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WRDNKSDAY, JUIA^IO, 1010 Vniili-.ln-.l Rv?V Wedbe*Uy by In* WlSli ('HINTING COMPANY. IwcurpornUHl tili UhUT N. KNIOHT, - Killtor. Ono Vonr. - OFl.OO Six Months, - ,50 Tliron Month*, - .26 Knien"1?! mvorilim: to pntlit rcgnlntioita at Iii?. pott nMco ?t Uli; Stone 0?p ?00 oml-olwu mallei ~ SPliliw^^ rtj qiioRted tu ntisorvu tlio tlnto printed on their mid roue slips, wliicli will keep thoin tit nil timos posted as tu the Onto of the oxpirntioii of ihoir sub scriptum. Protnpl mid timely attention 10 this request will stive i> 11 parties n great denl "f :l HliiiVltlH,i'._ Wo worn iho National Omird Inds ugniust tho rod headed widowtt nf Texus. A King run dirt 110 wrung, und ti Democratic president run <hi im right in Uoptihlicmi nj i s, Wnr is hud, 1.1 hi' sure, hut then ii t ilk oh iuio's mind oil such things us th>' 1 Irpol Trial. I Preparedness also includes not forgetting one's tooth brush 011 leaving for tho Hummer va? cation! This country is s., busy pre paring to swal I'm tanz i that tho ilv is oojin ing coinpitruli've immunity', Though ha v ing hut in 1II faith in the progressives, tin1 republicans ardently desire 1 heir works. It lo gins Is look as though the crowned beads of Knropc had grabbed a great big boar by tin- tail and doh'l know how to l.-t go Mexico is in 1 In- mental atii tIlde of 11 rebellions small boy, who is determined to sen bow fur ho can go before getting tlio spanking that bo knows will lie good for him Now indoor spur! for fat her: .Silting in (hi- old arm ehaii ami tolling what ho would do to Mexico if he were only twenty years \ Hunger. Fred llritton, who for the past liiuc months hits been con? nected with tho Phthe film Company, of New York; i spending the summer wild Ins parents, Mr. und Mrs. K. K ltrltion. Mr. llritton was re. cedtly seen in Jobnsou City in tho "Yioiigennee of Duii O'Malley*at tin- Majestic Theatre, playing with Miss 1'earlWliite?.lonosboro Herald. Trillium TWO LICENSE NUMBERS Automobiles Required lo Dis? play Two Automobile Tags. Under the requirements of the new law, which became ef? fective June 17th, autoinobil ists iu Virginia will bo required to display two State license plates <>u machines, one on the trout anil nur on the roar The law does not apply th tic own? ers of tho automobiles who oh tnined tin- licenses prior lojuiie 17th, bill all licenses procured sinco Juno 17th must lo- fnsteu ed on thu front and rear. The licenses paid before .lime 17th will require the display of a sincjh' plate. Grand juries in| the Stale are required to report all porsoiiR in their jurisdiction who own machines and on which licenses have not Isen paid. This money gin s to the highways and every dollar so pant means a foot of improved road in some part of tlie Strito. Slcmp Heads ihe Speakers' Bureau. Boanoke, \ a., .Inly 1 I. Mr. George I. Hart, secretary of the Stale BepnhliCllU commit tt'e, returned yesterday from Washington, where ho has b.eilii for several days assist im; the Republican congressional com? mittee in plans for th" fall cam? paign. Congressman Base, mi Slcmp, of \'irginia, is chairman of the speakers' bureau tif the committee. Mr. Hart Kays the committee.is getting the plans in shape especially lor t'.he Maine Congiessh)nal campaign, the election in that Stalte heilig held in September. The He. publicans now have three out ol the four ooiign ssiii.-n (nan Maine, and I hoy expect lore tain that number in the liext house. Britain Extends Black List lo United Slates. I.Ion, .Inly I - The Bi'il ish government tomorrow w ill publish a list of from 7(1 to so business Iii ms and individuals domiciled in l he United States, with which residents of I lie United Kiugdotn h're forbidden to trade. This will he (lie Ii ist nine that any American linns have been phi.I on l he statu lory list, which is better known as the trading with.the enemy act black list. All other ?.n 11ies have I.i represented on the list for some thue Another Tropical Storni Coming. Washington. .Inly 18 An other tropical storm has up poured apparently Central he tween Turks Island ami Nassau with a northward to northwest wtlrd movement, the liuriHiu announced tonight Owing to lack of reports it wan impossi? ble to i;i t tlelinite infoi in i' ion a- to ihe 'intensity or exact move].t of the distill banco, hut cautionary advices were is? sued this morning ami repealed tOlliglll [?MF Reduce your work as /ie does ^i&i? Cooking ihrer hij mcjls a day is haul wo?k at best) you should have a range thai makes cooking tji'ur. Ttw Maleatlc If huiil riebt: Irani pipe m t ili*^' leatQIC itatti iitla ttiicc t il alnirM. wit Unit:*; nf ? !i'?toL..UI'Jtlu- ( Uicr \t1Ui BL-. du t) i yttrm, ru' Malleable and Charcoal Iron Range fttrU'i. i'vrn ao.l rirvulati"... . Unllora belles beat wltli wlnlinuu hu-l. Ma),-ii,'i-e.i?^ luiie mure thnnnrtlmn ran m.Uitllu -~ mlba m>ikoteooklii(,n ii?rci UMIeaat IiwIumI repalra-wcara jean luncer. 1 Titelstrillion>llpopper hwtrvolriieftii ?nt,'r attjt.i, lly fo*Vr:t]c? n,.n. \. i. i v, :.,) . r lower* onto bcarj brace*; nun n.l Man level, eii.t, c loaj, when pulled oul Rm \i,|r?l\u,h v,llh?i,,vctul>liavi;aluiiimu[iil: ft 1 The health and happincsl of yhw ?hole family ii effected by the tinge you buy. Invettigate thoroughly. Before um buy any r?nge, come 10 oul ?lore and see the Sold by Hamblen Brothers Big Stone Gap, Virginia Gap Family Thanks Congress? man Slemp. Washington, Julj l" -1?Coil, grossman U. B. S|< nip hau re? ceived a letter <>l (hanks an I appreciation from tin- ?vif? ? ami family of a man in Big Stone (Jap, Va., who he since leded in having excused from the Vir giuia militia, which he intends In have 11 i>11? ' 1 When < lovei nor Stuart called oat tin- Virginia National tlunrtl this man lefl homo at Olicoto] join his regiment. Min wife and family of eiirht siuilll child run Rel to work at | once tu secure his release. Through friends they appealed tn Congressman Slump, who took the matter im with Secre? tary of War linker. Tint See i rut (try decided to make mi ex? ception of this ease inasmuch] as the man had eight very small1 children who required his pies once at home. I he letter ii.ive.l hy Mr. | Slemp today is signeil with llic name ,,f the wife and six of the j children The smallest two \\ ? re too young to write so jnsl a Hi x cd an "x" beside theirl mine ?. The youngsters signed I their names according to ilioir nges, starting with tile oldest at the top just billow the moth-! m s. Tin? letter reads as fol? lows: " We, ench and till, desire to thank you for securing the re? lease of our husband ami fallt-, er from military doty . We are put riot jc, a r,d hope that some of us may have Die Opportunity I in show ii in rendering service,I but wii feel that men with I nge depi ndeiil families sle.nl.I net go until needed. W e thank ydii und wish ytiki may be generous. I\; rewarded I'm' your kindness to us. We shall always re member \ on." Tie above eviillMlijy refers In ] the family i if I! IC I fa kor. how of Winchester, I\y:) well I; no wii in the ( inp; Mr Bilker having beeil exetis. .1 (loin duly wpli I Vn111p:111\ II just as the Com? pany Was leaving lor tin: bur I' lood I oil in ami At omul Ashcville Ash, ville. .N I '., July Is. As nearly um coli Id be est i mat? ed the net 1-pSllltS ol i lie ll.I iii Aslieville and vieinitv wer,-: Six lives hi t. Sixiy residences wiishi d I-'' ulr h u ml rt d |.pie hoilic T ivelve hiiiidre I witlloiil em. ploy iiiejil Twenty-live industrial plants partially desl rhy i d. t oinpli'ie tie-up of railroad t rtllllC V. it ll Olio except Ion. Property loss ,*|ii,inni on. W ot k ei s ii.tlon mill- ainl lumber plants in Buncombe, Henderson, ami Madison coun? ties an- being ear. .1 lot hole. Sharks Brought in hy Gulf Slicam Curve -New jViirk, July Is ,-The gm I streum has curved toward the coast and wnh the temper? ature of the WMtei1 at 71 degrees, lish of i very variety soon will abound in the waters adjacent in Long Island, i* the dpion etleled lo explain the presence of sharks along tin- North At? lantic seaboard by Cuptnin William Jensen, of the United T'rtlil steamship t alainar.a, which arrived ben- today. 'The liiirk Martha, which ar? rived today fr?nt Bio Grande del Sul, reported that she sight? ed n School of about lOO (.barks ..IV Klrd Island yesterday. Bruised When Trains Collide A w.-st bound freight train of tlii)Virginia ami Southwestern Uuilrond yesterday at noon collided with an I. iv N freight train near St. Charles, the ini pact slightly damaging the two engines ami bruised \'. .v s. W. Conductor A. C. Barker, of Appalachiu, according to re ports received in the I lap. V V S. SV, train number four w as delayed one ami ..tie.half hours hy liio collision. A report received here early in the afternoon that t wo brake had been killed Was declared to be without foundation. Bi? Red Oak Log. One of the largest red oak log ever cut in this section was turned out of the McCorkfe saw? mill near Dante on Friday of hist week. 'The log measured live feet four inches at (be small end. 'There were four logs cut on', of the tree, measured over 1,000 foot of first class lumber, or (io'.; of tho tree Base Ball Standing of the League. \\ Big Stone < lii|< 7 tS11?n<*ui? ? . .'> Appuhtcliin i Keokoe Norieii J Dorchester .1 Big Stone Gap Meets Their First Defeat of Season. Tint gnmo scheduled between Big St.)ne i lap ami Stnnega for last Sit til r<l il v was postponed on account of rainy weather, anil ?Inj i ll oir here yesterday after? noon . The result was tile loeiil team met their llrsl defeat i f tin. season, after winning seven Htriiighl gnmes, the St-mega boys succeeding in shutting them oul by a score of "J ton. (lerard ami Wright, who op. posed ? aclj other in tin- Ith of .Inly game were on Ihe molilld again. Hi)til sides were retired in older fur tivoilinings.Stone!,- i o|ieued tlie sixth with derail! fanning Winters tripled to right Jackson walked. Not? ion fumbled Carter's sharp grounder at short letting Win tors score. Cartel- was thrown out Iryiltg to steal. Cmssley doubled scoring Jackson but was out tr\ ing for thud, 'the locals hit i lerard hard hut could not drive t he hall into safe ter? ritory. ST< ?NKtl \ M. t; .nil, \. II I .iL Uli ' C..tli i '.'I. It., IHII..II ltCl uilly, il VV ,, la ,, I'.. ?- I l or Sale at Half Price. Kighl -I.i rosidi'iice in t 'a.h-t. ioifiiwiii bii'j tin- hon-,, if -..id at mice for ciVsh, K. lt. I lenity, I 'rawfonl, Nebraska. V. & S. W. Offices Will Re? main in Bristol. Bristol, Va., July Is In i|j rect coutrniliclion to the rumors and reports current last week that tin- genertll ollices of the Virginia ,v Southwestern Bail, way would be moved from Bristol ami made a part of the Southern Bailway ollices in Washington, information was received last night from a high authoritative source in Wash ingtnn that "tin re will he no change whatever" in tliebfltccs here. The information received dis counts j lie information received froiii Washington on Saturday 111A ( there would be a few changes and ihe report circu? lated in tin- * lap that the ollices would he removed and thai the Virginia & South western would he known hereafter a* "the Bristol division of the South? ern." The news will be received here with pleasure mil only by the people mil connected with the V. .V S W , but nlso by Hie imiplo.l ecs of the road, if the expressions of regrol at the I possibilities of removal arc an I indication. Bridge Luncheon. Miss Minnie l-'ox entertained v.-ry delightfully Friday fore? noon from eleven to one o'clock with two tables at bridge fol? lowed by luncheon) compli? mentary In Mrs BhodcsShuck ; It-ford, who is spend ing t he sum. mer in the (lap. The first prize, a picture, was won by Mrs. .Inn. IV. Chalk ley, and the booby, a picture frame [by Miss Kugonin Bnmgardnor. Miss Fox's guests were: Mrs. Shnckleford, Miss Bumgurdnor Mrs. Ohnlklny, Mrs. I'rennen Miss Mitrguorile Dronneu, Mrs Horace l-'ox. Mrs. Robertson Mrs. A. II. Beider ami Mrs Taggart, for luncheon. ? I. IV. 1 S7.I 717i ?I .:!:(? Vit It' II l'i a r n rn - ii l; Ii k . t j LOOK! LOOK! LOOK Our Motto is giving nil we can for what we get?instead Retting all w c call for what we U'vu Mnnutncti We have thirty years practii c in stone work ami can make m ,],, any Monument, al Worl; il, sired jjgj., it the 1 11 w e s t It price. foo 2Vas?*or? Sons * R??LHSV1LLE. TENN. lush mart all k cttpu kitttl ami drop SI.Ill von ml of having to make a selection rroui two or lltreopieci id as tin- average, ?gent carries. w? c.un show yon am in.Is ..f material suitable for m..mi.ntnl Btock. We hie of explaining anything tihoul flrtinitcnr Mnrhle ..f L.-t its call on voll hin! chow ami deinonslrute the g ..ark and save von the agent's commission. If inter. ii- a card ami we will call ..n v..it Wo have en ? i.f th<- host work in Lee nml Wise Counties, it wont aiivthing Iii look. W.- make toi ms to suit ihr bu.vi<r. Yours very respectfully, I < > i: MiiVOk iV >s< > S? . sof nml any .ails t.,1 iiieij ^?ME1AL SHINGLES vfclB ^f^i; , - JAvi?'r.olved'ourroof ( problem. I?, We are JArough WHh y \JciAs G/itfrepairs mid ?t/rM?use is ////proved m appearance. THE STORMPROOF ROOF For S.t /<.? by JOSHUA .V JOHN P; MULUNS. Big Stono Cap] V,i. ?IFAIR $50,000.00 R IC?H HON D $25^00TO0 JnPr^ea Oef;9to 14\ 1916 w^reeShowi. Bigge^BetferrGiieater than Ever Single Farm Exhibits A big appropriation in i|>KtalailJeO|inMa?ver .out abov'6 uhlnl prize:.. this in ttiesnull-farrii owner's year. If you own .in acre don't f.nl to exhibit something. Itelh ?ix?! [at ma not exhibit in,; this year, Write for Premium Cntalog. r r e m l u m s for Horses, Cattle, Sheop, Swine, Poultry, Farm Products, Women's Work, Etc., Etc. County Exhibits 'A large special .ipj>n? pri.it ion h.ci beeil ntade hy the StAtr l^rinlature lor County ICxhibiU ovi i ant] above usual lib ?-r.il pr./.-s. More County Exhibits thaneverl Don't allow y?ui I'ouafy to lie lett out. tot busy NOW! Write tor Premium Catalog. _ Virginia Slate Fair Association, Richmond, Va. Picnic At Highland Park. Mrs. R. W. Molly and cbil-1 drpn, Mrs. K, L. Ori/.or and I Mrs. S I'. Miller, of Appnln Ichia, ticcompnnied hv their guests, Mrs. Bartlv, Mrs. llar lwood and Miss Sheets, all of Augusta County, nonrStnunton, drove down t<> the (lap Thurs? day morning, and were joined Iherd by Rev. .1. B. Craft, and proceeded to Highland Park. 'above the V. iV S. W. where they spent the day picnieiiig The qmiutitv of chicken bones l. ft mi Lev. t'rnft's pint'' nflor dinner, which had be<n hr..tight in large baskets, goes to prove that Rev. Martin and Rev. Wagner are not tho only i ministers in the (Jap who are fond of chicken, \va'nt'ed7~ A few pupils in Expression jhv competent instructor from i Washington, 1). (' Terms rea isonahle. Miss Elizabeth Ag"1'. Big Stone (lap, Va.