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ftbe ^Lexington(Sasette /OL. 108, NO. 39 LEXINGTON, VIRGINIA, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25. 1912 *1.0? P^R YEAR LAND CONVEYANCES |co AND BUILDING SALES kc Real Estate and Property Transfers Recorded The following deeds of barguin and sala were entered of record in the Clerk's Office of Rockbridge county for two weeks ending Sept. 23, 1912: Ida K. Sterrett to Robert Sterrett, atc. 1102 acres cn Little Calf Pas? ture River, Walker's Creek district. G. A. Jones to Eddie Scott Jones, two tracts of 17.71 acres, southeast of Lexiugton, adj H. M. Ruff, Lex? ington district, $7.IHH). Paul M. Peoicfc, spec'l commr., to W. J. Shaner.the J. F. Shaner dow er land of 8.16 acres near East Lex? ington. 12,500. A. L. Knick to Delia Smith, 2i acres i^n Brattun's Run, adj. J. NV. Piott, Walker's Creek district,$250. Vf. F. Pierson to C. R. Deaver, etc., the Wm. A. Rhodes property, corner Main and McDowell streets, lexington. A. li. Mutherspaugh to L. M. Adamson, bouse and lot near foot of Brushy Bill, west ol Lexington, $350. Paul M. Penlck, trustee, to Mri. M. B. Campbell, house and lot on Houston street, Lexington, adj. M. A. McCoy, * 1,285. John \V. Tribbett to C. G. Knick. mill property and 3t acres on Col? lier's Creek, adj. W. A. Tribbett. ? George A. Patterson to Stuart A. ChitUim.24 SOrSS one and one-fourth miles southeast of Fairlield, adj. John McClure, $1,500. W. a. Entsminger to John A. Entsminger, two tracts of 8 acres and 9} acres, respectively, on Col? lier's Creek, $160. Wm. R. Entsminger to John A. Entsminger, 3 acres and 8 acres, respectively, Buffalo district. Mrs. Fiances E. Penick to Mrs. Sarah Mcilwaine Waddell, lot od southside of Jordan street, Lexing? ton, adj. Mrs. Julia R. Irwin, $850. Addie E. Runnels to D. H. Mc? Cray, 4 acreB on Walker's Creek, adj. grantee, $100. James M. Withrow to Robt. B. Munford, Jr., lot in Glasgow. J. E. lr van to J. B. Austin, lot in Glasgow, $20. S. R. Leokey to C. H. McDaniel, 141 acres and 126 poles, the J. K. Turner place, Natural Bridge dis? trict, $4,000. A. N. Row to Norvbll Neil Cobb, 101 acres on Walker's Creek, adj Robt. Brown, $2,200. Hugb G.iodson Wills to Mrs.Clara M. Ruff, lot on Taylor street, Lox ington, adj. William Jennings. W. A. Johnson to Garrett T. Ans tin, il 60 100 acres of the Isaac Aus tin land, Natural Bridge district $175 Barry F. Reid to T. D. Reid, 10' acres and 30 poles on South Bu Hale adj. John A. Shafer. A.Kyle Roop to L A. Hartigan 16.25 acres 3 miles west of loxing ton, adj. Frank D. Coe, $1,000. R. L Miller tu Trustees Kerr' Creek Baptist church, lot at Dei uar rn, Kerr's Creek district. J. D. Clark to Samuel Lilly, acres on Buffalo Creek, $20. Teachers to Aid Woodrow Wilsoi A nation-wida movement, the fin of the kind in history, to enlist tl aid of the school teachers of tl country to elect Governor Woo dre Wilson to the Presidency, was i cently Jaunched in Washington I the Wilson- Marshall Democratic A sociation. Woodrow Wilson, hit self an educator, if elected, w practically step from tbe adminsti tion of one of the great university Princeton, into the White House. The plan has the official sancti of the Democratic National Comm tee, and has been approved Chairman McCotnbs, Treasui Rolla Wells and Chairman Morgi thau of tbe National Finance Cc mittee. Vice-presidents of the associat have been appointed in each of forty-eight States,who will orgar. the teachers of toeir respect States. Tbe commit!e? has des nated Prof. C.as. G. Maphis of University of Virginia, as v president for Virginia. Tba Gazette, only $1.00 a year. UR1ER-J0URNAL FORECASTS fl Ne At ret vicky Editor Predicts Wilson's Win Over All ["he Louisville Coirier Journal ikes the following interesting etement rho Roosevelt support is made up three classes: Those who are! ?n and out ot the Republican QJJ .rty--the ex-ofliceholdors?who ink that if he gets back they will it baek, and are enisled by the nis futuus that he may get back, ose children iu politics who take rn at his word and will believe ' is niling though it be proven against' ta: ra; and tho riffraff of excitement ! ba sekers, who follow the circus of' V alitical tomfoolery and noise, and om ivide their worship between the io ingmaster and the Elephant. No di ooest. intelligent workingman can re e bamboozled by the stuff and non itu ense trolled off by the Bossboss eil tr tull Mexisedom. He will probably ai ?ke two fifths of the Republican ja ote from Taft. But he will noi p ake one-fifth? nor one twentieth ti f thc Democratic vote from Wilse-n ?-< ,nd Marshall. If the total vote be e iixtren millions, tbe Courier Jour a ial makes this guess as to the divi- t doo: u Democrats.8.500.000 tepublicaus.5,000,00(1 tioosevelt . . . . . . 1,500,000 Socialists, Prohibs et al . 1,000.000 Total . 16.000,00(1 "Woodey" Whomsoever Americans like, him do tliev proceed to adopt as a fain1, liar friend. They never could get in tbe habit of calling Mr. Tafi "Hill"; but thousands think and speak of Mr. Roosevelt as "Teddy." The Hull Moose has been trying his be-st to queer Governor Wilson hy calling him "Doctor" and "Pro lessor," knowing the feeling the masses have that a "professor" is far removed from them. But the Westerners have fomd Wilson intensely human, every inch a man, with red blexid in his veins, pulsing in sympathy with the com? mon people. "Hello, Woodey!" shouted hundreds, greeting him at the station in Minneapolis. "Wood? ey! Woodey!'' the college boys shout? ed. All through the West he is greeted by tho new nickname they have given him. The West has taken Wilson to its bosom. There's no surer sign of popularity than a nickname affec? tionately bestowed?Baltimore Sun. What Democracy Stands For "We represent the desire tc set up an unmangled government, a government that cannot be used foi private purposes, either in the fielc of business or in the field of politics a government that will not tolerate tbe use of the organization of a grea party to serve the personal aims and ambitions of any individual ant that will not permit Legislation ti be employed to further any privat interest. It is a great conceptioc but I am free to serve it,as you als are. I could not have accepted nomination which left me bound t auy man or any group of men. N man can be just who is not free-.an no mau who has to show favor ought to undertake the solemn ri sponsibility of government in an rank or post whatever,least of all i the supreme post of president of tl United States."?Woodrow Wilso Antitoxin Rules Inasmuch as diphtheria isalreac being reported frcm various par of the State, the State Board Health has announced that the pr vioos rules for the distribution antitoxin will be maintained th winter. . By special arrangement with t manufacturers of antitoxin the Boa sells it at prime cost, less than o third of the retail price. Antitox may be ordered at any time and w be sent from Richmond by the til carriage. Bill for tho antitoxin ev be rendered by the manufacturer. As these arrangements for l distribution of the great diphthe remedy plade antitoxin in the han the I of those who need- it at a minim ice cost, tho Board of Health will i every effort during the coming di| iheria season to have the ser widely distributed. POINTED REBUKE Ll OF SWEMCES w Subjects of Taxation Should Bi Be Found IT GOVERNMENT EXPENSESSr >ollsh Unnecessary Offices and Not Gr Increase Salaries Just now when public attention being invited to the subject of pl .-dodging, and Auditor Moore is or ,ving published a list of those in m; irginia whose incomes amount to ti< Dre than $2,000, it is interesting ce recall the energy and eagerness cc splayed, in recent years, by the tb ipresentatives in the legislature w > find new subjects of taxation, and la ie entire absence on their part of iy effort to curtail expenses, abol cc ih any unnecessary offices, aod, it b ossible, to reduce the rate of taza- is on. Session after session has pre- s ented tbe spectacle of 140 suppos- b dly good business men, raking tbe ?_ tate for objects of increased taxa ion, declaring that the State treas ry was threatened with back uptcy, while at tbe same time they vere piling up ihe expenses and ireating new offices without a man if the 140 suggesting what would iccur to the veriest tyro io his own Jusiness-'-the possibility of reduc ng expenses as a means of meeting .he emergency. Amidst tbe clamor br more money, when the poor old whiskey dealer and the corpora lions were having popular preju? dice against them capitalized into bigber taxes; when the Legislature was proposing to establish a tax commission and pay a tax expert $6,ooo a year, and when it was in? creasing tbe circuit judgeships in the State frcm twenty-four to thirty two, not a voice was raised in favor of un investigation nf tbe expenses of the government; not a proposal was made looking to a possibility of abolishing a single unnecessary of lice, and not a reason was advanced why Virginia, with no greater ter? ritory or population, should need just twice as many circuit judges, and three times as many, all told, as j her nearest Southern neighbor, i North Carolina. As strange as is the Tact that these representatives of the people havi gone on, year after year, in creasing taxation without once con? sidering the question of economy ol administration, it is not more amax ing than the indifference and com placency with which the press and the voters view the proceedings and apparently welcome tbe increasec public, burdens. In the absence o any investigation of the subject o economy in State government, whi is prepared to say that even th whiskey dealers and the corpora tions are not being unjustly taxed that the tax on incomes is reall needed to defray legitimate exper ' 6es; that the tax on deeds and re; estate transactions are not unnece: sary hindrances to business; thi the tax on public franchises an charters is unavoidable, and thi tbe more recent tax on births an deaths are absolutely essential to wise and business-like administr tion of governmental affairs? If taxation is wrong in princip and is only justified by the needs a government economically admini tered, is it not rather strange th the people of Virginia do not aw ak* ^ to the responsibility of select'u representatives who will make s effoi t to reduce expenses rath than devote their whole time tofin ing new subjects of taxation ai new offices to create? Until some such effort is made ne .. . , . until some legislature can meet a adjourn without creating additior offices and increasing official sa , ries to be paid by enlarged taxati ?there ought to be a few people least in Virginia who will proti against this tax which renpei . neither the cradle nor the grave, a against a policy which prevent . man from going into debt for a ph which will earn an income of o^ $2,000. without taxing the bon , j the plant aod the income.?Fo uir~ I recent issue oi Charlottesville Pr ? ress. , iRGE BUSINESS IN APPLES OF VIRGINIA "Th ggest Crop Ever Mada in State! the" Being Marketed diei _ oroi UPPED TO MARKETS ARROAD tn" wal i tors owers Are Now Well Organized to' cne Conduct Bush ess Qrg The movement of the Virginia ap- 'n& 9 crop is now in progress, and the 'ori cbardUts of Augusta and .Vibe- det ?rle and other fruit-growing coun- ^a >s and all up in tbe Valley are ex- sul lodingly busy. Cbeerirjg reports Sh noe from the offices in Staunton of aDI ie Virginia Fruit Growers. Inc., **-< blch organization is by far *fhe y? rgest shippers of Virginia apples. Dr Clarence W. Moomaw,'he general lanager of this mutual selling and on uying agency composed of orchard- ^ its and farmers, is authority for the S* tatenient that the organization is ca landling this year tbe largest out- Te tut in its history. de For two years the Virginia Fruit Irowers, Inc. as an organization, hi ?ave been vigorously in the field, ind have brought to pass many hings of great benefit to the grow- ^ sra of the State. Recently, packing ichco's were conducted in the State tiy the Virginia Horticultural So :iety, hut it is interesting to reinfin ber that the first steps taken for the standardisation of tho Virginie pack were the steps taken by the Vira*, n ia Fruit Growers, Inc., in 1910. lt will be remembered the organiza? tion that year brought the first ex? pert box packers into the State of Virginia, and for a period of larc months many peach and apple or? chards throughout the Valley and Piedmont sections were really pack? ing schools. It ls said the organi- I zation spent over $1,000 in this work j i in 1910 alone. Since 1911) the work of education bas continued, and expert inspec tor-, go from orchard to orchard spending many hours and days su? pervising the pack and giving i I structions to growers and packers along standard lines. This year the association has gone a step further in its work of produc? ing a standard pack, for aside from inspecting in the orchard while tbe fruit is in course of packing, the as? sociation experts also inspect indi viducl carloads before shipments are made and forward written re? ports to the Staunton office so that the management has definite infor tnation as to the exact condition of each individual shipm-nt. I For the past two months Manager f Moomaw has been vigorously talk f ing early export prospects and pre? paring the way for earlier and oeav ier shipments of Yorks than ever before to the foreign markets. The I; organization is now busily engaged y in handling export stock, some ol their shipments having left Virgin'u as early as two weeks ago. The development of the expor it markets has been one of tbe most in d I teresting and lucrative phases o .? tbe Association work, and tue sys d tem under which the organizatioi a export shipments are handled oi a- the other side is said to be workei out along tbe finest lines known t le scientific distribution of fruit, of For over two years the Virgiui s- Fruit Growers,I nc, have had thei at own special tried and trusted repre m sentative stationed with a branc lg office in london, and every phase e tn the export business has been thoi er ough'y studied and worked oi d- from both ends of the line. id - Football Rules About the Same _ Tue football rules of 1911, as tai nd down by the inter collegiate fo.itba ial rules committee, stood practical! la- unchanged vheu the central boat on of football ofrh-ials completed deli at erationa in New York Sot ur til sst night. ?ts The officials, together with tooth;' nd managers, coaches and captain s a from schools and colleges from ? int parts of the Baot, mot to hear t ,,.,- nt?w rules interpreted by Wai: il?% I Camp, secretary of the rules coi rm m tte, and lo ofter suggestions. aK- Cheap advice is apt to be dear you act upon it. M. I. BAS FINE RECORD CAI e New Market Campaign" Told By a Southern Scholar Mic he Virginia Military Institute, ated at Lexington, Was before' Civil War a good school for sol-1 & s, a_d si-^ce then has been vig- *w? isly maintained. Its greatest I f el lition is that for ten years Stone- iD s i Jackson was ona of its instruc- cha i, but it has others which it | h<>w rishes. In May, 1864, its cadets, KUJ anized asa battalion of boys, rang- ln? in age from fourteen to twenty, I 'he ned part of the small army un- i ma ? Breckenridge, which at New Pr< rket defeated Sigel, who. with a ' jerior force, was marching up the ln< Bnandoah Valley. Enthusiasm i ?o i good leadership won victory for 'O' 3 Confederates, among whom the th ung soldiers were conspicuously |,n ave. vi The New Market campaign was di iy a small ripple in the ebb and bi iw of the mighty warfare of tbe ta lar 1864. The world in genera r^ res little about its minute detai - " j participants, however, and theil o! ;scendants. particularly to tbe hon P ?abie school whose young sons did ire such valiant service to theil mst', the careful story will h&v^ iterest. "l bis is given in "The New larket Campaign" by E. R.Turner. " Southern scholar and now profes jr of European history at Ann Ar or. The narrative is well atudied nd clear, and fair to the eombat nts on both sides.?The Nation. t t A Broadminded Statesman Governor Wilson in the course ol ce of his Western speeches, took I cession to thus* speak of President 'aft: "1 want to pay my tribute of re pect to shs President of the United (tates. I do not b^lie^e that any nan in theUnited States who knows lis facts qusstioa tbs patriotism or ;he integrity or the public purpose }f the man who now presides at the jxecutive office in Washington. If be bas got into bad company that is no fault of his, bscsuss he didn't choose the company; it was then beforehand. And if he has taken their advice it bas been bei I they were nearest to him, and be didn't hear auvbody else. That is why 1 would ra'her have the ad vice of a crowd like this than the advice of a cabinet." The Philadelphia Public Ledger, a militant Republican newspaper, regards Mr. Wilson's statement as the "happiest utterance of the cam paign," and "denotes the man of broad naiad; the statesman, the souud American citizen of good na? ture ana frank honesty, the decent and straightforward controversialist who will not stoop to scurvy tricks the honorable gentleman who has the good taste and tiie good sense t< enter into a political debate with ni descending to the sort of black gvardism which would, if persistei I in, make anv profitable discussioi impossible in the long run." I W. & L.'s New President Dr. Henry Louis Smith, the ne1 ' president of Washington and Le University, who comes to Tjexinj ton from Davidson College, Nort Carolina, to succeed Dr. Ceorge I Denny . who is now president of tr University of Alabama, made hi first address to the students of h new charge Tuesday and mad the fine impression that those wh knew him had expected, h Dr. Smith promises to do grei )f work for Washington and I.ree ac incidental Iv for Virginia and tl South. He is a worthy successor the man who built up the universii to its present size and influence Like Dr. Denny, he is a builder ar d an executive of high order. He c? " be counted upon to aid tbe unive sity in its growth and to main ta d its high standard, and even to rai; b- it. Material success he does n k> discount, but a high scbolast standard he places above money ai l" buildings. s. President Smith is welcome ill Virginia. Washington ard I^ee c '"' serves congratulations upon sect ing his services, and he is to congratulated upon his opportu ties for service to Virginia and t cause of education.?Richmond V giniaa. TURE AND CONVICTION OF ALLEN CLAN COSTLY s Maud Iroler Did Not Betray Her Lover ettlement was made Friday be? en the State and the Baldwin tz Detectives, Inc.. for services ieeking and capturing the men rged with the Carroll Court ise murders on March 14, for irding prisoners and protecting court. W. G. Baldwin, head of agency, went to Richmond and de his report to (iovernor Mann, ?senting his accounts, including previous settlements, 5 Baldwin-Feltz Detectives be. ve w received about #12.500. This eludes salaries and expenses eiT a posses in the mountains, guard g the Hillsville and the Wythe Ile jails and following up tbe hun ?eds of clues which came to taught, jside-i rewards for the prisoners ken in March. In addition, war mts on tbe Auditor were given ir. Baldwin for $2,800. the amount thc rewards offered for the ap rehension of Sidney Allen and Foale* Kdwards. aud for iofoniia on leading to their arrest. In all, nding and securing the Allens has ost tbe State a little less than $15, 00. Ii has been estimated that the ourt ceists. including jail fees, jury eta and expenses, sheriffs' tees ar i ?xpenses, will reach a total of $ltt. ?00 more. But Mr. Baldwin thieiki? llis is rather underestimated, ami >y the time the Commonwealth .hall have executed those who are ,o die in the chair,it will have spent f3o.<Mie?, all told, in punishing the ?rime of "shooting up the court, ? hooting down the law," and in naintaining its own dignity. Mr. Baldwin did not des rc to make public.any detailed statement af the distribution of the award money. L*iko Governor Mani", ho thinks it not a matter of public pol? icy to reveal tbe names of those who gi ve information. Two of the de? tectives are, for special raoaooa, to be given a share. Several people in the Carroll mountains, and perhaps one or more in North Carolina, will be remembered in the el.vision. But so fat as the [rulers are con? cerned. Mr. Baldwin makes a frank statement, and detailed the entire transaction to a reporter for The Times-Dispatch. Maude Iroler. he asserts most positively, will receive not one pen [ ny. She did not betray her lover, I Wesley Kdwards, he says, nor did ; she have the slightest reason to j think that she would be the cause J of h's capture. Her father, Frank Iroler, gave the real information which the detectives wanted. It is said he will refuse part of the re? ward offered for their capture. Iro? ler was to receive $500 for "tipping off" the detectives to Edward's re? treat through his daughter. Maud Iroler, Edward's eighteen year-old fiancee, is said to figure in her father's refusal of the reward. She is reported to have begged her father to refuse what she declares is "blood rooney." is "h Writ of Error In the Swartz Case The Supreme Court has grauted a writ of error in the case of Swartz vs. the C. & O. railway which was taken to the Supreme Court from e the Circuit Court of this city. Tt o will be recalled that at a recent term of the local court S.varti' was lt given judgment in the sum of $17, d j OOO against the railway company fur ie injuries received in an accident a to few years ago. The attorneys for ty the railway toe^k an appeal with the p. result that a writ of error was id granted by the Supreme Court in in Staunton, lt is st-id that if this r? case is not taken up out of its order in bv the court ot last resort that it se will be more than a year before it ot will come up for another hearing. ic Mr. J. Martin Ferry, of Staunton, id handled the case for the railway, while plaintiff had his interests to looked after by Mr. Wm. K. Minn, ot le- Covington.?Clifton Forge Review. ir-1 be It is said that J. Pierpont Morgan ni- i going to finance the Taft camp he* aign. The Alexandria News remarks ir-j hat he is noted for investing ia I srejliosi.