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\VKi)NKSI.)AY, AlKS. 18, 1910 '?nl.lin.hisl Mrrr/ Wcliuv.Uy In- the WISE PHINTINO COMPANY, lne..t|..M,.leu. HILBERT N. KNIOHT, - Editor. LINDSEY J. MORTON. As?-t Erilter Oi.u Your, - - - ?I SO SI. Month! . .75 Ttireil Montlin, - .-IO ICntared tccortttnc lo postal regnlntioiui j ?I tllO pOSl-OfllCa :>t I *.: i- StOIIO < l?p HS ?CC Ullll.?lfttfl UlAll.T Too Many Irons. 'I'lir packers :ii">' now lioiiij? bin mod for llio price of meat, ami tin* usual roiiictly is. demand? ed. The government must take! over Hie packing industry. Tjic government took over the railroads, mid iiltliougli ii suc? ceeded in making the railroads poor, il also iimde the shipping public poor. Au v one w li" dis? likes (In- puckers enn feel ipiite happy iihoilt Hint. And. ns far ns this paper i- concerned, Hint . uiiiy liappeii any t iiue, anil wel-1 conic. We slioiild worry tilioul whnl happens lu I ho puckers; we aren't in the inn-king business; Hut while tin' government i making the puckers poor, will ii make us any richer? That is what ive want to know. Will it Hinke our meat cheaper',' If (lie packers have conspired to jackscrew prices up, so as to llecco Iii?' [Mlblic, Wf don't mere? ly want to sec I hem impoverish? ed. We want to see them ruin? ed?pauperized. Hut t!ii- i- n matter for accountants. If they have done m>, we can easily lind it out by investigating the ledg? ers. Investigation- up t o date merely indicate that the packers make a small profit, hut that the turnover i s large?in n word, thaP the high prices is due to the high wages paid to employ? ees, and to tin.t of transpor? tation; for which we really par the government, future investi? gations may tell udill'crcul tale; hut wc should ask lor more proof before we ask the govern? ment to seize the packing houses. It i- a highly specialized in? dustry, needs a lifetime ' i expe? rience to leant, and i- very deli? cately Organized. The govern? ment know- nothing about it. and would begin as an iinyilour, with everything to learn. In a few months it would dislocate the organization, and by dissM pitting it- energies instead of concent rating them it would de velopo ruinous expenses which I he consumer would have lode I Rexo Films 151 raj to fit all makes of Cameras and Kodaks are the best. IS] i ra M Developing and Printing [ell El A Specialty. [ell El ===== Ira I Mutual Pharmacy 1 M P ra BIG STONE GAP. VA. E El j|J Fine Groceries come on ii(n supply truck every day to take their places on our shelves ami await the particular pur? chaser. Our Kxtra lfiiic Brands include everything in <>ur stuck from pic-plant to pickles. Our measures .ire honest anil our prices bashful, Be? cause they feel they account lor so little in the world. Hut?-Our Customers?they arc what count, arc al? ways satisfied with goods anil service. |oin the ranks of good breakfasL dinner ami supper makers. S5i?j>; Stone O?V O . Lee Baptist Institute LOCATED AT PENNINGTON GAP, VA. is under the auspices of the Home Mission Board and the Powell River Baptist Associa? tion, but liberally patronized by other denom? inations. ?i *y *ti Pupils the past yeai of whom 7: were in llighl JL / \? School Department. We had 70 boarding pupils. The school employs 8 teachers. The l?cst possible .} year High School course is arranged. Excellent course in music, college trained teachers. All Charges Reasonable. Kali term begins August 19, 1919, school year <> months. Brick buildings, rice trie lights, and Girl's home heated by steam and water in buildings. For further information write CHAS. H. UTLEY, Principal. fray in Iii?' increased cos! of j meat. It would bo an excellent thing if the government could handle all staple industries. If it could, liul it will have to learn how iir?t, and during its apprentice? ship tl.xperts must he kept close at hand to show how econ? omics . an grow "lit of systemnj I i/inj.'; The Impending Storm. Profiteering tuny yet he the undoing of this country. No nation ever is greater than the government it maintains, and if the government does not Con serve the interests of the people the people in time lose COIlfi deuce in that form of govern" incut. The greatest crime in the historv of our country is that of profiteering, wholesale and deliberate robbery "f a helpless public. Prices have heen artificially forced to such a hinli altitude that it is bccblliitig more and more difficult for a poor person to even sustain life 'fin- law of supply and de? mand no longer prevails. It has I.i substituted by one of gougu a id grab. Already many people, men and wone u of sound and pat riotic principles, are predicting revolution as the only means of checking Ibis wholesale and lawless thievery. i ?nr government should take | Warning while there is yet lime. Protection 6 f profiteering should cease at once, and pros? ecution should bo swift ami relentless. We can not all'ord to have our great country ?vre? ked upon the rock of greed and avarice. And yet today, because of the supine inactivity of our nubile olliciuls, we an' hutldilig si right toward destruction. The government should heed tin- impending storm, before it is too lad' to prepare to meet it. 'Heart oi flic Hills" by John Fox, Jr., in the Movies. By the way, Mary Pick ford has selected her third ami last. H'irsi .National Photoplay and is now completing her contract with that concern. The story is John Pox, .11 ,'s ''The Heart of the Hills." In il Mis.s Pick ford will he seen with a east which will include A l>. Seats as leading man. Miss Betty Him ton, Juck Gilbert and liar old Goodwin, Sidney franklin is the director. The heart of the Sierra Nevada mountains has boon invaded for the |oca lions. Upon (he conclusion of this photoplay. Miss Pickford will start work on her lirst United Artists production This will either he "Pollyanna" or "Hop o' My 'rhumb."?? Prom Photoplay Magazine They say, however, that thei devil is much concerned over I the future of Iiis realm. Ho has ii ? place vile enough for a profitcor. Presidential bees are again buzzing nrouug looking for the entrance lo the official hive. We suspect, however, ttint Home of them are only bumblebees. Business on a Boom. \V. ti. Coutts, the plumber, report* the heating business is mi a boom and the past week he lias landed SOUIC nice business. The heating job for the new commisary at Ihinhur runs into log money. The heating plant for Mr. George I.. Taylor's new house is to he hot water using Peerless pattern radiators. Mr. Ooutts ha? gold I pipeless heating jobs so far this season and hopes to handle a car load this fall. II. healers cost hut one third of ho' water and are ruliy guaranteed to give as good service ?tlltl do il on less fuel. Mr. Cootts does business on a llat I" per cent, basis, so no one can make nil excuse for high cosli of heating in Big Stone Hap.'?adv. I To Knoxville and Back the Same Day. I Wo understand that arrange moots have been made between the Southern and Louisville & Nashville Railroads that per [sOIIS desiring to go to Knoxville lean d>. so and return the same Slav, with a stay of about live hours in that city. By leaving on Hie early morning train over the L. A- N. connection is made at Cumberland (lap,,with a mar? gin of lorly minutes lor the Hain lor Knoxville, arriving in that city about eleven o'clock. lie turning the train leave- Knox? ville about hair o'clock and makes connection at Cumber? land Cap with the L. ?v N.j which arrives here about nine o'clock. A baseball leuin composed of Big Stone Cap und keokee ! players under the leadership of Dan Richmond, of Ewing, went over to Lynch, Ky. Sunday and tackled the strong team at that place and won by the close score of 2 tod. Kelly, of Kitr Sinne' Cup, pitched for the visiting team, allowing tin; Lynch hitters only live hits. The Kentucky pitcher only al? lowed foui hits, but they were bunched in the seventh inning which accounted for the two scores. Kir.it Lieutenant Henderson N. Horsley. who returned from service in France about ten days ago, is in town this week visiting his father, Mayor \V. .1. Horsley. He will return to i'amp Cordon, Ca., Sunday where he expects to be mus? tered out of service soon, lie brought back several interest? ing relics of the recent war. K. K. Tale, is in receipt of a valuable present from the Osaka people, where In- has been superintendent for several years. A handsome (told filled Howard watch was presented bun upon leaving for Stoncga, where be takes up the position as Superintendent, which place was held by C. 0. 1 hilly for many years, who recently resigned. A party of young people car? ried a victrola in a sack to the High Knob Saturday evening ami bail one great time dancing in the apauious reception room it tin- Inn. The young folks observed Sunday school hour by reading a Sunday sermon in a newspaper which they also found in the sack with the vic? trola, and after a pleasant af lemoon descended to the city.? Crawford's Weekly. Judge Preston W. Campbell, of Abtngdou, passed through Cate City Sunday afternoon en route to Wise to hear a case for Judge 11. A. W. Ski ell in which tin- town of Coeburn seeks to enlarge its territory. The Judge was in tine spirits and wan in company with President Wil? son's brother-ill law,Mr. Maury, of Pin Stone Cap, Va.?Gale City Herald. Miss Jess McCorkle, who spent a couple of weeks \ isiting friends in the (lap, left Tues duy for Nora, where she will spend a few days with home folks, before returning to Washington, where she holds a position in the navy depart? ment. K C. Buck, who conducted a handle factory am) who until recently conducted a broom factory in Pig Stone Cap, while silting at his typewriter at Iiih> home in Norton on last Friday evening was stricken with heart failure ami died before any medic.?! attention could In given, lie has no relatives except a wife in this country ami was v'eiy well known, hav? ing made his home at Norton foi some years Klbort King, who is employed as a lineman with the Electric Transmission Co. hen-, while on a pole last Wednesday cut the wires loose from the pole in front of the Smith Hardware Company causing the pole to fall, catching Ins font, breaking a bone in his ankle and other? wise injuring his leg. FOR SALE Dwelling house, six rooms, basement.and healing plant, on Kast First street, "hear the park 32-a:J II. K Vox & Co. NOTICE W. W..Taylor, chairman of the Street Committee, will re? ceive bids for repair and con struction of the road from the bridge to the town limits in the Cap. ? adv. THURSDAY (Tomorrow) I "Till I Comeback To You" By JEANIE MACPHERSON WITH BRYANT WASHBUKN A war play without the horrors <>f war; a picture || in which the war is treated .from an entirely new angle, and in which thought enters largely. See thi: "sappers" painfully tunneling their way |l to the Hint lim s; see the liquid lire featuie. See the ^1 wonderful portrayal of the King <>f Belgium and per feet ion of the scenes wherein he and his advisors arc! Set this great and sincere picture that lias shown, come out f the Great Conflict. AN ARTCRAFT PICTURE 10 and 20 cents, war tax included Sttidebakef Ex-president Taft disguised his identity and purchased one of the New Big-Six Studchakci au? tomobiles. Lhterjit was found out who the pur chaser was. If Mr. Taft can ride comfortably in one of the laic model Studehakers, can't you/ With its perfected 6o horsepower motor you may loaf along at two miles an hour, or, in an in? stant, speed up to a mile a minute. A perfectly balanced chassis of 126 inch wheelbasc insures comfort at all speeds. Especially restful are the hand bluffed, genuine leather cushions, laid in at? tractive French plaits. . Standard equipment includes cord tires, shock absorbers, Gypsy top. silver facial speedometer, anietcr and jeweled 8-day clock, glove box in hack oi front seat, and extension tonncaii lamp. For Further Particulars, Apply to Woods-Bailey Motor Go NORTON, VA. L. J How many times have you had tires nxod only to have them "give out" 011 the very first trip? Our vulcanizing' outfit enables us to fix blow-outs end weaK spots tn & way that usually mahos them even stronger than, the rest of the tire. Poor repair worh on tires is ulti? mately the most expensive. Unless the weah part Is properly strength . ened, there is ltholy to be another blow-out soon that may ruin the tire completely. Just give us a trial and we will show you that our prices are low and that we can turn your worK out quicKly. ? -v. f/vumi-am.j..-- .) CHTnt Morrison, ~ Big Stone Gap