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TUE BIG STONE GAP POST.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 17, 1912 i'uMi'' r.l Kvcry Wednesday uy the WISE PRINTING COMPANY. l?eorpor?t?U. QILOKRT N. KNIUHT, - Editor. SI.OO ,liO .2 5 F.Qtered srrordina: to poitsl regulation* at the poit-offiVo at Dig Btoite Gap as sec ond-olaaa matter. SUBSCRIBERS nro earnestly ro quested to obsorvo the ditto printed on their uddross slips, which will koop thorn nt all timoa posted an to tho dato of (ho expiration of thoir sub? scription; Prompt and timely attention to thin reiptoHt will Bavo all portion a great deal of annoyance. Normal Notes. Tho total enrollment linn reuched BOS, mid it in tnofroner nl impression that thin figure will lie the sticking point. The reception given Thurs? day evening at the schoolhuild ing by the Indies of the Civic Lengue to the student hotly of the Normal was a very delight? ful alTair in every particular, Mr. Irvine m a tl e a short speech of welcome to tho stu? dents in his usual happy style, and announced the numbers on a delightful program by home talent, which was greatly en? joyed hy lite large number of students teachers and towns people present. Following the conclusion of the program it committee of ladies 01 the League served re? freshments in the lower hall, and a very pleasant social hour ensued. Dr. Douglass, of the State Health Department of Rich mond, Vn., made u very inter? esting talk at the chapel Friday morning on matters pertaining to school sanitation, and at noon of the same day, Mrs. Dnshioll, President of the Vir? ginia Cooperative Educational Association, of It i c h in o u d, made an earnest appeal to the student body on the need and importance of forming Civic clubs in the communities in which they touch, and of mak? ing the school the center of civic activity. Mrs. M. M. Galdwell made a short address at the Chapel Wednesday morning which was very much enjoyed bv the fac? ulty and student body of the normal; Mrs. Oaldwoll, ns wo have stated before in this col mini, is very prominent in tin work of civic betterment In the state, being the State President of the Federation of Woman's Clubs. Mrs. Hugh Calvin Smith, of Greenville, Tonn., w h o has made an encouraging sale of EvaTappan's classics for young people during her slay in the Gup has transferred the scene of her activities from this place to Appalachla, There will be an old-fashion? ed spelling match Thursday evening in the school audito rliim in which the student body will participate. Quite a little amusement is anticipated. Tuesday evening representa? tives of tho counties of Wine, Lee und Russell debated against representatives of the counties of Buchanan, Scott and Dick t-uson in the school auditorium, the question for dehnte being Resolved: That the world is growing better. Those on the nftlrmativc were Brahe of Wise; O'quinn, of Buchanan; Hnod gras*, Scott; while the negative was ably supported by Cartor, of Russell; Tiller, of Dickenson Suttle, of Lee. The affirmative won. Darker-Dougherty. Miss Mabel Claire Barker of Mendotu, and Prof. Robert M. Dougherty, of Gate City, wore quietly married at the homo of the bride's parents last week. Prof. Doughorty was princi? pal of the Appaiacbia high school for several terms until lust yoar, when he went to Abingdon in the ?amo capacity; and Mis. Dougherty is held "in high esteem <u this suction, where she has visited several times and made many friends. On* Year, Six Months, Thrso Months, Mrs. Irvine's Reception. An altogether delightful r.f j fairs was the reception giveu by 'Mrs. Robert T?te Irvine Friday evening et her handaoino home on Popular Hill, complimentary to Mrs. M. M. Caldwell, who is tho very capable President of tho State Federation of Wom? an's Clubs, and tho guest of Miss Eugonin Bumgardnor. dyer one hundred responded to Mrs. Irviuo's invitations to moot Mrs. Caldwell, and uftor tho guests had ail arrived, an adjournment was made to the lawn, which was lighted with long rows of gay Japanese lanterns mid where chairs had boon placed facing the porch. Mr. Irvine then introduced Mrs. Caldwell, who made nn inspiring talk for porhaps an hour on the subject of Civic Betterment. Mrs. Doshiell, of Richmond, Vn , President of the Virginia Cooperative Kducational As? sociation, wus then introduced and spoke ol tho work of the Association in a very interest lug manner. Aftor the conclusion of the addresses, refreshments wore Served nnd the assembled gtiosts htul the nlonsue of meeting Mrs. Caldwell and Mrs. Dashiell. and listening to the delightful playing of Airs. Peck and Miss Rosenberg. For lack of space this week, we are able to give only a brief mention of Mrs. Caldwell's charming address with its logic, its inspired though, its incite? ment to high ideals, its charm of expression, and its delight? ful touches of real experiences and difficulties overcome which carried her hearer with her in breathless attention through? out the whole discourse. In our next issue we hope, how? ever, to give a synopsis of this delightful address in the Civic League column. Watermelon Feast. Mrs, L. B Winston was the charming hostess at it water? melon feast Tue day evening on the lawn of the pretty cot? tage which the Wiustotis oc? cupy near the Southern Metho? dist church, complimentary to hor cousin and house guest, Miss McKlhuiiy. Japanese lanterns hung between the trees lent a delightfully festive air to the cottage and surrounding grounds, and after the arrival of the guests, Miss Virginia Bovorloy played several selections on tho violin with her usual skill. Those who enjoy oil the pleasure of Mrs. Winston's hos? pitality were MiHH Rucker, Mr. McForrin, Miss Lloyd, Mr. (laut, Miss Bovorloy, Mr. Yar borough, Miss Cochran, Mr. Hollenbeok, Miss McElhnnoy, Mr. Casper. To The Citizens Of Big Stone Gap: The School Trustees of the Big Stone (lap Public School huve rented one school room temporarily by the month to Mr. Ohas. Padgett, President of the Southern Cornmecial School. The Trustees of Big Stone (lap School have not personally informed them selves as to Mr. Padgett's qualifications to successfully conduct the Commercial School which will hold its session in our town and are not, there? fore, in position to endorse Mr. Padgett or the efficiency of his system. It should, therefore, be understood by our citizens that, although Mr. Padgett has our well wishes, and comes highly recommended, the School Trustees are in no way responsible for results which wiL be shown by the Southern Commercial School during ils sessions in Big Stone (lap. Big Stone (Jap School Board By J. P. Woi.kk President, July 22nd, iM2. Guild Lawn Party. Thursday evening, beginning at 7:30, thoro will bo u luwn party on tho vacant lot adjoin? ing tho Minor Building at which tho ladies of the Episco? pal Guild will be tho hostesses The dummy will run a speciul to both stations for the accomo dation of those desiring to nt i tend, and the Amu/.u Thoatcr will huvo u benefit performance on Thursday evening for the Guild. Ice cream, cakes*, sand? wiches, and lemonade will be served by the ladies. BANKRUPT NOTICE. In tho District Court of tho United ?Utes for the Western District of Vir? ginia. In Bankruptcy, In the matter of Letcher A. Hill. Bankrupt. IN BANKRUPTCY. To the Creditors of Letcher A. Hill, of Appalachla. Virginia. In the County of Wise sod district aforeaaid, a bankrupt: Notice is hereby given thst on the lttth day of duly. A. IV. IW12, the aald I.etchct A. lull, aas duly adjudicated bankrupt, and the first meet hi ? of the creditors will he held at Dig tftouo (lap, Virginia, in tho United .State Court House on Hie .lid day of August. A. I> . 1H12, at two ' o'clock In the afternoon, at which time the said cirdltors may attend, prove their claims, ap|x>iut a trustee, examine the bankrupt, Mu transact such other business as may properly come before said meeting. Maro Oabkll, Referee in Bankruptcy, July 22ud, 1012. Noxt Friday n team from tlio Cherokee Club of Knoxville will oolite here and be enter? tained by tho locnl ,r.lub. t)n .Saturday tho Cherokee Olub will play a team from the Moun? tain Golf t'In 1? of llig Stone (lap and tho Country 01 ud of Br|8tol, on tho links of tho local club at Falrmount,? Bristol llorald Ooiirier. To reduce stock previous to taking inventory, which begins August |s? we announce a reduction in price on the following; Ladies' Suits Ladies' Dresses Ladies' Skirts Dress Goods Silks Trim mings Millinery Children's Dresses Ladies' Belts Ladies' Collars Men's Suits Men's Trousers Men's Oxfords Jewelry Gloves Straw Hats Panama Hats Caps Suspenders Umbrellas other lines not mentioned Boys' Suits Boys' Knee Pants Boys' Oxfords Misses' Oxfords Ladies' Oxfords Parasols Laces Embrideries Cu rtains Quilts Reductions will also be made on some above. Our customers will find as usual, that while we make no atterriDts sensational advertising, we do live up to every statement made. Our space being too limited to quote prices we guarantee the savin to be material, In most cases 20 to 30 cents on the dollar. Apinilnohin, Via. 2tS THE GREAT JULi ?] CLEARANCE SALE A Welcome Summer Message from F?llers' Sale Begins Friday, July 26th It's our usual custom to inaugurate a July Clearance Sale every year to dispose of all spring- and summer goods and make ready for our fall lines. Profit is no object in this sale. Come, price our goods and you will see what a saving it is to you. We give here only a few of the many articles and bargains that will be included in this sale. DRY GOODS BUSTER BROWN SHOES All 10 and l2Mc Ginghams, Percales, FOR CHILDREN Lawns and White Goods will go at 8c ln a11 st>'les a,ul si/es White j$l.50 values ....... $129 1.75 ". 1.45 Pique, Flaxon, Lawn arid Goods worth 25 and 35c will go at 19c CURTAIN GOODS lAc Curtain Goods. 9c 15 and 20c Curtain Goods .... 12c |S1.00 Lace Curtains.69c 1*2.50 Lace Curtains .... $1.49 OXFORDS AND PUMPS FOR LADIES In tans, gun metal, buckskin and canvas, all sizes and styles. ' |$4.00 values.$2.95 3.50 ? . 2.75 3.00 " . 2.45 2.00 1.40 1.70 1.15 PARASOLS $4.00 values. $2.95 3.50 ?.: 2.55 3.oo - . 2.25 i.5o ? . 1.15 1.00 TALCUM POWDER 15c Colgate's Talcum Powder, only 10c Toilet Soap. 25c Toilet Soap , . , , , .85 1 lc 6c 19c The following articles will be included in this sale at a big reduction: All Laces, Trimmings, Embroideries, Silks, Dress Goods, Table Linen, Napkins, Towels, Rib? bons, Muslin Underwear, Dresses, Skirts, Corsets and many other articles too numerous to mention. REMEMBER THIS SALE STARTS FRIDAY, JULY 26th, AND LASTS ONLY EIGHT DAYS. FULLER BROTHERS, Big Stone Cap, Va.