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|/QL. XX IN : , ,?-L-BIG STONE GAP. WISE COUNTY, VA., WEDNESDAY. JULY 28, 1920 '' " No 3n Base Ball l?g Sinne dap \<. Norton. I Tin- home team was defeated lore I l iday afternoon hy Norton jn , irtinie featured with heavy I ? i tigged lielding imd much LUii citing, tlie seme being lit h. Much ?.\eilemonl prevailed [liroughiiiil tin' git me on iiccouul ji ill.- uncertainty as tu who L.ulil linally win. The locals V,.| a lino chance In cop the kann' mi their last time at hut in ih, ninth inning, having three lltvli on liases with only one out [,iii| lulled to seme. Hall, lirst Slitter up. singled to left and l ;i ilicd out to McNuliy. liar Ljiiiil and Kdens hit safely, hut !\| i l.lligan fanned mid l-'inueraii I iii h i.l and pulled down ile i, i - tlv. Norton hammered llihjiphrcys hard when run- were i.iled, especially in the seventh in I eighth innings. Hig Stone 111peered a comfortable lead v'tcral times, but no sooner tban Iii Ii ippencd Norion would forge ahead with another lead. Ii the -event ll the local- wohl lo I ii lacing a I'oiir run lead. Smthpuw 'rhoinpKon had been ViinUed by this in.It account i In- wildiicss, having issued |i;i Its lo -even bailer-, and ?Mnoky doe'' was sent lo the tiioundi Alter two men had i.a retired Big' Shtiie < lap got |.,Hii to business and hit the ball ill over the lot which accounted for live v,-,,res. Humphrey! iligj'iiii I.liier und Kloonoi tfe w hen Davis fumbled hi _:i.filer. Humphreys scored on s. Iiiill.-.'- hil to ,?enter and llieil II ill hit to deep center for I hrOO In. scoring I'leeuor ami Schult/.. Teske thou came up m l lul to conler -till deeper for lour base- soring Hull ahead ill liineelf. I Ihr risen walked and Kdehs lul to right, lull llai'ri.Hoii w i throw n mil ai third l>\ linker. In the eigjilii Norton wont lo Iiltt facing a one run lead ami in eh- two scores. Davis was thrown mit I? y Humphrey >. Jackson and McNlllty singled , 1 ii K.i going to third ami seor inn after I'locimr caught Solo iii n' ily. Tucker singletl lo left lairing .McNuliy. This Was i'tiiiugh lor 11iiinpluey.s and he ? i i. placed by i In! Udder Kdens ?villi promptly retired the side by Inkiiig out Kiniiuran. In the ccliiiij inning Solomon hil into rigiil held for three buses, I he hull bouncing into I he bleachers, in i I mpiro Kilos waved him on liuincj saying Hie bull was block Humphreys* pitching wait a at llisapplliullllUlll to local i n, , several of whom living seen lam unik before declare that lie ?hil not eliiirt him.-elf til all in 'In-game. In the SC VC II I Ii [Ulli ?.-'Iii Ii innings when Norton was lulling in every direction ii was [ilaiiily seen he was not pitching HI In 'l.esl, just (nssing the bull up ami lei ting I he bailers slum 'i Manager Waiilpler yanked Ililll in the eighth and -t ill I'M. n hi w ho did not, allow a hil in tin old the next NOItToN All i: it i'" a i. bavU .ii -j I ;t i i Jaoksoll, e I ?_? -J I :! I Mc.Nulty, rf ."i J i 9 ll u friloinoit, Hi ii l l s ii ii i Hi la r. irf I 0 ii "J I ii Hiiilillo, ef I 1 1 I I ii /.ilUlllt'l In ns. Ill, 'ii, p I'otiiU || in It ??; || 7 v <;. . Ali i: it im .\ K I I I 1 1 ? lubei, ? a ii ii R ll ii I I i iiiuptiroy.t, p Hill.' I'olly, ti? ll ii Struck oill Ii" Humphrey*, I: ISdcusj 1: '.iuniieriuan, I: Thompson, Iloiuu runs?Solomon innl Tcsko. I liree baab lilts H ill. IVo tune hits?Jackson. Ua?j mi tali., ,,n Humphreys, -; oil' I lioiripaoii, * ; oil X.iniiiiorinau, I. I NM MIS l jit 1S0T8P It it K Norton .. 0 3 0 0 2 0 -1'.' 0 1U 11 7 UigStoueOap JuincJ ?UiKJ Ii ?S Hin Sinnt: (lap vs. Norton. Big Sinne (lap WOS again de? feated by Norton im tho lutter's grounds Saturday by a score of I to it. The (Jap boys eouhl tin nothing with Southpaw Thoinns' pitching although m tin- ninth iniiing llioy threatened in put over n .re. After lieber fan ue?l KdonS walked ami Tale singled In center, hot Harrison ami Christy ended tin- tray by striking nut. Norton inado ail nl their scores in (he third in? ning anil this is I he way it hap p.I. Ttito fumbled Jackson's gr.tiler. McNiilty heal out an utliold Int. Solomon grounded In (Soltys, whose throw to Tale was wide ami Jticksoil was safn . Tuekc-r singled In left scoring .I n k.I McNiilty. Huddle hit in front of plate ami was thrown tint by lieber. Kinnerau ran tied. Hanks ih'ade a alioe slring cntcii 61 Andrews' liner Iml Umpire Itiley claimed Im I rap pel I tin' hall, ami called An drews safe, Solomon ami Tucker scoring. Hanks, thinking tin" side hail been retired,; iiiu.de tin tittcmpl to throw tu tin' plate. ? in account 61 a sore arm (jet? ty- bail tu retire from the mound 11 lolemau pitched t lie remain? der <ii game mid held Norton scoreless. Ni n; ion Ali it ii 1*6 a i: Davis, s* :> ii II n a l Jackson, (i il 1 lilt ii ii M. Nulls. It II I a I ti 0 Siiiiiini.il. ti, a i u it n ii Tuflli. i i i a n n llil.lillr.il I o ii .t U ii Kii.iii'nm.aii a n n I n n Ainhi'wh ah I o 3 ii l 0 'I'll..mas, |i I o ii ii 1 ti totals tia i q a: a i lt. s (I, a It It II I'll a K t> ii. ii.ii iii i o n io t ?-? Helm.. ?.,,ll ii Ii I 11 I..i.i... it a u i l ii u Taiu.ttli . 10 1 1-1 Harrison, ati I <> U a I 1 Christy, < r I u i) -' " ti Hanks " ;l " " 0 1 " M. i lell.e in m a ii I 1 1 n rii i*a, ii i ii ii i a a oleinaji, V * " " ? ' " ? Totals .tto (i :t at ill a Two harm hits? Anilruwa si i in k .nil b> Tlmina.-.. 11. tlctlys. 1; itluiil in, ilaaeen hall? ..ti Iii.i?. a.OeliyH, I, 'ottinlaii, 8. . s a u it i: ii 0 ii 4 ?"> i Iii? Shine liap vs. kt'iikce. l?g Stone (Jap won from Ken keis las! Wednesday afternoon on I lie killer's grounds in a very iu (uritkt.itig game by it score of ti to The features were the heavy hilting nl Teske, who gut three I hit mil nf four trips toi the plate nl making two of Big Stone np's scores, sind the pitching of I (Setlys, who fainted I eh iuen. Ii S Ii. A It It II I'O A K I 'll .-ii.m, i;f ft (I 0 I tl n s.'iniiiz, :tti :i i I a l i 1tut I ii i) 1 I 1 ? ??I.e. II. I 9 a 7 0 i) inl.s. II . a ii 1 o I) n .lens, rf .tl I t) ti 0 1 eher, e . II I tl .0 I larrtaiiu; 9b i I I l a a i> pays; p i o n u l i Totals .: .till il 1 27 U <"' KKOKKK All IC II I'd A K taiot, all Ii? I 1 ii laiiaway, ll> I U I 7 u n i 11,1. In i . e 4 0 I S I " iBinilh, ? if I " 0 a 0 0 I.If; I ii I I 1 I Wliitti, rf - o o a o u llatchor, p l I) i o 9 0 ?Kllllan 1 o ii a ii n ?Kill.ni I.ill..I for Wliito in seventh. IN N INi.s 19 a l 5 6 7 8 0ft II K ItigSt..ne(Ian 33 2 1100 0110 B I ;i IConkee oil l nun i no a 3 I Kcokec vs. Slonefa. Stonega easily defeated Keokee at the Andoyer i'urk Saturday by I he -eure nl' in to I. Uen .hi .hi pitched line hull for Stonega ami never was in danger at any time after the first inn- j ing. St i 11111 a 11 und C'oyle hit hoiue-ruiis for Stonega, Ooyle's coming with two on the sacks while Winger. Hall ami Olodlieil tilso hit hard for Stonega. This If y'.iil want in know iibnutj the real home life of a couple! just give their little kid n piece of candy ami start it to talking, it will pull the family cut clear! out of the bug. game puts place. The u great cm fast li.-ldin; 8TONKCA roily, If Mathewa, ss NViuger, lb Stillmaii, e Cliiaueu, :th I Mall. . I ? hong, rl Coyle. SI) ! lleinlersnii, |> Totals KKOKKK Clans, 2li Uaiiaway, lb llatebcr, . Smith, rl' t>,l,?ii, it a hielte, ab Hatcher, n Sin,..!, as llOOIIU, |, Totals Kai in ,I i in Stolen l.,s. liasi) oil bulls nil ii. 1. nil Hender? son, 1 lb,nie um-, t'nylii ami Stillm.ni. I ii.base hit*- Wiugci anil I'olly. I'?,. In-.- lilts?Hull. Struck mil by lloouuj i by llcnilcrson, Hit by |iiti-bcr Wiugci INN INi.s I l I ll ii ; - n l< ll K Keiikce l n mi ii ii n n ii i - l Slohcga a 3 :i ? u n ll Q x in IH II SI INDINti OF LEAOUfi U I. I'll Norton .' ??< 7?iii' Slouega ft a irih Keokeii .ft ft Thmi l?i(; Stone (Jap 3 7 229 [lames this Week, tin Wednesday Norton will play at Uiii Shine (.hip ami Slouega al Keokee. On Satur? day Keokee will pliiy at Hip; Stone Hap ami Sthiiegii ul Nor Ion. LETTER lt? HU-: EDITOR Ivlitor i'nst . The statement of Messrs. Harry J. Uiinscr and Itosooe turner, aviators, in your last work's issur, regarding tlie seizure of their airplane, ami your editorial on the subject, demand n public siutoniont from nie in regard to the matter, as 1 urn responsible for the iiistilu linn of the pr iseeilt ion in this c?ne. I do not know that the criticism coiitiiipod In your ed itorial was directed against nm person.illy . ami I make this Hlalomonl not so much lor tin Hake of personal vindication as on account of Hie hurtful elt'ect on lite morale of the communi? ty in regard in hiw enforcement that won hi he apt to result from i silence on my part. ? in the evening of July :ird it was reported in me by parlies who bad attended Ilm celubrn tinn ill .Norton on flint tiny that the aviators were selling photo graphs ot nun of their exhibi? tions for one dollar each; that each photograph v. as numbered und Cn Ii lied the holder lo a chance tin Hie airplane; that Heven thousand of Ulnae phoio giltphs were In he sohl before the drawing was to take place, and (hat they hud nlVei'iid to purchase the airplane froth the w inner ut the price of i'J.oiii). I also received all UlloUj moils lol ter from l?g Sloiiii tliip on (In morning ol Sunday, Jut) Ith, calling my ntteiiliuu to the mat? ter. What llu-y were selling was simply a printed copy of a photograph,ami I have evidence thut it t-osls only about one coin each to produce these copies, 'fho cost of lim original photo graph could not have been grout Itltd the risk was no mure lhail they lake m all their exhibi? tions. When I received' the above information, il seumod lo me that the proposition carried nil the ear marks of a real lot? tery; in fact, il was so pulpubly ami llagrantly in violation of the lottery statute thai only the most creiliiloiis coUhl have been deceived, and I did lint hesitate lo act. I gol in touch with Sheriff Cordor as soon as I could, which was late Sunday evening, and requented hihi lo seize the machine. In such I cases the statute provides Hint I any prize proposed to tie dru,Wii i I in a lottery may he seized h> nil Officer and hold lo await, con i demolition proceedings Some' complaint is made on account I of the fact that ihn seizure was made very early in the iriorhing, wtiile ihn y oung men were ini betl asleep. Tin- slu r|tf had to be at Wise by ,9 o'clock .Monday j morning to open court, and bail. Slohegii in second i Holding features were Ich by Long and the j g of Uoyle at -econd. Ail i; n i'i> a K i 3 i 2 ll iii i n 1 1 2 a i - i 7 10 i i a 19 ii 0 i 4 - ll 1 ii 1 i i 9 a ii o i a i -Z ii ll 9 i i 2 fi 0 111 i 2 ll1 .11 in ia -.?7 il u ai: i; it l o a k ilia 2 ii h n a it a ii! i n i i ii o i 0 9 i i 1 i n i t o :i i n ii 9 i ii lull J ii :t a i n a ii :t n l a a u ;ii i s 2t i.i i us?Sinuega; s. Keokee, 1. ,s i ?iyle aiiil Mauliuwa. to act at an ourlv hour if liu net ?mI at all. It hu? not boon contended by the aviators since the prosecu cution was instituted, und will hot bo contended by any reptl table lawyer, that tbo traiiHac linn was not strictly within the [condemnation of lint lottery statuta. The law is that even though the article sold with a I chance is worth all that is paid for it, > et if there is.a chance on In capital prize given with the article it cousli'.ulcs n lottery; ' The sale of an article in connec? tion with a lottery in usually no I mole than a screen, or an lit? tempt to evade the law, and if Ianything is niorallv worse than In tr ink, open lottery, but the : legal liability is the same. Tlie hiirileu nf the complaint seems to he on account of the nllegetl fact that the young men weie mil Warned, rather than on the iplestion ol the critninal character of He-proposition. Ii there had been an ollieer on the ground at the time they an. iiouncnd their intention of put? ting on the lottery, it would have been courtesy, at least, for I him to have warned them. I do I not know whether there was tiny ollieer present. 1 was in? formed, however, by a reliable citizen of 1'ig Stone (Jap, who was formerly an ollieer of the town, thai one of tin' aviators approached him to sell hin n chance nn I he airplane, ami he then ami there informell tin h\ iiitiir thitt he was liable to gei into trouble, anil tohl him ah.nil the instance of the automobile j being forfeited at l.tig Stone [(lap two years ago. Il was I clearly the duty of the young gentlemen to inform themselves as to the law. So far as I know . they never sought advice in the matter from any attorney or of. lieiill in this county, hut went on the assumption that unless some one protested when tlte-y made their unnouhcnineiit tliUj wool.I he illinium' from pro-, cntion. It was clearly their <lu ty, especially after the positive warning above referred to, to seek advice before proceeding further with the proposition. In regard to statements that the lottery statute is being con? sistently violated in this conn ty, and thai nothing is done about il, I have no immun nf knowing how nilioll of tins has beeil going on, ev.epl when cases are brought to my at ten. liop. I do know, howei er, thai I have prosecuted, or directed local olllccrs in prosecute, even case of tho kind that has boeii reported to my oflice. When I Iiist assumed the duties of this lollice four years ago, tlie pouch I boards were nourishing in tin county. 1 recognized this as ., great evil, ami a violation of ; lilt) lottery statute, ami con? ducted a county wide campaign against llicill. Judge Skcon liuld tlicin to In- in violation of I the lottery statute, ami canes uiti' prosecuted from all parts of the county. Tlie forfeiture Of llin automobile at liig Stone IOnp two years ago was attend? ed i>s i itti'iii deal ot notoriety, ami I have been under the im priissi?n until now that the law hail been pretty thoroughly ad? vertised in the coiliity. It may he that a great many ca-.es have gotten h>. hut it has not been loll account of any change in ' policy, or let up. on the part of my otlicc. Such cases will bo prosecu lud when brought to my I attention, ami a liliiuber of pre | Isentments in such cases have already I.u made at tin, pros I ent session of the griind jury. The gisl of lie- airplane case | is, that the voting men look chili.s on a money making proposition hut failed to get by j with it. I'hey stale thai their iliuin ptir|.e was to develop j interest in aviation, but if the I proposition bad gone through I las scheduled thej would have I hud a right, liaudsoine profit. [ This svns the wrong way to go ( Iabout it If aviation has to be j developed til the price of thoi [development nlsO of ihcguihb*] j ling spirit .we will hot have m nie lunch progress. I rogrel very much the neces ?-its Ol basing |o tu ike an> public statement in regard to i he mat lei I k now these young j I gentlemen have made many j friends in (be counts, and not j doubt merit t be popularity I .which the.v eiijo) on iiccoiintl of tlie lligb Class illlll novel en lorluiuiiinut that the) have given the people, tmd foi Ibis I I heartily join in the popular ac Ichlllll that h is boOtt llCCoidod to, I heilk: I'he bei nie .nid romaill I.- . L in. nts inherent in their I profession has n strong appeal loi all of us. I'oit at the same lime, I ii.> nol think it would be fall to the people of the coiintv for me to permit tie In to pone us the victims of unjust or ilis courteous treatment, und to be upheld l.v the public press as such, when in my opinion such I is not t be case. W hen the fuels j are fully linderst.I, I trust I that no cili/.eh of the county I will foul himself under t he necessity of apologizing for the] aclions of ans of (lie county of : : licors in connection with the 1 in as -.lite thai the case was1 disposed of by the aviators I paying a line of jiitJd tin, and the eo|s and OX poll 1108 of the pi o.in ion, ami I he forfeiture I pro?.ding against tin- airplane svas dismissed; and that this [disposition of Ihn cane w.n intuit.) with tho consent ami np% proval of tho Circuit Court. I I loll ilia posed to give them the i bouetit of all doubts, ami deal with ihein as leniunlty as ihy duty would permit, but did not feel juslilltid in lotting Altem ? tf entirely. To have done so would have been a discrimination against mir own citizens, who I.n prosecuted, and are being prosecuted tor the sumo thing I will ask you to killdl) give space I ir this statement in your next issuo, null greatly oblige, Yours very truly, C. U. McCoitoi.K, Commonwealth's Attorney. J. Paris Albert. Junusville, duly Li.?J. I'.ins Albert, u prominent ami popu? lar citizen of Lee county, Vir? ginia, died oi acute appendicitis at ins home nt JonesvlllulWed? nesday, July 14, at I o'clock; a. m Ilm funeral was oonduct? uli by the Keys. A. lv Ivobertson ami Warren llablwin from Ihe residence Krida) ut l" o'clock a. m., and interment was ma.I ? in the family biirj lug groii.nl nl Ills old Inline on \\ allin's Creek; Mr. Albert was born in Crnig County, Virginia, Kollmar) '?&, ls.il. Kurl) in life lie removed in Lou c'oiinty, where he lived until his dentli. He was mu i it-it December 'J?, isst, to Miss Alice Sholbiirno, of Lee county , win' survives tum. Children surviving tum tire, Mrs. \\ l* Colemaii, Ceesburg; Mrs. Q \ Kiiboiiru, Hig Stone Uup; Mrn. II. 1. Hughes, I.) uohbtirgj Mr i. J. A. Wolle, Wilder ami K I/, .r Albert, Lynch, Ky. It routers ami sinters surviving htm are: Krank Albert, Jonesvillo; Wil? liam K. Albert ami Mis. Mai tin Suns, Union Star, Mo., ami Mis. Udnsoiu Nell, of Oklalio ma. Mr. Albert wiw n member of the Christian church ami was prouiiiiuiit in linanchtl ami po iiueai circles, having been u ii mi; president ami also held suverni county olllces." Summer is n good Mine to look ilroiind town and see what wo med in the way of improve' incuts what can he done to hi tler the condition of the Itlwn ami us people. We don't need a commit du- of three or lour for this purpose. It should he a committee of the whole, with everybody on it, mid each mem her should start with his own properly . Are you leady? Many people destroy what popularity ihey have by angling foi itiorp, THE UNIVERSAL CAR The Ford Sedan with electric starting and lighting system and demountable rims with 3' j-inch tires all around, is the ideal family car because of its all-around utility and refined and comfortable equipment. Finely upholstered. Plate glass windows. An open car in the spring, summer, and early fall. A closed car in inclement weather and winter. For theatre parties, for social visiting, for touring, and for taking the children to school, it is just what you want. Tlie low cost of operation and maintenance is not the least of its charms. A regular Ford car, simple in design, strong in con? struction, and durah!;- in sc rvice. Won't, you come in and look it over? iThe comforts of an electric car with the economy of the Ford.' Mineral Motor Co. Incoriiointud Kin STONfi ti \l', PENNINOTON IMP, NORTON anil COEBURN