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Blueffeld Daily Leader.
BY Til K THE LEADER PUBLISHING COMPANY. 1 NC't *KIN tkATKI*. “Knlered us mhoud tluus matter April 8." l»ot>, at the pont office at itluetlold. \V a , uudor art of Counrwui of March 3, 1879." Unbkk tiik M anaukmkxt ok - - Thus. It. (Jaknkk Published Kvcry Day in the Year Kxrept Monday. Four Dollars a Year. Two Ceuta a Copy. Business tltfice: ttl.nnl Street, Ni.xl Ilnur tu Pustoffice. liluetield lelephone No. 803. AilvntHiiiK K*.»I•*r* >1 adc Known on W cal V ii i. mi.i riu- I ..tint o! 1 ’rosperity ami Plenlv. lias llu* t neatest Natural Keumirifu in tin* World. 1 nr i i f«*.i tost Iiuiii^ .ill ol the Sta.es liontiiM < on I Fields nt Application Kutrs Reasonable < ome to lliv 11 ilia, Ol West Virginia, When* Nature Lavishes Her Greatest rJi/t* Varied ; Resources in the Poe a this’ V it inity. Venice reporiw a li:illst'irm with «*!»•• so I'.jr^o they k 111 > *« 1 111 It > cals Ou tin* lOOfK uf the limisi-s. ‘' \ml s» i I lie* letters S. () " aid Oil » have been w i i< t• *11 indelli blV upoll I Ik* faces i»f the president anil tin* republican* in conRiess, t>> their action on the rale bill. I'iiW'iiii. Hubbard. Sturglss. North • nit. Kllioti and a low more of the leaders in ' li» tax ti t* lit heifln to con vltK'e tile people more than over that it was the oltices and not the dear people they were work Ini; for a ft«• i all Pnrkershurr Sentinel, What tliev think of the Russian crisis in western Hu rope is Indicated in th<* further sharp decline of Hits f'laii bonds tin* price tnuchlim 71 1 I In London as compared with 7X, the low point during last winter’s riots, and S7, the lowest reached durint; the .1apan«*se war. It is now declared hv exports that Hi** cigarettes made hv our li 1 ^tiI\ plotected tobacco trust, are “worse than tinned moat.” It is also said • bat mu idi of the highly protected American whiskev is worse than tainted beef; that e\en breakfast fooiis and sijuar ire adujterat«*d Hut wl at me we point; to d*j about • i \ hat 'Inin b « <•!,.■• • .ne to trust adulterations! 0* i < I as trm-t protection. i'h< proposed ship ro n si 1 from I*iifhIi !■ '<> Mil* (;»-•*;«i l.iikos, from Mo ••.HlO'St 111 k i’ll: il receives PlOUl .Mr I>:»I’I *iiifi other *epub!i<*nii 1*- It " lot hiive been warm ud : Mo* ship- subsidy steal. J* ids on* *o think there is, at least, a s(oek-jol aing subsidy in the pro-I ptjistinti. The faei that the canal' Is solely in the Interest of the Steel irnsi, which is making molllontt ouu, of the monopoly that the tariff gives it. throws suspicion on the project another monopoly proposition. The republican policy of protect ing the Musts through the tariff forces them to do many queer and inconsistent things For instance, the* products of Hawaii and Porto Jfico mo allowed to enter this coun 11 \ free of duty hut the products of the Philippines are compelled to pay 7;. tier lent of the Oingley tariff tales. These countries are all on a par politically, hut Inconsistent a it may scent the late Congress refus e«l to pla* e them on an equality as ««parets If the tariff is not rob bery under such conditions, what w otild you call it ? ’i'hoiiL'!i Limns Lushing of Mont re al. is heartbroken over rht, fact that .f vi Christie i( bank manager of Pf nti/ ton, H r . has foiled 1<» r« deem his promise or marriage, she has lost none of her business judg loeiit. Mis* Cushing ha- brought Hoit for $23,000 damages. she stays >hat * Ihrlstie’g refusal to marry her (n o her an illness and a $200 doc tor* bill; M>a< it . aimed h< r $5,0 00 worth of nvn'al anguish, etc , and that «he had bought I 000 worth of wedding r|o*hes and household fur nishing ' Thu remaining tern is I ’ i in ted i ost. of In : n k for tu. t v-f|v< yea < at $000 per yeir, v tiii h would have been borne hv the defendant •« her husband had be Hilt rriefl h< ; ft '(,000 " 11 d it not beep fot i ha nee Pi of Milne, the famous seismologist, might never have 1 ik»-n up the stud' of -(U’bqtiake all He wax r • d f< in••] t tif ip- Atlanth r *hle < ‘ b’ to tie Ho n] Sr hool ',r dir, London fo o ,, msii ’o |m> o.) to Japan Th< present ) *r»r wav the mail ted "V Iter ran von Mart'’ On Tue«dnv'”' s»sl>r>(| field Tb* s' d‘n* r1,‘‘DOtiilor) that tie time too sh<»i*» to got *** h • S og . H KM then t * I.OOk . •, ( life ,n> * d i' • 1. it rail' too* «|* d*n to <4 9 - or’d rd • a 'vf.s, world ' e made |n t *• tjmA „ur f,JW • n i.e got or- er p, |#m i • > » ■ (’ *» T ' ' •* I T • * y ¥' oat v. fi; •*) ;o want f>* 1 s - a ttu •n • s Til# f»,< v I,ex dr it * «t * I T*rHli | iu««ij m !u tit t«( let While the average woman displays ">tl judgment at a bargain sale. she ■ 'iali.\ gets 'ho worst of it when 'olio's to selecting a husband.— fort Smith Klevator. *‘l*“ King of Saxony receives $H7R, " "• 'oar for ruling over his king lorn, while the firnnd l»uke of Ba 1 n only gets an emolument of < I <to,ooo. Tiftf.-n nr twenty Hour ft widen I.v '■ i'l«‘d flu* town of f'horuino, In Hrjt i' ii rent ml Africa, (lie oilier evening dnsK and killed ami ate eleven I' Msons The other Inhabitant* fled it. 1 heir canoes and the lloriH prowled through defter ted streets. t'onnt I<eo Tolstlo snvs or the new i1 1 • ‘i national auxiliary language: I lie stud\ of Ksperanto, then, and • I diffusion, Is assured|s a Christian ' Itor. whieh hastens the coining of 'lie kingdom of God, the main —I should say, the only—aim or human life." Velxander Dumas one day round ■i his mail a letter from a French rount suggesting collaboration tf,p " I'uig of a drama. Dumas to get 'he pecuniary benefltH, and tlie count ,n «h»re in rho glory. The author s nt the following answer "Sir: | "n not |„ ii,,. habit or harnessing a horse and an ass to mv carriage | regret, therefore, that | cannot ac \°"i amiable proposition. "The '•omit. In ills turn, wrote- "Sir: Your note refusing to join me In literary, s at hand. Of course von are at j ei t liberty to refuse s0 advnntn an offer, but | forbid your ral : g me a horse In the future." COL. CHINN’S WARDROBE, j -- A hile I was hac k homo on a vis* " '<» Harrodsburg," said the Ken ky ''0>°nel who had Just arrived on Hi c>ad"av. i saw Jack Chinn. M«>! wa8 nl»»n *h« eve or stahtln’ ro’ Cln * innati. II.. carried with him a ve'y • Iiu rc; vails©. M'ih 1>** ROln* to stay quite a while. Jack.’ says I. ‘ ‘ Why?” says he. I* rutn the size of votiah valise,’ ,,,y* *- wi,h «« incllnaahun or malt »• .i.d in Its direction, ‘so many does.’ ‘ Cioos. huh!’ says Jack senten jshudth c loos: Mah does is on mah | l»a< k kunnel. What’s contained In r||flf valise you menshtin Is eight quart* of the he*’ whiskey and one t'olt pistol,' *■ _ Piffsburj; Press. TARIFF GRAFTERS. President Roosevelt In on** of his speches imult* during Ills famous trip across the country In 190.' at th** expense or PresIdentsCaftsatt **f the Pennsylvania railroad, an Id: We have in our -*cheme of govern ment no room for the man who docs not wish to pay his way through life by what he does “ Yet. the most prominent feature of some of our present scheme of gov ernment^ as administered by the re publican party, is •'protection,'’ so called. Under this scheme of plunder and favoritism, something like $ I , 000,000,000 a year Is stealthily transferred front the pockets of th** masses to the pockets of the pro tected classes. Nothing is given In return for this billion dollars, ex cept some transparent sophistry and the opportunity to observe the dis play of wealth on the part of the protected borons, who remain In this country or who leave philanthropic Institutions behind them The pro l**cted barons do nothing to pay their way. except that they assume con trol of the government whose edicts fill their pockets with unearned and undeserved tariff profits. Yes. our scheme of government |v on** of, for and by "grafters". Fifth Avenue |s lined with those prote* Mon drones. Their mansions Jim* nil • ho finest streets of our great cities Th« world never before kiiw such wealth an this privileged cla,-.s claims title to. |t Is rather strange that President Roosevelt, being a hlsto Han and student, has not observed Hint most patent fart. “Pay tlieli way through life?’’ They no more pay their way than did that poor tramp who was scraped off the un derside of Cassatt’s Presidential train with n club, just before Roose velt made that speech. Come to think of it, were all those on the in side of that gorgeous train paying their way? Not one. Cassatt was paying their way In return for mil lions stolen from the people through extortionate railroad rates, rehating to the Trusts and favored shippers by (the railroad ofTlelals. DEMOCRACY AND A NEW DEAL The disclosures made in Ihe di voree < uses of Corey and Hartje an the murder case >,( Thaw have ah iis samples) of the kind of iu od prosperity breeds class.'• Their wealth I a l ift or other which nave them their morals are ? kind of m peds in tJ ii Jm M wealth. The earth is tld> of ours \w* fiquare deal; Iv through tlon .Hid ai title only. ANXIOUS 0^ They do Rnv that officials of the late Indian now i part of Oklahoma, are ^ ItIttK the actlvltlea of the office aeel or in a way that would make the veteran politicians of Indiana and Wisconsin look as If they were hitched to a grave stone. Kvery town in Hie eastern part of the new state is said to have candidates for every, State office and dvorv federal office, as well as for county offices l.o, the poor Indian, who But one short week ago Knew naught of graft or hoodie. Is not so all-fired slow. HEAVY PASSENGER TRAFFIC. Thu statistical returns of the | Fourth fo July traffic of the Norfolk and Western. have Juat conn in and show Home Interest Ini' figures. |t develop thiit the total number of puMHenKvrft handled on the Fourth on • he various divisions of the N. & \V. amounts to to 33.9G9. approximate ly ? I.OftO a truly surprlsinK nggre uate. Mut what |h even more surpris ing is that the Pocahontas division alone hauled over 12,000 passengers, or more Ilian one-third of the whole number carried hy nil the rest of the •ystein together. The traffic for July 3rd was also heavy, amounting to a trifle over half the uunihei transported on the Fourth. The total for the third was 17,970. * The people of the coal fields show a disposition and ability to travel that |s not equalled by any other section through which the Norfolk and Western passes. Their record for the nh Is one of which they may Justly he proud. CRANE’S DANGEROUS SUGGESTION. I Senator ('ratio Is quoted as saving that "on national questions them Is much to ho though' of before one expresses himself" 'Flint sounds rather plausible, hui If poll! Ida ns • hoiibl adopt tile rule of thinking be fore talking flip world output of gab would he seriously diminished. Hartford Times. NOTICE < ’omleniiiiitJon 1‘rm'mlinKs. • I >. A. Johnston, W. A. Brown. Trustee*, L. Goodwin, Martha A. Hale, Miiry .1. 1 i:i]•*. and I.pwIh M Halo, her husband. Thomas (’ Goncli, in nix own right and as ad ministrator of I. (}. (join'll, deceas ed. 1011a C. Gooch, Kllza .1. McC’ue, Sailiu Park, Cynthia M. (Insen. IMiili|> A Cason, Alonzo (S. Pack. Gertrude B. Pack, Carlos A. Gooch, .fames M. French, and Idlllan French, Ills wife, Mattie K. Gooch, Garl Hale, Bernard Hale, Dean Hale, Luther Hale, Otey Hale. Pee r.v Hale, Harris Hale, .Malcolm link'. .John Wornal, HnLdali_.\lvis. | to youi examination and inspection. [Tin* said Petition Is entitled "THE I lil'IKPW M’Rlt IIAILWAY COMPA IN Y, A CORPORATION. Vs. I). A. JOHNSTON. \l \ ItY J. HALE. KT A L, I'dN i»KM\’\ TJON PR<)CKKI> I NOS." TUB HKHPW VTER RAILWAY CO., 1 By littOWN, JACKSON AND I KNIOIIT. * It. C. AND BKU NA III) McCLAIIQHEKTY. Its Attorneys. July 8, I w Us. Flat Top National Bank OFIBLUEFIELD. WEST VIRGINIA. I Organized 1903. Capital Paid in Cash, $100,000.00. I Total Resources Over Half Million Dollars. UNITED] STATES DEPOSITARY. I Progressive, Conservative. i.. k. tikknky, i'rkmiornt. R; K- ('AnniHk Acoounts Solicited. Vv vh-b.i»kk»iiir\t. _ *• f- KINO, Ashiatant < ahiiikk. t Vacation Time! The time has come when your thoughtM take you i,, shady Nook« and Rippling Hrookn in neareli of Health and pleaH ,,n*- UH y<>ti your Midsummer ( >111 i f i>jt < Mitfil I’ack d m one of our I'eerlenn Trunk« or may he a 15a* or Suit CiiMe. I lial will hr -darting ri^lit. 'j on w ill he sure t»>end| ri^rht ThenJYou wfll have them to use again next year. ^merino ^VA T. E. COPER, mgr ROOSEVELT A “VETERAN” NOW NI-.W VOIIK AltMV I»0«1 %I.TKI5S ITS IIT.LAWN TO MCT HIM IN'. President Roosevelt. It was an nonneed yesterday, has been elected an honorary member of the assocl society of Farnsworth Post, So. 170, Grand Army, of Mount Vernon. N. Y. A committee will visit the pres ident at OyHit'i Hay Home time nest week and present to hlui a badge denoting hlr honorary membership of 'he post. in order to elect the pres ident Farnsworth post had to make an amendment to Its by-laws. Horae lime ago he expressed regret that he was not eligible to membership in the Grand Army “Rubberkote” Black Elastic Roof and Iron Paint Per all kinds of roof* ami other exposed surfaces. (itiaraniord to last n year*. 111 any case where It falls to do Mils we agree to supply free of charge siifllcltne paint to keep the a inf a re in good rondltlou the stated leugth of time. C’Ol'PON. If .von are Interested In Mlark Paint. • • this out, mall to iik and we will o*nd you rash rertiflente entitling you o credit of r> rents per gallon on all "ubberkote Black Elastic Roof and aint purchased from our denier r's Name. Manufactured bv SKI. U - MAXI PAtTURINfl TO.. .. I'lrvi-luiMl. Ohio. I in. K1 ItlOli \ H\KI>WAIIK. co„ Minefield, \V. Yn.,^ Exclusive Agents. ,1 The Father of Banking *■ r*»yon*ible for much of the pro#parity of the world. Nowa day* a niun'b thrift I* shown by ihe fart that he ha* money In the Bank. And thrift Is the fathre of prosperity, AMERICAN NATIONAL BANK la a good place to start on the road to prosperity. Open an ar-' couot there today and start the nablt of saying. It |* a mighty good habit. * Three per cent Interest pal..* on all sums deposited lu our savings department. The American National Bank of Bluefield Shar«hold«r'i;*Liabillty, ’.o^oSooo ^ Security to P<positor«, $200,000.00 Only Bank in The Coal Fields That Pays Everybody Interest BANKS & ROSENHEIM department store. &TI9-I2I Princeton Avenue. BLUEFIELD. W. VA. ,Dres* Goods Dep*t \ • in plete 1 in t c 11)« most ►correct weaves and colors in spring and summer Dress Goods. "*' —— White Goods in all the Nov elties of the Season. Notions and Novelty Department. The newest in Combs, Belts, 'Neck-wear. See our Line Elln.w Gloves* in Silk and Kid. ^ ---.-_« Our Line of Pattern Hats can’t4 be excelled in make up and1 price. 4 A hill and complete Line of4 Ladies' Oxfords for Easter. j See our new Line of Silk* Waists with Elbow Sleeves * -— A complete Line of Skirts ui < ways on hand. 4 Come and see us and j»et our Prices. We will save you money. wwv ^C. OLEARY GEO. O’LEARY (INCORPORATED.) I C. O’LEARY & SON i: I lie Real Estate and Rental Agents of Bluefield, West Virginia. All persons, strangers included, are cordially invited to frequent our office, keep an eye on the wonderful de velopments and advancements in the above lines. The current year will be the greatest yet known in our imme diate coal fields for opportunity We keep busy, but to note our manipulations means to learn to make money. The most rare of all opportunities lies within your reach at the present time to buy real estate cheap and reap big profits. We have acreage in and near Blue field alone that even the inexperienced can handle at enormous profit on small investment. You might ask why we should call outsider’s attention to thie? Be reasons ble, and, in justice to yourself call on the undersigned and gain an inkling of the inside. C. O’LEARY & SON General Office No. 6, Higginbotham Avenue, Bluefield, West Virginia.