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The Big Stone Gap post. [volume] (Big Stone Gap, Wise County, Va.) 1892-1928, July 17, 1912, Image 3

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Wfitting Papers are for^Womeu of^jTaiste.
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.

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