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Christmas HOLIDAY GOODS A I lappy New Y ear The Gift Makers Great Opportunity Our New and Beautiful Line of Holiday Goods, full of Choicest Selections for the Christmas Trade is Now Ready for the Inspection and Approval of All. USEFUL PRESENTS APPROPRIATE PRESENTS BEAUTIFUL PRESENTS Leather Goods Comprise Ladies' Ua>t* I'utvea, Ulli KnWU We have given Band Haus nur ipeol il attention an?! our assortment ir-m. fl up challenge* any tti.irkt't Toilet Sets In Sterling Silver. German sil? ver, Fancy Wooda, Mahogany, In? laid?an assortment that is hard to beat I'rloea exceptionally low. It cornea from the factory to you. CHINA Call and see our t'hina whether you buy or not. Study the exquisite Isattcrns of tin- Kreuch, Kalian*, ticrinans and Austrian.* Give our tahte chins u careful examination- Always the beat?at the lowest pi ice. If you make a .if China this i* the place if you need tome for home use thia ia the place. Stationery lUrdly anything elsecau Im? given in sueli a wnie range ofoocaatODj a* our dainty Xmaa Writing Paper Our ROc l>o\e* coat you 78? and M 00 elsewhere. Perfumes Always appropriate and s* a gift i? alway* acceptable even where olhcr Kits may uot lie KODAKS Selecting your Christmas Kodak la a very simple nutter st our atore. Our (look ia complete?from the simple Hollar llrownle to the most ex pensive Special Kodak. Photo Albums In new style* and design*. Sei-our Kastiu.ui calendars. Candy < lur Xnias line we have not as yet en display Wail until One week before Xmai, and then the choicest of Martha Washington an.I Ituylera ill the latest ami in .-I approved boxes will be ready for you. Post Cards. Booklets M ike your selection from the best line in Town Don't fall to send i Card loyoui distant friends CUTLERY I'd kol Knives, s, iaxora llacora, Gillette Safety Itakora ami Shaving Seta. Value not equaled elsewhere. There i? pleasure in know in^ thai whatever you give i? the tx-st ?we carry the famous Henket line, made iir Sillnccn' Herman)' They ham no competitor in quality. Brushes Hair Brushes ami Cloth Uruabee >f every description. Nobby art* of Military Brushes. Fountain Pens Haven't yen a friend who has need of a Kountaln Pen? Send therrt one from our alook and save fin per cent. JEWELRY AND NOVELTIES i iur Jowelry Department can lake care "t" youi wants belter, thaii <*wi Watches from i\ no to 175,00 Kluc,s, Bracelets, Oufl and Collar Buttons, Chains Necklaces, Helt I'ins. Brooches- ever) article guaranteed and prices right. Splendid assortment of little things in Novelties Kverythlng up-to date Cigars Special ilxed l*.\rs for gift giving. Ladles who hive a present In clears in mind should buy at ..ur eTatl?a?l Stand Cortes iiid lixborl agency here Manicure Sets In leather ease* mid box c Flubbed in Pearl, Uone ami K.l Silver and Herman Silver. Quality 500 votes on our Great Piano Offer with every dollar in purchases CUT GLASS. A larger assortment than ever. We have some rare values in this line. Look them over carefully Our Christmas Stock is Brimful of Practical, Useful, as well as Ornamental Gifts for every member of the Family For the Right Present for the Right Person at the Right Price do Your Shopping at STORE. Gilmer &. Baker, lyslclnn? ami Stirgoons. bis Ston? Uiip, VlrKlnln. i calls anawtirod promptly. BRISTOL Bookkooplng Q YY Hlghor Accounting Diiciurcc Shorthand tlUollltoo Typewriting COLLEGE Tologrnphy BRISTOL. TENN.-VA. LOCAL ITEMS. N. K. Felt a wan hero from Kookoo Saturday. Bi Pi Dixon and .). C. Bur? nett, of St. Charles, spent Sun? day in the (lap with friends. H. S. Graham,of Norton, wits a business visitor In the (Jap Friday. Hugh Baton, a popular Bris? tol traveling salesman, was in town last weok. H. M. Gump was among the Kn?xville traveling men in town last weok. B, S. Armstrong, of Knox ville, was a guest at tbo Monte Vista one day last week. Joe A. Shaw, of Huntington, W. Va., was among the guests registered at the Monte Vista last Thursday. ??Madeleine" Poudro do Hi/, comes in flesh, white and brun netto. This powder is of a qual? ity which may perhaps be equaled, but cannot he surpass? ed.?Kelly Drug Company, Sole Agents, Jake Bow ley, of the Bow ley Darst Goal Company, Bristol, was a business visitor in the (lap Thuasday. J, A. Stone, of Bristol, was in town last week. Karl L. Kregloo, salesman for a Roanoke firm, was doing business in the Gap since our last issue Harry Cox left Saturday for Pontiac, Mch., where he was called on account of tho death of Mrs Cox's mother, Mrs. Sageman. J. T, Morgan, of Bluofield, was a business visitor to the Gap last week. N. L. and G. R. Kelly, of Salem, were among the guests registered at the Monte Vista Thursday. "Wright's Health Under? wear," is right (the price) at Horton's Attorney A. K. Mor'son came 1 in Saturday night from Jonos Iville, when he has been attend? ing Court. W. (!. Cautts came over from Harlan, Ky.* to spend Sunday ; with homufolks. Mr. CouttB has oontracts at Harlan that will I keep him there several months. ' J. W. UuhIi spent Sunday with friends in Bristol. Kymbric, Nier Axminstor, i Oanddhar, and Roso Buge 27x64 to ;ii!x72 aro now offered by j Horton so low that it will make you think of Canadian recipro-1 city. Mr. and Mrs. T. B. Ely, of Jonesvtllo, were in town Satur? day. F. M. Macdonald was here from Wise last week. A "htlhg" jury was the ro sult in the case of Hyatt Slemp, who was tried at Jonosvillel last week for the killing of! Cleveland Litton in Leo county I several mouths ago. M'ss Grace Wolfe, who is al? ien,ling Sutlins College, at Bris? tol, will come in this week to I spend Christmas, and will Ill ing with her as her guests some of 1km- student friends. 1'. F. CouttB, manager of tho Norton Heating & Plumbing i ompnny, spent Sunday in the (lap with relatives. R. F. McConnell, of Gate City, spent part of last week in Big Stone (lap. Poudre de Riz "Madeleine" is appreciated by every lady. It does not hurt your complexion. ?Kelly Drug Co., Sole Agents. 1). Tucker Brown, of Tu/.e well, a popular civil engineer engaged in public highway wor!: in Tazewell county, was a visitor to tho Gup lust week. Dolphus Wysor,of Kichlands, was a business visitor to tho Gap last week. .1. M. Goodloe was on the sick list a few days last week. Hon. 1). F. Bailey, of BriBtol, referee in bankruptcy, was in town last Friday on profession? al business. F.. V. Scott, of F.mory, was here Thursday. John Bullitt Chalkloy cele? brated tho anniversary of his third birthday on the 1.1th, with a dinner and stacks of new toys from admiring friends ami relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Fred II. Tay? lor and little son, of Chicago, have been guests at the Mo.ite Vista for the past week. W. N. Foster, salesman for tli<> Middloaboro Lumbor Co., of Middlesboro, Ky., was a busi? ness visitor in tli" (lap Monday. (). W. Rodenhizer, of Sto noga, was a business visitor in the Clap Monday. Miss Chrissio Tuckor, of this placo, has accepted a position as olork with Dr. /,. F. Smith ?Nr Company, at Appalachia. Mrs. T. T. Tucker visited bor I daughter,' Mrs. Tom Fruott, at Appalachia, Sunday. Mrs. lt. H, Bruce returned Saturday night from Wise,! where she spent last week. Miss Mary Mowbray, of Ora ! ham, spent Saturday and Sun day io the (lap visiting her! brother; T. K. Mowbray. Carlsyle Skoen came in from the University of Virginia Sun? day night to spend Christmas' with horaefolks. Attorney K. T. Carter, of! Gute City, was in town Monday j on legal business. Mrs. Guy hi. Taylor, of Clint-; wood, has returned homo after a visit with her husband's par? ents, Captain and Mrs. Henry Taylor. A letter received Monday by i relatives, from Paul .lessee, an? nounces that he is recovering from an attack of heart trouble, j suffered about two weeks ago, while he was at work in the Los Angles shops of the Salt Lake Railroad. Crockett Hamiden has shown ! quite commendable skill in the! very attractive arrangement of I candy, fruits, etc., in the win? dows of the grocery department of Hamiden Brothers" store, on East Fifth streot. Miss Mayne Perry is planning I to spend Christmas week with a former schoolmate, Mrs. N. D. Kirkpatriek, in Johnson City, Tenn. Mrs. F. L. Morton, of Sto nega, was shopping in town 1 last week. i Mr. and Mrs. L. R. Perry will j have a family reunion Christ I mas Day. Just received an import ship-1 ment of "Madeleine" Rice Pow der from A. Bourgois & Co., of! Paris. Ladies appreciating a] good complexion will do well to use this exquisite powder.? Kelly Drug Co., Solo Agents. Hirsch's "Goodies," Chili Sauce, Selected Queen, Potted and Stutfed Olives, Catsup and Ketchup, Salad Dressing, Mix? ed Sweet Pickles, Prepared Mustard and Horse Raddish, at Gorton's. Lady of several years' ex perienoe desires position as Stenographer; Address, "\V," care The Big Stone Gap Post. .1. It. Stcrrott, of Big Stone Gap, Vn . is a visitor in Bristol. ? Bristol News. J, M. McLemoro, who is at? tending the law school at the University of Virginia, was in. town Saturday, enroute to his home at Wise, where he will spend the holidays with home folks. Attorney C. 11. Pattoson, of Norton, was in town last Th?rs-1 day on professional business. Attorney S. II. Sutherland, of j Olintwood, was among tho pro fessional men in town last week. ,1. M; McLemore, a student at the University of Virginia, I came in Saturday to spend the holidays in his old "stamping grounds." The Kelly Drug Company has issued a very attractive 1912 calendar that is being.distrib? uted to their customers via card system to insure their delivery into proper bands. The lailies of tho Kpiscopal Guild ch ared quite a neat little ? sum from their sale in the lob? by of the Monte Vista Wednes? day. Every thing was sold out | long before closing time. Misses Mary Bunn, Virginia! Beverlcy, Kate Hrown, Mary Carnes and Gladys Wolfe will; bo at home during the week fori Christmas with homefolks. Don't fail to road "Our Re? minder" ad of the Nickels Gro cery 06. This firm established a grocery and meat business at the corner of Wyandotte avenue I and Bast Fifth street about two! mouths ago, and have bttil' up| a splendid business since Open-1 ing. Oluyburn, little son of Mr. Mrs. Q. II. Thomas, will leave this wVek for Winchester, Ky.,j where ho will spend Christmas, with relatives. James and Harry Cox spent part of last week at Delldale repairing a boiler for the Stone Mountain Lumber Company. Harve Bryant has on exhibi? tion at his store for several days somewhat of a curiosity for this season of the year, in the form of a live garter snake, which was caught foraging near the furnace last week by James Masters, while hunting. J. W. Willis has bought out tho meat shop opposite the Monte Vista Hotel, which was formerly run by J. W. Robinett. J. W; Robinetl is out, after a month's siege of pneumonia! .) ('. Fuller, n member of the| local firm of Fuller Bros., ami who ilocated at KtlOXVillo, Teriri . where he is interested in t lie tit m of the Karris, Kuller Crenahaw Company, wholeanle white goods nDtl ladies' wear, which opened for business last month, Hpetil Friday and Satur? day here with his brothers. I l>r. N. I. Ardan, physician forlhe Stonegn Coke & Coal Company at their Keokee plant, has, we learn, resigned his pe? tition, which was tilled most acceptably, and has gone to I Bristol, where he will open an1 utile? for public practice. The Foroign Missionary So? ciety (.f the Southern Methodist Church will meet with Miss Minnesota Hostwiek on Friday . afternoon at three o'clock. J. S. Johnson has moved his family from near Cadet to tnWn, and they occupy the S'eary property near the resi- j dem.f It. 1'. Barroii. Christmas exercises will be held by the Southern Methodist Sunday school Monday, Decotn lo-r 25th, at 7 ;i in. There will he an excellent program, con? sisting of songs, recitations and a Christinas tree. The public! is cordially invited, I). I-',. Allen came in from Harlan, Ky., Saturday, where he has been doing abstract work, to spent! Sunday with homofolks. The Cox Brbthojrs1 Machine and Foundry Company have ordered new machinery to add to their already splendid equip-j meet. In the common phrase, this firm is ''making good," and j is getting a good business es? tablished. ('has Wassihan, of Jellico,I Tenn., was in town Thursday. ! W. J. Smith, the popular salesman of a Knoxville hard? ware firm, has been confined to his room at the Monte Vista the past week with lagrippe. Carried over heating stoves at cost. See W. G. Coutts. LUMBER?For anything you want in oak, poplar or chestnut lumber, in either wagon loads or car loads, write K. G. Yeary & Co., Big Stone Gap, V'a. 61 Martha Washington Candies. ? Kelly Drug Co., Sole Agents. Mrs. 1). K. Orr joined her bus-1 band at the Gibson hospital, in Richmond, Ky., last week in response to a telegram saying that it has been found necessary to operate on Dr. Orr at once for a complication of diseases. WANTED Table l><>iir.l in pri? vate family. Address "X. Y. /.," Itox K. Big Stone < lap. Hygrin Coltoe, I, 3, and B lb. cans, at 360, 33c and32o pot .lava rind Moclia in I II). cans, at l?c per Ib.. is tin1 beat in town, anil is only found at Mor? ton's I Phono for n can today. First Quarterly Conference for the Conference year will be hold in Trinity M B Church, South, on Wednesdny night. I iocombor 27th, immediately af? ter the prayer mooting aervico, Continental J?wnlry Com? pany given nil absoluta gunrnn toe oh all jewelry bought at Morton's (lot your Christinas presents there. I>r. Lloyd will preach in tho K.piscopal Church on next Sun? day morning ami also mi Christ? mas morning at ll o'clock. Mr. anil Mrs. John Pox, Sr., anil Miss Minnie Pox were the recipient-; of a Christinas gift which is the envy and admira? tion of all their friends. The gift in quostion is n beautiful and expensive closed carriage with the Fox monogram em? blazoned on the doors. The giver was Mrs. John Pox, Jr. Mr and Mrs. ('. [, Wade, ,lr , left this week for Bristol, where they will spend the holidays with Mrs. Wade's parents, Mr. ami Mrs. M. L. Thomas. Hatcher Willis, Carlisle Skeen, Andrew Boeder, Creed Kelly, hhigene Brown, Vivion Mousor ami Donald Proscott are nil homo for the holidays, or will be at home during the week, in time to eat Christmas turkey. Mrs. C. M. Todd, of Louis? ville, Ky., and little Miss Llicild Watts, of Winchester, Ky., daughter and grand daughter, respectively, of Mr. and Mrs. I). II. Thomas, of this place, have returned to their homes after a pleasant visit with the latter. W. 1). Roberts, founder of the "Back Home" movement and a newspaperman of wide note, was a prominent visitor here Thursday. Mr. Uobertd is get? ting out a magazine treating on tin. industrial developments of I South west Virginia, showing I the advantages that this section ' will derive from the great Pan? ama canal, which will be open for traffic in less than two years. Kach town in this sec? tion will be given ample space ' unit will contain cuts showing the important buildings.?Coe ' hum Journal.