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OL. XXIX
BIG STONE GAP. WISE COUNTY. VA.. WEDNESDAY. AUGUST 24 1921
No. 34
onion to
Knoxville
Highway
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nliiiliiy urn trolil .l.-i.l..
',. 1'ikeville, I'ri--li.nl.in ::.
lihvilii) .hi.I Louiflil.
VI ii , (iii|i-r.;in:u held .inly ?-'.">
i., jiriinliiliTii ni I lnv high" >>
Ii? Sit,mi i iatV, V irgiiilii, ni
i, v. i'i ,- present. Tliuuiiii- -I. I
,-. ? li.in in.in >.i ili,' Irigliu ity,
M. V . Kngi-r, ,,i Uogiir vilie.,
? W. (.?Iiuikii'v nml K. K.
ir'li ..t Hi,.' Sii.in- <!ap| I
All. a iiui.l I-'. Hi Klilie, ..I
ii hi.,I t In- |nllili?lii'r ol' I In
il'.i,!ti;in Trade .1 on r ? in I. Ii
ili'i-nlVii t<> mill ii l.iini, l> ill I
. i ^r, .Hl^ |,| || Mill illjjj';
lllll- gh Ulif it ;||l i'll.Stl'lll 1
hi,I i.I.l a brauch li.'in
Springs t,. M irristiiwn, liinl
'I i nil., .iii.l A -lii'villi',
iiiiliis. Ai li..- |.n-,'iii liiiic,
lar a- ? .? Uinivi,, I hero i- im
? 'i unk liiglnv uy running
il, und Koutlt bei vvoeii i 'iinin
I irom u liicli I In- I )i n i,' i-tiii.
In Kiloxville iiinl Wash
linin w liicli i nn several
'?ii' ri'ni r?ihitlioni points.
Il"- highway i- thus slriilt-fiji
j,V l'"-lt,-,| ill jnsil Itlilllll III,'
1,1 ii-l iii... between Uiuciii
II '? I U iisliingtoii tn nii'itrd ;i
? !'i hoi Iii ami south loiii
"'id Irallio trunk lino.il
' ?ig .Sandy Im- carved a iia
>i roou? /or a great part of
I'igliwajV'wIiile convenient
?- allow ii to go Hi rough the
'I'alachiuiia into V irgiuia, Teh
"?'<?' "i<l North (Jaroluia.
highway traverse!! u woii
'iiil touiitry, rich in natural
Krorces, with au iniineiisu do
velopiiionl a I ready tail just in its
infancy.
'I'lds highway would have a
strung uppeal lb the tourist, (t>r
it was in Rig Si. t;;ll, ,1, ,,
?li'lin l'o\, .1 r., muile his muitii
lain characters, Known and |,,v.
'd l.hrmigj.t tli.' nation, ml
IliH highway would Irtiveiy. the
heat i id' Hie region in which the
- "I lo- I.M .no laid.
I.iti i:lll\ llioiiMih.l-i o|' lour M
111 thf" ."Hi ind clist are \ lit
'" dri> -.nth. over <?.forti
aide I.. , Is, espccihllv in th.- lall
to I'hirida. Kit Teunes'.Tee.Aslie
ville ,.i ..??..., uill leiurii
in i|ie <pring, w liil.i thousands ,.t
1' '? -i in i In- - mill w aul t., glj
"""I' in Ulf -Ummer so that
In u.l
I. ??? '"it \yiii be
value III.I well
i auuii ion lo luting '.I '/real
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old
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Jculiin- in.i i Ii 1.1 and including
i.'iilleil burg, Aslilaml, Ironien
It i phu.I at Ibis e, iil. r
once I.guiii/.c pel iiiitneiiH V,
linauci and name the liig'liWu^ ,
or t" n rahg<L j'o'r ittlni her ^eiicri
al .cling i'..r th it piirp ?so III
I lie mean I il|ie, even bod V inter
e-le,l II) II.e jirujcC.t silultlil IjOllSl
and pu-li il . ? A I'p.il.u lii.io Trail
-loiirii.il.
T?te Convicted
Sentenced to Three Years in
lite Penitentiary for
Manslaughter.
Wise. Vit . Aug. 18.?8. Ii.
I'.iie, oi ICasI Stone l lap, win)
convicted of voluntary man
slaughter ;tad sentenced to t hreO
years in the slate penitentiary.
He was tried upon the charge
of having assisted in the lynch?
ing nl the negro, J. II. Hurst,
who confessed to raping an
aged white worn in near Kent
Keui .(unction some months
ago The verdict places all the
members of this mob in jeop?
ardy, as they were said to Have
been unmasked ami easily rec?
ognized. (Mhor prosecutions
will dotibtless follow as it was a
rather large mob taal lynched
the negro.
11" wood alcohol produces
blindness it would seem that a
lot of people prefer not to see
the light.
Engineer
McCormick
Killed
A in) 1 ircnian Show,liters In?.
jiircd in I>ij> Wreck on
Southern Railroad.
Kngincci IN I' Mc< !nrmick, of
Appalachiti, war. instantly kill
??'I ami hi- fireman, <'buries
Show ,It.ts. ..| l\ ingspol t, was
puiufiilh injured in one of lhe
most <|.sastioiis freight wreck a
that liM\ o occilm-ii on the Soil-;
Ih. i ii Kail wa> for s. v eral |
j oar-, t\ In n tti*t> lost control
of tlteir iruin which consisted
of t wunty steel h ippnt . loa.lc.l
with coal attached to i fi.7 ton
mallei engine, lefi tlie I rack at
Kxeft-r crossing iihotii "no mile]
at.ovo Imhodch Sunday morn-'
tug ai I In ircioitk All hilt live
of the car- jliiiiped the truck
with lie engine pi ling on lop of j
?? liijl othei to ,i i ... isti d m i- nf
i nun. lOugiiiei i Me' 'dj niick '
jmdy wa- found pliiiied lilidijr
nctilh tin- eiigim dnd ii took
? ot kmen aboutisteveh bohr? toI
remove it W hile the lio.lv was
not in Ulgled imlicat jlius were
that il. aid wii* instant! It was
masheil iiiteiiiallj ind aljso
scalded Us steain
The w reck occurred on what
is prohuhL the i h irpcst deelinii
?i any grade on IIiis division
Shortly ill'iei leaving the lop of
Lllil liiouilliilii the crew lost eon
' r.i i he11 11 i i ii I he air In likes
fjtiliiig I., vvnrit an I ihc train
gatherj'd more speed as it del
sci'inleii He guide l-'ireiiiaii
help sei Ii..- bikini brakes ami
was four Co i s i i oiii t he engine
when the m i. I'll occurred lie
was I.mini |..? il lightly I.- .
.let
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extiiii it. .1 lie .-nil' red several
tuuis. - ;ili> ait li|s Irtjid) ami h'gH
lint it is i lone || t his in juries 'will
I! iui el lie ii Silt llleI Mi'
? I e ? ; I
reliable ami popnlat engineers
mi tin Southern I: .ih,m.l iiiid
the fact thai he f. iiiitimil U his
piVst; lining es er\ thing possible
tijjefieck i in- speed .il ins 'Irani
?
would do. M ? < "l inli'k wiiH ,i
Itiiirried in in ami fit od it h his
family al Appalachti, heiiig
survived by . w ifu ,,tid l'oi|i
small i In, In n II,- had i.n
eitiployed hy the Siitlthei n f, i
more lllini twenty yejurti llld
! had heeii handling in i?ugim
for lifieiiu \ ears
Ktri in iii;Shosv alte.i ?? w as ink'
ell to the hospital al St.igi
fiii treatment 11, i- i bt'pthoi
of nui tow m-man, i i t Show
Program
se c otiu l y Vtciijcal Siidel), liol
Nurt?n tssi'inblj Hall, Sixth Flunr,
WWlies?a), tiiftusl 2lili
Milling Callcil at .':.IU
p. in. Sharp.
. Ii. M M.? jii.iui'g i ittpott
I'lin'm ii ..l I'iiniiary I i|s,um-?With
Ii, |MI|i "i |ill|,U.lliVl' < ?s.l?
lir W II. Si i lairl Itlueliehl th,
.???:.. lelllj III' .. .e..ll- .-II II,,' H|
i rati.I i h.il. .' .11 I Mating tvlth
li.iiu.ii.i.i.'.- in,,.is. s
Hi Itriiiuliehl Public Health U
Ep worth League.
1 >ii last Silllda) evening,with
Mr. King as leader, a vurjj en
joyable ?ei V ice was held by I In
KpWiillll League. The sllbpi't
for the evening was the fust
four commandments of the Hi?
ldo. Misses M11. Hostwiek,
Alice Hrilce, K.li/.a Shugart and
Jllliet Knight gave talks on
these. A duet was sung by
Mesiiames VV. II. Wren and
1. C. Taylor.
Mr. Jerome, a representative
of the Kpworth League of Hol?
sten Conference, from Knox
ville, ?nade a very interesting
address to the league on "Why
1 am a Leaguer," There were
thirty-tit e leaguers und thirty
seveu visitors present.
Federal Aid
For Road Construction in Vir?
ginia An Uncertain
Proposition
Kii'lunonil, Vat, Aug. 20.-?Nil
Federal Aid for IPiS'J tor state
highway coustriu'tiou in Virgin
iit or aiiy other Main \-> the se
linus prospect which i- facing
roiid IniildeiH in (Hi? daioj fni
cording to omciuls "i the Virgin
11 i lootl Uoajls ?'csoeiation ? ho
have beeil keeping in clu^u tnjit'h
iyitii ro:id legislation hum I ? f.,r,'
(.ijUgie.SS. ItoW' m-IMII- llll
wottld !?? io Virginia* iiiui
g ithored from tlx- lin t 1 hail Die
liorojiifnri:- expected liid from tlin
tvileral goYoruiumd amounting]
!ii .?m>ii., wliie.li i ? ill"
amount Virginia received (ln
year, !? ? 11r-? -? -111 i\>(i-til'tliH >d' the
total amount Available l"i nyw
l'iiiistrjii'tiilu ..t -tan- liigli\v.iVs
i i . ? ? '.
liii !Ire pii sent iiuaucliil liaju< l'?>i
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a liieii W, -t \ irgiiiia . Mari laud
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ippaiViiily irrtte?.iic;ileablii dii
?
h- Hou?u a- 111 (he form u'ij ud
hihistriitiuii id rtjlerni aid 11..
*eti?le i iii-i .11ng .in IInj ToivWl
. :
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D?Syell I ill vv|,i. ii pn.villi.-.- in ill.
in .in i.>r iIn- ...hi ,i,i. ii. .ii .if i in
illico pi piihlii ro ids ul t In- U.'S
t'opart1jit-ut ut .V_'i iciiltuni, I In
l ow ii-.-nd lull i- uImi iiisis'ii Ii
,m the expenditure i 1 fodei il ai
mi highways ..i inii i-tuii' im
portaiiee. 1 In- dnl.-iviev- Im
(ween the two II. .ii-.- n|' I'. .ii
grV.il* i- beiiig maintained a- fa
a- pn--il,l,- by lliree groups ii
lioth lliiuses. Une of IliiH
group- is cninpnsi'd ,.1 Sehutor
and I(?? jiii--i niat i\. - froni th
thickly populated -.late- stich a
Nosv York and l'?)Uifsylvaiiin,wli
Uro opposed In federal aid of an
kind mi tin- ground;) that thei
constitin-iit-, pu^' the larger pri
pnrtioii Ol the tax,--ii-,-d to tiniI
IlinllvMIV- ill till' South and nt111!
sections. Another group whie
i ikes iii tile ui?j?rity ,,i Hie -u;
porters 6f ih<- Tiiwiisehd hill a
serts' Hi.*' federal aid in the pa
ha- been wasted us fai as the lei
oral government i- concerned, i
being expended mi short slrotcl
e.s of -tat.' highway- which In
gin nowhere and end nowheri
i ni --- a hill can in- passed win,
will insure the expenditure >
federal funds on highway- mi ii
teratate importance they are oj
]m.-' iI t<> reiloral aid of anj] kind.
Still another group taking the
ligtirc.? of the secretary ol agri
culture '?nlv iis lo tin- .mi,mm of
foihir.il aid which has not I.n
acta illy chocked out, iss-oH Ih .1 |
tliiird i- a big siitn of federal aid
pr-viou-K o. .mi,.,I w|,,e)j I,, ,?,,
slate- can lie gi\ en a \ eai oi Iwl'il
I
group h i- in mind that failure j
on file pa I I ? if I in ? 1 '? .noit,i
appropri i'h< t I IHi.Ooti.bjiu m
?
? ? lie'
? I I 1 \ Iii,
i. I -: I . : ?
ii sm'i 11, ail
: i, , , i .,
i ? a'w getting lati Hi life uft.il
I "e ? ?-.
?
lollies in i le I l ip before lark
uid i In n friends might suspect
ie ., , i ,
in.in.-.I in fast lew..,.,I tr, It.IV
I. I\i> lot H iii's a i.i it ipitst
uiiuster, ,i; in- Inline Vftei
hell III Uli Ige || dl V. loped I lllll I
tin; groh;ii yylioui he diiiii't
know Aliei Lheji; marriage
It... returned Iii Hear homes ui
the ' lap ami k'epi < lour happ) I
si ijrel so v. ell n,.ii not even
iln ir parents ?ua'p'^cled it.
Mrs. Jes.-ee i - the second I
laughter of Mr tilid Mrs Will]
Arch ll-ad, id the i iap, in,I is a
0 r \ cull Ul'Od .i h wort .is at I rae-1
live yuiing liilit . o iv ill g il lend,
ltd school at StoiiOwiifl .liiclcsoii
t . 1,. ge in A biugdoli ami I lie
1 uivi isiiv of Cincinnati and'
litt\ ilig .1 lldiiiij music in i he
i', ,n .i i vat dry of Music in I in
einn.it i
Ml. .lessee ,. LilO )UlillgOHl ,
sou of Mis K, Ii .les.ee. widow;
of the hue K i: Jessee. He is
a ymliig man ..i sterling dim-'
itcii.-r und bright business pros
pects. He has it position in the,
general otlie-s of the Stonegti
i',,ke ,V t !o il t 'onip.iii) in tin '
ii ip and is very popular with a
bust oi friends
Mi. Hid Mrs. .lessee for the
present are making their home;
with Mr. .lessee's in.>ther near
the Southern station ami their
mini) friends wish them a long
and happy life.
The world is loud in its de
maud for permanent peace ami
silent in its feverish preparation
lor the next war.
Trinkle's
Majority in Primary Was a
Total of 22.691.
I-.. Led Trinkle's majority in
the h ? lit -tat., primary election
?:i- 22,(Mil, arctiiding to ligiiros
given mil hv (he state canvassing
I o;ir.i in Uuliihoinl. I I. lig
i. shiiu ttl.lt Ii.- would Ii i\ .
vvoii eyoli had he aoi carried ihii
Kitth. Sixth and Ninth distl i. t ?.
A di-patch rroin Kicliiiinlid
ul|ieh gives tin- totals mi the
nice ful I.leiitenanl (Sovel nor is
well .1- nil tile TiinU.--Tii.-k-r
K. I.e.- ITiiiklej ?.l \\'i IheS ill.-.
iVoulil have been humiliated for
(;.>\ eriior ..i V irgiliia in the i??
? . in -Mate IKiiiiocr?t i.- priiu|ii y
even if he had not earrieiI the
I iflli; Sixth and Ninth di-tia. I ?.
regarded as his pi lncipa.1 -11 i.uig
h.l.K i Itiii iill reilurns from the
I i inkle a inajniitv n.f .<'?*>'?'
II,- i|iajnrjti\ f.ir i lie i it<f ? is
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[i.iaiioV,-. Sutloih and Willi iiii?
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. i irriud the rcm.iiuin" nii'lil
1.51 t inl.I.- earned the
, 11,ud. K. lirtli. r'U'.lh, >.-v
i, 1 ??. . ! ' ?
I
ii lie l-ii'tli, SinIIi in I Sjiiilli
? h;i. rai Ik Lad il total ni -?.?> I
Km .il-Carrier Examination.
I he I lilted Stales I 'ivi! Sen
v i.-e I '. 'in . il i ?, Ii I. IIS [| oil - n I need
in o.xnmini'itiii i for iiie < ...ml i
if \Vi-?. \ a , i tie hel I ii A|.
I. ilueliiiij Big one ( i i|> and
N..i t.ni mi S-.|ii ill, ]?,jl, i , tiII
[lie {iiisilnut of in. ii currier at
t'oiind im ! Si I'uu I ninl viiciiii
iMiih I hut in ty In-.- oeeiir on
riir.il routes from oilier p,.-r ..f
llulos in th" ut> .v.- men t i.uie.l
county r?ij ? il.ir > of i i lira!
.' irrler on a standard ilail> wn?
^i.11 route of " I miles is i I jSntl
o.-r it ii it ii in. with an ad.liiioii.il
S:iu.oi.i p.-r annum tor each
mile or major fraction ill re.if
in excess oi Ji ini|es. I ii - aal?
try nil motor routes i inges
t loin ;'-, I Pill to t l! ,1.1 Iii per an nil in,
locording tn length. Until uniii
ninl women, il ijuulililied, in iv
etiler tin.-. examination, hut lip
point lug oiiicer-* Have tin- legal
rn;til lo specify the Mix desire I
in requesting certiticulioti of
oligibleri.
lo Whom I his May Concern.
\Vo take Uns method of thank?
ing' the committed of the \in
i. tu- Association for the use of
the hall park lor our itmaiieip i
lion celebration oil August ^.n
mil Mh s s Keltis, Gh'iu'n.
I lint Morrison
Mack t'atton
Sam lim is
II. Martin
Committee
Most women are guided by
I instinct; hut u few refuse to ho
1 guided ut all.

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