Democracy that Cover
nor Wilson atands for, and his rec?
ognized ability as a scholar and
statesman, that will commend him
to thej'resident-elect., they believe.
Mr. Thompson Returns to Lexington
Mr. C. H. Glasgow, who has been
railway mail clerk on tbe Rainmore
and Ohio between Lexington aud
Harrisonburg for the past eight
months, .succeeding Mr. J. Harris
Thompson, will leave tomorrow for
Washington State, where ho will
run between Spokane, Wash., ano
Genesee, Idaho. Mr. Thompson,
who succeeded Mr. (Jlasgow in
Ohio, will return to I exington and
resume his old ru between lexing?
ton and Harrisonburg.
Negro Got 18 Yeats for Attempted
William Stuart, a young negro
about 18 years old. was convicted
hy the Circuit Court of Rock hi iJ.;>?
of criminal assault upon M .Cor
nelius Harlow, a yo i- ? whins wo
mao of Rockbridge D a:hs, and his
punishment lixed at eighteen years
io tho penitentiary. The crime was
committed on the late afternoon of
Septemln r 24th. in a skirt of woods
near the Baths, and that night
Stuart was brought to Lexington
and lodged and j.ul. At the trial
last Friday he admitted the crime
Following are the jurors: Messrs.
John A. Liu1', (foreman), Joseph
S. Campbell, W. Harry Agnor.
Stuart Kay ton. Robert White, U. W
\Y< meldorf, Morris Joans, N. M.
Dixon, S W. Foster, < '?. A. Cum?
mins, li. K. Areheart, J. H. Harri?
\i. V. Patterson was acquitted of
the charge of killing S. li. Camp?
bell. The jury reached ? Yardie
Thursday shortly after noon, and
their tindir.g was unanimous, ^frei
only a few minutes in the jury rooir.
lt will be recalled that this was tin
third trial. The shooting occurred
the last of June, 1911, and the firs
trial in September resulted in thi
jury failing to agree. The secooo
trial in November resulted in a cou
viction with six years in the p-ni
teutiary. Tbe Court of Appeals
granted a new trial, which was helu
la-st week, resulting in acquittal.
The trial of (J. W. Jones ami (J.
W. Mosley of Glasgow, indicted foi
assault, wa*, continued to the Feb?
ruary terni of the court.
C. D. Jones, colored, .iudieted for
larceny, was acquitted. This cim
is of great local interest hy roamin
of the fact thal Jones was suspected
of being implicated in benefiltiof
fr.un many of the petty s'ea,in gs ii
Lexington last Spnug.sincu much ol
the stoien property was found ainnnii
gi-ods discovered, in the old town
cl mp which bad been hidden bj
Hugh Morgan, another negro ol
I.ex.ngton, who was convicted for
larceny and sent 10 the roads, but
who later escaped.
And) Johnson, colored, on appeal
from Mayor Shields' conviction of
Miling liquor and tined ?.V.I willi
sixty ciays in j iii, was niven six>>
days ou the roads aud tined fall and
The will of S\ rs. Louisiana Doonan,
deceased, wa> -adiniited tn record,
and Mrs. Hettie I ah? Shields, who
was named in the will, qualified as
executrix, under bond of $10.WO.
Bennet N. Bell qualified as goer
dia i nf his live* childi- n, with Mr .
Julia L Hell as surely in the SUD*
The will of John W. Wallace, de
ceased, was admitted to record, and
W. EL Wallace, named In the will,
qualified as executor, under bona of
The grand jury is still in session.
The following indictments were
brought in yesterday: Against C.
IL Chittum, Jr., for larceny, and
against M iddleton Roane for perjury.
Court is expected to adjourn Fri?
Week of Prayer
Week of prayer will be observed
by the Woman's Foreign MiHsionary
Society of Trinity Methodist church
at the church building at 4 p.m., on
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and
Friday of next week. Ali the ladies
of tliis city interested in foreign
missions are cordially invited.
The subjects and leaders are as
Monday: "The Far Fast," Mrs. J.
Tuesday: "Mexico," Mrs. S. O.
Wednesday: "Our Thank Offer?
ing,'' Mrs. Henry S. Nolley.
Friday: "A Cal! to Young Wo?
men," Mrs. J. C. G. Dunn.
Mrs. Karl K. Dkavkk. President.
Mrs. William Hardin of near
Fancy Hill, brought to town a few
days ago a lino specimen of the im?
proved quince, which was raised at
her homo. The wonder is that more
of our farmers do not give atteniion
to this most excellent fruit.
Mr. John William Irvine and Mi?,s
Lucile Rodgers Reid, daughter of
Mr. Charles M. Reid, all of Rock?
bridge, were married in Lexington
Wednesday, November IS, 1912,
Ue\. Dr. D. A. l'enick otliciating.
Thursday of next week, Novem?
ber 28th. will be observed as
Than ns.- icing Day, and in conse?
quence the business houses of Lex?
ington will be closed for the day.
Death of Mr. John W. Wallace al
Mr. John William Wallace, a well
known citizen of R >ckbridge. died
at his home in Fairfmld Friday
night. November lo, HM*-', after a
she rt illness from pneumonia, aged
t>8 years. The funeral was *-eld
Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock from
the Fairfield Methodist church.OOO
ducted by his pastor. Rev. W. D
Lye. who was assisted by Rev. S.
C. Akers of tho Presbyterian church.
Interment was made in the Fairfield
cemetery, witnessed by a large con?
course of friends and relatives.
Mr. Wallace was reared and spent
his life in that community. He was
born May 30, 1844, a son of Mr
John Wallace, for many yssra thc
proprietor of the old Fairfield Tav?
ern. Mr. Wallace served through
the Civil War an a member of the
Second Rockbridge Artillery, a com?
pany organized July ld, 1881, by
men of that community, who ren
tiered distinguished service to theil
country. He was one of the fortj
members of bis company who sur
rendered at Appomattox.
For many years Mr. Wallace was
road commissioner of South Rivei
district and resigned several years
ago on account of advancing age.
He was a public-spirited mao, ;
good neighbor and upright, citizen.
He was a member of the Fairfield
Methodist church, and for many
years was a member of the official
board of that church, holding the
important position of steward.
S o vi v mg are three sons : Messrs.
W. IC l .. in Wallace of Fairfield, John
[?.Wallace,of Jacksonville, Pla., and
S. H'ackford Wallace of Marl intern,
W. Va. They were all home fortneir
father's funeral Ono brother. Mr.
Edwin Wallace ol Fairfield, and one
sister, Mrs. James A. Wilson of
near Fairlield, also survive. His
wife, who was a Miss Tysinger of
near fairfield, died about six years
Daughters of the Confederacy
A meeting of the Mary Cost's
Lee- Chapter of the Daughters of the
rederacy was held yesterday
afternoon al the borne of Mrs. J MiD.
Adair, pr aidenl ot the cit ipter.
Miss Annie 1!. Whit", who was a
delegate to the convention the p.isi
weeli in Washington of the United
Daughters of thl racy, gave
ii glowing report of the meeting in
the capital city.
One important item of business by
the Washington convention was the
extension of time for conferring
"Crosses of Honor'' on Confederate
soldiers. The time expired la-t
May, and the time is extended tc
t '.e next annual convention of the
United Daughters of the Confeder?
acy, which meets in New Orleans
in November, 1913,
The old soldiers of RoLkbridge
who are entitled to receive "Crosses
of Honor" are urged lo make appli?
cation for the same, as there are
only two more occasions when th is
badges will be awarded, that is.
General Fae's birthday in January,
1913, and Confederate Memorial day
in June, 1913
Mrs. F. K. P. Rose of West Point.
Miss., president af the Mississippi
Division, Fnited Daughters of the
Confederacy, was present and gave
an interesting talk.
The resignation if Mrs. A. L
Koones as chapter treasurer was
accepted and Mrs. T. S. Harwell
elected her successor.
Rally Day Services
Autumn Rally Day services were
held Sunday morning hy Trinity
Methodist Sunday-School. The ex?
ercises consisted of recitations and
songs hy the school. A number ol
Ten gold buttons were presented
for regular attendance one year,
and fifteen gold wreaths for regular
attendance for two years.
Miss Lila Leech, daughter of the
late Mr. W. H. F. Leech of liuffalo,
was married |last Thursday after?
noon at 5 o'clock, at ti.e home of her
brother. Mr. .1. Houston r^eech, ic
Lexington, to M r. RrMSt Orlando
Pyne of Arlington, N. J. Rev. A.
W. Wood of Oxford Presbyterian
church, the bride's pastor, ? as the
officiating minister. Mr. and Mr .
Pyne will make their home in Ar?
"Maidens All Forlorn"
An entertainment, for the benefit
of the Glasgow Sch ol League, will
bo presented it Clasgow Monday
nig it next,under the auspices of the
school. A drama. "Maidens All
Forlorn," and brignt. catchy music
will be the program.
Litigation of Power Rights Along
A matter Involving grant interest*)
was ii | ii. r | "lay
la tha Circuit Coori nf Rook bridge.
The <|iiestina at issue was attempted
anadeninafrion proceedings by the
Pu bl ie Service Pawer Conapany of
Richmond, of certain lands ia (iush
en Pass which are held under op
lion liv the Goshen Power (.'om p.my.
lioth companies were represented
by a'.ie counsel. Tba- case was con
tinned lo December 17th.
Th<> point in dispute is theonten
tii'ii of the two companies over the
(?"i'll)! of certain lands In Goshen
Pa-s vhich appear essential to the
enjoyment of power rights nt that
I?'? .r years ago Mr.E. McD. Mmire
of Lexington, began work on a
scheme of utilizing the immense
po-.v.r in North Uiver at Goshen
Pass, and he succeeded in interest?
ing ni his schem" Messrs. J. (J.
White A Company, contracting en
I'im-i .-^ ,f New York. In the mean?
while, lasi March, Mr. W. J. Payne
of Hi-hmond. attempted to open ne
gotiationswith Mr. Moore t.. become
interested in the power proposition,
inn no agreement could be reached.
In August of tit's year a chart er iras
secured for ihe Public Service Pow?
er Company, Incorporated, wi th Mr.
Jame, Mil lien of Richmond, as
idem, which succeeded Mr. Payne
er 10, 1912, i charter w is se?
cured by the Goshen Power Com?
pany, Incorporated, with Mr. E.
Mci). Moore aa president, to carry
out the plans ot the aVbite C un pan v.
Tie' Public Service Power Com?
pany secured options on lands lo?
cated in what would he the basin of
the proposed dam, bul mi! regarded
as essential hy the G raben Power
Company, while the Goshen P
Company had options in tl
lered tbe key tu the situation.
Tn ' proposed condemnation pro- |
KS applied tO three p -ces of
and. t wo of which were j der op
tion lo the Goshen Power C i npany,
ind the third one was secured yi s
"The Servant in the House"
'The Servant in the Ho ise.'
most widely discussed play present?
ed on 'he American stage in thc past
decade, ia to be presented al tbe
Ly ric Theatre on Monday night, Nov.
'Vu. Merle il. Norton is .se:.
i.'ie greatest cast of players, headed
by Yictor H. Lambert, e'er seen in ;
u play of this character, and overs
of tine acting and tine drama are
thus assured o' a theatrical event uf
" The Servant in the House" is one
of the most remarkable and intense?
ly human plays ever written in the
Bngliah language. 1 ts centra! char?
acter, a strange man attired in Ori?
ental gart) who ads as a buttler to
an English Vicar, and whose subtle
influence changes the lives of all
with whom he comes in contact, is
intended as an em nodiment of the
Christ spirit, if not ns a reincarna?
tion of the Saviour ol man himself,
and the message which the play
b. ings to those who are thoughtful
enough to care for messages is tba!
the finest thing in the wot ld is tue
love of one's brother. Adv.
L G. Jahnke & Co.
(J. W. Zimmerman, Successor
Jewelers and Opticians
When buying Diamonds,
Watches, Jewelry, Clocks. Sil?
verware or Glasses, buy from
th-* man that knows what hi is
ski.i.ino vuf. Mv twenty yeera'
experience has taughl me what
ii.MOi u,mus are and 1 cv ill sell
yon iHHio noons as cheap as you
can buy anyw here.
Also expert repairing of
Watches, n.anufacturiug of Jew?
elry, Diamond setting, Boden
% raving OOlfl uv hand aol
scratched oe by mach ion. Work
done hiuht and promptly, and
cheap as it can he done right
for. (Jive us a t ri al.
Special a'enlion lo Optical
business, if you need Qlaenns,
my twenty j ears ot experience
is at your servii-.-. Sea me and
I will make coi glasses that
lit. Btoken lens's duplicated
exactly on short notice.
J. W. Zimmerman, Successor
'L. G. Jahflke &Co.
For Immediate Purchase
I adios' Long ? oats.. - 15.00 to *l"? 00
i.adies' Milts . 15.00 to t&> 00
Ladies' Skirts. 01.00 to 910 00
Ladies' V >ts aul Pants. ... .95 to 91.00
Ladies' Union Hoita. 50 to 9100
Outing (.towns and Skirts . .50 bo I 1 UO
Ladies' Furs. .. 19 00 to 920 00
Ladies* and Children's Mitts. .10 to .25
Ladies' Cashmere Gloves. .26 to .50
Blankets. 91-00 to 18.00
Bed Comiotta. 51.25 1
Kobe Blankets.-. $1.30 to VA 00
Table Damask.onto 93 00
Linen Napkins. . 91.00 to 95 00
Linen Pieces, Towels. Tray Covers, etc ..... 2o to 9i2 00
Ked < ross Shoes. ?'.', 00 t.. 14 0 '
Corsets.50 to 13.00
We baree tremendous stock ol DRY GOODS and
CARPETS. If you will compare the t-nality ami style
you will tiii'l \<>u can i-r*-t from me josi what yon want
.-uni jost as cheap. Save lime sud risk and trouble in
sLopping around, sending for samples aud ordering
from a wa \ , etc.
w(. have for Thanksgiving an 1 ( hristmas all th > nie
v e take tl e Ix -t of cart*, at all lintot, an.l in all i?*?a*?oi -
ourGro i ri ' Noli ?.!.*> can carry ant licer quali
itv of goods tit -' .nil s.-ll uta
reasonable profit. Our stock is regularly inspect -1 l>v the
Pure Food Representative .uni il ways passed iu the most com
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Let us take care of your valuable
Is it - o' worth 25c a month to. von to
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For Safety and Sfrwtee
Bank of Rockbridge
ROCKBRIDGE POWER CORPORATION
TO OUR PATR1 'NS
Since we took charge ol the Blectrio Lighting business >f Lex?
ington we have spent a large amount for improvement*! and better?
ments of 'J..* ; lint, and as there is still a gr< it Jeal to h.* done we
are forced to ask our customers to be prompt and regular in the set?
tlement ot' their monthly hills.
Most Public Service Corporations have ? fixed rule that wheu
bills are not settled within fffteen or twenty days lifter being pre?
sented, service is discontinued without notice; but we hope it will
not he necessary for us to adopt this plan
Onr monthly bills for operating expenses and improvements
aro still greater than our total receipts; and, if your m ? mut is in ar
re.-u-s. yon can greatly aid ns in oar efforts to g'w* Lexington i
efficient lighting si rvice by making prompt settlemeul ol same.
V. rv truly yours,
ROCKBRIDGE POWER CORPORA 1'loN.
By W, T. Paxton. Treasurer.
Ly tic Theatre
ONE NIGHT. MONDAY. NOVEMBER 25, 1912
Merle H Njrtoo offers tim g . modern piny H *nry , S ivny
Theatfu Nw York * uvi'tMa
Tilt SERVANT ? ? HOUSE
liv Charles li.em Kennedy, -->? i?i-?
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' t >:ie Tsar io London
' Three Months in Chicago
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WHAT THE CR1 lies S \ s.
A Sensation." New York Times.
'A Masterpiece." Washington l'o-.t.
An Epoch Making Play."?Chicago Inter-Ocean.
io Life, Chicago Life.
'The Thing loSee." Harper's Weekly,
*lt is a Play ol ihe World for ihe. World to See.'? ll irper's Weekly.
'The Beal Example ol Dramatic Work Now latani." Nev York Even?
Prices : $1.50, $1.00, 50