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WKDNKS?AY, JULY 26, 1910 Publmliinl Kvtr/ Wednesday by Ui? WISE PRINTING COMPANY. tncnrpurtkl*il. uilukii r N. KN1QMT. - Kdltor. Onu Y?i?r, Six Months, Thrtio Montlis, si.oo ,do ?* .25 Knlcrcl arconlliiK tu poiiUl reg nl Kt I. ?i tlio pont-nffloo at Illy; fllone liaii as tea otnl-claaa matter. SUBSCRIBERS nro onrnoBtly re? quested to obnorve tlio dato (irintoit on their address slips, which -will keep llioui at nil times posted nB to tlio dato of tho ox pi ration of their bu1>-' Boriplion. Prompt and timely attention to this roquost will Biive nil parties a great deal of annoyance. _ Latest News From the Front Under dote of July 24, 1010, tho Post hu? it telegram from Capl. Bullitl, which gives us the latent hows from our hoys in Brownsville. Tho text of the telegram is as follows: "The health of the regiment is line except for four cases of measlos in Company K, all segregated. Company 11 all well. The weather is very hut during the day, but n consistent breeze from the gulf makes the Il9ttt more endurable than it would bo in Virginia. Th? nights are delicious. There bus been no ruin for n week and the dust is now our chief trouble We are Inking leu mile hikes and will Soon increase to sixteen. Ap? parently* fixing for long stay on the bonier. All are in line Bpirils except the married men. These are hoping for release from foreign to honte bondage under recent order. How we pity them!" dpt. Btillitt's sarcasm re? garding the release of the mar? ried men from "foreign to home blindage" will cause a respon? sive grill in the (lap where many anxious wives think lliul they, themselves, are the Olios to be pitied. Robert Bruce Lands Splendid Position. The World News,of lioanoke, v*u., hits an interesting article in its current issue relative to H. II. Hi uce, formerly of this place, who has just been ap? pointed engineer in charge of the building of the twenty-live miles of macadam road lo be constructed with the proceeds of tho $126,000 bond issue re COIltly voted ill the Sulein magisterial iistrict, Mr. Bruce also becomes superintendent of roads in tho Salem district. The Wot Id NewH goes on to nay, "Mr. Bruce is ii road engineer ni experience, having recently superintended the extensive System of roads built in Wise county, lie was highly recom? mended by the State Highway Commission and by the Konti uke county branch of the State Itoudliuildcrs' Association, lie entered immediately upon bis du lien unit will move his family to Sulein shortly." Dr. Kennedy to Consult Specialist. The friemh of Mayor I. N. Kennedy have been apprehen? sive regarding the seriousness of the accident which befell him when ho was hit on the head by II pitched ball during the game with Tuvures on July 4. and many have advised him to consult a specialist, since his suffering did not diminish. Ac? companied by Dr. M. M. Han num. he left yesterday for At lama, where thov will consult the most eminent surgeons of that city. Dr. Kennedy had a very close call, and no doubt hud the bull struck him lower On the temple ho would have been instantly killed. Aftor consulting physicians in Atlan? ta, his 'condition permitting, Dr. Kennedy will go to Virginia on n visit of several weeks. The above clipping is from a Eustace, Florida, newspaper. Dr. Kennedy is a brother of Mrs. M. K. McCorkle, of this place, ami wus in town tho last of tho week, having joined a motor party us far as Knox viile. He left Sunday night for the South. Many people ro member Dr. Kennedy as n boy iu the (Jap before the family tnovod to Florida. Dance. Tho most delightful dnnce of tho Benson wo? given by tho young inon of the Gap Friday night in the Armory. Tho tmiBic which was oxcojition-il? ly good was furbished by the Big Stone Gup Band, and they were called on repeatedly for enchores. Punch was served (luring tho evening. Among those thut attended wore: Miss Clara Bind;er, of Washington, and J. W. Qauty Mrs. Bright, of Columbus, with ?lno. Fox, Jr., Miss Mahelle Peck with 0, O. Bell, Jr., Miss Jimio Stomp with B. K. Casper, Miss Margaret Miller with Donald Proscolt, Miss Bntli Prescott with Stun McCluon, Miss Louise Goodloo with Vivien Mousor, Miss Jens Mc Corklo with Mr. Pickend, Miss Virginia Beverly with Mr. Skeely, Miss Julo Bullitt with ('has. Richmoud, Miss Christine Miller with Paul Qiindry, of Stonogn, Mrs. C. F. Camp with Henry McCormick, Miss Min? nie Fox with Mr. Clay.' Chap eroncs: Mr. and Mrs. .). I,' Mc? Cormick, Mr. and Mrs. W. II. Robertson,.\lr. and Mrs Blinklo ford, Mr. and Mrs. K brennen. Stags: Byron Bhonds, Jno. Al? len Good loo, Bugg, Carter. Powell, Gainns, of Stonoga, Lnrio Miller and L. T. Winston. CONTEST CLOSES JULY 29. Herbert Brown, of Company H, Ranks Among Lead? ing Candidates. Members of the local militia wish to coll attention 10 the fact Hint Ilm voting coolest for the motorcycle which in now on exhibition in the show window of Kelly's Drug Store, will close on .Inly 29th iiml anyone having votes for same will please turn them in liefere the closing dale. Herbert Brown, a member of Company II, is the candidate for this locality and according to (lie standing of the di(Torent candidates recent? ly posted, ho ranks among the leaders in the number of votes secured. Anyone h a v i n g coupons or tops of cigarette boxes will please not hold them until loo lute, but hand them in ill mice. If young Brown is successful in getting this motor? cycle it will he sn|.I ami the money derived therefrom will lie added In 'be mess fund of Company Li,which is now doing duty on tho border. This conies! covers the counties of \\ i o, Hoc, .Scott and liussell. Negro Cut With Knife. Hue probably to a grudge thai had existed between two negroes here for some lime, Charlie Morris was suddenly attacked by Finmifl Witteu burgor in the home of Henry Bradley Saturday afternoon mid severely cut with a knife. Cue stroke of the knife nearly severed his nose while the Oth? er cut was made on the left arm above the elbow. After the tight. Witlonbtirgur took High! and was chased for some time by Policemen Marshall Belcher and N. B. Collier but they were unable to locale him. Morris had gone to Brad ley's home,which is in the south sidi of town, on business and with out uny warning whntevni Wittonburgor suddenly appear? ed in the room, attacked him with a knife, and began slash, ing lit him before he could do anything to prevent it. Wit teuburger has a bad reputation and everything possible will be done to capture him. V ANOVER?SKEEN Miss Nellie Vunover, one of thu graduating class of the Big StOne Hap High School hist year, was married on Wednes? day of last week to OrviUe Skeon, of Castlowoods, Va., Rev, w. s. Patton, of this plnce, an uncle of the groom, otliciating. Tho brido is the step daugh? ter of J. B. Diilttooy, of this place, and pas many friends in the Gap. The groom is a pros? perous young farmer of Russell County. Mr. and Mrs. Skoen loft Wed? nesday afternoon for Castle woods. For Sale at Half Price.| Kight-rooiri residence in Cadet; ft)2o will bay this house if sold at once for cash. R. B. Beatty, Crawford, Nebraska. Base Ball Standing of the League. W L Pot. Big Stone Gap.9 1 .900 Stonoga .7 :t .7<io Appalachia.0 :t -.GU7 Morton .:t c . :i:i4 Kookeo. .- (l .260 Dorchester.l 0 . loo Appalachia Wins From Stoncga. Appaluchia won from Stoti-j cgn mi the Orossbrook grounds liy :i scorn of I to 0. Bibb liuil o'l :i masterly gnmii forAppaln cliia, lotting Iiis opponents down willi two hits ami struck out nine men. Sloncgu has one of ilia strongest ton ins in the league hut. failed to pul up their iisiiu! good lidding game, which accounted lor muni of Appnluchiu'n scores. Below is tabulated score: API' ?.A?IIIA All It II I'd A K Powell, Al. \ in.li Italic?, : il.-iim-s,, Blpbera, VVchb, ! 11,1,1,. ,. Winters, ?? .lackum, rf Ca'rtfir,3li I'KiMloy, ll> McKiiiiicyj If T?te, ?Ii ' .Ion, -. <? itugg, <r Ocranl, p .. STONKOA Alt It II .1 II II I Ii II I Ii 1 I II n II II I I'll A K I I 1 II II tl 1 tl 0 inniiiKi l a :i i .-, it ; s ti _it ii k Appalachia il u a it u u u t I ?I it l Shliicga U n n ii ii ii n n n ii a i llinplri'a -Cai-trijjlit aiiil Itaker. Karniil Itiuia Appalnrlila3. Stones llatio Oaliica: II:.s.- on Halls of lllbba 3. Three llano Hit Aluxaiirlvi Shuck Out by lllhb? II; by (turaril 3 Gnihc Here To-Day. tvookou will' piny l!ig Stone Gup liero this hftornotin and a good classy game of huso ball in expected. According to the schedule this is the lust game between these lenms ibis sea? son. Bunks will probably pitch for the locals while it is not known exactly who will work for the visitors. Saturday's game between Itig Stone (lap a ml Appiiluchiu which will he played oh the Appalachia grounds promised lo be the warmest game of the season and u is expected a large crowd will accompany the home team. Ninth District Republicans to Nominate Candidate for Congress. Bristol, Vo.j .Inly 22.?Tho Republicans of ilho Ninth Vir? ginia district will meet in Bris? tol Tuesday, August 20th, to nominale n candidate for con? gress. This was decided til a meeting of the district com? mittee here today, when a number of prominent Republi? cans were in UlloililnilCe. Rep. roscntativo Slemp did not at? tend, being in Washington. The basis of representation in one delegate to every '2.r> votes cast for the Republican and Moose candidates combined in tho election of 1014, which as? sures ii large convention. The Bristol coinmittoo has ar? ranged for the use of the liar moling theatre and for band music, and the Bristol people will join in giving the Repub? licans u cordial welcome. Flo von of the committeomen were in attendance, including C s. Pendleton, chairman;, (l. F. Cook, of Smythe county .sec? retary; J. W, McQavock, of Wythe county, Robert A. An demon, of Smythe county; L. P. Summers, of Washington county; P. A. Richmond, of Scott county; Golf, of Buchanan county; A. P. Crockett, of Wise county. Former State Senator A. T. Lincoln, Dr. J. M. Dough erty, of Scott county; J. L. Riner, of Wise, were among the visiting Republicans; It is a foregone conclusion that Congressman C. B. Slemp will be renominated without op position. The Democrats of tho district will, however, make a nomination, and a convention has already been arranged for. The date of this convention, which will be held in Bristol, is August 12th. Thcro will bo Services ut Christ. Church Sunday morning. Uov. llugheB, <>f Dante, is exV peeled, ami it is hoped tl>at a good congr gution will bo pres? ent to hear what Iiob never Tailed to he a most interesting and instructive discourse. It is understood in Norton that A. J. Flanary has sold his en tiro stock of goods to J. F. Amhurgey and has accepted a position with thu Lowe ry Fruit Company as travoling sales man. Mr. Amburgby is a Bales man for the Oilmen Candy Company, of Bristol.?WiBO Virginian. Kniest Hughes, a young mid patriotic youth of Norton, after lieiog rejected by the l?g Mono Gap Military Company, caught the first "High Knocker" lor West Virginia, where lie again applied for enlistment. Kniest was accepted and is now on thu Mexican border. ? Wise Vir? ginian. The Kpworth Hoagllu of the M. K. Church, South, will give a social on Thursday evening at ihn homo of Misses Georgia and Minnie Most wick in honor of Miss K?nstle Wagner. All Heagures nrd cordially invited. The Social was announced Sunday evening at League, at the home of Mrs. W. II. Carnes, but on account of sickness in her home, the League will eil? tet tai n at t he home of Misses Host wick. There will be a mooting of the Kipial Suffrage League Sat? urday afternoon at l o'clock in the public school auditorium Every woman in the (lap cor dinlly urged to come whether in sympathy with the league or not. E. S. Btimgai dtier, Secretary. .1. Whitcomti Kiley Dead. Indianapolis, Ind.. ,1hl?, ?:'. -- .1;.s Whilconib Itiley, one of the IUO..I widely read of modern American pools, holler known lor Ins chdil lyrics, died at his home hero nt 10:50 o'clock to? night following a stroke of paralysis which he sustained early this morning KILLKD iN MINES. W. P. Warren, aged 115 years, a miner, was instantly killed last Friday morning in the mines of the Virginia 1 ron.t 'mil iV Coke Company at Linden, by falling slate. His neck was broken and body crushed. Mr. I Warren tv?s a native of (law. ins County, Tonn., hut had been living in (he coal fields I for the past ten or twelvo years, having been with this company must of thu time, where hi' was highly respected^ He is sur? vived by a wife and two small children and was n relative of our townsmen, W. T. Mithuffey. The body was brought here Saturday and interred in Glen coc t lemetory. Tennis Tournament Saturday saw some snappy games on the tennis court of the club at this place. Prolinen and Winston defeated I'nine and Wolfe, of Dante, in the first game, the score reading (1.2,2(1,0-3. King mid Lewis, of Dante, defeated Taggarl and Proscotl in the second game, the score being il-C, ti 4, ?.3, Tim standing of the clubs in the Southwest Virginia Tennis Association, .luly '.!?, HHii, is as follows: Won Lost Pet. Big Stone Gap 18 (i .7fn> Dan to.it s .113(1 Norton .2 Hi .1(17 Wise .t? lu .000 Auction Bridge Mrs. Bhoads Skaekloford en? tertained very delightfully with two tnhle of auction bridge Tuesday morning. T h o s e present woro: Mrs. Jno. \V. Chulkley, Mrs. 11. K. Fox, Miss Minnie Fox, Mrs. C. C. Cochrim, Mi.is Eugenia Baumgnnlnor, Miss Janie Stamp, Mrs. Dron hen and Mrs. Reeder. Powells Valley. Bov. Rimmer, of Norton, is conducting a revival meeting at Buffalo this week. Miss> Bessie Skeon mid Miss Louise Orick, Wilinrd Uobinett and Hubert Bruce motored to Norton Sunday ami spent the afternoon with friends. Miss Louise Orick, who has been visiting her sister, Mrs. J. H. Elkins, at Bluo Springs, re? turned to her home ut Jones ville Monday. Miss L?cito Powers, who has boon tho guest of Miss Bessie* Skeon at Bliio Springs for the past weak, has returned to her home at Dungnnan. Cooking is so important I Mil ?> Good Cooking helps the health and happiness of your family. Surely you tlculJ luve ? ranee tint will enable you to du your teil Cooking, **~ia)cailn'* wnltea cnr.il cntiLIntfcnoy. II It it lust "da mm hm. I.il in:? tm-i r -r to !?..!? More and hotter water! Milestio '-.nur beatlne Iront la lilted ulUi lllbt tiollow pins that extend Tlit'it Into ttio ?rat ilrlnl crcateet wntct lii rlluBtmlnn-ol my ruugo made] hems mow watet rnuea rwfckM and hotter than ordinary watur Iruut. boU i do Its .r.l U an 1,1,41. rui! and wear y runeeiuetjlj. Mi't7 asettt-i ?'? In. imtn >t lud. Malleable and Charcoal Iron n Rant|e W?lk Ju.tri*l.t. conl Ir.in,:.' t:l' l' I r. tlirtO tllllL'H Vi lull:; rt-?'t' All Joint! eold-rtveted Mill.- 11.; stays lit.It-hot. i..min,: i-'..i .. - i ulfcl.1 ..: 1..:.. Kiln The MnJc.ii:o iirovli'.M iKrrlcot tmilm; quail, llca. plio liirl'davl.;^ rn?l wnilsl, t?. ntuc li-Qliircii Uiat >"H cnntiol itct In neiimty ranee*, Titamdee: ;. -. It cb?m t% n .-.tu tu? repaid by Uic youMlonitcr wear that n ei(?. The health am] I, ippincs: ot your wliole family ia ehVctcd by die ranee you buy. Investigate thoroughly. Before you buy any r?nget conn: lo our store anj ,< e ii,c Majestic ? we know you will warn ? Majestic when you set its advantage!. Mm mm Sold by Hamblen Brothers Big Stone Gap, Virginia MM They will save in insurance on your house, for they enn't burn. And in addition they are permanent, weather? proof, fine in uppearante and inexpensive. 1 h'ur Sale by JOSHUA it JOHN F MUI.LINS. Big Stono Gap. Va. I R0.4KOKB (7A'C/.VAy~\^^ J ._/ ? rv *> xt iv o is is 1st?Its Handsome New Catalogue, gjgjiS ft"' prent A Irnstworthy guide for those Interested in a business education, It's Ine--? rite lor lb and.?Fall Session Opens Tuesday, Sept. 5th. ?Six Full Courses: i oininnretal, banking, Slenotypy, I'eumaushlp Kngllah, and Shorthand nml Typewriting. Various combination)! In suit individual needs. 3rd.?A Monthly or Scholarship Plan ?!;;,? '!" notes io sign -You can pay as von gu or get liln i.il dlscounl on scholai ship No risk lo run. 4th. New Building Owned by College, 1,,. city In the Slate," Motlern e<|ul|itueut. Large ami eillciont faculty, Hoard in private families at a saving to you of ?I to $A par mouth. I'o sltious lor graduates, for lull particulars, address, B. Mi ( <U l/l I'.U, President. Itnsnokc, Va, Rad ford State Normal School for Women Primary i i and Miintii rule , i'or the Itrammar tirades, i ts_ i loitrses, many Spools.! (.\ ml I..1 II' Trains teachers to, luliool. nomosllo Scloneoai cholarahi|m lor all teachers. New lliilldings, modem ilorinllorios with hoi ituil oold water in cacti ri.i. abu laut equipment, strong fin ally, active Young Wouiaii'slIhrlaiIan Association,ll?ai i?hlug Literary Societies, many student organizations ami associations, it.mil I brary, free Heading Itontu, Vocal Music, ITaiionnd Violin targe shady campus pure artesian water, large gymnasium, tennis court-- ut door recreations and games, swimming pool in the Administration Hulhlliig, cllm .mil scenery unsurpassed, health conditions ideal. For Catalogue, llooklot of Views, and Full Information write. JOHN PRESTON McC?NN?LL, President, RAST RADFORh*. VA, mum? the snia'l i um owner's year! prizes?Ini'oer prizes than ever lor Horses,! ittl Farm !'?.-.1 u i- Tobacco; Flowers. t.irl>' Cannia^ i bibs; Girl?* Poultry Club?. Women's V.'.uk. llome-.Made FbiAl I Virginia State I Richmond, Va., October 9 to 14, 191G. .Poultry, Single Farm Exhibits l.is AppropiMlH.n in iprctal Countv Exhibits ?Mi.? i".?! l- .ini. aoi cshlUtiM fi&n'l allow loui .nun:,' tu U- left out Writ* (or Premium Catalog Wrlta l-'t Pr?mlum Cataloi CiV- $25,000.00 W.?ih or ViorW. Bttl Fetm Shuxvti Virginia State Kai? Association, Richmond, Va. Buy your Stationery and Office Supplies from the Wise Printing Company.