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Democratic Day 1
Senatorial and Legislative I Conventions Held at This Place. The Democrats of the First Senatorial District, composing the counties of Lee, Wise and m, and of tho Legislative District, composed of the conn id Wise ami Dickorison, met iti ilii? place on lust Saturday mid nominated Mr. 15. T. Car ? r, of Scol t comity. a camlidnto in the Senatorial District, and Mr John W. i 'hnlkley, of this pi ii'n, in the Legislative Din Senatorial Convention. The Senatorial Convention met llrst, and wan called to or iler hy Hon. lt. T. Irvine. Upon motion Judge 0. i. Duncan, of .Imiesvillo. Was elected Chair? man, and W. II Kinds, of Nor lou, editor of the Wise County News, Secretary. Upon motion of Hon. lt. T. Irvine, tho com? mittees on credentials and per? manent organization were dis? pensed with and the temporary organization made pnrmnnent. A committee on resolutions, consisting of It. 1.. I'onnington, S. II. l'.ond, C C. Palmer, Mayo L'nbell, Floyd Itnhinot.t ami A. K. Morison was appointed. The eommitteo retired and in a ithorl time reported the follow? ing resolutions, which were] adopted by the ponvention: 'We, ih<- Democrats of the I'ounlioA of L?ie, Snot I and Wine, in Convention nssemhled Sep teinher;.i), till 1, declare our at legahce in the ancient and well known doctrines of Democracy, proclaimed hy 'I"' founders of i the party and purpetrated hy their ancestors up to this tlav.l therefore "Resolved, That it is the neuse of this convention thatj v. i? nominate a man fur the Sen? ate in tint First Senatorial Dis? trict of such ability as to he| nhle to represent this great sec ', i inn of the Statu in all its varied interests and who enn make] himself fell and heard in that j great body of law makers, and ^e invite nil to join us who ive the interest of this great ilisti ict at heart' " Mr. A. Ki Morison pift in1 nomination lion. 10. T. Carter, of Scott county, whose noiuina tinn wjis seconded hy John W. Chnlkley, on hehalf of Wise county : John N ivkels, on hehalf j ol Scol i coutit) : and It. L. I'eh nington, mi hehalf of Lee county < i I pod unit ion of lion. II. J, Avers minima! inn was made inianitnouK and a committee :i|.|iuinlei| to notify Mr Carter I and escort him to the hall. Mr. (nler was p reseii let I In the Convention hy Hon. It. T. Ir vine, ami in an enthusiastic l.eni-iaiiM- Convention. Following the Senatorial Con? vention, the Legislative ('mi veiition nssemhled, and .lodge W; S. Mat hews was elected chairman ami W. S. Bovorley Ree rotary. The temporary organisation svns made permanent, and the chairman appointed H.A.Long, L 1 > I'ettit, Roy Kilgdre, Lil burn Spark and 1). M. Crobtrne i committee on resolutions, who, after a few minutes ab? sence from the hall, reported ' he following resolutions,which were adopted: Resolved, That we earnestly favi.-r fair election Jaws, und favor giving minority represen? tation on electoral hoards, and further favor a fair and impar? tial re.Iislricting hill by the next Uunoral Assembly to the end that this great South western lection of Virginia shall have its just and proper representa? tion in the councils of the State. We call upon all men, Republi? cans or Democrats, who desire thuBe ends to unite with us iu the support of the nominee of this Convention, as tho surest and best means of procuring them, for the Republican iionii nee, if elected, will be power I less to influence legislation or to protect the interests of the district." After the committee on reso lutiona bail reported Hon. K.T. Irvine placed in nomination Hon. John W. Chalk ley, of this place, whose nenii I nation was seconded by R. A. [Long on behalf of Dickenson county. Upon motion the nom? ination of Mr. Ohalkley was made unanimous ami a com? mittee appointed to notify him and escort him to the hall. Mr. Chalk ley, in a speech well cho? sen in words, accepted the nomination, pledging himself, if elected, to do every thing in .bis power for the people of tile' district, regardless of parly. Music lor the occasion wnS (furnished by the Gute City I brass hand. INSTANTLY KILLED. While switching cars at Ap paiucliiu last Saturday night jm-t after midnight1 ?tison Wall, a llagmau on the V. & S. W., was instantly killed. In some way not known, he was thrown across the rail and his head was entirely severed from his body. The remains were brought to the home of his uncle, Joshua Mulluis, at this place. Sunday, ami alter funeral service Mon? day morning, conducted bj Kov. J. VV, Kader, were taken to the Willis graveyard in the v.ill. y above town for inti r moni. The services at the grave wen- conducted by Uov, Boh inetl. The deceased w as JI years Of age. and lived vvitil his uncle. J. W. Shanks, at Kogels ville, Tenn. CHURCH BURNED. Oh laM Wednesday night about 3:110 o'clock the colored Presbyterian church, located m plat :t near the I, ,v N. railroad, caught tire ami burned entirely doWtli When the tire wasdir liovered the building was in The building was worth about two thousand dollars, insurance si x hundred dollars. Tho origin of the lire is unknown, unless, US some think, it started from burning soot,-.ome paper hav? ing been burned in tlio stove the day previous. The public school for the colored people was taught in this building. An oirort w ill he made to rebuild SAINT PAUL ELECTS OFFICERS. The town of Si. I'anl. which I has recently become a corpora? tion, has as its lirsl olllcials the 1 following: W. I'. Porter, Mayor, and the following geni leinen as council men: .1. 1). Me Rev Holds, .1. M. Hillmnu, Alohzo llnnley, .1. J. |Cox, ('. A. Ilnssey, ami .1. N. (?'near: 1'. W. Wood, recorder. Will Locate at iMiddlcslioro. MidtllOSborO will have an.Uli er moving picture show. Mr. C. 0. Brown,of ItigSt,.Cap, V*n., representing the 'I'aylor iV Brown Amusement Co.-, >>i that place, has just leased the two story brick building of W. II. Ausmus, on Cumberland ave? nue. The ground lloor of the building will be remodeled and opera chairs installed, ami eve? ry comfort will he provided for lite public. Messrs. Taylor and Brown expect to open their place for business within the next ten days. Mr. Brown will remain here to assume the management of the new enterprise,?Middles boro Record. W. (i. Ranks left .Monday tor Norton, where he will begin the preliminary work necessary to open a moving picture theatre at that place. J. R. Taylor, manager of the Amu/.tl Theatre here and who is associated with Otto Brown in a similar enter prise at Middlesboro, Ky., will be interested with Mr. Banks. The theatre at Norton will oc? cupy a room in the Boice and Bell building, and will be equipped with the most modern Powers Moving Picture Ma? chine. The theatre will probab? ly opeu for business this week. _PL " s .^.MAJESTIC - r]t WALKING CAKl^ Friday, September 15th This wonderful cake will bo baked in a Majestic Range Air Tisht Oven. ?iir store, in ihn morning of the above mentioned I ? tint til . thi i''im on.at ?wenty ltvi> Indies will stand It ? ? fjpoi long, placed tin the cuke crush it lint. It <\ dl use io its nniin:i! height in about live minutes afterwards, then he but ami Herved to till present This is :i tine hi> ei cake, - inches high by 17x1'.' inches, jelly be? am! iciiig mi top. i .1 t the i ike is the fact that it is baked in All Majestic Ranire Ovens are perfectly' Rh hi HOT COFFEE AND BISCUITS SERVED EYERY AY DURING DEMONSTRATION WEEK. Maiestic Range Demonstration rHlS AT OUR STORE "VST ""^ss"" y" ? E> Iv People You Know who Use and Recommend Majestic Ranges: Mrs. D. F. ORR. says: I have tic Mange for about -'<> years, a my friends to have one/' Mrs. H. A. W. SKEEN, says: in. R. A. AYERS stove wc have ever i LAURA BIG KLEY, says: "Out Majestic njiviiif; perfei I satisfaction in every respect." 3. B. LIVESAY. says: "We have been using Majestic l\aiio;o'foi i a months and it has given per t satislai tion. I w?tild not have it removed for $ioo. uses loss fuel than any stove we know of. In one in ni i j big ironing was dime and $ meals were, cooked, from one hod of coal brought in befbrc the morning ?a!. Tliti Mstir docs nut warp; it stands up under v kind mI lnat. I cannot say too much in its praise.* THE GREAT and GRAND MAJESTIC RANGE THE RflfNQtE. UDITH f\ REPUT/HTIOIN. IYl/qDE IN f*\-t~ &%-Z.lZ-?> /=?OJD STVLES. Set of Ware FREE If you eall at our store during our Majestic Demonstration Week and allow us to show you the many advantages' anil stu perior qualities of the Great and Majestic Range, and will pur? chase one at the regular price, we will give you Free the beau? tiful and useful Souvenir Set 6f Wafo illustrated.in this itlvoi tisement. This ware is made to match tho quality of the Majes? tic Ranges, and we know all ladies will sec tin hyauiy and utility of this Bet, especially the first three pieces, which are entirely new and cannot bo had alone by purchase, except Ol u very high price. The prices of Majestic Ranges are the same, but we give the sot KKKK with euch Majestic R?nge houghI luring the demonstration week onlv. , ||| ,n, , sin m , ?., niFI inn .in iMirnl i?i> MaTkSTIO rTual i II ,.,,,,,? i.-.i I'lltldlUK Sr,. . v.l.. i r.,1... ,, ? K?<rr-nurn Hired l>ili.|.ln.-. P4 ^ m,, i '?' ' " .- ? ? ? ? Vn'..- \l'.|..ii'.Vvi^J Why The Great Majestic You Should Buy ? tile reputation of being the best range that Ii hol nnly has the reputation but is tin best range in i.i a ml We ?'? ii i prove this t" y.du if yoii will lot us. Ird Ii is constructed of malleable iron, material you can't be it and at i 'harenal iron, material that resists rust about 300 percent greaior than Hteel, is riveted together air tight. No heat escapes or cold air enters the range, thus uses very little l iel in du perfect work. Ith. Th? reservoir alone i? worth the price of range over i . r,f made. I; boils 16 gallons of water: is heated I " like a tea krittle, with peckul against left hand lining, and is movable and sets on u frame, hence cannot wear out. ?die ranges useless fuel; heal more water?and heat it l itter; costs practically nothing frtr repairs; hints three times as lung bakes butter; easier to keen clean and gives batter satis? faction than any other range on tho market. If you know posi? tive!) thai tho above statements are triio, wouldn't you buy a Majoslic at once;' i time in Demonstration Week and We'll Drove It to You. THIS WEEK ONLY No ware given after demonstration week. HAMBLEN BROS. Big Stone Gap, Virginia. THIS WEEK ONLY No ware given after demonstration week.