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mid Unbleached Muslins, Bed Ticking, &c. Also Shirting Cheviots and Cheeks, Denins, Drilling* t'ottoimdes, Shirting und I'ants Linen, White and Cdloi'ed FlnnneJW, Jeans, Kerseys, kct ALSO GOODS FOR GENTLEMEN'S WEAR,. consisting ot rine and common grimes 01 Hosiery, kiu gloves, suit ami isernn gloves, in great variety. Silk, linen and cambric handkerchiefs, corsets, silk and Ittcu tl<Js, ftlchings, Hamburg edgings, ribbons in plain mid brocaded silk and satin, and many goods in that line too numerous to iildiltldil. Special attention is directed to our double-breast ?1 unlandricd Shirt and ?1 gilt edge corset. THE SECOND FLOOR is devoted exclusively to Carpets, Oil Cloths, Window Blinds, Curtains and Curtain Material. '1'ius spacious room ntl'ords facilities for the display and examination of this immense stock of Carpets rarely ottered to with comfort and satisfaction. Taken altogether the stock of Dry Goods lisive and varied ever exhibited lit retail by tiny oiid establishment in L, and the unchangeable ONE CASH PU1CE enables everyone ttf btty Igardless of the judgment of the purchaser. A cordial invitatiun is ex 1 the advantage of all purchasers to see und kfiow our prices and manner S. BROSIUS. Martin Uuitm. CiiAs, Stockhoff. Uhrig & Stockhoff, DEALEItS IN Dry Goods, Groceries, BOOTS, SHOES, HATS, CAPS, Pure Old Bourbon aad Rye W&akies, COUKT STKE-ET, NEAR WI1AUF, \ J ' . Mnrrh 10, 1,SRO-ly. GALLIPOLIS, OHIO. j I^Pruinpum ...w. Iitrusted to them. Actdrewj PoiniH ?jhn'8, it^ ry: Attorney tit Law and Notary Pill *1 Pleasant, West Virginia. Will prac Courts of Mason and Putnam counties. vr. IK GUNS', i tffornoy at bait* f'tfSnt Pleasant, West Virginia. Ix Practices in tlfc* Courts of Mason county, the Court of_ Appeals of West Virginia and the United States district Courr fW this State. Prompt attention tiven to the collection of cfohffi. Office near the Court Hffusc. jan. *8, ?8?o^*y. KAXKIN wiifcV/Jt./ A ftorWoy hi Law, PoHH ftVsnsant; West Virginia, xl 1 rn<<ticc? in the County of Mason; the United btatei District Court for West Virginia, and ih ibtf 3U ^rcme Court of Appeals of West Virginia; H&F P/ottipt mention given to the collection of claims. jan; 14-iy CHAM. k. lioobT : A ttornoy at l,aw. /rfTJcc in &Wt tiatfatji P6ftk't xl Pleasant, West Vfr'glnia. Practices m the Cfmti hesuf Mason, Jackson and Roane, in tht Supreme Court of Appeal! of West Virginia and in the Federal Courts. tnov. 19-'79 JOI1N K. TIMMS, Public, Point practice ih the Putnam counties, and attend promptly to all business entrusted to him. dec. 3*79-ty. kNiOllT k COCCI!, A tfornt yji at Caw, will pfaotlce in the counties of Mason and Putnam. Address II; Knight, at Charleston, West Virginia( tff James H. Couch, Jr.. at Point Pleasant, Wasi vifjjlnin. IMTM r. Couch is a No tary Public fof Mrttyft cWlftty. | jan 8,1879-iy JOIIN W. KNtiLISH, A ttoroey at Law, will practice in the Courts of Ma il son, Putnam and Jackson, and in the Court of Ap peal* of West Virginia. Address Point J'ltfisdhtf Mason county, West Virginia. iJtfn 8, tify'ly t?. P. SIMPSON. II. R. HOWARD. SIMPSON & IIOWAHI), A ttornoyM at Iaw, Point Pleasant, West Virginia, JX Practice in the United States District Court, Su J rente Court of Appeals, and circuit courts of the 7th uJicial District. Office in court house, [jan 8, '79 j.\MK* W. IIook. Jamkh B. Mbnagrr. 1IOGK& MKNAOKIt, A ttornoya aiii' Cnumwloin at Caw, practice in iX tfutfrctrfi and Cl?'inty Courts of Masoncounty, West Virginia. Addre<? Ja"'" Hoge, Winfteld, Putnam county, W?wi Vlrn'fli* ??" J^yn.es.,,: Menager, P?jint Pleasant, county, \> C*1 ?lrgini*. jan 8, >^79-1 y J'JI VSI('I.i SS, ANI^ew ? ftAimiUl, ??, H, NUVIL. I>ItS. HA HI*KK A PRAVKL, Northwest cor. fab afid Main Street*, Point Pleasant. We!.t Virginia Ofllcc &/;urs from < to 10 a. m. and I to 10 p.m. Ijiwe 11'7p-?y. VR. C. V. CAHPHKCC, Physician* and surgeon, itn<j?? his pro. fesslonal services to the people of Mntou coil'ity.? Ail calls promptly attended to whether day or night, "ffite in Hc?h building, nc*t door to Arlington House. "rt ?9i879-?y. W. J'! XKALtt, M.l). OFFICE Main street, between ad and 3d; residence, Main street, between 1th and 7th. Attends prompt y fV all calls, whether day or iiij^ht. When not pro visionally engaged can always be found at his oflice.* J? B, 1879-fy. J)K. S. O. HIIAW; 1 IJYSICIAN AND SURGEON, landers his pre fesional nrviias to the public. Calls promptly at tfn.lrdt.,, office, cor. Main and 3d streets, opposite tneoM Presbyterian church. (april 5,1879-1 y - ftOAlHTdnv ut home. fr'amplc." r- '[p/OlJ worth '$?"> fr(?t?. Address 'h'c, id iyt Ktinsos &Co? Port land, Me. THE CHEAPEST PLACE TO BUY YOUR DEY GOODS, NOTIONS, EATS AtfD CAPS, BOOTS AND SHOES, GROCERIES^ queens-Ware, glass-ware, HARDWAHE, PLOWS, KAILS, AC IS AT SETSZER, SEHON & McCULLOCH'S, The' iftiove immense stock complete 111 efefy deparfnWtfrt, was bought expressly to meet the wrttft* <yf the people, mid will be sold at ASTON ISHINGLY LOW I'KIOES. I11 tine DRESS GOODS wo emmtft 06 surpassed or UNDERSOLD. In white goods our stock iff CWnplete. In House Furnishing Goods we otter great inducements to the purchaser. In Hosiery we have the largest stock ever ottered in the town. Iti the matter of Hoots, Shoe# rtiut ifatfl, wc hnVe an extraordinary large stock. In faet we hnVe tlie LARGEST and pBEAPKST OefieM Stock of the above Goods ever brought to POINT PLEASANT. Remember the placc, SETSZER, SEIION & McCULLOCII, Point Pleasant, West Va. [nov. 12-ly. JOHN G. STORTZ, MERCHANT TAILOR, AND DEALElt IN CLOTHING, HATS, CAPS, BOOTS, SHOES, GENTS' FURNISHING GOODS, &c., POINT PLEASANT, W. Ya. April 11,187ft-!y. A l?l'\ 31. THOMPSON, ?WITH? ROBERT HOWE, SUCOKWdR TO Howe & Hubbell, Wholesale Liquor Dealers :tl Sycniiiorc Street, CINCINNATI, 0. 1 A |,|, j? now Vrcsli Irom luwtwci jnlylSTMm. jA MnrkWf.nl TllTlfl.TS. . CHAS. R. WOOD, ?with? Smaltz, Monroo & Co., Manufacturer* of nnd Wholesale Dealers 10 Boots and Shoes, 817 Market Nlrcel, liov 12-Oin. rillliADKM'III A. number^, movements, etc., to'.the headquarter)) of^Fie English a'rmyv They ljved in swamps, caves, or deserted houses, and were clandes tinely furnished supplies by Tory families living in the vicinity. Among the most noted of these Tories was Bonnel Moody, of New Jersey. He is supposed to have been .a resident of Hunterdon county, but his principal field of operation was in the more northern county of Sus sex. Abont two miles-South of Newton, the county-seat, is a liigh ridge of limestone rock, at that.time thickly shaded by a dense growth of trees, and almost entirely surrounded by ponds and lo\y, wet, impassable swamps, making the gloomy- hauui's within k secure hiding-place for the Tory and his associates! and from which they could issue forth at mid night-like a pack of ravenous wolves and wreak their vengeance upon those who rallied around the stand ard of liberty and bade defiance to England's king and all his hired minions. .. j ^ Here, tJxjJthe^1 were WjnvishW by the political hy.pocrjtcs Wound th.eui and Kept'advise!! of the sEring^f flic friends of thevcolonists. "s. In. thii.riclge are several caverns, formed by "the projecting cliffs, the largest being about fifteen feet i^eep fron^froUjLto rear, and probably fif ^y^engUi, J Ujit-'bfypnd tlito, at upSHH^ffl inaccessible,, I's? a;-, large (fat ? rock, standing* uV,edgej/ise, aboift ten-feet lougwsi*Hj'gh three awl a half feet thick, jVitS a'passage between it and,the,tocky Vh-U." about -Jhrce feet inwidtH, , ' ? " S Sheared behind' th'iV; Moody might' liav'cr defied ;tho bttjlets of his enemies,.thoughjfirlling around him thick as hail, andi here, trio, twenty brave men could hive efle$ually re-' sisted an armyof assailants. Many exciting stories'are told about Moody and his associates, sotno of which no doubt will interest tire readers of this paper. ? -Ouo cold night in winte^, he and a few of his band suddenly entered the house of a gentlertfaniiamed Og den, who had recently mbved from the lower part of the State and set tled a fe\V miles froru!Nc\Vton. They robbed him of a lafge amount of valuable' jSVatC, but did.not find as much money as thoy supposed he had in- possession. . They took him out back of the house and forced him to tako an oath rttst to rittike their visit known until they had sufficient time to es cape. j. A couple of hiTcd men wfof had been secreted in the upper part of the log house, and who had not been bound by Mr. Ogden's oath, immed iately gave the alarm, rallied a Small party of neighbors and softn started in pursuit. They came very neat overtaking them the next morning, having tracked them-through* the snow to where they had lain in their blank ets over night, and where their camp fires were still burning. They followed thettt about thirty miles to She viWnge of Goshen, in the State of New York, whero they rocoverad some of tlvS stolen articles, but did not sufieeed'in capturing the I robbers. | The Whigs became so fticeftsed at Moody's daring depredations that they laid various plans fof'his arrest and would frequently spend days in pivatching and trying to capture him either alive err .dead. Those excurs ions wore termed "Moody'hunting." On one of the hunts they thought j they had him '"holed" in the house of an individual feuraewhaftinctured I with Toryism. Thqj; searched every nook and corner, stuck gitchforks ; into the hay apd straw heaps, but no Moody was to be lmihd.. , I'" l^)wcy4'r,^toi'-.t|icy halite par ted, procJjumed*nJg,cuer:il jail delivery in the' name of KJjng George the Third, aiTd ordered three prolonged cheers 1 to he given: . ^ One of thd prisoners, riot being ac quainted with the geography of the country, wandered all night in the vicinity of the village and the next morning concealed himself iti a hol low tyg, 'where he was found by some raccoon hunters atid taken back to hi3 old quarters. A few miles southwest of Newton lies a large tract of low marsh land, known as the Great Meadows, bound ed on the northwest by Jenny Jump Mouiitain. Between this marsh and the thountain wound a narrow serp entino path, which was frequently 'travelled by Moody and his compan ions. At one point it descended a sftiall ledge by u flight 6f rude, narrow step?) formed by the hand of nature from tllfa lough, bioken granite. ? One night, \ihen Jl was supposed that Mpblly would pass that way, a couple of the nearest neighbors pro cured a vbry large bettf-trap find set it at flip fotitof these steps, securing it to a tr^t b'y a strong chain fasten ed "by a huge padlock. When Moody reached the Jojfc.st r'Ock, instead of alejrping^efidlessly down into the ?trap, as his adversaries (jonfidently oxpected, he, with h'is.characteristic cauti'on^eacJitvUlown with life cane to find su}id foftfnig, and, Inching the crime hardened "heart.of thisdar iig Tory. _ ?'',?? ? Getting down and finding the pad lock, lie broke it to- pieces with' a "stone,. shouldered trap and:* chain, and carried- them along to some place of secure concealment. When the two neighbors returned to-the'pliice the next morning to 'Vhag their game," imagine theft cha grin when, instead of finding Moody they.found themselves minud trap anil chain, and wore forced to flc knoivlecge that they had again lieen outwitted by the wary, artful Tory leader. One day, whits the Amerliiiii army was encamped at Morristown, an officer was drilling some raw recruits, when a filtlll, very shabbily dressed, and mounted 011 an old worn out horse, was seen riding along careless ly in front of the tines, lie looked like a simple-hearted) softheaded rustic, lacking in both worldly sense and substance. However, tliorc was something about the suspicious Wii'vemtints of that old animal and his awkward but apparently inquisitive rider that led sflrAc of the mc'rt' to believe they meant much,more tfiW their first appearance would indicate. lOnc of the soldiers thought he had seen that face before, and that it wrt6 some crafty spy in disguise, thus dpenly recoiinoiterfng their ranks. toon after he left the camp a horse man was dispatched to bring him back. Overtaking hifft just after en tering a pieco of woods, and ordering him to halt, Moody?for he it was? drew a largo pistol from under his coat, partly turned in his seat and shot the horsoman dead, then dragged him into the woods out of sight, and once more made a narrow escape by sccroting himself in a contiguoui swamp. It is said that ho and a companion were afterward arrestod whilo cross ing the riter to the British army, at New York( brought back to Norris I town, and bung as traitors and spies, i This, howover, may or may not be ! true, for it has Hover been positively ascertained whore, when, or how ho I died. |. .- ?:?. A Vermont couple put off applying ; for a divorce ono term of court, so that they could profit by their tin ?wedding. And yet they tell us the pOuplu of this country are needlessly uxlrav*gent and unthrifty. milted. The.ofiicer agreed to if ho would in.turn grant him the firefj favor he should ask. j j Mr. Morrison ngroed to this. In a i day or two thu "officer demanded that | the ceremony of baptism he perform ed on a puppy. The dlorgy man agreed to it; and a party of mnnj geutle men assembled to witness thu novel baptism. j Mr. Morrison desired tho officer to hold up the puppy, !ls was customnrJ in the baptism of children, and said:, "As I am a minister of the Church of Scotland I must proceed accohling to the ceremonies of the Church." "Certainly," said the Major?"I expect all tbo cereraofiy." "Well, then, Major, 1 beglfilby the1 usual question: You dcfcnowlcdge; yoiittclf the father of this puppy?" A roar of laughter burst from the fcrowd the officer threw the candi date for baptism away; and thus the | Witt.V Minister turned the'laugh I against the infidel who intended U> deride the sacred ordinance. Til for Tut. Wo naturally resent being paid; back in our own cofft; especially if1 it has not quite tiie true ringi Wei can easily excuse ourselves for cheat- i inga neighbor, but for him to do the J same thing to us is rtn act not to be extenuated or condoned. To have; the measures out of which wo sell ta ken to sell to urt to very hard to bear. an irate customer to a deafer in the above-mentioned article, "and aril surprised to find that it is short weight just three ounces. If that is your way of dealing I must buy my butter somewher^lse.". The buttef merchant looked up surprised, buti without declaring his innocenco re plied, "Well, that is very strangOj be cause I put the two pounds ofraugitr i bought of you in the scales, and gave you the full weight in butter." To do as you are done by and to do as yoir would like to be done by seem to be very di fie rent things. "My daughter, never tell atiy one your pnvrfte affairs," sliid a ra'ot&er, in sending &er daughter away upon herfirstjourney. "Monsieur, a'thlrd class ticket, if you please," said the daughter,-at the ticket offide. "Pol1 where?" asketf tfi'e employe. "Is that any of your business?" answered Mademoiselle, indignantfy, rememb ering her toother's advice. A droll fellow up in Connecticut fished a rich ffian out of a mill pond and received the offer of twenty-five cents from the rescued miser. "Oh, that's too much!" exclaimed he, " 'taint' wiilh itl" and he handed back twenty-one cents, saying, calmly, as he pocketed four dents, "that's about right." i. fin enterprising A'merica'n'shipped sofne wheel-barrows to Itio dfe Janeiro; and the natives Allecf them' with stones an(f such" an# tarried them on their heads. They sfcid it was a cap ital contrivance, ancf wondered' how they managed to get along so many yetffs wi tho fit ft. A Wisconsin theoriWC srty's that hay will satisfy hunger. There may be something fn this, for i couple of straws will frequently satisfy thirst. An Illinois girl's toast: The young riibn of America?their arm our sup porters, our arms their reward, fall' in men, fall in. It was the man caught by a prairie fire cm his own section of land who ran through his property rapidly. ? There is needed from the Republi can Congressional committee a list j of the Republicans who are really in i favor of an honest election. Tho Indiana Democracy are pre paring for a vigorous campaign.? The Republican repeaters Khve a I tiresome task before them. pany is dangerous. A very good rule for boys wiio tiro ahoyt to start oh the rough sea of life, in "Keopout of bad company." Hoys should ask tiioir parents or some responsible (j'orson, to choose what is good or bail j company for them. Be careful what you read, be careful with whom yoil go, ami keep, out of bad company; ft is fnore infecting than yellow fe ver, and it always leaves impressions 611* your charactor., Tlie Sfiranton Times, an indepen dent paper, speak's Its ininil plainly as follows? "The Tiliics is for Han cock because I10 is Hancock, and not' because lie is a democrat. This pa per lifts favored h'q fcuuilidatu bu t Hancock, and since helms been nom inated we propose to show a little in* dependence by speaking a word for him in these columns. And right here we want to say that we believe otio pSrty is as bad as lt\u other?if not, a great deal worse?and when' the democrats put up a good man' (see the New York Times find the Tri bune, both' republican papers, of Feb ruary 10,1878, concerning the Ames Garfield credit tffofellfer aflaii), wo ifro for tfi'e Democrat, although wo never Voted for oi^e fri uur life; and you win find all the independent vo ters, il'nd two-third6of the grccuback ers will bo for the same man next November?GW. \V in field Scott Han cock, ainau who has a bigger, nobler/ truer heart, than all tho wily politi . So great is life i&iniaof out Auierk can Shoddy, girls to niafry Hilled Kuropcans, without rcgflrd to iiny^' thing but their title*that a beauti ful young irrarriod woman lately de serted her husbtfnd itnd child to fol low one of those worthless scoundrels under promise of marriage "after it divorce wrfs obtained." Jt is hardly necessary to state tlYnt tfte poor tfoYna'n experienced tEf'e fktc; tfoU al ways follows sutfh"episodes, by being abandoned by the man' who seduced" her from the path of virtuo and hon or. ft is but a pool' consolation to know that the wretched woinan had' pride enough fokill herself whon the full extent of her shame wis realized;' but her fate should serve as a whole some warning to others to shun tho fatal path that leads inevitably to shd'm't, dM'onor a'nd' death'.?<$aicttc; When Mrs. Garfield heard of the nomination of her husband she sigh ed and said, "I am inclined tobesor r.f. It Will Be an end of qur homo life." Whereupon t!\o Macon Her ald says: "Now for the sake of Mrs. Garfield's pijaco of mind, we take ijtfcastffe in jnformipg,tlie good little lady that she needn't give herself any trouble dt all. Gen. Hancock will havo no qse. for G'eii'. Garfield' about the White House." Senator Wallace (pel's, very confi dent tnht PennsylvarrVa is 'Jail right." The Democracy in that'. State were ncvor.in better condition, aiid when details of the canvass dVo fully coni pietpd they willfidyc a fighting front such as they hay e never mustered be fore, officered by men who fuel the' importance of the contest and arc ca pable of conducting it. Census returns from the S^uth aro' lxff^nitlngto'doiflb in and/show that, the population has increased1 iiistoad of diminished in 'lie.last decade.? This will be a; ((feat disappointment' to tfi'e' (icfptiWcan1 politicians, who nbped that the representation of the" South in Congress wotrld be rcdueed:" Contrast the position's of Wihfielcf S. Hancock, the soUlier-statesm'iii, and James A. Garfield, tft'p visiting' statesman, u|(on the vital' question' of December, 1876. The one* was pledging himself to u'phofd tf/e law; the other was plotting down'ih SfoW Orleans to subvert the law. Gen. Weaver, tho Greenback can didate for President, has issued an' address to his followers in which he asks every riian who proposes to vote for him send him'ohb dbllitt. Cheap' j enough. ?- ' ? ' ? ; The big fight will be in Indiana. Tho Republicans are piling in the negroes and th'o moony with reckIest liberality, but it it, uscle.-s. The In diana Democrats will carry the State.'