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Che Ceredo Advance. . nr*J hi «ii« a at Ceredo, W. Va. ah <*»• -oad cIahh matter Wednesday, April •-*7, 1904* l l^t’ntro'K ->f ibkH paper will pi^uae «enJ Of t his oitlce ti !(•*?» t>f t heir frteu\l» viHltiu* bare or ei«»veii«-re.—Kd.1 Local si:ws. McDonald Bros.’ United shows were in Ceredo, yesterday. ^ Four rooms on second floor of the Advanck building are for rent. i Miss Jennie Baker, of Central City, spent Sunday with friends here. S. E. B. Irby, of near Dickson, was a Ceredo visitor oue day last •week. _ ^ T j Rev. John McCarthy, of Hunting ton, was a business caller here last Monday. Miss Florence Mansfield visited home folk* at Wavue last Saturday and Sunday. Mrs A. Wright has resigned her position as teacher in the Ceredo j public schools. C. F. Ketter, of Huntington, at tended the Odd Fellows banquet here Tuesday evening. Mr. and Mrs. Simp Wilson, of Canterbury, visited relatives and friends in this vicinity last week. Preaching Sunday morning and evening at the M. E. church. Even ing service will begin at 8 o’clock. Judge W. W. Marcum and Win. Kelley attended the Democratic con vention at Charleston last week. f *•* The Golden higle Lodge at this place has moved from the Odd Fel low building to Wright Bros’ brick. Mr. and Mrs. L. B. Vinson, of Clay, Clay county, visited relatives j and friends in this community last Week. Rev. J. W. Morgan and II. M. I Riles were given degrees by Silver Star Castle, K. of G. K., Monday night. J. O. Marcum has been commis sioned by Governor White a special police officer of the Camdcu Inter- i State R’y Co. The social at the home of Mrs. 1 II. M. Riles last Friday evening composed of solicitors for a quilt, / was very much enjoyed, $.'»(). oo has been raised h7 those engaged in ; soliciting. The “Willing Helpers” will give asocial at the Congregational church 1 next Friday evening, ice cream, i cake and candy will he served. Rro- ! ceeds for the benefit of the church. rl he young folks w. ul I like to see the church full on that evening. Don’t lorget to go. The trucks of the engine which was pulling No. 11, N. & VV. pas A senger train, jumped the track about i a half mile south of this place last Monday evening near a high embank ment. Fortunately the train was stopped before any damage was done, except to delay the traiu about one half hour. P. II. Napier, of Wayne, was! here attending court this week. Mr Napiei is one of the best lawyers in : this section, is a clever ami polished gentleman, and if elected Judge of the Seventh Judicial Circuit will i prove eminently acceptable to the bar and the people. If he was as well known all over ths district as at home it would take quite a while to count his majority.—Lincoln Re publican. On last Saturday a jolly party, •consisting of Misses Florence Mans- , , field, of Wayne, and Abbie Morgan, of Huntington; Messrs. E. R. Mor-1 row, ol Pittsburg, Pa., and Stewart R. Bowman, of Philippi, dined at the hotel de Cassandra. They re turned to Huntington by the even ing train.--Lincoln Republican. The above is correct, Bro. Kin nison, with the exception that Miss Abbie Morgan lives at Ceredo in-J stead of Huntington. Mr. and Mrs. Hannher gave a wedding dinner to a number of guests last Sunday in honor of the weddingr of Mrs. Hansher’s daughter , —Mins Hazel Kelley—to Mr. Jay G. Bowe, which event is chronicled elsewhere in this paper. The follow ing named persons were present and partook ol the hospitality; Rev. J. W. Johnson, Rev. and Mrs. J. VV. I Morgan and children, Mr. and Mrs. II. M. Riles, Miss Abbie Morgan, Mr. an d Mrs. E. O. S aunders. Misses Ella amt Lola Bowe, Mr. Frank Bowe, Misses Edith and ilerma M aroum, Mrs. Clara Willis, Mr. and Mrs. Allen Wright, Mr. and Mrs. Ira Kelley, of this place, and Miss Jennie Baker, of lluntiugton. I j - GMI for Republican Gonveniion. Pursuant to action of the Wav or County R< Cbtican Eaccuti *e Committee at a mv-rtnii M at Wayne on the9th day o( April. !•**, th Republicans ot the several Districts are hereb. requested to meet in mas- convention on the 4ti <lav of Jnne, IWM. at 1U o'clock a. ra, lor th. , purpose of selecting delegates to attend a conn tv convention to be held -t Wav neon the 1st t da> of June. 194, at It!o'clock a in., to -elec delegate* to the State nominating conrunti.x *'• be he d in the city of Wheeling on July l.th and to the J udici-t mid -senatorial conveniioui hereafter to be ra led. Any of the Districts that have not heretofore selected delegate- to the Republican Coun.v Nomina ing l .mvrn ion are reqne-ted to do si ott the date of the said Di-irict conventions. I he following place-are designated for hold ing -ai l District conventions: t eredo District, Ceredo. Union District, Wayne. Duller District Sugar Branch. Lincoln District, Dun*ow S onewall District, Last Lynn. Grant Di-tncl, McComas. The basis of representation to the countv convention -hail lie one delegate for each J» votes or traction thereof over 14, ca-t for Me Kinb-y for Pre-ui * >t at the November ele, tion. i so, w hich shall be as follows: District. No. Votes. Delegates, t'eredo, 511 1>i Union, ?*> lb Butler, 4.18 ly Lincoln, «il -»ti Grant, 114-i In Stonewall, 179 7 A. G. BOLT, W.H.SELHKK. Chairman. Secretary. The home of Mr and Mm. S. A. Flanagan was visited by the angel of death lam Sunday and their little sou Conley was takeu. He was ju-t ten years old, was strong, handsome little fellow and bade fair for a long, useful life. He had beeu tick fot about two weeks with pneumonia and pleurisy. Kveryihing wan done that could he done. The funeral was conducted by Rev. M J. Wysor, from the Methodist church and the remains were laid to rest in the cemetery here.—Rural Retreat (Va.) Times. The little hoy, whose death is chronicled above, was the brother of C. A. Flauagtn, foreman at this office, who returned Irom the funer al .Mouday morning. W. W. Smith, fotmerlya respect ed citizen «>f this place, was ulecte 1 a member of the city council of Morgantown, at the recent election in that place, on the Republican ticket. Mr. Smith ts a popular young man and his popularity waa proven at the late election, as some of the Republicans were defeated. lie is ;i good scholar, a Christian gentle man and will make a splendid couii luan. NVecongratulate him, as well as the people o| Morgantown, oil hi* election. Will has been in Ceredo on busi ness for the past three or four days. While Grace, the little daughter of Rev. and Mrs. .1. W. Morgan, was playing around a tire in the yard at the Cong’l parsonage last Friday evening lier clothing caught lire, but fortuliately Mr. Morgan was near ami threw bis coat around the little girl and smothered the blaze before much damage was done. The child was slightly bunted about the hack Two of Mr*. Morgan's fingers on her left hand, were severly burned while she was endeaveriug to extinguish the fire. Mrs. Emily \N atts and Mrs. Solomon Riggs, of Echo, are visit ing relatives and friends in this community. Aaron Tmgler’s two tittle sons, who have been living with Mrs Watts since the death of their mother which sad event we all remember so well, she having died of smallpox during the terrible scourge of that disease at this place several months ago, accompanied her here. They were much pleased to get back to Ceredo. Rubber Gloves. Rubber gloves will protect your hands from discoloration and pre serve their softness and Iniaiily with out interfering in any way with the free use of the fingers. Invaluable to ladies in their household work or oaring for flowers. Price $1.25. Florentine Drug Store. Wild A Boette, Huntington, W. Va. Rev. .1. W. Morgan began a series of sermons at the Congregational church last Sunday evening on the subject: ‘‘What Would Christ Do?” Rice, W. Va. We have been having very change able weather. Rosco Cyrus has l>cen plowing. The Stratton, Damron A Co. have been sawing hero. That’s right, boy“, roll them out; they are worth money. Floyd Staley visited Johnnie Bal engee’s last Sunday. Emory Smith, of Russell, Ky. has been visiting relatives here. Jeff Pack is seen walking the streets most every day. G. W. Staley is very busy in the tie business. Corn at this place is very scarce. Chapman Fry is moving to his farm, w hich he bought of H. Booth. Mrs. G. W. Staley has been visit ing her relations at Dickson. Irvin May is seen going to town every Wednesday. Miss Annie Lewis was visiting her parents last Sunday. Wonder what Micheal Shnop was doing in town last Sunday? Uwclr Dick. April 20, 1004. A MURDER : Was Committed at Union Station Wednesday Nioht. A colored man was shot and killed , on the platform of the N. A W. R'v at the Union station, Kenora, i Wednesday night, living only about ten minutes after having been shot. Shortly after the shooting N. A W. east-bound fast train No. 4, left the station and the one who did the shooting evidently escaped on that train. ’Squire J. II. Lambert instructed Constable Mays to summon a Coroner’s jury, the morning after the shooting and the following per sons acted as moh jury: (4. W. Allison, foreman, Win. Kelley, <4. W I'raley, J. T. Cay, J. II. llart and l). B. Lewis. After examining all the witnesses they could secure whom they thought knew anything about the murder, they rendered a verdict as follows: “We, the jury on the inquest of the dead body of a colored man at the N. A W. station in the city of Keno va, county of Wayne, W. Ta., find that be canto to his death hy a shot tired by the hands of some unknown person.** A book found on the dead man gives his name as Edward Burks and his home as Dublin, Va. There should be a guard kept at the Union station at night, as it is becoming danotrous for people to go there to wait for trams. There has lieeti several depredatious at the station committed since Special Officer Mays’ services has been dis continued by the N. A W. R’y j Company. Me.etino ot Senatorial Gomniittee. A meeting of the Sixth Senatorial Executive Committee is hereby call j ed to meet at the Court House of McDowell county, at Welch, West: Virginia. on the 30th day of i April 1904, for the purpose of fixing the time and place for hold ing the convention of the Repub lican party of the Sixth Senatori al District of West Virginia f*»r the purpose of nominating a candi date to represent the Republican party on the Republican ticket to I | be voted for at the general elect i >n to be helil on Tuesday next after the first Monday in November, 1904. By order of the Chairman. This April 12th, 1904. W. Bukhkidgk Payne, # ’ Chairman. A number of Ceredo young men > have th« base hall fever. A nine has been organized here called “The All Stars.” They are to play a nine at Barboursvillc next Saturday. WANTED—SPECIAL REPRESENTATIVE 1 In tMs county ami mtjninlnu territories, to reprn-enent an,I advertise an old estali j llslied wealthy business bouse of solid limit) ! clal stai'dliiic. Haiart 921 weekly, with ex penses, paid eaeli Monday by check direct from headquarters, h xnenses advanced and | horse arul bngxy furnlsncd when necessary; | imsltlon :>er»iiancnt. Address, The Colum ; bin, teh* Maiion ItldK., Chicago. 2lfcb'iw ■ -■ - ■ ■ ■■ Married. At Ironton, Ohio, by Rev. Horner .1. Smith, A| >ril 20, 1904, Mr. .lay G. Howe, to Miss Hazel M. Kelley; j both of this county. We extend to the happy young couple congratulations ami trust their married life may be strewn with roses of the rarest hue. !CHOICE PROPERTIES. A very desirable little farm of 22 acres located about one and a half miles from Parkersburg. Land of good quality, fair orchard and well fenced. Neat, 6-room, frame dwelling, all necessary out j buildings. Price $2800.00. A beautiful home, consisting of splendid, new, nine-room, frame (dwelling, handsomely finished in hard wood, with bath, gas, hot and cold water, with five acres of garden land, located in th* most desirable situation on the Ohio river close to Parkersburg and Marietta car hue and only four 'miles from Parkersburg. Price | *8600.00. Choice, new, 8-room dwelling, built of brick with tile roof, with bath, gap, hot and cold wat**r, elec trie lights, hard wood finish. Lo cated on Avery Street in Parkers burg. Price *8750.00. Terms can be made easy. The bast corner lot on Gould Avenue and on street car line, 60 x KK) feet deep to an alley. Price I860 00. Choice lots 50 x 150 feet in the Dill Second Addition, at $050.00 each. These are the most desira ble lots in the city for the money. Parkersburg will soon be the largest city iu the State. It is to day the most prosperous. It will be ta West Virginia what Pitta* I burg is to Pennsylvania. Invest ments made now will show a handsome profit in a year’s time. WEST VIRGINIA REAL ESTATE CO. 222 Fourth Street, Parkersburg, W. Va. y Latest Styles and Lowest Prlees do Hand in Hand Here. _ _ % The fewest Millinery For all ages of womankind—all with the ar tistic finish and tasteful trimming that our New Yoik trimmers know how to give. Our styles are wonderfully becoming this season —we are always glad to have you come and try them on. Hats Trimmed to Order on short notice. Ready-to-Wear Hats at Special Prices. Spring Suits. New York’s latest models—blaok and light or dark oolors.—plain and Scotoh mixed cloths $10, $12, $15, $l<>.50, $ .’O an I $ 15. The New Skirts Are Ready. Plaiu or Scotch mixed cloths, Voiles, ttta miues. All cut iu newest Spring 1904 Styles. Mauy extra good values at from $1.50 to $10.00. Dainty Shirt Waists. Jap Silks and White India Linona, taste fully trimmed with lace insertion edges, im ported embroidered fronts, Ten6rifTe Medal lions, dainty tucks, etc. More serviceable white and black effects, Shepherds, checks, plain color*, etc. 50c, 65c, 75c, 98c, $1,25, $1.50, $2 to $5. Exquisite Wash Goods and Silks. A more elaborate assortment, daintier styles and cotton price* no higher than former ly. All that’s new and desirable for charming costumes, Waists and Shirt Waist Suits. Don’t buy elsewhere only to be disappointed when you hear of or see this showing. |The Wanted Dress Goods and Trimmings with all the needful accessories are pleasing scores of shoppers daily. Voiles, Staminas, plain and novelty Mohairs, Silk mixtures, Che voits and a tremendious range of materials suitable for the separate skirt. ' Persian Bands, Bald Laos and Saparabla Motafs | are among the newest trimmings shown here iu great varieties. A Pleasing; Fancy Goods j Display Here. 0 Exquisite Neckwear, Belts and Girdles in Silk, Suede leather. Elastic and and Tinsel, Military, Pearl an.I Enamel Waist Sots, new Jewelrv, Fans, Beads and Gold Chains and Gir dles, Fancy Pins and Combs, Leather Goods (including braided handles and “Hat iron” ba/s), Special value Hose Supporters, Fillow Handkerchiefs, Handkerchief Kimonas, Cor sets and Corset Girdles, Dainty Handkerchiefs, Fabric Gloves and Mittens, Medallion Pictures m great variety. Tills in just a hint of a few tilings, too Spring Shoe Styles Ready. l ne i* anions tf),lcen SHOES ANI> duality OXFORDS for Womeu, *2.50, to 93.50, lead all others this season. Supreme in style, fit, quality and finish. The Famous f£citli’s ■■^onqueror for Men, $3.f>0 to 00, in all the correct shapes —Tan, Black, Patent Colt or Patent Kidd— Blucher or Lace Style*. Our Women's and Children's Low Shoes and Sandal Section arc (Jetting Busy ) House Cleaning time points to our spleutlui etock of Carpets, Mattings, Rugs, Etc., Wall Paper, Oil Cloths, ( urt ains, Queenswarc, Tinware, Olassware. Carpets Made and Laid on Short Notice. Tlie I>. 11* Carpenter Co*. Division Stroot CATLETTSBURB, XT. Store Open Evening ’till June 1st. _Spring and Summer-1904 Wt EXCHANGE MERCHANDISE FOR MONEY A good exchange tor you, when you receive the same value in goods for the amount of money you expend. * This we guarantee to you. It isn’t far to our store, where you can look through our stock for the Spring and Summer season. Nothing lacking »o make it just right. If l.y looking through you are not convinced of its merits, then tell us. Our stock of MEN’S AND BOYS’ SUITS | include the most striking patterns, the most fashionable leaders of the Spring and Summer season. Nobby styles in Felt and Straw Hats. Also White Flannel and Duck. No better assortment in Negligee shirt- ever before displayed hv us. Pure Linen, Linen Madras, Oxford, Percale and other new cloths in the most pop ular weaves and colors. Boys’ Department Second Floor. A. NOKTHCOTT & CO., Store Open Evenings until 8 o’clock. - - IIIINTINOTOX, W. YA. Head all tbe advertisements in this paper. I;, will pay you if you desire to buy goods. D. A N. Larina, in tbair ad. of ! today, are falling you where to gat bargains in clothing, hats, | shoes, etc. Don’t fail to read it. Sate Companies. The fire insurance companies represented hy T. T. MelJougal are sate companies ami were not effected hy the recent disastrous conflagra tion which destroyed so rrtuch prop* erty at Baltimore. The American, of Boston, has been in buaineaa aince 1818 and aoc ceaafully paaaed through the Chicago, Boaton and other contlagrationa, in cluding the recent one at Baltimore. The Dacheaa, of 1’oughkeepaie, N. Y., haa been continuoualy in buei neaa aince 1830 and haa not been ef fected by any tirea that have oc curred.