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i*y" Am oomln' Inter town ter bur.
j? 3 a dozen nice big baby plants,
-That hasn't got grandmas ner aunts,
afc-. . And I'm gonna set 'em out,
ilaal2?*' r i
f. AUU BCD li? k AlU Utnnv vw uyauu^
And groSsr here In my pumpkin field,
And If I git a fair sized yield,
.And they mature, and all goes well,
I might have one or two ter sell.
i | personals"]
Lewis Carskadon, of Wheeling, was
fj h (visiting friends here yesterday,
r Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Howard, of
o. jUniontown, l'a? arrived here last
~'.y night and are the guests for a few
'days of the former's brother, Dr. E. W.
V- 'Howard on Maple avenue,
a " E. C. Scott has returned from a busyt
Iness trip to Kingston, Ont.
jv Miss Beatrice Hall has returned from
i Mannlngton where she had been the
| .guest of Miss Hazel Robinson for sev
eral days.
j '/ W. T. Reed and family, of Benson
g .Harrison county, spent Sunday here
\ ithe guests of the former's mother.
Mrs. B. F. Rued, on Cleveland ave'
i nue.
Miss Amy Ingalls left last night for
Norfolk, Va., where she will spend
I- the summer with relatives.
T. S. Hardesty. of Mannlngton, was
1^ a business visitor in the city today.
J. H. Rownd, of the Ji M. Hartley and
Eons company store, is spending a
week In New York on business.
R. W. Dougan, who had been in the
city for the last two days the guest of
his son, Dr. W. R. Dougan, has returjed
to his home at Waynesburg, Pa.
D. M. Osgood, of the Osgood compauy
store, has gone to New York to
buy for his store.
A C. A. Wulf, general superintendent
of the American Valve und Tank
company, is here looking after the
( work on the factory and making arrangements
for the operation of the
plant as soon as the buildingH are completed.
The foundry foreman, who will
have direct control of the operation of
the foundry^ Is expected to arrive
today and the two men will begin ut
once to secure laborers and mechanics
bo that no time need be lost In getting
the new industry started tdion completion
of the plant. The brick work
has not been started on the foundry
J as yet but the materials are now on
the ground and it is not thought that
much time will be consumed in the
. k erection of the building.
Grading for the addition to the
v Helmick machine shop has been completed
and the brick work is well be-S??/V?
hi, 0,1 In ir u-hnn rnmnlctefl
?'' Iiuu. c .
will house the blacksmith shop, which
is at present located in the main building,
and the present shop will be equipped
to do foundry work, which will
materially Increase the output of the
The side track to the O'Donnel mine
Is about completed and the tipple is
being erected. The mine will probably
be operating within a few days
and preparations are being made by
1 the Monongahela railway to handle
, the Increased traffic that will result.
A New Son
Born yesterday" to Mr. and Mrs.
Howard W. Showalter at Peacock
j Farm, a ten-pound son. He has been
named Joseph Sands Showalter for
his grandfather, the late Joseph E.
Red Cross Tomorrow
The weekly meeting of the Fairmont
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cuayucr ui tuo rvcu vivno ouuiciy win
be held on Wednesday afternoon at
the assoication rooms tn the City
building. Members are urged to be
present and assist with the work undertaken
by the organization.
FRESNO, Cal., May 1.?Because she
has turned Christian and refuses to
bend to the will of a powerful Chinese
tong, the police of Fresno found It
necessary to make themselves guardlans
of Grace Wong, 17-year-old resident
of the Chinese quarter.
She first horrified her parents and
her countrymen by turning Christian.
Then she overthrew traditions of her
) race when she refused to marry the
man of her father's choice and insisted
/tn a hnahanri nf hoi* nwn ohnnaltiir
Then Grace clashed with a big tong
when she caused the arrest of a Chinese
she caught robbing her apartment.
Tong emissaries threatened her
life and that of her sweetheart If she
continued prosecution of the alleged
burglar. ,
. She hurled defiance at the tong
when she took the witness stand and
gave testimony on which the Chinese
was held.
More threats have been made and
' now she is carefully guarded by the
Everglade Independence.
The way to get ahead is to edge
eneaa oy & men uuu uuiu uu ^ mut
I '^llPCh until you can edge In another.
I.y The man who Is a dollar ahead of his
I debts Is an Independent critter,?Tarpon
Springs Leader.
I The Objection.
"Well, kiddles, I hear a nice sailing
t party Is In the wind. And you're gofe:.
Wg." "We don't want to go." "Well,
'that's queer. Why not?" "Not In
that wind. I heard pop soy It was
%?Jfolng to be a spanking breeze."
The Chinese.
Kjk;. LlarQuls O'Ruma soys: "Tnfflvldtial.
ly the Chinese aro honest and efflss
deilt; but collectively they are not
| only unable to organize with skill, but
, there are mysterious leaks of funds
i pod'sXftlnf of responsibilities.
; * I^HA
^ ^^^pjjBSHE! ? JFrance
has a new Joan of Ara wh
says she has seen visions and heaiii
forces of France to victory. She is M
by a nun Intering a Paris subway ata
Rehearsal Tonight
The last night rehearsal for the
Fairmont Choral society which will
produce the "Creation" on Friday night
of this week, will be held at the M. P.
Temple tonight at 7 o'clock instead of
at 7:20 as was previously announced.
All members are urged to be prompt
in attendance.
Th last rehearsal will be held on
Friday afternoon at the church with
the soloists lime. Elsa Gundling-Duga,
Walter Harrington and Jack Abbott.
The "Creation" will be produced
by a chorus of 100 voices under the direction
of Louis Illack of the \V. V. U. |
School of Music, on Friday night at
the M. P. Temple. An admission of
50 cents will be charged. Student tickets
are 35 cents.
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"Our Busy Ladles' Aid" Tonight
A clever little comedy in which a
number of well known people will participate
will be produced at the Miller
school on Pennsylvania avenue this
evening under the direction of the Ladies'
Aid society of the First M. E.
church. The title of the comedy is
"Our Busy Ladies' Aid Society" and
among those who will participate are
Mositames E. W. Howard. W. J. Boyds
(on, Thomas Buckley, M. L. Sturm,
William Reynolds, Harry Alford, W.
R. Crane, M. W. Ogden, Clyde Holt.
C. W. I'axton, Le Hall, Fred Haney.
Bebe., Misses Blanche Henry and
Ethel Tonthman. Dr. E. W. Howard,
Dr. W. J. Boydston, Levi B. Harr and
C. 0. Oatrell. An admission fee of 25
cents will be charged.
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Left For Kentucky
Mrs. Edwin Robinson left this after
noon for Zanesville, 0., where she will
be the guest of her sister, Mrs. E. M.
Sturgis, en route to Bardstown, Ky?
to visit nnother sister, Mrs. Thomas
Moore. She will be absent from the
city for several weeks.
With Mrs. Downs
The Mission study class of the Williams
Memorial M. E. church will meet
tonight at 7:30 o'clock at the home
of Mrs. Ward Downs on Fenimore
street. This will be the last meeting
Mist Grace Wong, who hat rebelled
uainat customtvOfJier.race.
I 1 .
10, like the famous Maid of Orleans,
voices commanding her to lead the
lie. Pcrchaud and is here accompanied i
, 1 l , , m: f
of the organiaation until fall and a I
good attendance is urged.
? ?
To Organize Red Cross
Rev. C. B. Mitlicell, Mrs. T. I. Brett,
Mrs. B. A. Sipe, Mrs. E. C. Jones, the
Misses Virginia Fleming and Helen
Miller will go to Mannington this evening
where they will assist with the
organization of a chapter of the Red
Cross society. A meeting has been
called for 7 o'clock tonight In the
Presbyterian church at that place.
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Returned From altlmore
Mrs. Cora Bishop ami daughters,
Mrs. Margaret Berghaus, Miss Kathaieen
Bishop, who had spent the win[
ter in Baltimore, have returned to
their home 011 Main street.
? ? ?
Married In Point Pleasant.
The marriage of Miss Virginia Tyler,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. M. G. Tyler,
of Pt. Pleasant, Pa., to Bruce.Campbcl:,
of Baltimore, v:as solemnized yesterday
in the Episcopal church at that
place. Mrs. Finney Lakin, of Terra
I Alta, a sister of the bride, was her
j matron of honor.
^ Miss Tyler's parents formerly residj
ed in Monongah and were well known
I in this city.
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hlR4.6eon&B 37"5T. GeoRoa)
Mrs. St. George is the first bride of'
society at Tuxedo Park, N. Y? this
'season. She was Miss Katherine Price
j Collier, daughter of Mrs. Price Collier.
Handsome Serenity.
"George Washington was never
guilty of deception." "Maybe not. I
don't believe he ever looked like his
pictures on postage stamps. But, of
course, he wasn't responsible for
Clergymen, Lawyers, Broken, Mechanics
and Merchants Stricken.
Our old friend Rheumatiz la having
his inning this year, and a few words
of caution from one who knowB all
about it may not be amiss.
Wear rubbers in damp weather;
keep your feet dry; drink plenty of
lemonade, and avoid Btrong alcoholic
If rheumatism gets you, or sciatica,
uuu juu iibiu Diiui y IWIU^UD, (,utvnui^
pain or swollen joints or muscles, you
can get Tltl of all agony In just a few
days by taking one-half teaspoonful of
Rheuma once a day.
All druggists know about Rheuma;
it's harmless, yet powerful; cheap, yet
sure, and a 60-cent bottle will last a
long time. Ask Holt Drug Co. or any
for 15 year* the standard remedy for all akin
diseaeea A liquid uaed externally. Instant
relief from Itch. Mc. 80c and 51.00. Your money
back if the drat bottle doea not. briny yoa
relief. Aak alio about O. D. 0. Soap.
Mountain City Drug Co.
iMQfrJ'i't ,*A*0EVEN"
Inaugurated b>
For th
Baby is our most honored i
Just one week in the whok
to such an interesting pen
the most trying months to
What babies should wear ii
ealth and appearance.
The Baby Section on the se
everything that the produc
Our special window displa
things for baby in
Dresses Cc
and everything for the deai
this lavishing love we are
II ^
New Victor
Records are being
played today
(Fourth Floor)
Nineteen Years Ag
Dewey Became
Ilislory of this memorable battl<
recalled by the recent death of this
example he was for his countrymen
Admiral Dewey was laconically o
and was told where it was in hidin
making the greatest naval battle in
We are battling every day in thli
keep up the quality of merchandise
Is an arduous task, but like Admirt
Is a will there Is a way."
fmmww Mtfi riitnia I
Is This Special Nemo
r the Women's
e Welfare of tl
We Observi
isitor this week.
! year?that hardly seems e
lonage. But anyway the su
5 of supreme importance to
cond floor, will display du
e Jl. t a L_1 _1_a1
ers oi me oesi uaoy cioines
y during the week will si
>ats Millinery
Underwear S
* little mites that will all to
now permitted to give the:
Infants' Slips
Snowy white little things a9 cute
as can be?some daintily embroidered
with lace edges and little
tucks, others are all handmade.
Prices 60c to $3.75.
Baby Dresses
..Little white, dresses, of. good
sturdj materials showing fancy
embroidery and lace edgings, tucks
and smocking, sizes 6 months to 2
years, 60c, 70c, $2.00.
Coats and Capes
for Baby
Coats and capes of fine cassiraere
with silk and embroidered
edges $2.50 *o $5.00.
Coats of pique, corduroy and
cassimere, white and cream color,
$2.50 to $5.00.
Beautiful little coats of silk in
colors. At higher prices if you
Infant's sacks of cassimere and
knitted woolens, fancy embroidered
edges, 50c to $1.50.
(Second Floor)
;o, May 1, Admiral
a National Hero
t of Manilla Bay is familiar to us,
grerat naval commander. What an
rdered to destroy the Spanish fleet
g. He did his duty without delay,
history up to that time.
3 big store ship of ours, battling to
i and to keep down the price. It
il Dewey, we believe, "where there
White I
N Artistic Cr
Early ?
/7 mNMneT
iA-fc rb&Sz&Z: / ness. '
V1 aDli 80n
vv-^5? \ $SS# to
Now Is
For average-full figures.
Reduces surplus flesh.
" Rests Your Rack."
White con til "> gA
Great value [
" 1
I Notice of C
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Beginning today ana co
Summer months, the stor
except Saturdays.
" " losing
ntinuiiig throughout the
b will close at 5 P. M., daily,
Club Organizatic
be Coming Genet
: This Week
nough to dedicate
mmer months are
i thei. .1 string
Baby Week
; consider proper. *
low the newest 11
o soon outgrow ^
Baby's Underwear
Infant's muslin gowns and up to
3 year size, lace trimmed, 50c.
Infant's muslin underskirts, embroider)'
and iaco trimming 50c
and 75e.
Infant's flannel underskirts 60c $:
to 12.00 sizes, 6 months to 3 years.
loeiuuu r iuui j
Infant's cotton vests 25e and 35c.
Infant's wool and cotton vests,
60c to 95c.
Infant's all wool vests 75c to
Infant's silk and wool vests
straight front, 85c to $1.15.
Wool and cotton pinning bands,
"Little Princess" and Minneapolis _
silk and wool bands 50c to 75c. I
(Third Floor Annex)
Baby's Hat and Cap
Darling little lingerie hats of
swlsg or organdie with bows and
rosettes of soft ribbon?little lacy
affairs, $1.00 to $3.00.
Tailored hats of pique with em- g'
broidery'. 50c to $1.50.
Organdie Blouses
as Light as a Breath
Dainty tucked affairs with deep
collars and cuffs. All-white blouses
and some with colored collars and
they are in so many different styles
?some quite plain and some with
embroideries and laces, $1 and $2.
(Second Floor)
New Midy Blouses
and Smocks
They come in rose, green, blue
and gold with big white collars,
aiso in wime wun trimmings 01
sport designs In vivid colors, sizes
16 to 42. Prices $1.00 lo $2.50.
(Second Floor)
eations for
dimmer I
showing of new all-white summer c
y has a distinctive air of exclusive- "
The shapes?the designs?the trim
on uotd n oiuaiuiooo uiai in gciicinsldered
to be bad only in bats at
igtier prices.
) are hats pf znilan, leghorn and
large and small, trimmed with wings, lc
or flowers, some combined with sat- t<
ie edged with mallne or silk crepe ir
le are faced with velvet. Altogether a
e unusual values for their price. tl
i $10.00. (Second Floor)
m Special f
H 79c a yd.
the time for new linoleum. Fresh new w
bright, clean 'linoleum seem to come pi
ng. We have made a special purchase
1 rolls of good felt-based linoleum, ev- fc
s perfect and two vards wide?all In S
arna, In various neat color combine- ei
pedal while this lot lasts, 79c a runi.
(Extra charge (or laying)
(Third Floor) J
Special for Tuesday 1
;s, 114 to 1% yards long by 27 Inches J
de of carpet remnants ol Body Bras- 1
1 you'll find 'some real fine pieces f
lem. Special $1-29 each.
121x36 Inches, made of Body Brussels. r
i9c esch?Tuesday. (Third Floor)
C & ^8
?n or rnnenca .=
ation I
Other Things for ||1
Booties 15c to 60c.
Talcum Powder, 15ol
Japanese Silk Carriage Robe#,
Baby veils, 15c, 25c, and 50c.
Cotton Blankets 50c to $1.75.
Wool Blankets $3.50 to $5.00. ^
Bed Quilts 75c to $1.50.
Rompcrg 60c, 75c and $1.00.
Soft sole shoes, 75c.
Hard sole shoes $1.0 0to $2.00. "J
Baby Sox 18c and 25c.
Dolls 45c to $1.50.
7orBaby sCofMort Jm
Baby Cribs, $7.50 to $12.50. ?
Kiddy Koops, $17.50 to $20.00. ;j||
High chairs $1.75 to $4.50. vji
Nursery chairs $1.75.
Baby Walkers, $1.65. $g
Canvas Swings, 85o.
"Rock a Bye" safety canru,
wings. 95c.
Crib mattresses $2-25 to $2.75.
New Coats
. A>pgH
New Suits -.mm
New Dresses ; I
day of women's late
Spring and Summer ;|1
^ ^?rnrnrnm^mmmm .
Separate Skirts fll
Attain Fashion
Not for many a season has thera J
een such a vogue for separata ,5a
klrts. No doubt it is the smart- ' >
ess and beauty of materials that'
i in some measure responsible. '<^1
here are all styles In silks, wort
loths and wash materials showing >:
ew pockets and belt ideas,, plaia $
olors and sport patterns.
Curtain Materials tH
Unusual at 29c a Yard. f|
On large table piled full of good- .?$*
inlrlntr Mornuiaotta onrl Vnlta ma. .Tv-MM
(V/ltUIQ iUH>4UIUUIillU Utllt T VltU Ml ? . W' 4J
iriala with lace edging, hemstitch
lg, drawn work, plain and fancy, ^
veragtng a saving of over onellrd
In price.
Flower Boxes k 1
or the Porch and Win*
dows. ||
These boxes are made of %-lncll . rg|
hite pine, smoothly finished and I
ainted green inside land ont |?
You can hardly buy the lumbefr
>r the price we ask for theaau, 11
izes 2 to 4 feet long, 60s to 9M I
(Basement) |
he new stock of summed I i?ll
ngs are ready.
(Third Floor), - liMM

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