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T , K UlO STUNK OA I' POST.
WKP.NKSUAY, .IAN. I, 1922
INlbl shoil Kvory Woluosday by the
.VlSli "HINTING COMPANY.
lneor|Mimlwi.
i.L.IKIU N, KNIOHT. - editor.!
LINDSKY J. MORTON. Ass't Editor
Ono Your, ... ?1.50
Six Months. ... ,7r> I
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Kutenxt sceordlus to postal regulations
-l tho posl-ofloo st Ills- Stonu (;s]i asspo
oinl-alaaa nistlor
A Hundred Million Goats.
When Mr. Wilson was presi?
dent tho administration took
tin attitude thai the present
generation bIiouUI pay till <>f the
huge indebtedness incurred oh
a it-suit of mir entry into the
\V,,rld war. I nder Mr. Hnrd
ing's administration it ih pro
pOSetl that these debts lie liqui
il.ited within a period of twen?
ty live vents. In addition the
allies owe iik ahout eleven bil?
lions of ilolliirH which we may
never hco again. The eleven
billions must necessarily come
from the pockclfl of Hie present
generation, us it has already
vanished.
lint why Ibis frantic haste to
liijuiilate our own debt? Why i
(he insistent attempt to middle
the whole burden upon those]
who have done the Buffering?]
Why iunke tins generation both
stiller mill pay while (he next
generation will have nothing to
do Imi reap Hie boUUlHs!
America did not enter the war
l.roin choice, or through any
bc-nevoloril or chivalrous desire
to aid England or Franco when
i lien backs were to the wnll in
a losing light. the govern
in.in ami congress knew that
without American aid for the
allies Germany would win, und
tli ii (he next step of a victo?
rious Teutonic army would lie
to overrun this country or to
drive our ships ami commerce
< rum the seas.
These are the facts in u few
words. Ii is therefore plan to
any ooe of normal intelligence
ih it woftiuglil not only for our
. i U es, hut (or the benefit and
preservation of generations o(
Americans yet to come. Win
ih.-ii, should we of today us
stimo all of the burdens. Why
should future generations reap
the benefits without any ot the
hardships? Why not extend
this liquidation over a period of
fifty or a hundred years, and
lighten to some extent the bur
lii in- of taxation that are press?
ing mi heavily upon the people
;>l t iduyf Why innko slaves of
I he people of this generation in
order that those of the next may
live in ureater nflluonce? Why
make a hundred million people
nf today the royal goats for
it. is ? of tomorrow?
Pity tho spoiled child. It is
not responsible for its parents.
If you don't wont tobeknown
as a nuisance don't run around
with a grievance.
Some pooplo keep a light
burning in their room at night
in order to be ablo to see in the
dork.
Beware of the stranger who
!effusively offers you his baud.
Ho wants you to put something
in it.
To he popular you should Iis.
ten to the troubles of Others.
They have no time to waste on
yours.
If our public men could write
their own histories this country
would be overflowing with wise
ones.
True, the eyes of the world
are centered upon Washington,
hut we suspect they are begin?
ning to ache.
It's easy to toll a lie, but
sometimes it in mighty hard for
a follow to square himself by
telling another.
It isn't to he wondered at that
some men ore unable lo with?
stand prosperity. They never
have a chance.
Don't allow the other fellow
to vallito your own time. Mo
might embnrass you by over?
shooting the mark.
Wise ones lull us that love
conies unbidden, but those are
'tho days when a fat bunk ac?
count ticcellerntes its arrival.
A disastrous rail strike would
have been a bad beginning for
that disarmament meet So mi
one must hav e thought of it just
in time
There's a reason why wise
I people are not averse tospeok
|ing of their own faults. It
knocks tho props from under
their critics.
Reluctantly we aril coming to
the conclusion that tho good old
fashion housewife has about
eeasod to exist. She objects to
heilig termed eld fashioned.
Why can't some genius pro?
duce a car that will run on
kerosene oil? Perhaps then the
trust would produce real gas in
order to put the oil man out of
business
No doubt the average preach
er would bo quitii indignant if
we were to refer to him as mi
invaluable aid to tho divorce
courts. And yet without mar?
riages there can be 110 divorces
Always At Your Service for
PRINTING NEEDS!
TELEPHONE US when you
want that next job of printing.
You will get
First Class Work
and you will get it when prom?
ised, (or having work clone when
promised is one of the rules of
MillerAutomatic Prctt Feeder this nlTVcc. If you prefer, send
the order by mail or bring :t to the office in person.
Our entire plant is now equipped with the most
practical machinery and our workmen are the best?a
combination which makes our service excellent. We
have recently added to our equipment a new press to
which is attached a Miller Automatic Feeder. With
this great improvement we arc in position to do your
work better, quicker and more economical.
Wise Printing Company
Incorporated
BIG STONE CAP. VIRGINIA
Kov. I. P. Martm. of Abing
don, n former presiding older
?f the Big 8tone Gap district ol
Um M. E. Church, South,
preached hi the church here <>o
lost Sunday morning. His
many friends worn delighted to
6(>o him again.
Miss Mary McKenzie,who hns
boon with the Western Union
nt this place for Bovernl months,
left this week for Groenevillo,
N, C, whore sbo will hold a
similar position.
Circle No I of the Woman's
Auxiliary of the Presbytorian
church will moot at the home
of Mrs. J. R Taylor, Thursday,
January .'> ut o'clock. Begin
New Year with a full nt ten?
dance, with renewed interest
and with a determination to be
loyal and faithful members.
Mrs. Mary Skonu Brown hns
returned to Middlcsboro, where
she is teaching in the public
school, after spending the holi?
days in the (iap with her pa?
rents, Judge and Mrs. II. A. \V.
Skeen.
Howard Nicar and Bill Ad?
ams, of Bristol, spent n few
days of the holidays in the Gap
the guests of Howard's grand*
mother, Mrs. W. R G ilmer, at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. G H.
Qilmor,
Miss Corn Griflln spent a few
days hist week at her home ill
Ml. Yemen. Ky .where she was
called on account of the death
of her little niece.
Miss Mary Gibson, of Ten.
ningtou Ofip, who is attending
school at Stonewall Jackson
College in Ablilgdotl, spent n
few days in the Gap last week
visiting friends and relatives.
Misses Kehn and Anna Bari
ron Collier, of 1.county, who
are attending school this win?
ter nt Stonewall Jackson Col
lege in Abingdou, spi lit a few
days in the (lap last week with
their aunt, Mrs. George 1.. Tay?
lor.
Wilbur Kloenor. who is at?
tending school at the National
Business College in Rpanoke,
spent the holiday-- in the (lap
with his parents, Mr and Mrs
S. IV Fleorior.
Miss Matt Nick-els, who is
taking a business course at the
National Business ('..liege in
Konnoke, spoilt the holidays in
the (lap with her parenl
Mrs Curtis Bobbins end
daughter, Jane. Mrs. Simon
Banks, Misses Eleanor Hiker
and Prances Long spent Wed?
nesday afternoon at Imhoden
visiting Mrs. Dan Oovill, who
was formerly Mis* Nell Mnrrs.
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Pox, of
Chicago, were the guests of Mr
Pox's mother, Mrs J. W. Pox,
in the (iap during lb.' holiday s.
Hay Hall, of Lynch, Ky.,
spent tin* holiday's in ihn Gap
with his wife and baby son, at
the home of Mr. and M rs J. L
McCormiok.
Meeting at Christian Church.
Rev. Wm. Bnrleigh, of liar
Ian, Ky., will commence a tie.
ries of meetings at the Christ?
ian church on Thursday night,
January 5th, at 7:30 o'clock.
Everybody cordially invited;
Dies on Way Home.
Stella Uipild, colored, daugh?
ter of Phillip Woods, of l?g
Stone Gap, died last Friday
night in the union passenger
station at Bristol on her return
home accompanied by her fath?
er from Hurksville, via., where
she had been taking treatment
in a sanitarium for several
months She was married about
three years ago at this place to
Sandy ('loud and II rat made
their home in Washington City.
She is survived by her husband
and a small child. Stella was
well liked by all who knew her,
especially by the white people.
The body was brought lute
Saturday and held up until Tues?
day pemliug the arrival of rel?
atives from a distance.
Now we are told that the HOXt
war will be waged against sol?
diers and civilians alike, and
that the husband in the trench?
es will he safer than the wife in
the kitchen. That ought to
stimulate masculine patriotism
when the storm breaks.
Amuzu Theatre
THURSDAY, JANUARY 5th
? ?
Constance? Talmadge in "Lessons in love'
CONSTANCE TALMADGE
ih
Lessons in Love
9 9
Music Club Entertained by!
Miss Ramsey.
Mis? Mary Ramsey entertain
.-.| ibu Big Stone Gap Music
Study club im Wednesday af?
ternoon December 28th. After
it sliiti t business session, the fid.
lowing miscellaneous program
was offered!
S-opi.illo Sol..
llv the VVstora of MliiHoi?nlt? |.leureiic?
W.is .1 Prince . I.yries
Mrs Harvey llronii
Mm Proctor Itrown nl Pinn?
KestlltiK froin "A Christmas Csrol
Diakons
Mi- It II Alsover
Pimm Solo
Setminl MuzmU.i . .?odiinl
Mi-.s Mary Shmrl Hauisoy
Violin >o!o
(.sprieado Cohcort illerberl Itutler
Mrs. I'roctor Brown
Mi-s Marian llolloy at I'lano
Piano Solos
I'ol.iniiiso Iii C Sharp Minor . ...Ohopln
llalhulc Troisleino .Choplu
Mrs. I'roctor llrown
Ai tho request of her hearers,
Mis. Brown closed the interest?
ing program with two pleasing
impromptu numbers,
Dunne; the social hour Miss
Ramsey ami her sister, Mrs.
Marvin Kelly, served n dell
oils sal.id course. The follow?
ing members nnd guests were
present: Meadames Owens,
Harvey Brown, Harham, Als
over, 1 .aue, I t' Tay lor, Mouser,
I Troy, I'ssnry, Sewing, Proctor)
llrown, Kelly; Misses Ruby
Kemper. Mai ion llolley, Ram
soy .
Unless otherwise announced,
Mrs W. T. Ooodloo will enter?
tain the cluh on the third Wed?
nesday nfternoon in January.
Dinner Party.
Dr. and Mrs. .1. W. Kelly en?
tertained with a delightful din?
ner party at their home on Pop?
lar Hill Wednesday night in
honor of their son, Harry's sev?
enteenth birthday.
Covers were laid for the fol?
lowing guests, Mr. nnd Mrs.
Sam Graham, of Sharpies, W.
Va ; Mr. ami Mrs. John Beatty
and two dnilghters, Misses Sara
and l.eiia Maude, of Wise, Mr.
and Mrs O. P Kelly, of St
Charles, Henry Mc?ormick and
Major Charles Itlair Richmond,
of Kwing, Va., who is one of
the professors at Greenbriur
Military Institute at Lewis
burg, W. Va., where Hurry is a
student this year.
J.rW. Rish has moved into
Iiis new home recently com?
pleted by J. K. Mullius on Qilly
Avenue. His father and moth
er und sister arrived in the Gup
last week from West Virginia
and will make their future
home here.
The
DEALERS IN
General Builders' Supplies
Heating and Plumbing Contractors
Manufacturer's Agents
Hoatlng Plants installed and repaired. Completer lino i>f
Plumbing Fixtures. Estimates gladly furnlshod. Only tho
Post and largost manufacturers roprosontod.
o^?S?o. Flione 138. BIG STONE GAP, YA.
Married at Wise.
Miss Ethel Brooks, of Hig
Stone <iap, and Charlie Brewer, j
of Kyi oh rord, TeiMf., wero mar
ried at Wise on Tuesday, De?
cember 20th. They wore ac?
companied by an uncle of Ilm
bride, John O. Davis, of Rog
oravillc, Tenti. They spent
Tuesday night at Ponnington'
(lap visiting relatives ami wan I
to Rogersville the following I
day. Tliey will make their fu-i
tilro homo at Kyle's Ebrdwliere
the groom is engaged in the
farming business,
Miller-Crouse.
Tho marriage of Henry Mil?
ler, of the V S. Army,and Miss
Ethel ('rouse, of Wise, was sol
emni/.ed the past week. Mr.
Miller returned to his head?
quarters in South Carolina,
when* his bride will join liim in
the near future. He hud six
more years of service with the
army, before being retired mi
government pay.
Both are popular with many
friends, who extend best wishes
for their future happiness.?
Coalfield Progress.
New Year's Dinner Party.
Mr. mid Mrs. 1. Tilden Qilly
entertained a number of their
relatives with a delightful din
ner party Now Year's day. Fol?
lowing were the guests present:
Mr. and Mrs F Q, Pay 116 and
son, of Roanoke, Mr. and Mrs.
O. B. Qilly. of Wise, Mr. and
Mrs. J. M Young ami daughter
Miss Bess, of Stoncga, Mrs
M V. Horton, Mr. and Mrs .
Gordon Qilly, Mr. J. M. Gillv
und Miss Edna Qilly.
The M. D. Collier Houso Fur?
nishing Company, formerly the
Appalachia House Furnishing
Company, have moved into
their now building acres the
street from tho Houston Hotel.
In tho largo display windows
I sets of furniture and also indi?
vidual pieces uro neatly ar
Iranged. Tho whole building is
j well heated and it is really a
? pleasure to walk through the
[building and see the display of
various k'uds of furniture.?
I Cumberland Progressive.
Injured on Train.
U. K Slc'Kinhov, riondtictor,
of Appaluchio, ami lt. B. Hill,
lirhkoinnn, of Big Stone Gap,
wero painfully injured last Suii
day afternoon hear Sunbright
on tin? Southern when u draw,
head pulled out on their train
causing a jam. McKinney wan
thrown from the top of the ca?
boose and Buffered Injuries on
Iiis lu-ad sand shoulders. Hill,
who was in tho caboose, was
thrown violently to the tloor
and bruised considerably. Both
men were brought immediately
to their homes after being giv?
en medical attention at Appti
Idehiii.
Big Attraction.
The (beater going public of
Big Stone (lap was given n rare
treat during the holidays when
the big production, "Over the
Hill," was shown tii the Amu/.u
Theater three nights last week.
The patrons wero high in their
; praise for this picture and some
went sc. far as lo say it vvus the
best production ever shown in
Big Stone (lap.
The star player, Mary Ourr,
played her part to perfection
and easily won the hearts of
the many people who saw hor
ill this super production. Two
other important characters in
the play were two of her child?
ren. Although different actors
Irepresented the family in the
play at tbi! age of ten and twen?
ty they bad u marked resemb?
lance which attracted unusual
attention.
Enjoyable Occasion.
.lohn and Bess Gilmer enter?
tained a number of their friends
Friday afternoon from three to
six o'clock. Tho mode of en?
tertainment was music, rook
nud fortune telling.
Mesdames Guy Gilmer and
Axley Gilmer served delicious
punch and other refreshments,
(iiiests present were: Misses
1 Frances Suyers, Katharine
I Painter, Hello Hyle, Jnnetto
Gilmer, Margaret HatnBoy, Ha
i rah Painter, Bess Gilmer, Bob.
lert Alsover. John Hill Goodloo,
John Goodloe Tinsley, Phil
i more Gilmer and John Gilmer.

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