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ALL ABOUT BIAJEFIELD Mr. !■' <’ Hr.'Hey. of Welch, was III I lie cit y \ eslei day. Air .1. V Laird, of Tazewell Va., was a xlsitoi in mu city yesterday. Mr. K M J.inkous, of Pulaski. Va was in the citv yosteidnv on business. i Mi \\ d Williams, of W* tlieville, Va vvas a (uisinessvisitor in the city yesterday. Kdltoi l|. P Hu si li. of the Loli ta nnii News, is sojourning with his wii# ij i Mis e|t \ for a few iIh.vk. N I* I'tiw, W 10 Luster*' •ltd \ i \d i. wi le visitor* to the iii\ \'e»'* da; fi oin i'n.moke Va. '' P Xduir a prominent business in.hi .) Williamson. paid Hie J.eader a pica said visit last evening. lie |* ' ill le • it v .hi business 1' H Walteis, formerly of this i1'. it 1 of the city of Washington, i ug lute mi Inisnies* He Is "e.in- well and says lie still lias • ‘ ti '■ ini' al.iHunent for HlueUeld i • le to I'litueton tonioirow and at val 'in d' mot atii convention, where yon can “peak out your senti ment* without the feat of being t lio! > tl off I * v .i political ring who laim to hold a mortgage on the ' ' i nairs of Mercer county fm II t i me t o conic. i’heie ne tune things too rldlcu h"is ami insignifii ant tt» notice, thero for Mi.-* pit •••nt we do not cure! o i unde i end to notice some of the. tiP'iy garbage that tminutes from! fl at contaminating source of the po itiital ritipsterb anil grafters which t‘"!<!w «w-a\ in the city of Hlueflepl I Kf,!H«,itib«T Mist tlio pood riti/oris <>f Mfi'i *m conn*) will convene nt Princeton toinonow for tin- purpose of delihei at ing ns to tin. best meth od <*f creating political rofoini In our loia! affairs Kverj good citizen who w islo-s better ami purer local gov ernment should attend Speaking ot budding in Rluetleld. reminds us that the activity in this line at this time is wonderful all over Ho- city it is a steady and continual aetlvitj In building of every description There is no use discuss ing Itluetield s prosperity, jt slnipl) leads all other towns, and that Is the idtie status of the situation In a nut shell. 1’iof .1. R. rjreever. of (Irnhain. Wn* in to pay bis respects to the Leader yc-U rday. H«- informs us that Craham College will open its next session under more favorable condi tion- Ilian ever and under excellent -management. Tin* Professor has not positive]) decjded vvlial lie will <U> as jet. \V« hope he will detsjd* to r<>rnaiii in our eommunit.v. BLUEFIELD WON SECOND GAME. «<»vi i n i i i,nsi: \ \ it i Arm\d_ s< 01:1; ri\ r ro tiirkp. Iii tlie second game of the aeries of three. Rittelieid was again successful, the m'oiv being five to three. The game w«s a close and exciting one 11 om start to finish and was not won iTtiUc the last man was down. Ura ham made eight hits; off of Kitterman to the six mad*, hv the Rliiefjold team off of Riumneid and McClure the la'ter relieving Unimfleld in the third inning \ sore finger, which stub bornly refuse* to heal, ha" kept Rrtiinfl* id out of the box for some ime and iw s’ill giving iiint trouble Li1 * man "'. u < k o>i t I hi t eight men. »*• six "trick out bv McCliiro -ml |!. uillfleid ELECTRIC PLANT FOR HONAKER '••I "II M TI l» \\|» I’.l ||,IM\(. ‘H'l i:\llo\s Will, IIHHIN ATr W I We in in an and others mi eontemiilallm; -nliina In an * ■’ " li«hl and pow r plant for I Iona ker soon. The si-hem* is to harness the of riinrh h r hv building a I 'Inin fi'-ar *he tile of »he baryte* nalll, tha» place, and »h- rstr •-nt »o Hon ker ihle and Mr frmld fu made to pnv * • d at ih; » ]ii,e e and shon ■ o, d*'*Jop jr.n horse , be furnish** the bant* - mil! r,i„r» . • in * i *) )i « fimir* II ** ' them hHV#* rlh i'^* Ifi roDfl^ MOfl \« 1>fl *e|f the people of if,, town lee from t here. *• I I Harden, a i rue wh b >.» wo.ibl pa j,h tht t' 11 ■ 1 , .one hr > ffi. is immense Then .•! a little ' • ti'<e H i line , i.e e* j tended to Lebanon. i GRACE CHURCH BEING REPAIRED Many repairs are being made on (Since M K. Church by IIk pastor. Rev. Thomas Prlddx When he* finish 's it yon should sec* It. Rev. Prlddv is an i-iieijetlc, wide awake pastor • it«1 well liked by everybody. His leople are standing behind lilin like i ston< wall in his efforts to make ills httrcli attractive. Mr O C .lenkius and wife have returned from tliefr western tour and eport a delightful trip. They saw much to please and Instruct and the* roirentIon did them much pood. We welcome them home again. BLUEFIBLD GUN CLUB. The I’Iiicflcld <lun Club will hold their regtilai Club Shoot at the local round todn\ begin fling at 2.30 p in. The shoot for the Peters trophy i up at Powhatan on yesterday re sulted lu a victory for the Powhatan i-lnti. The shoot proved to he one of 1 i best oi tin* series and was large attended, tutiny ladies being In ••vldenci*. SAD ACCIDENT \ colored man who endeavored to itch a freight at Coaldale yesterday i \ some means missed his hold and ell under the trhln. while it was in motion and had both lc*gs cut off near the hip. Ho was a sad looking iglit and was hndlv mangled He was *aki n to the hospital at Welch, on No I**, hut it Is not thought that he n recover the shock I THE WHOLE PUSH. Word canto from Washington ad dressed 'll I S. and Andy, P. M.'s, Kditois, Kxeeiitive Commillee, Mas ters of the King, and the whole piictli in Mlttelleldt tin* Metropolis of Mer it t Cotintv " Prepare ye the way, and gather all your followers, for your •teat Senatorial benefactor Cometh. Proidahn It through all the land of Meiver that your ruler and High Priewt wants to meet the faithful. So the bird unfolds her wings and lustily spreads the tidings oT t lo oming of Klklns. Watch out. good people of MfMeer, the big grafters and 'he little grafters are on the wing with lots of promises to deceive the vol er. THE BIRD FLOPS ITS WINGS. The demoerats are going to hold a on vent ion Will some one arise and • •II which of the two count \ epni tnittees the pat tv is blessed with is holding • this meeting and 'pin'ing those delegates ” Thar the bird chirps after a long •leave The republicans had two* faction- until this partisan post master chloroformed one or them, in the saddle now with Ids on as supreme dictator of th. ••pitidi* ai) party in Mercer eonntv. His chloroforming process will not Iasi always. The people will awake ami sweep from power Hds machine polities, held together by the duped colored voter, w ho has been doing all tlie voting while the ring gets all the emoluments. TO THE MERCHANT. " h* a ' he ml .solicitor comes mititirl don i look on him as an object Of eharlt\ asking for alms, for he is no» Ho has a proposition to offer 'on, which Is a sort of reciprocity scheme in which three parties are •oncemed. Namely the merchant, ''he customer and life printer, 1 he merchant has goods and of oitrse wants to sell them, hut he-j fore he ran make a sale he must Mis' lind a bti-yer. No matter how good hh- wares or how low his price, " huir hh the consumer doesn't Know 1' he is not likely to get him for a customer. All people are very t> "like and all people are more selfish and want to trade 'her* they can do the best. I to- lonsiirner, the second party to t - ci|,ro( it y scheme, needs every '•'Ings 'he merchant has to sell. Hies,, daily wants he Is hound to sup> I' ami ids elfish Instinct tells him go where his dollars will gel the ' If' r* lies t»lf. merchants* op The only things ne< cssnrv ‘o do to get this consumer as ’ Iv • "-'outer is to let him know fan mpply his wants at the po- tide expetise, - •' here enters Hie third parly r a' reciprocity scheme The '1 r| 11 •'r' our local newspaper, "h mi ot rti* a ns of romm«innea biitfc- 'hi1 other 'wo parties on 'omtnon grounds, one ' to bn- and the other want " fair bargain is the "able result \1a,.n,lay says ‘ < I * -int>M what 1 Ul 1 ' o<, notlve, the pro 'ohn Wanna maker -'uhi ;iilM"if: ri vo*tr 0 i hi and pcrsls 1 lice, thev invarl j our int). and worth consideration Think shout ftead the flatly leader. explains itself. I’wnhontAH. Va.. July 26, i9u« Hally Header: Minefield. \V. Va. W ill you kindly let me gay to your i nutrient rlmi | will siiHpenrl the pub* ! Ileatlon or the Headlight a week or ■ ' w° l"‘,i*linK Hie arrival and Inatnl- J lat ion or new machinery, ir I were : m»t nerlously unwell I would have! • oiiMnued to run h> hand power, |„n It i* alow and dangerous. I* internally Yount, Hi:\HY M SMYTH. Kditor Headlight •Mr. P. Shrum «»r Davy, was in t|,o» ‘ Hy yesterday. j % \\ oii«i**r If (lit* Unit* will «-v«*r roiQo in Hlii-'Ht'Iri when h n**t of oolltir^i j*liyiic)n win (•i'uhi* to plni.ilcr the I P'lhlh . I OR SALE: A ni<*(* l>^d room suite of Kurnituro. As good as new. Will lie sold very elieap. (’all on Mis. .1. I*’. Keller. 120 Bar ker Si reet. il von want a bargain. 7-t7-tr. WANTED:*-A I»riltIit voumr man as niirlil elork in a first -el as> lintel. < all on or address l)ailv Leader at < »liee . . The .. Sale Thornton (Clothing ' i ... Store Is now in Full ISIast! =~E~^=-IF you ~==r--■:— Want Bargains • Call at the place where the K. , >. Is on the outside. \ mm GOES CHEAP! *♦ [: KELLY & MOYERS. t — DEALERS IN !♦ WHISKIES. WINES. BRANDIES. ALES. BEERS Porters and All Kinds ot L iquors. FIRST-CLASS £ BILLIARD Sc POOL-ROOM CONNECTED ;♦ OUT-OF-TOWN ORDERS SHIPPED PROMPTLY ♦ > ♦% « «*« »** A AaLa*. . ♦. .. TIS VERY TEMPTING' HAVE YCU TRIED OUR Boiled Ham, Breakfast Bacon. And Dried Beef Sliced on our new machine any thickness? Call and see it manipulated or Phone Us Your Order. SSS,*"" ■« Groceries. Lar^e and new quarters with a great variety of goods. Prices will please and quality of goods the best to be had. ■■ CA‘ i- on — SUBLETTE & BARNES. — THE grocers.= * Bluefield Avenue. Bluefield W Va Mid Summer-Bargains! *n k®epinS. with my regular custom I am closing out at .ost and carnage the remainder of my stock of Season .Goods, which is composed of the following: ^®fr^GERAT°RS, ICE CREAM FREEZERS WA iTOVF^°HIi^5Xr.5|L/,AND GASOLENE COOK aCKEENSLER' LAWN M°WERS ™fi S I make this offer in order to move this stock out of th« FALL OOOD^ t0 "laking ™°m f0F my large Stock of (v,^.LfJ.g.°°ds ofl[?r«d the first class and will be used for the next two or^three months to come tiT° Qnyr.°AeA'?h°c,??y be in need of the above goods, Tlus Si ECIAL SALE offers a rare opportunity to purchase at Bargain Prices. ^ is ^ re!idv rannin^ St°lk in *?** abov® mentioned lines is an eady running low; hence it will be wise to make pur chases while stock lasts as we will not receive any more o. this class of goods during this season ' I lino°rtfnn f?rg6i ^,hat1I carry a large and well assorted line ot Cast and Steel Ranges and Cook Stoves. If you ar ® l.n *he marke for a Steel Range or Cook Stove do not fail to exami e my line before making ^ur pur andprice1 am C°nftdent that 1 can PIease y°« »n quality . » l|The Shelby Delivers the Light Where You Want It. t. ,a arfe and well assorted stock on hand all the time and solicit your orders, which will be filled prompt Phone No. 12. ___ M. G. WHITLOW, 323, Princeton Ave., Opp. Freight Depot. BIDS WANTEDSealed proposals will lu* iTeeived until July llie 27fh, for the I eonsl ruction and comple tion of i he Catholic Recto ry at Pocahontas, Va. Plans and specifications can he had at office of T. T. Carter, Architect, Nos. and 7 Lazarus Building, Minefield, West Va. The owner reserves the right to reject all bids or propo sals submitted. REV. P. VINCENT. 7-1 9-til 27th. i WANTED: i ANY QUANTITY OF GOOD COUNTRY BUTTER. BARRY’S BUTTER STORE R. Kemp Morton Attorney-at-Law, C1IVAMXM, VIU( 1IXI/X. i LOOKM.OOK! We, too, are offering some Great Bargains This Week! About. KH) Shirts that were $1 to go at . 7Wt. -<H) SI,irtB tlls»t were aO. (>9 ami 7f> centa to go at ’’Z 39e These are big values. All of ...lr entire line of Oldie.’ Mis.es and Children’ll Oxfords to go at cost. Will give a big reduction on all Summer (hinds. A few Ladies’ Hats l. ft at lean Ilian half nianufitotnrir’s price, Twenty-live per real, off of all Skirts. The, mast Ko. Come and see before buying elsewhere. We will save you money. V KhfY 1 KtTLY Yoi’RS, tANKS & ROSENHEIM, 119-121 Princeton Avenue. THE BIG SALE STILL CONTINUES AT THE^.^^^ THORNTON CLOTHING ESTABLISHMENT! Where You Can Get Anything YOU Want At Almost Any Oid Price. I Call and See the Inducements Offered to Purchasers.