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An Excellent ? a Advertising Medium Clarksburg t elegram. The People's Favorite Paper ESTABLISHED 1861 CLARKSBURG, W. VA., 'THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 1912. $1 A YEAR UNCLE SAM'S" TROOPS ARE MOVING TOWARD THE BORDER OF MEXICO' NEAL'S FRIENDS ARE SORE AT THOMPSON LEAVE OF ABSENCE IS GRANTED LAKIN BY THE GOVERNOR Although Intervention Seems a Step Farther Off at This Time. TROOPS OF 'MEXICO Are to Cross Texas to Fight Rebels as , Result of American Demand. \Y AS3II N< IT ON, D. C., Sept. 11.? Intervention in Mexico set-ma a step farther off today. The Rebel rading on the border la expected to be ended by Mexican federal troops who are to cr?.s<< Texas and New Mexico to af lat k the rebel a on the Chihuahua and j^.tiora borders. \!.idero*? movement of troops to^he n?.rth is in response to n demand from th government that Americans be pr-'t? fed. United States troops or tler?d to the border will move forward just the same. .\~fv\V YOIUC, Sept. 11.?The Soutl^ em Pacific railroad has asked the stilte department to protect its prop er^ in Mexico. A statement Issued from the company's office today says that large bodies of rebels are pillag ing. cutting telegraph wires and burn in/ the railroad's bridges. MARFU. Sept. 11.?The Mexican garrison at OJInaga, Mexico, opposite Presidio, Texas, surrendered to the, rebels yesterday at 5 o'clock according to advices reaching bore today from OJinaga fifty miles from here. >Gen (?r.?l Sanichez, federal commnnder, was in Prefldlo sft the litre of the sur r? iiler trying to'get ammunition for his men. Is Ready to Begin Tomorrow So Far as the State is Concerned. NEW YORK. Sppt. 11?District Attorney Whitman is ready to bring to trial tomorrow Police Lieutenant Becker charged with having mTTr dered Herman Rosenthal, a gambler, July 16 through gunmen. Counsel for Becker are trying hard to secure u stay of proceedings. Missing Two Days Escapes through Rebel Lines and is Safe Now. AI'.VA PiRIttTA SONtOfRiA, Mexico, Sejit. 11.?AValter Douglas, a miilion ' r< and head of a mercantile company who had been missing two days, es caped through the rebel lines south ?-f Oibullon? today and arrived here. ii. Germany-Falls and is Killed and Companion is Bad ly Injure'd. DRESDEN, Saxony, Sept 11 ? ? it?nant Siobert, aviator, attached the Red army in the Imperial maneuvers in Saxony fell while scout today and was killed. Ills com iwiiion. Lieutenant .Zimmerman, was seriously injured. PROBE Will Be Made into Charges Preferred against Mr. Valentine. WASHINGTON. Sept. 11?Charges 'hit Robert G. Valentino, who re. 1 ' I yesterday as commissioner ol Iii1u.il uffalrs, took Intoxicating liq into (he Indian reservation in 1 homa during an official visit t"' investigated hy the departroenl i iBtlce. The allegation was made the rongressional committee nil months ago but no action was '?'-ii then. KI.KS INITIATE. v C. 11. nibbee. of the city; M. L " ' Kin, of ltrldgeport; C. E. Davis ' ' nlem and F. E. Shetter of Min " :i were Initiated Into the loca lodge Tuesday night. Thert lie morn initiations Thursda) 'i'5hS GENERAL STRIKE OF COAL MINERS 1 In This State in a Short Time is Now Predicted by ! "Mother" Jones. CHiAKLBSTONt Sept. 11?If (here Is any truth In the adage that a calm precedes a storm. It Is probably being exemplified at tills time In the Kan awha coal district. Yesterday being, clean up day the energies of the clt- j liens of the district and military men, werr> centered in making sanitary tho| places where only a nemi?clvlllzntiou! appears to have existed. How lohg the present outward ap-' waring peace will continue is difficult to tell 'but there Is 110 question but j that trouble la only sluniberiug. ' "Mother" Jones declares that it will be but a short time until all the mlnen of the state will be closed In a gen eral strike. Fifty men are reported to have gono out at Kingston. This Is where there has been considerable shooting from ambush. "Mother" Jones announces that she will hold another demonstration meeting in this city at a date yet to be fixed. L Is to Be Given Soon by the Western Maryland Rail road 'Company. CUMHBRLAfNiD. Md. Sept. 11.? That the Western Maryland Hall way Company Is shortly to do some extensive new financing is the re ' port Jn important financial circles. The proceeds realized through the t sale of the $10,000,000 p per cent, gold notes, which were dated Jan uary 1. 1912, and will mature July j 1, 1915, it is declared will be used to liquidate indebtedness incurred through the exfcnsive Improvement ami betterment plans completed and under way. These were necessary to prepare the road for the greatly, I Increased tonnage which is to come through the connection with the (Pittsburg and Luke Erie at Con nellsvllle. A considerable amount ? has also been expended for equip-: ment. 'It is contended in the re-, ports that the large amount already expended is not a drop in the bucket to what will bo needed when the broad, comprehensive plans already worked out by President ltobertson and the directors are consummated. The new low-grade road from near Hagerstown to Balt'more, it Is declared, is surely coming, double tracking of the whole system to Connellsviiie to be done in the next j few years, while the building of the I Arlington line around the Union j tunnels to Ilillen Station is a ne cessity that scarcely can/be avoided. ' There is also more work to be done 1 in increasing facilities than anyone Imagines. There :s to be built at , least one and very probably two more piers at Port Covington, In ad-' 1 dltion to the large structure now jweli toward completion. Then, the Western Maryland will 'not much longer put up with having | lis central offices scattered in four | different buildings In Baltimore, .and i the erection of a largo office bulld , | ing. that will equal In size most of ' | the bu'ldings of the kind in the ' financial district, wil soon he got un ? der way. | Considerable more trorlc remains ' to be done at Port Covington In the way of the additional tracks and a ' new warehouse building. I The plan which has received the 1 most favorab'e consideration by the ? officials of the road and Its bankers 1 is the authorizing of $100,000 re ! funding and convertible 4 1-2 per' ('cent, bonds, $4S.718.000 to be held ' in the treasury to take up the nn ! derlying bonds of the company, in rlud'ng the $42,518,000 first gold ' Is, the $10,000,000 notes to be paid 'off from this source, and the re ? malndcr to be issued as needed for ? improvements, extensions and better " ments. 1 The company has the Connells ' vllle extension, which cqst over $14, r nno.ooo. to add to lis already large bond security, and It Is bellevel t v that surh a bond Issue as this re porie.l would easily .net the com pany an average of 90. 's a Result of Lighting Match in a Room Filled-with Gas. NEW vonif, Sept. l/?When a dozen persons were trying to revive Philip Greek, a salesman who tried \? cn" 1,18 lir" ''J' inhaling gas to day, some one in the excitement lit .1 nmlcii in ,i?. Baa mle? room anJ ^ explosion followed. Seven p,rsons were burned, 0116 seriously. ip Are to Have a Ticket of Their Own in the State of Idaho. BOISK, lo. Sept. II.?A Republi can t.cket made up entirely of women "Hi be placed In the Held against the regular Republican and Progressive ticket". Women members of the Re publican party have become disgusted wlih the rangllng in "the p?rty and will hold their own convention this week BOTTLE PLANT Construction on the Mound f-arm Near the City is Now under Way. Fifty men and ten teams are busy at tl.e construction of the Owens Eastern Bottle Company's plant on the Mound farm owned By Judge1 Nathan OolT south of the city. Twen-' ty more teams are needed and more' men us well. The foundation of the Plant Ik under good headway and I week after next the company will [ begin wor kon the stacks. The! ?plant will not be ready Tor opera tion for six months. BKOIOIIT TO MK'Afj JAITj. Henry Barber, a negro who was! sentenced by military court martial in the Paint Creek strike district-to serve six months in Jail for carry ing a revolver, was brought to the Harrison county jail Tuesday night by a militiaman. Harbor will servo his sentence hero. William Loeb, Jr. ?KlfiSs-ilpS the appointment of President a&t. TAKRX TO ASVLl M. I-eo P. Canlltleld depuly sheriff, went to Salem Wednesday morning where he received Herman n. Moore of Bristol, and took him to the asylum for Incurables at Hunting ton. ?LOEB'S TESTIMONY, WJ < , TO BE CONCLUSIVE On Account of His Treachery at the Dictation of Boss Watson. EFFORTS TO PLACATE Him by the Campaign Mana gers at Parkersburg Are Unsuccessful. ! ________ HUNTINGTON, Sept. It.?Cl?nrg? 1. NVul, Aoid by many t" be the shriwdc-flt politician that the Demo cratic party in West Virginia has. la an object of solicitation on the part of the men in charge of the Democrat ic state headquarters at Parkersburg. They want. In some way. to enlist the help and activity or Neal In the cam paign that they are running, and to do it In such a way that h* will oo I cupy a prominent position In the can vass without exercising.any authority worth mentioning. How to bring this ,U>out wlthouP it appearing t<> com promise the dignity of Neal la the per plexity on which they* are bringing to bear what degree of political skill 2nd diplomacy they possess. i.Mr. Neal had expected to be the state chairman this year, and to lie the supreme head of his party s a - tiivitles In the present campaign. He was the logical man for the place. He is a shrewd manipulator and cam paign maangor of experience, lie it is I who was primarily responsible f.ir tho I Watson-Chluori machine taking op ! his fellow-townsman, W. R. Thomp son. and running him as their candi date for governor. He managed Thompson's preliminary campaign which consisted of getting S. \. Woods of Barbour, and Uouls Bennett, uf I^wls county, and several utlier prom inent party n.en with ambitions to secure the nomination, off the track and out of the way of Thompson. Neal made Thompson's nomination certain by forestalling opposition. How he pocketed Louis .Bennett l'y fixing It up so that his brother, fler.rc-* Bennett, got the nomination for the court of appeals "bench, Is. one of the well known- maneuvers of skill and adroitness connected with the pre conventlon campaign the details of, which are generally known to polltl- j cal circles. Neal expected to he made chairman ; by the committee, lie expected, Thompson to make a firm and deter-\ mined stand for him, which would | make his selection sure. The caml:-. date fur governor of any party, l-y, pnrty law and custom, has the nam ing of the state' chairman. Thomp son was expected by everybody to in sist on Neal running the vampalg i. and It waS"a great surprise to the pub lic when Thompson did not only not stand bp for his friend and in.-lst on his election, "hut didn't even make a passive resistance to the command of Boss Watson that Stewart Walker should be made the chairman, it 's! said that Neal had the personal ?? HUiance of Thompson that he would 'he the otllclal head of the Democratic. I campaign. Thompson's desertion "f; his friend and benefactor was his first, i Introduction to the people of Wtvitt ! Virginia. It proved to them at the: very start of the campaign. Indeed.; before the campaign got started In fact, that the gubernatorial candidate I was not his own man, hut was, as the, Republicans charged, rrom the llrMj and have reiterated ever sincl, th |!> Thompson Is merely the oreature of the Watson outfit and ready to do as they tell him, without quibble or ques tion, even tq the point of humiliating himself before all of the voters of the state as he did In thW case. Sitjce that committee meeiing. at which Thompson took a strnnsor and a man who had been or.c of his op-j ponents. as his campaign manager, the relations between Neal and Thompson have been distant and for mal. Also, having nothing worth while politically to do, Neal h.ns been attending to his private business and letting politics, except in a strictly lo cal sen?e. shift for Itself. Now. Ne il has many friends throughout thej state. He had many friend* on the, committee which elected Walker, as! ! was shown by the vote. Walker re }celved only one vote more than Neai.j : despite Thompson's treachery and his ' pathetically weak acquiescence to the command from Boss Watson U accept |Wnlker. These friends of Neal have .been airing their views pretty general ly. and especially since the headquar-| tera at Parkersburg hayf been opened and the new campaign managers have had time to shuw what they know about conducting a campaign. Their exhibition has been anything but ac ceptable to the Democrats In all parts lot the state, and they have been, and are being, criticized severely for Ig jnornnce of the game, want of execu I tlve and organising abilities, and a dis ' position to be blind to the fact that there are other enndidate* to ele?t, and. other things to be worked out sue-] cessfully except carrying a legMtttire, which will Insure the re-election <f. (Continued on page live.) J AM ICS X. 11ESS. .Mr. I!os.?i ns secretary of the WcMt Virginia Fair .Association pays that the fair here. next week promises to 1x? the largest and beat ever held in Harrison coilnty. With 'good weather many thousands or people will at tend and enjoy the greatest program over seen at a fair in this section *jf the state. .*%>?? \ WOMEN TO WORK HARD ON TAG DAY First Ever Observed in the History of the City of Clarksburg1. The Day is Saturday next. The greatest united effort ever put forth by the women of Clarksburg will be Jhat Incidental to the first Tag Day which the city has over known. Fivo women's clubs in the city having a membership of approximately' 47u. have" voted to unite their efforts for a Tag Hay In behalf or the Salvation Army building campaign. A great mas? meeting of the women ot the city is called for 4:30 o'clock Thursday afternoon at tfie First PrcabyterUiu church At Ihc meeting of tin- executive committee In th'? par lors of the Waldo hotel at which were present the ll\e presidents of the fivo women's organizations. Mrs. Amos Payne was olectod chairman of the ladles Tag Day committee. Mrs. John D. Mclteynolds was elected treasurer, other members of the executive com mittee being Mrs. Ueorge Stone, Mrs B. F. Rcblnsen and M'.eb Xaonin Lowe, representing the five women's clubs of the city as follows: Marcato Music Club, W. C. T. U., Daughters of the Confederacy, King's I>aughtcrs and Civic Club. The women of Clarksburg have en thusiastically entered Into this enter prise. It means much for the future uf the woman's organizations In the elty through the execution of this, for upon this day, September 14, w T rapidly follow the Tag Day as a mean) for raising money by the ladles' or ganizations of the city. This Is one great opportunity for lhi> women ot Clarksburg to make good. Tag Day has been talked of many times by various organ'zations an a means of raising thc'.r budget for the year; hut apparently the Initiative was lack ing. so that Clarkshurg will exper ience a new thing for the city. Organization Honored. The headquarters of the ladles' Tus Day committee will he establlshsd in some ground floor location upon oue of the prominent str eti of tho city, to be announced later. It is the pur pose of the executive conimltlec to have the ladies of the city Working In relays, no lady woritiug longer than three hours. The vsrloui turns dur ing the day being from 9 to 12, 12 to 2, 3 to <1, G to 1); the ladles always go two and two, and ip return for a tag, placed upon the lapel of a coat op placed upon the carriage or auto incMle or any olhcr moving vehicle ,t cash compensation of any reason able amount will be accepted. (Continued on page Ave.) BIG PARADE Of Automobiles Elegantly Decorated is Promised for Tuesday Evening Here. N'.| S. Ixmgubnugli, chairman of the Klki." parade committee, states that the prospects are very bright for a large tr.uuber of entrants anil le be lieves there will be a large number of automobiles in the procession next Tuesday evening at 5 o'clock. As previously announced the pa rade will form on Baltimore street In Glen Elk and the line of march will be through the principal streets of the city. The committee will have personal charge of Nie parade. Its members w!U have their machines In the parade uicely decorated but they will not compete for any of the prizes. I All antolsts in Harrison county. Fairmont. Weston, Grafton, Huck hannon and other places are most cordially invited to participate In the parade. Of a Lawyer Accused of Strangling Woman to Death. NEW YORK. Sept. 11? A warrant I for the arrest of Uurton CibBon, a I lawyer, who was w!th Mrs. Rosa | f-'r.abo when she met her death while ! rowing in Greenwood lake July 16 will bp asked today by the authorities of Orange county. The autopsy showed that her wind pipe had been wrenched out of place, the wom?n dying from strangulation instead o'. | drowning as was at first supposed. Gibson said that lie would be hera to day to await fcrri'st-l PLANS ACCEPTED. I E C. S. Holmboe, n member of the : firm of Holmboe and I-afTeriy, archi I teeta. has returned from Frostburg. ' Md., where the beard of directors of I the state hospital board of Maryland ! accepted li!s firm's plans for a branch ! hospital at Frostburg. The board I wa3 so highly pleased with tho plans | that it instructed its secretary to pub lish favorable comment on them In lUe llalUinorc newspapers. . v From the State Board of Con trol until the Fifth of * November. AND GETS NO PAY But He Will Give Attention 40 Board's Affairs by Work ing Overtime. ~ ~ ? Republican States Chalmaa James S. Lakln today made publio correspondence which showa that ha asked (or and received a leave ot 'absence from his official duties, without pay until November B, thu? turning down tie foundaUon upott which the criticism of him by the Democratic campaign ma? agcrs had been bullded. Their fault finding was that Mr. Lakln was; taking both time and money tromi the state while engaged in another occupation?that ol directing tfca destinies ol his party In West Vir ginia. This, they claimed was m?p ally. If sot legally wrong. From the following correspond ence it appears that on the 2nd Inst., before he formally took charge of the attain of the Repub lican party, he asked for a leave ot absence, without pay, until Novem ber 5th, in the following bitter: "Charleston, W-; Va. September 1912. The Honorable Wm. E. G/lasscock.. Governor ot West Virginia, Charleston, W. Va^. Dear Governor: As you know, I positively statad that 1 could not acceipt the chair manship of the Republican aWta executive committee; I did not da sire the position at alb; and whan th* committee meet at PWkersburg, that statement was made to them; but in my absence th?y a!5oWT | chairman, doing so by onanlmfftja vote. After mature consideration: I do not see how I can refuse to ac cept the place, and hence lata M cepted It, aa I recofgnlw that wa ali as to these public matters duties, must maV/fe some sacrifices. Therefore I /respectfully ask * leave of absence aB member of the state board qt control fTom thla date until (November ? 5tb without pay. I am glad to assure, you Eh?t the work of the board . will not suf fer in the meantime, as I will give to the duttes of the office such atten tion aa may be demanded by worlc? Ing overtime and otherwise. Very respectfully jiour obedient servant, JAME8/3. LAKIN." On the day foll^Wlng the recalpt of ' the above conxmumeatlon tto? Mr. Lakln. Governor Glasscock ad dressed the foTlowlng communica tion to Mr. Lakln: t "Charleston, W. Va., September. 3, 19H. Hon. James S. l>ak!n. Charleston, W. Va. Mr. Dear Mr. Lakln: I havo your favor of yeete&day formally notifying too of your elec tion ae chairman of the (Republican state executive committed and Sit ing for a leave ot absence as a mem ber of the state "board of oontrol. without pay. unftil November 6th, 1912. 1 know that the honor conferred upon you was without youj seeking, and in fact against your pootest, and for that reason should be and doubt, less is the more highly appreciated. Your services to the skate as a member of the board 6t control have been invaluable. Vou have given to your duties the time, patience and ability that mad? you bo .success ful In private life. The fact that other states ara (Continued on page five.) HIM. Of Mrs. Coston Pitt, White Plague Victim, Takes Place at Shinnston. The funeral of lira. Kelsn Pitt, wife of Solst.n Pitt, took.' picce at 4 o'clock Wednesday afternoon at SWnnston. A service was held at the late home and burial followed In the M'nsonU- cemetery there. Mrs. Pitt died Qtonday midnight of tuberculosis after a long Illness at the n?e of 32 yeara. She Is survived by her husband, who Is bookkeeper for the VlrglnliwMarjland Coal Corpora tlon at Shlnnston, and Page, a son. twelve years old. The deceased wom an's former home was in New York City.