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TO-DAY'S ELECTION.
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Some Diverse Vlows on the Electric
Liglit Ordinance.
"DON'T STAND IN YOUR OWN LIGHT"
Some Hard Work Being Done
Against Hotter Street Lighting and ,
fur a Bonanza for the Elcctrical |
Company?Light on tho Question.
At seycn o'clock this morning the
polls K ill open anil by six this evening
tho question ol tho ratiilcation of tho
elcctrie light ordinance will be decided
by tho qualified votors of the city.
There has been a good deal said pro
nnd con on tho subject, and yesterday
wen opposed to electric lights unless
bought from tho Wheeling Elcctrical
Company wero working as hard and
spending money as freely as though the
election of a President wero at stake.
Opponents of tho ordinance have
raised money somowhero to pay workers
at tho polls to labor for tho defeat of the
loan to-day. Yesterday men, most of
them interested in the electrical company,
were going about employing men
on salary for tho purpose.
A South Side advocate of decent street
lights has a largo blue print of the
pjan of lighting tho city displayed at his
iront door, with tho words placarded
on it: "Don't stand in your own light."
This lirtrniiin n sort n( lt.iMlc crv with
the friends of better light.".
In anothor place in this morning's
paper is tho resolution on tho subject
of tlin loan adopted by tlio Council. A
member of the Klcctric l.ight CommisBion
recently received tliu following
letter, which explains itself:
Deak Kin:?We liavc your favor of
the 2<th lust., in which you desiro that
we should give you, either for publication
or for personal use, au estimate on
the cost of operation of an elcetric light
plunt of 400 lights of 2,00(1 candlo power
eiich. You desiro that tho ligures
should bo oxnet regarding the wages of
all men necessary, specifying tho amount
lor each man, and rating coal at a cost
of three cents per bushel.
In answer to the foregoing inquiries
we can a talc frcm our experience during
the past ten yonra in the clcctric lighting
business, and in the construction
a?d operation of the largest plants in
tho United States operated under the
Wood system. Wo would say, however,
that there is a marked difference
in the cost of operation of tho various
systems of electric lighting, but the
tacts are not generally known, for the
reason that in system's where the cost
of operation is "exceedingly high, the
first cost of tho plant is oxcee'diilirlv
low, and the purcfimcrs usually conceal
from tho public the cost of operation'
for reasons best known to themselves;
but when probable purchasers go into
the investigation for the purchase of a
plant as large as 400 lights, and costing
as much. money, it is business policy to
enter into the* closest investigation regarding
the questions you have asked.
We have been informed that the
Wheeling Elcctrical Company lias
stated in the public press that tho operation
of this plant will cost$30,000 per
year. To answer the company's representative
on this point we might refer
to a paper published and addressed to
tho honorable Mayor and Council of the
city of Wheeling, W. Va., recently, in
which they state that they are willing
to purchase a plant 01'electric light to
cost from $80,000 to $100,000, and rent
tho same to the city at a cost of $72 o2
por lamp per year, ajui in accordance
w ith their own statement we would observe
that they are willing to do a business
on an investment of $100,000, upon
a profit of S2 48 per light per year.
Without going into the merits or demerits
of their position, it is evident
there is a large sized bug in the stateino.it,
which the following?tho cost of
operation of a plant?would clearly
show the Wheeling Electrical Company.
Perhaps they desire to have tho public
wnnilApfiil aiman nf
philanthropy.
Wo will take, to begin, tho cost of labor
1 upon a plant ot the Fort Wavno Wood
apparatus, and if it were desired we'would
be willir.fi to guarantee to tho city our
iigures would be correct.
One electrician, per year- .. $1,200
fix trimmer#, Slieaou per month 3,210
One llnemnn, 865 per month 780
One dynamo innn, ??V? per month 780
One holpor, SJft per month ,. 510
One chief engineer, $73 per month. ... lioo
One helper, c-l' per month W0
Two llremcu, 5l/? each l,WO
Totnl cost of labor S 9,OGO
292.000 pairs of carbon* At 912 per M...!3,5C ?
82,133 bnahels coal at 8 acuta per
bushel ~ 2,401
Oil nnil waste 12u
Globes, estimated at........ 2.V)
3 6,338
Total .. ..$13,398
We would also state that tho figures
here given are quite liberal in every department.
and amtriv sufficient to oner
ate this plant.
Now wo will show why tho Wheeling
Electrical Company wore so anxious to
secure the contract at $72 52 pur lamp
per year, providing tho terra ot the contract
should be ten yours, and also with
tho stipulation that the city may have
the option to purchase the plant at tho
end of ten years for $80,000.
You will observe thel$72.C2 per lamp
per year,less operating expenses, $88.49,
would nialio a net profit to tho Wheeling
Electrical Company, in case this
contract were awarded to them, of
nearly $14,000 per year, or 17} per cent
upon'their investment. You will also
observe that their estimate on $SO,OOOis
based, in my opinion, upon two circumstances:
First, they have their laud
and building; second, thoy have their
poles scattered over a largo portion of
the city. And taking into consideration
these two large items thoy could build
u good plant Tor $80,000, oiio very much
superior to the lights tlicy have been
operating in your city, vii., tho West
Illguouau s.vhluiu, niiirn un.i jiiuvuii unsatisfactory
and unreliable in neatly nil
the placcs'that it has been erected.' We
call to mind two places where the apparatus
has been condemned and
thrown out within the iinst monthWarren,
0., and Blairaville, Pa.
In conclusion, we call (o mind thnt
during tho past two months bids were
asked for and submitted to the city of
Wheeling for in electric light plant,
consisting of 400 lamps ami the necessarv
steam plant and construction, and
owing to the largo size of this plant and
the amount of money involved, the
writer believes thnt owing to tho spirit
and competition existing in tho electric
linlit bmiueiii to-dar. voiir committee
I.ivs received proposals for this plant,
and from good people, any of which ran
construct your plant for tho amount of
money thoy have agreed to, but wo heliovo
that the Fort Wavno Company
made tho lowest and bent hi<l, with tho
best apparatus known to tho world today
for street Ushtln*. We would susiwt
to vott, as a member of the committee,
that on behalf of the Fort Wayne
Electric Company, wa would ask your
committee, or as many as could conveniently,
to tto and wspoct our system
now in operation lighting the streets of
Cincinnati with 600 lights, Louisville
720, St. Looii with over 4,000, Detroit
with 1,200, n Urge jwrtion of -Chicago
with 300 lichta, Fort Wayne with S."j0, a
largo number at Milwaukoo, Uullalo,
Philadelphia, ami investigate anion;
theso peoplo tho correctness of the
statement hero Willi submitted yon, as
to cost of operation and the care and
maintenance of this system. Wo aik
tliis In justice to ourselves, and also
suggest that you may employ an? export
electrician to accompany you,
that this investigation may he made
without fear or favor to any ono.
All of which wo respectfully submit
to you as a member of die committee.
Yours rcspcdfiilly;
Eti.CNE IxaoLD, _
Manager Pittsburg OHipe,
for Fort Wayne Klcctric Co.
AGAINST Till: ELECTItlC LIGHT.
A Citizen's Reason for'oppoftltiff tlio Adoption
of the Ordinance.
To the Editor of the Intelligencer:
Sin:?Permit me to say a few words of
j warning to tho eitizons and taxjiuvers
I of the city of Wheeling concerning tne
proposition to be voted on to-morrow.
I I am not a stockholder or in any.manner
interested in the Wheeling Electrical
Coinpuny. I hnvo np# intcofjt or
j prejudico to serve hy'mj'r^jjDsifion to
the ordinance and shall strive to content
myself with the result, if the necessary
three-fifths of th6 vbt?r4. ilfcdido it
necessary and desirable that wo should,
under the circumstances, put upon ourselves
the load of additional debt and
taxation for the purpose of electric
street lighting. ......
The question 8bo?ld be klecidtd !>ysound
common sense and the best possible
judgment, keeping in mind the
very grave and important consideration
of iitiancos? the results that must and
will surely follow. The >Vh<;eling Electrical
Company should~nave\nothing to
do with tfie matter, and it should be
made clear to the public that any effort
to create an impression that it,is a conflict
between that coin pan/and .the pub*
licor the city,is an abort!vffdwjigivoncoivcd
to direct attention from the real
merits and bv prejudico effect what
woulcl naruiv Docomuioreu, u uivosiuu
of the heat tlnis thrown into llio iseuo.
This had shown itself to be a patient,
long suffering communit?evils and
abuses have grown about us until we
are environed by perils greater Ujap wo
suppose. Are wo to continue in this
line? Are we ready to assume the
grave responsibilities involved by further
additions to our public debt?
Are wo to repeat tho experiences not
yet done with, of the new bafin and
bur handsome stone liridge?the one
built beyond tho capacity, ot ourw.Uur
works to rcach, aiiitincapabte bfoctalning
water, even could it 11 pumped to
it; the other, to cost so little, to bo
completed so soon, vet not within the
thinnest shadow ot completion, and
evident to the most obtuse personalia t
tho expenditure will come to nearly
double the original estimate by which
tho public was misled?even now with
a serious question of its stability?.> |
possibility no prudent individual would
assume were he acting for himself.
The voters of the city of; .Wheeling
should understand that the question is
not one of local pride, but local taxation;
that all of these beautiful things I
must be paid for,monuments to remind
us ol our wisilotn or louy. 1 ney snoum
decidewher?aud Iiow tigs ntyaeyshpuld
be expended, riot forgetting Hint good j
streets with poor lights are bettor than
poor streets with good lights; that
plenty of cheap, pure, healthy water is
a blessing onualed.only by.pure and
healthy air, and fir more essential to
the health, contentment and happiness
of a people. The manufacturer, the
banker, the merchant or the real estate '
owner can (lmw upon his reserve or exact
an additional pr^ftfepth which to
pay his growing burden of taxation;
but how with him who labors for bis
all,who, by pinching economyand great
self-denial, lias gathered to himself a
home, although it. may bo ever so
modest? Ilbwis lie-to m'eelHiiSiacreasing
demand, ond from what is he tb'
draw? He can answer for himself. It
means more economv, mora self-denial,
an increased demand upon his savings
or his weekly wages. Ihese of.our people,
they are' many, should as seriously
consider this matter as he who may be
a bloated bondholder.
It matters not wnomor jieiiiuru, i
Moundsvillo, Martin's Ferry or Wegee
has cloctric light. Do wo need it?
Aren't our streets well lighted? Don't
wo want lew tnxos, better and purer
water and fewer jobs? Let us content
ourselves and devote our attention to
bettering those institutions- wo have
and give the masses of tho people something
for their money.
Every citizen should seriously consider
the question of to-morrow upon
its broadest basis, "the greatest good to
thcgroatost number," and express his
convictions by his vote.
Don't let it go by default. Don't rely
upon yolir neighbor and don't be misled
by tho "big man am 1" of any newspaper.
Bear in mind' an 'aflirmativo
vote means increased taxation; that our
four and a half per cent bonds tor
bridge purposes have not been sold,
cannot bo, and that it is proposed to
pay sis per cent on tho electric bonds,
n very little matter, yet a volume in
itself; and don't forget' the "gang" arc
spending money "and' working hard to
foist this job npon us.
"You pays your money and you takes
your choice."
A TAXPAYER AND CITIZEN IN SO WAV CON
XKCTED WITH THF. KLEGTMO PLANT.
Wheeling, June 20, 't)l.
ELECTRIC LIGHT.
A >fow 1'lnn Proposed 1>j' fi C'prrtispondtmt
to Jtanurq tJin Ufflits.
To the Editor of the Intelligencer:
fin:?I tako it that no ono in thia city
is opposed to lighting the streets with
electric light, but thero are many objections
to the plan proposed. It occurs
to me that the proper way to get the
light is ns follows: (iet proposals from
builders of electric light appliances for
furnishing -100 or more arc lights at a
fixed price per monthfor A term of ten
or twenty years, together with a lixed
price at' which the city may at its
option take tho plant nt' tno ^expiration
of any year dnringthe ter4i/\ g
Use all tho profits of tho gas works
for tho pavmcnt of monthly bills for
electric lighting, and invest the surplus
ill city bonds until enough has
been accumulated to pay for the plant.
If the gas works is as profitable an establishment
as we are led to bolieve,
and electric lightine is as cheap
as advocates of the proposed loan would
havous think, we can in this wuv got
our clcctric light at once without issuing
any more bonds, and in a fow years
own tlie plant without taxing any one.
Wt-. ...111 ..>t ... ,
J up paw coil d mil vis li ui iiui luiiijiiniii, |
because they arc used to bearing other
people'# burdens and arc getting gas so
cheap that thov liavu no right to kick.
It may bo considered impertinent to
ofler a business like suggestion to our
city diulH at this Intp day, imd -X apologize
for not offering it sooner.
Respectfully yours,
n.
Wheeling, June 2G.
ItF.ADEItS of the r>'TEI.I.IOK\Crre (to.
Jug ontof town tor the Snnimor enn hnvr
the IMrELUGENCER mailed to tliem for
lxty>flre ce:?t? per mouth, poitage free.
Jl.UtTIN'S 1'EIUtY.
Sumlny C. ? P, Tralii"-W. H L. E. Nenrljr
Ketitly for ?Minur Mnttnr*.
The new arc lights nro more eatisf:ictory
than the old ones,
Ernest Smith and (JeorgoKnglebright
are iiu.Jic from the Lafayette College.
Robert lilnekforil returned yesterday
from a pleasant visit at Washington, Pa.
Walter "Pomp" Grillith lias returned
from a two years' atuy in the southwest.
Mr. and Mrs. Michael Morton have
been visitidg friends at Tiltonville this
week.
"Brie Brightovos," Haggard's latest,
is linviliar u iniini ritll fit. t.flH P. (). llfiWS
.a - a ?
stand.
Mr. and Sirs. Bonjnmin Exlov.sr., are
entertaining Mrs. Mullauuy, 0/ BurnesviHo,
l'fl.
The Seldom Seen Fishing Club will
give a moonlight picnic at llolling's
orchard to-night.
Rov. Morse, the new pastor of tha
Baptist Church, is expected to arrive
to-aay from Dayton.
Mrs. Frank Ford, of Steubenville,
came down yesterday, summoned by the
death of Miss Ella ford.
Mr. J. T. Moore, of Bnrnesville, is
now on tho staff of Commander Warner,
of the Ohio 6. A. R.
Bud Devault and William Ellefritz
were severely hurt while working on a
bridge nt Glenn's run on Thursday.
The funeral of Frank, son of Mr. and
Mr.i. Henry More-land, topk plaeo yesterday
from his homo in Clark's addition.
The interment was at Rlvorviow.
A~scveu-weeks'-old daughtor of Mr.
and Sirs. Frank Dennis, residing on
ilicKory street, aiea yesieruay. jne
funeral will take place to-morrow at U
a. m.
The fire department was called out at
C o'clock last evening by a slight lire in
the stable in the rear of Lflno's plumbing
shop, 011 Washington avenue. An
alarm was turned in troin box '17. ,
Nearly all ottbe delegates to tho Endeavor
convention, also tJio visitors,
have returned to their homes. Tho general
verdict is that Martin's Ferry is a
good place in which to hold such con
vent ions.
John 1*. Jones, tho President of the
i United Miners, and L. M. Beatty, tho
I National Organizer, returned from
| Bridgeport yesterday, where tlioy had
a peaceable conference with reference
to the wage question.
[ Tho Wheeling & r.al:e Eric railroad
will probably run excursions from Martin's
Ferry "to Stenbenviilo on Labor
Day, July G. Tho Wheeling & J.ake
Erie, by tho way, has ordered .1 lot of
new passenger coaches and parlor cars.
Mica Ella Fori!. fho sixteen-vear-old
daughter of Sir. and Mrs. William Ford,
died at tlin family residence on First
sfreet yesterday of typhoid fever, having
recontly suffered a relapse. Miss
Kllii was a member of the M. 15. Church
and was an excellent girl. The funeral
will tako place to-morrow at 2 p. m.
Samncl Morrison was drownedi at
Steubenville 0:1 Thursday while inbathing.
Ho wos 22 years old, and was to
havo been marridd soon, lie was a
splendid young man. lie was a brother
01 Mrs. Harrison Bcttip, of Martin's
Ferry. Mr. and Mrs. Bettis and Miss
Myrtle Hughes, of Martin's Ferrv, and
Mr. anil Mrs. James Wright, oPWest
Wheeling, will attend the funeral this
morning.
Charles H. Potter, of Cleveland, the
Y. M. C. A. evangelist, and a member
of th? State conimittoe arrived in thecity
last night from Cleveland, where
he is engaged in business. He will give
a talk in the Y. M. C. A. rooms this
evening at 8 o'clock, and'one in tho
T).Anl...tAK!on /%)> tio.lt tn-tOAt-fAir Hinrn.
1 JCOU^IUMHU UIUIVII vw-utuityn M-nw
ingr. In tho C. 1'. church to-mnrrort?ul
4 p. n). he will address a men's mass
meeting. Ho will also be present and
talkat the union meeting of the churches
to bo held in the M. E. church to-morrow
evening. All who can attend those
meetings should do so.
It is understood that n now schedule
will go into effect on the Cleveland and
Pittsburgh railroad early in July and I
two Sunday trains will bo run, one up
oarly in the morning, to bo run as No.
40, and one down in the evening as >"o.
39. A delegato at the Christian Endeavor
convention from Stoubonville
[ wanted tho union to petition the company
asking it not to run tho two Sunday
"trains. ' His motion was out of order,
and nothing was afterward done.
It is said that tho reason tho Cleveland
and Pittsburg contemplates miming
Sunday trains is because this is done on
the Wheeling and Lake Erie, which
will shortly commence running trains
to Martin's Ferry regularly.
Mnrrti Grns Pnrmlo Wugotifl.
The Bodlcy Wagon Company shipped I
twenty wagons to Snn Antonio,'Texas,
on Thursday, to bo used in the Mardi
Gras parade in that city. They were
built especially for this purpose. This
is the last shipmant to be made from
this point. The works closed down yesterday,
and the men have commenced
to talte down the machinery to ship it
to Staunton.
NOTES OX NAVIGATION.
Sltigo of Wntcr unci 7?Io vein cats of Ilontn.
Tho lllvur lotorf st?.
The river was slill falling last night,
with i) feet 0 inches in tho channel.
Tho reports from above were:'
Warren?1 foot 5 inches and falling.
Weather clear and warm.
Jlorgantown?4 feet 10 indies and
stationary. Weather clear and warm,
lirownsvillo?5 feet 0 inches and fall!?/?
Vlrn"i?liAr ol/inp ntirl wanri
At 8 a. m., Snnday, the Batclielor will
pass down from Pittsburgh to Cincinnati.
On licr regular trip to Pittsburgh tomorrow
tho Keystone Stnto will leave
at 7 a. m.
The following boat3 will leave to-ilay:
Tlio H, K. Bedford is bonntl for Pittsburgh
at X a. in.?At the same hour tho
Ancles will pass down for Cincinnati.
The schodulc for Sunday is as follows:
The Lizzie Bay and the Ben Iiurareduo
to loavo for Pittsburgh at 0 a. m.?Tho
Parkersburg packot, the Courier, will
got away at noon. ,
Tho Matt F. Allen left for Pittsburgh
yesterday at (! a. m.?Tho Ben Hur got
away tor Parkersburg at 11:30 a.m.?"lho
Batclielor and tho Courier passed upfor
Pittsburgh, tho former at 4 p. m., the
latter at 10 p. m.
You can never know till yon try, how
aulcklv n dose of Ayer'e Pills will cure
vour sick headache. Your stomach anil
bowels need clcqneinff, and theso pills
will accomplish it more ell'ectnallv and
comfortably than any other medicine
yon can finil. d.hv
Ladies' fino turned Button Shoes
$2 25, worth S3; flue kid Oxford tics 75c
and $1, worth SI 50 at
tiroxe's C.<8ii Sitop. Stors.
Mr. clnrk, to tlie I'ubUc.
I wish to say to my friends and the
public, that 'I regard Chamberlain's
Colic, Cholora and Diarrhoea Remedy
as the best preparation in nso for colic
and diarrhoea. It is the finest selling
medicino I ever handled, because it always
gives satisfaction.
0. H. Clark,
ww Orangcrille, Texas.
rUF. GLASS 811UX-DOAV.V.
Ta-Dny 'All tlie Fadnrlei Lit Tlu ir Fire*
(in Out?The Wng*> IJuelllon.
To-dav nil the gloss houses in Wheeling
ami vicinity will let their fires go
outforthennnu.il summer shut-down.
An IxTntLiGHScEE reporter was talking
yesterday to Mr. Hanson E. Waddoll,
secretary of the Ifobbs Glass Company,
and asked him how trade had been and
what the prospects were for nextseason.
"I think that the reneral glass trade
I i... kun mi hni*/tnll frtp tt,n niiHt three
41410 I'VVII nil UV* .... T
months," Mr. Waddell replied. "Inour
own Hues the trade has not been
particularly brink lately, except in our
uew patented lamp, which in having a
good snle. We are rushing this ware
oat as fast as possible, with our forco
working day and night. We are short
of stock, however, and when we have
packed and shipped all we have on
hand we will be o,000 lamps short of
orders already liled. As I have 3aid, in
other lines trade has been dull during
the spring, but I attribute this to the
disagreeable weather and bad roods.
The country merchants couldn't get to
town, so t'lio jobbers say, and thie, of
course, has had a great deal to do with
the state of trade.
"When do you intend to start up
again V"
"We will begin work August 15. A
Wheeling paper has stated that the
Ifobbs Glass Company will not start up
.tt tbe usual time. I don't know wlicro
they got their information, but so far as
my knowledge goes, we will be turning
out goods at the reghlur time. The
only thing t,hat could possibly delay us
would a failure to settle the wage question,
and I see no reason to anticipate
tmch an event. The glassworkers will
ftbld thoir convention in Steubenvlllc
July 6, after which the two conference
committees will fneet. The men want
to work, and so do the manufacturers,
anil six weeks if surely a long enough
time to, allow them to settle the question.
In our factory wo have only the
or.Knary repairs to make with nothing
to delay us, and I feel sure that on August
15'tlie works will be running again,
with prospect* for a good trade ahead."
Cufpbo from Canada J'rttlylrrian,
under signature of C. lilackeft Robinson,
proprietor.: I was cured of oft-recurriii"
bilious headaches by Burdock
Blood Bitters. daw
First Grand Unso Brill jfrciirnlon
To Stenbenvjllo ana Jtsrowns island.
"I!oil Cross Oil" nnil "Shamrock" Ball
Clubs, of this city, Sunday Juito 28,
18111. Music, refreshments,"i:c. liverybody
invited. Bqat leaves wharf at 8 a.
in. sharp. . .
Baltimore !' Ohio.
For the laying of the comer stone of
St. John's Catholic church at Benwood,
Sunday, Juno 28, the Baltimore & Ohio
will run a special train, leaving Wheeling
at 2 p. ra, Returning, leave Benwood
at 5 :45 p. in. Fare ior the round
trip 15c.
Half Rates to I ho Jforthwent via B.& O.K.It.
On account of the Convention of the
Young People's Society of Christian
Endeavor at Minneapolis, Minn., July
Vith to 12th, tho Baltimore & Ohio Railroad
Company will sell round trip tickets
to that, city from all stations on its
lines from July fitli to 8th, Inclusive, at
the low ra{? of one fare fur the round
trip. These cheap rates are not restricted
to delegates, but are open to the general
Dublic. Ticlteis will be valid for re
turn journey on trains leaving Minncapolig
July. 12th to lotli, inclusive. Those
desiring to retnitin longer can do so by
depositing their tickets for safe keeping
with the ngctit of the terminal railroad
c.t Minneapolis until they wish to begin
it hoi f. rl(Arj\,jo!U'n('V, sucn date not to be
'later lli;in August 311th, 1801. n.?v
King of Medicines
Scrofulous Humor?A Cure
l( Almost Miraculous
""When I was 14 years of ago I bad a sevcro
attack of rheumatism, and after I recovered
had to go on crutches A year later, scrofula,
la the form of wliito swellings, appeared on
various parts of my hody,and foi 11 years I
was an Invalid, being confined to my bed
years. In that thno ten or eleven sores appeared
and broke, causing mo great pain and
suffering. I feared I novcr should get well.
" Early In 13SGI went to Chicago to visit a
sisicr, uuc was eonuneu 10 my uca most or mo
tlmo I was thcro. In July I road a book,' A
l)ay with a Circus,' In which were statements
of euros by Ilood's Sarsaparllla. I was so 1m-,
pressed with tho success of this mcdlcino that
I decided to try It. To my great gratification
tho sorc3 soon decreased, and I began to feel
better and In a short time I was up and
out of doors. I continued to tako Hood's SarBapnrllla
for about a year, when, having used
six bottles, I had becoroo bo fully released
from tho diseaso that I went to work for the
Flint & Walling Mfg. Co., and since then
i]ave not lost a single pay
on account of sickness. I believe the diseaso
is ospolled from m7 system, I always feel well,'
am in good spirits aud have a good appetite.
I am now 27 years of ago and can walk as well
as any one, excopt that ono limb Is a littlo
6hortcr than tho othor, owing to tho loss of
bono, and the sores formerly on my right log.
To my frieuds my recovery seems almost
miraculous, aud I think Ilood's Barsaparllla
Is tlio king of medicines." William A.
Lnnit, 0 K. Railroad St., KcndallvlUo, 2nd.
Hood's Sarsaparilla
Gold by all druggist*. fl; nlxforp. i'reparedonly
l?y 0. l HOOD & co., Apothecaries,Lowell, Mom.
100 Pogog One Dollar
SHOES^
W. L. DOUGLAS
$3 SHOE SSSS
ranted, and $n stamped on Irattom. Addrciw..
W. L. DOLULAfi, lJrocktou, Itlma. SoldbS
Stonb'h &ash Shoe fronn. 1012 Main Street,
MENKr.meli.rn a Harvkk, 2151 Market Street,
Jour; PrrpAX. Bonnvtod. Jafi.TTH**
STATIONERY, BOOKS, ETC.
Warm ||to Goods.
Ifcntnock*. Cotton and Manilla. Four distinct
lines of leadiug; lookers. 1'rlcej from W
cent* to 75.
Julip Straws for hot weather bevcrncca. Larjje
tmndlu SNc.
Out ftoor Gatncit. a* Ixmn Tcnnif, IJo*e Ball
Foot Hull. Croquet, pithing Tackle, Ac.. 4c.
t Paper and Cloth Xoveli at reduced pricca.
Stanton & Davenport,
*>? 1301 MARKET STREET.
ELECTRI!
WILL
Mft ATIIPP TM
1W UliAJJiA ill!
"WHEREAS, A numb
circulated by interested p
fication of the Electric Lig
that its adoption will pi
other needed irnprovemej
"RESOLVED, That 1
people that the ratificat
Ordinance, TO BE VOTE
JUNE 27, 1891, will in r
other public improvemen
tion, and, in our opinion
permanent benefit to the
I do hereby certify tlmt the
preamble and resolution adopted
June 23, 1891.
THGS,
SILK AND DRESS GOODS
JUN0
?is?
The Month of Roses 1
WE'LL MAKE IT T]IE MONTH
OF BARGAINS.
WRAPS AND JACKETS
at your own price to close them, as we need
the room for. fall wear. A11 sizes,
Colors and styles,
Woolen Dress Goods.
Prices sliced away down. All high class nov-1
cities will be slaughtered.
BTilf!F MUQC CttM
vur\\)i\ i/iiujju miuixm.
Wo bought too many/and iu onJcr to njOVo j
thcpi faster, have Mdacetf tbcjn 2) pur cent.
Now Is your opportunity to buy one cheap.
SILK UMBRELLAS.
Our 2<Mnph Gloria Silk Flno Oxodized Handles
are the blgsest bargain ever ottered. We
utill have u few left.
Cool Wash Dress Goods I
Our lino Ik tbc largest over showu in this city,
and at prim within the renrh of nil.
Thou; Five Out Dross Ginghams uro selling
rapidly and will not last mucli lunger.
Egger, Warrick & Co.,
1132 Malfi Street.
SUM MER FABRicS.
SWEEPING
? I
REDUCTIONS!
IN
Choice Summer Fabrics
India and China Silks
AT REDUCED PRICES.
Black Silk Flouncing
AT REDUCED PRICES.
w line Eiuiuruiuoitju riuiMwug
AT REDUCED PRICES.
Summer Weight Dabaigos and Mohairs
AT REDUCED PRICES.
A FEW MORE
fluids' Fast Black Hose
Regular Made, at ZLOo.
SIZES e TO 8 1-2.
T fH TlTTATVTlin A /MA
J.S.KMJtMUU,
DENTISTRY.
New York Dental Association,
NO. 1010 MAIN ST., Wheeling, W. Vu.
a Set of Teeth 3 fl <x>
a-gooiisbt t. 00
r.csT Sr.T 10 OJ
GOLD FttMXtt A SPECIALTY!
Extracting .... 2ft Cents
Vitalized Am .......... co c?nu.
DR. C. L. HILL,
nprnmw mavaoetl
clothing, etc.
WAKXA.MAKER &BB"QW>\
HERE WB ABE \VJTJt
TWO THOUSAND Sl'IMXG SAMPLES
for Gents' ?ult> an<l Uniform*. For Variety
ted tiyle we Iwd t]?e world. Fit* guaranteed.
One-third wiving to
the consumer.
4. W. FKRURL, A tent.
fc20 Corner Twentieth and Main street*.
HIGHT!
STOP
PR0YEME1!
er of statements are being
arties opposed to the ratirht
Ordinance to the effect
event the completion of
its, therefore be it
:his Council assures the
;ion of the Electric Light
D UPON ON SATURDAY,
10 way interfere with any
t, vTTtl not increase taxa,
will result in great and
whole community."
i foregoing is a correct copy of a
by the City Council 011 Tuesday,
F. THONER,
OITT OXj?33X1K:.
" WANTED.
I W A X'V\?T)7,')~'^: 10 r'-J tJ,? Pi'ile* (: !??
I \j All FJil ' l.Jn'.s tlu only line evtr inv.-:.: , :ht
Ik>Ms the cMTW* without rini; a perfect
patent ricenvlv,k^n8(!: wild only \,y a?nti, :J
whom tha exci'Hivc ri*ht ij jm-cn j r.n rrcr*;-t ot a
c-.nl* we will a >.impls line by mail; ilio t;:.
cuUrs, price lint at;4 ternn to nsenu; tcccre w?
t'rxritorv at o::c?. A<l<lres* Tl?* <lutbe*
, XAu? Co., 17 Hehaon Stmt, Worcester, Matt
lnv-gT-w^s
Agents wantkd - ^t salaky
niul expenses i?oi?l to bright, activ?,
awake vounjpftifcn; tencber* nml Mudeuu j.r*.
!~ferrwl:"etni?l'>yociit pb-OMUit. uMlnlng nml j*r.
mnuent; no book tiMdllns: onr nctc nlanhti
I like "wild lire." Address, N'ATJONALLlUKAi;Y
ASSOCIATION, 213 Wabash Avenue. Ouc?..
ITiy.i"
GENERAL NOTICES.
j^DMINISITRATORS' NOTICE.
All persons Indebted to the estate ot Daalel
.Scbambrn, decod?cd, ore requested to call cci
sutjJe, find those baring claims against thowst#
will please present them at No. 1019 Mala unit
for pay.ntuL ?
C1IAS. E. SCIIAMBUA,
JolS ' Adinlnlstrnt.r.
STOCKHOLDERS' MEETINGS.
^q*OTICE TO STOCK IIOLDKIIS.
The annual meeting of the stockholders of thi
Klson Uluss Company, for the election ul live(i)
Directors anA'to* the transaction of such otlitr
buMucss as lutiv. come licforc the inwtlnir, will
bo held ot thc^IeLure llonse. Wheeling, W. Va.,
July 14,1891, nt 10 o'clock a. m
ELSON CLASS CO.
Chas. .t. GlT.t.. Sorrctary. jjj_
rrr 'FOR RENT.
FOR BENT?office lately op
CUPIEDbyi'rof. J.ckJo. No. lixi Chnpllne
trtrect. Inquire o( \V. L. McPIlAll., No. law Mat-ketatriu-r.
FOR SALE.
gTOCKS FOR SALE.
^ shares Ton',' Mill.
20 hlmrcs I tip' <?u<? ifiiriue It^uraaceCa
20 shares JWlmont N'nil Mi]l.
?lOshpre* Junction Iron Compnuy.
5 ehoret Wheeling Ice nnrl Stornpo Co.
Al?o for Pule a very desirable lot on Fouta
Foun street. Chain.
K. ?. 1HWI.V.
jel7 Broker, No. TwfHth^iro^
Stocks; lioxDS and heal estate
for sale.
20 shares Frnnkllu Insurance stock.
? lionilv Wlieftllnc Steel Works, SI COO cech.
lOghare* Commercial J5ank.
2.1 hhnr-s Jrflersou Imntam-e stock.
20 chares Hoyip# Olass
25 rtinriis Mroet ltuihvuy Co.
60 shares Wheeling Tottery stock.
South CtapUne ?ro.t ^}?^OTKtStock
Broker, So. lUT/, Mrlii sirwif. MeplicM
<.u S.
/\1 n A VTl T> A 1>IT VII if t\<
PGR SKLE.
Prof. Vfum liA* left tno very line r-M viollw I
with us to njKjMjso of. One a r py <?f tho -'inl
ivarlns ir.oflfcl, the other & ftulucr tticvM. M*>
a silver plated K flat Cornet, made liy II. Uiucrt.
These inatruiuoiils (iiferwl in bar-alu
_joi f. w. hai'mfr A-m_ I
IJpOItSA'LK. .
GOOD BUILDING STONE. I
I Delivered miv jilaeo In tho city limit.-! ousta?
notice. For price, Inquire nt
WKSTW'OOD'S JJttICK YARD.
I _apl7 I nst of LilX-lkJM.
jpOR SAS |g
LA !1(1E LOT.
| corner; Market ami Ttvctily-foiirth rtrcet*: ^
nimble for manufacturing site.
SEVEN ACRES
uearlilinGrtn'o; def'^nblc/oriMi'L'iin?.
w. v. U"?' . . !;!' "
I deO i:?'i M.v.I:-1 ?:r.?
- rr\ H
I EAST CHATTANOOGA laivu vv(EAST
CflATiNlM, I
TENNESSEE ! H
The rffjht plneo to (wtnbllnli any
i Soutli thut requires Wood, Iron or.mv.!.
Largo iBfe.meiits (o MaoiifaciiiKS I
OF EVKRY KIXO TO I-OCATE WITH VS. H
Now is the time aud b'-n* J.* tbv
the iouBtl&Uou (or future fortui.
K et to thtjik nbout Till.*. Writ- !
Inn, or buy n round irij? ticket t.? L-" /
tain, and when you rca?-U Lore, or.!I on
BENJAMIN THOMPSON,
Gcsrn u. iUSAur.it
EAST CHATTANOOGA LAND OMR
li!5 Jiiciinrdsou Block, Chottn:; (f
GRATEFUL?COMFORTING
'EPFS COCOA.
BREAKFAST.
"By thorough kaowifilw fA th* rnvira.
wbich go vert) t!j?s operation* ' ,T.
nutrition, mul by n careful >; i .
fine property* at Meli-.v ir-i t
baa jirovldod our bieiikfaAt 1
coteiy \ flavoured borornA' '? :
lnauy %avydoctors' b;iK T .
uauof5ucli urtltdcg of >l'.u ' r ' '
inay ho gradually bttllt up
to it'iat every tendency to ?!; < -J
tubtlo 7T>/iladiCff nrc ti:r.:!ng
attack wherever thrrr i? / '.v-: csc*]?e
many a fatal sbnf; ry ; .
WOJI fortified with pure bk?'? -i:-1
nourj?hed frume. '?"Cim - < *'r- V f .
MAfte slxnpjy with boiling a-' .' c 1 .
only In balfpound tlu.v by <if
thtw: JAML'FI'I-" .
llomoeopalhlc Cbetai-iM, f-"i . ?_ ..

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