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* * man looks who wears the clothes made by 1 I art SiHAIIM K & Marx and sold by us; We're doing; a good tiling in dressing men like this: were serving the real interests ?I our town by it. Von ?um mi, Ii i !>.Iii.- ..ml we want you t,, have tin in Suits *ao to <;,o. Overcoats $18 to 135. C. S. CARTER 'I'hla store I? tin home Hart s, balfhei i\ Mai v ololhi n INTERSTATE railroad co. Vs. Norfolk & Western Rail? way Co. and Louisville & Nashville Railroad Company. (Special < V>rrcap<inrlcnt. i Richmond, Va . Dec omher (I. ?The evidence hi the above case, ponding before the state Corporation Commission was finished today, ohd thereupon the question tiroBO us to time to be afloweil for oral argument and, also, as tu whether counsel desired to tile briefs, and after seme discussion it was finally agreed to submit the case to the commission without either argument or briefs, ami (be commission r< tired, ami after about twenty minutes returned, and Judge L'reiitiss, chairman of the Commission, delivered an oral opinion deciding all the points in the ease for the Inter state Railroad company, hold ing in briof that an essential public convenience required that the Interstate should bUild its depot on the south side of Purk avenue, near the depot of the Norfolk & Western, and should likewise extend its rail? road through the town to a con neotiou with the Wise Ter? minal, and thai ii? property which it in seeking to take from the Norfolk & Westum Rail wny Company for these pur poses was not essential to tho purposes of tho Norfolk 00 West ern Railway Company or the Louisville iV Nashville Railroad Company. Counsel for the defendants asked that the execution of the order be suspended for sixty days, in order that they might have time to appeal lo the Su? preme COUrl of Appeals, and this was done. If tho case is taken to the Court of Appeals it will mil be finally decided Until m xt JuhO Or later. This will, of course, necessarily do lay the work of building the depot, etc.. as nothing call be done until after a final decision. DEAD IN A PIT. Edward Glenn, Well Known Hall Player, Found Dead In Lud low. Edward Glonn, aged 37, well known baseball player, was found dead in a drop pit at the Queen & Orescent Railroad shops at 6:16 yostorday morn ing with his skull crushed. While the exact manner of his death is not known, it is s..p > posed that w hile leaving the shop after working hours Wed nesday night be fell into the pit. Which is about IG feet deep and constructed of concrete. His body was found early yes. terday by workmen Glotin was a well knoWn b ill player, having played in the Eastern, Southern and Virginia . Leagues, and was at one inn.' a I member of the Chicago Nation tils. While playing with the Mi mphls team at Jackson, Tenn . he accidentally fell front a window in a hotel and broke his collar bone, ,-ifter which he never again played with the 1 big leaguers. I'ottlio past few years he had played with dif? ferent teams in the Slue Grass League. He was single and lived with his parents on Ash street, Lud low, Ky. The body was taken to Allison ,V Vale's nndertak ing establishment in Coving ton, where it was prepared to I be taken home. The funeral will take place Saturdin morn? ing at !'o'clock fiopi St. James Church, Ludlow, LVv. Father I Thomas Kehot) oflioititihg Cinciutiat i Empiiri 1 Mr. Glenn was well known in the Gap, being a member of the Hig Stun., t lap baseball team during the R?mmer of 10071 GOOD NEWS. It should be good news to those who have boon importun? ing the mating, t of tin- local plaj house to get something good in tho ? ii) of attraction* to know that a production of the great play. "THICLMA" ha? been arranged for and is is t,. be hoped that the public will ? bow its appreciation by giving the company the patronage il merits Ai Auditorium Fkioay Nicm 1, Dkckmhkk ISth. Chiirch Bazaar. . The ladies of the KpiSCOpal Guild will hold a biizaui this afternoon iVVednosday) 111 the 1 lobby of the Mont, Vista Tho usual pleasing varioty.of fancy work ami useful articles i will tie offered for sale. The Junior Auxiliary will have a special table of attrac? tively dressed dolls' clothing and delicious liome-made candy I for sale. No, 987?. Report ol the Condition OP The First National Bant o( Appalachia, M Appalachia, in the Slate ol Virginia, at the close ot business December 5. toil. RESOURCES Loans and Discounts $887,168.201 IT. 8. Howls to secure circu lation . 00,000.00 Premium on U. 8, It.I- IH 00 Bonds Securities, etc l 016 00 Banking bouse, Furniture, and Fixtures ... 8,474.031 Due from National Hanks (not reserve agents ?'? l ,089.00 | I ?it,- from approved Itcscrve Agents 20,570.081 < Ihccks and other Cash Items G80 RS Notes of other National Hanks 880 | Fractional Paper Currency, Nickels and Cents 117.0? Specie . . ..?tll.OOp IS* l.egat-temler not, ? 8,08000 18,780.18 Due ft.I s Treasurer 3,500 001 Total 14011,814.03 LIABILITIES. Capita) st". v. paid in . f 50,000.00 Surplus fund 85,000,0(1 Undivided Profils, Ii as \'.\\" ii sos and Taxes Paid l?,370 fill National llnilk Notes out? standing 50,000.001 Individual deposits snbjccl to Tin? certificates of dcivosit 87.675.00 StATK tit Vlrini.ma, County of Wise libove-nauicd bank, do solemnly ?Wen that the above statement isfrufltoih best of mv knowledge and belief, ? A. It. Weed, r. \ and Sworn t,> hole Dil expires Fehl Statement ol the 1-inaucinl Condition THE PEOPLES BANK OF APPALACHIA I in.aled .it Anpalaclii.i, in the Count) ol Wise, State til Virginia, i?i the close ot business, lice. S. 1911. made to the State Corporation Commission. RESOURCES. LIABILITIE i financial condition of the Peoples of Appalsohut, tne loci.i si Ap; iiia. in the County of Wis<, Staio of i> of December. 1011, io the best ??! howl, dye and belief K i Mai sol a Caahlei M D. ( oilier. ' Directors li It, Parker, \ of \' iinns11. i onntj ,,f \\ ise. irri to ami subscribed before mo b) Mainous, Cashier, this I Ith day of f]fcOii<iK Moiiios, S'ol irj Public, 1014 Free! Free! Free! Beautiful Chirm 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. 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 da\- or two with many useful and beautiful presents. JEWELRY Examine our beautiful line of Jewelry and novelties, in Bracelets, Necklaces, Lockets, Pin Sets, Cull Buttons. Belt CUT GLASS We Have just received a 1 merit of cut ^lass. You should make your seit while the stock is complete. Handkerchiefs Hand Bags A big assortment of Xmas In all the newest styles, handkerchiefs just received. from 50c to $7.50 Collars an< A big Jvariet from. TOYS AND DOLLS A big line of Toys for the Children. Ladies Kid Gloves Silk Hose Aiwa v: Many useful articles to select from such as Umhn ies, Suit Cases, Table Linens, Napkins, Centt FULLER BROTHERS, BIG STONE GAP, VA. Statemeut ol the Financial Condition Interstate Finance & Trust Co. Located at l.i.: Stone tup. in the Count) nf Wise, Slate ol Virginin, at Hie close ol business, Dec. 6. I VI I. made tn the State Corporation Commission, RESOURCES. - ?or current y 1,01-S.Oo \otos (Juaranteed in S.-.n.oo LIABILITIES Capital Stock paid in Surplus fund Undivided profits, lesaamoun paid for interest, cxprli tn.lividuai deposits I'rinio certificates of detsislt Certified checks Caslilorchecks outstanding Notes and lulls re-dlscduirted Contingent Liability Total, ?971,810.101 I, It. 1". Hamm. Cashier, do solemn I\y swear that the above is a truo slate-1 n.cut of the financial condition of the in? terstate Pittance and Trust Company, lo *ted at Rig Stone Gap in the County of] Wise. State of Virginia, at the close of| business on the Mh day of December, TOIL to the beat of my knowledge and j I iK-licf. II p Ua?hoh, Cashier I CoRRKI r- Attest: It T Ikvisi:, i W T. ?4Ritu.o?'., - DIrect? O, 8, Cautvu, I jst in; ok VinoixiA, County of \\ lie, Sworn to and aubaoribed .before tuu by I K P. Barren, Cashier, this 19th day of| December, ion lll'oii II. Slump, Notary Public. My Comtniaaloi) cipitcs .Inly s'Tth, IUP.'. THE GREAT PIANO CONTEST GIVEN BY THE Kelly Drug Company and The Big Stone Gap Post. Standing of Candidates December 12, 1911. ? ? i Miss Margaret l'ettil, Big Stone dap, Va Mlgs Battle Bruce, Big Btone Gap, Vh Mi?s Georgia Bout vrlck, Big Btooo Gap, Va : Mrs. B A llalloy, Big Stone Gap, Va;.,. .Mi-? Pearl Manu, IMg Steine '.*i>, V? Miss S;ir.?li Cochrah, Iii? Stum- (lap, Va. Silas Margaret Martin, JoiieavUie, Va. Mtsa Thelnia Baker, itig Stone Clap, Va Mih- N'etno Vineyard hig Stone Gap, Va Mis .1?; n. -t.it. Big HtoneGaji, Va Mr?. k i Taylor, BlgStono Gap, Va Mis II K i aggarl, Kookee, Va. MIsh Nettie K. Senler, VppaluchUj Va Mi...s Kittic < oilier. Stoncga Va Mis- Chriatlc Jonen, Baal Stone Gap, Vn Mian IxiuUe QoodlOe, Big Stooo Gap, Va Mrs. I'. D, Akens. Cadet, Va. Miss franco* tang, Big StonoGap, Vu Mi? B. bc<. .. w ad... Big Stone Gap, V? Miss Haute Willis Big Btone Gap, Va. Mi-s Flora Wygal, Dryden, Va. Miss Kvelyn Blebinoud, Kwlng, W Mis* Wive Ueradon, Dryden, V?. Miaa M itlle Polly, Appalaohla, V?. Mis 1' II. Barron, Big Stone dap, Vi. Mlu Mollsaa Myera, Big Btone Gap, V*. Miss l>evada Reaaor, Olinger, Va Mlu Mablo Barker, Oltngor, Va. Miss Mariam Taylor, Big st.-m- Gap, Vi Miss Kuliy Ktanary, sioneg.-., V?. Dr. C. E. CREEAR. Dentist, Big Stone Gap, Virginia Ofrii o in Polly Building. ?rriCK lit-.rn> ? 0 In 18; 1 to .V C. R. McCORKLE. Attorney at Law, APPALACHIA, VA. A. C. ANDERSON, ATTORNEY AT LAW. roily HuiMiiiK BIk Stone Gap, Virginia Notary Public DR. G. M. PEAVLER, Trent? DlMMM of the Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat, BRISTOL. TENN. Will bo In Applaachia Third Friday In Each Month.