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The Big Stone Gap post. [volume] (Big Stone Gap, Wise County, Va.) 1892-1928, October 09, 1912, Image 3

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|r We Don't Keep Stationery?
WE SELL IT!
We buy stationery in immense quantities with five thousand
other leading Druggists. You can readily see that we can give
you the choicest grades at remarkable low prices.
When you buy stationery from us you save money.
If it's pound paper,'box paper, tablets or envelopes you need
we save you money.
When you spend a dollar here, you get what you would pay
$1.50 for most everywhere else.
We have everything in stationery and we sell it at prices to
your satisfaction and economy. If you are not in the habit of
buying stationery trom us?Get the Habit I
Kelly I>rtj& Company,
I Who te?2*? Store j
j \.<;i..M?h,M.!>. W. A. B?ks?, XI.D.
Gilmer & Baker,
I'hyslclans and Surgoons
nflirri In Polly lluiMInK,
Iii? StOnO Gap, Vit .;lr.,;>.
All calls answerod promptly.
BRISTOL BookkoopliiK
PITY Higher Accounting
QIICIWCCC Shorthand
tl?MlItoO Typewriting
BOLLEGE ToloKraphy
BRISTOL. TENN.-VA.
LOCAL ITEMS.
Marion| Smith, of Btonega,
spent Sunday in town with
friends.
Attorney Lewie K. Harvey,
ef Whitesbtirg, was in the Clap
last week.
Miss Alice King, of Norton,
is visiting her aunt, Mrs. W. J.
Christian.
Miss Maymo Goodloe is vis?
iting her sister, Mrs. \V. S.
Mat hews.
Charles Taylor, of Penning
ton (Jap, spent Sunday in the;
(.lap viiiiting his brother, Geo.
L Taylor.
A. P, Crockett, of Coebtirn,
was a business visitor to tho
Cap since our last iBsue.
James W. Kox, of New York,
i spending a few days in the
' lap this week.
Messrs. A. K. Whitaker and
1 I nudes V. llagun, of Hristol,
w.-re business visitors to the
'lap on last Saturday.
Miss Lillian Lloyd returned
Thursday from a visit with her
brother. Dr. J. J. Lloyd, at Ca
tawha, Virginia,
Mr. and Mrs. H. W. Durritt
and little son Kotiert, of .New
berry, Michigan, are visiting at
the home of Mrs. Durritt's par?
ents, Oapt. and Mrs. J. K. llul
litt.
Isaac T?te ami daughter,
Miss Amanda, of Campbells
ville, Ky., are visiting Mr.
I .ite's uncle, lt. T, Irvine, on
Poplar Hill.
<>. V. Wells ami sisters, Miss
os Alifair, and Augusta, ami
Mirts llattiu Arick, of Jones
ville, attended the Baptist An
Delation at Blue Springs Satur?
day und Sunday.
Mrs. K. M. liorton unit fami?
ly are visiting their futhcr and
grandfather, H. N. Wells in
Lee county.
Miss Winnie Mullins left
Monday morning for Winston
Salem, N. C. where she will
.utend school at Salem College.
Her mother accompanied her,
but will return in a few days.
L. B. Howard, of Jonesville,
was umong tho guests at the
Monte Vista Saturday.
Ueorgo Rhoad8 came over
from Roda Saturday night to
attend the show, and spend
Sunday with homo folks.
Mrs. Charles Witt anil two
little daughters, of Arno, spent
the past week here visiting Mr.
and Mrs. J. B. V. Witt.
Miss Cora Colverf, has resign?
ed her position with tho Vir?
ginia & Tennessee Telephone
Company, and has accepted a
position us saleslady i n the
store of W. W. Taylor & Sons.
H. B. Price, Jr. of Stonega,
spent Sunday in the Gap.
J. ?. Muncey spent part ofi
last weok at Pennington (lap!
on business.
The JonesviUeStar announces
that twin bovs wore born to
Mr. und Mrs. j. 0. (irr on Wed?
nesday of last week.
J. 15. H?ge, editor of the
Hazard, Ky., Herald, arrived
in the Gap last week to assist
Congressman Slemp in his cam?
paign for re-election.
\V. P. t'rowder, of the gener?
al office of the Interstate Hail
road Company at this place,
spent a few days at Stonega
last week on business for his
company.
Mr. and Mrs. Huf as A. Wolfe
are visiting their parents on
Imhodcu Hill.
Mrs. Joseph Bryant and little
daughter, Virginia, of Utah, ar?
rived in the Gap last Saturday
morning :<? spend the winter
with her brother, A. Kelly
Mann. Mrs. Holder by, of
Washington, accompanied Mrs.
Bryant.
Misses Irma Orr, Margaret
Bullitt, Elisabeth Everett, Mes?
sers. Waller, llaun and Akors
attended the teachers meeting
at Norton last weok.
Miss Ethel Pel ton, of Cincin?
nati, arrived in the (lap last
Saturday to accept a position
in C. L, N'ash's office.
Henry llubbard, an employe
in the mines at Dorchester, suf?
fered a broken leg as the result
of coal falling on him last week.
Hoy Holtop, aged It, was
frightfully mangled from a
"shot" in the Dorchester mines
last week resulting in in?
juries from which he died in a
short time.
Horn to Mr. and Mrs. J. B.
Wallace, of Coalwood, W. Va.,
formerly of Hod a and Hig Stono
Uap, last week, a lino baby
hoy.
I. V. Jesv.ee, of the auditor's
office of the Clinchfleld Coal
Corporation of Johnson City,
Tonn., is visiting bis parents,
Mr. and Mrs. F. B. Jessen in
the (lap.
Mrs. J. A. Gilmer and chil?
dren returned last week from
an extended visit with relatives
in Lee county.
Rev. Brown Robinetto will
preach at Blue Springs Satur
day night and Sunday. All are
asked to bring lights out.
The last of live modern 7 and
8 room houses being built on
Clinton and Wood Avenues for
J. E. Bunn, is fast Hearing com?
pletion.
Work is said to ho progress?
ing nicely on tin; now power
station of tho Powell Valley
Light and Power Company's
plant, which is being built at a
point about midway between
this place and Appalachia.
Roy Hartsock, of Norton,
wa6 fined $200 in the Washing?
ton County Circuit Court Sat?
urday, ho having been found
guilty of common assault on
Maude Blalock, of Bristol City.
George Jenkins.cashior of tho
First National Bank at Appala
chia, was among those from
our neighboring city who at?
tended the grand openiug at
the new Amiizu Theatre Satur?
day night.
Up-to date line of shoes for
men, women and children, at
Horton'a?adv.
a?^ Mo and JotT will be
i "jmi at the Amuzu Theatre
7^>?/? Big Stone (lap, Sat
jjpv urday, October 12th,
m?m matinee and night,
in? sSll with a bunch of fun.
Well, for the love of
Mike, Mutt,tell 'em to IDf
get tioketa quick at ?^^JL
Kelly's Dru^f store, or
they may In; crowded
out of a neat.?adv. WLBUbb
Tho Wise Printing Company
in about tho busiest place in all
this country and the way they
are turning out job printing is
a caution.
Mr. and Mrs. Thos. H, Hen
dricks, of Norton, were visitors
to the (lap, Sunday, the guests
of his brother, J. P. Hendricka
and family.
Mrs. J. Q, Jay no has been
quite Bick for several days past.
J. C. Boatright, editor of the
Jonesville Star, and who is also
superintendent of public in?
struction in Lee county, was a
visitor to the (lap on Saturday.
Miss Florence Cooke has re?
signed her position with Kelly
and Irvine at this place, and
will no to Johnson City, where
she has accepted a position as
stenographer to Congressman
Sells. Miss Cooke's successor
has not been chosen us yet.
FOR SALE?Two Brunswick
and Balk Callendar Company
pool tables: good as new. Ap?
ply to H, E. Benedict. Big
Stone (.lap, Va.?adv.
Miss Cora Hyatt, of Jones?
ville, spent a few days the past
week in the (lap visiting at the
home of Dr. and Mrs. O. 0.
(hinter.
On account of tho recent ill?
ness of the pastor of tho Har?
lan, Kentucky, Methodist
Church, his wife, Mrs. 1). W.
Brown, is tilling his pulpit at
all regular services.
fl. W. Burnett, accused of
complicity it, tho murder of
Cleveland ilubbard near Duf
tield more than a year ago, was
acquitted on tho second trial
of the case in tho Scott county
Circuit Court last week.
A largo crowd gathered in
the school auditorium on Sal
urday afternoon to hear Gen,
B A. Ayers and Sena tor Thorn
as 8. Martin discuss the issues
of tho present campaign from
tho democratic view-point, and
wore not disappointed in hear?
ing able speakers handle their
theme well.
. A young mare belonging to
M. J. Lawsou, of Blue Spriugs,
was kicked to death by another
horse in Fox's pasture, Thurs?
day. This is the third animal
to meet a similar fate. One of
the others was a horse belong?
ing to L. 0. Pettitt, of this
place.
Mrs. J. F. Branson, who re?
cently had a serious operation
performed at a Louisville hos?
pital was on the street Saturday
night for the first time since
the operation wad performed
several weeks ago.
Suits for men, women ami
children, latest stylo; also un?
derwear and sweaters, and by
buying from Horton you save
money. He has rain coats and
coats for women and girls.?
adv.
Rev. 'J'. J. Crumley, of Gate
City, will preach in tho Bulah
j Methodist Church on next Snu?
ll ay night.
Rev. C. B. Livesay returned
last week: from Stickley ville,
whore he spent a couple of
weeks holding a revival meet?
ing.
Mrs. J. F. Fay no returned
last week from an extended
visit to relatives and friends in
Charlottsville. Her sister, Miss
Lilly George, accompanied her
homo.
Tho Intermont Coal & Iron
Company are making activo
preparatioi. to put their coke
plant at Josephine in operation
and have commenced to flro up
tho ovens, and by the 15th of
this month they will be ship?
ping coke, which is now in de?
mand ut a good price.
The editor is just in receipt
of u tine lot of peurs sent him
by Mr. 1,. M. Wade, a pominent
farmer of Turkey Covo. Mr.
Wado has a large uumbor of
I trees and his crop is unusuully
large this year. The lot sent
us is of Um Kiefer vnrioty and
are the tlnest specimens we
have seen this year.
Miss Minnie Fox and some
friends drove up to Wise Court
House last Friday and found
the roads so line that they made
the good time of two hours and
a half. Returning they came
by way of Black wood and
Anpalachia and made the trip
with Mime difficulty. No one
should attempt this now in a
vehicle, as Incompleted parts
of the roud and work constant?
ly going on in the way of put
ting in culverts and so on
makes driving very slow and
dangerous to horses und wheels.
At Wise Court House they
bought a dozen "Seek No Furth?
er" apples, raised by Mr. .lessee
in the Hurricane Country,
weighing nine pounds,, which,
for size and quality, proves that
no one need go to other parts of
Virginia or of the United States
to lind u profitable held for
apple culture.
Moved Office to Big Stone
Gap.
Messrs. M. C. McCorkle &
Son, prominent lumber dealers
of this section, and who have
a largo saw mill in operation
near luman, have moved their
office from Appalaohia to Big
Stone Gap, and are now pleas
antly located in the Goodloo
building. This firm is also in?
terested in a large lumber con?
tract in Kentucky and are very
successful in their undertak?
ings.
Amuzu Theatre
SATURDAY, OPT i 9
Mstlnre *ai Mihi. \J\J A ? X. ?4
IWi BI? SHOW Wi WAITING FOR
THE ?TEST HIT IN YEARS
Packod Housos Evorywhoro.
Tho ono lllinUIMP Musical
Groat Bin LAUUnlllU Event
Rud Flutter's Original Creation
Mutt and Jeff
.SO People. 2 Carloads of Scenery.
It- only purpose la to croato |
Laughs.
Everything New
and Up-to-Date
i This Visit.
A
$75,000
PRODUCTION.
It's a Corker.
Don't miss seeing this great
big show and Don't Fall to
bring the little* ones to see
MUTT AND JEFF
Seats gd sale at Kelly's Drue Store.
Utt ticket? early 11 phoss mtttn lor
reservations are poerlaf la.
R. T. IRVINE, Pros. W. T. aOOPLOi:. Vies Prvs. A 8?o>. R. P. RAHK?S, Trs*S
Interstate Finance & Trust Co.
Big Stone Gap. Va.
Capital $50,000.00. Surplus $60,000.00.
This bank, under new management, will continue tbc business upoc
conservative Waes.
SAFETY: Our Motto. SECURITY: Oar Pasa-word.
Interest Paid on Time Deposits.
DIRECTORS.
R. T. IRVINE. TV. T. OOOPLOE,
U. 0. MORISON. 0.8. CARTER,*
A. K. yORISOK. J. 8. IIA Mill.EX.
W. W. T..YI.OR, J. W. KEI.LT.
W. M. Hl.Kltl'.
Safety Deposit Boxes for Rent.
CVery man in this town
? who likes to he well
dressed and who is partic?
ular about it, ought to take
special pains to look care?
fully through our line of
Hart Schaffner 8c Marx
Clothes, Clapp Shoes,
Knox Hats and Man?
hattan Shirts.
We will make it to your
interest to give us your
trade.
C. S. CARTER,
BIG STONE GAP. VA.
New Styles Arriving Each
Week in our Millinery Line.
Don't fail to see them before buying.
J. M. Willis & Company.
Buy it at Taylor's
and get the besi on the
market for your money
We have now on display for your inspection
(and purchase our complete lines of tall and
winter mercliandi.se for men, women and
children, consisting of
Cloaks. Coats, Suits, Skirts,
Dry Goods, Notions, Shoes,
and General Merchandise,
bought for quality and service, and priced
low considering these points.
W. W. Taylor & Sons.
W SHINGLES
LAID RIGHT
tWER OLD WOOd
SH1NG1?S
No dirt?ao beaker, sod whea oaoe
Isid tiejr raska s thofcujWjr Cons-proof
sad fire-proof roof. M?her ol which csa
be ebiaud foe the wood tKIajla.
Asto pris*?thsy use wambsss
gecd wood sUoaSc, tad ia sods places <W ??t> Im.
9 Raab pul co 26 jrati sfo sr* a* food as oew tcd*r, sad K?** caver seeded repairs.
For sale by Local Contractors or Roofers
or Cortright Metal Roofing Company, 50 N.
23d St., Philadelphia, Pa.

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