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Christmas HOLIDAY GOODS A Happ) New Y ear The Gift Makers Great Opportunity ?0urr Ncw and Beautiful Line ?LHoliday GoodSt fu"of CholCMt s?,ectio?-9 the Christmas Trade is Now Ready for the Inspection and Approval of All. USEFUL PRESENTS APPROPRIATE PRESENTS BEAUTIFUL PRESENTS Leather Goods Comprise Ladies' Itagn, I'urses, Hill folds. We have Kivr,. Hand Dag*, our spci.,1 attention and fir assortment from |1 up challenges any market Toilet Sets hi Sterling Silver, (Icrman Sil? ver, Fancy Wood*; Mahognn) In laid?an assortment tint i> liard to beat, I'rice* exceptionally loyr Ii , Mi? from tin- factory io you CHINA pattern* ?f the French, In! (Slve our table cblua a c lowest price IT yen m it,' .1 ionic for homo use this is the KODAKS Candy Stationery Hardly anything el so can !?? given in such 11 wide range of occasion* as our dainty Xmas Writing Paper Our 50i boxes o<nt you 7V and p.OOolsowhcre Perfumes Always appropriate and ai is always acceptable even other gi(\i may not W a gift ? here lecttug , iMll ' !sr!sl1" t nnplctc?frei il. .i very simple manor at 1 simple Dollar llrowiiie 10 the igt on and llu Brushes air llnishe* und Gh CUTLERY ,vket Knlvi t, Scissors Itatora, tllllctte Safety Itaxors and sharing Valuo not equaled elsewhere. hero Is pleasure in knowing that whatever you bIt* is the best?wo the famous Henkel line, made In' Solingen" Germany, They have li|M 1 Ifbl in qualify JEWELRY AND NOVELTIES U'tx giving, cut in cigars Manicure Sets lit leather cases and hov cases t'ini-li.-d In IVarl, Hone and Ktiony rtilyci >i\,l Clonnan su?,-, Itett Quality 500 votes on our Great Piano Offer with every dollar in purchases CUT GLASS. A larger assortment than Our Christmas Stock is Brimful of Practical, Useful, as well as Ornamc For the Ripht Present for the Right Person at the Ri?ht Pi in tins line. Look them over carefully lifts for every member of the Family /our Shopping at STORE. calls answered promp BRISTOL B??kko?plng Qiyy Highor AC??untl BUSINESS ^?Sb COLLEGE Tolbgraphy BRISTOL. TENN.-VA. LOCAL ITEMS. in town ouo iliiy lasi week. lt. K, McCoiinoll, n prominent business man (if Gute City, was in town last Saturday. Attorney K. M. Fulton, of Wise, wa> in tOWli last week on professional business. Uev. II. 0. Combs, of Rich rnond, preached in tho Chris? tian church at this place on last Sunday morning at 11 o'clock, Mr. find Mrs. II. X. ?ump, "f Khoxville, wore guests at the Monte Vista a few days the ICnoXVillo traveling man, spent Sunday in the Gap. Carey Dougherty, of Roda, sp. nt Sunday in town with rel? atives, tins VV. Lovoll, formerly n resident o( this place, was among the traveling men who came in to work the local trade Bihoe last issue. D. H; Skeen, of Nora, was a visitor in the Gap Sunday; "Wright's Health Under-1 wear," is right (the price) at Gorton's. 0. ?. Hyatt, of the Hyatt In surance Agency, Norton, wus among the business visitors in the < lap last week. W. W. Bickloy had the mis. fortune to slick a nail in his foot last Saturday, which "laid him up" for a few days. Kt >K SALE?Cut flowers ev. cry Saturday.?Kelly Orug Co. W. W. Nickels, wife and daughter. Miss Matlie, returned last week from LOS TunnoS, N. M., whore they have resided for several years. This was Mrs. Nickels' tirst trip to the tlap since going West. Corns t? Qoodloe Bros, store] Thursday, December 7tli, at Id o'clock, and buy y?ur Christ? mas gifts from tin- Baptist la until six o'clock. LUMBER?For anything you : want in oak, poplar or chestnut lumber, in hither Wagon loadsI oil Saturday from a very pleas daughter, Mrs, Bpears Wobator, trip to Stonegtl anil Osaka Sal I well, was ainong the profession? al men in town last week. C. F. Hagau, a prominent Bristol business man, was among the guests at tin- Monte Vista Hotel last week. ami F. O. Whitehead, of Nor? ton, were among those from nearby towns who "took" Thanksgiving dinner at the .Monte Vista. Horse Shoo brand shoes win! blue ribbon and gold mcdul. highest award Appalachian Ex position. Men's, women's. Mis sess' and boys' can be bough*.I at Morton's next Saturday. Creed Kelly was a back home visitor Thanksgiving from Blacksburg, where he is attends I ing school. Mr. and Mrs. B. T. Carter ar? rived Thursday evening, and are occupying their pretty home j near I he t 'ollege. ?G?tO City Herald. Fx-Sheriff 0; W, Carter ami; Mrs. 0. S. Carter returned to Big Stone Qap Sunday evening, after a visit in town.?Goto] City Herald. Mr. and Mrs. J. VV. Bryant, of Utah, are sending their many friends interesting little an? nouncements of the birth "t a daughter, Miss Josephine Bry? ant, on November 18th. Mrs. , Bryant will he most pleasantly remembered as .Miss Kdna Mann, one of Big Stone tiap's most charming girls. ''Madeleine" Poudre tie Bist Comes in tlesh, white and brun nette. This powder is of a quali ity ivhic.li may perhaps be equaled, but cannot be surpass? ed.? Kelly Drug Company, Sob: Agents. K. D. Kitts, of the Kitts In? surance Agency, and V,'. II. Heller were among the Norton visitors to the (lap Friday. returned from Kurl Russell, tinned for three years with tlift standing arhiy, left last week cepteil u position. ? fielen Hue, pf Wayneaboroi j tol; ? I. and Until Huntington, of Norwibh, Conn.; traveling! missionary workers; spent l>'ri j day in town, enroute to Kantern I Kentucky, in the interest of their calling. washing of dirty political linen will be in ilia count) of Leu; whose fame has gone abroad an being a rival of Adams county, We would suggest that before holiday and Christmas goods that you give our advertisers a chance. Their lines are very complete and especially attrac? tive m price and quality, Martha Washington Candies. Kelly I linn Cb.'j Sole Agent-.. .Miss Carrie Hnrtspck.of Cob: burn, spent part of last week ini the Uap visiting Mr. and M i - VV, Buker. Miss littrtSock formerly lived in the Qup. Mrs J, II. Smith and sisiei , Mi - Cluru McCorklo, of Kich-j lauds, spent the week-end visit? ing Mr. and Mrs. M. R. Mc? Corklo, at this place, and their! father, M. (J. McCorkte, who is j making commendable progress 10 leg.lining ins strength since hi-- recent operation. l>r. and Mrs. (i. (.'. I lilmei moved to town l ist, week from Turkey Cove, where they spent the summer und fall on their farm. VY Ifii fSaxton and wife have rented rooms in the Polly build? ing, where they will do light housekeeping. Miss E. Q, Winfreo has mov? ed down from imboden Hill, and is boarding at Judge ami Mrs. 11. A. W. Skeen's. ' Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Matheson came in Monday night, and are at home with Mrs. J. 1*. Wolfe, on Imboden II ill. Kymbric, .Nut Axminster, Caudahar, and Rose Ruge27x64 to 'Mx72 are now offered by Horton so low that it will make you think of Canadian recipro? city; I itov. Dr. Gilmor, of the Pros by turiuh Church, will preach in the Baptist Church next Sun? day at 7:'U> p. in. No preaching service Ut that church in the preach at Gate City Saturday night ami Sunday morning. Family Reunion. Mr. niitl Mrs .1. V. Wolfe will' have u family reunion during the Christmas holidays for the first time in seven or eight years. Rufus, Folk and Willie will he a! homo ufter the 20th of the month. We make struct dresses for ladies.? (loodloC Bros. It is reported that the coal mines' pi the Empire Coal I loir porution, located on tin- Clinch \ alley, are to be opened up and operate.1 by the icceivers, MeS sis. UaruaWay and Morison.l l ie' run.p.my's mines have been closed for several months; due I to financial difficulties biought on by large expenditures fol? lowed by a weak market lor the product.?i.iruham Banner. George E Roebuck's "'Beat? rice of the Cumberland's," which wtid tu have given a per? formance at the School Audi torlum on Thanksgiving night, the eng Igemcnt being cancelled because ol unavoidable absence of some of the members of the company, who left for their homes aller the performance given at Norton on Nov. 20th. Thanksgiving Dinner. Misses i ifiir-;i;i and Minne? sota Bostwick gave u delightful dinner ein Thanksgiving day at Ihi'ir home "ii tlilly avenue Those who enjoyed the hoai pitalily of these popular young Indies wert* Misses Florence Oooke and Hatiie Bruce, Mes sis Can- H. Hntoher, II. L. ttuiniiiingS and ,1 W. (laut. livery i lung tliut go.es to make LADIES, NOTICK! Have i tuilpi -made Buit. Son ! the lliio. Kvory suit guaranteed 1 loooboi; BkoTitBits. Mrs. John Fox, Jr., To Write.; The following extract is from an article in a Richmond ex-] change; commenting on Mrs. ; .lohn Fox . .1 r.: ?Mi-; l'nt/i Schelf, the Vionosso beauty and greatest of ill ci onic opera singers, is not! content with her triumph in t he reitItn of song. Miss Schelf as? pires to ho a novelist. She wants to write a hook. Possi? bly the desire conies from the fact that lo r husband is John Fox, Jr., the celebrated novel? ist and author. Miss Schelf has confided to several of her per? sonal friends that she has ideas foi novels; but she cannot un? derstand how oie-can have the pationce to Bit down and write Thanksgiving Service. The Thanksgiving service at the Baptist church was well at? tended this; your, and a repre? sentative congregation greatly enjoyed Rdv. Sutherland's ex? cellent sermon and the good music very much. Harry M. Smythe, a prom? inent newspaper man and for man) years ? ditor of the Pocn hontas Headlight, was in town Monday ami gave us a pleasant call. Mr. Smythe is preparing to start the Cumin-riant! Pro? gressive, which will make its appearance at Appalachiu early in January. W. 11 Poll) moved into bis fine new resilience on ShawiirHil avenue this week. Mr. and Mrs. J. ?. Nesbit are the proud parents of a (ino son, born on Monday of this week. j Just received all import ship j inent of ?'Madeleine" Rico Tow del from A. Bourgois ?Sc Co., of Paris, Ladies appreciating a good complexion will do well to iuse this exquisite powder.? Kelly Drug Co., Sole Agents. Your Christ? mas List Should contain a number of magazine subscriptions You can buy absolutely nothing for the same money that will give half i he pleasure to the recipi ifiit that u year's subscription i a ;.n i>i ite mngazinu will give. We represent all the leading newspapers as well as maga? zines. Mus Itoirr. I>. Monitr son's M agazino Subscription Agonoy. 50 COAL MINERS WANTED 26 miners and families wanted at once at Suther? land t'oal and Coke Com? pany, t inod coal and steady work, good wage's, comfort? able house.-, and good church and school facilities. Address, Snlberlaod Conl & Coke Co., dokche9tbr, v.v. J.'i guild miners also want? ed at the plant of the Wise t Ion I and (loke (lompauy. Apply, Wise Coal * Coke Co.. ti ll nOKOIIKSTBK, v.v. NOTICE. I'oJ ii Sinali Vmi im- herab; notified that the under ilghod win apply t<> tin-1 llork of the ctr uuit < ourl for iYleo County four niontha after tin' date of thl? notice for a deed qonreylug to mo hot I t. Illock 23, i'lat 1. In.the town of Iii? si. (lap, Wise t 'utility. Virginia, tliu ?ante belog par obaaed by me for tlelioqucnt tax en due thereon, at the talo I?v It t*. Itarron, Treaaurer, on the itli d.iy of J.muary. 1000, for the aum of f 1.4I> .or taxes duo tho sittd town for the your 11106, which --Aii] Int itood in your name on the ('otn oalaatonora bookeal kaid dato, Iteapootfully, w s M criiKw ??. December S, IU11. Dr. C. E. CREEAR, Dentist, Big Stone Gap, - Virginia. i Ifflce in Polly Building. OrrtCK lloin?i to r.>: i toft, A. C. ANDERSON, ATTORNEY AT LAW. folly Ituilding Big Stono Gap, Virginia. Notary Public. C. R. McCORKLE. Attorney at Law, APPAL AC HI A, VA.