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WEDNESDAY, JULY Ijt, 1911. PubUahffl K i t ry Wednesday by the WISE PRINTING COMPANY, laeorporatad. tlll.BKUT N'. KNIQHT. - Editor. Oni Y??r, Stx Montlia, Thraa Month*, SHOO .25 Entered according to postal rt>Kuliitlon.i at the post-office at Hlg BtOM (lap as ?w oud-olaaa matter. SUBSCRIBERS ure earnootly re? quested to obsorve tho duto printed on their address slips, which will keep them at all times posted as to the dato of tho expiration of their sub? scription. Prompt nnd timely attention to this request will save all parties a great donl of annoyance. July 1st the now postal law providing indemnity for third and fourth class regiatored mail matter wont into effect in ac? cordance with a notice sent out I to poBtmaBter-Gunertil Hitch? cock. This law was passed by Congress March Ith, ami Rigned by president Taft. It provides that third and fourth class mail matter will receive indem? nity up to the amount of $20; tit; t class matter will receive indemnity up to the amount of $50, as in the past. A lotter delayed seventy-three years and yet delivered in time to do good was mailed at Ge? neva, N Y , seventy-three years ugo by Peter Hitby to O. S. Paddock, of Yonkers, in the sumo Btutu. The missive was wi it ton before envelopes came into iibo, being folded merely and Boulod with wax. It bad been mislaid in the archives of the (Jonevn oflicn until a short time ago. When forwarded to the address and Paddock was found to bo dead, as well as the writer of the lotter , it reached the dead letter office and tlnuly cume into the hands of Pad dock's only surviving relative, a sister at Dunbury, Conn. The belated communitation was about Paddock's laud, ami for? tunately supplied a link which bud been missing to prove the Mister's claim to the property. Normal Notes. Supt. ami Mrs. J. N. Hill man, Misses Willie London, Louise Lovell, Lavlnia Critr., j Annabel Wood, anil Messrs.! Ico. K. Bennett, .1. H. Rusaoll, .1. M. Carter and IV. M. Daugherty, went down to Cumberland Gap Saturduy and spent tho day sightseeing in the ruin. Prof. Kenneth A. Agee, iirin cipal of the Williumaburg iiigb School, was a guest of Supt. llilliuun on the Oth. Prof. A. W. Stulr spent Sat? urday in Wise. Dr. J. P. McConnell, prof es bot of History und Economies at Kmory and Huury College, waa a visitor to the Normal the last of the week. Prof. It. M. Addington, one of tho faculty of the Normal, went home to Stickley villo Kri day and spent the week-end with bomefolka, W. D. Smith, Jr., son of the Superintendent of Public In? struction of Scott county, spent soverul days of lust week visit? ing the Normal. Supt. Hillman "sal on" the Normal studouts Friday morn? ing at chapel quite unmerciful? ly (according to some of them) for their "aparkin" proclivities these pleasant evenings when ten o'clock comes, oh! so quick? ly when one is conversing with a nice young man on a secluded corner of the front porch. Rev. Wilfred Campbell Mc Lane hi in conducted the open? ing exercises in tho school auditorium Thursday morning. Powell Hale, the popular im? personator, will be at iIn - school auditorium on the 20th. Re? member the 'lute Mit? Louise Lovoll's triumphs In the cooking lice are a nota? ble feature of the Normal. Her classes In Donie*Ud Science and Manual Traihing are daily growing more popular. To uso u slung oxprossiou, Miss Loyell is certainly "on to her job." Misses Nidermaior and Swanson congratulated them? selves all day Saturday that they were two smart to go with the crowd to Cumberland Gap and got caught iu the rain. Tho many friends in the Gap of Miss Martha Willis Coulling, who was the capable Instructor iu Drawing last year in the Normal, will hear with regret that she has been iu St. Luke's hospital at Richmond since June 15th recovering from nn operation. Trent-Pridcmorc. On Wednesday evening at 3 o'clock at tho home "f the bride in Clinchport. Dr. J. P. Trent and Miss Hagau Pridoinoro wore united in marriage. Tho marriage riles were performed by Rev. J, W. Rader, Presid ing Elder of the Pig stone Gap district, assisted by Rev. Win. M. Ellis, pastor of the Clinch port circuit with a moat beauti? ful and impressive ceremony, iu the presence of the bride's family and Mr. and Mrs. Gro ner. Refreshments were serv? ed after congratulations. The groom wore a blue-black imported dress worsted sack suit, anil tho bride was attired in u gown of white marquis? ette over white silk trimmed with beaded brusoels net, ami waist girdled with a silk cord, of a most exquisite and tasty pattern, and white canvas san? dals. Dr. Trent came to Clinchport five years ago and held a lucra? tive position as doctor and sur? geon with some construction of the C. C. and t>. R. It. and when that wan completed remained at Olinchport and entered the general practice. Dr. Trent is (i gentleman of culture and re? finement and a good physician being a graduate of George Washington University of Med loine, The bride is a daughter of the late Cant. H. D. Priaemore and niece of the late Kx congress? men Geh, A, L. Pridoinoro of Jonesville, and Col, Campbell Blemp, of Big Stone Gap. The bride is a very bouutiful,popular and accomplished young lady ami has a wide circle of friends and ncquaintancoa in this sec? tion of the state. The bride wore a light blue traveling suit. Dr. and Mrs. Trent let ton the early Thursday morning train und will visit New York City, Niagara Kails and other East? ern points, and will return to Washington, D. C, where ho will locate and practice his pro? fession. The people of thin sec lion are deeply grieved to lose these admirable people.?Gate City Herald. DEVELOPING NEW MINE. Clinchfield Corporation to Sink Another Shaft at Cranes Nest According to current reports the Clinchfield Coal Corpora? tion is preparing to begin the development of a new mine at Cranes Nest not far from its ex? tensive operations at Dante. The company now has one plant in operation at ('nines Nest which is producing about son tons per day and will ho in n position to turn out 1.6000 tons when development is further advanced and improvements now under wny ure completed. The second mine will be opened on a 2,200-acro tract and will develop a seven and a hnlf foot seam of clean coal. Cue of the largest and best equipp? ed tipples in Virginia will bo erected in connection with the new colliery, which will bo a large producer when fully de veloped. Jeffrey motors "are iu uso in the present mine and electricity is a vailed of to a large extent in the operation of tho plant A new power house will be built r?t the No. 2 mine mid the equipment will bo mod? ern throughout. The services at tho Christinn Church wer? very interesting last Sunday night. A full house. There v as one baptised, on.- addition by statement, and two young I ad lee made the good confection and are to bo baptiz? ed next Thursday night at prayer meeting. RUSSELL COUNTY NOTES. Tho following items were Copied from the llonnker Her? ald: It is the intention of the pow? ers thut be to move tho convict camps to the Castlewood road and finish the Now Harden roads with hired labor. This is all right, provided we can get the labor, but we fear this will be hard to do as the Ilona kor Lumber Company employes a largo number of hands and many of nur people are work? ing there. However, if sutli cient hands can bo secured, it will ineronso Ilnnuker's pav roll. Lightning killed two cows for Will Boyd Tuesday night. During the storm Tuesday night lightning struck and killed two fine mules, live cat? tle and fifteen sheep at Belfast Mills, the property of our townsman, John K. Davis. The stork had all huddled under a tree for shelter. This is quite a loss for Mr. Davis, as the sie.-k were all fine. HOW DID YOU CATCH THAT FISH If all report be true the la w is being frequently violated by persons dynamiting for (ish in Powells River. When the fishing season opened this year local fishermen anticipated much fun as it was reported that the fiver was teeming with fish but now it is said that angling is poor because all the lisli are being destroyed by ox plosives. It is rumored that an attempt will he made at tho next term of our court to indict a number of persons for volution of tile law in this respect. Tho pen? alty provided by statute is $20 fine and imprisonment until the line is paid. There is aj further statute which makes it unlawful for a nein resident of this state to take fish in any manner from streams in Vir gnin except by rod and line and the penalty for violation of this statute is a tine of not less than $200 nor more t han $;ton. FAMOUS DETECTIVE STORY PK I: E Tlie complete story in book form that will go witli every copy of next Sunday's Now York World is the third adven? ture of Mr. Peter Hu IV, entitled "The Demand of t he Double Four," by R. Phillips Oppen? heim, unquestionably the great est writer of detective stories Ulis country has over produced. There will also he two.most in? teresting love stories in Tho Sunday World's Fiction Maga? zine: "A Diabolical Experi? ment," by Christian Lye, and the "The Other Man," by Sara ('one Bryant. Tho Sunday World's Fiction Magazine is well worth the oosl of the big Sunday World alone. Order your copy in advance. Virginia Polytechnic Ins titulc BUCk'SBURO, VA. Degree c.Mirn-s'in Ajgrtantlure, iforth culture. Applied Choiriiatry, Applied (leology, Civil, Mining, Mechanical mill Electrical Engineering, Metallurgy ami Metallography, f)lxly-f?ur Instructors, Thorough!) Kqulnprn Shops, laborato? ries ana Hain?. Steam heating and Kleo trio tluht/i In itormlrorica Library pj,. OOOyoinrna, farm of 1,100 aproa. School 01 Agricultural Apprentice*. (One Year Course for Young farmers). 'fetal coM of nine montha, inclinlhii; tuition ami othi-r fees, board, washing, uitlforiui. incdieal attendance, l-i<- fis:t. SIS (^t to VlrglnUstmlenU.f883,84. The next aetnlou ojh-ih Wwlue.-nlay, September ?Oth, it'll. I'M I. 11 llwilllM.MI. M. I? , I.. U I). President Write for catalogue, WllUe twp colored girls were coming from Appalachian Sun? day afternoon in a buggy their iiorse through some cause not exactly clear jumped over the bank into the river in the Cap near the L. \r N. bridge. The girls jumped out and wore un? injured but the horse was bruised up considerably and the buggy smashed. Rev. W, Q. Ration officiated at the marriage of a popular young couple from Coeburn, Wise county, Vit., on Monday. Tho parties to the contract were: J. II. Rnmoy and Miss Matilda Fuller. They were ac? companied to Bristol by J. H. Origsby, R. L. Elliott, A. N. Fuller und R. P. Fuller, of North Carolina. TI\o left men? tioned two are brothers of tho bride, and came from the Old North Sinte to witness the nup? tials.?Bristol News. With the quarterly payment of box rent at the local post office, W; F. Baker received a receipt which rounds out for him 21 years payment on the same box, No. 4, in Big Stone Gap; he having kept tho same number through all those years though the omen itself and the fixtures hove been changed several times. FLY OIL. No more torment to animals. Absolutely guaranteed to keep files oTT of the beasts; try it; we take the risk. Kelly Drug Go. James E. of ears, formerly | with Irvine & Morison, attor? neys at tliis place, but who for tbe past two years has been business manager of Stillins Collage, Bristol, has been re nlectcd to the Bnme position for the scholastic year beginning in September. The Fifteen Annual Conven? tion of the Churches of Christ! will convene with the church | nt 1'enningtnn Gap, Va., July 20 to 23. Some abio men have been secured for the occasion, among whom is the Hon. A. A. Taylor, of Tennessee, who will lecture on Saturday night the 22nd on "Tho Passing of I the Sword." An invitation] awaits all. Mrs. VV. O. Smith ami daugh? ter, Miss Naomi, of Council BlttlTs, Iowa, nrrivod in Big Stone (lap yesterday onrouto to Cooburm Mrs. Smith is a sis tor of .1. P. Hendricks, of this) place, ami contemplates spend? ing the summer in this section with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. U. B. Hendricks ut Coeburn I and her brothers und their fam? ilies, at Norton and (Iruliam as well as many childhood friends in Ta/.ewell nnd Hussull coun? ties, many of whom she hus| not seen in nearly :to years. Mrs. Henry Minniek of neurl the City, goes to meal barrell [ for meal to prepare the morn? ing repast last. Wednesday, and finds a huge rattle snake had taken possession.?Mrs. Min? niek ilid not. faint nor run but proceeded to put a quietus on his snake-ships days of useful ness. The snake boasted of I I rattles am) a post script?but? ton?(late City Reporter. NOTICE! In order lo make our palrou? more comfortable during the hul season ?c have erected an AIRDOME THEATRE ?heu- we will (.how the same High Class Motion I'iclurra we are now shuwing al the AMU7.U THEATRE and al Ihe same price of admission. Il is our intention to show iu ibe AIKDOMI: during lair, open weather aod al the AMUZU THEATRE in inclement weather. I in-tin, our effort will meet your' favor and continued patronage, Your* respectfully, J. R. TAYLOR, Mgr. Goodioe & Beverly, Doalers In Real Estate. Big Stone Gap. Virginia. Office in Federal Court Building. [Special attention given to non-resident property. Automobile Schedule Eastern Time. I.V. Big Stone flip 8:00 u. in. lO.OOu IK. 13:10 p; in. ShlOp, in 11:40 p. m. Lv. Appalacbla. 0:00 a. m. 11:00 a. in. 1:30 p. iu. - 8:00 p. iu. 8: IS p. m. One Way * .HO To or from the Oap from Big Stone Gup or Appoluchia .13 Book of '24 tickets*!.00; value of .-ah ticket ft cents; good when not iletuclad on ?uy uf my cum. Tickets on sale on car. C. C. LONG, Manager. Cut Prices In order to make rooj for our fall and winter'] lines we are offering all Men's and Boys' Clothing! at a .big reduction from regular prices. Call at our store. W. W. Taylor & Sons. Ii. T. I It V INK, Prw. W. T. GOODLOB, Vice Prea. A Hve'y. 1!. P. IIA Ulli ft Interstate Finance & Trust Ca Bi? Stone Gap, Va. Capital $50.000.00. Surplus $6O,O00j I bis bank, under uew management, will continue Ibc business upoc conservative liars. SAFETY: Our Mono. SECURITY: Our Pass-word. Interest Paid un Time Deposit?. Dlkl'CTOKS. 1( T. IHVIXK. W. T. QOODLOB, II. (i. UORISON, Oi B. OAKTBR,' A. K. UOKISO.N. J. R. HAUBI.BR. W. W. TA YLOH, J, \V. KELLT. W. it, SI.KM p. Safety Deposit Boxes for Rem. Summer is Here this stvlo, $25 OO. and with it tho dread i>> tho kitctsl on on account of heat fatigua al tho rosult ol uiUntf coal oi wuu<| burning stoves. For summer uso the p "Detroit" Non-Smoking Oil! will snvo tool and mnko cookinll a much more pleasant In 1 creates practically n o oxcosil hoat and tho kitchen r< um?l normal temperature in in a aliort time attor move la turneil off. Call and lot us shov. I merits and simplicity of tho "De-I trolt" Oil Stovo. Hamblen Brothers, Big Stone Gap, Virginia. GENERAL INSURANCE AGENTS. lOfflco First Floor Intormont Bulletin?, BIG STONE GAI', VA Correspondence Solioited. State Normal School Harrisonburg, Va. I For the Professional Training of Teachers and Home-Majfcrs Courses lead to Statu TencherB' Certificates. Special Courses include Domestic Science, Art; Music (vocal, piano, stringed Instrumenta); Physical Culture, Kinder Karten Training, etc. In beautiful Shenandoah Valle) best health conditions. New buildings and:equipment. 2J0 students last session. TUITION FREE. LIVINO EXPENSES ONLY $126 FOR NINE MONTHS Third year begins September 27, 1911. For Catalogue, address JULIAN A. BURRUSS, President, jury li is iu Harrtsonbui V PROFESSIONAL DETECTIVES Member of Ute ruoat reliable Detective Agency, now ,!??.! at Keoktej Va., will bu pleasod to have caaea where expert Detective kunaitnlgoia requital. Aihtrvaa Tilt W. C, Sptacer Stcret Service Cowpiuj KbOKEE, VIKGINIA Box No. fflv2_M*y 17-Sni liR.KiN?'S NEW DISCOVERY WM Surely Stop That Cough. UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA llcaJ of Public School Syalem ui VlrffaU DEPARTMENTS REPRESENT ?0' College, Graduate, Law, Medicine. Eogineerlnf. LOAN FUNDS AVAILABLE I.) tli'srrving ktuilcutr.. ?10.00 cor" ?11 cost* lo Virginia tvlDitenta In the Acaxlenv 1c Departments Send, for catalogue Howard Wia&Tor:, flegiatrar. CnlveKliv, \?