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VVKDNKSD A Y.JULY in. 1013. Pabbthcd Every Wednesday by Hi* WISE PRINTING COMPANY, levorporeted nil IM.II l N. KNIUIIT, ? - Editor. Una Year. Six Monti.s. Three Months, *l OO ,BO .25 Kntered according to i?or,ul regrilatlona >t the tKxl ofli.'i. Kt III,: stone impasse. on,I eins? metter simscimiHKs nr.- earnestly re quested to obsorvti tin- dato printed on lltoir address Blips, wliioli will Icoop thoin at all times posted im in tho date of tho oXplrntion of their Btib seription, Prompt and timely attention to thin request will Have all parties a groat deal of annoyance, Some folks will get Satan he. hind then) and then deliberate ly turn around Mont of tin are good boosters for something someone else will have to pay for, For a little t hing, a loo not has an empathotic way of gain lug attention Seolt County stands at the head of the column in point ol attendance at the normal now in session al this place Andrew Carnegie lias givoti ton million to mone.ite pence Most of us would fi el at pence with all the World on less than that. An exchange says that the father who makes the rules of the house should slick around a lot and see to the enforcing of them. The New York Telegram nays: "A dally sweel cream bath keeps skin soft in wintei Anyone soft enough to try tho prescription lias no need of it. The editor of the CongrOSsioit al Uncord could improve liht magaeine very materiell) h> iilue penciling (In- contributions at least as much as a country editor does. A new schedule went into ?f? fnet on the Virginia ami South? western Kail wax July ?tll. The only change in (be time was in tin- afternoon trditl west It now leaves Hristol at 6:110 p. in ami arrives at Hig Stone Gap al There are plenty of fellows who could (each a belter school I ban those who teach, preach n belter sermon than those who preach, who could run a bettoi business ami publish a better paper. Yes, the woods are full of them, but they neither touch, preach, run a bettor business or publish a better paper. TllOj are like lilies of the Hold the) toll not, neither do thoj spin. Exchange, .Messrh S A. Miller, of John son City, ami \v. I?. Clayton, of t lhattanooga, both of the land ami industrial department of the Southern Railway, were in the (lap lasl week, and while here visiteo a number of the farmers interested in tin- corn growing contest in the Rich mond District. These gentle men take great pleasure in con feruig with tin- farmers in re latino to their farm work, and whore they are interested in the development of thoir farms, these gentlemen, an represent? atives of the great Southern, take great pleasure in visiting them ami assist in every way possible to help them get desir? ed results. They will probably visit thin section again before the growing season is over. Appalachia. .Mrs. J. II. Wagner arid chil? dren left last week for a lengthy visit witli hoinefolks at PulnBki, Va. ' H. K. Pulton, of Baltimore, was in lown Monday. Hiram Kuller visited hin wife at Cm-burn Sunday. Miss Llllle Wells and Mist Wolfe, of Itig Stone (iap, were in town Monday. I.. T Maluous in now visiting his horiielolks in Kentucky . Miss Myrtle Tniuidoton i s spending her vacation with hoinefolks at this place after having been in training a t Louisville Hospital College of Medicine. Mrs J, It. Parker, of Wil. liamnburg, ivy., is a visitor at the Windsor Hotel, the guest of her father, Mr. Lee. Mrs. N. II Carrier entertain ed at dinner on last Sunday, Mrs. V. M. Keenej an.I daugh? ter, Josephiuo nod Mr. tCdwin Mahan. Appalachia is soon to have a seventeen piece brass Land. Prof. Price of Norton, instruc? tor, From Roda. W. A. < KvoilB made a visit to Big ?tono Gap last Friday on business, Mi I). Presley, pay roll clerk at Stonega, was visiting our town Sunday. Mrs. M. I?. Cooper is visiting relatives at t ilturull Mill. Tclin,, this week. Miss Kate (jurty, of Niehels. villi-, has I.ii visiting her cousin, Mrs Kilgoro, at this place. I-'. Counts, ncconipauiod by Ii I brother front Appalachia, vis? ited homo folks at Cleveland, last Sunday. Mrs. It K. Konzor happened to a very sad accident, from w hich she is sulVering wilii n broki n limb l?r. Burk, our energetic tooth doctor, has boon in town for the last few days keeping his New N eat resolution, "iiovor to procrastinate.'' DoUgless Collier, of Appala? chia, was up last Krida)' look? ing after btiHinuHR, From Osaka. C. I Culbertson, who has iheeu store manager a I Ibis place, lor iiome time, has re liovpil 1. 'I'. Adams at Stonega, while Waller Kilgoro, of Arno, is work ing here, Mis A K. Walker, who spent a COIIple of Weeks W'illl her daughter a t i llinehlleld, ban returned h?hte ami reports the health of ItOf daughter rilitch improv ed. Mis. Margai'Otto Carrier, of Appalacbia, has been visiting Mrs. K.J. ( '.hi ur at this place. W K Cash, of Koda, has beeil here for the last four days wot k ing in I he store. Mm; Goo, Williams, who has been out of t?wn for a few days visiting hoinefolks at Corbin, Ky , returned Sunday night. Dr. J C. Hell being away on his annual vacation, leaves in bis place Dr. Quilleu. Itov. Blinlor tilled his regular appointliieul h e i e Sun.I i s nighl From Stonega. M r. and M rs. I J, I i. I lull y are visiting friends in K?ninck)' a few day s this week. John fjjrosoclosc was up Sun day afternoon from the l iap Me looks very lonesome since Sophn left. Mr. ami Mrs. S. 1'. Cation gave a jolly hay ride last Thins day night to a crowd of Stonega youngters. Mr. C. K. Hollen heck started out as cbnporone, but before they returned lie had to he chaperoned by others. S. I'. Catron sprained his arm during the bay ride ami has been indisposed ever since. Slraley Kelly went lo Big Stone Qnp Sunday. K. L. Adams and wife are visiting friends in Kentucky this week. Mrs .1. 0. Mitchell is visiting hoinefolks in Big Stone Ghp this week. Itov, C. 1'"-. Anderson went to Rast Stone flap one day last week Coke inspector, Schelf Wells, was here ibis week looking after tbe coke ami coal. MISS ROSA SPROLES Won Piano in Contest Con? ducted by S. A. Horton & Company. In the piano content, which eh.seil Tuesday evening, Miss ItoHU Sprolen, daughter <>f .Mr. ami Mrs. c. P. ?proles, of this place, won the piano, with Miss Pearl Cowan, of tmboden, u close seenml. K?lln w ing IB the vole each em Instant received al the latsi counting! Mi-. Koss Sprole*. 347,Ml Miss i i oh in ?>.,r..:,.s. Miss f.lsile Morion 10.1.8011 \li- ii M Kdcna Mi-- ii dlhj K iylor Miss 1Ico Sword Mi-s Myrtla Snillli Mis T. K Slurnlll Mis., i 'orn Cnlvanl Miss Virgin Masters Miss l.tlu-1 llcrron Mis w m rippins Miss i aniilc Johnson M i-.s \ Irgic .loiies Mrs I' i' Mason Miss i ornlo UllliSlil Miss 1.K\?r I leant* Mi- W ill Itammonil? Miss Kilon Wax M iss < lotaVa Parsons Miss AH,,. .Wehet Stirs Kltllc Horton Miss tim (ait k Mrs .1 A. Monis Miss lliith .1.s Mi-s Amanda lAiiibert is htm Miss Hostile Piilmei . . 11.71x1 Mis ii i. P,.,..,|s s.H.VI Normal Facility Gives Enter? tainment. The faculty of the Bummci normal school here now in ses? sion, gave a most delightful onlnrtniitnioiil Thursday nighl to tho tneniliers of the student body. MisS Kate Brown open? ed the ontorlnihinonl with a piano solo, which she played iplonditlly. Miss Brown is studying music a I Sullins Col? lege, of Bristol, ami is a most talented musician. Mi J, N llillmnn, conductor of the normal, introduced John l-'ox, Jr., in a very happy man nhr, ami Mr. Kox was greeted with a hurst tif applause when lie appeared mi the platform By rennest, Mr, Kox read llrsl "A Trick of Trade," fnllowetl by "I 'rctichiii1 on U itigdoin ? nil ami closed w ild "llnll for iturtin.' 11 is impossible lo fully appreciate Mr. Kox's stories until one hat) beard him n ad them, so perfectly does be Impersonate the mountain - . i \ oice llllll speech. I'lie eiUeriilintt.eul closed illi a vocal solo by M iss I'en > t> hieb o. ns wi II rendered and much appreciated by the an dieiice. .1 itptuiesc liuilertiH bad boon hung about I he beautiful lawn ol I bo school, ami al I bo close ol 11.ntertliiiiiiKiiil an iiifiu in al reception ivns bold mi the lawn. During the reception, Miss ('aidwell, assisted by the m e in Ii o r fi ol I be domestic science elass. served ice cream and cake and lemonade. The reception c.iuitloo of Ilia facultv, consisting of Miss Cnldwell, Mr. Warner ami Mr. tlrahtim, assisted by Miss Cbatiey ami Miss Neidamaiei are t o be congratulated for having given the student body such a delightful evening. "Piedmont Prepared" Pre? ferred. ('all from city fur office girt, (.'all i.i dy jiii substitute lady sieliog ''PIKOMOXT PitKPA KKI>" Placed Mi C i. Nestor, Davls-Klk iiis i ollege, . 01111011.111011, Virginia. i.e.- ? . i ? 111. i o >. inc., $70 start* i,;, second month. Young man stoiiog 'raiiiierto Rlnokstonc ixcadamy, Itoanoke National substitute Jones I il.riry. "PIKDMOXT PKEPAUBI)" l'laccl "Knclosod limi r.Itlance foi si .-urin.- j-uoi.l |...sitlou Si.-no,.. raphor, it.uu.ike National. ?Still h. Well satisfied Heard m.com lilaiut roiriailaaton cheek enclosed ?im ;;> ? >;?. Mau Stenn, "Pledi.ii Pi.|..irc.i Preparing, Mr Joe s. Itlder, Urauge county, on. rolled foi Commercial Miss Marie T Diamond, Madison county, en iolle.1 for Slltlll I'll tNIV Messrs. l.yttoiiandK Carl Sato, West \ ,, etuis enrolled for SIIOKTIIA NU Mr Oarlaml Miller, Scott county emoihsi foi SIIOltTllAND ??Pic.lin..iit Prepared'.' Pros pec lire Morelliaii a d.Sxcn students from as liiaaj siatcs have recently written for lei ms "Piedmont Prermrcd'' Promised x i- nn in. in position in a desirable location, Isaroodlately upon eradua Iron, paying a guaranteed salary of 1000 1.. Ol.?! the til si year Write for now catalogue ami join us now for a late fall |ioaltion. Cordially yours. Sam Jack Musick, Mgr. Piedmont Husincss College, Isc, I bTKCHBORO, VA, -I'm" SO..,(SI isi. ?1,780 Is list I7.81ki i;,500 I4.37H 111,807 13,808 lo. if, I ll.HSti in .non OBITUARY Mrs. Msrllis Kilon H?!o. wlfo of | Charles s Male, daughter i>l James ami j MilindaJenkins' went homo I" la) ?Ith the l.onl Tuesday morning. July 1st,, HUH. age. 1*> years Slie leaves a tins- I Iroid and four children, lour ?isters ami | two brothers to mourn their loss, she was married Octnbei l*ih. HM3 Klght children crowntid their union, of ?hieb four proceeded their mother In t h e lieavenly home The remaining ones are Mm. K. I. Howmaii, Iva, Ocorgbi ano little I h irlos age I ! A brief Illness of tbreo weeks waaofa severe oharaeler, Im-Iiic. prouounced tubiirculosis of the brain Her physician Dr itccil, alter a.sultallon advised an o|ie rat Ion ami she waa taken to the Ah lugdon Hospital The operation reveal od s hopeless coiidlttdn, ami the verdict thai slid).hi only live a shorl while. Mr- Halo tallied and manifested a wou ilerfui courage and n swocl Kubmlsslou U> tho will or Uod. She was able to con verse with her husband anil eldest tlaiigh llel lor more than tin minutes, and when too weak lo S|H?k she would smile and point upward The writer has known Mrs. Halo over ten years, at the beginning of which she was a invalid, but Hod gave het hack a remarkable tlcgrt.f health and spared her until her family ol lit I !?.?? were almost grown. Her life was one of ae tlvctv, unrivaled dovotlon lo her home, bnsliauil and children. Hei home was the home of preaclicr* and Mends, her doors were 11(1011, her table spread for the Strangers She WSS sought In all eases Of slckliesS and trouble, and always ie.nl) to ?id. Il.-i hands were sharing with others of her substance Her ol.rful lies* blessed all with whom she mingled, ami departure leaves a large unnlhil space. Tim precious remains were car rlctl In the family hurlng grouml al Hah-"s Mill. Va.. where she ?.i? pill real be? side hei babies, to a wall foi Imme com? ing iif her loved imes, who sorrow. not as those who have ho hope, liul look with all her friend* for tin- resurrection morn In the husk itf early looming When song birds greet Hie dawning, She put mi the new ailnriilngj ill that city bright ami fail. Smllilig as her soul departed, I'oinlliig upward whence she'd started. I.cnvlUg loved nne. broken hear teal, Went to meet her loved one- there, Tcndcrl) her forn was carried, fill iii-ui a hill the) tarried Ami al tost is now the wearied, Thrtililng, ai hino precious head, Covered with a wealth of Honors, Shaded by the verdant bowers. She will its! a lew short hour Till the Lord .lull raise I lie dead VV it h i. iirlei ay tiipai by Kli n II. Ilurgrcii. Iii i'i-iiily wo heard a preacher pill :i v. rv pt i liiii iit Irnlh into those wui.Is: "|l is not tin I.ks 1 read, the sermons I hear nur tin- many exhoriniionti to uohlc endeavor thai constitute lily grealelil inspiration in Iii'.-. ' hi il.inlrary, it is a fow f..Iks I know, part! in thought ami ilt't'tl. win. nhow iilo hy thi-ir daily lives how 11 > In i tin- ihing " There yon lin\ i< j Ihr huinail touch ami I In-meas? ure ill" personal ililllionoo.? I Wise Virginian. An election was held in the] Ointtlewootl district Wednesday asking the Htiartl of Hiiporvifi. hi s to issue houtls not to exceed .j-lntl.iMin fm- tli,. purpose .if mac-1 atlnmi/.ing nmi otherwise im? proving the roads rif that pros? perous section ..f our county. The election resulted in a Jon majori! y for the hood issue llonaker Herald Notice of Confirmation of Sale in Case of C. C, IIyall o Kssci Coal A i nke t .. and Thomas Andrews A Couip.iny Ksser t oil A t take t ..nipmy. In Chanccrj at Wise. \\i... County, Virginia. To the orcdllors, both Iteeeivershiti and Coininon, of the Ksser Cosl A i olio Company, and any ami all persona or parties Interested in the sale of the prop urty and effects of the said Raser Coal ?V i 'oku t 'otupanyi ? Von. iml each ami ill of y'nxi, u, hereby iiotiltcd that at ItiiOO o'clock, A M , on Thursday, July :;ist HIHI, at the nftice of Irvine A- Morlson, in iti- Siotio ? lap, Vlrglhls, we will make a motion be|..;e lion II A \V Sk.eu. i ireuit Judge, in vacation, for a continuation of salo of thu Ksser Coal n' Cokis Company property and eft'eot*. sohl by A K Mori - in ii. M. Vicars and A. li. YVhitcakci Special Commissioners, June ::oth, Hint under ami in pursuance of the terms ami provisions o| a decree entered of record in tin' above styled e.e.i-es. ami :,t which said sain C-F. Hagau, Trustee, lieca. the purchaser al the pirl.t |79ft0.00, as will full) ippoarby reference to sale report made and Died by the Special I oruinis-sioners, on dale Oisald sale June IKrth, 1818. and to which, and to said cii lire records, reference is here made I'm more full, complete and perfect descrin linn This, JqI) s,),, 1 i:| C, K. Haoav, Ti uatet Purchaser A B. tVlllTBAKKS. Solicitor We Deliver Groceries t<> your kitchen table. Your order through < >ur order clerk, by phone, or in person will be carefully filled and pr< irriptly delivi red. To Servo you our order and delivci v system was inaugurat? ed. K \ >u can tell us how, we will improve it. i im Mim ms arc the liest. We want youtf business. H. L. Lane Grocery Co. Phone No. 58. TT FS TU j\E de! WiUiamsbtirg Female Institute ESTABLISHED I9UH Teacher-Tralnlng-Pedagogy. languages. Music. Domealic Science, Bible. Preparatory and Academic Work. Modern Ititlldlng Artesian Water. Pure Air. Pun; Komi. Out duei F.i. ?reise I lesltli Record Cmturiiii.1 liest Advantages, Moderate. Cosi It.[iilzi'il liy Slate Itonrd Issue certificates which entitle, holden . ii Idnij in juililk- - lionls without i xaniliutllon Kvery'girl nlijeclof < iuistaiil earn and thought: hence wcll-rcgulau d du i- in? liristlau Ilium Ii:.i iituios| lien- < 'oiwiaul mi|h-i > IhIoii Kor uatatog ruldi, . Rev..VV. M. Huntur, President itov. E. i Wollford; D. i). i 'liatrniau of lloard -.Moderator Synod nl \ , id-its Willlamsburg, Virginia, FOR YOU TH Rational Conservation Exposition Krtoxv i He. Tbi in, Se jit. I - to Nov. 1" 191) HAS BEEN PLANNED You Cannot Afford to Miss the Greateat, I tie Best, the Moat Comprehensive Expoai tion Ever Held in the South Exhibits cover every line of industry and every branch of education. Conservation features embrace soils, waters, minerals, forests, health, child welfare, etc. Amusements of a high class shown only at national expositions. 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