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igSTO iNWG A P.- WISE CPU NTY, VA., WEDNESDAyT?ITgTi^ Lee Trinkle Nominated. Wythevillc Lawyer is Unani? mous Choice of the Ninth - Democrats. Bristol, Va., Aug. 12.?E. Leo Trinkle, of Wy thnvillo, promi? nent as a lawyer, anil a man of financial and business influ? ence, will load tho Democracy of thfe ninth Virginia district in the light this fall. Hn wan this afternoon made unanimous choich here of one of [hn lar? gest and most thoroughly demonstrative conventions in tlie history of tho party. The large number of delegates made it a: cessary to go from the city hull to the now high school auditorium, since tho lntter ?eattt 1,200 comfortably. The auditorium was filled almost to its capacity, each county lining represented by a large delega? tion of influential men. After it hnd been determined by roll call that no county in thu district had a candidate to offer, the convention, upon a motion af .Judge Fulton, of \Vj tho county, voted to name a committee to ho composed of one man from each county, to Bud and recommend a man who would be willing to answer the cull of his party. This com? mittee was headed by Gover? nor Henry (J. Stuart, who rep? resented Itiissoll county. Gov? ernor Stuart acting as spokes? man for the committee, placed Mr. Trinklo's name before the convention, in n talk in which was highly complimentary to the ability, character and mi tellish devotion of tho candi? date, lie declared that Mr. Trinklo as the nominee, added by I he splendid record made by the Wilson administration, should prove a winner. His mention for the first time, in concluding his address, of tho name of Mr. Trinkle, aroused wild enthusiasm. The delegates rose, and amid shouts and yells, bats and hanckorckiefs were tossed into tlio air, and this demonstration was kept up for Borne iniiiutOH. A renewal followed, after the unanimous vnto of the con? vention had been recorded up? on a motion by General K. A. A) ei s, that Mr. Trinkle he made the unanimous choice of the party. It. T. Irvine, permanent chairman of the convention, named Governor Stuart, Gonor al H. A. AyerB, anil Judge John W. Price as a committee to notify Mr. Trinkle of his nomi? nation and escort him to the stand. Loud and prolonged applause rang through the audi? torium as the candidate march? ed down one of tho aisles to take his placo on tho stand. Mr. Trinkle accepted, in a pointed, earnest speech in which he assured the delegates that he had dono everything possible to avoid tho nomina? tion, but that ho could not (Io? dine to respond to tho unani? mous call of his party, especial? ly in a year like this when tho Democratic party, instead of struggling to get in to show what it could do is boforo tho people upon a record of splen? did achievement, with a loader in Woodrow Wilson who is nest to Jefforson in point of un-j sullied principle and unwaver? ing purpose. Ho ploaded with' tho delegates to got behind him with all the oarnestnoss of thoir soul. He warned thorn that no Democrat should say on the street corners or at the cross? roads that it was a mistake for Loo Trinkle to accept the notni-1 nation. "'I want you." ho said with earneetneas, "to got be? hind mo as your standard bearer in the district nod help mo to win this iiglit. I want you to ?eil everybody you moot tbat Lee Trink lo made no inis? inke, that ho boiievoH hu is go ing to bo elected, and tbat you bi'lievo it, too. It is only with such unanimity of purpose ami such abaoncn of criticism and luck of conthiotico that we ovor win a victory. Wo can and mimt win, but it will only be by your complete co operation anil active efforts". Many voiceB wore heard pledging Btipport, antl tlio nom neo concluded bis speech of ac? ceptance amid tiimiiltous dp j plause. Radford Nor? mal Notes. Dr. Henry Oldys, Virginin And Maryland roprsentative of tho American Audubnn So cioty, will on August 14th tie liver an address before the Nor? mal School on "Birds and Mini Music." Tlio Normal School has pur? chased one of the most complete Stereoptieons tbat can be pur? chased in America. Tbis being used during the second term of tlio Summer (Quarter lo demon? strate rural educational work, agriculture, sanitation und oth dr problems. A considerable addition will be made to tbo Library before the opening of the regular ses? sion in September. All the books in the Library are nil mirably adopted tn the uhos and needs of the Normal School student*. The United States Government lias mnde the Library of tbo Normal School a depository for the publica? tions of tbe United States Uov eminent. The Smithsonian In? stitute and National Miiaoum also contribute from time' to limo valuable bird and mineral specimens for the Museum of this institution. The Hull,?!in on tlio ltodford Normal Plans of Voluntary Bible Study with credit toward diploma of certificate will bo scut to any ono interested in Bible Study. This bulletin out? lines the various plans of Hildo Study in connection with public schools and State institutions not only in Virginia but in oth or states. The plan outlined in tbo bulletin has been in success? ful operation in thu Radford Normal School for some time. The State Board of Education, a number of other State insti? tutions, am! city school author? ities are now considering tlio plan of Voluntary Bible Study. Federal Court in Session. The August term of tbo United States Court for tbo Western District of Virginia is in session here now, having commenced Monday morning, witli Judge Ilonry C. McDowell, of Lynchburg, presiding. Pooplc attending court began to arrive in town Sunday after noon and incoming trains at night brought u large crowd which made tiie attendance un? usually large. Most of Monday was consumed in empaneling juries and making othor neces? sary preparations, therefore no case was triod before a jury. A number of men charged with violation of the internal reve? nue laws confessed to the Judge and were given the usual flue of $101) and .10 days in jail. There are slill several other criminal oases to be tried yet and it is probable tbut court will continue a week or longer. There are also a number of im I portunt civil cases set for this I term, which will no doubt lengthen this term considera? bly._ j Sunshine aud fresh air are 'the host tonics for your chil? dren. They, likewise are the I greatest agencies for the cur? tailment of doctor bills. From The Border. Tarpon Fishing At Point Isabel Near Brownsville. Captain Bullitt of tho Second Virginia Infantry gavo a Sen? tinel reporter the following in? terceding account of a fishing trip to Point Inabll made by himself und a number of olllcors liiHt week: "I got information about wbnro and how to lish In theso waters from M. Q. L. Fried man, of Brownsville. Inko a true sportsmen, he was williug I to toll a brother sportsman all lie know of the game. This I expected, but he did moro. Ho volunteered to lend mo his tackle?two tarpon rods, red lisli lines and reels. June llsh hooks, and a shark hook and line. Who but n fisherman, and especially a Texas linhcrmnn, would have done this for an utter strangor. "We left camp in an auto at 5 a. ni. and reached Point Isabel at 7::iu, having been delayed on the way. We were struck with the fact, that there wore no guides to bo found and no row boats. Evidently here wns a place not, yot invaded by pleas? ure seekers. We had been told, however, that wo would fish from the shore on tho island, so wo secured a sail boat and went on our way. Reaching the is? land, several people who wero fishing from the shore told us we had the wrong bait, that wo needed mullet. They insisted that we supply ourselvos from their buckets. More Texas hospitality! "We rigged up for every thing going, shark, June fish, tarpon, red fish and everything else that might comoour way. They came vory slowly?only one red llsh, a trout and a jack, and we wero beginning to feel disap? pointed. About this time wo saw two skiffs that had been trolling in the channel coming toward us. The man in tho stem of one of thoin ovidontly struck a good one of some kind ?what kind was tho question. The next moment a monster five feet long leaped from tho wator and shook his head, body and tail with might and rage and amid a cone of sparkle and splutter again disappeared. Even a novice knew that he was the king of the southern waters and a big one. Tho lino was still taut, the lod still bent. Tho king had failed. Twice moro lie tried and twice more ho failed. The boat gradually approached t he shore, and when it touched, tho man with tho rod arose and stepped upon the beach cooly and calmly, but watching and chockmating overy movo of his cuptivo. He was an export so thoy said and so we saw. Thirty minutes more and an 80 pound tarpon lay glistening oa tho sand. We from tho mountain had never boforo seon a live one, and ex-| nmined him with curiosity, ad? miration and suppressed pity? wo wore half sorry he had not won. Then, to our amazement| the captor ordorod tho boatman to throw him back into the sea, and, before we could roalizo, the king was gone?to furnish another hour of royal sport on aiiothor day to another lover of a hard fight. "Who was this man that re? leases nn 80 pound tarpon as we of tho mountains might n two inch minnow? Nono other than It. B. Creagor, a leading lawyer and most ardent and expert fisherman on the border. "Again came hospitality; he '?? X? '?: ?'. > . I--".'' - ??. ' invited mo to coma with him | stud try my luck. I wont, wo, botli got several strikes iu a fow minutes, but missed. Finally I hung a good one, he hung ono a moment after. Through fishy dovilinhmont and my awkward, nosn, the two crossed sides and tangled the lines. I thought wo would surely loose them both. By a marvel, howovor, we succeeded in carrying one rod over and under and around the other until the tangle was unraveled anil finally landed both; can you beat it in any waters anywhere? Two tarpon from the same boat at tho same time! "Wo returned to camp in time for ovoning mess with eighty pounds nf fish including the tarpon which weighed fifty pounds. Five moro large ones wore landed by Mr. Oroagorand his friend, Mr. West, while we wore there. They won? still biting when we left. Mr. Granger has two now boats; no one else at Point Isabel has any. "The natives of Point Isabol should get busy and prepare for visitors. There is no reason why it should not bo a great resort for sportsmen."? Brownsville Sentinel. Complimentary To Visitors. Mrs. James It. Taylor and Mrs. Isaac Q. Taylor were the joint hostesses of a lovely little party Friday afternoon from four o'clock to six at Mrs. I. C. Taylor's apartments in tho Touraine Flats, complimentary to Mrs. A. L. W?hlte, of Knox villo, and Miss Lucy Doty, of Loxington, Ky. At the close of the afternoon, which was spent pleasantly in sewing the hostesses served de? licious snlad course anil punch to the following ladies of the Touraine Flats and their guests: Mrs. ?. J. Burtnctt and guest, Miss Elizabeth Mcllhaney, of Bluefield, Mrs. A. L. Wilhite, of Knoxvillo, Mrs. Qeo, Bogard, ami gue.it, Miss Lucy Doty, of Lexington, ivy., Mrs. H. H Masters, Mrs. J. 11. Mathews, Mrs. 11. S. Benjamin, Mrs. L. R. Hyatt and Mrs. Oibson. UGH! CALOMEL MAKES YOU DEATHLY SICK. Stop Using Dangerous Drug Before It Salivates Yon! It's Horrible! You're bilious, sluggish, con? stipated and believe you need vile, dangerous calomel to start your liver and clean your bowels. Here's my guarantee! Ask your druggist for a SO cent bot? tle of Dodson's Liver Tone nail take a spoonful tonight. If it doesn't start your liver and straighten you right up better than calomel and without grip? ing or making you sick 1 want you to go back to the store and got your monoy. Take calomel today and to? morrow you will fool weak and sick and nauseated. Don't lose a day's work. Take a spoon-] ful of harmless, vegolable Dodson's Liver Tono tonight and wako up fooling great. It's perfectly harmless, so give it to your children any time. It can't salivate, so lot them oat anything afterwords.? adv. To Teach in Buchanan County Misses Mattie Nickels, Launa Marrs, Lillian Head, Myra Cawood, KulaTackett, Amanda Reed and Mr. OlivorftSwan, all members of the graduating class of the high school this year left Sunday for Buchanan County, whore they will teach school this session. Misses Nettie Willis, Hattio Johnson and J anie Thompson, who were also members of the graduating class, wont over to Buchanan County last week and are now teaching school. Miss Alma Klanary, of St. Paul, was the only member of the graduating class of this year to secure a school in Wise County. EUGENE J. A. DRENNEN. At Noon, Tuosday, August 8th, 1SH?, Mr. Eugono J. A. Dronncn rested from his earth ly labors. Mr. Dronlion was sixty-eight years of age, and while tio had been in ill health for tho past few months, his death was none the less a shoek^ to the Kig Stone (Jap communi? ty and his friends elsewhere. Groat fortitude was shown by Mr. Drounon during his suffer? ing, nnd evidence of his usual good nature und optimism wero present under the moRt trying conditions. A private funeral was held nt the resi? dence on Wood Avenue, Thurs? day, August, 10th, by Rev. J, B. Graft, pastor of the Baptist. Church, a personal friend of the deceased, assisted by Rev. .1. M. Smith, pastor of the Presby? terian Church, and the body was interred in Glencoe Oemo tory. The pall-bearers were: Mr. Horace Fox. Mr. II. K. Rlioads, Mr. 1?. B. Savers, Mr. R. 10. Taggart, Mr. II, I.. Mil? ler, and Mr. W. C. Shuttle. Two hymns were rendered by the Male Quartet of the Presby? terian Church. The genealogy of Mr. Dren non's family, nnd his activities previous to coming to Virginia, are best set fourth in the "His tory of Greater Wheeling and Vicinity" (1012)', from which the following is taken: "Eugene J. A. Dronnon is a representative of one of the old? est and beet known families of Helmont County, Ohio, and has been closely identified with business and affairs of Martins Kerry for a number of yours. 11 is father was the late James 11. Dronnon, who at the time of his death was publisher of the Chin Valley News. However, the newspaper business occupi? ed only a few years of his life, and he was belter known as n prosperous farmer and land owner of Helmont County, where more than fifty years of his long and honorable career were passed. He was a native of Stuubonville, Ohio, where his family were among the pioneers. In politics he wits a Republican, mid always a pub? lic-spirited citi/en. He had eight children, all living but. one, a daughter, who was the wife of G?rden Robinson. "Mr. K. J. A. Dronnon wits horn on a farm near Marlins Kerry, Ohio, Kehtirary 21, 18-18, ami when a hoy attended the country schools in that vicinity His early ad vantages were lib? eral, and from the common schools he entered Oberlin Col? lege, and later read law and was admitted to the bar of Ohio. Wbilo this knowledge has boon of much practical use to him, Mr. Dronnon did not lind the regular practice congenial and abandoned it af? ter four or live years. After a residence of several years in Minneapolis, where he was in the mercantile business, he re? turned to Ohio and entered the real estate business at Martins Ferry. Mr. Drennen is a di? recting spirit in the larger busi? ness lifo of this city, and has assisted in furnishing the enter-1 prise and moans of successful carrying out undertaking of lo? cal importance. His brother Ross, who conducted tho Ohio valley News for a short time af tor their father's death, is now a resident of Alaska and manag? ing the mining intorests owned by both of the brothors there. "On December 17, 187G, Mr. Dronnon married Miss .Marie Everett, daughter of David Everett and wife, of Sandtisky, Ohio, her father dying when she was a child. Mr. and Mrs. Drennen have three children: Evorott, tho only son, is a graduate of Cornell University and a resident of Fairmont, West Virginia. Hois supnrin intendent of tho mechanical and power department of Tho Con sal idation Coal Company, gen? eral manager of tho Fairmont Mining Machinery Company, and superintendent of powor department of tho Fairmont & Clarksburg Traction Company. He married Miss Louise Miller, only child of Judge W. N. Mil? ler, of Parkeraburg, West Vir? ginia, now on tho Supreme Bench ofthoStnto. Marguerite, one of the daughters, lives at home, and her sister, Mario, is the wife of Dr. H. F. Ong, of I Denver, Colorado, Mr. Dren I non is nlliliuted with the Ma? sonic order. Hin wifo and boo nro members at the Congrega? tional church, while their daughters nro Presbyterians." On coining to Virginia, Mr. Drennon became associated with Tho Wont si Company, as Land Agent, having nhnrgo of their holdings in Virginia and Kentucky, which position lie tilled until his death. Ho held the high esteem and respect of the community in which ho liv? ed. We miss him as the whole souled, public-spirited citizens ho was, of a type wo can ill af? ford to lose. We lament the passing of this kind-hearted gentleman, who by bis geniality and cheer? ful disposition, held a warm place in the hearts of nil. He had that rare gift of being ablo to see the bright side of all things, and with a pleasant word cheered those with whom became in contact, even the stranger and wayfarer. His love for children was marked, anil ibis affection was returned by all children who knew him. Could higher tribute ho paid to any man? REUNION. On Sunday, August 20th, Mr Cloorgo Skeen, who makes his homo with bin son, I. It. Skeen, in Turkey Covo, and is the father of our townsman, Judge It. A. Wi Skollli, Will celebrate his li2nd birthday vvitli a fami ly reunion in Turkey (love to which the relatives are invited. A picnic dinner will be served on the spacious lawn in front of the Skeen homo. Everybody will bring a bas? ket of good thing to eat. This reunion will be a notable event in the annuals of the Skeen family and is of interest to the entire community. RESOLUTIONS OF RESPECT In Memory of Brother H. H. Hin d Who Died August 3rd, 1916. Once again dentil hath Blllll inonetl a Urothor odd Kollow, and the guide,I gateway to tho Eternal City hits opened to wel? come him to his home. He has completed his work in the min? istering to the wants of the af II let nil, in shedding light into darkened souls ,nd in bringing joy into the places of misery, and us his reward has received tho plaudit, "well done" from the Supreme Masler. And Whereas, the all wise and merciful Master of the uni? verse has called our beloved and respected brother home, anil he having been a true ami faithful member of our beloved (Irder, therefore he it ltKSOI.VKI) That Pioneer Lodge. No. ;??'>, I. O. O. K\ of Roda, Virginia, in testimony of her loss,bu draped in mourning for thirty days and Unit waten? der ib the family of our deceas? ed brother our sincere condo? lence in their deep nlllicliin, ami that a copy of these rdSb lulious bu sent to the family. L. A. Winstead, II. 11. Quillin, .1. It, Catron, Committee. Birthday Party. Master William Nickels en? tertained a large number of his littlo friends last Tuesday after? noon at the homo of his pareuts, Mr. and Mrs. Irby Nickels, in honor of his eighth birthday. The afternoon was spent vory merrily by playing numerous games", aftor which Mrs. Nick oIb served two kinds of delicious ice cream and cake. William received many prot ty and useful presents from his littlo friends who wish him many moro happy birthdayb. The following wore presunt: Frances Hobson, LticiloTaylor, IEsther Uibson, Janet (Himer, Katharine Painter, Frances Mayors, Mary LouisG Doak, Julia McCorkle, Margaret BftkN or, Mildred Wolfe,Louiso t'ottit, I Lcola Hamiden, Hazel Fuller and Frandio Witt, Ooorge Bo? gard, J. C. and Jack Fuller, Jack Cox, Hugh P. Young, Rob Morrison, Lewis McCorinick, Frank and Ed Paine, Sherman Witt, Bob Bird, Sam Carter and John Hill Ooodloe.