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""?MKSDAY, FEB. V, 1921 n\ indied Every WBdtn*?l?y by the WISE PHINTING COMPANY. Incorporaletl. UIUUERT N. KNIGHT. - Editor. LINDSEY J. HORTON, Ass't Editor Ono Yonr, SIX Monti.j, Thron Mentha. ? I.SO .70 Kutered xcronllne to P0*UI rcgulAliou-i kl tho ]h>m oRloo nt tilg Stono ?*>1< n???*' oud-oliwn lmltcr. Good Roads in Virginia. Kvory Virgininn in nt heart u good roatls uilvdonto. IIa may differ Willi Iii? neighbor ovor >vnys unit menus tu Bccii.ro thoin, but if he oan he oohvinood that they are procurable without tin duo bunion Iii? answer will bo "Go ahead." It is the purpose ef the Virginia < ? .m>.I Roads As Kociation to spread auch con yinoing argument fur hotter highways into ovory nook and corner of tho state, and to that onil it is Bonding out its trucks, itB movies mid Ms literature. To make this campaign of ed? ucation us complete us possible (?very Virginian who does not now belong should fool it in? cumbent upon him to demon? strate his interest by becoming n member. The drive for mem? bership bus been extended, and all one needs is a dollar and a desire to ace Virginia lift itself out of the mud. Virginia, with its constitu? tional restrictions removed by the votes of the people, is at the boginningof a groat road-build ing era, which in the next ten years should molumorphoBU the state whose name is anathema to tourists into one that will be the mccca for travelers from all ovor America, drawn by its splendid highways lending to its thousands of points of his? toric interest. Such a tneta. morphosiscan tie brought about if the people will it so. There has been fear on the part of seme that under the changed administration and the cry for national economy the Federal road aid might lie dis? continued, to the serious inter? ruption of Virginia's roadbuild ing program. Such a contin? gency is nut probable, although it is likely a change will he made in the method of expend? ing (he federal funds Such funds, it is generally conceded, should he confined to the great cross country roads, North, South, East and West, consti? tuting federal highways con? necting every state, and with which the state network of highways would lie joined It would menu an end to haphaz? ard, piecemeal toad building, and the construction of a dura, bin system of hard surfaced highways for the entire coun? try. Such a determination on the part of the government would have the hearty sanction of Virginia.? Richmond Times Dispatch. IMPORTANT FARM BULLETIN The . January bulletin now being mailed out by Conimis sioner Keiner is a very import? ant one to every farmer Con? siderable space it. given to an article on the importance of co? operative farmers' organiza lions in which the plans that have proved so satisfactory in California and Pacific Coast States are nut lined. The bullet? in comments on the spirit of organization u o w spreading ovor the country, li in hopeful that the many perplexing prob? lems now confronting the farmer may bo solved by this Cooperative movement leading to a more encouraging future for agriculture. Tho commis? sioner is urging the farmer to woik for lesser acreago and greater yields. A report from ono western state shows iu the your 1010 tliuro were 470,000 men und boys working ou Hie form?, whilo iu 1920 there wore 410,000, and three years ago there wero 500,000. Tho sntno state ulso shows there are 29,000 vncnut, habitable houses on farms in 1920 ub compared to 18,000 vacant houses in 1919. Tho bullulin slates that nn assistant director of markets has been secured to work up u system of cooperative shipment of livestock by the farmers. Such shipments made last year Wore very satisfactory to the shippor. The "For Stile" list carried in this bulletin is in creasing in its helpfulness to farmers iu the sale and inter? change of commodities among themselves. Tho bulletin also contains an interesting article on curing meat and (ho Smith Held process iu curing hams. Kvery farmer can get these valuable monthly bulletins free by sending his mime and ml dross in Commissioner K?lner, Richmond, Vri. Stale Conference of Charities and Corrections. The annual meeting of tho state conference of Charities and Corrections will he hold in Norfolk, April 10-111. This con? ference is composed of men and women of the state who are in? terested in the various prob? lems of charity and correction. It deals with the problem of the abnormal, subnormal, delin? quent, uod defective classes of society. It is especially inter? ested in constructive ami pre? ventive measures and policies thai look forward to the rcduc tion and (he ultimate elimina? tion of many of the social evils from which society now sutlers Many im-mbers of tho confer? ence will occupy the pulpits and speak iu the churches of Norfolk, Sunday, April 10. There will he a session of the conference Sunday afternoon Dr. II. II. Ilihbs, of the School jof Social Work iu Richmond, will take bis faculty lo Norfolk and conduct n school on proba? tion and other matters connect? ed with social work on April II. V lender of singing and a director of play and recreation have also been secured. The stale conference of Char? ities and Corrections which is appointed by the Governor. Tho secretary of (lie Slate Hoard of Charities and Correc? tions, Dr. J . T. Muslin, of Rich? mond, and the pioshlcnt of the stale conference, Dr. .1. P. Mc Council, Fast Rail ford, extend la hearty invitation to all social workers iu Virginia to attend tho next meeting of tho state conference of Gliurititioa and Corrections. Programs and fi.ll information will he furnished on request. It is charged thai the rail? roads are milking the public iu order to light the unions. Hut tho public is not greatly ill tor? es ted. It expects to be milked any way, ami it makes no differ once which side turns the lr eka SMILES COME AGAIN TO PRETTY FACES The Charm ul (iood Health list its Source In Kkh lied Blood, Nothing on litrlh so Necessary lor Resul) PEPTO MANGAK BUILDS RKD BLOOD Reitorcs Ihe Quality ol Your Blood, Urines Hack. Your Color and Renews Vitality. Peraoual charm is like ? light. It ?licl? Hi. rays overj ? hen- li> the light of your |?-risoniil charm hidden under the tolslie! of bad blood! Instead of habitual smiles do you wear a tltol look?almost *.-oh|? Iki you lire eaallyl Are you pule and lacking in vital energy ami Munition? You arc not really 111, Your lihxsl baa become weak ?ml tlugglah, It ix half Starved, W hat you Iteed 1? Hie blood, making qualities of tint splendid tonic, Pepto-Mangan -Vfu-t you have taken Pepto-Maugen a tittle while you will feel a big Improvement, The smiles will eoie.e back. People will aec a difference In you. Y'ou ?rill make frfewte again. You ?ill have plenty of rich, red blood and fee| stronger PcptO-Mangan has been building red blood for years, Phyalclana preaerlbe ii tight aloag. It )ia> ui?i the Inercdteala llial Starved blOOd nostn Sohl ill Ihllliil ami tablet form lloth have the aame of fivt Itut l>c sure you e,et the genuine Pepto-Mangan. A?k for "(iudc a'' and be turc that the full name, ''Qude'l Pep lo-Maiigau,'' la oo tin- package.?adr. Hambien Bros.! _ i Have on Display Nearly Ev? erything Needed or Can Be Used in the Way of Hard? ware for the Farm or Household. Thirty three years ago the foundation of this well known hardware and implement houso were laiii deep and strong, ami on them has been huilt op sub ntnntiul enterprise whieh now is regarded as one of the pro mior housos in tho retail con - merco of this, section. From u inodi'st beginning this business ban grown ami developed with the passing of time, until it ia now in tin' foi el i out among the leadit.g housi's of this type in this section The trade in hardware and implements is an important one embracing as n does such a va? riety ol articles absolutely iudi: - pensuble to various other pur? suits us well as necessities in every household. The Humiden Itros. store is one of the most complete hard ware and farm implement QStnb lishmeuts in this section, and carry a stock which for com? prehensiveness can not he ex? celled. The store deals in all kinds of builders and shelf hardware, tools, farm implements and ma chinery, harness and horse goods, stoves and ranges, sport? ing goods, churns, rope, arms i ami ammunition, kitchen Uten-1 sils, tires and tubes, byeycles, etc. The house makes a special feature of International liar I vestor Company's farm imple? ments. Majestic ranges, Perfec? tion oil stoves and Portage au? tomobile tires ami tubes. .1. S. Hamiden is the sole owner of this enterprise. He also owns considerable locul real estate. Mr Hamiden has a COUrtepUti homing and is a gentleman with whom it is al? ways a pleasure to do business He is always a liberal coot rib Utor to every worthy pi-ojeet which has for its aim ihe moral and material advancement of this community. Express Company Helps Euro? pean Relief. Among the numerous agencies throughout the country cooper ating with Herbert Hoover, chairman of tho European He lief Council, in his < tt'orl to raise if;iU,000,000 by means of a national collection for the ro ! lief of incipient starvation among 11,600,000 children in the war stricken countries of Cen? tral ami Unstern tCuropouro the American Fx press Company and the American Railway Kx press (lotnpauy. Through the authorization of (1. C. Taylor, president of both organizations, "invisibleguest" certificates, certifying that the purchaser has salvaged Ihe life of oio-or more of the little war victims, have I.n placed on sale at 23,000 of the compa? ny's ofticoa throughout the United States. The cost of say nig one child until the acute condition has been r> lioved by the next tCuropoun harvest is flu tM, but dona' ions of smaller sums are welcome, and a con? tribution of only ll.oo, under the economical administration of the council, will keep life in a little body for a month The European Relief Council is an amalgamation of the American Friends Service Com? mittee, American Red Cross, American Relief Adminislru trion, Federal Council of the Churches of Christ in America, Jewish Joint Distribution Com mitten, Knights of Columbus, Y. M. C. A. and the Y.W. C. A., formed by Mr. Hoover for the elimination of duplicate effort in ministering to the starving children, to the end that the last penny of every dollar con. tributed might reach a hungry child in the form of food or medical service. "Invisible guest" oortilicatcs, which can be purchased for any amount from fl no up, are on sale at the local oftlcc of the American Railway Kxpress Company. If you want to see a first class bout without paying admission just hang out a British Hag in (in Irish neighborhood. Senator McCormick must, be looking for notoriety. His first uct on returning from F.urope was to refuse to bo interviewed. soils? mm ,3 ?Hg m Many mcrcliants find its attract? ive nppcarancc an as.set to their business. y%*&t At the same time it solves their delivery problem efficiently and coonomicallv. ' ". ? The hnulngc c-trO. is unusually low. LONG'S GARAGE BiK Stone Gap* Va. SHE UNIVERSAL CAR The Ford Sedan with electric starting find lighting system and demountable rims with 3} o-inch tires nil around, is the ideal family car because of its all-around utility and refined arid 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. The 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 durable in service. Won't you come in and look it over? The comforts of aa^eicttric car with the economy of the Ford. M ineral rlotor Co. Incorporated lllii SKIM: OAP, l'ESNINuT?N OAI', NORTON and COEBURN I It's no use growling nt tho weatherman. Ho eon always hand us hack worse than we I soixl. i If you w).ot to keep a friend never ask him to lend you n dollar. Fi embarrasses him to refuse you so small an amount. Some people crave newspaper publicity, until the editor begins to tell the truth about, thorn. Then,they howl. Wise Supply Company BIG STONE GAP, VA. Building Supplies, Feed and Grain Beaver Board, Lime CEMENT AND COAL