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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?
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
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.
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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
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
A Different Errand.
"Mlsis Wombat s.*e?ptod mo last
' "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
Oenlus uuexerrWd kt no more genltta
than a bushel of aeorua w u forest of
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"
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
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.
A QuIoK Spender.
Tiberius at bis death left $118,125,
000, which Cullculli spent tn less than
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
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
The next pension opens Wednesday,
September aoth, 1911.
PaclB. Bakrinoer, M. IX, LL. D.,
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
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.
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?
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.
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?
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,
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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
Mica Axle Grease!
?The longest wearing anel most
satisfactory lubricant in the world.
STANDARD OIL CO.
' Succeed when everything else taila.
In nervous prostration and female
weaknesses they are the supreme
remedy, aa thousands have testified.
FOR KIDNEY,LIVER ANO
it if tbe best medicine ever fold
over a druggist's counter.