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VOL. XXIV. BIG STONE GAP, WISE COUNTY. VA., WEDNESDAY. FEBRUARY 23, 1916. No. 8 Community Health Work. The work of making the emit* miiuity ?f E ?-' Sion? < l<p innre Biiiiitury is Im.ininl; h marked Hucoess, und in im "f ilio Citi? zens IlliVO cXpr.I tlioniAelves us being w. Ii |.l?i.i who the wink. Soih? liiiyu even stated llr.it ii is i Im iiimsi important wnik which has Over heen ooo dueled in tho oolninunitv . Tin siicci'.-s is du? lufgely lo iho cn Oper.11 ohi Of ihl! people, and tin1 wnik eUii ?iiij ho success ful in any community wheii the people on operate with il in Iho fullest (legre?. < H it twti hon ilred und lifiy pci soils Intv? .ii ready been exiiiiiiiied fur in tcfltlhnl p?rnsiteH and a like number trouted und many cur? ed. Many euiiilurj privies have booh constructed and the natural rcrhill ?all I"' a groat improvement in health Inter. But, the most important thing of all is I ha! i In- people are lie* irig educated in the importance of taking proper care id' Ilio body discharges so as in pre? vent many diseases and live in a more sanitary way. Results may hot lie apparent all at once, but tin- i II'.-els will In- far fOnofi inn und will hoi only benefit tile community undertaking the work hut the whole County and State as ivell in the yearn to cohio. The wink has also jilst start ed in the second community of Crab Orchard (nour Coobiirn), where all indications point tq wtird it. being a success. Mr. (1. I'".. Uninbrick will take charge .if the emist ruction of sanitary privies in the second community for three weeks, while Mr. .1. W. (Quails take his place fur tltreii weeks at Hast otquo li ip. Vfti.-r 1-Vh. lOtli'i Dr. Win. S. Keister will have-charge of the w qrk in the Crab ?fcliUrd Community for from four to six weeks, niter which time he will begin the work in the third community chosen. In this way each com? hi Unity selected will have six sanitary privies and ample op? portunity for all persons to he examined and treated for in testiiial parasites. Lectures on different health subjects will also be given from time to time in the comoiiinities selected as well na in other parts of the county. It is the desire of those in charge of the work for it to become as great a success and reach as many people as possible. LITIGATION OVER liUCII ANAN LAND. Lyiiohburg, Va , l-'eh. 18.? The Big Vein Hoenhoiitus Coal Company,;u Went Virginia cor? poration which operates large coal properties in Southwest Virginia, has instituted suit in the (federal district court here against, the C. I, Unter Lumber Company, a Virginia corpora li?n, win.;!', is engaged in large lumber operations in Itiicliuiiail county. The complainant ttor partition is seeking to restrain tin- defendant corporation from building a lumber >r train ro.nl over its property tin the Horse Shoo bond of DimiiiiI creek j Lhichanun county; us well us to restrain the cutting ami remov? ing of timber.from the property. dlldue ||. c. McDowell has grunted at temporary injtiuc ? ion ordei in the litigation until February 28, and on thai dale at Koauo-te he will hear urgll merits for and against the pre petuation of the restraining order. Miss Myrtle Wolfe, ono of the fucuuy til I'. II. S is uoutined to Ii, r room with a grippe, hoi place being occupied by Mis Carnes, of Hig Stone Qap.?Leo County Sun. Big Suit Con? tinues. The damage unit of Itunii & : Company. oi tins place, against I Itincliurt ov II. iiiiw. Ol i luir. , hit li'sv ill'-, which iv.ih Com inctlCCll iii Hill I'riili-.l St I ION i'nun lu i.. mi Monthly, Kohrii .1 ri I till, i? ?tili in progress ii nil will llki'iy r<>ii-iiiii" tin' ivhole of tins week. There lire it huge iiumhcr ul' wiimsses un each M.le iiel ijllite a lllilllher of iheiii have nnl i. et Ii, ell Calle.I. Tins case, which is the hingest olle ever hehl in the court here, in volves a claim hy Ituun .v Com ptitiy- of $,'iO,0(KJ against KiiliJ liart .V DeuillH, who hail I lie cool met to const riioi i Im c t'. .V < i Kuilroail from Daute. Vir giniu, to Klklnnn City, Keii llicky, .ii el a portion of thu ion I was suhlet In I'unii & t'ompany. Who were IlllilhlO to complete their conti. iet anil tlirneil il hack to Hindun t & Dennis, who completed the work, charg? ing tin- cost of same to I'.unn ?V Company. The shi! grew out of Hi" claim of Muni ,\ Com puny that Kinehart ,v l>ennis , ehiirgeit them w ith more work than there was actually to he done ami failed to give them credit lor various items that they were entitled to huveoretl. il, fori H ich side have aide attorneys and they tire leaving iio stone unturned to suhstuittiulC the claims of their clients. The plaintiffs; Kuhn ,V Com ! ptitiy, are represented hv Hilllitt & ('"lialkley, ami (ion'. U. A. Avers, of 'Ins (dace, and ('ol ltowie, of Baltimore, while the defendants are represented hV ?illilge K M Cultmi and (>. M", Vicars, of Wise. P?StOFFCE HELD IN FAMILY 49 YEARS. Kreolin?, Va., l-'eh. |... A county postollice in Cuinber land .Mountain ktioWn hy llui mime of Osliiiriifs Hup, mimed from a notch or gap in t lie mountain, lias changed hands, after having heel) kept hy fa'li? ef and sou continuously nj the same she for t'orty-iiimi years, 'I ii., oilice was estiihlish'i'tl in I-ii'.. with ,lidill W'eslio, .'.win dal as postmaster. The ottloi] was on a star mule extending from Lehttilon, Virginia, to I'ikeville, Kentucky, a distance jlof seventy eight, miles t In- mum I trip heilig in a week on horse hack. Swindal remained in charge of i he i.Mice continuous ly from the date of its establish nioiik to I'.ltlo', thirty-four years when lie passed away. Then his youngest son. Kutherfori Hircharil Hayes Swindal, as. suincd charge of the nlliee which ho has hold since fill tin recent change of hands, Mrs. Koso I'liipps Moore, tie appointee, assumed charge n this oilice on the I Ith instant Opens Branch Here. l ie- \ .nice Motor Company, of Chilhowie, distributors fr>r Southwest Virginia of the Cord Ali.tor Company, will make l?g St one t i ap a hi anc II (list r lim I ing point for parts of Lei) and Wise Counties. They have tented the Carter huiiditig and the room adjoining it recently va CatlXl by the Singer Sewing -Miiehine Company, gilt! will op orato Choir hram-.h here under lh(< name of tin- M moral Motor Company. They will open a general repair shop for Kord Cars, and will carry in addition to the cars all kinds of Ford ac. cessories. Mr K. ? 1. t look, vice president of the Vuncc .Motor Comp my. will have charge of the hranch here, hut later he may appoint a resident manager. lie is ex? pecting a car load of cars here this week. Dc.ifncss Cannot He Cured b> lor.V] nr>i>t(cnllmi*. :t? ilir> <-.oin..t rrach Iii.- .1... .H. .1 portion ??: II..' "ir Thni' I? nnly <-:i? ul) i.- cur, ili-afnVa*. ami tlua la by rSMiailrutlonill oiiinl:.* Ereufnt'fta la ....... .I i.i in imlimol ii.tiiltllon or Hi.- mu coua Unit.ir ol <h.. Euatachlan Tubv When l tltla lul..' in Imbun. .1 yoli lt..v.* a riitnl.lltii: ?..iiii.I nr Imptrtn-t hr.lrlt.K. tin.I ?h, n It la ? ?title a .?.,??..! IMnfurai I? Hi' r.-ault. .inj mil... th? ItitlittimHllim <-an bo |nk?ti out an.l thia lob? reotorrd to lu normal comll Hon. Ii. inns- "III bo ilratri.)..! lor. vrr; nlno cna.j cul of lin nro tatia..! by o.uurrh. whlolt la ni.lhlhtt but tot n.it on..1 c..million or tho mlir?oa aurf.tr.a W? "Ml ?!?? On.. Ilumlro.l PUlara for any caa.* of l>.'.ifnoaa (cauao.l by c.il.irrlo that rann.li bei cure* by n.,ir> Catarrh Cur?. S*nJ for clrcuUra. fro.-. F. J. ?-IIKSKY * CO. Tn'-.lo. Ohio. flot.l by PrtuEgtata, fie. Take Holla Family Fills, for conatlpatloa. Judge Henry C. McDowell ;uicl Jury Before Whom the Case of Bunn & Company vs. Rinehart & Dennis is Being Tried. KiTTfXt:.? I.oli U, Klfjlit; II, YV Di.i.L'hettv I V Oarlm in.t... n fi MrlKnvoll, II. I.. Amlursliii, i: II lliirli,? 'i ' '? ? '1 S Mll.Vi; l.,n |.. _i|. ? v I i, .1 \ Camslx-II laM > Stills Cut Up. Successful Haid Made in Dickenson. ('lintiwooil Vn., Fob if, - ( >M February Mi and f>ih United Stales Deputy Marshal S. II. Itucltanuii ami Deputy Onllodior ti. F. .limes ami I'ossemeu A. I!. I .amluTi ami .1. II. Stiotiili, made a raile near Itirchlcaf, V.u.,'in Dickenson ciiiiiity ami; captured uvn large distilleries dost ru v i ng bot It Of thorn 1 iii". it v.as all,r. d belonged to big Charles Anderson, which was iiin- of t lie best uutijits nv<tr tittp. tiirejil in that eottnjv, and was Well equipped tu carry '.n th" business. Anderson is said to he um- id' t he oldest mo. 111 s Ii; no i s in that county, having escaped well heretofore. At the Ander. sou plant there was destroyed ah..lit "IO gallon* of beer, "ho sides all the m cessary equip? ment. The other plant ilestrovell I." longed to Kuller if rot Ii eis uiid there was enough mash destroy? ed to make ahotit I. tiu gallon* of heer, Harvey Fuller was captured with tins out til ami In ought here, where ho w is given a preliminary hearingdie fore United stale* i'.ii.iiii Hioiier yVI' Kosh, and he ing unahle to give bond Was locked up in jail to a wait t he licit i teriii (if ilie I ."lifted States ROLAND Ei CHASE. I nder the lieW apporl ionm -nt of del. gates to the Itoptibllenii! National ('on volition, to l?v' held in Chicago in June, jhli Slate of VTrgill.iil is . iifithlil I" oiily lifieen delegates to the. Convent ion, ii.stood of ( weiily Ionr as heretofore Tin- Slate will have four del.'rates at large, who will I... elected iii lloanoke on Starch Sill'li, tiifd, no doulii. I 'oilgressiiiah si- mp will he elected us o.,-. ,.t' - >,,-'.. four delegates ti I irjr*; I hen each of tie- ten , sieh il district's: in the State, v. :il have one delegate e.n i.. e.NCt'pi the Ninth (jOli^reSsiitlnij District, which is entitled I" t wo dele gates. 'I he line- and place of selecting the two delegates from tin- Ninth Coiigressioiiaf Disttict has not, up to this tine', been fixed. The tlisi i let con? vention will he lo ld .some place in t he disloict, most likel'v in March or April. We hav,. lieaid that former .Senator Ltolatiil K; Chase, of Dickenson county, will likcl) he a candidate to go lo the National (Jon volition as one of I he iw o delegates froin tlie Ninth ('..ngres-i.iii.il Dis? trict, ami, while we are not of the same political faith, we would like |o see 11 lit) selected as one of the delegates from (hi* district, as.he is a man of ability and would make a very ereilt fa hie delegates to Hie Na liomtl Convention, and he is especially popular in Itusscll county, where he has many warm personal friends of both political parties; who would he pleased to see lit ill honored by Oeing sent hy his party as a delegate In the National Con volition. Senator Chase has the distinction of haying carried BiissoU county by tin- htrgOsI majority over given for mi) ciimiiiiiile toi tin' Republican ticket When lie roe fur the Scuttle Ills |iiiijoriti in Kosscll county was uver jinn's In) curried i'Viiry precinct in the enmity. Then, ftirther, Senator Ohnso lioeit not belong to that chronic l<ederal oilice seeking part of llib Ueptlblionu party, who usually try to gt.il to lie dele gates i from Virginia rind the other Sue) hern Stales to the Republican National Oonveii lions. These ,,tlice seekers dt;. -lie it) go .1- ih'legales for 110 other purpose than to Curlier their ow n ambitions to get up as close in the pit) counter as possible, in the event I bill the Uopuplicun party is successful. Ilonaker Herald, January JT, Mass Meeting. I'he lo publicans of Wish Cottnty am hi re by culled to meet in M rtss Sleeting iil Stiltir ? lav . I'Vbni irv 2?j al J o'clock p. in. in tho Town Hall, Nor? ton. \'a., for I he pu rpo-e of clouting delegate and alternates';, to I he I Ifst Hot l 'on vent ion to be hohl at I'liluHki, March _>?>tll. ami ilso to elect ilelegatpH ami alternates to tie- Stale Coiijj v-eniiiih lo be hohl at. Itoilllok'e mi Mjireh ii'.nh; All Kepiibtieans are hereby; ie.ijucsted to be present ami I alee a part in - a ni nio.ct iilg. W I! Il.imilton, < omit v t 'bail inan Mrs. A. Li Wctljjc Dead. Mis A I, \Veilgo iiieil at lier houie hero last I'VUIa) iijortiing ill', till ill 11 ii l; moii -1 hau a V.eiti' wiili iiiborculiisis She is snr vivod bv a hiisbaiid ami two small children I'he body was taken lo I .? e I/mint \ Sat lirdiiy for burial The Teachers Entertained. Mrs, Sally A. f.ailev and ilaughle.. Miss Ja hot Lailoy. vyoro the hostesses of a very ,-n. joyilbl? inform il party. Satur? day afternoon, foi tin- facility of the public school, of which Ihev tiro members, ami a few friends. Progressive I.' uirl l.)|co was the mode of entertainment at three tables during the after? noon., in which Mrs. Sadie Lau ham won the prize, a kar metal silver picture triune, while Mrs. (leOrgo Taylor guessed nearest correctly the page in a I.k, at tl.e fourth table, which did not play Henri Dice; ami won the prize, a similar smaller frame. Al the close of the game a dainty delicious salad course was nerved at the tables to the teachers present, who were: Misses Itetta Thompson, Flora Line, Mitrgueritte Waller, Ol? ga Horton, Koberla Buck, tjiar ibel Locken, Mary Lou White, Nemo Vineyard* ami Mrs. Lan biini, i'he others present were: Misses Mary and Kli/.aheth Connor, Mrs. It, it. Alsover, Mrs. K. K. t ioodloe, Mrs. .). A. < hinter, -Mrs. A. .1. Wolfe, Mrs. i loorgn L. Taylor und Mrs. II. L. Lane. old newspapers for this office. sale at Radford Nor? mal Notes. D?ring next, week at the chapel period each morning tliere wijl be a Special song ser? vice, ami mi Tuesday morning the young ladies of the Kadford Normal Mosie ( loh will render a program consisting of nation? al songs with the history of each. I hi next Sunday night there will he a union song sei vice in which the pastors ami congregation ot each denomiii-j a ion in t ho city will par licipato. 10111111; the we-k there will he a concert by the young ladies of the Normal School and 1-0 a cohcort hy the children in the draining School in the first second, ami third grades All those exercises are under the direction of the Music Im? part im-n 1 . 1 hi Saturday night the girl-, held their annual Valentine Ian ty (or the benefit of the "Kidnor" in the livmuasiuin of the Normal. Several thou sands hearts were used in dec oral ion and the ev ening v. , spent in contests ami gUuien suitable for a le ap N ear I'arly. ! 'I he Senior Domestic Science Class entertained the Normal! faculty, the Training School teachers, and the teaching Seniors ut an informal Vnloti tine d o 1 on Friday itfttirii ion. Mr. Henry Oldys, of Wash? ington, l>. C . delivered boforti lie- students and faculty an nil ilre Ion "birds ami bird song last Tuesday. The lecture is one of a sere's that is given lo inspire in I he \ oling women who go out from this illstiIiittoil fis teachers a love and apprecia? tion of mil ill". Mr. tlldysj will also deliver some lectutos dilr ing the Sil miller Normal in duly. Last Friduv night Dr. -I. 1' Met 'onnell delivered an aitdress lutfore ih" School Improvement League al Floyd. Ueoeiit IV 1 commodious High School build? ing has hern . ..t itbjislicd al t htl'. place and the High School course if stmL strengthened; pioi, s,,,rs of Kdttcittio.ii of th vnrious Norm il School-, and o 1 In- ,' uiversii ies at t harlot te yillo tq discitss eijiii'tiii m it' 1 in c n net ion with the con so of Kduealioli .II. re,I in il. various normal Schools and th l im ersi! i"^ during the Hdiii Mai n Destroyed Hy l ire. A barn lieloiigiiig to W. II Hammonds, who lives hear tlih V. ,V S. W. depot, was d.'.striiy, ed by lire Stllillay night al II III o'clock. It is not known how the lire originatod, Il wtist dis? covered hv neighbors who lulr rii-iliy drove all liVo stock out beton.? Mr. Hammonds, who had n-1irial. was aware of it. A quantity of hay and coin was burned up. Several hog-. cal\es, a horse und a cow wiife in the barn at the time, and were barely saved by the quick work of (!. S. Ileatnaii, who 11ves ne?I by. Oil On Trial Trip: Newport Fews, Va., Feb. r.?. -The siipiT-d 1 eadnaughi Point sylvania, tie- largest battleship yet built for the United Stales navy , left the plant of (he New [pori News Shipbuilding and Drydnck Company today for j Kockiand, Me., to run the ot Hcial go vein men 1 speed endur? ance t rials. The fu st two days of the voyage will be devoted (to tests of the warship by her builders and the government runs will begin February J. wlth the standardization trial lover llin measured mile course oil' the Maine port. Thrown From Bicycle; I Gurftold Sword, foreman plumber for W. (i. Colitis, was thrown from his bicycle in the Cap last Friday afternoon, which resulted in Iiis face being badly cut up. The accident happened near when the rock crusher was located, where his w heel ran into a small hole in the pike throw ing him violent ly to the ground. He was rend, red unconscious for sev? eral minutes. Mr. Naff Weds. Mr. George K N.ill". formerly of Blountville, ami ilio von of Uoyi John I-;. Null", pastor of the Methodist church at Blount yille, aiol Mrs. N'alV, was mar ried at Cleveland, Tonn., Wed? nesday. Mr. NatT waseducated tit Kiiiory aiid lleny College, .iii.l is well known to many in tins section. The Knoxvllle Jmlrnlil ami Tribune had the follow ing account of his wed .1 mg in Ki idav's issue: Mi < i. ofge* Kakin XatT, of Chai lanooga, am! Miss l.uov Culion Bryant were married at ihn homo of the bride's parents oh ()cnoe street'. < 'levelaml, at eight o'ehk-k Wednesday even? ing, tie- ceremony heilig per? formed hy Hi- ttuv .1. K. No IT, father of the groom ami former pastor ? ?( ih" M I'., church, S.itith, here, assisted hy Dr. W. S Nelghbprsj present pastor of that ehiirch. The home was decorated in a color scheide el" pink ami green, i Inly the immediate relatives of the family and a few friends of the lul l.- w.-ro present. Kol lew ine, the w edding feast the hHide and groom left on the Memphis special for Atlanta and other Southern points.? Briste. 11 ? i al l t lourior. Will I'ut Muftccy as Chairman Says Slcmp, V\ iMiiugton, Keli. 1(1.?it is tniire tliaii prohuulti that T. .1. Miine. v . of Hi iinl county, will he Chosen temporary chuirimiu ? ?t Ho- \ trgiiilil State Kepllhli cm convention, which is to meet at Hoanoke nevi month. Congressman Slcmp expressed this opinion hole tonight. i 'ongrcsstiiiin Slenip's expres? sion ha- m..re than t he ordinal y significance, owing to the fact that Alvtih 11 M art in, National column to. niau. has heen in Washington for the past two day s mixing politics and lntsi 0 . iii conference with Stomp on politics, .not with some Bos lou Ciipitalisfs regarding the pi opo.sei) new railroad from Washington to Newport News. Several other persons from s nit In- est Vii ginittj among ih. in Si it.- S. nator llarinoii, K. 1 '. I n ICO ii nd <'. M . Si/.er, of C.iobuih, ami W. II Holly, of Big .Stone I i.ip, also dropped ill during tit" da\ ami took a hand al I ho poll I tea I discussion. I io- principal matters discuss? ed w et.- t l.e .11 n is ot Hitchcock lo corral doli .tales for Hughes for President, and the arrange in. nts for the Hoiinoke Coiivoo Mrs. Ciias. Wade Entertains Club. Nil-. ( has. Wade entertained tVt two tables the Tuesday uf ter iidou Hi i.Ige l 'lub at her home last 'I iliisdliy. I he members of the club are: Mrs i . I. I,"..we, Mrs. Wade Harrier, Mis. Sadie litlllliam, Mrs. I.. !'. Winston, Mrs. M. L. tlrahei'., Mr-. W. 11 Holly. Mrs. UeilVJ MoHsoll and Mrs. Wndo. Two members being absent, Mis. K. .1. Hrcscbtt and Mrs. dien, Bogurd were ivited to take ' their places for the afternoon. Mis. \\ ade serv< d U delicious tsfdad course a! I he close of the U. S Population Put At 101,208,315. Washington, D. C , Keb. lit,? l b" census bureau issued esti n.r.s of population for the United States as a whole and -ach Mate indiv idllully foe .Inly !. r.'l?, .lau. 1. !!<!?;, and luly I, According to the estimates, the population of the United Slates.Ian. I, was 101,'JOS, 3.1 '. an increase of more than - .inco the preceding July. The es! incite of popula? tion for duly I, next is placed at !02,017,:J12, an increase for the year of more than 1,000,000 No Normal for Big Stone Gap. Wh understand that it has been definitely settled that Big Stone Cap will not have any Summer Normal this year. Ahingdon is wanting the Nor? mal again, and the State Hoard of K location says they have no money to re-establish the Nor mid here. Had Ahingdon not I wanted the K.mory Normal it I would have been sont to Big Stone Cap.