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CHRISTMAS One Barrel to be given j away on Dec. 21,22 & ?4 AT E. F. Burgess' Grocery Store BIG STONE GAP, VA. : One Pound of Sugar FREE with each and every $1.65 cash pur? chase for any and all goods in stock except Chop, Hay, Flour, Meal, Meat and Lard. I need the cash an^ you need the Xmas sweetening. .Remember this barrel of sugar is positively not for sale or any part of it until after the 24th LOCAL ITEMS. (Jeorge 1'. Orilllin, of .loin's villo, spent Friday in the il ip on business, H, Hard away, of St. Paul; wns visiting in town Saturday, Attorney A. t'. Anderson was down from Wise Saturday on professional business, Mrs. K EL Qoodloe *vas called to Atlanta last Friday on ne oountof Ihn sudden death of her aunt, Mrs. Foreakor. Miss Cessio Dtivh), one of the Public School teachers, will upend the Holidays ill the (lap, the guest of Mrs *\V. (I Pain tor. Prof, and Mr*. S. B. HaB left! Thursday rooming for their horhu in Norfolk, where thuy will spend the Holidays. Miss Mary Lee Maiden, tlie primary teacher, left this week for her home near Abioglon for the Holidays. Campbell Cochran, Jr., who has been stationed at Camp Lee, near Petersburg, lias been traubferred to Fort Hancock, Georgia. Mrs Oscar Willis returned Friday to her parents' home in St Paul, where she will remain until her htisdaiid returns from the services in the I". S. Army. Lieut, William A. Stuart, of the law firm of Irvine it Siuurt, m the Gup, but who is station ed ill Camp Lee, spent fi w days hero last week. Mr. and Mis Guy K Button and little son, Guy, left Monday f.>r S Iiunton where they will spend the Holidays Mrs. J. I'. Wolf- has moved hi r millinerv store from the Polly Building into the building adjoining the Ainuzu Theatre II P. Newell, of Jonesvillo, was in town Sunday visiting f riends. Mis. II L Miller and daugh? ters. Misses Margaret a n d Christine, returned t? the (-Jap Sunday from a trip lo Knoxville where they spent a few days shopping, W. II Wren, of Chilhowie, spi n! part of last week in town looking after the interests of I the Mineral Motor Company. .1. W. Chalk ley spent a few days this week in Richmond on business. j Misses Myrtle and Malt Nick? els, who are teaching at Kloo kno have returned to their homes in the (lap for the Holi? days Wiley Witt spent a few days last week at Kingsporl and (late City on business. Mr. and Mrs. B. B. Alsover ami two children, F.velyn and Hubert, returned to their home in the Gap Wednesday from u two weeks trip to Chicago, Cin? cinnati and Louisville. Miss Kii/.abeth sprinkle left Friday for her home in Wilder to spend the holidays. Mrs. W. S Best ami children left Thursday for a few weeks visit lo relatives below Knox I ville. ALL KINDS OF Xmas Books and Novelties for the Boys and Girls together with a full assortment of Christmas Cards and Folders now on display at the WISE PRINTING COMPANY DON'T BE HUMBUGGED BRING your storage battery to me any time and as often as you wish. We will inspect it and help you to keep it in good healthy condition. Dis? tilled water and hydrometer reading at regular inter? vals free. If repairs are necessary we will do the work promptly and at reasonable cost. When you need a new battery?we have it. We have also added to uur battery department an Oxy-Acetylene Welding and Braizing Out lit. Give us a trial and you will he surprised to know what you can save. Don't throw away your old cylinder head or block that is frozen-? have them welded at one third of the cost. O'lr forefathers plowed with a wooden plow. What would you say to see a man plowing with a wooden plow these days? The old way was to scrape the carbon in cylinders, the new way is to burn it with oxygen; this is the only method that will insure a clean cylinder. You can have your cylinders cleaned by the oxygen process at g s uarage BIG STONE GAP, VA. BEjBEir?lEijaig jaGj ?lEfiaifiaig raEifatsTiais?atsi f?itsfrsi fnr?llsii?UspBp i South-West Insurance Agency Incorporated Fire, Life, Accident and Casuality In surance. Fidelity and Other Bonds Real Estate and Commission Brokers. Oflice ui Intoniiont Building. BIG STONE GAP. VA. HIT WILL YOU Victrola Kodak China Cut Glass Cortez Cigars Huylers Candies Stationery Alarm Clocks Lavalliers Watches Brooches Stick Pins Smokers' Sets Pipes Toilet Cases Military Sets Ivory Mirrors Ivory Brushes Ivory Novelties Manicure Sets Perfumes Thermos Bottles Traveling' Rolls Fountain Pens Gift Books Pocket Knives Scissors Leather Goods Why not have the modern things, the new ideas, the last happy thoughts and only things worth while repre? sented in your Christmas purchase this year. We are waiting to show you our New Holiday Stock. KELLY DRUG COMPANY BIG STONE GAP, VIRGINIA Mrs. VY. T. MuhafTey spent u tow ilays last week al [tiibodcn with lier daughter, Mrs. Glnr once Davis. Mrs Mollie Horton is spend' ing some lime at. Osokn with her daughter, Mrs. Kd Tale. Mrs. J. W. Ghalkley ami son, John Bullitt, spent a few days in Bristol shopping last week. .Mrs. I). B. Pierson spent a few days in Louisvillelast weok shopping. Mrs. Florence Orender, who has heen very ill fur some time h-ft Thursday morning for Ah iugdon, where she will enter the Hospital for treatment. Her cousin, X. B. (Jollier accompa? nied her to I he hospital. I). B. Went/., of Philudel I phis, president of the Stouoga Coke & Coal Company,is spend ing a few days this week in the Gap on business. Mrs. G. X. Knight spent Tues? day shopping in Bristol. Mrs. J. W. Kelly spent Th?rs dav in Morton, where her son Creed left on the X. & W. for Washington, D. C, where he will go into the government service. Dan Hill is operating the new ?ndose.I bus for tin? Monte Vis? ta Hotel and will be glad to have his city friends patronize him. Webb J. Willetta.of Norton, passed through the Gap Thurs? day night en route to his home in Santa Barbara, California, for a few weeks visit. Miss Bertha MahafTey, who is teaching it Pardee, spent the week-end in the Gap with her parents. Mrs. Nell Bass, o f Nashville, who is visiting her aunt Mrs. Shalur Qilly, at Par dee, accompanied her home. Miss Grace Graham, who has beer, doing educational work for the past few years in In? diana, bus arrived at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. F. G. Graham, near here where she will spend a few mouths. Mrs. Willed B. Slaughter (nee Miss Jule Bullitt) who has been spending the past few months m New York studying, arrived in the Gap Tuesday, where she spent a few hours enroll to to Beda, where she will spend the Holidays with her sister, Mrs. J. K. Taggart. Mr. and Mrs. lt. T. Irvine and three little children will leave Saturday for Richmond, where they will spend the Holidays. Mrs. II. S. Benjamin left last week for New York, where she, will spend the Holidays with nor mother. ' The Lloyd Guild will meet at the Inline el" Mrs. MeCormiek j Thursday, Dee. 'Jo, at I p. in. Arthur Crawford, of this I place, was among the many lyniiug men from Southwest I Virginia who enlisted in the ; Virginia Coast Ariillary Com pan) which was recently or? ganized in Bristol'hy 11. C. Stuart, Jr., who was commis? sioned captain of tho company. Arthur's homo is at Mendnto hilt he has been in the flap for some time operating a rock quarry for his father. Bin Stone Gap experienced its tirst gasol. shortage Sat? urday, practically all dealers reporting they were entirely out, w h i c h in cessnrily caused a nm lhi r of cars lo stop running. It is thought that the shortage will he relieved in a few days as the dealers are expecting promisod shipment. Born to Mr. and Mrs. Pitz hiigh Hamilton, who formerly ! lived up in the Vttlly, last week! at their Imme in Norton, a girl. Jan is Taylor returned last I week from Kort Thomas, Ky., where he had enlisted in the Clerical department of the Aviation corps hut was reject? ed on account of his eyes. T. B Tiller, depbt agent for liie Southern Railway at this place, who was seriously injur? ed last week from a range ex? ploding in his home, is improv? ing as well as could he expect? ed, lie will ho unable to re? sume his duties for some lime however, on account of his broken leg. Billy Mathews arrived in the Gap Sunday night from Lynch burg and will spend several days here looking after busi? ness interests. Billy says his father's health has improved wonderfully since they moved to the farm ami that the whole family, is will satisfied with their new location. In order to give our force a little i. st during the Holidays there will bo no Post published next week This is a custom adopted ho nearly all weekly publications ami has always been followed hy this paper whenever practicable. Mrs B. L. Brown and son, Eugene, of Middlesboro, spent Monday in the (lap visiting relatives Miss Kathleen Knight and Miss Bruce Skeen, who are attending school u t Martha w ashinglon College, Abing don, arrived home Tuesday night to spend the holidays with hoinofolks. The Monte Vista Hotel has put in operation a new closed bus und solicits t he patronage I of tho public. HAMBLEN BROS Give Somethuicj Useful. We've got lots of Useful Presents. SI Wagons Bicycles Sewing Sets Flash Lights Chisels Candies Oranges Raisins Perfumes Velocipedes Pocket Knives Silver Spoons Manicure Sets Screw Drivers Nuts Apples Maple Syrup Lamps Lap Robes Scissors Razors Flash Lights Razor Strop Cakes Crackers Baskets Fire Works Shaving Soap and lots of other things. J Building Up Flesh There's no better llcsli building material than FLESH, Keep up your Resh, and thereby your strength, by a liberal diet of our savory Steaks, Roasts, Stews, Pork Chops, Ham, Sausage, Etc. Durin? the merry Christmas season the temptation wil be great to indulge in sweets and dainties of all kinds. Fortify your system against these with a good supply of strength from Fresh Meat?the greatest flesh and strength builder in the world. HISELS MEAT MARKET Phone No. 58. BIG STONE GAP, VA.