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The Big Stone Gap post. [volume] (Big Stone Gap, Wise County, Va.) 1892-1928, July 24, 1912, Image 2

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i'uMi'' r.l Kvcry Wednesday uy the
.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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
In tho District Court of tho United
?Utes for the Western District of Vir?
ginia. In Bankruptcy,
In the matter of
Letcher A. Hill.
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
Trim mings
Children's Dresses
Ladies' Belts
Ladies' Collars
Men's Suits
Men's Trousers
Men's Oxfords
Straw Hats
Panama Hats
other lines not mentioned
Boys' Suits
Boys' Knee Pants
Boys' Oxfords
Misses' Oxfords
Ladies' Oxfords
Cu rtains
Reductions will also be made on some
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.
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.
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
lAc Curtain Goods. 9c
15 and 20c Curtain Goods .... 12c
|S1.00 Lace Curtains.69c
1*2.50 Lace Curtains .... $1.49
In tans, gun metal, buckskin and canvas, all
sizes and styles. '
|$4.00 values.$2.95
3.50 ? . 2.75
3.00 " . 2.45
$4.00 values. $2.95
3.50 ?.: 2.55
3.oo - . 2.25
i.5o ? . 1.15
15c Colgate's Talcum Powder, only
10c Toilet Soap.
25c Toilet Soap , . , , ,
1 lc
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.

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