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TUB BIG STONK GAP POST.
WKDNKSUAY, SEPT. 15, 1020 Piiuuthed Brer/ Wednesday l>y the WISE PRINTING COMPANY, i urorttonitiil. LIILUtiftT N. KNIC1HT. - Hdltor. LINDSKY J. HORTON, Ass't Etlltor Onu Yonr. - - - $1.6^. Six Months, - .76 Throo Month*. - .40 KnU-red arenrdhic lo postal ro?ul.iiiuns si tlio post-ufflci' at Hie, SIoiiii Gap al tOOr dm-chui* matter. WISE COUNTY TEACHERS' INSTITUTE Tlin \Vinn County Teachers' Association liultl its annual sos sinn nt Hig Stone t lap; S ipteui bor 8th, 0th mill lOtli. The euro ful management of the local principal ami the generous Iioh pitttliiy bIiowii the touchers hy tlio people ol Mit; Stone Gap, m?de Um stay in their town a very pleasant ami ehj ivithlo one for all those present. ? The entire program was splendidly planned and carried out. '1'he morning s> ssiem. wo u hehl iii the auditorium where subjects relating to all teaching were discussed, The afternoon sessions were conducted in three tiifTorolIt sections, each section discussing questions that tit tin.ods of lliu i' o h Urs ill that group. In tins way every teacher present was git en mi opportunity to express hoi views mid gather informn tiou for her special w ork . The teachers were pleased to linn' with ilium during the eon fereiico the following visitors: Mr. .1. N. Ilillman, former su. poriiilondoni of sclmols of Wire county ami now a secretary of the,State Board of Education; Miss Florence Stuhhs, of tlio Kartuville Normal; Mis'. Me Comb, ruprusonling the Suite Board of ilo.ilth, ami Dr. W. .1. GilTord, of tin' llarrisonburg Normal, ICacb one of these no led visitors brought us a ines sage of cheer and inspiration. Miss Stubus' splpndod outline on How to Teach Citizenship lo Pupils in the First Grade, untl Mr. Biilmau's very line address on Tho Teacher's Leadership in the Community, deserve spocial men tiou. The following subjects were especially emphasized by the speakers el t he conference: 1. Tests und Measurements. 'J. The Professional Spirit 3, An Kleiiienlury Course of Sliitly to Kit Local Needs. Kvery teacher was urged lo vole fur and support in every way the ?ducniional Amend incuts to Hie Constitution of Virginia, w inch are to come be fore the voters of the state at the November election. Let every citizens do Ids full duty in supporting these amend incuts. One of the most enjuyttble features of the meeting was a beautiful reception given the teachers by I ho faculty of the lbg Stone Gap school on Thurs? day evening, following the pro grain. MRS. 11. C. Williams, Secretary. Miscellaneous Shower for Miss Barron. A lovely party was given nl the home ol Miss Janei Bulluy Saturday afternoon from three to live thirty o'clock compli? mentary to Miss Margaret \"i r ginin Barron, n brido-lD.be The homo was attractively decorated for the occasion witn baskets uud vases lilted with golden lud. A very enjoyable musical was the mo'lii of entoriainmeni for t lie guests during I be afternoon. .Miss Nita Kstis. ol (Joebiirn and Mi... Mary Harren Lunu sang two beautiful appropriate solos followed by two encores. Mrs. Proctor drown, who is a very talented iiiusiciau,rondnrod two beautiful instrumental solos, also her pupil, .MisH Nora You ell. Following the musical pro gram a delicious ice course was served by Misses Until Smith ami Kvetyn Alsuvcr, who were very ullractively dressed in white anil yellow organdie dresses While ami yellow he. iug the color scheine in the doco i liliuiis. After the refreshments were Hervel, laoliengriii'n bridal elm his was played by Miss Bailey, during which Misses Bulb Smith anil Kvelyn Alsover inarched slowly in carrying a large clothes basket tilled with many useful ami lovely gills Which was placed before MisH Barren. Tlio gifts were opened und admired hy all present. Aimmg tliv-in was an old hand made linen to Wei over seventy live years ..hi 111 memory of M iss Barren's groat grand ittotl. which was presented hy Mrs. (ieorge L, I'aylnr, who was for liierly Miss Margaret Kanon, of the Cove. Over thirty live uf Miss Bar ron's friends wen- invited to this affair, Miss Barron were a dainty frock of White nrgaiidlo with Iuveniler accessories for ihe occasion, WILL SUPERINTEND OPERATION B, l'\ Brti/.eal, of l.eno'ir (Jit)', Terin , vi ho will superintend the operation of the K it '/.miller Scull Compnuy'S hunsiry mill hi this place when it is completed, was in town Severn I days last week attending 10 business mailers Mr Mra/.eal is a man of broad experience in the knitting bush A Word for the Ambitious Boy: 71 i^ANY an ambitious farm buy is being tempted /l/K to go out into the world to seek his fortune. If you ore considering deserting; the (arm, you are fncinc. a crisis in your life that deserves much earnest thought and study. Talk the matter over with men whoought to know the rinht course (or you. Don't deride too hastily. Perhaps your (athci will take you into partnership, give you an interest in a plot o( grouiid or in some livestock that will he the foundation ol a (ortuni. Statistics show that the chances lor business success arc ten to one in favor of agriculture. ? .IV^ t'"or ?v<:ry aiobUioui country boy there are a dozen city toilers, sick /j? a'"' tired pi the endless grind, struggling desperately to keep abreast ?--Ui?iH ?' "lo cosl ?' ''V'UR,' "?"Bing foi a chance Id lake tboil families *?j^^S^-lo God's great out-ol-dcora. Millions ol men 61 the eitj are envy. fflpSSS'SStjto ing yea this minute because you an- young and on the (arm j ,^_Jfeiilt^^ They know that the four-leaf cloitr of your gootl fortune i 'i^r"^^ 8TOU'*"S ny >c?r Aome doorstep. I "ss*f Gootl| modern, labor-saving machines are t..km>- the .V ItK Jtjzi drudgery out of (.inning and putting still more profit into ^r*?k tirA " Wo are hcadipjarters foi tin- International bull a t-*\Y l-'lu'. Including Titan traclors, International cngim i-X a'"' Manure spreaders, I'riinrose cream separators, flffiO(23??'^v \*l McCormick and Dcciing ham -ting. ha\ u:g. and ...m fflSBmXfju& '/ ntachinei, tlllngo tools, reO plows, etc. Such maclnnei miraSl'j ",e l""0'1' I'le.iMire ot daily life ^^^W llaniblcn Hardware Company fflflfjmSffl BiR Stone Cap, Va mtmT&Si \.Tstxi^smt^as^i-? AMUZU THEATEE THURSDAY Lew Cody Says: The girl is yours when you kiss her?-until you meet the next one. With all women, gentleness is' the most persuasive and and powerful argument. livery woman is wrong until she cries?-and then she is inip< issihle. When women love us, they forgive oyerytliing.cvcn our c rimes. When they do not love us. they dp hot even credit our virtues. Theres nothing strange in what women do each has her whim and therefore? an alibi. Women like brave men ex i ucdingly, h u t audacious men slill more. -_ On Kissing Would you take a chance and let your best friend teach your fiancee how to kiss on second thought v^.rhaps, you had better see he mmm cheater And solve this question for yourself The first kiss might make her angry, but t h e second would console her . . , anJ the third . . . Oh! Won.; dcrful Woman! May you live through an ace ol hipplaen In n realm of wedded bills; And may every Jny he a mentor) Juj Which bi'xhts and ends ?iih a K|u I pledge the kiss Whnsc poignant bliss Comes from a microbe, an t|it) ,, A inlcrnbe ? hol If Hint is so, He llcklei in a plensnnt ??; And sii i say, "II man must die III microbe Hint and microbe this I'll Kindly sip I he fatal tip. And lake my microbe in a kiss." nos?, having I.u employed in thai capacity for twenty four years, anil Iiuh boon oonnectod with the Holstein Mdnufucl'uriug Company at Lenoir City, which xviih r.iritly purchased by the K it /.miller ; Scott Corporation, for so vuutueii years. lluexpcctB lo move his family ere some lime next spring and in the meantime he will c,mum-nee to train labor us soon tis a room is completed in the building that is in course of construction ul this place, and a number of ma? chine- have been installed. Pltey expecl tu have the room ready for this purpose in about SIX weeks. .Mr. Urh/.oul came hero from lioguriivillo, where lie had been llttOlldillg In business of the same nature. A building is filsn being const rue teil there by the K it/.in 11 hu s Mit Cor porn I mil. M A KRIED A I NOKKOLK llownrd Houston .lessee, son of Mr. and Mrs. S. It. .lessee of this place, who left bereu few weeks ago apparently for only spending tt few days' vacation in Norfolk, surprised his ninny friends here by returning home Saturday niglil with his bride, who was Mi.ii Klvina Marrow, daughter -.f Mr ami Mrs. Wil ham S. Marrow, of Norfolk. Thuy were united in marriage at the homo of the bride's pa? rent's mi Pridny, September 10. Th'oy name in on the Southern ami were met at the station hy a number of friends ami rela? tives, who accompanied them to the homo of the groom's brother, I'alll M. .lessee, where a HtinipttlOtia dinner was spread which was greatly enjoyed by all prusonl. Mr. ami Mrs. .lessee will make thoir future home in the (lap, where Mr. .lessee will resume | his position with B. K. Hurgess.j the grocery man.. The 1'oHt joins their 'many j friends in Mig Stone (inp and Norfolk in wishing them a hap? py married life together. LASKY PICTURE PLAYERS COMMENCE WORK; The picture players of the Lasky Picture Corporation, of New York city, who arrived hern lust week to film one of John fox's books, "The K?ri?l I nek inns," have been hampered somewInn in their work on ac? count of unsatisfactory iv eat ti? er conditions, Inn have spent milch of their time taking to? pography of the surrounding country and getting ready for work. Thursday was the lira! ideal day ami they singed their lirst scene near the Morton cabin tin Powell's Mountain in tin- head of the valley and Saturday af? ternoon they had a short work out on tin- mountain in the Gap in which scenes were taken of Monte Mine, who plays the role of Ituono Slnllltrd, the moun? taineer The cast which iH au all Sim? one, in directed by Charles Maigue, and includes Miss Du ami Allen, the heroine, Mill I,yule, who plays the roll of the Kentucky beau, John Milton, frank Joiner, Jack Johnson ami Mrs. Ktlgenia Woodward. Tluy are making their head? quarters at the Monte Vista Hotel. Many of the players were of the opinion before arriving here ; thai Mig Stone (lap was an ex? tremely small town, consisting possibly of a general store ami postoflicc, hut of course ihity soon found uui different and now say ii is the prettiest town in i he Southwest, Base Ball Wilbur Kleenor, Hubert Pot? ter, Kd Kdens and Straley Kel? ly went to Middlesboro Sunday, where ihey helped the Middles burn team detoat Corbiu hy a score of 4 to 0. Kelly struck out sixteen of the CorbiuitOS und al? lowed three hits. Ho also shut out the Harlan team at Mid? dlesboro on Labor Day by a score of .'i to 0. Kleenor played lirst base and it is said bo put a good tit tiling game while Kdens and Putter played in the oni field, but they did not have much chance to show their abil? ity as only one tiy hall was bit to the outtield nud it was pulled down by Potter in the niutli in? ning. Iron Salel For Two Weeks Only From Sept. 15 th-30th 10 per cent off on all Electric Irons. Hotpoint and Simple] $7.40 ---- Sale Price $6.05 Electric Transmission Go. OF VIRGINIA Thursday High! 8 o'clock September 16th at All Republicans, men and women, that are interested in bettering conditions in politics, Iplease be present. I SALLY A. BAILEY, I Precinct Chairman.