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CLARKSBURG TEN
YEARS AGO
1
From the ran of Ibo Doily Telegram.
Preparations were being made for
i special session of United Statos
?lrcult court with Judge Nathan Ooff
in the bench to try the Daltlmore
ind Ohio and the Grafton and Be
ington railroad companies for al
eged discrimination in the dlslri
>ution of coal cars.
Harry Bland, of Salem, brought
lere as a suspected lunatic, had ty
phoid fever in the county jail.
R. M. Hite, of Fairmont, pur
chased 116 acres of coal near Co
umbla mines from John K. Stout
or $23,200.
Lee L. Malone. of Fairmont, gen
| ?ral manager of the Fairmont Coal
i Company, left for the Northwest to
j nspect, with other officials of the
\ :orapany, holdings of the Northwest
jrn Fuel Company.
Governor VV. M. O. Dawson was
ixuxtounced for an address at the
rsourt house here on the new state
; :ax laws.
J. Plnkus. chairman of the execu
tive committee of the National Lit
srary Society for the Blind, received
word In this city that George C.
3turgiss, of Morgantown, had do
nated a fifteen acre tract at Morgan
town for the establishment of a na
| tional free circulating library for the
j blind.
A bold burglary took place at Tin
Plate. Two unidentified men enter
ed a house occupied by Greeks and
stole three watches and a pistol.
When policemen reached the scene
the burglars were not there.
Charles P. Dallas resigned his po
rtion at the Traders hotel bar pre
paratory to going to Parkersburg,
where lie hud purchased a half in
terest In the Phoenix Cafe.
A kick was made because the city
crematory was being operated only
one day a week and fears were en
tertained for the health of the com
munity.
Mr. and Mrs. Gale Ebert, of Par
kersburg. were visiting the former's
j aunt, Mrs. C. J. Lang.
A. O. Ashburn, of West Union,
| was in the city looking after his cam
paign for state senator. He was the
. Republican nominee.
Report was declared to he untrue
(that the Syrian lepor who died at
! Pickens did not have a "decent"
burial. Men sent from Elkins buried
the remains, putting a barrel of lime
below th" coffin box. another in the
box containing the rolfin and still an
I other barrel of lime above the box.
CHARITY IS LOVE
IN THESE DAYS
ome Lofty Expressions by Lo
cal Minister Who Discusses
Associated Charities.
(By the Rev. J. M. Allsup.)
The word "charity" in our modern
rnes hns been changed into thnt
ofter and more kindly word, "love."
et, when the average individual
speaks of the relief extended to the
destitute, the bereaved and the
needy, that old. harsh word, "char
ty," finds a ready issuance from the
lips, and with Its utterance, the sub
ject of the relief is dismissed, and
the whole matter forgotten until an
other arises to again bring it to re-|
meinbrance.
While God's Word tells us that "it j
is more blessed to give than to re
ceive," yet the cold extension of
financial aid, with little or no thought
given to the Individual receiving it,
is sometimes actually numbing to the
sensibilities of the recipient; and the
oue extending aid in this heartless
maimer will find very little blessing
accruing to himself by reason of
such "charity" thoughtlessly given.
Stingy Han in Church.
In this connection. I am reminded
of the stingy man In church, who,
when the collection plate was passed, j
P'aced upon it what he though to be j
a penny, but immediately he dls-1
covered it was a *5 gold piece. Call-!
ing back the usher, he explained his!
Patsy Belottl
106 W. Pike street.
CABINET MAKER
Artistic Wood Curving
ALL HANDWORK
Antique Furniture Repaired.
Period Furniture Reproduced. B
mistake, when the latter replied:
1 "Oh. well, lft it go at that; you will
j get credit with the Lord for a penny,
j and the church will get the benefit of
the $4.D!?. So it i? with the mere
j tossing, to the wayside beggar, of
I alms. Almost invariably, these street
beggars are impostors, and to givo
to them is actually to discourge dls
j houesty.
For several years there sat day
I after day on the Main srteet bridge
1 spanning tlie canal at Cincinnati, a
| man with only one arm. grinding
t away a little hand organ. Nickles and
dimes made a merry rattle almost
continuously into the little tin cup
upon the top of the organ, for this
is one of the busy shopping districts
of that city. Some years ago this
man said to the writer: "The world
owes me a living, because I have
only one arm. And I am getting it,
too. I own today seven houses, with
the lots upon which they stand."
and he named a beautiful suburb of
the city in which these houses were
located. 4,A11," said he, "bought
with the money dropped into my lit
tle tin cup day after day."
Chronic Condition.
Pauperism, with all that word
means, thus becomes a chronic condi-!
tio nof those who would, with loving}
encouragement, become self-support-;
ing, and an honor to the community,!
instead of a problem.
Again, the fact is not to be over
looked, that with such thoughtless
giving, there is a duplication of ef
fort. with its harmful features.
Thrift, independence and industry arc
thus positively discouraged, and
those who are thus papuperized, be
come a harmful element in the com
munity; i in posters, beggars and vag
rants infest the city.
The average man, when appealed
to for aid will take the easiest course.
He will hand out his money, and thus
dismiss from his mind any further
claims upon his time and atten
tion. But to give money or supplies j
to an applicant for aid. when em
ployment is the greater need, Is but
to make a pauper of the man, and to
destroy his self-respect. The charity
of today, while ministering to the
We Will Build, Rebuild Or
Repair Anything
Special Attention Given to
Building Models For
Inventors
J. REX DAVIS
REPAIR SHOP
Phone 184 GARAGE Hewes St.
FINE TAILORING
Wehave the greatest line of Woolens ever shown in Cl&rkabarg.
Our tailoring is done in oar own sanitary shop. We have the best
of Journeyman tailors that can be procured anywhere.
Call and let as show yon how we make them.
Bloch Tailoring Co.
Pike Street. Masonic Temple
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needs of tho poor and mlBerable of
mankind more tenderly and intelli
gently than ever before, must ever
strive to discover and to roraov* the
cuufles of tho distress, and to prevent'
their recurrence.
Dangerous Body.
Possibly >011 may be one of those I
who Bay: "I would rather be? im
posed upon time after time, than to:
miBH giving to one of God's worthy
poor." That is Ann sentiment. but |
do not lose Bight of the fact that, in
encouraging the many unworthy, a ?
dangerous body of dishonest people I
are being encouraged to prey upon
Boclety: and that from the criirn* of
professional pauperiBm, they gradu
ate into greater criminal practices
upon the community.
Not only can poverty be cured, but
pauperism and impoBitlon can be
prevented. Hut it can only be done
by an Intelligent understanding of
the needs of the individual helped.
And in no better way can this be
done than by on", central, fully or
ganised institution for the study and
relief of individual requirements,
where the funds may be administer
ed so as to do the largest possible
amount of good.
fteiuton for Existence,
Just here is where the Associated
Charities finds its reason for exist
ence. All cases of destitution and
suffering are here intelligently
handled; duplication of effort is
avoided; imposters soon And that
this city is no comfortable place for
them to exist, and the average citi
zen at all timea feels that his obli
gation to the needy has been Intelli
gently discharged, and his generosi
ty ha? not been abused.
The Clarksburg Associated Char
ities has, during the thirty months
of its existence, made an excellent
record for economical management.
Hut you. reader, will never be con
vinced of this by a newspaper article.
The Associated Charities inviteB you
cordially to visit its rooms in the
Latstetter building, with a mind
open to conviction, and you will
leave these rooms an ardent advo
cate of scientific and organized dis
tribution of relief to the needy of
our city.
OB. SHAW TO
MAKE SPEECH
IN SALEM CITY
And Her Coming is a Much
Talked of Event in the Sec
ond City of the County.
SALEM, Oct. 21?The much talked
of event is the coming of Dr. Anna
Howard Shaw to Salem Sunday, Oc
tober 22. She i? announced to speak
at 3 o'clock at the Baptist church,
where she will preach a suffrage ser
mon.
This Is an unusual event for thlB
community to have so distinguished
a personage as Doctor Shaw to visit
us. Dr. Shaw is the most noted ad
vocate of the equal franchise, and
was a pioneer of the movement and
has taken an active part in all the
state campaigns where women have
a vote. She is an ordained minis
ter of the Methodist Protestant
church and a platform orator of rare
ability and experience. Dr. Shaw is
touring West Virginia in the interest
of the suffrage amendment, and
wherever she has appeared in this
state, she has attracted great crowd5*
a majority of whom have been
voters. She will arrive in this city
early Sunday morning.
Perinc's Tragic Death.
The tragic death of D. I,. Perine 1
on Friday was a great shock to the !
town and community. He was very
generally known, having been a
prominent resident and citizen her??
for more than ten years, and vitally
interested in the general Rood and
advancement of the city. He will be
greatly missed in business, civic, po
litical and church circles, as in all
these varied departments he was in
the lead, always ready to do h!3
part to advance the interests of the
community, church or slate. The;
funeral will be held Sunday at the;
Methodist Protectant church at West
Miiford at 1 o'clock.
Couple Married.
Leo D. Richardson, of Knox. Pa.,
and Miss Hazel Agnes Davis, of Sa
lem. were united in marriage at
[Clarksburg Friday morning. The
couple left on train No. 2 for Knox.
Pa., where they will make their fu
> ture home. The bridegroom is an
'auditor connected with th?* Baltimore
i and Ohio railroad. The bride is a
I daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E. n. Da
vis, of Salem, and was an efficient
clerk in her father's store for several
j months. She is also very popular
! among the younger set.
To Discharge Debt.
i The Baptist church membership is
i launching a movement to discharge
? the debt against its new church
building and parsonape, and a
thorough canvass of the membership
will be made to secure the fund In
' cash and pledges. It is also planned
! by the church to decorate the inter
ior of the building.
Belgian Ro?Sef.
Monday night the Strand theater
will give the proceeds of the night
to the Belgian relief fund. The salo
of ticket will be in charge of the
local relief committee.
G1a*s Factories to Start,
Wednesday night all three of the
local glass factories will resume the
making of window glass with a full
complement of men. The prospects
appear good for a profitable fire to
tho workers and also to the owners
of the plants.
Personal*.
B. F. Sturm was here Friday, hav
ing returned from Pittsburg, where
I he spent some time. He also visited
; relatives at Bristol.
Dexter G. Powell was at Clarks
burg Saturday, where he went to see
his wife, who is a patient at St.
Mary's hospital, having underwent
a critical surgical operation. Mrs.
Powell Is recovering rapidly and
will soon be brought home.
i
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The sunny Soutk's gift
to cigarette smokers
All the warmth and charm of the south's
mellow sunshine are wrapped up in every
Piedmont cigarettc you put a light to.
Because Piedmonts are the highest-grade
Virginia-Carojina tobacco. Lively and
golden, Virginia-Carolina is "the tobacco
man's tobacco".
If you like life and character in a cigarette,
you'll be delighted with what Piedmonts
have to offer you.
VIRGINIA-CAROLINA TOBACCO PAYS NO
DUTY-ALL THE VALUE IS IN THE CIGA
RETTE,
"A package of Piedmonts, please"
19fir Ofr
Dolly Mad I ton's old hrm? at Mdntfiilltl
in the Virginia tobacco country
NOTE:?A package of ten cigarette* made o#
all Turkish tobacco costi the smoker 10 or 15c.
A package of ten Piedmonts made of highest
grade Virginia-Carolina tobacco costi the smoker
only 5c. Why the difference? Because Piedmont*
pay no duty, no ocean freight, no marine insur
ance, no expensive importing charges.
-
FEDERATION SENDS OUT
AN APPEAL TO LABOR
In Which It Tries to Scare
Wage Earners into Voting for
Wilson's Re-Election.
(?V ASSOCIATED PftKBS>
"WASHINGTON. Oct. 21.?Organ-!
ized labor's first official appeal to its |
membership in behalf of President
Wilson's re-election was made public
today, at the American Federation;
of Labor headquarters. It is in tin*
form of a circular letter to all of
ficers of organized labor, calling on
them to hold special meetings if nec
essary to consider the issues of the
campaign, and see to it that wage
earners go to the polls to protect their
interests against "Wall street."
The letter is signed by Samuel
Gompers, president; James O'Connell,
vice president; and Frank Morrison,
secretary, as the federation's labor
representation committee, and it has
been sent to the heads of all affiliated
organizations. In reviewing the
record of the administration, it prais
es the president's course in foreipn
affairs, declaring that without war he
has secured all the protection and
benefits that would have accrucd
from a successful war. and asserts
that at home the labor movement
"has been able to secure recognition
for the rights of human beings and
opportunity for all to participate in
the affairs or the nation in a degree
that never before has been accom
plished."
Following is the letter in part:
"Greeting:?Never at any time
within the last fifty years have the
workers had mor?* at stake in any po
litical campaign than in the ooe that
is to be discussed in the election No
vember 7.
"During the present administra
| tlon and particularly in this cam
paign there has been developed a
clear cut issue between the workers?
the producers- and those who manip
ulate the products of thejabor of oth
ers. The issue is represented in the
campaign by the conflicting interests
represented by labor and Wall street.
"During tho present administration
the organized labor movement has
been able to secure recognition for
the rights of human beings and op
portunity for nil to participate in the
( affairs of the nation in a degree that
has never before been accomplished.
"The dignity of human lif<- and the
value of the co-operation of those
whose work is necessary to the pro
cesses of industry and commerce have
been given an important place in con
sidering all problems that concern tho
nation. This recognition has taken
the form of legislation necessary to
protect the interests of wage earners
and in the ideals of humanity that
have guided and directed national
policies both at home and in our rela
tions with othe nations.
"Though half of the world has been
involved in a terrific conflict and it
seemed at times as though our nation
might be drawn into the vortex of hu
Dr. J. W. Worley and A. D. Stone
street have returned from a hunting
trip in Braxton county. They
brought bac ka liberal amount of
game caught on the trip.
man slaughter, yet the chief executive!
of our land has been able to managcl
the affairs of the nation and the in-j
terests of our citizens so that wlth-j
out the horrors of war he has estab
lished and maintained protection of
human life and human right in the'
somewhat vagfie domain bf interna
tional law. Without involving this,
nation in war, he has secured for us'
all of the protection and all of the
benefits that would have accrued from
a successful international war, and
by diplomatic correspondence, has
achieved the victory of embodying
concepts of humanity in international
activity, at least in so far as Amer
ica Is concerned.
"The interests that have been seed
ing to plunge our country into war
not only with European countries,
but also with Mexico are the interests
that are represented by the most sel
fish and most consciencless element of
' Wall street."
After mentioning the eight-hour
day act. the seamen's law and the
child labor law, the letter adds: "It
is impossible to give the full list of
remedial and protective legislation
that carries its benificent influence
into the homes of millions of Amer
ica's workers."
Of Campaign are Ably Dis
i cussed by Reed, Gribble and
Others at Lost Creek.
LOST CREEK. Oct. 21.?A largo ;md
i enthusiastic audience of citizens heard
issues of the campaign ably discussed
;it a Republican rally held in the town
hall here tonight The speakers were
Stuart F. Reed. Republican nominee
for Third district congressman; Wal
lace Gribble. of West I'nion. nominee
for state senator, and Will E. Morris*
national issues and the others treated
Harrison county. Mr. Reed discussed
national issues and the oters treated
state and local affairs. They drove
| home some telling points and were
warmly applauded.
Several county nominees were on
the platform, including Lloyd Griffin,
of Clarksburg, for sheriff; Charles A.
j button, of Bridgeport, nominee for
' judge of the criminal court; John
Moore, of Bridgeport, Rossi M. Fisher,
of Wilsonburg, and S. R. Harrison. Jr.,
of Clarksburg, nominees for the House
of Delegates, and Dorsey W. Cork, of
Mount Clare, nominee for county com
missioner. George Wetzel, of Lost
Creek, called the assemblage to order
and presided as chairman.
WAUKESHA. Wis., Oct. 21?Wal
do Muckleston. former star half
back of a University of Wisconsin
football team, and once captain of
its baseball team, was wounded in
France October 8, according to word
received here today. He was a
member of the Canadian army en
gineering corps.
ATHIjKTE injured.
(?V ttlOCIATCD F*MH
(Continued from page 1. first section.)
statement tonight declared figures.
lmsed nn "returns which are rock hot-1
I torn" insure New York to the Demo- i
! crats. Governor Whitman, he said, I
"who Is stronger than Charles E.!
Hughes up the state," will hardly re-,
ceive a plurality up state of more than
70,000, whereas it is expected Prcsl
i dent Wilson and Samuel Seabury. the
; Democratic candidate for governor,
will have at least 100,000 plurality in
I greater New York.
! Arrangements were completed to
; night, it was announced, for a "whirl
wind" campaign of New York state bjr
the Young Men's Democratic Xieague,
DEMOCRATSlET
(Continued from page 1, first section.)
Ferrell.
The governor took occasion to refer
to the kind of mon the Democratic par
ty was sending on his trial for t lict
purpose of vilifying and misrepresent
ing him. "If you don't know these
men. ask your neighbor. I leave ii to
you to give such credencc to their
utterances as your Judgment indi
cates."
THE COLD WINTRY BLASTS
Will Sooii Be Here
our
OVERCOATS
For .particular dresser?, have tliat dis
1 inctive style and fit von 'like so well.
Come in! Clarice over our beautiful
new Woolens. Most tempting values
and prices.
Let Us Be Your Tailors.
Phones: Bell 1207. Home 507. Gore Hotel Bldg.
NOTICE!
Owing to the high cost of feed, labor, repairs, etc.,
we are compelled to raise the rate of teams on day
work; therefore, beginning Nov. 1st, 1916, the rate
for day work will be $6.00 per diay, except when the
trains are gone over night, then the customer pays
the expense. A charge of two dollars per day will
be made for boiler trucks.
Mt. State Transfer & Supply Co.
Union Storage & Transfer Co,
Clarksburg Transfer & Storage Co.

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