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y,; PITTSBURGH, Jan. JO. ? On Ih
, Pittsburgh Stock Exchange the cours ; g,|J^C?Hnn^"|n'|",';|^ll|'^ 01ll? f,"u' rent and was the most active of the dlv dend-ppyers, 6,599 shares chungln hands. The stock opened sllghtl higher and advanced to 04. Knoug profit-taking occurred to cause a r< action to 52, at which' the mark* closed, a loss of $1 for the day. Obi Fuel Oil wub Inactive and decline from 21% to 21. Pure Oil An sales c 089 shares declined from 22'/s to 21^ Other members of this group were du but strong. Osage & Oklahoma sol at 125, an advance of $4, Union Nature igr uas was 82 higher at 183, ami Cane River Gas % higher at 47',i. Westlni house Air Brake was weak, dcclinln [ froiu 154% to 153 and closing r.t 1Gwhile Klectrlc declined from 53% t ? ' 53 on light dealings. American Wii ; low Glass Machine common rnlUc 2% points to 59% and closed at G' f;' LaBellc Iron common was more ai 4 live than for some time past, advam log to 81 and closing unchanged at 8< Summary. Sales. lllgli.- I.o v 160 A \V G Macll... 59% 59 215 Caney lliver G 171 < ,47 Ki: 1,800 (.'able Gonsoi... .ilti ." 100 fireproof, pfd.. 17'. 7' K 10 Ind Brew pfd... 17', 17> m 1,300 La Belle Iron.. .81 SO 40 Lone Star Gns. 95 93 125 Mfrs L & II ... 67% 071 21,700 Mt Shasta 1.0U J 430 Ohio fuel Oil.. 21% 21 5,599 Ohio Fuel Sup.. 54 52 jL 25 Osage & Okla.. 125 125 W: ' 1,100 P-J Copper ... 1.05 1.0 25 Pgh Oil & Ous. 12% 12', 089 Pure Oil com.. 22% 21'! 10,600 Ross Mining .. .25 .2 Bp.. 65 Union Nat Gas 183 1S3 100 U S Steel com.. 113 113 115 West Airbrake.. 154% 153 105 West Elec com 53% 53 fL 14.303 ff2,000 Col Gas (sTeI^S ?30% 90? 20 Ohio Fuel"iup8.' 17 17 469 West Elcc .... % i "New high record. Grain and Produce, P? CHICAGO, Jan. 30.?Violent lluctu: Uohs that included an extreme brea > at 9V4 cents kept the wheat markc continuously disturbed. Pronounce pip weakness in the closing hour was ai soclated with reports ot British goi crnment selling at Winnipeg and wit Washington advices that were take to'indicate possible renewal ot frictio it" between the United States and Gei a many. The finish in the pit was will l%c to 4c net lower at $1.71%?1.71? tor May and $firstname.lastname@example.org% for Juli Goru last llic to l%?14ic. and oat .? /?ic@lc to 1 Y*v. In provisions the rt suit varied from 10c decline to a ris Hf/ "/=v* (i I $1"% $1.711 July 1X0 1.451 May 1.01^ .901 Oil and fJas. HHF Development work in the Easter Hr 'p fields Is almost featureless. Operatoi are not making much progress wit ffllp;, the wells drilling' and there is ti Bp: great effort making to start new worl New producing territory is the or thing most desired at this time. Eve tfi then there would not be any rusli I develop it before the return of sprin I "S , unless it could furnish u better avc ilfev ft8e than the prevailing size of th late completions. On Middle Island Creek, Ellswor! district, Tyler county, IV. Via., Jann IPS'' E. Kelly and Co., have drilled a test o | 4 ) tlte O B Conaway farm in to tli Mason sand. It is showing for a 1 ~, barrel pumper in that formatioi Itt Near Friendly, Union District, Tylt county, the Melrose Oil and Gas Cor fUilJ IIHO LULU JUVLVIA HO I. VOL VII LllV < BP/}:: ? -= SPECIAL NOTICES NOTICE. Notice is hereby given tlmt at tli !p ; annual Meeting of the stockholders c jfej. Fairmont Building and Loan Assocli | Hon to be held on the 6th day of Fcl Bp':;. . ruary. 1917, at the office of the Assi 3fv:. elation in the Jacobs Buildng, Monro lpjr: street, n the city of Fairmont, Ma ion county, West Virginia, the follov iug resolutions will be offered: "RESOLVED, tliat the capital stoe I * - "f lt,'s Association be increased froi $1,040,000.00 to $1,300,000.00. divide K' into shares of $130.00 each, and H&P RESOLVED, further that Section U&l' Article Hi ?t the Constitution of Fal IpT ' ' mout Building and Loan Assoclatio I#;.. be and the satue is hereby amende to read as follows: 'Section 1. The capital stock of thi Association shall bo 11.300,000.00 divli Bfv ed into shares of $130.00 each.' " J. M. HARTLEY, Stockholdc I MEETINGS NOTICE OF STOCKHOLDERS' Notice is hereby given tliat the at SP&Ilual meeting of the stockholders r iA "Virmont Building and Loan ^esocii ' Ka.jn will be lield at the. office Oi .... 1 isso-latiou, Jacobs building, in tli glclty of Fairmont, Marion count; West Virginia, on tho litn day ot rei ruary. 1917, %.? vmi the hours of p. m. and 9 p. m? for the purpose c 85: electing a Board of Directors and fo tbe transaction of all other businee which may legally meeting. HH J' M' HARTLBV. 1-9-1G-23-30 President. I >IL AND GAS I ' ' v. " - j C. Thorn farm! It Is ia duster in the j : Big Injun sand. On Lick Run. Ten Mile district. Har-1 rlson county. Carter, Sheets and Jar0! vis' test on the J. H. Furner farm, 0i Is a (our barrel pumper In the fifth i ,j sand. On the right fork ot Steer J..' (,'reek. Birch district. Braxton county, j. II. A. Herman drilled a wildcat into g the salt sand. It Is a biir gasser hi y that formation. b On Jakes Run, Clay district, Jlonou-1 ,. galla county, the Hope Natural Gas it Company has a show of oil In the Big! I. f ?.-i . - ? 0 i lujuu msuhi at a iest on 1110 fctva t ore (1 ] furm. Thev are giving It atcsi from it ] that level before drilling to the lower ' sands. On Paw Paw run, Paw Paw II j district, Marin county, the same comil I paiiy'a test on tbo L. B. Underwood il I farm has a show of it in the fifth sued, y On Cool Run, McCIelian district. ! Doddridge county, tho Philadelphia S Company's second lest on tho A. O. 1. Bullous farm is a three-barrel pumper' u in the Big Injun sand. On Nutter's' ' Fork. West Union district, the Carter | 11 Oil company has a five barrel pumper; ' In-the Big Injun sand at a test on; :'l the Amanda Freeman farm. On West; ' ! Fork nun, Washington district, Cal-' ' j houn county, the Hope Natural Gas Company has drilled a test on the H. : j G. Isenhart farm through all sands to u depth of 2,935 feet and found notlii ing. 6On Buckeye Fork. Greenbricd dls1 trlct. Doddridge county, the Eastern i Oil Company is due in the sand at a ' test on the L. C. Hickman farm. On! Miracle Hun, Battelle district, Monon-i : galia county, the Monon Oil and Gasj 7 Company has the rig romplctcd tor a j 1 test on the Sliriver heirs' farm. On I Straight Creek, Burning Springs dis-, . , trlct. Why county, the Ritchie Oil com 1 pany has made a location on the Albert * Bruner farm. ? On Goose Creek. McKim district, >? Pleasants county, David Ruby &. Co. ; Itafe a rig completed on tho David I Eddy farm. On Ilagans Run. the 1 Keystone Oil Company is starting a | test ou the John R. Roborts Carnt. On Indian Creek, McBlroy district. Tyler county, the Colonial Oil Company's , well on the Osborne Alien farm is * I showing a little oil in the Maxon sand. ; On Green Creek, Harper district, , I Roane county, the Sidney Oil and * Gas company is drilling a test on the P. M. Hively farm. In Big Run of Candy Creek. Geary district, Roane county. tile Carbon Blurk Cnmnniiv tinn rig completed on tho C. W. Goad farm. Iln the Dent's Run pool, Mannington district, Marion county, F. W. Dartlett's No. 3 on the Z. E. Batson farm Ib holding up a 670 barrels Blncc It was shot. Tho Delmar Oil Company's No. 26 on the John L. Hays farm is still ? producing 280 barrels a day. 11 f??i i ,. ;; | New York n u NEW YORK. Jan. 30?Beginning with a general demonstration of 1> strength, today's listless and highly 4 professional market soon reacted, vlr' tually .all gains giving way to losses siof 1 to 3 points among leaders and greater recessions in the speculative 0 shares. Tho superficial character was indi" rated by tile limited volume of trad, ing. Only 460.000 shares were dealt r in. United States steel and other con spicuous industries as woll us coppers, , shipping and petroleums contributing ? a preponderant percentage. 4 LOWESVILLE. 41 bast Saturday night at the home ot }his parents on Birchfield run, Willie S. Hawley entertained quite a number of his young friends in honor of his sixteenth birthday. n G. W. Ilobey who has been confined 8 to his bed the most of the winter, is [j now convalescing. 0 After a week's Illness P. T. l.ang_re ^ Buwi'u wor? last mommy at tnc Toitg bat mine. u Mr. anil Mrs. Jesse Arnett anil \Vi?0 | Hello, Fellers here I is. ThefellerscallmeChunky, k Dad calls me his Pest,Ma says I'm 11 her Pride, and Sis?well, she's ncud trail Anyhow, I'll bestickin' around I for quite a while and I'm Rlad to r" meet you all, so let's be friends, n What say?" cmouky c?e^te" - SHOE (f DRESSINGS ARE SUPREME Chief tain Black Shoe Paste cleans and polishes alt kinds of black leathers. _ It is easy to use?gives a quick, clean shine? Pl one quick rub with a soft cloth will completely renew the appearance of yourshocs _ i ?try a box. * - v. atgnanay box lUe. ; | CHIEFTAIN MFC. CO., CHARLESTON, W.VA. 4000 TO PERF MEMPHIS. Tenn., Jan. 30. ? Memphis Is preparing the first and biggest pageant over staged in the south! It will be a double celebration, beginning May 22 and lasting three days, featuring the opening of the Harahau bridge across the Mississippi aud I he history of Memphis. A mammoth amphitheatre, like tho Coliseum in Rome, Is being built to seat 40,000 spectators. Four thousand . Performers will dress in snontrt and gorgeous costumes, lu accordance with the times they will portray. The stage will be 200 feet deep and 300 feet wide. I lis Thorn arrived here a few days oso ' from Louisville. Ky? on a visit to relatives in this and immediate communities. We learn that S. A. Dias will move' from lien: to Rlvesvilie in a few days, j Recently Mr. Dias sold his property to the Monongalia foal company opor- i ating near this place. The death of S. T. Martin, of near' Granville has cast a gloom over our community. N'o resident of the conn-! ty perhaps was hotter known having taught music in this section for sev-1 eral years. His kindly smile and cor-1 dial greetings will bo missed by the tots and the tottering. Everything from feathers to post- j age stamps are now on sale in the leading store of our little burg, eveu soup beans at almost a penny apiece! are in better demand tliau the Ten, commandments. We used to blame the weather for! everything that happened from poor crops to late trains but now days wo just blame-the war aud let it go at that. Waste by Coke Oven*. Government oillcials linvt estimated that 1.8ri0,000 horse power in the form of gas alone is wasted every day by the old fashioned coke ovens of the United States. . ?- in | TELEPHOI The Chesapeake West Virginia has needs of the enti Company, operatin all of the nrnnerK ? x A J following telephone Consolidated Tel The Centre The Chesapeah In Fairmont and two systems will b< consolidation undei time ago. The bi continued at their j Substantial progr atory to combining The new fire pi completed. This Company and the the installation of The combined sy 011 a two and fou bell of anv other i There still rema plant construction head plant in conj; useless duplicate i All of this work ent with good eng: When this work date can be fixed, of the time when be made. Well in advance representatives wi information as to the service desirec Every effort wi! factory telephone vice to the fullest with our patrons. The Chesape Compi ORMIN SOUTHS BKSGEST'j I' l j JH p I Jj/jmak JHP/ HENRY The pageant history will begin wKh ! 1 the early days of Fernando Dc Soto, i In. time < Every woman si...aid know ence ti.e lelief o. a'reliable 1-er.ded upoi to right cond ache, diiziness. languor, nau: suel t'p-'-v, t.oihing is so sal During tiie past sixty years, milllor most helpful in toning and strengti latinf! the stomach, liverand bowels, vegetable and contain no harmful 01 with entire confidence for they causi will not Directions of Special Value to 1 Sold by druggists throughout the ne mm & Potomac Telepho been organizecLto sei re State of West Vi g under a domestic chi r in the btate or Wej ; companies: lephone Company of il District Telephone ;e & Potomac Teleph other neighboring citic 5 operated as at pres r the plan presented tc usiness offices of botf >resent locations until f ess has been made in the two svstems: roof building on Monroe stre building will house the varioi i Central Office switch board which is well under way. 'stems will be equipped so tha r party line will be rung witl subscribers on the same line. ins to be done considerable ar and re-arrangement. Much jested sections will be placed u )lant will be removed. is being pushed as rapidly as ineering and a high standard i has progressed to such a point rliio annniniwmunt will bo in! the actual combination of the i of the actual consolidation, 11 call upon all subscribers, pre service arrangements, rates, ( I under the combined system. II be exerted to furnish an efl service, to develop the usefu possibility and to deal fairly ake & Potomac _ i* r - ? * any or west vii a' | | JJj H eal with the French and English ev lorers up lo revolutionary days and ' St 111 portray the development of Mem-i ? Ills to the present time. There will t< e niuslr. dunclng. poetry and oraary. L! Don Juun f'Utioy Gayangos. Spanish ft mhassador. will attend. President S'ilsou is expected to attend the dedl-. 11 atlon of the bridge, which will be the inly double-track railroad and frco raffle bridge over the lower MissisIppi. H A finance committee, headed bv lenry I.oeb Is raising ?100,0(M to . ... iroduee the big celebration. v, u of need s i to the comfort, and experi- p : remedy that can be dt ? itions which cause headsea and constipatif ii. At e, so sure and speedy as ra is of women have found them tening ttie system, and for regu. These famous pills arc entirely r habit-forming drugs. Use them e no unpleasant after-effects, and ul fail you s py d< Women are with Every Box. If i world. In boxes, 10c., 25e. C( i 1 fo 1ICEMENT I ne Company of rve the telephone rginia. The new arter, has acquired t 7 r . i >t Virginia or the I West Virginia. Company one Company I ss and towns the [ ent pending their i the public some 1 systems will be j urther notice. [L the work prepariet is practically us offices of the and apparatus, t each telephone I nout ringing the | nount of outside I i OYicfintr mrov i 1 V V/JklUV/UIJ, V ? VI | nder ground and possible consistpf workmanship. where a definite ide to the public two systems will the Company^ ~ pared to give full j ite., and to learn 'ieient and satislness of the serand courteously : Telephone rginia ^ ? . CLASSIFIED / ONE CENT A WORD HELP W ANTgfi?FEMALE _' RL for general housework, (.'all Bell Phone 584 J. 127-17 No. 1 Sji! ANTED?Girl for second cook for weoK or ten days, bee Miss Cliup 1 at Normal Dormitory. l*30*t? No. ISoG HOUSES yog. RENT )K RENT?Twelve-room house on Watson Ave. Address 1201' Gladden . Reasonable. 1-24-tit No. 1SJ >K RENT 9 room house, Ogdcn avenue. Inquire 1". M. Murphy. lone 7:i3-Y Consol l-2;1-1f No 1S41 OR RENT?SlX-room house w:tn bath, Jackson Addition, near Round uuse. Jas. L. Gettltlgs, Hell 99 M l-2"-3t No. 1S47 _ SALE OR^EXCHANGE ^ JK SALE OR EXCHANGE, M Roesport. I'a.. income property for -mall mi near Fairmont. Address l>i3 alnut avenue, city. KtO-tf No 1 s">7 BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES REGON & CALIFORNIA RAILROAD CO., srunt lands. Title to me revested In United States by act 1 Congress dated Juno 9. 1910. Two llllon three bundled thousand acres i be opened for settlement and sale. t/vtcr ano. muuvi auu <igi i> iniuuu lids containing s-nnic of best land ft in United States. Now is the opirtune time. Large Sectional Maps id description of soil, climate, rain li. elevations, etc. Postpaid one dolr. Grant Lands Locating Co.. Box 0. Portland. Oregon. 1-18-tf No IMS _____ FAR^FOK oALE ______ ASTERN OHIO FARMS FOR SAt.l., Write W W. Luce. Columbiana. O. 1-20-Ct No. 1S2H SPECIALNOTICES APPLICATION FOR PARDON. Notice is hereby given that on or tout the loth day of February, 11)17, 1 application will be filed with E. G. lerson. Pardon Attorney, Charlesm, W. Vu., for the pnrdon of Paul ifone, convicted of the crime of nittrir, 2d degree, at the March term. H5, of the Circuit Court of Marion mnty. and sentenced to imprisonent in the West Virginia Penitentiary ir the period of nine years. 23-00 (Signed! PAUL FAFONB. Set of Teeth $8 GUARANTEED 10 YEARS crown and bridge work, $u.uo. Tooth fillings, 50c and up. Examinations :,ud cbtiruates FREE Dental methods have totally changed in the last few years and to get the best ot dentistry, consult a dentist who 1r practising the late methods. We guarantee our work. Office on Main street opposite Court House, over 5 and 10 Cent Store. The Union Dentists Bell Phone 921 J. Now is the Time to Think of your winter clothing needs, and have their, cleaned' and freshened by our superior methods. Footer's Service is always safest and best for Ladies' and geutlcmou'ti garments. Felt or other huts, slippers, shoes, sweaters, light wraps. Just now we are preparing to render better and more efficient service tban ever before. Footer's Dye Works Cumberland, Maryland. R. GILKESON, Agent, Fairmont and Vicinity. I "s ' : PAGE 7 | ADVERTISING II I CA8H WITH ORDER. i LOST AND POUND LOST?Small gold and cross 1 bone pin. Finder please return-to j | Box 183S West Virginian office for re-, ward. 124-tt No 1S88 . LOST?51S Saturday, possibly in Clarksburg ear. Liberal rcwnri. I'. W. Sanderson. 511! Gaston Avenue, luirmont. 1-29-tt No. 1So4 LOST ? Between 5th street and i?. l'ark Ave.. Hospital Class pin. Own era uauic on back. Finder call Bed 64-.M. 1-30-St No. lS5s I MONEY TO LOAN"! TliK BUCKEYE SAVING AND LOAN i company or Uellairo. 0? has w. 1 to loan on desirable real estate. Sat Paul 0. Armstrong, Attorney. 41-42 Trust Bids.. Hb Floor. Fairmont, \V. MONEY?To loan In suma of |1U tc Sou to anyone li:.vlng steady work Can bS' paid in suiull inonlbly. pay^. meuts. No refcrenec or endorsement* 'j required. Strle.,, confidential. Ad' dress Box 595, Clarksburg, W. Va li-SO-tf FOR SALE ^ ^ FOR BALE?Camp buildings, locate on Helen's Hun. Apply or write M A. L. Anderson & Bros., Inc., At , I ingtoii. \V. A'a. l-27-4t No. 1st: FOR SALE?12 acres ot Freeporl veil of coal near Cataivba. Box lS'xi West Virginian. l-27-3t Xo. ISoQ. , FOlt SALE?Good furniture., carpen and other articles. 118 Watson arc nuo. l-2i)-2t NS?M1 ????? SSSSiiisisiECS^ | . ROOMS?FPRW1SHED I I FOlt KENT?Fnrnlshod room. iM preferred. Apply 605 Benonl J l-27-3t No. 18 F ; Foil KENT? Furnislied roonft or-no furnished rooms. Also bourder> wanted. Apply'71.3 Olen SL, Locusi ! Ave. l-29-6t No. 18J: mny and tvoontvonKtxo isi.dOHisrrii ?.Vow and second hand. Machino ' drills, bhapcrs, planers, presses. tUragc inscliin ' | i cry. Ua.-oline engines. Pumps, elcttm Motor Ktiginei*. Rollers. Planers, baml-wiirs. Sswmlll onl fits. J Ml ting. pulleys, shafting. Contractors'equip- ' < tffiH menu 11AIKD MA&1ILNKRY CO. l'lluliuick, ft. Professional Cards 1 I * ?wvwvvvve?%vvvwvvvwv?wwww^yi)>|lw? IRA L. SMITH H V.? COUNSELLORAT-LAW Office Trust Bldg. Fairmont, W. Va. OptAnetrltt ana ^^08^ 25 'practical I experience. Glasses lurnlsbeU la i ! A. B. Scott^Corapany, j jj DR. A, B. SMITH. OSTEOPATHIC PHYSICIAN AND EYE SPECIALIST. Glasses of all Kinds correctly litted. Satisfaction guaranteed.' Hall lllock over Martin's Drug Docs Your Income or Your Judgment Control [, j Your Expenditure? j ^ jlHH Those who are letting ; 1 their better Judgment dh>\ tate their money expendl- i ture are saving money at | this strong bank* ji|If>?S^H SIB ?l Others who let their Incom- ( <; es dictate their 'Apendltures k-ISM ' live only for pay day. Their 1] j future plans are but one pay | ; day uheaa 1 :~>?3S9^H | Let your better Judgment | ' dictate to you on money: mat- i I i ters; then save Here at good ( j : interest. FAIRMOinKlill WEST va. vs!!5^p: ' || ;"3 s s?r '."':r'