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The Big Stone Gap post. [volume] (Big Stone Gap, Wise County, Va.) 1892-1928, January 01, 1913, Image 3

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Our Now Stock of Hot Water Bottles is the most complete we
have ever carried. Meat is nature's cure for pain and when ap?
plied promptly will prevent serious ills. Our line comprises
many styles, sixes and prices. W e make a specialty of High
the kind worth haying. Rubber Goods, to be serviceable, must
be new. We tievei allow any old stock t<> accumulate. That
accounts for our up-to-date stock of Hot Water Bottles, Sy?
ringes, Atomizers, Ice Bags and Sick Room Supplies.
II^eh-^y Drug Comp/vmy,|
Zj'/ic TszsOt Store.
Gilmer & Baker,
Physicians and Surgoons.
Bi-j Stono Gap, Vlriilnln.
Ail calls nnsworod promptly.
BRISTOL Bookkoopin?
Qiry Higher Accouritlni
BUSINESS Tyuowritiiu:
COLLEGE telegraphy
Mr. and Mrs. C. P. Blnnton,
spent Christmas in i-trintol.
J. Polk Wolfe, of Johnson
City, spent Christmas day with
home folks, in the < lap.
Claude Witt; of Zions Mill,
spent Ohrlstmaa at the home of
( 'apt. Henry Taylor.
Miss l'.lizaheth Pettingalo, of
Washington, I), C, was tie- at?
tractive guest o f Mrs. Karl
Stochr the pust week.
Led llnittc-1, of Norton, spent
?a few days with Henry Mc
(lormiok the past week.
Mi-s (vat? Cherry, of Norton,
spent a few days the past week
in the Gap visiting her cousin,
Miss Josephine Kelly.
Vivien MouSerj who is at
tending school at London, Ky .
Military Academy, is spending
his vacation at home.
Miss Virginia Boverloy, iij
student at the intermonl Col
lege, Bristol, Tonil.,'is spending
her vacation in the t lap;.
John David I )rr. of Dryden,
spent several days last week in
tho Qau visiting his uncle. Dr.
1). Pi Orr.
(IttO A mold, clerk u t the
Monte Vista Hotel, returned
last week from a visit to home
folks in Knoxvillo.
11 P. Shepherd, road Inspec
tor for Buhn ?V Company, was
confined to his room last week
with grippe.
I T. Qlily, of Stonega, spent
Christmas day with homefplks
in the < lap.
11. L. I.niii' spent a few days
last week visiting his parents
at Gate City.
Howard Jessi e, clerk in the
Inters tu to Railroad olllce at
Stonega, spent t h e holidays
with homefolka in the < lap
Miss [{ose Scharf, of Bristol,
is the guest of Miss Uutli Jones
in town this week.
.Mrs. J. P. Hendricks and
chMdren spent part of last week
visiting relatives in Norton.
W. K Wolfe, Pat Hammond
and Sam Nickels spent a couple
of days last week in BriBtol.
M. C. AieCorkle and Sou have
moved their olllce from the
Goodloe huihling into the lnter
mont building,
K. It. Casper, auditor of the
Stonega Coke ?v Coal Compa?
ny, spent Christmas visiting
homefolka in Norton.
11. C. Wallace, of this office,
spent Wednesday and Thurs?
day of last week visiting friends
in Wise.
J. C. Mitchell, assistant agent
for t h e Interstate Railroad
Company a t Stonega, spent
Saturday in town.
W..I. Draper, who resigned
Rornn time ago us agent for the
V. ,Y 8. W. at this place, lias
returned to the flap to accept I
the position he resigned.
t\(!. Dully, superintendent
of the Stonoga Coke und Conl
Company at Stoncga, was a
visitor to tho (lap last week,
Dr. ?!. M. PenVler. was a
guest at tho Monte Vista on
last Wednesday;
Attorney Ucorge C. Tony, ofi
Wise, was 011,1 ? the profess,
ionul men in tin ? lap last week.!
.Miss Kugoniu Biiumgardnor,
of tho law th in of Irvine und j
Morison, is Mpoiidiug tho lioli
days with relatives and friends
in Konnoke, Stautiton and 6j her
Virginia eitles,
Miss ISkiscaboth Tally, of this
nllice, spent the holidays with
home folks at Jonesvillo.
Miss J'arilee Bickley spent
several flays lusl week visiting
lo r aunt, Mis. Khoda Bickley,
nt Clinch, Va.
j Kyland Craft, who is attend?
ing school in Richmond, spent
I the holidays with Ins parents,
week from Hot Springs, Ark.,
weore he spent a month taking
pthe baths for flieiiinatiBni, ana
I we are glad to state that he was j
great!) benefited.
11. I'. Voting, assistant pur
chasing agent tor the Slonegu I
Coke ,v Coul Company, and
family, spent the holidays visit-j
inn relatives and friends in
Don ,hi Preseott, who is at |
lending school at Knndolphi
Maeon Academy, at Kr?nt
Keyul, Va . is spending Christ
hind vacation with Imme folk
in the (!op.
Mr. and Sirs. 0, K. Mine, of
St. I.ouis, are visiting their
daughter, Mrs. ('. I,. Nash, in
the t lap.
Di . Lloyd will hold services
in Christ Church on next Sun?
day morning at eleven o'clock.
Sec Witt and Uooher about
"Big Ben." adv.
Mr. and Mrs. .1. It. Wnmplor
spent Christmas with relatives
at (iate ()lty.
(In ed Kelly and Henry Mc
Cormick, of the Virginia Poly
techiual Institute, at Blacks
burg, are spending the holidays
with hornefolks.
Miss .Margaret Pettitt, who is
attending school at Winston
Sal. North Carolina, .spent
t ihrietmus at home.
Quy L. Pttgii, of St Paul,
stopped over in the (.lap Th?rs
Mr. and Mrs. C, G. Cochrun,
spent Christmas with relatives
at Charlotlesville.
Miss Jule Bullitt, who is at
tending school at llollins Insti?
tute, is visiting her parents,
dipt, and Mis. .1. K. Bullitt in
t he Gup.
Dr. Henry Naff,of Knoxville,
was visiting at the homo of J.
M. Willis last week.
Messrs. c. P. [J?llenbeck,
agent for the Interstate Kail
road Company at Stonega, and
1*. ,'. I i roseelose, weigh? master
for the sum.mpanv at Osaka,
were visitors to Big Stone Gap
on last Sunday.
"Big Ben" ringt? on time,
runs on time, stays on time.?
Witt und Bo?her?adv;
Miss Lizzie Bruin, of Adrian,!
Mieh., who is spending the
winter with hor sister, .Mrs. T.
A. Gairios, at Black wood, visit?
ed Miss Janet Bailey in the
< iap lust week.
There will he a special New]
Vear Service at the Christian
I Church tonight, at which two
deacons wilt he ordained,
s. Womb well, agent for!
the Stonega Coke and Coal
Company, with headquarters at
Ashville, N. C., spent a few
days in the Cap tin- past week.
Hubert Bolter, who has been
employed for the past two years
as an operator in the medianI
cal department at the Cnrozo
Locks, on the Panama Canal,
1 will arrive home this week on
III visit to relatives and friends.
Mr. and Mrs. K. T. Fox, of
Chicago, it r e spending t h o
I Christinas holidays with rela
? lives in the (iap.
Mrs. W. II. Carnes and
j daughter, Miss Mary, are visit
ing relatives und friends in
Jouesville this wetile,
Miss Winnie Mullins, who is
I attending school at Boauoko
[College, S,.leni, Va., is visiting
home folks in the Gau during
, her holiday vacation.
The Woman's I lone- Mission
Society':pi the .Southern Meth?
odist Church will hold its regu?
lar monthly meeting at the
home of Mrs. .1. S. Mai hews at
three o'clock Thursday after
Dr. ?, W. Holly and attor?
ney C. K. McCorklo were down
from Appalachia Sunday m the
forme;'s line new |013 Ford au?
Miss Corrie Bong, a promi?
nent trained nurse who has
beeil located in a hospital in
Richmond for some time, is
spending the holidays with lier
parents, Mr. and Mis. C. c.
Long, in the Gap,
Misses Kate Brown and Myr
tie Wolfe, who are attending
school at Sullins College, Bris?
tol, are visiting homefolks in
tin Cap during their holiday
.lohn Allen Goodloe, who is
attending the Poly technical In?
stitute at Blucksburg, is spend
ing Ihn holidays with home
folks in the Cap.
Miss Mary Carnes, who is at
tending school a t the State
Pemale Normal School at Knrm
ville, spent the holidays with
I homefolks in the Cap.
Christmas day was the cold?
est this winter, the thermome
!. r registering in many places
in this section only eight, de?
grees above zoro.
.1. M. McLemore, who is at?
tending the law school at the
University of Virginia, was a
visitor to friends in tile Cap
during the holidays, while en
route to Wise to visit home
Marry Price, chief coke in?
spector for the Stonega Coke
and Coal Company, expects to
return this week from Phila?
delphia, where, he spent the
holidays with homefolks.
Mrs. .1. C. Wells and daugh?
ter, Miss Lizzie, of Norton,
spent Christmas with Mr. and
I Mrs. Irby Nickels at this place.
Allen Cam es, assistant mail'
ngor of Mino No. 0, of the
United States Coal and Coke
Company, nt Oary, W. Va.,
Spent the holidays with home
folks in (lie Qap.
T. It. Qoodloe, southern
district manager of the United
States Tire Company, with
headquarters in Atlanta,vituted
homefolks in the Gap during;
the holidays.
I i'. Bobinette, traveling for
u Louisville drug company,!
spent a portion of the holidays
in the Qap.
Miss Annie May Morelandl
ami Paul and Howard More
land, students at Martha Wash?
ington College and at Emory
and Henry .are spending Christ- j
mas with their parents, Uev.l
and Mrs. Moreland, at thel
Southern Methodist parsonage.I
We understand that J. M.
Young, hoss carpenter for the
Stonegu Coke & Ccal Company
will probably move his family
from this place to Stonega in
the near future.
The different Sunday Schools
of the Gap had Christmas trees
and entertainments for t h e
children during the holidays,
which were very much enjoyed
by the little folks, as well as
some of (ho older ones.
Friends of Mr. and Mrs. H.
K. Taggart, of Keokfeo, will re?
gret to learn of the serious ill.
liess of their little son, who has
been very sick the oast week
with pneumonia, hut we are
glad to state that it is improv?
ing at tie- present time.
Mr. and Mrs, Jackson Wolfe,
of Dungannon, Scott county,
spent a few days the past we.-k
in the (lap visiting Mrs. Wolfe's
brother, ('. S. Carter, and fami?
Mr. and Mrs Glen Southward
spent Hie holidays with Mrs.
Southward's parents in Middles
Thomas Mowbry spent bis
holiday vacation with home
folks at Graham.
(>ii Thursday evening of last
week Mrs. d. W. Kelly enter?
tained a number of tho young
people, home from school, with
a delightful dinner party, at
six thirty o'clock, at her home
on Poplar Hill. Tho dinner
was served in six courses and
was attended by Misses July
Bullill, K it.- i le-i r> , of Norton,
.Margaret Pettit and Josephine
Kelly. Messrs John Allen
?oodloe, Henry McCormick,
I Henry tiullitt and ('reed Kelly.
Miss Alice BhlCe, after spend?
ing the holidays with home
folks, returned to her school
Miss Nancy Fields, a teacher
in Hie Coebuih school, spent
part ot Hie holidays visiting in
East Stone Gap and Big Stone
Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Wells, of
ICorhin, Ky.j Mr. and Mrs. \V.
F. Kibler, of Glamorgan, und
Bev. C. K. Painter ami wife, of
Athens, W. V.l., spent Const
mas with their parents, Mr. und
Mrs. J. S. Johnson, in the Gap.
J. S. Johnson came over from
Harlan to spend Christinas with
his family in the Gap.
Miss Laura Ash worth, of
Coeburn, was the guest of tint
Misses Bruce this week.
Miss Editil Bullard had as
her guests for several days
Misses triej and Lynette Counts
and Lucy Hunnoycutt, of Coo
At the prayer meeting service
at tli.' Baptist Uhurch tonight
Rev .1. B. i'raft, the pastor,
will talk on tin' same text from
which he preached his tirst
sermon thirty years ago Satur?
day night. Everybody invited.
Andrew Beeder, who is at?
tending school at Lawrenoeville
N. .1., is spending his holiday
vacation with his parents, Mr.
and Mrs. A. 11. Reeder, in the
The United Daughters of the!
Confederacy will meet with
Mrs. J. M. (Joodloo on Wednes?
day afternoon, January 8th. all
members are urged to be pre?
Walter Pennington, of Pen
nington Cap, was in town Sat?
M. H. (i ruber was called to
Houstonville, Ky., last week
on account of the serious ill?
ness of Mr. Dave Skinner, re?
turning Friday. Later reports
are that an operation was per?
formed on Mr. Skinner and
that he is improving.
Clifton Thomas, of Bristol,
eponta part of ihn yulotide
with his sister, Mrs. ('. I. Wade
in tho (lap.
Miss R?th Dabney, wlio has
been spending the Christmas
holidays with her grandparents
Mr. and .Mrs. Klkauah Penning
ton, a'- Dryden, spent Saturday
and Sunday visiting telatives
and friends in tint (lap.
Rev. K 1). Garland, of Rich?
mond, will speak at the Baptist
Church Sunday morning at It
o'clock; also Sunday evening at
7:110. Services every night dtir
mg the week at 7:3?. Mr. ?nr
laild is one of the strongest
evangelists in the South. A
cordial invitation extended to
all the people to attend.
Mrs. L>, J. 1'oarch, who re?
cently moved into the K. L.
Brown residence near tho pub
lie school building, is prepared
to care for a few hoarders, and
can furnish either table hoard
or board and room. For further
particulars call on her.
\. Carurthers, auditor of tin
Log Mountain Coal and Coke
Company, at Chenoa, was in
t It e city Tuesday enroute to
Florida, where he will spend
tho Christines holidays witli
his mother, who is there for the
wi n te r.?Mlddlestoro Nows
Harry K. .lessee, of Big Stone
Gap, Va , arrived in the city
the tir-t of the week to ylsii
his brother. Mr. Will JoB.
who has been ill for the past
week at the Archer House 611
Kdgewood Road ? Middlesboro
No ws-Record.
j Robert Bruce left Tuesday
Imorning for Washington Cit\,
whore he has accepted a posi?
tion with the engineering de
partment of the municipal gov.
eminent of that city.
Mrs. W. M. Pippin, of Cadet,
received the tirst prize, consist
ing of a 32 set piece of Boger
silverware, given by S. A, Hor?
ton and Company to the can
didate receiving the In,;
number of votes in the Piano
Contest during the month of
I lecembor,
When our friends sends in
communications for publica?
tion in the Post they must not
fail to sign their name to the
communications, w h i e h, of
course will not be published;
This is necessary in order that
wo may know who our corres?
pondents are, and no commu?
nication will be published
where the writer's name is not
given We are unable to pub
lish a communication from
Kcoki e this week lor tin- above
reaf-oa. We uro alway s pleased
to have our friends send in
news items from adjoining
lawns, but they must sign their
names to their letters,
While play, ing with his brotli
it about ten days ago John
Moore, tin infant sou of Mr.
ami Mrs. U I). Baker, was ne
cideutially hurt, He appeared
lo get along well and it was
thought he had recovered, hut
complications arose and an op
Oration was hecossnry. Ho was
operated on Sunday by Pis
Qilmer, Baker and Painter and
is doing well. Miss Boiling, of
.Norton, is nursing him.
The will of the Rev, J 0.
Straley, the well known Metho?
dist minister who died sudden,
ly several weeks ago at Ta/.o
well, Va., where he was serv?
ing as presiding elder of the
Tazewell district of his church,
has been tiled in t'ne corporation
court of Bristol, Va. I nder
the will all of the property goes
to the widow in fee simple, Ii
includes several valuable bous?
es and lots in Bristol. Mr.
Straley was formerly a pastor
in Bristol ami had many friends
[here.?Bristol Herald Courier.
Blue Grass Family Scales.
for "Is poun.l* bnim," "3 pound*
id* lard." ?10 . th?t to
"(tun ? i" at the weight cf any eartaln ln>
? ju dtaappotntaaest
pli i i (allure.
B1 id (Iran Family
It ?uch i r.>j<on?bt* prieo lt*?
?? ?i - iv i ? m ?? t > ??> without on*. A npoll"
? ? -?v.-i|tht)fr<v-iu?ntly
r.i? in* lh? ;>nc > of ;i wain.
. .- *j int to TArify th*
- pi vh*.>"? from day to
: the Blua C)ra?* ar*
,h*st *t?*l. Yh?<-iuiro ?o*ln n?ub*taotl?
Dial act* .it a slant?ntaka*
r."Hlir.f oa?y. Every pantry ahould hay*
a Blua ("iras* Seal*. H.i? your*?
I you 1 UIuh Orati. It*
Hamblen Bros.
Showing Condition o f the
Town of Big Stone Gap
Va.. Sept. 7th. 1912.
Revenue* an j>er Statement, s?pt ?. mil,
> 69483.81
t 14 Ml
1001 si) io
IflOS _ 5il. W
1905 .401 21
i ood vM.m
i Don aov ???
1910 2388.96
lull . Sis.7:1
1919 72071 4020.0?
IllOt 601,86
1906 .. 148.80
loon . . sao.hi
lOO. 771). 15
1000 0soh1
1011 868.84 8816.89
Lighting 1700.41
1 ill >ad Police 1 ua.M
i itrlilgcti anil Culvert* 8M 28
Cemetery ami Parka 9783.68
j.mlulona 079.61
I Salaries 01800
I Oiinl Expense* 860 7s
Sower* 101. is
I Sewora, UonJ laaue 8089 60
III! on |..m<l* 1775 00
Binking ?'"'" ' ? '2488 7.?
Seh'.a 211100:1
Road Mchj 6097.06
(1 E Ollly 189.61
I'r .1 II l.arry 18.75
I'uli ltl.li; . . 5074,78
Health 109,60
StreoU.lSuw H I IIMH 61
Strict* ?V Boy 157? 86
llrltlgoa Ii I 71(107
Kxpouae of l'rla SO.Ho
Mlsueltueouii 100.(1? 57807.68
BQ 10
188 2:t
189 B7
r.-> oi
174 70
i d 89
2.'>:l '.i7
loo 36
i-.i Si
168 72
ll.l II
10s 84
Total Utow7018
A m.mtn 1011 13-141 4n
Itoii.l T i\rii Kefnnile.l 12-1 ill
Sale of (Vmiitery lot* 121 .50
Rent* from waler 3859.68
Kineo Collected 1081 65
Ltoeuae Taxen collect
.1 ... C03.99
j Sundry Recelpta from
Kentala A Sale* 1H7O.0?
I (litlera < luUlanding
It,,mis laaued .
Bond Kiiml
BIIIm Payable
[1 aali in Treaaury
Total 180970. IS
w s IIkvkhly, Recorder,
See the new styles in
American Beauty
just come in- -best shapes on the
New Laces and Embroidery. Just
come in?now is the time to get your
choice in the new embroideries. See
our special 10c line, it is beautiful.

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