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I INVESTIGATE GAS SHORTAGE A IXOKTIOI DT CnrCEBTSXTI A2TD OOTtlAKD HAS CAXJSXD stuck srrrrxxrsro. AJmo XUk Sfcortaf ? In CUralaad ? Big" Ottifi Suit riled ? General Htnrm of OtLlo. i Intelliaeacer Bureau, ' Columbus O. Dec. 17. i s C, L. McKibben. gas expert of the State Public Utilities Commission, has , gSM 'to Cincinnati to investigate the situation there and later will go to Cleveland- A shortage of k*s in both I these cities has caused much sufferinc. There is also a milk shortage in Cleve land where an embargo has been place*.! ' by producers as a result of dispute over ; the price paid. XTadeiroes Operation. Edwin Jones of Jackson, former chalr man of the Republican state committee, i ?was operated on a few days at a hos pital In this city for obdotninal trouble. Jones kept the fact a secret from his i family until today. Guilty of Xmbeszllng. A. E. Johnson. former postmaster at Brokaw. O.. pleaded guilty today to em bezzling postal funds and was sentenced | to three months in the Delaware county I JAIL. Johnson has a wife and several children. Judge Sater in passing sen .tence told Johnson ho thought h?j was more foolish than criminal. I As ks Biff Sub*c*i . ' Sanford Miller has fileo suit in court here for $10,000 damages against Wil liam 1* Miner, who. he said, shot at him without provocation on August 26 and peppered his body with glass mixed tvith buck shot. Miller was visiting at Miner'* home. He said that he crawled 150 feet, became unconscious and lay in ! the hot sun for five hours. One of his I lejs had to be amputated and he was in the hospital three months. Tp Baafamtoy. Ik? Lasky. a merchant at Glouster In I the mining region, has filed a petition in 1 bankruptcy. eH has liabilities of J13.000 and assets of 56.000. All la Police Court. The butcher, the baker and the candle stick maker all appeared In police court here today. Kach had ben drunk and' each was given 30 days in' the work- r hot?e. Robert McFall. aged 51. was the, batcher; James Smith, aged 50. the I baker, and Harry Davis, ajced 41. or i Marietta, was the candlestick maker. ^ } Eggs Valuable. A dozen egtcs were given sis one of the ; prizes in a game at a tea given today.at the home of Mrs. Charles A. Dager. A barber ihas advertised shaves for two eggs or a haircut for five. A JTew mitftntion. ?Tbe State legislature will be asked to appropriate $l'>?.i?u') for buying a site! and building a state institution for the treatment of crippled children unless It 1 is decided to use the nursery building in i I : | To Ward Off Winter *;j" Complexion His i , ? ? j To keep the f smooth, white and! 'beautiful. :iit winter there's nothing -quite .??> proo<i as ordinary mercolized ?wax. Hough. elmi?p??d "r discolored skin.' instable in tltis weather. is cently'ab-j "soxbed by ih>' wax and replaced by the newer, fresher skiti beneath. The facv exhibits no (r?iv of th?- wax. the latter -beirg applieil at bedtime and washed off mornings. ?'r?*ams. powders and rouges, i on the oth-r hand. are <?pt to appear con- ' spicuotts at this s??:is."n. because of :vl-. ternatlnsr expansion and contraction of the skin, due to changinsr temperatures. .You are advised ??> try this simple treat- i ?ment. (Set an ounce of mercolIsM wax ? .at any dnpr store and use like cold cream, "i'h s will help any skin at on^e. and in ?. w. ek or so th<? complexion look r? itiarkab!y youthful arid healthy. "Winds and flyinjf dust oft^n cause souinti?j?r and ?-? contortions which make ?wrinkles. You can quickly get rid of every wrinkle. ho\v?-v?-r produced, by tislng a' harmless fa <?.? bath ninde by dis solving ont- iiimc- powdered saxollte in one-half pint witch iiazei. Christmas Greens and Goodies Compare our prices with all others before I my ine. you'll tincl them as low or lower than elsewhere. Every thing of the well known Welty quality, which is just another way of savinir the best. Grape Fruit 5c to 10c each Malaga Grapes 20C per lb. Seeded Raisins 15c per lb. Seedless Raisins 18c per lb. Currants 25c Per Holly Wreaths, two for 25c Layer Figs 20C per lb. Dates 12c P?r package. I Popcorn 7C per lb. Christmas Trees and Christmas Poultry WELTY'S "Pure Food Store" 252 Either Phone 1044 Market Street Out of the Ordinary . Dried Mushrooms. ..$2.00 lb. ? Crystal i/.e( I Ginger. ,30c box Canned Mushrooms; 50c and 60c can Fart I Dates, in boxes'. 30c Pulled Kiirs. in basket. ...60c Shelled Walnuts. . . . ..60c lb. ' Shell ed Pecans.. 80 c lb.. S'hel led Almonds. 60c and 70c lb. Salted Almonds. Pecans and Peanuts. California ripe st lifted olives. Queen Olives, Stuffed. Edam Cheese. . . ..$1.95 each Roquefort Cheese. Camembert Cheese. . ,45c tin Imported Swiss, tin boxes. 50 Imp. Swiss, tin boxes. . . .50c Imp. Swiss, wood boxes, ,65c Pineapple Cheese. Our Own Fruit Cake. .40c lb. Heinz Mine Meat, Plum Pud ding and Fiji Pudding. H F. Betas Co. 2217 MARKET STREET Branch ? Woodsdale Bakery 2350 Chapline Street i i Bell-ans Absolutely Removes I IndigestiOD. One package j proves it 25c at all druggists. connection with the sailors and sotdliys j orphans home at X^rxia. ?The Shepard sanitarium in Columbus ' was being- inspected by members of the i commission. Several other sites have been proposed. The Xenia site has not I been agreed upon by the. commission. ] State Auditor Donahey favors asking! the legislature for only about ?.'30.000. XBjurie* Tfttal. RELLEFONTAINK.- Herbert Osborn. 42. a farmer, died at his home near here today as a result of a fall in which he sustained a broken neck. Barn DMtroy*& NAPOLEON. ? The Michigan Fruit company's barn was totally destroyed by tire today. Loss estimated at $1.-00. Hyre MXDLAY. ? I'rol*. Clyde HyTo ha? re signed his position with J'lndiay College to accept one with the Spejiccriau Col lege in Cleveland the chungo to lake ef fect the first of the year. FINDLlAY. ? Because the l>ako Erie >V.- 1 Western Hallway coo!t four days to get a carload of horses from this city lo Buffalo when it afi-reeil to get them through in twenty-lour hours. Marion Bell has sued the company for $l.9t>o. He claims the horses were starved in the four day. one of them was dead and there was a drop in the market. Burned to Z)?atb. POMEROY. ? John Tracy. aged V 0 I years and a wealthy farmer living five miles In the country, lost his life last night when his barn burned. Ho was feeding: the stock by the light of a Ian- [ tern T*tien somehow' the hay was set on 1 Are. He was burned to a crisp before he could get out. The barn with all its contents was destroyed. The loss in- ! eluded eight cows, four horses, a new j automobile, wagons, bugles and hay. TIFFIN. ? Claude E. Myers, suspended I chief -of police, has appealed to the com- i mon pleas court. PORT CLJNTON.? Blanchard Silver-) wood of this city, who *s serving with ; the troops on the border, has been wounded by a MexictQi shot. SAIjEM. ? Esther Ebblett, aged i. was | killed when a shotgun in the hands of her uncle was accidentally discharged, i NEWARK. ? Dayton has been selected ' for the next meeting of the Grange. The commlte? on education, in its report, recommended that no chang-e be made in the school code. Resolutions adopted urged the state to build a coliseum at the gtate fair grounds and pledged co operation in an effort to get the na tional dairy show for thf> state in 1917. To Om? a Cold in On* Say Take LAXATIVE BROMO Ql'IXINE Tablets. Druggists refund money if it falls to cure. E. \V. GROVE'S signature i.s on each box. 25c. OUT-THE-PIKE \ Dr. Xnlbert Sysaks on Korea. Members of- the men's Bible class of the Vance Memorial Presbyterian church were favored yesterday morn ing by -a splendid address bv Dr. H. 15 Hulbert of Korea. China, on "The Gos-1 , p*-I of Jesus Christ and its Conquest of Korea." Dr. Hulbert told of the his tory of the country, the characteristics of the -people of China. Kora and Ja .pan. .The address was interestcing and ^instructive. The Vanco attendance was 1 7 ?> to 2T<> for Clarksburg. I I'ollowing tb>' address Dr. Hulbert delivered an able address to the mem hers of the Congregation on "Korea." in which he told of the number of peo ple which had been converted to Chris tianitl. of Christianity in that country and of the people from an idealistic, standpoint. Continuing, he said: Bud-i dhism has been eradicated. Chinese ; characters have been eliminated from! .the Korean laiisuage and their churcn is their educational and social center.) They .tire splendid Christian people*". The total number of churches in Korea j is .M45 and the number of peole con-! verted to the Christian religion is 300.- j OO'i. Tfap atrocities of the Japanese towards the Koreans was well brought , our by Dr. Hulbert. In the evening the Rev. J. M. Potter. ) D. !?.. pastor of the church, delivered i r splendid discourse on "The Prisoner' at the Bar" to a large congregation. Speeial music was given by the choir. ; ; Both services were well attended. i American Guaranteed Paint At Factory Price Louis Paul, Leather-wood !><Hng? at Vane*. 1 Many articles, including, pounds of coffe*. sugar, rice, as well as other! household commodities, were brought to j the men's Bible class yesterday in con nection with the observance of "found Sunday." yuite a number contributed money. Th(? articles received .will be | distributed amonjc the poor for Christ- j mas. -? j The Christmas entertainment will be I held in th<? Sunday school rootn of thei church Thursday evnlne. A splendid i program has bt*f>n arranged. Next Run day morning th>v regular Christinas ser mon will b? delivered by the Rev. J. M.I Potter, while on Sunday evening the! Christmas cantata will be given by the! choir. * i Join Our Christmas Savings Club | now forming. 1c, 2c and 5c Accounts. Increasing and Decreasing 25c. 50c and $1.00 A Week Straight The Old Reliable I State Bank of Elm Grove j Resources nearly $900,000.00 dec-U-l. I i v ? "j I/*?t l.eaj Year D*nc?. A last leap year dance for 1916 wi.lli ! h* held in Blum's hall. Elm Grove. Fri . day eviiinc. I ??.?comber -9. Stichm's or I chest ra will furnish the music, i Politics Interesting-. Thr race for municipal ofTifV? in Elm 1 Orove ist jrrowinjr warniT as rho election 1 draws n^ar^r. Since Robert. l-Yam* has . | withdrawn from tho race for mayor the ! contest | has settlM down to a battl?> | royal l>ft ween Mayor J. M. Coberly and i' Curing a Cough Without j | Taking Dangerous Drugs iHow Old Black Joe Cough Syrup Does It. Tlte first thing Old Rlack .Too does is to loosen the phlegm. Th??n tho I medicinal oils have a chanre to soothe the irritation that is the | cause of all the trouble. The air j passages are cleared and refreshed and nature takes a hand in the cure ?with pure air that is not restricted. Almost before you know it the cough has lost its hold on you. Isn't that a far better and 6afer way than to use medicines that con tain dangerous opiates, chloroform and narcotic drugs Every member of the family can take Old Black Joe Cough Syrup with perfect safety ? children as well as crown folks. A big bottJo costs only 25c at all stores. THIS STORE AY1LL BE OPEN EVENINGS ITNT1L CHRISTMAS. WE KNOW it's a puzzling problem to buy for him. He either has every thing ho thinks he needs or he is hard to please. Come pay us a visit and you will sec hundreds of things to wear that will make your selection <Sasy and pleasr him, and save money besides. This is really and truly the store of SENSIBLE GIFTS FOR MEN GLOVES . Always please men, there Is no question about that, and es pecially if you buy his gift here where he buys his own goods. Warm Wool Gloves Dress Kid Gloves Auto Gloves Fur Lined Dress Kid Gloves Big Warm Fur Gloves SHIRTS W Are always a useful gift, and when they are as handsome as these you are sure of their welcome. Percale Shirts in plain col. . ? ors and striped designs. Extra ff good quality, the same as you AA find in other stores' $1.50 ff shirts, 98<? H Flannel Shirts, hie will find great comfort in these for win- \\ , ter, and they are very good f f i looking, ii I $1, $1.50, $2 ; SI TX" COID TC Not the poor, flimsy, half cot Onilx I O |on that you would expect at such a low price, but genuine good, sound, heavy silk in tirst-elass striped designs. Only enough for 200 gifts, so if you want to get any please be early on PTA .Monday. The price is NECKTIES 50c? Fine silks in plain and fancy patterns In extra large shapes. REEFER SCARS? Weil made of fine silk with fringed ends, irl a variety of colors, $1, $2, $3. SUSPENDERS 50c ? Wide and narrow ribbon webbing in various colors, all nicely boxed. HALF HOSE ? $1.50 for s!x pairs, six pairs in a box, differ ent colors. Fur Caps? ? $1 .50, $2. Warm Underweai ? 50c, 98c. Warm Night Shirts ? 59c, 98c. Warm Pajamas ? 98c. $1.50. Motor Gloves ? $1.50, $2.00. Warm Sweaters ? $2, $3. Handkerchiefs ? 5c, 10c, 25c. Umbrellas? 98c, $1.50. Arctics? 98c. $1.50. Shoes (Boys)? $1.98, $2.50. Rubbers ? 75c, 98c. ii HOUSE COATS $5? Made of double faced cloth in neat de signs and beautifully finished. BATH ROBES $3.98? Warm blanket bath robes, attractive figured designs. SLIPPERS SLIPPERS ? Good to look at, comfortable to wear and will give excellent service. Fine to keep him home at nights. Felt Slippers in gray, black, felt sole# or leather soles, nice and warm, 75<, 98< ROMEO SLIPPERS ~ With rubber at the side*, in tan and black, extra heavy extension soles, also light turn soles, at Sj>1.50, $1.95 Slippers of every kind men like. Everetts, Opera, whit?} kid lined, extra wide or nar row, and all sires up to 13. 75<, $1.25, S1.50 George Campbell. The contest for re corder Is a three-cornered affair be- j tween Harry . Smith, AW \V. Yardy and Burton "Wamsley. Cantata Trlday Evening-. Members of the congregation of the Triadelphia. Methodist Episcopal church, will give a Christmas cantula in tin* church on Friday evening. An elabor- ! ate program will be rendered consisting of musical and literary numbers. Will Oiro Concert. The choir of the Buckley Methodist Episcopal church, will give a concert in' the church tomorrow evening. An ex- 1 cellent program will bo rendered oi>n-j fisting of songs, recitations and piano solos. The X6T. J. G. Deeds 3teslgn?. The Rev. .T. I J. Deeds, pastor of the Methodist Episcopal church of West Alexander, has resigned to accept a call to the Methodist Episcopal church at Bollorsvillc, Pa. 1 1 t.v will leave the flrst of the year for Bollorsvillc. A new minister will be chosen soon. Authorized Pay Stations ZLm Ororo, W. Va. The First National Bank. State Bank of Elm Grove. XOgewood, W. -Va. j Edgewood Pharmacy. Fulton. "W Va. Bank of Fulton Wheeling, W. Va. Company Office. Cor. 12th and i x Chapline Sts. Pay "your electric light, Kan and ! water bills at the most convenient | pay station, before tbe 10th of each month, to save discount. West Virginia Traction & Electric Co. City t, Suburban Qai Co. X. B. KlliO, Aiit. Trea*. i "White Cfc.rl?tmaa." A special propram in l lie nature "fl a "White Christmas" will be held in tin- 1 SI one Presbyterian church ??f Elm Gr"v?l on Thursday evening. Tit'"1 program will | consist of musical and literary numbers. J Mr. Henderson Critically 111. "Word has been received in Elm (Irnv I by relatives that Kmeison Henderson, former cltlx'-n of the town is critically i ill at his home in St. 1 vii-rsburg. Fla., I where he has been 1'or the. past few j months for the benefit of his health. Mr. I Henderson according to the report is ! gradually growing weaker. American Guaranteed Faint At Factory Price ' H. V. Springer. Elu? Grove, W. Va. : PeracmaJs and Brief*. Kobert Marshall is ill at his home inl Woodlawn. ! All children have been warned to keepj off the car track of the West Virginia' Traction and Electric company':* IWie. j The ladies of the First Christian church of Elm Grove will hold a Japan ese sale this week in Harlow's store on Main street. The regular weekly meeting of the, Knights of Pythias of El.r. Grove will be held this evening in their hall on. Main street. A b^x social will be given in the Wal-j nut Grove school house Friday even- I ing. All of the stores of the plko district! have been decorated for Christmas. I Man / slelphlnjf' parties nre being held In fur. pike district. Tin; Higgle t<? Forschey partnership THIS STORK WILL BE OPKX EVEN J X(JS UNTIL CHRISTMAS. COURT THEATRE | Week Commencing Monday, Dec. 18. The Antl, Vloe Picture Co. present th? mort powerful moral lesion. ever screened "IS ANY GIRL SAPE?" Exactly as shown to capacity houses all 1 last Summer at the Exclusive Maxlne i Elliott Theatre, New York City. Largo I i orchestra. VBJCES MATINEE ISc; NIGHT 35c. ' at War wood has hei-ii dissolved. Mr.! l'*orsch*y will ent'-r business In l,ees-j , villo. U. | A dance will lie ln-lu in Plum's hall,! I Klui Grove. >Chri>st mas niKht. I A large force of iiK-n is working in ! this new mine at Triadelphla. .Miss Mnrcella Yahn or Triadelphia is; I visitinK relatives in .Now York oiiy. .1. M. Gray of Twilight. will hold a i public .sale "ii January 4. The merchants of the pike district ? have received their Christmas i roes. All outside work lias been suspended for ilie present by all con tractors. The members of Will low Clen lodge I are preparing for 1111 entertainment toi be held in Greggsville on Friday evcn-l ! ing. ' [ .Mr. and Mrs. .1. B. Bellamy and chil-l I <1 re n ui' Highland Park will leave today j for New Vork lo spend the holidays. " I | All of the public schools of Triadel- , I phla district will close Friday /or the j holidays. | A community Christmas tree will be ' held by tlic various churches of West I Alexander. A i "brisl mas' entertainment will be j given at the I'l.o-i-iice Crlt tendon home ! near the "S" bridge. Max hinder of Detroit. Mich., is vjs- j it luc rc-Uitives in the pike district.. Many" are skatinc on Pig Wheeling! j creek. ] Mr. and Mrs. ,1. .1. Sliehtn and family i | of l-'ulton will spend the Jiolidays in! i Pittsburgh. I 'a. You will find one of the largest . i lines of Cameos, Brooches ana I Rings in the city at HILLMAN & SON. "Quality House" 28 Elcvent'n Strect. BIG INCREASE IN DEPOSITS. I CllAIU.KSTOX. W.Va., 1 'er. 17 -From 1 .1 n i io :iu tn November 17. of I Ills year, the fulal deposits in the state banks of West jYlrginia. increased S I -.H'ut.ija1"1. said S. P. jSmith. commissioner of banking to-day. The total resources of these banks on the latter date, uti which the last reports called for were made, amounted tn 3!>5,0'JI>. The lotal deposits at that time were Sfo'i, ."71. OHO. ? 1 1 1 last .luue oO. the total resources, were Sill. 000. WILSON CONTRIBUTES S2.500. ! WASH IX'lTu.V I "ee. 1 7. ? President Wilson has sent a cheek for $2. .*00 to J Treasurer Marsh of the Henioeraiic Na tional C'ommitee as his contribution to ward meeting the deileit in the commit- j tee's campaign fund. CASTOR I A vo r Infants and Children. The Kind You Have Always Sought ELEVEN MEMBERS OF CREW SAVED SPANISH STEAMER. PIO IX WRECKED IN STORM OFF CANARIES Eleven Others Believed To Have Been Saved ? Electric Flashlights Saved Lives NEW YORK, Dec. 17 ? Eleven sur vivors of- Uie Spanish Steamer Pio IX. wrecked in a storm and sunk several hundred miles off the Canary Islands on December R, arrived hero today on the S. S. Buenos Aires. Eleven others Iwere reported to have been saved by a i French transport. Forty of the cre.v, ? including: the Caplain, were drowned. ?Nine of the men on the Buenos Aires . were picked up from an improvised .raft and two of them from a ladder. 1 Had it not been for two small ole-v J t ric flashlights, it was said, the mot. brought here also probably would .have been drowned. The Buenos ; Aires, which had responded to an "S. ; O. S." call from the Pio IX failed in ?an effort to attach a line for her own ; safety. All the lifeboats on the Pio j IX, ii was said, had been smashed in attempts to launch I'm. Night over took them, the survivors said, as they were battling hopelessly in the rag ing sea. * i A light flashing from the surface ?>[ the sea attracted attention on boa id the Buenos Aires. A boat was low ered and two of ihe survivors 'were | picked up from a ship's ladder. wit'o.| which they had leaped into the water.! Soon afterward a similar licrht was observed and nine others were picked up from an improvised life raft. A wireless messagt ? ihe last from I the Pio. IX ? received by the operator! on the Buenos Aires later in the nislU announced tbai the ship was sinking rapidly. The message closed with a' good-bye. The Buenos Aires . re mained in the vicinity until daylight but no trace then was seen of the ves sel. Indigestion and Constipation. "When living in Syracuse, N. Y., about two years ago 1 took two bottles of Chamberlain's Tablets and they cured me of indigestion and constipa-l tion after I had suffered for months] with these disorders." writes Mrs. Charles Gloyd, Baldwinsville. N. Y. Obtainable everywhere. LEWIS MACHINE GUN IS OFFICIALLY JJONDENMEDj WASHINGTON. t>0''. 1 7.? Official condemnation of the Lewi* machine. ex tensively purchased for th? British and' Canadian armies, is expressed in a for mal statement issued tonight by Secre tary leaker, assuming full responsibility for the action of the War Department with respect ? to the much discussed weapon and directing that controversy among army officers over it cease. "Whatever responsibility attaches ?o the condemnation of this gun as n. ser vice 'belongs to the War Department," the statement asserts, "and not to the chief of ordnance <n- the ordnance de partment. The proceedings of the boards which tested the rifle have been in each case duly approved by the secretary of war." The statement shows that the inspec tor-general was' directed to investigate the whole mater of the treatment of the l^cwis gun, named after its inventor, a former army officer. wh?n "the contro versy reached the stage where open let ters from high ranking artnv officers were published." A board ot officers already had agreed with previous boarus (hat the gun was not suitable for extensive purchase for the army. Do your Christmas shoppng at Hlllman's. They have the stock at the lowest figure. HILLMAN & SON, 28 Elevent'n Street. ASSOCIATED CHARITIES SEEKS AID FOR FAMILIES Following an established custom, the Associated Charities lias afforded Wheeling people an opportunity of spreading Christmas cheer in families that are worthy. Conditions of ten families of the Wheeling district have been investigated, and financial assist ance is a-sked for them. Persons de- , siring to contribute to their relief can do so by calling hi the Associated Charities, or they may make a further investigation of the conditions at the offices. . Sonora has no agents out, as i they are their own salesmen. HILLMAN & SON. Auents. 28 Elevent'n Street FOR NEURALGIA TAKE I ' "CELERY-MIST" You'll be surprised how quickly "Celery -Mist'' relieves neuralgia and headache. Contains no opiates or j narcotic drugs. Pleasant, to take.! Only 5c a package, at any city or country store. A Coat Sale Extraordinary More than 500 Women's and Misses' Coats at Sharp Savings A sale that is Big in Savings and variety, and Women and Misses will quickly realise the unusualness of it? $17, $18.50, $20, $22.50 Coats are $13.95. $25, $27.50, $30, $35 Coats are $19.95. IRemguHiLb ClllNA j CHRISTMAS GIFTS I AT BARGAIN PRICES 91.00 China Creams and Sugars 50c pr. 50c China Creams and Sugars 25c pr. 75c Picture Frairles .10c ea. 25c Cdery Trays 10c ea. 75c China Cake Plate.20c'ea. $2.00 Mahogany Serving Trays $1.00 ?a. 25c China Aoh Trays. 10c ea. $3.00 Shaving Mirrors (Bevel Of ass)... 91 .28 ea. 75c and 50c China Syrups ..-25c ea. $1.00 China Cake Plates 50c ea. 50c and 75c Electric Bulbs for Christmas Trees . ..- 25c ?a. $1.00 Hand Painted Plates ? 50c each er < 3 for ..i ...$1.00 35c China Salad Bowls.15e ea. 50c China 8alad BowlsJRc ea. 50c Tooth Pick and Match Holders (Cut Glass) 15c ea. 50c Hand Painted Bread and Butter Plates 10c ea. 75c China Marmalade Jar* 28c ea. $1.50 Japanese Fruit Baekete 75o ea. 75c Qlaae Drese?r Bot tle# 20 ea. Condi meat Sots ...2-S% Off $1.50 Cut Glass Salt and Pep pert 25c pr. 75c Metal Fruit Bowl*.20c ea. $1.75 China Cracker Bowie (Hand Paint, ed) 75c ea. $12.00 Rock Crystal Wine Glaaaea . .$6.00 dox. $48 Cut Gflaae Punch Bowl 520 ea. 75c Fem Stand*. . . . ,29o ea. 50c China Shaving Mugs, 15c ea., or 2 for 25c $1.50 Coaster 8ete...50c ea. $1.00 Carving Sets . .'. 40c ea. 60c Carving Seta 25c ea. 25c Large Cake Cuttera.Sc ea. Odd Coaster* (all kinds 10c ea. All Kinds of- Moulds at 10c, 15c, 25o The Above Supply Limited ? No Delivery Under $1.50 Purchase. H. C. FRANZHEIM CO. BASEMENT 1126-28-30 MAIN STREET.. Store Open Every Evening Until Christmas. FRENCH WINE DEALERS OPPOSE PROHIBITION T'A 1115. Dec. 17. via London. ? The government's intention to prohibit the consumption of alcohol in Franco has aroused strong: opposition among the large wine and spirit dealers. The syn dicate of the wholesale merchants of Bordeaux is sending a deputation to Paris to remonstrate with Premier Briand. A protest signed by a Paris' syndicate of wine and spirit merchants, declares thai the proposed measure will have a serious effect upon agricul ture. as well as the wholesale ana retail dealers. As in the case of absinthe, pro hibited since 1W1S. demands are to be i made for substantial Indemnities if the new measure goes into effect. Largest line of Solid Gold La Vailiers in the city at Hillman'* at a Special Bargain. TELEPHONE PROBE IS DECLARED OFF CHARLESTON, W. Va.. Dpc. . 17.? A statewide investigation of telephone rates and service In West Virginia. In which the operations of nearly *11 the important telephone companies are in volved. will probably not materialise. This information comes Indirectly from the Public Service Commission which proposed to make the Investigation be cause of numerous complaints about rates and service which have been made during: the last few months. I^ocal settlements have been effected in many of these instances of complaint and Information has been riven the commission that a number of others are in prospect at an early date, bo that ther^ will be no complaints left for in vestigation. ^ Special Holiday Offer This splendid 7-Piece Guaranteed All - Alu minum Kitchen Set ? exactly as illustrated ? consisting of: 1 4-qt. Lipped Sauce pan. 1 2-qt. Percolator. 1 6-qt. Covered Ber a lin Kettle. ? 1 6-qt. Pres e r v i n g I Kettle. J 1 iyo-qf. Colander. 1 6-qt. Tea Kettle and . Combination Dou ble Boiler. The Set 40 QP' Complete. vOtOtl A Christmas gift any woman would appre ciate. STORE OPEN EVENINOS UNTIL CHRISTMAS. THF P Af ATP 1304-06-08 11Li * MAIN STREET