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F-wT bz^sgrs&zr k AUGUST H 8 15 29 0 16 23 30 10 II 24 31 ll 18 25 12 19 26 PROFESSIONAL CARDS OTHO C. .JACKSON, TTORSKT-AT LaW. Offlee: Rooms formerly occuplr-d by rion. Wllllaiu A. And.-ison. real Court Oour"?>, up stairs. '.KXINHTON - - - VlKUlMA Dre. .l-lO-Sm. 7REESLEE D. LETCHER, *-3 Attornkt at Law, LK-INGTON. VA ?Jotarv Public ?. Preston Hoon. Fkavk Moobi -Ate Clerk Ce, (.'ourt No'ery Pul.il. (TAGORE & MOORE. ??>?- Attobnk.b at Law, Lbxinoton, Va. "lone No. 12? ,.a.vK T. OLASeJOW Hrr.H V WHIT? 7-ASGOW ft WHITE AtTOBMEYS-AT-LaW - 4 or) Leiln-ton Va ROliE?RT CATLETT L A WJY Fr Ra \ L-a?MQTON, Va. / CLIFTON FOROB, Va ?uiv 2t) io Ivr. INSURANCE R. R.WITT & CO GENERAL FIRE INSURACE epresent Old Line Companies MILLINERY Fancy Yarns, Embroidery Silks a nd Cottons of all kinds Beautiful Stamped designs stain pi nu lion.' at verj re?sonabl prices. Round Thread Art Linei and Handkerchief Linen a 60 and 75 cents. Ladies SHORT SILK GLO*. E in Black and White, and Chamou Gaoze Vents. Silk Lisle Hos for ladies in Black and Tau. CHILDREN'S SOCKS. BAB' CAPS, etc B. M. HUTTON Lexington, Ya., Opp. Cuarthons VALUABLE REAL ESTAT For Sale in Rockbridge I oller for sale pri vately ray farm about ONE HUNDRED ACl.l< three miles south of Fairfield Static on B. & O. li. R.. two miles nort west of Midvale Station on X. & \ li. It. This farm has on itali nero nary i in oro ve men ts, consisting of Dwelling ot Ten Koonin and large cellar, BANK BAR: corncrib, wagon shed, carriai house, wood shop, blacksmith sbo smokehouse, washhouse, sprin house, poultry house. Tnese buil tags hare all been built in the la few years and are in First Cia Shape. This farm is well fenced wi woven wire fence and watered I nun?trott* springs and branches ai plenty of all kinds fruit. For further information call on wriie O. S. STROLE. R. F. D. No. 2, Fairfield, V SUCCI THE FASTER. They Won't Let Him Abatain Frem Food So Ha'a Starving to Death. Sui-ii. once celebrated tor bis fe'ats ! nf fastm-'. who in IMsfS h?d all PaHi lin* kim; '" tum wben he was on ex j leitillioii hi tbs- Uland Hotel, ls now j roiU|iul-*otil*. prudi. Ins his profession I in a nu ideal room In the Passage j il Illyee di**. Beaux Arts, which for all j lt-; bigs. Miiiiiidiui* title ls a poverty ! st ri. ken alley on tbe heights of Mont I mu rt r*.'. "I am titiish**d." lie says. "1 can ' ?OTigglc uo more. My fasting expert [ iiuiii-i uo longer Interest any one. 1 ! bare traveled so niui-b and shown raj Iaetf sn oft."ii Unit I am now nothing Inn a back uuuibtT. Today every one wants un*, city, and this novelty In turu In si.ou out of eluUl ".M> Inst engaKciuei.Wwus at a Rouen catt, ve lit-re I lasted n mouth for a rteik-nkHixly small sum of money. 1 agree**! tn tin- terms purely as a mat ti-i of tumor, in uphold my reputation I was ueKotiatina; tor au engagement lu Purls when Hie prefecture of police interfere-*] ind condemned my cxbibl nun ns unwholesome. -| preMemte-d ns best 1 could, but 1 u.i> useless, and so I see myself re ila., il to dying of hunger because I an aol allow.'il tu fast. If all my fast are added together during thc twenty iii.- years I have been .sfTxhlbitlng 1 mn kef* ? total of five years, a recor v. bi. b I a in sum uo one can dispute." Surd has other claims to fame bc sui.-- f.i-t mi; He allowed himself t be buriiil alive at Troyes In 189C an ai a Itouen musk- ball he posed as ..tauie nu a column, immovable tc eigbty hours. ? Parla Cor. New Tor San. ROTHSCHILD'S BANK. Curious Way the Paris House Traat Its Depositors. , A curious incident ls reporteei froi ' Paris throwing llchl upon the pollc ? of the Hotbsihild bank In that cit; No new accounts are allowed to t o|ieiieil with tbe Kothscbilels tiowi days, hut any nhl inst omer or ar desce'iiilant nf an old customer whl - be keeps a l.uliuice in the bank never remladcd baw small the bala ni t i* or even that it bas been overdraw A yoong ollicor whose father lu koowa Baron .lames ami hud kept S rather larg* account with him stro*i ;. to keep a balance in the bunk, becau: g to have a I ia la nee with thc Roth calida ls In Itself a source of cred Witta the Paris tradespeople. But i last he was forced by circumstaue to overdraw, and untiling was said. Ile tbaa repaid tbe overdraft ai contiuueil lo use bis account as t ? fore. I.nter he was again obliged overdraw, and. finding no notice ta en. bo continued bis practice for se [ ernl months and was surprised to fli thnt be had unlimited credit with t linn. Ile ls to this day wondcrii af whether he ls specially honored ;i^ this regard or whether it ls the prj )n tice of ihe tlrm always to honor ?.,. *'raft of erne who bas at any time be ?* a customer. ? Auieriean Hebrew. a Inside Information. "-Dear slr'" wrote the tnsin who ow vj I his tailor and had received a letter a< ?e j lng for payment "f 'he lilli, -your I ter wns extremely iiiit?rtitieiii, and ' , return lt to von unopened " d- _ jj CASTORIA for Infants and Children. Iii The Kind You Have Always Bougl | Signature of &tc</ffi&(& a. ; A FISH STORY. (rt.* Man Who Told lt Said ft We* Simply rn Trna Narrative. A man who formerly was a walter ?n a bl. transatlantic liner told thia Itory tbe other day: "On a certain trip over I had at my table an Irascible old gentleman wbo was a fresh air fiend. No matter what tbe weather be always Insists- on bavin, tbe porthole over the table open, lt was no use to argue with him. but one day wben the seas were very high and tbe ship pitching and rolling I ventured to remonstrate. He was up In arms In ii minute. "You are paid to obey orders." he said tartly. 'Open thnt port." I did The soup course was served In safety. Then I asked him If he would hu ve tish. 'Of ("?ourse 1 will.' he Mappe? 'And I'll hu ve lt In n hurry. Don't keep me walting nil day ' ".lust nt timi Wu?lt Bl :in unusually hit: sen rolled lev Hint ls. pail ?>f lt did A goodly portion ..imo ihrou-jb the porthole, seek i BK I be <>l?l mun nnd deposit Inf on the labtv lu front of him n live tish No walter ou lion rd of our ship hat ever served an order so quickly before. Hui I didn't gel any credit for lt. The emmet thing al>out thnt story." he added, "ls i lin t lt isn't a tish story nt al). I never told lt yet to ni.y vn<* who believed ll. but lt ls alisolutelv true."?New York Pl?M. HIS PLAN OF THE DAY. Rigid Rules of Living Made by a Co? lonial Minister. An orderly arrangement ot working hours U a desirable mid time Mivtag thing, but when one reads the pin", of tbe day made by n col.mini pnrsou. he cannot helli wondering whore thc good man's family life enme In. nnd If the nystero -rid any possibility of relnxn tlon. The record, limited by William Koot Bliss, in "Side f.limpses From the Colonial Meetiug House." ls taken from the dinry of Thomas .Prince, a Minister of the Old Routh church. Bos? ton Ott Ott Path 1 marry. Nov. IO We begin to keep House. My promoatm order la: At S get up and ro Into Study Pray and rend In original Hillls till tl. and then cull up Ihe Family At 6V.J ko to Family Prayers and only the Porringer of Chocolnt for Breakfast till 7. 7 kt., into my Study till Mi then do somethin| about the House till 1 to dln nr-r. except on Thursday study till Urti. ll.en dicss and ll Lecture. At I Dress and no abroad till Candle? light. Except Wednesdays after Dinnar do something about the House and Satur? day afternoons visit at Dr. SewaU'a till 1*4, then Home and stn.ly till Candlelight Study till S', 91. BO to Family Prayers an.l ro to lied. N. B. I eat no Supper. Dickens' Cramped Quarters. Bleak Boob* nt Brondstalrs !s of Interest lo thc Dickens lover ticca use the greulcr perl of "David Copper? field" wus written there. But lt ls not the Bleak House of thee norel. which is definitely localed iu Hertfordshire. The novelist uud bis family appear to bave been somewhat tightly packed In their Bron dst a irs home When Lord Carlisle contemplnlcd paying n visit to "our watering place" In 1S01 Dickeus wrote promising him tho North Fore? land lighthouse for ii night Unlit in his bedroom, and he continues. "As we think of putting mignonette boxes out? side thc windows for the younger chil? dren to sleep In by and by I am ufruld we should give your servant thc cramp if we hardily undertook; to todgt him." During recent yenrs the boust has been transformed out of all recog nit ion. ?London Spectator. His Own Joke. "I admit 1 wns found in the posses sion of firearms." said Ihe prisoner "hut lt's only n joke af mine, my lord.' "Explain yourself." said I lie ma^ls trato. "Why. I put two pistols in my poofce when I go out to a friendly gather lng Then I sturt talking of aero planes." "Well?" "Then I say my life wns once save. hy parachutes." ? "Yes?" . "And 1 pull out the pistols nnd say ,_ I Talr o' shoots.' Ha! ha! See?" ' "Yes, I sec. Did you make up tha ltj j Joke yourself?" ,, "Yes. my lord." re I "Wiro yenrs' hurd lalxir."? T.ondo ._ Answers. s- ! [\t | And All of Them Americana. ai An English visitor has recently bee t,? expressing his wonderment at the fi , Clllty with which America iissimllnti' 1fj its stream et Immigrants. A frien ie. ' with whom he wns talking ou il; t0 subject remarked. My housemaid Ij. I a Norwegian, my grocer a Ncotcbiuai v. my butcher is a German, my druggi; ,4 ls a Finn, my barber un Italian, w l,? newsman n Jew. my laundryman ?_ Irish, my fishmonger English, no tn J florist GreeV and my tailor Russian .?. ! ?American Hebrew. M tf Correct, "lt's easy to Bud out what time Is." said a married mau "If tbe bc clock says 5:20. and the drawing roo clock says 6:50. and tbe dining roo clock says 6-05. and my watch sa; 6:16. and my wife's little dinky wah says 6. lt's 6 o'clock in our house." Gas Logic. Had th* Moving Mania. Sunday School Teacher?What: Dot you want to go to heaven when y die? Llltle Emma ?Well, you ? our family couldn't think of living ona place the whole year round. Puck. Opportunity makes us known fool en, but more to -urseiy-i -La Rocl fO-CB ?_ ? ? GOOD CHILDREN, GOOD CITIZENS What Some Are Doing For the Younger Generation. EAST AND WEST INTERESTED. Teaching Children Agricultural Meth? ods and Healthful Exorcises at School Only Few of Many Examples to Benefit Youngsters. Many methods hnve been devised throughout the country to interest the growing getie?ratli)u In their school studies. In order that they may In Ibe fuliire become useful cltlz.eus. The use of the reid is no longer tolerated In some communities, no to accomplish .something without the "span* the rod :,nd spoil the child" method progres? sive teachers tiuve gone out of their paths to Insure success with their pu? pils. A fine example ls that being set by Miss Mary P. Mnrkesoti of Napoleon, ll., the only woman In Ohio who teaches farming. She Is ii graduate of the Ohio State university ii-jj n mem? ber of the Ohio Teacher**- ^.ociatlon. Photo by American Prean Association. I.IK FRKSH AIB CLASS OP PHIL ADELPHI* which recently met at Cedar Point, O., to absorb useful Information concero ing the training of youth. ?T tench children how to plant and . ultivate flowers aud vegetables. Learning agriculture from a scientific view-point ls nu Ideal cnreer for all boys nnd girls," says Miss Markeson. "The children get so Interested that the other teachers complain the pupils don't care for their other studies. Na? poleon lias been practically converted Into one great flower garden, my pu? pils being so eager to learn that ninny of the experiments performed at school were put Into useful effect at home." Another example, quite different from the one set by Miss .Markeson, is that being conducted by Miss Grace B. Phelps of Philadelphia. It ls the open air treiituient for school cbllelren. On n roof of a public building on the outskirts of the city, suitably ar? ning"'el for tiie? po rpo? ind covered with awnings to protect the youngsters Photo by Air.Tlean Press Association. TAK1NU A "8U.V PATH.'' from the sun, n class of lioys aud girls meet regularly every day for the studios and exercise's given by Miss Phelps. The chllelreu are taught gymnastic* and how to take e-are of their bodies At a certain period lu the day the pu pils are told to Ile down on reclining . hairs made expressly for that purpose I and take a '?sun bath." In speaking of her work Miss Ptelp: said thnt not only nre the chlldrei kept off the streets during the ho weather, but the exercises and fresl air treatment are lowering many o the doctors' Mils. LEARNING CIVIC DUTY. New York School Children Conduot I Miniature Government. Thiit the children In public senex No. 147, New York, will know some thing about the Intricacies of nunile) " I pal govern ment when they grow u; it appears to be a certainty to their lr j structors, for between their studies th ls I pupils contluct a miniature city go* y j ernment. In this mimic geivernmen ,**? j suffrage fina alrcndy arrived, the pe lice de*piirtinent being run by the girli Party politics ls liiirreel. The youngsters have a complete ai lt I ministration, boys and girls serving 1 ill ; heads of departments, commisslonei nnd city employees. It ls called tt "School <-lty." The pupils study, tal and write on such Important subject as water famine, clean stre*ets, prese ration of tree**, parks, keeping the eil beautiful, sanitation and klndre things that teach them the lmportane of co-operating with the authorities i't maintain n e*lean and wholesome ci* :.u io reality. Teaching th* Public Several cities hare adopted the ph of labeling all trees on public prop* ty, so tbat children and grownuj too, may become familiar wttb tbe d ferent varieties wbicb flourish la tb -lacaiity. FIRST NATIONAL BUNK OF LEXINGTON LEXINGTON, VA. OFFICERS DIRECTORS B E. VAUGHAN, President J. P MOORE T P. MOORE. Vice Fr*nidet.t REID WHITE ll. C. WISE, (ashier G. E. VAUGHAN H. C. WI8E B ESTES VAUGHAN SHAREHOLDERS' LIABILITY $50 0OO..0O SURPLUS FUND . . . 70.000.00 STOCKHOLDERS' LIABILITY 50.000.00 $ J 70,000.00 Id r*elecii-Ka DEPOSITORY for roarf-ada SECUR ITT is tbe PRIME CCNa-IDEl.A'1 ION. Hmm _g_re_ spt>;ik ft?r tbenmelvt- aud ii ceil no coinnitMit. All depositors, lar^e and small, receive the same courteous treatment. We SolicitJ NewjBus.nes.s aud Shall be Glad to Serve New Patron Three (9%) int?reel bearing Certificates of Dt*pc?it issued to those having funds for which thpy have no immediate investment. STRAIN & PATTON Clothiers and Gents' Furnisher, For Cash Only We Viii Sell $3.50 Tower's Brand Slickers at $2.25 3.50 Gum Boots, while they last, at $2.50 2.00, 3.00 and 4.00 Straw Hats at 50c. 10c. Whitteinore's Shoe Dressing, White. Black and Tan, at 5c. CLOTHING .REDUCED AND WE WILL HAVE SHIRT SALE THAT WILL BE WORTH WAITING FOR. Strain &, Patton LEXINGTON, - VIRGINIA Copper Kettles, Hand Hammered All Sizes From J 6 to 36 Gallons in Stock. BRASS KETTLES, GENUINE SPUN BRASS, Sizes 4 to 46 Quarts in Stock. Apple Parers, The Best, 65c. HAMM0CKS Reduced prices while they last riyers Hardware Co. Inc. LEXINGTON, VIRGINIA. *J Valley Heating, Plumbing is Tinning Co. Contractors for PLUMBING. HEATING and TINNING KKTAILKKS IN PLUMBING SUPPLIES. Bath Tubs, Sinks, Boilers, Lavatories, Pipe and Fittings Cholera Infantum Can Be Prevented. Do not allow your baby to suffer when DR. FAHRNEY'S TEETHING SYRUP Will absolutely prevent it. A boon for every baby. Cures Colic in ten minutes. Renders teething time safe and easy. Can be given to babies one dav old. Keep the bowels healthy, sf cents at druggists. Trial bottle free if you mention ibis paper. UtO* ostij by DBS. O. FAH-NEY A SON. Uaaataimwa, Ma.