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VOLUME VI. FAIRMONT, WEST VIRGINIA, TUESDAY, MAY 25, 1909. NUMBER 9*1
I | GRADUATING ;
||j||' PSESENTS ;
, ' ^J LACE PIN8 TIE PINS, BRACE- ,
LETS, LOCKETS, CHARMS *
' AND ONE THOUSAND OTHER ?
|V - PRESENTS. ?
I? sw i
K 323 AND 320 MAIN ST. t
, iririrr ?" ir?r * trine
|f H. F. Colebank/
$?E8IGN8 POSITION IN LEVI B.
iiV : r HARR'S OFFICE, EFFECTIVE
' Mr. H. F. Colebank, who has been
fe.'-v/.iia the employ of Levi B. Harr for the
^- y^Hpaat six years, will take a much needed
rest after the first of June. He
(X'.'has been actively engaged as an acand
bookkeeper for the past
If twelve years. He has Kad charge of
. Jiie books off the different corpora.
410ns organized by Mr. Harr as well
rag Mr. Harr's personal books, since
engaging with hlra.
. . . Mr. E. C. Nuzum, who lias been as'
1 soclated with the oflleo for the past
/ ".six. months, will'take charge of the
work. He has been nfqnalnting himif
ffielf with the details connected with
the office since .Mr. Colebank resigned
/ . I rln Mbrch. It is Mr. Colebank's intenition
to remain in Fairmont, yet he has
two attractive positions offered' hiai
outside of the city. His plan is not
../ - to settle down permanently until about
^ /August 1.
... Miss Edna Young, It lost Creek, left
gjKt'Si1-, Monday minting for Charleston, where
BraSfeAai will be the gue? ot her brother,
?j^5)',*;Y'Hlustbn G. Young, for a couple of
If you are tn need of a pres.
ent for the graduate, we can
Eggsgfgjl show you a number of attraci
tive articles to select from.
m A school buckle, pin- or hat
?iii -V,. ' 4"u nvuiu inunc uu uj/jii v/]?i iuic
A. B. SCOTT & CO.,
Jewelers and Opticians.
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' OF SCHOOL
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rjr . * : - The children will be tlirowing off
| the old worn shoes, and wanting a new
" pair of slippers to wear with, the new
jfev; "We have supplied a great many and
r'liftve now received another shipment
W'--'- Strap Pumps and Oxfords in
1', Patents, Tans and Suedes.
. "All sizes for the little, mediums', and
fctg girls and boys.
, Several very pretty style? for the
;yotmg ladies, sizes 2% to 5, with low
heels, in strap pnmps.
^^^HtURTLSFF AND WELTON. '
I *44. + + + + *4- + * + *4
?|. AT DENHAM'S
4" (100 Bed Room 8ul?
4* $1M Lett Etch Day Till Sold.*!*
4" Today $65.00. 4
4.4 44>4,44.4.j. 4.44 44.
i Iplants ? Your Yard
I fl. GLEN FLEMING,
" p TheFJoriBt.
Help The G. C.
Towns Suffer On
Account of R. R.
(By United Press.)
ATIjANTA, Ga.. May 2S.-0fflcla1s
of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers
said to-day If other roads attempt
do relieve the freight congestion
of the Georgia, Central whose white
firemen are on strike against the employment
of negroes, engineers will
be ordered not to take trains out. Similar
announcement has been made by
the Brotherhood of 'Locomotive Fire
Directors of the Georgia Central ar=
talking to-day of demand-'ng the resignation
of general manager Scott for
his refusal to confer with the arbitration
committee. They say -the railroad
la put in a had light by Scott's notion.
They arc demanding that he
meet Gov. Smith half way In the letter's
attempt at arbitration. Manydowns
along the road aTe suffering
from scarcity of food supplies and nre
lending the governor relief appeals.
The situation at Craw.fordsville is particularly
acute, the town being short
of actual necessaries.
Despite the fact the public continues
to stand solidly behind the strikers
and demand -against further employment
WAS PROBABLY THIS ClfV
LAST WEEK, BUT MOTHER
CAN'T FIND HIM.
Homer Stuart, who was recently em
ployed at the Monongali Glass Works
litis city, Is supposeu to so the 14
year old hoy that Mrs. Llda McGlll, o
Doddridge county, is seeking. Mrs
McGlll was nt Clarksburg the latte
irart of last week hunting for her hoy,
who had left home. She did not find
him and on Saturday she weut to Fol
som, continuing her quesl. Stuar
boarded at a home in Watson and II
was thought that lie is the missinp
boy. He quit work at the Monongah
Glas3 Works about the middle of lasl
week and has not been there since
Mrs. McGlll is still searching anil sh<
will likely find her boy.
Mr. M. A. Fletcher, who has spen
| several weeks at Mt. Clemens, Mich,
returned home last nlhgt. He was ac
I eompanied home by Mrs. Flueher am:
' sister, Miss Anna Boring, and Mastei
Allan Rumble, who nave been visiting
relatives at Mopndsville.
We Invite YOUR Account.
! J. E. WATSON President
J. S. HAYDEN 1st V. Pres.
WALTON MILLER..2d V. Pres.
GLENN F. BARNS Cashier
J. O. MORGAN. ..Asst. Cashier
J. E. Watson, A. B. Fleming, A.
N. Prlchard, M. L. Hutchln.
son, J. s. Hayden, 0. S. McKinney,
F. E. Nichols, C. W.
Watson, Walton Miller,
BANKING HOUSE - Comer
Main and Jefferson Sts.
We have juat received a newi
spiciest Pickles ever put up by
"tastiest" pickles you ever tasti
SOUR PICKLES?With the a|
gars and Spices.
We have them by the dozen
Phone If you want them qt
MINERS REFUSE j
TO GOTO WORK
SIX THOUSAND MEN STRIKE BECAUSE
OF RULING OF '
' ' WASHINGTON, D. C.. May 25. ? 1
Between nix and seven thousand mi- '
nc-rs In the Kanawha Held refused to
So to work this morning because ot
the*order of the operators to pnt the y
long ton Ipto effect and their refusal
!<to grant the miners .the check-off In
I return. President Ben Davis, of dls
j trict No. 17, United Mine Workers,
yesterday tnfternoon sent out letters
to the local officials urging the men
! to stnnd by the action of ithe recent
| convention held hero. The miners to
work under the 1908 agreement pro
vldlngfor the 1906 scale of wagea, the
"hort ton and no check-off. or under
the mint Creek modification, giving
I the long ton in return Tor the check'
off. The latter arrangement is now in
j effect at several mines on Paint Creek
. and vicinity and these will not be af
footed by the refusal to work, which
.will become a strike until some r.grce!
ment can be reached."
*; Several weeks ago the operators in
the Kanawha association not included
! In the Paint Creek modified agreeI
meat posted notices that on and after
. May 25th, the long ton would go into
effect. Efforts of the miners to get
j the check-off in return were in vain
and they will refuse to work.
| The miners held meetings Sunday
at Boomer. Bancroft and Raymond
City and voted to stand by their former
The operators have not announced
what nctlon they will take when the
miners refuse to work.
Secretary Kennedy, of the Kanawha
Operators' association, last night
received a telegrom from Secretary
Perry, of the miners' national organization.
stating ithat the national officials
did not recognize the Paint
Creek agreement but considered the
^1908 agreement in effect.
ELECTED EMINENT COMMANDER
OF CRUSADE COMMANDERY
NO. 6 LAST NIGHT.'\
Crusade Commandery No. C at lis
regular meeting last night elected the
' following officers:
' Harry Engle. eminent commander.
Seott C. Lowe, generalissimo.
J. H. Grossnickel, captain general.
! John C. Smith, treasurer.
Francis E. Nichols, recorder.
I., N. Yost, senior warden,
t Wilbur H. Brand, junior warden.
, The installation of the new officers
-1 will be on the next regular meeting
[ | night, Jlne 28,
A "Vltagraph" War Story.
FOR HER COUNTRY'S SAKE.
A clever picture, Introducing General
Grant, General Logan and a bright
woman Scout Realistic ?Class.
THE INFERNAL MACHINE
I A comic comedy for a joke.
Somewhere a Broken Heart.
i Watch I
j FOR THE WHITE ICE WAQ- i ,
ON AND HAVE YOUR ICE j
PEOPLE'S ICE CO., j J
RAY D. HARDEN, Manager. I (
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:S PICKLES? i
supply of the finest, crinpe&t, juclest,
HEINZ, who knows how to make the
opetlzlng flavor of Helm* Pure Vine,
id with Granulated Sugar and fine
or In bottles. Don't forget to buy
IT WILL BE A "SOI
'HE MAN WHO IS "ALWAYS ON T
NACULAR. IS THE MAN
WHAT HE G
YATCH WEDNESDAY' S PAPER FO
It IB unfair to those friends wh
'"The sun doern't shine to-day, I'll v,
more pleasant, and I can get aroun
miner or llyed in old "Lunnon," wh;
oimpiy starve to acatn.
Don't be placed in the same cate
will do It to-morrow," or "it Is too d
one It out calling on their friends t
me If I put It off until another day
Ings to possess you. Some workers agreeable
days and catch the other f
Do not be gloomy in this matte
a gloomy lookirfg face. Be bright an
that, like Banquo's ghost, will not d
Begin a fresh line of success 1
?by seeing some new people, and,
ready seen and who have promisee
YOU WILL NEED TO GATHE
In the latter case your battle is half 1
A thin'line separates success ti
on his chance and made his life 01
look alert, smiling and ready for c
droopy and Indlffrent.
Don't start in this contest with t
'then quit. Be on the move all the
the mood hits you. The tortoise wa
and carried him flying?like some <
eagle soon tired of his burden and
ty.hard. There is a moral to this. E
even if you can't go very high, ther
this day see you in advance of your
ning that is the slowest and most dil
example. Don't stand still, there is
there certainly Is no glory. Work t
It is merely a botch, an abortion.
Don't let anyone tell you. and yc
1,000,000 votes to his credit. This is
out of the contest.
Don't think pnri talk nu?? 4-K.o
decisive step, for some one else t
and has secured that business you s
much time to "think it over."
Don't think you are asking yoi
value received for their mcney.
Don't forget to let people know )
enthusiasm in your every act, and tl
a greater interest in your behalf. I
Don't let any one tell you they i
It paid for several years In advance
can easily find out
Don't forget to go and see the pi
yet; I will step Into the office wher
'home stretch.'" Such people are I
a mental note to see them when th
to reach your "home stretch" btfoi
Don't fall to call on the person w
paid for In advance. We give vot
Don't fail to remember It is thi
in his perseverance who wins In th
Don't forget that opportunities
not slow In going when they see yoi
Don't go out in the day In a hi
trary, knowing you will succeed, no'
maketh the heart sick. If you kno
Don't turn In subscriptions whlc
are old. Our system enables us to c
the voting certificate given to you
Get enthused over your work an
Pure grit is an element of charactei
with an iron grip and to keep the r
North star of his ambition, through e
and tempest, through sleet and rain
due the highest kind of grit, and It i
to the thing he has begun and carrle
made for the temporary place he fi
With this kind of grit as an asset yo
>AROLED PRISONER h'ADE HIS
ESCAPE AFTER BEING CAUGHT
IN AA STORE.
BAST UVBRPOOT,. O., Slay 25.?
lohu Bagiey, a paroled prisoner from
be Moundsvllle penitentiary was
sanght early this morning In the store
>f Elzie Vandlne, and if apprehended
le will be sent over the hiile to West
Vandlne heard a noise in ills store
uvd Investigated. He fought a terrl>le
light with Bagiey, and the alleged
obber had the best of the argument
de then escaped. Ofncers located him.
V warrant for his arrest was served,
de eluded the officers by passing Into
mother room "after his shoes" and
rns not been seen since.
The well known EYE-SlflHT
BE AT THE MARIETTA HOTEL
THUR8DAY, MAY 28TH AND 21
All who have hail failures a:
Slderablo headaches, nervousness,
who wsnt new lenses, Invisible i
and WORK DONE JUST RIGHT,
tire are urged to go to consult h
these dates. WORK QUARANTI
RVIVAL OF THE
FTER THIS WEEK
HATCH THE PAPERS
HE JOB," TO USE A COMMON VEfiWHO
R SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT.
ici are aiding you In this race to 'ay:
alt until to-morrow, perhaps it will be
d better." Suppose you were a coal
it then would you do? Why, you would
igory with those people who say: "I
isagreeable to do anything to-day. No:
o-day, and they will not get ahead of j
It Is dangerous to allow such feel-1
ire wise enouflh to work harder on disellow
r. Don't go to see your friends with
d cheerful, having a look of success,
o-1ay. How? In the only possible way
better, by seeing the ones you have al-j
I to "see you later."
R THESE PROMISES THIS WEEK, j
om failure. Many a person has hit up-.
iccesi simply because he happened to |
pportunities when others appeared
he idea you will work for a time and
time. Do something. Don't wait until
ited until the eagle kindly took him up
jf your friends are now doing?bi't the
dropped the tortoise, bumping him prctle
your own eagle; do your own flying;
i.you won't be dropped. Let the end of
p-sitlon of yesterday. It Is the beglnIfioult.
Watch a railroad train, as an
neither reason nor comfort In It, pnd
hat is not finished Is not work at all?,
iu believe it, that Mr. So-and-So has
j done to frighten you and to keep you
latter for several days before taking the
inS thouaht It Ollt w
- -.v.-, .. J-", pwi .1(1^3,
ih'juld have had, had ycu not took so
ir friends for help; you are giving them ,
,qu are In this contest to win; show this j
icy will become enthused and will take^
are taking the West Virginian and have J
, unless you know It to be a fact. You j
?rion who says: "I am not quite ready
i I am ready, or I will come in on the
:hi ones you are looking for, and make
e "home stretch" is reached. Be sure
re he changes his mind, too.
rho Is now taking the paper and have it
es for back accounts,
one who perseveres and who persists
are never slow In coming and they are
ur indolence and lack of interest.
a|f-hearted manner, but, on the cont
that you "hope to." for hope deferred ,
w you will succeed that settles It. You j
;h are marked new when you know they '
letect this and we will have to change
Be honest with ...in I
...... ?VV? mil Tflfcll I
d exhibit all the grit you can muster.'
r which enables a man to clutch his aim 1
ieedle of his purpbse pointing true to the 1
lunshlne and storm, through hurricane j
. In fact, nothing but death can subJies
struggling. A man of grit sticks
is It throught; he believes he was
lis and no one else can fill it as well,
u can win. DO YOU POSSESS IT?
on Paae Thresh
Funeral of Elza Shaffer.
Funeral services over tho reinnlns
of Mr. Elza Shaffer, who died on Monday
morning, will be held Wednesday
afternoon at two o'clock from tho residence
of Mr. John Fleming. The interment
will be made at the Fleming
dnmetery. The K. of P. Lodge will
have charge of the services.
Mr. Jlames Ralpn Henry and sister,.
Mrs. W. W. Shroyer, were visiting
friends in Grafton Sunday.
! VACUUM CLEANING.
; The Pneumatic Renovating Co.. of
j Greenstourg, Pa., Is 'cere for a snort I
time. Introducing their Vacuum Clean-!
Ing Plant. Any one wishing to see the'
plant In operation may call at Skinner's
Tavern. Information and estlI
mates furnished upon application.
All work guaranteed.
SPECIALIST, DR. KEENER, tylLL
. PARLOR ON WEDNESDAY ?ND
'TH, TO TEST EPES FOR GLASS
net. frauds In this line, who have oonIndigestion,
St. Vitus dance, ell
double focus lenses, NEW STYLES,
are Invited. Students whose S7M
1m. SPECIAL LOW PRICES on
3 p U^TTT lFAIRHOUNI
o I. I V/.va.
| THE BEST VALUES 0
| That must apxwal to ttat
wno are economically j
appreciate correct, dress
half of what you pay otl
offerings at, random for I
A Jk I AFei1 Women's Linen Suite
aL Jtsel's tor $5.00, made In
m | f y proved styleai the ahadi
f white, Copenhagen. 17!
All priced for quick eelllr
Ladies $3 and $4 Hat
After the busiest week of fast sellln
Millinery Department that we have o*[
this season we have found ourself with Hal
two and three o fa kind. Of all we have ga
gather Hats th up to $4.00 and priced 1
at your cholc
Special Lot of Lie '-v-' SI
In Tan, Slack and patent Leather. Wu
to $2.50. There are only 450 pairs In all,
^until sold. Choice for fast selling at ...
POPULARLY KNOWN AS THE CHE/
Exercises Were Oj
The Bamcsville and Fleming schools J
of the Fairmont Independent District "
held joint commencement exenclses
last evenisg in the High School audi- ?^
toriiwn. a large number of people \Jt\
were present for these xcrclses and
Si inrnfrommo r%t miinli " ??"
ried out by the bright classes of boys
ami girls. At the conclusion of the exercises,
th ecomp'.etlng clauses were
presented to Prof. Rosier lor certificates.
Prof. W. A. Crowl, of Fleming r'?'
shool, presented the class from that ?ue <
school, asd Prof. T. C. Muore, present- dying
e<l the Barnsvllle school class. Each Opera
principal spoke of the goad work done foiim
by the completing classes and Prof.
Rosier In a seat speech presented the ^8- d,e'
certificates. Thee class is are now Selmi
ready to enter the High School next ani1 f
year. The following are the young v'vo
peope who were awarded CfrtIdeates: 8
Fleming School?Elmer Edward
Spencer, Walter ballas Spring. John ^ g|
Robert Aultman, Rebecca Meryl Hays, 0[ jj,.
Louise Hlgglnbotham, Gladys ' Pearl )n thc
Tootlunaa, oUly <
Barsesvlllo School?Katliorise Wlnlfred
Schoudt, John Frederick Laugli- c-n,jr
lln, Francis Joseph Hession, Grant Al- the V
bert Fulton, Margaret Ellen Hession, torcht
Clyde Henry Brand, Mary Rosalie Hes-'ln the
si on. them.
High School band. l
Toslght at the High School audito-! F
riinn the High School Baal will give
a concert This organization has been ;
practicing almost constandy for sev- OS!
eral weeks In preparation tor this con- Cartcl
cert and a delightful evening is prom- "e- B
iae<i for all wUio attend this entertain- lv
meet. . i''n? ?'
I Is evi
Mob Of 300 cenillt
LYNCHED NEGRO CONFESSED TO town
CHOKING SMALL WHITE |
GIRL. ' I ~
(By United Press.) I ||f
PINE 11LUFF, Ark May 13.?Lca-;4/V
vltt Davis, aged 25, a negro, was lynch-1 .
ed e- rly to-day by a mob of 200 men. |
Davis confessed he entered the home THAI
of Ainey Holmes, 15, white, Friday, ct
and choked her. He said he was afraid
she would make an outcry while ae
was robbing the house. A mob quietly
formed, took the negro from the an- Can
thorltles and hanged him. unless
i our p
? Found the Bay; |a Kn
Policeman Ross got a message from 08 '2
Morgantown today that Clarence Burt,! An
aged 12 years, would be on train No.'
50, and asked the officer to pot hlic lo '8"
on train No. 771 and send him to Man- jjxi
nlngton.-The boy was In the Morgan- Boye_
town jail last night.
Policeman Ross met the train and
found the boy. Ha was placed on
train No. 71 with a ticket for Mannlngton.
Mrs. Hugh F. Smith is visiting Mrs. F__
Boy Lough, of Morgan town,
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F THE SEASON !
i man or woman 1.;
nclined. and who I
at a saving of a |
iera. Just a fpg j
that usually A A | A fl|
the most M /| X
is are tans, M m |TPV: I
In (he lot.
s at^ $1.65 9
toes and Oxfords I
th $2.00 n n H
IPEST PLACE IN TOWN.
Causes Panic 1
le Child Dead J
Four Others | JM
hild 1b dead and four others are M
as result of s fire at the flesh
i House lest night during the wj
lencement exercises of Mrs;#!
s class tor girls. Nellie MoGenrjr, ^
ton a May Miller, P, will not sur- . S
their Injuries according to phy- la
House when the children's . Vj
ng caught. Flames Jumped from |
lage Into the audience. A class . ;i|i;if
fairy drill and one held by Dor- |S
Jlay Ignited her dress. In -ait Inflames
sprung to tbe okrthos of ;?%
en on either side of her and had
Ictlms soon a mass of hutnan'aj^^B
s. Children knew their
i audience and made a Jump
OUR BURNED TO DEATH.
isiw'b hooie at Eldon n<
titles suspect foal play as there ?
dence that the fire was of In
COMBINE THE HIGHEST EX- $
ILLENCE WITH THE L^Wrices.
You cant It yoqr'boy wlta a
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