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The Big Stone Gap Post.
()L. XXIX BIG STONE GAP. WISE COUNTY, VA.. WEDNESDAY. AUGUST 17. 1921 No. 33 Build Now Prominent Architect Says Conditions Arc Most Favorable. Mr. 1?. B. Mc?eckin, a pmmi architect, ivlio recently In ii,-!] in Big Stone Chip tind vyhii . ping in rinse loucll with (iiiditions in tin'-* section, writes ending business cinilit inn as ? ?There every reason In ox ... i ?, jiir^ge building prog rum at Ihis fall ainl winter', il,. tn ihe increased ? nniiilnnce ,. jig business ineti llnil the li in-ial crisis has been safely ,. , ,|. freight ililiiciilttes s4l l>. i. tin- supply nl' ceinpel ehl ,1. r mil lie- partial decline nI' i i building material-. havi< || .i,ii il>tiIucl to this npt iinitfl i. it litie in hiiihling circles, Only l i\ uihihle sources hi' I sir lwhii; money lor building pur it reasonable rales remains . , I iiii|rii. tn I In- tcali/.aI ion I tin- hmne building hopes nl |?- in.iny w ho have fell Until \ lui housing shbrtagd Which ll:is r, railed. Ueliel t< in sight j il ?.i. idl'orts hiiiv being iiiade lb : res I certain crijiitiilisls iiml ru'titees nl limits in the subject : housebuilding luaiis llleets any ,? i nil- ul' -urci-ss. Tb,- fa ii- .it miiiiiilg at high i nsl ami pOS^i air v "i prices declining in I he , i,i ? ha- deterred many rroin iitiiierliikiug tiny hiiihlihg projects uvccjililig Midi inj ain vitally itn |>?rat IVO or unavoidable. Tin - ) jiildiiig nl many a h?hte, loudly ilrcauu d over and iinli'itl ly do ?icl. lias been held in abeyance iii'iiihng tin' long hoped for Ire tun, In "lim iualcy.'' i'Nij otic kiiows bettor limit ilki iiiiliileei whal these ahati I plans mean, 11 i in the i i revenue In tin- hiiihlinu Industry ; | in the loss tn tin il di n elnpmeul tif t ho cuh'i^ ju|liiiy : i :ii in thn In-- nl real liajipiners and sntisl'actimi tn the f.uiiily and tu tin- individual, tin- pity uf it lies in the fiilil tint tin- Kondition caiihol be uurid hy waiting, because "I the i).i|iipelliiig fact that Ihere is lio o'iii alien in tin- steady increase <l ilie population, while the "I livtir GOIKtiuU I.ics .rasing, ?? I i.' i1 has prevailed a genei i: uiiprossinii that priru- uf hui tili.tb and the rust uf lahm ?uiiilil go dowiij but authorities l'-ll ti- ni)\\ that prices will not li' lowered in any exleni ih.it ill I ?iii ran I I hose w In ? eon ii<- building in wailing for I'lii eveli In years for prosper lue low m price, and being do 1 ol tin- use of iheir build II dufilin Ihn time. ' If I tili ! iSI ' in In- cited as a gliilie I'uf r i ;it hi I-, and I In- predict inns "i the authorities can be relied -! is ft.I business in build 1 w Iniiiiudialc use w ill more tlrali i'dl'sel any savings illiticipat: > I- ihtiiild jinees decline a little. " 'Biiild a ijoine Nu\v,' i i lie ?;'"i A lin li, if lived up tn, w ill I the individual and ihe *'l'idt! cuiiiiiuiiiity. I i very uue ivhii i- inter ''led (and who uf us is not in ' 1 )b d'ij in this problem lend ivery Ihoaiis of hidp In those 1 l?iri|ed citizens wliii l> lye lud iIh- vision (if t'Oihihiiiiity i; i ? i -i> , and are zealously '?'??'i-n.g I.ake that vi-imi a M'ty. Lei im personal jealouS " ' Iii adverse criticism intm n-n ?'i<ll their etlurts. It is easy 1 in knock iind pull down aiid tleslroyj hut constniclive eT ? - hard work, and is often "'?appreciated. The community c?? only grow through il" leyali utiselli-h. systeiiiatic " i?l public-spirited citizens, ''' uiily reward may l.i- in sharing in ||,U general improve ""?"i attaiiied.V Soiiie people are sn busy tel lnK others what, to do they ' lTl " . tiino left in which to dutlioao tluugB themselves. Contract Let For Heating New School Building and Reheating (he Old One. The contract wnalei last weak by I ln> school hoard to it, p. Leo nurd io install a now Hienm Imming H) Htctu in tho public school building iti thin jihiee. Tins building which his h ,<| ;, hoi an HVHti'in of healing in a very hi ig,. i.trticturii ami ihn heating nas hover been ? itis factory ami the hoard has very wisely decided ici replace; it ?in> a more modern system. I In hoili i i hal I'm nislies the heal l"i tliis building will ilso heal tin- n. w building 1 ' ,"' eri'i;ii'ii, th ? i- htr.iid flir which iyill I, ? hu within a eery abort lime. Mr. Leonard's contract ealla ftVi 'the In a tint; of Ilm new nun.nog as well as the old one. 'I'll., contract price for the |wd tin I Iti i HK-->, ??>?? underslaml, is a Intl.- more than si\ thmisaml Work on I lie new system for lie' i.l.l building will coillUleuce at once, ami it i- In,pc<| to have Ilm plumbing work inlheschool rooms iloiltj llefore school com? mences in Sepletnlier, aiid the imtiro system will Inj ready hy (lie time In .1 is needed thin lall U. I). C. Entertained. Mi- .1 II. Hag} was the host. ess Ol t he Vo| , ?.l?.?j?>) ItblO llleet un; ol lie United I laughters of l he i 'onfeilei ics at. her homo m lliiho.leli last Wednesday after noon. Iii.- president, .Mrs. (j. ().\ (Jdchruu, heilig absent, Hie vice piTsiilcui, .Mrs tie.uge I. Tuyiji mr, ilpeneil tiie mooting; and uf n i me roll.call culled for re? ports of the various ollieers. The treasurer, Mrs h C Wolfe, reported that there was a hal-, ,u. nl ji'.l I!) in the treasury. Mrs II A, Alexander reported -he ha.I a large iltliilher of Clip, i. ?? ol the im ik "Women of the South" hy Malhi'W Lage An . I tows -till on hamI at her home at St.mega winch the Daughters ol llmCoiifoiloracy could obtain at i In- special price of ; 1 Bi), Next came the elect ion of of-1 liceis i.u the ensuing year. Up on a motion being duly made ami seconded, all the present ,,Dicer- w.re ll hihi i ii ii itiisly re elected tor tin- coming yehr. I'ln?> in?? Mis <\ f. L'ticlirau, President; Mrs. lieorgo L. i'iiy lor. \ ie. -president; .Mrs Sully ? ,\. Hatiev, '.iinl yice-jireaident: ( Mrs I? 0. Wolle, treasurer; Mrs .1.1, MeCormie.k, registrar; Mr- Malcolm Smith, historian, in.I Mrs. I'l. l I. Tm> , corn spoudiug Hijcrelary Tiie annual on el tilg ..I the chapters of III. Ulilleil li.night. i - of the ( on lederacy Of t he ?tat.- i\ ill he lie hi in" i li:i.dier at the ,ii 11.i ? -ion II..lei in Uiclimonil Mrs Oof! t'ochtan ami Mis Ft. .1 I.. Thijj Vi el e elected .I.'legates to loprem ut the I'.tg SifUitl < iap l.'huptc i Mi i. Male Im Sum ii, tiie his tnriaii, bad prepared an unusual g.ioil program lor this meeting, combining the .Inly ami An gllsl programs, Father Iis an, one oi im- p... I- oi the south being the main topic. Follow? ing is the program: itl-.u im- Sketch nf I.He ..t l utlier Uyrnt Mrs 11, i Wolle p.,, ?i stwiiril of Ifoueri K lit Mis i red I. I my \ Solo It I l..?.is Could S|,. j|. Miss Juliet Knight ,',? ,? i'he i '.mipioreil llaiiner Mis II A AluvaUltlur Keioling VVibiililtton " Mis ,1. It Wixuipler V.,,- ,1 S-ilo lt.- Wi-ii Prime .Mi-. ll.ov.-y brown Pol lowing the program, .Mrs. ilag>. assisted by Airs. Troy, aer veil a I rot-ten salad course aUll bot collce lo tin; tollowiug: McHdtlllicri Malcolm Smith, II A Alexander, J. A. fjiliuer, lit,,- Nickel?, <?. U. Long, J. L McUorinick, .1. B. Wiimpler, |i f. Wolle, Sain .Mcl'liesnev, tins Motiser, (1 L. Taylor, lieu i v I.. Lam-, Fred L, I roy, liur \', \ HroWii ami gm-si, Mi.-s Kl vu TUtu, of Auni.-ioii, Ala , ami .Miss Juliet Knight iMrs. II A. Alexander invited tho chapter to meet with her at hor ho. in Stonoga the third Wednesday afternoon in ticp teinber in place of the ??-?Olid VVeduoaduy. METHODIST CHURCH CAINS 100 MEMBERS Results of Billy Sunday's Campaign are Being l i lt al Norton and that Community. Norton, Va . Aug. 13- The Billy Sunday Campaign bought to tho Method im church >>f Nor. ti>n, of which Uevi j. K. Itouton is pastor, nimmst (i hundred new memburfl .I it new life and uplift in even department, Considerable ilitlioulit y has been ex pi rinuced by the Sun tiny seb.ml lenders tit) a result of the clnRses having complete, ly ontgriiwn their quarters l.'laus will ii,. rapidly worked out t,. ii.t the situation The tlltllculitics ne heing pnrtly met by hoi.hug classes in near by dwellings ami olllces. Dr ? I I. t'tlM his turned his OIHCO neurhv ?'vor t.m of the eliissi s, Tin- Missionary Society1 bus Inken mi renewed life ami will grapple with all of the Social ufe ot the chinch with a for vent zeal. Tint life and inter? est ol the young people will be sedulously considered ami eVerv etTnri will he made to blind them closely to their church ami t hei r iMusftU I'lnliH ne now heilig imttitred by the Biianl of Stewards t.i hold u reception fur new mem? bers, which is expected to lie i most enjnytibln tiil'air Plans in- also maturing lor the build? ing of tin- new church, which project has been greatly uoeler died by tee.nt events This plan enmprebends Um building 1 of tin' Sim,lay Seln.nl depurt-| nicht, t In- win I; to began im? mediately The picture uf the proposed building will he placed on exhibition in the near tu t tire Tlie Hilly Sunday Campaign was worth all il c ist our church ami inliilitely more Tune caiiiibl tell the results hut. eternity only I lie .Methodist church is renewed, invigorated, like n runner keen hier?, with loins giiile t li t [In- i ace. BET'l ERMEN I CI.UB The Highland Tail; Bottor II lei it I 'lull I ne l at the lug cabin Monday, August -Hi at J p m Completed pillow- casus >voro turned in. I'lans worn iilude for building a lircplncn ami completing tlie new addition; The clith difcideil In offer the use of the club-house for stor? ing old clothing I'm- the char tliosi, The members of the club will mend nllclntbing ami have in readiness to he disbursed by the Associated < mantles. Those il tending were Mesilaines Nun Smith,Wt A Bichitrds?n, M K tielkin, .1. C. Moore, .). I' l'e-1 ton, Charles Klliolt, VA'iz? h'rety. Misses Anna Hound*, hanesline Moore, Miiitie Burko, I.ilia Moore .tint .lane Morgan. Refreshments were served. The I.. .V N Uniterm it I <'Inn liiut at the I 'ommiiini v HouisTi, August ti at .! p. m. I'luiis were I made for adding new articles tn the loan rjlosi t w hieb in I lie j future will be kept at Kelly "s store as it is more accessalile there. KaCh member decided |lo make (wo gingham iiprond by the next meeting. Thiiee aprons w ill bo sold for the hen j .-lit id the club t Those unending wen- Mos Idames Trig; Garrison, M A. Mn laoey, II. T. Z' jip, Trav. Davis, Mary Voting, Misses CioO.SIlol' ton, Litla Sholtbii and J lite Morgan. Dr. J. II. Hagy oi Imhoden Nominated, The dClegiltes elected ill tile Keptibiioiau mass meeting held in Norton, June for the pur? pose of nominating a candidate to represent WiHe anil Qickeh soii counties tu the legislature, met in Si. I'aul,Saturday, Aug Olli ami uoiriinutod Dr. .1 II llngy, of Imbbdeit, to represent Wise and Inckonson counties in llie next general iinseiubly. I >r. Ilagy was nomiituted without opposition. A large delegation attended bulb from Wise and Dickeiison. free advice is generally worth iiu mure than it costs. BAKER-WILLI A MS. A wedding of interest to the niany friends of tlio bride nt?d groom ?ras tlm marriage of Fred Allen [inker and Minn Minnie Kvelyn Willintntt on Monday afternoon, August tho eighth, at tlio home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mm .1. B. Williams, at this place. Only Ilm immediate family wohi present to witness tlio ceremony, which was perform cd by Itiiy. James M. Smith in Urn parlor before an improvised alter of fonts, tho impressive ring ceroniouy being itsod The bride was becomingly at. tired in a bountiful traveling suit of blue tricotlne with ac? cessories to mutch. After the ceremony a ttulici oils course of sand v\ tele s, sal ad. dainty toe cream wedding hells anil cake was served hv MosdlUHK Hugh Williams, K. N Williams and .Misses Mae Wil Hums, relatives of the bride, ami Tliclnia Kennedy. Immediately utter the course the bride ami groom toft for an extended trip to Washington, Baltimore and Not folk, ami upon t licit i? ? i urn. August tie ISth. will he al home at I'M Wehl Iili Street, Charlotte, North < 'iirolina. The bride, who is an attrac? tive ami accomplished young holy of unusual ability, is the ? laughter of Mr. and Mrs. .1 I'. W illiuniH, of this place, [for 'ho past three years the brldu has resitled in Charloti". N. t' . where she holds a responsible position in the otllco of the (Joinnlericul Superintendent of the Southern Bi'll Telephone and 'Telegraph Company, ami while there bus made a host of friends who join in wishing tier ill the luippihesH possible Mr. linker is a promising voting business man ol unusual character. Ho is a native ol North Carolina, having been burn and roared in King's Mountain, where be has a laigo number of friends and relatives'; lie was educated nl the North Carolina A and M College, West Uiileigb, N. C , ami lifter graduating in Liectricnl Kiigiii ? ?, no... in ivii',, he began vorji with tiie Sotuhern Ii. I. ami Tolegi'ii|ib Company, w i t Ii w litnn he Ii is I.n emu. el ed i"i tiie |ni?i live i earn; und now holds a position in 11.(lieu of the Division Kilgilleer of fins 1-.? innnn\ at Charlotte, Whore be has he. u I,mm:,-,I lor the pa-t two \ i itra. Will Move Family to Big Stone Gap. Mr. W It. i liify, will move his futility tu Big Stone t lap the last ol this week-, or the lirst of next. They will occupy their now residence recently coiji. pleteil in Dig sione It i onilentt.I that Mv. t lety will remain us superintendent nl the I'ri'sb v torian Sum I iy school here, which is in a ihillrshiug condition, ami would have -.11 (a med a sei mils loss if he bad rn signeil. It I-, with relnct'incc tiiat the people give Mr I Ifej and bis estimable I imilv up as cili/.eiiH of Appalachia, bill it is only a short ilistance, ami Big Stone will be a part of Appulu. ciiia some day ami we win all be as one lug family in the best ami lines' en v in the World, - IVogrenaive. ' Mr Otuy has built a nice little cottage m ir 1 he hall park ami tin- people of the 1 lap glad ly welcome him ami his fainii) back to nur midst again Mr ( Key is Uliiol Clerk of 1 lo- 1 'en trnl Supply Company at Andov Bankrupt Notice. In tin- Uialrlot (.\iuri ..1' tbo United ?tite? 1,11 tin- Western District ..1 Vii giui ? In bankruptcy. In the (natter of 0,1,11 \V Klliott, ttaukriipt IN It.VNKUl I'll V Ii. the creditors of Otlen \V Klliott. of Appa'laciiia, in the euunty of Wise; mil district atiJtiiaiul, a bankrupt. Notice o hereby given thai On th.- I'.'th ?lay of July, A i> , I'.UI, Hi. Bald (Men W Elliott was ihily adjudicated bank' nipt, mil tint llii- lirst 111. . ting ol his dreilitun will be bald at .no > 10 Kit goie-Astou buitdllng, in Nerton. Va . on the 3Tth day ol August, A, l> I tri I al 11 O'clock In the roreiioon, ?I which lime tlio aaid eteditora niay attend, prove tbolr clahus, appbiul .1 Ifuatee, examine tin' bankrupt and trana?ct auch ullier busi? ness aa may properly eonte before laid meeting! * 1 hin August I.I. (321. .Olli N III dU.lt I s KefeiM m Bankruptcy, Noriou. Va. Ball Game Tho Uonhnin, Ky., bitae ball Irani visited l?g Stone (.laplust Thursday and defeated it picked team froth Wise County in a vory onesided game by the score of ii in i. Thii locals made their lotto tally in the eighth inning on Ariiotto'H three base hit and a single hv Ciphers while (he Visitors hit the hall bard and made Scores utmost it will. The Itch limit team is umler the munnguiueut tif .litckson who is well known in this sec tiiiii, having played in tbot'onl field League t wo >. are, ?>t her will known players with this team were Cutler, hVhuor and Koley whocoinpii-e an organ? ization ttiat is hard to heat Reese Stradlcy Hurt in Accident. Ueece. the 1 Ith sear son of Kev. and Mrs. I' I. Slradley, of this place; w as seriously in? jured about lh" head ami face in a bicycle accident yesterday evening nhotll si\ n'clork while lie and bis hrnihei. I'.ml. and Huh.tt Jones win. returning from the hall game til Big Stone .lap 11 .in the boys were near the S inthern os ??! head bridge Canning Inward Appalaelna when a large .'1 Ion jCti truck I'ame in sight and in making way f-u it in p i-- yuuiig btrtld ley ran iiltii a rut and w as thrown from tin- bicycle he w is riding, into a pile id rocks re. suit inc. in sevei il cuts mi t In face and bad brus.-s mi (he hark af (he head He was taken Ii I '.ii; St iiinl I i ap for t lea I in en I nid later bought I.te He re III lined nur..11-, imls all las lliglit I.ill appeal ed much bill I' tddii) Imh'peniliuil. in es '-Ills t he tttlt em of the ho cost of any (hing. Attend Conference at Kn?xville. Kov, K. A Shugan. presiding elder of tin- Big Stone (Jap District, was among the presid? ing elders wlio attended the Conference ol Layman last Thursday morning at Kno.x villu in the Church Street M, K. .Church. This cohferenco was held for the purpose of awaken, ing new interest in the Cenlen ary Missionars movenient and a inert* thorough understanding of plans for carrying on tins work in its relation to the Christian tCducutioti inoveineht. The following ministers form? erly nt the Hap were present at this meeting. Kcv \1 I*. IJari of Bluotii Id. W. Vol., Hifjir. .1 SV. Katier, of Chattitiioogn, Lev K II Cltssid ty, Of Morns, town, Tenn ., Wov. I I*. Martin, of Abingdon, educational sec retary for llolston Conference, anil Hev .1 M . t arter, Holsten Conference missionary secre? tary, who presided (hiring the DAVIS-FEE I'm. S. T. Davis, ,.t Hom Hill. V i., atiii Mi-- ley iljtnetle Feu, of Kudu, \'a.. were ijuitely iniirj l ied at the hoill. Ml. and Ml-. F, V. Vanghan, on Tuesday evening, of this week. Mr. Dayis i- a teacher by profus ioli, and \\ ill he principal of tin- I- lal ssond- High S. hnol, ,liinne the coining session. Mi- h'eo is an alt tie I ivo young I l ly of pleudld a. eoliipll-h nienls, having been a furtum pupil nf Mr. Davis. This hippy couple lefi li t evening on No. 'Jt i. W e join, with I .heir host ol friends, in wjshiuj? them a long and hippy lite, as they journey haul in hand, along t In- wa \ . I-. N. Wolfe, ,,f the Christum Church, oilic.il.mI. ? Appal tchla Independent. Many a big gun politically is a small lipre morally. Have Your Furnaces Repaired Good Grates and Daiiiper Doors Save Labor and Coal I will have an Expert Plumber and Steam Fitter with me in a few clnys h,rd expect to contract big jobs a:; well ;is small ones. You Will Save Money by Fl?ming Willi Us B. F. LEOiMARD What Becomes of the It it goes into a bank or into an investment for your maintenance in the later year -, of life, you arc wist; also fortunate. II it is frittered away from day to day you are unfortunate now, and you will be oven more unfortunate when old age overtakes you. A savings account starts you right and keeps you going. It also gets you there. The First National Bank Bi;4 Stone Gap, Virginia BUY YOUR COAL FROM THE Wise Supply Company ?? Black Mountain Egg Coal i $6.00 PER TON