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The Big Stone Gap post. [volume] (Big Stone Gap, Wise County, Va.) 1892-1928, December 05, 1917, Image 3

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Send Him an Eastman Autographic Kodak. It is the one tiling that will
tell of all his experiences when lie comes home..
KEI^I^Y DRUG COMPANY
Tj/io fflcxall Store
BIG STONE GAP, VIRGINIA
LOCAL ITEMS.
Mrs. lt. K. Taggart spent
Tuesday in Bristol shopping.
Miss Editil Hnllard spent n
few days last week visiting
friends in Lee county.
Big Christmas opening a t
Goodlon Brothers Friday ami
Saturday.
Mw. W. J. Draper and Iii tie
niecb, Helen Sargent, spent a
few days a t Clinohport last
week with relatives.
Miss Kachel t raft, who is at
tending school at Virginia ln
termont in Bristol; spent the
Thanksgiving Holidays in the
Unp with her father, Rev, ,1. 11.
Craft.
The Guild of Christ Church
will meet with Mrs. I linket
Thursday afternoon a t four
o'clock.
The Presbyterian Aid Society
will hold its annual Buzt.T at
the Mutual Drug Store on Sat?
urday afternoon. December 7th
from two to live thirty o'clock.
Fancy work, knitting hags,
caps, aprons and good things
to eat will he on sale.
Headquarters for Sun tu (Maus
at Good loo Brothers Friday and
Saturday.
Miss Mary Preston, of Ta/.e
well, was the attractive guest
a few days last week of her
uncle and aiiut, Mr. ami Mis.
Marvin Kelly, in the Cap.
Mrs. Will Yoary spent a few
days at Keokee last week visit?
ing her mother.
Mr. and Mrs. Williams, of
Norton, spent Wednesday in
the Clap with Mr. and Mrs. S.
P. Fleenor, onroute to Chicago.
Mrs. Jones and grand daugh?
ter, Estliei Gibson, spent a few
days lust week in Bristol visit
ing friends.
Dr. J, W. Kelly left Monday
night on a few days business
trip to Louisville and Cincin?
nati.
Miss Mary Connor has been
spending several days in Coal
wood, W. Va . visiting her
brother, Ohas. Conner, dr.
Claude Black, of Knoxville,
spent the Thanksgiving Holi?
days in the Cap with his sif?
ter, Mrs. Harry Brunhum.
Miss Ella Aston, of Lebanon,
was the attractive guest of
Misses Margaret und Adelaide
Pettit a fow days last week.
J. M. Johnson and son, John
Henry Johnson, of Hale City,
spent Thanksgiving in the Gup,
the guest of Mr. anil Mrs. K. A.
Ayers.
Miss -Juliet Knight returned
Tuesday from Abingdon, where
(the spent several days visiting
her sister. Miss Kathleen
Knight, at Martha Washington
College.
Li, T. Irvioo nndj. W. Chalk
I ley spent a few daya this week
in Harlan oh b?BlUeBS,
Miss Nancy Harding, who
has boen spending some time in
; tin1 (Jap, at tln> It01 ni' of Dr. anil
Mrs. .1. A. Gilmer, returned
Aridity to hor homo in Castle
woods, for tt few days. Master
Jtunes Polk Taylor, aecompa
nied hor homo.
Mrs. John Litton and little
daughter, Mary datto, have
been spending a few days in the
Gap with Mrs. Pierpoint, while
their homo in Norton, which
was damaged by lire last Wed?
nesday, is being repaired.
Little Miss Uuth MahafTey
spoilt ii few days last week til
I 111 bod en with her ?ister, Mrs.
Clarence Davis.,
See fancy bags, knitting hn^s
a ml camisoles tit Goodloo Broth?
ers' opening Kridtiv and Satur?
day.
Miss Mndgo Munsey spent a
few tluys last week at Green?
ville. Teun., visiting her sister,
Mrs. t Itho Mullein..
Dr. and .Mrs. (i. C. (Himer, of
the ('ovo, spent Saturday in the
Gup with Dr. and Mrs. .1. A.
Gilmer.
Miss Bniily Richmond) -o f
tittle City, spent a few days in
town last week visiting Misses
Margaret ami Adelaide l'ettit.
Mr. and Mrs. C. N. Davidson
entertained a t their home at
Ktonega, Sundav for dinner,
Mr. and Mrs. J, B. Daughorty,
of the (Jap, Mrs. N. 1). Pressly,
of Norton. Misses Mary and
Lucy Quiiioii and K. J. Quilleu.
Miss Margie White spent a
few. days hist week at Bristol
with her sister, Mrs. Walter
Robinson.
Misses ,1 uaneta, Margaret and
Hellen Taylor spent a few days
(at Clinchporl last week with
llieir.grand mother, Mrs. Hel?
len Fitlin.
Johnny Gilley is spending
?overnl days in Chicago, where
In' sold a large number of his
lino cattle to Armours.
Itr. and Mrt?. G. Ci Ilonoycut
spent Thanksgiving with rela?
tives in Scott County.
Miss Mary Lee Maiden pri?
mary teacher in the public
school, spent the Thanksgiving
Holidays with her lister in
Clintwood. '
Lieut. Ryland Craft arrived
in the Cap last week from Fort
Myers, where he has been in
training for several weeks. He
will spend it few days witli his
father, Rev. J. B. Craft, before
going to Camp Lee, where he
will help train the new recruits.
Mrs. T. M. Cherry.of Norton,
.Messrs. Robert ami Deck Klan
ary.of Wise, wore quests at
their sister, Mrs. J. w. Kelly,
Thanksgiving for dinner.
South-West Insurance Agency
Incorporated
Fire, Life, Accident and Casuality In
surance. Fidelity and Other Bonds
Real Estate and Commission Brokers.
Offico ?n lntormont Building, BIG STONE GAP, VA.
Anything you want to make
n nice Christmas present nt
Uoodloo Brothers.
Harry ('. Wallnee Im? resign
ed his position with the Wise
Printing Company n n <1 left
Sunday night for Cincinnati,
whom he will take a business
course.
Lieut. Henry Goodlne, of Fort
Myers, the youngest brother of
tho Goodloe Brothers, in the
Cap, spent a few days here this
wet k en route to Camp Lee.
Lieut, and Mrs. Sam McChes
ney, who have been spending
several weeks at ('amp McClel
laii in Anuiston, Ala., arrived
in the Cap Monday, where I hoy
will spend several daya visiting
Mrs. AlcChesney's parents Mr.
and Mrs. W.S. Beverly.
The Woman Missionary So?
ciety will meet with Mrs. \V. II.
Polly Thursday afternoon at 4
o'clock.
Tho following birth announce?
ment has been received in the
Cap. "Arrived al Washington,
D. C, this thirtieth day of No
voinber, 1!U7, Merle Courtney
Crowdor to Mr. and Mrs. L. 11.
Crowder, weight six pounds
and eight ounces." Mrs. Crow
der was formerly Miss Courtney
Williams, who taught in tho
K:tst Stone Cap and Coebnrn
high schools and has visited in
the Gap a number of times.
Mrs. It. 1). Baker ami daugh?
ter, Miss Agnes, of Winchester,
Ky., spent Thanksgiving in the
Gap with Mrs. Baker's father,
J. N. Moore.
The Mutual Drug Store at
this place was sold last week to
the Avers Drug Company, a
new corporation recently or?
ganized, with J. B. Avers its
manager. Tho now concern
will continue the business at
tho old stand on Wood Avenue,
and will make it up to dale in
every particular.
Misses So\\, Ktilh and Jean
Marrs and Miss Crooksbaw, of
L. B. S., at Pennington (lap,
motored over to Ilm (Jap Friday
from Keokee, with Barl l'helts,
and spent a few hours.
Lieut. Henry Bullitt, who is
stationed at Camp MeCIcllan,
Annie ton, Alia., arrived in the
Cap Thursday, where he will
spend a few duys tit the home
of his sister, Mrs. .1. W. Chalk
ley.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. Sam
Qrubbs, a ten pound girl on
last Wednesday night.
Mr. and Mrs. R. B. Alaover
and two children, Mtss Evelyn
anil Master Bobert, spent a few
days in Cincinnati last week
Shopping.
J. W. Sprinkle, of Wildor,
spent a fesv days in the Gap
last week. His daughter. Miss
Elizabeth, who i a attending
school hero, accompanied him
homo for the Thunksgiving
I Holidays, returning to the Gap
Monday.
STRAYED?One cmv, deep
re.d color, dehorned und blind
in right eye. Reward for infor?
mation leading to recovery?E.
A. Harner, Big Stone Gap, Vn.
Mr. ami Mrs. Chns. Cuuuor
left lust Thursday night for Ar
tehtus, Ky., where Mr. Connor
will oporute his new corI mines,
which he receutly purchased.
Mrs. Misson, of Atlantic City,
N. J., who has been spending a
few days in the Qap witii her
daughter, Mrs. Reuben Musters,
returned this week to her home.
Her little grand son, Reuben
Masters, accompanied her home
where he will remain while his
mother is taking treatment in
Heudersonville, N. C.
VY. \V. Bickley, who under
wont a serious operation in the
Abmgdon Hospital about four
weeks ago, returned t o his
homo in the Cap Tuesday, ac?
companied by his sister, Miss
I'arilce Bickley, who has been
with him ever since the opera?
tion. His condition has been
greatly improved and he will
soan bo able to he out agnin.
Fleet Strong, one of the many
young men who was called to
the colors from Wise County,
returned to Big Stone (lap last
week from Camp, Leo, having
bet-ii exempted on account of a
dependent family.
A vers ('Impel, a union church
in ar the furnace, bus recently
been reinoddled und improved
v> ry much. An addition of
eight feet has been added to the
building, making it that much
longer. Those who have sub?
scribed to the fund for this im
I provemeiit and have not paid
their subscription should do so
at once in order that this im?
provement account can be
liquidated at once.
Housewives, Notice.
l'ies, cakes, potato chips ami
salads for sale,
To Mr. Hoover we will not tell
the tale,
The young ladies of Missionary
Society
Will 'how that cooking is on a
boom
Saturday noon in Taylors Sam
pie Room.
Or phono orders to Mrs. 1. C.
Taylor.
RED CROSS FOR SOLDIERS
The lied Cross sent to (Jump
1.00 on Tuesday of this week
100 Sweaters," to mufflers, 57
pairs of wristlets, 34 pairs of
socks.
Masonic Entcrtaienment.
The Itig Stone (lap Lodge No.
JOS A. F. & A. M. ami Steven?
son Chapter, No. Ill, R. A. M.
will give an entertainment at
the Masonic Lodge Room on
Tuesday evening, Dec. 11th.
No admission. Freewill otfer
ing for the benefit of our boys
who have gone to the front.
A delightful musical program.
This is not an entertainment
for Masons only but for their
wives, daughters and friends.
Refreshments at the close of
program.
Navy League Notes.
The men of the Navy having
been supplied with knitted gnr
ntents, the Comfort Committee
of the Navy League of Rig
Stone Qap, has received permis?
sion from Washington to send
their knitted garments direct
to the men tit Camps Lee and
A nnislou.
Last week a box containing
twenty one (21) complete s,-ts,
sweaters, mufflers, helmets,
wristlets and socks?was sent
to Auuiston in care of Major
Bullitt. A box is now being
prepared to bo sent to Camp
Lee in care of Captain J. 'I.
Douglas, not Inter than the 15th
of this month.
Sweaters tire '.he most needed
articles and the Comfort Com?
mittee hopes to send at least
seventy five of them in the next
shipment. A new supply of
wool has just arrived and any
one wishing to help will be sup
plied with wool und needles
either by Mrs. K J. Prescottor
Mrs. D. B, Pierson.
i, E. HORSMAN, Florist
DOOLEY, VA.
Telephone 1030 Norton, Va.
Another reminder not to forget us whi n
in need of Flower* for any occasion.
Itos. s. Violets. Swetu Pcus, Orchids, Car
nations, Chrysanthemum! and Potted
Plants. Corsage work and Floral Designs
a Specialty. Out of town orders tilled
promptly oy Parcel Post, Special Deliv?
ery, Kxprcss or Telegraph.
Italy's reverso must have
served to teach most of Ittuy's
discontented people that the
way to happiness lies in beat?
ing the universal inemy.
Amuzu Theatre
Commencing
Monday, December 10th
MATINEE AND NIGHT
Greater Vitagraph
ALBERT E. SMITH
presents
William Duncan and Carol llolloway
"THE FIGHTING
TIM."
Story by Rev. Cyrus Townsend Brady
The Most Marvelous Melodramatic
Photoplay Serial Ever Produced.
ADMISSION:
Adults.6 Irish Potatoes plus ic war tax
Children.3 Irish Potatoes plus ic \v;tr tax
Iiis
THE UNIVERSAL CAR
Nothing can qiesk stronger lor the reliability ???1
general utility of Iba Kord Car than the oonsiautly In?
creasing demand, coining from every part of ibis
couutry ami from all over the world, Hy reason of
its usefulness It has bee.>? ;i lieccssity?your neces?
sity. K?r pleasure and business a is serving and
saving for :ill ulsasts?II has become a part In the
''busiucss of living." May we mit luv? your order
f..1 one.' Runabout,'f 916; Touring ?'ivr. |8d0; Co?pe
let, (AOS; Town fur, 15061 Sedan, Ull?; one-Tun
Truck Chassis, *?HiO. All f. o, h I?droit.
Mineral Motor Company
w\ stone oap, va.
ANSWER PROMPTLY
The telephone operator
can ascertain
the number wanted
and can ring the bell,
b?rt she cannot foarco
the called party
to answer.
Much so-called
l*s4ow aerrioe"
&b caused hy peoplo
who do not answer
promptly.
A good point
y to keep in mind.

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