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Big Stone Gap Post (Newspaper) - December 1, 1920, Big Stone Gap, Virginia Peninsula a Enterprise John w. Edmonds editor and owner. Too Oman court House a. Rotated at the Post office at Accomac o. A. Va., As second class matter. Or saturday. March 23, 1912. The eyes of the world Are turned upon Virginia at this time and virginians Are still gasping in horror at the shame and disgrace Laid upon us by the most atrocious and brutal murder in the annals of crime. On general principles we Are opposed to punishment for crime except As meted out by the courts and then Only after a fair and impartial trial. But in the Case of the Allens who so ruthlessly shot Down judge Massie Commonwealth s attorney Foster sheriff Webb and dangerously wounded clerk goad we feel that they have placed themselves beyond the human family and Are Only to be regarded As dangerous wild beasts. Should a lion or other dangerous beast escape from a menagerie or zoo and begin to deprecate upon cattle and sheep to say nothing of men bodies of Resolute men would themselves and pursue this beast until found and when found would be destroyed. So should the forces of the state be employed to Hunt these Allens and when found no Effort should be made to take them alive but they should be shot Down like dangerous wild beasts. The question of expense should not be considered. If it requires every Dollar of the states resources and the services of every Able bodied Man in the Commonwealth these should All be used that the majesty of the Law May be upheld. Let us remember that this is no common crime. These men dared to invade the sacred Temple of Justice and stain her altars with the blood of men who wrought As servants of the state. This crime has no parallel in modern history and when one reads the mind goes Back to the dark Days of the Caesars and the borgias and we gasp and wonder if after All has our civilization advanced. We beg that the great outside world do not judge Virginia by this most atrocious and horrible tragedy. Our people As a whole Are cultivated and Law abiding they deplore the fact this awful stain rests upon them. The slain men Are martyrs to the cause of Justice and their tragic death will enshrine their memory in the heart of the nation. Steps Are being taken to place monuments Over the dead and also to provide Means for the maintenance of their families. This is a move in the right direction. True the legislature is two years in the future but Loyal virginians will see to it that these claims Are met until the general Assembly of 1914 can make ample provision for their needs. But let the Hunt go on. Virginia cannot afford to drop the Pursuit until the gang has been exterminated. The High Cost of living will be the great Issue in the coming National Campaign. The democratic party meets the Issue with a definite program to insure a reduction in the Cost of the necessaries of life. As one step in that direction the Bill to place sugar on the free list known As the Underwood Bill is of great importance. If this Bill becomes a Law it is estimated that the Cost of sugar will be reduced one and a half cents a Pound the Only sufferer by reason of the reduction being the sugar Trust coincidentally with the free sugar Bill the democrats have introduced a measure to tax individual and corporation incomes in excess of 55,000 a year As a Federal Revenue measure. The Bill is so framed As to avoid the pitfall of unconstitutionality which was dug for the income tax by the supreme court a few years ago. Its passage and approval would shift a Large share of the Burden of taxation where it belongs on the shoulders of the wealthy who escape the payment of anywhere near their fair share of the expenses of government under the present Tariff system. Quot tax wealth not poverty Quot is Good democratic doctrine Well exemplified in the free sugar and income tax Bills. Amundsen s exploit in reaching the South pole is to be emulated by a danish expedition to explore Greenland. The explorers will attempt to Cross the great Island at its widest part spanning a distance of about 700 Miles and covering a territory which has never been trod by the foot of Man. The leaders Are Captain Koch of the danish general staff and or. Tudanger a botanist they will take with them fifteen of the hardiest Iceland ironies which they believe will serve them better than Eskimo dogs. It is a question whether the results of the expedition will prove of any commercial or real geographical value but As a venture of daring its outcome will be awaited with interest on the Day the supreme court handed Down the decision dissolving the Standard Oil company shares in that corporation were quoted at $625. Nine months later the Stock sold at $900 a share the highest Point it has Ever reached. This Means according to the estimates Given through the press that in nine months after the Quot octopus Quot Quot was brought to its Knees and Quot dissolved the Market value of its Stock has increased $100,000,000-with this example before the other trusts it is to be feared that the supreme court will have to work overtime to keep up with the demand for the dissolution of predatory combinations. Quot As Maine goes so goes the nation a and Maine has again gone democratic. In the City elections just held she has elected four democratic mayors to one Republican. Of course it May be said that Only local issues were at stake yet it is fair to assume that in a presidential year the results Are not without significance As indicating the trend of the Public mind on National affairs. Maine is apparently Well satisfied to remain in the democratic column where she was placed in the nation wide upheaval of 1910 after a generation of adherence to Republican w. C. T. U. Convention. The Bema annual by of convention of the w. O. T. U. Of Accomac and Northampton assembled in the E. Church in Franklin City on March 12-13, with Greenbackville Union despite the wind rain and mud quite a congregation assembled on the evening of the 12th. W e were greatly encouraged by the presence of fifty Young men at this session. The pastor of the P. Church of Green Sackville Rev. Miller in the absence of the pastor of the E. Church most graciously welcomed us conducted devotional services and gave us several helpful addresses. The reports from departments showed that Earnest work is being accomplished. Our new president mrs. Lloyd Savage presided with Grace and dignity. The presence of our state Cor. Secretary mrs. Lillian Shepherd with her Sweet songs her Chalk talk to the children and Earnest addresses added greatly to the interest of the meeting. Mrs. Sue fames our former president was present and gave an Earnest talk to the children the whole school with the teachers being present. Memorial services were held for our departed co labourers Brothers will Savage and John Duncan and sister Jennie Byrd of Onley Union and sister Janie Davis of Chineo Teague Union. Mrs. Powell made a very Earnest and interesting address after which she Battle song of Greenbackville Union which she had composed was snug by the choir. Because of the i clemency of the weather the addresses of Welcome were not Given until the last evening. Rev. Or. Wilder welcomed us in behalf of the Church be miss of Aptman for the Union and master Paul Jones for the l. T. In the absence of mrs. Elmore of Onancock Union who was so have responded miss Willie Evans if Horntown Union consented to take her place. At this session the spacious edifice was so packed with attentive interested men women and children that extra seats had to be brought in. Mrs. Shepherd made the address of the evening. Sweet songs and recitations added to the pleasantness of the occasion. The report would not be Complete without mentioning Little miss Bessie Oore of Onley l. T. L., who recited at every session and made the collection address. While everyone deplored the action of the state Senate in its failure to adopt the enabling act no one was discouraged but determined to work in creating sentiment that shall demand the driving from our land everything that can Debauch our manhood or mar our womanhood. Our stay at Greenbackville and Franklin pity was most pleasant and we extend to pastor and people our Heartfelt thanks for their hospitality their kindly helpfulness in making this the Best attended and one of the most inspiring conventions we have Ever held. Mrs Bettie a Rew Secretary. Mill and outfit at Public auction. Going out of business Warner 4mee, their attorney will sell to the highest bidder without Reserve on thursday the 28th. Day of March about 2 of clock p. Mon the South Side of deep Creek near misters store the entire Plant of the Virginia manufacturing and development company. Thie Plant is among the most Complete lumber stave and heading Mills on the Shore much of the machinery being practically new of the Best makes and ail in thoroughly Good condition and ready for immediate service. The heart of this Plant embracing the boiler and attachments engine and saw Mill will be sold As a whole the remaining machinery embracing two Cylinder saws one double stave Jointer one heading saw and Jointer ode heading Turner Crozier and equalizer combined gang lath saw and holier Cut off saw and table shafting Wood and steel split pulleys waste Wood conveyor Blower and piping belting pipe cutters and threaders tools 3 wagons 3 Timber carts 1 horse cart 5 Nice mules Mill Hoase Toto Story stables and other buildings Etc., Etc will to sold separately and individually. Prospective purchasers coming by noon train at Tasley will be met upon notice beforehand to or Ames. Rims under $25.00 will be Cash easy terms on larger amounts. During the month of March we will make a reduction on our Stock of ready made clothing dry goods notions and shoes. We want to reduce our Stock and will make some very Low prices on our general Stock. You will do Well to see what we have to offer cheap before buying. It will pay you to examine our goods and get the Price. D. Johnson Parksley a. Write to us tor estimates on doors Sash blinds Stair rails and All other kinds of building material hardware paints amp a. Stock Large prices Low or. B. D. Fletcher will be at acco Mac court h. The first Day of every county court to receive orders for the firm. Cape Charles ice and lumber co. Business notices. For Sale Indian runner Duck eggs for Spring setting. They Are n ted for laying Fawn and White True to name commence laying at eight months old. Price reasonable. Miles amp Hurley. Massey a. Fob Sale at private contract my House and lot in Onley where or. Kenzie Holland now lives w. Roy Broughton Nandua a. Notice horses clipped for $1.25 each. Thankful for past favors and your patronage solicited. A Jas s. Drummond Grangeville a. For and dwelling at Hailwood formerly occupied by f. S. Fitzgerald also Large feed House. B. J. Hall Baltimore my. For Sale or Trade one horse Ordover Leonrd 17j, in Nice condition and sound and solid. Standard bred and Pedigree May be obtained by applying to the undersigned or to e. F. Nottingham Eastville a. T. D. Ward Nassawadox a. To Auto salesmen and owners overhauling and repairing autos no longer guess work or experimenting. I have secured the services of a Man from Pennsylvania who has served eight years at the business and i think he knows what to do with a car. He has overhauled my car to my satisfaction and i can recommend him to you with Confidence. Now is the time to look Over your car before you want to use it. Moderate prices and satisfaction guaranteed. Very truly e. T. Powell. You la become a Well dressed Man if you become a Merrill clothes Man. Skillful workmanship combined with the Best of Quality Are two reasons for our claiming to have the smartest and most up to Date clothes in town. You will be better dressed at less Cost As soon As you put on one of our Spring suits. Pay us a Call and Well show you. I. Merrill co., a one Price Pocomoke my. Millinery opening. Thursday and Friday March 2�th s 29th. Having just arrived from the Northern cities with a full line of tailored mannish cats and French patterns. Most of them very becoming and we Hope to please the most fastidious. Also have a Fine lice of White goods Cotton Corduroy pique Linen Linaire Nain Sook and Cambric laces and embroideries. Everything suitable for lingerie Wear. Everybody invited. Respectfully mrs. E. A. Merrill. 1912 millinery opening March 25th, from 7 30 . Until 10 ., and 26th, from 8 a. M. Until 6 p. M. Latest styles in pattern and tailored hats for Spring and summer. E. M. Loller amp co., successors to mrs. B. R. Broughton Onancock a. Notice to the Public. I have moved my millinery business into the building recently occupied by mrs. C. W. Yingling on main Street next door to the Accomac banking co., where i will be pleased to serve my customers and the general Public with a select line of millinery this season. Thanking you for your past favors and patronage and hoping for a continuance of the miss Sadie Matthews. Spring opening april 1 and 2. I wish to inform the Public on the Days mentioned above i will return Home from the Northern cities with a Complete line of millinery. Everything in the latest design. Pattern hats a specially on monday and tuesday. Come and see for yourself before purchasing elsewhere. Thanking you for past favors and soliciting the future. Respectfully mrs. O. D. Doughty Wachapreague Virginia invitation. I am now Home from the City with a new line of millinery goods. Will be pleased to have you Call and see for yourself. Will be open Floril 1st. A Well experienced Milliner to Greet Yon. Come and get your easter Bonnet. Am Here to please mrs o. A. German Mappsville a. Farm for that part of 1 of Ajcuc. Merino be longing to Stanley j. Lewis. Apply at once to or. D. W. Lewis j Middletown Delaware $28,00 0 Deal direct to consumer 15-Days m our entire Stock to be sold during this Sale. Everybody invited. Klic r amp co. The Busy Corner. 119112 119112 Callahan a Spring opening of High Grade clothing comprising the Well known line of Schoss Bros. Id adlers in their newest creation for Young men. And David adlers in their newest creation for Young men. Brown Gray and Blue being the leading colors. For a nifty suit see our line before buying. We Call special attention to our suits $12.00, $16.00 and $18.00. Also boys suits in the newest designs. See our Norfolk at $5.00 to $8.00. A thing on the second floor. Our hat department . Our shoe department is More Complete than in the past. We have added to our Well known line of Ralston and Crossett shoes the regal line both in menus and ladies in of for s and pumps in All leathers. And solicit the inspection or thebe Well known lines before buying. W. Callahan. Pocomoke City Maryiana. Sole agent for Isaac hamburgers amp sons tailored suits. Fresh eggs wanted. Ship us All you can commission one cent per dozen. You can obtain better average results by consigning your eggs to a reliable commission House than you can by Selling to speculators who Are looking for the profits you should have. We do not buy eggs but handle them on commission Only which places us in a position to give your shipments our undivided attention. If your name is not on oar mailing list write for shipping cards and make us a trial shipment a results will please you. Brown amp Root co., 165-167 Reade st., new York. References a commercial agencies Irving Nat i. Exchange Bank n. Y. Oliver r. Nelson manager egg department. J. K. Calloway. C. C. Bachman. W. S. Ashby. Calloway Bachmann Ashby co., tailors and importers -127 and 129 East Fayette st., equitable building Opp. Court House Baltimore my. Or. Ashby will greatly appreciate a visit from his Many friends when in the City. Spring and summer millinery. We have just opened out a very Complete Ard up to Date line of millinery selected with great care and invite All our old patrons and other to Call and inspect same. It has been our pleasure in the past to try to suit those who favor us with their patronage and we believe we can serve them this season in a satisfactory manner. Yours respectfully misses Amp l. E. Doughty Belle Haven a. Spring i have just arrived Home with full line of millinery and notions. Have a larger line of trimmed hats than i have Ever carried at prices to snit All. Also have ladies and misses jacket suits made to order. Now ready to serve Trade in both lines. My opening Days March 26, 27 and 28. Ail cordially invited. A a mrs. M. V. Mears Bloxom a. Spring opening. Done to fail to see see the Beautiful display of new Spring millinery at exm0re, a. Mrs. J. B. Ashby is Home from the Northern cities with a Beautiful line of Spring millinery and is in a position to please the most fastidious. The selection of pattern hats has had her most careful attention and the same will be appreciated by All. At her opening on tuesday and wednesday March 26th and 27th, Yon will find a very attractive display of ladies neckwear Dainty shirtwaist fronts vests hosiery a. Most attractive of All will be the prices. Miss Mckeever of Baltimore will have charge of millinery department. Everybody most cordially invited. The Best and easiest Riding wheel made we sold 68 bicycles last year and expect to sell 100 thib year because a a a sell the kind and at fair prices. We have 20 new wheels in now and More due us. We also Bell two other makes Ai d All with g. Amp j. Clincher tires. Let us Send you catalogue. Bloxom Bros., Bloxom a. I to any boy or girl if you want to make some easy Money in your spare time All you have to do is to sign this Coupon and mail it to the Knight Novelty company Jamesville a. Gentlemen you will please Bend me by return mail $3.00 Worth of your goods which i Promise to sell and As soon As sold i will Send you two dollars of it and keep one Dollar for my trouble. Yours truly name. P. Of. State. Boy or girl and age. Does your parents know that you have ordered these goods. Public auction of valuable Stock of goods. And special exhibit of the new Spring styles for women and Dickinson so wednesday and thursday a March 27th and 28th. On these Days it will be our purpose to show our immense Stock of goods without Impo tuning you too strongly to buy. We Hope for the attendance of everyone interested who desires to be Well informed concerning the dominant fashions for Spring and summer 1912. You Are invited everybody is invited to this our most Brilliant of All Spring openings. Our easter display of coat suits skirts waists is very interesting. Our new Spring suits Are decidedly in Advance of the Spring styles now being generally shown and embody the newest fashion touches which will Mark the Correct late Spring and summer models. The materials include whip cords and Serges in Plain and fancy trimmed effects in the newest Spring shades. In waists we offer a wide Range of models from the Plain tailored to the elaborately trimmed. House dresses neat pretty and sensible. We invite thorough and critical inspection. Opening exposition of millinery. Hats to suit every individual taste our hats this season Are full of distinction they Are Chic they Are above All becoming and offered to you at sensible prices. The offerings this season will be characterized by masterpieces of american and european designs. Our milliners have reached the Climax of Beauty in these attractive Spring and summer creations. The new a a Derby will be on display. Also the �?o1880�?� and a a envelope models. Mourning millinery a specially. Also a splendid showing of misses and childrens easter hats. Opening display of laces and embroideries. Surely the adorning of a lingerie Waist or dress was never simpler or pleasanter than this Spring with such a wealth of new Dainty embroideries of every description from which to make a selection. New underwear. A splendid line of Muslin Cambric and Nain Sook underwear All neatly made and attractively trimmed with lace and embroideries. All widths All prices. Invitations your presence is requested on one or both of the above dates. We want you to acquaint yourself with what is newest and Best for Spring and summer 1912. Polite and attentive salespeople will be in attendance and will gladly answer All questions without any obligation on your part to buy. For the entertainment of All visitors special music will be furnished from 10 . To 5 . Ladies waiting room in rear of cloak room is at your service. Come and bring your friends. Rain Coats. The new rubberized rain Coats Are particularly fetching. All sizes. From $4.50 to $12.50. New Spring and summer dress goods embracing Novelty suiting. San toy Serges Marquisette French Gingham coloured linens wonder Silks Holly Batiste embroidered Batiste rating Cotton voiles in Plain. Stripe and bordered. Can unusual display of furniture. We Are ready to present for your inspection the new designs in furniture which comprises everything needed for any Home. We also direct your attention to our new line of matting rugs curtains and general House furnishings. Wool Fibre rugs 36x64 Price $1.10. Wool Fibre drug gets 9x12 Price $8.50. Splendid line of notions. Gloves silk Hose handkerchiefs Etc. New Silks for easter. An elaborate showing foulard Dessalines so taffeta in every new weave design and color that fasl Ion demands for Evenin and Street Wear. Prices Range from 50c 1 $1.50 cd taffeta undershirts from $2.75 to $10.00. Messaline undershirts All co ors from $2.25 to $5.00. By virtue of an execution in my favor of Mary a. Slote is. Harold f. Belote i wiil sell at Public auction at Savag Eville unless previously disposed of at private Sale on saturday March 23d, the Large and very valuable Stock of goods of said Harold f. Belote consisting of dry goods notions shoes groceries China glassware hardware tobacco amp a. V Sale to begin promptly on saturday March 23d., 1 ., and to continue every wednesday and saturday thereafter until entire Stock is sold. Until Day of Sale store will be open and goods offered at Cost and Lebs. Terms Cash. Ben t. Melson sheriff. Wednesday and thursday March 27th and 28th. W. S. Dickinson amp son Pocomoke City Mary Lam h. T. White. E. White. For ale. Try our l. E. P. Dennis amp son High Grade fertilizers for an Early White and a big crop of Sweet Potas toes. Six horses 4 to 9 years old. Hay Oats Mill feed coals All kept on hand for immediate delivery. We handle most everything carried by the retail merchant direct from manufacturers. Also bananas apples cabbage and other fruits and vegetables. Glad to have a share of your patronage at the lowest Market prices. Harry t. White amp son wholesale grocers brokers and manufacturers agents Mckemie Park a. Notice to Farmers. Just received a full Supply of ail kinds of farming implements including two and four horse disc harrows 18 and 28 in. Disc single and double drags Spangler fertilizer distributors single and double plows Aspin Wali potato planters. 10,000 Yards potato bed Cotton ranging from 6i to 6j cents per Yard. 15 Bis. Pure linseed Oil at 85 cents per gallon Cash. Double and single wagons and a Fine Supply of a. Wrennis buggies. Downing Bros., Mapps Burg a. Notice to creditors. Commissioners office Accomac c. H., va., March 16, 1912. To a the creditors of William h. Young Greenbackville deceased and All others concerned you Are hereby notified that at the request of the personal representative of the said decedent i have appointed the 1st Day of april court Day next at my said office for receiving proof of All debts and demands against the said decedent or has estate at which time and place you Are required to attend and prove your claims claims can be presented any time prior to said Date. Given under my hand the Day and year first above written. Same a. T. Ross i omm Miriamg of accounts. A Friend in need is a bag of Good flour. And there in none better than Golden Star which any one who has used it will Teli you. If you want to improve your baking try a sack Golden Star and you la see an improvement at once. What a More you la get More out of the sack than you Ever got out of any other Brand. Harrington milling co., Harrington Del. W. Clarke amp co., proprietors Market Street pharmacy Pocomoke City my. Pure drugs soda water cigars Etc. Prescriptions carefully compounded. A Choice line of Garden seeds. Mail orders solicit w. Clarke amp co.,

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