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Raleigh Register (Newspaper) - October 22, 1914, Beckley, West Virginia i'OLUME 36. -BECKLEY, RALEIGH COUNTY, WEST -VIRGINIA, THURSDAY, OCTOBEH 22, 1914. NUMBER 22. Europe's Struggling Armies Look to America For Clothing. SEPTEMBER FATALITIES. Total of Thirty Lives Lost in or; About the Mines. The list of fatalities in the coal mines of West Virginia aiiriiis the month of September has just been is- sued by-Earl A. Henry, Chief of Ihej Department of Mines, and shows thai Three Days Free Entertainment Oct. j Raleigh County Boosters' Festival APPLE CROP. Coats, Blankets, sixtcen of the deaths, nine to mine j :.-Harness, Auto Frames and (.ars> tjlree to motors, one to eiectro-j i" are Showered Onto Our Manufac- one killed by a railroad i Pay War Tax. at tne tipple. Jn Ihe letter accompaning the fa- fi-oiii the records of the previous! 1 1 "The'iisi also shows that fails of j Note the Increase on Well Known Tracts in -Various the County Ai'ier Eighteen Years Is Hard to Dispose of On Account of the Great War iii Europe. West Virginia is not the only sec- tion of the country which is having trouble disposing of the apple crop on account of the war in Kurope. Western New York is having the same trouble and the orchawlists cv- rywhere arc hoping something may levelop to enlarge their markets in his great apple year. of Republican Extravagance. What is' really the difference in: Foreign business coining to the United Slates in the shape of huge .orders for army supplies will pay Jhe emergency tax, which it is no-w necessary to levy to assure the U. S. Treasury an amph; working ballance, many times oveiv The strict neu- llrges uuul ulJCiuiuij i ffi trality of this country enforced by oo-operate in an effort'to reduce have given this matter sufficient thought to know what the difference They know that it has been bar-; taxes; in. 1913 his heirs paid S19.47. Jn the letter accompaning me i of llnn NOW beintf S1W7. tality list Chief Henry countv fawners Hear in mind the general dislrihu- Uon to the fact that many of these I fia accidents were caused by the care-.and busnc jhci-particiilar section of tlv, county is e. lessness of the men >e. lack of discipline on tne part ot the last employees, being responsible- and i tins general rale ot j increase .is shown is each instance. administration of 'taken. Yet the same employees, being responsible- and i tins SI.HCS.JIUM.ILM. citizens urges that both operators and min- Doubtless ere are no n.uiy who .f trality of this country enforced Dy crs oo.-opel.atc in an effort'to reduce have given tins mauei Mmu-icm President Wilson Enables the Ameri-j ,hc nlimber pf accidents to a mini- thought to know what the difference can and laborers iline foreir.en aiv-especially-j-te- They know that it has been hal''j: reap the benefits of this opportunity.! to give more attention to con-1 der to pay year by year as the screws I As summarized by the New York, (Utions a, working faces ana insist [were tightened and the pressure ot T_____i ne ll-iit? ic flif Jni'otinn hor-nmf And t facts. These sc- Journal of Commerce, this is the situ-! timbering. ation: i An investigation in several leading I iini trade lines shows that within the RfMflpDATIP RillY IN past rtonth there has been'a most ULmuunnnu .imu.i in encouraging How 'of. new .an J ex- tensive orders for such important from our American mills as blankets, cotton goods, -loathe.- J'nri Hon. W. R. Thompson and Other Speakers Will Pass Out Last Word .in Campaign. taxation became greater. And yet in the face of all this, despite that the people are lected from, the records because of !he fact that they have remained in- tact during the 18 years of Republi- can extravagance. Through it all the mineral and surface have in Hon. William 'R. Thompson, of! cost to its citizens of keeping up this and several, o t h e Republican-Progressive form of gov- hold a Democratic, cam-1 eminent that we have heard so'much j The war, according to recent indication, has brought to uv.uiy of our largest corporate luamifuc.Uuing organizations not-a few on.K-is f.ir, their products, which will keep busy in operations for sonu: time ieicsl and'in one or two insUrhc.es in the court house in i about during new records for amounls aflerlIOon at V years: required 1o-l.ll single or- This ]nay tnp ]ast tiers.......: oa Democratic campaign and the; importance of 'standing by our he-! The increasing acl.vity oi president, before the "election, or buying contractors representing voter of-all, foreign countries, both neutral and turn'out and hftar what; belligerent, acc.ordmg to some trade-I [lie people are uccumins der the yolk Governor Halfield goes most.of these cases been held to- about over the slate saying: "The j gciher, and are still owned by the fundamental, vital need of the stale i same parties .as they were in Think of it! 'And 'figure out where your taxes 'woiild'h'a've been should you now be paying-.the 'Hired lax as it was as- on land and personal proper- ty Thousands of dollars are now Ivriing indirectly from Raleigh counEv citizens through hotel li- censeli, bowling alley licenses, poo is more revenue." Always more rev- enue. That has been the cry of the Republicans ever since iS9G. The following iigurcs are taken i from Hie records of this county, and they show exactly the difference, in past couple of j room'licenses, nawkers and peddler; i licenses, tobacco and cigar licenses leaders, has induced a feeling of the greatest confidence for'the im ate and near future of our industrial operations, which, in help but exert a beneficial influence .lo-.vard. bringing about general im- provement of business in the United -Slates. Advices received from Middle West cities show thai large orders have' been placed by some of the Euro- pean belligerent nations for leather in large quantities and shoes. The confirmation of rumors concerning the competitive race which is on at the plant of the Bethlehem Steel Co. among manufacturers of automobile trucks to win the record orders for such trucks about to he placed through lhai company for the French and Russian governments has been but one of tne many indi- cations of a real boom in export buying -which "practically every branch of our American automobile We all know Mr. Thompson as a; thoroughly honorable and reliable a mere.spellbindcr, and' his speech will be Well worth Ivear-i ing. He is well versed on the. gov-j ernmenlal needs of the state and na-r- tion at the.present .time, and the: honesty and sincerity of any state-j ment he may make with reference toj these questions will not be doubted j by any one. Hear Mr. Thompson and thej speakers who will accompany him.] Boosters at Work. Among the members of the Hal-: eigh County Business Men's lion who have contributed of their i time and energy to the wide dislri-j billion of advertising matter for thej Boosters' the following! men who spent all day Monday onj thc road. mancii ui uui uin niJi'n- While this has been the best apple Counsil and Police Department in the history of commercial >rehm-ding in West Virginia, and vhile according to former Senator William Campbell, of Charles Town i million barrels of apples have been n-oduced this year within 25 miles >f Charles Town, it is stated that the crop is not so large in the country is a whole, as it was in 1912, so hat with an opportunity to reach the foreign markets the crop should oe disposed of without difficulty. It is even stated at the department of agriculture that shipments to for- eign countries for the week -ended Octobed 3, exceeded those for the similar period of last year. For this year the exports from the United States and Canada for the week end- ed October 3, were barrels, compared with for the same bring some cncouragment to apple growers in West Virginia. COAL FINE PROSPECTS T. K-. Laing Euthusiastic Over Devel- opment of Long Branch Vein at Herberton. auctioneer licenses, restaurant li- censes, licenses sewing' machine licenses, tobacci i .Mid cigar licenses, and a thousan< 'and one others not here mentioned iAl! of il is piled up in the slat I treasury, to be distributed to th state office-making trust. i Ask yourself the question, docs itj L 'Then-get out your tax tickets, and see if you-don't decide that the luxu: ry of a Republican-Progressive-Staiid- pat-Amalgamated government isn't just a little too luxurious for an or- dinary Raleigli county farmer and business man? Ask Hatfield and "Our Own Abe" ''about it when they come up here next week to tell you that "a funda- mental, vital need of the state is i more revenue." Combine With Raleigh County Business Men's Association td See That'No One is Imposed Upon for Necessities. Secretary A: Lilly, of Ihe Ral- eigh County Business lien's Associ- ation, and a corps of volunteer as- istants from the membership of the association, have been feverishly ac- tive this week distributing the great volume of advertising matter for the Boosters' Festival next week, and in putting the finishing touches on ar- rangements to take care of the mon- ster crowds that will throng the city he first thi-po
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