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THE BIO STONK OAP POST.
WEDNESDAY, OCT. lrt. 1918 I'ubhihcJ Kvety Wnlne*J?T \<y Ih* WISE PRINTING COMPANY. Iocorpori%t*?l Olt-BKRT N. KNIGHT. - Editor. Urn. Taar, Six Month*. Thrae Months Inland Moordtac i>> p?>?ul rtguUUoM tl UlO |KMl ofBcc ?t lll(? Stell* <i?|' ??H1V nml-olum matter SUBSCRIBERS art! earnestly re quoated to observe tho date printed on their address slips, which will keep them at nil times posted as to the date of tho expiration <>f their sub? scription, Prompt and timely attention to this request will save all parties a great deal of annoyance. Autumn is here with its cool nights and pleasant days. Many a good woman prays for her husband, but she keeps an eye on him just tho same. The Progressive candidate for congress in this district does not Boom to be "cutting it very wide swath." Nino prisoners escaped from the Taeewoll jail one day last week. They gained their free dorn by sawing the bars. Rig Stone Hap is the place to bring your family if you want tlinm to have advantages tho equal to any town in the south The Wise Virginian says that BUtOS are getting thick in that neck <d the woo,Is. Same down this way, That is one mode of travel good roads will sure bring. The Mutt and JelT show at the AmutU Saturday night at? tracted quite a number of out of-town people, and Stonega, Appalaohia, Imboden, Kookeo, and adjoining towns were well represented. 1 f the prices of pig iron con? tinue to ollmb it is reasonably certain that the Bristol iron furnace, ono of tho largest in? dustries in Bristol. Which has been idle for four years may he put into operation B ton, says the Bristol I lor aid Courier, "The Post iH the newsiest weekly paper in Southwest Virginia,' is the way one of our subscribers put it in compli? ment us last week on the amoui.t of local news pertain? ing to this section that appears each week in these columns. Jt looks now like the number of boxes the govormont is pro? viding in the new postoffiao building, which is now about complete, will not be enough to go around. In fact there will not be ah many as is now in use at the present office, At least one more section of boxes should lie put in before it is turned over for public use The coal and coke market at the present lime in in bettor Condition than it has been in live years. All the companies in this Held are just as busy as they can be, and the smoke from thousand* of ovens is ascending heavenward, This means great prosperity for our people, and we all rejoice to see this activity come again. There is no town in South? west Virginia that is growing more rapidly and permanently j than Big Stone Gap. The building of good roads in Wise und I.ee Counties has put this town in a class entirely by it? self. While there is no boom here, nor none is expected, the town is steadily growing and is becoming both tho business and residential center of this entire section of the coal Held?. si oo .so .26 POLITICAL RALLY AT WISE. Organization Formed for Pur? pose of Purifying the Ballot. Norton, Va.. Oct. H .?This was politi? cal rally day ?>< Wise Court House, and notwithstanding tlist the rain tell nearly all flay a large crowd was present at the county capital to hear the speakers. The I >einooral* were represented by General It. A. Ayera,candidate for Congress,and Senator Claude A Bwauaon. It. ItcpubllcstiK spoke first. Colonel I?. V. Bailey, of Bristol, opening at IS HO o'clock with a speech of one anil a half hours lie was followed by ex-Senator J. C. Noel, of l.ee county, who wan fol? lowed by General Avers In a lengthy speech letting forth the issues of the oampalgn ami stating explicitly his pott llon on the ruors vital qUjOstloha concern* lug his Individual canvass General Ayets was followed by Benalor Bwanaon, w ho spoke over ail hour The BouatOf was in tine trim ami made whal many of his friends said waa the lineal speech of his life The sjieeches of both Goucral Ayera and Senator Bwanaon w en. along klndreit lines ami both wore loudly ap? platulcd Mr. Noel and Colonel Bailey made excellent speeches,from ibollepubll cau ami Progressive viewpoint*, the for? mer being a Hull Moosor and the Utter a regular Republican. lion. T .1. aluucey w as also present but It was so late when the other gentle? men concluded that his ellort was |mst poncd. Oritanliallon I or med. One of the most Interesting ami cer? tainly the litoat far reaching proceedings of the day was a reaolntlon by lion J, F. ituilitt. ot nig st. (iap. president or (he Virginia liar Vasoclatlon, Intended to purify the ballot ami slop Vote-buying in the Ninth District, which was Introduced ami adopted Is.fore the crowd had dls iieroed Judge Skecn acted as chairman and Judge Kltgore was secretary of the meeting which unanimously passed the following resolutions: "Bcaolvcil, That we, the undersigned, hereby request ami urge all eitl/ens of the Ninth Congressional Dlatrlol of Vir? ginia, regardless of thell politics, who are interested in fair elections ami especially In preventing the purchase and pale of votes lo meet at llrlstol on the -1st day of October, 191*2, at ? o'clock p m . for the pur|k)?c of procuring a permanent iirganlzation to l>o known as tin Kali Klcctlnn Society of the Ninth Olatrlol 61 Virginia, ami (or discussing the beat mcth.sls of securing fair elect Ions in the coming elections ami of adopting practi? cable plan- to carry out these ende. Resolved, further, that the chairman appolnl a committee of ihre > (?> be known as the executive committee of this move? ment to hold olllcc until the meeting at llrlstol Is orgsulicd, and wlioaa duty It shall be to fully advertise the mooting hereby called foi ami to make all arrange? ments therefor Resolved, further, thai said executive committee secure the slgnatorcs hereto of all persons present who fsvoi this move? ment.' ' Judge Skeen thereupon appointed .1 r". llnllltt, democrat, II C Miller, dem? ocrat and editor of the w i.-c Virginian, and It V Wohlford, republican, tivas urer of Wise County, as executive com inittie These gentlemen are taking the ?natter up actively, ami believe there will lie a largo sttemlanco at ltrist.d President's Report of the Associated Charities. Tho Moond year of Associated Chart lies now clos.d has given what should be considered satisfactory piool <<f the 1.. nc tlt of organization and combination Pkc nqiort of til*'treasurer shows an iurreas*. in lueuiticihlilp over the lirst year, though slight, ainouiita to len per cent rho amount of money w hich passed through his hands tlic second year is aomowhat let* than in the proceeding, owing largely to the tact that then was leas occaalon for raising money by subscription for sjs-. eitle purposes which could not be covered by the funds In hand Ufa Id OS money tlioro has pa-.-d through the organisation ami otherwise been distributed through its influence a considerable amount of f.ssl and clothing, of w hich it was neither possible nor per haps desiralilc to kis'p ai.mt It should aoffloe that much need was relieved thereby, A> n direct result of aaaoclkUon ami authoritative control a car of coal was given tiy the Stout ga Coke slid Coal Company which saved muoh expouso ami enabled ui to supply all worthy needy persona w ith enough to keep them com. I'ortabbs through the unusually severe winter. And more coal la promised us when the present supply Is fithstlsttnl Great care has been exercised In seeing that applicants were worthy of assistance before help ws? rendered them and many applications have Uhu refused. While at One time it appeared that the town would be overrun with unworthy people, come here on account of charities, it is believed that, having learned that they would be given nothing, they luve nearly or quite ceased coming for that purpose Pet investigation as to the worthy, aud for rendering personal aid lit the illslribu tlou of i.t-ci.nlties the association l> par tlonlariy Indebted to MIm v\ and to Mi?? KllMt. who have boen untlriog In their devotion to the cause. Wo pus on Into the third year of our cclstance with good reason fot congratu? lation on pul aocompllsbtnent and for hopes of more geneial Interest In the future The second years work lias emphasized Ute efficacy of aasociatlon in charity, hot only in gfviug only to those to whom should lie given, hut also In economy of I dhurtbutlon ol the fund- entrusted to the ' association With general puhllo appro elation of Its work, which must come in time, lndiscrtmlu*,le Individual gift* should be largely refused, and help cor rcspondlngly afforded to the aaaoclatlon. Colonel Roosevelt Shot. Milwaukee, Oct. H -Colonol Theo-| ?lore Rooscrett wan shot in the brcaal by an assassin aa Ii?' ohtered an automobile In front of tha tlotel Oilpatrick In start for an auditorium, where he was to apeak tonight. The ahootlng was done by a man evidently luaane. Colonel Itooaevoll Ineletcd on going to the hall ami there quieted the crowd that li.nl heard lie had been shut, spoke from S 20 to t? *S o'clock, thongh apparently weak, ami] then was taken to an emergency hoaptud Tbebutllll itruck a roll of manuscript | of his speech delWbroi] tonight ami this probably aavod hia life Alter ah hour's ipic*tlniiiug the assassin gave Iiis ii.nm- as John ?hrenk, of 8?0 Bail Tenth Street, | New York. Prom notes found in the priaohor'aelothoa it li oVhlenl he is de-| mettled on the subject of Colonel Itaose velt running for a thir.l term. Colonel lloosorolt left at 19:50 o'clock] lor Chicago,aboard a s|Hs-i:il trattb where the bullitt will l>c extracted. The flth Sunday meeting of the Oliholi Volley AOBOointion watt hehl here in the Bap? tist church Friday. Saturday and Sunday. An elaborate pro? gram was carried out and u large crowd was in attendanco. Rev! L. W. Smith, a minister nf wide note was the principal spokesman of the mooting Among the prominent visitors] present from a distance who) participated in the meeting WOre Ij, \Vi Smith, W. Li, raini? er, K. II. Krancisco. YY. F (i,?i soy, VV, II. Milton, Isaac Byrd, O, K. Anderson, \V. N. Surface, Charlie Hall. M. F. Porter, 0. 11. (iibson, C. \V. Collier, J. S. Akers and <i. w. KilgOro, The Baptists hero took care of the] visitors ami all went away well pleosod with the hospitality of the members of the Baptist church here and the hospitality Of our citizens.?Coohnrn Jour? nal. Friends of Miss lOli/.alieth Wynn.of Jonesville, formerly instructor in music in i h e school at Ibis place, were great? ly distressed to hear thai she was thrown from her horse while out riding with a friend one day last week and badly cut ami bruised about her face ami body though il is thought no serious injuries were sus? tained. I ?r. M. L. Stallant returned i Saturday night from hie trip to SoilthwcBtOril Texas Miss Mary Left wich spent Sunday with her friend Miss Harlow?, in Fast Stone filnp. The many staunch friends ami supporters of BOv, Wag nor are rejoice.I that he and his estimable family will be in A p. palachia anot her year. Julia and Janet are the names of the pretty twin daughters which tho stoik presented to Mr and Mrs. tleorge Jenkins several days ago in order to make a n even dozen young Jenkins whilh have arrived in the course of time at the Jen? kins home. Mrs. YY. J. Christian, of Pig Stone Hap, spent Saturday shopping in Appalachia, The ladies of the Home Mis? sion Society are busy planning for a Hallowe'en bazaar the last of the month. A number of more or less severe cases of tl Ii v have been reported from thai section of town near the Interstate depot. Mrs. 0. T Smith und chil? dren spent the past week in Bristol visiting relatives. Mrs. Lee spent part of last week wltli her husband tit the Middlesboro Hotel, of which Mr. Lee is the new proprietor. An old-fashioned "shivaree" was given Dr. and Mrs". Botls Thursday night by u large num her of young men provided with a variety of tinpans, cow? bells and similar weapons, The noise was finally assuaged by a barrel Of ''Crystal Bale" which tho bridegroom was glad to ex change for a cessation of the discordant melody of pounds under his window. AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENTS, j Sunday afternoon while an [mbudeo oar was crossing the V. it .->. W*. track at the mouth of Pigeon on its way t<> I mho den it was struck by an engine , and badly damaged. In the; car at the time <>f the accident., besides tho driver, wero Messrs Di II. Skinner, nf Kookec, and J; G McFerrin, of this place, ?lust as the engine struck the car the na n jumped and .Mr : .McFerrin escaped with a few bruises and a general shaking up, but Mr. Skinner was thrown under the car and was bruised up very badlv, though Ins inju? ries are not serious, lie was taken to the hospital at Stoliega and it will be several days be? fore be will be out again. Mr. McFerrin returned to the Oap and is now in bis room at (ho .Monte Vista and will be out in d few days, The driver of the car escaped unhurt. The driver we understand, claims that he did not see the engine coining before starting t 0 cross the track. liocs into the River. Monday afternoon while an Appahichin car driven by Mr. Johnson was on its way from ibis place to Appitlachiit, it left the pike beyond tile lock cut near Bearing Brunch a u <1 plunged into tin river a\ of a ten toot eubankment. In the car at the time besides the dri? ver were Key, ('. B, Livesay and W. T. Mahaflev. of tins place, ami a Miss Cress, of Ap palachia. The) ail miraculous? ly escaped injuries but Mr Liv? esay, who was badly shaken up, though his injuries are not serious. The car was not run? ning very fast and the driver claims, that something went wrong with the steering greor was the cause of the accident. Notice lo Contractors. Bids will be received bv K .1. Prcsoolt, Chairman of i h . Board of Supervisors of Wise county up to October 25j 1912, forthe construction of a two room collage al the County Poor Farm. For plans and specifications upply to K. J. Prescol I, Big Stone i lap, Va. - adv. Republican Speaking. lion. Georgo L. Dotson, of Iowa, who has been touring the Ninth District in the interest of Congress Slenip in his race for reelectioni and Hon. T. .1. Mun cy, nssjsu.nl district attorno) for the Western Distriol of Vir ginia,addre.-sed the voter . OfBig Stone Gap and vicinity in the school hall here on Monday night. A large crowd w a s present and seemed very enthn siusiio an the issues of the in. pnign was discussed bj these able speakers. The world don't want to he n your troubles unless yo'ii can toll them so they will make it laugh. Piano Contest. T h e following candidates have entered the contest for tin- Piano given away by S. A. Horton ,V Company and tin' Big Siono (lap Post, full par ticulars of which appeals else where in this issue, and al tho counting of the votes Monday received the following: lib) STONE UAP. Miss lllanoh Kllbourti . ... Loot) Mi*s Comic l?iii.nn 5,935 Mrt .1 A Merri... J.ftfSj .Miss lies., Spieles 111, I |s Mrs II. .M. Kilon? 10,600 Miss Kill i,- Herten 3,000 Miss Vlrgtc Mutters 8,-IS5 M i\s ( 'Ico Sword ?"?.".s; Miss Kllcn Was 1,000 Miss blxalc Horton 6.071) MlasOra Click ;(.iKi,l Miss Alice A roller . 7,876 Miss llcsale Pahuci 2,200 Miss Until Jones 2,000 Miss Kaunle Johnson l.:iv. Mis T. l: Sturglll 4,000 Miss Cera Colvanl 8,450 Miss Vlrgio Jonas 1,100 MUs lithcl llerrou .... 3,380 Miss Amanda (.amber! 8,000 ItlU 8TONK OAT- It, K. I? . No 1 Miss fmoginc lleainan 9,800 Miss llattta Kaylor . 8,540 Mis Will llammous 3,040 Mrs (i I' Mason. l.fiOO IIIC sTo.NK QAV H. I" I? Nn 3 Mi-s ii,t.i\.i Parson* 4.100 t'ADKT Mrs It I Howls S.RSj Mis. W. M. Pippins 4,000 A I'l'AI.ACII! A Miss Myrtle Smith 4,10a ? MS'.oi.K.V Miss IVarl Cowan ti,325 ANNOUNCEMENT? WE desire to call the attention of the buying public of Big Stone Gap and vicinity to our store on East Fifth Street (W. W.Taylor's old stand), where we have just opened for business with a full, new line of Staple mill Fancy Groceries, Fresh Monis. Country Produce iiimI Feed, Our meat department is in charge of J. W. Willis, who will take pleasure in filling your orders promptly. Our aim is to supply our customers with first class meals, groceries and produce at all limes. H. L. LANE GROCERY CO. Phone L47--3 rings BIG STONE GAP, VA. 1.?ilMf.i? i i.M>m???iiBHn mull ????????.?? Cash Lunch Stand R H. BUY ANT, Proprietor. MEALS AT ALL HOURS. Regular Table Hoarders Taken. Also Groceries Fresh Fish, Ice Cream, Cold Drinks, Bread. Cakes and Fruits in Season. AMUZU CAFE A. L. GAZU, Proprietor. Meals. Lunches, Sandwiches nud Hot Coffee at all hours. New and up to-datc rag--time music direct frorrt the publishers. The only music store in Bier Stone Gap. YOUR PATRONAGE SOLICITED. ]-S*ii~ro:i'i. & Witt, GENERAL INSURANCE AGENTS. Offlco FirstFloor Intormorit Building, BIG STONE CAP, VA CorreNpoiicleneb SSolioi tecl. IV it initlurHtootl Ili.u IteV B Sunndbrs is no loii |C0r Mission^ ary for tlto (Jlincli River Asse, elation, ltd*. s. L. Tiicker 1? now tli.' Missionary for said Association. ItBvl .ii It Kbw \i:t>-.. Work Hi \ W .M fuAA mum. Moder Do Yon Love Good Music? If so, yon should tint IIHSM buying Hoino of tint titles just n r..i\ ? d :it tho Music I'bimrl m.nt of I lie, Amu/.u Cafe, fresh! frnm tlio press <>f New S'ork publishers. Herd Arti Home that lire pur 1 liculurly :i t |r n c I i v t'i "My j Sweetheart UVm Down with] Hi.. Ship;" The Wreck of the! Titanic;'' "Win n My Onhleii Hair Turned In Silver i Irnj ;"' '?.lust as the SI up \\ rut Down;" "Nu Plowor ran Cumpari' With] You, Girl;" "Tlio Snow Mm" domo in and look over tili1 new assortmi'iit sot to now music. Music Department, Ainn/.u Cafe, A. 1.. ?AX.O, Manager, In the seclusion of your own home let me select, fit find show you how to wear a lirella Corset It ndds licauty to ymir figure, auhdura irregulari? ties; n basis for correct,tasty, becoming drcsa. The ilexihlc, unbrealt ftl>lr, non-rusting Spirclla Boning found in no other corset? positively retains iu shape; *f frequent laundciing. The Spirella Corset is hygienic, comfortable, moduh. To know ?u prrme comfort and tasty, correct dress wear one, Phon, or tend pott catd Mrs. J. P. Wolfs, Corseticre. Presbyterian Church, Bin Stono Cap. Va. Dlvlufl worship Lit Second ami fourth dundsy of each month at IttOUri ni in flu ist Chapel. A Cordial Welcome to All. .IAS M SM lilt, rhonc So AcUng I'nstor rL*--.PT~-- . tnin for houit - dof kenocl ami henhouse, BV MAIL THE REX CHEMICAL CO.. Ncnport .sold nv Kelly Drupr Com pan We u-ant you to bo thnrmichly eon? ', ?lne?td that uur UIuu vi ras? Ii.i ? ' 1 the boat to be had at any price. Yen? start easy. There uro any num. i b**r of BLUE GRASS TOOLS ] ?? can sell yon "with chanRO bu.:S< o '. ' ; a dollar" ami it elves us the opportunity I to prove our claim about Bim? QrasS I quality. A hatchet, for example. I th* quality of the ontlre Blue Ora Ourstoek embraces a corapleto* of Blue (bass carpenters', i?eoh.tolcar I autl agricultural tools. Hamblen Bros. Hardware and Groceries