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VOLUME IIL^^^^^^^^FA^ONT^WESTVDtGmi^pONPAYt DECEMBER 24, 1906. NUMBER 211.
SweepingCasti
Ijkj'.NEW, YORK, Dec. 24.?With the
staunch ship Maraval under his peril)-;..
sonal command, and a faat steam yacht
fitted1 out as a crusler, soon to Join
pp him, .General Antonio Parades has
' started for Venezuela with the avowS^^i's^i'lntention
.of sweeping President
-Castro's fleet off the sea.
ife After General Parades In his ca&i?
-paclty Of admiral has cleared bis way
jfeV to1 the' Venezuelan ports, ho will as
fr1- ' stjmje his title of general and probably
sSMWfit Afl/tfrmy Into the interior. Genhas
Just sailed from New
' York where he equipped the Ifaraval
-. with so much secrecy that no one outgpyjt'ltfia
hlB own olrcle knew or his moveMvV'
,'ments. Besides the armament of his
If AN AGED RESiDfcl
A : -STEPHEN AMOS DIED YESTER;;
DAY MORNING AFTER A FEW
HOURS' ILLNESS.
1 ' lMr. Stephen Amos, one of the counv.V.i.-tyfi
Oldest nn<l most highly esteemed
f,rehldenls, died on Sunday morning at
1, - half after aeven o'clock at his rcsl.
..dence on the corner of Madison and
| Spring streets, after a few hours' 111ness
of acute Indigestion. Mr. Amos
retired on Saturday night apparentt;
ly in good health but at 1:30 o'clock
f.': was taken very 111, death resulting at
t the' hour named above. Mr. Amos
4 hi?a been in declining health for the
( '\ past year and had twice been seriously
ill, yet his death has come suddenly
upon his friends and family.
; Deceased, was born in Hoodsville,
r Pawpaw district, on December 30th,
; 1836, and was therefore at the time of
his death 81 years of age. Before his
removal to Fairmont he was postmas'
.,-ter at Rtvesvllle which office he held
i for 26 years. After bis removal to
- Fairmont about 15 years ago he en'
.1. gaged In business with his sons who
conducted a carriage factory. Within
the past few years he had retired
from active business.
Mr. Amos is survived by his wife,
who was Miss ftebecea'N. Engle, and
: six children; four children- preceded
d'-Jifm to the grave. The living children
? are, Messrs. George E? Luther and
S Frank Amos, and Misses Virginia,
|v Prances and Ida Amos, the latter a
: - .teacher In the Fairmont public school.
P , In the death of Mr. Amos the coun{^tyloses
one of Its most highly respecti;,,
ed and substantial citizens. By his
J.? kindness and generosity ho had enK'deaipd
himself to the hearts of a 'wide
f circle of friends and relatives by
Jiy-whom his death will be keenly felt.
> 'fj For more than 05 J'cars he had been
a member of the Methodist Episcolial.
Church and for fifty years was a
license^ minister of the gospel. He
: was faithful to the lost in his church
S relations, never missing a service
' when his health would permit him to
fe ,.It seemed especially fitting that the
.'life so faithfully spent In the service
>!',?! the Master should come to a closo
on. the Sabbath day which he had al
Equipped in
For Purpose of
o's Fleet Off the Sea
steamer, lie carries fifteen tlioiisan.1
raauscr rifles anil several million cartridges
for -the use of his land forces.
Paredes will wait In Trinidad for the
completion of the work of fitting out
his yacht ?1 Egalistn, which will carry
two long range, four rapid fire guns,
manned by artillerymen, secured In
this city. At Martinique Paredes will
lie met by other Venezuelans, who are
| In sympathy with his cause In oppos
In police 'court this morning. Thlr- r
tceu prisoners appeared in police s
court to answer for offenses commit- t
ted while under the influence of booze, j
The money that should have pone to
brighten the home and to cheer its
Inmates part of it lias been bartered j
for liquid damnation and the other j
went to the coffers of the city. p
John McCalisfcer, Frank Fisher, j
Alex. Glvely, 0. Brumm, William q
Strauch, John Pollnskl, Howard Motz. j
Ij. L. Metz, Tony Marzello were fined )]
six dollars each; W. H. Drumm, W. V p
Fogg, Andrew McKnbey and Sam f
Hoffman were taken back to the lock- ^
uf- I
Twenty-four Photos for 25 cents at *
the Novelty Photo Gallery. Come and }
ihave your amllea recorded at 312
Main atreet. 2Mt 1
. T E
ing Castro. Paredes' representative
states that If Gomez succeeds Castro
as President as seems possible an? restores
the rights and liberties to the
people, General Paredes will await
further developments. He Is averse
to shedding blood unnecessarily.
OT PASSED AWAY
I
Old Soldier
Died Saturday
JOHN N. SATTERFIELD PASSED
AWAY AT HIS HOME ON
PRICKETrs CREEK.
"Mr. John N. Satterfleld died on Saturday,
December 22nd at his home on
Prlckett's Creek. Deceased had been
111 for several months having been
stricken with paralysis Inst August
and his condition having grown stead- ily
worse. Deceased was 62 years
of age ar.d Is survived by his wife and j
covorol /-.liHrlvori Mo Wflu n soldier I
l.i the Civil war and was a member of '
Maulsby's Batterj'. He was widely
ki'Owa throughout the county and his
death Is greatly regretted by a large
number of friends.
Funeral services were held on Sunday
afternoon In the Hopewell M. E.
Church. Rev. O. C. Phillips conducted (
the .services and Mr. T. N. Swisher, |
a comrade of the deceased, ninde a
brief address on behalf of Maulsby'i
Battery. Interment was made In the
adjoining cemetery.
Payday Echoes t
THIRTEEN WAS THE UNLUCKY ?
NUMBER WHO FELL IN WITH r
THE BLUE COATS THIS (
TIME. r
s
t
1 Tim animac of nnv dflv wore heard
DRIVER MET
. . .
CAN YOU HELP?
DIRECTORS OF PUBLIC LIBRARY
MAKE AN APPEAL FOR HELP
IN PURCHASING NEW BOOKS
FOR THE CHILDREN'S DEPARTMENT?AN
URGENT LETTER
WHICH OUGHT TO BRING RFSULTS.
m.n nn.ilnl.inJ l? tt.? f/Otntl>
in*- uj'i'cai lujiuMjucu ijj uiv luuun*
Ing letter deserves more than passing
notice. The Public Library is one of
our free Institutions tbat has not been
as generously supported and patronized
as It deserves. It seems to us
Its turn Is now here. The people of
Fairmont owe It to their children to
take the cue so eloquently and directly
presented. Certainly no effort presents
a finer opportunity to make a
"little money go a long ways," In procuring
great and lasting happiness for
our eager boys and girls. A fine supply
of Juvenile Books of approved
character and high class placed In
reach of all our children cannot be.
over estimated. I
Jlend the letter and help now?while j
you feel like it,
Fairmont, W, Vtt? pec. 1300.
The directors of the Fairmont Public"
Library have for several years been
strenuously striving to keep abreast
of the growing demands otl the part of
(Concluded on Page Four.)
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COLD WEATHEl
THE REGUI
SCHEDULE RUN
BEGINS MONDAY;
i
Again a delay Is encountered by .
lie Traction company on account of
lie continued cold weather. Mana;er
Purinton has definitely decided
tot to atempt to make Tegular runs to
Clarksburg until next Monday. Until
ccntly be thought he could begin the
che.lule on Wednesday, but he finds
hat cannot be done. On next Mom
lay, December 31, the first regular
uns will be made on the following J
vueuuie, leaving uuuriy nuiu run- j
nont and Clarksliurg from 5:45 a. m. ,
o 9:45 p. m. as Indicated:
South Bound. ,
A. M. A. M. P. M. .
Wrmont 5:15 6:45 9:45
2lh Street ... 5:24 6:54 9:54
'lemlng 5:28 5:58 9:58 '
nyenne Sid. . 5:29 6:59 9:69
'ticker Sid. ... 5:33 C:03 10:03 .
tonongah 5:42 0:12 ' 10:12 ,
'ractldn Pk. S. 6:44 0:14 10:14 ,
Iverson 5:48 0:18 10:18 ,
ildefton 5:50 0:20 10:20 .
t'orthlngton .. 5:54 6:24 10:24 '
lutchinson ... 6:28 10:28 .
lutchlnson S.. 0:29 10:29 .
Suterpriso ... 6:33 10:33 .
riropa ^...... ^ 0:36 ; 10:86 ^
lOTTDf
"jack lor
fellfrom wagon
breaking neck
.1
Horrible Accident
This Morning
W. T C'roy, commonly known ns
".lack" Crov, aged 55, and driver for the
s.tply limine of the Fairmont CoaJ Co.
at Watson, fell from his wagon this
morning about 0 o'clock and was instantly
killed.
He was driving down the embank,
nient on the Oaston side Just at the
intersection of the main pike with
the roatl leading to the Gaston mine*
and as his wagon struck the embankment
some barrels behind him rolled
against him and his feet being glased
t with snow and ice he was thrown from
the wagon striking on his head. His
neck was broken and his skull badly
crushed. He was'vety heavy and
his weight brought his head against
the ground with terrible force and in
addition to the Injuries thus received,
which were fata] within themselves, it
*
The Question of the Hour.
iVorthlngton .. 6:04 7:04 11:04 1
llileflon 0:08 7:08 11:08 1
Evcrson 0:10 7:10 11:10 f
rrnctlon Pk. S. 0:14 7:14 11:14 8
rtonongah .... 0:16 7:16 11:16
rucker Sid. ... 0:15 7:25 11:25 ,
layenne Sid. .. 0:29 7:29 11:29 1
Fleming 6:30 7:30 11:30
12th Street ... 6:34 7:34 11:34
Fairmont 6:43 7:43 11:43 ?
As the schedule shows, a car leaves
Falraojjt lor Worthlngton at 5:15, reSpeC'?'
I
Reynolds' Sid.. 0:59 10:08
Bore's 7:04 11:04
Perry Mine... 7:00 11:06
0. L. June. ... 7:09 11:00
JlarkBburg ... 7:13 11:13 ^
North Bound.
A. M. A. M. P. M.
llarksburB 6:15 10:15
3. L. June 6:19 10:19
Perry Mine... 6:22 10:22
lore's 6:24 10:24 t
Reynold's Bid. 6:29 10:29 I
Sepzlbah .... - 6:32 10:32 l
Erie 6:33 10:33 a
Ueadowbrook . 0:35 10:35 v
lypsy 0:40 10:40 5
lucas Mill 3... 6:44 10:44 t
Shlnnston .. .. 0:46 10:46 c
Rlverdule .... 6:48 , 10:43 t
k'lropa 0:52 10:52 r'
Enterprise 6:55 10:55 1
Hutchinson S. 6:59 10:69 1
lutehlnson ... 7:00 11:00 1
What Will Be in It? u
R DELAYS STI
LAR CARS TO
Meadowbrook 6:63 30:61
Brie 6:55 10:55 i
Hepzlbah 6:56 10:56 1
ITH TO-DAY
SPECIAL MUSIC
WILL BE A FEATURE OF THE
CHRISTMAS 8ERVICE AT
j CHRIST CHURCH TO MORROW
On Cliristmas morning at Christ
CI,arch the Christmas service will be
gin at 1(1 o'clock. The church clioli
has arranged for special music which
they have been rehearsing for severs
weeks. Among the numbers rendered
by the choir will bo Dudley Back'r
"Brightest and Best" and a new and
beautiful arrangement of the T?
Deum." In addition to these nam
hers will be several solos by different
members of the choir which has. been
augmented for the oocusion. Rev,
Barnes will deliver a short Christ'
mas sermon.
^ THE WEATHER. f
] ?Forecast for West Virginia.? |
( Washington, D. C., Dee. 24.? j
Taesdav fair anil warmer.
is said the wheel of his wagon ran
pvcr hi? neck,
The rem&tus were taken to the R.
C. Jones undertaking parlors and prepared
for burial.
The deceased leaves a wife and one
child.
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clarksburg
ANNUAL CRUSADE
ANNIVERSARY
f/AS CELEBRATED BY W. C. T. U.
LADIES YESTERDAY AFTERNOON
AT WILLARD
HALL
The annual crusade anniversary oi
he Woman's Christian Temporanco
;ulon was celebrated on Sunday aftei,oon
In conjunction with n memorial
ervlce In memory ot the members
vho had passed away during the past
ear. Two members have departed
his life within the past year, and one
rusnder, not a member. The memicrs
were Mrs. Elizabeth Cnrr, and
Irs. Elmlnn Hunsalter, and Mrs. T. A.
Janlsby, was the Crusader. Mrs. J.
Cngle presided at the meeting and at
he closo of the service sent flowers
o the three members detained from atendlng
by Illness. They were Sirs,
lusan Brock, Miss Carrie Shore and
Irs. Mary Honncn.
Why pay a bis price for cab work?
JcCray Livery will do It cheap. Alrays
ready.
Pocket books and card cases at A.
1. Scott & Co.
Tol|et seta In Sterling at A. B. Scott
1?!' . :.
/MBBjWMj^^B|| i ||W la^ In ' I
I^R^rai^^BnBKniln ^ I jr I
. IKS!H^3K^^8?L#* s if ' ]';*
| In those old^ days-those lair old days-what fancies we J
When we sat. waiting for the Saint to come on Otfttntas. Oft I '
The stocking, limp and shadow-falw against the ruddy glow,
Agape in their expectancy, swung in a slanting, row
Thtf matched the difference In height ot all our wontfHng heads- 1 j{
. We watched the fairy flames toss up^thcir wealth of jewel-reds.
' * ll
B. & 0. Brakeman Lost His
Life in the Local Yards ||H
On Last Saturday Nighffl
as the ordinance originally passed. gives Totlce^of It's "torenUon 'to pur^
In consideration of the passage of cjlase gajd properly within two years J
this ordinance and of the grant of ot ,he datc 0( Ul(J pagBaBe ot the
right of way to the railroad company ,mnC(!t the pr[ce of the
through tho property of the Fairmont rate per 9q ft as pald by thf&g
W ater Works. Company for Its entire holdings bell
First, The Railroad Company will |ween g?id p0|nts, with Interest frairSS
provide a crossing either at grade or ? 0 date thR property was purchasetfH
undergrade In the bed of Merchant bj. ?1<5 Railroad Company to the dtitiB
street to the pump station. the property is conveyed to the dtyffl
Second, The Railroad Company will the city to have the right to t^e^itwU
convey to the City of Fairmont all that part of the property as it may deslreSH
part of a lot purchased from J. A. j trust that tWs proposition wtU^^H
Clark north of Ferry street not actu- (,.i|y understood by every, membfer oif|j
ally needed for the construction of the (lic cmmc|| 0f Falrlheet and shall bafl
railroad, being a strip of land 30 feet phased to present it for your cotistosta
wide aud 17a let In length, containing oration at any regular or special mectwfl
3,250 sq. ft. i ing of your Honorable Body.
Third, 'The Fairmont Wholesale Believe me ''jSut&affl
District Improvement Company, will Very truiy/
convey to the City of Fairmont all that LBVI- B. HARR. |s
port ion of Its property purchased from There will be a special meeting ofSjH
. A. Clark north of Ferry street be- council Wednesday night to consUmB
lug 42 feet on Ferry street and 175 feet tie wharf proposition. If thepfopOttfl
along the river, containing 3,C75 sq. tlon offered by Air, Harr Is not acepthdfl
ft, upon condition that said city locale the condemnation pirocecdtags I nstl|9
its wharf upon said property. - tuted against the Wholesale,
Fourth, If the City of Fairmont tie- Improvnmant y
sires to use said properties for wbnrt r.'ed through. It Is said by many thaiii
purposes, the Railroad Company will the grade on the (property offered, to >|
provide a crossing at grade in Water the city will haveto be so stedp.-Sj^fl
street, 40 feet in width, at some couve- it cannot be used. And again the tnrfcMl
r.lent point between Newton and Perry offered are too general." The-!'l9|j|SB
streets so bb to rencb the city wharf, nJng of several proposftftfo.'alBMW
suld point of crossing to be agreed City of Fairmont. desires to use salmH
upon between the city engineer and properties for wharf purposes" is pa^ J
the chief engineer of the Railroad, Com- t'cularly objectionable because of j
pany, said crossing to be put in and (Concluded on Page Bight.) |
maintained by the Railroad Company. - |
D. D. Evans, of Connellsville, a D. track and was run over by a caboO?[H
and O. brakeman, met instant deatii The wheels passed over his chesjlfl
in-the B. and 0. yards In this city on <ru8hlnf M llfe oatuia*a
? , . .... - . . Evans had been on the ConnellsvlllBl
Saturday night by being pushed from dlv|sIon p| # g|l0rt Ume Hfl
the tender of an engine to the ground about 25 years of age and Is survived?#
and was run over by a caboose. Evans by a wife. The remains were
was standing on the rear step of en- in charge by Undertaken R L. Cun-aj
glne No. 831. In passing another train nJngbam .aad this morning Were tauH
he was caught and pushed to the en to Connellsvllle.
LEVI B. HARR_WRITES A LETTER
fdAKES PROPOSITION TO COUN- vlli convey all that part of theproJp
OILMEN ON AUTHORITY OF erty purchased from J. A. Clark ini^fl
FAIRMONT, MORGANTOWN AND Catherine Hall north of a line within 1
PITTSBURG RAILROAD COMPANY twelve feet of the RailroadCoropefiysM
RELATIVE TO WHARF SITE AND center line, containing 4,859 additional?!
BRANCH LINE IN FIRST WARD sq. ft. The Railroad Company yijHI
Mr. Levi B. Hair, after malting a slopes from the west side of Water >9
special trip to Bullimoro, in which ho street as changed to Ferry Btreistv^j
liad a cqnfercnce with the officials of Jf the City of Fairmont desires td.Bkflll
the Baltimore and Ohio railroad com- said properties for wharf purposes iw|!
pany concerning the wharf question, golher with Ferry street" it will giv^i
addressed tho following letter to each the city, without cost, a frontngo oimi
of the councilmen of tills city late Sat- il.e Monongnhela river of 275 foetsciSsffl
December 22, 1906. S|xt|, The Railroad G?pa&!roH
F. E. Mchols, Esq., give to the City of Fairmont an optlogH
Fairmont, W. Vn. on such ?art of tho property between'B
Dear Sir: fiolT street and the Water iwrofjlH
I have been authorised to present fron|1 on ,he ? ? ls not
to the City Council of Fairmont, an for l|]e con8tnlction of tho raMjigJ|
Ordinance granting to the Fairmont ildnf, at least all the properly o^SIS
Morgantown and Pittsburg railroad of a I|ne parallel to the center >j$M
company the right to construct Us Pal- Hld M feet norlhwesterly thoretn&1i|
atlne Branch through the First ward ^ ? aM of mi wo# feet
of the City of Fairmont, the ordinance more J ,
fn Tin u-.ihuttini ttllv tho fliimft tprmu flVM

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