THK IUU STUNK CAP POST.
WEDNESDAY. O?T. 24, 1017,
Fabbakcd Ever/ Wednysday liy the
W13E PRINTING COMPANY,
OIUDERT N. KNIGHT. - Kdltor.
LINDSEY J. HORTON, Atss't Editor
Kutered sccordlnit to |<osla! regulations
st the post-office st lllg Stono lisp ss nee
SUBSCRIBERS nro earnestly ro
qucBtctl to obsorvo tlto tlato
printed on their address slips,
whioh will koop them at all
timoR posted as to tho tlato
of tho expiration of their sub
scription. Prompt and timely
attention to this request will
Bavo all parties a groat donl of
HUMANITY AND THE LIB?
Novor in history lias such
suffering boon caused by war
as lit tho prosont day. .Millions
of men have boon killod or
wounded nnd millions in one
form or another crippled for life.
The progress that hud been
made towards the elimination
of tuberculosis has been check
ed and the white plague is ad?
ding its hundreds of thousands
of victims lo the numbers of
the slain. Millions of innocent,
helpless old men, women und
little children have stillered und
multitlldos of them have died
in massacres or from famine
and disease. To all this phy?
sical BUlTering must be added
the mental anxiety nnd dis?
tress of hundreds ot thousands
of peoples whose nations are
engaged in this fearful strife.
The sum total of human misery,
death, destruction and devas?
tation is beyond all iinugina
To help bring this awful con?
dition to an end is the duty und
privilege of every man, woman
and child in America, t'iviii
izuliou turns to this great na?
tion us its savior from the spirit
tif militarism, which is so huge?
ly responsible for this world
witlo calamity of war.
Kveryoue who subscribes to
the Liberty Bonds does his or
her part in liberating the world
from the horrors of the present
strife; in tint lessening of the
sulfuritig of myriads of our fel?
low men and in the saving of
the liven of the soldiers und
sailors of the lighting forces.
Into this elfort for humanity,
as well as for our country,
everyone should throw their
whole heart and soul. The
sooner the war is over the hei?
ter for the world.
Lot everyone then realize their
duty in supporting the Govern?
ment by the subscription to the
Liberty Bonds, that America
may bo tho great power which
will end this war and all its
To the Farmers of Virginia
Tho people of the United
States have been culled upon to
make a second loan of $8,000,
OOO.ooo to their government.
Tho security ottered is the f^ith
and honor of the United States
of America, backed by the tax?
ing power of the most powerful
nation of the earth. The no
cessity is as urgent us tho call
for the men who are to defend
on the firing'line our rights,
our honor and our liberty. Tho
farmers of Virginia as a class
are enjoying unexampled pros?
perity due to remunerati vo
prices tif ull farm products
largely as a result of war con?
ditions. Thanks to tho wise
legislation recently enacted by
Congress, the farmers have
easier access to ready money
and o largo participation in
bank credit than over before.
They are today in better con?
dition than at any time in their
lives to accept and bear cheer?
fully their due and proper share
in financing the nation in ill e
hour of its need.
For tlieBO reasons I appoal to
all farmers in Virginia to come
forward and subscribe for such
amount of the forthcoming bond
issue as the condition of each
will permit and thus strengthen
then title to a foremost plneo in
the ranks of tho grout army
which, although left at home,
is animated by tho same spirit
of courage and sacrifice as thnt
which is to bring us ultimate
victory on tho field of battle.
Let every farmer be as liberal
with his mouoy as ho has boon
with his boy. See your banker
and arrange with him to carry
your bond if you have not ready
money available. Do not meas?
ure love of country by the dif?
ference hotwoen four anil six
per cent., and do not allow
jourself to be classed with
those who turn a deaf ear to
the call of a government which
has done, is doing and will yet
do much for you und usks little
11 ION It Y t;. STUART,
Governor of Virginia.
The Meat Question
The present exhorbitant pric?
es of meat, together with the
reptirted scarcity if hogs and
cattle, should cittise the farm
ers of this country some concern
for the future. True, tho scar?
city is not so great in this coun?
try us in others, but on the oth?
er hand our export demands are
inordinately heavy. It is esli
mated that since the war begun
there has been a decrease in
the world's meal producing
animals of 116,000,000 head.
This has had its logical elVeel.
Taken all around, this coun?
try has increased its supply of
meat producing animal:-; hut,
us we have stated, the demand
on us has also increased many
limes. Exports of meat from
Ibis country ore nearly three
times us largo now as during
tllO period immediately preced?
ing the war.
Now it is perfectly evident
111itI if we are to continue to
the heavy demand upon our re?
sources we will be compelled lo
conserve the source of supply.
In plain words, wo must bend
our energies lo breeding more
live stock of all kinds.
The feeding season is close tit
hand, and the furthers and
stock growers will soon begin
to sort out the stock that is to
go to the slaughter. In Ibis
soiling, care should be taken
that all likely females he saved.
With the present high prices,
the temptation should he re?
sisted. Fdch man should study
for the future, and do his best
to keep up the available sup?
ply. During the past two or
three years ninny good breeding
animals have been sacrificed
that, if kept, would now put
their owners on easy street.
All authorities agree that there
is absolutely no danger of pric?
es falling to liny great extent
for some years to come, strlhul
each grower should plan to get
the most increase possible out
of ull his animals.
Another ruinous practice that
should bo slopped, by Inw if
necessary, is the practice ol'
slaughtering very young ani?
mals, particularly calves ami
lambs. Tho waste of material
is too great lo be countenanced
under the present conditions.
If all the calves, pigs and iambs
in this country are allowed to
grow lo maturity it -will go a
long way toward remedying the
present great shortage.
but above all things tlo not
destroy tho Bouree of supply?
the females. Intelligent atten?
tion to this dotail is absolutely
necessary if our moat Bitpply is
to bu kept up to the great de?
mand that will continue to bo
made upon it for some Inno to
Piano and Organ Cheap
j A very line high yr&tio pUuo ?ml a
?wcot toatxl hiiiJaomo organ for sale
' cheap for cash or on ca?y ternu. A,t
>lr?-sa P.'O, Bot 1(58, lllohmonil, V?.
To the Ainoricaa citizen who
gives some consideration of
features of his investments
olhorthan the mere money re?
turn froro them, the uoes to
which the money raised by the
salo of the Liberty Loan Bonds
is to .be devoted ? will prove
patriotic to those who pur?
chase such bonds. A certain
dignity attaches to money in?
vested in a high and noble
cause. The Liberty Loan is
made by the United States
Government to purchase arms
and equipment for American
soldiers ami sailors, food and
supplies for the American Army
and Navy. The money is to
be spent in America for those
Americans who are lighting
America's batlies on land and
sea. Tart of the money raised
by the sale iif Liberty Loan
Bonds is to be loaned to our al?
lies; this too is to be expended
in America. It is to ho spent
for food and supplies for the
Armies of our allies lighting on
our side on the various war
fronts in Europe, li is Ameri?
ca's contribution t lwarils
doing her part in the Wtti we
are engaged in. It is billions
for defense in the world wide
war Autocracy is waging
against Democracy, but not one
cent for tribute.
Treasurer's Report for the
Year Ending October 3
Oct. a, uns Balance .fllfl.?I |
.Mrs Potoi Wolfn S3
Mm K K OochHoo 1.00
Mr*. Kuller . l.oo
Mrs. Cox . l.oo
Mrs Strvi-iisi.il . 1.00
Mrs. (i. W. Taylor . 1.00
Mrs. Irvino. 19 Oil
Mr. Colitis 1.00
Mr. H?rige i 00
Colon Service. 0.2ft
Christmas Kimil 80. IB
Mrs Goohran 1 tx>
Mrs. Mot torkle 1 no
Mrs. t'halklcy . 9.00
A. J. Wolf? 1.00
i 'ash . 2.0(1
Monthly subscriptions . -.'is..'iii
Total . fs;n f$
i). t:. Won,. . ?st i?
K. F, Burgess.28.4?
iI 0.1 ioohran il t?>
Mr*. Cochran .... .35.IB
R; A, Complon. 2.30
0, I.. Sherman .. UMTS
Kelly Furnishing Company s ns
Kelly Drug Company 1,88
P, II Barren .... 2.60
Oct-8, 1017, Balance .. 7s.o:<
In the absence of Miss lliner.
who has the list of monthly
subscribers, publication of thoii
names is necessarily dolayod,
.lames M. I lodge.
LOST?At AtllU7.ll Theatre
Matinee Saturday afternoon a
(mir of black kid gloves with K.
Knight written on inside. Kind?
er please return to this office,
\Y. VV Bickley, \\ lid has been
sull'ering from an attack of gall
stonos for several days, went to
the hospital at Ahingdon this
morning where he will probably
undergo ail operation. lie was
accompanied l>v his sister, Miss
Paraloc Bickley, and Dr. J. A.
Death of Mrs. Malissa Slenip
News was received here Sun?
day morning of the death of
Mrs. Malisa Kimiea Slomp, at
the home of her son, U. Si
Slemp, in Powell's Valley. Mrs.
Slemp hail been in poor health
for the past seven years, but
was apparently in no pain on
Sunday morning, and had been
moving about her home and
yard as usual, until she sudden?
ly laid down OU her bed as if to
lake a little rest, when she ex?
pired. Her death came as a
great shook to the family and
Mrs. Slemp wan the widow of
the lute Oapt, Henry Clinton
Slemp. She was Mies Hex bum
be(dre her marriage. She was
born in Turkey Cove, Leo coun?
ty, Vit., in ISC, and had reach?
ed the age of 7.'? years. Her
marriage to Captain Slomp oc?
curred in 1805. Ten children
were born to this union, four of
whom are dead: Mrs. Nancy
Bell Graham, .Milton Slemp,
.Miss Venus Slemp and Miss
Up to midnight, September 12th, during a period of
8? months, we sold and delivered to tire dealers more
United States Tires than we sold to dealers during the
entire 12 months of 191C
This phenomenal sales increase was made notwithstanding our
epoch-making sales increases of 1916 over 1915.
These record-breaking sales increases of 1917 over 1916 and
our record-breaking sales increases of 1916 over 1915 definitely and
finally prove three facts:
1. The supremacy of United States Tires.
2. The fact that the vast army of automobile owners who used
United States Tires in 1916 are using them in 1917 on the sheer
merit of their experience.
3. The fnct that another vast army of automobile owners have been
won overdo the use of United States Tires in 1917 on the sbee*
suptriorily-oi^Qur tires over other tires that they have tried..
^?^Z/' Are Good Tires
>by' 'Chain' 'Usco' 'Royal Cord' 'Plain*
(A^r /Pemand that your Tire Dealer supply you with
'vN^ AN \S> V?3 //United States Tires-or go to another dealer.
A complete stock of United States Tires carried by
MINERAL MOTOR COMPANY. Big Stone Gap, Virginia
Alpha Bruhe Slemp. The six'
surviving children are; Mrs.
Lizzie K. Oox, of Bye Cove;
U. S. Slemp, of Powell's Vah !
ley; Mrs. Jno. U. Bailoy, T?r?
ke) Com-: Mrs. j. 0. Bailey, of
Colorado Springs, Col.; Mrs.
Auma Meyers, and P. W.
Slemp, of Powell Valley.
Mrs Slemp made a profession
of fmtli in Christ early in her
life ami united with the Meth?
odist Episcopal Church. She
lived a devoteil Christian lift1,
with regular habits of religious
worship. Sin* has left a rich
heritage in her example lo her
children. Sue was a good moth?
er and a kind neighbor, and hor
memory will long he cherished
by all who knew her
The funeral services were
held from the residence Iii Pow?
ell's Valley dt 11 o'clock Tues
d.n morning by Itev, J. M.
Smith, and intermentwoBmade
in the family burying ground
in Lee county.
.1. I. Bloom, Mrs. It. 11. Cri
zer, Mrs. S. P. Miller, Dr. and
Mr-. II, \V. Holly and daugh?
ter, Marion, Owcil sad llurold
Smith wert; among those who
went to Big Stone Cap Friday
afternoon to take in the "Birth
of II N at ion.''
Mrs. J, P. llondricks and
young son, Vernoil, have been
confined to their room with sick?
ness for the past week. Mrs.
llondricks suffering aii attack of
asthma, while Master Vernoil
has had a severe uttat-k of in?
let ma to ry rheumatism, being
unable to walk for several days.
Mrs. Kdison Counts, of Dallas,
Texas, who has been visiting
Mr. and Mrs. 1). T. Counts for
several days, lias returned homo
after having visited relatives at
Norton and Cleveland for about
two months. Mrs. Counts' hus?
band is at the front in France in
the Airplane service of the
American Expeditionary forces.
Nadino ('oilier, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. M. I). Oollior, is
confined to her room with au
attack of malarial fever.
Miss (?ortrude Bailey, teacher
of (he fifth grade in tho Appa
lnchia High School, has been
called to her home on account of
the sudden death of her mother,
at the family residence near
Jonesville. The sympathy of
the faculty and ol the pupils of
South-West Insurance Agency
Fire, Life, Accident and CaSuality In
siirancc. Fidelity and Other Bonds
Real Estate and Commission Brokers.
Ofllco in Iniurmont Building, BIG STONE GAP, VA.
hei*,grade is extended to Mi^s;
Bnilcy in her darkest hour.
I.anrenee Bausell, of the force
of The Big Stone ?ttp Post j was
calling on friends in Appalaehitti
W. B. Liford, of Appalucliia,
and J. 11. Roberts, 6f Pardce,
volunteers in aero service ?I San
Antonio, Texas, have written
Appalachia friends interestingi
letters concerning their experi |
ences. They are well stttisticd,
and seem to he desiriotis of the'
privilege of us-isling Uncle Sam!
in Iho world war.
VY. A. [lead is in Uiucinitiiti I
on business for a few days,
Krank Tamer has sohl his res
lauranl business oil Main street;
to John Trappesj of Cneburn,
1 Taking Iron
Says Six Fifty Cent Botlles
Brought Relief After Ten
Long Years of Suf?
TELLS WHAT KIND OF
IRON HE RECOMMENDS
"1 was troubled with my
stomach for ten years, and in
that time I bought almost every
kind of medicine and couldn't
begin to say how much 1 toolt
or paid out for medtoal service,
yet nothing did mo any good.
Then I begun using Acid Iron
Mineral and 1 don't think I had
taken more than six fifty cent
bottles when 1 began feeling
better than I ever did. I only
weighed 146 pounds when 1 be?
gan to take Acitl Iron .Mineral
and now I weigh 180 pounds.
It is a pleasure for me to recom
mend it to anyonu who has
symptoms of indigestion or
stomach trouble antl if they will
try it I am sure they will find
it everything I have said it to
be," writes \V. T. Cash, pro?
prietor of it well known cloth
ing, shoes, bats, and tnou's fur?
nishing store in Bristol, Vn.
A statement such as the abovo
from a merchant of integrity
wh<> know all the agony of stom?
ach trouble for ton years or
more must convince the reader
that after all is said and dorn-,
just plain, everyday natural
medicinal inn., concentrated as
it is in Acid Iron Mineral is the
cheapest, best, medicine III
bring the system hack to h?r?
mal and purify und enrich the
It is unusual, helps the appe?
tite, and costs but little, a ten.
spoonful in a glass of water al?
ter meals being a moBt invigoi
uting dose. Whole families
take it fall and spring as si ton?
ic. Absolutely non-injurious,
contains no alcohol, narcotic,
or habit-forming drugs. Docs
not upset the liver, stomach, or
bowels, nor injure the teeth.
[f your druggist hasn't it send
ii dollar to the Korrodino Chem?
ical Corp., Ilii moke, Va., for a
largo size bottle prepaid.?'?dv,
And Was Rfu-Dovm, Weak and
Nervous, Says Florida Lady.
Five Bottles of Cardui
Made Her Well.
I Kathleen, Fin.?Mrs. Dahns Price,
of this place, snys: "After the birth
if my Insl child...1 got very much
I run-down und weakened, so much
j that I could hardly do anything- at
rdl. I was so awfully nervous that
I I could scarcely ondure the lemt
noise. My condition was gettlnc
i worse nil the time...
I knew I must havo pomo relief or
1 would soon he in the bed and in a
j eerlons condition fur I felt bo badly
and was so nervous Rnd weak I could
] hardly live. My husband asked Dr.
; -about my taking Cardui. Ho
[ Eaid, 'it's n good medicine, and good
: for that trouble', so he got me 6 bot
; ties...After nbout tho second bottle I
felt greatly Improved.. .before taking
; it my limbs nnd hands and orroa
would Co to sleep. After taking It,
however, this poor circulation disap?
peared. My strength camo back to
me and I was noon on the road to
j health. After tho uso of about 5 bot
I ties, I could do all my house-work
nnd attend to my sir children be?
You can fed snfo in giving Cardui
n thorough trial for your troubles. It
contains no harmful or hablt-formlng
drugs, but Is composed of mild, vege?
table, medicinal Ingredients with no
bad nfter-effoc's. Thousands of women
bnve voluntarily written, telling of
the good Cirdui lias dono them. It
aboutd kelp you, too. Try lt. E T*
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