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WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 4. 1912
The Coming and Going of People
You Know
Postmaster McClung Patton is at
Atlantic City attending the National
Convention of Postmasters.
Mrs. Frank P. Rhodes today went
to Staunton to visit ber daughter,
Mrs. David H. Kern.
Miss Bessie Adair left Saturday
for IrontOD, Ohio, to spend several
weeks visiting friends.
Mrs. Beulah M. Hutton is in tbe
Northern markets buying fall and
winter goods for the Lexington
Millinery store.
Mr. B. S. Clatterbaugh left yes?
terday for Roanoke( to enter bis
daughter, Miss Ruth, in the Coulter
Business College.
Mrs. Harry C. Bowyer, accom?
panied by Miss Prunces Bowyer, is
in Harrisonburg visiting her sister,
Mrs. John H. Hicks.
Dr. D. B. Easter of Washington
and Lee University, will occupy the
pulpit of Trinity Methodist church
next Sunday morning.
Mr. George E. Ross of Knoxville,
Tenn., is visiting his parent -., Col?
onel and Mrs. J. D.. H. Ross, at
"Sunnyside," near town.
Mr. Edwin K. Morris, who holds
a position in a drug store in Rich?
mond, is visiting his parents, Mr.
and Mrs. W. L. Morris.
Professor and Mrs. H. B. Nolly,
for several years connected witb
the Southern Seminary, have moved
to Lexington to make their home.
Mr. Lewis W. Northern, who
spent several weeks in Lexington
with his mother, Mrs. Robert L.
Northern, has returned to his home
in Chicago.
Mr. and Mrs. Albert Staley Holtz,
who have been guests of Captain
and Mrs. W. F. Pierson for some
time, left yesterday for Frederick,
Md., to visit Mr. Holtz's parents.
Dr. and Mrs. Bernard W. Switzer
bave returned to lexington after an
absence of a month, Dr. Switzer
spending the month of August in
Baltimore and Mrs. Switzer visiting
relatives at Mt. Crawford.
Rev. William F. Locke has joined
Mrs. Locke and their daughter,
Miss Dorothy, at Atlantic City, and
will return with them to Lexington
tbe latter pai t of next week. He
left Monday for Front Royal in his
automobile, accompanied by Mr. W.
bi. Steele.
Miss Annie Coffey of Stuart's Draft
and Miss Lydia Bellen of Solomon's,
Md., are visiting tbe delightful
country borne oe" Mrs. Harry P.
Straub of near Lexington. Misses
Coffey and Mellon and Mrs. Straub
wera college friends at Southern
Seminary.
Rev. Emmett W. McCorkle, D. D.
of Rockbridge Baths, was one of the
speakers at the annual convention
of the August County Sunday
School Association held last week
at Bethel Presbyterian church. He
spoke twice, his themes being,"The
Teacher's Touch" and "The Bible
and the Success of Defeat There
with."
Jones Pleaded Guilty to Charge
Charles D. Jones, colored, who
conducted an eating house and
"soft" drink place uear the bitch?
ing yard, bas occupied most of tbe
time of the Circuit Court this week.
Of six charges for violating the li?
quor laws, be pleaded guilty on two
and received tines, and four were
dismissed. Of two charges of lar?
ceny one was dismissed and the
other continued to the November
term.
The appeal case from Mayor
Shields, who fined Jones $100 and
60 days for selling liquor without a
license, Jones pleaded guilty and a
fine of $75 was imposed by the
court. One indictment by tbe grand
jury for selling liquor without li
cense, he also pleaded guilty and
was tined $50.
Jones was acquitted on tbe charge
of stealing a watch belonging to a
student, Mr. Jamison, and the
charge of theft of watches belong?
ing to Mr. Di-Priest was continued
to November.
Summer Half Holidays
Last week concluded the half hol?
iday given each Wednesday by
many of the merchants to their em?
ployes during July aud August.
Tbe opportunity for reata half day
of each week during tbe heated
term proved un appreciative favor
to tbe employes and was satisfac?
tory to the merchants.
'Williams?Carrington Wedding at
Presbyterian) Church
Tbe Lexington Presbyterian
church will be tbe scene of a pretty
oupliai event tonight at 9 Obeloe?,
when Miss Virginia Watkins Car?
rington, daughter of Mr., Henry
Paul Carrington, will be wedded to
Mr. James Peter Williams, Jr., of
Tazewell, Va The church is pret
tily decorated for the occasion with
ferns, pal wis, roses and asters.
Tbe bride will wear a wedding;
gown of crepe meteor and duchess
lace, and will carry a shower bou?
quet of lilies of the valley. Tbe
maid of honor, her sister. Miss
Nancy E. Carrington, will wear
pink meteor aod chiffon, and will
carry a shower bouquet of maiden
hair ferns.
Tbe bridesmaids will be Miss Ella
Claire Cutts of Savannah,Ga.; Miss
Rebecca Leigh of Houston, V-\.; Miss
Nell Baskerville Carrington of Lex?
ington; Miss Mary Houston Turk of
rarewell, Va.; Miss Mary W. Roper
jf Petersburg, Va; Misa Nellie
Randolph Williams of Lynchburg,
v_.They all will wear green chiffon
ivar white satin and will carry
?oses.
The groom will be attended by
Hr. Thomas W. Williams of Lynch
lurg, Va., as best man, and his
groomsmen will be: Messrs. John
??berts of Pocahontas, Va.; Archer
L Bell of Premier. W. Va.; Henry
_ul Carrington of Lexington;
Yank K. Williams of Lynchburg,
ra.; Alexander G. Russell of Tass
rsl I, Va.; Ts-zewell M. Carrington
f Lexington.
The officiating minister will be
ae Rev. Dr. Jobu Watkins of Spar
in burg. S. C., wno officiated at the
larriage of the bride's mother.
Miks Evelyn Nelson of Leixington
ill preside at tbe organ and play
ie wedding march from Lohengrin .
he bride will be given in marriage
i her uncle, Judge William R
urksdale of Houston, Va. The im
? r-iive ring service will be used.
Little Misses Maria Holt of New
?rt News, Va , and Sarah Owen of
ixington. will be the flower girls,
rrying baskets of asters.
Owing to family affliction only a
iall reception will be held at the
ma of the bride's mother on
ashington street, after which Mr.
d Mrs. Williams will leave for a
p to include New York and Lake
orge. They will reside at Tur?
ill. Va.
1'he bride is quite popular in Lex
jtou social circles, and is an at
ictive and accomplished young
ly
1'he following out-of-town guests
i here for the marriage: Judge
1 Mrs. William R. Harksdale.
ss Helen Barsdale, Houston, Va.:
. and Mrs. Alex H. Russell,Taze
ll, Va ; Mrs. Mary C. Reynolds,
s. Saxon W. Holt, Master Saxon
Holt, Jr., Newport News, Va.;
s. Tom Watkins. Chatham, Va.;
s. Frank H. Deane, Miss Nell
Clure, Mrs. C. C. Oarksdale,
hmond, Va.; Dr. and Mrs. T.
nstrong, South Boston, Va :Mrs.
na Williams, Miss Evelyn Wil?
ls, Mr. and Mrs. N. G. Suhling,
. William Williams, Lynchburg,
; Mr. and Mrs. Archibald Gum
s, Clarke county. Va.
Moore's Creek Water
he new pipe line fruin Moore's
ek to Lexington bas practically
a completed, and the water has
3 turned on. It has reached
end of the line, but on account
?aks through the wooden pipes
the open joints a good deal of
water is escaping. The pipes
swell in a tew daysand prevent
s. The contractors estimate
it takes about twelve days
he joints to swell sufficiently to
ent leaks. The wooden pipes
ill right more than half the dis
e from the head, because they
i had time to swell at the joints.
msiderable of the water along
line has been lost by persons
taring with tue openings. At
point it was discovered that
i one had made an opening and
in a pipe and was drawing
r from the line.
e work will shortly be com
d. The town authorities will
ve the work only after a thor
test and when everything hus
ed satisfactory.
Church Musical
e ladies of the Baptist church
give a musical at tbe home of
nd Mrs. Manly on White street,
ty night, September 6th, at 8
M,i for the benefit of tbe build
fund. No admission will be
ted, but a silver offering will
ceived. Come and bring your
ds and enjoy s pleasant eve
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I Lexington Firemen Won Honors a
Roanoke Convention
The racing team of the Lexingtor
Fire Department won honors at the
(State Volunteer Firemen's Conven
Hun held in Roanoke last week, anc
on their return to Lexington Satur
day the fire laddies were accorded a
royal welcome, and were escorted
from tbe station in a tally-ho and
led bv the inspiring strains ol
tbe Virginia Military Institute
band.
The Lexington team gave a good
account of themselves at tbe con?
vention. They won tbe world's
race in 30 seconds. Loray being a
.-lose second with 30 33 seconds.
The prize was $100. In the State
race Lexington made the best run,
out lost out at tbe nozzle. Their
time was 22 seconds, which beat all
records at this or former contests.
Tho winning team was Lu ray, whose
time was 26.59 seconds. The prizes
were $100 and the custody of ti.e
association trumpet.
After tbe races tbe Lexington
team received much attention in
Roanoke, including s motor ride
'brough the city.
Tbe team reached Lexington on
their return Saturday afternoon and
were met by the V. M. I. band and
a tally-ho. A large crowd witnessed
their march through tbe streets to
the Firemen's building, and their
banner decorated with the trophy
i-f the race, $100 pinned to the flag,
attracted much attention.
Following are tbe men who com?
posed the racing team in the contest
in Roanoke Friday:
Messrs. Charles Devine, William
McKeever, John Mattan, Edward
Hook, Walter Hook, Joe McCormick,
rVilton Funkhouser, J. Mc. Meeks,
rhomas Agnor, Elwood Seal, Leoc
?lorris, Charles Hutton, Reid Ag
lor, Robert Morris, Rader Brown.
Following are some of tbe press
lotices in tbe itoanoke papers com
ilimentary of the Lex ing tem team:
Tbs World: "There were eight
untesting hose reel teams. Lex
-gton could and should have won
rst had it next been for a complete
reak. The boys failed to get or.
ts wa teer ut all. Their running
me was 22 seconds."
The Times: "Tbe reei races, on
andolpb street, were the most sen
itional part of the convention pro
ram. The Lu ray and the Lexing
gton teams, besides winning
rizes, were paraded over the city
the afternoon in one of tbe big
itomobile Ure trucks of the Roan
e department.
"The Lexington team surprisad
lb
e entire outfit by winning easily
e free-for all, running it iu thirty
conds flat."
Old Reliable* Lynchburg Fair
The Interstate Fair to be held at
?nchburg, October 1, 2, 3, 4, this
ar, bas made some very interest
g changes in its premium list
lidi later will be mailed by a re
est cn a postal card to P. A. Ix>ve
:k, secretary, at Lynchburg.
therto nothing has been received
express at the Lynchburg Fair,
t this year the Southern Express
mpany will deliver exhibits in
o departments only to the fair
minds under certain conditions,
ese two departments, E?Poultry,
i F?Agricultural and promologi
e.xhibits, for which several hem?
ed dollars alene are offered,
rho free attractions booked this
ir excel those of any previous
? and are tbe most sensational
I thrilling yet seen at any Vir
ia fair, while the racing will be
ra fast. Night performances
h fireworks. Reduced railroad
bs. Children under 12 years of
, free on Tuesday only.
aid for Shoes After Many Years
Ir. C. E. Deaver a few days ago
jived $1.75 in payment for a pair
hoes sold thirty years ago. While
ing on bis porch on Jeffers-on
et one day this last week en
og the quietness of a warm af
loon, a stranger approached and
*d if that was not Mr. Deaver.
?n informed of the correctness
is surmise, the visitor remarked
he was indebted to Mr. Deaver
i pair of shoes tbat were pur?
led in 1882, and proceeded to
i over tbe coin of the realm to
amount. In relating tbe inci
i the venerable former shoe
er remarked: "That is another
ance of the Deaver good luck."
ie subscriptions to tbe Wilson
Marshall fond amount to $ HIS to
present. Dr. Pendleton carried
eek with him to Nhm York for
which bs will present to tbe
ona! Democratic Committes,
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Mrs. J. A. Dickinson Died Friday in
Clifton Forge
Mrs. Sallie Eiiith Dickinson. wif?
Of Mr. John Andrew Dickinson,
'lied at amt home in Clifton Fv>rg?
last Friday, August 30, lil 12. after
ai illness of six weeks. The re
mains were brought to Rockbridge
fir burial, and tbe funeral services
were held Sunday morning at ll
o'clock from the Timber Ridge
Presbyterian church, conducted by
Rev. L. H. Paul of Clifton Forge,
and assisted by Rev. RL. Kinnaird
of Timber Ridge. The interment
was rr ade in the nearby burying
ground.
Mrs. Dickinson was a daughter of
the late Mr. Win. P. Lam, and was
Jiged Al years, Surring her are five
sisters and three brothers. They
ure Mrs. John T. Womeldorf, Mrs.
Hubert Pultz, Misses Mary A.,
Elizabeth G. and E. Alva Lam of
Rockbridge. and Messrs. Henry L.
and Walter C. Lam of Norfolk and
James W. f_rn of Rockbridge.
Mrs. Womeldorf ind Mr. Henry
Lam were with their sister when
she died. Accompanying the body
from Clifton Forge, were tbe hus?
band, Mr. Dickinson, and his two
sisters, Misses Ella and Annabel
Dickinson of Millb.iro, and brother.
Mr. William Dickinson; also Mr.
Wood and Mr. Harrison of Clifton
Forge.
Death of Mrs. Elden B. Shorter
Mrs. Dessie L. Shorter, wife of
Mr. Elden B. Shorter, died Satur?
day, August 31. 1912, at her home
in Clifton Forge, after an extended
illness from pulmonary trouble,
iged 28 years. The remains were
brought to Rapp's Mill for Inter
ment, the funeral being conducted
Monday afternoon at 3 o'clock from
the Baptist church at that place,
by Kev. A. W. Wood of Oxford
sharea.
Mrs. Shorter was the youngest
laughter of Mr. J. Mc. Ewing, who
is making his home in Lexington.
Pour brothers survive: Messrs. R.
v Ewing of Oklahoma, Wilson and
?>iuart Ewing of Missouri, and John
_ Ewing of Rockbridge, and two
;istern: Mrs. J. D. Kirkpatrick of
.errs Creek and Mrs. J. R. Beeton
f Lexington.
A Narrow Escape
Mrs. A. S. Montgomery, Miss
essie Hutton and Master John C.
Litton. Jr., had a narrow escape
rom serious injury last week at the
ew iron bridge over North River
t tbe old lime kiln. While driving
nto the bridge some person under
eath the structure frightened the
orse which backed over the abut
tent, and but for the breaking of
portion of the harness tbe occu
ants would have sustained serious
not fatal injuries.
_. G. Jahnke is Co.
(J. W Zimmerman, Successor*
Jewelers and Opticians
When buying Diamonds,
Watches, Jewelry, Clocks, Sil?
verware or Glasses, buy from
the man that knows what he M
siBUM you. My twenty years'
experience has taught me what
noon noons sra and I will sell
you good uuons as cheap as you
can buy anywhere.
Also expert repairing of
Watches, manufacturing of Jew?
elry, Diamond setting, and en?
graving DUNE KY HAN'D ? not
scratched on by machine. Work
lone U?Bl and pi iinptly. and
?heap as it can be done right
or. Give us a trial.
Special attention to Optical
nisinesit. If you need Glasses,
ny twenty years ol experience
s at your service. See me and
will make you glasses that
t. Bioken lenses duplicated
xactly on short notice.
J. W. Ziuiiiiermar, Successor
. G. Jahnke & Co.
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New Fal! Goods
? Fall Goods are coming in daily at Adair's store. Many
pretty Dress Goods.Flannelettes,rLadies' Suits and Coats have
already come. The Snits are very pretty and attractive and
not expensive. The standard length of the Tailored Snit
Jackets will be thirty-two inches. Tho Skirts are just a little
fuller than last .season. The most popular material will be
Serges and Whipcords. Oar Fall Corsets and BhcMS are also
in. It is our purpose to show a very attractive line of goods
feir the season. All we ask is for our frienels to como sod see
what we have before sending their order away. We eau, ami
will do as well for you, as any mail orde-r bouse. Wo two
Snits alike and a large variety of merchandii-e always in stock,
so as not to hive duplicates ami dress sverybodj .dike.
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F. McD. ADAIR
The Habit of Thrift is Just as Easy
to cultivate as the habit of selfish indul
genoe, ;ind it is a long ways better habit to
have. The price of extravagence and in?
dulgent is WORKV?worry over the con?
sequences of reckless and useless spending.
Anything that is paid for in WORRYING is
very expensive. Ho* much better it is ku
look sbesd -* li.tie: to use nome self denial
and cut mit the needless expenditures ami
fortify ou rael rsa against financial worries
by saving for the time of need.
THIS HANK WILL HELP YOU
For Safety and Service
Bank of Rockbridge
ONCE USE
ELECTRIC LIGHTS
In your home and you witt never be satisfied with
any other kind
ET US GIVE YOU AN ESTIMATE FOR WIRING
YOUR HOUSE
The cost is less than yow would think
Rockbridge Power Corporation
30XF. ?-'Ol
NELSON STREET
>pen an Account in the Bank which
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United States Government
HAS MADE A
DEPOSITARY
Of Its Postal Savings Funds
You will receive tho MUM courteous treatment whet.ki roar
josit is for one dollar or ten thousand elollars. Our Barings Pe
tuii-ut still iuvites you to save.
HE PEOPLES NATIONAL DANK
THE NEW STORE
'ith New Goods With New Prices
Phillip Miller's New Bargain Store
Main Street
Will open
IEXINGTON, VIRGINIA
Saturday, August 3 J st
(9 doota from Lyric)
v Store, New Goods, New Prices. Fm will do well by callin-/ st
new store. A ll our goods are up to-elate in stylos Mt so much le>w
n prices than you have been paying. I have special bargains to
r for opening week. It will pav you te) call aud couvinee yourself.
Yours respectfully,
PHILLIP HILLER

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