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WKDNKSDAY, MAY 1?, 11)1? Published Kvcrr Wednesday by the WISE PRINTING COMPANY. Incorporated OILUEHT N. KNIOHT; - Editor. Onu Yonr, - ?I.OO Six Months. - .GO Throo Months. - .26 Rnlerad according t.> postal regulation* ?t the poet office at Iii?: Storni <:uk* olid-class mstter. SUBSCRIBERS urn earnestly ro quested to obsorvo the dato printed on Ihoir nddross slips, which will koop thorn at all Ihnen posted os ti> tho date of tho expiration of thoir sub? scription. Prompt and timely attention to this request will Bavo all parties a great deal of annoyance. A lot of people make a noise, but only a few ore ever heard. Incidcntly, however, clean up week hIioiiIcI ho three hundred nml sixty-live days long. Scientists are now making war material nut of about everything but wind. That, however, iH eternally mortgag? ed to the politicians. We advocate preparedness in this shop. We are prepared to receipt subscription hills six days in the week, and if yon can't get around in the six days we'll grali it on Sunday without batting an eve or turning a hair. All previous records for earn? ings by the United States Steel Corporation were surpassed in the first quarter of the present year, according to thcdetuilod statement fur that period. To titl.earnings anionntod to $iiO, 713,024, net income to $61,218,r 650 and surplus for the quarter to $32,S54,173. These figures compare with the previous high record made in the quarter im mediately preceding of ;1 780 in earning*, $10,863,786 in net income and (!2Jj;itiO,t!02 in surplus. Never was there a time in the history of this country when the people at large were as CoVstaill and inveterate road era of newspapers as they are today, and this is especially so in the matter of newspaper advertising. People who a few years ago would hardly look- at titi ndvertisomont now digest ovpry word in it, and they do it witli a purpose. The human mind is broadening and ox' panding and becoming more liberal. It demands fond, and particularly that class of food that conserves the financial in? terest of the reader. And the well worded advertisement ap. peals directly to every well bal? anced mind. It points the way to economy. And the wise bus iliess man advertises accord, ingly. Civic League Notes. It Isn't Your Tu? n It's Yuu. If yen want to live hi the kind of > town Like the kind of s town you like, You needn't slip your clothes in a grip And start on a long, long hike You'll only lind ?hat you left behind. Kor there's nothing really new. It's a knock to yourself when yon knock your town. It Isn't your town- it's you. Ke*l towns ate UOl made by men afraid best somebody else gets ahead; When every one works and nobody shirks You can raise a town from the dead. And If you can make your personal stake, Your iielghlsir can nuke ?ne, lpoj Your l..\>n will Is- what you want to sec: 11 isn't your t<iwn?It's you. Clean up day (Tuesday) in Gloiicoo Cemetery saw numbers of men, women nod children btlSy taking, hoeing und n.|. ing unsightly spots in the ceme? tery, Slimy neglected giave and sections of the comotery ovcigrowu with shrubbery rind weeds were cleaned up and put in good shape for the summer. Tlio fountain circle lias booh planted within the past ten days with a border of forty-two hardy hydrangeas. The plot, itself, has been sowed in COW peas which will he turned under in August and sowed in grass. Those who have had experience with the poor soil of the ceme? tery are watching the experi? ment of lirst sowing il ill cow peas with much interest. Incidental to the Annual Oleaii Up Day before the vijil of the Boosters, the League wishes to thank everybody who helped in any way, particularly Mr. Comp; toll for two teams furnished gratis .lohn Straus, colored, for sending bul ton iris nl reduced rates; Messrs. Polly, Burgess, Wilt, Mullihs, Payne. Mack Patton and other business men along Wood avenue who contrib? uted lihniicinlly towards paying help out ploy od. The League greatly enjoyed a sluut talk by l>r- Winston, of Aslieville, Nl <\, at its hist meet? ing. Dr. Winston spoke with authority on the nienn.f flies and IllOStplilos to the health of the town. To Double Electric Plant In Lcc. Bristol, Va., May 0.?Tho Electric! Transmission Com? pany, operating in the South? west Virginia coal fields, with u central power plant at St. Charles, in Lee County, after having doubled its first unit of installation, has now purchased machinery ami is planning to double the present capacity of its plant. This will soon lie oho of the largest central power plants in the milling regions of the country. The present in. crease is to take care of mining operations in Wise county and across the Cuiuborhinds, in Knsiorn Kentucky. Consuming slack coal, stub us is unfit far shipping, the Company is aide to produce electric power at a very in significant cost. The plan is to eventually string transmis? sion wires southward over the nine Bulge, in the Carolina mill districts, thus transmitting electric power to the cotton mills, rather than limit heavy trains of fuel over the moun? tains. This idea originnti d with B. L. Dulaney, a wealthy Bristolian, who constructed the first unit of the plant, hut who has sold control of this plant and also control of valuable coal deposits in Black Moun? tain district to a by-product corporation, c o in p o s u d of Chicago, Pittsburg ami Syra? cuse capitalists. EVERYBODY wants to save money ===== On ??=-:?=== Groceries ? EVERYBODY who trades with us =?-= DOES ^- - save money on Get in on the savings yourself. Witt Grocery Company Big Stone Gap, Va. Help for Bronchial Trouble and Cough '?roley'a Hon*y and T?r Compound act! more llko b food then a nicdlclr.e." Mr. Will a. itlchmond. Inglcwrood. Calif., i:n> rs:?"I wish to recommend F'oley a Honey and Tar Compound as It has greatly bentfltted me for bronchial ti ii la irtu cough. It acts so well in harmony with nature that It Is mer.a like i food than a medicine." Kotey'.s Honey and Tar Compound lias p wonderfully uuirk way of i;oothliiR and healing In" raw tickling run-race or tin- throat mid bronchial tubes. 11 rases the KrhllirsH over the rliesl. rnlscs the phlecni easily, and helps the stubborn racking cough that la no cx i : : ? and weakenlni;. It Is the brut medicine you can buy. and better than anything you can make. Cor eotichs. colds, spasmodic croup, who,,pine cough, la grippe and bron? chial coughs, hoarseness, tickling throat and stuffy wheesy breathing. It contains no opiates, and In acceptable to the most sensitive stomach. ? ?* Kvpry user 1? a frlontf. Mutual Drug Company l?i Sinne liap. Va. Koanokc Wants to Get Train? ing Camp. Richmond, Va., May 0.? Final selection of tin- annual training cninp for the officers i>l the \ irginia Volunteers was left liuduy by tho military board, winch mot in the oflluj uf t he Governor to discuss this \ and other matters pertaining toj the State's military utliairs. ti> Adjutant Gonorul \V. W. .'sih' Menibers of the board, however, indicated that tho j choice should bo bei ween Ronnoko and Virginia He: oh Steel Cars Arc Leinp; De? layed. Hontiokei Va., May H. ? Kor| the past two months the Nor? folk ami Western has been busily assembling material for 1,000 new nil steel coal cars, with a capacity of ninety tons each* and for eight mountain type passenger locomotives. Several of the locomotives are now near completion. Work on the great order of | coal cars has been delayed ow? ing to the dilliuiilty of assemb? ling steel and other materials, j which officials suy were never] so hftrd to get or so expensive. Several months will elapse yet | before the cars can be Com? pleted. NEWS ON THE LINKS. The third match game of the Handicap tournament for the Spnldiug Cup was played olT lust week; the remaining eight was played nlf by Slonduv. Much interest was taken in these match games, as the win? ners will tlli-et in the semi linals, and the order in which they played were as fol? lows: liu) lor Ifianehard and .1. I". Hilllit't, .1 It. I'ricc and K. L Parks, M II Gr?ber and .). W. I iuu'ti 11. B. VOX and I), B. ! Say The following four remain? ing members, winners of tho third mutch will play in the BOitli-tiuuls some time this week, and each mutch game promises lo he a close one and hard fought as the winners will piny for the cup at an early date: Kavier lllutichiird and .1. W. Haut, and ,1. I?. Price and I". It. Savers. REVIVAL" MEETING Hev, Kreuch Wilson, who re. I COhtly closed a very successful rex ivol at the Church of Hod hi I Cadet, has decided to hold a revival in town, and has erect d a tent near the Minor Build? ing for this purpose. Services, which coiniuonccd Sunday night, are being conducted by [toy, Wilson at present, but he will later be assisted by other prominent divines of tins faith. A cordial invitation extend? ed to everybody to attend these I services. CORRECTION. We hnvo it loiter from W. M. II.I, of Kasl Stone <iap. who says thai ili<' report published, in this paper, (hat he followed Oharles Diekensoii lb Wamplor's store vvhett IUcy hail their trou? ble some week-- ago; is incorrect. lie says thai they agreed to go to Wnnipler lo got hini to do Bomb tigering for them, and that he did not follow him. We take pleasure in making tlii~ ' "ire. lion of our report and assure Mr. Hood that we have no desire to put him in it false light in the least. Afternoon Tea. On Monday afternoon Mrs. I. 0. Taylordolightfully entertain, od from three-thirty to six-thir ty in her npartmehta in tho Touraine Flats the ladies of the Touraine ami their guests. Later in the afternoon Mrs. Taylor served delicious ' re frushmotus, consisting of salad, sandwiches, potato chips and icq ten. Those present were: Mrs Q, Roganl and guest. Miss Mary Doty, of Lancaster, Ky.; Mrs. Rnvmond 0. Harris and guest, Mrs. Clement L Harris, of Bal limoro; Mrs. K. II. Masters and guest, Mrs. Lyn Rogers, of Johnson City; Mrs. BVed Gib? son, Mrs. Shuuk, Mrs H. J. Burtiuctt, Mrs. J: H. Mathows, Mrs I). I'. Hyatt and Mrs. [. C. Taylor. Wise County Man Pardoned. Richmond, May :t.?Tohias Chaliu, convicted in Wise conn ty in April, 1915, and sentenced to two years in tlie penitentiary for felonious cutting, was granted .a pardon today by Gov? ernor Stuart on application of the prosecuting attorney,former Common weaIt h*s Attorney Hod son. NOTICE. In the future no orders for checks w ill he accepted except on pay days, and then only when presented to the foreman in immediate charge of work w here lime is made (1. W. SCOTT, I'.l 20. County Superintendent. Pat etil-Teachers' Association. A meeting will he held at the school auditorium on Saturday, May 13th, al three o'clock, to organize "A Pareht-Teachdrs' Association." The object of this associaitioii is to improve? conditions in llio school by fos? tering co operation between the home and the school. Any per? son interested in the aim of the association may become a mem? ber, and it is earnestly hoped that every parent ami teacher will come out and help organize this very important branch of school work. Mrs. Mary 10. Taggart and little grandson, Arthur Foster, arrived in the Cap Saturday morning from New Mexico, where they will spend some? time with Mrs. Taggart's sons, Ralph Taggart, in the Cap. and Jack Taggart, at Keokee. More than a hundred car loads of lard have passed through the (lap over the 1,. & N., Wtllitn the past, ten days, eh route from the western pack ing houses to Norfolk, from which port il will he shipped to Kn gland. Mrs. < Mho Mullein, w ho has been spending several weeks in the Cap with her parents, Mr: and Mrs. J C. Munsev, since her operation al the Ahiugdoo Hospital, returned to her home in Greenville, renn., Thursday. Mark Woodard, who has been spending several weeks in the Gap with his aunt, Mrs. J. G. Milosey, left Friday for the University of Virginia, where he will spend a few days before returning to bis home in Texas. Miss Myrtle Strong, of Fast stone Gap, was operated on by Dr. J. A. Giliner Monday morn", ing at the home of I. N. Jones. Although the operation was of a very serious nature the pa? tient is rapidly recovering and will be oil' a few days. She is under the care of Miss Mary Connor, of t bis blade. PelOr Wolfe. Jr., entertained a few of his friends at the mov? ing picture show Saturday night, after which they return ed to bis home, where they played Rook, and Mis. Wolfe served delicious refreshments. Those in the party Were: Misses Grace Long, Nell, Edith am! Ethel Van G order, and Mrs. Sadie Lahharri. Do you remember Paul (iil more who recently appeared hero in his own production, "The Havoc?" Ilo is now featuring in a popular photo? play, "The Shrine of Happi? ness," a five part Gold Booster Play, which will appear nl the Amuzu Theatre tomorrow night. 1 Joe Minor, of the firm of Joe I Minor ami Son, makers and ! erectors of tombstones ami I monuments, spent several Jays j the past week in the (lap put ting up 801110 work done by them. A large number of the tombstones and monuments in .the cemetery here were erected by this firm, which does first class work in every particular. Cold Comfort For Hot Days When the sizzling hot days come, its necessary to "keep thc family food pure, cool and clean. You can buy a refrigerator here that will suit your needs-- t,istc,s ---and pocket book, and you can be absolutely sure that it will keep the food entrusted ]U care pure---fresh--cool and clean. Besides they will actually cut your ice bills clown to at least one-third. Why not call and sec them. I-Ioia^fol^iTL Brotliens iliix Stone 0<?i>, "V?. South-West Insurance Agency Incorporated Fire, Life, Accident and Casuality In surance. Fidelity and Other Bonds Real Estate and Commission Brokers. Mcoiii Ini?rtnorit Building BIG STONE GAP. va Make thc ltestlteincdy.it Home 128Tcaspoonsful for50< ts, If everything was sold in as liberal and fair a manner as the below named drug? gists are selling Schlffmann's Now Con? centrated Expectorant, absolutely no cause lor complain! or dissatisfaction could possibly arise from anyone. These druggists say "Buy a bottle of this rem? edy and try it for Bronchitis, Whooping Cough, Severe Cough, Croup or any Bronchial Affection, anil we will return your money, just the same as wo do w ith Schlffmann's famous Aslhmador, if it docs not give satisfaction, or if not found the best remedy ever used for any of these complaints." Why not lake ad? vantage of this guarantee and try this medicine, and gel your money hack, rath? er than buying another purely on the exaggerated claims of its manufacturer 01 on the strength of testimonials from others and run the chance of getting something worthless and also wasting 'Our money? In buying this remedy, besid.- cur ing an absolute guarantee of its i from these druggists, you also gi ? eight limes as much mcdicini would in buying most any of ihi ? Id fashioned, ready-mndo kinds, whii h jiver age from at lo 32 tcaspoonsful, Is 50c worth makes a whole pint (I! t. .? spoonsful) when mixed .it hon simply one pint of sugar and one I of wah r. This remedy positiv. I not contain chloroform, opium, rnof) hii ?> or any other natcotir. It is pleasant to take and children are fond of it. You will be the sole judge, and under tin-; guarantee absolutely no risk is run in buy? ing this remedy. Druggists every where are authorized to sell it under t! guarantee as Scliiffmarih's famous Aslh? mador of "Money Back" if not perfectly satisfactory. R. J. Schiff matin. Proprietor, S lim Paui, Minn. Guaranteed here by Kelly Di iinCompany Amuzu Theatre TOMORROW (Thursday) 1 Jackie S?under? and Paul Gilrtiore IN The Shrine o! Happiness 5 Part Gold Rooster Play Admission: 10 and 15 cents 3Pi^.nsro RECITAL By High School Pupils from the class of Miss Nemo Vineyard School Auditorium, Friday Evening, May 12th 3:15 O'clock .lo Ohl Black Joe do?Thine Own Delia Collier. I Sol,, .fifth Nocturne . Virginia Baker I Vocal Soh. -My Laddie .Mary Skeeii. >lo Sextette from Lucia IUoiii/.etti). Lueilo Martin. i>h>?tirand Vnlse Caprice Edith Van Obrtli I Solo -Obod NiKht. Duct?The Witche s , Solo?Caroles IVAmonr iry Blair Martin, ecu ami I loiothy Owen, Lillian Wolfe. Man Baker. Iti Trio?Kustle Dance . Etlilil Van (iorder, Mary Baker and Kthel Van (Iorder I s?h) Ai-ntKs,,,,,..Meyer-llel.il Edith Ballard. olo-ItaltttnScrenodc.Mftyhl Dorothy Owens. i Vocal Trio -Coin., Where tho billies Bloom. Thoiiii Mary Skcon, Mr,. I. C. Taylor and Miss Vineyard. o - II TrovetoretVerdi).Arranged by I Ethel Van (iorder. 6 Last Ilm?). Bruce Skeeil, I Chorus -Caledonian Crodla Sonic ..Oottschn Dvorak-Sib