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fo" . A Vivid Story of the AwuuMinatloii
jp-'j of Lincoln.
' DTMI-IMIMM HnnHMattir KDui
jS? AwftU n>uhU?l''> Kit M?
Itlm Jul IHM Mailing for
^ tttytlifnl TbMter PtrAtrM|Niw>llow
Mul?'i Lift. WmImwI-TA Hwtir
. g,I . i
lfc2 Washington correspondence of th??
Eft nirthA.D?mi>cnut: "I probably ;
OW'jWWi. Bt _
K." " revived the last letter that Lincoln j
ft*;- evifi wrote. I didn't k?-ep U. but I
|y' wotiJd ffjve a thousand* dollar* for It
now." ' i
$ II was Sao*tor WlWiinj M. 8tewart.
of Nevada, who was apejklng. He was
telling in a graphic rammer the story
of - the assassination on.d describing1
Bpi solhe of the acenes of4 that fateful
?{' night, and also giving ittm facts of the
1 awaartn* lo of Andreur Johnson as
jgp.' President. He' was onfe pf the four
Efe m<pa present on that ocuislou, and is
the only survivor.
te dar before the tMsasslnation."
jj& aald the senator, "I was. in New York,
, . talking with Nlles Searl es, uu old-time
Et i California friend of mln**. He was then
r . a iudqp. and is still living."
fe; % ".a toaVe come to haw a very lilxh
opinion of Lincoln/ he tsald. 'I would
like to meet him?
j'i'Come over to nlffton with
p mC* and I will arrange it.* 1 wild and
k;: ho.agreed t(? do so.
fig. *$We took the uighi :ndln, and I re:/v;
member we \had a nectUyn each oppo
site.' We had not met la ten years and
r/ had much to talk about. no wo remain
ed'up all night. setting a iTI'tie nap in
thfe moaning."
... 'The President was unaoto iu
. Stewart' and his friend during the day
*1'; nnd the *<?nator j?aid ifcey would go .up
fy In the evening.
K-, . ''Lincoln received his friends In the
B&,\. nvenlnjr afUr 7 Vo'clofk; a? Well us
f'.', during the day." UDmarked tho senator.
>?-v . "which la.not the" oaj o at the white
house the**? later yvanC
t-vv . vThe seuator and his friend went over
loathe white house In. the evening and
? sent word to the : President that they
? would like to see hlnv
I'.The Uit Ii41tr.
gjW -The President Wrote a note In reply
spying to Senator Sueivart that he and
r Ml*. Lincoln were fja'ug to the theatre.
and asking him 4o call with hi*
/ friend the next momilng, llxlng (lie
> hour at 10 o'clock.
p &Th$t note." said tis* senator, "was
r'. the last thlug Lincoln ever wrote. It
was sign?*! 'Lincoln.' I probacy tore It
jg; up. never drcamlmr that It wan the last
paper to which that Immortal name
waa to be signed by his. own hand."
Stewart and his frieod stood chatting
Ka" at the entrance of the -white house.and
b were there, when th? President and
* ? ntrt Thft Prudent
?<. Mff. Uimnini whiv ...
L?;. shook hands with She senator and
J"' Judge Hearten was Introduced. They
iiV-- talked a few minute*, and Lincoln left
I;: the white hou*e, to return no more
giCi alive.
St("1 have accomplished what I came
pV for." said Searles to Stewart. "I have
rV teen him. and I believe I will go back
E t<? /New York to-night"
Uffavlnc plenty of tlm? the -two friends
Wp walked to ih* Baltimore ft Ohio depot,
that being* the only railroad reaching
Washington at that time. It was a conI';
* 'sfderable distance, the depot being near
the capltol. aa at present.
\lOn his return. Senator Stewart was
about to turn up Tenth street and go
w to Ford's Theatre, but thought that
with the loss of sleep on the previous
night he mjght fall asleep in the theatre.
Instead he wen?t to the rooms of
rat Senator Oonness. of California, who
<vV bad apartments on Thirteenth street,
m near P.
feV.": While he was there Senator Charles
Sumner came In and there was a genii:;
cral discussion of the affairs of the natlon.
"Sumner," said Senator Stewart.
^ "wm talking loud and making a speech
a* very much aa if addressing the senate.
"In the midst of the talk Senator
i.v Conness' colored servant came in, onu
fife Mid:
? > "Jjjecretary Seward has been assassl,
pr . all Jumped to our feet." con:Inv
u<*d "Senator fccewart, "and w alked rap?
Idly to the secretary'* residence, a'fterwards
known as the Blaine house, and
now the site of the Lafavette Opera
5 House. When we reached the door we
met Hurh McCulIoch., afterward secretary
of the treasury, coming out.
? M The secretary I* seriously wounds'
ed/ he said, 'but with car?* will recover.
The physicians will allow no one -to
, enter the room.'
' v "We turned away and went over to
the whjte house, Sumner. Conness an J
i myself. Soldiers were pacing up and
down in front of the door and about
m the ground*. We Inquired If they had
!: heard anything concerning ine aueinpi
f, on Seward's' life. They had heard
S nothing of the occurrence at all. It iva*
i'. while we were talking with them th.it
a messenger came running up to the;
"Lincoln has been killed; shot white
; In 'the theatre!* he exclaimed, breath'
!v ~ "Of course, we were stunned for a
| moment. Conness seemed to be the
r only man who grasped an idea, ami
I was the only one of the three- thas
really did any good at that time.
k . " They mean to kill the President
and all his cabinet!' lie said quickly
'Go. go at once to Stanton's house, oik1
? he may be saved!'
"Two soldiers ran to Stanton's house
and as they arrived a man was ring*
v incr the bell. He ran away ns the sol
diem approached. Stanton himself an:.r
inrenil the bell and came to tho door
L >, Had It been the stranger Instead ol
r" -the soldiers who were there, Stanton
"too, would have been killed. He was
saved by the quickness with whlc*
[ Couness had taken In tho situation."
The three senators hastened to th?
house where the dying President lay
? Stewart, sturdy and vigorous, arrivinj
In.id vance of the others. He met tin
urgeon general at tho door.
"He Is mortally wounded," said tha
officer; "It Ik only a question of tlrm
Until he dies. The room is too crowdec
now. You can go In, but you would d?
jfiQT* harm than good."
Stewart did not go In, nor did Con
nean, to whom the surgeon general rc
posted hln statement upon going in am
Human Ingenuity.
Certainly, for (lie meclianic, liuman
Ima nnvnr nrndur.ed ft battel
liniment than Salvation Oil,which lion
Maud* unexcelled Tor curing hi* spralm
and bruises caused by a Tail; or cuu
and wounds tho result of nu accldeu
with hi* tool or saw. Si!vatiou Oil ul
ways kills pain. "Recently, I fel
about twenty feet and was very mucl
bruited on my leg and side, but aftu
bathing tbcin with Solvation Oil tin
bruises soon disappeared. 1 think Sal
vatiou Oil l? Just the thing for sore
and bruises." A. Jacob lllee. 5a
Church St., Easton, Pa. Salvation Oi
may bo bought anywhere for 25 cents
Substitutes offered by dealers may < ??
less; hence, do less. Salvation Oil
i however, uevor disappoints the user.
remained, while the other men went
about the cltv and aMlated InaJltying
the excitement.
Am .iwlMl Night.
"That waa the most awful nlnht Iever
experienced." aald {Senator 8tewart.
"the city waa wild with excitement.
Everybody waa out, nil wrought
tin t? the hislieM pitch. It wan a wonder
there waa not riot and bkmiMhvd.
No one knew what tnlght occur next.
No one knew how far the conspiracy
extended, nor how many were Involved,
and who were marked (or death at
their murderoua hand*. {Seventy thounand
frantic people Mtirged through
the ftreets. demanding vengeance.
"There were 30,000 Con federal cm in
the city, either at' prisoner* on parole
or deaerfent ftom the rebel army. Occasionally,
In fact frequently, there
would be heard a demand fur their
extermination. A voice would ring out;
Let'# kill ever)' one of thenr, no loyal
man In ?afe with them? traitors in the
city!' But a thouaand times that night
desperate acts and violent meanureti
were prevented by ?>tne one saying to
the excited person who oounaeled
bloody deed*.
" 'Stop! What would Lincoln say Jf
he could speak?'
"That was effective. The uae of the
name of the man who lay dying on
Tenth rtreet aaved the city and the na
l. ? "What wan lal Llnealn . do?' ThOHO
words uttered to surging masse* of cxcileil
men quelled the rising storm and
allayed the intense feeling which was
everywhere manifest.
"Amidst the excitement, amidst the
clamor for revenge, and the bitter feelitm
against the perpetrator* of the
foui det?d. was also a profound sorrow.
1 saw more men weep that night than
in all the years of my life. Lincoln was
familiar to the people; he was their
friend- They felt they had lost one
lik? a father. Hut shove and beyond
all there was a fear as to the effect
upon the nation. Fear of what was to
come made the night horrible to men
who loved their country. It was n night
of terror."
Xwrtrlueln Jobmoti.
A most Interesting feature of the reminiscence
by Senator Stewart was the
swearing in as President of Andrew
After a restless night, a night of
such Intensity a* wan never experlencf*<l
la the nation'* capital, not even during
the darkest times of the war. the
morning was dawned. Lincoln wa*
dead! The natlou was without a ruler,
immediate action was necessary or
anarchy would soon reign rampant.
Solomon Foote. u senator from Vermont.
was President pro tempore of
the senate. He had |ir?**lded over that
body since the inauguration. Johnsoibeiiur
absent about all the :irn\ In
the mist of an April mornlnc Sftoaior
Koote drove down Pennsylvania avenue
In a carriage much the ircrae for
wear ami covered with mud. Mud on
the wlieels. mud on every part of It.
Pennsylvania avenue, noiv .1 smoothpaved
thoroughfare, was little be'ter
than a quagmire. The earrUgo lurched
Into ruts and mud holes. the driver
whipping the Jaded borNfr and vigorously
urging them into a semblance of
? trot. In front of Willard's hotel Senator
Stewart was standing. Senator
F?x?te directed the driver to stop at the
"Lincoln I# dead." said Foot*;. "We
must awear in Johnson at once. There
must be ,? head to the government."
Stewart got Into the carriage, and
together they drove to the residence ??f
Chief Justice Chase. He Joiu-?l them
when their errand was explained, and I
the three drove to the Kirk wood hotel,
where Johnson had apartment a. The 1
Klrkwood was at th?* corner of Pennsylvania
avenue and Twelfth street.
The Kaleign now stands on tho same !
"We want to see Mr. Johnson," said
Senator Stewart. "No need of sending
up cards: Just tell us where his rooms
are and we will find him."
.Mvunied two small room* at
the head of the stairs. These -were
pointed out to the chief Justice and the
genu tor*. After pounding vigorously
on the door the vice president came
sleepily to it and admitted them.
"We have come to administer the
oath of office to you as President of the
United States." said Chase.
Johnson mumbled something and
went back to his bed room. He appeared
after a time with his pantaloons
and vest on. and was in the uct of putting
on his coat. He was not just the
looking personage . then that would
have been picked out for President, or
for a great statesman. Habits which
had made his inauguration as vice
president an episode in the history of
the senate had tended to make him
appear unfit for the office of President,
but he was the man chosen by the
American people to All the office In
case the great Lincoln should die or
resign, ami he must be sworn In. Under
the constitution the men assembled
there must accept him as the ruler of
the land.
f our men uuiy *> ?-i : ^
son, Chase, Foote and Stewart. In
solemn tones the chler Justice admlnlstered
the oath which made Johmon
President of the United StatW. After
thin ceremony he seemed to be a little
doubtful a* to what he should do. The
title "Mr. President." by which he was
addressed, seemed to disconcert him
i somewhat.
"Get over to the white house as soon
as possible," urged Chase, "it Is Important
that you should be there soon;
the head of the government should be
In his ofllce In this great crisis."
Johnson said he would go at once,
and the men who had participated In
the ceremony lert hlni. Later In the
day Senator Stewart saw him at the
white house, and he presented a different
appearance, as changed as a
man would be who has had a bath, a
shave and donned a new suit of
clothes. When it was known that the
i new President had assumed the oft
lice quiet was somewhat restored. The
[ people !iau worn inemieivea uui m *?ic
Ion* weary night. more aanawlnatfdntf
were anticipate J. The eonnplrators
were fleeing for their llvet, and
. were being pursued In every direction.
I The government lived, but the nation
Waahluctoit's Mqnor Utr.
QLYMPIA, Wash.. Feb. 17.?Washington
l* on the verge of wiping: out all
\ of her naloona and wholesale liquor
house!* by adopting a prohibitory luw
' similar to that governing' the sale of
liquors in i?uuni v-uiuiiim. int
sary law known as the Cllne bill passed
the house by a vote of forty-seven
* ayes to thirty nays, much to the nur,
prise of the house Itself! The measure
was supported by nearly all tho mldt
dl?* of the road populists and by a fe*v
, silver Hi-publlcans. The proponed law
j puts full control of the liquor traffic In
th?- hands of th? governor, but eliminates
from the-SoUth Carolina law the
profit system. The governor appoints
a state commission which In turn nppoints
county commissioners and they
- in turn appoint lodU dlspensars of all
liquor belnp handled through the state
commission with a sufficient profit attached
to pay all expenses of the different
boards and dispensaries. N'n
liquor is to be sold at retail to be drank
upon the premises and minors ?r
drunkards are prohibited from receiving
it. it Is to bo sold only In qunntitles
not less than a pint nor mor*
than fi\ i alloni Tho promoters an
now confident the measure will pas."
the scuaic.
. Fi re Hllvrr RfHtru.
I t-_ir
i 11 i . l r..> is, ?
1 the Wyoming legislature the RopubllP
runs by n full party vote have /defeated
j an unr|uallfle<l frc* silver resolution In
truditcftd by Democrat* it ml substltutei
* a revolution Intruding the Wyoming
% delegation In Congress to vote un<
? work for ijieo*ur?? ivhlch might ?
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1 tcrnntlonul agreement.
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pneumonia and all throat and limit
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Price, ttc.
Improved Homoeopathic Home Remedy
Company put up u separate cure for each
dltfcaiM*. At all druntiKt*, mostly 25 centM.
Guide to Health free.
i Personal letter* to Prof. Munyon. 1S0R
Arch street. Philadelphia. Pa., annwered
with free medical advice for any disease.
One fill* ftovt rMOtf'i Vetoes I aalaiitrd by
h. Ilimu ?f IVI.rilH.
Special Dispatch to the Intelligencer.
CHARLESTON. W. Va., Feb. 17.?
The house met at 10 a. m.
Mr. Brohard, from the committee on
humane Institutions, and public building*.
reported buck to pants engrossed
senate bill No. 1T>5, relating to the West
Virginia school for the deaf and blind.
A message from the governor with
the veto of house bill No. W. relating
to toll roads, and turn pikes, was read.
The .question being shall the bill pass,
j notwithstanding -the governor'* veto?
One vote waa cast for the bill, and
l sixty-eight against it; so the governor's
veto was sustained.
Mr. Garvin, wno voted for the pasj
sage of the bill, explained that he was
j instructed by Ills constituents* to support
such a bill, and he was bound to
I do so.
I Mr. Hall called up senate bill No. 112,
on the same subject, as the one vetoed,
I ?...> ?.i?h tha Innilile features
omitted. Tlu* bill was ordered to Its
second reading.
The'senate substitute for house bill
Xo. 8. Increasing the ntfmber of mine
Inspectors, was token up and the
aubatltutr was passed.
Engrossed houae bill No. 112, extend'
Iqg the time In which distraint and
no.le may be made for taxes, with
amendments ot the aenate thereto, was
taken up, and the amendments were
I agreed to. House bill No. 70, relating
to the killing of deer, with amendments
! -thereto, was passed with amendments.
| Houae Joint resolution Xo. 28, offered
by Mr. Colerlder. ^declaring against inaugural
balls and legislative recep|
tlons, etc., was taken up. Mr. Garvin
offered the following as a substitute:
<4 a Erroueona MaKmint Corrected.
Whereas, Houae Joint resolution No,
29, Introduced by Mr. Colerlder, declares
that "our recent leglalatlve ball
cost the tux-miyera of the atate more
than J500, and
Whereas. Such declaration and statement
Is entirely erroneous, and totally
without foundation, and vald legislative
ball did not coat the tax-payers
of the state ope cent, but the expenses
of said entertainment were borne by
the citizens of Charleston, and the
committee having in charge the said
bull: and.
Whereas. Said resolutions do great
Injustice to the public spirited and uosnita>kin
oitifctiM nf Charleston. who so
kindly tendered this delightful enter- I
talnment to tills honorable body; there- I
fore. *>e it.
llesolved. That the further consid- |
eratlon of said resolution be indefinitely
postponed, and. I
Resolved. Further, that the speaker
appoint u special committee of three
to draft suitable resolutions of thanks
to the citizens of Cluuiestou, anil the
committer having charge of sold entertainment.
Mr. Toler moved to refer the whole
matter to the committee on claims, and
grievances, which motion did not prevail.
The substitute of Mr. Garvin
was rejected, and the vote being taken
on the original resolution, it was also
sKouse Joint resolution No. 31, authorizing
the board of director* of the
West Virginia historical and antiquarian
society to purchase an album from
J. H. Dis Debar, coming up, It was rejected.
House Joint resolution No. 32, providing
for an Inventory of all the furniture
and fixtures of the capltol building.
was adopted.
The resolution offered yesterday, by
Mr. Leach, limiting* speeches to five
minutes, was taken up and adopted.
Mr. Morrlston ofTered ? resolution,
providing for the dismissal of any attache'of
the house, who may approach
a member, and ask him to support :i
resolution Increasing the salary or
himself or any other attache.
The following bills on their third
reading, were passed:
House bill No. 103, ?to stop the ?a1e of
liquor on Decoration Day; house bill
No. 261, to prevent cruelty to children;
senate bill No. 9, to establish a home
for Incurables; senate bill No. 188, to
establish an Industrial home for girl*;
house bill No. 258. the school book bill;
house bill No. 257, to amend the charter
of Martlnxburg: senate bill No. 38,
relating to rltles, towns and villages;
house bill No. 204. for the relief of Edmund
Kyle, late sheriff of Cabell
county; house bill No. 233, to provide
for the re-amesament of real estate;
house bill No. 272, relating to achool
The house then took n recess till 7:30
p. ni., to read bills on their first readin
In the Kanalr.
The senate convened at 10 a. m. The
flnance committee reported back not
to pass senate bill No. 125, to establish
a state Insurance department; No. 140.
authorixlng the board of directors of
the West Virginia hospital for the Insane
to have constructed a crematory
sufficient to consume the night soil and
other noisome matter; No. 174. imposing
a license tax on stallions and Jackasses.
and No. f?, concerning (he rate
of tax on hawkers and peddlers.
Mr. Hughe*, from the committee on
finance, reported the two appropriation
bills, which were taken up, and ordered
to their second reading.
The resolution offered yesterday by
Mr. CJetxendanner, urging our United
States senators to use their influence
to securo a ratification of the treaty
between this country and Great Britain,
coming up, was rejected.
The following house bills on their
third reading, were passed:
No. 10, creating a fish and game warden;
No. 69, providing for u tax on the
surface of land, mineral and timber,
separately; :vo. ?o, reuiuuK u? mc ?*:movnl
of couiity und district officers:
No. 170. relating to the securing and
1 holding of drift property; No. 132, to
amend the act cresting the independent
school district of New Creek No. 4,
providing for a state service commission;
No. 153, raising the age of consent.
Senate bill No. 10fi, relating to Beth1
any college, was passed.
The following senate bills were ordered
to their second reading:
No. 103. relating to Normal schools;
No. jfitf. restricting the quantity of
' lurid which a corporation may hold;
No. ir?7, to amend the charter of Ouy1
andotte; No. 160, to amend the Charter
of Mnrtlnsbnrg; No. 161. concerning
election by the people: No. 102, to prevent
cruelty to children.
' The senate then adjourned.
k t?*.i u,. ffr,?? rhAitnifitlHin?
Tlioman' Kelectrlc Oli linn cured t ho\l(^j
nmlK of th<- worn! rni"'H of lliln trrrlblr
(ll?a?f. Jt only rout* 25 cnln to try
I " _ 1
CONSTIPATION In Its worst forma.
" dyapopalu, ?lck headche, l>illlou*net<fi anil
derangement ?f the liver are readily
cured by DoWltt'a Little Karly Klaera.
These llttlr* pill* never gripe. Kmull pill,
anf? pill, best pill. C. R. Goethe. Cor.
? Twelfth and Market Htreet*; Bowie &
- Co.. Bridgeport; l'eubocly fc Bon, U?nwood.
To Nnvlu Will 1?? Lauiicltcd Tnu J?Ioht!?
I llalllmore.
A huge atcel fl?h, elghty?flve feet lung,
with lungs of brouae, electricity in lt?
flu* and tall, and eyes with which taaee,
will ^be launched at Baltimore diirlng
February for the United States navy.
The man-mude dolphin, while under the
watpr, will spit from It* mouth a torpedo
loaded with sufficient exploelve* to blow
a hole In the bottom of a man-o'-war and
nuii* jitri in a jiii y, nun u<r?v rii^uis vi
destruction Ik to run over the aurrace of
the water nt a greater speed than most
vessels, and she on.i hide herself under
the aett and swim about at any depth
rrom an inch to eighty feet, or Hhe can
lay. if necessary, on the bottom for daya
at a time, writes a Baltimore correspondent
of the Ht. Louis Glob* Democrat. It
will be next to Impossible to sink thia
mechanical diver or to drown her crew.
The eighty-five foot body will be eleven
feet six inched in depth and ftldth. The
tiny sub-marine fighter is manned by
but ten men and costs only 1160,000. Hhu
weights but 123 tons. Five torpedoes
compose her offensive equipment, aside
from her ram. The venae! has teen constructed
to withstand the water pressure
at a depth of eighty feet. She has frames
three and one-half Inches in thickness
and her steel plates are a half inch thick.
It is well known that a submarine boat
must be a sensitive thing. A mail walking
about in their interiors will affect
their trim. Wheh a torpedo 1* lir.xl from
this craft a corresponding weight In
water will be admitted to the vessel to
counterbalance the law or weigm.
This flubmurin wonder, a machine I
which our navy department think* worth
while building. lias other offensive and
defensive qualities not mentioned In the
above description. Should the submarine
lire away ull her five torpedoes and
fall to tilt the enemy, she still has her armored
turret, or ram. with which to
wound the unprotected hull of her adversary.
This turret is shaped like an
Inverted row boat on the vessel's back.
It b nine feet lonff. four feet hlffh and
nearly four feet wide. It is constructed
of Harveylzed ateel four inches thick, a
sufficient protection against rapid-firing
guns. Craft of this kind can live where
no other vessel dare show its nose, that
is, between the line of Are of two hostile
fleets. She will crosa the lire-swept zone
with nothing exposed but her observation
tube, and attack the opposition
while the big fellows are too busy peppering
one another to notice her approach.
Should the enemy Intrench lt|
nelf In one ??f our harbors and protect Itself
by anchoring an outer line of torpeI
do*? or laying submarine mines, the ateel
I fish could be used to And them and blmv
I them up. She may also carry messages
through hostile lines, and If she Is at|
tacked ahe simply has to sink herself
I and proceed on her business unmolested.
She may Iny In a channel leading to a
I city and defy any vessel to pass over her.
And If the hulks of old vessels were sunk
In a channel to prevent the United State *
warshlns from entering, this craft could
blow the obstructions to smlthereen*.
I Cromluritt I*rmt?rlvaii<aii? Drail.
WASHINGTON'. D. C.. Feb. 17.-Genf
eral Alfred Pleasonton. one of the
most distinguish**! cavalry commandI
era of the late war, died at his apartments
In this city, about 3 o'clock thin
mornlup. His relatives in Philadelphia
have been notified ant) funeral arrangements
will be made to-day.
HOLLI DAYS BURG, Pa., Feb. 17.?
Anthony S. Morrow, a prominent Central
Pennsylvania banker ami capitalist.
died here late last night of paralysis,
aged seventy-four years. Mr. Morrow
tvaa a partner In the private
hanking firm of Gardner, Morrow &
Company, the Martinaburg Depowlt
Bank and the Williamsburg bank,
whose recent failure is believed to
have hastened his d?*ath.
Mr. Morrow was the projector of the
Cren-on, Coalport and New York short
rout* rallrond, whloh was finally merged
with the Pennsylvania system. He
is nurvlved by a widow;
Now & days when & man goes to his
doctor, he Is usually told thut he has
some unheard of disease with a long
name, and when he leaves the ofllc?? he
does not know whether It Is St. Vitus
Dance or consumption that Is gradually
undermining his health.
It is therefore refreshing to talk with
the Shakers, for their very simplicity
commands confidence and respect, and
wo have the further satisfaction of
knowing that they have devoted themselves
to the study of disease and Its
cure for more than a hundred years.
The venerable old man whom the
writer saw was only too glad to discuss
his pet subject. He wild that strange as
it might seem, very few doctors realized
thut three-quarters of the most prevalent
diseases were all attributable.to
faulty digestion.
He then went on to say that a child of
average Intelligence knows that putrid
meat or decaying vegetables are polson
1 K?v U mi V?r thf*Mo
uun, HIIU iiiuiii .'v uiviuvu, .... , -
same foods, even If taken Into the stomach
in the freshest possible condition
soon decompose unless digested and absorbed.
In such cases the resulting poisons ??nter
the system, when uches and pains,
weakness and debility soon foiibw as u
natural consequence.
It was recognition of this that led the
Shakers to devote thelP energies to the
perfection of a product which would
stimulate the digestive organs and assist
them to perform their proper work.
The first symptom of disordered digestion
Is the loss of appetite, and the
Shaker Digestive Cordial is wonderfully
efficient in supplying any deficiency in
this respect, at the same time It relieves
all distress after eating. Furthermore;
as was carefully explained by our venerable
friend, it is absolutely harmless.
Belter evidence of the Shakers' confidence
in It could not be found, than in
the fact that they have placed 10-cent
sample bottles In the hands of all druggists.
assured that If once tried It will
produce such immediate and marked
benefit that it will be continued.
He Convinced.
On receipt of ten cents, cash or
stamps. a generous nam pie will be mailed
of the most popular Catarrh and Hay
Fever Cure (Ely's Cream Halm) sufliclent
to demonstrate Its ureal merit.
Full iilzo fiOe. ELY BROTHERS.
56 Warren St.. New York City.
Catarrh caused difficulty lit a peaking
and to a great extent low of hearing.
By the u?f of Fly's Cream lialm dropping
of mucus has ceased, voice and
hearing have greatly Improved.?J. \V.
Davidnon. Attorney-nt Law, Monmouth,
III. _
"LIVER Complaints cured by
VT" Shorten* labor, lessens pain,
diminishes danger to Ilrr of
t?ot!? mother and child and leave* lier In condl*
lion moro favorublo to hpocdy recovery.
"Strongor after than before confinement"
nays u prominent midwife in the best remedy
Known nud worth tho price for thnt nlone.
Endorsed nnd recommended by mldwlvcs und
all Indicia who h.ivo lined It.
ttawara of substitutes uud Imitations.
Makes Child-Birfh Easy.
Sent by Hxpreas or mall on receipt of prlre,
0l.no |wr bottle, nook "TO MOTHER*"
mulled free, containing voluntary tcatlmonlils. j
Sick Headache.
Neuralgia end Ertre me Nervouenew.
EVER since I vu eighteen yearn old
uut|l l learned of Dr. Miles* Regtoratlvo
Bemedlee, I suffered from nick
headache and extrome nervousness and dyspepsia.
In time heart disease developed. I
was treated by several doctors with no relief.
8evere palpitation with pain in left
breast, shortness of breath, and smothering
spells made me most miserable. I procured
Dr. Miles' Restorative Nervine and
New Heart (Tare and took them alternately
as directed. Improvement began at once
HHMjp||HH|and Increased so rapRvV
Dr. vH Inside of six
v Milan* vM months I Increased
Erl. . 'S thirty six pounds In
F-nervine^weight, ah pain in
Sp n?tm?' J the heart to gone, and
m?/ I l?lth ^sH^e nervousness has
wholly left me."
W. German Bt., 14ttto Falls, N. Y., Nov. 7,'as.
Dr. Miles' Remedies are sold by all druggists
under a positive guarantee, flrxt bottle
benefits or money refunded. Book on Heart
and nerves sent free to all applicants.
DK. MILtO AlfilJlUAli W.i WHuurv, iuu.
KLT'B CREAM BALH !aapo?Jtlv*cure.
Apply Into the novtrila. It U quickly absorbed. 60
c?nUi at Draggtata or by mai!: aamples 10c. by nail.
SLY BROTHERS, AC Warren St., New York City.
n Chk*?t?'? tvlkk DUamd nrMl.
Pennyroyal pills
I OHsIhhI U< Oaljr CmuIuc. A
nn, ?i?r< ladicv nk fi\
far CtUkultr* r*i<uk ]),, jffkX
Hr**41n l{(4 u4 liJd BMtoll.n\\KW
V\ -I!TOk?iM. tMM ?IH KM ntm. TikaVy
In #% Vp]i? ?thcr> rfinftrnii nUtttw v
I"/ - (warn*tmd ?Wf<??. AiBnwlm,f ml4*.
* M " HllbkllM. Willi?Ul? Ul I
|?Ufcj >U i*t*lDrtctuu. J*klla4a?Pa.
myO-mthfca-iry eow
?9 THEl TO 4 DAY CURE mJus.
W fliunlMi Owt Iwwwhw < IjiiwilrtMi
CT 5o Paia. 3To 5t*in. Free Bytiaj?.
MALYDOR MFC* OO., Lmnomm{m,oZu.8Jk
mygS-tth As
This whiskey.140^1 Tbi? whisi.
a tonic io fWl keytonota
the truest "doctored"
ease of the! W UP mixture
afliiig one*. ^33 Tation.
!Rrt? UrtSMt^teOixAppilcuIo^?
^ ?rt?i ji *cm }y^
Bold oy JOHN JCLARf. cor. Sixteenth'
and Market itreets. Wheeling, W. Va.
, ( "When yqu send for a physician X
and he proscribes some whiskey, T
< > you should get only tho VERY
< ? It EST. A
o Klein's D4/^ X
:: Silver Age I?yt5 j
^ ' has stood the test of years, and It
< > Is recognlzi-il ns the PEER OF 4
0 Is Is sold at a uniform price of X
fl.&o per Quart by all flrnt-class T
' ' dealors.' If you cannot get It near
< > at hand, send to us for It. +
4 '
<> i#i r?i*i A
I Wholesale Liquors,
si strMt, /uuGHOnr, pa.
I Wedding |
1 Invitations. I
*p+o+ o^of
2 Ixaniples of New Styles *
Z ran be seen at our J
louming nuom. van
X and see them at -f -f 4
The?? %
1 Intelligencer,
2 25 and 27 + + $
o Fourteenth Street. 6
: ..fli'i.iv'r'V JJlSi . :
Of two ot'/iie Be?t Rlvrr Holtom r>rm,
uwr.ml oT the lut?* Itoh^rt Mil
Jer. Commencing m l'?:30 u. in. on (w.
ruili day of Kebruury. ltt??, the follow^! '
two farm*'#fll be offered at public- itu.
Klrst?Tlve- farm of -M u?rei. *ltmtJ
II?4 miletf north of the city of WIimW
ui Heeeh bMom. !n Krooke count>. w?Zt
Virirlnlu. MTi>?' JWUin will be ofT?-r?-?i nn ,
whole. und will ulwo *? offered in thrf:
Monurato vaitf. ami *old for tlif iiixhfit
price um h whole or ueparuiely. One hun.
Mntl ami thirty ucree of thin farm Ik ipi?n,
did river bottom luud. The farm contain*
three houwe, "tie thereof 9 looms
hull, the Mccottd 5 room*. Hie other 4 rootni
with outbuilding* complete, with rich aoiL
wHI watered. Thl* In considered on*, 0f
the flne*t Carnift on the Ohio river.
The aeeou/V farm contain* 1514S-100 icr?a
of land, foUUing also on the Ohio rtv?
and In Miniated three-fourth* of u miu
nortli of tWMlrat named farm. In JefTeraou
county. OMff, at tlie mouth of Suit run
About 4.r, ueren of thin tarin I* rich rlv?r
bottom lund,>and contain* C-roomed brick
houtfo and hall, large burn und other nuttaI
ble outbuilding*, und u five-font vein o?
I pood coul under 30 to 36 acre*, with or*n.
iiiip 10 bumh mr mining. ana a nund ston*
quarry writ It vein of food, clear. Hoft mm
atone 30 ?>et,thick. a few yard* from Olev#.
land A I railroad; most all riafc
lime atom*:, noil well watered.
j The na|H of both farma will take pUe*
on the nwf ntrued farm, at Beech KottonL
| February 3*. 1W7. omThe
Jeffernon county farm la?t nam*!
I will be M>l<MubJect to the rl*ht of Willi in,
H. JtOdfr?n?. hi* heir* and aantirni. t?
widen. deepen and keep open the ditch
| extending liproun the farm to Salt run, ami
to all legal highway*, the rlrhta t.;roi.
I the farm )occupied by the Cleveland 4
j Pittsburgh railroad and Wheeling a Uk?
Krio Ralhvi/ Company, the part of aa
acre for ficnool houee, and the dower in.
terest tHwVfn of Harepta Burroughs.
TERMS OF SAlJfC?One-third ca#h anl
as inuclninfcre aa the purchaser may
i to pay, Uufyresldue to be aecured by tlen
I on tbo fold, rold. and made payable in
two equa\^installment# In One and two
year* tram tliK day of pale, with lnterni
at the usunh rat* of 6 p?r rent
Of NewMUiii Devlne, at<ent for the hlldrm
an<ihHr#.at luw of the late Robert Mil.
ler. deceased, 1739 Market Htreet. Wheel*
Inx. Wf Vja. fe4-?l&w
aoirb*al estate.
i rrcrr '
No. <52 -National Koaa ||m
I No. 4M National Road
| No. 16l2.-?Market mrwt, atom room
! and dwgjllnff m
No. 131 Fourteenth atreet, both rases. a*
! No. 335 .'Main atreet. 8 rooms, both
K&SeS ?. .??. It M
No. aa-JMirket street, both iini..m 31?
No. w Seadnteenth street, both khhm.
No. 133 fourteenth street, both tra*f*.
No. -'14 Sixteenth atreot. both gases..
No. 162 il/Un atreet. atore room, both
K*ses XVftt,. 17U
No. 71 Seventeenth atreet 2a r?
No. lOQSOUColloeh street 15?
No. 337 Main at., saloon and 3 room? . 20't
No. 1Z13 jHUabeth atreet ?es
No. 175 Seventeenth atreet. 3 rooms.. (ft
No. 79 Nineteenth street. 2 rooms.... L&
No. 241!i"ll!4rket street. first floor.... r?
No. aw Mtln street, atore room UM
No. 2167 Main atreet. atore room.. .. U<#
No. 34 Bisteenth street, atore roora .lloo
Residence'JSdglngton Louie, II room?,
3 aerrti Tfrmind. 200 fruit tree* ?
No. 2104 Main atreet, 4 rooms 10?
No. 2340;Main atreet. 4 rooms ftu
No. 2n(H Main street f&
No. 250*,M*ln street )?
Saloon in Martin's Ferry 1110
4-Roomtf'ttouae. Crescent Place
3 houses near Manchester Coal
Works;:mst of Mt. de Chantal . JSeati
3 rooms.Selbert property, on Wbetlinir
craak* IH
S rooma" Bullion property, Wheelltif
creek .f:'. Ill
No. 2343 Market atreet. hlacksmtth
shop '.'.iU ??
Stable rear of No. 1610 MarlKt street. -
Stable xe*r 01 Corman Bank.
FOR bale.
Real estate of every description.
, Real EWkV* A* ent, Collector, Notary PuN
11c aritPVension Attorney, No. 1(11 Mu?
| ket street. Mr
eQb sale.
A comparatively new double hou* it
S3 South Huron street, oontainlnr 5 room
on one aide and C rooms on opier. WJJi
sell the whole property for $4<to;ie?tten
it cost to build the house alone. It via
pay fratn.J2 to 15 per cent as an tenement.
rt is & Rood bargain. Won't tiki
much cash to handle It.
1 have;some rare bargains in bulltai
?Mon*yto loan?J12.000, 17.500. K.M, 8.1
and SMWO?on city real estate.
'iidrn ?????
C31; O. S3VEITH,
.,.,i^lch??K? B.tk B?U?UM.
Hops and Rooms for Real
Ko.'t<n Chaplin? ?r*et, S roomi, bull
and laundry. , .
NoiJOtf Main at, 5 room*. second Boon
NOv&iS. Front St.. ? rooms and bath.
No. 'ferS. Broadway. 7 rooms and bath.
No. B8 8. Penn at., 8 rooms and hath.
Tli** building now occupied by VMM
6 hoeNo. 1908 Main street
Nq4 li>ll Main at., storeroom.
No. its Fourteenth at.. 7 rooms ind bath,
NO 14th at. 7-rooip dwelling
NO.rB6J Main at, 2 rooms, 3d floor.
No. M Kane at, 7 rooms.
No. 93 Ohio st. 3 rooms.
Novffi JTth at.. 6 rooms.
No. 323 Market St.. 4 rooms.
N6, ?T McColloch st. flrst floor.
NO: *135 8. Penn at, 8 rooms and bstl.
Nd.-? Ohio st., I rooms. 17 ?.
Two-nice rooms centrally locate^
Office or sleeping rooms, Luts Bulldisft
furnished or unfurnished.
Stoineroom corner 23d and Market sta
N?Mi:2342 and 2248 Market st. stores w
^Storeroom corner 18th and Woods its.
No#, 1345 and 1347 McColloch st.
llgUsos and Lots for Sals. Money tl
Loan on City Real Estate.
%>iephon?HP. ' Boom 8. . [
Wo are headquarters for building lot*. 1
We.have somo bl* bargain* In Island lota, ;
Eeatherwood, Echo Point. Plaaaant Ysl?
lev. Park View and Elm Grove.
Mbney to Loan In amounta of $500,
ft'.BOO. $2,000. I2.GOO. on ahort notice, wit*
Rolf cb zanb
j 80 Fourteenth 8treet.
: ;FQB SALEjilouso.
? rooms and hall, lot 41x175, Nortli
Main street, cheap. %?..* #
'House, J? rooms, lot 34x112 ien.
ytrert, between Klghth and Mnth strtsi*
; ^fousc. \ rooms, brick, and stable. Ei#b*
^2?l o t s * x 1M' Vo e t. Thirtieth street, tt*
eheh; cash, balance In one year- .
House. 8 room*. hall and large lot. M*1
iteenth street; cheap, on very ea?> ?*r"? .
| .One of the ?ie?t corner lota on Llnd i sing
1 for 1275; one-third cash, balance in one aw.
j ^orneVlot on Cherry street for W,tf* ?||?
i third cash, balance In one third
! i Lot on dherry street for |1M; ore-tmni
"Sti.'fiSS,m ffln'MrnV.'rS"..*
trims easy, $3.GOO. ....... trout.
Splendid building site for dwelling **
teenth street and on in rHft
House 5 rooms and 4-room house in
'< Fifth ward, terms easy. W.W. nt|
ThO l.nmi) proprriy. ~-v
stroot, cheap. !?rm?*Fy between
Hons* :. looniH. JM'oh street, or
Twenty-fourth and Twenty-nith sire
'T&Wacob ?twt. North Bonwo*
^Mou" <\ 3 room*. KlghteeiUh ?tr^t, PJ^
S3S0 will buy n nlc* lot /rontlnK on
streeti one-tnlril cash, balama on
"rSo'Vlll buy n rood two-worn"! ljO<j*
fronting on < hapllne V *Ti?m? nn Wllso*
will buy liousi* of 2 rooms on ???"?
^treot cintro Whoelln; $100 ca.M.. b*""*
'"iJStU'on I-I ml Ktreet. Chmy >
MoOolloch street ut from IW to
on ?>a*y terms.
Money to loan on city real estate.
. ,-?H> ii.rbol ??rort
I JL Establishment?Naat? accural?. P*?-*

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