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BIG STONE GAP, WISE COUNTY, VA., WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER, 12 1921 Will Be Put Into Operation About the First of December When Equipped Will Represent a Cost of $300,000.00 At Least 350 People Will Uc Required to Operate This Mammoth Enterprise It has been delinitoly decided th.it the new hosiery mill ill tf? i ? place will he put into operation nliuiit khe lirst nf December, or ua siain us the necessary litachih i iv mill equipment run he in? stalled. Mr. K. V. Kit/.inilier, vice-president of tin- Taubol Scott-Kilzmiller Company, I he owners of the mill, and Mr. Haz? ier, arrived in the ?aji lasl Wed? nesday night froni Uedding, I'a.. w ith a force of mechanic- to coin nieiice installation nf equip.nl in the mill. Mr. Hazier is an electrical engineer am'. is vice president uf the Uorka Kitgiueer iug Uotupaiiy, of [leading, who i- installing the equipment, which will consist nf the most modern electrical appliances used in the manufacture uf liosi ery, and the power, wiring ami lighting will he in the mnsl .I ? in manner, following tin.lu established in Philadi Iphia ami olln-i largo cities. ll is phiiiued to manufacture one thousand do/en pair of huso daily when the mill reaches it capacity. The knitting room will he put into operation about the lirsl of December, hut the dye kiuuse und finishing plant will not he completed before spring, as it will tint be needed before that time. As the work of installing Ihc equipment progresses the exact date of opening will he publish? ed in this paper, ami t? r ran ge? llten t a made to receive applica? tions for employment, it is esti? mated that the knitting room will employ Inn girls ami wo? men, and when the whole plant is in operation the force will con? sist nf about 8B? people. Those desiring to lile application for employment by mail should ad? dress the Taubel-Scott-Kitzuiiller Company, at this place, staling age und experience, if tiny. Such applicants will In- notified by mail when their services are required. This plant, which is one of the largest hosiery mills in the South, was erected lust year at a cost of Sl'J?.UOO for the build? ings, hut owing tn the depressed biisinuss conditions prevailing throughout the country, it was not put into operation when com? pleted as was originally intend? ed, but now that conditions are improving its continued opera lion i> assured; Whoti Hid pluut is completed mid fully equipped it will represent tin investment of approximately $1100,000. It is linrd tu estimate Hie great lien. |i| |hi< plant will be i,, the loxvii and community. It will furnish ready and prolitnblc om plovinont for a large munlier of ivomell, girls and hoys, and no doubt a lat e,' number of families will move In Ihe (Jap in order toI eel employment in this industry.! 'the local urn of this industry! here was through (he direct ell'orltj of the Voting Men's Club] and thai body of business men' deserve tin' coinihendhtion ofj this entire pect ion, as the entire -?-i t Inn w ill he I.elitted. The company that owns the mill here has about 2S mills in different parts of the country and an- the largest manufactur? ers of hosiery in the United Stales. The company is capital? ized at $0,000,000, all paid in. Clarence K. T'auhel, of River side, N. .)., is the president and treasurer j I'Viiuk V/, Kitziniller, of Wyomissiug, I'a., is the vice presideni and production man? ager, and 'I'hoinas II. Scott, of New York city, is the secretary; Ihe (dlice is at 25 Madison Av? enue, New York, which is also the selling headquarters. It is headed by Unfits WJ Scol I, chair man board of governors. The company's Operations cov? er a wide territory, four of its mill are in Reading, I'd., und the others me located as follows : I .el in noli, Ml. I'arme I, Shamoken, T'aintiqua, in Pennsylvania ;Treil ton. Kiverdiile, Ciimdcii, Mill ville, Viuelaud, Uumiiionton and I'leasanl ville, in New Jersey; Big Stone (lap and (late City, in Virginia; Itogersyillo, Morris towii, l.enoir Oily tiud Cleveland, in Tennessee. List of Jurymen. The following list of jurymen has been summoned for the Oc? tober term of court ut Wise which commenced mi Monday of this wi ok: Richmond District?I.tllber K. Jessen, II II. Slemp, J. 1'. Hen. ilrieks, .1. W. Quntner, B. K. I (joodloe. Lipps District?Douglas A. Patterson, Win. P. Vicars,J.O. Kennedy, James A. Dealon, J. P. Lay. Qlddevillu District ? J. M. Yeary, V. C. 11ahern, W. D. Stidbutn, Karris K. Bobbins, Williard W. Hurt, Waller S. I Very. Robertson District? Melviu Collier, Ballnrd B. Baker. Many people are blessed with good dispositions and cursed witli nn inability to retain them. Unknown Man Dead It is Believed New Resident (iavc Information on Still. Creeling, Vai, Oct. is?New? comes from t'ouml, it little town j about Ieii miles above here, in Wise county, in tl.ITect that a 111:111 whose name could not J bo learned,; Wala found dead in I Ilm public road :i ?bort distance | from the place Tliure was a bullul hoiu in bis body. Tho Ulan wan iutid to have bi'nu from Missouri, having talcon up his abode a few weekrt since. S11 far as known (burn is no ? ?lue as In the perpetrator of tho crime, but it is s ml that he was accused of giving information! to the authorities in regard In u ! still,ami the supposition is thai tho killing was no act of ro ye ige. I HK APPOLO I HK) The Appolo Trio, a concert company out of Chicago, tfave it vory entertaining ami artistic program at tho school iiudiio 1 nun l?nlay evening. The company consisted of Miss Ed? mi Lit nil licrg, roudbr ami pinu ist; Miss Marioii Leiituhor, vio? linist, and Miss Krimi Kihly, contralto and celliat The tjoa tit 1 in? readings by Miss Liuid berg ami tin' violin numbers by Miss 1.ditcher prove.I (0 ho tho most popular features of the program. Tim jjiiHOuiblo num? bers were very go id, also. This was the lirst of lb run lycoitin programs arranged for the sea? son by Ihn school ami commu? nity League. The other two programs will he advertised la? ter, ami it is hoped the pit us and friends of ihn school will avail tbumselvoH of this oppor? tunity to enjoy SOIItii V-TV tine entertainments. The receipts for the lycelim up In the present has been about fi.'l?. Walch fur the next num? ber, and he sure In come First Meeting of Appa-Stone Music Club. The lirst meeting of the Appn Stone Music Ululi given at the Inimo nf Mrs. Sara Williams Black, Saturday afternoon, proved to ho a most delightful one. During the business hos sinn the following ntllcers wore appointed: Miss Jemima Wil? lis, president; Mrs. J. Willem! Large, secretary; Miss Caroline Qoodloe, treasurer. Mrs. Black presented the pro? gram for the day. After ex? plaining the advantages of a musical cluli, the study of "How Music Megan" was taken up Jeaunette ?ilmer gave as her part of the program, a brief sketch of Blicli after which Mrs. Black rendered a Mach prelude. This was followed by a con? test in ear-training. Asa re? ward for making the highest score, Miss Jemima Willis was presented with a Mozart placquo. At the close of the meeting dainty sandwiches ami hot chocolate were served. Meeiing Delayed. The minister who is to con tluct the meeting at the Christ? ian church is compelled ? to de? lay his coming on account nf some urgent business. He, will bo able tu come abnut the first of November at which time the meeting will begin. Birth Announcement. Born last Wednesday night Mr. and Mrs. 1'ut llummonde, a tine boy weighing tun pounds. Historie Virginia Great Pageant to Be Given in Richmond Next May. Richmond, Va., Oct. 7.? Heretofore, Virginians have been coiitoul to talk quietly nihohg themselves tit' the glorios of their past. Perhaps they felt that the vein was ton rich and too deep to make an attempt to open it here and there. They have been satisfied to know that it was pure gold from end to end. Today, however, with the pen? dulum of time swinging ever towards tiie material, Virginians feel that the moment is ripe to uncover some of the rich contents of that vein. What they have held precioilS among themselves they are now willing to share tVith the world, and to this end very man and woman in whom the blood of Virginia throbs will anile to celebrate in a great His torical Pageant to he held in Richmond in May, 1022, Ihe most important event that bus ?vor irau-piied on this ,? ihtilient ?the landing of the English? men king race at Jamestown,Vir? ginia, in the year of our Lord ind of bis majesty .lame.- II, of England, 1007. There is not a foot of ground in Virginia that is not historic To read the names of her Coun? ties is Io rend history, and each of these counties and every vil? lage, town ami hamlet will de? pict in some fashion, by float or tableau, in Bpokeii word or song, the part it bus horn in Hie histo? ry of V irginia. The May Pageant will serse to weave into a resplendent whole Hie scenes that have been enact? ed in these counties. towilN and villages of Virginia during the pa-t Hired hundred und fifteen years. The actual participation of hundreds of Virginia people will bring together as pure a strain of the Allglo-SdXOll race as ex? ists anywhere today Oil this con t iiient. It will stimulate patriotism by portraying the cost in blood and sacrifice of tho establishment of nur government from its cur? liest days Io the preset time. It will present to the world not on? ly the claims of Virginia Io he regarded as the Mother of States, but it will show her fertile and wonderful resources und her rich endowment for future prosperity. Tho Virginiu Historical Page? ant will be given in Richmond the week of May 22ild, 1022, and will be participated in by citizens from every section of the commonwealth. The Vir? ginia Historical Pageant Associa? tion will arrange for this inspir? ing spectacle, which is sponsored by one hundred civic, patriotic, fraternal and business organiza? tions in Richmond and many other cities throughout the slate, affiliated for the purpose of pre? senting to the people of America Hie fund of historic lore which places Virginia in the fore-front of the states of our great nation. The Virginia Historical Pa? geant Association extends a cor? dial invitation to every Ameri? can to witness the historical pageant of May, 1022 . At Pikeville, Ky., Organizes the Lonesome Pine Association Elects Strong Corps of Offi? cers and Put Machinery to Work to Realize Plans The meeting at Pikovillc which was held' pit bctobor lili resulted in (lie organization of Lonesome Pine Trail Association, which will have fur it~ prime object iIn- promotion of a highway from Iroutoti, < Uno, through eastern Kentucky via Jenkins into Vir? ginia ami from thence to Tennes? see ami .North Carolina to AsllCr v il Io whore it will cotinccl with a net work of highways und thoroughfares leading In all parts of tlio south. The meeting was well iittctid ill by the hauling gooil mails people from all of tho states llir?ugll which tho trail will pass. The Norton ami Wise county delegation was a particularly -tiong inn' mid traveled to the llieol iUg in a private car. I ho meeting Was jiresideil over liy a Wiso county man, John W. Ckiiikloy, of Itig Stone Cap, who i- spoken of us tho "Daddy of the trail." The following of? ficers were elected : Ben W il? liams, of Ashland, Kentucky, as president ,tulil for vice-jiresiiluiitsj r. II. M. rime, of i ihio; J. M. Allen, of Norton, Virginia; M. hoger, of Itngcrsville, Tennessee, ami W. II. Miller, of Ashhuul, Ky., secretary and treasurer. II levelopeil that the greatest amount of actual work remained to he done in Kentucky in order to make the road a reality. But step- will he taken to petition the Kentucky Legislature to make such appropriation as will he necessary; in conjunct ion w ith ail federal aid obtainable, to btiihl the link thai is necessary to connect Jenkins with the road loading out of Wise anil Glamor? gan on the Virginia side. It developed that Virginia is only in need of a seven mile stretch to be graded and nine? teen miles to he surfaced to con? nect up with both Kentucky and Tennessee. Tennessee ha- seven? teen miles tn construct outright. The survey of the situation re? vealed tllO fact th:,l the great highway only lacks a few con? necting links to put it into op? eration. Tho. whole assembly was redo? lent with oiithusiusm und tho op? position which Wiis (cared did not develop. The proposed route was so logical ami wanting so little to complete, that there was little grounds to debate any alternative. .Steps will also he taken in the curly future to arouse all of the towns and cities along the route to a high House of civic prolo so Hint tlio entire trail citn bo ad vertiseil on accoutii of its attrac? tiveness and the eyes of tho (our isl and visitor drawn to this sec tion in a favorable way. The Norton and Wise county delegation consisted of Olill'ord M. Puller, .lohn W. t'halklcv, Manage! Sterne of Hotel Norton, J. s. Stanley, K, s. Graliain, ?I. K. Taggart, W. II. Mullins. of Glamorgan, W. M. Olaggert, I'. II. Hyatt, Britce l'rawford, ot Crawford's Weekly, G. W, Scott, 15. F.Warner. it. T. Klan my, T. V. Bronnen, Clyde Boll ing, 0. U. Lipps, t". T. Paul, ?. I.. Cilley, J. L. Cd in bios, .1 I?. Hogers, W. U. Wren,T.V. McKeivoy, J. A. McUuire, >T.' K. SkttggSj .1 . M. Allen, w. II. Keller,? >. II. Beverly and Wright s. Barker.?Coalfield Progress. Killing on Guests River. Some days upo oil the head of Quests river in Wise county, Vaij Kuiineit Day shot and al? most instantly killed KohJoneS, d married man, aged !M, from repot Id it seems there was little or im excuse lor the killing; I'lio mon had boon neighbors and friends for years, ,1m,es is -aid in have been a man ?l ex? cellent character and habits in I WtlH never known 'o tie in any trouble of any kind He wns well connected ill Wise ami Letcher counties. ? Mountain K'igle. Attended Dance at Dun bar. following are the ones froiii iho (lap who alien,i, d tin-on joy able dance ut Dun hur Frida) night The music, for the duiiCU was furnished by Harold Ox ley's orchestra which is tho best orchestra heard in Ibis sec tton in a long time; Misses N'ita Oooillun, Anno ami Llloy Mum v, chaperoned [by Mrs. J. M. Good loo, Misses Bid it h and Ethel VnnGorder, Maine Holtpu, Dona Warner, K ilbleen Morgan, .Mr. and Mrs. Lane, Messrs. Keith Smith, Harold Itepass, Pick Cantrell, Guy I'..trick, Van Garrell, Johiinv Joiius, K. D Leslie, Fred Haley, A L llolton, Ken Wilmot, John Alloo Goodloe, Layne Miller, Itoscou Woitz, O. W. Bennett. The School Bell. The tirsl issue of tho School Bell, published by tho students of tho Big Stone Hap High school, was published on last Friday. O.irl B Knight, is ed itor, Arthur K?ster, assistant editor, Letdher Bunu, business manager und Kuib Barron, as? sistant business manager. The paper is a three column folio and is well edited and full of in? teresting school news, besides a number of attractive advertise? ments of business firms of Big Stone (iap and other Wise enun jty towns. The paper will bo publiahod twice euch month ami its success is assured, as I the advertisements and sub? scriptions ulrondy secured ure sufficient to pay for its publica? tion. Kvery patron of the school l should subscribe for this paper, thereby assist and en? courage those ut tho head of this enterprise. An honest effort that ends in failure is bettor than no effort ut all. it supplies the expe? rience that paves the way to future success.