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The Big Stone Gap post. [volume] (Big Stone Gap, Wise County, Va.) 1892-1928, October 30, 1912, Image 3

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We Don't Keep Stationery?
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 from us Get the Habit!
I-Celly IDs^t^Gr Company,
TjAc 7>S2S*k Store
J. \.<i|LW?K,M. I). W. A. IIAKI?. M.O,
Gilmer & Baker.
Physicians and Surgeons.
on., it In i'ollv HiiildlnK,
Bin Stono Qap, Vlrulnlit.
All i !111 antweroil promptly.
BRISTOL ?ookkooplng
PITV Higher Accounting
COLLEGE Tolagraphy
J, P. Kelly, of Gate City, wus|
in town one day lust Week.
Mrs. B, W. Lang has returned
from a few days visit in Nor
II. A. Morison, of Johnson
Uity, Tenn., was a business vis-1
itor in town last week.
L, H. Howard and M (1. Ely, I
of Jonesville, were business I
visitors to the tiup last week.
I, 1'. Witt, of Arno, spent |
Sunday here with honiefolks.
B, G. Will taker a popular]
lesman, and Robert Imboden,
ul the V. 8. VV. ohioes, at|
Bristol, spent 'I'liursdav in tin
Wade M. Miles was among
the business visitors here from
the county sent, Wise, Sntur-j
Thos. 11. Mason, of Ablngdon
was in the Gap Saturday.
j. R. Davis, of Johnson City,!
. ? .i guest at ttie Monte Vista j
??Ii Friday of last week.
Percy Met leorge, of Philadel?
phia? was among the guests ut|
the hotel on last Friday.
Receiving daily express Or?
dern at Fullers, adding bow
goods to e a c h department.
Don't fail to visit our store of?
ten? Fuller Brothers.
Joseph T. Alderson, a promi?
nent traveling man of Middles
. boro, wns in town one day last
Robert Imboden, a promi?
nent railroad man of Hristol,
was in town last Thursday on
Lloyd Rowe, of Newton, N.
''..is visiting his brother, C.
!. Rowe, in the Gup.
l'p-to duto line of shoos for
men, women and children, at
1 h orge Rhouds oame in from
Roda, Suturduy night to spend
Sunday with his purents, Mr.
and Mrs. B. E, Rhoads.
Mr. and Mrs. J. II. Davis and
lauhter, of Appalachia, spont|
Sunday here with friends.
Webb J, Wlllitts was umong|
the visitors from Norton
>wn last week.
Mrs. L, II. Steele and obit-1
dren left Sunday night for their
home in Louisville.
Topic for Thursday night
111 lyer-meeting at the Christian
|Ohurch ls, Rewards and Pun
Iiihments. A largo attendance
i? expected.
'artield S word, plumber with
W. (J. Coutts, of this plnce was
*iniek in the eye at Coeburn
Saturday afternoon by a frag
ntent of brick while cutting a
Bole through a wall, resulting
in a painful, though not neces?
sarily sorions injury.
W. I). Puller, of this place,]
undT.u. Palmer, of A-ppalachia,
Bpent Sunday with relatives at
Speers Ferry.
P. L. Olinger 1ms moved Iii?
family from Preacher to the
Uup, and they are now occupy?
ing a portion uf the house with
Mm. Olinger's parents, Mr. and
Mrs. James Body'.
Rev, C. B. Livosay, who has
been confined to his room for
the past two weeks on account
of a had shaking up he receiv?
ed in an automobile wreck, is
able to bo out again.
P. M. Reasor bus open a gro?
cery store near his residence on
Wood Avenue, in the lower
end of town.
Horn Sunday to Mr. and Mrs.
.lohn S. Hamiden, a Heven
pound girl.
Mrs. K. W. Klanary returned
hiKt week from l'euniugton
Gap where she visited her pur
i nts. Mr. und Mrs. R. !>. Finn
Mrs. A. Kyle Morison and
her guests, Mrs. J. S. Webster
and children, of Middlesboro,
spent part of last week with
friends at (late City.
There was on exhibition at
Kelly's l'rug store last week n
21 pound turnip radish which
hud gained ibis healthy size in
in S. W. Wax's garden during
the summer.
Special attention is called to
the men's furnishing depart?
ment at Fullers. New a n d
snappy merchandise, hosiery,
neckwear, wool shirts and
sweaters. Special prices.?adv
Mrs, H, P, Young returned
last week from Richmond, Ky.,
when? she attended the funeral
and burial of her brother, T. B.
Jones, who died suddenly at
Stonega on the 8th inst.
0. B. Livesay will preach at
Christian Church Sunday morn?
ing and night. Both the morn?
ing and evening themes will be
very interesting. You are cor?
dially invited to attend.
Ask about the new rat poison
at llumhlen Brothers, adv.
The African Methodist F.pis
nopal Zion church Conference
convened at this place Satur?
day for a two days session and
! was attended by about fifty
[ five preachers from Big Stone
Gap und surrounding territory.
Mrs. M. S. K. Mormon Bpent
part of last week with Mrs. J.
B. Richmond and other friends
at Gate City.
J. U. liagah and C. T. Rico,
Jr., spent Sunday at the Monte
Vista enroute from Bristol to
their homes at Black wood.
M. 11. () ruber, chief clerk in
sales department of the Stonege
Coke and Coal Company spent
the week-end in Bristol having
his eyes treated and glasses
"Bev." Flanary left Satur?
day night for Cincinnati, where
he went to consumate the sale
of two car loads of cattle ship
ped the previous day by his
father, R. W. Flanary.
Rev. J. W. Ruder and wife
and little son left last Thurs?
day morning for Radford,
where Mr. Rnder will have
charge of the Southern Method
I ist Church the coming year, he
I having been assigned that
charge by the recent conference
ut Abingdon.
Dress Goods
So? the arrivals of corduroy
velvets at Fullers. 7.r> cents to
$1.76 per yard.?adv.
The lurgcst single order for
scales ovor made?IIU.OOO?was
placed last week by Postmae
tor General Hitchcock. These
scales, of the automatic spring
less design, will cost $77,800,
and are to be used in parcels
post services over the country.
1). Tucker Brown, of Rich?
mond, who was one of the or?
iginal men of the surveying
for the location of Wise county
good roads was hero Wednes?
Ask ubout the new rut poison
at Uamblen Brothers,?adv.
Kd Body, who has been con?
nected with the Royal Laundry
for several years, has resigned
his position there and has ac
cepted a position as clerk with
Nickels Brothers.
Dr. A, F. Pruuer formerly a
dentist at Appalnchia und who
now lives ut Lebanon und is
agent for Lambert automo?
biles bus been in tne Gap sev?
eral days, having come from
Lebanon by auto, and is show?
ing his car to prospective buy
Claude Dougherty, fames
Barker, Swing Quillin, Barney
Quillin, Grady Kelly, Hyatt
Boutright, 11. L. Pcndlcton, K.
G. Quillin und \V, K. Taylor,
Jr., members of the (Jute City
band spent Saturday night at
the Monte Vista enroute home
from playing for the Republi?
can speaking and barbecue at
I'ennington Hup Saturday.
The Monte Vista Hotel uses
Big Boston Lettuce and Endive
Greens, raised by W. H. Hor?
ton, Phone him your orders
ud v.
Hon. R.T, W. Duke,of Char
lottesville, democratic elector?
al-large, and Hon. Ezra T.JCar
ter, of Gute City, entertained a
packed house ut the school nil
ditorium Wednesday night,
when they discussed the Demo?
cratic nidi- of the politiciul cam?
paign which is now drawing to
a close.
J. A. Printer holds the call
huge record in and aro?nd Leb
anon. He sold 20 head that
w.-ighed 2Jo pounds. One ox
tra large head weighed 22
pounds - Lebanon News.
Suits for men, women and
children, latest style; also un?
derwear ami sweaters, and by
buying from Horton you save
money. He has rain coats and
couts for women and girls.?
In the closing speech of the
Medical Society of Virginia, in
itH forty-third annuul conven?
tion, at Norfolk last week, Dr.
L. S. Foster, a noted Norfolk
physician, is said to havo de?
clared that the only way to
stop the jails and State institu?
tions from running over with
mental delinquents was to have
the Legislature enact statutes
absolutely prohibiting marri
arge in Virginia until a favora?
ble physicians certitlcate had
been procured. \
The L. & E. ;ieoplo have
already erected telephone poles
to this place and will have lines
strung in a few nays. It is
guessing to say that, telegraph
wires will be strung on these
same poles.?Whiteshurg Eagle
Hand Bags.
The newest designs of the
season now on display at Pul?
lers, the store of style and qual?
The Case of N. B. Dotson
against O. M. Kirk & Company
an Ohio Lumber concern which
como about over some timber
in Dickenaon county und which
has been in the courts for 10 or
11 years was compromised in
the county court ot Wise last
week, on an agreement by
which the plaintiff is to receive
$3,000. It is said that if the
ease hud come to trial it would
have consumed about two
weeks time.
Mrs. A. R. Morison and Mrs.
II S. K. Morison, of Big Stone
p?p, and Mrs. j. 8. Wobter
ami children, of Middlesboro,
Ky., spent the latier part of
last week with Gate City
friends, -tlato City Herald.
To Our Customers.
Having sold our grocery bus
ness to K. K. Burgess, who
will take active management
of the store on and after No?
vember 1, 1912, we take this
method of thanking our many I
friends ami putrons for tho lib
erol patronage given tin during
our ownership, and to usk an
extension of good will toward
tho now owner
The store will bo closed on
October 31st in order tu take
inventory and give Mr. Bur?
gess a "clean shoot" for start?
ing on the 1st.
Yours very truly,
udv M. 0, BOSTIC.
J, B. Wampler, bookkeeper
in the Interstate Finance and
Trust Company at this place,
and Miss Mahle McConneli
were united in murriago at
the h o tn o of the bride's
parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. T.
Mct'onnell, at (.late City, on
last Wednesday, Rev. R. T
MoDowell, of Bristol, perform
ing the ceremony. Air, und
Mrs. Wampler have returned
to the (iap and have gone to
housekeeping in the tlat over
Win. Mullins' store, until re
cently occupied by J. B. Duugh
erty and family, they having
moved into the Coehran cot?
tage near the residence of Dr
1). F. Orr.
Under New Management.
Phone03 Nov .1 and therafter
for your groceries. A com
plete line will be kept on hand
with the best possible service
given. Prompt deliveries and
fair dealings guaranteed.
Your patronage and interest
At M. c. Rustic's old stand.
Fatal Accident at Norton.
News was received here Mon?
day afternoon by R. R. Casper,
auditor of the Stonega Coke
and Coal Company, announc?
ing an accident on the Norfolk
.v Western yards at Norton,
which resulted in fatal injuries
to his fatiier, J B. Casper, for
manv years car inspector for
that railroad, at Norton. From
our information it seems Mr.
i lasper was repairing something
I about tho bumperS of a freight
car when t h e yard engine,
which was making up a
train, backed in on his switch
and pinioned him between the
two cars, t ine hand was caught
in the bumpers and mashed off,
though death which followed
in only a few minutes, was
probably due to internal inju?
Mr. Casper was about C?
years old, and is survived by
his wife und son, Ray, of this
place. He was held in high
esteem by n host of friends
whom the Post joins in offering
Burial took place yestorday
at 4 o'clock in the cemotery at
If you are one- resign! Dou't
be a knocker. Hide your little
hammer and try to speak well of
others, no matter how littieyou
know yourself to really be.
When a stranger drops in, jolly
him. Tell liim this is the great?
est town on earth?and it ib!
Nobody ever gets stuck on a
knocker. If you are really sick
consult a physician; in trouble,
consult a policeman. These
gentlemen are being paid to
listen to your tales of woe.
Don't inllict them upon the in?
nocent public?Kxchango.
Next Friday at 4 p. m. there
will bo services in Christ
Church, this being All Saints
Day. There will also be ser?
vices Sunday morning at 11
K. T. IRVINE. Pre.. W. T. GOODLOE. Vice Prea. A 8ec>. R. P. BAHRON, Treae
Interstate Finance & Trust Co.
Big Stone Gap, Va.
Capital $50.000.00. Surplus $60,000.00.
Thin bank, under new management, ?III continue the busineaa npoc
conservative line*.
SAFETY: Our Motto. SECURITY: Our Past-word.
Interest Paid on Time Depoails.
H. 0. MORMON, C. 8. CARTER,'
Safety Deposit Boxes'.for Rent.
Cvikv man in this town
* who likes to be well
dressed and who is partic?
ular about it, ought to take
special pains to look care?
fully through our line of
Hart Schaffner & Marx
Clothes, Clapp Shoes,
Knox Hats and Man?
hattan Shirts.
\\ e will make it to your
interest to give us your
New Styles Arriving Each
Week in Our Millinery Line.
I )on't fail to see them before buying.
J. M. Willis & Company.
We have a full line of parlor, bed
room and kitchen furniture, made after
new and approved models that we are
quoting at very reasonable prices; also
carpets, mattings, druggets, rugs, lin?
oleums, mattresses, shades, book cases,
carpet sweepers, and an excellent assort?
ment of general household furnishings.
W. W. Taylor ? Sons.
" CORTRIGHT" Reg. U. S. Pit. Off.
and accept no tubstituie, if you want a tovi tiiat
tri) fait ai long at the building, and never need
repair: ? never need attention of any kind, except
an occasional coat of paint.
3. File-Proof? Storm-proof? Lijhlning.proof
For sale by Local Contractors or Roofers
or Cortriffht Metal Roofinp Company, 50 N.
23d St., Philadelphia, Pa.

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