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II Easier Housecleaning |j I KELLY DRUG COMPANY can furnish you with many things the possession of which will aid greatly in making your spring house-cleaning easier to ac? complish. At Kelly's you will find the house-cleaning requisites you lack: Cleaning Sponges Furniture Polish Chamois Skins Floor Brightener Borax Ammonia Lye Rubber Gloves A little Paint hero and there will do wonders. IT PAYS TO TRADE AT ? I Kelly X3re ug Coivif>a.p?jy, |v l. (in.M?n,M. ?. W. A. Ilit?, M. n Gilmer & Baker, Physicians and SurRoons. Bla Stone Oap, Virginia. All calls answered promptly. IISTOL Bookkooping tv Higher Accounting ICIWCCC Shorthand jolntoO Typewriting JLLEGE Tolagrnphy BRISTOL. TENN.-VA. ANNOUNCEMENTS. the VotcrS of Wise County: i sin s candidate for Treasurer of Wls? unty, at the election it'll, subject wcver, t.. the wishes of the llepitbflcai rty Very respectfully, |< \\ IH 'f.I.K.Y ?l,e V..t. is ot W Isc ' ounly : I hereby annouiicu myself a caniltitali r Clerk oft Ircutt Court of Wise Ooitn . for election to be belli in November 11. subject, liowevor, t" Ike desire am lubes ortliit Itepubticah party Of thl unty I osmeatly Folloil ybtir support ?1 will apprcoUto unythluu you mSy ill r nie Vnur- verv truly, .1 I). DollTOX. ? I take this inoihod ? ?: announcing nly it i candidate foi Clerk of Wise Coun I shall subject myself to the ivlshi rtlie Itepuhllcaii Coiiveiillnti, with " iril to my nomination. If that Convention sees tit to nominal ie I nhall endeavor lo niako an onthuslai u campaign, hot only for my own clc< mi hut fur the election of tin- ottn tepiiblicnn eandltl lies If mil nominated by this Convention ledge those who are nominated lit If elected to this olllcu 1 promise pmm| ml efficient service in the porformituco i iv duties Of course If I hail nut fc luutitiell fur tile position I WOllhl in isvo inade Ibis announcement, fhaiiklnft earth and every voter in a, liico for wliatever Ikitercsi lie may t.il ii i?v candidacy, I am. Vinirs very truly, .1 K s i in ?Uli. tin Voters of Wim County! herebyi?iirioiiiioi myself a caiididate the otllco of Circuit Court ' lork "t IM ( Ount) . lor election to lie held vumbcr. i'.UI. subject to the will of the piihlic.ui party Any favor you may for tiio will lie appreciated. yours vory truly, W, 11. 11 VVI...HIS. I tir Mavor Hig Sinne (lap. tibi) It. MY Kits LOCAL ITEMS. W. K. Harris, of Richmond, a former resident of thin place, visited the Gap the past week. .1. I?. Broad water, i>t Gate City, was among the business men in town the past week. Messrs. W. 11. Gildersleeve and I). 0. (Hies, of Middlesboro, were visitors to the (lap las! week. W. 15. Addtngton was down ;iem Wise one day last week. J, A. Stone, of Bristol, min ?irnl assessor for Virginia, was in town one day last week. Mrs. II. E. Vox ami her niece, Miss Sophia Worth, returned Friday from a trip to Louisville. F, 1>. Kitts, a popular insur? ance agent of Norton, was uniting the business men in town last week. Rev. J. W. W. Shuler left Monday for New Market, Tenn., where lie will spent! a week on business nnd visiting relntives. <>u account of his absence there wili he no preaching at the Southern Methodist church next Sunday. J. V% Graham, of Ponniugton Gap, wan a visitor to the Oap j lllC past Week. Misses Irma anil Bornico t>rr returned t<i tho (lop Friday, their school at tieorgel having closed last week. .Miss Innotte Bailey returned last week I rum a pleasant v isit to her falhei in London. K y. 1). K Allen has bought thai Patterson property, which be I formerly occupied, and will I j move his family into the same Ias soon as vacated by Mr.Boord. , Taylor F. Wbittaker, of Bris tol, spent Tuesday night in town. II. 1. Moore, foi inerlv Super? intendent of the extract works' at this place, came up from! 'Chattanooga lust week ami i spent a few day s in t he l lap on business, Misses Dona Cecil and Witt1 ; Dtividson, teachers in the public ! , school at this place, spent I be werk end in (Swing, visiting : relatives aiel friend - I Mrs. E. C. Mainous, of Appa-! I lach in, was (he attractive guest of Mrs. 0. .leii'ers Friday', Mrs. .1. I.. Wells is having! I the appearance of her valuable property on Clinton Avenue greatly improved by the addi lion of a new fence at the side I ami rear of the dwelling house. Ft) I! ft E N I A first class eight room house, with both j and basement; also a good gar-1 Idon, in a desirable section. Address Box 11. Big Stone Onp ! W. S. Williams, who lias I been connected with ihe Rales depart men I of the Stonega Coke & Coal Co. for the past three v. ai s, has resigned bis posit ion i with that company, and will go to Birmingham early in March, i where be will bo prominently connected with the Jefferson, Loan it Trust Co., a new bank | being organized in that city. Mr. Williams will have a con trolling interest in the new] institution. W. s. Palmor, of Keokee, was an always welcome visitor to j the Cap the lust of the u eck. The Ladies Quild of Christ ; Episcopal Church is meeting on j Wednesday afternoons during Lent, us the usual Tuesday meetings would conflict with Lenton services at Ihe church. An exchange says: "The fruit crop was killed a couple of i times during the month of February. It will be slaycd ? si.-.teen times in March and it! few times ?in April, but Mrs.; Autumn always puts a fairly; good crop ucross the plate." Miss Brownie McKenzie, of Mendota, spent Saturday und Sunday in the (lap visiting her brother, the popular agent at the V. & S. W. A wedding of considerable interest occurred at Cadet Sat? urday evening, when Campbell Mitchell, the popular young assistant depot agent at the I.. & X. station, claimed Miss Minnie Kelly, the pretty daugh? ter of Mr. anil Mrs. I. N'. Kelly, as bis bride, Hev. ,1. W. W. Sbuler officiating. The happy couple left on tho evening train for Louisville and other points! in Kentucky, where they will i visit relatives. The Baptist Ladies" Aid Society will have an entertain-! men I in the Federnd Court Itooiu 1 Thursday before Kastor?April l :>. Out (lowers, blooming plants und Easter novelties for sale, ami a good supper will be ebryed, Their regular weekly meeting will bo held at the church next Thursday after noon at t wo o'clock. Por potted ph.ills of all kinds end on Mrs YY. H, Morion. Misses Sounders and Morris,! teachers of Hig Stone Gap, stopped iivcr in Notion Satur day, enrottte to Tacotna to visit friends, They returned to the (lap Sunday night, accompanied by Tom Meade, of Norton.? Norton Kroo Press. S. Polly ?V Company sull'ered a serioUH loSH last week in hav? ing boxes of spring goods and millinery supplies opened ami robbed at the V. & Bi W. depot. Tho vandals made a clean sweep of their order of ribbons] and Dowers and the various gewgaws which the feminine contingent delights to appear at C. (I. I .ong. of Hig Stone Cup, came in Monday to see bis many friends Mr Long has I just opened up a large garage at Big Stone Gap anil is carry? ing a large line of automobiles tu anticipation of the time when good roads will make it possible for every one to own an auto.? Tozewell Republican. The contract, for the Federal building at l?g Stone (lap has been let to the Plowman Con si ruction Co, of Philadelphia. Their bid was ?;- >,.I'.7 work v. ill begin at once; and it will require about a year to Dnish the job; The building will be one of the Dnosl in Ihe South, for the size of the town. Score again for Wise county and our| neighboring town ?Nor to ni Free Press. Mis. S A. Bailey went over to Fort Black more Saturday to visit her cousin, Mrs. George i 1 torton, who is very ill. K. I). Morrison is having considerable work done on the premises of the cottage belong i ing to D. C Wolfe, on Clinton I Avenue, which Mr. ami Mrs. I Mrs. Morrison occupy. We understand that II. .1. Avers is preparing to erect two modern and convenient dwell ing houses on the lots adjacent to the Mabe house. I,. 1; Perry ! is Selecting stone from the Mabe oftlco building, which lie has just torn down for the fotihda lions for the new buildings. Miss Maty Mitchell, of Mid dlesboro, Ky., was the attrac? tive guest of Miss .lanet Bailey last. week. She and Miss .lanet went down to Cadet Saturday evening to be present at the marriage of Miss Mitchell's brother and Miss Minnie Kelly. News reached the Gap Salur day of the death on Friday of Miss Ellen Bailey, an estimable lady living near Drytlen. Miss Bailey's death was due to an attack of pneumonia and a weak heart. She was ,. cousin of Mrs. R. I), Morrison, of this place, and a niece tif Harvey und William Young, of her county. She was held in high esteem by all who knew her, anil her death came as a shock to her many friends. Mr. and Mrs I. T. Gilly, of Keokoe, cnmo over to attend tho funeral of J. W. Kennedy, at Kast Stone Gap. Mr*. J. W. Kelly spent Sat? urday and Sunday visiting rel? atives at Wise .1. W. (Quails, aged about eighty vears, ilied al his home near Kast Stone Uap on lost Sunday. LOST? Hold pin, with red cross, "St. Lukes', Richmond." Return to Kelly's Drug Store and receive reward. News was received here yes tcrday morning from Afton, Va., of the death of.). R < lood I6e at his home at that place at 4:U0a. in. Tito'deceased was an uncle of our townsmen, W. T., E. F.. J. M. Uoodloe. Miss Stearns, of Rogersvillo, Tenn.. who has been visiting Mrs. 1. T. Gilly, at Keokoe, returned home Tuesday. One of the four boilers used to operate tho crusher of the ('?denial Coal & Coke Co., at Dorchester, blew up Monday, demolishing the boiler and do? ing considerable damage to Un? building. Fortunately no one was hurt, the tin-man having left the building with a wheel barrow of ashes a few minutes before the accident. We did not learn the cause of the explosion. II. K. Palmer,of Washington City, accompanied by Ins wife, who has been in a hospital in Baltimore fur the past several weeks, returned to the Cap Friday night. There will he tin preaching inj the Baptist church on next Sunday. Rev. .1. (5 Craft, the pastor, will go to Flat Wood High School, in Lee county, to preach the commencement ser? mon on I hat day. Wylt? Wilt, assistant post? master at this place, has bought the Stallau! property on Wyan dot to A venue and moved his family into the same last week. It is Mr. Witt's intention to ? reet an up-to-date dwelling house on this pleasing location] in the near future. Charles MahnfToy, who has been living in the Statlard cottage, moved his family into the cottage vacated by Mr. Witt. Miss Janet Bailey, who has' been visiting her father, Sir, .lohnS. Bailey, left Tuesday for her home at Rig Stone ( lap, Ya ! Miss Bailey is one of the most] beautiful ami charming youngI ladies of the proud Slate ot Virginia, and gained many! warm friends while hero. London (Ky.) Kehn. The special liar who furnish? es the Cincinnati l'ost with the news from Whitoshurg, killed Dan Nowsom lust week, or rather made Daniel a suicide, without his knowledge or con sent. Dan was very much stir prised to timl himself alive, and equally as much surprised to Hud that he was not dead.? I'ikoville Advocate. A novel method of delivering Ford ears was recently made use of by E. C. Wright, the Ford representative at Sturgis, Mich. He took his twenty three purchasers to the factory in Detroit by train, and tie-re made delivery of the machines to them. After an inspection of the factory and a theater party that night early the next morning the twenty-three own ? is Marled over the road for StUrgis, each behind the wheel of his own car. ? Washington l'ost. ('. C Long, of Rig Stone < lap. formerly of Tnzewell, passed through town on Tuesday, en route to Chatham Hill to visit his mother, who is ill. Mr. Long bus the agency in Wise county and the Southwest of several tine automobiles, including the Ford, three of which he has sold in the past few weeks. Because of the contemplated improve ment in the roads in Wise, a demand for automobiles is fast developing?Clinch Valley News. EASTER EGGS. The Ladies of the Epissopal < luild will take orders for F.aster F.ggs. Fresh, hard boiled eggs, dyed solid colors and Mother (loose pictures. Price :itl Cents a dozen. Delivered Saturday before Faster. Send in orders early to Mrs. John Chalkley. LOS T?An old fashioned breast pin in Appalacbia. Val? ued as a keepsake. Reward if left with Sturm & Boatright. R. T. IKVISE. I're>. W. T. COOl'LOB. Tic* Pres. & Sec'y. K. I*. IIAKKON. Tree* Interstate Finance & Trust Co. Bis Stone Gap, Va. Capital $50,000.00. Surplus $60,000.00. This bank, under new management, ?III continue the business upon conservative lines. SAFETY) Our Motto. s SECURITY: Our Password, interest Paid on Time Deposits. DIRECTORS. hVT. iKVIXK. Vf. T. OOODLOK, il 0. mokison. CS. CABTKK,* a. k. m0r1s0n. j, 8. HAMIlt.kn. \v. w. Taylor, j. w, kki.i.v. w. it. si.km p. Safety Deposit Boxes for Rent. I ? If >o.i buy BUSTF.R BROWN 3 t'.IJAR ANTEF.D HOSIERY lor Pie whole family there II be SO DMtNINf! 70 DO. Silt Lille II.If lice for MEN, bl.ck. tan, navy end Utla Haie for LADIES, me ilium sod gaute weight; black <>r tan. CnmbrJ Egyptian Hole for I'.'IYS.light ur heavy weight, hlnck or t.n. I isle fine gauge Ribbed Hoae (or MISSES, medium or light weight, black or tsn. M SSI S -ilk title fine gnuie, ,, ed, black or ten. 2Sc a pair, Four Pair* - to the Box, $1.00. Guaranteed ,) For FOUR . > Month* Buster Brown Guaranteed Stockings for ' Men. Women and Children are sold l>v & SONS, i I I 1 Attention Contractors! fro) Hump Wagun? arc standard and arc known Ihe world over Iroy Hol? tum Dump Wagons arc the irerj thing lor trnins of wagons hauled on grades or street wprl Ca.ngine? hauling froy Wagons reduce Ihe COll one-third, make prolila larger, give more eftfcienC) and I prove mure satisfactory to contractor! using Ibern. Call no or write us for prices land descriptive mailer ul these, and other tools or hiachlntr) used In road work. M vi Trov Bottom Dumu Waioni, Hamblen Brothers, Big Stone Gap, Virginia. Spring and Summer Opening of Millinery and Fancy Goods beginning Tuesday. March 28th. Everybody is Cordially Invited. J. M.Willis & Company Sporting Goods. \ There ia no .port th?t ?o completely develop* * boy mi Omc Dill. Do not deny him the pfi*it*te of pl*y?nf B**e Bai). ?r.cour?it | him by providing him > with the proper Hjk Ball Supplier You V I vnll nevir regret it N. 1 DIAMOND Due Ball a. ' J?iJlj We handle Reach's goods also. Let us quote you prices L before buying. Uniforms made lo order. Mutual Drug Co. Incorporated. Big Stone Gap, Va.