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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.

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