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\ XIXf B!G STONE GAP. WISE COUNTY, VA.. WEDNESDAY. SEPT. 20. 19U. = " ~" No. 38 Bai Operators H Be Given Big Time In iKnoxville On Sep? tember 22nd. Soutlwrn Appalachian iperntorn Association; mhpiartors at Kuoxvillo, , preparing to entertain ?rntora of the Appdlach .,?1 on Kriday, Septem 1. mi the Appalachian um grounds with ;i bur i (he afternoon ami a lit night. ?iitv John W. Calld Washington, tin., the harboquo artist, lias to come to Knoxvilio to . afternoon Bprond. iling to a bulletin issued I Appalachian Trd(io| . tin' onioial eonl ptibli it is expected that J. W. president, ami Jude hairman "f the Board of rs .if the United States i., will Im present, coal operator who ex Im in Is mix villc on the mihi write J. J. Kelley, hi of the entertainment ire. so thnt lie may gbl ..a the number who ox i attend. if i he features of the Ex i grounds is the building i-teil entirely of coal In) K en tm-kv-Tennessee I . <ih well as several other [vnlual exhibits. B: im mini prodiicl ion of coal ] Iii.' Southern Appalachian it -, now exceeds one hundred' linn dollars in value. |)al Rates to South. I itc Commerce Commis ion Makes Connection to Clinchfield Konte. f'SnllillgtOlt, Sept. 1,1.?l'or .hi was granted by the In lie Commerce (lommission ml iurolihd, Otinciiilold * li ill way, tn esialilii.il ? Ii t'onl shipped from I lor ? i .1 unction, Vd,, tn points ith < larolinn, South < Idro (leorgia, Alabama ami hi, concurrently in olteot ! '.nil e, 11 ni l iodno, a ml I lilii Iii. Ya., to same points] -t mat ion. I Boy KiHcd by Balled! Baseball. imnnn, Vn,, Sept. 14,? Carl r) . i lie lli-yoar old son of in.i M rs. Robert Buttery, of inn.l, Russell countyi was ii I lie head by a batted foul mtirddy at Cleveland, ami mi live minutes without r< itig consciousness, ?.'?land and Read's Valley playing a closely contoi iin.', and a larijo crowd of "??Ii- present and witnessed ragedy. I Coal Shipments far Over Record. nke, Ya., Sept. I I.?Coal [ipniunta over the Norfolk & ?lern railroad for I he month vtlgUSl will exceed by 210,000 Wiho amount hauled from | 'iti.-h in July, which brok? pi?>?% ions record for t lie lipttii'llt of coal, ftliu tonnago figures for lust 1'iitli have just bean compiled ?'?!i"?i;h the monthly state | iit . have not yet been issued. Pie figures show that 1 ,'901,000 i 0 hauled over the lines the road in August. Until "ly of this year, October, 1010, record month for ship ??"I- of coal, 1,010,000 tons .u transported from the ' that month. In July, ,001,000 tonn were ship ii increase of 72,000 tons over !"? previous record. vernor" H, M. Smythe, w veteran editor, is moving ?*? plant, of the l'ocnhontas '? '?I Headlight from Poeahon 15 lo Appaiachla this week, 4|l will soon start a now pub lotion at the latter place. The "uovernor's" trenchant pen 'II rival that of "Bill" Bads in Pskinu; things hum in the pock II oi the great Southwest. fWewell Republican. Civic League Column KDITKlr BY PHKS.S COMMITTKK Meeting? Seooud Friday ? >! Kaoh Mouth. The Woman's Oivic League met in regular monthly session Friday afternoon in the Federal Court Room, Mrs. K. I'.. Good loe presiding. The treasurer reported $15.01) in the treasury! The street com? mittee reported the grubbing of paw paws and cutting of weeds on vacant lots and in streets. Also that the Mayor had re cently had nutters cleaned ami papers horned. Much gratifi? cation at this co-operation in our efforts to I nve a clean, healthy, beautiful town were expressed; A hill of $n.,i;i for above work was allowed. The tlnnnce committee reported f! '"'dues. This committee is planning In give a play in the near fut uro. Mrs. Carter, treasurer of the League, sent in her resignation, winch was accepted with re? gret . Mrs. .1. O. Neshit was appointetl to take Mrs. Carter's place Th.Miietery gates, which the League proposes to place at cemetery as soon as it is possi? ble tilget stone pests completed, were fully discussed, ami it was decided to spend not less than pliK) on for tIiis purpose The following letter was re? ceived and read: l'.ig Stone, (lap, VfL, Sept. Ki, lull, Womans < It vir League. Dear Madam: I have been a visitor in your town for several days, anil 1 have been much impressed by the excellent work done by I your Organization. 1 wish to congratulate you upon the cleanliness of your little city and lite other good that has been done, und might I suggest that you turn your attention to what I observed with surprise and even horror: the lack of ventilation in the moving pic turn show, and also that there was only one way of exit ami that at the front of the build-1 idg. where the doors opened It, is criminal that there should mil he good ventilation in places where i.pie congre? gate, ami that there should not lie more than one means of ex? it in case of panic or lire. All doors should open out ward, anil emergency exits should he marked by a red light and a Wishing yon success always, 1 beg to remain, Yours very tnilv, A VlBITOH. There wan then a general dis? cussion of the situation, and ihe opinion expressed that the owner of the show would make the changes necessary for the health and safety of his pa? trons. A committee was ap? pointed to confei with him and report. A cordial invitation was ex? tended to the teachers tohe 'come members of the League. CM AS. WALLEN MEETS ACCIDENTAL DEATH. As the result of a hllge sleel "draught stack" falling while in course of erection for the Wisconsin Steel Company, on Big Loonoy Greek, in Kastorh Kontlicky hist Thursday, Chas. Wallen was. instanth, killed by a piece of s'cel which struck across his skin and neck almost decapitating him, and Aaron .Johnson Buffered a badly mash ed hip from tie- f?ll. It seems the men were work? ing together at the lop of the stack about 45 feet from the ground, when the guy wires holding it gave away, precipit atiug it lo the ground. John? son's Dresenceot mind probably saved his life, he having slid down a rope fastened to the stack to within about 24 feet of the ground, after calling to his companion to follow. Both Johnson and Wallen have families, and are sons in law of Henry 11. Bentley, who lives in the cast end ot town near Kennedy's store, in which neighborhood the dead and in? jured man also lived. Mr. Wallen's remains wore buried at Hast Stone (lap Sat ? unlay. Mr. Johnson will prob? ably recover. Piano Contest Starts With a Rush The Kelly Drug Company and The Pig Stone Unp Post's Joint Prlii OMer <>l 1140000?Five Stsndara WIO KRAUSE I'Ivnos -for the live moat popular young ladles within 25 miles nf Uly Stone Cap, is now in full Owing, and votes are coming in tit n rate thai speaks well for the value of the prizes offered. Right now is the time to home your candidates for popularity honors, nod incidently put her in line for n Standard I9IO KRAUSE PIANO. Absolutely no cost to either yourself or the young lady you nominate. Coupon appearing elsewhere in this issue .will put the lady of your choice in line with l ,000 votes to her credit. Suppose you do it now. There are 'Jon young ladies in this section possessing exceptional musical ability, and must remain undevel? oped because they lack a good piano Don't this give you an idea: You can put some friend of yours in lino by writing her name On the Coupon and mailing it to the Kelly Drug Company, Big Stone Gap. Every candidate entered has live chances of win? ning a piano prize. Each prize offered represents an elegant I9IO Krause Instrument. Ballot box is now o].and the PKIZE PIANO on view at the Kelly Drue; Company's store. Your inspection and criticism invited. Votes will be counted every Monday. Candidates names rind their standing will ap? pear every Wednesday in this publication. 'The Kelly Drug Company are olfering bonus votes to candidates bringing business to their store 200 votes Will be given for each dollar purchase made from their general stock. Candidates will learn something to their advantage by calling at the store and conferring person? ally with the Con test Manager, lie has plans of sys- j ti malic vote collecting which will lie of great advantage to the young lady candidates who mean business. W atch for the list of candidates to appear in next Wednesday's issue of The Pod. If the young lady of your choice is not entered, see to it that she in nomi? nated Better be sure and use the Coupon today ?N( )W | Coupons may he secured from either the Kelly Drug Company or The l?g Stone Gap Post, Make your purchases at tin Kelly line.; Company ami get your friends in do likewise. Every dollar purchased in gen oral stock means 200 voles. Every dollar spent in their Jewelry Department means ROO votes;. Every dollar paid on back subscription to Tin- Big Stone Gap Cost means .".no Voles, and with every dollar paid on subscription in in advance you gel n coupon good for 1,000 VOtciB. Ask I'm- a Coupon every time \..u trade with the Kelly Drug Company or pay your subscription to The Big Stone 11.tp Post. N'ou can vote the Coupon for your choice whenever you like. Address nil correspondence regarding the contest to The Contest Manager, Care of KELLY DRUG COMPANY, Bin Stone Gap, Virginia. School Notes. (Km i l l- Tills U'ii i, iiv i itk Skmoii Class oi tub Ilm Stonk Gap i IIk-.ii Sc. i ! MU? Adelaide Kverotl was - . il'i I. nesday afternoon. Miss Ituliv Kemper ' Of the Senior Class, siihttitun-il for her' hi ihr Thlnl Grade Miss Flore Carter, one of thu i irammar Grade teachers, )peul the week-end shop ping in Bristol Thitrston I: Stone, who atteuilcil school here Lift session, In very much uilsscd this year by his former class? mates.. Mis. VVInfre, of itlchnioud, haa ac cepted the position in the High School I lepartrncnl oreated by the resignation of MissWin [isvldson/ sin- began leach? ing Monday. "Undo Henry" Brailley, colored, who ias become dUablcd in tin- sen Ice ol thu llig Stone (lap High Sc).I. which lie h.,s ,-erveil so faithfully fur six long yeara, Is mlueil tills year by the ntudcnt bodj, wlu? regards hlni as a school lixtiirc Miss Mary PierceIbfl Friday afternoon over the V. * S. W. for Clifton Forge, Va., where sin- w ill be maid of honor to Miss tienevlevu Timborlake at the hitter's marriage 11iis. (Wednesday) evening to Kniest lleveriy A gee, an alumnus ?,!' the l?g Stone (lap High School Mis it I) Mom. who lias beeil teaching the Third ami Fourth Year High School classes for tin- past two weeks, is substituting for Mins I'icrco this week In the Seventh Grade, The OUtlOOk for Athletics Is iiuiim; ally good this year. Haying sevuralne.w| students, wu expect to show up with giMsl teams luith in baseball ami' basket baH, though with but few excen Hons, the personnel of tho learns 1* theI same as in former years. The Alhaenian Literary Society of llig Stone i lap High School, which was so beneficial to the pupils last year, will have its opening meeting Friday after? noon. The meeting wilt lie out- it im portance. lt lieing the lii-si oe,. ?f;he term and also on account of the elect ti u of new officers. The open meeting of last February will probably be remembered by wuiie of the readers, and It is hoped thai the pupils will have acquired so much ability that the one of thin term I will far Surpass any of provtous yearn. I The program for tti? first meeting . a* follows: Header*- Olli? Kelly, Stall ie Palmer, Myrtle Wolfe .Mn-:, Vocal Solo I'ora .loluntoii Declalmera Hilly Mathewit Kiltie Horton, Julu lliilhit .loiirtuil Uj um Ithoad? Debate Itimolvcd "That a pupil aboiild ilulsli High School libforo going to work or entorliig .-.ill. go AfHrmiitive s.uu Nickeln llnby Kehi|ier ? Negate.a llhornl?, tllcaale Hilly. nig .-tour (lap High School I* rcpro edited in (lit- v,Hutu- educational hiatltii. tloii? this year by lireed Kelly , V. r I . Carlialo Skcen, :ii the Univeriliy of Vir? ginia; Donald 1 v-. i.tt. at It MA, at Ton Royal, \ i Mnry < ?nie?, .it. the furinvilli* Statt- Korntal School; Winnie .Mnlliii-, Mary Buim ami Virginia llever ly, nt yirtpnla-fntermont College, jt flrlalol, Va.: Itev aud Mr* hmmiti Stone at llerea, Ky . atid Kate llrown ?ml Gladys Wolfo. it Sulltna College, l!rist..| Wo lif.n with iiohslderabli) milinol prlde that n II Nickel?, an Aliimuun oi the Itlg Storni Gap lllgh Sohool will gradu ate .it Kniory and llenry ihla year?at the Iti'.itl ttl li<- . Lot*, \vi' lYol safe In prophe ?ylng, IVe iil<" learn that Thornton Stone will ] entor Iloenoko llnftnew ('ojlege this ?es-1 ?Ion, where, wo Hm sure, Im will ilUiin g?tah liimsoif. Today i VVcdnewIay) mark! the limit ?f the daya of grace allowed Ilm student body In which to be vaccinated,1 or else produce a certificate dr*?Uefaotory eao cinatiou. 'i'hoae failing to comply With the ruling of the faculty (which Im? tl?. Suite law back of It), will bo sent home today until they hare fulfilled the condi* ttona Imposed by I'riuclpal Young ami A fast, clean und interesting game of baseball was pulled off at Athletic Park Saturday uf ! ternoon between tint Appa ? lachia and Big Stone (inp High School teams, resulting in vic t irv for tlie home team by a 1 ?coro of s to :!. j Batteries: Klg Stone tlap. Hank* anil Persona, Appalachla, I'rlee anil T?te. he ltt-r,l of Trustees. BASE BALL. itig Stone i >.i|t Appnlacbia lt. II. K s vi a It r> 3 Va. Wholesale Company Will Operate Large Bakery and Slaughter House at Appalachia. The Virginia Wholesale Co., at Appalachia, will in a few days start an up-to-date bak? ery, which they will inn iu con? nection with their wholesale business, They have erected a building especially for the pur? pose, and everything connected with the establishment will he first class and modern in every particular. In addition to furnishing the various plants of the Stonegn Coke cv- Coal Company, they will do a general custom busi-j ness, and will he prepared to furnish nil the towns of thisI section the very best of every- | thing supplied by a bakery, This company is also prepar-1 ing to establish a large slaugh? ter house at Appalachia, and will do u general butchering] business. N. & W. Builds Its Own Steel Cars. Uoanoke, Vu., Sept. 1?.?On September sth the Norfolk and Western shops horn began the delivery of n number of all steel gondolas which they are constructing. An order for 500 is doing tilled, and twelve have been delivered. About ten gon? deln? a day are being turned out at the shops. Commenting on the above or? der, a Norfolk Jr Western of flclnl remarked yesterday that few railroads in the country are building steel ears for tbeirown use. Formerly all roads wore compelled to order steel ears from factories, but now some make their own; The official said he would venture to huv that not u road south of the Ohio rivor Or east of the Mis? sissippi is building its own steel ears. He said that the fact that the Norfolk & Western is doing BO speaks volumes for the ex? cellence of the Uoanoke shops. No shops south of Baltimore can compare with the Uoanoke sin pg, Dahl the ofticint. STATEMENT Of Receipts and Disbursements of the Town of Big Stone Gap, Va., from September I, 1909, to August 31, 1911. ii i DISBURSEMENTS Maintenance Water Works and extonaion >>f Ihn?, for vour ending August ?) I?1910 i> 3amo for your ending August 31, 1911 . Witness' und Mayors' Pees and Court Costs, year end? ing August 31, 10tO.".... Same, for year ending August :l 1, lull Lights for year eliding August 31, lOlQ Lights for year ending August 31, I'll I Jail and I'oliee, year ending August 111, 1(110 Jail and I'oliee. year ending August Ii, l?ii Stieets and Sidewalks, year ending August 31, 1010 Streets and Sidewalks, year ending August 31, 1911 I'.ridges and Culverts, > ear ending August .11, 1(110 Bridges and Culverts, year ending August 31, Hill Cemetorj ami Purks, ynar ondiug August 31, Hi It). Cemetery ami Parks, year ending August 31, II ' Paupers, yoai ending August Hi, 1010 1'uupcrs, 1011 ('ommissions, 1010 Commissions, I'M I Salaries, 1010 Salaries, I ?11.... i lenoral Kxpsnsds, 1010 t lenoral Rxpohsos, 1011 Sewers, 1010 Sowers, 101 I Interest Paid, 11)10 Interest Paid, I'M i . Sinking Fund Commissioners, 1010 Sinking Fund Commissioners, I*? 11 Schools, 1910 . Schools, Kill Payment of Loan Highway l-'.xtension . 1910. Highway Kxtension, 1911 Loan to Powell Valley Llghl .V PqwerCo. Fire Department, 1910 . Fire Itepartinoht, lOll, Hoard of Health, IP 10 Hoard of Health. 1911 . Town Hall and Jail, 1011 RECEIPTS 1909 Taxes $9,14% 60 Road Tax Refund 1,680 32 Cemetery Lots Sold 115.00 Fines Collected 902.80 1 .icensfl Taxes 51,'I 59 Tell phone Franchise . 25.00 Interest 1199 10 Delinquent Taxes nil 3(! Loon Powei) V alley Light ?v Power C Loan from [nt. Pin & Trust Co. One third Payment for Lots Sold Water Roboipta ... 3,466.09 1910 $0,305 05 394 Ll.'i:. r, 1 1)00.94 358.08 1,161.24 1,880.74 1,084.04 1.1.'Hi 111 168143 140 57 81.7h 1,60 120.00 117.00 324 68 20,26 1,862 11 1,106.19 1,121.00 1 ,028 0l) B21.17 055.70 7:1 11 li 00 103.33 loo.on 1,421,30 1,586 93 2,600.00 ?j,:..mi 00 5,000 00 2,173 04 213.?? 5< ii i ( ii i 2.40 336.00 233.00 71.26 1 /i74 7J .Mm on prtid 2,500 00 ?jtiti.tn; 3,428 02 1010-1011 u from ituml Fund Totals $34,003 hs 2.023 90 (40,300.87 Bond Fund DISBURSEMENTS Streets and Sidewalks Machinery Sew ers Town Hall and Jail Bridges and Culverts Loan to t lenoral Fund RECEIPTS Sale of Bonds Sidewalk Assessments and Stone Sewer Assessment.-. -.ii,,.niii no sold 535 53 171.00 $31,l0t,.63 f14,COO 04 6,243.80 3,663. f.i i l.oOO t o 710.07 2,928 'i0 tJl.tOti 54 I, A. L Witt, Recorder of the Town of Big Stone Gap. V?., do hereby certify that the above statement is a true copy taken from the.- Books of the Town. A. L. WITT. Recorder.