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Your Confidence In reviewing the events of the past twelve months, during which time we have been the people as applicants for your ma? terial and moral support, we have been forcibly impressed with the fact that all permanent success must rest upon a basis of confidence. That we have won your confidence we are proud to know, and for it we are grateful. For your unstinted patronage and support we can only thank you and assure you that In the years to come we will redouble our efforts to merit the same. With the earnest hope that fortune may smile upon each and every one of you, we beg to subscribe ourselves. Your Friends and Well Wishers, Kelly Drug Co. TJhc l/Zoxall Store Big Stone Gap, Virginia LOCAL ITEMS. Hon. II. 0. Gilmor, of I'm laski, was visiting Iii? mother, Mrs.Wyndham (Himer and hin Bistor, Mrs, ??'y (Himer during ('hristmus. Wm. Adams, of Bristol, viwii ed friends hero during tho holi? days. Minn Qeraldino Guthiie r. turned Tuesday to Millignii Col logo, after spending the Uhrist IIIau holidays at home. Mr. and Mrs. Hilbert I), Edens and little daughter, Wanda, and Mrs. W. II. Edens, cd Kco? le eo, spent a few days' In the (lap last week the guests of Mr. and Mrs. W. W. (Meek. Miss Hassie Fleonor, of Koo keo, spent tl few duys in tho (lap visiting Mr. and Sirs. Eddie Baker. .lames Hilly, of Shull Mills, N. C, spent Christmas holidays in tho (lap with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Q. E. Qillyi Fall Honey gathered from while bl?SBOin weeds. 10 Ihs. $2 delivered.?V. S. Gray, Af ton, 'renn.?ad v.51-1. Miss Lillian Horton,of Jones ville, spent Sunday in town vis? iting relatives on her way to Bad ford where she is attending school at the Stale Normal. Elbert Gilly left Monday morning for Greensboro, N. C, where he will spend several days on business. Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Wolle, of Wilder, spent the holidays in Bossville, (la., visiting Mr. and Mrs. Paul Martin. Mr. and Mrs. F. B. Stone re? turned to the Gup Saturday night from a visit of several days with homefolksat Athens, Teno. FOB SALE?Nice new four room suburban home with two lots on easy terms at a bar? gain. Apply to J.S. Bearaun, Big Stone Gap, Vo.?ndv. Mrs. M. V. Wells has moved into the l'ettit house on Poplar Hill, which she recently pur-J chased. G. 1). Jenkins has moved his family into the resi? dence vacated by Mrs. Wells, which he has purchased. Mrs. Carlisle Skeen, who spent some time in the (tap vis? iting Judge and Mrs. H. A. W. Skeen, returned to her home at Kentenia, Ky., last Thursday. Mr. and Mrs. Baynard Gibson, of Pcnniugtoii (iap, spent a few days hero last week visiting Mrs. Gibson's sister, Mrs. J. A. Qilmer Mrs. Gibson was for? merly Miss Kathleen Litton, of Dot, Vu. W. F. Freeman, of Wise, who is attending school at the Roa noke Business College, spent a few days last week iu the Gap With friend,;. Guyun Carico, of Bluefleld, spent a few days last week with friends in the Gap. FOR RENT. ? One 3-room apartment with bath, unfur? nished,in the Touraino. Apply to the MontoVista Hotel.?adv. V. F. Garrott, who spent the holidays with his parents in Williamsburg) returned to the Gap Tuesday night where he will resume hin duty us ussis tant professor of tho public school. Mr. ami Mrs. Creed Kolly, of St. Chnrlos, spent the holidays in the (Jap the guests of l>r. and Mrs J. \V. Kidly. Miss Mary Elizabeth Kolly, who is attending school at Milusburg College, Millesburg, Ky., spent the holidays in the (lap with her parents, Dr. and Mrs. J. W. Kelly. Harry Kelly, who is attend? ing school at Greensboro Acad? emy at Lowisburg, W. Va , spent the holidays in the (lap with his parents. Misses Julia Dickeosnn, of Oastlewood ami Mary Thomp? son, of Itoonoke, spent last weel; in the Qap the guests of Misses Anne und Lucy Maury ami attended the dance on last Friday night. Howard Nicar wan the guest pf his grandmother, Mrs W. H. Gilmer several days during the holidays, FOR SALE OR RENT.? Six room house, witter and lights. See II. O. Giles near Southern depot ?adv. Miss Catherine Brown, of Bristol, spent several days in the Qap the guest of Misd Caro? line Goodloe ami attended the dance on Friday night. Bass Perkins, of Bluefield, attended the New Year's dunuc in the Qap on Friday night and spent several days here with William Ooodloe. Miss (ieorgia Bostwick, of Bristol, spent Christmas in the (lap with homefolks. W. II, Nickels, Jr., of Bris? tol,spent Christmas in the Gap, Robt. Wren, of Bristol, spent Christmas in tho Gap the guest of relatives. S. A. Akers, of Atlanta, On., spent last week in the Gap with his sister, .Mrs. E. E Goodloe. Blirum Heed and Tommie Reece, of Norton, spent last Tuesday in the Gap with friends. Miss Ruth Roberson, of Mar tinsville, Va., who spent tho holidays with her mother ih Appalachia, spent last Wed? nesday in the flap the guest of Mrs. W. T. Goodloe. Miss Parilee Bie.kley spout Christinas in Middlesboro with relatives. Miss Ora Rush, of Abingdou, speut the Christinas holidays in the Gap the guest of Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Rush. Sum Buffet, of Now York, spent the holidays in the Gup with Maury Pruett. Mr. and Mrs. George Sewell and childron, Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Moore aud childron und MrB. Hurvoy Brown, of Mid? dlesboro, Mr. and Mrs. L. C. Skeen und Little son, of Ken tenia, Ky., spunt Christmas in the Gap, thu guests of Judge and Mrs. H. A. W. Skeen. Mrs. Joe M. Baker anil little (laughter, Katheriuo, left Sat? urday morning for Washing? ton, 1). C , whore they will spend several days visiting rel? atives and with Mr. Baker, who is engaged in business there. Mrs. Thurston Stone and ba? by, Dorothy, have been spend? ing the pant two weeks at Bris? tol with relatives. Miss Delia Pridemore spent part of the holidays with Mrs. S. S. Jessee, who lives above Blue Springs. Mr. und Mrs. Donald Selvage spent the holidays in Richmond with Mr. Selvage's parents. Mr. Selvage is a civil engineer employed bv the state and has been stationed in the (iap for several mouths. Miss Martha Hugi spent the holidays with relatives in Cin? cinnati ami other points Mr. and Mrs K. K. Burgess and daughter, Agues, spent a few- days last week at Ko inoke visiting relativen. Mr ami Mrs. Put Kugate spent the holidays with relatives in Scott county and near Bristol. Mills Roan Bruce spent a few days last week at East Stone (lap visiting Miss Christie Jo -es. Mrs E. II. Rhodes returned to her home in Port Norfolk. Vn , during the holidays after Spending several weeks ill the (Jap with her daughter, Mrs Norman Russell and little grandson, Norman, Jr. Dr. and Mrs .1 W Kelly ami family spent a few hours in Norton Friday evening where they attended a delightful din? ner parly at the home of Mrs Kelly's sister, Mrs. Cherry. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Homo and baby, Madge, of Boda spent the holidays In the Gap with Mrs. Ilor ie's parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Muiicy. Miss Anna Bird and brother spent last week at Duribar vis? iting their cousins, Misses Vir? ginia and Helen Compton. Mr. and Mrs Harry Meadows spent Christmas at Norton with relatives. Mrs. Rogers, of Brooklyn, N. Y., arrived in the Gap dur? ing the holidays where she will Spend some lime visiting her sons, J. I). Rogers in the (lap, and S?pt. (>. B. Bogers ut Keo. kee. Mrs. Woof, of New York City, is spending some time in the flap the guest of her daughter, Mrs. Edgar Burns. Miss Lillian Horton, of Bye Cove, Scott county, lias been spending several days in tlx; (lap with her sister, Mrs. Lucy near the Southern station. Chas. Young, of Stonega, W. P. Gambill, of Cadet, M. 1). Nidifer/r. M. Hilton and James Barton, of Norton, all of whom are employed with the Melcraft Coal Company at Co sr. tun, Ky., spent Christmas day visiting at their respective homes in Wise county. Tho bulk of the Floyd (dan of tho Witt family foregathered with Mr. and Mrs. J. B Floyd Witt Christmas. From all re? ports it appears that what hap* peued to the turkey and trim? mings was a plenty. The road between Norton and Dorchester Junction is being | repaired. The worst piece of j this highway at Interstate ('as-, kot Company's factory is being repaired tirst. ? Crawford's Weekly. F. 0. Whitehead, manager for the Chesapeake & Potomac Telephone Company, was culled to Smithtiold, Yu., on account of the sudden death of his brother, which occurred at Orange, Va., on Christmas day Hatcher Willis, representing the United Slates Tire & Rub ber Company, with headquar tors in Louisville, spent Christ mas in the Gap with his pa? rents, Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Wil? lis. Clarence Bobbins, of Low lands, spent Christmas in the Gap with friends. Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Drinkard, of Lynch burg, who spent the; holidays in the Gap wiih Mrs. j Drinkard's parents, Mr. und Mrs. J. M. Willis, have return? ed to their home. Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Jessoe an? nounce the birth of an 8 pound sou on December 16 at their home, 105 Denniston Avenue, Virginia Heights, Roanoke. Mr. ami Mrs. Jessee formerly lived in Big Stone Gap. Tho United Duughters of the Confederacy will moot next Wed need ay afternoon at the homo of .Mrs. .1. A. QMiner at 8:30. Holl call answered with a quotation about and Lee Jack? son. 1'ersous Bending in Horns for; publication must sign their names to them,which, however,] we do not publish. We cannot publish items unless we know who writes them. Every one sending in items please remem? ber this. Miss Juliet Knight spent a few days the past week in Mid dlesboro and Knoxviile visiting her aunts, Mrs. H. L, Drown and Mrs. Katie II. Lindscy. WANTED -Table boarders. Plume 'jr..? adv. H. P. Cochrau, of Worcester, Mais , spent a few days the past week in the Gap visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. C. t lochran. Miss Nell VanOorder, who is teaching in Oh'o this year, spent the holidays in the (lap with her parents, .Mr. and Mrs. ('. ??. VanOorder. Dr. \v. A, baker, who has been Colllllied to his room for several weeks on account of blood poison, is able to be out again, much to the delight of his many friends. Mrs. J.W. Ko.v and daughter, Miss Minnie Kox, left last week for Now York, where they will s|.d the winter with relatives. Mr. und Mrs. B. F. Warner spent last week at Vntinpolis, Mil , visiting friends. Mrs. F. Q, Payne, of Boanoku, spent part of last week in the (Jap visiting rebitives. Born to Mr. and Mrs. K. T. Carter on Wednesday before Christmas, a line boy. KOlt BENTl?2 rooms fur iiiahed for light house keeping, sleeping porch and bath, hot and cold water.?Mrs, Elllo Potter.?ad v. George L. 'Taylor spent last W eduoBilay in Bristol on busi? ness. Miss Edith Lent, of Cincin? nati, arrived in the Qap during tho holidays where she will spend some lime the guest of her sister, Mrs. J. A. Crocker. W. J. Smith spent the holi? days in Detroit with his wife and little daughter, Bettle, who accompanied him back to tho Gap this week, Mr. and Mrs. C, C, Uochran spent the holidays in Bichiiioiid with their daiiphter, Mrs.W, G. Hopkins, who was formerly Miss S.tra t'oclirau Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Cole, of Norton, ivere io the tiap Sun? day a few hours. Mrs Cole was formerly Miss Elizabeth Edwards; of Appalachian Miss Ethel Qdrrett, of Pose Hill, spent tho week-end in tin Gap with Mr. ami Mis. C. C. Long. Miss Frances Long left Mon? day morning for Belspring. where she i-. teaching school. B. E Wilmoth, of Bristol, spent several days last week in the Gap with his sister, Mrs. T. B. Stone, and attonded Hie New Year dance Friday night. Miss Martha Hugi has return ed to the Gap, after spending the holidays with relatives in Cincinnati. Mrs. F. B. .lessee has return ed to her home near the South? ern station, after spending sev? eral mouths in Richmond with her son, L. (K. Jessen. Mr. and Mrs. S. F. Ottrlright au.l children spent the holidays with relatives and friends in Bristol. Circle No. 2 of the Womau'ii Auxiliary of the Presbyterian church wilt meet at the homo of Mrs J. t) Smith Thursday, January 6th at :i o'clock. The Lloyd Guild of Christ Episcopal church will meet with Mrs. A. I). Oweus, Thurs? day at 3:30 p. in. H. E. Taggart, general man ager of the Stouega Coke cV Coal Company, spent the Holi? days in Florida with his family wliero thoy are spending the winter. Mrs. J. i)l. Willis, accompa? nied by her daughter and son in-law, Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Drinkurd, of Lynchburg, and son, Hatcher Willis, of Louis-] villi', went down to Knoxviile] last week to spend a few duyB with daughter aud sister, Mrs. M. H. Naff. WE HAVE A COMPLETE STOCK and have in our grairtery, Dairy Feed, Horse and Mule Sweet Feed, Chicken Feed, Egg Masli, Unseed Oil Meal, Cotton Seed Meal, tankage 6U%, line for pigs and hogs, Corn, Oats and Salt. Give us a trial order. W e also have a line grade o( Flour and Meal, NONE BETTER MADE. Irl A. Y We carry Alfalfa, Clover and Timothy mix? ed and Timothy. We deliver everything. Phone us your orders. OUR MOTTO:?Quality and Service. Big Stone Gap Fuel & Feed Co. Incorporated - Home ol ''Famous Black Mountain Coal." Plume 239. A. P. Hammond, Manager. i el 151 m 1 IE] I Virginia State License Tags ;0j .'?il a'J [51 ?a Irsi 151 fcU m FOR FORD CARS ONLY | [31 now ready for delivery Apply at lr3J ^ raj I Big Stone Gap Store Isi isl IS _ IQ1 si - il 151 pi p 151 MINERAL MOTOR CO. Incorporated ra] Ol 15! || Norton, Coebnrn, Penmngton Gap, Big Stone Gap | Inn rgj Our Best Wishes For You With the passing <>( the uld year- with its joys and its sorrows, its good and its ill for? tunes?we ;ue moved lo "strike a balance," and we lind that the good lias largely predominated For this we are largely indebted to the support and encouragement bl our patrons and friends. To all who have in any way contributed toward the material or moral .support of pur business we tender the assurance ot grateful hearts. Trusting that the coming years may hold tor you much that is good and as little as pos? sible that is evil, we shall ever remain (Gratefully Yours, Hamblen Brothers Big Stone Gap, Virginia_ _ I K.B.MeOI5CKIiVT jj V IITECT g l*'^V*?- Stone Oftp, Vn. $ South-West Insurance Agency ort lei S Incorporated^ Fire, Life, Accident and Casuality In surancc. Fidelity and Other bonds Real Estate and Commission Brokers. BIG STONE GAP, VA.