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VOL. X%H. BIG STONE QAP. WISE COUNTY. VA.. WEDNESDAY, JUNE 24,1914. r^o726 Mrs. Mayo ules $20,000,000 Estate in Eastern Kentucky. Lexington. Ky., June 19.?In Ithe little town of Puintsville, JuhuBon county, Ky., lives Mrs. John Calhoun Mavo, widow of ,l?. richest man in Kentucky, alto the wealthiest widow in fhe Central West, and hy odds tin. most interesting, since she j? to carry on the gigantic af irs 1' ft hy her huahand. Mrs Mnyo's wealth is esti it. ,1 at $20,000,000. She has [..,, hildren to help her enjoy lohn, aged l",nnd Margaret, aged S. The Mayo home, where Mrs. jlayo will conduct her husiness, the htindsoinest in Rastern Kentucky. Olllcet lo the Family Home. Its buildings and surround ingM, with furnishings, some of whirl; came from ovor the sea, con) in the neighborhood of Mrs. May o will tit up offices in a part of her big home, und liiere, with the assistance ,,[ secretaries and experts in the various lines of work in which her husband was interested, will carry out what she believes he would have her do. It is an interesting life Mrs. Mayo has mapped out for her s,.|f. When John Cnlhoun Mayo died, after a struggle for life winch uttracted attention of the whole country, she was bequeathed his entire estnte, without bond, without security of any sort. He was taken ill at his home at Paiutaville last February, ami for three months fought with death. He spent over < I in physicians' and hotel bills und traveling expenses, all in vain. All this time Mrs. Mayo was nstantly with him. He be ^un to teuch her the detuila of his complicated affairs. .She had watched him grow from a poor country school teacher in? to a coal and timber barot,, and ?be bad absorbed much infor? mation from working with him. Hut when sickness cume und (lie physicians told him whut the trouble was, he begun to really train Mrs. Mayo so she would he able to carry out his plans. Daily they went over the details of big atfuirs, and she absorbed the material iuforma tiou so rapidly thut she now (aces her task with a compara? tively light heart. Kduintcd the Mountain Boys. Many yeurg ago he began system of educating mountain bo>h and girls. Some of these he watched after their gruduu tion mid then placed them in Muh places in a business way. He endowed colleges und he built churches. All this wus done in the country of the hills which had given him his large wealth. Kully 600 boys und girls have been helped to better thiugB in life through the friendship of Mr. Mayo. So, one of the lirst diings Mrs. Mayo looked into was the condition of these joung people her husband had wiped. Then she announced that, us she is solo arbiter of (hedestinies of the great Mayo uropurties, she would take her husband's place. She would Juke his .seat in the directoral Muh of the companies in Iwhicli la- held big interests. In wort, Bhe would be u second lot"' (' Mayo until her little ?n, John, shall come along to !'u the burden from her 'noukiers. The estate has probably $2, ?W,000 in cash. The other as ?sts are vast holdings of coal, oil and timber lands. The jlayo interests control prohubly ?,000,OtX) ucros of the best min -producing lands in the Ken MCky mountains. Mrs. Mayo ?wes tlmt the education of the youth that her husband had Martcd will g0 on; that she, too, "HI endow colleges; that Bhe, ?>. will build churches, and "uUshe will carry out in every way she can the intentions of .'Weaned husband, hundreds of poor people in th lew Kentucky were fearful ;?at Mrs. Mayo would leave ??lulls when her husband But she soon set these fears at rest. She has always lived in the hill country. She is oue of those women fitted for domestic life. W hen occasion demands that she appear in society none at any function is more to the mannor born thau she. She has always presided over the social festivities ut the .Mayo homo with charm and dignity, but she findH her real happiness now with her little boy and her little girl and with the home people, who helped her husband to richeB, and the people whom he lovud to help. Mrs. Mayo is probably 4.1, but she dooH not loot it. She has a keon grnsp of affairs, and her counsel was always sought by her husband in business deals. These confidences enabled her to step into his business shoes with more readiness and ability when the time came that she must succeed him. She can see the weak points in uu argu? ment for extension here, de? velopment there, investment over there, morn readily than most men, and she makes her decisions quickly. She has surrounded herself with assis? tants who know how to assist, but Mrs. Mayo is the muin spriiig~-sho knows what she wants to do ami how to do it. Company Announces Free Electric Fan Service to Invalids. Pree electric fan service for the benefit of the sick is offered to the public this summer by the Powell Valley Light anil Power Company. The offer the Company makes in effect is that electric fans and, where neeesBiiry, the current to operate, will be furnished with? out cost to persons Beriously ill who are unable to puy for the service. The only conditions are that the attending physician must certify to the reasonable necessity for fan service, und to the patient's inability to ufTord it. The offer, of course, applies where the sick room is within the reach of the Com? pany's lines. "The reason (or making con? ditions of any kind is for the obvious purpose of protecting the free electric fan for the use of those who really noed it and cannot afford it." says the local manager. "It is a public wel? fare proposition and is evidence of the general policy of our Company. No hard and fust rules are enforced regarding the free service, our aim being to muke it do us much good us possible. During the summer moiilbs there are ulwuys cuses where the use of an electric fun greatly improves the condition of the patient, and sometimes represents the narrow margin between life and death. "This offer has been made und received with approval und ut once utilised by physicians in other cities where our Com? pany operates." Killed at Pardee lie v. K. S. Rose, of Kust Stone Gap, aged about fifty years, was run down am) killed on the ruilroad truck at Par dee, Va., yesterday afternoon. He was "walking along the track neur the coal tipple, which was in operation, and did not hear the approachiug train which was backing up. Deceased leaves a wife and four children to whom we ex? tend sympathy. ?A ppulachitt Progressive. Greatest Wheat Crop Ever In Washington, June 1'.?.?Nino hundred million bushels of wheat, almost half of the average world's wheat produc? tion, and a now record for the United StateB, iB tho prospective total yield of the farms of the country this year, the Depart? ment of Agriculture announced today in its June crop report. The enormous crop will be l?7,uoO,t>.K) bushels more than ever was grown before in the United States in any one year. I There also will be large yields I of oats and barley, probably I second in size in the histo'y of the nation. Sight Base Ball Stonega vs. Keokee Keokee met defeat last Wed nesday by the Stonega team in a very one aided game on the Keokee grounds, by n score of i? to 1. which tied these two teams in the league standing. S'.onega hit Winters hard in the six innings he worked, get? ting ten hits off his delivery, ana he had to be relieved by Robinson, who was very effec? tive during the remainder of the game. Swain was doing mound duty for Stonega and pitched sterling ball, letting the hard hitting Keokee hoys down with four hits. Keokee fought gamely, but the lead which the Stonegtt team obtained early in the game was too much for them to overcome. Following is the lineup and score by innings: Btonega?Hall, ss; S. Tute, 2b; Wagner, .'lb; E. Tute, lb; Wells, If; O'Neil, 05 Richmond, cf; Williams, rf; Swain, p. Keokee?Holston, rf. Stout, c: t>hnetloss, ss: Harding, cf; (i. Ooldiron, If; Murrin, 2b; Ruwe, lb; Davis, lb; E. Cold iron, :ib: Winters, pj Robinson, pitcher. MUST INNING Mali grounded out. WloUra to Ituwo Wagner fouled 15. CoWlron. 8. T?te walken; anil was out trying to steal second. Winters to Ruwe to Ohnelloss. No runs; no hits: no errors. Holston i?>ppc<l to S. Tale. Stout grounded out. S. Tste to I Tat*. Ohne Hohs .Hied to Richmond. No runs.no hits: no errors BECOND lNNINii R. T?te strolled. Wells singlet to right. O'Neil forces R, T?te al Ihinl. Richmond Bled to Murrin. Williaiua hit to center, scoring Wells. Willisms stole second Swain singled to right, ?coring O'Neil and Williams. Swain caught stealing second. Stout U> Murrin. Three runs: three hits: no errors. Harding out, B. Tat? to R. Tale. O. Cold iron grounded to K. T?te. Murrin Hied to Williams. No runs: no hits; no errors THIRD INNIN0 llhuelloss fuinhlrd Halls grounder, S. T?te rlird to O. Ooldiron Wagner grounded out, Winters lo Kuwe. K. Tale out, Murrin to Kuwe. Ruwe walked. E. ('oldiruii fsnucd Winters forres Kuwe. Swain to S. Tale. Holston fanned No runs, no hits; no errors FOURTH INNING Wells bale on Murrin ? error O'Neil walked. Klchinond popped to OhnoHoss. Williams singled to center. Swain hit to .center, scoring Wells snd O'Neil, Wil? liams out. on the play trying for third, . Harding to E, Coldlron. Hall Hied to Harding. Two runs; two hits; one \error Stout died to Hall Ohnelinss and Harding breezed. No runs; no hits; no errors. FIFTH INNING S. T?te out. Ohuelloss to Kuwe. Wag? ner tiled to Holston. K. Tale lined to Murriu. No runs; no hits; no errors. (I. ColdlrOD out. Hall to K. late Murtin singled to left and stole second. Ituwe fanned F. t'uldlron singled to center, scoring Murrin and was nut stretching it." One run; two hits; no errors. SIXTH INNING I Wells popped to Ohuelloss. O'Neil singlet) lo center. Richmond singled thru second, O'Neil going to third. Richmond stole ?ecoud. William? hit to right, scoring O'Neil and Richmond. Swain forced Williams at second. Hall singled to center. Wagner doubled to center, scoring Swain aim Hall. Winters was yanked and Robinson went in to pitch. K. T?te hit by pitched ball. Wells Hied to K. I.'oldiron. Font runs; five hits; no errors. Itoblnson singled to center. Holston popjKHt to Hall and Stout )>opped to R, fate, ohuelloss safe o* Hall's error. Harding fouled to F.. T?te. No runs; one hit; one error. SRVHNTH INNING O'Neil walked and was out stealing second. Stout to Murrin. Richmond finned. Williams out, Murrin to Ruwe. No runs; no hits; no errors. R. Coldirou grounded out, Hall to K. T?te. Murrin tiled to Wells. Davis bat? ted for Ruwe and Hied to Richmond. No runs; no hits ; 110 errors. EIGHTH INNING Davis goes to first base for Keokee. Swain out, ohuelloss to Davis. Hall died to Holston. S. T?te fanned. No runs; no bits; no errors. R. Coldlron rolled to.Hwalu. Kobiuson walked. Holstou forced Robinson at second, Holston stole second. Stout walked. Ohuelloss out, S. T?te to K. T?te. No runs; uo hits; no errors. NINTH INNING Wagner grounded out, Ohnetloss to Davis. 10. Tat? pcp|>ed to ObneHoss. Wells Hied to Harding In deep center. No runs; no hits; so errors. Harding lined to Wagner. G. Cold iron out, H. Tale to R. T?te. Murrin ?ms? mi. iw 1 aunsasa?bss?bsssot FOR SALE Incidental to moving July 1st into smaller quarters, will sell at a bargain surplus household furniture in my Wood Avenue residence. Mrs C. L. Nash. single.! to left. I>?vi - safe oo Wagner's error. E. Coldlron forces Davis at second. Hall to 3. T?te. No runs: ooe bit: ooe error. Innings 123451*89 HUE Stouega 0 3 0 a 0 4 0 0 0 V 111 'j Keokee 000 ill 0000 i 4 4 Two Base Hit?Wagner. Uue on Balls?off Swain, 3; Winters, 3; Koblnson, 1. Struck Out?Swain, i; Winters. 0; Koblnson, 3. Umpires? K E. Taggart anil E. Dran? neu. Big Stone Gap vs. Keokee Saturday'a game hero be? tween Keokee and the home team was, beyond any doubt, the hem game of baseball that hau been played in the league this season, it was a pitcher's buttle royal between Peery and Harding from start to Huish and hits were ulmost as scarce as hen's teeth. Too much praise could not be given theso pitchers for their great work, as it wns tho rarest foat of pitching ever exhibited on the local diamond. Out Holders had only a very few chances, as there were twenty strike outs, aud when the ball was hit they were easy pop ups. Peery'b speed was territlie and with Iiis curve bail working nice, he allowed the visitors only two hits and struck out fourteen, Although he pitched line ball, he was defeated, his teammates failing to muke u score while the Keokoo boys pushed one tally ucross in the fifth inning which wonthogaine. Harding ullowod tho homo team only | three hits und fanned six men. j He had speed ami a good spit ball working und his opponents could do nothing with it. For four innings Keokee failed to get u man on tirst base. The tir.it man up in the tilth was Murrin, and he doubled to center, went to third on a pas? sed ball and scored on Holulon's sacrifice fly to center, but after this not a Keokee player got as far as second base. The home boys threatened to score in the fourth. After two men were out, the bases were tilled, but Parsons ended the agony when he rolled to Harding. In the seventh, it looked fine for u chunce to score when Gllly singled und stole second, Par? sons walked, but Peery und Potter, who ure noted for their hitting in pinches, were easy victims for Harding. The result of this game leaves Keokee aud Stnnoga tied again, as Dorchester forfeited their game to Stonega, while the home team remains in the lead, and they have only one more gume to win to be assured of playing on the Fourth of July. Big Stone Uup iH scheduled to play ut Stonegu today, and Big Stone Uap will tackle the Keokee team here again next Saturday. FIRST INNING Robinson fanned, Stout rolled to 1'eery. ObneHoaa Hied to Bakei No runt; no hits; no errors. Potter grounded out, Murrin to Davis McCall Mied to Robinson in venter King out, K. Coldlron to Daria, No runs, no hits; no errors. SECOND INNING Murrin and llolstou funned. King made a good catch ot" Davis' tly. No runs; no bits; no errors. Wampler singled to right Baker sacrificed, Harding to Davis. Toney popped to Harding. Hilly grounded out, UhuetloHS to Davis. No runs; one lilt; no errors. THIRD INNING Ii. t'oldinin grounded to Persona, K. Coldlron died to Potter. Harding missed three. No runs; no hits; no emirs. Parsons Hied to Q, Coldlron Peery singled to center. Potter nud Met all breeled, No runs; one hit; no errors. FOURTH inning Robiuaou, Stout and Ohnefloes all fan? ned the air. No runs; no lilts; no errors. King and Wampler rolled to Harding. Ilakor walked. Toney singled to left. Hilly walked. Parsons ended tlie agony by rolling to Harding. Fifth inning Murriu doubled to center, and went to third cu passed ball by Wampler. Hols ton tiled to Potter, Murriu MoriDg after the catch. Davis out, Toney to Parsons. G. Coldlron walked. E. Coldlron fouled to Parsons. Ono run; one hit; one error. Peery grounded to Uardlug. Potter tiled to Coldlron in deep left McCall popped to Harding. No runs; no hits; no errors. SIXTH inning Harding singled to center. Robinson and Stout fanned. Obnettoss out. King to Parsons. No runs, no hits; no errors. King bunted but was thrown out by Stout. Wampler and Baker fanned. SEVENTH INNING Murrin lined to McCall. Holstoij and Davis fanned. No runs; no hlu*. no errors. j Toney grounded to Harding. /j'.lly bit by pitched ball aud stole se/jad. Parsoni walked. Vary fauced. Suite x popped to Harding No run*; no hit*; no error? KIQUTH INNING ! (?. ColdlrOD tiled lo Baker. B, Cold iron rolled to Perry. Harding buzzed. I No Ml! no hlU; no error*. McCall fouled to K. t'oldlron. King walked, went to ?ccond on passed ball by ^tout, and wan thrown out trying for third, Stout to Harding to K. Coldlron. A lengthy *<iuabble took .place. Tor the reaaon that the ball waa thrown back by a spectator. Big Stone claiming that Harding was not in the bo\ when ho threw the ball to third, However, the runner was called out No ruh*; no bit*: no errots. Nlih II INNING Itobinson Canned. Stout grounded to Perry. Phnerloss fanned. No run*; no hits; no error?. Ilaker died to Hol,ton In deep right. Tonev out, K. t'oldlron to Havis Bank* batted for Hilly nml struck out. No runs : ho hits. no errors. Innings 1 2 3 1 5 5 7 8 9 K II K Keokee U ti 0 i) I U 0 0 U I 9 ? II. S. Q. ii ii ? 0 II U o Ii ii ii ,1 1 Two 'Uwe Hit -Murrin. Struck Out?by Peary, 14; by Hard? ing, u. Base on Halts, -oll 1'cory t; oil Hard lug, I Hit By Pitched Ball?I'eery,Oi Hard? ing. 1. stolen liases?Qllly, 1; tlmplraa M It McCorkle and Kit* Stephen*. Standing u( Coal fields Won lllg Stouu i lap , .3 Kcokcc. . . .? Stonega r> Doroheater .n Four Arc Drowned in Clinch River tint* of tlm most shocking tragedies that has occurred in this county in years was the drowning at Raven last Satur? day afternoon of K. It. Uilliam, manager of the Raven Fuel Company; W, .). Lewis, mine foreman for the tame company; John, a young son of Lewis, and Willie Mowers, of Nahseott, W. Ya., a relative of Lewis. The accident occurred at a swimming hole in Clinch river, a mile below Huven, and was witnessed by a number of peo? ple, among them being the wives of the two tuen, and their brother-in-law, Mr. Hedrick, and other neighbors. The two boys were bathing in the river, their parents remaining on the bank. The two hoys got in too deep water, anil their plight was noticed by the men on the bunk. Lewis plunged in lirst to their relief, but not being able toawim he went down with them. Uilliam followed and undertood to save all three but it is stated that the three drowning men grabbed him in u death grip, and carried him down with them, The entire community was soon aroused, but too late to save the lives of the four. Dr. Weatherly, of Raven, was soon on the ground, hut a slight in? vestigation showed that life was extinct. The local freight train was passing soon after the bodies were taken from the water and stopped, loaded them on a freight car and carried them to Haven, where they were prepared for burial. (Sillium is survived by a widow and one son. Lewis leaves a widow and seven children.-r-Tazewoll News. Gough-Hagan Wedding. The marriage of Miss Mary' Kate Hagau, the only daughter of Mrs. Lena M. Hagau, of Dun gannon, Yu., and grand-daugh? ter of Col. Patrick Hagau, of Dungannon, Scott County, Va., to Mr. Edward 3. (lough, of Dante, Va., took place Wednes? day morning about eight thirty o'clock at the home of the bride's mother. The home was elaborately decorated for the happy occasion, in mountain Rhododendron and ferns. In the purlor an improvised alter was made, upon which burned white candles in Bilver cande? labra, under un arch of rhodod? endron. The very solemn and impressive nupitul service, ac? cording to the ritual of the Catholic, church, was performed by the Rev. James H. Black, of Portland, Oregon. To the ??>rains of Mendel? sohn's wedding march, played by Miss Pauline Oary, of Roa noke, Va., the bride and groom entered the parlor, proceeded by Pattie Hagan, as ribbon bearer, and little Charles P. Hagan, Jr., carrying the wedding ring in a large white rose. Mrs. Barney Hagau, as martoanf honor, at? tired in white net and taffeta gown, carrying Kilarney roses, l.esf ue. Lost Pel V! StS) 4 SOU 4 SOU HI imiO Mr. Francis Camp, of Dante, Va., as best man. The bride was handsomely gowned in an imported traveling suit of taf? feta and chiffon, with accessor ies to match. At her throat she wore u diamond pendant set in platiuum, a gift of tho groom. Her tlowers wore a shower bouquet of bride's roses and lilies of the valley. Mr. and Mrs. Oough left im? mediately after tho ceremony, via. Hristol.for Columbus, Ohio then to New York city, whore they expect to bo for a month. Among the gifts was a chest of linen from the brides mother, a chest of silver from tho young men friends in tho offices at Dante, a silver servico from rel? atives. Tho guests from a distance, were .Alisa Hugeuia O'Neil, of Baltimore; Miss Pauline Gary, of Hoanoke; Miss Mary Day, of Knoxvilte, Tenn.; Miss Alberta Biokley, of Alabama; Mrs. T J, Curran, of llendersonvillo, N. C; Messrs R. P. Cook, Robert .McCoy, Polk Wolfe and Francis Camp, of Dante, Va. On Tuesday evening Mrs. Hagau entertained the bridal party and house guests. After the rehearsal the guests were invited to the dining room, where the hostess served a salad and ice course. The dining room was beautifully decorated in mountain ferns and Dorothy Perkins roses, the table with its handsome cover, and many burning candles, looked very attractive, with the bride'i cuke its a center piece. In the living room Mrs. (Tiuh. Hagau served fruit punch during the entire evening. ?Bristol Herald Cou? rier. Miss Mattie White Dies in Bristol Miss Mattie P. White died at 2:40 o'clock Wednesday after? noon at tho home of Dr. R. M. Kehola, on Moore street. Miss White, who was seventy years old and a stater of Mrs. Kchols, came to Bristol in February for a visit. She sustained it full und the injury was the indirect Cause of her death. Miss White was a native of Itockbridgn county, Virginia, but her recent home was ut Roauoke, Va, She was a mem? ber of the Presbyterian Church and ti most estimable Christian women. Funeral services were con? ducted at the home on Moore street at 8:40 o'clock Wednes? day ovening by Dr. Adolphus tvistler, of the Central Pres. byterian Church. The body will be taken to Lexington, Va., for burial, leaving Bristol at 0:45 o'clock this morning over the Mot folk and Western. ? Bristol Herald Courier. MisB White was an aunt of our townsman, R. D. Morrison, und visited ut this place three years ago. 1 French Remedy Aids Stomach Sufferers. Prance has been called the nation without stomach troubles. The French have for generations used a simple mix? ture of vegetable oils that re? lieve all stomach und Intestinal ailments and keep the bowls free from foul, poisonous mutter. Tho stomach is left to pet form its functions normally. Mr. (Joo. H. Mayr, a leading druggist of Chicago, cured him? self with this remedy in a short time. The demand is so great, that he imports these oils from Frunce and compounds them under tho name of Muyr's Won? derful Stomach Remedy. Peo? ple everywhere write and teati fy to the marvelous relief they have received using this remedy ?one dose will rid the body of poisonous accretions that have accumulated for years and con? vince the most chronic sufferer from stomach, liver or intestinal Itroubles. Mayr's Wonderful Stomach Remedy is now sold here by tho Mutual Drug Co REMOVAL NOTICE I have moved my shoe shop from Wood Avenue into the room opposite the Kolly Drug Store on Fast Fifth Street. Call and see ma when in need of first class work. 2?-?u W. H. LaWson.