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TO BE XMAS BILL
AT AMUZU THEATRE
The sweet, almost exotic beauty of
N'ormn Tnlmadge hns in the splendid
play, "Smilin' Through," at the
Amuzu, a very Atting frame.
Love and the perpetuation of love
is the double theme.
"Years have not seen, time shall not
The hour that tears my soul from
Moonycu died in her husband's
arms, newly wedded, .lohn Cartcret
never forgot. It was a Wayne who
had shot Mobnyccn, and it was
against the Waynes that John's hat?
red was directed.
Moonyeen's little niece, Kathleen,
grew up under John's tender watch?
fulness, lie was greatly shocked
when he learned that Kathleen loved
Kenneth, the son of the Wayne who
hail killed the thing John loved.
Only one great fault had John Car?
tcret: his bitter opposition to the
lovers. Dr. Owen, his lifelong friend,
found it a door to hidden furies
when He sought to plead Kathleen's
Subsequently Kenneth went off to
war. Kathleen waited four ageless
years. He returned somewhat brok?
en in body and u little broken in
? pirit. He felt himself too poor to
to marry Kathleen.
The girl, with the spontaneity of
youth, considered her undo, John,
to blame. She told him that she'd
leave his house. He was very old,
v.lnch, perhaps, accounted for his
t- us and his sudden breaking under
Hut, then, who does not know the
story of "Smilin' Through?" Jane
Cowl taught the world its beauty
through the medium of the stage.
Norma Talmadge is carrying on
through the broader medium of the
I cannot very well deal in superla?
tives. Just to say that I earnestly
look forward to a general evolution
ef the screen drama to the height of
stich drama as "Smilin' Through"
rather more expresses my feelings.
"Smilin' Through" is beautifully and
faithfully done. It is the kind of
tiling that the world is better for
having known.?At Amusu Theatre
December 25th and 20th.?adv.
The Christmas Shopper
I The Word "Xmas" |
Till: use itf "Xmns" to denote Christ?
mas, refuses to die out. ulthough
every sort ?t attack has been made
ll|Min It. N'e\v>i|iii|ivTS, church soci?
eties and dictionaries condemn It. but
Iho nmkers of ftirlstmin? rnrtlo ml
seals pi rlaht ahead. It liegnn back
In tlie (lays of the catacombs when
the Creek letter "X" was used to lies
IgnutC the woril Christ. It being the III
Mini letter In the Creek spelling of
The usage of the abbreviation be
cnnio more unit more popular In Eng
liniil years afterward when spelling
was not the strong point of the nvcr
age clttech, unit "Xinas" was much
easier to remember than the word of
Here's Extra Time for Preparing
\ A/ITH the holiday season now on, you'll welcome the
V V leisure our laundry service affords to finish those
gifts you've planned.
We'll take all the washing off your hands and do it as
carefully as you would yourself. Your things will conic
home beautifully clean and fresh, neatly folded?ready to
use or wear.
You'll find this modern way of laundering costs you no
more?and then you have the whole washday to do with as
Phone us today. We'll have our representative call
promptly for your bundle.
Phone 113 BIG STONE GAP, VA.
These farms contain 989 acres, located near Big Stone Gap and East Stone Gap, Va., on Pike Roads near a
splendid new High School. This property has been sub-divided into Lots and "Baby Farms."
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PENNINGTON GAP, VA. ASHEVILLE, N. C.
SALE CONDUCTED BY HORNEY BROS,
"The Famous Twin Auctioneers"
Who Both Cry the Same Bid at the Same Time Speaking Exactly the Same Words