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Raleigh Register (Newspaper) - January 28, 1915, Beckley, West Virginia v VOLUME 80. BUCKLEY, RALEIGH COUNTY; WEST THURSDAY, JANUARY 28, 1915. NUMBER 34. .ECONOMY IS NO PAST OF State Vitually Bankrupt But No Step IB Taken to Lop Off Useless Attachees. DEBT CASE ADVANCED. This State Wins in Being Credited With Part of Joint Assets. West Virginia week gained So far as. anything tangible is con- cerned not a single step in the direc- tion of economy in conducting the West been made during this session j of lhe legislature. The state is in reality bankrupt in i another point in the long drawn out Virginia light, between the two stales when Special Master Charles E. Minefield recommended that the two states share 111'; common assets as of January 1, that Wes' Virginia suld be liable for iotercs, on her portion of the debt from that dale until it is paid. The court already bad held that Passed Away Following Operation in Rochester, Minn., Hos- pital Last Week. H. Kwart, well known Minton bus- iness man, died on Wednesday, Jan- uary 20ih, in Mayo Brothers' hos- pital in Rochester, Minn., following an operation for enlarged spleen on .'anuary Mr. Ewa'rl was well known and. highly esteemed in Beck- ley and Raleigh county. Comment- ing on his dcalli, the Hinton Herald contains the following: A Second Batch of County Prisoners Make Escape Through Roof of the Jail. Jail deliveries have conic to be a if the regular weekly program this city, with only slight varia- tions from week to week. The. situ- ation is now such that something urns! he done by tlie county court. Hither the county will have to have a new jail, or extensive repairs musl be made on the old building. Five prisoners escaped hist n is :dire necessity for raising more j revenue, Ih effort to peliscs of the government so as inake it unnecessary to raise so rnucii v additional revenue. There, is room for retrenchment 'Many new-offices wen: at lh (hey arejeigb Saturday evening in honor of j provisions of Ihe Mann Act. pending I day Afternoon. county, had led an active enlerpns j ing nnd useful life lo the date of his in lection of 1802. Mr. Ewsrl It n.'romc- evident lhal the county Bridgeport, Conn., to make his fu- gin. A very interesting meeting of the It is (rtiiie safe to predict thai; wils held on Fridav there will be no move to abolish a[ of Mrs. R. V. any offices because lo do so wouH be to weaken the machine nolwilh-.; "Tne membprs answered roll call .standing the fact that public policy; -.'Quotations from American dictate lopping off every un-1 .cade'-, Mrs. Ellison, necessary position. Unprejudiced obscrversntC ton therefore find it difficult o t i conciie of reform when; Xnvcl._Miss i the most llagrani need for change is Vocal Solo-Ethelbert Kevin. Shorter and Miller, and at the in the number of-useless offices in' siccled-Mrs. Van Zandt. I of his death he was pn.stm'isler of.-, existence. Club Letter from Mrs. Hume, read Hinlon. He was a Knight Templar; I. and U. Makes How. Mrs. Moss. i alul Shriner in Masonery in which The initiativeandthe recall amend-! 'Reading--From Joel orders he had filled important of-i Prizes Have Bee- Awarded to All mcnts' to the constitution have been j Bibb. i Winning Candidates in Good- proposed in both houses of lhe legis-l Martin. j "In all official positions in public lature Keim in the senate being j The social hour following was en- j and civil life, he was just, fair, hon- for those measures and! by all. The Club adjourned j est, impartial, efficient and fearless. Ill 1111: i i.titfrti v-uiii u-'j t fit believed to have been the leaders in! Dr. R. D. Roller, of Eccles, who will Following I he arrest of the pair which seemed to come as a shock wholly unexpected by I soon depart home in that city. were taken to the office of Coin- nhMunrt. PsmnP. scon oepan irom this section for which seemed to come as a shock "At the i -mil pl'-c'ed Jussive ccurt will have to lake sdme action j lure rnh- io n-akc Ihc jail a safe place of do- Members of ihe chapter who j'a terson wha oommil- c for Tne m andi l.-ution of prisoners. Other officials! tended lhc.bdnqu.el were follows: i tod H.c... to ja.l in dcfnn of bond- s ofHcP s iJ of ihe county arc expected to insist I Herbert Ray j I" appear for a heannff Wednesday was noipinafod nnd elected j that the court do something to re-j I aflcrnoon. The Roller, E. M. Dr. Bon ery nn-, h.l.so., j al ils ;lex! meet-i Rolicr, of f.ansford, E. W. Riley, of "f Paper--Trend of the Present Day sntrin 101 a ren.i lour JLai.v Hinlon Dr Adrian Griggs. of Rcdi-s, i day and put i -horlcs-; Xovel. Revicw Frances Hodgson ...any yearshc was a Master Commis- mg ,n i .ibruap. _______ HnUon Di A< a A, Burncll's T. Tcmbaron. Current. sioncr in Chancery, having been hearing .__ n nit-r-r-fi-r 1 POP __ "_________ J woman aimuared li'ji up bond for the release until Ihe lime of the Natured Fight. U. S. District Attorney Win. 0. I Jjarnhart, of Charleston, is.cxpected Court Says -Employer io for UK. federal government Employe to Leave Union. j at the preliminary hearing. File File have been retained as. counsel In a test case that went up to llio, fm. siandbridge. United States supreme court from wnat can be learned of the Kansas it has been held that a cor- jt is that Stand- uralion is entirely within its I will be bound over for trial at Messrs. Duty and Smith of Dod-j fo'meet'with Mrs. Bumgnrdner and 1 Hc was connected with and aided The Raleigh Register Travel Tour j rifihts innuciicing a man not to ,hc lerm of Federal court in di-idge in the house. Miss Karnes on Fedruary 5tb. I in founding practically all of the solid and substantial enterprises of Petitions from all parts of the state i have been received in both houses, j Real Estate Transfers. j his town and was a benefactor to "ill-King the adoption-of the woman's c ct al, to Chas. many people in his own quiet suffrage amendment. j Gritlith, ct al, several lots in Berkley, j His judgment was safe, sane and con- A. Colored Teachers' Institute. January 30, 1915. Music. Opening remarks Prof. J. Thompson. Music. Teaching of Mary Reeves. Construction work in the Public j and Automobile Conlest, regarded as one of the most successful advertis- ing campaigns ever conducted in join or remain a member of a labor union as a condition of employment. The Kansas law making it unlawful this district. The violation of the Mann act is a penitentiary ofi'ense. Little is known of StandbridgCj 05 acres in Trap Hill district, S988.50. Mollie stood the tests. His iden.ifi- Silombme m tusiru.i, S200. A. L. Williams to H. L. Williams, Nortli Sand Branch, was readers. It was n big success from every standpoint, and illustrates in terms the confidence of this county in the Res- newspaper and a business enterprise. Contests between the various can- cation with any enterprise was a i ditlates were all good-natured, and J 'p Roles to C. T. Kesslnger, lot j servnlive and while interested in every standpoi oirrra lhe establishment of many new en- no uncertain tc in Wildwood addition, i W II Shuimtc to Jacob Jarrell; terpnses, he was m no way a man j the people of tl T_ rim snRR.sn.l "f "h'Hh but interested him-i ister as a news this section of West Virginia, brought I for any individual or corporation js believed, however, to be a to this .mrper a total .of unconstitutior.-. prominent connections. 1. It is one of the most far-reaching j jfc has a pleasing personality, and self with safe and solid structures on guaranty of safety and solidity. He? i so far as we have been able to learn as gentle as n woman. there was not a single instance of decisions handed down by the court in recent years, and is considered quite a blow to labor unions. SILVER TEA A SUCCESS. is a man of evident education. The woman is very good looking. She comes of a respectable Kanawha county family, and was before her marriage Miss Gertrude Meyers. Ladies' .Guild .of .the .Episcopal Church Realize Snug Sum. j J. Good, et al, to A. lot Emma Rooze. Music. i in Rhodesdale, Slab Fork district. Paper-Social center work-Mrs, j Wown; e, ,0 A. 7.. Mix. lo his cnem.es i !hcrc were iew' If was nothing of the egotist in his manner. Kind "in disposition, loving his family and his home, loyal to his Pindexter: lot in Rhodesilale. the teacher can do for pub-j A Reedy to G. W. IJiz, two Sleet Storm Plays Havoc. The worst sleet storm thai has vis- 'lie H. C. Hargrove. .Music. Noon. Music. Quotations. current Mrs. Lowe. _of leaching history Onnady. Music. paper_ny Mrs. Anna L. Anderson. Music. Mr. Brown W. Payne. Query box. "Mr. Ewart leaves a devoted wifo, Mrs. Emily Burks Ewart, three chil- dren, Jus. H. M., Hildegarde and Mary Aileen, of his immediate fami- John R. Smith, M and three sistew, Mrs Mary Alvis, "interesting Reading Circle. The'lower Shady Spring district reading circle meeting was held in C. the Olen Leigh stthool house at Ral- eigh .last Friday evening, with the following list of wide-awake teach- ers present; Miss Nell Pucketl, Miss Iva Ross, Mrs. Isaac McKinncy, Miss Steilu Woofler, Isaac McKinney, Mi-. Lilly, H. S. Parsons and T. E. Moye. Next Friday evcninf? the moetinf! be held .at the Beaver school 'house. When it Will Begin. Lord Kitchener was recently ask- ed when, in his opinion the war will end. He replied that to that mies- .Han he could make no answer. Bui, ho said, he knew when it was going to begin. It, will begin next May, at which time there will be thrown ihe conflict one and a half mil- Don young soldiers, now In training. to Wed. Toncy Miller nnd Norn Attorney Sicwincxko anil Stefanln lots in Rhodesdale, ?200. A. H. nangerfield to A. Z. Litz, lots in Rhodesdale. S- acres on Big Heaver creek. Geo. H. Smith to J. M. Matherly, .5 of an acre at Heaver City. M. J. Lilly to J. M. Matherly, two tracts on Big Beaver creek, S325. H. Ewart to .S. A. Settle, lot in Rrooklin. Leslie Bond to Rcna Lucas, u acres on Sand Lick creek, Brooklin, C. II. Skaggs to S. A. Settle, lot in II. 0. Walters to S. A. Settle, lot in Brooklin. Virginia Holston to Jacob Jarrell, 30 oak or chestnut trees on litt'e Marsh Fork. M. T. Qucscnberry to Jackson M. Ewinfl, Lfii) acres in Town district, J. W. Harper to Andrew Robert- son, lot in J. Harper addition t.-i Reckley. Rowland Land Co. to Loi.g Branch Coal Company, Eagle seam of coal under G02 acres on TVmey Fork, Clear Fo-k district. C. Meadows to Annie .1. Smith, S acres lhal had sold for taxes. John T. Stover and wife lo Paris Slovcr, 2 acres in Town district. M. K. Hancock -nnd husband, lo Lul'i Stover. 2 acres, .Unfits A. Wiley lo John L. Wiley, lot in Wickhiun. 0. P. KifiV and wife to T. T. lot in Town district. II Kwnri nnd wife to Hinton To'il Bridge Cv., 'nulf Interest in New Riv- er ferry, 'K; to Wiley Bower, anything verging on the unpleasant. xhe Silver Tea given at the home Ibis section in many years held All the winners have received their j H. K. last Friday by i Bcckley in its grip last Sunday and emigre-! Monday. Everybody slipped. The (I'siincl i streets were almost past -being The "afternoon's entertain- j walked upon. But they did make ment was conducted on a fitting scali-i fine skating and coasting for the Contributions small boy, who was in his element. i-Everbody along very' and Misses Ella and Stella, to mourn the loss of a devoted husband, fath- er and brother. There are few fam- ilies where the passing of one mem- ber, as in this instance, meant Ihe father to all. "He had a capacity for great work, and his industry was unequaled. Ho worked not only for himself, but for his and night, and without charge or compensation, and no doubt overwork hastened the end." Funeral services were conducted in the Methodist church at Hinton Sunday afternoon at 3 o'clock, under the auspices of the Masonic, lodge. The body arrived in Hinton Satur- day accompanied by members of the bereaved family and Judge and Mis. j ftftv seventy-five ncv- Many Conversions. One of the successful revival gation of this city was and highly enjoyed, were liberal. prizes, and all seem well satisfied (ne ladies of the Episcopal wilh the results of their efforts. To nil those who did not receive any of the advertised prizes, but who turned in fan or more subscrip- tions, handsome special prizes have bpt-ii mailed. We made careful count of all the subscriptions turn- ed in, and we do not believe we have missed any who were entitled to prizes, but if we there is any contestant who turned in as many as ten subscriptions, who has not re- ceived a prize, we will appreciate it if they will so inform us, and We" will send them a prize. A musical program made sip a part of Ihe entertainment. There were solos by Mrs. Howe Johnston, Mr. William MacTaggurt and Miss Mary Caldwell. The ladies are doubly grateful to all who participated in the success of the affair. Prospectors Well Pleased. Cards to friends from members of Ihe party of prospectors from this city who are looking over several Florida land propositions, indicate gingerly, taking the middle.of the street for the most part. All out- doors was a -solid sheet of ice, and overhead wires hung heavy with the ice, but despite the fact that a high wind prevailed during a part of Sun- day night there was little if any wire trouble. meetings in the history of Ralegh j that, they are well pleased. The j MRS. ELIZABETH TOLLEY Died at Her Home Near Lester Sat- urday, Aged Mrs. Elizabeth Tolley, wife nf died at their Revs. Heironimous and Wan-en, "f Strum- lon, Va., nnfl their forceful teach- ins nf God's Word has brought no James H. Miller, the latter of whom met lhe remains al Chicago to ac- company them hoinc. Another Explanation. K. G. Dixon, one of the Register's good friends al Tarns, advances n theory that the mysterious presence of many robins in this neighbor- hood is explained by the fact Hint they have found plenty of their nat- ural gn- ing further south to winter. Hc says nil the gum trees are loaded wilii berries; that the birds arc very fontl of them, Joe Brown Looses Dnuphter. Alice, 12-yoar-old daughter of Mr. Mrs. .loo Brown, died at their ho'mc M Marshes Monday night. Kilii< crai; services were '.heldf sous to the alt'T in search of a high- er plane of living. Martin's Mother Departs. Mr. and Mrs. R. V. M'irlin returned Insl week from Blacksburu, Va., where they wore called by the death of Mr. Martin's mother at the home of relatives. smlth last week, and dc W. advanced agc-83 years. She had w. We hope their trip Shumate, W. A. Stanley, not result in i the loss of the citizenship of any Ihem to this community. been in failing health for some 1 and the end was not unexpected; Poisoner Still Operating-. Sentenced to lloath. Mat .Tnri'nll, the Cabin Creek des- perado. who went an n rnmpiwp near Eskdnlc' recently, causing the of n ironstftblc and wonmlfnit Judging from stories that come out of Skelton and vicinity the poison fiend who recently wrought havoc on the farm of Paris Bailey at Pros- perity by causing the death of sev- eral head of live stock, has trans- ferred his operations lo Skelton. i W. Tench, who was the possessor of some very line cats, had a couple of them poisoned recently, and he says that several other residents of j 'pursonsi wiis tried in .t.lui Knnnwli.i cottntv r.rlnilnnl court lost, wnok nnrt sentenced .to die on sortffold. Mrs. Tolley was one of the best known women in that section of the county, and at the funeral Tuesday, which took place at the home, a largo number of people gathered to pay their lost tribute to the memory of the good lady. Services were con- ducted by Rev. A. E. Odell, former pastor of the M. E. church, South, of this city. Among those attending from Becklcy were Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Rardin and Mr.' and Mrs. C. II. Dunn. Interment was made in the section have f all due to poison. I Mrs. Tolley is survived by ner three daughters und two 1 sons. The daughters arc Mrs. at Reeled. A farewell danco in honor of Dr. Prince, of Glen Morgan, Mrs. n 1) Holler, who will Icnvo Kcclas also of near Lester, Mrs. for aomo point in Connecticut, Odoll, of Webster Springs, wi been planned by bis fHcmls at The two ROM are niacc, 'The take nnd Carroll, who llw on rornw ___rtny cyening in John
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