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Save for a "Rainy
Day"?it's sure to
come, maybe soon
O. t in Oregon They Brush Dust
From Their Eyes With Tails,
w. (i. Young Tells of Many
Interesting Things.
Portland, Oregon, Aug. 28.
It has been so long since I wrote
you last, that I am wondering where
I am at, and now, I frequently ask
myself the question that Noah is
said to have asked the madam when
he said "whither no we drifting?"
However, it is beginning to come to
me where I was at. The war was
go-ng on and my thoughts were all
wrapped up in pulling for the. success
of the Allies, a speedy end of the war,
und the safe return of my son who
was over there: and I reckon I had
a pretty good line on it, as the war
ended sooner that most people expect?
ed, and Archie came back A no. 1 in
just a few days of a year from the
time he left, and once again old Dad
was happy. I think be must have had
some experience, though be is loth
to speak of it. He was in the (>5th
Coast Artillery corps, heavy artillery,
and attached to the 1st Army, and
1 quote a paragraph from the Port?
land Telegram of Dec. 24, 11)18. "The
regiment was in the thick of the
fighting for 12 weeks prior to the
signing of the armistice, taking part
in five major actions. Three times
the 05th was cited for good work
and firing, and established a record
for moving the big guns. The com?
pany entered from Sjouroy, Prance.
They participated in the big offen?
sive at St. Mihicl. Inter they were
transferred to the .rgonne forest,
where they were V/, An mdst of ter?
rific fighting. At VeroWn they bad the
distinction to he the first foreign
troops to enter the old town, and they
fought side by side with the famous
17th French Army under command of
General Gourard. They also had the
distinction of having (raveled further
to reach France than any other U. S.
soldiers, going from here to San
Francisco by rail, and from there to
thepo rt of embarkation at New York
via the Panama Canal route."
Achie was discharged at Camp
Lewis, and came home that after?
noon, looking like a walking curios?
ity shop, lauen down with .souvenirs
among them his own gas mask, and
helmet, stained with the mud of Ver?
dun. I was made happy again, as I
have been basking in the smiles of
another little grandson who has a
good honest Irish face on him, and a
sweet disposition like Irs grandfath?
ers. He is six months old, lias put in
solid time growing, and if he lives
I will gamble on his having no better
sense than to make a 1U0 per cent
good American mm, who twill be
ready to answer bis country's call.
Hut wdiat is the use, for we are not
going to have any more wars. The
Dove of Peace will see to that.
There are many things that come
to mind that 1 could write about,
though they might not prove inter?
esting, but the Ii. C. of L. is the one
thing that is bitting me, directly
under the belt. When 1 go every day
to the grocery around the corner,
with my murset basket, 1 feel like 1
was going to u funeral. When 1 come
out, look at what I got, and what it
cost, I say dammit, men when 1 look
at either one of the big daily papers,
and see how gingerly ihey treat the
.subject of grafting, and profiteering
for fear of touching the tonderfeel
ings of some patron, saying that
whilst there may he some cases, ami
it is very wrong to do so, yet, the
corrections, of such wits if there be
any, during the reconstruction period,
should be dealt with in a very sen?
sible add conservative way, lest the
economic and business conditions of
the whole country he knocked into pi;
and then they mildy hint that the
high cost of labor is principally the
cause," then I say "Oh, bell." Now,
do not think that I mean to be pro?
fane, for I do not. It is just my way
of expressing my feelings and dis?
gust. Billy Sunday says more things
in the pulpit than 1 do, but Hilly lias
high license to swear, and I haven't,
i noticed in the market quotations the
Other day that the price of rope had
come down two cents per pound, and
I felt like singing, "Come thou fount
of every blessing," it made me fee)
so good to think the price of some?
thing had tumbled. I hope it will get
so cheap that honest folks can afford
to put it to the use they did in the
pioneer days, banging rogues, when
a man floated in tue air for stealing
a ten or twenty dollar "Cayuse," but.
now if he is un innocent infant of
tender age under 21, lie can steal any?
thing from a tin Elizabeth to a four
thousand dollar automobile, and if be
is of respectable parentage, as many
of them are, out of respect to the
honored parents be is paroled to them
during good behavior, or turned ov?
er to the juvenile court. If be hap?
pens to spring from the common herd
n jail sentence and board with the
sheriff for a short term awaits him.
Now this may appear to be overdrawn
but if it is a lie the papers told it
The Congressional Spruce Division
The Congressional Spruce Division
committee is in session and what it is
bringing to light makes interesting
reading in a way, and is being pub?
lished and given to the public. Altho
these facts were well known here
long ago, the war was going on, and
they had to be whispered only at "low
breath," to have spoken them aloud
would have been Bolshevism, and
treason. Whilst the spruce division
was short on getting out airplane
spruce for Uncle Sam, it developed a
heretofore unknown hero, Col. Brice
P. Disque, who wns violently opposed!
to going to France to fight the dirty]
Huns?sought the higherups and he
pleaded for a soft job in a soft place
and he got it. Without any business
knowledge or experience and not
knowing a spruce from a pine or fir
tree, as was testified to, he was put
at the head of the spruce division,
and came out a full fledged General
nnd was awarded a Distinguished Ser?
vice Medal and he deserves it. He dis?
tinguished himself by getting away
with more of Uncle Sam's money, and
giving less for it, than most any
other mim could or would have done
Hut what was Uncle Sam's loss was
private interests gain. The Chicago
Milwaukee and St. Paul Railroad got
thirty-live miles of its missing link
built, at over a million dollars a mile
] a big saw mill at each end of the
line adjoining large tract.; of private?
ly owned timbc was built at a cost of
one'million dollars each ,and not a sin?
gle spruce log hauled over the road,
or cut at either of the mills. Italians
were given live dollars per day and
soldiers shoveling dirt three dollars
and twenty cents, when after deduc?
tions were made had nothing left, as
was proven by checks exhibited be?
fore the committee. One soldier show?
ed one check for sixty-five cents for
two and a half days work ami anoth?
er a check for seven cents for one
hundred and twelve hours work. The
food given them and the conditions
in the camps was both rotten and un?
bearable. This is all sworn testimo?
ny. He let contracts to big contract?
ing concerns under what is called the
"cost-plus" system. Now, I had thr
"cost-plus" system explained to me,
and being a natural bonehead may
not rightly understand it, but my un?
derstanding of the definition of plus,
is that it means more, so I figure thai
it meant that the contractors were to
get actual cost and just as much more
as they could grab and steal. Would
like to know if I am right. Please
keep tab on this investigation and se?
ihe result.
Ole Hanson.
I must tell you a little about Ole
Hanson, Seattle's lighting mayor. (I
know you have heard of him and can
tell by the rattle of his name that he
is a good one), the "Cincinnntus of
the West." "the man of the hour,"
who saved the country from Bolshe?
vism. Well, before Ole was elected
Mayor he was considered n pretty
good, common guy. There was a three
cornered race. Ole played for the la?
bor vote, got it and was elected. Then
the H. C. of I., began to go up so
high that labor said it could not make
buckle and tongue meet on expenses,
and asked for higher wages to meet
the raise. Of coarse this brought a
little trouble, and Ole drew the guns
mi them, and ended it. The press
caught Ole up and flew away with
him. 1 think he wont to Washington,
1). C. and since he has got back, is
found to be highly inflated. The May?
oralty is too small for him now, he
has actually resigned , so today's pa?
pers announce. He was in Portland
not long since, anil confided to friends
that he was "not full of monish hut
wanted more monish." and was going
to lecture. I suppose the subject will
be "How I saved the nation." When
asked about the Presidency, he mod?
estly said he did not contemplate be?
ing a candidate, but. some people do
thin!; that if the nomination was ten?
dered on a silver platter, that he
nVght be induced to accept.
Oregon The Drycst.
I am going to make a statement
that may sound fishy, but neverthe?
less is true, and that is that Oregon,
which has always had the reputation
of being about the wettest state in
the Union, is now- the drycst. It is as
dry as a powder horn, bone dry, dry
to the California State line. I heard
that in some sections the fish were
Using the' tales to brush the dust. out.
of their eyes but I do not vouch for
the truthfulness'of this but am giving
it to you as I heard it. In some sec?
tions there has been no rain since last
May or April; the pastures are burnt
up and stock is suffering greatly for
food and water. The forest, fires are
greater in number than for many a
year and the loss has been great. It
looks as though they start from spon?
taneous combustion. The snow fall
hist winter in the Coast Hange, Cas?
cades and other mountains was far
In-low normal and has greatly les?
sened the usual amount in the rivev
and streams for irrigation. Portland's
water supply is at a very low ebb and
people are culled on to conserve all
they can. Bullrun lake at the base of
Mt. Hood, fed by the mountain snow,
where tin- city gets its supply is fail?
ing to give the usual amount. Yes?
terday it clouded up and we hope for
ra'n soon. Before closing I cannot
refrain from expressing my deep re?
gret over the passing of so many of
my old friends in Tazcwell. They are
gone but I did not say they were dead.
There is no death, what seems so is
transition. ?
"Cold in the dust the perished heart
may lie
Hut that which it warmed once can
never die."
When I read J. A. L.'s accounts of
h'S rambles over the country, oh, but
don't I wish I could have been with
him. 1 know there must be a won?
derful change, since the building of
the good roads and one that I could
heartily realize. I see Jim Kelly and
family are there from Dakota. He
was here to see me just about two
years ago, and believe me, the sight
of him diil look good to me. I wish
he would come again.
I will close with best wishes to ev?
erybody from
Dog Owners Take Notice.
Mr. W. II. Phillips, Game Warden
of No. 7!l(i, warns dog owners to gel
laus for their dogs. He says he la
looking after the tagless dogs.
Better gel rid of the dog if possible,
and give his feed to the pigs.
George Martin Baker, son of Al?
fred M. Baker, of LaFolette, Tennes?
see, and Miss Ada Gray, the attrac?
tive daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. E,
Kinzer, of Abb's Valley, were mar?
ried here on last Saturday morning,
at the Christian church parsonage, bv
Rev. W. S. Billiard.
The groom is a nephew of D. D.
Baker, of Pocahontas, and grandson
of our old friend, Jas. W. Baker, of
LaFolette, Tennessee.
News Of Gratlon.
Roy Jones and family expect to
leave for Nebraska the 1st of October
to live. He has a brother there, all
are doing fine.
Mrs. W. D. Jones and Mr. and Mrs.
Erastus Leffel were in town shopp?
ing this week. Mr. and Mrs. Leffel
left for Huntington, W. V., Thursday
morning, where they will make their
future home.
H. N. Jones left for W. Va., with a
truck load of pigs to sell.
Mrs. Benton Leffel visited her
mother in Graham.
Miss Mary Belched has returned
from a two months visit to Maryland.
Mr. and Mrs. S. E. Leffel, and Mrs.
; Jones spent Sunday at the home of
Mrs. G. S. Gildersleeve
The marriage of Miss Elizabeth
I Wind to Mr. Ralph Bullard at Taze?
well. Virginia, announced several
j weeks ago at a delightful breakfast
party given by Miss Mayola Gillcs
. pie to a circle of the brides friends,
I was celebrated at 10:00 a. 111., Aug.
30, at the home of the bride's pa
? rents, Mr. and Ms. Jeff Ward, on
I Pine Street.
Simple and divested of mere form,
the wedding was a beautiful one.
Mrs. A. S. Higginbotlinm, the favo?
rite soloist of Tazewell, sang "All
for you and 1" and "Dawning" with
piano accompaniment by Mrs. A. G.
Russell. Miss Mary llayter, a cous?
in of the bride was maid of boar. The
four bridesmaids were, the Misses
Nell Bailor, Grace Long, Ruth Davis
and Marjorie Bui lard, dressed in
white and bearing flowers. The groom
came with bis brother Chester Bill?
iard, followed by the br'do leaning
upon the arm of her father, la a be?
coming white gown of Georgette
crepe, she radiated a natural physi?
cal beauty illuminated by sincerity,
truth and beauty of character. The
groo stood in proud possession of
Iiis treasure won.
The celebratic, or officiating min?
isters were Rev. W. W. Arrowood,
the bride's pnstor, und Rev. W. S.
Milliard, the father of the groom. Tho
parts of the solemn service assigned
to the former were the invocation
and the Ring Ceremony, while the
latter receivd the mutual vows and
plighted truth of the contracting par?
ties and concluded with prayer inn
benediction. The ceremony was a sol?
emn and fitting one.
The congratulations and felicitat?
ions of a large circle of friends as?
sembled were most hearty and sincere
for every one rejoiced in this true
love match. The presents were very
many and some of them cosily and
in the aggregate made up quite a mar?
riage dower. A few near friends mo?
tored to Blucfield with the bride and
groom who took the train for New
York City where they will make
their home. Mr. Billiard is an elect?
rical engineer mid for several years
has had a good position with the
United Electric Light and Power
Company of that city. A large circle
of friends wish Mr. and Mrs. Billiard
all joy.
Last Round and Closing of a
Qiindrcnniu m.
Cove, First Sunday 11 a. m. Glen
wood :i p. in., Mt. Olivet, Second Sun?
day, II a. in. Concord, 3 p. in., Cen?
tral, Third Saturday and Sunday,
Quarterly meeting and preaching by
Rev. J. E. Wolf, P. E. Glade, Third
Sunday, S. p. m. Liberty, Saturday
night before First Sunday. While
church, Fourth Sunday, 11 a. m.
Pleasant Hill, H. p. m.
I hope every class will make re- '
port in full on all finances, and that
every official member will be pros- j
ent W. C. THOMPSON. |
Baptist Training School in Brazil, j
The Southern Baptist Church has'
twenty-eight young women enrolled ,
in a sein in raynnd training school to,
primary teachers at Pcrnambuco,1
Brazil. Miss Pauline White is now on '
her way to take the principnlship. j
The Maptist churches of North Bra?
zil have raised 50,000 milreis to build j
a dormitory and chapel for the school.
Attention Saw Mrll Men.
After finishing a job of about six- 1
ty thousand feet lumber we will sell !
our complete saw mill outfit, in good'
..Will contract with a reliable party'
to do this work, same to apply on .
payment of mill which will about
offset our price. Write us for pur
ticulars. SWART/ MILLER, LUM?
BER CO, Cedar Bluff, Va. <J 5 It.
Burke's Garden News.
Burke's Garden, Aug. 28.
Mr. and Mrs. Geo. W. Wynn bad
us their guests to dinner last Sun-!
duy the folowing named people: Mr. I
and Mrs. Giles. Cecil, anil two .sons, |
from Texas; Mr. and Mrs. Sam Cecil |
and two children, Bluefield; Mr. and I
Mrs. John Maxwell and three girls,
from Maxwell; Mrs. B. P. Ratliff and
four children, Charleston, W. Va.;
Mrs. Cosby Cecil, Pisgah; Little Miss
Margaret Maxwell, Richlands; Mrs.
E. J. Wynn and little daughter, Ida.
Mr. Fugle has returned to bis borne
here from overseas. He brought his
bride with him, a Miss Ruth, of Pu
laski, Tonn. He goes to Winchester,
Ky., where he expects to teach school
next year.
Miss Lucy Moss has returned after
a six weeas absence at Columbus,
New York, Niagara Falls and other,
places of interest.
The order of the day now is thresh?
ing wheat, oats and rye and plowing
for wheat for next years crop.
Mra. Geo. W. Wynn has the pleas?
ing intelligence that her brother, R.
1). Brown, who underwent an opera?
tion at Abingdou recently, is getting
on well, and will soon be out again.
School Opens Monday. The New
The High schools in the county
open next Monday, also the country
schools. Prof, and Mrs. Bobbitt reach?
ed Tazewell several days ago and he
has been busy getting things in shape
for the opening. Prof. Bobbitt, ana
the school officials are optimistic,
't hey believe the best session of the
schools of the town and county will
be this session now opening.
The High schools of Richlands,
Cedar Bluff, Pocahontus and Gra?
ham, from all accounts, have strong
faculties, and good work is confi?
dently expected.
Here are the names of the Facul?
ties so fur as obtainable at this writ?
Tazewell High School: Principal,
Prof R. A. Bobbit. Miss Margaret
Brittain, Tazewell; Miss Sidney Penn,
Stella, Va; Miss Nellie Layne, White
Gate, Va..
Grade Teachers: Miss Kate Miller,
I Wytbeville; Miss llyter, Abingdou;
[ Miss Ella Bowen, Tazewell; Miss
Julia Davidson, Tazewell; Miss Daisy
Buchanan, Chatham Hill; Miss Sallie
Mahood, One vacancy to be filled.
Graham High School: Grovcr L.
Strong, Principal Miss Flora Steele;
Miss Margaret Rucker; Miss India
Covey, Miss Gertrude Snodgrass.
Grade Teachers: Miss Edith Ellcr,
Miss Ruby Suiter, Miss Antonnett
Morgan, Miss Lena Lowman, Miss
Thelma G?rland, Miss Peggie Shu
gart. Miss Mary Hnnkins, Miss Louise
Tillmnn, Miss Bradley Clark, Miss
Evelyn Buchanan.
As Years Increase We Forget
About Customs and Seasons
That Prevailed When We
Were Hoys on the Farm.
"Times ulnt like they used to be,"
saiil tlic old man, who sat musing
and smoking on Iii? front porch." In
what ways and how 7 he was asked.
"Well," he said, as he knocked the
ashes from his pipe on the toe of
his shoe. "Well," he went on, "take
, the seasons, for instance. When I
was a boy we used to hnve winters
, that wfls winters. I have had my
mill pond froze over for weeks at a
time with ice thick enough to hold
1 up U loaded I horse wagon. We could
I get ice to fill all the ice-houses in the
neighborhood in them days. You can't
these days. And such snows as we
? had when I was a boy, was a plumh
I sight. It used to be that the ground
I would he covered with show nearly
I all winter. 1 remember when we had
, to shovel snow waist deep to make
a path to the barn and the spring.
"And, then take drinking. Times
days rabbit hunting and sliding on
the snow. Now, as last winter for in
stance, there wasn't snow enough to
track a rabbit in. We always hail
snow for Christmas, and could sleigh
and we went to the post ofllce, town
and church, and to mill, in sleighs.
1 '.lit not these late years. I nillt seen
a sleigh, nor heard a sleigh bell for
twenty of more years.
And, then, taked riukiug. Times
1 nve changed. When 1 was a boy
very body took a dram that wanted
to. but no body got drunk. We had
eggnog at Christmas, and had our
bitters in the spring. We used t(.
make brandy right here in my barn,
and you never seed a man drunk.
Taint, so now. People has changed.
We have got to have phohybil ion now,
and laws made to keep people from
giltill' drunk, and they gil drunk all
the same. I had four boys, and they
had their dram when ever they want
id it. Two of them worked in my
still house, and mother used to "ive
her bab'es brandy when they had the
colic, just naturally raised 'em on it,
and when they growed up they was
use to it, and seemed to koor mithin'
about it. Times have changed, I tell
you, but not for the better. I like a
dram myself, sometimes, on a cold
mornin,' or when 1 feel bad and have
no appetite fer breakfast, but 1 das'nt
lech it now. I was in town sometime
back, when you could buy a little
liqour fer sickness, and I got a quart
to take home, and on the way, feelin'
bad, I look a drink or two and it
flew to my head, and when I got
home I eounldn't put my mare in Un?
stable. And don't you know, they had
me up before the church for drinkin'
intoxieatin' liquor to excess. I could
have tuk twice as much of the brandy
I used to make and it wouldnler
fazed me, and if it had nobody
wouldcr kcorcd or said anything
about it."
While the old man was pausing to
relight his pipe I asked him if he
had'nt perhaps forgotten, that there
was as much drunkenness then, when
liquor was plentiful and free, as In
these later years'.' or whether or not
the drinking men of those days did
not lay the foundation, or sow the
seed of modern drinking? He stuck
to it, that times had changed for the
I reminded him that as far as the
weather man was concerned etc. that
reliable figures gathered by the
weather bureau for the past r><) years,
show scarcely a degree of difference
in the average temperature, that we
had just as much suow and ice now
us we ever had, and that, possibly he
had forgotten. Hut he still held to his
opinion. He was living in the past ol
long ago. The years in their going
had left the old man high and dry
lichind them. Times change, it is true,
hut we do not always change with
And then, it is characteristic of |
many of us to grumble, growl and I
L-ompluin if everything does not go
mi as we think it should. We take?
une-sided views of things. This same
old pilgrim, who thought things all
nit of plumb, sold bis wheat at $2.00
a bushel, and corn at $2.20 last year,
and his cattle and sheep at corres?
pondingly high prices. At the same
time he was paying his farm hands,
(he employed two men) $1.00 a day
and their dinner, with a few other
If we could only look at things
from the other fellows point of view
sometimes, we might get a proper
The Chautauqua.
The Chautauqua closed its engage?
ment here on Tuesday evening. The
entertainments, given twice a day,
were well received, and every body
seemed pleased.
The receipts were about $25.00
over expenses, which amount goes to
the high school. The entire receipts
were around $000.00. The company
received $-100.00 leaving about $00.00
for expenses of picture show etc. The
lectures and musical concerts, were
of a high order.
Got Hack The Hostage.
A number of statements were sent
out to delinquent subscribers last
week. Up to this writing we have
received about enough from these
duns to pny postage on the letters.
Thanks! We are out of pocket only
the years subscription, the cost o.
the envelopes and paper, and the
Editors time it took to mail etc. This
is a small matter of course.
Miss Lena Johnson, of Tin Top,
was married August 27 to Clarence
Puckett, of Lebanon. The bride is
the popular daughter of Jack John?
son, section foremnn. Mr. nnd Mrs.
.rohnson will make their home in
Robert Marshall and Miss Gay Nell
Wilson, both of Paint Lick, this coun
tv, were married nt Cedar Bluff, in
the Methodist parsonage,, Aug. 29th.,
Rev. R. A Owen officiating
HER 5, 1919.
Resolutions Adopted by the W. C. T
U. at Cedur Bluff. Aug. 27. I'll*.).
RESOLVED: 1st. That we the com
milieu on resolutions extend to tin
Cedar Bluff Union our hearty thnnki
for the delicious luncheon served, tin
automobiles to meet the delegates
the beautiful floral decorations am
the hearty welcome extended to visi
tors ami delegates.
2nd: That we believe the part]
who buys illegal whiskey is as guilt}
us the oiii' who sells and should hi
punished the same, and for that rensoi
we recommenetid that a hill to thai
effect he introduced at the next SOS
sion of the Legislature.
llr'd: That we heartily commend tin
effort made by the Commonwealth*:
Attorney in prosecuting those win
have been found guilty of breaking
the prohibition law. And we nsl; tin
cooperation and help of all law nbid
big Christian people in stamping oul
this illegal traffic in whiskey.
?lib: That a vote of thanks be e\
tended to the Committee, Mrs. Most
llnnkillS and Mrs. .1. A. Leslie, foi
their work in gotl'ng up tic Memo
rial for tile boys who lost their live*
in their country's Borvice. Also. II.at
a vote of thanks be extended to Mr
VV. E. Beery and Mrs. Nathani -I
Harris, of Statesville, N. C, for limit
contribution:; to the Memorial fund.
Be it further resolved. Thal II copy
of these resolutions be sent to the
county paper for publication.
Potelcr-Pagan In (live Joint Recital
in Tii/.ewcll.
Musical folks will rejoice in the
news that Claire Lillian I'eteler, the
well known soprano and Sibyl San?
derson Pagan, whistler, are scheduled
to appear in a concert at the New
Theatre tonight. Th's joint recital
will be a special musical Iren) for (he
residents of Tazewell, combining as it
does two interesting features in one.
Miss I'eteler Hashed upon the mu?
sical horizon in the Sprhig of 11)17,
with u wonderfully successful deb.it
lit the New York Mozart Society. She
began the study of the piano when she
was seven years old, and the HC v
year her voice was heard by a great
opera singer, who described the qual?
ity as that of "Tears in the Voice "
That settled Miss I'eteler's career ini
mediately and she set to work w'th a
will to study all the many things a
successful singer must know, She
went abroad and studied voice and
languages in Paris, Germany and ill
Florence. When she returned to this
country she began her public career
singing in churches ami doing club
and solo work. She was the solo's!
for the First Church of Christ, Sei
enlist, in New York.
Miss Pagan, on the oilier band, is
strictly American product. She, loo,
began her artistic career when a lit?
tle girl. Most children can whistle,
but it wasn't until a professional
whistler visited her home in Spring
field, Ohio, thai Miss Pllgllll discovered
she could whistle bell- r than others.
So she began to study brenlhing, so
important in whistling ns in Hillg'-llg.
She studied the piano too and claims
that, this developed bei- artistic ideals
so Unit she determined to make her
gift for whistling II real art and not
just an amusing novelty.
Miss Pagan uses two lingers whew
whistling and on each is a callous spot
just below the first joint, where she
bites them, "lightly for the notes, and
twice as bard for the thrills," as she
puts it. Miss Pagan says that using
her lingers this way is the only way
she ever whistles. She claims that If
prevents her lips from getting tired.
Certain it is, that she can whistle
longer and with greater volume of
smoothness than anyone else. She
says she can whistle better and easier
lite second half of u number than
during the first half.
The combination of Miss Peteler'a
voice and Miss Pagan's whistling is
a very happy one and musical lovers
of Tazewell are particularly favor d
is being able to bear these two le
marzable artists.
'.I News of Pounding Mill.
Mrs. Mary O'Keoffe, Tnzowell, i
. visiting her daughter, Mis. R. K
0 Cillespie.
s Mr. and Mrs. II M. Slut-gill, of Ron
u lioke, visiting Mrs. Susan King
, staff.
1 Mr. ami Mrs. Alex Rilcy have re
- turned from visiting relatives in Una
I note, Fr-nceton. and Vivian.
,. Mr. and Mrs. Mulkey, Miss Susi.
,.'and thcothcr children, visited tlteii
{daughter and sister, Mrs. Aliee .lone:
, in Tennessee recently.
I Dr. Rex Steele Mrs. .1. 11. Hilles
pie. and bndy Cuteherine, Mrs. W
J lt. Steele, their COUsill, Miss Malie
.1 Knurre, Gary. W. Va., attended tin
i Clmulnmiuti in Itichlands.
, 'file following persons attended tin
, convt-ntior of the Christian churcl
'. in Graham last week including Sun
day: Mrs, Mary Christian, Miss (Ins
l sie Chrislinn, Mrs. Minrthu Spark;-.
Mr. Alex Kiley, Mr. and Mrs. .1. T
Alli/.er. They report a most excellent
. meeting; and pleasant time.
Mrs. Louise Cruey, Mr. Tom Cruoy
ami Mrs, Leon Simpson were Celle?
, to Rav -n Sunday on aecounl of tin
I sudden death, eausi-d |?y heart trouble
iid* Mrs. Cruey's daughter-in-law, Mrs
l| Mitch Cruoy, which occured Satur
? j day night. The two former nccom
I nanied the remains to Snlfville, Sun
i! day fir internment.
Kx-Suptcrin t endon I of schools, 1
II. Williams, Riehlltnds, was here to?
day, hl'ight und early, and caught n
string nf nice fish which he present
ed In his nephew. Roht, Williams.
Mr. and Mrs. W. K. Steele on last
Friday had the following guests Ii
dinner. Their cousins Mr. ami Mrs
.lames Cough, Miss Mlthcl ItourtlC
Cary West Va., Mrs. Sara A. Steele,
and Miss Kchcknli Steele. Paint Lick,
Mrs, .1. II. Cillespie, of this plan.
The three former had spent the night
liefere visiting their aunt, Mrs. Jane
MeGuire and daughter. Miss Pearl,
at Cedar Kluff on their way from a
visit to friends in Wise county, where
(he two former, Miss Grace llotirnc
and Sai'gettnl Gotlgll decided to jump
the broomstick, Miss Koni lie is tile
third daughter of Mr. and Mis. John
Konnte, formerly of Grat Ion , who
were not apprised of the marriage
until Saturday a. m. on their return
to Gary They will make their fulllli
home in Milwaukee, the grooms home.
He returned llhoill tell weeks ago
final a I'.! months stay -n Prance, and
had mnnv narrow escapes. Was in
Paris with five others III lime to see
President Wilson welcomed In that
A large number from here ttended
the big county Womnitfl ChrlsUnii
Temneranee Union at Ciliar Kluff on
Wednesday or last w.I .
Mrs. W. C. O'Krion tin- president,
was unanimously re elected. She hns
made a most exc ?Hellt president
prohahly could not hnve I.n excelled.
P. (). Cillespie Dr John MeGuire,
Misses Mary It, Gilcspic, Kaibara
Hurt alleudeil I he dance -it Ta/ewell
Tuesday night.
Rev. Owens, Cedar Kluff i ml Rev,
Joseph Graham, this circuit, were
both visitors In re last Thursdiiv,
guests of Mr. and Mrs. Jackson, II.
M. Christian, ami C. II. Tmyer. Ilolh
these preachers llllVU made good the
past year.
Mr, and Mrs. Wm. Mitchell's one
and iiue half months old baby died
niiimlay night of stomach t I'm Alte,
Kurinl look place at Wittens Milts
en Tuesday. They lost a baby last
Mr. and Mrs. t'.. M. Hunter It lid
family Mr. and Mrs. It. T. MeGuire
are attending the fair at Kluefiehl.
Airship VisilM TnzeWell.
Quite nil excitement was had here
on yesterday by the appearance of an
airship over the (own. About. 12'.HO the
plain- was noticed circulillg over the
KOlltll and west nT town. After cirett?
ing "vcr lilt! town several limes pei
forming a nuinher of evolutions, the
aviator left ill IUI easterly direction.
Thin was the first air-plane to fly
here, ami the people of the town were
highly interested. To machine came,
it. is supposed from the Kluefiehl
Fair, where daily exhibitions hove
been given.
Call up Phone 3l|
if your stationery!
supply is low...
Sl.no PER YEAR. %
Cedar Hal IT Alan and Others Are
Convicted of Violating Prohi?
bition Laws ? Convicts Get
Extra Time.
A number of the unfortunate have
been brought to the bar of justice in
Judge Kcgluy's court this week, nnd
received sentences nnd paid fines for
being implicated in illegnl liquor
11 uusnctions.
Hush Mitchell, of Tip Top, was
given forty-five days in the county
mil and lined $384.00 for selling
liquor near the Tip Top I.ithin.
Kloyd Aseue. of Cedur Bluff, was
convicted of storing liquor, nnd wns
given thirty days in jail and fined
Mind Waller was given six months
in the county jail for transportmg
.lames Short, ."10 days and $70 fine
for aiding and procuring liquor. ,
The cast- against Mr. Hill, the
agent at Kails Mills, was tried in
court last week, and ho was com?
pletely exonerated of the charge of
making whiskey.
Carl Oliver was given six months
in the county jail for entering the
home and stealing therefrom certain
articles, of W. T. Lester's near Paint
Nathan Bickley, for stealing a
razor, was fined $00.00.
Pour of the convicts from the enmp
till ItlueHtono, who were recaptured
recently, after escaping, were brought
lo court and given additional son
t ences.
Will Move Here prom Cocbiirn.
Mrs. Nitckhols, of Coeburn, bus
bought I be property on Tazewell ave?
nue belonging to W. hi. Peery ami Q,
W. O'keefce, and will move to Taze?
well ul once. Mr. and Mrs. Kicbard
Kelly, who have been occupying the
properly for the past month, have se?
cured quarters in the old jail build?
ing, it part of which is occupied by
Airs. Copenhaver,
Never Saw The Like Before.
Mr. Campbell, "The Hermit" of
North Tazewell, called In on Wed?
nesday III say that the people of this
country experienced throe days in
August with I he thermometer among
in the 'Id's, and he ventured the guess
I thai they never saw the thermometer
as low in August before. So far as
I recalled Mr. Campbell is correct,
A Homey fSreevcr Honored,
Attorney K. L, Groover, of Tzewoll,
has been named by Governor West?
moreland Davis as a member of (lie
board of visitors of the University of
Virginia. This is quite an honor, and
the appointment carries with it Im?
portant responsibilities, but Mr. Ql'CO
ver is equal lo the occasion und the
nppo'nlmont no doubl will meet with
popular approval. Graham Daily
Will In- a source of gratifi?
cation not only now hut in In?
line year:;.
II mote convenient for you I
can make the baby's photo in
its home surroundings.
First class work guaranteed
I on all orders large or small.
Make an appointment today.
North Tazewell, Va
Photographs made any where
tit any time.
And now time advances the clock of fashion to
An autumn such as the world has not known for four
years, an autumn joyous with the return off peace. And
women, lovely women, must their part to help us forget
A cordial invitation is extended to all to
inspect our autumnjexhibition of Fashions
for Women, Misses and Children.
Children's Wear Sports Wear Accessories
Formal Opening:
Thursday and Friday
September 11th-12th,

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