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Large and finthnalustie gathering to
Nominate a Mayor ami Member*
of the Council?
The mail meeting Saturday night was
composed of many of the best citizens of
the town; and, while the gathering was a
large one, showing the interest of the
people in their municipal affairs, it was
orderly and harmonious. The meeting
was called to order by C. E. Sears who
nominated Judge Skecn as chairman.
Mr. G, T. Lovcll was made secretary. Mr.
K. T. Irvine introduced a scries of reso?
lutions regulating the manner of taking
the vote, and Messt?. Maynor, Irvine and
W. B. Kilbourn were appointed a commit?
tee to determine the qualifications of the
Nominations being in order Judge L.
Turner Maurv nominated Captain J. F.
Bullitt, Jr., for Mayor in a brief but
graceful speech, well expressed and to
the point. No other names being pre?
sented for Mayor, Cant. Bullitt was nomi?
nated bv nu enthusiastic vote*:
In accepting the nomination he thanked
the meeting for the honor and pledged his
best efforts to give the citizens a good
city government. The problem of muni?
cipal government lie said, is now an ab?
sorbing and perplexing one, both in this
country and in Europe. The difficulty is
how to curb the wild and reckless spirit
of the anarchists on one hand and the
greed of corporations on the other. He
thought th?- middle course was the proper
one, aud this course, so far as his oppor?
tunities permitted, he would try to attain,
lie said he would enforce the laws as they
exist alike against friend and foe, and if
they were bud laws they would the sooner
be repealed.
Capt. Bullitt's speech was received with
Candidates for the council were then
nominated. The vole was taken with the
following result:
Evans, 47: Adams, 31; B. Kilbourn, 33;
Harris, 53; Berryman, 29; H. E. Fox, 38;
Goodloe, 33; Lipscomb, 28; Spalding, 3;>;
Kunkle, 16; Shortt, 19; Maury, 9. When
nominated Judge Maury had requested
the withdrawal of his name, but in vain.
Messrs Evans, Harris, Fox, Spalding,
Goodloe and Kilbourn were declared the
nominees. The new members will be
Messrs Harris and Kilbourn.
The meeting then adjourned.
Trade With Spanish America.
(From the New York Tribune.^
An American merchant went to Nicara?
gua not long ago to make a personal in?
vestigation of the conditions of trade
and the opportunities for selling goods
there. At Leon he met u number of leath?
er dealers who were importing stock from
Germany. He had been u manufacturer
of hoots and shoes for a long time in
New England, and recognized the slock
at a glance as American leather. He
asked the dealers what they were paving
for it, and was told that the price paid to
the German importer was thirty-five cents.
Ke offered at once to sell the same quality
of leather for twenty-one cents, received
orders from the merchants and filled
them. A practical illustration like this is
worth a column of argument respecting
the possibilities of extending American
trade with Spanish-American countries.
There were the German merchants order-,
ing American leather from Boston and
then shipping it from Hamburg to the
west coast of Central America by the
Kosmos steamship line and selling it
there us German leather. The American
leather dealers had considered it imprac?
ticable to trade with that coast, and were
allowing German rivals to sell New Eng?
land goods there at a large advance upon j
their own prices.
American and Foreign Wines*
(Philadelphia Press, i
If the free-trade editors who made
merry over the American wines drank at
the protection banquet in New York knew
their own country, they would know thai
the United States has ceased to be an in?
creasing consumer of French wines.
Americans drink American wines. The'
often drink them under n French label,
but they drink them all the same.
It will probably surprise bur free-trade
friends mightily to learn that in 1890 the
United States imported little more wine
than in 1840, a half century before; i?-ss
than in 1850, forty years ago, one-half as
much us in ISGO or in !H?0, twenty and
ten years since, and no more than in 1880.
Yet here are the figures of our imports <?!
foreign wines and our home production it:
Imp. Wim s. Product ion.
1S40. 4,74s.:;t;-i 124,7%!
1S50. ?,094.022 221.219
I8fl0. 0,190.133 1,800,008
1S70. 9,105,519 3,059.518
1.1SC. 5.030,601 23,208,940
lxoo. r?,oso,s7:i(e?t.) 39,000,000
Since 1840 our population has almost
quadrupled nnd wealth has grown ten?
fold, but this country imported within the
merest trifle as much wine in 1840 as in
1890. There are three times as many
people to drink wine now us in 1S.*>0; but
there arc just 1,033,749 gallons less of
foreign wine drank than in 1850.
rum.ic SCHOOLS.
How the Different states Have Gained in
School Attendance and Population.
IIWashington, 1>. C, May 7.?The follow?
ing table shows the changes in population
and in public school enrollment that have
taken place between 1880 and 1890 in the
States and Territories thus far tabulated
under the new census. New Jersey is not
yot reported:?
Popu- Public
Stales and Territories. latimi. Schools.
Arizona. 47.43 85.85
Arkansas. 40..\S 100.10
California.39.72 37.:C
Connecticut. 10.8-1 0.0S j
Delaware. 14.9.'? 19.0
District or Columbia. 20.71 39.59
Illinois. 21.32 10.53
Iowa. 17.68 15.88
Louisiana. l?.ni 53.53
Maine. 1.H7 *7.37
Maryland. 11.49 22.85
Maf-*achurieU?. 25.57 17.S3
Michigan. 27.02 17.S2
Minnesota. SO.71 M.10 !
Mississippi. 13.9G 47.90
Montana. .237.49 280.12
Nowjaampsbire. 8.51 ?7.31
New Mexico. 28.40 283.97
New York. IS.00 1.38
North Carolina. 15.59 27.08
North Dakota.395.05 722.77
Ohio. 14.83 5.0S
Oregon. 79.W 09.23
PeniiHylvauia. 22.77 1.59
Khode Inland. 24.91 27.49
South Carolina. J3.6:t 50.S0
South Dakota.234.60 563.3?
Texas. 40.44 133.15
Utah. 44.42 41.02
Vermont. 0.04 ClO.42
Virginia. 9.W 55.08
Washington.365.13 273.03
West Virginia. 33.34 :J4.42
Wisconsin. 28.23 1<:.?7
Wyoming.192.01 142.59
A Mg llualnoBM.
A brief exhibit of the business of Armour
k Co., Chicago, for the year ending April I,
1891, shows the following: Total distributive
sales, $00,000,000; hogs killed, 1.714,000; cattle
killed, 712,000; sheep killed, 413,000; number j
of employee*? 7,000; aggregate wages paid, j
$3,800,000; equipment of refrigerator cars,
2,250. The ground area covered by buildings, j
50 acres; floor area in buildings, 140 acres:
chill room and cold storage urea, 40 acres;
storage capacity, 130,000 tons. The Armour
fllue Works, owned by Armour & Co., manu?
factured during the year 7,000,000 pounds of
?lue and V,M)0 tons of fertilizer, Ac.?employ
log G00 hands.
Churc h Festival.
Tde ladies of th<" Metltodlsi Chore!) will have a fes?
tival iu the SaunuernVld building on Wood avenue
iL i?>veuiag ul 8 o'clock.
Rapid Increase of Their Lamberti iti tue
Government Service and Their
(Prom the Boston Globe.)
The death of Gen. Spinner line given
rise to the suggestion that the women of
the country should erect a monument to
his memory, and for the reason that to
him is the credit due of first giving em?
ployment to women in the Treasury De?
partment. Gen. Spinner died with many
claims to the public gratitude, but he did
not originate the practice of employing
women as clerks in the departments.
The first appointee was Miss R. I. Wilson.
She was appointed by Secretary Chase,
Sept. IG, 1801, upon his own motion, and
assigned to duty in that branch of the
Treasury which is known as "The Secre?
tary's Office." The second appointment,
of Miss H. C. Keller, was made April 1.
1862. She was assigned to duty in the
Secretary's office, but in the month of
October, 1862, she wan transferred to the
Treasurer's bureau, and at the same time
two additional appointments were made
by the Secretary, and the appointees were
assigned to duty under the Treasurer.
In tiie years 1861-2-3 there were onlj
twelve women appointed in the Treasury
Department. Of these one was in the
I Secretary's cilice, five, including one
transferred, were in the Treasury, four
were in the Register'd Bureau, and two
j were in the Internal Revenue office. All
these appointments were made by Secre
I tary Chase: but two of them, one of April
4,1*862, and one of July 16, 1863, were
supported by the recommendation of
Gen. Spinner. A< the appointments were
made by Secretary Chase, and as the first
one, which antedates the second by thir?
teen months, wr.s made upon his own mo?
tion, and as he then had the power to ex
cludi women altogether, the chief credit
would seetn to 1>c due to him. '! i.-: a
tradition of the department, supported,
indeed, by the knowledge of many per?
sons, that Gen. Spinner was an early und
earnest advocate of the new policy, but
it is also hue that the twelve women em?
ployed in the years mimed gave such
proofs of intelligence, fidelity, und capa?
city that the exclusion of the sex became
an impossibility. The fact may be worth}
of notice, and especially worthy of notice
by those who have been led to believe
that it i* the first and chief husincss of
every administration to make removals,
that of the twelve women appointed pre?
vious to .Ian. I, 1864, ten are even now in
office. Two of these are paid a salary ol
$1100 each, six arc upon a salary of $1,200
each, and of the two remaining, one re?
ceives a salary of $1,600 and the other a
salary of $1,800.
In those thirty years the number of
women employed by the Government has
increased to many thousands. In all the
various duties imposed upon them they
have shown adequate capacity, and in
faithfulness they are m>t inferior to the
men who are engaged in similar services.
It may be assumed that each year will ? n
largc the sphere of their labors and add
to their compensation, which, speaking
generally, is not equal to the pay of men
engaged in corresponding work.
Geo. S. Boutwell.
Disappearance From Public Life of the
rroiuineiit ISayanl Family.
The announcement thai Thomas F.
bayard, of Deleware. will nol seek a re?
election to the United States Senate
marks the disappearance from public lif<
of a family thai has long held a promin?
ent place in American statecraft. The
father, the uncle, the grandfather and the
great-grandfather of the present bayard,
gays the Chicago Mail, have sat in the
superior chamber of the National Legis?
lature. Important judical and diplomat?
ic positions have fallen to the lot of mem?
bers of this eminent family. The name
of bayard is shining in the annals ol
American politics.
With all deference to Ihe opinion ofj
President Eliot, of Harvard College, it
may be declared thai the trails of great?
ness do not persist indefinitely ineiniuenl
families, as he has contended in a reeenl
magazine article. The doctrine of hered?
ity has its limitations. The most fertile
fields become barren unless frequently
fertilized or carefully conserved by the
eolation of crops. 'I he most intellectual
and virile family stock will nol always
produce irreal men. The fam< u ? Adams
family in Massachusetts has ended in i!."
production of millionaires and dilettan
teisli literary men?both drugs in ihe
American market. Tue blood that
oursed through the veins of William
Henry Harrison now ambles harmlessly
along the capillary ways of Kussel! B.
The bayards oY to-day, who will succeed
to the estate of Thomas V. Bayard, are a
country squire and a Delaware farmer.
While the scions of the obi families de?
teriorate to mediocrity a Lincoln and :>
Grant spring from nobody know: where.
And as the descendau'ts of Lincoln and
Grant gradually return to the obscurity
whence their great progenitors emerged
other men of high talents conti" forward.
It is not to the "family stocks" thai
America must look for its leaders in
statecraft, war and literature, hut to the
tnkuowu people.
-? -
Dr. W. </. Shelton has returned from a tripto Staun
ton, where ho went to attorn! the marriage of bis
'istcr, Miss Annie ('. Shelton to J)r. J;. >. Howard
Young, of Petersburg.
Rev. Mr. McManaway and Hun. J, (B. F. "tili.-, wore
attending ibe Baptist convention at Birmingham.
* *.
Mr. J.N*. Murrell and wir . of Columbia, K\., arc
visiting their daughter, .Mr:-.. C. S. Harris t;f this city.
They will return Ibis week accompanied by their
* *
Mr. John llolladay, <.i Columbia, Ivy., made a bus?
iness trip to the city this week. Mr. llolladay i* a
largo property owner in t'hr Stone Cap.
?* *
Mr. George Wright, Grand Lecturer <-i tin: (.'rain!
Lodge ot Virginia, 1ms been in the riiy lecturing
before the Masonic Lodge <?* Big Stone Gap.
* *
c?ii. Campbell Stomp will probably move his family
to the tian in the fall.
* *
Mr. vr. K. Shelby has returned from a vi>it to Ken?
tucky. He attended the races at Lexington and
expects to increase his investments at Big Stone (lap.
* *
Mr. Pelham Blackford ha:* been in the city some
* *
Mr. Win, McGeorgc,Jr., President ?>f the Interstate
Banking i. Trust Cu., is expected to return to the
(Jap withiu a few days and complete organization the
of that institution.
Italy's Panic.
fXew York Sun Cable Letter.)
A Sun reporter telegraphs from Rome this
evening that the unfavorable bank return has
been followed by the failure of Tomaso Orsini
& Co., the big firm at Capua, with liabilities
estimated at 3,000,000 francs. At Genoa great
excitement prevails owing to the flight of the
bankers 1'ontremoli, father and son, who have
taken with them 000,01)0 francos which belong?
ed to the bank. A big reward has been offer?
ed for their capture, hut they are still at large.
Signor Massa, senior.partner in that house at
Genoa, committed suicide by cutting his throat
and was buried on Thursday.
Murderers Caught.
(Jackson, 5vy., Bustler.)
William Huckett, and his sous Ambrose and
Tobe, charged with the murder of Wm. Hall,
of Estill, were found last week in brown county,
Ind., and brought home foi trial. Some three
years ago they all started to election, and in
passing through a piece of woods, the old man
Puckett struck Hall on the head with a club,
and the two bovs beat him to death, leaving
him where he fell. The murderers were in a
destitute condition when found, having had
nothing to eat for several days. They con?
fessed their crime. Hall was a prosperous
farmer, and his murder created a great deal of
excitement at the time.
President Harrison, on his tour through
the South, after baring seen the won?
derful growth of Lynchburg, Bedford
City, Uoanokc, Salem, Radford, Pulaski,
Wytheville and Ahingdon and the indus?
trial development in progress along the
line of the Norfolk & Western Railroad,
and viewed the country of Southwest
Virginia, said in his speech to the people
oY Bristol, Va.:
"My Fellow Citizens:?I have found not
only pleasure, but instruction in riding
to-day through the portion of the State
of Virginia that is feeling in a very strik?
ing way the impulse of new development.
Jlis extremely gratifying to notice that
tho&c hidden sources of wealth which
were so long unobserved and so long un?
used arc now being found, and that those
regions, once so retired, occupied by pas?
toral people, having difficult access to the
center of population, are now being rapid?
ly transformed into busy manufacturing
and commercial centers. In the early
settlement of this country emigrants
poured over the Allcghanies and blue
Ridge like waters over an obstructing
ledge, seeking the fertile and attractive
farm regions of the great West. They
passed unobserved these marvelous hid?
den stores of wealth which are now being
brought into use.
'?Having lilled those great basins ol the
West they are now turning hack to Vir?
ginia and West Virginia and Tennessee
to bring about the full development and
production for which time is ripe and
which will surprise the world. It has not
been long since every implement ot iron,
domestic, agricultural and mechanical,
was made lor you iti other States. J he
iron point of the wooden moid board plow,
with which the early farmers here turned
the soil, came from distant States, but
now Virginia and Tennessee are stirring
t heir energies to participate in a large
degree in tuechanicai productions and in
the great awakening ol American com?
merce and American influence which will
lilt the nation to a place among the na?
tions ol the world never before attained.
'"What is to hinder us when we have
secured the markets of our own Stales
that we shall reach OKI and enter into
successful competition in tue markets ol
other parts of the world: 1 say what is
to binder this people; possessing by the
Providence of God, ail the elements of
material wealth; endowed with a genius
and energy unsurpassed among the na?
tions of the earth, shall again have on the
great reas a merchant marine living the
flag of the common country and carrying
its commerce into every sea and uphold?
ing its honor in every port':
"1 am glad to-day to stand for this mo?
ment among you and to express my sym?
pathy with any and every interest that
lends to develop you as a people. 1 am
glad to stand with you on one common
platform ol respect for the constitution:
diflering as some of us may du in mir
opinions as to what the law should be and
how it should be applied; having in view
one common devotion of obedience to the
law as the majority of our people, by
their own representatives, make it.
"I shall carry away from here a re?
newed impulse to public duty; a new in?
spiration as a citizen, and that too, of a
country whose greatness is only daw ning.
"And now let me express to you the
j pleasure 1 shall have in every good that
can come to you as a community and to
each of you as individuals. May peace,
prosperity and social order dwell in all
your families, and the fear and love of
<Jod in every home."
Come to Virginia.?The coming wool
growing; agricultural and iron producing
section of the United States.
( Come vjn Merchants mid Minors
From Boston I Steamship Line, via Norfolk, IVim
.i':.l ?( -ylvania IL It., via Norfolk,or Waste:
New England, | ington, or llarrisburg; Kaltlniore a
l?hio It. It., ?> i i Shcmimloah Junction.
From n. y.. ( Come via Old Dominion Steamship
N. J. j Line, via Norfolk, l*?nusylvania It.
Pcnn. -j IL, via Norfolk, or Washington, or
Del. j llarrisburg; Baltimore .v Ohio 1:. tt.
*? M<l. [via Slieiir.nuoali Junction.
Front ill-' y Come via Pittsburgh, or via Chat
West (tauoog.i,or via Columbus and A-bland
For all information, maps, reference
books, pamphlets, etc.. descriptive ol the
wonderful mineral and agricultural re?
sources of the States of Virginia anil;
West Virginia, apply to Agents ol ihej
Norfolk & Western railroad. *2!l(J Wash- |
ington, Street, Boston; 303 Broadway,
New York; 1,-133 Pennsylvania Avenue,!
Washington, I). C; b'7 East, Stale Street,
Columbus, Ohio, or General Office, |
lloanoko, \ u.
A r.\ui>
To the Voter-, of Hig Stone Sap.
Neither myself nor many of my friends are satis
lied with the action of the late city caucus, ami in
o:.i< nee i" the i k pressed wishes of u large number
? citizens ? both parlies t permit my name to
lw used '.<>r the oilice <>f Trustee. i do announce myself
an LvjiKPKM'iKvr CA.vmn.erH for Truste??. My record
us a member o| the present eouiseil i- before my f-i!<<w
citizens. 1 have eimeavujed to do my duty faithfully,
f< n: Ii s; ly and const lentlously hi lb?! past, and if tnc
iiiz na honor inewith n seat in the incoming c luncil
I shall use my b<-t endeavors t<> advance the interests ;
of the eiiy, ?nid represent them without fear or favor
from any quarter, ifespectfully,
J. 11. Ahams.
Is a candidate for the oilice of
j of Wise County, at the election to be held
Mav 28. 1801.
liig Bargain.
First-class Hange, only used a few
months, as good as new, with pipe and
cooking utcusels. Also good Sake and
supply of China Ware. Apply to this
office. tf.
aitalachjax task.
The annual meeting of Stockholders ot the Appala?
chian Baak?adjourned from May II, 1891?will be
held at the office of said Bank, in Dig Stone Gap, Va.,
at 8 p. tu., on Monday, Maty 25, 1S9}, at which meet?
ing any and ail business may !?? transacted, which
could have heeu legally transacted a; tin- regular an?
nual meeting. Attest
v,'. A. McDowull, Presn't.
C. II. BeitKYMAN, Cashier.
Of the condition of the appalachian bank
ok Bio Stone Gap, at l?g Stone Cap. in
the Slate of Virginia, at thp closo of
business, May 4, I Mil.
Loans ami discounts.$36,495.03
Overdrafts.(secured). 2,2of,.41
Due from National hanks. 2,832.11
Due from State hanks and l>.u:k- :>. 1,282.53
Heal estate, furniture and fixtures. 1,430.29
Current expenses and taxes paid. 3,840.53
Checks aud other cash items. 2,696.60
Capital stock paid in.$ 23,675
Undivided profits . 2.3":i.51
Individual deposits subject to check . 19,134.94
D.i.' to National Banks. .r04.5C
Due to State banks, private banks aud
bankers. 1,000.39
Notes and bills re-diacountcd. 4.<>G0
Total. ?ii:,s:W.40
Statk or ViKoixtA?County ok NVisx, .-:s.
i, C. 11. Berryman, Cashier of the aljove-named
hunk. t!n solemnly sweat that the above statement is
true t<"> tl:'.- best oi my knowledge and belief.
<'. II. ['?-. in.-, m vn. Cashier.
Subscribed and sw.ira to iK'fore va*. this I4tb day of
May, 1891. I- Thenjch Macuv,
Notary Public, Wise County, Virginia.
J. M. Goodlok, i
it. T. hrurie, ? Directors.
W. \. McDowku., )
The Immense CottouCrop.
The cotton crop sold and in sijiht, of iH'Jt), is
8,029,000 bales. .The foreign export trade has
so far taken, for the season, 5,i)?5,0?0 bales,
against 1,524,000 to same date last year, a guin
of about 73,000 bales on corresponding period
of the last season. The takings of Southern
milis so far is 433,050 bales, a very liberal in?
crease o^er 1880-90. The Department of
Agriculture at Washington estimated the crop
last Februarv at 7,738,000 bales, which will
prove to be fully 300,000 bales short of the
Your Business in the Columns
of the "Post" and Double your
TO Williaro McGeorge, Jr., Percy McGeorge. Trus?
tee, tile Virginia Coal A Imn Company, Catha?
rine U. Jones, widow of Wm, D. Jones, deceased, J.
c. Chane?*, Executor of Wm. D. Jones, deceased, and
John H. Jones, Benjamin D. Jones, Nancy E. Allen,
Mary .1. James, W. J. Carmack, It. Jones, John Jones
ami Eula Jones (the last three of whom are Infants]
devisees of the said Wm. I). June?, yon will take no
tice that on lhe 2T?th day of .May, 1891, the Commis?
sioners, t'.-wi!: James M. Planar}', C. W. Evans,
Joshua Mullius, W. W: Taylor and J. J. Kelly. Jr., will
meet together on the tract of land of which you are
tenants of the fr.?hold and owners, situate*! in Wise
county, Virginia, at and n^ar the mouth ofCallahan's
creek in asses** ;i ja-t compensation to ho paid to yon
for such part of said tract of land as is proposed to he
taken' by the Louisville ?V Nashville lUilroad Com?
pany for i!s purpos&s ??'?-wir. for depot,yards and sid<*
trar ks. Very respectfully,
lol'isvu.le A N'aSIIVII.LK It Uir.nili comiwnv.
April 22, 1891. by C. T. Duncan, Atty.
r.wtjst church.
Rev. A. J. iliManaway, Pastor. Services every
Sunday at 11 a. m. and S i\ v. Young men's prayer
meeting at 4 r. u., every Sunday. Prayer meeting
svery Wednesday a' *?? v. u.
rKKsarreni *?.n ciicrcu.
Rev. John E. Wool, Pastor. Service.] second and
fourth Sundays, at U > m. and 9 r. u.
Sunday School?Mr. W. K. McElwee, Superinten?
dent, every Sunday at i" \. u.
Prayer meeting, to discuss the Sunday school les?
son, every Wednesday at 8 r. u.
methodist ciivri h.
Rev .J.O. Straley, Pastor. S.-r\First Sunday of
?"ery month, at S i?. m*
East Rig Stone Gap Fir-t Sunday at 11 a. u.
Turkey Cove, Fourth Sunday, at 11 \. si.
X^a Fama, New Issue.
A'"! Key West Cigars,
Xoilet Articles,
livery thing new,
Stationery and Blank Books, at
]Vew Drug Store,
Oh East Fifth Street.
?Variety of Patent Medicines and
IJvery thing in the Drug
jf;:s the Largest Circulation of any
Paper in Southwestern Va. An
Advertisement will pay yutt.
?* - - -" ? -?
Lpirrtl V?tice?sr
(. I.. ????<??.<?? y.v.-.vy. >i^Jn-\ C'-mhiU '?<?
Uro?., L. C? i i.i.i.-':r v^Tjiii-li Mm*, and T. J. Kann
ami Jacob II. IV-tiifcUflr* .Son*. v>. Bush Bros, an?. T.
J. .Mann, pending Ujg&e Circuit Court of Wise county
pursuant to a dsn ?? rendered In said cases at tin?
April term, iswfulll, on the 'J?tli (fay of May. 189J,
betwec'ti tlie blurs of in .?. ?. and k; noon, at the
store house in Big Stone Gup, V?., ou Wyandotte
avenue, formerly occupied by Bush Bros., now occu?
pied by Horton Uro-., proceed to sell at public auction
to the highest bidder, for cash, much of the .it;.
wares n:\<l merc!iaudi.->u and other property attach***!
in said causes may be necessary t?> pay the del>t>.
:nt. r*'-t and c.i.rs recovered in nil of -..i t cases
against .-.ai.: Bush I'.ro:,. and T. J. Mann.
2t I. Tcrskr Macry. Commissioner.
Elevators or
Hoisting Machines
Stores, Warehouses and Factories,
made ami shipped ready to put tip. Write to
Richmond, Virginia.
A. 5f. Vir.-irs.
Is a Candidate fnrTim ovrics <if Treascrkr of Wis?
('???..[!:;?. at lite election to be held .May 28, 1891.
For your Job Printing when it
can be doue at home. The "Post"
will guarantee tu "Im work equal to
the best.
fiayor April 9.
tfrtya by the tost^g/' ^
[Mention Viiipnper.)
It la only necoshury to send
pferpneo as to your responsi?
bility from any banker, posto as
er, merchant or express njrent
.ndtlie Or^an will be shipped
iromptiyoa ten day*' test trial.
H. W. ALLECER, {$*&M
favo money, Washington, 11 J. ***?S*ww32
A Complete Modern Outfit for
Doing First Class Work.
Merchants' and Bankers' Led?
gers that will lie flat at any
pa g o ; a n i m prove d
All kinds of First class Job Work
Chas. Tracy. C. A. Tracy. A. W. Tracy.
Near corner of Wood ave? and E. Fifth
Plans and Estimates cheerfully furnished on application.
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5! Fip.g Parlor and Chamber Suits, Office and pj
Dining Room Suits- M
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l5j Carpets, Wail Paper and Window Shades. Mattresses [el
m of all Kinds Made to Order. A Large
Assortment of Bod Springs.
Of any Pattern Mad
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to Orcier to Fit anyj?]
" sized room.
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i Ayers Building-, BIG STONE GAP, VA. I
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Fidelity and Casualty,01 >*cw Vorfc.
Mutual Life, of New York.
Va. State Insurance Co., Richmond, Va. \
Queen Insurance Co., Liverpool, England.
London and Lancashire, Liverpool l'.nj.
Kki/rbcvck.?Bank 'j{ l?u Stone Gup; Appalachian
Hank: ifon. K. A. Aver-;. Ex-Att'y, Gen'l of Va.
Virginia Fire & Marine;
Chartered and Organize >i in 1832. In successful oper
ation over half n century. Insures agalusfc
Fir* a.u? Lightning.
We s-olici: thn patronage ul tlie citizens of \\ isr? and ,'
surrouuding counties, and will personally inspect
and write insurance on the most accommodating
terms at lowest ran-;. Correspondence solicited.
GUS. W. LOVELL, Agent.
Itlfi Stonk li.vc. Va. ;
WA N I K D?Situation?us bookkeeper ; by Hinglc and ;
double entry, as employed in Wholesale or Retail ;
Merchandising, Jobbing, Forwarding, Commission, I
Farming, Manufacturing, Mining, Lumbering, Steam,
boating, Railroading Bankiug, Furnaelng, Joint
Stock, Cotton, Plnntation, Com. insurance, Real
Estate, Etc. I graduated a( Smith' Commercial !
Collese*. Lexington, Ky., April 3, 3?iai.
Address, VT. Ii. lYn i u.
38-lt Joplin, Virginia, ?
Is a candidate for the office of
of Wise County, at the election to be held
Mat 28, JS01.
Two beds of Coking Coal, each one over six foot thick, makin
Coke as is produced in the United States, will 1??' mined and col;
three miles of the town. Two hods of <Jas ami Steam Coal, ea< h
feet thick, and a bed of Canncl Coal underlies the same territory.
Two reliable beds of Red Fossil Fron, one carrying 4^ |*r
a large deposit of Oriskany ore, carrying per cent Iron
part the town site, and thousands of acres on lines of S. -\. tv
and L. A X. R. R.
The m<^t valuable area of virgin forests, of Walnut, Hickory, <
Yellow Poplar (white wood), Birch, Hemlock and Chestnut <>.
United States, immediately tributary t.-> the town.
Supplied by two rapid rivers flowing around the town. VVai
piping from an elevation 350 feet above the town site, now m
Concentration <u railroads at this point inevitable. South A
Ohio now completed from Bristol, Tcnn. Louisville A Nashvi
nearly completed. Sev*eral other- roads now under construction.
Cheap Fuel-Cheap Raw Material.--Cheap Transport
An $800,000 Iron Plant under construction.
Five hundred Coke Ovens? to be built ;it once.
Electric Light. Street Railway, Good Hotels, etc., etc.
Manufacturers wanted; Substantial inducements held out.
(>n and after September 15th, lots will be sold at schedule rat
tions to builders.
Prices of lots in Plat No. 5, range from $50 to $1,000 per lot.
[xTEKiioNT Hotel Building, I?l: St ? i
O^ai^stnl, $50,000.00
I Incorporated under Virginia State Laws.
Does a General Banking: Business.
W. IJ SICKELS, President. 11. U. liULLlTT, Casbier.
COKUESi'ONDKrrrs: ?Unite*! States National Hank ..f New York
Kentucky National bank, Louisvill >.
. A. McDowell. President. C. H. Berry man C
Authorized Capital, $100,000.00
Incorporated under the Laws of State of Virginia.
Does a General Bank!:.., B
? I W IUTES. ?'. I MILLS. i
J. F. mil LITT, J!:. II. r. Mi'DOU KLi . JR.
J. M. IJ00DI.0K. C. II. Sl'AMWSO. A ">
Temporary Quarters, Opposite Post Office. BIG STONE GAP, V \
STA >; J > A Ev> 2 5 SCA!L,I?S.
Yard and Off ice,?Block 36, Wood avenu
fcSigE Storno ?tUr !*;>.? ? - * - VI 1*$>;I c?i.'i.
TliOfoag&Iy Practical Stone Calte?, Masoa and Brick Laj ?
Jobbing work promptly attended Lo and Satisfaction Gnai
Estimates Given,
fc*. O. Ooac, <iii, 13IG STOXE VA.
l-'o BAICER,
.Shop on Wood Avi?iiii?. N'?!nr Alboinarle Street,
Stono Gnp, Vix-g^ixii?.
Katiciiucs furnished oji kinds of work, from the tiinallcsl'Job to the target buihli
given t'? store fitting and ollice work.
A. M. BAKER, - - Painter.
Intermont Hotel Building, BIG STONE GAP, VA.
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For Sale:-A few choice Lots in Plats I and 2. Wanted:-Lois to
Sell on Commission.
Adjoining the City of Big Stone Gap on on? side mH ^c ^
andextenslIo Tow^ Appalachian Land Company's valuta
? ? ? ?,tQ L??nd? on the other.
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J. B. F. MILLS, President, or S. C. BERRYMAN. Secretary.

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