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Big Stone Gap Post (Newspaper) - October 13, 1920, Big Stone Gap, Virginia Farm arid Garden improve the state fair. Scope can be enlarged and great influences increased. State fair Eutra uces Are the wide open doors of splendid Opportunity. Beyond these magnetic thresholds under roof and sky is assembled a bewildering Maze of useful things grown and manufactured by the conquering hand of Man. And thousands of expectant Folk enter therein shorn of the worries and troubles of everyday life at Home says the breeders Gazette. With a sharpened curiosity a fickle mood of alternating levity and Gravity an unstudied resolve to learn and enjoy. An instinctive exercise of All the senses they talk Linden wonder and Tarry. This is the tnie work of effective rest a renewal of emotions the birth of ideas the seeding of thought much depends on the Quality and condition of the seed bed which the visit ant exposes to the broadcasting sower. State fails with All their facilities for scattering fertilizing and covering cannot bring Forth a crop where there is no hospitable soil. Water runs off the oily Sheen of a Duck s Back a Dull mind never cuts into the milk of the Coconut. A thousand valuable gifts Are show ered upon him but if his mind is not studded with upturned Hooks All slip off. Some eager vital people go Home from a fair pleasantly burdened with the Gist of its message others return without even a lasting impression. Such unfortunates remind one of the Dusty old professor whose depth of penetration had charmed one of his students and disgusted another. Said the first he can go Down deeper into the Wells of philosophy and Here the second interrupted saying and come up drier than any Man i have Ever at state fairs everybody fairly tumbles into the Clear fresh Wells of Opportunity but Only a Small percentage emerge with a Thor Ough saturation. We Are compelled to Deal with things As we find them but we have no right to leave them unimproved. Our Good old forefathers have vouchsafed to us various useful and Beautiful works. Many Are Well grown and Strong others Are Young wobbly and scene at tit ical ent Barce. Weak depending on us for their development into a larger and nobler stat ure. Among our prize inheritances Are state fairs. Of these some Are Well advanced toward a maturity that accords with tie spirit and temper of these wondrous times others have been underfed until they Are dwarfed in parts and overgrown in others. Criticism is of value even when it amounts to monotonous flaw picking but it is far no re acceptable when accompanied by a constructive pro Gram containing practical ideas and workable suggestions. All Man made institutions Are More or less imperfect. Granted that our slate fairs Are not what thoughtful men would have them be. Wiat Are their proposals for improvement allow May their scope be enlarged and their influence vitalized what is the most important business of a state fair what is or should be the demand of the Farmer upon it Are not Many of the recent economic developments in agriculture ignored or at the Best Only eagerly recognized by the fairs Are there not Many opportunities for distinctive educational which Little or no attention is Given is it not time to Brush away the trash and chaff which weaken or cover up the useful nutritious Grain that lies in the primary object of a state fair and to concen trate its energies in a steady Persis tent Effort to make it irresistibly and comprehensively instructive to farm ers Aud breeders henceforth Why should not an agricultural state fair be strictly agricultural True to name and technical object dignified in its con duct devoid of spectacular honeycomb and the rubbish of contaminating concessionaires. Standing solidly upon the Rock of our basal Industry its Ham mers striking the one red hot Iron educational purpose water your plants Well. Keep potted plants Well watered. Many persons will pour a Little water on a Plant enough to soak an Inch or two and wonder that the plants do not prow. The trouble is that the grow in part of the splant receives no nourishment plants should be watered every Day and in such a Way that the roots get plenty of moisture. The soil should be Rich. Nothing forgotten. There is nothing no nothing Leno cent or Good that Dies and is forgot ten. Let us hold to that Faith or none. An infant a prattling child. Dying in the Cradle will live again in the bet ter thoughts of those that loved it and play its part through them in the re deeming actions of the world though its body be Burnt to ashes or drowned in the deep sea. Forgotten of it the deeds of human creatures could be traced to their source How Beautiful would even death appear for How much Charity mercy and purified affection would be seen to have their growth in Dusty Graves Dickens. Setting him right. Sap Leigh would you or advise me to or marry a Beautiful girl or a sensible girl Hemmersley i m afraid you la never be Able to marry either old Man. Sap Leigh Why not Ham Mersley Well a Beautiful Tyrl could a better and � sensible girl would know botter.? Pittsburgh press. Small engine big help. Perform manifold duties on farm from spraying to churning. Aside from using the gasoline engine for pumping water the Farmer must consider that it can be harnessed to j a Hose with which he May Sprinkle the Lawn Flower Beds truck Patch and Garden. Especio a y in Case the weather turns extremely dry and hot one sprinkling at a critical period might save a whole season s work from being thrown away. Its use As a sprayer for destroying pests in the poultry House can readily be seen and As it is portable it can be used in applying Fly repellent to live Stock spraying the potato Patch and Orchard Trees. It can also be used to Lay the disagreeable Dijt in the lots \u25a0near the House and barns. With the Hose attachment the pump engine can be used in cleaning out filthy hog troughs and foul water tanks and the Muddy Wagon and Auto Mobile can be More thoroughly and quickly cleaned off by it than by any other method while the overworked housewife will find it a great labor Saver especially in scalding out the milk and Cream cans after using it for churning butter. A Bird of a rooster. Owner refused $2,000 for him at Madison Square Garden show. Some idea of the value of a Well bred Bird is derived from the fact that after exhibiting the Champion barred plym Outh Rock male at the Madison Sij Are Garden show or. Bright the owner refused offer of $2,000 for him. Questioned As to the truth of this report by the country gentleman or. Bright said was offered that sum sure enough and was rather startled myself so much so that i was tempted to ask the one who made it with what kind of Money he intended to pay me. 1 knew that it had taken me thirty years to produce this Bird and that if i wished to continue to improve my Stock i could not afford to part with him so i refused the offer. ?. I May have been foolish and i May not. At any rate in eighteen months we sold $3,000 Worth of Birds and eggs produced by the Yard of which this male was the head.". Nine males of which this one was the sire sold for Sion each and the eggs sold for $25 for thirteen. Two wheel fodder rack. Easily made at Home and can a handled by one Man and Horst. Here is a rack that is used for haul ing Corn fodder Straw and Many other things. Only two wheels Are used. These May be Mower wheels. They should be about one foot Back of the Center of the rack so that the front end will stay Down on runners. Bore a Hole through the 2 by 8 Side pieces Wagon Back Fob fodder. For Axle. To keep fodder from resting on wheels make two simple wheel houses As illustrated. Thi3 rack s Low Down and one Man can Load it easier than two can a High wheeled Wagon. It is easy to pull since the horses Are hitched Low and take weight off runners. For Ordinary use no tongues necessary thought would be required if the rack were used on icy or Steep Hills. I cheap fertilizer. 4 save the droppings from the 4jg poultry House. Fertilizer Rof i equal value if bought on the % Market will Cost you s3o or More 4 & a ton. For the easier gathering and handling of this fertilizer a platform of boards should be placed under the roosts. This platform should be scraped clean 4 at least twice a week. Ujj Orchard and Garden. Unleashed Wood ashes sown Broad cast in the Orchard will prove beneficial. Those who have Large Apple Orchards Are fortunate if they have evaporators for drying Windfall apples. This is a Good Way to utilize unsaleable fruit and thus add to the profits of the or Chard. The Garden teaches us valuable Les sons on intensive farming. In it High Fertility and Good cultivation make a Small area produce Large crops. Why not adopt this system in Field crops enlarge the pasture reduce the Field and add to your profits. Sow soften lettuce now and you May get fit to use before win ter or at least some plants that you can Plant out in frames or the Green House a Mouth later and have lettuce for thanksgiving and Christmas. Sow a Little Patch of rape and perhaps Rye near your Chicken Yard for pasture in open Days during december and in Early Spring. With currants and gooseberries fall is better than Spring pruning. Com Mence As soon As the leaves have partially fallen trimming out All Droop ing branches to encourage an upright growth. After the Bush is trimmed and All grass roots and weeds re moved Mound up a Little covering All exposed rootlets. This operation serves As a fall hoeing and is much easier done then than in the Spring when the grass and weeds have More strongly fastened their roots in the ground. Education. Education gives fecundity of thought copious Ness of illustration quickness vigor fancy words images and illustrations it decorates every common thing and gives the Power of trifling without being undignified and absurd. Sydney Smith. Easy enough. Tommy s Mamma Why Aren t you a Good boy like Willie bjones Tom my huh it s easy Gough for him to be Good. He s sick most of the time.?judge. Another life if it were not better than this would be less a Promise than a threat.?j. Petit Senn i had been troubled with constipation for two years and tried All of Thebes physicians in Bristol tenn., an they could do nothing for me writes hos. E. Williams by. " two packages of Chamberlain stomach and liver tablets cured Sale by All dealers. Natural does we can boast of at least nine of them in this country. Our first wooden Bridges. They were built about 1800 in the Eastern and Central states and then came the covered structures few Iron Bridges prior to 1850. Nature has provided this country with at least nine natural Bridges one in Virginia with a Span of about ninety three feet and about 200 feet High one in Alabama with a Span of about seventy feet and about 130 feet High five in California the largest of which has a Span of about eighty feet and is about Twenty feet High one in Ken Tucky with a Span of about seventy feet and about 130 feet High and one in Southern Florida of somewhat smaller dimensions. Bridge building in the bulted states is of comparatively recent accomplish ment. The Early settlers were compelled to Ford the streams or Cross them on rafts or in dugouts. When Washington crossed the Delaware Witt his army there were no Bridges Over that River and history records Many instances of streams being forded with untold hardship and the consequent disasters and delays. Such incidents become serious matters when for example. Physicians Are unable to reach the sick or injured because of impassable Fords or Are compelled to expose themselves to unnecessary danger. Traffic conditions in general Are demoralized by unsafe Bridges or verts. Pontoon Bridges have served Tempo Rary need in Many instances but especially in warfare. Mention is made of their use very Early in history and one of the most notable occasions was \u25a0when the persian army under xerxes crossed the Hellespont on two Pontoon Bridges consisting one of 360 vessels and the orb a of 314. These were anchored Henu and Stern alongside of each other with their Keels in the direction of the current. The romans had wickerwork vessels covered with hides destined to support the Timber platform of a Pridge. These formed a part of the train of their armies throughout the history of the Empire until 4?g a. D. The construction of Highway Bridges in this country began to assume prac. Tical proportions about the year 1800, when Many wooden Bridges were built in the Eastern and Central states by Theodore Burr and Timothy Palmer. The wooden lattice truss was introduced Abor 1820. By Ithiel Towne. Many of these Bridges consisting of planks Pinn a together in lattice work were built from this time on and they became or known As Towne or covered. Edges. It is doubtful if much attention was Given to econom ical design. An Effort was made to protect the trusses from the weather by wooden roofs and sides in some in stances by very few were Ever painted to preserve the Timber. Thig Early Type of Bridge did service for Many years and some Are still in existence in Indiana and elsewhere. The first covered Bridge to be built in Tippecanoe county and Onie of the first in Central Indiana was the Brown Street Bridge Over the Wabash River at Lafayette according to the records on tie in the office of pull roads Depa cent of agriculture. Thi. Old Structure that had been condemned for a Pood Many years has Long since disappeared. However a num. Ber of covered wooden Bridges that were built More than a half Century ago Are still being used within a radius of fifty Miles of Indianapolis. Few Iron Bridges were built in this country prior to 1850, and it was Only in 1847 that the first publication in the United states discussing the rational design of Bridge members was issued by Squire Whipple of Utica. N. Y. Wrought Iron began to replace cast Iron about 18 53. But steel was not used until about ten years later. The and vant Geof steel Over cast or wrought Iron lies in its greater tensile strength. Foremost among structures representing some of the attractive As Well As substantial features in Good Bridge designing a the present age May be mentioned the Washington Bridge Over the Harlem River in new York said the superintendent of construction of Bridge engineering office of Public roads. Washington this Bridge has two Middle Arches of steel each 610 feet in Clear Span and seven masonry Arches each with a sixty foot Span. Its total length is 2,375 feet while the Width of its Roadway is eighty feet and its height above mean High water is 151 feet it was built at a Cost of $2,850.000."? it Dinapolis news. Thackeray liked the omnibus. Thackeray was a frequent Patron of the Early omnibus. I remember writes an old passenger a Driver pointing out or. Thackeray to me who was Riding by the Side of another omnibus Driver and i noticed the extraordinary length of his legs which he Al Lowed to Dangle in the air. He had his hat pushed Well Back Over his head and seemed to be keenly enjoying his ride and conversation with the London chronicle. History repeats itself. Can t say that the world is getting a bit asserted Gran a. My grandson arks me the same silly questions that father asked at his Lippincott s. \ Wise books for half the truths they hold Are honoured tombs.?George Eliot set him to thinking. They had been talking As they walked. She had remarked pathetically of it must be terrible to a Man to be rejected by a woman indeed it was his response. Then after awhile with sympathetic disingenuous Ness she exclaimed it does t seem that i could Ever have the heart to do and there came a silence Between them As he thought it Over. A useful occupation. Lord Huffingham warmly the blasted commoners will soon have us out of business entirely Bah Jove what lord Purleigh Yaas. Bah Jove Well soon a. A a be Noth ing but recreation Peers y know puck. Gratitude. Mrs. Gringo of Teve. Why do you applaud that wretched clarinet player Gringo l applauded him because he quit playing.?Chicago Tribune. Fall goods. 1 i save Money by buying your fall goods of us. New line now open bought direct from factory and offered at lowest margin of profit in dress goods notions shoes for men boys ladies and children matting in All grades agricultural implements All kinds of Mill feeds american steel wire Fence 39, 41, 47 and 53 inches High &c., a. Flour a specially. Call and let us save you Money. W. Rogers brq.,. On lev. A. We wish to say that we keep at All times for Sale at the lowest possible margin of profit the following goods feeds Corn Oats Hay and middling. Lou i we Are now working on on second car Load since materials shingles lathes Lihue bricks and implements planet or. Cultivators and Standard sprayers. We have a Complete assortment of sizes and values in screen doors and window screens and screen wire. Our Stock of general merchandise is Complete and Well selected. T. S. Hopkins a co., Tasley. A. Sash. Doors blinds. Parksley manufacturing cu., dealers in hardware paints oils and varnishes the great Maits c Range cast ranges Cook and heating stoves farming imply if nth Mill feeds middling Corn and Oats bran and Chick f de bricks Lime Cement lath &c., Sash doors blinds mantes Cabinet mantels Stair rails and All kinds mouldings. Special attention Given to anyone going to build. Will see you in person or furnish estimates on application. Parksley manufacturing co., Parksley Virginia. An insurance policy is As valuable As a deed. And it is a guarantee against misfortune who n backed by larg. Assets. It costs no More to get Thebes. L protect your Home and by iness against fire by a policy in one o the following companies assets. Surplus to policy holders. Home insurance co., n. Y. $30,179,913 $15,329,613. � Aetna insurance co., Conn. ,"21,023,554 12,369,016.hartford insurance co. 24,363,635 8,928,967.fidelity-Phoenix, n. Y. 13.790.298 5,734,08i.Phila. Underwriters 24,768,966 10,891,086.n. Y. Underwriters 24,363,635 8,923,967. Germania fire n. Y. 6,648,971 3,021,740. Petersburg saving & ins. Co. 3,1g j .47 822,926.saint Paul fire & Marine 7,028,704 1,908,712.hamburg Bremen fire 1,985,139 663,443. Williamsburg City n. Y. A fire & Marine ins. Co. 1,590,315 798,288. London Assurance corp 3,665,813 1,i95,075 caledonian insurance co. 2,078,920 579,730. Queen of America 9,025,889 4,389,i2t.american surety company 2,600,000 2,500,000. Represented by Kelly & Nottingham agents Onancock Virginia. Family Fina Ciering. They Tell me Jou work for Dollar a Day How is i you clothe your boys on such pay i know you will think it conceited and queer. But i do i because i am a Good financier. There s Pete John and Jim Joe. William and Ned a Hal dozen boys to be clothed and fed i buy for them All Plain victuals to clothes i buy on for our son Pete. When Pete s clothes Are to Small for Hamito go on my wife makes them Over and gives them to Johnw Henford John who is ten they have grown out of Date she jus makes them Over for Jim who is eight when for Jim they have become too ragged to fix she jus makes them Over fur Bill who i six. And when for Young Bill they will no longer jus makes hem Over for Ned who is you see if 1 get the Good clothing for Pete the family is furnished with clothing Complete but when Ned got through with the clothing and whence has thrown them aside what do you do with Thero Why once More we ground the Circle cod plete and begin to use the mfr patches for Pete but where dear Friend can you buy clothes that Wear. From Pete Down to Ned without a rip or tear Igo Down to Gulck a his Stock is the can suit the whole family my wife and Theresa. Glick & co the new Busy Corner Onancock Virginia. A Dollar saved is a Dollar made. Are Yon thinking of building this fall if so come to see me and save Money on doors windows blinds paints and oils Cement plaster Paris Terra Cotta piping of All i Zipp plastering laths Shin Gles of All grades and sizes building material of All kinds we also carry in Stock at lowest Price furniture stoves Hay and Corn hog and Poul try wire Best in world flour at $5 25? thing in fact smally kept in first class country store. Save Money by coming to my store. Ben g Johnson. Marsh Market a. Fitting footwear. No guess work about our shoes designed an modelled by experts after human foot look Well Wear Well because they Are Madewell. S. Thomas & co., 240 main St.,Norfolk, Virginia. Par Mcsley Marble works manufacturers of saw Wev \ Marble and Granite Montij Lent pea Stone Tad i / also dealers in Iron Fence. E. Howard proprietor Parksley feed your working Stock Purina Stock feed and your laying hens Purina scratch feed and your Milch cows Protena Dairy feed. We Are jobbers of everything in the line of Hay Grain feed. Poultry feeds a specially. Mail orders Given our prompt attention. C. S. Schermerhorn & son 127-129 Cheapside Baltimore my. Are in Hui fire doors windows. Blinds Cement Lime hair flooring ceiling facings siding or moulding of any kind if so write or phone Ashburn & King Pocomoke Maryland. They have a full line of every thing thoroughly seasoned and ready for shipment. Your Trade solicited. \u25a0 \u25a0 i / likes Berwanger & co., cloth his 8, 10 &12 St tailors Baltimore my. Furnishes established 1887.j. W. Hutchinson & co., wholesale commission # fruits and merchants produce. 315 Washington St.,shipping no. 104. New York. References Peoples Safe Deposit and Trust co., Jersey City. Aetna National Bank new York Bradstreet s and Don s mercantile agencies. Aaoadoaoaaaaaaaamaisu&aa.aaaa"vwwwwvuw%vitw&i7ov/�ov ears Between 1.100 and 1,200 pounds each sound and Good work ers. A Gray gelding 4 years old sound and Good Driver. Everything in the Best of Condi tion. R. S. Young Onley a. R. L. Colona bricklayer and plasterer i Accomac. H., a. Work done by Day or contract an satisfaction guaranteed. Dead taken up and removed to Ceme Tery. See me for Low prices before bargaining with anyone Eye. / by f w Don t blame the gook if your bread and pastry 1b the foggy indigestible misery making kind. It s dollars to doughnuts the flour is guilty of Theoff Ense. Our flour makes Light White bread and pastry always. I poor Luck is unknown wherein rules the cooking. It insure Good results because it is uniform in Quality monday tuesday wednesday and every Day in the ? week the Best. Candidly can you afford to go on 1using Hap Hazard flour when our Mill to consumer system puts our Superior product 4a your Home at Iless expense we our the retailers protits. We sell you flour direct at whole Bale prices. We Mil save you All those dollars that the retail dealer has previously pocketed. Try our method. You la never go Jack to the old Way. Write us for prices. Eagle wills Rochmil Crit j c. S. Waples with we. Waterall & co., front and Mechanic sts., Camden n. J., manufacturers of combination and univer Sal mixed paints White Lead roof paints it. For Bale by j. W. Borers St . Bona & & Waples. Sastri Mason co., borers Bros.,Rogers & Bona Melfa. A. Harsh Bros. Chesconessex a a. F. Byrd me or no. A Waltimo of off Tae ? november 13, 1911. J to the creditors of Roberts. Taylor deceased and All others concerned you Are hereby notified that pursuant to decree in suit of we. P. Godwin a. Is. Robert s. Taylor s . It als entered August 9, 1911, 1 have appointed the filth Day of december next at my said office for receiving proof of ail debts and demands against the said decedent or his estate at which time and place you Are required to attend and prove your claims. Given under my hand the Day an year first above written. Jno. S. Parsons commissioner in chancery of the circuit court for the county of Accomac new York Phila. & Norfolk r. R. A effect november 26 1911. Bouth bouncy trains. No. 49 no. 37 no. 45 no 41 no. 47 leave pm. A. 11. P. M. . . Newyork . 900 123d 338 800philadelphia 111" 5 3" 300 557 10 00 a. M. Wilmington 12 02 647 344 653 10 44p. M. Baltimore 1000 410 135 455 900 leave . . . . . Delmar 3 .0 10 40 702 it 15 Lis Salisbury 310 10 58 p. M. Talley 439 101 �2i gape Charlea ois 43j 10 40 130 old Point 810 to 2u 0 20 Norfolk met 9 05 7 25 7 25 North-bonn1 trains. No. 44 n0.48 no.50 no 80 no. Oleave am. Am pm. P. M. A. Norfolk 8 00 6 15 8 00old Point 8 45 7 15 8 45 cate Charlea 1105 930 60v la 25 Talley 1" ? 131 a a. M. Salisbury 734 135 1225 942 319 Weimar 801 2go 12 54 10 16 358 arrive . . . P. Wilmington 1122 435 405 741 Philadelphia 12 08 522 600 826baltimore 12 4 7 03 6 01 9 50 new Yor . 2 48 3 05 7 32 u 18 trains 49 and 50 daily. Trains 37, 45, 41, 47, 44, 48. So and 46 daily except sunday. 1 b. Cooke b. V. Massey. . No cemetery notice persons in Accomac and adjoining counties wishing to Mark the grave of relative or Friend witha Monument Tablet Tomb or Headstone a Marble or polished Granite can cow a so at a very Small outlay a we keep in Stock a Large collection of finished work of modern design of the Best workmanship and at the very lowest Proea. 115 n. Liberty St. Near Lexington also 314 b. Charles St. Gaddess Brothers established seventy five Yeara. Baltimore my. Twenty years of fair dealing should justify anyone want ing a Tomb or Monument on this Peninsula in writing to Davis & bro., Laurel del., or seeing our local agents t. G. Kellam Onancock. W. I Bott. Temperance Vito Geo w. Abdell. Belle Haven. T d a or vhf a Orti Tredwa. Luther t. Lewis Sailmaker at f. C. Lewis store Hunting Creek a. All rep tir work done tion guaranteed

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