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g?=»The Wheeling Intelligencer Mas the Largest Morning Newspaper Circulation tn the State of Mfest Virgin* 1 THE WEATHER | WL/ I ft ft> WL s ft/A laaw ar Rain and Caldar Wadnaadayj yW Thwcaday Fair. • yy iCi _, 1 VOLUME LX, NO. 173 _WHEELING. W. VA.. WEDNESDAY.. MARCH 13. 1912. PRICE TWO CENTS "I Gel More Cussing for These, Two Sermons Than AnyJ^feaeli” SUNDAY STATED ST EVENING la Amounting His Subject, “Book, or. Get on the *: Water W agon.” . AMUSEMENTS SERMON NEXT FRIDAY EVENING UtemUnce Was Held Down Yes terday by the Inclement Weather. ■ With s steady, cold, drtxxling rain falling throughout the afternoon and evening, making the streets In the vicinity of the tabernacle a sea of mud. but a few thousand! of the faith ful ventured forth to attend yester day'a services. Considering the In clement weather conditions, the at tendance at the services was very gratifying to Mr. Sunday, and be paid a tribute to the men and women for venturing forth to worship (tod under auch conditions. With the rain drops playing a tatoo on the roof of the tabernacle. It was necessary for Mr. Sunday to exert himself to be heard, and in the evening he was forced to bring h's sermon to a sudden end be cause of near exhaustion. His afternoon sermon was on the failure of "people to aid sinners to come to Christ, while in the evening he Jumped with both feet on the pro fessed Christians who do not seek Principal in Atlanta, Ca. Shooting and he held the congregation In hi* grasp Despite the fact that the taber nacle was Just about two-thirds filled during the evening. Ill “hi: the saw dust trail." and practically all were men and women, but few children at tending. WALKS NEAR TABERNACLE IN VERY BAD CONDITION. The aidewalka leading to the taber nacle on the South Side are In very had condition. Many of the bricks have been taken out. and the water running down the pavement resembles a mill race. Ashes were thrown near the tabernacle, but despite this fact the hundreds that attended were forced to wade in mud and water In place* almost ahoetop deep. Roth the Wheeling Traction com pany and the nty A Elm Grove lines had extra cars at the tabernacle after the services, and those attending were net compelled to stand out in the rain to wait on cars. POLLOCK STOGIE FACTORY WAS WELL REPRESENTED. Delegations from the Pollack Stogie factory, the Steinmetz bo* factory, the Marsh company and the Neuralgyllne • ompany attended the evening service The Pollack representation was one —If not the largest —that has attend ed any ef the meet Inga from a single Industry Fully JOO stogie makers and other employes of this concern were present when Mr Kodeheaver asked them to stand. The rongrega lion gate them an ovation Kverr man and girl wore a red flower, and they made an Impressive picture The o'hgr factories were also cheered as Mrs. Eugene Grace, who is the center of the Atlanta, Georgia, ahoot ; Ing mystery. Mrs. Grace is being held by the police on the charge of the alleged shooting of her husband, who accused his wife of wounding him I while asleep. Mrs. Grace comes from Philadelphia, Pa. Wide Awake Merchants— j Have Bargains for You ' Monday and Tuesday Business Indicates Splendid Results for Biff Co operating Fare Refunding Sale — Put* Wheeling on the Business Map—Where to Go to Secure These Bargains. ' That the people are interested in the great co-operative fare refund sal* is manifested by the rails that are pouring Into Tlie Intelligencer office from all sections of hastem Ohio. Weft Virginia and Western Pennsylvania. Never were the people more satisfied with the way they are being treat ed by the merrhatrs Kvery shopper Is carrving the glad news home. Th« Intelligencer Is being railed up from Fairmont, and indeed as far away at Grafton. l>y shoppers inquiring if fares are refunded at auch distances. Fot the benefit of those who have not consulted the list, we call attention to tb« i fact that both tostm are named, and If the amount of sales justify It tht j merchants will certainly Include any other town not mentioned. I to not hesitate, but come right along: there are no merchant* on sarti more liberal than those in Wheeling, and no one can afford to lose th* grea bargain opportunities tbs* are now being offered. The wideawake shopper is taking advantage of the great sacrifices tbs are lieing mad*- kll should remember, even with their bargains, to ask foi he tare refund slips Tbewe slip* mean that you are entitled to your far* j to wtiee Ing ard ba« k again, according to the schedule. Merchants refund SREAK ON AMUSEMENTS ON FRIDAY EVENING Ret Mr Sunday, la making the announcement* niru the evening, -aid ’h»' nn Friday evening he ooutd •Teak nn amuaetaenla. and nm Sunday afternoon to men only on "Home or <»et On the Water Wagon " “I get more - uaslttg out of *be-e> too lemma than ail the other* I nreot h They are »ir* one* Ptoyi* •ay. Wht don t you toodtfy yoor ton «“**• »*d neon'* non t get omd* We« * her I mod If. or 'ooguage I mUI toe • the ntotfono too 'an yo*' •*** ft*a* ’ »a* the «- moat* at M* Faa nak fi -be naao'aoce • »e tnkyrt* I i I I i ’ tore than *he m ta • o> are »-i* rFft »l Wltft’Dn FOR ■nniTIFiai. tidCK trioa •M *> m — . mr -— ar JURY TO DECIDE BEEF TRUST CASE * •%» > * I_ Fortune Smiles on Poor Widow wfnm nf mx ?nr* Nf JK n> AN «XT IWI to *«WW» «T to«). 4.a rtTTMrt IMI • • Wra taa ■ »a aanp a »■—i a a*« -a.>4 •*• haa taa> a »■ a» ia< a* »?• a H • r* a^a af Iwkaai aa n as • ■a <«»««>■* ■ 1 a aa«« «IIraw 'W War M 4a. a a# *%. • aar a «*• Was W - * SaMaat WS •••• -far* a«* War a•> saf r* Action Deferred on the La Belle-Phillips Merger Proposition Considered by Directors of Company at Held at Port Pitt Hotel. Pittsburgh—Another Meeting to Be Held Soon, When Matter WUl B? Finally Settled. - d. No action was taken by ths dlrec | tors of La Bells Iron Works on tbs proposition for a merger with Uie Phillips Sheet and Tin Plate Com pany, at the meeting held yesterday at the Fort Pitt Hotel. Pittsburgh, ac cording to statements of the directors of the local concern, who returned home over the Pau Handle at lu o'clock last night. , After the meeting. Secretary Westfall also gave out the statement that nothing had been done except to consider the proposition. Directors Rstksnt. When seen by a reporter of the In telligencer last evening. La Belie direc tors refused to make any statements as to the details of the proposition. They stated, however, that another meeting will be held in the near fu ture when the matter will come up I ! for final action. From the fact that! nearly the entire afternoon was taken up with the meeting. It Is evident that the proposition was thoroughly dis cussed. Aside from the representatives of I the Phillips Company, the full dlrwc i to rate of LaBelle was present as fol , lows: Isaac M. Scott, president. 8teu benvllle; A. P. Woodward, Birming ham. Alabama; J. J. Holloway, hid ward Hazlett. A. 8. List. W. H. Hearns and H. C. Franz helm. all of Wheeling; D. J. Sinclair and W’. D. Crawford, of Steubenville; George Greer and W. 8. Felts, of New Castle. Pa., and H. O. Westfall, the secretary, of Steuben ville. The capitalisation of the Phillips Company $2,700.000 and that of La Belle $10,000,000. "NOT GUILTYIS PLEA OF ACCUSED UNION MEN - I 1 46 ARE ARRAIGNED ON CONSPIRACY CHARGE | Indianapolis Judge Overrules De fense’s Motion to (Joash the Proceedings. Indications Are That Cases Mill He Consolidated for Trial October First. INDIANAPOLIS. Ind.. March 12.— “Not guilty” waa the plea of forty-six men arraigned this afternoon in fed eral court here on Indictments charg ing complicity in the alleged con spiracy unlawfully to transport dyna . mire from state to state. Judge A. U. Anderson overruled all demurrers of the defense but granted thirty days for1 the filing of exceptions to his rul ing. A motion to consolidate the cases, made by United Statea District At torney Charles W. Miller, was sus talncd, but the court consented to h#ar attorneys ror’lhe defense tomor row if they decide to petition for sep arate trials. The court instructed that the de fendants appear when presentation of the matter is made. The trial was set for October 1. When Judge Anderson announced he would overrule the demurrers to the thirty-four indictments, he turned to the defendants, for whom seats had been arranged In tiers, and said: ■•Gentlemen, do you know the nature j of the charges against you?” i "We do." came In a heavy chorus. Plead Not Guilty. i Then, one by one. the Indicted men. present or former labor union officials , ‘ from many sections of the country, and headed by Prank M. Ryan, presi dent of the International Association of Bridge and Structural Iron Work ers. arose as their names were railed by the clerk, and responded "Not VIRGINIA NAMES TAFT DELEGATES PRESIDENT ENDORSED AT STATE CONVENTION Twenty-four Delegates Go to Chi cago Explicitly Instructed for Mr. Taft. —|__ I WOMAN TO MANAGE TAFT HEADQUARTERS — ' ST. PAUL*. Minn., March 12. | —MIrr Elolae L. Catlhan. who ■ la raid to be the only woman ' In the State or Minnesota who I knows practical politlca, after | 4 wtorw than -ten - years' retire ' ment from actlre politlca. to 1 day took charge of the local Taft headquarter*. i * b—=—! ROANOKE. Va.. March 12.—Four delegatea-at-large Instructed to vote for the renominatlon of Preeldent Taft were named late tonight, by the Vir ginia Republican State Convention. Thla action put* Into the Taft col umn the entire Virginia delegation of 2 4 votea In the Chicago convetnlon. Only the two delegates from the Third district are unlnstructed The In structions of the delegates at large prescribe that the votea ahall be cast for Mr. Taft on every ballot. A mo tion to strike out the Instruction* for Prealdent Taft waa debated at length Every motion of Theodore Roosevelt a name produced an outburst of cheer lng During speeches in favor of In structions. the name of Taft waa equally cheered. Attack* from many quarter* were mad* upon the Indictment* charging ; the defendant* with aiding and abet •log Ortle Mr Manic*! *n<l John J and Janie* B McNamara In the transports 1 'loo of dynamite on passenger train* with being principal* with MrManlgal and the MrNamare* In the Illegal act* and with ha. lag c-m*pieed to violate i the statute* prohibiting *ucb 'ranapor la* In* Thai >he mat.ite of limitation* had m* »galn*t the rf*M* of maaplrao alleged and that the Indie-meet* did aof seer < tola'ton of law bee*.me ft w** awt net oat the defendsm* had miataheled paehage* or eaphmtrea t TAET GETS TWO DELEGATES IN CAROLINA. GRKBVWOOtfc A C. Marrh IJ — Thlnl diarrtrt dairaalra to tba Ra p'lbiiraa national ronrantioa at On ra«of naatad todar arr R. R Tnl bar* Jr and Krttaar Y. t orbrmna |a ati-x-tad for Taft ▼ART DECLARES AGAINST EERSONALITIBS *N EIGHT WASmWITWI. It C Marrh It — ' Aftar a r—far-nra toda, sortlrtpa tad » b» Eraatdaa' Taft. Aaoator * rmm» ad Maaanrhoaa»f DHartar MrRmiao of tba Taft 'Uttar bo Nptao R bar— kani tbo/bawwaf ♦ar tba i'laaarr tod ad tba Taft bo "M ooWd not todotva in _ _ I «•* delegates eor senator f: MRS RELEGATES ARE NOT •'TEN ANT 'NETNVCT.ONG 4 JUDGE DAYTON WILL i APPOINT CO-RECEIVER ■" ■ 1 PACKET SINKS St*am«r Ford City, Hits Snag in Tho Monongahela River, Going To Bottom. Special Dispatch to the Intelligencer. FAIRMONT. W. Va.. March 12.— Thn steamer Ford City, plying from Pittsburgh to Rices landing, tonight ■truck a snag in the Monogahela river near the later place. The boat settled to the bottom In a few minutes, sink ing lnrlght feet of water. She was under lease to M'Minamin and Simms and was owned by Wm. Oanby, of Pittsburgh. The ten or twelve pas sengers and crew were gotten to shore in a boat. The steamer will be raised at on«V and In the meantime the packet Dew ing will be used In the trade. FATAL WRECK t HOWARD PETITION HEARD AT PHILIPPI YESTERDAY. KefuMH to Dustin W. C. Haad but Either as Receiver or General Manager. Howard Accuses 0f ^ nixing Pool Rooae Servico— Counter Charge* sp.ci.1 Dlapatch to tha Intelligencer. PHILIPPI. W. Vs.. March 12.—AJ. ter hearing the motion of John A. Howard to dismiss W. C. Handlan as receiver and general manager of tbs National Telephone corporation, and. going over the affidavits charging* Mr. Handlan with neglect and appro priating the corporation’s money for misuse. Judge Alston O. Dayton to day refused to discharge him either aa receiver or general manager of , the corporation. With the consent of the attorneys representing Mr. i Handlan. the court will appoint n co receiver, who. together with J. W. Rwlng. the present receiver, will make a thorough investigation of ill the charges brought by the former I president of the National and then ! submit a report to the court. During j the time the Investigation Is being 1 made Mr. Handlan will not act ns * , receiver of th# corporation, but wll remain Its general manager. Howard’s Affidavits. The affidavits filed by John A. How ard charge neglect &n the part of ths rc reiver to properly manage the prop erties of the concern. They also charged that Mr. Handlan was fur niehlng wire service to the Wheeling Turf exchange, giving them the re I suits and entries fit the races at I Juarez, Columbia and other tracks. ; The money entrusted to Mr. Handlan le-e mlt’ised. Howard alleged. As .ttnrnev for W. C. Handlan. Attorney Spreading Rails Ditches Virginian Train Near Besce; One Is Killed. Special Dispatch to the Intelligencer. FAIRMONT. W. Vs.. March 12 — The fast train No. 169, on the Pitts burgh and Southern railroad, going south, tonight was Wrecked at Besce. Spreading rails threw the engine, baggage car. and one coach, over an embankment. Samuel Davia. aged 28. the fireman was caught In the wreck and hia body has not yet been found. W'm. Ianti. the engineer. Jumped and escaped injuries. The rear passenger roaches remained on the track and tha majority of the passengers escaped injuries PLUNGE OFF HILL Buggy Skids Off Tyler County Road, Hurting Occupants In Its Pall. Special Dispatch to the Intelllaencer. S1STKRSVILUK. W. Va.. March 12. —A serious accident occurred on tho pike between his city and Middle bourne to-day. In which two persons. Attorney Sugden and P. M. Gaffney, were injured, the latter seriously. The men were driving in a light ve hicle when It broke, the team plunged and the vehicle was thrown over the hillside down a steep embankment onto rocks thrown out in blasting for the new railroad. They were resided by men worklngcn the railroad and brought to this city. TURKS REPULSED IN ATTACK ON TOBRUK TORRl’K. Tripoli. March 12—A strong force of Turks and Arabs yes terday attacked the works which the Italians were throwing up outside the town After five hours fighting the enemy retired The Italians lost 11 men killed and 73 wounded Ij. u. iiundlan Bled counter affidavit* denying the charges of John A. How ard, and after the caae waa argued i the court refused to discharge Hand la neither as receiver or general naa | sger. To Appoint Co-Receiver. The court will appoint some disin terested person In the near future as the co-receiver and work will be start ed In investigating the charges made by Mr. Howard. In denying the charges counsel rep resenting Mr. Handlan held that the contract for the furnishing of wire service to the pool room, when they were getting service over the Na tional, was made by Mr. Howard him self. The Turf Exchange', the defend ant said, was not obtaining Informa tion over the National wire and had not been for some time. Mr. Handlan’a Reports. A complete denial was made of all the other charges and Mr. Handlan produced reports of the corporation showing that the properties improved In earnings since he was (^pointed the receiver. Mr. Handlan k>ld the court that he waa very regtoua to have the charges of misuse of the j rHdpttrii t*# TuMUcmt. PARKFRgBI RG. W Vr. March 11. I After being granted a marriage B cenae late this afteraoon by the corny clerk. Itavtd D Vnlavay. aged 7*. of I'ool villa O . and Kteanor TVree nau of Marietta, aged 12 klesktagty j regweetod tke clerk sot to ten tka ' newepepere a boot K. ae they had rag 1 away from 'katr home* to gat am rled Whet be* kb* elopemeSH wgB dwe to pareatal eh)ertiaa waa pat learaed , here Multi-Millionaire Weds Typist Voting Coupon rnr« ■ _I pH z!z March 23