Big Stone Gap Post in Big-Stone-Gap, Virginia 18 Aug 1920
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Big Stone Gap Post (Newspaper) - August 18, 1920, Big Stone Gap, Virginia
Volume Xxxi. George l. Doughty jr., at Tomey at Law. Offices Accomac and Belle Haven. Practices in All courts on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. P. Aylett attorney at Law. Office Accomac c. Practices in All courts on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. J. Abbott Byrd attorney and counsellor at Law. Offices Accomac 0. H., Shinco Feague Island and me Tompkin a. At Chincoteague Island 4th week in every month. Will practice in All the courts of the Eastern Shore of Virginia. John w. West attorney at Law. Practices in All the courts of the Eastern Shore of a. Offices ,. _ at Onancock and Accomac u. U. Stewart k. Powell attorney at Law offices ? Accomac 0. And Onan Coak a. Practices in All tha courts on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. N. B. Wescott. S. Jas. Turlington. Wescott & t Arlington. Attorneys at Law offices Accomac 0. H., Mapp Burgand fair Oaks a. Practice in All the courts on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. G. Walter Mapp. J. Brooks Mapp Mapp & m App. Attorneys at Law. Offices Grangeville Keller and Accomac 0. H., practice in All court on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. Otho f. Mear3, attorney at la a offices Eastville Northampton county and Accomac nce inquired of her husband " do you give your wife an allow Ance or does she ask for Money when she wants it " both was the simple in doubt. Were you Ever up before me asked a magistrate. Shure i Don t know yer Anner. What time does your Anner get up London answers. Pay what you owe and you la know what you own.?Franklin. The Best plaster. A piece of flannel dampened with Chamberlain s liniment and bound on Over the affected parts is Superior to a plaster and costs Only ene tenth As much. For Sale by All dealers. An inspiring Tai Bute. It Mads a remarkable scene in the House of representatives. A touching scene occurred in the House of representatives a number of years ago when an aged member from new Jersey arose and for the flr3i time addressed the speaker. All eyes were turned in his direction As he stood calmly awaiting recognition. was tall spare and erect. His Vener Able appearance and kindly expression coupled with most courteous manners at once commanded attention. As in husky tones he again said or. Speaker there came from the farthest end of the great Hail in a whisper b it tia in a heard by ail the word Alice Ben Bolt a moment later a j from the floor and gallery Many voices blended in the , Don t you re member Svei am c. Hen Bolt Tea ova Ion immediately Fol Lowed was a Mic i s is witnessed in the great Hail. Business was sus Pended for the moment and the hand of the new member warmly grasped by the chosen representatives of All parties and sections. It was an inspiring tribute one worthily bestowed. The member was Thomas Dunn eng Lish author of the Little poem Sung in Palace and cottage which found its Way into All languages and touched All hearts.?Adlai e. Stevenson in some thing of men i have curious Eskimo living. The pallet rooms in Homes entirely devoid of furniture. Furniture is qui e unknown in a common Eskimo Home writes the wife of the danish governor of Green land Anna Bistrup in article on Eskimo women in Gree and in the Century. The Jacuses of the eskimos All built of Stone and turf with the win Dows opening toward Ime Sun the one Entrance always being c i the Side that is least exposed to i lit v. Ind. Along the Back Wall runs a platform a pallet of boards re de eighteen inches above the floor. It is from six to eight feet deep and through its whole length it is divided into rooms or spaces of eight or Teu feet each room is Sepa rated from the Neis Boring room by a partition of Board a skin. An open passage runs the whole length of the House along the pallet rooms an serves for the traffic of All the inmates but each pallet room claims for its own the bit of passageway adjoining. Each pallet room is occupied by one family and there they stay night and Day. The Best pallet room is the innermost and is always occupied by the owner of the House or the oldest if the House has More than one worthy of the highest. The talk had turned to the orphan children of Henry Doane of Cherry Ville. The former resident asked the stage Driver How they had prospered. They be done first rate was the Hearty response. Both of them have done first rate. Joe Eddie he Learned the Carpenter s Trade and has worked right along,.and As for Emma Susan Well i la Tell you what somebody from Over the Center said to me Only last week about her in conversation regarding her husband. Emma Susan married Frank Bax ter one of the James Baxters. Well that Man from the Center he said to me i hear Frank Baxter s been Cho sen selectman. Well i Don t know but what hell do All right for you he Eaid but whether he s the Man for the place or not there s one thing certain if Ever a woman looked suitable to the position of selectman s wife and would do it credit Emma Susan Baxter s that woman youth s companion. Too Many books. Barnaby Rich in his preface to a new description of Ireland published in 1600, writes one of the diseases of this age is the multitude of books that doth so overcharge the world that it is not Able to digest the abundance of Idle matter that is every Day hatched and brought into the world that Are As divers in their forms As their authors be in their faces. It is but a Thrift less and thankless occupation this writing of books. A Man were better to sit singing in a Cobbler s shop for his pay is certainly a Penny a Patch but a Book writer if he gets sometimes a few commendations of the judicious he shall be sure to reap a thousand reproaches of the a no use. Pocahontas had saved the life of Captain John Smith. What would have been the use of killing him anyhow a she said. There Are millions of other John Smiths and there would t have been a line about it in the her news instinct was unerring. Saving the Captain s life made a first Page Story of the affair. Chicago news. Black eggs. The Black Cayuga Duck a South american Bird frequently lays Black eggs. The colouring does not penetrate the Shell being due to an oily pigment which can be rubbed off. 11l Succes Sive laying the colouring fades and Dis appears. The usual Way. She what would you do if you had Money enough to Supply your needs he a d Start in to make a lot More to Supply my wants.?Exchange. His occupation. Doctor a think perhaps your occupation is depressing. Can t you find a More cheerful Job what is your work patient a am a joke writer. Every woman s privilege. Mrs. Byram that s the kind of a husband to have did you hear or. Dike Tell his wife to go and look at Home Sion hats or. Byram my dear have i Ever deprived you of the privilege of looking at Sion hats Chicago news. J Venus will not Charm so much with oat her attendant graces As they will without her.?lord Chesterfield. Number 14. Ancient arithmetic. Problems schoolboys had to sold thirty six centuries ago. There is a Ray of vindictive Comfort for the modern Schoolboy in the fast that for Over years his Schoolboy progenitors have been worried by just such problems in arithmetic As annoy him most Amon the archaeological discoveries made in Egypt is a papyrus Roll. In excellent condition dating from about 1700 b. C. This Roll which had a Long heading beginning directions How to attain the knowledge of All dark things proves beyond doubt that the egyptians of that time bad a thorough knowledge of the elements of arithmetic. Numerous examples show that their principal operations with units and fractions were made by Means of addition and multiplication. Subtraction and division were not known in their present form but Correct results were obtained nevertheless. Equations Are also found in the Papy rus. Here is one Turnt brings the egyptian Schoolboy Home to us ten measures of Barley Are to be divided among ten persons in such Man Ner that each subsequent person shall receive one eighth less than the one before him. Another example Given i there Are seven men each one Lias seven cats each cat has eaten seven mice each mouse has eaten seven grains of bar Ley each Grain of Barley would have yielded seven measures of Barley. How much Barley has beep lost the papyrus also contains the calculation of the area of a Circle attempts to Square the Circle and finally calculations of the cubic measurements of pyramids.?new York Tribune. Enlivened the scene. But hero s improvisation did not help Leander much. Innumerable Are the tales of actors in difficulties. Here is one related of Christian Brandes the dramatist who in his youth belonged to a strolling company which played pieces of an extremely primitive kind. On ene occasion the play was entitled hero and Leander the dialogue being left pretty much to the discretion of the players. It had been agreed however that hero was to be Coy and not confess her love for lean Der till he had again and again expressed his readiness to be hanged burned and drowned in her behalf. But the lady was soft hearted besides being exceedingly fond of Brandes nor could she listen unmoved to the first passionate pleadings of the youth who explained that he had swum across the Hellespont to see her. My dear Leander she exclaimed i can not resist you. Accept my hand and my Leander knew not what to say. All his prepared phrases were useless. The manager came to his Aid with a loud whisper addressed to hero in the fiend s name improvise a few a words and retire the poor girl turning to the Audi ence repeated her lesson. In the fiend s name i improvise a few words and retire and then tripped off the stage greatly relieved.? graphic. A Rossini joke. Rossini promised a place in the opera orchestra to a trombonist and then forgot about it says the musical courier. At one of his dinner parties the Butler announced the visit of this same protege. Rossini hastened to Wel come him and relieving him of his instrument disappeared a few moments to return with his Friend. Handing the instrument to the trombonist with a re quest to let the company hear him Rossini prepared to listen. Trombone to lips the musician Rose dismay no sound Cheeks bulging eyes distended. In vain the unhappy Man makes super human efforts to produce harmonious sounds. At last of Effort supreme with a sound like a hoarse Goose cackle there shoots from the trombone a mass of Sticky Macaroni. No harm my Friend said Rossini you have proved yourself a Strong and the next Day the coveted position was offered to the trombonist Boston transcript. Riddle of gravitation. Nearly 2iio years ago one of the great est intellects connected with science turned his attention to gravitation. In that 250 years physical science has made rapid advances. A boy who has completed a year s work in elementary physics could entertain Newton in electricity were it possible for the great philosopher to return to Earth. After learning of the great Progress in electricity i can imagine him in his eager desire for knowledge turning to the boy and expecting some Light on gravitation. Alas not Only the High school boy but not even the most Learned can give any definite information on gravitation. The problem is about where Newton left-it.?popular science monthly. Deserted at the end. William the conqueror was a Man of very Gross habit of body and at the siege of mantes was Hurt by the rear ing of his horse the Pommel of the Saddle striking the King in the Abdo men and causing injuries from which he died in a few Days. Before his death he was deserted by All his attendants who stole and carried off even the coverings of the bed on which he Lay. The body remained on the floor of the room in which the King died for two Days before it was buried by Char Itable monks from a neighbouring Mon Astery. A vague impression. What is your idea of the character of lady Macbeth really replied mrs. Cumrow there is so much gossip about people connected with the stage that one scarcely knows what to believe."?washing ton Star. Don t trifle with a cold is Good for prudent men and women. It maybe vital in Case of a child. There i nothing better than Chamberlain s cough remedy for coughs and colds i children. It is Safe and sure. For Saleby All dealers
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