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Big Stone Gap Post (Newspaper) - October 13, 1920, Big Stone Gap, Virginia The county school fund. The amount of county school funds to be apportioned to the different districts for this school term is $16,259. The rate per capita on school population of the county is $1 602125. This Money is to be used tor the payment of teachers. All clerks of school districts please take a copy. School Gross tre amps. Net to lists. Pop. To school corns. Schools. Atlantic 2210 �1.86176 �168 20 $3,106 66 islands 971 1.168 56 72 90 1.885 66 Lee .2376 3.569 03 178 16 3.390 68 me Tompkin 2021 3.010 31 152 00 2.838 31 puns Oteague 2809 1.219 18 210 95 4,008 61 Tangier 101 606 88 30 30 676 68 totals 10,824 16,259 00 812 80 15,148 20 812 80 16,260 00 Onancock 267 665 00 28 25 636 76 when puzzled about what to get for him remember that of All things men like Best a something to Wear Heads the list. Something he car Wear will be doubly appreciated if you get Hirr something he Ould buy for himself. Makes an Ideal Holiday gift. Iown w Edmonds editor and owner too Oman court House a. Entered at the Post office at Accomac o. va., an second class matter. Saturday december 16. 1911. The serial Story message is a new wrinkle adopted by president Taft. He advised Congress at the opening of the present session of his intention to submit several messages each on a different subject. He first tackles the anti Trust Law incidentally criticising t. Roosevelt in a sentence beginning Quot those critics who speak of this disintegration of the Trust As a Mere change of the Quot judicial mind of the president is Well revealed in the message. It reads like a court decision and is in fact chiefly a defence of the supreme courts action in Reading into the Sherman Law the ? reasonable Quot restraint of Trade features. Or. Taft hands his administration a deft compliment and that of his predecessor a neat rebuke by the statement that Only in the last three or four years has the government really accomplished anything Worth while in Trust busting. It is Only just to or. Taft to say that this document is the strongest and most vigorous message he has yet sent to Congress. Furthermore it has the Merit of Brevity. For that reason if nothing More the serial message is a pleasing innovation. It is not Likely however that a democratic Congress will take kindly to the presidents recommendation for the creation of a Federal corporation commission which might Supply the constructive legislation for control of combinations and to Aid the courts in dissolving and re creating trusts. Congress the Only legislative authority will be slow to Delegate to irresponsible outsiders Powers which would be almost Quot certain to infringe upon or conflict with the rights and prerogatives of the Law making lady. The customary Energy of denunciation is lacking in colonel Roosevelt a treatment of Wharton barkers testimony be fore the Senate committee on interstate Commerce. Or. Roosevelt mildly characterizes it As a a pipe but is it it wears All the aspects of truth. It coincides with Well known circumstances tending to confirm or. Barkers charge that Wall Street was behind Roosevelt in the closing weeks of the 1904 Campaign. The Public has not forgotten or. Roosevelt a Quot dear Harriman a letter nor f the subsequently proven fact that or. Harriman raised a Large fund to swing the election to Roosevelt in new York state in the last Days of the Campaign. Only the most innocent and guileless will believe that or. Harriman a activities did not have a string tied to them in the form of an understanding with the other Quot practical Man a whose interests he served. And subsequently the Railroad measure which or. Roosevelt gave his full endorsement was precisely the one which or. Harriman himself desired. It was through no fault of Roosevelt that the bargain miscarried. The Senate committee or interstate committee might Well summon or. Roosevelt to discuss this Quot pipe dream a with it a few hours inasmuch As or. Roosevelt seems to be in no haste to defend himself. The Republican National convention to nominate the next candidates for pres ident and vice president will be held in Chicago the opening Day being tuesday june 18th., 1912. This conclusion was reached at a meeting of the Republican National committee in Washington on tuesday at the instance of or. Taft and in accordance with his wishes. The Taft men were in control and dominated Allol the committee proceedings in the interest of the. President. Taft wanted and Hitchcock the big Boss of four years ago was put aside for Hilles. Taft did not approve of the election of delegates by direct vote in primaries and the primary plan was put aside allowing each state committee to determine the plan. Taft was for Chicago As the convention City and practically got it without a contest. Taft was truly Quot in the the insurgents had no part in the proceedings and the adherents of Teddy on the committee in the language of their chief Quot were beaten to a All of which doubtless Means that Taft will be re nominated. Arizona recently admitted into the Union Quot made Good a at the first state election on tuesday in a Way to leave no doubt in the mind of any Democrat that she was entitled to statehood. As the result of that election the democrats of Arizona will place two members in the United states Senate one member in the of representatives a governor in fhe state Capitol and will make a clean sweep of the state ticket. Every county in the state except two it is claimed will return democratic majorities. Plans Are rapidly being perfected for the enlargement of Pine Camp the tuberculosis Sanatorium of Richmond. This institution still in its infancy has proved to be such a valuable Factor in fighting consumption that the association backing the work has ordered the erection of a hew infirmary which will also contain a commodious dining room and Kitchen for the use of patients. It is expected that the new building will be ready for use by the first of the year. Twenty one boys from the Southern states who won prizes this year for raising Banner crops of Corn arrived in Washington monday and will spend the rest of the week talking in the sights of the National Capitol one of the rewards of their efforts. Secretary of agriculture Wilson presented each of the boys a diploma in recognition of the Good work done by them in the advancement of agriculture. They will also be presented to president Taft dista. Atlantic islands Lee me Tompkin pain Oteague Tangier totals Onancock 26t very respectfully submitted q. G. Joynes supt. Onancock dec. 8, 1911. Eastern Shore a. Produce Exchange. By order of the Board of directors he annual stockholders meeting of the Eastern Shore of Virginia produce Exchange will be held at rape Charles va., on wednesday january 10th1912, in the afternoon local divisions of the Exchange 111 hold their meetings on saturday december 30th., at 2 30 p. For the election of directors and a gents. The Stock books will be closed on monday december 11th., at noon. A. J. Mcmath Secretary treasurer. Stockholders meetings. The annual meeting of the Bhare holders of the Hailwood National Bank will be held at their banking House in Hailwood va., tuesday. January 9 hat one of clock p. Tor the purpose of electing directors for the ensuing year and to transact such other business As May come be fore them. John t. Lewis cashier. The next annual meeting of the stockholders of the Farmers and merchants Bank incorporated will he held in their banking House at new Church va., on wednesday january 3, 1912, 2 p. M., for the Pur Jose of electing directors and at ending to other business that May come before them. O. J. Matthews Orashie. For the purpose of electing directors to serve for the year of 1912, and transacting any other business that nay come before them the regular manual meeting of the stockholders if the Accomac banking company incorporated will be held at Parksley Virginia on thursday january 4th1912, at 2 of clock p. By order of the Board of Directo a. J. W. Bowdoin j. Harry Rew president. Heck a. Of the Board. The regular annual meeting of the Nock holders of the Parksley National Sank will be held at their banking i Quot use tuesday january 9th., 1912, s 1 of clock for the purpose of elect no directors for the ensuing year Tud any other business that May Lorne before them w. N. Mason december 7th., 1911. Cashier. Catalogue of farms. I am preparing a very handsome catalogue of farms for Sale on the Eastern Shoie of Maryland and Vir Ginia. Will be issued about january 1st in most cases photographs of the buildings will be shown. Farms isted free of charge. If you have a a Arm for Sale Send me description at once with lowest Cash Price for ame. L. Veasy real estate by Oker Pocomoke City my. Come let us help you select your Xmas presents in candies and toys furniture rags matting or nuggets guns and air rifles Box Candy 25c to $3 00, ties and suspenders in Etnas coxes trunks and leather snit cases and Many other things. The Busy Corner Bloxom Bros. Q 0. Queen City line Stone rings All set that come ont will be replaced without Cost by manufacturers at Neville a Onancock. No extra charge f. R engraving. For hand painted imported China or wedding or Christmas presents to to j. W. Wyatt a. He has it for you. While to As tor estimates on doors lash Blind Stair rails and All other rinds of building material hardware saints amp a. Stock Large prices Low or. R. D. L. Fletcher will be at eco Mac court h. The first Day of every county court to receive orders for a he Arm. Ria e Harlea toe tn5 , big line of 5a. W. Wyatt a. And 10c goods at j business notices. Notice All accounts of Short amp Bloxom will be turned Over to Rov d White attorney for settlement a ter december 20th., in order to close the business of said firm at the Edd of this year. Short amp Bloxom wanted Toby Foobar Relson Corn. A. J. Lilliston Accomac a. Representative Holland of the second Virginia District has introduced a Bill authorizing and directing the Secretary of War to acquire lands at Cape Henry on which to begin construction of defences to the Entrance of the Chesapeake Bay which lands have been duly surveyed by the government and embraces an area of about 300 acres or such portion thereof As he May deem advisable by or condemnation or both. Notice All persons Are hereby forewarned from gunning or trespassing in any Way on the Brush and Lewis farm in upshure neck on penalty of a prosecution to foil expat of Law Reward of $10.00 will is paid for evidence sufficient to convict anyone of gunning on same. L. Floyd Nock. persons Are hereby forewarned from gunning trapping cutting holy an Deverr. other manner whatever trespassing on the farm known As Ravenwood and other lands owned by us in Custis neck under penalty of prosecution to the full extent of the Law. A j. H Cus is a. E Custis for Sale Maine grown Irish cobblers True to name. Anyone wishing seed potatoes fall delivery $3 25 per barrel Call on. Phone or Fri. Geo h in Uricek Mckemie Park a. For 20-Inch Baxter d Whitney stave saw in Good condition cheap. O. O. Perdue Painter via. Notice All persons indebted to me on store account Are earnestly requested to pay same at once. All Bills not paid. On or before january 1st, 1912. Will be placed in the hands of an t of finer for collection. Jno h. Halt protons a notice All persons Are hereby forewarned from gunning on my premises it. Oregon passing Over same removing Lap Wood of Timber bought by or a. J. Lilliston. Or trespassing in any Way under penalty of a prosecution to the fall extent of Law. Agoo. W. Kelly. Pc Stone rings. Sets guaranteed by makers to stay in or will be replaced by them without Cost. Gold brooches Signet rings Scarf pins link buttons lockets pendants Neok chains bracelets tie clips Diamond rings clocks in Plain and fancy cases. Dependable goods at moderate prices. All engraving free of a. Charge. It come in and get your share of Christmas bargains we Are offering. W. J. Neville Onancock a. Sale of valuable real estate by Public auction. We the undersigned shall sell by Public auction to the highest bidder in front of the Taylor House hotel at Eastville Northampton count va.,on monday january 8,1912, court Day Between the hours of 2 and 4 of clock p. M., of that Day that portion of the farm commonly known As a Chatham a with the buildings and improvements thereon situate near Bridgetown Northampton county Virginia containing two Hundred and thirteen 213 acres More or less of which ninety four and eighty three hundredths 94 amp 83-100 acres More or less being cleared land one Hundred and eight and ninety seven hundredths 108 amp 97-100 acres More or less being Woodland and nine and thirty eight hundredths 9 amp 38-100 acres More or less being Marsh land bounded on the North by Church Creek on the East by a portion of said farm containing two and fifty five Hundredth acres sold to mrs. D Boss by the lands of mrs. U. Henderson j. T. Savage hungers Church property a. Collins and e. W. Roberts on the South by the lands of e. W. Roberts Church neck Road and John h. Roberts jr., and on the West by the main Bay Side county Road the lands of Frank Fitchett it als., the lands of John s. Roberts or. And John h. Roberts sr., one acre 1 a of said land is subject to the life estate of Celie Phillips which Acri is situate at the intersection of the Church Nick Road and the main Bayside county Road. L. W. Nottingham j. Ambler Jarvis executors. Be can get him everything that is newest and Best for men or boys to Wear is now Here in elegant assortments for the Holiday Trade. Why not give him a sweater a Bath Robe 50c. To $4.00. $3 00 to $8.00. A shirt a hat 50c. To $2.00. $1.00 to $5.00. A Necktie a Muffler 50c. To $1.00. 50c. To $1.50. A suit an overcoat $10.00 to $25.00. $10.00 to $25.00. A suit Case a hand bag $1.00 to $10.00. $1.00 to $8.00. Half Hose collars 10c. To $1.00. $1.50 per Doz. Collar bags suspenders 50c. To $2.00. 25c. To $1.50. Dont wait. Start now. Only 12 Days to Christmas. I. Merrill co., one Price clothiers a Pocomoke City my. At statement of the financial condition of the Eastern Shore banking co., inc., located at Keller and Painter in the county of Accomac. State of Virginia at the close of business. December 5th. 1911. Made to the state corporation commission. Resources Loans and discounts $82,019 02 overdrafts unsecured 22119 Bonds securities Etc., owned including Premium on same 9 225 00 banking House and lot 6.023 0� furniture and fixtures 2 800 49 due from National Banks 35 742 25 due from state Banks. Private Bankers. A and Trust companies 59 paper currency 5.133 09 fractional paper currency Nickels and Callahan a the clothing and shoe Man. I want to talk Plain to prospective buyers about our line of merchandise. I want first to Call attention to our clothing. Cents Gold Coin Silver Coin 120 29 87 50 581 10 $146,028 10 liabilities capital Stock paid in undivided profits. Jess amount paid for interest expenses and taxes individual deposits savings deposits certified checks cashier s checks outstanding due to National Banks due to state Banks. Private Bankers y total i have a Complete line in Young menus tailored suits second to none both in Quality and fit. To put on a collegian suit Means a Sale at surprisingly Low figures. One of the suits and one of our up to Date scratch hats a pair of our Ralston shoes and one of our up to Date top Coats Yon will be fixed to meet your Best girl. We have also prepared for the big boys and Little ones in Suita and overcoats hat amp a. Our shoe department is As heretofore up to the minute both in menus ladies and child run s. See our windows for the newest shapes. We will be prepared to fill your Christmas orders with Nice gifts such is suspenders in single cartoons fancy handkerchiefs amp a. Slippers of ail colors and kinds. Come Early and secure the Best. W. Callahan Pocomoke Maryland. Suggestions from the Christmas store. I a a Dickinson a Headquarters for Holiday shoppers a what to give and where to find it a Beautiful Christmas gifts for All. You will find an immediate answer in our splendid Stock \ of Holiday goods. R j # we Are offering this season a Christmas Stock that will meet the requirements of everybody. High priced presents Low priced presents useful ornamental or pretty new novelties Are everywhere. This is a real Christmas store with the merchandise properly displayed and accompanied by cheerful courteous service that will make Christmas shopping a real pleasure. We earnestly invite you to come in and let us help you with your gift buying. Holiday treats in every department. We suggest below a few useful and desirable articles suitable for Christmas pres ests but we could not possibly list even in this condensed form Foi All the items in the Tore appropriate for gift giving. Only a personal inspection of the goods on display will convince you that we have exactly the right article for the one you wish to remember at exactly the right Price you wish to pay. Desirable gifts men. For Young silk umbrella leather snit Case shaving set military crashes silk Hose initial handkerchiefs Scarf pins Bill fold card table Cigar and Ash trays smoking sets no gift so acceptable As a set of furs. Yon know cur reputation As fur dealers. Wont you investigate the Holiday equipment special Holiday Stock of Renaissance squares a Doh cloths Centrepieces Linen 8carfs dollies table Linen napkins appropriate gifts for Mother. Far coat leather chair sewing table shirt Waist Box dinner set out Glass bowl Fern dish silk underskirt rain coat Taylor made suit set of furs appropriate gifts for father. Leather Rocker suit Case silk umbrella. Card tables shaving stand foot Stool Box of handkerchiefs silk Muffler Steamer trunk travelling bag delightful presents for Young ladies. Hand Ems. Handkerchiefs leather hand hag comb and Brush sets automobile veils kid gloves embroidered chains silk hours rubber rain coat. Writing desk manicure set jewel Case 3 gift suggestions. Handkerchiefs silk Hose gloves Art squares and rugs in great variety�?50c. To $40 00. Why not give an umbrella no one Ever owns too Many and few people think of buying themselves a really Good one. We have them from 50e. To $6.00. Tailor made suit and coat department. Tailor made suits English 81ip-on rain Coats silk petticoats Dainty underwear sweaters childrens sweater suits Ladi feel fur Coats Polo Poats infants Cap and bonnets aviation Caps childrens Coats $10.00 to $30.00 5.00 to 12 50 3 50 to 10 00 All prices 50c. To 5.00 1 60 25 00 to 40 00 10 00 to 20 00 All prices 50c to 75c 2 00 to 15 00 comforts spreads blankets. Dowty comforts sateen comforts White spreads blankets crib blankets $4.50 to $7 50 1 75 to 3 75 1.00 to 5 00 76c. To 6 50 750. Furniture. This department is filled to overflowing with appropriate and attractive gifts for the Holiday shopper. Davenport parlor 8nits umbrella jars Library tables music cabinets work baskets shirt Waist Bex pedestals card tables stands costumers buffets Bamboo furniture easy chairs Book cases China closets desks conches toilet tables Chiffo nieces bedroom suits Hall Racks Mission Fern Itnyre serving tables rockers from 75c to $40 00 nothing is More appropriate As a Xmas gift than Nice comfortable Rocker. Scivel and inexpensive gifts for All a hundreds of sensible gift suggestions. $ 22.600 00 64041 84,94392 34,449 21 510 00 1.543 80 1.9.5 76 Xmas goods. $146.028 10 i Chas. B. Mears. Cashier do solemnly swear that the above is a True statement of the financial condition of the Eastern Shore banking company incorporated located at Keller and Painter in the county of Accomac. State of. T the close of business on the 5th Day i a 00111 of december 1911, to the Best of my knowledge 1 and belief. Come to my store at Onley for your Xmas supplies. To make Christmas Bright give appropriate presents. Corrects attest Chas. B. Mears cashier. Edwin t. Powell. L. C. Mears c. E. Nicolls. Directors state of Virginia county of Accomac sworn to and subscribed before me by Chas b. Mears cashier this 14th Day of december 1911. J. Brooks Mapp notary Public. commission expires december 22.1912. Public Sale of a second Carload of Missouri mules these Are extra Fine Young Well broken mules from two to six years old and from 14j to 16� hands High. They will be sold for the High Dollar at John d. J o son stable Par sky Virginia saturday. December ibtfl., 1911, rain or Shne. Sale commences at 2 of clock p. In. This will be the Best Carload of mules Ever sold on the Shor. In this car will be five pair of extra heavy mules that will w High eleven Hundred pounds each. Terms made known at Sale. Sale c inducted of George Vickery and capt. Johnh. Long. Come Bays let s hive an auction. J. A. Kem Odle practical Tinner slate and Sheet Metal worker and sanitary plumber now located at Parksley and respectfully solicits the patronage of the Public. Stove repairing of All kinds done at a big saving Heaters of All kinds rebuilt and lined with Best of material at a great saving to owner. Estimates cheerfully furnished and satisfaction guaranteed. Plain and fancy candies oranges nuts apples &c., amp a. Groceries Staple and fancy of All kinds including canned goods up to All the requirements of the pure food Law. I fresh and salted meats i the Best that the Market affords a a specially. Vegetables fresh and wholesome everything in fact carried in a first class grocery and All for Sale at the lowest margin of profit. Come and let us furnish you with much you need in my Stock to make Xmas a merry and Happy one to you. Come and look my Stock Over and you will find it to your interest to give me part of your orders. Geo. S. Evans Onley a. Horses and mules Public auction. We will sell in Pocomoke City md., on january 6th, 1912, a car Load of Choice horses amp mules. Aged from 4 to 6 years weight 1,050 to 1,200 lbs broken and ready for use. This will be one of the finest car loads Ever sold on the Eastern Shore. They will be sold to the highest bidder at my barn in front of then p amp n. Depot. There will be no reserved or by bidding. Anyone wanting hordes or mules will do Well and 6ave Money. Come one come All we Are going to have aim auction terms four months bankable note. W. B. Duncan. Geo. Vickery. We can show you such in Cut Glass Brasted brass military brushes dressing cases travelling sets hat brushes comb and Brush Seta manicure sets. Cloth brushes mirrors hand bags purses music Rolls Lap pads Kodak books amp of. A or May be you prefer a Guillette Ever ready or Universal razor Meerschaum or Brier Root pipe in cases. We Are Headquarters still for Fine perfumery guts celebrated Candy stationery amp a. J gloves handkerchiefs fancy Stocka lace collars music Rolls military Bradbea nut Pieka shaving Seta Silver purses embroidery chains barrettes pin cushions hat pin Sid collapsible drinking cups Wash cloth holders comb and Brush sets hand big Belt buckles Scarf pins jewel cases kid gloves Bachet powders whisk Broom holders bedroom slippers Sterling hiiver.art.icle�, mirrors silk Hose pin trays Cigir holders Ash receiver Post card albums hatpins perfumery and a Large variety of articles other than those mentioned above ranging in Price irom 5c to $10 00. Our Holiday display of China and out Glass excels in Novelty variety originality and unusually attract Iva prices childrens fur sets in great variety. Millinery department the most no to d Ite millinery establish ment on the Shore. A a a Dickinson hat to match your new suit veiling la All the put Pular shades. It is neither difficult or extravagant to buy Christmas presents from our Stock because its varied assortment. Contains Many appropriate and pleasing selections for any individual old or Young and values and prices cover such a Range that every person can Purchase satisfactorily within the limit of his Means. Remember we not Only Bave the goods that please but the prices that please As Well. We extend to every Holiday shopper a cordial invitation to visit on store at an Early Date and examine our immense Stock of Holiday goods. Anything purchased now from on Holiday Stock will be held at your option and delivered Christmas eve or Jisc whenever it suits your convenience. W. S. Dickinson it pc son Pocomoke City Maryland. Christmas shopping. Mail orders Given prompt and careful attention. W. T. Wise druggist Onancock a. Seasonable and sensible Christmas gifts for the old and Young. We give you a special invitation to Call and examine our Silver Ware Cut Glass and leather goods combi nation sets Etc. Call Early and make your selection. A select line of Christmas candies Huyler a Liggetts Etc., received this week. Give orders Early for Christmas Flowers. A great Slaughter not of men but prices. As will appear from following Best wheat flour on Earth per bbl. $4.50 do per sack. 30 3 boxes condensed milk 25 7 boxes yeast powder 25 All other 5 cent goods 6 for 25 2 Doz. Boxes coast matches 15 5 Gallons Coal Oil 45 All meats per la. 9 refined sugars per la. 6i beef Duck boots 4.00 Best flour middling per sack 1.60 Oil cloths suits. 1.25 bed quilts each 60 Johnsons debt preserves by bucket per in. 7j 100 pairs of children a shoes below Cost. Many things to be sold cheaper than Bome merchants can buy them. Come and see. Mears amp co., mean a. Market Street pharmacy w. Clarke amp co. Pocomoke City Maryland. We. P. Bell amp co., Jno. W. Duncan druggists Accomac c. H., va., agents for / Waterman a Ideal Fountain Pere Stock always 0� hand. Finest line of stationery of easter Shore of a. S and ted school shoes Are made for All purposes in the a Tess and ted a line of shoes for girls and boys we have a style for every occasion. There Are styles suitable for the Dainty misses sunday Wear to styles suitable for big boys who Are out in All kinds of weather. You can clothe any girls or boys feet with a pair of a Tess and ted school shoes because they Are made in All leathers and weights for All kinds of Wear. We have a big Stock of these Quot better shoes also a display of them in our window. We would like to show them to Yon a Tess and ted school shoes Are members of the4�?~star Brand family have the a a Start Trade Mark on every Heel and most people know that a Star Brand shoes Are s. J. Bull a Onan Ninx. A jeweler Onancock. Virginia., is offering an non Sally Large Stock of watches clocks silverware jewel 1 by diamonds amp a. Especial attention is invited to his Supply of wedding presents and done to forget him when in need of spectacles. Ask your neighbor about his ability to properly fit you. Luther t. Lewis Sailmaker at f. C. Lewis store i Hunting Creek a

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