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1&V0L. XXX BIG STONF. CAP YVKiF rni iwtv \/a u,rrvk,'r.^.~T~ ~ "- ~
E. 5TH STREET A
L. & N. BRIDGES W
8E REPAIRED SO
Contract Has Been Let for (
crete Floors ami Structural
provenients?L. & N. Hr
Closed Necessitating Deto
i on tract has heeii lit by
tow n for extensive repairs to
l a-t 3th street hi idge The
used by the 'Md dummy line
be of cpncrle Construction
work will start at oii.ee. '1'he
(ion now used will also be rel:
but the floor w ill be of wood,
pan - li> the steel structure \vi!
be made. The cost will
pi. ixiinately be S3.I KM
The bridge at the I.. ,\ N. d
liaS been declared unsafe
Closed to the public. The
dummy line nitltc is u..u I,
used as a detour to the station
w ill continue to lie lised tint il
concrete toad has been bttilt.
Tlte tepaii to this bridge
he more extensive than llio.-Si
tin- Last 5th street missing
,,.-t will lie about SvIKi".
liids foi (lie coiimhi. lion o
neu concrete stiert; yyili I.. ?
,-1 m the Mavoi S ..Hue oil
e\clling oi Ma\ 25th a: S i'i
A soon a- jnissible liiere:
IVork u ill be stalled . u ill- d
t.. depot route. Mayot II"'
ha- expressed himself a- b
highly pleased v. ith I til- sale ii
builds by the Sinking Ifiuid i
EAST STONE FINA
BEGIN FRIDAY NIG
biist Night Will Be Devote
Students in Lower Grad
Graduating Exercises
Place Saturday Evening
The closing exercise- oi
I a-t Stone i lap I I igh Si In...I
-tat t Friday ey eniiig ? ?: tin ? ii
I be tu -t ey clung yy ill be tleA
i., l be Primat V and I it an
grades. The program will In
yvork oi > hiUlren oi the lir;
seventh guides. Ail ..per
.gs ami drills v\ ,11 make u,
interesting program I'll
night.
Saturday y\ ill be i la-- I >ii;
the Sciiioi s. Eight studelils
Uradliate. Mr - Mildred (lay
the cla-. Those who ?ill i
in the class of '22 arc : M.I
i 'awood. Stella Tale. Marie S
sally Gilly. < Mete fVclj
I 'uyvood, t ir. irge Hm liai.au
lessie Williams.
I b.- Kev. U. (,. keViiohls.oi
this place, will delivei the
lalaureate Sei moll Sun lay e
illg at eight liVititil;.
KNIGHT AND GUNTNEH
WINNERS IN I.EGIOI
ORATORICAL CONT
Miss Hmb Barrotl and Earl
son Lose Only by Narrow I
gin?Small Crowd Enjoyet
Debate
t ail Knight and Miss I
I iiintnei. oi the local 11 igh Scl
won the $10 and $5 gold p
. ncrcd as prizes by the Allied
Legion, Appalachin I'ost, i->i
liest oralioii ,.n. "Resolved
the N'ational Bonus Bill as
posed in Congress Should
Passed.'' Knigiit spok ? for
affirmative ami Miss Gimttli:
the negative.
The subject was di baled
instead oi giving the prizes t.
best debating team, the itldivi
excellence oi the speaker
judged. Miss Ruth I'airoii
Carl Knight sp,,ke ft It the :
inative, and Miss Ruth t im
arid Earl Wilson tor the nega
H'.th Miss Hanoi, and kai l
?u made Splendid orations,
ike winners carried olV the i
"tily I.-.- a narrow margin
The audience was small,
those attending y>?.-ie more
'i'paid. The judges were
Sampler, \V. 'II. Wici:
1 ieorge Roebiu k.
The American Legion is
offering $10 and S5 in gold i,
students of the East Stone
school who writes the best e
".i "What Good Roads I
'ENS I CLASS OF '22 WILL GRADUATE 22- ISUF
LS
HT
il tu
it-'S
Take
sijug service was cotichided and
tlic sjicakei stai ted Im- ilisciitn -t
ii u ilif evening.
I If'. I lioilison is ii.il Seyen (? >oj
tall, as first ietiofted. IU' ioivj
er.s aliove the -i\ iobt notch and
In ,ks cdnsideiiibly taller. IU- is
a poweriul and pleasing speaker,
and loaves the impression that his
lue is wlwitlj .le i;, ate.1 to his
cause, lie -poke for aUifit one
Tltf revival was hrouglt. t.' tin
ciiv hv the I'resbvteriaii church
finals Begin Here Tomorrow
Tom..ri..v. at'teriiooli Mi-:- Mary
Mai ilia I >ai ehpoiI - pupils \v ill
g'i\' i a inn i il at ?"' !>?<.' loi l;.
Tin- lloiiie-tii Science class ..i'jii"t gi"
Siiss milie l-'uhon an.', the An summe
class ,,t Mi. II I Sulfri,dge will. *??"??? work at ulncl. time -In
ha ?? ? ? exhibit j m thi! hallvt a> leads i< cxpecjeil to tinislu
|,,y> ,,. the aiiiljhirmtii; I lie vo rl: | Examinations Now On
. ,t lu,th . ii the-su classes hav i ex-1 I' iual exanntiatioii'.-i tot the tern
Itetli Shligart, Charles I >'?'?
Stai i. N'euio lauiiita I avlor,
ert Rail W ilson am! I '.ma!.:
ilulph Vouelt;.
Mi-, liet ti tide Soil's I.am.
pe.u - on the i las's i 'dlibft >hi
itcil graiiititte until latei iii
She will talc ..
lam . 1 ietv\ e n Big Si' >n't! ' iap
Bristol ah. tit flit*, milt
In?--< ut it i- nei e .ai) to l.'o I?
Paul aiid around. IHniiig
pa!it wiiitfi. and ilp U] n. oi .
has heetl ahno'U imp. ..s:.11.K
account ut the hold; It is :l\*<
hiofed that ilefmite s'entiinen
routing "i the ' iiiiesolue
Trail \ i.i the Natural Tuiiiie
: ;
training ground.
cited a great deal ?
11 itiiiiieiil tjhis 1 ear a'
tending the inn " id i
ihak'c a . a refill slii.li
tavi.fahle I
?
>t iho .-v I
in Mundil
.1 the lower grail
Legan in earnest
itet ii<">u in
ides. The
Tu
PARAGRA
all . Inn. I,.- ,,i ihr touii
l>;n tit ipate Service's will lie
(?very tjveiiiiig at 7:l\0 with
exception 1.1 M.,ii.lav. when
I I...ms..11 takes a deserved
I- \ ii . body is cordially iu\ iti
.illi'ii.l e\ i-i \ meeting.
Al'l'AI.ACHIA COMMUN
LEAGUE
I In A|.|iala. Ina I iilllllll
I eagiie u ill jjivc a iiiUsieni
c.ly in tin- Hjgh School an
i Unit at Appahuliia Thtii
night. May _'5lh. '\SitVagel
is tin- naiiie i>i tin- i'.hii?-iIy a
lull in Infi and frolic froili tin
nt the i iirt.-iiii i.. tin- end i.i
play, which last- tun hours.
.iL. .ut I Im t v and at no lime
tin- audience la- nivrn a dull
mciit. I he proceeds oi the
go int.. the treasury of the i
I .cagtie and the iiiOucA it; ci|
nam e .me oi their Worthy ell
I The league has heeii a wod
the school; They did e'xeep
silly line \\.>il. last yeai am
year front the way thej liavi
gun. Every one should at
their play and keep this spie
work going. Besides they p
Ise .me of the best evening
RAYMOND V. LONG Wll
SPEAK KOR HILL?
Supervisor of Trade and It
trial Education Will f
Principal Address When
tier Stone of New High S(
is Laid?Hillman Detatrie
Raymond V. Long, State
pervisoi; of Trade and Indin
Education, will make the pi
pal address here pit May 27 \
the corner stone >?! the new
School building is to he laid.
I. X. Hillman, Secretary 6
I State It.lard oi Education,
I lied 'Mr. II. L. Suit ridge tha
gent business would prcven
coining to the (.jap lor that i
si. .11.
Mr. Long is a brilliant spe
a prominent Mason ami one <
leading educators in the s'at
Never rush into an argu
uitbout lirst counting the CO
defeat.
Ulli
llrl.l
ul is
Ii-,?
the
Tili:
iiIk-i
Ulli
um'
,ila)
Iii Ii
in l>.
rjl iltl
ially
liuii
1 WC
this
? l?
lend
ncliil
null
1 AN
idus
,lake
Cor
liool
(1
S u -
-trial
inci
vlieu
iligli
i the
iioti
t ur
t Ins
ak'cVi
i the
unit
st oi
hjbits (in Iheii sva> in. Mi
it ii Ige lias ? ?im \ ei .' j r?int
laleii l in her art Has? Miss
tun's e1" I- * an hang ? ait
"li.iu.-e keeping" <llhigl? atiy
they please
-
st?.ne ??' the -ii-v. High Si
building1 will h? laid l-v the
: !
If fade and Industrial Kduet
will make the pi in? ipal ad?
J. X. I lillmau, So? iVi in n
State llii.'ud .a l-aliii-aiii.il,
slat ell t.i ileliU'i tlit- a.lijVcss.
a Inn.; string ? i np|ic>iiit<
ma.It- ii impossible and Mr.
ITie -.Hin' f. ( :.M..; tile * 11 ai
era.le- will urcs'eii; an chili.
J. B. PAYNE END!
SHO T GUN IN HI!
TRIGGER WITH STI
Body Was Discovered by /
Umatead About 5 O'Clock '
day Evening?Is a Metnbt
Proihinent Kentucky Pare
Despondency Thought to
Lead to Suicide
Placing tin- muzzle oi a do
barreled slltii-gllll in hi- III
ami pressing the trigger lit n
ot a string alia, heil to his
John B. I '?kj ue. daii ) man. <il
place, instantly killetl In
some time Mnildas night or
Tttestlav mo! nine. W hen
body was discovered in the I
barn by A. ? I. Linisteatl', iuai
of the Electric Traiisnii
Company, about 5 o'clock
day afternoon a lantern was I
iug L\ the dead man'- nie.
hands still held to the ban
the gun. Death was bistai
the charge entered the lllblltl
blew away the back of his hi
Payne came to the i lap ;
two years ago froiti Lexitl
Ky.. and located here for
health. During the I.in p
oi the (lap he vvits at one
cashier oi the old Appal
Bank which was doing hu?
here at that tune. He is a i
bee "f one ?>i the oldest and
prominent fatuities of Lexin
I'riur to coinine here two
ul I in s. Iii?.I- .ill..-, ei the count)'
Maily win. an- (amiliru wii!
educational :i.l\ain i-ii.t n't ?l
County i-laihl lliat tili: vi-ai
I?04.-11 OIU- ol till- IIIOSI M. .
j I In- . ? .tint . lift ey i i knoyvu.
i uci I total eunilhu.-n: tin- year
Inn.I i in..ii- llinli I |,<jiji.>. .> itli an avi
Ma i attendance ..i S.S(k). Ijlie
u ill pay tli.. ..'?i i teat Ihm
tin-; i cur. lj)f the l'i IXjiI -t.i.
enrolled) and M the i\50il wli
li'nded regularly i)M\ SJ
graduate! ! Ins sccius Iii.,- a ?
..i-- pere'eutagei 11 is not T'i-.
Inn ? dard has heen set' a ? n.I a
nls late offers; atiyyyhere tip I
.hg student y\ ho . art ic ? a illp
i i itivay iroin CoeburtKW.II alsi
par ry tin- satisfiii tiou . i kriti
a..- that his preliminary e.ltliatii
a gliod :.s the l.e-t.
i ? i i ? _r
!? !
tittle
Kit
in.hi
: Ih.
i OWN LIFE BY l'LA?
3 MOUTH AND PULLIf
{INC. ATTACHED TO FC
v. O.
1'u es -
?r of
ily
llave
iil.?ic-'
.nth.
leans
.
this
i.sell
earlv
the
'ayne
Inger
s-l. .11
rue-.
ilirn
llis
el i.t
it as
l and
?ail.
ih. .lit
gton.
Ins
ertod
time
a.'Ina
iness
neni
nuVst
gton.
year-.
agfi In- spent si.me time in a
pital in Lexington in ah ell,
i cgaiit his health.
I-1 i. ii.l ? ..! the de.i.l mar,
I hat he has I.ecu dcspotiden
some time. He was a bael
au.I never hoarded in one
for any length of time. His
ing was atfected ami In- was
I.. In- sensitive regarding th
feet, and this is thought to In
ni tin- leas.iiis why he change
hoarding houses so much
I le is sin y iy ed. by tyy o si
l.oth of Lexington, who wer
lilied oi In- death by Mr. I!,
b'ox. yyln. has been acipta
with the Payne family for a
her oi y ear-.
The body was viewed by M
llorsley, win. decided thai
man came to his death by bis
hand. An inquest yyas not
Shortly alter Mayor, Ho
yveiit to (.he scene of the si
the body was removed to Ta;
undertaking establishment v
it yvas prepared for remov;
Lexington t>. Which place ii
escorted Tuesday night by
ace Pox and l\. T, Irvine.
Ii the dead man left a .
tneiit oi any kind it had not
found up to the time 61 got
pn-ss. His unexpected end
as a shuck and surprise to a
mis
will
liia'i
I. \l> i tellii
?
'. ?
iJk.uiijd l'n-M.u, fevi-nij I
?
!
home of Ml-. 1 'Ii ? Mntti
Kitiktr Hill SatiiKlaj nilc'i
?
iluldren. Hl App.ilachia.
Suiiila) hi tin- 1 iap uitli M
Mi - U i.. Hilmu.
Mi I-. I. Muri..ii deligl
i-iitei tainuil: ivitli i '
Sundav in Iiiiiii.i ui bei !..:?
liiftlulliv Mi
liiiu". ?tiil clii
INC
IGT
ri t<
I Ii il
It'll il .
place
Iiear
siaii!
1 l>
i- iiu
iracc
liitecl
iiiiin
layor
the
ovyh
hehl:
rsley
lieide
,'herc
..i \\,w
tlini.ef j.
ktiiiiiti
idee, w
Misses Ada
II. (if ?aijlev
i.ue the attractive guest? ??! I
IL aunt. Ml . \\ Ii Utlllll
'?ll|i this week.
I .it tie Mis-i l.oliiky I i
daughter <?t Judge and Mr.. I
t artei, of I inte i ily, i- \ is
min. Mi- 11. A. Sal-gen
the t ian this Week,
key. C. \Vi D.aii. oi
liirmer pastor id the .--?lit
Methodist i Inn, Ii ai tin- p
it as in the i lap this w eeki oi
return In line in ni u trip to I
well.
Mi-- i. ora i ifitliii '.i ll Mm
t'oi Louisville. K'. . where -In
attend the graduation eixef.
..I liei sistet.
Mi-- kiith \Vats??n, of X..
who has been working in Kt
Drug Store i,.: several iiio
left la-t week ii.r Valparaiso/
where she has accepted a posi
Mr. and Mrs. Ii. X I oilier
'laughter, oi Stoilega, wet
town one day last week shtip
ami visiting friends.
l-'iaiik Allinan. who has
employed tor some tone a- t
driver mi county road work,
-non take up a new position
il tri] the Norton Packing Com pill
was ! Norton.
Hor- Clifford Smith, son of Mr,
j Mrs. Malcolm Smith, of the
-tale who is attending schiii I at \\
been j ington and l.ec University,
ng to ibeen elected vice-president ,,
came I Y, M. C, A. for the nest
II his Clifford will return to Iiis lioi
i>o.
L EAST STONE GAP
TY WILL BUILD NEW
$75,000 SCHOO
Big
Will
Lick
tliis
l"r
next
ii.
ecu
I in
has
ilnih
()n
itlg
.litis
i in ?
tnty
that
Uoiuls Are Sold arid Work Wi
Begin Soon?Plan lo Have
Completed for Next Tertu
SctiOOl Holds County Attei
dance Kecord
l ite school board of I .;, -t Stoi
1 iap are making plans tor tl
Iding ill .1 $75,t ? <> 1-m. k schOi
building tins stlmtiier. The bolti
ftli the it.ork vycie sold last ivce
und the hoard hl>pes to have tl
new building ready for itext Se|
tcinhcr, 11 will have I t rooil
ni'l he tu. > --t, ,riefi
I'lte rapid growth of tin
ijtakcs the building of a mo,lei
? . ho.,1 building necessary. .'
liresl.Mii ."us students aru eitrolle
and more would he taken care .
Inn [oi the crowded coiiiiitiori
AI o oi ? five \ eat - ago .in .idditm
Was made lo the present Wo.
-ti in ttitv.bttt -'liini became i r<?ft ?
ed. I he seho.d holds (lie attei
? lau. e trim.! oi the Colilltv, lud.
?an,' an ay ei age i ?: ' >5 i iei > etil. f.
he lei in
J; I . iii ahiiui. print iji.il i!it tl
-ihonl. has I.een one ot the ii'io
' In , ? ? -
t-y ei had llr i- a \, npig in ?
and hclicve/s in edltcati'lti lus
?
l>r,.i\erneuts iii the present Utli
.it?? 1 is i.ioinl oi ihr ie>.it.I the ti
CHRIST CHU KCIt
' 'ii a,. till tit ol the ?ei ic.< i .
tin- -? Ii ...1 Ii. .use i .11 Suini:
moi iiinii there will lie llo pi i-;il !
.!??.?! ,
i in Sdniday, June Ith, the he
l-ji i . I'.m ntt n ill pi ea< h at
PH HAPPENINGS
innig In- pareii'ts. Mr. and Mi
ti... i ;.. plastei the u
laud Hotel ai Mi.Ml,
?
- .a;-. Mr i liesinid
' b i iimpleled the pla
iuil the Ue'w e.mi t In
I a
Mi ,, ll.iii >
r husband,
verjil niontl
Ik.tri in t:
her Inntii
.? oipei Is
at t!
as his worl
H tit lion I
I. I', t.i:
1 a-l St-.n
spent part .
ute \
it- 'iap. Iff I I in ? I
e in Kotiiiol.e A
t?. j. -in In i a - - .
with the Ifjiiie < i
iillph ti
iliipans i
lain: pi in
Cup II
last
itendi
ipal ..t
'It S.li
,1 the C
I he
,--lo
li-'s Vttxili
Church
ltd
il regular itioiitk.lv meeting!
iiths
lud .
an.I
e in
ping
been
ruck
will
with
iv at
the t bill ch Tlttirstla) at _':
p. in. I'It-it se note the change
tiiiic . in as i omit i.i tin- liiiisit
|ir.igratn to be giy en i! the Sclii
auditorilllil at .1 :.t?. 1 'lea--e be ?
It. I'. Witt, manager "i tin- I'
lea Drug CoiiipauV at I'.rrea, K
i- spending this week in town \
ililig relative--, lie i-- jlliit ice.
eriug from an operation i
chronic appendicitis and will
liei e for :-t-\ ei it) da\ - In i. ii e i
Inrnilig lionie. Mr. \\ it', lias
Ins interest in the thug store
that place ami will probably tin.
lii> family back t.. ihr t iap in t
near future it bis plans Wiifk oi
lie is novt considering taking
tia\cling position. Mr. Wittw
at one tune manager ot the M
ttial Pharmacy at tins place.
U. D. C. WILL OBSKKVl
MKMOK1AL DAY
and
flic United Daughters of I
Confederacy ami the members
the Community League will .
-er\e Memorial Day at Gleite
Cemetery on the afternoon of .\
nip. I mortal Day.
islii I The two s
has
it t he
year,
lie in
iietu
the American Legion to take p
and it is thought that they w
The occasion will be observed
appropriate speeches and to .1

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