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The Ceredo Advance.
Entered 1 the po»t-offlce si Ceredo. W Va is secondcla»* matter WEDNESDAY, MARCH 17, 1915. Plione No. 33 mm Patron* of thi* papei wilj piea*t send to this office notice* of tbelr lend* ▼laltlnr bare or elsewhere.— Kn.l LOCAL NEW** B F. Christian has moved to Bridge street. George Wright has been critically ill for several days. Mrs. H. G. Burks was a recent visitor at Huntington. Mrs. M ec Workman is visiting fricuds iu Cincinnati. Mrs. Louisa Wright was a recent visitor at Huntington. Strother Mays is reported quite ill at his Kenova home. Mr. and Mrs. O. B. Barber will move lo Kenova ibis week. Mrs. Felix Flanery called on friends at Kenova Thursday. Miss Ollie Spurlock recently vis ited friends at the Gate City. Richard Cyrus of Portsmouth was in town a few days this week. P. D. Plymale of near Duoleith was in oar town on business Mon* day. John Grate has moved into the the Freeland Workman property on West Second street. Mr. and Mrs. W. O. Franklin of Bluetield were guests of Ceredo relatives the first of the week. Willard Griffith has returned Irom a visit with his brother, Wil son, at Curtin, Nicholas county. Mrs. A. G. Brown and Mrs. S. B. Tewnsend were visitors at Huntington on Tuesday of last week. Garden making time is here and the amateur tillers of the soil are receiving their instructions irotn the old folk*. M's. Oscar Wurlilzer has return* ed to her home at Chicago after a pleasant visit here with her mother, Mrs. Kate Mott. Prof. L. L. Friend of Charleston, state supervisor of high schools, visited the Ceredo-Kenova high school last Friday. Mrs. Mary Halten of Docks creek and Mrs. J. L. Brady were is town shopping Friday morning. We acknowledge a pleasant call from these ladies. The condition of Mrs. A. V. Feazel, who has been very ill for several weeks, remains unchanged. She is able to sit up a few minutes occasionally but is anable to walk. The Ladies' Aid society of the M. E. church met in special session at the home of the president, Miss Ella Thompson, last Thursday, during which meeting business of importance was transacted. Hoard Brothers have fenced in that plat ot ground between A atreet and the river front prepara tory to farming it. This ground was used in years gone by as a ball diamond. The Kensington club was enter tained by Miss Ollie Hensley and Mrs. Eugene Plymale last Thursday evening. The usual business wras transacted, following which dainty refreshments were served. The warm weather and dry roads caused our streets to be 6lled with automobiles Sunday. The weather was ideal for joy riding, the ctisp air making the blood tingle just enough to pat a nice crimson in one’s face. The Ladies’ Aid society of the Congregations! church met at the home of Mrs. Lottie Wright last Thursday afternoon, at which time arrangements were made for an Easier sale. Ths sale will take place on Saturday previous to Easter Sunday. Mrs. Lora Lsmance, national or gaaizer for the W. C. T. U., ad dressed a large gathering at the Bap tist ohurcb Sunday morning in the interest of that organization. Mrs. Lamanoe formerly did missionary work in foreign countries and is an able speaker. The members of the M. K. church at Kenova came to Ceredo last Wed nesday evpeing and snrprised their pastor, Rev. Wm. Fallen, with a pound par*y. Many good things to eat were left at the parsonage for which the reverend gentleman and his wife return their sincere thanks. Ref. Slaughter, pastor of the Catlettsburg M. E. eburoh, south, conducted high school chapel exer cises Friday morning. This rev. y erend gentleman is an able speaker and his address so pleased the stn. dents that they extended an invita< tion for hts return at some future day. Dr. W. F. Bruns was a profes sional visitor at Kenova last Friday. John Scaggs of Charleston was the guest ol Ccredo relatives Sun day FOR SALE—Oliver Typewriter; cheap. Inquire of P. P. C., this office. Rev. and Mrs. Roseoe Murray visited down-river towu last Wed nesday. QLD PAPERS FOR SALE at the Advance Offioe, Ccredo, W. Va if. F. R. Peck of Kenova was a business visitor to our town Friday morning Mrs. Maxwelion Wright was a visitor at Huntinglou last Thursday afternoon. Mrs. Wade H. Brown spent Thursday afternoon with friends at Huntington. Rev. Roseoe Murray will leave today for Poua to oonduol a series cf meetings. Guy French has accepted a re portorial position with the Hunting ton Advertiser. Mrs. C. A. Brown, who has been seriously ill for several days, is re ported improving. C. J. ftigg of Centerville was in town last Thursday disposing of products of his farm. Mrs. Jesse Wright was shopping and calling on Huntington friends Wednesday afternoon. Mrs. Wendell Meinbart and little daughter of Ashland were guests of Ceredo relatives last week. Mr*. C. P. Hoard attended the funeral of Mr*. Bascomh Kioe at Catletlsburg last Thursday. Mrs. Guy Shaut of Ashland was the guest ot her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Maxwelton Wright, last week. Mr. and Mrs. William Carver and Mrs. C. H. Osgood are doing light housekeeping at the residence of Mr. and Mr*. Wade Brown. William Foazel, who wai recent ly summoned here on account of the serious illness of his mother, ha* returned to his southern home. Geo. W. Perdue and J. A. Lam bert of Ceredo district were here Tuesday. They olaim that Ceredo distict would like to have a dis trict high school at Buffalo.— Wayne News. A young gentleman named Gau jot wai here from Huntington Wed nesday soliciting funds with which to^have the road between the Ceredo and Cabell lines scraped. It is said the local autoists contributed quite liberally to the proposition. Messrs. K. S. Sansom, C. M. Fraley and H. W. Thompson, mem bers of the county court, and S. F Hoard, J. WT. Rife, Jos. S. Miller and P. D. Plyinale, special com mitteemen, were locating the pro posed road from the Cabell line to the Ceredo corporation last Satur day. The court has the various routes under advisement. State Road Eugineer 1). E. Will lams wa in consultation with the court and committee relative to the rente. James Swanson of Docks creek made tbi- office a pleasant call last Wedne-day. It will be remembered that Mr. Swanson lost his house and contents on a cold December morning about two yoars ago, at which time members ot his family came very near losing their lives. We are pleased to state that Mr. Swanson rebuilt on the old site and is again happy, although there were many articles consumed that time and money cannot replace. He bad been forty-five year* collecting his treasure* and the los* of them i* •till felt by this aged soldier. —-- - - , Birth Announcements. We have something new in the line of birth announcements at the Advance Stationery Store. When the stork visit* yonr home you want your friends to know it, don’t you? The announcements, partially printed, are cheap. tf. Bargain Sale of Old Newspapers. Beginning Friday morn ing, March 19, we will in augurate a Bargain Sale of Old Newspapers. These papers are tied up in bun dles of about 50 papers to the bundle and are suit able for putting under carpets and other house cleaning purposes. While they last the Advance pro poses to dispose of them at a Bargain Sale Price of Three Bundles for 10c Home of P. D. Plymale Damaged by Fire. The home of P. I>. Plvmale, two miles south-west of Dunleith, was damaged by fire about eight-thirty o’clock Sunday eve.nug. The family were at home at the time and when the tire was discovered the Himes nad gained considerable headway A general ala>m was given over the telephone and neighbors soon re sponded Buckets were use 1 and the men, wosieii and children kept the fl inies confiend to the r >of. The damage from tire and water is ee timated at $150. I'he property is insured with the McDougal agency The dw* Hug is valu>d at over two thousand dollars and had not the tire been discovered at the • ime • the entire structure and all it contained would have been de stroyed. It is supposed the tire originated from a spark from the chimney. -^ . i Ladies* Aid Society To Give “Letter” Social. The following unique invitation issued by the Ladies’ Aid society of the M. k. church, is self.explanato ry: What’s in a name? Some people say There's nothing in a name; and yet — I do insist all Haim's contain Some letters of the alphabet. Think how much your name is worth— Is not each letter worth two cents? And should yon bring un that amount It would not bo a great exjiense. At the home of Mrs. WadeH. Brown We’d prize the value of your name On our list of guests from all the town. Enjoyment royal, pleasure rare, If you but come, will be your share. (Ceredo, Friday evening, March 26, li»15.) Prominent Couple to Wed on the Morrow. On Thursday afternoon Rev. B. S. Akers will pronounce tbe words that will unite Mr. Lawrence Fred Cox and Miss Fannie Kate Carter for life. Mr. Cox and Mian Carter are two of Ctredo’s prominent young people and we bespeak for them a bright future. The bride to-be is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. II. Carter and is possessed of many talents. Mr. Cox is a too of Mr. and Mrs. J. 11. Cox and holds a lucrative po sition with the golvay Coke com pany at Clyffeside. Following the wedding they will leave for various points in Ohio, and upon thtir return will tempor arily reside with Mr. and Mrs. Car ter on West First street. Striving to Make the Infirmary Self-Supporting. The oountv court is striving to make the infiim try self-sustaining. Last week the court sold a cau ot lard aud 20 hue hams of meat. They kept au ample supply on hand for the remaiuder of the year. The new county ageut will make the county farm a demonstration farm introducing latest ideas aud most improved methods. This will help to build up the farm very nicely. The new building will be completed by July 1. — Wayne News. Recommends Gbamberlain’s Gouuh Remedu. ‘•I take pleasure in recommending Chamberlain's Cough Remedy to my customers because I have confidence in it. I fiad that they are pleased with it and call for it when again in need of such a medicine,” writes J. W. Sexson, MontevaJlo, Mo For sale by all dea ers. adr. Many Wooden Hens Being Set in Ceredo. Judging from all reports Ceredo people will not have to go chicken hungry this year. There are a num ber of incubators in town and tbe wooden hens have been loaded to their capacity. It is anticipated that about two thousand chicks will he brought into the world by the new-fangled mothers this season. Those who have tried hatching by the incubator process claim i*. is much easier than the other way, as tbe women folk can leave home without fear of the old ben desert ing her nest. For Sale. Lot. No. 23 and west half of Lot No. 24, between 16th and 17th Sts. and north side of Chestnut street in Kenovr, W. Va. For particulars •ee J. Miller Jackson, agent, at the First National Bank, Kenova, W Va., or 11. S. Jackson, Wayne, W. | Va. 3mar4wbp adv. Born To Mr. Mm. O. C. Legg, March 13, 1915, a eon. Italy may conclude that after all war ia a riot that has broken over geographical boundaries. Neutrality may require moral courage to as great an extent as war may require physical oourage. SUGAR MARKS YOU GROW. Americans and Britons . Increasing In Height and Weight. English and American girls Just reaching womanhood, and the next generation In Its early teens, are un usually tall, standing a head or more above their mothers. This has been remarked on over and over agutn, and has been the subject of learned disquisitions. Yet no gen erally accepted cause for the fact has been given up to this tln\e. Now comes a London physician of note and says that it Is simply a case of lengthened sweetness. By “sweetness" In this particular casu the nature of the young ladles la not referred to, but their diet. In fact, statistics of recent years show that Americans nnd Britons of both sexes are increasing in height nnd weight.^ Why? The physician re ferred to says It is sugar. Great Britains nnd Americans are the sugar eating nations of the world Riid have quadrupled their saccha rine consumption In the last score of years. This Is now the best explanation of an accepted fact, and It will have to stand until a better one comes along.—London Tit-Bits. Spotting Smokeless Powder. German military authorities are experimenting with a device by which the location of troops using smokeless powder may be easily dis covered. By this device It Is pro posed to survey the landscape through pale red glasses. The flash of smokeless powder appears strong In red light, while ordinary objects are dimmed. By furnishing field glasses with the device In question, which L provided with screens of the . roper tint, the position of conceal ed marksmen can be detected.— Washington Herald. Girls Allowance*. Parents should give their girls an allowance, however small, from their earliest years. To learn economy It Is necessary to spend, and how can one spend what one has not got? Keeping accounts is an admirable practice, though the great Dr. John son Bcoffed at It. You won’t eat less beef to-day,” he said, "because you have written down what It cost you yeBterdcy.”—Lady Violet Gre vllle In Black and White. Women Detectives. In Pajrls, shoplifting has become a fine art, consequently watching has had to become a fine art also, and •the Parisian shopkeepers are finding that It pays them to employ proper women detectives to watch their Btock, so now every house of Import ance has Its own woman detective.— Woman's Life. An Ancient Robe. The robe which John Wesley wore when he was christened over 200 years ago Ib now the property of Miss Emily Pashlcy of Worksop, FIngland, It having come to her from her grandfathei at whose house Wesley lived for a time when but an Infant. An CniiMjal Happening. A mill at Great Barrington, Mass., was shut down In a most unusual manner a few weeks ago, when wa ter bugs, crowding Into the space around th»? engine stop push button, produced a short circuit and the con sequent stoppage. The Christian Brothers. The Christian Brothers, a religious congregation of the Catholic Church, founded In 1680 in France. Is build ing a large business college at Port land, Ore., an entire city block hav ing been purchased for the school and a large playground. Canada's Fuel Supply. A serious problem for the people of Canada to solve Is the fuel sup ply of the future. No coal of any kind has ever been discovered In On tario. In the older part of the prov ince the timber 1b practically ex hausted. Talk a Mile. The conditions of the Arctic at mosphere are so favorable for the transmission of sound that It Is pos sible for two persons to converse through a mile of space. Coloring Brass. A color resembling pewter may be given to brass by boiling the casting In a cream of tartar solution con taining a small amount of chloride of tin. Firemen In the Metropolis. There are more firemen killed and Injured In the performance of their duties in New York City than In any other city in the world. fx»ng Lived Hwaa, Among the birds the swan lives to be the oldest, In extreme cases reach | Ing 300 years. The falcon has been known to live over 162 years. The Hawed Off. Laplanders are the shortest peo ple In Europe, the men averaging! * feet. 11 Inches, the women 4 feet 9 Inches. The Bristol to Padd!r gton (Eng land) express covers 118 Mi miles In two hours. Glass telephone poles reinforced by wire are being used In some parts of Oermany. I i \ WALTER |ORATE [gUlCK DELIVERY] JOHN ORATE ORATE BROS. DEALERS IN GROCERIES Provisions and Notions •All goods are fresh and of the best quality. Bank Building, [m-irK delivery j Ceredo, W. Va. ! 1 Jos. S. Miller, Pres. B. W. Footer, V. Pres. J. Mii.ler JACKsoK.Catt’r i _____________________ WE KEEP | Without charge. We furnish you pass YOUR BOOKS ( »nd check book*. Our experienced ao oountant* keep an accurate record of every penny you deposit, withdraw or check out, and render an accounting to you when ever you wish it. We provide burglar-proof aafea amt every other safeguard for your money. Conscientiou* service here coats you not one cent. Can you afford not to have an account with this safe bank? Come in and talk it over today. THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF KENOVA.W.YA. | HU.' VIW1TVD | —■■■■ -■■■ --: . ' Don’t You Need a Sectional Book Case? If so, we can supply you with the very best —built right, with doors that won’t bind, and in a finish that is durable and pretty. OUR ASSORTMENT IS FIRST-CLASS. We have them in a sufficient variety of finishes to match in color scheme, and would like to have the opportunity of showing you our line. J. ('. CARTER & CO. Complete Home Ontflttera. Undertakers and Kmbalmeni. ••mUftil™ HUNTINGTON rSE8!TK,OK ' -s Wood’s Productive Seed Corns. We offer all the best prize-win ning and profit-making varieties. The high price at which corn Is selling should encourage increased acreage and the planting of Im proved varieties of seed corn every where. Wood’s Descriptive Catalog gives full descriptions and informa tion about all the best and most im proved varieties, telling what to plant to make largest and most profitable crops. We are also headquarters for Millets, Sorghums, Cow Peas, Soja Beans, Sudan & Rhodes Crass, and all Seasonable Seeds. Write for Catalog and prices of any seeds required. T. W. WOOD O SONS, SEEDSMEN, - Richmond, Va. Kenova Lots Those desiring to pur chase two nicely located lots in Kenova should in quire at this office. The lots front on the north side of Poplar street and each U 25xl4o feet. These lots are offered at a reasonable price. I In Loving Remembrance Of oar little darling, Lillian Estella letter. Born April 4, 19)4; died March 9, 19)5. She is gone hut not forever; w* shall meet her on that beautiful shore where parting and death oan never oome. Oh! how the angeln are rejoicing over the presence of the little one. Let us he faithful until the end and meet them on* and all around that great whit* throne. Sleep on in thy beauty, Tnou sweet angel child, By sarrow unhlighted, By sin /6ndetiled. Like a dove to the ark Thou bast flown to thy rest, From the wild tea of strife, To the borne of the hirst. From a Mothkr. Tiib cases of the steamer, I>40iar Harry Thaw, Lieut. Becker and William Barnes vs. Theodore Koosevelt were all undecided at tho hour of going to presa. Patriotic Americans are now actively engaged in not jogging tb* president’s elbow. He is busy with delicate tasks. C. V. DODGE — Painter, Paper Hanger and Decorator. All Work Guaranteed. Ceredo, West Va. KENTUCKY NATIONAL BANK OATLBJTTSBTJBOi KBKTtTCKY. CAPITAL - 075,000.00 OFFICBBS: G. W. Gunnell, Pro*. Charter Rurrkll, V. Pros. KrnertMeek, CaRhier. *nona - DIRECTOBB! Char. RurrAll l A. Mimr L Ernebt Meek , John RubrEll | G. W. Gunnell We are in a poeitlon to look af ter Wayne oonnty onutomem with care and diepatob too Are invited to Open Ad Accoont in Person or by Moil,