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W. K. MASSIE, Chairman Laymen's Missionary Move ment, Lexington, Ky. Lexington is situated in the heart of the famous Blue Grass region of Kentucky. This community is noted for the hospitality of its people, the beauty of its scenery, the fertility of Its soil and its fin.-) blooded Btock, es pecially its horses. There is also much of historic interest. The city of Lexington has a popula tion of 40,000. It is 84 miles from Louisville, on the west and 574 from Washington and 664 from Old Point on the east. It was the former capital of the State, until it was moved to Frank fort, 29 miles further west. Lexing ton was founded in 1776 and was in corporated in 1782. The Blue Grass region of Ken tucky, of which Lexington is the geo graphical and historical center, offers alluring invitation to the American tourist. With the Inconceivable vast ness in the development of the au tomobile industry, with the extension of good roads and the diversion ot American traffic, by reason of the de vastation folowing upon the Euro pean war, it is certain that the tour ists' travel of the American public within each year of the future, will D. C. CRUISE. Secretary Y. m. C. A., Chairman of Hous* Commltta*. bulk as large as the total traffic In any preceding decade. The folk lore and history, the magic attractions, the surpassing beauty of the region, its hospitality and its far famed stock farms have always fur nished an incentive to the American lived while a student In Transylvan ia college. There are also many attractive stock farms near Lexington, among which might be mentioned the following: Elmendorf, J. B. Haggin farm; Ham burg Place; / Castleton; Patchen Wilkes; Walnut Hall; Kingston; Idle Hour; Nursery Stud. The Blue Grass region, rather First Row. ? Rev. Samuel Glasgow. Rev. W. H. Miley, D. D., Rev. F. E. Fincher, R?v. H. S. Johnson. Fred. B. Fisher, R. T. Glassell. Second Row. ? Rev. H. McMillan, D. D., Rev. S. L. Morris, D. D., Rev. J. A. Bryan. Wm. T. Ellis. Rev. T. M. Hunter, D. D.. B. W. Godfrey. traveler, and even a more acute in centive to the European tourists so journing on American shores. Among the historical places that should be visited by the delegates are through negligence than through any studied effort, has failed to make it known generally, that It possesses some of the finest automobile road ways in the world. Not alone its vast stretches of white pikes, but its shady lane meandering from Lexington to Frankfort, its Clay's Mill road, en circling the Blue Grass capital upon THOS B. TALBOT, Chairman of Deputation Committee, Superintendent Home Missions Lex ington Presbytery. the following: Ashland, the home of Henry Clay; statue of John C. Breck inridge; Henry Clay Monument; home of General John Hunt Morgan; home of Mary Todd, wife of Abraham Lin coln; house; where Jefferson Davis J. BRUCE DAVIS, President of Chamber of Commerce, Chairman of Registration Committee. its northern border, and more than sixty connecting roads and lanes tra verse scenic attractions and undula tions, magically pleasant. The Macadamized highways, known In the South as pikes, have been gen erally reserved for strangers who are not acquainted with the Blue Grass region, while those familiar with it, ride to Shakertawn, Danville, Rich Third Row. ? W. S. Royster. Rev. E. C. Gammon, Rev. James I. Vance, D. D.. Rev. T. H. Rice, D. D.. Rev. Gilbert Glass, D. D., H. W. Pope. Fourth Row. ? Rev. John S. Lyons. D. D., Walter Williams, Rev. A. G. Jones, D. D., Charles D. Hurvey, Rev. J. W. Tyler, D. D., W. E. Doughty. Fifth Row. ? Rev. E. Hotchklw, Rev. R. O. Flynn, D. D., Rev. G. R. Butord. W. M. TENT. Chairman of Transportation ?ommit tee. mond, Harrodsburg, Frankfort and scores of other charming communities over the out-of-the-way roads that are usually kept in the very pink of con dition and furnish the most beautiful landscape. The Lexington Board of Commerce has recently completed information concerning these by-roads for general distribution and has inaugurated a campaign to acquaint the traveling public with the desirability of shipping their automobiles to Lexington for their summer vacation. However, Lex ington can be reached dircct by auto mobile over four national highways which converge in the Blue Grass capital. Lexington has been from Its earliest history and educational center. The University of Kentucky, Transylvania College, the oldest institution In the West, are both located here, together* with a number of well-known semi naries and private schools for girls. The public school system in Lexington is also first class and gets many fa vorable comments from visitors ca pable of Judging. Lexington Is exceedingly well pro vided with places of worship, there being twenty-eight churches. There is located at Lexington the Odd Fellows' Home, Knights of Py REV. W. A. HOPKINS, Assistant Pastor of First, Prssby tarian Church.