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No. 42 IUNTY WILL HAVE 1PER1NTENDENT ?PUBLIC WELFARE, jpetenii' Home for Delin g qutnl Girls and New Pau- j prs' Home to be Built in | |?Near Future Board of Public Welfare, foi ?t'oiinty met at the Court Hons, jjfj.;,. mi Tuesday, October 10th I jst,, o'clock with five members | Ljj, i The members of this board Sj.ihi.I' M by Judge Skcen are Dr. 8 II ix, Kev. .las. M. Smith, of Dig ijS. Gap, M'- M. Collier, of Ap jftl.i.i, Mr. Napoleon Horn) of ?, Creek, Mrs. R. T, Irvine, of jjyi.iii,. (lap, Mrs. \V. \V. Kemp, St.ituii and Mrs. <!. W. Tnmpkin* |,.nis Creek. fI. ird Is completing plans for [ ?construction in the near future 1 Deichtibti Home for Delinquent As .iii.l a m w Paupers Home. The 9?.lit site of the poor house, about miles from Wise has been de ffj?t'l Spoil for the location of the Bjtw buildings which will he provid KjRfer tlie inmates of these homos ?fing it is planned that the institution KsnQ eventually he self supporting BOB a portion of the present jail HlMi'iiMii e expense w ill he saved KfW tbe county. f?frh<- Public Welfare Hoard has Ewtr, authorized to employ a Super-1 Kfefiial.tii of Public Welfare for tlie HsSnly .unl plans for the selection of mpnitable person for this position | Kt ill ? iissed. Sj?Wi-e county is receiving congrat iiIj' from the Slate Hoard of BBl Welfare on its progressive Blic) in being one of the first coun tS- in <he state to establish a Hoard I M Public Welfare and to lake steps] (0 .. j,. with the problem of the de IMBODEN TAKES [ BANNER 2ND TIME! Eounty Christian Endeavor | Society Holds Quarterly I Meeting Here?275 Del.:-1 I ghter Attend 9 The Christian Endeavor Socii Kb: Wtse county, held their regular g-aib-rly meeting mi last Friday H-iiiiiic in the Presbyterian church Dt this plaee. For the occasion the .l. in h was beautifully decorated I fr:tli vases of full flowers-, potted | :5 and autumn leaves. Delcga I from nine societies repre? sented the county, making a total of | ni>a hundred and seventy-five mein tei present. The Imboden Society Vun i||e banner for the second time in succession, having made live hun |0ri!ij and twelve points during the t quartier. At the close of the ?Kram delicious ice cream, cake ii coffee were served by the Gap | I'ndeavorers. PROGRAM s"l;r-.Stand Up For Jesus ?'"?y..Draw Me Nearer Prayer..Mr; II. B; Hyatt, of NortonI Welcome.Mr. W. S. Miller, | Pr< idiint II. S. G. Presbyterian C. E. Remarks by the County President, ?I P. Wolfe, Jr., of the Cup Sentence Prayer. . . .Opened by Mr. I John Cilchrist and closed by Mrs. j I M. Wolfe, of Appnlachiu Scripture Lesson. .Rev. F. N. Wolfe of Appalnchin Announcements, etc. ? "'".Miss Juliet Knight 1!'i: Stone Gap Presbyterian Christ-! iun Endeavor How We Can Best Promote Christ? isn Endeavor in Wise County, Mi I). E, Carter, Norton Christian Endeavor In? Christian Kmlenvor Society An Organization of the Church Norman II. Russell, Hig Stone Gap Christian Endeavor " hat a Young People's Organization '?leans to u Community Hiss Mite Pritchard, Imboden, Vn. "act.... Miss Gertrude Snodgrass and Miss Virginia Crockett, of hast Stone Gup Something About Christian Endeav? or in Virginia Hiss Bessie Iresoh, Bristol, Va. Song. .I'll Go Where You Want Me to Go Social Hour Benediction If we didn't get it in the paper we accept your apology. You neglected to tell us. AMBURGEY FINDS AN AN HONEST FRIEND IN JAIL Orlando Amburgey, Norton Jewel? er, paid n visit to the Clintwood jail the other day. As he wns making | the rounds a friendly voice called out und n green back dollar bill was shoved through the bars of a black gentleman's boudoir. "Hero's dot buck I owes yo paw for de pocket book he sold me," he told Orlando. "I pays my debts, even in de coop." The black boy was spending GO days as a guest of the county for selling "shine" to his friends. FIRST VICTIM OF FALL REPORTED Millard Barker is Accidently Shot While Hunting Chest? nuts Near High Knob Witlnrd Darker, Appal?chia, is the first victim of the chestnut bunting season near High Knob. His gun slipped from his hand and fell down a sleep bank. In the fall it was dis? charged, the shot entering the leg and thigh of young Harker. His condition is not serious, anil his doc? tor says he will soon be out. VALLEY ROAD WILL BE COM? PLETED THIS WEEK Contractors will complete the work of laying macadam on the Val? ley road this week. With the elimin? ation of the famous "S" curves in this road, speed kings claim that five minutes call be saved between the Hap ami Norton, The right of way to Ibis big improvement wits the fac? tor which held the building up fin SO long. The bridges in the Klglllllond dis I trie! have been improved consider? ably. Supervisor Witt keeps aflci lite roads in this district with the re? sult that they are second to none in the state. LITTLE HOPE HELD FOR SLATE VICTIM With his spinal cord completely severed, John Collins, Norton, i: waiting for death in the Norton Hos? pital; While working in the mines of ibe llawthdrne Coal Company last Thursday be was caught beneath a slate and sustained a broken back. Hi. McCSiiire, of the Norton Hospital, operated on the man, hut says there is no hope. Collins has a wife ami several children. ATTENTED BIG DANCE AT DUNBAR A large crowd from the Cap mo? tored up to D?nbar last Thursday night and attended the October dunce given by the lumbar Dancing flub. Among these were, Mr. and Mrs. B. P. Warner, Mrs. 1.. B. Wil COX, Mr. and Mrs. K. 1). Leslie, Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Crocker, Mr. ami Mis. I. T. Cilly, Mr. ami Mrs. A. L. Hol toh, Mrs. Caroline H. Lewis, Mrs. Dan Faulklier, Misses Blanche Ken? nedy, Hilly Fulton, Chaffln, Mary M. Davenport, Gladys, Mary und Nell Lib-, Anna Bird, R?th and (Cather? ine Han on, Messrs. Roscoe Woltx, Cantrell, Spohn, Carl ami Rudolph Youell, Max and Howard Llle. BRISTOL'S MAYOR SPEAKS AT NORTON Mayor W. II. House, of Bristol, met with a rousing reception in Nor? ton last Saturday night when he spoke in the town hall. He made an interesting talk on the issues of the Campaign ami declared George Pee 1 ry was an easy winner. I ALMOST THERE NOW The new cement street is almost to ! the L. & N. bridge. The grading was completed last week. inability to obtain rock and other muterials is holding the work back to a great ex? tent. II. E. Fox, city engineer, says that the whole thing will be complet? ed before Christmas. DELEGATES TO WASHINGTON MEET Tom Brennen and Bruce Craw? ford, of Norton, went to Washnig ton last week as deiegates to the Capital District Convention of the ! Kiwanis Club. They returned to I Norton Sunday night. CLAIM PEERY WILL CARRY GAP BY 150 This Erstwhile Republican' Stronghold Now Solidly Democratic, is Claim of Leaders Big Stone Gap will give Peery u majority of no loss than I'm votes, local Democratic loaders claim. Bas? ing their prediction on a thorough canvass of the precinct they are con? fident the final count will not fall below the l?il mark. This figure is in marked contrast with the Democratic vote cast in the Gap in days gone by. Time wns when the Republican vote numbered the Democrats two to one. A great many Republican voters have moved out of the county or into other towns in the county. The Democrats make their claims for the Cap without fear of falling down. Peery and Swnhson addressed the voters of Pellllington Cap and St. Charles yesterday afternoon and last night. Huge crowds were oil hand at both meetings; and much interest is said to have keen ill evidence Many women were present and both Swnhson ami Peery made eloquent appeals to them, Leaders in Lee county claim that I'eery will I.leak the Republican power in that county in November. DEATH OF FORMER LEE COUNTY WOMAN The sad news of I he death of Mrs. Anna Bruce Shell, of Knowillc, was received in this seel ion hj a large ItUinbei of relatives last Sunday. She died Saturday afternoon at f> o'clock at the Lincoln .Memorial Hos? pital, after a few weeks illness. Funeral services were held Mon? day morning at II o'clock at the Harbison's Cross Bonds church near Knoxville, after which burial took place in the family cemetery. Mrs. .shell is survived by her husband, Ed? ward I.. Shell, of Phoenix, Ariz., ami Leon Shell, of Knowillc, four broth? ers II. H. Bruce, of Cluster, Oklaho? ma, ? '. I). Bruce, of Morristown, I t un., T. I.. Hi nee, of Science Hill, Kyi, and F.. E. Bruce, of Knoxville, Two sisters, Mrs. I.on Clapp and Mrs. It. F. Vales, of Knoxville. .Mrs. Shell was well known in this ectioh, haying lived in the Cove during her girlh.I. She is tin daughter of the late Daniel Bruce. Her mother, Mr .. .Ii iini. Hanoi; Bruce only preceded her to tin- grave a few months ago. She was the niece of Hon. Ii. I'. Bruce ami Milton Bruce, of Wise, and was prominent, ly related throughout this section. LONESOME PINE MOTOR CO. OPENS SERVICE STATION New Building is Finest ol Kind in Southwest. ? Fat Hammond Will Be in Charge ?The splendid new service station of the Lonesome Pine Motor Compa? ny on East 5th street has been open? ed to the public In point of equip? ment this station Is second to none in Southwest Virginia. In fact, very few service stations in any of the cities of this stale are belter equip? ped. It is the home of the famous Durant car. The Lonesome Pine people introduced the Durant into ttlia Held early last Spring and have I been unable to supply the increasing demand for the car. An expert mechanic will be brought here to de? vote his entire time to the car. The tilling station is a built-in fea? ture of the new building. The latest in gasoline pumps has been installed. The show rooms are big and well lighted and provide ample space for the displaying of the cars. In the near future the famous "Star" car will be on display. This is the machine Durant built to compel, with Ford. To date the demand has been so great that the local people have been unable to obtain even a demonst rator. The new concern will be under the expert management of Pat Ham? mond, who is also manager of the Big Stone Cap Fuel and Feed Com? pany. The building and equipment cost approximately $25,0(10. HASSINGER BOBS UPj AT APPALACHIA AND; MAKES A SPEECH1 - I Republican Nominee Was Not Expected but Crowd Demands Speech When He Appears in Room John J. Ilassinger, Republican nominee for Congress, was passing through Appalachia the other night and dropped in to hear Lou Sum mers make one of his typical speech? es. Tlie Republican standard bear? er had hardly gotten into the room when some one yelled his name. A stampede followed. Everything came to a standstill and llnssingcr made the liest talk of the campaign. Republican leaders all over the district are enthusiastic over the prospects for victory. "The Democrats," said a promin? ent Republican, "seem to think Slehip is making the race. They con? tinually attack him and forget the real issues of the campaign. lias singer will heat Peery by 2,000." On October 30th, Dr. Hill, famous New York orator, will speak in the Gup and Norton I'm'Mr. Ilassinger. Governor Morrow, of Kentucky, and many other nationally known Repub? licans will invade the county before the polls close in November, Slcmp's neent attack on Curio and other Wise county Democrats has been the most interesting devel? opment of the campaign. The claim that the Congressman hud deserted the pally Wat swept away when he suddenly got into action. The speaking campaign of Sum? mers, H?ge and others in the county during I he past week was a huge suc? cess according to Jeff Kiser, chair man of the Republican speakers' committee. PARENT TEACHERS' ASSOCIATION The Parent-Teachers' Association met ami organized Monday, October '.ith. following is a iisl of ofllcci-H and committees: President, Mis Horace FoXJ Vice President, Mi Mnymc Even; Treasurer, Mrs. Owen;; Secretary, Miss Ehtiiia Dun can. Program Committee, Miss til ga 1 lor on; Visiting, Miss lleverly Kane Taylor and Mrs. John McCoc mick. Press Miss Ituth Johnson ami Miss Kiltie Stowers. deception, Miss liillle Fulton. During this meet nig a teachers' rest room ill the grammar grade building, the need of primary materials and a special patrons' day. Mrs. Fox reported that the Hon. C. Uascom Slemp, who I nobly comes to the front in time of need, very generously gave $2n to? ward the rest room. The Communi? ty League gave Mr. Sulfridge $60 for primary materials. Although it is generally under stood that patrons are welcomed and even urged to visit the school any day they wish, Friday is the day set aside, on which one grade enter? tains with a program at chapel. Pa? trons an- especially invited on thb day, thus lending encouragement to hoth pupils ami teachers. It was decided thai the association would hold its regular meeting on the second Monday of each month. It is hoped that all patrons will try to he present at these meetings. MANY"wiSE CO?NTY WOMEN WILL ATTEND W. M. U. TOMORROW The Woman's Missionary Union will hold their annual meeting at Gate City tomorrow. Mrs. Ilamp Crizer, Mrs. Holly, Mrs. Maddux and many others will go from Appala? chia. A number of Hig Stone Gap ladies will also attend. LITTLE HOPE HELD KOK GRAHAM GIBSON Graham Gibson, 10, is critically ill at the home of his parents, Mr. mid Mrs. Robert Gibson, at Stonega. The little fellow has been confined to his bed for six weeks. He was taken suddenly ill after returning from a short vacation at the home of his grandmother. Doctors, in? cluding a specialist from Louisville, nre unable to do anything for the boy. Mr. Gibson is the genera) mine, foreman of the Stonega Company. COUNTY'S LARGEST FRESS ARRIVES I IN NORTON The county's largest newspaper press, a mere toy of 12 tons, arrived in Norton last week and will be in? stalled in the plant of Crawford's Weekly sometime this week. The press, which is known as a Webb Perfecting Press, prints eith? er four, six or eight pages at one time. It could print all the papers published in the county in less than two hours. BIG STONE GAP DISTRICT LEADERS' MEETING October 24th and 25th at Trinity Church, Big Stone Gap Tuesday 2:30 p. in. sermon by W. II. Uriggs, pastor Appalnchla. Subject: The Church's Duly to Teach. Local preachers ami iheir work. Rev. ill L. Graham and Rev. J. It. Staley. The Kpworth League and its work, II. E. Kirchner ami II. (.'. McKiney. Woman's Missionary S ? cicty, Mrs. II. A. W. Skeen. Mrs; I. C. Taylor. Announcements, Wise county, E. L. Union, S. S. Institute, etc. 7:30 p. m. sermon, Rev. .1. P, lleiiton, pas? tor] Norton; Subject: Why the church stands for missions and kin? dred woik. Our church literature laud iti place. Announcements. a. in. Sunday School and its w?lk, Hev.W.II. Uriggs, Rev. I). II.Wright. The Methodist Men's Club. II. G. Giliner, M. I). Collier. Our Building program, (Hi* Mouser and J. P. Ueii ton. 10 a. m. The District Stewards Meeting, ll a. in. Preaching, Rev, M. A. Stevens,in, pastor KingSpoH Announcements:. I'reachem Meeting MAN KILLED AT JOSEPHINE; BURIED AT ROGERSV1LLF, .lohn Cupp, aged 05, who was in? stantly killed on Saturday evening, October 7th at 0:30 when he acct dentl) fell off of the high trestle on the railroad in front of the commis? sary at ?)" ephine, was buried last Wednesday at his old home near Rogersvillc, Tenn. Mi. Cupp, hi tier known as "bad dy Cupp'.' had been making his home in Josepliiiie with bis daughter, Mrs M. .1. Dailgherty, since the death of bis wife several months ago. lie hall just recently recovered from a se? vere attack of blood-poisoning. lie was an unusually kind and thought? ful obi im.n ami lind a huge circle of friends as every one who knew him loved him mill spuke well of him. Mr. M. .1. Dougherty, his son-in law, who i- store mnnnger for the Interiuont Coal und Iron Company, at Jusephinu was eye witness of the terrible tragedy. lie \.i. locking the commissary door and turned around just as Mr. Cupp was falling from (he trestle. Mr. Dougherty! rushed to him but he was dead in i just a few seconds after he fell. I The body was prepared for burial by UundertakVr l u d II. King, of Norton, and was taken to Itogersvillo .Monday afternoon accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. M. J. Daugherty ami three children. OPERATOR HAS CLOSE CALL IN HIS MINE G. Ruttel, prominent Norton man, ami long connected with the coal in? dustry in this field, narrowly escaped death when he was caught beneath a slate fall ill his mine at Norton last Thursday afternoon. At first it was feared that he had suffered internal injuries of a grave nature, but ex? amination found only sprained ankle ami wrist. The shock will make it necessary for Mr. Huettel to remain in bed for some time, lie is about 05, and is one of the oldest citizens of Norton. Seriously III Freeling, Vs., Oct. 13.?Mrs. Mary McFall, "Aunt I'olly," us she is familiarly called, is seriously ill at the home of her son. James G. McFall, near here. For the past two years she has been suffering from neuralgic affection, with periods >S intense suffering. She is an octo? genarian, with three or four years to spare. APPALACHIA SYNOD HOLDS FALL MEETING Presbyterians From Three States at Wytheville This Week ? County Sends Delegates The eighth annual meeting of the woman's auxiliary aynodical of the synod of Appalachia, Southern Pres? byterian church, is being held thi< week in the Presbyterian church, Wytheville, V?., beginning October 17-10. The efficient officers of the synodieal are: Mrs. W. K. Ann strong, President,Rogersville, Tenn.; Mis. E. I). Phillips. Secretary, Oliver Springs, Tonn.; ami Miss Kate Wat terson, Treasurer, Rogersville, Tenn. Representatives from local auxiliar? ies in Virginia, Tennessee, North Carolina ami West Virginia an- at? tending these sessions. .An interesting program has been announced, containing important features as follows: The llihle each .lay conducted by Miss .1. W. Gnughcy, Secretary, Young People's Work, first Pres hyteriaii church, Knoxville, Tenn. Mrs. Ii. K. Copcnhaver will present the Home mission hook ''The Trend of the Races." Address by Mrs. .1. 1,. Calhiway, president of Knoxville prc.diyteritil, on "The Importance of Mission Study." Round table on presbytcrlnl etil cilticy conducted by Mrs. Oale Armstrong, president of Holsten presbyteri?l. Adilress on "Our Work in Africa." by Dr. Egbert W. Smith, executive o.ietury foreign missions, Nash? ville, Tenn., Address by Dr. M. E. Melviu, gen? eral secretary, Assembly's steward? ship committee, on the progressive program. Address by Dr. R. D. Carson, synod's Secretary of stewardship, The woman's auxiliary of the Southern Presbyterian church, under the capable leadership of Mrs.W. C, Winsborough, Superintendent, re preselitS one of the most active, all gressive ami thoroughly organized departments of the church's work. FORD'S GOING TO GIVE 'EM AWAY FROM NOW ON Prices Drop to Lowest in History of Ford Company ? Everybody Will Kitle Now Determined that the lliwor will lead the world in qualify and price Henry Kord has again reduced the pi iee of his ears. Yesterday morn! ingllcnry Ford Wren, of the Mineral Motor Company, g"l a wire to re? duce the price $60. This is the low? est mark in tlie history of the Kord ear. For a mere $200, if you happen to have it, you can buy a runabout. Add a few more hones to the pile and plunk down (208 for a touring Lizzie. If you prefer the Piillnmn comfort of the more elaborate coupe $63 > berries will set it in youi ga? rage. And if you want to high brow the gang and scoot about in modest' luxury $505 duckets will find you in possession of a real sedan. These prices are all K. O. H. Detroit, what? ever that means. Bill it Happy Hill Henry Kord Wren was s. pleased with the new prices. With the county still in possession 'of en OUgh space to park about 6000 more Fords Wren's gang of hustlers roll? ed up their sleeves yesterday morn? ing and called for action. Early last Spring more than 2000 cars had been sold in Wise county. Most of these have been placed by the Min? eral Motor people. With it $76,000 building and serjice station they are in position to keep the whole Rock going. They curry in stock at all times about 23 Kords, in purls alone. Anything from a nut to a. new engine is in the stock room. Their latest improvement Is Ute night service. Open evenings until eleven o'clock the joy rider ran tear his flivver up safe in the knowledge that some one is waiting down there fur that very thing to huppen. Such things as these, not to mention the low prices, is making the Mineral Motor Company one of the most pro? gressive organizations in the South? west.