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Spalding's Athletic Goods
A dollar's worth for a dollar, no matter what you buy. That's why every boy, every girl and every athlete wants "Spalding's." We guarantee to each purchaser of any article bearing Spalding's Trade Mark that sueh article w ill give satisfaction and a reasonable amount of service w hen used for the purpose for which it was intended and under or? dinal*)' conditions and fair treatment. A full line of Base Ball Goods, Gloves, Bats, Masks; Tennis Rackets. Tennis Shoes, Tennis Nets; G?ll Clubs, (iolf Balls, etc. Sole agents Kelly JOrxjcst Company, The Rexall Store in.??H,M. I?. W. A. iivisi ii. M. (Jilmer & Baker, lysiulans arid Surfiuons. liiU Stonn Gap, Virginia. I oaltfl .insworod promptly. R1ST0L Bookkoopln? Higher Accounting Shorthand Ty powritlnir Tel Dgraphy BRISTOL. TENN.-VA. LOCAL ITEMS. i; S. ' Iraham was here fr. Noi tori Suturday. \\ ado M. Miles, of Wise; was i business visitor lion? Satur J. T. Morgan, of Blueflold, VV \'n., was among tin- visi ^rs to tin- < lap BtnctJ last Issue. John IS. Dixon, the popular Norton liveryman, was a busi? ness \ isltor hero Tuesday. .1. 'I'. Moneyhun and ft, B. i ibble were among tin- Bristol \ isitors in town bist wo?k, Spears Wehster, of Bristol,; ipent Saturday night in town. Dr. D. l<\ Orr, on? of our pop-1 ul.a resilient dentists, spent a . few days last week in Dryden mi professional business. Trucking of all kinds could unmade a profitable business in Wise county; w. K, Groseelos of Wythe villej was among tho traveling men in town last week. S. .1. Kvans, of Louisville, ?\ is a guest at the Monte Yistnj mi I'Viday of last week. II. li. Hawthorne, of Ta'/.e welli v,ns in town one day last Week. It. B; Gobble, of Bristol, was in town last Friday. 1'lanting Garden is the chief industry in the I lap at the pies ??at time. Nils. ,I. H. t'atron. who has been a sufferer from rheuma? tism for a long lime, has been very had health for several The town stockade has been repaired for the accommoda? tion of the prisoners to he used iii building the rond from Big Stone (Jap to Blue Springs. Measles and whooping cough continues prevalent in Big Stone (Jap. VVork on Hi E, Benedict's rcsidericC near the school build? ing is progressing rapidly. T. M. Carter, of Dungannon, -' as the guest of bis daughter, Mrs. K. U. Qreear, at this place, the first of last week. Mrs. J. Q. Joyne and family will return the. last of this week from Gate City, where they visited Mrs. Jayne's parents for several weeks. Several of the children of our popular assistant postmaster, Wiley Witt, have been quite sick with whooping cough and measles. Mrs. Carrie Alderson, of Wise, spent several days Inst week in the (lap visiting her Bister, Mrs. J. W. Kelly. .). VV. Hush spent several dttj the past week in Bristol on business. The Post's subscription list continues to increase, now names constantly being added to it. Prof. J. F. Johnson, of Wise, well known to scores of old friends and pupils in Wise and Loo Counties, is very sick and not expected to live. Messrs. H. K. Benedict, Dr. Karl Stoohr and C. S. Carter spent a few days this week fish? ing at M iddleslioro. .Mr .lames, of Appalachia, a popular engineer on the V. & S. W., ami daughter. were gUeBtS of Mr. and Mrs. II. 13. Benedict at this place, last Sun George Jenkins, cashier of the First .National Dank of Ap? palachian was a visitor to the < lap .Sunday. M. W. Mar den, of Pbiladel-J phia, was among those who usually spend Sunday in Big Stone Cap, w hen business calls them to this section. T. M. Kelly, of Lebanon, spent Sunday In the Cap. Claude VV. Fulton was here from Wise last week. Robert, the I year old son of| Mr. and Mrs. .lohn Dulaney, dieil Friday of pneumonia fol? lowing an attack of measles ami was buried Saturday in Glencoe cemetery. Boss Kitchen Hanges are tho host, get t hem of VV. G. Ooutts.l Tho Woman's Home Mission Society of the Southern Moth-' odist church will meet with Mrs. (i N. Knight Thursday! afternoon at three o'clock. Rev. R. K. Sutherland, pastor of the Southern Methodist! Church, is holding a series of meetings at Central Church near the L. & N. depot this weok. On April I Ith Marion Collier, of this place, a midshipman on the D. S. South Carolina, rp ceived a commission as ensign in the U. S. Navy, together with four other class-mates. M. II. McCorkle is spending a few days this week in Cincin? nati on business. Mrs. C. I.. Howe returned Sunday night fiom a three months' visit to relatives and friends in VVillmington, N. 0 Mr. ami Mrs. Howe have taken apartments in the Touraine and gone to housekeeping. 0. M. Riser, of Dante, spent the week-end as guest of Mr. and Mrs. W, F. Baker, tit this place. Dr. and Mrs. E. C. Greear went over to Scott County last Wednesday "to pull a few teeth'' aim visit homofolks foe a few days. They returned home Sunday night. A. J. Greear, of Wood, Scott county, and If. C. Greear, of Coeburn, were guest of son and brother, Dr. K. C. Greear, at I this placi.-, the tirst of laBt week. Attorneys Marshall McGor mick, ox" Roanoke, and Irby Hurt, of Abingdon, went in town last week on professional business. W. |). Roberts, founder of the Bnck Home movement in th? soul.., left Saturday Oil a business trip to West Virginia. Tli.- Rebecca Lodge of odd '?Yllows bad charge Of the mov? ing picture show .Saturday night, ami realized a neat little sum for the benefit of their A large number of people from thp I. & N. and V. & S. W, were in town Saturday night shopping and attending the moving picture show. Tho diiramj ran special trains for their accommodation, S. N. Taylor was here from Norton Monday on business. .lust received?a big lino of Bdss Kitchen Ranges? VV; Q. ( 'olll Is Mrs. J. B. Dillon returned Friday night from a visit to her parents, Mr. and Mrs. T. R. Leng, at lYnuington I lap. Guy Stone returned t<> the Gap last we.-k from London, K \ ., wh. re he has hen attend? ing school. W. Crowdor, until recent? ly assistant agent lor the In? terstate Railroad at Stonogn, has been transferred to Dig Stone Gap and now holds a po sition in tin? general office hero. Mrs. !?'.. l\ Taylor returned Sunday night from a visit to ! her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. I'.. Kdwards, at Stonoga, (*. tlollcnbcck has resigned I his position with the Interstate Railroad Company at this place I and left this week for Hunting* ton, W. Va.. where.be will play brill the coming season with a loam at that place. With the completion of tin pike roads in Wise County, real estate will ho greatly enhanced in vain.-, and a better invest? ment could not l?- made at the present time than in Wise coun? ty dirt. Mrs. K 11. ("aboil, after u vis? it of several weeks to her (laughter, Mrs. Mayo Ca boll, at this place, returned to her home iu Norwood, Va., last Satur? day. . ? W.C. Hamiden and family have moved to the William's farm below town for the sum? mer. We can assure those of our readers who have! been in the habit of coming to our celebra? tions hero on the Fourth of July that this year every effort is being put fourth to have the biggest and best celebration in the history of the town, and all attending this year will surely got their money's worth. Send "J? cent-, to the Big Stone (lap P?st for a copy of the Back Home Magazine, and when you have read it send it to some friend in the west. If you want u copy you had bet? ter order at once before the supply is exhausted. Charles Crisp, who has been clerk at the Monte Vista for i several mouths, will L-avo for; Huntington, W. Va., sometime this week, where he will proba I bly play for the season with the I team at that place, in league baseball. Otto Arnold, of Mid Id lesboro, will take -Mr. Crisp's place at the Monte Vista. Engineer Cook?', of tho Wise County roads, says that every effort is being made to complete all the contracts this year. | The grading is now practically I all done and arrangements are] being made to put down the macadam. ? W ige Virginian. A revised edition of the Jonesv Ute Cook Hook, published hy the Indies of the homo and foreign missionary societies atj Jonesville, has recently made its appearance, and is having n phenominal sale. There is per? haps no cook hook published that surpasses this one in va? riety and quality. Any one do siring a copy of this most ex? cellent book should see Miss Elizabeth Tally, at this office, who has charge of the sale of them in l?g Stone (Jap. B. 8. Crawford has rented the I. T. GlUy home, including the furnishings, near the residence of Dr. D. F. i >rr. Mrs. t I illy is going to Tennessee for a visit to relatives, after which she will join her husband at Toms l'reek, where he holds a posi-1 tiori with the Virginia Iron, (loa! and t !oko i lompuny. Krank Baker, "Dutch" Nagel and Otto Brown til the Amu/.u Theatre, at Middlesboro, Ky., were in town Saturday night j and Sunday, having come to assist in the musical end of the Bpeoial program given by the local Theatre for the hem-lit of the Rebecca Odd Kollows. Messrs. It, T. Irvine, .1. F. Bullitt. A. II. Heeder and Otis Motiser spent several days in Louisville last w eek attending h bearing before the Interstate] Commerce Commission in which the Louisville und Nash? ville Uailroad i- seeking to put in force an increased freight rate on coal and coke from this section to points west arid north, which it being opposed hy the operator.* in Ibis field. The hearing, however, was not concluded, and was adjourned to meet in Washington in May. D. A. Mason, of Jasper, was registered at the Moni.. Vista one day hist, week, Furnished rooms for nut. Apply to Mrs. H. L. Brown. Mr. A- L. fJazo, of Dig Stone <lnp, Va , arrived in the city Tuesday morning to accept a position as violinist with the Amu/.u theatre orchestra. While Mr. (Jn/.o is a Philipino.l the greater part of bis musical I education was received in this country. He c. me to the United States sovoral years ago to enter college, hut he aban? doned his studies to take up I the study of the violin. His playing is making a splendid! impression at tho Amu/.u ? M iddlosboro News- Hecord. D begins to look like Bell County will soon fall in line with her neighboring countiesl across the mountain for a bondI issue for imporvod' highways. The regular monthly meeting of the Woman's Civic LodgUO will be held in the school huihl I ing Friday afternoon at 3:30 o'clock. Monday night about half past eleven o'clock the smoke house of II. 11. Slcrhp was dis? covered on tire, ami the alarm was promptly given. The tire hose was gotten to the seen. and the water turned on before the tire had spread to other buildings, and the loss was con lined to the smoke house and its contents. The cause of the Ore's unknow n. There will he union services at the Christian Church next Lord's day night. Let every one come who can. Theme: "The Sabbath or Lord's Day. Which." The following ipies tions will be discussed: Are the Sabbath and the Lord's Day identical? Who observed the Sabbath': Why? How. Was theSabbath abrogated? Is the Lord's Day a human or a divine institution? Who should ob? serve it. Why? How. A sure pri :ectiou against moth is Red Cedar Flake; agree? able in odor, sure in effect, most cleanly. 15 cents for a [large package Kelly Drug Company, the Rexall Store. CASTOR IA Tor Inlauts and Children. The Kind You Have Always Bought Boar* the Biguiumo of K T. I KV INK. l'na. V. T. K. I'. I'AKItON, Tr*?? Interstate Finance & Trust Co. Big Stone Cap, Va. Capital $50,000.00. Surplus $60,000.00. This bank, under new m?nsj-emcnt, will continue the business npoc conservative lines. / SAFETV: Our Motto. SECURITY: Our P?.M-word. Interest Paid on Time Deposits. DIRECTORS. lt. T. IRVINE, W. T. unnm.oK, II. 0. ItOKlsos. 0. s. OAKTBR, V. K. UOKISOK. J. B. IIA Mil LBN, \V. W. TAYI.nl.. 'J. W.JKK.l.l.Y. \V. M.-SI.KU!'. Safety Deposit Boxes for Rent. Ladies' Tailored Skirts \\ e have a splendid stuck of Ladies' Tail? ored Skirts in all sizes and colors: skirts that arc built on practical lines for style lit, wear and neatness the kind that holds its own and looks neat wherever worn and will out? last the average ''guaranteed'' skirt. The prices on these goods for this season are the best we have ever offered, and we feel confi? dent you will make a big saving in selecting tonn our stock ol Ladies' Skirts. W. W. TAYLOR & SONS. Refrigerators The ''Blue Grass" Cleanable One Piece Porcelain Lined Re? frigerator has so many advan? tages over all others that it may safely he called the only strictly sanitary refrigerator in the world. Perfect satis? faction guaranteed. Hamblen Bros. New Hats Arilvini Every Ml W e keep right up with all new changes. Don't fail to see all the new styles before buying. J. M. Willis & Company. LTRKjHTs SHWGUS. Used in ever increasing quantities, because the roofs put on 26 years ago are as good as new to-day, and have never needed repairs. Don't put on that roof until you see them. For sale by Local Contractors or Roofers or Cortright Metal Roofing Company, 50 N. 23cl St., Philadelphia, Pa. Buy your stationery from the Wise Printing Company.