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In mmmm wuilt nwiPirn iirmDto xiiMoial, Kilisiods ajid TUAVtflAL l)IVILOf M1IT OF MUWAJI itr. Hates of Subscription: 1 yi?r <1.60x J ntilhi .????#?? ????? 40c. rtj tor all adYertieemeate is do* in ttfrjuaaa mnleea ad venial ng it ran by yearly toilrici, ia which aaae tho ad* wtiNr |*aya ?t?x j three months. A.4vertiaiag 1 iaeh oae time 70o. Haaatlag 00c# Mlitid Ram io Calbi Ben-i for temple Copiee. Mr J. B. Clifford, Editor ft Proprietor Draw* M?, and Bail 'Phone, COKMar tl&aburg, W. Va. IATUKDAY, FEBRUARY 8 1913 King llonelek, of Abyeeioia ia reporud to ba dead again. It ia bat natural for peopla to receive this latest report with a large degree of incredulity, because Menelek Mas been, according to rumor.dead about fire or six timvs in the laat ten year#. Well, if be ia dead, and there can ba each a condition, we will bet be ii a lively corpse, The suffragettes in London, Eng land, ere, aa wo see it, hurting their chances to get what they want. It ia all right to be determined, but for a borde of womea to SM?sh windows, destroy mall, commit aaaaulte, aud cause pandsmoniam to reign ia gen eral, Is going a bit too far. These suffragettes may not view tbings as they ought to at this tine, but ere many more yeara they will see the error of thfir ways. Miie Nannie Burroughs, the great B*p*isl woman, io we ara informed, Ibinke there are too meny Negro actional organization!. We don't, Od the other hand, though, it ie our opinioD that the one* which we do have, are too inactive. That's the trooble, and at we eee it, that ie all there ie to it. If we had five hoidred hearty and active organizations, they coold all find work to do, beoeme we are ten or fifteen million strong, and are in continual need of having our affaire properly looked after. While the great and powerful United States government ie doing eo rnocb inveaiigatiag theee dave, it would be a fine thing for it to take a wh?ck at tke Pullman Company, aid make inquiry ai to why that fabn lonely rich oonoern don't pay it# poor overworked and half starved Negro portere living wagei? For, it ie h ehimefal and incontrovertible fact tbat these faithful servants are only enabled to live through the gpDorojity of the traveling pnblio, Tbsre is one thing certain, and tbaiis.Hon. Woodrow Wilson ie an ad? pi t\> keeping bit own confidtcca with regard to bis Cabinet appoiat menfs This abowa wiadom, for, if the ptopl* of the United Slake# were trtmful enough of him to give biro the bigheet office within their power, it is quite probable that be bee a sufficient anaouot; of judgmeat to select men who will be real aida to him in carrying oa tba afTaire of this grvat goyerament duriag the four years be is to reside in Wesh iogton. The Weal Virgiaia L'gislatare is bup? oa we go to prose balloting far a United States Senator. So far, though, ro one has bssn so lacky as to carry off the Senatorial toga, but ere eome one it eleoted, we hops there will be no disgraceful deadlock, aad all the ridlculoue features thai go with it. Well, the soloae had batter make good of this opportunity to be in the public eye, because, unta*}* el) signs fail, foolinhn?s3 in conn-ctior with the cenycnln^ of ti c Wp*: Virginia Legiirlftiure bids ft ',1 f be % ViivCj r* ? The armistice bat bteo terminated between the Balkan Stated acd tbe Turks, and tks war goes merrily on. Say what joq will or may, while outnumbered, tba Turks ara making a grim reatstance wbicb baa cbam piooad Iba world'e admiration. Yoa can malign tba old Turk all you want lo, bul ba ia a born fishier, and if you don't think so, wby juat ask tbe Alliaa. It is newspaper guaaip that Got. Wilson fcae decided to retain the Negro employeea of tbe Wbita lioaaa. This may be ao, and it m?y not. but It ia sura guesting that the worthies referred to above, waat to remain right were they are. And wo don't blame tliem either, becauee the salaries they are paid, look very good to the average wage earner who gets one dollar and a half day, OQt of which baa to cornc his daily board bill. Woman is playing an important part in educational work in thio country, a fact easily evidenced by tbe news accoont, appearing alee whnc in these colamue, which w&b preparod by the United StateeBu rean of Edacation. This ia torao wh*t, anrprising, possibly to the average mind, but it means, to tbe person who carefully acrutinizea ! matters, that women, in probably s large measure, are bet'.or adapted to educational uplift than men. Tbis is no new condition either, bntis one of many years standing. Of courae ibera are plenty of men with excep tional ability aa educators, bat in tbis day women seem to outstrip them, and unlesa they bcetir them selves, tbe gentler sex will eoon have them oa tbe dervd ran aa regards matters educational. Tbe governor of Vermont baa ve? toed a bill which was enaotad far the purposa of sterilizing criminals, iniana snbjeots, physically dtfioient pcrsoas and undesirables gsnerally. Opinion is divided aa to the wisdom of Ihe governor in doiDg as be did. some siding with him and others against bin. If we bad any reconrae in tha matter, oar plan would kavo been to let tba bill become effective, Bid tbia been done, Vermont wonld go oo record aa tbe moat progressive state in tbe Union, and ber praiees would havo been sang from oceaa to ocean. Sterilization for all tbe low* er strata of bnmanity is boond to come, and no matter what hindrance! now seem to be in its way, as sore ss tbe inn shines, it it an actual event onlity. And whtn it does bsoome legal everywhere, watch bow tbe bnman race will grow, prosper and become more powerful than it has over been before, Oongresamm Koddea berry, tbe celebrated Georgia cracker congress man, bas had another one of those periodical attaoks of Negrophobia for wbioh he ie famons. Ttiia time he is enraged beoauee a Hegro mar ried a white girl in Chioago. As a r90ult of bis rage, this Southern bluffer and bally aired himsslf to suob an extent in Congress the other day that he both amused and die gnsted kit colleagues with bis sense less rantinga. Such a creature as Roddsnberry bas clearly proven that he is, is an unwartby representative of the State from wbioh he comes, and a veritable disgraoa to tbe coun try whiob numbers bim among i<t> possessions. When this hypocritical old rasoal is showing bis apparent hatred for colored people, and prat ing abont intermarriage, mitcegena Hon and other matters over wbicfe he becomes ^righteously indignant," toroebody on gbt to op and ask bim about tbe millions of mnlattoes wno inhabit tbe South, end for whose presenoe tbtre, nine times out of ;en, just euoh old rip roaring f?rcoB Koddenberry has abown himself to be, ore responsible. ? O (5onci??t.pr<cy tbnn ?r? i jfc-wfr'I" hut iboi knows Uir niox. e-J ^3rt/ ?vp-\ | Genera) Rosalie Jones, the noted suffragette, will lead a parade of womea toffrjigigti in Washington, on Monday, March 3rd, tbe day before Ibe i&aaguratiea. This parade bids fair 10 be the greatest ia which woman hav? participated eince the establishment of lb ia lUpablio, and ia doobtlesi proposed for tbo porpoee of abowing tc whet an extent tbe struggle for woman suffrage bas progressed. While we are not an exponent of volts far wcintn, we are, never tbe less, open to convio:ica, and can readily appreciate any affair wbiob gives premiss of being well naanagcd.tberefors we wish Ibe girls, old maids sod madams all Ibe pleas ure, and whatever else tbey get out ef tbe march tbey iatsnd to make in tbe Capitol of tbe Nation. Of one thing we are snre, and thai is, tbe method of the American eoffragettee ia vastly superior to thai of thair Ecgiich sia'ers. 0.1 our from ptge we pmbliah ia article which wee taken from lhe Morgantowo Post ObronicU Indus trial Supplement. I; treats of Mr, John H. Hunt, that city's wholesale and retail loa cream manufacturer, and clearly ahowB bow highly ha la esteemed by his fellow townsmen* Ia addition to the write up of which mention is made above, fine views of Mr. Hunt's handsome home qd'J his capacious ice cream factory meet tbe gaze of those who art permitted to see tbe Chronicle supplement All that Is said of Mr. Hunt bears j careful invastlgatioa, and it gives ae pleasure to ssy tbal bo fiaer maa iban he is to bo found anywuere. It has been our privilege to |know him for upwards of twenty years, and daring all of that time wo have never kaown him to ehirk his duty, or be Mee to * friend. It is a pleasure to know a man of bis many fins parts, asd well might West Viruinia, Mo nongalia County and Morgaatows be proud of tbe faet that tbey can number him as their own. His praise eonld be sting indefinitely, but we will reach a cooelusion, and eay more power to John IT- Bust. A MESSAGE TO MINISTERS. Dr. Gonieulus, ia a message to tbe miniiters as tbsy began their full work, spoke of tbe impression mode open him by tbe Scorch end Scotch English preachers daring tbe past oramer, Tbey insist on reality, he aid; they preaob a real message to eal men and womsn. They do not kink it enough to master a subjeot ntelleotoo Hy. critically, and histori cally, from tbe soholar's etandpoint Studente tbay are, but with tbem a meeaage most be a part of tbeir life. t most have tbe quality, tbe flavor or tbe passion, of an experience. If tbay talk aboot temptation end da ivsrance from it, tbe message most have in it tbe value ef a deliverance abiob tbey bate felt. If Ibey die cob? tbe forgiveness of Bin, it most be no mere theory or docirioe, but ?.be joy of a forgiveness wbicb tbey have known. So through all tbeir sermons, tbe bead, or key, is mora than an intellectual discovery, it is something else* And this ie tbe message wbicb I want to givo to tbe pastors of tbr day. Preachers mos# experience tbe troth wbicb tbey proclaim. Tbey cannot go into tbeir etudiee ?nd bont truibs or ideas out of books, and tbea go and proolaim tbem Si-o ond bund 10 tbair people and expect great resells. Eiperienoe caoooi be borrowed, end witboot it a sermon ie only a second-band #ffur. We can sot have renewed streogtb in ths pulpit until we have men who have realized in themselves tbe value of what tbey are proclaiming. I do not ?ay that we do aot already have many such mea, but wbat I rhy j?, tboi we have more of tbem toil more of it. A lot of people are re*tles? und ? V>. I i -.s .'-i -i ' lu' ' ; * gri what torj wbo( bj opitttiDg wosl i?. Everything u to b? dooe frcou tbe ootsidf, notbiag from tbt loud# of bouuo natore. Tfc? all important duty of ibe miniater of tbe preetni d?y id (o tbow (be people tbk( the only ??tiifaotory and per manent way of improvement is thioa^ba transform* d bumaoily." ? Urbpho in Tr?e A iv?ncf. CAPABLE MAN ON THE .JOB. RIm of Ql Dabayo Agbobi mm Civil tn* flineor at Lagos. I >ngos, West Africa. ? O. Debayo Agbebl, a young African gentlemtu* who was graduated In 1011 with hlgfr honors from the University of Bir mingham, England, as a civil engineer, bos been singularly honored by the British government with an appoint ment as a native assistant engineer In the public works department at Lagos, ."West Africa, at a sulary of ?250 per year, with a rising by annual incre ments of ?10 to ?250 per year without Quartern. Mr. Agbebl was highly indorsed fox position by leading firm# In BIT* a. jDEBArO A<*GKBX. cxtnghnm and Stafford by whom he bad been employed as a carb engineer. Ond of bis indomoroents reads as follow#; Moearn. W. J. "Whlttall A Bon, Lancaster BtreeL Birmingham. July t, 1014. W? be? to say that Mr. O. Debayo Ajp? toebi. who came to us from Birmingham university, was engaged oa engineer (for alx months) to supervise the steel work eonstructlon of the new carbon works and preas shops at tho General Electric com pany, Wltton; tho oxtenalon of engineer Ing works for the Armorduct company, Wltton; new cellarage and extension of bottling stores at Messrs. AnsellB' brew ery, Aston; also the now factory for Messr*. Canning company; extension of Messrs. Ward's factory with re-enforced eon ere to floors, etc.; extension of Moesra A. A F. Parks' works over canal, eta., to Dartmouth street, with ro-enforced oon? Crete bridge. The total cost of the** work* exceed ?30,000. Mr. Agbebl gavo every satisfaction both to ourselves and to the onglneera and ar chitects concernod La the various work* Ha left ua at tho end of April to go to the public works department of the Blrmin^ bam corporation. Mr. Agbebi compiled * list of calculations of re-enforced concrete which we found most useful. W. J. WII ITT ALL A BOlf. I>et tho black boys of American take fresb hope, aim high and hit the mark as tilts young African yet In his teens has done. These tho men to whom Africa Is looking to hasten tho cominf of a bottcr and a brighter day. Mr. Agbebi will be located at Lagots, ?n the weet count, and will enter upon duties in January. FRAVELIN3 MEN FOR W00DR0W WILSON. He Ha# o Reoord of Making Good Hfai Promisee to Voter*. The troTeUng man Js a Ttvs wir*. Traveling men are derided factor** In molding public eentlinent. No other clnHs of men come in more forceful contact with tho nctnal condi tion of the high cost of living without n corresponding Increase in salaries. The traveling men need Governor Wilson for their president because his record I* that of making good promises ornl then lionecfly fulfilling them. For cl^'>riinrr/l v ino <*nf? pressing elothrp. V. r 0. ^. C'?rf1nrr bno onp of fiu'bpp' r.n?fi q nr,.| the finest pnn^in!1'^'' wr>rV 'irv ' n/? K|)#> c*i ? r ^ nrQo ) r ?? * r<'? r f ? .? ? WANTS TO BE 160. Uncle Natbsn Adkine, of Dorothy*, who, if ha li?e? until Jobs 15, will be 108 years of age end who ia bow ? bedding bit Ibird set of taatb, bat ad ambition (? lift nntil bo ia 150*' years old. Despite bit great age, lha old me*' ia as iprj a* maaj of 50 or 55 j?ari* He marokee s?ery day to the naioB. commissary and draws bis daily rations. Mrs, Adkins, tbs thirds accompsnies bim.but ba walks with* out assistance and carries ti>? oI food borne wilb bim. K eonoa morning, bis was lbs first ballot 1b ibe box, and be pradioisd Wilsoa'i election by a tremendous majority. He kas a fatal reeollsoiioo of lbs war of 1812, snd is as seen as a briar on,e?ents along in 1820 and 1835. He considered William Hcbv. ry Harrison lbs grsalest men lbl9* country s?er produced. Talking wilb a frisnd ba aeid? "1 naye always used tobacoo in aows form or other, and ba?e not sua* taintd any injury therefrom, bni I. do not allribnta my graai age an& strength to Ibal. I tbink my long, and bssltbfnl lifs baa bean dua mors (0 continual sxsrcias thac* anything, ?lee" Every day, rain or shine, "UboIb Nathan," and ? pack of fox honndt* ramble OTsr tbe bills for an hour or two, afier wbicb a rub down in olivo oil is laksn, and a few Ugh! gf mnaa* tics follow. "1 expect lo lite at least 150 jears," bo eeyo, ?'and 1 am doing in/ part to preserve myself." WOMEN IN THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS. How wobiq have advanced froaa thfa cdacatlooal ranks to the highest admiaiairatiTe poeilione la U? pub lic schools is inttrsslingly raresls& in fi^uree Jusi compiled bj U? Ust ud Stales Bureaa of Edscavioa, Four Stales?Colorado, Idaho, Wash ing ton and Yf jomiag ha?s voast at> iba bead or Ibeir tttale aobool sys tems, aad Ibete ars now 495 wobis county superintendents in lbs Ual* tsd SuUi, nesrlj double lb* a u si bar of tea jcara ago. la aoino Skates wooib appsar to have alnoet a monoply of lbs higher poaitioos in lbs public? school sys tem. Wyoming baa a wocaan Stake eopeiiQlendem; lbs dtps!/ State auperioteudant is a woaao; and of: ite luurveea countiea in the Slats, all. but one are directed educationally by women. In Moctana, wbaro lbars are thirty counliee, only ons man la. rtporled a* holding Iba positloa ft couuvy superintendent. Tug increaae in lbs aumbsr of nomen county vupsrintsadsals la rnusv conspicuous in lbs Weal, bat ia not coufiaoti to that atCiion. New York report* 42 woman "district fuptiiutobdeats," ae againat lSfc. 1 ecUool commiisionere" in 1900* Otbor Sta;ee ahowiog marked in* cr?aae9 ?ra?Iowa, from 13 la 1900^ to 44 id 1912; K*n?ae, from 26 ia 1900 to 49 m 1912, >iebraaka, I ran 10 to 42 In lbs same period; Notlb. D.kota Iroa* 10 lo 24; Oklahoma, X. vo 14. In only two Statss la a de oro*oe reported?Tennoaass kad 9 ia 1900 eod oDly 5 in 1912, and Utsfc, baa one lsaa tban a decade ago. > o better offer to farmer*, aad gardners coula be made. Anj and every one who will send one dollar and fifty cents to th& Pioneer Press will not only get. it for a year, but also two hun* dred and fifty first class cold? framed and guaranteed frost proof cabbage plants free. They are grown by that well known firm, Wm. G. Geraty Co* of 8outh Carolina, The sub scriber to pay mail charges? only * IVw ?i.ditor.