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Samuel I. Caxnahaa died at abort
Be' Jttfpast ten o*cfock yesterday CSon
k. ffio^anilbe'St Ui home is Home
IK. wqbd; after -an illness of some tei
I dfjrs, from en attack of pneumonia
Bj^Mch developed from lnflaenta.. Th<
Hsthis particularly sad. coming bat
^n days after "that of his wife, whc
Hon the prerioju Tuesday. The de
Hd'wastlilj:tj-tir years of age. anc
Hi Of excellent character. He hak
I here for a number of years anc
H engaged in oQ Held work, is ad
ntfon to his parents. Mr. and Mrs. S
HHmp? Carnahan. of Oil City, Pk. w1k
jSprere at his. bedside when death came
HjBSwtifefearTtYed by two small sons, Olir
Rami Cassias. Funeral arrangement:
tir lisl lint flf>?v-tima nf writing
Funeral of Mrs. Haught.
|L\ ^ The funeral of Mrs. Harry J. Haught,
I who died on Friday of the past week,
I was held from the Presbyterian
J . cburcb here at one o'clock yesterday
I T afternoon, Mrs. Ka tight having been
I r "5a member of the church. The remains
I ' ". were taken to Sbinaston for interI
[? : ment In the Masonic cemetery. A speFT
cial lnterurban car for relatives and
I friends of the deceased was provided.
ft Boys Released.
I JBansoa Morris, Ted Ferry, Everett
I (JharJton, Gilbert Monroe. Paul Ryan.
K Jea-'old Jones and Dale Turner, loca.
B vfcoys who have been in training for
- government service at Morgantown.
have been released, and have revtrnB
. ed to their homes here.
Jf.Wounded Severely.
SKT.' Jesse Hawkinberry. of this city, on
f ? Saturday received a message from
"Washington, stating that his brother,
m Private Elmer Hawainberry, had been
seriously wounded in one of the late
f battles in France. The latter is a son
of Mr. and Mrs. Thornton Hawkm.
berry, of Metz. j
\ . Entertained Club,
eft Mrs. Mary J. Coleman was host esc
yCo the members of the Ladies' Birthcluh
at her home in Center screui
f on Saturday evening. An enjoyable
soaai evening -was spent, tsevora1
members from oat of town were in at^findaace.
Mrs. For bee Coleman, of
Underwood, and-Mrs. Josephine Fur
bee and Mrs. Adele Alder, of this city,
assisted Is the serving of luncheon.
Return to Ohio.
Mr. and Mrs. Sam P. Jones who
^M^have I^ed in Locust street here for
Hi?the past several months, have shipped
i. thei rhoosehold effects and returned
^^^j-esterday to their former liome in
H^oodafield, Ohio, where the former,
I _ ""who is a member of the Boston worlds
| 'r champion baseball clnb will await the
I i call to, the oouth for training for the
1/ coming season. Mrs. Koscoe ThornB
'berry, a sister of Mrs. Jones, return
ed with them, after being their gaesi
Tj tor a few days.
Slightly Improved.
I >>. Miss Virginia Millan, of Locust
^ju|ptrcet. 1b slightly improved after a se sere
illness of influenza.
Byron Hess Here.
jF^Byron Hess, a former Mannington
ODy, was here on Saturday for a short
^L , vlsit wlth friends, en route from Camp
Shermtn, Ohio, where he was in training
for army service, to the home of
W _ his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. Brace
Hess at Cowen, Webster county.
Greater Mannington.
w a. orn to oe presented at the coming
|? session oZ> the state legislature wiil
r encompass a proposition for a "GrcatI
'?> er Mannington." The greater city w.' J1
1he composed of five wards, and will
14 ' include the populous suburbs of Brook
ide, ^Grandview. Jericho,' Sycamore.
Homewood. and that part of Burt ud
dltion outside the present city limits.
With a greater city will come the improvements
that are so much needed.
B ddef of which is an adequate water
^ suyly for all purposes. This don' ,
other improvcments will natural .;-* folW
\o0 With the proposed terrinrv addBf
ed1, Mannington would then taice ner
Wf place among the leading cities of 5,<K>0
R population in the state.
Son. Born.
B-- Born December seventh, to Mr. and
Mr--Mrs. Charles Li. Broadwater, at MiddleM
bourne, a son. Mr. and Mrs. BroadB
', water were former Mannington resi
i dents, the former being principal or
I J the local, schools tor three terms.
KjXr Home from Camp.
Private Lawrence H. McConnci! reJ
V turnedhoh1eSaturda7 fromCampi.ee,
I IF THE WORLD
I KNEW THIS
9 Much Suffering Would Stop?Tel'" of
| a Home-Mixed Medicine for Co ids.
Coughs, Bronchitis, Etc.
Pi-" The Blackburn Products Co.
Dear Sirs?As I was mixing some
- more of the Mentho-Laxene in syrup
Br this morning I could not help but wonH
der if 70a really Knew what a wonderful
cold remedy it is, even if you
do put it tip.
. Last fall we were really worried
about my husband! as he had tried so
. many remedies, and the doctor did not
a help him at all. -when one day he hap
pened to read an ad of your MenthoLaxene
.and he said: "I will give it
a trial, then give up. I guess, it it
Kvdbesn't help me." But. can you be^B.lleve
it? He began to feel easier right
B?f:'MMTMS- aridi lnnr
Hjf /was gone, be was all over his terrible
R> cough. apd by taking a little when feel
ing hoarse Just a little we both have
I warded off every bit of colds and
Kjfeoughs since, until Monday of this
^Hpreek lie got his feet so wet and by
f'tnigbt lie coughed again quite badly.
but this morning he was of It. again.
H~??XhI*?2a 3:00 p. m? so yon see how
^Lfikdcly; it worked.
We have'gotten ever so many others
Bnsedt by giving them a sample of
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Hns'ls dnst a line to tell you bow
Kfnl.ye both are to you and your
HI/* r
/ Tonrs truly.
Bkf 334 N. Hickory SU
OWOSSO.
Mentho Laxene is sold by all
^^^^^ nigglsts, everywhere. A 2%
e of th econcestnated essence,
full pint of the most effective
Keangh medicine. Directions
itce of satisfaction accom
Kottta. -
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Elks Initiate.
The local tod*? ot' Ella w3t b*w
t?o at their reghlar meet
ing tonight, which wax be tonowed by
a short social-session aai *Va*fasf
Seamen Home.
Paul Lowther, Eugene _?>Haw!.
Clarke Forbee ana Hugh Floyd stc
home from Mcrgantown where they
have been la naval tra'nia* school.
The two first named hare re-enlisted
as apprentice seamen sad will await
orders to report for dnty, while the
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to ndnnmt'vheer she win undergo
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there;
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Wallace Merck. Chicago ;James Vital?,
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BIETAL COMPANY. '
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I John Korpn. JforgUJtowu; E. L Hani
| Mrs. H*thertne Etaw and Miss MBdied
Eatw. of Cross Roads, mother
and niece. respeeOrely. of Manhan F.
Efaw, are guests at tie home of tie
latter in Bluff street
M. I. Walter, of Fafrxnost. assistant
superintendent of the Ecoitabie Insorance
company. Is in tie city on busi
neas today.
Mr. snd Mrs. Glenn Hney. of Woodruff.
Marshall county, ara here, tie
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No organization in the upper Ifo
anticipate the needs of the comxnunn
he Monongahela Valley Traction C
jompany of business men felt that
where It needed an'electric service,
: bought would be sufficient for som
large then, there were two 15KW 1
by a single 75 HJ. steam engine. In
to meet the demands, so another boi
45 K"W 110 volt generators were p
bought. Two years later still anothei
ing three, and an alterating current <
inghouse machine added. The city n
and the demands for street lighting n
pere machine. By this time the poss:
success of electricity as a light and
company that they were ready to m
they then erected a mammoth plant ;
Again additional equipment was add<
A year later, advance symptoms
were evident to those interested in
plant was re-constructed to admit of
began to move faster and faster, and
up with Clarksburg by electric line,
started, and additional equipment aga
completed and running to Monongal
were added making a total of six. In
was completed, and the power plant 1
was the best plant that money conic
for the needs of the companyfor year
1906 the first street car ran betwee
years later the Mannington line ira.<
Fairvlew line was put into service,
come to be a large consumer of elecl
plant was taxed to over-capacity. T1
lieve the situation, decided "to build
Hutchinson plant was erected. The 1
the Coal Company plant and the Trac
of additional equipment was again fc
1915 witnessed the addition of 3 12!
plant, and the plant at Jayennee wi
that these additions were too small t(
mands of the territory, and an additio
plant, giving it a capacity of approx
The war had been in progress foi
was forcing every coal development t
trieity for mining purposes received
' that the production of sufficient quar
The Monongahela Valley Traction c
the proposition of electricity from i
consumption, A keen industrial sun
era West Virginia was made up, and
a plant that would be ample for all
A 50.000 KW Steam tnrbine p
Ideal size plant, and Rivesville wai
92.000,000 were appropriated for t!
commenced. Difficulty in getting th
of labor, and the delay in getting thi
vide some kind of a makeshift to br
RivesTllle plant which was snpposi
Hence 2.000 KW additions were ms
Hutchinson an adltional unit was in:
approximately 13,000 KW.
; Some idea of the size of the con
! consider that there are 1,T)00 people
! of 94,000,000 annually. It operates
j miles are Interurban and 53 miles i
| the Parkersburg lines they haul am
j are their activities confined to powi
' Vow a lfttte' easoline refini
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) like 1,2000 gallon! ot gasoline daily.
I approximately 1,200 acres, and is pi
cwns the natural gas franchise for
100 producing well! and serves bcfw
There need be no prophesy cone
tion company. It's past ought to in
every norxhal need of the community
J activities only as it Increases it's cap
i it. Through the foresight ot it's oS
' largest factor making for the growtl
| tally said that 4t is just entering up<
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glnia. Shaw are home from school at *?
Mor^antown lor the week end. &
Harrison Ctrrmtngftam. ot CsrtisviHe,
: was a business visitor in Manninston a
Saturday. . h
Miss Ladle Lowe, of Fairmont, is
! the guest of Miss Olive I'.rmer here, vj
Mrs. J. J. Allen and MUs NeUa Can- is
ningham have returned i'ter a. brief
visit with friends in Whetting. sj
' Val. H. Burt has returned from a 3d
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ty and get ready to meet them than
ompany. In 1890. 2S years ago. a !;
Fairmont had grown to the place <;
and they put in a plant that they ;!
e years to come. The plant looked j!
10 direct current generators, driven Jj
three years, the plant was too small ! <;
ler was added to the plant and two ;
nt In the place oI those originally j;
ISO H- P. boiler was installed matSO
KW single phase 1100 volt Westow
had a population of about 3,000, !
lade It necessary to install a 9.6 amIbillties
of Fairmont and the assured ;;
power agent had so Impressed the ;; I
ake still greater improvements, and ; '
at Fifth street and Virginia Avenue. I
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of the need of a street car system j;
Fairmont and electricity, and the i;;
the running of street cars. Things 111
now there was a demand to connect
So in 1902 the project was actually j|;
tin added. In two years the line was J
i, and three morel50 H. P. boilers **
1905 and 1906 the line to Clarksburg ?
it Jayene was built. At that time It
I bay, and was thought to be ample
s to come. On Monday December 31. ;;
n Fairmont and Clarksburg. Three ;!
> in operation and In May 1911 thaij
The Consolidation Coal Qompany had ! j;
xlcity by this time, and the Jayenne ,;;
he Consolidation Coal. In order to re- &
a plant of it's own, so in 1911, the
oad naturally kept increasing on both ?
lion company plant, and the Question
reed upon then. The year 1914 and ;j
n KW generators at the .Hutchinson i;J
is shut down. It was soon apparent ; I
> take care of the rapidly growing de- ! >
nal unit was added to the Hutchinson <;
imately 10.000 KW. i<;
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r two years now, and the call for coal .;;
0 the naximan production, and elec- J J!
t a wonderful boost with the result !>
itity again became a serious question. ! <;
ompany naturally began to consider !;;
a broader standpoint than just local
ey of the possible needs of all Xorththe
company decided to build at once ~
these needs.
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lant was decided upon as being the';,
> picked as the most suitable place.; I >
he plant and work was Immediately i <;
e plant erected, owing to the scarcity 1 j;
1 machinery made it necessary to pro- jj!
idge over until the completion of the >%
id to be done by January 1, 1919. _
ide to the Jayeune plant and at the ?
stalled giving that plant a capacity of M
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ipany may be gained when we stop to |.
on it's payroll, and It does a business .?;
178.60 jniles of railway, of which 126
are city lines. Since the purcnase or I
?"?" ?>mnt is ooo.000 neonle. Nor !'
sr. light and transportation. On the!?
ng station -which turns out something i
The M. V. T. owns Pittsburgh coal, S
ittlng out about 1.000 tons dally. It ^
the city ol Fairmont and owns oyer _
een 5.00 and 6.00 consumers. ~
erning the Monongaiicla Valley Trac- <?
dicate that It will be well in front ol ;!
- it serves, and that It will spread it's ;I
acity to. meet the demands made upon ! >
ilcers and directors it has become the <;
i ot Fairmont, and it might be truth- ;
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spent a tew days with relatives
ere during the past seek.. .
Edward Coad was here from Rlvesille
to sped the week end with his
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Charles B. Koon. of Fanningion.
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