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WEDNESDAY, .IAN. ft, 191.ri
Published Kvvry Wrdm-silny by thi>
?lUBBRT N. KNIGHT. - Edltor.
Onu Y??r,
Six Months.
I i . Month*.
91 OO
Kntered ?cconlhnr to ihihImI regulsUous
tt tlie post offlcc ?t llle, Storni Itsj? ss see
tud-cJssi mstter
SUBSCRIBERS nr.' earnestly r?>
i|ueslcd to observe the date
pnntodon their address Blips,
which will koep them at all
limbs posted as to the date
of the expiration of their sub?
scription. Prompt and timely
attention to this request will
save all parties a groat deal of
Hesolve to make lOlotho best
yeai of your life ami keep the
1 .s.dtition.
Renew your subscription to
the Post, and vote for your fa?
vorite in the Golden Hate t',m.
< I.lifticulty about 1 ho "holy
win'" is that there is as much
tliscussiou among Moslems in
there is among Christians
11 is always easier for a Mex?
ican general to Kraut conces?
sions than it is to guarantee di -
livery of the goods
If Canada wants to make
new friends ttround here it
-in.id, 1 run its arctic br< 1 1 -
through n steam coil before
sending them down
Remember the war sufferers
in Europe, bul do not forgel
that those who also deserve
your help are needy right heri .
That thirteen is not an tin.
lucky number is demonstrated
once nmre by the internal reve?
nue returns, which show that
thirteen Ohicagoans have in?
comes of over $600,000 a year.
t lertuin ofticialc insinuate thai
Uncle Sam has something; up
his sleeve against a possible
war, whereas certain bther "'M
idols insinuate that the only
thing the old gentleman has up
In- sleeve is his funny bone.
Some unusually heavy ship
men's of postage stamps have
gone through the mails from
Washington of late. In a sin?
gle day more than 17 tons, val?
ued at over $4,0X10,000, wore
sent out. Another day's ship
menl was valued at more than
So long as Turkish ?fllcinl?
insist on opening letters from
Americans, the safe course will
be to send only picture post
cuds of an entirely non-com?
mittal character.
Those that charge that Presi?
dent Wilson has no concept ion
of diplomacy should consider
his attitude toward woman suf
The CoebuVll Journal sus?
pended publication lust week,
and, according to the statement
of the owners, will not be start?
ed again by the present
management. The Journal
was supposed to he the 11108t
prosperous paper in the county
ami its suspension was a sur?
prise. However Wise county
still has Ii \ e w e, k Ij po| ers,
three more than any other
Count)' in Southwest Virginia |
There is food for thought in
the following paragraph taken
from the Beuna Vistu Herald;
The Almighty has no planned
it that we cannot uchieve real
success in life without fellow?
ship und brotherhood--without
a willingness to work with our
fellows und trust them and bear
with them and help them
Otherwise we not only cannot
lind the happiness and sutisfac
tiou that should be ours, but us
a people we cunnot even pros,
per greatly in matters of dollars
and cents.
Mrs. G. B. Myors and neice,
Miss Gertrude Bailey, who in
leaching at Keokeo, returned
Wednesday froth Louisville,
where they spent several days
visiting Miss Mary I'riest
Alex Clark, one of Bin Stone
Gap's lending colored citizens,
has opened uji a moving picture I
theatre in the Siiinuierlield I
building on Wood \vo., and!
will have a show ever) night ?
Me solicits the patronage of'
both white and Colored people.
Miss Winnie MuIIins returned I
to Sah in, where she is intending j
Bchool, Monday morning, after
spending the holidays will, her
parents, Mr. ami Mrs. Win ,
MllUillS, in t he I lap.
Uav, the nine-vcnr-old son of |
Mr. and Mrs. W ' I'. XlnhiilVo) ,
underwent an operation on last
Friday morning for lonsilitis
ami adenoids by Mr. Thomas I
Staley, the speeialist from Bris?
tol The operation was a suc?
cess, ami the patient was up]
and going ah,.at within n few
hours afterwards.
N. D. Prossly, who holds a
position in lie- olliees of the
Stonegn Coke and Coal Com
pan v. at this place, has been at
Keokee for tilO past few dllVS
working in the place of IV S.
Skinner, script clerk for the
same company . who has been
ipiitc sick
.1. .1. Akets. of Charlotte. N.
C . returned home last week af?
ter spending the holidays here
visiting Ins sister, Mrs K E.
* i.iioe.
Mrs. W. M Lj I,- ami daugh?
ters spent a few duys at Mid<
dlesboro lasl week. On their
return, Miss Gladys Lylo stop?
ped nt JPcnnington Hup a duy
and visited Miss Lniinn Marts,
who is attending school at Lee
liuptist Institute,
Mr. and Mis. E. b\ Burgess
returned home Tuesday night
from Bluetleld, ?Iure thoy
spent several da\ s visiting relu
WAN I*K13: a wide awake
salesman to represent the old
est < lid lam Lit,- Insurance
Company iloiug business. Ex
o< lleut contrnni ami liberal com
missions Address I'. I ?. Box
301, Boanoko, Vn, I _'.
Miss Nannie Handy , of Im
boden, sponl last win k in town
visiting relatives,
.Mayor ami Mis S I'. Klncnor
had as their guests Christinas
day . Mr. ami .Mrs t i W Holls
and baby, of I .<nns\ j||e; Mr.
and Mis. a. L. W in ami chil
dren of (Ins plucc; I', I. Pippin,
of IIilions, mid Leo and Willnrd
Large, of appalachia.
Mr. and Mrs. B. M. Baker en
tertaiued at six o'clock dinner
on last 'Thins,lav. in honor of
Mr. W M Porsiynl, of Hazard,
'Those present besides the fam?
ily were Mr. Persival, Jno. W.
Chalkley, .1. M. McLethore and
W. B. Peek
Mr and Mrs R, .1 a Mien
nor., who until recently lived
at Jenkins, Ky., have moved to
llto Gop, and will make their
home with their son, *\lr. E.
Mrenneii. on I'oplar Mill, until
they can secure it suitalde resi?
'?wing to the heating plant
in the court house at \\ iso he
ing out of order the January
term of tin- circuit court will
mil he held and J he court ad
joimied Mnndav until the ' !hd
of March.
Be v.J. M. Smith; pastor of
thi' Presbyterian church, will
preach nl Blue Springs on the
tifl.h Sundav in this mouth.
Evorj one in that community
is cordially invited to attend
the meeting.
Rev. Win Robinotte will
preach at Bine Springs on the
third Saturday and Sunday in
Allen. Hugh. Martin and
Margaret Carnes spent New
Vear'sd(iy in Lee County visa?
ing their aunt. Mrs. Matth
C. E. Bevins, of Wise, candi?
date for commissioner of the
revenue lor the Eastern Dis?
trict, and B. E. Smith, who
lives in the vuiloy above'.own.
und who is a candidate for com?
missioner of the revenue for
tho Western district Were visit
ors to the (lap last Saturday.
These gentlemen are well qual
iiled to till the position to which
thoy aspire.
Rev. Gilmer, of Pulaski,
preached in the Presbyterian
church at this pluce on last
Sunday morning.
Miss Louise ?oodloo, who is
attending school at Mary Bald?
win Semiuury, in Stnuntoii,
t-p.'lit the holidays with friends
in Rosnoke.
Mr. ami Mrs. \V. A. Lowry
spent the holidays with relatives
in Knoxville.
Rev. .!. M. Smith, pastor of
the Presbyterian church, is
spending a few weeks with rel
utiven and friends in Peters?
burg. He, and his wife, w ho
has i.n visiting in Petersburg
for D bolt I three months, will re-!
turn l<> the (lap about thelif j
W. A. Dock ins has returned
to his home at Russell ville.
ICj . afier spending the holi?
days with his son, K. A. Dock-'
ins, who holds a position with
the Stonega Coke and Coal
Company, in their general of- j
Hees at this place.
.1. I'olk Wolfe was down from
Dun to a few days last week vis
Ring homofolks.
M. c Beverly returned tu
Swoel water, Tenn., Friday
morning wher. In- is attending
school at lliwassoe College, af?
ter spending the holidays here
visiting his parents, Mr. and
Mrs ii \V Beverly here and at
\\ . I'. Snodgrnss and family,
and W. I'. IhiVerly and family,
of Norton, spent part of last
week in town visiting relatives.
Blackburn Napier and Miss
Minnie Bailey, both of Cadet,
were married at the home of
the bride's parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Rufus Bailey, on lust
Thursday afternoon. Rev. Hen
ry Wanpler. of Kast Stum-Unp,
perfoi mod i he ceremony. The
couple will make their home at
Henry Bullitt, Vivien Mouser
and Donald I'rescott have re
t in ue,i to Audover, Mass., where
they are all. tiding school, after
spending the holidays with
their parents in the (lap.
Miss Mabel Willis, who is at
tending school at Randolph
Macou College, in Lynchburg,
Miss Florence McCorinick, at
Rddford Stale Normal. Miss
Uuth I'rescott, at Mary Bald
win Seminary. in Staunten, and
Miss Rachel Craft, at Virginia
intormont, ill Bristol ami Miss
Grace W olfe, at Sdllins College,
in Bristol, returned to their
schools Monday , alter spending
tu,, weeks witlt their parents
in tin- (lap.
The fund to buy Christmas
presents for the children at the
iniiies of the Stonega Coke and
Coal Company was raised by
the employees of the company
in the various departments and
not alone by the oflico em?
ployees, as staled ill our article
mi December 'J:;rd. The chil?
dren at all the plants were made
happy by the generosity of
those whoso willingly contrib?
uted to this fund.
Claude F. Beverly, the reve?
nue nlticor, of Big Stone Gap
was tu town during the Christ?
mas holidays. He has "made
good" as a federal officer and
has a splendid record with the
department of Justice at Wash,
ington and Revenue Agent
Sams i Mint wood Moon
* tpt. Henry Taylor and
.lames Body, two tine old Eng?
lishmen residing here, delight -.
ed a number of their neighbors
Christmas morning about day?
light by tin- singiug of that
beautiful carol, ??Peace on
I', nth, tiood Will to Men " It
is th"ir custom early every
Christmas morning to visit the
homes of a number of their
friends nntl sing this beautiful
song May they live to sing it
again many a Christmas morn
STRAYED:?One yearling
heifer. Took up at my place
October 1st. Owner can have
her by payiilg cost of feed and
this advertisement. -Ed. Tom
lison. (ludet, Vit.
A Wedding Announcement.
'Tin- following engraved an?
nouncement has bean received
by a number of people in the
< illp:
Mi Mrs Mosas Asberry Hiirjr?
aitnouru > ill,- marriage of thrir il-iu^hier
Myrtle Tyler
Mr Werli-y Holt Ollly
,,n Wednesday, December tl?- ilartieih
Nineteen hundred Sod fourteen
i Stone Qsp, \'irgtafai
In polite society they whiten:
tlic hands oy rubbing a little
glycerine and lemon juice over
them at night and drawing on
an old pair of gloves. Person-,
ally, we use soap nnd water.
Death of John A. Muncy.
The people of this town were
greatly shocked on Dec. '-'S;h by
the snd news of the nccillciltttl
death of .lohn A. MuilC. it
Floyd, Va. lie was, of recent
years, u traveling salesman,
and had gone to his home at
Floyd to spend the holidays,
and at the lime of his death
was out rabbit hunting wiihi
Harry Harmon, a very close
friend of his. and a cousin to
his wife. After the two men
were out a short tune, a rabbit
ran into a small pile of brush,
and they walked onto I he pile.
The side on which Harmon was
walking gave down and his gun,
which was already cocked, was
accidentally discharged.. The
entire charge entered Mr. Mun?
cy's hack. causing instant
The deceased was horn at
White Shoals. Lee County. Vn.,
about 3-1 years ago, and while a
small lad. came with Ins pat?
ents to this county, where at
Norton, and later at this place,
he grew In manhood. While
hut a youth he i.dueled a
mercantile business hen- ami
was for some time newsboy on
the V. & S. VA . passenger train.
At a later time he conducted a
a flrsl elass grocery store here,
which he sold lo become a cotlt
11101 cial traveling salesman, in
w hich occupation he continued
until his untimely death.
His bright and happy tem?
perament won for him a host
of friends wherever he went,
und he always had a smile ami
good word for everybody.
While, in business here his
kindness ami g. uerosity to the
unfortunate was so extensive
as to make against disown best
tiuanctal interest, Always hup
py and jovial himself, it seem
tri to hurt him to IInil that
other.- were not so situated as
to he like himself, and his big,
charitable heart wem out to
He was married to Miss Alice
Bishop,'daughter of ('apt. und
Mrs. Sordino Bishop, of Floyd,
Va., and to them were horn out?
sell and I lit ee duughtei s
Interment was m the Bishop
burial lot at Floyd, Where it is
supposed the remainder of the
family will continue to reside
I If itis immediate family rela?
tives, there resides at this pi.ire.
Iris father ami mother, Mr. and
Mrs. .1. G. Muncy and youngest
sister, Madge. Another sister,
Mis. Otto Mullen resides at
(! reonovillo, 'renn , and a broth?
er, Fainter Muncy, in the Phil
lipino Islands, all of whom have
the deep sympathy of the peo?
ple of this town in their sad be
Mrs. Duff Dies at Appalachia.
Mrs. Mecca Dull' (Bed at Ap?
palachia Tuesday morning at
six o'eh ek at t he hoi.I her
daughter, Mrs. Alice Sullivan,
after an illness of over a year. I
Mrs. DufT was about ilf veins
of age, and a widow of the late
Jerome Duff, who died here
about years ago. ami after
Ins death she conduct! d the
hotel now owned by Frank
stnrgil'. which Still goes l>\ the
name of the '*DulT I Ions -."
Mil- was well known in Itig
Stone tiap and her many
friends here .vill be deeply
grieved to learn of her death.
Funeral services will be eon
ducted ai Appalachia this morn-1
ing and burial w ill lake place
hero in Oloucoe cemetery at
about 11 o'clock,
The deceased is survived by
three daughters ami two sons:
Mrs. Alice Sullivan, of Appuln
chia: Mrs. W. C. Bobinson, of
Farmville; mid Mrs l>r Nance,
ot Asheville, N. C.j Will ami
Bad Duff, who live in the west.
The past week in this section
indicative of genuine business
revival. It isv not the kind of
business outlook we read of in
the newitpapers or that comes
out of the mouths of the defend?
ers of the administration; it is'
business in the way of orders
for coal that doubles our pres?
ent capacity: which will mean
giving Immediate employment
to every idle workman in this
section of Faster.i Kentucky.
Already our local coal men are
seeking to engage double the
number of miners they now
have in order to take care of
the orders for coal they have
[received, and with this sudden
jump in the market also comes
ja necessity for the coal men
'ami local merchants stocking
|up on supplies ?Middlesboro
Free Trip io the Panama Exposition at San
Francisco at the Expense of the Kelly
Drug Company and The Big
Stone Gap Post.
Rules of Contest.
i;i l.r. ] The, Kelly Drug Company will issue vole* aa jier following acheduti
ji >? r vote* f.n -I 00 on rauh nie? ol drugs and Sundries
00 . ? I'alnla and nils ,
liOll ?? ? .... ^hioa aild Out Olaaa
m o.jewelry anil Watchm
Mill.Kodaks and Supplies
.-.<h? . ?? ' ?? holiday tioods
:,{*>.? '? [? ?? llc.xall licmedlca
.11 ii.paymcl ..i Ohl acconnU
.Due lulls sold In addition to other voles
Idditional voles will bogtvcoonall apeelal sales aa advertised Hon.
Ilinu i" lime
tin ||||j ?ii. lian I',.-I Mill Issue votes >> per following schedule:
lino i.s roi ever) dollai paid op back subscription and renewals
lids'. ?? ? new subscription
ilOOO " ? i i. ii subscription p '1 years in advance
IM I.i: 8. Votes will be Issiieil with > tl IS lin.it ami must bocaal in the ballot
Ixiv at the Kell) I Inn: < 'miip in v. provided Im I lint purpose, before the evpiration ol
the tiino llinll liefere casting votes, make i> record for your own guidance In
oritor to faelliale voting yon are requested til place your votes In an envelope anil
seal it. I'lcasc wrile on the outside the nuiub/r of roles the envelope contains and
the nauio oftho candidate yon desire in vote fir,
1(11 I'. II Employees rinks ami relatives of the Kelly Drug Company anil
The tilg Stone Gap I'osl, a-,, schools, . inn lies ami secret organisations rininoi
pillicipale as Candidate*
Ill l.t: i Neither the Kelly Urin; Cominiy or The tilg Stone (Up I'osl will
in no Instance issue rotes mini Kin Ii mi.s ha beeil properly stampeil with then
Hi in ii line ' iialonMirs should refuse I hem otherwise,
Iii I.I. Ii. the soliciting of voles lu eithl Iho Kelly Drug Store or Iii the OOlee
i.r the Hie Stniiotiap Post Is prohibited
lU'l.K i; A v..ie Hi .t is scratch^ or marked
Issued >hall he thrown out provltllnp this delVcing
beoii tampcic.l w Ith.
Kill. . four weeks frnin the o|icuiu|j
iereil, unless by kpoeliil nrraitgohictil with for,
III I.I - Evcryliody Is luvlled In mmilii
to ii.l in the mi. ail] voune lady in the
tuis.inliintiiig von., ami kIiii will he entered
lit l,K II \ ii|ea ni m.t tniiislvmbioanci
dales inaj nisil rotes to candidates direct or sei
the Kell) I'm- Store
III I.K in v..lev thai sie iiot properly si.mpeii a-ilh the signatureoi" khe Kol
Ij Drug Company or The IMg Slonu (lap I'osl III not bo accepted.
Hl 1.1. II A committee selected hj ihr < niest Manager ?hall count the votes
each week, beginning wli I, the third week, ami report the result In The IMg Stone
I lap I'osl
It IT I < K IS. Any iiiicctlon, dispute mid coiitrnvcrsj I lint may arise will be1 tilled
ii|?,ii by thc.iiidces, siiil liieli decision will he i ial ami eoncliialvc.
n any mauin I alter il has he.
should appear ihm a llgme In
i. . siidhlates w ill no lodger I?
si M iltagcr.
all that is nei e-sat
'his wIII entitle he
,? candidates
is a caudldatl
I I ietiils ol the Cttnill
I them io the I'on test Manager, at
ttiti st?nk Oat
Mrs S \ llalley
Miss Cora Maliafley
.M iss i 'orrlo I.one
Miss Margaret ' ?nie?
Miss ticorgia llostsh i.
Mis* Tliclins itaker
Mi-. (Iladys Wolf.
M iss Mattio Itrnwii
Me. Ucbcccn W.nle,U.I'.l
Mis. llcaslc ski.-ii, U.r'.'U
M i?? Kaiinie Johnson
Miss f lora Drue.
Mis. Vd.llo I iecilor
Mis;, K.lna I alien
Miss Mary Kltboitruc
Miss lila.i.s l.vle
I Mis
I ill
? livetle I'alien
trace Hilly. II
Iii, 100
. j Miss \ iruie N.- lv
'?.000 sruM'.i
Moiiie itiinl
Edna Stewart
llesaie Trie
1 .
I 000
Mis. lonnle rtarke
l ,000
1 .mm
1 ,rssi
1 ni in
111 silt,
1 ,??o
l>aid Right Over Wood Shingles
/Vo Pirt, iVo ttothrr?\n a very thort lime ? ny building Can have itt twe
trap covciinR tuinrd into n modern fire-pnnf. statm-proof, lightning-proof
roof nt a very moderate cotl? a roof thai vt I Usl a* In,, us the Imildintf
und ftcver nccJ rrpaiis. ^
For Sole
Joshua and John F. Mullins
Conractors and Builders
Big Stone Gap, Virginia
Apalaclua items
.Mrs. (iillv has been vory ill
for tin; past ten days. Her sis.
tor, brother ami dniighter are
with hor.
Miss Kaiinio Klli.itt. of Hotel
Windsor, bus boon confined to
her room several days.
Little Sarah < luntoer is quite
Rick with moaslos.
(Jhnrlie Carfwrighl and fam?
ily bpeiiI the week cm) in Bris-I
I tol.
Mrs. It. W. Ilolloy ami c.hil
! (Iron spoilt the Ciiristmas holi
days at Cumberland < lap.
Misses Co (Tay, Lichliter and
McKenzie, Mrs. I'.. S. Clrim and
iE. E Qivens, teachers in the
{public school hero, spool the
I holiday i with their homefolks.
I The .mine of J. S. McConnell
I was broken into during the
? Xmas holidays and quite a
I number of things stolen. This
'necessitated an early return
rom his visit to Baltimore.
given quick relief
I'ain leaves almost
.. ? it by magic when
yon l-egin uiinf*
Diops," thefamour.ohl
remedy for Rhenrna
tum, l.tirobago. Gout,
Sciatica, Neuralgia
and kindred troubles,
li pots right to the
spot, stops the arli. ;
ami puiu:; ami pialf.es
|lie worth living Gel
a liotUe ot '"a-Drops"
today. A Ijooklet w Ufa
each pottle gives full
diructious for use.
Don't delay. Demand
I "?-Drops" Don't sx
IISS "??JiJ ?P> ?avthiog et*e in
' ' ' place of it. Any drug
giit ria supply you. If you live too (ar
trprn i drug store send One Dollar to
Swan .in Rheumatic Cure Co., Newark,
nil a Kudo of "5-Drops" win be
An enterprising newspaper ? f
Pari? has offered a $2,000 prize
f.ir the IniBt forecast of the map
of Europe, as that map will bo
after the peace that will follow
this war is concluded. All
subscribers of the paper are
perm tied to forward drawings
and the one that gets in tin
closest forecast first will get
\ he prize.

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