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The Big Stone Gap Post
WEDNESDAY, MAY 17. 1922 Published Every Wednesday by the WISE PRINTING COMPANY Incorporated GILBERT N. KNIGHT LINDSEY J. HORTON One Year Six Months Three Months Entered according to postal regulation .it the piist-ollicc at I'.ig Stone Gap a- second clifSS matter. PEOPLE WHO DON'T THINK A fellow walked aloitg the mam street the othci day reading a newspaper, Siiddt'til) lie tossi'd tin paper into the street ami continued In- journey. A housewife opciictl a can of tomatoes. The empty can found its Wav into the hack alley. A young couple wandered aimlessly along, en grossed in themselves ami the cnntlj tlwji nnr eat ing. The box was dropped onto tin- smleuulk. A farmer's horse cast a shoe in the tu et \ h\ standet picked it up and tossed il int.. a vacant lot A convivial spirit edged into a cornet and downed his last swig, and down went the buttle; And so it goes on (roni llaj 1.1 day and fronl y'.eiii to year, and s,, it h?s been going" since mankind leai tied to enjoy the luxuries of life. A little tossed into the discard here -aii other then?something sliinewhcre else - but al ways something that add- to the rubbish itial < hit tei- up a town ami renders the landscape h tit It is pmethoughtlesshes... and nothing eNe. Hut continued thoughtlessness of tin- kind op the pan of the 111 a)0111 y <if the population can soon itiake ;iii\ town reseinlde a deserted itifik heap < I'ni town and "in people deserve something hel trr. WAITING I t)K NOISKS Many Americans aic waiting to iieai the cm... furnace, and the sound of tin- liamiliei and the hilin of the saw, ami the song of (lie man iii tin- held There is profit in these itoiscsiltoi tin in I !. ?. We coined inoiiey dining die laid yvai hut we paui deal ly for Olli i it he- in the eilil. And there nie those who are reailv to ciiiii ;i again itndet like i iiuditiiins. The person who would see tin ravages ,,1 am>llu:i wai t'oi the sake of personal gain r- a pool Aiiieii can. He i- not an American at all lie 1- not C> r'fi He .should be invited io close the doiVi softly bi? ll iml him as he boards an outgoing shii i d >. .... ; to return. Editor mi rtin..1 cd under the w ise supervision oi competent and hib man instructors tln\ bail t. yedi; o( itcless ailil honor, and contentment, ami joy I In \ m.uk the beginning 01 lite, and its cud depend? greatft ttpoil the mannet in which they are spent. The national senate i- a tjignilied body of dijjiii licit gentlemen win. au- t.lignilied io'doVe then dignity. SAY IT NOW Sonic one wc know is jjoinji t<> <lie some time. Their good deeds will appeal to tts. and will lie emphasized by the death that overtakes our friends. Before the gras- begins to grow over them we will have many kind words t..? say pf thetn. Their sterling (|ttalitics will be extolled, an ' 'heir faults will he overlooked or forgotten. That is the way of the world. Mm it might l>e different. We might commend tlicir good qualities while they are -till here to reap the benefits 6i that commendation. A kind word means lintcll t.i those who are striv? ing tu do rieht- Ii encourages llieju to remain steadfast in then laudable undertakings, to perse? vere in the path of honor, and Id extend a helping hand tri othets who need oiit enlightenment. Say it to thetn in life. Tltey can't hear you w hen dead' FORGETS AND REGRETS ew tuen or women live or have ever lived who not tear "the seciels ot the family closet.'' Tili: human beliig is so cotistitutcu that sonnet ot later he oi she forgels and regrets cvei aftei ward-. When thine?unpleasant things conic up about the other fellow it iifighi be well to remember that perfection like perpetual motion is something vt'l to be discovered; ? .11 to .11 ins again ben ewis, forinei I'ailed Slates ?tVS ive ,o e di itting into .111 - thill ot In i nations niii-t i e ?le a final adjustment can he mil tltiit we will he drawn in iijfiire. We hope Mi. I .ewis Hut We vail to mind that in Cil the goycinUieiil and peopUi to jiff/puic i'itr watj litest- lot'csightcu men \vere hooted and jeered iinil ridiculed 11- j wen- considered visioharv. alatpt ? pec tin I lie.11 ins;. I listot V l l-.ro His the p.n t n e to. ,|; clotpiciit liinitlnlerH oi the hiir?|i-iis ih.it wdl n-maiii plahlji; I'liei are! ciintiniialiv ki-'pi mdooi.-. at iliini allowed t,, e'iijov the coinpanionsbip ot children, and are denied that liic in the . pen pin- ted blooii into hnniau vein- Vein later. Iheit deli, ii r..-i become a handicap hiTthchi - ? ? ; ? ? --ii' - i in the bOgiiiniiig^ I la- -mi silntie ? !-.,.'!, ill v otioii vii bestow noon them. ijde .. 11 v dolll 1 Taste i\ a nutter of tobacco quality Wc line it .. our hoar it WhflO.it the toWrok uirJ 1U I l.flllll.ll.i ilf o( t.l.fl quality (nil Kcnic < l tirlici Ititr) i hill [n .11 Olli? i ii?iifiif Iii? yii.t. 20 lor 18c 10 for 9c Vacuum tine ol 50 - 4Jc APPALACMA CIVIC LEAGUE The Appalachin Civic League w iil give a musical comedy in the High School auditorium at Ap palachia Thursday night. May _'5th. "SaVagelaiiti'' i- the name ot" the comedy ami is lull of tun and frolic froill the rise of the cur? tain tu the end of the play, which last it two hours. The principals and chnrus number about thirty ami at no time will the audience be given a dull moment. The pro' i ceils "l the play go into the treasury of the Civic League and the money used to finance one of theirj .worthy efforts 'Flic,league has been a wonderful help to thfci.t town and especially the school! i 1 i , did exceptionally fine work last year and we predict for them a success this yeai fr?iti the way thej have begun. I'.vdrv one should attend their play and keep thi-. splendid work going, l'c sides they promise oiie of the best evening!) we can spetid this year. UNITED STATES COURT HAS BUSY WEEK The I nited States Court for the \\ eistet n I h -ti icf of Virginia coil > cued in llig St.'iilc i iap last Moil day witli judge II. C. McDowell, . i l.yttchbiirg, uii the bench. Oiie ip the untimely death of T. Ji M.uiisey. foriilet attorney tin; the difctru i; t . L. ' i< n(r\. of Char lotteSvillc, and I. C. Shaffer, of Wylhevillc. pnistcuted for the ' it ?! el liuieuf , I'he docket jammed with Injuoi c -i -. M >iue Iii I \ of which was di.-pii--c.l of dming the tii-t du' . \. i . anil I". Mi Atkins ??leaded guilty ni liootloggiiig and H i?re gn i n dayji in the ioiiui> jail. U I'. i islinriiC was given (v.! dSiys fc>( the slime olVclisc. W. N Rlithei iVij I. 1 gc McKiilev K'estei SI cpheld. all iif Wi ? county, v, et it a. .put ted . iti a Uli ggiiig i haige. I'.t-rtha Sirkl lim lianiioii county, was liiied $50 for tampering With L'iiclc Sain' itla'tl, bill givelpipi jail term. MKS. HARVEY DEAD ? died last rlitusdav allem.ion at ?l,c honte; ot hit daughter. Mr-. II. \\, lludsotl, in tin- Gap, alter a lingering ilhic'Ss ol several Wetd Mm MarVjey was iti tin -i.?. etiij ? ? . ii I > i .u oi her agtj and has! lii.'ule lift liiltnc with bei dattjthtei lot -oiiie tiiiiC She Was .. di .nl jiicniliii ..I the lYesby (eriaii clintcb and a ineiitbci of lb,. 1 itdies' Auxiliary, ..| this I I ...ck Hav'cii.l'a . and bin ieu tlieiie on Suii.L.v. K'ia Jas. M. Smith CoUiiiictcii a pi ay ci: Set \ ice al tili; home ..ii Iffidav morning; i >.1 .,n ! Mi - I! W'. Hud-..n accom? panied the um.mi- lo l ock Ha? lt" and Mr. ami Mi -, S. II. .1 MOTHER'S DAY SEKVICKS t hie ol the iiin-t be.Intimi and ilupl'cSMVe set vice's oi the Cap, ua- In Id I.i-i Sun,lav morning at) tin- Mctltodist i hurch, Sotii'jh, bv u- pastor, liey. R. t, Reynolds: The chin , Ii was tastefully decor? ated with vase's ,.| red and white roses an.! ..tint lieattttiul cm Hou i I'-. In the inothcrs of the church! Mother's day coitfes but once a veil an I the impressive -cm..n which Rev. Rey Holds de? livered to tin- large congregation will ucvei In- forgotten l>v iatlier! m. ihci oi , hi Id wh., was'there to In ..; .'. I In- special music by the choir wr?s appreciated and espe? cially the beautiful musical poem lead'by Mi. I II King. At the close 1.1 the services sevbral new members were taken into the church. \t every service the member, visitoi ot stranger iti fite Mrs. Thomas K t ocbran. as -i-te.l by bet sister. Miss Low. was boste.-s kist Wednesday at Hearts. Those playing were: Mesilames II. A. Alexander, R. I'.. \l-o\ei. It I-, Warner. I. I. Kel? ly. Jr.; I W; Kelly . J. ( >. Smith. Ie--ee Suiiib. I. T. 'Winston, I. h\ Itiiilitt, |r., R. V.. T.lggart.ka'rl Sloebi. W, S. Miller. I P. [Man ton. Sam McClucn. A. D, Owens, If. Rrowu, |) p.. I'icrsiiri, Ray' Hall. Sam Ciiiudrv, W. C. Shttllk. 1st I'rize.MrSi K j. I'acgart. con? solation. Mrs Ii. A. Alexander, ? NJr s ? 1 ? ?_'1 i_^T ijjs n>m_ DR. G. C. HONEYCUTT DENTIST BIG STONK CAP, VA. [ Oltlce in Willis Building: over Mutual Uruj; Store ron Sale c H ENDS MAY 31st SALE PRICE $5.48 SI. IS dowii?$1.00 with each month's Lighting Hill until paid f) Per CenI Discount For Cash 9 Prepare now tor the hot days to coino ^ by purchasing one of these Wonderful Labor Savers PHONE OUR OFFICE to Send an Iron to your Home ON TRIAL g Electric Transmission Co. Incorporated fis ? ? ? -i ? See Irons on display in bur window. ^ ' f 1 OUR MOTTO I is full measure, full weight and honest i Is" goods for your money, our aim is to please \ci you. I If we please you tell others, if not tell us. | Fair anil courteous treatment, prompt | service tu all. llal c.ive us a call when in need of anything 15, !i?J in the,Grocery1 or Meat Line. .i ALL ACCOUNTS MUST BE PAID m IN FULL WHEN UUE. i 1 1>,!?7NE Hisel's Meat Market | t^T f3t.'^ 1?] Lsi[HJ Lst, fedtsj[aJts]fd]L'?(PlIh] 0Lg@Sf^fl?flSS(grM)^SE NOW IS THE TIME TO Build that New House .nid before you build let us figure your ma? terial. We can save you money. Give ?S a < h;mif. We carry in stock Brick, Cement, Lime, Plaster, Cary's Rooting (in rolls and shingles), framing, Flooring, Ceiling, Win? dows, Doors and all kinds of Mouldings. We have a Complete line of all kinds of I-t eds, Hay and Grain, Flour, Etc. We move, plow, and do all kinds of haul? ing. See us when your are in need. Our Motto: Service and Quality. Big Stone Gap Fuel & Feed Co. I nc?rporated Home ol "Famous Black Mountain Coal." Phone 239. A. P. Hammond, Maiia^r. 1 Sooner Or Later 1 While it poor clerk in a Philadelphia hank Jay ^ Ciioke got hi- start t<> wealth and honor by investing ^ Iii-- own savings and practicing1 thrift. During the i iV.il war In- raised ?nie Itillion dollars for the Federal government; Looke Was a great financier in his is, tiiiiei If ^ need an accunmlation of money sooner :| ur kiter. Von tiiaj want to buy a home, or; make a profitable hivcsinienwor go to college, or save the life -'I a loved cue stricken with disease. Man an account with it-; with a part of your earnings this week. Add something to the deposit every week. Know the courage of prosperity and the independence of ready funds. Multiply Your Money in Our Care We Pay 4 per cent on Saving Accounts I The First National Bank I OF BIG STONE GAP, VA.