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■***>- xt: nMwotMNNiagMMMaMMMIMMi This year marhs the anni versary of the establish ment of the first savings bajih in the United States. In commemoration of this centennial, banKers* organ izations are speeding up the thriit movement. Strangely enough, this ef fort comes at a time when national progress in com merce and industry depend on the people’s power to save. No longer can America draw on the savings of the thrifty people of Europe for capital with which to de velop its resources. From now on the United States must produce its own capital. account in a savings banK, insures national progress and your own inde pendence. One Dollar Starts an ylccount! The Peoples Bank of Grantsville W. H. AYERS, Pcs. ALBERT SMITH,Vice-Pres. B. G. STUMP; Cashier The Calhoun Chronicfe mjj'xu' i.Hiri . LOCAL HAPPENINGS % j Mrs. Bud Ayers, of Nobe, was shopping in town Satur day. Charley Bell, of Joker, was a business caller in town the last of the week. POPLAR LOGS WANTED. Also ' White Oak nml Walnut Logs, veneer grade. Write Conroy-Buchanan Lbr. Co., Jamestown, N. Y. 1123-4t Mrs. Emmit Carpenter anti, children are visiting at Creston •! this week. Mr. and Mrs. P: Motion! re turned home Saturday uom a few ck-ia at Baltimore. Mr. and Mrs. George McEnd ree, of Pine Creek, were shop ing here Friday. Mr. and Mrs. Jerome Frame, j of Philipps Run were shopping in town this week. Hall Andrews an up to date citizen of Yellow Creek, was here on busiuess- Monday. We are receiving daily beautiful lines of Christmas Books, Stationery and Novelties that will help you solve your gift problems. The Chronicle Bookstore. Mrs. Henry Jackson of Yellow Creek, was visiting her daughter Mrs. Mary Dick this week. Mr. Isaac Hershman, of Dod rill, was in town a few hours the last of the week. Bra/ison Grogg, of Big Bend, was a pleasant Caller at the Chronicle office Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Osbourne of Bull River, were doing some Xmas, shopping here Saturday. A pretty line of Rnstcraft Novelties for Christmas, includh« Narcissus p.ulbs and l'.owl are on display at the Chronicle P.ookstore. C. J. Thomas, a first cla.-n citizen of Joker, paid th • Chron icle Book Store a visit Wednes day. Oka Richard, of Big Springs i* -employed by the Hope Gas Co. in the construction of their new barn. John Hamilton, Jr., who has been in school at Washington, I). C., returned home Saturday to spend Holidays. Walter Elliott, an industrious school teacher of Pine Creek, was looking after busine.-.s here Saturday. » M. A. C. Board received a broken leg Monday while load ing some wagons with lumber and the rick from which he was leading toppled over on him. t. » See the pretty line of Christmas am New Year Greeting Cards on display at the Chronicle I took store. Printed with your name or plain uud at price Iran five ceuta upward. Mr. Eilahue Stump, an excell ent citizen of Stumptown wa<* a pleasant caller at the Chronicle office Wednesday. A foot bridge across the Little Kanawha River, joining the B. j R. Stump lots with Grantsville, is now under construction. Richard Hamilton, will spend ! holidays with his parents and friends in Grantsville. He has been in school at Morgantown. Lost—One 12 size 17 Jewel Royal Waltham watcli. Hunting case. The • finder will he rewarded for the return of watch. Ira Stump, Grantsville, W. j Va. 12-7 2t Rev. O. F. Jackson, of Bridge port, W. Va. preached a fir.o sermon at the local Baptist j Church Sunuay and also Sunday night. v Etta Dawson, who for some time has been assisting the Sher iff with his books departed for: home on Annamoriah, Wednes- j day. The Local Graded school closed , last Friday until after Holidays, Misses Mary and Glady Davis teachers departed for home near Parkersburg, Saturday. Men and women average $1.00 per hour selling hosiery, four pairs guar anteed wear four inontha or new hosiery free. We pay 30 per cent commission. Free samples to working agents. Complete line of wool and heather mixtures. This Is the big hosiery season. Experience unneces sary. ISagle Hosiery Works. Darby. P*. 10-12-10* | Two Men Gels Poison George Blankinship of Anna moriah, and his brother John of Creston, were staying over night at the Grantsville Hotel Saturday night and sometime in the night they both took dangerously ill. George was entirely unconscious. John was suffering much pain, and his groans aroused the man occupying the room opposite his. ho gave the alarm and Dr. Mo) ford was soon called to rend er assistance. Both regained \ consciousness by morning and were able on Monday morning , to get to the boat on their way home. Their illness is believed to have come about by something they had eaten containing pois onous acid. These men were employed by the Hope Gas Company and were on their way to Lockney where they were to begin work on a drilling well. Jay Cunningham Federal Ap praiser representing the Federal I^and Banks of Baltimore Md., spent the past, ten days in the investigation of the loan values of thirty three applications made through the Calhoun and Brax ton County National Farm Loan Association. These Loans are closed at the rate ot interest 5 1-2 per cent i payable semi-annually, 1 per >; cent additional is applied'anually on the principal. The loan may run foi* 34 1-2 years. Semi-an nual payments of $3.25 on th<= $100. wich includes interest and ! principal. Homer Dean To (io On Trial This Week Charleston. W. Va. Dec. 13,— Homer H. Dean, former cashier j of the National Bank of Sutton, will come to trial in United States district court here Tues day on a charge of embezze! ment, Dean was captured in Cincin nati after a search of eight years. Dean according to allegations in the indictment, fled from Sut i ton in 1914 on the arrival of the bank exmainer. His departure left stockholders without any knowledge of the affairs of the bankS and retarded settlement considerably, il is said In the past eight years, approximately 95 percent of the liabilities have been paid under receivership, it is said. Dean when captured in Cin cinnati had a home at Columbus where he had worked up from position of clerk to an office of responsibility in a business firm. Farm for sale—Eighty acres of fine land, forty acres of which is level. 50 bearing apple trees, 50 young trees four year old. School house at. place. On good public road. On Bull river, in three mile of Grantsville. Reasonably priced, easy terms. If interested call on, I. S. Geho. 12-21-4t. Freed News Mrs. Grace Holpp and little daughter Claire Mae are visiting at Belmont and Clarksburg. Master. Rex Collins has been poorly with chicken pox. Rev. J. M. Snider closed a re vival meeting at Norman Ridge Tuesday. He had a very succes tul meeting. Miss Opal Coilins, Edith and Ressie Wilson has been visiting friends and relatives on Yellow creek for a few days. (Iar.'ey Ferrell spe.it Saturday and Sunday wi.h his parents Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Ferrell of Grants ville. Mr. Denver Wilson and wife spent Saturday and Sunday with M. M. Brohard and family at Hartley. We have young peoples meet ing at Hoy U. B. Chapel every Sunday night. Everybody is in vited to come. Mr. and Mrs. Z. 0. Cooper has been visiting W. M. Cooper’s at Mellin. Mr. Carl Belt spent a few days at p’airmont the first of the week. P. W. Cohins has been on the sick list for a few days. Roy Mormon and Merle Snider spent a few days of last week at Parkersburg. James A. Metz, and family have recently moved to Standing Stone. Henrietta News Mrs. I. R. Yoak and two children Oleta and Harold spent Saturday and Sunday with the former’s sister Mrs. Everett Burns. Davis Wilson, Edward and Delmar Wright visited at the home of Fred Johnson’s Sunday. Miss Merrell Johnson was shopping in Grantsville Satur day. Misses, Alma Bennett, Rachel -»nd Lillian Fredrick and Mr. Verl Gainer spent Saturday in Grantsville. Mr. Hward Burns and Eugene Peninger attended the Show at Grantsville Saturday Vight. Mr. and Mrs. Scott Stewart and little son Donald Vane was visiting the latt>*r’s parents Mr.and Mrs. C. R. Johnson Sunday. Mr. C. R. Johnson has been working at Nolu all the past wee.*.. Walnut Notes Our scho I is doing double work now. Our Christmas pro gram is being got up without ne glecting our studies. The Schol ars are very much interested and are anxious for the program. We cordially invite everybody to come. Program will be at Wal nut Church Sundoy night Dec. 24th.- • Mrs. Herbert Haught and sister-in-law Miss Georgia of Iuka are visiting friends and relatives now. Mrs. Haught was greatly shocked on receiving a letter from her husband stating that their home store hac been completely destroyed by fire. Miss.. Thelma Arnold proved herself a very pieasont hostess last Sat. night Dec 9th. to a score of friends when she celebrated her fifteenth birthday with a party. Games of various order passed the house all too quickly for the merry guest. The party was closed with the serving of refreshments. Those attending were: Misses. Dovie Dobbins, Sada and Reva Knotts, Georgia liought. Dona llelmic. Ruth Farrar, Inez Johnson, Tressa Fuiks. and Nelsa Farrar. Messrs: Lee Knotts, Mindle Gump, Davy and Denver Chenoweth Lynn Arnold, Homer Bard, Tommy Cummins, Shirley Downey, Rossie Criss, Sammie Farrar, Fred Weekly, Shirley and Riley Sears, Chilton Campbell and Jennings Helmic. Dwight Fuiks was married to Miss Cora McClung of Elana, a few dr.ys ago. They were wel comed with a serenade. Misses. Tadie Knotts and Nelsa Farrar were the week-end guest of Miss Ruth Farrar. L. A. Herd way and daughter Ethel are visiting his sister at Sandy now. News of Hartley and Freed Rev. Fran Bennett is conduct ing a protracted meeting at the Prosperity Baptist Church. M. M. Brohard, merchant of Hartley was a business visitor at Parkersburg last week. Announcement is made of the marriage of Mr. Weldan Ken 'ey of Williimstown and Miss Mildred Beegie of Ravens wood, W. Va. both of whom are well known in Parkersburg. The nuptials were quietly celebrated on thursday and the news will come as a complete but delight ful surprise as it was expected that the event would be brilliant ly celebrated during the holidays, at the home of the bride. Mr. Kinney is a son of Mr and Mrs. W. O. Kinney and is a graduate of Marietta College and is a member of the Delta Upsilean Fraternity but is he is better known here as a studem of the Parkersburg High School from which he graduated and in -vhose activities he took an active part he is now employed in the oil fields at Macfarlan, W. Va. The Bride is an attractive and accomplished young girl and has has also a number of friends in this city who will [extend their best wishes. —TheParkers burg News. 1 he broom is well known in the Hartley vicinity where he is I employed by the Itichtor Oil! company the bride will reside at Hartley where he has a nice little cattage almost completed. There will be an Xmas Tree intertainment at the three mile school house Christmas eve. The Richtor Oil Co. has : <1 ri lied their No. 1 in on the Rilla ; j Snider farm and is a three barrel ! oil well producer. Runald McCray of Three Mile received a broken arm some days ■ hro by falling over a rock wall. 1 Mr. aud Mrs. Emil Mathess are visiting the former’s parents ' at sistersville for several days. Clarence and Burl Dawson of Parkersburg are visiting rela tives and friends in this vicinity ; for some time. Norman Ridge News Our revival meeting is going on now, and we are sure having a fine meeting. There has been upwards of twenty conversions ) and others coming out. Rev. J. M. Snider is conducting the meeting. Rev. 0. P. Richards and uncle Rubin Hodges were tailing on Mr. and Mrs, Arthur Petty last ( Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Clay Collins, of I REDUCED PRICES LOWEST PRICES IN HISTORY OF FORD MOTOR CO. Old Price New Price CHASSIS.$285 $235 RUNABOUT . . ...$319 $269 TOURING.'v $348 $298 TRUCK. $430 $380 COUPE. $580 $530 SEDAN. $645 $595 TRACTOR . $395 F. O. B. DETROIT The Oles Garage GRANTSVILLE, WEST VIRGINIA . , 4 , Leading Creek, were visiting the latter’s parents Mr. and Mrs. B. R. Holbert, last Saturday and Sunday. Mrs. Willey Taylor was visit ing her parents Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Yoak last week. Misses. Maxene Bush and Lona Rogers, of Brooksville, were vis iting Miss Nellda Yoak last Sat urday and Sunday. Quite a number of people were calling on Mr. and Mrs. A. R. Holbert last Sunday. Thev were as follows: Mis3 s 1,1 ax - ene Busch, Luna Rogers, Ruth Hosey, Etteh Wilson, Gearl and Nancy Richards. Messers Alfred Selmon, John W. Yoak, Ruben Hodges, Alva and Loyal Yoak, Bernard and Lenord Richards. Mr. and Mrs. Col Rader of Brooksville, have been attend ing the meeting quite a bit. Mrs. Willey Taylor was calling on Mrs. Frank Holbert one day last week. Mr. B. R. Holbert has been layed up with Rheumatism for a few days but he is some better at this writing. Miss Eva Richards teacher of the spruce hollow school dismiss ed school at recess last Tuesday morning and brought her pupils up to meeting. We think that is a noble act. Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Richard were calling on Mr. and Mrs. A. T. Yoak one day last week. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Holbert’s little daughter has been real sick for a few days but she is some better at this writing. Institute Program Program for Lee District In stitute, Craddock School House January 1st. 1923. Opening exercise, Song, West Virginia Hills. Devotional exercise, Rev. C. ' Stalnaker. The purpose of the District' Institute, T. C. Cain. Teaching spelling in the upper j grades: Lizzie Fritz and Hazel McCoy. Correlating Civics and History LennaL. Ball and Commodore Nutter. Noon. What the Community expects of the terchers: Hollie Neater and Wheeler Chenoweth. What the Teachers expect of the Community: A. J. Stemple and Walter Scott. Hiw I teach Penmanship: Iva Brannon. Round Table Discussion. Make yonr selection of Christmaa Greeting Cards early and avoid disap pointment in choice. Our line la full and complete now but will not he un broken long. The Chronicle Bookstore. « » :: The Grantsville Painting Co. I : G. C. 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McCall’s Magazine, 12 Fashion Numbers 1.00 )$3*^^ jj niiiiiiiiriiimiiiiniiiiiimniniimnifTTTTn A Pullman Hanger Uiiiiiiiiiiiiiii'iiiiiiiiiiluiiiiiiiuiiiiiiiiiiiM Everyone who travels will like this handy Pullman hanger which folds up so thnt It will slip Into a suitcase. It t Is merely a large pocket made of ere- * tohno and plain chainbray, 18 Inches long and 11 Inches wide and It Is made over a Jointed, metal hanger. A , large safety pin hangs from a loop of tape at each end and the plain side has a small pocket that fastens down with snap fasteners. CALHOUN COUNTY NATIONAL FARM LOAN ASSOCIATION Board of drectors: E. E. IJoyd J. W Chenoweth. J. W. Smith. W. H Vincent and Selddn Wayne. Loan Committee : W. T. Mom, Perry Meadows and C. K. Chenoweth. For further Information, write J Ulmer Hall, Secy-Treas., Walnut, W. Va.. or Blllott Chenoweth, A be tract Attorney, Ormnieville. For Sale—Choice building lot In South Grantsville. Opposite High School and fifty feet from State Road. Priced to sell. See W. H. Hickman, Grantsvllle, W. Va. 10-20-tf NOTICE I dcalro to notify the public generally that I will not bo responsible for any debts made by my son, John N. Vlnceut, as ho has left. home. He will be of age Cet. 8. 1027. This November 4, 1022. W. II. VINCENT, tl-0 4t Chole, W. Va. —■««—me——— i ■ I Our Optioal Department Is complete ki every detail for the Examination of Eyes by Registered Optometrist. Fitting All Styles Speeta dec and Eye Glasses and Grinding of Lenses I This enables as to deliver I Glasses in r. lew hours. We dnpiioata Broken Leas, as sent ns by mill and return samo day as staved. Rend j swr lu-Aer lea sea or oej>y M preaertj J. Wethoi M A Son Jewelen i foUdant PARKERSBL #A W. VA.