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Messenger (Newspaper) - February 8, 1912, Beckley, West Virginia DECLARED VICTOR BY MAJORITY OP The Piano Going to cyclopedia Gold Watch and Range to Mrs Meadows and 82500 to Mrs Woods The closing hours oi the piano contest on Inst weio ex citing times for tho contestants and then friends the public school was in the lead on Tuesday fcai tilled their bosoms late Thurs day evening and many expressed the opinion ot having lost the piano to Mis Meadows School was dismissed in the and 10 say that the scholars and teach ers would mildly express it v Mia Meadows and Mrs Woods weie likewise busy and heavy vot ing was the fiom all of the three leading contestants Late Friday noon the Com appointed by the G D Howell Co to canvass the vote re the result which given below and theie was much among those favoring the public Friday evening many of the children and teachers enjoyed sleigh udes and celebrated the occasion generally The linal vote showed the public school to Mrs Meadows and Woods about and ac the piano was awarded the public school theEn Murderer Caught On Ust Tuesday Deputy Sheriff H E Phipps arrested Fork and brought to this city John Wal lington colored accused of the murder of Bud Smith on the Wind ing Gulf about 16 months ago While the evidence is circum stantial yet sufficient it is thought to convict Bud Smith Of Bud was found with his skull at a spring on the Gulf some 0 months ago and when last seen was at Mullens and possessed con money Smith and Wal left Mullens together walk ing up the Gulf later Smith found dead Wallington was seen i in the mountains later and he was seen some receipts and weie found belonging to Smith Upon these and circumstances his arrest was made P P TRAIL Britia retail pi ice 00 Range re tell price solid gold watch retail price was awarded Mrs Seymour Meadows and Mrs Annie Woods received the in gold IMPORTANT DECISION Judge Brannon Renders Opinion on Interest of Delinquent Taxes A decision Tuesday the Supreme com t the interest accruing on delinquent tax es m the case of Nease vs Smith in county is of to counties and through out the state President Riannon rendering the opinion The syllabus being A has no light to as Ins own the 10 per cent added to tax bills of those ers not paying until the day of January by code 1906 chap tei 30 section 8 but umst account to the public treasuries A sheriff is entitled to We the undersigned committee appointed by A Z Lilly as the anthemed representative of the T U Howell Co to count the votes in the piano contest which closed on the night of Feb 11912 do hereby declare that we have carefully counted the coupons in I contest and as result declare the following For the Public School Foi the Range Set of S Meadows 78285 x For m Annie Woods W F Jr Com J A Beaton I A Z Lilly acting Rowell Co do hereby approve the above report give orders for the prizes its direct ed above Signed A Lilly For The G Howell Co a com mission of 7 per cent on collec tions of road taxes under acts of 1909 chapter 52 section 66 Under chapter 15 section 9 acts of 1908 a session com missions on taxes collected by a shei iff are to be included in mak ing up on which he is to pay 15 er cent to the county Section 9 chapter 15 acts of 1908 extra session is not repealed by section 31 chapter 69 acts of The decision of the couit m this case will it is said in im mediate benefit to coun the extent of and will it is further said result m an annual saving to the county treasuries Dean Engineer Dead Andrew F South worth of one of the oldest most popular and engin eer in the service of the C 0 died at his t Sixth avenue lute Monday death lemg due to hardening ot the Mr was a member Qf the Fifth Avenue Baptst of Huntington and belong ed to temple of Char leston The conducted fiom the Fifth Avenue Baptist Chinch Wednesday oclock and was m at ng Hill For of County Court Raleigh County New Firm Messrs L Walk ei will m the future open a and stoie in the building lecent lv Occupied ly F J eery Ban as H g 0 Four Year Sentence C C who was comic edof las sentenced to fom ndi in the penitentiary by Judge T Theio will be an made to secuie his pardon The deceased and n PUBLIC SCHOOLS CONTESTS Announced by County Superin tendent U S Dickens The following are to the schools and pupils ot Raleigh county One Websters Inteno national donated bvG C to the public school that the largest amount of money foi library purposes Second Ten dollar in VIRGINIAN RAILWAY WILL BEGIN CONSTRUCTION OF ROAD BED IT IS REPORTED From Pemberton to Within Ninety Days is Current C Bright for Beckley the Excellent Grades C 0 Tucker who has been tak ing a course in New York returned home last week Mr Tuckers grades were as fol lows 98 99 and 100 on the tare and operation of the lie was to complete he course on account of getting his fingers mashed ono Notice AH public spirited citizens of Beckley and surrounding com munity are respectfully invited to be Friday evening at eight oclock Feb 9 1912 at the Methodist Episcopal Church The public school children and their parents are expected to be present There will be impor tant business to attend to May or Painter will preside Cordially The Public School Teachers Sells Grocery H F this week sold his grocery to Mr L Kodes who will conduct a grocery busi ness in the same building Mr Willfong has accepted a position with the Slab Co as en gineer and begun work in that ca Leg Amputated Andrew Davis who was badly GOVERNMENT CONTROL By Interests is Time Now to Address b Gov Woodrow Wilson at Philadelphia Last Friday Among the at the an banquet of the Publishers Association ot Phila delphia last Friday uning Wilson of New Jersey As the can Demo jiresi Couple Elopes On Tuesday Dan Cupid made himself conspicuous when Miss Mable Hair laughter of G W Bair Sr and SI L of Hie Hotel Hull rid ing decided to hie away and get married It is understood they were married at on injured at Mabscott on last Christ mas day was taken to the Hinton Hospital on last Sunday and on Monday his right leg was just above the knee He is reported as nicely from the operation didato of the progressive of the nation toi tin nomination and as a man who has earned the bittet hati od of Wall sti eel public utter ance of Wilson is and taut This particular address was in so remarkable so clear in its statement of the fund amental principles underlying tho movement in this country and it so stamps Wood row Wilson as one of the really grout men in public life in Amer ica today that Tho Post herewith publishes verbatim extracts iVom it and urges its readers to read them carefully In the opinion of the editor of Post no more utterance has been given expression by any man in or out of in a generation By depredation and to sec that on mines aio not and eel But that condonation is not the question o tor Amenta Business Mens Association The Business Mens Association will meet in the of the Mountain City Mercantile Agency on next Tuesday evening All members are requested to be pres ent hut strikes nv about our day is gentlemen everything is now Some mon havent dis covered it but the fact is so Everything is new and there foro every question that we touch wi Sili tlu hears a new aspect and must approached from a new angle and problem of production America is the human beings In America people should be at their best when they produce WHILE QUESTION Is NKW If men want to make the obvious pu of the oi conservation RK u The lea thing that Imp t m is Scan elasticity their capacity to hope and lc achieve Our task is to see that i great and ardent people are not depressed Sometimes when f ulk with manufacturers I realize true it is that hey study every piece if machinery that they an ng with except the human ma chine A man will dismiss an employe if lc overdrives a deli cate machine ho will src j hat it does not sillier a no great strain of work and motion Yet will not dismiss a rM if he puts ln intolerable strain upon the muscles nnd the nerves and the spirits of the men whom he employs II doesnt i thai we can throw the junk heap and make new ones But we cannot make u new m of and heir hope und real of our time the naturally with new men For ex thegreat question of con servation about which we talk so much is too limited in our view We suppose having A spendthrift nation the question of conservation is merely our for ests renewed to keep our water in if they have hearts under thei Continued on last page gold donated by W H Filo to the boy ot girl contributes the best on the following subject What This contest is limited to the pupils of the sixth seventh and eighth mul es D Thud An wall clock donated by A G to the school whose pupil the best composition on the subject What I Want to This contest is lim to pupils of the first second and fifth is cm heio that the Hailway will begin the construction of its bed to Beckley within next days H is well known that some time since the sui nnd woik foi roud WHS done Similar i have been during the past thiec 01 foui that the Virginian would build each year It has been postponed from time to Fourth A complete school chait donated by the County to the school that makes the beat record in attendance Tar diness as well absence will be com in at a decision on tins The records will be in in order that n fair and tial decision may be at in donating this prue The pme above mentioned is to be competed for only by one time since the death of I H Rog the the Hail way The feasible pait of the rumor is that the has voted to in crease its capital stock fiom 000000 to and some for yard age and equipment Again the tonnage and business which the Virginian got f oin along Loup Ci eek by the roads from that section making connection with the last year is no doubt an incentive that impels it to reach over and participate in the business now going to the C O fiom the P K p o Ry other mines m tins immediate sec tion to any is the L room schools The contest for the and will close at the end of the school year June 30 1912 The contest foi the second and hm will close on March to All essays and compositions contributed fo these must JO m the hands of the county sup i by the evening of that Jay The judges who will decide contests on compositions and will bc selected by th of and the V superintendent A statement vill be required from the teacher feach pupil submitting a compo ition or essay to the effect that the or essay is original and he unaided work of the pupil jn name it is submitted and pupil to the fades to which the composition or two couri is limited that each at no age than that from Beekley to Pemberton is a good business proV is unquestionable Should there not be one ton of coal thc f i eight and passenger alone would the outlay but to couple the tonnage of coal winch it would handle makes it an unusual and one which no doubt the officials of that load are moie of than anyone else While it may be some time yet c the construction begin on tins extension theie aie good reasons to believe that it will be in the near future It s conceded by business men that the Gulf extension of the Vir ginian which now terminates at ton is and that that company had other ob in view other than making its terminus there Gulf branch to ginian Railway mated one of Uie most i projects attempted struction of its main line wili do it there is but little question just how soon depends largely in our estimation the arrangement of their business to the Vir important since the con school in the will take part in these con J guarantee that each will be conducted fairly and impartially in so far as it is in mv ower to make it so V S Dickens Co Supt Mrs Carter Hurt Mrs B Melbourne Florida last week hen near St Augustine was from the seat of the an on the Sea Board Air Pull v which severally hurt her back nd had to bc taken to a hospital t that place for a few She to continue or journey but has not entirely from the injury carry out tlie project While this is campaign year and sually is slack yet year for business appears to be an exceptional one and is usually bright Should Sinian the construction of this extension this year Beckley will boom with sl big ft mines are running well as conditions will permit A lack of cars to convey the black diamond to the markets being the greyest obstacle now the mines lining would bo running full Should extra facilities be afforded that would mean extra work and extra to contend with at otherwise the mines busine Mi A E Fink a prominent man of Page town today
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