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For Saturday & Monday BALBRIGGAN UNDERWEAR Regular 50c Quality 35c JUST RECEIVED New and Complete Line ot SUMMER SHIRTS (Soft and Stiff Collars to Match) Plain Colors and Fancy Stripes $1.00 to $3.00 SEE WINDOWS Henry Smith One Price Clothier 222 Capitol St. TRY ONE OF OUR $15 SUITS An Appeal for Funds For the Hill Top School The strenuous days of class ex aminations, school closing, teachers' examinations, meeting Hoards, pre paring reports, having hooks and accounts audited, meeting Trustee Boards and planting crops arc past for a time. But two short months '? remain till the f,... ? ve:: ti >n at ?] Winona, which closes t lie ecclesias- j tic >ear and end the conditional i educaional rally. Now is our oi>por- 1 t unity. Why limp along, when we I can walk? Why act the part of child- 1 ren, when we should quit ourselves i as men? Let us brace up. Let < every man, woman, boy and girl step f in the line. Remem'ber, many hands! jtnake li.^ht work. Let us push tnel 1 ?battle to the Kate for the 13,000, for education and claim the $-.000 from our white friends. The Sunday School Convention raised for education and paid over to the Seminary trustee board $525. This breaks all past records for the Sunday School Con wnt ion. T|ht remaining; annual bodies, we hope, and believe, in spite ot the dull time will do better for education than ev er before. We must uo it to dis charge our full duty and win. Be sides, the efforts made through th^[ regular channels of the annual boa ies. we must make special effort, ye&, determined special effort, character ized by business-like methods. If possible, ive should be in woai l.ion to renew the work on the new luiiUing uy July l si, at tthe far thest not later than July 15th. To do this we need $100; as the J.". 2 5 sent in by the Sunday School Convention was at once paid out on old accounts. We want 100 persons to send us $1 each by July 1st. Send it so soon as you finish reacWng this appeal. Send it by certified check or foetal money order. Send it! Senu it! Send it! Don't J fail to send it. Our next week's ar ' ' c I e will contain a report of all who send the $1.00. We want 100 persons to take sol iciting papers that we have prepared and raise for the Seminary $10 each by August 1 5th, to push the work of finishing the kitchen, dining room, chapel and enough dormitory rooms to enaJble us to occupy the building with t lie opening of t ne Fall Term. Full report will be made through the papers o? all work done. Three valuable prizes will >be awarded the three persons who do the best work in the Rally. Bend at once for a soliciting pa .1 . M. AttirjiiL, f 1 1* t> meiit. WINS FIGHT KOK LIFK. It was a long and bloody battle for lite that was waged by James B. Mer shon, of Newark, X. J., of which ho writes: "1 had lost much blood irorn lung hemorrhages, and was very weak and run down. For eight months I was unable to work. Death seemed close on mv he?*!s, when 1 be ;an, three weeks ago, to use Dr. King' New Discovery. Hut it has helped me greatly. It is doing ail what you claim." For weak, sore lungs, obstinate coughs, stubborn ?olds, hoarseness, la grippe, nst.hma., lav-fever or any throat or lung trou ble its supreme. 5Uv and $1.00. Frial bottle tree. (Juaranteed by ill druggists. 6 . 1 - 4 1 mYsS* KMBIiV WILL TEACH AT LOriSVlIiLK Institute, June 21. ? Miss Jessie F. Enl'bry, of Columbus, Ohio, ha? resigned her position as teacher of Rnglish and German in the West Virginia Colored Institute, where she has been em-ployed during the |)ast two years, and has accepted a position in the public Colored Nor mal School of Louisville, Kv. Miss Embry is anticipating the assump- 1 Lion of her new duties in Septeimber with quite a good deal of pleasure, not only because the new position offers greater remuneration for her services, but, also, because Louis ville is her original home, and she lias many friends in that city. If you are working and saving your money and putting it in a bank where you get no interest, keep Ing it in a trunk or hiding it. some where about your house ? You Are Working for Money. c If you are working and saving your money and investing it in a safe way, where it will bo working day and night whether you are working or not, and niakipg you least six per cent, interest ? Your Money is Working For You. The Pythian Mutual Investment Association was organized in order to give us an opportunity to put the money we could save together and then put it to work. The above is a picture of our building on the Capitol Square in Charleston. We have just purchased a splendid three story brick building on one of the main business streets in the city of Huntington. The first tloor ia occupied by the Huntington Herald, the largest daily newspaper published in that section of the sUite, the seebnd floo* is used for office rooms, while tin* third floor is a law assembly and lodge ball. This building is sure to pay us well. After the Charleston building had been occu led only eight months our stockholder!* v>re paid a dividend or six per cent. Stock is still on sale at $10.00 per share, either paid up or or on th<* installment plan. Asv your agent in your locality about it or write to this office. 4?t YOUR MONEY WORK FOR YOU PYTHIAN MM MM L 0. WILSON, PRESIDENT - - - WESTON, W. VA. Charleston Hotel Brown Arrivals:? At Hotel Brown this week there were regis tered: John Best. New Canton, Val; George Madison, Fayettville; A. Coon, WJalton; C. W. Florence, Brownsville, Pa.; X. A. Jones, H. H. HiH, G. A. Brooks, Plymouth; C. Watkins, Montgomery; B. P. i Blakey, T. J. Skid more, Sutton; George Sullivan, Burnwell; S. Browi) George Fleming, Macon, Ga.; Misses Anna and Florence Uotan, Fayette viUe; Rev. I. V. Bryant, Hunting* ton; Mrs. S. H. Simpson, Parkers burg; Mrsr' Carrie D. Murray, Mrs. .Mary E. Graves, Paris, K>\; Mrs. Carrie Hatliff, Mrs. Julia McDonald, Weston; Edward Wright, Carbon; T. H. MoNeal, Princeton; J. T. Tur ner, Plymouth; George and Edward Prentice, Aldridge, Ala.; John Rot> inson. Blair, S. C.; Miss Stella Lewis Montgomery. Gntml Ijodge Delegates: ? B. P. Brown ley, senior warden, \V. H. Wright, junior warden; A. A. De Honey and W. H. Parker, grand lodge officers, left Monday for Park ersburg to attend the Grand Lodge of Mesons. 1. M. Caliper, who is promin^uUl mentioned for the Grand Mastership, left Sunday noon. J. H. Taylor, worthy master of the local lodge, accompanied by his daughter, joined them at Parkersburg, Tues day. Baptist Cliurch Notes: ? Rev. I. V. Bryant, of Huntington, preached two scholarly sermons at tthe First Bap tist church, Sunday. Both services ere well attended. The literary society met at the church Monday night. Thursday evening the tribe of Judah will meet w?h J. C. Lewis, Dryden and Bullitt sts., and the La dies Aid meets at the parsonage. "1 tie young peoples' prayer meeting will be held Friday evening. I>r. Brown Honor finest. ? Compli mentary to Dr. A. H. Brown, who recently graduated from the dental department of Howard University, Washington, D. C., T. W. Randolph gave n card party, Thursday evening of iast week, at his home on Jacops St. Present were: Misses Lucinda Williams, Ethel Jones, of Rendville, G.; Pi el la .lames, Hazel Lucas, Maud Yirey, Lillian Taylor, Aristes John son, Virginia Gilmer, Bessie Taylor, Moss Clay, Mary, Williams, Esther Fulks, Mr. and Mrs. Russell Forney, Mr. and Mrs Charles Preston, Mrs. Robert Hamlin, Mrs. J. VV. Viney, Messrs. VV. H . Burke, Chas. Payne. George Stuart, Barnhill, I)r. J. C. Ellis and the honor guest. (XT for School? Among the teach ers who recently left for summer school are: Miss Esther Fulks and Miss Aristis Johnson, who went to Columbus, O., Saturday, to attend the Ohio State University; Misses Mary Williams, Xaola Farrar, Ame lia Wilcher and Lizzie Hopkins, Ohio University, Athens; J. F. F. Clark and Miss Amanda Gamble, Chicago University, Chicago, 111. They will be gone from six to eight weeks. Capital City's Officers. ? At the election held Thursday night of last week, Capital City Lodge No. 1, K. of P. elected the following officers: A. A. DeHonney, Chancellor com mander; W. H. Walker, Vice Chan cellor; Alex Courtney, prelate; w. F. Clark, Past Chancellor; J. A. Campbell, S. S. Ragland, A. A. De Honney and G. P. Porter, delegates to the Grand Lodge. l>on?estic Science at Garnet t.? The Advocate has it from a memlber of the Board of Education that, begin ning with the opening of school in the fall, a course in domestic sci ence will be offered to the students of Garnet! school. The instructor, who comes from Brooklyn, was high ly recommended to the Board, and i' is expected that the course will prove as }>opular as it is needed. It is understood that only the essen tials will be taught until the course is thoroughly established. Masons at St. Paul.? Washington Lodge No. f>, A. F. & A. M., attend ed St.. Paul A. M. E. church, Sunday night, in a body and listened to an excellent sermon by the pastor, the Kev. R. R. Downs. They generously gave the entire collection to/ the church, for which the pastor and members are grateful and speak in commendatory terms of the strict ob servance of the craft to the form of worship. The Ladies Aid will meet Friday night at the church. Child ren's Day will be observed with a special program, (Sunday night, by the members of the Sunday school. The pastor will preach at It a. rn ,, as usual. An Enjoyable Affair. ?One of the most enjoya'ble affairs of the social season was the porch party at In stitute, Friday evening, given by the Misses Spriggs, in honor of Miss Es ther Fulks, who left Saturday for Columbus, O. The porch was beau tifully decorated with Japanese lan terns and jK)t flowers on the arrival ol' the guests who came from Char leston, about nine-thirty, in a large hay filled wagon. ]n the party there were: Misses Esthter Fulks, Virginia Gilmer, Gertrude Campbell, Mr. and Mrs. Kussell Forney, Messrs. Clar ence Burks, James Carper, George Stuart, Sumner Mills and Drs. J. B. Brown and J. C. Ellis. A Thriving Btmine*#. ? P. E. V. Jordan, general agent for West Va. and Kentucky for American Work men's Insurance Co., has materially increased his field force for summer having recently engaged the services of 1J. H. Kyle and L. H. Jordan, of Clarksburg; Wirt Jones, of Parkers burg; C. W. Florence, of Grafton, and J. \V. Shields, of* St. Albans. They are all now In the field and ex pect to Increase materially the al readj univlng business of the com puny In tlis state. Surprse l*arty.? The friends of Misb Maude Vlney gave a surprise )>art> to her house guest, M1se Lyn ette Dickinson, of Cutler, Oho, Tues day evetiing. Cards were the diver- j tisement. Present were: Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Preston, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Burke, Mrs. Hhoda Eulan, Mrs. Hutli Hoiblnson, and Mrs. **. | G. I lanunond, Misses Cornelia Da vis, Lillian and Bessie Taylor, I*u clnda Williams, Moss Clay, Mary! Preston, Estella Jam-es, Messrs.! Frank Taylor, T. W. Randolph, Fred MV>rrls, Andrew Brown, Charles Payne, J. C. Ellis, Edward James, J. B. Brown and George Stuart. Will Solicit Subscriptions.? Kd w*ard O. Fulks has accepted employ ment with the Advocate as subscrip tion solicitor and collector and is now at work in Charleston. He ex pects to meet every subscriber in debted to this paper and incidentally prevail irpon them to 'come across with the mazuma.' He asks that it be stated in these columns that he needs the money and hopes he will not be requested to call again next w eek . PRRSONALS A\l) LOOAIaH John Carter leaves Friday for Qe tioit, Mich. Mr. and Mrs. J, E. Clark were in Hunting-ton and Princeton, this weeh on business. Mrs. Jefferson Davis, Bullitt St., s reportted ill. The Junior Athletic Chub met with Julius Thomas, Donnally St., Mon day evening. Mrs. A. B. Ellis and son, of Fire Creek, were guests of Mrs. A. A. DeHonney last week. Miss Delia Browder, of London, O., is a gu-est at the home of Mr. and Mrs. J as, Browder. Mrs. Drucilla Knox, Court St., is recovering from a recent illness. Mrs. Edward Brown entertained the Married Ladies' Whist club ai her home on Ix?wi3 St., Thursday af ternoon of last week. R. J. Sims, principal of the Blue field Colored Institute, and Byrd Prillerman, president of the West V'a. Colored Institute, were here yes terday, in conference with the Board of Control and Board of Regents. F. H. Huskins of the local postal force, left yesterday foT Washington to accompany his wife ^nd little daughter to Ronceverte, where they will spend a few weeks. Miss Ethel Jones, of the faculty of St. Paul Normal and Industrial School, Lawrenc^ville, Va., who was the house guest of Miss Aristis John son last week, left Saturdiiy for In stitute, where she will spend some time with relatives. Mrs. Mary J. Brooks, who ?i>ent the past two months at Washington visiting her daughter, Mrs, Alpha Jones, has returned to the city. The boat excursions being run nearly every Sunday are building up the t: . asury of Carlon No. 1 Uni form Rank, K. of P. and the First Regiment band. Mrs. Thomas Wlhittaker and dau ghter, Miss Alice, who recently graduated from Storer College, Har l^r's Ferry, returned home Monday morning. Rev. J. S. Carroll has returned from Clarksburg, where he preached last Sunday, for Rev. J. H, Jenkins, pastor of Trinity church. Rev. Car roll's pulpit was ably filled by Rev. J. W. Essex. Mesdames Annie Garland, Paulina Courtney, Miss Virginia Burnes and their children, attended the Home coming at Maiden this week. The musicale at Simpson M. E. church last Monday evening under the direction of Mesdames R. B. Colbert and Alice Jones, was a suc cess. The Friday Night Aid will be en tertained this week by Mrs. Jane 1a; wis, on Jacob St. Mrs. Fannie Hackley remains quite ill at her residence on Wall St. Mr. Joel H. Taylor and daughter, Mamie, left Thseday morning for I'a > ker?burg, where Miss Taylor will spend several week3 the guest of friends. Miss Margery Waugh, who has leen attending school in this city several seasons, returned to her home in Virginia, today. She is accompanied by her little nephew, Samuel Taylor. Mrs. Sad<lie Dillon will entertain the Willing Workers club at the parsonage Thursday night. The friends of J. M. Hazel wood will be pleased to hear that he is slowly recovering from what was first thought to be an attack of pneu monia, and that he has been able to ' make a short, trip down town. It. is now confidently hoped that his re covery, though slow, will be perma nent. Has Million** of Friends. How would you like to Dumber your friende by millions a? Bucklen's Arnica Salve does? Its astounding cures In the past forty yearn made them. Its the bent Halve In the world for sores, ulcerB, eczema, burns, bolls, scalds, cute, corns, sore eyes, sprains, swellings bruises, cold sores. ? Haa no equal for piles. 25c at all [druggists. 3-2-Bt | - fa-M. W Recognition of a Powerful Race l>e fwider. Washington, D. C. Jiinc^ 13*^5 movement is under way to gather a Testimonial Purse for Mr. W. Mon roe Trotter of Boston, In recognition of the great service thiat he and his family have rendered the race and the cause of human rights by the l.ablication of tthe "Guardian" fa* the past ten years. The movement is headed by Dr. Owen M. Waller of 7 62 Herkimer street, Brooklyn, N. Y. letters are being sent out request ing donations. These letters set forth the "heroic sacrifices" which have been made by Mr. Trotter and his faintly to keep The Guardian go ing to champion the cause of our race and humanity In general, and request that remittances be made to Dr. Waller at above address or to certain local committeemen located in various cities. The chairman for this city being Rev. J. M. Waldron, 1 33 4 V. Street, N. Y. It is announced that all donations will be ackno wledged In The Guar dian unless the donor requests other wise. It is the intention to make the presentation July 1. The persons who are moving in the matter desire it to be understood that a contribution to this testimon ial is not to be construed as being 1 necessarily an endorsement of The Guardian's policy, but is intended as a timely recognition and assist ance to a tremenduously valuable race institution. ? ? ? A CII \KMIN<; WOMAN is one who is lovely* in face, form, mind and temper. But its hard for a woman to be charming without health. A weak, sickly woman will be nervous and irritable. Constipa tion and kidney poisons show in pim ples, blotches, skin eruptions and a wretched complexion. But ISlectrk* Bitters always prove a godsend to women who want health, beauty and friends. They regulate Stomach. Liver and Kidneys, purify the blood; give strong nerves, bright eyes, pure breath," smooth, velvety skin, lovely complexion and perfect health. Trv them. 50c at all druggists. 6-1 -4 1. JOHNSON .ORI>KKHvS NEW MA CHINK. Heavy-weight Champion will View London in an $18,000 Limou sine With (Sold Fit tings. London, June 15. ? Jack Johnson has ordered the most expensive au tomobile obtainable as a gift for his wife. It will be a limousine and will I cost $18,000. The champion signed a .co^trftct, . to Cj a y , , \y,i l\\ . a . je w e 1 er for $2,r>00 worth of interior fittings. The car will be royal blue in color and will be lined with roval blue ana .gold brocade. included in the fit ting will be gold vases and a solid jgold arrangement containing cigar ette boxes, flasks ami scent bottles and powder boxes. When the question of 14-carat gold arose Johnson insisted on IX carat, and also ordered a duplicate set .n silver for ordinary use. The initials "J. A. J." will be emblazon- 1 ed on the panel and incrusted with SHIRLEY . PRESIDENT SUSPENDERS. The kind that moot men wear. Notice the cord back and the front end*. They slide in frictionles* tube* and mdve as you move. You will quickly *ec why Shirley Presi dent Suspenders are comfortable and eco nomical for the working man or business man. Light, Medium or Extra Heavy Weights ? Extra Length* for Tall Men. Price 50 Ceats from your local deals* or by mail from the factory. _ f Signed Guarantee on every pair I THE C. A. EDURTON MFfi. CO. 3? HAIiraiUET. 8BUUT. IUSJ. ? monata sapphires, so imbedded thai to steal them would be impossible. Johnson and his wi??? spent today in their giant racing1 car find weTei cheered by the populancfl ftnft Xolt lowed by thousauus wne*'e\oi' Xix^y went. The cham<pion Is the idol of the street urchins. Whenever his car stops he jollies the gamins and lets them .stand on the running ?board to feel his muscles. Johnjson has engaged expensive hair dressers and manicurists for hHi wife. Kills a Murderer. A merciless murderer is Appendi citis with many victims, but Dr. King's New Life Pills kill it by pre vention. They. gently stimulate stomach, liver and bowels, prevent ing that clogging that invitee ap pendicitis, curing Constipation, Headache, Bllliousness, Chills. 25c at all durggista. 3-2-5t Los Angeles, Cal., June 18. ? Col ored citizens of Los Angeles hav# j u jt finished a campaign of seven days, in which they raised over $40,000 towards the erection of a $100,000 Y. M. C. A building. By the terms of the agreement Mr. Fios enwald of Chicago promised $25,000 if the people of Los Angeles raised $ 7 f> , 0 0 0 . The Central Y. M. C. A. agreed to give $3 7,500 if colored citizens would give the same amount. They lost no time, but went to work with a will, and in seven days they had secured over $4 0,000. t Jnkpenknt A STAUNCH FRIEND OF THE NEGRO The Independent was founded in 18.18 as a Weekly Maga ^^zine to secure the freedom of American slaves. In the sixty-two years that have followed, it lias always, been the friend and champion of the Negro Race. We have printed frequent articles from prominent Negroes and have closely followed their activi ties and successes. This attitude has cost us many thousand subscribers, but we have the courage of our own convictions. We feel we are publishing a Magazine that every Negro should read. * SEND $1.00 FOR SIX MONTHS To acquaint you with the character and policy of The Inde pendent, we shall be glad to accept a six months subscription for one dollar. Our regular price is $3 a year. " We believe that by reading The I n dependent you will realize our fair attitude and position. Remember, The Independent is an Illus trated Weekly Magazine, and that you will therefore receive 26 copies for about four cents each. Use this blank. - THE INDEPENDENT Regular Subscription Price 130 FULTON STREET $3.00 a Year NEW YORK ^ Enclosed find One Dollar for which please send 'me The Independent every tveek for Six Months. Office Phone 5 73 Bell Residence Phone 1493 Home JOHN C. ELLIS Physician CHARESTON, WEST VIRGINIA nr/, u Office Room 5 K. of P . Building o i it i * ?H r * * a C?r' Washington & Dickinson Sts . 8 toll, 1 to 4, 6 to 9 Residence 413 Shrewsbury St.