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ipftHl lino 11 Central West VirginiaJ I Clarksburg . .ARCEST : PAPER : IN flAOFO 1 TH I ! ^Central West Virginia r flbto 1 10 (Telegram. Denoted to praotioal Information, gome f^ews, pure politios, c . W. VA., FEBRUARY 24. 1898. and tbe Development of YO^st Virginia's Resources WHOLE NO. 1569 HE MORMONS. They Were Exiled From Illinois in 1845. * historic*! nketohea *re written , Xbjoiuji by ? Mormon minister sr.ssssirrs-i ^-Continued from Last ir?fc] St. George, Utah, February 21. 1893. dnesday April 15th, we 1 ten miles and camped in a rrove. We named it Pleas bint. Here we remained il days and sent out parties f corn and provisions of the nrians, also to purchase cows and oxen. My father oe of the party. The set ats are several miles South rline of travel. On the af 3ii of the 17th in company joe of our men I left camp gone all night, the object ihtint game, and near sun we heard turkays flying roost and on moving for i few steps we saw them. iwas a fine flock. They it notice us and we there ecided to leave them undis lantil morning. We went b to one side out of their where we kindled up a hre, ipper and passed the even disoussing which afforded ost pleasure to be in pur r to be in possession.' Bo te peep of day wo were at ost and took stations near other behind trees. We i in silence until it was enough to see to shoot. Selected a turkey and fired isametime. At the crack r rifles my turkey fell. This seemed to partially waken there up. Our guns were reloaded and fired, when a d bird fell from the effects 'shot. The flock was now letely aroused and with out :hed necks peering in all tioDs to discover what was wtter, my companion be discouraged at his first j and had recovered his fire, anded me his gun with the rk. Blame the luckv take my I can't hit anything, and he all had left the roost I fired in aud brought down the to the ground. Being now ssession of three fine tur we lost no time in making ray back to camp though Md made us sweat before >ing it where we were much ilimented on our luck. tday April 19th, the day | Sue; the camp held meeting, thing by Brigham Young George A. Smith. In June sached Council Bluffs. Iowa, the 30th of the month ain James Allen, of the sd States army from Fort enworlh, arrived at our * and inquired for Brigham him were five men and a !*ge wagon, the captain rid ]|i a horse a little in advance ? men, his sword hanging is side. The next day at 10 c's m. a meeting was call tan captain Allen addressed *?ple. lie stated that he instructed byColonelKearney also was instructed by the Went of the United States SK. Polk, to invite the people to become volun ?in the service of the United 68 for one year to go and 'take California. He want ?e hundred men who could march in ten days [Join Colonel Kearney who already on the march to : ^e- Those who volunteer receive pay and rations "other allowances the same . er s?ldier8 and at the end * year be discharged sind *Uthe arms, tents, campi 7* at)d all the camps Wents thrown into the bar gain. President Young address ing Captain Allen said : You shall have your battalion if it ha* to be composed of our Elders. H. W. Biglek, St. George, Utah. fCbntinuaL] The Atlanta Constitution, one of the leading Democratic papers in the South says : "IIow is the Democratic party to survive if its pledges of tariff and financial reform are not promptly carried out ? 'Will the mugwumps be able to lead it to victory?" Jerome Prunty, a railroad watchman who was doing double duty, was struck by a train and killed, at Long Run, Doddridge county. Md.. Wednesday night. The West Virginia Legislature closes to-day. BEAOREGARD. The Famous Confederate Gen eral is dead. Peter Gustavus Toutant Beau regard who was in command of the Confederates and conducted the siege of Fort Sumpter. and was afterwards active leader in Vtrginia and other border states died after a lingering illness at his home in New Orleans on last Mondav. There Is now only one of the full generals of the confederate army left, that is General Kirby Smith, who is now a professor in the University of the South at Sewanee, Tenn. Mitchell and Corbett will fight for the championship of the world in December. ' Around Th* Board. Mr. Henry G. Davis, president 1 of the Wost Virginia Central and j Pittsburgh Railway Company. ! entertained a party of friends at dinner at the Hotel Rennert last night. Tabies were spread in the private dining room ami j covers were laid forfifteen guests. I Those at the table were Unitod Statos Senators Charles J. Fauik ner and Johnson N. Camden, of West Virginia; Governor Frank Brown. Thomas W. Lanham. W W. Taylor, president National Union Bank; EM ward L. Hartlett, Frederick W. Wood, piesident Maryland Steel Company; John Gill, president Mercantile Trust and Deposit Company; C. H. La trobe. L V. Baughman C. B. Hart, editor Wheeling Intelligent err; James B. Taney, editor Wheeling Register; Buchanan Schley, of Hagerstown, and C. M. Hendley.?Baltimore Sun. THE EARLY CLOSING Movement Meeting With Great Success. ALMOST AN ASSURED FACT. A few more names to be added to the list, and all the principal dry goods, grocery, clothing and hardware stores will close at hall past seven o'clock p. m., except Saturday nights, after April 1st, 1893.Following is a partial list of those who have signed the agree ment. E. R. Davis & Bro. D. K. Reed & Co. C. J. Lang. Moaroe & Smith, Geo. L. Boring, , W. P. Holden A Co., A. C. Rector & Bro.. Joseph Parril, H. F- Criss, W. Harrison, Boughner & Sons, M. A. Nusbaum, Philip Adler, W. Nusbaum, ag't, ' Will Thompson & Co.. B. P. Griffin, B. F. Hornor, John E. Harris, David Davidson, I. Nusbaum, W. M. Osburn, E. S. Davisson, M. G, Holmes, H. G. Post, C. A. Clifford, R. R. Barnett. The less a man knows the more tenacious he is of his opinion. An intelligent individual always lis tens to the argument and makes up his mind after hearing all the facts; but a fool, having no mind to make up. don't want to be troubled with facts or arguments; indeed has no more use for them than a toad has for a diamond necklace. Diphtheria is Aill raging at Parkersburg. The deaths have averaged two a day for two weeks. THE WORLD'S FAIB ELEG1BICAL BUILDING A Hotel Exhibit The question has been asked a great many times, what are the women of West Virginia doirg for the "World's Fair. It need not be asked any longer. The thing is settled. The lady managers have made a ten strike. Read the following : Cairo, W. Va., Feb. 28. ?Miss Ida Hewitt, who is known as the only female locomotive engineer in the world, has been engaged by the lady commissioners of the World's Fair to run the first train over the grounds on the opening day of the exposition. She has made all arrangements and will leave here for Chicago about a week before the date of opening. Miss Hewitt has had an elaborate and unique wardrobe prepared for her own use during the Fair, one of the notable costumes be ing that of a Spanish girl of the fourteenth century, which she will wear on the engine during her first trip. She is a pretty girl of a pronounced brunette type and the costume is wonder fully becoming. Miss He wilt will show the as sembled nations of the earth how to hold up her train at every street crossing. j ?, Tharejis strong opposition to the ex'etTsion of the legislature on the part of the opponents of various measures, who do not be lieve they should pass. If the legislative session is to be ex tended. it will probably be with the understanding that a few bills like the inquisitorial tax bill will not be pressed. Otherwise the opponents of these measures will aim to bring the session to a close. The trial of Hugh O'Donnell at Pittsburg on a charge of mur der in connection with the Homo stead strike terminated in a ver dict for acquital. This ends the Homestead trials until the March term of the court, and it is con sidered likely that the other cases will stand over until June, the men now in jail being mean while admitted to bail. Snrronndfd Br Friend*. When it became known that Governor IdcKinley would proba bly lose every dollar he had, several well known citizens pos sessing abundant means, decided to show tlieir friendship by ten dering him sympathy of a sub stantial character. When they requested him to name the amount he needed in the present emer gency. the governor was visibly affected, 'and for the tlrst time nearly broke down. Ue declined to name ajfiy amount, and ?10,000 was plac?L at his disposal as a loan, to be repaid at his own con venience, the gentlemen refusing to accept anything from him as security excepting his personal obligation. Similar action has been taken by a number of wealthy men at Cleveland, who will advance the governor all he may desire on the same terms. One of the men here who offered the loan sa|d : "Governor McKinley has al ways kept out of speculation, re fusing to invest in railroads, mines or other corporations, and is comparatively poor, while other me:i in public life, taking advantage of the opportunities offered hav*e become millionaires and had their reputations smirch ed by being connected with ques tionable schemes. The gover nor has kept his skirts clear, his reputition is untarnished and when such a man gets into finan cial trouble through no fault of his own, it is a pleasure to tender him substantial assistance." Like attracts like and perhaps that's how. Hoke Smith and Col. BisscH got into the Cabinet, since in adipose tissue they are equal to the great Grover him self.? Kr. . Forty patriotic Democrats in West Virginia are anxious to serve their country abroad. Thir'y-seveil or eight of them are sure to bo disappointed. Then there will be harmony lying around in great hunks.?Intelli gencer. ,< No lmpartlallt; or Farorn Shown to Any one, lint Juntlre donr to ill. CLARKSBURG. W. Va., I February 20. 1898. J Mr. Stuart F. Heed, Mlitor Clarks burg Telegram : My Dear Friend:?In your editorial of the 18th instant with reference to the communication received from Lost Creek you do me injustice. I have done busi ness In Clarksburg forty years or more, and the oldest citizens of Harrison county will say that I always done everything in my power for their benetit and no farmer or person from tho country ever called upon me for a favor but I granted it, if it was in my power to do so, and if I should act in my official capacity as a mayor of the town of Clarks burg it would be on the side of mercy in favor of persons from the country, and I do not like the impression to go out to the country that they are treated un justly. With reference to the communication from Lost Creek I will say, that it is void ot truth, and in vindication of my police officer Mr. Lyou. I must say. had he not done as he did in the mat ter after being informed of the young man's transactions he would not have done his duty, and I most assuredly would have preferred charges against him. Yours very respectfully, Samuel R. Steel. Mayor of the Town of Clarksburg. THE FIGHT OS. Ed. Telegram In on<> of your recent editorials you appi ir to be trying to create a false alarm about the "hoopskirt panic." Now my dear sir, you are sadly mistaken when you in timate that the women of this country have bad judgment The very idea of your so-called states men passing laws t? regulate our "wearing apparel!" They ought to be ashamed ! I should like to know whose "funeral it Is" if we do wear hoopskirts ? Not the men's, I'm certain. And then you go further and talk about "paralyzing the affec tions of our young men." What ?in Heaven's name what has a I poor, innocent, insignificant hoopskirt got to do with a young man's affections ? I, for one. would not give much for affec tions that would be paralyzed by a hoopskirt. '-Let genuine love laugh at obstacles." I am firmly convinced that too much has already been said about the impending hoopskirt The men?including the newspaper men?have made and are mak ing a great deal too much fuss about it If the women take a notion to wear hoopskirts, they'll wear 'em, and if they find out the men are opposed to the fashion they'll wear 'em any how to show that the female sex be longs to the great and growing party of North American inde pendents. The discussion of the matter in various legislatures is calcu lated to work great harm. If any laws are enacted against hoopskirts, the women will put 'em on and defy police and con stables. They'll get 'em as big as sugar hogsheads and cause the men to weep tears of woe at the horrible spectacle. Don't tall women wear big stripes run ning up and down, and short wo men wear 'em crossways ? Do the majority of women care how they look so long as they think they are in the fashion? It may be that we are in dan ger of being struck by lightning by having so much steel about us but would that not keep the lightning from striring the men? Why do they kick about a thing that moans protection to their self-conceited selves. Annie Rooney. Subscribe for the Telegram. ? more GIRLS Are Wanted In California But West Virginia HAS NONE TO SEND TO THE HoMm stair. California, rich to satiety in Bold, in praia. in fruit. i? wine, is now face to face with a famino winch, if relief does not speedily come, wil! leave hor blossoming \ alloys and auriferious nioun tains an uninhabited wilderness. Wo refer, of course, to the fright ul R'rlfamino. accounts of which are beginning to come in. It ex tends practically to the whole Slate, as wo learn from the San I-rancisco papers that there is a 'great scarcity of girls in every madV" lHe Slat? ?XCept Ala As yet we aro utterly in the fatal fch 10 WhBt Hh- th? ratal shortage in girls. Whether the scarcity in girls had horn coming upon the stricken po?pie tor some timo or developed sud donly we havo no idea. The stock of girls in the rest of the country so far as we aro able to ascortaln; is normal. *:!dTy thero is 00 danger of this famine reaching our own "sun-kissed hills" a - ? i a i ? A resident of Harrison' county. West Vir ffinia surrounded by the protti est girls in tho world can hardly appreciate the horror* that thmatpn #*m?. rttJ But what shall bo s?id of a girl famine involving a wholo State 88 lal'fe'? M California y Life without girls is simply lingering dissolution. ' Life without sun light, without wator, without food, is not what It ought to be, but it is bliss compared to the torture of existence without girls. Yet to day a great sister State lis crying out for girls in agony of despair." The evident reluctance with *bich the Democratic party en ?rs upon the work of tariff re vision and annihilation of Mc Kinleyisia Is proof that its own leaders doubt of sufficiency of thoir commission on tho score The events of the future as well as those of the present will abun dantly vindicate tho tariff policy of the Republican party. Birmingham is infested with tramps who try to work a little scheme by putting caustic om their arms, thus making a sore which presents a terrible appear ance; then tho injured member ie tied up and the tramp goes out on a begging tour, stating, that I he is disabled and cannot work. ? One of these would-be charity subjects caused his own death by this means. Gov. McKinley's ringing iocaration at the Lincoln banquet in Columbus, Ohio, that "the de feat of 1892 has not made Re publican principles less true nor our faith in their ultimate triumph less firm, "will tind a hearty echo * everir Republican breast. W e have not revised our views, nor reversed our lines," he as serts. "We still do not believe that Republican protection is a. ?fraud and a robery,' nor that it is ?unconstitutional,' nor do we believe that the tariff law of 1890 was or is the culminating atrocity of class legislation, nor that reciprocity is a ?sham.'" It should be added that thero is no positive evidence that the coun try has condemned the present tariff policy of the government In spite of the Democratic claim that the McKinloy act was au "atrocity," Mr. Cleveland is in a popular minority of nearlr 1,000,000.