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L?Stone Gap Post.
gLXXVm 8!':' b r?NE GAP- WISE~CO^^ etnonstration Work Ilia S:at>' Fair is now history [l Wise county lias boi-ii of j?cky number?IK?that put _j exhibit, riyory exhibit was a good ami ..||v artistic show. Henrich f| 'Meclinburg took first ami mil premiums, though the le cxhihit of Wi-i was con >(] to ho the best of all. unples were tak< n from .,? let! orchards: l ? M V i ,., \V. A. Hash, Andy Miller, (m Scott, s. J. Home, Mi m I'haikicy, 1?'. S. Graham, ii Huniscy, \V. L. Stallau! John Wiii alh-y. Dill and coke were flirnisll U l.hn Virginia Iron, Coal & tit Company, Wise Conl iV okeCOmpuuy, Stonegu Ooa.1 ?v okcOotnpuhy, It lack wood Coal Coke Company, sent their illent chart of coal seams of I).,. \\ nie district; the Interment v Iron Corporation sent ?s of iron ore ami pig None of these mineral cxhib i e extensive, hut | hey at I more than their share lltetltion und favcrable colli BDt. I'rofi Br?he, of Tom's Crook, ntetl photos of the high i)6l at Saint Paul and church i school at 'Tom's Creek. Mr. Bitlivvorlhj of foeburn took tares especially for tills e ? It, of the I w o school hottr y Ceehuru ami one each at Tit I [oina, Norton,Wise, lliirricitue, ?tin's (lap, Crane's Nest in.! Crab orchard. Mr. Jeii of l?g Stone Cap, like, use of Kasi Stone Gup, Appa chin and Dig Stone Gap. Mr. Eitikins also loaned a line tie lortnteiii of scenic views i'tit'te pictures wert; lined up ohiiid the rows of apples lind I iluced a very pretty ell'e riltl Schools were arranged jtli" base of the coal ami coke Sind behind the rear of tin fthird row of apples. 1 lie iron ore and pig iron tHoml in the front of the view of the furnace, where the iron I i made and many interesting! fand curious questions were tasked about this exhibit. Vir. Wilcbx also loaned a se fries ol views showing the week Sly growth of the hosiery mill at fliig Stone Gap. 'These furnish' theme for many a talk (about the prospects for Wise I county. i >n the walls of the right and| lieft side of the booth were plac :il largo placards showing tin USOUrceS and deposits of our] Men bunks; in most cases tin [growth for a series of years] iwiiH given. 'They al traded \ much attention. These features were in such | J marked contrast to all the olh let twelve exhibits as to make it j strikingly distinctive, but luk ; en na n whole it lacked so much | i of the agricultural character [ ; thai it did not draw- down premium from the judges, but I i Vt |se county vvas advertised ] '? ami more hot air was exploded| than at any other ten booths. A small souvenir booklet had been prepared giving briefly a lot of facts and figures about Wise. Thesu were handed out, tdwuys with a word more or less extended; after a few had gone out, people, came ami ask? ed for them; the supply ran oul long before the demand ceased 'The Extension Division had arranged to have nil express charges on poultry paid by the fair association if the club folks would send loo birds. Ted Hyltou, Olm Bond ami Ruth McNeil each sent 200 and just made up the required '100, 'These liirds will alsu be shown at the Petersburg fair. Premiums had been offered] Hie Wise county club boys and girlsat our county fair for their) products and the following par ties contributed to tin- premium! fund. First National Hank ol Norton, $'25.00; The National' hunk of Norton, $10,00; Busi nosa Men's Club of Norton,] r5 00; Citizen's Hand of Wise. $5 0b; Wise County National Hunk,$10.00; People's Hank mid First National Hank of Appa lachiu, each $6.00; Miners Hank of Commerce, $10.00; h'irst Na? tional Biiuk of Big Stone, $20.00; Stoaega Coke ami Coal Compa ny, $30.00; Blackwood Coal mid Coke Company. $10.00; Norton Goal Company, $2n.O0. The Progrete Printer} often d ten yearly subscript i uis, bui they WiTt! Out won. There wan n baht-ico above : premium requirements ami these donors very kindly cum ' sented tlial I use IlitH ; >r ? In expense of (Im main i :ir. Only in (Ins way could we hii've Ini'd Ithose line vioWsbf put*oxoelleni Bcbool buildings ami some oil) or features thai .niit much for Olli- exhibits i;-. al! 11111011:11 ihg 10 liioro limn Ji/iO.Oo;besides this all exhibit? except oliick-j ens had 10 be prepaid. Thei rale was $2,28 per hundred in lilt except lug apples which was ft 7n and war lax. This iirtieli! is now toi> long and comment is reserved for a later issue. The writer wishes lo thank every one who assist? ed in Ums In Ipitig to iittvertisi our county. W. S. (Joss, County Agent, Wise, Virginia. Vole for Hie Good Roads Amendment am! Gel liet Hi Highways in Virginia. I When you go to tin- polls on November 2nd you will he handed a separate ballot carry, ing the t-i\ niuoiidmuiifs to the state constitution which will he voted on at. thai t iino. Kuu your eye down the hal? lo! on!il yoil come to the words: KHK Hie amendment to sec? tion one hundred and eight* four of lint Constitution of Vir ginia, with reference to slate boiul issues for public roads. AI IA1NST the ttmeiid.til to section one hundred and eighty four of the Cmi-ttilulion of Vir ginia, with reference to state bond issues for public rd jds, Hun a lino through tin- woril A? i AIN SI' opposite tin' good roads amendment, oust yplir ballot and bile more vole will tie registered to pull Virginia out of tin! mud. Wln-n Miu vole KOI! the amendment > till are not voting lor the state to issue highway liomls. Von vote to give the liohernl Assembly, with tin sanction of the Uoveruor, an thority to issue bonds for high? way building 111 case it deems it s'.isn and necessary to do so. Field Secretary of the United Society of Christian En? deavor lo Visit Big Stone Gap. Prank I*. Wilson, held secre? tary for North Carolina und Virginia, w ill he in liig Stone t lap next Sunday and will ad dress a mass meeting of young people ami their friends at Hie, i'resbytorian church at 7 p. 111. Mr. Wilson is a first honor graduate of the .'rosby tenan College of South Carolina, was editor of the College Annual, member of the stall of the Col lege .Magazine, of the Student Council and ol the V. M. O. A. Cabinet. His complete earnest? ness causes bin, words to carry weight ami find a lasting lodg? ing place in the minds of his hearers, His consecration wins youth, his message grips his hearers, while to know him is to love him. Mr. Wilson's work is an in? terdenominational one, ami it is hoped thai a large number of both old and young people will be present to meet him. The young people of all the chUrches in town are cordially invited to meet htm. Mr. Wilson Will speak at Ap palachiu in the Presbyterian church at 10:30 a. in. (central tine 1 on Sunday morning and at the Big Spring church near Minion's store at 2!30 Sunday afternoon. Woman's Missionary Society M. E. Church, South, Week of Prayer Program. Monday, November 1st at the home of Mrs. .1. II. Mathews, with Mrs. Mathews, leader. Thursday, November 1th at .ho home of Mrs. .1. W. Kelly, with Mrs. 11. A. W. Skoen, leader. Friday, November 5th at the homo of Mrs. Otis Monser, with Mrs. W. 11 Wren, louder. American!^ ' Legion Notes Klaborntc plans are being worked out by (lie American legion pi?~t- in Virginia for Hie uclchrutioii of the second anni? versary of the signing of the armistice, reports to headquar? ters of (hi- Virginia department in Richmond indicating thai practically every post in (lie state will conduct appropriate exercises. In almost every in? stance liiere will l>e a parade, public meeting and presenta? tion of Victory medals to ex ?Service men, with various other organizations co-operating with the legion to make tl.eension a success. Bulletins have been sent out by department headquarters to the local pu-ts. urging that a pa? rade of ex-service men he one of the features i>l" the celebration. Such a demonstration, headquar? ters asserted, will show llie peo? ple of each community the drongth and solidify of the Iii ginn, and will accomplish more good lor the future of the organ? ization than any oilier feature. I.al post H were urged to take an active interest in the cele? bration of Anni-iiee Pay, so;* I uiing co ope rat ion of the' auxil? iaries, the National (iuard where possible, and all other desira? ble organizations. Headquarters declared that there is no organi? zation more Capable (if arrang? ing such a celebration "than the men and women wlin hail so limch to do with the bringing about of Armistice Dity." Since it will be \ irtnallv iiu possible to make actual pre? sentation of Victory medals to each individual; it is probable that the majority of posts will have a general presentation with one modal to the commaii nor of tlie posts, Individuals will receive their medals later by mail. In Norfolk one feature of the i celebration will he the presenta? tion of a stand of colors by the city lo that post, while a simi? lar leal are probably will ho ar? ranged lor Kichinnnd, where an elaborate program i s biting worked out this week, linrrisoiiburg already lias its demonstration outlined along a comprehensive scale. It wilt be an all (lay allair, with a parade, football game, ijiasri meeting with prominent speakers, and the showing of a motion picture tor the benefit of the Memorial ('lull House now prnjcblcd. AVIATOR RETURNS HERE Lieutenant Karris, of the I'incville (Ivy.) Aero Ulub. re turned lo the (Jap last Kriday afternoon in hiaCnrtiss Byplanu for another series of llights from the aviation Hold on Slew, art's farm, lie was busy all day Sunday holding passengers, land was forced lo haul some more Monday morning as a number were hauling tickets Sunday when darkness came Several hundred people were at the held Sunday, coming in au? tomobiles from all parts of the county. A few of the passengers wuro bolder than others and called for stunt llights Lieutenant Karris is very clever at this \vork and gave them some thrills that limy will not soon j forget. I Lieutenant Karris left horn Monday night by rail for Haz? ard, Ky., where be has been of forcd n good inducement to come fur a series of llights Af? ter locating a suitable lauding place ho will return hero for Iiis machine sometime this week. Ho is also thinking of going to Jonesvillu for one day lo haul passengers. .Judging from the contents of some daily newspapers, it would be better if they were sent out to their subscribers before be? ing printed. They would Ik? more elevating in their effect upon humanity, and of some practical valuo. Good Roads Koanoke, Vu., Oct. 23.?O. Bascomb Sloihp, Republican congressman from tbu Ninth District, is heartily in favor of good roads in Virginia und ap? proves of the constitutional amendment which will permit tlm state to issue bonds for highway construction: In speaking of highway con dilioiis, Mr. S letup said that good roads were so essential to the upbuilding of the state and particularly Southwest Virgin? ia tlm: ho felt inclined to vote for the good roads aiiii'iniiiK'iit which will go to a vote of the people on November 'i at the general elect ion. "If tin- amendment is curried, iml I hop.- it will lie," said Mr. Slemp, '-it will be necessary f ir the people to select their representatives in the Legisla? ture with greater cue than they have hitherto exercised 1 mi sure Congress in tin- n ar future will appropriate larger um-- for 11M- development of or mutt, systems und when it i ? -. Virginia should he ready for? ii? ?1 believe the I, >u Highway is pet mips tie- most tiousttuci' ive enterprise now before the people oi Southwest Virginia. It will iiiki'i ih ? united ueiiou of ill our people, the Slate LogiH lattire, tie- C digress lind the various Counties to get it through, but it is worth all the lion, Him-, labor ami expense hat we can ptit on it " Lee Highway's Virginia sec Lion stretches from Washington o Winchester and down the Shemiiidoah Valley to Kouuoke ? ml Bristol: I >r. S. M. .lohn -on, general director of Lee Highway Association, is chair? man of the committee on relit/ j ions organizations of the Vir 41111a liood Bonds Association mil is working actively lor the passage of the constitutional iineudntent November 2, J Captain McCarthy Draws Fire of Press Secretary. Cuptuin Curltuu McCarthy, former Mayor of Richmond, one oi the three candidate's in the nice for city treasurer of| Richmond in the November election, drew the lire of Mrs.] Ivlith Clark l'.?wie-, press sec. rotary of the League <>f Wo? men Voters, hi a largely attend ed mass mooting of women in! the assembly hull of the Young Women's 1 iliristlail Association 1 yesterday afternoon with one ? if his characteristically bitter ittaeks on newspapers, news? paper reporters and e I:tors. Mrs. Co Wies arose alter the captain had taken his seal and asked if his remarks applied to women reporters as well us to men. The captain again faced his expectant and a in used audience and stated with dignity that he had '"never seen any lady re? porters." Whereupon Mrs. Kula Voting Morrison, associate member of lite City Democrat ic Committee from Madison ! Ward, long a reporter on the 'Times Dispatch, who was seat? ed lit t he speaker's left in full view of his audience, stood up and solemnly bowed to the as lonishod candidate amid laugh? ter and applause. Mis ChurluS I'. Lee presided and introduced, in turn, each of the liireo candidates for city treasurer, who was pres.-nt. Hlanchard Korbes represented .1. It. Pace and made Mr. Pace's plea for the women's vote. John llirschberg spoke, first. A ??billot school" was con ducted by Mrs. Co wies during the latter part of the meeting when marking of the ballot was carefully explained iu de? tail to prospective voters pros eht. ? Richmond Times - Dis? patch, October JO, 1920. Mrs. Kula V-ning Morrison, formerly of the Gup, head of the department of new business, advertising und publicity of the Kederal Trust Company; Rich? mond, well known newspaper woman, has been elected u member of the City Democratic Committee, of Richmond, by I unanimous vote of the commit? tee iu special session. Mrs. .Morrison is now one of the 'Madison Ward delegation. Arc Virginia Counties Taking Advantage of Their Opportunities? State Home I'enionstration Agent, From statistics just recoivod from ifio Washington oiiico of extension, Virginia counties uro certainly not taking advan? tage of the opportunities the Stale and Federal i lovornmonts offer for assistance in improv? ing conditions in rural com? munities. When we learn that with one exception Virginia counties are giving less to support home demonstration work than any of the fifteen Southern States, and that no stute in the Union pay s as low salaries to her home demonstration agents, we how our heads in shame, and won? der wlmt i* the matter with us. Numbers of counties in other Southern State.-, are Supporting iwo home demonstration agents and paying to each agent a lar? ger salary than Virgiuht UOUU ties pay one agent, and this, too, in counties i.nly halt as arge as Virginia counties and having taxable property of less than half the value ol Virginia counties and all this, loo, in face of the fact that Virginia >vas the second state in the Union to start homo demonstrn ion work, and the lirst slate to nave a stale hour1 jiemonstra lotl agent pant in part by Fed ?rtil funds I ii t he Suutlioi n States o? or> count) is supporting home lemoust ration work and no Southern Slate has so few e um t Ii s organized for this work as has Virginia. Some few counties in Virginia have ivuk* id Up to the possibilities of homo demonstration work, and two or three are gi\ ing as much is ?800 lo support this work, (ho other Virginia counties giving less Compare this with the $1,500 to $'J,oOU given by counties in other states! How can any county,county, or slate be progressive unless the women ami girls nl that community, county, or state are educated, progressive per? sons'' It is hardly possible to pick up any good magazine or paper without seeing some ref. orence to the good accomplish od by some demons;ration work. In our ow n Btute our boys and girls, our iiien and women ate making money in agricultural pursuits whore they are follow? ing instructions given by dem? onstration clubs, are paying their expenses in whole or in piirt this year in colleges in this stale with money they m,nie in club Work Many home improvements ami convenien? ces are result (if the work wom? en have done in home demon? stration clubs?the money pay? ing for the improvements ami conveniences having bOoii made n> ihn women themselves while curving on some Inn-of work under the instruction of the demonstration agent. Is your county supporting home deinonsiia'.ion work? If not, why not. Isridc and Gruoin Return. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Leo Troy (nee Miss Janet Uailoy) return ed to the (lap, whore they will make their future h one, front a two week's honeymoon trip. They spent the first week at West Lii ah,mi,where M r. 'I'roy's father, Uev. W. II. Troy, is very ill. The second week was spent in motoring through tin country in a Velie six country Club roadster and slopping with friends at Pulaski, Salem, ftounoke, Ulnukstiurg and oth? er points. Where to Worship Sunday. PltKSUYTKHIAN OIIUROIl: Itfv. .lames M. Smith, t'aator Suuday School at (i:l-'>. W. .1. Smith, Superin? tendent. Preaching at ti .no by the i>as tor. Christian Kndeavor meeting 7:00 p in. Kverybody is cordially invited tu attend theM servit es ItAffisTCHUH?ll: Uev, A. I.. Shumate, I'aator. Sunday .-s.-ii.~il IMS, W. T (iondloe, Snperin [tendent. Preaching at 11:00 by the paa tor lt. V. I". l . at than Kvonlogaor iviocat T;U0. I'rayer meeting every Wed? nesday night at i -lii. Kvoryliody wel? come. Come out u> then services. . m. K. OHUKCh! Mil 'Vll: j Itev. 0. W. Dean, Paator Snr.ilay School al 10:00. J S. Jlaniulen, Superin? tendent. I'reachlug at ll.uo bV the pas? tor Prayer meeting every YVeducsilay 1 night al 7.15. A welcome lor you. m m. I>avis, Good Roads The amendment to section 134 of tho Constitution permit? ting the General Assembly, with the sanction of the (lev. ernor, to issue bonds for high? way work adds but six words In the Section as It now stands. These six words are: "To construct or reconstruct public roads." This proposed amend? ment has been approved ami passed by two sessions of the General .Assembly and will go to n vote of the people on No? vember ?_' for Anal action. Section lsSI as it now stands reads: "No debt shall he con truetod by the state except to meet casual dellcits iu the rev ?mue, to redeem a previous lia? bility of the state, to suppress insurrection, repel invasion, or lotend the state in lime of war. No script, cortilioate, or other evidence of stale indebtedness, shall be issued, except for the .rausfer or redemption of stock previously issued, or for such debts as are expressly authori/. ed in this Constitution." As amended, section IS t iVOUhl rend: "No debt shall be contracted by the slate except to Construct ou rkcon 4TRUCT PUBLIC ROADS,' to meet casual deficits, etc., etc." It vvill be seen that the uiiendmeht DDKS NOT 188UK BONDS. It merely gives tito Legislature, with the approval >f the Governor,'the power to lo this. NOB DDKS TIIK a.MKND.MKN I opKN TIIK iV.W Koli BONDING Til K ita I K KGB AN YTHING BD I' lt( l.\ DS, in addition to the Oth ?r speeilied things for which ilOllds may be issued. Stute Highway Commissioner iolemuil slates thai a highway system can be built in SIN VKAUS if bonds tire issued se. 'tally. He also states thai No INV'UKASK IN TANKS IS NKOKSSAUY and that the lii? erest cut he paid and the bonds retired in twenty years. He declares that it will lake Kl< III I'KKN V 10 a HS Ul c mi plele the same work il the Highway Department is forced to depend on present methods ot appropriation. N ote KHK the Hood Roads Vmondmoht, Theatrical. Scenes of gay Parisian life, produced with unusual realism, ire features of Brich von Stro lieim's latest Uuivereal-.lowol production, "The Devil's Pass Key," which comes to the Amu/.u Theatre, two days, Wednesday and Thursday. Mr. von Stroheim was the author and director of "Wind Hits binds," the recent Universal lUCCUSS, said lo he one of the host photoplays of several sea? sons. Tin- reproduction in "Tho Devil's Pass Key" of life in Paris, where the story is laid, is genuine iu every detail. Mr. von Stroheim has spent it good deal of time there himself ami much of the local color of the scenes iu the Kreuch capital is the result of hisown experience. The story concerns an Amer? ican author living in Puns with his extravagant wife, who be. comes hopelessly in debt at the shop of an unscrupulous mod? iste. KxpOOting the woman to follow tho Parisian method of getting a rich lover to pay her bills, the modiste introduces her lo an American army of? ficer. This turns out to bo the most fortunate thing that could have happened to the young wife. Sam de Grasse, who played the part of the husband in ''Blind Husbands," is the hus? band in "Tiio Devil's Pass Key," and Una Trevolyh is his wife. Clyde Klllmore portrays the American officer. Others in the cast us Maude George, led White, Mae Busch, Kuth King and Jack Mntheis. ?adv. No, sister, the rocky road to matrimony is not rocky?if ho has plenty of "rocks." Now that they have attained the eminence of political sover? eignty, will the ladies remove their hats in the presence of gentle mon?