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   Raleigh Register (Newspaper) - January 21, 1915, Beckley, West Virginia                                VOLUME 36. BECKLEY, RALEIGH COUNTY, WKST VIRGINIA, THURSDAY, JANUARY 21, 191.J. NUMBER Sa. MRS. TOLIVER SHOWERED. Affair at Home of Mrs..j Van Zandt Monday.- Caught Beneath Slate Fall in Mine of City Coal Company. BODY OiSCoWo BY DRIVER City'g High Esteem Attested by Clos- ing of Every Business House Dur- ing Hours of Funeril Tuesday, Marking Close of Useful and Ex emplary Life Among Us. A pall of sadness spread over the city of Beckley last Saturday after- jnbon when it became known that ths life of one of its most highly re- peeled citizens had come to a sudden and tragic end. E. E. Hcndrickson, while .-it work in the mine of the City Coal Compnay, between the hours of 12 and lo'clock in the after- noon, had the life crushed from his hotly under fall of slate, weighing Mrs. Carl Van Zandt in an es-i owiai meeting of the "girls 42 club" entertained Mrs. .less Toliver (nee Miss Edna l.anier) with a very en- joyable party of six tables at VI Mon- day afternoon. After the guests had been regaled '.hrough the medium of delicious salad course of refreshments, little Master Richard Carl Van Zandt pre- sented to the bride a large dish pan heaping with 'parcels of many sizes and shapes. House hold linens, cut glass, china, baskets, pictures and many of the dainty accessories toward (he fitting out of a new home. There was much merriment ex- pressed over an oblong package which the young master of the house insisted should be opened first. The wrapping being removed, there was disclosed that homely ar- ticle of house-hold utility, a scrub brush bearing Richard Carl's card. also the injunction to the young wife] to "go to I WHY ROBINS ARE HERE. Mt. Hope Man I'oinu Out That They Have Been Driven From North Carolina. Considerable comment on the presence in this vicinity this winter nr- TI- presence in this vicinity this winter Miss Holliday Also Receives Large vote, Winning jbirwt of vast Of robins has been District Naysmith Winner in Second District. i.ean: since the appearance of an ar- The Raleigh Register's Big Travel Tour and Automobile Contest Closed Last Monday Night After One of the Hardest Fought Voting Battles in the History of this State. The Spirit of the Contest Was Animated and Not Until the Judges Had Finished the Count Would Anyone Even Hazard a Guess as to What the Outcome Would Be. Was Un- doubtedly One of the Most Successful Contests Ever Conducted in West Virginia. Official Announcement of the Winners is Made Below. presence in perhaps 500 pounds. The body had lain pinned under; Afflong (he QUl of the slate for probably 30 "'inutes i %vcrc. Miss Susie Lanicr, of Dan- when discovered by ihe driver, lak-jvJUCi Ry _ Mps  nf Bos- which he had but a short lime be- j Mjss Maj.y Caldwell] of Win- fore taken a loaded one. Tne fall i Ky .occurred right lip against the face of j _J_____________ lhe coal, catching Mr. Hendrickson .s he was lying on his shovel on the TIES TOLL floor of the room digging under pro- j paring for a shot. The slaie weighed i most heavily on the upper part of his body, crushing his lungs The ofj released as quickly as possible, and brought to the mouth of thci Italy Reduced to Ruins Last j mine, where a physician bad been! Wednesday. called. Efforts to resuscitate him; i were futile as the spark of life had A "real section of Italy stretching; gone i Northward from Naples was laidi The body was at once taken in by another violent earthquake: charge by the Masons, who were also nn Wednesday of last week, in which in charge of the funeral, which took; is csiimatcd (hat from to i place Tuesday morning at 10 o'clock. I people lost their lives. No! Mr. Hendrickson was a plain man of j icss than a hundred towns and vil-j the people, but he numbered his j werc reduced to ruins, chief: friends as among the most ihnm Avozznno from fluenlial citizens of Ihis section DECISION Or THE JUDGES We the undersigned, named to act as judges and make the final count in Ihe Raleigh Register Travel Tour and Automobile Contest, were present and took charge of the ballot box at 9 o'clock Monday night, January 18th, and immediately proceeded to count the votes. The count- ing was completed at a late hour on Mcnilaynight and the result made known to the management of Ihe contest. The figures given below are ihe result of our count. Rl C. NEWMAN, Judges of the Contest. nlpm being Avezzano from two OI- three percent of! en onv the stale. He was a member of all i jjlt, population escaped, and it is cs-i ihe Masonic orders represented in that there are fully this city. At the time of his death he was iing of Chapter 38, Royal Arch Ma- dead tangled up in its ruins. Not a remains standing. Thousands of people caught in .the sons, and treasurer of Beckley Lodge laid for days awaiting pos- No. 95 A.-Fr-iSrA.-'M., as well as past i ,-esrue. Some were rescued master of the Lodge. He stood high tajjen jo Home hospitals for in Masonic circles of the southern treatment or are being cared for in end of West Virginia. I temporary structures provided by Many beautiful floral tributes nurses rushed to the companied the casket to the grave, j sct.nc from the capital and other following sen-ices at the First Bap-! cities. .._. ...ui.u I( is (hat nlany of those list church, of which Mr. Hendrick- son was a member. Rev. L. P. WINNER OF THE CAPITAL PRIZE. MISS ANNIE FLANIGAN----------------------------------- votes- Choice between a 5-Passenger Ford Touring Car or two Tours to the Panama Exposition. WINNERS DISTRICT PRIZES. District No. 1 1st Carrie votes A Diamond Ring. Ethel votes Scholarship in the Beckley Institute. 3rd Anna votes Elqiu or Waltham Watch. Delia votes Chest of Pieces. 5th Bulah Duncan voles Sterling Silver Manicure Pieces. (ilh Ida Parker votes Synthetic Ruby Ring. 71h H. E. votes A Sardonyx Ring. District No. 2. 1st Sue Naysmiln votes A Diamond Ring. Ethel votes Scholarship in the Beckley Institute. 3rd Ethel votes Elgin or Waltham Watch. Minnie votes Chest of Pieces. 5th Jemima votes Sterling Silver Manicure Pieces. 6th Myrtle votes A Synthetic Ruby Ring. 7th Ethel V. voles A Sardonyx Ring........_. Ihe last issue of the Raleigh Regis- 'er. .Various theories-have been ad- vanced to explain the some rather ridiculous and others bearing the earmarks of probabili- ty- One rather plausible theory is ad- vanced by Mr. E. N. Smith, of Mt. Hope, who has taken considerable interest in the matter. He writes au follows: "I think the reason you find so robins around Beckley is found in the fact that the pine forests )f North normally the ground for the robin during 'he winter, are being fast cut away. Driven from the North Coraiimi woods for lack of shelter, the birds have been compelled to winter fai ATNllilL 156 Measures Thrown in the Hopper Following Organization. ICE'S SALARY Bids Introduced in Both Senate and House Providing an Increase in Salary for Judffe of Criminal Court of Raleigh on Coal Unlikely. v The West Virginia fully organized in both branches, has started well on the way towards. putting new and important laws on the statute books. 156 bills have been introduced in the two 75 in the Senate and 81 in the House, and a joint resolution was offered providing for a lieutenant governor. Senator Hawley of Bluefield, was one among the first to be recognized by the President of the Senate, and i. ,u bv the President or tne senate, her north a pouils where: the nines still stand thick enough to furnish "1 still stand thick enough shelter. That is undoubtedly why 'here are so many at Reckley. I hope the people of Raleigh comity will protect them." WINNERS OF THE SPECIAL PRIZES. In addition to the above list of prize winners, every candidate who turned in ten or more subscriptions (luring the contest will be awarded Special Prize These prizes w'ill be sent to the contestants in few days us soon as the subscriptions can be checked up. The winners of the disirici prizes may call at the office for their prizes or if they wish them mailed to their address, notify the Raleigh Register. "Full Crew a measure which has been agitated for some time by Ihe railroad men. It provides for the employment of three brakemen on certain classes of freight trains. It is understood that the hill Wils pre- pared by railroad employees. Senator Hawley also introduced a bill relating to pipe lines. Senator Coaller introduced a bill to increase the salary of the Crimi- this counly assumes less importance ;.hon ,ury anicndments pro-' assumes ess imporance, Senators wero. ,n former years when grand Copied' Ihe indie men ts were seneralli of numbered by the h m.jreds La I J b ap_ 1 week there were only which is d of an em. r returned b u he lowest number returned by uy s jury in ,ciaflcr lht> forlicUl Many people attribule to he; bals provillilIB for primal operation of the Vo law MrmwA -n (be great majority of the ,nd ctmenls c _( on are for that .W A measure of added interest depository bill was offered to the grand jurj-s report last week when it became known that in- had been found against SU11 ilo i.v. Groves, of Alderson, former pastor of j perished from cold and xollr ami the church, preached the funeral! }llM1ner were caught in fires j of wreckage were not in- Haiejgh Register's big Travel proved to be experls. With the help the members of the city council. It seems that the law was violated in cents last August. City Solicitor H. File states that the council was entirely within its rights in Saying (he special levy, it having been au- 1 homed by the state tax commis- sioner in a letter now in possession of the city. No action on the indict- ments is likely to be taken laws and repeal the law establish- ing the boards of equilization anrf :w in every county in the Stale, opinion .seems to- prevail that the billtft place a production tax on coal wilt fail of passage. II is pointed out that the coal business in West Vir- ginia is no longer the profitable in- sermon, paying another just tribute to the high character of the man hroke oul amid lhe ruins. standings tell the story, of the Contest is now Hie adding machine, they weul j term of court, history. The oflicial! :hrough the task in a thorough and The main business has been once was and that for the years but few of the coat .11- operating companies in the State at mis i ,r I have prospered. However, there, b fore lh" ;l determination to tl tr'-1 .-.f. tax oil and gas, especially the latter. tell tne story, 01 me Bit-in imc f -h 'i allhoiigh it is expected that power- Avezzano apparently suffered most which the balloting ended at congratulated for the dispatch with! bootleggers, seven 01 vvnom wm to de- i _ .....was done. 'been sentenced to pay heavy linos- business like manner, and are to'be 1 conrt nun t iiti.i -C.illlllL :ni nil' j fbdusand dead while the fatalities at! Was no chance for of Mr. Ilcndricyson acted as I Giosimarsi reached and at San i The volcs werc counted on a.i I ami do Inavc' itiiu in) pennance on lhe counly: Raleigh Register desires to f f ,x j to such a lax say that he hulk of contestants and their j R vj (.h wilh- lhe gas produced in the state us the interest taken and j confession voluntan-! ollicr s.lalos for pose of developing manufacturing i industries and that West Virginia pall bearers: Geo. W. Warren, M. C. Brackman, C. L. Reckner, H. H. Har- wood, Milton Orndorf, J. M. Wheat- ley, W. II. File and W. H. Daven- .LIlLLIHlil UU1II tTAftlllli HJ YMlllKlf the good work which has been done wns sentenced in adding to the subscription list. years in the'pen. nn. inu -......1 It sincerely egrets that it is not able n.vhird Anderson received sen lnlt auvanlagc 05 reason Rendetti five thousand. Numerous j maciline and the results were jve big jzes ,0 all those who in thp I of being the producer of cheap fuel; other towns report a death loll rang- i ,hcn checked and rechecked. j look par, in ,he rlice, for nn wounding. if tht' other ing from ten to over In the stricken districts the pco- port. Honorary pall bearers were C. i camping in the open. Troops in? are guarding the demolished or part- ly towns to prevent loot- n distinction everywhere has been laid aside and members of the nobility, senators, deputies and high ollicials are working shoulder to dead. L. Callaway, Joe L. Smith, J. K. Laing and R. R. Gunnoe. The manner of Mr. ilcndrickson's death terrible shock to mem- bers of his family, his wife being nearly prostrated with grief. His death is survived also by .an adopted daughter, Mabel; four brothers, Ar- tie, of this city, Walter and H. L., of Long Branch, a brother in the west; and .two sisters, Mrs. Saunders, of Long Branch, and Miss Annie Hen-j A phase of the political situation in dricksou, of Baltimore. i the kingdom resulting from lhe Mr..Hendrickson was nearly forty j earthquake is that the call for con- TI" scripts in the damaged zone have been rescinded by the military au- thorities. Prince Colonna, mayor of Rome, has arranged to supply all the stricken villages with oil for illumni- naling purposes at the expense of the city of Rome. This will enable the rescuers to work throughout the night. A refugee arriving in Rome from Maliano-di-Mnrsi says that per- sons are dead in that locality and most.. (jnc ot me mosi HIIIMUKUUK IIMI- shoulder with private soldiers and (m.es of [hc was fricnfl. -laborers in their effort to rescue the j ,.ness flf ,he nchvccn lhe ,uf- living or remove the bodies of the this good will years of age. He was raised in Fay- ette comity, and Irxvl at'Macdonald for many years. HK was a very well Informed man with n broad sympa- thy for humanity. During bis life he held a number of positions of public trust, serving one term as city recorder for Beckley. His death marks the passing of one of tbe flneset characters in the life of this city. His life wns an ex- ample for youth and ngc alike, and the surviving members of his fnnii- me HiirtiviiiK "i 111.1 sons n re (lean in inai incainy ann ly have the deep sympathy of this] 200 persons survived the entire community in their terrible disaster tho earthquake fire bereavement., -completed the work of destruction.. It's rnsy to save money if you n! Morrison's in are always the cheapest. Now Is the time to buy Mtislins, Ginghams nnd Prints cheaper tbfln ever at Morrison's Department Store, VK... Robinson President. Tni E. Robinson, of Graf- Jon, was elected president of the state usprcme court for this ensuing yenr last week, succeeding Judge W, ferenl contestants-ami this good will was even in stronger evidence when the winners were announced. Among .the congratnl.il ions receiv- ed by the fortunate were those of the candidates who were in lhe race against them, personal friends in many instances, who had come to tho close lacking a few thousand votes to win. It requires a good deal of spir- it to put up a battle of this nature and it takes a strong will to be a cheerful loser, but we arc sure that this is the way the candidates feel who did not win one of the advertis- ed prizes. The contest was in charge of the >V. C. Potts Contest Company of Grand Rapids, Michigan, who have conducted many campaigns, in this and oilier states, Mr. Potts, who had personal charge of fhc campaign, gave every candidate.impartial treat- ment and conducted a fair and .square campaign in every way. Everl'ody was satisfied with the way tho coiilc.it was conducted mid the work of ihe board of wjio wishes further to express its npprc- supervisor o. .us O.MUC a conducting ils Bffniri on a ciafion to the Raleigh County Bank that ,t .s bel.eved vroukl ni 1 with credit to himself and profit to the; gressive citizens of Richmond dis- i----- ary for malicious wounding. All the candidates have been gain- i scrvc to win one of the coveted priz- crs even tho their names do not ap- j CSi but it hopes those who did win Plumley for Superviaor. pear high on the list of winners, j them will enjoy them to the Jackson Plumley, one of the pro- They have increased their circle of i nf Rirhmmul rlii- acquainlances and have cemented the bonds of friendship even closer than when admiring friends placed their names before the public as candidates for the prizes. One of the most interesting feat- (hat if the manufacturers other slates object to the tax they can avoid it by moving their plants to this slate los.. The Registeh also desires to thank last week on buaM K' M' the judges, Mr. A. 7 Li.ly, Mr R C ness A, Ihe behest of a ,arfo num. Newman and Mr. J. K. Toliver for the eflicient way in which they so ably conducted the final count, and wishes further to express its appre- ber of his friends Mr. Plumley has decided to be a candidate before-the; county conrtforappointmentas supervisor of his district, a position! 'iccc Organization is Form- ed at Raleigh. the announced determi- for the use of one of its elective add- i ing machines and its directors' room district. He is a public spirited citi-j for making the final count of ballots.] Progress is the watchword of Ihe to Raleigh Register and it will keep on, community. than ever before, the Raleigh Mining Institute at Raleigh decided at a recent meeting lo organize an orchestra and employ a salaried sec- retary. The orchestra will be for the purpose of supplying music at all sporting and social events in which improving the paper and adding new j MISg MULCHAEY IS DEAD. features which will be of interest j _ isiiormiK mm .vicim mums to it's readers. The management Pasacd Away at Homc Of Parents in j Hie Institute may take part. has gathered fresh inspiration for] Warden Tuesday Evening. llfl lhe work before it and promises belter paper week by week. For years the Raleigh Register has been a welcome visitor in thous- ands of homes throughout this sec- tion of the state and it hopes to be equally as well known and well lik- ed among the large list of new read- ers gained through the contest. As an advertising medium, the lialciflh Register has no equal in tliu weekly newspaper field of West Vir- ginia. With the large list of new subscribers added through' the medi- um of the contest together with the strong list it had before, it now IIKS lhe LARGEST GUARANTIED CIR- CULATION of any weekly paper in Miss Mary Alice Mnlehay, a train- ed nurse, well known in this city and in Charleston, died Tuesday evening at (he home or her parents The orchestra will be an 18-piecc organization made up of the best talent from among Ihe members of Ihe Institute. All the instruments have been ordered and in, instructor will be engaged for the work of UWJIIMg, ill I'H; iiAiiuii wi f in Warden. She had been ill with j teaching lhe men how lo use then tuberculosis for a long time, and instruments, nnd we venture to s.iv death came as a relief to her earthly! that il will not be long until Raleigh sufferings. i cnu boast n first-rate orchestra. Aliss Mulchay was a young woman This step serves to illnstrate again of splendid character, ami highly es-1 what things are possible when a Icemcd bv many professional and j bunch of men get together foi tnr personal friends'. She was related good of a community.- Pho Raleigh to Hr. Cunningham, of Blue Jay. j Mining Institute lias been inslrumtti- The body was prepared for burial till In making Bnlclgh most pro- by Undertakers Rose Turner, and mining conmwmty in tlw shipped on Wednesday afternoon to stale. Every town, mi-matter how Covington.Vh., where I cnl1 tr made the next day. I   

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