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| FINANCE, Oil Oil and Gas, Pittsburgh oil operators and producers were agreeably aurprlaad yeater-, day morning when the Joseph Seep Purchasing Agency opened for business and posted a Ifi-cent advance fori credit balances of tbe Pennsylvania grado of crude and 10 cents advance for all other grades. For some time an advance has been expected, but It wan not thought that It would be so! largo. The new quotations are as fol-! lows: Pennsylvania. $2 75; Mercer, black, $2.20; Coming, $2.20; Cabell,' $2.17; Somerset, $2 and Hagland. 95 cents. Ttie effect of the advance will be to stimulate development work In tbe fields. It muBt not be understood, however, that operators have been Idle. There Is more work under way and starting than at any previous time during a winter month. The amount1 of new production has ooon very email ss compared with the groat amount of new work completed. Operators In ( tbeKasteru fields are at a loss to know I where to look for new producing territory and stand even a fair chance of finding it. The Dents run pool, in Marlon conn \r \*o <a tins nnlv ili-ttrli-f thai 1m i (,y, yj . ??.. id Bupplying gushers. The Delmar Oil V company's No. 117. on (lie John L Hays tarm. drilled In late Monday evening, started to flow at the rate of DO bar| rels an hour and yesterday morning. was holding up at that pace. The next , best producer In the district Is F. W. ' Bartlett's No. 8 On the IS. Batson 1 farm, producing 485 barrels a day. With the new gusher added, the production I of the pool Is now less than Jnet after the last named well was drilled In. Ia Murphy district, Ritchie county, | the South Penn Oil company oomplet' cd and shot No. 6 on the G. W. Graham farm. The well produced IB barrels II the first 24 hours On Miracle run, Battolle district . Monongahela county, the South Penu 1 Oil company Bhot its No. 8 6a (He Isaac a. Moore farm and Increased lta production from 40 to 00 barrels a day. On Laurel run, Sardls district, Harrison county, the same company shot No. 1 on the John L Swlger farm and increased it tram two to seven barrels j & day. In Union district, Clay county, there' Is a large amount of new work storting. The United Fuel Gas company ] has the rig completed fcr No. IS on the ' Frank Cox farm and O. L. Davis Is1 starting No. 3 on the flurvey L. 9am-1 piss farm. On Mulling oreek, Green j district, Wetzel county, Samuel Martto. ] A Co. drilled their tost on the Thomas ; Carrol farm hrough the Big Injun sand nnd found It barren On Muddy creek, Kllsworth district, Tylor county, the Manufacturers' Light \ and Heat company has started to drill a test on the David K. Bennett farm. On Middle Island creek. In the eame district, Kelly & Hlce are due In the Keener sand at a test on the W. A. & L. Haught farm. The Oil Market. Pennsylvania $2.75 Mercer, b'.ack 2 20 1 Corning 2.20 1 Cabell 2.17 Somerset 2 20 ! itnglnml '.t.? > Xoth Lima I ts South l.iinu 1 4S 1 Indiana 1 22 tVooster 1.70 Princeton 1 52 Plymouth I .OS Illinois 1 52 Kansas and Oklahoma 1 no j llealdton 15 Corslcana, light l.Ott Corslcana. heavy 15 j Crichtou tlo Klectra l oo Henrietta 1 0>l f Thrall 1 on Stmwn l.t'w Morau l.oo 1 HeSota 20 Caddo, crude .05 Canada 1 '-.s New York 1? '! NEW YORK Doc. C. -Money conditions in their relation to ilie stock market, were again a factor pri h mm v iiuponmure yesusruay, iiiuugn ?u* I perseded for a time by the interest I which attached to the President's mes sage to Congress. Prices were irregu Inr at tho outside, moderately utisci| lied during the mid-session and closed ! mostly at net gains. I Call loans did not rise abo\e 10 per ; j cent, and fell an low as t? per oeut.. but J tnoney was not especinlly free until ; ft most pressing needs hail been met. ; I LEGAL NOTICES L TRUSTEES SALE OF FAIRMONT, REAL ESTATE. By virtue of the authority in me vested liy a certain deed of trust bearing data May 23ril, I lilt, made and executed by I.. I.. Wadsworlh and husband to tlie undersigned trustees, to secure the payment uf certain debts therein mentioned, us of record In tlio 1 I Clerk's office of tho County Court of I Marion county. West Virginia, in: Trust Deed Book No. lit. page lilt, and1 default having been made in the pay mcnt thereof, the undersigned as such V SATURDAY. DECEMBER 23, 1916, beginning at two o'clock p. in. sell at public auction at the front door the Court House, the following described real estate, that is k> say: I Lot No. 4 in Block No. :: of Plat "C" of the Monongiihcle Industrial Addition to the City of Fairmont, fronting on East Park Avenue, iei l'eet and exI tending back between parallel lines 152 feet on one side and 154 feet oni the other side to a ten foot alley along the Coogle line where it fronts 48 feet, together with the tw0 story frame dwelling house thereon situate. Being lite same properly which was B conveyed by George t'ordray and wife to the said 1.. I.. Wadsworlh, by tleed B dated May 2utli, 1914. and recorded in said office in Deed Book No. 197 at Cash in hand on day of saleGiven under my hand this 27th day of November. 1915. M. W. OGDE.N, Trustee. jli.-aarlZ-fS-K-M. 1 ft L AND GAS | Speculative shares suffered a severe paring down at the hands of leaders where Mich Issues were offered as collateral Another significant feature resulting from the local money market was the pronounced falling off in trading, transactions harely amounting to 960,000 shares, 'i'bls Is the first full session In several weeks in which the total has not exceeded 1,000,000-hy a liberal margin. Grain and Produce. CHICAGO, Dec. 6. ? Reports that foreigners were again active buyers brought about a decided advance in when; values, whlcn were also lifted I by definite word that President Wilson would directly oppose any embargo on foodstuffs. The market closed strong. ;i% to 4%c net higher, with .May at Sl.TB^g to J1.76^? and July at $1.40 to $1.46^. Other leading sta pies, loo, all snowed gains?corn, 2>?e to 2%. oats, l%e to l"?c, and provisions, 2',j, to 77c. Articles. Open. Close. Wheal? .May $1.72'.-. $1.76?., July 1.41 Vis 1.46 Corn? May 90>i .92% July 901, .9:"^ ;1 Oats May 7,-iij 77'..; July 52% .54'.s j ' Pittsburgh I'irrsiiL'UGll, Dec. U.- Ill the Pitts ! burgh market the most interesting lea- j ture was furnished by PittsburghJerome Copper making its [uitial howto the trading fraternity on the regular list. The issue was Quite actively sold at $1 45 and $1.40 a share, the latter being the closing tlgurc. Mount Shasta and Itoss Mining were the utber members of that group considerably dealt la. Apart from this the market was rather narrow, and the volume of trading reetrlcted. Prices varied but little, although ihcro were more gains than | losses. 8ummary, Salee. High. Low. i 405 A W G M 5% 65 20 AWOMof ... 120 120 U G5 Caney It G .... <15 45 1,300 Cable Con 06 .0G 50 Cruc Stl pi' ...*134 134 G95 Fireproof 8>i S'jg 110 Fireproof, pf ... 19'J 19 140 Ind Brew 4'i 4'j 30 Ind Brew pf ... 18Vi 17T, 170 La B Iron 8S',fe 85',3 10 Lono Star G ... 90 90 50 5trrs L & a GO GG 16,550 5[t Shasta .... l.OO .95 1,125 Olilo F Oil 184* 17% 1.050 Ohio F Sup ... 57 57 5.100 Pbg-Jor Cop .. .145 1.40 Id." T*bg Brew 5's 5 130 J'Ijk Brew pf... 10', 10 3,300 I'bK Consul ... .11 .10 100, Pbg-ldalio .... 1.50 1.50 775 I'bR ll & G 11', 10' ; i 10 I'bK 1*1 C.l 132 133 1,9117 Pure OH *33% 23 | 2.000 Ross Mining .. .'.'A M-) | 22 I'nion N (.5 ('.... 177 177 ; 10 I'm Switch .... 11".3 ir? Va J r.O L' S Glass *10u. -in 13 I An Unusual Cough Remedy NOT A DROP OF OPIATES OR NARCOTIC DRUGS IN OLD BLACK JOE COUGH SYRUP Most, cough remedies contain opla'es j In some form or another. They para ly/.e 'he nerves. They are dan.vrou.-. Not so with Old Black .11ii Syrup. Ii goo- right down t-i tht ins tutmi spot that if. rum-dug the cough, loosens lie* phlegm and *e.?othes the. irritation. And not a drop of opium, chloroform or any kind of narcotic drugs is in it. You can Rive Old Black ' Joe Cough Svrup to a child as well us i to an adult with perfv. t sufelly. j Kvery store sells Old Black Joe' t'otigh Syrup. A bitr bottle costs nnlv 25 centd. Fairmont. Building and Loan Association lias money to lend on good, i til pro veil real estate. Information may be had from the secretary. First Floor. Jacobs Bldg. Monroe Street. A FREE SERVICE rS || j individual needg it; as it puts his cash affairs on a more exacting basis. ; This system checks up ; all outgoing cash and re- ! j turns a signed receipt. It. would probably prove ben- ! | , efieial to you. ;|i As Guardian of the cheek i receipts of many business firms this bank is a vnlu- i1 able assistant to them every business day. , Its free ehcek service Is !jj ; i t! open to every private In- ; '.jj dividual as well. And the <v#<? matioiialh?^ BANK of Willi r ,< .i irrnrs Fairmont fflri IE WEST VIRGINIAN?I'll ?100WPT-WP.,.. M* 24%li 636 West Alr-ke ... 16454 153% I 445 West Elec .... 63 62T4 ' j 25,889 Bonds. 61,500 Pbg C d 5s.... 9954 99V* New high record. Court News ' Marriage License. . 1 Fred Shaver, 35, widower Albany. N.Y., and Goldle Hale, 21, Watson, W. : Va. 11 Cesds Filed. I; George Bucy et ux. to Greater Fair- ] i mont Investment company, 17 acres and 11 poles o? land in Union district, $3,000. 1 Hay C. Burrows et ux to B. L. Shrlv-11 er, parcel ol land on Whetstone run, i Maouingtou district; $050. M. J. ilarrackman el ux. to H. C.; i Snyder, parcel of land In town of Fair- i viow; one dollar and further consider- ; at Ion. i Lou E. Barnes to Greater Fairmont i investment company, parcel of land in i Union district; $5,250. Martha Stanley et vir. to Greater Fairmont investment company, 10.6 aire's of land In Union district; J.l.lOu I Ueatty Development company ti ' i.uis G. Cullman, real estate in Grand | view addition, .Mannir.gton district; I l:?0. i Visit the Towel nn,i n-um.v rr,.,. liooth at the First M. K. Church lia- I (Saiir Dec. 7 and K, ami see our beauties ? f laundry, darning ami sewing bugs J iIso the lovely ones of silk and satin ' for parlies and fancy work. The ' towels arc* '.xuuisite and prices low. 1 Adv t. I Mode Horn Electric ligl: Everyone whi stores and s< clean smokele is a wonderfu But the strongest coi ening with a friend. 1 up the steps; the porch the whole door to find inside the lighted hallw chandeliers cast their 1 a'! over the house it's t made by that wonderfu shadow or a dark cornc care for. just press tiic room tell the same sior dust or danger, that's t How different when \ run into the porch ehai wind blew out the low t house is dark, and you Say! Y Have During1 this week yoi cost. Just call at our <1 enue. We are cclchrat Williamson. Macbcth-E trie lixtures?not one ce for you to pet your hoi that home of yours. M from the shoulders of tl Every task performed b tion of these ! Mono* Tr Bell Phone 755 -i . i - ' I - I | MANNING^ Donley S. Jones, Correspondent, 7! Another Gusher. The Delmar Oil Co. got another big producer when they drilled their Hays j Mo. 2" Into the thirty foot sand last night. It started to flow at a thirty, barrel per hour rate. Fred Dartlett i will be due in tho sand today with his So. 4 Batson. Several other completions will be due this week which promise to add largely to the produc-! tlon of the field. A. B. Franklin Dead. A. B. Franklin died at his home In Hotnewood addition Monday. December 4th, aged 62 years. Several weeks ago he was taken til with tonsilitts which developed complications which jaused his death. ,\lr. Franklin was iwner of the Ilomewood store and is survived by a wife and two sons and Jito daughter, all of this city. Funeral services were held troni the M. B. ihurch Wednesday. December t>, at 11 a. m. ' Appreciation. The members of the furl; Westminister Guild of the Presbyterian church wish to extend their ilianks and appreciation to all who participated so leartlly in "Ye Oltle Tvme Sing" tuak-; ng it a success. Revival. Evaneglist W. 11. ltodeil arrived rotti Sandusky. Ohio, and has taken lunge of the revival services which ire being ronduetoil by the Christian hurt h. A i oniial invitation is extend*tl to ail Christians ??> worship with Item in those meetings. Women's Institute at Downs. The r? filar i "ting it the Worn en's ;rnize e of Y it in a home is c d goes into one tes it light as d iss little hnlhs. re 1 light. itrast comes when you have 'he place is ablaze with ligh is lighted by an electric lig the bell, everything is piain ; av looks warm and cozy an warm mellow rays on stairw he same way, every room a il little fellow, Electricity. I] r, and so clean. And the eli button they're off or on. Tin y, all the lighi you want whe he electrical way. oil go home. You stumble uj r some one moved. The hall urned gas ami you haven't can't tind anything you wanl ou Ongh 2 Electric i can get all the electric lie;lit isplav room corner First stri ing electrical Week and at vans. Beardsley and the celel nt of profit to us. There ne use wired, or pet additional ake electricity lift the burd< lose you love. that shortens woman's li y electricity. Ask for a d life-saving electric appliai igahela ^ action C First Street Cons liw'i? ' "ill T)N NEWS 1 3 We?t Main St., Bell Phont 93 M Institute will be held Friday afternoon of this week at 3 o'clock In the Downs public school building. Every onp Is urged to be present as the fea ture of the meeting will bo Christmas preparations. Now Thirty-five. All the local barber shops have raised the price of hair cuts to thirtyfive cents. Personals. C. N. Paxton has returned to his home In Wheeling after Bpendlng sev en months in this city, working In the 13. & 0. telegraph tower. W. L. Mitchell, the dentist, has returned from a visit to Fairmont. Carson Stewart, of Hundred, has arrived in this city where he has accepted a position with the 13. & O. R R. Co Mrs. Fred Bartlett has returned from Fairmont where she was visiting her mother. Mrs. Frank Furbee has returned from Fairmont where she was visiting with triends. Mrs. Glover Beartlsley. who entertained at a luncheon at the home of her parents on Main street Tuesday afternoon, will entertain at luncheon ?s?i" Mr. and Mrs. Harry Matthews have returned to their home here after a visit to the county seat. G. Washington Matthews, of Glover Gap. was looking after business interests hero Tuesday. Mrs. George Atkins is recovering from a severe attack of tonsilitis. That ' w ours | ertainly fine, vjfc or our local 0, ay from the alizes that it !i jj gone to spend the ev- s t. You walk rapidly j| ht, no fumbling over as day. You ring and .ja1 d inviting as electric av and in alcove. And palace of sunshine all lining room without a Lit metrics are so?easy to 6P ; kitchen and the bath n you want it without a the front steps and 5 way is dark, a gust of a match. The whole 0H < I to j I * 1 JL S r. jt* bqu languid fixtures you want at ?ct and Fairmont avcost are selling you srated Holoplane elecver was a better time 1U fixtures. Modernize ;n of housekeeping r i ife can be ^ lemonstra- 5^ ices. < /alley . * 5 '3| m olidated 423-L L.,l ?P :'i^ifi'ri^rii!Tr'?.?Ji' rrnr^^- iini.ti rin^ 91* | nV classified; ONE CENT A WORD LOST AND FOUND LuST?Saturday evening 54to J50 In bills. Return to West Virginian ami receive retvard. 12-5-2t No. 1705 BOARD WANTED WANTED?By young man. room uml board In private family. Must be close in. Box 1706, West Virginian. __ 12-r. :;t No i7? >; FLATb AND APARTMENTS KOK KENT?Two flats in Uajs Bull 1 Ing, Monroe street. Apply A. A Hays, Bowling Alley. t'-7-ff No tuts S S OH^i E S FOR SALE?High grade six cylinder touriug cur. Hue condition. Imn.l some appearance. cost over $U.G00. A bargain without an equal at ll.Oi'U Address Box 1665. West Virginian. _____ lil2rir Nj! l>;>" SALE OR RENT FOR SALE OR RENT Four-room i house on Stevens street, i'nrtli . larr apply C. E. Downs. 312 Arch St 11 27 tit No If.vi /Ft Is effectlre tn treating f ^ flW uunuiurni ui*cii?r?;r>; OTfeHra * ** a?B painless,nou-poisonous SyBo'fi1 THf ami will not stricture. HolloTPBtn 3 to & days. ?Oin TtY nKHiUIRTH. Parcel Post If desired-Prico 51, or 3 bottles S2.75. Prepared by THE EVANS CHEMICAL CO., CINCINNATI, Or id by BPiiOt*' tlAi.ou^riPS^ /:i\ >ra.ry ^ ujhtciJ by ^ ^ tSOH tlAlPA LArif?5 n\^ ^ inj 5,aoJ" ION rtAzCA LArlpyJ II jllp 13?N MAiPA UAHP3 ; iii, i liiiiii PAGE 7 Ml ADVERTISING II U CASH WITH ORDER. JJ ; HELP WANTED?FEMAL*fl B WANTED ? Chambermaid and dish 9 washer. Apply Tucker House, Mon- H roe street. 12-4-31 No. 170S 9 j WANTED ? Qlrls at the Fairmont I Stogie Co Good wages, steady work. J Must he over 16 years old. Fairmont 3 Stogie Co. 12-4-tf No. I<u4 3 HELP WANTED?MAIJ? V;M WANTED Hoy over 16 years old M ont'l. after supper. Apply 626 CM*' ton Ave. 12-6-lt No. M06?M WANTED - Carpenters to work 4HifJH coal Ion at New England mine, a Come ptepured to work. Holbert Is A l.ten 1 l-27-tt No. 18SC WANTED- - Laborers and carpenters' A helpers, rate three dollars (or hours. Apply to McClintlc Marshall J Co.. Iltiti'hluson, W. Va. 12-4-3t No. 1708a WANTKIi-Ton laborers $2.50 a day for nine hours. Work digging and hhovulm* dlrl. 12-2-St No lijftgi WANTKP -Pick miners, Plttsburgn Vein. Good wages, steady work. McCoy Coal Co., Coal Run. 12-5'3t NO 1703 ] AGENTS WANTED WANT KG ? Specialty salesman for the lollowint- territory In 1917: Mai ion, Monongalia, Tyler, Wetzel, Pleasants and unjoining counties, \V. Va. One familiar with this territory prei.rred. State age. experience and line 1 sold. A. W. Ltorsch, DIat. Mgr., 203-7 Kvuns Hl.ls , Waaltiugton, D. C.' v',? 12-Ct-3t No. 1711 ? :.Tr7m7;n agents wanted?Mar;' 3 velous new sickness, accident and deutli insuiuuco. Box 831-C, Chicago, in. i2-8-it no. wjqf FOR SALE FOil SALE- llaby huggy good coulltion. halt price. Apply 209 Ben- i view avenue. 11-20-tt No 1651 ' Foil BALE?At halt price, Solo Apollo Player Piano. Used five years. Good cundiiiou. Dox 411, Fairmont, W. Va, 12-4-tf No. 1701. J for sale ? ciuett typewriter And I case iu good condition. Apply Mrs C. N. Martiu, 421 Bolton street. ' 12-5-8t No. 1707 FOR SALE?Lot "5x150 feet Morgan I u.aa avcmi", m-ar Fred Mclntyre'i -I j home, lu-iaii'-' Hell phone 188. - ?$ 12-6-31 No 171! MONEY TO I.OAN ! i a:: blckeve saving and loan s i company 01 Ucdlaire, o., has money 1 :o luau on doMiubie real eutate. B0fi j I'aul ci. Ariubiroug. Attorney, 41-43 trust Bldg., ilL Moor, Eairmont, W, ! MoN'KV- I'o loan 111 sums ol $10 tc 9 *50 lo anyone ln.vlug steady work. Can bo paid In small monthly payments. No reference or ondorsementif4|| required. Sirica.. confidential. Ad- ' uress Box o35, Clarksburg, W. Va. _ rooms?furnished j-j KOU KENT?Two furnished room* lor light housekeeping. 827 Field street; Hell phone 55G-W. I 11-29-tf No 1181 ~ l-'Olt Ul'-Ni -Two nicely turnUhef^^ rooms, ground lluor for light hOUsokeeping, fall 711-W, Consol phone. M ll^-OtJfojlljgMM houses for rent ^ I oil i;E.\'V?Seven-room brick house on Ohio avenue. All convenienses, $2>i.0fi. Brooks S. Hutchinson. Bell i phono 1TG, CodhoI. li8. 1031-tt No lt?l i l-'Olt itEXT?Six-room house Locust avenue lltli street. Apply Nelson, It' ll photic 704 J. 12-2-at No 1494 , 7 l-'Oll KENT?Dec. 15 Coogle's corner property 823 Morgantown avenue. Apply J. L. Google, 1038 Morgantown i avenue. 12- 6-tt No 1710 houses for sale KOU SALE?Good houte. Brick house, 'jjj block and a half from car line on Ucnoni avenue. Inquire Bell phone 1 :.1S. 12-6-3t NO Vf0M Knit SALE Eourroom cottage with col tar. 150 feet off State street. Second ward, near proposed car Une ^ iu i iuusuiii wmry. *>i,uuv. inquire iJell phone 138. 12-6-3t No j Professional Cards DR. R. D. ICE Osteopathic Physician and Food j Scientist. Office sccoud lloor McCrory j" OlilK.. hours 'J to 4. 7 to 9, on ' Tuesday, Wednesday,'Thursday ant! Friday. Cell Phono 107S J ! dj2 -?- ? I -I. 1.1,,.^ - . n . f.'M ~ iz M 8SM | ;'ll IRA L. SMITH ' M C 0 U N S E L LORAT-LA W Office Trust Bldg. Fairmont, W. Va. " " A- SCOTT* li > ( nSjKSk* Optometrist and | vj&gSjfW Optician, j 26 years practical I experience. Glasses turniahsd la '.^8 j ouu hour. With i A. B. Scott & Company* j JEWELERS. DR. A. B. SMITH, ' ? 1 OSTEOPATHIC PHYSICIAN ? AND EYE SPECIALIST. | j Glasses of all kinds correctly fitted. Satisfaction guaranteed. .2} Hall Block over Martin's Drug Store. | ,.. . I..... I. i. i. ............. ... .