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BARGAINS IN SECOND-HAND Uptight Pianos Thone pim.tis were taken iu ex ? ?luuige < a* part pav) fe>r un Ar? tistic Stieft or a Matclile-ss Shaw. I hey are as Rtwd as new anel in perfect e*onelitiou. I'riceei fremi $100 up. If jon want a bargain in a piano, write us texlay for 'leseriptie>u. prices ami terms. Chas. M. Stieff Factory Wareroom*., No. Titi Main Street C. W. Whitmore, Manager LYNCHbUKG VA. Valuable Pippin Orchard for Sale 900 aeres of tho tinrst fruit or Hi< ricu lt u ra I Intnl. 1.660 bearicg tipple trees. 2 four room elwellings. Fine water, plenty timber. PRICE, 120,000 Also fine tipple orchard ol 100 acre's live* mile's from railroad sta tion over Rood roads. 1.800 heariiu* apple trees, 1 ooo pippina. .'.Kl (1 rimes (solden anti reel ap pies. Trice, 16,600. For further information, see WINO PT RT J) eft HARRELL, ll ian iilte. Va Why Buy Bread From Northern Cities When You Can Get Fresh Bread Made At Home? FIRST Cl ASS IN EVERY PARTICULAR FULL LINE OF DOUGH? NUTS, CREAM PUFFS, -ALL KINDS OF CAKES, HOME-MADE CANDIES, FRUITS, ETC. (?ive me a call. Satistied custom follows. R. J. KENNEDY, NELSON ST. LEXINGTON.VA FURNITURE With a gooe! line e?( cheap meei ium ami tine Furniture we are iu ?*. position to meet jour needs. We shall einleavor ten please in Quality, Pries anil Prompt Ser -ice. Somethiu-' for the Hall, Parlor Bedroom Dening Room and Kitchen ('onie in ai 1 let as show iou UNDER r AKIKG Our uuelertakin-/ departm-Mit ic eonduote'el iu a manner that wlil prove Loth irmonnHii in Prion. Prompt ami Satisfactory Ser rico. Varner, Pole & Co. Tba Malu Strent.Furniture People, Pay Pu.iiie|iH. Nieful anel Sumlav Put>ne. 18'J ..REST ANO HEALTH TO MOTHER AND CHUB., Mas. Wixmovv's Shhtiunii Shut ha. lu - ?; ased for over SIXTY VKARSliy MILLIONS .4 MOTHKKS lor their CUll.OKKN Wll|l.l< TKKTHINO. with I'HKIECT Si;CCl>S. ll HOOT11KS Mic Cllll.lt, BOFTRNH Ihe CUMS. ALLAYS all l'AIN ; CURICS WINI) CCS.IC, anti ia thc best mildly tnt LUAKKHU \. lt IS t.t> solute ly harmless. Bc sure snd a..t for "Mra Winslow's Soothing Syrup," sad lake na uUbcI siud. Twenty-live cents a ballia. BOOKSHELF FOR MOTHER. Any Boy Handy at Carp.nt.ring Can De lt and Walt For Chriatmaa. Ia almost every household Ult.- I* tirrill... oue who ls handy v Uh tools, nays the American Agrleulturlst. To prove Its assertion lt prints the follow lng story hy Jumps B. linnetin and n picture that shows tbe result of painstaking effort. A leere.ke ll sf lill''.' enough to hold 100 hooks ls an adornment to tiny house? hold, and th*' youngster who ls cat tag enough lo gut hot in sumo nico lilts of pino meet erne, thou tackle t_a tool box lti Hie burn will be sure to have something extra from mother lu his Christ mas stocking. Hero ure the rules to follow: lu the use of all edge tools. If you would avoid cracks and splitting, be patient and do not attempt to remove wood too rapidly, i.ltli.nigh the toola should be always kept with perfectly sharp edges. There ls BUM?I marking out to do, uud as this must he accu? rately dune ii gooil sharp paaell ahould always be ut head. In sandpapering lt is host to wrap the paper around a Mock, ns the result ls. more uniform thea when tho paper is supported by Hie hand ekma The three shelves, wk?iI arc identl eal In every particular, should bo smoothly finished, giving particular attention to the ends, us these are visible through the side strips. In or? der to Ht around tlie four corners of the uprights, tho four corners of these must he not.'hcd out. Those uprights, after having bam cut to length, smoothly finished and the corners rubbed down very lightly with sand paper, should have the lo.atlon of the shelves marked ..n them and then have tho huies bored for the screws. From half Inch wood cut out four ?rackets of such a length as to flt closely between the two upright* of oa.h end. Bli little sl.'u- strips, meas? uring one-fourth by ono lack, are re tiuireil. whielii should be flat on top and pointed at their emin. In assembling make a hole in the corner of each shelf and carefully try ___3 J A PKESFNT ANY BOT CAN -ASE FOR MOTHKR. the screws so as to make sure that tlioy will not spilt .ka shelf when driven liome. Place the brackets in position and secure them by glue and ii small wire nail nt two of the comers. In attach? ing the side strips use mills with large ornamental heads in the desired llnish To conceal the hoads of tile screws in front similar nails should be driven iu as close to the screws as possible and directly above them, if preferred wooden huttons may be set over tho head of each screw mid held hy moans of glue. In order to hang tlMM shelves a small hole should be liored in the upper ends of oa.h of the ba. k uprights. These shelves require the following lillies of dressed luuihor: Tho shelves three pieces 1 by 9% by 37V-.:; back up? rights, two pieces 1 by 2 hy [io; front uprights, two pieces 1 by 2 hy M%; side strips, six pieces '4 by 1 by 2-Vfr. Poultry Pickings. Eggs should be graded aud the small mid ill shaped used for cooking pur? poses. None but the brightest and best should be placed upon tbe market or used for incubation. I'lgeons are becoming more popular and game birds are getting scarce l'lgoous require very little at teat Um when preparations ure made for them Sipiub raising is profitable when fol lowed Intelligently. Why not try ti few pigeons? Great care ls necessary In collecting eggs Intended for Intubation. Tb? I potiltryuiun should always know Un j parents of the offspring, mid for this reason a record should he kept of both j hens and cockerel. This ls the only I woy to breed good fowls. Beginners nt poultry keeping tend |3 | overfeed their chickens during the win 1 ter?too much grain and too little uni [ mal food and green food. Fowls re quire each of theso three kinds of tomi | nil the year round In order to keep In ; vigorous health, and If they are over 1 fed or underfed with either one there ls apt to be a loss in vitality that shows I Itself la diminished egg product-loo. LOADED SILKS. Tho Way the Fabric la Adulterated to Increase Its Weight. If pmrtei ly li:inilli*el silk ls the* strong e*st and must durr, tile* of nil textile mn laffan**, hill the* ?-:irie>iis preteens**!* of niaiiiifiietnrc tluit re'inuve* ininti of the nu tu nil 1*11111 t'liuaa* it to lose pto larg** un niiiiMiiii eif Its weight flint unscrup? ulous dyers nml manufacturers report to "loading." dipping ttl** thrown silk Into n solution nf blclilorlele* of tin Koine lire mil contuit with restoring the original weight nf the raw silk, but h>.id" || until Its weight ls multiplied ihree or fe.ur fold This operation Hulkes the* skein* more vuluable. but li ss alf Sf a the dun-blUty of the dla mellis Stretching the thre-.ie1s to their elna ile limit, se, thnt n given welcht will wen e n ?'renter numtier of ynrds, and steaming tn nive the mnterlnl an un ?wit ural luster ure othor processe*** thiel preeve profit ti Isl*- to miinufncturers. but costly to the consumers anil thnt cause innny people to regal d silk as an un eertnln anil t reiieherous fnlirlc. with an Inexplicable* te*neleni*y to spilt, crack nnd fall lum holes, even thou ch pack ed away In drnwera or hanging up. The use of cheap inferior and de struct Ive elves ls another practice eepially injurious and perhnps stile more common.?London Family Her aid. Escaped the Bullet*. Dr. James Craik, who was *Vasbing ton's family physician, was with the Father of His Country in the expe? dition against the French and Indiana In I7RM. nnil the next year he attended General Braddock in lils fatal cam? paigning. Fifteen yenrs later, while exploring wild lands In the western districts of Vlrglnln. Dr. Craik en cesuutcred ii band of Indians led by an nge?d chief, who Informed the physi? cian through an Interpreter that he hail made ? long Journey to sec Colo? nel Washington, at whom lu the battle of Monongahela lie bud fired bis rifle fifteen tlme?s nnil oreler**! all his young men to elo the same. In fnct. Wash? ington bael two horses killed under him that tiny, aud lils cont was pierced willi four bullets, yet he left the battle? field unscratched. A Chemical Experiment. When the* genial Quaker. Isaac T. Supper, met n boy wltb a dirty thea or hands he would stop him nnd in r*uire If he ever studied chemistry. Tue boy. with a wondering stare, would nnsw r, "No." "Weil. then. I will teach thee how to iverform a curious chemical experi? ment." aalt] Friend IIo|t|>er. "Go home*, take :i piece of soap, put it in water nnii rub lt briskly on thy hands and face. Thou hast no ide*n what a beautiful fn>th lt will make and how uni. b whiter thy skin will be. That's a chemical experiment. 1 advise thee to try lt."?Life of Isaac T. Hopper. A Diplomatic Satire. The king of Mndngao, being engaged in a ellsputc with the king of Borne gas.ar, wrote him aa follows: "Baton iiroceeellng further lu this mutter 1 eieuiauil the recull of your minister fri un my capital." 0 fna tl J enraged by this im**os?lblc demand, the king of Itoriiegascar re? plied: "1 shall not ratall my minister Moree.ver. If you do neil iumiitliately re'tra. t your demand 1 shall withdraw ion " This threat so territlcd the kins of ?ladagao that In hastening lo coinply De fell over his etwn feet. I.ri'itking tbe Third e'eiiiiiuiinilmcnt.- From "The e'o! lected Works ot' Ambros** Bierce.*' Why He Didn't Shoot. "My di;.ir." remarked Mr. Goodman aa lie sour, lied for the lost collar stn.l. "I better* you were right when you said there was h burglar In the house last night." "Why tie. you think set?" she asked. "We'll." he said aa he found the missing stud by stepping upon it with his stoe kinged feet. -'I left a genni deal of money la my pockets when 1 went lo be'tl anel there's none there now." "It's all your own fault," she re plled. -You might to huve got up and shot the wretch. If you had b**en braver ye a wouldn't have lost the money." "Yes," saiel e'oodman meelitutlvely. "but if I'd shot the burglar Iel be a widower now!"?New York Mail. Beyond the Law. When Fin -mer Fatrweight came to London on a flying visit be dise-overeel many things-that buses could go without horses, that you could walk for a whole hour without striking a field or an acquaintance and finally that you couldn't hit a policeman sim? ply bscaasc hs compels you to move out of otber people's way. As he was teeing taken to the sta? tion In* iniitiired whnt the policeman tntenele-d doing with him. "You'll lint! ont soem enough." said the policeman grimly?"seven days probably." "Seven days! Ah. that's where I have ye. old blueltottle!" chuckled the farmer triumphantly, producing the return half of his ticket. "I've got to go back on Monduy!"?Answer-a An Emphatio Answer Editor?Why elo you shout so? Preacher?T*iose are wy Halloa.?St Louis Post-till-patch. CotS'fSt lss??nf.*?s- ?*?*' RfVftiiie., Ker^a. Creck T'-"?tr?e*t T Vi*rnKv ?*. in ri oi in co rn'"''' R fi dic'it'* *<*>*- rTrntn'-sciot'"* r?f the !?*>*?. lento-, f"** T\err'<5 Cre-eptr TV ???alfi'. ?wH. jst.^1 to the action of the TVmcteratir I primary. A. S. HAMILTON. ' May 17-3mos.. Commissioner of Revenue, Natural Bridge District I bereby aakoaaee myself a can didate for t'oinmissioner of the Rev? enue for Natara] Bridge District, subject to the action of the Demo eratic primary. 1 earnestly solicit the support of the voters of tho dis trict and promise, if elected, to faithfully discharge the duties con? nected with the ?Bee. Respectful1}', WILLO HA HR IS. April -J tf. Commissioner of Revenue, Natur.ii Brid_e IHsntrict To My Friends and Voters: I hereby announce myself a can? didate fur Connnissioner of Rovenue for Natural Bridge District, subject to the action of the Democratic pii marv lo lie held Sept. 7th. 1911. May _'4t. p. \V. \V. RICK. Common-wealth's Attorney I hereby announce myself a can? didate for re-election to the office Ol Common wealth's AttuRnkv ok RoCK criim.k (Hi ntv. subject to the Demo? cratic primary. I). E. MOORK. March Iii-11-tf. For County Clerk To the Voters ol I-lock bridge County: I respectfully annonce myself a candidate fur re election to the of tice Of COUNTY Cl.KKK OK Hi c K li lt IIK1K County, subject to the action of the Democratic primary. A. T. SHIELDS. Marci, 15-11-tf. Commissioner of Revenue I.i:\ixuton. Va. , March lo. ll Yielding lo tilt solicitation of many voters in lexington. I beret*.) announce myself a candidate for Commissioner of the Revenue foi Le xi n ob rn District, subject to the iction of the Democratic primarv. .1. \V. McCL-NG. Marc!. 15-11-tf. Commissioner ot Revenue 1 announce myself a candidate for OomMiasiowsa ok thi Rk\kmk for LbxINiITON District, subject to the ictii n cf tLe Lemocratic primarv. T. M. WADK March 22 tf. Announcement for Sheriff I hereby announce myself a lan didate for re-election to the office ol SHERIFF ok RccKHRtiM.K County. subject to the Democratic prim.arv. H. L. MORRIS! IN. March SIT.Sm. Announcement for Sheriff I hereby announce myself as u candidate for SHERIFF o# Ko. k hriikik Coi'ntv, subject to the action nf the Democratic primary. .JOHN M. D', i. March 8-11-tf. For House of Delegates To the Democratic Voters of Hock bridge County and City ol Buena Vista 1 hereby announce myself a can iidate for re-election to the Doust ol Delegates ol Virginia for tin County of Rockbridge and City o I.nena Vista, subject to the Demo eratic primary lU'CH A. WHITE. April 12 11-tf. For House of Delegates To the Voters of Hath. Highland anc Roekhridge Counties and tin City of Buena Vista: I take this means of announcing iLat 1 am a candidate for re-eleetioi to the House of Delegates of Vir Kiola for the district composed o Hath, Highland and Hockhridgi Cou atlee, and the City of Buen; Vista. Subject to the Democratii primarv. JOHN W. STEPHENSON, Warm Springs, Bath Co., Va. April 12-11-tf. FOR HOUSE OF DELEGATE! At the earnest request of man citizens from every section of th county 1 hereby announce myself candidate for election to the Nous leif Delegates from Rockbridge Couti ty and City of Buena Vista, snbjec j to the action of the Democratic pri marv. J- H. GLASGOW. April 19-tf. _ For House of Delegates At the request of my friends t permit them lo use my name as candidate for the House of Delegate ia the next Legislature. 1 beg leav 'o reply, if it is the will of the au jority of the cit zens of Rook brides 1 will endeavor to serve tivauj. to th nest of any ability 1 may hav* laater 1 will gi ve nu- i pinionain a lei ter to the press ot- all question*, no. nefore llie pub c .ni soma other >. Iii. h my obj?Tvat'on '^'S tau uh mo should be ,-. .uno... i at thi imo. l(l'.s,ii,'-l W. (.. ..iv'-'-\\'..:iI.I_ April _6 tf. I K< r Supervisor, Natural l'rld_ District At the urgent request of man voters, 1 announce tn\s If a emapj date for the Democratii' ii. uni Batta j for Supervisor of Natural Rr Mgr ! District, subjectto the ,u iini'tki i Democratic primary. .? W. E. L. STAB., | April 19-11-tf. ? 5emi=Annual Shoe Sale Special lot Ladies' Ox- dj fords worth up to $5.00, * Lot Hen's, and Boys' Ox? fords worth up to $4.00, Lot Children's Slippers worth up to $2.00 Ladies' Silk Stockings, all colors .... Lot Ladies' Oxfords . . Mens' Pure Silk 50c. Sox . 1.98 1.50 .98 .49 .98 .25 BARGAINS IN MILLINERY Ladies' Trimmed Hats 49c. up BIO BARGAINS IN EVERY DEPARTMENT WEINBERGS ' x-k. -r^%^vtr^^~f*i)r*99' afc; i?T^T^F .tf'V -.**.-. XCbtZ'' '?Vf*?**.'" THE BLACKSTONE SCHOOL FOR GIRLS Ila.-' smc. ISM ?riv. a "Thorough Instruc.lon under positively Christian iitflue-nces at the lowest possible cost." R'-.SI LT: It ,to-day sith it*, f.-i.ultv cf 32. :, boarding patronage of 328, lUBtudenl body ol 400, and it- plant wort), (140 Till LEADING TRAINING SCHOOL FOR <;IRLS IN VIRGINIA USO pays all oli.'ii-L".' roe the year, iariudins* table board, roon, litihts. bearii neat, laundry, medic*! attention, physical culture, ami tuition in allaubjeeta fccept musK ana elocution. For ntatoarie sod application blank ad dress, BLACKSTONE FEMALE INSTITUTE, Blackstone. Va. J AS. CANNON. Jr.. M. A. 1 TIIOS. R. REEVES, n. A. , A8SOlla,e Principals. Bank of Rockbridge Capital $65,000.00 Surplus $40,000.00 This bank takes special interest in the young men of tho county anil town, tin el in? vites them to form business connection with it. PATRONIZE THE j Peoples National Bank i; OF LEXINGTON, VA. 8 We provide an absolutely safe place for you to deposit you - money. Honey in this Bank is safe ; money about the house is easily st, nml more easily spent. Whatever spate change ron hare is enonnh to open a t'ank Oj a account?* no need to trait until yon have several dollars. s! J_ AU Kinds oi Vehicles *\e have some NOBBY Buries and Runabouts tt. \ tor the Spline' Trade. \~/ Try s Rubber Tire f%r^^ ES E. HECK Surreys, Harness. Robes, Whips, etc. OPPOSITE BAPTIST CHURCH LEXINGTON, VA.