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The Big Stone Gap post. [volume] (Big Stone Gap, Wise County, Va.) 1892-1928, July 31, 1912, Image 3

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ygrltl**C Papers are for- ;\Vojtxv^ix Q*^jFa^j^?
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.

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