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and we sincerely believe that our customers are of the same progressive spirit, else they would not benefit daily, as they do, by our practical mechanism of buying and selling. The success that is ours thanks our customers for their confidence in our power as an economical supplier of their needs. STEP WITH US ilurim, the New Year and let us share the good will you have bestowed upon us in the past. Our every effort will be bent to your best service and our best wishes always arc sitting, on your door-steps. I^l^JUXVY COMPANY ZfAo ffloxail Store BIG STONE GAP. VIRGINIA LOCAL, ITEMS. Prof, ami Mrs. A. .1 Wolfe, of Cleveland, spent Christmas week in the Cap the guests of Mrs. Wolfe's brother, Mr. O. S. Carter. Mrs. F. W. Lewis, who has been in the service of the gov? ernment in Washington, is vis? iting her parents, .Mi-, ami .Mrs. B. K. Hhoiies in ? he (lap. Koy Manes's, of Wise, spent Sunday in the Quip. Miss Kathleen Litton, of Dot, is the truest of her sister, Mrs. ./. A. I lllmor, in the flap. Mrs. Lowcry, of Chilhowio, spent Christ mas in the (lap vis? iting her sister, Mrs. \V. II. W ren. The nicest fruit in town at Paul's (.'afe. Misses Miriam and KlsieTay? lor spent a few days in Bristol the week before Christinas shopping. Mr. and Mis. Clarence Bailey spent Christ mas day in Hunt? ington, W. Vu., visiting rela? tives. Mr. and Mrs. W. K. Wolfe, were down from Wilder during the holidays visiting their par? ents, Mr. ami Mrs .). P. Wolfe and Mr. and. Mrs. (i. M. Brown. Misses'Cornelia 'awl Amelia Christy, who are attending school iit the Slate Normal at Itadfnrd. spent the holidays in the t lap visiting their parents, Mr. and Mrs. T .1. Christy. Miss Irene Fisher, who has been spending the Christmas holidays with honiefolks in Pembroke, Va.,jreturned to the (iap Sunday night. U. B. Alsover returned last week from PeuiiHylvania',whoie he was called on the account of the death of his mother, which occurred a I e w days before Christmas. Mrs. Thomas Mnllins, of West Virginia, is in the (lap this week visiting her mother, Mrs. Sarah Thompson. Santa Clans paid a visit to the homo of Mr. and Mrs. Wade Tale at Botla Christmas morn? ing ami left them a line, baby boy. .Miss Ruby Toiirue, stenog? rapher in the Southern Kailway olltces here spent the holidays with relatives ioGeorgia. Howard Slemp, who is 'it tending school at Ktnory and Henry College at Kinorv, is spending the mid-winter holi? days with his parents, Mr. ami Mrs. Hugh Slemp, Mrs. Henry Taylor and two ? laughters, Misses Mariam ami Klsie dud little son bnscom are conti m il to their rooms with influenza. Miss Dorothy Owens left on Thursday for Lawrence, Kan? sas, where she enters on her sophomore year at the State University of Kansas. We specialize on fresh tish and oysters. Give us a trial. Phono 1,49, Paul's Cafe. Miss Mattie Holten and little neice, Louise, spent a few days in Louisville last week. Miss Murtha Hugi spent the holidays with honiefolks in Bosedate, ()hio. Miss' Emma Duncan, of Jones ville, spent the holiday.- in the Gap visiting her bister. Mrs. V?jV Baker. :. . / Mr'. a?d Mrs. M.'.Jf Moody spent the CuristmapY holidays iu Cbatuuooga. / Paul Grundy, of stonegn.whn is Ii member of the Marine Corps stationed on Paris Isle, span) the holidays with Iiis par ents, .Mr. mid Alis. S. J. <!riin. I dy, at Stoucgn. Miss Ruth .tones has accept-, eil a position us stenographer for tin* Clear Creek Lumber Company at Ramsey for a few weeks; IfOUND. Thursday afternoon in front, of posollice pair of automobile driving gloves. Owiier tiaii havo same by Call? ing at this oflicc, describing the gloves and paying for iIiin ad? vertisement . Wayne Wright, who is at lend? ing the University of Ohio this winter, -spent the Christmas Holidays in the Gap with bis wife ami little daughter at tile home of Mr. and Mrs. W. H; Carnes I Build more homes). Miss Bliaabeth Burgess, of Rpnnoke, has been spending several days in the Gup, the guest of Mr. ami Mrs. K. F. Burgess. Miss lOdith VanGorder, who is attending school at Oxford College,Oxford, Ohio, spent the bolidtiyB in the Gap with her parents. Mra. Theo. Lyttle and chil dren, of Middlosboro, spent the holidays in the Gup with Mr. and Mrs. 0. 0. YaoGordur. Get your eggs at Paul's Cafe. < Always nice mid fresh. A J. Sewing, puohttBing agent for the Stoiiega Cpku anil Coal Company, who lias been1 confined to bis room with influ? enza, is aide to be nut again (liuild more hoines). Tho Woman's Missionary So ee t s will meet Thursday at 3 o'clock with Mrs. J. H. Math own. All inembers are urged to be present. Dave Sargent, Jr., of Gate City, spent a few days last ?vcek visiting his cousins, Sam and Stuart Ourtor. Mrs. W. J, Christian and j mother, Mrs Pierson, are spend? ing a lew days at Andovor this, week visiting Mrs. Ohas. Witt ' Mrs. Harold Pyle and baby, j of Kingsport, are visiting Mrs ; Pyle'8 parents, Mr. und Mrs.! IS. R. Taylor. Nlr. ami Mrs Kichard box, of] Chicago, Mrs. Wrri, C. Moore, I ol Washington, D. O, Mr. Oliv? er K. Fox, of Harlan, ky., spent the holidays in the Gup, the I guests of their mother, .Mrs. J, I W. Fox. .las. W. Rush, who has boon I in training in the University of Virginia for the Motor Trans ! port Corps, -for the past few months, received an honorable discharge and returned to the Gap for the holidays. Walker Jones, who is work? ing as a printer in the uuvy ul Norfolk, spent the holidays in town visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. (j. K. Jones. Reuben Danks, who is with a motor trausport in tho army at Hampton, Vu., spent the holi? days in Gup with tits wife. Ho expects to be mustered out of service in u couple of months. Mr. and Mrs. VV. R. Wolfe, of Wilder, spont Christmus in the Gup visiting Mrs.-Wolfe's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Gi M.i Brown, Lieut. Robert Wron, of Camp I Blevins, Boutou, arrived In the! Gup Monday night to visit his j brother, W. H. Wren, for a few] days.' Mrs. [. T. Gilly and two suns, and father, .James Gilly. ufrlved in (lie (Jap on Christmas jfivo ! from Kogersyille, Tonn., ami i nro stopping at the home of Mrs. Elizabeth Gilly. They will go to 'housekeeping in a few days in the tldnry Morrison property on Poplar Hill, whieh Mr. (Idly recently purchased. Simon Panks, Misses Edith Hallard ami Uosa Bruce motored Up to Norton Christmas day ami took dinner with Mr. ami Mrs. lt. II. Bruce. ! Sam Carter, dr., accompanied his aunt, Mrs. A. .1 Wolfe to Cleveland, where lie will attend school. Mr. and Mrs. Punch are ill with influenza ai the Monte VJste Hotel. Miss Corrio I,mit;, who is a student nurse at Camp Wads worth, Spartniibnrg, S '.spent Christmas with honiefolks in the Gap. Hewitt Wolf- h it Monday for Blitcksburg, where he will ut j Virginia Polytechnic Institute. i Herbert Brown, of Wilder, 'spent Christmas in the (lap with honiefolks. Sunday school ami regular morning services will he rusum ed at the Presbyterian church next Sunday at the usual hour. J. M. Smith, Pastor. W. H. Wren spent several days last week in Columbus, Ohio, on business. Miss Myrtle Wolfe, who is in the employ of the government at Washington spent the Christ mas holidays in the Gap visit ing her parents, Mr. and Mrs. I). C. Wolfe. Sunday school ami preaching services at the regular hour at the Southern Methodist Church next Sunday. C. W. Dean, Pas. tor. Mr. ami Mrs. E. A. Harder had as their quests during the Christmas holidays ('apt. ami Mrs. Hiltlyard, of Hutchosoii, Kansas, und First Sergeant W. S. Orr and wife ami little son, Billy, of Chicago. Miss Francos Long, who is in school at the Badford State Normal, is visiting her parents, Mr. und Mrs. C. ('. Long, dur? ing the holiday s All churches will open for Sunday school next Sunday morning at the usual hour and let every one attend somewhere. Mrs. Albalndojo, Jwho has been in Now York for the last eight months in the govern? ment service, translating for? eign censored mail, spent the holidays with her sister, Mrs. Mrs. Alfred Owens. Anderson Lyons, eleven year old son of Mr. ami Mrs. .his. S Lyons, living in the bend of Powell's Valley, (lied on De? cember 23rd of influenza and was buried the following day in the cemetery near oy. F. F. Scott and daughter .Miss Frances, of Knoxville, spent the holidays in the < lap with Miss Friinc.es' grandfather, S. VV. Wax. Mr. Scott returned to Knoxville last Friday, while Miss Frances will remain for a few days Mr. and Mrs.'L. O. Pettit and Mrs. Willis Slaughter left Mon? day before Christmas for Mont? gomery, Ala., where they were called on account of the serit us illness of Mrs. .1. F. Bullitt, Jr., whp waa formerly Miss Mar garet Pottit of the Gap. We ars glad to notu that Mrs. Bul? litt, who has pneumonia, shows some improvement at tho (pres? ent writing. [ Mr. und Mrs. R. T. Irvino und two cliildri-n, Dorothy ?nd Rob | ertieft laut week for Richmond, Iwhere they spent ('hrisiiiiiiB holidays with their little daugh? ter, Helen,, who is apending the winter in Richmond with rela? tives und attending school. Lieut, and Mrs. Thomas R. Cochran are visiting Lieut. Cochrun'n parents, Mr. aud Mrs. C. C. Cochran. Lieut. Cochran has been stationed at Camp Hancock, Augusta, Oa., and has been given ail honor able discharge. He bus accept* led a position with the Inter? state Railroad-und will make his home in the Cap. Donald Prcscott, who for sev? eral months past served in the IU. S. Navy, spent the holidays Iin the Cap visiting his father, E .1. Prescott. He left Mon? day morning for Madison, Flu., where he will be connected ? witli a large plantation, recent ly purchased by his father. Arthur Crawford has return? ed to the (iap from Fortress Monroe, where he has hi en in training for the past several mouths with Virginia Coast Artillery. Tbiacompany, w hich consisted wholly Of volunteers from South west Virginia, was mustered out immediately after the armistice was signed. .lohn Kelly, who has been in training for the past year at Camp Wadsworth. N. V., re? turned in the Gup Saturday, having been discharged from lie- service, .lohn, together with about 1,700 other men had I hoarded a transport bound for France,but wore turned back when the armistice was signed, lie witnessed the big sendotl given President W ilson on his departure lor Franco. R. A. Wolfe, who ha- been located at Dante for the past eight mouths as engineer for the Clinchfield Coal Corpora? tion; has resigned his position, j and together with Mrs Wolfe, I left Saturday night lor Lehigh, | Montana,Rafter spending t 'hrist ! mas here with relatives. Mr. Wolfe has accepted a position | las chief engineer for a largei coal operation owned by the Great Northern Railway at Le? high, which he formerly held previous to coming to Dante. .lohn Lane and wife, of Rye Cove, Scott county, arrived in the l lap last week ami spent the holidays hole visiting rela? tives. Mr. Lane has just re? turned from France, where he has been for several months with Uncle Sam's lighting forces. John Graham and wife, of Somerset, ky., spent, the Christ? mas holidays with his parents Mr. und Mrs. F. P. Graham. Postmaster G. F. Gilley has received several let lers from his s .11, Sergt. John D. GlIIV; who is with the American I'.xpedi tionary Forces in France, since the armistice was signed, stal lug that he was all right aud enjoying gpOd health. He does not expect to return to the .slates though f o r several months yet. Sergeant Ycary Injured. Sergeant James S'eary.of l!ig Stone Gap, was reported on Saturday, December 21st as be ing slightly injured in action in France. It is understood that he was gassed and is rapidly re covering according to a letter received by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. F. il. Yenry, while he was in the hospital. Time Changes A change recently made in the time meridian has placed Big Stone Gap in the central in? stead 6f the eastern meridian, therefore the lime will be one hour slower. All trains run? ning into either Dig Stone (lap or Appalacliia, effective today, will be operated mi central lime. Dinner Party. Miss Deri ha MahatTey was the hostess of a lovely dinner party on Christmas day. Cov? ers were laid for the following guests: Misses Ida and Virgin? ia Baker: Messrs. J. 10. Body, Frank Baker and Lloyd Mahuf fey. After dinner tin- party motored to Norton, returning in the Inter part of the evening Farm for Sale l have for sale a '.!?"> acre farm, threo roomed dwelling and good stable, within half mile of school building in Big Stone Gap, Va. Call on or write, janl-l-t R. A. Ayebs. The Feeling of Assurance that a hank account gives is worth many times the ef? fort required to establish one at this hank. Because this feeling of assurance plays such a large part in '.lie Success of Your Life your hoy should have it at an early age. Give! hihi as? surance and self reliance by entrusting hirri with an account today. mm Gjpl Is ] [3 Bj pJ lsff3 Sp?jp S) ralj&p jgl Bp Bj [dig gl igraCg BjGjfj) ij (iBpfjp (SI 15] 3e ;? Isi feU 15] fell SI l51 IS 151 [SI 1st p 151 TO OPEN Wednesday. January At a meeting of the Local Board of Health Monday it was decided to lift the influenza ban and as a result the Am?z? Theatre will open for business on that date with a splendid program. For the information of our patrons we wish to advise that the theatre will be thoroughly disinfected by "Formal? dehyde Gas ' before and after every show. This disinfectant is the most ef? fective method used and is recommend ed by leading sanitariums, health offi< cers and physicians. You will also find that this theatre has taken every necessary precaution for proper ventilation. J. R. TAYLOR, Manager. 151 ial 151 f^BpBlidBuaisinDBp . . ;. !..' BpBjplBj p'j &j ?0 jfjjgj Bp Is j pJ BJplBjf?J 151 From Choice 1 Stock 1 Yo make a roast of any kind kjjj tender and juicy. These Is] qualities must hit in the. Beet, Pork, .Mutton or Lamb IS) jBj meat when it is killed Roasts when bought from us are Tender, .! nicy and I Iclicious We must positively know this before we offer tl sale. Also Fresh Fish and Oyster's or I 15T ial' ISI s iVleaf SVIarket [51 In Polly Buildintf. Big Stono Gap, Virginia ial 151 ,_, m The Little New Year will find us awake with hew ideas born of valuable experience and with ambitious hands ready to put into action some conveniences that arc not found just everywhere. We believe in prospering by what we learn and there is only one party beside ourselves who can benefit by that method and that is YOU Accept our thanks for your patronage of our stock ands We wish you the happiest, most successful New Year that has ever jumped up in the morning. Hamblen Brothers Big Stone Gap, Va.