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--?-7--. ? B1G STONE GAP. WISE COUNTY. VA.. WEDNESDAY. JUL^T^ No s7 Irections-Sent iTo 50,000 Mothers JteBoard of Health Wishes |o Follow Career of all "Registered" Babies. iobmond, Va., July ''A.? ? thousand niotbera in Vir , hnva been given printed jgeuli""* for the care of their ?ti by tbe State Hoard of lib, and 10,000 new pamph on the oare of infanta were sv ordered from the public Diet by the State Hoard of tltli in order that the child of 1914 shall not fare worse Vthose of 1918. hrii tin1 vital statistics law It into effect in 1012 und the h certificates of children i all parts of the Common Ith be^an to pour into tho ^e Board of Health, officers he Board at once saw that he libt? they had the names thousunds to whom literu ou the prevention of di Wmight he most useful, in jticulnr it was belie vt d thutj mothers of tho children !se births were reported Id appreciate directions trod in acoordirnoe with most recent theories in the kentiuii of infant mortality. Icrordingly the State Hoard | Jiealtli ordered an extensive etin on the subject, illustrat with the photographs of hi of the registered babies containing detailed direc i* for the care of infants and general principles for the iitiealion of milk. This !etin was addressed to the (there of the registered iet" and lias been sent to e than 60,000 of them. The dition, which is the fourth Ied by thu Hoard, will he ribated as fast as tho birth Iflcates uf the childtoii are bed, It is hoped that dur tho next twelve months, edition can reuch thu hands fiery mother with a young It will, of course, he ttu all persons who request| dJ can be had in needc iotitiea by ministers and] ill workers for general dis jwtion. be new bulletin on the Oare Infaiite. is but part of tin |l*Board's plan for the pro lion nf infant mortality! J^ugh the instruction of ?ts. statistics prepared by Hoard's bureau of vital] Midi have shown a large) kber of deaths during the |l few ilaya of life, muny of wli are attributed to the if physicians' atten fto.Uie mother. As thou \ii of cases are attended ?1 by inidwives, tho Hoard prepared and distributed W directions to mid wives in lichthe necessary precautions J defined and in id wives are! fled lo send for physicians fues that are in any way |? Than 300 Cars Arrive for V. & S. W. dieady more than 300 of the 'Cl earspurchased for lull ??v'.& S. Wj railway have "M and have been absorbed '?? railroad's traffic. The gurtet of the order is to be ?Wfcd this month. Most ??care, win be designed for '""is coal, which comprises principal part of the V. & business. This ordur ^cars ia only one of the ??/ orders which the V. & " intends to make, and lef,.contin"ed will make it " the best equipped car AurierC0Untry--Bri8t01 Hungarian Count Visits Virginia. Count Karolyi, tho loader of the Hungarian opposition party or home rule inovomoiil, ??iine over from Europe some days ago, for ilia purpose of interest? ing the Hungarians! living in the. United Stuten, and mixing Home much needed fund, for the benefit of the home-rule movement. Uuum Karolviisa Hungarian nobieuiaii of "royal blood, and is one of tho l iehest aristocrats in that country, lie Iiiih with him uight Other' mem hem of tho Hungarian congress nil of whomoxpecl to spend two months in tins country in tin interest of home. rule. Last Wednesday llio Count and his patty camo in Virginia, ami was met at Blueliold by Anton Kerasztfaly, of the Kit.-t National hank of Coebuhl, and A. It. Vass, of Bond town Mer? cantile Company. With the Count were I ?r. Ktihfy, Dr. Itatli and Dr. Buzu Haina, and Gezn Kemle of the Hungarian hows papers and ]Marten Hinder the editor of the Hungarian Minore (Irgah. Charles Ohaszar und A. Iii Vass, of the Bondlown Mer? cantile Company gave t lie party a very delightful banquet on Wednesday evening, Thursday morning tho party worn to St! Paul where thoy lield a largo and interesting meeting, at tended by about 000 Hungarians and a number of Americans. Speeches were made by Anton Krrestfulvy, l>r. knot's, O?ztl Kendo, Marion Hiihlcr, after which Count karolyi presented the cause he represented in a strong speech, first in Hun? garian and then in Engl'sll. Hon. R. \V. Dickenson, Mr. I. Lone;, Mr. A. Lunsford and A. K. Vass made iitteroating speeches. A collection was taken amounting to $701 00, Among those contributing wore Slipt. Long, $100.00; Bondlown Mercantile Co., 150.00; i;. W. Dickenson, $25.00; A Lunsford, $10.00; Young Men's Christian Association of St. failI, pTO.?O; Hungarians from Dante, Toms Creek, Cranes Nest, Mi? Laurel and Dorchester, fflOO 00. The Count and his party was taken on an extra train to Halite by Supt. Long, and shown ovoi the well oquipped mining plunl there. (in the same day a like meet. ing was held at Appalachia by Dr. Buza Haina am! Dr. Bath, aaaisted by Rev, I lakey, Mike Kekete and .lohn Salt/.er, and a collection taken amounting to $214.00, -Coobnrn Journal. Apia* tos .1. 11. Skaggs, of Boda, was in town Sund.is . Mr. and Mrs. M. D. Collier and daughter, Nadino, left Tuesday morning for Bristol. Q. C. Staubus, of Bristol, was in town Monday. Mrs. B. II. Cri/.er entertained at dinner on last Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. .1. S. McConnell and children ami Miaa Bertha Wood. Mr. ami Mrs. .1. K. Amburgoy left the hitter part of the week for t Sleveland, Mrs. Martin, who has been the guesl of her sister, Mrs. V. .1. Johnson, for several weeks, returned to her home at Bristol last week. C. R. McCorkie was painfully injured in a motoroyefe wreck Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. 0. 'J. Duffy were down from Stonega Mon? day night Mrs. J. W. Guhtner and child, ren have returned from a several weeks stay in Tennessee. H. V. Whitehead, of Harlan. Ky., was a visitor here Sunday. There will be an Installation mieting of the Epwortli Lea? it Sunday evening at eight o'clock at the M. E. Church south. All members are earnestly requ ist ed to be present, especially the officers. Soldier Boys Working Hard but Enjoying I Themselves at Gordonsville Gordonsville, Va., July ?_?;>. ?Company H, Second Kng? ment, Virginia Volunteers, arrived in Uordonsville last Tuesday night. We had a very nice time Coining over on the train, although we could not procure sufficient good grub to suit us. Sinee we have beon in camp we have had a good bill of furo, having beef, potatoes, chicken, pudding, coffee, etc. In Company II each man con? tributed money to get good eat? ing and we are as well, if not heiter fed than any Company here. forty eight or forty-nine men and our uuptaiu comprise our company. Lieutenant Cabell returned to Big Stone Qap, We linve had some very strenuous drills, like charging up hill, marching a long dis? tance, bayonet charge, etc. I 'lie of the leading officers re? marked that Big Stone (Jap has i ho best Company, even out drilling Companies of long Handing. One officer said he WOltid he willing to hot his last cent <>n Company II out drilling the other Companies in the Second Kegimont. Tho offer was turned down. There are about 2,600 people in i iordoiisville, and the C. & ? >. goes from hereto Richmond, Washington and Charlottes ville. It is about eighty-six miles from here to the National < 'apitol. The Washington base hall team passed through here Thursday night en route to St. Louis, and many of tho boys met Walter Johnson, Washing? ton's star pitcher. It is rumored (hat President Wilson and Secretary of Statu Bryan will he here before we leave, Gov, Stuart will also he here. We have a sham battle, 12 mill- hike and many other things to do before wo leave here. There aro some good bands lu re. There are about ".'> or so LT. S. Army soldiers and from 2,700 to 11,000 of the Virginia National (Juard. If the Mig Stone (lap Com? pany does as well as it has been doing we will come hack home wild the satisfaction of having il said by the highest oilicors hero that wo did well. The boys are enjoying them? selves and, although the work is bard, all seem lo he satislied. \\e will leave Gordonsville ahoul .Inly 30th for home. Member of Company II. Death of Little Child Little Marjorie Lee, tho two year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. IC. K Mouser, of Appala cllia, died Friday morning at eight o'clock, .1 uly 24. She was ill about two weeks. She was thought to bo much hotter until about two days in fore her death. Drs. Stallard and Smith and the nurse. Miss Connor, put forth every effort possible, hut without avail. Little Marjorie was a very charming and lovable child, who won the affections of all who knew her. Hor death was preceded by the death of her four year old sister, Louise, about seven years ago. In seems strange that God should take these dear little girls from their earthly home, but He has said, "Suffer little children and come UOtO me, for of such is the Kingdom of To the father and mother we extend our heartfelt sympathy in their bereavement. Burial took place in Glen coe cemetery here Saturday afternoon. State May Levy Tax on Base Ball Richmond, Va., July 24.? The legislative committee, ap? pointed by the last general assembly to make Virginia's tax system the best in the United States, has uuder con? sideration a proposal to place a corporation tax upon organized base ball. The commissioners have I found that the baseball organi? sations and civil engineers are uot mentioned in the tux laws. Dickenson County Bar Com? mends Judge Skeen At a meeting of the Bur of Dickenson County, held ut the Court House on July 18, 1014, at which Columbus Phippa was elected President and W. II. House, Secretary, a committee was appointed to draft suitable resolutions commemorative of the services of Honorable 11. A, W. Skeen, late Judge of tho Circuit Court for Dickenson County, Virginia, which com inilloe reported and the follow? ing resolutions were adopted: Whereas, by a recent Act of the General Assembly of Vir-' ginin rearranging the Judicial! Circuits of the Slate, Dickenson County was taken from the twenty-fourth circuit of which the Honorable H. A. W. Skeen has so long been til" judge; and Whereas the members id the bar, feeling a deep, lasting reverence for him and an Un severable attachment to him, desire to place upon record a testimonial of their esteem for his character and an estimate of his Judicial actions; there? fore, he it Resolved by the Mar of Dick? enson County, Virginia: Kirst: That this bar express for itself and the people of this C??nty whom he has so long! and faithfully sorved: for the; profession which he has honor? ed ami the bench which he has! adorned, the high esteem and1 genuine gratitude they feel for | the Honorable II A. W. Skeen, their late judge, whose unsul? lied character, exemplary vir? tues, and faithful judicial! labors have hitherto so blessed them; Second: That we regret the necessity which severs our rolu-' tiotlB and express a wish, com llion to all the people of this County, that his future may bi? as full of happiness as his past! has been of honor and useful- I ness; Third; That we desire the | records of this court, over which he has 80 long presided, shall: hour testimony of the affection j and respect of the members of the Har of this County for him who as our judge was distin? guished alike for simplicity of manlier and purity of heart; who was fearless, dignitlod ami enlightened as a judge, whom ?? improper influence or interest could touch in his integrity or his judgment; and as a pious Christian jurist he has left to us the memory of a spotless fame and to his State the learning, labor and wisdom of an honest, faithful and able judge; IToarth; That these resolu tlona be presented to the .lodge of this court, with tint request thai they be spread on the re cords, and that a copy thereof he sent to Honorable II. A. W. Skeen at Big Stone (lap, Vir ginia, by the Clerk. By an order of the Circuit Court for Dickenson County on July Is, I914j tin- foregoing resolutions were spread of record in Daw tinier Hook No. Ii, page 'i'JT, in my ollice. Teste: Kmbry B. Chase, Circuit Court Clerk. Base Ball. Tho planing mill base ball team defeated the In man team on the Appalachin grounds last Saturday by the fat score of 10 to 9. Somo hoavy hitting and a bunch of errors featured the game. Turner and (som each getting a home run. This makes the second game these teams have played, Inman win? ning the first one. Inning! i 8 3 t 5 it 7 8 0 k ii Plaining Mill 4 0 3 1 0 li 8 i 0 iii 13 Inman n u 3 1 3 a l o 0 u 0 Big Booster Day W. G.Coutts, the plumber, reports that Saturday was Har? lan'? big booster day, when the citizens got together unani inously and in full co-operation for a greater Harlan. R. L. Pennington and George Orr, of Jonesville, wore present and made a deal with Harlan to put in a modern water works sys? tem and ice plant. The big feature of the day was tho desire to have another railroad and tho committee in charge have instructions to go after j the railroad on auy reusouublo terms, Open In Scott Hookworm Dispensaries in Southwest Begin This Month to Continue until Fall. Richmond, Va., July '.?4.? Tho State Hoard of Health to? day announced that the first hookworm dispensary in the Southwest Virginia campaign will open on July '27, under the direction of Dr. K L. Flanagan. Dispensaries in midland Vir? ginia an- already in operation and others will follow in dif front pans of the Statu while Dr. Flatiuagan continues tho effort to rid the Southwest of the hookworm. rCxccllcUt results are expected from Seoit county, as Dr. Flan? agan has boon in the county for some weeks and has laid his plans carefully. In common with all othes inspectors who have labored in Southwest Vir? ginia, he reports that the peo? ple have given him an unusual ly hearty welcome and have assured him tint specimens will not he lacking for examination. The people ol Scott, declares Dr. Flanagan, seem determined that the record Of tllO South? west counties im banner at? tendance on the hookworm dis? pensaries shall not be broken. Kingsport Shuts Out Gate City Uoy Hanks, l?g Stone flap's star pitcher, returned Sundn) night from Kingsport. 1'enii., where he went Saturday to pitch for the i late 1 Sity team against Kingsport. Although | lo pitched sterling hall, hisi team was defeated, the score; being 3 to 0. Only four hits were secured off Ills delivery, which was in tin- lirst part of the game, when Kingsport put two runners across in the lirst inning and one in the third, by the help of some very costly errors. Stantoti, of the Kings port team, also pitched a great game and hold the visitors lo three hits. It was one of the fastest games that had been been played there this season and it was witnessed by a largo crowd. Several rooters accom? panied tho y isitora Hanks will go to Hristol next Saturday to pitch for ?UtU City against the Hristol Door ami Lumber Company's team. Inning? i i n i n r s it it ii Kiugaport 9 a I n n 0 n a <> II I (ist? City ti II II tl 0 11 II II II II .1 Itatioriea stautnn ?ml Itiioklas; Itaukit ami Darker. Plan lo Restore Tax on Doctors Richmond, Va., July i4.? Members of the Sttite tux com? mission an- discussing the ad? visability of restoring the licenses lax on physicians, which was abolished by the last session of the general as? sembly, and which has proven very unpopular. There is a proposition not only to restore the tax. but to impose a licenses on civil engi? neers along with lawyers and doctors and also to require a fixed licenses on all professional base ball exhibitions on the ground that they are of the same class of entertainment as a circus. H. E. Fox & Co. Rt;al Estate A guilts Bis Stone Gap, Virginia W. S. MATHEWS, ATTORNEY-AT-LAW, Office on Kirnt Floor Inlanhont l; . . Big Stono Gap, Virginia. ClOM A (trotten ic. Collection* ?od rrntnDt K*tait?t.t |. A. (.11 m?k, M.l>. w. A. Baaaa ,M. D Gilmer & Baker, Physicians and Surgeons. Office? in Willi? lluildtnf, bite Stono Cap, Virginia. I All calla anawuraU promptly. FREE SOUVENIR I'm'ful .ami serviceable souvenir to ladies only, can 1?' used V) tlinc-a ami appreciated l>> ?11 Worth having Kill out coupon CORRIvCtl.Y. ami mail to o* at once. .Mho scud ua name of any one wanting to buy a ptauo not name* of those already having one I'leasc answer coupon; Yes oi No. Ckas. M. Stielt, ilb Main St. L>nchhuru, Va. Address li ne you a piano' Name of it. A re 1 io you expect I" buy? ..... When Whit Kind Would you like In hue our price list and catalogue if von smear tills write on plalu paper, name -addreas plainly. Its \ BIG LOSS I i in 1913 ! wi- il b'. Last year the manufact j? urers were unable to Slip ? plv our demand for elec- A fr, trie fans. "\ wi * y If you were one ol the A v many disappointed among rj mit customers, place your -1 ? order at once fur tin- sea fc; sun i>i mi 4. ^ \4. We also sell M a z d a n v. Lamps at an astonishing "fl low figure. ^ Kree ban Service ?III he al the A\ ?j disposal ni ihc sich. Inquire ul A y your physician or the I Powell Vaiicy Lighl \ & Power Co. y. Big Stone Gap and Appalaohla, Va. DR. Ii. M. ECHOLS, Osteopathie Physician Bristol. yn.-Tonn. Graduated under l)r ^Andren Taylor Still, Pounder of the Helenen Kirki villa*; M<>. All classes "i disease treated Special attention given lo lleadauhos, AtlcciioiL. of the Throat, and all Nervous Troubles. Suite Hl II Interstate Building Sixth Sireci ? . Bristol, renn. FOX & PECK, Civil ami Mining Engineers. Big stono Gap. Va. Harlan,Ky ItopOl Is amI est inute? mi I oal ami Tim bei 1 .mils. Design and Plana.of Coal ami < oke I'lauta, l.an.l. Railroad ami Minn Knglueoridg, Klectrld blue I'rlntbig. J. C. CAWOOD B LACK SM ITH I N O Big Stono Gap, Va. JJWsgoh ami Hugey ?unk A Specialty, i have in Up-to-date Machine for putting 011 Itubher 'I ires All work giveu prompt attention. MAYO CABELL Attorney at Law, lutermont lililg. Hit! BTONK QAP, Va D. F. ORR, BIG STONE GAP, - VA. Office in l'<4ly Building, OlB.11 Hours?i to PJ a. m.; I to .1 p. ui. DR. G. M. PEAVLER, Treats Ulseasosor the ? Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat, BRISTOL. TENN. vVIII bo in Anplaachia t rnrd Friday In Each Month. I ustU SS-1 DR. THOMAS F. STALEY, Refractionist. Treats diseases ol the Eye, Ear. Nose and Throat. Will be in Appalaohla FIRST KRIDA*? Iii ?ach mouth until 3 I'. M. BRISTOL, TcNN.-V.