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Devoted to Home Interests, Local and General Mews. CKREDO. WAYNE CO., W. VA., WEDNESDAY. SE 1»TEMHE^ 30, !90X __ £ NUMBKii 14,~ SMILING APPROVAL. Your clothes will be approved by those you care to please if you have them made by us We’ll Make Them Right, insure you a perfect tit and guarantee that the goods won’t fade or grow shabby. *SflMF0X.* Florentine Annex, - Huntington, W. Va. OXFORDS Ladies’ and Gents Oxford Sale We have Oxfords, you have money- Let’s get together. Our loss, your gain. We need the money. What we want you to do is to come in. We’ll give you your choice in Mens’ Oxfords for $3.00, Worth $3.50 and $4.50 a pair. A few more sample Oxfords for $2.00. Pat. Colts worth $3 00 and $3.50. Ladies, we are going to contiuue our $2.00 Choio$ of Any Oxford in window Bale, which has been going on for 5 days. The goods are richly worth $2.50, $3 00 aud $3.50. You can get Oxfords to lay away for next summer. A Cut of 10 per cent on Everything in the House, If you don’t take advantage of this sale you are not wise. McCarthy & whippel, The Ninth Street Shoe Boys Huntington, - - W. Va. M. Kountz, Pres, and Man. J. W. Koontz, Sec. aud 1 reas. Koontz Hardware Company, . Wholesale and Retail Dealers in General Hardware, Cutlery, Stoves, Fishing Tackle, Doors, Sash and Builders’ Hardware. Agents for Syracuse Plows and Corydon Wagons, f They also carry a full line of Ready Mixed Paintn. Both Phones, No. 234. 935 Third Avenue, Huntington, W. Ya. This Space Belongs To Paul Dober & Co.. Merchant Tailors, Clothiers ami Mens Furnishers. . 55 316 Ninth Street Huntington, - - W. l a. Watch for their advertisement next week. • • TRY OUR JOB WORK. •• CORRESPONDENCE Newsy letters from Dinerent Parts o! the Gountu. O’KeHeuvIlle, W. Va. There was front noticed alone; the Sandy valley on Friday morning Sef t. 18th. We failed to make our appearance last week as we were too busy. Your scribe had to husk bis buck eyes, thresh bis pumpkins and reap paw, paws. He is through uow and will get down to “rubber necking” agaiu. There is some talk of bridging Dock’s creek instead of puttiug in an arch culvert. The colored population of Camp 2 have organized a debating society. The Subject for next Friday even ing is “Which is the best life to li. e country life or city life?” Thos. McQuin, of Docks creek, is J convalescing, we are glad to note. | Mrs. Thomas McQuin, of Docks creek, is quite ill at this writing. Jno. Kelley, Jr., has resigned his position with the O’Kelley Construc tion Company. The Sweet run arch culvert is completed and Cedar run culvert is nearing completion. Several of Mr. Monotie’s stone eutterB have movod to Morrowbone, Ky. on the extension of the C. it ()., where they have taken a stone con tract. Dan O’Kelley made a flying trip to VVa«biiu'toii, D. C., marling Sun day, Sept. 20th. Wm. Dinuan took in the wights in Cincinnati Sunday, Sept. 20th. Miss Martha Drown, of Happy Hollow, contemplates visiting in Jackson, Ohio, Oct. lht, to see her sister. School was opened at the new school house Monday Sept. 14th, with Wallace Porter as teacher. Dock Payne is building a new house south of Galloway’s grocery fetore at Sandy bridge in Kenova. A great many have to haul their water, as the wells and springs in this locality have gone dry. Work on the abutments for the bridge across Happy Hollow is mov ing along. The one on the no'dh side is completed. Mr. Sutherland is the contractor. Dr. Mill igan, who is quitte ill at this writing, is not expected to re cover, as the family physician has given him up and says medicine will do no good. Mr. Alex, better known as “Hud Payne,” is preparing to build an ad dition to his house, which will im prove the looks of his place. The farmer* are all busy cutting corn in thin locality. They claim the crop will he short this season. The steam shovel broke clown Kiiday evening, which caused a lay off for a fewr hours. A man by the name of Montgomery was hurt Friday morning at Camp 2, in big cut, by a stone rolling on his feet. Jno. O’Kelley has sold live of his mules ami carts. The price he *e cured or names of the parties who bought were not learned. Miss Jessie Ward and brother— Shelby—of Huntington, are visiting Mrs. Jennie Payne of this place for a few days. There is cjuite a few along the valley attending the races at Catletts burg, Ky., this week. Rev. Sain Charles is looked for by Sunday with another lot of labor ers from Bristol, Term. M. W. K\ans and Jno. Colgrove attended the races at Catlettsburg, Saturday. Clipper Sept. 20, 1903. Hodoea, W. Va. L. (1. Owens has a new tenant on his farm—Albert Spears. Jeff Fuller has gold his little tract of land, which lays out near the Buleigh Height church, and it is said he is going into the butcher business. Corn harvesting is nearly over around here and sorghum making is in progress. It is said that James P. Elkins is talking of closing his little store and going back to hunting again. He was out the other night and caught three coons. There was a four days’ meeting held at Mt. Union church, with very good snccess. It begun Sept. 17th and ended the 20th. The services were conducted by R*»v. Geo. F. Hartman, our pastor. Rev. Calvin Angler aud Rev. Willard Ray assist ed him. Albert Pemberton, who resides at this place, has accepted a position on the N. «fe W. R. R. at Lancaster, Ohio. We are all for J. L. Caldwell and the good of the Republican party. A New Comkr. Sept. 25, 1903. Shoals, W. Va. Mrs. B. F. Gibson is having quite a seige of sickness. Dr. J. T. Elder is rendering medical assistance. J. T. Carroll is confined to his bed with lung lever and Nettie, the little daughter of O. B. Carroll, is quite sick. Mrs. Frankie Watts made a flying trip to Huntington, Sunday. The cause and result will probably be learned later as some arc quite anx ious about the matter. We noticed John Black, of Ardell, in our town Sunday. He is visiting at R. A. Tharp’s. John is a jolly fellow. Advance readers, you may look a little out now for if we have good luck we will probably nominate the Republican ticket for the next elec tion in our next letter, and it will be a winner, loo. Since our last writiug Jack Frost has visited this community with very telling effect, as the corn on the bottom land is badly bitten, while the hill corn was scarcely touched. Mrn. Jennie Starkey in visiting in this neighborhood and expects to leave in a few days to join her hus band at Nashville, Tenn., where they will make their home for a time at least, A tine horse belonging to Wm. Lunsford died some days ago, under rather peculiar circumstances—with a disease which cur veterinaries pro nounce “Lung Fever.” There has been some unlawful carrying ot pistols and shooting in the public highway and on the Sab bath here, and the consequences are tine and imprisonment of one Creed Brewster, of Mingo county, and llarvey Gibson of this county. Boys, you should always remember that the way of the transgressor is hard. Eari.y Bikj>. Huckleherru Knob, W. Va. The dry weather still continued. Water id getting very Hcarce and ho is corn. Many families are hauling water for miles. Tobacco and fodder cutting is in full progress in this vicinity. Jacob Sullivan and J a tries Kitrgs have taken a job to make one thous and ties for Elby Barbou*. The boys are hustlers. They never-stop for dry weather and 1 am sure they , don’t for wet weather. If this dry weather continues | much longer I am afraid the Demo crats will have a dry weather issue for their next campaign. They have been hunting for something so long that 1 think the dry weather is sue is as good as any for they can’t be elected wet or dry and there is plen ty of time for it to rain lK-tween now and the election to raise Salt river so they need not put themselves to any trouble for we don’t want the old cluck shooter no more, neither do we want little Billie Goat Bryan. We want a man that is capable of telling the truth sometimes; so let ’em come. The tent that was put up on Price’s Creek, after about ten days sojourn has taken its Might and is gone. Hurrah for Roosevelt, J. h. Cald well and the Ai>vak<;k. Donn. Sept. 12, 1003. (On account of the foregoing let ter reaching us just before going to press we were compelled to omit a n portion of it.—Ei>.] A Nbw York man who is 100 years old has been paying premiums on life insurance for seventy years, declsres that the man who wants to live to a ripe old age needs only to insure his life heavily enough. KENOVA. Items of Interest from Our Sister Gltu. Mrs. Will Johnson in visiting home folk* at St. Albans. John Kilooync now occupied the dwelling recently vacated by J. K. Frasier. Mr*. Mary Felix, of Kellogg, ia the guest of her brother-—Dr. L. T. Vinson. Kev. and Mrs. Gibson, of Hunt ington, were Kenovu visitors laat Wednesday. Miss Harriet L. Peck expect* to leave in a few day* to visit relatives and friend* in Chicago. Misaea Uiissie and Kittic Osgood were the guests of Miss Fauna Os good atCeredo, Wednesday evening. John A. Koea, of Olivo Hill, Ky., has taken charge of Mrs. Wilier’* Hotel, formerly known as the Alii son Hotel. Mr*. G. K. Osgood and daughters, Misses Kittieand Gussic, and Haven Kirk were in Ashland, Ky.t last Monday evening. Mr. and Airs. G. W. Smythc have returned from Witheville, Va , where Mrs. S. visited relatives a couple of months. Dr. L. T. Vinson and wife have returned from Sweet Chalyveate Springs. Mrs. V. is better, but has not entirely recovered. Mayor J. F. York and Frank R. Peck, Esq., visited Cincinnati the latter part of last week and while there took in the Fall Festival. Miss Mary Williams, who has been visiting the family of It. Ney Williams for the past two weeks, has returned to her home at Itonee verte. Mm. C. C. Coc and children, Miss Sarah and Master Cleveland, who have been summering near Plymouth, Mann., on Cape Cod Hay, have re turned home. R. Ney Williams, our popular druggist, was numbered among the sick a day or ho this week, lie is all right again we are glad to be able to Hay. Our New Side Walks. Surveyors have been at work for the past few days eslabliHhing the grade for the proposed new cement orstoncHide walks. The new walks, as proposed, are to extend from John Kelley’s on Beech street to corner of 14th, thence to (Henwood Hotel; also on north side of Chestnut street Irom Lambert’s store building to 1 Oth street and on south side of Chest nut street from lOt h to 1 )> h s' re« t;on west side of 15th stre« t from Chest nut to Maple street; oil both si l<<< of Sycamore street 15th to I7ih streets; on east side of 12th street f..»m C. tfc O. R’y to 1 Ith street, near R mnd House; thence to the N. A VV. yard office; on north side of I’ine street from 10th to 16th street, making in all something near two and one-half miles of side walk to be four feet in width. 'i ho City Council have printed speciMeat ons showing man nor of const ruction, in order to have uniformity in laying the walks. Rki'ortkb. Sept. 25, 1903. “Prohi.kms of taxation arc not solved by suppression. The refusal to consider does not dispone of the problem. This is a live question which the people will have to meet just as they have met it in other States, and suppression is only de laying its final solution. The sup pression of such a question can only be explained by motives of coward ice or corruption.”—From Gov. White’s speech at Lubeck. The Sultan ot Turkey must have good credit with the German powder manufacturers. No doubt they re member that he in a personr l friend of Kaiser William. Buroi.ar proof coffins are one of the latest luxuries of our million aires.” Women will always be a conun drum but the man who is willing to give her up isn’t worthy the name. Caldwell the Business ** n. Tho business men all over this end of the State are very imuch in terested in the candidacy of Oon. J. *!.. Caldwell for the lT. f Mr n»te. There it no political hi.« about it. Mr. Caldwell has since a yonng man heen connected with the <*tresa of this part of the common 1 ■ I h. In deed he has been at the head of most all the enterprises t' have added to our region’s pro.^pcr'ty, and assisted in making thin • < tlon one of the busiest parts of Wed Virginia. Since his youth he hua n i busi ness man and a most successful one and has assisted many other <>usinese men to sucoejs aud wealth. Ilia ideas on all matters are regarded ae the best and the best citi/ons of all parties are a unit in believing that it is to the best interests of this sec tion and really tho entire state to send him to the upper House of Congress. His wonderful ability and wise statesmanship are recog nised on all hands, and with ('aid well in the senate, our interests would bo well and truly represent e 1.—Huntington Herald. A Democratic paper of Missouri, of negrophobe principles, Bribes to remark that “the Republican party must purge itself of the ‘niirger’ be fore it can command the respect of the world,'* winch provokes the 8t. Louis Globe Democrat to suggest that “it strikes the average citizen that the Republican party has enjoy ed the respect ot the world for a long period and never more than at the present time. In the last forty-two years this country has been under Kcbublicau administra tion for thirty.three years with good prospects of a long continuance. The class with which our contempo rary identities itself is, fortunately, lor the world's enlightened progress a small one. All men, according to the Republican party, shou-ld 1k> treated fairly. It is not troubled with visions of coining negro superi ority. Justice, not prejudice, is its rule of action.” Special Base Ball E X c u It H I o X CINCINNATI —and return— Sunday, October 4th and 11th, 1903. Special train on the above dates will leave Cercdo, W. Va., at 4.35 a. m. Round trip rate only |1.50. Returning Special Train will leave Cincinnati from the Fourth Sticct Station at 7: 30 p. m. For tnrtner information see Tick et Agent, C. «fc O. Ry.