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* By the Insider in the Pittsburg Dis'
Most people, including those wfttf |
>, iie.-er dreamed of collecting any phi- j
losopbyfrom their careening through J
existence, have detected'that invaria- j
X My associated with all political move- 1
ments is the bogy man. State after !
State announces in favor of some j
"son" and pledges unremitting loyal- i
" ty to his cause, and then the martagets
anxiously start the task of compitting
the ballot outlook. But ai''
ways over the scene hovers the bogy
\ man. the one force that holds with-.
, in his grasp the subtle power to tlis :
rupt all that months of careful propaganda
have done. Sometimes the:
bogy man is a welcome visitant, and |
descends like the old god from a machine
in Greek tragedy to resolve all
: the tribulations and tangles into J
which the fate3 and the tragic muse ;
have involved the hero. Grover .
, Cleveland is the spectre that now ;
broods over all the manipulations and |
speculations of the Democratic leaders.
Jlention of the Sage of Princeton is
persistent. His delineations have
been as numerous and emphatic
as the most greedy could command,
and yet, within the very closing
hours of the canvass, a loud refusal
I is heard to/any surrender to his an'
nounced desire to enjoy his retirement.
The situation lias been fre;
quently analyzed and still the last
process has not been exhausted, nor
is full reliance shown to the report;
of the experts. Many suspect Mr.
Cleveland of not only secretly cherishing
the wish to essay another campaign,
but to force into unmistakable *
. view that a nomination remains with- I
in his own voluntary refusal. But the
perusal of the daily journals of his
party fqith discloses in many forceful
sections that the sentiment in his favor
emanates not from any consideration
of what his personal wishes may
' be, but from the controlling idea of
obtaining a candidate presenting
more elements of success than any
mentioned hitherto.
A third dissection of the quqer sitaation
discovers that Mr. Cleveland
is nurturing the present status with
deliberate intent of preventing any
combination by which the radical
wing can win, or con- I
. ceding the now utter improb- j
ability of that, of aiding his j
own preferred contingent toward sue- j
cess. Since his exit from the White!
House and settling down in Princeton I
: his appearance at intervals in the role j
of lecturer or publicist, and especially ;
upon matters of outdoor snort, elicited j
no comment other than of welcome j
v - and the scissors were applied busily
in making copious quotations from his I
articles so surcharged with his unique I
style. Within the past six weeks It is j
. output has grown constant and in
ie some 'Instances he has even "syndi- j
cated" upon some topics,, notably his I
recitalofthe bond issues and his ac- j
;; don during the Debs strike troubles
:;V;- 1 ih Chlpfi<ro. TTnor. matters nnrelv !
partisan ho* lias nor been as loath as !
formerly to'give counsel, and ho even |
lias stated his personal .preference as
to a candidate. Though other canards j
and hitter bits of gossip have percolated
he has cared ro-refute none, ex.
cepr one. as to his ever having invited
a negro to his table, a peculiarly sen- ,
sitive item in Southern latitudes. !
Without further itemizing the idea re- !
mains fixed that for a gentleman in
retirement Mr. Cleveland has lcept ;
himself unduly busy.
At the threshold a survey of the I
field of managers who might compass !
his nomination at Sr. Louis reveals a j
strong and familiar string. They are
Democrats who have manipulated
conventions before and organized vie
iui v, mm iitj news oi any escape <ji
i their old cunning is abroad. But the
array of Democratic newspapers
Hk, whch defies the efforts of the Parker
men to suppress its acclaim for CleveB
land is not as popular or effective as
the personnel of his well-wishers. His
H original Brooklyn organ promptly accepted
his declination and since has
|^9 steadfastly supported Parker and
striven to dictate a platform, omitting
Kflr' such trivial planks as those about the
! Philippines and the tariff. While it
| could cheerfully recant its personal
1 choice it would demand a ridiculous
tvhirl for it to support these two prin^ ^iples,
both of which are the main
^^yeland tenets. In Chicago the or^^^tvhich
howls all night and
day for him is the most
Mfcti-Union journal in the
preachments indicate
^^Upn. In Cincinnati a
wramMfflg-ounces lor aim in
e f?rc'ble poCTBtejng
It for
Hjfe&^ing and
forgiven. And thus it goes. The
Cleveland press is constituted of his j
old most bitter enemies.
- |
And yetNnany suspect that there-:
lias been a deep-laid scheme from the i
first" to foist Cleveland upon the par- i
ty. New Jersey left its delegation ]
free to choose and State pride would
precipitate it upon the Princeton man. j
Delaware would welcome the opportunity
to proclaim the old .friend of Its
great Bayard. Tammany, not to make j
amends for the past, but merely to j
record a tactical victory, would howl j
with delight over Parker's retirement 1
iri favor of Cleveland. Hopkins of i
Chicago, who has as his personal as- j
sets the Illinois delegation under j
such slender obligations to Hearst as i
the Cleveland members, Eckels and |
Cable, would suggest, would turn rapidly
over to the Sage his 5-1 votes. |
The program of Cleveland leaders, if j
they have a program for any pur- j
pose than to scare Bryanites away, [
could easily find adoption in the j
South once the danger of Pa river's
nomination is made apparent. This
scheme abandons the whole West to
the machinations of the nondescript
campaign of the Bryanites and merely
invades the Parker preserves,
which have been plotted to include
the Northeast. and the South.
The Cleveland bogy is apt to interest
until it is realized or laid to rest
at Sr. Louis. It squarely encounters
whatever sentiment exists against
Caesarism or the third term. Grant
failed to secure more than 306 votes,
but he held them and he needed but
TO more. That convention of 1-SSO
had but 750 delegates. The men who
argued for a third term for him survive
as some of the most vigorous
! leaders in their parry. How far would
they be estopped? The declination
of Washington and the refusal of that
New Hampshire elector to cast the
unanimous vote for Monroe that
Washington might stand unique in
lienor would be recalled. Would the
Qemocrats relish the sneer that they
had but one man available? Would
the answer be "It is a condition, not a
theory, that confronts us?" One
might concede that Cleveland would
poll all the votes that Parker could
and drive away no more. But, with
out entering: into tne issues tnat
might be aroused by the bogy man
appearing, little denial is expected of
the assertion that a Roosevelt-Cleveland
campaign would be worth staying
up all night to see.
Krsott and the Lost Road.
A story about former* Governor .7.
Proctor Knott was told at the Hoffman
House the other night, which,
while it may do an injustice to the
former Governor, at The same time
was considered by all who heard it
t o be a yarn worthy of repetition,
says the New York Times. The story
was told by K. G. Patterson, of
Vermont, formerly a secretary to a
"It was fully 00 years ago.** said
Mr. Patterson, "when Governor Knott
was traveling through a part of Virginia
in which he was unacquainted.
One night he was compelled to stop
at an inn located at the forks of the
road. The innkeeper, unknown to
Governor Knott, chanced to be a fine
gentleman and undoubtedly of one
of the first families of Virginia.
"Knowing liis distinguished guest
"ho innkeeper endeavored, during the
evening, to draw him into a conversation.
but failed in all his efforts.
"In tbf mnrrdnir when ronrlv to <1
part, Governor Knott railed for his
bill, which, on being presented, was
promptly paid. The landlord, still
anxious to have some conversation
with him. said:
" 'Which way are you traveling. Mr.
"'Sir?' replied die Governor, with
a look cf displeasure.
"'I asked.' said the landlord, 'which
way are you traveling?'
" 'Have T paid you my bill?*
" 'Yes.'
"'Well. I'm going just where I
please, do you understand?'
The landlord by this time had
grown somewhat excited and Governor
Knott drove off. In a few minutes,
however, he sent back his
driver to inquire which of the forks
of the road to take. The Governor
not being out of hearing distance, the
landlord said, at the top of his voice:
"Mr. Knott, you don't owe me one
cent. Just take which road you darn
"It is said that the air thereabout
was u(ue ior uie next 10 minutes.
Roosevelt a Successful Politician.
Leslie's Weekly.
Theodore Roosevelt is one of this
best politicians that has ever occupied
the White House, using the term
politician in the broader sense. William
McKinley was often said to have
been the best politician of the Presidents,
but looking back over the career
of Mr. Roosevelt, it must be acknowledged
that he has been on the
popular side of questions more fre
quently than JIcKinley. * Roosevelt
was an advocate of the Spanish war,
and it was popular with the people.
His connection with that w^Avjnade
him Governor of Hew York of
the strong political macl^|^^^^Ks
To the World's Fair, Very Low. Rates.
Various forms of excursion tickets
to St. Louis vitf Baltimore & Ohio
Railroad, t;o\v on "sale from Fairmont
as follows:
Season tickets, good to return until i
December 15, lSi)4, to be sold daily at !
rate of S2C.S0, round trip.
Sixty clay excursion tickets, final
limit not later than December 15, 1904.
to be sold daily at rate of $22.35, round
Fifteen day excursion tickets, to be j
sold daily at rate of .$18.75, round trip, j
f j
Ten day special coach excursion;
tickets on sale Every Tuesday in June, j
good going in day coaches only, on j
special coach trains, or jn coaches on j
i designated trains, limited for return J
passage leaving St. Louis not later |
than ten days, including date of sale, !
at rate of $13.00, round trip.
Variable route excursion tickets,
either season or sixty day, will be sold
going via one direct route and returnling
via another direct route, full infor- j
| mation concerning which can be ob- j
I tainod from ticket aaent.
- !
Stop-overs, not exceeding ten days j
at each point will be allowed at Washington,
Deer Park, Blountain Lake
Park, Oakland and Mitchell, Intl., (for
French Lick and West Baden Springs)
within return limit, upon notice to
conductor and deposit of ticket -with
depot ticket agent immediately upon
Stop-overs not exceeding ten days
will be allowed at St. Louis on all
one-way (except Colonists' tickets to
the Pacific Coast) and round trip tickets
reading to points beyond St. Louis,
upon, deposit of ticket with Validating
Agent and payment of fee of $1.00.
Three solid vestibuled trains are
run daily from New York, Philadelphia.
Baltimore and Washington, via
Parkersburg and Cincinnati to St.
Three solid vestibuled trains are
run daily from Pittsburg, Wheeling
and Columbus via Cincinnati, to St.
Magnificent coaches, sleeping cars,
observation cars and unexcelled dining
car service.
For illustrated folder, time table
and full information, call at ticket
office. Baltimore & Ohio Railroad.
Very Low Rate Sunday Excursion
Tickets On Sale May 15.
Effective May 15 and continuing
every Sunday* thereafter until further
notice, the Baltimore Ohio
Railroad will place on sale excursion
tickets between, stations of Wheeling
and Grafton, good going East bound
on regular train Xo. 72. leaving Fair- ;
mont at 10:52 A. M., and returning!
.! -? i uaiur< .\u. i i-oo, n:a>iiiii;
Grafton 12:10 noon, and 0:50 P. M.;
and good going West bound on regular
train Xo. 5. leaving Fairmont at 7:17
A. 7*1., and returning oil regular train
No. 4, leaving Wheeling at 5:00 P.
M. For tickets and full information,
call on ticket agent.
To the Republican National Convention,
Chicago, III., Baltimore
and Ohio Railroad.
Account Republican National convention,
at Chicago. 111., June 21-2-1,
the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Company
will place on sale excursion tickets
to that point on June lGtli to 20th,
inclusive, good returning until June
20th. 1001, inclusive.
Call on ticket agents for full information.
Fare for the round trip, $13.00.
If you see a nice 1 .oking
couple driving around with a
good stylish horse, elegant harness,
nobby run-about, carriage or trap,
with nice clean robes, and everything
to match, you can wager ten to one it
was hired from the Jackson Livery
Barn, as we put out only that kind.
FRED S. JACKSON, Manager. Open
day and night. x
Temporarily Demented,
CLEVELAND, Ohio, June 20.?Temporarily
demented, it is supposed, and
fancying that he had some grievance.
John Fern, CI years old, shot Robert
Jones in the B. & O. yards about 7:30
o'clock yesterday morning and then
turned the revolver upon himself. The
death of Fern was instant. Jones'
condition is very serious. Both men
were employes of the B. & O. railroad.
OF Reduced Fares Authorized via
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad,
Summer Season, 1904.
Atlantic City and Seashore.
Special low rate excursions from all
points east of the Ohio river on June
30th, July 14th and 2Sth, August 11th
and 25th, and September Sth.
Cincinnati, O.
tiranu t-ocige, ?s. r. vo. jiiivs, omj
1S-23. One fare pins $1.00 for the
round trip. Tickets on sale July 15th.
lGtlt, 17th, good returning until July
23d, inclusive.
Detroit, Mich.
Baptist Young People's Union of
America, International Convention.
July 7-10.. One fare plus $2.00 for the
round trip. Tickets on sale July 5th
to 7th, good returning until July 12th,
inclusive. .
Indianapolis, Ind.
Xational Prohibition Convention, I
.Tune 2S-J0. One fare for the round I
trip. Tickets on sale June 20th to
27th, good returning until July 10th,
Louisville, Ky.
Knights of Pythias, Biennial Encampment,
August 1C-19. One fare
plus .$1.00 for the round trip. Tickets
on sale August 12th, 13th, 14th and
15th, good returning ttntil August
31st, inclusive.
San Francisco, Cal.
Triennial Conclave, Knights Templar,
September. 5-0. One fare for the
round trip to 'Chicago or St. Louis
added to fares tendered therefrom
(Chicago $50.00; St. Louis $47.50).
Dates of sale to be announced later.
San Francisco, Cai.
Sovereign Grand Lodge, I. O. O. F.,
September 19-25. One fare for the
round trip to Chicago or St. Louis added
to fares tendered therefrom (Chicago
$50.00; St. Louis $47.50). Dates
of sale to be announced later.
Toronto, Ont.
Friends' General Conference, August
10-19. One fare plus $2.00 for the
round trip. Tickets on sale August
Sth to 11th, good returning until August
31st, inclusive.
For additional information concerning
rates, routes, time oZ trains, etc..
call on or address ticket agents, Baltimore.
& Oliio R. R.
^ ^ ^ i
Yost Billiard Hall.
South Side Pharmacy.
The Health Cigar Company.
-' l c- ^~
J Ul I lib IU I I Otuuiu.
L. G. Ice, Der.tist.
103, 105, 105J/2, 107 Fairmont avenue.
Between both Depots, and best
location in City.
Everything about the house first-class.
Rates $1.50 and $2.00.
Baths and Bar Attacher to Hotel.
1208 to 1214 Water Street,
"You Can't Beat Us
Unless You Cheat."
At the Depot.
The largest and handsomest
Sample rooms in the Country
located in the new $200,000.
Court House.
r-.. ? \rn
rdif iiiuiu, vr vex*
Special low prices on all Trimmed
Hats at The Bon Ton. x
B . '
am opportunity
Xo make money is awaiting
you at the office of
levi b.
322 1-2 Main St.,
Fairmont, W. Va.
Real Estate,
fall on either 'nfinne.
steriina Sliver!
a Very Complete
Line of
Suitable for
Wedding and Anniversary
jt rescind*
Baltimore & Ohio
PASSENGER trains will arrive at
and depart from Fairmont on the
following' schedule on and after May
22d, 1904
Mo. 5.?Arrives at Fairmont 5:35 p. m.
Xo. 1.?Arrives at Fairmontl2:10 p. m.
No. 3.?Arrives at Fairmont 7:45 a. M.
No.2.?Leaves Fairmont... 7:10a.m.
No. 6.?Leaves Fairmont... 1:53 p. m.
No. 4.?Leaves Fairmont... 9:55 p. m.
All trains are daily except Nos. 3
and 4 on the F., M. and P. branch,
which are daily except Sunday.
For sleeping car reservations and
information concerning- tickets and
rates, consult
T. B. Hexdersox,
Ticket Agent.
west bound.
No. 7.?Chicago Express. 4:24- a. m.
Vr. ^ "nTV?oo1inrr Aoocm.
modation 7:47 A. M.
No. 55.?"Wheeling: & Cincinnati
Express. 7:29 P. M.
No. 71.?Wheeling Accommodation
1:36 P. M.
No. 8.?New York, Baltimore
and Washington
Express. 3:25 a. m.
No. 72.?Grafton Accom'n 10:53 a. m.
No. 40. ?New York, Baltimore
and Washington
Express. 1:48 P. M.
No. 4.?Grafton Accom'n 8:38 P. M.
I'., M. AXO P. HllAXCII.
No. 50.?Pittsburg Accom'n 1:00 P. M.
No. 4.?Pittsburg Accom'n 9:55 P.M.
No. 3.?Pittsburg Accom'n 7:50 a.m.
No. 51.?Connellsville Ac'm 2:10 P. M.
No. 69 leaves daily for Morgantown
nt. n-ns x> xt Xit arrives from Mor
gantown at 6:55 a. m. , daily except Sunday;
at 8:00 a. m. Sunday only.
If it's an ideal wedding gift you are
looking for, Cochran, the reliable
jewe:er, has it specially selected for
the occasion. x
All of the latest telegraphic and !
local news will be found in the ""Vest
Virginian. I
&L. S3
(ar opens a Sayings account,
i you the safe. We keep the
accounts draw four "per cent,
line being compounded semii
get a safe. It will help you
Ttie Bank of Fairmont,
J. E WATSON. President.
J. S. IIAYDEN, Vice President.
Capita!. SI50.000.00.
Undivided Profits. S160.000.00
A. B. Fleming. J. S. Hayden,
J. E. Watson,
M. L. Hutchinson. F. E. Nichpls,
0. S. McKinney, C. E. Manley.
Transacts a genera] banking business.
Accounts of corporations, firms ana
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. Ya.
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.
Vice President.
JOS. E. SANDS, Cashier.
J. M. Hartley, Hon. A. B. Fleming,
Benj. D. Fleming, "Wm. E. Watson,
Jos. E. Sands.
Chartered as State Bark in 1851.
Organized as National Bank in 1865.
Recharterea as National Bank' in
Wants business based on balances
and responsibility.
Collects on all points.
Sells domestic and foreign exchange.
Pays interest on special deposits.
Customers' private boxes taken care
of in our fire and burglar proof vault
free of charge.
The People's Bank of Fairmont,
W. Ya.
George J.I. Jacobs President
George DeBolt Cashl6r
J. M. Broivnfield. . . .Assistant Cashier
Directors?G. M. Jacobs, S. Li. Watson,
J. M. Hartley, Harry Shaw, "W. S.
Haymond aud C. E. Hutchinson.
Ail business intrusted to us will receive
prompt and careful attention.
Interest paid on time deposits. Vault
is free to customers for private boxes \
and papers.
For- Good
Go To
Cunningham Block.
Porter Alley and Monroe Street,
C. V. ABBOTT, Proprietor.
Rooms have been remodeled and
thoroughly renovated.
Rooms with bath.
First class bar attached.
Worthy H. Post has bought
the M. R. Post Grocery on 8th
street and will continue the
business at the old stand
where he was formerly located.
Contractor <fe Builder,
guarantees satisiaction in an nis ?
work. Screen doors a specialty. Estimates
free. 718 Gaston Ave. ' ,
are located on the second floor of the
People's Bank Building. They are
prepared to do paving, grading cementing
and all work in their linejon.
short notice.

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