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The Weekly Register.
i ' ' -| - -i-i f , U rirawi ?'?/ nrawuj Mno|, JJ - Editor, . ?>??.?. i ?? FOIST PLEA8A5T, W?9'f VIBOrtlA Fjv* Mil* Itimi.?Old Billy Scott, colored, living on the divide between Five Mile and Nine Mile creek*, bad hi* mule to die re centljr, and being abort of corn he fattened bii hug* up in tho (table and kept them there to eat up the mule. Old Billy being met by a neighbor wai asked how hit hog? rattened on mule, replied: "Day* eatin' de bead and de lege and done made a neit in de body to sleep in." Old Billy's hog* all died in two or three day* After eating the mule. 1 ?in creditably informed thai cattle with dry murium can be speedily cured by catching a bull frog and 'lipping it down the throat alive, and a* Hon o* swal lowed the frog will'commence to work its way out, and in it* itrug glut will tear everything lnoie in Hie bowels of the animal and come out alive and klckfng. It ii said that-one frog can be used for half a doien or more cases. Our inform ant stales that he knows of four ttowa In thi* comity that have beeu saved liy thin method. Mr. Howard Klek, of Point Ploai ant, viiiting on Five Mile, last Wednesday cut duwn a tree and succeeded in capturing one of the largest coon* ever caught in thi* *ection. lie weighed 19J pottnd* aiid measured 8 feel 2 inches from lip to tip. He brought him in alive, and after making it whip all the dog* and cat* on the farm, killed it and will take the hide to the Kmistkb office when he ?? turns to Point Pleasant. At the close of Lin Kelly's school on Five Mile they had a spelling bee that wound up in a light. Parties arrested next day; no tines. Mis* Little Prulty, teacher of the Mountain Flower school house, is on the sick lixt this week, and her school is dismissed. Mr, James Dewitt, an aged citi ten of Sixteen Mile, is lying very ill at his home and is not expected to live. A calf four month* old, belong, log to Mr. P. Martin, of Pomona, frure to death one day Inst week. Mr. John It. Dabnoy had a hog io freeze to (leutli lu*t week. Mr, Uyson, near Poltiotm, lost two valuable horses two weeks ago. Cause of death not known. . Mr. Eblingou, living on Sixteen Mile creek, loft one mule by sick bos and its mate slipped and strained itself so badly that it will (lie. Mr/Jsmes Dots, on Nine Mile, l?ii it valuable horse lust week. Cause of deatb not known. Mr. Hossea Furi'dt hid a sow to get among his sheep tho. other night and kill and eat six lamb;. We are informed Mr. John Hut' ton !o?t a valuable horse last weok. Ho al*o, during the recent cold spell, bad a sheep that froie foUr logs off and now goes arouud on its stump legs froie off up to Its knee.). Mr. John HaUtead lost a largo hog one day last week. ? Mr. M. J. Taylor has a valuable horse down; cause of its trouble not known; it will hardly recover. A horse belonging to Mr. John Cooley fell on the ice on Nine Mile creek and hurt itself so badly it had to bo killed. ^ In Stemorf of Leua Dubuey. Died, Fabruary 13, 1885, near Wyorna, Wei>t Virginia, Little Le na, only daughter uf Thomas and Mary M. Dabuey, in the 10 h year nf her age. Her illness was of short duration. On Wednesday sho r as at school and on the fol lowing Friday evening hor sweet innocent life fuded away into the glua of Heaven, as a summer cloud iu tho beams of the setting sun.? And thai oar loved one departed, toba with God. Her stay was but short boro on earth, but Lena was a bright little girl and made many friends. Her remains was borne to their last resting place by four young ladies, her loving school mates, and wa* followed by a num ber of heart stricken friends, for ntany hearts have been made deso late by her separation from os, for none knew her but to loro hor; yet we have a hope which is not of this world. For Josus beckoned to her And sho followed to his call; Father, mother, littlu brother/ Preparo to meet her one and all. For littlo I.ona is an uigeli With tho angel* she will stand, Vailing, watching (or hor playmates, To Join her in that botfveftty band. She has gone from earth forcvei\ Co to all sho has hid good-bye; but let ur all prepare to meet her When our time has corae to die. A Faiutci Ketga County ITtraU please copy. In another culura witl be found announcement of ftr. C. Vf. Fadoly, as a candidate for County Bupsrlntendent of Free Sclioofrf for 'his county. He is a toaohsf 6f ""ij years ?pertencv lUn a Ho* a.?Have a home (if jupr tJw o tome * here, flujriplec* nflandind owu it. Bay it with the determination to keep It hn long a4 JoU live and bare It to }otir hciri, If yon have no money except what you earn yourself, then Scrupulously save and la; aside a liari of yotir ihcbhie until you hare enongh to pay for a piece of land. Tit be the owner of a homestead will hare a U'eneiicial effect upon your character. It will Increase your Km refppct, your confidence in yourielf. You will feel that you have a loMllllftial position and something at stake in the com munity. the habit of raying money to purchase a piece of land will iu it naif be valuable to you. It will aid you greatly in acquiring other property and becoming independ ent. The tendency of ihiiiito make yourself reliant, mure ambi tious, more industrious, more care ful and belter oitizens. The ownership of a homo will add greatly to ynur happiness.? The feeling which it engenders is a source of constant ratisfaction. There is one spot oh eartb which you improve and beautify. With tbat spot ynur thoughts and affec tions become identified. You learn to love It. Il Is like an unchang ing friend. It becomes an unfdii ing source of enjoyment. Who are They??The Parkers burg Journal says a family in Par kersburg has been discovered to be In a terribly destitute condition.? When the officers called at the bouse they found "a daughter, probably twenty yearn of age, de mented, lying in a cold room with scarcely any clothing, covered only with a miserable piece of rag car pet. The father who has work, it in said, drinks all his earnings, and biii family are suffering. The wife, whose name is wilheld because she wan well known to many of our citizens iu furmer days, .having beun rawed in Belpre, where she was the daughter of a prominent citizen. She staled to the officer that they bad come here from Poiul Pleasant where they had a farm and were considered well to do.? Infoimation received from that place Corroborates her statement as to the furm and further states that it is valued at 87,fi00. The de parture of the family from Point Pleasant was very mysterious, no cause being assigned for the action and even stranger is it tluit they should remain in Parkersburg suf fering when plenty awaits ibem at their former home. Altogether it is a queer case." Tho following frolll Ibe Wetzel Democrat, will apply with much force to this place: "When skating rinks were first introduced, there brj k cheerful feeling among the chn rehcSj because, it appeared thai young ifleh were drawn away from bar rooms and pool and billiard ta ble*. Of courts, when they came to tho rink they niet the charmers of the o her rex, and as a most uatural consequence, thore were thine? kindled that otherwise may never have burned. A< ft result, some three or four girls have con tracted mesalliances, tome half dozen giddy wivoa have gone oil with roller mashers, several fair ones have ppruined iheir pretty ankles, and here and there a ten der leg hat been broken, all of which has been reported by the newspapers. And now come the preachers and denounce this new invention of Ihe enetfiy and there is a hue and cry against roller skating because of these things and their paialyzing efluct upon the annual revivals of religion. lt? fact there is notfiihg that pleases young people and affords amuse ment which may not be Construed into a sin, and if rollor skating does interfere with the anuual re vival!, it ought to bo stopped; for there are people who think ffief stand no chauce of getting to heaven except they bo "converted" once a yoar. We say this with #11 respect' to them and with no reference at all to those real Christians who stand by their religion in hot wea ther and cold and never lose it," Mr. Isaac Long, of Arbucklo dis trict, has among bis flock a Ewe whioh gave birth to two lambs on tho 6th day of April, 1884, aud on the 6th day of September she gave birth to another, and on tho 21st in at, she gave birth to another.? Can any of our sheep men beat iliM Can this be attributable to the electi >n of Cleveland? OI> #in This Town is bad ofl for coa), And if it had not been for the few hun dred bushels Hon. J. J. Bright had stored away in the collar of his storehouse, the people would have really suffered. There 1b plenty of ooeb across the river, and we Ain't understand why sothe of our coal mofcliants do not buy a barge of it and1 supply the wantsof this town. . a*..? Messrs. Jubn E. Timtos and Jno. E. Boiler have pufthused the prop erty of Messrs/China & Wiley, for merly used bf them' as a law office. These gentlemen will occupy li t* % law office Brook, a well-U>do farmer residing t>ur Letart, in this onunty, ?ome sixteen mile, from here, in some thinner incurred the enmity of Burl Pickens, who publicly averred that be would burn tbe bouse, barn, ?table and all the h?y In the itacke in a Geld near lbs barn. He car ried out bin threat on tbe night of tbe 18tb, and in addition to the burning placed poison in tbe wtell, being caught In the aot, but es caped before bis capture could be effected. A warrant is now iu the hands of a constable, who, with a po<se, is scouring the country in pursuit of him. Be Is represented being a desperate won, and if brought to bay will Gght to the death. Brock's lues, outside of the poisoning of the well, in |8,000 with no insurance. Frank Leslie's Popular Mon thly.?For March is an unusually interested ttuUiber; oombiiiing a? it does articles of present interest with those of permanent value. It opens with a Careful study by Lisle Lester of Madame Ristori, with a portrait and sevoral illus trations in character. Professor Charles A Joy contributes an article on a Jersey Cattle farm, andOacan yan furnishes an extremely inter esting paper on "The Armenians." '"the Story of Queen Matilda of Denmark and Count StruetitSe" is a valuable historical contibiitlon, by E. St. John Brenon, and "Some thing about Children's Books," With its quaiht facstimil illustra tions, shows us the juvenile litera ture loved by our grandparents when they were boys and girls. "Pate de Fule Gias," by Nugent Robinson will appeal to ihegourtnri, and"8taten Island, its Past and its Present," by J Barniti Bacon, to tbe local antiquarian, while the naturalist will be equally interest ed in "The Origin of our Domesti cated Animals," by the ttev. M. Q. Watklns. The eminent traveler and author, David Kerj la repre sented by two articles, the one "A Meeting with Algban Bobbers,'' and the other, "From 8ebastopol to Kief," both thrilling and inter esting. All these articles are fully illustrated. Serial story, "The Death mark," reaches its twenty Gfth chapter, and there are soveral short BtorieB and beautiful poems. The miscellany is well selected and entertaining. Published by Mrs. Frank LbsMK, 3il, 55 and 57 Park Place, New York. Tbe great trouble with school boys and school girls when they gu to write an eisay, is, they can't think of anything to say; but just let them out of school and they can say enough without slopping or thinking to make a four column essay. -*-l ?r The last mau reported as having gone to thrash an editor lived in Indiana, lie found the editor in, and as a result of the interview the would-be thrashor is now on ice.? It seems strange how sotbe men cau never pfoGl by the experience of iheir fellow mortals. The clergyman who some time ago startled his erring Congrega tion by saying that "skating rinks are the cause of thousands of our young people falling," never iu his life long experience spoke a more literul truth. The skating rink craze ha? struck this place and now we boast of two rinks. Ono is run by Capt. Frank Barrett, and the other by Messrs. Whitehurst and Gayman, two young gentlemen from Canul Winchester, Ohio. Bull) fluke are pretty well attended. . -T-i ' With the thermometer bfetttw te rcf, no coal, and tiff money, you can imagine the difficulties a country editor has to encounter to get out hie paper. That bs< been ottr Condition this week. ?* tm A man stopping his ptfpet wrote to the editor: "1 think folks otti'nl to epetid t&eir ttunny for papers, my daddy diddent and everboddy sed he was the intelligentest man in the country and had the smart est family of hois' lliat ever dugged taters." ai"s'?c If any one has s bad cold and cough let him gst one quirt of good whiskey, put in three ounces of linseed oil (raw), the same of hon ey, aud take ii three or four times a day, and if it don't cure you we will not charge anything for the prescription. Wo had one of those long haired, long-legged, long ooated, long slick ed, big bundled and lorig'-chedked tramps in town Saturday. He was a terror to the boys, 6ti\ soon took bis departure. Circuit Court adjuurned last! Fri day. The ducket was pretty well cleaned up. The Putnam Circiftt Court convened Monday, and qui'W a number of our Attorneys have gone to this Court. -? ??.?? Mr. W. A. Jordan, Of Rappahan nock1 county, Virginia, Is here on ? visit to bis oousin, Hon'. P. C. Fjaslhfcm, neaT town. UI ccvciai J*UICJ uuiucin wuu ait talking of canceling tbeir policies with tbeee companies. Report! that reach us from sur rounding neighbnrbwda would in dicate the necessity of Urringdoors and aleeping with one eye open and a loaded shot gun in the im mediate vicinity. ? *"? ? We learn froiii the LogaH; Ohio, papefi that Mr. Chu. F. Sterrett, well known here, while ikating at the rink in that place, had the misfortune to break one df bis legs. Friday night and Saturday morn? ing was the coldest weather ever known in this locality. The ther mometer indicated 19? below zero. ^ , m ff you have not a dollar and a lulf to seed for the Rtqultr, send us ten subscribers at $1.50each> cash, and we will send you the pa per FjtKE for oho year. Moat any one can obtain ten subscribers) at their post office*. Try it. , Justice Timme has brought about one hundred suits since the 1st of January. Because of his known legal .ability, he has cases from everjr part of the county. Tho revival ineetingat the Viand Street U. E.Church, still continues. If the sinners of this place are uot brought to repentance, it will not be tbti ft!till of the pastor, Rev. Dixon. We direct attention toihe adver tisement of Messrs. Simpson & Howard, Lawyer}; in this issue. If you have legal business to attend to tbey will perform that work to tho entire satisfaction of tHefr Cli ents. AnnolinBetttfitlts for County Su perintendent of Free Sciidnls, are (3 in this paper, cash in advance. Mone inserted unless tile money is paid down. Farmers report the wheat in this section of country as being in very bad donditioa, being almoet en tirely frozen out of the ground. ?'IW - Mr. Andy Baird, the Superin tendent in the construction of the Railroad Bridge at this place, is here on a visit. He is now in chargoof tiie erection of the Rail road bridge at Hondorson, Ky. Quite a number of our people will leave, about Monday, for Washington, to attond the inaugu ration ceremonies of President Cleveland. Tho Kanawha river, the first time for many years, is frozen over and people are crossing it. Mies Belle Misener, a young lady oflronton, Ohio, in visiting rela tives and friends in this place. Tlie Miiftil Graa Carnival at New Orleaua. On Tuondsy last, February 10th, tho scene of the Carnival festivities Ml unprecedented for gayety. Thousands from all portions of the world thronged the streets, aftor witnessing the ceremony of tho drawing, llnil gave loud-spoken approval of the honesty of the 177th Grand Monthlv Drawing of The Louisiana Stale Lottery, undor t he exclusive managemontof Oonl's G. T. BeaurBgttrd, of La., and Jubal A Early, of Va., and some S25'2,500 was scattered about. It will all go over again on March lOtli, of which M. A. Dauphin, New Or leans, La., will inform Jou on ap plication to him. Martin Welrfh, a deckhand on one of the taw boats lying in the Kanawha, got drunk Saturday night and just for the fun of the thing assaulted a man named Cy rua Knopp and got badly whipped, and in addition got in jail, where he kid nntil Monday morning when he was brought before Jus tice titnmd who fined hint $5 and costs. He now languishes in jail, prfying fifty cents i day board. Be has money to pay his fine, but swears ho will not do it until the river opens, as the jail ii the cheapest place at which he 6dn put up. ' Hamilton Parr, Jr., C. fl. friy man,of Willow Grove,,and Peter Roush, of I/elart, West Va.,'arrlve(| here Saturday on thoir return from the New Orleans Exposition. Pe ter Roush was sick on the way, and when lie arrived here was unlade to go further and stopped at the Remington Home, where be still roniHlm and is confined to his bed. Dr. Hysell pronounces his disease malarfal fever, and says perhaps it will change to typho malarial be fore 1ft gets through with it. Mr. Roush htfs sent for his mother to come and attend his bednlde unlit he can be tafcen home.?Meiyt Co. Telegraph. ,f A correspondent expresses the hope that the late revival at Galli poiis did not atop short of (he Jour nal oQica ("the oCDciaTpa'per^the 6 (floor's papor), and the mudljlpal government of tlhlt toWri'. The l'dfoi of April will show, j ? ? m Mtln Whaley, a typo, who has' been at WheoTing, is do# at hlf horns iti this jilade. SEP wor*- or M the virtues of tho? *i?e W we um sincerely mourned. And we come not now, In paying 11,1a hurt aid tribute to the memory of departed worth, to In <J?ge in fulsome eulogy.-we propbw only to uiake iucIi record aa the subject of the notice ja?tly merits, jj** "n our rnidrt, reared, trained and Wbtat*] '?y kind. loving and devoted perenta,?endowed with native Intellec ts ity.-gentle, modest, unarming, delicately refined, amiable in character and liberally educated, ahe bore lier long .tlftsrlnp patiently and uncon. phuningly, and wt> feel that we can aay of her truthfully that she was the true type of a correct, uprigbt Christian wo man, cut abwn l? the full maturity of womanhood. When wq nee thelittle darling irl*tched from its mothor's breast, before it bad known tho joys and sorrows, the pleas ures and paina of life, before it had learned to love and be loved with the fond devotion of youth, or before it had formed those attachment* and alliance* of matnrer yean; or when we m the vf/.,w"rn,out fcy ?g?. ?iuk gently and WjflWf down to rest, feeling that Ihev , "T? g? their allotted a|>an, that they had performed their part and fin ished their work u,k>u the great theatre of hie, that they had outlived the joy* ?nd pleasures of Ihi* earthly tabernacle we can, with soibb degree of consoltttloH end resignation .My, "My God. 'ihv Win h* dune,"'thero is a "balm in uilead for those who mourn, there Is a surcease of sorrow for the afflicted,-but -when we see a young woman, in the pride and prime of life, in the full frui tion of life's greatest and purest pleas ures, enshrined In tho hearts of a de voted father, a fond mother, tendor and lyvinjj sisters, the object of sincere affec tion of a lil-jje tiirle of relatives; fconnec tions and friends, and when we realize how Impotent the skill of physicians, the tendor and devoted attention and burning of the loved and loving ones of hbtne, are to iliji the fatal arrow or throttle the grim monster, but looking on, see him lay his cold icy hand 011 such won? as the subject of this notice, in oar liafrts we can but exclaim, In tho "gunned language of our Saviour "If it be possible, lot this cup pass from my lips." requires more faith and deeper res ignation than poor, Ira'if human tv pos sesses, unsupported by the Divine real ties of Christianity, to bow in humble humility to sufh dispensations of Trovi dence. Miss Lewis, with her virtues, her warm heart and gentle suavity gave to r personal beauty and that wott the esteem, high regard and endiff iug friendship of our best citizens whelher in palace or lwvel, rUlior poor. She was educated in Staunton,' Vir giniu, and for many years has been a consistent aud exemplary momber of tho Episcopal Church, same fouf years ?go while visiting friends and relatives in \ irginla, she contracted a cold which at first was not regarded as serious, but as time rolled on tho bronchial trouble increased, aud in its iusidious, onward march she becaum a constant and great sufferer, and continued to suffer inlonso ly until life's latest moment. Some twelve hours before her death, whilst suffering with a terrible paroxysm of coughing, she said to the writer: "I shall die to-night-conjo back aud seu ine." Upon being asked, "lias tho thought of death 41iJ: terror to you, lliss Lynn?" and looking urouud aud about with an expression aud smile' playing over her emaciated face, more of Heav en than of Kartli, evidently Indicative that she fain could desire to stay and givo comfort and solace in the declining year* to her aged, afflicted and heart stricken parents, but she realised her condition, she knew that the messenger was awaiting her and that she must soon dejiart, and painfully happy, and regrettlngly exultant, stared us in tho face, and smiling tearfully, she softly tremulously whispered: "Death bai 110 terror to we." Juit an halt liaur before uho died, sit ting l)r her side site addressed us "write down." Accordingly with piper and pencil we noted down an ahe directed, the distribution ol her jewelry, runaion toa, ttophiea, and other personal effects, to her nieces. sister*, aunts, brother-in law and lady friends, outside her own inlttiedlate family. After finishing her labor, and directing thut her deviaobe read to her. Wliich being duno, ahe said, "that's right; but 1 have uot yet done?there's Harriet, my faithful col ored nurae, alio must have ? ? (men tioning same,) and to "Lum Sehon, (lief brother-law 1 give my prayer book and my hyinn book?that'a all?now lot me die." tibe folded tier arms across her breast, and in a few momenta her soul asceuded to the God who gave it. ? ?_ t Oblluury. Died.?fftf residence, in this city, at 3 o'clock, on the uforning of the 2:W inst., Miss Lavina Smith, aged 67 yeara, 8 months and 27 dufs. The subject ol the sbtrtc notice was born in Kingston^ Uster county, New York, and removed to' Ibti (Sty w it It her. father, in the year 1810, where ahe r<i ttahfed; with the exception of a brief residence in' Jackson county, nntll her death. Bhe wa* the daughter of Jonas and Dinah Smith, well and' favorably known to many of our old tltlwns. Miss Bitolth waa an estimable woman, highly res'fteted by all with whom ahe came In contact, and lived a pure, blameless life. Her sickness f?s of short duration, and wbto .the final summons came, slit was prepared, and hor spirit la now with her Father and her Qod. She waa. the Aunt or coi. S. r.-tf: b. smite; of triii city, and' leavis many relatives and friends to fflitlrn her departure, iter remains were interred in the tfty ceme tery on yesterday. ? 4T i m Justice Timtoa fined John Mehan |1 and costs Monday for being drunk upon the streets. Failing' to pay tho fins he #u cMnmUted to jail, ami thsrn lie remains. ?"?~I VI piukiug np ? few local fyllj*. many think, M mere child'* pi*/. But suppose ibey hud to do it ihtmsolfei. We imagine the reiull would hi; Hbout like thin Marching bravely intq the sanctum, we doB oar hat ana sharpen our faber; gal out a tablet and are ready for business. The question next arisen, "What shall we write abopt?" one bring* us in a single item, And it isn't long till we begin tu feel somewhat "lumped; the broad smile we wore upon entering the office is fast changing intua sort of far off look and a frown. The more we think about something to write about the more wee feel like wa could never write another line in the world.? Every idea we ever entertained has departed. Printers want oopy, and we find ourselves in a terrible di lettima; then for the first time we begin to realize how much fun there is in ranning a paper. If perchance we get out one number, we then wonder wherti t^ie neit is to come from, for surety we ex haustcd ourselves upon our first effort. We go home a wisor if not a happier mortal, bid the now rested editor to resume the tripod, giving bim (tuple assurance that ever afterwards he will have our respect andsympathy,where he bad before our Hdiuulo and ill-will.? Exchange. Point Pleasant Orchestra tfntf fancy skating at City Uall Friday evening. Washino Madk Easy.?A corres pondent of the Uo\ueiuper gives the following "receipt for robbing the inovitable "wash dny" of Bome of its terrors. Tba receipt has been tried Wre, and found to work like a charm: Soak clothes ovef night in ciear water. Id mornit/g put two pails of water in boiler, shave into tliis two thirds bar soap; when dissolved add six table spoons full kerosene oil; when boil ing hot put in your finest clotbcs and boil twenty minutes, after which boil the others in success ion suds, thoroughly looking over the dirty spots such 88 wrisbands, neck, etc., rubbing between tba hands, riuso in two waters a,nd hang tip; must usu soft water all to gether. 1 Fancy skating at City Hall Fri day evening, A Chinese bride tUs attired iu a "plain bi, trimmed with a rare old toyah, while the trousers were of three full lengths of yellow sigee." It has often pccurred to us that trousers of yollow sig'oc, and a hi Gllcd with rare old toyah, would be a lovely costumo for a bride. A silver kiki in the hair and a gold tumtu around thd ncck would ma terially increase the offectiv^'css of the costume, we thiuk. There will be plain and fancy, skuting at the City Hall on Friday even'ng, February 27il?. MIfs Rhoda (jteenbergen, Mr?. Chas. Beale, Misses Ilcboccu and Ella Bealo, Mi?B Ella Neale, Miss Mary Moore, Miss Miitie Easlham, Mr. and Mrs. Peter Couch, Mr. W. S. Spencer and Mr. Robert Hutch inson, of this county, formed a gay party of excursionists and left on the 5 o'clock train last evening tu visit the New Orleans Exposition. We pray they may have a safe journey wrought with many pleas ures in tho Sunny South. Go to the Oily llall Friday eve ning and see the expert skating by A. E. Guyman. The Point I'leaaant Skating Rink occupies the hall over tie Capehart store hoUi-e. The room is 27 by 100 feet. Mr. G. T. Smith is the manager. Oar yonng peo ple can now take their spare change and enjoy . themselves. Itoller skating is getting to be quite pupular, and wo suppose our people will soon be as, crajy over this amusement as aro the people of other towns. Remember Riuk to nigVt at City Hall. Point Pleasant Orchestra will furnish music. The tltkting riuk at City Hail was jam full pn Saturday afternoon of our yotiajfsociety folks, who had a merry time. Some of our skaters are improving fast and will be pre pared to skate with the best of them presently. Our only unfa vorable Criticism is that tbey skate as if fur life, in faot, gome of the boys remind us of the pictures of Canadian skaters chased by wolves thai we have saeu in our child hood.' . - City Hall Rink to-night and Thursday night. dur young friend ,W; 8. Sponcer, of tbe firm, of ftlcCowti & Spencer, left Tuesday morning for Now Orleans to visit tbe Exposi tion. We hope hit trip will be one of pleasure and profit. About tbe best local paptr along the Ohio, is the GallijwHs Jbyrnui. "Pink" never m'iisoi an item'. J. M. Adkins, Point Pleasant; W; Va., 1 "? ' N ' _ , * Has Jiist Received a New and Complete line of HARDWARE, NAILS, Table and Poo?et Outlery, REVOLVERS, AMMUNITIONS, &c; REMEMBER T^AT 1 NOW KEEP A FULL"LINE OV Housebuilding Material at muph less cost thno over bofore oifotfcd ;ip this market. It will txi money in your pockot to got my pricc? boforo buying. 1 also have a large stock of PAINTS AND OILS, at low figures. Be sure and get our figures. We can safo you money ("Successors to TJHRIG t STOCEEOFFJ ?DEALERS f]Sv? Dry ^ km?, Friwffi, BOOTS UNO SHOES, CLOVER, TIMOTHY and BLUE GRASS SEEDS, PIE OLD BOURBON AND RYE IB Gourt Street, n?af the River, GALLIPOLIS, 0. A prlJO, 18S4, -If C. M. ADAMS, * ? . . ,?V> o / %'ir. V^* Cor. Court and 3d Sts., Gallipolis, 0; ? ' ; Has been receiving new good* !rom the city for the past three weeka, and all of the moat improvod mak?tand of a suporinr quality. IUh assortment In now largo and cuuipliite and the beat aelccted in the city, Prices will not fail to pluaao. BED ROOM AND PARLOR SUITS, CENTRE TABLES; HALL RACKS, CIIAIRR. RC RE.16ft; WARDHOBES. and everything usually sold at a firat-claxa Kurnitlitb Store; I rwpectfull* nak the uitUeua of Poiut Pieamint to call when in the ciiy. C. M, ADAMS, - GALLIPOLIS, O. TOSE&TABERB. HAY WARD & CO., MAIN ST., POINT PLEASANT, W. VA,' UNDERTAKERS.. With .14 years experience. A branch from the oldest Home in Galllpolia. With two lino adult Hearaea, and one beautiful White Hearu for children; with the beat team of white horaea in the State. Every stylo of i ? . Metat and Wood Caskets' and Cases, . . . From the Cheapest Hospital to the, Finest Caaketa, always ,1/j stock. Also all qnalljitp ol Uubes fur adulu and children. Carriage# with good truafy teams aud polite driven furniahed on application. WALL PAPERS, CURTAINS, AND ALL STYLES OP OIL CLOTHS, Children's'Cabs,Bicycles,Tricycle*, Velocipedes, Wagons, Ac.,atm'Aiiofacturw'i prlcea, and the only place where a complete aasortment canto-Mud in the city, and we will not U undersold iri toy atrtTtle 111 Wir llni. Call and see before yot? b"y- ........ .-??? ? [Sot. 2i)lh, lR8%tf. .. NOTiet, i. , f wish to Inform the,ppblic that my Mill i( no* reml^Jor grinding, ?tiii will Btart o|i finoon u the w either uifAltir: ilittle. And qn account of tho Ion-, ep 1 have met with the lut am not able to eell on tiuio any longer, but will have to ileowuiiHhe tMtr Irom eve-., rybody. 1 earnoatly reqiimt ttf, pwtles indebted to me to call it onpe and aettie u 1 cannot keep up. Without money. Retpecttolly, C. M. COLE. Joh28-lu. To the Ladies Especially; [>'FORK bu; J wliqre, cnll ollie B Jom vine voiir miwhlnee olse li st tlip r'Mldfitcc of MIm *, fllrf ?Smtni tWS New Improved Hcbt running ?elMhre*rtln? hl?n arm Howe, anil bf convinced tint. It la the brat on Ibe market, and by call ing on her ah o 4*111 take pleasure in > allowing .you its - superior merit. For aalu by lier, the Mile Agent. dec. it, 6m. Ooraeta. Ibaii'ittM lo tbM 1?. feb uWT im PHutlnif uf JllVtyft eicculvd it . PriutinK ot all 9?? h'l'