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THE COMING OF HIS FEET.
In the crimson of the morning, in the
whiteness of the noon,
In the. nniber glory of the dny's
In the moonlight robed in darkness,
or the gleaming of the moon,
1 listen for tho coming of His feet.
1 have hoard hia weary footsteps in
the sands of Galilee,
On the temple's marble pavement;
on tho street, * ?
With the weight of/sorrow, falt'ring
up the slope/of Calvary,
The sorrow of the coming of His
Down the minster isles of splendor
from betwixt the cherubim.
Thru' the wondering throng, with
motion strong and fleet,
Sounds his victor tread approaching
with n music far and dim,
The coming of his foet.
Senndnlcd not with sheen^of silver,
girdled not with woven gold,
Weighted not in shimmering gems
and odors sweet.
White-winged nnd shod with glory
in th0 Tabor light of old,
The giOij- nf the. coming of His foet.
He is coming, o my spirit, with his
With his blessedness immortal and
He is coming, o my spirit, and His
coming brings release,
i listen for the Coming of His feet.
ITEMS OF INTEREST FROM
. Cedar Bluff, Va., Dec. 10.?Born to
Mr. and Mrs. Bob Mitchell, a boy,
Rev. W. S. Hendricks, Presiding
Elder, held the quarterly conference
at Steelesburg last Sunday night nnd
epent tho night in Cedar Bluff, nd
uroused the Junior High School Mon?
day morning and drove to Abingdon
ii' ? to Knoxville nt which place there
is to he a presiding cider's meeting
with Bishop Mozon.
WE WISH A MERRY CHRIST
MAS AND A HAPPY NEW
H. L. BUSTON,
A. P. McKENRY,
visiting from montana.
Mr. lt. ii. Matthews, former Tnie
well citizen, is in the community from
Mrs. Sarah Steel, of Paint Lick, his adopted state, Montana. He has
passed away last Friday night and been in business in Butte for a num
wns laid to rest at the family grave her of years, und has prospered. Ho
yard. Rev. J. H. Kern was in charge is spending his time vibrating be?
ar' the service; Several from Ceuar tweon Thompson Valley, his old home,
Bluff attended. and Graham, where a number of his
Mrs. C. C. Bowls, from Birbookr brothers live. At one time he was' a
Va., arrived Sunday morning to, at- large stock holder in the famous
tend her mother's funeral nnd will Matthews pack of fox and rabbit
hounds, and several sheep killing cur
spend several days wii.ii ?riends.
Mr. nni\ Mrs.- C*. K. Kiser entor- dogs
taiaed .the League Monday night. An
enjoyable time was had by ovory the SICK in BURKE'S gabden.
Mr. nnd Mrs. i. o. Perkins, Mrs.
Mr. John D. Grcever, Burke's
R. J. Hurt and Miss Zell Watkins Garjcn ha3 been critically 111, but at
wore in Bristol shopping last Wed- iast accou?ts was better He is over
nesdny. 80 y0ars old hut it is thought that
.. Mr- George Luttrell nnd Miss Pau- )lis wonderful constitution will on?
line Childless were united in mat-;ai)le ])im t0 pull through,
riniony Saturday night. Miss Mamie Kelly is ill with pneu
Mxs. M B. Hurt met,with .an ac- , lnonia at ller j,ome in Durke'3 Qard
cident ,early Monday. She made a cn Her C0IU)ition is reported as fa
nns-step on the stairway and fell, vornble to recovery
but is improving at this writing. The | llumbcr of cnsca 0f tnQ
Iho Junior High School closed nu |? Burke's Garden are all repott
Wednesdny, free school Thursday, c,.' getting well. Mrs. Levi Rhudy,
third year high school Friday. Misses threatened with pneumonia, will es
Bowman left .Wednesday, Mr. and 0 sh is getting well.
Mrs. P. E. Goodman, Misses Jenning 1 ? ?_ "_
nnd French left Thursday.
T. A. REPASS RESIGNS. 1
T. A. Repass, Jr., who has been
the insurance business in this town
for more thnn twenty years, has re?
signed his connection with the Clinch
Valley Insurance Agency, nnd is ar?
ranging to go into the insurance busi?
ness for himself within the next few
days. It is understood that Mr. F. H.
Forbes, of North Tozewell, has ac?
cepted the position made vacant by
the resignation of Mr. Repass.
CHILD BURNED TO DEATH
NEAR FIVE OAKS. _
a C-ycar old child of Mr. Sayers, I
who lives in Dry Town, near Flvo|
Oaks, was burned to denth on Mon?
day. Its clothes catching on firo dur?
ing temporary nbsenco of the childs j
It is said that the mother left the |
house to go to a neighbors next door I
to borrow some nrticle, and was gone j
only a few minutes. When she ?e
tumcd the child had been burned to
death. No further details are avail?
Roanoke, Va., Dec. 18. i
Mr. nnd Mrs. Jos. Stras will cole- _, .,, , , . ,
brate their fiftieth wfedding anniver-l There will be a school entertain
sary on Christmas Day. No formal mo"t und Christmas tree at Steeles
invitations were sent out, but they l?urg, Friday Night, December 22.
will keep open house from six to nine Beginning at seven o clockv
iii the evening and will be glad to Everybody come and enjoy your
hnvo their friends call. No presents. se'*>
SEND IN A BOX FOFCONVICTS.I
_,The W. C. T. U. wiU-giv0 tho con?
victs a.box lunch the 6th Sunday.
Any one wishing to help will pleaso
fix a box with lunch for one in each
and send to the Clinch Valley News
office December 80th.
- MRS. J. A. LESLIE,
Chairman Relief Work.
Sunday school, Sunday 10:00 a. m.,
H. W. Pobst, Supt. Thora will bo no
services Sunday night due to the fact
tb,at the pastor has been given tho
privilege to visit.his homo near Rich?
mond for ChristOmas.
MAY THEIR TRIBE INCREASE.
The following cheerful card comes
to tho editor's deski
Huntington, W. Va.?"Mr, and
Mrs. Will H. Daniel announce tho
nrrivnl of William Moss Daniel and
John Wesloy Daniel, on Decembr 8,
1922. 105-4th St., Huntington, W. Va.
PRIVATE SALE OF HOUSEHOLD
i will sell privately the following
t Red room suit, consisting of bed,
inttresses, springs, and drsasar,
1 Dhynnette suit, 3 pieces.
And other furnitura.
Can bo. seen nt tlio home of Mrs
D. R. Johnson. Tnzewcll Avenue.
TAZEWELL, VIRGINIA, FRIDAY. DECEMBER 22, 11)22.
Civic League and Other Organi?
zations Will Have Celebration
? on High School Grounds
Saturday at 6 p. m.
A great deal of interest is boing
taken in the community Christmas
tree which is boing arranged for
Saturday, beginning at 6 p. m. by tho
Civic League Tho tree hns already
been placed and tho wagon load or
two of bags of candy will soon be
ready for old Santa Claus to pnss'out
to the youngsters, and those who_ar?i
not so young as well.
Tho large tree, furnished by Mr.
Cox at Grntton, and brought to town
my Mr. G. A. Martin, wns placed in
position on Wednesday by McCoy nnd
Gillospie, nnd will bo loaded with
presents of candy., toys, etc., and
lighted up. Tho promoters hopo to
have every child in the ontiro com?
The presents for tho treat wore
furnished by tho Civic Leaguo, tho
W. C. T. U., th0 churches, tho U. D.
C. und ensh contributions. The Mens
Bible clnss of the Methodist church
gave $50. Tho public hns been liber?
al nnd enthusiastic.
There is said to be about 000 bags
of randy, etc., prepared and every boy
and girl in town nnd community is
urged to bo present.
SPECIAL CHRISTMAS TREE FOR
Mrs. A. Z. Litz gave a fine enter?
tainment on yesterday to a largo
number of school children, at her
homo hero. Thero were 150 of the lit?
tle fellows of tho first and second
grndes of the. High School. A great
timo wns had. Mr. and Mrs. Santa
Clans were on hand regularly and
enthusiastically. The entertainment
wns held from 12 to 2 o'clock.
A Visit From St. Nicholas
'Twos the night before Christmas nnd nil through the house
s Not a creature wns stirring, not .even u niouau,
The stockings were hung by tho chimney with cure,
In hopes thnt St. Nicholas would soon bo thero.
The children were nestled nil snug in their beds.
While visions of sugar plum:: danced in their heads.
And mama in her kerchief, and I in my cap,
Had just settled our bruins for n long winter's imp.
When out on the lawn there rosu such a clatter,
I sprang from my bed to sou what wns the mal
Away to the window I How like a Hash,
Tore open tho shutters ami throw up the sn.li;
Tho moon on the breast of tliu new lallen snow
Gavo a luster of mhlday to the objocts below.
When, what to my wondering eyes should upponr
But a minnture sleigh nnd eight tiny reindeer,
With a little old driver, ro lively nnd quick,
1 knew in a moment it must be old St, Nick
More rapid thnn eagles bin courses they came,
And ho whistled and shouted und called them i>. name!
"Now Dasher! Now Dancer! Now Prancer and Vixen!
On Comet! On Cupid! On Donner unit Bllxon!"
To the (op of the porch, to the top of the wall
As dry leaves that before the wild hurricane lly,
When they meet with an obstnclc mount to the Buy
So up to the housotop tho coursers they Hew,
With a sleigh, full of toys, nnd St. Nicholas, too;
And then, in a twinkling, I heard on the roof
The prancing and pawing of onch littlo hoof
As I drew in my head and wns turning around
Down tho chimney St. Nicholas enmc with n bound.
He was dressed nil in fur from his bond to his foot
And his clothes were all tarnished with ashes nod soul;
A bundle of toy.i he hud Hung on his back,
And he looked like a peddler just opening his puck.
Iiis eyes, how they twinkled! Iiis dimples, how merry!
His cheeks were like roses; his nose like u cherry;
His droll little mouth wuS drawn up like u bow,
And the heard on his chin wns white ns snow
Tho stump of a pipe he held tight in his teeth,
And the smoke it encircled his head liko n wreuth
He was chubby und plump right jolly old ulf
A wink of his eyo nnd a twist of his bend,
lie spoke not a word, but went straight to his wurU,
And filled nil tho stockings; then turned with li ji i;..
And laying his linger aside of his nose,
And giving u nod, up the chimney he rose,
lie sprang to his sleijjh, to his team gave u whistle,
And away they all Hew like the down of u tili itle.
But I heard him exclaim, ero they drove ot t of sigli
"Happy Christmas to all, und to nil a good nighl
With But a Single Thought
DEATH OF MRS. STEELE.
Paint Lick, Dec. 20.?Sarah Allen
Steele, daughter of William and Sn
rnh Oney Allen, was born Juno 10,
1855, deported this life December 15.
1922. aged 67 years, 5 months and
26 days. She was born and reared
and spent her whole life in this coun?
ty. She wns married to Alexander
Steele on January 20, 1876. He died
March 25, 1902. To this union wero
horn 8 children, 7 girls and one boy,
(all of whom survive her except one.
He- daughters are: Mrs. Jno. L.
lined to his bed for about throo
months ns a result of an automobile
Two persons were burida her* last
week. One, Mr. Block, who was kill?
ed in a railroad uccident which oc?
curred at Keystone, W. Vn. The oth?
er, Mr. C. A. McDonald. Mr. Mc?
Donald was found dead in his bca
last Wednesday morning. It is sup- j
posed that he died of heart iscaso. i
Tho Community League of Falls
Mills met last Saturday night. Tho
weather was bad but there was a
fairly good attendance. After Uhtf
Ascuo Paint Lick; Mrs. T. R. Steele, usual business was attended to. there
Dufftcld; Mrs. W. E. Steele, Lexing- wuK a general discussion o ftho sub
ton; G. M. Steele, Paint Lick; Mrs.jject, cooperation between teachers
C. C. Boles, Brierhook; Mrs. C. B. and patrons. An outlino for tho wu'k
Ascuo, Paint Lick, nnd Mrs. R. A. j of the League for the remainder of
White, Repass, nnd one sister Mrs. the school year wag presented by the
B. A. Benvers, War, W. Va. She is , prsident and approvd by tho officers
also survived by 28 grand children, and members present. The outline it
Sho was n faithful member of the! as follows:
Methodist church, having professed j For january?the work will be du
faith in Christ at the early age of | votnd to sanitotjon and health. This
18 She never failed to rend the Biblo, work win be 8upervi8ed by Mrs. L.
each day and was heard to say a j W Buckland, chairman of the corn
short time before her death that she mRtee.
had rend it through 2 times. ? ' WaK_MB_? fll ?~~utii*
She was n true wife, o kind and for. .February?th9 committee
loving mother nnd a good neighbor. ent1e.r.ta,nm,tn*' aoc,*] ?nd Mereation
It does speak to wolf for he?, to 5l?,.w,1LV,BV,! ??r??\..M,!f 9,ftdy
SCHOOL CLOSES WITH INTER
Following is tho honor roll for
Pisgah school for tho month of De?
cember nnd an accunt of tho Christ?
Fourth grade?Robert Kinder.
Third grndc?Amanda Lawson,
Second graue?Garland Witten,
First grndc?Lidn Bell Davis, Rob
Pisgah School closed on Wednes
day, December 20, for tho Christmas
holidays with a very interesting pro?
gram. First, there were songs, reci?
tations, nnd a play, "The" Jolliest
Christmas Ever.' Then a bcautltnl
treo was displayed loaded with pres?
ents and lighted with candles. Mr.
John I. Crockett mnde an oxcollent
Santa Claus and distributed pres?
ents. Mnny of tho patrons and neigh?
bors wore present.?Mary H. Rich?
MOVED INTO NEW HOME.
rnlsc such a noble family of children
It seems noedlcsa to say moro, for
: her life speaks for herielf.
KILLED IN ACCIDENT?FOUND
DEAD IN BED.
Falls Mills, Dec. 20.?On account
of the heavy rains tho bottom lands
nt tin's place has been covered with
Among thoso on the sick list ab
this writing are. Mr. Joe Walker and
family, Mrs. S. M. Knobe,, Mr. I. H.
Harry, Mrs. C. A. Carter and Ufr.
Lafon. We nr? sorry to say that Mr.
Lafon has been at the poir.t of death
for several days. He .an been oeq>
McMulh'n will lead In this work.
For March?the subject of educa?
tion will receive attention. Mrs. C
A. Carter is chairman of this com?
For April?the committee on oivlc,
moral and home Improveont, will hold
sway. Mrs. I. H. Harry Is chairman
for this committee.
It is expected that those various
committeamen will look ahead and
plan 'some definite campaign work
and at least one public meeting with
a suitable program for each month.
The sum of $18.00 was made.from
the, sale of pies, cakes and candy
This will be used for the Benefit of
Allen nnd Mrs. Davidson have mov?
ed into their new home bought from
the S. C. Peery estate, oaot of North
Tozewell. Mr. Davidson will have
room to raise pig', cows and other
s'ock, and sistor Davidson can have
chickens a plenty to fuss over. Theae
good people will be missed from town.
Thero has already been six appli?
cations for Allen's chair in the S. O.
R. society at the hotel.
THE LAST CALL.
The mailing list will ba mado about
Tnnuary 1st. If you fall to get your
copy after' that date you will know
the reason. Consult the date on the
label of the paper, or on the wrapper,
this date is correct unlesa you hava
ypnid up recontly. (a
FIFTY YEARS OF MARRIED
R*v. mid Mm. Joseph Strns, Roa
noke, publish notice of the colebra
tlon of tho Fiftioth Anniversary of
their married lifo. Fitter yours is a
long time in prospect?short in re
trospct. Theso good people hnvo had
comparatively a smootho und plcns
unt voyage -over life's uncertain sea.
Tho lines havo fallen unto thorn in
pleasant places. They hnvo led n quiet
upright Christinn lifo, und as tho
shadows lengthen toward tho cast
hnvo tho inestimable blessings of
lives well spent, in tho service of tho
Muster and of their fellow mou.
They wero both bom nnd reared j
II Tnzowcll, nnd in their liunio town,)
.is well us in tho city of their adopt?
ed home, ore held in deservedly high
esteem. On behalf of n host of friends
mid on its own behalf, tho Clinch
Valley News extends most henrty
congratulations, und wishes for thoso
cood people many years yet of hap?
piness and usefulness.
W. P. Enstwood pastor.
Preaching by tho pastor nt North
Tnzowoll .Sunday at 11 n- ni. Toxt,
Malt. 1:21. Preaching in tho Main
Struct church nt 7:16. Text, Luko 2:
34. Special Christmas mimic.
UMBRELLA AND GLOVES FOUND
A ludies umbrella ..'.id cloves found,
lira in this office. Owner, call und got
I hem, paying for iIuh ndvertispment.
ITEMS FROM POUNDING HflE*
Poundng Mill, Dec. 20.?W. B., Dr
Hex Steele, und Rev. 0. C. Brooks
attended the funeral and burial of
I heir sister-in-law nnd aunt. Mrs. Su
nih A'.luii Stuelo, wlfp of the latu
$1.50 PEE YE
Alex Steele nt homo at Point lick.
Mrs. Raymond Trayor entertained
somo of the teachors Saturday-night.
Mrs. Bert Harsch and children,
left last Friday to" Join her husband
in Mnson City, W. Va., whero they,
Your scribe with several othor pa?
trons of tho school here, attondod.uio
Christinas xercisos this p. m. at thrco
o'clock. A Xmas treo and treat' was
given each pupil by tho faculty, whtlo
many othor presents wore given, es?
pecially to tho tenchrH. An enjoyablo
time was had.
Rex Alder, who has bcon clerking
for Steele, Gilleiiplo nnd Co. for tho
past six nnd a half months, resigned
nd accepted n position with tho War"
rior Coal Co.. nt War.. His brother,
Gcorgo Bnnc Alder, of La Grange,
Ky.. arrived on Saturday night to
llll his place.
Owing to Mrs. W. B. Stool being
Indisposed and also tho inclomoncy
of the weather, sho wns unable to
"drop in".with greetings on hoc
mother's, Mrs. Jnuo A McGuiro's 77
birthday on the 14th nnd also to at?
tend her cousin's, Mrs. Therein Re
pnss's quilting party on snmo dato.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Asbury,
:i weeks ago, n daughter.
This is wishing tho editor nnd his
family nnd all reudors of tho News,
n merry Christum? and happy and
prosperous Now Year.
A'/EWELL'S CHRISTMAS VISI?
Misn Julo Inglos, Dublin, Vn., Miss'
Flannairau, Jus. lung, Bundy Har?
vey, Gono Ginyson, Honry .Tuatoln,
Rntfotdj U. SfcThomns. Kontonia,
Kv ; Mr. A. Z^BMtWc-. from Groon
lo'icr ( olle;;'e>>*fhiBttlltors Will bo
guests of M|
Every pound is FRESH
DON'T FORGET?WE WILL
WRAP AND SEND IT RY IN?
SU WEI) PARCEL POST TO
ADDRESS AT OUR EXPENSE
JACKSON DRUG CO.
f PAY CASH - CASH PAYS
Mothers Oats, 3 Packages for,-31c.
20 Pounds 25 cent Coffc-,-$4.25
10 Pounds 25 cent Coffee,_$2.20
Macaroni, 4 Packages for,-?-30c.
Maticot Laundry Soap, 8 cakes for,-"-25c
Grandmas Washing Powder,. 6 for,-25c.
Canned Pens, 2 for,-_-25c.
Canned Pumpkin, 2 for,-_25c.
Seeded Raisins, 2 pounds,.-35c.
8 ounces Marachint; Cherries,-29c.
Apple Sauco, 3 cans for,-50c.
Short Salmon, 6 cans for,-25c.
Van Camps Soups, 6 cans,-58c.
Grape Fruit, 6 for,-,>-50c.
Beech Nut Pork and Beans, 6 for,.__??76c.
Rinso Washing Powder, 6 for,-39c.
Ivory Soap Flakes, 6 for,.-.,-56c.
Fino Eating Apples, 6 for-.18c.
Salt Bacon, pound,-?.1494c
Candies reduced to, pound-18c; and S9c.
Odd lot of JELLIES, PRESERVES and JAMS At one-half
BUY ALL YOU CAN AT THESE LOW PRICES AND