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by the mayor of Pittsburgh. Baltimore or Cincinnati, that have each more than a quarter of a million population. Working-men consider this new movement with nonie deliberation and ask yourselv?*s. hi the rlty of Wheelln* with her S7.U00 inhabitant*. prepared to compete and apo the aire of a city like Cincinnati with a population of 300.000. and give our mayor a salary of $2,000 or 13,000 h year as dictator and appointing officer of the chiefs of police and fire departments, and also the men of theee departments. One of the many arguments presented to the public by our wise citizen reformers, why the election of a city nergeant should be taken out of the hands of the people and his appointment iclvon to the mayor; Is that the chief and his police cannot properly or faithfully preserve order "and maintain good government, while me sergeant i? anpenainK un mu people for his officer. This In an absurd and flimsy *p!oa, because the election of "k city sergeant under the present law Is pure and clean In comparison to what the election oC the board of control and mayor will be If the new charter Is adopted. The power given to one municipal officer to till by appointment Che nflloos of chiefs of police and fire department and the approval of the man under then* officers. will naturally attract regiments of office seekers, who will resort to all desperate and demoralising political trickery, to elect a mayor that wiH fill the offices with friends J and workers. "If the mayor's office Is made elective ev?ry two yean#, which It must, at a saJary of 12,000 or $3,000 per year, he will have to yield to the vicious and demoralising element for political favors, and r his command to the chief and his police for leniency and clemency, during his campaign and that of the hoard of ? control will be more effective than the " chief's command to bis police under the present law. Reform** of thl.s nature in our municipal elections will make no material Improvement on our police oyoiiMii. ir we ikkb vne nmiory 01 oilier towns throughout the country, we will find that the meanest ami foulest i acts committed arr done under the eye* : of mayors and controlling boards who make appointments of police and other 'officer*. No later than a few weeks e*o an old retired police captain of New York was dragged from his home before thr court He was tried, found guilty, was sentenced to serve ot>e year in the penitentiary and pay a fine of 11.500, for taking a bribe of one thousand dollars from a saloon keeper to [ give him permission to sell b*?er at forbidden hours. The poll.e officers of New York and other cities that were convicted for vil doing were pood officers, otherwise. The only real danger that confronted them, was that they were left too long in r.fllce. If their i__ terin in o'Koe w as only t\\ ?> or fou.* year* ' they would not have time to f^ath^r their n?**.ts j?nd imich no much bribery and corrupiion. ('riilrnllMtinii. Our present system u' municipal ^lections may be somewhat distasteful to some people, but it will be so much ?u perior iq trie onrujn jitim ui?xumi>i* primaries that will b* hold under the new charter, unless the Australian ballot law I? adopted, that honorable citlx*ns will bov fh-lr heads In ^hanie and demand a repeal of such an odious law. It matters not how many elective offices you aip promised under the new chart r, it *.s you: duty as American citixen--. to retain all you hnv got. Any dtizet who will Innocently allow himself to be deprived of the right to vote for municipal county, state ot national officers under the pr?-t? nse of sham reformers who are In the field clamoring lo purge and purify our laws from i the odious rind debasing practices of unprlnclpaled persons: which the reforms ? therns -Ives In want of hack1 bone, have tolerated for years. Is not worthy >r the lisht of franchise. 'The civil fervid system thai em* pvwered President Cleveland, a f*w weeks iko. to extend the tln.e of 30.000 .i^jcovcrnment employ?* and retain them In office during gwd behavior, la wrour The centralizing of political nr any ether power tha. will take the sovereign right from the poop I- is dangerous to liberty and good government. The unalienable rights of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness ghould 1h? J1UUUBI} gumie-u. a* ii.u? .. <n. ........ cipoJ pa in national affairs. "Labor I??aden* and union worklnsrmen have for th?? last half century heroically and stubbornly fought the centralization of wealth and soullesa corporations. Th?-re Ik more danger to the American citizen in centralized political pbwer, than combinations of wealth. Hi* wages for a time may be abridged by a combination of wealth, but his tights and liberties may be taken from him for all time by Centralized political power. Pome of the deleKates ut a previous mooting seemed to think thav 4vntr.1liz.vl power In poll* lies would Ik- i? good thing for th* CTfy. It may l*? in want of consideration of this lmp<e*tant question that such remarks wer. made. If tt i? not. It may ^ tmt be out of place to mphasirA* the r met very ford My. that the European system of centralized political bodies of dictator^ 1* not needed in this country. and the nr?oner a large number of honest American citizens open their .1-., ..... ,i.? ...H, t hav In CJW (U II1W IUV(, ?ll?- |?-I-T? mil V. courfiH ?>f tlrn.-. have to censure their former stupidity. "The r*vil *?rvice >>' Ui* I'ntted States hna a clarified Mat now of M.OOO government sure of their positions no matt??r what political party Is In po\v?-r. What was this law Introduce! for In thin country If not for Indirectly curtaillnK the worklngmen's interest and power In politics? When all the govonmv ut positions arc filled und no expectntlon !n future for position or olllres. the Intercut of the* voters, and PHpeclally th* worklnifmen, i will l>e oool and Indifferent. This will please the civil servico advocates nnd suoh men tin ex-Onn>?rcfwman White, of New York, who nal?l. In n public apeech, 'the franchise of the worklnsnien of the country should be curtailed or diminished.' "There Is no necessity for an exolu,*lve law that will (III government oflloos for all time with one cIiixh of citizen#. Our cr.^tit ducatlonnf Institutions* jrraduateo every >var thousand* of young men who could fill the?e I ?! .?. ..a U'..ll na ttuuii In rin??S>Nillr>n of them. Th.*n what encouragement have our young men to writer politico? Tliere 1h no chance for elevation. as all loads to uccecs arc nigh blocked. Applied Io Wlirrllite. "Now what lb applicable in national politic* Is alf<, applicable in municipal polities. If our mayor has the appointment of n chief of police his term of office will be brought under an Inltlathm of th" civil service law, for It I* the intention of th?ne wine reformer* to make It ?o. The Iden Im to mako the law In relation lb the police and flr?* department non-political, thus giving ]on? tormfl of office to the few in these departments. The silly Iden entertained that w? cannot have t-fllclent |?ollce nnd firemen under our present law In no cxofise whatever for a change. Till" country had to live without Its great nvn and e<? can the city of Wheeling do without the outgoing officers of an expi red term. "When the wsrklngmon of thin elty are nroiiivfl ir, the Importance of their right and liberties being infringed upon. they are not of the kind to nit Idly by and bear the Imposition potently. ThCY will rlae in thuSr might and enter potted fhruiKA. Tho Trudflfl Aftiembly, In voicing the ncntlmftnt of th?> nu?J??rIty fT the wiip worker* of Wheeling, rdiould alwnyn iwhiiidc ?i on refill and rllKrtlfUMl nttlliidf on quentlonM of municipal reform before giving lt? consent to support measure* Hjirnng on the publlo Uin ugh the whlmit Avid notion of a few jhthotw who wlnh to lwcomo populM ? :, demanding chiuiiro In th" lawn of our city government. The prccent financial condition of onr city demand* 'handa off,' an we nre not pre. I"in-I to throw any more mourn on the pUrt or our lndct>t/*dnc*w. Tho*e who are attempting to plunw In head foremont for reform know thnt any change that la made cannot be main tolned without Incurring heavy expense*, thus increasing the present high rate of taxation. Such high nutlonal reformer* us we hnve now Mt work are not the friends of the wage working populatiou. nor nre they the friend* of tho?u> who battled h?rd for years to get their own homes. \vv are told by the dally press that the council finance committee does not know which way to turn to strike a feasible plan to raise n deflolency of fromyf 4.000 to $10,000 for this year's apprwriatlom*. The many plans on foot wepf: To Instruct the city 0fle<'?sof8 to assess the property of the telephone and telegraph companies; to astute* all vehicles; to Impose a license on all outRldo breweries doing business in the city, and an other, which is the most likely hi iwiss in couroe of time. |h to raise the present levy from 5 to 10 cents higher, These are the conditlonH that ooufront tin? . wage-working tax-payers of Wheeling who, It is expected by the mover* of the new charter, will BUbmit weekly to the burdensome Imposition of supporting new officers by oppressive taxation. "Now. whnt arw the conditions of the adult wage-earning population? Without any resort to exaggeration or fear of contradiction, it can be asserted that for th?? last three years there are two able-bodied workingmen out of every five families idle in the city, and those who have employment do not work half time, and that at low wages. The Hnckri llrcrKvll. "If the mania for reform cannot be .appeased let us first start at the foot of the ladder and work up. Let our moralists and good government people look aroundthemand they will find that a very desirable and humanitarian change can be made in our city's laws by amending the ordinances in relation to ordluarlfH and coffee houses. The careless and vicious habits that have grown on the proprietors of these houses In selling beer in buckets to men, women and children without any material benefit to the saloon keepers, in a custom that should be stamped out of existence, not by the reformers alone but by the aid of every citixcn that wantH a moral, law-abiding community. The bucket system Is by far more dangerous to th?? morality, peace and health of our city than any contagious disease that could visit It. and n/y* i?*m ho nenasing nnn demoralizing should not be (nj? to do lte< evil work one month amongnt us, where we claim such a high niorul standard of conduct and Intelligence. "Will the Trade* Ansembly take up the fijcht and ask the assistance of honorable citizens tu exterminate root nnd branch the evil practice of the open nnd free distribution of candidate beer? Isn't It true that no workingman, Intellegent or deserving. can enter the rare tn politics for any ofllce, if this detestAble custom of giving kegs of beer to Influence votes Is not stnpp?*d? "Wouldn't It be an honor to oi-Runlzed labor, or even to our municipal league reformers, to put an end to this practice? The adoption of the Australian eyetem of voting at primaries as well n? at elections would have an Influence In rooting It out. If this system wa.i In force U would in a great measure protect worthy capdldates from bHng Tobl>ed wheth?T successful or not. It's a move In the right direction to have the same law govern primary that governs election*. The day of the primary Is the day the foundation of a t>olltlcal enmpalgn Is Inld. and those who would wish to have cloan politics nnd honor able standard bearers would have an opportunity to vote their sentiments ; without molestation. The Australian system Is the political friend ot the worklngman. and It is of more Interest to him to bring Its consummation about than any other political move that can be made. Kew Charter Not XrcMwrj'. "The adoption of a new charter Is not a necessity, nor Is It a Just or oonsistant I act to encourage It as long aw all our citizens have not free access to all | parts of our city free of charge. Citizens owning pro|>orty and living on the Island pay th?* nam-* rati? of taxation that taxpayer* do who an- living on this side, and they pay equally as much to the brlrtg.'s for toll every year. Then the question that should be uppermost in the minds of nil Just citizens Is the consideration of purchasing those hridires by the citv. and turn down the ...formulntors of n new law to create offices that will not be filled by workIngmer. The charter sub-coinlmttee has proclaimed In the dally prom an outline of what it proposes to do. which confirms to a inrge degree what I have said In opposition to the movement Public notice has not been given when the charter will be submitted to the citizens of Wheeling for ratification or rejection. The indication Is that the people will not sret to voti- for It. It will l?e taken before th?' legislature and passed there to milt lt*> originators. Can or will the worklngmen and taxpayers a now such proceeding* an thin, without entering a protest thnt will waken the people to a sense of understandlnK ' that their rights are to be trampled under fooot? "This Trades Assembly should withdraw Its representative front this disfranchising commits and th?-n adopt a strong resolution re-juestlng council to repeal Its former action In the appointment of that committer. There Is danger ahead for the worklnKiwn | and we. as their representative's, should commence a fortification to defend them." Prrililrnl Tlghr Sprnka. President Tlghe made some Interest Ing statements In regard to the proposed roform In the olty government and oppoced the centralisation of power In tne hands of the mayor, who would become u virtual dictator, appointing the chiefs <?f flrr? and police departments, ctc. He also dirslred notion by the awembly Instructing Its delegates on the general charter committee. Another delegate, who thought th.? charier sub-committee hud acted Anally In the matter, wanted the assembly member* withdrawn, and n commltt** appointed In duo time to appear b*-for?' the mate legislature and object to the passage of the oharter. Mr. Grogan spoke brlelly and objected to the provision proposed which calls for the appointment by the mayor of thft chiefs of police and llro deportments. A motion endlrslng Mr. Orogan's paper as the position of the assembly on the city charter passed. The <tpt<clnl commltte-- on lower street car fares reported having Interviewed i... . 1 _? , ,.rti..|?iu Tl.jif Imil I promised to bring th?* matter before tho board of directors of tin? Wheeling Hallway Company at Ita meeting early In June. The report wan received and tho committee continued. The committee wiiH Instruct'*! to appear liefore th<- street car company's hoard. The committee on ways and means | was called* to meet at 7:10 p. m. n?*xt Saturday to prepare pinna for the annual celebration of Labor Pay. The , committee has In view two cel??bralions, one N'fore tho national Labor Day and the other on that day. A delegate wonted a settlement of the blacksmiths' difficulty made at once. President Tlwhe H|*>k?* et leincth an I wanted no boycott Instituted without Just cause. which does not seem to exist In thin cane. A member of the blacksmiths' 'organisation defended the action of the arbitration commit tee In reootnmendlng a boyoott "!i threo alleged non-union blacksmiths. A motion to place the lw?yrw?ft oil the three hriaiKht out an extended discussion, and was flnnlly pussed The brewery workers' union aslieil the AMdviitticfl of uu? wwmtdy In hrtnKIriK into the organisation flvo men at I wo htvwwlcft who rrfiiw to Join. A lettw from "JncK Probai?ro, now 'eonflnod In tho "pon'' at Mmtndftvllb*. risking th?? HfitlHtmif' of th?? nuMombly In rr-mrlng his paraon, wan r?-nd. TI?o bond of Tpn-uivr Herman ICnokc, wltli M. I' Tlgho jih mirety, for 1100, wan ptvuentcd and approved. , ( t'rnliiin o'* <'nar. Loral union* had been linked to InKtruct delegates <i? to their portion on propound action by the aaaombly, look Ins: to the pardon ?>f "Jock" Prnbasco. Many delopHh* nud not b*cn Instructed, unions leaving th- matter to tindr delegate*. JL wiih aHrHrtnlnud Knit the bricklayers' union, which Is championing J'robaKCo'a Ciiu.*-, hu.-< not sot Hired ti"> glgnatur? of Judg?\ pr^'cut'iv: attorney or Jurors on tin' petition which l.s now In (In* hands of Governor MacCorklc. Tho matter w.i:? postponed until othrr locals shall have reported. 10x-I^ubor Commissioner Lewis, of Ohio, was kIvimj a vote of thuukti for copies of Ohio l%bor uocuments received by the aastmbl}. Mr. Itlchiird Ilobertsnn's resignation as h memMr of the city charter ?*om nut tec wiip occcptcd. womionuons wore ninilo iim follows: William Hodley, MIHmH Orognn. Jcre Moud. Slcwin, Grogan anil doo|ln??d. Ned Sims wu0 named and declined. Mr. Mtodbry wue selected lo succeed Mr. Robertson. ||||^ YESTERDAY'S DEPARTURES. Pittsburgh ...ruth, 4 a. m ritti*bunrh...ni;N hur. r?u. m. Plttiibiinch... KEYSTONE STATE. 10 a. o? r'lm-lnnuti.... VIIKJ INI A. noon. Zane8VlIlc....LORENA. '1 p. in. IIOATS LEAVING TO-DAY. (Marl net on... J EWE I.. 3:30 i>. ni. Parkrmburg.llEN HUH 4 p. m. I10AT8 LEAVING TO-MORROW. Cincinnati.... KEYSTONE STATE, Sara. Pittsburgh... HUDSON. h u. in. Pnrkerxburg.LIHERTY. II a. m. Main moras..LEXINGTON, 11 a. ra. Clarlng ton... JEWEL. 3:30 p. m. Alone tlir* I.milling. To-morrow's Cincinnati packet Is the Keyalone State. Ths LoMna was not down for ZaneavJJIe nnilj " />. m. Jt Js seJdoni tills pretty Munklngum river pocket In aeon here Im il'ivli..hi _ The Virginia was delayed by heavy business above Wheeling, and did not depart for Cincinnati until noon. She took on twenty-seven tons of manufactured Iron here and had about all she wanted on the low Mage of water. Several tourists for the round trip went uboard here. The marks at C p. m. showed I feet & Inches and rising slowly. It now looks . is1 though the rise will reach the flvefeet mark at Wheeling, really more water than was expected. In addition, there has been more heaAy rain on the upper rivers, and fair nwlgftblc water may be expected for a fortnight at least. The Keystone State passed up for Pittsburgh at 10 a. in. with a party of Wheeling people aboard who were making things lively on Captain Knox's popular packet. They were Colonel Kxley, Major Mlnchart and Captain Will Hodley. They were In raptures over th" fine music of the Cincinnati May Music Festival. At the solicitation of Theodore Thomas, the colonel has promised to give the Intelligencer his views on the late festival?and some other festivals. Hirer Telegrams. OIL CITY?River 1 foot and utatlonary. Cloudy and pleasant. WARREN?River 8 of a foot. Clea/ and warm. GREEN8H0R0?River 8 feet 3 Inches and falling. Fair and Warm. PITTSHITRHH-Rlver 4.4 feet at the dam and stationary. Weather, cloudy and pleasant. STEUHENVILLE?River 4 feet 2 Inches and rising. Clear and warm. Up ?Kuth, Keystone Stute. Down?Lorena. PA ItKERdJIUHC?River 5 feet 6 inches and falling. Cloudy and mercury at 71. Dowu? Handy No. 2. Due down?Liberty, Virginia. Up and down ?Columbia. Little Kanawha falling. Locals oiMinv'. Whrii future Needs assistance It may be host to render It promptly, but one should renjomb?-r to use even the most perfect remedies only when needed. The best and most simple and gentle remedy is the Syrup of Figs, manufactured by the California Fie Syrup Company. Mothers Anxiously watch declining health of their daughters. So many arc cut off by consumption m cany yours umi there is real cause for anxiety. In tho early stages, when not beyond tlio reach of medicino, Hood's Sarsaparilltt will restore the quality and quantity of the blood and thus give good health. Read the following letter: "It is but just to write about my daughter Corn, aged IN. She was completely run down, declirffng, had tliat tired feeling, and friends said she would not live over thrco months. She had a bad Cough and nothing seemed to do her any good. I happened to rend about Flood'* Sariaparilla and had her givo it a trial. Front the very Brat dose flho began to got better. After taking a few bottles she was completely cured and her health has been tho best ever aince." Mks. A.dihk rECK, 12 Railroad Place, Amutordain, N. V. "I will My that my mother haa not Mated my caw In n? ?tro?K words nn I would havo done. Hood's Harsuparilla han truly cured inn and 1 am now well." CottA PECK. Amsterdam, N. Y. f He sure to get Hood's, because Hood's Sarsaparilla ininrinte imouioou runiwr. I'rrpar?i\only l>y C. I. Hooil ft Co., Lowell, Mttli u It It'll are purely vi?prwhl??, nv flOOd S PlIIS liableami beimnctel. 25c. OLOOKB, ETC.?JOHN DBOKBB & OQ? After House Gleaniag... You will ncftl u po"?l CLOCK to help Brighton Hits TAHLOH. Wo have in Htix.lv a luitfo unuoitnicnt ut very low ^perhnpii you nrc nhort on BPOONB, KNIVKH or POHK8. Wo run help you out. Our riTOCK It* lurgi'. Wo run hfll you bent quality Sllvar Knlvert iiiul PorKH ut 1'rlrpM thut II would bo ForUh you uro continually nt-ourlng to k To wilmuUto trndo rliirln?r th?t dull inoiHliM of tho your, wo will noil otir good* ?t ?r? Hily roducrd prlcos. Wo ii11* now rooolvinn ?i?mo n|r? 111,01 ilG MKTH ?ml MI3I.T8. Thoy will b<? lu Kri'ut d?nmn<l thl* *ofi*on. flnvo moin-y >tn<l trails with a Uouha thnt buyH iroodH for Ca?h. JOHN BECKER & CO., JEWELERS AND OPTICIANS, 3527 JACOB STREET. MMOOaMMMMOaaeOOOM J The Best ^^SmoklngTobaccoMade OMoooottcoeoooo<>oo?eooaa SUMMER FUBNITDF Oil TV* 1/V4 AVI ouwtuer Furnituri The? warm days and ni them the need of Out-D i High Back An Roc! I Large, Folding, Sleej ! JananecA Runs SBy7 r uupuuuu UUQUj Will Don't use the parlor fu them in and out of the h< propriate, something a st" hurL G. Mend HEADQUARTERS FOIt 0 1 1 PflDCC Colic, Cramps, Slarrhcea, UUnkO Cholera Morbus, Nausea, UCIIO Cuts, Burns, Br , , , IlLnLu Bites of Animal BREAKS UP i ! ! SMELLS GOOD, ; ; ; SOLO Etummm AT 25C **D 50C ; ; HERB MEOICINE CO. ( tumpUoa ftcl^iip 3WbX?p a^rna u5ino? For sale by J. H. KLAR1. PLUMBINO, ETO. TRIMBLE & LUTZ COMPANY," SUPPLY HOUSE. ftumbliiir and flas Fitting Steam and Hot If a tor dentin;. A Fuil Line of the Celebratod SNOW STEAM PUMPS KeptComUnUy Hand. ROBT. W. KYLE, Practicalpiumbsr.Gas and Stesm Fitter, J 1155 MARKET STREET. WfiM and Klootrio Omadvlinrs. Kilters, mul Turlor (i<? Hurnor* > npi-cUlty. mr.? | -yyflLLIAU llAllli 4 bON. I Practical Plumbers, GAS AM? STKAM F1TTURS. No. 38 Twelfth Strom. Ail Work Dona I'roinptlv at (toatouAhlo Prlooi WILLIAMS TYPEWRITER. When nil the trump* In town Aro willing to work for bread) When ull the jijixIouh politicians (Jo sat lulled to bod; When Ohio rlvor wator | All lurtiH 10 nuiK. h in row. Then other machine* will lw nx roo?I A* tlio Williams Typewriter lu now. Thr Intelllgenccr uhch and recommends the WllilHnic. COPP St DBVORB. ORHKH*L AOKNTC. EAGLEBRAND." 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IHIIIIIIIIIIfnTM' riCKLES YOU S INSTANT RELIEF nil OCT rtOK mil I T DROPS. |i| Flux, i s Changed of Water, etc. J 11 ^ a, Serpents, Hugs, etc. ! " 2 j Bad Colds, La Grippe, Influenxa, 1 < J Croup, Sore Throat, etc. '1 TASTES GOOD. ! ! 3 Peh Bottle. Ho Relief, No Pat. ; ; t ly ol Wet too, W. Va.) SPRINGFIELD, 0. J J ? for oenrouH pnxtratlon and nil nerronsdlrcowsof tant of cither mi. such as Nervous Prostration, tall* >od. Impotcocy, Nightly Bnlarions. Youthful Errors, comIto ui"o of Tobacco or Opium, wbtch lend to Conaulty. With evory ifi ordwr whjHvo a written iruar* HOOSEFURNISHINQ GOODS. SUMMER GOODS. Jewett's Refrigerators. While Mountain Freezers. Gas Stoves. Gasoline Stores. Portable Ovens for Gas Stoves. Rnbber Tubing for Gas Stoves. Ice Shaves. Ice Picks. Water Coolers. Water Cooler Stands. Lowest prices for only first quality goods. NESBITT & BRO., 1312 MARKET STREET. pOULTJIY NETTIWQ In hIzos one, two, threo, four, flva and *lx foot widths. Any quantity you want. (itO. W. JOHNSON'S SON'S, 1210 Main Strret. IN8URANOK. niSALi ESTATE TITLE INSURANCE. If you ptirohAM or makc% a lo?u nu raftl cttotc liavo ihatitta Ituuml by il??? Wheeling Title and Trust Co,, NO. Mta MAUKKT HTItlCKT. II. M. IIU83KU L. P. 8TIFKU Preildont soorwtarf. C.J. KAWMNC. H. I. filNOMTTOK. VIob rwiflfini A?'i ivvroury. <J. K. K. tULCHflldT. Kxamlnorof Title*. Ui'l? JOSEPH J. S7WITH. 14(111 M \ltKiri- KTItKICT, Practical Shoemaker. Shoe* nonlly repaired ku<1 bull tolod while you whIi HALF SOLI NO AND IIKELINO: rK(iui:i> ciflc. skwi.p ?o?. 1400 Jlurkot Struct, t'or. Fourteenth. J. S RHODES Ji CO. \ J. S. R. & CO. HANDSOME Wash Goods. We never had so complete a stock of Lawns, Dimities, etc. All the new late patterns at 12 l-2c. You would surely tal:e them lor quarter Koods. 40 pieces new Batiste Lawns at 8 l-3c, should be sold at izjc. New stock of Imported Organdies. r - - f obe iiic iicw ouiuij,;. It's coarse weave, verystylisli. Shirt Waists! In addition to our large stock of Wash Shirt Waists lots of new stylish ones will arrive daily. Ilfiik WALL PAPER. WALL PAPER, The Largest and Finest Line of 1ALL PAPER AND? ROOM MOULDINGS At all priccs, from the cheapest to the finest. Special attention given to contract work. JOHN FRIEDEL St CO., 1119 MAIN STREET. STATIONERY, BOOKS. ETC. M '852. 1896. gg We have the largest and best selections of. 8 Wall Paper 8S and _ Room Mouldings Kvcr shown in tbUcltj. A special lino <>f "s-uipe* in Combination*" gg curried only by us. A /nil lino of Varnished Tiles Iiitfi /or batlj rooms and kitchens. Oar price* always THE low en. i>?-Kitlranto? on Jjccoruling *iv#n. 5EW Workguarantoe?l. mi H JOS. GRAVES'SON -vv No. 26 Twelfth Street. Summer BookSak From this date until July 1st, (when wo begin'to build cxionalon to store) wo will oKfcr. 5,000 SINGLE VOLUMES, 250 SETS BOOKS. (Z to 15 volt*. s?t.) nt discounts ranging from 25 to 60 per cent. In many cases low than coat (or slightly shelf worn stock. Largo buyers ran procure special low prices. CASH ONLY. This Is a nONI FIDE reduction and can cattily, bo verified as all works havo catalogue prices. STANIOfS^s^k HAMMOCKS. * * ? **n/i />r/o tlAlviiviUL/rvo. A large Mhe of Hammocks from 50c to S3.00; Call and see our Sl.00 Hammock. CARLE BROS'., All of the Popular MaffBSlnos and papers .up to dato. lJook* tlonerj*. fJoupci Hymns In tnclr various styles G. H. QUIMBY. np!0 Hit Murkut gtroot- ^ LICGAL NOTICES. 1 SaiONKH'S NOTICE. John Glveri's'administrator vs. Edward R. Givon i t uL?In Chancery. By virtue of an order entered In tlin above entitled online by the circuit court or Ohio county. West Virginia, on th<? 16th day of May, 1896, it in reforttd to the undersigned commissioner to ascertain and rejKJrt: First?What personal property was left by John Given, deceased, and the value thereof. Second?What real estate was left by tb? said John Given, deceased, and tha probable value thereof. Third-* What debts exist against the <,:tnte of said decedent, and the amounts and priorities thereof. Fourth - What liens exist against such estate and the priorities thereof. Fifth?Alt account of the receipts una disbursements of the complainant as aJtninlMrator. Sixth?Any other matter doomed pertinent by the eominlsslow-r or required by any party hereto to be n\porud. Notice is heroby ulven tniK the undei?:luned ha* lixed on Wednovday, the l*t d.tv of July. ISVfl. ui f? o'clock u_ in. ? tn? thnc. and hi* offlre. No. Ml. ChwMna mrivi, Wheeling. W. Va., oa the pluo?* at which ho will proeood to aaeertain tn? ncv-rnl mutter* In Mid order of referanco required. ... ?< ulven tinder my hand thia 16th nny oi May. KM?. OEOHOW R. POM\ CominlMlotirr GEORGE n. E. GILCHRIST, Attorney. tn.vl?-ni OT1PE TO CREDITORS. Tn Hi. i riHilt()i> or John (iivon, doceaaed In pursuance of u dooreoyf the olrcuJt court of Ohio county. Went N Irjflulii. minlo In ii cauiu* therein ponding. to subject tlio n ni ..ht.it." ?.r iit'- said John f. I von to tlw payment o! hi* debt*, you ?r.? tvqulrwi to uroM'nt your claims ujjfalnst thy aatato or the h.iI<l John 'liven for adjudloatlon to c.. lJ. commissioner. at hi* otn. .. In the niihi county, on or before tna Hi-1 day c?f July. tw?. ? , . , witnei , John w. Mitchell. dork of tha siiM i?miii. thin Iflth day of May. 1SW tnyis-m JOHN \Y\ mItCHSLU Clerk.