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THE BIG STONE GAP POST.
WEDNESDAY, MOU. 0, 1018 , ruWulitd Eror/ Wednesday by tho WISE PRINTING COMPANY. Inrorporalsil. UILBERT N. KNIOHT, - Editor. LINDSEY J. HORTON, Ass't Editor Onn Yonr. SI OO Six Months, - .SO Throo Months, - .28 Kntcrcd according to |>ottal regulations st tho |H>it oillro nt lllg Stone ilapasscc ond-olsss matter. SUBSCRIll?RS uro earnestly ro [juoBtctl to observe the date printed on Ihoir nddross slips, which will keep them nt nil timcB poRtud an to the dato of the expiration of their sub Hcription. Prompt and timely attention to this request iwill Bavo all parties a great deal of annoyance. II is willi deepest ragret w'c nolo thai Itig Stone Oiip is los? ing Mn jar .1. Vi Uullitt, one of its earliest and mosi distinguish od citizens, who loaves for Phil? adelphia lotlay lo lake up for Dr. -I- 8. Went/., Mr. D. U. Wenlz, and their associates, a large voluino of important legal work in Philadelphia and else whero in addition In continue then- hi their Philadelphia olli eos his position as general coun? sel for Ilia Virginia Coal and Iron Company, thuSlonegii Coke ami Coal Company ami their al? lied companies. We understand tluttto a certain extent he will there likewise engage in the gen? eral practice of law. 'Mir people will he glad In know, however, that he is not severing hi- rela? tions with Virginia?he q.xpccts to frequently he hack among us on professional and oilier busi? ness. The law linn of Hulliti and Clmlkley will not he dissolv? ed, ihough inosl of it> Virginia and Kentucky business will hereafter he handled by Mr. Chalkloy with the ussistanue of its associate member-, Messrs, George 1.. Taylor and .1. I-', ltnl litt, Jr. Major Mullitt came to Uig Stone Gap in IssT front Louis? ville, Ky,, before (lie loWn Was laid out, long before the railroads reached here, and when "The Gap" was only a settlement of oigljl or toii families. Kroni that day to this through our prosperity, Bubscqcnt adversity, and afterward slow and slcad) growth, ho line been a leader in social sud public activities in our community, giving largely of his valuable time and means thereto, as well as at all times maintaining a position at tin very forefront of the Southwest Virginia bar. When things moved smoothly and evenly others have led ; but in every time of serious (rouble, ami in every desperate situation in the life "f the town our people have unanimously called for "(Jap tain'' Hulliit, and he has never failed to fearlessly and courage? ously lead them through. Major I $ til lilt declined this same offer of employ ment last spring to answer the President's call to anus ami to go to war with the Virginia National Guard, being intensely desirous of rounding out his life, or of giving it up if need be. in the serviceofhis country. All of tho thousands who knew him be? lieved it could have no braver, 1 more gallant, or bettor lender of men ; but since tho government, bus refitted such service because of bir. age, notwithstanding our stirrow at his. departure, we arc glad of his opportunity to pur? sue his profession for a band-' some compensation in a larger and broader Held. Farewell Reception ?nd-Mas que Ball for Major J. F. Buliitt Major Joshua Fry Buliitt was tho honor guest at one of the most recherche social events of, tho season, when .Mr. and Mrs Ralph K. Taggarl entertained with a lovely planned reception M?ltdny evening ut their hi lin? en i'oplur Hill from eight to ton o'clock, followed l>> u Mas ! quo Bull f ioin ten to two o'clock, The lowor floor was thrown open for the enleriainmi hi of the large guest company ami the color motif of red and I white was used throughout ihe [rooms very tastefully by red I shaded eloct.roliers; red jiipti j so lanterns, hanging, vases d baskets of .Vmericaii Beau? ty roses mil rid Richmond j roses, combined with white j narcissus, a mass of ihe same llowors being used on the hi ick I mantle in the dinniiig room. Delightful music was furnish? ed all during the evening for the reception and Ball by a four piece Saxnnhoue l)re.lii?nlni from Norton. During tho evening u delici? ous salad course with coffee was served followed by tin ion eoinso and cakes to lh" guests emphasizing the color motif of red and white. Punch was also served. Miss Kmily Hulliit, of Louie ville, dressed as night, won the ladies prize, for having en the bust masquerade, while .Mi S .1 Quudry, of SlOncgn, who was dressed as a Ited Cross Nurse, won the gentleman's prize. Among those pnseul for the reception were: Mr and Mrs. II. L Miller. Mr. und Mis. 10 15, Qoodloo, .Mr. ami Mrs. M. K. Kt llv.Mr. and Mrs L. 0 Pottit Mr. and Mrs. IL S. Ihinjilinin, Mr, and Mrs II A W. Skeoij, Mr. and Mrs W. M Kibotiru', Mr. and Mrs (i. L. Taylor. Mr and Mrs. .1. L. Mct'ormick. Mi? ami Mrs W. It. Peek, Mr. mid Mrs. It. 10. P.hoads, Dr. and Mrs. .1. A. fjilmor, Mrs. .1. \V. Kelly, Mrs (Ills Moii.-er, Mrs. IL S. K, Mqrison, Misses Helen Itnuisoy, Elizabeth llochurdiiig. Among l hose present for the | Masque Hall were: Mr. and I Mrs. D. H Saveis, Mr. und ! Mrs. II. IS. Fox, Mr. and Mftsi I L. T. Winston, Mrs. and Mis. ; H. H. Tinslcy, Mr. and Mrs. .1. ? K Taggart, Dr. and.Mrs lien- 1 sou. ol Uodtl, Mr. and Mrs. S \ .1 Uuutlry, of Ktonega, Mr. i and Mis. M. II Qrahcr, Mrs J, ( H. Ayera, Mrs Helen Taggari j Poster, Mrs ?. P. t'.inp, Mrs. 1 I). lt. Pierson. Misses Margaret and Adelaid j Peltit, Mary .Skeen. Mare-niet I mill Christine Miller, Louise i io dloe. Janet Btiih\>, Emily Bill lilt, Carolin.' Klo.a.Is, Mil. rio Maxwell. Messrs. .1. V. Butlitt, h\ S. Wombwoll, It It. (Jasper, Albert Green II eld, By ran Klio ids, Sam McC'lllOU, Dr. Stociir, YYillord Miller, W. S. Sliunk, II. .1. Am i... .1 .\i llodgO. THEATRICAL There is no proncliinv: in Mr. llumillon's new hovel "Scan dirt" is simply a story, a vivul human story ni "people doing the Illings wo 800 going on all around us Beatrix Vendor, kyko, ihe central character of Ilm laic, exercised Urn power of great weattli ami exceptional beauty with Bale rest rain I Allowed to decide lier own com? ings and goings, Hie self will, d girl ran hei la-ad into ihe 110080 of a most hazardous situation, Scandal was whispered and Beatrix had to meet the anger of her family. Then Pelham Franklin's appearance gave Beatrix the chance to save her face by pei pet rating the crow n ing audacity of her career. "Play up," nhe whispered, "oh please play llpP'nud then all. nounced horseeioi marriage to him Franklin played up?hut in u moat surprising manner, for he WJ18 dotorminod to teach BtlUtrix a lesson. He at once acknowledged her as his wife*; and to her dismay, proceeded to treat her accordingly. How tho situation, after many com? plexities, works out to a Until happy euding is told in a thor. aughly enjoyable story. _,_. ._. ? I Cue of the famous 101 Ranch ponies which with its mate hauled the ice wagon over town for several years, passed over the great divido, last Friday night in Henry Long's liver) etnhle when it became ontan gled in a halter lied nround its neck anil choked itself to death. Those ponies have made a his tory that would fill a good sized The following prices-on Became Effective February 21st, 1918 Touring Car Runabout Chassis Coupelet Sedan Ton Truck Town Car $450.00 $435.00 $400.00 $560.00 $695.00 $600.00 $645.00 (F. 0. B. FACTORY PLUS WAR TAX.) Freight on all Models, $26.55 If you already have a car KEEP IT. If you contem? plate the purchase of a car PLACE YOUR ORDER NOW, as another advance is almost imminent. BIG STONE GAP, VIRGINIA column if recorded, Thoy won purchased frniii tin- im linnet Shows ivhi'n passing ihrougli hero a lion I twelve years ngi ami have (Iktired in many ox. citit.g runaways, lorn several wagons up .tinl bluff od Kovoral drivers. They have boon in tin Borvieo of ilm Notion Ice Corn, pain fin Borne lime anil won1 handled by I 'I' Smalling who upponrod in be a complete mas? ter, The Irani lias bbeii replaced by n largo draft h?rne nml it in mil known what disposition will bo made of the remaining pony. Master Jiiiimio McCormick, the twelve year obi son of Mr. au.I Mrs. ,1. I, McCoriliick, was painfully iiiju'rod Saturday at noon when Iiis pony, which bo was driving became entangled in it win' at the Hall I'ark and ran away, throwing Jimmie out and stepping oil In- log, breaking both bones, The pony started for town but was slopped al I ho Baptist Church by Olif ford Smith, who, logethi r with I a number of other boys,went in search of ,Iimune and found him in the bleachers, lie was rendered temporary aid by Dr. Karl Steohr, as all the physi? cians, happened to be out of town at the lime. Jiininio is resting an well as could be ex peeled. . U. D. C. Meeting. The regular monthly meeting of the United Daughters of tho Confederacy was held al Mrs. .MeCoi toick's on February 13th. As Mrs. McCormick was on her way u> Camp Meudt) to see her S<tp, Mrs. Smith presided. Very lew responded to roll cull, ami we regret the ladies should let any thing stand in the way of our monthly meetings, as they arc very important. We tiro trying to raise money to endow a bed in a hospilel in Franco and unless we respond en masse we cannot hope to do much to? wards Ibis work as tho dona ' (inn iri only ten cenla enoh. i Our Year Books are ready i and each member should take I enough interest Iii the' work to ? buy one. Come to our meetings', lake an interest in our dead heroes an well as in the boys in II Kranee. Our nexl meeting will be held with Mrs. Long on Ma.oh ! I .tilt. Secretary Notice. We want to urge all mem? bers of the lloyal Order ol .Moose, Appnlachiu Lodge No. ' 1KB, be present at our Sunday social ineotiiig nt two o'clock |?, in., March loth, for initiation of new members und nomiiiu tion of olllcers, W. II. Whilt, Secretary I'oach Your Egg And Eat The Hen Later Washington, l>. C, -Mcb. 25? Appreciation of this fact, the poultry specialists of thu United s;,de-. Department of Agricul? ture say, will add 160,000,000 eggs to our food supply this year without reducing our sup I ply of chicken meat, fhve.sti gators have found that because poultry brings J cents a pound more in winter than in lute spring, many farmers in tho South have been throwing away valuable egg profits just to get 8 cents moro per hen. Tliey believe that if farmers will keep their laying hens and sell their eggs untl then markot tho birds in tho late spring; they will not only add to the food supply, but actually in creese their profits 5(1 cents per lieu. Buy your slutiouery from the Wise Printing Company. TO Thursday Night, March 7 LEWIS J. SELZNICK Presents Constance Talmadge in "Scanda h By Cosmo Hamilton Q jfi Prices: l?c and 2?c, plus war tax. ?j South-West Insurance Agency Incorporated - v Fire, Life, Accident and Casuality In surance. .Fidelity and Other Bonds Real Estate and Commission Broker?. Office in Intortnont Building. BIG STONE CAP, VA. Stop! Crossing watchman at many railroad crossings warn drivers of automobiles and other vehi? cles nnd pedestrians. On many other crossings there is no watchman. Hut whether there is or not?Take No Chances. Always Stop or slow down and nnd then look and listen. Do you realize your responsi? bility in Ulis matter and are you doing your^ part* Surely y,our life and the'.lives of your relatives nnd friends who aro riding with you are worth many times the trouble and limn required to stop, look and listen before crossing a railroad truck'. \t crossings where there are two or more railroad tracks, after passage of train on near? est truck, oe sure to ascertain that no trains are approaching from other direction . on othet tracks. Don't be the next victim of one of those deplorable acci? dents. Not one in a hundred would happen if the traveler on highway would stop, look and isten. Buy your Stationery from the Wise Printing Company