Messenger, February 15, 1912


February 15, 1912

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Messenger (Newspaper) - February 15, 1912, Beckley, West Virginia VOL Ill HEINOUS MURDER HOBEITO CANTANELLI ITALIAN FOUND MANGLED INCHED AT GLEN WHITE Supposed Murderer MissingWh Ran Boarding House Where Crime Committed Chas Pistoja Suspected P one of il not Lit most atiocious ci lines evoi om ontted in the county was commit at Glen While on last Sunda night when Hobcilo Cantsmell wisbriitallvmuideied by a fel low countiyman inuncd Pistoja While the cause ot death is con jcctiind as well as the patty ac cusndofthe ciimc yet in wha over rnannei 01 by whomit is oiu of the deepest dyed cnininid act ovoi pei petuatod in the county N Fiom the best cMdence piocui able it appear that a woman is mixed up in the nflui its was the jne who was taken to the pern itcutiaiy on last Smuliv toi the crime committed at iMabscotfc le entlv and the piompt uig motive It appeus tfiat while Cantanolli was sleeping Pisloja who inn a bonding house at thai place stole up to the loom wind Gintimelli occupied with some shaip uctipon UK nssnileii his Mctnn icpeatedly mangling ms fice arid cuislimg his skull The othei Italians it appeals woie unconscious of the muulei not knowingit what time it oc cuitednoi knew of the affair un lil next rooming nVien they dis Cantanelh mangled and deaden bed and Pistoja missing The authorities were notified as Aoon tlie discoveiy was made and much excitement prevailed among the Italians quartered in the boarding house all of whom im mediately deserted the premises Pistoja and Cautanelli were bolh married the dead mans wife and family living in Italy Pistoja wife and sixchildren loft the next morning for Lester where took up their abode The murdered mans remains were interred Tuesday at that place is Goes to Lehigh Valley Edwin Ludlow General Mana ger and Vicepresident of the New River Collieries Company of Eceles has resigned his posi tion with that company and ac cepted a position with the Le digh Valley Navigation Coal Company The change will be come effective March 1st Mr Ludlow has made many friends while in the county and the coal field and his many friends regret exceedingly his departure from the county and coalfield M E Church South There will bo preaching by the pastor on the third Sunday as fol lows Beckiey at 11 a m Fik Patrick at 3 p m Raleigh at 730 p m BECKLEY W VA THUESUAT Rev Sweeney 111 Rev James Sweeneyof Sout Kaiuwhn stieet is cutically il His biolhei Hugh Sweeney o Athens and Mi Hauey ot lib ton have been at his bedside fo the past few dais Inhimities n ciclent to old age caused Sweeney tho noted Baptist pieacl ei to cease his laboisscveial yeai since and is now his allliction Hi many fiiends neighbor acquan tanccs and iclatiyes thioughou this and adjoming counties will ic gretexceedingly to learn of his so rious condition Womans Club The Womans Club will meet a the home of Mis W M on Ionianow atteinoon KINGS DAUGHTERS Entertainment at the Carter on Thursday Feb 22nd Following is a piogiam to be icndeicd by the Kings Daughter on Feb 22nd at the Gaiter I Choi us Stai Spangled Bannei 2 Wash Imiieisonsitcd Mi J Lewis Bumgaidnei N 3 Vocal Flrnn 4 Just 4 Wm MacTnggaif and Mis Wm or 5 Recitation Mis Robett Taylor G Vocal of the Flvnn 1 Glee ClubSpanish Song 8 Vocal Kathei ne Lightnei and F K McKm 9 Vocal Solo Stoiy Ever violin Vrof rown 2nd Hnrlow Warren rorabone Mr Reppart piano Mrs Wm Taylor 10 Glee ClubSweet 11 Flynn 12 Vocal fuck Freeman by Miss Winnie Cook 13 Vocal New Flynn 14 Chorus My Jountry Tis of Move to Alabama Mr El McICcou Conner and cs imailc family will move fo Ala nmu the last of this month where hey will reside Mr Conner has cccptcd a positionwith the Teu esscc Coal Iron Co and will cl in trtm capacity of suporintcnd nt of same Mi Conner and amily have made a liost of friends here who regret exceedingly icir departure but wish them bundant success and happiness in loir new location Miss May Plumley of Massey illc was brought to the Camp ell Hospital here Tuesday where ie will undergo surgical treat ment Nominating Ballot 2OOO Votes hereby nominate as the most Popular Candidate in the Auto mobile Contest Miss or Mrs Address Signed The Nominators name will in no instance be divulged Only one Nominating Ballot credited to any one candidate Cut out ill in and deposjtit to the credit of your favorite POPULAR AUTOMOJlTcONTEST New Automobile to be Given Away to the Most Popular Lady in Raleigh CountyRules Governing the Automobile Contest As announced in last weeks ispuclusng same subscibcs fui NO 11 sue we tins week toother with The Rccklov Drug Co ami A G Meade the Jewelci mangmalc 1 populai Auto contest Tins contest will IKicibtiictod to tho county and isintended to des tho most popular lady ii the county It will open on The Misscngii one your paying therefor in advance out the purchase price of the book IltOS RwK of no in r al lilt I1 II tvn day Febiuaiy 16th and will close c lllU1 lu1 Ol set out dining July Hh noon and the peisor ig tho yioalcst nuinbei of will be givei this new handsome 22 HP 4 immboiit C1CC1 all votes given out cvhndei impor m which will be one ot the tint events ol the Fouith ol July colebtation at this place and whicl piomises to be the hugest and nostsuccessful event ot all Fouith of July celebiations ei held Secklei This cai will be on nbitiou at the Di ug Co s Stoic with a tew dayssubject to nspochon It is a high guide cai ind mcasiues up fully to any cai f tins t pe on the mm kct today the the foi the to to 10 Clip out and turn neatly nominating coupon found nt bottom ot this tae good UOO votes wnte iLunly umeot the peison desnc Become a candidate and mul The Messengci Becklej Va 01 vote same m ballot boxes pie aied toi voting tluoughovit the contest at The uy Jo A Meade and The Messenger Only one nominating coupon cred ted to ani one candidate You tor will also find a coupon good 50 votiSspwliich Willappear otisecutivc issues of this paper and no longei whichis good for 0 votes for any candidate in the ontest but same must be neatly rimmed and voted at one of the laces mentioned above How TO SKCDUE VOTES It is not a difficult or expensive latter to procure votes for your hoice candidate With each dol ir spent at The Beck ley Drug Jo and A G Meade you will be iven a ticket good for 100 votes nd with each spent at The lessenger you will be Tiieic will positnelv be ci ease 01 dcci ease in the number of votes given with pinchases olh the contest The advantage be that the paily or puties euly will hvc the advantage oftliie Theie will be kept John Anderson For Assessor Ne this week announce th caudiduci ol fohn Anderson o tnis for assessor subject t the Republican pnmiuy to be hel on June 1th Mi Andeiaon has Ijeeii a irsi dent ol this cotuily ioi about 2 years Jrtmis here before the rail roads ever penetrated this rich con field For several years was in tlv employ of the Beaver Coal Co i Immlmi with the lealty ol tin and its stuilas ot coal JIi piospccled vauous piopeities linn out the county and his a piactica know ledge ol the icspective vahu of same as to its locution UlnL Mi Andcison is a lopublican bu if nominated and elected woiik mtke Kaloigh couity an cwellen assessor JURORS DRAWN by the thiee piomoleis ol the coii testuml it shall be conducted with out to candidate but with due leond for all contestants who may enter Fu I II In 01 dei to facilitate the awaul ing oi the Automobile on July Fouith itwill IJP necessaiy toi all up to and including JuneSO to be deposited in the ballot boxes not latet than July 1st No votes will be counted on July i noi consideicd that have been issued bcfoie July 1st The ballots in the lespective will be counted public JuU Fouith and onl those voted in July oimtwl on that day and at that time All voteo will be stamped issued in July and a swom slatc mentotthe honesty and tan ness of the contest tuimshed on tlut day as to the conduct ot the con test by the patties giving the auto mobile aw ay ATO COLLUSION The intention of this contest is to place it on its merits and to make it a popular voting contest Therefore there will not be allow ed at any time during the contest a withdrawal of any candidate in favor of another If a candidate f the criminal court vishcs to withdraw the votes cast convene on Monday March or her they will not count for atv other candidate in the contest or one vho may be Inter nominated As the votes are given out a favor will be shown the inaiigura ors of this popular voting contest f the persons receiving same will For Circuit Court Commencing Next Monday and for Crim inal Court Ihc following is the list ot i oi s drawn loi SPIVIPP at the toim of the cituiit comt heio on ot week Gcoige Lake Hich mond John Bowman Ryan lOnos Connoi J g Pi nice Jake Chas Reed C P Stovei Samuel Rich mond Rocd Wai don Jus Vines J A Meadows Alex Pliunloii W G Darnel Obe Tnylot Giceii D Smith Pics Sutiihm Ilm monv Lilly S U Wmgiovo MellonllWilliams Msu hall Clay Jopkm Munkin JohnM Jan ell A M Claiksoi LeHwicb Thomas Bone RutusBiammei Rvctctt Feiuel ganJanies Brown Worlov B A Jesse Sam vole them early and not hoard for 500 votes These tlcm PAs far as possible we otes will be signed in each inhope to announce weekly the most tnnce by the respective parties Popular person and the two lead iving the automobile away and candidates 30th their ny votes appearing in the ballot Pictures will appear in The Mcss on June Gth without cost to oxcs unsigned by the promoters the contest will not be counted space will bo provided or the name of the contestant on ich vote ticket arid same must car Urnname of the candidate nri properly countersigned Coiriox BOOKS There will also be issued coupon ooks good for Five and Ten dol irs which will be redeemable at ny of the three places of business i the goods wares and commodi es offered for sale by the respce ve parties giving the contest and ill be good until used With book which will be old for cash in advance 2500 otes will be given by The Beckiey rugCo and A G Mcadc and ill each book 2500 votes ill be given by A G Meade id the Beckiey Drug Co With ich sold for cash by The lessenger 5000 votes will bo giv n and with each book pur msed 12500 votes will be given he Messenger will in other ords in each instance give five mes the number of votes of that ven by The Beckiey Drug Co nd A G Mcadc for the respcc vc amounts spent But no books ill be issued by The Messenger nless the pinchaser at the timeof 7 xUOw LU the contestants if they will furnish a photograph at that time from whichwe can have the cuts made OlJjKCT OP CONTEST The object of this contest js to create a larger volume of business and to more thoroughly advertise the respective places giving the contest The same popular prices heretofore charged will be main tained in each instance The par tics giving the contest will manage it in detail and guarantee a fair and square deal to one andall Signed K L Krusos A G MBADK C L VANZANDT By special arrangements the following places of business will redeem the coupons in merchan dise issued by C L Van A G Meade and E L Ellison W M Taylor Co E M Payne Co J W Dearing J P Clay Raleigh Hardware Co Rose Turner Co Taylors Cash Grocery John Anderson JMcador Clothing Co Lowis Allen Harris Studio photographs McMillon J P Cook Ambrose Daniel John Lilly W M Wood Milom John W Toney The jurors March term 1 1 i are 18 Petit Jurors W P Cook John Pettry Mil ton Kidd Win Snuffer Henry Williams Jno Warden Bennett James Wright Delhi Stanley Stewart Hurt J Uvi Cook 0 H Lilly Acord StaiHon Griffith Nelson Farley Fur Jos W G Qucseiihorry Albert row WM G aiitchom Chambers A L Bciinelt Garner Wriston James Stover Frank Stover Milton Webb Willie Acord Jerry Meadows Vaamai Lilly Alfred Thompson A B Maxwell Gilbert Searhrourl H Kink J L Gialiiiin Bailey A Garretson Totiin StoverMajor James Allen James TolbeVf Amos Stover Jack Tonoy Jno A Blaukcnship Hubert Bailev Left Canllcy Tom Marsliall Isaac Evans Newton Clay George Allin Lcvi N Bennett James Smith E Ii Bibb was a business visi tor to the C 0 G City latter part of last week BIG FIRE AT LESTER LARGE PROPERTY LOSS EN TAILED ON THURSDAY NIGHT Cause Originated in Meat Shop Between Ten and Ttvehc Thousand Dollar Loss tui cr si On last Thinday night at Le 11 fiteoiignuting m the butch of Gicei Sledd played havoc with about 10000 woitli of inopeilybefoie it could be sub dued The laigo stoic building owned tV T C Bow inig and occupied by the M W flume Company hii iiituio dealer and C L Bowling Jiv goods and notions and an othci building owned by Una Ev ms which was occupiedlby the nitchei shop and Mayois office a total loss except the lumc Finnituio pcojle who saved enough ot Hiei stock to lesume business next day m u neai by stand Mi Gieei on leaving the shop lite and claims the iie must have ougmated tiom mice ind matches The piopeity was msuicd m the ollow ing amountM W Hume Co C L Bowling C Bowling and carried The Wilkes Insuiance Agency ind The Home Insuiance Com pa of this citi 00 ind Mrs Davis Entertains Mia L II Davis on Tuesday ifteinoou delightfully entertained of her friends at wuVgiVei7 in l Mrs W W McCroory who will on be taking fot Virginia vhcro she will join IerJ husband reside Tliosc present were Mcsdames lerdon Yaeger S S Sutphin lames Gibbs A Z Lilly G Villiams C L Allen R S Tay or K Clyde Scott W W Mc 1C L Ellison 0 H Bluinc MissesPurslcy Jesse Da is and Bess Davis Palatable refreshments srved at aincs were the conclusion of the headed New Enterprise The Spiague Milling o of Spnigue which is y VV T Qucsenberry and son is being organizedf and soon be incorporated The iw firm will manufacture and eal in feed and in real cs Thp machinery is now bc ig installed for tho manufacture f feed Henry McMillion Dead Uncle Henry McMiilbn of Ec los aged about 63 years died at is home at that place this morn ig of dropsy The remains will e interred tomorrow Friday in ie cemetery at Harper We join large concourse of sorrowing datives arid friends in extending ympathy to the immediate fnm y Voting Ooupon Address In the Popular Voting Automobile Contest Subject to Condi tions Governing Contest Ballots to be counted to be neatly trimmed around border and deposited untolded Use this balot to vote for yoursel o friend in the Automobile Contest This Ballot Void After March 10 1911 ;