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BIG ST?NE GAP, WISE COUNTY, VA.. WEDNESDAY." NOVEMBER 15 1916 No. 46 Southern Railway Expends Large Sum of Money In the South. Washington; 1). ('., Nov. 1 ? for every dollar paid to the Southern Railway by the peo? ple of the? South during Septem? ber, IDIC, the Southern paid out in the South $1.08. according to ligures announced today by Comptroller A. II. Plant. The Southern disbursed dur? ing the mouth for lubor, ma? terial, supplies, and other pur? poses, $5;713,509 j of which $4, 948,518, or 80.01 per cent, was paid to individuals and iiid?s tries located in the South, this sum being $378,085 in excess of the total moneys contributed by tho South for transportation purposes. For improvements to its road way and structures, the South? ern spent $i, 100,553.00 in Sep? tember, 1010, us against $452, 1137.02 during September, 1015; .luring the three months ended September 30 th $3,350,802.05 as against $1,501,470.01 in i015. tlross revenues for Septem? ber, tOlOi was $0,627,004, an increase over 1011!? of $700,205, or 13 89 per cent, operating expenses, taxes and uncoiled ib!e railway revenue, exclusive of interest, rentails and other income charges, were $1,012, ?07, an increase over 1015 of $020,280; or 15 64 per cent. For the three months, gross revenue was ?18,51)0,090, an increase ov? er 1915 of $2,1)77, or 12.04 per cent; operating uxponsos, taxes and uncollectible railway revenues, were $131303,703, an increase over 1015 of $1,170,513, or 12;37 per cent. Election of Officers Co. 11. Brownsville, Texas, Nov. S.? An election w as held in Com puny H, November 1st, to till the vacancy caused by the re? signation of First Lieutenant William Q< Fainter, and any other vacancies which might bo caused thereby. It resulted as follows: Second Lieutenant, Garnett G; McFerran, was unanimously elected First Lieutenant. Sergeant Henry McDowell Bullitt was uiiaminously elect? ed Second Lieutenant. The Captain thereupon an? nounced that ho would appoint j Thomas B. Choeran, the rank? ing Sergeant, to bo First Ser gcuut, vice Sergeant Bullitt, promoted. In this connection it may he interesting to mention the fact that enlistment of about fifteen men of Company II will expire about December loth. A few of those men will re enlist, but most of them 'fwant to go, homo", lispe.cial elfprtB will be made to got not less than twenty or thirty recruits from Wiqe and Loe Counties, to till their places. At this time of the year and from now on untill next summer the climatic con? ditions are perfect and will con? tinue to be until next summer, Game and fish are so abundant that you can knock them over with sticks or catch them with pin hooks. The hardships due chiefly to the hot weather have ceased and the boys are grow? ing fat and sassy. A few months on tho Border will bo a valuable- experience for nny young man who wants to know what his country really is. FOR RENT?Six room house with bath, eervauts room, largo front and back porches, cellar, etc. Next to Kpiscopal Church. Further information furnished by L. T. Winston, Treasurer. Statement Is sued By Mr. Trinkle. \Vy tho villa, Va., Nov. !>.? Reibt Ivo to his race in the Ninth District for Congress, K. 1.cc Trinkle issued the follow? ing statement at his ollico here today: To the voters of tho Ninth District of the State of Vir? ginia: While, of coarse, 1 regret that tin- Ninth District was not re? deemed lo Democracy in tin' battle of tho 7lh of November, still I eon not help but feel that the light has cemented our par? ty, and will hring its results in t he fut lire. Mo one COtthl be moro appre? ciative than 1 am of the noble and genuine service that was rendered to mo in the race by ihy friends and by the party as a whole. Our defeat can main? ly be attributed to two causes, vi/.: the fact that the poll taxes of the Democrats of the Ninth District were largely unpaid,. and that ife hail to meet a most determined light on the part of our opponents and against very heavy odds. We should be appreciative: 1?To our Campaign Mana? ger. Mr. Frank Ii. (-aidwell, of Bristol, who labored unceas? ingly in behaif of our cause, and who rendered service which should never be forgotten by our party. One unacquainted with the fact can never realize the faithful service that he ren? dered. ?J?Great service was render-' ed by the Stale and District Committees with their respec? tive Chairmen. . :i?A more loyal band to our cause could not be found than our County Committees with their respective Chairmen. 4? We should ever he appre? ciative of the generous spirit of those who so freely and volun? tarily contributed to the legiti? mate expenses of the campaign, thus evincing their genuine in torcst in tho cause of Demo? cracy. 5? The Democratic, newspa? pers of the State and District have each and every ouo ren? dered valiant service, and 1 wish to say to their credit that not one askn I for remuneration. ti?Tho rank and tibi of the party was never moro aroused, more enthusiastic, and more aggressive than they were in this fight, thus showing that our party, oven in tho face of many defeats in this District,is still alive with the spirit of Democracy. 7?The entire District and State is due a debt of gratitude to the speakers who campaign? ed in the District. All volun? tarily offered their service-,and bore their.own personal pxpuu ses. ')? * 8?To my Republican friends, who supported me, I wish to extend most sincere thanks. '.) ? 1 want to extend my ap? preciation to those who have written and telegraphed mo since tho result of the election became known, the number be? ing so great that it is practical? ly impossible to respond by per? sonal replies. 1 trust that the Democratic newspapers of the District will copy this statement in order that all of my friends may have knowledge of my appreciation for the service they rendered. I am glad to have played an humble part in making the figlu, and I accept the defeat at the hands of the electorato of the District with the hope and confidence that nil will be well und for the best interest of our Government, our Nation, and our State. Very reapoctfullv, it!. LEE TRINKLE CelebrateWil- | I son's Election! ? mi Friday,: when it became certain that Woodrow Wilson hud been re-elected to the Presi? dency, the Democrats of Appa lacbiii, Stoiicgn, Osaka, Fast Stono Qap and B'K Stone Qap began tu make extensive pre? parations for a big celebration in tin1 way of an automobile | parade that would surpass* any? thing over pullod olT in the] Southwest. About 8 o'clock a long string i I of ears wcri' Been coining Ithrough the ?Jap from Appalu ' cliia ami in u few mint)tea Wood Avonttc was lillod with people. The parade was bonded l?y tlio Appnlachiit band, which stop-] Iped in front of tlic Monte Vista] Hotel and rendered n fow lively airs, but it was almost impos Bible t<> hour them on account of the novcr ceasing noise of the crowd. 'They were equipped | with UnlIs, tin pans ami other noise making devices. besides I carry in? largo Mags and ban j I ners. Ibo parade was joined mere l?y several cars, which ' mailt! sixty live ears in line,car ryiiig iibOul six hundred and till \ people After going across Popular Hill the parade con tinned on to Fast Stone (lap,' where they were greeted by nearly the entire population. Itotorning through town ihoy visited Appalachiu andStonegu. It was learned, also, thai Norton. Wiwn and Oocburn had! a big celebration and for that reason did net come hero lift vvilft li; si intended. The Appa Inchia Hand went to Penning j din tiap Saturday where the j deniocr.it.- of l.ee County gath-1 en d t" ci lebr ite the great vie lory and it was learned from! parties who participated in it, that the parade W as a "corker." I Miscellaneous Shower For Miss Elizabeth Connor. Miss Junel Builoy entertained a few of her friends last Sat.ur-! day afternoon very enjoyahly I from three thirty to six o'clock with a miscellaneous shower for Miss Eli/.tihethConnor, whose marriage to Mr. .lohn Lit toil, of Norton, will take place Novem? ber the twenty-ninth. The hall and parlor for the occasion wore made very at? tractive by cut glass, baskets and vases tilled with white and red chrysanthemums, ferns, red can lies in crystal holders and red shaded lights. Beautiful hand painted tally cards assigned the guests to their places at the four table-, where the appropriate g ime ot Heart -Dice was played verj enthusiastically during the af? ternoon, at the close of which, Mrs. .1. 11. Pierpont had matte the most Progression and won the prize, a box of assorted Correspond ? 111 Hanls, and .Mis Florence McOormiok won tin booby, a Japanese pin cushion. The color scheme of red and white was dainlly carried out in the delicious refreshments, which were served by Misses Margaret Burron and Elizabeth Sprinkle to the quests on the tables, which consisted of a salad course and hot tea, fol? lowed by salted nuts, served in dainty small white baskets, on the handles of which was tied little red hearts. These being given the guests as favors. After the refreshments were served little -Miss Ruth Karroo came in carry ing a large bus ket, the contents of which sin showureil on MissUonnor,which consisted of beautiful and use? ful gifts of linens and silks, denr to the heart of a bride lo? be. Miss Elizabeth Connor the honoroo was dressed in a very becomingdainty white organdie Those.present were: .Mrs. Li. (). Pettit, Mrs. .1. A. Qilmer, Mrs. S. A. Bailey, Mrs. lkoTay lor, Mrs. .J. II. Pierpont, Airs. R. H. Masters, Mrs. George Tayior.Mrs. Mury Barren Lane, Misses Mabel (raines, of Nor? ton, Florence McCormick,Rettu Thompson, Mary Connor, Nemo Vineyard, Purilee Biokloy, Margaret Barron and Elizabeth Sprinkle. I Old newspapers for sale at this ofnee. Tuberculosis Association. Miss Lucy Terrell Is Added to the Staff of the Virginia An ti-Tuberculosis Association. Richmond, Va., Nov. o.? j Mi>> Lucy Terrell who has boon with the State Hoard of Health' for somewhat over a year has boon add od to the Held force of tho Virginia Anti-Tuberculosis Association. M iss Terrell will spend her entire time in the Held and will go immediately to Washington County to form an organization there for the obaervhncc of Tuberculosis Hour. The plans for the observance of the Tuberculosis Hour in the schools of the State will occupy MissTcrrell for the next month. Twenty live or more of the County Bupertnteuilnuts have agreed to observe this hour and the details are being perfected. The State Hoard of Education set apart the Hour from J to II p. in. of December Mb, as Tu? berculosis Hour, so as to im? press the imagination of the children with the fact that thousands of Virginia children were occupied at the same time in the study of the < (real White t'lagu.i Programmes for the Hour havo been issued by the State Board of Education, and in addition to this tho Virginia Anti-Tuberculosis Association has programmes suggested b) the National Association for the Study and Prevention of Tuberculosis. In connection With children's day this your, it is planned to enroll children who H?H 10 cents worth of Bed Urbs? seals as Modern Health Crusaders. Thousands of these Crusaders are already scatter ed over tho country, and tho} will bo banded together this year into organizations which will carry on any health work in which the community is in to res to. I. Miss. 'Terrell is now in Bich mond, but will leave on Friday for the Southwest where she will perfect plans for Tuber cnldsis Hour and begin the movut lent to establish the Modern Health Crusaders in Virgin ia. TRY IT! SUBSTITUTE FOR NASTY CALOMEL. Starts Your Liver Without Making You Sick and Can Not Salivate. Kvery druggist, in town? your druggist au.I everybody's druggist has noticed >? great fulllOg-ofT in the sale of calo Miel. 'They all give the same reason. Hudson's Liver Tom is taking its place. ".Calomel is dangerous and people know it, while Hudson's Liver Tone is perfectly safe and gives better results", said a prominent local druggist Hudson's Liver 'Tone is person? ally guarantied by every drug gist who sells it. A large hot tie costs 50 cents, and if it fails; to give easy relief in every case' of liver sluggishness and con i stipution, you have only to ask Ifor your money back Hudson's Liver 'Tone is a i pleasant-tasting, purely vege? table remedy, harmless to both I children and adults. 'Take a I spoonful at night, and wake up ] feeling tine; no biliousness, sick headache, acid stomach or constipated bowels. It doesn't gripe or cause inconvenience all the next day like violent calo? mel. Take a dose of calomel today and tomorrow you will feel weak, sick and nauseated. Don't lost; a day's work! 'Take Hudson's Liver Tone instead and feel line, full of vigor and ambition,? adv. Honor Roll Of Grammar and Primary Grades. FIRST C?UADK Ml-s Mary l*o Maiden Charit? Hint, Jr., Jack Taylor, Hobble lleasor, Nat Keasor, Hilly Maioli, Nora Johnson, Clara Johnson. Molly .lohnson, Maxlo l'ayuo, Oraco Mahalloy. BKC?XD GRADE Mi.? Itetta Thompson Mildred Harren, Marie Ik-leher, On Sword, l.ucllo Taylor, Adclild Winston, Hied Dow. II, Omer Aken*, Leslie Hisel, Claude Jonen, Harry Maslers, William H?ger*. Kloy.l Sh..?alters, Harry Shel ioii, Krno.-t Stat/cr. THIRD tIRADK Miss Janet llaiiey K.lsin Collier, Olilo Harrison. Elizabeth Mulllns, .lenel'I'aylor. Ilradloy Hoggs, Robert IKrd, JoeMooro, Reinald Hilton. Kenneth Stat/er. THIRD UK VDK AND FOURTH A Miss Ruby Kemper Hay Hord, Mildred tVolfo, Richard Wilson, Dakota Harm . KO?RTH UKADK Miss Olga Horton Miriam Draper, ?Ulbert. Klllglil, Jae ?jl?elin Head, Margie Witt. Una Reird; I'll'I II (iUADK r. Miss Roberta Ituck Nell Jenkins, Alma Stutzer, Allee Slcmp, Ro?e Turner, Eugene llurcliettii, lieu Cole, m i ll (IUADK A Mi-s I'lora Hrnee Edgai Kennedy, Jcrmlma Willis, Mat tie llurk. SIXTH (IUADK It Miss Winnie Mill 11 ns Verity Clay, Ditto Hisel. SIXTH (SHADE A Mi-, Mary lain White Until Itarron, Anita (loodloe, iterate Collier, Wllile Thoinpauii. SEVENTH (litADK Mi- Oiarlbd laxkcli Ronnie Cat ton, Ruby Jcnktui, Hiitb Maus. Henrietta Skcen. Honor Hull Fur High School. Teachers, Prof Woife, I'rof Aki-ra, Mis* Nell Vaiitlnrdoi iihrUtol Talmn, DoWltl Wolfe, l.tb. t Y'auCordcr, Itriico Skccn Dorothy(?wenn Iii order to lie oil ihn Honor Roll the pupils must not make below 03 on any study aiid must have, an average of OH, Must he present every day ami not lardy A .1. Wolfe, U. D. C. Meeting A well attended und pleasing meeting of tho Big Stnno (lup chapter, United Daughters of tin; Confederacy, was hold at tin- home of Mrs. I?. ('. Wolfe mi Wednesday afternoon, No veniber 8th, Ilia president, Mrs. .1. I. Mctjortnlek, presiding. Beports from ollieers ami chairmen of Committees were heard. Mrs. ('. t'. Uocliran gave a brief report of t lie conveill ion, Virginia division, recently ns. Rembled in l.vnchburg. Not having her notes with her she asked that she In- allowed to I intlkc her report in full at the December meeting of the chap? ter. Miss Janet. Bailey, directress of the Juniors, reported an en? thusiastic chapter, showing in? terest and activity in all lines of work. The historical lesson was leatl by Mrs. Q. I,. Taylor, the topic ! lor the afternoon being -'Eng lish Supremacy in America." Miss Janet Bailey delighted the guests by rendering two beautiful piano solos, Mrs. I, (>. Pettit will bo hoa I less at the December meeting. An enjoyable social followed, (luring which a dainty salad course was served by the hos? tess, assisted by Miss Margaret Uijly. 'Those who enjoyed Mrs. j Wolfe's hospitality were: Men I dames W. T. CJoodloe, J. I*. Wolfe, S. A. Bailey, Malcolm Smith, W. S. Beverly, II. A.VV. Skeeu, O. O. hong, J. W. Kellv, A. .1. Wolfe, J. L. McCormick, <\ t'. Cochran, It. H. MasterB, J. II. Hagv, 0. I. Taylor, M B. jMcCorkle, M. 0, MeCorklo. [John Hamiden, Axloy Oilmer, SV. It. Peck, L. (). Pettit. Mis? ses Williams, Margaret Uilly ; and Jauet Bailey. Mrs. A. J. Wolfo, Cor. Secy. To Friends of Big Stone Gap. 1 am with the tirm of M. M Mowcouiinor Company, in th j Hille and piece goods depart itnont. Any merchandise th;t can't bo purchasod from home I merchants I will bo glad to (ill I your order for anything that you may desire and your order will receive prompt pud careful attention. Send tue your wants or ask for prices and samples. W. 1. NlfKKt.S, 102 to tos (lay St., IS it! Knoxyillo, Tenn. J. C. CA WOOD BLACK SM ITH 1 N G HiK Stono Gap, Vn. Wagon .out lluggy work ,\ Specialty. [ h.ivr RH Up-to-datO Maeblne fur putting on Itubber Tires. All work gWea prompt attention. S. S. Masters & Co. Gehe ral Blacksmith Repair Work. Holler suit Machine itcpalriiig, llorso shooing .? spindally; Wagon .nut lluggy Work. Wo make a specialty of putting mi rubber.tires All work gtveti proutp sml careful attention, UlK Stono Gap. Va. Dr. (i. C. IXonoycutt DENTIST RIG IST?NESGAP, VA. Ulltcojii W illis lluUdtng over Mnkua. t'rug St?re. W ill be in Cllnchport every Saturday C. L. Hamblen Itoprcscnting. The Southern Underwriters with other good l ire Insurauco Compa? nies, Crtll on him a lien you need Insurance. UIG STUNK GAP. VA. DR. G. M. PEAVLER, i roots Diseases or tim Eye, Bar, Nose awl Throat, D?ISTUL, TEN N. vViii no in Anpalnchia Third Fruluy in liaoti Month. FOX & PECK, Civil und Mining Engineers'. Ulg Stono Gap. Va. P.arlan.Ky Itcports .nid et im lies on t loal und I im bor Luids, Design and Plans of Coal and Coko Plauts, l.iii'l, Itailroad and Mine kliigliiceriiig, Klcctrlo llluu Printing. D. F. ORR, BIG STONE GAP. - VA. oihYo'iu Polly-DiiUtllng. i i(Bo ? Iii urs - t) t ? l'J n in.; I to p. m Dr. J. A. GUiilcr Physician and Surgeon ?KrTOK Over Mutual Drugstore Ei? Stone Gap, Vi DR. THOMAS F. STALEY Ref ractionist. Treats diseases of the Eye, liar, Nose and Throat. Will be iu Appalaohla PIKST KRIDA) in e??fa month until a P. M. BRISTOL, fENN.-VA. For a short period of time only your electric iron, toaster, chafing dish, percolator, or other devices FREE OF CHARGE A.lso any attachment plugs ? or cords used in connec? tion therewith. Telephone ? to nearest office of ! Electric Transmission Co. of Virginia Phone No. 104.