Booker T. Says Not a Single College
V ' Graduate Is In Prison.
?> CHICAGO, May IM.?An address
was delivered by Booker T. WasliinsBpiSiCe
j ton before the -African Methodist Episipr
' copal Conference 011 the education of
?; the negro. He declared that the nc>? -.
gro in the Southern States was making
more progress in education than
were the white people in many connig
tries of the Old World,
j Not a single graduate of any of the
i* ' iiegro colleges of the South. Washington
asserted, has over been an inmate
of a prison. He urged a liberal education
as the best means of uplifting
the colored race.
. When the committee on credentials
recommended the unseating of a dely-1
egate half the members of the conference
jumped to their feet demandng
the floor. The committee on creden
Iliuis luuumuiuuuvu uiai w*
Orlando,- Fla., be unseated as a delegate
Xrotn the Windward Island Conference
and that Richard K. Moore, of
Chicago, he seated.
Bishop C.S S. Smith obtained the
floor and attempted to make an explanation,
but was hissed and cried
down by the delegates.
"We are acting like a lot of monkeys,"
shouted J. I. Lowe, of Arkansas,
"and I think it is time the negroes
were learning some sense."
The confusion because groar. but i he
chairman by vigorous use of his gavel
restored order. The question presented
by. the committee on credentials
was then referred to a special
committee for consideration.
I Ancient Modes?Popularity of Veil
ing For Dresses and Suits.
'j Colors anil textures arc alike fine
t.liis season. Even the new mohairs
drape beautifully, and tne new taffetas
are as soft as crepe do chine. The.
. ISou style still leads, although certain
Parisian costumes show a hint of
> the ilirectoire. Lopis XV. trimmings
appear in the shape of garlands of
roses and ample lace ruffles. The newpointed
bodices lightly draped over
.a fitted lining are decidedly bonis XV..
and the same can be said of the front
pane!, -which may he seen in many
prints of the period carried out in an
entirely different material from the
gown. The twisted and knotted ribbons
also belong to this same period.
Veiling, is by long odds the most
, popular spring and summer fabric.
Every conceivable snade is used, from
white to deep plum. j. he delicate cadet
blue is especially smart v.-hen combined
with green. A great deal of
ski voile is also being made up into blouse
tailor mades. Tue skirts are much
'0( . - shirred over a tight fitting founda
||; - tion.
There is just now a craze for a po
8 ctiiiar tint of green, and this is especially
chic made up over white silk,
which gives a changeable effect.
IyJcrnr ft is-tor Dotn tne iace ami nu.
veil to lie en suite, and they must in
addition harmonize with the dress and
hat with which they are worn. The
rainbow (or ombre) veil is a novelty,
shading- from light to dark, the light
portion covering the hat. some of
them shading from a dark 'due to
green, and others from a pale cream
to a rich orange.
-v.'- "VICE OCTOPUS" I
f > IN ST. LOUIS
Rev. R. J. Baternar. Declares City a
ST. LOUIS, May tli.?*A subject of
animated discussion in St. Louis is
a sermon entitled "Immoral Conditions
Existing in This the Great
World's Fair City," delivered to an
audience of 1,000 persons in a large
tent by Rev. Robert J. Baternan. ol
v" . Baltimore. When told that. CliieE of
Police Kiely had declared his statements
unfounded lie reiterated them.
"is there a vice trust in St. Louis?"
he was asked.
"A vice trust? W ell, i should sayso.
It is not only a trust, but a mighty
octopus, which is stretching out its
thousand arms and making this oily
a disgrace to Christendom.
hew- York, Boston and Chicago,
bad as inev are, do not. compare in
their depravity to thl; city. On every
trans-Atlantic steamer there are
E^P^- e - uuuiycia ux o vi cci is v. n??
fev'. are ticketed through to St. Louis. in
Hsgi'j. . their unsophisticated innocence they
believe that they are coming here to
receive good positions.
IS ,x "The other night M. B. Gott. of tlte |
" Union Mission, and myself made a
IBs--! ! round of the -.vine rooms and the low
Wjgli? dance halls on Olive street, in the very
,'i" heart of the city. There are not one,
gfti but three of the vilest dens that I
"have ever seen in all my travels. St.
( s . bonis, in the fullness of her glory, Is
<> is a city whose immorality is only paral11
\ leled in history by the debaucheries
.si" Babylon and Rome before their
One Thousand Two Hundred Opera-j
tions to Make 95 Parts.
The stock and forearm reach the
factory from tfie sawmill cut in the
bare outline of the part to made.
The "wood, is chiefly ol Americ.an ;
growth, black walnut predominating, ;
and the best grades go naturally to j
?e guti factories. It is seasoned
sometimes for three years. The first
lathe it reaches,, which cleverly compels
the cutting tool to follow any
sort of irregular pattern by means
ol a revolving model that autornat- i
icall.v guides it, completely shapes the j
guii stock as you see it. After that j
other lathes attend to the digging
out ox", the bed for the lock plate, inserting
the proper holes and notches
and slits for magazine mountings,
lock ana butt plate. The smoothing
down of the roughened surface and
subsequent polishing and varnishing
arc all machine done, but the checking
is dexterously filed out line by
line by young women.
It is enticingly claimed for some
guns that, the sportsman needs only
a screw-driver with which to take. The
arm apart for cleaning and repairs.Phis
speaks well for simplicity. It
has taken upward of 1.20b operations
to make an entire gun of about 05
parts of which most are contained in
the receiver. To make these parts
special machines, or, more accurately,
iii many cases, special tools to fit.
machines, nave been devised by each
factory; The steel conies in from the
foundry, like the wood from the mill,
roughly shaped to us purpose. The
forges grab these pieces when at
white heat,' pound them into submission
and better shape for the work
ahead, and pass them along to the
machine room. These machines are
many and varied and are in charge of
men who become expert in their particular
lines, and when the miller, and
erlger, the borer and threader, the
groover and polisher have each had
its turn at those pieces of metal they
go by tray and boxful to the assembling
GALL FOR REPUBLICAN DISTRICT
To the Republican voters of Marion
Conventions of the Republican par
ty of the several magisterial districts
jf Marion county are hereby called
to meet on Saturday, the 4th day of
June, 1904, at 2 o'clock P. M., for the
purpose of electing delegates to the
following named conventions:
To the State nominating convention
to be held in Wheeling on the 12rli
day of July. 1904.
To the Judicial convention Jo be
held in Morgantown on the Sth (lav
of Juno, 1904, at 10 o'clock A. M.
To the Senatorial convention to be
Also to transact such other business
as may properly come before said
The said several district conventions
will be held at the respective
places hereinafter named; and will
elect the number of delegates herein
after designated, and no more, that
is to say:
Fairmont district convention will
meet at the Court-house in the City
of Fairmont, and is entitled to elect
the following number of delegates:
To the State convention, G.
To the Judicial convention, 9.
To the Senatorial convention. 9.
Grant district convention will meet
in Monongah (meeting place to be i
provided by district committeeman), j
State convention, Z.
Cnnntnriol fhn VPTifiiin
Lincoln district convention, will I
meet at Farmington school house:
Judicial convention, 7,.
Senatorial convention, 5.
Mannington district v.*ill meet at
Town of IManniiigton at school house.
State convention, o.
Judicial convention, .11,
Senatorial convention, 11.
Pawpaw district will meet at Neptune
State convention, 2.
Senatorial convention. 0.
Union district will meet in the
First ward of the City of Fairmont,
at the school house.
State convention, 4.
Judicial convention, 0.
Senatorial convention, G.
Winfleld district convention will j
meet in Mt. Harmony school ligu.se.
Judicial convention, 5.
Qonstnrinl convention. 5.
It is requested that in making selection
of delegates, that only those
he selected who are likely to attend
lhe convention to which they are
made delegates. The call for the
State convention states that no proxies
will be admitted as delegates.
By order of the Executive Committee.
HARRY SHAW, Chairman.
A. L. LEHMAN, Secretary.
Dated April 30, 1901.
Summer Hat ripening at Stemple's
Friday, May 13. ' x
: r r,i.&
FAMOUS FOR FAT.
Daniel Lambert,VlVIio Died In 18G9,
Ciot Too OIie?e to, Wabble.
The fnihe of Daniel Lambert as a
champion among fat uien in England,
If not in the world, still remains unrivaled.
Daniel was born at Leicester 1
in 1770 and died in 1S09 at Stamford.
The grandson of a celebrated cocuflg
Liter and addicted to sport throughout
liis life, his dimensions were not :
extraordinary, and his habits were not I
different from those pf other lads un- I
til lie was fourteen years old. When!
twenty,-three years of age, however, lie!
turned the scale at thirty-two stone, j
and. although he is recorded to ..have
been then able to walk from Woolwich
to London, at the time of ids death, in '
Liis fortieth year, lie had attained the
prodigious weight, of lifty-twP stone, or
7-S pounds, and was more or less help-1
less. He was a modest man. and when j
n>vnd ntrvsion 1 iri'p.i t ?iess I J
fame was thrust upon him. He was '
for a long time unwilling to be made
a show of, but he gained a more than J
focal reputation, and people traveled
from far to see him, resorting to vari- 1
ous devices In order to he allowed to
do so. At length the prospect of profit 1
overcame his resolution, and ?or four '
years before his death he exhibited
himself in London and in the provinces.
He was apparently a man of some 1
wit, for once, before he permitted tlie
public to gaze upon him, an inquisitive J
person' hod gained access to his, presence
by pretending to he a fellow
sportsman interested 1" die pedigree of
a mai'e, whereupon Lambert promptly
replied. "She was bred by Impertinence !
out of Curiosity." Before the days of
Daniel Lambert, Edward Bright of ^
Maiden was a well known fat man, al- '
though his name no longer lingers as
a household word. He died in 1750 at 7
the age of thirty* years, weighing fortytwo
stone and seven pounds, and is
stated to have been an active man till <
a year or two before his death, when his
corpulency so overpowered his
strength that his life was a burden and
his death a deliverance. Both Bright
and Lambert seem to have been genial,
good humored fellows and very popular
among those who visited them. Indeed
popularity seems to be the lot of .
the corpulent in fact as well as in fiction.
The heroes of fiction, however. ,
have the advantage in the matter of
lasting glory, and the names of Daniel ,
Lambert and the fat boy of Beckham
sink into insignificance beside these of
Falstaff and the fat boy in "Pickwick." "
When James Russell Lowell was
minister to England, ho was guest at
a banquet at which one of the speak- '<
ers was Sir "Frederick Brain veil. Sir
Frederick was to respond to the toast.
"Applied Science." It was long after
midnight when the toast was pro- <
posed, and several speakers wore still
to be called. Rising in his place. t:.b< ]
"At this hour of the night, or, rather. .
of the morning, my only interest In ap- ]
plied science is to apply the tip of tin *
match to the side of the box upon 1
which alone it ignites and to apply the .
flame so obtained to tlie wick of a bed- j
A moment later Lowell tossed a pa- ;
per across the table t:o him bearing j j
these two lines:
Oh, brief Sir Frederick, would that all .
could catch .
your happy talent and supply your match: '
?Youth's Companion. J
A rail- of Misers.
Mr. and Miss Dancer were repute.! J
the most notorious misers in the eighteenth
century. The manner in which
this couple were found after death t.: j
have disposed of their wealth was ever.
more strange than could liave been
their method of acquiring it. The total '
value was ?20.000, which was thus dis- '
posed of: Two thousand five hundred J
pounds was found under a dunghill.
?500 in an old coat nailed to the man- '
ger in the stable, ?000 in notes warhidden
away in an old teapot, the 1
chirbuey yielded ?2.000 stowed in ni:i<.
teen different crevices, and sever::! *
jugs filled with coin wore secreted in '
the stable loft. 1
Enfflnnd's .V:igr,n CJ:nrta. '
That shriveled parchment, the charter
of English freedom, was saved, it is ]
said, by the veriest chance from the
scissors of a merciless tailor. Struck "
by the great seals attached to a piece '
of paper the tailor was cutting up. Si:
Robert Cotton stopped the man and 1
gave him fourpence for the document
he would have destroyed. It is now in
the British museum, lined and mount- '
ed and in a glass case, the seal a
shapeless mass of wax and tlie characters
quite illegible.?Roiulon Mail.
Snid to ^lislro.ss.
"Where have Von been. .Tano?"
"I've been to a meeting of the Girls*
Friendly .society, ma'am." was the 1
' Well, what did the lady say to yon V"
"I'leaso, ma'am, she said I wasn't
to give you warning, as I meant to.
She said I was to look upon you as yj.v
tliorn?and bear it."?New Yorker. i
"Rut would you die for me?" per- j
sisted the romantic maiden.
"I would," replied the frank and eld- !
I erly suitor. "Even now I am using a I
high priced preparation warranted to j
restore luiir to its original color."?Detroit
That MtomIoxiI Ear.
Praxiteles ? You perhaps wouldn't
think it, but De Pounder, the musician
over there, plays entirely by ear. Fiacre?Is
it possible? Is that what
makes 'em so large??Tit-Bits.
A hair in the head is worth two in
the brush.?Boston Christian Register.
Educate Votrr Bowels With CaBcaretn.
Candy Cathartic, cure constipation forever.
10c. 25c. If a C. C. fail, druggists refund money.
A DOUBLE RESURRECTION. j <
d.iof (lie GciteraJ* Tlioaffht: That !
the Other Watt Dca?l. i
General Barlow of the Union army j
fell wounded ami. it was thought, dy- 1
ing during lie first day of the battle of j
Gettysburg and witbin the Confederate !
lines. General Gordon, cantering by, ;
saw bim and recognized bim. Gis- )
mounting, be approached the prostrate
man and inquired what be could do for
"I am dying." said Barlow. "Just
reach into my coat pocket, draw out
tiie letter you find there and read it to
me. It is from my wife.". ; '
Gordon read tbe letter.
"Now. general." said Barlow, "please '
destroy that letter. I want you to noti- ,
fv her?she Is in the town over yonder i
?what lias happened to me." | =
"I will," replied Gordon.
He sent for Mrs. Barlow, giving her
safe conduct through the southern
linos, and then rode away, certain that
Barlow's death was a question of only
i few hours at most.
But Barlow did not die. His wife
came promptly and had him removed
to the town of Gettysburg, where she
nursed him so faithfully that he recov- /
ered. \ j N
Many years passed until one night ^
both generals were guests <it a dinner
in Washington. Some one brought
them together and formally introduced
them. Time had altered the personal s
ippearance of both.
"Are you any relation to the General ?
Harlow who was killed at Gettys- [
burg?*' asked Gordon. '
"Yes; a very near relation," answered
Barlow, with a laugh. "I am '
the very man who was killed- But I ?
have been informed that a man named
Gordon lost his life in battle later on. ?
Tie saved my life at Gettysburg, Are
you any kin to that man?" 8
"I am lie,"'was the reply. "
Both heroes laughed as they gave
?ach other a heartier handshake.? |
IF YOU ARE WELL BRED?
You will try to make others happy.
You will not be shy or self conscious.
You will ne<*er indulge in ill natured
You will never forget the respect due
You will think of others before you ?
think of yourself.
You will not swagger or boast of
You will not measure your civility
by people's bank accounts.
You will be scrupulous in your regard
for the rights of others.
In conversation 3"on will not be argumentative
You will not forget engagements,
promises or obligations of any kind.
Y'ou will never make fun of the peculiarities
or idiosyncrasies of others.
You will not bore people by constantly
talking of yourself and your affairs.
Y'ou will never under a 113" circumstances
cause another pain if you can
You will not think that "good intentions"
compensate for rude or gruff
Jewelry ziziil 3I.is;lc.
Finger rings, earrings, bracelets,
orooches and other articles of personal
idornment originated not from the aesthetic
sense of our remote ancestors,
but from their belief in magic. Even
civilized men today sometimes entertain
a superstitious regard for small
stones and pebbles of peculiar shape or
color and cariy them about as charms.
The Greeks and Asiatics used stones. |
beads and crystals primarily as amu- a
lets and cut devices 011 tliem to en- "
innce their magical power. The use of -
sucli stonc-s as stans \v;is &euuuuai^
and may at first liavo boon for sacred
purposes only. When a primitive poo- ?
pie first find sold tlioy value it only
for its supposed magic and wear nug- _
rets of it strung with beads.
Derivations of Some Common Words. \
One remembers how* on the loth of
tune, 1215, Kins John signed the groat
charter of the constitutional freedom j
of Britain and how after he had signed X
it lie tinng himself in a burst of fury
on the floor and gnawed the straw and I
rushes with which the floors of those
ilays were strewn. Now, what was ^
'cliarta?" Originally nothing more or
less than a sheet of papyrus strips
glued, together as writing paper. So it is
to the Egyptian reed that we owe
our "charters," "charts," "cards," ^
"cartes" (blanche and de visite), our ?
"cartoons" and our "cartridges."?Bondon
"Sir," says the Boston reporter, "our
office is informed that your purse was
stolen from you last night. Is there -*
any tiling iti it?" j
*\Not by this time, doubtless," answers
Mr. Emerson Waldo Beeneeter,
relapsing into an attitude of perturbed ^
j Advanced. o
"You say that Lord Fucash's social Jj
position lias improved since he married
a ricli American girl?"
"Yes, indeed. Formerly lie was only ,
a nobleman, but now lie belongs to our j
""What sort or money will you have, I
Mrs. Mumin?" asked the cashier when
that lady presented a largo check for s
"Sterilized," replied Mrs. Mumm. ? .
Life. . 1
Yeast?When we get real cold weath- _
er, they say we are getting a taste of
winter. What is the taste of winter?'
Crimsonbeak?Why, it's when it is bit-'
Read the West Virginian! It has '
the. latest news.
SAFES LOANED 1
IF YOU WANT I'
TO BUY A HOME,
BLILD A HOME. OR
BUY REAL ESTATE
^68 Hair About it.
I have, or can get, what you want and
ave you money on it,
All Services are Free
o the buyer, and when you buy Real 1
state through me you are certain of i
cuing the ;
m tiie Market ;
AT THE LOWEST PRICE.
"PUT MONEY INTO TIIY PURSE." -j
ASK 11A K ft ABOUT IT.
322 1-2 Main Street.
Sterlina Silver! ;
Are ... . Showing
Wedding and Anniversary
PASSENGER trains will arrive at J
and depart from Fairmont on the
olio-wing schedule on and after Noember
22d, 1903* |
To. 7.?Chicago Express. 3:28 A. M.
S U. 'J' v V -A
modation 7:47 A. M.
Co. 55.?Wheeling &. Cincinnati
Express. 7:29 P. M. (
Co. 71.?Wheeling' Accommodation
1:36 P. M.
Co. S.?New York, Baltimore
and W ashingtou
Express. 3:35 A. M.
Co. 72.?Grafton Accom'n 10:53 A. M.
Co. 46.?New York, Baltimore
and Wash- j
ington Express. 1:4S P. M.
Co. 4.?Grafton Accom'n 8:38 P. M. ^
F., SI. A3VI? B?. BHiMlII.
Co. 50.?Pittsburg Accom'n 1:00 P.M.
Co. 4.?Pittsburg Accom'n 0:45 P.M. 4
Co. 3.?Pittsburg Accom'n 7:50 A. m.
Co. 51.?Connellsville Ac'm 2:10 P. m.
No. 69 leaves daily for Morgantown ~
X 9:05 p. m. No. 02 arrives from Morantown
at 6:55 A. m. , daily except Sunlay
; at 8:00 A. M. Sunday only.
Co. 5.?Arrives at Fairmont 5:35 p. m.
Co. 3..?Arrives at Fairmont 12:10 p. m.
Co. 3.?Arrives at Fairmont 7:45 A. m.
Co. 2.?Leaves Fairmont. .. 7:10 A. m. (
Co. 6.?Leaves Fairmont... 1:53 p. m.
Co. 4.?Leaves Fairmont. .. 9:50 p. m. (
All trains are daily except Nos. 3 md
4 on the F., M. and P. branch,
rhich are daily except Sunday.
For sleeping car reservations and
nfornaation concerning tickets and ?
ates, consult ]
t. L. Henderson,
For Good ~ <
Go To I
PHE PALACESTUDIO I
ir opens a Savings account,
you the safe. We keep the
accounts draw four per cent,
ne being compounded semiget
a safe. It will help you
Tie Bank of Fairmont
FAIRMONT, W. VA._
J. E WATSON. President.
J. S. HAYDEN, Vice President
*-1 fit TA?r ?<?ww. w w*w*fc r* * '
?aliu:\ niiLLtK, casmer.
of its. SI60.000.00
A. B. Fleminjj. J. S. Hayden,
J. E. Watson,
M. L. Hutchinson, F. E. Nichols,
0. S. McKinney. C. E. Manley.^.
Transacts a general hanking business.
Accounts of corporations, firms and
ndividuals received upon the most
avorable terms consistent with sound
ind conservative banking.
Interest paid on time deposits.
Separate vault with safety deposit
noxes for use of customers.
file Monongaliela Bank of f
Opened for business July 15, 1903.
\uthorized Capital, - $50,000OFFICERS.
li. El HARR, President.
B. L. BUTCHER, Vice President.
HUGH F. SMITH, Cashier.
W. E. Watson, R. E. Harr,
2. D. Robinson, C. L. Barnes,
?. B. Swearing-en, B. F. Gaskins,
B. L. Butcher.
A general banking business transacted.
Your business is solicited.
Banking room, Market street, Firs
The First National Bank
of Fairmont, W. Ya.
Capital Stock, - $ 100,000.00
Surplus and Undivided
Profits, - 165,000.00
Designated Depositary of -the United
States and State of West "Virginia.
r. M. HARTLEY, President.
Hon. A. B. FLEMING-,
JOS. E. SANDS, Cashier.
I. M. Rartlev Ron A_ B Flemino*.
Benj. D. Fleming, \Vm. E. Watson. /
Jos. E. Sands.
Chartered as State Bank in 1851.
Organized as National Bank in 1865.
Eechartered as National Bank in
Wants business based on balances
Collects on all points.
Sells domestic and foreign exchange.
Pays interest on special deposits.
Customers' private boxes taken care
>f in our fire and burglar proof vault
!ree of charge.
Citizens' Doliar Savings Bank,
FAIRnONT, W. VA.
Dpened for business Groundhog Day?
February 2d, 1903.
CAPITAL ST0CK~- S100,000.00.
r\. L. LEHMAN, J. A. CLARK,
President. Vice President.
J. R. LINN, Cashier
L. Lehman, * J. A. Clark,
1. P. Hart, J. F. Cook,
li. C. Powell, C. W. Swisher,
W. H. Nicholson, Jr.
Does a general banking business.
I Per Cent. Interest Paid on Savings Deposits.
It's What You Save, Not What
You Earn. That Alakes Wealth. ~
riie People's Bank of Fairmont,
$'<?UU,UUU.UU. . Jeorge
M. Jacobs President
Jeorge DeBolt Cashier
r. M. Brownfield... .Assistant Cashier
Directors?G. M. Jacobs, S. L. Wation,
J. M. Hartley, Harry Shaw, W. S.
Jaymond and C. E. Hutchinson.
All business intrusted to us will reseive
prompt and careful attention.
SOLICIT YOUR ACCOUNTS,
nterest paid on time deposits. Vault
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