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V. Ceil Wilson and hiB Foru are proha-1 * bly the most persistent pair in the pub-' lie eye to he found in this section of i state. Enough adventures have j supposed to be dead. The horse was hitched to the front te end and the start was made. &?..* Inadvertably the clutch had hc.cn gg&tett In and when "Liz" felt herself; v - being drawn ignobly by a horse shoj resented such assistance and started t ,off on her own record. Since no one was at the helm she dashed head first ; Into Buffalo creek, but finding the] water cold, turned about and started ; ! v for shore again. Down the creek float I if! ed the rear seat with a monkey wrench j ' sedataly neatly on it. jpi* ;WlUs a heavy heart Ben secured j ft block and tackle and with the assistance ot the small boy population i of Barrackvllle hauled the dripping: re-1 jnalns from their resting place. The rooster however, was safe and .. "Will likely be the means of averting : frftl-a damage suit between Ben and "Doc." vf' Ben says that he will kiil the bird | f?'V. shd cook it. then Invite "Doc" to the j . least where a comprise may be agreed | Upon. IIty will buy ' jp private sewers! The city commissioners this tuoru-l 1 fog arranged to purchase several hun-i. dred feet of water and sewer lines 1 from private individuals in the city.I fThe decision was made by the Hoard ! of Affairs in regular weekly session i this morning. Ira Smith, water commissioner, recommended the purchase of a private sewer belonging to C. it. Heed and S\ L. Borchinal extending from Locust avenue up Fay Btreet. The cost of this was. placed at $64. It consists of 275 feet of six-Inch sewer line. A sewer Jnthe Fourth ward, owned by M. A. Arnett and others. - a storm and sunitary sewer was offered to the city at $200 for the lines and $100 for the right of way. J. A. Jamison, trustee. buB for sale to-the city 892 feet of four-inch cast frcin water pipe in the Fast I'ark sec-1 Won. This will be sold to the city at S,;-- UB ungiuui CUM piu? 111 LCI CM. ICSh l^.flepreclatlon and less money received mV- Tor taps. Ira Smith rcconimneded the purchase at 1295.90. kK,;'.vY Mr| Smith was authorized to pur^ - chase 60 water meters from the IlufSf.fVIalo meter company and 14 Joints of ESj*'8-lnch tile for Spring street drainage. E^,y'? The board passed an order to he E&tf.tatered that the few remaining MorS '" , panto wn avenue property owners who (pf.-JiaYe not laid their concrete sidewalks Kfe'iJlb 'SO. The only work not done at Re present is between Lemley street and I&y-V Mason stret. Ewi x aes x i urn sago to New York (By Associated Press) YORK, Nov. 20?The record aeroplane flight of Ruth Law sterday in Chicago tcrmlnativernor'B inland herc at 9:40 ay after ntopn at Hornell and tal 152 milen from Binghiimis city was covered thin morn ro hours and twenty minutes entire Journey 822 miles In ne In the actual flying time tours and one minute. Mg happened to Ben and his (liver to pro-1 l^'.yWe material for an epic. In fact a I ll||jjpcai historian is considering writ-J Bfctaf - * treatise on "Ben Wilson, the | Modern Mercury." But all things | gSVt that ever happened to Ben and his : ."ZAm? were sclipsed yesterday when, "Ida" met her death and Ben got a good shaking up. Incidentally he al-1 > most lost a good rooster, but that is i i*/- , ahead of the story. At seven o'clock yesterday morning | ;Ben in his Ford was bowling blithly j Sg^t-nlong' while on the rear seat was a I We,.'rooster which was being taken as n I K - gift to his son. Doctor Smith of Bar j rackville, was also out Fording when | suddenly around the corner of th"; 5r;;v Btore in Barrackville tliov lunged at j p5j each other and went smack together.! m Bang! ?!?!?! Bps; Away went the rooster and without looking to see whether anyone wasj v; . killed or not, away went Ben after | Um. The rooster was at a dfsadvan-j > tage because his feet were tied togetli-! er' and because Ben is- noted as being | >.;>? a good runner. About a hundred yards - from the wreck the fluttering fowl j E^'/waS overhauled and Ben proceeded back to the wreck. "Doc" Smith war. j Just crawling from under the wreckage . and In a few minutes the work of sal t }4"; r?ge was started. Ben decided he would haul his tin ! cow.herder to a garage by horse-now|?V er and such a heast of burden was ac ?jcordingly secured. Since the engine; i. had not responded to cranking it was! gpi rnu in in CREEK | Vint Footed Ben Wilson Saved the Rooster From gP&; the Wreck. iJiiiE at1arrackville| JCollision Occurred Between! P|;....'Doc" and Ben at Early j : V Town Talk j Charities Meet at Clarksburg?Mrs.; James O. Watson and Miss Margaret, McKlnney went to Clarksburg today to attend the second annual meeting of the conference on Cburltles and Corrections which Is In session there today and tomorrow. Several local people will go to Clarksburg lomor-; row to attend the conference among tho number being Mrs. James A. \ Meredith. Miss N'ola McKlnney, Presi-| dent Joseph Hosier, and W. M. Ken-; nody. Mrs. Watson and Miss N'ola; McKlnney are both scheduled to ap-1 pear 011 the program. Auto Breaks Arm?Samuel Souleyret, a brother of Mrs. A. J. Harness, of this city, met with a painful accident 011 Saturday afternoon when in cranking an automobile, he broke his right arm. The fracture was reduced and it Is thought he will recover nicely i Irorn lite injury. Marshall Hamilton III.? Marshall 1 Hamilton, a popular clerk in tho Fair- j inonl Pharmacy, is quite ill at his i borne suffering from grippe and the ef-1 fects of a fall he sustained a few weeku I ago. He is somewhat improved at this ! time though he is still very ill, W. C. T. U. Meets Tuesday ? The j regular monthly meeting of the \V. : T.. U. will he held Tuesday afternoon i at 2:30 In Willard Hall. All members I of the organization have been urged I to bo present as several important | matters are to he taken up. Inspection Party Here Tomorrow?! The sixty capitalists who are in the I Inspection party of the Owens Uottlc Machine company will leave Toledo this morning and arrive in Fairmont, tomorrow mdrning at ti o'clock. Today they will visit the factories at Newark, Ohio. Tomorrow morning will be spent here the party leaving for Clarksburg at noon. Wednesday will be spent in Huntington and Thursday ill Charlestoil. i iiiKii jjruaaiuc air line liuu ours' in the mine ami created havoc for a few minutes about the Four States Coai company plant. Hepairs were made today. The officials at the mine have been unable to attribute any cause to l he accident. The pipe blew out at 8 o'clock. At Cook HiSpital?VV. W. Conuwav. e prominent citizen of this city underwent an operation for hernia at Cook hospital this inorniii);. Or. 11. u. Carr performed I lie operation which was a severe one. Mr. Conaway came out from flic effects of the ether and is doing well at this time, George attendant upon the accident. When neighbors reached the seeno of the accident an alarm of lire was Rent into the fire department which quickly responded but found their services were not needed although members of the department assisted in getting Miss Fleming to the hospital. Miss Fleming was able yesterday to converse with friends and stated she believed she went to sleep in her chair and fell forward into the stove. Site is un aunt of Captain K. A. Hilligsloy of this city. At a late hour this afternoon Miss Fleming was said to bu resting and no Immediate danger is felt as to her condition. FOR SALE?Desk. 2 safos and 2 wall cases. See P. P. Llpson, 310 Madison stroet. 11-20-lt No li>5o . i Factory Worker Closes Campaign? A. M. Liruner, Industrial Y. M. C. A. worker, closed his week's work in Fairmont yesterday with three well attended services. In the morning Mr. liruner conducted the Presbyterian church services at the "Y.." in the afternoon lie addressed a good crowd at the Grand theatre while in titc evening he spoke at the M. P. Temple. Tile work that he started here will be continued by the Y. M. G. A. workers and local business men. Bill Stickiey on Vacation?William A. Stickiey. who has the honor of he-i ing the first man to operate a car over the interurhatt line to Clarksburg, and whriKo niimhor fin liailtm 1 will leave Fairmont today for his old homo at Stanton. Va.. where he will visit during the ten-day vacation allowed by the M. V. T. Co. to their employees. Coal Train Wrecked?Main line traffic was held up on the Ilaltimore and Ohio railroad between Grafton and Cumberland yesterday morning when 15 coal cars derailed near Piedmont and blocked traffic from 2:110 a. tu. until noon. Passenger trains were tieloured via the Connellsvillc division troin Fairmont to Cinnellsvillc to Cum berland and return until noon. No cause has been given for the accident. No injuries resulted. Air Line Bursts at Annebelle?Humors about the city yesterday concerning a mine explosion at Annabelle were dissipated when it became known that MANY ATTEND I CHILD'S FUNERAL1 Body of Jeanette Falconer; Taken to Morgantown to McDermott Vault. I Funeral services over the body of Jeanette Bowie Falconer were held on ! Sunday afternoon from the residence of her parents, Dr. and Mrs. II. S. Falconer, on Fairmont avenue. Dr. H. G. Stoetzer. of the First Presbyterian church, conducted the ceremony and ' was assisted by Dr. C. D. Mitchell, of ; the Central Christian church. A chorus composed of Mesdames C.1 W. Waddell. Kdgar Davis. K. M. Ab- J bott. Forest Fankhauser. .Messrs. W. I D. Barrington, Lamar Sattertield, Prof. Louis Black, L.' H. Randall. Jack Abbott and L. K. Bevlngton. rendered ! two selections. "Holy Night." by Dam-! roscb. and 'God Shall Wipe Away All j Tears," the former a favorite selection ! of the little girl and one which she had ! recently learned to play and sing. A profusion of beautiful floral trib- J tites surrounded the casket In which i the remains lay. any coming from vari- J ous organizations with which the deceased and her parents were connect-1 ed as well as from Individuals. A beau- [ tit'ul floral piece from the Blue Bird club of which the deceased was a member, was among the offerings. I while various societies of the Presliy-1 terian church. of the Woman's eluh ; and the .Marion County .Medical asso-1 ciation were represented. Honorary pallbearers chosen from among the members of the Blue Bird club were Helen Hite, Virginia Shurtleff, Katharyn Hart. Fanny Carter, Laura Lee Hutchinson and Evelyn Allard. The active pallbearers were Drs. L. B. Howard. C. L. Holland. 11. It. Johnson. W, H. Sands. C. .M. Itamagc, J. E Alkire and H. S Kelster, the latter two of Chiefton. At four o'clock the body was taken to Morgantown whore it was placed in the McDerniott vault awaiting t/to erection of a crypt in Woodlawn cemetery in this city. Among the relatives from a distance here for the funeral were Mrs. John Jenkins and daughter, Mrs. George Chad wick and child, and Mrs. Harry Fitch and child, of lndiunapolis, Ind.; .iiiuku aim hub. o. r. iLuuiuuiie, u 1 i Purkersburg; Mr. and Mrs. Charles Jenkins and children, of Morgantown; Mrs. Benson Waters, of Morgantown; Mr. and Mrs. Walter Cook, of Grafton. City Hall Notes John Gyle Harrington, of the Harrington, Howard and Ash company bridge builders, stopped off in the city 011 ills way to Floriad this morning and had a long chat witli the city commissioners. Mr. Harrington conversed 011 bridges having known that Fairmont is figuring on building two new ones. , Tlie work of concreting Fast i'arkj avenue was stopped temporarily by j tlie cold weatl:-.^- of late last week but has been resumed again with men working full force to get the job done Imfnrn winlnr trnufWoi' nnmnu IVIWI w "ailkVi I'VIVVilVI l/uuiun 1 vi liiC I year. a* TWO WEDDINGS. John Quincy Adams Miller and Miss Merle Linetie Berger both of Morgantown were united in marriage Saturday afternoon at the home of the officiating minister. Rev. C. D. Mitchell of the Central Christian church. Ernest Rollins and Miss Nina Collins of Clarksburg were united in marriage Saturday night by Rev. Mitchell at his homo on Walnut avenue. I 1 TONES ! | J and in without hi ffi \/f rc T v rs; i o? | \j e) if it doesr I gives him | The next gives him c morning,? | a few days Dear JM doesn't see Jones his 1 to give hi would feel ? H micpn I. JIVUOV*! that Instan fast coffee ] the reasons supplanted upon thous Uiggs. the eight year old sou of Mr. and Mrs. Karl lliggs who underwent an operation for mastoid trouble last Thursday and whose condition wns considered critical for a time is imlicoving with good prispects for an early recovery. ? Miss Julina Fleming is Severely Burned AGED LADY THOUGHT TO HAVE FALEN IN FIRE WHILE ASLEEP .Miss Julian Fleming, aged 79. a well known woman ot this city, was badly burned on Saturday night at about nine o'clock at Iter apartments in the JoliifTc building at the corner of Jackson and Jefferson streets. Miss Fleming resides alone and It is thought she was sitting beside a gas heating stove and fell forward onto the stove, severely burning her face and neck and shoulders, llcr cries soon brought to her side other residents of the same building who arnd for the aged woman until site could he removed to Cook hospital. Her injuries are said to be serious owing to her advanced age. She is also suiferinir creatlv from the slinnlr MRS. EMMA 1. FAST i IS IIGLEVE1AI1 Body is Brought Here and 1 Funeral Will Be Held Tuesday. Mrs. Emma L. Fast, aged 67 yea.s,: died on Saturday at the home of herjt daughter Mrs. C. A. Rowe In Cleve j f land. O., where she had been visiting .c for the last three months. For two! s months Mrs. Fast had been ill from I < a complication of diseases and herjl children residing here wore summon-! ed to her bedside. It was known then j I that she would not recover but It was 1 not realized that the end waB so near' t and her sons returned home. On re-j 1 reiving the message yesterday an-;l tiouni-ing her death they left again: t for Cleveland and accompanied the! t body homo arriving this morning at 11 8:110 o'clock via Pittsburgh. j Mrs. Fast was a daughter of the late | William Hopkins and was united In | marriage with Joshua Fast April 12. i 1874. Mr. Fast died ten years ago. j Mrs. Fast was a pioneer resident of: Marion county and was a devoted Christian woman. She was a loving wife and mother and respected by a wide circle of friends. She is survived by live sons and three daughters, namely. Thomas J. Lawrence B.. Henry J. and Fltzhugh I.. Fast all of this city and William Fast of Grant Town. W. Va. Mrs. Anna Howe of Cleveland. Ohio. Mrs. Kma Sapp of Clarksburg. W. Va.. and Mrs. Oshia Wilson of this city. Two brothers and one sister, also survive namely. Mrs. Ellen Powell of Fuirview. Mr. Scott Hopkins of Fresno. Cal.. and a half brother John Ingram of Clarksburg. W. Va. Funeral services are announced to he held on Tuesday afternoon at 2: o'clock tat the home of her son Henry Fast where the'body was taken on I arrival this morning. Rev. W. J. Etl-j dy will conduct the services which are under the direction of I'ndertakcr! R. L. Cunningham. Interment will bo j made in Woodlawn. Even Beer Shows j Bulge in Prices ! (Ry Associated Presst CHICAGO. Nov. 20.?Practically all of bars in thp down town district of Chicago raised the prico of beer by serving it in glasses 2-3 the size of those used here toforc. A number of down town lunch rooms also announced increases of five cents each on such orders as ham and eggs, bacon and eggs, and small steaks, , while pies formerly cut Into five sections hereafter are to be divided into ' six. Plan Circuit : sr* 11 n aix jjiDle I/lass;. Mr. Jlugg, a representative of the Moody Bible Institute of .Chicago ap- 1 penred before the Fairmont Minister- j ial association at the regular bl-monthly meeting this morning and outlined 1 plans for a Circuit Bible class to he established in Fairmont, Jlorganlown Grafton and Clarksburg. Should the ' plans work out teachers from the Moody institute will pay regular visits to : each of the several towns In the Mononbahela valley and conduct classes in Bible study. Tl. ~ -.111 kn ..-.1 XU<3 1UUUCI IYIII UC INtnCII UIIUCI full- I sideration by the Ministerial union I anil a meeting- hold in the future to : cide deliniteyl upon the matter. Dr. I J. C. Broomflcld the uewly elected i president of the Miniateriai assocta- ] tion presided ovor the sessions for ] the first time this morning. ' sometimes wakes up fe consequence the famil s telling them in so m nes attributes it to bilic i't wear off during th a dose of liver medicir morning he feels bette :offee for breakfast,?an -and the next morning ? Jones has another spc Irs. Jones means all rigl m to realize that if she norning coffee she woi m the liver medicine all right without both dves everywhere have t Postum takes the place perfectly. And that is c ! whv Pnrtum 1 the use of coffee on lands of American break V mm hair is HHrn WHEEL Vliss Janic Talkington is Scalped in Aciccdent at Dye Works. Mis? Janic Talklngton, a daughter >( Nathan T* kington of this city, and dster of Mrs. R. F. Parker, was aeri>usly injured Saturday afternoon when .lie was caught by a belt in the Parker lye works on Colean avenue and comiletely scalped. Miss Talkingtou was engaged in jmi uig a ut'ii uu a piece in uincuuici? vhicli wns manipulated by Hit engine, ihu possessed unusually heavy hair vhicli was coiled on top of her head, n some manner her hair became enangled in the shafting and she was Irawn upward quite a distance. The lair becoming entangled in the shaftng clogged the machinery which itopped. A boy who was working around the ingine Being the machinery stopped nade an attempt to start the engine vitlt the result that the victim was Irawn further into the machinery. iVhen an effort was made to ascertain vhat had stopped the machinery. Miss falkinglon was found suspended from he floor by her head and hair. K. C. Scott who resides on Coleman ivenue near the dye works was the irst to reach the scone of the accident ind with the assistance of Hilly t'axon succeeded in getting Miss Talkingon released from the shafting and >laced on a table. She was taken to took hospital whore her injuries were Iressed. it requiring a hundred stitch's to sew up the wounds. Informsion from Cook hospital late today is o the effect that her condition is critcal and practically no hope is euterained for her recovery. Nathan Talkington, father of the un ortunate woman, is in Florida where te went several weeks ago to spend he winter A brother, Ira Talkington, tlso of this city, who had been employid at Can |>n. Ohio, and two brothers, izra and Hurt Talkington. who reside >n Maud's run, have all been notified >f her serious condition and are exjected to arrive here soon. Miss Talknetnn is well known in this ritv nnd ler terrible accident is deplored by ler any friends. Boy Killed By Train at Mannington Jacob t'arling. eight years old. son if Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Carling of Burt rown, near Mannington, was killed jn Saturday afternoon when he slipped and fell beneath the wheels ot a pausing freight train. The Carling family reside near the railroad tracks and the lad was at play when the accident accurred. The wheels of the train severed both legs. The child was picked up by people who witnessed tiie accident and died im route to Fairmont hospital No. 3 In this city. His body was taken liack to Mannington and prepared for burial. The father of the boy is a glass worker employed in one of the plants In Mannington. No funeral arrangements have been made at this time. Coroner Frank Lloyd went to Mannington this afternoon to investigate the accident. PERSONAL Mr. and Mrs. T. S. Hardesty, of Mannington. and daughter. Mrs. C. C. Shepherd. the latter of Bridgeport. Conn., spent the day in the city. Mrs. Shepherd and little daughter have been in Mannington for a week and will leave Thursday for their home. cling cross ly know it any words. | usness and | e day she ie at night. :r and she d the next I And in | I bt. but she 1 didn't give ildn't have and Tones ' | > I 5 found out I | : of breakinly one of las wholly thousands fast tables. MONDAY BVENI -When You Find Prices Eta Too High for You?K< THERE IS ONE ST< That Always I ! Regardless of prevailing "Underselling" prices ena goods for less money here, I " HERE'S ONE G< Ladies' Winter Suit of all-wool serge, in black, navy a brown, fur trimmed or plain tailort This season's newest modtlw, fu worth $15.00 and more, our underst ing price is BLUMB^RC I ORIGINATORS AND LEADERS (. i RUSSELL SNODGRASS DIES INJIIl JAIL j Coroners Jury is Investigating Cause of Sudden Mys- j terious Death. I | A Coroner's jury consisting of J. W. Erwin, R. IV. I lull. II. Duncan. Arlie Long. Joseph JleElfresh and E. T. Purcell viewed the remains this morning of Russell Snodgrass who died in the city jail yesterday afternoon at three o'clock. Snodgrass was found asleep on ihe benches at the Baltimore and Ohio station six o'clock Sunday morning and brought by Ofticers Pitzer and I-'ord to the city jail where a physician was summoned. Dr. (1. M. damage, city physician, rendered medical aid. bringing Snodgrass out of his unconscious state. Snodgrass wanted to sleep, acting as though sume very depressing drug had been used. Snodgrass wus apparently brightening up about 10 o'clock yesterday when Dr. itauiage again visited him but at three o'clock the officers noticed a change in the man. Before a physician could again reach the jail Snodgrass was dead. The body was taken to the Mus-1 irrava ITn/Joeliiblnn- noloKllol???'<?nl ' n??'u wouuitnniii^ uomiiiiPiiuicni auu prepared for burial. Tlie jury will continue its investigation until tomorrow morning. The deceased leaves a wife and small child. He was aged IK) years and has for sometime past been employed at the Harrackvillu mine of the Jamison Coal company. A sister. Mrs. Cliauncey Russell, lives on Ogden avenue. Funeral services will be held from the home of Mrs. Cliauncey Russell In the Ogden apartments on Quincy street, Tuesday afternoon at 1 o'clock. iiiiriiiitiu mil uc iiiauc ai uukiuwu near Ulvesville. qmjc iJ 4 m New Dr IT-..' V/T i-nureiy airr shown and Made of C several new $19.75, $2 More N Just opened eral shipmen Sealette Velvet1 Wool V Bolivia j Colors are blue, black, purple. $24.75, $5 ====== j, swhere a Little (or Much) | ;ep in Mind this Fact; 3RE IN THIS CITY : Undersells ;3 V WIIWVI vvnw retail prices elsewhere, 1 blc you to buy the same I I )0D EXAMPLE si A AA 1U.UU | ; BROS. CO. ?jlP?31 ,? )F LOW PRICES IN FAIRMONT * Sugar Ship Had a Double Cargc I:y Associated Press) NKW VOKK. Nov. 20.?Twenty un exploded bombs were found in the Sugar cargo of the American ateaiu ship Sarniu upon her arrival at Cher hourg after a voyage atariing frop New York on September 2nd. during wlliell thi? VOKtfol Hfn /? *>*? cause unknown, according to Wy hruncc of tlie Sarula who urrived here 011 the American line sieaiuship from Liverpool. FAMfLY AVOIDS i SERIOUS SICKNESS ] By Being Constantly Supplied Vtt Thedford's Black-DrangkL McDuff, Va.?"1 suffered for seveni years," says Mrs. J. B. Whittaker, o( iu.r. ei^t. .J?U- 1 lino piaww, mm divft liMVMWilC| MS. stomach trouble. Ten years ago a friend lold me to trt Thedford's Black-Draught, which I did. and I found it to be the best family medicine for young and old. I keep Black-Draught on hand lit the lime now, and when my children feel a little bad, they ask me for a dose, and it' " does them more good than any medicine they ever tried. We never have a long spelt of sickness in our family, since we commenced using Black-Draught." Thedford's Black-Draught is purely vegetable, and has been found to regulate weak stomachs, aid digestion, relieve indigestion, colic, wind, nausea, neadache, sick stomach, and similar tymptoms. it iiaa uccu in von&iani use Tor more han 70 years, and has benefited more than a million people. Your druggist sells and recommends Black-Draught. Price only 25c. Get a Backage lo-day. N. c ut yodti to*,.. amy esses! erent as here-to-fore j decidedly beautiful! "IdOK'fTpH'A C* ?"nno i*-? ^VV/JlgV^kVV/ Hi shades. !4.75, $29.75. ew Coats! up this morning sevts Plush Velour 'elour and Broadcloth brown, green, navy beige burgundy and >9.75, $35.00.