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VVKUNtCSDAY. APK. LI, 1017 l*Dbilth?il Ever/ Weiinc-sUy l?y tlio Wist I'HIN "1 INC COMPANY. (ill. Ill-(IT Ni ?NICHT. - Kdltor LIND8BY J. HORTON, A*vi Edltoi Onu Voar. ... Sl.uo six Montlia, - .5U Thr*?o Montlia, - Rntoml according i" |to?ta1 regulations at Iii? i?>st offlcr ?I Uli; Slum- i;.ii. us -.v iinil-cl'isn mattet SUBSCRIBERS uro cnrrioBtly re qllOStod to observe till" "lilt" printed on their address slip-., which will keep them at all times posted Ii!? to th'' tlati of the expiration of their sub Boription. Prompt ainl limcH attention to this request will I Rave all parties a great deal of | annovaoce. it (ilkes I'nele Sum :i |e time to get stalled, hut the old | hoy can raise a lteti|i of dii-l when he filially shakes his |<>g<i Hotter plant Dial garden and gel it in simp,, hefnre yoii tire culled oil' to the war. The w if. und kids .? in |ini-11 it, ami IhtA innv need it. We suggest to the iniltlieipnl authorities that they pas- u rose lilt ion pledging to the |if< -nleiii mid the governiiieiii llie unswer ving loyally und niaierinl ? u; porl of this community, Kind llir a.'11011 w ill he taken in J'Vi i \ nook und cor net of the country. It Should not he Dveritinke I hen Action to this end slioiild in) ?otli ijijick and empliatie. How many Aliiei icjin |'j -: tloatiug I., th.- l i e. in t town? There should l?- jiioic, They should he sliriv n i|i o\ ei\ home. 'They -li.>i11.1 ilojil froiit every building. They should he in evidence everywhere. It i litit soeniily 'let we g,, jiinjul the street- shouting our Ainerl Cltlli-IU lllto . \ el \ e.ll . hilt Ii i proper and rieht- t hat we Sho\i our ow ii colors by di-pl.i \ iiig t ii. national coloi s. And the I ! I "? d Hug of all shoiihl I,- piondh flown 11oin ihe [Tiwii H ill. (ioveiuor Stuart i- lending his aid lo naval recruiting in Vir ginia ami has made an appeal the county niitliorities ami the mayors of the towns ami cities. 'The n.ivv iiee-ds 'Js.im.ii men and needs lllOtll rigid ho\V. Virginia's quoin of tin- number is about Mm and Wise County, heilig one of the iniisl populous counties of the Stale, is entitled lo fiituish a goodly number of them. The mayor.- of llie various towns and county supervisors will gladly give applicants for enlistment information and ar? range for pdividcal oxiuiiiniitions. 'The time for volunla.y enlist? ment is NoW. Itcgistrstion and conscription will come later ;:i there i-- more credit and bl'tji opp?rt unit ie- for Ike willing ones. Applicant- imi-t bo sound physically a nil between the ages of 11? and DO years. Government Ollk'iiils have i'Oiccd a strong plea to the I.inn? er? of the country to cultivati? '>? the limit, to tl.i?l that wo may not he bumpered hy a short? age in food Supplies. 'The man? ufacturing interests of the coun? try will supply the vast quanti? ties of arms, ammunition and equipment needi tl. Ti n are all i". the making even now. Tint f?Oti does not grow where need has been planted, an,I vvi out food no army can tight and no people can exist. Therefore we ask the people of Wise Comi? ty to arise to the occasion and produce every ounce of food (ttulTs that is within their power. We may not all serve in llie ranks, but we can demonstrate our loyalty and our do'fotioi) to nur country by heeding the plea of the president in nri increased production bf food Supplik. Lei us not linv'e an acre thill is not under cultivation or pnstureage. I.'d us not liave even a back yard it yiielint lot that is not producing something. Patriot ism lies liero jttsi as strongly as it does on the battle lino. Now that wo have taken tin plunge, liiere is biit one thing for a loyal citizen of this country to do?stand Ii hiily by Iiis country, whether it he native or adopted. The man who does otherwise i- hol I i iie. either to liiiiiself or ii> the laud that shel? ters, feeds and i-lothos hiin. There an- many who honestly though wo should not H" to war u iih (iei niaiiy. Hui t In- gro'al majority "f Anietii'nii people thought otherw ise. So del (he piesiileiii, and th.ngiess. K ich n:i. eloiidly entitled lo hi* individual opinion uillII hicIi lime a- the matter w as <hdinite lint w ilh war ?o| ti i III in e\is le'nce, w it h ntir in tnics hurrying into lie- fields ?Villi "in nttiy ? ? .1 '; . . ? \ : lll-lline; lo lie- eillofi-'j 'here can he Inil one pai Ii for u- to tread ??absolute loyalty In ull'r il'utun ! countiy now is al war, ami we in: l -1 -appot til \\'il Ii our every :. ; . . e I thai il will lie -imply a I dull al war?hieroly tliii lisWinbling of im uitn\ thai will 'h ill for u few month- and then home- --w ill ho w oejuil v mistaken. T h e lulled St.,!,-- leu lioeii hotll i liever lie slii'illlied until vi.'lory is eiliuplete and oiirj euoitn i ? no ! i ? True Patriots ! Henry K. Mcllarfj und K. C. j Mallard I lu uston. If ill i he >vi1altll) moii of the j botiiitn had i In- generosity and pittriptisin of Mr. tjoiiri K Mollarg. "I N. w YkirK,' lllld It; ''. Iliillaid riirusioh. ,.i Louisville, h \ ., We W olll I II. 1 now be ditvtrcslsed over ? unpre paredness". Two years ago Mr Melinit; sihii a eh. -I. to ('apt. Iluililt for ? Ifiji.oii iml jijjj Tlirtistoi; a eh. ck for j.'io.OO to be used in giviiig prizes to the men of Company il for'skill in marksmanship. m for stjch other purposes as the Cil|) tain saw tit Last week they sent checks lor the sum amounts ami purposes: Two years ago Mr M.lluig was locally interested, as president and one of the largest stock? holders of the V irginia iron, Coitlfind Coke Company , hut, if reports are I rue, he has re ccntly panel with his interests in that company, and is now only interested a- a patriot ami friend of this Section of the country] Mr Thrusloh has likewise parted with his hold? ings here. I tu I ihev nie inen who never forget their friends. Company II will ?o s forget them. Joint Birthday Parly. Master K \ le Mtlllins and lit tie Miss Klo'v MullillS, son and daughter of Mr. and Mrs .1 I-' Mllllins. entertained a huge nUlllb.r of then friends very enjoyaldy a" a p uty last s itn'i? day afternoon at three thirty in honor of the.r birthdays, winch are in April A huge number of games w eie played, hut the mos! eu joyable was the Kastor egg hunt, in which David Allen, Jr., found the most eggs and won the priz a box of Martha Washington candy. Miss lOoruio Sicinp assisted llie ehil . dren in play ing After I his ill" guests wore in vited mix tin' dining room where Klo> *? largo white birih Iday cake, on which were six tili)' pink candles, was cut. Mildred Karroo found tin' dime in her piece and Mrs Cox the button. Delicious ice cream was then served The center, piece for the table was a cut glass basket filled with yellow jonquils and (in each end were the binhduy cukes. Kyle's cake holding ten pink candles. The mantle being banked with pink hyacinths The color scheine being pink and yellow. Those w ho were invited who wished Kyle and Kloy mini) more happy birthdays we'ei l.ucile ami .lew el Taj lor. Mil itn d barren. .Inuel ami Mm garet (iilmer. M ine Horn,Mai > Uuv, itutli ( row.hi. Ki inkl. Win, Itebii itariie; . I', do Cob lierj .1 am i I,a? .-on, Leoln 11 am hieb, Helen Kuller, Blanche Nullius, Clop Sword, Lydia Chestnut, Knitices Daughcrlv, Kugonii Allen, Marv Krancesj liul Kliziilict'i Muffins, Itulph brown, .lohn Hill (Jobilblili.lack COit. iambs I'otk Tay hw. Kil niore lllhnerj Sam and Stuart i' .it.a. Harri 1. iws'oiij Lotolter Hisel, Carson Win, ,1 0. Knl liir .lohn Wallon llamhleii, ,1 iminie ('luliuller, licriiico ami Kill\ Shanks of Appalachia, .1 W Itush, Mrs C?x, Misses Muri) Led Maiden ami Jabel Kai fey. After Moon? shiners Deputy Collectors t i K Jones, i! i 1 Mtiiids , C. i" Palmer and Hijpul) M irsh ills .1. P. Hurt and Cl A. Croivdor made auoih .a ra.l" lasi week on Liiiirol Koi k id l'ouih,l River in Wise (,Niunt> and captured Ihn e 7o gallon ii licit stills ami sev,oi moonshih ? i s in I (lost rnyi'd liipu gallons of bei I. Two of the stills \yeie HI opeiatiou under the same shed ami I jin ot her one was |? (ialpd a short llistar.ee nwaiy in i a s 1111 house. I I " ueai capl tired were gi v "ii a piMiiniuiiiN hearing he lore a commissioner and ihiei "f Ho in, in default of lioiid, Sp " s| ui lo jail al Wis" to await the August to)hi id I'nit ed Stai".- I ', ,iu i ui iltii? pi ie ? lh" 01 lo i" I "il; im Ii all.-'. , I were In , i ati d, as the o? ideiice | llgilillsl 1 I,, in wer- let siliii 'ii'lli to ei.nvicl. Hirllulay Party. Mrs Ih.y L Hi lion ehli ri lin ed a l ug. t.itier of hill,- f..Iks very elijoyiildy ai her home Satlir.l I) all. ino,.n ffiilli Hiiill ???? 1 o"c|o. k in honor of hoi prell) hill.- tine.-. M,sK Hlizii '" Hi Ij'olM' Mori.ill's, daught. r of Mi .u,,1 Mrs I- I. M.uton, Iii i Ii im i llda) The color seh. me of ) , How and while was tasufall) fur i'i'e I "Hi in lh,- In mg robin and dining room hi i as, s ,,f s Mio? jonquils, veliow candle's . d yellow Cli'i.e p ,per ,,.| ,,, ,,?. dining roiim w n ,,- voting gliiKts wi n- M'iviid yi, How ami w idle hl ick lee Cleatn mid 1 el low anil while e.ik.-s. the cell t.T piece w .is a large hit ilnlax cake surrounded by vases .it jonquils and streamers of yeU loc. crepo paper After playing numerous chil idreii'H games, shell as Itlmd I Man's miiif, Drop the llandkcr chief, each child was given the end ..f i I win,-thai they follow? ed through the house 'winding [and winding until they came to the end at w Inch, lo then great [surprise, they found a small basket tilled with colored Oillld) I. i-ier eggs, which were the preit, favors for the occasion. Those w ho w ere invited to this l,,v, ly p,u I i were: Jc|lilce Knight, lima Lucile Tay? lor, Heh n Tay lor. Agnes |tur igess, Dorothy (loodloe, Carter j Allen, .1 an. I and Matgarel (iilincT, Virginia Owons.Bstlier, Kalo ?"Hl Sunnkiu ?iilis.ni. Mil? dred Witt, Willlo May liallurd, IIa/. I ami Holi'li Friller, tut / King Sohemnuil, Uobcrt and Edward Dougherty and Miss Janet Hai ley. Esserville Notes A wedding of inncli interest ti. till" people here an.I the sur mundiitg country w is solemni/.. e.l Wednesday evening at 8i30 o'elook.whou Emily. tin- \ billig? est daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William J Iviigorc, heeame the hinleof Mr. Kohert Cray, a line young business man of Cooburn. lirv. It rooks, of (,'oelmrn, nftieiafed. Miss Ktl. gore will he missed by the neighborhood, for she \yns so goeil and kind, always ready to help in any social or church work we umlertouk. A num? ber of oul of (own guests were present a' the wedding, us well as the immediate family mid close friends of the happy couple. Mr and Mrs. (Jlju) will innl;. their lulilro homo in] ?!uobtii n Bruce Crawford and sister, Miss Eliz iheili. of Norton, at tended Hie K ilgore-t Irav wed ding Wo,lo. .-d n Mr and Mrs IV.t Murphy, of! Coeburii, were guests at the K ilgore-l Iray wi ddiug. Mrs. Mary Martin, of Norton; was unable to all. eil her Hible Class meeting Kriilliy on ac COiliit of illness. The children .-( ib.- Essel viije Sunday School en j ij i d all Easier egg hunt nn Miss Oracrj Wells' beautiful lawn. Ii H Wells has 1.n cm. lined to his bed Willi grip for a f. wdays II .1 It Hamilton h is he. n qtkile sick for a few days Tin! inea.-lcs and wh loping c nigh are causing s nne chil i.llen lo miss sei.I. ses Kraley and ly.lgore, iirs hi the public school. ,t the children sonic ex s f..r EasteiSuiulay.which i n j iy cd Very miieb by arenis an.I |ii'oblo Mi Coughs Worse at Night Tlic ?impti-tl and quickest way in (Jet li.t nf ii wcuring, nicking night cough, tickling throat, hounc, woccxy brcuth. ing if lu lake Foley's Honey and Tar. in it, yon gel tin- curative influence o( Ihc pine tor and other beating ingredi? ent,, together with the mollifying und laxative action ot lionry. F.d.ior C. T. Miller, Cantiefton, I I IT qulirrl ?riirt: "I vai liuulilc.t ?|th l.i.m chl,l aSrrtia? inl.?. l'.i.l i oiiatai.tly ,lav an,l i I . I took Potcy'l llonrr ami la, and l-.l lo I II ll U (trat lor l.tnnchlal coUa ami e. |h< I.a (fiepe and bronchial coufh*. croup, hnarac ocm. llckltaf Ittoat, air all Quickly iflirvcd. Mutual Drug Company liig Slime Gap, Vn. Effective MONDAY. MARCH 26th, 1917 Through Modern Steel Coach Between Knoxyille, Louisville and St. Louis Via Southern Railway System DAILY l.v Kin.willc. 0 10 IV M ???r.actvRxj^/:^ > ?> - -?< Make your roof leak-proof to stay. Lay Gcnasco and you'll have a roql that makes you I" T? irec fro::; can- and saves your repair-money. - Gcnasco hots because the natural oils ?.1 trinidad V. Lake Asphalt pit it rcsislinu. Listing hie. It doesn't <li> put J \ and crack like ordinary roofing. Lome an.I let us explain \\. Smith Hardware Company .X/f jawbs. DIs Stono Cnp. Virginia ^^f^^,^.^ s'jrv- ofthc conveniences clectnciry bnn^s i/o ^hiSe the winn^ci m nfm is ?n-EIectait | ? your home and make living more enjoys.Mc, How many times have ycu re? solved to have electricity in year home "someday?" Now ycu can afford it. Not only have special rates for ?vvir ihg been ai ranged for this campaign but the three-fold cconorny cf El ISO! ! MAZDA Lamps which give three limes as much light us old-stylo car? bon lamps- will help you pay the c if. Ami the whole family will enjoy ifte benefit of electric service that i possible innumerable, comfort:..- '.dcrii vehichces such as the electric l ' flatirori, table grill and vucciint t' Let us explain the sav; a-' i v havini! your r.oii - ? ?. Electric Transmission Co, OF VIRGINIA W hen You Telephone There are three persons to every telephone conversation the party calling-, the trained operator and the party vrl answers.; All tltreij share alike the responsibilltv for quick an ?unite service; The jterson calling should give the correct number in distinct voice, -peaking directly into the transmitter ami tyH at the telephone until the part) answers or th? operator report Ths balled person should answer promptly. Putiene? on the part of tho telephone user and the Ul phone operator is also essential to good service. Oobpc.ralion Quicktiut Trlf phone Service. THE CHESAPEAKE AND POTOMAC I KEEP.lOiSE COMPANY OF VIRQINIA. E. R MILTON, Local Manaqar, Tal. 9000 Norton, Va. THE MEAT QUESTION ^^^^^^^^^^i Here Is A Pointer A vegetable diet may lor IS nisli a certain amount 6' blood and tissue building !! elements, but hot enough |g brain and nerve force. (pi! \ou Must Hat Meat 1 kCkji your nerves iii prp| cr trim. A well-balanced 51 diet is ivhat you recjuirc and we can supply you with 15| mmeat that is nutritious. Come and set: us. || Bi 15' All Bills must be Paid on Monday. ig; i Is Nisei's SVIeat Market, j|] In Polly Building. Big Stone Gap. Virginia j|j Buy your Stationery and Office Supplies from the Wise Printing Company.