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VOL. XXIX BIG STONE GAP. WISE COUNTY, VA., WEDNESDAY. NOVEMBER 16, 1921 No. 46; Red Cross Roll Call Now is Going On Throughout the Nation. On its record "f achievement tin- American Ued Gross during! it- uiiu.mil roll call, November I 1 lo November 24, will a-U the American people for continued allegiance anil support during the cur re u I year through renewal of membership. This cecbrd includes relief rushed in disaster, food furniscd lo famine districtj itclnnl service of ministration in thousands of homes ufHictcd by sickness, cam? paigns of education in home hy? giene iiml care of (he siok, sal vugc 6f life and property in in duKiriul accidents, and labor for lliimsuuds and thousamls ol ox scrvicc men and members of their families in their light to iiieel ilie new problems of every day life. [?'oily three disaster-' resulting in the death in the United Stales ol S?ll persons and the injury id 2,500 culled for emergency re? lief measures und lite expendi? ture of $1,871,000 by the Ued Cross during the year. A summary of the year's dis? asters shows they were of vary? ing types, including several which have never I.n regarded a- falling within the disaster classification; Hod Oross relief was furnished in 17 Ii res; live HoIkIb ; seven tornadoes or cv cloiies; one devastating storm; three explosions, including the one in Wall Street ; one building accident : two typhoid epidemics, the most serious being that at Sa lent, Ohio, which ull'ectod nine percent, of the population ; one smallpox epidemic in the repub? lic of Haiti ; one train wreck ; the race ribj at Tulsu, Ok la.; The famine in China, ail'ec'ttng millions of persons; emergency relief in famine among the In? dians of Alaska ; the grasshopper plague ill North Dakota and an earthquake in ituly. QBy fur the most severe of I he disasters in the Ullited Stales during the period covered by the annual report, was the Pueblo Hood early in June. The rehab? ilitation problem here was the most serious encountered by the Ued Cross in recent years. The terrible havoc wrought by the Hood waters is a mailer of rec? ord. More than 2,1)00 homes were affected und 7,:!?l persons w i re left homeless. In connection with the admin? istration of disaster relief meas? ures, an increase a irectivenesK oii tin- part of the Ued Cross to deal with emergencies was tnnnifesl during the year. Through it chain id' chapters, linking vir? tually every county in the coun? try with national headquarters at Washington, the Ke,l Uross has established a net-work of communication through which instantaneous relief may be dis? patched to any part of the Unit? ed States. Through its home hygiene and can- of the sick, nutrition, first aid anil life-saving classes und health centers, und in numerous other ways designed to acquaint musses of citizens with proper methods of living, the Ued Uross curried its message of health into ill parts of the country. The American Ued Cross nursing ser vice, the reserve of the army, navy and public health service, today has enrolled :t7,Vs7 nurses, an increase of 1,0S1 over las) year. In the United Slates las I year, 75,4?2 persons were killed and !l,500,000 injured in industrial accidents. To prevent this enor? mous waste of human life, the Ued Cross Organized 5,100 lirsl aid classes with a total of 104,000 students enrolled, The lirsl aid classes were organized in indus? trial and business concerns, schools, colleges und universities, among foreign groups and among clubs and civic groups interested in reducing the number of fa? talities and serious injuries. One hundred and sixty Ued Cross life saving corps, with un enrollment of 11,000 operated during the year. Lee Trinkle Elected Governor by Over SixI y-five Thousand Majority. In 11.lection held on Tue - day of last week, und as report ed in last week's issue id' (lie iv.st, K. |,,.v Trhiklej of Wythe ville, Deuiocriitic candidate for goyornor of Virginia, was olocl I'd by over li?.tiiui majority though the olliciul eonnl will have In be made liofnre Ilia exact !.inn is known. Tim Demo? crats claim the Ninth district, which bus been carried by I lie lb-public.ms continuously since ISMS, ?heu William V. Khcii, how cluiirmuu nf the Slate Cor poritlinn Commission, was elect? ed In Congress ever I be late .Inniea A. Walker. The vote in I ho Ninth district is evidently close and will require the official count before Hie exact rosnll is known. W. W. I!. Dotson, of Wise, was elected lo the House of Del. egal es from the counties of Wise ami Dickbnsnn, by a majority of about !IO0 over his Republican opponent, .1. II. Ilsigy, of linbo den. ,|. Hicks, Republican, was elected lb Hie House of Del ogntes from Lee county and Ity hind (I. Craft, Republican, was elected I loin Scot! county. Appa-Stone Music Club Meets The regular monthly meeting of the Appa-Stone Music Club was held last Saturday, Novem? ber I2ib ut :j:00 p. m at the home ol Mrs. Sara Williams black at Apnainchiii. After the regular business of the mooting was concluded, the following program was render ed: W'iiiit tli>' Bariy Church did for Music Mrs .1. W. Urgo Origin of Opera .Mitt Jemima Willis Tlio Ltccliintiiu; of Hie Opera .- Mrs. .1. W Urge Development ut lim Dramii . Mi-n I .oolinr tilxHlloc Tlir l irsl Opera I Cbara?lorUtica ?f the I Karly < ipera Montovcrdc Monte verde'Ii Second} .Mrs. .1 W. Large Opera I Populari/uion of dm 0|wr* I I Innige ol I 'luracter i Skotchei 6ii Wagh?r . Ity the Younger 1'upiK StMiy of Taiihouser Miss Hiali Smith Overturn from Tanbouaor . ... Mr- Sara William? itlnck (Selected from Wagner's Optra) Piano Solo Minute VYaltzo. I'. Chopin Kuth Smith Heading Mrs Wlgga of the Cabbage Patch Krauel! Sayora Plauo Sutii Dance of the Hew Drop* ... .i Krank Kryalnger Margaret Ramaoy During a contest on musical terms, Miss Frances Suyers scon il the highest und was awarded u Wagner medallion. Delicious refreshments were then served, after which the club udjoiir ed to meet again the second Saturday in Decem? ber. Former Sheriff, Kicked by Mule, Seriously Hurt. I 'reeling, Va., Nov. 10.?Mel. vin C Swindal, formerly sheriff of Dickensoll county, had the misfortune lo get kicked by a mule, sustaining serious in? juries, during the latter part of the i ast week. The animal was in the stable when it. Wallowed under the feed ruck, and was apparently unable to free itself. Swindle attempted to extricate the animal, when he was kick? ed in the face, the blow RCuiting him against the wall with such force that his shoulder and leg were severely injured. Southern Asks Permit for New Bond Issue. Washington, Nov. 12 ?The Southern Railway Company asked permission of Interstate Commerce Commission today lo issue $.r>,225,000 in four per cent, bonds. The application stated that of that amount the compa? ny intends to use $5,000,000 for general improvements and ex? tensions of its lines. ? Virginias Next Governor E. LEE TRINKLE Carringtoii-W alkins. Southern sinii:i\ ami tail vanes (tiled with ehrysiinlheinuiiin in typical itiitimiu cnlorim; formed tin' keynote of I ho decorative scheme for Mm wcddim; liipl ev nhing of Miss Gladys Waikins, liuuirlitor of Mr. and Mrs. John T. WtilkiiiR, und A. Kamhdph Uurrington, Jr., soil of Mr. ami Mrs. A. Randolph (Jurriugton, ut. the homo of the bride, 1520 Riveruiohi Av.ekiun.nl i; o'clock. K. v. .1 M. Kowl .n.l. of Kioh mond, until roc.eiii.ly Ihn putetor of Kivormonl Avenue Mi dhndisl church,performed I lie ceremony with Dr. VVullnce T Palmer, of | Westminster |' i rj R I) y t e r i ll 11 church, iiHrtiKtinu; Itefnrti the wedding, i'rof. W< Si Ad.mm, tu the piano,mid Mis. I'.S Ad kernen, sopriiiui, gave a inimical prog mm, including, "I Love Thee," by Orieiti nnd "I Know a Lovely (Inrdon," by d'llar.lo lot. The Itridal ('horns by l,o hengrtn, was played tut n pro cessionul, nnd during the cure in?iiy Liszt's "Loyo Dream!' und other uoft.l> rendered num? bers (Jioul flusters of chrysanthe? mum . yellow in the hull ami in the dining r.ii, orchid in ibe living room ami white in the! room in which tie' ceremony. took pi ice, Were Um-,I in ell'ec live fubhion in vases of wicker and cut glass, with southern Bniilux supplemented by imi?scx of palms and furil as a hack, ground. t luiidcluhru v.- i I h white tapers hurtling itml a while prie-dieu completed iho improvised ultir at which the ceremony took place. the en? tire house, winch is particular? ly upupled to a function of tln? nature, w as u bower of autumn lloweis, ami formed an ultrae tive helling for the wedding. Miss Uertrmle Waikins was her sister'h muid ol honor, and the infl'eiia govvn she wore was rone, shot with Kilver ami trim? med with touches ol Velvet flowers in flllichsitl shades. She carried a Rhuilud bouquet, the pnstollu coloring perfected in a variety of llowers, showered with fern mill small llowerH, suggested tale fall iu an old fashioned garden. Tli'i bride's munis were Miss Annie (lillespie, of Tu/.ewull, und Misses Nannie Ollltl I'eliy john ami lOluiu Uu.'riitgltAi, of Lynch burg. They worn sunset lutTVlta flocks, shot with rose, und curried bouquets of sunset roses iu harmonizing shades showered with violets and sil? ver ribbons. The groom was attended by Phillip Allen, as best mau, and John Uaber, Mewtoh ?ortlon, unit U. W. (iooch, Jr., as grooinsmuu. They wore boil tonuieres of valley lillies mi their evening coats in keeping with the occasion. The brnle, who entered with her father by whom she was givon in murriuge, wus gowned in Charmeuse, elaborately trim lip (I ?villi lane embroidered in pearls, ami bor voll, which wan untight high nt tlic back, Won confined with a spray of orange blossoms, which wore also tinod to fasten tln> length of tulle in graceful way to tint court train, which fcli from the shoulders. Bride's roHCH, showered with ftwiiiiHoitia, were mied for the bridal bouquet. Immediately after the cere? mony, an informal reception was held, ami punch wan sorv. el The n'toMl lint wart composed of the immediate faillilii H and a few relativen and clone friends Mr. and Mrs. Gurrington are Kpelldillg their honey mo.in in ilio north, and will heat homo after 1?.comber I in Lynch* burg The bride is prominent, not only socially, hill also in musical circlen, na she is a sing* or of marked ability und the groom, one of the Virginia Cnr ringluiis, wits in the naval avia? tion service during the World war. Dill of town cueists for the w. iddillg were Mr. and Air? W. M. Harris and little dllllgil ler, of Ken bridge; Mr. und Mrs ,1 .1. Kelly, und two little girls, of big Stone (Jap; Mttiti Annie i iillespie, of T.i/.owell, and Mrs it VV. Walker, of Norfolk, and Mr. and Mrs .1. M. Miller, of ttichlhoml, mid Mr. and Mrs T. W. Kllgnto, of Koanoke.? I.;, nchbiirg News New Baptist Preacher. Hi".'. A. S. .1. Itice, pastor of ib.- Wesleybury Methodist church, at Gladys, Virginia, semis nu a copy of resolutions which that church recently adopted by a rising vote in which ihey pay high tribute to lbiv. A M, Padgett, tho baptist pastor m that community, who is now leaving to take charge of the liilplisl church al Itig Stone tlap. They speak in high terms of the interest he has I taken in the welfare of the community and the fraternal spirit which he has shown dur? ing his residence in that Itoigb i borhood and congratulate the Big Sinne Gap church upon so I curing the services of so capable I ami consecrated a preacher. It is somewhat unusual for a church of aiiother communion to go out, of Us way to take such kindly and brotherly ac hod, but it is nounthe less com? mendable and admirable.?Ko ligioua Herald. Mrs. J. Proctor brown return? ed from Kuoxvilte Tuesday where she has been the guest of friends at the Addison apart? ments. She assisted Thomas W. ithea, basso and native of Scotland, in a beautiful recital Saturday evening, playing his accompaniments. M o n d a y morning, Mis. brawn gave a piano recital at Gable 11 ill. t Cumberland l'rogressiV'O. Issues Warning I Eye Fakers Arc Buncoing the People by Pretending That They Arc Connected With the State Board of Health. Itichmnmt, Vi.. N..v 10.?U has het-n reported in tin- State Honhi <>f 11 on I lb thai a pair lit* alleged eye specialists are ob luitting imuioy from people in c-r'tiiu Uni I districts of the ?title, i aiming that tiiey are Kpecinli is connected with the Stute Hoard. The health com? missioner issues a war..im; nguinst any practitioners milk? ing such claims. Dr. Williams Bays: "The I health department either con ducts or assists iu conducting tuberculosis clinics, tit none ol which is a fee ever charged Ii coiitributs te the support of dental clinics and a fow clinic* for Hu? treatment of diseased lousils nnd adenoids. These clinics are conducted in Cooper? ation with local authorities ami in connection with the schools, At the denial OliUiCri ami throat ciintes nn iidlllis are I rented No specialist ever is sent from tee hi tilth department to vi-il private hoines or g.v.- private treatment fol pay . " This has Inn ii said in my lim'OS before; bill it is iinfortiiu alely iicccss.tr> to repeal it now, I understand thai in one comparatively small town ahtitil jaoil WHS Collected by two men claiming that they wore connected with the health de. partition!; so I um giving this advice through a general slate, meat: Whenever any doctor or llllog d doctor claim- thai he is connected with Urn State Hoard of Health anil offers his services for pay, my advice is In report Ilm fact at once to the local commonwealth's attorney ami ask that criminal action he instituted. Armistice Day Dance at Ap palachia. The Henry N. Tale Post, No 70 of the American Legion giive a very delightful diiuca Frida* night from nine to three o'clock ai the new American Legion Hall on the fifth lloorof the Ap pulachia Hardware Company's new huilding (iood music was furnished for the dance hy Limlem inn's liug atlours, of t'oliiinhns, Ohio, which consisted of live talented musicians. During the inter. mission, pimento cheese, 111 11II mid olive sandwiches, stulTetl celery and hot colt'eo and cake wore served all the guests K ich guest received a little, silk Hag us a souvenir of the dance The chllpi roii.i lor this dance ivere Dr and .Mis. \V. H Peters, Mr. and Mis. W. T. Polly, Hr. and .Mrs. U. C. Bray und Mr and Mrs II. A. Pritchett, ol Appalachia A largo number of people from the surrounding towns were present.. Among those from Lig Stone (lap present were Misses Doris Warner, Kathleen Morgan, Nora Vouell, Mary M. Lavenport, Lilly Ful? ton, [tilth Watson, Mary and Itlanche rCilbotirne, Mrs. ?aro* line Lewis, Mr and Mrs. A. L. Holl in, Mr and Mrs !!. I?'. War? ner, Mr ami Mrs. Henry N. Lane, Mr. and Mrs. Phillips, Mr. ami Mrs. K. I. Troy. Mess rs. C. W. Heimelt, Pick Dan troll, Uuy Patrick, l?'ad David? son, Harold Hepliss, Keith Smith, K I). Leslie, .lohn Allen and .less Kllbourile and Major W. A. Stuart. Wise County. < Uy Oeorgo Ooodloo in Tim School Itetl) I "TU dear, dear old \Vlse.C'oiinty~ Tlie County in the Ciltuborlund lulls? Where cool Is mined with hotulty Ami timber is cut fur Die mills. ' Wise County ii the homo of many Who are |irniul of the place of their birth. Tboy watch lier mistakes arid o?rrect tliein And hail their progress with mirth. '?'Three clieors! for all Wise County? The County in the Cumberland hills? The place called "fioiVs Own Country''; Tim source of the wc.sll.wnl rills." Some people ofton wonder wiry their neighbors dislike them so much, but they are too wise to usk. Cattle Raising in Southwest "Southwest Virginia is par? ticularly suitable for raising cattle, and within the next few years t foul that Southwest Virginia and, in fact, tin* entire section embrace I in this east? ern chum of mountains will ho one of the big pure bred diillle raising sections of the world," Mitchell Harrison, president of the Hucklumi Hull Farm, incor? porated, one of the highest pure tired cuttle farms of tin-sooth, declared at Koui'.oke tbu Other day. .Mr. Harrison, who is a resi dentbl Philadelphia,wus iii ltd i uoko Fair, and has a number of shorthorn cattle from tie- buck land Hull Farm, locate I near Wurrington, on exhibit The farm embraces two thousand acres, leased from Mr. H irr - son, noil there are now ?nvorul hundred entile owned by Ihn company, Mr. Harrison has boon in the cattle raising hush ness for the pant live yearn, gradually increasing his cuttle and Virginia land holdings. The farm recently bought 0111 the Littleton Kane. I'onuesseo, ami incorporated its herd in ihn Ituckluud Hall Farm ?? This custom eh.tin of moun? tains is particularly suitable for stock raising, and .tier or later every farmer of the sec? tion will realize it and raise pure bred can I ? as a nee issiiry part of farming," Mr. Harrison said Mr Harrison was con? nected with ihn agricultural de? partment of the goyorumont during the World War and by virtue of studies of sections of l be country made them, and because of extensive travel both in this country and in Kli? mpe he is especially competent to know the Smith .vest's, poisi ble future a cuttle raising section, "My work during the war wa.- largely showing farmers tin- necessity of a divursillod e.rop and oi raising sullicieut hay and other food stntV for necessary slock. As farmers lenrn how easily fiiiy and such products can be raised, how cheaply cattle led, they will look more and more to a few ho.i,I of pure bred cattle to bring in cash," Mr. Harrison -initl. " The recent low prices cotton ami tobacco brought will ten,I to bring litis diversilied crop about," ho lidded The excellent cattle exhibits at the fair were also cited to show the increased interest of the Southwest in pure bred cut? tle raising. K?MMERER SAYS NORTON IS BUSY He Kinds No Other Town the Size of Norton Quite As .lohn I.. Kemmurer and Kn ginoer 11 nice, of Now York Oily, were guests of tint Norton Kiwunis Olub Tuesday, < Ictobor lit, and made interesting talks on general business conditions. "Coming from the K?stern section of the country, where considerable pessimism pre? vails, 1 am pleased to lind a spirit of optimism here," said Mr. Hillen And ho went on to say that the spirit of Coopera? tion and determination so much in evidence hero would certnin I ly make this section grow mid prosper. Mr. Kemmurer said that he had junt come from ihe new coaliiebl of Wyoming and tho farming sections of tin- west t>n till his tour of about six thousand miles, he said, he did not see as much building, us much general activity, in any small town, an ho obsetvud in Norton. The town of Norton, he said, does not seem to know there is a depression.?Craw? ford's Weekly. In our report of tho election last week Mr. Hagy's majority nt Imboden should have been 146 instead of 134. He received 17b and Mr. Dotson 25 ai th a precinct, and wo gladly mako tho correction. Foolish people take things as thoy come, but the wise man takes only tho things to which he is entitled. Virginia. Active. Correction.