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..SLIPPERS FOR MEN AND WOMEN ' Ladles' luxuri ous felt slippers, $1.50 grade, fur trimmed, cushion soles and heels, flexible slippers, some are AO/* ribbon Hflr trimmed Men's Imitation alligator slippers In black and tan make excellent gifts; all slies? ^exceptional quality HZ $ 1 .25 special 1 aSSilOH ui tjm fTi MAlN^MACIJSHiTi FAIRMONT. W.VA BATH ROBES BEACON BRAND There Isn't s gi-ft that would please a man as much as a bath robe? something a man uses morning and night, large comfortable blanket bath robes In very neat colors. Our prices are from 50c to $1.50 lower than else, whers $2.5010 $5.75 A Crashing: Sensational SALE OF DOLLS Exactly 2 300 brand new imported dolls, must be sold out in the next three days 'to^make room for our once a year gar mentsale, dressed dolls, undressed dolls, klcf^body character dolls, talking dolls? atrprlces that will surprise you?the val ues-are exceptional I ly strong. "'C V 25c, 35c, 50c, $1.29 up to $7.35. STORE OPEN EVERY NIGHT RAPID SERV ICE, PROMPT DELIVERIES A BIG SURPRISE Genuine (GOOD YEAR BRAND) Misses' waterproof ? ENGLISH SLIPONS Regular $5.00 reinforced raincoats, all ;jiizes; .a sale in time to make Xmas ; gifts. Come in separate boxes, with good year label. Wed-< /k rv nesday and Thursday' 1,000 New Kimonas Crepe, flannellette, silk and mixtures, here you can find extraordinary big stocks of attractive kimo nas for women, misses and children. The prices are from 98c to $7.98 Many Tables Piled High With Xmas Gifts For Men, Women and Child ren. - . Deeds Filed. Fluharty et al. to Lydla Pin-' Shartyv jji? parcel of land in the village resville. Consideration $105. ? - imas -M. Wilkinson et al. to ?iTlidmas.tA. Murphy, a parcel of land |ln:!t?e^Eamilton addition to the city of Fairmont. Consideration $1,000. pf- ? ?ence Edwin Smith and wifo to J Margaret Virginia Smith, the interest Mn^aTparcel of land in the Fifth ward of-'the city of Fairmont. Consldera jtloni'to.OOO. Burk and -wife to Charles M. lageiS- a parcel of land in the Burk addition to the city of Fairmont. ^Consideration $450. - *" Licenses Issued. Marriage licenses were yesterday Is jfsued by the county clerk as follows: jSlJohn Cilin, 33, and Mary Hartman, *8S,~tooth of Fairmont. "^Alston B. Roblnett, 20, of Keyser, ?and5?Ethel Morris, 17, of Fairmont. Frank Morris, father of the girl, ap peared in person to give his consent and John H. Robinet, father of tlus hoy, gave his consent in writing. Injunction Granted Against Piano Man Raymond J. Abhatlcchio returned from Fhillppi last evening whore ho appeared before the United States District Court. He secured an injunc tion from Judge Dayton against C. II. Duncan by which Mr. Duncan is In hibited from collecting a bill claimed to lie owed him by the Jacob Doll Company, piano manufacturers of De troit. Two Bootleggers Held for Court Babe Baldwin and DIUiard Hartman, alias "Bad Eye," both colored, woro given a preliminary hearing last even ing before Justico R. Leigh Fleming on a charge of bootlegging. They THURSDAY GRAND OPERA HOUSE "The Fatal Wedding" TO-NIGHT FRIDAY and SATURDAY "Thorns and Orange Blossoms" Prices?Balcony, 10c; Lower Floor, 20c. Xmas Matinee and Night, 10,20, and 30c. m J. L. Hall Hardware Co. Ife' ' AilAounce their complete preparedness lo care for-your rush business of the last remaining ays of Christmas shopping. Our. lines are staple and not subject to the t out" idea so common with merchandise 9ftf J-, , bought especially for the holiday trade, yet you iid a-surprisingly large number of sugges i here that will serve you splendidly for gift 3>es:;: )on't" forget to place This Store on Your fChristmas Shopping List. MMM! K*S\J f UU i UllUI I r Capitalized AtTwo Million SIXTY ONE CHARTERS WERE 18 SUED LAST MONTH BY SECRETARY OF STATE. MINGO BLOCK COAL COMPANY OF PARKERSBURG HAS LAR EST CAPITAL. CHARLESTON, W. Va., Dec. 23.? A total of sixty-one charters were Is | Bued by Secretary of Slate Stuart F, Reed to resident and non-resident cor porations during the month of Novem ber. In addition to this nine corpor ations Increased their authorized capi tal; three were granted permission to decrease, and seven foreign corpora tions were granted permission to do business In West Virginia, while ten j corporations were dissolved on their ! own motion. The receipts of the office for the month were $4,906.50, of which $1,193, 50 were for fees and $2,SS4 from char ters. The largest resident corporations chartered were the Mingo Block Coal corporation, of Parkersburg, capital ized at $2,000,000; Frick Coal & Coke Company, of Glenvtlle, AY. Va., $1,500, 000; Morrison Department Store Com pany, of Huntington, $100,000; A. Thompson Company, of Pliillippi. $100,000; the Summersvllle & Gauley River Improvement Company, of Sum mersville, W. Va., $75,000. Among the larger non resident cor porations chartered were the Band Fuel Company, of New York, $000,000; Aeratod Rubber Products Company, of Pittsburgh, $250,000; the Hump Hairpin Manufacturing Com pany, of Chicago. $100,000; American Metal Products Company, of Chicago. $100,000; the Bream Company, of Pittsburgh, $100,000. Harry Thaw Is Confident Of Outcome RELIES ON MR. KNOX TO SAVE HIM FROM BEING RE- ^ TURNED. LAWYERS ARE STILL CONFIDENT THAT HE CAN BE KEPT FROM ASYLUM. MAN CHESTER. N. H,, Dec. 23 Harry K. Thaw lias been assured by his lawyers that they will probably save him from going, buck to Mattea wan and tonight despite the Supreme ! Court's decision against him he Is as happy as he has boon since he came to New Hampshire. Following the orders of his counsel, he has re fused to oven talk with newspaper men today. _ "I have absolute confidence in Mr. Knox," ho told a friend today, "and I am going to leave everything in his hands and I am going to obev his or ders, 110 matter what tlioy are." Mr. Knox Is expected here within a few days and Mrs. Thaw may be hero by Christmas. She has talked with her son over the telephone and plead ed with him to keep up his courage. "All is not lost by any means," she told him. "The lawyers are still con fident that they will be able to keep you out of the asylum." There was reason to believe that the state of New York has taken pre cautions against any delay. hTobtain ing possession of the prisoner when the order for his removal is received rt is asserted by friends of Thaw that several detectives in the employ o( New York state slipped into town during the night and that these men Rev.G. W.Bent WAS FORMER PASTOR OF DIA MOND STREET M. E. CHURCH IN THIS CITY. REMAINS TO BE BROUGHT HERE ?FUNERAL AND INTERMENT TOMORROW AFTERNOON. Rev. 0. W. Bent, a former pastor of the Diamond street Methodist Epls copal church, died last night at 10-30 o'clock at his home in Huntington after an illness of several weeks of blood poisoning:. The serious Illness of Rev. Bent had been mentioned from time to time In the West Virginian, though the lat I est news from his bedside reported a j slight Improvement. Rev. Bent was for a number ot years pastor of the Diamond street church and during his residence here made many friends who will regret to learn of his death . His first wife died during bis residence here and was interred in Maple Grove ceme tery. The .remains ot Rev. Bent will be Passes Away At Huntington Huntington ;dlsOTce?otAtfiafM e t h od 1 at. Episcopal conference and during th<> seosidnsof that body lnthls city last October was present and" took' active part In the business "of the conference. The remains will he accompanied here by the widow and three'children. Dr. R. O. Backus, - pastor of: the Se r enth avenue Methodist church of Huntington, and Rev. J. W. Engle, pas tor of another Methodist church of Huntington, will accompany the re mains to this city, as will also two brothers of the deceased. The remains "will lie in state at the Diamond street church tomorrow from 10 o'clock until the hour of the funeral. NOTICE TO JUDICIAL SALE. Pursuant to u decree of the Intermedi ate Court of Jtarlon County, West Vir ginia. made and entered on the 21et <loy of November. 11114. in the, chancery cause of Isa William* vs. Charles T. Williams. 1 win on Saturday, the 23rd day of Jan uary, 11)14. at 2 o'clock P. M., at the front door of I lie court house of Marlon County. West Virginia, offer or sale 10 the high est bidder the following described real es tate. situate In the Bnrtlott'Addition to the Town of Powns. Marlon County. West Virginia, and being more particularly bounded and described as ollows: . Lot No. 1. Block No. It. m said Bartlatt Addition, fronting r.0 feet on Cray Street and extending bnek 1110 feet to Taft Alley: I-nt No. In Block H. In said Bartlett Addition, fronting r.0 feet on Gray Street and extending back 120 feet to Taft Alley, and being the name real estate conveyeu to the snld Charles T. Williams by Fred W. Bartlett. by deed duted the litlt dsy of October. 1008. and of record in the Clerk's office of the County Court of Marlon County, West Virginia. In Deed Bonk No. len. pnge .KIT. TERMS OF SAI-.E: One-lmlf of the pnrcbnse price, cash In hand on the day of sale and the residue to be ptll.1 In one veur from the day of sale, the purchaser to give Ills note wltli approved suret>. and si lien to be-retained In the deed to further secure the payment of the'unpaid purchase money. ROt.T.O J. COST.KT. Special Commissioner. I. W. S. Black. Clerk of the lnteiTnedl nle Court of Marlon County. Vir ginia. hereby certify tlint bowl with se curltv approved h.v me. as sufficient, ana In tli'e penalty provided In said decreejias boon given by said special commissioner. \\ . S. BLAl ? I Clerk. Dec. 13-30-Jtin. 0-13. PROCLAMATION. It Is unlawful to put oft nny lire-works, lire-crackers or other explosives on the -streets, alleys or In any public place within the limits of the city of Fairmont. This law you all know. 1 am only tak In ? this means of refreshing your knowl edge of the matter. Danger lurks In all cxnloslves. not only to,the general puonu Brick Cauies Complaints. There have been several complaints about the way road contractors are piling up brick on Fairmont avenue. The objections arise from the fear that grass plots will be destroyed in the way that the material is now stacked. Milk Drinking Increases. It Is said that the consumption of milk in the city is much greater than at this time two or three times. Dur ing the scare over the hoof and mouth disease milk consumption fell off to a very depreciable degree. i purely ?live oil. notembiu*ratsyoti atiouM bertn to clear after" you hav? taken the tabletl a t?w nlghta. Cleanse the blood, the bowola and the liver with Olive Tablet*. Dr. Edward?' Olive Tablet?.are th? successful substitute for. : calomel ? there's never any sickness or pain alter taking them. Dr. Edwards' Olive Tablets do that which calomel does, and Just as; effec tively, but their action Is gentle and safe Instead of severe and Irritating. ? No one who takes Olive Tablets i? ever cursed with "a dark brown taste.** a bad breath, a dull, listless, "no good~ feeling, constipation, torpid liver, bad disposition or pimply face. Dr, Edwards* Olive Tablets are a. ?vegetable compound mixed with olive you will knotv them by their olive color. Dr. Edwards spent years among pa tients afflicted with liver and bowel complaints and Olive Tablets are the Immensely effective result. Take one or two nightly for a week, gee how much better you feel and look, 10c and 25c per box. All druggists. The Olive Tablet Company* Columbus* Ot but to those who put them off as well. It Is the duty of parents to with-hold this form of amusement from their chil dren, and particularly at this season of the year. The spirit of Christmas is not fostered by deafening noise or the display of fire works. Of all the year this Is the time for neace nnd Quiet, and we will do well If wo seek to bring our thoughts and acts In harmony with the true spirit of Christ mas time. Let us approach this season with Joy ful hearty thankful for our manv bless Inffs.?but ready to share them with oux less fortunate brothers. May we each look around us In our Immediate neighborhoods and see if there be not some one to whom, wo may bring something of the Joys of Christmas. Let the "Big Brother" idea possess us. Let us this year In this beautiful cltv of Fairmont reach the high tide of en den vor, to bring peace and good will to men. ANTHONY BOWEN. Mayor. is-2a-it. LEGAL ADVERTISEMENTS. TRUSTEE'S SALE OF CITY REAL ESTATE. By virtue of the authority vested In me. b-v two certain deeds of trust, one datel March 2,. 1914 and recorded in the office of the clerk of the county corut of Marl oil county. West Virginia, in deed of trust book No. 36. page 263. and the other dated August 4. J914. and recorded In said clerk s office In deed of trust book No. 87. pane "47. executed by Estella C. Hough to the undersigned. J. L. Shrlver. trustee. 1 will offer for sale and will sell at public aurtlon. ?t the fron.t door of the court house of Marlon county, West Virginia, to tho highest and best bidder, on Mon day. the ISth day of January, 1915. be tween the hours of 10 o'clock a. m. and 4 o'clock p. in. all the following described real estate, containing two parcels, and severally described as follows: First Parcel: All those certain parts of lots numbers r.7 and 72 In tho plat of the town of Fairmont, said part of lot 57 hav ing a front of 20 feet on Washington street, and extending back therefrom 82.5 feet: and said part of lot No. 72 having a front of 42.5 reet on Washington streot and extending back therefrom that width S2.r> feet. * Second Parcel: All that part of lot No 71 in the plat of said town of Fairmont, bounded as follows,?beginning at the west corner thereof and running thence with a line of alley 40 feet to Barnum Fletcher's line: thence with the samo 40 feet to line of lot No. 58 and thence with samo 82.5 feet to the begin ning. Bcln~ all of the same real estate enn voved to said Estella C. Hough by Con stout M. 3VL Hough nnd husband, by dec? dated November 26. 1910. and recorded in said clerk's office in deed book No. 171, pago 136. mmmM 8loro of atyle and Quality. Price* Tempting' ly Low, Shop in the Morning ? When Possible Woman's Store for Woman's Gift ions Hand Embroidered Kid Gloves Linen Hdkchfs. Silk Hosiery , Pretty Boudoir Caps Stylish New Neck? Silk Umbrellas The New Should?|| Silk Embroidered Bouquets ? Combination Aprons Silk Crepe de.Giuflra Leather Hand Bags Waists , * Bargains la Stylish Suits $25.00 Suits?Holiday Price ........? $14^50 $30.00 Suits?Holiday Price .. "i-SMgSCj $35 and$40Suits?Holiday Price .. ..$19|jQ ^ v/ n m. k j New arrival of Fox Trot Coats, very stjii ?made of fine all wool Zibeline Gloth ai Persiana Cloth. Black and Navy, all sizi $18.00 to $20.00 values. Holiday Prices $10 and ffjtt All Our Goats and Dre sses, Silk or Cloth, at Gr< Reduced Prices. - All Our Hats at Half Price and Many Less. *' .... TERMS OF SAL.T2: One-half therefor an a 12 months wltti intcrcsl as much more as the purchaser desires sale. to pay. Cash In hand on day of salo, and J. L. SHRTVEP the residue In two equal payments In 6 Dec. 23-30, Jan. A PRESENT FGr| that presents confidence an security Is a Are Insurance^ good company. Don't ha Christmas marred'.by|thepe5 Have us issue, you a policy ti you'll feel safe an'd<enioyjtne| more completely. "We are the qvwlvttisfsm In Insurance." Jones INSURANCE"8ERWCI 301 Jacob*. Bldg. Bell. 471-R^omW Solid Comfort, Leaf ? ^3ETOm$2i7SMPai A Large Comfy Rocker with Side. Chair to Match, either at $32.00. : Macey Mahogany Rocker Upholstered in Tapestry. Buy a Useful We Have Them in Quantities A Few Illustrations Library Table, Fumed Oak Wheel and Regular High Round Pedestal Tables This One?^Gol or Golden Oak, 48-in. Chairs from $1.50 up. 42,45, 48 and 54-in. in long, $20.00. Oak, either Fumed or ] Golden Oak, or Mahogany, Prices from $11.50 up.