FOR MEN AND
ous felt slippers,
$1.50 grade, fur
soles and heels,
some are AO/*
In black and tan
gifts; all slies?
HZ $ 1 .25
aSSilOH ui tjm
There Isn't s gi-ft that
would please a man as
much as a bath robe?
something a man uses
morning and night,
blanket bath robes In
very neat colors. Our
prices are from 50c to
$1.50 lower than else,
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.
A BIG SURPRISE
Genuine (GOOD YEAR BRAND)
? 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'
Crepe, flannellette, silk
and mixtures, here you
can find extraordinary big
stocks of attractive kimo
nas for women, misses and
children. The prices are
98c to $7.98
Many Tables Piled High
With Xmas Gifts For
Men, Women and Child
- . 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.
?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
Burk and -wife to Charles M.
lageiS- a parcel of land in the Burk
addition to the city of Fairmont.
- *" 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.
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
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
GRAND OPERA HOUSE
"The Fatal Wedding"
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.
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
)on't" forget to place This Store on Your
fChristmas Shopping List.
K*S\J f UU i UllUI I
SIXTY ONE CHARTERS WERE 18
SUED LAST MONTH BY
SECRETARY OF STATE.
MINGO BLOCK COAL COMPANY OF
PARKERSBURG HAS LAR
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
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
RELIES ON MR. KNOX TO SAVE
HIM FROM BEING RE- ^
LAWYERS ARE STILL CONFIDENT
THAT HE CAN BE KEPT
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
_ "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
WAS FORMER PASTOR OF DIA
MOND STREET M. E. CHURCH
IN THIS CITY.
REMAINS TO BE BROUGHT HERE
?FUNERAL AND INTERMENT
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
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
The .remains ot Rev. Bent will be
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
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
ROt.T.O J. COST.KT.
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 ?
Dec. 13-30-Jtin. 0-13.
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
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.
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
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 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
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
ANTHONY BOWEN. Mayor.
TRUSTEE'S SALE OF CITY REAL
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
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,
8loro of atyle
Shop in the
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
Have us issue, you a policy ti
you'll feel safe an'd<enioyjtne|
"We are the qvwlvttisfsm
301 Jacob*. Bldg.
Solid Comfort, Leaf
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.
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