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WID N KS D A T. NOV. 8. 1911 Th-? Coming and Going ol People You Know Mr. Andrew Moore of Salem is visiting his brother. Capt. D. K. Moora. Mayor E. Southard Shields spent the week-end in Parmville visiting friends. Mr. Joseph Steele Campbell was a visitor to friends in Waynesboro over Sunday. Mrs. Emma A cord of Clifton Forge, returned home yesterday af? ter a v>sit to Dr. and Mrs. H. M. Quisenberry. Mr. J, W. McCluog spent last week near Winchester, Va., audit? ing the books of the Peoples Bank of Stephens City. State Treasurer A. W. Harman came up from Richmond to vote in Lexington yesterday, and is visiting bia family near town. Dr. H. D. Campbell, dean of Wash? ington and Lee University, repre? sented tbe University last week at the inauguration of Dr. Thomas K. Hodges as president of West Vir? ginia University. Mr. and Mrs. Arista Hoge of Staunton, aanounce tbe engagement o'their daughter, Miss Katherine Armitage, to Mr. James McClintic Davidson of Lexington. The mar? riage will take place in tbe early part of December. Cards have been received in Lex? ington from Mr. John Sheridan who left bere nearly a month ago to visit his old home in Ireland, which he left as a child with bis father for America. This is bis first visit to Erin since he came to America. Mr. John F. Greenlee was 95 years old last Saturday, the 4th. Although approaching the century mark Mr. Greenlee is hale and hearty, and wonderfully active, the weight of his years bearing lightly upon him. Miss Agnes Parr Adair of the Randolph-Macon Woman's College. Lynchburg, spent Sunday with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. McD. Adair. She was accompanied by her classmate, Miss Marjorie Hix of San Antonio, Texas. Mrs. William A. Anderson, Mrs. S. B. Walker and Miss Mary Nelson Pendleton are in Richmond re? presenting the Mary Custis Lee Chapter, Daughter of the Confeder? acy, at the annual meeting oi the United Daughters of the Confeder -CS. Staunton Daily Leader of Friday: Miss Elizabeth Mohler entertained Wednesday evening in honor of the n'neteentli anniversary of her birth? day, at the horns of her parents,Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Mohler, on South Fayette St. Cards were played and other amusements indulged in, and the young people spent an enjoyable evening. A course supper was served at which the birthday cake was cut. Mrs. S. E. F. Rose of Weat Point Miss., president of tbe Mississippi Division, United Daughters of the Confederacy, was a visitor in Lex? ington last week, while on her way to the annual convention of the United Daughters of the Confede? racy, now in session in Richmond, Va. Mrs. Rose attended the meet? ing last Saturday of the Mary Cus? tis Lee Chapter and made a talk to the members. Tbe Ring-tum Phi: Dr. John H. Latane bas gone to Cincinnati to attend the National Conference of the American Society for Judicial Settlement of International Dis? putes, Dr. Latane will deliver an address before the Society on Tues? day evening on tbe subject, "The Arbitration Treaties and the Pro? posed Amendments." President Taft is expected to be present at tbe conference. R. Tucker Pendleton in Panama The following news item bas been received in Lexington by Mr. E. M, Pendleton, from his soo, Mr. R. Tucker Pendleton, and published in the Panama (Canal Zone) Star A Herald of recent date: "Municipal department ia aboui to spen.. $30.00) on sewer and street improvement in the viciaity of the National Institute and the adjacent streets, and Mr. R. T. Pendleton o the engi nearing department informs us that the work will be carriec forward to a quick conclusion." A. Bassist, jeweler, has now i chronometer in his show window ii Lexington Hotel Ru liding. Stoj and compure your watch for oorrao lima. Quiet Election Held in Rockbridge . Yesterday The election in Rockbridge yes? terday was exceedingly q-iiet, and a normal vote was polled. The warm? est contest was for the House of Delegates between Hugh A. White and W. <;. McDowell. Mr. White was elected. County Treasurer S. R. Mooie. Sheriff R. L. Morrison. Common? wealth's Attorney D. E Moora, and County Clerk A. T. Shields were elected without opposition; so also were J. Randolph Tucker of Bed? ford for State Senate and Jobn W. Stephenson for House of Delegates from the Bath-Highland-Rockbridge Buena Vista district. Mr. White received 861 votes and Mr. McDowell 578, with three small precincts to be beard from, giving Mr. White a majority of 283. Mr. White received 227 votes in Lexing? ton and Mr. McDowell 144; Mr. White 116 in Buena Vista and Mr McDowell 38. The present Board of Supervisors were re-elected, as follows: J- H Whitmore, lexington district: W. M. McNutt, Natural Bridge; J. A. Ayres, Buffalo; Rice Hotinger, Kerr's Creek; R. L. Patterson, Walker's Creek; J. J. L. Kinnear, South River. Major T. ML Wade was elected commissioner of revenue for Lex ington district; W. O. Harris. Nat ural Bridge; John N. Hotinger, Buf falo. Daniel Teaford, Kerr's Creek D. H. East, Walker's Creek; H. A Ott, South River. J. P. Welsh was elected constablt for lexington district: J. L. Hen nerson, overseer of the poor, anc W. F. Pierson. J. F. Tolley anc R. R. Ruff, justices of the peace, J P. Ackerly being defeated. A Great Display at New Providence Chrysanthemum Show The chrysanthemum show at New Providence last Thursday aad Fri? day eclipsed former exhibits. Thc display of these beautiful flowers was a gorgeous spectacle, demon? strating what can be done by intel? ligent cultivation. Some of the blooms were simply immense, and their rich coloiing lent additional attractiveness to the various collect? ions, which wera exhibited by the ladies of that congregation. In addition to the floral display were the attractions in the domestic department, the entries including roast turkey, fried chicken, butter, pickles, cakes, bread, etc. These latter attractions appealed no less than the beautiful chrysanthemums Numerous prizes were awarded ir the various departments.for 1'ower.s as well as for fowls, pastries, etc. No less of a feature of theoccasicr was the most excellent dinner serv? ed each day, and for abundance, va riety and toothsomeness was unria aled. Large numbers of visitors froir Lexington, Rockbridge, Stauntot and Augusta were present ead day. "Passing of the Gray" A unique and attractive and stir ring picture was shown at the Sa voy Thursday, Friday and Satur day nights of last week. The pic ture embraced three reels and ri presented the Confederate Reut.ioi at Little Rock | last May. Tbe pictures were realistic am life-like, representing numerous scenes in connection with the ol< Confederates' annual reunion. 8 realistic, in fact, that one unrecoc structed Confederate, on leaving the hall was heard to exclaim: "Wi can whip 'em yet." "Uncle Jeff Shields" figurei twice in the picture and was easil' recognized. The attendance Thursday anc Friday nights was small, notwith standing the entertainment wai secured for the special benefit of th Daughters of the Confederacy. Fine Hereford Cattle Col. J. D. H. Ross received on las Saturday four registered Hereforc | cows and a yoong bull. These ani mais are bred in the purple, and an ' perhaps the first hard of pure bre ? Herefords ever received in th county. Tba cows were tbe gift c ? his friend and relative. Mr. Pata 1 H. Mayo of Clarke county, and th 1 bull the gift of Hon. Roy G. Mitche ? of Boyce, Clarke county. Thu cat f' tie are at Col. Ross' Sunnyside fan 1 1 near Lexington. The annual cross country run i Washington and Lea will take plac Friday. November 10th. Th course is five miles, up and dew hill, on the Natural Bridge roax anding in Lexington. Handsome Gift to Jackson Hospital By Mrs. H. St. G. Tucker Mrs. Hurry lit. Oeorge Tucker hos presented to the Stoat-wall Jackson Memorial Hospital the Dav? idson property which adjoins the .hospital on Wa-, hington street. Th's building has been used for som? 'years as a residence, and is a sub j stantial brick structure, two stories 'and attic, with six rooms in tbe ! main building and an addition of I frame. Mrs. Tuckar bought the property from the administrators of I tbe late Miss Davidson. The formal presentation of this I timely gift was made by Mrs. T uck er Saturday afternoon at a meeting of the Mary Custis Lee Chapter of tbe Daughters of the Confederacy, held at the home of tbe president, Mrs. J. McD. Adair, Mr. Tucker acting as spokesman for bis wife, and as usual was most happy in his remarks. Mrs. Adair accepted tbe gift on behalf of tbe Daughters of the Confederacy. Tbis property will be connected 1 with the hospital building by corri? dors so tbat tbe buildings may be used for hospital purposes. It will be important when contagious dis? eases are being treated that these patients be segregated from others, aud with the Davidson building as an annex this can be done with en | tire satisfaction. A contract has been closed with . the Valley Heating, Pi um bi n-**- Si ? Tinning Company for the installation | or a hot water heating plant at a cost \ of about $1.51)0, including a brick i rouen for housing wuich will cost . j aoout $400. Wor* is now iu prog I ; i ?-?ss and will be pushfed to an early I depletion, lt ia expected that the , heating arrangement will be extend? ed to the Davidson property also. The Daughters are arranging for ! entertainments this wtnter to add to Itbeirfund. They will hold a linen shower on Wednesday. Xov. 2*.*ih, j and the Ben Greet Players will give two entertainments here for their bent-lit in January. Town Council Proceedings The committee from tiie Retail Merchants' Association and Mr. li. B. Meses, President of the ].?exing ton Mutual Telephone Co.. apueared before the Council and the question of complaint as to phone service was discussed. The matter was continued toa future muoting, with a view to giving both parties oppor? tunity to present more data bearing on tha question. The Baltimore & Ohio Rail nay Co. was granted permission to chance* the bridge crossing the j street at Moses' Mill, making clear? ance a minimtun of 12 feet on tim crown of the roadway. S. G. Pettigrew made application , for permission to build addition, 112 by M feet, metal roof, to bis presekit ware rcjom on Washington street.! W, N. P. Harris made application for permission to build a two-stoly frants house on Lewis street. Ile 1 ferred to building committee with I power to act. There were present at the meet ing Mayor Shields and Counciimer Corse, Ford, White and Wise. Mrs. R. ?. Beeton Died in Roanoke Mrs. Lydia E. Beeton died in ~ ! Roanoke last Friday morning, No j vember 3, 1911, at the home of her son, Mr. D. J. Beeton, at the ad * j vanced age of 7s years. She was a Miss Pulse of near Lexington be J: fore her marriage to Mr. R. E. Beeton, who died some years ago. Sh6 bas resided in Roanoke many I years. From girlhood she bad been a member of the Baptist church. I Two sons and two daughters sur | vive. They are Messrs. R. E. and . j D. J. Beeton of Roanoke, and Mrs. | E. A. Quisenberry of Lexington and Mrs. Henry W. Wilbourn of John son City, Tenn. Mrs. Quisenberry was summoned to Roanoke last week and reached her mother's bedside after bel death. The funeral was held Sunday, with burial in Roanoke. Had to Return for Ballots Mr. H. L. Roadcap of Goshen who came to Lexington Monday for tbe poll books and billots for Tuesday's election at Goshen, got tbe pol) books from tbe clerk's ollie* but forgot to get the ballots from Mr. J. W. Moore. Me did not discover bis mistake until he reached Goshen, and then had to return to lexington tor the ballots, reaching here after 2 o'clock in tho morning and leaving shortly afterwards on bis return trip. His journeyings for the daj I, and night covered more than eight] miles. Honor Roll for Lexington Public Schools lieports were given out waatar lay at the wtnte |MiD.ir schools by Prin? cipal Waddell. Those pupils on the honor roll received reports with golden letters. The honor roll pu pils are as follows: '?rade I 'Violet Draine,' Mildred Harris, f.ucille Whitmore, tLester Oatley, tMildretl Mutispaugh, ? Mercer Trolan. IFrank Young. I Helen McManama. Gn.de ll ?Rebecca Lyons. "Vir? ginia Jahnke. "Margaret Agnor. Grade III ?Winnie Thompson, Ruth Davis, Robert Campbell, Mary Agnor, Mildred Charlton.Ellis Ken? non. Gr,ide IV "Francis Mallory, Jr., 'Raymond Xuckols. *.Mabel Kuigh tot). +Ida Conner, +Josepb Long. (-Morrell Wade, t Helen Thomoson. tNall Owen. Grade V Mary B. Mitchell. Karl Haves, Tillie Lyons. Hunter Pen? dleton. 'Frances Bowyer, "Robert Howartoo, 'Scott Huger. It-it- Har ris. Bessie Granger. '.rade VI?Lois Moore Greenlee Letcher, Lucil.e Jahnke. Grace Shoemaker, tRuth Mackey, tVirgin ia Sbaner, Powell Charlton. (.rade VII .Marie Scott Pole,Lin alie U. Pole, Elvira Jones, Marj Firebaugh, Ben Campbell. Isabel West. 1st Grade High School?Bilah Pendleton, t Virgin ia Clutter,* Frank Edwards, f. lorence Graves, tBes aia Straub, " tElna Tolley, tBi rta Toliey. + Emery Tolley. '-'nd tirade High School?"Frances Hamilton, "Richard Cox. Anna L. Mitchell, Samuel Moore. 3rd (-'rade High School?Virginia .MiCork.e. Margaret Kinnear, (Eliz? abeth Tardy, tCurlis Humphris. t t same stand. DeLth of Dr. J. F. -ransford National and State colors at the Virginia Military Institute were displayed .Monday and Tuesday at half-staff as a testimonial to the memory of Dr. J. F. Bransford, a member of the Hoard of Visitors of the Institute, who died Saturday morning, the 4th instant, at his hoine in Chesterfield county. Dr. Bransford graduated from the Institute in 1864, was a member .of the Cadet corps at the battle of New Market. After the war he studied medicine and entered the United Slates service as assistant surgeon in the Navy, and accompanied Gen? eral Grant on his tour from the Mediterranean ti Japan and China. He tendered his services in the Spanish American war, although re? tired from active service, and was one of twenty-eight immediately j promoted by special act of Congress for conspicuous gallantry. Cadets For Presdent's Guard Richmond Journal: President Taft will be the guest of honor in Richmond at the time of the good roads convention here November 20th-23d. It would be a splendid idea to have the Virginia Military Institute '.-adels here to greet him. They al? ways do tine credit to the State on such occasions, an i from a purely advertising standpoint it would be | desirable. The corps of cadets this year i. unusually large, and of particularly good quality, ibey would,no doubt be glad tocome, and it would be i peaceful act on the Governor's pan lo order the splendid corps of Vir ginia Military Institute cadets hen to meet the President. The ladies of Trinity Methodist Church will hold an all day festiva the lirst Thursday in December Lunch will be served; also oysters chicken salad, cream and cake. J fancy table will offer many usefu articles. Makes Everything New Old kitchen chairs, old furniture old elosets, old bureaus, when won made new again at a cost of ll to 9 cents with a can of either Hom. Finish Domestic Paint,Home Finis! L. _ M Varnish, or Home Plata! L. ii M Varnish Sta n. Dirac*?MW fur use on each can Any bod v can tise it. Get it from the M-Cni? Dru/j Company, lexington. Va. "I* A M. Pure Paint for houses.' "Actual cost I1.W per gallon." Lexington Produce Harket. I .exharem Vu., Nov. ?, lilli ria** Malia. Jfc-Btm R New Au.?;. D' Mceal. 7} CuraL. Butler. lr r.g?H. *-f I lllOleiiH. H II eon I .aril.. ll I lallat . ?? ? -. 1S"0 WE ASK YOUR INSPECTION OF OUR New Fall and Winter Stock ...OF... Clothing Shoes, Hats and Gents' Furnishings THEY ARK NEARLY ALL HERE AND AVE WILL TAKE PLEASURE IN SHOWING THEM TO TOU. BRING THAT BOY TO L'S AND LET L'S FIT BIM UP FOR SCHOOL. .???Sx-Sam-I-aaaaBaaBsSn-SmBl STRAIN & PATTON Clothiers and Gents' Furnishers LEXINGTON. - - VlRG-r-JIA Electric Current N< w that tiie longer e-vi*,lings art* coming on and von bare more need for good lights, we would sut_'i,'**st. FIRST, that you by all moans Install Electricity in your home or store unless you already have it. If you al ree ed j have it yon should look over your lamps a"el set* if they don't need renewing. You can not get a geioel light from an old smoked lamp- We recom? mend thc use of the MAZDA-TUNGSTED lamps which eire Dearly three times ai mnch light at the same cost U the old style caroon lainjis. ROCKBRIDGE POWER CORPORATION PHONE SO] 7 NELSON STREET WINTER Underwear The chilling winds of Autumn will soon begin to blow as drear November approaches, and a reasonable foresight suggests preparation iu the line of Underwear, while the merchants' stoeks are full, anel all siz**s anti weights Can he hail. Om stock this season includes the widely kuown "FOREST Ml LES" and "MUNSING* Underwear. Both are perfect ricing splendidly made, moeleratelv priced, and possess feater*** of merit not lound in the ordinary lines of underwear shown. "Forest Mills" go uls come in Vests, 1'.mts nml Union Suits, iu cot? ton, iu wool, and in siik. and wool. Prices?">e> cents to *?*2.00. ?Muming Underwear" w* "ell iu union mit* only, for boys, for girls, and for women The price* are RS) cents, M oo ami 91.50 each. We've a bin Hue of cheapm KOod*, from 23 Bents up. New "King Waists." To the WOnwn who wants S perfect titting, handsomely made, plain tailored waist posses-in^ an air of distinction all its own thee Kin*,' Waist instantly appeals, ami still more after slie bas worn om*. ?Ve have a new sto?k in ttie latent models, in tine lawn, iu pure Irish linen at ('- 85, WOO and $3.50 each. Coat Suits and Long GOaa-tg shown herepossese style, 11 tone and quality. We furnish them ready made, or make to iue*.is ure, of any mate-rial aud iuiiny style you wish We guarantee til and pioiunt delivery; and we've not had a disappointed customer this sea son. Any price np to 950 Draperies and Certain Goods, rhe bett line ever shown here at prices to suit all purses, anti Styles to uuit all taetes, IO to 50 cents. Rags and Art Squares. Braaeels, Axminster*, etc.. etc, in furious size**, and at money-saving prices. A Sam| 1*> lot of the uew "TEPEE" rugs; in biixlit Navajo pattens size 88 x 7"-' inches, $1 50 each. Ladies' Hand Bags. Weare now receiving monthly the new? est designs and the best value-* in hand bain that it is possible to ob tain.- We sell them at BO cents thal turin v ask #1.00 for; .-end at #1 0O we give tlouble value. '1 bis is no telle boast; come and see them. Our Grocery Department deawrves larger adetrtiting than we give it. Then* is not its superior in this section; if indeed it has an eejual. A nv re* intimate act pi ai u tune** will well repay you IRWIN & CO. Inc.