OCR Interpretation


The Fairmont West Virginian. (Fairmont, W. Va.) 1904-1914, December 09, 1904, Image 1

Image and text provided by West Virginia University

Persistent link: https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn86092557/1904-12-09/ed-1/seq-1/

What is OCR?


Thumbnail for

I mm
THAT THE NAN PAT
TRIAL WILL BE
INCLUDED.
?S HOPES SHE WILI
BY THE COMING
t MADE SCATHING
ENT IN OUTLIN
STATE'S CASE.
blisters' Press.) "
Dec. 9.?The talcing
n the second trial of
the chorus girl charged
g of "Caesar" Young,
day before Justice Daieedings
did not open
?.ucMUUUy uau^e X/aVlS i lei CI LO atj
tend the funeral of a" friend this morning.
It is thought that the. trial will
he completed by Christmas, when the
defendant has hopes to be with her
i parents in Washington. Miss Patterson
was; much depressed to-day from
the scathing arraignment of. her life
toy Prosecutor Rand .last night when
he outlined the State's case.
Rand after dwelling at length on
- the relations of the defendant and
Young, told of efforts to get j. Morgan
Smith, the brother-in-law of Miss Patterson.
into jurisdiction of the State
! that he could be called to testify. The
prosecutor said:
"I am going to show you why J.
Morgan Smith ran away, where he
. ran to, who helped him to run away,
and I am going to show you every ef-fort:
that has been made on the part
of the prosecution to get hold of
Smith ever since."
When Miss Patterson was taken
back to the tombs she broke down and
PET DOtT
"BIT SUPERINTENDENT *OF NAVAL
^^I'CADEMV-AND HIS DAUGHTER,
WHO ARE NOW IN
> HOSPITAL.
{ BALTIMORE, .Met., Dec.- 9.?Capt. -3
I "W. H. Brow 11.son, superintendent of ?
the Naval Academy at Annapolis, and 1
shis ' daughter, Miss Caroline Brown- ?
. son, are undergoing precautionary 6
! | treatment in the Pasteur Department v
y of. the City Hospital. He and his a
- --daughter were bitten last week by a a
|jri->3?et. ?OS Which afterward exhibited
' .symptoms of rabies. Captain Brown- -t<
'son and dauahtei came to this city at y
$??&?once for treatment, but their,presence tl
i ' _ "here. WaK not discovered until Thurs- tl
||||r^ay. b
Captain Brownson is well known in b
-Baltimore, having been assigned to tl
superintend.uthe construction of the
cruisers Detroit and Montgomery,
built several years ago by the Colum- ci
bian Iron'Works. ; . tli
? vv
SmMTivvni\ r?? rr/p t0
Wg?\ iniKU TLCE! hi
|gj '>,% . til
- 3S ABOUT TO BE DISPATCHED TO
FtUSSIA, ACCPRDING TO ST. K
PETERSBURG PAPER. lh
f?T' : ur
j| .rliONDON. Dec. 9.?Some English de
^^^nfeTCspapers "profess to have reliable Su
information that the recall of the w<
Russian Baltic ileeC is in pending, th
-while "otliejs predict the opening of pn
jgipfiSpeace- negotiations?" as a consequence W?
of the annihilation of the Port Arthur
fleet. The newspaper Russ, of-St. Pe- ju
tersburg. however, asserts that a third m(
iSjJapsBaltlc fleet, is about to be dispatched ne
^^Sto jthe Par East. This fleet, the paper ce,
says, will consist of the battleships tal
- General. Admiral Apraxine, Admiral fQi
Seniavin. Admiral Dushakoff and
Nicholas I., the crhiser Vladimir
Monomach. the gunboat Chrabby, "a
mining ship and about five torpedo
sS|S|otUS'3alL said to be in good condition
and with new guns and engines." SA
|Hp'. A good play with a strong plot and
(iiiiuuui i7i. uouieuy, mmrpreiec
' by a> clever lot of people is "the Mis
s.ouri.Girl," which comes to the Grand I
s||||OTond?Ly, December 12. is i
Ask your grocer for Marion flour, x sc^
^ ^ ?1?1 aga
||g| $& Sultan Blocks Fleet. the
MANCHESTER, Eng., Dec. , pos
9.?The Dispatch hears thaWthe bee:
Sultan has assured Great Britain rals
^that' Turkey, will adhere to the C
prevent the passage of the'Gar- mit<
SISTMAS
WANTS TO SUCCEED
SENATOR HAWLEY
RAILROAD PRESIDENT SAID TO
- COVET SEAT IN ? . UNITED
; STATES SENATE.
HARTFORD. Conn.. Dec. 9.?The
appointment of Timothy E. Byrnes as
Assistant to President C. S, Mellen,
of the New York, New Haven and
Hartford railroad, with extraordinary :
powers, has led to a report in Republi- i
can political circles in the Nutmeg <
Htate to the eifect that Mr. Mellen is i
a candidate for United States Sena- i
tor to succeed Senator Joseph R. 1
Hawley, whose term will expire on s
Afarch 3, 1905. t
Senator Hawley has not been in c
good health for several years and it t
is not within the range of probability
that he will be a candidate to sue- a
ceed hitnself. s
Senator Hawley has not been in v
good health for several years and it is g
not within the range of probability s;
that, he will be a candidate to succeed tl
himself. ti
President Mellen was a delegate- at tc
large to the Republican National con- p]
vention at Chicago last June and w
since he became president of. the New as
Haven railroad has taken a keen in- th
terest in the Republican politics of ht
licc oLtiic. mureuver, rie is one OI
President Roosevelt's personal Bi
friends. Mr. Mellen was formerly on
president of the Northern Pacific wl
railway and resigned to take his 'pres- an
ent place. For many years he was a til
resident of St. Paul, Minnesota. th
M:
SHOT GIRL I
ed
WREN SHE- REEUSEO>TO-MARHY
HIM, DID YOUNG SOUTHERN El
MOUNTAINEER.
cei
HUNTINGTON, W. Va? Dec. 9-?
Vliss Mary Bell Kirk, the beautiful
LS-year-old daughter of ex-Town Mar- ' |
dial William Kirk, of Inez, Ivy., Wedlesday
night refused to marry John
Spencer, of Naugauclc, West Virginia,
.nd he shot her through the breast *vbile
accompanying her home from
party given at the home of the girl's
unt, at Naugauck. -g
4.fter firing the shot, which he insnded
should end the life of the al)Q
oung lady. Spencer carried her to
ae Norfolk and Western railroad aljo
racks and placed her unconscious exp
ody across the rails to .be crushpd carr
y a jiassing train. He then fled to T
le mountains. mia
Kescuea from Death. or j
A party passing down the railroad that
ack at a late hour in the night heard (lyn
ie groans of the helpless girl and' som
ent to her rescue. She was carried cam
a nearby house and a physician
as called in. After making an ex- _
uination, he located the bullet in ',
, . . , . that
e young lady s breast.
ty o
After gaining consciousness Miss .
irk declared that Spencer had
reateued several times to kill her ning
even
tless she agreed to marry him. She
clared lhat he again brought up the
bject, and when she told him she Ml]
mid never marry him he pulled y||
e revolver and fired. She did not
ow what took place after the shot.
r- 1 RI r
is fired.
Miss Kirk is a niece of Circuit F
dge J. A. Kirk, and is one of the
>st popular young ladies in the
ighborhood. Feeling against Spenr
is vprv hich nnti ihoro 5?= miin'h
k of organizing a posse to search Th
him in the mountains. Soutl
pleas
CITY OFFICIALS B
of w
V THEY WILL BLOW UP THE teach
SCHOONER TO PREVENT WA- receh
TER, FAMINE AT BUFFALO. contr
a har
(By Publishers' Press.) from
5UFFAI.O, Is'. Y.f Dec. 9.?Buffalo J- En
great danger of having her water Mast?
ply cut off as a result of the Clark
ooner Massasoit bearing against It i
water works at the in-take in Ni- largel
ra river. The schooner rests on days
river bottom with her nose grad- books
y punching a "hole in the in-take '
ition. Unsuccessful efforts had 'The
li uiuul lu pump uei uuL a.ua in us pai i_l
e the craft. basert
ity officials .say to day that they oil Th
blow up the schooner with ;dyna- benefi
?. In another twenty-four hours not u
withir
:v;y?~*vv-'y yaffil
lOREIGNER SEIZE?
KNOWN LADY i
DRAG I
BOLD ATTEMPT AT ASSAULT WAS ;
, MADE BY AN ITALIAN LAST
NIGHT. . ; j||j||
OFFICERS HAD CHASE " AFTER |?
HIM, BUT FINALLY CAUGHT ||
HIM IN FIRST WARD. . |
A daring attempt at assault was j-"
ii.uiniilien on one ot the principal jfl
streets of this city about 7 o'clock last 3
evening. Mrs. Will Bennett, who :re-' |
sides on lower Jefferson- street,'' m
started to an Italian fruit stand !lo- ?
sated on Bridge street, about the hour w
mentioned, and when near the Rey- %
lolds livery iiaru an Italian named Is
3omenico Romano stepped out of the. f?<
ihadows and muttering some unin- Ja
elligible words, seized her by the ?U
lothes and attempted to drag her ?l
iack to the dark spot. .
Mrs. Bennett screamed and jerked; ||i
way from him and ran down Bridge pi
treet until a man was met upon
'horn she called for assistance. This Ai
entleman, whose name is unknown, fit
iw Officer Minear standing in front of mi
le Tavern and notified him of the >v>e
ouble. The officer immediately went tif
i Mrs. Bennett and received her oxanation
and told her to g:o back the <11:
ay she came and not to Be alarmed ed
i be "would follow her so closely that.- wc
e man could not possibly do Jier any to
irm before he reached her. FT
The plan worked admirably, Mrs., thi
annett having hardly made the turn all
i to Washington street on Iter return, rat
hen the foreigner agijin stepped out .an
otfomrtlo/l ^
.XX **xvv,*xxjt/tcu ?.VJ c t au, uct , U ut ' iuis VJLi"'
ne she eluded his grasp and before j
e man -could again catch her, shi
[near was upon him and a desperate s.tr
ttle ensued. The officer star ted fopi to
e lockup with him and was compel}- wa
to knock-'him downojice inordOB'itno
-^protect-'himself. When" :neaJ5sSES& &S6
liseopalian Church the prisoner ant
tde an attempt to get away and sue- He
eded. all because the policeman had he
'ETTY THIEVING if
fO LOCAL SOYS IN TROUBLE I was
IN CHARGE OF A PRETTY SE- j rt
RIOUS NATURE.
iiev
tog
Iver since work on the Wabasli gUjj
t down there has heen trouble a(jm
ut petty thieving going on at the boy
srent camps. It is estimated that bad
ut $100 worth of material; such as restlosives,
has been stolen from the jt
LPS- so I!
he camp near the O'Donnell 0f c
es has been broken open three prop
'our times. An inventory showed are
300 pounds of dynamite, 2,200 time
lviuilc va^o, owjxic; tA|UWU'CJO ctilu Ti!
e fuse have been talien from this boy,
p. It all amounts to nearly $50. ci-im
ssterday Chief Morgan and As- time
mt Chief Bartholow were told eral
some First ward boys were guil- len f
f the crime. A little worlr on the First
caused the arrest of Cun- to oi
ham, and he was put in jail last are t
ing. This morning a warrant boys
iAMMftR SCHOOLS PI
VCIPALS, TEACHERS AND PU- schoc
>ILS ARE STRIVING FOR splen
HIGH GOAL OF ADVANCE- Ient
are
MENT" is be
~?? Th?
e pupils and teachers : in the osd .i
a Side school are very much minec
ed with the contributions -which ter o
have received for the school li- They
, the total sum amounting to tribut
fifty dollars. The fourth grade, Libra;
hlch Miss Helen Fleming is A. H
er, is especially elated since it are p;
ved in addition to the smaller music
ibutions from all of the pupils, Schoo
idsome present of twenty dollars which
Master Edwin, little son of Mr. charg<
Watson, and tea dollars from There
>r Kenna Clark, -son of Mr. J. A. Ihls s
will m
s expected that this sum will be patron
y. increased in the next few of- the
before the order for the new patrion
is made up. The South Side nounci
ladies of the Protestant Eplsco- TH
aurch will give a supper in the One
out room of the Famous Store, velope.
ursday evening next; for the Coal r
really^
IND TRIED TO
jERTO DARK SPOl
hut one grood arm, the other beinj
rendered practically useless, the re
|uit of vaccination.
" The foreigner ran down Bridge
street, and crossed to the' First; ward
fn a few moments Chief Morgan, As
sis taut Chief Bartliolow and Nighl
Hjfalcbman HUe wore hot after him,
the chase led them to the unexplored
tca,iyu8:iiu:-tut- rear oi ;wnai was once
She famous "Yellow Dog." The poice
heard their Quarry stumbling
tlons and lost no time in giving him
^race. Sight at the' start" Bartholow
fas nearly put out of business by
ailing over a high embankment, ltis
nee.striking a fence post at the botDm
and. so severely bruising it that
e can' hardly waljt to-day. Finally
le man was captured. Hite, making
te arrest in a place so dark that he'
sally dldn'.t know whether l?e had
te man wanted or one of the officers
itil the street was reached.
The. prisoner was brought before
sting Mayor Engle this morning who
led him $10 and. costs. Romano jlut
i no defense whatever with the exption
of having all Italian lawyer
ipear for him.
Of all the dirty, filthy, woe-begoiie,
sreputable prisoners that ever ilmpinto
a local court this man was the
>rst. Evidently in - liis desire
escape arrest over in the
rst ward, he had not thought, allying
about his clothes, for they were
tattered'and torn, while the rich
ia wmcii coverea me rags aiftiised
odor that can't be beaten this aide
the crematory.
rhe only other victim was William j
lltz, arrested for begging on the
eets. He stated that his home was j
Martinsburg, W. Va.-; and that he -i
s endeavoring to solicit enough' <
ney to take: him there, having lost.
sa6?*Uimi> while ..working o?p in < the is
hracite regions of Pennsylvania. I
was set free with the proviso that
should at once leave town. c
WABASH GAMPS I
issued to. include Goff Jenkins. is
not known that the boys stole
the missing material, hut it is-he- 1
ed that a clue will be found leadto
the apprehension of all the <
ty parties. The Cunningham hoy
lifted to being with the Jenkins Q,
when he entered the camp. He
live sticks of dynamite when ar- 2'.
ed.
is extremely dangerous to have ei
nuch of the explosive in the hands
areless boys. People's lives and lo
erty are endangered as the boys lo
likely to set off the stuff at any pi
or place. ya
tese boys, especially the Jenkins to
have been mixed up in petty en
es several times before, and it Is
something is done about it. Sevartides
have recently been sto- ev
rom some Italians' homes in tlip wr
ward, which have been traced In
ae of .these boys. The chances mi
hat those and one or two other all
will be given a chance to reform, fet
========================= int
)ING GOOD WORK
? thi
>1 has a fine corps of teachers, a the
did body of pupils, and an excel- pre
school spirit, and the patrons wa
ell pleased with the work which lar;
ing done. wo
i teachers and pupils of the Sec- mo
yard grammar school are deter- the
1 not to be outdone in the mat- a t
f raising books f6r the library, swi
received several dollars in con- sig]
Ions on last Friday, which was the
ry Day. The prfneipal, Mr. E. nee
unt, and teachers and pupils, C
reparlng to have a literary and gen
al entertainment in the High tioi
I chapel in the near future to pro
a small admission fee will he sist
ed for the benefit of the library. roa<
is plenty" of excellent talent in yeai
chool, and the entertainment sen
o doubt be very-'pleasing to the f?r
s of the school, and because this
purpose, it should be liberally si
ized. The date will bo an- wer<
}d later. day.
E SMALLPOX SITUATION. T<
new ease of smallpox has de- cem
d?that of a woman living on vice
un> tiiis maKcs : cases chu:
sick in the city. The others are will
ua ran tine
^ NOVEMBER WAS
BANNER MONTH
.
5' "
BALTIMORE AND OHIO BUSINESS
VERY HEAVY IN FREIGHTS
MONTH.
The month of November just
passed was the banner month of the
. local yard. When the comparisons
below are perused one can readily
understand why-It is decidedly iteces- ,
sary for the Baltimore and. Ohio- to j
increase the room and install modern
Improvements. Below we give the j
shipment for November* 1903, and for ,
the corresponding mouth of the pre-: .
' vious- year: t
November, 1904. .- u
Received from Wheeling division, j.
East, 1,741 loads, 4,921 empties.
Delivered to same, 5.SG5 loads. 571 (
empties. c
Received from Wheeling division. <j
West, 1,874 loads, ,",197 empties.' c
Delivered to same, 5,789 loads, 9S4. n
empties.:: e
Received from F., M. & P. division.
3,0(19 loads, 131 empties. '
Delivered to same, 041 loads, 1.290
empties.
Received from M. R. branch. 9,425 .
. - .. Hi
roads. 8S empties. ti
Delivered to same, 1,140. loads, (1,749
empties;. H
Received from Paw Paw branch,.SIS ,v
loads.. S empties. f(;
Delivered to same, 49 loads, 279
empties. . . at
This, makes a total of 29,915 loads. f
and 29,923 empties handled. througH aa
the local yard, and of these, 12,059 nt
loads were weighed over the scales ^
iere.- requiring 3,037 hours of yard hc
jngine -service. r'-.
November, 1903. '
. Received..., ixQmtWheeling.divi.Mon.
Sast, 1,580 loads, 3,824" empties. ce
Delivered to same, 5,456 loads, S85 (-e
mpties
Received from- Wheeling, division. jc
Vest, 1,49S loads. 3,297 empties. Uc
' Delivered to same, 5,443 loads, 500
mpties. -p-j
Received from F? M. & P. branch.
uU
,2C7 loads, 2S6 empties. J50|
Delivered to same, 1,098 loads, *.m
,321 empties. s'!r,
Received from M. It. branch, 7,860
dUC
)ads, 74 empties. 0j.
Delivered to same, 1.1 uu loads, h
537 empties. . ?
Received from Paw Paw branch,
A loads, 11 empties. Q
Delivered Lo same, IIS loads, 207
per,'
npties. ?
-Total handled through yard, 25.SS0 S
ads and 17.272 empties, with 1,001 scm
ads weighed over the scales at th<g du~
ace. and requiring 2,443 hours of ?,*ai
rd engine \ service. The increase ?c!l
r the year is 4,020 loads and 12,051 pr?l
lpties. ers
The Biggest Day. ried
By far the largest number of loads
er weighed in the Fairmont yard bon<
is sent over the scales yesterday. was
the twenty-four hours ending last Gr 1
dnight, 081 loads of coal and colie, otbe
loaded within the radius of a very *-'ev
: -nr.
v miles of this city, were brought
o the local yard. tIie
Previous to that, 54!) was the larg- adnl:
day's work completed by the scale enc<L"
jws, and every one Is aware that ^
s yard is always a busy place, so, ter 1
irefore, the. entire yard force Is depa
Hid of HlP hprfftrmflnno Thic font- (1
s accomplished simply, because a Chad
Be engine is now used for scale to.Cl
rk, thus allowing more cars to be matt
ved at one weighing; and saving h?r 1
time that it takes to run around 0 clo<
rack, not to mention the beneflt lit helY
itching. Engine 1612 is now as- **enc
tied to tlie scale work, replacing not 1
'1603, which, goes in for much
ded repairs. clien
lharles H. Riggs, a brother of the to sa
eral yardmaster, and a -second edl- "
i of that gentleman as to railroad and
clivities, has been appointed as- Iand
ant night yardmaster. His rail- He f
J experience covers a number of Chad
rs of practical work, having seen actin'
dee on the ^Wheeling division and to -e
a time a conductor ; in the yard at Tht
Place. . , would
x Cumberland division crews c"r?

xml | txt