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WF.DNKSDAY, NOV. 1. 1914 enblithsA Kvi>ry WwlnwuUy l>y Uip WISE PRINTING COMPANY. lororpnralrtl Uli.Iii-: II r N. KNIGHT. - Bditor. Onn Your, Six Month*. Thres Months. SIOO .BO .2? Kiiteml MoordlnS, to p ??? i' regulations st tbo post offlro st IIIr Mona tlspassee uikI-cIsm lulltet SUBSCRIBERS are earnestly ro quested to obsorvo the dato prlntodon their address slips, which will keep them at nil times pt>Htoil as to the dato nf the expiration of their sub? scription. Prompt and timely attention to this request will Have all parties a great deal of annovanco. Wealth From Calamity. The war in Kurope is a en lamity ? a world calamity?but from it will come great wealth for the American farmer. He will reap the greatest ben? efit of all. When the war in over Europe will awaken to the fact that it is destitute of foods tuffs, Fields will he unfilled except by aged men, women and young hoys, and the little pro? duced by them will supply hut a fraction of the demand. It is then the American far? mer will step into the breech with his hundreds of millions of dollars worth of farm prod nets. The demand will he great and prices will be correspondingly high, anil the farmer will reap a golden harvest such as helms never before. And the farmer will spend liberally in turn, and the mer? chant, and the professional man, and the mechanic, and all of the people, even unto the humble editor, will share in the newly accumulated wealth that is to come to us f rotn across the sens. Tremendous crops are report? ed, the government estimating corn at 2,080,000,(00 bushels, wheat at 802,000,000, oats at 1, 137,000,000, barley at 11)7,000, t"Hi bushels, and other crops in proportion. When the great surplus nf this crop is marketed in Europe at war prices it will pour so much wealth into the pockets of the farmers that our country will he Hooded with gold, and the liberality of the farmer in his own prosperity will radiate to all branches of trade. Patience is the watchword today, but tomorrow a differ? ent story will be told. And with patience we should combine enough common sense to keep us fret- from nil entan? glements in the present eon (Met. The Now York World says that exports for the port of Now York increased $12,000, 000 in one month. Congress adjourned last week after u continuous session of about Is months, one of the longest sessions in history. A diplomat is a man who ad? mits to his wife that he is wrong when he knows he is right During the past three yeare wars have been in evidence in Italy, Turkey. Ureece, Bulgaria, Servia, Montenegro, Roumania, Albania, Austria, Russia, Ger? many, Belgium, France, Great Britain, Portugal, Mexico and Teddy Roosevelt, Thousauds of Europeans who contemplated coming to this land of the free have been "through routed" to apotper country which is equally free, and from which no traveler has . vor yet returned. Three Days of Entertain? ments. On November 12th; 13til and Hth the good people of Big Stone (lap and vicinity will have tho opportunity of hear? ing some of the best platform people in America. On these three dales, both afternoon and night, splendid outertuininents and lectures will be given in stdiool auditorium. These entertainments will consist of vocal ami instrument? al music. Miss Mabel Cipher will give some of her famous readings and the noted Fouth erstono Novelty Company, whose instruments and equip ment cost more than $3000, will please and entertain by draw ing music from almost every source imaginable. Hal Mer? lon will please both young and old with his magic und appar? ently impossible tricks. The lectures wilt be on timely ami interesting subjects and will be delivered by well known lee ttirers and humorists. Everyone who is interested in having a good time: in the community lite in this section; in the development of the nul? luni resources of the county: In better schools, and in tact everything that goes toward making people happier and Big Stone (iap it better place ill which io live, should attend all the sessions of this Chan tutu pin. All of the proceeds from tin sale of tickets, other than actual expenses, will be devoted t'> the school improvement fund, and It is, therefore, hoped that this festival will be given liberal support. To The Housekeepers of Big Stone Gap. There will he a sale of good honie made food for sale on Saturday afternoons at the store just vacated by W. \V. Taylor & Sons Sale will be gin at 2 o'clock. Everything good for your Sunday dinner: Pies, cakes, meats, beaten biscuits, jellies, rolls ami loaf bread, desserts, candies, etc. These sales will continue through November. The dales tire the 7th, Mill, 21st and 26th the day before Thanksgiving Orders will he taken for plum puddings, fruit cake ami mince meat. Be sure to give your orders to the ladies. These sales are for the benefit of the ('hristian t 'hureh. NOTICE. There will be an important meeting of the congregation of Christ Episcopal Church Wed? nesday evening at B o'clock at the church. Bev. Ernest A. Bich will he present, ami the meeting will be | receded by a short service. All members ?ire requested to be present. Ralph King came down from Dump's Creek last week and spent several days here the guest of Blnine McCorkle. It will be remembered that Ralph played second base lor tin- llig Stone team in the Coal Fields during tin- early part of the slimmer, and he was said to he the best second saeker in the league. After leaving here he played with Pocahontns the balance of the season. Rev. (1. W. Beverly, of Ca? det, has commenced the er.c tion of a COltOge on Wood Ave? nue, near I' M. Reasor's store, into which he intends to move as soon as it is completed. E. E. Tliaokor, of Bluofiold, was among the business men in town the past week. A. IV Hammond, who is at? tending the Massey Business College, at Richmond, and Sam Nickels, who is attending the Richmond Medical College, in the same city, spent a few days this week in the (rap visiting homefolka ami cast their vote in the Congressional election Tuesday. W. W. Taylor it Sons gave away free a nice china closet at the close of their big removal sale Saturday afternoon. Num bored coupons were given to customers who purchased one dollar's worlh of merchandise and a duplicate number was de? posited in a ballot box. A little girl was selected to draw a cou? pon from the box, and the number was 090776 and Miss Martha Robineu, of [Buffalo, held tho duplicate. It was a beautiful prize, worth $36. HON. C. B. SLEMP CONGRESSMAN C. B. SLEMP RE-ELECTED Over Hon. R. T. Irvine in the Ninih District by About 1200 Majority. T. <! Morris, a prominent und prosperous (armor living in the I valley ahove Kant Stone Cap, brought to this office last Th?rs* I day as tine a half tioZOtt of the famous Arkansas Black apples as we have ever seen, ami along with them he also brought the finest and largest sweet potato we have ever laid nur eves on. It was of the Kentucky white variety and weighs four pounds und was perfect in shape, as was also the apples. We have these products of the farm, along with Mr. Cousins' big turnip, on display at this office, and if you want to see some? thing nice drop around and take a look at them. Mr. I?. It. Went/., president of the Stonega Coke and Coal Company, has returned to his home in Philadelphia, after: spending several (lays in the (lap looking after his large in - ?lames B. I logo, of Hazard, j Ky.. who had charge of Con? gressman Slcmp's headquar? ters in Bristol during the re? cent campaign in the Ninth, spent a few days the past week in the t lap visiting friends and acquaintances Governor Henry c. Stuart, who spoke here Saturday, re? mained in the Cap until Sun? day afternoon, when Mr. U. B. Casper took him to Norton in his automobile, from which place he went to his home at] Klk (iurden, where he *pcnt a few days, and cast his vote in the Congressional election. The United Daughters of th? Confederacy will meet with Mrs. Wade Barrier Wednes? day afternoon, November llth, at three o'clock. Col A. B, Williams, editor of the Roanoke 'rimes, attended the speaking and barbecue in the Gap Saturday. .lamer, tiritlin, of Duffiehl, was operated on by Dr. Gilmer at his resilience at this place on last Thursday. The oporatio < was entirely successful and the patient is getting along as well .is could bo expected. Bass Banner, a prominent far? mer and cattle dealer of Stych leyville, hoe county, was in town Saturday to hear the Democratic speaking. He left Saturday night for Cincinnati to take a shipment of cattle which was loaded at Penning? ton Gap. Miss Margeurite Drennen, of Jenkins, Ky., is the guest of Mr. and Mrs. B. Drennon at their beautiful home on Poplar Hill. In tlx' race for Congress in tin- Ninth District the republi? can candidate, 0. B. Bleinp was re elected by alieilt twelve hun? dred majority. While the lig urea are not official it is thought thnt complete returns will not change them very much. The vote in Dig Stone Gap was yere heavy, there being a total of 120 votes cast. Irvine received 221, Sletup Is'.t, Boso 4, Dutt on 1, 11 were thrown out. Although both parties worked hard, the election passed olf .piietly ami no disturbance of any kind occurred at the polls Indications are that Hooper has been defeated for governor of Teitessee, the Nashville Kan ner having conceded Bye'seleo tion by about ten thousand ma? jority. The race in New York and Massachusetts is ?dose hut will probably result in a victory for the republicans. Nothing definite could be obtained about the governor's race in t Ihio, but woman's stiff rage and Statewide prohibition have been defeated by a large majority in that state. The majorities in Wise Coun? ty are as follows: Preclacll Slcinp Irvine Big Stone (lap . 32 Appulachia 1)0 Norton . Tl East Stone (lap . . . 30 Coeburti.T.i Cane Patch 20 Bound Top . 70 Tnsso. 8 Dower Pound . . 35 Tacomn . :'. Wise.113 Hamilton ?l 40!) 89 Following is table showing the unofficial majority in the different counties of the Ninth District: Counties' SU- in p Irvine Wythe .;.269 Giles . 175 W'ise .374 Lee.425 j Scott .44ti ; Washington . 264 Smyth. 202 Dickenson.80 Russell. 200 Bland. 60 Pulaski.* . -J70 Bristol City. '250 Tazewell.660 Buchanan . 82 2370 1169 Riser Gilly Fatally Shot by Policeman. News has reached here to the effect that Kiser Gilly, who 1 lived in Turkey Cove about live New and Extreme p Novelties in ? |jj [Hit 1 NECKWEAR m We have just received a ? shipment of the New Stiff Laundered Collars and Cuffs j| in a variety of styles; also some ? effective sets in Organdie* and m Pique. te s <2 ki pi i "c7/*<? Quality S/iop" BIG STONE GAP, VA. School Auditorium NOVEMBER 12th, 13th and_14th 3:30 P. M. and 7:30 P. M. Three Big Days of Recreation, inspi? ration and Pleasure. Concerts, Lectures and Entertainments EVERY AFTERNOON AND NIGHT By Somo of America's Most Noted Platform Pooplo. Plan Now to Lay asldo all Caro and Worry and Join Your NolKhbors In Enjoying This Great Event. <?1 C^A SEASON TICKETS. Good ??-I CZf\ tor all Performances. M>l.v>U Ticket for Adult, One Night Only.50c Ticket for Adult, One Matinee Only .35c Ticket (or Child, under 12 yrs. One Night Only 25c Ticket for Child, under 12 yrs. One Matinee Only 25? You Will Save Money by Purchasing Season Tickets. Ask Any Member of the Boosters ChiJ) How You May Become a Member. This will be one of the Biggest Events ever held in our town. You can't afford to miss it. ''The nights shall In: tilled with music And the cares that infest the day Shall foltl their tents like Arabs And as silently steal away." Tickets on Sale at Kelly's Drug Store. miles below town, was shot uiul fatally wounded at l'cnnington Gap yesterday afternoon by I'olieeinan Tueker, while rid? ing On a motorcycle. Gilly was taken to the Penning ton Hotel whore physicians endeavored to locate the bullet which en teretfhie hack, but it was real-' ized that the wound was fatul : and he died last night at 131 o'clock. Front reports received here it appears that Gilly had gone to! Jonesville on his motorcycle. At the same lime another; young man had been In Jones ville and cashed a bogus check at < libson's store anil left town. Gibson phoned to the police at Pennington Gap to head him off. Gilly was returning home by that time and Policeman Tucker thinking he was the man wanted, ordered him to stop, which, it is thought,Gilly failed to hear, and Tucker tired on him with the above result. Gilly was about 27 years old and was the son of Mr. and -Mrs. Johnny Gilly. He is stir vived by a wife and two small children. The remains will l>?' brought homo this morning It is not known what arrange incuts have been made for tl funeral. We learn with regret thnl Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Sterne, who have been managing the Monti) Vista Hotel at this place, tot the past year, expect, to led Big Stone (Jap within the next few weeks for Bluetield, where they will take charge of the New Altamont Hotel. Th y will he missed in the Gap, thoy have made many fri. I here. We have not lean who will succeed Mr. Sterne its niunager of the Monte Vista. lion. Leslie M. Shaw, ex-S ictniy of the United Sta Treasury, who spent some time in the Ninth District BpeakioK for Congressman Slemp, and who addressed a largeaUdleu at the school house on Satur? day night, left Sunday for Washington City.