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cngagcd, but of the nature of hte-efTnrts I" make h siie.ci ed And while you are kindly do ing your Christmas shopping curly, remember that it will help mill more if you do your Christmas buying carl.,-. Everybody hopes that Mr. Bryiih wfill suffer no harm from that shipwreck lie is needed to criticise tin- rest of us and keep us in our proper places Approximately $2,000,0 10 an to be expended by the Virginian Railway Company, Immediate? ly, for additional locomotives, increase of trackage along the line where needed, and tie' COOl pletioU of the shops at Prince ton. The agricultural interests o( foreign countries buy nearly $100,000,00(1 ?Vorth of American manufactures anil other prod? ucts for use in cultivating the soil, while about worth of foreigu products an' annually imported iuto the United Stales for use upon American farms President Tuft's re-election is to be opposed by business men because lie has disturbed busi? ness; by retail merchants be? cause ho| favors a parcel post; by the ultimate consumer bo cause of the tariff, and still othors just because i ?i hi > ^ isi . bis chances riexi ycai ?>i>? ex? cellent. When we of this Rent ion of the country, rend of the havoc played by storms in other sei tt?ns, resulting in the loss of millions of dollars and bun ?Ireds of In.-;-, how thankful we should feel for bur mbun tains. They stand as u burriei against the approach of the elements Ol nature that stand for destruction and death. The eoiiiitn s ci mi using tin Ninth Congressional lM-triei wer?> represented in the lust leg? islature by fout Republican Senators, seven Republican and four Democratic members in the Houseiif Delegates. In tin next legislature the Ninth Dis? trict will have two Republican and two Democratic Senators, and seven Democrats und four Republicans in the lit.use of Delegates.. N? ? rt<? 11 News ums. Other refreshments, con ! Bistiug of a delicious salad course, sherbet, cake, huts and I bonbons were mm veil by the ' hostest), assisted ti\ Mihs.-s Mar? garet l'ettit. Louise i loodloe and Ruth Prescoti Those assisting Mrs, G?odloe were Mrs, L. I >, Pettit, Mrs B T. Irvine,M r-. II. K Vox, Mis. K. B. Alsover. Mrs. < His Moils ;or, mrs. \V. (i. Painter, Misses Marguerite Goodloo, Louise. | Good loo i Ruth PreSoptt and , Margaret Pettit. Thanksgiving Dinner. Rev. and Mrs J. B..I raft in vited a number of their friends to share their Thanksgiving turkey?a Scott county bird, by the way. from Rev, Craft's farm in Scott, which also fni nlshed the bird for anoi to i min? ister's Thanksgiving dinner, that of Dr. .lohn .1 Lloyd, Ui c I tor of Christ church. I'll,' guesls at the Baptist par souuge included Misses Hunter T'atum, Adelaide Kverett, fc'lorn Carter, and Mr. Ilarrv Uilliam, of this place, and Prof. Wolfe, of I)unganiion-ou-tbe-l Hindi. The menu \\ as typical of vvlin Mrs Crnfl is able to accomplish iii tbe lim of a dinner, which clients regretted only thoir ind item tlierdon. German at Collier Hall. The Gorman club gave nnoth or very delightful German ui the Collier Hall Thanksgiving evening ? : til Mi Ii i:!, \! \ , '.< I 1,1 ? ?ii 1: : ?? . ? I ? .v.l \! ? " M Iii M- Mi'tormtck ? Miss Lula Moore Entertains. Miss Lula Moore was the : popular hostess lit im it her do i lie ions Thanksgiving 'Miner at I her holm- on K |\ | > No. l, I near the V. ,V S. W . depot. Miss Moore's guests were Mr. ' and Mrs. R. | >. Baker and fhm i By, of this pi ice; Mr and Mrs. R. L MoLemoro and family, of WisOj Miss Matte- JotlCS, (if Wise, and Mr. Mackenzie, of ! Bristol. m? Birthday Party. ^?>ick Torliort celebrated 11 >? > Hiision of tin1 anniversary of nintli birthday in grand Hftto Saturday afternoon from PK< until four o'clock in the ^??tieri. suite of rooms it the BBuuine. ??'lie young people were de fHm'uilv entertained with SS: nnil other forms of Hju- imeut until four o'clock, Im Mrs Toi l" si rvc tl par ?Hilurlv good ico cream and ?9-k 's Sil i hday enke by nine small ad Ii s. lit. candies ami Sb, scot dinglj attractive plnce MB tlR ^?nd by a > onng Hum; In Philadel flat i, many ex Hmaii' stire ami in ?B i B lick H.it nt of a number prett] I HB ? ? nt'. Bi'ie li-.i of l hose pi esent ir. m I 'Mit t. Adelaide Pot tit. .1 u mi tri i fodloe, Hannah Alsover, Gor ibiiaiiil Btlward i Jo.id lue, Jnsj Piferaon, Frank Parks, K ilph Hcrshey and Bciyd t rawford, Jr. The very tender yt ol the last named youngster did not prevent him from having the "time of his life." Mr. and Mrs. R. D. Baker Entertain. Mr. ami Mrs. K. L Mel linn'.', "Thi' Twins," and Miss! Mattie Jones, all of Wise, were j the guests Of Mr. and Mrs. H ? 1 ?. Biiker at six o'clock ilinnei , Thanksgiving evening at tlieir delightful big bungalow on \V t il nilot te a venue. ! Free! Free! Free! Beautiful China Sets consisting of Cake or Fruit Set, Berry or Salad Set and In? dividual Dinner Set. These will be given to our customers absolutely Free. Come in and let us explain. Mutual Drug Company.j FULLERS' IS THE PLACE TO DO YOUR XMAS SHOPPING AND NOW IS THE TIME. Our beautiful lines of holiday goods are arriving and being opened for disylay daily. Our stock will be complete within a day or two with many useful and beautiful presents. JEWELRY CUT GLASS Examine our beautiful line of Jewelry ' WV have just received a Ian and novelties, in Bracelets, Necklaces, meiii of cut glass. Lockets, Piii Sets, C?fl Buttons, Belt You should make your selccti Pins, etc. while the stock is complete. Handkerchiefs A big assortment of X'nias handkerchiefs just received, Hand Bags from 50c to $7.50 Collars and Jabots TOYS AND DOLLS A big line of Toys for the Children. tdies Kid Gloves Furs and Muffs I Silk Hose nbrellas, Chil FULLER BROTHERS, BIG STONE GAP, VA. .: ,v ?; .'::V. -.. t:'.L"? -vs."-?'. ' .;'?c?sn^S8ffil8SK>CSkSKs^?--. ? ? IN CHAN) KU> ? , 'onn, docorljiy ?iat the bond required ? rendered m Hniil eatine on U.i- 3|? l?y of Now mhci. IV1!. Im? iMHSli dilty s|vcti. Ofveu uttdi i my liatid as Clerk of Ate ?aiil Coiirl lliln tliu UOlh day ?>! No ( \ JOHNSON, Clerk DR. G. M. PEAVLER, Treats i>ison*os of tim Eye, Ear, Nuse and Throat, BRISTOL, TENN. \Viii bo in ?pplaaohia Third Friday in Bach Month, THE GREAT PIANO GONT GIVEN BY THE Kelly Drug Company and Big Stone Gap Post. St?ndirie of Candidates December 5, l? Mi!.--. MyVri; Big .-t.uio (?li|), V i Miriam Taylor. Sli. tlap, V Uuby I'luimrj , Sloncga, V i ; The Richmond Timos-Dis-] patch lias figured up thai the recent election shows the Ninth t ongirssional District to he Democratic. The Times-Dis patch is wrong, as usual. The facts aro that independent Re? publicans in large numbers vo? ted.for ilw Democratic candi Idatisnsa rebuke tu Slompism and the stnudpat policy of the Republican organization. Here in Wise county at l< nat 350 Ko publicans voted for the hide pcndenl candidates. If these Independent Republican ban >) Iii.11 es hud stood With tilt) Sh'tnj> machine it would have carried the county by a major? ity of from lifio to 800, It is clearly evident that John W Uhalkloy owes Iiis election largely to Republican voters who considered him to be the best man to send to the Hon.-e I of Delegates. The victory be? longs jointly to the Democrats and to the independent Kepul - I lieans.?Nortou News.