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THE BI? STONE GAT P08T.
WKDNESDAY, NOV. 8, 1911.
Published Every Wednesdiy by the
WISE PRINTING COMPANY,
Inrorpnnttvil.
UILBERT N. KNICJHT. - Editor.
Ont Your. - SIOO
Six Months, - ,BO
Thro? Months, - .28
Kntcred secordliiK t<> postsl regulations
st tho post office ?t Itlse BUti? <isp ss sec
oml-olsss nutter
subscribers are earnestly re?
quested to observe the date
printed on their address slips,
which will keep them at all
in. posted as to tho dato
of tho expiration of their sub?
scription. Prompt and timely
attention to this request will
save all parties a great deal of
annoyance.
The friends of Woodrow Wil?
son lire calling it the Oscar Un?
derhand boom for President.
Wonder if those Chinese who
have "declared for a republic"
could explain what they mean
by tho word.
"Let us have peace," nays
Italy to Turkey, but what Tnr
k: y seems to demand is the
pieces.
If people would only take the j
same interest in work that they
do in baseball what a busy
country this would be.
William Rockefeller's ail-1
incut in diagnoisod as gout of
the throat. Must have been f
trying to swallow his fortune.
Rastern doctors say that ba?
bies are kissed too much. Thol
infant would prefer to delay |
the osculation until tho mon
mature age of 1Q or 17.
A Washington merchant j
whose store was No. 1313 foih
on Friday, October 18th, Yet
there are persons who do not |
believe in hondnon.
Mr. Rockefeller has a now
way of shaking hands. Instead
of giving the ordinary clasp, he
keeps his hand closed, as if in
the act of holding on to some?
thing.
If, according to the typical
Oriental idea, candidates over
there ask questions instead of
making speeches, we can think
of nobody more likely to win
the ('hinein- Presidency than
our old friend W-Ting-Pang.
Nor is the President's plan to
kill the trusts with kindness
entirely new. It has been tried
before, and they didn't die
worth a cent.
Assessments Mineral Lands
In Virginia.
Richmond, Yu., Nov. C?
Mineral land assessments have
increased in the last three years
from $'.?,000,000 to more than
$32,000,000 for the year 1011.
These tlguros are contained on
the hooks of the State Corpora?
tion Commission, under the di?
rection of which body the as
sesBinents on this class of prop?
erty is now being made. The
State now receives something
like $100,000 a year in taxes,
but the counties receive a great
deal more, the rate being high?
er than the State rate. Repeat?
ed efforth have been made by
the owners of those valuable
mineral Innds to avoid paying a
fair and reasonable amount of
taxes for the support of the
government, but the efforts
have proven futile except in
rare instances the rates have
been advanced.
NOTICE.
Candidates in the piano con?
test who de?ire to do so will be
allowed tho privilege of exam?
ining tho subscription list of
tho Past to ascertain who
aro not subscribers to tho paper
and securing the names of those
they desire to solicit to renew.
County
Election.
Tho olectiou in Wise County
held on yestorduy for the pur?
pose of choosing officers for the
county for tho noxt four years
passed off quietly and so fnr as
wo wero ?ble to ascertain there
was no trouble of any kind at
any of the voting precincts.
The ballott was a long one and
the voting wob necessarily
slow, nml ut some of the pre?
cincts the count was not com?
pleted until late last night. It
is impossible at the time of go?
ing to press to give an accurate
report of the result, l?nt it is
evident from the returns re?
ceived that the following coun?
ty officers are elected:
\V. H. Hamilton, republican
candidate for clerk, is elected
by a majority of about 11.
R. V. ,Wohlford, republican
candidate for treasurer, is elec?
ted by a very small majority.
1. .1. Bovorlev, independent
candidate for sheriff, is elected
by a majority of about 10.
W. W. (1. DotSOn, independ?
ent candidate for common?
wealth attorney, is elected by
a majority of about 100.
K. .1. Proscott, of this place,
was elected a member of the
board of supervisors from the
Richmond district by a major?
ity of 71.
In tho race between Mr.
Ohalklcy, of this (dace, and Mr.
Ooiiey, of Olintwood, for tho
House of Dolegates, which in?
cluded Wise and Pickonson
counties, the indications are
that Mr. Chulkley has won by a
good majority. Ho carried
Wise county by a majority of
about 200, We were unable to
get the returns from Dickenson
county, but it will be impossible
for Mr. Colloy to overcome in
that county the large majority
Mr. I'balk ley received in Wine
county.
In the Senatorial Contest,
which included the counties of
Wise, LOO and Scott, the can?
didates were John H. CalrOlt,
of this place, the republican
nominao, and P.zra T. Carter,
of Gate City, the democratic
standard bearer, the indications
are that Mr. Catron has carried
the district by a majority of
several hundred. Ho carried
Wise county by a majority ot
about 25, At nine o'clock this
morning they were not through
counting the votes in LoO coun?
ty, but it is thought he has car?
ried that county by about 300,
li is also reported that ho has
carried Scott county by a
majority of about 175;
Mis. Rltoads Entertains.
Mrs. lt. K. Rhoada entertain?
ed very charmingly at bridge
Friday afternoon complimon
tary to her friend, Mrs. H. A.
Ramsey, of Appaluohia.
Those invited to meet Mrs.
Ramsey and make the two
tables at bridge wore: Mrs.
l'ettit, Mrs. Roodcr, Mrs. Say
ers, Mrs. Parks, Miss Margaret
Bullitt, Mrs. Nash.
Delightful refreshments con?
sisting of chicken salad, pimen?
to, sandwiches, potato chips,
olives, hot chocolate, ice cream
and cake were served by the
hostess at the conclusion of the
games.
Mrs. Knmscy and her little
daughter, Francos, returned to
Appaiaohia Friday night, hav?
ing spent two days very pleas?
antly with Mrs Rhoads,
Stewart?Upchurch.
On last Wednesday night at
7:80 o'clock, Miss Callie May
Stewart became the bride of
Mr. Dwen F, Upchurch, Rov.
J. B. Craft officiating.
The wedding was of much
interest, owing to the popu
larity of the bride and groom.
The ceremony took place at
the homo of the bride's parents,
Mr. and Mrs. O. K. Stewart,
near Kennedy's store.
About 40 friends of this
young couple attended tho
ceremony, among them being
several town peoplo.
After the ceremony supper
was served to all prosent and
they expressed themselves as
having had a tine time. It
seems that Mr. Craft, however,
enjoyed himself hotter than
anyone.
This young couple will mnko
their future home hero and
their many friends wish them a
happy married life together.
CORNER STONE LAYING.
I The Corner Stone of the new government building being
erected at this place will be hi id at four o'clock Thursday after?
noon under the auspices of the Masonic Lodge tit this place.
Following will be the order of procession from the Lodge room
to the building, when the ceremonies will take place. After the
ceremonies are concluded there will be several addresses by prom?
inent speakers :
ORDER OF PROCESSION.
Marshals?\V. B. Kilhourn and R. \V. Holley.
All Muster Masons not acting officially.
Tiler with drawn sword?John B. Kelley.
Two Stewards with white rods?A. I). Owens und <!. V. Jones
A Past Muster with golden vessel containing corn?Worshipful
Joshua Mullins.
Three Master Masons with square, level and plumb?('air II.
Butcher, R, R. Casper und M. II. Graber.
Two Past Masters with Miver vessels containing oil and wine
?K. J. Present! und ('. F. Blanton.
Trousurer and Secretary?R. P. Hamm and J. 11. Mathows.
Five Mnst<>r Masons carrying the five orders?R. R. Alsovor,
W. T. Alsovor, II. R. Adams, II. I.. Oummings, A. K. Mann.
Holv Bible, Square and Compass borne by Worshipful 1. N.
Kelly. *
Two Stewards, bearing banner of Big Stone (Jap i^otlgc No.
'.'08?Dr. W. A. Raker ami Dr. .1. W. Kelly.
District Deputy Grand Master?Worshipful Ceo. A. Smith.
Chaplains?Rev. 0. H. Livcsay and Dr. .1. .1. Lloyd.
Senior and Junior Wardens?11. II. Siempand KarlStoelir.
Worshipful Master?C. S. Garter.
Deacons en each side of Master?John F. Mullins and .1. A.
G?nter.
Most Worshipful William R. McOhesney, Grand Master of
Virginia.
Right Worshipful William L. Andrews, Deputy Grand Master
of Virginia.
Most Worshipful George W. Wright, Past Granit Master ami
Grand Lecturer of Virginia.
Most Excellent Stanley W. Martin, Grand Uigh Priest of the
Grand Royal Arch Chapter of Virginia.
Most Excellent Williams. Mathews. Past Grand High Priest
of the Grand Royal Arch Chapter of Virginia.
Two Stewards with white rods?('. L. Pony und I'. II.
Kennedy.
Superintendent of Building?Hon. E. II. Klemroth.
PLEASANT OCCASION.
The masculine contingent of
the regular boarders at the
Motel Touraino were responsible
for a very pleasant Hollow e'en
evening, the ladies of this pop?
ular hostelry being compliraent
plimentcd by a nance in the
?lining room of the hotel.
Red dominus and masks ef?
fectually concealed the real
identity of tho ladies, while
the gentlemen were equally
mysterious in black dominoes
and masks.
Music was furnished by local
talent and refreshments were
served as it matter of course.
A striking figure among the
dancers was young I ?ick Tor
bort, who, in a hulT costume
with blue facings, a cocked
hat and flaxen wig, was
a dashing cavalier of tlie days
When King Ueorge ruled Vir?
ginia.
Miss l'earl Mann, who left
Saturday for Washington, 1?.
C, for a motith with Mrs.
Holderby. was the only young
lady outside the hotel who was
honored by an invitation to the
affair at the Touralne, which
will always remain a pleasant
memory to all of those present.
The Ureilcst ol Dog DctCCllYM.
That truth is stranger than]
fiction has been strikingly dorn 1
onstrated by "Sheha's Hob,"
the great dog detective of the
New York Police Department,
who has established .a wonder?
ful record of catching over one
hundred thieves in two year's
time; tracked and returned to
their parents at least fifteen lost
children, disclosed the hiding
place of a murderer, &C. This
is but otie of a full score of ex?
clusive Maga/.ine articles to be
featured in next Sunday's New
York World. Order your copy
in advance.
Hoys, look around you and
see how much trouble whiskey
is causing. It ruins you,
murders your father and
mother by degrees, dieturbs
tho peace of tho community,
tills the jails and penitentiaries,
makes the world miserable.
Roys, quit drinking And mako
sobor men. There is an awful
degree of sadness in looking at
the wreck of what once was a
strong, handsome, popular
young man. That young man
sold all for drink. What has
he gained;?Oato City Herald.
CZf\ MINERS wnnti
*J v by Stom gap i !ol
ory Company) Glamorgn
Va. Stonily work, Ilig
oHt price per ton paid in tl
district. Healthy cam
Excellent water. Side
and church facilities
TIMBER F<)H BALI
large tracts of (lrst-class Yo?
gin titulier for sale. Prices ven
reasonable; easy terms Ad
ilAess, Box I I, Big Stone Gap,
Virrginin. 4!) I
Zemo Makes Astonishing
Eczema Cures.
??WE PROVE IT."
Every day ZRMO give* rellof and
cure* men, women and children in every
rity mid town in America whom nkln?
are on tin.1 with torturing ECZEMA
rashes Mid other Itchliu;, burning teal)
unit rrnated Mit and scalp humor*.
ZRMO und ZRMO (ANT1SKPTIC)
soap, two refined preparations will
bIto you alien quick relief that you will
loot like .1 now person.
Wo give you three reason* why wo
recommend ami endorse ZRMO ami
ZRMO SOAP for all skin ami ncalp
eruption*.
1st. They an- clean, srlentltle prepara?
tions Unit give universal aatMacUon and
are pleannl mid agreeable to use at ill
times.
?iifi. They are not experiment*, but
are proven enn-h for every form Of skin
or scalp aJTeotlona, whether on infant* or
grow a perilous.
3rd. They work on a new principle.
, They do not glace over the surface, hut
they peMtrate to the seat of the trouble
: and draw the gern] life from underneath
' the ?kiii and 'destroy it. In this way a
I oomplete euro i? effected in any >:?c of
SKIN oil Si'Al.P ERUPTION.
Kndorsed and sold by the Kelly Drug
Co., IIIk Stone (lap. and the tntermoilt
Drug <o, Appalaenla.
50 COAL MINERS WANTED
2.1 miners and families
wanted at once at Suther?
land Coal and Coke Com?
pany. Good coal and steady
work, good wages, comfort?
able houses ami good church
and school facilities.
Address,
Sutherland Coal & Cckc Co.,
IiOKI HKSTUK, VA.
25 good miners also want?
ed at the plant of the Wise
Coal and Coke Company.
Apply.
WUc Coil 4 Coke Co.,
41-41 DOROHBSTBR, VA,
C. R. McCORKLE,
Attorney at Law,
APPAL ACH I A, VA.
MEAT MARKET,
Fresh Meats, all Kinds
B utter Eprgs, Chickens, Swift's Choice Ham; Break?
fast Bacon, Sausage, and Oysters, etc.
Give mo Your trade.
J. W. ROBINETT,
New Phone No. 6.
In Front nl Monte Vista Hotel and at I.. & N. Depot.
Big Stone (jap. Virginia.
You Save Money by Spend?
ing Your Money at Wolfe's.
I have just recVived a large, complete line ?l
SHOES
for men, women and Children,
Fall and Winter Dress Goods,
Men's and Boys' Clothing.
Big line of Notions,
U nclerwear,
Hose.
I cordially invite your inspection of these
goods and solicit your trade, promising full
value consistent with price.
D. C. WOLFE,
Big Stone Gap, Va.
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BueMen's Arnica Salve
The Best SalvR In The World.
Bankrupt Sale.
Is* tub United Static* District Godbi
roM thkWehtkb? District ok Vik
OIN1A.
In the matter of >
Bankrupt, j
NOTICE OP SALK.
I'ursuunt to ?!i order of the Hrfen e
tho lion. I), v. Bailey, the underaigncd
Trustee In the above matter will, 00
Saturday, November 18. 1911, at 10
sell at public auotlon tor rash in hand on
?lay of wir the follow inj- properly, to-? it
first The undivided one-half Intereel
of tho Raid t:. S. Hate in a saw mill no a
located on tho lot of 11. F. Vcnable In
town of AppalaobU, the said II. K. Vena
( ble owning tho other interest in tho said
saw mill.
Second: The house and lut belonging
to said Bankrupt, being lot S3, btpek 3
I plat U In the town of Appalaehia The
, said hon?, and lot will bo started at ?7W
Ising the upset bid of Augustus Wright
i <mipaiiy
Dr.King'sNewLifePIU.'i
Tho best in tho world.
0. 8, Halo.
In Bankruptcy
\V. B. M itiiews. Trustee
for C. S. Halo, Bankrupt

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