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Xot Adjacent to the Empire Bull ding
l? Purchased at Lodge
i i Meeting.
COSTLY AXD BE1111FUL HOME
X* To Be Built Next Summer At a
Coat of Thirty Ihoonad
Dollars Or More.
Clarksburg Lodge No. 482 Be
nevolent and Protective Order of
"Elks, will In the near future have
*ts own elegant home, surpassed by
none in the state. The lodge has
long felt the need of such a home
and from time to time the question
"has been np for consideration, hut
not until recently did It resolve It
-self into definite shape, -which dates
from the appointment of a eommit
-tee consisting of a number of mem
bers of the lodge, to report to the
lodge on the matter of the selection
?of a site.
The committee -at Tuesday night's
session made its report after having
-viewed a few available sites, and the
lodge at" once took action, which
resulted In the purchase of a site
for the building. The deal was clos
ed Tuesday night
The site acquired Is adjacent to
le Empire budding, fronting on
'onrth street. Fifty-four feet of
itage. extending the entire depth
the Empire building was pur
from Messrs. Denham and
_ id. The location Is central,
~the lot spacious, and the community
-desirable, features that commended
the lot to the lodge and which will
prove most satisfactory for all time.
?Wisdom was assuredly shown In the
The lodge will proceed to erect
a five story brick and steel building
fireproof In every particular. The
basement and first and. second
-floor* will 1>e used for business pur
poses and the other three stories for
lodge and club rooms for the Elks.
While the plans have not yet been
drawn, yet the sentiment of the
membership of the lodge Is that the
building shall be one of the hand
somest In the state and It Is esti
mated the cost of it will be not less
than $30,000 and may reach $50,
?Outs An Ear Off and Is Otherwise
Very Badly Injured and
Cris Gordon in the employ of the
Suter Roofing & Cornice Company,
sustained a very bad mishap Tues
day evening at the new- dwelling of
C. S. Smiley on East Main street
He was engaged on a window frame
of the second story of the building,
when the scaffold collapsed and pre
cipitated him to the ground. One
ear was cut off and other injuries
w.ere sustained. He will be laid np
for several weeks.
PROMISED TO LEAVE
emf TO GO TO GRAFTON
-And Sentence on James Baker By
Major Harmer For Getting
Drank Is Suspended.
James Baker was up before the
mayor at the regular session of po
lice court this morning for baring
been drunk In the city streets again.
James has a bad habit of getting
drank for he has been up before the
mayor quite a number of times. ?
JaS sentence of five days was Impos
ed upon hlm In default of the pay
ment of a fine of $5 and costs but the
mayor suspended the sentence on
BckarSs solemn promise to leave the
city on the next train going to
BUNT VIUi SUCCEED
ft GENERAL MANAGER GREENE.
"""-ft is semi-offlclally announced that
-C. C. P. Bent, general superintendent
of the Baltimore A Ohio railroad
lines from Phlladelpiha to Parkers
burg, Is to succeed General Manager
W. M. Greene, resigned, of the Bal
"tlmore ft Ohio Southwestern.
. ' ?
NEWS STAND CHANGES HANDS.
The news stand at the Waldo ho
tel has changed hands. The hotel
management has taken over the busi
ness from W. H. Delson ft Co., who
leased It, .and win continue It In the
future. An extra large line'of do
mestic an'# Imported cigars has Wen
fr??T- ^ , ..... a-; r r?-.
Young Man Lost
In Stealey. addition
But b Found By Searching Party aC
An Early Hoar At Home
There was considerable alarm In
one of the. Stealey addition bouses
about 3:30 o'clock Wednesday morn
ing. when a certain mother discov
ered tha? her second son was miss
ing. When last seen he was com
ing toward the city with two girls.
A searching party was organized
at'once and after searching about
the premises be was not found. The
searching party then decided to go
to the girls' home and inquire as to
when tbey saw him last
The searchers were met at the
door by the girls' father and upon
being asked whether the lost boy
was there or not. he said he would
ascertain and report. The report
was that the lost boy was led out by
the coat collar and was started on
his homeward journey by the as
sistance of the motive power afford
ed by a No. 11 shoe.
In Their Many Salts Against Her
To Make Her Pay the
[By Associated Press.]
PARIS, France, Dec. 1$?Madam
Gould, former Countess Don! de Cas
tellane. Is vlctorloos in the suits
bought by creditors and money lend
ers against her with the object of
making her jointly responsible with
the Count Thirteen of the fifteen
cases were dismissed today by the
court with the costs against the
Is Closing Up the Business of the
Term So As To Have Final Ad
The matter of establishing a road
through lands of David Cottrill,
Ellas Norman et al? was recommit
ted to the viewers.
A road was established through
lands of Thomas P. Reynolds in
J. T. Corbln Qualified as Justice
of the peace In Union district.
Mary C. Lynch was granted an
exoneration, tbe land being reduced
from 80 acres to 80 poles and the
value from $4,345 to $275.
The Reymann Brewing Company
was exonerated on two lots; charged
at $3,437 and $220, the same being
The Marshall Coal Company was
exonerated on 59'acres of coal and
charged with 61 poles of coal.
C. E. Pride's heirs were exonerat
ed on nine acres and It was ordered
that 10 1-2 acres be reduced to 1 1-2
IS HD AT WORK
Members Busily Engaged in Draft
ing of Revision of State Laws
In Last Meeting.
The committee appointed by Gov
ernor Dawson to draft- a revision of
the existing school laws of the state,
Is still hard at work In this city.
Sessions are being held in the office
of Mayor Harvey W. Harmer In the
Harmer-Lynch block .and they will
continue for a day or so yet This
is the last meeting of this committee
and the report will be completed and
forwarded to Governor Damon be
fore it Is adjourned. The following
members of the board are In attend
ance: J. R. Trotter, of Buckhan
non; R. W. Burns, of Marllnton; B.
L. Batcher, of Fairmont and Har
vey W. Harmer, of this city.
EL FOR MOIEY RELIEF
INTRODUCED BY EUONS
(f! Dec. 19?A
bill designed to extend relief to the
money market along the lines of the
recommendations made by Secre
tary of the Treasury Shaw, was In
troduced today by Senator Elklns.
It authorizes (he deposition In na
tional banks ot receipts from cus
toms as well as from internal reven
ue, requiring the banks to pay a tax
on such deposits and making all na
tional banks equally eligible for
designation as depositors. The bill
also expressly authoAzes the secre
tary of the treasury to make trans
fers of publfc moneys from the
treasury to banks.
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Prelate of the Methodist Episcopal
Church Dies of Apoplexy in
[By Associated Press.]
NEW YORK, Dec. 19?Bishop
Charles C. HcCabe died at 5:20
o'clock this morning. Mrs. McCabe
and the Bishop's niece were at his
bedside when he passed away.
Charles Cardell McCabe had been
a bishop of the Methodist Episcopal
church since 1896. He was born In
Athens. O., in 1836,t he son of Rob
ert Robinson, M. C., and Sarah Rob
inson. He received his higher edu
cation In the Ohio Wesleyan Uni
versity at Delaware, O., and entered
the conference of the Methodist
Episcopal church in 1860. He be
came, in the autumn of 1862, chap
lain of the 122d Ohio infantry; was
captured at the battle of Winchester;
was In Libby prison four months; re
joined his relgment, but soon after
went into the service of the Chris
tian Commission, for which he raised
large sums; after the war he became
pastor at Portsmouth, 0., and finan
cial agent for the Wesleyan Univer
In 1868 Bichop McCabe became
agent and later assistant correspond
ing secretary of the Board of Church
Extension of the Methodist Episco
pal church and in 1884 he -was made
secretary of the Missionary Society
o fthe church and his work as such
added half a million dollars to the
annual income of that society. Bishop
McCabe was elected chancellor of
the American University at Wash
ington in 1902.
Under Bond of 9500 Which He Fur
nishes, For the Death of
Claude Lindsey was beld to await
the action of the next grand jury in
the death of bis brother, Vance Lind
sey, who bled to death from a knife
stab inflicted by Claude In an alter
cation between the two Monday
morning, at the conclusion of bis
hearing before Magistrate T. W.
Martin at Lumberport Wednesday
afternoon. His bond was fixed at
$50 Oand he furnished the required
security and was released. Two
brothers, James W. and . A. Lind
sey, signed the bond.
Four witnesses were examined for
the defense and four for the state.
The evidence appeared to show that
Claude did not wilfully and felon
iously murder his brother, bat that
the knife stab was more the result
of an accident Dr. Shirker. Bndd
Ashcraft, Tom Lindsey, Lester Llnd
sel, Seal Slers and thre eether wit
nesses were examined. The hear
ing began at 9 o'clock and continued
until 2 o'clock In the afternoon and
was attended by a large crowd of In
Mrs. Callle Clifford, daughter of
B. Brown Stout, Is afflicted with ap
pendicitis and Tuesday she was
taken to St Mary's hospital to re
ceive treatment and undergo an op
Joseph Kenn, of St Claire, has
purchased two lots on Kelley Hill
from N. B. McCarty.
New Schedule and Wage tacrate
WIB Become Bfccthe Vint
ot Owning Year.
Officials of the Order of Railway
Telegraphers have returned from
Baltimore, where they lore been to
conference with General Manager
Thomas Fltxgerald and other officials
for several days.
A new schedule was presented by
a committee of telegrapher* repre
senting practically every local divis
ion of the organization on the B. ?
O. system. The schedule calls for
better working condition* and a sub
stantial increase in salaries.
The officials claimed that they
were paying ordinary railroad wage?
and. while It was not generally
known, a strike was for a time
threatened. The operators would
make no concessions and their de
mands were finally eranted. A large
force of men in this district are af
The new sehednle. Including the
wage Increase, will take effect Janu
ary 1. The exact amount of the in
crease was not made public, but It Is
understood that It is In conformity
with the advance granted men to
other departments of the service.
PATENTS ARE GRANTED
TO SEVERAL ^PERSONS.
WASHINGTON. D. C.. Dec. 19?
Patents Issued are as follows:
Benjamin C. Bartlebaugh, Ben
wood. gas heating stove: Joseph W.
Gray. Evanwood. safety trip; Nathan
Lafon. Redjacket. range rod: Lucius
N. Loveland. Mannington. gla?s
pressing apparatus: Harvey T. Moler
Shepherds town, nut lock: William
T. Nivhllls, Wellsburg, manufacturer
of glass tiles.
The following postmasters were
appointed: Alrian. Upshur county.
Alonzo G. Schoonover: Carter. Up
shur county, William . B. Curry:
Kanawha Head. Upshur county, Hen
ry C. Powers: JforgansrOle. Dodd
ridge county. John A. Darnell.
For AttempUne to Evade $S Board
Bin Given W. Tu Kobey.
William L. Robey. who was put In
jail a day or so ago to await a hear
ing on the charge of attempting to
jump a board bill of $3 due to Mrs.
Minerva Gum, of Nortbview. was
found guilty l>y Magistrate Gordon
late Tuesday afternoon and fined
$25 and costs and sentenced to 15
days in jail. Robey will therefore
spend the Santa Clans days in con
GIXBER GIVES BOND.
Martin Gluber. charged with vio
lations ot the internal revenue laws,
procured his freedom from the
county jail Wednesday, where he
had been several days, by giving
bond before United States Commis
sioner Thomas S. Spates. Some of
his friends balled him out
COURT TO ADJOURN.
The Intention Is to adjourn the
present term of circuit court next
Saturday. This will be done unless
something unforseen takes place
making It necessary to hold the term
IB VEKY PLBNTEFOTiI
Cristmas trees and all the greens
for holidays that go to supply a
cheery surrounding for Christmas
are on the local market In great
numbers. All the dealers have been
furnished with a large supply and
the sales have already been greater
than they usually are so long be
fore Christmas. Holly and mistletoe
have been purchased to goodly
quantities and some elaborate deco
rations are already being arranged
in private residences and the publle
places, the hotels especially bring
ing Into use the decorations particu
larly In the dining rooms.
GA1X0RD BUYS PROPERTY.
WHllson ft Dennlson have sold to
TO Gaylord the property on Jack
son street that belonged to the Con- j
Burners* Ice Company, including the
building for $S,000. The property
Is 100 feet wide In front and runs
back 250 feet
MARRIAGE IJCENSE ISSUED.
i \ . :??,
At the county clerk's office Wed
nesday a marriage license was Issued
to Anannlas Casto and Elizabeth V.
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Abe Scott Is Found
Program of the Lawyers
Is Reveived Locally
b Received Here For SCMe Bar
M(jcUih at KIMw Tut of
Local attorneys received Is today's
.mall the program of exercise* for
the twenty-second annual metelng of
the West Virginia Bar Association to
be held on Thursday and Friday, Dec.
27 and< 28. at ElUns. The pro
gram Is as follows:
1. Addres of the President?
"Growth of the Comerce Clause"?
| John W. Davis, Esq.
2. Discussion 'of the president's
3. Report of committee on "Ad
missions"?E D. Talbott, Esq.
4. Election of members.
5. Appointment of committee on
6. Report of Secretary?W. G.
7. Report of Treasurer?W. N.
8. Appointment of auditing com
9. Report of executive coticfl?
W. P. Willey, Esq., chairman.
10. Action on recommendations
of Executive Council.
11. Paper, "Habits and Costumes
of Bench and Bar"?P. J. rogan.
13. Report of committee on nom
14. Election of officers, mem
bers of executive council and dele>
gates to American Bar Association.
15. Selection of time and place
of next annual meeting.
16. Paper, "Direct Nominating
Primaries"?J. T. Ccoper, Esq.
18. Reports of committee on
"Judicial Administrations and Legal
Reform"?B. M. Ambler, Esq., chalr
19. Report of committee on
"Grievances"?Thoe. P. Jacobs. Esq.,
20. Report of committee on
"Legal Education"?St. Geo. Tuck
er Brooke, Esq., chairman.
21. Report of committee on
"Legal Biography"?Robert White,
22. Report of committee on
"Legislation"?Geo. C. Price, Esq..
23. Report of committee on
"Banquet"?C. W. Dalley. Esq.,
24. Report of Special Commit
Committee on "Torrens Land
Ssytem"?W. P. Wllley,
Committee on- "Uniformity
of Legislation"?W. W. Van
Winkle, Esq.. chairman.
Other special committees.
Meeting of newly elected Ex
25. Report of delegates to the
American Bar Association?H. C.
Hervey, Esq., L. J. Williams. Esq.,
Robt W. Dalley, Esq.
26. Report of auditing commit
27. Question for discussion:?
-Would it he advisable to amend
Chapter 125 of the Code so as to
provide for two Rule Days in each
St. Miscellaneous business.
21. Appointment of Standing
Annual address, Thursday, Dec.
27, at 8:00 p. m.?"Third Interna
tional Conference of American
States"?Hon. Andrew Jackson Mon
tague. of Virginia.
Banquet?Friday night, Dec. 28.
QUAINT NEW PICTURE OF ELLEN TERRY.
Everybody who takaa an Merest In high class theatrical matters win be
pleased to know that Ellen Tory Is coming to the United States about holiday
time to appear on the American stage. Hiss Terry most always be associated
in lbs history of acting aa the leading woman for Sir Henry Irving. Both in
and In the United Rates Irving and Terry were a combination snch
as tew generations'In histrionic activity can boast Of late, since the death
of Hr .Henry. Miss Terry has been playing "The Winter's Tale" in London.
WILL SET MOTHER HULL
Owing to the objection of the
trustees of AdelphI Lodge of Odd
Fellows, to dancing In the lodge
building, Prof. Emfl falter win not
hold dances there as. announced, tat
will get another hall. He engaged
the amnaement part of the bonding
from the Clarksburg Amnaement
Company, tat the trustees of the
building notified the latter that an
injunction would issue In the erent
dances were held In the building.
I But there win be no proceeding of
this kind as Prof. Walter has decided
to get another haU and will an
nounce later where the dances will
FCIXKR STUI, THERE.
A report started that Fuller had
closed his candy store In the opera
bonse block, hot the same proves to
be false, as a visit to the store ihows.
He Is still selling fine home-made
candles and says he Intends to con
tinue in that business, notwithitand
Ing reports to the contrary. .
GRANTED IN Kill CASE
[By Associated Prtn.]
LONDON, Eng., Dec. 19?the ex
tradition of Prof. Karl Kan, of the
George Washington UnlTerslty at
Washington, D. C-. to Germany, -was
formally granted at the Bow street
police court this afternoon, on the
charge of murdering his mother-in
law, Fran Monitor, at Baden-Baden,
BODY HAS NOT ARRIVED.
The body of Miss Gordle Hawkins,
who died In a Philadelphia hospital
Tuesday morning, has not arrived In
this city as yet bat it win likely be
here this evening. No funeral ar
rangements win be made until the
WKECK DELAYS TRAIN.
Trains from Plttrtorg to Weston
were several hours late Tuesday
night on account of a bad freight
wreck on the Connellsvflle division
Evidncr Was Corded Late Tkem' :
d?r Ereninjt nd Instruction
ARGUMENTS ARE LEXGHTSt "
Jury Is G1t*? the Oaae Shorti?
the Hour For the X?on
The case of Abe Scott, color**;
tried for the killing of &*>rg?
Ridge way at the West Fork glass
factory last June, was given to th?
Jury at 12:20 p. m. Wedaesd-v and
at 4:15 o'clock the Jury found him
guilty of voluntary manslaughter.
The penalty Is from 1 to 5 yesrs.
The testimony was concluded lato
Tuesday evening and the Judge and
attorneys agreed at a night sessloa
in chambers on the instruction* to be
given tfw Jury.
Court opened at 8 o'clock Wednes
day morning, an hour earlier than
usual. The judge instructed the
Jury, and this was followed by the
argument. James W. Robinson for
the prosecution addressed the Jury
first and was followed by Charles G.
Coffin an and E. G. Smith, counsel for
the defendant. Prosecuting Attor
ney Will E. Morris concluded the
argument, after which the case was
given to the Jury.
HOIS IK STET
In Search For the Court Howe and
Her Actions Attract
Sarah Paugh. a middle-aged lady,
attracted considerable attention at
10 o'clock Wednesday afternoon,
wandering around the street. She
took the middle of the roed for ft
and chased up on down the street
several times bareheaded. She Is
from Webster county, but for some
time has been in the lower end of
the county. She is the woman who
accused Seymour Carson of crimin
al assault. He stands indicted and
she was endeavoring to get to the
court house as a witness in the case, \J
when she acted so strangely. Bheffi;
had been there before but seemed tor*
have lost the way.
0PEMH6 OF IE*
Brginnin); of Itrgular Schedule of
Cars Between Clarksburg Mid
Fairmont N'ot Yet Known.
The beginning of the regular
schedule of the 1 nternrban trolley
cars between rhis city and Fairmont
will not take place Thursday as was
announced. General Manager Pur
Inton said Wednesday afternoon that
the management had no idea which
day the cars would be put into the
regular service on account of the de
lay in some of jthe constructing
work. It will likely not he for sev
eral days yet but doe announcement
will be made of the schedule and
rates before the service is instituted.
Three at Burke's Meat Market Weigh
Nearly 1.500 Pounds.
Three of the largest hogs that
have been slaughtered since hog kill
ing became "the order of the day,**
In this vicinltv, were put to death
Tuesday by 'William Burke, of the
Burke meat market on Pike street.
The three carcasses dressed weigh
nearly 1,500 pounds. They are
hanging up at the meat market and 2
are attracting considerable attention. .
Mr. Burke raised the hogs himielf.
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