Big Stone Gap Post in Big-Stone-Gap, Virginia
5 Aug 1908

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5 Aug 1908

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Big Stone Gap Post (Newspaper) - August 5, 1908, Big Stone Gap, Virginia The �rietles3 barrister at attorney was taking a turn. In shabby Hab aliments dressed. His coat it was shockingly worn and who rust had invested his Vest. His by tvs in had succeed a breach his Linen and worsted were worse. To had scarce n whole Crown in his hat and la. A Hall Crown in ins Purso. Aud thus As he wandered along a and comfortless Olf. sought Lor Relief in a song. Or complaint Gly talked to himself unfortunate Man that i am i be never a client but grief the Case is. I be no ease at All Anil in Brief i Vene or had a Brief i be waited and waited m vain expecting an opening to find where Nti honest Young lawyer might Cam some Reward for lie loll olins mind. " tis not that i wanting in Law or Lack an intelligent face that Othir i ave cases to plead while i have to plead tor a ease of How can i modest Young an e or Lope for the smallest progression the profess i s already so full of lawyers so full of profession while thu lie \ strolling arund i Eye Accuu really fell on a very deep Hole in the ground Aud u himself it is Well to curb his emotions he a on the Curbstone the space of a aunut a dvrs to a 1 artery of the fourth Artil cry to Garrison fort Delaware and Fiauu s Point. X. .1 quid postponing Tho occupation of these important places guarding the on Trunco to the Delaware until next Spring. This is duo to an official report that Tho old quarters there arc absolutely uninhabitable Aud there fore several Hundred thousand dollars Worth of guns and their mounts Are loft without the care they would Havo wore troops available in Tho Vicinity and Tho men not Havo Tho advantage of be coming familiar with Tho weapons not to mention Tho defenceless position in which Philadelphia is loft. Of course Congress to asked to appropriate Money for quarters and this demand is emphasized by Tho failure of Tho department to Man Tho posts but Many persons wonder that Tho proper officials Over thought of this phase of Tho matter several months ago. An fellow. There is a enterprising individual in town who for months past has been try ing to obtain a audience witha certain High official but the High official being Well award of the nature of the enter prising individual s wishes bos persistently avoided him. This person How Over is Vors Atilo As Well As enterprising. One Day recently to wont Over to Baltimore and called up Over Tho Long distauro Telephone Tho High official who. Being award of no possible reason Why he should not answer a Call Over the Long distance Telephone which indicated that Oliero must to matters of importance that demanded his attention responded is that general a.?" asked Balti More. Yes. What do you Avant asked general a. This is or. B. I want to speak to you about a Little then air. B. Proceeded to Tell his business. Toiuo come interrupted general a., this is no matter for Tho Tele Well when Cau i see you Theu asked b. Come to my office at 10 o clock to Morrow " growled Tho general. Aud the interview took Placo. Monetary commission hard at work. Tho monetary commission is constantly at work and it to some weeks yet before All the questions it has under consideration Are disposed of. The members of Tho commission Are All Well known Meu but Tho most noted of their number is Tho chairman of Tho commission sex senator Edmunds of Vermont who for 23 years was a conspicuous figure in the Senate and regarded As the leading lawyer of that body. Tho Active part he took in the debates of Tho Pacific railway funding act Aud antitrust Laws is still remembered and to was Tho author of the Edmunds Law which aimed to suppress polygamy in Utah. Pio was too a member of the electoral commission and one of those who took part in the trial of an Drew Johnsen. Senator Edmunds voluntary resignation of his seat in the Senate was a subject of Surprise Aud wonder at Tho time. Since his retire ment to private life he has devoted him self to his Law practice and has seemingly never regretted leaving the Senate the Library of Congress. Or. Alvord Tho superintendent of the Art. Department of the Library of con Gress is hard at work putting that department in order anal Hopes to open it to Tho Public by Jan. 1. To Assort and arrange All to prints that have accumulated in the Library is of course a tremendous undertaking but when it is done the collection be useful to the student As showing the history and growth of the engraver s Art and photog Raphy in this country. Or. Alvord has any Quantity of material at his disposal. There Are now stored in the Library some 73,000 engraving 74,000 photographs and 20,000 woodcuts besides a Quantity of other pictures that have not been classified. It would naturally if it were possible be quite useless to display All of these but from them have been selected about 1,000 prints which be framed and Hung in the gallery. The Library has a Rich and very interesting collection of political cartoons arid among its treasures Are More than 300 rare old engravings copies of Tho old masters which were purchased in the Early Days of Tho Library. But just when and by whom those pictures were bought is not known. Surely the person who had Tho t Uverity to use govern ment funds for so aesthetic a purpose As the acquiring of rare old prints must have been a Man of courage and Strong convictions fur utilitarian ideas governed the government expenditures in the Early Days and the fathers were opposed As a Rule to the appropriating of Publio moneys for the purpose of buying works of Art. Regarding such outlay As Encour-1 a Emit to and Tho reckless expending of people s Schofield. A feathered surgeon. A Story is told which would indicate that swallows have considerable Surgi Cal skill As Well As intelligence. A cer Tain physician found in a nest a Young Swallow much weaker than its mate which had Cue of its legs bandaged with horse hairs. Taking the hairs away he found that to Bird s leg was broken. The next time he visited the nest to found the leg again bandaged. continued to observe the Case and in two weeks found that the Bird was cautiously removing Tho hairs a few each Day. The cure was entirely successful. St. Georges Bay Newfoundland contains an immense Coalfield fully 20 Miles in length and 10 in breadth. It has been estimated that if Tho output were to reach 250,000 tons per annul the Coal bed would not be exhausted in a Ceu Tury. At Tho present time there Are about 40 Lighth Olises and beacons erected and maintained by the Newfoundland government. There Are also fog signals and Bell buoys at the most dangerous Points round the coast. These warnings Cost about $43,000 a year. A perfect Skeleton of the extinct Irish Elk Lias been discovered at Bella Lough in the Isle of Man. It was found in a standing position ten foot beneath the surface. The Irish Elk was the contemporary in Britain of to Mammoth and of Tho woolly Rhinoceros. Sir Algernon West declares in the nineteenth Century that 350,000 per sons haul in England every year it Tho Channel ports. All their Luggage is examined by a Large Stair of customs offi cers with Tho result that no duty is collected Worth speaking of. Current miscellany. The. Preparation of natural cos Enos is still a Genuino agricultural Industry. Flowers and leaves Are the raw Materi Al and they have to to treated fresh. Tho original laboratories Are Thero Foro generally established very near whore the plants Gnu enjoy Tho most favourable climatic conditions. Hence Tho Crudo essences generally come to us from various Distant of Lang from Manilla of Geranium from to Union and Algeria of Lemon and Citron from Ceylon and China Etc. But As Tho imported materials Ore generally scandalously adulterated european manufacturers have Bacou implied to bring Home such of the crude material As boar transportation. So sandalwood cloves Patchouli loaves and Vetiver grass roots brought dried Aud with their scouts unimpaired sure distilled in Franco and Germany rather than in Tho commies of their origin. Tho most important Center of this manufacture is Tho Little City of Grasso near Nico Aud Cannes which besides being a Largo Center of production for Tho distillation of plants and Woods is the chief place where those special proc esses which Havo Boon transmitted through Ages Ami arc Tho Only ones for Tho extraction of the perfumes of flow ers Are in use. The Only chemical agents employed in those processes Aro vapor and Fatm. Jacques Pussy in popular science monthly. Tell a woman by her purse. It has been stated perhaps by detect Ives that Tho ago and a great knowl Edge of the whole character of a woman can be gained from the Coute uts of her pocket Book. Tho business woman always has n number of receipted Bills and a Quantity of Cash in her pocketbook Whilo Tho Mother of a family usually has Many a receipted Bills Little Cash and Tho sides bursting with samples and bargain advertisements. The average Young lady Ijas a favorite poem stowed away in a Corner and invariably a souvenir of something bordering of Tho superstitious. For instance while the writer was in a state Street jeweler s Tho other morning a Tortoise Shell Portum Unaie was found of the floor. It contained so cuts and far Back in a secret pocket a poem entitled soul for it be Gan Oli. Eyes that Pic co me through and through and draw my very soul away. Your Sunshine May not my life Cor turn Ziy darkness into Day next to that piece of sentiment was a Small card with the Young lady s name and weight printed upon it. In Tho re verse Side of the card was a Date with Tho words if the Sun shines three Days after this you Havo Good Hick for nine about noontime a Beautiful Little Brunette All anxiety and blushes hurried in to claim Tho Purso. Boston Glube. On a live wire. Chester Shew has had the Ope Riesco of being struck by lightning continually for several minutes and yet lives to Tell Tho tale. It was not a Bolt from heaven but one from a live wire that hit him. was painting a Telephone pole and suddenly came in Contact with a live wire. In describing his Ope Riesco or. Shew says i hardly know How to describe my feelings when my came in Contact with tin live wire. For some reason Tho tree situation flushed through my mind and i remember thinking if i lost my grip on the of the Polo i would to dashed to the Street. A great Blazo of Brilliant lire with rays pointed like a Sharp spire seemed to to shining in my face and Blimp aug to and i also had the sensation that something was Burn ing. My right seemed to lie dancing up and Down in the air. And then again whirling around with great rapidity. It Felt like it was cramping and i imag ined Tho lingers were Curling up and could not to straightened out. " firemen from a neighbouring Engino House rescued him now York journal. Water butterflies. Real water butterflies spread their Lovely wings in the Clear wavelets of Tho Blue Mediterranean. Their scientific name is Ptero Poda or Wing footed. Tho commonest is perhaps the boat Butterfly. His body scorns formed round a tiny Brownish Kernel the size of a Grain of wheat and is covered with a Shell soft As Gristle and almost transparent. His wings Aro Largo round and Clear As Char that before they can to examined they must be put in a Saucer of water against a Black ground. The Shell is so Loose that a Mere touch Sepa rates it from tiie body. All Tho sea butterflies have on their tongues rows of Strong pointed Hooks. They Are All flesh eaters. It is wonder Ful to watch throng Tho transparent Shell Aud almost equally transparent body Tho Noti is of the heart. These butterflies Lay eggs just like land ones and like land ones Aro fond of warmth Aud Light. Poetry after Poison. One of Tho most pathetic epitaphs Ever erected is that placed Over the spot where or. Crew lies buried at Yoko Hama. It was prepared by his wife who is now in prison convicted of hav ing poisoned him in Loving memory of my husband who died october is. To. Aged 4h-years. Twilight and evening Shir Anil one Clear Call for me. And May there lie no moaning at the bar when 1 put out to Nea. A Little Trust that when we die we reap our sowing und so goodbye no name simply a veiled tragedy. Some sorrow regret yearning Resigna tion penitence let us Hope Aro All mingled in this last Gazette. Potato crop in America. In this country to average rate of potato yield per acre this year is placed to 04 bushels taking the country at Largo against 80 bushels in 1s 0, s9 in 1s95 and 02 in 1892. Sarcastic Whistler. A postal card was recently addressed to or. James a. Whistler the Academy London by an italian trades Man. Twas taken to Burlington House and marked there not known at Tho Royal Academy. " when or. Whistler at last received it to. Sent it to the editor of the � airy mail with this characteristic note. In these Days of doubt Ful frequentation us it is my Good for tune to to Able to Send you an unsolicited official and final certificate of although the Bells of Corneille or Chimes of Normandy " have sounded melodiously on nearly every stage in Europe pastor Erevan of Tho Church in Corneille Calls attention to the fact that there is nothing but an old Tinkler to be heard in Corneille. Tho pastor suggests that the manager of the gaiety theater should give a performance of Les cloches de Corneille for Tho Benefit of his Church Aud devote the proceeds to Tho Purchase of a peal of Bells. We Are the recognized builders of carriages where a Man can save Many a Dollar and get a Fine Grade of work. It is not like the cheap Grade that is on the Market. It you buy a $65.00 buggy of us you get a $65.00 buggy not a $37.00 buggy for $65.00. We manufacture Surrey Phaeton top and no top buggies of All descriptions and the finest Dayton built in the United states for the Money. Write for Price list and catalogue. Novelty Carriage works second and French streets Wilmington. 8eh5e5z5zsz5zsz5kzsz52sz5zssss finds our store at Wachapreague As usual filled with Many useful articles such As Santa Claus loves to make As presents not Only to the Little ones but As Well to your wives and sweethearts. We name in part dressing cases Glove and handkerchief cases Necktie and work boxes. Collar and cuff boxes Silver Ware albums games assorted doll baby. Doll carriages bedsteads and cradles Sho flys Hobby horses express wagons rifles boats and books pianos and other goods too numerous to mention. Mrs. W. F.?hudson9 Wachapreague a. B. Welly do fled contractor and builder Accomac c. H., a. All work first class. Material furnished when desired. Plans and specifications pre pared on Short notice. Lowest prices on All first class t be under bid. Work done by Day or contract. Write to me or Call on me for estimates. G. Welly Coard. Special notice. I Don t care what other peo ple s prices Are for ice Cream i sell As Low i not Only do it but i can afford to do it. My Cream is taking the Lead wherever it goes and you Only have to try it once to be con Vinced of its Superior Quality. We. S. Richardson steam ice Cream works. Capacity.300 Gallons per Day Marion station is. I. P. Justis & co. Commission merchants 8 e. Camden St., Baltimore. Sweet potatoes a specially. Fruits vegetables and produce shipping letter est references National Bank of Commerce or any produce House in Baltimore. I Kepler & co. Produce -.humfcaate, South St., and Bowly s wharf. Baltimore. Sweet potatoes a specially. Shipping letter h manufacturer of Sash doors blinds Mould Ings Newels Cabinet mantels balusters &c., a. Church furniture pews Newels altars rails Etc. Plana and specifications made and estimates furnished for All classes of buildings. Factory Salisbury my. Correspondence solicited. Hay Coal flour Terra Cotta piping general merchandise a. In building material we have Cypress shingles framing and Fei Lime bricks a. In Terra Cotta piping we have the following sizes 0,8,10,12, la and 24. Bought direct from the kilns and sold cheaper than who City prices. 18, 20 and 24 Inch for Well tubes Cost about the "y1 a6 Cypress tubing Superior to it in Quality and last a Centurion general merchandise our Stock is always full Well selected and in variety and we carry in addition to above also plows cultic. 14 tooth harrows and other farming implements Hay flour a also j. Masury s Best liquid paints. We buy for spot and sell at the lowest margin of profit. John w. Rogers & bros., Only a. Cing 8, 20 Sale same Reat tors Coal Cash arose 11m manufacturers and Granite Monu ments headstones tablets a. A jes by Yunc proprietor Pocomoke City my. T. C. Kellam Onancock va., agent. Fred Johnson. Duff Mason livery Sale and Exchange run in connection with new Church station a. Johnson & Mason proprietors. All trains met and passengers conveyed to any part of Penin Sula at fair rates and with Comfort and dispatch. L. W. Groton. W. J. Doughty general have paid for losses in acco Mac and Northampton counties$25,085.00 in past three years. Onancock a. A Dollar 6aved is a Dollar made if so write to the c. S. Waples 25 southward 97 nor. Folk. Exp. �0o. 832. 11 60. 10 50. 11 65. 46. Old Point sex a. M 8 00 8 26 9 2 10 20 11 04 Loave. Weimar. Imams. . Irr Leland. Edei. Loretto. Princes Sanne. Eng e Creek. Woeten. Pocomoke. New Churchi. Oil Hall. Toll Wood. B Xiii. A use. Lao it. Vul. Tula. A.b1jci. Tiap Osburg. Ii More. Kaaawa Fox. Gird 8neau. A Cal Pony. .-.imjivuic. Duo bal. Patti in. upe . Old Point to a acc a Soi Iofik. P re Juh. Elva. 3 29 3 33. it 37. I 56. 11 60. 3 06." 12 01. 12 06. Tl2 11. 12 20. 12 30 12 55 8 43 1 00. 3 9. . 14 00. 114. 14 19 4 26. 4 38. 4 41. 4 1�. 62. 4 67. 6 05.6 12 o 19. T6 2c. 5 33. 3 �2. To 46. 6 06. 8 00. 00.10, p m. . Ii Iti of. Pudd agers on signal 1 1 my a it Jet Szalay. .1 61 .2 24 .233 2 4 .2 40. 2 67. 3 03 .3 1 .3 1. 3 to .83 .84. 3 i. 3 62. Ai o �11 17. To. I 3. C a 7 6. 8 00. conduct k. Nicholas superintendent Cape Charles a. A. B. Cooke gen l freight and Pas Senger agent Norfolk a. schxdk7 Jle of the Baltimore Chesapeake 6. Atlantic Ailway company until further notice run their steamers a follows weather permitting leaving South St. Whart at o clock p. Steamer Pocomoke. Opt. Heward. Tuesday and Friday Lor Finney , town Pitts wharf of Dar Hall be Hooton Powell a Polomo Kelty matto font and Snow uu1. Be turning. Ii Ondayog Ana thursday leaves Snow b a. M., 6 30, ult 8,Powell a 8 30, be Boih a Cedar Hall 9.3u, pitta1 Whan 10, Shol town 10 16, a Hancock 2 30 p. I in Ney s 3, Taus Ersland 4 30. Crisp old 6. Steu Nier eak Tex Shore. Opt. U. baynoj1. Wear Cadams and Auna ays Lor or Lankiu. Harbor ton Evana Boggs. Cedar View Cord. Awu Ais vis4, Shields and lines lie Hue s Lue Adays and Frl-1 Days 8, Shields 8.30, Lavis 10.u0, Lead a 10.2u, cd Cord 11, Paudua 12 30, Cedar View 12.45, Boggs 2.45, Evans 3, car Bortosi 3.1i.crlaheld 6. Steamer Tangier. Mondays and thursdays Lor Fords Goulbourn Creek on Spleid Ilu Eye be Alex Hunting greek and Mea Hongo. Be to King. Leave Werdno alays a a saturdays la ebb no i a Huu leg Creck too ones Cornea Tex 11.3-j, Onancock 2.30, Kiunya 3. Urls held 0, you Bouru Creek 7, Foro a 7.3u. leave balt to More on Ari. of last Down Ana passengers received ror an Point u the n. Y., Pella. And Norfolk loom co and Pocomoke h. B. Dally Delaware Maryland and Virginia no a right received after 4 30 . A must be prepaid to ail Points except uthen. V. Norfolk ital Road t. Murdock Leo 1 \1 Zaier pass. Agent. J. Sawyer Wilson jr., freight a Jent. 205 e. Baltimore St. New Cor. Pratt & Calvert its. Baltimore my. European plan. Rooms 50 cts., 75 cts. And $1 per Day this House a now opon is entirely new and is equipped with All the modern , elec Trie lights electric Call Bells steam heat Baths a. Born arts Ofili pm View i. J &0 to i i for the and always to obtain lowest possible prices Reisinger wholesale and retail dealers in All kinds of furniture Gar pets Oil cloths matting stoves refrigerators baby carriages � and All sorts of House furnish pcs. We. Reisinger & son �l2rxolumhia ave., and 611 to 623 Portland St., Cor. Greene St. Baltimore my. City and suburban cars pass the door look us up it pay you. Represented by s. Gladding. Established is44. Frank c. Bolton like b. Bolton Bolton bros., paints oils and Glass prize medal ready . A. The family Maine safeguard machinery oils tar oakum and pitch ship and railway supplies. 413, 420, 422,424 e. Pratt Street Baltimore my. E. Selby of va., with Alex. J. Hart successor to qu1gley k Mullen Wilmington Del., wholesale grocer and dealer in cigars and tobacco. Orders filled on Day transit and lowest prices should commend us to the patronage of the Peninsula. A. Davis & co., wholesale dealers in tuba go and me cigars. N k Cor. Howard & German its Baltimore old. Represented by Frank w. Byrd. Laurel Marble works Laurel Del., Davis & bro., proprietors. For prices on head and Foo stones Monument Iron railing and All cemetery work in gen eral and save Money. Davis & bro., Laurel Del. . Pruitt Temperance Ville e. J. Winder Onancock Geo. W. Abdell Belle Haven. Contractor Ai builder Accomac c. H.,. Is now prepared to construct on Short notice buildings of every class and description. and specifications pre of spared by him and All a material furnished whenever desired. Is work done by Day or contract. All work Cost class. Write to or Call on him for estimates. By go Joga n f Enderson in Ert i o w keep. Everything needed in taker s Stock Aud has the Best outfit South of Wilmington Del. Of War to nil r .i.l. Tiv n ii h

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