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1 AT HOM^IN EVERY HOME. ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ I^T V VOLUME IV. FAIRMONT,' WEST VIRGINIA, TUESDAY, JULY 9, 1907. NUMBER 68 >' 1 ? Bli r niiAV riftsiutm ouo i ONTffllSTKTING PROBLEMS TODAY p'.'; Department News From Washington BARBERTON, Ohio, July 9.? The huge plant of the Stirling Company If ' here has been ordered to run night fe,V'/ .VMd'day to fill rush orders for the bollp : .- era for the United States navy. The Ppf.? boilers .are. for warships now under construction. Engineer Gay. of the fc r navy,- Is here, with instructions to' bring to bear all possible spaed In the' >-< 1 <i<iiMn1atlAn r\? tho thnflf OYSTER BAY, July 9.?Trust busting problems are under discussion ai Sagamore Hill to-day. President p; -' Roosevelt's guest list Includes Robert ' Knox Smith, chief of the Bureau of Corporations, and Frank B. Kellogg, 'ifpedal''counsel employed by the de^^^:;;partment of Justice, In the prosecu *,tlons.of the big corporations that have, v in the opinion of the' administration, |?\V biroken or evaded the federal law. [WASHINGTON, D. G, July 8. ? Victor H. Metcalf, secretary of the navy, will leave the United States before the end of July to visit the Hawaiian Islands, where he will make an examination of the naval base and the fortifications there with the view of making recommendations to Congress for strengthening the position of this government there. 'Unless his plans are changed Secretary Metcalf will sail from the Pacific coast on the steamship Siberia July 25. Oscar Strauss, the Secretary ot Commerce and Labor, will sail on the ami steamer.' He will make an Inspection of the Immigration system In the Hawaiian Islands and will also conduct an Investigation of the stories that large numbers of Japanese are I Socking to the Islands. WASHINGTON. July 9.?The ef; tort that Is to be made by the Department of Justice to throw Into the hanJs of federal receivers the Tobacco and Powder trusts, and all other alleged fj bad corporations which are to be prosecuted hereafter, can, In a measure, hie taken as an official response to the \ criticism that the President's trust policy Is buncombe. Papers In the suit against the Tobacco trust will be ' > Mai. V/\i?lr flftr f rv-m nrrnti.* I'urou iu iivn *win ,'Suits against the powder trust which Will be filed In Cincinnati shortly, are almost ready for the signature of the Attorney General. Mrs. R. T. Webb left last night for Petersburg, Va? where she will spend several weeks with relatives T JAPAN'S ATTITUDE IN CONTRt ATIVE TO SI Reported that It will reject at for limitation of immigration. : ' That Japan will Insist upon st treaty defining the power reserve act laws regarding police and Imi Believes the United States gc " Ing the article. K%;: ' . Japanese government con tern j ' . United States to investigate cone ftjs, ' These representatives will rej criminated against. 8ome Foreign Vlewi ?,- . Europeon representatives atr ' lieve the sending of the Amerlcat to dangerous popular excitement. ||s^ Spanish delegates say the Ui -A nut to crack. ??/' Russians remark that WltteV be between the United Slates an( ft Germans think the situation 1 Ml-- 'entente, the strongest compact ai H^' - English, French and Japanesi |jfe; Japan ana the United States slni Hggjt'i;'. j In Paris and Berlin the bellel men in Japan are preparing to B| IER GIVEN TION OF NITED STA r < I. -I. i i n . ..... HOME COMING WEEK CARDSARE HANDSOME SECRETAY NAYLOR DESIROUS OF 8ECURING NAMES OF FORMER WE8T VIRGINIANS. WHEELING, July 9. Plans for West Virginia Home Coming Week, September 9-15, are progressing rapidly, and Secretary Naylor, of the board of trade, Is preparing to send out the Invitation souvenir postals of the city. In speaking of the matter yesterday he (said: "We are desirous of distributing the postals, which are really very handsome. and contain a latest view of Wheeling, as widely as possible over the country. The co-operation of the public in this will be needed, and Hats of former West Virginians now living without the State, should be prepared and sent to us in order that these people may all be sent a postal. This applies to not only Wheeling, but persons from all parts of the State who have relatives living without the State, should send their names and addresses in. "Indications are tnat nome coining week jwlll surpass anything of the kind ever attempted by Wheeling and from all sides the most flattering of reports are received, while many prominent people within and without the State have accepted Invitations to be present, and several will make addresses welcoming day." FAMILY REUNION QTPDHPNS PAMILY WILL GET TO I GETHER AT MOUNDSVILLE JULY 15TH TO 21ST. The Stephens family, of which Dr. David E. Stephens, of this city, is a member, will have a family reunion at Moundsville from July 15 to 21. There are forty-seven In the Immediate family including the brothers-in-law and the sisters-in-law, and It Is the pur Ann nf nnnli r?nq tn ha nrPQPnf (juac ui cavu wu? bw uv Of the eight brothers three are preachers, ministers of the M. E. Church. Rev. Samuel W. Stephens is stationed at Tippecanoe City, Ohio; Rev, Charles W? at Capitlna, W. Va.; Rev. J W., at Boston. Two brothersin-law are preachers, Rev. H. F. Alley, of Wawachula, Florida, and Rev. E. W. Sheckler, of Knox, Indiana. David E. lives here and is a physician. He is employed by the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company as examiner. Three of the brothers are merchants. A. S. Stephens Is located at Newark, Ohio; G L? at Columbus, and J. N. at Marietta, H. E. Is the other brother. He conducts a meat market at Sisters| ville. The Stephens homestead Is near Marietta, where the mother of the family reside. Moundsvllle was selected as the place for the reunion because It Is a central point for the family. 3VERSY RELATUATION ON PACIFIC COAST, j | iy proposal for treaty providing ] i riking out article In proposed ] ;d by contracting parties to en- i ( nigratlon regulations, ivernment will Insist on preserv- | dates sending representatives to ! Iltlons on Paclfl Coast. I >ort It Japanese residents are dlsi of the Situation. nho T-Tntrita Ponrp PnnfprPnrfi hp i fleet to the Pacific may give rise j tiled States haa now found a hard | i ; prediction that the next war will | 1 Japan la approaching realization. j nay lead to an American-German [ gainst British supremacy that ] I 5 representatives believe both | :erely wish to reach an undert is expressed that ruling statesiht the United States tor the mas FOR BOILERS TES NAVY FARMER BLEW HIS HEAD OFF 8HOT HIMSELF IN THE NECK WITH A SHOT GUN, COMPLETELY SEVERING HEAD FROM THE BODY. PARKBRSBURG, July 9, ? Word reached here yesterday of a suicide at Balllson, this county, which occurred on Sunday morning. James Clark, a well known and- wealthy farmer, a brother of Councilman J. L. Clark, of this city, was the victim. He blew his head entirely from his body with one discbarge of a shot gun. "Though Clark had been despondent for some weeks, he arose with Mrs. Clark earlier than usual on Sunday morning and appeared In better spirits. Mrs. Clark was called out of the room and' no sooner had she gone than Clark seized the shot gun and took his own life. Mrs. Clark heard the gun report from the outside, and running Into the house, beheld the ghastly sight, lier husband lying on the floor, his head entirely severed from hie body. Clark was known all over the county. ' He was an Industrious man, and was never addicted to drink. It Is be lieved ill health caused his rash act. He Is survived by his wife and several daughters. The funeral will be on Tuesday. Wheeling Man's Widow a Suicide ' MRS. GEORGE A. MEYER, SUFFERING FROM CANCER, SHOT HERSELF IN HEAD. SPRINGFIELD, 0., July 9.?Because she had1 been a sufferer from canoer land failed to secure relief from an operation, Mrs. Amy Mayer placed a revolver to the right side of her head and fired two shots Into her brain. Her dead body was found1' lying on the bedroom floor upstairs by Mrs. Mary [Davis, who lives near and who had | been attending her. Mrs. Davis tried to enter the house when she found the doors locked. Securing V ladder she placed it against the house and gained an entrance by climbing Into a window on the second floor* She was horrified to find Mrs. Mayer lying on the floor dead, covered with blood, and a revolver near. Mrs. Mayer was the widow of George A. Mayer, of Wheeling, and was highly esteemed. After leaving Wheeling with her son, Leroy E. Mayer, she went to Akron to stay while he was employed on a newspaper there. Then she accompanied blm to Chicago. A few months ago ^ie came here with him and had been living with him at 138 West North street. Mayer Is employed as circulation manager of the Gazette. Just Alive IS MISS MAGGIE ROBINSON?PHYSICIANS SAY SHE CANNOT LIVE LONG. Miss Kate Robinson, of Barrackvllle, went to Clarksburg this afternoon to see her sister, Miss Maggie, who was one of the victims of the trolley accident on Sunday. A message to friends here at press time stated that Miss Robinson is just alive and that I lie ttliruuiug pujoiv-iauo uci df,ath momentarily. Mr. and Mrt. Robinson have been at her bedside since the accident. CARS ARRIVING FOR QLIDDEN TOUR TO-MORROW -EIGHTY-FIVE WILL BE READY FOR START. CLEVELAND, July 9.?Cars by the score are arriving to-day from all sections and by to-night the entire eighty fire cars wblcb will take part In Oliddsn tour will be here ready for the start at seven-thirty tomorrow morning. The first day's run will be from Ctdreland to Toledo.' ; SYNDICATE OF BANKERS ENGAGE IN WAR TALK Want to Depress will not take any bond Issues for a war with the United States. Admiral Brownson, Chief of the Bureau of Navigation of the Navy Department, said today he was satisfled that the Japanese Admiral. Sakamoto, who Is reported In the Hochl. n Japanese anti-government paper, to have questioned the patriotism of American naval crews and the ability of the American naval officer, has been misquoted. Said Admiral Brownson: "While spurred on by a spirit of unrest or homesickness sailors tigve sometimes left the American navy, they have always done so In time of peace. There Is no record of a bluejacket deserting In time of war." ANGRY CITIZEN MAKES CHARGES AGAINST GENERAL AIN8W0RTH OF DISCOURTEOUS TREATMENT. WASHINGTON, July 9.? General Alnsworth, the Adjutant General of the army, whose duty it Is to call on army officers to explain their shortcomings, has been accused of discourtesy and with conduct unbecoming an officer and a gentleman toward a citizen who visited him on legitimate business. * Secretary Taft has asked Geenral Alnsworth for an explanation of his conduct. The civilian obtained the authority of General Oliver, the acting Secretary of War, to get some Information from General Alnsworth regarding an order Issued by the adjutant general. General Alnsworth refused to furnish the Information and a heated colloquy ensued, during which uncomplimentary remarks were made cm bdth sides. The cltlnfa then died cha^jig^^offlc^ Japanese Bonds WASHINGTON, D. C., July 9.?A man who helped negotiate a $50,00.000 railroad loan made In Europe a few months ago last night asserted that a syndicate of International bankers in New York Is promoting the talk of war between Japan and the (Jolted States. Its purpose Is to depress Jap anese bonds to the point at which the members of the syndicate will cousider them a good buy. A bureau for the manufacture of warlike news, It Is asserted, Is being maintained in London. A member of the syndicate, not a banker, looks to the gaining of publicity In this country through a big newspaper, which has beep advocating the sending of the battleship fleet to the Pacific before it was admitted that the President had approved such a cruise. Would Be Chorus of Denials. The man making the assertion said that It would be Ju3t as easy to print a list of the members of the bond denrffltttni* syndicate as It is to make the declaration that that Is the pur pose, but he cannot see why it should be done because each banking house would speciflcajly and- categorically deny the allegation. There is no Imputation (hat the members of the general board of the navy or any member of the administration is a party to the scheme. The bankers simply took advantage of a situation and are using It for their own good. They do not know whether there is any war feeling in Japan and do not care. Their- concern is only to take advantage ot the talk proceeding from the school question in San Francisco. The recommendation of the general board came as a stroke of fortune to the syndicate. Why Board Recommended Cruise. The general board of the navy, with out doubt, recommended the cruise simply as a matter of precaution and notice to Congress that It had better do something to strengthen the navy in the Pacific by giving it bases from which to operate and to Increase the number of battleships bo as to have enough for both the Atlantic and the Pacific. President Roosevelt acquiesced, being in full sympathy with the large navy Idea, and possibly having In mind the necessity for getting Great Britain to make a .declaration to Japan that she cannot back her up In any trouble with the United States, and possible to give bond brokers an opportunity to notify Japan that they President Want To Bo Tal IN CASE OF WAR WITH JAP/ ACCEPT THE NOM WASHINGTON, D. C., July 9.?T! ed States, the preparation of which hai glcal Survey alnce Its organization, will thirty-one States and four Territories. island, uonnecciuui aaa new ueiocj?j la co-operatlon with State surveys, li rltorles unfinished. This great map Is published In shi about fourteen by seventeen Inches, I quadrangles. Each quadrangle is 111 tude-$nertdans and parallels?and Is feature within It (such as a mountain name Is applied both to the quadrangl sheets varies according to the naturi four miles, two mires, or one mile to I less than a mile to the Inch. These maps are printed In three c< as boundary lines, roads, railroads, topography or the element.of height, r< heights above the sea level; and blue rivers, lakes, bays, Inlets, etc. Topographic work In West Vlrgli vey in co-operation with the State Geol rectlon of Prof. I. C. White, State geoh topographic surveying of the Wayne i In, the Saint Albans, Charleston and I ped by E. A. Ireland, and the Elklns i Slaughter. In addition trlangulatlon Horton quadrangles, preparatory to di Ira E. Robinson, of Grafton, who nomination by Representative-elect Si asked what he thought about the rui to carry the West Virginia legislature replied: "West Virginia Is now a conslsteni majority of the voters, and the next gi as large a majority In the State as wi Republican defeat at the polls If our pi fldence. But they are not going to bi Vlrelnla for them to take any chanci crats again." Mr. Robinson ventured the oplni avowed and receptive, for the -gubern; candidate and a good governor. As ti Robinson said that he thought he waa | licans out of five in West Virginia woi ated, but that those with whom he hi tude of Mr. Roosevelt, did not think hi said further that he had heard the sp< town, and that he thought that the Ni Presidential timber. Taft an( There is a ruraOr going the roundi Roosevelt is anxious to have Governoi Taft. Washington people, and West VI ent has talked, believe that this wouli Democrats are expreslng the hope ami not be named, for they believe that, ii cratic hopes. It is understood to be a wants the ticket to bj Taft and Hughi should come he has said that in the e' Ination. Coal is DIs; The government is getting somewl hard coal. It has had experts at the have figured that at the present rate o: of the country will be exhausted in s' cut a bulletin to that effect, and it m upon for the preservation of the har other big consumers of coal will be a and allow it to be kept back for house! The Survey figures that one of I in the world Is going to be the West ' State government to co operate in an < State. Figuring o Democrats coming from West Viri legislature, and are already talking ah Senator Scott with John T. McGraw. T ried the State ticket by only about nl election, there Is a hope that they cai carry the legislature. It they do, Mn successor of Senator Scott. However, over the matter. When this correspi him he said that the situation was pei Reading of Deposit) of Breaking Dowr Is Taking Up C BOISE. Idaho, July 9.?Depositions attacking Harry Orchard's story that he planted the bomb for F. W. Bradley, former mine owner, In the attempt to carry out a commission from the leaders of the Western Federation of Miners In an attempt to blow up LIKESJJOLF MR. ROCKEFELLER JUST LAN I KEEP AWAY FROM THE NATIONAL TbURNAMENT. CLEVELAND, July a.?Mr. John D. Rockefeller simply can't keep away from the National Golf Tournament The play had hardly started to-day when Mr. Rockefeller, unaccompanied, rolled up In his gasoline car. After a few minutes chat, be started over Iha eeiiMA Wfltdhln'or . tilA nlftVH of is im Tteket it and ungues ' - - ? IN HE HAS SAID HE WOULD HUTIOH HIMSELF lie great topographic map of the Unitj been a part of the work of the Geolof be' advanced this season by work In Four 8tates?Massachusetts, Rhode lave already been completely mapped saving forty-one States and six Ter- 1 jets whose printed outlines measure :he areas represented being called nlted by lines of longitude an# latl- <i named from some natural or other range,- lake, city or town) and this e and the sheet. The scale of these s of the region mapped. It may be :he Inch, a few of them being even >lors, black for cultural features, such and cities and towns; brown for the spresented by contours showing for the representation of all waters, lla Is carried on by the Federal Suroglcal Survey, which Is under the dl)glst. This season's work will be the . ind Mldkltf quadrangles by J. R. Eak31endenln quadrangles are to be mapjuadrangle will be completed by T. F. will be extended over the Clay and stalled mapping next season, was defeated for the Congressional , urglss, was in town to-day, and when j nors that the Democrats have a show and elect a successor to Senator Scott, i :ly Republican State. We have a large ibernatorlal campaign will show fully ? load- "One Thorn la nrt HflnPOP of ;ople are not the vIctlmB of over conj. CondltionB are too good In West >s of abandoning things to the DemoIon that any one of the candidates itoriai nomination would make a good } the Presidential nomination, Mr. iretty safe in saying that four Repubald like to see Mr. Roosevelt re-nomlnid talked who ought to know the attl3 would acc.ept a re-nomination. He sech of Governor Hughes at Jamessw York executive would make fine i Hughes. s here to the effect that President r Hughes on the ticket with Secretary rginlans with whom this correspond1 make an Invincible ticket. Even ing themselves that such a ticket will t would be the death knell of Demopretty straight tip that the President as. However. If a scrap with-Japan vent of war he would accept a re-nomappearlng. hat scared about the future supply of Geological Survey at work and they t consumption the bard coal supply eventy-flve years. They have gotten ay be that steps will later be decided J coal supply. Factories, railroads gnd sked to forego the use of hard coal hold consumption. he greatest coal producing territories Virginia 01 me miure. iney warn me effort to husband the hard coal o? the_ n McGraw. glnla are figuring on carrying the next out how they are going to succeed hey say that as the Renubllcans car ine thousand In the last gubernatorial ii wipe out that majority this time and draw has already been slated as the Senator Scott Is-not losing any sleep indent last discussed the subject witb rfectly satisfactory to him. W. J. S HO WALTER. ions for Purpose 1 Orchard's Story ourt's Time Today i Bradley In his San Francisco flat, are | again being read in the Haywood case < to-day. The reading of these deposl- i tlons Is expected to take all of the day. i Haywood or President Moyer of the ( Miners' Federation, will probably atke | the stand to-morrow. ] ? 1 Dr. and Mrs. C. L. Holland returned : last evening tram Pittsburg wbere , they bad spent the past week the i guests of their cousin, Clyde Holland. | . DOG LICENS In accordance with Chapter ll o owning, keeping or allowing to be k within the city any dog. are hereby signed and aecnre a license on or "bed ure to opmply with this notice will < provided by said Chapter. . . -'Wfili During the exeralees on'Fou; Day at the C&rnegte Tedintc^lnstltute in Pittsburg on April Carnegie Korman, a eon ot a b tnau of Carnegie,' Pa., waspreSfB^B to the *!Lalrd of Sktbo" a* th flr.t boy born In the borough of. C after It had been Incorporated and known by its present cognomen, young Korman's claim to this honor Is not well founded nor eai tablished by documentary proof. This distinction does not belong to Korman but to a boy who now Wild. Fairmont To James Carnhgle ( aon of James F. Cook, oh Rhea.Terrace, belongs this honor, . Korman's presentation to'. ^k-^^^ negie was chronicled ' burg Dispatch at that timb. When Mr. Cook read the article, hb IthgSn^MB ately wired the Dispatch. statipgi'tM^M the credit belonged to his son. Mr.'/ Cook had a letter to follow thejtelegram to the paper and dlrected-.th^|ag^| Itor of the Dlsnatch to forwardHfenftsiH Mr. Carnegie which he did. Mr. Car? negle directed hlB secretary; to i snswer Mr. CookV letter apd!',Tir'' reproduce the leU?iM'writte?;io Mr. Cook by Mr, Cartlegieis'. private secretary, James Be<-ttam:".; 8KIBO CA8TUBt DORNOCH, James P. Cook, Esq., Mr. Carnegie has Just rend yWr'^j^^ ter of April 12th, which at a time when hd was very buSy;InV|l New Ytrk. Later be was Carnegie thinks It would be tt;;gDpdr^ Idea to consider the two borer t? He has no doubt you- are ,i8(ihidi^S8wB| Is glad to hear that his' 'nanlmnJc^'^^j the son of a Scotsman. Respectfully; yours, . '>' The lettersthat MhCookj^H Mr. Carnegie set up the facts tmHjH town .of Carnegie becameia-zfiorjoffifh on February 22, 1894 and that .1 Carnegie Cook was born on February 25, 1894. The K6rman;:boy waa born an March 4,1894:" The blrth'yepc: Allegheny county" show' tbeSj), d Also the books of Dr.George'Z sack, the attendlngvphy6'lolah,*-wb6r|iCT now the treasurer of Allegheny < ty, show the same facts. Mr. Cook was then mine boss of Grantimli uai UVfjlVi ilO - nuuiu U?1V - r - - ~ 11 i I"' i jj^M to establish his claim tor Mr. Cook was born at- HatSlltom^;: Scotland, and fpr several jreanj^^H a railroader In that codnt^. the disaster When the Tay brld^?88| In 1879 carrying a train load or pie down to' death he was mad tain .of the boat that transported, sengers from Tay Port to BoughM^^H ry. Since Mr. Cook came to.America' ji he has been engaged In mlnlng,and Is now an Independent coal qpiartiffi."5flBa IS COLLECTING MANY PRISONERS PENITENTIARY GUARD ROUNDING UP A BUNCH OF C0NVICT8 IN SEVERAL COUNTIES. PARKERSBURG, July D. ? Guard Lay-field, of the MoundavlIIe penltenJary, arrived here'fromRltchJ||^^^B ville, who was eent,-u^.tor one year -| Juard Layfleld proceeded on to i leth, Wirt county, where he w II get Roy Leedsome, the murderer of Jarmv. jeers lndhe Wood oounty jatlyrho will i the .City Ordinances, a pt on their pre mil eg orelg^rfflMj notified to report ?*me to the under ere the 10th day of Julr^iaOT. Falh ^