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? A a ' . iAIA A a? ? J ^Q00 )V p ^ s b. ii ti iJ^j TIME FOR I HAS COME commissioners , i sent on that iiiisp to-day: 1 ' V - > | pkAVA.VA,i)ct. 2.?Now Is the cru- j Bole I period of the American occupation of Cuba. Within the next few i ? !? (. mitt ha itatarmlne.l whether the I I States will be able to occupy nd peacefully or have to eu- ] guerrilla war with hundreds i er insurgents turned bandits, there are Indications that ] ibelt now asked to lay down ( II take to the woods and enrobbery and looting In pref- , to returning to work. Taft < seeded cautiously toward dls- i the rebels and disbanding tho < t aymles, but no longer delay | )le. The Insurgents must be d and sent home before pro < n be made In re-establishing | lability. . Commissioners to i rge of turning over the arms ] ebels and providing them atlon home were sent out to- j nfuegos and Quantanamo are , danger points at both which j tve been seizing cattle and < s. Efforts will be made to | em to surrender quietly, but III not agree to peace, force i ent against tbem. imentoMeet ! Arrange Scale 3 FOR 8H0RTER HOURS 1 SAME PAY WILL BE IJ&, MADE -"in yr - | HEELING, Oct. 2.?A meeting of Brotherhood of Hallway Trainmen be held at their headquarters in ker's hall Thursday evening for purpose of taking definite action die demands for an eight-hour i. The trainmen believe that they , not getting their share of the perity of which the railroad com- ' es are bragging, and will demand hours with the same pay. hetlier or not the refusal of the MUiles to grant the demands will t in a strike is not known, lfowit is the general opinion that the 1 mal union is hack of the move that unless the companies make at some concessions there will be a ral strike. This would be a gen1 deplored move, but the employes ir determined and state that they Sght the cause to a finish. Salesladies Wanted. jerienccd salesladies for drydepartments, also one for gari and millinery. Address "Sales ^p iaay,' care wesi vngmum. W Attend Mrs. Ella Horan's Millinery Opening Thursday, October 4th. ComiS, plete line of city trimmed hats. 2t IBoYou? BEtS r Kj- Do yeu want your advertisement ? In a paper that has 3,000 DAILY B; SUBSCRIBERS i all within reach of your business? I If to you can get what you want >' from the DAILY WEST VIRGINIAN K|' which reaches more home people K' than any two papers In Fairmont There are DIFFERENT WAYS you Kfcan find out what the CIRCULAW TION OF T?E WE8T VIRGINIAN .is. One way la to take our word |r for It. If that is not satsfaetory you can look over our list of ^R'.subscritjers, L or you can come In and see the K paper run off the preaa and count for yourself. We prove what R we olaltn. No one else extends | this courtesy to Its advertising I " l I II Mill ssec! F Keyset* Won IN THE W. C. T. U. MEDAL CON-' TEST AT MORCANTOWN LAST NIGHT. MORGANOWN, Oct 2.?The W. C. r. V. convention closed last evening with the' diamond medal oratorical loritest Only those who have won i sliver medal, a gold medal and a trand gold medal, are eligible to cor.iiete for this prize. There were only three contestants, til ladles, one from Keyser, one from Fairmont, and one from Mannlngtot. ProL R. A. Armstrong, Prof. A. J. fare, and Miss Emma Carmen were he Judges. The contest was close, but Miss "'sher, of Keyser, was given the dedalon. Her reading was The Court of List f ppeal. This Is the same rending vhich won the diamond medal last rear, and that also was won by a ,'ontestant from Keyser, a young nan. Mrs. Matv Hennen, of Fairmont, ttnte superintendent of medal conests, presided over the meeting, and ' e medal was pretexted by Mrs. F. P. Parks. Special music under direction of Professor Me.-treza' was rendered, nd Miss Hawkins supplemented the l>rogramme with a recitation. The i iuMIo 'hi. Ulricas were In UlliCllOIUIIOI) VllUV etlrement. The contest was one of the most luccessful held In years. Harry Connell returned yesterday rom a tew days' visit In Washington, a: C. Attend Mrs. Ella Horan's Millinery Spenlng Thursday, October 4th. Complete line of city trimmed hats. 2t MAYOR FINED A f TWENTY-I 1 John Pitzer Was The Victim John Pitzer wns fined }2n and costs this morning for delivering whiskey on Sunday. A man named Plunkett came here Sunday and was thirsty. He gave a dollar to a man by the name of Parker, who tried to get the whiskey for him, but was unsuccessful Parker then gave the money to Mtzer. Pltzer was successful in ilnding a msn who could obtain whiskey. The lijuor was brought to Pltzer, who delivered two pints to Plunkett Wealthy Farmer Killed By Son TERRIBLE TRAGEDY IN LINCOLN COUNTY?BOY ONLY TWELVE YEARS OLD. HUNTINGTON, Oct. 2.?All Lincoln county was stirred yesterday by a tragedy In which father and son were the principals, at the little town of Midkllf, thirty miles south of this city. French MldklfT. a Justice of the peace and wealthy farmer, was shot down by his twelve year ohi son and Instantly killed. The father had whipped the boy from some cnuse and In a lit of anger the lad went upstairs and urocnred a shot gun. which was kept on the premises, and Ilred a load of buckshot into the back of his parent. The elder MldkilT died instantly. n nppears lhnt_ the father had tried tn Induce hie two sens to go to Sunday echttpl Sunday. Yesterday morning he learned that Ihey had deceived hint and had not done so. Being angered at this derenflon the old man admin lstered severe piinlshnton'.'Tbe voting er of the Itoys went Immediately up stairs and fired from the balustrade The youth hus been arrested and la be ing hold )' r trial. Cashier Wanted. Experienced cashier, or lady with office experience, for retail store In this city. Address In own hand writ Ing, "Cashier." care West Virginian PATTERN HAT DISPLAY, Wednesday, Oct. 3, at The Bon Ton Ml REBELS IETARY TAFT SUES OWNER OF BLMMNDS MAN SUES FOR FALSE ARREST IN CONNECTION WITH CHARGE OF ARSON. WHEELING, Oct. ft?The damage suit of George Michaels against Geo Eagleson, Curt Rice and M. C. Mor rlson was begun In Part 1 of the Circuit court Monday morning, before Judge Thayer Melvln. The proceedings were late In starting, the selec Hon of the jury taking up, considerable time, and It was evident that the entire day would be consumed before the case reachej the jury. The plaintiff sues for damages because of alleged false arrest. In Sew tember, 1905, the house of George Eagleson, on Short Creek, was broken open, and he reported the matter tc the sheriff. The bounds from the Moundsvtlle penitentiary were sent for. and they were brought up by Morrison aut^ placed on the trail. It Is alleged lihat the animals went more or less directly to the Michaels home, and Arthur Michaels was arrested by Curt Rice. The father, George Mich aels, then came to town and to the sheriff's office voluntarily. The case against them was afterwards dropped from lack of evidence, and the suit Is brought against Eagleson for and against Rice and Morrison tot $5,000 each. R. L. Robey went to Clarksburg thlr afternoon, where he will accept a -posl Hon with the Western Union Tele graph Company. Mr. Robey had beer employed In the local telegraph of flee for several years. v IOOTLEGGER FIVE AND COSTS r and Parker in the basement of tin Courthouse. Pltzer said that he did not know tb< man that got the liquor for him. nelth er did he know from what saloon ii came. The mayor was not to be pui off by this way of bootiegging. I men who are engaged in this kiiu of business will not disclose the dl rect source from which It cAne, the] will have to suffer the penalty the lav imposes. The law Is amply wide t< " ?" e??Ah naaoa anrf tho mnvor ii determined that the practice pfiall i* broken up. The men that take order! in this way will he dealt with in lik< manner when caught. The fine can not be less than twenty-five dollars nor more than two hundred dollars with a jail sentence or thirty days. B. & 0. STA BALL TO WHS BEST IIMI fOII n WHEELING, Oct. 2.?The growln sentiment throughout the State favoi 1 able to a two-cent railroad rate 1st In West Virginia has been accentual ed by the recent step taken by th , Baltimoie and Ohio railroad In lsst : ing thousand mile books ou a straigh charge of }20?two cents a mile?wit I practically no restrictions to its us. . which Is open to the person In whos . name It Is Issued and to any Hnd a . who may accompany the purchase: The language of the contract Is o follows: "It will be good for one or mot persons as purchaser may desire, prt vlded sufficient^' number of unuse i utiles appear on mileage strip:" i 'This new book, which was put o sale, within the past month, has wo . Instant favor, In fact Its'pcjbularlty 1 such that the Intelligencer &.;inforn ed by a prominent passenger/officii . of the B. and 0. that It Is soonJo.t FATHER fAD, . SON 0\?pE AS RES? OF FIRE Mother Had Narrow Escape PITTSBURG, Oct. 2.?William Con ley. aged 56 years, residing on Fourth avenue. Coraopolls, was burned to death and his twelve year old son, William, narrowly escaped a similar . fate In fire early this morning, which destroyed home and building adjoining occupied by the Bowling Asocla, Hon. Conley was a cripple and con , iinca lu iiib ucu. ni? wiic auu ovu occupied an adjoining room. The woman was awakened by the amoke ana escaped. The husband and son were , unconscious and could not be aroused. | Firemen rescued both, but Conley soon died. The son will probably recover. The cause of the Are Is unknown. MISS HUFF IS CRITICALLY ILL ; WELL KNOWN YOUNG' LADY THOUGHT TO BE NEAR 1 DEATH'S DOOR. Miss Alleeit Huff, a well known young lady, It critically III at the i Woman's Hall, of the Normal school . Miss .Huff has been in poor health for Bome time and at this time her condition is considered almost hopeless. This afternoon, however, she was resting %eli*. Miss Huff taught In the First ward school last year, but was unable to resume her posltiou [ this fall on account of 111 health. Her mother has .been at her bedside for some time and her father, Mr. J. L. Huff; oMtoMMtpn, III., and a brother, ! James* Huff^r?~*?Xp$ited here tonight An aunt. Miss Jennie Huff, ol Braxton county, Is also here. Miss Huff had become very popular anions 1 n wide circle of friends during hei | residence here and her serious Illness Is greatly deplored. She formerly re sided In Mannington. HEARST MAN. W. J. Conner*, of. Buffalo, Electee Chairman of Democratic State Committee. NEW YORK, Oct. 2.?The Demo chatlc State committee met yestcr day at the Hoffman house and elected W. J. Conners, of Buffalo, chalrmar without o^osltlon. Mr. Conners let the light at Buffalo for the nomlnatloi of Mr. Hearst. After the meeting to i day most of the members of the State committee were received by Mr Hearst at his residence. | 100 yds. more of that Black "Yar I moth" Silk, 1 yd. wido for only 85( l at The Bon Ton. tl RTS TWO-CEI ROLLING IN III * withdrawn from sale. This, owing It the so-called "abuse" to which thi new book has been subjected. It li alleged that purchasers make a habl of soliciting fellow-travelers to maki use of the book, sometimes charglnt the cost-rate of the mileage, tw< cents a mile, and in many instancei levying two and one-half cents ant g even three cents a mile. This latta: . innovation of the owner of the boo! setting himself up In business at thi expense of the rajlroad company ant copping from half a cent to a cen e profit on such sales or mileage as hi i. can make, is what has determined thi t B, & O. to withdraw the new book, I h is alleged. , ?. une aay ibsi wees a mini unumi e one of the books brought two compar II ions from Huntington to Wheeling r. and charged Ihem nt the three-cen is rate. The mileage la 215 and thu the owner of the book hail the coz; little profit of $4.30 on the transac >. tlon, the regular open one-way rat' a being $G.t5. There are Innumerabl similar Instances of the so-callei n "abuse" of the new open book, an n the railroad company naturally feel Is that It has made a mistake?that tb j. traveling public la getting even fg il the years of hlgb-prtced travel. ? e But tvhether the book la rettiinei HARRY THAW BE TRIED FOR HISS GRACE nil DEAR "'* ? ? miiTpn rtC UO TWWHVJ60I unuunitn v. ...... AND MRS. W. R. HICKMAN PASSED AWAY THIS MORNING. Miss Grace Hickman, the youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Hlnlt. man, died this morning at ten o'clock nt the home of hor parents on Third street and Gaston avenue. She had been In poor health for several months and for the past few weeks had been confined to her bed. Tuberculosis resulting from scarlet fever was the cause of her death. Miss | Hickman was eighteen years of ago , on the 15th of August. She had spent | the greater part of her life here and | lias a wide circle of friends who will regret to learn of her death. Besides , her parents, two sisters survive, Miss | Georgia Hickman, of Elklns, and Miss Wllla Hickman, of this city. On ( Thursday afternoon at half after two . o'clock funeral services will be con- , I ducted at the. residence by Rev. C. D." Smith and the remains will be laid j to rest In Woodlawn cemetery. ( Ell Musgrare ft Son will have , charge of the funeral arrangements. Sad Death YOUNG MAN DIED AT THE CITY HOSPITAL 8H0RTLY AFTER MIDNIGHT. Mr. Ij. H. Rohr died this morning thortly after one o'clock at the City Hospital after a brief lllnesR of appendicitis. Mr. Rohr was taken suddenly III on Sunday afternoon and It wus found necessity to operate at once. From*tie first die ^raS'iTahgerously III and he continued to grow worse until death came at the hour mentioned. The case Is an unusually bad one. Mr. Rohr having been raar: rled Just six weeks aso to Miss Cora Shuman. of Barrackvlllo, who survives him. They had gone to housekeeping about two weeks ago on Matket street. Deceased was employed In the Helmlck foundry and was an I energetic young man. He has a host of friends here to whom bis death has brought great sorrow. His young wife has the sympathy of the entire community In her sad bereavement. I Mr. Rohr's parents reside In Morgantown and Uie reuiulns will he taken J there for Interment. Undertaker R. I.. Cunningham has charge of the fu1 neral arrangements. i Chicken Dinner and Oyster Supper. The ladles of the Central Christian church will give a chlcKen dinner and oyster supper In the vacant room over Wise's grocery on Wednesday, Octo: her 10. Don't forget the time and I place. m 'EST VIRGINIA j or discontinued, the point Is simply 1 this: IF THE BALTIMORE & OHIO ! CAN AFFORD TO SELL A THOU8t AND MILE BOOK AT TWO CENTS A J MILE, WITH ABSOLUTELY NO RE8TRICTIONS AS TO ITS USE. CAN > NOT THE B. i Of..AFFORD TO 1 MAKE A UNIVERSAL RATE CF 1 TWO CENTS A MILE NOT ONLY IN r WE8T VIRGINIA. BUT ALL OVER t ITS SYSTEM? j - In other words, can the Baltimore t & Ohio logically continue Its threadhare claim that railroad development has not renched the stage when It Is ii,!? nr nrndtahle to extend the t ..resume rate (o the traveling public In this Stnte which legislative enactment ! has forced In Ohio? i(i These are the questions that arc lieI Ins asked by nil travelers who are B taking advantage of the new tliousf and mile books at two cents a mile. It's up to the Baltimore & Ohio people to give a satisfactory answer. " Is It not. ' runk discrimination 1 against the man who makes only an 1 occasional and possibly a short lour9 ney. to exact three cents a mile from e him and concede two cents' a mile to r the fellow who Is fortunate enough u> have a spare (30 In which to Invest In 1 a mileage book?. . <j ' WILL PROBAI . KILLING STflfi William L. Wilson? ? ( REGENTS OF UNIVERSITY PURCHASE HIS PORTRAIT FOR THE LIBRARY. MOROANTOWN, Oct, 2.?The board of regents hail two sessions yesterday me_ In the morning, and one In the itternoon. At neither was much business transacted, though a great deal' 3( discussion took place. In the morning the regents took up the accounts et the university and audited them. T rhey found them In good shape, bal- w anclng to a cent. They thgn attended T :!asses conducted by Professor Hogg ' tud Professor Wlltey. '? In the afternoon the regents elect- " sd Dr. James D. Waugh, of Pittsburg, ' . . -HxLl? i... nt is lecturer ta veterinary science uui:ng the winter and spring terms. They 01 ilso made Dr. Waugh dean of the iriinch of the veterinary school that "l is In Pittsburg. H Another Item of business was trans- P' icted which will Interest many: Wil- ct Ham L. Wilson, president of West cc t lrglnja university during 1S&2.S3, sat s' lor a painting for an artist named re F Isber. Mr. Wilson at the time of the dttlng was poEtmastetr general, being n i member of Cleveland's cabinet. Not J long ago Mr. Fisher died and his wldiw offered the painting to the unlverilly at a very low figure. The regents yesterday voted to purchase It and hang It in the library. E Pastor Resigns REV. H. 8C0TT TO SEVER HIS tf CONNECTION WITH CHAPLINE j" STREET CHURCH. w WHEELING. Oct. 2?Rev. H. Scott, 10 D. D? pastor of the Chapllne street M. m E. Church, handed his resignation to j? the official board. His hea^has been ' falling -for the past yflPfngpidttj thought It a wise plan to leave nie ' ministry. His resignation came as a shock to the members of the church. 01 The doctor has accomplished great w *nr fhfl church and Its oeoole. 75 ^ ?""" . a( new members having been received into the church. All who heard his sermons have been helped. The doctor has decided not to attend the West Virginia conference and will leave-Wheeling In a few days. ' The members of the church are pre- ?' paring to give Mr. Scott and family a farewell reception. tc THE WEATHER. | b I I tl Warmer To-Morrow. T | ri WASHINGTON, D. C., Oct. 2. | ?Forecast for Wott Virginia? e ! Partly cloudy to-night and Wed- ' | nesday; warmer Wednesday. j ZZZZZZZT i Plenty of Fall Hats now ready to (| match most any colored suit at' The "on Ton. tf " P Well Known Banker Dead e V * FAVORITE NEPHEW OF CON GRESSMAN DAVIS DIED Ai KEYSER LAST EVENING. ' r CUMBERLAND, Mil.. Oct. 2.?Harry GasBaway Buxton, president of the Pea pie's Bank of Keyser, W. Va., and the fuvorlto nephew of Congressman Thos. B. Davis, died at the home of his slate* Mrs. William E. Wolfe, wife of Rev. Wolfe, at Keyser, last evening, aged 42. Mr. Buxton held prominent commercial position, being connected with industries of his uncles, ex-Senator Henry 0. Davis and Colonel Thomas B. Davis. He wns formerly vice president of the Buxton Laudslreet Company, operating large stores In the West Virginia coal fields: was severe! years manager of the New York office of the Davis Coal and Coke Company, and only recently resigned his position as vice president of the Davis National bank of Piedmont, W. Va. His wealth Is estimated at between three and four hundred thousand dollars. Y. M. C. A. Directors to Meet. There will be n meeting of the dt' rectors of the Y. M. C. A. thla evening at 7:30 at their office In the Jacobs building. Important business will be transacted and all the directors are requested to attend. All are Invited to tee our pattern ^Hate Wednesday, Oct. Jt . Tha^ Scut COMMISSION IN LUiinui i vii-mm NEW YORK. Oct 2.-Harry K. haw, the slayer of Stanword Whtto, ill probably never be brought to trial, here are Indication^ that a commleon in lunacy will be applied for bore Thaw's caee, number fourteen, la ached. Thaw'a attorney, Hart ridge. I ated today that there would jpllcatlon tor a oommliMon.: "tiggS onth." He would not aay. however, at he would not at some time make ' ich application and It is known that artrldge and his associates favor ap- i ylng for a lunacy commlutCMtajM|A|fc insldereJ practically certal|(:^Hj mmlsslon will declare Tlfaw Insane. ' veral prominent alienists have aty /L-jj Ran Away XCITING TIMES DOWN MAIN STREET HILL AT WHELINQ WHEELING, Oct 2.?A runaway olley car In mad flight down Main reel hill created havoc last night. 3veral were hurt an express wagon as caught In the rush and throwjfe^pj i one side, damaged, ana ins none , angled, wBlle of ill the thirty or . ore-people Involved -and the hun-, Vj 'eds of people on the streets, bdt^gfd P*q, was eeripualy .injured., iMB ? accident little less than man. ' sC;||l sious, for the wagon and two men 1 it never enjoyed such a mad race. hile the spectators looked every molent for It to wreck the car and problly end the life of the majority at te frightened passengers within. But iffli 1 were preserved though the car 'in?J,jyg| sposlted on the pavement In front I the Hicks t& Hoge building, at . W, aln and Fourteenth street, and stopp1 within a few Inches of pairing trough one of the big plate glass wi?5ws Into the store. The cause of the accident Is belleraj^&ijljS t have originally been due to a roken brake chain and a slippery tall, tough employes of the Wheeling taction Company, whose car it was, fl >fuse to make any statements. . D. TALBOTT WITHDRAW8 ^ FROM LEGISLATIVE RACE. :/ -PHII.IPPI. Oct.. 2.?E. D. Talbott,' temocratlc candidate for house of ' ;? clegates,. has withdrawn from the sec. Ha Is now In St. Joseph's Hoa-' Hal, Baltimore. The county comm? ;c has selected no successor. New Bags, Belts, Ties,'Bead tc., just received at The Bon Ton. tf Noinino Succeeds Like Circulation 1 3,000 Daily Circulation J|jB State of West Virginia, County of Marion, towlt: Thla day personally appeared bo- ' , J fore me the upedreigned authortty, Clarence W. Davlaaon, Circuit tlon Manager of the Dally Fairmont i West Virginian, who being by ma first duly sworn says that the aver- age number of copies printad tf the above named publication dally ' for the week ending September 8th, 1806, was 3,000, tnd that the dally circulation for that time average! jj 3,000 copies. f CLARENCE W. DAVI3S0N, Circulation Manager. I siiK.^rihed and awOrn to before thai-' PO? j