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The Big Stone Gap Post.
||?L. XXVIII BIG STONE GAP. WISE COUNTY. VA.. WEDNESDAY, MAY 12." 1920 No. 19 emonstr?tionl Work litis is nut :? corn pm jjfii< mi! sect inn, I lit' iniliviiliiul ;'fi| l i in.iv Ullll nt'tt'ii iln |Uim|||.C K I cropSj tlte average is low. :'H .?.Uli In suggest some simple , tu increase the yield ami Bniirove the quality. Kirtit, it .... il -.-eil is yiiiul ; Si'i iiihI, Runl u I't'W rows with inif ear In |i . third, pull bul the Bissel B~all of llieni?from every othei |*m ; fullrlh, pick ami weigh sep? arate!) tin' eom I'roin lliose de t, led rows ami plant need next S$,-.u fiout tin- highest producing B,,v 11 yoii will follow these Siii'.'tiniis exactly the result iji ll surprise and please you. Shilling half llie tassels, especial ] lit I lie w oak stalks, nf any pji.d.i ?ill increase the yield und Qllipi'uVe the quality, if seed is I il front lititasseied Biocksj ,!\ n it. It w ill ensl uiilv ,i liltlo Bitllc and care, bul roineiiilior In B?ke "ill the tassels as -mm as Ruii cull gel I ii tit I (if them. I I wish every furnier could i..? how much lie is losing B'ven' year by licit raising u erO|i ( , oi soja beans. If I enu liieriiie the good things, ull of Ql ii, I fear you will think me Hu Hille dally', but I will -lay by ft III' facts. They are a guild evil Binprnver. 1 am told that beans till! replacing clover in Tennessee alarm rotations ; you can produce lucurly or quite as many shelled per aere as of corn and ithev are worth much more as ?feed; they will yield more for juge and of a better quality thuu I bey may be sowed brnud cusi ni in drills'; I be latter wity |wtth two or (Iireo workings will about the same U 111(111111 of Iforage or beans and require- onl y la foiirtll as milch seed. \- forage they should be mow ltd when the first heino turn Jvtllow and be slacked id once ^ about ii pole set in I he groti nil ; I make the stack 4 feel, in dianie i ler und as high as you wish then i ?iIli a piece of into ply pn pared ro-ding, make a hole ij und slip it dow n over tlie pole, a I hey call be left there till tliey un well cured ami then removed til Hie barn or till they un- need led fur feeding. When feeding tin , only half as much corn is j required for a work team a-- with I I'oiillaoii hay. It is one of llie i loiik producing feeds. Now : iloll'l think of llie shelled beans [;its a money crop for ihougli ihey : cost nou from $fj.UO to f8.no a litisltel, the home feed market i-. Iliia Lett plueO to use I belli. They me liiucll lieber than oats or 1 ia. If beans one part and corn Hire* parts are ground together for pig feed, you can produce heel', pork or milk cheaper than uiib corn alone or in any other combination of feeds. Tliey will grow any w here corn w ill. Voll > .'ii plant them in the same row W|th corn without apparent in? jury P. I he corn. Where will you get the seed? Tell your dealer you want them and lie will ? rder them. If your fund is small, buy a few and save seed tor next year, bill don't put it oil for next year or never. I shall be glad to send you a ape rial bulletin on soy beans and tlieir uses. Ltd me know if you want it. The same is true of oilier valuable bulletins that are packed with valuable informa? tion] Tomato itlighl und Kot, Fertilizers and Their Relation to Crop Production, Monthly Bul? letins, Alfalfa in Virginia ami about every line along which a fanner wishes information. We now have an even 200 club boys and girls enrolled. We lliipe the parents and friends of every one will give (heilt every possible help arid encouragement. Keep the county fair ia mind und in your plans. Premiums .ire offered for farm exhibits as well as individual showings ami the success of the agricultural teutute of the fair depends on v*hut the agriculturalists muke it. DimM expect i<> go there mal see a lim* exhibit it" von luive >l<iiu> u?tliiii|> tu help. The ollicers eaii'l make it. 11??- county agenl eait'l tin ii, but Mm, anil Ibi-v ami I can make it a great big howling success, Let?s ill t-n In it. W. S. tii.sn, County Ageiil, NVise, Virginia. AMONt. THE ALUMNAE The fidlowiug w an taken from :in nrti.'le in "The Virginia Toucher" entitled "Aiming the Alumnae" written by l)r John W. WaylamI, i?f the Harrison burg Stale Normal School, who spoilt a few days in Ibis section in February en route south, where In- visited educational institutions mid studied etiucii lidiiul luid social couililioiia. Tlni girls referred to in thu followiug paragraphs were for inurly stml.nits of i)r. Wnylaml at tili) llai risuubllrg Normal School: 'A few duja laier Big Stone (Inn and adjacent sections wore visited, and llurrisoubnrg gnis worn foil ml at every turn. Willi Jaiiet Bally as pilot, little jour? neys were made biliar and thither up ami dowii the pic? turesque valleys of Wise ami I.ulongaidu (he musical wa? ters of Powell's ltiver and aiming tin- pines that arc not a lot lonesome. "As neighbors of Jtinel Bailey at Big Stone (lap (be sojourm-r found Ulgii Horton, Mttrgurut Barum, Murgurel Waller, ami Mrs. Myrtle It iggs 11 illy Must of these are touching in the town schools. At Dorchester ltd ubiitiduncu of warm welcome was enjoyed in the home of Mrs. Kay Morgan Neale. Little Uorirudu Mottle will probably learn the geography of Harri snnbiirg utmost an soon as that of Uonnoke, her mother's old home. "At Norton several alumnae wore located, Mrs. Mary ltue blisll F.slos lives there, and F.lizaheth Black i H teaching there. The latter was "keeping company" with the "lln" and could lint bo induced In grant an interview to any One else Nannie t'.illier ami Frances Meuifee Vickers were reported to be living at or near Wise Court House, hut the spur of lime ell'ecliiully hlndoted fur ther progress in that direction "At lirydeu, in Leo county, N tili n idS Word U illy uud J liunita Sioul Jesseo wore found to be neighbors. After several years of teuchiug in the schools, both these holies consented to be? come home makers fnr oertaiu tax posers oi ihr community Al the linine of Mrs. Jessen the visitors wore pleased to lind Burr Wolfe, who had heard Of the friendly invasion and was on hand to support .Mrs .lessee in meeting the onslaught. "On the return to Big Stone (lap the visitors slopped by the way to see Fugeniu Wolfe, who had, only a nioiilli or two be fore, become Mrs. Charles Iteu BOr. And thus ended 11 very happy day, in spite of I ho blind ing snow that had suddenly come olll of the West." Party oil for Columbus to Bring Buck Ford Cars. Twenty live men will leave Norton Sunday night aboard a Palace Pullman cur for Colum bus, Ohm, In bring back a eon sigiiin. lit of twenty live Ford cars for Mineral Motor Compa? ny, bf this place and Big Stone (lap. Tlie party will he ttccnm uunied by F. 0. l.ovvry und It. A. (jreever, members of the firm. These cars are now in storage ui Columbus, the Mill oral Motor Company having planked down some 116,000 to get them. The embargo on many kinds of freight at this time mukes it necessury to drive these curs through the country. The fellows who go on this trip are due a big time uud they will doubtless collect everything iu that line that is coming 10 them. ? Norton Progress. Many cities are boasting of their increase i n population. But it would be more to the purpose to lament over the de population of the farms. WILL HAVE CELEBRATION Athletic Association Holds Meeting, Elects Olficers and Decides to Put Ball Team in League. Tin- ii n mitt I meeting of the Big Htone Uup Athletic Asso? ciation wan heiil at the Monti* Vista Hotel last Wednesday night foi the purpose of electing otHcers fiir ihn your IttisO anil decide whether they will outer a hull team in the Coulliohl Leugne to which Norton, Stbnegti and Keokee have ill' reudy agreed lo enter. The question of having ii fourth of July celebration was brought ii|i and it was unanimously de? cided In have one. The prob? lem of itliniiciug 1 he hall team Was ilincus-ted at length, hilt 110 iletliiile conclusion was arrived at, Inn ii is the purpose of the newly elected ollloors In wnrk nut a plan within a few days ami make then report. The meeting was called to or? der by It. K. Tuggurl, president <>f the association, ami the electing of tdlicers was taken up immediately alter a reporl of the linuneiul condition was reail by Treasurer W. S. Miller. As a number id nominations were made the Vote wits taken by secret ballot which resulted in the following Otlicers being elected fnr ibis year. W. ?. .Shuiik' president; I i W. Send, vice president; W. 8, Miller, treasurer: t i. K. Patrick, secretary. The newly elected president will ul once appoint an execu? tive commiltou which will meet and Wtirk mit the details of a celebration and entering a bull team in the league, it is proposed that the league will 'start itbout June 20lh and con? tinue lo September 1st so that all college players who desire In play in Ibis league will he euubloil to pariicipate. Musical to he Given at the School Building Friday Evening. A number of I he younger music pupils at Mrs Sails A Bailey in the (Jap will give a musical in the auditorium of the public seh.ml building Fri? day evening. The program which is hot very long, but which will he very interesting will be giu promptly at 8:30 o'clock The program consists of solos by the pupils, vocal solos and a number of drills ami choruses. Kvery nne is cordially invit? ed tu altem! this musical. EDITOR DIES SUDDENLY Samuel Haynes, of Cumber? land Progressive, Succumbs to Attack of Apoplexy. F.dilor Samuel I lay lies, of the Cumberland I'mgi essive, ex? pired B?ddeiil) on the street iti Appalachia hast FrillllV evening at 0:30 o'clock, following a sud? den attack of apoplexy. lie had just left his ollice to visit a grocery store near the union de? pot wiiere he wus taken sud? denly sick, but upon Irving to reach home dropped deud on the street. Mr. I lay lies had only been editor of the Progres? sive for a period of three months, coining there from Norton where he was employed with the Coalfield Progress, but he had been in tho newspaper business for nearly forty years. At the beginning of his pro? fession he was employed with the Bristol Courier, the World News und the Koanoke News und for several years edited tho Hale t.'ity Herald, where he gained much popularity by his ability as a writer. The deceased was .VI years of ugn and was born near Vuinii, Scott COUIIly, und is survived by u wife and one child. The' boily wus taken to the old home place Saturday afternoon and interred Sunday afternoon in the family burying lot. The ytiling man who careful? ly prepares himself for his life work finds plenty of work todo. 'Tis only the waster who tluds his substance dwindling. Millions For Water Supplies Virginia Cities and Towns Have Programs Involving Expenditure ul S7,50(), 000. Kiohinoml, M iv .'..---Virginia cities ami towns have already provided or arc about to make provision for unproved water supplies Hie eventual cost of which will reach an aggregate of $7,600,000. Of thin sum by far the largest expenditure is that coutemplnt ed by Norfolk, the completed j program of which for water j supply will represent an invest utoiit of fti.ooii.oot). For imme? diate investment for this pur? pose the city has provided the sum of tl ,500,000, and will work out Us full program during the next four of live years. The people of Norfolk liaVo dolor mined to take every precaution against the repetition of such n water shortage as that which was Buffered last summer. The next most important movement for an increased wu- i tor supply is that of the city of I'harlottesvillo, which voted a bond issue for this ami other betterments on Tuesday. Char lottesville program for an in? creased water supply probably will mean an expenditure of ft00,000, caring for the city's needs for many years to como. Other communities taking stops along this lino are Pen ningtoii Oap, which is planning to bring a noW supply a dis tanee of live miles; Pig Stone i lap which is making provision for a new storage reservoir for emergency uso at a cost of ,-?, 000; Cooburn, which is nego Hating for the employment 01 an engineer to report on the cost of a Water and sewerage system; Oulpeper, which has ulreudy made linaiioiai pro vis ion for a filtration plant ami has an engineer at work pro paring plans; St. Paul, which plans to expend $100,000 for a water and sewerage system, Bedford Oily, which has rece t ly voted a bond issue ami has an engineer preparing plans foi its new filtration plant; Sooth Hilt, whioll is considering plans for water works and sewerage system, and llarrisonbiirg, which IS seeking to increase its water supply to tide it over the Hummer mouths. It proposed to build a storage reservoir for this pin pose. Kvery water supply made use of by a railway company foi furnishing dunking water to its passengers must ho certified lied to twice each year hv in ? State Hoard of Health l ln se Certificates uro forwarded to the United States Public Health Service for approval. When the State Hoard declines to Up prove a water supply to the public health Service railroad companies are required by law to post notices at their station or stations at the places having the unsafe supply warning then patrons against the use of such water. Services Next Sunday at Big Stone Gap Baptist Church. Next Sunday morning and evening, Pro. (..'has. Hall, Jr., of Norton, will till the regular appointments 0 f the pastor, Itev. A. I,. Shumate, who is at? tending the Southern Baptist Convention in Washington, L). tj. ' We hope the people will turn out lo hear a live Baptist layman deliver a strong and holpful gospel message. You will be glad you came. Sunday school, as usual, at 9:45, n. m. Mrs. Taggart Entertains. Mrs. J. K. Taggart entertain? ed u number of her friends tit Bridge lust Saturday afternoon. The following ladies were pres? ent; Mrs. J. W. (Jhulkley and Mrs. Josh Bullitt, of Big Stone Oap; Meadamea It. P. t.'urr. Bill Fleming, 1). A. Patterson, John Roberts, J. L. Camblos, Paul McDonald, Itobert Qrahain, IT. S. McKelvey, Misses (Jary laud Martha Taylor, and Miss ! Blixabeth Black. The prize, a hanging basket of (lowers, went lo .Mrs. (Jam j bios.?Crawford's Weekly. ? Esserville News u. E. Well? Pm?ci a??y. Ksscrvill,-. Vu., Muy ??Da viil R. Wells, born March 23, ISM), died April 25, 192?. Ha ? is W years bid. lie wus ul ways quiet, gentle ami kind and evory oue who knew him loved him. lie was not inter? ested in luxuries, just the com? forts, ul" life was all he eared for, therefore he always had time lo read ami enjoy living. He was surrounded by children and brothers and sisters when the end en mo. lie is survived by three da Ugh tors ami doe sou, Mrs. A I. Lewis, Mrs. faille Wells, Mis* Hayn, lie Wells ami Mr. Leon id us Wells, nlso eighteen g randchiblren Funeral services were eon dueled at the residence at 11 o'clock after which the remains wen- I ii.I 1,1 rest in the family cemetery near his homo. A I irg" i rowd of relatives and friends gathered fnr the fu? neral and burial, Itrickie Wells, ui JouosVillo, spent last week With his broth? er, I). K Wells, din ing bis last illness. la/, well Wells, i.f Wise, cime ilovvn ever) dav for the piisl week In he with his broth? er, I), K. Wells during his ill? ness. East Stouc Gap Baptist Church. Next Siimlav aileron.in at :t o'clock, Urb Uhus. Hall, Jr., of Norton, vvill preach al the hap tisl chinch. The pastor is in Wushingt. attending the meeting of Ihe Souiherii Buptisl Uouvenliou Lei all the pudple come lillt to hear a gn.nl go-pel message by Ur.,. Hall. Agricultural Specialists and Live Stock Men Visit Lee County. T i lilberl Wood, of the ngri cultural department of the Nor? folk .V Western It ui I way with I. U. Mudisou, Held represouta live of tin- Poiuud China Breed its' Association', N B: Hue, of the Chamber nl Uommi'rce, Knanoke, Vu , and the former COuuty agent of l. e county I >. M, Clovd, httsi lie-is manager of the Unipn Smckyards, of Ko.tuoke, wen- in obi midst re eeiitlj Linking Over our I'oluntl ?'hum hogs, and Hereford cat lie \lr. Madison was especial? ly in lores ted in the Poland China breeders in Lee couii ly ami is well pleased with nur showing with this breed. lie predicts thai Lee county will become one of the strong holds nl the Poland China. Of course Mr Km- always has something good to say for us down here and wauls us In keep going strong, lie met our Hereford men at the meeting at lib.; Vti., I on Hie 24th and get a promise for Ilm annual county sale to be held al Knanoke on November ? nth or near thai lime Mr. Cloyd formed the ucqiiuiutouce of several of our cattle men and will no iloubt he able In do some business with us later. He is still interested in baby beef ami says thai Lee county vvill have some competition al Ilm State Fair this year. Mr. Wood is a booster ali the time and is try? ing to arrange In have tho baby beuves from Lee, Tazewell, Scott and other southwest conn lies exhibited at Koanoke ami Lynchblirg. We are always glad to have Mr. Wood with us. E. S. SUTTl.K, County Agent for Lee. Keep your kidneys and bladder right with Bu-ka cine. its for backache. For sale by the Mutual Pharmacy, Big Stone Gap, Old Dominion Drug Company, Appalachia, and the Gate City Pharmacy, Gate City.?adv. Some men arc so averse to recognizing their own faults thai they soon become convinc? ed thai they uro without rtuw. State Health Commissioner Thinks Every City and Town Should Enter Campaign. Richmond, .May ? ? Si ite lleulth Commissioner Khuion O. Williams today, in a staie meiit to the Mtato preen, declar? ed that lot had been much grat? ified by rooorta reaching the State Hoard of Health <d the the number of towns ami vil lugoH planning or engaging in clean up campaigns. l)r. Wil? liams believes that every com? munity, whether incorporated or not, should immediately de? velop ami carry out plans for a genuine house cleaning, accom? panying such a campaign by a wholesale distribution of litera? ture on disease prevention measures and improvements of sanitary arrangements. itoports reaching the Stal?' Hoard from communities which have conducted health cam? paigns on the county unit plnn as wtdl as those working in co? operation with county health demonstrators, indicate prompt It lid beneficial results in reduc? ing the incidence of diso ISO and lowering the death rate from proVeit table causes. Th? State Board has litera? ture ready for distribution in cooperation with local au hori lies, civic and welfare tlSSOCIli lions and will, as fur as llie limits of its "in.hi power" per? mit, Will semi Speakers lo dis? cuss health measures wiili Iii lerosted ciliv.ulis. Family All Well? When Your Friends Ask That, Can You Always Say "Yes"? l'KI'TO-MANGAN BUILDS UEU BLOOD the Happy Family is llie One Where Everybody Has Red Biooded Health. Children should not he pale and wan Women should not he tired, weak and blue Yoilllg gills should not he sallow, list? less and anemic. Men should not fetd rundown and poorly. 1'oor health and lick of vi? tality are often merely the re? sult of impoverished blood. dude's Pepto Mangan is for people whose bodies sutler from lack of proper blood nourish? ment. I'epto-MnUgUII enriches the blooU ami increases the number of healthy red blood cells, which are so necessary to carry tin- proper nourishment, vigorousness, ami strength to every part of the body. It contains the very proper? ties that are so sorely needed to build up thin, watery blood. Physicians call it the Rad I Hood Builder. Kor your convenience Pepto Mangan i s prepared ill two forms, liquid ami tablet Both contain exactly the same medi? cal value. Insist on the genuine Pepto. Mangan. To be sure you are buying the genuine Pdpto-Mau gnu, ask yotii druggist for "limlo's" and be sure the name "Glide's" is on the package ? adv. Back From Texas. (I. 1). Kilgore ami W. .1. Wil lilts have just returned from an extended visit to Texas and Oklahoma ami seem to he great? ly pleased with what the) saw and heard. They spent several hours with W. 1?. Kuller and report the work on his vast i properties going forward rapid? ly. The machinery is now in action and the wtdl going down tin the large area owned by the Virginia-Texas Oil Company in which Mr. Kilgore and Mr. Wil along with other local moil are heavily interested. The re markablti growth of western cities, especially Ttllsn, Okla? homa, made a marked impres? sion on Mr. Kilgore. He says Tulsa is a city of millionaires and that million doilur homes are numerous. The bank de i posits in that new city total seventy* five million dollars.? Norton Progress.