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To the thousands of people who honored us with their presence on the occasion of the opening of our modern depart ment store on Saturday AGAIN WE THANK YOU WE?mmiWMJisBsamm?i 11| ????? ????ilK There will he souvenirs here all this week for those who were un able to come Saturday. Come in any day this week, see our beautiful store and get your souvenir. The Globe Department Store Formerly Lockwood's Location, 327 Main St. Clarksburg, West Virginia. Whiskey Insurrection From Hajmoud's History uf Harrison County. The only practical way the people, ?west of the mountains had of dis | posing of their surplus grain was by! distilling it Into whiskey, as :n that ; condition it was easy of transports ; tion. "Small distilleries abounded, j and whiskey became an important i article of commerce. In 1731 Congress passed a law. laying a small tax on stills, and tax ing whiskey at four pence p?-r gal Ion and appointed cxcise officers to enforce the law. This created great dissatisfaction ; in southwestern Pennsylvania, which! finally swelled into an insurrection | with Pittsburg as the center of -li* revolt. All the officers of the C'nieil States government were fore d to flee the country or to resign their offices. A few inhabitants of the border counties in Virginia participated in this feeling to a small extent. A party said to have been from Penn sylvania came to ilorcnntown on two or three occasions in attempts to force the excise officer io resign, and to stir up revolt among th^ people. The following letters will rive you an insight into the situation: Edward Smith writes from Win chester. August IT. IT94. to Edwcrd Covington, supervisor of revenue at Richmond stating: "That the collector at Morgan town 1 had been obliged to fly his home, and that the people of Randolph and Har rison counties are temperate on this' business and that the affair at Mor town was the result of a rabble who hare nothing to lose and that the best people are well disposed." Governor Henry Lee of Virginia Issued on August.'20. 1794, a procla mation stating: "That a bandetti from the western part of Pennsylvania have in defiance of law and order passed into this commonwealth, and by threats and other evil doings compelled an of ficer of the United States living in Morgantown to abandon his home, and seek personal safety by flight, and directing all officers and mili tary to apprehend any persons who Are offenders so that they may be dealt with according to law." Benjamin Wilson to Governor I.ee September 2. 1784. from Clarksburg: ??Yesterday, Captain John Hay mond favored m*9 J*"!th a sight of your letter to the county delegates, with your proclamation on tb? subject of the rebellion in Pennsylvania. For my part I am highly pleased with your procedure, as it is of instant value to the few who speak their sentiments, free and op?-n in favor of the government. I believe there are but few in the counties of Harrison. Monongalia and Randolph who will dare to appear in arms, when the standard of the United States is dis played at the head of our federal army." George Jackson to Lieutenant Governor James Wood, dated Clarks burg. September 7, 1704: "I do myself the honor to inform you that the piotkxus parti6?. in our ?Uter state against the excise law. seems as if they are disposed to give up their violent opposition and be come good citizens, but if truth of this I am not certain, but was yes terday informed by a gentleman of character immediately from there, that the officer from Morsantown. who 1 am informed is very 'scary* has got home again. "The Indians continue to alarm us very much. In the course of last month they killed and took five peo pio out. about IS or 2 0 miles from Clarksburg and have killed more cat iti our county this season than < \ er done in a summer before." ??olm Haymond to the Governor. "Clarksburg. Sept. 4. 1794. "I had the pleasure to receive :-ours of the Ct'th. August, with its enclosure, and am happy to inform you. that, although some people in this county have spoken in favor of the distractcd Pennsylvania procecd-1 , ilgs. a verj preat. majority art- ad [Verse to proceedings ?o destructive J to good order and subversive to the rights of a free, independent people. I have lately traveled through that' part oi Pennsylvania so unhappily engaged, and find | Iniost a total ne glect of their common interests, namely to gratify that spirit of op position which deprives th"m of com mon civility, as they scarcely let. a stranger pass without insulting him, violating their own liberty pole in scriptions. the lirst word of which is liberty." I For the conduct of tbe emissaries of 'hose unhappy people I refer you to M. Stillwell, who. I am informed was a witness to disseminations for which some doubt, whether the per sons deserve to be punished with rigor or not, I hope at least they met with a checii. which will for the fu ture d?-tor tbem from like conduct. Mr. Stillwell I am informed, is sent by Captain Lowther for money due the poor soldiers on our fron tiers. I believe many of tbem ar? in great need of money, and as th-y have hired a man to bring it I hope if possible to avoid it your excellen cy will not send him away empty." Written in reply to letter received from th*1 gov emor enclosing procla mation. George Jackson to Governor Lec, September S. 17P4: "I received your letter and procla mation by express. relative to the riotous party in Pennsylvania, and am happy <o inform you there ap pears to be no disposition in our part of the state, to use violence against the government or state government or the laws thereof." Washington at this time was pres ident with the seat of government at Philadelphia and he called for troops to suppress the insurrection from the state of Jersey. Penn sylvania, Maryland and Virginia to the number of fifteen thousand. The president himself came as far as Bedfora. in October, to look after affairs. He placed Governor Lee in command of the expedition, who marched at. once on Pittsburg and met with no opposition. Several of the leaders were ar rested but 110 lives were sacrificed and the insurrection was dissolved. The troops returned in November and were disbanded. The Virginia quota of troops in this campaign against the "whiskey) boys" as the insurrectionists were, called, was commanded by General I Daniel Morgan. He marched by way j of Cumberland and the Uraddock road. General Henry I,ee. who was in command was the celebrated "Light Jiorso Harry" of Revolutionary fame, and was the father of General Rob ert K. Leo. GOLF ASSOGiATiON Announces the Adoption of the Following Amendment of Association By-Laws. The executive committee of ihei United States Golf Association an nounced the adoption of the foliow ns amendment of the association by laws referring to open championship prizes: "Strike out. 'In the event of an amateur winning any cf tile above prizes, he shall be Riven an equiva lent in plate." and substitute therefor: " -ir tTle score made by an amateur should entitle him to any of the above /prizes, he shall be given a suiablc trophy in p!d:c. " "The entire amount of money prizes, lie shall be given a suitable fessional contestants and in determin ing the award thereof, the scores made by amateurs shall be eliminated"." The committee also voted to acid !<-? j the ??etiquette of soil" the following; new section: "Players who do not coninue in. :he match play rounds of i tourna ment. should be considered to have forfeited any prize they may have' won in the qualifying rounds." ; ,NTM?HS TO DAJOCE?SIW j DENVER. May 1.?Tourists ia Co!-: orado this summer probably will be] rt.artled aT th? sight of bare legged ' , nymphs draped in filmy and abbre viated classic costumes, dancing in the dC'v"V grass on a mountain top. near beautiful i.ake Eudora. A unique colony of aesthetic dancers has been j formed there by girls prominent in society in New York. Chicago. San: Francisco. Massachusetts and in sev eral western states. ?Miss Portia Sweet, of Chicago, ex ponent of the dance class'c and the Gre?k system for physical develop ment. arrived in Denver yesterday and began preparations to establish the colony. Discussing the coursr of, dancing and training sh? will teach. Miss Sweet said "A sort, of dfincdng will be taught. As for the costtrmc, it will be suitable to the kind of dance However, there will be no com pulsion. about the costume. If tfcey want to dance barefooted they 2iay. or they may wear shoes. The early port of the morning will be devoted fo Greek dance steps and the remainder of the day to horseback riding, jw;m ming. tennis, other sports, modern ! dancing and the rest." Among the eastern girls who hare already- registered as pupils are M4ss Charlotte 'Whedan, of New York. Stud the Masses Marlon ar.d Harriet Groz l ler, of Brodtline. Mass. IN WELL TWO HOURS WITH BABY IN ARMS . ? rj??? .1 - ?i_the child was crushed to death she Hanging from a Rope ?t is Nojbecanie violent. Wonder That the Mother i Tli? into which the cmid ten n p __ I had not been used in years. The UOeS orazy. j child in some way dislodged the rus I tv cover and tumbled in. The rnoth HARRISON. Ark.. May 1.?Her pr, to save him must have jumped baby dead despite the frightful or-! almost immediately into the well. A deal she experienced 10 save him. '? rope dangled from the cov#r, and al Mrs. Mary Austin, cf this town. !a: though moldy and ragged, it bore at h": florae under restraint and ap- i her weijtht. paron?i> hopelessly deranged. For! Screams were heard faintly nearly two hr>iir.- the woman hung from aj rwo hours before ih?> woman was rope in a well containing fourteen ; found, but no one of those who heard feet of water, her child in her arms; them .thought of the well, and powerless to Ret back to the snr-j A boy passing directly over it face. When rescucd and told that|heards groans and Rave the alarm. COMMISSION CHOSEN TO STUDY DRUNKARDS Governor Wishes Report to Next Legislature on Estab lishing Institution. BALTIMORE. Md.. May 1.?Gov ernor Goldsborougl) has named a commission which will study rbe prob lem of dealing with habitual drunk ards in the state. It is understood that the governor wishes the coni-i mission to attack the problem imme-! diately by having the men isolated j front other offenders at the house ofj correction and that he wishes the ' body to report at the next legislature J the feasibility of establishing a spec-, ial institution for them. Redeeming; the drunkard auu returning him to societ> as a useful and productive citi-^n is ?lie ultimate end of the; move. ? ik.- members of the .commission 1 arc: Dr. Nathan P. Gorter. health com-1 mlssioner for Baltimore; Paymond E.! [Kennedy, of the staff of the Evening; | Sun: George P. ^cClenry. manager: | of the Friendly Inn; Police -Turtlce ' Charles R. Schirm and J. Frank Sup-: j plee. Jr. Governor Studies Vce^tion. I The commissions have been mail [ ed. The appointments were made after the governor had conferred for several months with persons familiar with the problem and interested in it. Physicians have advanced this' change in methods of dealing with the drunkard for several years. The governor, in a statement Riven out .in connection with the announcement of the appointments, says that the present statoes llreoted againrl the drunkard are concerned only with punishing him by fines, ranging from $25 and costs to $100 and costs, ac cording to the degree of disordcrli ness which accompanies his fits of intoxication?or by imprisonment If he cannot pay his fine. To Experiment, at "The Cut." It Is the governor's theory that ? this is a crudc and in effective meth od of dealing with the drunkard. He thinks that by giving such a man , work in the op?n air and keeping him at it until he is freed from the j effects of his appetite he may become . tself supporting and self respecting., It is purposed to try this method out at the house of correction at first, the men who are sent there to be un der the supervision of the medical of ficrs of the institution. The establishment of a separate institution to which su>Si men will be sent is hoped for in the future. $135,000.00 is Carted Through Wall Street ?NEW YORK. Mar 1.?Wall Stroc-t was treated to the rather unusual spectacle Saturday afternoon of heav ily Laden trucks mo~ins: througn ihe district, manned by armed detectives and guarded by uniforoted poliCApire These trucks contained about 5135. OCOjO&a. belonging to the Mechanics and 'Metals' National bank, which was being transferred from the bank's old quarters in No. 50 Wall Street to its nerw home in No. 20 Nassau street, v.hirh was formerly occupied by the Fourth ^National bank. WHO SAID COLLEGE BOYS DO NOTHING BI T SMOKE "WEEDr* BETHANY, May 1.?After form ing a league for the suppression of ragtime music. this !<Vkle colipge town has taken the initiative in the formation of another organizaion that is intended to be tuition wide in its scope in "The No-Tobacco League of America." The organization ?as founded by Prof. A. P. Finley. of the Bethany college faculty, and will branch oat ior camps in the various cities and towns of the- country. A meeting will be held May 2 at Wellsburg. for the organization of a camp there. The object of the league is to make war against the tobacco business, both the habit and the raising of the weed. MARRIA GE BROKERS WINGS ARE CLIPPED Fodszus, New York, Had De pew and Garibaldi Names On List of Clients. NEW YORK, May 1.?Fritz Pod-s zus. years old. of 335 West End avenue, who combined real estate deals with the business of introduc ing "soul aiates" to each other, was convicted in special sessions of writ ing a letter to one of his former cus tomers in which he threatened expos ure unless he paid a promised bonus to the marriage broker for helping him to live happily ever after. Podszus stated in court that he had ; been making the course of true love run smooth for a consideration dur-j ing 35 years. Tie said he had a List' of 10.000 men and women who want-; ed to find out If anyone would marry, them. FYom the catalog kept by Podszus: of the men who aspired to rescue: some women from spinsterhood. As-< sistant District Attorney Ixjckhart! read a name which had been set down, as "thauncey M. Depew. 22 West Fif-j ty-fourth stret." Podszus says he didn't know the former sen?tor. but that he had gone to the Grand Centra! station one day to arrange a matri monial venure with a '-.an who sai:l he was "Dr. Depe?".=* The man failed to keep his appointment. "I see this page has the name of. Gen. Joseph Garibaldi," said JuMicet Freschi. inspecting one of Podsz-us's. "doomsday" books. "It says the gen-] eral wants a wife with $300,000. Do ? you know him" personally?" "Sure," was the unblushing reply of Podszus. whose grizzled haar, heavy mustache and spectacles were hardly suggestive of Cupid. "I have his pic ture." The assistant district attorney de clared that the books were filled with names which purported to be those of men and women, some of them al ready married. The ledgers were kept in the elaborate style of a police blotter and contained the candidates pedigrees and most of Their physical] and mental specifications. One of the clients, who was also offered to the marrying public in the matrimonial journal which Podsius published, wait inscribed as "Jask Ed wards. 47 West Forty-eighth street. 1n District Attorney Whitman's office.' I^ockbart said, and an investigation showed that the real Mr. Edwards was an editor who was considerably an noyed at the unfounded report that he wished for a wife, as he had one al ready. The man to whom Podszus sent the threatening .letter was listed as IHtary Banni3ter. of 1963 Daly ave nue. the Bronx? wants a $6.00<V wo man. religion immaterial, a fat widow with children preferred." One of his accomplishments was that he "plays the piano and phonograph." The wo man whom Piodszus picked out for him was 3Tisfi T-ena Coasart. of Coop erstown. X. Y.. who was described as poesesisxtg and expecting a leg acy 0C $30,000. They were married in 29H8. Bannister. In a note shown in court, which he gave to Pbdsrus. promised to pay the broker $250 it he married a woman Podszus thought "would sirt him. He also guarantees tie expen ses of Podszus '"till be finds the right woman. $100 if the applicant married on bis own account, and the saase sum if he was indiscreet." Client Wanted Moneyed Wife. ?'Didn't you go in to get a wocao with money?" Bannister -was ?iuesiioi ed on the stand by tbe lawyer I?r Podszus. "Vou bet J did,'" was tbc reply. "You wouldn't marry any oai elreT" "Not now I -wouldn't." Bannister an swered with conviction. After the marriage the professional chaperon began to demand liio fee for value- received, and on !?Burr>" '.lit Bann.ster charged hi.n with "writing a letter in which he ti!i his client, ce meant to go to Cooperstown and s?uc?w the promissory notes tr?rn no as- i 3 house. Two "week* :a,er Bannister saw Podszus and the latter acknowl edged that he had sent tbe letter. "He hasn't done anyt'iin^" h's coun sel urged in extenuatior. ""He's ju?t been a tool." Podszus was continued v-n hail for ? week pending sentence. MANDAMUS WRIT Is Issued by the State Supreme Court against the Balti more and Ohio. CHARLESTON. May 1.?The state supreme court of appeals has granted a writ of mandamus restrain ing the Baltimore and Ohio railroad from putting Into effect an increase of its passenger rates in excess of two cents per mile. The railroad had announced its intention of in creasing its rates beginning today, contending that the public service commission bad no jurisdiction to regulate rates. The writ granted by the supreme court is returnable May 11. HICCOVGHS 5 MONTHS: DOCTORS INCASE HIM IN A PLASTER CAST NEW YORK. May 1.?Ever since he ate his Thanksgiving dinner, five months ago. Cortlandt Brooks, cap tain of a lighter, who lives at Green 1 port. L- I., has been hiccoughing. Capt. Brooks Is in the Brooklyn hos pital and his case has aroused wid? interest among physicians. The his coughing spasms usually last for five or six hours each day. The patient who weighed 180 pounds when first seized, has lost 45 pounds and is a mere shell of the man he -was. Physicians are confident that the hiccoughs are caused fey tuberculosis of the spine and they incased Capt. Brooks in a plaster cast so that bis backbone is held absolutely rigid. In a few days he will probably go to his home, returning to the hospital at the end of a month, when a new plaster cast^will be fitted. Physicians at the hospital say that the htccougs wil dW appear after a while and that the victim mar be en tirely cured or his other trouble,- pro vided he remains constantly in the open air-.