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The New Yost.
WAT.TF.tt & OUItTSS,
Physicians and Surgeonti.
Office and realdenco, on Second street, threo
doors abovo tho Court. honeo, Marietta, Ohio.
International Congress Begins
Its Session in Washington.
STANLEY. W. A
O M. D., 0. D. 3., Physician and Surgeon,
Homeopathic. Office and residence corner Har
mar and Lancaster Sts.
Caused by tho severe unseasonable
weather last month, which mado dull
trado'in tho East. As a consequence,
prices woro cut down on some goods
bolow cost of production. Wo have se
cured some wonderful Bargains for our
customers, for a few days only, as they
will bo snapped up quick.
Best prints in light, medium nnd
dark colors, at 4c a yard. Regular
prices 5Hc to OKc.
Good extra quality 4-4 Brown Muslin
at 3Jc and 4K. Has been 5 and Cc a
Best 4-4 Brown Muslin at 4Jfc Re
duced from OJc.
2000 yards 4-4 wide. Bleached Muslin
at OJfc. Reduced from 8c, 0c nnd 10c.
Such brands as Lonsdale, Fruits. For
estdalc, Clean Sweep, &c.
GINGHAMS. Hero is where tho
Deepest Cuts are made.
One case Lancaster Ginghams at 4c
One case Renfrew Ginghams at Be a
yard. Reduced from 8c.
One case Fine Zephyr Ginghams at
8X n yard. Worth 15c a yard.
SILKS, for Dresses, Waists and Trim
mings at 10c, 25c, 35c, 4Sc, 05c, 75c and
9Sc. Great Reductions.
As fine stock and nicely made Shirt
Waists at 4Sc, C'Jc, 89e to $1.23, as shown
any whevo else for much higher prices.
How are these prices for Low?
Boys' Knee Rants at 12tfe, lSe to 25c;
worth 23 to 50c.
Boys' Knee Suits at 73c, OSc to $1.75;
have been $1.23 to $2.30.
Men's all wool Cassimere Pants at
52.4S; worth 53.50.
Men's wool Kersey Rants at $1.25;
have been $2.50.
Men's Suits at S3.4S and S4.4S, are
the greatest value ever offered in the
Stock full of new goods, now open
for your inspection.
xMen's Shirts at 15c, ISc and 25c, a
full yoke shirt. Regular price 4Sc.
Some Bargains at !J"ie and 45c
A good closed top seamless sock for
5c a pair. Will sell anywhere for 3
pair for 23j. Boys' socks for 1 cent a
Gold and Silver Belts at 25c and 4Sc.
Regular prices 85 and 75c.
House furnishing goods at 'away
down prices. Mattings at 10c, 12Kc,
15c to 25c a yd. The cheapest in the
city. Carpets at 10c, 15c and 33c. A.U
wool Ingrain at 45c, 50c and..55c.
Lace Curtains, one number in quality,
0 patterns, at 89c a pair. Large size,
fine goods, worth SI. 75. Curtain poles,
window shades, portiera and draperies
at very low prices.
Eight day alarm clocks at $2.75. Re
gular price, $5 00.
Wall paper at lc, 3c, 3c and 5c a bolt.
The lowest prices ever reached nny-
where. Every bolt of our paper guar
anteed standard goods in quality and
CHINA WARE Some prices that
beat the lowest competition. New
goods, new stylo and new prices.
SOMETHING TO EAT. We can
make the lowest prices in the beat and
Boston baked beans, pork and tomato
sauce. Our price, 5c a can. Why pay
10c for tho same identical goods. We
are always the lowest. Got our prices
on any goods and we will discount
Ohio and New York cream cheese at
lie and 13ca pound.
Choice Silver Prunes at 8c. The
Choicest Blue Ribbon Oldster.
Large Ratsens 3 pounds for 25c; were
15c per pound.
The best Coffee in the city for 29c
Tho Rolston Health Club Breakfast
Food, the best and healthiest food over
made, two packages for 25c.
Hundreds of other Bargains now
made in our Departments.
Come now. Don't wait Bargains
aro going at
169 Front St. Marietta. 0
Ex-Scnator Edmunds, of Vermont,
Chosen Permanent Chairman.
Object of tho Convention to rromoto the
Principles of Arbitration Between Nn
tluna In International Disputes Lot- ,
tera From Fuller mill Cnrneglu.
Washington, April 23. Tho interna
tional arbitration congress which be
gan a two days' session in Motzerot hall
in this city Wednesday was a distin
guished gathering of prominent men
from all parts of tho country. Mr.
Gardiner G. Hubbard called tho con
vention to ordor and introduced Hon.
John W. Foster, ox-secretary of state,
as temporary chairman.
Ex-Scnator Edmunds, of Vermont,
was chosen permanent presiding oDl
cer. lib made a brief speech in which
ho said that the United States had tho
least reason of any great nation, in a
mero selfish sense, to wish for arbitra
tion. It was strong enough in any but
the most absurd cause to defend itself,
to promote its policies and to carry
on war, but its very strength impels
it to be backward.
Tho convention had met to aid and
promote the intere'sts of the govern
ment to practice tho principle of arbi
tration and finally all other na
tions might follow their example.
Tho time must ooriio when tho
armies of the world, liko that
of tho United States would be a mero
police body. The time would come
when armies for nggresslvo purposes
would bo dissolved and tho angel of
peace would blow the trumpet over all
A lottcr from Chief Justice Fuller,
who was unable to attend, wns read,
lie expressed his sympathy with the
object of the meeting.
A letter was also read from Andrew
Carnegie, of Pittsburgh, stating that he
was unable to attend, but asking to
have his name associated with those
who fa orcd arbitration and enclosing
a check for SI, 000 to bo used for any
purpose the convention saw fit.
On motion of Mr. Dodge, of Now
York, a committee of 15 was appointed
on resolutions and a committee of five
on the order of business.
Searching for IIU Wife. ,
South Bkxd, Ind., April 23. William
B. Dygert, of Elkhart, has been here
searching for his wife, whom ho mar
ried seven weeks ago. They came to
this city, spending tlu night in one of
tho depots. Malting the excuse that
she dosiicd to visit some friends, she
left him and lias not retnrned. She
was seen to take a train for .Michigan.
She was formerly Miss Cora Brant, of
this city. I
School Superintendent ltcslgns.
Vv.nv, Ind., April -SI Prof. W. R. J.
Stratford, superintendent of the Peru
public schools, has handed the trustees
his resignation, to talce effect July 1.
Tho cause of the step is said to be de
lay on the part of the board in elect
ing a superintcnt for the coming year.
Prof. Stratford has controlled tho city
schools for four years.
The Louisiana Klcctlon.
New Onr.KANS, April 23. At mid
night the chairman of the democratic
committee authorizes tho following:
Tho estimate of the democratic major
ity outside of New Orleans is 30,000 to
35,000. Foster's majority in New Or
leans is a little over 0,000. Tho legisla
ture is reliably democratic in both
McKInley Delegates Selected.
Norfolk, Neb., April 23. The repub
licans of the Third congressional dis
trict Wednesday night selected J. T.
Dressier, of Wayne, and J. C. Martin,
of Clarks, delegates to tho national
convention at St. Louis. Strong reso
lutions favoring McKinley for presi
dent were passed.
President Frfteilinun Attacks a Reporter.
New York, April 23. President An
drew Freedman. of tho Now York Base
ball club, met Ed Ilursl, a baseball re
porter, at tho conclusion of the game
Wednesday and struck him in tho face
on account of Hurst, it is alleged, hav
ing distorted tho facts in reporting
several baseball names.
Heavy Canuouatllng Outside Havana.
Key West, Fla., April 23. Passen
ger by the steamer Mascottee Wednes
day night reported heavy cannonading
heard outside of Havana Wednesday
and also that numerous bands of insur
gents are coming from tho eastern part
of tho island toward Pinar del Rio
Ills Expenses Were One Dollar.
Columbus, O., April 23. W. S. Kerr,
a candidate for congress in the Fif
teenth district, filed his statement of
expenses in securing the nomination
with the secretary of state Thursday
under the now Garfield law. Ho makes
oath that his expenses were, only SI.
Trouble in St. James Parish.
New Ohleans, April 23. There has
been troublo reported in La Place, in
St. James parish, where tho Negroes
had taken possession of tho boxes.
Battery B, Louisiana Field artillery,
arrived there at 4 p. m., and everything
is now quiet.
Murder and Suicide.
Cihcaoo, April 22. James K. Cul-
bcrtson, of this city, formerly of Cham-
bersburg, Pa., killed a woman -named
Lily McCormick, his mistress, at No. 89
Church streot, Wednesday night, and
then shot himself. Ho can not live
Premature Explosion of Dynamite.
Portsmouth, O , April 23. Peter
Evendall was blown up Thursday
morning by a premature explosion of
dynamite used at the new ball park.
His left arm -was shattered, and he will
lose an eye.
National Leacue Games Wednesday.
Cincinnati 7, Cleveland r Baltimore 9, Bos
ton li St Louis 4. Chicago 9; New York 3,
Pblladelpela 14; Pittsburgh 6, Louisville 3;
Wasblocton e. Brooklyn 13.
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The largest piece ,of bod
tobacco ever -sold fono cents
The 5 cent piece is nearly as
large as you get of pfher
mgh grades for to cents
We place on Sale this week:
300 Pairs Men's Moleskin Pants,
worth 75c, at - - 3 8 C.
400 Pairs Cotton, Worsted and
Jeans, worth 90c, at - QOc
200 Pairs all wool Cheviots, Cassi
merer; and Hair Lines, worth
$2.75, at - - 1.75,
200 Pairs all wool Clay Worsted,
Black, color and fit guaranteed,
ranging from $3 to $5, values
well-known to everybody, for this
sale at a price that must make
them go - - ft,2.38',
We have a very good laundered -shirt
that we are offering at an
exceptionally low price. It is eas
ily worth 65 cents, for this week
only for - - - 35c.
We defy any competitor to match our
prices in any class of goods in our
Call in and see us, "the originators of
Tho Leading Clothiers of Southeastern Ohio,
Freedman Brcs., Props. Front St. and B. R. Crossing.
Excursion to Cincinnati-
The n.&O.S-W. By. will onAmil 2Cthrnn
special train to Cincinnati, selling tickets at
rate oi (z.tv tor mo rouna trip, account xyj.se
Ball games on inn SCth and 27th, between the
Chicago and Cincinnati Clubs.
Home Seekers' Eccurslon.
The Baltimore & Ohio Southwestern Railway
will on April 7th and i 8t, and May Mb, sell
Home Keekers' Excursion TlcKots, at rate of
one fare plus two dollars for round trip, to
points West, South South-east and East.
al C. C.
Republican National Convention at
St. Louis Juno 16th, 1808.
Tho T. & O. 0. Extension R, R. will sell
tickets for this occasion, one fare f o'r the round
trip, (limit announced later,, This route Is
the shortest between Marietta and St. Louis,
with tho following schedule of time: Leaving
Marietta :oo a. m., arrive at uotnmous z.zo p.
m.; leave Columbus via Pennsylvania Lines
8:00 p. m.. arrive St. Louis 7:00 a. m.
parlor Car to Columbus and Pullman Draw
ing Room and Sleeping Cars, Columbus to St.
Best for Speed and Results.
SEE IT AT THE LEADER OFEICE
Fine Picture Frames
Ofall Muds. The finest line of
Mouldings and Pictures in the
city to select from.
Everett, Harvard and Martin
Pianos. Olough & Warren
and Waterloo Organs.
Prices the Lowest. Wo always
take pleasure in showing
" our goods.
Schneider & Breuninger,
256 Front St., Marietta, Ohio.
Don't forget that we are repre
senting "WANAMAKER & BROWN,"
The "RASCH BROOKS CO.,"
for fine Tailoring. We also have
- M our stock a full line of
The "DIAMOND PANTS CO'S"
fine Pants, Overalls, Shirts, etc.
Please call and see us.
A. .0. Browii & Co.,
220 Front Street.
Livery, Feed and
COR. THIRD AND OQUROa STREET
Horses fcopt by tne Day, WooS or flonto,
Prompt Attention Qlvon to Funerals.
Carriage enn bo ordorcd to and from all
trains to all parts of tho city. Or
ders by tolophono will receive
MARIETTA - - - OHIO
and from this on wo will
glvo 100 engraved CaU
inc Cards and nlate for
In from this on. No lady in Mariatte
need be without nice cards,
price now is as cheap as print
ed cards." Engrayed cards nev
er go out of style. What was
gain in cards
is good stvlo for
all time. You can
secure this bar-
Q'f The Marietta Book Store,
177 Front Street,
not, only to-day but
In everything else we carry a fine line
Pine Buggies, Ladies' Phaetons, Sur-
les and Oil Men's Euckboard, Etc.
'We have in stock tho finest assort
ments of high grade work ever offered
in Marietta. We visited the factorv
whero these goods aro mado and wo do
not liesitato to recommend them very
highly to our friends. Wo buy 'by tho
car-load and got the yery lowest prices.
They woro all made before January 1st,
1800, therefore aro thoroughly dry.
We handle a buggy made especially
for farmers' use, strong and durable.
Call at 515 Fourth street
F. H. Button $ Son.
MASON & MILLS,
Second St opp. Union Depot
Neat Stylish Work. Satin
Tonsorial Art Palace.
Citizens fat. Bank Buiding.
Finest outflt in the city.
Four chairs, and all conveniences.
Ladles' Halr-cuttlng and Shampooing a
CONRAD BAUM Proprietor1.
J. L Mm
CIIAM.ES W. niCHAEDS,
Attornoy at Law,
Office on Futnam. stroot,
-L Attornoy at taw,
Olflco in Law Uulldlnjr, Marietta, O.
FJ. CUTTER, '
Attornoy at Law and Hotary Public
Office on Second Stroot, oppoelto Union Dopot.
Attorney and Counselor at Law.
Room 8 Mills Block, Comer Putnam and
Socond streets. Notary Public. .
LOOMI8 W. B.
Attorney at Law,
(Jfflco East cor. Front and Putnam. Marietta.
Real Estate and Loan Agtrat,
aocond St., opp. Union Depot. Marietta, O '
It. O. TV. EDDY.
Office, No. 304 Front Street.
Ormoslto Soldiers' Monument. Residence No.
SIS ifeurth Streot. Telenhono connection.
JOHN A. HAMILTON n. V. KRAFT
HAMILTON & KRAFT,
Office room, 1 Mills Building, Cor. Putnam
and Socond ntroeta.
-VTYE A FOLLETT,
Attorneys At Law.
Offlco In Law Building. Marietta, O.
. Attornoy at Law,
Offlco In Law Building. Marlotta, O.
Attorney at Lair.
Ovei Leader Office. Cor. Front and Putnam
MD. FOLLKTT now Law Offices, over
. Citizens Bank. Entrance, Second St.
Underwood & ludey,
Attorneys At Law.
Corner Second and Putnam Streets
Room No. 8, Marietta, Ohio.
Real Estate and Loans.
RnT.Ti TTTMi"iP"CJ r.tTADAMTco
ACTUAL C0SI LESS THAN SI.Z5 PEE CljiV
J. 'W. xdysle" & CO.,
Successors to "Tho Buell Drug Co."
Wholesale and Retail Druggists
128 Front Streat, - 'Marietta, Ohio
Engine For Safe!
Small 1-2 to I H. P. Steam
Engine suitable for running
Fans or any light work. Price
Third and Butler Sts. Marietta, O.
A large assortment in stock.
Keys fitted by an expert lock
. Machine Shop,
Successor to D. P. Adams.
DO YOU EAT BREAD?
Jaoob Pfaff's Is unexcelled, as are
also his Cakes and Ices. 'Finest
Neapolitan Ice Cream that can be
made. Particular and personal at,
tentlon given to serving parties-
receptions, weddings of public dln
ne;8. JACOB PFAFF,
' Putnam St.
A. J. RICHARDS,
Nest door to First Nat'l Bank,
FEONT ST. MARIETTA, O
Personal attention given to com
pounding of Prescriptions.
GIO. BTttEWUSa IlKWlY STRECKIB
GEO. STRECKER & CO.,
wniUi?.nMrs,& Marine, Stationary and Oil
Tuhiva.211 2,anH8' Smoke Stacks and
Tube Kxpanders. Special 'attention given to
aAln.g.?01iers ,n tUB flelda. We employ
none, but the best mechanics In this line.
Give us a trial we know we can pleasoyou.
Offlce and works on West Side. y'0eH "u
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