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CLUES
NOW POINT TO THE IDENTITY OF
THE MAN WHO JUMPED FROM
STEAMER CITY OF ERIE.
WAS PROMINENT WHOLESALE
GROCER.
BUFFALO, N. Y., May 16.?All indications
and clues now point to .lie
identity of the man who jumped overly
. board from the steamer City of Erie
on last Thursday night as named Sills
and a member of a prominent wholeI
sale grocery firm in New York.
YTesterday Captain Hugh McAlpin.
of the City of Erie, received a letter
Kjfe from John S. Sills, of Eighth avenue
and Forty-sixth street, New York City.
The letter said that the writer's brothI
er had left home on May 4th last, intending
to jump overboard for the >. irpose
of committing suicide. Nothing
r. l.r. oi1 TVIOTI Cl'n/lO (Viet
1 MO.?' wcusju - jj vrcxi vt. kjl liic juu.? o.uv,^ iuc?.<.
date.
; In the letter was a photograph of
g the missing man. The picture was
; shown to several members of the crew
?: of the City of Erie and they identified
. the picture as being that of the man
. .... ifio Jumped overboard last Thursday.
Charles Baler, tho bell boy who held
him back, says he is sure that it is
the man. Also the letter contained a
printed circular offering $200 reward
for the information as to the whereabouts
of the missing man.
This gave accurate description of
the person, and this description tallies
with that given by the men who saw
fhe suicide on the boat on Thursday.
BELLE OF HARVARD
A BOY
I Newton Edwards Creates Sensation In
Female Garb.
The new belle of Harvard is a boy.
: The beautiful maiden with artistic
: outlines, languorous eyes, and daintyways
is under other circumstances, a
hearty, healthy, and 'boisterous young
V man,/ says the Philadelphia Press.
Yet he is the prettiest girl that
/ Harvard ever had; so pretty, in fact,
; ' that the real girls are a bit jealous,
although they all want the pboto.
graph ' of the "Belle of Harvard."
The belle is a Boston boy, named
. Newton Edwards. He lias athletic
tendencies, studies reasonably bard,
-and is a fine specimen of young man- j
.hood. But his appearance as a man
-; would never win for Him the renown
lie has gained as a girl. In a gorgeous
y7" gown and a picture hat he canjiut
gjrs^ many a pert dressmaker's model to
shame.
ggv Edwards was suddenly brought, be||
fore the public eye when the Dcutscher
Verem of Harvard put "Pension |
Scholar" on the stage,
gj The Deutscher Verein fulfills for
the German drama at Harvard about
P / the same functions which the Cercle
IfeFrancaise and the Hasty- Pudding
: Club performs' for French and Eng-.
y. lish theatricals. It Is one of the most
active organizations in Cambridge.
: For in addition to the production
if each year of a public play, tiierc arc
i given in the clulj rooms aliont ence a
month plays in which new members
* are required to take part. This system
serves as a mild sort of initia|l
tion, without which no undergraduate
organization would be complete,
and also is valuable as a "try-out" for
the cast of the public performances,
sltjv . Another form of activity finds oxpression
in occasional informal talks by
. members of the .German department
iv* on subjects connected with German
life and letters.
Edwards was cast for the part of
jj>' _ Miss Frederike more on account of
C'', his ability as an actor than because
jg[ f he was expected to make up well,
t but every one was Sstounded when lie
appeared in female dress. 11' he dicl
not speal-c no one could tell that he
v'y was a boy. In 'fact, many protested,
as he daintily stepped across the
Si.v, ' t; stage, that he must be a girl, and
- when assured and reassured that he
|p'_ was a boy, then the photograph craze
ty'v ran riot.
v1 The rrtrlQ timT-o nr fi-rcU disnnsoil to !
r-f " . . "
. be provoked, but that has all passed.
..' .Now .they are making a social lion of
: Edwards and he rather enjoys liis
unique position. He receives many
-V* letters i'rom female admirers who
? have only seen his photograph, hut
these he considers a nuisance.
Hearst Insane, Says Wattercon.
LOUISVILLE, Ky.. May 17.?
l?dHenry Watterson, in his paper, the
(>.. Courier-Journal, declares that W. R.
Hearst, who is seeking the Demoit';
, cratic Presidential nomination is insane,
and he denounces the Hearst
X;,..y campaign methods in Kentucky. Cont
cerning Hearst the paper says: "We
unhesitatingly declare it is our fixed be|
* lief that the explanation of a specta,sp
astounding, so revolting, may
% he found in the circumstances that
\ Mr. i Hearst; is mentally unbalanced,
\ not wholly responsible for what would
. otherwise be the most gigantic fake,
not. even excepting the affaire Humw
-erc, of modern times in this or any
JIM MARTIN
THE ICE CREAM MAN 18 NOW IN
SHAPE TO DO THE HANDSOME
THING BY HIS CUSTOMERS.
Everybody In Fairmont knows the
good qualities of a dish of Jim Martin's
delicious ice cream. He has been,
for a number of years, a leader in the
ice cream and soda fountain business,
as well as in the drug business. He
furnishes ice cream to nearly all the
fountains and parlors In the city and
has a large shipping trade.
We are glad to know that he has
started up a new drug store in the
Yost building on Fairmont avenue.
This is one of the best fitted up drug
stores in the State. The woodwork Is
cherry with a mahogany finish. The
fountain Is one of Green's latest make.
r> ia hoinrr flttorl lin n TlflT
lor where people can be served away
from the noise of the street.
A full line of drugs, patent medicines
and perfumes are carried, and proscriptions
are compounded with tlie
greatest care.
Everything is kept neat about the
place and he is sure to have a gooil
share of the trade.
CALL FOR REPUBLICAN DISTRICT
CONVENTIONS.
To the Republican voters of Marion
county:'
Conventions of the Republican pur
ty of the several magisterial districts
jf Marion county aro 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 he held in Wheeling on the 12th
day ofDuiy, 1904.
To tlie Judicial convention to he
held in -Morgantown on the Sth dar
of June, 1904, at 10 o'clock A. M.
To the Senatorial convention to he
hereafter called.
Also to transact such other business
as may properly come before said
district conventions.
The said- several district conventions
will be held at tlie respective
places hereinafter named; and will
elect the number of delegates herein
after designated, and no more, that
is to say:
.Fairmont aistrict convention win
meet at the Court-house in tlie City
of Fairmont, and is entitled to elect
the following number of delegates:
To the State convention, G.
To the Judicial convention, 0.
To tlio Senatorial convention, 9.
Grant district convention will meet
in Monongah (meeting place to he
provided by district committeeman).
State convention, S.
Judicial convention, 5.
Senatorial convention, 5.
Lincoln district convention will
meet at Farmington school house:
State convention, 3.
Judicial convention, ?.
Senatorial convention, 5.
Mannington district will meet at
Town of Mannington at school house.
State convention, S.
Judicial convention. 11.
Senatorial convention, 11.
Pawpaw district will meet at Neptune
school house.
State convention, 2.
Judicial convention, 2.
Senatorial convention, 3.
Union district will meet in the
First ward of the City of Fairmont,
at the school house.
State convention, 4.
Titii fArivpntinn fi
Senatorial convention, 6.
Winfield district convention will
meet 111 Mt. (Harmony school house.
State convention, 3.
Judicial convention, 0.
Senatorial convention, 5.
It is requested that-in making solection
of delegates, that only tliose
be selected who are likely- to attend
the convention to which they are
made delegates. The call for c'.ie
State convention states that nc proxies
will he admitted as delegates.
By order of the Executive Committee.
HARRY SHAW, Chairman.
A. L. LEHMAN, Secretary.
Dated April 30, 1901.
Cow Stables Not lr> It.
WASHINGTON, D. C? May 10.?The
United tSates Supremt Court to-day
upheld the constitutionality of the ordinance
of the city of St. Louis which
provides that no one shall keep a cow
stable within the city limits without
p. nermil from the municipality. The
complainants were John J. Fisher and
Bernard Schaeffer, in separate cases,
both of which were decided in favor i!
the defendant, the City of St. Bonis.
Russia's Resources Inexhaustible.
ROME, May 17.?The Secolo publishes
an interview to-day with General
Garibaldi on the war between
Japan and Russia. General Garibaldi
thinks that Russia will, come out victo-'
rious in the end because of that country's
inexhustible resources and the
supply of French riioney.
He attributes tim disasters which
have thus far overtaken Russia was
the lack of good ^eneralship. <
" MEN WHO LOOK ALIUE."
" " *
. "One of tie strongest pieces of evidence
against an accused man when n<
tliere Is any doubt connected with the w
Identity of tbe criminal 13 the state- m
ment of any one or more witnesses tt
that 'he Is the man: I could pick him tb
out of a crowd/ and yet despite tbe tii
awful weight this often has In decid- re
ing the result of a trial it is in reality en
weak and fallacious and would fall to y(
pieces if a good, practical test were A<
made of the witness' alleged remarka- y<
hie perspicuity," said the man who Is 11
fond of criminal research. "I think it th
has been the experience of nearly ev- it
ery man who has traveled any to meet
with numerous people who will take tli
him for some one else. At least a doz- di
en times in my career has this occur- in
red. This has been in broad daylight, to
011 the street or some public place
where with clear vision and unhamtlioucht
n man does not know if -A'
I am myself or some one else. Change y<
the conditions?sunshine for darkness, te
an ordinary street scene for one of i(
crime, perhaps murder, with its attendant
excitement and mind disturbance, &
and say if it be possible for a man who m
has caught perhaps one moment's view er
of the fleeing criminal to go into the ie
witness stand and 'identify' the man. y(
Suppose we were to advertise for three tli
or four men bearing a close resem- te
bianco to the prisoner (and they would p,
not be very hard to find In a city of
this size), dress them exactly like the
accused and let them mingle and intermingle
among themselves, and it is almost
a foregone conclusion that the
best witness in the court will be so
puzzled he cannot toll one from another."?New
Orleans-Times-Democrat. 0l
? ai
L-ITTLE THINGS. <
:? tL
Tlie Jmporlance They at. TIincN Afl- FC
Nunii' In Affairs of Life. 01
"The longer J live." observed the d(
cashier of a bank downtown, "the more in
I realize the importance of little things, gi
Here is a case in point," lie continued, lo
referring to a letter he just had re- bi
ceived. "A few weeks ago I had two
callers in my office, one an excitable tl;
elderly mail, a big depositor, a yd the pi
other the president of a manufacturing tc
concern and the writer of this letter, cl
This manufacturer left, and soon aft- w
erwanJ the excitable man discovered ei
that some one had taken his hat. IXo 01
stormed about the place until one of cc
the clerks suggested that perhaps the pi
manufacturer had taken it Lfy mistake, or
The excitable man demanded his address
and started out to hunt him down or
and give him *a piece of his mind.' b(
/-lot' T rrmil 11 lef tor frnm tc
the manufacturing concern and was b<
astonished to see among the naYues of fr
its officers Hint of my excitable caller jt
as vice president. My curiosity was
aroused, and I made some inquiries.
Now 1 learn that the excitable man
was so pleasantly received when he TU
called for his hat that his anger cooled
at once. Then be got to talking about
the manufacturer's business and the of
money he was making. A few days m
later he invested heavily in the con- et
cern and was elected its vice president, w
And all because of that liltlo mistake tli
about a hat."?New York I'ress. th
di
IVew Yea'r'.s Its TiI?o<. til
Feb. IS is New Year's day in Tibet, hi
and for the succeeding three weeks df
Lassa is the scene of strange proceed- ro
iugs. Its government passes from the th
lama to a monk of the Doha rig monastery.
who buys the right of rule by auc- pi
tion. He is called the tr.lno and. re- hi
ceiving the homage of all, exercises his ft
authority b.v imposing heavy lines for fti
his own profit. His men visit every h
house in Lassa to collect heavy taxes ftc
and flues, so that all the pq.orer people m
leave the city at the New Year. From sl<
th? country round priests flock 111 for
numerous religious ceremonies, which th
culminate in the selection of a human cr
scapegoat for the sins of Lassa. The to
face of the victim is painted half black th
and half white, and after he has been
beaten by the populace ns a symbol
of the transference to him of the sins
of the people he is hooted :md mobbed
out of Lassa, whither he tnay not return
for a year. w
u.?
Tlio Cniln'^iia Tree.
The umbrojhi tree is round in Ceylon
in greater profusion thnn anywhere ^
else in tlie world. As a matter of scienrr(
tillc fact, these trees grow to their ^
greatest height and attain to their
greatest size in very wet, rainy conn- ^
trios. This growth frequently is due ^
to the fact that the tree requires a ,u
great deal of moisture and not because Qit
is needed to keep off the rain'. The j
tree forms so complete an umbrella
that a number of persons might take m
shelter under its spreading branches.
The foliage is, as a rule, so thick that it
serves to keep off the rain almost perfectly
even in a heavy downpour. cl
. n]
The Etsnpr of Korea.
Only the king of Korea may rear jj,
goats or have round columns ami fe,c
square rafters to his house or wear a ni
coat of brilliant red. Only the king ^
may look upon the faces of the queen's
hundreds of attendant ladies or have fc
any building outside of which there are
more than three steps. Four steps
would he high treason and would cost
their owner a traitor's death. w
te
PuniKhment.
Xnggus?What arc you going to do y(
with the hero and heroine of that gc
magazine story you are running now? Cr
Marry them? Borus?Certainly. They
will be married In the last chapter.
Naggus?I'nt glad of it. It will serve
them right!?Chicago Tribune. A
-w
Bake Baikal, the "holy sea," is, excepting
Victoria Nynnza in Ajfrica, the
largest lake In the eastern hemisphere, m
It is 3.XOO feet deep. pt
It is the every day business that fcounts.
Read the West Virginian. fo
THE LIFE OF TH^ WORLD."
HaouiKMd Trar..
There Is a general and 'widespread
>tIon, which the curious Investigator
III find scattered throughout both
ediaeval and modern literature, that
ie world will last 6.000 years from
ic date of Its creation. An inscrip3n
In one of Martin Luther's books
ads as follows: "Elijah, the prophet.
Id that the world had existed 2.000
ars before the law was given (from
Hiiro to Moses), would exist 2,000
sars under the Mosaic law (from
oses to Christ) and 2,000 years under
ie Christian dispensation, and then
would be burned."
In the Etrurian account of the creajn
(by Suidas) I find a similar tration:
"The Creator spent 0,000 years
creation, and G,000 more, are allotted
the earth."
In the black letter edition of Foxe's
lets and Monuments" there is a
hole sermon given, witn uie u.wv
jar limit of tlie earth's duration as a
xt. (See above work, edition of
532.)
S6me writers contend that the "six
lys" referred to in Holy Writ really
ean G,000 years, and that the **sevltli
day" Is a type of the coming miliiiiitim.
or "Sabbath of a thousand
jars." The psalmist says. "For a
tousand years are in thy sight as yesrday."
(Psalm xe, 4. See also II
eter iii. 8.)?St. Rouis Republic.
HUGE DUCK FARMS.
hey Are to Be Seen on AH the Watenv?>N
of China.
Enormous flocks of tame ducks, numjring
many thousands, are to be seen
l all the waterways of China. These
o carefully herded by the duck
irmcr and hit; sons and guided by
lein to suitable feeding grounds. A
cent writer speaks of seeing them
i the Yangtse in midstream, floating
)wn in compact masses with the rac.g
current and surrounded by their
jardians in tubs, who, armed with
ng bamboos, smartly whacked any
rds that happened to stray.
These ducks always appear to be of
ie same age. a curious fact that is exaincd
by the Chinese use of incuba>rs
on a large scale. They are very
larv about revealing details, but it
ould appear that these incubators are
their made of manure and lime in the
jen air or in rooms heated by char>al
fires, the eggs in this case being
aced in baskets covered with straw*
cotton wool.
To illustrate the magnitude of these
jerations it may be mentioned that a
jat on a river will sometimes encounr
a floating mass of eggshells immuring
tens of thousands and coining
oin an incubator where ducks have
:st been hatched.
A READY PREACHER.
ttn 5>I o Jnsiancc of Presence of
MiiKl In the Pulpit.
Frederick the Great, being informed
the death of one of his chaplains, a
an of considerable learning and piy.
determined to select a successor
ith the same qualifications and took
ie following method of ascertaining
e merit of one of the numerous candates
for the appointment: He told
e applicant that he would furnish
in with a text the following Sun*
ly, when be was to preach at the
yal chapel. The morning came, and
e chapel was crowded to excess.
The king arrived at the end of the
ayers. and on the candidate aseendg
the. pulpit lie was presented with
sealed paper by one of his majesty's
ds-de-camp. The preacher opened
and found nothing written. He did
>t, however, lose his presence of
iud, but. turning the paper on both
les, he sakl:
"My brethren, here is nothing, and
ere is nothing. Out of nothing God
eated all things/* And he proceeded
deliver a most eloquent discourse on
e wonders of the creation.
The Story of ji Crest.
There is a curious tradition concerng
the almost miraculous preservation
' the life of the first Earl of Kildare,
hieli explains the origin of the crest
led by the Offaly Geraldincs. While
i infant, so the record runs, he was
the castle of Woodstock when an
arm of fire was raised. In the conision
that ensued the child was for)tten.
and on the servants running to
arch for him the room in which he
y was found in ruins. Soon after a
range voice was heard in one of the
wers. and on looking up they saw
1 ape, which was usually kept chainl,
carefully holding the child in his
ins. The earl afterward, in grntiide
for his preservation, adopted a
onkey for his crest.?London News.
Ages of Birds.
Small singing birds live from eight to
ghteen years. Havens have lived for
most a hundred years in captivity,
id parrots longer Than that Fowls
;e ten to twenty years. The wild
lose Jives upward or a uuncirea years,
id swans are said to have attained
e age of 300. The long life of birds
is been interpreted as compensation
r the great mortality of their young.
A Fnlnl Omission.
"I can't for the life of mo make out
hat my wife is driving at In this letr?"
"Of course you can't, old chap. Don't
>u see that she forgot to add the postript?"?New
Orleans Times-Demoat.
Graded Affection.
Housekeeper?Do you love children?
pplicant?It all depends on the
ages, mum.
Industry keeps the body < healthy, the
Ind clear, the heart whole and the
irse ful 1.?Simmons.
>ofey's Honey and Tar
r children, safe, sure. No opiates.
SAFES
BOne aol
Savings
interest, s
annually.
save.
HOME SAV1
IF YOU WANT
TO BUY A HOME,
BUILD A HOME, OR
BUY REAL ESTATE
FOR SPECULATION,
See HarrflDoutit
I have, or can get, what you want and
save you money on it.
Mu Services are Free
To the buyer, and when you buy Real
Estate through me you are certain of
getting the
Best fropertu
on tiie Market
AT THE LOWEST PRICE.
"PUT MONEY INTO THY PURSE."
HOW ?
ASK HARR ABOUT IT.
322 1-2 Main Street,
i
! sterling Silver!
We
Are
Showing
a Very Complete
Line of
Sterling
Silverware
Suitable for
Wedding and Anniversary
'
! HHl Presents.
RIHELDflFFER
& BROWNFIELD.
Baltimore & Ohio
railroad.
PASSENGER, trains will arrive at
and depart from Fairmont on the
following schedule on and after November
22d, 1903
west bound.
No. 7.?Chicago Express. 3:28 a.m.
No. 5.?Wheeling Accommodation
7:47 a. m.
No. So.?Wheeling & Cincinnati
Express. 7:29 P. M.
No. 71.?Wheeling Accommodation
1:36 p. M.
east bound.
No. S.?New York, Baltimore
and Wash
ington Express. 3:35 a. m.
No. 72.?Grafton Aecom'n 10:53 a. m.
No. 40.?New York, Baltimore
and Washington
Express. 1:48 p. m.
No. 4.?Grafton Aecom'n 8:38 p. m.
I-'., M. ASD B?. JJKVXtll.
arrives.
No. 50.?Pittsburg Aecom'n 1:oop. m.
No. 4.?Pittsburg Aecom'n 9:45p.m.
departs.
No. 3.?Pittsburg Aecom'n 7:50 a.m.
No. 51.?Connellsville Ac'm 2:10p.m.
No. 09 leaves daily for Morgantown
at 9:05 p. m. No. 02 arrives from Morgantown
at 0:55 a. M., daily except Sunday
; at 8:00 a. m. Sunday only.
M(>.\0.\GAH DlVISlOSi.
No. 5.?Arrives at Fairmont 5:35 p. m.
| No. 1.?Arrives at Fairmont 12:10 p. m.
JNO. <3. Arrives ilUi' mimuuu I.^UA. -IVA.
No. 2.?Leaves Fairmont. .. 7:10 a. m.
No. 0.?Leaves Fairmont... l:53p. m.
No. 4.?Leaves Fairmont... 9:50p. m.
All trains are daily except Nos. 3
and 4 on the F., M. and P. branch,
which are daily except Sunday. I
: For sleeping' car reservations and
information concerning tickets and
rates, consult
T. l. Henderson,
Ticket Agent.
For Good
POTTOS,
. Go To \ : !
TH E PALflCE STUDIO
llll Cunningham Block.
TO DEROSITORS.
liar opens a Savings account.
n
you the safe. "We keep the
v : _w;.- . . :
; accounts draw four per centame
being compounded semid
get a safe. It will help you
INOS BANjt.
Tlie Bank of Fairmont
FAIRMONT, W. VA.
J. E WATSON. President.
J. S. HAYDEN, Vice President.:
WALTON MILLER, Cashier. :
Capital. SI50.000.00.
Undivided Profits. S160.000.00
DIRECTORS:
A. B. Fleming, J. S. Havden,
J. E Watson,
M. L Hutchinson. F. E. Nichols,
0. S. jMcKinney, C. E. Manley.
Transacts a general hanking business.
Accounts of corporations, firms and.
individuals received upon the most
favorable terms consistent with sound
and conservative banking.
Interest paid on time deposits.
Separate vault with safety deposit
boxes for use of customers.
The First National Bank
of Fairmont, W. Va.
Capital Stock, - $100,000.00
Surplus and Undivided
Profits, - 165,000.00
Designated Depositary of the United
States and State of West Virginia.
J. M. HARTLEY. President, .
Hon. A. B. FLEMING,
Vice President.
JOS. E. SANDS, Cashier.
DIRECTORS.
J. M. Hartley, Hon. A. B. Fleming,
Rp.ni. T). Tfl^mincr Wm "R. Watcnn
Jos. E. Sands.
Chartered as State Bank in 1851.
Organized as National Bank in 1865.
Recliartered as National Bank in
1S85. '' "
Wants business based on balances
and responsibility.
Collects on all points. j-'ri
Sells domestic and foreign exchange.
Pays interest on special deposits.
Customers' prieat1 boxes taken care
of in our fire and burglar proof vault
free of charge.
t _ : .
Citizens' Dollar Savings Bank,
FAIRnONT, W. VA.
Opened for business Groundhog Day?
February 2d, 1903.
CAPITAL STOaT- $100,000.00.
OFFICERS :
A. L. LEHMAN, J. A. CLARK,
President. Vice President.
J. R. LINN, Cashier
DIRECTORS :
A. L. Lehman, J. A. Clark,
J. P. Hart, J. F. Cook,
L. C. Powell, . C. W. Swisher,
vv. ??. xvicuoison, jr.
Does a general banking- business.
4 Per Cent. Interest Paid on Savings Deposits.
It's VVliat You Save. Not What
You Earn. That Makes Wealth.
The PeoDie's Bank of* Fairmont,
W. Va.
CAPiTALSTOCK,
$200,000.00.
George M. Jacobs President
George DeBolt.... Cashier
J. M. Brown field. . . .Assistant Cashier
Directors?G. M. Jacobs, S. D. Watson;
J. M. Hartley, Harry Shaw, $V. S. "
Haymond and C, E. Hutchinson.
" * - AN
business intrusted to us will receive
prompt and careful attention.
SOLICIT YOUR ACCOUNTS.
Interest paid on time deposits. Vault
is free to customers for private boxes .;.y-yy
and papers.
j Is Now Open
ABBOTT'S BOARDING HOUSE
Next to the New Jacobs Building'on
Monroe Street.
Furnished Rooms.
Table Board.
Entire house newly- furnished.
Baths, all conveniences. '
Rooms are large, airy, com
fortable, homelike. Beds are
soft,-.new and well taken care
' of. Board will/bet the best
and lots of it. For rates call ,
at house. Fiife parlor for all.

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