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Frldny, 'February 18, 101
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Tho public schools havo been
closed Inilcnnltcly by action of the
school board to prevent the spread
at diphtheria. Mr. Dyer of Woodvlllo
vho has been teaching In the stead
Ot Mr. Cary, who Is In 111 health, re
turned to his homo Wednesday and
&Mss Mary Braddock, tho principal,
returned to her homo In Frcdertck
(ovrn last evening.
Mr. Levi Starna and Mr. David
Oorsuclj aro reported better at this
writing. Doth havo been suffering
Tho funeral of Mrs. A. L. Blue was
faeld at Dladensburg last Monday,
conducted by Rev. A. C. Corfman In
do Presbyterian church, In tho prcs-
oco of a largo concourso of people.
Mr. A. L. Dlue's son, of Mexico.
tras called home to attend tho tuncr-
fcl ot his mother.
Tho deepest snow for fifty years
Cell Wednesday night In this locality.
censuring sixteen Inches.
Tho revival meetings that were
BtUnlng In Interest at tho Epworth
M. B. church were closed Wednesday
evening to safeguard tho public
against tho spread of diphtheria.
Mrs. Flora McGough 13 reported
gradually growing weaker. No hope
of her recovery Is cntortalncd.
Mrs. Lorena Donc'illct, who has
been 111 with pneumonia, Is convalescent.
Mrs. Lewis White Is confined to
her bed nil of the time. Her alllic
Uon3 nro very palnfill.
Mr. Oscar Purely Is doing n rush
ing business In his general supply
Miss Edna Dennett gave a party to
ho seniors of the high school nnil
ft few of her friends last Saturday
evening. A dainty threo-couiso sup
per was served,
Tho Ladles' Aid society will hold
'ft sale of eatables at Vernon's tncut
market Saturdny at 2 p. m.
Mr. II. C. Wright, who has been
Ick for a week, Is reported to bo no
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Pronchlng nt Deulah nt 10:30 Sun
day morning, Feb. 20.
Mrs. Columbus Hurd Is tho guest
Ot relatives hero.
Mr. J. M. Condon will movo to Mt.
Vernon In tho near future.
Bupt. McManla of tho Knox county
laurmury, was In Contcrburg Sutur
day on business.
Mrs. John A. Miller Is dangerously
111 ut this writing.
Mrs. William Underwood nnd chil
dren ot Sparta, woro tho gucstB of Mr.
juid Mra. Chos. II. McClelland re
Kutly. Mr. Fred W. Cnrry waa In Mt. Gil
Mr. Clinton Wurman Is moving to
tho Jospli Morton farm on tho Klnnoy
Mr. N. It. Proper was tho gueat of
relatives Saturday and Sunday.
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Tho funeral of Mra. Laura llluo or
Gambler, formerly or this place, was
'bold at tho Proabytorlun church, horo,
Holiday. Interment In tho IIIudoiiB-
Mr. nntl MrH. Henry Hlco spent Fri
day night and Saturday ut tho homo
f their daughter, Mra. Ueuel Van
VInhlo or Now Gullforu,
Opal Mercer wna the guest of MIhh
Rita Cruinrlno, Sunday,
Itonla lliirkholdor nnd wlfo of Mnr
tlnsburg upont Saturday with tlto hit
M. C, Cummins of Lancaster Is vis
iting ut hla homo hero.
Mesara. John W'oiro and Oliver Farm
er nnd th MIhsos Goldlo Morgan and
Kiln Cruinrlno attended tlio Fanners'
Institute of Esto, Inst week.
Hugh UughoH of Murtnisburg railed
on his daughter. Mrs. T. J. Portorllohl
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Mrs. Elizabeth llurcli nnd Mra. Kiln
Nichols visited Mra. Martha MclCov
Of UladonBburg, Irlduy.
Mr, mid Mra. Ueo. Sholtz of Pino
Bluff spent Friday with Clark School
er and family.
Mr, nnd Mrs. Bon Johns of Martins
burg vlsltd Geo. Hurrls and family,
Mr. nnd Mrs. O. 0. Tnylor of Bind
naburg, nnd Mr. nnd Mra. Percy
Donahey woro pleasantly antortntnod
nt tho homo of Mr, nnd Mra. John
Mr. 0. a, Tnylor nnd wlfo of Bind
onaburg apont Saturday night with
Mr. nnd Mrs. John Taylor.
Ilov, Joseph jtfoyora of Now dill
tord will preach at tho ML Zlon
church Saturday night, Fob, 20. Ev
Mra. Varthn McKco nnd Mlna Oer
tha Nlcholls ot Bladensburg, epeut
$1.25 Petticoats, 89c
: Good quality nenrsllk petticoat In
; grey, green, rose, navy, lavender, copen-
S hngen nnd red;jl deep embroidered
Ilounce; regular $1.23 skirts; this talo
: 12V2C Huck Towel, 9c
100 dozen heavy, hemmed Huck
I towels 18x34 fancy borders; nn oxcel-
lent 12 x-2c valuo; this sale, each
; Only six to a customer.
$4 and $5 Shirt Waist3, $2.59
Our Extraordinary Bargain Giving Event
Commences Thursday, Feb. 1 7th Ends . J: aturday, Feb. 26th
Our, buyers who are now in New York have ordered us to prepare for the largest stock of spring
and summer merchandise we have ever had. In preparation for this immense stock we have de
cided on absolute clearance of all winter goods, broken assortments, odd lots, etc., and to accom
plish this quickly we have resorted to the keenest price cutting for these ten days. It is a sav
ing opportunity you can't afford to miss. The goods are dependable, the offerings timely, and
the values unequalled, as a single glance at the prices will reveal. Read each item carefully then
come and see every statement verified. fjOBBDQanrit!lliI3irT::r. '' ' ' i '
A special lot of silk and not waists In
shades of pink, green, tan, white, bluo,
black, navy and ecru; only ono of a kind
sold for $4.00 and JG.OO; choice, this salo
75c Calico Wrappers, 59c
Well made nnd finished calico
wrnppors in groy, black, bluo and red;
regular 7Cc value; this sale
Dress Goods and Silks
8ECO SILKS, 25c White, rose, blue, pink, Co
S ponhagen, tan, peach', heliotrope, reseda, otc, In both
plain and embroidered; best 35c quality;
S per yard 25c
S DRESS GOODS, 69c A special purchaso of
spring weight dress fabrics In plain nnd shadow
stripes; materials nro chovlot, pannmu, prunclin, pop
; lln, batiste, serge; many colors to select from; $1.00
; values, per yard 09c
i DRESS GOODS, 372c These goods come In
mohair, honrlottn, aergo, prunella, enshmero, etc.,
shndes of green, black, brown nnd blue; all regular
COc values; this salo 37c
WOOL CHALLIES, 25c 28-Inch wool challiea
for waists and kimonos; pretty lino of colors In bor
der nnd all-over designs; regular price, 39c;
this salo 25c
36-1 NCH SILKS, 87c 3G-lnch heavy black silks
In taffeta, messnllne, penu do solo and satin finish;
regular $1.00 nnd $1.25 silks; n special purchase;
pur yard ." 87c
Wash Goods and Domestics Underpriced
PERCALES, 5c 32-Inch percales In black and
blue patterns; regular 10c quality; this salo 5c
DRESS GINGHAM, 6c Good weight dress
gingham In seersucker stripes; fine for skirts, waists,
petticoats, etc.; 10c quality this sale 6c
91.95 BLANKET, $1.29 Heavy fleeced cotton
blanket full 12-4 size; fnncy borders; a splendid $1.95
value; this salo $1.29
85c BLANKET, 55c Good weight and size cot
ton fleeced blanket both grey and white; fancy bor
ders; 85c blanket this sale, par 55c
8c MUSLIN, 6c 36-inch full bleached muslin
heavy weight, closo weave; our regular 8c quality;
this sale, per yard 6c
FLANNELETTE, 7c Dark and light colors In
best 12lc and 15c flannelettes, beautiful colors nnd
qualities for this sale, 7c
50c Underwear, 370
Men's, ladles' nnd children's under
wear, both pants nnd vests but, broken
sizes; winter weights, all t)0c garments;
$1.50 Shirt Waists, 95c
Embroidered and tucked patterns in
ladles' neat tailored waists; lino mater
ial; separate collar; regular $1.50 waists
for, this salo '
All Remnant3, Off
Theso remnants include almost ov
ery department nnd besides our already
rcduceu remnant price wb will give you
$1.00 and $1.50 Kid Gloves, 89c
Ono lot of kid gloves; broken sizes,
some sllghtiy boiled; nearly all colors;
sold for $1.00 nnd $1.50; while they last
25c and 35c Corset Cover
25c and 35c corsot cover embroider
ed in pretty designs; good edges and lino
quality; for this salo, per ynrd
$1.50 Corsets, $1.00
A special lot of good stylo, well
boned batlsto corsets; hoso supporters
attached; in "Amorlcnn Lady" and "Itoy
nl Worcester" models; our regular $1.50
corsets, thla salo
$1.00 Corsets, 75c
Ono lot Itoyal Worcester Corsets In
various shaped modls, batlsto material
nnd hoso aupportora attached; regular
$1.00 corsets, this salo, each
25c Cashmere Glove, 18c
Absolute Clearance Coats, Furs and Suits Prices That
Can't Be Equalled
89c Muslin Gowns, 65c
BROKEN LOT FURS, ONE-HALF OFF A broken
assortment of scarfs nnd muffs in cony nnd marten fur rang
ing in prlco from $2.00 to $3.50;
to closo out at Just One-Half Off
COATS, $2.49 Ono lot misses' nndladles' coats In cov.
ert, navy, red, brown and black; mostly $7.00 to $10.00 val
ues, but Bomo higher; last ycar'a atyles; cholco $2.49
CHILDREN'S COATS, ONE-HALF OFF Children's
coats In nil colors and materials such as bearskin, broad
cloth, cheviot, kersey and fanclea In full lino alzos; ranging
in prlco from $2.00 to $12.00; this salo One-Half Off
LADIES SUITS, $15.00 Wo still havo n fow of those
fashionable ladles' suits In nll'tho late weaves and colors;
regular prlco Is fiom $30.00 to $45.00; to closo out at. .$15.00
SILK PETTICOATS, $2.79 A wonderful saving In
silk petticoats, both embroidered and tucked styles, full cut
In black and colors; regular $4.00 and $5.00 skirts;
this sale $2.79
$10.00 Ladles' Coats $ 5.00
$12.50 Ladles' Coats 6.25
$15.00 Ladies' Coats 7.50
$20.00 Ladles' Coats '. '. 10.00
$25.00 Ladles' Coats .' 12.50
Fine quality Cashmoro glovo in
brown, navy, red and groy, fancy allk
lining; 25c value, UiIb Balo
$4.00 Eugs, $2.29
3CxG3 heavy pjlo velvet rugs In beau
tiful colors and designs; eight different
patterns to solcct from; sold nt $4.00;
Good quality muslin gown daintily I X
trimmed with embroidery, insertion and ; J
edge; long sleeves and full cut; n good ! 9
valuo at 89c, but this salo 9
50c Corset Covers, 39c : $
A splendid showing of fine cambric ; 9
corset covers; substantial and dainty, S ($
too; both lace and embroidered patterns ; Ql
in many styles; regular 50c valuo A
39c : a
$2.50 and $3.00 Kimonos, $1.75 :
One lot of kimonos In Persian pat- 5
terns; satin1 trimmed; materials aro cot- J
ton crepe and flannelette; sold for $2.50
nnd $3.00; while they last I
Thursday with Mr. nnd Mrs. Virgil
Mr. Geo. Runisoy nnd family of
Howard were tho guests of Mr. nnd
Mra. Martin Aahcraft Sunday.
.J. MOItOAN CHNTHK I
Mr. nnd Mis. Walter Clutter nro
the parents of a baby girl.
Mr. Isnac Mlllor bought n lino cow
of John H. Arrlngton Monday.
Mr. nnd Mra. Kd llnya spent Satur
day nnd Sunday nt Ftodrlcktown at
tending tho fanners' Institute inulvls
Hon L. Bell had n public snlo last
Thuriiday, Fell. 17.
The trustees met last Monday nt
I p. m. nnd will moot again nt 1:00
o'clock March 7.
Tho township hull hna been piped
Tor gas tho work bolng dono by Kd
Clnronro Farmer has moved from
Sidney llell'a farm to John Mcdlln's
larin, east of Mai tlnsburg.
Tho school hoard met Monday
Ilex Dall, residing south of hero, has
Colomnn Williams la confined to his
bed by rheumatism.
Tho directors ot tho Sugar Crook
Oil and Gna company mot on Mon
dny and doclared a 2' per cent,
dividend' pnyablo March 1. Stock
books to clo8o from Feb. 25 to March
J Society j
KIIjIjHO IX WKKOK
WllkoBbnrro, Pa., Feb. 17. Con
ductor Poshn nnd Flngman Dennett
were killed today in a Lehigh Vnlloj
fi eight wreck near horo.
Washington, D. C. Fob. 17. Sec
rotary llallliigor today niado n tem
porary withdrawal of landa from puo.
lie domain, ltnolvlng over two mil
lion ncrca, reserved from coal nntry
AH hSKI Hi EikII r
(By REV. OZRO R. NEWCOMD)
Martlnoburo Tho smallpox acarc.
la n thing ot tho past nnd wo nro con
fidently looking forward to rousing,
wide uwulto meetings Fob. 27th to
March Cth, uudor th leadership of tho
Kov. Geo. W. Drown of 'anesvlllo. Wo
havo tho promlso of n union choir,
nnd tho good music wo havo 100 Win
ona Hymnals and tho Btorooptlcon
will nftord unusunl attractions. Mr.
Drown la n speaker ot exceptional
Bladenaburrj Tho educational value
ot I'rof. Kilos' lecture on Pure Water
last Sunday ovenlng was appreciated
by a full house. Dlndonsburg la rath
or (lifllcuH of nccosa from tho railroad
and ii good lecture, combining the
qunUtlos of Instruction and outortain-
munt, la especially enjoyed by nil.
Tho mission atudy class will meet
Tuesday ovonlng, Fob. 22nd, and ro
sumo Its study ot tho Molintumcdan
world. The clinptor for tho evening,
"The llollglon of IbIiuii," is ono of the
most intaroatlng In tho book,
Millwood After being twlco dlanp
pointed in fiillllllng nla appointment,
tho pastor hopes to bo In ills placo In
tho Millwood Preabytorlan church
Sunday morning, Fob. 20th.
Mt. Pleasant Tho social event of
tho your for tho Mt. Pleasant people
will bo tho approaching oyster suppor
nnd uoclal nt tho homo of Mr. John
Ilono, miporlntondont of tho Sunday
school. Tho winners In tho recent
Sunday school contest nro to enjoy the
honors of tho evening.
Kov. C. B. Ilyror, rector of the
Church of tho Good Shepherd, con
ducted the mnrrlago servlco at four
o'clock yesterday afternoon, of Miss
Kthol A. Fisher nnd Mr. Rex Me
Naughten Lamb of Mt. Vornon. Tho
cciomony took place1 In tho Church
of tho Good Shepherd. Tho nltai
wbb beautifully decornted wltn car
nations and palms and thoro woro
tall waxen tnpors. Tho hrldo was
gowned in gray chiffon broadcloth,
with lnce trimming. Sho woro n
lint ot bluo mtlnn braid, ornamented
with laco and plumes, nnd niso had
a corsage bouquet of lilies of the
valley nnd maidenhair ferns. Miss
Ruth Williams sang several solcc
tlons and Miss Edith Hutchinson
played Mendelssohn's wedding
moich. Fourteen rolntlves dined
with tho nowly wedded couplo In the
French room of tho Chittenden ho
tel nftf r tho ceremony nt tho church.
Tho brldo, who la n dauglitor of Mr,
Charles II. Flshor of Bullitt Park,
formerly taught In Indlanola high
school. Shu Is an Ohio Stato mil-
vorslty graduate Mr. Lamb la a
mombor of tho Kssox glass manufnc
turlng firm ot Mt. Vornon. After
March 1, Mr. and Mra. Lamb will bo
nt homo In Mt. Vornon. Ohio Stnto
Tho ladles of tho South Vornon
Social club hold their aovonvh an
nual meeting and banquet nt tho
home of Susan Jackson, on Mndlson
nvonuo, South Vornon, Wednesday
nfternoon, it also bolng tho ouventy
nlnth birthday anniversary ot Mrs.
Jackson, Sho was tho reclpiont of
many pretty post cards nnd Valon
tlnes. Tho houso was artistically decorat
ed with potted plants and hearts of
varloua sizes wero draped nbout the
rooms. Tho tablo, which was spread
in tho spacious dining room, wns
llllod to overflowing with an olegant
buffet lunch, not tho thin wafer and
cup of tea kind, but nn nbundnnce
of everything good to eat, accom
paincd by u cup of coffee fit for u
After luncheon was served, Mlaa
Jackson, daughter of tho hostess,
passed a collection ot Valentines nnd
each lady drew a beautiful souvenir,
which caused much morrlmenc.
Although tho afternoon wns an un
usually stormy one, thoro woro twon-
ty-elght ladles present, those coming
from a dlstnnco taking ndvantago of
tho now unto servlco. '
All dopnrtod for their homcB wish
Ing tho hostess many happy returns
ot tho day, and hoping for many
more such enjoyable nnnlvcrsnrles of
tho club except ono lady who failed
to rocognlzo hor coat, and utter n
thorough search, discovered bIio had
worn her husband's. She was Bo ex
cited she forgot her pieces of cako
Tlioso present woro: McsdnmcF
Jackson, W. D. Davis, II. Daldwln,
N. Wall, Rminn Jacobs, C. A. nalntor,
II. Clomente,' C. Walls, D. T. llon-
nlngton, L, Dudly, K. Fouch, A. F.
Smnlley, Elmer Jacobs, R. S. Sattlor,
J, Wilson, A. Morrlmnn, C. V. Ueach.
J. W. Staggs, G. II. Mochwart, S. D
Roberts, Earl Leo, T. A. Wllaby, R
Daldwln, J. D. Richardson, A. Mar
tin, Rrust and Miss Jackson. Tho
hostess wns assisted by MIbs Jackson,
Miss Mnstollor and Mesdnmes Moch
wart, Mnrtln, Smnlley, Fouch and
Mr. nnd Mrs. II. W. Illgboo of
this city entertained with a dinner
today in honor of Mr. Ray Disslngor
of Lancaster nnd Miss Desslo Jack
son of Bangs, who will bo united in
marriage at G o'clock this ovonlng Qy
tho Rev. F. E. B-rlninstool, The
young couplo will go to housekeeping
nt Dangs whoro tho groom Is em
ployed as engineer at the pumping
ICnJoy Sled Ride
A number of young people of Mar
tlnshurg enjoyed a bob Bled party
Wednesday ,oyenlng, going to tho
home of Mt. and Mrs. Roy Foss, who
resldo north of that placo. About
olghtson wore In the party. The ov
onlng was spent playing games and
music. Refreshments woro served
before the party started homo.
Eggs, 2Cc; butter, 2Sc.
Mr. Wllllnm II. Ralston of East
Gambler stieet loft Thursday morn
ing for Cnnton, whoro ho will attend
to somo mnttois of business.
Our Muster lino ot post cards Is
superb. For snlo nt Peon's.
Mrs. Dert Lewis of Lucerne attend
ed the funeral ot Samuol Lyon at
Vannntta on Thursday.
Miss Cleora Wilkinson of, Pittsburg
Is spending several days In Mt. Ver
non, tho guest of relatives and
Mr. nnd Mrs. Flotchor Auaklngs
of Spaita left Thursday morning for
Oklahoma,' whoro they Will miiKo
their future homo.
Mr. Prlco Weaver of Denvor, Colo
spent Tuesday and Wednesday the
guest of his no'co, Mrs. William Row
ot near Brandon.
The Mt. Vernon convention of tho
Epworth League will be hold nt Utlca
the 7th and 8th of Juno, Workers
ot national roputatlon nro engaged
to appear on tho progrnm.
Mrs. DoWitt Harris, living three
milos oast of Utlca, toll on tho Ice
ut hor homo yesterday nfternoon, ana
sustained a broken bono In hor right
forearm. Sho also dislocated the left
wrist. Sho will bo laid up for some
tlmo in consequence.
MrB. CllfTord Bluo ot Chcsterville
hna returned from Gambior.'whore
she attended tho funeral of Mrs.
Mt. Vernon Urldo Works vlow
of flro post curds for salo nt Pcnu's.
The big Injun Oil & Gas company
has been Incorporated with $10,000
capital by E. E. Greer of Danvlllo
Mr. Dalo McGnughey of Columbus
Is the guest of his grandmother, Mrs.
ICInsel at Chesterville.
Mrs. Johnson Kline of Masslllon
left Thursday morning for hor homo
nftor a several days' visit with rela
tives In Mt. Vernon.
Mr. Frank Bunn has arrived tiomo
after a several months' tour of tho
New England states with a largo re
portolro company as stage carpenter.
AVnslilnaton's birthday cards for
sale nt Penn's, 10 per dozen.
Sheriff Peter Parker went to Dan
vlllo Thursday morning to attenu to
somo business mntters.
Mr. Harry Wootton wont to Now
ark Thursday neon to attond to some
mntters of business.
Mrs. Hattlo Cllno ot ChestorvIHo,
who hns been 111 for two weoks, Is
Mr. Benjamin Garbor of Hart,
Mich,, loft Wednesday evening for
ills homo after a several days' visit
with Mr. A. F. Sraalloy of South Vor
non, Mrs. Charles Schlnppacasso and
Miss Emma Zarllngo went to Woos
tor Thursday morning whoro they
will spend sevoral days, the guests
of friends and rolathcs.
Try a bag 'of Sucreno for your
cows nnd Badger feed for your hors
es. Nothing better. 100 pounds for
$1.50. Tho J. S. McCor.noll Co.
Miss Knthorlno Bishop returned to
hor home In Loudonvlllo Thursday
mornlug nftor n several woeks vlblt
In Mt. Vornon with friends and rela
Mrs. George Smlthhlslor left
Thursday morning for Cleveland
whoro alio will remain for soveral
days, tho gueat of her daughter, Mra
Mr. Frank Blue of Clayton, New
Mexico,-is spending soveral days with
relatives and friends In Gnmblor and
Mt. Vernon. Mr. Bluo, who was for
merly of this city, holds tho ofilcoa
ot city clork and treasurer la Clay-t
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