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W.KDNKSDAY. JUNE 19, 1018 ruMmlied Ever/ Wcdnc<<il?y by (he WISE PRINTING COMPANY. lurorporftteil. UIUUERT N. KN1QHT. - Editor. LINDSEY J. HORTON, A??'l Editor Onu Yoor. - $I OO Six Months. - .GO Thro* Month*. - .25 Raterad ?rcordln? to |M>iilal rvKiilRtUm? ii tiio |H)M?iBpo ?t hik Siini q?p ????!? oml-oluo nikltcr. SUBSCRIBHKS are earnestly re quested to observe tlio dnto printed on thoir address Blips, which will koop them at nil tiinoB poBtcd to the dato of tho'expiration of thoir sub? scription. Prompt and timely attention 10 this request will save all parties a great denl of annoyance. RESOLUTION Whereas. II has been brought to I ho attention of the South west Virginia Coal Operators Association, thai n certain car? nival company propses to exhibit its shows at the fair grounds nl Wise, Virginia, during the lirsl week <>f July, tinder the pretciise of celebrating Independence Day on .1 uly Uli. ami Whereas, Said carnival com? pany i- advertising its exhibition lo be held "Uiider the Auspices i.r the Ked Cross,and Whereas. It has been slated to this meeting that neither the patriotic citizens of Wise nor the officers of the Wed Cross have solicited or given their con? sent lo the proposed carnival, but on the contrary are op|tnsud thereto. Therefore He it Resolved : Kind, W e condemn the unpa? triotic effort of s[iii| carnival company to give exhibitions of this class at Wise or any oilier place during the period of tin war, as necessarily the ellect id' this will be to disrupt labor and cut down production in all lines of industry which are now so vital to the safety of the nation and the maintenance of out armies in act ion ; Second, We 'respectfully uak the owners of the County tun C rounds and the citizens of Wise to take such steps as may be necessan lo prevent this exj hibitiou, ami wo pledge our as? sistance to them in any effort made by them in (bis direction: Third, We congratulate the officers of tin' Ked Cross on their refusal to allow the He 1 Cross name to l>e dragged into an ar? rangement of t his sort ; Koiirtll, We think it proper that each community celebrate the Kotirth of July in some lil? ting manner, and with appro? priate ceremonies befitting the dignity of the occasion, and in accordance with the seriousness of the present crisis in our national life, and suggest thai our citizens in each community try to carry out the ideas of our President ami the various < lo\ ? ernme.nlal departments a- they may he expressed with reference to the observance of the day. filth; We pledge our hearty co operation in any effort which may be made in any community in Southwest Virginia to eifert ually prevent improper and un? called for waste of energy dur? ing the war, and more especial? ly in proton ting the names ,,f The Ked Cross and the Independ? ence Day being used a- a mean's ol personal gain or ^profiteering, The above Resolution j?.? ? i ? 1 by unanimous vote, this June lHlh, 1018. (i. D. Kii.uoiiK, Sre'v. I The man who itches for fame has to do a lot of scratching to gel there. Congress ha* about reached the eoinrhwion to leave every? thing to the President, even to the length of its sessions. hecretury Baker bus decided that our soldiers in France may vote, but the slate must provide tfie means. And yet, after ?II the American soldier ju France is lather too pre occupied to take much interest in elections at home. Community League Notes. The Community Lenguo hold its monthly meeting Monday, .hino to in tho school building nt 3 p. m. In the absence of tho president, Mrs. Irvine, first vice president resided. Reports from the different standing committees were called for. Mrs. McCormick, chairman of the cemetery committee, re? ported tbut the following Fri? day bad been chosen and ad? vertised as the clouning-up day for the cemetery. This com? mittee has made thorough plans for the successful cleaning of the cemetery, securing the co? operation of the Mayor, the Camp fire Girls and the Hoy Scouts. The Finance Committee re? ported that their plans for an entertainment in the near fu? ture, were Hearing completion The committee on interior decoration reported that they planned to paint the walls of the school rooms. Mrs. Painter is chairman of this committee and Mrs. .1. \V. Chftlkloy, Mrs Sam Carter and Prof; Kasloy were added to this committee. Thursday, June 20, is the j ear? ly meeting of tho Federated Woman's Chilis, of Wise coun? ty, to be held at Wise. F.very onp is urged to bo present. A committee of ways and moans was appointed, consisting of Mrs. Ralph Tiiggurt, Mrs. 1). H. Suyers und Mr.- R. H. Alsover. Plans for the entertaining of the normal students were dis. ensued and the following com? mittee unpointed: Mrs. < >iis Mouser, Mrs. McCormick ami Prof, Ktisley. A motion was passed that we continue the sine; songs at the Hall Park every Sunday during the month of July. Plans for a community kifch en were discussed lavornbly, and the aid of Miss Howard re? quested. Mi-s Morgan, county nurse, announces that she will have n Better-Baby Week in Ihn I lap soon I hir president, Mrs. Pi ok has resigned her position, The league heartily regrets her re signntiou, Mrs. Irvine was UnunilllOUBly electee! to serve the uncxpired lejin. Miss Nell Vim Oorder was elected lirst vice-president. The league ad? journed to meet second Friday in .1 ?ly. Knitting Parly for Visitor. Mis. J. B. Wainpler was (he lovely hostess of a delightful party at her home Monday af? ternoon between the hour- of four and six o'clock, compli? mentary to her guest, Mrs. Paul Senior, ol Bristol. The afternoon was spent in knitting, sewing and .hatting gaily-luring which Mr-. Proctor Brown, an accomplished pianist, played a number Of selections and Miss Mary Skeeu sang sev? eral s ilos very sweetly. Later Mrs. Wainpler served u very delicious ami refreshing salad and ice course lo her gue-t prcsenl Who were ? Mrs. Paul Senior, of Bristol, Mrs; Proctor Hr.iwii, Mrs. R. It. Alsover, Mrs. II. F.. Fox, Mrs. F. K. Goodloe, Mrs. J. A. Oiltncr, Mrs. 11. A. W. Skeeti, Mrs. M. II. daher, Mrs. I. C. Taylor, Mrs, W. T. Onodlno, Mrs. Otis Mouser, Mr-. II. A Morison, Mr-. R. H. In,shy. Mis-es Nemo Viney'ard, Marv Skeen and Janet Bailee. KEOKEE RED CROSS The following attended the Bed Cross meetings at Kcokcc dill ing the past week. Mis. George King, one moot? ing; Mrs. M. I.. Carter, two; Deaconess Adain-, one; Mrs. T. I.. Page/ one; Mis. n. it, Kelts, one; Mrs. Waller Fells, two; Mrs. Palmer Coojier, two) Mrs. Root. Atkins, two; Mrs. Palmer Clark, two; Mi-- Lma Mans, one; Mi-s Kdith Ooehran, two; Mis- McNeil, one: Mis Marie Fair, two; Mi-s Mollie Lino, one; Mi-- Ralston, one; Mis- Lula Moni-, .me. Mrs. 11. B. Felt- turned over to the treasurer tin- suni of one liuiidred and ten dollars. This amount resulted fruit) the raffling Ol a silk quilt and a camisole, made and contributed by Mr-. Felts to raise money for this branch. Mr. B. A. Palmer, of this place, won the quilt ami Mr. Al-o Williams the camisole. Christ Episcopal Church. . Services next Sunday 2!trd at 11 a. til. Sunday school at It) a. io. Shower for Bride Elect of Interest Here. Misses-Knthryn Fuquu und Lassie McNeil, of Bristol, wore the joint hostesses ut Miss Fu qun's home on Solar street in' Bristol Thursday afternoon at a beautiful party given in honor of Miss Mary Jones, of Bristol, whose engagement to Mr. Wil? liam Fleming, youngest son of Mr. mid Mrs. Boot. Fleming, of Norton, was recently announc? ed. The wedding will take place soon. Quantities (if pink and white sweet peas i.nd bride's roses ar? ranged in baskets adorned ihe home and veranda, on which a game of bridge was played, af ter which an express wagon drawn by Miss Fuquu's Pomer? anian doe; came ill the room ladonod with gifts for lite bride elect. The refreshments served were in pink ami white ami the mar ital idea was observed in ices moulded in the shape of wed? ding slippers an.I hearts, also the individual cakes. The fa? vors were clusters of pink and white sweet peas. District Conference. The Bin stone (lap District Conference of the Southern Methodist Church will be held here this week, the opening ser? mon being preached at the chinch tonight by Bev. Boy K F.arly, <>f Appalacltiu. t ?n Thursday night there will be an address by the dean of Soochow University, China, through an interpreter, Dr. John C. Hawk, a returned mis? sionary, This address will be exceedingly interesting, ami will no doubt attrnct a large audience A large number of delegates nre expected la al? tem! these ineeting!i, and in addition to the regular busi? ness sessions, I herb will be line sermons and lectures by prom? inent ministers, at different limes during these meetings 'Tlio people of the (lap will regret very much to learn that the law firth of Morisou, Mori son ?V ItobcrlSon has moved away from here. They moved this week to Bristol,where they will be permanently located. This Iii in. which is composed of II. 0. Morisou, of Johnson City, A. K. Morsum, of the (lap, ami W. II. Bobertson, of Bristol, me attorneys for the Glinchiield Coal < Corporation, m a v 6 ?1 hen- from Johnson City about i It roe years ago, but they-lind that the Gup is inconvenient for a large portion of their work, hence the decision to move to Bt istol, which will be more convenient fo r them. Miss Georgia Bostwiclc, of the Gap, who has been with this Arm during its stay here, will go with them. Base Ball The members of the local base ball lea in desire lo call your at lent ion to the gat.Iledllled for Saturday, June 22nd, against Appalachia at 1.041 p.m. prompt? ly. AdlnlSsimi "J.") cents. A good game is assured, and the admission fee i~ to cover ex? penses for balls, bat- and auto? mobile hire. No charge has 1,,.,-u made for former games Ibis season, the boys having born tl.vpetises themselves, I,III We know Voll will gladly help them out to this extent, ('tune nut 'prepared to see your home team ??Co over Ihe Top" ami administer defeat to the Appalaehia boys. Big St. < lap w ill line up as follows: . Spivi-y, Left Field, Flecnor, Short Slop, Kahle. Center Field, Smith, Firsl Base, Multins, Third Base. Baker, Bitch.1!-, Tale, SeCOlid Base. McDonald, Catcher, Miller, Bight Field. According to a-st.ttistician in Kit rope only two pel Cent of musicians arc bald as compared with Hi r?r,C0pl men in other intellectual pursuits l Doesn't it beat all how folk can be mistaken about things! Now we find that LnFollotlo's speech at St. Paul that caused so much talk, was a regular pa? gan of patriotism Iiis own Cuuuael admit it. Notice to Tax Payers. '. P. II. Kennedy, Hie town treasurer, requests us to Bay that those who have failed to pay their 1917 personal und real estate taxes may expect to have their property levied on at once if they fail to make settlement. This will make additional cost for the tax payer which should he avoided. After duly fust an? other live per cent, penalty will he added In all unpaid taxes. If you have not paid your taxes it will lie of interest to you to give this matter your immediate at? tention. . M. C. Hootje, formerly with the store department of the Stonegn (.'oko and Coal Compa? ny tit Stonega, who joined com; pany II and went with them to the Mexican Border, and who Inter attended the ofllcers' training camp and received a commission in the new army as lieutenant of a motor truck company, and who is now with the American Army in Franco, has recently heon made a cap? tain. NOTICE OF SALE CIRCUITCOUUTOK WISKCOU NTY, vinoix i a Sarili Alii Ollly.Uuardi.m. etc. vs. Ccorgls Mildred tiilly.ct at. I'mhiiaiit'lo ih-crce entered liy 11?CiiJ cult t onn el w is, county, Virginia, in the shove styled cause at the April. I ills, term of the saiil court, I lie nuil. isIlmii'.I will On Saturday. July 20th, 1918, between the hours id throe S) p. in. ami sis a ji. 111. in Front of the Postoffice in Easl Stone Gap, Wise County, Virginia M-llnt public auction Pi tho liie;li<-.st bal? der for i'asli in hand the following; de. leiibotl real estate and interest III real estate namely I A three-Mrc tract of laml en tin? south sale of Iba Heaver Hun fo.k of Powell's River near, and just ?bore, Kasl Stone Gati conveyed by .lessee tilllV to Sarah Alice Ollly and <; Munroe <(illy by deed <IhuiI January S*Jrd, I SOU, recorded In Wile County f)eed llook So OS, page (17. Another three-acre tract of land on the south >ide.a' the Reaver liani Fork of Powell's River Immediately adjoining thf above named lot; conveyed by Jesse ? idly to (;. MuMrooGllly by deed dated November linl, li"i7. recorded in Wist County Deed llook 87, page 440. A right of way through the land mm. or formerly, owned by Ii. Ii Ollly n.r tin' beneflt el the e_tld two lots of laud described lu a deed from Jesse Ollly Ui Renbcti II Ollly and Mary K Oillydatcd Jiily Ulnl, I0OS, recorded in Wise county; fJeed llook US, tage 1147, and described ?s foltowsj "A ri^'lit of ?mv through the lauds .a It. I>. Ollly by way of the old Rocky Kord crossing Powells River, said right of way is to be a gate-way OUT Id OUly street at Kasl Sloue Gap cemetery where the gate Is now located, ami the said .le-sc Uilly is t.. keep up said gates " JXO W CIIAI.K I.KY, Special ? lommlssloner. I hereby certify thai the bond required by law has In en executed in the above 'this the |8th day of Juno, IHI8 W I! IIA.Mtl.TOK, ( leik of the Ctriiiill Court of Wise Coun? ty, Virginia. June Kl-SJi 28 lAs rerUs ?/!*? War srs will fcl ?. .Sirica* U.i/,1 Mao./ W.'l V.SHU lU ,Sr|'MH , 1/..j. DO YOUR BIT. Help the Gov? ernment by saving ttie freight on wheat and Roer. Itrlleve th? rail* roeda or thii unaacaasary ronpeelion by eetabllehlns la your community one ol tkesa wonderful Amsrlcun Uld(el Mar? ts.) tlollsr Flout Ullis. And Make Money.Too tlCn to 91.000 rer month ran b? made n-ltb this perinanenl, eubetantls.1 and iltcnlfisd business. Tbla wonderful arl.'-rontalnsd rollsr mill I? rsvolullorilrliiir inllllns. klakae eplendld flour at a b.lter yltld than tha tlovr rnment reaulres. One man without prevloue milling experience can run It -successfully. Small toal. small powtr, easy operation enables It to make * s.lvsrtlsed brand "Fl.i free and kssps you up to quality. Mliss of milts from 11 to 100 barrels per day. Tou can start with the email alls It you have IJ.000 to Is .ic-? 4S4 ?ii o.rr Iks' Us/lTfetsMM.' Asils- Aastricsa Mfil Co. 098-704 T.u.l. BUt. Owasiet.aro.Ky. 001} Univoisity of Virginia UNIVERSITY, VA. Spoclnl War Courses nro of forod in addition to the usual courses In the College, Graduate, Law', Medical and r?iginceiitig Departments. Ten dol? lars covers all costs to Virginia student ' ii the Academic Departments. Send fo cstalogue. Ilowsrd Wlimtou,ltegiatia July 4, 1918 Big Stone Gap Athletic Association! Parade can 9 a. m lo IO a. rri. Veterans, Civil and Spanish Ameri Floats Army Navy Mining Food Conservation Mothers of Men in Army, in Aulos Red Ct oss Workers in Uniform Band Boy Scouts Camp Fire Girls Babies for Show Junior Red Cross J unior Guards (6 to 16 in uniform I Decorated Automobiles and Motorcycles Girls 6 to 16 in Red Cross uniform Boys Bicycle Squad 10 a. m.-Tennis-1ntermont Court Big Stone Gap Visitors Big Stone Gap Visitors 10 a. m.-Baby Show Boy Scouts-First Aid and general activities Camp Fire Girls Address on proper care of Ba! 11 a. m.- Boys obstacle race Boys pickaback race Boys sack race 11:30 a. m.-Boys bicycle race ll:45 to 1 p. m.-Boys ball game 1 to 1:30 p. m.-Lunch at Red Cross Stands 1:30 p. m.-Wrestling from mule back 1:45 p. m.-Tug of War from mule back 2 p. m.-Slow Mule Race 2:15 p. m.-Mens Tug of War Mens Potato Race Mens Sack Race 2:30 p. m.-Ford Motor Race 2:45 to 3:30 p. m.-Public Speaking 3:30 to 5:30- Base Ball Big Stone Gap, Stone Gap and Appalachia vs. Mines 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.-Motorcycle and Ford Races 1. Motorcycle-free for all, six times around 2. Motorcycle-handicap, twelve times around 3. Handicap-Motorcycle-first four men in above races 4. Ford - crank, enter and go, four times arou n d 5. Handicap, free for all, Ford and Motor? cycle. 6. Handicap, all winners, motorcyle, Ford and bicycle East THE UNIVERSAL CAR; There's too much money IvveatM in motor ear to ;.ll..w li to lie Idle, either because' of ihrIcc) ..r need ?> repairs. KspeolaUy is this true of lord cars?leaM expensive hi price Inn constantly useful :?ol valuable a general utility. They must be kepi going. A little extra attention to your Kord oaf, alHUoad lusting noV.atW then, will help totem it in prime 'n.minimi and'mid to ii? abflily to daily rcrve yon most effectively, t The authoiUcd Fowl ageni in your locality carries, a complete atot-k br Ford tuaterlali and can renuoriue very beat mebhaiilcal service, IK' also hai practica I V.i.l i vi.iiii iii r ..11 the necessary V"rd equipment ? ml a full knowledge of how Kord cars are made and and how tin y should lie kept i? older. Mineral Motor Company Bip, Stono Gap, Va.