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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.

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