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" ' --■ ■■ • " _____ SwwTOonniwcMTomoom VOLUME XXX ____ Devoted to Homo IntereMtA. Local and General News. _ CKUKIK), WAVNK CO., w. VAWEDNESDAY. SEPTEMBER 1, 1915 _ ———0 NUMBER 40 THREE KILLED ^Vhen a Jealous Negro Ex plodes a Quantity of Dynamite. _ • victims of a jealous man’s rage, three negroes are dead and twelve others are more or loss severely in. jured in the Portsmouth hospitals, as the result of an explosion of 15 sticks of dynamite under one of the construction camp houses of the C. A O. near Portsmouth, at midnight Saturday. Kid Walker, a Virginia negro who insists that he is innocent of the horrible crime, the blacken in the annals of Scioto county, i* being held for the wholesale mur der anti his paramour Alice Jackson is being held as important witnesses in the case. Walker and the Jackson woman came to the camp a month ago and after some days an acquaintance be tween Ross and the Jackson woman was renewed which soon became al together to intimate to please Walker •who threatened to “get’' Koss. Saturday was pay day and the night was being spent in drinking and gam bling when shortly after midnight a tenitic explosion shook the earth for miles around and completely de molished the bouse in which Ross and fourteen others were staying, several rooms of the shack being re. duced to kindling wood and few pieces larger than splinters were found. Just what havoc was wrought by the explosion i* best cxampled by the fact that J. 11. Smith, one of those but slightly injured, landed in the top of a cherry tree and had to be helped down to the earth. Legs and arms with huge bits of flesh were found scattered uear the scene and the hole where the dynamite was planted looked like the crater of a small volcano. W. B. Perkins of Charlotte, W. Va., for whom the men were work ing, estimated the amount of explo sive used and stated that it had been brought to the camp to aid in the excavations and was kept fully 100 yards from the camp so that there was no possibility of any of if being in the shack of the employees.— Ironlon Register. Aug 24. Every home Needs a Faiihtul Gouoh and Gold Remedy. When seasons change aud oolds ap pear—when you first detect a cold after sitting next to one who has sneezed, then it is that a tried and tested remedy should be faithfully used “I never wrote a testimonial before, but i know Cwdnvely that for inyself and family,< r. King’s New t^iscovery is the best cough remedy we ever used and we have tried them all " 6(X: and #1.00. adv. A wise woman :s never ‘passe.* Hhe crosses the bridge spanning youth and age with firm step and smiling lips. A fool holts pleasure, then complains of moral indigestion. ^ Keep your servants in good humor, if you can, but keep your servants. Take care of the luxuries and the ne cessities will take care of themselves. I). S. to'PROTEST Uncle Sam to Send Note of Protest to Great Britain. Washington, Aug. 23—The American uote to (treat Britain on interference with neutral trade will he redrafted heonuee of the British order makingcottoncontra* band. The new note, it is under stood, will lodge a protest against tha placing of cotfoucn thocontre tain! list and a lengthy diplomatic exchange probably will follow. It is considered likely by some offi cials here that the d’spute will ev* actually end by arbitration UNION LABOR WON VICTORY Judge Dismissed Petition to Dissolve Building Trades Council. Portsinoth, O., August 24.—Or ganized labor woo a victory today in the local common plea* court when Judge J. W. Tar bell, of George town, in an oral opinion dismissed the petition of tbe local Master Plumbers association to dissolve the Building Trade council of this ciiy and permanently enjoin the members from interfering iu any *ay with the plaintiffs. Every point at issue was decided against the plaintiffs, the eouit hold ing that tbe working agreement be tween the two organizations was not unfair to the plaintiffs since they bad ratified it knowing its provision; that tbe alleged unlawful acts of the defendants did not constitute in timidation or coercion; that labor, ing men have a i ight to organize into unions, and these unions to affiliate with a central labor body and that employer* had tbe right to hire and discharge without teason and that employes to work or quit without cau-e, so long as neither of them is bound by contract. The suit giew out of the unsuc ce-sful attempt last April of the master plumbers association to in duce journeymen to modify certain provisions of the working agreement which still had I wo years to run. ft Wonderful ftmlseDtic Germs and infection aggravate ail ments and retard healing. Stop that in fection at once. Kill the germs and get rid of the poisons. For this purpose a single application of Sloan’s Liniment not only kills the pain but destroys the germs. Th a neutralizes infection and gives nature assistance by overcoming (ongestiou and giv^s a chance for the free and normal flow of the blood. Sloan’s Liniment is au emergency doc tor and should be kept constantly on hand. 2oc, 50c. The $1.00 size contains six times as much as the 25c. ndv. No Like-a da Turk. Woburn, Mass., Aug. 25 —A strike based on racial autipa thies was called at a loca' tannery. One hundred and fifty Greek and Italian laborers employed by the American Hide and Leather Com pany walked out rather than work with Turks. Somnolence In society is a crime ; bet ter chatter like a magpie than blink like an owl. REFUSES TO SELL Goods to the City of At lanta Until State Pun ishes Lynchers. Atlanta, Ga., Aug. 24. —A Boa ton firm which for the paat two yeara bus furnished the city of At lanta with caulking yard and tools, has refused to have further dealing with municipal anthontros until action is taken m connection with the lynching of Leo M. Frank according to W. E. Chambers, oity purchasing agent. Mr. Chambers today made pub lie the following letter received from the cencern: ‘‘Answering your letter of the seventeenth, we do not care to quote prices on caulking, and we do not wiah to solicit further any of the business of the | city of Atlanta until the state of Georgia baa taken offioial aotion looking to the apprehension and punishment of those men who murdered Leo M. Frank.” The communication waa signed by the president of tba company. i YOUNG GERMAN i — Had Photographs of Amer , ican Forts in His Pos session; Arrested. ^ ishington. August 25 —Gustav Kopsoh, a young German employed as an instrument maker by the Car. neg e institution here, was arrested tonight by agents of the department of justice charged with violating the federal law for protection of tLe national defense by making pictures of military reservations. He was held in 15.000 bail and will be sent to Norfolk for trial in the United States district court there. According to the officers Kopsch had in his possession photographs of the fortifications aud guns at fortress Monroe and of the reserva tion at Cape llenry, V irginia, where the government is planning extensive works to defend the eotranoe to Chesapeake Bay. / Kopsch returned to Washington last Kiiday after a vacation of about 20 days. He bad been under sur veillance during the latter pari of the time, his presence with a camera about Fortress Monroe, where he is said to have asked many questions, having attracted attention. A Bruce Hailuski, chief of the bureau of investigation of the department of justice, took personal charge of the case and after an inquiry order* ed t be a' rest. When arrested the prisoner is said to have made no attempt to de ny taking the pictures, but insisted that a drunken sentiy at Fortress Monroe gave him permission to use his camera there. He offend no explanation of his purpose in making the photograph". Kopsch is v47 years old, and has been iri the United S ates two or three years. His parents are said to live tn Germany. According to the government’s information, he served in the Ger man army and at the outbreak of the war reported to the German consul at Baltimore to lenirn home for duty. His service was not ac cepted, it i-t said, because there was no way of getting reserves to Ger many. Bllioubnebb and Constipation. It is oerteinly surpiising that any wo man will enrlnre the miserable feelings eansed by biliousness and constipation, when relief is so easily hart and uf so lit tle expense. Mrs. Ghas. reck, (bites, N. Y., writes: “About a year ago 1 used wo bottles of Chamtierlnin’s Tab lets and they c.ered me of biliousness and constipation.” Obtainable everywhere. WHEN IN HUNTINGTON 5EE A GOOD VAUDEVILLE SHOW AT THE mm \0~20'2*b& MATINEE WED8,5AT. 2.30 IO~ 15 cp. GET THE HABIT. TO PAY PENALTY Fourteen-Year-Old Boy to Hang ’Way Down in Georgia. Jackson, Ga., Aug. 23. — Joe Persons, a 14-year-old negro boy, bae been oonvioi^d of orimioelly assaulting an eight year-old white girl and has b*en seutenoed to be hsuged on September 24. He is the youngest prisoner seutenoed to be hanged in this state. To the, Public. “I feel that. I owe the manufacturers of Chamberlain s Colic, Cholera aud Diarrhoea Remedy a word of gratitude, ' writes Mrs T N. Witherall, (Jowsnda. NY. “When l begun taking this med icine I was in great pain and feoliug terribly sick, due to an uttack of sum mer complaint. After taking u dose of it I had not long to wait fer relief as it benefited me almost immediately.” Ob tainable every whom. udv. Season Opens Sept. 16. Halmgton, Aug. 26.— Through a typographical error in the game lawn many people have been informed that the open season for squirrels begins Sept. 15. This is wrong and the correct open s°a* sou is from September 1ft until December 1, saye J. A. Viqueaney, state game warden. The last date ip the begining of theclosed season, ao one can hunt ou September 1ft, but not ou the first day of De. cember. West Virginian Honored. Concord, N. H., Aug. 25. —Tbos. J. Edwards of Montgomery, W. V a., was elected supreme councilor of the Order of United American Mechanics at the session of the na* tional council held here tonight. Other officers dboaen were: Protector, 11 C. Callihan, Cam bridge, Ohm. Doorkeeper, D. P. Einkinbinder, Plainfield, N. J. Secretary, H. O. Holstein, Har risburg, Pa. Treasurer, .1. H. Shinn, Hadden burg, N. .1. The Next Best Thing to the Pine Prrebt tor Golds Is— Dr. Bell’s Pine-Tar-Honey which goes to the very root of cold troubles It clears the throat and gives relief from that clogged and staffed feeling. The pines have ever been the friend of man in driving away colds. Moreover, the pine-honey qualities are peculiarly ef fective in fighting children’s colds. Re member that a cold broken at the start greatly removes the possibility of com plications. 85c. adv. Between a bubbling friend and a st ent foe there 1* small choice. Society is rom|»>*e«t of two olaem-tc the forgetting and the forgot, and it some times happens that chance orders them to change places. The reason the incendiary became a con vict, Was on account of making light of things ■■ - — —— Mut and Jeff Cutting Up Again. ♦•What did Mutt and Jeff do to dav?”i* again the daily question; quite a- common as ’‘What is new in the w;ir?" And a good laugh al wots goes with Matt and Jeff, These greatest, fun makers are j ag'iin cut ing up their comical capers in I be Pittsburg Gazette Times. I h» y ire a scream, of course, for there never was another so comical a eomm 'is “Bud" Fisher makes of I these creatures of his hrain and pen. Mutt and Jeff are human, they are irresistible iA their appeal. In I he Gazette Times they arc another lug feature added to the big things ’that eh traderi/.e Pittsburgh’s One P.ig Newspaper. “Bud" Fisher’s Mutt and Jeff hurnor is always fresh. Von never have to hunt foT the laugh. You are never shonked. Mutt and Jeff are the One Big Daily Comic. That’s why they are in the Pittsburgh Gazette Times. K. OF P.’S WILL NOT ERECT HOME For the Present at Least, Try the Mothers’ Plan. At the annual session of the K. of P. grand lodge held at Charles Town last week the question of ereoting a Pythian home was dropped when it decided to use the interests on the funds raised for that purpose toward assisting the widows and orphans of deceased members. If this plan does not prove satisfactory the prin cipal will be in tact and a home can bo built. Huntington was selected as the next meeting place. Officers elected were: Grand chancellor, O. W. West, Auburn. Vice-ohanoellor, William G. Brown, Kingwood. Prelate, Thomas R. Dille, Mor. gantown. Graud master at arms, James W. Kohinson, Clarksburg. Grand master of exchequer, W. W. liOng, Keyser. Grand inner guard, B. W. Bush, Huntington. Grand outer guard, W. B. Cut right, Buckbannon. Clayton L. Haines of Charles Town, trustee. O. C. Will, of Clarksburg, mem. her of the Pythian homo board. O. J. Kife, of Wayne, and T. A. Null of Huntington, wore reelected mem of the Pythian home board. The Pythian Sisters elected the following officer*: Pastgrand chief, Mr*. Elizabeth Hart, McMechen. Grand chief, Mrs. Mary K. George, Morgantown. Grand senior chief, Mr*. Emma McKim, Parkersburg. Grand junior chief, Mrs. Sadie Guinn, Clarksburg. Grand manager, Mrs Grace Orr, Montgomery. Grand mistress of finance, Mrs. Ella Eierbaugn, Charleston. Grand M. of K. and C., Mrs. Dora Trimmer, Huntington. Grand proteotor, Mrs. Alioe K. Miller, Fairmont. Grand guard, Mrs. Ida Kiddle, Salem. Supreme representative, Mr*. Sal lie Lowry, Martinsburg. Alternate, Mrs. Helen Moore, Parkersburg IJMten. We do not know of any one who is more independent these time* than the farmer. Have yon Keno va property you desire to exchange for a farm near town? If so, see T.T.MoDongal, Ceredo, W. Va. tf —— - -- ■■ — — — SENDS REGRETS Germany Would Tender Slncerest Sympathies to Uncle Sam. New York, Aug.24.—If it was due to the action of a German submarine that American oitizene lost their lives in the torpedoing of the steamship Arabic, such ac tion was contrary to the intent* of theGermangovernment, accord ing to official advices received to day by the German ambassador from Berlin and telegraphed by him to Washington. It was also said in the com mu nication that the German govern* ! ment deeply regrets such a loss of life and would tender the sincer* est sympathies to the American government. INVASION FEARED Mexicans Are Reported to be Preparing to Cross the Border. Kl Paso, Texas, Aug., 25.—Fol lowing the rumor that a large body cf Mexican weie preparing to oroaa the border, troops of the Sixth aud Sixteenth Infantry were recalled hurriedly from temporary leaves of abn°noe in the city today aud ordered to report immediately at Fort Bliss. A special guard was statioued at the oity polioe station. General Hugh L. Scott, chief of staff, General John Perehiug, Brigade Commander here, and George C. Carothers, special agent of the state department in Mwxi* oo, went into conference at a local hotel a few minutes after the order was issued and refused to make statements. health and happiness Depend Upon Your Liver. That sluggish liver with it sluggish flow of bile is what makes the world look so dark at times. Dr. King’s Now Life Pills go straight to the root of the diffi culty by wnkiiiL' up the actiou of the liver and inureasiug the bile. Dr. Kiug’s New Life Pills cause the bowels to act more freely and drive away those “moody days.” 26c a bottle. adv. Will Last Five Years. Cambridge, Aug. 25 — Dr. HM-* ward H. Nichols, head of the Har vard surgical unit in France, who returned from thorn yesterday, thinks that the United States should join the allied forces; also that the war will probally last at least five years longer. He says: “I think the United States should get into the world war, at least to the extent of sending some ships over and supplying the allien wi»h arms and ammunition.” He believes the allies will win and the war may last five years longer, and will not end until the Dardanelles are foroed, in his opinion. Please Renew. We would he pleased to have all of the several hundred subscribers to this paper whose names were placed on our mailing list during the contest last year, renew and shall continue to send the paper to all such unless they notify us not to send it. We really oannot tell the contest subscribers from the others on the list. If you do not want the paper longer and your time is up, p’ease drop us a card and tell us to stop it. 11 you do want it longer (and we hope you do) send along the necessary amount, 50 cents or 11.00 and we wiil promptly send you a receipt, with thank*. If you are an Last Lynn subscriber you can pay the amount to C. W, Os burn, who is authorized to colleot for us. The forger got luto the penitentiary by hi* great desire of making a name for himself. — ♦ The burglar got into prison by taking advantage of an openiug in some mer* oantHe establishment. That person who can shock society haa the world before him. To abuse it, one needs only be clever, but to shock it require* geulus, JACK THE SNIPPER Is Cutting Off Young La* dies’ Tresses at Wheel* ing Town, Wheeling, Aug. 23.-Local polio* are searching for the mysterious “Jack the Rnipper" who has creat ed terror in the Kant Knd by cut ting off (he tresses of a^young woman. The mysterious man baa caught a number of women, held them in his grasp and snipped oft their tresses.