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RS. BRUCK. President. TELEPHONE 75 T. S. BERWELL, Treasurer.
WM. R. KENNEDY. vice-President. E_ S. SHIELDS, Secretary. Rockbridge Realty Corporation OFFICE: FIRST NATIONAL BANK BUILDING, MAIN ST. LEXINGTON .... VIRGINIA Desirable Farms and Town Property for sale. Located tn Lexington, Va., Rockbridge and other Counties. HISTORIC LEXINGTON: A center of education and culture, seat of Washington and Lee University and the Virginia Military Institut*. The one enjoys the unique distinction of having been endowed by George Washington and administered by Robert E. I?*; the other, often called the "West Point of the South,"* is rich in the memories of '"Stonewall" Jackson. Excellent High School. Tour strong Ranks, live white and two colored Churches, two Railroads, a population of 4,000, including nearly 1,i?k> young men at the two institutions. Nearly l,2oo feet above sea-level, healthful and invigorating climate, average summer temperature TU degrees, low cost of living, on the National Highway from New York to Atlanta. ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY: Situated in a picturesque valley between the Allegheny and Blue Ridge Mountains, being a portion of the famed Shenaadoah Valley of Virginia, and about one hundred and fifty miles from Washington City. Good farming lands, stock raising, blue grass, tine fruit, excellent springs. Thrifty people, flourishing schools, numerous churches, good roads, equable climate, attractive summer resorts, including Natural Bridge, Rockbridge Alum Springs, Goshen Pass. Rockbridge Baths and Wilson's Springs. All properties listed with us are widely advertised withou^ cost to owner, whether we make sale or not. We are in touch with leading Real Estate firms in all parts of the State, and if we haven't what you desire, write to us and we will supply your wants. 50 Farms $850 to $20,000 30 Residences $500 to $10,000 40 Lots $110 to $1,600. Business Properties,Stocks of Herchandise, Tim? ber Tracts, Flouring Hills, Bearing Orchards. HUSTLING IN THE PEAS. On Progretieve Firmi the Traction Engine Hauls Thain to the Cannery. Not the smallest part nf the labor connected with ralsinj; pens for t!:e cannery is Rotting thc crop to tiie fac? tory. The ordinary way, of course. ls thc wagon. Hut where groat r.uantl tiea are canned pens are shipped dl JOT BID* rom PEA YIKES. rect to tho factory located nt a con? venient point. Tiie plot fire above jr! vosi ;iii idea of bow the traction engine, which on Milne farms st innis idle most of the your, can be pot to good uso as an auxiliary lo tho work of moving un hiilli'.l vines. 1114 I 11 I'll I I'l 11 III Take your oldest son into part- -r nership with you and let eome> T of tha responsibility of manag- J. ing the farm fall upon his shoul- *? ders. This will please him, and *? if he ia an ambitiowa, indus- -j trious boy he will ac-elerate hi* T interest and pride in the work J. of the farm. But do not forget y that partnership means that your son ia to share the profits as well as the responsibility. Without the profits his interest ill hardly increase. ..rr.. ...... ,.., , lill, il 1 I lilli. To Escape Appendicitis. A simple way ti. prevent appendi? citis wan r.N-fiitly des. ribed liv a well known piiysie-luii. Ev.-ry night audi morning, he advised, g.i y.iur knees, l>eiid tmr-kward until you sit on ymir beelu, und at tba sn nie time band the upper |>urt af your body forward aa far as possible. l>o this six to ten tluies Yon may vary the exercise hy Utan.lill),' with heels together and brea pointing straight forward mid then Stooping into a sit lim; |M)sture uutl] the knees tonell the eliest. Do this also .six ur eight linn.s slowly. Th? effert ls to stir up the intestines irj tbe neighborhood of ihe veriniforii. appendix nud to keep lt free from lin obstruction which is the primary caus*. of appendicitis. Iroiidoii Answers. The Parseea of India. It whs at a point near the ancient city of Surat Unit tiie PenMwI first landed in India when driven out ol Persia hy their Mohammedan ooiiefjuer ors eleven centuri.'s ago. Kew things ore more remarkable thun the manuel In which this small community has re? tained Hs religion and racial charac? teristics unchanged during that lona, period. The pei-iilinr style of head? dress Won hy the Parsecs ls said to have btw* in:ule compulsory by the Hindu king of India wben the Parsecs first obtained refuge in that country, and- they have used lt ever since. To? day the Parsecs are the lending rom a??rclal nulUiu of Iudia. A Vanished Island. Volcanic |*lands have frequently ap l*e*tire*el eetiel dUiip|*t*ur*?d lei tbe various oe-i'ans. A l'rltlsh man-of-war anno was salural' nour Wattie rael! nu event took place, anti tts new liael n itianceT to witness that .*s.*ltlt?m neon occur? rence, the birth e.f nu Island. As soon as It WU [Hisslble the Hritlsh <-iii>tuln lnndi*el and formally anne-ieel tin* now lnnil lei the* British empire. Tlieti he hoisted "ie union Jack nnd sailed away. Hf expeeted tel lie' knighted foi his enterprise, tint when another ship was neut out to take a Ii_n>k "t the ls lanel and ri*t?.>rt ui*iiii Its avallWblllty as a navnl (veist for **eii>|>lyln*^ patwlas ships the* new found island had van Uh.-il entirely. A Great Old Man. On* Henry Jenkins died in England lie. S. l?70. nt the alleged age eif UKI years. Ile* ts said to have been a fisher man for ll" y.-nrs. Though ba could neither read Dor write, lils reach of memory wan *-?' h that he would e-alni ly give evldene-e in ?min in matter* e whl.h bbl memory went hack 120 anel 140 year- An a liol tl*' is said le. lia vc taken a horse toad of .irr*>ws to .\e.rth allerton tn lie t.-rwaidetl nut III in tillie for the- buttle of I'leielileii. At tile age ..f k?i years In- anet t" swim a wide stream in Yorkshire with ens.*. He ! live-d until four years after the great tiri' of I.oiielon. was poor all bis life. I mt siit>*-i-ieil iheerfully br thatching ami salmon tithing. How to Stop Swea.-lng. \Vhe!i SI: Richard Hawkins' ahtp, the* Dainty, was off the lJulina coast lt taught tire- and Intel a narrow es rape from destruction. Thai ac qua!, aa told by Joiia Barnett lu uFlB*htlng t Aelmirals." was e?urinus: "The men ? tliauki'd God for their eleliverain e uml as a mark of gratitude tunk ih* lesion 'ei ba i;ls!i swearing from the little fleet. Hy -fen era I e*o*Ment it was ?ir ' elalned thai ? palmer, eir ferrule. shoald lie .arri.-il by ai.y one irbo was taken with an oath' and that he should (rive tiie in-.' who swore a . stroke* witti lt. At tin- end of the elay he wim bad tin* ferrule rt elveel three strokes fr.,ni the captain or fie' nias ter. Within three* elays there was no more ? wea ring aboard tho shirs*" The Governess' Paradise. Any Enaibsb gn\ei-iii*ss m?y do worse than go tn Majorca If the case mentioned by Mrs. Mary Stuart Boyd i la 'The Fortunate Isles"' ran be takeu ns typical. "She will ne*f Rot a large 1 salary." she says, -for money has a 1 higher value Iii Miijona than lu Brit' ' ain. but she will lie tre*ated like a i prince's*. | know of one case where a ( ralina family, who bad engaged an ( English t,',,viTness. went to the trouble nnd expenae ?t harln**; a beti roe mi spe? cially dee**orated bbs furnished for her. after a high art chiimlier pictured in j the Stu.II...' that the e spiv ted guest | might tori mon* at home than If her ? room hail beta ntte*ii up In the natlt-e fashion " A Different Errand. "Mlsis Wombat s.*e?ptod mo last , night." ' "I supposn you ?re around todnv re? : eelvliiK congratulations''" "No; I'm nrountl trying to borrow 1 S'JOO to buy a ring." Kansas City Journal. Smothered Genlua. Oenlus uuexerrWd kt no more genltta than a bushel of aeorua w u forest of naka Don't Read This Often. "flt, mister," culled tbe driver of a huge dray, "will you kindly hold my h.ess' bend for nie while 1 get down?" Tile pailestrian hesitated. ??Well. I'll do my l>e*t," lie observed, approaching gingerly, ?though I don't know much about horses. Kr?which oue shull I hold?" "The off 'un." replied the driver. "Dear nie: Poor thing!'' exclaimed the pedestrian. "1>>> you mean thia sud lo. .king ono?" "No, 1 dont!" cried the driver. "I said the off 'un. didn't IV "Yes. I know you .lid," replied tha pedestrian testily, "but as 1 wasn't at his parents' funeral bow tbe dickens sm I t'> guess whl.h is the orphau'r" I.ondon Answers. Th* Word "Hiccough.** The spelling "liicciugb" ls recent, being; a combination of the syllables "hie" and the latter term of "cough." which ls with.,nit either physlol.>gl.-al or etymological baals. The pronuu. la tlon, with perhaps the rarest excep ?OOO, ls still tho) of the older form "hiccup," enrller given vuriously as "lil. killi." "hlckiipsn: -l.up." "hli-khop" ' hlckeook." "hlchcoe-k" aud "hi.kett " with quasi MlDi?Isblog sulllxes o.-k. et. but the "hick." a syllable aptly ex [ll l1 fl IO of the v|,;iH!n<ril|.' sr.und pru du.'ed by thee conditions giving rise lo the poi?ealar disturbance, is found lu all references tu th.i-in of ttl.- term fo whl.h the writer lias been able to obtain. Tbe lorin vingiiltus ls rarely Hird More people, iiieii and womer, ar suffering- fioiu kidney ami bimble; trouble than ever before., sud each Teal iLoie of them turn for quick relief am' perinHUMtil beaeflt to Foley's Killuc Remedy, which has proven Itself to l>. one cf the ii ott effective remedies foi kidney and bladder ailment*, timi Iii.' medical s??ooee Ima devised. B. H. (jorrtll. A QuIoK Spender. Tiberius at bis death left $118,125, 000, which Cullculli spent tn less than tee mont?ri. Do not allow your kidney and blad? der trouble to develop *>??/?ad the reach of medicine. Take Foley Kidney Pills. Tbey give ipiic.k results and stop Irregu latltieo with 0? rprto?kg promptness. lt. H. (.oneil. A Good Big Figure. "You'd never accuse Miss Million of having her fortune tn lier fnceV" "Nev er. lt's plainly In her figure." Fole\ Kidney Pills* wi I check tho pro gross of your kidney anil bKilder tum Ide ami heal by removing; the cause Try tbeiu. Il- H. Correll. Virginia Polytechnic Institute BLACKSBLKQ, VA. Dor roe connies In Agriculture, Hort! culture, Applied ('hem isl ry. Applied i leology. < i vii, Mining, Mechanical and Kle triofcl Knglneerlng, Metallurgy and Metallography. Sixty four Instructors, | Thoroughly Kqulpped Mhops, Labara tories au.l Hains. Ht.'inn dentin.' and . lectrlc Mg'ts In dorinitorles. Library 12,000 volumes. Ka m of I ..Ot acres. School of Agricultural Apprentices. if?BO Vear Course for Young Fanners.) Total cost of ser-hli.ii of nine months, including tuition and ether Tees, boan', wnsiiing. uniforins, meillcitl attendance, etc., $283 85. Coot to Virginia stu .lents, $233.85. The next pension opens Wednesday, September aoth, 1911. PaclB. Bakrinoer, M. IX, LL. D., President. Write for oat_logue. A GOOD WIRE STRETCHER. rtaniy Little Homemade Instrument That Saves Troul le. (ino of tin* most simple* and effective bnrt***d wire stretchers may lie made 'rom an ordinary weioel lever at*out three feet loug. At alieiut eight in. hes from "iu* end a small iron plate is fas? tened to one edge of tbe lever, says tbe Orange Judd Farmer. This bas a slot Into which tbe wire fatal sllpft. A notch ls also cut iu the A.TOIPS ALI. CDT FINOSKS. lever at thnt point. The method of using is clearly shown In illustration, anel ns the lever ls drawn arouiiel the ?nest the wire cnn l?* brought up tight? ly for stapling with slight effeirt. Alv ays Have P'enty of Herba. No garelen can bo COOlllatirsjd com? plete that does not include' a gtxtdly varle'ty of herbs, fetr nothing can quite till their pince in the.housoholtl. The sei'els of annual sorts slioulei be kowii early, but the perennial varieties (and many of the bc*4 aro that! the* sc.ils sown tn midsummer will pro eluco strong plants that may lye freely em from the following year. Make* the soil rich, mellow nnd flue before sowing the s'i'd. Wileen the seed Ing plants nre largo enough they may In* transplanted t*? tho border bt*eis, or the fence row. where they can grow undisturbed year after year The leavens sbouhl be cut when fully grown find before the plant bliiota** choosing a clear dry day for the wor**. Sprc-id in a cool shady room to i'.tj. as drying In tho sun or by tin* tire spoils both color ami flavor. l-M-1 1-H-I-I-H-l-I M-l-1-'-I-1-l-l-M-l-r THE DAIRYMAN WHO READS. -? Th* most auccessful dairyman ?? at th* present time is th* one who reads and Weeps abreast with the moat modern methods. Information by word of mouth la too alow, and any one following th* way* of his ancestors in *' dairying will be distanced in the chaae. The dairyman who reads get* out of the ruta; he usea bet? ter sire* and as a reault haa cowa that will male* nearly 4 double th* butter; ha also feeds * more intelligently, and the sani- *. ? ? tary conditions about his prem- ?? iaea are better. If money ia to * J. b* mad* in dairying we must .. cut loose from the old hack- *? IP neyed ways.?Farm and Stock. Jr *-."?? *??*..*,.*.?%?*-.*?',? This Cow Knsw Finance. Cow?Oh. but l*VS ii thirst: Wish 1 tie-leiiiKed to a synellentc instead of ft funner. Rooster?Why sal Cow?'Cause they never forget to wu ter tbe stock.?Judge'. An Abaolute Cinch. It ls said that emly about thirty day* stand between the average city wage earner and starvation. Most farmers could "keep tiie we>lf from the door" quite a blt lo: ger than that. Dairy Doings. What do you elo when you ellseover ? leak lu tbe milk pall? Stop it. of ?ourse. But do you ever think about stopping the leak cuused by poor ?owsV The latter leak is the bigger tf tbe two. A cow so milked that she tloes not enjoy the operation will gradually re? tire from the Inisiness of gb lng milk. I?o not milk her in a cold wind, or a hot stable, nor where (lies torture her. nor in a muddy barnyard. A cow will do much better if aiwaya i-ared for and milked hy the same' per? son. Cowa do not like Mt rangers, so when your visiting friend offers to help milk say. "No," or not epiite ko much milk as usual will be the re? sult. Midsummer often brings much suf? fering to sten'k because the \vat**r sup lily fnlls or becomes low. Palatl should lie tuken to provide un ample sup? ply of pure wuter. not only Itecntise lt ta humane so to elo. but for the .-nore selfish reason that the animal* will thrive and produce much better. I'.ut term Ilk cheese ls a new prod net il.fained by cunning buttermilk with heat, draining the curd and adding aalt. Largo amounts of buttermilk are wasted every year, says Professor J. I,. Sn minis of the Wisconsin experi? mental station. If this were made In ? io Irtittermllk cheese lt would furnish h larger supply of palatable iood, re|uni lu food value, pound feir pound, to lean beefsteak, and which can bo *old profitably nt half the price of meat. To make this cbee*se the Mit I.?nulli* ls e-urdled by beating lo MO degrees, ind left undisturbed for an hour. It is then heated to US degree-s. and ifter standing quiet for about un hour 'he clenr whe*y ls drawn of the turd, and the latter is placed SB a draining ra?-k. which la e-overed with cheeses .loth Here lt remains half n day ot ov.-rnlgnt. ur-til as div as desired. when lt la salted with one and one half pound* of salt per 100 pounds af curd, and ls ready for uae. HAPPY HOLMES. How happy home might he maile but lor locluh quarrels or mimndei ftanding*. I It is our own (ault if we are querulous or ill humored, and it is easy by a tactful word to turn ?side the ill humor oi others. Bring smiles, not frowns, into the home. Lite Saved at Death's Door "1 never felt so near my grave.'' writes W. K. Patteison, of ..ellington. Tex., aa when a flight I ul cough sud liing trouble* pullet nie dowu to 10() [Minni's,In spite of dooior's treatment for two years. Wv father, mother and tw?i sisteis died of eui.sumption, and lhat 1 am alive today is solely due to Ur. King'n New Discovery, which com? pletely cured ire. JNow I weigh 1?7 polia.ls sud have reen well and strong for years." Quick, safe, sure It's the best remedy ou earth for coughs,colds, lagrippe, ,-ist lu a. tromp, and al! threat ?id lun-. trouble.; .Mic. and $1.00. Trial bottle free. 1 iuaiai.tr. .1 by H. H. Wor? rell. Snake Root. Snake olin miers tnke snake root and pal it Into DO earthen wire |s>t with a snake, and bo soon bOCOOOM stupefied :i n.l seems torpid and too weak to right >.r bite. They put the snake un elcr the Influence of the root WTore pulling bis fangs. Tortured for 15 Years 8- a cure defying stomach trouble that '?adie 1 do.-tois, end resifted all reme? dies be tiled, John \V. Moilders of Modelen'Ville. Mich., seem...! downed. He had to sell his farm and give up work. His neighbors said: "He can't live much lorger." "Whatever 1 ate list lensed nie," he wrote, 'till I tried Electric Bitten., which worked such wonders for me that 1 can now eat things 1 could not take lor years. It's surely a grand remedy for stomach trou? ble." Just ss good lor the liver and kidneys. Kvery bottle guaranteed, 'inly 60c. at b. H. Uorrell's. The Correct Way. Q.?I>ear editor, which ls proper? "Cert luis n new skirl" or "liortrude has a new sklrtrude?" A.? We regret to say that neither ls correct. Properly stnt.nl. lt would read. "Gertie has a new ____*?Wo man's nome Companion. Loss of Time Means Loss of Pay Kidney trouble and the ills it breeds menus lost time and lost pay lo many a workingman. M. 1?dent.* 1214 Little I'euna St.. Stteator, III., watt so bad from kidney and bladder trouble that n--could not work, but says: "I took Foley Kidney Pills for only ashorltiine and got entirely well aud was soon ib'e to go ha'-k to work, and am feel? ing well aud healthier thau before." Foley Kidney 1*111? are tonic in action, pick in results? a genni friend to tiie *oi ki ug mau or woman who suffers froiu kidney ills. B. H. Worrell. Declaration of Independence. Of the grout mon's si mi attires thst were written to the I leelni-aflon of In? dependence hardly one ls legible now. But this ls duo to the fact that some sixty years ago In laking a facsimile the press copy ohOOl??I the Ink from nearly all the signatures. Hay F.ver, Asthma and Summer Colds Must be relieved quickly and Foley's lim.ey and Tar Compound will do lt K. M. Stewart, 10.S4 Wolfiam St..Chlca gOr, write*: "I have been greatly trou il.d during the hot summer months will; Hay Fever anti Hurt that by using Foley's Hooey and Tar Cmnpounu. I ^et Kreat relief." Many others who sulTer similarly will be glad to benefit oy Mr. Stewart's experience. B. H, (iori'll. rirzt Literary Club. Dr. Johnson and Sir Joshua Reyn? olds founded the first literary club. It was iu 1704. Many a Suffering Woman Dravo herself painfully through her dally tasks, suffering from backache, headache, nervousness, loss of appetite and poor sleep, not knowing her ills re due to kidney and bladder trou tiles. Foley Kidney pills give quick relief from pain aud misery and a prompt leturu to health and strength. . o woman who suffers can afford to oveilook Foley Kidney Pills. B H. Gorrell. ______________ Ha Liked Ale. William Laavis of Beaumarl a. Wales, weighing MO pounds, drank eight gallons of ale dally in 1794. Wife Got Tip Top Advice "My wife wanted me to take our boy to the doctor to cure au ugly boil." wrltte D. Frankel of Stroud, Okla. "I said 'put Buckleu's Arnica Salve on it.' She did so, and ll eurea the boil in a short time." Quickest healer of Bunin, I?lido. Cuts, Gurus, Bruises, Spraius, Swellings Best Pile cure on earth. Try lt. Only 25c. at B. H. Oorrell's The First Telegraph. Professor Morse successfully operat? ed the first telegraph liue May 27. 1844, betweeu New York and Baltimore. Falls Victim to Thieves S. W. Bends, of Coal City, A'a. haa a justifiable grievance. Two thieves stole his health for twelve years. They wore a liver and kidney trouble. Then Or. King's .New Life Bills throttled them. He's well now. Unrivaled for Constipation, Malaita, Headache, Dys? pepsia, life, at B. H. vioireU'a. Substitute Fer Tea. The Germans prepare an excellent substitute for tea from the leaves ot the common strawberry plant. Mother Gray's Sweet Powder lor Chi'drm Relieve feverishness, bad stomach, teething disorders, move and regulate the bowels and are a pleasant remedv for worms. Used bv mothers for 22 yeera. Thev never fall. At all drug? gists, 15c. Sample free. Aedrees A.8. Olmated, LeRoy, N. T. DON'T KNOCK Come Right fin and ace our samples of timely prir.t shop things?Christmas Card*. Invita? tions, Menu Cards, Calendars, every? thing you can think of for social or commercial us*. Giving a. Boost ls better than trying to drag down You can help to boost thia town by taking an interest in its do? ings. If > ou read this paper reg? ularly you will bo pretty turi to become interested in local affairs. MISSIONARIES. A large neill well traiucel e-orps of unlive inissleinniies. Iirought from "tho land of tte heatlie-n." eiiucatt*el ter* aee-orellng to e 'hris tlau dm trim's nntl Inoculated willi love feir elli isl i:in living ami sent back to their homos to preach by word and example the eiillglilonineiit of e'hrlst lanlty. would ta far moro potent pre? ventive of -'dangers from with? out" than tte whole * Halted States navy and coiibl be deme at one -tenth the e-ost The I'hrlst'.an religion ls responsible more than any other thing for this natiein's |n.sitioii in the world, its progress iin.l tte great? ness of Hs future-.?William J. liryun. A Wonderful Bora. The most wonderful liorlng apparatu* In the world ls possesse?d by the great Ichneumon fly. It ls composed of three black tllanionts. all extremely fragile, no Inrger or stiffer than a horsehair and about five Inches long. These flt together with grooves and glide easily along their entire length. The three when fltteel together nre no larger In diameter than a small noodle and so flexible that a slight breath of slr will bend them. Yet with this remarkable Instrument Its owner hui bora three or four Inches into the hardest wood. This tool is possessed only by the fe mnle and ls her o.'lpositor. or e-gg lay? ing apparatus. liming wlih li takes hours to accomplish is for tte purpose of laying one ?ng. Greatest Inland Sea. The greatest Inland sea ls the Cas? pian se>a, which is TOO mile's long aud 270 mlle*s wide. Mica Axle ?? Grease Helps the Wagon up the Hill S The load seems li;*liter?Wagon and team wear longer?You make more money, and have metre time to make money, -when wheels are greased with Mica Axle Grease! ?The longest wearing anel most satisfactory lubricant in the world. STANDARD OIL CO. Electric Bitters ' Succeed when everything else taila. In nervous prostration and female weaknesses they are the supreme remedy, aa thousands have testified. FOR KIDNEY,LIVER ANO STOMACH TROUBLE it if tbe best medicine ever fold over a druggist's counter.