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RUBBER QUALITY COUNTS If there isn't true quality in the rubber?the article won't wear long. If quality is lacking, appearance will be lacking. Buy Hot Water Bottles, Syringes. Foun? tain Syringes, Combinations here and KNOW you arc getting tho best grade of new, long life, lively rubber. Perfect Goods Cost No More Wc have all rubber goods needed for use in sick room, bathroom, the nursery, at home. Everything is perfect in make, exceptional in quality, and as low in cost as is possible with the host quality. LET US FILL YOUR PRESCRIPTIONS KKJUIvY l>Hfc?? COMPANY ZjAo !7?cxall Store BIG STONE GAP, VIRGINIA LOCAL ITEMS. Mrs. Johnnie Gilly wont over to Bristol Thursday morning, Iwhere Hint sponl u few days having her eyes treated. Mrs. Ohas. Curtright and three children Bouhuin, Tweed an anil Kulherine, left Friduj for Bristol, where they will spend Borne time visiting rela? tives there and ai Chilhowio. John Bay and family have moved into the lt. II. lit nee property <>n Wy?nd?tle Ave? nue. ! Mrs. 1). B. Savers will he hos? tess to the Lloyd I itiihl of Christ Episcopal Church, Thursday, January 31st, ut I p. in. Miss Laura Ash worth, of Coebtirn, spent Saturday and Sunday in the Cap visiting Misses Bosa and Flora Bruce. Mr. and Mrs. Bobt. Bruce and children, of K?rton, motor id down to the Cap Sunday uf ternoon and spent it few hours. Miss Joseph Crill returned Sunday night from Botersbdrg, where she has been spending some time with her husband, wlio is in (ruining at ('amp Leu und with her brothers at Hopowoll, Miss Mary Hoiss left Satur? day for Richmond und Peters? burg, where she will spend a few da) s. Chus. 10. Blinil has been spending sovoral days in Balti? more on business. J. U. Mtincy has been spend? ing several days in Lyiichbtirg ami Richmond on business. Mr. and Mrs Ike Richmond and little sou Archie, who have been living at AppalaChio,huve moved to Norton. W", R. Peck htiH been spend ingseveral days in the (lap with bis family. B. K. Tdggart ret timed Thurs? day from a few duys visit to Bichmoud on business. Miss Maggie Darnell, of Im boden, spent u few days in the Cap lust week with her cousin, Miss rCdnn Cutron. Mrs Henry Taylor left Wed? nesday for Hazard, Ky., where she will spend several days vis? iting her SOU, Hurry Taylor. Mr. and Mrs. Bradley have moved into the apartments in the Tontine Flats recently vn COted by Mr. and Mrs. K. C Taylor. Mr. Bradley has a position with the interstate Railroad here. C. L. Chapman und Dr. Hol ly came down from Appalachia Wednesday night to the show at the AlllUZU Theatre. Mrs. M. V. Horton went to Osaka Saturday afternoon, where she will spend some time visiting her daughter, Mrs. F.. F. Tute. Dr. Kurl Sloehr, malinger of the Kelly Drug Company, re? turned to the Cap Saturday night from a business trip to Cincinnati. Miss K.dna Gilly spent Sunday at Stouegu visiting her sister, Mrs. J. M. Young. Mrs. William E. Wolfe, of Dante, ami Mrs. Paul Marlin, of Jonesboro, are visiting their parents, Mr. und Mrs. G. M. Brown, in the Oap this week. Mrs. Jerome Wells, of Keo kee, spout Friday in the Gap with friends. While here she sold her residence to W. D. Kinder of Artomus, Ky., who will move his fumily to the Gap in near futuro. Mr. und Mrs. J, K. Taggart, of Roda, spent Thursday after? noon in tlte Gap witlt relatives. The many friends in tin' (lap of Mis. Irliy Nickels, of Knox. villi-, will he glad to know she has fully recovered from Iheop oration she underwent before| Christmas, ami has returned tol her home in Knoxville from the! Hospital. Mrs. W. C. Moore, of Wash-! Ington, I) C . arrived in the GapThursday, whore sho will sp Mid soul" time visiting her j mother, Mrs ,1 W. l-'ox. Edward Edens, who enlisted' last year in the Navy and ? has been in training at a Naval Sta? tion on t he (i re it Lakes, spent' a few days in the dap last week with relatives. He has been transferred to one of the sub-' marine chasers. Mrs. William Kelly arrived in Hie Cap Friday from Knox-' ville, where she has I.n visit illg and joined her husband, j Corporal Kelly, of Birmingham England, who Iiuh accepted a position with the Htonnga Coke and Coal Company i?l Osaka. Attorney 1). F. Kennedy, of I Wise, was in town the first of the week attending U. 8. four t. W. W. Hressly, of Clintwood , was a business visitor in the i lap this week. In order to comply with Kind Administrator's order for the conservation of fuel our print iug department will bo closed each Monday until the "JSlh of March, or as long as this ortler remains in effect. Those who patronize our job department should keep this in mind and govern themselves accordingly. The Virginia Overland Com? pany sold ti Country Club Over laud Car last week to W. O Heat, traveling salesman for the Duriiol-Uriscoo Company, of Knoxville, Tonn., with head? quarters in l?g Stone Gup; A. ,1. Sewing, purchasing agent for theStonega Coke cv* Coal Company, brought a Light Knur touring car ami the Monte ViH la Hotel purchased also a Light Four touring car to be used for the hem lit of their guests. Haul .lessee has opened a nice cafe in a small building east of the Amii/.u Theatre, where bo will serve hot lunches ut all hours, lie lias also purchased a peanut roaster and can serve his customers with roasted pea? nuts ami pop corn. Haul is a first class chef, having served a chief Cook for the Sol dier's Home ut Johnson City, Tenn., and he can cook good enough for anybody. Major Joshua F. Bullitt, who returned to the Gap lust, week from Camp McClellan, Annis ton, Ala., where he received an honorable discharge on account of his age, left Friday morning for Washington, where he will spend a week on business and while in the city ho wili be with his daughter, Mrs. Willis H. Slaughter, who has a govern? ment position in the Capitol City. The Hig Stone Cap District Conference, M. E. Church, South, will be held in Big Stone (lap this year, probably the last week in .) tine. Mrs. Jane B. Hansom, of Richmond, the supervisor of public health for the state of Virginia, spent a few days the past week at Appalachia visit? ing Miss Jaue Morgan, the! County Nurse for Wiso County. Together, Mrs. Ramson and Miss Morgan are looking well uster the health of the county RED CROSS WORK ROOM NOTES Wednesday, January 251.? j Those who attended (he Reil Cross Woik Room wore:? Mrs. K .1. Preschttj 2 hours : Mr-. Markle. ? 1-2 hours ; Mrs. I!inkle, 2 hours; Mrs. Maxwell, 2 hours; Miss Conner, 2 hours; Miss Rollout - bouts; Miss Car I oil ni> Itho.uls, 'J hours; Miss Pell it, 2 hour- ; Mrs. Kyl? Mliri soh, 2 hours; Mis. Owens, 2 hours; Mrs. (lillium, ?_' hours; Mrs. ilnhies Kelly, I I-2 hours ; Mr-. Gilbert -Knight} 2-1-2 hoilirs; Mrs. W. D. Iliiiin, 2 hours ; Mrs. II. S. K. Morisoh. 2 hours; Mrs. Horace P. fox, !5 hours. Saturday, January 2(1;?Mrs. Markle, 2-T-2 hoiirsjMrs. Long; 2-1-2 hours; M'is- IVttit, 1-1-2 hour-; Mrs. Horace K. Kpx, :; hour-. Kitrh week froin now tin we hope to publish who work in (he work room,ami how ninny hours each person works. It may en courage] us to work iiiorc and make it more interesting. Nitrate of Soda Sold by Gov? ernment. All farmers wanting to iise nitrate ofsoiln (hi- spring should telephone or write me at Pig Stone (!ap and get blanks on which to apply. I have been! appointed government agent. Use inn pounds per acre oil truck except potatoes, which re-1 ijtiire very little it' any nitrogen in this form. Use about 60 f? To pounds per acre on grain and grass for hay, and from two to four pounds per apple or peach troo. 1 have used nitrate of soda for years on wheat, grass [or buy, truck and apple trees and it has paid well. 1 advise the purchase of some by the farmers desiring larger yields on the above crops, and I w ill give to those ordering same all necessary instructions about its use. It is sold at the price at $70. no per ton, with ?_'.") cents per ton state tax, and freight. All orders must be in by February ?1th, so write or phone me tit once. I). I). Sl/.KK, ? 'ount v agent. Lee Harris Dead. Sam 11 arris, colored, received a telegram last Tliursday night staling that Iiis brother, Leo Harris, ti trooper in the U. S. Cavalry at a point in Texas, near the border, was dead. No details were given us to how Harris met his death, which is believed to have been sudden,as his brother had just received a letter from him staling that he was well. The body wan ship ped to Gute City for burial, the homo of the deceased's mother, Harris had served in the caval? ry for over three years and fig? ured in several encounters oil ihn Mexican border. At one lime during General Peraliiug's expedition in Mexico ho was! repot ted to bo umong the color? ed troopers captured in a battle but later reports proved that this was not true. Dr. D K. Orr, of St. Paul, spent Monday and Tuesday in the (Jap mingling with relatives and friends. Dr. Orr formerly lived in the Oap and his many friends hero were glad to see him again. Death of William C. Giles. Mr. William Calvin Giles died I at his residence near the South? ern depot last Saturday at 1 p. in. after an illness of three weeks. He had been troubled for some years with a complica? tion of diseases, and had been under treatment from time to time in hope of recover}*. Mr. tlilos \va< bearing Iii? tilth birthday, having been born in Washington county, Virginia, April Ulli, 185-1. Later lie mov? ed to the lower end of Scott county, Virginia, and in 1002 removed lo Rig Stone Gap where he has since resided. lie was married to Miss Martha Robill utte, ami to this union was horn the following children: Mrs. Laura Masters, .1. M. Giles, 11. 0. Giles, C. L\ Giles, It. L. tide-, II. O. Giles, Bertha L. Giles, Stun'I B. Uiles, Mrs. Bliodn I Bird, of Scot I county, (ieo. W. Giles ami Verdie Giles. All of these survive their father ovept tin' next lo the last nam? ed, who died in infancy. He is also survived by his wife and two brothers: "it. F. Giles, of Benimm, Vit., and A. '1'. Giles, of Scott county, near Dlllliold. Mr. Giles was well known in this -eel ion, having traveled for I lie past fifteen years as a sales? man for Southern Nurseries. He was a kind husband and an in? dulgent parent, a good neigh? bor, ami hospitable lo his friend-. He made it profession of Faith in Christ s,,mo twenty years ago, and expressed him? self to all who were with him during the last moments of his life a- being ready to die. A large number of sorrowing friends attended the funeral ser? vices which wer.nductcd at the residence Monday at 12 'AM p. in., by Hev. .1. M. Smith, and the interment wasttmdc in Glcii coo cemetery. Card of Thanks. The family of the late William C. Giles desires to express t<> their friends' and neighbors their sincere I hanks for the kind and sympathetic service rendered during the illness and death of their father. 0 Major Bullitt Returns. Major Joshua V. Bullitt, who has been stationed at Ctlliip Mr Clcllan Training Cahip since Atigiiosl returned to I ho (lap last Tuesday having received an honorable discharge from Mili? tary service. Major Bullitt, whoso two sons are in service, Lieut; llenrv Bullitt al Camp Meridian and Josh Bullitt dr.. at Princeton Aviation t'anip,was very anxious to go to France, and help the United Slates whip Germany, ami he regrets very much he could not remain longer in flit: service. Iiis friends in the I lap, however, are glad to have him back home again. medTc?l"adyis?ry BOARD. The Medical Advisary Board appointed by the President for the o,unties Lee, Wise ami Scot! met heii- on Tuesday afternoon and organized. The Board is composed of Dr. 11. B. Botvyer, of Stonegtt, Chairman, Drs. .1. A. Gihncr and W. A. Baker, of this place; Urs. <'. E. Me.Neal and ti. 1?. Hence, of l.ee County ; lb-. A. M. Wallace ami F.. N. Corhe, of Scot! Coun? ty ami Dr. D. F. Orr, of Si. Haul, dentist. This board, which will make Big Stone Gap its headquarters and w ill he located in the government building, will hear all appeals on physical examination from the local board of these counties in the next selective draft, winch, we un? derstand w ill Start within a few days. Those who are not satis lied with the medical examina? tion of the local hoards have the right to appeal lo this board, whose decision will he (Ilia), The hoard will meet once a week, but the date of the first meeting has not been set. Clyde Lindsey and little son, of Frankfort, Intl., were visit ing relatives in the Gap this week. JMr. Lindsey, who is now connected with the Toleda Southwestern Hailway, former? ly lived in Big Stono Gap and has many friends here, who were glad to see him. Ho has joined the Railway Engineer? ing Corps anil expects to be sent to Franco soon. SPRING FARM WORK CALLS FOR PIvOWS Chattanooga Hillside Plow Haw you bcchiStudying about it Mister h'armfer? It will soon be on band. VVc sell the lust made, ''The Chatta? nooga." If you use oiu; you'll have no other. We want your trade this spring, and are prepared to oiler you great inducements. HAMBLEN BROTHERS Bio Slone Gap. Virginia THEATRE ONE BIG WEEK Commencing Monday, Feb. 4th The Shannon Stock Co ith Hcizel Shannon and Harry Shannon, J r. and a Company of PEOPLE - 25 including a Concert [fond and Symphony Orchestra FEATURE VAUDEVILLE BETWEEN ACTS MONDAY NIGHT The Big Comedy Drama Success The Shoplifters" Prices: 25c, 35c and 50c phis the war tax NOT K?This is positively the biggest and best Stock Company that has ever played Big Stone Gap, present? ing an entire now play and vaudeville act each night. THE TELEPHONE VANGUARD Ah fast as the buildings at the cuiii|i?aiul euiitomnents have been erected, permanent central ollice equipment has been installed, poles have been set und wires strung, and additional trunk linos run lo the central offices in nearby towns and cities. ** Thus each camp headquarters is iu direct telephone communication with Washington. THE CHESAPEAKE AND POTOMAC TELEPHONE COMPANY OF VIRGINIA h. H. MILTON, Local Manager Norton, V?. Buy your Stationery and Office Supplies from theJWise Printing Company.