Big Stone Gap Post in Big-Stone-Gap, Virginia
23 Oct 1918

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23 Oct 1918

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Big Stone Gap Post (Newspaper) - October 23, 1918, Big Stone Gap, Virginia Peninsula a Enterprise John w. Edmonds editor and owner. Too Oman court House a. Sintered at the Post office at Accomac A. Va., As second class matter. Saturday. October 2, 1909. Democratic ticket. For governor William h. Mann. For lieutenant governor j. Taylor Ellyson. For attorney general Samuel w. Williams. For commissioner of Agri culture g. W. Koiner. Another reunion of Harmanson West Camp Confederate veterans will be held at Parksley next thursday and All of us who love the cause for which they fought and suffered should Avail ourselves of the privilege to Honor and cheer them by our presence on the Day. It promises to be one of the most interesting events of the year on the Eastern Shore. It ought to be if we Revere As we should their lofty patriotism and the memory of our heroes who died in the mighty conflict for constitutional Liberty and self government a it will be if realizing the f sacred obligations due to them we Are willing to take part in the exercises for the perpetuation of their Noble deeds and for upholding the Justice of the cause for which they fought and in which so Many sacrificed their lives. The tribute due to the memory of the dead heroes of the confederacy demands that we be present on the Day the Honor we owe to the surviving veterans who will be in line on the occasion Calls for this recognition of their patriotism in the past and this manifestation of our interest in their present welfare the opportunities presented at this and similar reunions for learning the True history of the great struggle in which they were engaged for four years and for transmitting to our children a True record of it can leave no one in doubt who loves the lost cause that it is their duty to show by their presence their interest in the reunion. The Day though As will be noted by announcement in another column will be full of pleasure and interest to All in attendance if their reverence for our dead heroes and respect for the living ones does not attract them to the reunion. In the parades of old veterans and other Confederate organizations in the music of the Confederate choir in the address of the distinguished speaker a Gallant Confederate Soldier and in the Large throng to be in attendance from Maryland As Well As Virginia the Day will be memorable and have enough in it not Only to please and amuse us but which will be an inspiration to All of us for a higher and nobler life. President Taft has thrown Down the Gauntlet to the Western insurgents and dared them to pick it up. has boldly accepted without reservation Aldrich and Aldric hism and declared that those republicans who voted against Quot the Best Tariff Law Ever framed a were unfaithful to their party. has a effect declared War on la Follette Dolliver Cummins Beveridge Nelson Clapp Bristow and All the insurgents who sought in the last Congress to Force the Republican party to redeem its Campaign pledges. Or. Taft has now indeed practically repudiated his own Campaign promises and Given Force to the cynical aphorism that party platforms Are not made to stand on but to get in on. The presidents Defiance of the Welt is not meeting with enthusiastic res Ponse. The Western progressives who have hugged the delusion that or. Taft was at heart one of them Are plainly disappointed. It remains to be seen what the outcome of the presidents Quot swing around the circles a will be. There is nothing As yet to indicate that the grave breach in the Republican ranks that has threatened to split the Paity asunder will be closed As the result of or. Tafts trip. Rather does it seem that the Defiance of Western sentiment by the president in Alliance with the East will make the differences Between the two elements of the party even More irreconcilable. The Progris Sives Are not ready to abandon their position just because or. Taft says they should. Confidence in the Success of the democratic state ticket in november elec Tion by a Normal majority was expressed by those participating in a late conference in Richmond of the state executive committee and democratic congressmen with state chairman Ellyson. The congressmen present were representatives Jones Maynard Lamb Lassiter Carlin flood. It was declared that there is no reason to doubt the polling of the full democratic vote. The situation was canvassed As to the Points where Public speaking is wanted and plans made for Public discussion of the issues at Many Points. The annual meeting of the anti Saloon league of Virginia will be held in Richmond in january. The exact Date is yet to be announced. It is understood that the organization will adopt resolutions in convention demanding stringent Laws on the subject of liquor traffic legislation but officers of the league decline to confirm or deny the current reports to that effect. Rev. James Cannon of the anti Saloon league said monday that More than ten Days ago a letter was sent to capt. W. P. Kent Republican candidate for governor asking him the same questions regarding the liquor Issue that had been asked the democrats. No word of reply has been received. Confederate re Union. The annual reunion of Harmanson West Camp Confederate veterans will be held at Parksley on thursday october 7th, 1909. Elaborate preparations Are being made for the entertainment of All who May attend. Judge Samuel w. Williams of Wytheville democratic candidate for attorney general and one of the noted orators of the state will deliver an address in the afternoon. The Delmar brass band a Well known musical organization of sixteen pieces has been engaged and will enliven the occasion with the most popular Southern airs. The United Confederate choirs under the leadership of mrs. J. Griff Edwards of Portsmouth will also be present to cheer the old soldiers with the old time Southern War songs and melodies. This is one of the most noted organizations of its kind in the country. The choir will give a grand concert at night. For the accommodation and convenience of the people of Northampton and lower Accomac who desire to attend the reunion a special excursion train will be run leaving Cape Charles at about 8 30 a. And returning leave Parksley at g p. People from the North will use regular local trains. A pleasant and enjoyable Day is anticipated and promised and every one is invited to be present and help do Honor to a most worthy cause. E. C. Pate chairman committee. Democratic Public speaking. Hon. We. Hodges Mann democratic nominee for governor and other speakers will address the citizens of Accomac county at the following times and places Accomac c. H., monday court Day october 4th, at 1 30 p. Onancock monday night october 4th, at s 00. Painter tuesday afternoon at 3 30, october 5th. Hailwood tuesday night at 7 30, october 5th. Everybody including the ladies invited. G. Walter Mapp dem. Co. Chairman. Meeting of new democratic county committee. The members of the new democratic county committee will meet at Accomac H., on monday october 4th, 1909, court Day at 1 p. M., for organization and the transaction of other business. G. Walter Mapp John s. Parsons chairman. Secretary. Sept. 28, 1909. Sale of valuable personal property and real estate. Having decide to make Seattle Washington our future Home we shall sell by Public auction on thursday october 7th, beginning at 1 of clock p. M., Sharp on the premises occupied by us at Quinby ,va., a our household and Kitchen furniture Stock fowl farming implements vehicles and crops. Terms of Sale Cash at the same time we shall expose to Sale the valuable farm now owned and occupied by us containing 60 acres More or less situated at said Quinby. Terms 50 per cent Cash bait Nee in one and two years. Given under our hands this the 1st Day of october 1909. Charles f. Myers. Gertrude Lecato Myers. School notice. All teachers make reports for the number of Days taught in september. Teachers doing High school work use the monthly report Blanks for High schools. All clerks of the districts please Send in form o., no. 5, filled out. This is necessary before making the pay Roll for teachers in each District. All teachers please Send in schedule of daily exercises for schools. Very respectfully g. G. Joynes supt. Onancock a. 9-28, 1909. Fall and Winter millinery this is to inform the Public i am Back from the City with a better line of millinery and notions than Ever before. opening Day will be october 6 and 7. You Are cordially invited to attend and inspect my goods also compare prices before purchasing. Thanking you for past patronage and desiring a continuance of same i remain respectfully mrs. C. Byrd Keller a. Fall millinery opening. Tuesday wednesday and thursday a october 5th, 6th and 7th. Mrs. E. A. Merrill and miss Ella Bohm having just returned from new York Philadelphia and Baltimore Are ready to exhibit a Beautiful line of millinery the newest and latest designs. The Public is cordially invited to come and examine for themselves. Thanking you All for past favors we solicit a continuance of the same. A mrs. E. A. Merrill Onancock a. Come to Poco More and look for Callahan the clothing and shoe Man. I can dress you from head to foot thereby saving you dollars. Our merchandise this season is of the highest Grade obtainable. Ask to see a suit of Schloss bros., and a pair of Ralston a health shoes and a hat to match suit. Boys suits in the latest patterns. Single pants Etc. Ladies misses and childrens7 shoes in All leathers. You Are cordially invited to visit our store. Very truly yours h. W. Callahan Pocomoke my. Agent for Klee tailoring co. New York. We Are showing the latest fall and Winter models of b. Kuppenheimer and Michaels Stern suits and overcoats and they typify our exact idea of. What Good clothes really ought to be. Hearken to your own Good judgment Call for a a look Over of these splendid Gar ments which Are so moderately priced. I. Merrill co., a one priced clothiers a Pocomoke my. Fall and Winter millinery to my friends and patrons i will be Home september 30th,with a full line of fall and Winter millinery such As i have never had before. Come and inspect my Stock before buying As i think i can please you both in style and Price. Thanking you for past favors and soliciting a continuance of same i remain yours truly miss Clara e. Duer Painter a. Fall and Winter millinery. Have just returned from the Northern cities with a Fine line of millinery and notions and have All the latest novelties in millinery that could be found in new York Philadelphia and Baltimore which i will be pleased to offer to the Public at living prices. opening Days will be wednesday and thursday 29th and 30th. Thanking you for past patronage and hoping for a continuance of the same i am respectfully mrs. A h. Beachboard. Onley a fall and Winter millinery. I have returned from the cities with my new and up to Date Stock of fall and Winter millinery and notions. And invite the inspection of the same by old and new patrons. With the assistance of an experienced Milliner i Hope to be Able to please All who favor me with their patronage and at prices that will be satisfactory to them. Thanking All for past favors and hoping for a continuance of same. Yours very truly l. Della Phillips Parksley a. Millinery notions amp a. The attention of my customers is especially invited to the bargains i have to offer them this season not Only in my line of millinery and notions but in the additions to my Stock of ready made suits custom tailored cloaks waists furs &c., As agent of Chaa. A Stevens amp bros., outfitters. Latest styles lowest prices and satisfaction guaranteed. The patronage of old and new customers respectfully solicited. Mrs. V. Mears Bloxom a. Notice. Do you want to buy Good goods cheap if so talk with me. I have them new and clean and if you will give me a Chance i will convince you that i bought them at the lowest Market Price and i will sell Yon accordingly. I have an up to Date Stock in most All lines and will save you Money on anything that you desire to Purchase. Give me a trial and i am sure that you will be convinced that this statement is True. Eggs 25c, Spring chickens 16c, old hens 13c. Thanking you for All past favors i remain very truly yours c. J. Barnes. Hopkins a. The first National Bank Onancock Virginia. A. A 1 capital $50,000.00. Surplus and profits $35,000.00. Deposits $350,000.00. Spencer f. Rogers president. James r. Hickman vice president. Otho l. Parker cashier. George h. Powell asst cashier. The oldest largest and strongest Bank in the county. Supervised by the u. S. Government. Established in 1893, it has maintained a regular and steady growth. Its officers and directors give their personal attention business is entrusted to it and respectfully Sollit the patronage of Farmers merchants and individuals. A interest paid on time deposits and Espe Elal attention Given to deposits by mail. Direct orb Spencer f Rogers Henry f. Powell Francis d. Parkes Henry b. Wilcox John s. Waples Lee r. Phillips James r. Hickman Abel g. Kelly John w. Kellam Edward e. Miles James h. Fletcher or. Tailor made suits. Dress goods Silks Coats amp furs millinery. W. \ Dickinson amp songs Tuai fall opening furniture carpets Wall paper China Cut Glass. Tuesday and wednesday october 5m 6th. Let us Bond you in the american surety company. Capital $2,500,000. O surplus $2,500,000, u the largest surety company in the world devoted exclusively to guaranteeing the Fidelity of persons holding positions of pecuniary Trust and to acting As surety on Bonds and undertakings required m the courts. talk with Kelly amp Nottingham agents a Onancock Virginia. Salisbury College of business Branch of Wilmington business school Salisbury Maryland w. Beacom president. J. W. H1rons, principal amp mgr. In this commercial age everyone who desires to be successful should have a business education. Graduates aided to employment we can save you Money. Write for our year Book Quot do it now. Now in session. You May enter any Day. The pure food Law Lloyd and Blaine druggists Pocomoke City my. Says that food and drugs must be pure. Can you Tell when you buy pure drugs no. Therefore it is essential that you buy your drugs and medicines from a druggist whose training and experience qualifies him to select Only pure drugs. We know How to test and prove the purity of every drug we buy and none but those that stands the test is sold to our Trade. If you want the Best then obtain your Supples at Allaband a drug store Parksley a. Successor to or. . Jno. W. Duncan jeweler Onancock va., is offering an unusually Large Stock of watches clocks silverware jewelry 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 von. Inept. I am just Home from the City with a full line of fall and Winter millinery. Everything is up to Date and at very reasonable prices. Would be pleased to have you Call and inspect before buying elsewhere. opening Days will be wednesday and thursday september 29th and 30th. Old customers welcomed Back and new ones Are cordially invited to come. Yours very truly Flora k. Tayi for new Church a. Millinery notice. I have just arrived from the City with a full line of fall and Winter millinery goods and am now ready to serve both new and old customers with pattern hats baby Caps and most anything desirable in millinery goods and also have an excellent Milliner As Good As can be had who will do her very Best in trying to please you. Have my new millinery store All completed. Will open up in it wednesday september 29th, 1909. A thanking you for past favors i beg to remain. Respectfully yours mrs. Chas. F. Russell Greenbush a. A fall and Winter millinery. I have returned from the City with a Complete line of fall and Winter millinery and my Stock selected with great care is now open for inspection. I have a full line of pattern and ready to Wear hats at attractive prices arid invite the Public to come in and inspect my Stock. Miss Sadie Mathews Parksley a. We not Only carry a full line of drugs drug sundries perfumery toilet articles stationery and everything kept in a first class drug store but we also carry a full and Well selected Stock of chinaware and glassware. Dinner sets from 8.00 to $50.00. Chamber sets from $2.50 to $8.00. Parlor lamps $1.50 to $10.00. Clocks $1.00 to $15.00. Pictures framed from 25 cents to $5. You will find our jewelry silverware and Cut Glass department Complete. We will be pleased Quot to have Yon Call at our store when visiting Pocomoke. Prompt attention Given to mail and Telephone orders. Lloyd amp Blaine Pocomoke City my. Town lots for Sale at private contract at Melfa station. Suitable for dwellings hotel stores and factories. Lands High Well drained and situated in As Good Section As any on the Peninsula Melfa station and Vicinity being the highest Point above sea level from Cape Charles to Pocomoke City. Lots Laid off on Street running East and West beginning at Point 40 Yards from station and none More than 300 Yards Distant with r. R. Track As Eastern Boundary. Lots 75 feet front and extending Back from 175 to 200 feet or More. For further particulars Call on. B. T. Bull Melfa a. For Sale. That very valuable property in the town of Onancock known As a Kerr place a containing about 3i acres extending from Market Street to Kerr Street. Also about 17j acres of valuable Woodland near the said town. For terms and particulars apply to the undersigned or to Stewart k. Powell attorney. Oscar l. Powell agent for owners. Onancock va., sept. 16th, 1909. New York. Phila. Amp Norfolk or. A train schedule in effect june 17,1909. South bound trains. 47 49 41 46 . . . . New York.7 30 9 00 9 00 12 j Philadelphia 10 00 11 22 11 22 s 00 Wilmington. 10 44 12 02 12 02 8 44 Baltimore. 9 00 7 62 7 52 1 86 Delmar .130 3 01 30 1 6 48 Salisbury. 1 43 3 10 310 7 00 Cape Charles. 4 40 6 15 6 15 old Point Comfort. 6 35 8 00 8 00 Norfolk. Arrive. 7 25 9 05 9 05 . . . Pin. North bound trains. 48 50 89 60 leave . . . Norfolk.7 05 6 00 6 if old Point Comfort. 7 50 7 00 7 00 Cape Charles. 10 05 9 15 4 00 9 16 Salisbury.12 50 12 30 7 25 12 8� Delmar. 106 12 45 7 45 12 46 . . Pan. arrive . . . Wilmington. 8 49 4 10 1017 410 Philadelphia 4 83 5 10 1100 5 18 Baltimore 6 22 6 01 1185 6 01 new York .700 800 115 81z . . . . B. B Cooke Elisha traffic manager. A Superb Dillay of up to Date a and exclusive styles popular prices. We Are desirous of having new woman and miss attend this opening As our preparations this year Are upon More elaborate scale than Ever before and we feel Safe m saying our efforts have reded in an unequalled collection of goods in every department that is sure to Edyith your approval. No invitations will be issued through the mail so we take this it Hod of inviting you and your friends to be present on one or both of the above a. A most cordial Welcome awaits you and we will do All in oui Ower to make your shopping both a pleasure and profit to you and your visit to us a peasant one. One special feature of the opening will be Choice music furnished by an it Ian orchestra consisting Ai Arp violin and Piccolo. 1 009. 11 opening display of millinery. 1910. Second floor All suit and garment dept every smart up to Date and Appel v of Quality Beauty and style in a fill on display models of the Best Aid also smart and exclusive effects Frim idea of the season will be found Here hats t of the fashionable shades. We will have be characteristic productions of Paris milliners. Let Yorkus finest designers As Well As Many charming and original creations Frim Ovown workroom. Hats of Felt and Beaver in dozens of models. Every Type if Falt May be suited. Spanish turbans medium Continentals the popular a Gainsboro ugly also a Strong showing of mourning millinery quiet Rich and elegant. Strong a Appeal to the woman in mourning or any woman appreciating the quiet District Ion the All Black hat. Also an unusually Large display of misses and childrens fal a Winter styles. Beauty style originality a becoming Ness All Combine to make this pening one of the most important events of interest to All millinery Loving women. Ilk however is of Little value. Come and see1th1hats for yourself. Autumn exhibit of i goods and Silks. A Beautiful and comprehensive slowing of All the most popular fall and Vinter fabrics that will Appeal to every woman. Bedford Cord ottoman Broadcloth Serge diagonals fancy suiting Etc. Your attention is particularly called to our new rough suiting. \ in the silk department you will find All of the new effects in Plain striped and Jacquard Dessalines ottoman Peau de spies Etc. Carpet news of exceptional interest. Now is the time for fall housecleaning when the need of a new carpet is revealed. Whether one room or the entire House requires floor covering you will be entirely satisfied and save considerable Money by making your selection now. Wall paper at prices lower than elsewhere. Fall and Winter tailor made suits. Stylish models in cloth Serge Panama and fancy suiting. Coats Are the Correct length and skirts in up to Date styles. All tailor made and beautifully finished in every details in Black and All the new shades. Prices ranging from $7.00 to $37.50. A n i i coat sweaters. Long medium and Short. Silk and Heather loom under skirts All prices. Everything of housekeeping. Rugs linoleum a Oil cloths curtains blankets bedding comfortable easy a chairs Etc. Drug gets rugs. Drug gets ranging in size from 3 feet 6 o 12x15 and in Price from $5. To $40.00. Ingrain moquet Axminster velvet ind All other weaves made. A Large line of Staple and d Mes tic goods consisting of Calico at 5 cents per Yard. Dress Gingham 7c., 8e., 10c., 12ic. Outings at 5c., 6c., 8c., 10c., 12he. Hill and andr Scogin muslims 10c. Pryd. 2st apron Gingham 64c. Per cd. Fee Ting All prices and widths a mystics 5c. To 10c. Per cd. Inton flannels 61c. To 15c. Owing to the incessant demand of our customer from every Section we have decided to open a new department. This time it is Chin and Cut Glass. The collection has been carefully selected Fri the very Best markets in the country and everything that properly belongs to a Fia class China and Cut Glass store will be Here for your inspection. Low prices sati suttion and your Money backs if you want it not during the opening Only but for Mqry business Day in the year nut bowls spoon tray chocolate cd Cracker jars chocolate to cake dishes and cups and saucers plates and platters vegetable dishes punch bowls lunch sets Bon Bon dishes toilet sets and a great Many other useful and Orni after dinner cups fruit saucers salad dishes dinner sets Tea sets vases lamps Ziental articles in this line. Every woman visiting this department durin the opening will be presented with a very attractive souvenir plate. One Fqy every family. Do not fail to ask for it. October Sale of a mature. New Homes old Homes Homes that Are being overhauled hotels boarding and apartment houses institutions in fact any place in which furniture is used can be fitted for much less than the Price you would pay elsewhere for a similar Grade of furniture. If you value variety newness and Dep it inability you cannot Well afford to ignore the most uniformly attractive Stock we have yer shown. Remember the dates of of opening tuesday a std Weink slay pc juber 1909. We earnestly solicit your presence on the above Date whether you wish to buy or not. Come and enjoy the Day with us. W. S. Dickinson amp son Pocomoke City Mainland Tow my a Ungern

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