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ADMISSION TO GROUNDS JULY 3rd AND 4th, 25 CENTS. GOOD FOR ALL DAY.
The Big Stone Gap Post. xTbL.XX, BIG "STONE GAP. WISE CPU NTY. VA.. WEJDN_-No' 26 and Glorious Celebration Roosevelt And Ti At Big Stone Gap on July 3rdani 4th i no iiioBi interesting mature of the Fourth of July celebra lion til this place on July 3rd ami Ith, will ho tho maneuvers of tlio troop of United State? Cavalry, which is now march' int; fron) Fort Oglostliorpe, tin., to Hig Stone (Jap, under in gtrui'tions from tho War De? partment, troop arriving at thr Athlotio Grounds hero at s n. m., July 2nd, Captain M. \V. Kawi-il commanding. Tourna? ment to he hold July 3rd and Ith only. Tho features of July 3rd will he jttHt as interesting as those of July 4th. Separate program each day. This will be in opportunity never befon offered the people of Southwe t Virginia to seo Undo Bam'f trained cavalry i n feats o I horsi mnnship, tho equal of whieli may never again be soon in these mountains. Full troop left Fort Ogloathorpe at A n. in., Juno 20th, routed ho as to rencli Clinton, Twin., June 20th; thence by Andorennvillo and Tuzewell, spending Suuday, Juno 30th, in Jonesville. Cavalry Features. Exhibition drill by tho entire troop, illustrating the training <if horses to mimic, horseman ship, lighting mounted and din mounted and cavalry charges, Steeple chaso, jumping contest* showing famous high jumping lioi es of the cavalry. Rescue Race. Four teams entering; two Reaching Content. Four competitors; this contest shows great skill in picking up cap>, pistols, saber ami gun while riding at full speed, each contestant starting at scratch. Other cavalry features will ho given when a delay occurs to any part of the two days program. Features will be do tetmined by the commanding ?ffleors at the lime occasion ar? rises to pull otr a special fea? ture. Morse Show, l'rize for each event. Single roadsters, double roadsters, gaitcd saddle horses, ladies I roadsters. Running Race*. On account of the danger with the crowd local horses will not be permitted to enter running races, bill the running races with contestants from the cavalry troop will be hotly con? tested. If the crowd can be kept in order local running races may take place, but we offer no assurance of it. There will also be slow mule races and prizes to the best team of draft horses. These head and shoulder. Potato Race. Four contestants mounted; buckets of 4S potatoes placed tvt a Kiveu point. Contestants with sharp Blicks Becure pota? toes from main bucket and try to put in other bucket. Hider allowed to knock or mko pota? toes off of opponents speur; muni remain mounted. Wall Scalini Contest, Five men to team; teams start at scratch, riding to wall and dismount to fight on foot. First man to reach top of wall, fires live shots, dtclured the winner. lewiis. Tennis tournament !i egiuning June litt. Winner of Big Htone Unp team plays Norton Cham pionship team, and the winner of that team plays Johnson City team on July 3rd on a town court. Ladies Tourna? ment. Final game played on July 3rd; Bait Ball, Wise County League Cham? pion teams; Norton, Dorchea tor, Wise, StonegQ, Keokeo and Big Stone Gap now playing. Two loading teams play for Athletic Association Cup on July 4th. Contest close and cannot slate who will pluy on the Uh. The cavalry team will inroo feet high. 1 lehnet drill and resent) werk in general with Binolen contests. These contests are based up on the method taught by the government to the minore and as the .Mine R08OU6 anil First Aid to tint injured. Kngineer Paul of I'ittslnirg will act as referee in the contest. Three teams entering and flvi? men mi each team allowed in the con? test. Field Sports. 220 y a r d dash: Running high jump;C00 yurd re lay rnce; 160 yard hurdle race, nix hur? dles three feel high. Amusements. A mid-way consisting of six shows anil tunny concessions and fun making novelties will make up I bo umusement fea? ture. This department lias been given just us careful at tent ion ns all the other, depart? ments, and in this celebration you tiro assured of plenty to to anything on tho grounds, und allotting thoiu tho host grand stand sonts. Wo urge veterans not to overlook regis? tering with the committee at headquarters wo there will he no danger of being overlooked during tho day. lMease com? municate with the Chairman of this Committee, Jno. W. Chalk ley, for any information desir? ed. If possible, we would liko to arrange for tho veterans from each county in Houthwest Virginia to come in a body. R. B. Alsover, President Athletic Association. The Virginia State Summer Institute for Teachers, Big Stone Gap, Va., July 2nd to July 30th. Doubtless there aru many (Motion, ami young iura ami women who am not yet teachers, nmlcchleil, whether or not they should attend Hume Str.to Summer Normal during the mouth of July. Why arc you delating the question? That very fact, to my mind, is an indication that you feel the need of more training and better equipment, for the vital work and serious responsibilities that will con? front you in the noble field in which you are anticipating to labor during tho next scholistie year. Ilur best teaehorR, those who are standing highest in their profes? sion, those who are getting the largest salaries and are meeting with good attc cesa on every hand, are thoue who arc awake to their opportunities for better improvement, ami are umMring In their efforts, to properly equip themselves for the many problems and ditllcultici that confront them in this great and iinpor portant Held of service. Our advice to you is, if possible, attend some irood Normal. Thwet, n? c.,??>~.i Both Nominated at Chicago Saturday Night. Chicago, Juno 22.?With nearly :)50 of the RoobovoH del? egates declining to vote and hastening away n t adjourn? ment time to teudor to Colonel Theodore Roosevelt the nomi? nation of a now party the fif? teenth Republican national convention at the end of a long and tumultous session tonight renominatod William Howard Taft, of Ohio, for Prcsidont, and James Sohnoloraft Sherman of Now York, for vice-prosi dent. President Taft recoivod 6C1 of the 1078 votes in the conven? tion, or 21 more than a majori? ty. The detailed vote: Taft; 601; Roosevelt, 107; LuFollolto, 41; Cummins, 17; Hughes, 2; not voting Hit; abseut, 0. Tho decision of the Roosovolt people, under direction of their ieudor, to refrain from voting, left no other cnudidato near the President Tho announce? ment of tho Taft victory was greeted with cheering from his adhorents and groaus und his Res from the opposition. When it becumo absolutely certain early today that Mr. Tuft would bo nominated with? out great difficulty, tho leudars in control of tho convention decided to give him us a run? ning mute his companion <>n tho ticket in WOK. Chicago, June 22. ?Former President Theodore Roos-'-volt was nominated for tir, .lident on an independent ticket tort ig lit in the dying honrs of tlicRr-pub licari national convention in which lie hail met defeat. T h e followers of Colonel Koosevelt gathered in Orches? tra ball, less than a mile from the Coliseum, and pledged their support to the tormnr President, lu uccepting the nomii.uliou, Colonol Roosevelt appealod to tho peoplo of all sections, re? gardless of party atliliatious, to stand with the founders of the new party, ono of whose cardi? nal principles ho said, was to bo, "thou shalt not steal." Tho informal nomination of Colonol Roosovolt was said to be chielly for the purpose of effecting a temporary organi? zation. Beginning tomorrow, when a cull iB to be issued fur a Stute Convention in Illinois, the work of organization will be pushed forward rapidly, State by State. At a later time probably early in August, it in intended that a national con? vention shall be held. Colonel Roosevelt, in accepting the nomination, tonight said he did so understanding that he would willingly step aside if it should ho tho desire of the new party when organized, to select an? other 8tundard bearer. Evening Reception, Mr. and MrB. Spears Webstoi entertained with an evening re? ception Friday at their homo on dierry Btreet, in compliment to MrB. Webster's brother, Mr. Kyle Morison and bride, who have been visiting relatives here onrouto to Big Stoue Gap, Virginia, from un extended wedding journey. For tho occasion the hall was profusoly deorated with bou tmets of pink sweet peas, pink and purple iris, and the draw? ing room with Dorothy Porkin roses. Here tho callers were welcomed by Mr. and MrB. WobBter with Mrs. Webetor chiffon with peari trimmings; Mr. and Mrs. Kylo Morison, tho lattor costumed in a hand? some evening gown of white charmeuse with garnitures of fringe and iace; Miss Pitts, of Sherman, Texas, wearing pink taffeta with over dress of lace; Mise Rosie White of Abingdon,' Va., in a costume of black crepe meteor; Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Morison of Johnaou City, with Mrs. Morison wearing a black lace gown over messaliua. On the porch, in which field daisies predominated in the decorations, Misses Margaret Barker, Ester Kane, Louise St.* John and Agnes Hanson, whose girlish beauty was enhanced by dainty dresses of pink, serv? ed refreshing jumcli, Tho florals in the dining room were white lilies and Japanose iris, a basket of the latter adorning tho conter of the table. Assisting in serving in this room were Misses Sarah Barker, and Kate Pitt? of Sher? man, Toxas, Sadie King, Ada ('aid well and Mosdamea S. A. Shotwell of Kogersvillo, M. B. Wood, J. W. Price, S. L. King, T. S. Staloy and W. T. Tillar, of Kmporia, Virginia.?Bristol Herald Courier. Rules Adopted By The Com? mittee On Field Sports For July Fourth 1912. Only two schools h?viitg entered for the contest aud It being Impossible to get other schools to enter, the t.'oramittee has, with the consent am! approval of tho Kxccullvc Committee of the Athletic Association, determined to do away with the school contest, ami throw the Held sports open to everyone, and to that cud the following rules are adopted. I. The iporta slmll be iudividual eou tests open to any and every one, except as hereinafter stated. 3. Tho exercises shall consist of the following, namely: (a) '."20 yard dash (b) Illuming high jump, (c) Ituiinltig broad jump, (dl DHU yard re-lay race (e) |,M) yard hurdle race, 8 hurdles, three feet high. (0 Potato race (g) 100 yard sack race. (h) tlolf driving match for. men and Tor women. N i iTK: All or the above eventa shall bo Individual contests except Ute relay race. For tho relay race the ?ntrles must bo In teams of three The potato race shall lie limited to boys of Vi yearn of a,re, or uuder. In the running broad jump, each con? testant to have three trials, aud lit tt-s running high Jump each e,,ntestaut Is to have three trials at each notch. 3. 'the prizes shall be as follows, namely: ?-"JO yard daah $4 00 cash, or medal Hunnlng broad jump $4 00 cash, or medal, ltuuuing high jump, II00 cash, or medal, I'si ..,r,1 hurille race, $4.00 cash, or medal. 000 yard relay race. $7.00 cosh, Potato rare, t'J.Ou to llrat, $1.00 to second, 100 yard Hack race, t'J.OO to drat. $1 00 to second. NOTE: As above Indicated, in certain of tho events oa set forth the wluuer wilt bo give:, the option to either take the cash prize, or a medal of the value of the sash pri/e. All contestants are requested to give In their names to .I. M. Hodge, I'lialrmau of theCo i n m 11 too', by July Vud, ml; Madame Fritzi Seholf, who is in j?ri vuto lifo Mrs. Johu Fox, Jr., wife of tho well known Big Stouo ?ap author, came to Bris? tol this week, uccomanied by Dr. and Mrs. William Cabell 1 Moore, of Washington. Mm. ' Moore iu a sister of the author. ' They went from hero to Big ' Stouo Clap, wliero Mr. Fox i? at ' present. Mrs. Fox has uloBod a highly successful! season and ' it is said that she is now con? templating appearing nt an i early date in a revival of "Mile Modiste," the vehicle upon which aho sprnug iuto popular favor iu America as ,i comic opera star. It was writtou for her by Henry M. Blosaom and Victor Herbert, who aubsquont ? ly wroto for her "The Frima Donna," another of her sue i cesaful comic operas.?Bristol ' Herald Courier. Itobort Pippiu, who lives on P. M. Keasor's farm in Turkey (Jove, f.teppod on r. rusty nail several days ago, and gave the matter no attention until his foot bocamu ho painful that he was forced to come to town to see a physician. Dru. Baker and Oilmor, who examined the foot, found that blond poison? ing had already set up, and an operation was imperative, which was immediately per formed at tho home of Mr. Pippin's mother on Wy audotto Avenue. The patient remain? ed in town for over a week be? fore he was able to return to Iiis home. "Grandma" Perrish, the mother of Mrs. Charlie MahatTey, of this plabe, is con? valescing from a very severe attack of eczoma, which effect? ed her hands so badly that she has been unable to use them for several weeks.