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U*l Th. Only Daily Paner in West Virginia That Has DOUBLED ITS CIRCULATION and PATRONAGE in One Year
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^ gp - ALL THE HOME NEWS FIRST.
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ofRowlsburg
DEATH FOLLOWED
IN FEWMINUTES;
News reached thin ctty this.morn-, i
Ing to the effect that Charles Hood, l
son of Mr. Quitman Hood, of Maple !
avenue, this city, had struck a man at i
Oakland last evening, the man dying
In a few minutes thereafter. Young ,
Hood Is well known here. He was ,
a painter hy trade and has been away (
from this city only about two months ,
* About ffiree weeks ago he was married
to MIbs Maude Bailey, of this city (
Carried In Oakland w'here [
Hood was working In a restaurant. It
SpPYra^^ereVthat tthe tragedy described j
by the message given below took (
Mr. Quitman Hood, the well known j
meat man, of Maple avenue, left on
B&iV this' siftepnoon. for Oakland to see J
what can. be done for his son In his
Bfehbur; of trouble. From the message
r;:yK. seema the young man was greatly
wrougftt up by the insult offered his
"young wife by the drunken man whom
ifruck. The message telling of the
as follows:
j^^StaCLANP... Md? July 19.?Charles
s?" Hoddj'hieX-22 years, recently married' killed
R. E. Cllngan, aged 30. a mine
^'^bose'^rom Rowlesburg, W. Va., with a
K;?sitOTp, bottle at his place yesterday t
KvHptid .'clerked In the restaurant of |
William Hlnebaugh, on Railroad |
l^'sfreet 'Clingan, who had been drink- '
Evrlijg^it Js alleged, used offensive lan <
^feytiage ln the restaurant and Hood or- t
fc; tiered him. out Cllngan went out and 1
looking np to the second-story window ^
|SisaW Mrs. Hood peeping out. He Is al- i
Kpjleged.to have made a very offensive re- ,
j "* ""'mark concerning her In the hearing of |
both her and her husband. Hood <
grabbed a catsup bottle, and, rushing
p;4tOward Cllngan, struck him over the _
head. He.fell on the Baltimore and
Hvnbip railroad track, bis head striking
{ifl. He never moved after he
eath being lnstaneous.
d came recently from Fairmont
u He was arrested and placed
. Cljngan was unmarried. His
was taken in charge by his
r-inlaw, W. C. Hoten, of RowlesW.
Va., and will be Interred at
ST HAVE AUTOS
IS MORTGAGE THEIR HOMES
R THEM," SAYS WOMAN'S
[ SBURG, July 19.?"Pittsburgi
mortgaging their homes in orbuy
automobiles. So fearful
By of being outshone by their
pre that they are resorting to
pst reckless extravagance and
ir iryrag io pieoeuc uio up^ci?ium?>squandering
what they have acquired
9t toll and saving." I
if'IThls Is quo'ted from a report submitted
this week to the women's
rSjQaha ot Pittsburg by. the committee
Y'^iat has been investigating social conditions.
The report denounces thjj
V. (- 'yiimtp who are charged with resdrt- ,
Ing to such tactics and places on them
the-,blame tor the extravagances of
their husbands.
"Something mUBt be (lone, and done
quickly, to prevent the women of ,
Pittsburg from" resorting to the means
g-they do to acquire social prestige."
w|-8eclares the'report "Mothers are neg-^ 'lecting
their children and young wives
jfiff^rivlng their husbands to the wall."
;<>'S[peelal committees were appointed
at a recent meeting to consider plans
fw-jopncerted action.
Gllddan Tourtlata on the Way.
morning under the moat favorable
conditions. ^ The distance Is about one
MKWHSWrt -vr.
HHP
OF HUHDEB
MINES MAI 6ET
DOVEKH PUCE
UNCLE JOE" CANNO IS FEELING
'around among the boys
a little.
WASHINGTON, D. C.( July 19.?As
'Uncle Joe" Cannon is to be the next
speaker, he li now feeling around
among the old and new members to
learn Just what they want In the way
>f committee honors. There the valancles
on the big committees like
ways and meane?la fact there are
Ire vacancies on that most Important
lommlttee of the house and It Is possible
that one of these vacancies will
oe filled by a man from West Virginal
Congressman Gaines may be picked
for this committee.
Congressmen Hughes, Woodyard
and Hubbard all aspire to the place
on the rivers and harbors cofnmltteo
formerly occupied by Capt. B. B. Doveser.
Some Ohio man will probably get
.be place vacated by Grosvenor, but It
rill be with the understanding thht If
3rosvenor comes tack next year he
3 to have his old job. There have
eeen Intimations from the Grosvenor
llatrlct that Douglas may have trouble
n securing a renomlnatlon and the
illence of Grosvenor gives color, to
he suggestion that he Is playing a
rery foxy game.
THREE MOCKS
WERE-REQUIRED TO KILL MAN IN
ELECTRIC CHAIR?INVESTIGATION
NOW ON.
COLUMBU3, Ohio, July 19.?Prison
officials are to-day Investigating fne
lalluTe of the death chair In the pententlary
to properly dispose-of Henry
White, a negro, murderer of Marshal
Jasore, at Franklin, executed early tolay.
It required three shocks to kill
White. Seventeen hundred and fifty
rolts were thrice sent through his
>ody, but only after the third shock
vhen sheet of blue flame burst from
he man's head did the doctors decide
White was really dead.
TRIED TO JUMP TRAIN
AND LOST BOTH FEET.
GRAFTON, Vf. Va.,.July 19. ?Alien
Metzer, an employe of the Baltimore
and Ohio railroad In the yard
jffice here, aged 19 years, had both feet
:ut off about noon yesterday as a remit
of being run over by a 97 freight
it Lasmalinston, three miles east of
rere. He was at that village on business
and was at the station waiting for
:he noon accommodation, but when
aq saw the freight coming he tried
lo jump on. He missed his hold and
'ell under the train, with the result
that both leet were cut off near the
inkles. Melter was immediately picked
up and brought to the sanitarium
In this city
THE MACHINE
WASA SIGHT
BEN DERING AND BROTHER HAO
MUDDY RUN TO MORGAN'
TOWN YESTERDAY.
MORGANTOWN, July 19?Ben 3.
Dering, of Falrview, accompanied by
his brother, J. E. Dertng, or this city,
made the run from Falrview here in
a steam automobile yesterday, notwithstanding
the storm and badly
washed roads. They started about
S o'clock, stopped lor some umc
Fairmont, got as far as Smithtown all
right, and then saw evidences of the
cloudburst A. few minutes later they
ran Into the storm. Water came down
the hillsides In perfect torrents, cultivated
fields being turned into raging
runs. They found It Impossible to
continue glong the usual trolley route,
and came down on this side of the
river reaching here soon affer 6
o'clock. Mr, Derlng left the car here
and returned, to. Falrmpnt by train.
His machine; while'' refract order,- Is
a-eight; -as were also the passengers
IELD ON
JIT OAKLAND
CONFESSED TO
SMC HONEY
YOUNO MAN ARRESTED AT MORGANTOWN
AND BROUGHT
HERE FOR THEFT. 1
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MOSGANTOWN, July 19. ? E. A. '
Tlchenor, a young man about 20 years 1
of age, whose home h near Catawba,'
was arrested this morning while visiting
at the home of Leonard Guthrie,'
at Sabratoa, by Deputy Constable M.l
A. Snider, and was taken to Fairmont:
this afternoon to answer the charge
of larceny.
Wednesday night, July 17th, several
rooms at the Hotel Commercial
In Fairmont were entered and rifled.
The thief secured >40 in money oesldes
numerous articles clothing.
M. A. Snider, proprietor "of the ho-'
tel, was led to suspect Tichenor of
the theft, so swore out a warrant before
Justice Swindler for his arrest. I
Constable J. S. Walker and Mr, SnI- |
der went to Tlchenor's home near Catawba
Thursday. They found several
of the stolen articles of clothing In a
bundle of clothing which Tichenor had
left at home. In the same bundle was ^
a note, saying that he. Tichenor, was
going to Morgantown to visit his relatives.
The youth's father Informed j
the officers that they would he likely I
to find his sou at the home of Leonard
Guthrie, a distance relation of the
Tlchenor family.
Constable Walker was unable to a
come down here, so he deputized Mr.
Snider, who arrived this morning at
6 o'clock. The authorities at the po- v
lice station were notified, and Police- j
man Dan White accompanied the dep- t
uty to Sabraton. ,
The officers had no difficulty in lo- 8
eating their man, returning on the 9 t
o'clock Sabraton car. Tlchenor wua
placed In the city cages where he re- .
malned until noon when he was taken |
down to the station and placed aboard
train No. 50, bound for Fairmont.
When he was arrested, Tlchenor
broke down and confessed to stealing I
the money and clothes. He had, on a
suit of blue serge, a shirt, collar and
necktie, all of which he bad taken
He had only small change, amounting
to less than Jl, In his pocketbook. >
pawn check calling for a watch was (
found. Mr. Snider could not say <
whether" or not the watch belonged to <
any of the guests at the hotel. Tlcae- c
nor received a loan of $3.60 on the s
timepiece. c
The young man Is well known local- '
t? -- u*. I.-~ Wn ,mnlnvprt harp at ^
IJ, UC UU UCCU .v.
different times. For more than a year
he was employed at the Stag restaur- 1
ant, acting as chef ana waiter. He Is 1
known as "Arlle" Tichenor, not using 1
his first Initial. s
I
Judge Adjourns Trial.
BOISE, Idaho, July 19.?Judge Wood ]
adjourned the Haywood trial until (
this afternoon to give him more time
for examination of authorities In deciding
in the Colorado deportation i
cases. ' i
EAR IS KEPT IN 1
JAR 0F_ALC0H0L
AS AN EXHIBIT IN AN A8SAULT 1
CA8E?FINOING THE EAR LED
TO THE ARRE8T8.
CLARKSBURG, July 19.?Letta Alvino
and Frank Maestro Andrea, foreigners
employed da a section crew of
the M. R. division or the B. anJ '
0. railroad, fought In.a bloody com- '
' t? Woof '
Dttt Ou OlK orcoiv UttUft IU auc ?. -?? t
End Wednesday evening until they
fell exhausted. Both were arrested j
and put In Jail to-day to await their
hearing. Their arrest was brought
about by the finding of one of Andrea's
dlsmenbered ears on the creek bank
by a boy who took It to a constable.
The ear, preserved In a jar of alcohol,
has been filed In Magistrate Gordon's
court as an exhibit In the case.
The prisoners are terribly battered,
bruised and cut.
i i Killed'By UveWlre.
fit. s.: < '
i dRATTON, July lS.?John Mene?r i
^DMOOUT
Closes Reign of
Forty:folir Years
SEOUL, Korea, July 19.?Emperor
k'l Hyeung formerly_ abdicated the
Korean throne at eleven o'clock to127.
He expresaed^regret In parting
vorda to hl8 people that national calimltlea
have marked'(|hls entire fortytour
yeara' reign. f. Hla decialon to
transfer the crown, he added, was due
a his conviction that no other means
jxlated of relieving his country's distress.
It is yet uncertain who will
lucceed the emperor, but It la certain,
however, that dn any event.lt
neans the tightening of the Mikado's
told on the country, Tlje Emperor's
escript announcing: nts abdtcahton
lames the heir apparent, the crown
>rince, as his successor, but it la by
10 means certain that the Japanese
vill accept the suggestion,
MT. MORRIS MAN
WASDROWNED
IACK CLIFFORD 8WEPT DOWN
STREAM WHILE AT WORK
YESTERDAY AFTERNOON.
MOEGANTOWN, July 19.?Jack
llifford, of ML Morrts, Pennsylvania
iged 50 years, was drowned Thursday
ifternoon. He was trying to save an
.11 ion Is Iiymvi fhn Merit urAior thftt. Mme
ushing from a cloudburst when he
ras swept down by the stream. His
lead struck.a bridge and it Is thought
hat the blow was hard enough to make
tlm unconscious. He leaves a wife
ind five children. The funeral will
ie held Sunday morning.
1R0WNED MAN HELD
FORJDENTIFICATION
3ELIEVED TO BE ROBERT HAMRICK
OF CLARKSBURG AND
BROTHER WILL INVESTIGATE.
CLARKSBURG. W. Va? July 19,-j
Chief of Police Robert scott has re:elved
word from a coroner at New
Cumberland to the effect that the body
if the man who was drowned from the
iteamer Kanawha at WellsvIIIe, 0.,
ind supposed to be Robert Hamrlck,
>f this city, had been recovered In
he river there.
The relatives of Robert Hamrlck
tere were at once notified and a
irother will likely go to New Cumber
and to view the body althougn ne
lays that the description given does
tot tally with that of his brother. The
:oroner at New Cumberland will hold
he body awaiting the action of the
Samrlck family here. Robert Ham Ick
left Clarksburg last March.
Miss Ella Jones has been Ul for the
>ast week at her home on Maple avetue.
ONEIMAN KILLED
OMRS HURT
1EAR END FREIGHT COLLISION
THIS MORNING BROUGHT
DEATH AND INJURY. '
PITTSBURG, July 19.?A rear end
height train collision In Woods Run
rard of the Fort Wayne railroad this
ino. Tiishad Rrakeman George E.
Fohnaon, of Youngwood, to death. Contactor
John E. Riley was perhaps faally
Injured,, being crushed about the
lead and shoulders. Two other trainnen
were also badly hurt, but will
probably recover.
1
Big Payday To-morrow.
To-morrow Is the regular monthly
payday for the Fairmont Coal Company.
The pay for to-morrow Is a big
>ne and much of-this money will find
Its way Into the channels of local
:rade.
Had Heavy Load.
Chief Shumaker found a man that
L.iV. VI-..- 1? A Am.
llttU WU UH.tt JVttU W WW
down In the gutter and the officer aa
Elks' Parade and
Caused Tbirty-fiv
Of Prostration i
PHILADELPHIA, Pa., July '19.?
There were discharged from hospitals
of Philadelphia today nearly thirtyfive
hundred patients, who had been
treated for heat prostration, while
watching the Elks' parade yesterday.
KILLED BY
MING
WELL KNOWN HARRISON COUNTYMAN
STRUCK WHILE SHELTERING
FROM STORM.
CLARKSBURG, July . 19.?Coleman
Morris, a well known citizen of this
county, was Instantly killed by lightning
Wetaesday afternoon on the
Greenbrier road some distance out
from Salem, while three of his fellow
workmen were seriously Injured^ i
Mr. Morris was engaged, with a
number of other man, In working the
county roads. When the storm came
up they all sought shelter under a
itree. The tree was torn by a heavy
crash of lightning, and Mr. Morris
got the full force of the terrific shock, :
which snuffed out his life almost In ,
the twinkling of an eye. The other '
men under the tree were badly in- i
Jured. i
Morris' clothing was stripped from I
his body, which was burned to a I
crisp. Other members of the party I
who were uninjured at once summoned |
medical aid for those who were In- '
jured. The body of the unfortunate '
victim of the storm was carried to I
hl's home, where a scene of great sad- i
nesB was enacted. The agonizing J
cries of the mother were pitiful ~o I
hear. The entire community Is shock- 1
ed to have such a tragedy visited dpon
them.-..
The deceased was a'oout 45 years
of age, and was a brother-in-law of
Mr. Nicholson, manager of the Nicholson
Gas Company at Salem.
He Is survived by his aged mother,
with whom he made his-home.
Sylvester Nichols, who wa3 with
Morris at the time was stunned Into
insensibility and for a time it was <
thought he could not recover. Later I
advices from his hon\e, however, are '
to the effect that he has been restor- 1
ed to consciousness and the physicians I
say that he will have entirely recover- I
ed in a few days. i
tiiin nm i no
I no DULLCIO
WERE FIRED AT MEN IN AUTO I
TODAY FROM PARTIES IN
AMBUSH.
PITTSBURG, J-Jly 19.?Just before
reaching Darlington, near Rochester, <
a car driven by R. H. Tucker, occupied
by A. D. McLaughlin, Charles Jardlne :
and F. Si Epsy, was twice flred upon
by parties In ambush. No one was,
Injured, but narrowly escaped two 38,
caliber bullets which embedded In the.
tonneau. A large number of local
enthusiasts have gone In motors to J
the meet the tourists. They will be,
| royally entertained this afternoon and
I evening In Pittsburg. I
LARRIO HELD
FOR GRAND JURY
MAW r.uARAPD WITH ASSISTING
VINCENZO CAVELLO TO ESCAPE
PUT UNDER BOND.
Napollo Larrlo, who Is charged with
assisting VIncenzo Cavello In making
his escape after stabbing Nlckolo Robesto
at Brerson last Sunday night, had
a preliminary hearing before Justice
Amos last night and was held to await
the action of the grand Jury. Several
Italians were examined and gave conflicting
statement^. Benedicto Laurlo
was the first witness that was examined
by the State. He stated that he
was not at the scene of the encounter
at the time that It occurred, bnt arrived
soon after. He grabbed Cavello to
hold him until proper officials could
make an Investigation. Napollo Larrlo
demanded that Laurlo release his
bold on Cavello and threatened to
snoot Dim u ne aia not uoo/ -ww
command.. It .waa than, that Larrlo
relinquished hla hold and Carello
nido'lila
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Intense Heat
e Hundred Cases
n Phil'a. Yesterday
Out of fhta'great number of victim
nf the eitramelr high" temDerature
only Ave" cases proved fatal. The hospitals
were overwhelmed with cases
those In the neighborhood reviewing
stand having ten hundred and ninety
patients.
CUTLER OFFERS!
TO MY CITY
BUT-REFUSES TO PAY ANY MORE
THAN THE AMOUNT OF THE
DISCOVERED DISCREPANCIES.
SISHRSVnj,B, July 19. ? At the
council meeting last Monday night
written demand was made on Geo. i/.
Cutler, late water commissioner, for
93,000, and It was agreed, while th?
amount in wnicn ne was maeuieu . cu
the city was not actually known, or
knowable, that a compromise would
^ effected and a receipt In full given
him for that amount.
The water receipts secured and repaired
shows that he owes the city
1263.50, but they are a very small per
cent, of the receipts issued by him.
Last night at the adjourned meeting
of. council Cutler Sled a written reply,
jtatlng that he . would agree to pay
the city the amount which the Investigation
showed that he owes, or $253.>0,
but would pay no more. The council
did not accept his proposition, but
turned the whole matter over to the
water committee' of council without
,'drther Instructions and with power to
set. . : ,
ft Is believed that prosecution will
Follow Cutler's refusal to make good
the larger amount.
GOTYAWAY TODAY
WATER FELL ENOUGH TO LET
THE 1. C. WOODWARD UNDER
THE BRIDGE.
The river fell enough this morning
liaf IK/* T n Wnn/foropH niise under
ihe bridge at noon. During the Woodward's
stay here the crew cleaned up
the boat that added much td Its appearance.
Besides the general cleaning
that the boat was given, the smottc
stacks were given a rresh coat pf
paint. Captain Jacobs and his men
were much pleased with the stay here.
To-morrow the CoIumDIa will make
Its regular trip from Pittsburg. Tomorrow
night the Leroy will be here
lo convey an excursion to Morgantown
on Sunday morning.
Sad News For Mr. Watson.
Mr. Leslie Watson, a civil engineer
employed In the city, yesterday received
the sad Intelligence of the death of
his baby sister, which occurred several
days ago at the home of the parents,
Mr. Creed Watson, In Phlllppl. Mr.
Watson was out with the surveying
corps when the message reached relatives
here and could not be located until
last evening, after the Interment
had taken place. Mr. Creed Watson
Is related to the Watson family of this
city and Is well known here.
TWO WOMEN
ARRESTED
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OFFICERS CAUGHT TWO GAY
ONES (-A8T NIGHT FOR LOITERING
ON STREETS.
Two women were arrested last
night (or loitering. Policeman Price
Madison street that were gadding
about too late. The officers arrested
the two girls oh that street, They '
came here several weeks ago from
Cumberland and have been cutting a
pretty wide swath since their arrival.
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1 ney gaye tueir names as rsmeu iwi*
goth and Carrie Miller. The mayor
made their fines six dollars eaeh. The
girl giving her name as MHIdr had a
watch which she offered as a forfeit
for them. Chief Shumaker at first refused.
to accept.the watch bttause the
Initials engraved on the case jot the
watch did not correspond with the
name she had given. The Initials
were "C. E. 8." The woman said that
her. right name was Carrie Elisabeth
Smith. The watoh was accepted and
the girls were liberated after having
spent a night In the city lockup.
U/DITTCM DY A
Hill 11 rn
wtsnpiMi
Prof.MP.Sha.kej
, -w8 issiiM
thevalue of farm products par square
mile, the production of corn per square
^
here On a visit to friends has gone to .

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