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A ROUSING MAJORITY?M. GUTMAN A. CO.
TWsing majority L\ Of the people will buy their Men's and Boys' JlX Clothing at our store when they see the .^.SLASHING REDUCTIONS Wii havp maHu in nnr pnfirp nf Iti'sjifi'iieiilMsOoli We have too many goods and they must go, and go they shall, if the lowest prices ever put on GOOD, RELIABLE CLOTHING have anything to do with it These reductions affect every Suit and Overcoat in our house, and if you need anything whatever in Clothing we can save you from 23 TO BO CENT. We mean business, and all we want is for you to stop in and take a look at the goods, the prices will do the rest. M ATITMAN ?! PA UJ uuiiunii \x uxj,, ? Retail Department, Main and Twelfth Streets. lace curtain ends-geo. e. stifel a. co. T^P DON'T MATTER WHERE WE GOT THEM. I 1 SUFFICE TO SAY > IT'S THE CHOICEST LOT ever brought to Wheeling?and the price?its only a small per cent of what it should be, considering the real value of the goods. Look 1 Until sold we offer 1,000 CURTMN ENDS 1,000 EXTRA WIDE, EXTRA LONG ?59c EHCH. The Curtains of which these are samples retail from $8 oo to #2C oer oair. and the onlv differ ence is these are not the full length. J^"No exchange, approval or taking back. Geo. e. ?STiFEL & CO. The leaders in Lace and Portiere Curtains and Draperies. KABO flOBSETS S!Ms Made right in our own country and consider- ftW ing prices?$1.00 and $1.35?superior in workmanship to imported goods at twice the cost, while fully equal in nt anu wearing qualities. mvii ,7: Boning will Not Break and llllnlllSl Never Pokes Through. Long Waists, Medium Waists. Ask Your Dealer for KABO CORSETS. niiOrtius "DIRT DEFIES THE KING," THEN SAPOLIO IS GREATER THAN ROYALTY ITSELF. HARD WOOD BED Rl $2.00 CASH AI ?? WE CAN F Furniture,. (lamts. Sto 4* AAA V ?/* A V j w jr- ? ? ? j - ? > LACE CURTAINS ? T T ^Gn fcasy W House & Herrms 1300 MAIN STREET. THE STATE PRISON. Additional Testimony to tho Brutality There. ANOTHER EX-CONVICT TALKS OF IT. Tbe Superintendent Pronounced Incompetent and Cruel and the Management Bad in Kvery Sense. Cumulative Evidence of tbe Truth of Charges Which Have Never Been Dpnlrd. The Intelligences has several times had occasion to arraign the manage* ment of the state penitentiary at Moundsville as Superintendent Van Pelt runs it. Serious charges have been mode against him, and though he has responded to them, be has never said of an y one of the specific charges, "This is untrue." As has been remarked repeatedly, it is hard to secure the truth about such on institution. Those who are within its walls canuot well testify against the administration, and on ex-couvict'a testimony is necessarily to some exteot discredited. But when men who have served with good records, to the number of three or four, agree, without chance to consult, in making grave charges, the old adage, '.'Whore thero is bo much smoke there must be some fire," would seem to apply. First Frank Adams told of the incompetence and cruelty of Superintendent Van Pelt. This was several yoara ago. A few weeks ago Capt. Jaine9 H. Pine told a similar story, followed by one quite as sovero on the prison management, told by an ex-convict named Holmes. Theso all agreed in a general way, thoueh tho dotails naturally diflerod, according to tho chances thoeo who told the stories had for obaorva tiou while in tho penitentiary. Yestorday ati Intelligences reporter met Francis Martin, who waa discharged the day before after sorvine fivo years, less wood time. Ho waa sent up from Berkeley county on a charge of robbing a car. Martin ia an intelligent man, a keen observer, with a good memory. He was nover reported once in tho live years and three months he served in the priion, was a "trusty," and worked in tho engino room. Once when the engineer was sick tho entire charge oi tho room developed on him for a considerable time; so that it will bo seen that his story is not to be lightly dismissed as born of malice or told for revongo. Mr. Martin save Superintendent Van Pelt "is not only incompetent, but ia brutal by nature." He quoted from his reports and from thoso of his predecessors to show that all ho thinks of is "discipline," while other men in the samo position look to health, morala and happines9 of thoae under their charge. Whore a humane man looks to reform the convicts, ho only thinks of what ho calls discipline. Martin figurod out his own time, and found ho should bo discharged on Monday. Tho olliciala had him booked for Tuesday. iJo wrote a porno note io Vau Pelt, giving his figuroi and asking if he was not right. Van Pelt Bent for him, and sitting surrounded by four guards armed with big clubs, said roughly: "Look here, Martin, what are you bothering me with notos for? I haven't got time to waste on that kind ol busino9s." Ho added that by law a convict wan not entitled to credit for his first day in prison, which, if it is true, is all wrong, of course. Martin says Van Pelt now bucks and gags women for very trivial otfennoB. Uno woman, Rose King, had weak eyes, and she was buckod and gaggod so severoly that hor sight was nearly destroyed. John Strothers was bucked aud gaggod for a trivial offense. Ho was very ill at tho time. Three days later he died. Casos like theso could bo multi* plied?but what's the use? As to tho food now, Martin says no just complaint can bo made. There was a time, though, just before Van Pelt's reappointment, when it was neithor sufficient in quantity nor decent in nualitv. llo was then cutting down ox penaoa to matco a favorable improflaion. It ia on rocord that ho spent much loss in six months than had been spent in the aamo period before to feed a hundred fewer prisoners. There wereaovoral revolts in the shops on account of actual liun*:orfand Martin says: "I have soon men with tears in their eyes ploading for more food." Ho accuaod Van Polt of changing tho rules five times a week, lie soema to )0M SUITE MDSl.OOP rilDMIQH VOI TP UiUMIUi l A WWII ves, Queens 3, BLANKETS ^eekly c inn, and hare a bobby for changing thing*. He discharged a good guard and pot on a man named Nugent, from Fayette county, tome instances of whose unfitnew as given by Martin are quite amusing. He wrote a letter to the sherifl ?f Berkeley county, accusing a v??ry worthy lady of having aided a convict to escape, the charge being, Martin a. absolutely without foundation. The charge that prisoners sent up by the United States court are released before their terms expire he says he knows to be true. A particularly pitiful recital is that of the abuse and mistreatment heaped on crazy Jake Downey for three years. Van Pelt said be was "playing on" crazy, and he was leftoften lying almost naked on thestonefloor. He was kepton bread and water for one hundred days once, and not given enough of that. He kept crying pitoonsly for "hominy." Not lone a^o this man had finally to be taken to the asylum, but Van Pelt still reigns, "monarch of all he surveys." A convict named John Gallagher was taken into Van Pelt's house to teach him to dance, while four other prieon J- -I T?.? ?hia era maue mo uiubiu juiv a> ?> ?? Col. John McGraw, of Grafton, from which town Gallagher was, at tho instance of his friends presented to tho governor a numerously-tigned petition Asking Gallagher's pardon. It waa understood that Gov. Fleming wna ready to grant it, bnt as a matter of form he wrote to Van Felt aaking for Gallagher's record. Though tho man had never been reported but once, Van Pelt wroto a remonstrance against his pardon, giving biin a very bad name. lie probably thought the man know too much. A prominent Democrat said yesterday that if the incoming legislature did not among Its earliest acts cause an investigation of the penitentiary management, be would bo sorry ho voted the Republican ticket, for, said he, "that was one roasoa I did it" OF SPECIAL VALUE In brooking up sudden attacks of cold*, chills, fevers, and invBmMB flammation?Doctor WBBBm Pierco's Pleasant PelWW / lets. Tboy carry off vanMi > thcco troublcB at the | /8s^ etart. And if yon i6say>\?. would only keep ffigK-.Vy c.Sga yourself in propor condition with thorn ftsEffiA' iSUgBBk?the liver octivo ffaWlM and tho system regojaji ? you'd find yon couldn't take diseases easily?* ?*?i n.n inceo uny, 8urar-co?uu tuucu> the most perfectly natural in their action ?no griping, no violcnco. Toko them for wind ana pain in too stomach, fullness, and dizziness. Tbey absolutely and permanently cur# Constipation, Indigestion, Biliousness. Jaundice, Sick or Bilious Headaches, ond every Liver, Btomnch and Bowel disorder. PIERCE--CURE or raonoy paid for Hla Xcdiclnea la lie turned. FINE HOME MADE enndirs and tnfllf?* at the Diizaur at Fourth utreet, Thursday afternoon and ovenlug. Special ItargalQB Id SO Tronn?rine?. Made to order of All-Wool Cloth and guaranteed to wear, by C. Hers & Sons, Fashionable Tailors and Gonta' Fnrniaherd, 1323 and 132.5 Market streot. Purest, best flavored, most popularSmith Browing Co.'s aio and portor. Tub Kings Daughters of Fourth Stroet M. E. church will hold a bazaar Thursday afternoon and ovenintr. 10 cents admission. Doors opon at 3 p. m. DIED. KRAUS?On Monday. Novombor 12. 1891. at 8:30 p. m., CapL Samuel Kbkvs, a?od 62 years. Funoral from his lato realdonco. No. 76 Fifteenth street, Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock. I'toaso omit flowen. 8PEAKS?On Tuesday. Norember 13, ISM, at 12:30 p. ra., Jknnib, wife of Thoinan Spears, Jr., aged SO yenrx, 2 months and 27 days. Fnncrnl notico tierenftor. UN D ERTAK1NG. LOUIS BERTSCHY, (formrrly ok frrw a bebwciiy). Funeral Director and Arterial Embalmer, 1110 Main Street. E?*t Side, Call* by feJephono answered day or nlffht Btoru telophono. 6&r>: rosidcnco, 506. a p.7 ^ALTER C. DURELL, Funeral Director and Arterial Embalmer FOB AlEX. FUEW, 1117 JIUV ST. Prompt attonflon Riven to calls, day or night Tetopboue?Hesidcucc, No. ?17. titorc, No. 320. nol FOE * ER WEEK HOME UUlVirn .ware, Glass 3, COMFORTS >r Monti Wheelir 1136 TO I CLOTHING AND FURNIS KRAUS $ No other house does, over did. t f or ever will, sell such sterling f i qualltlos at such low prices as A i we quote. i "T^ Unquestio: Ij f I I X excellence il 1 I Ready-toX \J 1 V e-ve tu men of ta and the more conservative me The charm of our Clothing is i Things that the goods show, KRAJLJS CLOTHIERS AND FURNISHERS WSTU1CTLY ONE PRICK. JEWELRY. T IBBEYCUTGLASS Lj FINEST IN THE WORLD. ' For color, brilliancy and cutting it has no equal. Will open another choice line to-day. Prices low. I. G. DILLON & CO., .TnVKLHl^ M US 1CAL IN ST R U M E NTS. Music at Half Price. Ilcrcaftor wo will sell all now and sta ndar i Sheet Music at HALF PIUCE. ten F. W. BAUMEU & CO. CLOTHING AND FURN1SHIN Marriage 1 la Java the bride washes the I groom's feet asa token of subjection. |' in Hunoarv. at one time, the 11 ... ??...b?J, -groom gave the bride a kick for the same purpose during the wedding ceremony. Horseback weddings, where groom and bride ride at full speed away from their pursuing attendants, are still sometimes seen in Tartary. Among the Borneo head hunters a young man, in offering marriage to a young woman, had to present i her with the head of a man killed i by himself. 1 D. Gui <5 CORRECT OUTFITTERS FOl i ^ 3>LZJ ON BALAP> ETE WITH^a^ I ware, Tinwa 3, MATTRESS lly Payn ig Install] 1142 MARKET ST HINGS-K RAUS BROS. BROS. READY-TO-M'EAB CLOTHING. ned quality of fabrics arid of make in Men and Boys' Wear Clothing every trained toward our store. The young ste find the leading styles, n have not been overlooked ts STYLE, CUT and MAKE-UP. but that type does not. BROS., I, 1319 MARKET STREET. WALL PAPERS AND BORDERS. LI": JOS. GRAVES, ~ ?DJUUOl 15? WallPaper and Borders, BLANK BOOKS, STATIONERY. BABY CARRIAGES, Eta, Largest stock and graafcest variety In the city. SOLD RETAIL AT WHOLESALE PRICK. 26 TWELFTH STREET, C5-D. GUNDLING &. CO. Customs. Tournefort says that among tho Greek rustics to-day the bride and groom run the gauntlet of young folks of their acquaintance, who kick and cuff them as they pass. In Wheeling and vicinity it b important to know that all young men contemplating marriage can be supplied with all needful articles for this important event at the STAR. Full Dress or Cutaway Frock, finest White Shirts and Collars, the correct Neckwear and Gloves, in short sverything to step up with liar to the altar and get spliced. IDLING, is CO., It MARRIAGEABLE MEN. ;.ooi ICE: b, re, Shades, E5, ients?-. s nent Co., 'REET. m