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IN SESSION October Term Starts Mon? day With Light Docket Nearly $500 In Fines First Day United States Court for the West? ern District of Virginin convened here Monday morning with n very light docket on hand. Two cases were heard Monday morning hut the defendants in each case were acquit? ted. Dav Hoggs and John Stallard, of Wise County, were found not guilty of violating the prohibition net. Several others were not quite so fortunate though. Frank Staple ton ami N on nie Strouth plead guilty to the charge of violating the prohi? bition laws and were assessed with a fine of $60 dollars each. J. D. Kelly, of lllaml County, was fined Sunn mi the saitie charge. Raymond Small ridge, of Ronnoke, plead guilty to the charge of counterfeiting and was sentenced to a term of three years in the Atlanta Penitentiary. Kd Strouth was another violator from Wise county ami had to pay a Iii.f Slilll. The cases of Noble llcnsley and Tillman llamsey of Lee county, were beard Tuesday morn? ing, llcnsley was found guilty on n charge of manufacturing whiskey and sentenced to siv months in jail while Ramsey was lined (5.00 for having n small quantity in his posses There are a number of other cas? es thai will come up for triul at this term, among them being Andrew Stanley and Creed Short, who were arrested by government agents a few days ago in Dickcnson county upon a charge of counterfeiting. It is said a complete outfit for making counterfeit bills were found ill their possession. Aftei the court had started with bis case. Waller Hash, of i'ound with.hew bis plea of not guilty ami confessed to the charge of violating tin. prohibition laws ami received a sentence of four months in jail. Dr. A. J. Dsborne, an aged physi? cian of l.ee county, plead guilty of violating the narcotic laws ami was sentenced In one year in the peni tentlnry. Anothei physician from l.ee county was indicted at last term of court on "Hie same charge but the . BSC was dismissed at this term. The defendant however was iclosed only on the promise not to over step his privilege again in dispensing nnrcot ics. The grand jury had returned sev? enteen indictments up to Tuesday evening but will probably complete its w?lk today. District Attorney I.. I*. Summers is absent at this term but bis place is being ably filled by Ids' assistant, c. E. Gentry, of Charlottesville. COMMUNITY LEAGUE The Community League met at the school at I o'clock Monday, Oc? tober '2nd with foulten members present. Mr. Sul fridge reported that the shades for the High School have come, also the bill of $234.20 for same. This was ordered paid. After hearing from the Parent Teachers Committee the needs of the primary grades for materials with which lo carry on their work, the league decided to give Mr. Sulfridge a check for $fitl for thin purpose, Mrs. It. T. Irvine was appointed chairman of the committee to se? het furniture for the teachers rest room. This will be done Immediate? ly. Seven ladies gave their names as subscribers to the Community League News at 2ft cents per year. (Sight more subscribers are required to make our league a banner league. Friday, October 13th from I to ti o'clock is the time set for the Teachers' reception at the home of Mrs. K. B, Goodloe. All members of the Community League are urged to be present and show their interest in the teachers nii.l their willing!!^-, to cooperate with them. CAMBLOS WELCOMED FAIR VISITORS TO NORTON LAST WEEK Mayor J. L. Camblos delivered the address of welcome to the teachers attending the Wise county confer? ence nt Norton last week. In a short characteristic talk he assured the fair visitors that the city wr.i theirs. I". T. Fugate replied to the Mayor and heaped a few roses on Norton's brow. -n "Yo' means ter say dat yo' done wore out dem shoes already?" "Niggah, dey am so thin on de bottom dat Ah can step on a dime and tell if it's heads or tails." REGULATIONS ADOPTED' BY THE SCHOOL BOARD The following regulations have been adopted by the l!i|r Stone (lap School Hoard: 1. I'u pi I- who are absent as much ns one day or tardy ns often as three times without satisfactory excuse will be suspended from school by the principal. Written notification of suspensions shall he sent to parents and school hoard. 2. All pupils must present certifi? cates of successful or recent vacci? nations before dates specified by the school board. In cases of failure to do this the principal is instructed to suspend. ? ?1. Pupils who persist in loitering about the school buildings and on the school grounds after they have been dismissed by the teachers or anyone found meddling with school property when school is not in sea Slon will he reported to the town of? ficers. There is a town ordinance for the protection of public properly, and the school hoard insists that this ordinance shall he enforced. ?I. The school hoard will hold Us regular monthly meetings the first Monday in each month at I p. in., at the offices of I?r. .1. W. Kelly and Dr. J. A. Gilmcr. Anyone having bus? iness with the school hoard is re questioned to appear before the hoard at its regular meetings. In explanation of the above reg? ulations it may he said that tin school hoard feels that no pupil should he allowed to form the habit of being absent or tardy without satisfactory reason. The habit of being prompt at one's duties is real? ly a part of an education. As regards vaccination, the hoard is really only currying into effect regulations laid down by the State Hoard of Health. Of course, every one will readily see the importance of protecting the children against the spread of small? pox. In connection with the third regulation, the hoard wishes to say Hint the people of Hlg Stone Gup now have a sei.I plant of which they Clin feel justly proud. Uolll buildings are in first class condition, and with proper care and protection there buildings and equipment can he maintained without any great outlay of money. The teachers ami pupils are thoroughly alive to the im portance and responsibility of caring for the property while the school i. in session,'ami it is clearly the duty of those in authority to see that this Valuable property is protected when the teachers are not in charge. II. I.. SULKUIDGE, I'rlncipul. Ily order of the School Hoard. WEDDING OF OVER A YEAR AGO RECENTLY ANNOUNCED Mr. and Mis. J. C. Cawood annouhce the marriage of their daughter, Klin to Dr. Clint Stallard September, twenty-liist nineteen hundred ami twenty-one Norton, Virginia. The above announcement is of un? usual Interest in the Clap as the bride is a graduate of the Hie; Stone Gap High School ami is very popular with a large circle of friends. The wcddiltg took place at the Methodist church in Norton over a year ago in the presence of a very few intimate friends from Cochin n the home of the groom. Dr. Stallard is from Coeburn where he has a large circle of friends. ' At the present he is com? pleting his medical course in Wash? ington, 1). C, after which he will take up hospital work and will be joined by Mrs. Stallard who is teach ing a very successful school this year at Roaring Kork. NORTON NEWS Mr. and Mrs. C. K. Hillman, of St. Paul, Vu., spent the wek-ond with C. A. Uroadwater und family. J. 11. Udell spent the wok-end with his mother in Scott county. Mrs. Norman l'uttou has us her guest her cousin, Mildred Steel, if Tnzowcll, Va. Mrs. Harvey Meade and family spent a few days this week in visit? ing relatives at Itristol, Toon; Gladys Kennedy, of St. Ilaul, at? tended the Wise county teachers meeting at this place. Miss Laura Ashworth, of Coeburn, spent the wek-ond with Mrs. M. Cousins. J, K. I.ukcy motored to Keokee Saturday. . Quite a crowd of young people from St. l'uul passed through Nor? ton Saturday afternoon on their way to High Knob where they spent the night. They were accompanied by Mrs. Kasnick also of St. Paul. Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Dunn, of this place, will take charge of the Norton Coal Company's boarding home which has lately been remodeled and refurnished, Mr. and Mrs. llunn are very capable in this capacity and the Norton Coal Company is quite lucky in securing them. S. M. Kord, of Kingsport, Tenn., who has keen in business at that place, has moved to Norton and will be connected with the W. 11. Ford Furniture Company, of this place. Mr. and Mrs. N. C. Foster, of this place, are the parents of a fine boy. J. It. Odell has sold his two hous? es near Hagau addition to H. M. i Dandy, of this place, -o LIKES WISE COUNTY BETTER THAN HAITI; WILL PRACTICE HERE Norton, Va., Oct. 3.?Mr. Henry Averill, formerly of Orange, Vn., has arrived ill Norton, and will open a law office in the Kilgore-Aston build? ing. Mr. Averill is a graduate of the Virginia Military Institute, class of 1014, and was admitted to the bar I jn 1916. He practiced law in Stan- j ardsville, Greene county, Virginia, i until June, 1910, when he enlisted ; in Company H, 2nd Virginia Infan- ! try, with which organization he serv- j ed on the Mexican border until j March, 111 17. Throughout the World |i War, Mr. Averill served with the j 29th (Hlue and Cray) Division, first j as Sergeant in Co. I, 116th Infantry, and later as Second mid First Lieu- ! tenant, 114th Infantry. He partici? pated in the Meuse-Argonne offen- ! aive. On bis return from France, Mr. Averill entered the Consular Service, being Vice Consul de carrlere in charge of the American Consulate, Fort au Prince, Haiti, for over a year. Attracted by the great pros? pects in Wise county, ami particular ly in Norton, Mr. Averill has decid? ed to make this bis home. Order of Publication VIRGINIA: In the Clerk's Of? fice of the Circuit Court for Wise County, the 20th day of September, 1922. G. M. Brown, Complainant, vs. T. C. Rutherford, Jr., et als., De? fendants; IN CHANCERY: The object of the above styled suit is to have partition of Lots 11, 12 and Id, Block GS, Pint I, Big Stone (lap, Virginia, und to have a om- half interest in the same allot? ted to and laid olf to Complainant; ami it appearing from affidavit filed according lo law that the said defen? dants, F. N. Rutherford, Andrew J. Rutherford, William R. Ruth? erford, James M. Rutherford, Vina Rutherford, Jeston Ruther? ford; Viola Rutherford and Al yonin Rutherford are not resi? dent of the Commonwealth of Vir? ginia, and that there ale, or may be, persons interested in the subject matter to be disposed of whose names are unknown, and that the bill bled in tin- said suit makes such persons defendants by the general description of persons unknown:that the said persons are unknown and their addresses are unknown; it is, therefore, ordered that the said par? ties unknown as well as tin said non? resident parties named, du appear 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. Ami it is further ordered that this order be published once a Week for four successive weeks in the Big Stone Cap Post, a newspaper pub? lished in Wise County, Virginia. lt. R. ROBERTS, Clerk. Taylor and Ilullilt, p. q, Sept. 27-39-42 ?rder of Publication VIRGINIA.?In the Clerk's Of lice of the Circuit Court of Wise County the I bill day of September, 1922. Sam Meade, Plaintiff va. Mitchell Kilgore, also known us Mitchell Hoi ton, Peggie Kilgore, also known us Peggie Horton ami ....Boyd Morgan, Defendants IN CHANCERY: The object of this suit is to vacate, set aside and annul a certain deed made by Peggie Kilgore und Mitchell Kilgore to Boyd Morgan, on the 3rd day of December, 1921, whereby they attempted to convey a certain tract of real estate lo the said Boyd Morgan, and lo have their real estate sold, and the proceeds thereof ap? plied to the payment of the plain? tiff's detd as set out in the bill. And it nppears from affidavit on file in said office that the defendants, Mitchell Kilgore, also known as Mitchell Horton, and Peggie Kilgore, also known as Peggie Horton, are non resident of the state of Virgin ia.it is ordered that they appear here within ten days after due publication of this order and do what is neces? sary to protect their interest in this suit. And it is further ordered that a copy hereof be published once a week for four succaesive weeks in the Big Stone Gap Post, and that a MOTORIST Save your disposition a n cl energy and make tire chang? ing easy? Get A Holton Jack 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. Price $3.50 l?here Extra Service is Demanded Firestone Cords Predominate XTTHEREVER the exac yy tions and teats of tires are most severe?there you will find Firestone Corda in universal use. The hard jobs seek Fire? stone. And so well has Fire? stone responded under difficult conditions?so consistently has mileage mounted to totals im? possible to obtain from ordi? nary tires that today Most Miles per Dollar is the buying slogan of thinking motorists everywhere. The blending and tempering of rubber, gum-dipped cord construction, air-bag cure?all these mileage methods have been developed by men whose life work is the production of constantly increasing tire val? ues for the public. Users in this vicinity verify Firestone reputation, and re? port almost daily some new ?Firestone record of extra dis? tance travelled. Don't be satisfied to buy tires?buy values?the longest mileage, at the lowest price con? sistent with such reliable per? formance. Make Most Miles per Dollar your principle of tire economy ? choose your next tire on that basis. copy be posted at the front door of the Court House, und Hint n copy be mailed to the defendants, Mitchell Kilgore, also known us Mitchell Dor ton, snd Peggie Kilgore, ulso known as Peggie Dorton, ut Marion, N. C., their hist known Post Office address.' ? A copy?Teste: R. R. ROBERTS. Clerk. Vicars & Vicars, p. q. Sept.20-38-41 To hasten the dpnrture of an un? welcome KUett, ask him for a con? tribution lo your favorite charity. DR. G. C. HONEYCUTT DENTIST BIG STONE GAP. VA. : Ofhce in W?lis Building over Mutual I ? Drug Store HELP WANTED 'W^'K ore in position to offer ^"^IH at best wages fur expertcs**? K ter.s on Standard Half 11 ?'* K Scott and William.-. ' | We nlso offer work to ''""^JH loopers, inspectors, board*'5' IB ers, and folders. Write *? manager of The Bristol I Mills, Fourth Street. ?'? : ; ft ?adv.40-43.