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   Raleigh Register (Newspaper) - July 29, 1915, Beckley, West Virginia                                INSURE YOURSELF AGAINST TRESPASSERS BY POSTING TRESPASS NOTICES, FOR SALE AT THE OFFICE OF THE REGISTER, 12 for 25c WHEN YOUR StJBSCFHPTlON EXPIRES THIS PAPER WILL STOP! WATCH YOUR EXPIRATION DATE AND RENEW ON TIME VOLUME 37. THE REGISTER HI MOVE INTO NEW HOME THIS WEEK Forsakes Temporary Quarters Occu- pied During Past Year and Goes Into New Bank Building. BECKLEY, RALEIGH COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA, THURSDAY, JULY 1015. NUMBER 8. Work on the removal of the print- ing plant of The Raleigh Register from the temporary quarters it luis occupied under the Union Cash Store for the past sixteen months will be- gin Thursday morning. The next is- sue of the Register will be printed in its new home in the basement of the new Hank of Raleigh Building, cor- ner Main and Fayette streets. The new location will be much more convenient to readers and friends of the paper than the room MULLENS WINS MEDAL. Takes Third Prize for Physical Per- fection in Big Contest. Crocket! Mullens, poplar local bar- ber, who has been taking a com- mendable interest in physical cul- ture for the past year, was recently awarded third prize for physical per- fection in competition with two hun- dred other entrants in a' contest con- ducted by an eastern athletic, maga- Thc contest was decided by the in- spection of photographs and meas- urements from each of the two hun- dred entrants, and the fact that Mr. Mullens drew third prize in a com- petition with so many other young men having claims to physical per- fection indicates that lie certainly is in the "pink of condition." lar living and regular exercises, both being vacated. The rooms to be oc- j Ifc, hjs success (0 regu- cupicd are well lighted and practi- cally arranged for (lie tion of the Register plant. The ollice will be reached through the oflice entrance of the bank build- ECCLES WOMAN IN SELF DEFENSE Threatened With Death, Mrs. Ed. Higgins Sends Bullet Into Husband's Abdomen. Eccles was the scene of a domestic tragedy last Saturday about ?our o'clock that came near resulting fa- ta'lly for Ed. Higgins, pool room manager, who was shot by his wife while beating and threatening to kill her. He is now lying at the Beckley hospital with a dangerous bullet wound in his abdomen, hut with fie 109 ENROLLED. FOR LAST CHAUTAUQUA COMMITTEES. Named at Meeting in thc Baptist Church Tuesday Evening. The Kings Daughters and chau- Many Raleigh County Applicants for I tauqua guarantors met with a.rcpre- j sentative of the Chautauqua Associa- tion of Pennsylvania in the Baptist church Tuesday evening and planned One hundred and nine applicants advertising and The light of life passed out early Teachers' Certificates Take the Test. PARALYTIC STROKE BRINGS DEATH TOJB CONWAY Passes Away at Home in This City Tuesday Morning, Aged 66 Native of Ireland. for certificates to teach in the public schools took the last uniform exami campaigns that' will necessarily pre- i Tuesday morning for James Con- cede the coming of the chautauqua nation held in' this city last week, (o Beckley. which was also the first examination j. L. Bumgardner was elected held under (he regime of the new j chairman of the committee of "uar- county school superintendent, W. S. i aiitors, and G. C. Hedrick was made Rogers. He was assisted in the conduct of! secretary-treasurer. George W. Bair, Jr., A. Z. Lilly, chances for his recovery in his the examination by C. .P. Stover, j Raymond A.' Smith were John S. Peltry, C. L. Eye, and U. S. j named on the parade committee. way, Sr., one of the best known resi- dents of Beckley, who had been ill for some days as the result of a stroke of partial paralysis. He was lirst stricken about three weeks he- fore his death, and appeared to rally, but later suffered a relapse and sank slowly into "the valley of the shad- ow" until the spirit was released at 5.40 Tuesday morning mood Saturday afternoon. Going L'vnmasium ing, and down the steps. There the editorial, subscription and advertis- j minutes, ing business of the paper will be' handled, and all the friends and cus- tomers   M> Taylor was made the shooting siiows that Wiggins had. The list of applicants follows: j chairman of the ticket selling com-1 Mr. Conway was an exemplary cit- been drinking and was in a surly] Glcnme C. Okes, Dallie Harvey, i miltee, and .Mrs. J. C Baker and i 'zen in every respect. Industry John Shumate, N._ 13. Hendricks, Ml.s. E s .Clark will head the adver- 1 honesty, and thrift were the card'i- j nal principles of his character, and The functions of (he different com-' he was one of the most respected made plain by the i men of this city, in which he and uqua representative, -who in- his family of line boys and girls have past thir- cquipment and j'" home a fancied grievance i French Lucas, Jessie Daniel, Vaugh- j tising committee. against .Mrs. Higgins, he attacked her nie Farley, Pearl Tliuriiion, Bazelle with a liar he knocked her do Crazed with drink 0. Feazell, Laura Clay, Wanda mitlces were !own and threaten-! Mary J. Meadows, William C. Lilly, Chaulauqua ed to kill her with the hammer. Be- j Maysel V. Williams, Ladosca thal the'iocaVorganization he the pa for he could deliver a fatal blow Mrs. Eva J. Miller, Willie Maude Hatcher, i perfected at once to start fhe ball years. Higgins broke away and got hold of Poncy J. Wood, Letha Parker, Anna Mr.' Conway was a nati've This means that any work entrust- ed to us will have the promptest and best attention thai be given it. Don't forget nexl order. that in placing your HMD TEAM FAILS ID Good Game at R. M. I. Park Sunday Resulted in Score of Three to Two. Another victory was chalked up a pistol that -was always kept in the L. West, Einmett Campbell, Albany house. With the weapon she tried Milam, ,.Piiley Graham, Jemima to hold him at bay. but, nothing j Trump, John C. Hogan, Earnest Mc- (fauntcd, he struck at her with the Ginnis, Wesley Cole, John Brown, i hammer. Mrs. Higgins fired, the bill- j Gertrude Tolley, Laura Garretson, let taking effect in the abdomen. j Edgar Trump, Ila M. Henderson, Bid-; THE RULE IN TAMS The wound evidently had a sob- ering effect, for Wiggins dis- for the undefeated R. M. I. baseball team .Sunday when the fast Hinton aggregation was beaten 3 to 2. Ex- cept for a few bonehcad plays 011 both sides the game was the best and fastest played at R. M. I. park this j season. armed his wife and threw the pisstol oul of the window. At this point neigh- die Mae Move, Will Aillen Wood, Richard Shrewsbury, Loca Thompson, Minnie Perry, Sarah Mas- j sie, Malta McCormack, Riley McKin- This and Other Exceptional Condi- tions Prevail at Model Mining Town. bors who beard the shot rushed in ney, John T. Moles, Opie Lilly, Pan- arid took charge of affairs. sie Harvey, Okey Stover, Roy L. Concrete sidewalks, beautifully homes are not were perforated, which is regarded i lam, Marie Pindford, R. Lee Davis, I by surgeons as a remarkable foinci-j Alice B. Ransbury, Clowney Li j deuce, and the only thing to prevent i .Alfred E. Williams, Lacy Clay, L  ls c family with the best garden, am SIX weeks According John Dameron Held in Hinton to Answer Indictment Before Federal Grand Jury. John Dameron, a married man whose wife is living in Boyd coun- ty, Ky., was given a preliminary hearing before U. S. Commissioner Eagle in Minion last Friday on a charge of violating the white slave law by Ihe abduction of Bertha Ward, aged 18, from Mabcn about As o'juring Mr. Poole, who'is now lying' Zandt is secretary-treasurer and gen- i "f tllis competition for prize.' at the Beckley hospital. Mr. Poole was the onlv Total HINTON Bryant, 3b .29 3 5 0 27 AB 4 R.H.S. PO.A.E. Johnson, c___4 Lane, If______4 Eubanks, Ib___4 Holey, ss_____3 Alderson, cf 2 Collins, rf.....3 Alley, 2b_____3 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 17 0 0 2 0 2 0 .30 2 4 0 24 11 4 Total Three base Two- base 2; Lane; struck out by Morrison, 17; Keadle, 2; Base on Morrison, 1; Keadle, 4; stolen 2; Alderson, 1; passed ball, singleton. Umpire Rhodes. Time R. M. I_______0 0000001 Real Estate Transfers. Wesley Wilkcs et al to R. D. Roller, Jr., two lots in Woodrow. E. E. Bibb et al to G. C. Hedrick, lot in Woodrow. Lcvi Farley et al, to M. A. Ques- senbcrry, lot in Stanaford. Spencer Thompson to M. A. Qucs- icnberry, lot in Stannford. Henry Harlow, ct al, to M. A. Ques- senberry, lols in Stanaford. F, C. George lo E. D. Washington, iot in Frank Griffith to Daniel H. Wnr- lot in Beaver Cily. W, II, Jonas to Hester D, Jonas, nt in Bccklcv. oral manager of the new company, occupant' andwhileheretaiiis his interest in the of the car. He was on his way borne drug business which he has built up from Raleigh after completing the j here in the six or seven years (hat day's business, and was ascending I he had been a resident of Beckley, Hie foot of the hill just this side of i he will no longer be in active con- the Raleigh bridge when met by horse and buggy. In turning aside to permit the buggy lo pass, Mr. Poole drove too near the edge of a trol of the business. Instead, the management of the business of the Beckley Drug conr pany is now in thc hands of Mr. S. M. rock wall and the car went over. It I Bledsoe, who has been actively iden- lurned completely over, and Mr. I tified with It lor some years, and is Poole was pinned beneath it. In a few minutes he was rescued from his perilous position and taken to the Beckley hospital. At the hos- pital it was found that one rib was broken and many parts of lus body were badly bruised. From the hos- pital it is learned that Mr. Poole is suffering a great deal, and while his injuries are quite serious it is likely that he will be out again in a few weeks. The automobile was damaged 
                            

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