The Big Stone Gap Post.
BIG STONE GAP. WISE COUNTY, VA., WEDNESDAY. NOVEMBER 16, 1921
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
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
[?'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?
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)
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
Elected Governor by Over
SixI y-five Thousand
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
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
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
Monte verde'Ii Second} .Mrs. .1 W. Large
Populari/uion of dm
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)
Minute VYaltzo. I'. Chopin
Heading Mrs Wlgga of the Cabbage
Dance of the Hew Drop* ...
.i Krank Kryalnger
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?
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
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?
(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
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?
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
Immediately after the cere?
mony, an informal reception
was held, ami punch wan sorv.
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
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
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
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
Armistice Day Dance at Ap
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
(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
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.
< 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
Tboy watch lier mistakes arid o?rrect
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
.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
"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?
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
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?
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
Foolish people take things as
thoy come, but the wise man
takes only tho things to which
he is entitled.
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