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IHK BIG ST?NK GAP POST.
SVKDNESUAY, OCT. 8, IttTft Published Ever; Wednesday by tln> WISE PniNTINCS COMPANY, UlLBERT N. KNIOHT, - Bditor. LINDSEY J. HORTON, Ass t Editor Ono Yoar, Six Months, Thrrto Months. SI SO .75 .40 Kniered according io postal regulations ?I the post-office nl tilg Stone (lap an ace nml-ola*s matter LETTER TO THE EDITOR Big Stout! <iiip, Vu., Oct. Mb, IOlli. Tb The Big Stout) Qllp Pont, Pig Stone Cap, Vu, Qcntlninon: 1 lutvn given cnreftil consul era I ion lo the question of an thority for tin; sale of patent medicines or compounds con tniniug alcohol in excess of tin:! (Quantity authorized by nation j al mid state luws und 1 am ful? ly satisfied thai persons huvo] engaged in these mixtures and denatured alcohol contrary to law for which they are liable to tine anil imprisonment ami fur tiler liable to suit for damages iueured by any one front the unlawful sale ami use of these intoxicants. 'The people who persist in violating the laws may expect to pay the penalties and answer for damages inllicteil just as soon as the grand juries meel mi l tin1 machinery of the law is |iut in motion. Yours trtilj, H. A. A wits. Thrift Campaign. When the savings division "f the Treasury Department ap pointed Dr. J, Stanley Browu, of Juliet, Illinois, in charge of a thrilt campaign in tlia schools, organizations throughout tho country began to formulate in depeudonl campaigns through other channels. In Chicago, a Do Without Club of national scope has b< on formed to turthnr the savings habit, ami is furnishing free membership buttons iind pledg? es to those in any part of the country who wish to join ami suve money for some definite purpose, and who flood stumped addressed envelopes lo houd quarterfl, 0:ii-g35, 410 S. Michi gun Ave., Chicago, for return I literature. There are no mem. J hership dues and no expense to ' members. Mrs. Hoy Dickey, forin?.!? I it Or of one of the national long laziues, organized the Do With, lout ('luh during the war as part i of her work in connection with Ithe Woman's Committee Coun? cil of National Defense. "Wo should not lose the sp ill I either of having or giving which the war encouraged," says Mrs. Dickey. "Dr.;J. Stanley Brown soys that everybody who 'suf liciently desires'can put away some part of every income. The Do-Without. Club preaches systematic saving for t be future good of the individual ami a considered use of the pennies, dimes or dollars we expect lo give to church, Sunday school, home charities, or other worthy objects. We believe the Amor ibuu public needs to lourn to think about saving ami think about proper methods of giv? ing ? " PREPAREDNESS Judge White is telling with relish of his encounter with a certain young matron of the Wiltshire district. It seems lier husband had been spending most of his nights at the club, and t he lad v hinted to his hon? or that one of these days idle might bring the matter into court. The other day, howe\ ei . encountering the judge oil the street, she hut Ion holed him. saying: "Judge, I'm sorry 1 said all tllOSO things about my husband, lie can go to the cllib all ho wants lo and I'll never say a word." "Why the change of heart-" asked While curiously. "Well,the other night a burg lar bioke into the house and my husband laid him out with a poker. I had heard that he was a poker expert, and now I III! lie!stand. That dear boy has been spending the nights for just such an emergency." Tai? Angeles l imes. The Big Stone u.ip Camp Piro (iirls met al the sulu ol house Wednesday, October 1st, al :i:.'to p. in. Tlso third nursing demonstration was given, all girls doing e.vcepti inallv good work to fit all makes of Cameras and Kodaks tue the best. Developing and Printing A Specialty. Mutual Pharmacy BIG STONE GAP, VA. City Meat Market Dealers in Fresh Heats . and Groceries All orders given prompt and carefiil atten? tion. We solicit your patronage. Also cpicl storage. FLANARY & STEWART, Props. Phone No. 132 BIG STONE GAP, VA. Birth Announcements. Bom lo Mr. und Mrs. Will ! Wax Inst Friday night ut their home iu the Gap, n boy weigh [ big 8 pounds, which they haye learned William Henry Wax. Mr*. Wax was forinerlv Miss Allie Nickels, of the Oap'. ? Born to Mr. and Mrs. W. C. . t.iiiiner, i?f Exeter, at the home of Mrs. ft Miner's piir.-nis, Mr. land Mrs R. I*. Willis in tin Gap lasl week, a girl weighing 8 pounds. Mi?. Qinner was for? merly Miss Nettie Willis, of the Oap. The Mothers' Club,of Platl II, I met at t in lion.f M rs. J. N. ItlCssing Wednesday, October 11st, at - p hi. Hi' Barh.iiu, of Norfolk, gave ;i snort tail; on ; million/, i. A new club room lias been rented at the home nl Mis. J, W. Edens and the club will in. et there October I5th, at the same hour FOR "SALE '.room house in excellent con? dition with seven level lots at Cadet. Also a nice I room house with three level hits at Cadet. Also three nice lots in , enlrnl part of town. t: I). K. Ai.i.kn. If. O. Stewart, of East Stone Cap, and It. W. Klanniy, of this place, have formed a part nersliip and bought the slock of groceries of Henry Clay, which (inn will be known us the City Meal Market. They will sell meals and groCOl U s. Wayne Wright returned to the flap last week from St Lotus whore he has been pitch ihg ball i o i the American League team III that place. At ter visiting Ins family her.' lot a few days he will leave for Co lumhus. (>., to enter school again. Ex-Governor II; c. Stuart, accompanied by Harry Stuart, II. II Fletcher and 11. F. Sliced; of Elk Calden, Va.. spent Sat unlay night in the Cap, being guests at the Monte Vista Ho lei. They left Sunday morning lor Leec unity and will be there most ol tint, week taking up CtlttlC; Invitations have been issued by Mr. ami Mrs. W. B. Fulton, of Wise, to the wedding of their daughter. Emily to Mr. Curtis Richmond', of Norton, which will take place Wednesday, Oe tnber tifteenth at Wise, Va Rev. F.W. Bliss, who for o\ er i year has been i he rector of the Episcopal church in the Cap, will leave Thursday for Cltvillgtoti, KyY, where he will lie reel Ol of Saint John's Episcopal church The peoule of the Oap regret very deeply to los,. Iti'V. and Mrs lliiss from their midst ami wish them much success i n their new work. George Warner;who has been studying at I be Columbia Uhi. v.ism in New Vork since bis release from tin services of the I" S. some time ago, arrived in ilie Ii ip Monday, where be will spend several days visiting bis parents, Mr and Mrs. B. I-'. Warner at the Monte Vista Ho? tel. Joseph Miner, the prominent monument manufacturer of Bogers\ illo, Tenn., who spout several days last week in the Iiap, booked some nice orders for his linn, lie will return to the Gap uboul the HHb of this mouth. The October number of the Musical Monitor, presents a splendid picture of Mrs. PrOC tor Itrown, recently appointed j state president of Virginia Fed? eration of Musical Clubs. A I board meeting of i h ,? Na? tional Federation of MusicalI I Clubs, of which Mrs. Brown is UI I member, will be held in Octi -I tier at tliehoiiio of its president,'! .Mrs. Frank Bichorling. Mrs.! ISieborting is the wife of the] president of the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company and a mu? sician of note FOR SALE l! reotn house on north side L-. & N. station, :i hes 40x125, ! basement with cement door, electric lights, good water, good l barn, plenty good outbuildings, l.so fruit trees, 30 grape vines, ; good garden, cement walks and Steps, Everything for a nice home, all for $2,800.00. Turins: $1,000 cash, balance 1 ami - years. For further inform, i [tion address E. N. Hawks, P. O. Box 370, Big Stone Gap, Va. It Here's The Choice of Over 300.000 American I lousewives "THOR Must Be Good" JJ How about yours? Are you having irfni. ble in getting help for washday? Why not be rid of all tins trouble and ex? pense and have your washing done right in your own home in n sanitary-way by a Till >k Electric Washing Machine? It only takes an hour to do a .whole weeks washing and there is ho work to do. A Thor even wrings out the clothes for you. It solves the problem of hired help < >h account of the rising cost of help, thousands of housewives who used to hire a laundress have been forced to turn to the Thor ?and the Thor has never failed them. The Thor does a good sized washing in an hour?washes the clothes spotlessly clean saves wear on them and requires no hired help. Better get a THOR Before Next Wash Day. Tested and Approved by Good Housekeeping Institute ELECTRIC WASHING MACHINES Brings YouaTH'OR--MBoX%a,yna8 Hut he sure it is a TAOh!?the machine that has no belts to break- or slip?or catch your clothes: the machine with the Wooden Revolving Cylinder, com hinin?; tin: utmost cleanliness with the least wear possi? ble on tin- clothes. Come in and See a Demonstration A demonstration of this machine will be held at our office on October 25th, 27th. 2Sth and 29th. Electric Transmission Company OF VIRGINIA Services at Christian Church. Services n i the CJItriMtin.ii church Sunday evening nt 7:3U The public i- invited^ Those coining are requested in bring a copy of the New Testament along thai wo may spend the while sttulviug it together. N. \Voi>k: Citation (or Excellent Service The assistant secretary of the navy has addressed to William .1 Kilgoro, of Ksserville, Vir ginia, a letter of condolence containing citation for excellent service rendered by ami nhso lute devotion to duty of bis sou, William Jefferson Kilgoro, Jr., late pharmacist's mate sec? ond class, U. IS Navy, during the epidemic of Spanish iiitlu 011X11 while .ill (he liehl with the 113rd Company; U. s. Marine t'orps during the mouths of January and February, IIU9, at Santo Domingo. The result of Kilgoro's splendid work was that not one man died from the disease. WORLD SERIES GAMES Cincinnati and Chicago are still battling for the base bull championship o f the world, with the odds much in favor of Cincinnati, who has ?von four ; games and only needs one more for victory to cop the pennant. Chicago singed a genuine come? back yesterday afternoon by winning from the National Leaguers in an cloven inning contest by a score of ? to I, but their chances of taking three more games looks very meagre US the Beds have a number of good pitchers to hank on while the White Sox pitching stall' is pi i tty much used up. Much interest has been shown by loeal baseball enthusiasts rri the siries, botn teams having a number of supporters here, who eagerly await the proceedings of every game. Cincinnati ap? pears to have the largest num? ber of supporters who will bo greaMy pleased to see iho pen? nant go to Cincinnati for the tirst tune in over fifty yours Both teams will play again this afternoon ami if the Beds win the world series will be over, zannot get the ft?Mieai value of fuel from a poor orj worn-out stove. We handle a line of high grade heaters that insure fuel economy, and any one of them will be an ornament to your honte. ?j You look at them befo^^ou buy, and back of themes our guaranty of quality. _ Smith Hardware Company Trains teachers. Courses in llomchoUl Arts. Manual Arln. I'nblio School Mn?W rail other subjects. Also courses leading lo the Bachelor's degree. Designate? ??> the Virginia Nornul School Hoard to train District Supervisor? ami specialists'" llttral lulncatlon with the Uaobolor's decree. New fireproor buildings artesian water supply, largo shady crouilils. spaoious Cymnssiuro, out-door games and recre? ations. ,>or Catalogue, Booklet of Views and Kull Information, write John Preston McConnell, President. . . - EAST RADFORD. vA South-West Insurance Agency Incorporated Fire, Life, Accident and Casuality In surancc. Fidelity ;ind Other Bonds Real Estate and Commission Brokers. BIG STONE OAF . VA