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BIG STONE GAP, WISE COUNTY, VA., WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 28, 1914. " No. 44 Wise County Hat) a Fine Exhibit at the State Fail. The Wis<> ('utility exhibit ai I Im \ irginiu Statu Kair at liich ihoiid wus one amiiiig S8 cxbil its from other counties. Kueh of the 68 win given n booth ol nearly the same Bizo ami in il ihey were expected tu shown sample of every garden ami Held crop grown in I he enmity . These products were arranged 111 the most attractive manner possible. In the WiseCounty llOOth there were samples of the billowing crops: fern, 100 ears in ten ear samples: hay, Jl bales of small si/.e of the differ? ent kinds of hay, bunches of all the different grasses, clover ami grains, mihi mui/.e, Bor gbum, broom corn, corn fodder, potatoes (siveut and Irish;, pumpkins, cabbage, turnips, beets, onions, kershaws, 20 or more varieties of apples, pears, samples of grains, stich IUI buck a heat, w he.it, oats, rye, etc., peanuts, k"bl rabi, satisfy, peas, beans, etc. The following county people tiro to be thanked forcoutribul mg the samples which niude up ito- exhibit: II. ('. Stewart. Thurston Bunner, Walter Nash, K. I). Vicars, .Sam Kamsey, I'leUher Porter, G, K. liluntoii, .lohn W. (Jhalkloy, Andy Mood. (Irani. Boverloy, J. 1*. Scott, Tiv. I'owers, J. N. Hamilton, I. .1. Beverly,T,0. Home, Klan aery Home. Kent Kd wards, \V. s. Matbews, Oharlie Presman, llarvie ICastorling, Andy Mil? ler, Irvine Scotl, < leorge jessoe, Jackson Jessoo, A. il. ftober son, .1. It. Hamilton, A. II. Kl kins, Clay bum Bloonior, Sam Thaoker, J. M. Klaiu. Blbort Kilgore, Miss Sarah Cochran, VV. II. Klkins, S. A. Isaacs, .lohn Hale, Owen B?lling, \ icholus Home, P. Q.'Lite, Tom Smith, Charlie Smith, Henry Hamilton, Kusse li Wheat ley, Jussee Beam, .1. 1?'. Kohiiiotte, Mr. Stallard, Hen tlerson Adding ton, V. A. Bol hug, Klisba Quails, ami .1. A. \V ampler. It may be that we have omit? ted some of the names as there were nearly 200 samples in all, hut we are none tint less grate fill lo any We may have over looked in writing this article. These people have helped to place Wise County on the map as a county witli great ngricul tiiral possibilities. We hope to have u much better exhibit at the State h'tur next year, with i he aid of the county people. The writer acted as one of the nine judges who judged the 68 county booths. There w ere pri/.es offered for only six, so only about ten of the best were scored, hut Wise would have come in about 12th or l.ltll. This we regard as good s howing for the first year. Hoanoke county was placed ist, Gloucester 2nd, Allegheny ?Ird, Cumberland 4 th, Nance uioud .Mb and Mcbklonbiirg Ulli. Jesse MoLemore, Thurston Banner,.R. V. Wohlford, Jake Kiuer ami .lohn VV, Chalkley were Wise County people who visited tin; State Kair and came around to their county booth ami expressed themselves as pleased with the efforts of the demonstration agent in arrang? ing the products. A photograph of the Wise County exhibit was-taken aud it will he at MsLemore's .-tore in a short while where those who wish can see it. .1. C. Stilbs. SURPRISES MANY IN BIG STONE GAP. The QUICK action of simple buckthorn bark, glycerine, etc., as mixed in Adtur-i-ku, ihn rem? edy which became famous by curing appendicitis, is stirpris ing Big Stone Clap people. Many have found that this simple remedy drains so much foul matter from the system that A SINGLE HOSE rulioves constipation, sour stomach ami gas ou the stomach almost IM? MEDIATELY. Adler i-ka is I he most thorough bowel cleans? er ever sohl. The Mutual Drug Company. Mr. and Mis. Jno. Litton, of Norton, were motoring in town Sunday. Mr. Byrd Predicts Victory for Mr. Irvine in Ninth. "Tin- situation in tin- Ninth District is iiHibt favorable to ? because of It Tat? Irvine," Isnid ttichurd ISvwlyn Hyrd, United Stute* District Attorin \ lur lliu Westert! District of Vir ginin, and former speaker of I tin- lions.- of Delegate*, who arrived in the city lust night, ufter several 'lavs <.i campaign? ing fur.his frlohd in the south-1 wet-torn section of tho State. "J predict un ovorwltohningI victory for liim. " Tlie canvass .Mr. Irvine is I making is exceedingly forcible. 11 was with him at about twelye I points where In- spoke to large laud appreciative audiences. I lie is characteristically making Ins appeal upon a high and im? personal plane, und is winning greater strength dally. "Mr. Irvine has always been a Progressive Democrat, who has never for a moment waver? ed from those fundamental con? ceptions of governmental poli? cies upon which the Democratic party bases its right to e.vist. ; Iiis persotttil friendship and political support ot President Wilson tells Btrougly in Ins be? half, because, unquestionably, the people of the country are behind the President. "Il>- makes a profoundly strong and eloquent appeal when he denounces the plank in the Stomp Bristol platform, which derides the peace policy of Bryan and Wilson. "Heretofore Mr. Slemp has had back of him the active BUp port and, it is said, the contri? butions of the Federal ntliec holders. lie had also the pow? er and prestige of a long un? broken succession ol Republi? can administrations behind him. The situation is now changed. The psychology of I tho situation is with the Demo erats. It is a Democratic year, and the stars in their courses are lighting for Democracy. "With so clean, so attractive, so able a candidate; with U gen? eral Democratic trend; with so onergetia and forceful a can? vass, and with the prestige ol our ((reat President behind hi 111 j the chances are that Mr. Irvine will he elected by an over whelming vote. Then- has never in recent years been so favorablo an opportunity. All the Democratic, leaders uro ral? lying to his support. Governor Stuart, a host within himself, is aiding his canvass, and the Democrats are in harness every where in the district." Richmond Times Dispatch. Copy of Letter From The President; Marion, Virginia, October 20. ?Dr. J. D. Buchanan, of this place, chairman of the Demo? cratic district committee, lias received from President Wilson a letter voluntarily written, urging the election of lion. K. T?te Irvine to Congress in this district. It is believed, owing to the tremendous popularity of the President ami his policies in the district, that this letter will greatly increase democrat? ic enthusiasm and render Ir? vine's election more certain. Tilt; letter is as follows: The White Jlousi , Washington, October 21, 101 I. My tlear Dr. Buchanan: 1 have been following with real interest the candidacy of Mr. T?te Irvine in the ninth district of Virginia and 1 want to send you this line to manifest my very great interest in his election. I think that every man must wish to see the hand of the government sustained at this lime and I feel that Mr. Irvine would be an admirable spokesman for the ihiugs we wish to accomplish. Very Sincerely yours, WooDBOw Wilson. It is unnecessary for some people to hide their linhts un? der u bushel. A thimble is ample. Democratic Speaking. Ciosing Weck of Campaign. Appointments in the Ninth District. HON. It. TATK lUV INI'. Hriatol, October 20th, night; Peai bibu'rg, i kuobar tilth, ; OloTehml October 28, day; Itarbeoue; II..inker Outobor 2sib. night; < oebuni, i Iclober -".Uli. day; Haute. IbJtolwr 2'.llh. night; llig Stone i lap, till. Ut,ilaj , IIa rbecuu; I AppitUeln i. IX-tolier lllat, nlgbt. HON. < LAUDE \ 9WANSON. Itrlatol, October SOthj night; Poarlabtirg, t kitober 81th, day : t leveland, t titulier 28. ilay; Barbecue: Wh? October Seth, night: Coebiira, October 80lh, day Norton. Qeiobor SUUti night. Ciliilwood, October So, day; llarliecuo: llig Stone (tup ?>i t ill, ilay; llarbecuu: Appalachla, October, :tI*-t. night. Ib'N IIKNJt. t Si t AT I.el.an..11, 11. toiler 20th. ilay : Cleveland. October 'J". day; llarbccue; llonaker, Oatobei 38tb, night; big Stone (lap; on. :tl. day; Itarbcctiu. llo.N JOHN t; A III. A N I) POI.I.AKH. I.el. m.October Seth, day; llonaker, October SMHb, night. Illaokwator, October, -'7th. day; Joncat ill,-, i k tulier S7tli, night. ] Kwlng, October 28th, day : , t lib toil Sta! Ion, October 28th; night. atendota, I ?ctobor 8tHh, (la) Damascus, October BOtlij tlaj . Marlon, October 'list, night HON. < A KT Kit 13 LASS I I'ul.iski, t let.-I.ei, Mat, night HON G M. KU I.TON t'llnlwood, October IM, day; liarbcouc. IION, I U. IIUTTON Damascus, I letobei BOUT, day ; Marlon, Ootobet Slat, night In addition to tbo speeches scheduled abovo, local spenk crs are mooting appointments in all of tlic counties of the dis triot. Among them, Judge (' T. Duncan and Hon. lt. I, l'.-n ningtou, ol Jonc8Ville; .ludgt Samuel Williams, of Wythe viiie; Judge Martin Williams, of ?iiles; Hon. B. Loo Trinklo, of Wytlieville; W. II. Worth, of Tazowcll, ami others. The meetings held previous? ly liuve been largely attended, and enthusiasm great. It is the plan of the commit tee to make the filial week of the campaign a whirlwind, llig barbecues will be held at Cleveland, in ItuBsell County ; Clintwood, Dickensou County: Grundy, I'.tic ha nan County ; llig Stone Uuu, Wise Oouuty. The democracy of the ninth is thor? oughly arotibcd ami prepared for the light. They know they have the best chance to will they have ever had and they are determined to win. They know that the tide is with them ami that it will sweep them to victory. William Beverly Host of An Enjoyable Party. t Friday night from eight thir ty to ten o'clock William Dev. |erly entertained a large number of Iiis young friends very de? lightfully at Iiis home. In the matching of advertise? ments, Miss Adelaide Pelt it won the girl\s prize, a box of candy, while Itufus fett it won the boy's prize, a beautiful tie; after which, numerous games, such as Cinderella, Thunder; ami Sleeping Beauty were play? ed which was enjoyed very much, Delicious ice cream and cake was served at the close of the games. Those present were: Miss.s Margaret B?rron, Bruce Skeenj Juliet Knight, Hannah Alsoverj Margaret Mathews, Adelaide Pettit, Nina Johnson, Helen McCormick ami Dorothy Owens; Junior McCorkle, Itufus Pettit, Carl Baker, William, Edward ami Gordon Goodloe, Reginald am! Clifford Smith. .Miss Anna Agee and Gco. L, Uex assisted in entertaining the young guests. Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Polly motored to Penningtop Gap Sunday aud spent tint day there visiting Mrs. Polly's parents, Judge ami Mrs. K. W. Penning ton. WARREN-LYTTON. Wednesday was tho wedding day of Mr. George Warren of Bristol. Virginia,and Miss Kuba Lytlon, of Drydou, Virginia. "Knirviuvv," the beautiful com.ii?' h?hte ?>f the. bride's pan.his. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Lytton. four miles from Dry den, located on tlio summit <d a lull overlooking lie- mountains,1 was for tho wedding decorated in yellow and white ehrysan-j tliouiuuiH. I? an alcove, with a background of green man im) with yellow and whiio chryi? uuthumums, over which wa i an arch of green from wh oh suspended it wedding boll of chrysanthemums, the bridal party Stobd for the ceremony.! Around this improvised allul yellow candles with yellow shades gave a mello.wed light, ! A feature of the wedding was I the music. Preceding the mar? riage Miss Hess W arren, the groom's sisti r. Bang ''Because" i unit as the bridal party took their places and all during the ceremony, Miss Grace llil-l breath of Martha Washington College, played Rubeiistoin's melody in F. Miss Pattie Rlchinond, maid of honor, was the tirst to outer the parlor. She wore white chiffon over white satin and | carried yellow rosus. The] groom and Ins best man, Mr. Lawrence Warn :,, of Atlanta, (Ja., preceded the bride, who entered oil the arm of her fa? ther, Mr. Robert Lylton. The ceremony was performed at BUneot by Dr. S. I>. Long.presi dout of Martha Washington Coli.?-. The bride's gown was ol white ohitfon over rich ivory satin with lace trimming em broidoried in pearls. A hand gome aiitethyst necklace encir? cled her throat, this having been given her by the groom The bridal veil was caught with a spray of orange bios sums. She carried a shower ol bride's roses ami valley liilies which fell to the hem of her dress. Miss Hess Warren WOh a dress of white chiffon ami shadow lace, Und carried >cl low roses. Bullet refreshments were served the wedding guests in thu dining room, which was elaborately decorated in yellow ami while. ( hi the second door of t he home t In- bridal gil ts woi. display. Those wefo Bilver, rock crystal, em glass and the loveliest china ami bric-a brae. The men of the council of Bris lol gave them a do/.en teaspoons ami a dozen colTee spoons. Tin gift from Mr. ami Mrs. Lytton was a check and a handsome chest of silver. Mr. Warren is a prominent attorney of the linn of Warren .v Davis, and Mayor of Bristol, Va. Iiis bride is winsome and charming, and a talented musi? cian. Mr. and Mrs. Warren have gone to New York to spend two weeks ami will then be at home at the residence of Mi. and .Mrs. II. (i. Peters on Solar street. Among the guests from a din tance at the wedding were: .Miss Hess Warren of Washing? ton Springs, Mr Lawrence Warren of Atlanta, tia., Mr. Pierce Scott of Kmory, Ya., Miss Sadie McGllirC of Indus, Va., Misses Grace Galbroath^ Kathleen Lytton and Dr. S. I> Long, of .Martha Washington College, Mrs. Carrie Alderson ami Miss Virginia Alderson of Wise, Ya.. Mr. .lohn Lytton ol Norton, Mr. ami Mas. W. B. j Kincaid of Rose Hill, Va., Mr. ami Mrs. M. S. Kincaid ami ?Miss Natieie Lee Kincaid of Kwing, Va., Miss P.li/.ah.-th Wynn ami Mr. Cain Wynn, .Miss Nan Willoughby, Dr. ami Mrs. 0. R. Ftlgate of Clinch port, Va., Mr. ami .Mrs. W. R. Pennington of Pennington (lap, Mr. Chaa. Drown of Joiiesville, Mrs. Orr of Big Stone Gap, Mr. and Mrs. Hermann Spargur of ! Bristol, ami .Miss Pattie Rich? mond.?Bristol Herald Courier. U. D. C. Meeting. The Big Stone Gap Chapter of the Daughters of the Con? federacy, met Wednesday af? ternoon, Oct. 21st, at the home of Mrs. L. 0. .Pettit, Mrs. Pet tit, tho president presiding. Fifteen members were pros ent. The minutes <>f the last meeting were read aud approv? ed. Mm. AI. K. McCorkle, the <l.'legate to tho annual State Convention, which met in Urin tnl in September, gave a full ami very interesting report ofi the Convention, and one item especially interesting to <mr Chapter was the awarding of a medal to ?>ne of our members, Mrs. II. A. Alexander, of im- i bilden, for the best paper writ i toil in Virginia lust year. It was decided to have Mrs. S A Ki.l..i...i-. of Shiythelieid. rep ? ese ,t tho llig Stone Gap Oha j>-1 tor,til the National Convention I tole held at Savannah, Ca., in I N >s nbor. It as also decided that Mrs. Alexander, the historian, take charge of the historical pro gram for the year. The Pros idem appointed the following' committees: ? hi membership? Mrs. M I: McCorkle, Mrs. Malcolm Smith and Mr- (' t Long; To look nfter soldiers' graves Mis. B. K. Good loo, I Mrs. George Tnylm and Mrs, s. A. ?nile> . Mis .1. it Avers was appointed a member of the nnisi.' committee, io till the place of Mrs. J. J. Lloyd, who recently left for Japan. A deiigatful feature of the af-1 ternooti was the literary pro gram. Mrs. \V. 'P. Ouodloo reail an interesting p iper on VKarly Southern Newspapers " Mrs Sknon rend one on " The Sinthern tiiterur) Messenger,5' Mrs. C C, Long rend an excerpt from "Quecd" by II. S liar risen, which gave a very vivid description.of the parade at a Confederate Reunion. Mrs. George Taylor rout] a paper on i " The Part the Press ol Pod i Taking in Collecting Data," which was intensely interest? ing. Tho hostess served a templing salad course lllld eof fee. The following members wore present: Mosdnmcs ?'. ''. Coch ran, IS, Ifl, Gootllot), V?'. Ti Goodloe, George Taylor, W. s. Beverly . .1. M. Goodloe, .1. I'. Wolfe, I '. t !. Loan. s. A. Railo) , M. R. McCorkle, W. A. Baker, ? '? I!. Avers and .Malcolm Smith; visitors, Mrs. C. S. t !ar ti r nnd Mrs t itis Motisor. Mis. Malcolm Smith, Recording S -o rotary. NF.WS FROM I MF. LINKS. Mountain Golf Club Winners Ov er Bristol Country Club. ( in last Satind.n t at mem hen. n| the Bristol Golf Ciuli e.line to Big Stone (lap on the invitation of tin- Mountain Golf ciuli to engage in the annual team mulch, in which tho hitter wore victorious, winning nine out oi i he ton mutches. Bristol was slightly handicapped by the tact that some of their bust players were unable lo come, ami their being unfamiliar with the course, finding it rather Iilif1iotl.it in playing sand grceils and overcoming natural ha/, ants. Following is the way in which they started oil': Bnchiuun vs. IL I''.. Fox. II. Ii. Sandels vs J. F thillitt. t loo, Bacliman vs. K. Stoehr \y. 'I'. Daniels vs..). W. I laut W. O.' Cano vs. i I B. Shj ors II I* SVyinhn vs. M. 11. Oraber. (I. A. Scheren vs. .1. I'. Homo. Mrs. Cane vs. Miss .lule Bill litt. Mrs. Scheren vs. Mre. J. II. A yers. "Miss (..'aidwell vs. Mrs. R. B. Alsover. Immediately after all the matches were played the entire party was invited to the home of Air. and Mrs. IL F.. Fox, where delightful refreshments, consisting of punch and samt. Wiehes, were served. Resides those who competed, quite a large number of members or ?he Mountain Golf Club also enjoyed the refreshments. Mr. and Mrs. B. DronnOII ' ii Itertainod in honor of the visit? ors at. their home on Poplar Hill from i igllt-thirty to twelve. I The guest s were entertained I with live tables of cards an t [dancing. Everyone seemed to thorough , ly enjoy tho occasion and hope 1 to have it repetition next year. ! It is expected that the Alotlli tain Golf Club will goto Bris ' to! to engago in a return match at an early date. Conference Appointments. Tin? Holsten Annual Confer ifiu.f tho Methodist Episcopal Church, South, in session in Bristol last week; mude the fol? lowing appointments for tlto Big Stone G?p lJtsirict: I. I' Martin, t'rwudiug Kider Vppalaehla?1, .1 WillUuu. lilg StOtie Oap?W, Sf. Wagner. ItbMkwOoel?W. If, Walker l liitobport - K I. McConoell Cl tut wood?.1. W. Stewart, i ? l au, w t; Tbom|iaon. Ciinilwrlarul Qap- w. M. K'.lla. I'ort liUekunire. W. N . Baker, jupplj. (lata < ity ? !> s. Ilcumn Kltigiport A. ?t Moore JoncavUle.Ciruult K. X. Woodward Villip.? Mi.vsi.iti--tobo supplied. Sil Ii ihr* ill.? Andrew M QualU. Morton - Hugo K. Kola?c Nortou MlMiou?Klchard W. Witts IVnnloglon Bap- VF, Wi Mick?, powelr* Valley?Jaino? 0 Comttt ?X Charlei t > llrooks, iupp)y, s-i.kleyvill,, Jno. X. Smitl?. Htonog? Limes v. Johnson, loins Creek ? Kobeit II. llalUrd Lumber Plant nt Honakcr Burned. At an early hour Sunday morning tin- in? lumber plant of the Honnker Lumber Com pith) . which is located at Ho uakor, was gutted by tirc.cn ? tiling n loss of a quarter mil? lion dollars, it was betWeou is and l o'clock when the night wutebman discovered Itames leal iug from tin- niachino room and so quickly did the liro 9proad, that no ouo is able to t-'ll ju^i how the tiro started. As soon as tho wtttohnian ditt. covnred tho tir,- ho raised the alarm and tin- work of saving tho millions of feel of lumber Hacked on the yard was under? taken. An engine was put in? to iiSo to pull away the docks lending from the mill to tho lumber yards to koup the lire from spreadiug by way of these entrances, while the lumber that was in Ih'u mill was quick? ly loaded on trucks ami slid down tie-docks, thus confining (he Maim s to the mill building ami machinery house, which it consumed, or partially so. i hero had boon u downpour of rain, ami no wind was stirring to fan iio- Humes, though they shot up\\ ard and pierced a lur Id cavern in tho inky blackness i>l tin- storm) night, and its crackling echo from tho sur? rounding mills, still in the night's solitude, while this groul industry was melted away like n snowball ill a furnace. The lion tker I at hi be r Com? pany's plaul w.ts the largest pinnl of its kind) in the south, anil cost in the neighborhood Of a million dollars, while there ivere probably a million dollars .vortli ol lumber oh the yard. Ii was a triple band mill, with a capacity of 120,000 feet per day. The loss is ottimut?d at 160,000, covered hj insurance. .Many men will be thrown out hi employineiti for some time i i result nl this tire, though it. will h" rebuilt as quickly as possible. Mr. a P. Pearly, of Pennsy Ivania, i? general mini? ng, r. ritere was tie one seriously hurt (hiring the couflagrsiiou, though (Ougene ITnrnpy had ? foot badly mashed while cutting away one of the docks?Leban? on News. ! Accepts Term in Penitentiary ^reeling, Va., ??ctobor 2-1.? Harmon Miillms, who shot ami killed bis nineteen-year old sou in September, entered into u couipromise with the common? wealth, taking a term of fifteen years in the penitentiary. Mul lins is ;.; years old. Ho is a peculiar character, ami by many is considered mentally unbalanced, lie would take a Bible and go to the schools and other places of gatherings und give talks on the scriptures and morals, while at other times his profanity was almost shock ing. His crime was tho most brutal over committed in the county. Regardless of what they do or which way they turn, some people are-never benotltted. j They don't even get tho bono ; tit of the doubt.