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FMDAY. JAM AH V 27. 11121.
M. C. HKACKMAN, Editor.
JESS L. 1IEHN, Associate Editor.
11KK.N cV HllAt'KMAX,
Owners ami Publishers.
One of the most unique political
campaigns ill history will In* fougilt
out in tin* second Oklahoma tl istrift
lU'xt fall. Alice Mary Hobetison,
lom* member of Congress, who. tl?%
spite her opposition to woman sult
rage .was the second of her st'\ to
he honored with a seal in tiie House
of Hcpresentatives, Ikis announced
thai she will he a candidate for re
election. And Miss Itoberslon. who
has consistently ;i I i ?*n t*?l herself with
the conservative ltepubliean "roup
in the house. has surprised and dis
mayed certain of the feminist lead
ers by her refusal upon several oc
casions to support legislation for
which the\ were lobbying.
Miss Hobertson's campaign. '.here
fore. will he unitpie in thai it will
find the women, who are organized
iniiler the national woman's party,
opposing the re-election of one of
thuir own self, because she declined
submit to the dictation of their or
{jan iza ton and voted against the en
actment of a number of its favored
measures, including the matcrnitv
The woman representative from
?the second Oklahoma district poss
esses one of the most plea-ing and
interesting personalities in Congress
She is sixtvreight years old asd dot's
not mind admitting it. quiet, mother
Iy, yet thcroughly business-like in
manner.. There is nothing of the so
called "new woman" about her. and
?die holds that the modern woman
is not doing as much for the nation
:us te older mothers who are dis
tinctively home-makers.
Friday, February 10th, at Hunt
ington is the date and place fixed
for the meeting of 'the Democratic
State Executive Committee, and the
associate executive committee com
ixrbing women leaders of the party,
according to announcement made i
recently by H. F. Dunlap. of Hi ntoii . i
State Chairman.
Cordell Hull, of Tennessee, Demo
crtic National Chairman. will be the
principal speaker. An invitation
has been extended to John \Y. Davis
former Ambassador to England, to
attend and make an address.
On the eve of another political
campaign, when the old parties will
match arms in a battle for suprem
acy in selecting reprcsestalives in
legisltive bodies of state and tuition
the meeting is intended. Chairman
Dunlap says: "To inspire the Dem
ocratic lenders in I he State and
point out the wonderful chances for
victory :n the general election next
i here will be a business meeting
of tiie committee in the afternoon
at 2 o'clock and in the evening there
will be, a banquet, at which editors
of Democratic newspapers of the
SUil e will be guests and at which the
speech, making will take place.
Mr. Bryan, according to informa
tion obtained from the Commoner
l*-fore hi* It'll the Stall*, will enter
the Florida Democratic primary in
August against Senator Park Iram
iih'I I . the Democratic encumbent,
who is completing his . first term
an<l is expected to beeoiue a candi
date tor re-eleelion. /Beports re
ceived from a reliable informant in
Florida utate that there already is a
well-or^ani/ed movement in that
State behind llu* Bryan -candidacy,
which apparently originated in Jack
gonvillc, and that the supporters of
the former Nebraska!! express confi
dence that he will defeat Senator
Tnunmell in the primary. Immcdi
jrtely prior to his election to the
I'nitcd States Senate. Mr. Trammel!
completed a term as Cioveriu?r of
If Mr. Bryan enters the campaign
against Senator Tranunell. il is ex
pected that he will make ;i personal
speaking tour of the entire Shite. c<>
ang into evi ry counly from Tallahas
see to Miami, and in lliis respect, he
will duplicate the extensive cam
paign tactics of Sidney J. Calls, who
w?s elected (iovernor of Florida
aboul six years ago. following a can
vas which extended into every sec
Lion of the peninsula Stale.
If the above be true and if suc
cessful, Mr. Bryan will be an asset
io the whole country in the Senate.
An indirect attempt to abolish
civil corvicc examinations for post
masters was defeated. 73 to 28, Mon
thly tin the House, which by that
vote rejeced an amendment by Bcp
resenttftive Boach, Bcpuhlican, of
Missouri, to the independent officers
appro]) ri-itt ion bill, striking out a
$75,000 provision for |)aying the ex
penses of such examinations during
the coming fiscal year. Members
voting for the amendment in a num
ber of cases declared thc\ had been
embarrassed in Iheir district, bc
couse of civil .service reslriclions in
the naming of postmasters.
(let rid of that nervous, fretful
feeling. Brace up. l ake Tanlac and
\oii will look vver\bod> in the face
Wiilh a smile. Soid at The l.ewis
burg Drug Store.
; l landed in cit>. '? whir!1 I had
' neve r set foot before. seven \ ;
j^H-k in tin. eve ning My train woi ml
: leave at eleven. An all-night i idi
was before me and as the V ]
almost due north, and ?'> / * 11 V;
lion near the Canadian horde. ?l.
prospect was not in eve; > *??>
I pi,-:, sin*. tor vvl.iU- tl.c shoc-ls ?.u
tilled with mm-w and p.?-> m
U-nlt. it had commenced to ? j
?>.(;> iii. a line sifting smw. that null
iia ,.arlioially as i> f." . V"' !.
th." sitlcwalk sli|>l>i'r> ami
! tiresome, if not danger<rti>. 1 tlul ^
i'd my iKiggage in the s a io ? .
quired for a hotel. ami was *"l*'"r
four squares to it. rat.ior gmgi i ? *
musing upon what a joy I.1!
to take a meal in a well-lighted. v >.u
fortable dining room, read toe e.i n
!?? papers and listen to the on;!u --
tral music. Passing a Iheatir. \\ in . l
heralded in glaring electric li U *
the announcement that the
i Minister" was the attraction. t.je
(resolution was suddenly formed ?
I see it ? eertainty a good way o
i while away an evening. hron^s
of fcovs and girls, young men and
I young women, were gathered m
i front of and going into a gaujld>
i decorated ??movie" almost next dooi
and 1 paused to watch the gay. c.oJsy
almost riotous crowd. A Salvation
i Army ('aptain was standing on the
1 curh. waiting apparently, for a
j chance to cros-< to the other side or
the street. Pausing by his side In
! politely answered my question as to
' the direction of lac vought-fo" hotel
(and then, to my great surprise. ':n a
i questioning way called my name.
I Yes, 1 remembered his several visits
land the business 1 hail with h:m.
IHriellv he told of his work there.
.Would I go with him to hadquart
! er.s. to their missions or quartcis.
I where they were earing for sonic or
lithe human derelicts of the citj .
! would if he would partake of a meat ,
with me first, lie did and thus in
stead of returning to the thcate. to
'see mimicry and make-believe I
?went out into the night and made
I the rounds with the qniot. kindly
I man whose life is being spent m
helping to care for and rescue the
I fallen and the helpless, hopeless,
I victims of chance or of thear snv>.
?There was no pretense in those
I places, but real tragedies of tin
I heartrendcring kind. There were
'old men. young .men. old women
land girls, without shelter or homvs. ,
I packed un out of the alleys and tak- 1
ion from dark hallways. Others
| came seeking the aid of the organi-j
'?zation. seeking a howl of hot soup j
land a cot upon which to rest and j
j pass that dismal, stormy night. Vac ,
! stories that came from seme of |
l-Vioso lips. Some were untrue, no i
I doubt, but nowhere in fiction is j
there umy that would reach tne
'.heart or torture the soul as would
some of those tales when falling!
1 from "the fevered lip of their authors
For three hours 1 lived in that world
of poverty, of wn tchedncss. of >or
row. with i nterc -t divided between
j listening to the stories of fallen lui- 1
? man My and w atching the comfort- j
I ers who were not only earryng to
I those human wrecks a word of com- ,
fo: t. a word of hope, but also taking]
| to them food and pro"'ding lodgi.ig.
; In several ca-es arrangements were;
made to communicate with far-away
| friends and those destitute ones,
? would be sent back to their kin.
( Finally I was in my berth and i
j the long train w as creeping on! oJ j
I the lighted eit> into the wintry
j night. '1'iie faces? pin -lied and
'drawn? of tne unfortunates, seemed
| to peer at me between the curtains
land frightened sleep away. Hut then
| canie the thought that most of tho>e
j I had seen had come to their pres
ent plight through ' their own im
| providence or disobedience of the
j law, human and divine, and that
while that picture was dark and
! terrible, apposed to it was the otaer
jone of unostentatious men ami wo- j
| men giving up their lives to save
(those who had fallen or who had
i plunged themselves into the gutter,
j Drifting finally into sleep this other
I thought was uppcnno.v'.. "In all the ,
j world there is nothing so glorious
] a service t ? oar fellows. j
John ./. (UtviuvcU. \
Tit c a.?ove i 1 1 usl rates the condi- i
li. n n! 1 ! it* world. Service lo hll
jmunitx mtvih' lo our fellowman.
lint liiis service should begin before I
ihuiuanily reaches llu' conditions j
j above sit on!. 1 hesc people broke
j I he l.iw. "human and divine." How
; to prevent i?iM>ple from breaking t
I these laws is the question. It is j
] education? education and a law
, well enforced that w ill compel
| everyone in every pavilion of life lo
? dilligcntly work and keep busy on
i some useful job. One of the great
! est eu:\se, of society is idleness.
Theix* can be no distinction in thi*.
It docs not matter whether one be
' r'ic.h or j>oor, -to be idle is a curse ?
n -damnation.
What we need is every body at ]
I work. The individual who can be
I consent and happy while spending1
j time in idleness needs to be educat- ;
I ed ? -he needs it badly. The idle in
dividual is a detriment to jociety. !
We have the e.ight hour law on our |
statute books. 1| is no doubt a good
j law. To make il really elective it
'needs to he supplemented with an
[educational feature. Kvcry man or!
| woman who works only eight hours'
;a day should In- compelled to spend
jat least four of the remaining six
teen in luird study. Something that
would render them more eUieicnt
and that would make them belter
land more intelligent citizens. This'
|sh?:'.ild apply to all people of it 1 i
[classe. with r.-> tiist'nction.
; In a nation wmiv Slit* people rule
{there must be a people who dilh
j gently work and a people who are
j intelligent. ami competent to he t !?**
| .'si j. lie -: order of citizensiiip. The
I man <>r woman who is down needs
: t:? he taken care of; lilt the people
j who ean arrive at a service that will
provide work for everyone, and
| then see that everyone is at work
ami slrixing t<> !>?? an intelligent
, citizen. will be rcndeiing a service
i indeed? a serviee of a kind and or
[which sociel> is in real need.
Not so many > cars ago Toni llee.l
i was Sneaks.:* of the Mou e oi,Hcpre
I sen !a lives. A I >ein?>cra!ic mem'u'i*
criticises! the appropriation hili
pending because i! \va> unprceedc:'.
I\ la rge? -can* ying a. i! did. a I ? i 1 -
lis 11 dollars. Heed, in his ?cau.dic
>!\Ic. replied: "This is a billion
dollar country."
That was about the period of tiie
passing of the old days the econo
mic days, in public and private
life- the da> .?? when 'the per eaplla
i circulation was about s 1 It is now
sa.'t. bavin# fallen from during
the past year.
This is the day of hi# figures, big
faxes, big values. It is the bailahoo
period of American life where those
who do not ride in au'omcbiles
want to and arc hoping to.
I "or in ???!;' "ire ng comes i lenry
Ford ami says he has a bank ac
cout of si I.S.OOO.OOO; that he paid
$70,000,000 income lax last year;
iiirt his pay roll is ?.">00,000 daily,'
and lie uses up sTaO.nOO of material
daily. And he is making a 'thing'
unknown and engaged in a business
thought of a score d years ago.
Now come the State Tax (lo.n
missioncr. who. tells us that public .
school expend rlure.v in West Vir-'
ginia doubled the last two years.!
In 1018 the amount levied for local
school purposes in our State was I
$8.3011,000. In 1 020 it w;r .Sl.~i.K2U.-l
These are "Big League" days all
right, when it comes to taxes, ex
penditures 4111(1 figures, ("an we i
keep it up?
That is -the que.-lion. ? Hampshire '
Senator Kenyon is showing some |
of the qualities of Hoosevelt in can- ?
eeling his engageincnt to .speak, a I a I
banquet, oil the subject of McKinley !
on the ground that Senator Willis,
! who invited him t.> speak, voted t.> j
seat Newberry, and ?! h e In wan ctuld
not do justice to M:*Kinley wit r.uit
sayig things thrt might rullle the
! feelings of his host. Senator Ken-'
yon explained that he has a 1 i x lm i
purpose discuss the Nrwberry ca.-.e :
[in every speech Hi::! lie makes this
j year. Kvcry good person who ap
preciates the deadly danger to thi ; |
; republic in the u?.e of money in pol
jitics must commend 'I he courage and
i the lofty purpose of Se-nats r Ken- 1
yon. lie is not using "weasel j
wo"ds," but strong Knglish. in his
discussion of the cap-sncaf of Si r.:i
| torial cowardice and .'!::>:n?. He
I goes further ml re'. tikes by his aci
jion the dishonor and the weakness'
I implied in condemning, as danger
ous to the republic and humiliating
to the Seate. the nitlnad-- used la1
jeleel Newberry. and in the v. ne 1
resolution and by the s;>;nc avl. giv- i
i.ing him the seat.
I In siio: t. Senator Ke;:;.c:i pro- ,
J poses to square h i - cor. duel by his!
j speech and vole. It requires r vo:ig ?
character to defy the inllueiv. es th;:t
presidential power and caucu;
forces can hurl against a legislator,
'flic power of organised political
forces, entrenched in power, fairly
made a , monkey of Senator Willis.
The promptings of duty and pat- ;
riolbm were virile when he advised .
Newberry to meet the issue or re
>ign and "no't wait to be kicked |
out." Dul t ne coward appeared
when lie offered his apologizing j
amendment in the attempt to relieve
his eon?-rieivco for .surrendering to
the political forces that Kenyan de
lied. It lias come to Ke.nyon's
course or a disgraceful confession
that chiirclics, religion, manhood
all the forces of good ?are power
lers to s.!cm the tide of conniption.
Men who corrupt the elactorate
must nol reap the benefits of their
crime.. Those who uphold them
must feel the scorn and contempt of
those who are .sincerely against the
practice. The voters must defeat
those who buy nominations and un
seat those who corrupt elections.
'Hie c mm try is on the downward
road ami tin* honest young man ??f !
mot lt r if means is witnout nope. unl
le.ss tin' strong arm of tin' hiw mid [
tlif heavy heel ot publiv contemn, it I
conic down upon the%e destroyers J
of till' vcrv foundation of the rcpub- i
Jlic. Clmrh-ston (iuzetlc.
No matter to what partx they lie
! long. iiu'ii of the backbone of Sena
tor Kinvi ii are needed in ollice.
I '
j Our jsOotl iriend. the editor ?>f the
l'a> e.te Journal, is making nuieh to
<!.? tiver the tn^li price that Liberty
j Bonds are bringing on tin- market
..{ Ihe present time, and he iN giving
: tiie Harding Administration eredit
for it. The Harding Administration
has nothing :?! all lo do w ? t ! i the in
ere^e t>f tiie price of I. ihe: !\ Bonds,
i h.' faet is this when Liberty
: Bi nds were down in price New
York bankers and lnokers wen1 buy
; ing Liberty Bonds. Then the inter*
' est rates on :< 1 1 commercial paper
| were forced up. Now these New
York Banks ;.nd br??kers are selling
! Liberty Bond*. and Ihe intere t on
? commcrcial oaper is down. It is
'merely a matter of controlling the
market for benefits. All who did
not sell their bonds are fortunate.
I Tiie Wilson Administration urged
everyone to not sell their bonds. It
further urged Congress ' to take
action lo xtahl i/.e Ihe market of
; l oads. hnt il was a Mepnblicn Con
I gress and it would take no action in
the metier. Practically every bond
I yet in the hands of t!ic people will
?lie held by them. When the market
' for the purchase of bonds was prue
, tically closed to the New York peo
ple. the price went up end Ihcy be
gan to sell .
Toe whole of this is a manipula
jticn on the part of speculators. Tin*
, jieoole whe yet have their bonds
|ar.' . foi'.rnr.le. They owe nothing
i to the Ad:ninis''.n 'ion. It is go oil
; luck to them ami bad luck to the
i fellow who sold.
| Tan lac is a splendid tonic and
I system purifier, now selling at the
rate of almost ten million bottles a
year. The Lewbburg Drug Store.
I The account of T. W. Shields. Ad
ministrator of the estate of .1. S.
| Mays is before mi* for settlement.
1 This the 20th day of .1 .Miliary,
Commissioner of Accounts.
Cl.NK ASTjHAY.? 2 three-year-old
steers. oee red with white face with
crop oil' of lefl tar and split in saint*
wltii split in rght ear and <a round
1 lit ton tag n right ear if lag hasn't
been lost -out. The other * leer, red
witli .spot in forehead. May be a
5 little o'.hrr while on him. Car marks
? mii? as other steer. .1. OSCAH Nl'T
:TKB, Ni?'.lcr\ ille, W. Ya.
i 1 will on the Till day of Ktrbi: iry.
; i '.122, or rs soon thererfter a; the
.Court may hear my petition, a.iply
to the (Circuit Court of (irernhrer
County fir license to carry a pilol.
?; provided by the State ??*.:?! lite gov
;crr.:.ng ? nr.*. My residence is Lewis
hurt;. W. Ya.. my occupation is that
of Public lie; ! tb. Nurse.
The partnership heretofore exasl
ing between C. 1). Mc Clung and \Y.
K. Burns. doing business as the
Meadow River Feed and Hardware
Co., is hereby dissolved by mutual
consent. C. 1). McClung becoming the
sole owner of the business, assum
ing all obligations, and lo whom ali
debts become payable." The busi
ness will continue at the same place,
under Ihe same name, and along the
same Lines ap. formerly.
Signed :
j C. 1). McCLl'NC.
W. k. PL" HNS.
Accountants ami Auditors.
Income Tax Hcturns.
IVc Specialize in
1 and
S Y ST CM AT I Z! N ( i
Otiices 307, 308 and 3051,
Blair Huilding,
Box I. {3. Phone 38.").
iuicki.E v. \v. V/t.
We have just received a complete
embracing all styles, and sizes and
Can give you a perfect fit.
The Lewisburg Drug Store,
"ON the CORNER."
The Rexall Store,
In Choosing a Bank
you naturally look for the one
where your banking needs will be
met promptly, efficiently and
You want a Bank whose officers
are sympathetic business associ
ates in every sense of the word.
This Institution fulfils all of thes^
requirements. Our depositors
are more than customers; they
are our associates ? our friends.
Bank of Lewisburg
Now is the time of year to think about Heating your Home thj
The Ideal- Areola Boiler has revolutionized the warming of smj
buildings, for it places the wonderful comfort and
fuel cconomy of
Hot Water Heating
within the reach of owners of cellarless l?ungalows, small city ar-j
farm Cottages, one-story Stores and Ofliee buildings, s mall i
country School-houses, country Resort-Cottages, small
Churches and Chapels, Garages, etc. In its
neat, compact, and low-priced
form, the
Ideal-Arcola Boiler
oilers the solution of a long cherished aim ? to give every md..
building owner and tenant the joy and economy ol ample, clean!'
healthful, coal-saving hot water radiator warmth, with free
dom from lire risk. All rooms are kept uniformly,
genially warm, at night as well as through the coldest
day. High winds cannot arrest nor chilling cold
oll'set its ample llow of warmth.
Come in and let us explain this wonderful Hot Water Ileatin;
riant to you. The day of the big, clumsy heating plant
is over.
Also don't forget our L'lumbing Depart mi nt.
Farmers' Supply Co.,
Lewisburg, West Va.
Hot Hot
Drinks Drinks
Parkers' Drug Store.
' Lewisburg, West Virginia.
Prescriptions Our Specialty
The Store of Quality.
Cigars, Soda, Finest
Wiley's Candies
and various otfier items not mentioned because ol
limited space.
Hot Hot
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