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TBK LJlti ST?NK ?Al' l??ST.
Published BrsrT WeclG-Mclsy by ths
Onu Vonr.
8tx Months,
Throo Months,
Riilcnsl aceordliic- to postal regulations
st tlio post-oflleo ?t HIr Stone (lap aosoc
oml-class matlor.
SUBSCRIBERS uro earnestly re?
quested to observe the dnte
printed on their address slips,
which will keep them at nil
times posted as to the dato
of tho oxpirntion of thoir sub?
scription. Prompt and timely
attention to this requost will
save all parties a groat deal of
Short History of the First
Liberty Loan
On the 0th day of April, 1917,
a state of war was declared (ih
existing between the United
States and Qormnny. Secretary
of tho Treasury McAdoo im?
mediately advised Congress of
thcllnaucial necessities of the
country, und on the 24th of
April the greatest bond bill in
the history of the United States
and one of the greatest in the
world was passed by a practic?
ally unanimous vote by both
Houses of Congress. The law
authorized the issue of $6,000,
600,000 In bonds und $2,000,000,
000 in certificates of indebted?
ness, t>n the '2nd day of May
it was announced that the first
bond issue was to bo for$2,000,
1)00,000 and the entire issue was
named the Liberty Loan of
1017. On the 14th day of May
the details of the bonds were
made public and subscriptions
formerlly invited. The cam?
paign opened on the 16th day
of June with the result (but
over 4,000,000 American citizens
of every section, race, class
and condition subscribed to
Liberty Loan Homls and tho
aggregate amount of their sub?
scriptions was well over j 11,000,
The four great outstanding
feature's of 'the first Liberty
Lean have been said to be (he
promptness with which the is
issue was arranged and dis?
posed of, tho patriotism, earn?
estness and oftloiellC) which
marked the campaign, tho mag?
nificent result in the amount
subscribed and the number of
subscribers, and the avoidance
of any interruption of the busi?
ness of the country normally to
bo expected from so huge a do?
main! lipon the finances of the
The Grinding of the Gods
"The mills of tin' gods grind
olowly, but they grind exceed?
ingly line." Never was tho
truth of the foregoing more ap
parent than at the present time.
In 1914 tho world was plung?
ed into t'ne Wiit by the action of
Austria?insolent a u d domi?
neering?insisting upon I h 0
chastisement of poor little Ser?
bia, a nation over which she
had ty rani zed for generations,
and which she was even then
holding in forced and unjust
subjugation. Hut in her haugh?
ty disregard for the rights of
others, Austria Bowed the wind
from which she is now reap?
ing tho whirlwind.
Kecent and persistent press
dispatches indicate that the
empire is in a bad way. Rent
uud torn by the strife she her?
self precipitated, she will bo
only too K'nd to make pence on
any terms that would leave hor
oven tho semblance of a nation.
But poaco with Austria will
mean practically extinction as
n nation. Iu tho very probable
event of a Gorman victory she
would bo all but devoured by
that aggressive neighbor in pay
for services rendered. On tho
other hand, a complete entente
victory will mean that she wil
bo almost, totally dismembered
and hor ill-gotten territory re?
stored to tho different peoples
from whom sho wrested it.
Tho way of the trunsgressor
is hard, for notions as woll us
for individuals.
Dr. Hurry lt. und Marion
Smith have returned from
Louisville, Kyi, whore they tit
tended the races held ut that
\V. L. Muinous bus returned
from Buck Creek, Ky., where
he bus been recuperating ut tho
homo of his parents, ufler a se?
vere illness of heart trouble for
several months.
.1. It, l?'ulin und family, have
moved from the Hut over his
store into their pretty home on
Winslow avenue.
Tho Loyal Order of Moose,
after some delay, have moved
into their new hall on the third
Moor of the new brick building
of Mead and Sloan, where they
tiro comfortably situated in a
handsome up.to date home.
Little l'auline Kingley, who
has been quite ill with pneu?
monia, is somewhat improved.
S. A. Collier, of Harlan, Ky.,
came up last week for a visit
to bis daughter, Mrs. Kyle Mid
kill', who has recently returned
from the Norton Infirmary, at
Louisville, Ky., where she was
operated on for appendicitis.
Mr. MidkilV, who was painfully
injured more than n week ago
while attending to his duties in
train service has recovered, and
bus gone back to work.
Laurence Balisoll, of tho force
of the Itig Stone Gap L'OBt, was
a visitor to Appalachia Sunday.
Iluv, Hoy K. Karly, S. II.
Wamplor, Kd Jones, Mrs. J.
\V. t hinter and daughters, and
Robert I loud ricks, were among
those from Appalachia who at?
tended the Fair at Wine, last
Mr. and Mrs. M. D. Wamplor
are the patents of another little
daughter. She has been christ?
ened, 'I'liellliu Marian.
Miss Kilon Bergron has a
huge and interesting class of
little folks in her Kindergarten
school at her home in Mission
John Knx, Jr., tho novelist,
was a visitor to our town lust
Among those who received
prizes at tho Wiso Pounly Fn|r
from this end of the county
Miss Sarah Uochrnn, F?dera?
tion of Women's Civic League
Clubs, first pri/.e of $15,00 for
six can exhibit of four vege?
tables and two fruits.
Mrs. It, K. Taggart, best ex?
hibit of canned goods, (5.00,
and blue ribbon oil tomato cat?
Mrs. It, T; Irvine, blue ribbon
on canned goods.
Mrs. D. K. Allen, National
Food Commission, $5.00 prize
for can beans, corn and beets,
and blue ribbons on tomatoes
and chow chow.
1'. Graham, soooml prize
on Black Ben Davis and Red
Hen I Idvis apples.
"The Birth of a Nation"
D. W. Griffith's magnificent
historical spectacle "The Hirth
of ft Nation" will come to the
Amuzu, for two days beginning
Friday, Got; 10, matinees daily.
"Tho Birth of a Nation*' is one
of tlu" most widely discussed
topics in the country. It es?
tablished an absolutely new art
in the realm of the theatre?the
art of pantomimic screen spec?
tacle with music. It also cre?
ated a tremendous sensation be?
cause of its vaster and more
forceful treatment of the name
theme as Thomas Dixon's "The
Clansman.'' The consequences
of the Civil War in Southern
reconstruction are fully ooalt
with, and the nation reborn is
apotheosized. Mr. Griffith, pio?
neer among directors, managed
the stupendous achievement
with.-int the aid of dialogue or
speech, for motion pictures, ac?
companying music und effects
tell the coherent, logical and
moving story.
Tho homo of Mr. und Mrs.
Oeo. M. Brown, at this -dace,
was the scene of a beautiful and
impressive wedding on Tuesday
at high noon, when their daugh?
ter, Miss Date Brown, became
the bride of Mr. William E.
The entire lower floor of the
house was decorated with ferns,
(Kitted plants and Killarny roses.
Miss Mary Skcon, accoinpaui]
ed by Mrs. j. II. Mathews, sang
"At Dawning'' in n clear, rich
soprano voice, which was follow?
ed by Lohengrin wedding inarch,
rendered by Mrs. Mathews. to
the strains of which the bridal
parly entered.
The bride w a < tastefully
and becomingly gowned in a
taupe suit, with fur trimmings
and accessories to match and
carried a boquol of bride's roses.
Dr. W. N. Wagner was the
olli,dating minister, using the
beautiful ring ceremony.
Following the ceremony u de?
licious salad and ice course was
served in the lining room, where
a color scheme of yellow wns
tastefully adlierred to.
Miss Brown is the eldest
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. G. M.
Brown, and is a graduate id'
Sullies College. She is also a
talented and accomplished inu
The bridal parly left on the
Southern [or New York Olid oili?
er eastern cities.
The young couple will innkc
their home at Wilder, Va.,
where the groom holds an itn
portanl position with the Clinch
field Coal Corporation.
Faculty Picnic
On lust Tuesday afternoon af?
ter the school hours, the faculty
of the public school, carrying
baskets of picnic eats, preceded
to Masters Springs, where thoy
intended lo have a picnic.
Not being able to lind a de?
sirable place to spread the
lunch there, they crossed the
river and found a very suitable
place near the tennis 0011 rt.
Two tires were built, where
they broiled bacon, roasted
sweet potatoes and Hindu cof?
fee. After eating, they played
numerous games, told jokes
and toasted marsh mallows
by the Ii res, returning to their
homes about eight o'clock, each
declaring they had had one of
the host times of their lives.
Those in the party were Mr.
and Mrs. S B. Hull", Mrs. S. A.
Bailee, Misses Ruby Kemper,
Khna" Bruce, Nell VnnGordor,
Mury Skepilj Mary l.ee Maiden,
Olga Morion, Nemo Vineyard,
! Bella Thompson, Janet Bailey
und Prof. (>. R. F.asley.
Miss Baker and Mr. Ingle Weds
A very quiet wedding, which
will he of interest throughout
Ibis section, took place lust
Saturday evening at 0:30o'clock
in Anderson Street Methodist
Church nt Bristol, when Miss
Tholmu Qouldmur Baker, the
oldest daughter of Dr. and Mrs.
W. A. Baker, of I'.ig Stone (lap,
became Ilm bride of Mr. Robert
lllgln, of Saltville, formerly of
I he ( i up.
Rev. Paul Martin, of Jones,
boro, Tonn., was the olllcinlitig
minister, using the impressivi
ring ceremony.
Tim bride, who is of the
blonde type, was very beautiful
in her modish traveling suit of
dark blue cloth with gray trim?
mings and gray accosorirs,
wearing a beautiful corsago of
small pink roses and a small
bllie and gray hat. Her only
ornament being a beautiful
cameo brooch, the gift of the
groom. There were no attend
Immediately after the cero-i
mony Mr. and Mrs. Ingle and
those who attended the wed?
ding, returned to Hotel Bristol,
where they had an enjoyable
dinner party.
On Sunday the happy couple
returned lo Saltville, when' Mr.
Ingle bus a position, postponing
their brirtul tour until a few
weeks later.
Those who attended the wed
were Mr. and Mrs. Venue! and
Miss Agnes Hale, of Honukcr;
Miss Eleanor Baker, of Big
S t o n e Gap; Miss Kathleen
Knight, of Martha Washington
College, Abingdon; Messrs.
Clyde White and Wampler, of
Honaker and Rev. Mullins, of
TlieBO, with their many
friends in the Gap and olso-|
where, wish them along, happy
Farmer's Car?,
Economical to purchase and mahl'
tain?licht In weight?elcctriclighting
and starting system? powerful, flex- t
ible motor?easy riding cantilever
rear springs?deep, soft ttphol
j is popular the
world over among farm?
ers;. It meets every de?
mand of rural travel.
With It you save time In trans?
porting produce and supplies.' You
make neighbors of your distant friends.
You multiply the conveniences and pleas?
ures of your family.*'
Lar?c wheels?deep soft upholstery?canti?
lever rear springs Insure easy riding.
F.lectrlc control buttons within easy reach on
the steering column insures easy operation.
Power, comfort, economy?all these Identify the
Overland Light Tour.
Come to our store-sec this car.
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>S^?||?|||^ ? -p- rrotor uirs^i
Virginia Overland Company IL
Price J750.U0 F.0. B. Toledo M. F*. ARONHIME, Pronriotor
Semi-Annual Meeting of tlie t
Federated Leagues of
Wise County
The Federated Leagues will
moot in Cooburn for nu nil day
session on Wednesday, Oetobor
null, li will be a day replete
with iuteresling BpoooheH und
papers mi topics of vital Im?
portance to humanity. .Miss
.Inno Morgan, our county nurse,
.will talk to us, ami bosides the
pleasure of meeting her, wo all
wish to encourage her in the
! work she is doing for our COUtl
What is nobler than the eon
versntion of life making our
children strong physically and
morally? She will visit oyory
school in the county. Lot us
encourage and help her all we
Itov. Mr. Early, of Appalach
id, will address us on "Heiter
I Citizenship," Mrs. tlreer on
"Food Conservation" and Miss
Agnes Randolph, of the State
Hoard of Health, on "Public
Health." A round table die
CUSsion of " Hetterment ."
All members of the Federn
I tioil are urged to bo present as
well as those desiring to join
the Federation and all interest?
ed in betterment will be wel
j come.
Don't forgot the date and
i don't forget to come. Wednes?
day, October 10 til.
Mrs. L. O. Pettit,
Chairman Publicity Federal
Od Leagues.
Tho contract for the erection
of a large garage and office
building for the Mineral Motor
Company on F.ast Fifth Street
has been awarded to Joshua
and John F. Mullins, contract?
ors of this place. Already a
force of men ore engaged in
removing dirt und dobris and
the work of laying the founda?
tion will begin within a few
days. An effort will bo made
to have the building completed
and ready for occupancy by
the li rat of tho your.
The building will be con?
structed of brick, absolutely
lire proof and will have a front
ngo of .'>:( feet and a depth of
100 feet and will bo two atcrios
Pale Faced Women Take Phosphates to Make
Rosy Cheeks and Beautiful Forms
Men Need Phosphates to Make Strong,
Healthy, Vigorous Bodies,
I AthlotoH incroaso thoir BtroiiKth. onorRy and Oliduranco 200
|jui' cont or moro by simply taking a low wooks
troatmont of Ar^o-Phosphate
Atlanta, <ia , Dr. I'. A. Jacobson says
thai Phosphates am just as cssuntlal lo
any man or woman who tires easily. Is
nervous, or iriitalahlf, worn out. 01 looks
haggard ami pale, to make a strung, n>.
bust, vigorous hcaltliy body, as thuy are
to cotton to make it grow. The lark of
Phosphate in the cause of all eneiuie con
illttons am) the admhdstratkiii of 5-graln
Argo-I'lioaphaUi tablets will Inoroaso the
strength ami emluranee of weak, nervous,
eare worn men ami women :UK) per CCIIt.
I? two Or three w eeks time in many In?
stances, ami their continued use will
huilil up the whole nervous system, and
give new life, vim, vigor, ami vitality to
.the ?hole body, I always prcseribe
AI go-Phosphate to patients who are pal?
ami eolorle.is. and It is. surprising to mv
how tiulokly a few weeks treatment will
transform a pale fkeo to a rosy cheeked
beauty. There can be no rosy checked,
healthy, beautiful women, w thout their
system is suOlelently supplied with
Phosphates. In recent interviews with
physicians on the grave anil serious COQ
sciinenccs of a doflelcnoy of Phosphate in
the blood of American nien ami women.
I have strongly ciiiphasi/.cilthe fuel that
doctors .should prcseribe moie phosphate
ill the form of A rgo-Phosphate lor weak,
worn nut, haggard-looking men ami
women. When the skin la ratio, and llesh
llabby, it is a sign of auema. When the
phosphates go from the bloody the pink
cheeks go loo. Tho muscles lack tout'.
Thoy become nervoua, irritable, ile?|Hinil
ont, melancholy* the bratii toft*, and the
memory falls. Tbdrafnrc If you wlah t"
preserve your youthful vim. vl^ur and
vitality. ton rljio old ago, you mual sup?
ply tin- deficiency of I'liosplratc lacking
In your food by ualng Argo-l'hoapkatc,
tho form of I'nosjihata most easily as?
NOT10E: Argo l'ho?|ibato which lit
recommended ami poracribed by pliyal
oiaiis in nil euaniic ciMtcij is not a Mcrel
or patent incdiciuo, but One tluit in wld
and recommended by well known drug
giata everywhere, ami nhyalaiaila an
daily imbscriblng tho coiiatltucnt* con
tallied in it. H?ing entirely unlike many
other I'hoaphalcs, It is easily iis.-iuinlai
cd mid will be fouml effoetfvu in the
treatment of Indltfcatkih and aloiuach
troubles, aa well as fbrciiro Worn,iioryoiw
conditions. This manufacturera ol Argo
Phosphate will fnrft'it tn any cbaritauld
Inaliutioh {300.00 if tiny cannot treat any
man or woman undor IM irho lacks 1'hos
phates, and Inorcaac their strength and
endurance f nun 100 per bout, to smki jwr
cent, or more 111, 0110 liiontb'a time, If
thoy iaro freo front organic trouble. It la
lllSJilUISl'l ! by all reliable drugglatt.
If your drugglsta will not supply you,
send $1.00 to the Arjru l.alHJratorlea, If)
Knrayth Bt., Allanta, tia., and they will
?ciid you a two weoka treatment by o
turn mail.
Iii?Ii. It will bo steam heated
ami equipped with an electric
elevator and will cost$10,000.
Rally Day Exercises at the
Big Spring Church
Tlie Rig Spring Sunday School
will observe Rally l>ay on the
second Sunday in October.
Tho exorcises will begin at
11 a. m. with a song service,
followed by a serinoa by Rev.
Jus. M. Smith. Immediately nf
ter the morning services, a bas?
ket dinner will be served on tho
Church grounds.
In the afternoon a very in?
teresting Rally Day program
will be carried out. This will
include special songs, respon
sivo readings and recitations,
followed by tho study of tho
Sunday School lesson for the
day, "Returning from Captivi?
ty" (Kara 1: 1-11.)
Hon. R. T. Irvine will deliver '
I au address to tho School after
tho study of tho lesson.
A cordial invitation is extend?
ed to every body to he present
on this occassion. Come, bring
your family and your dinner
basket, and take purl in this
si ason of worship.
"I was glad when they said
unto me,
Lot us go unto I ho house of
the Lord."
Germany as tho mother in
law of Europe royally has cer?
tainly broken up a lot of happy
Submarine proof ships are
all right, hut, what is wanted is
a submarine proof world.
Nobody is worrying about
free speech in this country ex?
cept those who wish to abuse it.

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