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I ffint-niii'ii of readers is caiiod
BRorilH of warning und ad v ion
Hj, iiie Stale Crop Post De
Buiunit. The hcssian ily has
j.ed immense damage tiie
lyear and no cure i3 Known
In pest is cloarly on tho
?past!.
recommendations for
Kcfcim: l,,o ravages aro pre
dive.' There are two broods
fly. Onb lays its oggs on
iinleei wheat and newly
led wheat; early in the fall",
se eggs hatch out iu April
the Hies again lay oggs on
JIgrowing wheat. Dates
ich correspond very closely
the ilate of the first killing
si in a section aro usuully lly
nml if all volunteor wheat
plowed under and no wheat
sded heforo these dates
is very little damage from
infestation. Tho dates} list
below aro tho usual ily free
tea in the various counties of
rginia.
It is nut usually wise to sow
ieat In foro tho earliest date
Intioncd for a particular
uiity. However, wheat, should
seeded as soon after tho Ily
idate as possible. In Wise
tinty September 27 to October
is ilia lime for sowing wheat,
tirallon ol Suit sad Fertilizer for
Wbcsl |n Virginia.
Have tho seed hod prepared in I
it best possible manner. A
pely pulverized and firmly
mpaclod seed hod is nucessa-1
Knrly plowing followed by |
Sequent harrowing insure
pod need bed.
iVIien wheat follows cow peas,
\j liettus, or a well cultivated
op ef corn thorough disking
tin- liest preparation that can
given.
Fertilizers.?Tho use of cotu
leroial fertilizers on tho wheat
up permits of later planting
avoid damage to the hessiau
It insures moro growth bo
ire winter, thus reducing the
inger from winter killing, and
reu a Htrongor, moro vigorous
nl better yielding plant tho
Hawing spring.
tin gooil fertile soil whore ma
iure has heen used or clover I
rotvn in the rotation, from 300
a B L) lbs. of acid phosphate |
er acre should be used.
Ou laud that is lucking in ni
rogeti, that is on land which
s not had manure and very
.tile clover, an application of
( from ;t00 to 400 lbs. of 2-12-0
ives goml rosults. Fertilizers
ppliud to tho wheat reduces
hinter killing and enables the
gj-lani to withstand tho uttack
p/ the hessiau lly.
Fertilizers togother with
ell prepared seed bod aro n
i)ing invostmont in tho wheat
Crop ami besides aro of a great
penefit to tho grass and clover
wheat.
Tubscco Diseases.
Also thoy report that two so-,
jrions diseases liavo appeared in
she tobacco und the only prac?
tical way to combat those is by
treating tho scud beforo plaut
jing. Any one desiring- help
labnitt this will plnaso apply to
'the county agent Or to the ox
tension division ut tilacknburg.
W, S. floss, County Agont,
Wise, Virginia.
jWise County
Population
I Wushington, D. C.,Sept. 18.?
I Tliu population of Wise county,
I ^ irginia, announced today is
W.500, ugainst 34,102 in 1910, an
increase of 12,3-SS, or 3C.1 per
coat. In 1900 the county had a
j population of 19.C53 and tho in
crease for tho ten years follow
big the opening up of the coal
tit-Ids wus 11,609, or 73.8 por
cent.
Jackson Remains at Norton.
Captain Jackson, of the tri?
umphant Norton baseball team,
has remained in Norton to open
a coal brokerage business. Fitz
bugh Stephens, of Wise, also
one of tho players, will bo as?
sociated with Jackson in tho
enterprise.?Crawford's Week.
ROB BINS-BAR RON
WEDDING
A beautiful early fall wed
ding of unusual interest
throughout Southwest Virginia
took place Thnrmluy aftornoon,
September lOtli nt six o'clock
ut tho homo of Mr. und Mra.
Robert P. Burron on their spa
cioua lawn, when their daugh?
ter, Margaret Virginia, became
the bride of Mr. CurtiB Rob
bins, of Toledo, Ohio. The im
presBivo ring ceremony of tho
Mcthodiat church wna uaod bv
tho bride's paator, Hov. 0. W..
Dean, of tho Gup.
An improviBed altar was
erected on the lawn, under a
largo arch covered with yellow
cropo paper and twined with
golden rod and honuyaucklo.
An isle to tho altar waa formed
by six yellow pedeatala twinod
with honeysuckle vinea and
holding lovely gold and green
Kreuch baskets filled with gui?
don rod. Yellow and white waa
the color Bcheme.
Preceding the ceremony, Mra.
II. L. Lane, who wan lormorly
MisB Mary Burron, dressed in
yellow organdie nnd holding a
large arm bouquet of yellow
and white chrysanthemums
sung very a woolly, ''1 Love You
Truly" followed by "At Dawn?
ing." She waa accompanied on
the piano by Mra. Proctor
Brown,who woro a lovidy frock
of black lace and a coraugn of
pink and while ruaubuda.
Promptly at nix o'clock to the
familiar strains of Lohengrin's
hridul chorus, eight little flow?
er girla namely, Junet Oilmor,
Sue vVamplor, Margaret Kelly,
Nell Wampler, Margaret Buk?
er, Mildred Burron, Lucilo Tay?
lor and Null Lyle, attractively
dressed in white organdie and
wearing yulloW aaahea nnd yel?
low hair ribboua and carrying
large bunches of golden rod,
i marched slowly from the parlor
out on tho lawn and formed an
aisle for the bridal party which
then entered as follow*:
Kirat, Mias Janet Bailey, an
first bride's maid, dressed in a
I dainty frock of yellow organdie
and a large yellow organdie
picture hut and currying a
beautiful bouquet of sunburst
roses and maidenhair fern tied
with u fluffy bow of white and
golden tulle, marched out with
Mr. Kreil Troy. Then came
Miss K.li/.ubeth Sprinkle tuato
fully dressed in white georgette,
und a. white in Me picture hat
with yellow accessories aud
carrying a bouquet of yellow
and white rose buds combined
with maidenhair fern, with Mr.
fialo Burron. They Wore fol?
lowed by the maid of honor,
Minn Ruth Burron, the bride's
sister. She was beautifully
dressed in white organdie with
yollow accessories and u white
tulle hat and carried a bouquet
of yellow and white rosebuds,
tied with a large bow of yellow
and white tulle. Thou came
the groom with hin brother,
Mr. (Jlarenco Robbius, na best
man, who took their staud ut
the altar and uwaitod the arri?
val of the bride, who was pre?
ceded by two small llnwur girls,
Little Henrietta Lane and Little
Mary Belle Wright dressed in
beautiful rulllod white organdie
dresses with broad'yellow sash
es, Bt.-ewing rose petnis in her
path from small baskets.
The brido catno next, with
her father, who gave her in
marriage. The brido, who is a
very attractive young lady,wu3
a vision of lovoliness in her
girlish frock of white goorgette
crepe over white satin and car?
rying a large showor bouquet
of bride's roses und lillies of
tho valley. She woro a long
tulle veil which covered hor
hoad in cup fashion and was
caught on the sides with sprays
of orange blossoms. Her ouly,
ornament was a beautiful string
of pearls, the gift of the groom.
During the ceremony Mrs.
Brown played very softly, "To
a Wild Rose." After the cere?
mony Mendelssohn's wedding
march was the recessional.
After congratulations were
received from the many friends
present, the bridal party was
ushered into tho dining room,
which waa beautifully decorat?
ed with cut glass bowls and va?
ses of yellow dahlias. The
center piece for the bride's ta?
ble was a pretty white French
basket filled with goldon rod
and the handle tied with a large
yellow tolle bow. This was our
rounded by cut glass candle
sticks holding burning tapers
and by cut glass nappiors tilled
with yellow and whito mints.
Streamers of smilnx were fes?
tooned from tho chandelier to
tlto corners of the table.
A delicious ice course was
served all tho guests present.
Tho.color Bchomo of yellow and
whito wus carried out in the re?
freshments. The brick ico
cream being in white aud yellow
and tho whito individual cakes
wero decorated with yollow
rOBBOB.
Beautiful gladiolus woro used
in the decorations of tho parlor,
whore the many useful wedding
presents of linens, cutglass and
silver wero on display. Among
tho presents was a chest of flat
silver from tho bride's parents,
Mr. and Mrs. R. P. Karroo.
Mr. and Mrs. Uobbins loft
Thursday night ou the L. &. N.
for Summerset, Ky., wbero they
will spend u fow days with Mr.
ltobbin's parents, Prof, aud
Mrs. W.R. Bobbins, before go?
ing to Toledo, Ohio, whore Mr.
Kobbinu Ikib a vory good posi?
tion with the Georgo P. Brown
Company us a civil engineer
and where they will make there
future homo. Mr. Rohbins, be?
fore going to Toledo several
months ago, worked six years
for tho Stonega Coku and Coal
Company in tho (lap. Ho is a
young man of exceptional abil?
ity and of a congenial disposi?
tion. Ho makes friends readily
in his work. Hound his churm
ing bride have the very best
wishes of their hosts of friends
for u long happy life.
Tho bride's travelling suit
was of dark blue tricotine. She
wore a chick hat of brown and
blue nugoire feathors witli
brown accessories to match.
TAYLOR-ESSER
Announcement has been re?
ceived of the marriage in Nor
folk last Saturday of Mr. George
Hyndman Essor, of Norton, to
Miss Mary Cary Tay lor, of Bou
noke, who was a toachur in the
Norton school last year.
The announcement is made
by tho bride's aunt, Misa Cor?
nelia JelforBon Taylor, of Nor?
folk.
The brido while teaching bore
won many friends and endear?
ed herself to a community that
will extend a hearty welcome
for her return.
Mr. Essor is the son of Mr.
and Mrs. John A. Ksser, of
Norton. He is ouo of the stock
holders of the J. A. Essor Coko
Company, aud has other exten?
sive business interests.
Mr. and Mrs. Esour will bo at
homo in Norton after October 1.
Mr. Ksser is having built one
of the handsomest bungalows
in this section of the stutu, on a
lot near tho Esaor mansion.?
Crawford's Weekly.
Freeling Items
Eroding, Va., Sept. 18.?Hen
I ry Short visited Edward M.
IStallard ut Isom, ou Sunday.
Octavus McEall, of Bolecamp,
visited his brother, Jnmos G.
McEall, during the week.
Herman Mullins, of George's
Fork, was u visitor here tho
past week.
Luther McFall, formerly of
this place, but now of Rurdino,
Ky., is visiting his quondam
neighbors here.
John Cox haa just returned
from Clinchen, whore he spent
the past week.
Miss Ida M. Short has return?
ed from a visit, to relatives near
Isom.
Albort N. Mullins, of Cranes'
Nest, visited friends here on
Sunday.
Graut Haynas is spending
tho weok at Clinchen.
Rov. Noah Mullins, of Buch?
anan, is visiting his Bister, Mrs.
Fieetwood Haynos, of this
pluco.
Mrs. Minnie Davia, of Nor?
land, is visiting her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Jnmos G. McFall,
of Freoling.
Mrs. J. R. Kidd and daugh?
ter, Mrs. Arch Bicklo, of Louie
ville, aro spending several days
in the Gap visiting friends and
relatives.
Large Sums
To Be Expended in Appala?
chian Synod by Presbyte?
rians.
Among tho features of special
interest in connection with the
campaign for Christian educa?
tion now in progress in the By
nod of Appalachia, for tho pur
poBe of securing $750,000 to be
used for equipment and endow?
ment of the Presb) teriun schools
in this synod is tho fact that
one third of the total umount
$250,000, will be applied to tho
mountain mission schools und
orphanages owued aud con?
trolled by this synod. -This
means that a very important
work will . bo accomplished
among the boys and girls iu the
synod who are financially un?
able to attend more expensive
schools, but are anxiously
awaiting the opportunity to se?
en re ail education.
In the presbytery of Ashevillo
alone one orphanage and two
mountain mission schools are
locuted and ?(52,600 of tho $250,
000 to bo applied to homo mis?
sion schools will bn ulloted to
Ashoville presbytery fot tho
purpose of enlarging the pros
ont equipment of these schools
and for establishing new work
within the bounds of tho pres?
bytery. The mountain orphan.
ago at Balfour, Morrison indus?
trial school for girls, at Frank?
lin, aud Muxwcll 'industrial
school for boys, also ut Frank?
lin, are tho home mission
schools of this presbytery.
Other mountain mission
schools of the synod of Appa?
lachia are Qruudy Presbyterian
School, ut Urundy, Buchanan
county, Va.j Lynn Buchman
high sell >ol, at Furner, Polk
county, Tenn.; Lues-McRuc in?
stitute for boys, nt Plumtreo,
Avery couuty,N.O.;LeoB-McRuo
institute for girls, ut Banner
Elk, Avery county, N. O;; an
industrial school for girls, at
Fostor Falls, Wytho county,
Va.-; Bothosdu school, at Ocalu,
Va , and tituart Robinson
school, at Blnckoy, Ky.
Gathered in these mountain
mission schools as students urn
hundreds of boys und
girls of tho purest type
type of American youth, a large
per cent of them working their
way through these schools und
looking forward to the time
when the way will be opened
for them t o enter schools of
collegiate grade. It has been
said that "tho closeness of tho
neighbors emphasizes tite re?
sponsibility," and this being
truo n grout sespousibility rests
upon the church to give to
those young people tho educa?
tional advantages that will fit
them for tho largest usefulness
in life.
PURCHASE BONDS
Secretary-Treasurer John \V.
Hays,of tho International Pypo
graphical Union, has announc?
ed the purchuse of $10,000 worth
of Liborty Bonds by the union
at current prices. This action
is ouo of the concrete expres?
sions of the stand tukeu by the
union ut its recent convention
at Albany endorsing invest
mont in government securities
as tho "safest and most conve?
nient" investment both for sur?
plus union funds and for sav?
ings of individuul uniou mem?
bers. Liberty Bonds and Vic?
tory Notes, at present prices of?
fer "an unsurpassed investment
opportunity," declare the reso?
lutions adopted by the delegates
of the union.
NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS!
denied bids to grado Spruce
Street, in Wise Realty Addition
to the Town of Appalachia, Va.,
will be received by J. A. Hurt,
Chairman Street Committee,
until 7:00 p. rn., September 25th,
1020. Specifications on tile with
J. A. Hurt, Appalachia, Va.?
adv.
$500.00 REWARD
Offered by the Town of Ap?
palachia, Va., for tho arrest and
conviction of the party or par?
ties who on the night of Septem?
ber 12th, shot Sergeant \V. Y.
Tucker.?38-41.
Keokee
Born September 14th to Mr.
and Mrs. Samuel Earl Eelts, of
Keokoo, a daughter, Margaret
Alice, weighing 0 pounds. Mrs.
Felts wus Miss Jean Mnrrs, for?
merly of Big Stone Gap. Moth?
er and babe aro doing well.
Ou Wednesday night, Sep?
tember 15th at 9 o'clock, at tho
home of Mr. and Mrs. George
W. King at Keokoo, Rov. O. B.
Oruikshunk, using the ring
ceremony, united in marriage
Mr. Iva CorloB Audorson, of
Suvaunnh, Ga., aud Miss Molhe
Laho, of Kuokoo. Tho bride
was beautifully gowned in
white satin. A number of in?
vited guests wero present.
Among thorn were tiio following
young inou from Big Stone Gap:
Messrs. Jerome Wells and Gor
don Voting. Tho homo was
handsomely decorated and de?
licious refreshments were serv?
ed. All had a delightfully
pleasant evoning Our best
wishes follow tho bridal pair as
tlioy go to Louisburg, W. Va.,
whoro Mr. Anderson's next
government gooligicnl survey
work will bo.
Born September 14th to Mr.
and Mrs. Dau 1). McCoy, of
Keokoo, a line II 1-4 lb. boy,
William by naino. Mr. McCoy
is our depot agent. We regret
that he and family are to leave
us soon for Church Hill, Tonn.
Report of Work Done by Big
Stone Gap Public Health
Nursing Service ol the A.
R. C. for the Month of Au?
gust, 1920.
12 clubs hold for mothers.
144 mothers attended.
8ti instructive visits to school
children.
32 school children examined
by a physician (Dunbnr).
1 school children accompanied
to Dr. Staloy.
1 tubercular patient sent to
Catawbd.
1 feoble minded girl sent to
Richmond pschologist.
4 crippled children sent to
Richmond hospital.
1 free bed secured for broth
or of soldier who died in ser
vice.
ft home service cases assisted
with.
4 orthopedic cases visited and
instructed.
?1 uncial service cases reported
to ofllco; homes visited aiid re?
ported to propor agencies.
7 hoys applied for scholar?
ships in schools.
6 girls applied for scholar?
ships in schools.
II niontally defectivo children
visited.
?I girls applied for work.
5 widows applied for homes
or schools for children.
1 emergency operation assist?
ed With.
. Assisted Major Hromtlold
with social Hygiene Campaign
for U. 8. l\ II. Service?approx?
imately 1100 people attended.
Assisted Mothers' Clubs with
thr,oo ice cream BUppors.
School News
Tlio Athletic Association hold
its annual meeting last Wed?
nesday and made plans for the
coming year. ?
The Bchool has yory lino pros?
pects for a graduating class
this year. Ton seniors have
buun enrolled.
Miss Trula Kaunody, of Cleve?
land, Va., is n member of lhi>
Senior Clans for this year.
The juniors anil soniors are
very glad to have Misn Lay
again as the third and fourth
year teacher.
Tlio Sophomores aro pleused
to have Miss Horton ugaiti in
charge of their room.
Miss Delia Jennings, of I'at
tehivillo, Va., i s ultendiug
school hero and Iiuh been en?
rolled i i the Senior Cluss.
Rev. Smith ami Hnv. Shu
nuitn have he -u up to visit the
school oach week. Wo hope to
have them often.
V. I<\ (larrett. Jr., of William
and Mary College, is to be Our
new high school toucher.
Misses Honnio Cutron, Lucille
and Irene Draper lant year
gradual en have entered Kan
dolph-Mucon for the coming
yonr.
Hurry Wampler, who has
been featuring in "The Kon
tuckinns" bus resumed his
studies in tho Junior Clans.
Charter No. 11705 Reserve District N.>. 5
itKl'ORT OF TUR CON'DITiON OK
The First National Baak ot Big Stone Gap
AT BIO STONE GAP
In tho Slate of Virginia, at Iba ulosoof business ou September 3, 1080.
RESOURCES
l.nans and discounts, including rediscounts (eico|>l
those shown in Ii and o....).#lkKl,U?a.OO ?3ii0,03s..i*i
Ovordrads aeoured, i 105.611; unsecured, 1310,(3 755.26
U. S. Government securities uwnud:
Iwncd sud unpledged. 7,716.17
Total U. S. (ioverninent. securities. 7,716.17
Othor bonds, sucurltlos, etc.:
Stuck of Kcdcr.il Itenerro Hank (?'?0 imji cent, of suhscrip
lloii). 1,800.00
qnlty In banking housa. .? . 2U.200.00 '?.200.00
nrnlture and fixtures. 1,137 50
Lawful reserve with Federal Heservu Itauk. 91,143.03
!aah in vault and net amounts duo fro in national banks Od.'sW.lS
Net amounts due from banks; bankers, arid trust compa
nloa In thu United Suites (Other lhau iiulmleil in items
12, HI or II). 00,12
Total of Items 13. 14,18, lfl and 17. 06,108.87
Cheeks ou bank* located outside uf city or town of report'
ing bank and other cash Uciiih. 805.13
Other assets, If any. 1? 00
Total. $423,410.04
I.IA IHUTIKS
Capital stock paid in. ?. ?50,000.00
Surplus fund . 10,000.00
j Undivided pn.llta. ?I4.72S.19
Less current expenses, interest, and taxes (wlil. 6,861.00 7,313.29
Amount reserved for taxes accrued. 227.85
Amount reserved for all Interest accrued ... . 1,001.43
I Met amounts due. to bnnka, bankers, and tnut companies In
the United State* aud foreign conulrlos (other than In?
cluded in Items 20 or 30) . 00 ?9
I Cortlflcd checks outstanding. 180.00
I Cashier's checks ou own bank outstanding. 5,058.61
Total of Items 20, 80, 31, 82 ami Uli. . 6,305.26
mand deposits (other than bank dappsltsi sub?
ject to reaorve deposit* payable within SdiUrs:
Individual doposlts subject to check. 271.811.14
Time deposits subject to reoorvo lp?nUi?hertodays.
as subject to 30 days or more nolle*, and poelal uvina-s):
Certificates uf deposit (other than for money borrowed).. .. 49,648.43
Other time deposits. 2*1,149.05
Total of time dcoosiU subject to reserve, Items 40. 41,
43 and48.... 77,692.48
Total contingent liabilities. $423,410.04
IStato of Vlrgiuia, County of Wiso, as: .
I,J. It. Wampler, C'aabler of tho above-named bank, do solemnly swear that
the above statement is truo to tho bent of rat knowledge snd bcllof.
J. B. WAMPLEK. Cashier.
Subscribeil and sworn to before me this
19th day of July, 1030. Correct?Attest:
(J. U TAYT.OK, Notary Public. A, U WITT.
E. T. CARTER,
J. 8. IfAMBLErt,
Directors,

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