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THE MUTINY -nt
jf AT RENWQpD.
By Kuuna M. Wilt.
i i '
It cost $10,000 a year, niorfe or less,
t4 live at the Kenwood. But It #&n worth
?. nj:/'
The Kenwood wu the most aristocratic
apartment house in the clty*T#ure may
have been other buildings Whoso stairways
were made of finer msffoih whose
plate glass was a trifle heavier and
whose telephone wires got ^fppscd less
frequently, but they were not occupied
?.v iconic with such large incomes and
such irreproachable records aawas the
Kcuwood.lt wa? a great featVft In olio's
cap to- have the name of Uvlug there.
There was nothing like It for.ifoinlng social
distinction. Families that had frequently
found the way to wwlth and
were still on the lookout ftfrJ the road
that led into society's malted sphere
had betn known to rosort to'fcVery plan
that could be devised by-Inventive
minds Tor reaching the dt?lred haven
without avail; but as soon asthey took
rooms at the Kenwood all ptNMiidlce was
*wept away nnd they sailed triumphantly
on to -thoir goal.
If a woman gave a tea and the society
columns of the newspapers contained
ruragraphs descriptive of the ' assemblage
of wit and beauty at'jhe home of
Mrs. Mark, who Is residing,tit. the Kenwood
this winter." that good woman's
rrqutatlon as a aortal leader was
ft might way established. When something
else went shopping and said:
"Send It to the Kenwood,"^ ho clerks
kiusw at once that they were dealing
With a person who scintillated as one of
the most-sparkling lights In that upper
world of which they caught faint glimpses
over tho counter now ahd' then und
they humbled themselves accordingly.
It was considered a great honor to correspond
with any.one who was domiciled
at the Ren wood, and Ren wood women
frequently received notes which
they were compelled to answer through
common court csy? TUie recipients of
those replies, however brief and formal
they might b*. always toOlC particular
pains to show them nnd to remark, casually:
"I have received a letter from my
friend Mrs. Blank, who Uvea at the Kenwood."
and everybody In the fourth and
llfth circles Qf our great complex social
system, seemed to take on an air of
exclusiveness from the llttle.xransactlon
t\iid felt themselves raised several degrees
In the estimation of the world.
But It required a great den\ of wirepulling
to secure accommodation at the
Renwoou . People who wished to reside
there had to put In their application
ht.farahnni). hint ns would-be In
cumbents of appointive government
offices and lucrative position.* In corporations
file their petition, and await
tj>elr turn. The Ren wood contained but
twenty-five apartments, arnicas people
seldom moved and the list of application#
was lengthy it seemed a foregone
conclusion that there were o jfaod many
anxious aspirants who would wish
through time and eternity without finding
shelter beneath the Kenwood's roof.
Another thing that admission difficult to
rfny except iwognxod social lights was
the rigid examination through which
each new tenant was required to pass.
Men who had come through civil service
Hxamlnations with an average *?f i'9 per
cent, and still others who had taken
their degrees at West Point. Annapolis
and Yale fell down on the questions put
tp them by the proprietor at Kenwood,
Age. pedigree, occupation and amount
of wealth possessed were sworn to before
a notary public. And tfinteresting
family histories were, jessed in a
folio-sized, morocco-bound?book, which
was kept on a special table in the reception
room, where other residents of the
Kenwood might refer to lt,n,t any time
and sec juat whom they Were associating
with.
It would be difficult to detormlne who
was responsible for the ul teat, exclusiveitess
of the Kenwood. It certainly was
not the proprietor. He wnq'a,' plain, unassuming
man, whose tasteo were inclined
decidedly toward simplicity
rather than ostentation, and when he
bought the site of the Renwdod and put
up his fine building he had no intention
of malting it oioer uuutt unifuonn
apartment house, which should rank
with others of its kind. He proposed to
conduct his business in a modest, quiet
way, 4?nd when he found that'his house
was becoming a tegular Mecca for the
swell set the shock of the surprise very
nearly incapacitated him for business.
The flrst member of the fashionable
clans to come to him was Mrs. Clyde
Moore. After that the Kenwood simply
seemed to grow into favor without any
imperial efTort from any one^3ir*. Moore
unconsciously served as a brilliant orb
which attracted numerous satellites to
circle round her. and before Mfc Merrick
was aware of what was taking'place his
fortune was made.
The unexpected social maelstrom In
which he found himself helplessly floating
around waa very bewildering. The
Kenwood?like many ano|A*f thing
whose popularity can.never in? explained?Had
acquired unparalleled celebrity
without any adequate cause, so far aa
h* could see. and It took him some tlmo
to learn to accept the situation philosophically.
There were a good many
times when he longed for a brief period
hn s.rttllfl MNHMniM fttlWl
i ..w v. ----- more
the careless habits of former days,
but hi* busing#"* acumen bade him rater
to Fashion, who had taken him flrmly
within her grasp, and he stood valiantly
at hi* pout managing his property and
collecting hi* wonderful rental*.
Up to last November there had been
no change made In the place for,a good
many months. Then theTamRy that had
occupied apartment No. 19 for the past
two years went to Denver and gave
somebody else a chance. The lucky one
jvhowas first on the list was a woman.
Fh" passed through the examination
with but one mark to her discredit; sh<?
wns,a widow. Somehow, the Kenwood
had always discriminated against widThe
other women In the house. especially
Mrs. Hannibal Wade, who had
Kradually grown to be regarded as a
leader, and who had helped to revise
th" latest catechism, objected to them.
"If you enn help It, Mr. Merrick."
Mr?. Wado said to th*- proprietor one
day. when she was inflicting one of her
innfldentlal talks upon him, "itover take
widows in the house. The rno><t (if them
have worried one man Into the grave or
tiie filvorco court, and thvlr sole object
in living Is to Entrap other vlmlms. I
am afraid I shall have to give you
warning now, Mr. Merrick, that If you
? v"r tako a widow Into the Kenwood I
niiall be forced to leave you.
Th<? friendly advice and admonition
ought to havo been sufflelcnt catfte for
til* Instant dismissal of the case pt the
widow, Mrs, Kaynor, but nhe averaged
such an extraordinary percentage on
other points that the genial landlord
eould not summon the hardihood to refuse
her admission.
Mrs. Wado chanced to bo away at the
time and Mrs. Kaynor had been occupying
apartment No. lfl for more than a
week when sh" came home. On** of Mrs.
Hannibal Wade's strong points.was a
display of fine indignation wh?ityy?j* occasion
demanded it and she came out
witn unuHuai orminni:y m n>*i :n?nrii
rolo When she examined th<* repr4? In
thr? morocco-hound hook and Iwncd
what had been done In her abaenco. She
writ to th" proprietor about It nt once.
"I hoc" she nald, "that you have broken
the rule which was tacitly agreed
upon iiomo time ago between you and
your patron*, and have l"t No. w to u
widow. It In needless to Htate that l am
Ki- atly HUi*prl?ed at such a bri'fteh of
faith on your part. Can you glvo/rri'* an
x pin nation, Mr. Merrick, that will Justify
Hiirh a course?"
"Well, Mrs. Wade." returned th?*.proprietor,
phlegmatlcally, "I am sorry If 1
have dfTcndcd you, but I fall to wo how
1 have violated any agreement.- Till*
Mrs. I lay nm: came to me several mouths
ago about tdklng a suite of rooms here,
and I promlse<l to let her know art soon
there was a vacancy, I assure jrau,
-Vrs. Wade, that even you can lafoMio
exception to h'-r. 8ho Is good-looking hut
not eo handsome us yourself, of ,
- 1!I
oourW'?he added, diplomatically. "Hh*
Is 45 years old and unincumbered. She
belongs to an excellent Saintly and In
rich enough to atart a national hank ot
her own If she eared to do so. l wish you
would call on her, Mr*. Wade.'I am sure
acquaintance would bnnlsh prejudice."
But Mrs. Hannibal Wude's righteous
wrath wan not to be appeased by any
excuses which the .uftlutkly laudlord
could produce In his own defense.
"No," she returned. "I do not care to
know her. She may bo all right, but?
she Is not to be trusted and ought not
to have been permitted to come hofr.
However, It In not too late to remedy
the eyll. Surely. Mr. Merrick, you can
eject her from the house on come pretext
or other at the end of the month.
If you don't, 1 am afraid yon will have
trouble."
An a general thing, the latest arrivals
at the Henwood wer$ accorded .a royal
weWome. Teas, dinners and receptions
war? given In their honor, and they
were installed In their new quarters
with great ecraU But no such hospitality
marUud the coming of Mrs. Raynor.
To be sure, the great events of
the Kenwood's society calendar came
and went as usual, but the handsomewidow
was religiously excluded from
them all.
"She means mischief," said Mrs.
Hannibal. "She will bring discredit
upon our house. It Ut our duty to issue
hull of social excommunication. Perhaps
that will bring Mr. Merrick to
The general animosity manifested
toward Mrs. Raynor. became more active
as the end of the first month drew
near. This intend bitterness wan
greatly aggravated by the outspoken j
admiration of the men, .who were
strongly, disponed to champion the
cause of the woman who had npparently
done nothing to merit such se- J
vore condemnation. npd It was undoubtedly
an Indiscreet remonstrance
which Mr. Hannibal \Vade. urged "
against th?? Injustice of tho case that
prompted his wife 10 seek another Interview
with Mr. Merrick.
"That Mrs. Raynor has now been
here a month," she said, "and I trust
you have hit upon some plan wherpby
we may get rid of her."
"No." said Merrick, slowly, "1 can't 1
say that I have." *
"I hope you understand the ease. Mr. j
Merrick," she said, severely. "There is
mutiny at Kenwood. You have rented
an apartment to a woman who has no y
natural protector and who smites at s
and flirts with our husbands, sons and c
brother.", who, I am sorry to say, seem
to be highly gratified by such pro- 1
ceedings. Mr. Merrick, I, with the oth- *
er influential families now here, have ;
made Kenwood what it Is. I run proud .
of It?I am proud of living at TtenwooU.
1 should hate to go elsewhere. But I *
shall leave at once if Mrs. Raynor *
does not." j
"As 1 understand it," said Mr. Merrick.
cautiously, "you object to Mrs. *
Kay nor simply because she Is u wid- i
.... <
TUertainiy. as i nave saia oerore,
she has no natural protector. She has
nothing to do but make trouble far
other people. I consider her dangerous."
"Well," said Mr. Merrick, dejectedly.
"I'll see what can be done about
it."
A feiv minutes after Mrs. Hannibal
Wade had left the room. Mrs. Raynor
came In. The widow's handsome
blond face waa flushed, her eyes were
swollen and the bit of a handkerchief
she carried in her hand was limp and
damp as if with tears.
"Mr. Merrick," she said, "T have
come to complain to you about the
way I am treated here. What have
T done that I should be so ostracised'.'
I never heard of anything like It. I
have long wanted t?? live at the Henwood.
Mr. Merrick, because of the unusual
advantages your patrons enjoy,
but If this thing Is to continue I must
go away. It I* breaking my heart."
She raised the wab of a handkerchief
to her eyes. Mr. Merrick swore for n
moment In silence.
"Madam;- said he, at length. 'Til
stand by you. If every family moves
out to-day and I have to put 'for rent'
signs In every window. 1 won't see a
woman Imposed upon In this way. They
object to you. Mrs. Rayuor, because
you are n widow." L
"Because I am a widow?" repeated
Mrs. Raynor, applying the white web "
to her eyes again. "Good ftraclou*. I c
can't help that." 5
"Of course not." returned the pro- J
prietor, sympathetically. "That Is. you 1
haven't helped It. although I wouldn't
be afraid t<> wager you could have
done so a score of times."
The pretty hand that held the tear- s
bedewed handkerchief, trembled vlo- .
Iently. 1
"Oh. Mr." Merrick." she said, and <
there was a pitiful little quaver In her c
soft voice that made honest Mr. Mer- >
"rick sink back In his chair in a tre- I
mor of sympathy. "You don't know r
what we poor widows have to bear. *
We are always under suspicion and I
the awruiest tilings an? impuifM 10 us, *tvhereas
we nra really th?v kindest,
most sensible, most honorable women
in the world."
"I'm sure of tlmt," replied Mr. Merrick.
"And they have trampled upon my
feelings and my reputation solely because
I am a widow." she went on,
mournfulIy."Oh, Mr. Merrick, It is an
awful thing to be a widow."
"I haven't a doubt of it." said Mr.
Merrick, promptly, "and I can't keep
one In my house."
"Then I'll have to leave the Renwood.
after all the trouble I've taken
to got in here."
"I didn't say that." returned Mr.
M?*viek. slyly. "I said that I would
not keep a widow."
Mrs. Hannibal Wade came down an
hour later to consult Mr. Merrick
again. *
The widow was sitting close beside
Ixlm and Mrs, Wade looked at her
scornfully. The mutiny had reached a
climax and there was no longer any
nevcsim? i<>? hiwihuo .. .......
bin nee i>f forbearance. t
"Mr. Merrick,'1 ?he said, "have you s
come to a decision In tile matter?
Shall sin* go or ?tay?"
"Stay," was the prompt reply.
"And on what conditions, pray?"
"On the condition that *he becomes
my wife," paid Mr. Merrick".
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February 14,1NUT. Arlt V. 17-32.
(Copyrighted, David W. Clark.)
Tl?t Prison Opcuml. , I
Under b?fit of conditions a Jail Is of
lecessity a lugubrious place; but the
vretchedness of un Oriental Jail l? ?uH?rlatlve.
It is usually under ground.
Institute of light or air, and reeking
vltU odor and excrement. Into name
luch vile place, and Into the company
if Us viler denizens, th? apostles are
udelv thrust. Yheir bewail not their
:ruel fate, however. He who had
ore-warned them of It, hud al?o given
hem assurance. "I am with you alvay."
Jesus' presence made their dungeon
radiant and redoient. As for their
ellow-captlves, they saw In them the
rtry persons for whom their good tldngs
were designed. So a nltfht that
ordinarily would have been hideous.
>assed quickly In prayer, praise, and
xhortatlon. Toward morning the anteUc
Jail-delivery occurs, first In a
lerles of such events. But the benefl iaries
of it are not to go into hiding
Ike ordinary fugitives. On* the conrary.
they are to go Immediately to
he most conspicuous place In the city,
md to put themselves still more in
vldence by publicly addressing /the
>eople. Novel command, that, for es:aping
prisoners!
The Sanhedrin meets In special sesilon.
A quietus Is now to be put to
his plebean movement* so threatening
o the ecclesiastical establishment. But
he parties marked for destruction are
ound. not cowering in the Jail, but
>reachlm: in the temple. Theirs is 110
landestlne flight of conscious guilt.
Phey are obeying God rather than the
>owers, which, though originally orlalned
of him, had now forfeited their
barter by their flagrant disloyalty to
ts l?tfer and spirit. The whole apostolc
college stands now upon that tesselated
floor within the crimson crescent
if divans, where 'tho wealth, learning,
wwer and aristocracy of the Hebrew
lommoiuvealth is ensconced. A witla
>Ie plight for these peasants! But Ilsen!
It la the ertnlned court Itself that
aises a deprecating cry. The SatiheIrln
sues for its life.
Peter Is again "the mouth of the
ipostles," ns he reiterates the fearful
iharge with which he had made that
narble hall ring only a few days lieore.
In moral sublimity that scene
jus never been surpassed.
Ifotalc From tlirCninmentntiM.
Rose up: woke up to the situation;
lame Greek word that Is used of the
nsurrections of Theudas and Judas.
Cambridge Bible Sect of Sadlucees:
As the resurrection of Jesus
vas the central fact to wtych the
reaching of the apostles continually
eferred, the most violent opposition
ehlch they encountered naturally
>roceeded from the sect of the Sadlucees.
Lank Common
>rlson: Revised Version. In public
vard The angel: Revised Verilon,
an angel Words of this
Ife: Revised Version, Life with a captal
L. The *iplritiMl life: it life
luch as the world never knew before.
.Vhedon. Early in the mornng:
Revised Version, about day?r?ak.
They feared the peode:
The numerous blessings which
he apostles had conferred by the healng
of the slclc. their disinterested love
oward each other as displayed in the
community of goods, and their recent
lellverancc out <?f prison, all combined
o Impress the multitude In their favor,
jlorig. Doubted whereunto
vould grow: Revised Version, were
nuch perplexed concerning the
f no prison walls could hold these
nen. If some power was on their side
i-lilfti Iti ihis Htrnnue ivnv ennfounded
ill their plans and expectations, they
night find they hn<l In hand a more
prions undertaking: than they had
houtfit. Cowles. They did
tot know what to think of the a posies;
whether they had saved themclves
by magic, or whether they wore
lellverod by a real miracle. ami they
vore at a loss to tell what the issue of
hone things would bo. Clark.
[*h?? Judges take the place of culprits,
ind complain of being accused of
nurder. Lindsay. Filled Jeusalem
with your doctrine: Noble tesiniony
to the success of their preachng.
J. F. and IS. * Hepentanco
ind no technical theological moaning
it those days. Peter declares that Jsael's
duty Is to turn about so as to
uive Its sins forgiven. Ilarlbut. " *
iter's defense one of the finest specimens
of pleading: Fulfillment of pioiiIrp.
4,lt shall be given you In that
e shall speak;" Arnot.
Til? T?*rlirr*? <l?lvrr. '
1. On a wall in the Vatican palace Is
he fresco of Peter's deliverance from
irison. It Is nearly four centuries
ince Raphael finished it: but It Is still
irilllant and realistic. Tiie triple light
-of moon and torch and angel's peron?is
one of the most surprising efeots
ever produced. The scene repreents.
of course, a later Incident in
\>ter's life. Hut If one. can Imagine
litu accompanied by the eleven nposlr.<,
this famous chiaroscuro may well
tortrav the present angelic Jall-dellv- i
ry.
The olhor frcscoos in thin Ju*tly
ntnouH utanz.i of Hcllodoru* wprcnont
n im ftlli'K-orlnil toantnT tin* triumphw
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of the church. The subject* are, The ,
Expulsion of Hellodorufl. Th?? Miracle (
of Bolsena. and l?eo I Preventing Attlla's
Bo.trance to Rome.
3. The ecclesiastical establishment
felt Itself endangered. Those who j
bore Its honor* and enjoyed its emolument
a were Jealous of the growing J
popularity of the Galileans. A powerful
uprising, that of priest and Sadducee.4.
against a party, humanly
speaking, powerless.
4. How short-lived the triumph of
evil comparatively. Well docs .Lowell
say:
Though the cause of evil prosper, yet
't Is truth al ne Is strong.
And, albeit she wander outcast now, to
cn&hftfd her from all wrong. t
5. Instantaneous obedience Is nl- .
ways easiest and safest. Had the apos- *
ties stopped to reason upon the appar- .
ent strangeness and certain peril of
the. angel's command to go and preach
In the temple, heart might have failed y
them. But daybreak found them 3
speaking all the words of the spiritual
life. <
C. Mary Queen of Scott's prison
prayer may well be uttered by nil who
literally or figuratively are In bonds.
O Lord, my God, my hope
Hath been in thee!
0 dearest Jesus, now deliver me!
In cruel chains, in piteous pains, I
long for thee.
As I sink, and ns I groan,
Kneellnp down before thy throne,
1 adore thee, I Implore thee. j
O deliver me! j
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[email protected] Eggs strong and active;
fresh nearby and do western 16&C.
Cheese quiet and tlrm.
BALTIMORE?Butter drm; fancy 1
creamery 21022c. Eggs steady; fresh
15c. Cheese llrm and unchanged.
Petroleum.
OIL CITY?Credit balances 90c; cer- J
tiflcates 9(iu: shipments 47,668 barrels;
runs 97,730 barrels. 1
Old People.
Old people who require medicine to <
regulate the bowels and kidneys will
find the true remedy In Electric Bitters, i
This medicine dew not stimulate and 1
contains no whisky or other intoxicant, *
but nets as a tonic and alterative. It I
acta mildly on the stomach and bowels, j
adding strength and giving tone to the <!
organs, thereby aiding nature In the <!
performance of the functions. Electric 1
Hitters Js an excellent appetizer, and j
aids digestion. Old people find It Just
exactly what they need. Price tlfty cents
and J1 per bottle at Logan Drug Co.'b I
drug store. 6 *
SOOTHINO for burns, scalds, chapped {
hands and lips. Healing for cuts and J
sores. Instant relief for piles stops pain
at once. These are the virtues of De- 1
Witt's Witch Hazel Salve. C. R. Goetzo,
Cor. Twelfth and Market streets; Bowie "
& Co., Bridgeport; Pcabody & Son, Ben- (
wood. _ 2
Piles! Nival Itthlit* Pile*! .
Symptoms?Moisture; Intense itching \
and stinging; most at night; worse by i
scratching. If allowed to continue tumors
form, which often bleed an ulcerate, bo- \
coming very sore. SWAYNK'S OINT- M10NT
stops the Itching and bleeding, .
heals ulceration, and In most cases re- )
moves tin* tumors. At druggists or by 5
mall, for f>0 cents. Dr. Swayne & Son, i
Philadelphia. *!
"How (o Cure All fcklu Dlirnoi,"
Simply apply SWAYNK'S OINTMKNT. I
No Internal medicine required. Cures tot- ?
tor, cezema,, itch, all eruptions on the {
face, hands, none, etc., leaving the skin I
Hear, while mid healthy. Its great heal- .
Ing and curative powers are possessed by *'
noothr-r remedy. Ask Your druggist for
BWAYNK'B UI.N'TM KNT. ttlm&w c
1
CASTORIA ;
For Infants and Children.
EDUCATIONAL. [
MRS. HARTS \
SCHOOL FOR YOUNG..
.ADIES AND CHILDREN. ]
m avd 1313 mark! I STUTtl, whuutt, w. va. J
SIXTH ANNUAL SESSION. ^
This school- offers a complete and thorugh
education in Practical English, ?j
liithprTJutlcH, English Classics, Latin, j
loderii languages ana Elocution. v ?
ART STUDIO, conducted by Mm. Ejra <
Jubbard, ofteru superior udvantage* for ?
'encll. Charcoal. Water Color, Crayon ,
)rawingn and Oil Painting. . *i
Boys received in the Primary and Interlediate
Departments. For circular* or In- 1
ervlew, apply to . t
IRS. M. STEVENS IIART. Principal, <
WHEELING, W. VA. ' ^
DAY AND NIGHT ]
SCHOOL :
The only school In tho city with estab- '?
lulled reputation. Why take any rhik?' "j
Chen patronise tho one responsible flnonJally
and otherwise. ? '
Only LATEST Business Methods taught,
nd JUST AS PRACTICAL as in our inosuj V
noderi) business houses.
COMMERCIAL, SHORTHAND. ENOJSIL
AND TELEGRAPH -DEPARTJENTS.
. j
Tuitions low as In any other school.
Both sexes; enter any time. Call or ad- T
Iress for catalogue, *j
Wheeling BUSINESS COLLEGE 1 "j
comu mam am) (wruiN shots. '
1
FINANCIAL. J
3, LAMB, PriiitJOR HEYBOLD. Cashier, t
J. A. JEFFERJON. Au't. Cubltr.
BANKOFWHEELING.;
CAl'lTATi $200,000, PAlff IN"! 1
WHEELING, W. VA.
DIRECTORS. Allen
Brock. JosejRl F. Paull.
James Cummins, Henry Blebersqn,. .
A. Iteyuiann, Joseph Sty bold,
Gibson Lamb.
Interest paid on special deposits. f
Issues drafts on England. Ireland and v
Scotland. JOSEPH SEYBOLD,
myll_ , Cashier.
giLVK OP TIfE OHIO VA3XET: o|
CAPITAI $175,090. c
VILLI AM A. ISETT.... President ~
rlORTIMEH POLLOCK ? Vfce President Drafts
on England, Ireland, France and r
Sermany.
DIItBCTOHS. C
IVIIIinm A. Intl. Mortimer Pollock. .1
I. A. Millpr. Hobert Slmpjon. *
B. M. Atkinson, John K. Botsford, V
Julius Politick. 8
Jal* J. A. MILLER,.Qashler. . ?
jgXCUAXOB BANK. " J'
CAPITAL. ....?300.000. K
r. N VANCE Prelldent '
IOHN FREW. Vic. President C
DIRECTORS.
I. N. Vance. George E. Stlfel,
J. M. Brown, William KlUnghaxn* ^
John Frew, John L. Dickey,
John Waterhouse, W. E. Stone, n
W. H. Frank. r
Drafts Issued on England. Ireland. Scot* n
and and all point? in Europe. C
L. E. SANDS. Caahler. j
\
INSURANCE. a
h.haij estate ?
HTLE INSURANCE, j
c
Jfyou pnrefcatt or make a loanonotf
estate have lUo title iutnrcl br tU* . ffbeeliDg
Title and Trast Cj| z
.NO. 1313 MAUKirr KTKUnr.
1. M. Rl'SSKI.L. L P. STIFF.L
President Secretary.
2. J. RAW!,ISO RL SINOLKTON.
Yioe President. Ass* t Secretary. i
a B. E. UILC1IKIST. Examiner o( Titles. I
MACHINERY. "
DEDMAN & CO.,
[?
GENERAL MACHINISTS, *
INI> 31ANCFACTBRKR3 OF MARINE
AND STATIONARY ENGINES. t]
1nl7 Whaling. W. Ya.
e:
RAILROADS. d
FKST TIME .
OVBH n
PENNSYLVANIA SHORT LINES d
"PAN HANDLE ROUTE." 4
LEAVE WHEELING 9:45 A. M.. CITY n
TIME. DAILY EXCEPT SUNDAY.
Arrive COLUMBUS 2:25 p. m.
* Arrive CINCINNATI 6:<K p. m. ?
Arrive INDIANAPOLIS 10:15 p. ra. w
* ,1.... HT l.niTIH 7-nn n m tt
PENNSYLVANIA STANDARD
:0ACHK8
PENNSYLVANIA DINING CAR d
PULLMAN CAR8 FROM WHEELING
JUNCTION THROUGH WITHOUT ?
CHANGE.
)THER TRAINS LEAVE WHEELING. 5:
For Steubenvllle and Pittsburgh 7:25 n. ci
n. week days; *or Pittsburgh and the
Sast and for Columbia and Chicago at a:
:25 p. m. week days: for Pittsburgh, Har-Isburg.
Baltlmoro. Washington, PhlladeU
>hlu and Now York at 3:55 p. m. dally; for ?
Steubenvllle and Dennlion at 3:65 p. m. J.,
tally; for Pittsburgh at 7:00 p. m. week ?
lnys; for Columbus. Dayton. Cincinnati,
ndlanapolls and St. Louis at ?;30 p. in.
veek days. City time.
'arlor Car to Pittsburgh on S:55 p. m. and
7 p. m. Trains. ?
Persons contemplating a trip will And U
t profitable In pleasure and convenlcnos ?
o communicate with the undersigned,
iho will make all necessary arrungomfnts .
or a delightful journey. Tickets will bo t*
irovlded and baggage checked through to
1""na"0"- JOHN* O. TOMLIXSOX, N
?assengcr and Ticket Agent, Wheeling, 7
W. Va. Oc3 *
IHIO R1YER RAILROAD COMPANY. ,5
Time Table In effect July I?, ISM. 'Dally. 1:
Dally txcept Sunday. Enjternjrimo.
" South Bound. I 1~| i "| "s |~T" jj
" 1- L.R.I In. m.'ln. tn.l * IS
MtUburgli, i'a..Lv. *9:10 tl2:iu
a. m. p. m.
VhcrllHB AiM *11 t3:t? 0
? Eoavc. ra- pVltwlln*
f':2> ''2:01 M:jr,
ioumlKV I o ? '?< 12.x> 4:50
Jiw Martliwvlllo... S.-M 1:? 6:16 V
Hntcn*vill# 1:4< ?:l.ri
VlUlnrantown 3:03 ?:33 n m.
arkornburc low ?s:oo fT:15 t:
mvctuwood 11:10 <: ? ,>. m. *:3j
( on City !.:lo fcfo u-it,
"ft M,junction... U:to ?:? ,?:JS
>nlnt Plcamnt 1:10 6;&s|
~Vln l' * M. In. m: |). ill. TTfn" 12
? ST June....I.v.1 ?:? ?:? . 2:3
in. in. L>. m. i> m n
hnrlpnton Ar.| t*?:07(_9:26| / r.:06
lalllpolln I 1:20 7:10 "10:32 I1
lunllnKton I 2:?)| 8:20 til:57
" Via c. & O. Hjf. I p. m.|n. nv p. m'
.v. .Huntington I t3:Sfii *2:.lo 2:33 ?y
|p. m. n. in. p. in.
s. CharlMton.W.V.I t4:27| *3:4f? 4:27 .?
Ccnovu T.Ar.f^TtfpSIW ri;?:l5
p. in. p. m. p. m. 14
Via C. A O. Ry. p. m. n. m. ft. in. p. in.
[ciiova I?v. 8:Ml *1:45 *2:55 or
In. in. p. in.
Inclnnatl, O Ar. 7:00, *8:65 *7:00
?. ni. p. m. r;
.cxInRton, Ky...Ar. 7:20[ P:00 a. m. _^7tf0 r\
JOHN J. AltCHBH. A.'Q.'r. A. J
~ - - - i ;
RAILWAY tlME CARD.
Arrival and departure of trains on and ?,
fter .November a, IMfl. Eaplanatlon of
leference Marks: Dally. tDally. except
unday. JDOIIy, except Saturday,
xc?pt Monday. SSundays only. *Batur*
ays only, Eastorn Standard Time.
>enairv. B.&O.-Maln Lino East. Arrive. j
t:fc am Waah.. Hal.. 1'hll.. N.Y. ?:*> am
??K' pm Wash.. Bal.. PWU N.Y.
1:0y urn ..Cumberland Accom.. t7:25 pm
pm Grufton Accom..... *10:10 am
0-25_ifcm ..Washington City Kx.. *4 Jo pm
Jepart. bTItO.?cTo. Dlv., West Arrive.
7:Jfi ?m For Columbus and Chi. *1:15 ara
0:15 tun ..Columbux and Clncln.. *5:30 pw
1:40 j?m ..Columbus and Clncln.. *6:06 am
2:40 6m ..Columbus and Clncln..
S:4& pm Columbus and Cht. Ex. ll-'J? JJJJ
3:J0 pm ...Zunenvlllo Accom... Tl0:6j? am,
0?15 am ..St. Clalrvvllle Accom.. t}0:6G am
#:10 pm ..St. Clatrsvllle Accom.. 15:W pm0:16
am .^..Sandusky Mali. *6:10 pn^ JopartT"
b. &. O.-W., P."*b7.dIv. Arrive,
'6:10 am For Pittsburgh *10:10 a'm
7:00 am Pittsburgh *6:66 pm
'6:40 pm ..Pittsburgh and East., til M pm .
Pittsburgh and East.. 12:80 am y
1:36 pm PitUtmreh tl2?Sft.nm
Depart. P., c, C. A Bt. L. By Arrive."
IS *m ? Plttaburgh v. t?:06 P
2;^r nMfi,eubenvlUe and West 6:16 pm
fM5 arv? ..Bteubenville Accom.. fl:lB pro
"Pittsburgh and N. Y.. 8:25 pm
..Pittsburgh and N. Y.. 1:30 am
f7.0Q pe ...Pituibureh Accom... t9?0am
West.
[5:15 ain ?* . Ctn. and Bt Louis t7:ll am
?.30 pm Ex.. cin. and St. Louia t8:15 pm
8:8 P Bteub. and Chi.. tS:26 pm
Pitta, and Dennlson.. *11:10 am
iSttf1"1- _c* & P.?Bridgeport. Arrite.
^.53 nm Fort Wayne and Chi. 19 JB pm
am -.Canton and Tolodo.. 1?:J6 pro
fi.M am Alliance and Cleveland t9:3S pm
r,:83 am Bteubenville end Pitta. tt:36 pm
9:08 ajn Steubenvlile and Pitta, til:06 am
2: 0 pm Fort Wayne and Chi. t?:10 pro
-3: 0 pm ..Canton and Toledo.. 16:10 pm ?
tf:10 pm Alliance and Cleveland fl:!6pm., '
W:68 pm Steub'e and Wellavllle tt:|5 npt
pin Philadelphia and N. Y. t6:10 pro
?:5l pm ..Baltimore and Waah.. 16:10 pro
K?:M pmgteub'e and Wellavllle 16:10 PP
Depart. w. & L. B. Arrlv*.
M am ^"Toledo and West.... *6:10 pm
0:00 am Cleve., Akron St Canton 6:10 pm
0:00 am Brilliant and Bteuben'o *6:10 pm
.?:& pin .Maaalllon and Canton. *11:10 am
HifiJSSJ Brilliant and Steuben'e *11:10 am
Depart. IC.. L. & W.-Brldgep't. Arrlvt.
? _ i'.HMrrn Time.
.:W am Clove., Toledo and CM. t!:M pnt
lias Dm Cleve., Toledo and Chi. ?:00 Bm
prn Mamlllon Accom t":0? am
ffl:01 am ..St. Clalravllle Accom- rti28 am
10:08 am ..St. rinlrevllle Accom.. l:Mpm
2:2? pm ..81. rialmllle Accom.. 4:40'pm
15:20 pm ..St. Clalrsvllte Accom.. ?:63 pm
11:40 Pm Local Freight til-.BO am
Depart? Ohio" River, R. R. "Arrive.
6:25 am Passenger ...I... *10:45 am
I2:"J pm Paanenger 3:25 pro
'4:16_pml Passenger **:80pm J"'
lellalre? Belial re^''*
Leave. B.. Z. & C. R. R. Arrtv*.'
>0:10 am Bellalre. 4:10 pm
6:15 pm Woodsfleld ....... 9:45 am
2:25 pm and Zaneavllle. 1:15 pm
RAILROADS.
** "TUB
loTeland, Lorain &' VThe?Iing
RAILWAY CDMANV.
Central Standard Time.
Time Schedule of Passenger Trains In
ffect Sunday. January 3,1897.
leveland Depot Foot South Water Street.
DEPART.
I a i 4.1 s "T1 <
a. m. a. m. p. m. p. m.
rldgeport 6:05 12:25 S:80
hrlchnvllle 5:30 S.10 2:S5 6:00
ew Philadelphia... 5:47 8:28 2:53 6:19
anal Dover 5:54 8:36 3:00 6:28
listux 6:23 9:08 3:30 6:53
lasslllon 6:40 . 9:23 3:46 7:12
Warwick 7:05 9:49 4:10
terllng 7:27 10:12 4:33
tvlllo 7:34 10:18 4:39
ledlna 7:55 10:37 5:00
ester 8:37 10:50 5:44
rafton 8:55 11:07 6:03
lyrla 9:10 11:21 6:21
oraln 9:25 11:35 6:35
.enter Junction 8:10 10:49 5:15
leveland 9:10 11:50 6:15
a. m. p. m. p. m.
ARRIVE.
: i 11 ?i t *
p. m. p. m. p. m. p. m.
rldseport 7:00 10:00
hrlchnville liar 4:52 S:20 7:44
lew Philadelphia... 10:S: 4:17 8:00 7:8
anal Dover 10:45 4:09 7:52 7:1{
until.. 10:15 3:39 7:21 t:4l
l0*.?tH0n s:c im . ??.?#
Warwick 9:33 3:5S 6:37 a. ra.
terllng 9:10 2:36 6:15
evllle. . 9:04 2:29 6:15
[edlna 8:44 2:?9 5:47
,enter 8:25 1:5S 5:05
rafton 7:41 1:36 4:46
llvrla 7:23 1:19 4:28
poraln 7:06 1:06 4:10
*?ter Junction .... 8:32 1:57 6:34
levetand 7:30 1:00 4:10
a. m. p. ro. p- m.
All trains dally except Sunday. J
Panaenjren* between W heeling. Martin
erry, nellalre and Bridgeport, take Eleo1o
Hallway. M Q CARREU
General Paaaenger Agent
"xim. BALTIMORE 4 OHIO.
'schedule lneffect Ko?
IftfflWaMAIN6'LTNB EAST.
WO For Baltimore, Phlladelphla
and New York.'
12:25 and 10:2S a. m. and
Cumberland Accommodation, fibo a. nl,
ally excopt Sunday.
Grafton Accommodation, 1:40 p. m. dally.
ARRIVE.
From New York. Philadelphia and Bal?
[more. 8:20 a. m., dally.
Cumberland Express. 4:25 p. m., dally.
Cumberland Accommodation, 7:25 p.
xoept Sunday.
Grafton Accommodation, 10:10 a. bl,
ally,
TRANS-OHIO DIYI8I0N.
For Columbus and Chicago, 7;3S a. m.
nd 3:45 p. m.. dally.
Columbus nnd Cincinnati Expreai, 1008
. m. dally. 11:40 p. m. dally, except Satur.
ay. and 2:40 a. m. Sunday only.
Sandusky Mall 10:15 a. m., dally..
Newark Acrommodatlon, 8:10 p. nt,
ally, except Sunday.
St. Clalrsvllle Accommodation. 10:18 a.
j., and 8:10 p. m.. except 8unday.
ARRIVE.
ChkoRo Express, 1:15 a. m. and U:10 a.
Cincinnati Expreaa, 5:05 a. m. and 5:80 p,
RnnduVky Mall, 5:W p. m., dally.
Newark Accommoaauon,! ju:a? a. a.,
ally except 8unday.
St. Clalrsvlllo Accommodation. 10:55 a,
j. and 5:80 p. m.. dmty. except 8unday.
WHEELING & PITTSBURGH DIV.
For Pittsburgh, 5:10 and 7:00 a. ra. and
:40 p. m.. dally, and 1:35 p. ra., dally* ex*
]?orS,p"us}>'ursh and tho Eaat, 5:10 a. m.
nd 5:40 p. m., dally.
ARRIVE.
From Pittsburgh. 10:10 a. pi. and 6:55 p.
i.f dally: 11:30 P- m., daily. except Saturay,
and 2:30 a. in., Sunday only; 1240 p.
I., except Sunday.
' v CHA8. O. 8CULL, O.-P. A.,
Baltimore, M<L..
J. T. LANE, T. P. A .
Wheeling, \y. V*.
[HEELING & ELI GROVE RAILROAD ,
On and after Saturday, February 2, 1S9&
a Ins will run as follows, city time:/
Leave Wheeling. Leave film Grova.
r'n T'melTr'nT'me Tr'n T'melTr'nTin#
o. a. m.lNo. p. m. No. a. m.lNo. p.Tm.
.... ir,:oo.??? 3:oo l;... t?:ooi9.... 3:09
.... 7:00 23.... COO 3.... 7:00 21.... 4:00 1
.... 8:00)24 5:00 5.... 8:002!.... 5:00
.... 9:C0l2? ?:00 7. .. 19:00#.... 6:00
.... 10:00 28.... 7:00 D.... 10:00 27.... 7:00
.... 11:01' 30 ... 8:OOU.... 11:00 29...* 8:00
p.m. 32.... p.m. 31.... 9:00
.... tl2:0n 31.... 10:00 13.... 12:00 33.... 10:00
.... i:00 3C.... 11:00 15.... 1:00 35.... U:00
.... 2:001 _ JI7? 2:00]
tDally. except Bunaay. i
Sunday church train* will leave Elm
r?v? ,t ,:U
general Manager.
'HEELING BRIDGE A TERMINAL RY
C. O. BREWSTER, Receiver.
Imo Table No. 13, to take effect 11:01a. in.,
Sunday, November 13,1895.
Leave Wheeling?*8:00, 19:45, |11:40 a. m,,
:20. *3:ir.. 14:30, J9:00 p. m.
Leave I'enlnaula?t8:uc, 13:51, (11:46 a. in.,
:26, *3:21, <4:3?. |9:0? p. m.
Leave Martin's l'orry?18:12, fP:67. 111:53
in.. 12:K. *3:27. 14:42. j9:12 p. tn. ^
Arrive Terminal Junction?18:17, 10:01
l:5S a. m.. 12:US, 3:32. 14M?5. |9:18 p. m. .
Leave Terminal Junction?17:22, |9:00 a.
12:40 n. nv. |1:89, |4:05. 18:14, <8:45 p. m.
Leave Martin's Ferry?17:W, |9:07 a. m..
1:48. |4:05, 14:10. 15:19. 18:52 p. m.
Leave Peninsula?17:34, 89:14 a. m., 12:51,
;11, <4:17. .'5:25. 18:5* p. m.
Arrive Wheeling?17:40, ?9:20 a. m., *12:57.
:17. 11:25, 18:31, 19:05 p. m.
'Dally. tDally except Sunday. (Sundays
All train* will run on Kawtern Time.
J. 10. TAUSSIG. Superintendent.
SH K I NTKLLld RNOER PRINTING
. Eitabllahmoiu-Keat, accurate, prompt*

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