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We are now showing a complete line of correct stationery; Box Papers, Tablets and Pound Papers of better quality than ever and at greatly reduced prices, Souvenir Post OojrdLs 1-Io.n.cl Colored. Of the town and surroundings. Sole agents for Waterman's, Parker and Rexall Fountain Pens; Nunnally's and Huyler's Candies Kelly Drug Company The Rexall Store I,it Mitt, M. ii. \V. A. IUkin, M.l>. Gilmer & Baker, -hyslclana and Suruuons nnimln Tolly Building,' Um Stotvu (lap, Vlrtclnlu. VII oallB answoroil promptly. BRISTOL Bookkeeping Hlghor Accounting DIICIUCCC S,lorl,,nncJ Olloltltoo Typewriting COLLEGE TolORraphy BRISTOL, TENN.-VA. LOCAL ITEMS. Mrs. Krank Sturgill bus boon confined to her room for sovor ul >la)'b from aBthmu. Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Chapman, of Taxewell, wer? among tlioao registered at the Monto ViHta last week. Mr?. J, B, V. Witt returned Sunday from a week's viBit with nor hoiib, Charles and l.eiinio, at Arno. K. t". Muinniis, cashier *>f the IVopluB Hank, at Appalachia, i ? nt Sunday in town with In' ads. Phe New Garden Hunk, at llonaker will become a Nation? al Bank about August 1st and will be known under the name ol The Pirat National Hank of llonaker, Miss Lulu Mahaffey is visit? ing friends and relatives in Turkey Cove. Mrs. 1). H Skinner and Miss Mary and Dodd Skinner were here Thursday fromWinohester, Ivy., enroute to Keokee where Mr Skinner has a position with the Stonegn Coke and Coal 1 'ompany. He v. It. K. Sutherland spent ii few days the past week in Marion. Miss Sarah Mahaffey has re? turned from a visit with her 'laughter, Mrs. Lee Hens, at Pardee. N. 11. Salyer, of Norton, was among the business visitors hern last week. Mrs. .1. (J. llagy, of Bristol is the guest of Mrs. J. M. Willis ? hi Wyandott Avenue. Miss Anna MeCormiek left I uesday for Monroe, near Lynchburg whore she will be ? ntertalned by friends. Mrs. M. J. Hostie, of Russell, 1' unity, who has been visiting her son, D. II. Bostic, at this place for several days, left Sat? urday for her homo. A, S. Higginhotham, a prom? inent citizen of Tazewell coun? ty, was transacting business here since last issue. Misses Kalo Graham and Cilliam ami Attornoy, R. S. Hraham, of Norton, spent Thursday in tho Gap. Miss lteba Orr, of Dry den, is the guestfl of relatives in town. Miss Vera Willis and her guest, Miss Aleen Armisteud, of Lynchburg, Va , and Hatch ? r Willia, all of this place, ^peut Thursday in Stouega, the guests of Miss Fannie Bass ut the Stonega House. Considerable damago was done to corn and other stand? ing crops duriug the fierce windstorm, and rain Sunday afternoon. Mrs. John Quntner and chil dren, of Appalaohia, were in tow n Sunday afternoon in their pony cart. .Mrs. .Mond und baby, of Rus? sell county, are visiting -Mr. and Mrs. I). II. Hostie. Mr. Hostie is Mrs. Mead's uncle. Miss Al Hrown and MiBB Snnls, of Norton, were the guests of Miss Pari lee Blckley Sunday. Mrs. NV. li Saxon, and little daughter returned Monday from a visit to Mrs. Saxon's parents at Tom's Creek. I' red Baker and Hlaine Mc Corkle left town with Troop 1) Friday morning en route, via Keokee, for Middleshoro, Ky., where the Troop is scheduled for an exhibition drill aiulBomo exciting baseball games this week. Mrs. Alice Sheppo and little son, Robert, of Bristol, Tenn., were in town several days last week, the guests of relatives. The Woman's Foreign Mis? sionary Society will meet with Miss Mary Curnes this after? noon (Wednesday) at three o'clock. C. M?llenbeck, of St. Louis, Mo , has returned to the Clap and has accepted a position in the general oillces of the Inter? state Railroad, Mr. M?llenbeck formerly held u position with this same company a t this place. While seeking shelter under a tree n e a r Smithtlehi, Russell county, during a storm last Thursday, Wdl llonaker was instantly killed by light? ning which struck the tree tin der which he was standing. Me leaves a family. Virgil Thomas, of Winches? ter, Ky., and Miss Myrtle Oliver of Ashville, N. C, were mar? ried al Dorchester, July 4th. Mr. Thomas is employed hy the Clark County Construction Company and is now locuted near Little Stone (lap. Ta/.ewell Morton and Miss Cora Buchanan, both of whom live near Big Stone Dap cele? brated the fourth instant al Norton where they were united in marriage. The young cou? ple have splendid family con? nection over the county and their many friends wish them success and prosperity. R. A. Cunningham und wife and son, of Mendota, visited Mayor and Mrs. 8. P. Kleenor in the tlap last week. Misses Muymo Cunningham, Kthul and Clydo Crawford, of Mendota, were the guests of Miss Addie Kleenor in the Gap last week. FOR SALE.?tine house con? taining live rooms, bath and cemented cellar, two lots. Mouse newly painted and in first class condition. Price and terms will be made if addressed iu care of Box 88, Big Stone Gap, Va. A letter received here from Hubert Potter by a relative tells of Hubert's promotion to engineer on one of the big Cranes in the Panama Canal Zone, with considerable in? crease in salary. It will ulso be of interest to the many friends of our former short-stop and pitcher, to learn that he contemplates returning to the Gap for a vacation this fall. Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Roatright spent Monday with tho teachers at Big Stone (Jap. Loo County huH more teachers at the normal than has attended since the [normal wan established. The teachers of Lee County will al? ways he found among the pro ! gressives.?Jonesvillo Star. Mrs. R. T. Irvine has issued invitations for Friday evening nt 8::ki o'clock iu honor ot Mrs. M. M. Oatdwell, of Roanoko, who is the guest of Miss F.u geniu Bumgurdner. Mrs. Cald well is the President of the State Federation of Woman's Clubs and is a leading spirit in Virginia in Civic Betterment. She will give a talk on this sub? ject to tho guests of the eve? ning. Charles Urahum, the team? ster with Troop D. nth Caval? ry, who was badly hurt when i thrown from a mule here sev? eral days ago left Friday for his homo nt Atlanta, Ga., being accompanied by Sergeant Brest wood who nursed him through his illness. According to tho Urundy News C. B. Willenborg, of New Hampton, Iowa, anil Ed win Disk, of Canton, Ohio, worein Urundy last week looking up tit'es to large boundriesof land, carrying titles under the now fumous Wythe grant, but left for their homes when told by County Clerk Dennis that tho titles were no good. In two small towns not a thousand miles from Nashville a roaming evungelist recently held two union meetings. We do not know how many conver? sions he counted. He managed, however, to get away with about live or six hundred dol? lars of the peoples money. He never makes any charge, hut he got the money just the same. ? Midland Methodist. Miss Nemo Vineyard and Kelly Mann left Tuesday night for the far West. Miss Nemo was going to Buttc, Montana, where she will spent! several months with her father, and Kelly was going to his sister's in Utah for two mouths. Miss Pearl, after a visit to friends in Warren, Ky., and a week with Miss Itetta Thompson at this place, will visit an aunt nt Fort Blackamore, Scott County for aoveral weeks. Mr. E. S. H. Bailey, of Joliet, 111., is spending a few days in the Gap this week. Mr. Bailey is a landscape architect and professional trucker and is here looking over conditions with a view of locating in tho Gap. He is well pleased with this t place and if given the proper I encouragement will locate here. He says tho markots for truck ing nre tho best hero that he ever saw anywhere. There is no question but that he is right in this and we hope that he will receive such encouragement ns will induce him to locate among us. Judge Eibert M. Fulton, of Wise, passed through the city yesterday afternoon on his way to Big Stone Gap. He says that the signs of the present day and hour indicate that Woodrow Wilson and Thomas' R. Marshall will capture thej electoral vote of nearly every State in the Union, and that) General Rufus A. Ayers will be| lourtneit Congressman.? Vor I ton News. Mrs. J. H. Wax, who has boon au inmate ot the South? western Asylum for the iusune at Marion, Va., for the past three months,was brought homo by her mother, Mrs. E. A. Pip? pin, Friday evening in a criti? cal condition. Mrs. Wax's con? dition has been growing steadi? ly worse since she was taken to the asylum, and she was pro? nounced incurable some weeks ago by the hospital physicians. Mrs. Pippin was urged to leave her daughter at the hospital until the end came, but Mrs. Wns's pitiful pleading in her few lucid moments that she be taken back home prevnilcd, uud she was carried to the train and brought through to the Gap on a cot in tho baggage car attended by her mother. Mr. Klanary Gilty, of Fast Stone Gap. and Miss Nannie ;Sword, o f Pennington Gap, I were united in marriage at the homo of Rev. Mr. Wagner, at Appalachia, who performed tho ceremony, Sunday afternoon at four o'clock. They were ac? companied to Appalachia by Mrs. Aline Rutherford a n il Misses May me and llullie l'orry of this place. The bride taught in the public school a t Hast Stone Gup last yeur, and the groom holds a position as civil engineer at Keokee, and both are deservedly popular among a large circle of friends. Spirella corsets s u p p o r t, strengther, and beautify wom? an's figure. The manufacturers guarantee every corset against rust and breakage. Mrs..!. P. Wolfe, is resilient corsetoer, Phone 81. Mrs. J. 11. Smith, who has been spending the past two weeks very pleasantly With homefolks at this place return? ed to her home at Riohlands Tuesday. Has Married 1000 Couples. Last week Rev. A. H. bur? roughs, of Bristol's Qrotna Groen, now in his 80th year, celebrated his 1,000thmarriage, most o f the couples having "eloped" from the Virginian Commenting on this record he said: "Of this great number I have heard of only thirty two applications for diverse and eleven superations. Marriages of this nature are in my opin? ion happier than those dictated by parents." Cliuchfield Company In? creases Capital. All amendment to the charter of the Olinchfield Goal Corpo? ration, which operates exten? sively In southwest Virginia, near Dante, Va., is now being recorded in the otlicc of John il. Gose, clerk of the Corpora? tion Court of Bristol, Vu. The charter amendment is for the purpose of increasing the capi? tal stock of the company from $16,600,000 to $18,000,000. The amendment covers twen? ty-two typewritten pages and was granted by the corpora? tion commission of Virginia. It is now being recorded by Deputy Clerk Oharies M. Mia nich. ? Bristol Herald Courier. Card of Thanks. We take this means of thank? ing the friends who so kindly lent their presence ami assis? tance in the recent illness and death of our brother, John Ben edict. It is at such times that one's friends are most appre ciuted,' a n-.1 we were indeed glud that his widow and little one's were made to feel that they had the deepest sympathy of the townspeople in their sad bereavment. Mk. ani> Mus. II. K. Benkdict, ?Help Wanted - Wanted, nt once, somo w idow or single lady to munago Hotel for this company at Dorchestor Lady without children pre ferred. No experience neces? sary. Write to or cnll on, The Colonial Coal & Coke Co. G. V. HutiHKs, Supt. 29-31 Dorchester, Va. A Correction. In the write up last week of the mine rescue contest here on July 4th we stated that there was two prizes, which was in? correct. There was only one prize and the cup and cash prize of fifteen dollars both wont to the Imboden team, the winner in the contest. R. T. IRVINE, Pre-'. \V. T. GOODLOE, Vit? Pre*. & Uao'y. R. P. BARROS, Treea Interstate Finance & Trnst Co. Big Stone Gap, Va. Capital $50,000.00. ? Surplus $60,000.00. This bank, under new management, will continue the busiartf upoa conservative lints. SAFETY: Our Motto. SECURITY: Our Paii-word. Interest Paid on Time Deposit!. DIRECTORS. R, T. IKVINK, W. T. GOODLOE, U. D. UOHISON. ('. S. CARTER," A. K. atORISOK. J. 8. HAUHl.KN. W. \V. TAYLOR, IJ. WAKRM.T. W. V. Rl.KMP. Safety Deposit Boxes for Rent. Special Sale of Summer Shirt Waists at W. W. TAYLOR & SONS. An extra discount of 10 per cent, at our store to Normal Students. I laBaBBaMBi^ Reduced Millinery Everything in our millinery we will sell at a greatly reduced price. Come, and price them before buying. A few patterns left that will go at half price. J. M. Willis & Company, For sale by Local Contractors or Roofers or Cortritfht Metal Roofing Company, 50 N. 23cl St., Philadelphia. Pa. Barron Sc Witt, GENERAL INSURANCE AGENTS. Offlco First Floor Intormont Building, 'BIG STONE GAP, V* Currespondoiioo Sollolted. Electricity is Our Business. Buy meat from your butcher and drugs from your druggist. We quote Banner "Wire l>rawn" Ma/da I.auipa-. lot) Watla (80 c. p.).at} 100 each 60 Watla (fc> e. p.).at .Of, each in W?tl* (83 o. p.J.:.al .50 each ?J.l Watts fine. p.i.at .4.1 each H e quote Banner (lem Melali/ed tllnineut Lamps: 100 Walla (40 e. p.).at 30 cent* each 80 Watts (33 c p.).at 30 centa each IUI Watts .'34 o. p.).at Id rent* aaeh 60 Watta (20 c. p.).at 18 reut? each 10 Watta (lil c. p.) .at 1-1 centa each For the convenience of our patrons we will I keep an assortment at W.W.Taylor & Sons, which can be obtained at above prices. Powell Valley Light & Power Company.