The Kind You Havo Always Bought, and which has bo?it
In Uno for over 00 years, lins borao tlio signature of
nnd lias boon mailo under Iiis per?
sonal supervision since Iis infancy.
Allow no ono to deceive you In llils.
All Counterfeits, imitation* and'<Just-as-good" uro but
KkporliticutH that trliio with nml endanger tlio health of
lufHuUi and Children?Kiperienco against, lixperlmont.
What is CASTOR IA
Caxtorln Is n Iiarmlpss substitute for Castor Oil, l*aro
Rorie, Drop* mid .Soothing Hyrups. It is IM.u.ant. It
contains neither Opium, Morphine nor oilier Mar cot la
substance. Its age Is Its guarantee. It destroys Worms
nud allays FovcrlsbneSs. It cures Diarrliosa and Wind
Celle. It relieves Teething Troubles, cures Constlpatlou
nml Platulouey. it assimilates the Fowl, regulates tbo
Hiernach and Ilovrols, i;i\ big beult by nud natural sleep.
The Children's I'uuacca?Tho Mother's l'rlenil.
GENUINE CASTORIA AUWAYS
Boars tho Signnturo of ?
The Kind You Haye Always Bought
In Use For Over 30 Years.
Hon CK W. Koini r, tho Com?
missioner of Agriculture in
having sent out hy mail thin
week lift)' live thoumiml of
conies of Bulletins. No. ?!7.
In addition to tint usual
analysis of fertilizers, which
ihey are reporting, the Bulletin
discusses the important subject
of Crowing Alfalfa, which not?
forth the fact that toon acres
in Virginia are in cultivation
this year, which will yield
practically Hi.ooo ioiih of alfal?
fa hay. There urn a few farms
in every section of the State
that are beginning to grow
(his valuable plant. It is no
longer an experiment. (Experi?
ment Stations have shown that
uu acre of good alfalfa contains
fertilir.er ingredients t hat would
cost on the market, in the shape
of fertiliser, at least $05,00,
ThiB Bulletin also gives a
number of experiments which
have been made by the Nation?
al Government in feeding alfal?
fa in comparison with other
buy foods, which shows also,
that when corn is fed w it It
alfalfa in the right prepar?
ations, a suv iug of about 50(por
cent iB realized; that is, the
ration of which includes alfal?
fa costs only 111 cents daily, and
the other ration, which includes
oatB und other feeds is IS cuuls
und. cents per day.
A valuable article on twig
blight in the orchard is con?
tained in this Bulletin also, ami
since the blight has been so
wide-spread in the State this
year, it furnishes some valuable
Special Bargains j
'taken in exchange at |?i I pay for |j
the Artistic Stieff Both In
perfect cmulitiun, fully guaran?
teed and excepttoMUiy good bar
Chas. M. Stieff,
Factory Krauch Wutmut
TIC ktfciu Mr, l.yocbtnug, V?
0. W. Wiiitmoks, Mauagrr.
I suggestions ?l) how to control
tliin BoriotlB trouble, to thi> fruit
Bulletin No. 08, now in the
course of preparation, will nori
tain n largi number of valuable
! articles und will Im tlio best
' publication of the season.
Mrs. J. H. Wax Dead.
Not six montliH ugo in the
town hall one evening tit this
place,.J. II. Wax, night police?
man, committed suicido. No
reason was a< ? n-n.-i for tho
terrible deed, On Wednesday
liiHt, between nine and tun
o'clock at night, "linm" was
written to the soquol to ibis
awful tragedy when Sarah Vi
dollla Wax, t h e d u a d man's
willow, drow bur last faint
breath after vyeeks ami months
of mental and physical anguish,
Mrs. Wax was born in Men
dota, Washington Couuty, Va.,
on the Ith of July, 1870, the
daughter of Daniel Pippin, who
died when she was but four
On ihn I'.tth of November,
189li .she was married to J. 11.
Wax, and they moved to Big
Slono tlap about 1005,
Several years ago, Mrs. Wax's
health became poor, and at ihn
[time of her husband's tragic
jdeath, she was a confirmed in
I valid. Tho shuck and horror
of his desperate act was too;
much for her in her weakened
and diseased condition, and in
a little while her mother, who
made her homo with Mrs. Wax,
noticed that bur daughter's
mind was failing rapidly. She
watt examined by u board of
physicians ami pronounced in
sattu, and on the 'J-lth of April,
of the present year, hIui was
taken to tho South western Hos?
pital for the Insane at Marion,
Va., whore ?ho was examined
and pronounced incurablo by
tho hospital physicians.
Thirteen days before her
death in response to a letter
from tho superintendent of the
asylum stating that Mrs. Wax
I was in n very critical condition,
her aged and infirm mother
wont to Marion ami brought
her daughter b a o k home.
Friends a n d sympathising
ueighhorH assisted in every way
possible until the end came very
peacefully and quietly Wednes?
day evening, ami after a short
sorvioe at the bouse by Rev, R,
K. Sutherland, assisted by Rev.
J. B. ('raft,Thursday afternoon
uhu was laid to rest beside her
husband in Qlencoe cemetery
at this place,
The deceaseti is survived by
her mother and one brother
and one sister.
All persons who have not
paid their city taxes for the
year 1D11 will please settle at
once, as the time for collection
is now up.
P. H. Bakkon,
Death of Mattie Bray. !
Another death occurred at
this place Wednesday of last
I week which wos a great shock
to the family and frieudB of the
young woman. Thin was the
death, after an illness of only a
few days, of Mattie Bray, the
oldest daughter and principal
support of hor widowed mother,
Amanda Pridemore, and a tame
sister, Delta Bray, who live in
a small house on Uilly Avenue.
Mattie was born in Sneed
vtlle, Tonn., tho 28th of Febru?
ary, )8S0. Her father was C.
11. Bray, who died when she
was quite young. The other
children are William und Delia
Bray, of this placo, and Edward
Bray, of Bneeaville, Tenn.
Though she lived but n week
after she took her bed, Mattie
Buffered greatly, and her strug?
gles to speak anil make herself
understood were pitiful in the
extreme. Physicians in attend?
ance diagnosed her case as tu?
berculosis of the spine and in?
curable. The end came late
Wednesday evening without a
struggle, the state of uncon
scousness which she hnd drop?
ped into at the last changing
quietely to the stillness of
Services were held over the
body in the Methodist church,
South, Thursday afternoon at
three o'clock bv the pastor,
Rev. tt. K. Sutherland. While
not a member of any church,
Mutlin had made a profession!
of religion three years ago
during a meeting held in that
church by Kov. Carter, assisted
by Rev, York, and her inten?
tion hud always been to unite
with the church.
The remains were interred in
Oloncoo cemetery Thursday af?
ternoon following the service
at the church.
The family feel very grnte
f 111 for the help extended In
them in their great sorrow, and
wish to express through lhacol?
umns of this paper something
of their gratitude and heartfelt
appreciation of the services of
friends und neighbors during
the short illness und death of
Lclia Ewing Beaty.
Miss l.elin ICwing Beaty was
born in Lee County, Yu., on
May lf>, 1806, and died July 10,
1012. She was the daughter of
the late Dr. Napoleon K. Beaty
and his tirst wife, Mary Ann
Kindrick, of Richlands, Yu.
Her mother died when she
was eleven years old; so that in
the formative period of her girl?
hood life, she was without tho
love and counsels of that best
of all advisers, a true and lov?
ing mother, though late anoth?
er good woman came into that
mother's place, and "did what
Miss Beaty early consecrated
her life to the service of her do
\ me Master, and untie,I wi\ It
the Mt. Curmel Presbyterian
Church, Rose Hill, A7u., on
September 29, 1877, whon she
was little more than twelve
years of age.
She was educated at Cumber?
land College, and on leaving
school, began what proved to
be her life-work?thot o f a
teacher of youth in our public
She was remarkably success?
ful and popular, even from hor
first school, and in her later
years, was regarded us one of
the strongest and best among
the grade teachers of the conn
ties where she labored.
She taught six years in the
Schools of Lee county; one year
in Ta/ewell College, Tennessee;
nine years in (iladeville College
Wise, Yu., and nine years?her
last work?in the Norton pub?
lic schools; making in all an
aggregate of a full quarter of a
century devoted to the educa?
tion of the young people of this
She was nil indefatigable
Worker, sparing no labor or
pains for the benefit of those
intrusted to her care,
For many years, as the writer
can testify from close contact
with hor work, she, after the
arduous day's labor in the
schoolroom, spent nlmosl en?
tirely upon her feet, she would
rarely retire before eleven or
twelve o'clock, spending the
time in correcting exorcises,
grading papers, preparing tents
making out reports, and seeing
that everything was fully ready
for the next day's work.
Besides all this, for many
years she was a teacher in tho
Sunday school, and spent much
labor tu preparing the lessons
bo as tu be of the most possible
benefit to the pupils of her
She wrought long, und well,
and nobly, every duty faith?
fully performed; and now she
"rests from hor labors and her
works do follow her."
Almost literally may be ap
plied to her tbo tribute of the
poet to his friend:
None know hor but tu lore her
Nunc ii Iii;..t her but to nraiHO.
Among tho immediate family
of the deceased are tho follow?
Brothers?J. M. Benty, of
Wise; 11. c. Beaty, of Koanoko;
K. B. Beaty, of Crawford, Ne?
braska; C. D. Beaty, of Combs,
Half brothers?W. K. Beaty,
of Corbin, Ky., J. A. Beaty. of
Crawford, Nebruska. A sister,
Mrs. C. Y. Chapman, of Nor?
ton, and a half sister, Mrs. T.
K. Hatcher, of Norton, and the
Btepmother,Mr8. N. 10. Beaty of
Dr. J. M, Daugherty, of
Niekelsville wos a visitor here
this week. He will he a can?
didate for nomination on the
Roosevelt ticket in the Ninth
Work is progressing nicely
on the new hotel in the Vicars
building and Mrs. Qaua way ex?
pects to be ready to occupy the
Bame in a few days.
.1. 0. Perkins, the popular
blacksmith, is suffering with
a badly injured knee. While
engaged in some work he neci
dently drove a nail into his
knee joint and inflicted a bad
ami pninlul wound.
W. A. CyphershaH purchased
the J, B. Kiser property near
town and will move to same in
a uhott lime. His present
beautiful home place near Bruce
will soon he 0Ccnp;ed by bis
brother, .1. M. Cyphers, who
will move his family here
from Gary, so his children can
attend the Coeburn high school.
I,. Watson, who lives on the
farm of Squire Meadows, near
Coeburn, brought a line sample
of > ??How plums to town this
week. He exhibited one small
limb fourteen inches long and
about the thickness of a lend
lead pencil and upon this limb
were twenty-four largo yellow
plumbs. The fruit trees in this
section are BO heavily loaded
with fruit that in many instan?
ces the large limbs are giving
way and breaking ??If the trees.
One day this week a young
lady about seventeen years of
age, by the name of Alley, who
lives on Cunoy Ridge, near
Torna Creek, was bit on the
mouth by a snake. She was
in the garden gathering some
vegetables and while picking
beans the snake sprung at her
and bit her mouth. The reports
were that with in a few minutes
her face and bead were swollen
to such an extent that she
could not talk and that she
was in a critical condition.
The last reports received here
were that she was seriously ill,
Charlie Hicks, one of the
bridge building force of the
Ronnoke Bridge Company, was
painfully injured Wednesday
morning while working on the
new bridge near Bondtown.
While lifting a heavy bridge
iron he fell and the iron beam
fell across his breast and injur?
ed him to such an extent that
ho will be confined to his home
for several days. While lifting
on the beam his feet slipped and
he was thrown into the creek
several feet below the bridge
and the beam then rolled on
The board of supervisors has
granted County Treasurer R.
V. Wohlford thirty days ad?
ditional time to make settle?
ments for the taxes for this
year ami all parties must pay
Mr. Wohlford tho amount of
their taxes within <hat time in
order to save their property
from being returned delinquent,
Mr. Wohlford reports that he
has been reasonably successful
in the collection of taxes, but
there are still soveral who have
failed to pay up and ho warnes
tno unpaid taxpayers to come
forward at once and pay tip
From our local columns it
seems that the women of Big
Stone Uap and Appalachia are
beginning to rise up and take
notice. They might as well
throw off the sweet disguise
thev have worn so long and so
gracefully and take charge of
everything e x CO pt splitting
wood and carrying coal, which
is about all the men are tit for.
When you feel that you
Can hardly drag through
your daily work, and are
tired, discouraged and
miserable, take Cardul,
the woman's tonic.
Cardul Is prepared for
the purpose of helping
women to regain their
strength and health.
Not by doping with
strong drugs, but by the
gentle, tonic action, of
I pure vegetable herbs.
The Woman's Tonic
Mrs. L N. Nicholson,
of Shook, Mo., writes:
"Before 1 began to take
Cardul, I was unable to
do any work. I have
taken 5 bottles and have
improved very much I
can do the most of my
"I can't say too much
for Cardul, It has done so
much for me."
Your druggist sells Car?
dul. Oct a bottle today.
J. C. CAWOODl
BLACK SM ITH I NC
uir Stone Oap, Vn.
Wagon ami llnguy work A Specialty
l bare an ITp-to-date Maoblne for pnttlng |
tin Rubber Tin1* i am assisted by J, C
Noul, mi expert In Rubber Tire mitt Rag.
gy work. All work given prompt attcu
Itching, Fiery, Raw Ecxema.
/.'in.' KOOtllCS. root* .'Ulli !;. ,' . 11.' I \
skin .unl quickly euros ecsema ami orerj
form of akin disease, /.rum is a clean I
llquul wash that sinks right in. Quickly
allays all pain, all Itch, nil iliatroaa,
Zorao does the work in a way thai I
?Imply astonishing ami your druggist
will refund tin' purchase price if ihr ihm
bottle doea not give >'"" outlro aatiafac
lion. Try one bottle at oui risk, /.rum
is prepared liy K. w. Rote Medicine ? o
ami ki told in Hin Stone Oap by tho
Kelly Drug Co., and in Appalacbla by
tin' Intermoiit 1 >rug * '??
Order Of Publication.
Virginia: In the Clerk'a Ofllce of the
iroull Court of toe County bl Wise ihr
I lltli .lay of .Inly. P.U3.
llorace Johnson; I'lii-.tliv
Rva liiivliiiriil Johnson, Defendant
The object of thla anil is to obtain a
divorce a vlnaulo malriinonii from Ihr
defendant, and an affidavit haying boon|
I made and filed In the Clerk'a Omca
the Circuit Court of Wise County, thai
tho defends,! Bva lllrehflebl Johnson', is
j mm resident of the state of Virginia, ii
I la ordered that she apitear here within
en days after due publication of tlus|
order and do what is necessary t<> pro
trrt lirr iiilrrral in IIiIk .suit anil it Is or?
dered that a copy hereof t>o published |
Olli r a wrek lor four successive weeks
the Itig Stone Cap Post, ami that a copy
be posted at the fron( door of the court?
house of asiil county s* prescribed l>y I
law, anil that a ropy of this order "
sent by mail to the defendant Rva lllrch- !
field Johnson to Cincinnati, Ohio. ber|
last known place of abode
a Copj Testo: W. It. Hamilton, t lrrk.
Ily .1. I). Dohton, I?. C.
[WS Matiif.WS, p.q. July 17-30-83
Schrdulft in Flfect
May SO, 1019.
I.KAVB NO It TON?7 900 a. m, furl
l.ynchburg mid Intermediate sta?
tions. I'uiiinau sleener Rluefleld to
I'hitudrlpliia via Hagcrslowii, ami
Pullman sleeper Roanoke to Rich?
mond and Norfolk. Also connections |
at lllucllcld with trains Westbound
1'uthnan sleeper to Cincinnati ami |
LKAVR NORTON?9 -.SO p. mi. for points |
North, Kusl unit West.
LB AVK BRISTOL?Dally, 6:46
for Bast Itailfonl, Roanoke, Lynch
lung, Petersburg, Riebmond ?ml |
Norfolk. Pullman Parlor Car
Richmond, Call. Car Koanoke ami |
llagn-slown. Ibjl'mau Sleeper Ho:
nuke to New York via IIagerstowu|
atltl 1 l.i' i I I'll: :
r>:tr> p. in. for Norfolk ami Intennedisto]
points, Pullman Sleepsni to Norfolk
1:89 p. in. and 7t8B p. in. (limited.) Solid
trains with pullmsn Sleepers to Wash?
ington, Baltimore, Philadelphia und
New York via l.ynchbiirg. Dors mil
lusku liK'al stops.
19:16 p.m. dally for all |x>inlH between
Bristol ami l.ynchbiirg. Counoota nt
Walton ul V.IO p. in. with the St.
Louis Kxpreas fur all |h>IiiIh west and
If yon are thinking of taking a trip
YO'i want quotations, cheapest tare, re?
liable and correct Information, as to
routes, train schedules, the most comfort
able aud quickest way. Write and the
Information is yours for the askiug, with
one of our complete Map Kohlers.
W. R. BSVIM* G. P. A.
w. o. Bauroxm,
Asst. Uen'l Pass Agt ,(
ZEMO FOR YOUR SKIN
Eczema, Pimples, Rash lcj]
All Skin Afflictions Quick
No nutter what the trouble !
chafing, pimple?, wit rheum V.vL ^
HUntly ?U>p? Irritation. The"?? *?
quick Sink? right in, leaving ,? ^
/cmo In a vanishing ll,i?|,| y, ,,,"*??
fairly revels with ilellKht ' ,il 1r ,h?
The wonderful way in which ?,fKl
rauhes, pimples, dsndrufl, tetter ,,u u
hoals by tho magic touch <.r zSal
marvelous. Zcmo Is sold bv l?S *
druggists everywhere, and in bto sHi
Gap^ythe K<Sw Drug Co.. awl",8^
ptUMbta by the Ititermont Drug & h
Tho Ono Day Col-I Curs
Vor cold in the bra.l >n.l sore 1w1t.'
ajotfa Chucolatrs LasMlvr iL,, ! ' i."" "? I
Oay Cold Cur?.' W"?ia?, ih? -q, |
UNIVERSITY OP VIROINuT"
Head or Pnblk) Scluwl System uf
College, Uraduate, Uw, Meilkl?,
LOAN FUNDS AVAILABLE
to deserving student* tin 00 .?ur i? I
costs to Virginia itudenU in tl1(- ^J: '
mlc llepartiiit-iit.H. rVnil r..r ritil.wJ
FOX & PECK,
Civil und Mining Engineers,
BIr Stone Gap. Va. Harlan,l,y
Reports and estimates on Coal and lia
hor Lends, Design awl I'Uiih utOiliat
Coke Plsnts, IaimI. Railroad anil Moil
Engineering, Klectri? Blue Printing
Attorney at Law,
lutermont Itldg. lilt! STONE flip,
Judge T.'M. Aldemon. Wise, \'?
Judge ti. W. Kllgoro, Wist V,
Alderson & Kilgore.
(ifliees. ItiMinis? and 8,'second I'.-.-r.tuii,
JOHNSON-MILKS-BKtX K Hlllb.
I Mi, opposite the Court House
VV, S. MATHEWS,
Office mi first Floor lutermont Boudaf
DI? Stono Gap, VlrKlnla.
Cioa* sMaaUos to CallacUMl and rracei a.aiuk
DR. THOMAS F. STALEY,
Treats diseases of the Bye, Far, Ntu j
Will be in Appalachia FIRST I RIUA1
in eaob month until B I'. St
D. F. ORR,
DIG STONE GAP, - V
Office in Polly Bulldlug.
Office H?.:ir??H In IX a. u .; 1 In ?'' P. t
It. Ti IRVINE. A. KYLE MOKISOf |
IHVINE & MORIS?N,
office <?' Intermoul Building.
Bin Stono Gap. Virginia.
Civil and Mining Engineer.
Polly Building. BUI STONE QAP, VI,
i:.\aminalions and Reports, SMIIRi
Pleat and Designs.
W. T. HUDGENS
Office In Skuan Uulldlng
Big Stono Gap. Va. _
DR. JAMES A. DE1.ANEV
Eye, Ear, Nose and
Eyos Examined for Glasses.
Office; Pile Rid. over Minors I' ?' |
Dr. C. E. GREEAFt,
Big Stono Gap, - Virgil?'
Offlee in Polly Bnllilini
?ftres lliiiius?it to 13; i to 6
C. R. McCORKLE,
Attorney at Law,
a. C. anderson,
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
Bin Stono Gap, Virginia
dr. gTm. peavler.
Troats Dlsenauo of the
Eye, Bar, Nose and Throat
vVIII bo In Applaachia Tin'0
Friday In Each Month.
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