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Catch your little troubles in time, before they
become big troubles. A neglected earache often leads to permanent deafness; neglect a running nose you may get catarrh; neglect a sore throat and you may bring on diptheria or lung disease. Do not let your ailments run on without attention. Get now the "ounce of prevention." We supply none but pure, fresh drugs. Come to Our Drug Store. Kelly Drug Company Vhc Store. ^_? \. Oilmkh'M.U. W. A. IIaki ,M. fjilmer & Baker, Physicians nml Surgeons offirr? In Poll? HiillillnK, in? Stone Qap, Virginia. All calls annwiiroil promptly. LOCAL ITEMS. J. M. Voting :m?l son, diaries, of Stonega, Woro visit? ing relatives in tho (Jap last week! Postmaster Kiser, of Wiso, was iu town Saturday afternoon ,ng fur tlio Wise boys in the ball kiiiiio. Mrs. J, It. Dillon spent sev? eral dpys last week at Pen nington Qdp visiting her par onts, Mr. anil Mrs. J. U. Logg. Messrs. W, S. Bevorloy and A Li Witt spent last Friday tie i 'ity on business. W. C. Tally, of Jonesvillo, w is visiting relatives in the Qap Sunday. 11. II. Pridomora and two lit? tle nuns. Auburn and Ben, of Jonosyille, worn visitors to the Gap the past week. Robert Ooldiron, of Jones villi-, was in the (Jap one day the past week. Itufus Wax went to Speers Kerry Tuesday morning to do some paper banging and paint lug. Taylor Cold iron, of Dry den, was up Saturday t p see the ball game. ? J. T. Garrison spent last. Wednesday in Bluefield on business. Ben Lewis Nesbit, the little sou of Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Nes? bit, bas boon real sick for sever iys, caused from a relapse of the chicken pox. Miss Hunter Tu tum, teaeln-r in the public, school at this plueo, has returned to her home at Stewart, Va. W. .). Christian and Howard J.b, who aro estimating the limber on a three thousand acre i'e tin Scott County for the ?Mineral Development Com? pany, spout Saturday and Sun? day with homofolks iu the (Jap. >N ? 11. Kails, the popular ed? it"! of tho Wise County Nowh, at Norton was a viaitor to the boll game in the (Jap Saturday afternoon. Prof. J. N. Ilillman, of Coo burn, the popular superintend? ent of schools for Wiso County, was in town last Saturday on I business. 1' S. Carter and wife left Monday morning for Chatta? nooga to attend the Confederate reunion. Ban Littrell bus moved his family hack to his farm in Scott County.1 Joseph Potter has moved into tho prouorty vncat ?1 by Mr. Littrell.' I). C. Williams ami C. I,, anil Orbin Hamilton I * ? T t Monday for Chnltanooga i>> nttond the Con federate reunion. Wo uro ?lad to know that our I good friend, It?v. J, B. Craft, l>asior of tho BaptiBt Church, i who wan very Bick for several I days last week, is able to lioout I again and informs us that he will occupy his pulpit on next I Sunday, both morning ami ! night. Misses Elizabeth nu<l Ado laide Rvorott, teachers in the I public school at tins place the 'past session, loft Saturday morning for their homo at I Driver, Va. I>r. I). II. Howard, o f Pon niiiglon Gap, was in town Sat? urday und attended the hall game betweeu Wise and the home tenth. The doctor has not lost interest in tho national sport yet. I A. I,. Sturm, of Appalachia, was a visitor to Big Stone (Ian Saturday. Advices from the Manufact? urers Record state that tho N. & \V. is preparing i<> make ex tensive coal developments on Hig Creek, McDowell county, \Y. Va. Mrs. Keyser Puller, of Hig I stone Gap, who has been the guest of her parents, Mr. and (Mrs. (.'. K. Counts here for tho past week returned home Sal unlay. Coeburn Journal. Miss Vivian VV hi taker, o f Norton, spent a few days last week in the Gap visiting Miss Florence Mc('orntick. Misses Kate Brown and Myr tie Wolfe returned homo last w e o k from Sullins College, Bristol, where they havo at? tended school I he past year. T. M. Ph'earson left Monday morning for Ohatanooga to nt tend the reunion, It II Akers, and .J. Haun, teachers in the high school at this place the past year, left Monday for their homos ut SnOWVlllu and Woodstock. (I. II. Long has bought the t'al ter properly in plat three and has tho same for rent. This property is a six room cot? tage, with hath and all modern conveniences. W. H. Horton left Monday on a business trip to Rogers ville, Teno. \V. R. Wiflia, n former resi? dent of this place, but who has been located at Pineville, Ky., for the past three years, is spending a few days in town til is week looking for a suitable place to locate, he having sold Iiis property in Pineville. Work on tho J. M. Willis building on Wood Avenue is progressing nicely a n d the building will soon b a roady for the roof. Tho front will be of pressed brick and plate glass and will bo very attractive. Miss Pearl Mann come down from Kichland? last week and ice spending a few days in the Gap visiting friends. FOR SALE ?Ono ftno bay P?nvi good weight and excel len in saddle. Miss Orena Gilly, of East Stone Gap, visited her winter Mrs. Andrew Williams, in tin Gap last week. Mrs. J; T. Garrison and daughter, Gladys, are visiting Mrs. Garrison's brother in Petersburg, Va. The W oman's (iuitd of the. Episcopal Church will meet with Mrs 11. P. Young, Th?rs day afternoon at 3:30 o'clock. Miss Muhle (iaincs, of Nor? ton, was visiting Miss Janet Bailey last Snndny. FOR SALE ?F um 1 tu re formerly used iu the Touraine Hotel. Apply to B. I,. Parks, manager of the Monte Vista Hotel, Big Stone < iap. J. B. Kennedy ami son, Hen? ry, of Cleveland, Va., spent a few days visiting relatives in the t lap the past week. They came down to meet daughter and Bister, Miss Blanch Ken? nedy, on her ri turn home from Bristol, where she has been at? tending school. I T. Gilly, of Stonega, spoyl Sunday with relatives in the (lap .Mrs. Gilly went to Kog ersvillnSaturday lospuhd a few weeks witb her father. James Gilly, who has been very sick for some time. .1. (' .Mitchell, of Stonega, was in town Sunday tutor noon. Arelrew and Thomas Wil? liams left Sunday night for l)e troit, where they will lmy three automobiles for passenger see vice in and around Hig Stone Gap. It is their intention to drive them through by land, coining probably by w a y ol Washington City and Koauoke. W. 11. Polly has received a new runabout Bllick automo? bile, which adds to the rapidly increasing number of ears in Big Stone Gap. Judge nnd Mrs. II. A. W. Skeen and little daughter, Hen? rietta, left Monday morning for Chattanooga to attend the Con federate reunion now iu session in that city. They will also spend several weeks in East Tennessee and Western North Carolina before returning home. John F. am) Joshua Mullins have boon awarded the con tract to erect a story ami half bungalow for J. 0. Kuller on the corner of Swanee Avenue and East third street, which desirable site be recently pur? chased. This will be a very de? sirable residence and work on it will be commenced at once. Gale l.inkous, who lives at Cadet, left home last Tuesday fo? Stonega to get employment at that place, ami it is said he worked for a few hutirs and wulked otT, nothing having been beard of him since. Mrs. Linkous is "very much worried over her husband's disappear? ance ami knows of no cause for it, as be never stays away from home more than two or three days at a lime without writing to her. ANNOUNCEMENT. To tin- Voters of Big Btone Gup; I hereby announce myself a candidate for re election to the Office of Town Treaaurar, hrohilaittg, If elected, i-? per form the duties of said office to the very best of my ability, IV II, IIAHRONi ANNOUNCEMENT To the Voters of Itij! Slum; lisp: I hereby .announce myself n candidate for the town election, to ho he'd .111lie lutli. to the office of Town Sergeant, promising the people if elected, i will perform lue duties of said office to the very lavt of my ability. 0, \V IvIl.llOCKN. ANNOUNCEMENT To the Voters of Hig Stone (lap: I hereby announce myself a candidate for the office of Sergeant, for tho Town of l?g Stone Gap Vs., and solicit your vote and inrliioncu. Thanking you iu advance tor your support, I am, Yours respectfully. It. II. BRYANT. ANNOUNCEMENT. Yielding to the many solicitation of my fellow citizens, both republicans and democrats, I hereby announce that I am a candidate for Mayor, and, if elect? ed will favor an economic administration of the business of the town, and the en? forcement Of .\ I !. ordinances of the town, against AM. violators of tho same. I will favor a reduction of taxation, rather than an increase, by curtailing needless expenditures. W. B. HORTON. The Big Stone Gap. boye are making an effort to re-organ izo the brass band at this place and should bo given the hearty support ot every citizen in town. They have five players now and expect others noon omr will, by the Fourth of July, have an op? to dale band. They will give a band coucert at the Athletic 1'ark Sunday afternoon at four o'clock, and you are invited to coihe out and bear them prac? tice. Encourage the boys, for (tig Ston? (Jap ought to have tho best baud of any 'own in Southwest Virginia, :ih there is lots o f good band material here. Spirolla Corsets are made to wear every day. Von need not save them for Sunday as the boning is unbreakable and will not oveo take a permanent head al the waist line. Take off that old dirty corset that you art" wearing, and throw it in tho fire and get you a Spirol? la that you can keep as clean as any other garment. No trouble to show you the most comfortable corset on the market - Phone 38, The musical recital on last Wednesday night at th? school building, given by tho music pupils of Mrs. S. A. Bailey, was very interesting and much en joyed by those present. In the rendering of the various piece* each pupil showed the able anil ellicienl training they had re? ceived during tin- puct year So marked was this improve? ment in some instances that it was freely commented upon Mrs. Bailey is a splendid teach? er, and to further prepare her? self in her choosen profession she left Monday night f<-r Cin? cinnati, where she will spend several weeks at the Censor vitory of music in thai city. Her daughter. Miss Janet BnHey, accompanied her. Wednesday Afternoon Club. Mis. (_'. L. Xash entertained tho members of the Wednesday Afternoon Bridge Club and one extra table in honor of her guest, Miss Norria, of Washing ton. . (hiring tho past winter Mrs. Nash has substituted a number of times and as a re? turn courtesy the club was so delightfully entertuinod. Those who attended were Mrs. W. (i. Painter, Mrs. Karl Stoohr, Mrs. 1). It. Savers, Mrs. Glon South? ward, Mrs It K. Ithoads, Mrs. Truemuh Lanhnin, Mrs. W. K. Peck. Misses CarolineHhoads, Madge Dingoss, Sarah (Jocliron ami Kthol Nortis. After Un? usual four games delicious ice and cake was served. Paul Gilmore's Associate Players. If i can secure the names of a certain number o f theatre Hoi-rs we shall he assured of Paul Gilmoro's Associate Play? ers hero i n their great New S'ork success "The Havoc", with a magnificent production and electrical effects. A dale is being held pending the result of my report. As a special inducement to those who help me to guarantee this attraction and who will sign a list I w ill present to you. The seals which ordinarily sell at out; dollar and fifty cents, will bo sold you for one dollar. Those will be tin-choice seat sale in advance of the regular sale al which time those who sign the list will he allowed lo choose their seats, I have read the actual criticisms clipped from the newspapers in tire different cities in which the company has appeared ail speaking in the highest terms of the at traction. Understand,you will he saving .lilt: on every seat if you sign the list now, and nt the same time enable m e to meet the guarantee requirod. And if we are able to show re? sults with this attraction, oth? ers of the same high class will follow. Mr. Gilmoro will bo saving us tht; trouble and expense of a trip to Now York or to a near by city by bringing to our doors a New York company and pro? duction and now is tho time for the people of this city to show by their patronage that they want high classed companies to play bore. Inasmuch as Mr. Gilmbro carries a very expon sivo company and production, ho must uso this method and be assured of a certain attendance before he closes definitely his contract for an engagement in our city. j. It. Taylor, Manager Opera House. The Pure Food Inspector Was in our place Ia,st week and * pronounced our Meat Market per? fectly sanitary. What better evi? dence do you want? Give us your orders and they will be attended to promptly. We also carry a full and complete line of Groceries H. L. Lane Grocery Go. Phone No. 58. FREE DELIVERY Get Your Copy Today *I The new Art Catalogue ?howing Color Drawing! of attractive Library Interiors, announced in The Saturday Evening Post of October IS, to be distributed by agents for Slobc^Wcnyicktf Elastic Rookcnscs can be obtained only at our store, :ti we arc the exclusive agents in thii city, lor this and other trade-marked lines of high-grade furniture. W. W. Taylor & Sons Right Off the Reel Here arc the Illings that arc required (or the work uf the season. t'p-tu-tlic mlnutc HARDWARE ul every kind. Oar den boae anJ garden tools. Articles to suit tin- fancy nl thnse ?Im do garden? ing for pleasure and stuulcr things tor the man who is looking lur profit. There's strength and long service In these. I'hcy have the quality that makes then popular. HAMBLEN BROS. Fresh Vegetables on Tuesdays and Saturdays Fresh Strawberries Every Day this week The seanon about over fur Albermarlc Pippins. Call whil? wc have them. Just received an extra nice fresh iine of Candies E. F. \Vliat could be better for town or country bVildmgt than a roofing that won't burn?won't lealc?that is lightning proof?huts as long as the building itself, and never needs repairs ? Ccttright Metal Shinglea meet every one ol these requirements. Beware of imitations?None genuine without the words " Cortright Reg. U. S. Pal. Off." stamped on each shingle. For Sale ii Local Contractors or Roofers or CORTRIGHT MBTAL ROOFING CO., SO North 23rcl St., Philadelphia, Pa.