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   Messenger (Newspaper) - April 25, 1916, Beckley, West Virginia                                YOLOME VII HKCKLKV WEST VIRGINIA TUESDAV APRIL 25 IH NUMBER 17 eek Beginning May First Designated As Clean Up Week Birthday Party Mr and Mrs George Warden entertained ii number of yoimg people in honor of their son El mers birthday Refreshments were served and the young people splint a pleasant evening playing various games Those present Susie iind Bessie TcelItusie and Julia ol Momin cock lla and Mary Warden SIHJ jiowf day da Grcar Myrtle and Myrie j Woods Mary Hughes Inez War EASTER EGO tfUNT Knob Hill Visited by Easter Party Entertained by Miss Bowyer I Ijittle liettie Bowyer entertain niMkiiig perfect a joyous Kaster Cooperation Asked of Associa tions Societies den Vivian Williams MrsEva Grass Shelba llar EASTEE DANCE Hotel jieckley Scene of Social Function Monday Evening The young social set gave a de lightful daiiee on Monday evening in theiliiiing roomof the Hotel which was bril j Easter Egg Hunt i Miss Annie Whitt entertained a i number of her little friends with an Kastcr egg hunt on the lawn ai her rcsidonco on Saturday uf lernoon witli the result that lildji lloskiiis found the largest niinilr of eggs ATter a merry afternoon spent together rifresliiiicnts were served inclnd diiiuty cuudies to tliose pros Leagues and Citizens of Beckley j in General egg liiinf Chapeioiied by Miss Winnie Cook the class teacher thiMifijd and Mrs Samuel C Bowyer Clubs Civicj vcy Grace andJefn Bailey IXla j and Oirtic llolmenlollar Mrs W lighted and the polished floor I rchostra allorded an M i Messrs ton Thurmond Myric Anderson i i little venint of merry ment jThc diversion anil merri liose Warren Fay Ball Alice lar ris Gariiett Ware Hay Mar tin Fred Martin Mat Warren Blhcrt and El1 drid Llovd Walker Mr eminence known as Knob Hill and with 27 eggs some of candy and others donated by mother hen tlie hunters chiiperones were Mrs and Mrs N C Dun i Frank Martin BillWell harhs Ware Farmei Uevcrly Mayor Hugh A Duum has with their honis began the search the week beginning May j W Meadows Johnny foi r is i 1 i Vans Herbert Blake lia llollidav i st as cleanup week and asks the citizens of Beckley to join in this important and needful work His pVoelamation follows I Vilss Alfo 1 Hugh A Dunn mayoi of the City of Beekley W liy vir tue of my office and by order of liltcommon council of the said city hereby proclaim the week ingMay 1st 191 i as clea Tip week for the city of Beckley All owners and occupiers of property within the said city are BidcyKlmer ami Rav Rov Harvey The young horn at each find1 and th solden egg which lay in ii cute i little nest in the branch of a tree aiifl the visitors among the i members of the of Raleigh Kecles and Winding Gnlf who were Misses Patty Lilly Gusj Weshy Ltllini i Mi TCImar birthdays Warden was found by Mil net til Philips the livst prixe which was a hopping bunny The consola to the finder sie Karwpml Mae Baker Gladys Ba ker Bitssil Hair Wanda Bailey Blanche Simirt Marie Campbell j Ella Helen Kilgore Gladys Ricluivdsl Duncan Madge j nield Sadie Mauk Alma Gimpj bell Margaret Mary Marriage Licenses C J Martin aiid llattie Brown colored Herbert R Lively find Vorna L Alva B Moore Here Alvti B Moore of AVetxel coun ty candidate for republican uoini nation for state auditor was here Saturday in the interest of his of the fewest eggs a motlieriCaltlweil Messrs Ray Bnrmeistcr 1 a cart her little Dr MejLall Carl Cook Emmciti Sliced Mae Bennett Karl Snead I contest IRf Richardson IInyiics Martin I ifeby respectfully requested and directed to cleai up their piem ises during said week of all rubj candidacy and addressed a largo number of republicans assembled duck pulling i ducks The Vegir which tested tl youngsters at as tlicvCiinio roll inn toward them i Dillon James Jarreli and Nannie Dick ens Edgar Thompson and Annie Woolscy Mack Gisler and MagjjJe Webb V PhilWhite and Lillic Jenkins olored licnnie Houcliins iind Kmiiiii Brooks and Ixola Cana l1 Lcapability of the witching the eggs I herein Mr Moore made a very favorable im pressidn among the re tors ofthe county He circulates ilown the Preston irwiir Kdwin Phillips j PatMidone lieggie White jrover i dnv Clemens and Martha irence Hogg Mr Lowry resulted in the j John Coleman Dr Adrian Griggs bish garbage tin cans and filth i pression among the republican vo i ot all kinds and character and L place tin1 saint1 in barrels boxes v ii veiv uiKiuccard reads as or irarbagc the rear ot e l ijvlnch1 their premises and adjacent to the i jirixe a basket of eggs I awajded Nelsa Pack having Mr Driimheller Chiis Baker has Bill Wren Diehl Harvey I J S fox anrl Susie DM vis J W Graham and Sarah Kaiiiil photographer made piv follows the I I were Thou has voted LONG enough i or streets ot said city whore thcpublib authorities and em may tiike j tjud remove the same from the city j Notice is hereby given that week following clean up week11 inspection will be made of all premises within the city and it is hoped and expected that the in speetioii committee will find that our trood Becklov hav Thou DAKST not vote invited to III i of Mrs Bowyer near i froslmients wereserved group after sted Biisi tck home i Bruin by anil Paul Kinwood Mr llid I Lilly Bailey Jno Guv Morrison Tony Kocois Jfiisterkax and Martha New Suits Tlarrv W Tavlor and C K Presbyterian Easter Services i lion UAitiSi not vote again t V presentation or JTiiich favors r Cervices of iMinsii llnril term talk hath iiiade us sore i dainty apnropriaie to Hence we are going to vote lor i 44 iii Hi IIIIL titiii i I if r lii 11 j i t t MOOKK REPUBLICAN CONVENTION 1 mottos with caps and tin guitsts deparled blowing horns in joyous fashion I Those present were Liicille I he occasion little j eclhraled the Buster Iide morning j their Mll yeinim hours at tinireshyi Taylor vs Until A Ranb el als in i fants under years age CliMiicery Herbert Htanslinbry Delegates Selected Saturday for Congressional Convention Katur with this proj complied elaination The hearty cooperation 1 00 o dav at the court i i ii lock a republican terian church with HevGeorge Thomas the pastor in charge Campbell Lucille Williams Nelsa the morning worship Pack Virginia Scott Mildred triis II solo EARLY MORNISg HAUL Fifty Two Quarts Confiscated Early Monday Morning house at i i Dougliertv ount convention was to B egates to the Thurmond congress 5Tleys Business Ahms Associi ation the Kings Daughters and other ional convention on Mav 2nd i which will elect two delegates to Harvey Hnxl Brasg Uuth as Neva Love Thomas Albertimi Mary Dougherty Jules Stover Mary lledrick Carl I Meadows Francis Dixon Sallie Brubeck Martha Banks Jane Love lillison Patty Ellison Ma SherilV II K Phipps ompson early Mon morning brought to the city ipiarts of the Iorbitlilen C Vocal solo They Came to tin Kdwin Solley am Mrs Howe Johnson 1 Know Thai My Uedeemer Jauies jiiid Mr Kniesl M Merrill Win MI Bailey Virgil Lilly Mary Ai Clav acted as chairj Moors Betti Bowyer The program for the evening ommme a nil the citixens o nlltllilwoll w IU I I f 1 trom the siiereil within the the national convention at Chica iietta Josephine a I la way j j Gellevie Louise t on the outskirts of city on what is known as the i Knob Hill II was located by 1111 side of the road and rcported by Mil passerby It is understood the thecitv in the enforcement ofthis firoclamation is hereby respectful i ly reipiested Let us nil do what may be necessary so far as we can during this week to make Heck leyinore beautiful sanitary ifnd in every way possible a bet ter city in which to live HUGH A DUNN Mayor Aiihrev 0 Smith Recorder secretary A committee was appointed Mvhich made lie following reporl We the committee appointed to select delegates to the congressi ional convention for the Sixth Fred Baker Wesley Wilkes ford Smith John Henry Davis Joint Thomas Liting Wihuer Stanj I ley John Tolbert mid Weiifworlh Williams district to meet at Timrmaii AV j i Va on May 1910 beg to sub1 i mit the following names for the Week of Prayer The Aveek of prayer which Carnival for Eeckley The Great American Shows I have made arrangements to play sin Becklev the week commencing Dance at Tarns Tiivitations have been issued which announce a formal sub scription dance to be given at ws W Va by the Tarns Da lie ing Club at the Gymnasium hall on the evening of Friday May with the following patron esses Mrs B Vermillion Mrs M Spencer Mrs J S Baker Mrs G Roy Moss Mrs N R Tri bon Mrs 1 E Bergen Mrs T W Wilson Mrs J K Fisher Mrs Harry Ciipcrton Mrs C R Stahl Mrs W R Wren and Mrs G B in sessionvix d by Rev P MoGciichry of Monday May 1st for the benefit irg assi Thomas the pin is filecustomary ill ol same by tin plying I lie iiily with the supply foiiml niorniiii place for dispos bootleggers The liqnou was tlestroy ed atthe court house Autos Collide Sundiiv afternoon on Main approval of the mass meeting Lewisburg assisted by Rev Geo f the lire department This is the jstreet in front of the newBeckley istor is being held carnivid company ever Hotel Joseph Tyree of Cirtsiille Town C R Harless it the Presbyterian church nighlj in Becklev and one of 111 j W K J Q Hntcliinson j ly and the Christian people of the i best organixations traveling All Dr B B Richmond Dr G M town and community are cordially i shows are strictly moral and up to lordham Lacy Trump Slab Fork DistrictK M Cook John Wilson James Nesbitt S M Operated Upon Monday Mrs Adeline Williams of Pros perity was operated upon Mon day at the Ooleman hospital for gall stones Mrs Williams haaj been in bad health for the past several weeks HIM the operation Uicainc imperative Slut is TOOOV 1 nicelv from tho Yates Marsh Fork L Jarreli John L Clay Shady Springs E Move W 0 McGinn is Trap Hill S Clay JW Roe Richmond Pal mcr Cleiir Fork K Sandherg urged to avail themselves of thisi opportunity to enjoy the privilege of the prayerful study and consitlj the smallest child can at tend any and all shows and find nothing objectionable in any of them The management prides it self on having the highestclass moral shows of any organization of this kind on the road Among anil Jesse Gil olSvK a collision with their automobiles Tyree WHS going south on Kana not one objectionable teajwha street and Gilmore north and being with the show Any eration of Gods word as by Mr McGeachey Musical Reproduced The Kaster musical program consisting of selections from the lvlhc shows to be seen are the Busy ity Prof Bristols Society j cantata Calvary by Henry Wessel was givoii at tin t Horse Show the Athletic Arena levelling service ol the Prcsbytci i r u the Dandy Dixie Mmstrc s 11 an church on Easter Sunday re ieeivetl 1111 ovation iueliiding n gys Palace tint Battle in the Sky Charlie of KoclcH on Saturday Improving Property L M Dorsey is making exten sive improvements oii his newly home in North Beckley Additional rooms and norohes to gether with other interior and ox terior Improvements are quests for a repetition of the tpro1 the Silotlrome the World of Liv j ing Wonders Palace of Mystery Merry Go Hound gram which has been arranged and will be announced at an early land the Ferris Wheel the Neopol 0 was written several beingyears before the Civil war and 11 made Ii will lie classed amony IMCHIHC very popitlnr In the Norfli Hu1 most modern lidincs in North lohg Iwfon tlie famous powder itan Baud of 14 nrfists gether the shows have about people ami travel train of ton cars in ii special On Sunday night April HOth weHther permit ting tho band will give n concert lcy when finished ImriHMl Hnmpter in flic emirt lions ynril both ill the juncture of main street pulled for the right side of Main si rent Gilmore was slight REACHES MILLION DOLLAR MARK Raleigh County Bank Attains Distinction Early In Bus iness Life More Than 4000 sets More Than Million Dollars Growth from Begin ning of Institution Raleigh county has within its boundary a milliondollar fititut eial institution The Raleigh County Bank has reached that of attainment Although only about six years old it has gradually climbed the ladder mid achieved tindistinctionof biting the first of our three splendid hanking institution to reach the milliondollar class 1Yom tin1 beginning of business by tli Raleigh county bank it lias liild a pluiioiiiiiiii business ind each year itsstrength as a bank ing establishment has bcerr noted Nolhy or iintliii inHa tion of business but gradually it luis grown Today it lias 4000 satisfied depositors It lias loans amounting to more than tyiOOOOO mid its assets more than ii million dollars The otlicers and directors of this n a n n should feel elaled over the at lainmciit made and confidence tin community no doubt but sliareu I hey serve aiu are very reticent and clcaim it is in iiccomplishiiiciit of tlicics ami I he creilil is due I he patrons of the bank A milliondollar lunik in Hal eight county is something which the officers directors stockhold ers patrons ami in gen eral should feel proud If means I hat Ualcigh is prosperous ag giessive financially sound iind Iist taking her place nmmig the hi eonilties of the stale anil Ha e il is true a remarkable and record lias been made o one Vmiily Hank arid its millionilolhir mark reached I he next few years will demon strate equally as great strides have been made as the past Summer School Opened Mrs Aloliic Farmer lias opened a private summer school in Mu public school building and will be glad lo have any pupils who de sire instruction in the primary brunches from kindergarten to the fifth grade work Mrs Far mer has taken this special work ly ahead of Tvree anrl Tvrces maHI the University of Virginia ami chine struck Hie rear wheel of Gilmorcs The parties in both curs wore considerably shakj is well equipped and thoroughly qualified She desires that all who ivish to enter pupils will up A sihall child iirGilmores ply at an early date at the school Ml Up car was thrown to the pavement and badly bruised but not serious ly injured Funeral Service The funeral service is noted of Airs S T Mills of Sophia whose death leaves a husband and sever al children surviving Interment was made ill Sophia with Uov Pownall pastor jind Calfee Son in charge Dr littery Gabriel of Colum bus 0 is1 visiting his Mister Mrs Ii M IHirxey hero this week building Enlarging Residence Atty J II Hatcher is remodel ing his residence property in Ueckley by building addi tional rooms thereto The work is well under wav Purchase Mew Piano The Young Girls Anxiliiiry of he Haplist church have recently purchased now piano which Ims been placed in tint clinrcli build ing   

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