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Free, at Otto Bros. Friday and Saturday, a Cup of WALTER BAKlRS Delicious COCOA and a Beautiful Book of Reqipes!
You aro a difficult subject
You have tried other places and failed,
You never had n good photograph go to
Craig's for pl-.turcB and you will
run no risk in getting the best re-
The Marietta Picture Man.
Seem to be the go this Spring; and
don't you know our clothing is
also in the sarao ring. It goes
out'of our store store fast. Wo
want it to go faster however, and
have put such low prices out that
t cap't help but go with a rush.
Children's and Boy's suits in all
styles and grades. Youths' and
Men's suits any way you want
them. Spring and Summer Un
derwear, all prices. Cheap, Med
ium and Fine Shirts, Hats, Caps,
Meckwear. Oh, it's too tedious
to go over our whole stock; we've
' got anything in the way of
Gents' Furnishings you possibly
can want And Bicycle Suits,
too; nobby ones and at best prices
obtainable anywhere. You all
know w'hat our tailors arej they
can't be surpassed for workman
ship and our stock of Buitings
and trouserings is all right. Drop
in and see if wo can't save you
money on that suit, you aro go
ing to buy.
188 Front St., Marietta, Qhio.
Just received a choice selection of
Shirt Waist Sots, Belts, Sterling Silver
Souvonlr Spoons and other Novel
tics suitable for
Easter and Wedding Presents.
Why is It that these goods we sell so low
And give our friends this splendid show?
ANSWEIl: - -We
buy for cash and sell for cash,
Expenses small'.-jjgtock always fresh;
And-business done with 'cleverness.
This must succeed in every clime,
More proper in our present time.
diaries - 331-u.me,
Bank Block - - Putnam St
People to try our
Latest Improved Foun--tain.
Good Soda,4 at
J. W. Dysle & Co.,
128 Front Street.
We have sovcrnl great bargains in
second hand wheels. '03, '04 .and '05
wheels at from $80 to $75. If you want
an old'wheel or a now one let us talk
with you. Wo handle the Fowler,
Sterling and Temple lines. Best on the
market. At RodickJHardwaro.Co.
Koewer .4 Richardson
MARIETTA DAILY LEADER
FRIDAY. APRILV24, 1800
Tho funeral of Mrs. Ustncey
Sweenoy, vho diod9 Wednesday, will
occur today from tho residence, 125
Franklin street, and interment will bo
made at Churchtown.
Tho first local game of base ball of
tho season will take place Saturday
between the Lobdell and College
William R. Murphy and Iona
Belle Johnson, of Parkersburg, secured
a marriago license in Probate Court
Thursday and were married by 'Squire
B. E. Guyton.
A son was born Wednesday night
to Mr. and Mrs. Frank Collins, Seventh
Mr. and Mrs. George C. Lehmer, of
Cow Run, were in tho city Thursday,
Thursday afternoon John Wenrel
loft his team standing on upper Front
street near the tannery, when the
horses took fright and ran away,
breaking loose from the wagon.
Mrs. J. h. O'Neal and Mrs. D. M.
Alderman, of Belpre, were In the city
H. S. Tayloi 1b homo from a busi
ness trip to Galllpolis.
A pleasant social danco was giver
at the City Hall last night.
iho new boat Catherine Davis is
tied up to the landing near tho works
of the Marietta Manufacturing Comp
any, from which concern she will re
coivo her machinery. Tho boilers will
bo made by Geo. Strecker & Co.
Jacob Schaffer's dwelling in Fear
ing township, was destroyed by fire
Wednesday afternoon during tho ab
sence of tho family. The loss is part
ly covered by insurance.
Mr. E. Finley "Kltson, of Sisters
vllle, was in tho city Thursday, on his
return home from a trip to Indiana.
Mr. J. L. Carius, of Waterford, re
moved with his family to this city
Thursday and will reside here in fu
ture. Miss Elizabeth Bradenbach, of
Parkersburg, -was in tho city Thurs
day. In Common Pleas Court Thursday
tho petition of Angelina Hupp vs. Dan
iel Hupp, for divorce on tho grounds
of gross neglect and adultery, was filed
by B. E. Guyton, plaintiff's attorney.
E. E. Warren has filed suit in Com
mon Pleas Court against Ella McDon
ald et al to foreclose a mortgage.
The cocoa reception begins this
morning at Otto Bros., Putnam street
Every lady receives a free can of Bak
ers' Cocoa and a beautifully illustrated
book of choice receipts. Young ladies
in cos tu mo will servo tho cocoa free all
day Friday jind Saturday. No pur
chase is necessary.
Mr. L. M. Lucks, proprietor of tho
Exchango sample rooms is treating his
friends to a handsome advertising sou
venir in the shape of a neat baseball
Mr. Sara Plummer was at Parkers
bnrg Thursday on business.
Judgo E. M. Kennedy, ofMcCon
nolsyille, and his brother, Charlos Ken
nedy, of Deavertown, wore in thencity
Thursday. Tho latter is looking for a
location for a drug store.
Mrs. J. McConnell, of Sistersville,
was in Marietta Thursday.
Mr. L. C. Robinson was in tho city
Thursday, enrouto home to Beverly.
Mr. Charles Jones was at Parkers
burg Thursday on a business trip.
An ice-cream social will be giyen
by Mrs. California Hoff for the benefit
of the Willow Spring Chapel Tuesday
evening, April 28th.
Treasurer Lund announces that
matters in his office are in shape to ac
commodate those who wish to pay
their June takes.
Marietta Township High School,
at Sand Hill, will on Friday, the 8th
day of May, celebrate Commencement.
Tho school this year graduates six
scholars, three boys and three girls.
Tho Commencement exercises will oc
cur in tho evening, at the school-building.
Marshal Parlin was out again
Thursday to tho home of Wallace
Ritchie, who is in jail on tho charge of
stealing chickens, and secured a paper
sack full of chicken heads which ho
Mrs. Alice Hogan left yesterday for
Chicago, for a short visit with her
CaptNEd) Picket and family, of
Parkersburg, 'and Misses Mamie and
Ella Flanagan, of Grafton, were in the
city Thursday. f
Harmar Lodgo No. 115, I. 0. 6. F
will attend Oilman Ayenue M. E.
church in a body Sunday morning,
April 20th. All mombei s aro requested
to bo present.
In tho opinion of Bteamboat men,
tho steamer C. C. Martin, recently sunk
in the Kanawha river, cannot be
raised, in which event tho hull will bo
IlncKlen'NArn ca Halve.
Thb Best Salvb Id. the world for
Cuts, BruiseB, Sores, Ulcers, Bait
Rheum, Fever Sores, Tetter, Chapped
Hands, Chilblains, Corns, and all Skin
Eruptions, and positively cures Files
or no pav required. It Is guaranteed' to
give pepect BatlBfactlon,or monejre-
, t "'
IN THE OIL FIELDS.
On5 of tho most important qtrlkes in
tho Marietta field was that made
Thursday at Cutler, west of tho city.
Tho well is. a gcnulno wild-cat aW in
tho Bera sand. Upon being drilled one
foot into tho sand it gushed forth salt
water and oil almost oyer tho derrick;
the gas pressuro being very heavy.
Tankage has been ordered to bo' erect
ed Immediately, aftor which the well
will bo drilled in.
It is located on Mrs. Riley's farm,
part of a 1000-acre tract under lease by
tho Thompson Oil Company, which Is
composed entirely of Toledo railway
men, Adjoining it is a 1000-acre lease
belonging to Tom Riley and N. W
Musgravo and also a 1000-acre lease be
longing to Tom Riley alone.
The opening up of a Berea field at
Cutler places Marietta in the very
center of what is certain to be the pig
gest and most productive field in the
country when fully ' developed. The
value of tho well, oven though it prove
to be not a large producer, is, from a
commercial standpoint, almost inesti-
The lease on 100 acres on tho Jacob
Schilb farm in tho Big Kate field,
owned by Parker & Duke and Deem &
Berry, was sold yesterday by Constable
Fox, in front of the court house on an
order of sale Issued by Justice Jones,
to satisfy a judgment of thoo in fayor
of Judgo McCluer, for legal services.
Tho lease'was purchased byjptto Leh
man for $320.50. We are informed that
tho purchase was made for tbe'ownors,
who believe the lease is a" valuable
Patrick O'Brien, who owns 300 acres
of land about two miles cast of tho
Ogdin well has leased his land for oil
purposes. At least a hundred people
have been after the lease for several
months, but could not como to terms
with him. no would name a price, but
when itVas offered ho would raise it
and the consequence was that no one
could strike a bargain with him. He
was independent, however, and held
out until yesterday, when he leased
It might be stated that he received
what he asked, $3,000 bonus and a big
rental. The deal was closed Thursday
afternoon and the purchaser is Barney
Forest, one of tho big operators in the
Ellenboro,, W. Va., April 22. The
Davis & Scott well at Highland is re
ported dry in the Big Injun sand, but
is to be .drilled to tho Berea grit, pro
vided the land owners will remit one
month's rental and all have agreed.
The Strickler Oil Company com
menced their No. 2 yesterday and will
begin No. 3 on tho old Crawley farm as
soon as machinery is secured.
Barnsdall & Mallory's Hamilton No.
2, on Whisky Run, has a fishing job,
but is making ten barrels a day from
the Big Injun sand, and nothing from
tho Keener. '
Another lucky strike was made on
tho Shingleton farm near Ilebrou, yes
terday, and the well is reported doing
eight barrels an hour in the Cow Run
sand. This is tho third well in this lo
cality and all aro doing about the same
inilhe Cow Run sand. Much drilling
will be done in this section, as but one
dry hole has as yet been drilled in the
Parkersburg,' W. Va., April 22. Hall
& Reece, of Lima, Ohio, got a fine
showing of oil in a red sand in their
well in Wayne county, W. Va., a few
miles north of the Big Sandy river, at
the depth of 1,500 feet. The fluid
found is of a yellowish green cast and
is 85 gravity. Tho strike is a new sand
formation entirely, and does not cor
respond to the well-recognized strata
in any way whatever.
The casinc will be drawn and the
hole abandoned ontho Kennedy farm
adjoining tho Drake well in tho Waver
A well in the Calf Creek field which
was worked for somo time' ns a mys
tery, and is known as the Angus well,
pr ralses to be a good producor.j
Cairo, W. Va., April 22. Two wells
will bo drilled in this week by ,the
Cairo Oil Company, on tho Yockey and
The well on the Leo farm, known as
the Clark well, has struck a good gas
The Henry Oil Company have a fine
block of leases near Cornwallls and
hayo let tho contract for a rig on tho
A report comes here that a dry hole
has been struck on the Henderson
farm near 'Moadyllle, Tyler county,
and also a good well on the same farm.
.From a letter written by Rev. J.
Gunderman, of Dlmondale, Mich., we
are'jiormitted to mako this extract: "I
havo no hesitation in recommending
Dr. King's New Discovery, as tho re
sults were almost marvelous in the case
of my wife. While I was pastor of tho
Baptist Church at Rives Junction sho
was brought down with Pneumonia
succeeding La Grippe. Terrible parox'
ysms of coughing would last for hours
with llttlo interruption and it seemed
as if she could not survive them. A
friend recommended Dr. King's New
discovery: it was quick in its work
and.Tilgnly satisfactory in results,"
Triage bottles reo at'TV; H. Styer's
J)rug Store'" Regujar'sjzo pOcyand f L00.
Probnto Court Sottloments.
Notice la hereby given that the following
Accounts have beeuUod In the Piobato Court
of Washington county, Ohio, ana will bo for
hearing and settlement
TRJDAY, MAY 1GTH, 1S0IV
Hannah E. Froese, deceased, by Jas N. Cas
sidy, Adrar , llnal.
Jane Chambers, deceased, by Jane Boyd,
Exrx . final
Jane Lynch, deceased, by A. H. Benedict.
Catherine McOovern, deceased, by D. 1'.
McHvoy, Admr., nnal
John Mills, 8r deceased, by Juo. Mills, Exr.,
Beuj. MeAtee, deceased, by W. B. McAtee,
M. P. Wells, decoased.'by D. P. Bosworth et
al. Bxrs, latpaiilal.
Jane Jackson, deceased, by George Alban,
Adam Huettner, deceased, by B 'glna Buet
tner, Admrx , llnal.
I'arlter Lewis, deceased, by J. M. Lewis and
M. E Lewis, Admrs., Cth partial.
Sarah O. Browning, deceased, by Emcllno
Brown. Exr., final
J. Vernon Stone, minor, by Geo. Alban,
Gdn, final. .
Mary C. Whiting, minor, by Wi H. Leeper.
Win. Morganstern, Imb , by Jacob Young,
Gdn , oth partial.
Jno and Annn. fVTTprrln. mlnnrn. Yiv .Tna
Amann, Gdn , llnal.
Martin Powell, Insane, by Jacob Martin,
Gdn , 2d partial.
Harry D Fleming, minor, by Dougald Shaw,
Gdn. Un partial.
Lulu F. Hall, minor, by Levi Hall, Gdn., 1st
Idella May Bracken, minor, by D. N Camp
vcu, uuu , i&b partial.
Exceptions may ba filed to any of tho above
Accounts before said hearing day.
D. K HOOD, Probate Judge.
Daniel A. Hupp, whose place of residence Is
unknown, but Is supposed to be In Jackson
county. West Virginia, will take notices that
on the 23d day of April. A. D. 1800, Mary Hupp
Hied a petition In the Court of "Common Pleas
of Washington County, Ohio, (being case No.
8?807) against said Daniel Hupp. Tho prayer
of said petition Is for a divorce from said
Daniel llupn on the grounds of gross neglect of
duty, and adultery with one Mary Hupp. De
fendant Is required to answer in said case not
later than June 6th, 1S90, or said divorce will
be granted. i
B. E Guyiov, attorney.
April 2H11-U weeks.
REAL ESTATE FOR SALE. '
Geo. B. Sunderland, 233 Second Street,
Opposite Union Depot.
7 Houses on Front street 51,250, 1,700,
1,BUU, y.UUU, M.6UU, B.UUU.
Second street SI, 700, 2,000.
12 Room House below Butler street
Third street, 0 Houses, $1,000, 1,200,
1,500, 1.S00, 2,000, 3,000.
Fourth street $1,000, 1,800,2,300, 5,000.
Fifth street $800, 3,000, 3,000.
Sixth street $1,800, 2,000, 2,500.
Warren street $700, 800, 900, 1,100, 2,000
1 Fine Brick House, $4,200, lot .180 by
11 Good Houses on Wost Side, from
$700 to 3,000.-
5 Vacant lots on Front street, $450 to
5 Lots on Eighth and Washington,
$300 to 400,
2 Lots on Warren and Eighth, $300 to
50 Lots for sale on Weekly or Month
50 Lots for sale" in tho Ohio Valley
11 Houses near Boiler Works at a
3 Three-story business houses on
Front street at bargains.
1 Fine Lot on Front street below
1 Fine Lot on Scammel street above
Geo. B. Sunderland, Marietta, O.
W. P. MASON,
Colonial Building, Marietta, Ohio.
Surveys and Construction; Railways,
Bridges, Foundations, SEWF.nAGE.
07DR. Wt M. HART, DENTIST. Office 12
Putnam St., between Front and Second.
37Dn. E. P. EDDy, Dentist. Office 804
Front street, opposite Soldiers Monument.
t"DR. GALLAGHER Diseases of the eyo
and fitting of glasses. Law Building Putnam
MILLINERY OPENING.-Miss A. B,
Henning will have a Summer display of Pat
tern Hats Thursday and Friday, April 23 and
FOR SALE A good horse and express
wagon at a bargain. Will sell one or both.
Call on or address Fred Moser, 520 Cth street.
Apr 10 1-wk
0TPOR SALE. A first class building lot
40x180 located on Third St. between Washing
ton and Warren Sts. Enquire at 11054 Put
tFOR SALE. Entire east half of Blork
13, West Side Marietta, 100 feet on Knox St.,
120 on Franklin, and 120 on Pearl St. Will sell
as a whole or lu lots to suit. Inquire of Dr. S.
M. Hart, Wittlig building, Front street.
HEADQUARTERS FOR FRUITS.
We will from now on handle one car-load of
Bananas each week. Port Llmoni Bananas,
the llnest and best flavored Bananas in the
market. Special prices by the bunch. Call at
Peter Mack's Fruit store., Putnam street,
Marietta, Ohio. Telephone 179.
tyrOR 8ALE. Boarding house, 18 Rooms,
corner of Third and Ohio Sts. Easy terms.
College property on Fifth St, opposite Mound
Cemetery. 120 by 230 feet, one of the nicest lo
cations in the city.
Almost any kind of property for sale, in the
city or country. Warp & Stone,
2 5 Second Street.
FOR SALE A business blocck on Front
street, below Butler, Jtt.000, A business front
age on Greene street, near Front. A a room
house on Fourth, above Washington, ?2,000.
Several of the finest building lots in the city,
at (760, $1000, and 11,200, on good terms. An 8
room brick residence on Fourth street with
full city lot: J3,E00. Good building lots on
Seventh and Eighth streets, $250. and 1 300, on
easy terms. House and lpt on Third street,
near Warren, Jl.5.0.
l J. A 1'LUMF.H & SON,
Corner Putnam and Second.
On account of the G. A. R. Encampment at
Columbus, O., May 13-10, the C, & M. Ky will
sell excursion tickets from coupon stations to
Columbus and roturn at one f are.for the round
Ltrlp. Tickets will be sold and good going only
on May 13 and 18, and not good returning after
May loth, 1898.
On account of the Methodist E
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May 1st to Slst, the O. & M. Ity. will sell tickets
r,k t. rt- , n .. ... iiAAfH.i Vt
from all ticket stations to Cleveland. O., at
rate tit one fare tor the -round trip. Tickets
will be sold and good going only on April 29tb
and.aeth,.May 1st ana 1Kb, and not good re
turning after five days fro update of s&Je.
Avoid the hurry and, worry, the wear and tear
of life as far as you can. Buy your Wrappers
All the new ideas in Collars and Ties.
S. R. TURNER & CO.
Tis Neat and Comfortable !
This store is Headquarters for Shirt Waists, and Wrappers. Got
a royal stock for you to select from. The best is never too good for
our public, and we've got the best of each kind, and nearly all other
Good Time to Buy Now!
The Detachbles and Non-Detachable Shirtwaists from 50c to $1.50,
and a Lovely Line of the Misses Shirt Waist.
N. B. Beginning with tins issue, we will give away to the person
or persons presenting this Coupon at our Store, one of the Standard
Patterns described in the Coupon below.
172 FRONT STREET.
jSTo. 1. COUPON" No. 1
Upon the purchase of
dollar or more and the
you will bo entitled to
Pattern No. 2057 for Mav.
V Von o T?can
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Wall Paper Cleaner!
A perfect compound for cleaning Wall Paper,
Kalsomine and Frescoes. Removes all
smoke, dust, etc., and makes the
paper bright as new. Con-
. tains no Poison.
Sold Only at
Putnam Street Drug Store.
- STYER'S BRANCH.
Is our stock of Mantels and Tile.
Also Fireplace Trimmings.
We have now the most complete
line in this part of Ohio. Just call in
and see, and let us show you our
line and quote prices.
H. A. Wagner & Bro.s 404 Third st
ready to wear. We show the
from 50 cents up; all sizes
from 32 to 44 inch bust.
Good material, good work
manship, good style--Come
and see them.
Take a look through our
The best 50 cent waist, the
best 75 cent waist, the best
dollar waist and the best
values in the finer goods.
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goods to tho amount of one
presentation of this courox
our standard Shirt Waist
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