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VOL. XXI, BIG STONE GAP. WISE COUNTY. VA.. WEDNESDAY. DECEMBER 3. 1913 No. 49 Give Thanks For Health of State Victories for Sanitation De? clared by Board to be Cause for Rejoicing at Thanksgiving. Kichmoiid, Va.,Nov. 2?. 1913. _" ['bo people of Virginia in tlu-ir annual celebration of Thutiksgiviog should not for? get, in their general rejoicing, the victories gained by popular Cooperation fur totter health iliirniK the yoar." With tlii? statement tho State Board of Health in its annual Thanksgiving statement, made public today, reviews t Ii e achievements, of the people of Virginia in theiryear's warfare a^uiisi preventable disease. "We should rejoice that for llio lirst time in the history of ihr Statu there is now general registration of all births and deaths, insuring to every child I a legal record of its birth and estate. " Wo should rejoice that de? spite an unfavorable season, the co-operation of tho people has prevented a very high rate of typhoid ihfeCtion and has made possible a marked de? cline in the number of deaths from this cause. " We should rejoice that the widespread and general use of diphtheria antitoxin, now pro curable at a very low figure, nan reduced tho mortality from this scourge of childhood. 1 We should rejoice that slow I) but surely improved methods of living are reducing the ra vagus of tuberculosis among out white population and we should be encouraged by this to tunke a vigorous tight tor the pi lion of ottr colored people, who are dying in distressing numbers from this cause. "Weshould rejoice thai dur? ing the past year, the people of the State have availed them Belves of the opportunity to rid themselves of hookworm di? sease and have thronged our dispensaries in larger numbers than ever before. "We should rejoice that a now spirit is pervading our Htiiull towns, showing itself in ii general desire to improve sanitary conditions and to in stall better methods of sewage disposal. "We should rejoice that in our cities the people are be? coming daily more apprecia? tive of what preventive medi? cine can do and are giving lar K'T funds to their health de put 'meats. "We should rejoice above all elso that popular education is making itself fell in a new de sir.-for good health, ami that ?Ii" sanitation of tho average homo is improving yearly." Mail Order House. Don't undersell us Cfot our prices. No My log in advance. No risk whatever Try us on Puint. We sell I.. A M Bend mi?ed real Paint.?H'a thick! Ton add Ikn ? quarts of Linseed Oil to each 1 gal ?i of I.. .(- M. Taint, and so make 1 A- i Jill..us of tho lie.sl ready for use pure wad, Zliie arid Linseed nil Paint at ? com "f only *1.40 per gallon. Solil by Kelly Drug Company.?ad v. Money To Lend 1'HK Standard Home Compa 0) . Incorporated, provides home purchasing contracts with a guaranteed Jnyeatment, an ?g: cement is made whereby you Can borrow money to buy or htiild a homo or pay otT that tnortgnge, or improve your Property with iuterest at 5 per cent on yearly balances, ami your return will he $7.60 per ?nontll on each $1,000 borrowed. Rent receipts never pay divi uVnils. We have put more than t'ti thousand people in their own homes, and can put you in v?tlrn, if von will lake our plan. Loans over $2,000.001?. Assets over * 1,600,000. Call or write at once to C. B. Ramsey, Agent Office?Over Postollice Norton, - - Virginia Dies. Remains Taken to Dungan-j on for Burial. Thu remains <>f Mr. John M, Huge, who in Washing? ton city Thursday, were taken through Gate City Friday for burial at his old homo at Dun gaunon, Va. Accompanying the body were the following children of the deceased: Howard C. Hog.-, of Kansas City; Mrs. Lultt A. Gtirr, of Princeton, W-. Va; K. Clyde H?ge, of Ni'w York, and James It. H?ge, of Hazard, Ky. Tho interment took place Saturday. Of tin* death of Mr. lingo who wan Well known in South? west Virginia, the Washington star says: "John M. H?ge, a pioneer resident of Mt. Pleasant, died at Oarfleld Hospital this morn ing. He was taken ill October lo last, while at his desk in the office of the auditor for the Posloftice Department. 11 e was removed to his homo, 1221 Harvard street, but as hi* con? dition became worse ho was re moved to tho hospital. Funeral Services W?1 he held at St. Paul s M. US, church. South, in the upbuilding of which Mr. H?ge had taken an important part at H o'clock tins evening. "Following the services the body will be taken to Dungan non, Va,, his former home, for interment. "Mr. H?ge was born in Wythe county, Va. Ho lived in his native Statt) until lS'.Ki. "Ho removed to this city fol? lowing his appointment to the Treasury Department. He con tinned in Ins work here until ho was stricken at his desk. "His wife, Mrs. Margaret V. H?ge, and live children, Mrs. Lulu A. Carr, of Princeton. W. Yn , Howard 0; H?ge of Kan? sas City, Mo., James B. H?ge of Hasard, Ky., Mrs. Mary L Bruce, of this city, and K. Clyde Huge of New York, stir vive him." Shortly before being remov? ed to the hospital whore he died Mr. H?ge wrote this brief biographical sketch: "John Milton Hexe, second son of James and J ulictte H?ge, was horn June 17, 1844, on Walker's (.'reek, Wy the county, Va. My mother died when I was 11 ftoen years of age. 1 at? tended tho common schools tin til May, 1801. 1 joined Com? pany F, Eighth Virginia Oav airy, August 12, 1802, and sorv ed in that regiment until tho close of the war. I taught school in Kentucky and Missou? ri, as well as in Virginia, un? til 1S77. 1 was married to Miss Maggie Virginia Corns, Oetob er 1, 1874. Five children were horn to this union, all of whom are living at this time, October 26, 1013. I joined tho church (M. K. South; in 1S7.Y I secur? ed an official position in Wash? ington, 1). 0 , in 1893, and am still on the rolls of the Trees ury Department. I am the last of my old family and am ready for niy release. May we nil meet in heaven."?dato City Herald. Christmas Shoppers. Mr. Mooro will be glad to have Ins Bite Stone Cap friends, when in Bristol, to call and see his magninoient lino. Ho will he at the Bristol Typewriter Company, next door the West? ern Union ollioe, Stute Street, during December. D. B, Ryland & Co., The Lynchburg Jewelers adv.?41? 52. Don't Know They Have Appendicitis Many Big Stone (lap people who have chronic appendicitis, which ia not very painful, have doctored for yeara for gaa mi the stomach, sour atuniauli or consti? pation. The Mutual Drug Store states If Iheso people will try A SlNOl.B !?'???! of simple buckthorn bark, glyce? rine, etc., as compounded In Adler-ika, tho remedy which became famous by cut lug sp)>eiidicitis, they will be sur rtsed at the INSTANT benefit.?adv. BEAUTIFUL CHURCH WEDDING, The beai|tiful wedding of) Miss Margaret Bullitt and Mr. Janiea Kyle Camblos, of Mari? etta, (Ja., was solemnised Thanksgiving evening at six o'clock at Christ Church, the Rev.I.P.Martin am) Rev.Huberd Lloyd officiating, using mini quo impressive ring ceremony The color scheme of red and while was tastefully carried out in the decorations of the church, the altar being deco rated with red and white chrys anthemumu and candles togeth? er with ferns und southern sin i lax. As the strains of the bridal chorus from Lohengrin.played by Miss Mary Ramsey, were heard, Miss Jule Bullitt, maid of honor and sister to the bride entered, wearing a gown 0 f white Charmeuse veiled in chif foil and shmiow lace and car? ried an immense arm bouquet of loose white narcissus. Sli*? wan followed by John Bullitt Ohalkley.as ring bearer, ilressetl in white velvet cordu? roy, carrying a largo white chrysanthemum. T h e bride entered, leaning on tho arm of her father, Capt. Joshua P. Bul? litt, who gave her in marriage. She was queenly in her gown of white satin ami chiffon trim? med in real point lace. Her tulle bridal veil, which fell the length <if her train, was held to the coiffure with an exceedingly becoming Juliette cap made of I rope pearls. Her only orna? ment was a diamond pendant set in platinum. She carried a shower houtiuel of orchids and lilies of the val? ley lied with tulle. They were met at the altar by the groom ami best man, Mr. tltev Mitch oil, of Atlanta, tin. The ush? ers, Joshua Bullitt, ,lr , .lack Taggart, Hen linger and Stuart tl.irr.-tt followed. After the ceremony the bridal procession moved,to the strains of Mendelssohn, out of the church and were taken to the bride's home, where n reception was given for the bridal parly ami out. of town guests. Red and white Chrysanthe mums, red carnations, ferns, Btnllax and candles made the drawing rooms lovely for the seem- of the reception. lu the dining room the brid? al appointments were unusual? ly pretty. The centerpiece IVOS a large basket of red Richmond roses, surrounded by silver candlesticks, holding red tapers and shades. As the brid.itered the din? ing room she threw her bouqUOt tu bunches, Miss Kleanor Terry Catching the bunch with the ring in it, Miss Jule BulHtt the dime and Miss Margaret Gam? bles the thimble. Among the numerous and magnificent array of presents, which consisted, of cut glass, silver, &C, was a liberal check from the bride's parents, Capt. and Mrs. .1. P. Bullitt, and a chest ol" eighty pieces of Hat silver from the groom's father and sister, Mr. I'ietre Camblos, and Misses Camblos Immediately after the recep lion Mr. and Mrs. Camblos left for a bridal tour South, after which they will be at home to all their friends in Atlanta, Go , where the groom is a member of the popular law firm of Mitchell ami Camblos. Prom a distance the follow? ing guests came: Misses Mar? garet anil Kleanor Camblos and Mr. Pierre Camblos, of Mariet? ta, Ca.; Miss Kleanor Terry, of Wythevillo, Va.; Mr. and Mrs (5. P. Talbott, of Cincinnati; Mr. and Mrs. J. K. Taggart, of Keokee; Mr. anil Mrs. Ralph Taggart, of Stonega; Mr. Terry of YVylhevillo; Ren linger, of Roanoke; Stuart Oarret, of Seattle, Wash; Otey Mitchell, of Atlanta, Qa. Mr. P. Camblos and Miss Margaret Camblos.of Merrietta, Qa., have returned to their homo after attending the Cam? blos Bullitt wedding in Iii g Stone Oap last week. James Andorson Wampler, while operating a corn shred? der at his farm in the valley above town last week, caught -hia right hand inn cog wheel which cut off nil tho lingers ut the nuckol joint. John Fox, Jr., Needed Shave Novelist's Whiskers Fooled Colorado Bear and Game Chases the Writer Around Mountain. Denver, Nov. 28.?J. K. Ooi lieri John Fox, Jr., and J. M. Wuterbury returned hero from the Colorado mountains, where they spent several weeks hunt, in^. Collier took,Fox lo a bar. ber shop immediately and had him shaved. The publisher says that the next time the novelist goes into the woods where there is big game he should take a ra/.or and some shaving soap along. other wiso he may never live to write another hook. It seems that one day while Fox was out with his rille look tng for bear he came aeross a big brown one. At the time Fox was wearing a beard, its presence being due to the fact that he had no razor. The nove? list took aim at bruin but his gun refused to work. The bear evidently realized that t b e shooting iron was out of order, for ho charged on Fox. The nimble author of "The Trail of the Lonesome Pine" turned and retreated at full speed with the hear right behind him. Around (he mountain they wont until Collier sighted them. The publisher declares that the hear was laughing. It seems he had seen the whiskers and had mistaken Fox for a play mute?possibly It trained boar, A bull11. from the Collier gut. stopped the real bear and Fox was saved. The Denver ha rhe r who shaved the novelist had to use two razors. The first one's edge was turned before the job was half done. Radford Nor? mal Notes. Capt. D II. Karger, of Shaws ville, delivered a strong ad dress before the faculty and Students of the normal school Monday morning. The Bllbjool of the address was Honesty and Conservation. T h B speaker showed that in each human he ing there is a contest going on and that education in to eon serve thehuman impulses which abound in every human being. The address was well received. In the auditorium of the nor? mal school Sunday afternoon tho W. C. T. U. gaveaprogam. Representatives of all t h <? churches and Sunday-schools of the city perticiputing. The pastors of several of the churchy os spoke on the use of whiskey and tobacco. Kx-(Inventur J. H?ge Tylor made a strong ad? dress showing the effect of pro hibitioll in the Slates that have tried it. Dr. J. P. McConnell spoke showing that the hope of the temperance cause is in the education of I lie children of the present generation. lie dis? cussed the world wide campaign against alcoholism and intem? perance through educatiiam of th,- children in t h o p4>lic Bchools o f practically every civilized nation in the world. TYPEWRITERS?All makes; strictly tirst-class factory re huilts, special drives for November; $100, latest model Remingtons, No. .1 Under? woods, No. 5 1'rinty po, Oliv? ers, L. 0. Smiths, Monarchs and others, each having back spacer and tabulator, $50 to $00. Same' models without hack spacer and tabulator in Underwoods and Olivers, $45. Other models at less prices; No. 3 Olivers, $35; No. 0 and No. 7 Remingtons, $15 to $30; Smith Premiers $10 to $20; Royals, Kmersons, Fox, all . visible, special low pricos. Our high grade standard machines are from $10 to $25 less than city prices; 1?7 sales in three months and 187 well pleased and satisfied custom? ers. We neither buy nor sell junk. Select the machine you desirej'writo us for price list. West Virginia Type? writer Syndicate, Caldwell j Building, Huntington, W, Va. 46 4'J. From Freeling. Frcoling, Vn., Nov. 28.?Mor ' v in, the two-year old Bon ofi Wiley B. Trlvitt, died on Wed? nesday, of diphtheria, after suffering a live clays' attack. This is the first fatal ease known hero for a number of yeaiB. In 187H 7 many children died of this disease, but since tho few cases known have not been of such a virulent type. It is said that a new store will go up at Freeling within the next few days. Willard Mtillius and W, H. Pe.nuington are at the back of the venture. Wiley B. Trivitt is having a body of poplar timber cut into lumber for shipping purposes. This lumber will he hauled with teams to the nearest point on the Clinch field,-Carolina and Ohio railroad on Met'lure Creek for shipment. Work is progressing on the macadam road now in process of construction from Clintwood to the nearest point on the Cllnchflold, Carolina and Ohio ra'lroad, a distance of six miles. Corn gathering is practically done, and tho yield is better than was expected. The acre age in corn this year is larger than that of last year, which about evens up the loss in the yield per acre from the pieced ing crop. Alexander Mllllins, the fruit and lu rry man, will probltbl) leave Dickctisou county, and locate at some convenient point along the Sindy Valley and Filkhorn railroad in Pike coun? ty, Koutucky, where he will engage in fruit and berry grow? ing quite extensive!) ? There is talk of building u public road front this point up Pine Creek to the top of Cum? berland Mountain, from which place Pike counts, Ky., offers 10 extend the road on to Jen kins, the terminus of the Sandy Valley and Klkhnru railroad.' Such a road would he a great convenience to the general traveling public. BE JEALOUS OF THE BEAUTY OF YOUK HAIR. In other words, he ctiroflll ol it. Tin- beauty of your hair depends upon its health. To make it glossy, bright, silks soft?to make it fall more easi? ly into the graceful, wavy folds of the COlfflirp?to make it stay where you put it -use Harmony Hair Beatltifier. This dainty liquid dressing is just what it is named? u beatltifier. if your hair is beutlliful now, use it to make it even more so, and to preserve its loveliness. If it is not beautiful now, Harmon) Hair Beuutiiier will improve its appearance in a way to please you, or money hack. Its rose fragrance will overcome the oily smell of your hair. Kasy t o apply?simply sprinkle a little on your hair each time before brushing it. Contains no oil; will not change color of hair, nor darken gray hair. To keep hair and scalp dand ruff-free and clean, use Harmo? ny Shampoo. This pure liquid shampoo gives an instantan? eous rich lather that immedi? ately penetrates to every part of hair und scalp, insuring a quick, thorough cleansing, Washed off just as quickly, the entire operation takes only a few moments, Contains noth? ing that can harm the hair; leaves no harshness or sticki? ness?just a sweet cleanliness. Both preparations come in odd-shaped, very ornamental bottles, with sprinkler tops. Harmony Hair Beautiller.ti.tHi. j Harmony Shampoo, 60c. Both guaranteed to satisfy you in every way,or your money back. Sold in this Community only at our store?Tho Roxall Store? ono of the muse than 7,000 lead ing drug stores of the United States, Canada and Groat Brit? ain, which own tho big Harmo? ny lubatories in Boston, where the muny celebrated Harmony Perfumes and Toilet Prepara? tions urn made.?Kelly Drug Co., Big Stone Gap, Va.?adv. VV. H. Nickels, of DuHield, was visiting Mr. and Mrs. W. 'J. Horsloy in tho (lap last week. Consolidation Of Vast Inter csts. Nowb received Ii e r o fron? Whitoabiirg in to the effect that a n important conference of leading coal magnates, who are interested in the development of the vast coal fields in Jenkins ami McltobertH districts of K, Kentucky is on there with a view, it is believed here, of ef? fecting consolidation of sever? al large interests there into one giant corporation for control of the coal output in that region. In the party, which passed through here wore, Congress mau Slemp, of Virginia: John 0. 0. Mayo, of PaVntsville; J. J. Johnson, of Baltimore: J. M. Camden and Senator Watson of West Virginia, besides a number of others high in the great coal development work now going on in that section. I he party, which comprises the largest group of capitalists that ever vlilted that region, is going over the property of the Mineral Kuel Company, of Fleming ami Bottorsneld, ami of the ('onsoliilated Coal Com? pany at Mcltoberts, Jenkins, Dunham, ami Burdino, ami of the Slemp Coal Company around Hazard, M.hers of the party let enough information leak out to give the impression that big things are in prospects, ami while no details are forthcom? ing as yet, it is stated what is regarded as reliable authority that a deal pending between the officials for a merger of these interests, which will moan much for the development of this rich territory ? Hazurd(Ky) Herald. STAY ON YOUR FEET. Taking Calomel Means Staying, Home lor the l)a> fake Dodion's Liver Tone aui Save a bay's Work. If an attack of constipation or biliousness hits you there's no need to lake a dose of culo inol and spend at least a day getting over tl.ffeets of it. The Mutual Drug store sells the liver tonic, Dodsou's Liver Tone, that takes the place of calomel and starts a la/.y liver without any bad after-affects, Dodson's Liver Tone does all the good that calomel ever did, yet it is absolutely harmless to young people and old. It is a pleasant-tasting vegetable lii| uid that will relieve constipa? tion or soui stomach or other troubles that go along with a la/.y liver, without restriction of habit or diet. You don't leave off any ol the things you regularly do when yon take Dodson's Liver Tone. The Mutual Drug store sell Dodson's Liver Tone and give, rt a strong personal guarantee They say, "A large bottle of Dodson's Liver Tone sells for 60 cents, and we will hand any person back his 60 cents if he Ines a bottle and doesn't say that it dues all that calomel ever does and does it pleasant? ly, (let the genuine Dodson's Liver Tone and if you are not pleased with it wo will givu you back your money with a smile." ?adv. Lee County Girl Entertained. Liberty, Missouri, N'ov. 27.? Miss Kmily J. Keasordelight? fully entertained about lifty guests, Thursday evening, No vemher 27, in honor of Miss Rebecca Uoasor, of Olinger. Tim evening was spent in pro? gressive convorsotionand cards. The pri/.es for tilt; most skillful couple playing fl(K), wore award? ed to Miss Paulene Covington and Mr. Homer Richardson. The ladies prize was a cut glass hou bou dish. Tim geiitlemans prize was a silver Cigar stand. The house was beautifully dec orated with chrysanthemums, carnations and ferns, the color scheme being rose und white. A five course luncheon was served at 11 o'clock. Miss Keas? or was assisted by Misses Elsie Barnes, Paulene Coving ton and Mario Phiibrick, Punch was served by Miss Leona Petty. [The out of town guests were Misses Maliel Snelling and Irene > Henderson.