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_ _!^gJ3ig Stone Gap Post.
iTo 50,000
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
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
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
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
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
(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
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
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
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
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
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
State May Levy Tax on Base
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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
Suite Hl II Interstate Building
Sixth Sireci ? . Bristol, renn.
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.
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
Attorney at Law,
lutermont lililg. Hit! BTONK QAP, Va
D. F. ORR,
Office in l'<4ly Building,
OlB.11 Hours?i to PJ a. m.; I to .1 p. ui.
Treats Ulseasosor the
? Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat,
vVIII bo in Anplaachia t rnrd
Friday In Each Month.
I ustU SS-1
Treats diseases ol the Eye, Ear. Nose
and Throat.
Will be in Appalaohla FIRST KRIDA*?
Iii ?ach mouth until 3 I'. M.

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