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Stay in Washington f % CHARLES BROOKS SMITH. EMt^puesneeTON, n. c., March ?.? -CoBStMRoaa Edward Coojmr. of the i Vlftb Ortrtct. will not be a candidate ? n TT . ..!?-"?? fnr IrDResa-^emmem^^. - Senator this year. He la a formal statement oday. Mr. Cooper has its much discussed as ? rant, and there was us[canine sentiment which rapidly for him. Ent It Some of the reasons he the statement issued, 0 nay many friends who on my entering; the race 1 States Senate. I am make the foljowiag lieve the people of West tag from the letters I from my constituents, thy with any one this favor of any movement Ppfcv trfclch will tend to stir up unnecessary political activities. Front what i . caller from my daily correspondence Mjfrjv*: "with the people throughout the FtiiS ifx:--' district. T am led to the conclusion to f'. . force upon i&e Republicans of the ?S5;r. ~: State a bitter primary will endanger |??*. -party success in November. Loyalty SpSt to the country is aftermost in the Hp . tninds of the people of West Virginia The first consideration is to win the fei, ": war. Loyalty to party comes not js?.%- first, but secondary to loyalty to our Nation. To engage at this time in a Hgj-' scramble for the nomination of the j : highest office within the gift of the i . people of West Virginia seems to mo j oat of_place. and should be out of | I- ; mind. Our people are ouraeaeu mu the hardships of v.ar .their minds are j diverted from political matters, their! one thought is: "Win the War." I **I feel my place is in Washington [ - at this time, attending to my congrcs-1 eional duties, answering promptly and - Quickly the many letters I receive V ., daily from the soldiers and sailors - ' ; and their loved ones at home, and not out on the stump asking the people 3? for their political support. I It would indeed oe a great ... u ; represent the State of West Virginia | la the United States Senate, i am j not unmindful of the fact that tii;! opportunity rarely knocks- at one'j door, but my desire is to put no stone in the way of party success in Movcmbcr. The people of the Fifth district hare been good to inc. and have giren me a highly complimentary vote at each election. 1 appreciate the honor conferred upon me in electing \ me to congress from that growing and busy section of the Slate. 1 have is : my short time in congress endeavored to cast my vote on public questions, along the lines of truth and justice J to all. If I have made mistakes, they ! have been not of the heart, but rather; of the mind. My War Record is open , to all. Under the President's own in-: terpretation o? loyalty, "I have stood i the acid test." "*Under all circumstances, and I as- i are you of my most earnest consid- j eration and study of the matter. I have j i : decided not to become a candidate. for United States Senator at this time.; I want to thank my many friends for! their promises of support, all unso'ic ? ? >- j ; :. ilea, sua <usu cuaua UlVOO IVUUU ?'?... j -whom I am not personally acquaint J ; for their letters assuring: me of Iheir.j1 desire to support me. I can only ss; j1 ' that I am grateful, and will ever re j I member them most kindly for thcii j < interest In my behalf. I' "The gentlemen who are candidates; : are all good men. all worthy of the! support of the Republicans, and then one nominated will secure my most!: loyal support; but the voters will 1 .have to decide the questions as to i which one will head the Republican ticket in November- I feel that I can 1 best be loyal to the Nation and the ! party at this time by declining to on- ] tar Into a contest which in the end j aty result in danger to party sue- 1 Ill BrrsoF ili; il STATE NEWS I' - As a result of the act of * farmer named Willis residing a short dls tance beyond Bo reman -who .on Monday evening innocently turned off the (as of the ten inch gas main leading into Paxtkeraburg that city -was without a gas supply from C o'clock -Monday evening until 7:30 o*o3ock Tuesday morning .this being the second time -within the past few -weeks that the gas supply has been cut off. The farmer had ben plowing and lata In the afternoon bis plow caught on and burst a two inch main running through his field. He notlfed the gas company and was informed that they would send s man to repair the As the volume of gas escaping from the line seemed to be considerable the man decided to torn off the eupply and save the gas. Instead of frmtng off the two Inch line however he went back to the ten inch ntsfa and dosed the gate on this main Immediately abutting off the ?ii|]i? mmi* of cms coming tdt this gee jruMure wii reduced fro as |" ??:V" Merer criad hew often yon have tried1 ? md failed, yoa can stop burain?. itching "" cnmnquicicly by apjrfyfae little xemo UBBf PQCt*c? IAU oegms cue ^.v lwi^wa?l?MtijBed. fa ashorttfaan t pb^ii^ nftntlar j aruBl?yiiui^^c^f -i.tt-K ft j 111 . S55Sltt5tieoMdepi^tiMetreat;! | .. ofrii^cds. ^ * ,j m /O Sepenonsh gu to > finish cootioc dxe meal tut their attempt* proved lotas. Within tht next few days the tint Carta tractors ever purchased In Brooke county are expected to arrive and he pet into use on the Joseph Brooch fans in Buffalo district. Prof. W. B. Taylor, president of the Farmers Stats Bank; and ions, Hanry and Graham win cultivate the farm, using the most scientific methods known. Seventy acres of corn and 50 acres of oats will., be planted this year. If the work fa successful this year the planting win be extended next season. t?"* harp h??a nnrdhuftd Cor this -work. One tractor is called the Mogul, manufactured by the International Harvester Co., and. has with it plows and harrows tor breaking and smoothing the gronnd. A cultivating tractor manufactured by the Avery Manufacturing Co_ has also been Secured. Convict labor from the MonnfisvOTe state penitentiary may -wort the coming summer on the roads of Ohio county. At least the proposition is under c^islderation by the county commissioners and is being investigated at their request by County Road Engineer IV. O. McCluskey. Jr. The serious labor shortage threatens to seriously cripple'plans for road work ??. that minnfr this vesr. and there Is no possibility of reller through working local jail prisoners for its rsason that the jail population la so depleted that an inadequate force of men Is available. At present there are but eight men available at the county jail for road work and there are being worked on the Top Mill road improvements. The old brick is being torn up and pil?d at the roadside, the soft clay Is being removed and a sub base of mill slag is being placed upon which It is Intended to relay brick this fall. Ic a recent issue the Payette Tribune said: "E. G. Koeiitz left this week for a scouting trip through Nicholas and Braxton Counties in search of IValnut or yellow pop'a; | "* *?- lf oMAfoccfn! in findin-r a! 1UIUIKI. li wvvww.- ? w few tracts ef this valuable wood lit | will put in a saw mill and worle 1* up. | The lumber is in demand for maUxg, propellers for airplanes. Two ca r j loads of walnut boards vere hipped i from here this winter fsr export to the British government. It brings a price of over $100 per thousand. coMiiylisE TO BE 0EDKM3 Interesting Ceremony Will Take Place in New j Building Tonight. A rousing patriotic meeting will be| ?>ii? evening oil the occasion of the opening of the Community house j in East Park. Congressman 31. M., Neely will be the principal speaker: of the evening and Lamar Satterfield j will be the soloist. The Community house winch has b^fen erected under the direction Jl! the East Park Bible class <? a. com- ! modious affair. The East Par* Bible . class is an outgrowth of the Lyons j evangelistic campaign conducted ? ?- i eral years ago in this city the cla?s j having been a power for good in the j community and its latest achievement, the building of the Community house, is considered its best so far. The house was erected for the purpose of giving a place to the young men and women of the community to bold their meetings and for a sort of t gymaasimn. etc. | The East Park Bible diss has the i following officers: President, Levi P.! Harr: vice president, M. L West: scc-j retary, Charles K. Coogle; chairman membership committee, P.. SId-.tire: treasurer, Carl D. Yost? Dr. J. A. Jam- i son, teacher. Dr. Jamison succeeded !, L C. Blackmore as teacher the latter - ? a. 417 j laving oees xorcea on account, ui m wealth to give up touching. The Boy Scouts of tin Cast side , jave lent material assistance In the ; irectiou of the Community house. i a ss oswtouwius a 1 DIAPEPSI Sg FOR INDIGESTION W. I Rratg?r?d fa IX. S-Prnt^Ofife 4 -r<Stops Indigestion, Dj f Gases, Sourness anc . Ext "Pape's Diapept Makes Upset Stoi Larz* SO emu out. Any drug stare. Tan Trr Thni at Oar Kik^Tf TtueOa XedsnaiYoa Xrmr Und YourDrnj Why allow yoor body totntaeiB&m lowelToiood sd akin affections, gene onaTtnorton, dck beadaclxs wd many rdersf For it has been the wy want fan a the punei. tad nnwlirinal nbe of BURT bctoza and mssfcaU thepracniaent medicine lonaced iuawiUh. bat, if you have 35 ce?t ? BUBTONE. We hswe sees it prtrre aw rdeiw that wre Sere absolute faith in its jx roo hare nothinjc to !ose. Your druggist t ktasfied?aak him. Made in Ravens wood, For aai? at the Holt Drtrs Corn-pan . ' " Scientist Reports on Freak That Was Sent From Fairmont. (Special Dispatch to West Virginian) MOHCANTOWX. W. Vs., March 38.?-la recent numbers of the .Anatomical Record appear articles by Dr. A. M. Keese, or West Virginia University, on "The Blood or .the Alligator." and "The Anatomy of a Two-headed Lamb." The lamb in Question was received after death from C- O. Seed, the taxidermist of Fairmont After having been exhibited for several weeks at varlons parts of the state. The two heads were joined near the baa? of the skulls, hot were quite distinct, with four ears, tour eyes, two tongues, etc. The rest ot the animal seemed normal, but dissection proved that ths glands and tlood vessels of ths neck and chest were partially doable and highly abnormal. / The galleys ud windpipes were both; doable, the stomach was single and the lungs only partially double. I The heart at first glance seemed single but Tery large; on dissection it proved to consist ot two closely and strangely united hearts, so that ir r.M>med remarkable that the animal was able to live and feed with both; heads fcr nearly three months. Such monstrosities as this ars sometimes formed among human be-! tags. but fortunately they do not live. I The famous Siamese twins, Chang j and Eng. that were exhibited In this country and Europe, lived to be sixty' years "of age and died In North Car-| oiina in 1ST!. They were Joined I merely by a fleshly cord between the! chests, the bodies being otherwise distinct. Higher Court Allows Plaintiff's Appeal The supreme court of appeals at Charleston yesterday allowed an appeal in the chancery cause of Nora Huft'mun vs. Charles E. .Mauley, both of this city. The cause was brought by the plaintiff to recover from Manley what she claims was part of a note which was paid by her for her husband. On the note she alleges that Manley was a surety with her husband. Manley claimed that he was surety for both of the parties and was not a co-surety with Mr. Huffman. The transaction was on a note for $1000., but as it was paper of some duration the total with accrued interest had reached between $1500 and S1600. At the time of the trial unucr May rules it was calculated that Mauley's tstlf would amount t> approximately $S(J0. Judge Hayinond decided that Manley was not liable' to the payment of the ' ' - '?M-~ tlior- nniicfilpfl the f I Stomach Distress tin" like Candy? nachs fed fine RcEefittJeix mmvtti! Tint til CENTS INVESTED IN HONE WILL CORE YOU V?t Do Toa More Good Than AJ1 tb* ;gi*t Will Refund Tw W Cents k as ato?ehteoatil*. femalr ji iigMM. of the .mors aimpl o forms of kidney <8s? as of these ailments-that has fvflypeoo9NE. You msj hi*e tried many good 5?your ailment zr?y have been pro UfL. nmTf? aha m ere flffort?m, MX i pp?fnT in so many cases of dtgoie die iwtr to restart: yea to normal health. riH refund conUe ite retail price if dieW. Vs.. by Th? C aopcrafave Drnf Oa y and the* McCIoskey Vng Stom. ' 2c'" " JV" ^ Jy - ve'T^frTfifV lit.' U I - J. ii<5 }iiaiub4*,4. V?v?. -rr? ? case to the higher court. Attorney James A- Meredith and -VI. \V. Ogdon represent the plaintiff ana Attorney Harry Shaw the defendant. - - . Three Hour Service Tomorrow Afternoon The three hour service of Good Friday will be observed in Christ church from 12 to 3 p. m. The rector will give medi'.ttion on the seven words from the Cross. Come at anytime ani depart when necessary. The choir of Christ church will render Ifaunder'! ""From Olivet to Calvary on Good Friday at S p. m. All are cordially invited. WL'eTNG AT BAXTER. E. M. Showaiter will address a patriotic meeting to be held on Sunday nicht at Baxter. The address will be given in the Metuodist Episcopal church and the meeting will begin at T:30 o'clock. Mr. Showalter. who is one of the best versed men ia the community on war conditions, trill give one OI ms Desi uuu> u uui ucouue lq vrhtcli the public is invited. Harry Wrijrht, of Medford. XC. J., owns a thoroughbred pig which he claims -went over a five-foot fence like i kangaroo and before finally lassoed ran XI miles. renpneifl T-fonrthnm CKHOKT, THUKSDAY EVE Hon- diaries J. S&nck WD be ihe Orator at New .*; i Martinsville. WHEELING, March 27.?Tlx* nestlag to be held in New Martinsville. Saturday. April S, under the aasplcas of Wetzel Chapter of the America Red Cross, to Inaugurate the beginning ot the Third Liberty Loan drive, will be one of the biggest affairs In the history of Wetzel county. Hon. Charles J. Schuck. of this city, wCI go to that city on that day and wjn deliver the principal address. This meeting will be an occasion far the people of New Martin grille and Wetzel county to come together nod participate in a patriotic morement. The Stars and Stripes will be raised on n pole in Conrt House Square. A big service flag and a new Red Cross flag will be unfurled at Red Cross headquarters, and the Third Libert J" Loan campaign will be opened. Is the evening, at the high school auditorium. New Martinsville Lodge No.-931, Loyal Order of Moose, will give its annual minstrel show, the entire net proceeds of which will be given to Wetzel chepter American Red Cross. The citizens of Monroe county, 0., have also been invited to attend, asI sist the peo'pie of Wetzel county In i the opening of the Third Liberty LLoan. 'Charged With Hitting Man With Metal Pipe j Charles Hatfield, a B. & O. freighc! handler at the local warehouse, who j resides in the First ward, has boea j prosecuted before Justice Musgrove i on a charge of feloaions assanli with intent to kill. It is alleged that yesterday Hatfield struck M. Bennett Brenaa, cashier of the Wells Fargo Express Company in this city over the head and on the arm with a ?i?ce j of iron pipe. Hattieid claims l.e J?t struck Erenaii on the arm. What p;> j voked the assault, which occurred at ; the B. & O. station has not been Team-; ed. Hatfield has catered bond in the sum of $500 to appear before Justice Musgrove for a preliminary hearing. It is reported that Brenan has sustained a nasty laceration on the head. MISS GRACE J. BAKER DIES. ; Funebal services over the body ol Miss Grace Juliet Baiter, whose death occurred in Chillicothe, O.. several days ago, were held this afternoon at the home of her parents. Mr. and Mrs. George C. Baker in Morgantown. Miss Baker's death occurred while she was on a visit to Mrs. Orin H. Davis, nee Courtney at. Chillicothe. following an operation for intestinal trouble, on Thursday of last week. Her parents; reached hor bedside and were with; her when she died. She is survived by them and & brother. Charles and a i sister. Miss Marguerite. She was! aged 25 years. OH, 1 uu Haberdf Ready for The man who realizes th Coogle plaj's in tuning up h this announcement of the c plays. The new lines are ti tmctiveness, diversity, uno: way we've priced them. We Ret< Does Voui A sweli line of them?m: and linen mixtures, satin str solid colors and novelty patte Neck Fine American. Swiss a striped ideas, floral effects; < Ibrns and stunning Persian ; $2.50. ? ? . * CL. Uiiucrwcsr OIU All ? represents- Black,tax ttn makes, anion aafl late, either two piece salts. cats $1 to $3.00 $3.501 COOGL1 r- 318 Main Street <r* mW * *r _ ^veryrning ior roes - ' " .* **"* We have a gentlemen about the city | selling.embroideries . He finds bis way j Into most of our homes and officwa and an .--musing incident In conncPtiss with his sel'.ivg tactics occurred yesterday. II? wanted very badly to sell a young lady a pair ot embroidered pillow slips. He asked eight dollars i >r the seat. Could be put his price down any? No. he could not. "Well, I don't want them,' said the lady. As he went out of the door she called In fun. "I'll give you a dollar for them." The reply came back. "Me no take!" Later *. the day the gentleman appeared again and bending toward her said, "1 ta?r a dollar and half!" I ran across an interesting Siirteen page boa?s?t yesterday written by an eaeepy*lolly talented man?head of t?ic! EngOea department at the Normal. It deals wtci ine question of teaching grammar in the elementary schools || merely as far a* it touches oc correct j language- -epokeu or written. Prof. Walter Barnes says grammar deals only with .-irrectness in the sentence. He calls it a ' preventive medicine . which should be used for all contagious linguistic diseases. He says ' grammar will not teach eloquence ot 1 graceful language ? therefore why i teach more than is n ccssary to conn- i teract grammatical errors * i Prof. Barnes says?and Prof. Barnes < IS in tU iaii puoibiuu IV nuvn M*a?i grammitical errors should be class!- ! fied and analyzed to find out just what J! should be taught in the lower grades, i He has done just this ill bis booklet. 1 Prof. Walter Barnes doesn't believe ' that grammar trains the mind or ( makes it logical. He feels that It re- i quires a mature mind to understand grammar as a science ?n& that chil-'I r Spring ishery is ' Selection e important part that Jimmy lis annearanee will reioice in ompletion of our spring disruly delightful for their disul Shirts s Need It? adras, mercerized effects, silk ipes, pure silks, etc. Stripes, ;rns $1.00 to $6.00. wear md Italian Silks in" diagonal dot, triangle and square patand Oriental colorings 50c t? yes Hats t and choco- B?U ? Caldwell's lethigh or low est style derbies and ISO It SUB, DaiWUiUUlfc 11 $3.00 to $6.00 E'S ^|| F? - V* ' * % ' '?vgl ki c I > I1 I _k 0 ?S^1 j ~ , Seat Fufc j ear and remarked with peat alowMaa'AwWy have any more trusters?"" x well known gentleman is the city eyed him with rancor. "Any morel" be called ^ot. "We haven't bad any. yet!1? On a hot day laat week, a hoy a boot eleven managed with treat difficulty to get a window opes on the East Bark car. He sighed in such relief that even at a distance of the ear. 1 ! gelt the breeze myself. Like the man : who threw a shoe at the window because he couldn't get it open and in the dark felt a most glorious breeze? onlv to discover the next day that be 1 bad broken the bookcase door aad the window was etill tight shot?so I felt that fine stir in sympathy. Very shortly * rheumatic gentleman complained of the wind and an unsympathetic conductor. as far as boys were concerned, endeavored to pnt the window down Bat the window stack. So did the boy. He made no effort whatever td help bnt gazed lazily out of the window. I saw a look in his eye which said. "He can't do it. I know." His eyes pretended unconcern?bnt if that window went down, he meant to get off. The rheumatic gentleman moved bis seat?what be should have done in the first place?and the conductor after pinching a finger or two said using a word or two under his breath?gave the window up in disgust. The boy sat on unconcerned. That was a mighty fine breeze. Yes, and in about eve are simply made, others ax crepe and many have ove tucks, flounce, folds or e touches of charm. White7 FOR FIRST ( at $5.00, $7.i White net, crisp and ruffled and tucked and ga to the prettiest and most g children's dresses. $1.00 to is I ? * ^ ON 'JECO/VOt 3ren can better understand the aim-: pie ru:es applying simply to their grammatical needs. He mentions a number of needs?u s?ds which would 3o away with some of the following sommon errors: The committee are?instead of Is. r, he and you?in place of you, he and L Hisself for himself. She writes neater instead of more neatly. . The east of two evils Instead of the lesser, rhem trees?for those trees. They lone for did. I give for gave. If I waa n place of were. Prof. Barnes mentions a number of jarbarisms which a simpler method < ry Spring color, too. Some e combined "with georgette I rskirts. A bit of cordihgy I mbroidery add finishing Dresses 1I COMMUNION" >0 and $9.00 I thered and just coaxed in- I irlish dresses. Other white .lj . $10.00 I !R the I I so An * I ' Mny i.LT^lti done gone, would of. etc|llU, lt^ ;.<^J|| T " * titXi!Q9 poMnd^ ?f saunas* meat is mixed with !| one pouud Of cottonseed floor. TMs?E ?oor is said to contain as much vattSgm tion as the xncat whicn it talcce tbega cents a poimd on -the sattsa^eiv::^ IIP II "A ftrrl* fli find I I IIUU1 I Sugar Loaf Flour, X1-5S, PlUsbury Esat $1.71, Gluten Floor tM*. " Barley, per pound OSC Rye, pes pound Me. . Corn Flour, per pound Me. Wblte or TtOoer KMX 64 c. I H i Grnpe IMt Be^ ?ew ww New Bstiibw Tomatoes Florida OraasssK Parsley Friday or Saturday wrm^a no customer mare tbsn DOZEN EGGS, Me per When trait ha* fcrmefeeat It, add i little maht 09 into pies or tart*; 41 ^^^^bshbhi^h ' A^SBai ' iAAAm ''">3?ri?Sj3?W "