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Dented to Practical Information, gome Re?, Pure Politics,
XXXII.-NO. 17.
CLARKSBURG, W. VA., MARCH 10. 1893.
and the Development of Vk)es^ Uirfiinia,8 Resources
WHOLE NO. 1571
MORMONS.
Ly Were Exiled From
linois in 1845.
irictl sketched are written
iK by a Mormon minister
ago lived in Clarkslmrfi.
io?? reeideutof Utah.?Ed.]
jiiltd from Lrut ??*.]
?.George, Utah, (
March 8. 1893. f
L 16th of July the requir
pon was mustered into
1 marched eight miles
ionri river.where there
iding post, a branch of
rican Pur Company kept
Frenchmen. Here Capt.
feed to his men provis
Lp kettles, knives, forks,
ilates; also coffee, sugar
kets and on the 20th of
! o'clock M. Colonel Al
ls now called him took up
if march for Fort Lea
pt two hundred miles dis
e men keeping time to
|of the girl I left Veliind
s rather a solemn scene
oa causal observer ve
lave shown it, leaving
I friends and near and
(tires and that too in an
intry without house or
fcow long we knew not
never to see them
Ithis life. I bid my par
well and did not see
a for nine years and to
rath I felt it hard in
atofcall on us in our
lition to help fight his
? the invasion of Mexico
(ring suffered us to be
i our homes. But I am
tanteered and went at
my country I have
rstood by good authori
se call was made to test
ty.that Thomas H. Ben
1 States Senator from
I got a pledge from Presi
V that if the Mormons
pise the battalion of five
[men, he might have
Seof raisingvolunteers
?er counties of Missouri
x>n them and use them
I days marching brought
Leavenworth where
' our tents, arms and
pipments necessary for
p'gn. On our arrival at
son many of its citizens
I to see Colonel Allen
|Mormon batallion. We
ler a ragged and dirty
Jet of men but the Col.
| to be proud of us and
I we were Mormons it
ped that were wonder
po up with our martial
taliou drew their cloth
for the year which
J to forty-two dollars to
Per. Most of this money
1 back to parents and
fMlp support them. On
r' August the batallion
jr California by way of
l?each soldier carrying
let. bis blanket, knap
P?teen, the Colonel re
hind to complete his
the !9th it was decid
I ?o\ e camp but owing
f cattle setting in and
j>the patches of corn
Jj10 'he Indians, being
PP we moved forward
fand camped. Sudden
[ of w'nd, rain and hail
capsizing tents, up
*?ns, hats flew in all
Near by was a com
rV^lry >1 camp and
n?'l began to fall their
deserted and
' timber several miles
?S their masters to
iD an open prairie
L?es' This place we
""lean Point.
H. W. Bigler,
Utah.
Continued.]
sm ME.
SffiS ??>?? '?<>Kl?Utore
"H" ?? ? Hone at Noon To-Haj
Charleston. W. Va.. March
S?The Legislature finished up
"ts work this a*rning and mem
ber# are now taking their hegira
from the capital, The two houses
met this morning and completed
all remaining work and at noon
adjourned sine die. Everything
was practically finished up last
night when the appropriation
bills were passed and the morn
ing was taken up in the enroll
ment of the bills. The conference
committee on enrolled bills re
ported that the bills were prop
erly enrolled and this report was
accepted.
Among the important acts pass
ed were a substitute for the ob
noxious 'Married Woman's Act,'
the enactment of the anti-Pink
erton law, and the amendment of
the new ballot law.
The wind up was characterized
by a general sense of relief and
by to night the capital will like
ly be nearly deserted.
Telegrams Cat to Safe Space.
Umatilla, Ore., was shaken by
an earthquake Sunday night.
The marble polishers' strike at
St. Louis has ended with a vict
ory for the workmen.
The Michigan House has voted
to submit a constitutional amend
ment granting municipal suffrage
to women.
Lee Mutler. tellerof tho Farm
ers' Bank at Springville, N. Y..
has absconded and is $3,000short
in his accounts.
Anna May Lester, aged 15,'of
Charidon, Ohio, killed herself
with arsenic because of a quarrel
with her seventeen-year old
lover.
Hugh P. Dempsey and Robert
J. Beatty, convicted of the Home
stead poisonings, were removed
to the penitentiary to serve their
sentences of seven years each.
President Harry Temple of the
First National Bank of Lexing
ton, Neb.,and his wife are fatally
ill, the result of eating poison
which their child playfully placed
on some food.
A meeting without party dis
tinction, will be held in the Maine
State House, Friday, to organize
an association to erect a statue
of James G. Blaine by popular
subscription
Three thousand marriages oc
cur in the world each day in the
year.
In Carlsruhe, Germany, it is a
criminal offense play on the
piano with a window open.
Mrs. Lease predicts that in four
years her party will control both
houses of congress.
General George B. McClellan's
daughter has married a French
man. Fortunately he is not em
cumbered with a title.
James Duffy, Catharine Duffy
and John Burke, of Cairo, were
indicated by the Ritchie county
grand jury last week for the mur
der of Mary Higgins.
Governor Fleming has par
doned George Vanata, of Fayette
county, charged with cutting,
and Peter Parley, of Lincoln
county, charged with rape. They
have been released and turned
out on the cold world.
A farmer in Camden county,
Ga.. last week fell asleep under
a tree. While slumbering, with
his head against the tree, his dog
got after a large gray squirrel,
which in its haste to reach a
place of safety, jumped in the
farmer's mouth, taking it for a
knot hole. The farmer, not be
ing used to raw game, disgorged
the squirrel with an effort, and it
is said has not fully recovered
yet.
CHEERFUL WORDS.
Spoken By Noted Journals.
The Clarksburg Telegram is the old
est newspaper in West Virginia and the
<>nW one in that State that ever appear
ed in a "chromatin" form, lta last issue
is as variegated in color and almost as
pretty as a spring bonnet.- -A*. World.
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Tb* current issue of the Clarksburg
Telegram is a Columbian edition of
twenty pages, printed in colore enough
to make its readers see stars. Typo
graphically speaking, it is"out of sight"
and we oongiatulate its hustling editor,
Mr. Stuart Reed.? Wheeling Itegieter.
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The Clarksburg Teles ram bloomea
out last week in a splended Columbian
edition, gorgeous in colore and profuso
in illustrations. It was a very elabor
ate affair, and was another evidence of
Editor Reed's abounding enterprise.?
Parkenburg State Journal.
I I
The World's Fair boom edition of
Clarksburg Telegram is a splendid
pieoe of typographical art, and from the
large number of advertisements in this
number, we draw the infereuoe that it
has put many a dollar into the pockets
of editor Reed.?Point Plmmint lleguttr.
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The enterprising proprietor of the
Clarksburg Telegram, S. F. Reed, is
sued a large special World'* Fair edition
of his paper last week which is a gem in
itawuv. It consists of twonty pages,
hand.-imely illustrated in three colors,
and a. -ornpanied by a beautiful colored
mapo: West Virginia. The paper, be
sides the exoellent description and
illustrations of the world's Fair build
ings, sets forth in an attractive style
Clarksburg's industrial advantages.?
Wheeling Intelligencer.
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The Clarksburg Telegram, edited by
Mr. Stuart I'\ Reed, itBUes a handsome
special edition, presenting u map of the
West Fork River region and detailing
Clarksburg's commercial advantages.
The Telegram, under Mr. Reed's able
management,has become oneof the most
substantial and successful weekly uuws
pupers in the State. It is olean, able and
enterprising and deserves its success.?
Wheeling If eta.
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Stuart Reed has done himself credit
in the production of the Columbian
edition of the Clarksburg Telegram. It
is twenty pagos, quarto, lillod with in
teresting matter, with a oover gaily
illuminated and strikingly appropriate.
We don't admire Reed's political pro
clivities, but we do like his enterprise,
and the people of his section should
giv&the Telegram a generous patron
age.? Huntington Adcertiter.
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The enterprising Clarksburg Tele
gram issued its World's Fair edition
last week. It is characteristic of Stuart
F. Reed to make his paper shine as
bright as any journal in- West Virginia.
Suoces* to the Telegram. ?Morgantoten
Pout.
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The Ifcic Dominion desires to return
thanks to editor Reed of the Clarksburg
Tuleoiiam for the handsomest map of
West Virginia that has been our good
fortune to see. The Telegram, barring
its politics, is one of the foremost pa
pers in the State, and editor Reed's
hustling qualities have been instrumen
tal in bringing it up to ita present high
standard.? Stic Dominion.
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The World's Fair edition of the
Clarksburg Telegram, edited by Stuart
F. Reed, is o world of information with
in its self, and shows it's able editor to
be wholly up with the times.?Ratal*
uood Newt.
Find your niche and fill it, is
good advice. One of the chief
causes for the disarrangement of
society is the fact that each indi
vidual is striving to get into the
niche intended for some one else.
Broaddus College.
I have been unwilling hereto
fore to make any announcement
of the re-opening of our school
until assured that all danger to
the health of my students was
beyond a possibility.
My physicians now informs me
that our work can be resumed with
safety about last of the month.
Sanitary conditions then having
been fully made and the buildings
and grounds thoroughly renovat
ed. I can not emphasize too fully
the importance of prompt attend
ance on the part of day pupils,
and I would be glad to hear from
these that I may better re-assure
those students who live at a dis
tance. R. R. Powell.
CHRISTIAN ENDEAYOK.
NeglM-tfd Oppartoaltlr*.
Such is topic for Christian En
deavor societies of this week. It
is of special interest to all. The
King was the Xerxes who invad
ed Greece. The one who sat on
tho rocky promontory of Salamis
??while ships by thousands lay
below and men in natioas?all
were his." He ruled ove# one
hundred and twenty-seven States.
It is reported that when he gath
ered his arsny for tho invasion of
Greece they wore numbered by
being driven into pens that wero
supposed to hold ten thousand
men each. After a drunken feast
of one hundred and ninety-one
days in the midst of the palace
when the kingwas drunk, begins
the story. Vashti the Queen de
serves the respect of all women
for she lost a kingdom in defense
of tho personal rights of woman.
It is needless to rehearse the
story of the obedience of Esther
to her foster father, the cruel
hate of Haroan, the lofty dignity
of Mordeeai, the intense agony
and prayer of Israel in the hour
of danger, t Tho lofty heroism,
the patriotism, tho love of church
is manifested when the slave girl,
now queen said, "I will go in
unto tho kins, which is not ac
cording to the law, and if I per
ish. I perish."
Opportunities for good, for
heroic conduct, for love of coun
try occur every day. It takes as
much heroism for a boy to refuse
a drink of whiskey, a choice
cigar, to remain at homeatniglit,
to wc-fir Jyi.rm' clothes, coarse
shoes, perform bodily labor, to
be obedient to parents, as it did
for Esther to enter the royal
chamber unbidden. Opportuni
ties to go to church, to do church
work, to speak and pray in pub
lic and private are neglected on
every hand. God's work will be
done, "deliverance will arise but
thou and thy father's house shall
be destroyed" if opportunities
are neglected.
How shall we know our oppor
tunity ? Simply by doing the
duty that lies next to us without
a thought, whether it is great or
humble. Had H. E. Clarke neg
lected the simple duty that was
next to him whether there would
ever have been Christian Endea
vor society or not, cannot be
told, but the work would have
been done in some form but who
would have heard of Father
Clarke. Churches are dying all
over the land because of neglect
ed opportunities. Opportunities
never return. The opportunity
you have to work as an Endeavor
er on Sunday neglected will be
gone for ever; improved leads
on to greater opportunities.
Layman.
>Vh*t'? The Matter With Tom {
A dispatch from Parkersburg
says the Buck Run oil well has
come in a gusher at a depth of
1.700 feet and making 1,000 bar
rels every twelve hours. Tom
Williams lives at Parkersburg.
however.?West Union Herald.
Mrs. Hattie Dudding. of Hunt
ington. W. Va., was recently
divorced from George S. Dud
ding in the Circuit Court. The
plaintiff was formerly the wife of
Harry Warren, an acrobat, who
left her and from whom she ob
tained a divorce. She then mar
ried Dudding, tho son of rich
parents, of Putnam county who
afterward forged his father's
name to notes aggregating thous
ands of dollars. The couple fled
to Indiana where they were ar
rested and returned to this State
and George was sent to the pen
itentiary at Moundsville a year
ago to serve a sentence of two
years.
It is said there have been 200
deaths from diptheria in Brax
ton county this winter.
WHAT THEY DID.
Some of the Bills Passed by
the late Legislature.
An important law was tbo re
peal of the married women's law
of 1891 and the substitution for
it of the law of 1868, making the
married woman the same as an
unmarried one as regards her
separate rights of property. Two
bills on this subject were passed,
the second one merely to cover n
slight defect in the first ono
passed.
The other bills and joint resolu
tions passed by the Legislature
at the regular session of 1898
were as follows:
BILLS PASSED.
Appropriating $9,000 to pay
for the third edition of the code.
Authorizing the incorporation
of companies insuring on tho
assessment plan against sickness.
Creating a criminal court for
the counties of Ohio. Marion,
Pendleton, Wayne, McDowell.
Mercer and Oabell.
To establish the independent
school district of Manuington,
Marion county.
To establish the independent
school district of Elkins, Ran
dolph county.
Making franchises of bridge
companies a portion of their
assets and liable for the debts.
Requiring sheriffs to publish
lists of persons and property re
turned by him as delinquent for
the non payment, of taxes.
persons not citizens' of West Vir
ginia to perform police duty in
the State or otherwise to aid or
assist in the execution of tho laws
thereof.
Changing the time for holding
the circuit courts in the sixth,
eighth and ninth judicial circuits.
Authorizing county courts to
open public roads already estab
lished.
Providing for the depositing in
the Auditor's office of certain
rocords, books, documents and
papers relating to 'land titles
procured and to be procured from
the State of Virginia and making
the same a part of the public
records of the Auditor's office
and providing how the same or
copies thereof may be used as
evidence.
Concerning the management of
the reform school.
To authorize the union of the
Cheaspeake & Ohio Railway Co..
and the Greenbrier & New River
Railroad Co., by purchase, con
solidation or merger.
Making it a misdemeanor to
open and leave open any gate or
draw-bars of another person,
punishable by a fine of from five
to one hundred dollars.
To empower tho \>oard of edu
cation of the magisterial district
of Washington, in the county of
Pleasants, to borrow money and
issue bonds.
Making it a misdemeanor pun
ishable by a fine not to exceed
$200 and imprisonment not to ex
ceed one year for keeping a house
of disreputable character or for
renting a house to be used for
such purpose and constituting
each day a separate offense ; an
nulling all leases or contracts for
the renting of such housss and
fining not to exceed $25 any per
son living or loitering in such
places.
For the prevention of cruelty
to children and providing for
their care and maintenance in
certain cases. This act allows
children to be taken by trustees
or orphans' homes and other such
institutions when their parents
are not giving them proper care
and attention, upon the order of
the judge of the circuit court of
the county in which the child re
sides.
Extending the boom law to the
counties o* Putnam, Randolph.
Tucker and that portion of Mo
nongalia through which the
Tygarts Valley rlvor runs.
Providing for tho erection in
the national capltol of a statue of
Senator John E. Kenna.
Creating throo mining districts
in the Stato instead of two.
Providing that when any laud
which was not on tho laud books
at the time when u re valuation
was made, shall bo reinstalled on
the land books, its formor valua
tion shall not be used but tho
clerk of tho court shall give it a
fair valuation as compared with
othor property uudor the new
valuation.
Revising the laws concerning
the sale of land* for the benefit
of tho school fund.
To authorize fidelity and guar
anty companies of other States
to transact surety business ia
this State.
Amoudirg the Australian oloc
tion law. requiring tho districts
to bo laid off into procinta and
prohibiting any person from vot
ing outsido tho precinet in which
ho resides.
To provldo for tho purchase
or erection of an oxecutlvo man
sion.
Revising tho school law as re
commended by the House Com
mittee on Education.
AN KI.OI'KMKNT
A I'nlrernltr Student nnd a Youug
Ladj Podge the Old folk*.
"Mr. Montgomory and 1 were
married here Saturday; home
Morgantown, from his daughter
M'ss Carrie Dent, dated Oakland,
Md., March 6th.
Tho announcement was a sur
prise and tho first knowledge ira
parted to Morgantown citizens
of the olopement of two very
popular young people. Tho
trroom. Charles Montgomery, re
sides at Charleston, this State,
and entered the University her*
last September. Miss Dent had
been in Wheeling; engaged afc
stenographer in the office of a
glass factory at Bridgeport, but
tame to her home here, some
weeks since and met Mr. Mont
gomery, who has been her devot
ed admirer since.
Carrie was always a favorite
among the University boys and
her charms had boon sung in
many of our West Virginia towns,
Clarksburg not excepted.
The contract for keeping the
poor of Upshur county for the
next four years was awarded for
$1,400 a year.
Miss Boydie Faulkner, daugh
ter ot Senator Faulkner, of Mar
tlnsburg, was very badly burned
on Wednesday about thehead and
face bv flames from a gasoline
stove.
Pierco Fitch, aged twenty-two.
an employe of the Chesapeake
& Ohio shops at Huntington, was
caught, in the machine'y yesterday
and his body was so baily muti
lated that his life is despaired of.
The almost incredible report
comes from Chicago that the
Columbian Exposition managers
have decided to permit none but
shelled peanuts to be sold on the
grounds of the Exposition. This
will cast a shadow over all the
enormous rural constituency
which expects to visit the World'*
Fair. To strip it of its shell is to
deprive it of one of its greatest
charms, ind if tho World's Fair
managers think the people will
tamely submit to such an impo
sition they are greatly mistaken.
Are we to be deprived of the
music of the peanut roaster, too?
Not to mention the music of tbe
peanut roaster's voice as he cries,
"Here you are. fresh, hot, roast
ed peanuts,only five cents a pack
age." Forbid it not, Chicago,
or your vaunted Exposition will
not survive the summer.?Ex.

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