Bay (hit Ggarette and Save Money
Mrs. J. P. Wolfe Entertains
U. D. C. at Blue Tea Pot
Mrs. J. P. Wolfe whs the hostess
of the September meeting of the
United Daughters of the Confeder?
acy ut her home last Wednesday af?
The meeting was called to order
by the new president, Mrs. Malcolm
Smith, and the new secretnry, Mrs.
W. T. Guodloc, called the roll and
rend the minutes of the August
meeting. After that a number of
important business matters were
taken up and attended to. One of
the most important was the appoint?
ing of new committees for the com?
ing year. Following nie the commit?
tees and their chairmen: Special
days Mis. .1. I.. McCormick, ("hail
man, Mrs. It, T. Irvine, and Mrs.
II. A. W. Skccn. Markers of Graves
-- Mrs. ,1. W. Kelly, Chairman, Miss
Edna Gilly, Mrs. J. P. Wolfe, Miss
ltosa Drldcmore. Kelicf? Mrs. 1. T.
Gilly, Chairman, Mrs. K. K. Goodloe,
Mrs. .1. A. Gilmer, Mrs. Sully A.
Itiiiley ami Mrs. It. E. Taggart. Ed?
ucation?Mrs. J. 11. Wnmpler, Ghali
man, Mrs. lt. E. Taggart, Mrs. Jits.
M. Smith, Mrs. it. A. Alexander.
Collecting ltecords ? Mrs. C, C.
Cochrnn, Chairman, Mrs. George I
Taylor, and Mrs. E. J. Proteolt.
Membership Committee?Mrs. Kied
1.. Troy, Chariman, Mrs. J. II. Ilagy,
of Inlbodcn, Mrs. Dr. Sikcs, of Wise,
Mrs. Ii. C. Wolfe ami Mrs. Irby
Nickels. Music?Mrs. W. S. Bever?
ly, Mrs. J. W. itush, Mrs. E. J. Pres
colt and Mrs. It. ti. Reynolds.
Mrs. J. II. Daughcrty is agent for
the Confederate Veteran.
Mrs. It. A. W. Skccn and Mis.
.1. 1.. McCormick were elected del?
egate und alctrhate to attend tin- an?
nual State Convention, which will be
held in Krcderlcksburg in October.
Mrs. George I.. Taylor, historian,
then took charge of the program for
the afternoon. The subject was l.ee.
Mrs. 11. A. W, Skeen read a very in?
teresting chapter on the Decision of
l.ee al Arlington. Mrs. Rush Sang
two beautiful solos and Mis. George
1.. Taylor ended the program with a
humorous recitation "Au Old T- in
Mrs. .1. P. Wolfe then invited 11.0
holies over to the Tea Pol Tea Room
Where they were served a very de?
licious salad course and iced tea.
Those present were Mcsdaines
Malcolm Smith, J. 11. Ilagy, W. T.
Goodloe, D. c. Wolfe, J. A. Youell,
J. W. Kelly. J. 1.. McCormick, .1. W.
Rush, I. T. Gilly, Skeen, Mary Shuuk
and Fred I.. Troy.
The prize winning babies of the
annual baby show of the Wise Coun?
ty Fair last Friday were: liest boy
and girl under 1 year, Colontaii
Clement, Norton, and Peggy Hall.
Thi- judges were Dr. David tap?
per, Russell County Health Officer;
Dr. W. K. Cliiic, Mrs. it. Daligheity
and Mrs. C. I. Staton, The stand?
ards of the Virginia Stale Hoard of
Health were used in deciding the
The judges agreed that tiny had
never seen fifty piettier or finer ba?
bies than those in the contest. They
weie 95 per cent, from n phisicsl
haltll standpoint. It is to be regret?
ted that it was impossible to give
prises to all of the babies that de?
The near neighbors, relatives and
friends of William Goodloe, joined
with him to celebrate his twenty
first birthday on Friday evening at
the home of his parents, Mr. and
Mrs. W. T. Goodloe, The entire ev?
ening was enjoyed to the utmost,
especially when "Uncle Jack" read
the love letter and Miss Mary Mar?
tha Davenport Bang "Mb." The cut?
ting of the beautiful birthday cake
was the most interesting feature.
Miss Gilbera Knight cut the rim;.
Fred Haley cut the button and R?s?
sel Palyer cut the dime. Delicious
punch was kerved with the cake.
Who Are Engaged in Har?
vesting Corn, Tobacco,
Hay, Potatoes and Apples
Under Favorable Condi?
The past two weeks has been a
very busy period for Virginia farm?
ers, who have been engaged in har?
vesting corn, tobacco, hay, sweet
potatoes and apples under favorable
weather conditions, according to the
Virginia I'rop Reporting Service.
The corn crop has been maturing
quite rapidly and already a consid?
erable part of the early crop has
been cut. The yield is generally
very good, although not quite as
heavy as was expected a month ago.
.Most of the tobacco crop has now
been harvested. The weather has
been unfavorable (or barn Cll.'ing
and some damage has been repotted.
The crop is generally one of the best
ever grown both in quality ami
In the Valley and Southwest land
has been prepared for seeding when;,
although none will be sown for sev?
eral weeks until cold weather will
decrease the chance of damage from
The late white potato crop has im?
proved in some sections, and the
yield will probably be up to the av?
erage. The sweet potato crop is
turning out fairly well and is stead?
ily moving to market, 1,500 ears
having been shipped to September 0,
compared with 1,280 cars to the
same date last year.
The season has been very favor?
able for harvesting the large hay
ciops of COWpcas, soybeans, ami fall
grasses, pastuies are generally very
There has been some little im?
provement noted in the peanut crop,
lint it is too late for any material
chance to be made in yield,which will
be less than usual.
Excellent progress has been made
in harvesting the commercial apple
crop, which is now estimated to he
'.?'.iL',(Ulli barrels of which there in
approximately 307,000 barrels of
Yorks, 228,000 barrels of Pippins,
170,000 barrels of Wine'saps, 57,000
barrels of Hell Mavis, 20,000 barrels
of Slnymnns, 10,000 barrels of
lilaek Twigs ami $9,000 barrels of
other varieties such as Hominis,
Grimes, Jonahtans, Home Beauties,
etc. Few sales have been made at
the prices offered, so a large pari of
the crop is being stored by the grow
l.ivcstock is generally reported to
be in good condition, although there
is some complaint tlmt cattle have
not fattened iuT> well as usual. In
some sections there is considerable
demand for sheep.
LEAGUE UNION MEETS
Coeburn, Va., Sept. 21.?The
thud Wise County Ep'worth League
Union hehl its meeting in tin- Meth?
odist church at Coeburn, Va., on Erl
day night, September l?th. About
one hundred and seventy-five
Leaguers, made this meeting an en
thusisstic one, and there were
many welcome visitors from the lo?
cal ami surrounding community,
The usual social hour, from 7 -15
till 8:16 was greatly enhanced by
music of the livelier sort, which was
furnished by the Coeburn Orchestra,
consisting of seven pieces.
The County l'.pworth League pres?
ident, Hermen Kirchner, of Norton,
presided over the meeting in his
usual straightforward mannet. The
minutes were lead by the secretary,
Miss Lucile Ashworth, of Coeburn,
Excellent speeches were made
throughout the program, Miss Kditli
Cherry, of Notion, Va., gave some
splendid suggestions during her t ilk
on "How to Win New Members "
Mr. Paul Grundy, of Stonegn, as
chairman of the program committee,
spoke in connection with the wok
and plans of the committee.
Miss Elisa Shugart, of llig Stone
(lap, spoke forcefully on the social
department of the Epworth I.eag'ie,
telling of its possibililis, etc.
These talks were interspersed by
musical numbers of the most un?
usual sort. Three selections were
beautifully played by the Coeburn
Mrs. Hoy G. Boat right, of Coe?
burn, sang "Oh, Dry Those Tears,"'
with Mrs. M. A. Stevenson at the
piano and Miss Lucile Ashworth nt
A saxophone solo?Polish dance
by II. Englcmann, was played by
Miss Lucile Ashworth.
The regular business session fol?
lowed. It was decided that the neXI
Union meeting should be held at
IStont-ga on Friday night, October
The banner held by Coeburn up
to this time, was won by the Stoncg-i
League, which showed a record of
.80 per cent, nceording to the basis
of the pennant contest. The town
in which the meetnig is held is ruled
out of the contest.
The church was nrtisticallv dec?
orated in yelloV nnd white crepe
paper, the League colors; a profu?
sion of golden rod and potted plants.
Refreshments as served by the Coe
burn Leaguers, consisted of lemon?
ade slid mints.
ROBERT SKEEN HAS
Car Plunges Over Bank and
He is Caught Underneath
Robt. I.. Skeen and little Bvc year
old sister-in-law, Ruby Years-, bad
a narrow escape from being killed
Sunday morning when their car
plunged over u steep hank a short
distance this side of the L. & N. de?
pot. The little girl escaped prac?
tically unhurt, hut Mr. Skeen was
Caught beneath the car und a large
rock which caused internal injuries,
lie was unconscious for several min?
utes after being rescued by some
pintles who happened to he camping
near the spot and quickly removed
him from beneath the car. Mr.Skoen
was brought to the home of his uncle
Judge II. A. W. Skeen, where he is
being waited on by physicians. Al?
though he is sutTcring considerably
sit this time,physicians have reason
to believe that bis injuries will not
result seriously. It will be n few
days, however, before the full ex
lent of his injuries can be ascer?
The car turned over the bank
when Mr. Skeen released the steer?
ing wheel tu reach up ami adjust tin
top which become unfastened at Un?
wind shield. He nlso sutfered a
mashed thumb ami for a while it
was thought it would have to be am?
BODY OF PETRIFIED
MAN FOUND IN NEW
Laborers employed by the Inter?
state Railroad Company unearthed
the petrified body of a mall while
evacuating for u new cut below Nor?
ton hist week. The body weighed
about 230 pounds. In life it is re?
ported that the man would have
weighed in the neighborhood of till
Undertaker Fred King, Norton,
took the body in charge, and turned
it over lo the relatives who claimed
the dead man's name was Rniney
ami had lived somewhere near the
TOWN WILL HOLD COW
FOR RANSOM, MAYOR
Any cow caught out on the streets
after nine p. in. will he abducted to
the official corral und held for "ran?
som" by the town of Norton, says an
official decree issued by Mayor Cam
bios, The famous town cow was
doomed to unromantic pens by the
council in Norton last winter. There
was much howling and building of
cow pens for a while, lint the old
tulip eaters are again on the ram?
page i hew ing up nice Full cabbages
and turnips. Until the law is revok?
ed, says Cnmbloa, it will In. enforced.
The "ransom" required to release
cows is $2.
COURT WAS DECLARED
FAIR DAY AT WISE
In order to give every one an op?
portunity to attend the Ninth An?
nual Fail at Wise Judge II. A. W.
Skeen closed up the tiook of justice
for the duration of the fair. Court
was begun ngniii on Monday of this
J. F. HEATHERLY
OPENS SHOE SHOP
J. Fi lleafherly, who has been run?
ning i. shoe shop at Roda for the past
four years, has installed a shop at
this place, located opposite Mineral
Mr. Ilcatherly has Champion Shoe
Shop machinery and will do general
line of shoe repair work. The name
of the shop will he J. F. Hentherly
Shoe Shop and the business was
opened hist week.?adv.
Two Tommies went into a restau?
rant and said to' the waiter, "We
want Turkey with Greece."
The waiter replied: "Sorry, Sirs,
but we enn't Servis."
"Well, then, get the llosphorous."
The boss came in and heard them
und then said, "I don't wa*ht to Rus?
sia, but you can't RouiUHnia."
So the two Tommies went nwny
Hungniy.?Commerce and Finance.
Two base ball games were the
main attractions at the Wise Fair
last week. The first game was play?
ed between Dorchester and Appa
lachia and resulted in a victory for
Dorchester by a score of 5 to 2.
Straley Kelly pitched for Dorchester
and Byrd pitched for Appalachia.
Both pitchers are leading twirlers of
the Johnson City team of the Appa?
lachian League. Also a number of
other Appalachia leaguers partici?
pated in the games.
On Saturday Dorchester was de?
feated in a fast game by the Jenkins,
Ky., team by a score of (1 to 3. Dean,
of Kingsport pitched for Jenkins
while Bob Taylor aad Lumber Price
played with Dorchester. a
Louisville, Ky., Sept. 24.?That
drivers of automobiles are becoming
more careful is borne out by a re?
cent check made in Kentucky by the
Safety Department of the Southern
Kail way System.
Ajt three different crossings on
the Dixie Highway, observations
were made last month with the fol?
lowing practices noticed:
Number of vehicles passing ov?
er crossings . 9?7
Number stopped before cross?
ing tracks . 221
Number where driver looked in
one direction . 36-1
Number where driver looked in
both directions . 566
Number where driver crossed
without taking any precau?
tions . 68
Number crossed at speed ex?
ceeding twenty miles per
hour . 28
This check discloses that one driv?
er out of every four actually stop?
ped to make sure that no trains
were approaching before crossing
the tracks, 57 per cent, looked in
both directions ami 117 pet cent look?
ed in one direction before crossing
tracks, while only ti per cent, failed
to consider care at crossings and
crossed without taking any precau?
"It takes very little of one's time
to make sure that no trains are ap
preaching before crossing rnilroad
tracks," says a statement issued by
the Southern, "and it is hoped thnt
you, Mr. Autoist, will ever hear in
mind that the warning that is dis?
played throughout the country,
'Cross Cautiously,' and never be list?
ed as crossing tracks without taking
due thought of the danger. It is by
far the wiser to be careful than to
ignore any of*the many precautions
Lady Customer: "1 want some
Hinds Honey und Almond cream,
New Clerk: "Sorry Lady, b-i*. we
don't have it. Won't Eskimo pie do
just ns well?"?Charlotte Observer.
Order of Publication
VIRGINIA:?la the Clerk's Of?
fice of the Circuit Court for Wise
County, the 2Gth day of September,
C. M. Drown, Complainant,
T. C. Rutherford, Jr., et nls., De?
The object of the above styled
suit is to have partition of Lots 11,
12 and 13, Block 55, Plat 1, Big
Stone Cap, Virginia, ami to have a
one half interest in the same allot?
ted to and laid olf to Complainant;
and it appearing from affidavit filed
according to law that the said defen?
dants, l-\ N. Rutherford, Andrew J.
Rutherford, William K. Ruth?
erford, James M. Rutherford,
Vinn Rutherford, Jeston Ruther?
ford, Viola Rutherford und Al
vonia Rutherford are not resi?
dents of the Commonwealth of Vir?
ginia, und that there are, or may be,
persons interested in the subject
matter to be disposed of whose
names are unknown, and that the
bill tiled in the said suit makes such
peisons defendants by the general
description of persons unknown:that
the said persons are unknown ami
their addresses arc unknown; it is,
then fore, ordered that the said par?
ties unknown as well as the said non?
resident parties named, do uppeur
within ten days after due publication
of this order in the Clerk's Office for
the Circuit Court, and do what
is necessary to protect their inter?
ests. And it is further ordered that
this older be published once a Week
for four successive weeks in the Big
Stone .Cap Host, a newspaper pub?
lished in Wise County, Virginia,
It. R. ROBERTS, Clerk.
Taylor and Bullitt, p. i|.
dr. wm. i;rian^
Practice Limited to Uiittw , i
Eye, Ear, Nose and TW|
and Fitting of GlWl?
OFFICE OVKR the
OLD DOMINION DRUG STn, I
APPALACH1A, Va '
dr. g. c. HONEYClJTil
BIG STONE GAP, VA.
Office in Willis Building ov?rJli?|
THE UNIVERSITY OF VIRCfJJil
Edwin A. Aldcrm,,,, p,,,;,,,,,4!
Order of Publicalion
VIRGINIA.?In the CfetV, ry|
fice of the Circuit Court of
County the loth day of >;,.,,,,.
Sum Meo.de, Plaintiff
Mitchell kilgore, also ki I
....Mitchell Dorton, Peggie ? J
also known as 1',. . .. Dorton ul|
...ltoyd Morgan, Defendants
The object of this suit i. to vacivl
set aside and annul a cerl I
made by Peggie Kilgore si : II I
Kilgore to ltoyd Morgan, on
day of December, 1921, ? I
they attempted t" I
tract of real cslnti to the sa |
Morgan, und to have (lo ir realesoai
sold, and the proceeds Ihm ,1
plied to the payment of the t'..
tiffs debt as set out in the hill.
And it appears fro Uhu
file in said office thai the
Mitchell Kilgore, al o knew
Mitchell Dorton, and Peggie Kilj -..J
also known as Peggie Dorton,
non resident of the Mole of Vi
iu.it is ordered that thi y
within ten days after due publica
of this order and do what
snry to protect their inteti
And it is further ordi reil that i
copy hereof be published oo? i
week for four suecseslyit *????
the Dig Stone Cap Po
copy be posteil at the front Jooti
the Court Hons.-, and that i
lie mailed to the defendants, Mit.K
Kilgore, also known us Md, la ! 11
ton, und Peggie Kilgol .
as Peggie Dorton. at Marl n,
their last known Post OftV? M
A copy Teste:
It. It. ROIIKRTS, 'I t
I Vicars & Vicars, p. 'I
Save your disposition and
energy and make tire chang?
and the power of your engine,
is instantly available for jack?
ing your car. No. 1 for Fords
and other light cars now on
sale. Ask your dealer.
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