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Personals and Briefs.
Miss Emma Shelley, of Staunton, is
tbe guest of Mra. J. M. Quiaenberry.
Mr. Z. Shirley, of New Market, is
visiting Lis son, M". R. A. Shirlej.
Misses Mary and Sue Davidson are
in "Washington where tbey will spend
Colonel Robert Catlett is in Win?
chester attending tr:e meeting of the
Grand Lodge Knights of Pythias.
To-day is Abu "Wednesday and ihe
beginning of Lert. Easter Suud-iy
will be April 15;h.
Mr. E. L. Graham, of the firm of
Graham and Company, is in tbe North
purchasing spring poods tor bis firm.
TLe town clock now Las a shining
iDuntenancc. It6 face aiid bands have
received the att ntion of tLe painter,
and are now c ear and clean.
Mr. John D. Bowyer, a valued tm
pl ?yee of tbis office, has gone to Roan?
oke where Le has accepted a yositkn
with tbe Stone- Printing Company.
Mr. J. Eugene Weest hes moved his
family from this place to Cliftou Forge,
where tb(-y will make the'r fut'ire
home. They 1 ave many friends here
wLo iegret their departure.
Tbe Republicans of this, the Tenth
district, aili hold a convent on at
Buthana**, Botetourt county, April 3d,
for the purprse cf nominating a candi?
date lor Congress.
Misa Rosaline Tucker and Mies
Bruce Houston, of Lexington, were
an ong the dancers at a german given
by theHampdan-Sidney German Club,
at that place Thuisday night.
Washington's birthday was observed
here Thursday by the closing of th*
tanks and postoffice and the s~r-teu
rsion of academia exer j >e ai vVashing
tonanJ Lee . aiverbity and the Vir?
ginia Military Institute.
A bill permitting the cancellation
of tw o of the 110,000 bonds of the
Virginia Military Institute, issued to
gat money to rebuild the bui'dings
bumed by Hunter during the war, has
passed tbs Senate. The legislates is
simply taken to clear the title cf the
land on which the institute buildings
The fourth quat .erly meeting for
Cj lierctown circuit, M. E. Church,
Sout\ will be held at Elliott'e Hill
next Saturday and Shs day, March 3rd
and 4th. Rev. David Bash, presiding
elder, will j reach Saturnay at ll o'c'ock
ard hold the quarterly conference, and
he will also preach Sunday at ll
o'clock and administer the sacrament
o' the Lord's Supper.
At the celebration of tbe Washing?
ton Literary Society Thurtday night
beld in the University chapel, the
orator'**, medal was awarded to Mr. F.
C. Wilson, sn of Rev. G. A. Wilson,
of New Providence, and the dtrbator's
medal to Mr. B. Mercer Hartman, ol
Richmond, a brother of Dr. J, H.
Hai tmara, of Lexingtcu. Ur. Hart
insn's speech waa considered a fine
effort and he was the recipient of nany
tangra tula t'oiris.
Among ths appropriations made by
tie Legislature to tbe institutions of
tbe State is the sum cf $30,003 to the
Virginia Military Institutp, which in?
cludes the txve tea of the Board ot
Visit ore, *xcept as to the etpensps of
the Adjutant.General and Suj.e inten?
dant ot Publir*, luttruction, whoa-' ex?
panses r-hill be pad as provided by
law, and which shall also include io
pairs to buildings, and to forth.
Samuel B. Walker, Jr., General In?
surance Agent, desitet* to share his
profits with the efficient and faithful
fire department of Lexing'.on, and to
that end will give 10 per cent, of all
premium collections on new bunine**
written in the town of Lexington during
tbe months of February and March,
1900. His books will Ibe open to in?
spection of any one designated by the
-??? ? m -
The calling of the disciples and tte
baginn'.ng of the ministry wi 1 be the
special themes of "Tbe Lifo of tbe
Halter," by Dr. Watson ("Ian Ma?
claren''), in the Mai oh number of luo
Ci.ure's Magazine. Tbeie will be mere
of Mr. Linaon's beautiful illustrations,
ko th lu color aad ia black aad whits.
MEETING OF LEEJACKSON
At the January meeting of the Comp
committees were appointed to revise the
rolla of companies prepared by Veterans
J. P. Moore, W. F. Johnston, and J.
Scott Moora, and Mr. W. G. McDowell,
of all the soldier* from Rockbridge
county who served iu the Armies of
tbe Confederate Statea. Ua Thursday
last, Febraary 22d, ther.? was a meet?
ing of the Camp to receive thesa ro
ports of sub-committe98. As far as
practicable survivors of companies* were
assigned to do ibis work, au i etpeciall*.
Tha meetiug was held in tue Court
House, and a large number of veteran*
from all sections of th' ceuuty were
present. 7om*uanler J. Preston
Muare prisided. Chairman of coua
n.ilieei jrireseut'd their reports for
rat ilcuti in by Ue Camp. D. E. Moore
presented that of the First Rockbridge
Artillery; S. W. Wilson, 2d Rockbrid,'
Art-llery; John T. McKee Co. I, 4tj
Va., (College Company); J. Scott
Moore, Co. Ii, 4th Va., (Rockbridge
Grays); E. N. Boogbar, Co. H, 271
?7a., (Ko-.abridge Biflsa); J. P. Moore,
Co. G, 58 h Va; S. W. Paxton Co, ll,
52d Va.; J. Scott Mo ere, Co. G, Uth
Va., Cavalry; J. P. Moore, Ro.rkbr.dge
ti.nger.-; same, "Juuior R**erves."
Comp my H,'2lth Inf mtry,Co C, 14th
Cavalry, Co, K, 11th Va., Infantry.Co.
H, 14th Artillery and Co. C, 1st Va.,
Cava ry were re-committed for further
A cammitte9 ennsisring of J. P.
Mowo, W. T. Poague aid William A.
Auderaon was appointed to present,
'he rolls to the County Court lor re
Delegates were elected to tbe meet?
ing in Louisville. Ky., *f tho Grand
United Confederate Veterans, in May
next, as follows: S. H. Letcher, J. D.
H.Bobfi, William A A uleison. aad W.
C.Stuart, .. waddell, and J. P.
? ooie as al'emiten.
The following new members were
electel: Col. John A. Gib-iou, Capt.
C. C. Burks Jo.eph Lutz; James M
Hayslett, and J. Will -lackey.
At 2 o'clock the Camp a i jo urned for
Jinner at the Lexington. A special
dinner had been prepared by the
resident commander of the Camp for
ths country conara les. Tuere were
several invite 1 guests who were not
veterans, among tuena Dr. J. A. Q aales,
Rev. Thornton Whaling, Dr. li. P.
Hamill, Mr. W. G. MeDowel and John
l*. Welsh. Speeches wore made after
dinner by Dra. Quarles, Whaling and
Hamid, Col. Ros-:, William A. Auder
son and others.
The Camp adjourned to meet on
Saturday, March 29th, at which time
the election of officers will tak ? \ lac
DEATH OF FORMER RESIDENT.
Rev. John H. Wilkinson a former
resident of this county, died at his
home in Blair couuty, Pa., Tuesday,
February 20, 1000, in the 90th your ot
his age, Mr, Wilkinson waa born in
Rockbride county near Lexington and
was a brother of the late Dr. VT. A.
Wilkinson, ot Collierstown, Va , and S.
F. Wilkinson, of Oak Dale.
At the age of seventeen he went to
Bedford county, Pa,, where lin icsiiiled
until a few years before his death.
He joined the M. E. Church when a
young man and was for mauy years an
earnest and efficient preacher, and en
joyed the confiJence and esteem of all
who knew him.
In pursuance of a recent act i f th
legislature, all deed;* p escnted in the
clerk's office from tha lGth of February,
1900, will have to pay in addition to
tat cost of recording said dea^e, ihe
fee to the camm ssi<_ner of the rev, nue
of $1 each.
There ls moro Catarrh in thia S-MUon of
the country than ali other diseases pal to
gethor, and mi til tho last trw years wats sup?
posed to beinirurabi- , Keir ,, groat mau*'
yoars doctors prououncfii jt a local (li?eu?(*,
and preaeoribed local remedies, aiul i.v goa
stantly falling to t'uit) willi local treatment
pronounced lt Incurable telence has proven
catarrh to be a constitutional dleaase, ant'
therefore requires constitutional treatment.
Hall's Catarrh Cure, miuiufaerlnrird by Y. J
ChoneyA Co., Toledo, 0hio. is the only con
tltutional cure on the market, lt 13 taker
ntorually In doses from 10 drops t > 0 lena
poonful. It acts directly on thol.io.xl am.
muoous surfaces of the system. 1 n oy offei
one hundred dollars for any case II falls tc
cure. Bend for circulars and testimonials
Address, F. J.CHENEY &CO.,Toledo,0
Sold by Druggists,75c.
Hall's Family Filia are the best
LEANDER J. McCORMICK DEAD. J
Leander J. McCcrniisck, a member!
of the famoua harvester machinery tirm |
died of pneumonia nt the Virginia i
Hotel. Chicago, Tuesday, February 20
Lea-ider J McCormick w a ben at
8te l's Tat ern, Rockbrid .-e comly, Vu.,
mi 1819, ami was the son of Robed
.McCormick, the inventor of the reaper.
Ht inherited from Iii-* father, who f
was an inventor of rare ability, love
'or mechaires, and as early as 184*5 ha \
a one-third interest in the 75 reapin r
machines tha' wore built end eold by
thee e der McCormick. In 1847 Leand- r
McTormiok went to Cincinnati aud
there snaged with nis brother, the
late Cyrns H. McCormie-k; in the con?
duction of 100 machined. Removing
m the following year to Chicago, he
and his brother laid in 1819 the funda
dttion of the great industiy wiieh ia
wow conducted by the McCormick
Harvesting Machine Company.
The fire of 1871, however, destroyed
ill their pattern*, apparatus and stock.
At the same time Leander McCor?
mick's handsome residence at Rush
mid Ohio streets, on the present site
of the Virginia Hotel, was burned.
The brothers rebuilt their plants and
incorporated in 1879 under the namt
cf tho McCormick Harvesting Machine
Leander took entire charge of the I
ilia ufiiciuriig department of the
business and continued in that position J
down to the year 1879, whoa the con- ]
"iru w.ia incorporated undt-r itaprescn
ii tine. Ten your.* later he retiiod fiom
Mr. McCormick was an inventor
second only in rank to hiB father, and
during his long connection with the
manufacture of the reaper made many
voluble improvement in the machine.
Among these were the seat or st inp on
w ich a mun could ride and rake the
gra B fr om the platform to the gronud;
the application of a long arm over the
divider as a substitute lor the poai
that oiiginally supported the reel and
abstracted the free pis-age cf leaning
grain, and finally, tho loeition of a
scat for the drivel, who had O'ignally
ridden one of the hor<"ei. Hu wife
whom he married in 1845, was Miss
Henrietta Hamilton, daughter of John
Hauliltan, of near Wesley Chapel, this
coui.ty. Mrs. McCormick died a few
Mr. McCormick was 81 year-; old,
but, though, enfeebled by aavanced
a^e, and a.ling since the death of his
wife last Nove mter, he wns nut thon-ht
to be in a cri'ical condition.
Robert Hall McCormick anti Leau
der Hamilton McCormick, hit* two sur
riving sons, w?-re at his bedii ie at the
tun of his de dh. His ony daughter,
Wis. F. E. Gooducart, is absent in
Among Mr. McCormick's largo pro
pe-riies, which will aggregate about
$5,000,0a)0, were tqe following Chicago
buii iugs: Virginia H del, Vicroria
Ho el, Atlas bloc*, Roanoke building, (
Ely building, Cevlon building, McCor- i
mick block, Oxford building and the
East x building. He also hold exten?
sive mteresiB in Lake Fjrest, including
a fancy stock farm and summer resi- i
LEANDER MCCORMICK'S WILL.
Chirrago, February 23.?Leander J.
McCormick's will, which was filed in
the Probate Court tod-y, disposes of an
i slate sched.iled as being wcrth $4.
135,000, though *lr. McC.irmick's law?
yers aiid the iCtual value is not less
The wil), dated February 2, 1898,
pi divides that thc wife of the testator
shall be awarded her lawful share of
tho estate. This i* nulliiied, owing lu
the fact that pitt, McCoimics died
some timo ago. /
The estate ia left in truat to R. Hall
McCormick, who is nominated as execu?
tor of the will, It ie directed ihat the
property shall ne held ia trust for twen?
ty veais. Al the expiration of that time
it is to be diviJed equally between the
thi\c surviving heirs or their chil.lrsn,
pending which division each ?f the
bein' shall receive an annunily of $20,
000 Tha surviving heirs are R. Hall
McCormick, L**indar H, McCormick,
f Chicago, aud Mrs Nettie J. Good
hart, wife of F. E. Goodhart, of
Hadlow Castle, Kent, England.
The Court of Appeals has granted
an appeal ia the caae of tha Southern
U In ay Company vs. the Railroad
Co.!? missioner, in the suit growing out
of that road failing to make proper
cjn.ectiona at Strasburg, in Shenan?
doah countj. The papen in the case
havo been forwarded lo the clerk of
thc curt at Staunton.
TO CURE A .COLD in ONE DAY
Take Laxative Bromo Quinine Tathlete
All druggists refund the money if it
fails to cure. E. W. Grove's signature
ison each box. 25c.
sTews Gathered B
Believers in tho 'groundhog' superstition
ro constantly reminding acoffars of the
onclus!vo proof rogardiieg their belief, aa
ach continues tho cry, "Oh, for some fair,
unny land!" Tho farmers had begun
towing previous to this t-evero weath<*r, but
iow a pit-iiiii't'titin foi Um cherry Bvs^lds
xeluges outdoor mattera. Who does not
sallie, aa ht alts Ina comfortable rocker
eeforo a blazing hearth, surrounded by hie
nany lovod ones, and knowing tho content
if a guiltless conscience, the truth of those
ines of Whittier's iu his beautiful "Snow
'' What m ittor how the north wind raves,
What matter how tho night behaves!"
Tho general and much-abused topic of
?onversatlon, tho mighty and all-pervading
home, is?small-pox, and "nothing but"
auall-pox- Ita near approach effectually
rbscures and dlspola all other thoughts,
?louds even tho most sanguine naturo. Tho
tumorous reports, following each other in
apid succession, of this dread disease, re
nind ono forcibly of an April day?first sun
hlno and then shadow. In reality, all Is
icing dono that la possible to prevent its
ippoaraco In our midst. Tho schools havo
teen vaecinated and guards, Mesara, John
nd J. Hoffman Goodbar, placed at tho foot
if Big Hill and at Pine Ridge. No indlca
ions of email pox exist on thie side of tho
ii;,' Hill. Several cases of measles have
lervelope-d in thia neighborhood. Diseases
f various types seem to bc prevalent
hroughout the country. Vaccination of
nipils in the schools of this vicinity ia com
.ul.sory. Every child le required to bo vac?
illated before entering school ucxt fall.
.Sickness and trouble seem to have pos
ossed a spociai partiality for tho homo of
Ir. Litt Goodbar during this aenason. Early
ii the winter his daughter, Willie, suffered
linost unto doath with a severe attack of
li'-iiiu.mia, but owing to careful nursing
nd thc skillful treatment of tho attending
hysiclan, Dr. Reese Coleman, she recov
red. Last Filnay morning tho hearta of
lio foniily wore aoroly wounded when the
oui of tho little* three year old son, Hubert,
tok its flight to the ce.estial home after ho
ad sufferred untold agony for several daya.
Tho funeral was conducted laat Saturday
rornlng at tho Collierstown Presbyterian
harsh. To the bereaved parents many
iends extend tho doepest sympathy in their
reat loss of thc dear little brightener of the
We' regret to learn that Mr. C. T. Rogers
as been lil at hia homo Marmion, during
a- past few days. His many friends sin
rely taust ihat Providence may ensure his
During tho recent blizzard two popular
nd prominent young men of Collierstown
Isapperasid In tho direction of Alphin. Ow
ig to want of knowlodge as to quarantine;
lc, their friends became uneasy and de
ided to send the physician of tho neigh
orhood to ascertain the true eUto of
flairs. Having waited an indefinite length
f timo, they arrived at tho reasonable con
lu.sion that ho, too, had beeru quarantined,
ut. wo are happy to say, they were goon
li.\cd of their apprehensions, and fouad
icy had boen needlessly alarmed. O sus
ensc ! Thou tearcst at the very heart of
"Waa it cold up here Sunday ?" Well,
lard,' if you arc not a good fighter, don't
Misses Rosa and Resaio Swartz left Fri
ay for tliolr uncle's, Mr. J. C. Swartz, at
.lem, Va. We understand they will be ab?
ut soiuo time for tho purpose of studying
Mr. I), C. Burks ls working at night on
ccount of tho tllues8 of Mr. Stratton, at
lalcony Falls. Mr, Harry Burks ls working
ights here in place of 'Davy."
"O dem golden shiners I" tho C. & 0. left
londay, but somehow or other they were
ilver streaks at hast.
Tho 'deestrick' sohool closed Friday.
Ifs aro glad to note tho improved condl
ion of Mr. W. R. Hatcher, who has been
etfforing from stomach trouble for several
Mr. C. T. Mtilor, of Basic, waa ia this
ilace Monday on business.
Mr. H. J. McDaniel, of Natural Bridge,
hipped Monday another car load of line
lickory billots to the Virginia and North
'molina Wheel Company at Richmond,Va.1]
England lias plenty of money to spend to
ranis destroying life, but not ono copper to
?ive to extend Ufo. Look at tho Transvaal!
I li.ii em ulai ving India! J a kev.
The weather ls extromoly cold hore.
MissCarrlo Lambort ls vlbiting her aunt,
Mis. Campbell, at Staunton, where ahe will
rfMBd several weeks
Mr. Emmet Swartz returned home to-day
[rom Covington where ho haa been at work
ju the pulp mill.
.Mr. A< K. Mohler, ot Glasgow arrived her*
Saturday to spend several days with hie
parents. Plank Road.
Keep the system in perfect oi ?
? 'er by the occasional use of
Tutt's Liver Pills. They reg?
ulate the bowels and produce
A Vigorous Body.
For sick headache, malaria, bil?
iousness, constipation and kin?
dred diseases, an absolute cure
TUTT'S Liver PILLS
The Britiak casual ties in Sooth If ri
ca up to Suaday was 10,802 killoe
wouldst, sftd ss-ptursd,
1/1 /.a l/>/a
f Our F rle ads For
I.-union, February 27.?The War
< Mlice lins received the lolloping dis?
patch from Lord Roberts :
"Paarde borg, Feb. 27, 7:45 a. m.?
QeLeral Cnnje and ull of bia foree
capitulated unconditionally at daylight
and is now a prisoner of nay camp.
"I hope that Her Majesty'* Ge?**ern
n.eint will conaider thia eveat eatiafac
ory, occurring aa it does on the anni?
versary of Majuba."
London, Feb. 27, 0:25 p. m.?It is
now announced that Lord Roberts has
notified the War Office that the num?
ber of Boer prisoners approiisaates
4000, of which about 1150 are citizens
of the Orange Free State. The re?
mainder are citizana of the Tranavaal.
FEBSUAIiY IN BOEB HISTORY.
February 23,1854?Independence of
Oiaage Free State declared.
February 27, 1881?British defeat
at Majuba Hill by tbe Bows.
February 27,1884?Coo ventionsign
ed in London in which Great Britain's
suYerainty over the Transvaal wss te?
fl rioted to the control of the Repub?
lic's foiaign relations.
February 27, 1900?General Cronje
anrreneera to General Roberta at
The only hope for many weakly
It ia the
cure In all
Profuse, Irregular, .Scantyor Pain?
ful Menstruation, Falling of the
Womb, Leucorrhcea, Headache,
Backache and Nervousness. It is a
distinct remedy for the distinct ail?
ments culled "female troubles."
Those are the diseases for which it
should bo taken. Sj e? uottip nt
TRI BRADFIELD RECULATOR CO.. Atlanta.Q*.
Pl. ? | a. ia. a*l_ I
IN JACKSON'S MEMORY.
A bill was introduced in the Senate
Moadsy, which passed that body and
win* communicated to the House, to
iucorpoiate the Stonewall Jackson
iieiiinrial Amoeiati rn, which proposes
io purchaso the Chandler Hoa*e, near
Guinea Station, in Caroline county, in
which General Jrcckson died, together
wita the farm ou which the house is
located, and to preserve the building
as nearly aa oan be, in ita original form,
and to collect therein such furniture,
pot trait", boo .rs, manuscripts, and
or her relic* as -sore posse ised by him
or conneaited with his career.
The building is to be kept open
without chargs to vi-uts that may be
paid to it by any member of the asso?
ciation. The association is empewered
to solicit from individuals, corporations
ai*d Coufederate a aociutiona Buch
lora.ion* and gilts aa may bs made,
and bile i devices snd bequests as may
bt> Ielt to it, whether in money, books,
papers, portraits or other property.
And the association being entirely
dependent for the resources with which
to carry out ite object upon the liber?
ality oi admirers ol Ihe high character
of General Stonewall Jackson, aad of
the gi eut serv.ccs rendeied by him to
his country, it is provided that tha
names of a 1 persons contributing shall
e transcribed up-u a rscord-book,
and that the same shall be safely kept
muong the archives of tue association.
Among the corporators ar* Colonel
f W. T. Poague, Captain D. E. Moore,
and G. D. Letcher, ot Lexington.
A SCHOOL HOLIDAY.
Both bran bea of the Central Assem?
bly bave passed a resolution providing
that the public s. linois shall be closed
on Jure 3d of each year in honor of
the birthday of Jefferson Davis, lt
was at first proposed to make this date
a legal ho'iday but there w ra some ob
jistiajn on account et the large number
of holidays already created by law.
The resolution provides also tbat the
State offices abell be closed after 12
o'clock on June 3d.
Dr. Jno. H. Hartman announces tc
?ahe public of Lexington and RockbridgeE
County, that he has opened his Dents!
Office on Washington Street, in Uni
office of the late Dr. J. T. Wilson, anc
respectfully tenders his professions
services. He was formerly Assistan
Demonstrator of Prosthetic Dentistry
University College of Medicine De
monstrator of Operative Dentistry
Medical College of Virginia, and Den
tal Surgeon to Virginia Home for Ic
I oorablM. Richmond, Va.
Good Unlaundried Shirts, double back and-front,
Extra Unlaundried Shirts, all linen bosoms, made
in tbo best manner, 75 cents.
Tho Monarch Shirts, laundried or unlaundried,
$1.00, or three for $2.75. This is the best wearing
and fitting shirt made.
Good Neglige .shirts, with two collars, 50 cents
All styles of Linen Collars, two for 25 cento.
A great line of Suspenders, some of them the 40
and 50 cent sorts, all for 25 cents the pair.
Special lot of Men's Half Hose, in red, black, tan
and grey colors, three pairs for 25 cent*.
We pay special attention to Head* and Feet. New Hats and Shoes
coming in now.
graham & (jo.
Head and Feet Fitters
From now until after Court Day I will close out what
Cloaks and Capes I may have on hands at half price. If tbe
cloak or '-ape waa $5, it now goes for $2.50; if 910, it now
goes for $5. There never has been a chance to get such a
barg ain in a wrap in all my experience of winding up cloak
I am winding up my Shoe stock and am selling them at
half price also. Men's brogans, worth $1, for 50c; men's
fine shoes, worth $3, for $1.50; ladies' fine sho-**, worth ??3,
for $1.50. Many pairs have gone out in the past week to
deligh ed buyers. .Are you going to be among the doubters
until you have missed your chance to get a fit f
New spring fabrics.
I am now receiving and showing a beautiful linc of new
Hamburgs, Ginghams, Percales, White Good* and many
other new spring fabrics. Glad to show them to you.
?J. McD. p/mi
THE OWEN HARDWARE COMPANY.
We May Be a Little Late
But we want to sincerely thank our friends and customers for
their patronage and favors during ths past year, and to assure
them of oar appreciation.
We have just finished the job of taking stock and find that wo
have carried over some
Implements and Machines
from last season that we can give our customers a bargain in.
Remember that everything has advanced, and that wo can positive?
ly sell you implements now for lesi than they cost us on the mark?
et. We hate to make this sacrifice of goods but our space is
limited and we muat make room for a car-load of binders and
mowers in the next few months. If you aro needing anything
call and see what we have.
Don't forget the Vulcan and Lynchburg Plows which we are
selling for less than an Oliver Chilled, and guarantee you satisfac?
LECTURE BY DR. CURRELL.
Tho swond of the eorlea of entertainments
given hy the Teachera' Aaaoclatlon of Lynch ?
hurg was given last night at the Y. M. C. A.
and constated of a most admirable address
by Dr. W. S. Cunell, professor of Engliah
at Washington and Lee Univeralty, Lexing?
ton, Va. Dr. Currell'a aubject was "More
Heyond In Literature and Life."
Dr, Currell waa Introduced by Mr. F. 8.
lt Irk patrick In aa momt pleading and happy
manner. Dr. Currell really needa no intro*
ductlon to a Lynchburg audience. Thia ls
the teoond time he haa lectured In thia city
and he can alwaya be assured of a hearty
and cordial welcome.
In language simple and good old Anglo
Saxon, in diction pure, In thought forceful,
in expression lmpretsalve, the speaker Illus?
trated the progress made in literature aad
the possibilities still beyond. True literature
he stated, ls the artistic embodiment in
language of tho thoughts and emotions of
the soul, and the reason why aome readers
are read and reread la because they obtain a
eure grasp upon the eternal verities of na
ure, man, and God, In order to enrich our
experience lu these we must cultivate, first,
a stalwart Individuality; second, large re?
serve power; third, oneness of aim; fourth,
perseverance, persistence,?la other words
?tlck-at-lvenesn. Theete pointe were aptly
illustrated and were Immensely enjoyed by
the large audience.
It ia impossible to do justice to tho lecture
aa delivered. To appreciate it fully, one
maat hear lt. It waa a literary gem and a
literary treat. Dr. Currell has the ability to
express himself In a way that tells
If the Teachers' Association ts aa eucceea -
ful In the remaining entertainments as they
have been In thia one, their aucceeae aa an
established factor in the literary develop
meat and entertainment of the city ia as
Dr. Currell while In tho city ia the guest
of Mr. F. y. Kirkpatrick, corner of Harrison
and Pearl atreets.?Friday'a Lynehhsrg
PUTS FLESH ?>
JOHNSON'S DYSPEPSIA CURE
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Udii-i-.li:-! Ul i'.i S.omick tn* Kimi TrotiM**.
J??.Sl?riu of St Faa*, Minn . tayu: "I had
alway* he?ei thin nail e'.itae-.'t.-tl appetite (texxl.
but laxfl t',: ! i. i accra to Mariah me ?ntl hat!
never fo.r.i.i injrll'.laj to do mt tnt -jood until I
-ommrtio-i e?? ra'.. , hatoa'1 Oratpepria Cure.
Hare now t^rrn i ,:?.'? if it two i onthi, hav.
fAineA fm?,*,\ roun*? rtti I .tm at ll I .TeaMn-f. Tt
faa wotv.ar'ttl mc ,; |:,p I r at- RI 1 ti '?.???
penola.-' Lj ? I 3 ic. I Oe, V. ir**" r*
McCr-m Drug Co.
STATE DEMOCRATIC COMMIT?
TEE TO MEET MARCH 2.
Ct airman EUyam Lae called a meet?
ing of the St ite Democratic Committee
to be held at the Jeflerson Hotel in
Richmond on next Friday night, March
2nd. Ths tum and place for tie Stat*
Contention w.ll be fixed. It a thought
tbe convention will go ta Norfolk. Th*
convection will probably be held in
the latter part of April in order to give
some exprea-ion concerning the pro
pr paaition ia to be v.ted upon tba
fourth Thursday ia May.
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