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Gilmer & Baker, Physicians and Surgeons. ?mcci In Pojijf Building-. bi? Stone Gap, Vlrulnln. All cnlls nnawerecl promptly. Bristol Bookk?ePinK Highor Accounting BUSINESS Ty nowrltlnn Tul3nraphy OLIEGE BRISTOL. TENN.-VA. tl DMMON'WKALT1I ATTOHNKY i?. Voten bit Wine i minty : hereby announce myself a candidate tin office of Commonwealth's Alibi \VImi county, to In- voted for at I the Soveniber election, lull. If elected, I pledge myaelf to us.' ntj beat endeavora in, aen to It that the laws ire tlj >nd Impartially enforced, 'ami | further, lo ace to It thai the business .1 fain of tho cotinty an- economically ad? ministered, II honored w ith election, I promise lo i . . ftli or for the whole people, Ir i,.| . .iivL. of party ereeda, tloetriuea or - anil Inal I w ill servo the pco 1.. the boat of uiy ability. ftespootflllly, W. W. 1; I.s FOH COUNTY I'l.KltK ro 1 in Voii n? <o' Wim: Obi STVi J j hereby announce myaelf a candidate |f,ii the office of County Court Clerh a |se County at tho election to bo hold v ivembe 7. lull. If I am elected to utile? I li ill perform tin- duties of nflli .? to the beat of my ijbility, using iu >-t mndern ami iip-tb-ditte nyateni ecplng tin' reconlaand Indexing the 1 thai rin I..- bid tnything thai he done for me In this election will ilghly appreciated W 1?. m. \1r.1.. To Ilm Voter? of tin' llleliinoml Magis? terial District: I liurvby announce mysoll a eandidaio 1.it Justice of ilit' Peace, io be voted foi 11 Ihe coming Novotnbei election, mil. tnil earnestly solicit the support and good ?i|| of all the people in tin- .1, in, 1 W T, (lil.l 1 > i:, 1 Stone flap, Va VllTKItH OK I iii. Uli iim0m1 Mu. 'lil. DlSTHKrr: L'bv announce myself h candid lie 1.Hi.- Peace, to i?. voted fbi coming November elei lion, ami I? Nollcll the lup|KiH 01.I jrood til ihr people in the district w N Ilia 1 in,. ? IHslrlcl ruby announce myself .1 camliilatc oflioc of8upcrvlsorfortriBllle.il Uta 1 ii :' a I Ustrii 1 it the election held November 7tlt IT elected I to iierfohii the tlulli.naltl ..f thc very heal ol my ability P. II Kknsf.py, LOCAL ITEMS. ist? Margaret Bullitt in ulinK a month with her Bis Mra, Durrdti, in Newberry, liguri. ('. Anderson, of Philado). , in in town this wook on W, N. Poeter, nf Middlesboro, Ky,, was in town hint wook transacting business for his] concern, tho Middlesboro Lum 1 Uompany, VV. 1). Puller spent Sunday with friends at Cedar BluiT. II. Ij. Puller returned Tups iIhj from points Kast, whore ho -i"iit novora.1 dayo selecting k'ixxls fnr Puller Brothers' atoro. ilinhnp Tucker hold Services t'liriHi Rpiscnpal church Sun day ovonihg, M isa 11 lady s Wolfe will leave ?' woek fur Bristol, whero she will re-enter Siillins College. John S. Wright, nf Itudford, w'fts tdiakiuo; band? with old 1111 in In in lim 1 lap last week ? M. Carter, Principal of tho IhydOnJ High School, wan in 11 Salurday. Mrs..J, L. BtiHtwirk wan on tho sick list Sunday. J. Q. Jayne hat; accepted a lition with W. W.Taylor ? Ions, Im having; resigned In? Ii isitioh with the Mutual Drug Company, l?r Howard, pharmacist with the Mutual Drug Co., bus re ;- aigned hip position in order to pursue bin theological studies after the liret of October. Min? I.ula Moore ban been ? tiiployed by tint School Board to attaint Miss Thompson with tho crowded B .Section of the lirsi primary in tin; school at this place. .Miss Wirt Davidson has re aigued her position in the school ?it this place on account of her health. Miss C. Williams, a teacher in the Kant Sinne (lap High School, spent Sunday with Mian Janet Builey. H. L, (Silly, of Norton, was a visitor to JBig Stone (Inn Mun? do y. Eugone Brown ami Carlvle Skeen left Tuesday for the L'ni versity of Virginia, where they will attend school. Misses Virginia Beverley and Kate Brown will leave" this week for Bristol, where Min? Beverley will enter Virginia' intermont College, and Miss Brown will enter Suliins Col? lege. Both youhg ladies will make a special study of music. Miss Irene Hunt, an exper? ienced milliner of Baltimore, arrived in the Gap Saturday night. Miss Hunt will have charge of Fuller Brothers' mil? linery department this season Judge H. A. \V. Skeen has appointed the following as special policemen in Leo county: I?. K. Nelms, Pnnuington Gap; Hiram KtleilS, Wallens Creek; (!. II. NefV. Rose Hill; ami has authorized Key, W. A. Barnott to celehrate the rites of matri? mony . .1. I' Mullin8, a guard at tho State prison at Richmond,spent Wednesday night with home folks here, he having come to Russell county with a numlier of convicts who were put to work on the roads in that county. Missfjorriho Taylor returned Saturday morning from a visit to friends in I'ineville, Middles horn ami other points in Ken tucky. Rev. Mr. I .ee has henn con ducting a revival in the .Meth? odist Episcopal Church, South, tit Kost Stone <iap. The meet ings were well attended ami mucli interest was manifested, as many young people, as well as older ones, were converted h Is learned that Contractor Jenkins is pushing rapidly the work on the sewer system at Norton, and it now looks like he will he ahie t? complete his contract within the stated time. 11. . einher huh. Many ,if the streets are torn up as a result of the excavations. - Morton News Miss Mary Hilliu will leave this week for Virginia-inter? mont College. Mis-; Mary Pierce, Seventh tirade teacher, will spend next week: at Clifton Forge, where she will he Maid of Honor at the Agee-Titnherlake wedding on the 20th. .1. M. Mel .emure left Saturday fur the University of Virginia, where ho will study law. Alter having suspended for several we. ks the Norton Free Press has resumed publication tinder the management of Mr. Wnlthall, formerly with a paper a; (late City, who hopes to he publishing a semi-weekly be? fore long, and perhaps event tially attempt a daily publica? tion of the paper. Mrs. George W. Oliver, of I. ynelihurg, and Mrs. Kate Ullis Ware, of Newport Mews, spent Saturday at the Monte Vista Mr. and M rs. C. L. Nash left Saturday night for a t wo week's 'stay in St. Louis, Detroit and jother northern and western cities. Miss Caroline Rhonda return? ed from her visit, to Charlottes ville in lime to enter school Monday. Miss Sarah Cochrail did not rotltrn with Miss Uli .ads, as she intends to visit her brothers in the West before returning to the (lap. Miss Corrie Long left Satur? day for Richmond, where sin. will receive professional train ing as a nurse at. Johnson-Wil? lis hospital for three years. Another Republican was list ed mi Friday, when a telegram from William Slempannounced kite advent of a ten-pound son. I Mr. and Mrs. Slemp are at the homo of Mrs. Slemp's mother, j.Mrs. Hatcher, in Harold, Ky. Our goiul friend, Mr. F.. Pres? ent!, who is very apt with car? penters tools, made last week i some llower stands out of black walnut that are beautiful. The walnut, which was sawed about fifteen years ago, was thorough? ly seasoned, and was without any knots or defects of any kind, and is, therefore, very attractive. Mr. and Mrs. .1. L. McCor imick. of Rig Stone Hap, were I in Norton Sunday on their way I homo from a visit to relatives I in West Virginia.?Norton News. H. Q. Kilgore, Republican nominee for Commonwealth'? Attorney, hau withdrawn from the race. The vacancy will be tilled by either A. P. Crockett. W. T. Hudgens or .1. F. Alley. ?Norton News. Carr 11. Butcher, Assistant I Purchasing Agent of the Sto nega Coke it Coal Co. and In? terstate Railroad Co., left on ^th for Knoxville, where be; attended the opening of the Appalachian Exposition on the tub. He will spend several days vacation on his stock and poultry farm in Union county, near Knoxville, ami will also visit homefolks for several days, VY. It. Stidhnm, a former re sident of this place, but who has been engaged in farming near Cumberland (lap, in Lee county, for several years past, was in town last Thursday. Mr. Stidham recently purchased a tine farm near Roamike, and expects to move his faiuilv to it this fall. HOTEL CHANGES HANDS. The TouraillO changed hands on Saturday. A. C Anderson, who has been running the hotel for several months very satis? factorily, has turned it over to .1. K. Runn, who is nn exper? ienced hotel man. ami no doubt will make quite a success of its management. KNGACiEMKNT ANNOUNCED. Mr. and Mrs. Joshua V. ltul-i litt announce the ongugi men! ? if their daughter, Margaret. 16 Mr. Prentice 0'Rear, of Krank? fort, Ky.. the marriage In take place in February; Wedding Invitation. We are in receipt nf the fol? lowing invitation This young couple is well known in the 'lap, Mr. Agee being a grand son of Mr. and Mrs. S. Folly, Miss Tituberlako taught in the public school here last year, and was elected again this year, hut resigned on account of her ap? proaching wedding. Mr? Agin-. Margaret .Ionian r,'.|ll.-stH tilt' tlOluir et' yoilt I'll K0I1CI *t the marriage iif h?r; jfraiul-ilaughter Gcnevlet'c Vgiiw Tlmborlakc M. Kniest Iteverly Agec on \Vi*lne*<Uy evening. September the twentieth, nlnoteen liiunlnsl .nut elcveti,a( nine thirty o'eliick Baptist Church (Jliftou Koi go, Virginia School Notes. School opened this year with an excellent enrollment nf over 150 pupils, < ?f the former fac tllty, Miss Cecil goes to the Wise High School this year; Miss Davidson is not leaching; Miss Kline ami l'rof. Hnislip accept ed positions elsewhere, ami Miss Timberlake is to he mar ried on the 20th of this month. Miss Flora Carter and Miss Irma Orr and Miss Retta Thompson are the new teachers up to date, with Miss Lulu Moore assisting in the First Grade. No teacher has been secured permanently in the High School department in place of Miss Davidson. Mrs. R. I?. Morrison is carry? ing on the work of the Tenth ami Eleventh Grades (third and fourth year high school), for the present. The health of the school as a whole is excellent, our health officer, Dr. W. F. Raker, made an examination of every pupil in school Monday to determine whether their vaccination scars were satisfactory, t Inly a com? paratively few were found un? satisfactory. l'rof. Young hopes to have the hearty co-operation of every patron of the school this year, and be feels sure he is going to have it. The ladies of the Woman's Home Mission Society of the Southern Methodist Church I will have a Church Sale on Wednesday before Thank* [giving. Barron <& Witt, GENERAL INSURANCE AGENTS. Off ice First Floor intormont Building. BIO STONE GAP, VA Correspoiiclenoe Solicited. CHOCOLATES CHOCOLATES CHOCOLATES CHOCOLATES g WHITMAN'S CAN DIES. fe BENDETTO ALLEGRETTI COMPANY'S Delicious Dipped Fruit and Pure Fruit Flavors. Crushed Fruit Sundaes, Ices, Sodas as cold as the Arctic regions. School Supplies. Cigars, Safety Razors, Sterling and Waterman Fountain Pens. All kinds of Toilet Requisites. Mutual Drug Company, Inc. Special Attention Given to Physicians' Prescriptions. Everything to be had In a First Class Drug Store. Statement of the, Financial Condition OF THE Interstate Finance ? Trust Co. Located at Iii? Stone dap. in ihi- County ill \\ hie, Stale ol Virginia, at Ihc dote ol buiiacis, Sept. I. 1911, niadi lo Ihc Slate Corporation Commlttlon, RESOURCES. l,oaiui iiikI Dlaeounla HOS.2-I7.US Overdrafta, unsecured, 11,010.Ql Uoutia Seourllle?, eto., owned Ihcliwitig preniliiiu nil aante 195.9,1? M Other real eatate owned 1.000.00 Furniture and t'ixliiroa 1,010.0.1 inin i caah ii.-ni- 18,00 Iim. (min National Hunks 'isi in Duo froniHiate lt?uk?. Private Hanker*, a u il Trust .'I I'M-' ntekel* and BIT :;n ?319,810 IT LIABILITIES.. Capital st.x-k |iatd in ? nO.OQO.tlO Surplus hind 10,000.00 Undivided pmills, leaaaniouul paid ror Intercut, expeii tiea and taxcN 3,931.33 Individual depoalta IHj-I?I SO Tliui- certificate* of .1<?|m.mi 50,485 IS Certified cliocki is;i; Casliier'ii ohei iteoutaUndlnf; 1 in 11 iill. Slate llanka, Private Banker*, > >? ?! Trust CompanlOi II18.A7 Notea and bill* re-tllarountetl 15,990.8.1 Hills jtayaiile, Including certlfi . ?ff? of tle|Hmll rt j. nenllng oiohey borrowed ;[ 900,00 li.t.l. t'.". :.:'.ln IT 1, It P. Hun.11 Cuhlar, do auleinn I) iweai that the aliove is a trim stuto 111I of the rlnanolal condition of the In? teratate b'lnaneo and Trual Company, lo sated at Hie; Htouo Gap, in tin' Count) of Witte, State "i Virfflnla', at the oloae ol busbies* 1.11 iln- isi day of September! I tOlt. to tho Ik-m nf my knowledge ail belief It P Haiiiion, < tadiler 1 'i.iii.i.. 1 Attest: W T 1 Ionium ., A K Monieos, Director I '. S. i 'ARTRIt, t ?^itii 0? VmoiNia, County of Wlae. Sworn to mil anbaorlhed before in? hy I H. P. Rarrou, i aehlerj 'Iiis sth flay nr| Septt inter, 1911. Hi ..11 II. Sixur, N'otary Public My Comuihulon oxplrea .inly 37th,1913, LI 1ST- ? l?ld CliiHH I'iu with j Itho lettering on the front "(,'. H. s. '02," and on tho back the! engraving "Mary L. llt>Kf." Kinder pleaee return to this of j lico nttti receive suitable re? ward, Goodloe & Beverly [>.i.ilt-r-. I. Real Estate. Big Stone Gap. Virginia. Office in federal Court Kuiidinjf. ' Special attention given to , non-resident property. Hon. Alf Taylor will lecture in the School Auditorium, Biy Stone Gap. Va. Sal*lShl'Sept.16 For Benefit of the Christian Church Subject The Sheathing of the Sword. COME Help a good cause and you will uet your money's worth as well. Admission 35 cts. Reserved Scats 50 cts. So,Us toi Salo .it Kollv'a Drug Storo. ?8 m ew< I i In order to make room for season? able goods and to avoid earring an)' of our stock over, we arc making a big cut in matting prices and invite your inspection and patronage. We are closing out all summer goods Big Reduction on Mattings,. I I Iw c are i losing mil an summer goocis m and materials at close prices. I , W. W. Taylor & Sons. j New Fall Goods arriving this week. Don't fail to see these new fall styles in ready-to-wear hats. He the lirst to wear one. Later announcement of our Fall and Winter Opening. J. M.Willis & Company Send the Wise Printing Company your [job Work. P rices reasonable.