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I The Big Stone Gap Post.
WL' XX1, - BIG STONE GAP. WISE COUNTY, VA., WEDNESDAY, APRIL 16. 1913. No. 16 chool Games jjjlg Stone Gap loses lo Appa Iachia. AT APPA1.ACI1IA turdav In tin- second game of the Wth Seli.nl series lli,,' StOIIO Cap lost to Rftalaehia, the store being 0 to 3, The H? went into the game badly crippled MHhe nlisr.of i nno and in addition MB up against .a team outweighing tbein fflgK fltleen pounds to the inau, hut they liMno-l themselves foontcn worthy of thol RBny s st< i l. lighting gamely to the last. ?SSli: Stone scored two men in tho first MHtii; as a result of u free pass to Mill-1 IjHaiiil hits tiy I .lit roll and llullitt. AT. ifl?h's there wns no further scoring by ?Ith- -'de until 'he r.unili inning when ApT ' .'-lo i ina.le het III-! lally In the DBXt 'iiiinj Itig slimr ailtleil another and DsHliutieil with this lead until the seventh mfifflng when Appalachiiscored four runs. ?iBth '.I'- ?'<" (JsEfor Appuiaohla Mulllus pitched a aplc I'd ".one striking out >i\lrni men, but he "as wild at time-, two of |tlK ? 8(01 -inns h- in;; seoied hy men who got i:.??? transportation to first. T. Polly IM in hatting for Iiis team, seen ring Ilm hltt mpj in..-ii was steadier than his opponent ,'Mt a is hit more freely Ho, howevor, jjdfti his hits well scattered and pulled ??itljlis"!f "i" of several had holes lie ?sHi"k out ton ihoii and fritz, who work ?Kl (nil "fein' inning, struek out one MflBllitt played a star game at third, put l^KOUl six men. one of these on all e.\ vl??l ' lv haul ehallee. and at hat seen red jEnjp hit* lltirohctt'acatehof Ktlbnurn'a ftng lly was one of the beat plays of the ?SB>'e\t Saturday we meet CoChurll on our goBi home grounds and every looter in Jfift'n VI ill he needed to eheer i he hoys to gfillory. Those who saw the last game IS*"? thai With half a show Olli hoys ean jjwji' Coine out and *?? It well douc The gttket i?:?.!) team has been working hard for rday'a gamo and trill glvo a %.1 juttoimt of ihemselves when it coincS to ??tu contest, At l:ast Stone (i.ip JpjSBKast Stone Gap and Wine ''inutyeil the lu st base ball game sei :i tbore in a long time. E?si St .no- kept the lead until the ''fljli inning, the seme being t t> ffi in iheir favor. 'The W'is. jiUpys made two runs in the '.Ml jfSp two hits und on some erron tbe Imine boys made, winning game. The Qilly tWini Jsr?ro I ho stars of the game. Tin Bi,-- Stone Gap girls easily woi -Jfjp basket hall. The score: Hlt.ee hall?Wise. I . Knsl Stone Cup II i i , :,. Wise -llenjainhiOtllhiinam ;?J|i; ICiser. Kaal Stone' Cap - .lohn l.ee j&ieel I lank Ollly, SKjliskel hall last KtOIIU Clip. Ill At Lochum 8 The base ball game was not | Bayed, The basket ball game Bits elose, resulting: in the fnl B-pwing seiire: Kg llaskcL hall?Norton, It; f'oobiirii, U si vniiino OF Ulli LEAOUE Date Halt Won Lost IV B'ise. O t*HMI Hppdaeliia . t 0 liHKJ llaskcl Hall Won Big Slonc Gap Defeats Gate City Part of Itig Stone Gap's first went, to Gate City Satur Tho game was a one jitled affair, the seme being 19 '_' in favor of Itig Stone (lap. Loans and Investments The Standard Home ompany, Inc., provides [I' due purchasing contracts with a guaranteed investment, an igrenmont is made whereby you uii borrow money to buy or [build a home or pay off that Wnortgage. with interest at live h)ot cent on yearly balances, Ja ml your return will bo $7.f<() [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, *t you will take our plan. Assets over $! ..VJ?.ikio ii(). Call or write at once for information to C. B. Ramsey, Agent 1 M'iee (Ivor I'ostotlice Norton, - - Virginia CORN CLUB. Interesting Meeting Held in ; Town Hall Saturday Af? ternoon. Quite an interesting mooting was held in the iown liall Sal- ' urday afternoon, when it was; definitely decided to organize a corn club for tlio Richmond Magisterial District o f Wine County. In addition to a num? ber of farmers present there was also present several of our local business men. Mr. Jon. W. Chalkley was made chair? man of the meeting, and after informal discussion of the sub? ject under consideration it was decided to postpone the elec? tion of officers until Saturday, April ?f$th, when the club will have a general mooting in the town hall here at '2 o'clock in the afternoon. The chair ap? pointed the following commit? tees: i iommittee on organization. ? jno. W. Chalkley, C K. Blan ton.T. G. Morris, S. 1'. Slid ham ami II. ('. Stewart. Committ<.n frizes.?G. N. Knight, J. I'rescolt anil J. S. Uamblen. The committee on organiza? tion will arrange the prizes and I formulate rules to govern the cent e t ,w Inch will he presented to the general meeting on the 'Jiith for its approval or rejec? tion. The committee on prizes will solicit fnmls t o he given as prizes in the corn club contest, and the result of its efforts will he made known at the general meeting. We can assure every farmer who enters this contest that there will he some nice prizes offered. The following amounts have already been donated for this purpose. First National llaiik of Appa lachla.*?.<M Itic; Stono (i:i|i Test. ?-'?"..IN' Hamilton Uro*. 10.00 A number of other firms ami individuals have signified their intention of contributing to this fund, and we are sine by the lime of the general meeting on the 20th the committee will ?mve a Bum sufficiently large to enable the club to Offer several valuable prizes to the contest? ants. Every farmer who expects to enter this contest is urged to go ahead and select his ground and prepare his acre for plant? ing. Use your own g.I judg? ment in the preparation of the ground and the selection of seed and tin; time of planting and we can assure yon that [there will be nothing in the I regulations of the club that j will interfere in tier least with I what you have done. This eon test is open to every one in the Richmond Magisterial District, whether you h a v e already joined the club or hot. All you have to do to join is to send in your name to the editor of this paper on or before the general meeting, at which time the committee will announce the names of all who expects to enter the contest. An etTort will be made to get a representative of the slate agricultural department to be present Oil the 201 Ii tO address the meeting, and we hope ever) farmer in the Richmond Dis? trict (and those of other sec? tions) will he present on this occasion. You are sure to get new ideas about farming thnt will do you good. Those who have joined the corn club to date are as fol? lows: .1. I'. Stldhan E, .1. I'rcacoit .1. T. i leiten It. 1) lialtor ii. U. Stewart ?i. S. Uamblen s S Hamilton it. T, ii..., J, B. Hamilton A. .1. Hood cm- . hi niton ,lno. \V. Chalkloy T. li Morris <;. W Hood i;. V Knight M ?' Burton a. M. l.co Trig Harrison s a Stldbam .1 \\. Beleber Henry Hamilton J, i. McConnlok Hop "r.lkins s. i*. (Teener V, ii. Skeen, Stockholders Meeting. The annual meeting of the stockholders of the East Dig Stone Gap Laud & improve? ment Company will be held at the company's office atBig8tone (iap, Virginia, Tuesday, May 0th, 1913, for tho election of di? rectors and all other business I that may be brought before the meeting. 1. N. Jonks, Secrotarv. March 26-13 1? County School Fair. Al the meeting of tin- corn dub Saturday afternoon, Mr. K.J. Presoott, moniber of tin Hoard <>f Supi rvigors of Wise ' ounty for the Richmond Mag? isterial District, was present, and in addition to joining the. Corn Club and expressing him-j self as being heatily in favor of is being set on foot in Wise County that, if carried out, will prove interesting and benilicial to all our peepie. The plan is to organize a county school fair to be held eaeb year at some convenient place in the county. All the schools of the county will he allowed to par? ticipate and various prizes will be given on various events, such as the one making the best grades, the best dehater. the best declainier, the one writing tin- best essay, for the best attendance, ami various other subjects to be worked out. While il is too latfi for this school year this matter will, no doubt, he taken tip and perfect? ed during the coming spring ami summer ami he started with the opening of the schools next. fall. 'This is a good move and if properly carried out will result in great good to our schools and will greatly stimulate tie cause of education in the coun? ty. The meeting ?if Uro I nitcd Daughters of thb Confederacy was held at the homo oiMrs .1 I MeCormloh on Wednesday April il. nun. The president being out ef town, Mrs IVttit, Oral lie.- president, presided After a call to order the Lord's prayer ?ran repeated in conecrl Itoll call m is allswclcd with a verse ofSouthsrii l.trj eighteen being present Minnies of tin last meeting were read and approved. The treasurer reported s:w.;s in the hank, The vice' presidents'* jopAVrt was very encouraging. It staled llutl tin- ^\r\ from tin- slxlli lilstrli t. vrhiiiii the t l> l are edticnting at l'ninivllle. Va . is lliaklng rapid progh-KH and hold- her plat.the honor roll . tali month TIlC ChaptCI decided it was not strong enough financially to semi our vatcrans, toliettyslmrg III July. We hope that a good many will he aide to c,, anyway. After the business was dispensed with, the regular program was ( al l ied "ill in a very Interesting manner The Unit num? ber was a s.d.. by Mrs Skeen entitled: "Swing low , sw.ii i lirlst ' Mar*i liuii was read in a (duching liiabilOl 1?v Mrs. It T. Irvine. The debati.the subject - It, solved ! that neither the North nor ttie South! fought for slavery per sc " was a pleasing feature^ Thosd speaking on the attirma live we.-: McMlaincs J. r Wolfe. I'eltlt, and Alesander; the negative: Mosdanies B. K. Ooodloo, J, h Avers and II A. W. Skeen. Mesdaincs McCoriiilck, li vine and Lloyd acted a.. Judges, an? nouncing the hogatlvi side victorious Mrs Hsgy read ail Interesting paper, giving a ??sinnniary of the whole situ? ation. "My Maryland'' was sung by McsdaiM-s Pottlt, Lloyd, Alexander and Skeen. after w hich I lie srrangomoilts for our uoxt program were neide Two new members, Mis. K .1 I'rescott and Mrs Harrier, were added to our list of twenty-live. Doliotous refreshment w.-ie served and enjoyed by ?II. 'the meeting adjourned to meet .villi Mrs W. T Qoodtoe in May. U. D. C. Meeting Mu- II. A. W ssi i n. i ' ? i responding Sucre OBITUARY. Kli/.ahcih. wido? of Danlol II I'srrott,! !cliotl at the homo other ton in this place I the Ktli of March, 1018. She u ns in the T""th year of her life. The mother nt* nine children, si:? of whom ire living two MM In We-!, one in < 'regall am! one in >! on tana. She made profession of her faith in Jesus whin quite young; waa a member of thu llapttat Church for about lifty-tive years She had tiecn in poor health for (?nio time prior* to her death. She died in the triumph of the "faith ahe had kept," and the faith and hopo that luut kept her. Her biMly was hurried In Glenco cemetery; the funeral was conducted by Itev ,1 II. Craft, fas tor of the Baptist church. A Kmexn; Tbo nioMt completely wanted time it) that you Hpoiut wishing for something V. & S. W. WILL MAKE EXTENSION IN LEE. Road to be Built to C. W. Bohdurant's New Coal Operation. The Virginia and Southwest? ern Railway is preparing lo make an important extonsion in Let) county, Virginia, to the new operation of the Bondurunt Coal and Coke Company. II. McOue, of Bristol, generali agent of the Southern and V. & S. VV., h;is returned from Lee county, where he wont in com? pany with Vice President Spen? cer1 and the chief engineer of the road, to look over the |iro pOBed n'xtdnsioo. The now lease of the BdndUrant (lonl and ('eke Cohipnny is the largest lease in theVmtire Black mountain field | and will he a large operation It is the thiri! operation of the company, it having purchasi l the Dominion Coal Company's! plant some monlhs ago. Hi is tol Herald Courier. MEN WANTED. Ml N BBS wanted by " st.gap Colliery, Com? pany, Glamorgan* N'a. Hteud) work. Highest price per Ion paid in the district. Healthy camp. Excellent water. School and church facilities. Stonegap Colliery Co. J. S. CHEYNEY, fieri. S?sri. 'Piedmont Prepared'] Your Password to Paying Position. V I. V l.i ni-, Konnohick, Va ? I .plotCll both oi-urscs at plcd moilt'III iiIiimiI ulglit in--in Ii-, mil ac? cepted i (00.00 position with tin' II is scngor Lumber Co . Iiul will nobit gd willi tin- W. W. Italtimnri Construc? tion Co.. ut n salary of .'?-u |H)i month flood leiten from graduates pi ii w| i.isi week shows tlioni id lie voll pleased; and ' making good .Iii?) ilko tlio'Tlrtlmonl Prepared " Mon? day, J IV Carter, of Scott. U-tt bOnio td nei epl a dealritble \\ . Va . poslt'oii It .1 i irter, of s.-i.it ., j in teach r of five years' experience, enrolled fop <'umhin,-il Course Watch us double Ida salary. Cull for typlai fro.itv Friday. Nliss Dillon, of Pulaskl, ,-ii rolled for shorthand. Itcon I caul.! Don't like Werk heavy, taxing, try? ing Terms short, pay llghl She - right A permanent. pleasant paying law-omco of banking posit!.* pre? ferable She. is headed thai way Watch her Advertised Saturday's call for |U0-|7fi man Btcnpgraphcr In a dozen Suhllay pipers. Old foi .i man stenographer, Cordially yours. SAM JACK MUSICK, M?iianer. I'icdmnni business College. Inc. Lynchburg, Va. HANkKUM NOIICi: In the District Court ??f the United Statesifor the Westum District of Vir? ginia. In Bankruptcy, In the matter of ihii:s TnoHNiiiLi, Smith, Bankrupt IN BANKRUPT! V Ti> tho Creditors of Owen Tl.ililll Smith of Aiipalachla, Virginia, In the founty of Wise and district aforesaid, bankrupt, Notice i? hereby given that on the loth day of April; it i>: 1918, tho said Uwcn iThoriihill Sin it li ?as duly adjudicated Ibankrupt, and the Arst meeting of the I creditors will be hold at Itlg Stone Gap, I Virginia, in the United States Court ! House on the 2llth ilay ol April A, I I)., lOlil, nt two o'clock in tho I afternoon, at w hich time the said creditors,may attend, prove their claims, appoint a trustee, examine the. bankrupt, anil transact such other business as may properly ,.e befon- wild meeting. M.vvo i' m-.ki.i . Referee In Bankruptcy, April 13 th, 1918 Willis & Barron Fresh Meats and Select Groceries Fresh Fish on Fridays Phone No. 87. Prompt Delivery Wear the Red Cross Shoe Walk in it Feel the difference The moment we put rVe Red Cross Shoe on your foot, you ?*>licc how easy it i> to walk in. ^ Your foot bends, the Red Cross Shoe: ben.ls with it. There is none of the strain or tension of ordinary shoes. Owing to the recent flood in Ohio which Has prevented railroads from making prompt connections, our spring line ?l Red Cross Shoes have failed to arrive, hut I pe< tin", them this week. W. W. Taylor & Sons & When You Paint Use PURE Paint and Use Pure LINSEED OIL to add to it at one-lialf the cost of Paint. ITH! PAIN I Is mailt' with WIII'IK I I AI). /INt nmt i i\si l ii il11 ibal'a the way ih* 1. .\ m. ?kmi-mlxiu REAL PAINT Is made. But ALL tho OIL needful to make the L. & M. PAINT r. ady lor use is NOT put into the Paint when it's pre? pared for the Consumer who boys it. The ADDlTIONALou.unity of OILis put into tho Paint CONSUMER, ns by so doing he SAVES MONEY. Therefore --hoy 3 gallons of LINSEED OIL with every 4 gallons of L. & M. PAINT imiiI MIX tlie OH. wllh the TAINT. is i Jo more than $1.40 per gallon? Paint ;;s you use it is not perfectly satisfactory? i-hahrtvr %oti h ns? rsnj o.e.'. fiffcJ ytot Ink* .-t/.f. you p..../ I, Hin t ii: i,i f.. . ii? fSJJ.f I tin- I KELLY DRUG COMPANY _BIG STONE GAP. VA._ Beverley, Witt & Co. . to IIAIUION A WITT. Fire, Life, Accident and Casuality In surance. I* idelit} and Other Bonds, Real Estate and Commission Brokers. ?oi Intorinont HulldiiiK BIG STONE GAP. VA. The Best Finish For Walls and Ceilings PEE=GEE FLATKOATT The Sanitary, Durable, Flai Oil Finish Suitable alike for privat? hou?f)g and public bulld intTn. Moat iirtlfttlc, most beautiful, tno?t economical, tuest Hiitttifiictory in ovcry way, The plain dtrecttona, oa each can inulto it euay to apply with perfect ?uocoas. MMo<UrnM?dhotlo/ FinitMnaWSU" cur handsome book, tolls' UltbOUt Pm*Om PlmtkoaU and Kivostrue-to-lifo color ffctixintm iiml hnlpfwl suirc?stions. f>** ou roqussl. our Uoalur in >uur town for it. Auk Peaslee-GaulbertCo. Louisville, Ivy. Drug Co,