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Taubel-Scott Kitzmiller Co.
Big Stone Gap, Vn.
Appalnchia, Dec. 18.?Tlie Young
Girls' Sewing Club of the Presbyte?
rian church met at the home of Miss
Mecca Sullivan on Saturday evening
from two to five o'clock. The fea?
ture of the evening was a guessing
contest which was won by Miss Ruth
Guntner, she having guessed the
nearest to the correct number of
beans contained in a glass jar.
Delicious refreshments were serv?
ed consisting of hot chocolate, sand?
wiches, pickles and olives.
Those present were: Misses AI
coluin Everett,Ruth and Rebecca
Guntner, Gladys Matins, llonnie
Campbell, Maggie Olinger, Elizabeth
and Mary Sullivan, i'.utb Robinson,
Mrs. Ingles, Mrs. Dcttie Robinson
and Mrs. linrry Sullivan.
Mrs. Harold Tlllery, of Birming?
ham, Ala., has arrived in the city
to spend the holidays with her pa?
rents, Mr. and Mrs. \V. L. Peake.
Mrs. W. N. Breeding had as her
dinner guests Sunday, Mr. and Mrs.
M. D. Collier, Misses Natlyne Collier
Miss Katye Carter and Mr. A. S.
Mrs. Harry it. Smith returned Sun?
day night from Hoanoke, where she
has been visiting her aunt.
Mr. ami Mrs. J. Wlllard Large had
us their dinner guests Sunday, Mr.
and Mrs. Kred Russell and Miss Nan
nette Gibson, of Joncsvillc;
Mrs. James YV. Taylor left Tues?
day for Mi. Veitnm, Ohio, to spend
Christmas with hoi mother.
Alfred V, Snltzcr, of New York,
arrived in the city Tuesday to spend
the holidays with his parents, Mr.
nd Mrs. J. J. Snltzcr.
Miss Birdie Morton, of Knoxville.
Tcnn.j is visiting her lister here, Mrs.
M. E. King.
Dr. R. YV. Itolley is spending thi
week in Oklahoma looking after hit
in.crest in the oil fields.
Appaluchia Lodge No. 229, A. F.
and A. M., held a called meeting Fri?
day night for work in the second de
Walter Harper, staff corrcspofl
l. of the Knoxville Sentinel, was n
business visitor here Thursday.
Thomas A. Bush, of Richmond,
special agent for the American Alli?
ance Insurance Co., of New York.
\vns a visitor here Thursday.
The Ladies Missionary Society of
the Methodist church held their
Christmas bazaar at the store of M.
1). Colier on Friday.
The Sunday School of the Metho?
dist church is preparing to give an
entertainment at the church on Sat?
urday evening, December ~:t. A
splendid program is being prepared
and "Santa Claus" will be there to
greet the children and give them
something for Christmas.
The Virginia Coal Operators' As?
sociation will tie given a banquet at
the Hotel Norton on Thursday, De?
The monthly meeting of the Wo?
man's Auxiliary of the Presbyterian
church was held at the home of Mr.:.
Ike Richmond on Wednesday evening
from 3 to ft o'clock. At the clo?e of
the business session dainty refresh?
ments were served.
E. F. Carter returned from Cin?
cinnati and Louisville Wednesday,
where he spent several days en busi?
G. E. Knight and wife, of Gibson
Station, were visitors lure Sunday.
Miss Nanncttc Gibson, of Jones
viUe, is the guest of her Bister, Mrs.
Kred Russell, on King Street.
The Henry N. Tatc Post No. 70
of the American Legion will give
their Christmas dance on Wednesday
night, December 20, on the fourth
floor of the Appalachia hnrdwnte
The All Star Entertainers of New
York City, have been secured to .ur
nish the music. The dances given
by thie post become more and more
popular and the legion boys will
spend every effort to make this one
a very delightful occasion to all who
attend. Dancing will be nine to two.
Refreshments will be served.
'With But a Single Thought"
ROAD BOND ISSUE
Richmond, V?., Dec. 15.?Former
State Senator Roland K. Chase, or
Dickinson County, who was hero re?
cently on legal business, declared
that southwest Virginia is entluisie
ticnly for the proposed slate bond
issue for good roads, lie said thai
no part of Virginia of equal size bad
expended anything like as much as
the seven counties of 1,0c, Scott,
Wise, Dlckonson, Buchnnnn, Kusscll
and Tnzewcll. These counties have
issued bonds und spent more than
$5,000,000 on their toads in Ihe last
few years, unit ate recognized as the
real "good roads" counties of the
Mr. ('base said that Dickinson
county has just issued $.100,000 in
county bonds, loaning the money
to the state under the Robertson not.
Nobody wants to bear of your
troubles. They would rather tell you
1 MODERN ATLAS
NAILS IN HANDS
Wheeling;, Doc. l?.?Jonathan
Paul, special Federal prohibition
agent, who has figured prominently
in SO dry mills made by the prohi?
bition department in this locality in
the past few months, is a modern Al?
ia-, having unusual strength in his
arms and bands.
A few days ago he gave a demon?
stration of his strength to those em?
ployed in the ofllces of the prohi?
bit on department, when be bent
two 20-pcnny Spikes with his bands
with apparent ease.
An old darkey got up in meeting
Olid said, "Brothers and sisters:
Vo'all know, an' I know, that I ain't
been what I Ollgltter been. I'.e rob?
bed ben-roosts an' stole hogs an'
tole lies an' got drunk an' slashed
folks with mali rnzah. Hut I thank
the Lawd there's one thing 1 ain't
never don-l ain't lost mnh religion."
Superb in Artistry; Mighty in Drama. Allen
Larigdon Martin's Great Stage Play
Brought to the Screen.
8 Reels of Storm and Sunshine
Super Specials All Christmas Week
Father: "I understand you were
severely punished l>y the teacher to?
Sou: "Yes, and it was all your
Father: "How's that?"
Son: "Well, yesterday I ashed
you what a million dollars was and
i'hcluvnlot' isn't the right answer."
I?Fat Man's Corner.
BIG STONE GAP LODGE
No. 20, A. F. &. A. M.
Meets second Thursday of
each month nt 8 p.m. Mason
w'fiV ic Hall. Visiting brethren
JOHN RAY, W. M.
J. 11. MATHEWS, Scc'y
y STEVENSON CHAPTER
. J ? No. 19. R. A. M.
cp yi Meets third Thursday of
each month nt 8 p.m. Mason.
\vi ^Tfl 'c Visitini? companions
JOHN RAY, H. P.
J. II. MATHEWS. S.c.y.
Give your wife an Electric Labor Saver for Christmas and make her
happy the whole year through.
Electric Ranges W ashers
Ironers Vacuum Cleaners
Coffee Perculators Wal lie Irons
Urn Sets Curling Irons
Chafing 1 )ishcs
Don't forget that Itaidio
Set?a gift to delight the
man or boy : : :
For the Christmas Tree
Be sure to light your
Christmas tree with Elec?
tric Tree Sets?they are
safe and beautiful.