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BIG STOXK ?AP.
More Kci?ark?from th? VMUjog Editor* *lP.\iri?.V.?rj; Virp-'irtt...-' BIO STON'K ?'Ap. TbouKh "far back in the backwoods and like all new towns; is suffering from the preset financial crisis, has mad< won. derfu! progross toward development and isby no me^nsndend town today,as ?m, are inclined to believe. On arrival at (his place, the Appala? chian Club took our "party i:i ? ,ge and ma<lc our Mjvj of three hours v., j thai we were loth to leave. \v, v , eS coried to their well appointed club i tims and had the hospitalities extend d us Exhibition Hall, ? filled with specimens of the many different ikiiids o( valuable ?minerals and limbers which abound in n that was visited aud an hour was plcs anily and intcrestin^!y;spent there. An cxcelleVt supper'of Which all freelv partook, was served ?t H?lcl fritVrm'diif: On from- to the "Captain's office" to "pay. the freight," he said udon': mention it." Who could help feeling gTcatfui to such people as these. From oat hearts, we thank them. SALTS' TIMES ?OISTES BAYS /.<;?;;;;.. t That the great N it?rai funnel; on this line", towers way above the Natural Brid in its magnificence :: v. ork of nature; That Big Stone Gap i> a growing U with a very bright future, sind her citizens are tireless workers in her up-buifding, -. ^ ? cor n t v corax. Trial of Two 3Xardereri- From Norton. . The Wise County Court adjourned last Saturday alter a two weeks session. Nearly all the first week was occupied in the trial of Miles Bates for I he murder oxl policeman Hilton, at Norlon,last Summer, The jury i#ts? ti not agree on .1 verdict and was discharge J. 'J he whole of the second week was oc? cupied with the trial of Webster Snod grass for the murder 61 Morgan Thueki r, also at Norton, last summer. Thin case was very stubbornly contested ?m both sides. The prosecution was represented by K. P. Bruce, Commonwealth's Attor? ney, and Messrs. Alder.son & Vicars, the defense by^Judgc B. SI. Fulton, and Messrs David Bailed of Bristol, and t. S. rloss,ol this county. The theory or* the defeus was that the killing was accidental, 'j In jury thought otherwise and gave Snod grass eighteen years in the penitentiary. A motion for a new trial was overruled: mid the case will bo appealed to the Cir? cuit Court. POL:?COl/iiT. Several Ca* es :ivu,--\ by .'?;: Crtu I; ? Prisoner iSrcuks hut i.-. Mee ttt '. urotl. A man natu d Cotlivr wa.- >>??:' *?! t;. ?r Bullitt last Satunb-.v. cha r/ed v. ??;?? - dcrlyconduCi|| i: tit-.s or- "?Y i!. ;.'le? ft Co. The chnri'c v.a 1!:.?:.:!>- d. T. L. Hobbs wa:; up on 5S.? order co a charge ot* li.i:. .ry. In default o. hail m. ..' was comm'; .-d ; - j.-.i! h g^coald be h;.<: ? n . * ;? I ? ^burned a hole in the ti.???r ? i the caiia boose . ; , 1 ! .. ? ? ? .? HaKiPursui; v.:<- n.-dv 0-\S i\:->: HgKsrgeuKt tiil.;. - ;.. d HHppn., iltv 1 HH?he sum ot jlit-cn l^u' ''a''''v'11 ol ' i ]>? ? il: HHay says that i i?? *? ^?t home ;uid !:- !.<-: ? i a; ?n ;. rt ? 'ry ciiara-: i' ;? I Tii;-: ffiiti:r: c*s itOi\::. Preferred Stock *?> tu- k.^sitnl 2 Pusliell Cozuplclfon. NASUViLLr, Ti.N.v., l>..-e' Mb?Tin. ori-;iu al holders oi the l\'iA?r-'JU - i: l-nde oi three Cs railroad, in tla ir n-vt-tit.'?; Johuson City, have agreed atol si^n-d a contract thai the company may i - ue >':. 000,001? preferred fb t!-: with v.hbh lo nay the present indebtedttess > . the roitd and complete the same. It s.h calculated that $!,000,00t) will pay the uv-bt- and 000,000 complete the road. . The plan having so far been matured, all that now remains to Ir.r done before work begins i-- to c:t3h the preferred stock. These $3,000,000 being preferred to the $7,000,000 already expended <>t? the road makes them very desirable. ?. iiureh ?eri lee. There will be preaching in the new church next Sunday morninghtli o'clocjc by the pastor. All the members ?d the church are re? quested to be present at IO o'cIock A. ?l. for tue purpose of orghniziiig J. O. Sy?ALEV. 1's. Prenchi:tjr, Vou arc cord'ally invited to come am bringyour friends to a scries 'ji' Meeting? to be conductdd in the Babtisl Church i. night and tomorrow night by O. A. Carr Time 7.30 o'clock every nig:hfc. an Altars : \n r.01 Alorc xiwa 150,000 Servtinis ol^tlie reblic. Washington*, Dec. ?One iuteresing p iccco f i u f0 r ni a t i o n which the new Con? gress will have laid before it has just been completed. It is a full list of the nauics of all persons employed in the Govern? ment service. There are more (kau 130, OOOofthcm. The growl h of I ho army of Government employes is something mar? velous. A decade ago the aonouncemcnt was* made that the number of Government employes was over 100,000. "ih-'A was thought to be something tremendous, and 80 it was. But the growth ot the Govern? ment business., the growth of the country, the extension of the postal system, the general increase of business along with the increase of population, compelled the increase of the Government's forces to qarrv out its business. It seems like.a large iiuinder, I50,0li0, but when oi?c thinks that there are over GO.OOp po?t-ol?ces alone; and that every one of these *: is -II least one and in some cases hundreds oJ employe*, ho begins to wonder that the total is not greater. pxsiisp:<Atri>. Dr. J. J- Bonri! has returned from a visit to CanipV^ll county. '?. :. ^ Mr. & Mrs. W. L*. Addison left Wednesday for Richmond. i . Dr. H. P. Howard is in C^arlottsvillc. v/' Harris has returned from Chicago. * ? # ' W. AvHenwood has gone to CMcagp to spi nd his Chrtstmus. # v V .Sailor is reg'stered nl the &ietoont. Mrs; J. F? Bullitt has retunud to Louis? ville. # * C. A. Uardiu, Jr. has recovered from Iiis re? cent i'lnestf. ^ # ended her ajdventurous life. I RomnnMc Conor of a Young Washington Wo?attwho ?!ll?'<J Uorsntfln Mexico. vTasbixgt'ox, Dec. 10.?A romantic story with a sad ending was contained in the mail received at the Siate Departialift"to-' day froa the United States Consulate at Acapulcb, Mexico. Seyt .;.! days ago a handsome young vro ma'tr, giving Hci name as Cora Montgomery, called upon theConsr.1 of the United Stute? and.asked for proiscTiori against the hru t< '?:?' .??.;.?. i:t ?f heralleged husband named Cm. ?/. n gambler well known throughout Mexico. According to the woman's story atl .: she desired wns to get l :ick "to (he United Stares, and to Washington espec-' ially, where her family lived, one other lnr>ij.v p.. Seeing ;i Govcrnmenl official here. She was assured ivy the Consul that she mij hi remain under hi-a protection unless measures, v. vre. perfected for jj&n?Hng her back her relatives. Subsequently, how i ever, the tcoinan was charged with the lar ; ??? ny of large sum of tm ney and valuaole [ jewelry from Goinez, at:<l- an cRbrl was made to get her into, the bands of the Mexican anihdrifies; Through the efforts, howi er. oi the Consul a compromise was ;.? tedUyr which, th< woman restored, the grcat< r portion of the money arid the jew < L'y (o ;he gambler,?300 being retained ;<>?.? !?? r n cessary expenses in reaching Washington and her friends. 8h ? r (iicsc arrangements' were pciTectedthe young woman '.vent to her ni, ostensibly to prepare for her jour? ney horn* ward, but really to commit sui eidc. She badprovided herself wiih a large quantity <>: c trhoHcfacid, and drank dearly half a tcacupful of the pbi??n. She lingered for an hour (.:? 1 ivb, and died in I i agony. Inquiry showed that she had :i borne and friends .-over.':! months ago with a rich young than, who took her to Mexico v.iii: him, where he deserted the girl, who become inlatuatcd with the gambler Gomez. She had not married bitte ?, accordicg to Iiis statement. In a :.: ( f ;tm er one day she took about $2.000 in < asli tuul all ih? jewelry of tlie gambler and t] ( d, nothing being heard of her until she turned up at the United State* Consulate. Information of tlic sad ending of her life I:-..*: been conveyed to her relatives in this city, and instructions i:::?e been given to : . rard the body for interment here. < ? I w;i >n BUSINESS. < . Improvement the only Change Seen ? Xi.'v York, Dec. UK?IIA'. Dnnn & Co.'s review o'l trade Bays that the only change observable in the condition of business i.? ^radn.'rl ini >rovcment. Or.e sign of an un : f.-.v ?Table character is that collections tit some points are --slower at;d harder than usual. Particularly where thy low prices I of cotton leads the holder to defer selling 1 as long a.- possible. Bat -.A the principal Western points collections arc very sat i isi'acl . i he larger trade cent res re port Tngmos'l fa; er.C.iv in that resoect-j and i then is less difficulty in Eastern cities, ; though .:i ;?<.<? South some embarrassment ?continues. Money is not particularly I ringent?any where, though rather close . at rt:irEhville and Montgomery. The speculative markets have leaded downward on the whole. Cotton has v i.i declined 1-1 Gc, to 8-06e, with sales o.l (;5o\000 bales here; and port receipts -ill! far oxeced the extraordinary receipts I of.last year. The Sputhern markets are overloaded, and the stringency ux some* point: is caused by a delay in .realizing, '. Ii.-: prices being-unsatisfactorily low* Al ; most Southern ports the low price of col - I ton cause: a seNback and business is oni}* fair, though al Richmond it is itn ; proving with the toThicerJ sections. There is little new in the great indus ; tries, for while the tone b'f the iron mar? ket improves, and there is mute inquiry for tails and bar iron v. ith larger sales of pig, the price is d< pressed by attempts l of som? ? oul hern suakei a to realize-. Trade ; in cotton goods is perhaps a shade bettor, and in boots and shoes the factories are 1 well t .itployed: ' The !?u siiic ss failitres oecnrring.through# out tii.e CGfiiJitrj dai ipg | be lasi iseven days nu:aiu for ;\:\ United States 304, Canada ?y>. iota! against ;J95 last week. -.? ,. _..? ? MitS. J. (-. ?LAINJK, JR. Sh; >'e<*ks a v.in a fiouth Dakota Court, ai:<l i?he Wnnts.AUiiiony) too. DijAnwoon; S. P.. Dec. 5.?A motion was i:leti here yesterday by Mrs. Mary Nevins [ilainoii tkinfor ^1,?U? temporary alimo ?y aii(3 ;;"no at"Corney fees. The hearing ti:e i'.;:. was act tor Pee. 20. The complaint and summons in the ease were abolished yesterday. The,,* complaint al? leges thai James .!. Bhvine, .fr., willfully abend med plaint iff w'itlj but cause,', leaving fn her enstodj athree-\:ear old child which r : " has since supported without help ;'? ... him. On these grounds she demands divorce, and the Sole custody of her child. She also fisksi"t>r aiiulotiy for the support of herself and child. \- i: it They mink tu Georgia of Cleveland. Atlanta, Dec. 4.?In an interview this afternoon with Bon. W. G: Atkinson, Chairman of the Cn. .Stale Democratic j Executive Committee, said it would be suicidal tor t!:-' Democrats to nominale Cleveland ucxt fiujLc i"<m- the presidency. Personally hv: likes Mr.-Cleveland, and ad? i mires him also, but he thinks the Demo? crats would throw away their chances by nominatingliipi, because it would be im pOi?s:ble, lie says, far Cleveland to carry j New Vwr!:. -? ,s., ?.?? 1 r.bcom???:?.???. (?<>* ,. 1,?JOO,000 Milos. v '] he locomotive) Charles Djekens,*on the London and .\'.-rrihw.c.-*ttrn Railway's spe eial express 'service between Manchester and London, has ran 1,000,000 miles in nine years?a feat wit hont parallel in English Railway traveling. Jt has never had a breakdown. ; . ? drainage causes much sickness, and bud blood and improper adieu of (he ii vor and kidney;; is bad drainage of the human system, which Burdock liiood Bit? ters remedy. do ; A > SiRii C?RJ2. l.o -.ii and Internal Treatment, Iii ' .-der to cure catarrh it is necessary to rJ}ay^the*f/ittflama;ion of t!ic irritated t:n mbranq \'?iih it soothing aj-.;flication, (?!:?:;!:?? the ht'ad cftvth6 plugging mucous BCcre'lions, and heal lite discharging ul c"is. Por coldjn the head and usual ca? tarrh Poods' local treatment does this without the aid of shntf, douches and tuni.es> If the disease has e.xtended down wards, afieeling the bronchi;'! tabes or; lungs, digestion and blood, the internal frcatmenj both r<rinove^ iVorn the system the B'ottj red noison, and by its linilding properties assists nature in restoring the impaired navts. Send for onr book treating on crtarrlu POSTER, M1L BUR^ & C(X, proiiricfwrs. iJuttalo, N. Y. Sold in 0ig Stone Qap Va. bv S. L. Whit. h< ad & Co., next door to T.O. \vA;%Tt;t). An aeiive, cnorgciie man, familiar with farm work and impienienttt to canvass V. jr..- county and take prdftr^Otfor a spjcpa did implement manufactured . by us ut:d nee dial by every (fanner^ We pay a good ii orders taken, agent i'ttr tiishi!??;?; his own horse and wagon. We t'uruiVi sample. Every ^c^|-nb>r^r^V<|l. ^^-^4^^liA^ililLv' Address with ref VIRGINIA :?In' the Clerk'? office of the Circuit v Court for the county of Wise on tint 12th day of Not. 1891. In Vacation: Thruston, Trust??, *J vs. > In chancery. C. W. Gcodpasture et al. J The. object of this suit i? to recover judgment ogain3t E. M. Ilardln and P. W> Hardln in the sum of IS0O.0O with Interest from November 8th 1R83, and to enforce the same by personal decree and by foreclosure of the lien reserved in a deed from Big Stone Gap Improve? ment Company and R. C. Ballard Thruston, Truste? to E. M. ?ardin and P. W. Hardin, on lots 9, 10 and 11 of Block 29, "Improvement Co's Plat. No 1," in the town 61 Big Stone Gap, Wfse county, Va. And afli dftvit having been made that C. W. Goodpasture, VT. ft. Blockwell and P. W. Hardin, parties defendant in this rait arc non-residents of this State, the said de? fendants arc ifequlred'tb appear within fifteen days after dno publication of this order, in the clerk's office of our said court, at rules to 1?; holden there for, and do what is necessary to protect their Interests. And it is ordered that a copy ol this order he forthwith publish* d once a week, for four successive weck?, in the Big Stoke Pcst a-newspaper printed in the town ol Big Stone Gap in the county of Wise, and posted at the front door of the conrt-hoase of said co*uoty, on the first day of the nest county court for the said connty after the dato of this order. A copy, Tente: J. E. LIPPS, clerk. I BuIIitt A McDowell, p. q. By W. IL Bond d. c. VIBOiNIA : In the clerk's office of the circuit court of Wire county on the 0th day of Novem? ber, 1S93. In vncution. W. E- Harris, Plaintiff 1 In chancery. againFt > J. C. Stamps, et. ah, Def'dt's. J The objecto! this suit is to have all the lands, min? eral rights, Ac,, now owned by the plaintiff and de fendants jointly, situated in Wise county, Virginia, petitioned and the pluintifTs interest allotcd to him. An affidavit having been made and filed that the defendants,/, C. Stamps, II. G. Kyle. A. B- Rogan, A. D. Simpson and H. B. Clay are not residents of the State of Virginia, it is ordered that they do appear here within 15 days after due publication hereof, and do what may be necessary to protect their interest in suit. And it is further ordered that a copy here? of ">e publisded once a week for four weeks in the Big Stone Post, anil that n copy he posted at the frontdoor of the Court honse of this county on the first day of the nest term of the county court ol said connty. A Copy. Teste; J. E. LIPPS, Clerk. Miller A Bolen, p. q. VIRGINIA:?In the Clerk's ofiice of the Circuit Court for tho county 61 Wise on the luth day of November 1891. In Vacation. Thruston, Trustee. 1 vs.> In Chancery. L. B. Cook, ct al. ) The object of this suit is to recover judgment against L. B. Cook in the sum of $183.33 with inter? est thereon from Jan. 1st 1890, and al?o in the fur? ther sum of 183.33 due Jan. 14tb l&f*2, With interest thereon from Jan. 1st 1890 should the same be due before decree herein, and costs, and to enforce the same by personal decree against the said t ook and by foreclosure of the lien reserved in a deed from Big Stone Cap Improvement Company and R. ('. j Billard Thruston, Trustee to L. B. Cook, on lot 14, I Block 61. "Improvement Co's Plat No. l,"in the town ; ol Big Stone (inj?, Wise County Va. And affidavit I having been made that L. B. Cook and E. P. Bryan, i parties defendant herein are non-residents of this ? State, the said defendants are required to appear ; here within fifteen days after due publication of this ! oidcr. jn the Clerk's office of our said court at rules to be holden these for, and do what is necessary to ; protect their interests. And it is ordered that a copy of this order be forthwith published once a week, j for four successive weeks, in the Big Stoke Post, a j newspaper printed in the town of Big Stone Cap, in the county of Wise, and posted at the front door of the cdttrtrhouse of said county, on the first day of the r.est County Court for the said counly after the date of tiii?? order. A copy: Teste: J. E. LIPPS, (7lerk. Bullitt A McDowell, p. q- 11-13-41 NOTICE. Pursuant la a decretal order of Iba Circuit Court of Wise County, entered at the September term, '?l, In the chancery cause of J. M. Shepherd vs. J. C. Chance, Ex'or Ct als.i 1 Will offer for sale at public outcry in ; front ol th" Interment Hotel, in the town ol Big j Stone Cap, Va., on the "5th Day of December, 1891, : to the highest and best bidder, as much of the laud ; owned by defendants situated on the waters of Soutb ! Pork of Powell's River, in thin counly, and adjoining : tli" lands of Appalachian Lacd Co., Jones, Whitridge i and Vox and others, a>* may be necessary to satisfy the amount ascertained to be due in seid decree. TERMS. I The sale will be fer one-third cash in hand, one ; third iti six months, and one-third ia twelve months. .' Bond with pood personal security will he required for the deferred payments bearing interest from date. GEO. Tu. EDMONDS, j Special Commissioner. ! In the Clerk's Office of the Circuit Court of the ; County of Wise. J. M. Shepherd, plaintiff, against J. C Chance, Ex'or et als., defendants in chancery. I, J. E. Lipps, Clerk of the said court, do certify ibat the bond required of the Special Commissioner, by the decree rendered in said cause on the 25th day of Sept. '81, has been duly given. Given under my hand as clerk of the said court, this 2nd day of Nov. '91. u-C-;t Teste: J.K. LIPPS, Clerk. The above sale will be postponed tiii Dec. 26th 1SDJ. Geo. M. EmuoKPS, Special commission) r. VIRGINIA:?In the Clerk's office of the Circuit * Court for the connty of Wise en thclOlh day .>f November, 1891, In Vacation. Thruston, Trustee, ) rs.> In Chancery rr. B. Talbut! ct al. _ ) The object ol this suit is to recover judgment against B. B. Talhutt In the sum of $158,33 with in? terest thereon from January 15th ISfiO, and in the further sum of $158.33 due January 15th 1892, with interest thereon from January 15thl8'jO, should the ! same be due at the time of entering decree in this ] suit, and to enforce the eaine by personal decree and by foreclosure of.the vendors Hen retained in a deed j treon Big Stone Gap Improvhmcnt Company and R. j C. Ballard Thruston, Trustee to B. E. Talbutt.on lots ; 9 and 10 Block 32, "Improvement Co's Plat No. 1," ! in the town of Big Stone Gap, Wise County, Virginia. ! An affidavit having been made that B. E. Talbutt.r. i party defendant in this suit is a non-resident of this j State, the said defendant is required to appear within 15 days after due publication of this order, in the j ('!? i k's office of our said court, at rules to be holden there for, and do whJt may be necessary to protect his interests. And it is ordered that a copy of ti:is order be forthwith published once a week for four successive weeks in the Bin Stoke Post, a newspa? per printed in the town of Big Stone Gap,in the coun? ty of.Wise and posted at the front door of the. court? house of raid county on the first day of the lic-xt County Court for the said-county after the date of this order. A copy.Teste: J.K. LIPPS, Clerk. Bullitt to McDowell, p. cj, 11-1341. I V71RG1NIA.?In the Clerk's Ofiice of the Circuit V Court of the County of Wise, cu tho 13 day of October, 1891, In Vacation. Citizens Bank Ok Roceksvillb PUT j On a cross against ; bill filed by j. ('. Chance Exon. akd Ale Dfptb.J John GiMy The object of this suit is to recover of defeudauts J. ('. Chance Executor of the Ir.st will and testament of Win. D. Jones deceased, James W. Fox and It. B. Whitridge the sum of S7G.75 with interest thereon from June 11889 till paid and to subject the land conveyed to said Jones, Fox and Whitridge by Elkanah GUIy and wife by deed dated on the first day of June 1889, to the payment Of said debt and interest and the costs of said cross bill. And an affidavit having been made and filed that the defendants J. C. Chance Exor. Catharine B. Jones, John M.Jones, Nancy E. Allen, J. G Allen, W. O.. Carmack, R. B. Whitridge, James W. Fox, Benjamin D. Jones, lt. Jones, John Jones and Hula Jones are not residents of the State of Virginia, it is ordered that they do appear here within 15 days after the publication hereof, and do what way be nec? essary to protect his interest in tlds suit. And it is further ordered that a copy hereof be published once a week for four weeks in the Big Stone Post and that .t copy be posted at the frontdoor of the court-house of this county on the first day ol the next term of the county court of said county. A copy?Teste: J. E. Litre, Cuntx. lt. T. IttvrsE Atty. John Git.i.v. \VIRGINIA: In the Clerk's Office of the Circuit Court of the County ol Wise on the 14th day of October, 1891, in vacation. John W.Gii.j.v, PlffA On a cross bill against > tiled by J. C. Chance, Exor, et al, Deft. J John Giily. The object of this suit is to recover of J. C. Cbaucc Executor of the last will of Win. D. Jones deceased, James W. Pox and R. B. Whitridge the sum of sixty dollars with interest thereon from May 31 1S89, tif] paid, being for a note executed to said John Gilly by Win. D. Jones on the said 31 day of May 1889, and to subject the land convoyed to said Jones, Whitridge and Fox, by said John w. Gilly, on the 31 day of May 1HS9, and for other purposes in the biil mentioned. And an affidavit having been made and filed that the defendants J. C. Chance Exor.. Catharine B. Jones, John M. Jones, Mary E. Allen, J.G. Allen, w. J. Cnr mack, K. B. Whitridge, Jnmcs w. Fox, Benjamin 1). Jones, R. Jones, John and Eula Jones are not resi? dents of the State of Virginia, it is ordered that they do appear here within 15 days after the due publication hereof, and to do what may be necessary to protect their interest in this suit. And it is further ordered that a copy hereof be published once a week for four creeks in the Bio Stone Post, and a copy be posted at the front door of the court-house of this county on the !lr*t day of the next term of the county court of said county. A copy?Teste: J. E. Lipps, Czxrjc. R. T. Ikvixe Atty. for John Gilly, p. q. Y7IRG1NIA :?In the c!erk'6 office of the circuit court v for thecountvof Wise on the 19th day of Novem? ber 1S9J In Vacation. j Thruston, Tm&tee, \ vs. > In chancery. W. G. Green et ai ) The object of this snit is to recover judgment against W.G.Green,Geo. IP.Ifrown,"j. e. Johnston, w. w. Nickelsaud 1. N. Green in the sum of $333.32 with in? terest thereon from November J7, J8S9, and to enforce the same by personal decree against said parties und by foreclosure of the vendor's lien reserved in a certain deed from Big Stone Gap Improvement co. and IL c. Dullard Thruston, Trustee to G. M. Drown and W. G. Green (dated Nov. 11, 1838) on Iota JJ and J2 of Dlock G?," Improvement co's Plat No. 2," in the town of Dig Stone Gap, IPisc county Va.. and affidavit having been made that j. e. Johnston and I. N. Green, parties de (lendarit herein are non-res idents of . this State, the said defendants are required to appear within fifteen daj b after due publication of this order, in the clerk's office of our said court', at rules to he holden* there for, and do what is necessaiy to protect their intercuts. And it is ordered th*t a copy of this order be forthwith published once a week for four successive; weeks, in the D/ii Stone Post, a news paper priuted in the town of Dig Stone Gap, in the county of Wise, and posted at the front door of the court-house of said couuty, on the first day of tho next county court for the said coan The Only Absolutely Safe Oil Stove. M. M. RITCHER S CO., GENERAL AGENTS. Wtitetor circulars. Water Cholera, Ice Cream Freezerii, Cartuia Stretcher?, Eioum Kuriil.- hirj^r Goo Is, Kitchen Jfovel?c*, Hi tcigcrators. Largest stock sou?i of the vjoS} Ohio rivf-r. < ind Efii ffSg^ifflft S*:? :,r?rki I St.. Bet SSBBSpK^ Tliird antl Ifourrli. THE POST/' Has tlic Largest Circulation of any Paper in Southwestern Va. An Advertisement will pay vow. -MIDWAY BETWEEN THE_ "~ Adjoining the City of Big Stone Gap on one side, and the South Appalachian Lard C W^ and extensive Town Sito Lands on the other. ??a FOR INFORMATION IN DETAIL, ADDRESS THE EAST BIG STONE GAP LAND & IMPRO JBIG STOKE GAP, VA, J. B. F. MILLS, President, or S. C. BERRYMAN, Secretary. E 3 T ? ? LI 5 KEP 1858 GEO. W?LF & CO. JEWELERS 5. OPTie ANS. Cor, Fourth & Jefferson, Louisvilie, Ky. Continue to carry the handsomest and most selected stock of Diamonds, Watches, Jewelry, anci Silverware, in the city. They have also a complete Optical Department, under the management <<!' a professional Optician, thoroughly competent to lest and. fit your eyes. No charge for testing the eye. tt( ! pond ? iHciti M - LJMirRY ? oTflBL .:?? - a* ? .y,"?.-rw?ri In addition t to tho First Cia: s Stable ! have at Big Stone Gap, 1 have opened another at jc^s -arc jl ^?-^ Where i shall keep a number of the Finest Riding Horses constantly on hand. I?i*&jL-iiLr?.? otto; it; 0-5* given to oil orders. W. P. LIPSCOMB. POCL AND billiards. Ol^?^X?I^XA SALOON. ALSO A. FULL LINE OF FINE TWINES, ? LIQUORS ? # ? C!GARS.tx> Co to Sumrnerfield's BILLIARD PARLOR 3 to spend a pleasant evening1. They are the- Finest Southwest Virginia. Sola lipnis For His Geleorated SPRING HILL WHISKEY. ?rr:~ kl it ?v n * & n ik? Rl '2' y J If \ V i I 1 u ii Ikl U Is 1 FRED. A. BEEBE, Manager. Only First-class ! ietei in Gi!y Ston< Gap. Electric 30lis, Electric Li.crht, St( m Heat. the-Hmmilton JJKlSiOI.. VA., AND TE>. N. W. P. HAMILTON & SONs BATES, S2.00 VEll DAY. jfeS%? ..V 1 i, r-U.' :-'.v mg. 4m Es), &' / ?A* I ----- v- ? 3s5^? a - SOLD BY LEADING CROCEPJS. ?3 ICS TT ? Ol "? Y* fx- -? ' ? ??\ Jk?r-: - -? /-> I-- . ' '.i.-'.H- - - 1 >>..' ? ; ... - IT! Subscribe for the Po.-t. It ii)07ih/$135 filMi fllinTlll ri1fliVt7l T ncnrl """ i1"TI,i-* snn.h. /V>? 1 Stonsga Academy. SIC STONE GKP, 1?7*. SXgTRUCTORS. Wsi. [I. Beckford, A. I!.,-Headmaster. Classics and Carman. Mis? s. i:. Hughes, in charge English Dept. English, French and Music. Mi: ? L. ?. Goobloe, in charge Primary Deit. History and Mu<ic. SPECIAL INSTRUCTORS IN MATHEMATICS,, S itural Science and A rt. 1 . if. thorough Primary and Secondary instruction; in ling .1 three years' Classical Course fitting for ? he most advanced colleges. taiis . / terms, board, ?1 cetera, nddress the Headmaster, Box 29, Big Stone Gap, Va. Professional CardH. KUNKEL & BOARD, Physicians arid Surgeons, fl 1 - formed a co-partnership, offer tlteir profes i? ?? to the people ol Big .Stone (Jap and : ?. kinky. t. i . ; ; u.rrr, ja. ir. c. m iiownu jk. BULLITT & MCDOWELL. Attorneys at Law, In! rtnnnt Hotel Building, BIG STONE GAP, VA. WILLIAM K. SHELBY, Attorney at I^awj BIG STONE GAP. VA. ; Ofiicii In Baute of Big Stone Gap. H. A. W. SKEEN, Attorney at Law, Shorti Building, BIG STONE GAP, VA. . wm. k. burns, K. a. FULTON, I> bunon, Va. Vise C. II., Va. BURNS & FULTON, A??orn.ejsr*? set " Law, CorBTS:? Russell. Wise and Dickinson Counties, and <'? art -a Appeals at WytbcvUIe. WA1.tkk ?:. addison. C. a. HARDIN ADDISON & HARDIN, Attorneys at Law, Office ov< r Bank of Big Stone Cap. BIG STONE GAP, VA. R. T. IRVINE, A.ttoi"iTto>r at T^fk%v9 liiG STONE GAP, VA. Ofilo in SummerSehl Building, Wood Ave j L. TURNER MAURY, Attorney at Law, BIG STONE GAP,VA. ; Office, Appalachian Bank Building. DRS. RHEA & PEPPER, Dentists, 1NTERMONT HOTEL. tVill be at IStone Cap the first Tuesday of each mouth ?tnd remain during the week. Bristol office. Corner Main and Fifth Streets. ISAAC S. ROSS, Attorney at Law, NORTON, VA. DO YOU READ? This Paper contains all tho Giiiey Building, BIG STONE GAP. Buy and gell business nnd residence lets in all ui ti * crly on Wood, Clinton, and Wyandottc Avenues. l*h acre trrctsof co;;l and timber hunts for sale in Wise and Dh to the lines of Railroads. Don't fail to bcc <?:? write to us. ! Rkkt.r-nct.s:?Bank of Big Stone flap, Va.; Citizens Rank, Johnson i . ^ Johnson City,Tenn.: Powell's Valley Bank, j< in si III??, v.,,? ; v . , ? of Two beds of Coking Coal, each <>n*' over six foul ,: Coke as is produced in the LTnitecl States, will he n '.. three miles of the town. Two i?"?ls >>\ Gas ami St< tin I feet thick, and a bed of Cannel <''>al underlies t!:" <ann Two reliable beds of Red Fossil fron, one carryiup i a large deposit of Oriskany ore. carrying ?">- per cent! part the town site, aud thousands ? >!' acres <'ii line* and L. & N. R. R. JSL &3?JbL J*?*ai> ,GTxk c* The iiionL valuable area <??' virgin forests, <>;' Walnut Yellow Poplar (white wood), Birch, Hemlock anil I I United States, immediately tributary to ti e town. Supplied by two rapid rivers flowing around the :? piping from an elevation 305 feet above the town tion. R?ILHO?Ii E Concentration of railroads at ibis point inevitable. Ohio now completed from Bristol, Teun., and Louisvi pjetcd from Louisville, Kentucky; Several other gtrnctipu. Cheap FaeL-Cbeap Raw Material.--Cheap ; An $800,000 Iron Plant nearly completed. Five hundred Coke Ovens to !;?? Ii?iit at once. Electric Light, Street Railway, Good Hotels, etc., etc. MORE ADVANTAGES COMBINED THAN CAN I OTHER LOCALITY. Manufacturers wanted. Substantial inducement I . Lots will be sold at schedule rates. Redactions to Trices of lots in Plat No. 5, range from $50 to $l,0<i Address BIG STONG GAP LMPROVJOlhN'l IlfTSRalONT MOTEL BUILDING. V> TW17 P1717 niVlC'Q! 1 il?i DriJa-lli V Hi 5 II AT TT\AV T'Vi: . 1 kiVLlBA ? IxnH We Greet you Once ? How Time Does Fly! The echoes of last year's ^reetii hardly died away and yet in a few I we shall be wishing each other ICHRISTMAS " another time. The grandest display I Toys, Fancy Holiday Goods and Christmas I ever brought to BRISTOL. We are HEAD-QUARTERS for GiFl BOOKLEST, JUVENILE'S CHRiS BIRTHDAY CARDS. Come and see us while theassort fern plete. People are already selectin their friends. Don't put off your p iong. Remember we absolutely ? one $75.00 Music Box; one ?25.00 and Ease!; one $25.00 Doll. The Bee-Hive Comp? Opera House Block. - > r Jobbing work promptly attended to and Satlsfa< Estimates Given. OFFICE AND YARD-WOOD AVENUE City Property Bougie TRACTS ot CottU Iron atij Timber Land for sah? hy the acre 01 tn*L & Block? and Lota in the <-Hv we mako buying aud wiling 1 ?*P ; "' ' Y . < i?akc iove?tDienti?hoiU(t correppoua vfUh U?, NOTttOUBLt: KEGAKid?' q Jj.Qflfi V'