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The Big Stone Gap post. [volume] (Big Stone Gap, Wise County, Va.) 1892-1928, June 01, 1921, Image 2

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Ulli IHU STONK GAP POST.
WKDNKSDAY, JUNK 1, 1921
i'uh! -!.,v. Kvery Vfednesdsj bf Hie
wise pinririNG company,
UlLHrRT N. KNIUHT, - Koltor.
LINDSEY J. HORTON, A9fi't KOItor
Omt Vonr, - ?I.SO
si? Months, - ,7s
Throw Montlto, - .-IO
knteted tcoordtng to|Kistsl regulations
?I tlio pOft-offlee st 111,; Stone Use ss sis'
Dml dsns insttei
CLOSING EXERCISES
OF PUBLIC SCHOOL
(Continued Kroni l*ago One)
gold medals given to thu high
school department by the Unit?
ed Daughters of Ihu Confedera?
cy ohuptor, of the Gap, to thu|
senior making thu highest av.
??ruge the pant year und to the!
pupil making ilio highest aver-1
Uge the pusl three years Mihs
Trulu Kennedy, of Cleveland,
Vu. .who bus been attending
BChool here the past year made
the highest nverage which 02.39
per cent und won ihu senior
medal. Miss Louise t'ox made|
the next highest average in the
senior class which was S'.'. Miss
Cluru Dowell was third Miss
I'ardee Neely won the medal
for the best average for the lust
three years' work winch was
?7.&0. Kev. Uttruz then present?
ed u beautiful picture to each of
the three grades having the'
most orderly lines during the
year These grades were the
Bill, 71 h and lower Ith
During the early part of the
school year Mr. It. II Alsover,
one of the loyal patrons of the
school, offered h prize of J2fi 1)0
for the bust ukbuvs on "History
of Wise County." A large num?
ber of pupils had written essays
ami after very careful consider?
ation of the papers Miss I'arilee
Neely won llrHt prize, which
was irj Mr. John Allen Kil
bourne second prize, which was
*?, and Mr. George Good loo
thud prize, which was j,v Prof,
Solfridujii liwurdod these cash
prizes for Mr. Alsover
Kollowing these awards Prof,
Sulfridge invited the new glad
nates to tin- reception ami ban?
quet given in then honor by the
alumni of the itig Stone i Inp
High School.
Entertainment by Grammar
Grades Tuesday Afternoon.
The pupils oi in,- grammar
grades gave a very enjoyable|
out door progrillll on the school
cuinpus Tuesday after noon be?
ginning nt 3:30. The lirsl Oil
the program was the crowning
of the May Queen, who was
Miss Nell Lvle. Her pages were
Joe Wheeler and W im.in lira
bam. Her maids were Misses
Jennet te (iilmer and Kosemond
Wren. After the queen was
crowned the following was gi\ .
en. The physical education
drill) under tho Hupervision of
Mi?B Stroitth, given by a large
number of boys und girls
serves special mention ulso the
crescent hen dance which fol?
lowed* The ribbou dunce, by
thirty-six boys and girls, was
very attruetivc und showed
very careful training on tin
part of the grammar grade
teachers.
Then came the races, in the
160 yard dash Steed McDowell
I won the blue ribbon for tile
I boys. MisH Margaret Sie nip
I won the ribbon fur the girls
till! 100 yard dash Uuy Wilson
won the blue ribbon with ihe
little Neely hoy close behind.
A largo number of little girls
thou danced around the May
pole twining it with the colors
of the rainbow. Thn teachers
to whom so much credit is due
for this apleudid entertainment
are Misses Sirouth, Mora Bruce,
Slrudlov, Duncan and Mrs. Nor?
man Bussed.
Pritnary Entertainment
Tuesday Night
Tuesday evening at S o'clock
the primary grades gave their
ohtortainiliont in the school au?
ditorium to a very (urge atldi
once.
The first was the operetta "A
Day in Flowordom." Tho first
scene look place iu a rose arbor
on the morning of the Floral
(,'ueen's reception and the little
Mowers were prepared for this
event. Fach one of the children
played their parts well. Follow,
mg are the characters of the
operetta: I'apa Jucqtiu Boso,
Junior Wren; Maina Boso, Car?
ter Allen: their daughter little
pink rose, little white rose und
little yellow rose were Mary
and Margaret (iilmer and Ab?
hor til Tilley. M'lle Cricket, a
priinn donna, was played by
Jotlilee Knight, also Moss Bose
by Nell Win and Mi. Sunllower
by Milton Miller. Mr. Funsy
wus KM ward Oartriglil. Three
spinsters were MisH Lilac, who
was Fli/.iibeth Morton; Miss
Lilly, Aletbn Wut und Mist.
Blue Bell, Miriam t loodwin.
Fach of these little characters
were attractively dressed to
represent their parts nut] they
were well supported by a hum
her of I it lie girls dressed US Mow
ers who attended the ipiuou's
reception. Agnes Burgess Was
t he queen,
The operetta was followed by
an action song. A large num.
her of little girls dressed in yel?
low to r.?present sunbeams were
on the stage dancing and sing,
ilig wiluil in Cime a huge num?
ber of little boys dressed in gray
lo represent rain drops carrying
sprinklers and frightened the
little siinbenms away but there
wiih a very happy ending.
There was also two dances sig?
net riilg and pop goes the WoUS
el which wore unusually good.
The primary teachers who
worked so faithfully with the
children for this enterlainmeiil
were Misses W It i to, Tay lor, Me
Fluiden, iiii_\ im, Olgu Horton
Interest Is Your Best Servant
Interest never sleeps.
It is never idle.
It works 24 hours every clay.
It works 3Gfj days every year.
No other servant is so faithful.
Keep Your Money at Interest.
Start a savings account at once with this
bank, and have money accumulating
steadily.
The First National Bank
of BIG STONE GAP
Coal
BUY THE
Famous Black Mountain
EGG OR BLOCK
The coal you want for the range.
Prompt service. 'Phone 49.
A. P. HAMMOND
and Mrs. Sulfridgo.
Tonight (Wednesday i the
coUnty graduating exercis s
will be held here An address
will bo made by Df.S l> Hurtle,
of Lebanon, kv; Supt. J. J.
Kelly. Jr.. w, 1 deliver the
diplomas lo u!l ihe grndu ties
of the couin y.
Mrs. Bailey's Musicale a
Success.
A uiinibei of lint younger pit
pila dl Mh Sally Ai-li.tilej gave
a very successfi i inn-dcnlo be
fore mi uuiisuuily large audi
once in the auditorium of the
public school building Friday
night
The children played with II
degree of continence and as.
suruncu which helped to show
the careful and thorough teach?
ing of Mrs. Hailey. Along with
the well selected classical pieces
there were three choruses and
two solos which were
very pleasing and broke
the monotony of '.be usual inns,
icalo. Special mention should
be made of the vocal solo by
Floyd Winston Witt, little son
of Mr. and Mrs A I. Witt,who
has not been taking lessons long
enough to play a piece; tilao of
little Kate Uibs?h, who has on?
ly had lessons three mouths and ;
played her duet perfectly.
Miss Jiiuiiita (Jollier, ol
Stonegu, whose brilliant play?
ing held the audience spell,
bound, gives the entile credit
to Mrs. Hailey'? teaching Miss
Collier, who has just returned
from the Conservatory of Music
in Cincinnati says if she bad
kept up her practice of scales
and exercises which Mrs. Hailey
gave he a few years :igc she
would have been very advanced
and accomplished a gread deal
more during her tiv>' months
I raining at the conservatory j as
she had to take over the very
identical technique exorcises
and scales at tht.nservatory.
Mrs Hailey will continue I
leaching her wli?lj organized
music class during the summer
vacation at her home.
Burke-Morrison.
Oliver Htirko and Mi-s Kutll?
urine Louise Morrison were
quietly married by the Hev.
11. (1. Mold ben- last W'cdnes-1
duy morning at 10:31) o'clock
und slipped away on the down
Louisville ,V Nashville for a
wedding triii t-. St. Augustine, j
Florida, I ho young collide will
beat home in Appalaciiia after
June 1st,
Mr. Burke is a young mau I
well known here; is an employe
of the Virginia Wholesale Colli
puny und has a lot of friends
who wish him and Mrs. Murk'
much happiness
The bride is a daughter of
Mr. and Mis .1 W . Morrison, of
Meudota, ami has beoti doing
clerical work at the Southern
freight olliccs here for several
months ami during this period
she has made many friend ?
1 ndepentlent.
Meeting of the Federation ol
Leagues of Wise County.
The Coun iy Federation of
Civ ic Lengties will hold iis seiiii-'
.ii.utial meeting at Norton, \ a.,
Tuesday, June Tib. The pro*
gram will include Dr. Hoy l\.
Klauuugnn, ussistaul commis?
sioner, siuie Hoard of Health,
Sirs; Ruth S. McKelwiij , V. R.
Southern Division, American
Red Cross, Cupt. Huoy, I he
Salvation Army; also ton min
tiie tulks by Prof, Sulfridgo oil
the agricultural school soon to
he cHtuhlishi il in tho county,
und Hev. James M Smith on
ihn mothers' pension fund, re
cently provided by the County
Hoard of Supervisors. The
meeting will take place III the
.Methodist church, opening at
leu o'clock. It is hoped that
every cltlb member will attend
and the general public is most
cordially invited.
Mrs. Warner Entertains.
Mrs H Frank Warner enter
turtttined with -I tables of 600,
ut the Monte Ytsln Hotel, last
Tuesday ufternoon in honor of
Mrs. Charles K. Fistior, of
Wichita, Kuns., who is visiting
her sistor, M.'-s. R. R, Cochrmi.
Those present W ere.
Mcsdamcs Alexander, Also?
ver, C. t'. Cochrdn, T, R Coeh
run, Fisher, Uroiivor, Winston,
Hudson, Lulsie, Sloehr, K K.
(Joodloe, McCormick, Misses
Warner, Griffin, Low and K.
Morgan.
First prize won by Mrs. Karl
Sloehr; Und, Miss Low, booby,
Mrs. L. T. Winston, guest prize,
Mrs. Charles K. Fisher.
Residential and Business Property
irainia
Several good business lots on Main and
In man Streets. Also a number of bran new
houses and residential lots in New Bottom
will go under the hammer for the last and
highest dollar Wednesday. June the Sth at
2 p. hi. on the premises rain 01* shine.
TKKMS IvANY
NORTON BAND.FREE CASH PRIZES
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I] same bid at the same time.
i Virginia Land Auction Co,
I ROANOKE, VA.
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GOD GAVE WOMEN <
TWO GREAT J
ADVANTAGES
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Tlie Power lo Win a Mi
Silence to keep him.
If you fail to kocp silent. You'll
[ail to keep lijrh.
?, Harry Garsor's
unusuaJ domestic dra.ma.' entitled
HUSH
in which
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?is Seen. as'the VorrtaLr. who '
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WILL LECTURE AT THE
AHUZU THEATRE
BIG STONE GAP, VIRGINIA
Friday Night, June 3
AT 8:00 O'CLOCK

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