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\VKI)NK.M)AY. 1 Kit. 7. HMJ PuWmhtHl Every VOdr.Md?y by tho WISE PRINTING COMPANY. lnrnrp??r??l?Mi OILBKRT N. KNI?HT, - Kdltor. One Vonr. - ?l.OO Six Mnnthl, - .BO Tnruo Months, - .28 Ktitorwl aeeordlnq to postal regulation* at Mia poat-oflJee at lllg 8tone Gap aase? ond-rU** matter SUBSCRIBI-KS an- earnestly re quested to obsorvo the date printed on thoir address slips, which will keep them at all times posted as to the date of the expiration of their sub? scription. Prompt and timely attention to this request will save all parties a great deal of annovance, Winter lias bad Us grip on Big Stone trap a^.'tiii for the past few clays. The legislature at Richmond dosn't seem to he "tearing its shirt" in passing important measures A liberal support of your local paper is proof that ydul are interested in the upbuild ing of the community in which you live. The young man who tells a girl during leap year that he could listen to lier voice all the days of his life is taking des perate Chance? Governor Wood row Wilson, of New Jersey, seem to have the democratic donkey oh the trot in the race (or the presi dential nomination this sum? mer The race between Congress man Sleinp and Hon K T. It vine for cphgreSs this fall will he a warm one should it bap pen that they ate the repubil can and democratic nominees, respectively, They were for merlv law partners a*, tin, place. School Convention will be hold in HarriSoiiburg, April I Mb to Hist, and promises to I.in of the very hir?;e;.r and bi St meet inga ever held by t h i boil) Noted speak er i of : his and other states will pe prOBOUl ami make addressee. development in the wot Id is predicted foi New River below Hildfeld, if details now well under way are completed b) u syndicate composed of New York and kuglish capitalists, who, with certain condition?., have purchased the option of the Dominion Rower Company, of Radford A discovery o( gold regarded as one of the best since t he da> B of the Klondike discovery tii 1?98 is reported by George o!, Cole, United States Consul at Dawsou, According to the re? port the new territory is about .','> miles from the a task i line and 120 miles southeast of Haw son. Noxt Saturday ends the piano contest and the winners will he announced in our next isBUO. A great campaign for votes is now going on by a number of candidates, bind the successful winners in the contest are not at all certain at this tune 8? 0 Anal announcement on the tirst page of tins issue. That Colonel Theodore Rons volt would no more decline to take the nomination for presi dent than he would decline to enlist, if needed, in time of war is the opinion of Lawrence i Abbott, one of the editors ol the Outlook, the publication Roosevelt has been Connected with since his retirement from the presidency threo years ago. TJii? being the ease President Tuft will unquestionably have n strong opponent f<?r the nom? ination this summer. The Louisville Post says the Stockholders of the Continen. tal Coal Corporatin have orga niced i Belling company with a capital stock of 1600,000, to handle the output of the Conti? nental Coal Corporation, which operates in the Kastern Ken tucky coal Held 'I'hocompany has the same ollicors as the op? erating company aad will have headquarters in Chattanooga. The Continental Coal Corp..ra? tion was formed recently by the consolidation of various Stonega Items.; Chairman Hoard Trustees, Hit. Stoio- t lap School IMstrit 1 fbl I the erection of a school iauld lihgj as per plans und spec i Ii cations bj W F. i; iker I architect. The Board of Tins tees reserve the right to rejee ! ii11> or all bids. Plans may he seen at tin Office Of J. P, Wolfe, in tie iMinoi building, Big Slope Gap I Virginia, Invitations Recalled Concerning tie- marriage in Richmond of 1? K Alien s sis ter, the News Leader, of that city in its Saturday issue says Mrs Baltic Carter Alien re? calls the invitations homed to the marriage on Kebrunrj , ol her daughter, Mabel Turner, to i Krank R. Law ton, on bci nini lof bereavement in tin- family I The marriage will take placi quietly at the home of the bride. Something certainly ought to bo done ul).Mit the practice of a number of children in town who I regularly make a skating imk l of the sidewalks every snowfall, j The danger to life and limb of I every pedestrian whs demon-1 Btratcd .Saturday when Will! Cbristiau fell just below the N ickell IroceryCompauy's store and broke his wrist causing him severe Buffering besides the Inconvenience incident to an accident of this sort to a bus) man. To the remonstrance of a lady m town who stopped on tin' sin ct near the PoslOfliCe .Saturday evening to point tun the dauger to some small boys who wele making the sidewalk its slippery us possible, one of the boys flippantly replied that ! over) person killed was one r < has been living at lli> o pap, \ a p. renn is a protnincu in attorney of Ahingdon istol il. rald Courier, CASTOR IA For Infants and Children. The Kind You Have Always Bought Honrs the ?i^u?iurw of To Mouth of Troublesome. Daily passenger um! freight service was put on the new L ?i: K. Ry. ut> to Hnililix lust Monday*. Haddix is nt the mouth of Troublesome creek, six miles above Jackson. Mc? Dowell was tirst given us the name of this station, but it will remain us Haddix as that is the h?mo of the postollieo. ?? Whitesburg Eagle. Mrs Nusan Skeen, an aged lad) living at the head of the valley was found dead in bed Tuesday morning at her home near Hlue Spring. Mrs. Skeen was seventy two years of age, ami a consistent member of the Itaplisl Church since she was twenty years old. She is the mother of James and Plbyd skeen, of that section, and a sister of Mrs. Lucinda M. Skeen morning I Wedhesdtiy) by Revi Maggie S, Morrison, Manictring, Massaging, Sham? pooing and Hair Dressing, i I make Swilcbei UraiJ* anJ Pull?. Phone 186. Marlin and Swanson Elected Richmond, Va., Jan. 30.? Carrying out the wishes i>f tlie voters of the common wealth aw expressed at the September pri? mary both branches <>f the Vir? ginia general assembly today nominated Senator Thomas S Marten to succeed himself in the United States senate, this being the fourth time the honor has been conferred upon him, and nominate| Senator (Maude A; Swanson to succeed himself for the short term, ho having been named by Governor Mann during the vacation of the gen oral assembly to succeed the late Senator John VV, Daniel, Senator N. K. Early, Jr., of Oreon county, in presenting the n inn- of Senator Martin re. f er red to the sorvices of the dis? tinguished senator, to his close attention t?> duty, his readiness to represent the people at all tine s. Senator Kdinoudson, of | Halifax, one of the two t'on- I A- n mncements have just bqen roci ived in the Gap of the rmirri:i? of \V. B. Oaroes, of this place, on tli? 30tb of h... cember, to Miss Mathilde Kliza both Parido, of Ohio. Tim marriage took place in Wash mg ton, 1). C. iind was kepi Beeret for several weeks. Or. King's Neu LiEePHls Tho best in tho world. Drug Lonip Big Stone G; no i V ? Mlu M itile i'ollj ,\pp?l?< i.rr V? Mis V II itlirron, Mg Stobc! Gap, V?. Mlu Mellsaa Myer?, tilg Storni Kap, Va Mlu Devad* Iteaaor, Olthgcr, V? Mlu Mabte Barkel, billiger, V*. Min? Mai um lavier. Hin Stom- G?|i \ ., Mi?? Uuby 1 Unary. Stonefra, Vi