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LIMING SOILS .
IN WINTER Experiment Station Workers Urge Farmers to Buy Lime Now for Winter Use on the Land and for Home Storage. IT IS ESSENTIAL TO FERTILITY. Th? Present Emergency Demanding of the Farmer a Great Effort Requires the Adoption of New Practices and Methods to Conserve Labor, Pro? duce Crops and at the Same Time Maintain Fertility. There Is no one who hns not been affected In some way by the war. The city Inhabitant has fell the shortage of sugar mill fuel. The farmer Is surrounded by unuinlnl contlllloua. lie Is n*Leii to prfHluce Brcntor ylcl?a on der a illmlnlslilnt.- labor supply. Itus sln ami the United Stales nre the only nations now m wur Unit produce morn foods I hall their own people require A TYPICAL CITY SCHOOL GARDEN. THE TEXTURE AND FERTILITY OF GARDEN SOILS IS IMPROVED BV AN APPLICATION OF LIME. for home consumption, ami o( theso inn lluxslu rim hardly be eipoolitl lu cuntrlhute much. The Pyes of ili<" tvorltl nro focused lipon I lie Atnerloiin rnriuer, jn?t ?s Ilm Hon. Pnvltl A. Iloiudon, necretnri of agriculture, *? forcibly Ktnti'ii when lie luilil recently: '(There must lie no breakdown on the. I ? farm? n? failure <>( foods, foodstuffs i nml rloilthig. The iluty is pressing of i furnluliltiR nliumlniit supplies for our own people innl In InmciiMire. for the peoples with whom we nie associ? ating " The Farm Labor Problem Severe. There hits always existed u farm problem' thiii of evenly illRtrlliutlng labor throughout tin' year, liolli of innn nml tettru- whh It nnl.iy is greatly enhanced by tlie. severe, ami universal idmruign of Inline. It Is not ciistmnnry for the farmer in worV a* ban! In win? ter us In slimmer, nor In It iwgslblo, lieciniHi- the d?y'l lire slimier, nml again It is not altogether natural?It In hl? tost period, such ns he Is able to have?yet In tlm present emergency ?II lire leipilri'il to evert their greatest efforts to iivnlll defenl nml suffering. I.lmlng soils is essential in rropprO' ililcllutl, nml fortimntely |t may he ilnue In winter, though It Is not n cus? tomary practice nor always advisable. Vet under the circumstances It Is one RYE AND WINTER VETCH. A COMBINATION OF CROPS RAPIDLY GROWING IN POPULARITY. way to utilize Inlior ettlclcully taring I In- winter iipil ut tlx' fame time brln|C about better seil conditions and i;rent? er yields, so badly needed. Agilcnltiirtsts und experiment ata tioii worker* everywhere have been* d prompt. <t hy illfflcnllloa arising out of war coudltldlts to give thorough eon ?klcralfou t.? tins question. Tiio re mar^s of it number are given here? with: Advice of Experiment Station Workers Prot T, C, Johnson, director of the Virginia Truck Kxperlinool Station. Not toll., V?., mi>?: "We think It h very. Kood practice (or the fanner to purchase lime dur? ing the fntl und winter for Itmneiilute application or for application prior to planting crops In thu early spring. In the trucking section It la customary to procure lime during the winter months j and UpplJ li on >u< )i crop* a* rablwgct, ! lettuce, tomatoes, cantaloupe* anil cu- | ClilllbclR. l>li( for CUCll lTO)i? H* IlCOt? ?ml iKiim.ipH time usually should lie applied mi llio crops preceding those mentioned, We mo advising farmers to secure Hip lime at Ilie nullest ilate possible mi account of the iiinirulty in transportation ntui labor." Dr. M J, Patterson, director of the Maryland Kxperltuent station, anys: "We hare Kotten wry good result* by applying lime durltiK the (Vinter a* a top dressing on wheat eint fall ?etil eil grasses. Wo do not advise thl? us being tho brst uiclhoil of applying Mine, hut lime applied in this wa) ha* proven beneficial both to the grain und grass which follow* tho wheat." tir. Jacob it. IJpman, soil chemist, dean ami director of the New' Jersey Agricultural rjxperlmenl station, says: "The wisdom of pnrchaslng und spreading Ihne in the full ami winter lire entirely proper. At this purlieu lar time, uheii farm labor Is costly mill icani us tu iiti'ply, Ilie conscrva' (loll of ilie ell,ins of ibe farmer should be Urged In every possible way. In deed. It has been our practice for some lime past to advise formers In New1 Jersey not to leave certain of the farm work that may be done In the ?Inter until early spring." Dr. Klmer <r Pippin, professor of soils, Cornell University ami College of Agriculture, Ithncii, ... v.. says: "In the matter of Ibe ordering ami use of lime III the winter . . . we have eniphniitotl the importance of fninmrs ordering ihi'lr Mini' In tin' win in linnii-i' of dllllcillllfs of gelling ? ??us in dm spring; also they Ilten have more time fur Mich work. Wc also recommend In mir regular work the practice ot applying llinc In the winter itny tliin- when the ground In essential ly hum of imow. While we ;.'. r Unit it lie applied to Iniill Unit In to he plowed or to he given vultlvittloit Im fine the crop K planted, we do not nit Joel to it ii>i< i ? applying It to it crop nlrently estnhllslied, hut with lite im ilcrslitmlhig Unit his Immediate bene tlis in,' not likely to he ns large an where I lilt lime van he more thorough? ly litcoriMimtcil with Um soli." Concentrated H yd rated Lime Save* Labor. Considering these statement* of the lending agriculturists, In view of the fact that a high |iercentnge (approxl mutely STi per eenl.) of the soils east of ilie Mississippi river .ue sour and hndly In need of lime nml Unit the ahotiage of latmr nml transportation facilities is severe, the furnier should not hesitate lo sccuru n liberal sup? ply of lime now for Immediate appli? cation nml Imme storage. As mi otll elnl of ihe It. S, department of agricul? ture recently expressed It : "The tann? er should Im) ilie most concentrated forin of iln?' now for Immediate de* livery in ?hier iir>i to make certain of securing Ii?' 11in?- so necessary* in essential crwp prouucllon; second, to distribute purchases ami tabor throughout lue year, and, lastly, to conserve as much car spare ns poastl l>lo by rising lump lime or hydratea lime, which are more conccn|rated and floor of Impurities than other forms. GOOD GRAIN LAYING RATION. Mixture Suggested for Hens Without U?e of High Priced Wheat?Feed In Dry Hopper, In tin-.se days of high wheat prices a to,,,1 laying ration may consist of the following Three parts eornmeal uiid one pail beef syrup mixed toj-etli ec ami feil In a dry. mash hopper. In rntditl'iti a schlich ration consisting of i r;s of i lacked corn and oata SlmUliI '?? fed twice dully. ' French Burial Ground Set Aside For Americans Somewhere in France. Feb. 11?One of the cemeteries ?et aside by the French authorities as a burial place for the Ameri? can dead in France was dedi eated a few days ago by Colo? nel .lohn S. Sowell of the SuV chlcenth Kaiiway Engineers in an address in which he declar? ed that "no worthier fate could come to a soldier lighting in a just cause than to be gathered with hoi own suns to the bosom of France." "It in our duty and our privi? lege," said Colonel Sewell, "here to dedicate this plot of ground as a last resting pluce for tome of us who have COII10 to France?aid some who will conto to France--to return no mote to our native laud. "This is not an ordinary oc? casion. It is customary for a people lo provide decent resting places for their dead; tail what we do here today is more than that; it is a pari of the pledge of a great people to a grout cause. Here, by our own net. our country consecrates herself and us, and all of out sous to the prelection of free and liber nl goyi runieul ami decent in? ternational dealings tiguiusl the most brutal and arrogant gov? ernment and the most indecenl nation that has ever existed. Here, also, the ael of dedica? tion occurs aller the decisive battle of this war, for it has really been won by the sons of Franco, al the Maine ami till Vorduh. "Hut much remains to do while we bad not the privilege sharing in what has gone be? fore, we know, as we stand here today, that our country and we, her sons, are pledged to our full share in what is yet to come, "In the complex of motives which is evidenced by our pros eine bete today, what is the dominant one, ihe one without which we would not be here! Undoubtedly it is the In in con? viction of the people of the Ullited States III til the real is? sue in this war is the winde question of the right of people to live under conditions that make life worth while; thai Ihe ruling classes of Germany have made of themselves and their nation a horrible Frankenstein, a soulless monster, dedicated to the wuiship of brule force, de? Void dl au ^ense of justice and decency in international relit tiods, committing ihe basest and most infamous acts in the numb of national necessity and justifying those acts by blas? phemous use of the name of 1 be Most High. "Our people feel thai here is an international thug grown powerful through devious ways running amuck among the de? cent nations of the world and tUtenipling nothing less than to si i angle them all. ''Under such conditions wo cannot stand aside. As a good citizen of the community of nations we must do our part to reduce this malefactor to order. It matters not thai by doing our part now, we possibly save our? selves Irohl greater exertions in the future. Tire dominant mo? tive that has caused our coun? try to send fts here is the con viction that she and we must not shrink from the duty that lies before us, ami that duty is Hirst to iht> whole community of decent peoples ami only second? ly to ourselves, "In full knowledge of the high purpose that sends us here, as a token that we stand ready to pay the pi ice that our duty may demand, wo here dedicate this plot of ground to those who must and will make tho su? preme sacrifice. It in a solemn and serious duty, but not one to mnku the heart heavy nor tho soul bitter. Rather do we rejoice that, in such a cause, wo are privileged to risk our? selves und nil that wo are. "For those of us who may make the supreme sacrifice is therefore, provided bete n final abode worthy of the causo in which we are engaged. "Ton soldier fighting in a just cause, no worthier fate can coma than to be gathered with her own sons to tho bosom of Franco?-Franco to whom the world owes so much, tho world that a nation and a people viril? I'ng to die for a cause can never d i?.'' Policeman.s Wife Re? covers Health Deranged Stomach, Kidneys and Liver Greatly Bene? fited By Tanlac Mrs. T. 8. .Scruggs, wife of the Chief of l'olieeof Altavista, Va., BuiTereii severely from a generally debilitated condition. Says Mrs. Scruggs recently: "I hud severe pains all through my body. My appetite was very poor, and what little 1 did ? ?at caused in a to Buffer from indigestion und aderunged con? dition of my stomach, liver ami kidneys. 1 had no life of energy and was all run down and ner? vous. "One of my friends," conliu ued Mrs. .SeniKgH, "read uboti', Tun lac and urged me to try it. I got a bottle and began to take it. Soon 1 noticed a great im? provement. The pains left, me entirely and my whole system has been greatly benefited. My appetite in good and I digest all 1 eat. I sleep well, and am not nervous as 1 was. "1 feel very grealful for Tan? lac 1 believe it will do all they claim for it. It is a fine tonic, and it has certainly done won? ders for me. 1 am sure that others who sutler as I did will ulttO find relief if they will use Tanlac according to dfcections." The genuine Tanlac is sold in Big Stone Gup by AyersUrug store, and also by the following agents in nearby towns: Old Dominion Drug Co., Appala? chian Stoncga Coke ami Coal Co., ?tonega und Osaka; T. 1 Adams', lmboden, ami Iv C, Blair, Olinger, >V ANTED?Highest o a s h prices paid for fat cattle. K, A HAHN ICR, Hi^j Stone i lap, Va ORDER OF PUBLICATION. VIRGINIA: In tho Clerk? Ofllco of the Circuit Court or tho County of Wise the Sud day of February 1918. J. K. Smith, Plaintiff > TS Cordie Quin9 Smith, Defeudant, In Chancery The object of this suit Is to obtain a divorce "A Viucnlo Malrlmouil" upon the grounds of desertion. And It appearing from a'EilavIt on ilie liiRaldofllccth.it the Defendant Cordle (Joins Sniltli Is not a resident of the tdate of Virginia) it is ordered that she apjicar here within lf> days after doe publication of this order ami do w hat is necessary to protect her Interest in this suit. And it Is further ordered that a copy hereof bo published onco a week for four successive weeks In tho lllg Stono Hap l'ost, .nid that a copy bo posted at tho front door of the court house of this county, and that a copy be mailed in the Defendant at Knoxvillc, Tcun , her last known place abode A Con* i'eato: W. It. Hamilton Clerk. JV. T. H?rtgens, p. q. Fcb, i:t-7-in BANKRUPT NOTICE In The District Court of the United States for the Western District of Vir? ginia. In llankruptcy. In the matter of .lames II. Kilgnre Itanknipt IN BANKRUPTCY, To the creditors of .tames II. KUgoie of Coeburn lu the county of Wise, and district aforesaid, a hank* nipt. Notice la hereby glvoo thai on the nth day of February A. D. lids. Die said .lames II. Kilgore was duly adjudicated bankrupt; and that the fust meet lug of his creditors w ill be held at My Office, in Norton, Va .on tho 3: si day of February, A. D. 1918, st IU o'clock in the forenoon at Which lime the said creditors may attend, prove their claims, appoint a trustee, examine the bankrupt, and trans act such other business as may properly come before said meeting. .lohn Roberta, , Referee in llankruptcy. This February Otli, mis. Norton', Va Buy your Stationery from the VVisc Printing Company SALESMAN WANTED Lubricating oil, grease, Bpo ciulties, paint Part or whole timo. Commission basis until ability is establislieti. Men With rij? preferred. Riverside Ri lining Company, Cleveland, Ohio. January tlth, 1018 LEAVE NORTON, VA. 6:15a. m. ariJ 8:80 p. m. tor lllncrlcld ami in termeuiato stations. Connection at ltluelleld with Trains East and West ? Pullman Sleepers and Dining Cars. LEAVE UK ISTOL.VA, Daily. 7.00 am for East itadford, Itoanoka, Lynch burg, Petersburg, Richmond, Nor? folk and llagerstown. Parlor Car (llroilerl to Roanoke and llagers? town Pullman Sleeper llagerstown in Philadelphia. 19:16 p. in. dally for all points betweer riristol and Lynohburg. Connects Walton at 6:20 p.m. w ith the Chi? cago Expre.su for all |miIiUh west ami northwest. o:(X) p. in. for Norfolk and intcrmedlaU points, Pullman Sleepers to Norfolk 1:85 p. in. and S:i(l p. rn. (limited.) Solid trains w ith puilnmn sleepers to Wash ington. Baltitnoro, Philadelphia ami Now York via I.ynehburg. Does not make local stops. W. C. SXUMIMCIIS, (J. P. A. w. B. iiKvim I'ass. Traf. .Mgi., Koanoke.Va, JOB PRINTING Don't think you arc getting REAL job print? ing just because you arc haying your work done at a ''printing office." Investigate and* learn for yourself that there is a vast difference between real job printing and "just printing.". We are prepared to do REAL PRINTING Not only because we have the equipment, but because we possess the "know how," Our long experience and knowledge in the printing business enables us to handle job printing on a saving basis, Wc will share this saving with. you and will guarantee every piece of work turned out in our plant. Will you bring that next job to us and have it done right? No long waiting for the finished product. We do things "Now." WISE PRINTING COMPANY ^Incorporated Big Stone Gap, Virginia MIM Peace. We have the most comp!* set of forms for use by Justij of the Peace of any h?osel Virginia. Our prices are 75 cents per Hundred of an assortment of hh0 Cash with order which can, , ways be filled promptly, i ways order by number. NO. 1 Warrant of A rrest. 2 Commitment to Answer ItidictBa. :l Certificate of Conunitmcul i r !? ?l Commitment until Fine and CVxti n Commitment for Imprisonment |] 11 Itccugnizance upon Appeal 7 Warrant Discharging limn hi! -, Appeal. s Complaint for Peace Warrant. Peace Warrant, i.i Search Warrant. It Warratl In Debt. 12 Warrant In Damages. r.i Kxcciitloii 111 tlarnlaneoSitrmons. In IiiileinuiTylne: Kcnd. Forthcoming bond. AflUlavil for Summons in i'n'ji Detainer. IS Summons in Unlawful Dctalnti lt> Affidavit for Dlatreaa Warraot Distress Warrant. Complaint for Attachment s Itentovlug Debtor. Attachment Against ltcomvii.gr. or. with (larulalice Pi. Attachment Bond. I 2 I Deed of < 'onvcynnee, with ecrtlfa 2.", Deed oi Trust, with ccrllflostt 12U I iced nl Lease. ?27 Homestead Deed. 2S Decliiratiuu in Assump-il SO Declaration In Debt on lloi il :I0 Declaration in Hehl on Pimiiiu Note. :il Declaration ill Debt on Xrg.rti;;,j';i 82 Notice of Motion on Note. BoatHB Accouut. :i:l Power of Attorney. ;tl Notice to take Deposition) ;l"i luilii'tuirnt, General, IUI Indictment, Liquor, :t. Commissioner's Notice. IIM AliHtraet of Judgment Itefme Jm\ i afl Wan.ml in DotlUUe. in Garniahce Summons ami ,lti Igmu II Subpoena for Witnesses 13 i ontract ami Agreement, Wise Printing Coup Incorporated Dr. G. C. Hoiuntu' l DENTIST BIG STONE GAP, VA. ;<Jlrkf;iii Willis building over Muta I >rug Slure. _ , FOX & PECK, Civil and Mining- Engineer! ' Bly Stono (lap, Va. Harlan.K:. Kc|Kirta and estimates on Coal NnaTi j ber Land?, Design ami Plan? ol I Di i Coke Plants, Laud, ltailroad sinl?.; ' Engineering, Klectric llluo Printing DR. G. M. PEAVLEF, Treats DIooaooo of the Eye, Ear, Nose and Thm. BRISTOL. TENN. ; vVlll bo In Anpalachia Thiti Friday In Each Month. ntajlMM S. S. Masters & Cc General BlacKsmith Repair Work. Holler and Maolituo Repairing. Ilwfl shoeing a socially. Wagon ami Hi,'! Work. We make a specialty of potW on rubber tires All work given pr ami careful attention. Bl? Stono Gap, Va. Dr. J. A. Gilriier I'hvskiar/nnd Surgeon OFKICK?Over Mutual l)ru?.?w Bier Stone Gap, Va, DR. THOMAS F. STALE! Refractionist. Treats diseases ol the Eye, Ear, IW and Throat. Will be In Appalaokla FIRST r'RlWj In oach moiilli until II P. M. BRISTOL, TENN.-VA. J. C. CAWOOD BLACKSMITHINC i Big Stone Gap, Va- j Waguu ami buggy work A^SpeohjJ I have au Up-to-date Machine for i ou Itubbur Tires. All work given pro? attention. J, E.HORSMAN, Floris DOOLEY, VA. Tolophone 1030 Norton, VI Another reminder not to forget iw *} in need of Flowers for auy oc?H; Hoses. Violets. Sv,c.u Peas, Orchids, f nations, ClirjrsauUiemums and Pott Planta. Corsage work and Floral Df?'( u Specialty-. Out of Iowa-orders nl promptly by Pared Post, Special f" nry, F.xprcss or Telegraph,