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Bluefleld Daily Leader.
HY TilK THE LEADER PUBLISHING COMPANY. tXCOKI*OKATKI> "Entered as second cIkpb mat! r April S." ’ 9H#, ut the poet office »t Minefield. W a , under act of Co i «r. >• of \1:> di 3. 1879 " ITnokk TI1K MANAOKMKNT OK Tiios. H. Oarnkr Published Kvery Day in the Year Kxeept Monday Four Dollars a Year Two C ciin a Copy. Business Olllciii Bland Stml, Ki xl Uuoi lu I’osIuIIIor liliictichl Tc!i i In no No Advertising Rates Made Known on ' pplication Rates Reasonable West Virginia The Land of Prosperity and Plenty, lias the Greatest Natural Kewourcea in lit" World Come to the 11 illn, (>f Went Virginia, Where Nature LavieheH ller 4Jreatent 'jifte The Greatest Aiuon^ all of the St -» Varied Keaource* m t*»e I'ora hontaa 1 oal Kiel 1 >f thi* Vicinity. "Think of in<\" Hull Caine Is re ported to have abjured an Interview er on the afternoon of the day 111 latest play was produced "think of me, worn with anxiety. rambling about the streets and praying for the fall of the curtain.” Airships, it few of which have been comparatively sucre- fill, are called a new Invention; hut In 1679 a piitn phlet was written by Francesco l.ana expounding the theory of ships which would navigate the air as well as tie sea. An ancient New York woman who Is said to have reached the age of 114 years, was given a reception bv her neighbors last Sunday and calm l.v smoked her pipe during thi en tire function. Tin* views of the Anti Tobacco league on this Incidt nt have not yet been received. The Pennsylvania city of Scran ton Is In the midst of a serious -v phold fever epidemic, with flic total cases nearing 600. Cnhappilv the disease there is not of a mild type A thorough and nnxlous search i being made by the hoard of health Into the source of the milk and Ice supplies, with no real light yet cast upon the cause of fin* fever. The g**i eral belief Is that the city's wnt* r supply has become Infected A certain class of burglars hn\ made such a business of robbing ru ral postofllces that the government said to contemplate a move that mav make this branch of burglary b profitable. Postage stamps nr<> al most the same thing as legal tend**: ti'l can be disposed of anywhere in • e country. The government scheme to have all the stamps marked with ie name of the city postoflle • from ' hl 'h they arc issued. Hence stamps olen from the region about such dributiug ofTieeB could not be as ' udi'\ dispos'd of beyond the vicln :e. and file appearance of a stamp > marked in cities reunite from the la« damped would lead to the rii.'I ion that somebody bad been steal- i Itural postmasters are quite ady to welcome any proposition i hicli will eontriimte to their protec-' Don. While the story comes from Chi < igo that a clerk to tlie Russian ron il there lias proved upon her sud n death, to be a won.an disguised i ’ a man in order to carry on revo 1 itionnry work more effectively, an ther Russian lias lately told the; ' orld tliai a true revolutionist Is rood to have a daughter horn, l»e icsc it is easier for a woman to get chance to throw bombs at bu reaucrats. N R. Hansen, agrcultiirnl explor of the Dnlted States department f agriculture, lias arrived from the ' i• *nt. He lias been on a mission for Die department, touring the Orient ' a certain the plants, grasses and ’irul that will thrive liesl in the ' oldest desert regions or North Amer ■D> brought a large quantity of J bund: "ds of varieties which.; "’ill thrive and make the rid | iins or the i’nlted States "liloisoni like a vose.” San Fran co C ill Read tlie Daily Deader. This has been the coldest Christ mas in 24 years, ho they Hay Sure ly It was cold enough in Minefield. The docket of our | ollce court has not been overburdened during the holidays thus Tar all or which goes to show that Minefield Is a moral town. There was someth! ig almost nn thetlc about the stat >ment of that entombed mine, that he really en joyed the complete rest lie was get ting in Ids burrow beneath the ie hrlH. Queen Victoria had twenty-one granddaughters, anti of this number only four remain single. They are Princess Victoria or England. Prin cess Meat rice of saxe Coburg, Prin cess Patricia or Contta ight ami Prin cess Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein. A woman’s character and powers are lines! at about 40. A woman has gained everything at 40 and lost nothing; she Is at the full vigor of her intellectual powers, she has ac quired experience and Judgment and Is not far enough away from youth to have become unsympathetic even to Its wildest vagaries. Bystander. It is the talk In national political circles that Senator Foraker will be come a formidable candidac for the republican presidential nomination, as a consequence of his championship of the discharged negro soldiers. Tic colored delegate vote from the South is no small affair In a republican con vontlon, numerically speaking, and Foraker now can probably have It If he wants It. Dersden Is one of tho few cltle; possessing a municipal newspaper, and this was bequeathed to the clt\ by the late Dr. Ount. Tho bequest Is a very valuable property, and con sists of a dally newspaper, which, in consequence of its extensive circula tion. is the principal advertising me dium In the neighborhood. The pro fits are applied to the beautifying and improvement of the city and to charity. MORE INDIRECT TAXATION Instead of an income tax, why net a quarterly Christinas to cut down swollen fortunes? Louisville Cottr rler-.lournnl. A CHAMPION WHO COULD BE SPARED It do-'s not appear that the cause of tho church or of religion in France has been materially strengthened by the fad that Count Ronl do Castel lano lies rallied to Its support. New York Tribune. ANNOUNCEMENT After Sunday the Dally Leader will be made an afternoon paper Instead or a morning paper. We have done this after having discussed the change thoroughly with our friends. Vfter having gone over every detail wo have come to the conclusion that It Is better for our readers and more convenient for ourselves. By this change we can get the associated press dispatches and can have our .paper delivered much more accurate ly. Our Graham and Minefield sub scribers will be delivered by special carriers and with our press dispatches we hope to make the Leader more acceptable to the public than It has been before. Then again with an evening paper wo can more easily catch the reading people of the work ing classes, of which Minefield has a great majority. Then It Is on un occupied field and will reach the peo ple after their day's labor Is over and they have time to read with some pleasure. The paper will be improv 'd and contain much more late news • ml new men will he added to Its fierce in every department. We shall hope by this move to greatly Increase our subscription list, and put life and vim Into the enterprise. Tire Leader has met with signal success thus far. phcl with our Increased news service and extra help, w'e shall commence the new year with renewed determin at ion to Riv e a bettor and moro road able newspaper than In the past. In every way we are In a bettor condi tion to serve tin* people than when w,* commenced tin* publication of ibis journal about twelve months ago. From actual experience If has been proved that tin* enterprise can be made a success, and we are only making those changes that we may more certainly and acceptably serve our patrons With this explanation to our friends and patrons we make the an nouncement that the Leader will ap pear next Monday evening and every evening thereafter except Sunday. With sincere thanks for past fa vors and wishing all our renders a happy Now Year, we remain the ser vants of tin* people, to act for them in tin* discharge of our duties to the best of our ability. Cardinal Richard, prince of tin* Roman Catholic church and arch bishop of Paris, who was compelled to vacate his episcopal residence in Paris, belongs to one of tin* noblest of the families of Franco, and is con sidered a man of great learning and remarkably strong character. At the extreme age of eighty-six the cele brated French ecclesiastic possesses almost as alert and healthy a mind as lie did twenty-five years ago. Tho Daily Leader Is growing stronger every day. I Reason Why. • «« ? 1,405.000 ACCIDENT BENEFITS, which I. the .mount paid by the ntAVEI.ERS IN 1905, Blnnd. by Ife-lf |„ tbo b,8tor)r ACCIDENT IN SURANCE a. a world record of ACCIDENT BSNEFITS puld during one year an amount g.e.tor than that any other two comp.nle. combined and in Itself an invincible proof— Find, that ACCIDENT INSURANCE le one of tre great protective necessities of modern life. Second THAT THE ACCIDENT polclies sold by the Travelers are irost liberal and most carefully devised to protect their policy holders and that | the Company Is actuated by a moat just and generous spirit of adjust meat, which Is as important a factor for the policyholder as the terms of I a contract. Third. THAT THE TRAVELERS, AS THE PIONEER COMPANY, has been advertised by Its satisfied policyholders and annually Increases Its supremacy and Its prestige as the great Accldont company of the world CLATJDE W. MOSS, District Agent. THORNTON BUILDING, BLUEFIKLD, W VA Try an Ad in The Leader 'CIVIL SERVICE EXAMINATION. CLEltK CA11IUK1L An examination for the position of clerk (malo and female) and carriei (male) will be held at tho post-of fice In this city on Jan. 12. 190C. For application blanks, and for full information relative to tho examina tion, qualifications, duties, salaries, vacations, promotions, etc,, address Secretary, board of Civil Service Hx amlners, Post-Office. City. WANTED: At once, First Class Cook. Apply 8-K5 Princeton Ave, or this of fice. R. Kemp Morton Attorncy-nt-l^iiw, GRAHAM, VIRUINIA Read tho Dally Deader. SOME : hoice Picking IN Men’s Wear. Prices that Will Compel Your Attention. pay us A HOLIDAY VISIT WE WILL MAKE IT PAY YOU. Prompt Attention to all Mail Orders. M ETROPOLITAN GENTS’ FURNISHING COMPANY. BULEFIELD, W. VA. I ■ i BUY NOW I A N D I G ET I CHOICE LOCATIONS FOR I locif Home I They Are on the North Side and Are Ideal Building Sites for a Home Just Think & Prices $400.i i $450.s And You Won’t hesitate to Buy. A Chance for the Poor Man to (iet Home and the Rich Man to Make Money I ig Improvement1 BEING DONE NOW I Many NEW HOUSES COMMENCED IN THE LAST WEEK —'^——-— The’re Going Fast-Come Quick and Get Some c. O’LEARY & SON, General Agents. MfST”*”- | Wmj