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ontee. AWOMAN has to breathe the fra? grance of Jonteel, the Ne w odor of twenty-six flowers, only once to know it is a perfume that is rare and expensive. You expect its price lo be for? biddingly high. But you are astonished and delighted to find lhat Talc'-Jon leel sells at a price no higher than that of ordinary powders. Try it today. KELLY DRUG COMPANY BIG STONE GAP. VA. LOCAL ITEMS Mrs. ('. V. ITiuinry and grand ilaughier, of Jonesville, won? guests :?( I). S. Slump and Bluter at their ii,:ry home near Blue Springs lasl neek. Mrs. Karl Morris, Mrs. Ainna My i- and daughter, Melissa, spent sev ral days in Bristol last week. Mrs. Amna Myers entertained at anner Sunday, Br. and Mrs. Bray nd Judge Morion, of Appnlachia. Revj M. I*. Carlco and son in law, IV. ti. Snnpp, of Bluefield, were vis. ton to the (tap a day or two last veek. Mr. Calico was formerly pre idiug elder of the Big Stone Cap listriet, M. E. Church, South, and is veil known in this section. Miss Vivian Ballard, of Bristol, is ,Utting her cousin, Mrs. S. K. Banks, a the (lap this week. LOST.? Small, gold Edison foiin :aln pen on street. Reward if re? amed to this office.?adv. Tucker's Camp Grove fourth an lial meeting will he held in Big '.one Gap for the benefit of the col .red Baptist church. Watch for the liters. -,rd Miss Bertha MaharTey, who attend j the Slimmer Normal at RadfOrd n her return h?hrc spent two Weeks iiillng friends in Roahoke mid Ma ion, Va. Uiss Virginia Childless, of Marion. ? the attractive guest of Miss Bertha ?lahntfey this week. Mi-s Grace MahatTey is visiting ei cousin, Mi^s Madge MahatTey, at tnbodeil this week. ' Irclc No. 2 of the Woman's Aux liary of the Presbyterian church will Beet with Mrs. W. E. Wnmpler irsday afternoon at II o'clock. !'. W. Slemp, of Cincinnati, und Arthur Bastille, of Lexington, Ky., [..?in the week-end with Mr. Slump's ler, .Mis. Auma Slemp Myers, near ? . ~|irings. 1 .1. Elliott, who has been teach? ing ., singing school at Cadet for the ? two weeks, has returned to his near Blue Springs. Miss Doris Warner, who has been -pending the past four years in the Sap where she had a position *it!i the Stonega Coke and Coal Co., returned a few days ago to hol? lo He Soto, Mo., where she will tpend a few weeks with her parents -r:',.re going to St. Louis, Mo., where die will accept a position. Miss May Slemp left lust week for Williuuisburg, where, she entered school at William and Mary College. Mr. and Mrs. Tray. Kiddle and Sarah Horton motored down to rtnningtoh Gap Sunday morning ?here they spent the day with rela? tives. Hi Jeanette Pennington, of Fen ?ington Gap, spent Friday In the ''?P und attended the dance at the Armory Friday night. The Woman's Missionary Society f the M. E. Church, South, will wld '.heir regular devotional meet ?!f st ihe home of Mrs. J. H. Math ?*? I hursday afternoon n't three '''dock. 5lfs. E. L. Williams and children. *? Whitesburg, Ky., ore spending jab week at East Stone Gap visiting ?*? parents, Mr. ajid Mrs. Jini Tata. Prof. James T. Graham, of Jones ""ei was n visitor to the Gap Tuea Jniui-s M. t;i!ly and |.i audson, .In nlor t; illy, returned to tin- Gnp last i from a visit of several days tu relative? in R?'gersville, Tenn, K. Klunnry, Jr., and Bradley Ycairy, of Dot, Lee county, wore business visitors in town one day last week anil paid this office a business call. .Mrs. Polly Ann Richmond, wifr of the late .1. It. Richmond, of East Stone trap, has been seriously ill for several days at the home of Jonathan Kilbourne at Cadet, Mr. and Mrs. G. II. Pugh and Mrs. Bernice Gibson, of St. Pan1, spent Sunday in the Gap the guests of Mr. and Mrs. I. C. Taylor an I other friends. Mr. and Mrs. II. II. Kelts and son, H?rnion, motored over to Keokee. Sunday and spent the day there vis^ itihg relatives. Mr. nml Mrs. ("has. Young and baby, of Stbnoga, spent Sunday in the Gap visiting Mrs. K, K. Tat.-. P. 11. Stone, of the Stone Poster Advertising Service, was a hj 'ness visitor in Bristol last Thursday'. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Doughty and children, of Greencvitle, Tonn., hib I tored lo the Cap last week and spent several days here visiting Mr.s. [ Doughty'* sister, Mrs. .'.i. II. Gra j tier, v K?R SALB. 7 room house hear I the Methodist chtirch at a bargain if taken before the 1st of September; See W. Gl Colitis.- -adv. C, C. Long and two daughters, Misses Corrie ami Grace, Miss Pearl Miller, G. D. Jenkins, and Marcus I Iambic n went to Detroit last week, where they drove buck four Dodge I Cars for Mr. Long. They came hack by Cincinnati and Middlesboro and made the trip in about'three days and found the roads in splendid con? dition. Rev. II. I). Hart, of Imboden, lilt? ed the pulpit at tho Southern Meth? odist church here on Sunday morn? ing in tin absence of the pastor and preached a splendid sermon to a Irage congregation. The regular term of the l?g Stone Gnp public school will open the first week in September. While the mem? bers of the faculty have no: been given out yet We understand that a good one has been selected and that the flap will have one of the best schools next year in the hi.lory of the town, and the equipment here for high school work will be second to none in the state. Mrs. Willis Slaughter and two children, who have been spending sometime in thi.t section visiting Mrs. Slaughter's sister, Mrs. J. K. Tnggart and Mrs. J. L. Gambles at Norton am! Mrs, It. E. Taggart and Mrs. .1. W. Chalkley and broth? er, Josh Bullitt, in the Gap, left last week for Boston, where ('apt. Slatlgter her husband has been trans? ferred from San Francisco. Work on the Gap's now concrete road from depot to depot is pro? gressing nicely. The grading from the Southern depot to the Bnptist church is about complete and tin spreading of concrete has already begun. This road will have a live inch concrete base with n two inch bituminous asphalt top which will make it one of the very best roads in this section. Miss Ada Chirk, of Kingsport, is the a It no live guest of Miss Ruth ?lessee in the Gap. Mr. and Mrs. It. P. Warner, of the Monte Vista Hotel, motored to Bristol Sunday morning where they spent n few days this week guests at Hotel Bristol. Uufui Jennings, of Xirkclsville, Is spending a few days in the Gap with his sister, tarsi Emmitt Nickels. FOR SALE.?Building lot near school, 100 foot front ?t50.00. ' See W. G. Coutts.?adv. Mrs. A. L. Holten and daughter. Miss Louise, of the Gap, and Mrs. Ingles, of In man. left Sunday morn ing for Philadelphia where they are spending several days. Mis. II. G. Pangle, of Russellville, Tehn., has been spending several days in the Gap the guests of her brother and Mrs. C. V. Weoms. FOR SALE.?S room house in plat :t on the main pike. See W. G. Coutts.?adv. Mrs. Otlio Mullins and children, of Greeneville, Tenn., arrived in tin Gup Thursday, where they will spend several days visiting Mrs. Mullins' parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Money, and her sister, Mrs. Paul Home, at Keokee. Mr. and Mrs. John Taylor and children, Mrs. Emmitt Nickels, Jack Cnwood and Rufus Jennings spent Sunday picniclng near Jonesyillc. Mr. and Mrs. Win. A. Stuart, of the Gap, and guest, Miss Bodley, of Louisville, Ky., have been spending a few day; with relatives in Abing don. Mr. and Mrs. E. A. Ilarner and children, of Norton, were in the Gap Sunday. Miss Kate Lay, who has been spending several days in the Gap with friends, returned to her home in Coebum Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Bell, of Knoxville, have returned to their home after spending a few days in town, the guests of Mr. and Mrs. 1". It. Stone. FOR SALI-:.--:! fine building lots in plat II near Ike Belcher's store for $1?D.00 each. See W. G. Coutts.? ddv< Mrs. Mary Statzer, of Mendotn, spent a few days in the Gap this week visiting her sister, Mrs. Meta Rensor. Mrs. lt. E. Taggort entertained at her home on Poplar Hill last Thurs? day morning with Hearts in honor of Mrs. E. E. Goodloc and guests, Mrs. II. W. Beers and Mrs. F. M. Beery, of Atlanta. Mrs. Elizabeth' Agee Ockstadt ami small son and Mrs. Dick Atherton (nee Miss Anna Agee) of Washing? ton, D. f., are spending several days in the Gap the guest of their grand? mother, Mrs. Shade Polly. .1. c. Isaac, of Appalachin, who was seriously injured in an automo? bile accident on the Fourth of July,, bus returned home from the .Norton Hospital where he was taken at the time of the accident. He is paid to be improving nicely. Miss Mary Troy, of Graham, who has been visiting former friends at I'onuington Gap for the past week, is visiting her In other and Mrs. Fred L. Troy at Josephine this week. L. B. Wilcu.x spent a few days in Morristbwn last week on business. The Wise County Epworth League Union will meet at the Southern Methodist Church at this place on next Friday night. Every leaguer is expected to be present, and every member or friend of the church is invited. Mr. Ike Taylor has let the contract for bis hentihg and plumbing to W. G. Coutts. The plumbing Is to be the most modern tiled in bath and high grade Standard Sanitary fix? tures mid the beating is to lie hot water with the Coutts guarantee and reputation back of it. Mr. Coutts is not only the lowest bidder but his If, years experience and reputation never fails to get the business. Mr. Coutts urges on those in Wise coun? ty that plan on heating their homes to place their order now, as this fall is going to be a busy time for the plumbers.?adv. Circle No. 1 of the Woman's Aux? iliary of the Presbyterian church will meet at the home of Mir:. Sherman Goodwin Thursday afternoon at It o'clock. W. H. Wren, manager of the Min? eral Motor Company, with a party of sixteen left Monday night for Co? lumbus, Ohio, from which place they will drive to the flap fifteen Ford eais for his company. The present railroad strike makes it necessary for automobile dealers to drive their cars from the factory to their place of business, in order to meet the de? mands of their customers. Miss Patsy Miller, of Huntington, W. Vu., hus been spending several days in the Gap the attractive guest of her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Zion Parsons, at the L. & N. depot. Misses Cleo and Cora Smith, daughters of Mr. and Mrs. Brill Smith, of Huntington, W. Vu., are spending several days in the Gap vis? iting friends. Mrs. K. H. Mouser returned to her home in Spurtr.nburg, S. C, today (Wednesday) after spending several days in the Gap the guest of her sis? ter, Mrs. Otis Mouser. Mrs. Sally A. Bailey and Miss Norn Youell, of the Gap, who arc attending school at Fast Radford this month, spent Sunday at Blacks burg the guests of Miss Elizabeth Sprinkle, who has a position in the Bureau of Extension at V. P. I. Misses Anne and Lucy Maury, of Bristol, and guest, Miss Julia ilick enson, of Castle wood, attended the dunce in the Gap Friday night und spent a few days here with friends; Misses Maxine ami Louise Davis, l>r. .aii.t Mrs. George Us Hell, Keith Smith were among those from 111 is tol who attended the dance in the Gap Friday. Miss Blaliche Kennedy, of Cleve? land, attended lite dance in the Gap Friday night. lt. It. Aisover and son, Robert, Jr , spent u few days last week at Cedar Bluff fishing. Mr. and Mrs. A. II. Heeder Jr., returned to the Gap lust Wednesday from nil extensive wedding trip to Atlantic City, New York and other eastern cities ami ports. They are stopping at the M?nte Vista Hotel for a few days before going to 1 tit - hodeii where they will make their future home. Mrs.lteeder was for? merly Miss Susan Burden, of Din widdie, who taught in the public school at Appalachia the past session. WOULD PEED STRIKERS The duration of the rail strike has lost its horrors foe striking shop? men in Appalachia. Mrs. M. K. Mul lius lias offered to board free of charge until uu agreement is rcai li? ed. Mrs. MullillS has conducted a boarding house in Appalachia for 12 years. COLD SllOULDl^VoR FESS Not many moons ago they put Fess Whiteakvr in jail in Letcher county, Kentucky, and while there he ran for sheriff or something and was elected. He thi n decided he would go to con giess and started out but was stop? ped in the primary statte by Con? gressman John W. I.angley last Sat? urday. -1, EDITOR IUJYS ROAM ER John Ed Pearce, famous editor of Norton, has purchased a K?atner au tomobile and thrown his antiquated Oakland in the discard. During the past month Editor Pearce has turned ? mi a whale of a good paper. DIXON STILL IMPROVING Charles Dlxoh, Norton striker who was critically injured in u light with n Norfolk * Western strike breaker, is now out of danger at the Norton Hospital. Called Home on Account of Rattler's Illness Mr. and Mrs. Paul Jessee and chil? dren, of Johnson City, Will .lessee, of Chicago, Harry Jessee, of Roa noke, were all called to their home in the Gap last week on account of the serious illness of their father, S. I!. Jessee. Cards fur Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Reeder, Jr. Mr. und Mrs. II. R. Ithoads ami 'laughter, Mrs. Caroline It, Lewis, entertained very delightfully at thcii home last Saturday evening with ten tables of cards, complimentary to Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Reeder, Jr.', who recently returned to the Gap from their wedding trip. MOTORED TO ' JOHNSON CITY Saturday afternoon, Mrs. J. P. Wolfe and son, I'ete, Jr.. and daugh? ter, Miss Margaret, Miss Evelyn Al sover und Vernon Doniho motored lo Bristol where they spent the night with relatives enroUte to Johnson City, where they spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. J. Polk Wolfe. Sewing Party Mrs. William J. Smith entertained a few of h,-r friends at her home last Wednesday afternoon with u very enjoyable sewing party, in honor of her aunt, Miss Clara Smith, of De? troit. At the close of the nfternoon Mrs. Smith served a delicious ice course to the following guests: Mes dames J. II. Mathews, II. S. Benja? min, I, C. Taylor, Jas. M. Smith, II. li. McG. ckin, A. It. Gordon, H. W. Gillinm, Jaa. R. Taylor and Miss Claru Smith. GOOD "SHOW_ The Anderson Gulnn Company opened a week's engagement in a large tent opposite the postoftice Monday night, und had a good at: attendance at the opening perform unco which was far above the aver age show. This company is perfectly reliable and gives clean and wholesome per? formances. VIRGINIA WHOLESALE COMPANY (INCORPORATED) APPALACHIA. .... - VIRGINIA WE ARE HEADQUARTERS FOR MERCHANDISE IN OUR LINE \VK CARRY A COMPLETE LINE OF GROCERIES STAPLE DRY GOODS NOTIONS HOSIERY UNDERWEAR IRON BEDS AND SPRINGS STOVES AND RANGES SEND YOUR ORDERS TO US? \VK WILL SAVE YOU MONEY WHOLESALE ONLY We Purchase Every Week Country Produce Winter is Just Around the Corner You Have Ample Time Before The Cold Snap St.u ls To Have Your I lett? ing System Installed. Let Us Figure With \ oii Before You Buy Elsewhere. W. C. COUTTS BIG STONE GAP, VA. Do You Hate to Break in a New Pair of Shoes? Yon wpuld not need t<? break in so many pairs <>l shoe's it you would send your uld comfortable ones to lue for repairing. 1 REPAIR YOUR SHOES IN FEW MINUTES and when you gel them back you will see thai tin-} retain their old style and comfort. MY SHOP CONTAINS ALL. THE LA 1 ES I AND MOST MODERN EQUIPMENT for tin-repairing of shots and 1 larness in a firs! class manner. Send those worn shoes to me at once and you will be abje to get many months more service from them. A. G. CARTER'S SHOE SHOP OPPOSITE KELLY'S DRUG. STORE 35 A NINK TON PRESS i With the purchase of a nine-t?n \V<'l?li perfecting press, Crawford's Weekly, .Norton, will turn out an eight page paper in the near future. This press will he the lurgest he. tweeil Bltlefield and Bristol and will print and fohl eight pages at a time. DELIGHTFUL DANCE AT THE ARMORY One of the most delightful and thoroughly enjoyable dances that has been given in the Cap in a long time, was given, last Friday night by the Big Stone Athletic Club at the j Armory. This wns also the lust I dance to be given by the club this tc-ason. The music for this dance wns fur? nished by Weidemeyer's Orchsetrn, of West Virginia, which is absolutely one of the best orchestras for dnnc ing that has been heard in the Cap for some time. During the intermission delicious ham sandwiches, pimento cheese sandwiches, coffee and punch were served all the guests, i This dance was well chaperoned , liy a large number of the club chap NOTICE! As assessor of Tangible and In? tangible personal property for the Town ot llig Stone Clap, I note thai a very small amount of stock and bonds owned by residents of the Town have been Included in the lists turned in. This is probably due to oversight, and there is Just lime t.. make correction and save penalties. Am..m: these I would mention the preferred stock of the Kentucky Utilities Company and the bonds of Kitzmiller-Scotl Company. All pel sons owning these or other stocks or bonds who did not include same in their lists should at once furnish tue with statement of amount thereof. W. P. BAKER, Assessur.