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JOURNAL. WEATHER—Increasing cloudiness: rain tonight or Friday. VOLUME 6-NO. 15>i MARTINSBURG, W. VA* THURSDAY, OCTOBER 31, 1912 PRICE 2 CENTS i u SUCCUMBS 10 LONG ILLNESS Dies Wednestlay flight lit His Home In Utica niter Making II Brave Fight—Fellow Citizens Suspend Activities Hod Drop Party Lines To Pay Tribute To His Memory I WILL NAME SUCCESSOR. * New York, N.Y.. Oct. 31.—Chair * man Hillcs, ol the Republican na * tional committee, shortly before 1 * o'clock this morning announced * that he had called a meeting of the * national committee for November * 12, in Chicago, to select a succes * soi1 to the late James S. Sherman * as the Republican candidate for * Vice President. **#S-***4i (By United Press.) New Yoik, Oct. 3).—At Hr., ublic.ii national headquarters today it w..c dr dared by members cf the inner circl tha* Vice-President Sherman’s sue cessor on the ticket would undoubted! be filled by a man of “progressive ter dencies.” Three names are mention ed in connection with the nomination— Governor Hadley, of Missouri; Sena tor Borah, of Idaho, and Senator Cum mins, of Iowa. I Utica, N. Y., Oct. 31.- This city i In deep mourning today over tin death of its foremost cilia: n. Jam' Schoolcraft Sherman, vim. prcanP n of tho United States. As mayor am congressman hi was fdciitiiP d fo more than 3n years with the <1> veloi: ment of Utica, and the memb is o his family have been asked li> ctm CAUGHT IN THE ACT. A stranger, who has Inm w-wkim in the adjoining orchards, swiped i fat blanket from Mr. George Katz’i store, as he alked along Hast Mai tin street Wednesday afternoon, liam mond Hays gave chas" and ouugki ni with the fellow down near lsurlo street. The authorities ordered tin stranger out of town. Subscribe Por tt.c t-*v iie .iruirnni * sf'nt to a public funeral. The funeral t will be held on Saturday from the old Dutch Reformed church, of which Mi. Sherman had been a member for many years. Tentative plans for the attendance of President Taft, members of the cabinet, the senate and house are be ing made by city olliciaia. Utica, N. Y.. Oct. 31. After a long illm s V ice l’rc xident .James Hrhooi eraft Sln'r'iian died at his home in this city at h.-i- o'clock last night of uremic poison, caused by Bright's dis ease. lie had beer, sinking since early morning, when it was realized that death was a question only of a few lion rs. There was slight relief shortly after i o’clock, caused by an apparent im provement, in the condition of the kid s tieys, hut it did not prov r, I 01 , lasting and at best ga-ve on'; temper ■ ary ltope. Unconscious to the End I At 9 o'clock the patient’s tempera ■ litre rose to 106. From that time Ids condition rapidly became worse. Mr. Sherman was unconscious when the (Continued on page 7.) MRS. KUNE IMPROVES. Mrs, I*. \V. Kline, of Pennsylvania ; avenue, who has been seriously ill for , several weeks, is now thought to be . on the road to recovery. Wednesday . her condition took a change for the i • better. HALLOWE’EN PARTIES. There are to be a number of Hal lowe'en parties in Martinsburg this evening. HARRIS & EWING WASHINGTON, D.C.© JAMES S. SHERMAN, A [ EL80RATE EVEN! AT COUNTRY CLUB (fir. And Mrs. Rolhwell En Terlain Number Of Guests At Dance And Dinner In Hagerstown A formal dinner and dance was riven at tin1 Country Club in Hagers town Wednesday night, by Mr and Mrs. J. M. Rothwell, of Martinsburg, in honor of Mrs. Harold S. Ueggs. Co luinlms, Ohio. Miss Lillian Llckllder and Dr. II. ('. Tonkin, of Martinsburg. Dr. Tonkin’s engagement to Miss l.iek lider, was recently announced. Mr. and Mrs. Rolhwell were assist ed in receiving by the guests of ho nor. The guests were from Washing ton, Martinsburg, Winchester and Frederick. Dancing began ai !) and continued until 1 o'clock. An elaborate dinner was served at 11..10. The dining room die dancing hall, the parlors and re "option halls were most tajstefully decorated in autumn colors. I'ump kins, lanterns and flowers and other autumn decorations were used, mak ing tlio place beautiful and pleasant. The dinner was served in a beautiful manner and was one of the most ela borate given in Hagerstown this sea son. Among those present were Mr. C. ('. Easton, Hagerstown; Mr. and Mrs. W. 11. Crawford, Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Crawford, Dr. and Mrs. Clifford Sperow, Mr. and Mrs. Max Rolnnson, Mr. and Mrs. Philip Grove, Messrs. Allen Kmmert, Jack Crawford, Meade Rowers, Joint Washington, Dr. (I R. Geyer, Dr. Nelson Osborne. I. B. Harvey, Miss Mabel Crawford, Miss Louise Rutledge, Miss Jane Sites, all of Martinsburg; Miss MeCardell, Frederick; Miss Jean Rowers, Washington; Mrs. Edward Dennis, Martinsburg; Mr. dairies Mathias, Frederiek; Mr. Kenneth Gil pin, Rerryville, Va.; Mr. Randolph Berryville, Va.; Mr. Baker Sefton, Bunker Hill, W. Va. ENDORSED THE AMENDMENT. The members of the Jr. <). I'. A. M. 11<• 1 <J a meeting recently and pass ed resolutions endorsing the proposed prohibition amendment. OYSTER SUPPEP. Friday evening by ladles of Trinity M. 10. S. S. in the Millard building, where F. A. Minor's temporary store was located. Everybody welcome. Saturday, they will serve both dinner and supper. Also cakes, confections, etc. 10 20 5t Ip We recently read In a trade publica tion a list of twenty-five reasons why ('hristinaii shopping should be done early. Added to that were 100 arti cles suitable for presents. They also gave a range of prices on each ar ticle. It must be interesting to resi dents of this section to know that in every instance the prices quoted were equally as high as home deal ers ask and in most cases from 10 to 18 per cent higher. Home is the place to deal and W. L. Jones, the local dealer, in Christ mas goods, as he has the fine stock and honest prices. Peoples' Trust Co. building. 10 26 lp tf Remember, Friday and Saturday to take supper with the ladies of Trinity M. E. Sunday School. On Saturday you can get botli your dinner and supper, at the Millard building, lp It !■ MR. C. J. SPAULDING Ceremony Performed This Morning At Catholic Pec lory In Hagerstown Py Fattier Fallon An event of much interest in Mat tiiiBburg occurred in Hagerstown this morning, when Mrs. Kditli Fiery Lind say, tlie handsome widow of I’rose jcuting Attorney Ward It. Lindsay, and a very popular young matron, was married to Mr. Charles J. Spaulding, formerly a well-known business man of this city, hut now located in Ha gerstown. . The ceremony was performed at St. Mary's rectory by tier. Father W. A. Fallon, rector of St. Joseph's church in Ibis city, w ho went to I la gerstown (specially for that purpose. Mr. Spaulding came to Martim Imrg early Ibis morning in his auto for his bride, and shortly after the ceremony was performed they left for an auto mobile trip of a week to points in the , east. Upon their return they will re side in a handsome home on Hamilton boulevard, in Hagerstown, which the 1 groom recently leased and furnished. Doth Mr. Spaulding and ills charm ; ing bride are well known here, and their many friends will extend eon gratulations and best wishes. One of the prettiest social events of the season occurred Tuesday after j noon at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Walker, three miles west of Hunker Hill, when their charming daughter. Miss Harriet Elizabeth, became the bride of Mr. Itenjamin F. liiisev. The ceremony took place at 4 o clock and was performed in the presence of a large number of friends and relatives by Ilev. Sheridan liusey, uncle of the groom, assisted by Rev. it. A. White, pastor of the bride. The parlor had been tastetfully decorated with eul nowfirs and plants. Miss ( ora Hwsuy, of (if;rrardBtown. prosidud at tin* organ and rendered ‘ Lohongrin" an the brid al party entered the parlor, and “O Promise Me" during the ceremony. The bride who is one of the prettiest young ladies of that part of the coun ty, was lovely in a gown of white crepe de chine. She carried a shower bouquet of bride’s roses and maiden (Continued on page 4.) ('brysanthemr.a'.* . Hoses, Carna tions, Potted Plan::-. MaikUn’s (Ireen House. 10 -6 Gt MAHKtfS What th* merchant., and el*' J»u>r» paytn* for f*roi product* toOnv Wheat .$1.00 Butter.25e Egga .27 & 28c Now Corn . 55c Old! Corn ..75c Spring chickens .25c apiece Old chickens.11 12c lb HOSE COMPANY NO 4 Will hold a round dance in Katz's Hall October 31, Hallowe'en night Dancing will start promptly at 9.15 o’clock, opened by a grand march led liy Adolph Kogelschatz. !'■> :;!ohy incited. City Baud orchestra under direction of Miss Crace Swartz, will furnish the music, 75c a couple. La dies, 10c. 10 20 lp 3t Chrysanthemums, Boses, Carna tions, Potted Plants. Marklin’s Green House, 10 26 Ct - - - TURK!) DEFEATED IN A BIG BATTLE Bulgarian Army Wins Great Victory Near Adrainopie -Powers Planning To Intervene (By United Press.) Vienna, Get. 111. The three-days’ buttle between the Hu),are and Turks, which has been rugLrto miles from Adrianople, ended ( nlay in an o\cr whelming defeat/for the Turkish troops. It Is thought that the message:; (ell in;, of the Bulgur's victory might he exaggerated, hut the report id' Hi Bui gai ian victory is generally accepted. Tin* latest accounts are to the ef fect that the Turks are In full Might, with the Bulgarian cavalry in pursuit. The Servian force nr now advane lug on Monastic tor the purpose of joining the Greek army in an attack upon that city. Ii is pcrulati to !y t pel ted tli.it Ail rianople has mi r r ■ u h a ml to I In' Bn! feurian forces. An interchange of notes between the great powers indicates that tins sla, Kngland, Germany and I' nin e plan to Intervene in the war .and put an end to the lighttng. BRIDE AND GROOM LEAVE. Mr. Frank \V«• I>I>« r ami bride, who slopped off to vise Ms grandf i*lher, Mr. Charles Thuiml, South Queen street, leit this morning for Fitts burgh, (»li mute home. They have been visiting in Wow York, Huston and other northern points. The tax boohs fv<r (Tty taxes for the year 1912 are now in my hands for collection. On all tax bills paid during the month of October, 1912, a discount (if f, per cent will be allowed. Chrysanthemums, Ho.-:, Carna S. A. WICSTKNHAVKit, 10 8 lm Ip (’ollector. lions, Foiled Plants. Marklin’s CIreeii House. 10 2G Ct WM. C. CONLEY, Candidate for Cong i-css from this district. 10 29 lp 6t pel - Mayor 1 larrieon and (lie city ofll fial:: have" completed arrangement* to can for llie usual Hallowe’en celebfa ilon tonight, and li In promised Hint, all iIiiim' wliu violate tlie laws Hindu and provided for this occasion will find themselves In Worse trouble than fac ile, .".hosts and goblins. A number of : p rial plain-cloths inrii v, ill lie on duly tonight, ready pounce upon all those who go Iniyoril ilie hounds of decorum and dncencyl li is not ilii• Intention of the officer! io Interfere with the Innocent pranktl of lie lit He khl;. but l bey propose te shill down hard on lliu reprehensi ble conduei that has characterized suin' llallowi 'ii celcbratIons In tlia past. If an;, enc wishes to play such 111* nocciit pranks as Inking his ncighhor'a wagon lo the 'roof of Ills barn, or re movin'' n pig to ihe bulb room, he'd heller look out, or lie |da!n-flothga iniiu will get him. f url liermore, the otfirers mean Just what they say. Mar: Insburg, W. Va.. October 31, ltll2. Editor of The I,veiling Journal: I noticed in join paper yesterday tome rei”ieneei, to till appointment ii my:' ll as iiHaialalit prosecuting at tornej of ibi, count). I cannot but be inieii . : w III] I lie fact that it is loo bit a jo|.< io Me rit notice. I tube the means of stating public ly that I wouldn't accept such an ap pointment from anybody as a precious gift. Very truly youro, it Ip pd ilv J. O. HENSON. tSnbecrtb*. tor • - t-e.