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l^STm FAIRMONT, WEST VIRGINIA, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 8, 1906. ; NUM3 "ll
VOLUME 111. u , __
THE JURY FINDS
WICK TO B
GUILTY OF GRIN
If' 10 Years iff P<
Ksg ';| | THo cue went to the jury a
.11:30 o'clock this morning and a
lis;, 2:30 this afternoon the jury cam
BS?K , in the court room and asked fo
I'" Instruction! at to what constltu
. ed murder In the first degree. Th
fi-'.': Prosecuting Attorney only askr
? dor a verdict In the second d(
p:. gree. The Jury was given the ir
structlons and the Jury retiree
The Jury returned at 2:30 and r<
'S turned a verdict of murder in th
Ijfcfvfi .second degree.
The case of tbo State vs. Chad*
was brobabiy the most evenly cond
j -ed murder trial ever contested In
? rlon pounty. There were a few de
; In the case that were unavoldablt
'the part of the machinery of the cc
H 'There was no squabbling among
; lawyers. Tho case was tried wltl
- exceptions taken and only a single
jectlon raised. Judge Mason con
| mented the lnwyers on the way
case was conducted.
, John H. Preston, of Monongah,
called to the witness chair. He !
Efes;. si that he was In this, city the
thait Chadwlck shot Lyle. He
W0fc / that the'trouble started'over
BE&i cents. He then left the room.'
BBgtjf-; came back the men were still ciai
lug. He boid Bob not to hai e
/ trouble. It was better to be cnlle
reward than a criminal or a runat
' 'The witness said that, he tried to I
W&" " all the people In when Chadwlck
. Jitit out aud gave drinks to the ho
said that kept all In but 'Lis uj
Egf; i and Ben Jenkins. He slated that
the glasses bad been thrown
BShw1.'. witness stated that both men tli
glasses). Chadwlck said to Lyle
be was willing to drop the matter
|Ec. Offered to set tip the drinks. I
would not agree, io" Chad wick's
IPs On cross examination the wltj
said that the second shot was t
fe.fi*..-; after Lyle came In the saloon. 1
Batt;. told Chadwlck to lake a shot at 1
Ha&At - t/Of1 lvl i\ Hi fit llA WJlS
Ij-" and not able to light him. The
yv hess said thai lliere were eighl
H&i* men in the saloon. chadwirk told
P witness that his trouble was not 1
jjjv ton's ^rouble and his business was
ji. the witness' business.
Walter B. Scott was the next
? ncss examined. He stated that
saw the defendant at Dora Rolls' p
' the morning of the shooting.
?; heard the shooting and looked on
if ; a window. He saiw the defenC
> " The defendant rushed up stairs
i, handed the witness the gun. The
;; ness told Chadwlck If he had sh
man the best thing for him to do
to surrender himself to the autl
r, ties. The gun exhibited in court
_ handed the witness for Inspection.
;i?Id that It looked like the pistol C
| wick had giyea Mm. The witness
that he kept the'gun until It was
inaoded by Dora Rolls. He did
irauj 47h hi ii
\A/e Have I
The paper tti
. make their
afe That paper is
Kwfei-: The proof
MURDER ID SE
1 r ? f:
^ ... npn au/u run
WOMAN onvi ntn wnn vim
EPITTSRl'RG. Pa., Dec. 8.?Whl
was preparing to defend her hom
j who turned out to be a neighbor <
E| ally discharged her revolver, the
| wound upon her little daughter, 1
j The ftther, employed at Ambrld
| and had sent a message to his wl
| Ing his wife to send his dinner ti
j hard of hearing and did not hear
| behind the door and continued km
jjj | volver before opening the. door ntv
l The child at her side received the
' 1 =
' I know whether It was loaded or not.
' I Considerable time was taken up
e I here. The prosecuting attorney did
' I not know that Ulysses Union knew
' I anvthlng about the case. Two of the
e witnesses stated that Union was
t present. The prosecutor had hint
' summoned and the wait was tor him
' to come into court. The delay was
'' too long and the defense started with
i- their side of the story.
e Wm. Morton was the first witness
for tho defense. He was at Dora
~W Rolls' place the morning of the difficulty.
He staled that both men were
rick put out. Lylo struck ut Boh and Boh
ucr.- threw a glass at Lyle. He stated
Ma- that the trouble began In fun. Bob
lays said that ho was sick and was not
i on able to fight Lylo.
lurt. Leslie Cunningham was the next
the witness for the defense. Tho witness
i no saw the shooting. Lylo came out.
ob- Chadwlck was standing outside the
ipll- building. Lyle picked up a brick, he
the made a move toward Chadwlck before
he was shot Lyle when he came out
was said to Chadwlck, now take a shot at
>tat- me, old boy. The witness said Lyle
day went back in the saloon before the secsnld
on.l shot was fired,
fifty Clarence Lee was. the next witness.
He He was at the saloon the morning ol
rrt-l- the shooting. Chadwlck was put out
any and Lyle. followed Chadwlck. He stab
id a ed that Lyle was put out twice. Lyle
ray. came in juet after the first shot. He
1.1. LI X olnno Ho QflTV
icep saw uuurjwicn uuvn a &iaoo.
was Chadwick with a revolver. The dense.
fendant changed, it from one pocket to
lion another, then Friedman put the doaft
(the The evidence In the case closed at
rev.' -1:45 o'clock yesterday afternoon,
that Prosecuting Attorney Lowe took a
and half hour In his first speech In arguing
,yle before the jury. Court then adjournpro
This morning the argument for the
tess defense was opened by Attorney Wm.
Irod .T. Read, followed by Judge K. F. Mor,yle
gnu. The nrgument was closed by
din. Prosecuting Attorney I/me.
sick Attorney Head made a fine address
wit- in the behalf of Chadwick, as did alfen
so Judge Morgan. Prosecuting Attorllie
ney Low-e made a forceful argument
'res- before the jury.
EYESIGHT ENTIRELY GONE.
he Mr. M. A. Snyder Has Suffered Se
lace verely from Injured Eye.
' ?f Mr. M. A. Snyder, who hnd an eye
lant. badly Injured In an accident at the
aao Commercial Hotel last ween uas it
wlt" turned from Wheeling where he had
a been taking treatment from Dr. A9n
was man. The sight has entirely gone
lorl- from the Injured eye but it is thought
w'as that It may be recovered. Mr. Sny
He der will return to Wheeling on next
had- Tuesday to continue treatment.
de- "Quincy Adams Sawyer," the best
not New England play ever written.
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0 Others Have
at most people uie to
wants known to each
1 the best paper
you to use to
CNOWN TO THEM.
of this assertion It
our Want Column,
ieds Like Circulation
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'TING TO DEFEND HER HOME.
la Mrs. Chris Irahoff. of Fair Oaks,
0 Inst!,night from supposed burglars
on a charitable mission, she accidentshot
Inflicting a probable fatal
ge, was detained at work last night
fe by a neighbor, Mr. Regelman, tellothe
works. Regelman is slightly
the challenge of Mrs. Imhoif from
ocklng. The woman secured a re
1 in the excitement discharged It.
siiot lh her side anil Tell to the floor.
Will Sail To-day
DR. AND MR8. I. C. WHITE AND
THEIR DAUGHTER OFF FOR
Dr. and Mrs. I. C. White and their
daughter. Miss Edith White, of Morgantown,
will sail from New York today
on the American liner, St. Paul,
tor England! where'Mlss Edith will be
united in marriage the eighteenth Instant
to Mr. Karl Kith.il, formerly of
Flerlln. now London representative of
the Welsbach Asbestos Mantel Company.
Mr. Klthll and Miss White met
at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, a year or
more ago. and wero bethrothed before
her return to Morgantown last spring.
They were to have been married here,
but unexpected demands upon M.
Kithll's time made a trip to America
Impossible, and Miss White, with her
parents, goes to him in London.
Dr. and Mrs. White will return to
their home here the first of the year.
Their son, Charles, who has been traveling
In Europe will accompany them.
Ill of Pneumonia.
MORGANTOWN, Dec. 8.?Mrs. Dor
cas J. Haymona, wuow Ul flUftUOIMO 1
. Hkjfooud,. is dangerously ill of pneu-.
ihonla ait her horn?tt-lJfe' eRjJw!?From
the emphatic hit miade by
"Guincy Adams Sawyer" last season
It Is sure to be greeted by a crowded
house Monday evening.
FOUR MEN KILLED
THE WRECKAGE IS NOW
BURNING VERY FIERCELY
WASHINGTON, D. C. Dec. 8.?
A dispatch Just received acre 1IUU j
Danville, Va., says that four men were
killed In a wreck on the Southern
railway and there Is a possibility of
- the bodies of others being incinerated
In the wreckage which is now burning
fiercely. At the office of "line comjinny
It was annouueed that at fourten
this morning passenger train thirty-four
collided with the rear of a
. freight train near Danville, derailing
- the engine and several freight cars
i Tho wreckage Ignited and the Danville
fire department was summoned
to extinguish tho flames. It Is re.
ported that the engineer of the passenger
train was killed, the fireman j
injured, but no passengers hurt. A |
' later dispatch states that Engineer i
G. C. Kinney was killed, fireman Injured
and two men, supposed to be
tramps, are missing.
PAYS FIRST VISIT TO THIS CITY
SINCE THE OPENING OF THE
Major W. I,. Selbort. engineer lr.
charge of tlie Government river work
In the Pittsburg district, made a visit
to Fairmont last evening on the Government
boat, General Theodore
Schwan. Major Selbert, came to Ft,
Marlon, Pa., yesterday morning by
rail and there took the Government
boat which was detailed for a rim to
Lock 13. Major Selbert has many
friends here and took the opportunity
to pay them a visit. Judge W. S.
Meredith and Mr. A. J. Stone received
Invitations by mall during the afternoon
to dine with the major on the
arrival of the boat In the city. This
Is Majer Selbert's first trip to the head
of navigation since the removal of
the old B. and O. bridge. The Schwan
left this morning.
The Philadelphia Record says that
"Qulricy Adama Sawyer" It at sweetly
natural at the brtath of tht ffildfc
WILL GET DOWN TO
Forecast of Work
WASHINGTON, D. C., Dec. 8.?
Congress nest week will consider the
Smoot case and the AlgeelniB treaty
in the Senate. The new Cabinet memhers
will be confirmed; also Attorney
General Moody, nominated to the Supreme
Court. Lafollette's bill limiting
the hours of labor railroad employes
wlll'be discussed in the Senate.
Legislative, executive and Judicial bill
in the House and the bearing on Currency
bill before the Honse committee.
Having got through with shaking
down process necessary after the long |
recess, the national legislative machine
Is now running smoothly and will begin
to grind out real business next
MR. E. C. JONES IS PUTTING HIS
8TORE IN FINE KELTER FOR
The store of E. C. Jones Is assuming
very rapidly its holiday atttre and
while this Btore does not. go v>to the
toy business it is displaying, i very
large line of staple and -fan* r merchandise,
all of which will b- useful
after Christmas. The store Is being
very appropriately decorated and It
will be a few days yet before the work
wi-oim ohfiw pase is I
teeming wittx all such goods as have
been seleclmlas suitable for presents.
A very conspicuous part of Ibis showing
eposlMi^Of^aome very Lie- styles
and noTeWeSTSi ladles' and gentlemen's
"Qulney Adams Sawyer," one big
laugh from beginning to end, and the
sweetest love slory ever written.
IN A WRECK
I RAILWAY TO-DAY
Takes All Blame
| SAYS HER BOY IS THE VICTIM OF
| LACKS SEL^-CONTROL.
DENVER, Col.. Dec. 8.?When Mrs
Lolse Gillette, mother of Chester Gillette,
was told that her son had, it
was reported, confessed to the murder
of Grace Brown, she broke down pitifully
and held herself to blame for the
crime, attributing parental Influence
as the cause.
I "I want to say to every young woman
In the country that she may And
a profitable lesson In my hitter experience,"
she said. "If mothers would
avoid the agony I am now enduring let
them guard their thoughts, learn to
control themselves and keep Jealous
watch over their Impulses, Tor what
they are their children will he.
"What I was before Chester was
horn Chester is now paying 'for. He
was my first child, and before his
birth I had not learned to control myself.
I gave way to fits of pasidon, to
every whim that swept my fancy. I
became a Blave to my anger and made
life miserable to all about me. .Then
Chester came, and day by day 1 saw
myself llvng over again In him. \ He
also gave way to fits of violent temper
and sought provocation for quarrels.
He Is now paying the price for my
failure. at. self-control before his
SUCH A REPORT REACHES BER
LIN BY WAY OF PARIS BUT
BERLIN, Dec. 8.?A report received
here via Paris states tbat the Sbah
died early this morning. The report
Is unconfirmed, but It Is generally discredited
in ofificlal circles.
It is known, however, tbat the Monarch's
condition Is precarious and II
Is not Impossible that the news of his
death Is being suppressed tor political
reasons In Persia.
Guitars, mandolins and violins at
Clyde S. Holt's, 826 Main street
COMMITTEE FOR 0R6ANIZINGI
The committee appointed at the last
session of the Jlonongahola Valley
RounJ Table at Clarksburg for the
purpose of organising an athletic
league among the secondary schools
of this section held a meeting In the
offlce of the principal of the Fairmont
High school to-day, and .took an Important
step In the movement towards
this organisation. The committee is
composed of Dr. E. Hulley, chairman.
President of Broaddus Institute,
Clarksburg, Mr. I. E. Ash, of the
Clarksburg High school faculty, Mr.
C. S. Crow, of the Mannington High
school, Mr. W. C. Gist, of the Grafton
High school, Superintendent W. H.
Gallup, of the Morgantown schools, and
Principal T. J. Humphrey, of the Faironfcsinl
All tho members
U1UUI 1U(|U BVUUV1. .... ....
of the committee were present at the
meeting to-day excepting Supt. Gallup,
of Morgan town, who was detained at
It was formally decided that the
High schools at Clarksburg. Grafton,
Mannlngton and Fairmont, and in addition
Broaddus Institute, should constitute
the charter members of the
league, and- that other schools which
And W. Va. Day
WFRF CELEBRATED 'TOGETHER
YESTERDAY AT THE LOCAL
Library Day and West Virginia Day
[were fittingly observed at the Normal
. school yesterday and the excellent programme
which apepared in the West
Vlrglnlnn on Thursday evening was
delightfully carried out .Misses Grace
RoblnSfnrtrhd Mary' CdTrdThefB 65611ed
the programme by rendering a
piano duet and Miss Mary George sang
a patriotic solo. The Model school, In
chaige of their instructor Miss George,
marched to the Auditorium and spent
a part of the time. Mrs. N. It. C. Morrow
tend an instructive paper entitled
"The Vulue of Rooks," and after the
singing of "America" by the school,
Miss William Parks read an interesting
paperdhi "Our'Ancestors Id West
Virginia."^An oration by Mr. J. C. McKinney
followed, entitled. "How the
27th Congress made West Virginia."
Prof. Fleming gave an lnteresllng
| talk concerning men prominent in the
formation of the Slate, and a number
of other interesting papers were read
by the students. Those taking part
in the programme were Roscoe Reeves,
Homer Hawker, Preston Smith, Harry
Snow and warmer to-mgnt; ram j
or snow and colder Sunday. |
"Oulney Adami Sawyer" la one el
the .Inert pl?jr? ever written.
Greene, Oliver Shurtten. aliases Agnes
Ferrell. Evelyn Prlckett, and Nellie
Is Crane's New Drug Store by Its
A nice job of decorating Is being
done at Crane's Drug store. From the
celling is being hung long streamers
of cedar and the window is being
trimmed In mosses and holly. The
enterprise of this establishment is attracting
considerable local attention.
E. M. Hall, the florist, is doing the decorating.
| FORGOT TOWEL LEFT
IN GIRL'S STOMACH. |
| LINCOLN, Neb., Dec. 8.?Miss \
| Lulu Summers, sister of United I
I Qtatoa District Attorneys Sum-1
j mers, Is recovering from an op-1
| eration in which a towel was j
| taken from her abdomen.
| Five weeks ago Miss Summers |
| was operated upon for appendl- |
j cltis. It was apparently success- |
| ful. but Miss Summers has Insist- |
| or ever since that there was |
j something in the cavity. Yester- j
| day a second operation was per- j
j formed and the towel, which hail |
j been forgotten during the first i
| operation, was found.
"Qulncy Adams 8awyer" is the attraction
at the Grand next Monday.
I WASHINGTON, D. C., Dec. 8,
|.?Forecase for West Virginia:?. .
ITHLETiC LEAGUE AMONG
S MET IN THIS CITY MY
I may wish to come In shall conform
to the requirements of the constitu
tion and by-laws which arc to lie dratted
and adopted, and signed by the different
members of the league. The
constitution (or the government of
the league was gone over In detail,
and will lie put in written form very
soon for the final approval of the
The school men of this section regard
this as an important more in the
direction of purifying school athletics
as it will place the games and the
teams more closely under the control
of the various school faculties.
iJust before adjournment the committee
elected officers for the league
President, T. J. Humphrey, of the
Fairmont High school.
Vice President, I. E. Ash, <jf the
Clarksburg High school.
Secretary-Toasurer, \V. C. Gist, of
the Grafton High school.
The committee adjourned to meet
of Mnnninffton in February at the
time of the next meeting o( the Monongahela
Valley Round Table, when
the work will be entirely completed.
DR. BARBE WILL
Wf LL KNOWN SCHOOL MAN WILL
SPEND MONDAY AND TUESDAY
Dr. Waltman Barbe, of the West
Virgin? University, will spend Monday
and Tuesday of next weekly Fair.
public schools, and in connectloq with
Ms visit will make a number bfr-addresses.
Supt. Rosier announced today
tlint the following schedule had
been prepared for Dr. Barbe covering
the two days' visit in this city:
Monday morning at nine o'clock an
address to the Grammar School pupils
of the Second'ward grammar school.
MnnJotr uftomnnn tl f nnP.tlllrtV JIT
address to the pupils of the upper
grades of the First ward schools.
Monday evening at seven-thirty, a
special address to the teachers of the
public schools, and all othor teachers
residing in the vicinity of Fairmont,
at the Second ward building. ,
Tuesday morning af nine-twenty, an
address before the Fairmont High
school students In the new*Hlgh school
Tuesday afternoon, nn address to
the grammar school pupils of the
Fourth ward school lit the new High
school study hall.
Tuesday evening, at seven-thirty,
special address to the patrons of the
Fairmont public schools in the new
Fifth ward auditorium. Those mesrtings
will be In the nature of educational
rallies, to foster school spirit.
Admission Is free and the public Is
If you want to be highly entertained
don't mist "Qulncy Adams Sawyer"
FIRST WARD SGH(
LIBRARf AND \
ALSO MAKES A REPORT
FOR IRE THIRD MONTR
Library Day and West Virginia Day
wero observed In a fitting manner at
tire First ward public schools yesterday
and a nice sum for the Library
Fund was collected. In every grade
_ i..../ilo/ia nrnra llfllH TT1 Jldf>
ai>piU|JliaiC VAOICiaca nviv mviu, ~
lip of gongs, recitations and composition.
The 7th and 8th grades, which
compose the grammar department,
held joint exercises and an excellent
programme was rendered. The programme
opened with the singing of
Report of First Ward Sc
No. I Av. Dlj
En rolled I Attend
1st Primary 80 58
3nd Primary GO 46
2nd Grade 59 56
3d. Grade 56 46
4th Grade ......... 49 43
6th Grade 54 49
6 th 62^ ^48^
none of which are lew than 28 years IjB
which, of course, was long before |j
West Virginia was severed frohi tho ffl
oft wllh second money by
"Spirit of Jefferson," llM.t-SaG
Sally naiwfirS - wKMflH
bg hnn decidedly the elart of her oon-Sffl
first published Id 1852 and the Regis-SM
ter, which is the second oldest daily
In the State, was started In
had bas given them a lead in the Jour- w
nalism of the State that has not heeni^H
Pan Handle News, 1868. -
Rarenewood News, 1868!;,
Fairmont West Virginian, lgfaMffl
Huntington AdvcrtlaSr, 1869. ;
Keyser Tribune, 2809. > jJgjgSH
Martlnsburg Statesman. 1869.
Hancock County Courier, iflgtim
Delia & Knight Errant: (Buckhan- !&
Oerratlstown Times, i8W,v-"^^aj
Grafton Sentlnai, 1870. .
. Weat Virginia Argus, 1870
Huollngton Argus, 1S7S. ' !""wB
Monroe Watchman. 1872.
West Va. School Journal; 1871 ^
Ritchie Gazette, 1878.'
Phlllppi Plain Dealer, ,i87S^ :2iS^ffl
Pnrkersburg Sentinel, 1875.; ),
Jaeltsou Herald, 1878. .
Fnyotte Journal, 1876. Ifll
VEST VIRGINIA PHY
"America" by the school, and compositions
were read by Ethel Hoult, ji
Ruth Arnold, Maud. Rogers, Louise'S
Leonard. Herman- SloneWng?>;M:
Summora and Alta> Gray. ,Mlss;GilSjjr^
Watklns gave a pl'easln
which was followed by an Interesting:','
debate. Tho subject for. debate W?^
"Resolved, That reading wleldagtjtltKll
er Influence over mankind than apeak;?
lng." Miss Louise Lloyd and
kins wore on the affirmative and Mlaa ?
Edith Scott and Cecil Jenkins were on
negative. The debate was decided lyS
good nnd It was a hard matter to de..
i.~.i ?..i.... Kaot nr. Sifll
LiUli nuim Jim, uuu yii uy
The (ollowlnR Is the school report '
for third month:
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