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Mrs. \V. S. Oudgill Bpon< Friday in Bristol whopping. Miss Mary Skcon went over Friday morning to Abingdon, where she spent the week end with her sister, Miss Bruce Skeen, wiio is attending school at Martha Washington College. Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Newman returned to their home in Ver? sailles, Ky., last Tuesday, after spending several days in the ( lap guests at the Monte Vista Hotel. F. (i. Pa live, of Koanoke, spent last Thursday in tin- Gap visiting Mrs. Elizabeth (filly and family. Shnler Gilly was down from I'ardee last Thursday visiting relatives. Mike Zeig lor, of ltichlauds, was a visitor in town Saturday heiug a guest at the Monte Vista Hotel. Miss Pansy Thompson, Bon nie Gilly and Julia Cox went down to the Cove Thursday and staid until Sunday with relatives. Mrs. t.'ora Kilbnu/no nnd-son Bascom moved last week to Corbin, Ky., whore thoy will make their future home. Mr. Ljrle, L. & N. Depot Agent, moved into her residence near the L. & N. Depot. A.M. Kinndrd, of Middles boro, spent Saturday in the Gap. If you are tish hungry stop at Paul's Cafe. Three shipments a week. We handle the best tish the markets at ford 8?Paul's Cafe. The Lloyd Guild of Christ Episcopal Church will meet at tho home of Mrs. lt. B. Alsover, Thursday at I p. m. Mrs. W. It. Robertson and two little daughters, Marjorie, and Florrie, of Bristol, spent the week end in the Gap with Mr. Robertson. Mr. und Mm, Geb. Itoobuok spent n few days nt Appola chia last week with Mr. und M rw. () l). Rohchhizer. Mrs. Andrew Williams and two children spent a few days lust week with relativen at Kant Stout- (Jap. Mrs. Win. .1. Smith lef: Thursday night for Detroit, Mich., where she will Hpend some time with her parents. Blake Wantplor, pay ndl clerk for tho Stonega Coke it Coal Company at Itoda, has boon critically ill for the past few days with Btomach trouble but is thought to be improving some now. Mrs. Otto Mullena and four children, of Greenville, Tenn., arrived in the Gap Thursday night to spend suveral tlays visiting Mrs. Mullens parents, Mr. and Mrs. J, Q. Muncv, on Poplar Hill. Mrs. Norris returned to her home in Cincinnati last Tues? day, after spending three weeks in "the Gap visiting her sister, Mrs. James It. Taylor. -Quo. lteobuck, who is with the Aviation Corps stationed at Dallas, Texas,is'pending a few days in the (.lap with his wife, at the home of her parents, Mr. andMrs. D. 0. Wolfe. Miss QeorgiaCox left Monday for Knox villa where she was called on account of tho illness of her sister. Mr. and Mrs. (.!. C, Cartright and family moved this week into the Touraiue Flats. Water rent due the town for the first quarter of 191S is now rast ilue and should bo paid to .1 M. Potter, Collector, ut once. Where the rent bus not been paid by the lirst of May the water will he cut olf without tort her uotice. Mrs. Preston, of Ta/.ewell, is spending a few days in town visiting her brothers, Dr. J. W. Kelly, Marison and Clarence Kelly. I lew Soil fari u I I I am prepared to furnish I Roda Block Coal by the ton jj weighed. Call or 'phone | all orders to Long's Garage I C. C. LONG ! BIG STONE GAP, - - - VIRGINIA Miss Robccca Kilgoro, who hus just closed a succcoasful school year in Wise County left last week for Lynchburg, where she entered Piedmont business College for a course in Famous Gregg Shorthand. Harry K. Shaw, of the Trian? gle Film Company with head? quarters in Cincinnati, speut a few days in the Gap this week. Sergeant Abe Colvard passed through the Gup Friday en route to Coebnrn to visit rela? tives a few days, from Camp McCleltan, whore he has been located since leaving the Gap last August with Company 11. Marion Smith, depot agent at Appalachio is ill with typhoid fever at I he home of his mother Mrs. M. L. Stallard, in Appnla chin, ilis brother,Lieut. Harry Smith arrived last week from oamp. Mrs. Emily Thompson return? ed Friday to her son's home, John Thompson in the Hap from Whitewood where she has been spending several weeks. Mrs. Dr. Lewis (nee Miss Car? oline Khoads) returned to lief parents home in the Gap Fri? day from New York, where Lieut. Lewis, her husband, is stationed at Kllis island: Itufus Seott. a soldier boy from Camp Lee, has been spend? ing several days with relatives near I'.lue Springs. Mr. and Mrs. Mil ford Hilly, of Gate City, are spending several days in the Gap with Mr. and Mrs Johnnie Gilly. The Wise County school fair will open in Appapichia Friday April 19th.The literary progam will coma off on Friday night and the exhibits will be open to the public on Saturbay Lieut. Samuel McChesuoy, who is with the Signal Corps, Aerial Observers, stationed at Dallas, Texas, arrived in the (lap Saturday to visit-his wife and baby son for a few days at the home of Mr. nnd Mrs. W. S. Heverley. Mrs. ,1. M. Stewart left this week for Kingsport, where she will spend some time visiting her sou. FGK WALK?1910seed com. Apply to J. H. Catron, Rig Stone Gap. Ya. Charles Gilly, of Fast Stone (iap, who enlisted in December at Norton and was sent to Fort Thomas, Ivy.,for training arri ved in the Gap last week hav? ing been discharged from the service on account of bis health. Miss Kathleen Knight, who is attending school at Martha Washington College; Abing don, accompanied by her room mate, Miss Martha Johnson, of Norfolk, spent the week-end with homefolks in the Gap. James F.. Moars, manager of the tourist information bureau of the board of trade, who has done a great deal to help bring tourists to the city, and to en? tertain them after their arrival, will leavo today for Onley, Ya., where he has a responsible po? sition with the Kastern Shore of Virginia Produce Exchange. .Mr. Meare will returu to Tampa to resume his tourist activities next fall.?Tampa (Flu.) Tri? bune,March ?lBt. Mrs. Henry Morison left Fri duy morning for Nashville, renn., where she will spend two weeks with her husband, Henry Morison, who has tin im? portant government position in that city. On her return Mrs. Morison will visit her parents, Hon. and Mrs. Jas. Cox, in Johnson City for-a few duys. Mr. and Mrs. Will Youry ami children moved this week from the Gap to (.J?nger, in order to be nearer Mr. Yeary's large saw mill which is near that place. Major J. F. Bullitt, of Phila delphiu, who has been spending several days in the Gap, spent ot.e day lust week with hia daughter, Mrs. J. K. Taggart, at Roda. Mrs. John Pox, Miss Minnie Fox, Mrs. R. T. Irvine, and John Fox, Jr., of the Gap, Mrs. Margaret Hoff and Misses Wil? liams.and AngV Manning Tay? lor, of Appalachiu, attended the dug raising at Hoot Owl Hollow, in Litilo Stone Gap on last Saturday afternoon, which was witnessed by a large crowd Mrs. Holt' and Mies Taylor were the speakers of the occasion which were very much enjoyed. Misses Beosie and Grace All man entertained a number of i their friends at their home on! ?thstreet Saturday night with a candy stow,after which gamtis were indulged in until u Into! hour. A Surprise Wedding. Miss Qlessio Gilly, daughter' of Postmaster and Mrs. G. E. Qilly of this place, and Mr. Joseph Martin, o f Missouri, eloped to Joncsboro, Tenn., and were married by Rev. Puul Martin, formerly of this place. The wedding came as a greut surprise,as no one knew of their plans. Mr. and Mrs. Martin left for southern and westorn cities ou a honeymoon tour, after which they will make their home in Missouri, where Mr. Martin owns a farm. Mrs. Martin is the oldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. (I. E. Uilly and is a very talented and accomplished young lady. Mr. Martin is a prosperous young farmer of Missouri. The Post joins their many friends in wishing them a long and happy married life. Card of Thanks. We wish to take this means! of thanking the people of Big Stone (tap who assisted ns bo| kimllv at the funeral and burial i of inn beloved son and brother, James Oscar Willis We wish to thank the home guard of Norton and the former mem. hers of Coitipani II of the (Jap who assisted in the burial of their comrade, and the kind people who contributed their automobiles. Wo also wish to thank the Ued Cross, U. 1>. C's and all others for the beautiful Moral pieces. Mr. and Mrs. It. P. Willis and family. FOR SALE Lots 1*2 nnd 13, Block 111, on Poplar Hill, near .1. M. Good Ioc'h residence. For price ami terms see General It. A. Avers. 10 19 JOHN II. DUFF. Christ Episcopal Church. Services n u x l Sunday morning at II. Wednesday at 5. Litany und an address. Junior-Senior Reception The members of the Junior class of iho High School gave the annual reception to the Sc. liior class last Friday evening at the home of Miss Adelaide PettiI on Poplar Hill. Tho whole lower floor of the home, which was thrown open to the guests, was beatiti fully decorated with voces of lilacs nnd other spring flowers, Numerous contests were en? gaged in, in which Mistr Mar garet Barron won the girl's pri/.e, a late book, and Mr. Hun Pierson the boy's prize, a box of stationary, and Mr. O. P. Robbcus won tho"booby prize". Music was furnished all dur? ing the evening by a victrola and also for the dancing later. A delicious ice course, carry? ing out the class colors of red, white and blue, was served al the close of the evening. Only the members of the two classes, the High School teach ers and a few friends of the classes, were present. How's Thisr" We oflcr Ono Hundred DoOstt Reward lor nay case of Catarrh that cannot bo cured by Hall's Catarrh Cure. 1\ J. CIIKNEY & CO.. Toledo. O. We. the un.l.-rsiKiir.l. have known F. J. Cheney for the laut 15 years, and beileve hint perfei'tly liuniiratilt, In all buslnr-as transaction* ami llniui.-lally able to carry out any obligations made >>y his nrm. NATIONAL HANIC of COMnERCE, Toledo. O. Hall's CHtnrrh Cure Is taken internally, acting directly tipnu u? hlood and mu? cous surftie.'ri of the syatem. Testlniunl.il* ?ent free. I'rlie 75 centw per bottle. Sold all DruKKlsls. Take Hall s Family Pl'.te .or "etipatiou. It Is Almost Garden Time A few daya tltere . ? touchnf Spring to thceir?how about tho garden* This year. n.oro then ever, il mutt be ? vir girder.. The crops from um Im famie inua! so lo fed the bove"over there"?Ute hont? garden. yo.ir home ganlcn. mutt do lu bit in e big way. It mutt be planted efficiently, eco? nomically and eapcrlly. It mutl be planted with a certainty at to reaulta. Palo, Seedlape wilt help you lo have e better. ? more efficient garden. It b the adenlltM way of planting. The aeeds ere evenly and accurately epecedina thin paper tape And a whole row ia planted at a lime rcaultina in etraight row. of evenly epaced plante. Thinningout [a practically eliminated Palm looaeaeed* are the same Quality S*td* thai are in tho tape. Thcae ace Jo are tltor oughly teated and aelected Iron, the very beat aUxk A Pain, Garden, either Palro Seedlape or PaVro Looae Seed., ia a eueoree ful garden. Your dealer haa over lift varieties of Pakro Seedtepe and Seyadg Order ,o*ir aeeda to-day. Smith Hardware Company Blf Slooe (Up. Vs. The Deering Disk Harrow Years of experience have taught the farmer that he must-be equipped the best machinery in order to get successful! results from the soil. It will pay you to call and see us before making any purchases < >f farming implements. Anything you buy in our store is protected by a guarantee that it is the best article <>l its kind possible to make. And our prices arc no more than you pay for inferior goods. Hamblen Brothers Big Stone Gap, Virginia il Is] Attention Gardners! I Fertilize For Sale! I si ================ ======= -a- p U I have on 'hand an unlimited amount m si of manure for salt.- in car load lots or fpl 51 la U wagon loads. Can make delivery on (j| D short notice. Call and see or phone m I J. A. McLEMOFE, 1 SI ? jell eU at St. James Hotel, IS] APPALACH!A, VA. 1 RADFORD SUlVriVIISR NOKMAL Opens Jdne 17, Courses i'i>r first and Second tirade CortlflcHte?, fur renewal or extension of certificates, for Summer Beh?bt, Professional Certificates, Manual Professional Courses, Academic Courses Household Art? and Special Courses. Second Tern opens July All courses offered lu the first Term ?itli excep? tion, of Courses for First and Second Qrade Cortlllcatcs arc offered in i lie Second Term. Those who can not enter tliirinn the first Term will find equal opportuni? ties during the Second Term. For (latalogue ami fail Information, ?rite JOHN PRESTON McCONNELL, President., East Raclford, Va. South-West Insurance Agency incorporated Eire, Life, Accident and Casuality In surance. Fidelity and Other Bonds Real Estate and Commission Brokers. Office in Interment Building. BIO STONE CAP, VA.