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THE ENTERPRISE. WEDNESDAY, MAY 8,1689:
J.B Smith, Proprietor.
Interedattbe Pnst-offle. ait Wellington
6econ4 Clasi maiver, according to diiuw.
. AdrtllBg ftveeente pel line, each lnecrUoa.
caceand Column Ratea maie known on appll-Mtloa.
rr. Tnim Sherman sailed for Europe
last week to be absent until the middle of
t,. ko.r TuOltlcal nlums havo been
taken, therefore Ohio boys will be termed
the seconds during the present admm;
Jam bs G.Blaine 5 reported tob.ive
been aulte 111 at Intervals for the past
lortnlfbt. ' Mr. Blaine has scarcely re
oovered yet from the political excitement
durine the time nominations were being
made in M, '80, and the election of 1864V
The first number of the Obcrlin Record
reached our table this week, fne pape
is to be Republics! In politics and prom
isestogive the news and college work.
The centlercen furnish a very nice, clean
aheet which Is well worth the fubwip-
Tbe erand bail elven in honor of tfce
ene hundreAb anniversary ol the inaugu
ration of President Washlnglon, in New
York last week was a disgrace to the na
tion. Einc whisky was the prevailing el
ement and the proceedings can better 1
imagined than told.
The city of Detroitseemsdetern.ined to
have a bridge erected ovei the St. Cluir
river or tunnel under it even though It
has to be done by private eiiterf rises. A
bridge is badly needed there daring the
winter season to handle the freight and
passenger truffle with Increased facilities
over the present war.
Till Press of Cleveland and ite brunch
plants have decided to pay the expenses
and transportation of forty persons from
the different labor organizations in the
Central Stales to Paris and return to repre
sent the United States in the great labor
congress in behalf of American industries.
As rule the labor organizations in this
country bave made bad work.. Their plan
of organization has been a bad one, mere?
for the defeat of capitalists only and has
eaused thousands of good me to commit
actsol violence. Buch thoughts would
have never entered their head had they
been free men. Labor organizations formed
for mutual benefit and literary improve
ment would be lit perfect harmony with
the American Ideas advancement not to
go down hill. The Press Is doing a char
itable act if nothing else in paying the ex
pense of these delegates, but whether the
result will prove to be for the better In
terests ol the country remains to be ec,
Our Dakota Letter.
Gbasd Raptw, North Da.,
' I April 18, -89.
Editor ol Emiritti:
Tour paper is always a welcome v .titer,
and its columns are eagerly perused, for
h tells of the old "home friends" M dear
now and forever to the hearts of this little
household, but of late we have scarcely
had a paper that did not chronicle the
death ef some valued friend.
Removed from the associations that in a
measure (many times) prepares one for
the, events, that to ns each one comes
like a blow Indeed. Mrs. McClaren's
untimely death cave me a shock from
which I could not recover for many days
Mrs. 6age and Mrs, Bowk whose kindly
faces I seem to see now, 1 sbonld sadly
miss. At my childhood's home, my earl
iest recollections are associated with the
pleasant memories of church and Sunday
School where Deacon Smith and Mrs
Burr were seldom absent, but all these
and many, maef others have panned away
and now the sad Intelligence of Dr. Rust's
death comes to swell the list. It sends a
pane ot sorrow to my heart when I think
of never again receiving the kindly greet'
ing be always gave me. He was a gentle
man In Its every sense and many hearts
will mourn his lose, but It Is only a few
ys, and we all will lay down life's bur
den and cares and join the hosts on the
other side. This is a world of change.
It Is five years to-day since I first step
ped foot on Dakota soil. Five years I It
scarcely seems that long and yet as I cote
the changes here, s well ae there, I aee
many, many changes. It has only been
. eight years, since the first furrow was
plowed in this county and now see the
homes, the towns,the schools and churches.
It Is wonderful to contemplate the rapid
growth, in population and improvements,
of the western prairies. Be short a time
has elapsed since the red man was it on-
arch ol all be surveyed here, and conld
be found trapping, hunting or fishing,
little dreaming of the sadden change
which was to come to him. About a mile
' east from here, are evidences of an old
' camping ground of Government soldiers,
said to have been Gen. Sibley and his
gallant band. Rifle pits, hardtack boxes,
old cartridges, &c tell the story but too
plainly, that we enjoy the security ot our
hemes to-day. at the expense of much
hardship and exposure endured by others.
A quarter of a mile away are more than a
' dozen rines of atone, showing Un exvt
circumference of each "tepee" or "wi
wm" as they held them In places, whtah
is proof of an Indian encampment not
many years ago. While returning trom
LaMnure the other day, I was suddenly
startled bv the appearand! of &ve "stal
wart braves," who confronted us, but a
little farther along on the river bank,
could be seen their "tepee" and they
proved to bo merely trappers who delight
in the consternation they read on the laces
Of the "pale faced women" they frighten
by sudden appearances. Had they given
a "whoop" I am sure I should have
"collapsed," for their faces were hideous
enough to give me the impression tbey
were on the "war-path."
Buffalo trails can be seen in every di
rection and they must have abounded in
great numbers. Tons and tons of their
bones have been collected here aud sold.
A neighbor (one of the pioneers, having
come here in '81) collected a ton In a day
and,drew to Ellendale, which was the
nearest silroad town at that time, SO
miles south ot here and received U lor
the ton of bones. All this will soon be
entirely of the past. Very few bones are
seen now, and instead oi herds of buffalo,
can be seen herds of cattle aud horses
quietly grazing on the nutritious grasses.
The trails spoken of always lead to the
river or some slough where water could
be bad there, and as they always went
single file, one behind the other, It is no
wonder they left a trail which Is so easily
traced lor miles, but they are fast being
obliterated by tbe plow, and the whistle
of the locomotive in the distance, pi oves
beyond a doubt that "Indians and Buffa
loes" belong to the past era of North
Dakota, while the present embraces all
the progression ol modern civilization.
The abundant grass ot last year and dry
spring hss given splendid material for
prairie fires and the terrible destruction
tbey have made in South Dakota is ap
palling. Asa whole, we have escaped,
butthero have been several individual
lofsec in the county where the settlers
"all" have vanished in an hour. Tbe
fierce winds we have experienced this
sprint; have swept tbe fires back and
forth until very little old grass remains
The green grass is shooting upward rap-
Idly and the black path of tbe Ore-Qena
will soon be entirely covered. Later
The "wind and weather" are still with us.
The winds are high and weather dry.
Men and teams are working early and
late. Nearly all tbe wheat is sown, but
osts, rye, corn and millet are now a part of
nearly every farmers crop and there will
be plenty of seeding of these for a month
vet. The bust housewife can be seen
with broom and dustpan trying to carry
out in that way, tbe dust of this rich and
productive soil, which the winds blow
hither and thither through and through
the house, until she is tempted to give up
in despair and like the woman in the
Housekeeper'! Lament" allow herself to
De burled la dirt. Buster
make me drunk." The triie Inwardness
of the cider vending in ' Wellington, as
gathered from "knowing ones,'.' is that tbe
venders keep two kinds. One barrel is
more intoxicating than the other. The
"sour barrel" is for the "veterans," and the
"half sweet barrel" is for the boys. The
latter is the stuff furnished the "Utile fel
low from Rochester" and scores of little
chaps of Wellington and vicinity who are
rapidly acquiring the art of tippling.
These places, as Prosecutor Webber truth
fully said, "are runways for boys," where
they are exposed to two corrupting temp
tations, billiards and bibbltng, besides tbe '
demoralizing association of the vulgar and
obucene. If fathers and mothers knew
whire their boys were aud what they were
doing sometimes in these dens they would
demand their abatement as nuisances, for
sueh in reality they are, worse in fact lor
educating boys in tippling than ale, beer
and porter houses, for tbe proprietors put
up no ban against boys or habitual drunks.
Out correspondent state; a number of
(acts In his communication, arid tin the
other hand he falls to see the real good
that local option has been to us. We have
strlngeLt laws against burglary and mur
der and numberless oilier crimes and still
they will be committed right here in Wel
lington. ' AH e can do is to show our
eood Intentions to free the tcwuof this
evil, and if some individuals see proper to
break the law it cannot be avoided. .' More
stringent laws can be passed but even that
will not prevent crime. The law abiding
people will get there to care for ' this
whisky traffic if a little time is given tliera
together with a little patience.
THE LARGEST LOT OF
Thtapowaernever vane. A marvel of parity,
trenctta and wholeeomeneee . Mora economical
than the ordlDiry kittda, and cannot bo aold tn
petition with tne moiiitaoa or low mi, anon
weight, alum or phewphate powdera. Bold only In
cam. Koyal Halting rovraer vn., iu nauiv.
. L. WADSWORTH A CO ,
. Manufacturer of and dealera In
Soots, Gml swaa. Bllixasi
Cheese and Butter Boxes, all kinds od
Lumber, Lath, Shinnies, Battens, Mould
ings and Flooring. Siding made and Sur
lace rlaoine uone to oraer on mrnn d-
tice WELLINGTON, O.
Persons wishing to improve their mem-
mories or strengthen their power of at
tration snooia eena to rroi. lieeu, mi
Fifth are.. N. Y.. fer his prospectus post
free, see advertisement In another column.
Since prohibition was adopted by tbe
village snd township of Wellington two
cider saloons have been run In full blast
patronized by the same class of tipplers
that sustained the forbidden ale, beer and
whisky chops, with tbe additien of a large
number of boys between the sgesof IS
and 21. This being an undisputed fact
terr.perance people and all believers tn
local option may well stop and inquire:
What has been gained by local prohibi
tion In Wellington f" It (swell known
that fermented or hard cider is more in
toxicating than lager beer or even ale, and
these saloons vend but little cider tint-is
not fermented. O'd tipplers stand up be
fore their bars and swill down a half dozen
glasses at a thne, or during an evening,
and "old tipplers'' are not in the habit of
drinking "sweet cider." It does not, as
they express it, "reach the spot." An ex
clusively sweet cider or "soft drink" sa
loon could notsuktain Itself in Wellington.
In connection with the so-called "tweet
cider'' there is vended ss a sort of substi
tute tor whisky, a beverage called "Cali
fornia Tonic," manufactured In Cleveland.
It is not a patent medicine, but a bever
age with an alcoholic base. It Is designed
for local eptloo towns and the manufac
turers are said to guarantee tbe retailer
sgalnct prosecution either for the viola
tion ol prohibition ordinances or the
United States or Dow law tax. The same
is trot of th so-called "refined elder"
from Toledo and champagne cider. When
tbe dealer here got a barrel of "Toledo re
fined" that was nnusuaily sweet it went
off slow and the sale of it dtdnt pay, but
when he got a barrel with "snap In It" tbe
stuff went off like hot cskes. On the
principle of quick sslts be generally kept
on tap refined stuff that bad "some kick
But it is Interesting te note tbe expres
sions of seme of the patrons ot these
places In their ''confidential" street talk.
Said one: "If I should drink a half dozen
glassM It would moke me so blind drunk
that I could not see the boles in a ladder.''
Said another : "A few glasses makes my
hesd spin like a top." And another with
a more capacious reservoir ; "I Vpote If I
should swill down a pailful an make a
bog of myself It would make me drunk;"
snd another easily susceptible to alcoholic
influence: "Two glaxses makes me dizzy;"
and another who believes If tbe "hide
bound puritan ar not stopped lu their
fanatical career they will prohibit lea and
coffee," said : "I can't bold enough to
From our Regular Corrotpondent.
Wakwkgtok, May 3, 1S89.
The, President returned lrom the great
New York celebration greatly fatigued
but much pleased with what be saw, as
well as with the cordial manner In which
he was rccelvej and treated during his
entire stay three days. His return to
Washington was the signal for the reap-
pearance of the army of place seekers that
somehow mysteriously disappeared when
the President started for the centennial.
They are buck as smiling and chippy as
ever, and seemingly ' far more numerous.
But ss it It a good-natured, well-fed
crowd with money In its pockets Wash
ington is glad to see them back aaln In
the hotel lobbies and wishes them well
Mrs Harrison was so pleased ' with the
New York celebration that she will re
main there until next week.' She Is the
guest of Mrs Morton.
The employes of tbe railway mail ser
vice number 8,300. About one third of
this number are Republicans appointed
since the 4th of March, and a small num
ber are Republicans fennd In the service
by the Cleveland administration and over,
looked in the general sUoghUr which
followed Cleveland's Inauguration; the
rest are Democrats. On May 1 the entire
service passed under the control of the
Civil Service Commission and in tbe fu
ture when vacancies occur tbey ' will be
filled from names certified by that body.
Civil Service Commissioner Lyman says
that tbe commission has already on file
more than 2,000 applicants for examine,
lion from parties desirous of receiving ap
pointments In tbe service and that he an
tlclpates no trouble whatever In filling any
requisition ti at Superintendent Bell of the
railway mail service may make on him
The indiposition ot Secretary Blaine
which prevented his accompany ing the
President to New York baa been tbe caass
of some uneasiness oa the part of ' Mr
Blsine's friends and or a thousand and
one rumors making his condition much
worse than It Is. I am assured by those
closely associated with him that the at
tack has only been au ordinary one of
lumbago, and that at no time has it been
serious enough to prevent the secretary
paying the usual attention to his mail,
both private and official. Tbe rumors
(some ol them -sent to out-of-town papers
were too absurd for anyone t believe)
gave tbe secretary more worry than bis
Controller of the Currency Lorey was
sworn in this week snd began bis official
A circular Issued by Postmaster General
Wanamaker, at the request of 8uperln-
teodent of the Census Porter, will hare
the result of placing 38,000 census collec
tors In the fied immediately. The clrcu.
lar In question directs the 38,000 postmas
ters of the country to furnish tbe census
bureau such information la regard to sta
tistics, etc., pertaining to the Cessna, as
may be requested by Superintendent Por
ter, provided It can be done without detri
ment to the business ot their ofllces. This
Idea of utilizing the thoroughly organized
machinery of tbe pofttofflce department to
gather Information tot the census bureau
Is an entirely new one tad originates,!
think, with Mr Porter.',
nenaior noar s select com mine on our
relation with Canada meet In Chicago to
day to begin their Investigation.
. Ex-Benator Harlan, of Iowa, is visiting
Washlugtoo. lie came eait to aee his
daughter, who Is tbe wf of Root, t Lin
coln, the newly appointed minister 1o
England, off t London. -- -
HOTT & BENSCHOTEN,
Dealers In and Manufacturers o(
USJjKKTAKING IN ALL IIS BBAKCHKS.
A Full Line at Goods Always In Stock.
Arterial Emlialiniiig a Specialty.
Pictures Framed U Order. A good vari
ety of Mouldings to select Horn.
N E. Corner ot Square.
Cs E. SUTLIFF, ,
DEAIiEU 22T COAL
Jackson and Blossburg
Terms Cash and Prices Low.
Office on West Liberty St., Telephone 48
Ever Brought to Wellington,
, Hartford Extra Superior Carpets, 65c
Lowell Extra Superior Carpets, 65c
Higgins Extra Carpet3, 50c
Ingrain Carpets as low as 25c
We have in our store to-day, and the stock is of the beat
'quality, consisting of ' . '...',.
Lowells, Hartfbrds, Bromleys, , ;
Higgins, Smiths, V
Hartford Body BruFsells.
Bromleys Tapestries, Higgins Tapestries, :
Higgins Body Brussells,
Velvets, Axminsters and PersianlRugs of the new
est designs and best quality.
We started out with the determinatien of keeping the
Carpet trade in t jwii If prices, stock and quality would do
it. Wc to-day are selling all kinds of Carpets at less price
than they can be bought for in Cleveland. Buying in very
large lots, 100 rolls at a time, we are enabled to get the
bottom prices at all times and we now say that our custo
mers shall get the benefits of our purchases. We wil
guarantee prices against all competition of Carpets of like
We are selling Wall Paper cheaper -than ever. We are showing
the finest stock in the County, and are making a special effort on Wall
Paper. Now the difference between prices in this town and the price ia
CHRISTIE &BENN&TT Cleveland on Wall Paper is anywhere from 25 to 60 per cent in
favor of Wellington.
We have all kinds. We cannot mention them all. If yon want to
Paper your rooms, it will save you money to inspect our Btook before
buying. We say the same about our Wall Paper that we do aboit
our Carpets, we guarantee prices against all competition.
C1BBUGES, W AGOX8 AND SLKIWHS
or evibt Dsscainio.
REPAIRING A SPECIALTY.
Pr:;:;:i iwk to lie Cc&-
AMENDMENT NO. 1.
e.r-rw.v l. n it reolvM bv the General As-
aemblj ol the htate ol Ohio, that a propoal tlon
hull h. .nhiultLrd to the aleetora ol this BUM
on the lint Tut-lay after the Aral Monday la
November, lew, to ainena eecnon z 01 a mcie
XII ol the Constitutional tne state oi umo, ao
that ltahHll read u followa:
Sir-.L The tieneral Amenably shall provide
for the rml.liii of revenue lor the aupport of
the atate and local governmental but taira
ahall he uniform on the earn claaa of lunJecU.
Bnrylna rrounda, public acnooi nouae, nouaeo
uaed eiclualvely for public worship, lnatltu
tlona of purely public charily, publlo property
naed exclusively for anypublle purpoae. and
peraoual property toaa amount noteieeedln?
In value two hundred dollar for eoh Individ
ual, may. by teneral law. ie eiempiea irom
uutlnn; and the value of all property ao ei
empted shall, from time to tlme.be amerulned
and published, aa nmy be directed ny law.
hacriiiJi. At aurh election' those elector
desiring to vote for auch amendment may have
placed upon tneir pauoia in worus iuhu
Amendment Yea " and thoae opposed to snob
amedrtment may have ptacod upon their bal-
ita the words "Taxation Amendment wo.
Hi.tiok a. Tula amendment shall take effect
on the Unit day ol Jannary, lwo.
Speaker of the. House of Representatives.
THEO. F. DAVIrt,
President pro tern of the Senate.
Adopted April 8, le.
I'xrrtoSTiTiaor AKsaiCi.Omo. 1
OvriLK or tnb riicKTiBY or brxrs. f
T TlunUI J. Kvan. Reere.tarv of KUteof the
State of Ohio, do hereby certify that the fore
going te a true copy ot a jnlnt resolution
adopted by the tieneral Asaemlily of the Htste
af Ohio, an the frth day of April. A- D. Ikw,
taken from the original roll filed In thla office
In testimony whereof. 1 have hereunto aub
acribed my name, and affixed niyofB
lain clal seal, at Cnliiiuliua, the loth day ol
April, a is.
P IiAXItX J. RYAN.
becretari ot Cute.
LAUNDON, VINDEGKER & CO.
IS NOT DEAD.
( . a. '
Who oyer heard- of such a thing,
A Child's heavy Blue Flannel
Blouse Suit for $1. A Child's
heavy everlasting Cotton Suit for
1 and extra pants at 20c.
THESE AEE BARGAINS
That competition can't approach,
however hard thoy may try.
Our Kilts in blues and light
colors are beauties, while our
Jersey suits are unsurpassed for
the children. Our stock of Gents'
af 1 a, i- Ita m jram wfc 4t jT "i SjV jfv ' ..rfc vrfv arv 4- nn
Young America 9 I lU 111 111 II 11UUUS 11 U UU111111U11 1 U
family avom j ill" a 1 a 1
; General produce. everybody knows that we keep
Wi:v1' the best assortment to be found
Shipments ton Week Endix' May 7
Cheese 1307 pkjrs., weighing 42,'WO Ids
Butter-'815 " " 18,040 .
OhioStandarJ .' 9
A dry, backing cough keep the bron
chia) tube In a slate ot constant Irritation
which, If not speedily retuovtd, nay lead
lo bronchitis. -.No prompter remedy can
be bsd than Ajer's Cherry l'ectoral, whii h
is both an anodyne and espectorant, .
Virlor Mara Coffee la a blended ( ofte
:orapoed of Klo. Java) and Mars. Ask
pur ftm tut It. , ,
Chkkens,dressed,perlb, 9.0, (a 0.09
Eggs, per doz 0.12
Bcof per cwt COO , 7.00
Ham, smoked, per fc. . . 0.08 0. 10
New Potntoes, per bush. 0.00 0.80
Tallow, per B ,. 0.08i
Hickory Nuts 0.50 O.W
Hides, perlb .; 0.W "0.04
Hound Steak .'. s. 13 .
Shoulder Steak 10
Apples, dried, In quart,
rsand cored, per ft 4.09 1 i- '
Apple, sliced.. 02 0.OU
, Wool. .. 0.16 - ,0.M
Oraln. floor Dd Feed.
F1onr,persack(490s)..1.40 9 1.-I0
Graham flour, per cwt.. 3.00
Corn mcaJ.ptr cwt .00 O.k;
' Chor),porcwt 1,00 7.00
Middlings, per cut,.... 0.00 . O.Kft
Jf ran, per cwt ...73 O.HO
OUMeal, per cwt l.0 I. no
Com, shelled, per bnb. 0.0o 0.4-1 :
Corn, In ear, per luh 0.00 ' 0. 4-1
Wheat ... ',.... 0 00 . ' n.xs:
Oats ax-r bus.. , O.feJ 0 93
in the city.
Remember we are next door to the P. O. a
convenient place where you can all call any time
when In town and see what we have without
trouble to yorrself or us.
' Respectfully, '