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The Big Stone Gap Post.
OL. XXIX BIG STONE GAP. WISE COUNTY. VA.. WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 10 1921 No. 32 REPORT Of the Third Annual Contest of First Aid Team Held at Norton, July 23rd. li. tl.ii I annual contest consisted of ,|?. |"l>llo?ill|t team Stniirg* Cuico A Coal < dliipany Itt \ jtijliiln, Iron Cost ?V Coke Company 1 VligliiU 1*0 ?'ouipaiiy I I. 1, ,.I i ...l A Coke Company 5 i ibu lihehl' " 'I Corporation. ii (\?,.. i ...I a i <>k?- i oiupany jtijinci lUveii Coal Coriairalldn 1 KaVeii lied Aahl.'oal Corporation .i .. ii i 'oiiipiity t II.miters followlug the company t um iildkates (lie number of teams It nil |, ,i,i.-i,.1 Itsvcii Iteii Ast) t'i'.a Cor , ,n ii ill not filler t hit contest. Ii, ,i .i,. in ,1 tor ursl place i .hliviil Coal iorporallon Wilder tail M -3 I'eahis, i-i ixl i oil A i nkit l i.uip?ny II.: l-ork Teaiii \ ..ni.1 Iron Coal A Ifoko < oiiipah) ,. ,|| ( m l; team. lii'i ilu' first problem for pbiylng nil tin' He cropped mil ?uh a scotti ol" Ml lie ilijito ruiiUnu-ug Icauis scoring UM. ..ml problem the three I. I:,,I Mill .i score of US i.i'ii the iliinl problem tin.- winners were ? Wilder,tw; Tom's Creek, IM: lloiiriug i , r, tlij. and ui-ie awarded first, second ii nl tl ird places in order of >. i i ^winners wen1 as follows I ; ? prize and winner Of annual i up bit I I 1 'oal i 'oriMiratioii?VVIIditi , . 'a I. V\dlfe, captain II iwktuHid Coal A Coke < niupiiiy 1(1 ... I urk Team, I P, Criflltli, ? up CokeCunlpany Ii. Kran?a, . ii . Coke iV Coal Company Kit I vpui lumut i simjcga i uku A Coal Cohipaiij Ii iliri Team iitleld ? '..ul i 'drporallou 1 uun. special Prizes Drawn by Loh i-iiiielioiiae jClcelric Sew inc. Machine ribiited by'.Sterling ll.irdw.uv '. lilucliiild, W. Vs., was woii b) ' L-iii, of Itoariug Pork Tcalii ' i R?iii second choice prize wan '?:? Ivory Williams, of the Osaka ?Id tlilrd choice prize was won : ll.i.idricltsoii, KoiI.iT.miii ? U pJuuid iiiaf cako-onered ueafesi ? on ini lloor, awarded to Itodi I ? in of the Stimega ? 'oke and I '0 il i ?? 'Pills cake was prepared foi ?????it lij tlie Sanitary Uukliigi.'oiu Soi?oil, Va, .. I Hlrctclmi .mil rubber blanket 'ti; Iiy Miller Supply Company, Ii IV V? Won by Stohcgs ' ' '-'?:'- ten" property. - is iiso pliieed in the prilte li-i "liilniiioii of Provideiil Idle A Ac "i liiiniraiice 1'oinp.iuy, (aitiisvllle, ? I ;00 I'lliS contribution liigetli ? '? ?.of diner cash jiri/es wiis ii to all teams m cither, cash fOrin oi ?! pu t.-, purchased for the learns, Im winners Weio highly pleased with Iveu, ami tin- members ol tin nld Operators Association, ml ?1 iiisph i -. the i oiliest was held ? ' ? cipress their thanks to the long s lor i he valuable and useful Iribiiluri uuj Articles or \raourili Ullerrd as Prizes. ; Lubricating: Company, Phil ''IllphU-jilO isl ca?h. d Mine Owners' Mutual, lluut '"K'M". Pi V.'.VMl cash. . aujs Powder Company. Ktioxvlllii lt?" il. disk "lortl Powder Company, lluutlug w V?. \ io.uti casli l| MeCluug Jfc Company, Kuo!i ""?i In.., -116.00cash iu Atinos Corporatlonj Pin? (''? fiYOOcitu. 1 '?? N itloual Hank of Norton, Norton ?? ??to.oocisk; Kugers-iirbnn Comnany, Cincinnati ill is) cash, Naiiunai bank of Appalactila 130.00 oust.. Coehurii Urucery Company, Coeburu, Va.?1 case Del Motile peaches. I case "Klag" ?orii. 1 ir>i Nailuutl Itaiik of Norton, Va ? p.'.. im cash Mim- Safety Appliance Company, Pitta-1 burg-fin t.. cash Sti lling ll.trdtvaioCompaiiy, IMuollcId, tV. Vu I VVcttiughiuiiio electric sewing machine i cutral Supply Company, Anilover,V?. --H ncls miners' tools complete Norton Klcet le Suppl) ?V; Ktiulpmeut Company, Norton, V.? - J'.Vi nil cash. MoKlroy Sloan Shoe Co Si Lniiis Mo. 8 pur men s siloes Switt ,\ iiiiip.iiiv. N,orlon,Va chains Amu.ni A c.pauy, Noruiii, Va il in.Hi buckets Shnoll-Pure hud 'I'li'iiin-. Aiidicws ?V Company. Norton, Va I barrel .lellorson Hour Norloti 15roirery Company, Notion. V?; I ease "Sunklst" |M!lches KllMcr brothers, .Norton. Va ? I pair CrpsM-tl -lio.-s N.iilou Hardware loiiipany; NorlO?, Vu il lr, lb drums carbide. .1 i oliiin Department Store, Noitou, Vn -I (iaii V> ajkover jdioiid ?i-. Hanl? in- Company, Norton. Va 1 single biirri l shotgun \\ I: I mil I'm uitiirc Company. Not? ion. Vu. - 1 locking chalj Interstate pharmacy. Noilou, Va. ?0 i ni.hi- ? oll, il . ig uett.i Norton Pliuriiiucy, Nortoii, Va -I I'.v el-Sharp' pencil Virginiil Wholesale Company. Appala . hi... Vu Si box. ., Aro^a cigars Sujieiioi Supply Company, it Inertem ij W Va ".' I'yfcno tire extinguishers, iihiciield U nit? tie Company; illue HekJ W Va 1 liiiHlel Salvage ritte | l\i*t-tJh>vei Klectrie I omriauy, Ciiiclu run. in I combination ulcelrlo grlil \\ hltiiej-iveinineter Company, Norton, Va,~ I 2'J model lepeatlug rille Kuterjirisc I oiindry A Machine Work*, Niiihiii M leli.i} A Supply Company \ in. \'a - 1 > li . tii. hab dryei j \iiii ri.'.ui Ittid i ^riisa.Vi aahiiigton, I) 0.1 Medals, winning teniil, ceriitieates, aed N.tllolial Safuty i oiiiu il, Chicago III. >il\cr mi.til u inning liiaill, Urp.iir. med i li.ti.u.tu thug 1 ?inp?iiyj Ki.oivitle. , nn t box cigars \Vissl Hardware i oiiipauy, Nortou V? I iiiio strop iuv.ir, I spot light I It Klin.- CurporallNi, Norton, Va i. ihiljiei pails tiillej brothers Motor Company. Nor ,1,, Va - l I ..i.l easliig til.I IMutiitioii Power Company, Nor ,? Vu 1 electric i ream Irce/.er, t cl?o I'll., road l" min is '? VN triitlilcil trail. Von cuu't ii) it it t mi tvaut to fijid it. New York Man Supposed to l)c Lost in the Mountains of Southwest Virginia. ICniptirins uro heilig mude in (Ins vicinity lor IV I. IttiTsell, the N'.-w York naturalist, who disappeared the Isih <>f Kehrif ury near Hristnl while on n walking trip through tlio iiioun taiiiM by Mr. It, K. Kox, of Mt. Kisco, N. Y., who is a neighbor of Mr. Ilurscll While Hit; Stone i Sap was nut on (ho direct roiiie to Jasper, tin, where Mr II irscll was bound, Mr. F?x thinks be may have made a luni moment change in bis roll to to include this inter eating und attractive portion of tin' mountains Mr. llursoll'h object in hiking it over the southern mountains wiih to get into p, r I net condition tu take charge of an expedition for a company that lind acquired eou cessions in un unmapped foreign region, the expedition being scheduled to si ? ri eai Ij in tin- j fall. Id' was uhxioilsj to add to bin knowledge oi woodcraft oil Im-, hike ami expected to live mostly un the gain,' and lisb of I the forest lie had campt ,1 ami mitii<-? I extensively in Manie, Canada ami Wyoming aiul was well ahiu u> protect himself against Orditiary dungers, hut wiih nstranger i? > (In- sectioii lie. traveled, lie wisbed in git awuy frntii civ Hi/an,,u und in enjoy tn the lull tin- roughest sort of Inking along the iiioilli tain peaks. Mr. Ilursull v. as dressed in stout outing clothes suitable lo his journey aiul carried it kinip. sack, blankets in sliawl Strap, simple cooking utensils, corn meal und concentrated foods. His total liigghgc weighed about 60 pounds, beMide winch lie can ii'tl a knife, revolver ami a l!U ri'pi'ating i lllo. I p, n i, ,n ihg Itounoke lie weight .1 about J'-'n pounds ami was in perfect physical couill iion, iinjoy ing the bent ol sptr its, keen lor Hm adventure tlni: laid ahead i nun. lie was a hard as nails and hol over Weight up hi; stood ? feilt J inch es in bis shoes, weil htiiii wiih an erect carrlUgeJ ami tin; iip pauruuen ol ruggedhess. lav? ing as In- hail lor many yearn an outdoor life, Ins clean .shav? en, youthful BiurdiuOaS) would not lead un,- in believe that hi) w.ta -In years of age. With his tloriil completion, bldti eyes, SUNDAY SCHOOL AND EPWORTH LEAGUE INSTITUTE FOR WISE COUNTY METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH. SOUTH APPALACHI A, AUGUST 17-18 9 A. M. CENTRAL TIME Devotional Kxcrcises Enrollment ol Delegates Organization The Itelulii.n i,f I'nstors niul olliiir Oflicors tu tin- Succi:-.s of it Siunlav Sehojl It. i r II Sin-ltoii ami his .Sunday Scluml Sii|m-i i'tU?nili'iil ClrenltSu.-ei-.is in Sim.lav School Work lint 1 I. St nullity anil Iii-. S.Ia> Srlusil s<i|n-i iiiiondcht-. Hie Kiuictiun ef the-Sunday-Schixd Kot r W. lieun, ami Ins Sunday Sclitsd-Superintendent, Address liy Uev. s. S Buyer, Sunday Helmut Field Sec ol llolston I (onferonco LUNCH 2 P. hi. CENTRAL IIME U).voiHihtil exorcises! Ojieuiiig and Closing Exercises Itev. s E. Urtittoii and hi-. Sunday School Siipt, i ii.- ui./. -I i lasses Whyi Uev ' E I'ulilterand his Sunday School Supl It cents, l'!i.-n Use niul Value, Itcv E I.. McConnell and hlsSundav Seh.-.l Ktipt Sunday Kclnsd I lay and Other Social Functions Itut V\ It Briggs uitil his Sitnduv ScIukiI Sunt Ilm iv.-. et Needs iKuaail 'I"tilde) Uev s s Buyer The Teacher's Meeting Um il U Hart and Uev. .lohn Strudloy 7:45 CENIRAL TIME NiCIIT SESSION S>tUs Meeting Uev. S S. Buyer. U-v. .1. M Carter Miss .lean Crawford 9 00 A. M. CENTRAL TIME K.. Km..linnin ul Delegates, Organization I hr Departments I ii" N'.vd nt Mbfe League' (al DeMiti.iiial De|iaftiueiii (li) Literary Department ir) Social Department nil Misiloiltiry Department 1.1 1 harity Und licit. Department Council Itauiii-ti Meeting. Membership How to Organize and .Start a League [iiii Function Ol the Epworih League Disiiict Organization LUNCH Mice Uriice, Dili. Sect ApiKilachiu League Norton League Big Stun.- Gap Lejlgiie Htoncgn League 1 oiii's Creek League lt..t F It Sbeltoh Win. Trig Miller Kov. .1 P, Hi nt.hi Miss Ali. c Bruce .?:00 P. M. CENTRAL T.Mf Devot I The II I,unit ..I t UlupUtgUt Superintendent. Covering tu ? Kiel 1 (Njew W..rk) Masic ami HtK'k> reaching Methods Missions "itb Siiinlay Col lections County Organization .I In oul .Uev. M A Steven-.,.,, Uev 1". I. McConnell Miss .lean Crawford, Uev. W H. Briggs Uev .1 I- Bentoh, Hot F. B, Sbelton Uev. J. M. Carter, Conference Miss. Sec 7I-I5 F. M. CENTRAL TIME Ma>s Meeting _ Itcv. .1. M. Carter, S. S Buyer, Miss .lean Crawford Similar Institutes will be bold at Jonesville, August 15th und IlSth, and at Gate City, August tilth and SOtb. light hair ami regular features he is un unusually line looking man, with a friendly smile ami a manner at once frank, engag? ing and winning He isude-j scnniltint ol a'well known old New York City family by whom a reward has been offered for information leading to his whereabouts. CHRISTIAN ENDEAVOR NEWS NOTES Vesper Service. A Uiiioil VeBper Service tout door song ami prayer service) of all the Christian Kndonvor Societies of Wise county, will be held near Bnatrighl's store in Powell's Valley, next Friday evening, August uili. at liill? o'clock. The speaker for thisl service will he Mr. Watanahe, I a Japanese student for the mm-1 istry in Uiiiou Theological Sem? inary, Richmond, Vn. While] this is it meeting Culled espe? cially for the members of the] 0. K. Societies, all those \\ ho lire interested in the great ques lion of Foreign Missions, the work of ihoCliristian F.ndouvdr Societ y uoumg young people, or who are just out tor a drive are invited to stop unit unite in tins service Mr. VVaiunnbu iltiee not usk any reiiiiiiierntion for his services but an offering for foreign missions will be taken .Members of the l'resbyieriun | church society who have cars, have very kindly offered t? take those members who do bot have their own means of transporta? tion He at the Presbyter in ii church at 6:4? if you wish logo Provision for transportation will he made Onl) for ineihUors of the society . If it. rains this meeting will he held ill I hi) Preshv toriiih church, tit Pig Stone Uttp, Iii the above time. Christian Endeavor Count) i nlon, Al this Vespol He l vice plans will he presented for furiiiing a Count) Christian Kndenviu Uilinu, the purpose of which will be mutual helpfulness ami lo create a spun of ein ist i in ff llnwship and good will. "In diiiou i li< i ii is streng l I? SUNDAY AUDI DEN I S 11 >>> Sulh;r> Kruken Leg Willis < i i wfoi ,1,7 \ mir Old son ni Iir unit Mrs ii || Naif, of Kiio.XVille, win, together with his mother ami lit lie brother have been here f ir sev end weeks visiting at Hie home of Ins grandparents, Mr and Mrs .1 M Willi-, was thrown fruiii a puny Sunday afternoon at the hall park ami ohe of I he bones of his right leg was f nur tu red just below the knee, lie was rend red lira! uiil trein' iiieut by hi Karl Sleehr who llll|iponed to he ut the park at the lime und Inter rejuovod in the home of his grandparents (iirl injured In Aulu Accident V\ bile drivibg in Ihn vall.-y in a Fiird Sedan Sunday alt r no,in Miss Thulma liowell happened to a serious llilloino niie accident Hear the HI tin Spring school house. Miss Cat run, who wim driving, in some way lost control of the car ami it ran into a telephone post and threw the occupants nut, Hie windshield breaking to pieces aleI a piece of glass plofceil Miss Dowell's throat culling a large gash which caused bloiitl to tlow profusely, the cut our rowly missing the main tirtor) Miss CulrOII escaped iinilljilreil and pussersby brought Miss Do w?ll to Dr. Oiliher's olilbe here whore she was given med icial treatment. Shu is reported us gelling along all right now. Mrs. Akens Injure,!. Mrs Ii. I) Akens, of Cadet, fell with ii water pitcher in her hand at home Sunday nfier noon and pieces of iiruki n glass severed un tilery ill her wrist which canned much bleeding, A physician WUS hurriedly called ami rendered necessary medicial treatment. Auto Collision. Morgan Anderson's touring car colliedeil . head nil with a large touring car from Appal i Chill on the pike al the ,-WIIll Ulillg hole lu re* Sunday alter noon which resulted III Ander? son's car being badly mashed up in the front, but none of (hi occupunts were injured. Young Men's Club ShoiiM be Reorganized and Help Push Business in 1 his Community. The ?niiihcrlaiid t'nigressive, in its hist issue ha- llio following tn say nl ihr Voting .Men's Club, .?I ili^ St.me Gail, vvllit'll it I- dull" tin iiuinenso amount of good in helping build up the I'ouiiniiuity. This nrgiiiti/ittiiin should lie kept aetiye aiiil wo woiihl like tn -<?.? ii reorgitilized .m l (jot behind Iii.. I.nil.lino movement in the lovvii tiiitl irnininuliity. It can bo of inestimable a-i t.iur... The I'rogressivl! in it? article says : "Mr. Oeorge Taj lor, president .it' tin- Youilg Moil's i 'lilh, i- inak iiig plan- tu reorganize tin- club and with tli.. spirit nf i'o-oporii linn abroad iu th.. land litis live organization, through whose ef? forts (he hosiery plant u.i- hn'tlt ml in Hig Sinuc <iap and the ion, nun, ooii gallon reservoir, whnh will I u in i -11 in adi-ipi ate I water -uppl\ 1'iir th.- liiwn for years tticoiiie, has beeil coiistrnet ??I hii; .ii I lui iirsi nil .n t- to lie lah. it lip h\ the Rig ii- I.t ? ?r- t- tin- inure Indues iuovoineui which the chili has mail.- several hlVoifs I,, nil... There -nein- tn he i w ide appl'tiiV ill ul the idea nl' a . intiit. \\ i.|.. ell'Oi I to get ..me Nett \ brk insurance inoiiev ltill I hi < can doubt le - I.a-il v ariaiiged for it gniiif liter iu one big cotitil v iilforl I In- iui'lte'iise ...id i.nice* iu ilii- Virginia Kent inky li.-hl 1.1 h i -U lip Sllt'll investments make- the financing nl liOines in Wise I'nunl y |'ti'ob!. ably ntie nl' the ? tie I and liiosl pr.nni iti^ Holds I'm this kind of. capital in ike wh.d.. I . S. A. fsl it lioi i .lu v Wise . .ini.l v ett'i -.ii- .nie I,. Wall -11. . I capital i l.i -Itnu the in I hi- ..pp.it l unit > '.' ??Then; is no unesiiiiii about the iiuti lesoiilee- in tin' Rip Stiiue I i tp seetioil and iouie .I n it \\ ill he .in..lie r RiiiOiugh mi. ?? Tie' three ui.mi factor.- in the nun i.lu-lri at" nil hit.' and ideally located froin a uiniiuiac lurihg -laiiilpoial I he t jiai hii nili> side, lite lime |i|i|h in lh. iiinhlh- and irlni ore on 11.ther. ?-1 Ine n|' the things ill which everVa'it izen "!' tlie <lap i - inter e-le,'l ii, i- the IjOg Ihtolioh lligil iiiiv inn.i Kims v ill.- tn lioiilou ivllii'll .1. W. I halkley i- lea.line in, ami the one Iii lit i iild \N In, III Mr. liA'iuC i- lei,lino. Th.--.- twii highways ii.' being urged by the! eiti/e'tis generally thmn.'?'? ,,, j I In - sflet ii in. i in! v r ?? nl! v -nine I act i.ui ha - 1 leu taken. Mr. I 'halklev ha- had tin- Kimwille and snrlmi leader- tngelhef ni l Miijoi Stuart aiid Kill Wren have been i.. IhiUield rallying theiu follows Itlele. ??'ieni^e P.. j'aylnr and freed Rlaiifoil ate in hearty en-npera I illii tt Ith .Ml. Ill me and I he Natural Tllliliel I'ouli*. "With the reorgaiiizalitiii iff! the Yiitmy Men'- Cluli it Iii thought to insure the , |,, ,- ,l kind 1.1' ,',! nperatlnll nil 111.--.- Iwo highways and both Kitowille and Bristol join with US in this umve in, i,l and when tin- f.",ii,inio,oiiii State hi.ml I- III id.' )? i-Slble there will he im iinestiou about the money to m.ike one real through highway froin tin- south to the iiurlh a- inndi in as uiiy in the I . S. A. ??There i-; -nine talk nt' organ? izing a Kiwaiil- i'liih I'm Hig Stone .ii lead df reorganizing the ijlub, hut thi- is not meeting with the approval it Wlia Imped it would. ??Alter i'i.'ii i:iti/eil ha- had an opportunity tn gel his shoul? der to the wiieel, then il aiav he the proper thing In try the Kiw inns i 'tub." No doubt the trade gotigora are intensely ainu/e<l at Score tary Hoovor. lie has threaten? ed them with prosocutiou. Billy Sunday Club Heid Regular Weekly Meet? ing in School Auditorium Sunday Afternbon. Tho regular weekly meeting of the Billy Sunday Qluh was held in the School Auditorium on Sunday afternoon al throe o'clock, with the president of the unit, Mr. K. T Carter, pre. siding. After a song service and pray, r and the readme; of the by laws of the County Club, the matter of Intimi perfecting the organi/.ion of ihn unit hero was taken up and in addition to the membership coiiuuittoo which was appointed l ist Sun? day the following committees were appointed: Ktiiortniniiimil (Jonnnittoe ? K H Alsover, Ch.ntnaii. W 11 Wren and .1 U Taylor, Kxti'nsion Cninuiiltcc t)tirt Slousnr, Ch lirmuir, .1 I). KogOrH m l W T Good loo. fellowship Committee I M. i loodloc, Chairman; ,I S liain bleu and t i I. Taylor, Public All' iirs Cmmitt ??? In W. A Itnk. i. i lliairiutiii; In W. ii IMiuler and C 0. Long Publicity Committee ii N. Knight, Chairman; IL L. Sul fridge und .1 w. Rush. Mtisic 1 'nimmt I ee 1'' II IvUlg Chairman, win. will appoint ill his own selection from two to ii v.. members. It was decided unit the meet? ing for the remainder of August will he hold in the Baptist CliUcrli on Sundays nil ihren o'clock; except on next Sunday when liier? will he no mooting of the unit, as tin. Cttnnty Club will Meet in regular monthly session al Norton at thai Hum and it is ex peete I i |in I all mem? bers who ean pOHKibl) ltd so will al lend this meeting The unit here has ulioady about lift y members, an I 1 i t In ill.et I llgs progress i! isexpecteil ill it the no ni'no-ih ip v ill v row r.t.a.ily. I In -o me -tings w ill hoof great value in the eiim liiuiiilt if the cburoh mi a of the loWII W|li gel hehllld I belli .tili in d:?? 11: in i success, unit .. i belli". ,? t hey win Bool leggers Captured i 'i, last Thursdjiv llngh iiovd niiiilie.i \l i or llorslo^ ,,l this plnce 'I' il the eon til.ior on a Sinthern freight train ihivi two nu ll gel oil In- I rain ill t he g:iji a Uli lw,, kegs of u In l:e\ . I'olS l.ii men Marshal Heidi, V. ?ilaud Kelly and I'. II. Kennedy were - ni lo search lor the tvhiski y, 111 ? I found .lie four e lilOii keg and arrested W. M. Neal who Mas identified as.f the iiieti who had the .vhiskcy. lie was tried before the inuynr and lined live huniiilred dollars and six month- in jail. i in Friday in,,, line I'nlii t'litaii Boyd was at Wit ? and saw Nettl talking lo We-s II .lunett The mayor pi.1 Nelsi Collier at Stoiicgu to bring his blood Inniiids and the po!i emeu g,.t on tin- trail and found mother live gallon keg and ilrrl'Sled We-s Hobllietl and i m ill by tun name of W.bh with buckets, bottle- and jug- near the keg. The two prisiuuers were lintlnii over tu the next circuit court in live hundred dollar bund- each. The two blood hound did g.,,,,1 work and w ill be used again when n.led. Bass (iiven Live Years. Henry Bass wan Convicted for involuntary minsluught.'- lagt, week at court at Wise dud -viih given live years iu the peniten? tiary. It will be remembered that Uiiss, while driving a car one Sunday last winter bet w.-en Big Sinne Gap and Appal,iclnu, while shooting promiscuously, < shot u man walking along the 'road by the name of Hicks, of < K ingsport, Tumi., w ho died in u few minutes. The fact that you do not un? derstand your neighbor at nil does not worry him in the least. I Vou huvo bis sympathy. .