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hoi MnS FOODS, easy to digest. Our creams are j, rich; our sodas contain snowHuke-pure sy,, The flavorings we use are fresh and natu? ral, and most delicious. Give your little folks a dime n piece und let them come to our cooling fount and have a whole? some meal. OUR Candy is PURE. Come to OUR Drug Store. THE BEST DRUG STORE Kelly Drug Company TJho $222? Store. ?I.D. W. 'V !'*??? |M, l> I Gilmer & Baker, physicians and Surgeons ... ,., Pnilj llulldln?, Bio. Sinn? Gnp, VlrKlnln. Ali mawarad promptly. LOCAL ITEMS. Wir- Until Kluiiery wiik tltu BmI of liar sirner, Mm. J, VV Illy, lost week. Misg Louise G??dloe in visit-| relativer! at Afton, Vit. ?Mr ami Mrs. Richard Kor,ofI licago, are visiting Mrs. John px mill family. ?Mrs. J. II. Smith ami Miss I pirKiiri't Seratt, of UiclilandB, I rititing Mins Jessee Mc brkle. LMita Klsie KMgur, of Si. Barles, is the nimm of Mrs. Peck, ?elk W?lfe, of Dan to, enl i few days the p.iHt week Ihi p viMtiinir liomefolks. IMiu Irma Orr wum visiting (its Monica llutlol, at Norton Is. week Minx May Belle Pock, of Ter Haute, Intl., in spending tho mmei ? ith .Mr. ami hlrs. \\ Peck in the Qap. Mir- Anna Met'ormick is litinj ui the home of her J L, McOormick. L11 At Park on July Ith, (uii Ol HUSO kIuhhom With k'llil Kinder will please re ?rn to Miss Ida Taylor, Oil) ad v. Mr. mid Mrs, Albert Wells; P j "i l in, K y , spent a few ?ys the pant week in the Gap ?siting m r?. Wells' parents, fr.'and Mrs. J. s. Johnson; n I Morris, a prominent avelhig salesman of Loxintc >n, K j . spent Sunday at the note Vista. Miss Ann t'letnons, of Cum '", ? .1 , ami Miss Eugenia on. i Oliarlottesville, Va., *l? the attractive guests of I jljw Jule Bullitt during the . Miss Mary Clay, of Rogers-1 j}'1" - ronn., und M ism Edith l?lly, i Bristol, are the guests 11 Mis Josephine Kelly in the ??'I' uuy L. 1'ugli, of St. Paul, '?sited friends in the Gap a few W ' week ami attended the ?ourtli of July celebration. Mi Maud Brown and AI "l* Qilliainwater, of Rogers '"'?i renn., were the guests of ?J"-t Kate Brown durinK the r ig i Horton, of Jonesville, V* '. iwn last week visiting J?ativ..s and taking in the cele? bration. ' .Rev, ij m Morelund return ? Iuhi week from a visit to| r?'aiki County. Dr Tims. I''. Stalcy, ?>f Bris? tol, wns u visitor to Big Stone i lap on the Pour I Ii. I?r. and Mrs. H. C. Backer, of St. Charles, visited relative* in tin- (lap last week and at? tended the celebration here. J. S. Wright, of Bad ford, a former resident of this place, visited friends in tho (lap a fow days last week ami attended our fourth of July colobration Dr. .1. I*. Edmonds ami two sons, of Middlosboro, were among the visitors at the Cele? bration here Friday and Saiur day. V, S. Paine* auditor of the Clinehllehl Coal Corporation at Dante, was among tin- visitors at the eeleltratinn hero last week. Misses charlotte and Mildred Long, of Dante, spent several days the past week, including the Ith, in the i'lap visiting Miss Janet Bailey. Mrs Salin- Nash ami niece, Miss Harriett- Reynolds, ?f Per sie, Teen., spoilt several days tho past week in the I lap visit ing Mis. Kli/u ?arron. Mi*;- Mnud Wolfe left Sun day morning for Charlottsville to attend the State Normal School. O. W. Lovell, of Cincinnati, a prominent traveling sales? man, spent a few days last week III the ( lap. I?'. S. Wombwell, representa tive of the Stonega Coke and Coal Company at Ashville, N. C, Spent a few days last week, including the Fourth, in tho (Jap.. .1. c. Boatright, of Joheavillo, stiperiutendeilt of schools for Let County, visited the normal here mill also attemletl OUr Fourth of .Inly celebration. Mrs. VV. L. Bevorloy, of < Lit* City, spent a few days tho past week in the (iap visiting her son ami daughter, W.S. Bevor ley and Mrs. S. Polly. Mrs. Charles Pennington ami little daughter, of Albany, Tenn., were guests of Judge nmi Mrs. II. A. W. Skeen in tin dap for a few days last week. I'rof. K. M. Dougherty, prin? cipal of the public school at Abingdon, spent a fow duys last week,including the Fourth, in the Gap, and visited the Nor? mal wiiiie here. Prof. Dough? erty was formerly principal of the public school at Appala cbia. Mrs. James Cowden and lit? tle son, of Scott County, were visiting relatives here Satur? day. Miss Edna 11 illy and Mrs. Pearl Parsons left Sunday morning for I.County where they will spetitl a week visiting relatives ami friends. J- S- Johnson camo over from Dione, Ky., where ho is engaged in the lumber business, and spent the Fourth with his family In the ?Jap. Allen Carnes, who holds a < good Position with the United ' States Coal Company at Gary, W. Va., arrived in tho Clap Monday night and will spend his vacation of several week* with homefolks at this place. Mrs. J. W. Durham and sou Clarence, of Stickleyville, were the guests of Mr. and Mrs. 1) I II iTruce last week, on their re? turn home from Coeburn, J. B. fl?ge, of Elaxzard, Ky., was stopping with friends in town last w eek. Judge N. P. Ogleshy returned Tuesday from Big Stone Gup, where be spent some time tuk in? depositions ?Bristol Her aid Courier. Attorney Joo, W. Chalkley spent a few days last week in London, Ky., on professional business. Miss Kathleen Litton, of Lot, Ley County, is visiting her sis ler, Mrs. ,1 A t Himer, in the Gap. The Y. W. A's of the Baptist church will bold their monthly mooting this afternoon nt 3:30 at the church. On Thursday morning at B:30 they will start from the church for an "outing" to ' 'linger, taking lunch at the bit/ spring at noon. The trip will be made in Prank Nickels big car, ami other antes. The young folks are expecting a very enjoyable time. I'b.- United Daughters of the Confederacy have postponed their regular monthly meeting; until next Wednesday, July, 10 Mrs. 11. A. \V. Skeen and Mrs. Bruce Moore went down to Mitldlosbbro Monday, haying been called there on account ol the serious illness of Mrs George Sewell, who has typhoid and is in a hospital at that place. Many of the readers of tin Post will regret to learn of tin death, on Inst Thursduy, ol Mrs, Charles Zopp, the beloved wife of tin- Superintendent ol thctild Dominion Tannery at this place, who took suddcnl) ill and died about live o'clock on (hat day. Her remains were taken to Baltimore Saturday for burial. The deceased was a member of the Southern Methodist Church and is Bur vivey by her husband ami live children, Charles, William Hurry, Bessie and Cora, all of whom live at Cadet. The bourn of work in the post olllce have been changed to conform to the change of sehe tittle on the V. & S W. Kail why, which now brings tin principal mail so as to reach the ollice about 8:30 p. in. Tin Assistaut I'ost muster now works from I'j to 1. p. m , ami from It to In p. in., hi) that all (be mail reaching the ollice on lime will In- worked the day re ceived. The General Delivery ami stamp windows, however, close at 8 p. in. ami open at 7:15 a. m The lobby will remain open until in p. in. Delightful German. The Big Stone Gap German club gave its seventeenth an mini German last Friday night, July Ith, at Colliers Hall, which proved to be one of the mosi delightful ever given at Ibis place. A Bristol orchestra of six pieces furnished the music ami iluring the dance grape juice, punch, poife?, sandwiches, nuts and mints were served. The cliaperones were: Mr a.id Mrs. J. L. McCormiok, Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Fox, Mr. and Mrs. c. C. Cochrin, Mr. und Mrs. M. K. Kelly. Mr. and Mrs. ,1. VV. Chalkley, Mr. and Mrs. \V. G. Painter, and the com? mittee on entertaining were: J. \V. Gaut, W. H. Lolly, H. It. Price, ami J. F. Bullitt, Jr. About forty couple were in attendance Heavy Rains in Dickenson. Freeling, Va.,July 4.-? Dur-' ing the greater part of the pres? ent week there has been almost a sternly downpour, which ban greatly hindered the progress of farm work. There was an electric storm on VYeduesday night that did much damage to growing corn. Fences were blown down. Hay is being damaged to considerable ex tent by the wet weather. Enjoyable Party. On last Wednesday ovoningl Mrs. K. T. Irvine entertained a number of tbe younger set with a most enjoyable party, in hon? or of her niece, Miss Kmily Thoman8on, Of Richmond, Vo. Dancing was enjoyed, music being furnished by the colored string band. The guest company Included Misses .lessee MeCorkle, May Hollo Peck, of Terra Haute, ; Virginia Heverley. Josephine Kelly, Mary Clay, of Rogers ville, Tonn., Edith Kelly, of | Bristol, Florence McCormick, Bugeuia Davis, of Charlottes: villi-, Va , Anu demons, of Camdeo, N. .1 . Jule Bullitt, Mary Skeeu, Anna and Kli/.u- j hetb Agee, Caroline Uhoaits, Ituby Kemper, Ruth Prescotl ami Miss Caldwell, of Roanoke. Messrs. George a n d Byron Rhoads, Vivien Monscr, Sam McClueil, Andrew Reeder,Creed Kelly, Taylor l.ovoll. of Cincin? nati!, Carrylu Skoen, James cbainblos, of Charlottesville, Henry McCormick. Tom Coch ran, Josh and Henry Hullitt, J. R Hodge, Donald" Proacott, d.O. McFerran, Capt. Kromer ami Lieut- Robinson, of the ll Cavalary, and Dr Lewis. During tbe evening punch, ice cream and cake was served. Mrs. Irvine was assisted in receiving her guests by Miss Eugenia Baumgardner ami Miss Margaret Bullitt. Spent Delightful Evening at Highland Park. Miss Virginia Heverley gave the visiting girls a most de? lightful automobile ride to Highland Parken last Thurs? day night. The party left town about nine o'clock, returning about twelve. A delicious picnic lunch was enjoyed at the Park. Those who enjoyed Ibis do light ful outing were: Misses Anna and Elizabeth Agee, Ann Clemens, .lessee McCorkle, Eugenia Davis, Florence Mc Cormick, Jule Hullitt, Kmily Thomansbn, Margueritte Good loo. Caroline Rhoads, Ruby Kemper, Margaret Bullitt, Maj Helle Peck and Ruth Prescott, Messrs Andrew Reeder, Hilly Matbews, Viviou MouSer, Tay lor Lovell, Rylaiid Craft, Josh and Henry Bullitt, Henry Mc Cormick, Tom Cochr?n, James Cbainblos and Donald Prescott. Mrs. W, B. Heverley cbaper oned the party. I During tbe war between the Stilles there was an Irishman of t Ii e Thirty sixth Indiana, who, while on the skirmish lim-at Dallas, saw a good cha? nce to capture a Confederate. He availed himself of the oppor? tunity , cap tu rod his man, ami was passing to the rear with bis prisoner, when one of his comrades called out to him "Pat,lot me have that man I will take him over to General (iross, our brigade commander. "Niver mind, me boy," replied Pat, "I left a million back over tbe hill there Go yOUSOlf and fetch one of the lads over ami take him to (jeneral Gross." Exchange The home of John W Wheat ley, who lives on the Rirclltiold Road just north of Wise, was destroyed b y lightning o u Thursday of last week. I Lid it not been for tbe promptness of his neighbors, both Mr. Wheat ley ami his wife would have perished in the flames. Tin shock so stunned the aged cou? ple that they were semiuneon scotis and unable to help them? selves. Neighbors rushed into the building and rescued them just as the lire broke into tbe room where they were found.? Wise County News. Dwelling House Burned. Freeling, Va., July 4. ? Mel vin C. Swindal'sd welling house at Osborn's Clin?, was burned on Wednesday night, with practically ull bis household ef? fects. Tbe tire is supposed to have originated from tins stove, us the family was awakened by the noise of tin; burning building. There was no insur? ance on the property. UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA Mead si Public School System ol Wrjlnls OBI*A RTMKSia RCrBJMRS i KD Collect. Orsdustc, Lsw. Medicine, Koilnmlnt, LOAN FUNDS AVAILAHLK to deaervlng students tin no covers all costs to Virginia stmtciitK In the An ilcioic Departntenta. Seinl for catalog no. Floaranp Wiasros, Registrar, LTnlTtraity, Va I Announcement: f\ We wish to announce to our customers ij that our store will close every clay during ^ the months of July anil August at 7:30 p. I in. Nu orders will be taken (or the day s I delivery after 6:30 p. m. We trust this arrangement will not N be inconvenient to our customers. I E. F. BURGESS H jsl_ ^ _ ?_ jm L-1 J ^ J ^1 t^l hip 1^1 L->] l^J [>?J Cs] [^] Is] Lsi [^] [sj[^l tsilelli.] p 1 ^] i^l C">1 (?J [g^S 151 m m Isi isl Isi Refrigerators We carry the "CINO" line of Refrigerators and can give yoii some attract? ive prices. W. W. Taylor & Sons I Everything in Our Line of Millinery Will Go For Less Than Cost. Dry Goods, Notions at a great reduction. Call and see what we have before buying. J. M. Willis & Company Beverley, Witt & Co. Sucoaaaora to U/WtHON .v WITT. Fire, Life, Accident and Casuality In stirance. Fidelity and Other Bonds. Real Estate and Commission Brokers. I Ofllc? Hi liitertmml BnlliliiiK niG STONE C.AI'. VA. NOTICE! On July 1st, 1913, this company will inaugurate a Day and Night Service for tlic benefit of its patrons arid will make a sltolit increase in the monthly Hat rates until watt hour meters can be installed. Customers are expected to etil out all lamps not needed, thereby increasing life ol lamps and reducing expense for fuel. Inquiries for fans and other electrical appli? ances will be appreciated. Powell Valley Light and Power Company Big Stone Gap, Va. Designed and Patented in 1887 a The Standard Ever Since CORTRIGHT MBTAL SLAT Ii Roofs put on twenty-six yean ago are at good as new to-day, and have never needed repaits. What is the result > Why piacticilly every oll.er shingle manufacturer is trying to imitate it. so be not deceived ?look for the words "Cortright Reg. if. S. Pal. Off." embossed on the corrugation. It is put thete for your protection. Accept no substitute. For Sale by Local Contractors or Roofers or CORTRIGHT MfcTAL ROOFINC CO., 50 North 23rd St., Philn?olphla, Pa.