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. Grain and Produce, I . i.niv^Auu. jan,. 16.?nolwithstnnd Ing that dbcreases In the United States ( visible supply lifted the price of wheat v the market afterward underwent a sag owing to absence of any important f new export buying and because of jy.Welcome snow In the Southwest. Quotations closed heavy, l%c net lower to %c advance with May ut $1.84%gt> I 1.84%, and July at $1.48%. Corn fin'"'V Isbed unchanged to a shade higher, oats up %c to %@%c and provisions varying from 7%c decline to a rise V of Be. . ! - " Open. Close . ' v.'1' Wheal? : May $1.85 $1.84% ? July 1.49% 1.18% Corn? I May 98% .33% July 97% .'37% . Oat?t May 57 .57 July 54% .64% Pittsburgh i II : ' PITTSBURGH, Jan. IB. ? On tho Pittsburgh Stock Exchange tiiere wore only two stocks for which there was any active domand. These wore Ohio Fuel Supply, which was firmer und closed % higher at 45, and Pure s Oil, which remained steady at 22. A small lot of Osage & Oklahoma Gas sold at 119. a decline of $2 from the last provlous close. Ip;- - iwuuiy Huures 01 iuroraKC ui lob and 20 sbareB Electric at 03 constituted all tbe business In this group. Un'lon Switch and Signal Was offered tit 105 and Ciuec.. without bid. American Window Glass Machine common closed % lower at 65V4t- There were ao transactions In any of the other ' .glass stocks. I Bonds were in moderate demand. !i' Independent Brewing 6s sold uujK ': changed at 50, Pittsburgh Coal oeben ture 5s were % higher at and Monongahela River Coal tis m>.?. at jp 118, an advance of 3 per cent over the Jk - last previous sale. 8p. Summary, aft * Sales. - High. Low. } 40 A W G M ...... 50 55% Bp. 10 Fireproof 7% 7*, 21 10 Dtapreferred ..17 17 2v LaBello 1 com.. SO su BjL'-t 320 Mfrs L & H .... 65% 65 1,100 Mt Shasta 98 .91 115 Ohio Fuel Oil .. 13% 18% E:. 968 Ohio Fuel Sup .. 45 ..74 St- . 50 Oklahoma Gas .. 95 95 30 Osage ^ Okla Co 119 119 1 4U0 l'bg Consul 12 .12 I 400 P-J Copper 1.10 1.10 Hi' 20 Pbg UuG lift lift If 485 Pure Oil com... 22 22 H 50 Pbg Steel pf ... 101 ft 101ft 10 Uli N G Corp... 182ft ls2ft Ik 35, U S Steel com.. 111ft, f - ,20 Weet Airbrake.. 156 156 | - 30 IVos- - .cc com. 53 53 I 4.108 Bonds. * o? 1,000 Pbg Coal d 5s. 09% 99ft 10,000 River Coal 6s. 118 US E? 513,000 Rights. |i. 115 Ohio Fuel Sup lift lift WV. 50 West Elec ... ft ft ' '' " IP New York | v NEW YORK, Jan. 16.?Prices tended mod .irately upward yesterday, but trading was very narrow and the turn?' bver?about 400,000 shares?was so small as to convey no actum s.giilfiif ? dance. Gains were mostly limited to jfe. aystwhile favorites, except rails, which were dull at all times, the only fea Wre In that division being a 4-,i point ifi advance tn Long Island, usually one * af the most inactive issues in the oni " lire list. Developments over tho week-end especially the very favorable bank statement., which caused a ng Iu TH?i iit/thr ?'( How It Act* In Every Day Life |\. The humau heart, in a healthy man r - weighs but eleven ounces. It beats dXS, tram long before birth until death, in rffi an average lifetime, about seven mll' at 4 Uon times, allowing seventy beats to the minute. Every twenty-four hours this slight organ performs labor equivalent to lifting ? ton of material eighty feet into the air. If the blood becomes poor, and filled with poisons from diseased kidneys, tho heart is not only starved, but poisoned as well. It soon becomes exhausted and unab! to meek any extraordinary demon which may be made upon it. Swppl. pore blood; get the Udnoy* to worklag; tone up the feeble stomaeh! Dr n neroes uoiaen aienicai Discover, purine* tho blood, relieves the kid neys and tones up tbe alimentar; canal. Give tbe heart tbe food it needs and it will continue to work HT ' jffil the natural end of life. Bumpaspt, Va.?"Before I commenced | taking Dr. Flerce's medicines I sufferc with pain in niy shoulders, head anE? Inck, und bad palpitation of the h'cr.r |jfv I could hardly got up. Was In be nearly all tbe time. I took Dr. Fierce' - Medical Discovery and Favorite Pre scripliou. I soon began to feel muci & better and could visit around in tin neighborhood. I owe it all to Dr. . Flerce's remedies. Would advise anyS one.thns afflicted to use 'Golden Medl cal Discovery' and 'Favorite Prescription.' I also took tho 'Pleasant PelL lets' with good results. |f,\ "I thanf*Dr. Pierce for his medicines I I and kind advice and am glad to hear If- from him."?Mbs. Sxbie B. Shis, It. F. D. 2, Bnmpass, Va. The modern improvement in pills? u Boctor Pierce's Pleasant Pellets. They HI., * help Nature, instead of fighting with ;. her. Sick and nervous headache, bills' ousness, coetiveneas, and all derangements of the liver, atnmneh and hnwele nepwvr"' II iBMtlra la twatlnf Dff/1 1* gjgSijge^ l^llw If aod wtu iot iwlkmln llolaajf. OLD IT DaruaitTS. HV irwi p0?t II dmnd-PtlM U, or 8 boitln iMfc Ht BVAN9 CTBI^AUCJ.,CINCINNATI.0. ~ I IL AND GAS ] | time accommodation)!, were among i the factors ma King for more cheerful speculative sentiment. The uncertainties of the International situation were Indicated by a slight easing of sterling and heaviness in rates on 1 Ilerlln and Vienna, neither, however, approaching recent low figures. ???i :?r ri [ Uil and Gas, | Cold weather is holding up work ill | the fields. In some localities operators are anxious to get new work started but rig builders do not Utke kindly to that kind of work Wutu the , mercury drops down around the zero ! mark. Failure to get new work under way during the winter will ma... -uo rush oil the greater in the spring. There Is not much territory In urgent need of development at this time. Operators havo every confidence in the stability of the mkrkct and are not v.-orrylng on account of the delay. There is nothing out of the ordinary in the nst of late completions. Light pumpers are In the majority, ami ml located In old territory. Oil Devil's nuiu creua, urani uistrict, wienie county. W. Va? the 0. <. urown Oil company drilled No. 12 on tnu .....lerlord heirs' larm through the salt sand. It Is n natural producer gooa .u. ..<e barrels a day. The rig for No. 13 on i he same fnrn. ... ..pen completed. On Third run. Union district. H. ei. L. Fryinler's No. 4 on the I. N. Cokelev farm is n gasser in the Big Injun sand. On Bond's creek. Clay district. Rltchlo county. R. K. Jones Co. hnvo drilled their test on the Elwood Markle farm through the Big Injun sand. Nothing but a light gas prcssuro was found In the lower formation. On Shanty run. Murphy district, the Hope Natural Gas company drilled a test on the M. It. Weldman farm through all sands to a depth of 3,013 feet and found nothing but a light gas pressure In the salt sand. It has been plugged below that formation nnd will be shotOn Fish creek, Church district, Wotset county, the Carnegie Natural t.us company drilled a test on the George Church farm through the fifth sand and secured a gasser. On Long Drain run, In the same district, the Philadelphia company's second test on the Amos Glover farm Is a light gasser. On Little creek, Green district, the Larimer Oil company's aecontj test ou the Friend Steele farm is a gasser in the Big Injun sand. On Miracle run, Battello district, Monongalia county, the Hope Natural Gas company's test on the Presley Shrlver farm is a gasser in the Gordon sand. In Geary district, Roane county, located on Big Sandy creek. (he United Fuel Gas company haB a Big Injun sand gasser at a test on the C. E. Carper farm. On Dent's run, Mannlngton district, Marlon county, the Carter Oil company is getting ready to shoot Its second test on the W. Z. Hays farm. On Stilwoll creek, V^alker district, Wood county, Byera & Co. are rigging up at a test on the Elgie Grant farm. Ou the same stream in Clay district, O. N. Stack is down l,?i/o leet at a secoud test on the H. C. Litzinger farm. On Big Sandy creek, Geary district. ! Roane county, the Carbon Black comI puny has the rig completed on the C. How To Relieve Catarrhal Deafness or Head Noises If you have catarrh, catarrhal deafness or head noises caused by catarrh, or if phlegm drops in your throat and haB caused catarrh of the stomach or bowels you will be glad to know that theBe distressing symptoms umj uu cunroiy uvurutme m many instances by the following treatmont which yon can easily prepare in your i own home at little cost. Secure from ] your druggist 1 ounce of Parmint | (Double Strength). This will not cost I you more than 75c. Take this home j and add to it Vi pint of hot water and 1 4 ounces of granulated sugar; stir unI til dissolved. Take one tablespoonful four times a day. An improvement is sometimes noted after the first day's treatment. Breathing should becamo easy, while the distressing head noises. hoadaches, dullness,/cloudy thinking, etc., should gradually disappear under the tonic action of the treatment. Loss of smell, taste, defective hearing and mucus dropping in the back of the throat are other symptoms which suggest the presence of ca tarrh and which may ofton be overcome by this efficacious treatment, ir nearly ninety per cent, of all ear trouble are caused by catarrh, there must be many people whose hearing may be restored by this slftple home treatment. Holt Drug Co. can supply you. h =Ti Set of Teeth $8 , GUARANTEED 10 YEARS Crown and bridge work, $5.00. Tooth fillings, 60c and up. Examinations and estimates FREE. Dental methods have totally changed In the last few years and to get the beat of dentistry, consult a dentist who is practising the late methods. We guarantee our work. Office on Main street opposite Court Heuee, over 5 and 10 Cent Store. Thft llninn Itentists I IIIV VIUVII I/VIIUUIV I Bell Phone 921 J. \\ Goh'I fani On Clymer'a creek. Carry district, JJutnara county, the Wayland OH and Oa? company Is drilling a test on the Wlllett Dalton farm. On Joe's creek, Dural district, Lincoln county, the same company Is building a rig on the S. O. Dunlan farm. - | Court News ; I ' Guardian Named 1 J. a. Baker haa been named guardian of Frances and Margaret Baker. Infant heirs of tbe late Arthur Baker. Bond of $2,000 In each caae, amounting to 14,000. furnished. Administrator Named , H. F. Colebank was named admlnis- | trator of the personal estate of the late Samuel Colebank. Bond of $1.- 1 000 given. i Licenses lasued i The following marriage licenses < .were recently Issued by the county clerk: ^ Tonsy Klusey, colored. 31, and | Gladys Brown, colored. 18. both of Da- ! kota Mines. Nannie Wilson, mother i of the girl, gave her consent In per- i son. Mike Hanlan, 38. and Allle Barstow. i 27. both of Kliarm. Martin S. Wise, 24. and Elizabeth C. Price, IS, both of Mannlngton. Elias Price, father of the gtrl. gave his i consent in writing. i Jesse Kobers. 21, and Georgia Stur- I geon. 18, both of Mannlngton. Martha Sturgeon, mother of the girl, gave i bet consent in writing. John Runovic, 23. and Katy Dabukosko, 22. both of Farmington. Walter King, 22. and Lena Cooper. 21. both of Barrackvllle. . George Merle Amos, 23. and Edith Marie Frev. 22. both of Fairmont. Virgil Brown, widower. 40. and , Grace Powell. 30. both of Fairmont. Deed Filed The following deed was yesterday i died with County Clerk A. G. Martin for recording: Woodlawn Cemetery company to | Mrs. Frances M. Valentine, a parcel of land In the above mentioned ceme- i tery; consideration 336. GAS SHORTAGE AT WHEELING. WHEELING. W. Va? Jan. 16.?The Wheeling district is experiencing another gas shortage, the operation of nearly all Industries depending upon natural gas for fuel is being interfered with to a considerable extent. Glass factories are operating as usual. The supply to domestic consumers is being maintained. BOOTLEGGERS SENTENCED. PARKER6BURG. W. Va.. Jan. 16.? At the session of Federal court here i B. Miller received trial by jury on a i second charge of bootlegging and was sentenced to one year and one monm in the Atlanta penitentiary. A number of other bootlegging cases were disposed of and in all cases the ac- : eused were fined $100 aud sentenced to SO days in county jails. I ( In ar B: Wi ra us Sjj?' No n ? \\ no jour fills a w fW thecigh \*T type mc K \ Super-S 111 The KfrrtS'tV, \ > (J BITS OF STATE NEWS ] Attorney Charles T. Herd, of Mortantown, sold at public auction at the ;ourt bouse on Saturday an undivid:d one-third interest in a tract of 16S teres of coal.in Battello district, this :ounty, for 15.250. approximately $96 in acre. The coal was owned by Sadoc H. Jackson, and <vas sold to satisfy a claim of the Monongaliela National hank, at BrownsTllIe. Pa. The I purchaser was Charles L. Snowdon. or; Brownsville, a well known dealer and ' awner of coal properties. Tito price paid for the undivided Interest In the j Battelle tract is regarded, savs the Uorguutown New Dominion, us being ( in indication of tlic general and sub-' jtanttal advance in tlio price of coal lands In this section. Captain Torn Smith has just completed his 37th year "on the road" and hie 20th year with the Baltimore and Ohio Hallroad company. He is now mtltled to retire on a pension hut says that, as he foels younger and hotter t that he ever before felt in his life, he proposes to punch tickets for some time to come. Everybody that ever I traveled over the B. O. In this hoc- 1 Lion knows and appreciates the friend-1 ship of Captain Tom, and we feel con-, Sdent, says tho Weston Democrat, will wish that he continue in his present' position for at least the next 37 years. The improvements, which have been underway for several months at the Murtinsburs postofflce, are practically completed, nnd no longer will those who have business on the second and third floors ho compelled to- use the temporary stairway but they can now take the elevator, suys The World. Some years ago when the late Congressman "Junior" Brown was a member of the first house he became interested in having the building ImDroved. After unvf.ru! nttpmnta #n tiovn the appropriation Included In the rcg-, ular llat of expenditures ho succeeded i hut he failed to live to see his efforts | finally crowned with success. Lsbt i Bummer the contract was awarded to! the Robinson Construction company, I of Baltimore, and they Immediately! began worli. The old stairway was ' replaced with a marble one, an eleva-; tor Installed, the electric light system : Improved, and altogether tho building I has been made modern throughout. Penitentiary Guard A. J. Coleman ' passed through Point Pleasant recent ly for Moundsvllle having in his cu: tody Oley Price, convicted at the las term of the Boone county circuit cour of the murder of a relativo, also named Price, and sentenced to Imprisonment; for life. This, says the Pt. Pleasant State Gaette, was Guard Coleman's j last official trip for the year, and! rcunded out 70,000 miles which he has 1 traveled during 1916 In the discharge! of duties, during which time ho has j ^CuJosi %A5LVt \1t A1 #u runeijro i in a HUDS Tourir fair weather or foul, it i id ventilators open, it is th / closing the windows? indows of your home?yo\ ins or coldest temperati tes and for all seasons. * sad is too rough, no hill too steep, ney too long, no requirements too ar for it. When a fine closed car red for the' theatre or ?hor*r?ir?cr if very demand of comfort and attraci. ir will give you greater satisfaction ng. It is just the car to take to the ins, sea shore, or on a transconti:our. when winter comes, it will meet iquirement as a luxurious, beautiful, own or country car. It seats seven, o comfortable scats which fold out ray when not required. Hudson Super-Six Touring Sedan ider range of uses than does any of t different types we build. It is the et of the men who build the Hudson ix use as their personal cars. Hudson Super-Six Touring i ? oeven other/stylet c HUDSON MOI i Standard Gar< J'liti states. During the he*vy snow* of last week. airing lo the tact that the railroads In that section were blocked, he was compelled to bring eight prisoners from Fayette county to Charleston by sled, transferring thcin to the train here and landing theiu safely at the penitentiary. Ei-Sherlff A. T. Sweeney, of Ohio county, presented ex-Sheriff Georgo Patterson, of Brooke county, with a blood hound pup. aged about 6 months. Mr. Patterson has received the dog and is having him trained to the trail, i The dog is of the same family that produced "Tim," the dog formerly ut-: ed in the county for trailing criminal!. By the thickness of a shoe sole,! (apt. Jack Patrick. Kanawha member; of the house, Is the tallest member of, that body, according to the Charleston j Mail. Delegate Clarence Symns. ol| Peterstown. Monroe county, is n closoi second, however. Both men are 6 fm 11 J inches in height but Patrick took his | measurements in Ills "sock feet." while I Syrans stands six feet three in hisj shoes. Delegate Weir, of Randolph.! sits near Svmns. He Is a little oven five feet in stature, and looks like; a pygmy when both he and the Montoo i man are on the floor at once. W"lr; Is considered no dwarf as a legislator, however, and is credited with being the peer of anyone in the house. Tn n recent Issue of the rhllipp! Ro publican printed the following: "Gordon P. Ramsey took the automobile fever very violently and got him u Jackson machine and to try it thoroughly went out and ran over a cow and broke her leg. lie settled this to the satisfaction of the owner and the row with the broken leg was turned into a field along with other cows, an 1 was sold to one J. P. Exline for butchering purposes since she was in very' fnlr condition. Mr. Exline sent a boy i the next morning to kill the cow which he had bought and the lad went to the field and saw a young cow lying down und killed her. but the trouble was that It was the wrong cow. Now wasn't that exasperating to say the leaBt. Anyhow It cost just sixty dollars extra If! ?-W1 'ravel First ( ON Super-Si: lg Sedan s a comfort car. With wi e coolest, airiest car imagi as easily done as you clc n are protected from the ht ire. It is the ideal car Equipped with the Supe The chassis is the statu Super-Six construction with Super-Six motor. New records for endurani made by the Super-Six. Il longer wearing and greater sa than were ever demonstrated car. Official records have been greatest distancd in 24 hour speed, the quickest accelerati ever been shown by^stock cai These tests prove enduranc the life of the car. And no the qualities which make thesi ble, for the Super-Six motor creation, patented by Hudsoi ?edan, Seating 7 Passenger*, $217 f open and enclosed bodies OR CAR COMPANY age Inc., Fairmc *9 CLASSIFIED / ONE CENT A WORD HELP WANTBD?FEMALE WANTED?Girl for general housework. Call Bell 427 W. 1-10-tf No. ISOfi. WANTED ? Girl for general housework. Apply "(ltf WHlnut Ave. 116-21 No. 1S16 HELP WANTED?MALE WANTED?Good men. steady employment. Inside work. Helmiek Koun dry Machine Company. 1-ll-tf No. 1S0S WENTED ?"Electric" light" solicitors. linemen, power and substation men. Apply P. o. Box 1223 Pittsburgh. Pa. 1-13-31 No 1M>9 WANTED?Young men not over 20, traveling, good money and future. full nftoe r. T. Mt. Cnrunhiito -f?) 1 Jefferson street M5-2t No 1814 WANTED ? Live, energetic man of good appcuranco by wen estuuiishod Fraternal Society ns district organlzcr. Corrcspouilence confidential. Write full particulars. Fostofflce Box 606. Wheeling. W. Vn. 1-lG-lt No. ism for the mistake but of course you must not overlook tlie fact that lie got two cows. So to repeat our moral you should always know what a cow Is and which cow 1U- Is before starting tc butcher." ? ? ? OPEN GRATE CLAIMS VICTIM. POINT I'LSASANT, W. Va? .Tan. 16, ?Kuthcrlne, tho 4-your-old daughter of N. Thnbbett, n merchant of this city, Icll inlo tut open gas stove fire tills morning und was seriously burned. She died within two hours. Children Cry . FOR FLETCHER'S C A 3 T O R I A Hilfe I ! Hass ? ndowa nable. >se the iaviest for all r-Six Motor iard Hudson the patented :e have been : has proved ifety qualities by any other made for thcs, the fastest ion that have rs. :e, and insure other car has 9 things possiis a Hudson i. s >nt D\r I CA8H WITH ORDER. II I pORHENT^riLrtTbOttSrteJSJioS^I room? Dell phone ? | Kurt ttENT?Two or three furnished rooms tor light Uo -pkoeplhj5|SBB^B i ' Doll phono ildlM. 12-12-tt No 178-S f, |MONEY TO LOAM, ^ j TUB BC'CKKYK SAVING ANU LOAN' : compau} ot Bcllalrc, O., has uiono> ] to loan 011 Uclrmblo reel estate. 3m ,Paul G. Armstrong. Attorney, Trust Uldg.. ".tb Floor; Fairmont, W? I MONK Y?To loan hi sums ot *10 to !] 1 *50 to auyona h.vlng etettcl. work. Can bo paid in small monthly par gj merits. No inference or endorsements I required. Strive, confidential! VI 1 dress Bos 595. Clarksburg, \Y Va FARMS FOR SALE ;J FOlt SALIC?Fam of 67 acres^^^^H j and barn five miles Crom Grafton, i: Buyer names the price. See 3. Gu^ I FLATb AND APARTMENTS ; ton HUNT?Two flats m Haya Bulltti I log. Monroe street. Apply A. A. ilajs. Howling Alloy. 9-7-tf Now 139J HOUSES FOR SALE I 'FOIl SALE ? Desirable residence og ij :| Wataon avenue Eight rooms, bei sides lour rooms In basemen' H 1 orn conveniences. Address Box 1801( care West Virginian otlicc. :| 1-8-tt No. 1S01 | Professional Cards \ 1 IRA L. SMITH ;fle ! COUN8BLLORATLAW Office Trust Bldg. Fairmont, W. Va. | "j r - 1- S*il*'i" Q'J I !! i B. SCOTT, . 1 JqSSPt Optometrist, and &9H JiSgnjatfo Optician. 25 years practical experience Glasses furnished in one hour. With A. B. Scott^Company, J OST^PATHH^' ^PHVSujjAN I .Jf! Hall Clock over Martin'* Drag | ; Bumste&d's Worm Syrup A Mf? and sure Bemedy for Worn*, Stood the test for 50 years. ST V1TXB TAXLB. TO o&Udron it la au angel Of mercy. FLSAffAVT TO TABS. TO $ Bzoursss. no mrmw wbzz>ux>. one bottle has killed 139 worms. All draff- $ gists and dealers, or by xnaU-tSo a hot. Bet. C. A. VOOMDCB?, M Fa. t Edison is Right!!! You admit the International Correspond net Schooli ire a good thing. You'd oka course right now"'if"?"except"? "If" whitf If jron weren't so "o*er? worked," with tuch "long hours," or hsJ more strength and energy? Waen'l It bditon who ttayed up half night educating himaelf in apite of every handicap you could (Tea have? All big man who have mad* tliair mark in the world had the ambition?the determination?to improve'their apart time, to train thetnaelvta for big work. Yon, too,can poe! atea power, money and happinere if you'll ; only make tha effort. -jj Here'aallweaaki Merely oailthiecoupon. ; Putit op to ua without paying or promlaing.^ I Let ua tend you the datmila of othera'eac* f I ceee through the I. C. S. and than decide. | . rr ? ? ?? T*?n our MBNB" ',. INTERNATIONAL CORRESPONDENCE SCHOOLS I Bei 8Bb , SCJtAffTON, PA. ;} jpg-' J I I C JO I lean JeTraO. ^ Coaifc?BalM? I H ^ ; N^r?ra"""djjsii I : SSlUJ^imiMR '"iMwiuf ClSiEI GEORGE W. LA HEW. Loeil Repreiontatlve.