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Advertising Medium the Clarksburg telegram. The People's Favorite Faper ESTABLISHED 1861 CLARKSBURG, W. VA., -THURSDAY, DECEMBER 12, 1912. $1A YEAR PRESIDENT TAFT IS EXTENDED OFFER OF LAW CHAIR AT YALE Kent Professorship at the University is Now Being Considered by Him. SIMILAR IS POSITION To That Held by Former President Cleveland at Princeton. University. \VA3!i'IXGTON, D. C., Dec. 11? President William (Howard Tatt is considering an otTcr of the Kent professorship in" the Yale University Law School. Should he accept, his relations to Yale will he much the same as the re. lations of former"Presiuant Grover Cleveland to Princeton. The position pays $r>,000 a year. It ivas last Ailed by Edward .lohn Phelps, former minfster to Great Britain. who d'ed in 1900. JURY HANGS - In the Trial of Moneypenny Girl and is Dismissed '' from Case. A jury in the triil of Eureth Mesa-' evpenny, charged in the criminal court with destroying a ?rapo vlnc! belonging to Mrs. Harriet Strother railed to agree Wednesday after noon and was dismissed from the ease. The erial of Cy Mount and "Pic tures" Glwood was continued until the next term of the court. Daniel Wolfe, of Northview, will lie placed on trial tomorrow morn ing, indicted for criminal assault on Sophia Smith. LOVE FEAST Is Held in Chicago by Mem bers of the Progressive j Party Today. i CHICAGO. Occ. 11?Committee* meetings and a love feast tor Pro gressives without official position oc* eupied the time of the new party members on the second day of the confer<vice. Speakers from many sections of the country made flve minute addresses at the love feast and editors of Progressive newspa-j pets considered methods for wider publicity. CHAPEL At St. Mary's Hospital Here is Very Handsomely Refurnished. "T i?- chapel of St. Mary's hospital ?m .Mechanic street has recently been ii '?ulsomely furnished with nine extra pfc s and other improvements, u'ih :.>i which are a series of four beautifully carved pictures rep i Ming what is known as the ' >';Mions of the Cross," or "The C - ifixion of Christ." These carv in-s were imported direct from I' nie and are considered to he the -t interesting collection of Bible v- ings in this city and one to sec, > not only admire, but to speak the highest praise of the good ; which Is being done by the ^ who are always ready to advance the cause of Christ in our city. EUROPEAN ? ituation is Not Over Opti mistic According to Sir Edward Grey. l.OXDON", iDec. 11?Not an over optimistic view of the international ? ?! t;?.-i was expressed by Sir Ed " ar<| Qr'ey, British foreign minister. ? '?ii he spoke in the'House of Com mons this afternoon. OfTOAGO GRAIN MARKET. : HICAGO. Dee. 11? iDecemior "'a; closed S3 7-8, corn 47 3-4, oats 32 1-4. FIRM Are Still Playing Water on Ruins of Burned Build ings Today. CINCINNATI, 0., Dec." 11?Fire men today continued to play water on tho ruins of the tiibson .hotel, L'uicn Trust-Company building and other structures burned during tho night with a loss estimated at from $800,000 to $1,000,000. So far as is known there was no loss of life, but nine persons were injured. Forty-live scrub women were at work In the Unlco Trust Company building when the (ire raged and were rescued iby elevator men who ran cars through smoke and flame until all were out. SHonolEi Is An Unidentified Man at Death Corner Where Murder is Done. CHICAGO, ilec.' 11?An unldcnti fifcd man was shot' anil Instantly killed at the death corner in a North Side Italian quarter today. The lo cality is cailed the death corner be cause a dozen murders have been committed there withnn a year. WASHINGTON SOCIETY TO BE LESS GAY UNDER WILSON" REGIME;7* . FIUVOLUTES WON'T BE TOLERATED AND SMART SET'S IN PANIC Le*t to right: Mrs. Thomas Pryor Core, Mrs. Stephen B. Ayrer? and Mrs. Atlec Pomerene. Bottom1,' left to right: Mrs. John Kern and Mr-3. Champ Clark. Washington society, as evolved during the past sixteen years, was knocked into a cocked hat on November B. Everybody agues that under the Wilsotj regime an entirely new set of rules will go into effect. Tlmt Washington will be remodelled on thu plan upon which social life was conducted ill the Cleveland regime is generally predicted. That means society will be very conservative, and the smart set Is already in a panic. Among the women who will enjoy increased power and prestige under the incoming administration are Mrs. Chump Clark, wife of the speaker of the house; Mrs. John W. Kern, wife of the Indiana senator; Mrs. Atlee Pomerene. wife ?.f the senator from Ohio; Mrs. Thomas Pryor Gore, wife of Senator Gore of Oklahoma, and Mrs. Stephen 1J. Ayres, whose husband is a congressman from New York city. All of these women are socially conservative. . . ^ HYDE IS SENTENCED TO SER VE IN PRISON But Stay is Granted and He is Permitted to Give Bor.d of $25,000. NEW YORK, 'Dec. 11?Charles H. Ilyde, former city chamberlain, con-J victed of attempted bribery ia con-i nection with the manipulation of' city funds, today waB sentenced by! Justice Qoff to serve not more than' three years and six months. A certificate of reasonable doubt was granted and the court agreed to admit Hyde t0 bail in ?2o.000 pend ing an appeal. Is Chosen a Member of the i Institute's Executive ? i Committee. The West Virginia Coal .Mining In stitute in session at Parkersburg has clecled officers as follows. President?.Veil Robinson, Charles ton. Secretary-treasurer-'Prof. E. X. Zt-rn, of Morgantown. First vice president?George T. . Watson, of Fairmont. Second vce presidc.it?John Laing, Charleston. Third vice president?R. S Ord, Landgraff. ? Fourth vfte president?J. F. ; Heeley, Elkins. Fifth vice president?J. C. McICIn ley. Wheeling. Executlce comnilttec?Lee Ott, of ' Thomas: Prof. C. It Jones, Morgan' ' town: J. J. Lincoln, Elkins: and ? Danlol Howard. Clarksburg. I RELEASED " As the Wrong Man is Sup posed Fugitive Burglar from Wheeling. William Hornor. a middle aged man arrested here Monday by I'olico-J men James Siniins, Ode McCIoud and I Kenneth Sappington upon suspicionj of being one of a trio of burglars wlioj recently robbed a Jewelry store in 'Wheeling, v.-aa released from custody) ! Tuesday morning. The owner of thej Wheeling Jewelry store, who had been notified of the man's arrest, came] heritfTucsday morning and upon see ing the prisoner declared that he was not the man wanted. The local pollco department had been requested by the Wheeling po lice department to arrest Hornor when found here. SUIT FILEO By Eugene Grace for Divorce and He- Still Says She Shot Him. NEW MAX. Ga., Dec. 11?Reiter ating Ills charge that his wife shot him to secure iiis lite insurance, Eugene H. Grace today filed su't for a divorce from. Daisy Opio Grace, or Philadelphia. She was acquitted for his attempted murder last June. kWANTS TO RULE TITE ; OTTOMAN CAPITAL FIB8T BREAK I Princess Eugenie Paleegua. ! \ Princess Eugenie Paleogua, residing in West Kensington, England, has documents In her possession proving her descent from tho Byzantine em perora who reigned In Constantinople - "before Mohammed with his conquer lng hordos planted tho Crescent over the city, and converted beautiful St. : Sophia church into a Turkish mosque. The princess lays claim through theto documents to the Turkish throne and hopes, in the event of the Balkan con quest over the Messelmnn, to have the power and Insignia of he- fore fathers restored to her. " In Ranks of Fifteen Teams Competing in a Bicycle Race. NEW YORK, Doc. 11?The first liri-alt i,n the ranks of tho fifteen teams conipetliiK In n s:x-day b|cyclo race ccetirreS today, when lake Ma gin, of CaTlfprnia, of tlie New Jer poy team, was put out of the contest ( with a broken collar hone and an other team lOBt a lap. For Presidential Electors in the State at the Recent Election. Oii ARl.ESTOX, Dec. 11.?Th'1 ofliciol votS for the presidential ? ?'eetors. east in the rccent election,' as certified to the governor's office by the county clerks, presents some in-! ti'resi ng comparisons. It will he no- ' j.iced by comparison that the first name on the Progressive ticket Was1 the lowest In the number of votes re ceived, whiio James H. StrtcWfttg re-1 c(jived the highest vote, or ir.S more votes than Mathews. On the Demo cratic ticket, Butcher, ^hc first man ' on the ticket led Harrold, who was; the lowest J)>" 153 votes. But 2"> votes i separated the highest and lowest man j on the Prohibition ticket, while 142! separated Kittle, the highest, and j Roach, the lowest, on the Republican ! ticket. The Socialists voted for Sine Instead of eight electors. Mason re-1 eelvod but 4,624, while Oooper,, wli~> | divided the vote with him receive-', 10,64.). The highest Tots wni received j by Link, 15.."30, while Sprudiln; re ceived 15,285. The official vote received by etch elector under each cf the five tickets is as follows: Democratic l'arty. Butcher 113,046, Sawyers 112,947, Sq#h 112.933, O'Ki.ne 112.!>34. Kuy kendall 112.3M, Hr.rrold 112,S'Jl, Ken ney 112,8S8, Rife 112.S67. Kof,!aIIst Purly. Link 15,336, Ph?.:t ? 5,293, Mason 4.624, Kepliart 15.294, Blenko 15,293.' McGInBa '5,297, Sprad'.ing 15,28?, Board 15 290, Cooper 10,645. Prohibition Parly. Keiley 4,534, Steele 4,513, Anvil 4.512, Barnes 4,315, Myers 4,530, Kirk 4..",0!l, Marshall 4,5! I. White 4,510. i Progressive Parly, Mathews 78.8i?, ijong 78,348," Vick-1 crs 7S,!)4S, Grubb 7s.!l20, Shnnklin ' 78,931, Moats 7S.9f,2. Strickling 78, 977, Frame 78,846. Republican Piirtjr. Kittle 53 067. Herman 50,619, Shells' 56,590. Option 56,575, Hodges 50.58S,. iRoarh 56,525, Newman 5G.568, Webb 56,568. i SIDM ALLEN Is Sentenced to Serve Five: Years in the State Prison. WYTIlEVII-IiE, Vn? Dec. 11? Sldna Allen, leader of the Alle>i| elan which shot up tfte 0?rruli county court etl'l Killed ttve persons,' whs convicted today of involuntary manslaughter and the jury fixed th"| punishment at flvo years' Imprison ment. He was on trial for first de gree murder. INVITATION IS SENT BY COMMERCE MEN TO LOCAL BOARD I Of Prominence Who Was a Former Resident Visits Scenes of Boyhood. Luther D. SShone, of Portland. Ore. a forme/ resident ot WiBon burg, was here Wednesday morning e:i route home from the East, lie went fro:.: this ( to Flatwoods to visit Ills parents a few days. M"r. Mahone i-> a coa of the Rev. B. D. J.Iahone, a retired Mi'tliodlst Episco pal minister, who at one time had charge of the Wilsonburg circuit. The junior Mahone went to Portland ten years ago and he has practiced law there eight years. He Is promi nent in Republican politics and has served two terms in the legislature of his adopted state, ile is a'so a member of the Republican state com mittee of Oregon. Iiis mission East was to lock after lo(,al matters con nected with a JGoO'qOp estate. The suit war. in Philadelphia a?<l lw won with eminent New York and Phiia- j delphic lawyers on the other side. He' was also a delegate from the Port-' land chamber cf commerce to the an-) nual mcetlns of the National Rivers and Harbors Congress recently held at Washington, D. C. \PUBLIC OWNERSHIP LIKELY TO RESULT From the Transportation Mon opoly Alleged in New Lngland Stales. WASHINGTON, P. C., Dec. 11? Unless'the situation in Massachu setts is relieved, Congress will be asked to seriously consider giv.ng the people government ownership of railroads, declared Representative Murray today as the House rules committee concluded a hearing of appeals from the New England state nr.d inunlc'pal representatives for an investigation into the New York, Now Haven and Hartford's alleged railway transportation monopoly. PAYDAYS On the Baltimore aiTd Ohio Railroad Here Will Be Tomorrow, ORlclal news lias hem given out by the officials of the Baltimore and Ohio railroad hero that payday will be 'December 12. Various rumors had ibeen floating around to te ef fect that payday would probably not be until about Imember 20, but it is evident that this was a false a'arm. The increase of pay for the eng'neers will necessitate an addi tional payday for them and they will get their extra money at a later dale. It Is the intention of the pay master to see that the engineers have their money in time for Christ mas. Is Promised the Traction Men by Ernest Huiton, Local Superintendent. Hrnest Hutton, local superintend-' ent of the traction company, has gone on another famous Kentucky hunt, and hp Is having BticceBs ac cording to the following telegram received by Smith Hood from him1 and read at the traction ^men's ban-' quet at Fairmont Wednesday nighti I "Sorry I crn not be with tho boys.! Am sure you are having a good time. Pine rport hero. Have had Riiod luck SO far. Have killed one deer, three turkeys, a bear and load*, of birds. The next will te a gumfl supper." OAS IGNITES. -* _ | Gas In a meter house cn the Jar-' vis farm just south of the city lg n ted from an unknown source last evening, hut was soon extinguished. The loss was small. SUFRAGEITE Gets Two Months in Prison for Turning in False Fire Alarms. 1/5X1 DON". Dec. 11--Elsie Howey, a militant Suffragette, was sentenced today to two months' Imprisonment for turning in false alarms of fire. Last night counsel representing the, government described her as one of) a hand of Suffragettes who at present j are trying to terrorize 'London. GOLD MEDIAL TOR . I . CAPTAIN POSTPiON Captain A. H. Hotiron. """ , j Captain A. H. Itostron, of the Cun- ' Krd liner Carpathla. whose heroic 1 services In saving the survivors of the Titanic disaster last April re- I ?ulteil In his beinp slven r. purse of J10 i00 by New York cltliens, Is to , recleve a gold medal soon from Xlncl^ ' Sam. President Taft has approve the choice at the flr.o arts commit*., Slon t*r the design of thg medal, which was the work of Jokn Flaa of New York City. % 1 qim Before the County Court Do More of the County Officers-Elect. A. J. Findley qualified before the county court Wednesday as prose cuting attorney, Howard Itob nson as ocrescar and Cuthbert A. O3born as county surveyor. Riley M. Williams qualified as a justice of the peace of Tenmlie dia trInt Of Trade to Visit the City of Pittsburg the Coming Monday. TRIP OF 'BOOSTERS Is All Aranged for Now and Many Persons Plan to Take It. The local board of trade is In re ceipt of an invitation under dato ol tho ninth instant from th? Cham ber of Commerce at Pittsburg to make a special visit to that city next Monday, which reads as follows: "UORrd of Trade, "Clarksburg, W. Va. '?Qentremen: "The Chamber of Commerce t of Pittsburg extends to the membert of your Board of Trade and the 'busi ness men of your city a most cor dial InvlTatlon to make a special vis it to 'Pittsburg next Monday, Decem ber 10, 1912, !.n connection with tho inauguration of a new night train service between iPittsburg and your city on the 'Baltimore and Ohio rail road. "The committee on enterta'nment and trade extension of this Chamber of Commerce has prepered a pro gram for your entertainment and we would be pleased to learn at the earliest possible convenience the number of your people wno accept this invitation. ' "We would also appreciate (re ceivlng, If possible, th? names of your business men who can make the trip, as no doufot some of their friends s.nd acquaintances among our Pittrburg people would like to assist In entertaining them. "Yours very truly, "CHAMHER OP COMMERCE Oil PITTSBURG. "('Signed) i" WILLIAM iH. STEVENSON, "President/' "(Signed) tOGA'N McK.BE, "secretary." Secretary H. V. D. King Is also In receipt of another letter under the same date from which reads as follows: i, "Mr. H. V. D. King, Secretary, "Board or Trade, "Clarksburg, W. Va. '^Dear Mr. King: "Confirming tolephone conversation, the committee on trade extension and entertainment of the Chamber or Commerce, had a meeting today, ang beg to Bubmlt for your consid eration the following program for entertainment of. our friends from Clarksburg anil other towns next Monday, December 1G: "Upon your arrival at 6:55 the commlttoo v.-lil meet the party and take It to the Port Pitt hotel for breakfast, at which time we can de velop some program of more or les? individual entertainment during tne day, and no doubt most, of our vis itors win want to visit some of our mercantile houses and banking In stitutions here. Those who have no particular v.'slt to make we can arrange to show th'o <nty. "In the evrnlng at c o'clock It is proposed to have an Informal dinner nt the Fort Pitt hotel and at 8 o'clock on informal smoker, at which time we hope to have a largo , attendance of iPlttBburg business mon. "At the earliest, convenience I would be glad to receive Information as to the number of people who will make the tr'.p, also the names, as no doubt Pome of our local people would want to make a particular en* agp.ment to take care of those with wbom they do business In Clarks burg. "Yours very truly, "Signed) UOGAN MoKEE. ??Secretary." Reservations are now being made Tor space In the sleeper to take care of the Clarksburg delegation. Mem bers of the board of trade who have not yet signified their Intention to make this trip, who would like to go along with the party, should give notice to the board of trade office as quickly as possible. TTATRIX8 Qt'ALlFlES. Charles I*. Watklns qualified betore the county court Tuesday as executor of Dr. Emary Strlckler with bond at $10,000 and Clara A. Watklns and W. J. S. Harmer sureties. B. T. Harmcr. H. M. Martin, J. S. Maloy and 1? E. Hawkins were Appointed appraisers of the estate.