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^ ^ "Ml *,,5"l,a II L.IUII I r |tl|hpr0^b sclcgtrtin. ?? i p| Deuoted to praotiaal Information, gome Hews< Pure polities, and the Development of West Virginia's Resources 1 " ? ? ' ? , . ? ? ''"M t'-"'' ' - ' ' ' ' ' : . V0L. XXXII.?NO. 13. CLARKSBURG, W. VA., FEBRUARY 10, 1893 WHOLE NO. 15< \ FALSE lover. jetty Daisy Uhler Takes Rough on Rats. SAD ENDING TO A LOVE Wr_"norj Me with My Enr?ire mtnt RlnK," her last word*. ??Mother, I have taken -rough , rats' and am dying. Bury me jth my engagement ring upon iv finger." These were they dying words (Miss Daisy L. Uhler, abeauti il young woman of twenty-one jars, who committed suicide ?count of unrequited love, at tiebton.near Mount Hope.at an uly hour Tuesday morning, or many days the young woman id brooded over the estrange #nt between her and the man hose engagement ring she ore, and to one of her relatives lesaid, a few days ago, that if er troubles did not end she onld take her life. The man in lestion is William T. Childs, 5ed about twenty-four years, a irpenter by trade. Miss Daisy Uhler was the old stdaughter of a family of three iris and six boys. Her father Nicholas Uhler. a section boss mho Western Maryland Rail ed. Daisy was a girl who made iends wherever she went, and, ishe budded into womanhood, ithered about her a large circle [admiring acquaintances. She u endowed with' a pretty face, i attractive physique, and had charming personality. Her BetlDg with " Childs and the bnble that caused her death is >14 by her mother in the follow ig way: "About a year ago Daisy met hilds. and a mutual attachment nsued. They seemed to admire ich other very much, and some looths ago Daisy came to me od said that she was engaged, id would be married on March Ih.so she and her husband could 0 to Washington to attend the uugural ceremonies. She bowed me a ring that bore the litials, -VV. T. C. to D. L. U.' sanctioned the match, and every ling progressed smoothly until ie lattei part of December, when hilds ceased his visits. "The last time she saw him as last night,, when she hailed im from our porch while he was ?his way home. They talked >r fully a half hour, and while he told Childs that SHE WOULD KILL HERSELF, did not notice anything unusual 1 her conduct up to the time I ent to bed." It was while the others slept 'at she prepared the deadly raoght. She carried a lot of 3'd coffee to her room in a 'teher, and after disrobing ""red a quaniity of it into a taring mug. The determined Wthen broke open a box con lining "Rough on Rats." and mptied about one-half of the "?son into the coffee. Some ?e later Mrs. Uhler was *akened by an unusual noise tove. and going to her daugh !rs room found Daisy in a ser "s condition. Upon inquiry the girl told her j?"ier that she "was only sick." ?Tery effort was made to resusci her, but she gradually sank, died in the greatest agony nl45 o'clock Tuesday morn '?? She was conscious until with *?few minutes of her death, ^ among other things said: 1 killed myself because Will 15 ^ted so strangely and put off 'r wedding. I told him last jot that I would kill myself. ,ry me with my engagement my hand. " > Ids is employed in the city, was passing the Uhler home Tuesday morning as Daisy was dying.- Mrs. Uhlar hailed him from a window. She said: "Will, Daisy is ?ick, and has taken poison, and I am afraid she is dying." Cliilds drew nearer to the home and said: ??Yes, she told me last night that she would kill herself; but I didn't think she would do it." When Childs reached the sta tion at Mount Hope.he was weep ing. and remarked tJ a friend as ! he stepped on tho train. ?'Daisy has taken poison." He ac knowledged being engaged to the girl, but said he had concluded to break off the match. He said ho felt very sorry that Miss Uhler had taken her life. The remains were prepared for burial, and during day people living at distant points in the county who heard of the sad tragedy came to look upon the face of the dead girl. Howell Edmunds Jackson was nominated by President Harrison to be associate justice of the su preme court of tho United States to fill the vacancy caused hy the death of Justice Lamar. He is a Democratic ex senator, and at present judge of the United States court for the district em bracing Tennessee. He was re garded as a state's rights Demo crat. A gang of tpen have been at work for several days scraping up the mud and filth from the streets. PP FOR BlAMY. A Young Man Who Marries Once too Often Lands in the Penitentiary. TWO GIRLS IN TROUBLE Seen bj a Reporter as the Sheriff or Gilmer county lakes htm through Clarksburg. As our reporter was walking leisurly along the depot platform on Monday evening, his attention was drawn toward a modest, well dressed, smooth faced young man who seemed to be awaiting the arrival of the train. His countenance was not unpleasant and there was an air of indiffer ence about him that would never lead one to suspect that every movement he made was closely watched by Sheriff Albert Pearcy and deputy sheriff Bennett, of Gilmer county, who stood near. The young man was French Wiant and his destination the West Virginia penitentiary. Young Wiant was born and reared near Glenville. He was a school teacher and moved in the "upper circles" of society. He wooed and won the affections of Ella Meadows, daughter of one of Gilmer county's most prominent citizens and a sister of the late Prof. Meadows. Wiant and Miss Meadows be came engaged and Wiant went to Kentucky for a short time. There he so far forgot his West Virginia girl as to woo and marry a belle of the "blue grass region." He shortly left his Kentucky bride and came home on a visit. He met his fiancee, number one, and "to make a long story short, married her also. It was not long until the Kentucky bride heard of his second marriage and instituted proceedings that landed him in the penitentiary for two years as above stated. Both girls, it is said, claim that they will live with him when he is released from prison. Well indeed has the poet said: 'Tis sweet to oonrt, But O! bow bitter, To court a girl, And then not-"git 'er." 'Tis lieaven to oonrt, But how I'd lo?the. To oonrt two girls, And get 'em both. BURIED AUYIi. ; A Crop ot' Barley, to Ripen Above his Coffin. TRIFLING WITH THE GRAVE. To be buried alive! To have a crop of barley sown, ripened and reaped from his grave! And then to be dHg up aDd be brought back to consciousness! Sounds so impossible as to seem silly doesn't it? And yet that is precisely the experience which an Illinois man proposes to go through, says the Utica Globe of this week. This man is no other than Prof. Andrew J. Seymore, who is now filling an engagement at the Mu see Theatre in this city. His re markable mind reading feat in finding the watch the other day. told in the Ilcginlrr, excited con siderable interest. The Globe | goes on to say: Everybody has read of those remarkable men known as the Fakirs of India. Some enterprising gentleman of a speculative tendency have ! I determined to bring from India j one or more of these Fakirs and have them perform their won drous feats at the World's Fair. Andrew J. Seyinore, the famous "mind reader,' has concluded to demonstrate that he has such^a control over his mind and nef^ vous system that he can perform the feathimself. ;? j Mr. Seymoro is a native or Somerville. Butler county, Ohip, and is 44 years old. , The feat which he propose to accomplish next summer will, however, cast into the shade any thing he has so far accomplished. He admits that there is an ele ment of dauger in it, but is confi dent that he will come through the ordeal all right. Mr. Seymore has most of his arrangments made. On the 21st of June he will be at a place al ready selected, near his home.and only a few miles from Rockford. and at that time he will place himself in thecare of a committee of citizens who will see that he does Drecisely what he promises, preventing, the possibility of fraud or collusion. He will then throw himself into a state of in sensibility, purely by force of will power. So completely will be this suspension of animation that even the most able medical man -will be unable to say that any life exists,without.of course, applying the most rigid tests. This condition reached, his tongue will be drawn out to its utmost limit, and then turned ' and folded back into his throat in such a manner as to prevent the faintest particle of air from reaching the lungs by the way of the mouth. His nose and ears will be sealed with wax. Hisap parently lifeless body will then be placed in a sack, so oiled and sealed as to render it positively air tight. Then he will be put into a grave several feetdeepand the grave filled in the usual way. During the entire operation he will be watched by the committee, who will be able to show the pub lic that there is no optical de lusion or other deception about the operation. The ground over the grave, in common with the rest of the field, will then be plowed up and sowed with barley. After the seed springs up and ri pens and is harvested, the grave being meantime watched night and day, Mr. Seymore will be disenterred, the wax taken from his ears and nostrils, his tongue replaced in its natural position, and he will return to life, as well as ever except for the temporary efforts of lying in one position for so long a time. This remarkable feat has never been performed in any country with the exception of India, but that it has have accom plished there is beyond question. If Mr. Seymour performs the feat he is to receive ?100,000 and if he comes uut dead. 125,000 is to be paid to his relatives. VERY SAD. A Dor Runt a Knife Itladr In kin Thigh and Dim In ? few Hour* apednl Di?patoU to the TEUtonix.] What a little things sometimes sever the slender cord of life! What a frail partition separates us from eternity. On Sunday morning a son of Enoch Child ers^ of this county, who lives near the the Harrison and Dod dridgf line, accidentally run the sinail bladt) of a pen knife into the lleshy part of his thigh. It was not thoughtat first that there was any danger of serious results but when th6 great flow of blood could not be stopped the friends of jthe boy became alarmed. Every remedy at hand was used in ?;iin. He died from loss of blood in a tew hours. Ho was about fifteen years old and was a healt hy robust youth. His father is a 'farmer in good circum stances. Gfeorge, a four-year-old son of George Basuble.of Parkersburg, was listening to an accountof the Kings and Queens in Sunday School, when the little fe'low with a quizzical look inquired: ?'Whore were the Jacks.?"?Ex. \ BY CHANGE. A Harrison County Man Dis. , covers that he is About TO MARRY HIS DAUGHTER. West Union Record] It has just been discovered that a resident of Harrison county named David Murry recently came near marrying his own daughter, says the Stubenville Star. In 1872 Murry married a' Miss Hopkins, living near Smith field, and a daughter was the re sult. They lived together only a short time, when they were di vorced and the lady, with her daughter, moved to West Virgin ia. Afterward Murry married a Michigan lady, which match was made through a matrimonial pa per. She soon died. Murry, flushed with his first success, again applied to the columns of the matrimonial journal for a wife,: and became acquainted with a young lady of 19 living near Charleston, W. Va. He met her and they were lovers and the date was fixed for their mar riage. He casually asked her history, and she reluctantly stat ed that she was the adopted daughterof highly respected par ents. He was perfectly satisfied, and she gave him a paper prepar ed by her mother and given her on her death bed, giving the acts of the girl's life. Upon the peru sal of the paper he was borified to discover that the girl he was about to wed was his own daugh ter. The South Penn surrendered the lease on the 76J acre tract situated on Little Battle which they lease of L. M. Allen for fl.COO and a monthly rental of $76.50 in advance. They have also surrendered leases on Big Battle, Skeleton and a part of Kobinson.?West Union Record. The Weston Insane Asylum is full and there are a number of lunatics in county jails awaiting room to get in. There are also a number running at large who ought to be in.? Ex. The Louisiana lottery goes to Honduras. The other place be ginning with tho same letter is a still more suitable spot for it.? Ritchie Gazette. * THE UPRISING Of Clerks and Employees In Clarksburg. SIIOKTKK IIOl'US ItKNAMIKII. TheHorpmpnt Comuipnrfd In Kwbpst. To the Editor of the Tw.miiuii: There seems to be unusual in terest taken in our municipal government at this time and active measuros are being takeu by some of our prominent men towards Retting a city charter. Now. while good things are being done for our town, wo would ask these gentlemen not to overlook or forget those who comprise the working life and energy of our town, namely the assistants of the business man. By investigation it is found that in no town in the State of the population of Clarksburg,are the business houses kept open as long as those of this place, and the only way to romedy this evil, is for the leading business men to tix upon a certain early hour for closing their establishments at night, and the smaller doalers will only bo to glad to follow their example. Our business houses Keep open from 7 a. m., until S and 10 p. m.. making the working day from 13 to 15 hours long. The proprietor rarely bears the full brunt of this confinement; it is the man behind the counter and behind the desk. If he be a married man, when evening comes he goes home too languid and tired tu enjoy the pleasures of his family; if lie is a young man, without family ties, he is only too apt to seek a stim ulant "to brace him up" and if he has a desire for advancement what time has he for reading or study? None whatever. Fatigued and worn out by the duties of the day he goes to bed glad to find consolation in sloop. A few years of this and the energy he once possessed is lost in the measuring of calico and weighing of sugar. A noted physician once said that ''after 10 hours of work the brain needs some recuperation, or change of thought before sleep." Jay Gould's death was caused, it is said, by his intense anxiety to protect his property. Can not the nervous system of the poor clerk be worn out, not by the weight of millions, cer tainly, but by the nervous strain of continous duty. There are now being conduct ed in two of our prominent churches a series of very success ful and encouraging meetings. Have the gentlemen engaged in this good work thought of those who would like to come to these meetings, but cannot leave the stores? There has been in the past several petitions asking the firms of the city to agree upon an early hour for closing. The al most invariable answer was, "I am willing to close early if my competitor across the street will do so," and his competitor across the street makes the same reply. The result is that neither close one moment earlier, and the grind goes on. The Maryland Legislature in 1892 passed the Saturday half holiday bill, and the U. S. gov ernment is equally lenient on its clerks at Washington. The busiapss men can get bet ter service from their employees, and their customers will not make smaller purchases because thev have to do their shopping before 6 p. m. Let the business men look at this In a financial light and they would lose nothing. In a relig ous and humane light they would gain Much. Employed. Hlad?Uac't. Il?me Hut* Bill, Tho provisions of Mr. Glad stone's new Homo Rule bill, jin revealed, go far to redeem th Grand Old Man's promise u "Ireland (or the Irish." A Dublii Parliament is created which wil represent tho will or tho poopl of tho whole island. Tho power of this parliament are restricted After tlve years a number of re strictions will bo removed, bu tho Irish Legislature will bo pot manently debarred from tM power to enact laws relating t< the Crown: to peace or war; t< tho army. navy, volunteers militia or public defense; rola tions with foreign states or witt other ports of the empire; dignl ties or titles of honor; treason o naturalization, trade, navigatioi or quarantine; tho postal service or beacons, lighthouses, etc. coinage and valuo of foreigi money, weights or measures copyright and patent right: tarif duties or internal excise: the es tabltshment of any religion, tin freo exercise of religious opin ions, and the right of children tt receive religions instruction; th< rights of corporations already ii existence; changes in the llomt Rule act itself. It will not be per mitted to tho Dublin Parliamen to impose any tax, duty or impos for any purpose, unless sucl action has been recommended bj the Imperial Government. AI bills passed by the Dublin l'arlia ment will be subject to tho voti of the Crown. Controversies it respect to constitutional quos tions?the extent of tho l'arlia ment's powers?aro to bedecidei by the judicial committee of thi privy council. For five year the Irish Parliament will be de barred from action in regard t< land, the judiciary, the roya Irish constabulary or the ordin ary police. The parliament is to consist o an upper and a lower house, sit ting apart from each other. Thi first to have 108 mombers, o whom, for thirty-eight years twenty-eight are to be represen tative Irish peers. The rest ari to be persons elected for termi of ten years, one-half of theli number retiring every fifth yeor This upper house is not to b< subject to dissolution. At thi end of thirty-eight years th< peers will be replaced by electec members. Members will be votec for by such voters only as owi or occupy property producing i net annual income of at least$i2l a year. The person voted foj must own property worth fi!0,000 or have an income of at leas $1,000.?Baltimore Sun. '$ The two most absent mindiii men on record are the fellow wh< thought he had left his watch - a home, and then took it out to set If he had time to go back and ge it, and the man who put on hii office door a card saying: "Out will be back soon," and on hii return sat down on the step t< wait for himself. The two girls with sleighbelli on their garters attracted consid erable aiteation yesterday on thi street and were freely talke< about. Their parents should taki them in hand and impress oi them in a forcible manner tha that mode of advertising thei charms may be novel but it i: not nice.?Parkersburg Sentinel Several newspapers of thii State published the above am headed it 'This Beats Fairmont. What can be the matter witi Fairmont? A railroad from Buckhannor to Belingtpn is being agitata by the citizens of Upshsr ant Harbour. The indications an favorable that the road will b< built. All good things to be found it Telegram this week.