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When In ob>t your meals at the _
Norton, Va. LIBERTY CAFE an^SS
"Never Saw
A Bug"
"The potatoes thflt 1 sprayed with Pyrox kept ersco.
until the frost killed them, -without a sign of blight. I
ncrcr saw a bug on them after using Pyrox. It is easier
10 apply than any mixture 1 have ever used, and will not .
wash oil in the heaviest showers."?L. A. LlTTLEPIELD,
winner of the first pri^cof $200 in a Maine potato grour^.
ing contest.
kills the bugs as fist as they appear, auJ pre*
vents bli;;ht and rot. Use it on the yuun?
plants before bugs or blights get their ?tart.;
Get this Pyros Crop Hook. It Ulla hj.. to yro"
tcci jour crops again;! ? u ?, vrbnus aud disease; .Ad&
fur a cjyy.
Sold in one and five pound cans.
We also carry Arsenate of Lead and Pari
Zi/ic S/toxct/t Store
Big Stone Cap, - Virginia
Judge E, T. C arter, o( date City,
spent Sunday night in the ? iap.
Mr. and Mrs. Malcolm Smith
spent a few days the past u eel; in
tilackshurg and other Virginia
Unfits Pettit, of Beatyyille, Ky .
has lieen spending -everal days
in the flap the guest of ln^ si^
let. Mis. j. F. Rullitt. Jr.
Deaconess Blanch Adai'iss, ?ii
Kcokce.spent the week end in the
I iap with friends.
I?. A. Sargent and little daugh?
ter, Ruth, spent Sunday visiting
relatives in Gate City.
FOR RENT,?single front
riKiin. lust floor, next to Cariies'
hoarding honst?Apply Mrs. J.H.
Wren.- adv.
A. P. Hammond and G'. Hop
Slniler were in Norton Friday a
lew hunts demonstrating the Du
rnt automobile for tin- Loitesbme
Pine Motor Company,
Mis. J. M. Baker returned last
week from a several days visit t"
llrist,,l and Johnson < !ity.
Horn to Mr. ami Mrs. I lettre;l..
Lane at their home in Ihe Lap
last Wednesday nigh'. .1 boy
weighing eight pounds. Mr.-..
Lane was formerly Miss Mary
Harr? 01.
Mrs. Edgar C. Hum/ and two
small children ami mother, Mr-.
Woof, left this week for Alexan?
dria, Ya.. where they will spend
a few days with Mr. Blirnz, who
,;s attending school then-. They
will also visit in New York In fore
returning home.
Mrs. J. W. 1 itintner and chil?
dren and Mrs. Gregory Thpinas,
of Appalachia, spent a feu hours
in town Sunday afternoon visit?
ing Mrs. E. F. l ate.
The Big Stone Gap Music Study
Cltib will meet with Mrs. I). B.
Pierson on Wednesday afternoon
May 17th. The subject for the
afternoon will be "Rithehstfein."
Mrs. Robert Graves, of Bristol,
spent a few days in the Gap the
past week the guest of her cous?
in, Mrs. C, C. Cochran.
Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Cocbrah left
Monday morning for Richmond.
V'a., where they will spend a tew
weeks visiting then daughter,
Mts. W. (i. Hopkins;
Mrs. R, M. Amos, accompanied
by her daughter, little Miss
Louise, was over from Croniona,
Ky., last week consulting I >r.
Miles, the eye specialist, of Nor?
ton. They" also visited Mrs.
Autos' brother, I. E. Bodv, in the
( irele No. 1 of the Woman's
Auxiliary of the Presbyterian
church will meet at the home of
Mrs. J. (.). Smith, Thursday af?
ternoon at .1 o'clock.
Mlllivlin MulliilS returned to
the (iap last Friday night alter
spending several months in Roa
Miss Doris Warner, who lias a
position in the general offices of
die Stonega Coke and Coal Com?
pany, left Sunday morning ior a
two week's vacation visit to St.
Louts ami De Soto, Mo.
Ii. G. Rennet. <>f Chilhowie. has
accepted a p<i-~ttn>:i with the Min?
eral Motor Company.
Mrs; W. K. Wolfe and little
daughter, of Wilder, spent last
week in the Gap with Mr. and
, Mr-. (i. M. Hrown.
I rank Still gill is quite ill at his
: Inuiie in the t iap.
I Mrs. \V. A. Haket and Miss
I'.nima Duncan -pent Saturday
; in Itristol -hopping.
Mi-- Juhct Knigiit returned tu
her home in tile (iap Monday
night alter a week's visit to
friends at Bristol, Abingdon and
l aiiota .
Mr ami Mr-. \Y V Head spent
la-t Thursday in Knoxville where
Mrs. Head had some dental work
K. I). I.e-lie was called last
I week to hi- home in Huntington,
I \V. \ a., on account oi the serious
' illness oi his lather.
Mrs. Malcolm Smith is attend?
ing the district meeting of the
United I laughter- of the Confcd-j
' ei ac v in Pearisburg this week.
\V. Ri Willis, of Somerset. Ky.,
a former resident of l?g Stone
Gap, bill w ho has been located in
? Kentucky for several years, is
spending this week in town visit
ing his brother, J. M. Willis, and
many other relatives and also
'greeting many of his old time
Mis- Bruce Skeen is spending
this week hi Middlcshorn with
relative- and friends.
FOR SALM?Used four bur?
ner oil stove. Ten dollars. Ap?
ply Western Union.?adv.
Any one interested in town or
school is cordially invited to join
j the Community League. Slail
$1.00 and your name to Mrs.A. D.
Ow?hS then come to the next
meeting and receive your wel?
come, i
In the future my Holstein Hull
will serve cows for a lee of $.1.00
CASH ONLY.?lohn B. Payne.
I Rev. C. Smith, of Lynchburg',
. held services in the Episcopal
I church Sunday.
Born to Mr. and Mrs. J. Pres?
ton Adams at their home in J?se
: phine last Saturday,a fine girl,
i making the eleventh child that
! has-been born tii them.
Mr. and Mrs. J. K. liorsmaii, of
the Xoi ton Flora) Company, were
I ill town Sunday morning.
i have all kinds of b'.arly Toma?
to Plants.also Pimento and S.vcet
Pepper, Cabbage, eis. I'rices
reasonable.? L. J. Horton.?adv
F.. A. I lamer spent Saturday in
Louisyille^'on business.
I Mrs. Floyd Witt and daughter.
j Mrs. Charles Witt, spent the
week end at Dltnbar with rela?
Mis- Ruth Watson, of Norton,
who has been working in Kelly's
Drug Store for several months,
has resigned her position.
Mr. and Mrs. t >.L. Maddox and
children, of Appalachia, spent
Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. R. L.
Hilton in the Gup.
Mrs. Sally A. Bailey and Miss
Georgia Seaton. who have been
teaching at Esscrville, have re?
turned to their homes in the Gap.
Their schools closed Thursday.
Telephone or see Mrs. Otis
Mottser it you need band-made
rompers or dresses for the little
ones from ,t to K years.
FOR, S?LE.?2 fresh cows.
Prices and terms to suit purchas?
er.?J. N. Moore, K. 1". D. No. I,
Pig Stone Gap, V'a,?adv.
The Ladies' Aid Society of the
Baptist church will meet with
Mrs. E. F. Burgess Thursday af?
ternoon at 1 :.U).
Mi. and Mr>. Sam McCluen
spent Sunday at St. Charles vis?
iting Mr. and Mrs. Donald Pres
Mr. and Mrs. S. P. Flecuor, Mr.
and Mrs. G.b>. Jenkins motored to
Stickieyvitie Sunday.
The Community League held
its regular monthly meeting on
May .ird at the school building
with twenty-live members and
visitors present.
The new president, Mrs. 1. ('.
Taylor, presided, and the meeting
was opened with prayer followed
)>y the reading of the Constitu?
tion and By-Laws of the League.
A li-t of tin- league members was
read and m-w members called for.
Eleven asked to have tlteii name
The following chairmen iverc
chosen: Mrs. X. II Salver, Fi?
nance Committee; Mrs. R. It.
Tinsley, Road and Street Com?
mittee; Mr-. M A. Cox, Mem?
bership Committee; Mr. A. I..
Witt.Sanitation and Health Colli
in it t cc. Prof. Suifridge made a
very interesting and enthusiastic
speech on the school and the re?
lation of the league to tin- school.
This was followed bv a splend?
id talk by Mr A. I.. Witt on road
and other improvements neces?
sary; No further business was
discussed at length, so tin- meet?
ing adjourned to be held the lust
Wednesday in June.
This report shows the amount
of tin- public funds in tin- ( Isaka
Red Cross treasury ami now they
have been used.
A public fund of $S4.t>-l was
turned over t.. the Red I foss By
Stipt. Green.-v.The following is
an itemized account of the funds
raised by the club :
Picture shows .$29.80
Sewing am) candy . 11.26
Receipts (net) frohi tacky
purty . 60.00
TotuI .$178.79
The amount spent:
The loom closet.$12.39
Sewing material . 16.39
c heck for moving pictures . .. 13.12
Groceries for Mrs. Brown. . . . 3.18
Help for Conroy family . :i.:if.
Groceries for Mrs. Ne.ily .... S. 19
Medical treatment for Mr. II
llummonil . ,60.00
Total .$100.117
The amount made .$178.79
FxpelKtitures . 100.07
Amount left .$ 72.72
$50.00. the proceeds of the tacky
party has been deposited in the
First National Bank oh a saving
account. This leaves $22.72 mi
tile checking account.
The funds on the savings ac?
count are to be used on the School
building. Since the work of onr
club has been questioned to such
an account it is hoped that this
report will make it clear in the
minds of the public just what has
been done with the Red Cross
Signed :
Mrs. J. B. barley. Pres.
Mrs. Thomas Green, Treas.
Mrs. F. T. Richmond) Sec'v.
n _
I am a candidate in the Craw?
ford's Weekly Contest and will
appreciate the support of all my
friends and hope they will save
their votes until 1 have an oppor?
tunity to call ami see them per?
Mrs. Ed T?te.
Big Stone Gap. Virginia
Was United States Attorney For
Western District of Virginia
?Is Well Known in Big
Stone Gap
Richmond.Ya.. May /.?Thoni
a< J. Mnncey, United State- At?
torney for the Western District
of Virginia, died in Roanoke to?
day after an illness of ?iie day ac?
cording tn news received here.
Mr, Mnncey was appointed to
the United Slates altorneyship
ab?itt one year ago.
Mr Mlincey was well known
in Bn; Stone (iap and had many
friends here and w s expected
here on next Monday to assist
Judge McDowell in holding the
May lernt of United States C ourt.
Mr. Mnncey was an intimate
friend of Congressman C. Hascom
Slclll'i ?llil other republican lead?
ers in the state. He spoke here
at political meetings a number of
times in the past.
Stricken Friday
Roauoke, V.T.; May 7.? Mr.
Muusey was stricken about noon
Friday and died shortly afternoon
today. The body will be taken
to Basti?, Bland county. South?
west Virginia, for burial at an
early hour tomorrow morning.
The deceased has been prominent
in Virginia politics for the past
thirty years.
A Rural Comedy Drama in Four
11ich School Auditorium, May, 13
8 p. In., K?st Stone (iap, Va., nd
liiission 1 ? arid jr. cents.
Harold Rtitlcdge.
.A Young New Volker
Jesse Williams
P?rrj Deatie.A Son of the Soil
Eddie Sproles
David llihheth. A New York Sawyer
George Buchanan
.Owner of Valley Fa mi
Karl Sproles
Azarinl Keep.A Chick Tinker
Earnest llurke
Jennings .
.i . Servant at Rutledge Mansion
Georirc Scott
Hetty Holconib. .A Country Flower.
Transplanted to City Soil.
Mildred Cawood
Isabel Carney.
..Niece tu David Hildrelii
Od'etta Wells
Mrs. Rutledge.Harold's Mother
Sally Cilly
Alvim llolconih.Sister of Silas
Marie Scott
Lizy Ann Tucker.Wim Burrow
But "Never Gossips". .Stella T?te
Verben?.Hired Girl at Valley
Farm .Anne Cuwood
ACT I.?- Valley Farm. An after?
noon in August. The engagement
of Hetty llolconih and Harold Rut
ACT II.-?The Rutledge Mansion,
New Yolk City, the following Dee :..
her. The visit of country folks to
the city to see "their Hetty". But
the serpent has crept into Rdeii.
ACT HI.- Same as before, three
weeks later. Hetty and Hand.I part
ACT IV.?At the farm again. An
evening in the next March. Th>- tri?
umph ill* love.
(?n last Tuesday night'at the
Amu/ti Theatre, the Art Class oi
the High School, presented their
play, The Winning W idow .which
was a great, success. The mem?
bers of the class who took part in
the play were as follows Miss
Anna Bounds, as Mrs. Snow, the
Winning Widow; Misses Kath
erine liarron ami Martha Allman
as the widow'- daughters, Kitty
and Margaret Snow. Miss Tliel
ma Kennedy as Bess Jones, who
was formerly a rich girl hut now
the maid in the home of the
Snows. Max Lile as Harry
Deane, the piano tuner, who
thought he was in love with
Kitty, bill instead the widow;
James Little as Rrgucld. the poet
who thought that he was in love
with Margaret hut instead the
widow. Instead of the daugh?
ters winning, it was a Winning
Widow. The success of their play
showed diligent work on the part
of the pupils and much credit
hould be given Mrs. H. L. Stil
The treasured remembrances of her
wedding day?the ?ifts of many loving
friends--are always the bride's most pre?
cious possessions.
They need not be expensive, but they
should express the yood taste of the giver in
their beauty and delicate workmanship.
Here you will find a wide rango of ex?
quisite Hifts at prices which mean remark?
able value -beautiful and useful articles in
cut glass, silverware; and novelties.
Expert Watch Repairing
xi =====
Appulachi?, - Virginia
THERE i; no sympathy ?o helpful to a
family that i- btreaved Ai that ?( trim
friend* and no help so reassuring as that nl the
gc?l funeral dire< tdr,
Acting in yout stc.id, he understand!! that he
must art in your spiiit, performing tat h task
with the reverence and u ndcrness with which
y?ui i ami hand} wuuld perform it i( they lUtild.
Sympathy which cannot he gratefully con?
veyed by words i> rev. alvd through Iii at is ut
service which bring t! ? comforting usiur?ncej
that every attention has been given
with thotightfiitncsj and skill.
htf.~lu rJ b> fftnittlort cj i^ri"i
uneral Director& Embalme r
Norton, Virginia
To Understand the Difference Between Sanitary Clothes
Pressing and the Unsanitary Methods Used
We steiili/.e and disinfect a garment (yhi
? .-,<.! .itssint! it with clean hot dry steam
Come iri and let ?s explain the many advaii
if our up to the minute method.
Sanitary Dry Gleaning & Pressing Company
OpOOSlte Mineral Motor Co.
PHONK No. 40
Bik Stone Gau. Va
fridge, their art lecher, ?or tin
work she ha- accomplished with
them. (
Twnty Teams'Begin Active Cam?
paign tu Raise $100,000?Old
Mountain View Hotel Site Has
Been Purchased for New Tent
Twenty teams, each pledged to
raise $5,000, have started the
$100,000 drive for the new Meth?
odist church of Norton. The new
hlllhliug will he the finest in the
county and one of the most im?
posing in the state. It will cost
$25.000 nn.re than the beautiful
Baptist church which was for?
male opened in Norton a week
ago last Sunday when Congress?
man Upshaw, of tieorgia. deliver?
ed the opening sermon.
Plan.-, for the new building have
been under way- lor some time.
The ladies of the church have
been raising money by sates and
numerous other ways and have
succeeded in making a Splendid
The present church has been
purchased by the Christian de
I "Sweets to
I the Sweet" ?
? Supplies that reeling |
S of satisfaction which ?
ET I* 15 ?11
are leading points in
? favor ?l the confec?
tionery we sell.
Big Stone Gap
I Kandy Kitchen
l\ B. SARVER, ManajiriT 10 |
nomination who will use tltr
Mountain View Hotel as a meet?
ing place: until work on the new
building is started.

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