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VOL' XX1, BfG STONE GAP. WISE COUNTY, VA.. WEDNESDAY. APRIL 2, 19.37 No. 14 |AncestriaI Achievments The! Basis of Posterities Glory iArchitectonic Projection of Character. jfllyKev O. Jl Moniami. Pastor SI. K. I I'hureh, South. - Serial Sermon No. 4 Scripture Text: 40 Hod having provided tomcbt-l* l?r Ihinir. Inr u?,thai they without u? should not I? muleperfect Heb. 11-40. u wit* sboul Zinn, und ?o nrniind .it....it her: tell the lowers thereof. ij Mirk ?ei: In r bulwark*, 1 Conradsr her pstacW; lb il ma) tell it tu the leaeretlnn rollimlnE. I'? iViri). 1 A highway of universal history has [l>ceu emblazoned aoruss the hoary ccutu rics by the Caravan of civilization. Like hlaleOi-d man has never left himself wlth : nut witness In the wake of human pro I grcss is registered every vlclslludo of physical experience, mental apprchen [slon, and moral aspiration. As the tides [of a restless sea mark the granite prom [ontory, man engraves on the bosom of [ mother earth the eb and llow of civlliza ! lion A causal force, a conscious entity, coatradistingtilshcil from the things, events sml environments among w hich lie moves, ? hose every act embodies ? law ofoiidlcsa progression, written in the Isngtiago of reason, fiiaH leaves the I its - I print of Iiis personality <>n everything he 1 touches, so builds anil works that his I biography, from primitive liinoccnse to i the golden age of the twentieth century I Is wrought into (lie earth that like the j shields of Pallas, so Inno as there re. I in.mied ? fragmout the Imlago of tin' arll 3 sun should be reflected. ', History la a record of msn as he w as, j as lie has been ami a prophecy of what he Llsto.be. Greatness in man la not so j much to bo fouiid In w hat he is nr has < been as in what man can be. To find in j the past self satisfaction or in the present . iinlenfmenl would be little less than in? tellectual anarchy that would end In 11 ial suicide Human progress is not an iiuportctioua freak of blind fbrco but cumulative ami regulative force of pcisnuality lliruiigh ; winch providence Is 0|rurating to the : olijeettdealion of Divine thought in ideal 1 msnhootl, Universal history, not simply the com 1 pilstion of fortuitous etchings of maraug ' mg rabbles or IllCOOgrueilt hordes, but [ Hie compendium of the laws under which i intellect and reason move to world wide conquest ?lvliliatl??. Institutions have been the "Tabula lloaa" of civilization 011 which the nations of the earth have left the dunlforili In scriptum of racial bistort. Whether It his been a silbtcrauian cavern beneath the mouutain of hla native heath or tliu C'ateCOltlbs, s wigwam, a hut o r a stately mansion, a simple stone with its sacict oil for consecration, eollussal temple or spacious cathedral, all am the objectified civilization of the passing age Arrow points uo less than Oatllng guns reveal the defensive and offensive strides to? wards development. The wooden plow discourses as eloquently U|miii his indus? trial traits as Hie modern eultivatT or heaveater, The Hall of Pillars, of Kgypt speak across the chasm of forty centurlea Of the intellectual force, artistic skill and the aesthetic taste of that great people, their faith in the silent guardianship of proldenee or her concept of an bunioble fate si.nrved in her native stone Antlqe friend, ?Maul Sphinx That cannot speak nor think, Although, as natures scroll Volumns of history Holds. Those massive and Imposing pyramids express simple patriotism and are a thesis ? mi the cherished hope of immortality. floths and Slormans, (lucks anil Un? mans, Aryans and Caucaatona, civilized or uncivilized, bond ur free, legbly en graved their character and history in ['artheiion, Coliseum, palace and temple and through these though dead yet speak in reasons ear, stir the silent forces uf thought tbiough the pages of history and from the somber ruins of seblevmcnt 01 the tw ilight of failed glory, eehoo the shout of the charrioteir rounding the goal, the acclimations of the popillla over the feats of some Acliiles nr the gorgeous return of aome wajiior redden with the gore ol the helpless anil oclor the ideals uf the twentieth eentuary Institutions are apparrent channels of a <|uass! immortality through which one generation inherits a pnsihumus inspira? tion from ancestral greatness builds on their past dead reives and in turn beneath to posterity tho accumulated wealth of the ages. No age of the world has had such his? toric antlcedeuoe. auch political and so? cial environmrn or iiiherites so uoblu an? cestry as this sge. Every age ami dime, people and tongue have paid their tribute to this golden sge of human history. Among Um nsllot? of the earth 11011? can boast of ?0 peerless a heritage an we. "The : lines have fallen unto us in pleasant I places.yea we have a godly heritage". In- : corixiratcd in our constitutional foumla- | ttODS are to be found the highest Ideals and means to an unprecedented civlll7a lion. Ancestral nobility and Mile States? manship and deep reverence and w ell <h? Qned piety form the comer stone of our civic, political ami religions life, foster and for-lfy Inhcrant rights anil provide for the largest latitude to Intellectual genius and spiritual development. Phil? anthropy, that priceless Jewel of national brotherhood, ornimented the breast, ani? mated the life and nerved the aim of CO lonlal manhood, gave color to every schleTtncnt, outline and form to every Institution faith ami fortitude pushed! back the shadows of barbartain and su-i perstltlon, supplanted the glowing camp-1 Ore with a rudi domeito, hewed (Vom tlie I native forest a templi f--r the triune Ootl and provided for public Instruction, Utility gave form and ideality ornament to the monumental achievmcntk of brain and brawn conserving to their day and generation such equipment ami environ? ment as contributed to the maiitalnancc and development ol the highest type of manhood, seciirad mental stimulus and originated such ideals as were eompara bl?* to the national problems mid social exigencies of national existence. I'ro. iei led a system of industry ami commerce that would Utilize the latent wealth in in? line, lorn the "happy hunting ground" into a waving field of husbandry and set the wheels of industry to the music of the century causing the' WllderuOM id bloeom a? the rose. The static forces of ancestral character built into our institutions! glory navel wrought OUI constellation after" constel? lation of heroes like our Washington, I Webster* and I'lays, to adorn our histor? ic horrlsoh. These forces have given en dowtnon! and inspiration to every pro feasiou.and vocation founded in the fertll brain of man or necessitated by the intri oaole* of colos-al life, spread the canvass and furnished the prospective for the most unwonted attainment* in art. built and furnished the labratory and provided equipment fuTsciontlHa research and ex? ploration, unshackled the mind, fostered faith in und worship of a personal Qbd What an inheritance, such ancestral characteristics What ancestral reward.! the achiovmchta of this age. What causal force our Institutional ant ice-j dencc. This peerless civilization what an client. Institutions) form* are trasltory. Or? ganising principlea are casts of persons!! ly ami are eternal. Evolution* of life I strew the highway of progress With thb skeletons ot primitive glory. Life cannot be holden of the dead past. Life seeks an ever increasing Isttltudc The eosyj homo of the cry soli* la to olicumscrlbcd a throne for the winged butterfly. Kver increasing civilization necessitates ever expanding avenues fur its expression. The primitive implements of husbandry arc insuttleienl for landed estates. Vast prarles am! world market* consign the crude to the obarnol house of past glory or to some impleroentsl hall of fame and the gang plow moves across the prairie. Mammoth enterprise* and in? ternational commerce have antiquated former manor and means of transporta? tion. Business compartments .mil Indus, trial plants have been replaced by the modern steel structure that neks an al? titude that comport* with the requirtucnta of the age and conveys the ideal of this commercial er? That nation, people, or institution that tails to catch the movements and spirit of the age write their ow 11 doom, and will Is soon committed to an unmarked tomb to become a foselized relic of an antiquated civilization. We have arrived at an institutional 1 tontlnued on page I Loans and Investments The Standard Home Company, Inc., provides! home purchasing contracts with a guaranteed investment, an agreement is made whereby you can borrow money to buy or build a home or pay off thai mortgage with interest at live per cent on yearly balances, and your return will I>h $7.60 per month on each $1,000 bor? rowed. Rent receipts never pay dividends. We have put more than ten thous? and people in their own homes, and can put you in yours, -f you will take our plan. Assets over $1 ;625.eO0 00. Call or write at once for information to C. B. Ramsey, Agent Office?Over Postoilice Norton, - - Virginia Urge Fried niann To Visit State Health Commissi oner Assures Scientist He will Be Given Opportunity to Test His Cure Here. Richmond, Va., March ? Should Dr. Friedrich Friodmanu lind it possible to visit Virginia, he lias been assured by officers of the Slate Hoard of 'Health u| most hearty welcome and every possible facility for demonstra? ting his cure. Health Commissioner Wil? liams in extending this invita? tion tu Dr. KYiedmann wrote the (ierman savant that the patients at the State Sanato? rium at Catiiwbn would wpl come linn with open arms and) tliat the stall' at the Sanatorium would render him every possi hie assistance i n making a thoiOUgll demonstration of his treatment. "From many parts I of the State," wrote Dr Wil i hams, "we have rcceivod re-1 quests that we do our utmost to l-ring yon to Virginia and give you opportunity of demon? strating your new tuberculosis] cure. We very gladly second those requests as we think the duty of public health officers should be to encourage investi? gators in every legitimate way | possible ? The State's health officers] will do their utmost to bring l?r. Friedmann to Virginia and| to giVe his cure n fair test, hut are anxious that (heir invita lion to the (ierman Bcieiltisl be not inisuiiderstobd, "We are open to conviction," said an officer of: the Hourd in discuss? ing; the matter this morning, "we sincerely hope that Dr.' Friedmanu's discovery is valua | hie and we certainly shall not ' ho a party to any effort to die credit it in advance A- a bac leriologist <>f experience, Dr. I Friedmanu is entitled t" the most respectful consideration. He will receive it if ho eun come io Virginia." "We are, however, most anx? ious that the public and espec? ially the consumptives of lie Stale defer judgment until the Friedmann remedy has been tried long enough and under: conditions sufficiently diverse ti> demonstrate its merit. The fact that some of the patients given the treatment have shown marked improvement should not he accepted as proof. Uiv der existing methods of treat1 merit, many consumptives im? prove from the very lirst, and at the Stttle Sanatorium, as at other Sanatoria throughout the! country. Borne patients gain, weight from the very day of thoir admission. Dr Fried? mann has treated a number of early incipient cases, some of Whom would have improved if given the open-air treatment. ;This does not moan that his I remedy has no merit-, it rather means thai the merit of his euro has not yet been proved. We hope the doctor can come to this Slate anil lo gin a more Coinprehensive lest The public need not fear tiial Virginia will he hackward in this matter No question of I professional ethics is involved, and even if there were this I [would not stand in the way of (giving Dr. Friedmnnn n fair chance to prove his case, Should I tlio lasting merits of his treat jment bo proved, the State An | lituberculosis Association will raise a fund and w ill see that 'the remedy is purchased for distribution in Virginia." MEN WANTED. ?>A MINERS wanted by 1 *-?v/ stonegap Colliery Com? pany, Glamorgan, Va. Steady '.work. Highest price per ton [paid in the district. Healthy camp. Excellent water. School , and church facilities. Stonegap Colliery Co. ! 30. J. S. CIIBYNEY, Qeo. SnsPt Iplacli Items Jiio A. Moore, who Im? a stand on Mit in Street, nml lns: son, Bdgar, wort- both severely burned about the hands with burning gasoline one night last week. Little Alpha Patrick, a third grade p u p i I, wns severely | burned several days ago in starting a fire in the kitchen stove by n flash from the lump oil with which rhu was Mart lag the Uro. Her face was ul tno8t one blister. Miss Charlie Rebn Orr, the popular primary teacher in the school at this placo, went up to Norton on the interstate Kri day afternoon to attend the burial*of Mrs. Lotchdr Qilly, who (Iieil ut that place Thurs? day morning of blood poison. Misses Leftwich and McKen sie expect to spend the week end With friends in Norton and <' ???burn. Prof. Blake, of this place, joined Iiis sister. Miss Allio, ol I Norton; and Miss Scruggs, of the same placo, In Hit; stone Gap Sunday, where they were the guests of the Presiding Klder and Mrs. Martin. Miss Elizabeth Richmond, of Dryileu, and her Bistei'j Mt--1 Pat, primary teacher in t he Cumberland High School, Bw lug Virginia', were shopping at Koni and McConncll's Satur? day . Prof. Montgomery, of Tom's Creek, spent Saturday in Appn luehiu, mid If hi y d Cieek escort etl him home Sunday .ruing and ripent the day, Miss Heat rice Gobble ulsO went along Id visit Miss Kuth \\ hiteheud. If the town cows will kind!) keep to the eommolis anil tin pike, the school children ol some of tiie lower grades will trv to beautify their disgrace? ful looking school yard with a I few flower heils this spring ai at he expense of considerable labor. Mrs. \'ilas and Miss Li I lie Wells Were buying Spring he.nl gear at Ford and MeCoiiueil'S] Monday. Dr. Harry Smith also went to Tom's ('reek Suinlav . J, s. McC innell has just pur charted from M. D. Richmond a residence lot adjoining that ol which Mr. Richmond has ru cently huit a residence for him Self ill the Blpudoll Aihlilton. Mr. McConuell expects \<< build in the near future. An uusightly building be tweeti Aniburgey's a u d the I'osi otliee is being torn down, having been condemned us un snfn by the town authorities Dudley Inghmn.of Cooburil, was down Sunday visiting friends in the Bfbudoll Addi? tion. Miss Gertrude Moore a n d Lucile and George Dunn are now pupils in the A H. s. from the St. .lames Hotel. Tom Walker, "that nice fat traveling man," spent Suilduj in Appalachian i-aa.. I East Stone Gap Miss Corn l.ee Collier was the charming hostess of a birth ! day party at her home here on i last Friday night. A moil"; those present werei Misses Bonnie Wells, Ltiru Richmond, Virgie Meely, Lu eretia,Collier, Nettie Williams, Delila Williams. Bessie T?te, Grace and Oreno (Silly, Kdnn Stewart, ('ora Collier and Kuth Lee, Messrs. Clarence Reed, Lawrence Hobbs, of Mendotn; Rhen Wells, Rtifus and Dave Neelv, Newton Collier, John Shipley, Adlni Collier, .lohn Lee, ('besser Hood, Ora Much lunan, Krank and .lames Gilly. All of tho-n pr> s-nt bad a [good time On Miss I ollin's 15th birthday. Cake, ice cream. oranges um! otlu r ri freshmenls were served. Miss Gertrude Wells, of ,OBaka, spent Sunday in Bast Stone Gap. Mr. and Mrs. Worley Kil b'itli'li, of Cadet, visited Mr. and Mrs J. B. Richmoinl Sun I day. SlS "The Taylor Nursery" It is a will rocoKnlzod fact that "Tno Taylor Nursery" Is tho Bafest most sanitary, most convenient, Muhest clasa Baby Uocl ovor made. Moro Taylor Nuraorios are bought by moth? ers to-day than any other baby crib In tho world. It 1* the only real modern, sensible sleeping arrangement, that saves both mother and baby. It I? in um> In ?very civilized coun trj "ii earth, and la bought by the no blllty and p?asanta of all Kurope, etc , a* well as bj the wealthy ami poor alike in the United Slates. It has received the gold medal ami tirat prize at every exposition at which i! has been exhibited. U will mean more to you aod to your baby than anything elu> on earth that money* can buy. Wo will bo Klatl to provo all this to you as for othor roa Boria why t hla la true, ask tho mother who owns ono. W. W. TAYLOF* & SONS BUY A Chattanooga Double-Shovel Plow li \i>u want the best arid must endurable plow. It paj you ti atul examine nur lint HAMBLEN BROS When You Paint ?0^"" Use PURE Paint and Ute Pure LINSEED OIL to add i S to it at one-halt the cost of Paint. TURK PAINT Is made wllh Will IK I t All. ZINC and 1 INSI I l> Oil. Hint's the way tto 1.. A M. StAU-MlXKD REAL I'AINT la mode. Hut ALL the OIL needful to make the L. & M. 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