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MT. HOI'K. The Fishermen had their annual ffi iiion preached at the First Baptist church by Rev. Daniel St rat ton Sun day. Services were held at the M. 10. church by Rev. R. B. Martin. ?The Alt. Hope and Reck ley base hall teams will play July l in the Mt. Hope park. Dr. Callaway and M. R. Rroekman made a business trip to Dunlap. ? It R. Hundley has returned from Parkersbu rg. II. A toi'ott has been siek with rheumat ism. Miss Sadie Henderson and father at tended meeting at Kilsyth Sunday. Miss Loralie Robinson has return ed from Washington where she at tended school. ..Mr. and Mrs. Tvree. of Hunting tons are visiting their lather and mother. UANCHOFT. Rev. Woodward, of Bidwell, Ohio, has been called to take charge of Hie Mt. Zion Baptist church. He preaehed his introductory sermon Sunday morning and also preached at night. The Ladies' Improvement league m*4. with Mrs. Simon Woods Thurs day afternoon. An interesting ses sion w }vs held. After the business refreshments were served by the hostess. J. W. Sawyers, of Betsey, enter tained a few gentlemen in honor of bis thiry-ninth birthday. At a late hour refreshments were served. Games and music were the pastimes of the evening. Mrs. IT. A. .Tones, of Plymouth, gave a party last Tuesday night in "honor of her house guest. Miss Lot tie Minters, of Gallipolis, Ohio, who lias been visiting her the past two Ateekis. Games and music were the past times of the evening. Present were Mrs. "Willims Mickens, Misses Viohy Smith. Cora Jackson. Messrs. Howard lind Douglas Jackson, Wal ter Alexander, Robert Kenny and John Brown. Miss Minters made many friends while here. She left Wednesday morning for Charleston, where she will visit her brother. Mrs. Anna Wbods, of Virginia, was ealed here 011 account of the (Jeath of Tier daughter. Mrs. TT. H. Hill. There was a supper given at the residence of Mrs. Hale Dickerson Saturday night for the benefit of the Methodist church. Mrs. Anna Reed is somewhat in disposed at this writing. . Nick Terry, of Raymond, called on relatives here Tuesday. Geo. Leo, of Raymond, was a busi ness caller Monday. Mrs. Sarah Jackson of Cedar Grove, is spending some time here visiting her sons, Archie Moseley and Geo. Reed. ^Irs. TT. A. Jones is sick this week. "Mrs. Ma linda Foe 111 an and Mrs. Molie Smith were callers in Ret soy, Monday. HON CKYRRTE, ? MisA Fanny Brinkley, who ha* been sick for the pa.st month, is much invp roved. 'Arthur Stevens, of Richmond, Ya., w$s the guest of Mr. and Mrs. Jas. iVIcKenzie, at Green Hotel, Sunday. Mrs. Nicy Marshall gave a recep tion in honor of Mr. and Mrs. John B&ily/ of Hinton, Wednesday night. <Mj'S. Kate Eldridge returned home lafct Week after visiting relatives at Staunton, Ya. Mrs. Letitia Cousins and children returned home Saturday after a pleasant stay with relatives in up .per Greenbrier. Asberry Strange, of Lewisiburg, tvas a visitor here last week. / Thos. Wood, of Talcott, was the jj$uest of Miss Lena Eggleston last 'Week. Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Williams oven* g u est of Mrs. ('has, Perkins, JUiiit week, Mrs. Km ma Thompson was the guest of Mrs. I). R. Hickman AVed fesdav. . Miss Brunette Brown has been the JLuest of her aunt, Mrs. Brunette CTiambers, at Lewisburg, for the past "week. She returned home Monday. Mrs. A. K. Dandridge has been ' intWfeposed for tin* past week. t1" pa nk Beck, of Brush Ridge, who f matured his leg about three weeks ago; is murVi improved. ? Mr. and Mrs. Charles Brinkley cel ebrated the twenty-fifth anniversary of their marraiKo Friday evening at their home on Frankfort avenue. The presents were numerous ami beautiful. .Mr. Chas. Brinkley is one of the best known citizens of this community aiul is the founder of the 1'nited Order of Christian League, one of the strongest fraternal organ izations in this end of the state. Ro freshnients were served to the fol lowing guests: Rev. and Mrs. J. A. Reed, -Mr. and .Mrs. .1 no. Grayson, Mr. and Mrs. 10. A. Hopkins. Mr. aiul Mrs. Alex Brown, Mr. and Mrs. Il-en ty Brink ley. Mr. ami Mrs. Henry Terr\ . Mr. and Mrs. R. 1). Hickman. Mrs. .lames McKenzie. of Richmond Ya.. Mrs. 1/. B. Johnson, Mrs. .las. Morton. Mrs. Win. Burke, Mrs. Mary L. Johnson. Mrs. N. B. Rose, Mrs. Elizabeth C. Brown, Misses Florence CJreen, Lula and Bettie Williams. lOtutna Brinkley. Lena Eggleston. Messrs. Philli?p Smith. Overton l^ewis, H. T. Moore. J. M. Mallov. W. H. Egleston. Wm. ("ireen. Alex lOggle st on and others. '?am Johnson came uj> from Quin nimont to visit his family here this week . Mrs. Mamie Tolliver. who lias been sick for four months, is in a preca rious condition at the home of her mother. Mrs. Lucy Wheeler, Main st reel . John Ward was a business visitor i at White Sulphur last week. MOXTCiOM KKV. II. 11. Railey, lias returned frou. nstitute. where he w>iih to resign his I position as teacher in the summw school because ot' business duties' here. Mrs. C.eorge .lackson and Mrs. Floyd Rogers were called to Lawton, because of the serious illness of their father. Samuel Buster. Miss Mary Noel, went to Institute. Wednesday to attend the Sum met Normal. John Brown, who has been sick for several' weeks, is but litle bet ter. I.. X. Brown, of Institute, was a business visitor here lust week. .1. S. Noel, visited his family here the Inst of the week. P. 11. Hays, of Lester, was a busi ness visitor here Saturday. V. M. W illis, manager of the Fay ette grocery, was a business visitor to Charleston, Tuesday, Rev. D. St rat ton, of St. Albans, was here last week. Mrs. H. H. Railey, left Sunday for Institute to attend the Summer Normal. Mrs. Thomas Johnson and Mrs. V. M. Willis were at the Paint Creek hospital Monday to see John John sou. . _ _ Mrs. John Wilkerson, of Louisa, is here- visiM-ng relatives. Mrs. TX Stratton, of Saint Albans, j was here Thursday. Miss Katharine Brown, continues sick at her parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Brown, on Fourth avenue. T. W. Wade, and N. N. Wilis have returned from Parkersburg where they attended the Grand Lodge of Masons. Floyd Rogers left Saturday with his son Niel for Cincinnati where he will place him in a hospital for eye treatment. Miss Annie Ward left Saturday fori her home at Lewisburg. Miss 10 1 1 a Hall went to Institute, Monday to attend the Summer Nor mal. S. K. Childs is out again after a week's illness. j Mrs. Mayine Wood and Miss Carrie] Buster left Saturday for Atlantic City. Mrs. P. W. Wright is spending a few week?; in Huntington with Mrs. Charles .1 ohnson. Miss Gay V. Burke and Mr. Henry Price were married Wednesday by Rev. Warner Brown at the home oi the bride's mother, Mrs. Cecil Burke, in the presence of a host of friends. She received many useful and valua ble presents. They left the same day for Charleston, there future home, amid a shower of rice and old shoes. Misses Maggie Wilkerson, Ida Morgan, Madaline Rogers, Maggie Woods and Fvelyne Willis, graduat ed from the graded school and have received their common school diplo mas from the county superintendent. eagm;. Mrs. Knima Teague entertained a few friends ;i? dinner Sunday. K. P,. Saunders is somewhat indis posed at this writing. Mrs. Orange I 'age has returned home after an extensive visit through the Southland. Mrs. T. \Y. Wade is back from the hospital very much improved. Mrs. Francis Uoodwine, of Hill Top. is in town again. 10. B. Saunders has been elected captain of the Eagle Base Ball club. They are to play several games be fore the season is over. Those that have signed are: Joseph Hardy, If.; Beny Deans, 1st b.; (J. Williams, ?J'b; D. Saunders, ss.; \V. M. Cheese, c.: O. T. Wilkerson, p.; A Saunders, of.; S. Saunders, rf . ; 10. Saunders, 3b. Subs; Ceo. Wode and .lessle Lemons. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Koss, oi Crown Hill, were visiting their broth er and sister, Mr. and Mrs. James Koss. Saturday and Sunday. Rev. S. K. Williams, of Mt. Car bon. preached the funeral of David Starks last Tuesday. A large num ber attended from Boomer. Longacre, Montgomery, Mt. Carbon and Hand ley. Jesse and Sam Txmiious were the Sunday guests of Mr. James Buss on Crescent Koad. Misses Loon a and Nellie llayden were shopping in Montgomery last week. Mrs. Eva B. Koss met with the Montgomery Improvement League at Mrs. Ada Shepard's Thursday. Miss (iertrude Smith was shopping in Montgomery Monday. Sam Bollins and daughter, Miss lOthel May, attended the wedding of Miss Cloy Burke and Mr. Henry Prire in Montgomery Wednesday. PLYMOUTH. The Church Aid Society save a social at Mrs. Hale Dickerson's Sat urday evening:. Mrs. Stella .laekson, of London, is here on business. Mrs. M. Foreman and Mollie Smith were calling on friends at Black Betsey Monday. Mrs. Lizie Hicks is sick. Rev. Woodward, of Bicknell, O., preached two able sermons Sunday. Howard .laekson went to Middle port Sunday. Mrs. Florence Phillips is contined to her room by illness. Mrs. .Jackson, of Cedar Grove, is visiting her son. Archie Mosby. Anthony Payne and George Cuz '.ens, of Raymond City, were in town Saturday. Mrs. \V. H. Foreman was visiting at Mrs. Bet tie Arnold's, of London, last week. Mrs. Mae .Tones entertained last evening in honor of her guest Miss Lottie M inters, of Gallipolis, O. LKWISBllUi. Sam Calloway is here from Rich mond visiting his sister, Mrs. George barter. Mr. and Mrs. James Petti grew leff Monday morning for Asbury Park, X. J. By the unanimous verdict of those present the mock session of the Washington Annual Conference was the most extraordinary church affair ever given here. There were ladies attired in men's coats and high silK hats, who were the pastors of the numerous charges. Mrs. Susie Ix>ve was the presiding bishop. It is im ossible to describe the inimitable way with which Bishop Love con trolled that large and laquacious body of women 1). I).'s and L. L. D.'s or to reproduce her with utterances that kept the audience on the qui vive. Every feature of the real con ference was represented, committees filing of complaints, trials, examina tion of applicants and report of Dis trict Superintendents and pastors. Everything was carried out without a hitch and in perfect order. The sum taken In amounted to nearly $7.".. John Brown, of Weston, is here to spend tthe summer with his auni, Mrs. Brunette Chambers. Mrs. Mary B. Bush, who has been ill for a few days, is convalescing rapidly. At the M. E. Church Sunday Woman ruled supreme, and there is scarcely a man who will not say that she ruled tyrannically. Mrs. .T. C. Love preached Sunday morning and impressed all as one of the most flwnt speakers of the fa ire** sex ever heard in these parts. In the af. tor noon there were two excellent es savs by Mrs. TOM a Hamilton and Mrs. Willie Carter, also several solos and choruses. Mrs. Love in discussing tin* papers made the men feel their '?riim arat ive nothingness jn the home, in the church and oven in the world: while Mrs. T. A Hied, of Ronseverte. Mine forward as the strontr cham pion of the men. At night the closing program ot the eventful day. The paper by .Mrs. Ketd "Woman's nltuence." the recitation by Mre. Jackson ami the singing were all rare tri-ats. >lrs. Kmma Cooley also gave a good reading. The amount realized was $30. Miss Brnnette Brown, of Kance verte, has been visiting relatives here t'or several da\s. MAKTINSIII/Itti. The funeral of Kobt. Turner who was killed by lightning while tlsh ing in the Shenandoah river near Harpers Kerry Friday evening oc curred Monday from Mt. Zion M. K. church, Rev. G?'o. 11. Carter ottle iating, assisted hy Rev. Samuel M. Hoone. Prayer was offered by Rev. Hancock." He leaves three sisters am; two brothers. Mr. Turner was a highly respected citizen and his funeral was largely attended. .Jacob Williams, who was wltn Mr. Turner when he was struck by lightning and who was also severely stunned, was a-ble to be out to the fu neral Monday. Rev. S. M. Reanc, Mr. .lames Hut ton. Dr. bam'l Gray. Prof. Fred. R. Ranter, Mrs. Mamie llutton, Mrs. El la .lames, Mrs. Nannie R. Ross at tended the group meeting at Charles Town the 21 and 22. The* above individuals represented Mt. Zion M. E. Church and the various branches. The meeting was successful in ev ery way and wil be held in Shep herdstown next year. Miss Viola Gilbert, of Harrisburg, is the guest of Mrs. Ressie Rusey, South Church street. Henry Scott visited his father, who , is in Washington. 1). C.. Sunday. Prof. Fred. R. Ramer spoke at the Children's Day exercises at Douh lass Grove Sunday afternoon. Mrs. Alice Reed, wife of Frank Reed, was taken to Freed man's hos pital Sunday by Dr. Sam'l Gray, and was operated on Monday morning for j appendicitis. 'She is doing very nicely. Howard Washington, of Berkeley Springs, was in the city a few hours | Sunday enroute to Smithfield to see t Miss Rebecca Weaver, who is criti : rally ill with tuberculosis. Guy Washington, of Cumberland, and John "Wilson, his friend, were seen in th.e city Sunday. KIjK1\?S. Frank Booker and Lucile Howe were married Sunday morning, Rev. Davis officiating. Rev. S. F,. West was a week-end visitor and called on friends. l\ T. Harris is back from Morgan town, having spent two weeks with his mother, since the closing of his school. .J. 1,. Daniel, of Rock Hill, S. C., is here employed at Randolph Hotel. At A. M. E. church Monday even ing, July 3rd, there will he a July wedding and lawn fete given by the ladies auxiliary. ? Prof. Eugejie Jones, of Bel pre, Q., rendered at A. M. E. church a stere optican entertainment on the "Pas sion Play.' Wednesday. Belle Fletcher and Hat t res Barber left Sunday for Luray, Va. Born to Mr. and Mrs. Sydney Stew art a boy? Sunday. Engie Taylor, of Burkhannon, ar rived Thursday to lecture to the W. M. M. S. of A. M. E. church. It was stated in last week's Advo cate that at the A. M. E. church the True Reformers had all of the table offering; not all but half. Xot over a dozen colored people attended the Union Revival Services at the tabernacle where a special side is allotted to them. A brother wa3 asked why he did not attend, he replied: "I fear there will be a division in Heaven, too." CLAKKSBL'KCjS. A ninnber of Clarksburgers at tended the picnic at Rock Springs. Miss Blanche Beane is visiting friends in Roanoke, Va. Rev. Virgill, of Pitts'burg, preach ed two able sermons at Trinity Al. 1:,. Church Sunday. Rev. S. I'. West returned Monday from Thomas where he preached to the True Reformers. While away his pulpit, was filled by Rev. Diggs, of Kingwood. Mrs. Ranks, who spent some time with her daughter, Mrs. S. P. West, returned Thursday to her home in Rro wnsvi U?\ Pa. Mrs. West accom panied her. Mrs. Klizabeth Simpson, of Park ersburg, will lecture to \V. S. Kear ney Court Wednesday night. The mock conference at Trinity . AT. K. Church was very entertaining and ;i financial success. Robert, the only son of Mrs. Em MID-SUMMER CLEARANCE SALE NOW GOING ON Never Were Good Shoes so reduced. The low shoes we offer you ai reduced prices are all new styles this seasons goods clean and up to date. No Old Out of Date Styles in Our Sale. Diamond Shoe Store .nu Thompson, of t-his city, died \s ednesduy in' Terre Haute, InU. Death was UUe to appendicitis. Alt. Zlon Baptist b. S., Trinity M.j K. S. S. ami Pride A. M. K. ?S. S. will noKl their annual picnic Thursday,, July Uth on liayward^s hill. A de* 1 lightful tluie is anticipated. A program will bo rendered Fri day night at Trinity church under the auspices of the Dunbar Heading Circle. Misses Victoria liogges and Velum Snyder were baptized and admitted to membership in Mt. Zion Baptist church Sunday. A large numiber witnessed the baptism. The social given by the Sunday school class at the home of Mrs. Lee was well attended. C 1 1 1 jLLICXITH K, (). Hev. \V. j. Johnson, former pus tor ot Quinn chapel, A. M. E. church, W:us. 111 the c>il>' several days last week, visiting friends. Miss l.iu-ille Johnson, one of the graduates from the Dunbar Graded ?School of Cadiz, Ohio, where .Miss of this city teaches spent some time in the city visiting l'lss jUoas ???d parents, lis? \v Main street. Kobert Kyans of Fort Wayne, In ana, came home Saturday to he xviifV11 Ut ,liS father's funeral, " was 1,0,11 at Quinn chapel. . ondav morning, Kev. W. 10. Walker officiated, assisted by He v. j. \y. Car ter. Mr Ryan was a model' CUrls hi ? feMtleman- ? worthy citizen, and Ho r lr*?,!<H'ted 1,1 the community. died I' rid ay morning at t> o'clock at the age of Si years. Misses Ma.- ami' Irene Johnson, of udi/., O., were guestfe or Miss Haze! Lucas, last week, A picnic luncheon ivai given Fri . -veniuK in Youtanzee park in l ?nor ot Misses Mne, ,rene and Lu. Ml - Johnson by Miss Hazel l,ueas. Those present were Mrs. Carter, Mm Reed. I r s. S. Jordan and wife,' I-ik' s"! ' ''S- -'ames Lucas Qriffln -V aml Mls- A. J. Haves. - -I, 'V Es Walker, pastor Quinn r ' i ? al>l>olnted Sunday night the . , c?m nilttee on reception for ' ' ? Annual Conference which meets in Chilllcothe. Sept n ??ilT' l'>;"'s '^UTS' Mrs' fi"' H p o? S ?lor<la"- Mr. and Mrs. ou?.'Xs.^1IrVm^?1^Rsr S<;ne I.iggons, Mr. and Mrs. d. D~ Mr Pish' Mr3' Ertward Sutton, Mr. Fisher Sutton, Mr. James I? Mr Wm. OalitT. Mr. Milton Ga" <n. Mrs. Jennie Donaldson, Mrs kI.T . ams> Mrs Nora Beard, Mrs lU^rd and Mrs. Maud Fairfax' I'A HKKSBUIWi! w \f Tnif' Smith' sist?r of Re v. - ~Q n^'. -Pastor <>f f.he" 7Mn Baptist church, died at St. J^enh'I <fl'aTaf;ernoo?,her'8 ''^''^Salur! ?.i> afternoon at 2 o'clock. Rev c the coVorei0m<'iati"K' lntpr"'ent In (.ilv. " Cenie,e''y north of the =i W^st(MMTh'HnaS' after ending on IT, w,lh ,lt"' Pare., J '" tIh i esvMl'e, 'o.!' Thursday 161 "?toh,^1^^t1?f,heZIO? Ua'" Most'\\'"enf ? i,>B U.e"w^kfw,re? ^ I' of the face there Thursday evening ' presence of a large audience l"? Simpson 'mk "aSl0r of weeks' in'r^tt"burgiVPOmn!,S " f"w daughter, Mrs. <>haV]?4 Voc^"* of' Charles' j^,etay0.ungew ?>?UKhter "icefy after inZr^uTT j:'0"" "on at the city hospital ~ S I a r r ie t fa ' O ?? ,e" Ka,l"'?a.v for her home.' " "ere S"e wi" ?'**? (!hil,n-,,;-s nay was ob8er f veil Ui a ? Z Church- Sunday vt-iimg an inferpqHntr rendered by the ch lid.* n W?S rlie picnic given bv the local it, a Krand enjoyed t hemxelves" on""i?' "" 'V"1" set t Island. ' fennerlias SOI TH liKOWN'KYIhLK, PA. I The Masons annual sermon will bo preached at the A. M. 10. chvi/ch Tuesday evening. J The f/adies of the Household of Ruth will give a banquet, at the Odd Fellows' Mall Wjednvsday evening I in honor of the viniting Masons. A j large number of the Masons from the surrounding towns are expected to be present. I James, the son of Mrs. 10. L Hil ton, is ill at this writing. T)r. J. K. Prouty, spent a few' hours in town Sunday, calling on her. brother Wm. Prouty who recently re I turned from Ilarrisburg, 111. Mrs. Mary Peyton is viftit'ng !n Monongahela City this week. Mrs. INT. Drew, is attending Hie Woman's Baptist convention in | Clairton, this week. Rev. M. A. Dyer spent Sunday at Vauderbllt. Mrs, b. H. English and son A1 phonso and Mrs. Alfred Roe, of Pike Run, spent Sunday in South Browns ville visiting the former's fatiier. W. W. Prouty. Mrs. Oliva Jopes and Mrs. Chan, Carpenter arA still sick. Mrs. Caip-' Beef, Veal, Mutton, Pork, Fresh Pork Sausage OUR OWN MAKE. Try our machine sliced Hams and Bacon OYSTERS, FISH, POULTRY The best qualities in all the popular kinds of heese We want your patronage for we have complete stock in our lines and you can get it when you want more. GO TO I. E. NICHOLS FOR THE ICE CREAM THAT TASTES LIKE MORE Either Plain or in Brick Special Prices Ta..dc5SS 602 Virginia St. Wholesale Only Both Phones enter was recently taken to the Pitts burg hospital to undergo arj opera t ion. SCHOOIjS NVI lAi HK KIOI'T OPKN IOK DKM XgrKNTS. Baltimore, Mid., .hino 'JX. ? For the first lime in the history of this city a few of the public schools will be kept open during the summer months. Thero will be four schools, including one for the colored pupils. The schools will conuiin the first eight, grade and will admit pupils who failed of pro. n<otion. Prof. I. -R. Paul Brock will have uhargo. of the school for colore,! pu] ils. The Afro-American Ledger lias i ti - stalled a unitvpe typesetting ma chine. This is the only one its kind in any local printing office, white or colored, and ity installation has ex cited considerable interest among the local printing fraternity. This FREE FREE This Handsome Gainsborough BARRETTE With every one of our latest style Cluster Puffs 24 *mall puffs to n *et, mnrle *| from long natural hair, for X Many other fashionable styles. Booklet upon request. Send draft, money or ex press order. Cash and stamps at send er's ri.sk. NATT Sr. CO.,- Dept. V 32 Union Square East, New York ^ hi is one of ;? num?ber of improvements that Kditor John H. Murphy has ad ded to his plant since its removal to (1 Li X X. Kut aw street. The public schools closed last Fri day. Nearly everyone of the pupils 'in the Colored High School were pro- n j niot< <1, besides over 100 were ad van ed from the elementary grades. A number of the teachers will pur sue courses in summer schools. At the annual meeting of the Alumni Association of the Colored High Sehol, .lames A. B. Callis was < lected president, to succeed Mr. John \V. Wood house. v nitK.Anrrij woixn from a knife, gun, tin can, rusty nail, fireworks, or of any other nature, demands prompt treatment with Buck leu's Arnica Salve to prevent blood poison or gangrene. Its the quickest . surest healer for all such wounds as also for Hums, Boils. Sores, Skin lOruptions, Eczema, ('happed Hands, Corns or IMles, 25c at all druggiyts. 6-1-lt. WHAT IS IT? Ten nml ( wcnty year combi nulinn (list ribut. ion certificate of membership as devised by the American Workmen Fra ternal Insurance Company, of Washington, I). one of the most liberal, strongest and"* Re liable fraternal institutions in tin* fiehl. For further particu lars see D. E. V. JORDAN (jeucral Agent for West. Va. Ofllce: Room !J5, K. of I*. Illdg. Charleston, W. Va. 100 AGENTS WANTED.