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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 JPost Cards Huud 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 j.A.GlLMIK.M.D, XV. A. Hak??, M.P. Gilmer & Baker, Physicians and Surgoons. Officci In Polly Building, Bin Stone, Unp, Vlralnln. All cnlls answerod promptly. BRISTOL Bookkooping Q|YY Higher Accounting i BUSINESS Typewriting COLLEGE Tologrnphy BRISTOL. TENN.-VA. LOCAL ITEMS. Miss Pearl Mann loft lust, week for Port Bloekmore, Scott county, where she will spend lome time visiting relatives. Mrs. H. A. VY. Skeen and j daughter, Henrietta, left last [week for Middlesboro and Pino villa, Ky., on a visit to relutives | ami friends. Miss Pattie Thompson, ofl Oklahoma, was tho guest of | Mrs. W. A. Baker last week. Miss Sophia, daughter of Mr. land Mrs. 11. K. Benedict is con fined to her bed with typhoid I fever. W, Q.Coutta canto in Sunday I from Harlan, Ky., where he is working on several plumbing Icontruets. llousohold Economy? t h e Imain spring to reduce the high I COBl nf living. Start at the vital point?Your Range. Boe our ail in this issue.?Hamiden ! Brothora, Wo learn that an effort is be |jng made to organize an Ath 'etic Association in our sister I town, Appalachia. Paul Dunoan and sister, Miss IEmma, of Jonesvllle, were tho I guest of their sister, Mrs. W. A llaker, last woek. Mrs. VV. S. Mustard and two children from PocaliohtaB, Va., uro the guests of Mrs. R. K. Sutherland at, this place. Mrs. Mustard is Mrs. Sutherland's [ eistor. Mrs. Lou Stevenson, of Ula Invorgan, is visiting relatives in I the Oup this week. Charles Fowler, who spent a ?" ?Ulli it, the Clap visiting his uncle, (I. N. Knight, left Mon? day for Greenoville, Tonn., on a visit to relatives. R L, Brown, who has a build "i^ contract at Harlan, Ky., ?pent Saturday and Sumlay with his family in the Clap. ?Mrs Lloyd lost n ?lapanosej ?tick pin on or near Wood Ave Due and will bo glad to reward I I die tinder. bishop Tucker will pay yinit to our town und will1 preach in Christ Church next Sunday morning at eleven o'clock. From hero he pays a number of visits from Keokoe l" Dumps Creek next woek. Miss Vera Willis will leave inursday morning to join a camping party of Bristol and k'lnxvilio friends who will ca"ip in a cottage on tho river ?ear Maryville, Tenn., sixteen ?odes south of Kuoxvillo for ten days. IMiss Mariam and Elsie Taylor wurned last week from Clint food, where thoy spent a couple of weeks with their Mother, U. E. Taylor. M iss xel tin Wi11 ih has return? ed from a very pleasant week in Dryden, where she was the i Ruest of her cousin. Miss Irene Uilly. MissJossle McGorkle is spend? ing Beveral days in Bristol, where she is the ^nest of MrH. Mundo Nelson. M ihh Mabel W illis is uIho visiting in the Twin City, the guest or Mrs. J. <1. Ilagy on Moore Street. Seo W. Q. Coutts' Boss Kitch? en rangen with glass open door. 1? B. Pierson has moved his family from this place to Char? lotte, N. C, where he has charge of the Chorlotto office of the Stonega Coko& Coal Com? pany. While in the (Jap Io? wa? assistant Hales agont for the same company. There is a beautiful exhibit of Japanese Art on display at the school building, which is for sale. You are invited to cull and see it ami purchase some if you so desire. Something Wot Nothing Is Worth While?$8.00 worth of ware for nothing is worth your time to investigate. See our big ad In this paper. ? Humiden Brothers. J. R. Taylor has been quite sick for severnl days from a high fever, savoring of typhoid though at lime of this writing, the attending physician was hopeful that he would recover before the fever fully develop? ed. 0. F. lilanton has purchased three beautiful lots on Shawnoe Avenue bet ween the residences of W. S. Beverly and Malcolm Smith, and will commence, in the near future, the erection of a line residence on them. Mr. and Mrs. .1. R. Kidd, 010 L street, announce the engage? ment of their daughter, Miss ; Jennie Margaret Kidd, to ,1. it. ; Bickln. The wedding; will lake I place early in September.? Louinvillo(Ky.,) Times. Mrs. .I.A. Q ilmer und little daughter are visiting relatives in Bristol. Mrs. J. 1*. Lewis iias returned to her home at Whitesburg, Ky., after an extended visit with friends here, going v'ft Wise, from which place she was accompanied by Miss Ber? tha Green, who will spend sev? eral days in Whitesburg. Senator and Mrs. Henry S. Kane, who came to Bristol several years ago to avail them? selves of the educational ad? vantages which the city affords removed Saturday to their home at Uate City, Va.?Bris? tol Herald Courier. W. P. Crowder, of the genor ul office of the Interstate Kail road Company tit this place, was called to Knott county, Ky., Monday on account of the death of his step-fathor. lie went from here to Stonega and from there across tho mountuin on horseback. Mrs. J. J. Body, of Norton, and Miss F.mbleu Jennings, of Koauoke, wore tho guests of Mr. and Mrs. Jas. Body last Friday. Martin Luther has employed another barber for his shop on Wood Avenue, which makes three chairs for this popular place. Martin believes in tak? ing care of his customers with as little delay as possible. People VVhi) Know uro going to buy it Majestic Range dur? ing our Demonstration Week. You would top if you Know. Read our big ml in ibis papor. ? Hamiden Brothers. Mrs. Andrew Williams bad an her guests during the pant week her sinter, Miss' Sula Qilly and cousins Misses Julia Shop ard and Maude Qilly, all of Last Stone (lap. Mrs. \V. A. Baker ami chil? dren, Maolauron and Marga? ret, left Saturday for a visit with relatives and friends at Jonesvi'le, Dr. .1. A. Qilmerhas been ap? pointed local registrar of births ami deaths for Hig Stone Hap precinct of Richmond Magis terial district, and his father, Dr. O. C. Gilmer, has received the appointment as assistant. Though work on the govern? ment building has been going on regularly it will probably be September before the contract? ors finish, as there seems to be an unusual delay on some of the material. Krank Baker and "Dutch" Nagel wert? here from Middles boro Sunday spending the day with Mr. Raker's parents and friends. Your Neighbor Knows his Majestic Range uses little fuel ?bakes perfect?heats abund? ance of water good and hot and costs practically nothing for (repairs. Lot Us Show You Why. Call during our Demon-1 Istration Week beginning Mon? day July 29th.?H a m Ii I on Brothers. A chapter of t h e United Daughters of the Confederacy was organised at Norton last week with 2:t charier members, and Christened the Salyer Leo Chapter" in honor of Col. L. 11. X. Salyer, who organised a company of lol men on June 23rd, 1801, to light for the lost cause. With the State Summer Nor mal over, things will bo quiet here for a week er two, until the United States Court holds the regulur August term to dispose of the usual allotment of revenue blockaders and oth? er violations of Federal laws in this district. The government is offering a reward of $50 for tho apprehen? sion of Kmmetl Salyer, a Kits sell county boy, whose home is! near Castlowood, and ,? sorted from the United Smtes Army at Fort Logan,Colorado, June 28th, after serving little more than a year of his term of enlistment. W. B Kilbourn, one of our popular local insurnnce men, was taken vory sick at Arno Saturday and hail to be brought homo on a special train. Mr. Kilbourn was confined to his room with fover for several weeks anil upon recovering got out too soon and took n re? lapse, but we are pleased to state at this writing he is im? proving. W. (1. Banks is recovering from nnother bad attack of blights' disease. Tho Homo Mission 8ocioty of Southern Methodist Church will meet with Mrs. \V. B. Kilbourn Thursday afternoon at thr^o o'clock. Tho Woman's Civic League will hold its regular monthly meeting Friday afternoon at four o'clock at the home of Mrs. B. T. Irvine. Caroline county lust week handed the Richmond-to-Wash? ington highway project a stiff blow when tho farmers voted "no', on tho proposition to issue bonds that would include the expense of tho road through that county. This was an im? portant link, and meant a tine roadway, though as it now stands the road will probably be diverted. Rufns A. Morison and moth? er, Mrs. 11. S. K. Morison, ac? companied by Miss Margaret Pettit, left Thursday morning for Bristol,from which placothey will go to Big Creek to spend a couple of weeks with Mrs Spears Webster, at her summer cot Inge. Base Ball. The Dumps Creek Ball team will come to Big Stone (lap and on next Friday anil Saturday will play the local team at the Athletic Park. On Friday the (^aine will he called at 3i30 p. ml, and on Saturday at I p. m. Admission to grounds, includ iug grand stand '25 cents for adults ami 15 cents for children. Dumps Creek has the best team of the Clinchtiold Corpo? ration plants, and Big Stone (lap will have the strongest team of the season and some good games may be expected. NOTICE. The convention of the Chris? tian Church will be bold at ECnon, near Boso Hill, August 8th to 1 Ith. There will bo eon voyancea from the station to the church. We would like to have fraternal delegates from other denominations. C. B. Livksav. Card of Thanks. I Mrs. Pippin has asked us to express through the columns of I the Post her grateful apprecia? tion of the kindness shown and help given her during the last illness and death of her daugh? ter, Mrs. Sarah Wax. Little.Miss Annie bee Collier, daughter of .1. B. Collier, of this place, was quite badly hurt by falling and striking her head against a rock at the home of her grandparents in Turkey Cove, with whom she has boon Btaying, The accident is pecu? liar in that it was the outmina lion of u dream Mr. Collier had a night or two previous to the accident in which it was fore? told. Mr. Collier become mi easy about the child's welfare and drove to tho (.love to see about her, and it was while got ting out of the way of the team her father was driving she stumbled ami fell, with above result. Several stitches were necessary to close the wound. Notice To Contractors. Pursuant to a resolution of the Council of the town of Big Stone (lap, Va.. bids will be re? ceived in the Mavor's Office until a o'clock, p. m., August 9th, 1912, for tho construction of approximately two miles of twelve foot macadam road ex? tending from the School House to the corporation line at or nunr Kennedy's Store. Said roud to be built according to specifications adooted by the Board of Supervisors of Wise County. Plans and specifications may he seen nt tho Mayor's ollice. The right to reject any or all bids is reserved by the Council. S. P. Fi.EKN'oa, Mayor. 31 32 ?Help Wanted? Wanted, at once, some widow or single lady to manage Hotel for this company at Dorchester Lady without childron pro ferred. No oxperienco neces? sary. Write to or call on, The Colonial Coal & Coko Co. Q. V. Hughes, Supt. 29-31 Dorchester, va. Barroii ?te \!KT??t9 GENERAL INSURANCE AGENTS. Office First Floor Intormont Building, 'BIG STONE.GAP, VA Correapondenoe Soili itetl. K. T. 1RVIN K, Pre?. VT. T. OOODLOE. Vie* Pre* ? 6tc>. R. P. PAR KOK, Tr?*? Interstate Finance & Trost Co. Big Stone Gap, Va. Capital $50.000.00. Surplus $60,000.00. This bunk, under new misagtineut, will continue the builacu upoc conservative liae?. SAFETY: Our Motto. SECURITY: Our P??-wori. Interest P?ld on Time Deponits. DIRECTORS. K. T. lliVINK. W. T. OOODI.OE, B. 0. U0RI80K, C. 8. CAKTElt.' A. K. MORI80H. J. S. HARBLEK. W. \V. TAYLOR, J. TV. KELLY. W. M. SLEUP. Safety Deposit Boxes For Rent. f Special Sale of Summer Shirt Waists at W. W. TAYLOR & SONS. An extra discount of 10 per j cent, at our store to Normal I Students. taBSBEIc^l&ri^&^l^ 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. CORTIUGMT^ ' METAL SHINGLES LAID RIGHT OVER OLD WOB SHINGLES dirt ? oo botlur, end when e*c# ? Bitte a thoroughly ?Ic<ra-?oel prool root, neither el weich tu ?ad !nc the wood ihioflt. At to prieo?-they cctt no more vhia ? good wood iblngte. ud in tome placet they cot* touch leu. Roof, put oo 26 ycue ago tie u good u bew today, ud hate tterei needed ceptira. For sale by Local Contractors or Roofers or Cortright Metal Roofing Company, 50 N. 23cl St.. Philadelphia, Pa. Refrigerators The "Blue Grass" Clean able One Piece Porcelain Lined Refrigerator has so many advantages over all others that It may safely be called the only strictly sanitary refriger? ator in the world. Per? fect satisfaction guaran? teed. Hamblen Bros. Big Stone Gap Bakery Co. UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT, We solicit the patronage of the people of the town. Anyone desiring hot rolls should send in their orders by 2 p. m.. and same will be delivered between five and six o'clock. Cakes should be ordered the day before desired.