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VOLUME III. FAIRMONT, WBiST VIRGINIA, SATURDAY, OCTOBEK ]5, 1906. NUMBER lsM
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f THE WAY I
" HINDERING INp
; CLARKSBURG. Oct. ID.? In the
Rfj}' ' *Ult of Col. T. Moore Jackson vs. the
ifory, fFalnnont, and Clarksburg Traction
'Company et al.. relaiiveto n right of
? way Jn the rear of Jackson's property
gfe-.; ;ln jdikrksburg. In which Colonel Jackson
claims to own that part of the
roadbed of thq West Virginia Short
B'liwwit Onmnanv. claiming that
there was a reversion In which the
' properly passed to him In the event
that the Wes^ Virginia Short Line
Kallroad Company did not use it,
v Judge Lynch, this morning, dissolved
1~\ -the Injunction. N
Some time ago tl\e Fairmont an I
. 'Clarksburg Traction Company secured
$']'< right of way from the West. Virginia
vf'' Short Line Railroad Company over
;Vf -vhloh the traction company's cars
? .. tfill enter the city ol Clarksburg. This
f- ro4tl was constructed by the former
company and for which the traction
?. company 1b to pay a particle specified
fsum to the other party.'
"Upon this decision depended the
fcpeedy entrance or the Traction company's
lines Into this city. The work
t, upon the dine will now he pushed to
completion as quickly as possible.
Judge Lynch, In his decision, made
? ; 'a distinction between the non use add
. ' ?
V ' - An affidavit was made before
!-T TUff mat tlie oona uue ttveiugc u
glnlan at that time was
Which was at that time the It
a dally paper In Fairmont.
another affidavit was tnade and vt
time from day to day showing the
5? ? .
For the past ten da>^ since
' dally. .
t papers which
' Alar ion
: like- two "Morning Dews"?90 pe
(In the confines or Marion county t
A Wise TV
is the one who carries his adveit
of such good circulation, and the
the fact that the CIRCULATION
S but know what you got when you
est stimulus your business ever b
We Prove Ou
"Come In and see the papers ri
^ look over the books, compare w
ments. Convince yourself that vi
g*-' the storv of your goods to the la
'4,000 dally when you use the \
. ' CAN YOU ASK A FAIRER E
ION CO. I
llie abandonment of property rccillns 11
the process throiiKh which abandoned *
property must pass before the reversion
is effective. It wus on tbls point
mainly that the decision wee based.
QUITS THE TRACK.
Col. Thomas B. Davis Will TurnjRace
Horses Over to D. Cllpplnger, p
of Keyser. s
CUMBERLAND, Aid.. Oct. 1 it.?The ?
race horses of Col. Thontas B. Davis. ?
of'Keyser. W. Va. .will likely be kept p
"i tfiieti nf the Cumberland Racinn .
Association during the coming winter. c
It Is understood that Col. Davis con (
temphtteB retiring from the racing (j
business in favor of D. Cllpplnger, of R
Kcyser, who has hr.tl chatge of his ?
horses, and that Mr. Cllpplnger will (
cnguge a well known horse man of
Philadelphia to train his horses here
this winter. Col. Davis feels keenly
the loss of his favorite nephew, Harry 1
Gassaway Buxton, and withdrew his '
horses from the races lust week on ac '
count of tills.
OFFERED BY SCHOOLS. (
CHARLESTON. Oct. 13.?In a letter
received here by Superintendent H.' K
Williams, of the Farmers' Institute.
Pom J. A. Spoor, president of the In
teinution.il Live Stock Exposition at
Chicago, In wnicli he states that J. Og e
tlen Armour has offered twenty scholurshlps
of $5,000 to be distributed by
State agricultural colleges at the ok.
position. Ogden wishes thai only the.
tons of farmers, who are deserving |r
shall strive for the scholarships.
"TO-NIGHT AT JOLUFE'S." V
Large size cotton blanketi, with fancy
borders, regular 79c kind, at 59c
E. S. Amos, Notary Public, showally
circulation of the West VlrO
irgest circulation ever attained by
>er lO, 1906,
licit has been published since thnt
daily average circulation to be
October 4th, we have been printing
sr cent, of this circulation is fun- li
is we supply no out 6t town news
Isement In the columns of a papfcr
wisdom of his choice is shown in
is LOCAL, within reach of hla
e lr? the Dark. j
part with your money for the gronl- |
in oil the press. Count our lists,
hat yon see with our sworn state)u
are sending your store news and
rgest numbi r of people, to-wlt, over
^est Virginia columns.
XCHANt'ilC FOR YOUR MONEY?
? Uke Circulation." |
David Baxter has appeared at two
places only In this State?Wheeling
and Parkersburg?but some of his
party are well known In Fairmont, tf
"TO-NIGHT AT JOLLIFE'S."
All wool blankets, large nlze, in
plaids only, $5.00 values at $3.45.
New Bags. Belts, Ties, Bead Combs
ltc., Just received at The Bon Ton. tf
"TONIGHT AT JOLLIFE'8."
Ladles' and' children's union suits,
vest and pants, etc., worth $50c, at
, '' > "F'vr
Fog On the Hudsor
A Disastrous Ste
At Half-past (
KINGSTON, N. Y? Oct. 13? In s
eavy fun which hung over the Hudon
river, shutting but the view for
ore than n very abort distance, the
nonslcr steamer. Adhondack, of the
'eople's line, crashed Into the Saraoga,
of the Citizens' line, near Glas
o. at one-thirty this morning. One
Ifa was lost ns a result ' tit the acciient
an.l one person Is known to be
nlsslng. The collision came without
/tuning to hundreds of passengers on
he two steamers while they were
sleep In their berths.
Indescribable confusion followed, the
lassengers being thrown into a panr.
It was feared that many had been
hrown or had Jumped overboard and
tils led to the report that many lives
/ere lost. The Saratoga wns badly |
ITEPS ARE TAKEN TOWARD ITS
ERECTION BY JEWISH
MORGANTOWN, Oct. 13.?A move
icnt Is on foot amor.g the Hebrews
if Morgantown to build u house of
. orahip In this cltjj The matter hns
iccn talked of for some time, and yeserday
it came up for more general
[mission at a meeting held, to cele.
irate the-JdblJee day, commemorating
lie descent or SIosos from Mount 81ih!
with the tablets of stone. The
llscusslon led to action by the thlrtyIx
Jews who form the congregation
n Morgantown. and a subscription purer
was circulated among tliern. The
mount pledged was about ?lxty dolars,
which, or course, Is only a be
Heretofore services have been held
u private houses, but the members
it the congregation are of the opinlou
hat the time has come when a house
il worship should be built.
Following are the names of thoee
iho have subscribed to the fund: Daid
Wolf. Charles Hershman, Henry
tellnsky, J. P. Wolf. B. E. Green. R.
.Miller, l>. Bernstein. Heymnn Brothrs,
Abe Cohen, Nathan Cohen and S.
Vciner, of Point Marlou.
No location has yet been decided
ipon for the synagogue; hut it is
hought that a suitable place could
ic found either In East Morgan town
>r South Park.
AGED LADY DEAD
YiRS. ACENITH WILEY DIED THIS
MORNING OF DISEASES INCIDENT
TO OLD AGE.
Mrs. Acenith Wiley died tills morn"K
ai four o'clock nt her home on
Raymond street. n the First ward, afHayraond
street, !u the First ward, af>H
afro.. beccased was the mother of
en children, live of whom survive
ier. unmoly. Mrs. T. T. Ifolt. and Miss
llagdn Wiley, of this city: Mrs. I.lnd-ay
Reese, of Indiana: Joseph Wiley,
>f Arizona, and Roy Wiley, who rtddes
in Ihiv west. All of be-' ehilaren
tuith the'exception of the last named
were at her bedside when the ond
:ame. Her husband has been dead for
several years. Mrs. Wiley was an
'.pinplni y Christian woman and her
lealh has caused mueli sorrow anion:;
; wide circle of friends. e'Lneral sol'rices
w|!' lie ne|U at the residence on
t'nnday afternoon at two o'clock an,I
Ine remains will lie laid in rosi In
Maple drove cemetery.
i River Caused
Dne This Morning
Injured. It is now anchored on the
data just south of Glasco. The Adirondack
lost considerable freight
whch wan knocked overboard, but it
v/.-ia able to continue the trip to Albany.
Clarence Sherman, employed on the
C/..n?nnn Mil 111 Inotuntlv itl fku
?7tliavw&cif HOC I1II1CU iuguum; ?? mv.
crash and head clerk, George Herton
Several panic stricken passengers
vho jumped overboard were rescued
by the crew of the steamer Troy
which was closely following and then
stood by reraovng the passengers fron.
the Saratoga, who were later lauded
The accident occurred at a narrow
part or the river. Both boats wart
bound up stream.
AT THE PALATINE BAPTI8T
CHURCH, FIRST WARD, TONIGHT
Edward W. Mills and the famous
Southern Singers, Luther F. Mezlck.
and .Miss Ella Mezlck, will speak and
sing to the people of Fairmont and vicinity
In the PalatliejBaptist ohttreh,
Ffral- wnrd. tonight and also to-morrow
(Sunday). October 14th, at the
sumo place at 2:30 p. m. and also at
eta [i. in.
Tliey held a meetlpg lasi night at
thin church, and created u great deal
of enthusiasm and Interest In the work
of temperance and prohbltlon. No
doubt large audiences will greet them
in these meetings.
GETS INTO TROUBLE FOR SENDING
GOOD8 TO HUNTINGTON
Virgil I.. Weakley, a wholesale IIqnar
dealer at 15 West State street,
was served hy Deputy Marshal At
Doner, on Wednesday with an Indictment
returned by the United States
grand Jury in session at Huntington
W. Vn? charging tile sale of liquor In
Milton, W. Va., without payment of
the license for retail liquor dealers,
says the Columbus Dispatch. Mr.
Weakley was taken before the United
[States Commissioner, A. H. Jobnaou,
in the Capital rust building where
he gave bond to appear when his case
Is set for trinl In Huntington.
The penalty for selling liquor without
a government license Is a line of
twice the cost of the license for a
year, or $50 and the costs. There Is
no jail nunlshmcnt for the offense.
Thorp urn several knotty points involved.
Mr. Weahlcy claims tho temperance
people of the town of Milton
arc back of the prosecution. People
titer are sending In orders to wholesale
dealers outside the State and having
the goods shipped C. O. D.
"I am not the only one who has
I been Indicted," says Mr. Weakley. "A
Covington, Ky? woman was Indicted
two months ago for shipping liquor to
Milton. Cincinnati, Covington and
Chicago wholesalers also were Indicted
and the superintendent of the division
of the Adunts Express company
running into Milton. It is charged
that by collecting on the C. O. D. ship
raeuts the latter are made sales."
The Baby Show is one of the most
lni|Kirlnnt events of the J?ar. Don't
miss 111 ^
New Bags, Belts, Ties, Bead Combs,
etc., just received at The Bon Ton. tl
"TO-NIGHT AT JOLLIFE'S."
Misses' and children's school ccats,
made from mixtures plaids and plain
colors, special at $2.98.
Plenty of Fall Hata now ready tt
match moat any colored ault at Tht
?on Ton. t
Oo not mitt hearing the batao fron
over the sea at Normal A'udltorlurr
Monday night t
OF TAX I
J. E. DICKERSON, OF NORFOLK,
VIRGINIA. HERE IN INTERE8T
OF NECRO PEOPLE.
Mr. J. E. Dlckerson. editor of the
Norfolk News and Advertiser, le in
the city In the Interest of his paper and
the colored people of this vicinity.
Some years ago he begun the publico,
ion of Ills paper appealing especially
to the moral side of the people of his
race. So much good has bis paper
done alone this line that he has been
urged to extend Its circulation. He
has been at work in this State for several
weeks and hns 'met witli much
encouragement. He has high recommendations
from the leading men of
Virginia as to his work.
He has already visited several of
West Virginia towns and cities _and
has secured long lists of subscribers
from the places visited. He will remain
here about a week seeing the people
of his race. He will speak in the
colored churches, beginning tomorrow.
Mr. Dlckerson Is well educated
and a good speaker. He is a personal
friend of Booker T. Washington as
s shown by a letter from Mr. Washington
to him. We bespeak for him
success in his work in Fairmont. '
His First Drunk
EVERETT MAN 8TONE8 TRAIN,
8CRAP8 WITH OFFICER AND 18
HELD FOR GRAND JURY.
8ISTER3VII.LE, Oct. 13.?While on
his first drunk, George Burkheiraer, a
married man of 25. thrM.a roek-at-a
mtlWrig TTamf OV passenger train. He
was caught In the act by G. M. Fleming.
of the police department of the
road, who. after a hard struggle In
which lie sustained a bad bruise on
tiie head, sueceded In arresting the
Burkhelmer had been In Slstersvllle
all day and had been drinking. At the
depot ho boarded (he wrong train and
was put off a mile above town. It was
here that he hurled the Btone at the
i,.flin flip nfflppr was on the engine
and saw him.
When arrnlgnej before Mayor Kirtland
he waived rui examination and
was bound over to the grand Jury. His
bond was fixed at 1500, which has father
will furnish. Burkhelmer lives at
Everett, W. Va.
SCORE OF MEN
ARE BADLY HURT
BY EXPLOSION IN ILLINOIS STEEL
COMPANY'S PLANT THIS
CHICAGO. Oct. 13.?A terrific explosion,
in which fully twenty men
were reported to have ben badly injured,
occurred to-day at the plant of
the Illinois Steel Company in South
Chicago. Tons of molten metal scattered
in all directions and a huge converter
was wrecked. Screams of agony
filled the room as the scalding
steam burned the'victims. Five men
are in an extremely" critical condition.
two of whom wll certainly die.
Fifteen wore able to be removed to
LOCKJAW CAUSES TWO
, DEATHS NEAR HINTON.
HINTON. W. Vn.. Oct. 13?Two
. deaths front lockjaw occurred Thurs.
day at Redfleld. James Wheaten. hurt
1 in u runaway, and Larkln P. Howell.
. who ran a rusty nail In his foot, are
the victims. Both funerals will take
"TO-NIGHT AT JOLLIFE S."
Children's bear skin coats in white
1 .11 ,a|am at at OR.
HIIU mi > -w T,
The frlendi of Mr. and Mrs. Baxter,
formerly Mill Alice Nilion Price, are
expecting them to come to Fairmont
thla evening. tf
"TO-NIGHT AT JOLLIFE'8."
Men's underwear, in natural gray
i and camel's hair, tingle or boubleI
breasted, the belt half dollar goodt
I made, here at 39c each,
i 100 yds. more of that Black "Yari
motl^ Silk, 1 yd. wide for only 85c
f at The Bon Ton. ?f
IZENS SHARE BENEFITS
1EF0RM IN A LARGE VArl
TAX TICKETS SHOW REMARKABLE fl
REDUCTIONS UNDER THE NEW LAW !
The citizens of Pawpaw district hare great reason to rejoice orer in*
operation or the new tax laws. Below are found the figures as taken froat S
the sheriff's books showing the taxes of the people named for 1904, tfe*9
last yew under the old law and those of IbOf,. the first year under the ^jjpH
laws la (till force. The reduction shows the actual saving In dollars and '3
cents to the Individual tax payers.
No letter or stronger tux argument could bo made or bdtter reaaoag aj
given for voting for Hon. Wm, P. Hubbard for Congress, tha man who
helped to frame the laws and also for the candidates on the RepnbUes*
ticket for House of Delegates, the men who will stand by the laws and aid
Name of Tax Payer. | 1904. | 19Q4. Oaductlaii. ||
Ingbram, U. A., Rlvesvllle | 14.06 | 6.82" ,!
Jarvls. Dr. J. W.. Amos | 20.70 | 12.12 8.68 ,
Jackson, J. S.. Rlvesvllle _. j 0.20 | 3.66 4.M r--fm
Jones, Clark, Amos j 19.29 j 14,26 6.04 . j
Junes, uuvia, adius j ^
Michael, Joseph, Amos 61.17 24.01 27.16
Michael, John E., Rlresvllle ? 26.83 12.01 14.14 ^
Michael, Feslus, Rlvesvlllc 22.86 10.88 - Jjj04ts'|
Michael,.1. P.. Rlvesville 34.27 14.29 1M8/ Tgv&M
Metz, I. N., Fairmont, R. R. 2 3.92 2.66 1.26
McrriSeM, C. A., Fairmont, R. R. 2 11.87 6.76 5.11 ?$||g
Mercer, W. H? Farmlngton 6.02 1.97 3.05 !
Mercer, W. W., Farmlngton 26.99 9.82 17i00
Matheny, J. 8.. Rlvesville. 27.28 8.83 18,46^"
Mason, J. A.. Rlvesville 24.44 9168 14.76
Martin, I. J? Amos 33.89 20.36 13.WK.-i||
, Lough, W. H., Amos 10.97* 2.91
Lough, L M.. Farmlngton 28.88 20.96 7,98
Lough, Perry (Guardian). Farmlngton 42.00 12.10 29JO
Lough, Perry. Farmlngton 71.59 28.57 48J8
I.eroley, J, K.. Rlvesvllle 9.25 0.25
layman, J. IV., Rlvesvllle . 9.90 0-30 *-80|j|
layman, Jacob, Rlvesvllle 15.50 11.00 : 4.6(f"J'
Knight, M. V. and Sophia, Rlveavtlle 28.31 12.69.
Knight, J. W., Rlvesvllle . ...: 20.? |* 18.37- *" 7.04
-KirtgW/'J.-r.' Rlvesvllle J. 120.01 39.32' 80.69
King, U. G? Amos 7.75 8.36 4.40 >
King, Andrew, Araos 12.45 7.66
Keefover, Cyrua B? Rlvesvllle 5.95 8.91 iM':
Murgravo, James P., Rlvesvllle 18.72 7.82 11.40
Morris, A. W? Rlvesvllle 6.39 2.60 2.79
Morgan, Oeo. P., (heirs) Rlvesvllle [ 117.60 91.05
Morgan, I. G., Rlvesvllle | 80.92 39.65 40^
Morgan, A. E.. Amos j 20.64 11.49 9.05 ,
Morgan, W. G., Rlvesvllle I 13.27 8.82 4.46 ^
Moore, Sarah E.. Rlvesvllle | 173.79 43.09 130.70 - J$j
Moore, S. T., Rlvesville | 8.18 3.92 4.J6 ^
Moore, Theodore, Rlvesville | 4.79 3.53 1.26 *.'/S
, Michael, H. S? Rlvesvllle j 7.37 3.41 8.96 '- ;^
Ptilllam, Claude, Fairmont | 8.44 4.45
Prlcketl, D. W. \V.. Rlvesville j 6.68 4.65 1M '
Prlchard, A. S? Rlvesvllle j 35.90 14.37 2t5S ; t
Piatt, Jaa. and Sarah. Rlvesvllle | 9.64 2.77 687
Peters, Dr. A. L., Rlvesvllle ! 5.47 4.26 | 1.21 , i
Parsons, I. J., Rlvesvllle 6.90 3,98 j 2.92
Price, cnarioue w., aixiuh I i?.a? a.,o? j .
Price, Jesse, Amos j 07.05 41.70 25.15'/'AS
Price, IV. 3.. Rlvesvllle j 13.73 8.09 7.84' V
Price, U. M.. Amos j 16.88 7.49 9.39 a
Powell, F. M.. Amos 6.82 .99 4.83
Pagne, Wm. and Minnie, Amos 22.11 13.69
Parrlsh. F. N. and wife. Amos 7.00 3.23 3.77
Parrlsh. A. C., Amos 14.09 5.69 8.40 '*
Parker, F- J. and wife, Rlvesvllle 42.96 18.75 2921
Parker, Wm. C.. Rlvesvllle 50.16 30.07 20.09 J '
Neptune, Henry, Fairmont. R. R. 5 38.22 ?9.66 18^0
Neely, Margaret E.. Rlvesvllle 6.83 4.84 1.99 MS1
Neely. A. R.. Rlvesvllle 14.21 6.46 7.75 ft
Neely, Erazy, Rlvesvllle 10.77 6.89 3.88 ' ^
'Nay, Grace M.. Rlvesvllle 27.83 13.41 13.59"Sf||
Nay, T. lf, Rlvesvllle .- 6.69 4.T4 1.56
Musgrave, B. S? Rlvesvllle 64.38 18.80 ' 36.58 %
Musgrave: Z. E? Rlvesvllle 21.49 9.48 ISjOI
Robinson, Eber. Amos 3.89 2.11 1.78
Rice, Anilrew. Rlvesvllle j 32.61 9.60 23.01
Rice, Elm nnd Mary. Farmlngton j 37.85 11.81 26.04 r;|j
Radcllffe, John O.. Montana | 40.66 21.19 19.37
Snider, Marshall. Rlvesvllle j 91.30 27.84 63.48 ;
Snider, J. E? Rivesvllle | 6.20 | 3.96
Starn, Harriett E., Catawba | 67.76 | 13.31 44.46
Starn, T. J., Catawba j 83.01| 40.97 42.04 v
Starn, Harriett and T. J., Calawba ] 9.24 | 6.82 8.42 ; ,
Straight, J. C., Rivesvllle | 38.20 | 19.88 18.87r ' S'^
Straight, W. G., Rivesvllle | 9.81 | 6.83
Straight, B. F., Rivesvllle j 17.64 j 7.24 M.49i;-'?||?
Straight, LaFayette, Rivesvllle | 23.72 | 16.76 6.96
Straight, G. A., Rivesvllle | 28.63 | 23.46 6.18
To Be Continued.
T careless" o. k. * BLOODY RECORD ,:|B
| The following telegram re- j AP TP 1111 fill I ATA
] cclveil today by Mr. J. K. Powell | lip I pKKI||||\ |\ dfl
| Ib self-explanatory: I Wl MIHVMHP I.V
GItBKNSBURG. Pa.. Or.t. 12. j V|
.Manager Opera Hoiibo, j REPORT 8HOW8 AN ALARMING g
] Fairmont. W. Va. | AMOUNT OF BLOODSHED FOR |fl
| "Captain Careless" company ' PA8T FIFTEEN MONTHS,
| more than pleased largo audience
t to-night. You can personally | ST. PETERSBURG. Oct 18.?Ru?;
[ gtmranii'p It a? first class in ev- [ sin's list of assassinations tor nneees^^^
j cry respect. ] months ending In May of this year.Mgl
j FRANK GOOD. | Just made public In official reports," .
lljr. Greenshurg Theater, j Is exceedingly large, bespeaking tba^
^ 4 activity of the terroriata and craMdujKI
: of the reactionaries who attiampta^W^^^H
"TO NIGHT AT JOLLIFE'S." revenge the murder of various
Ladles' and Misses' cloth coats, cut ties. In the list are the names of M
long and full, either loose, seml-fltting governors, 38 police prefects," 204 eap^O
or tight fitting, mixtures, plaids or tains, 380 policemen, 36 detectives, dt^B
plain cloths, $12.50 and $15,00 values, army officers, 178 civil officio I a,
special at $9.75. dergymon and . 409 other persona. 1
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