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The Big Stone Gap Post.
iyoL. xxix B1G STQNE GAP. WISE COUNTY. VA.. WEDNESDAY. APrTl 27.1921 No. 17 1 rack Meet Big Stone Gap High School I Wins in Contest Held Here. The Wise county (leid day was yield :,t Big Stone Gap mi last Saturday. The director of the meeting was Major Win. A. btii hrl. Chief judge arid timekeeper? 11. \V. Hudson. t hief judge of tin- held events L_L. 13. Wilcox. Assistant judges of the finish L_|. K. Jones, .1. 1.. Sdibok, A. .1. Turner; Assistant judges of (lie Moid bveiiU?\V. S. Miller, K. 1'. ILcslie. clerk of th.Urse?A. I.. Helton. The lirst pjace was won by Uig Stone Gap school in ouch contest. jjTlie individual scores iyero us follows: l.cteher Biinn, HO; Joseph Komp, 1'-' 1-2; I'al You ell, 10 j George Goodloe; 9; Trig" Miller; t': Kdwnrd Bird, S; Mux Kit.-, 8; James Little, ?; .lames luilly, 3 ; Sum Brown, :i I J; Karl Wilson. 2; Ue.x Scaver, 2j William Smith. ?.!; Lewis Mc C logon, 2; K. Laut', 1: Antonio .Sard, 1 : licimodari Pierce, 1. The total number of sc ires for Hig Stone liup was SI, Norton |l)li. The local team had been traun-d under the direct ion ami . couching of V. V. Ourrelt, Ijrsl ; assistant in tin- high school. Those winning lirsl place will be rent to the State meet which is to he held at (he University of Virginia May 0. They will repre? sent the schools of Wim; county. After tin- track meet the l?g KIOIIC Gap and Wise High School baseball teams crossed bats, on the Big Stone diamond, with the ; result thai Hig Stone won by a .core of l( to II. Yotiellj of the Dig Stone team, hit a home run intlie third inning with a man on lirst base. Lane um) Lilu also got long hits, each gelling a three base hit. HIG STONE GAP BOY Making Good in Far Away California. The following extract from a personal litter from a justly proud mother just received from Berkeley; California, will be of interest to the many young friends of Minor Hogers, a for? mer Hig Stone 11 up boy: "Saturday was the day of the big crow race. Minor was cap. lain'. Ilia fraternity, Kappa Sigma, chartered u boat and followed the race. They rowed ugainst Washington University und California won by .'i yards. My! It was exciting, they kepi ho closely together, but Califor? nia was fl yards ahead when they passed us, und kept it to the tinisb. Five of the Wash? ington fellows fell out in a faint just ds they finished, but Mi? nor's men all came through line, but, of course; dead tired. All the fellows on the boat with us were wonderful to me, Those 1 hud not met came up and in 'induced themselves, so proud to meet Johnny's mother?that is the name be goes by up here entirely. 1 w us the only moth? er on the boat, but lots and lots of sisters and sweet hearts. Af? ter the race hud track meet with .Michigan University. Califor? nia won that. Oh! It was ox citing when the crew marched in with Minor in the lend, ev? erything stopped, such cheer? ing, 'Johnny' on thousands of throats, bund playing and hand shaking, bo you may think I had cttUHe to lu- proud of m> hoy; you would, too, when yoii think this iu the largest liniver jdty in this country, and I be? lieve in the world. Minor grad? uates May 11 th, und may go east next day to row against the big colleges there." FOR SALE I 0 room bouse with all mod? ern convenienced; located near Southern Depot. Apply to B 0, (Hies, Big Stone ' Gap, m-'Ur Southern Depot.?atlvltl-lT School News (Killtet) by the Senior Class). Hr. S. I). Ixuig, ojf Emory & Henry u? i< 1 Mnriha Washington Colleges, gave a short talk in chapel W.'line-day morning. Sept. .1. I. Kelly. Jr., and Olgar II. Woolfolk, a ineinber of (lie Stale Hoard of Kducatiou, inspected the high school Wed? nesday. Mr. Woolfolk is espe? cially interested in high school equipment ami obtaining teach? ers thai are well tpiahlied for the work. Mi. Sulfridge has been giving some very interesting talks on the "KaVly History of Wise county." Notes are being taken by a great many students inter? ested in the prizes for the best paper on " The History of Wise t 'mi ni y.*' The honors for the best or? dered lines last week were awarded to the eighth, seventh and low fourth grades. The low fourth grade under the instruction of their toucher, Miss Olga Morton, rendered u very Interesting program in elm pel on last Friday morning. The program n as as follows: roils Cytue Then Alinighty Kitij; .Claas Mible heading anil I'rayur Jim liarron I'lp.-. John Oreonleaf Wbllllar'a I.li'e l\ illtaui llleylua I'luy <il Uni- Act '1'ln' Brown Dwarf of lti-|;t-n . Class In I lib play litih- Louise Gilly wus nut gathering llowers when a band of dwarfs kidnapped her in I hid her in a cave. Juiiior \\ reu, who was it playmute and lover of the cliild searched for her for live years, Kvery one hail look, .1 for her but decided tin- search wus in vain. Finally an old woman (Maude More), W ho lived in the forest told the amplliuius where "Elizabeth,'' the Miller's child wus hidden. In the mean lime the dWarfe came out ami Kiliiioro (Himer, lln- dwarf, who wore the magic eap, dtopped it. Junior Wren seized the eap ami made the dwarf promise to bring his little playmate blick before he would return lln- cap ami every one was pleased to site her. A hap? py wedding followed. Little l.oiii-e Hilly was dressed ill white with a travelling wedding veil held by Margaret and Mary (Himer. The bride's maids, Dorothy Weenia ami Katherine Stone were (low or girls. The second base bull team was defeated by Kast Stone (lap by a seoae of I'll to II. Mcsdaihes W. II. Wren, Karl Stoehr and .1. A. Uilmor wore present in chapel Kriday inorn mg. Named Stale's Attorney. joheavilte, Va., April 21,? Judge H. A. W. Skeen, of the Twenty fourth Judicial Circuit of Virginia, bus appointed L. M. Kobinetto, of Jonosville, Via., common wealth's attorney for Lee county, Vu., to succeed J. C. Noel, who has resigned to aeeepl the position of collector of internal revenue for the state of Virginia, with bead quarters in Richmond. Mr. Kobinutle, w hoso term of office will expire on December I, 1923, is ti terminate of Hounoko Col |oge ami of the law department of the University of Virginia, at which latter institution be wus instructor in the law de? partment during the sessions of IDOii il Ho came to Jpnesville Januaiy I, 1812; ami bus since been actively engaged in the practice of law. Buys Cash and Carry Store. W. \i. Thompson, who bus been employed for several mouths us dispatcher for the Pennsylvania Kailwuy in Ohio, is back in the Cap again on u three months leave of absence ami hat purchased the Cash and Carry Store, w hich bus been do? ing u gooil business in the 1'olly building from 1*. A. Arriugton. Voting 'Thompson will continue business at the present stand und expects to add mole goods to bis line of stock. Tabernacle To Accommodate the Billy Sunday Meeting Now Being Constructed. The tabernacle to accommo? date the Billy Sunday campaign for Wise county is already un? der course of construction at Norton. Not only lias the for mer community center and oth? er buildings been torn away hut foundation has also been due:, concrete poured, and the brick? work already begun. Tile lit? tle lull in business has given people more time to turn atten? tion to other things besides money making, which is help? ing rather than hindering ad? vance interest in the meeting. Everybody for miles around are already making plans and hop. ing to have time to attend mucli of the time, and Mr. Sun? day ami his entire party ought to he pleased III the hearing they get in Wise, team In a 7 tu I victory at Nor? ton Satiirdui. the lirst li. he has worked in the box tor ionic time. The score wait clone lip to the seventh inning when the liap hoys got away with :i BUfe had by hard hitting, piling up fourscores. The game ivils, called i in the seventh inning so Norton could play St. i ?hai l, -. IS.NIMis l J .: I .', ti ; l( II Hie; StOUU t;:l|i '.' U 1 O 0 (I | 7 I'.l Norton 0 il 0 I o o U 1 U naileries?hanks ami I In no, A 150 foul dive from the mast of a pitching schooner. A thrilling battle between n young society girl and a gorilla like man twenty feet below the surface of the sea. An uneven battle between a young society man and a muti? nous crew on a tramp schooner. These are just a few of the tense moments in "What Wo? men Lbye,M Annette Keller matin's modern comedy drama which cotnos to the Amu/.u Theater on Thursday as Hoi Lessor's fsii0,()rt().ti? production with lint diving Venus in the starring ,role. As Annabel Cotton, the star depicts the role of an athletic girl whose clothes shock her arusndiilg father. She Is sought by two suitors, vastly different io type, and marries the pile thai she herself least expected to marry. Annette Kulleriunn, interna? tionally famous as u swimmer, known in millions of playgoers for her work in ?'Neptune's Daughter,," "The Daughter of the Gods," and '"The Queen of the Sea" is considered to be at her best in this modern coinedy drama which Sol Lesser will oder in the theatergoers of Rig Stone (lap on Thursday night at the A nut/<U Theater. Nate Wutl, who was Lois Weber's directorial associate before he wus commandeered by Lesser, directed the modern Venus in "What Women Love," a First National attraction, Many of tin- scones were made in the South PaciHC ami the dramatic worth of the story is enhanced by bountiful scenery ami elaborate settings, adv Goes to Norfolk. Straley Kelly Wils making pre? parations la-t week In o,, |<1 Jacksonville to pitch in the Florida Slate Leugne, Inn re? ceived a telegram at the la -1 minute I'm' him to report to the Norfolk team of the Virginia Stute League. Straley was much pleased with tin- unexpected change saying he would much rather he back in the old home stale and more than this he will have a chance to pilch to Fugle bort, who it w ill be remembered cauglll for llig Stone liap iu the Coal Fields League lust >,-asoii anil was rated as one of the best catchers iu lie; league. Boy Hanks pitched tli Itogera ami Cobli Theatrical. Mr. Stearn Arrives to Take Charge of New Hotel. J. A. Steam, recently of Blue-1 Held, whore he had charge rif the Malz hotel, hnsjust arrived' in N?rten to take charge of Ho tel Norton, which will open its doors to the travelling public May 1st with about fifty rooms ready fur occupancy. The re? mainder of the rooms will he completed and furnished by dun,- 1st. Mr. Stearn is well and favor? ably known hen- iu Norton and has the reputation of being a Hue hotel man Ho had charge of tlie Monte Vjstn at Big Stone ? lap one year and has been at Bluofield for a number of years as manngor of Mat/, hotel which became immensely popular un? der his management. The dining room at Hotel Norton will he conducted on the Kuropeun plan, and an excell? ent service is assured. It is the intention of the new manage; to make this eafo a popular re? sort here in the city and head quarters for all manner of gath ? ?rin?s. The opening of the hotel will be a rod letter day in the hislo. ry of the city and will mark a long step iu our forward pro green. --Coalfield Progress Will Celebrate Anniversary al Norton Sunday, May 1st. Dil Sunday, May Ist, 111:21, the L Oi t). K., will "celebrate the ip'J anniversary of the founding of their order. The celebration will take place at Norton, ami a large crowd is expected to be preSunt from some forty lodges of Wise, |,ee, Scott ami Dick enson counties. A good pro? gram is being gotten ll|' Speeches will he made by men prominent in tie- order. Among them will be W. K Beverly", grand muster of the state of Virginia; Senator Belaud K. Chase, of Clint wood, past grand master, and charter member of .Norton Lodge 1 (>. I >. B,v I. I1'. Bullion, pastor of the M. K. Church, of Norton, will preach a sermon that each man, wo. man und child should hear, Dinn- r will be served oil the ground by members of the Be bekah Lodge; of Norton. Tick, els will lie on sale every day before thu celebration takes place. The proceeds of the sale of tickets to go as a donation to the orphan's home at Lynch burg. The price of tickets will In- 75o ami every one is request? ed to purchase. There will he no charge of ail mission as everything is free but ' he dinner, and the public is cordially invited to come out and he ir the sermon, and the speeches to bo made on that day. East Stotle (lap May Secure We understand that tie- w atsr committee of the town council I'Onteinpliiten making -nine sort of arrangements for furnishing wuier to List Sinne ('lap upon completion (if the new' water da hi being built on Big Cherry. Tlii- can l>e done by putting in a brauch line of about a mile from where the main line crosses the valley near tin- residence of T. Ci. Morris. This addition would in. doubl be a paying proposition for tin- [own and af? ford I he people of bJasi Slone liap a litiicli needed convenience. It is a bo likely that arrange? ments will he made for the fur? nishing nf ttafer to the 1.. A- N. seel ion uf the tow n. Notice of Stockholders' The .01 mi n meeting nf tlie stockholders of the North Side Laud Company, Incorporated, will bo held at the oflicoof Oi V. Blanton.in the Minor Building, Big Stone Clap, Virginia, on Wednesday, May Ith, 1921, at 10:30 a. in., for the purpose of electing a Board of Directors and transacting any other bus? iness that will properly come before the meeting. 15-18 K. B. Oaspku, Secretary. Water. Meeting. Says Gilpin Will Carry Southwest Virgin? ia by Large Majority. Bristol, Vu., April 23.?"Af? ter a.trip over purt of South? west Virginia I am convinced that nothing can check the drift of seutiniont towards Kenneth N. (iiljiin. Ho will be our next| Lleutenant-l lov?rn?r." This i? the manner in which A. K. Anderson, vice president of the Dominion National Hank, of Bristol, sizes up the chances of the candidate from Clarke county. Mr. Anderson, who formerly jived at Wise, Va., has just returned from a busi* in 68 trip that took him to Tu/.e. ?voll, Lebanon, Honaker,|Cleve? land, Cilntwobd and other piunts in the Ninth district. "In every town I found peo? ple talking about Gilpin," con? tinued Mr. Anderson. "'There can be no room for the slightest doubt hut that he will carry the Southwest by a handsome ma jority. His achievements in the legislature and in business carry a strong appeal that is fur reaching in a race of this kind "When people are for a man like they are for I lilpill he can't lose 11 isn't possible. " christian endeavor News notes C. t:. Social The Christian Kutlonror Socie? ty, of th.. I'rosbytoriau church, plumed a camp lire social on I in iioilen Hill lust Li i.l.iv evening, but en account of the very iriolo mei.l uealln-r, the uieuiber.s and invited oii.--t- gathered ut the Mause instead. If any fell dis? appointment it was not evident. About thirty-six of tin- young people enjoyed the hospitality of UuA ? nid M i-. .1. M. Smith ami the g.Hues, music and refresh incuts furnished by uur iiidsl ef liciont social couimiltee. We uere Hurry iiul.I thai all of our members could not he with us, but eoiisidering Hie un? favorable Weather we Were de? lighted In lltive prescht i^ many i- were here, ami we wi-h to ex? tend a cordial in vital ion to all young pimple who are not in any other you it g people's church so? ciety in meet with u-Sunday ev? ening ui our regular prayer meeting thue, n :0u, A T'nrward Step. 'Th.- l?g Spring Christian Kb dOiiVor Society^ in I'owell's Val? ley, gave a program at the Blue Sprino church last Saturday ev? ening al s :0U o'clock .viHi a view in organizing a new society and thereby belonging lo the ii. O. 's (organize one i. 'The member- ..!' thi- society! with Luther Hamilton as lead.-i. should be I'oinuieiided for the splendid program Which they gave. I heir subject for I ho even? ing being, "A lino.I Name and llnw to i lbtain It." Sonic ol I lie Vollllg poi.plr- of the llliie Spring church have re? quested that a foeiqly be or? ganized in this community um! we hope in the near future a number of these boy- und girls ? ?nr..lied us Christian Kndoavdr ersi 'The regular prayer moot; ing of the Hig Spring church is held Kridtiy evnmg of euch week at 7 :3U o'clock and ull the young people and those who are interested in the young people lire cordially invited to attend. 'The following program with William Galloway us leader will I..- given hex! Kridiiy night : Topic;?''Phy Kingdom Come; In My Country." I Hymn Sunpture beaaoii Mall ll:7 I ". !l Prayer, Luther ILtuiilteii I Hymn .'. Leader's Talk, Pour Meina Of Iii Ing? ing Christ ?, Kingdom: Service, Sac rlncii, l-ove. I...y.ihy Hill llalloway .'. Itcadiug, "Thy K lue.lern Come, I), Christ Todiiy M la* Stella Tale T Soil!.' KluMlli s of Uod'? Ktll^.lolll Miss Rcaalc Rlgga s Heim- hiatrumenla ii>r Advancing i....I s Kingdom 'lie.mat Witt <j How Can Wo Mak? Our Country I More i .'nisi .in. M uii Maggie Jenkins In I f y inn II Clipping* 11 The Two Klngdonia Mia* (hitbrie lit Report Pledge in Concert II Hymn , Ig Cloae With I...id a I'rayer in Concart Delightful Dance and Local Notes. List Wednesday evening the dance club nf Diinbar gave one of tlm really most enjoyable dances of the season in honor of the opening of their new hall over the theater, which 1ms just been completed . The hall which is one of the bast for dancing in this section was very attractively decorated with small cedar trees, .-rah ap? ple and dogwood blossoms and garlands nitida of cedar branches which were draped all around the walls, strands of green and pink crepe paper were festooned from the corners of the room to the large electric chandelier iu the center. The chandelier was softly -h.olc.i and ca-t a ?-,,',! glow over the large number Jot' dancers. Whittle Springs Orchestra from Knoxville, Teun., furnished the wonderful inhsic for the dancing, The orchestra was stationed in one end id' the hall in a very at? tractive decorated booth. During the thirty minute in? termission delicious chicken and pihento sandwiches, hot Uoiroe With cream and sugar were serv? ed all the guests by the chaper oiies and the dame committee. Tin- clittp?rbnes were Sept. and Mis. K. A. Conptoti, Mr. and Mrs. YV. K. Sheddan and Mr. and Mrs. .1. li. It. ntlcy, who s.. delightfully assisteil * all the oiic-ts in meeting each oilier which always assures every line present having a good time. The dun.'Oinmittee who Were Messrs. frank Neill T. 1. Adams, Thompson, Rivers and Itaker are to lie congratulated On thn sue cc-s nt the dance, also the lloor miirshall. Siipt. i 'oniptou. A very large crowd was pres? ent from the surrounding town's. Annnie those from Rig Stone (lap were Misstls BaileV, Mr-, Caroline Lewis and guest, Mi-. Rrvant. Mr. and Mrs. [[. | . Win? ston; Messrs KoscoO W.dt/, A. I.. Ilolton. lieu W ilui.it, Keith Smith, doe Sninok, Clarence Uohhins, Itepass, Cid, t Iaht reit, Karl Monis, Mr. ami Mr- V. I.. Troy, of Josephine, Kroin Nnr tou were Misses 11 ague w.I, BlUitbe.th Black, Mary lingo, Stabe Chapman. Mc-i . Kohl, and Dick Floury, Ralph K .laud. Cregei, Cohen, Beverly, lltih burd, W. Thomas, nf Tool's Creek, Jack Newton, dr.. of Rounoko, Aushurn, Dr. Sil.es, of Wise. Kniin StonOga were Misses I'hipps and Tilly, Me-rs, Can I (Sundry, I'enuingtou, Bald., Sepcoe, Mr. and Mrs. Cliast Young. Krriiii I'onninglun (Sap wore Misses Kreida I'runer, l.o lila Comd,, Kduu Gisli and Mr. I Gibson, -Miss Kennedy, of OleVe land, Va. Kroin AppalaClua were M r>. M. L. Stallard, Miss [MeKeasi... Messrs. Shnlei, Hugh Wileox, Cursou, Thomas, Mr.' and Mrs. Haw kins. Messrs. Harris and Banner, of I'ardee, liiad a large number of others from Dunhur und a distance. Iluhert Spoliu, who has been working with the engineers at Big Stone tiap, is now located n Dun oar, where he is cml in sped nr. Mr. and Mrs. Shepherd spent Sunday at Big Stone Hap with Mr. and Mrs. I. T. Giily. I frank .Neill left |.,st w4ek f .r Lynch, where he lias accepted i posit inn. Mrs. M. L. Stallard, nf Ajipa laehia.is the guest nf Mrs.W. B. Neill, for several days. W. K. Shed.Liu, T. I. Adam and Mr. Thompson motored ti Norton Sunday. Miss Blanche Kennedy, o I'Icvelund, Va., and Mr. am Mm. Fred Troy, of Josephine were, the guests of Shpt, an Mrs. K. A. Compton lost We nesday ami attended the dance,