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Big Stone Gap Post (Newspaper) - April 28, 1920, Big Stone Gap, Virginia Pentola Enterprise John w. Edmonds editor and owner. court House a. Entered at the Post office at Accra a o. H. Va., As Keooud Clasa matter. Saturday june 3. 1911. In a Sermon at Atlantie Gity recently the Moderator of the general Assembly of the presbyterian Church said a the tendency of this age of syndicates and corporations is to bulk men and Deal with them in the mass which works the. Suppression of the individual. The Man becomes a part of the machine. He is gripped by the system which takes his soul. The average Man is simply one of the mass. Massing belittles a Man and makes life this is a sufficient statement of an unfortunate fact. A but it is the inevitable result of the development of modern Industrial conditions in America the land of Liberty where every Man Theodati Cally conditions being equal has the pm same Chance As his fellow. The result is lamentable. It makes Money Kings and subjects individual Industry and ability to immense disadvantages. One effect is to pit the aggregation of capital against the aggregation of labor a Trust against a Trust resulting in class hatred and to largely eliminate individualism. The remedy is not Plain. Labor is enjoined for interfering with the alleged rights of capital and capital in the mass is ordered dissolved for interfering with the rights of the mass of the Public. It places a tremendous responsibility upon the various branches of the government it is said the age and. The occasion produce the Man. The time is Ripe for one who will solve this the greatest of problems in american civilization. Political speaking Hon. Carter Glass at Parksley saturday june 3d, at 2 p. M., and at Accomac court House monday june 5th, court Day. Hon. Carter Glass Candi Date for United states Senate will be present at both places on the Day named above and address the voters on the leading issues in Virginia and everyone who wants to vote right should be out to hear him. He is an Elo quent and forcible speaker with the courage of his convictions and will entertain All who hear him As few men in Public life in Virginia can do to Day. Come out to hear him and while he presents Bis claims for your support judge for yourself whether or not he is entitled to it. Everyone should hear him who wants to cast a vote for the Best interests of Virginia at the primary to be held on the 7th Day of september next. Many of the candidates for the local offices will also be present and present their claims for your support both at Parksley and Accomac 0 h. Or. Glass will speak at Parksley at �?�2 of saturday and everyone on Eastern Shore can reach that place who wishes to hear him by coming on mid Day trains and returning at night. A million dollars a Day for Good roads is the record that will be established the United states soon according to Logan Waller Page director of the Federal office of Public roads. In 1904, expend Tures for the construction and main Tai Nance of roads and Bridges totalled Only $80,000,000 while this year about $140,000,000 will be spent. A every state in the Union a says or. Page a seems at last to be thoroughly aroused to the benefits derived from investments in improved highways. Of the $5,000,000 Bond Issue recently authorized in Maryland Over $1,500,000 will be available this year in North Carolina Over $2,000,000 is available from county Bond issues and the legislature has authorized the construction of 425 Miles of Road from the coast to the Tennessee line. Various counties in Tennessee will spend $1.500,000 Texas counties will spend $1,500,000, and $2,500,000 will be available from Virginia counties Bond. Accomac it is to be regretted is not in the list of progressive counties which have authorized a Bond Issue for the improvements of her roads. Tho Success of the postal savings Bank system As tried out to Date will result in the establishment of one Hundred new postal Banks each week for some time to come. If the. Postmaster general would now turn his activities towards the establishment of a parcels Post he would undoubtedly find it would meet with an even larger measure of Success vastly increasing the revenues of the department and at the same time relieving the people of the enormous exaction of the express monopoly. New York City has one Hundred thousand men unemployed a total equal to the standing army of the United states. Some of these Are professional beggars an 1 vagrants by Choice but the vast majority Are men willing to work if they in find employment the same proportion of Idle men can undoubtedly be found in All the larger Urban centres. This furnishes an eloquent commentary on these piping times of Republican Prosperity. The question now remains to be determined what is a near Trust. One that practically monopolizes Trade in any Branch of business has been declared to be illegal. How far from the line combinations of capital can go without being ordered to dissolve and then reorganize is a problem that will keep Trust attorneys Busy. A before the month of june gets much older congressman Jones and congressman Glass the anti machine candidates for the u. S. Senate will make on an average of three speeches per week a declared general manager c. B. Garnett of Virginia democratic league the ant machine organization of the state which is conducting the Campaign against senators Thomas s. Martin and c. A. Swanson. Or. Garnett declared sentiment for Jones and Glass is growing throughout the state. He receives letters daily from places where the two men have spoken and these indicate that there is a fast growing upheaval against a a machine politics. By a unanimous vote the state Board of education at Richmond saturday decided to discontinue the state Board of examiners after sept 1 of this year. It was Felt that the work of examining teachers and of inspecting schools can be More effectively and with half the Cost by administration from the office of the department of Public instruction under the new plans worked out by the department s officials. Accomac High school commencement the Accomac High school commencement began wednesday May 24th, with an entertainment by grades 1, 2, 3 and 4, consisting of recitations vocal and piano solos piano duets motion songs dialogues delivery of certificates of promotions &c., which were greatly enjoyed by the Large audience in attendance the Large auditorium being too Small to accommodate All present. A piano recital was Given wednesday evening by the pupils of the High school members of mrs. Simmermann a class and the exercises throughout showed that they had been Well trained. The Large audience greatly enjoyed the Choice music rendered by them. An interesting feature of the evening was the delivery of the music medal by or. J. Brooks Mapp to misses Catherine Simmerman and Margaret Leatherbury. The closing exercises thursday evening were opened with prayer by or. Asa Driscoll followed by an address of or. Of. W. Boatwright of Richmond College Reading of prize essay by miss Lelia Mccready and delivery of medal to her for the Best historical paper on old Homes in Accomac by Hon. John s. Mcmaster of new Jersey Reading of promotions by prof. K. J. Clark and delivery of diplomas by supt. G. G. Joynes to miss Ellen t. Edmonds and master Russell Taylor the graduates of the session delivery of spelling and fifth Grade prizes by or. Asa Driscoll interspersed with Choice music and concluding with a chorus by the school. Business notices. Lots for Sale at Legato station Oak Hall a. Jno. S. Parsons to combo a. For rent for year 1912, several Small farms with land for one two three or four horses with an abundance of resources and pasture. Want live hustling tenants. Apply to Martin Mabon co. Or 8. K. Martin Harborton a. Wanted two Good steady Timber outters permanent wages Home furnished if have families Good wages. A. J. Lilliston Accomac a. For Sale five Hundred thousand 500,000 Cylinder sawed barrel stave equalized and crazed and All kinds of building material. H. E. Kelley new Church a. Wanted to buy 125,000 feet of 4-4 Edge Box lumber 4 inches and up wide. Write for terms. H. E. Kelley. New Church notice we have for Sale 300 barrels of Corn on cob and three car loads of a. Wrenn amp songs buggies. Downing bros., Mapps Burg a. For rent for year 1912, 3 to 4 Horbe farm buildings and farm in Good condition. Good tenants Only need apply. F. 8. Smith Mapps Burg a. Notice having had six years experience with All the latest implements for pulling stumps preparing new. Ground and moving houses i now offer my services to the people of Accomac and Northampton counties by Day or contract strict attention Given to All business. G. H. Gravenor Rue. Wall paper reduction. 25 per cent will be allowed off from our already Low prices from now till june 30th. Those desiring Choice patterns will do Well to make their Purchase As Early As possible. If we do not have just what you want will order from Sample books direct from factory at prices never before so Low. E. R. Allaband Parksley a. Inn and summer now Complete at the big department store Penny ills a. Have you Eddy ? an Baptist sunday school convention. The nineteenth annual session of the Baptist sunday school convention of the Accomac Baptist association will be held with the Atlantic Baptist Church tuesday and wednesday june 6th and 7th. Program tuesday june 6th. Morning session. 10 30�?opening exercises s. F. Rogers. 10 15�?reports from schools. 10 45�?organization. 11 00�?the teaching function of the Church Secretary Joseph t. Watts. 12 00�?pastor, the natural Leader in sunday school work Rev. J. R. Taylor. 12 30�?appointment of committees and adjournment afternoon session. 2 00�?devotional exercises j. A. Abbott 2 15�?a study of the Pupil and his needs. Secretary Joseph t. Watts. 3 15�?the superintendent using his helpers b. T. Gunter Rev. . 3 45�?a Standard of excellence for our schools Secretary Joseph t. Watts. 4 15�?open discussion. 4 30�?adjournment. Evening services. 00�?devotional exercises Rev. E. Hemming. 8 15�?Sermon, Rev. W. C. Foster. Wednesday june 7th. Morning session. 10 00�?devotional exercises w. J. Phillips. 10 15�?authority for sunday school work Rev. A. B. Dunaway d. D. 10 45�?the importance of systematic Les son preparation revs. F. R. Johnson l. B. Kirby. 11 15�?annual Sermon Rev. E. E. Trauss. 12 15�?miscellaneous business and adjournment afternoon session. 2 00�?devotional exercises. B. B. Morris. 2 15�?reports of committees. 2 30�?the teachers meeting its importance. How to make it a Success Rev. W. T. Ciarle 3 00�?the organization of the sunday school. ought to organize it ? ought to Bear its expenses ? Rev. R. S. Monds Rev. Thos. Neal or. 3 45�?open discussion. 4 00�?miscellaneous business and adjournment All ministers and delegates who pro pose to come to the convention by Railroad should get off at Oak Hall station on noon train june 6th, and will please notify me at once. Thos. G. Nock committee. To candidates and others. As some of on Many candidates have applied for insertion of their cards in the e. Shore agricultural fair pamphlet we deem it but in fairness to All to hereby give notice that All candidates Are invited to rat in i or Send said cards at once to the under the Democrat Wool Bill prepare signed Secretary. Cards of lie diff red by the ways and Means committee of j in professions merchants and other the House was presented to the demo avocations Are also solicited. Cratic caucus at noon thursday the make the nptice9 in a few Wop la Bill makes reductions of from one half to possible giving name 1�?T ois two thirds in All Wool duties. Raw Wool strict or it a me solicited amp a itself which was free m previous demo-1 a th0u8nd or More of the f ? cratic Tariff Bills is Given a duty of 20 per pan Phletus will be distributed in cent and Valorme equivalent to from 3 to 5 Accomac and Northampton counties for rent for 1912�?a 5 horse farm about one mile from Painter station and a two horse farm about 2 Miles from Belle Haven siding. Apply to w. B. Mapp Mapps Burg a. For loan�?$10,000 on unencumbered real estate in Accomac or l Northampton in sums to suit Long. Or Short terms easy payments. Apply to Box 236,. Onancock a. For Sale Babcock Surry thoroughly overhauled and painted new Ruby Ber tires in perfect condition Cost $350.00 will sell for $135.00. Apply to mrs. Harry t. Anderson the Cecil Eutaw place Baltimore my. May 23rd., 1911. I lost or stolen from guard Shore May 7th., one Cypress Skiff 12 or 13 feet Long raised sides straight across Stern deep Skull Hole painted Lead color. Finder will notify me and receive Liberal Reward. E. T. Somers Bloxom a. Notice i am in the poultry business at Onley All the time and will pay Cash for All kinds at Market prices. Solomon Hargis. Notice houses moved by Day or contract Oil reasonable terms and satisfaction guaranteed. James j. Hartman Locustville a. Phone in House. Money to loan on unencumbered real estate in Accomac county. Jno. S. Parsons atty., Accomac a. For Sale eight mares 4 to 6 years old weighing from 1,050 to 1,100 pounds also some Fine mules weighing from 1,050 to 1,200 pounds. 1 the mules Are the finest i have Ever seen on the Shore. This Stock was bought so that i can sell right. . B. Duncan Pocomoke City my. J for Sale Pony and buggy. The Pony is 4 years old lady broke and has the Best of qualities weight 750 lbs. Buggy nearly new. Reason for Belling have no use Lor them if you want i something Nice apply at once to s. F. Lane. J task by a. For sale�?1,000 bushels of no. L White Corn one 16 foot a motor Power wind Mill 14 inches f. B. Grant Mill one cob Crusher one Wood saw All in Good condition at a bar a gain. Call and see or write. I j Ihu l. Warren. Pungoteague a. For Sale Berkshire pigs from eight to twee weeks of age. Price reasonable. 0. B. Mears 1 Keller a. Notice houses moved and re i paired and new work done by the in designed at any Points in Accomac and Northampton by Day or contract. Prompt attention Given to All Calls by letter or phone at my House. Jno. R. Outen amp son contractors and builders Onancock. A. Notice houses moved by Day or contract at any Point in Accomac or Northampton on reasonable terms by the undersigned. Prompt attention Given to All Calls by letter or phone at my Home. G. T. Groton Parksley a. For Sale two wheel Pony cart cheap. J. H. Ayres. Accomac a. Notice automobiles repaired by practical and competent Mechanic. We solicit you business. Virginia Auto go. Onancock a. If not order now and you will save from �1 to of your ice Bills i i write us a card for Cata Logue and prices. Several sizes carried in Stock. A r. L. Shield co., Onancock a. Soda water and ice Cream. We have built up a reputation on our soda water and ice Cream we mean to keep this reputation by ser ving the same High class refreshments this season As we did last. When in Stop in and get one of our refreshing drinks or a delicious plate of ice Cream. We have added a ladies parlor where you can sit and rest As Long As you wish and enjoy the Delight of a Good wholesome refreshing Glass of soda. We Are prepared to take orders for Cream in any Quantity prices from $1.00 to is. 35 per Gal. E. R. Aha band Parksley a. Our buyer has recently returned from the Northern markets where he has been most of the month completing the purchasing of Spring and summer goods. We sell everything to furnish the person Home and farm such As dry goods notions menus boys and childrens clothing shoes hats and Caps to Iery neckwear mensa ladies and childrens underwear ladies tailor made suits skirts and shirt waists millinery carpets matting rugs and Art squares furniture China glassware and Agate Are hardware. Harness trunks suit cases and groceries. We carry a Complete line of mensa Imperial and Arlington dress shirts and b. V. D. Underwear. We carry a Complete line of the famous Dolly Madison shoes. We have Over 7,000 pairs of shoes in fact we carry the largest and most Complete line of goods handled on the Shore. Every Inch of our new 92 foot store and our 4 warehouses Are packed with 1911 summer and Spring goods. We Are recognized As the largest buyers on the Shore. We buy in quantities to enable us to buy direct from manufacturers and save the jobbers profit so you see we can sell you goods at what other merchants have to pay and make a satisfactory profit. Come and let us prove As thousands have done. Laces. Laces. Laces. Our Huyer together with two other Southern merchants purchased on the 7th Day of april 1911, of a Paris broker his entire 1911 Spring line of ninety eighth thousand Yards of laces at half Price. Our part of this portion was 32,966 Yards. The largest lace Deal in the history of Eastern Shore we Are quite sure. The lot consists of allover French and German Vais threads China a baby Irish and Crochet Venice brands amp a. We Are going to sell these laces at half Price come and look them Over our Saleslady will gladly show you the assortment. A we Are your friends the big department store Pennville a. Jack Henderson proprietor. A a my mammary. New store and fixtures at the old Heath store. Opening Days wednesday and thursday april 5th amp 6th. Cents a Pound. United states senator Swanson and representative Glass tuesday filed their formal notices of candidacy for the Senate and their checks for $3,000 e Ich to cover their portion of the Cost of the party primary so that the quartet of aspirants to the United states Senate. From Virginia is now Complete. Senator Martin and representative Jones have already filed their notices and checks. About two months before the primary election comes off. Charge for said notices will be one Dollar. Very respectfully submitted. J. E. Mapp Secretary May 31st., 1911. United states District attorney Henry a. Wise standing his ground alone against announcement. To the voters of Accomac i most Repec tally and earnestly announce myself a candidate for commissioner of Revenue for upper Parish District no. L and if elected to said office of Trust will fill the office a new line of millinery and trimmings in All the latest shapes. Will also have a dressmaking department in the same building managed by mrs. India Hickman usin mme. voor his self fitting tailor system. The Public cordially invited to inspect our Stock of millinery and system of dressmaking. Mrs. Annie t. Ames amp co., Pungoteague a. Spring and summer pointers for All who buy medicines. The guarding of your health is a duty of sufficient importance to demand your unceasing vigilance. Fart of this duty is to be sure you get Only the purest and Best medicines and that is where our drug store is doubly valuable to Vou. We sell Only drugs of the highest Quality and at the name time our prices Are very reasonable. Our medicines Are reliable. We fill doctors prescriptions with the exact amounts of the right drugs called for pure and fresh and in full strength. We cordially invite you to bring your prescriptions to us buy your toilet articles and sick room necessities of us and come to us for ail drug store supplies that you May need. Send the children they Are treated with just As much Courtesy As the grown folks. A full Supply of new and reliable Garden seed just received. A Quality bargains that a our motto. Respectfully or. J. T. Sledge amp co., Parksley a. Druggists ten of the most Brilliant lawyers in the cording to Laws governing , has secured the conviction and every property owner in person sentence of the a officers of the United As far As possible listing All property wireless company for using the mails to and doing away with sameness in defraud by the Selling of United wire copying from old list earnestly less Stock in one of the most sensational soliciting your supp it it i am cases Ever heard in a new York court j yours for business of Oom. Lee w. Massey for Sale. 8 to 10 Good driving and gentle farm horses do Well to see them and get prices before buying. Terms favourable. A we handle most everything carried by the retail dealer direct from manufacturers. Glad to have a share of your patronage at lowest Price. Harry t. White amp son wholesale grocers brokers and manufacturers agents Mckemie Park. A. The Trade is invited to our opening april 4th and 5th,. Of the newest and most exclusive designs in trimmed and tailored hats Ever shown at miss l. A Bloxom a Onancock a. Removal. The Public will please take notice that i have moved Back to my old stand next door to Bell harness co. John t. Robinson at. Singer sewing machine co. And dealer in pianos organs and sewing machine supplies. The patronage of the Public solicited. Shippers of eggs and poultry a take notice this House does a business on a strictly commission basis five per cent being charged on All shipments of eggs and poultry which we make our specialities. Our guarantee a each shipper receives every cent that we get for his consignments. A trial shipment will convince that this is the most profitable Way for a shipper to do business As he receives every cent that we get done to forget this fact. This House up to Date done to mention it right up to the minute. Second to none for handling eggs and poultry. A our motto Quick sales at top prices and prompt returns and we live up to it. At this season Spring chickens Are wanted let them come any Quantity Large or Small. No shipment too Large. Before consigning your goods elsewhere write us for quotations i done to get the address mixed�?204 Callowhill Stis the place to consign your eggs and poultry. Parsons amp bro., 204 Gallo while Street Philadelphia Penna. G. P. Parsons and j. Marion Parsons. The successful schools Wilmington and Salisbury. An insurance policy is As valuable As a deed,1 and it is a guarantee against misfortune when backed by Large assets. It costs no a More to get the Best. Protect your Home and business against fire by a policy in one of the following companies beacome a graduates Are always in demand because they make Good and they make Good because they Are Well trained. Handsome Catalon free write for one. Assets. Home insurance co., n. Y. $30,179,913 Aetna insurance co., Conn. 21,023,554 Hartford insurance co. 24,363,635 Fidelity Phoenix n. Y. 13,790,298 Phila. Underwriters 24,768,966 n. Y. Underwriters 24,363,635 Germania fire n. Y. 6,648,971 Petersburg saving amp ins. Co. 3,166,147 Saint Paul fire amp Marine 7,028,704 Hamburg Bremen fire 1,985,139 Williamsburg City n. Y. 2,844,451 a fire amp Marine ins. Co. 1,590,315 London Assurance corp. 3,665 813 caledonian insurance co. 2,078,920 Queen of America 9,025,8s9 american surety company 2,500,000 represented by surplus to policy holders. $15,329,613. 12,369,016. 8.923.967. 5,734,087. 10,891,086. 8.923.967. A 3,021,740. A 822,926. 1,908,712. 663,443. 917,548. 798,288. 1,195,075. 579,736. 4,389,125. 2,500,000. Kelly amp Nottingham agents Onancock Virginia. �or1�le get new prices on Marine engine built in Baltimore running everywhere before you buy an engine for your work boat or launch Send for our 1911 thirty two Page catalogue. It tells How the fishermen Oyster men end boat users can get the largest most powerful economical and lowest priced engine of its dimensions that Money can buy. Page engineering co. 115-121 e. York Street Baltimore my Harborton va., May 23, 1911. I will sell for the next 30 Days one 1911 Model Oil engine built by the Page engineering co., Baltimore md., in each magisterial District of Accomac and Northampton counties at the astonishing Low prices to introduce them. Positively but one in each District. Prices As follows o 5 h. P. $95.00. 7 a a a a $130 00. A 8i Quot a a $155.00. 10 a a a a $200 00. 14 a a a a $265 00. 17 a a a a $305 00. A i have also a few 10 or 12 h. P. Marine motors 4 Cylinder 4 Cycle revolution 1,000 to 1 500 for $150 00 write or phone for Catalon and particulars to j. H. Walker Harborton va., distributing agent for the Eastern Shore a. Money saving news it from get Onancock a Best store. The store where your every Purchase must be right or your Money Back. O a from garment department. This Beautiful skirt that we illustrate Here is made of Chiffon Panama very Fine weave and Quality. Price $6.00, which you will find to be a very moderate Price for a Man tailored garment of this character. Also have a Beautiful line of voile skirts made of Good wiry voile in very Beautiful and clinging styles trimmed with Ems. Braids and silk bands. Prices 86.00, 86.50 and $7.50 the garment. Wash suits skirts and dusters also Here in the newest things. From dress goods department All kinds of thin and sheer woolens from 25 cts. To 81.75 per cd. And Silks Well we have so Many and so Many kinds we Havno to space to describe them. If you will visit our store you will realize that this is a Money saving message. Public notice. We Here wish to thank the Public in general for their patronage during our 10 Days Sale and Hope that every Purchase made on Sale was sat factory. We must excuse ourselves Here for any inattention shown to anybody As business was far beyond our expectations. We again wish to thank you one and All and wish to say Here that you will find Here an up to Date Stock of goods. We will from now on carry the highest Grade of merchandise that can possibly be procured for the lowest possible Cost to you. Everything will be fresh and shall be kept so. You will always find our prices right. Our motto shall always be Good goods for less Money. Again thanking you kindly and hoping to see you often we wish to remain. Yours to serve Ashby amp Hickman. Cottons a Beautiful line of lawns Batiste foulard in flowered figured and bands from 15 to 35 cts. Per cd. Also a great showing in Ems. Flou icings bands &e., with White goods to make up with them. From furniture department. We Havno to rcom to say More. Just. This. A if you need furniture for Cash or on the instal Ament plan we will a save you Money and make it pay you to ride to see us if you can to come Send us your orders. Satisfaction guaranteed or your Money Back. Freight express or mail charges paid on All orders of $5.00 or Over. Killarney a a Linen-f1nish a White suiting a improves with washing Quot for White shirt waists skirts dresses coat suits three piece costumes children a frocks etc., also fancy work and embroidering. Hardly a Linen use that i Harney Linen finish White suiting will not fill. Looks like Linen wears like Linen and washes like Linen but costs much less. Include at least one outfit of Killarney suiting in your summer s wardrobe durable inexpensive easily washed yields readily to the skill of the Home dressmaker. Use it. None genuine without i Larncy stamped on the Selvedge. Ask for Killarney Linen finish White suiting. Leatherbury Belote amp co., the underselling store. Onancock a. N. Are Over loaded on millinery and will trim All hats free up to and including june 10th,

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