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ri«. ■« If you go down to the bottom of any great business you will find that the whole secret of low prices lies in this one fact:—the magnitude of the business! That explains how women can buy here “Queen Quality” shoes for $3.50. The price is based wholly on the manufacturer’s vast resources and his ability to estimate on one million pairs at one calculation. E. S. PEDIGO GO. ElKs’Opera House, hot Bluefield, qq* Thursday and Friday L 0 Two Nights 29 I EXTRAORDINARY ENG4GEMENT The Henry Miller Associate Players In “The Seivait i,i the House.” Two Yiars lii New York tity! Everybody Secs It. 'I'llis Production will Startle and C'hartn You---Vou will Never Forget It All Star Cast of Players Unquestionably I He Event of the Year ‘Somthing Worth While”---N Y i! ^ F.veiling Mail ™ A Masterpiece”-- Wash. Post. PRICES : - 25. 50. 75, $1.00 and $1.50 ELKS’ OPERA HOUSE, Satruday, October 23rd. Jules Murn presents A Riot of Pun acd Music GIRLS THAT MAKE T0U LAUGH. SONGS 10U WILL WHISTLE. And Dances- Vnhow! Personal Mention Baine Lambert, of acger. Is a bus i iuesj visitor in this city today. C. E. Friend and B. F. Valley, ot j Whitowood, Va.. are in the elty to , day on business. Tlins Hatfield, of Boomer, \V Va., is registered at the Windsor. J. White, of Narrows, ;* spend i"K the da.\ here. R. stroehui. of Cincinnati, is soll | ing millinery in the city today. L. R. Walts and wife, of Belfast Mills, Va., ure spending the day here Dr. L. iD. Clark, of Kyle, \V. Va., is stopping at the Stag. W. s. Morrison, of Kimball, is registered at the Avenue Hotel. C. 11. Stamper and wife, of Kiser, are in the city today. T. s. Crockett, of Jed, is visiting ! relatives in the city today. J.r. Hunt, of Tasewell, is In live 1 city today on bti'iuess. Thos Thos. H. Seott, of Pine 1 vllle, Va., is spending the day In tills city. A. A. Eichman, the Protectro* j graph mau is in Pocahontas today . on business. C. B. Puck, of Charleston, Is rep resenting a electrical firm of that v i t v .1, \V. MorrUoa. with a large su gar firm uf Haltimore is in the city on business. J. It. Patterson, Manager of tb' Abingdon hotel, at Abingdon, is here for a day. D. H. Hurthal. an insurance man of Charleston, is a business visitor In the city today. M. C McCorkle, president of th. Merchants and Farmers Hank at Iticlilands is in the city today. H. Poe Sanders ami John It. lTen-j ry. of Princeton are spending the day here. Dr. W. H. St. Clair left for New] York last night to spend a month among (lie hospitals and Incidentally to purchase some now equipments for the addition to iho nluefleld San I 1 or 1 nin now being erected. Mrs. M. C. Adams, and two clill- i | dren William and Mary, left yeBter-i 1 day afternoon for Virginia City and Norton, where they will visit Mrs. i Adams, brothers for a week or ten days. THE N. & W. AT WILLIAMSON] The Williamson, \V. V«., Knter pri e says of N. A- W Improvements in that city: “The work of enlarging the Wil liamson yards is progressing apace, and a large force of hand is em- : ployed at this work. "The X. & W. people here would ho glad to have a good deal more of competent labor could It. be obtained At least $125,000.00 will be expend ed by the railroad on the improve ment; now under way. The result will be to give Williamson the best yard on the sy«t 'ni which dlstlnc i tion is practically enjoyed today. “Mr. Cunningham, the efficient foreman, has recently added a new fire station to hi eri s and Is now ready for any possible fire that may | occur on the yards." THE OBJECT OF THE MOVEMENT A Bluefield Man Explains 'Wliat The Laymen Are Trying to Accomplish— The Bristol Convention. - / A pominent Laymen who has tak lmi great interest in the Laymens movement was asked to express in his own language the object and scope of the work undertaken. Ho said: “The work of the Laymens move ment L primarily educational, Pres ent contributions for church purpo se-. are fully abreast with, ir indeed they do not exceed the fund of in formation now passed by the great majority and the onthusla in result ing therefrom. What the people at large need to know is the incalcu lable good which has been and is being accomplished with the almost insignificant amount passing through •hurch channels and the infinite op portunity for enlarging upon tho^c results a thousand fold* if only men ind morn* are made available. The men and money will be forth com ing as a great f ree will offering when knowledge of the church’s larger needs takes firm hold upon the min l" nud hearts of business men the men with pocket hooks as well as with minds and hearts. This campaign of education should not extend over n period or i»."» years. No. no! Too many of ur. will In* dead long before TID-BITSE Do you want you oysters luscious ? Do want your oysters with the salt tang of £ the sea ? Your oys ters unbruised and un I bloated ? Your oys- I ters free from germs. Then use only Sent g Shipt Oysters. You get solid measure £ and no water. Sublette & Barnes | DAYS I #tn<l your (tavliu; for liquor la P Irene If you '.aWo tU* MeKanna CURE fc There Ih none like I: offered D anywhere oufMde of McKminai I PI No Dangerous L Hypodermics Ca'l rr writ | l»R. J. J. IdrKANN A 225 Princetoxi Avenue g Ifliirfirld, w. v«. B ■ yswamrw.; jiw p 3 thou. The lesson can be learned in | a much shorter period if each indi vidual church will quietly but pot-: iently amt persistently employ prop er methods. The Bristol, Tenn., condition now In Bcnaion will give impetus to the local effort just In proportion to the willingness of people to be Informed, j The tnsk is (o evangel tie the world in this generation, not the next Our» the work, ours the reward. The following delegates have gone to the Bristol convention: I1BV. U \V. KFXJI.WY, RHY. \Y. A. 1‘KARHON. MB W. T. GIBSON, Mr. J VO. W. SIMPSON, MH. VV. B. 1ANDRBM. Others will go and be there for a part of the time. POLICE OFFICIALS ARE ON TRIAL. New York. Oct. 19.—In Brook* I lyii osterdaj Police Inspector John ,t. O’Brien. Lieutenant Hugh Reyn olds and 8ergenn( Hugh Myers, to live', were arraigned for hearing on t hargea of aiding and betting book liarges of aiding and abetting book* ■nakiug at the Sheep’head Ray and (;rav«*eead race trncks. The charges brought against the police and oth ers marks the culmination of two years of agitation against race track | gambling In this state. The cnrmle began with tin* passage of the drastic anti-bet tin g bill, g mcriiHy called the Hart-Agnew Jaw. • K ir a time nfter the law went into force there was a tendency on the part of the racing asHoclatoins to observe* its provisions ' l.i the strictest sense, but later they permitted the Introducting of tin* system of “oral betting.” It was the Ineren e or oral hotting conducted by the so-called “memory bookmakers'* that resulted In evidence being laid before' the Kings county grand Jury ti"d I *d to I lie indictment of tin* police officials whose duty l| was to enforce tin* law. In addition to the! police oHIcials Jiuliet roents have been! returned agulnst tin* Coney Island and Brooklyn Jockey (flubs, among whom are many men of high stand-! New York. Oct. 19. Aurcl Rat-| onyl, the noted society whip who is i heinjt sued i«»r divorce, denies any 1 improper conduct o-a his part. FIRST ANNUAL BALL The linn annual bull to bo given bv the KnightH of Columbus will be held in Holm's Hull on the night of t be 27thlh Infit, Music will be fur nished by tho well known Keystone band. The Knights promise a good time to all. and expect a large and select crowd. Refreshments free. Tickets |l.00 a a d mny be had at the people's S.ore Co., or from the fol lowing gentlemen: S Me.Mister, J, Caddy, \V. C'okli lln, J. .1. MeAnany. Holt drinks and b e vronui will bo on sale by the ladies. 71. REINFORCED CONCRETE WORK idcwnlks, Floors, .Walls, Cellars Ktr. All Work Guaranteed W. E. McARTOR. , J Highland Ave. Itlueflcld, W. Va. I’llOXB 12U KELLY & MOYERS. DEALERS IN WHISKEYS. WINES, BRANDIES, ALES, BEERS. Porters and all Kinds of Liquors. --- - FIRST CLASS BILLIARD & POOL-ROOM CONNECTED OUT OF TOWN ORDERS SHIPPED PROMPLY tvn j ra WHinuiaiiva ■ W8T YOVU <*ROPKltTY WITH VI. S C. O’LEARY & SON ■ Real Estate and Rental Agents 2 Bluefield, W. Va. ■ Gen. Agents for Eureka and Hule Land Co. w ^ mi ^ w ■ ^ r* i m on ra in ■■ ri an ■■ §■ vi . ( urn l , in wi w mi mb ten eu uk m «□ m ■ 9 WANT ANYTHING? Leader Want Ads Bring Results ♦'>♦%♦%A/♦ **♦ ♦“%/♦ **« .v%A /aAAAAh Why use dirty smoky coal? CA _ UP Standard f-uel & Supply Go •PHONE NO. 20 and get a ton ot good clean Coal and a load of nice Kindling Wood % »!♦ ♦% ♦% ♦% ♦% A /♦ ♦% I BARGAIN NEWS I If all the people Khew the quality of these Bargains they would not last very long. Come and see these special bargains today: WOMEN’S SUITS Semi'lilted Coat* Plain and Plaited Skirt, made <>l Proad i i int is and other new Materials ] in all colors ^>;0 ,v$ 14.75 | WOMEN’S COATS j6 nu ll Pin I (.’oat. lined throughout u.th line <jua 1 itv ttieia iri/ed satin, at 52.75. 1 WOMENS TRIMMED HATS licngntine. Yeivct ami Silk. V large ami small shapes, hand- II somcly trimmed. Special 'h $3.50 ami $4.75 WOMEN S DRESS SKIRTS I’laitec and plain gore Puna mu and Chcfon Panama in §i black. Noby and fancy mix t arcs, at $2.98, $3.50 $6.25 ICHILDRFN’S CLOTH COATS \ll colors, a . or* n :it of new stvies, sizes 2 to 14. Special $2.25 to $6.SO__ ~~ SAMUEL TURK, Turk Building Princeton Ave. Bluefield, W. Va. Formerly the Princess Theatre on inland Street Open—2 to 6. 7 to 10:30. PROGRAM: Old Heidlebur,? ['• Prussian Spy., I . SONG—OP«chee. I Under the Management of the Park Amusement Company.