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MISSIVES OF WOE
PRESIDENTS MAIL FULL Or AP PEALS FOR HELP. All Pass Under the Watchful f’ye of Secretary Loeb, and Only Tc t Impoilrr.t Are Seen by Cl ief Executive. In President (" v*lnnd s s**<- l ; I ministration I* 11«•;«x that did n, n l»'e to ntlicial business usu i' * we:.* left tinaiiKWi c*d and ev. n in ark* iwl edged |i Hurt Mr McKinley wh . s 'xhllfclo* | Ihr mil* tllilt ll t\ |i> VI ■ |i-|| fonu ft acknowledgment <>• dd hr f**nt Je i .*nly to even letlvi nidi*- •« I to ill*- 'A ini** Mouse. no mutt |..»w hurnb.'e tli* wiii«*i <>i how ln> •nlfh.int hl» cointnuulcalioii. Thin eu.j. . tr* «tneiii|v nj. tin^understood .. tax that u • . i i - recommended favorable action 11;.< i thviM. T ht»i** w.js rlion. nud is m> , u firmly axlnbllRhod rule* thui i. h r Mi** presid'd i i or uny ntltor « \»*« :i«Iv officer xhatl «* x ♦* 11 his |h*is<ui:iI in flu *«nce In bi’lialf of any private niuftni Only th ■ lot ins of tin* pr* -uj m y tvtsomi| I iends and thorn* of prom? id*m offtciuls relating to conn |. ntiu! mafrers a .* reserved l»y , tarv l.ueh for lie* perusal or his chiel Th** hulK Nil I i.vopt* of i he pi* shlerii dail mtiil 1 traders any other coins.- in pva livable. 111 cTiwy auminiHirntion n White House Is the target for cvety r<»rm of 6Uf*< *iion or appeal the* pi* .. n it *-ir to either Hu* wi ll ordered <u the disordered mind However. i ";it or number of the* presidentV w.-nd i, sdvisets—a» least of the gentl* . . * re neither ertatlc nor insuin Tnev •re the Bond, patient, sell .nrlliriuc women of tlie country, and t■■ tt«' ■.neans all are of the solid and < ir l>!e class referred to hy Abrahstm t.ln >eln whan he said that ‘ tin* I o l mu, have foved the plain peopl h t'onid not have iinulo so ninny ot them." ! he letters written by women to t| prealdeal, J.lneH without . \«. ptiott extremely touching. No . util tiumtwr hear evidence of I. h uf careful and even pntyerfnl > i;> t n preps ration. in oihcta defci <\ • lug. false syntax and crippl: COUbiua t< writers firmly believe to »,.• i Muay are profit. , in their up.. tor encroaching oti the tin, ,t n,. busies t chief ex* «vet has hud. but all are c. . »•, j ’hst it is in lilt, power to aid The rapid advance in th • intel’, ge.n,^ of the women of th l hi. Slates lja* failed to disnlut, tV jt. • of ihe avetrg,* woman of tin i ’. ; th ; j ’lie president, if he would. « uV: ' right every wrong th:t i 'fountiy. This idea, while cut .dm i ttthint'. by the uneducated, mo an policed by that class H . yenag women who could pus nlnn,-■ without au error an examination i, lb* civil government of tp* iHit. Htates Im iiisttera that concern tin personaliy arc prone to att.i tf to ll:. president ln]f', porr . „• 1 !n pul iVC Ji. le'iiM-M | .t <.v , ( i . if Ihn iii I In- ini i• 11 : r. hi of l*i • ;i dent 'Icilinl- vi . fi r i i ae v Wei" till* mod liumeii.i*' 1*1 ih*» 1,1 t -i ’ i >! \V !•■' i I ■ " • AI; •. > • petition el til’ : r ha .e : • ■ a > | . celw d in I'; : , and AI 1(00 Vi It. • i lliO'i; ■ Hu I. iui ii 'M'.i ■ "cliw hi .(i<is i li i 11 a . fi *»• ii!.-»,i | \ *'•'*: hu.it n • I i the liiaant ;• in which the liiyi t of oJIhinl sal tries tint he nu"|c t<» <1: i| l' :»v. I nn .its <>' hi • familliM. u i"e!fill\ t'lese lucdudia twills or I i'ipiel s, |,|i\ I' mnet f.a nuikhm known to tin eiilel execiUIv • ' a* they ii e taAln due j. e< aatlo nm iust rare suit i«|«* A v rv me Im fill s ait to e.vh ot tlie.-o interest h: fmii lies would roter Sagamore l|||| w iii mon ui e. hi le* a than a war. Previous Stones on I'1 I'l* m ai to he sewitm tlieir llllUS and I llC J I* hlO'K'lH'B IlliO t licit • * .:•*-« i’ lull of stunt id the ,ji|!o. titsuie " he n -It the c:i|d*;:l aiiiier |iUe i • •. ■' window , ii ith a ID ran • lM,v • llva n hef ili . fashion VV,M l",,vah it. i in- prominent old h* |\ In re of the old 11 l.ool that \vi ait cup* , new.'d se.eral j air of selicii* • a iap; Into ihe filjt.s of lur inp ' w In n i i yr; ado toilette. ' •> l I ailHH Hiii. | < f i In* limit I mil r j- naire senator f10,„ N.'\v le. s<-y. has lor some 'lino hr •. n ’ Karlorlnl celebrity. Mis, uf.aili wbr l.r-ais a remarkable phy deal reset,; l>la nee to Mr Itoosevi It. was a p|,, l’- h,,i> ia j ‘Wei plated r hapenav \l least a *n diamond and etnerahl and HHpphlr*. i Iti-.s pleani from u pi . tv luce edif •cllcui that Mir; K>a • ;ilen 'visu. on It •. head. The nettum d I.at Ota' . a lira showing on ,|„iv i" n box at t'- ib.-at, ,• Mbs Ko,ni. r dltl.U \ to tile r||B|. in of most w, ill 1 ' " 1 i 'Vt"'i - UT low common sense heids on her walking: hods, lint. i hlyher than the spring heels of < hil dll'll. V.'hal family jewels you have 1 t | ’ ' ' Q|l you I 'Oil j-ew on >''.01 shoes } \ ■ f ■ I Mira* Kll ns. the hand, oi l > h . •U-h;.' Imliitip d .'rami; dau • f ! ‘'•’■naloi' n i!n W , \-(, p., . . !"' ‘•uhles '•! a ludo lor In r pii m sllppei s. Has r r Net | Pi 0,M • I Wll : , . ■ * 's 1" 1 * un .'Hid "iiln.it, iakl •vedielr,. i, ill, rernarknhh r»*o>r. V. illlam .'I. :*iarr, tli« mom notah’ l! Hi* .* ( la, lost of Oldr Inb.lhii iris of Wash’iiv, H,. u •’ "n iM N train la i.. isor. upon u,.. q , vie ,e a bali c-dtu,: late,- |he ten'lb ' b* ,e» t f< ffght No Sense of Humor, l.iltl Hobby wa enteidntnlrK Mr Geezer while Miss 1 Upper watt op. j .••tails adjusting her back hair and glv ir.< her face a few final daha with the * powd" r puff “My ■ i.~u*r say a you ain't n<d no idea of humor.“ said JJobhy. b'dced Mr. Geezer relumed,, ■'when iftd she say Ihat?’* ' dust oft* r you was here the Inst time Sim j .id : die . a'.v you lookin' at yourscdl in He* mirror and you never luffed wurisi." » «A^MawnMBMnaaaaaatuauwiaHa [advice Til. ’■ | YOUNG IfegH * Mn* Kill, after shi* his bf.*t*Ji -J v 0 •* ound a brilliantly light, it room . unit neon s of time to i: .M i. 3ou*m am] lloihrrl. to a se t'!<l '! '<.iiit*i <f a moonlit viratioa m : .r i kd Mi it 11 • moon ‘M ’ • •,"t" it v.nli •■•.oil cflect •i< 'pi n,to iin ,u> ami (iir.i’fvt. I v»iy lov l>! | have often i h« Ughl** on tu* .ii u** ami hta *v that it causes lilt • • •< t*> cotiic (nit ivtil. Iti tin,*i,i , win per 8|p. i* bound'to reply, I > uitifut! lot i t imoi help One profile hliiuth'-d ■Mo .i ip li< (t( mu• hie m,d your large ’•*K lookin',' .♦ Im«i:-*t like twin Mai>, lluii ofh ns vou remark: ‘This i tfhall sco thb rat •> • t ‘ .ho* ..it lie If11.i,i 111,111 mv lone I.. t.. » - * .. ">"11 i.ook 101 a sliaoe ol H. .l|l|M>il|trii< 111 Oil lid 111 Util I fill fn< *•; tiowi v< r. Miiitliiue without Iho : h:uj I m-p t .<> hack i the ol’icc '!•> dull-. grlud: u <,10,1 ll<(| q0 f,„ 1 puoi <|i ; il like iii>m I| to have too !>)ug >1 sp< 11 oi happinc It unfits one ,or the wink adav world again." x heave .. e,u Jl p. . u u Altei >e a.ion v * mi In f.illj pm r»u ns follows, md >»h - iv. .ill ilie din (lions 1 give;’ *> * I must go hack to tlio grind* sioi.o (Slap youi foreland haul.) I ■ l>.ill iliink- (pot ill" vciy quint# ' ,H' "* tddon«*d melancholy in '' 1,1 ' I shiill iliink (place I- lot on I k k of die sett- 1 lo-iuoriow, " .'ond' 1 light, ol 1I1I3 place, of 1 hi hour, outmally. 1 lei your voice 1 1 • ''* >oid 1 ( move hand». and ol ,M"' ilng l oi-.in foum- one who — one 1,1 ,. ,.|.,. 1 an w- i ; so keep light on. 'hlii following spoeli should he i-K ■ " 1/.‘mi and 1 "cited before* n full* 1 *1 pit 1 gi.i- Isun- to he letter •" 1 " ' 1 I'* •N>h c.-iuks are neces- 1 nrv; just straight lalk: Iti'-re mi .. days, Miss Golden* rod which we think i.r m tim*s aB 1 1 , lio oases In our life’s desert. My w« - !< <-nd at this house has been one *" 1,1 ’ I here an- lionis. 100, hours "fen 1 ;u s rise in the heart .md gather to the ( >. s tiliim t involuntarily and feeling is stronger than speech — Its intensity depriving us of giving xpresydon to what—to what the heart would lain lift* i Have have 1 your I ermi ion to call this hour mine? 1 •' I think oi ji. in after days, as 1 I ’had think of ii oh, how often—may t • then Hunk of tt as mine?’* I Ivee,i your t;i. open for a tromu ] h"is v lilspi r lo the effect that "You \ ou should say, "Thank you," h d hloas oil* and it is natural 'hat you should take her hand in yours to give due force to your words; "'tdial enough, loo. that vou should hold ii there beyond the time neces sary to give it a gentle squeeze. l-et 1 he moon play an important part 1 in the impressive silence that will ! follow tho aforesaid squeeze. In the* aiiic.-.l p:u lance, lei the moon "do the "* *' " ' " ^-s' Jolt^tk -x-a •»* i>. .»• for a brief moment ( Now, are von ready? Mr C rid Cwc iidok-n! f,„ this oiicc i passion tuimt Hug hi >onr sun humeri throat)— I cauuot bear this longer. I know bow weak it Is: Imt I I <n ii not. <niinot help in v If. Gvtudo 1 •***|. (oi whatever tier name 1st, do1 you not see that 1 love you? Forgive i iin* inv weakness, pardon it as spring I j *»‘K as springing front the strength. * <»l in> love. I did not mean to have ! ; told you tills. How could tlie si mg-I ' •'ling, unsuccessful—tl always use j ; “author.' toil you may chance to he | u bank clerk or a real estate broket) | -author, tin- penniless, disappointed I artist wlm has seen the dream of his ambitious youth fade and die away i under the blighting influence of— -of dastard enemies, leaving him almost without a hope, how could such a man ask you to share his lot?—a lot not <>u Fifth avenue, a lot not even 25 by H*0? Ay. even though he saw In you tlu* realization of his [deal, though inn* he ha known you ills thoughts have known noue else; even then he coulcf not tell you this. The very pride which lias been the chief ol> Stacie to tils success I i life prevented liini This foolish weakness, which made him forget his purpose fur the moment, your noble nature will for give. I know. Good-bye, Miss Golden rod— I had rather not face the peo ple Inside just now. Good bye! Good bye! Will you think of me sometime* when in after years, when—when— when you are happy, and I—Will you think of me then us one who staked Ills nil on a vain hope which IiIh sense of honor hade him give up, though it was to drive him forth again into the world a sou lies vagabond? Good bye. summer, good bye! Good bye for ever! I cannot stay in New York, for 1 ‘night sec you in the autumn, and it — it — wouldn't do, you know.” You will require a diort rest after delivering these lines You will find the hand that lies in yours quite pas sive. l.ook in her face and you will see tears glistening in her eyes. Ten derly kiss hei good bye, and, like iht good, inmost American you are. In quire, "Will you bo my wife?" it i: dollars to doughuuts that the girl replies ‘ I will." For the last 15 minutes she has hern admiring you as an actor; now she loves you as a man of business. Riches of Simplicity. Poverty is relative. Thousands who I eal! themselves poor would be rich on the 11 incomes if they would wban-j don a senseless and vulgar compeli ! lion with their neighbors and live more * imply.—London Truth. Japanese School Appliances. South China is being covered with Japanese educational appliances spec ially adapted for Chinese use—school books, maps, globes, anatomical and other charts—all helping to rescue the people from their ignorance. Kvery school teaches physical and military drill. In every town of any size, and 1 often In villages, there are now i schools with foreign fittings for teach ing western learning. HAD SCMt IDEAS a BOUT*V RT. Rural French Critlco Qave 3.ulp‘.cr Unhappy Half Hour. At < baton on tlie* Saone ha.* Just l*c«?n lomiguratril ibe monument < ut**d l»y Mofeau-Vantbier and Rersid io commemorate the oatlonal defense superb cuirassier who carries across liN saddle, the liody of a color h**aier who yet < lasps in his aims bis broken standard On the eve of the unveiling the mu nicipal council, presided over by the mayor, repanod io the foot of the statue to examine and see If it should be accepted. Are you not golnq to tear off this Kicen mold?*' ask^d the mayor of the sculptor Hut. monsieur.” replied the sculp, lor, ‘‘that is ve: rtixris.’* ''Verdigris? Verdh'iia! * said the mayor. "I undersii ml that very well. I'uihlnu! I know hat. this ia verdl Kris, hut It Is dirty. If I had a kitchen outfit of that color I would have It scoured. That must be cleaned up. You'll ha.e to mako that shine.'' Hut, monsieur—*' moment a member of tho council having stiuck the body of rh« bronze horse with his cane, they all cried out: "Thin Hounds hollow!” V our bronze is hollow, monsieur,” said the mayor. The unhappy sculptor then took j gr» at pains to explain that all bronze i statues were hollow. The mayo:- I maintained an air of defiant Incredul- j ity. and us he passed around the monu- | mem said: "It appears to me yon have hardly detailed the hair In the tall.” This W;»s too much for the sculptor. I wished,' he Bald, "to screw natural hair into Ills tail like the hair used In I children's hobby horses. It would have taken six months to have done so, and 1 reflected th.it It. would have i cost yon too much.” And the municipal council of Chalon agreed with the .tustnena of thia ob servation. Le Cri do Paris. Keep Burglars Out. Huy ,li ;m.v hardware store a small,* plain hinge, one and one-half inches , long by one Inch wide when closed,! or smaller. Screw nno aide of hinge | upright on to the lower right-hand corner of upper window sash, direct ly above tho alight tlnnge on all up per sashes. See that the hinge Is toward and almost touching the win dow easing. This will leave one able of ihe hinge free to turn. When wishing to fasten window turn the tree side of the hinge as far hack as possible. This brings it over the low er sash. It will bo Invisible from the outside, hut will prevent the lower *»sh being raised or tho upper one lowered. When hinge is closed It will not Interfere with raising win dow. and does not disfigure or weak en tho window sash. So. at 'xpect to ketch tchtw’ hay Lev got iow'a that, Jabez?” da hi a time pitch A PIANO BARGAIN One Slightly Us< d Piano — FOR - $150.00 <!uU wold for $400.00 wheci new. ha been oat of oar More a »ont one month, beaatifal maliop. iy cawe, doable reaeered Inside ml oat, 4 height 4 feet 5 inches, wk.h ^fpet 3 inches, depth 3 feet 8 Inc .ee, irory keys and ebony wiiarpa, f ill metnl frame, three pedals and tin* material - * — throagbont, and Vully warr mted. FORD MUSIC COMPa; ' Opposite the Postc Mice BLUEFIELD • - - VEST VIRGIN KELLY & MOYER* DEALERS IN WHISKEYS. WINES. BR/vNDIES, AI BEERS. Porters and all 1» inds of Liqu FIRST CLAS > BILLIARD A POOL-ROOR CONNFCTF OUT OF TOWN ORDERS SHI *PED PROIW w. E. & E L. SHUFFLEBARG'y ARCHITECTS Satisfaction Guaranteed Rooms 6 and 7 8ohn Bi'llding, Bluefleh’. W. Va. ’PUona j =!!. !SJ!—■ 4 P Announcement to the intelligent. Investor and Home-Seeker. PBOPEBTT" -IS 1TOW OSST SAXS ! j;0 you know where it is? What it is? What it is destined to be? Listen ! i nt< property is locate d i,« the ’WEST END, inside city limits, IMMEDIATELY ON CAR LINE, only a few minutes tr< rr the u. ness section oj the city. Joins property of Bluefietd Water Worksand Improvement Comany, and tie ( NL\ desira! L and giea RESIDENIIAL SECTION in progressive Bluefield. Wide, well-graded streets, city water, lights, sewerage and ALL Cl T ADJUNCTS.' The only strictly desi ruble location left for the busy man’s v>me. Just far enough from-just near enough to—the busy hum of the city. Rear! nil1 baP Pleasures with City Conveniences. Beautiful Home-fites. iiuou Ud> ouihcient restrictions to insure HEALTHFUL, SOCIAL environments Some Pertinent Remarks: Do we employ a brass band and a “silver” tongued orator auctioneer? Not much! No free lots or free lunches. Did you ever get something for nothing? Do prize packages'accompany diamonds or g .Id dollars? VVliy pay the tiddler? Intrinsic Values are in these lots—•»values which will increase with E*luefield’s growth and which can NEVER depreciate. DO YOU GET THE IDEA? Nature h the landscape artist for this beautiful section. Enterprise, thrift, and refinement will dolithe rest. C('; *n and 'ook at the map. Let us take you over the property. rou don t buy a ‘ pig in a poke ’ or a goat farm.