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TUE BIG STONE GAP POST.
WEDNESDAY, DEO. 17. 1918. niWi.'u-l Kvery Wednwidsy by lht> WISE PRINTING COMPANY. !nrorfmr*t?Hl. OIUBErlT N. KNIGHT. - Kdltor. Omi Year.' - SI.OO SU Months. - .BO Thrsa Months. - .26 Kniet?! srronlinii to |kisU1 regulations it the post-office ?t lllg Stone (Ispssseo onil-cliuii matter. SUBSCRIBERS uro earnestly re? quested to observe the dato printed on their address slips, whicli will keep them at nil times posted ns to the date of tho expiration of thoir sub? scription. Prompt and timely attention to thin request will Bavo all parties n n^nt deal of unitovance. It pays to keep your hills paid. Just one week until Christ nias. Hm! yon thought of it. Be sure you arc right?then ask if it is worth while. Isn'l it funny how Aasy it is to ilo a thing after it is done. VVo seldom over give n Christ? mas present except to those whom wo uxpocl to return tho favor. ? An education which does not tench courtesy, deference ntul brotherly love, even though pinhelishod with n college ?Ii. plnm i, is largoly wasted. t'titicii lire people who know juM bow to do n tiling they would never have though) of theuiBolvbs In a thousand years line) eleven days. Home folks say they don't net i enough out of church to pay for (he trouble, and the church inight say the same of them It seems ns if some people just naturally Btiok their corns Olli whore you are hound to step mi them, After heirs hire a few law. ycrs to nettle an estate, the ipiestion of equitable division is removed ns far us the heirs ure concerned. Hie; Stone (lap can honst of I.it-' 'if things, und one of those i>- i he lines I masonic lodge room in the state, the city of Kich llinnd not excepted. if you haven't .(lone your Christ mas shopping yet it is about time you were getting busy or Santa Clause will he here before you are ready for linn A porson often finds to his sorrow thot tlie tolling of ono little lie to avoid an embarass iiHC position results in telling several others to bolster up the first one, the untruth of which is finally proved anyway. A child thnt isn't able to re? member a thing about what took place in school that day, readily absobs conversation it is not supposed to hear and is often found repoating it word for word a week or two after it took place. Hig Stone (lap can soon boast of one of the finest military companies in the state of Vir? ginia, With Oapt. J. V. Bullitt at the head of the organisation its permanent success is assur? ed. An eastern inventor is out with a device for prolonging sleep. We are u-oiue- to have one so arranged that it will au? tomatically commence work the next time we dream we have fallen heir to a million dollars. Those who work not for the future because they would hnve little prospect of enjoying the fruits of their labor, should bear in mind that they are enjoying many things which they would not have if those who have gone before them had shown the Same selfish spirit they are showing. Work Plentiful and Labor Scarce. Dun's Ueview has the follow? ing to say regarding business during the past week: "Business at wholesale was Komi last week, consisting mainly of filling in orders und orders for spring goods. .Mer? chants through this auction re? port liberal sales owing to the cold weather,ami wholesale col? lections are good. Textile mills aro receiving numerous orders mid requests for immediate shipment, hut ure all bebind, with the hosiery nulls promts ill"; nothing except spring de? liveries. Local mills report 1014 products well sold uhond in all liner.. Hut nil business was active last week and there was a marked improvement in collections. Stocks are low in till lilies and merchants report that goods are bard to i;..| Work is plentiful and labor is scarce. The coal trade has re ceived quite an impetus from (he cold and both steam and domestic aro in demand. Con? siderable complain) is heard from the coal people over the shortage of curs. There are some implies in the lumber trade, which seem to show im? provement over Ibis time last Year." Trade with the merchants who advertise iu the Post. Santa Has Come and is making head? quarters at Hamblen Bros A Full Line of Toys Santa Claus The Great Toy Repository Loaded to the hill. Everything new and up with the tunes. Latest toy inventions. All ready for the Santa Claus patrons for the Merry Christmas. Come and see at the great headquarters. Goodloe Brothers Company Incorporated Big Stone Gap, Virginia Home Mission Meeting. The regular monthly meet? ing of tho Woman's Homo Missionary Society of tho M. B. Chinch, South, was hi ! t i imr day, December, utii, at the hoino of Mrs. J. H. Mnlhews, the president in theohoir. The meeting was opened by siugitig '?Am 1 a Soldier <if the Cross," followed by the members re? peating the 'j?nl Psalm, The secretary then read the minutes of the monthly meeting; also the week of prayer meetings, which were all approved, The treasurer's report was also approved; it members re sponded to roll call, and the dues amounted to it '??'>. Fourth-vice president's re? port was 27 visitors, in ilelicn oies, 'I Flowers, $2.00 in money, 31 garments. New ollicers were elected for the coming year, iih follows: President, M rs. 0 S t !nrtei: 1st Vise-president, .Mrs. .1. A. Qilmer; 2nd Vice president, Mrs. 1.1'. Taylor; 3rd yice-pres dent, Mrs. 1. 1" Martin; 4th. Vice-president, Mrs. I,. 0. Pet tit; Treasurer, Mrs. VV. P. Kil bourn; Corresponding Secro tary, Mrs D II. Bri.; Bacord ing Secretary, Mis. Mnlcolm Smith; Superintendent of pub? licity. Mrs. II. A. VV. Skoen; Agent of Missionary Voice; Mrs. Dillon. The meeting closed by repeat ing the Lord's prayer, to meet with Mrs. II. A' W. Sic con, Thursday, .Inn. 1st. at 'A p. m. Supt. of Publicity.. Unique Parly. The Bovonth Grade 0iris gave a v.ry delightful and nn'qtie party at I he S,-Iniol Building Friday night from eight to eleven o'clock in i lie Domestic Science Department Misses shields, WatkinS,Vineyurd ami Currelt and Brof. Waller chap? eroned, Many g,.mos were played in one of the large mils le rooms together with a deli eious marslimallow toast, also several readings wet.' given by a number of little girls which were enjoyed very much. Hot chocolate and c ikes and home made candles were also served. Those whom wen- pres. out wer,. Misses Margaret Bar rou, Nina Johnson, Eleanor Baker, Mary Blair Martin,! Iviit li Ballnrd, Frances Long. I Lucile Martin, Sophia Benedict and Belaud Wells (lordou < loodloe, llufus I '? i tit, Karl B iker,B 'tiin ild Smith,! ?I.inior McCorklo, Victor Baker, Clifford Smith, WBIinni Fleen or und William Bcvei Uty . Seals Supplied By Mail Or? ders. Bichmond, Vn , 1 tec. I '? I n terested persons who do liol live in cities and towns where Bed Cross Christmas seals are on nale. arc to he given an op? portunity of sharing ill this na? tion-wide campaign against consumption, The State Anti tuberculosis Association, which is in charge of tin- sale through out Virginia, has established a temporary mail-order house at Its headquarters, I 1 In Capital Street, and is prepared to b< ml out the seals to all who will re mit for them at one ceil I each. The Association has in past years been puzzled to devise a method of reaching the friends the anti-tuberculosis crusade who reside in localities where the seals are on sale. In some instances the Association has requested its local agents to sell the seals in ?territory adja? cent to their headquarters; and in other communities the ap? peal lias been through the new s papers This year the Association, in a general letter to the editors of the State, has asked ihem to announce that the seal.- call he had by those who wish them on application direct to the a>-h Oiation. In ease there is an agent in t h e locality from which the order collies, credit will he given by the State As soociation, Indications are that Virginia will establish a new record this year in the sale of seals. More interest has been shown to date than at the correspond' ing time in any previous con: pliign und from hundreds ?f niiw frionda the tuberculosis cruso. lers are receiving assur? ance of support and encourage? ment. Heartened by the many promise* given, tho State As Bociatioii hopes to raise at lea-*! fifty rents for every consump? tive in the state,?an educa? tional fund of flu.OOO. How To Take Good Care of Your Hair. Nothing spoils your good looks so much as homed) hair - stringy, dull-colored, harsh Nothing adds to good looks so much as beautiful hair?soft, silky, wavy and glossy, No unit i er ho w beaut if ill v nurhair is now, yon can improve its gnoil looks by using Harmony Hair Beuuiiiier, If >our h a i r is homely ami ugly now. Harmo? ny Hair Beautilior will make it softer, glossier, silkier, mure beautiful in every way. It also makes it easier to put Up und helps it to "stay up". Its rich rose odor hides the unpleasant, Oily smell ol the hair. Ilaiino. ii) Hair Deaulifler is rightly mimed; it beau tili es the hair. Very easy to apply?simply i sprinkle a little on your hnirl each limn before brushing it. I It contains no oil, ami will not i change the color of the hair, nor darken may hair. To keep y our hair ami scalp tin nil in IT free and clean, use Harmony Shampoo. I bis pure liquid shampoo gives an install tuncous rich lather that inline- ' dialely penetrates to every part' of hair and scalp, insuring a' I quick and thorough cleansing. I washed oil just ns quickly, the entile operation takes only j ii few nioments. Contains noth? ing that can harm (he hair;! leaves no harshness or sltcki ncss?just a sweet-smelling cleanliness, Both preparations Come in odd-shaped, very ornamental bottles, with sprinkler lops.' Harmony Hair Bouutiller, >i 1,1 Harmony Shampoo, 50c. Both guaranteed to satisfy you in uvi \-\ way, or j mir money back Sold in this community only at our store?The llexull Store one of the more than 7,000 lead? ing drug stores of (he United Sla'es, Canada and Great Brit inn, which own the big llar niony laboratories m Boston, wlibro the many celebttiled Harmony Perfumes and Toilet Preparations are mado. ? Kelly Dflig Company, Big Stoiiu Gup, Vn ndv. ^2 Always Ready l In- notlcablo beauty of every residence ii..i in |udnt?d ?iili I.' ,i M Scial Mixed It. Ml I'atiil Is line to its lieing the stand ? l.i.l ol perfection in paint It's tin- one : most desirable paint lor oxlcrlor and in? terior painting, It combines lasting quality and the beautiful finish that is secured only by purity ..f l.oa.1 Zinc and Unseed nil Sold by Kelly Drug t .. Rumor That Aycrs May Be Named Collector. It i> rumored in political cir? cles that General It. A. Avers, of Big Stone Gap, is now the strongest candidate from the Ninth district for the internal revenue collectorship. It i, said that it would not be Btir prising if General Avers' nomi nation is sei,I to the Senate by President V\ ilson within the next few dnj h. General Avers has not been a bahdidatejfor the appo'ntmcnt but bis friends have offered bis j name for t he appointment. 1'. i K. Si i'i iir was selected as tho choice of the Democratic com? mittee but he hits as yet been unable to land the plum ami it is said that (be sit nut ion is now so changed that General Aycrs is a Btrong probability,?Bris? tol Herahl Courier. Big Stone Gap Druggist Makes A Statement, We always advise people who have sto mach or bowel troubleto see a doctor. I llulto those who do not wish to do tins we will say try the mixture of simple buck ihoiu nark, glycorino, etc , known as Adler-ika i Iiis simple remedy is so powerful that JUST ONK DOSK r Hevea scour stomach. ga.s on stomach and con? stipation INSTANTIA' People who try Adler-ika are surprised at its quick action. The Mutual Drug More. adv. Cap! Bob Alsover was hero from Big Stone Gup last Kri day wearing a straw hut ntul summer clothes. ? Norton News Misses Janet Bailey and Kliz abeth Sprinkle spent Saturday at t'oeburn visiting Miss F|etch er Bai to) who is teaching there. APE JUDGED by pnrticulur buyers for their food value rather than prices. Well informed housewives know that tough stringy meat is dear ni nlmnst any price. They know that The Quality of Meat i? determined by the nutrition it contains. Question:? Wh^ii y ou can get both quality and price from us, is there any good reason why wo should not have your trade? Lane's Meat Market In Old Mutul Drug Store Phone No. 58. J Come and See! We have put forth every effort to make our stock complete nt the best goods obtainable, for Christ? mas trade especially. Would In- glad to have you call and see us. However, il you can't dome, wc liavc two pinnies in the stoic for your convenience. Will have help tb make prompt deliveries. I need yout support and will prove my appreciation in the best possible service. E. F. Burgess j ?_mi_i__!_ajlii^^ I HOW DO YOU FEEL I TO-DAY? 1 Ii j W e want Jo talk to you. If you are happy pj J and feeling good, will tell you something that will N give long lite to that happiness. If you arc feeling j liltie or in any way downcast, remember Jonah, [j^j HE CAME OUT ALL .RIGHT. We have go.., 1 ? i Lu il ' news to tell you. 1 We teach thoroughly the practical benefit of pjj j all modern Office Appliance, the best most tttor- \?i ] ough Courses of Business training known to the |=j j] Science. Investigate. Do not guess. Hut "Be [?l 1| sure you are right, then go ahead." ij ISl Dictaphone Course S.10.M) r;. Combined Commercial Coarse, 12 month* 10.10 Stenographic Course. 7 montha 50.00 Hmikkei-pinc Course! 7 muntlis 51).!)0 Sleootype Coarse, 7 months 5t).uu Billint, Way.Billlat, Advertising and Selling, Life jj Scholarship . 4U.00 p )| funeral Office Practice, and training ... 40.00 !J Post Graduate Courses arranged to suit your LSI j] convenience, and previous education. Shorthand [ra i| Text Books and Machines Free. |=j Stenotype, the greatest and most rapid sys- El tern of writing kn?v n. 593 words per minute n?J written under official test, the operator being || blindfolded. Sounds rather large, doesn't it? Re- taj member what we said above about INVEST1GA- [m TlON. We have other encouragements for you TdJ which we cannot enumerate here. (Bj Call and sec us or write. ||j Central Business College I Incorporated raj T. S. Spradlin. 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