K. brighter is now
As we look bacl
Ies which indie
ranked with t
have reasons t<
For us the past
have been vei
the largest volu
it has ever beet
tune to receive.
And it is here?
to digress froi
news long enoi
in this manner
THANKS to tl
made our proj
J We propose a
our customer and
a happy ai
Donley S. Jones, Correspondent, 7
Entertaining Club. I
Mrs. W. T. Smith entertained the 1
J3ook club at her home on Clarksburg
vj street at 2:30 this afternoon.
, Mrs. Bessie Boutwell and daugh-1
ters, Vera and Gene, have gone to Co-1
[: Jumbus, Ohio, where they will make
their future home.
_ Miss Lutie Mnson, of Morgantown,
jfj-g, Js in this city for a visit with her sisHarry
Tederick has returned from
Ev.: Colfax where he was looking after.
ifev Curtis Bartrug. of Akron. Ohio, is
In town for a visit with his aunt, Mrs. I
! -T. J. Connelly, on the Burt Hill.
m Mr. and Mrs. Del.ong have returned
S; So their home in New Matamoris, O., |
I after a visit here with Mr. and Mrs.
r \Vm. Shoel.
Mrs. M. F. Hamilton has gone to
if Wheeling where she will visit with
. The Misses Dorothy Connelly and
s Helen Halfast have returned from
AMERICAN BOY GETS ,
Leo, New York boy of 20, Is oominp j
i tome from service In the American,
Ambulance corps at Verdun, with a j
r Dedal for bravery. He drove an am-,
taiance half a mile under rain of i
)hells, then ran half a mile when his j
' uachlne was blown up by a bomb, to j
lave another ambulance drivor.
wt. Absolutely Removes
Indigestion. One package
proves it. 25c at all druggists. |
l.n j :
^ The old year
k has gone and
f a new one
i upon the pagate
he world we ,
i feel grateful.
ime of business
i our pood forI
where we want
uph to express
lose who have
ress and suctoast
- your health
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9 West Main St., Bell Phone 93 M
Glover's Gap where they were visiting
with friends. t
Harold Coffman has returned to Cinrinnati
to resume his studies at the
Dallas Hamilton has returned from
a visit to Pittsburgh.
Roy H. Stewart has returned from
a business visit to Brink, \V. Va.
Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Prim and daughter,
Bornice, have returned to their j
homo in Morgantown after a visit in j
town with Mrs. L. J. Lake, at her home j
on Center street.
Miss Mary Alice McGonigal. of East
Liverpool. Ohio, is hern for a visit with
-Mr. and Mrs. It. C. Devore at their
home on Washington street.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Warder and
children. Edna and Byron, have returned
to their home in Fairmont after j
a visit here with relatives.
Ray McGee is home from West Minster
College for a visit with his parents.
Miss Lalah Lake has returned from
Cameron where she was visiting with
M. W. Nay has returned to his home \
in Brookside after a business visit to j
E. E. Archer, of Wilmington. Del..-is ;
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LIQUOR HEARINGS SET
WHEELING, W. Va., Doc. liO.?Forty-two
Ohio county residents will face
investigation next month, 1J by Fed-j
oral and 30 by Ohio county grand jury,
as a result of a recent campaign
against bootleggers in Wheeling anil
vicinity. The lists vere filed this afternoon.
SELL WELLSBURG "NEWS"
WELSBURO, W. Va., Dec. 30.?The
Wellsburg ''News," the only Democratic
newspaper in Brooke county,
has been sold by John Kerr to A.
J. ('rouse of Wheeling Junction, who
will assume control of the paper January
1. Yesterday's issue of the News,
which is a weekly publication, was'iho
list under the management of Mr.
ft. "~Z^L =
News Boys' Ne
The WEST VIRGINI
i New Year banquet to it.'
at one o'clock. The bai
in the Nuzum building, ]
newsboys will please no
whether or not they ca
quet. Also please raee
GINIAN OFFICE on M
to Anderson's Restaura
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WEEK OF PRAYER.
Commencing tomorrow, and continuing
at the discretion of the churches
engaged, the annual Week of Prayer
will he observed among the churches
in Fairmont. In former years the
churches united in one service, but it
was deemed best this year, in the interest
of efficiency, for each church
to hold its own services. We appeal to
the church folks of our city to support
their churches in this effort. It is not
our purpose to hold a week of meetings
just to bo in line with the international
Week of Prayer, but rather to
engage In services that will prove highly
beneficial to all the churches, and
to the community tn general. We
urge your co-operation.
Sunday school at 9:30 a. m., Ralph
Snyder, superintendent. A farewell
service to the old year will be held In
the church at 7:30 p. m. To these ser\
ices the public is cordially invited.
FIRST M. E. CHURCH.
Claude E. Goodwin, Pastor.
Services tomorrow: Sunday school
:it 9:30. This is the iast Sunday in the
old year. Plan to he present. Classes
for old and voting. A new orchestra
is ;iri added feature Hear it. You!
will enjoy the music. Public worship t
and sermon at 10:45. Subject of ser-!
moil. "Choosing the Good Part " Ep- j
worth l.eague,?devoUonnl meeting at '
0:30. To|.i</ "Beginning All Ovet ;
Again." Tho young people of the'
clturcb arc asked to be present at litis |
last service of the old year. Public I
worship and sermon at 7:30. Subject j
of sermon. "Another Year's llespitc." j
These are (he last services of 1910. j
The members of the church are asked j
10 attend these meetings, and to help i
make them worth while. Following 1
the regular evening service, First j
church and the M. E. church, south.j
will conduct a joint watch night meet-1
ing in this church. This sewice will
begin at 9 o'clock. There will be scv-.
oral interesting features. You will i
find no better way to spend the last |
hours of the old year.
Services in I he Y. M. C. A.
H. G. Stoetzer, Minister.
You aru cordially invited to worship j
with us in the following services to-!
morrow: Ribie school, 9:39 a. m.,:
classes for all ages. Morning service, j
10:15 o'clock. The pastor has been j
requested lo repeat a sermon on "The !
Wonderful Tilings People Will Do To-!
morrow." This is an appropriate New
Year's sermon. The Christian Endeav-j
or Society will meet at 6:30 p. in. Top ;
ic, "Lessons Learned from the Past."
Eph. 5:15-21. Mr. J. Walter Barnes,
leader. Evening service, 7:30. After
a servlco of song the pastor of the
church will speak on "The Purpose of
St. John in Writing the Gospel of
John." This will he interesting in view
of the fast that the Sabbatli school will
be studing the Gospel of St. John the
next six months. Praise and prepara- !
lory service next Wednesday evening
at 6:30 o'clock.
WILLIAMS' MEMORIAL M. E.
Corner Fairmont Ave. and Second St.
R. T. Webb, Pastor.
Union week of prayer begins Monday.
Prayer sendee at our church
each day at 7:30 p. in. These prayer
services are designed to prepare the
church for the revival meetings to begin
January 7t.li with the morning hour
of worship. On Wednesday ana
Thursday morning of next week cot-1
tape prayer meetings will be held in
various sections of the city. Come
out tomorrow to hear further announcements
and get in line for the revival
campaign. Sunday school at 9:30 a.
in., conducted by li. T. Jones, superintendent.
Preaching at 10:45 a. m. and
7:30 p. m. by the pastor: themes,
"Prayer" and "The Spirit of Metho
oistn." Kpworth League at 6:30 p
m.. Ward Downs, president: leader,
Mr. Jesse Wright. New Year's service.
Prayer meeting Wednesday at
7:30 p. m. You and your friends are
most cordially Invited to these ser
vices. A special welcome for the
stranger and traveling man.
M. P. TEMPLE.
J. C. Brcomfleld, D. D? Pastor.
Tomorrow's services will serve two
purposes?they close the year and bogin
the Week of Prayer. Our Decern-1
her attendance has been above the
average for the other months Help to
make tomorrow's attendance "the best
yet." Sunday school at 9:30. W. W. j
Conaway in charge. Propelling a*
10:45 with sermon on "A Motto for the
New Year?A Well Balanced Life."
Christian Endeavor at 6:30, led lir
Miss Delta Knight, livening service
at 7:30, subject of sermon, "Three
Great Maxims, Watchwords of Three
Civilizations." Services every night
next week with the exception of Monday
night, when the Young Ladies' Aid
Society will give a New Year's reception
to ilie members and friends of th >
confirmation. This reception will bo
held in the lectnre room of the church.
M. E. CHURCH.
High land Avenue.
T. G. Meredith. Pastor.
"Sunday school at 9:30 a. m., C. O.
Parker, superintendent. Public worship
and sermou at 10:30 a. m. and
:W Year Dinner
AN will give the annual
3 newsboys Monday next
riquet will be given at
Main street. Out of town
tify the West Virginian
n be present at the bant
at THE WEST VIRionroe
Street so as to go ~
nt in a body.
^ ^ II ^ l 1,1 ^
JBMONT SATURDAY EVE
IN THE LOCA
7:80 p. m. Subject of morning aer- :
mon, 'An Estimate Upon Life;" even- 1
lng, "Sin, a Consuming Fire." Junior
League at 2:30 p. m. Epworth Leaguo I
at 7:00 p. m. There will be watch night
meeting Sunday night. Evangelistic
meetings every night next week.
CHRIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH.
Charles Baird Mitchell, Rector
7:30 a. m., holy communion. 0:30 j
a. m.. Sunday school. 10:45 o'clock,
morning prayer and sermon. Special !1
music. A cordial invitation.
GRACE LUTHERAN CHURCH. 1
Gaston Ave. and Third St.
H. A. Kunkle, M. A., Pastor.
Sunday after Christmas. Sunday !
school at 9:30 a. m.. Wm. Shaffermnn,;
superintendent: Miss Bessie Beyer.'
superintendent of the primary depart-1
ment. A large attendance is desired
for the last Sunday of the old year, j
The new Sunday school library is now
cpened. Morning worship at 10:15 a.
m.. theme, "The Saving Benefits of:,
Christ's Incarnation." Junior Chris-1
tlan Endeavor at 2:15 p. m. Catechetical
class at 3 p. in. Senior Christian : Endeavor
at 6:30 p. m. Evening ser-1
vice at 7:30 o'clock, theme "Old Year i
service." Church council Tuesday at j
7:30 p. m. Bible hour Wednesday at j
7:45 p. in. Mission study Thursday at'
7:30 p. m. Catechetical class Friday j
at 7 p. m. The World's Evan Alliance j
has arranged Tor Prayer Week, begin-j
ning December 31st. and last to Janu-!
ar.v 0th, to be observed by all Protest- '
ant churches. All welcome to all ser- j
FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH.
W. J. Eddy, Pastor.
The services tomorrow will conclude
the work of the year. We want!
a large attendance because it will help i
to make up for the losses in the Sun-1
day school report for the quarter. This i
is the time to consider good rcsolu-;
tions so come and let us give you !
some inspiration along the line. The
Sunday school will be at 9:30. 10:43, i
mcrotng service, subject, "Paul's Farewell
to the Christians at Kphosus." i
Junior congregation sermon, "Founda
tions." 2:00. Sunday school. Virginia j
avenue; 2:00, Sunday school. Hives-;
elite; the pastor will assist tomorrow; !
2:00 Junior B. Y. 1'. IT.; 0:30. Senior
B. Y. I'. U.. lender. Willa VntiGildcr: I
7:30, Evening service, subject. 'What j
Jesus Has to Say About llis Mission
111 the World." Good music will he
furnished by the choir. Come and wor :
snip with us
DIAMOND ST. M. E. CHURCH.
W. D. Reed. Pastor.
9:30 a. m., Bible school. That was a
handsome increase last Sunday. Thank j
Brother John will wan
whole family will want a
You can have what has
start with the rest.
Whntfvpv von want ii
with the Christmas joys t
Choose from these six
1 receive $63.75 or if you ]
Join the IMPROVED
Come in and pick your
earn the Christmas mone
The checks mailed at tt
| 5c Clai
You may have two or r
Payments are due weel
Can you think of a moi
"t*-. J .
NIh'G, DECEMBER 30, 191
/ou. Next Sunday will be the annual
Ireat. Of course you will be present.
Bring along a friend. 10:30 a. m? sermon.
"Gospel of Power." 2:30 pi m?
workers' conference; 6:30 p. m., Epworth
League, leader. Mrs. J. Engle
tt'e expect fully 100 to welcome tun,
socd lady and fornier pastor's wife
i\ blessing for all. 7:30 p. in., sermon
During the week there will be 6u
prayer meetings under the direction of
'group captains" preparatory to our
special services which begin In earnest
next Sunday. You are a tnembcaf
some "group." Do your part and
believe in God for His.
PALATINE BAPTIST CHURCH.
The Home-Like Church.
J. W. Brown, Pastor.
aunuay scnooi at 3: au. t'ror. w. A
Hustead. superintendent. IK) you
want to see the Sunday school grow?
If so, ho present tomorrow morning
at 9:30. Morning service at 10:45.
sermon, "The School of Unlearning."'
Junior and Selvlor E. Y. I*. U. at fi 30.
Evening service at 7' JO. sermon, "Back
Irom the Old llome." A hearty wei
come tor all.
M. P. CHURCH.
B. M. Mitchell, Pastor.
Sunday school at 9:30, J A. Swiger,
superintendent. Sunday is the an- \
nual election of officers and quarterly ;
review and we hope that all the mem-!
hers of the school will lie present.1
Itev. J. J. Phillips, president of the |
West Virginia conference, will make i
his official visit to this church and j
preach at 10:45 nnd 7:30. Christian!
Endeavor at 5:30. All these services'
should he well attended because of I
their unusual importance to the church !
at large. Oar revival begins with these t
services and it is highly important that i
all those who have volunteered to do,
personal work should tell their friends
about these meetings. We desire the
help of all denominations, aiui/ln earnestly
solicit their presence and help
in this work. We have invited Die
Fanners- Sons Chorus and do now invite
all singers to help us with the
music which will be one of the big features
of these meetings. We would likj
for all who will help with the music
to come half hour early Sunday evening.
Again we want to invito the pub
lie to share with us in this meeting, |
and we have plans that will interest
and care for all denominational affiliations
so that all can fee! free and
CENTRAL CHRISTIAN CHURCH, j
Clarence D. Mitchell. D. D.. Minister. !
Sunday school at 9:30 a. m. Next]
Sunday will be election of officers. ;
? OF '
i Be Made ?
t something expensive and <
new car and will combine tl
been just out of reach befon
coming your way next Chrii
hat only a full pocket book ce
it as Many Me
classes. If you start with 5<
prefer, start with $2 "n ^nd
in The IM '
Club and teach the I
Clubs from these classes. G
y and appreciate its true woi
le end of the fiftieth week art
3S (up or down) $12.75
iss (up or down) $25.50
ss (up or down) $63.75
nore memberships in the sam
<ly, but for your convenience
e simple or convenient methc
The Populer Specialty Store for
j T;s *(eyjX
| 8 ?""k jflsm
| After Ctiristn
% This Week (
i We Wish to Bi
| of Will Be Bot
| and There All
I Store. Many
All members of tlie school are request- [
ed to be present and participate in the '
election. Morning worship and New :
Year's sermon at 10:45 a. m. Sermon
theme, "A Now Y'ear's Message to the j
jM For Wi
El ' ) V \\ You 0 rcnl i
t\ I * V\ the trouble. Let that
1$ 1 /catarrhal condition*, a
. f * acute catarrh : It maj
quently becomes syaten
a tinal tract aa well as 1
It clears away the
and tone? up the syatei
*n catarrh by thouaai
tell tho world of their
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yy ;r^V prifSOQa, (*w?MH
) IN SA
k of Fail
a Family Af
dassy" Sister Mary a new
ieir Christmas money.
j if you'll join the improved 1
stmas. The whole family will
in bring. /
mberships as i
and add 5c more each week
pay 5c less each week.
>y method that's nearest like 1
let the whole family interested
th. Make next Christmas a ?
> in the following amounts:
25c Uniform Class $]
50c Uniform Class $'
$1.00 Uniform Class $;
$2.00 Uniform Class $]
le class or in different classes
! they may be made in advan<
>d of accumulating money for
'!; ' &'*'$^''V; ''v\ \H
Women's and Mltsea' Apparel W#
las Bargains 11
)dd Lots That | I
e Quickly Rid | I
)bing Up Here | I
Through the | I
Special Bar-1 I
Church." Christian Endeavor at 8:SC
p. m. A Now Year's greeting for all
young people. At 7:30 an evening of
song. See notice in another part ot
onic. Strength is required to overcome
tonic be one that la specially valuable in
nd you can conquer the cold. A cold U
r become nhronlc. Chronic catarrh frelic,
involving the atomach and the Inteathe
none or throat. It meana stagnation.
waste matter, dispels the Inflammolldn
m. For forty-five years it has been ased
ids of grateful sufferers, who willingly
relief. Puruna'a long history of helpfulnets
is tho liest evidence that it is
what you should take.
Liquid or tablet form for your convenience.
Manalin Is the Idea! laxative and
liver tonie. In tabh I form it ia delicious
to take, mild and effective, without
unpleasant effects, and will not
form a habit. ..tqutd, 8Gc and 9L00;
tablets, 10c and 25c.
THE PERUNA CO., COIubAU.,0.
sets of furs?maybe the
Christmas Club now and 1
be fairly bubbling over
to your last amount you |:
;he regular banking way.
[ in saving. Let them help
if you so desire. I
:e. This is advised when
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