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Yii? Big Stone Bap Post.
H.J. AYERS. ----- Editor. S. HAYES. Business Manager. thursday,;feb. 22,1094. Trmw or SuRvcntmox: *o?> Ttar. Il.oo sit Months, ... 69 f aymenl ?trletW !a ??thtu*. The POST has the largest circula? tion of a,ny paper in Southwest Vir? ginia, and it is steadily increasing. An inspection of its subscription list i$ invited by those contemplating ad? vertising. Senator White, of Louisiana, has been nominated ami confirmed as Associate Justice of tht Supreme Court of th? United States. Tub great brilliant and versatile editor of the Courier-Journal, in a recent speech at a Press Club Banquet in St. Paul,made the following significant remark: "I don't care a d?n what happens, so it don't happen to me." This is the straw that broke the camel's back. Watterson always was impulsive, bright and original, but his democ? racy novor, nntil now, was open to criticism. To tako the remark seri? ously one must condemn the author heartily. It shows a spirit of bitter acrimonious selfishness, and that the worst clement in human nature pre? dominates in the man to a wonder? ful degree. To look at it in another light,prob ably Mr. Watterson had on a little too much of the spirits i'rnmenti and was not responsible for his remarks. Either way it is looked at, it does not show Mr. Wattarson in a very favor? able liglit. The Roads. The General Assembly has spent more than four-fifths of its time wrestling with many subjects that might have been omitted with bene? fit to the State, including the time spent in trying to pass a free pans bill, but not one thing toward aid? ing in building goods roads. Jf we were called upon to say what ono thing, in our opinion, would make our Stato more pros? perous than anything else that could be done, . wc would unhesitatingly answer, a thorough system of sub? stantially built roads in all the coun? ties. This would more widely dif? fuse wealth, intelligence and happi? ness than anything else the Legisla? ture could do. Yet thoy have done nothing toward securing this much desired end. Let our people begin agitating tho question now and keep it up for two years and we will educate our politicians ere the next election. ? ?. - Perhaps a New Trunk Line, OUTLET FOR DIG STONE GAP COAL AND COKE. The Atlantic <fe Danville, which extends from Danville across South? ern Virginia to the seaboard, has at? tracted considerable interest from the fact that a company largely of bond? holders of the road has been organized to build a line from Danvillo to Bristol, Tcnn., to be called the Virginia Seaboard & Western. The Atlantic & Danville is to bo sold by order of the court on April 3, and it is expected, will be purchased by the bondholders. The new road, if built, will be about 115 . miles long and connect with the East Tennessee, Virginia & Georgia sys? tem at Bristol. It would give the latter an outlet on the Atlantic sea? board and develop much mineral property of East Tennessee and Southwest Virginia, which now has no means of being shipped to fur? naces. Light Ahead. With the commencement of spring we hope to inaugurate a new era for Big Stone Gap. Tim building of one hundred coke ovens by the Loon cy Creek Coal & Coke Company, which are assured, will be the turn? ing of tiie tide, which will correct the unnatural conditions that have i forced the Furnace here to ran upon Poeahontus coke, with an abundant supply of coking coal almost in sight of the furnace, not three miles dis? tant. Again, the L. & X. H. R. has rec? ognized the necessity for building up a traffic that will make the Cumber? land Valley, independent of connec? tions which have proved very nnsat isfactof y. Rates will be given shippcr?,which will enable them to reach the great markets of tho West, including Chi? cago, and it will not be long ere ?H'hole trains, loaded with the black .diamonds of commerce, will thunder ?long, fin route for the great Missis? sippi mi f)hio Valleys and the J^akes. We believe thai day breaking, after tba long iiigUt of in4u?tHaj stagnation, and we will henceforth build upou a fun mint ion as solid as j Cribfidfcer, ' Th? Passing of th? Unlawful Ele? ment In Wise County. It is a matter of congratulation that the lawless clement in Wise Comity is fast disappearing, if it has not disappeared altogether. With the execution of Hall and Taylor, and the killing of one and capturing the other of the Fleming hoys, tho final touch has been plac? ed upon the oxtripation of that class of murderers who were a disgrace to our county. At the time Hall was confined in the jail at Gladeville many threats were made that he would- he rescued by his friends, hut when they came to Gladcville and saw parading the streets of that town as fine a body, and as brave, of citizen soldiers as ever shouldered a musket, their ardor was unmistakably cooled, and they gave up the idea of attempting his rescue. The majority of this citizen soldiery were composed of the young men of Big Stone Gap, com? manded by Capt. J. F. Bullitt, Jr., and to his exertions is due, in a great measure, the successful execution of Hall. There is not much danger of a new outbreak of lawlessness, as that class have boon taught a lesson that has been indellibly stamped upon their memory that when they commit murder, sooner or later, their puish ment will overtake them. The Removal ofthe Court-House. There is a petition being circulat? ed in this county for the removal of the Court-house from Wise to some more convenient site; or rather a pe? tition to tho Legislature, asking for a vote on the question. These Court house questions are in realitj'- a great nuisance. The Court-house has been at Wise for a quarter of a century and there doei not seem any reason for its removal. Of course, those men who own real estate at other places would like to enhance the value of the same by es? tablishing tho county seat at one of thoso places. That is no reason at all why it shouli.be removed. Those people who own property at Wise, and who have spent their money in building a railroad from Norton to that place will suffer irreparable, and to our mind unjust loss, if the Court-house is removed. The argument can no longer be made that the Court-house is not accessible, and that it is tho nearest point for all the people of the county goes without saying. Tho convenience of all tho tax? payers should bo lookod after. Norton or Ooehurn would be more accessible for tho lawyors, but they represent a very small propor? tion of tho citizens who have busi? ness at court. The wishes of the entire people should be consulted and no partiality shown to any particu? lar class. Co!. James L, Shoemaker. Col. James L. Shoemaker, who died at Gate City last month, was in many respects a remarkable man, commencing life as a boy without means, with energy, hard work and economy, lie amassed not only a com? petency, but a comfortable fortune for his vicinity. He began life in a country storo and worked up until he became the proprietor of a large store several years prior to tho late war. Ho was clerk of Scott county court for several years, including a portion of the period of the war, and during his term the county issued a county currency, all of which was signed by him as clerk. Numerous specimens of this money were found amongst his collection of relics. Col. Shoemaker's father and fami? ly, except the Colonel, then a young man, moved to Missouri during the thirties. His father died in 1853, leaving a large estate, but only do vised Col. Shoemaker one hundred dollars, leaving tho remainder of his large estate to the other children. Col. Shoemaker, when ho came to dispose of his property, although having no children,a brother and sister survived him, now in very moderate circumstances, gave the bulk of his estate to the education of indigent boys and girls of Scott County. In looking over his papers, Maj. H. C. Wood and Gcn'l R. A. Avers, his executors, found written upon a worn piece of paper, which had been often bundled and^fcdeiftty c?pjed in a fair hand, the following lines: "With rare exceptions, a fortune is a thing of slow growth; to most of us j it never comes. Tho prizes of lifel within tho reach of the majority are, j a good name, a comfortable living, a moderate home and a little money | laid away for a rainy day. Strive for these through hard work and economy, aad be content." Those lines, which the old Colonel treasured and evidently regarded as maxims for his guidance are well worth presvrylog and observing by tho young men etitt&enaittg life. There is nothing trner than "with rare exceptions a fortnnc is a thing of slow growth," and above all, we commend the concluding words, "be content." THE PRESS. Roasokk World: There seems to be a great difference of opinion at [ Washington as to the time whon the Wilson bill will bo disposed of by the Senate. Some of the correspon? dents predict that it will be in the hands of the finance committee for at least a month, and that final ac? tion by the Senate need not be ex? pected earlier than the first of June. On the other hand, Senator Voor hees, chairman of the finance com? mittee, is quoted as saying that the bill will be reported to the Senate much earlier than is generally ex? pected. He says that the committee and the Democratic leaders in the Senate will do all in their power to put the billjthrongh as quickly as pos? sible. The extreme Republican pro? tectionists will make a desperate fight against tariff reform of any sort, and Senator Quay has announced his intention of offering a free coinage State bank tax and general omnibus amendment, hoping to weight it down with additions that will kill it. There are, however, many of the Western Republicans and Independ? ents in favor of moderate tariff re? form, and it is generally agreed that an interesting contest may bo expected in the Senate. It is hardly probable that the bill will be disposed of ear? lier than the first of April. Richmond Dispatch: Not only is the Federal election-law repealed,but we have the pleasure of knowing that the name of a Virginian?Mr. Tuck? er?is indissolubly associated with that event. It was Mr. Tucker's bill whieh passed the House and Senate and which the President signed on Thursda}'. Hereafter we shall see no United States supervisors or marshals at the polls at congressional or other elec? tions. Next to Southerners, Now Yorkors will most rejoice that Mr. Tucker's bill has become a law, for now they will be rid of that pestilen? tial partisan, Johnnie Davenport. How Tammany must rejoice that Johnnie is emptied into the oblivion of private life? Richmond Dispatch: Tn a word, then, the Populists will probably forego their purpose of running a candidate for Congross next fall in every district in Virginia. There is for them no thoroughfare in that di? rection. They cannot reasonably hope to occupy this year any large space in the public eye. They can? not possibly hope that the Republi? cans will adopt their creed either on financial questions or on economic questions. Nor can they expect the Democrats to take up with their ex? ploded Ocala platform. So we conclude that the Demo? crats of Virginia, may dismiss the Populists as a party from their thoughts, and face the probability that the Populists will seek to form an alliance with the Republicans in every congressional district in Vir? ginia. Whether tho Republicans will thus succeed in defeating the Democrats or not is another question. We soo no grounds at present for apprehensions on this score. Louisville Post: Leading a mi? nority of the Democrats into the Re? publican camp Senator Hill was yes? terday able to defeat the confirma tion of Mr. Peckham. Thus a Democrat named by a Democrat, was beaten in the Senate, supposed to be controlled by Demo? crats. It is well for Democrats to ask how this result was aDComplished, by whom it was accomplished, and fori what purpose it was accomplished. Though the defeat of Mr. Peck ham is due to Republican votes, (the combination was made by the arch conspirator, David R. Hill, who isj living up to Mr. Watterson's latest philosophy: "I don't care what happens,so it does not happen to me." i It may bo accepted as true that Republican votes for Peckham have been secured by offering Democratic votes against certain features in the tariff. The purpose of this campaign is to be demonstrated that, though the people may be back-of the President, all the force of a great political ma? chine is back of Hili, who is determ? ined to rule or ruin the Democratic party of tho Union, as he has done inj New York. New Youe Herald; 1^ is to be | hoped that the country has seen tbej end of the unseemly wrangle which has been kept up for months over the appointment of an Associate Justice of the United States Supremo Court. That this high judicial office should be dragged down into factional politics is creditable neither to the Executive not the Senate and is little less than scandalous to the country. The vacancy on the Supreme Bench has continued since ?be court begin its session last October. This has been a serious detriment to that august tribunal as well as the public interests. It is full time to fill the vacancy. To this end the President should make another nomination without delay, and one which cannot fail of prompt confirmation. There has been enough of this petty warfare. The vacancy on the Supreme bench should be filled at once. Louisville Post: Practical politi? cians are urging Cleveland and Hill to get together. These two men rep? resent influence whieh are irrecon? cilable. It is impossible for them or their followers to get together. Either HilliRm or Clerolandism most dominate the Democratic party. Mr, Cleveland hae e?mmUt?d ?erid?s er rors undonbtedly,bnt the spirit which nominated and elected him still sur vives. WASHINGTON LETTER. ( Post's Ke?lar Correspondent.) ?\VA8trisoToy, Fkb. 19,1804. Editor Post: Once more the cry of "no quorum" hasjfor several days tied the House hand aud foot.while at the time;there have been many more than a quorum of members sitting in their seats, but only those voting who favored the pending legislation?Representative Eland's bill for the coinage of the seigniorage in the Treasury. This may be statesmanship, but, regard? less of the merits or demerits of the bill under discussion, it,strikes most unprejudiced people as child* play. It is not pretended that the filibus? tering is indulged in with the hope of defeating the bill, as it is gener? ally admitted that the bill will pass by a substantial majority as soon as its friends can get a quorum of their own on the floor. Here then are sev? eral days absolutely wasted for no , other reason than just to delay the passage of a bill certain in the end to pass. Meanwhile the statement is made by those in authority that un? less Congress provides money in some other way Secretary Carlisle will an uounce another issue of bonds be? fore the first of July. The number of people who question the wisdom of Mr. Reed's method, when he was Speaker, of counting those present and not voting, in order to make a quorum, grows fewer week by week. It is every man's privilege to favor or oppose any measure, but no man should have the right to prevent the House doing business by refusing to vote when in his seat. Congressmen are elected to legislate, not to block legislation. The rule of the majori? ty is the terory upon which this gov? ernment was founded, but in the House the majority no longer rules, except when large enough to consti? tute its own quorum. There was a hitch in tho tariff program in the Senate last week. The bill was not reported to the Fi? nance committee, although it was stated on Monday that it would be. It is again stated to day that the bill will certainly be reported to the committee this woek. The reports of changes aro so contradictory that it would be a waste of space to men** tion them. Senator Pugh, of Alabama, has taken high rank asja phropetin Sen? atorial circles since the rejection of the nomination ef Mr. Peckham for that Supreme Court vacancy. Sev? eral days before the vote was taken Senator Pugh stated that the noini nation would certainly ho rejected and that the majority against Peck ham would be from seven to nine. When the vote was taken it was 32 to 41 against confirmation. The vote for confirmation was 23 Demo? crats, 8 Republicans and 1 Populist ?Kyle; while that against confirma? tion was 15 Democrat/!, 24 Republi? cans and 2 Populist*}. The adminis-j tration mado extraordinary efforts to .secure Mr. Peckham's confirmation and its members are correspondingly disappointed. A factor in the defeat of Mr. Peckham was tho presence in Washington of the attorneys for a number of big railroad corporations which have suits pending before the Supremo Court, and their open efforts to secure his confirmation. Some very shrewd tactics are be ing used to work up sentiment in Congress in favor of abrogating all existing treaties with what are known as the five civilized tribes of Indians and the admission of Indian Territory as a seperato State or as a part of Oklahoma. The fact that there are more white people than Indians in the Territory is made the most of; but nothing is said of the fact that these whites wont there of their own free will, knowing that j the Indian laws of the Territory would not allow them to become citizens, The Dawes' Commission, appointed by President Cleveland to negotiate with these Indians with a view to their abandoning their tribal relations, dividing their land in sev eralty, etc., etc., is helping those who are working the State idea, by tel? ling the Indians that whether thoy agree or not Congress is going to legislate them into citizens and theit territory into a State. No woader an Indian, now in Washington, said when he heard that statement: "Thon why was the Commission ap? pointed? Is it not a negotiation when one side is given no choice as to what must be agreed to." Here is a bit of history concerning the issue of bonds: In February, J893, Secretary Foster sent what is known as a -nfcfr" order for the en (graving of now bond plates, to the Bureau of Engraving and Printing, but before the plates were entirely completed work was stopped on them. In April, 1893, Secretary Carlisle ordered that the plates be at once completed, and that several changes be made in them. That was done, and when,on January 17,1894,Secre ta-y Carlisle decided fully upon the bond iasne it only remained to en? grave the date on the plates and to change the words ''semi-annually" I into "quarterly" in the interest sec j tion of the bonds. The first ship? ment ef the new bonds was forward i ed to New York to-day. The report of the Hawaiian inves? Chamber} ain'a Eye and Skin Ointment I? a certain cure for Chronic Sore Eyes, Granulated Eye Lids, Sore Nipples, Piles, Kezeaia, Tetter, Salt Rheum and Scald Head, 25 cents per box. For sale by druggists. TO HOBSEO WNEES. For putting a horse in a fine healthy con? dition try Vr. Cody's Condition Powders. They tone up the system, aid digestion, euro loss of appetite, relieve constipation, correct kidney disorders and destroy .worms, giving new life to an old or over worked hone. 2? cents per package. For sale by druggists. Call at J. W. Kellf'i drug store, Avers tfgation made by the Senate For? eign committee has been prepared by Senator Morgan and read to the committee, but no action has been taken upon it and it will not be made public until the committee acts-. Louisville Post: Hill, Gorrrian, Stealey, Beekner, Pngh and Watter? son; here arc the Democratic Cap? tains who do not care what happens, so that it does not happen to them. ""TIWiSriA: At R?Tea held in the Clerk's Office of tho Circuit Court ?f the County of Wise on the 19th day of Febru? ary, 1894: Appalachian Steel & Iron Co. ? jn v*' ? * ?. I Chancery. Central Trust -Co. of New) York et al The object of the Cross-suit of the Cen? tral Trust Company of New York is that all liens affecting the property of the Appalachian Steel & Iron Company may be ascertained and reported; that upon a final hearing aaid crosacomplainant may be given a decree for the principal sum of the first mortgage bonds heretofore issued by the Appalach? ian Steel fclron Company with the inter? est thereon, and which may accrue here? after, and a reasonable allowance for costs, commissions and attorney's fet.and that the aforesaid property may be sold to (?atisfr such decree; and to obtain gen? eral refief. And affidavit having bean made that R.O.BallardThruston,Trus..S.P. Bacon and S. P. Chescldinc, partners un? der the firm name of Bacon & Cheseldine, L. N*. Gatch, assignee of 3acon & Chesel? dine, R. S. Ha/en and J. 0. Lotspeich, partners under the firm name of Hnzen &' Lotspoich,J. T. Shields, Jr. Joseph S. Shields and Milton L. Shields, partners under the firm name of Shields Bros., S. H. George, T. T. McMillan, F. H. McNul ty, A. M.Treadwell and J. A. McMillan, partners under the firm name of George, McMillan & Co., J. M. Robiason, George C. Norton, G. H. Mourning, Alrah L. Terry and Douglas Barclay, partnors under the firm name of J. M. Robinson & Co., AsaHazen, M. S. McClellen, E. Mc? Millan and Ruben N. Payne, partners in trade under the firm name of Hazen, Mc? Millan k Co.,-Hopple and-Flach, partners in trade under the fiwn name of Hopple, Flach Sc Co., The Portsmouth Foundry & Machine Works, The^Farncll Dale Mills, The Alms-Doepke Co., EllenJ D. Payne, Ellen D. Payne, executrix of the estate of John B. Payne, deceased, F. M. Effing, W. F. Draper. Susan Diaper, Jasse Dra? per, The South Appalachian Land Com pauy, Charles Kerr, special commissioner, &c, W. B. Lockett, Ed Lockett, and A. P. Lockett, partners under the firm name of W. Bi Lockett & Co., George Brown, The Virginia, Tennessee and Carolina Steel k Iron Company, are non-residents of this State, and that there arc or may be parties interested in the subject matter to be disposed of in this mit whose names are unknown. And as the above men? tioned non-residents and said paitica un? known havevbcen mado parties defend antj to said cross-bill, tlie said parties defendant are required to appear within fifteen days after due publication of this order, in She Clerk's Office of our said court at rules to be holden therefor and do what is necessary to protect their in? terests. And it is ordered that a copy of this order be forthwith published once a week for four successive weeks in the Big Stone Gap Post, a newspaper printed in the town of Big Stone Gap, Wise County, Virginia, and posted at the front door of the court-house for said County after the date of this order. A copy?Testa: V,*. E. Kiloork, Clerk. By C. A. Johnson, D. C. Butler, Stilltnan A Hubbnrd. I J. F. Bullitf, Jr., and II. C. I McDowell, Jr., For Cro*s ! Complainant. ? Feh 22 9-12 VIR GIN1A: I n the Clerk's Office of tho Circuit Court of the County of Wise [on the 19th day of February, 1894. At rules. s A. J. and S. D. May, lawyers' and partners under the name and style of A. J. and S.D. In May, Plaintiffs. /Chancery. Against Portsmouth Foundry and lia chinoWorks et als.defen Jants t The object of this suit is to attach so much of a dol t due to the Portsmouth Foundry and Machine Works by the the Appalachian Steel and Iron Company as necessary to pay rhe claim of the Plain? tiffs against said Portsmouth Foundry and Machine Works for $000.00 and costs of this suit, and to enforce the attorney's lion of aaid Plaintiffs against said Compa? ny for said sum of money. And an affida? vit having been made and filed that the I defendants, Portsmouth Foundry and Ma chine Works, a corporation chartered and organized under the laws of the State of) Ohio is not a resident of the State of I Virginia, it is ordered that it do appear here, within 15 days after due publication hereof, and do what may be necessarv to protect its internet in tliis suit. And "it is further ordered that a copy lioreof be published once a week for four weeks in the Big Stone Gap Post, and that a copy bo posted at the front door of the court-, houso of this County on the first day of' the next term of the County Court! A copy?Teste: W. E. KILGORE, Clerk, By C. A. JOHNSON, D. C. J. L. Kem.y and A. J. and S. D. May, n. 0 Feb. 22 9-12 1 4 OKDKIt OF rUlSLICA-TION. VIRGINIA: In the Clerk's Office of the Circuit Court for the Countr of Wise on the 101 h day of February,' 1894. In vacation: McElwee, Assignee, ) vs. J- In Chancery. C. H. Spalding ct al.) The object of this suit is to subject lots 2 and 3 of block 27, lot 6 ef block 19, and a portion of lot 5, block 19 (which portion is a parallelogram 9x84 feet, fronting 9 feet on Shawnce Avenue and being the eastom part of lot g) as shown on "Im? provement Co's Pint No. 1," of Big Stone Gap, Va.; and also lots ? and 7 of block 115, "Improvement Co's Plat No. 3," of said town, to the lien of a certain deed of! trust, executed by C. E. Spalding, et ux, and C. H. Spalding, et ux, to' w. m' McElwee, Jr., Truetee, for the benefit of the Bank of Big Stone Gap, on August 4 J890, to secure the payment of two notes made by C. % and P. H. Spajding, on August 4, 1890, to Bank of Big Stone Gap one $326.80, and the other $2,583.40; and also to have ascertained and reported all liens affecting said lota or any of them and, thereafter, to have the same sold un? der decree of court to satisfy all existin* H*5-?r^?d*f" Afr,davit having been made and hied that C. H. Spalding, C E Spalding D A. Spalding, w. B. Hendrix,' and R. 0 Ballard Thruston, Trustee, are non-residents of this State,and that there are or may bo parties interested in the subject to be disposed of in this suit whose names are unknown, all of whom hare been by the bill n^de parties de? fendant to this suit, the aaid defendant are required to appear within fifteen davs *WrfciUAiSUbhcfati?" of this in the wlerk a Ofheif of Raid cpurt, at rules to be holden there for, and do what is necessa? ry to protect their interests. Aud it is ordered that a copy of this order b? forthwith published once a week, for lour successive ?ecks, in The Big Stone Gap I ost, a newspaper printed in the town of R.g Stone: Gap, m U,o County of Wise State Qt V.rgini. "apd posted at the Front door of the court-house of aaid county on the first d,y 0f the ?ext County Court for the aaid couutv after the dale of this order. W ' A copy?Teste: jfejfc KiLooiti:, Clork. ?. U. McDowku, Jr.. p. <j. HOTEL, PETER KIDD, ?rm BIG STONE I keep constantly on hand pure Rye and Bour from $1.50 up to $3.00 per gallon; Brandies $3.00 per gallon; North Carolina Corn Whi$kl to $2.50 per gallon; Wines of all kind from g:/ gallon; also agent for two of the Largest rj. country. Ice cold beer on draft, and also bottle on hand. We also keep a first-class line 0f ? Cigars. Fresh Meats, Oysters and Fish aiwayj Allorders by Mail, or otherwiso. when .v. cash, will receive special attention, and prices, as if you were here in person. jflMTWhiskles for medical purposes a spocia!; Oliver Invented and Gavo to the World the Chilled Plow. mmm OLIVER CHILLED F[. MADE ONLY BY THE Oliver Chilled Plow W South Bend. Indiana, ' ARE THE BEST GENERAL PURPOSE PLOWS IN Ififj A strong statement but a true one, for these : ? known, have reached* a larger sale, have had a longer;. more popular and given better satisfaction than 2 the face of the globe. We mean the GENUINE OLIVER, and not the ing to be the Oliver, or equally as good. Such in market, placed there by unscrupulous manufacturers . on the good name of the Oliver. Look out for imitations, buy only the genuine ( repairs, and be sure you are right before you take the fiQfOnce more?Beware of "bogus" Oliver plowsk take none but the genuine, made by the Oliver Chilli: South Bend, Indiana. W. W. WOODRUFF &C General Agents, 176-178 Gay Street, - - KNOXVIU! Organized and Chartered Half a Century In Active Operation. Insures against Fin ASSETS, $650,000. - - SURPLUS, Virginia Fire ? Mi INSURANCE COMPANY, OF RICH MC t-jgif a Centuty in Active Opsrati: The Company issue, a Short and Comprehensive ! ' ions, and-Liberal in its.Terras aud Conditions. All Country or Town, Private or I'uhlh-, Insuren fit Kaii ? - Wm. H. MCCARTHY. Sec. Wm. H. PAL! -F0I1 BATES AI'l'LY 1'! - Gus. W. Lovell, Gen'l Ag't, Big Stone WYANDOTTE AVEN U E, k FOR BRANDIES, WHISKIES, WINES AND The very best grades always kept in stook. whi< i Is ranging from a bar glass up to within a giil of rive ? purchasing in quantity will get bonefit of lowest pos= ? HOT EGGNOG AND TOM-AND-. Whea you want a s.x>d drink always girt- me a call, Ana you will net 8Iemp and Haglar-th.! gentlemen to be ''Mind behind mj bar-will .. that you have polite attention. I have recently purchased over 1.000 gallons of F Whiskies an*d Brandies. Bar open from 5 a.m. to I * Appalachian B w. a. McDowell, president. authoiiizi ? /? ncorporated under the Laws of State of Virginia. Does a Gen Draws Drafts Direct on all the Principal Cities jm . ? oi?kctom: n. C. McDowku^ ?. ? j,, Eci.tom. c. VT. Evans Depository of the County of Wise and the town Gap, Virginia. Temporary Quarters. Opposite Post Off ice. BIG STO! MM powkrs i Bristol, Tenn., I Ya, - " ui Sash, Doors, Blinds and Grates Oils, Brushes, Glass, Iron R?? and Siding Wrought Iron P'l Blacksmith wagon-makers Supplies. Imw^fii!? for Syracruse Hill-Side, Brown Obi. Shovel Plows, Howe, Sc* ?14 Main St., T?nn. tidt.