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CHARLESTON. \V. Va., Jan. 1G.?
UnUl'tbe Committee on Privileges and
1 Elections In the House made Its report
yesterday thore was doubt about
the seating ot all members ot the
lower branch ot the West Virginia
I Legislature. Tho committee, however,
reported that no contest had been filed
und that the personnel of that body
will not be changed from that shown
by the initial roll cull made up from
R the certificates of election from the
office of the secretary of state.
No question of coutest wus oflornO
in the Senate, and from now on It ir
expected that there will De smooth
nailing In both houses unless n par
tlsan locking of horns Is brought,
about when the more important leg's
latton is under consideration.
Immediately after the apiioinlucut
of committees was announced In the
Senate thero was a veritable avalanche
of bills, all of which wore retcrred to
committees. Within half an hour after
convocation the Senate was through
with Its business uud adjourned lor
The bills introduced included those
by Senator Hough relating to roads,
the laying of tax lovies, regulating use
of motor vehicles, auu relative to the
charter of the city of Wellsburg. Thirteen
bills were presented by this meraSenator
Gregory introduced nine
bills, including those relating to usury;
limiting taxation for school purposes;
to establish a sanitarium for colored
citizens; to punish for fraud, relating
to primary elections, relating to the
Sr.- sale of real eBtate for taxes, ami to
Senator Hawley presented two bills,
one relating to license taxes and the
other to the Harrtsou county liog
oenaior nuscuuiouiu a uius ruiuiu iu
| the licensing of chiropodists, to regulating
gas companies, changing me
Wheeling charter, relating to the Department
of the Archives and History
and to public roads.
Senator McAvoy hud two bills, one
relating to the West Virginia Humane
Society and the other providing
for a number of amendments to
Senator Kump introduced a rosolytlmi
recommended by Uov. Hat
held and approved by Gov-elect
Cornwell providing fur an amendment
to the constitution providing
for a state budget. Another resolution
by the same member provides
for the appointment as soon after
March 4 as practicable of a committee
of fivo person, to examine the
financial afalra of the state.
Senator Lowe's bill relates lo
* change of salary for county clerks
in certain coeuties. Those of Senator
Morton relate to sale of realty
for fates, to dispensing with seal -n
chancery, appointment and bonding
of special .receivers and to autlinrlz.
Ing county courts to do curtain things
In connection with roads
Senator Beckwith introduced a
hill .concerning niurrlugo. Seuatoi
Luther a bill relatirg to the Su
preme court, Senator Duty one con
cernlng powers of railroads and Sou
ator (Jodbey bills to provide tor n
non-partisan state board of health
relating to wage earners nhd regu
lating building luid loan associations.
The House did nothing more than
rinish its organization by the ap
polntment of committees in the foro
noon and the afternoon session wat
occupied by the introduction of twe
resolutions. One of these wus by
Delegate Hail of Wetzel county, au
' thorizlng the speaker to appoint
eight committee clerks, three House
stenographer!, two committee sten
ographers and one tor the speaker
; seven floor pages, two Journal pages
L one mailing and banking page, tint
assistant sergoant-at-arms, two cloak
room keepers, one toilet room keep
v- nrbihia nlplit watchn'Mi. one assist
I ant doorkeeper anil one gallery door
A resolution was Introduced l<y
Delegate Talbott empowering the
speaker to appoint n committee ol
^^ BSffirrom five to 15 members to whlcb all
i Butters will be referred concerning
the Virginia debt.
In the House Speaker Thurmond
name new members as heads of twe
ft Important committees. W. C. W
Renshaw. of Caboll county. Is the
i-halrman of the Finance committee
while Louis A. Johnson, of Harrison
a cads the Judiciary committee Rob
crt Bland, of Logan county, heads the
Mines and Mining committee.
Speaker Thurmond dropped partj
linee in selecting Dr. H R. Wernei
Tucker, Republican, ns chsirmnt
:>f the committee on Medicine an<
Sanitation. James Bassell, ot Lewi:
iounty. a retired Army officer, was
made chairman of the Military Af
mittees ua announced by Speakei
Thurmond, are as follows: Privilege:
knd Election,' Stratton, of Mingo; Pro
Ubition and Temperance, Harvey, o
Kr'"1 IVood; Railroads, McDonald, of kana
Nlia; Labor, Nassau, of Fayette; In
Sgfu ranee, Patrick, of Kanawha.
On The lntal<?Shirley Mayers left!
this morning for Wheeling where he
ha? accepted a position on the Wheeling
Intelligencer. Mr. Mayers has been !
(or some time a reporter on the Fair-'
Fire at Clarksburg?The boiler
house oI the Baltimore and Ohio railroad
was destroyed at Clarksburg last
night. The cause of the Are is un.
known. The flames were discovered
at 10 a. m. and great danger threatened
had tbey spread to the oil house |
which was close by. The city firemen
managed to control the flames
bofore they reached the oil and waste.
Chancellor Dllle Here^-Thomas Ray
Dllle, Grand Chancellor of the state
I (or the Knights of Pythias lodge. Is in
I Fnirmnnt fnHow and lonlohf i?m
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present at the meeting of Marion
, lodge, No. 27. All the Knights of the
. I city are askod to he prenent since It
Is assured that a more than usually
enjoyable session will be bud.
Cathedral Choir ? The Cathedral
choir will be hoard at tho First M. E.
church this evening, the second num,:
ber of the Normal School lecture
I course. From the number of slnglo
| admission tickets being sold to those
, persons who do not hold season tick|
ets. It Is evident thai u record atten
dance will he 011 hand for the number.
' Tho Cathedral choir singers were
; heard In Fairmont last summer on
, the Chatauquu program, and were one
i of the most popular attractions of that
New Mannington Pastor?For the
purposes of Installing Rev. .1. B.
11 Koontz as pastor of the Presbyterian
church at Mnnnington. a special session
of the Grafton Presbytery will
I he held this evening at Mumilngtou-i
; Itev. Charles E. Bishop a professor
In the university and moderator of the
J Presbytery will preside at the sessions
and will give the charge to the pastor.
Rev. Earl A. Brooks of Weston, will
I deliver the charge to the congregation
land the sermon will he preached by T.
i G. Kooutz, of Wheeling.
Poultry Show Plans?The meeting
to discuss the plans for the Tenth
; Annual Poultry show will be held In
' tbe Municipal building tomorrow night
at eight o'clock. The show will be
held January 24. 25. 28 uttd 27. The
members of the Fairmont Poultry association
say the coming show will
bo the greatest one In it's history.
Teachers' Examinations?Dates for
the first examination of applicants for
prtmury teachers' certificates, will bo
decided upun at n meeting of district
superintendents of Marion county to
ho held some day this week lit County
Superintendent Toothman's office. It
Is understood that, an unusual number
of prospective teachers are intending
t n thlrn tlto nvan?l?nHr?t1
Burns Cause Death?A message received
here this mortnng from Hendricks.
W. Vn? announced the death
of Mrs. S. T. Troupe, mother of Mrs.
i H. Ij. Troxell, of this cltv. which occurred
during the night. The mossago
stated that Iter death had resumed
from bums and no further parttclars
wore stated. She was aged 70 years
and is survived by her husband and
several children. Mrs. Troxell left
this afternoon for Hendricks to remain
for the funeral.
From West Africa?Dr. A. C. Goode.
a returned missionary from West Africa,
delivered an interesting address
at the Firming Memorial chapel last
evening. Dr. Goode l-'t Africa in August
and had trip f'i'.l of adventure in
reaching this country. He will speak
at Downs tonight and -t Mannington
Farmers' Club To Meet?The Pharoah's
Run Farmers' club will meet in
the Pharonh's Run school house tomorrow
evening for a meeting at
which County Agricultural Agent H.
L. Smith will address the members on
praclica farming. On Friday night
. a meeting wll ho held in the school
house at Monumental in Fairmont Independent
district, interest in the
farmers' community meetings Is great
er than ever this year and from three
. to four are being held every week.
Grant District Roads?The commit.
ten preparing the road petition of
Grant district meeting lit County En,
glnocr Wllfong's office. lias decided
as to what roads would he named In
the petition and la now busily engaged
, In getting signers. It will be presented
. to the county i court Inside the next
i few days.
Road Expert To Talk?A. D. Williams,
state highways engineer lot
West Virginia, will be one of the principal
speakers at a banquet of the
Pittsburgh Chambor or Commerce to
be held In the Fort Pitt hotel Tuesday
evening, January 30.
Churoh Reception?All the members
and Irlends of Christ Episcopal church
are invited to attend the reception to
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yuf( 006MTa Qurr
<Z6) vjockin' \N YH
j |p| |^jj OUE SToRE
be given tomorrow night at tin home*
of Mr. and Mre. W. T. Hortman. on
BenonI avenue, honoring the new pastor
of the church. Rev. Charles Balrd
(Continued from page l.i
Henry hod told him of rumors -t
Secretary Lansing had gone to the.
BUtmore hotel In New York to meet
Barney Baruch four times, but that ho
(Henry) thought his visits were perfectly
"1 told Henry," said Lawson. "t..at
1 would stake my head on it that Secretary
Lansing was not telling anything
he ought not to do."
When asked for the name of Mrs.
Visconti's attorney. Lawson said he
i was a member of a Washington firm
named "Brown & Brown, or "But-(
ler & Butler." No firm of either name i
appears in the city or telephone dlrectories.
Lawson declared that Henry had,
asked him late In December to say
! nothing more about the "leak
charges, on patriotic grounds, saying
; he owed it to the country not to men-'
| tlon them further for the present.
At nn ilmu 1 a tuunn indiuluil /Mil iiA !
ever Bay thnt lie had any direct in-'
foimatlori relating In a "leak."
Chairman Henry then took the wit-1
Henry emphatically denied that he I
ever had mentioned to Lawsun the
' name of any cabinet officer.
' "Not during our whole three-hour
contcrcnoe did I mention to Mr. Law- '
son the name of any cabinet omccr
, thnt he has mentioned here today."
Henri asserted again and again
1 that he had not given Lawson such'
Miss Mary Adele Walhnnn of Cum-'
berland. Maryland and formerly of
this city and Floyd Brooks Cox of
Morgantown wore united in marriage
011 January 6th in Cumberland, Md.
The bride is w daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. H. C. Wnllman. former residents
of tills city. She Is a graduate of the
local high school. Mr. Cox Is a son
of Mr. und Mrs. \V. I. Cox of Morgantown
and is now a junior at the Went
Virginia university. Mr. and Mrs. Cox
I will reside at the home of the former's
iwruuu* wwin uuer nis graduation.
j| PERSON ALT)
Mary Christine Satterfleld, little
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lamar Satterfleld.
has been 111 for several days
at her home on Boydston street. Her
sister. Luclle. lias just recovered from
| a week's Illness.
Mrs. S. J. Hillock, who has been
spending several weeks with her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Cook In Grafton,
is spending the week here with
Mrs. Arthur Musgrave returned last
1 evening from Harrlsv.lle where she
had been the guest of relatives for several
Sleeping Car Baltimore and Washington
to Fairmont, Baltimore and
For the accommodation of patrons
to Fairmont, a sixteen section Fullman
Sleeping Car leaves Baltimore
Camden Station at S p. m. arriving
Fairmont 5: IB a. m. rassengers may
remain In sleeper at Fairmont until
6:45 a. m.?Advt.
DON'T HURT A BIT!
Lift your old, torturoua corns |
and calluses right off
with the fingers.
This liny bottle holds the wonder of
wonders. It contains an ulmost magical
drug discovered by u Cincinnati
man. It Is called freezone. It Is a
compound inad?c from ether.
Apply a few drops of j
?ilits freezone upon u ton-'
dor, aching corn or a bar-'
dened callus. Instantly the
soronoss disappears and
shortly you will find the
corn or callous Ho shriveled
und loose that you justI
lift It oft' with the lingers.
You feel no pain or soreness
when applying freezone
or afterwards. It
doesn't even irritate the
Just ask In any drug
store for a small bottle of
freezonc. This will cost but a fow
cents but will positively rid your poor,
suffering feet of d^ery hard corn, soft
com. or corn bctweu tho toes, or the
tough callouses on bottom of feet.
. Genuine freezone lias a yellow label.
I Look f'W yellow label.
FRECKLES AND H
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fk A S00t> J 1 vjoods
Jy NOTION ft? V-T
1 cm roms
Comprehensive New Legislation
to be Put Through
iBji Associated Press)
CHARLESTON. \V. Va., Jan. 16.?
From the committees on roads and
navigation nf the two Houses of the
I flfflcllltllrn '? ? ?
?.D<.iau>vtli u u. JUilib tUIUUHUV7 13 |I?U'
posed to Includo both practlcnl rood
men Hnd lawyers. To this committee
will bo rferred all legislation relating
to roads. The proposition was
made to both the president of the Senate
and the speaker of the House by A.
D. Williams, chief road engineer of
the state and met with the approval
of members of both houses.
It is the purpose of the legislature,
so expressed by advocates of battel
roads to permit this committee to dntf;
from the many grod roads raeaseres
introduced, sufficient statutes to permit
tlio permanent roads improvement
program that has heen planned by the
road department. This program was
delayed when the 191f> legislature
failed to enact Senate F.ill No. 11117 relating
to road building.
A general revision of the present
laws relating to the Issuance of bonds
for rouds ami other Improvements
will he made by ibis committee. It lt>
the purpose to amend and re-enact
statutes so as to require the submission
of all proceedings In connection
with road bond issues to the attorney
general for his approval which shall
he final. Also to provide for the investment
of all public sin I- lag funds of
uuy county, district or munn'pality In
bonds of other counties, districts or
municipalities, thus keeping all public
moneys drawing Interpol.
Senator Hough, of the first district,
has u bill providing for the recodification
of all statutes relating to prison
labor and to amend them so that convicts
serving time iu jails, subject to
being made work on the public roads,
may be required to go into other counties
to perform this labor.
Koud Engineer Williams left last
nlglit for Washington for a conference
with the federal road bureau to arrange
for the tracing of a map showing
all the main roads in the state connecting
the various county scats and
other important centers. This will bo
given to the joint committee to aid in
drawing a comprehensive scheme of
road improvement. Two members of
the federal bureau will be asked to
address the. joint committee soon.
It tvas not tyitil early today, shortly
liefore time for convening the Senate
that the final decision was reached
with reference to the personnel of all
the committees. It was made known
last night that while all the committees
had been arranged that there
was probability of changes in the
chairmanship of any one of four of
Rapid Delivery Co.
Use Jeffery trucks exclusively. Massive,
speedy. Heavy or light hauling
Baggage delivered to all parts of the
city. Prompt, safe service. Strictly
high grade taxlos day or night. Bell
Phono 345. Consol. 46.
This Week the Classiest of all
Follies of Broadway
All tlio big muslchl numbers
Including tho famous YAM A
Matinees daily, all scats 10c.
livery night, two shows. 7:45
II and 9:0ft p. m. 10c. 15c, and 25c.
IS FRIENDS?(AT LEAST
UE.UO THERE BOVS? 1
~~ /f VJELL, IF IT MN'T SLIM=R
%\ HMiEN'TSEEN HIM FOR.
IURY! 1 ALONG TIME How
HE IS THAN
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City Hall Notes
| There have been so many passen- j
: gers on the water wagon since the |
1 first of the year that it became ncces-1
| nary for tho city to repaint Its wagon.1
The paint has been rubbed oft and a
new coat will bo put on today or toI
morrow. The street department has
no use for the wagon this klud of
; weather and therefore the "never
again" wagon will not bo seen until It
Is all decorated up. Tho streets now
arc In the hands of tho street cleani
ere who^iave the job of keeping thorn
'clear of snow.
' Nick I'ulo. who wished to make an
.addition to his slianty on Jackson
street at JeffrtSon street was turned
down by the city Board of Affairs yesterday.
The change In the looks of!
| Jackson street and Jefferson the city .
thinks should he made for the butter, j
! ? . . I
\\ nuo in .\o\v vorK city the Fair-'
mom commissioners ligurod the beat 1
move would be to advertise Fairmont
as muuli as possible. And to quote Ini
j Smith they did it. Ho says "1 had the
nwfullcst time trying to rtct a Fairmont
West Virginian and some Fairmont
stogies. Xt> one seemed to hove
either." He claims he went (o the top
; 01 the Wool worth building hunting
j some Fairmont stogies when some one !
WHAT THE DOCTOR KNOWS
KIDNEYS MUST BE RIGHT TO IN- \
J SURE HEALTH.
l'cw persons realize to what extent J
their health depends upon the condition
of the ktdneys.
| The physician In nearly all eases of
serious illness, makes n chemical an[
alysis of the putlent's urine. He knows
that unless the kidneys are dolns their
work properly, the other organs cannot
readily be brought back to health
When the kidneys arc neglected or j
ahused In any way, serious results are
1 sure to follow. According to lienlth statistics,
Brlght's Disease, which Is really
an advanced form of kidney trouble,
t-uused nearly ten thousand deaths in
one year, in (he state of New York j
alone. Therefore, it Is particularly
necessary to pay more attention to
the health of these Important organs, j
An ideal herbal compound that has
bail remarkable success as a kidney ,
remedy Is Dr. Kilmer's Swamp-lloot. |
ute great Kiuncy, liver ana bladder
The mild and healing influence of
| litis preparation, in mom eases. is aoou
realized, according to sworn statements
and verified testimony of those
[who have used the remedy.
When your kidneys rctiuirc attention.
get Swamp-Root at once from
any pharmacy. It is sold by every
I druggist in bottios of two sizes?50c,
I However, if you wish first to test i
this great preparation send ten cents;
to Dr. Kilmer Co.. .Binghamton. N..
Y., for a sample bottle. When writing 1
be sure and mention the West Virgin-j
On the first of January all
teen to twenty per cent. W
as our advance of fifteen p
I s'Wi/v SS.ts'l xl J. 1.1 .
miu eucut uutu cue tweiitn
Bell 873 Mon
SUM'S FEET GROW.)?B")
(SEAM, I'M A U?r W SUMTAU.EQ.
THAU HE ?k 0ONT S
v i < *
told him he might try there for them.
He says Fairmont is a much better
town than New York Inasmuch as .
everything good Is so handy here.
TRY A WANT AD.
Low Price Hi
Ladies' and Misses Rubbe
crshoes, storm or Croquet i
high or low heels for
ORIGINATORS AND LEADERS 0
* ^ ?THEATER?
Some underworld type strikingly i
us well as the daredevil stunt of G<
"Grant, the I'oltce Reporter" ? worth
THE GIRL GOD M
A story not unusual on thu sercoi
ana one nil will enjoy. love drnmi
Eleventh story In the series "The I
melodrama with thrills fialore. The
men into the east under the name t
Bervo the proper atmosphere of the
and the element of mystery *rlvets n
T A N 11! II T T1,e Woman in 47,
I Vil lull I Drew comedy.
P R I C E_
dealers raised the price on al
vir_ miD n
1VJ VV1V w
ier cent on casings and ten pel
AND SAVE MONEY
HER AUTO SI
. .w_.w . . AN ABSOL
rpDC J CAR WARS
L EilVO "S CONVENIEI
>r^DI7C ALL WOOL
VWD?i3 ^ PATTERNS
roe Street Near Fire Depart)
f BLOSSER. i
-You ' *EUv ?E MI6V
EEH To j "f ( BE K LoT TAIL
.owl M "t> BUT MY FEE!
UNG, JANUARY 16,1917. |
CARD OF THANKS.
Mrs. Fanny Jolllffo desires to thank "
ler nelgnbors and friends for the man j
kindnesses shown her during the 111
less and death or her husband, Mr I
>R 1 =
vear, Rubber |
F LOW PRICES IN FAIRMONT'
* bSm iflra
" 5 " "?,sgaaia^ *
lortrayed and an Interesting story
:orge Lark in make this episode of (
ADE FOR JONES
i. but nevertheless a good picture, j
1 with Bryant Washburn and Allen
3irl From Frlsoo." It Is a two real
author has drawn a store of China>f
the Dragon Brotherhood, to prestory.
Plenty of fighting occurs,
Itention to the screen.
, 5-reel drama. Borrowing Trouble,
FALCONS LAST |
I tires and tubes, from fifISTOMERS
; cent on tubes does not go
II NOW J
J GGESTIONS ^
THE HEAT AND PREVENTS
UTE NECE8SITL. KEEPS YOUR
1, INSURES THE HEALTH AND
MCE OF ALL. GUARANTEED
, BEST MADE, MANY SIZES AND
TO CH008E FROM.
ment. Consol. 394
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