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SOLDIERS'
LETTERS.
Somewhere in France, Aug. 27.
My Dear Sister:
Just ree'd your letter this evening.
I wns glad to hear from you and to
know you all were well. I'm well
and doing fine.
I have been up in Pai'ia and than
sure is some line city, but, of course,
I didn't see much of it, but I saw
enough to tell it was the finest place
I believe, I ever saw. Mope I can sec
more of it before I leav France.
I didn't get my glasses today, but
guess I will. Will write you .when 1
do. I sent you and Mildred a little
souvenir. Hope you get them all
right. Tell May nurd I'll send him
something when 1 lind something In
send. Has he worked very bard this
summer? You wanted to know if l
had ever heard from Lillian. Yes, i
have heard once and have written hci
several times.
I have been up in the trenches and
got along fine. Everything is quiet
up there now. Has Hill ever started
over yet? I have seen several boys
that have been here a long time. One
of them is a Keister boy from Tan
ncrsville. Expect to look up some
more Sunday.
Well, I'll stop tonight and finish
sonyitime when 1 can think of some?
thing more interesting. It is twelve
o'clock and just finished dinner, but
havn't any more news than I did yes?
terday. I'm working today. I'm on
the job, but not much work. Hill G
and I are still together, sleep side by
side every night, and have most ail
the time. He is Sergeant now, but
he sure is good and nice. He seems
like a brother to me, we have been
together so long. Jim Ytltes is with
me, too, and getting along all right.
I don't think he has had but one let?
ter from home, but if you see any of
his folks, tell them he is doing Tine,
and Lester is all o. k. He told me he
had never written a letter since he
has been over here, but he prom'sen
me he would write and also saw Newt
Edwards the other day.
When you see any of Hill's folks
tell them he is alright, for you know
our letters may get lost. Well, this
is about all I know.
Your brother, CLARENCE.
From Clarence Turner to his sister,
Carrine Turner, North Tazewcll.
Supply Co., 00th Regiment,
A. E. F., France,
Der.r Ottie:
As 1 have arrived safely ovc.'sca:
I will write you a few l.r.e.i to let
you know I am well and happy and
hope these few lines will lind you all
the same. Well, t!.0 trip across was
very pleasant. We had no trouble a'
all. The sea was very still all the way.
I like this place very well. The French
people are very kind to the A'O' clean
soldier, altho 1 cant learn l< eir lingo
very fast. I think I will learn it be?
fore I get back. Well, I havn't heard
rom Frnticr yet, but I will und out
where he is soon. You know I can't
write very much of interest. 1 just
thought I would let you know that I
was still living and hope to reach the
old U. S. again. Well, as thus is about
all I can write this time, I will close
I will ask you to write a big letter
in answer, so goodbye and good luck
to all. Address
PRVT. JOHN W. BROOKS.
To Miss Ottie Ilourne, Gratton.
Indianapolis, Ind., Aug. 27.
Dear Ottie:
I shall now endeavor to answer i
your letter I received today. I was. '
glad to hear from you oneo more J
and glad you are well and enjoying
life a", the highest. I urn feeling bet?
ter today than I have for a longi
time. 1 heard from Eethcl. She has,
come back to Keystone, but said she
didn't think she was going to stay I
but a very short time. Wonder if|
Bruce has been called yet. I hope ho
hasn't, as I like to see some of the
good boys stay at home and I guess
lie will like that, don't you think so'?
I was down at the city Sunday and
had a very nice time. I like that place
a'! right. The city girls come up to
sing and play fur us every night, and'
we sure are eltld to see them, as we
gel awfully ionsomc at limes, and
yen know I love to have my fun
wherever I am. ;
When are you going back to Key-'
done, again'.' 1 know everybody
would love to see you. 1 know 1 would
?specially. Hoes Bill come home of?
ten. Tell him he had better go homo!
every chance he has while time is
?rood, i wish I had the privilege now.
I got a box from home today and 1
luie did appreciate it real line. Bruce
.cut me a box of candy and you
know I always love candy and you
know how long it will last around me.
Wish I was there so I could divide up
with you as 1 know you like this kind
line. How is everything around
there. (Jive your dear peop'e my
liest regards and 1 would love to see
them. The Captain gave us all our
overseas material today and said we
would go right away lo our long
joruney and 1 am pleased about it as
I will be nblo to tell you all some?
thing when 1 come back, so if you
have sent my candy, I will be here to
i?et it, if not they will send ti lo me.
3o take good care of yourself and I
will do likewise. But after I come
back from over there I want you lo
put the big sp:?on al the head of the
'able as it. will just lit my mouth.
Your friend. EDGAR CASSELL.
To Miss Oitlie Bourne,
Gratton, Va.
With tie American Expedition?
ary Force, August, 11)18.
My Dear Polly:
It has been one week since we left
O. I wrote you after we left Philo.,
and passed the letter out of the win?
dow to a pretty little girl. Hope she
sent it on to you. Wet got off the
train about dark that night and went
aboard a ship. We started for some
place overseas next morning and we
are now about mid-ocean. We had a
wonderful convoy the first day out.
One dirigib'e, one balloon, and num?
erous seaplanes, destroyers and crui?
sers. No sub. would have dared to
put a periscope up. We have had a lit?
tle excitement, such as a marine's
hat that has blown overboard, a black
lish or some other object showing on
the surface, which always gets siirh!
ed for a periscope. A three-inch gun
booms out and the object is gone, but
you ought to see us getting into our
life preservers and to our quarters.
(The place where we fall in for all
entergency calls.) I got just a little
seasick but am feeling line now. We
are having delightful weather. I
sleep on the top deck forward where
there is plenty of air. I have a hunk
down on the fourth deck, but like it
better out in the air. Oh, I'd like to
tell you a lot more about the trip,
but the mail we send will all be
censored and you know we should be
very careful anyway. I'll have to wait
anil tell you the rest. I don't, sup?
pose you have gone home yet, but you
arc most sure to be there before this
can get back, for it will have lo go
on wherever I go and return. (I mean
wherever .I land). Yes, I did get tho
tomatoes, and they weie just tine.
Some of them were mashed. I have
very little to do on the ship, so 1
sleep most of the time. I'm glad 1
can sleep so much for you are always
with me then. Geel 1 bet you and
Ida arc having a time canning toma?
toes and driving about the country.
Tell me all about the farm you pick?
ed out for us when you get this let?
ter. Don't be one bit disappointed if
you don't hear from me often, for
you won't hear very often to be sine,
but keep writing just ti e same and
so will I. Of course there is no need
for me to write the whole family sep?
arately since this will include them
all. Now, listen. "Brat." if you don't
get your allotment soon, the Home
Service Section of the Red Cross will
look after it for you if you ask them,
nnd you shouldn't neglect it too long.
Be a brave little girl and don't wor?
ry about. "Nan." Try to keep father
and mother cheered up by being cheer?
ful. Remember that "Nan" wants
his "Brat" to lie cheerful and happy
and of course you couldn't, think of
disobeying him when he loves you so
much. As 1 said before it was such
a supreme pleasure to have had you
all to myself for so many happy days
just before faking my departure. They
were abou the happiest days 1 ever
spent. I hope to return for more
happy days with the "Brat." Lis?
ten, you must never allow anything lo
happen to question the love, confi?
dence and respect of father and mo?
ther for you. You know how depend?
ent tltcy were (or thought they were)
on me, and how much confidence they
had in me. When 1 return they shall
stiil have me to depned on and much
more fur they will have both of us.
I know I couldn't really be hapny
without them and without you. Well,
thai wouldn't do so you see how much
my happiness depends on you all.
You've heard about the Hying lish,
havn't you? Well, we ran into whole
schools of them and I suppose they
think the ship is a big lish after them.
They fly out of the water and 11 y away
from the ship life birds, but they do
not get very high off the water. They
are about as huge as the little honi?
ed lish we catch a! home.
(live my love to all the homo folks,
bill keep all you want for the "Brat."
Your loving, "NAN."
From Private T. R. Harrison, Co. A,
Mncrine Gun But., U. S. M. a, A.
E. F., to his wife. Mrs. Poltie Hnr
risson, Tnxcwcll, Va.
Somewhere in the Old Country,
August 20, 1D1H.
The following letter from Sam
Summers, son of .1. H. Summers, of
I ' tone, throws a side-light on the
activities and good work of the Red
?"? ?>?! wcrking among the boys over
liiere. The letter was addressed to
Miss Rose Summers, who is connect?
ed with Hie First National Bank, of
Olucfic.d.
Dear Sis:
I will answer :i few of your h-ltors
I received yes;??'day. I just spent ISO
days in the hospital with fever ami
just got back so I could get my mail.
I was treated just line at the hos?
pital. It was an American base. Ail
(.he U. S. nurses, too, what I'm talk?
ing about. I saw a nurse (lo re that,
was at Camp McClcllun, when I was
in the hospital in that camp. The
Red Cross and Y. M. C. A. pre making
a regular American out of France for
the soldier buy-. Urjre the people (
back there to help the Red Cross, for
they are doing a irreal, wink here.
You might send me the Clinch Val?
ley News. It will give me all the
home news. If you send a daily paper
the mail would he so, much heavier.
Certain-teed renders
a war service.
Certain-tsed saves tvar supplies, because it is
made of materials which have ?w use in war pro?
ducts. It serves war needs because it provides our
armies, and peoples everywhere, with efficient,
economical roofin-g.
Certain-teed saves tvar transportation, because it is so
compact that it takes minimum car space, and so easy to
handle that it requires the minimum time to load and unload.
Certain-teed saves war labor. It can be laid in less
time than any other type of roof; and no skill is required
anyone who will follow the simple directions that come
packed in the center of roll can lay it correctly.
The durability and economy of Certain-tad are recognized the world
.over, as proved by its enormous sale. It is now the standard roof
for factories, office buildings, hotels, stores,
warehouses, garages, farm buildings, etc.
Guaranteed 5, 10 or 15 years, according to
thickness. Sold by best dealers everywhere.
Certain-teed Products Corporation
Officet&Warehouse, in Principal Cilio? of America
Manufacturers of
Certain -teed Paintt?Va rnishes ? Roofing
Subscribers through these banks to the First
and Second Liberty Loan Bonds, wishing to ex?
change their bonds for 41-4 percent bonds, will
please present bonds at these banks At Once.
TAZEWELL NATIONAL BANK,
BANK OF CLINCH VALLEY,
Tazewell, Virginia
sSEEE
und nothing raoro in it thnn I ace
every day.
1 am getting along all right after 1
got thru reading those eleven letters
yesterday, i will try and write you
one., a week after this. Give my love
to Virginia nnd Clyde and the fami?
ly. Love to all.
Your brother, SAM.
KAISER KNOWS HIS DOOM AND
WILL EIGHT.
(Richmond Virginian.)
Many things point to an early vic?
tory against eGrmaiiy. Hui let us
not be deceived. The Prussian d\nns
tv is most likely to light to the last
ditch.
The kaiser's final overthrow is in?
evitable. From every collier the evi
deuce aeeuiaula.es to establish the
hopelcesncss of bis schemes. Never?
theless, it e n.in t be denied that he is
fully advised of the final end. It is
this fact thai muat force him to make
a I"sl stund.
Were iho conditions normal, he
might be expected lo surrender. All
down the world's history greet loaders
have yielded to the inevitable ami m
the lace of complete disaster capi?
tulated to avoid further suffering. In
many cases the surrender has been
accepted gracefully, and the defeated
leader protected in every manner that
might guard his dignity and personal
honor.
In the ease of the kaiser the world
holds a very distinct attitude. He bus
outlawed himself from every consid?
eration. He has committed every
crime known to man. lie has dese?
crated every holy thing. He has be?
come the by-word of shame and sin.
All this be knows. He knows that
ihere is coming a day of execution.
Judgment has already been entered,
and his only chance is lo CSCnpo the
final penalty of the law.
As the days go by his clinics will
multiply. Like the hunted criminal
that lie is, he will spare no pains to
prolong Inn doom. The business for
him has narrowed to a matter of sav?
ing himself. lie cannot escape lo any
poinl of the compass, and bis only
salvation is to light. His armies will
eventually be reduced lo holple. SI1CS8,
and still he will drive Ihem to il, and
long after all hope of success is for?
ever gone.
And so bte way is yet long and te?
dious. High expectation of early vic?
tory for the allies may serve great?
ly to prolong the struggle, because of
the apathy it may engender. The
great accomplishments of the past
weeks tells us in no uncertain lan?
guage that, we are the masters of Hie
held, anil yet is is this very thing
that may cause us lo relax our bold
and yield a earless advantage to
the enemy.
Tl ere is bat one po'tll in the dis?
cussion. The allied nations cannot,
afford to fallet- in their present mo?
mentum. Every energy must be con?
centrated and used from now on with
increasing vigor and earnestness. The
enemy must not be permitted rest till
his fate Is settled forevor.
Individually this is personal. Every
mail an l woman in America, has a
personal responsibility in the contest.
It is impossible lo say that the fail?
ure to perform the smallest act of pa?
triotism will not. prolong the war.
The power behind the great armies
of the allies is composed of the indi?
vidual doings of men and women. Ev?
ery ono has a part to perform and
no one '.in perform that part as i.
substitute. This war will last Ju?t
as long as I be people permit il to
la: I. The kaiser will never surrender,
lie and his kind must finally he tak?
en dead or alive. Let tho pressure
multiply.
PATRIOITISM AND LOYALTY OF
GARY GOAL MINERS.
(Rlueficld Telegraph,)
A great demonstration of patriotism
and loyalty lo the government was
shown by the employes of the United
S?lles Coal and Coke Co., at Gary,
Saturday night, when by putting in
cxira time they produced ,300 tons of ;
Pocahontns coal. i
Ten of the twelve operations par?
ticipated in the exhibit. No. :t works ,
made no showing, operation having
been suspended there by the building '
of a new tipple; No. 11 works was al- '
so out on account of the rotary con?
verter being down.
It is not new feature at. the mines
? !' this company to add to their ton
i ige by overtime production.
'in Saturday night previous, the)
employes of No. 0 works mined 800
tons of coal. On July I the employes
of these works celebrated the anni?
versary of the nation's natal day by i
producing 14,627 tons and on labor 1
day, September 'A, they produced 14,
.lrjr, tons.
In these patriotic exhibitions n<i
one nationality is more conspicuous
than another. Withotu rgeard to nil- '
tivity the men repsond to the demand
of the government for more Poca?
hontns coal. Foreigners of nil na- 1
tionalitios and while and colored i
Americans join in the task of aug?
menting the coal supply.
JOINT CAMPAIGN.
Sevi u Organizations Will Pool Fore- '
es to Raine Largest Charitable
fund Known in History.
President Wilson, in a letter to
Raymond II. Fosdick, Chairmnn of
i he War Department Commission of
training camp activities, suggested
that the seven great organizations
interested in recreation and comforts
for our soldiers, both here and abroad
combine their requests for funds in a
single campaign, lasting one week.
He also suggested the week beginning
November lllb, to he known as the
United War Work Campaign, and all
organizations have agreed to this.
Till means that the American people
may confine all of their "war giving"
to these r.even days. The amount
that will be naked of them will ag
grcgate $170,000,000, representing the
total annual budget, ami also the
largest charitable donation in his?
tory. It will be divided ns follows:
Young Mens Christian Association,
51(10 000,000; Young Women-; Chris-!
!i; :i Association, 810,000,000; Nation-1
.a! Catholic War Council, (including!
, the work of the Kn'ghts of Columbus
.and special war activities for women)!
$.10,000.000; Jewish Welfare Board,
, $3,500,000; War Camp Community
Service, $15,000,000; Salvation Ar
? my, $3,500,000.
The President also paid tribute to
the services performed by each of
the organizations. He said that "thru
their agencies the moral and spiritual
resources of the nation have been
mobilized behind our forces nnd used
in the finest way, and they are con?
tributing directly to the winning of
the war."
! It has become increasingly appar?
ent that seven such campaigns can?
not be conducted in the period nnmed
wi'hout serious overlapping and con?
flict, to say nothing of the confusion
into which communities would be
thrown by a series of drives follow?
ing one another in quick succession,
euch with its own machinery and ad?
ministrative personnel and each in?
volving service for army und navy.
Difference in flscal periods between
the societies named, so weil ns di?
vergencies in financial need, ntnke il
difficult at this time to affect such i
result for all seven societies. -' hi.
been urged, however, between 10
tentative* of th?? Youtie Men'j -hr
tlnn Association, the Y.m.ig Won.?-it..
Christian Association, tho wrv t tii|
Community Service and the V?ncn
can Library Viaoiir.tion to conduct
a campaign together during the week
beginning No ? sn her llth mid wo
are informed i<y Mr. Uuyutond It. F< ?
dick, who reprcjen.H ib.- Wnr Depart
meat in "the matter that the three
other organisations, the National Ca?
tholic War Conn il, the Jewbth Wel?
fare Ron cd nnd the Salvation Arntyi
?tnvc r greed to jo:n in n conn ion r.un
;-n to be carried on in Jumsry,!
101ft. This p'nn will therefore re
su t in two nat'onal drives instead of
seven.
It is strongly urged that local rep?
resentatives of the four socitius unite
their machinery in a single commit?
tee so that the campaign will take
on the appearance, not of four drives
conducted in the same week, but of a
common drive in which nil take part.
LANDING 36,000 MKN IN A DAY.
American Port, Westetn Franco
July .'I0.--l.oiig lines of kluiki-cfad
men just embarked from American
transports and now on the way lo
their first camp packed the Ire.,
from curb to curb, and stretched
away for mile... It was fot ' m le?
and up hill mod tf tie way thru
bity, suburbs, and country laics ?
from the sen-front to the great
reception camp outside tho town,
one of the largest camps In the
world and capable of caring for the
population of a metropolitan city,
Hour after hour, from 0 this morn?
ing until late (bis afternoon, the
steady tramp of marching thousands
had been going on, for (bis steady
stream is the army of. 110,000 just
arrived on thirteen American trans?
ports, making the record debarkation
from ship lo camp within twelve
hours.
A steady downpour swept across
the ranks and the men were dripping
as they trudged through the rain
soaked mud. They were at route
step, without Ih'e regularity of para?
ding troops, and each man carried,
besides his rife, ;.'l his belonging
on his had:, seventy pounds of tents,
blankets, clothing, sloe -, i.nd all the
miscellaneous equipment of a soldier
headed for tbu fron. Their last
camp was in the wclt-cqaipped can?
tonments in the United States,
wdiere they slept on cols and had a
semblance of modern comfort. Now
they were on the war-swept soil of
France and had seen the last of cots
and comforts. Il wa < their first
glimpse of real war conditions.
"There arc more troops arriving,"
said Major X., the engineer officer in
charge of the camp, as he led the
way, "than the total strength of the
United States Army a short lime
ago. And with such nil influx We
have to provide a very elastic camp,
capable of immediate expansion
from a thousand up to a hundred
thousand men."
The Major was well qualified to
explain the magnitude of the work,
for he bad been constructing engi?
neer of the New York subway
system, bad planned and built a good
part of the system, and bad made
the population figures on which sub?
way construction was based.
"To get on idea of the camp," be
said, "compare it. with Central Purk.
We have 2,500 acres here, Central
Park has 800 acres. Why, the entire
urea of New York Cily on Manhat?
tan Island is only .11 "000 acres."
tin both sides of the road, for mile
after mile : s we sped along in an
army cur, a city of tents was rising
und there was the hum und bustle
of camp activly on a vast scale.
Tliis morning ail the ground had been
Slubbleficld from the newly cut
wheat and bailey. Ilul now every
available fot was being laid off by
the army engineers, working with
tripods and instrumenta like a party
of surveyors. Tented- streets- ami
avenues, headquarters tents, mess,
kitchen und hospital tents, and vast
parks for suplies and artillery and
horses, were rising in the fields and
spreading for forty square miles
over this huge inclosure.
In one of the fields wdiere we
sloped two battalions of H00 men
each marched in nnd were preparing
to pitch their tents. The great stretch
of plowed ground, just cleared of
grain, was ruin-soaked, and the
storm had set in for the night. The
men stood ready, each with a half
of a shelter tent, to drive the stakes
nnd lash it against the elements,
and then crawl in. It seemed an end?
less, wait for all the formalities of
laying out the camp with engineer?
ing exactness, yet all of this was
essentinn to the smoth running of
such a large concern.
At last the stakes were driven
and soon the groat field was dotted
with thousands of litle khaki mounds,
about as high as a man' waist, called
"pup tents." under the tent there is
just rom for two lying down, and if
tho ground is soaked as il is tonight,
the rubber poncho keeps out some
of the water and kindly nature mm
the iron of youth must do the rest.
Field kitchens und water carts
were wheeling up to all the camps
as the tens went up. Filtered water
is brought in hogsheads und euch
command has its apportioned lot of
hogsheads. Later on there will be a
splendid system of water mains for
the whole camp. Fach man carries
Ris emergency rations for three
days. Some of them were nibbing
it before climbing into the pup tents,
but most of them waited for the
smoking field kitchen to get into
action with its cooks, serving out
hot coffee nnd hot soup and meat.
The item of feeding an army with
precision is in itself a gigantic task.
"We served 1,800.000 meals Inst
month," said Major X., "or 000,000
army rations of three meals to the
ration."
And besides all the feeding and
watering and sanitaion there is the
immense "paper work" of such an
organisation. There are 123 separate
organizations in the 30,000 men just
arrived. Each of the 128 must bo
sorted' out and brought together,
and every individual soldier of the
136,000 must he iudcuiificd and OC
E? Ulltcd for, BO as to guard against.
losses, and then such organisation
.?? 1 man must have his detail to one
of the sectors of the fighting front
rhla "pajier work," as it is culled,
? Ii prodigious, and like everything
r.ii.itniy .t must be done with nbso
i i. ? i ics'ision. And the naper work
.. 'a for i npei v lo. b ii very hard
to iret.
"When headquarters called for a
.. iji of the camp the other day,"
mid the Major, '?they got it all right,
on the only paper which could be
found, which was brown wrappill|
paper. Hut it was a good map, and
the wraping paper map of the big
American camp will go into the
archives."
When taps sounded tonight every
man of this Illi.OIIO was under can?
vas, although this morning every
man bad been afloat. It was the
record accomplishment in landing
for while one body of arrivals bad I
been large, '12,000, the landing had |
taken the best part of two days
whereas this huge transfer was in I
the daylight hours of the first day.|
"And right on lop of it," said tin1
Major tonight, "one ship is an iving j
with 12,000 more men, and then
nnothei flotilla of transports and |
then another."
'I bus this gigantic influx of nrmed |
men goes on steadily mid unceasing?
ly, on i.?conl time, with little or no
? iifiis'ou, each man and iirgnni'/.ii
ion being cared or and accounted |
fin v.k it moves forward to the front,
und nil of the huge enterprise of
docking, lauding, transporting and
camping, with all their infinite de
tails, created out of pructicnlly
in.thing within the last leu months.
wk.st I'OCAIIONTA.S NKWS.
Hig Vein, Sept. lit. The War Snv
in;: Stamp drive was on here lust
week. The results were that S. It.
Mlixoy .sold several hundred dollars
and W. It. Burton also sold $1,000
Worth lo the mines at I'ocahoutas.
Mr. It. (). Crockett, of Ta/.owoll,
Mr. W. K. Jenkins, and Mr. .lohn
Illach, of I'ocahoutas, were in town
Ins) week selling war savings stamps
for which they did a good business,
Mr. Sam Herbert, who linn beet:
lick for sometime, is better.
Mrs. John tin i r went lo Bluelield
la I Moii,lay to (.ike her little son
John, to be operated upon for llironi
11 liable.
Mr. Jas. O'Noil, our patriotic Irish
friend, was visiting in the city of I'o
?nh ,nt.is last Sunday.
Mi... I tuber I Leonard was visiting
In i p irimls on Mud fork Inal week.
Mrs. J. It. Ilnrless, of Boissuvaine
died last Sun lay in a hospital in
llluelle'.d while undergoing an opera
lion and wan burled ai Bnissevaim
nil hist Monday, .''die leaves, beside:
her husband, llireu little childron lo
IIIOIII'll her loss.
Mr. Kurl Alley, of Cat v, W. Va.
aid Miss Civilis mid Klllll Alley, nl
fimliam, wer.' visiting their sisters
Mrs. S, It. Maxey Insl Sinidiiy.
Miss Louise Oil'e .-.pie was villllin)
friends in firnlmm liinl week,
Mjr. Walter I. el In o reached it He
school l ouse hero llllll Sunday Iliglll
Mr. Lethen is going to leave us and
move to Bniiisevninc. Wo certainly
regrel to see him leave here, as h
will be very much missed in our meet
illgs. As a Christian worker he is
faithful member.
The pari; was cloned for a few day
nn account of rain. I'm we saw M
John fjreonr getting things logctluj
last Monthly evening to open ii|
iigain. Mr. (ireenr is ma linger of lb<
par!., and you innv just, count, on him I
being on lime at nil limes when there
Is uuyI hing doing Micro.
Mr. N. L. Buker was in Poealiou
las on last Sunday.
Mr. lid. Carter is trying lo lind a
rook. Cull any one loll Kd. where he
it'i get one, :is be ban traveled from
Cumberland Cap to the Ohio river.
:.i..l he :.cs he just can't find one lit
til.
We had a frusl here last Sunday
morning llial killed corn and beans
und other slulf thai was not gathered.
Kd. Paidcy is fixing to make sor
IChuin this week, but his cnlll has not
lie.-, led out yet and some think that,
it. is not ripe enough but Kd says it
will do to make up now, as swcclein'
is scarce.
Miss Vein:'. Phillips butt accepted
tin position here a:; clerk in the com-1
missnry.
BItlTISII KOUItTil Alt.MY CAP- j
'CURBS :i7,(ino MMN.
The British fourth army, command-1
eil by General Sir Henry Seymour,
llnwilison, since the start of its vie-1
torious offensive on August K, has
captured :J7,(I0<) priconers and regain-.
ed more than 200 sipiaie miles of ter
ritory. It has ennutred a large num?
ber of guns and fought, thirty-four I
German divisions, twelve of Ihem be?
tween two and threo times. Many;
of these divisions have been put nut:
of action but all of Rawlinson's div?
isions are still on the job.
ONALTLBcWS
vaaammvsxiv. : fY/^f?
yjtinun r.'inv> k\ V.
/ttouaTorcmoiatcAU '
Free of Charge.
Why suffer with indigestion, dys?
pepsia, torpid liver, constipation, sour
stomach, coining-Up-of-food-after-cat- .
?ng, etc., when you can get a sample
bottle of Green's August Flower at
Hawkins Pharmaey. This raed.c+ne
has remarkable curative properties,
and has demonstrated its efficiency
by fiftv years of success. Headaches
are often caused by a disordered sto
much. A frantic laxative. Try it.
For sale in all civilized countries. 2
IT SHOULD MAKE A
MILLION FOR HIM
Cincinna tiMan Discovers Drug That
Loosens Corns So They Lift Out
Good news spreads rapidly and the
druggists bore are kopt busy dispens?
ing freozone, the recent discovery of
a Cincinnati man, which is said to
loosen any corn so it lifts out with
? he fingers.
A quarter of nn ounce costs very
little at any store which handles the
drugs, but this is said to be suffl
?lent to rid one'., feet of every hard
>? jjoft corn or callus.
You apply just a few drops on the
tender, netting corn or toughened cal?
lus and instantly the soreness is re?
lieved, and soon the corn or callus is
so chrivelcd that it lifts out without
Wood's Seeds
Crimson Clover
Increases crop produc?
tion, improves the land
and makes an excellent
grazing and forage crop.
WOOD'S FALL CATALOG
Just laauod Tolls All About
Crimson Clover,
Alfalfa, Fulghum Oats,
Abbruzzi Rye and all other
Farm and Garden Seeds
FOR F ALL SOWING,
Catalog mailed free. Write for
II, uml prices of any Seeds re?
quired. _______
T.W. WOOD & SONS,
Seedsmen - Richmond, Va.
Hestern HA
Schedule Effective Jan. 6, 11)18.
l,v. Tazewell for Norton?
0:40 a. in. 8:04 p. m.
l.v. Tazewell for Hlueliold?
10:42 a. in. 0:42 p. in.
From lllucfleld, KuHtbound:
0:36 it. in. for Itoiiuoku, Norfolk,
and points on Sheiumdoull division.
Pullman sleeper ami enfe ear Nor
folk. I'urlor ear (Broiler) Roa'noko
nnd Hngcralown.
?:()() a. in. daily for Einst Itttdford,
and hiterincdittte stations.
2:06 p. in. daily Lynchburg mid in?
termediate stations und Sliciiunduuh
Valley. Pullman Sleeper Williumaon
(o Philadelphia, Ronuoko und New
York. Dining cur.
0)36 p. m. for Rounokc, Lyinhburg,
Richmond, Norfolk. Pullman ruupcr
(o Norfolk und Koiinoke to ltielVnond.
WKSTHOUND.
8:46 p. ni. for Konovu, Portsmouth,
Golliillblis, Cincinnati. Pullman sleep?
er t'olunihiis ami Cilicilinnti. Cafe cur
to Williamson,
8:lf> n. in. for Kenovn, Portsmouth,
Cincinnati, Columbus. Pullman sleep?
er lo GolumbllS, t'afe ear.
1 :40 p. in. for Williamson and III
i mediale ntllllons, Pullmuu sleeper.
Write for furl her iiiformutiori to
W. 11. Uovill, PnsseiiKcr TrnRle Mnn
iger; W. (!. Snunders, general pas?
senger agent, Ronnoke, Vt?.
"fin Heller to he Sure Ihau Sorry
8KB IIS FIRST AND HR SURE
CLINCH VALLEY IN?
SURANCE AGENCY,
(Incorporated.)
TA/.EWELL. VA.
IlKPRESENTING
American Central hiHurnnce Co.
American Alliance lun. Co.
Firomans Fund Ins. Co.
Colonial Fire Underwriters.
Dixie Pirc litHuruncc Co.
(?'real American luKiiruncu Co.
tileus I .ills Insurance Co.
Germunia fire Inuurunce Co.
Hartford lire Insurance Co.
Home liiHMrance Company.
Liv. it ml Lou. und Clolic )uh. Co.
London Assurance Curporuliun.
National lire Insurance Co.
Niagara Fire IsuraitCC Co.
N. V, Underwriters Agency.
New Hampshire Fire inn. Co.
Norwich Union Fire Ins. Society
Phoenix Assurance Co.
(,u en Insurance Co.
Kn>ul Insurance Co.
Ya. lire und Murine las. Co.
(JiKLS. ITS YOUIl
STEP THAT ATTRACTS.
Says Women Pay loo Much Heed to
Their Face Instead of Their Corns,
Watch your slop! A brisk, lively
step is wdiat (harms more than a
lovely skill, hut yoiit high heels have
caused corns und you limp a little.
That's had, girls, und you know it.
Corns destroy beauty and grace, he
sides corns are very easy to remove.
Kid your feet of every corn by ask?
ing at any drug store for a quarter
of mi ounce of free/one. This will
cost little but is sufficient to remove
every hard or soft corn or callus from
one's feel.
Women must keep in mind that
corn less feet create a youthful step
which enhances her attractiveness.
This freoz.ono is a gummy sub?
stance, which dries instnnlty and sim?
ply shrivels up the corn wilhout in
llaming or oven irritulng the sur
ruunding skin.
A few drops applied directly upon
a tender, touchy corn relieves the Hore
ness und soon the tnire corn, root nnd
all, lifts right out without pain.
NOTICE
One chief source of road detaviora
lion is the tendency of trallic to fel?
low a constant lino of travel, which
wears and depresses the road crown
along this line of continuous use. The
entire road surface, including the
shoulders, at least in dry weather.,
should be used with tho view of avoid?
ing as much as possible this objec?
tionable propensity. Thus will our
roads wear evenly, prevent to great
extent the inclination to drop in holes
or ruts, which obstruot proper drain?
age nnd cause water to soak inte the
road, greatly to its injury. We are all
aware how important and expensive
a feature is the maintenance of our
good roads; let us apply willingly,
therefore, since it is to our interest, if
for no other reason, one of the.reme?
dies for their economioal use.
Respectfully,
G. A. MARTIN,
County Read Engineer.
Free of Charge.
A standard medicine for 60 years,
for all lung troubles, which has a suc?
cessful record of over 50 years. Gives
the patient a good night's rest free
from coughing, with free expectora?
tion in the morning.
Any ?dult suffering from cough,
cold, or bronchitis, is invited to call
mncy nnd get. absolutely free, a sam?
ple botUo of Boschoe's German Sjp>
up, a soothing nnd healing remedy

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