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WKDNKS?AY, JULY 26, 1910
Publmliinl Kvtr/ Wednesday by Ui?
uilukii r N. KN1QMT. - Kdltor.
Onu Y?i?r,
Six Months,
Thrtio Montlis,
?* .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
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
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.
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.
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.
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,
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
Mr. and Mrs. Skoen loft Wed?
nesday afternoon for Castle
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
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:
All It II I'd A K
Al. \ in.li
Italic?, :
VVchb, !
11,1,1,. ,.
Winters, ??
.lackum, rf
I'KiMloy, ll>
McKiiiiicyj If
T?te, ?Ii '
.Ion, -. <?
itugg, <r
Ocranl, p ..
Alt It II
.1 II II
I Ii 1
I II n
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
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
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?
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
E. S. Btimgai dtier,
.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
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
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.
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
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 ._/
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prent A Irnstworthy guide for those Interested in a business education,
It's Ine--? rite lor lb
and.?Fall Session Opens Tuesday, Sept. 5th.
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Kngllah, and Shorthand nml Typewriting. Various combination)! In suit
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3rd.?A Monthly or Scholarship Plan ?!;;,? '!"
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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
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Rad ford State Normal School for Women
Primary i i
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, 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.
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
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Single Farm Exhibits
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