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WKDNKSDAY, OK(\ I. 101?. | rutilmhrd Ersry Wedttetdar br Uio WISE PRINTING COMPANY, j OIUBERT N. KNIOHT. - Editor. Ono Your. - $1 OO Six Montha, - .BO Throe Month*. - .28 Knveitvl according. to po?t?4 regulaUona tt the ]H>mm(tlce at lllc Stone (i?i> at MO' | 'ind-elKM niMler SUBSCRIBERS are earnestly re quested to observe the date pointed on their address slips, which will keep them ut :ill| times posted us to the dato! of the expiration of their sub? scription. Prompt and timely attention to this request will save all parties a great deal of | annovunco. The Post Office Department announces thai the Rural De? livery carriers are to be allow od to use motorcycles with side bodies Another fact that lias given prosperity a spurt lately is the] ad van ein g price of cotton which has now put the cotton states "on their feet again". Bight th?tisarid Bulgarian soldiers were killed or wounded in storming the Serbian po sitions at Pristtuu according to Berlin advices If you have not already done so give the good women who are getting up the Oommunilj Christmas Tree a liberal con trlbutiou. It is a good cans.' and you will feel bettor after having contributed something Subal Jones, who resides near Five Oaks, 'farewell county,] Virginia, recently observed bis one hundred and sixth birthday | anniversary, lb' was born in I 1809, the oloSlng year of Presi? dent Jefferson second adtuinis trat ion. During the year 1014 there wan produced In the United Slates 34,555.914 short tons of coke, valued at ?88,834,217, uo cordind to theauniial statt ment on the manufacture of coke now available for distribution b.t the Geological Survey. We see from an exchange ihat the Norfolk and Western ruilro.nl company is tikuie, S'eps to Stop the h tint of people loafing arnUiid the passenger Stall,'tis It s. . in- that people lake a great delight in making the depot a place to "hangout and these people use the Beats thul are title to passengers. The weather is now getting cold and the traveling public does not care to stand outside and let the loafers use the station. The Baltimore ami Ohio Rail, road reports that the) now have "no Idle cars" for the fust time in two years. Many of the other great railroad systems have announced similar hap? py conditions. due your ago there were about 850,000 'idle cars in the Uuited State- Now : there are suit! to be less than 20,000 idle ones and they are rapidly being brought into uc ! live service This in real proof of increasing prosperity British Versus German Fi? nance. Interesting comparisons be? tween the British and German methods of national finance are drawn by the Christian Science Mon.tor in the course of an ar tide commenting on the new British budget. As the Monitor sees it, whereas the Germans have decided that no fresh taxes can be borne by the nation ami that the interest charges for the new loan will, therefore, havo to be met by further borrowing, the British method is to met t such churges out of the national income. Germany is banking on winning such an absolute victory over her enemies that she can force tliom to pay in? demnities sufficient '<> meet th?? expenses of the war, whereas the British, on the other hand, are following the safer plan of paying their way us they go, as far as this is possible, out of tin1 nut tonal income. The new British budget esti? mates for an expenditure dur? ing the coming year of 1,500, 000,000 pounds, of which sum it is figured that "J72.ooo.tnH) pounds cuu he raised on tin existing hasis of taxation. Il is proposed to increase current tuxes s* Nthat they will yield an additional :U,.,t'"0 pounds during the current financial year, so that of the total esti muted exp.lituroof 1,690,000, iiod pounds, a sum of 306, 000,i I pounds will have been raisi'd by taxation. The German method bespeaks an absolute confidence in on Ultimate triumph for the tier man arms that is magnificent but which, uovoreheiosB, will not command the approval of prudent financiers, (iermany's tin willingness to increase taxa? tion to meet her constantly In? creasing expenses in part, at least, is apt to have an Unfavor? able effect, on i ierman credit in the world's money markets and financial centers, Kontioke fillies. Week of Prayer. 'fhe week of prayer was held by the women of the Missionary Society November 7th to itth and was a very interesting one. The collections go toward the support of the woman's evan? gelistic work in Japan, and amounted to $20.01. Bro. Wagner preached a missionary sei Minn on Sunday. w hich clos i ed the week's services It is believed that every OtlB w ho at? tended these services felt a real spiritual uplift. The presence arid talks and prayers of Miss Kllasus Wag? ner, missionary from Korea, was a treat and an inspiration to us all. Mrs II. A w. Skeen, Biipt Publicity. Misses Miriam Taylor and Mtirj Curnes, who are touching I at V irginia City, Kate Brown, and Myrtle Wolfe, who urV teacbing at Petmington Gup,I Man Brown and Grace Woif. , who are teaching at Sul her in i.d . j Vergie Bounds and Kilbe t'i - ron, who are leaching ill ft diu, trladys Wolfe, at Blonegii, ami I Tbelina Baker, near t'oebtirii,] spent tlu< Thanksgiving fto da) s w Kb hom. folks in the < ? ip $50,000,000 Company Formed, New York, Nov. 20-?Thin formation of $50,000,000 com I pany backed by leading fin till ciers of the country to develop the foreign trade of the United Stales will be announced soon I by the National City Bank, il Was learned here today. Krank A. Vanderllp, president of the bank, w ho is credit, d with or? ganizing the company, is said to have associated with him as probable directors Charles A. Stone, of Stone & Webster, Boston; A. 11. Wiggih, presi? dent of the Chii.su National Bank; Otto II. Kuhn, of Kuhn. Loch und Company, and Wil lard D, Hiruit. until lately as sociated with J 1'. Morgan and Company. For Tired Women With Aching Heads "They help mo to much find 1 rind relief ?> toon ns i bettln takint; your Potoy Kldno Ptlla Urs. Frank P. Wood. Uorrllt, Mali ., I: V. ;?. N,i. Sometime* u Sccma us ir >.>u can't ataml tli?- pain nn.-r.s >v.ur lucli. U I? jti?t rimklnK your nr. mlsaratyl* ami totitiiiK >"<i ol ?Ii enerrry and ?urnRtr.. Wl.,-11 you ar? cutietao'.ly ttrr.1. 1.,?,! always aching, nr-rvi-s "on i a,*kidney action i-.vinCul and burn i?.i:. then I* Iha limi to atari in ut ,,r..i: i'.-ley Klitn.-v I'llla *1 I . v ?ir.-i .:il -il tin- weak, niiliitr ll'i.i ii, ImpruV? tln-ir action, ,-uublo ttitna t-i tl.r.'w *.rf tha pol?\>na that cause your Ir ait-Ie. Your nerve? itrt.w peaceful, alerp b*com#M souint.-i. ticrv bua h?adacli,a utsntipcnr. A? Mrs. Wood aayai "l rtr.t o-iir-f tii uunn a? i prc|n t? take your pi b v Kidney Plils." lie *ur? you ?vi i ?? nnltio Kplcy Kl.ttiry Pill?. fvT lh?l ar. purely mr.lu-lnal anil contain no harmful <truK>. Mutual Drug Company BIr Stono Cap, Va. Community ChristmasTree. The following are th<> offleere anil committees of the Com umiiit \ Christinas Tree: >lr? Ii T In-ino, Chairman. Mn A .1 Wolfo, Socretaryi .Mi's II 11 l'rlcc, t'mrt-sp.lmn Sc.-ri ti?ry. Mr? Kroreli liu-iini-n, Treasurer. Tlie following committee represent tin- Hin Stone (Jap (Ihurohos: Southern Methodist Church - Mm Benedict und Mis. oils Mouaer. Baptist Church.?Mr> W S Ueverley mill Mrs A .1 Wolle Presbyterian Church,?Mrs. M K Ki Hy iii.l Mis II B. Price. Kplscopal Ohiitch.?Mrs. K. Drennen and Mrs It. II Aktiver Methodist Kplscopal Ohuroh ?Miss l.ula Moore and Miss l'arlleo Blekleyi Christian Chnreh - Mrs. M It. Mi' Corkleaiid Miss Minute' Fox, ?lvlc Leagued- Mrs K. K (Joodloe, Mr?. .1. I.. MeCormlok, Mrs <: \. Knighl and Mr?, H T. Irvine, The Committee Ims sent invi? tations t? the Sunday schools it ?usl StonoQap, Appalaoltia, Ionian, aiul nil the neighboring towns. All Hie local churches have abandoned the trees for their respective Sunday schools anil will unite with the visiting children in tlie celebration of the Community 'Tree. The privilege will be given each man, woman und child to bring an offering to the Christ? mas Treo. The spirit of giving will be installed in the mind of the child by bringing gifts, howover small, An apple, an orange, potato, candies, gloves, handkerchiefs, etc., will be acceptable Tins,' contribu? tions will be turned over to a special committee, who will carry tin in oil Christmas day to the homes of the sick and needy, or to those who were otherwise unable to go to tin It is earnestly Requested that ihi-choirs of the churches co? operate with Mrs. Iloff in hoi work in making '.he singing a big feature of the celebration. The singing will fall largely on the children of llig Stone (iap, and if the choirs and all the growb people who can sing will noil i ho children at the school bouse this afternoon at 2:6.0 and :l o'clock, und practice the snugs with ihem the success of the undertaking will bo assur? ed. This is ;? community trc-o, nid the meaning will In-lost if liiere is not that "community of thought and feeling" that will prompt each one to do his part promptly and gladly. Only $120.00 of the $300.00 in cossary has been contributed so far Please .semi your cheek today to Mis. |y brennen, the treasurer of the committee in charge. The committee wish to thank the young men, Messrs. I,. ,1. Hoi ton. I). K. Donk ami il. 1'. Wallace, of tlie Wise Printing I lomp ui>, w he printed the songs for the children, and tin foitow inn contributors, who have given got erously ami promptly, and to express their appreciation of their help: (t \ Knight ?5 00 W I. < -alls 1.00 John W Chalkier 5.00 .lohn Pox, Jr. 10.00 Friiak t':.rks l 00 Rveretl Drenncn 10.00 James (V Pox 10.00 \V 1? Ma.Kwi-n . . 5.00 Mrs Johl) W FoX 5.00 It K Pox 5.0O A. J] Wolfe 2.50 W S Shook 5.O0 W .1 lir?pt>r 1.60 .1 It I langkorty. 1.00 1) H. Sayera . . 5 00 (i. It, Southward . 8.00 lohn M till ins . 1.00 M. K Kt j 6;00 II It Pi let- 6.00 \y. 8 Rom a.ou It I I arks 4.00 Mlaa Kugcnla Bumgardoei 1.00 It. 'I'. Irvine 10.00 .1 H A yet* 2 .00 i?r J. A. Qlloter l.oo MayoOabeii . . . n,r0 Contributed i.oo Miss Jaiuilt- Stamp ... 5 00 Mis Krnma MdrrlHon, for Ml linen Presbyterian ( durch 1.35 WE BEGIN OUR Annual Clearance Of All Winter Millinery PRICKS HAVE BEEN DECISIVELY REDUCED This Clearance which begins Friday must be absolute for none of these Hats will be carried over next season. Hence, we have marked them all at slashing reductions. They are becoming, fashionable and season? able and any woman will be proud to w ear any of them. Our entire stock of Trimmed Hats for Women is included. $7,500 to $10.00 Pattern Hats.$5.00 $0.50 to $7.50 Pattern Hats .$3.50 $4.00 Trimmed Hats.$2.45 Children's Ready to Wear Irlats at a special price.49c. 08c, $1.45 Fuller Brothers Appalachia. Va. Dummy Engine Wrecked. While on its way to the 1, ,v N. Depot hint, Thursday moru ing the Dummy engine jumped the track beyond the residence of W. B. Kilbourno and il hau been nut of commission over since. Fortunat, ly the coach did not leave the track and no one was hurt. The engine, af? ter leaving the rails turned over on it side. It was brought to the shop S iturday and is being repaired and, wo understand, will bo running again soon Simon Banks spent part of last week in Knoxville, return? ing home Monday morning. Gosh?but it gets you I She's the nitrai, cleverest, daintiest little witch you ever ?aw -in the $800,0c,) Photoplay I. ftcf uruetf ftvmantt*' A'j.'rf B| ?-the aur photop'or wi-.'i f 11- H rtar^plarcri tbat'l Ukinl tbecoun- H $10,000 For a Suggestion! i 110.000 for a t?Que1 to IhU ?v >nt)?r- B pUy ?iOOO worttior 1**1 fuftt th? H roukrh ld?i . * ? i ibli ire* Kg AmuzuTheatre EVERY TUESDAY Isi P. H. Barren's 1 Xmas Candies and Fruits | Hu will keep <?n Ii,mil a choice I?h- "1 Caiidics specially Igi (or Christmas and bruits .mil Nuts will |>c in abundance [Sj ?f cotirs'c the Grocery lim; Will he complete as usual |j ffjj and lie earnestly solicits the patronage 61 everybody. it? Prices Are Right. H] 1 A Full Line of Fire Works | sTg MONTE VISTA HOTEL ffilS&IK SEELEY'S SPERMATIC SHIELD TRUSS RUPTURE The Latest and Most Scientific Appliance for tho Successful Treatment and Cmo of Used approved by the I S'i .Oovornmeiit ul the . ii of ItiiMtia ' Vouched lor by I" It ?iituiilf. .IcHerson mill llahnemnn Medical tdtegea leading hospitals. No leg strap* to irrttato and soll. So binding Mul durable Unaffected by pcrapirotlon used um t . hiiiI alto litlon pro iieel tli.- needs ..f the Indl i inosl Important feature Abdomina! Bells, Elastic StecKiiigs. tic. Kor corputtticy, Operation?, utnblcll ruptilre,ba a? lu\s. varh't'm.'veins WCJik ROtl KVl 'Hi n Itmuft, >pti Examination and Advice Free Csil st Monte VlauIletaL Bte btotw Osp. run ONE DAY ONLY. Wednes? day. DsasoibSr.8,?I?. DON'T Miss THIS ommi UNITY. Local terar eacsson re.iu.-it W. B. SEELEY. Home Oflice, 102? Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pa. Cut Out and Kuiip for Itofo.enco A Full Line of Xmas Books for the Children will be on display -AT THE Wise Printing Co. in a few days. See them.