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yo u n g sleareget ; che matri lialf ever -fi n d lext to an on their it e n t a, ush is t. rerby mis are ere the Clarksburg soetey- generally experiences a peculiar little thrill ?not of satisfaction exactly? (r^tve biurdly know what to call ity when cupid's arrow strikes a shining mark In our ranks. Well dame rumor has it that one has been steuok. An eastern beauty, with dreamy eyes and just the sweetest ways has capti vated one of our most estimable young men who is fortunately able to contract'andenter upon a life of domestic bliss In modem style. ? * * Why should a few gray locks crush ambitioniiLamanly breast? Certoihly.it doe8 'not and unless the gossips are all guessing ?wild ly, we shall, at no distant day be The promised return ot a gay social season in- Clarksburg?the return to the' club meetings and whist parties that were so ele gantly managed last season has Its sad phase to the fellows who have not yet solved the knotty problem of keeping a "smooth sea" where two "best girls" are to be retained in sweet anticipa tion. So many of the girls are chums "don't cher know !" * * ? We sincerely trust that society will not persist In talking about that one Instance of a Clarks burg girl having such an inter esting time With an "unknown" at the World's Fair. She meaut nothing improper and 'twas lots of fun" as she expressed It her self to a confidential friend. I l g&j i Beautifully engraved invita tions announced last week that Miss Flora Lynn Osborne, daugh ter of Mrs. J. F. Osborne, of Pike 1 street, would be married Sept. 20th to Mr. Henry P. Chambers, of Washington, Pa. Miss Osborne is an accomplished young lady and will gracefully take het place among the most cultured of Washington, (Pa.) society. ? ? A very pretty card is before us announcing the marriage of our former fellow student Mr. Boyd Wees, now a prominent business man, of Elklns, to Miss Mary Knight "Burns, one of Fair mont's fairest belles. Their fu ture home will be at Elklns. In memory of 'old University days,' Boyd, we wish you ail happiness. Deus vobiscilm. The reception at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. J. Y. Moore on Thursday evening, given in honor of Sir. and Mrs. Clarence P. Moore . ?f Philadelphia, must be chron ? icled as the leading social event of 'Septembers The arrangement of every detail was perfect and the beautiful home, superbly illuminated and elegantly furn ished, never opened its doors to West their, families ^ere present as well as many of Mr. Clarence Moore's former friends and ac quaihtances. His charming wifi was the recipient of many merit ed compliments during the evien She was nchly costumed in hesfyy white silk, trimmed with Chiffon and ribbons. Whatever direction, - one turned there otent and real than a dream of ilysium. The early hour at which the Telegram goes to press precludes our attempting to do justice to t~ On Thursday evening Mr. A.C. Rector, a sprightly and progreaj ive young business man., of this city was married to Miss Icie Pike in the presence of a Is _ number of invited relatives and friends. The nuptials were offic ially in charge pf Rev. B. B. Evans, of Goff Chapel. The marriage took place at the home of the hride's parents on Pike street, Mr. Henry M< ley and Miss Dora Pike and 1 f-' place i The announcement of the mar arige on Sept. 7 of our former schoolmate, Mr. J. W. Wiles, to Miss Worting, an accomplished southern lady, came as a great surprise. Mr. W iles takes a tour of considerable dimensions, stop ping several days at the World's Fair and finally arriving at a cozy home in Morgantown, where we trust his first year of married bliss and his last year of college life may blend in sweet harmo nies. Mr. Wiles is listed among the prospective classical grad uates of our State University for the coming year and is one of our rising West Virginians whose | future is promising. ? ? Mr. W. G. McDonald and Miss Ollie McElroy were married yes terday at the brides residence near Bridgeport. It was a very pretty wedding and was witnessed by a number of invited guests. v H. E. Church 8*uth Appointments. The fortieth session of the Western Virginia Conference of the M. E. Church South, closed its work at Ashland, Ky., on Tuesday, after a very successful I meeting. Rev. T. S. Wade is made Presiding Elder of the Clarksburg district and the assignments for the same_are as follows; Clarksburg. M E Peck; Boothville, F M Canfield; Marion, WI Canter and J S Kinnev sup plied; Rivesville, M V Bowles and i H Edens; Green, A P Sturm; Sand Rock,Thomas WJ-I Clifford Hupp, the rascal who worked the library swindle on the Clarksburg people this sum mer, has swindled i two Ohio towns since he left here, and^ a inng account of Of his depreda-, iTons appeared In iLe Cincinnati Fm nt/frw this WG0K" * WmMBr The House of Lords in London voted down the Home Role Bill by a biff majority. It had paw ed the Commons the week before. md heat was a beauty, ended id a defeat for of the other, McBride. .; is one of Ciarka bur^g moat energetic and *opu lar young men and the Tele GRAM speaks for a host of his friends as it takes this occasion to extend congratulations upon nis phenomenal success at Par ?i evening whei rendered. ?treet, throwing iu oecu John Trimble died at h on the Brushy Porkot Elk on Wednesday, Angnst S has been an invalid for lAn Al ? 1 mAA*.- -Vlill bones of hteleg^ Uaa of Overfii State v# Prank Maes. State ?a THr< L'rji-'-i*?3tS ? - BUte r? William Wefet State vs Orrille Sarnlei Htate va A. C. Daria, I le fell.