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The Big Stone Gap post. [volume] (Big Stone Gap, Wise County, Va.) 1892-1928, July 09, 1913, Image 3

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Our cooling drinks and ice creams are pure,
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
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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
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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.

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