Of the Methodi-st Kdissopul Church
Of Wait Virginia.
THE SECOND DAY'S SESSION.
M'AIKT.V DKVCfTEJ) TO THE HEAHIN(!
OK nil? IWPOf'.TH OP TUB
VAWOl'B PHWKI1.VO KI.DERH.
t'Hr mixihtibw of thk con- !,
TY AND AKfc) ?* j
PRESIDENT HAYJIOMD?HI8HOI' i
JKALMMKU MAKES AN Al>
Special Dispatch to the*lpteUlg<mcer.
MO FIG A'NTOWN, W. Va.. 8*pt. 30.The
M. B. conference oonvfciaed promptly
At 8 a. *n., to-day: .unl die ttrat hour was
spent in a duvotionul aeuvlce.leil by the
bishop. after whkvi x Journal of the
previous Hesak>n3 wvre read, and approved
The bishop gaw one of his stirring
addresses to the conference, which
waa well received. Thu report of the districts
w?? called for and Ilev. J. II. Hcsa,
presiding elder of the Huekhannon district.
read an ihtetvfftlng report of hla
work durlnff the pant yeur. The name ?jf
Rev. D. S. Hammitpd, ptv -idlng elder of
Clw^estnn dlatrJirt, w in called, ami fc"
gave in tila report, whfich showed that
niucll worlc had bcrr d;n<. b<>ih by )
tors and .ptjopltt,. Incrmilng many improvements
toelmn-h Iiev. J. Ungle,
of the Clarksburg distsict .read his report
ehawlnff many advance**, and :t
steady growth In church work in that
flold; Rev. J. W Bedford, pre?ldlDg elder
of Huntington <fls:rlcr. read a pood report
of that district, sh >iving muny conversions
and a growth in the membership.
Rev. D. L. Ash. priding t lder of the
Morgatrtuwn district.. r.-ad an interesting
report his work. wSilch showed
great growth In church work during the
past year. vLTiIh is Mr. Ash's lnsi year on
this charge, having served the district
for six years.
Rev. L. H. Jordan, presiding elder of
the New River distric:. read the report
of his work. This district embraces nearly
one-third of all thw territory In West
Virginia, and being but partially developed
makes L*iis the hardest ileld iu the
conference to cuftlvate.
Rev. Dr. M. C. B. Mason, one of the
secretaries of the Freedmfin's Aid Society,
was introduced and gave a highly
Interesting talk on the cause, which he
Rev. Dr. Marsh, president of Mt. Union
College, was next introduced and spoke
briefly of educational Interests of that
Institution. Rev. t>r. C. P. Malnes, of
New York, one of the book agents, addressed
Rev. N. L. Baumgardner, presiding
order of the Oakland district, gave a very
full and accurate anvuint of his work.
Mr. Baumgardner has served the full
limit of time In this district, and ihcn-foro
will change this year. When he had
llillshed his report the ministers ??f the
district, through Rev. S. K. Arbuthnot,
presented Mr. Baumgardner with a
handsome copy of the teacher's edition of
the Bible, which was done In titling manner.
Rev. Joseph Lee, of the Parkersburg
district, read a report of that work,which
was encouraging to the conference.
Rev. A. Moore, presiding elder of
Wheeling district, gave a report of the v
work done. In his field. He had made a
campaign of debt paying, and many of
the church#-:* under his care have been
relieved of their debt.
The conference then adjourned to 2
o'clock, at which time the ministers, by
Invitation of Dr. Raymond, president of
the university, visited that Institution
and inspected the buildings and campus.
The students and faculty assembled in
the chapel, where President Raymond Introduced
Bishop Mallalleu to the audience.
The bishop responded In n very eloquent
and happy manner, referring to I
Tie future possibilities or the etate and
the need of trained mrn and women for
the time?, after which a military drill
wu* grivet> by the cadets.
The evening was devoted to the Interests
of the conference historical eodety,
which wa? presided over by the president
.A. B. Jlohrbough. Several addreeaea
were delivered by the older men
of the conference and town, Including exKenator
W. T. Wllley.
COST OF LOAVB.
Jltgtsfar Tillman** Revlrw of lUr Ciorernrarnt
Iflnancct?Ctarreucy of the Country?
Interfiling Information Itrj;unlIMS
I'aprr lituc*-Vuluahlo (ontilhutIon
To Financial HUtorv.
Washington Star: J. Fount Tillman,
register of the treasury, has completed
ii valuable and comprehensive document.
entitled "A Condensed History of
the Currency of the Country and of
the Lofcns of the United States from
the Earliest Period to June 30, 1896."
The work has received the approval of
ex-Secretary Carlisle, tinder uhotn It
was begun, and of Secretary Gage.
/ The historical portion of the publication
Is of unusual Interest. The part do- (
voted to the "Expenses of the national
loan" will be a revelation to the average
reader. The statement that the government
has paid Interest on the various
loans from 1789 to June 30, 1896, of ,
nearly 53,000.000,000 Is surprlilng. .
Occasionally the bonds have been sold '
at a discount, and the UMItllliM I< I '
then by amounts to over $13,000,000,while '
commissions aggregating il2,343,S03 .10 '
have been paid from 18S6 to 1896 to various
person* for placing the loans. Fur- '
thef losses on account of premiums paid
for bonds and other obligations called 1
in and canceled prior fo maturity, aggregate
neurly $124,000,000. The total i
cipenlfe of the various loans are over <
$3,004,009,000. As a partial OttMt to
this enormous expenditure, the gum of 1
u llttl" mote tiian $6h,400,000 Ins be in '
realised by the government iim proilt?, '
In premiums on sales of bonds, etc.,
making the total exponsea on Inarm i
iibnut $2.V2i"t,600,01)0. The total bond is ties
of th" last administration aggregated
fMS,M8,400, and (he premium# ft* I
allzrd amounted t ? $:I1.1.1K.H8G 74. i
That portion of the work referring to
the early currency of the country,when l
beads and shells were used as money,
iind musket halls, toiiacco, etc., pasn> l
current and were made a legal tender,
c annot fall to enlist deep attention The
issue of bills of credit of the ci jonlal
period, and by the Continental Congress
Is dealt with extensively, showing the
vast depredation thnl occurred, when,
In 1780,' "the paper was worth more for
un advertisement or n John than for any
prospect of nny kind of redemption A I
4?arher's shop In Philadelphia was papered
wltii ti, and ii dog coated with nr i
arid the bills stuck nil over him, win
paraded 1n the street*;" thus pointIiik.
us with th*? linger of fate, t?* what
might again occur, under a condition
of inflated currency, i
The first loan negotiated by the Continental
Congo ?s ?ri*' <?ml?er jrt, I77?r
M?S for the purpose of purchasing sup
piles to aid In building cruiser< to pros
eciite the wsr of the revolution. fly
contract tin payment w i - lo l>. made In
tobacco, The loan, lunoiintltig to Hie
k sum of $1*1,600, was obtained from the
^ farm era g< nernl of i anc< hr< i
J7?7, aiiolh' t Iwmii of gi'i/iu?,QQ9 v^tiu au- I
horized. This loan was also for th
purpose of carrying on the war of th
evolution. Only ta,:'67,000 of the a moan
v.is issued. It was also taken t
France, and at par, although by th
erms of the contract it wad not to b
Mi<l until three years after the restoru
Loo of peuce. A 1 ?an of JSOO.OOO was ob
ained from floll&nd, February i, its.'
vhJoh embraced a lottery schem
hrough which the government paid
fbohus" of I276.GOO and "gratifications
imountlng to $80,720. This loan wa
jeeded to save the credit of the Unite
hates, then greatly endangered by th
'm.'t that drafts in excess of the umoun
ilready raised in Holland, had bee
irawn by the superintendent of financ
md part of litem had reached Kurope.
The only loan negotiated by the treas
iry department without authority o
aw was nude by ?Secretary Hamilton
September 13. 1789. The amount wa
IS 1,60s 81, and the money was obtainei
rom the Bank of New York and th
link of North America. In reportini
iIh aotion u> Congress the aecretar;
laid: "Obvious considerations dictat
he propriety in future cases of makini
irevlous provisions by law for sue!
pans as the public exigencies may ca!
or, defining their extent and givini
ipeclal uuthorlty to make them."
The first treasury notes issued by th
government were authorized by th
let of Congress of June 30, 1S1L'. Th
itnount was 000,000 and the note
arAA ?r nap. Thpv were redeem
ible one year after date with ftve am
wo-fifths ]M*r rent Interest. Of the to
al issue,notes amounting to $100 appea
o have never been presented for re
lemptlon. Tti 1815 treasury notes to th
iinount of $25,000,000 ww authorised.
Under this act |3^!9?,!)94 "small treas
iry notes" were Issued bearing no In
erest. They were redeemable nt th
rieocure of the government. In lorn
hey were as follows:
"Treasury Department. March 25, 18i;
-The United Htates promises to recejv
his note for five dollars in all pay
nents to them, or to fund the amount a
per cent interest on request, agree
ibly to the act of Congress, of Pebru
iry 24. 1815."
Under the same act' there was lssae<
4,969.400 treasury notes bearing live urn
wo-llfths per cent interest, payable a
Jit; option of the holder in a six De
:ent stock Included in said act. Tin
ssut* of said stock amounted to $1,
Tills government has been a most In
reterate borrower. From 1812 to 1S4
hero was hardly a yeur when Con
;ress has not authorized an Issue o
ihort time treasury notes, etc. Th
Irnt large bond issue was made in 1K0:
n tho form of "six per cent stock," th<
imount "being $11,250,000. This stocl
viw Issued to the French^governinen
n part payment for <he* territory o
Louisiana, pursuant to the treaty o
Ypril 20, 180.1 Heavy loans were mad>
n 1S4C-8 to raise the money to carry oi
he Mexican w.ir.
Hond issues in time of peace wen
'requent. A loan of $20,000,000 was dl
ected to be made by Congress June 14
858, to provide funds for meeting tiv
:urrent expenses of the government.
The llrst loan on account of the \va
tht% vuhnition was tnnde in Aucust
863. The breaking out of the war,how
.VST, only a few weeks after the pas
?ago of the act of March 2, 1861, au
horlain* the iisue the "treasury note
>f 1361," necessitated on Increase lnth
saue thereof (which reached $35,364,450
'ar In excess of the amount orlfflnall!
Congress met in extru session July 4
1381. Eleven states had attempted ti
lecede the Union and were in ao
ual revolt. Seventy-live thousand vol
intcers had been called into the field I
(Oppress the rebellion. President Lin
oln asked authority to borrow $400,000,
00. Congress authorized $2"?0,000,000. Th
lrst installment of these b^nds?$50,000,
K)0?sold at nearly 11 per cent dlscoun
?to be exact, 10.67 per cent. The fljs
ssue of legal tender notes was In 186i
The total amount authorized was $450.
>00,000. There have been Issued of thes
sotes, including reissue, $'.\fi8K.90f?18GS
rho amount now outstanding is $346,
The first act for the refunding of th
ivar debt of the rebellion, was passe*
n 1870. The first loan for this purpose
imounting to $517,934,150, began in 1871
rho bonds bore 5 per cent interest, ma
:ured In ten years, and were sold at .01
-e r nramhim TTltffor th?? "4 1)6
JI il pet VC4II -- *
:cnt loan of 1907," authorized l?y th
ids of Congress approved January D
875, bonds aggregating 5740.V/000 wer
issued. They will mature July 1, 1901
ind the amount outstanding June 3?
IS9G. was S55y.Csa.850.
The three billions of dollars In Inter
paid on fconds Is more than enougl
to have run the entire actual expense
>f this government for the first oeveut!
pears of Its existence. The amount pal
nit In this way Is, estimating the pop
illation of this country at 70.000.00f
>qual to nearly f4S a head for man.wo
man and rhUd. The Immense nmoun
loes not Include the* cost of lesulng.re
leemlng, ?-tc. An Immense force Is en
piged In this work.
In doing the work of Issuing and re
Seeming the bonded obligations r?f th
United tStatei at this time, the govern
ment Im put to n coet of something W<
1200,000 a year. This Includes printing
salaries and everything which woul
not be necessarv with no bonded obllga
Hon. or a small one. The bonds ar
turned over to purchasers without i
rent of cost to them. The one Item n
furnishing the paper and doing th
printing is u big one in Itself.
TJIR OLD WAT
Df Treating Dyspepsia and Tndlgestlo:
by Dieting a Barbarous find Useles
We say the old way, but really It Is (
irery common one at present time am
many dyspeptics nnd physicians as wel
consider the first step to take In nt
tempting to cure Indlgcstlng Is to did
either by selecting certain foods nn>
rejecting others or to greatly dlmlnls!
the quantity usually taken, In othe
words the starvation plan Is by mun,
iuppos?d to bo the flint essential.
The almost certain failure of th? star
nation cure for dyspepsia has been pro
yen time and again, but still tho mo
ment Dyspepsia makes Its appearance :
:oursc of dieting Is at once advised.
aii this lg radically wrong, it i
foolish and unscientific to recomtnen
lletlng or starvation to a man nufferln,
from Dyspepsia, because Indigestion It
self starves everj organ ami ever;
nerve and every fibre In the body.
What the Dyspeptic wants Is ubund
nnt nutrition, which mean* plenty o
rood, wholesome, well-cooked food an
nomethlng to assist the weak stomitc
to digest It. This Is exactly the pur
|iose for which flniAif'M Dyspepsia Tali
lets nre adapted nnd fills Is tho inefho
by which they cure the worst cases n
Dyfpcpil'b 1" other words llie patten
eats plenty of whcJi'Siimp food an
Smart's Dyspepsia Tablets dlge t It fo
him. In this way the system Ih nam
lulled and the overworked Kiotnaeh i m|
( I, beeatise the tahh-ls will digest III
food whether the stomach works or ??>
fine of these tablets will digest .'l,0<
urslna of meal or ???.
Your drugget will tell von that Miu
11i'm Dynpepilft Tablet* i? the ptffti
snd safest remedy sold for stomac
Irotibl's tod i very trial makes one nior
frbtid for this excellent prepnr.illoi
Hold at :.o cents for full ailed pacMaK*
nt all drug stores
A IIifl?* book on stomach dtac.i?e
mailed fre?* by .tddresiilng StUnrt Co
PMioDH AND I'AMTIM, l>'A Ml.Nil
HAVANA, Hept, 80 Opera I Ions In III
tho four w ' i n provinces of Cuba huv
been aiisoltiiely tMMpend'd during Hi
last f? w days pi) account ot a vowr
j tho nit re night of a largo congregation bo ion
wuar^d mo that It Bta
Dr.' '>M ivuuld require a day
Mi, , 'aSm or mum for mo to re- aIT
It- , dScoTer from the exg^
W01*VinG -^flhaustloji. It affords '
- E- Rsciorgo 5a m? pi?"uro to * *
' vXs u.j.iik .Nwflsay that Dr. Wiles' h
- Nervine ^
a ?aud Hcsloratlvo Tonlo jttlv
have do do me untold good. I preached T
' throe times yc&iorday and I feel as frti?h ure
and vigorous this Mouday morning as ( ab(f
" ever felt lu my life, thanks toyonrremedies, in i
Dr. Miles' Remedies are hold by all drug- t? I
" gists undor a positive guarantee, first bottle
bonoflta or money refunded. Book on an(^
i iloart and Nervcuscnt free to all applicants. al?'
1 DB. MILES MEDICAL CO., Elkhart, Ind. ^
r storm that has r.vept over this end of tho T
& Inland. In the suburbs of Havana near- mai
- ly tw-nty persons have be?n drowned by inai
the floods and in tiv country i'.3tricts fort
- it.any Uvea and much property hav* been Rej
U !osl. These heavy ruins are liable* to W.
- cn'.'tiue well on Into October. 'uener,:! and
f Weylrr cannot move a column. In ad- teni
e dltlon to the misery caused by the floods, Sell
U all but the wealthier classes differ from Chi
e 4\*cn?-ctty of f??J. Beef costs $1 a pound, con
j and other meats In proportion. Ve/reta- Hon
t bios and bread can be obtained In mar- ser;
f ket only once a week. Milk costs llfty J. f
f cents a quart. Fra
i -? M.
t FINANCIAL SITITATIOK'IN CHINA. J- <
LONDON, Sept. 30.?The Times this J '
e morning publishes a lonjr letter on, the
" financial situation In China. Amons sup
z other tlrtncrs the writer says the fresh woe
ran in silver nas wipea oyi in*1 margin ??? *
r for hypothecation which remained out of Wll
the customs revenue. fJ'
I Continuing, the letter says: "China Is repi
. raising a new loan in order to pay the I'
balance of the Japanese indemnity be- moi
fore 1S98 as thereby the treasury profits essi
p to the extent of two and three-quarter per
' millions aside from the Japaneneevacua- T
tion of Wei Hal Wei. China is negotla- ted
' ting not only with English and German lat
hanks, but with the United States consul the
' general, who represents a powerful Pan
u American syndicate, Including J. Tier- Mil
pont Morgan and several minor flnan- Wh
' ciers ploying off one against the other.
0 The fact that the Hooley syndicate slgn'
ed a preliminary contract need not be
" tak^n as conclusive that there is any in- To1
L' tentlon to raise $16,000,000 In that quar'
ter. As a matter of fact, tfit the date of S<
t writing, Sbeng Is still receiving over- It
t tures from the Americans and has been T
receiving them ever since the signing of "W
- the preliminary contract."
e ? T
I. CHANCE FOR INCENTIVE GENIUS. 11
WASIIINGTOK, Sept. .'50.?A circular
e has been issued by the postofflce departj
ment Inviting persons who have new d<>- ^
, sign3 for cancelling postage stamps to }j
. submit them to the committee recently can
- appcunieu ior me purpose 01 cievnin^ n
5 means of eecurlnpr better results In this pm
r branch of postofllce work. The circular ]j
<: announces that "the committee will re- x
I, ceive for inspection, up to January 1, (]r(.
.? 185?S. working: models of any Invention "j ]
i. designed to take the place of the han?l my
I, stamps now In use at the various post- La
officePersons who submit di vires are inp
. advised (hat simplicity, durability and and
Ij cost are the principal elements to be con- dov
n Hide rod, and that the present movement and
is intended, primarily to secure an im- wh<
1 pavement in the class of postmarking 1m-?I
stamps now supplied to the smaller post- <ur:
f oflices." and
. In l
I Nl-nv REVOLUTION IN QUATE- for
NEW YORK, Sept. 30.?A dispatch to tha
the Herald from Panama says: Tele- ' x
* graphic reports from the lferald's corr. s- JjJJ
. i?ondent In San Salvador, suite that in- enc
formation has reached then* to the effect I d
. that :i new revolutionary outbreak lias wai
j occurred at Jap/. Guatemala. This troi
_ movement Is headed by Jose Leon ('as- ree<
0 tlHOk who like General Prospero Moral ?. rigi
. was a candidate to succeed President to r
r Barrios. Jerex Is one of the astern do- blo<
' partments where Castillo has been work- Ing
ing since tho revolution begun In the 1>
W'-jf, to rouse the people to rebellion, dea
With fight/nt: now tn the east, west and tersouthwest,
the danger to dictator Har- age
rlos is very great. If the rebels are vie- H'r
'< torious his chances of escape are very ?1'11
s small. ^
I'lrcry Sntunlnv Toiulat Strrpluc Cor
1 Itoillr to ('<? llforuln j )(>^
Commencing next Saturday night, Htn
H nud continuing every Saturday night pii?.
- then-after. Midland Route tourist cars and
en route to Colorado, Utah and Callfor- For
I nla will leave the Chicago Union Pas- Sell
h p?nger Station of the Chicago, M ilwau- Hro
!?< a- St. Paul Hallway nt 10 o'clock, Co.,
y running over the Chicago and Omaha
Short Line 1 > Omaha, thence via Llti*
coin, Neb., Colorado Springs and Lead- *
- viii *. Colo,i S/iir Lake City and Ogden, fL**"1
* Utah, Heno, Nevada, and Sacramcnto,
II Cal? arriving at San Franrlseo nt 8:45 ctjr
p. m., Wednesday, f0r
As will be noticed, thin route |u Mid- i,0t
1 land through Northern Illinois, Iowa,
' Nebraska, Kansas. Colorado, (through
* the heart of the Rockies), Utah. Neva- p
V da and California, affording a perfect ensi
panoramic view of prairie, mountain Ore
itnd coast scenery. It I
>f Th? so popular every Saturday Call- exc
' fornla excursions for both llrsl and see- in '
' ond) class passengers (not forelmi em- or i
* Igrants are "personally conducted" by ',l"]
' intelligent, competent and courteous
'I "eoiirlern" who will attend to the wants
if or ill paiiongora trt touts* This is an
>' entirely new feature of tourist car ser- Tl
'I vice iintl will tie greatly appreciate I by <?
' timillsfl or pAtii''* of friend* traveling mi"
1 om* thiT. or by ladles traveling alone, fn
Particular ntlentlon Is paid to the < ire nil
" of children who usually ?- t weary on trl|
1 a long Journey. MX
III Remember that the Mldlind Route the
Tourist <\ m are flerpinic ears and are V,M|
* supplied \\ iMi nil the nivi'Morli'M imci-n- I1'*'
t aafy to inikti tht Journey cofufbrtabla ,l."
it and pie isanti and tlis i Ii1 plnn bsrl' !l n
" rule is but $n (for two peiHnns) from
' ChU me " train Hi,,,
Ask tlii' 11 .it tlck'-l n?ent for n ,.|lt
tourist car "folder," giving complete
1 Infotmitlon iiiuiit the MPItatid Route, m
i or sddi "I' i 'll , ii Mnnngcr Midland nml
ttoiite," No. ! i Ndams etiiet, (?hl<'imo, r)m
III , or IoIiii It. I'OttH. IMhIiIci Pa^MetiKer tlte
A?eiit, <'. M .v St. p lly , 4M*Wllllam rell
. street, Wlllhms|niN Pa Tw
P, M lleiili i Mi'iufitlon* nre mndein h< Ii
' the nrdi'i n "l ived U|M" inch t'dtunl iy lln
o Iiiotiilnu. Kiisl come* Ql'.lt I^i ved, h) Co,,
? Dr. Miles' Nervine Victorious.
, Physical and Mental Exhaustion Civet
<* Way to Vigorous Activity. Spe
- NT tor of Grace U. B. church. Carlisle, No,
n Peon, writes September 2b, 1505: "1 ,,4jr
I always enjoyed ?cod health until la lhfi2, at
which timo lay duties as a clergyman were ^
of a peculiarly trying ualure, subjecting fr(|
& niu to several severe nervous shocks which rj,
' p-UK /MwpvAilr nnd snvUtv Inu
?4?"44' M *? W?v.ww.? ? J ? niH
paired my general health and nervous eya- p\ \
fi tern. Indeed I was In such a condition that the
KNIGHTS OF MYSTIC CHAIN
ttla Annua' t'unvenllou of III* select
Council at llcrkrlry Spring*.
ERKELEY SPRINGS, W. Va., Sept
-The twenty-ninth annua) convenn
of the Select t'abtle of Went Virla.
Ancient Order of the Mystic
iiln, convened here yesterday mornlayor
A. M. Mendenhall delivered an
Irrss of welcome, ad did alio Rev- W.
Chllilers. of the United Brethren
irch, to which Chaplain George Hopud
responded. The session was
n opened In ritualistic form, Select
nmuiuier John Cardona, of Wheeling
siding, and J. T. Crawford, of Key,
ut the desk.
he commander named Representa a
J. M. Stanley, W. Z. Hendrickson
1 H. P. Bloom committee on credens.
The committtee reported a numof
past commanders' and representees
ast Commander A. L. Wheeler, of
1; G. W. Bluer and J. N. Sbockey, of
2; P. A. Miller, of No. if, and 15. L.
lea, of No. 19. were admitted, obllgatatid
seated us members of Select
he hours of the session were made
in 9 to 12 a. m., and from 2 to f> p. m
he offices of vice-commander and
rshal were declared vacant, and W.
Randolph, of Poisons, was elected to
former, and Julius Scherr, of Kg,
to the latter, and were installed by
ha minutes of the bust session were
noved aH printed, without reading,
lepresentatlve J. W. Dayton, of No.
presented tt proposition that proion
be made for each subordinate
tie's recommending one of its mema
for appointment as organizer of
r rustles. Referred to committee on
' .'i nd supervision.
he select commander, scribe, treaar
and supremo representative read
f? reports, which show the order to be
4 good condition, and were referred
he committees on appeals and grieves.
law und supervision, and finance J
I mileage reported, and same were
pled, excepting the recommenda- I
is of the last named, which will be
ed on later.
he chair named Past Supreme Comnder
J. Af. Stanley, Past Select Cornier
George Hopwood and J. T. Craw1
committee on necrology. Alsc
>resentativcH George Hopwood, F
Hose. Julius Soherr, M. J. Kelser
I C. L. Dlckerson committee on exalon
of the order. The following
3ct Castle officers were elected:
iplaln, John Cardona, of Wheeling;
lmunder, W. T. Randolph, of Parsi
marshal, J. W. Dayton, of Keyrecordlnir
and corresnotidlnr acrlbe.
r. Crawford, of K^yser; treasurer,
nk Hose, of Piedmont; Inside guard.
J. Keyser, of Easton; outside guard
La ley, of Berkeley Springs; select
stees, Owen Blnegar, of Wilson.
*o J. Jackson, of Wheeling, and
tthew Coekburn, of Elk Garden;
reme representatives, Oeorge HophI.
of Wheeling, and J. T. Crawford
\? yser: alternated, J. M. Stanley and
Ham B. Williams, of Piedmont,
he trustees submitted their annual
urt, which was adopted.
rovlslon was made for borrowing
ley to meet current expenses. If neciry,
until the nert payment of the
capita tax becomes due.
ho committee on necrology submitresolutions
to the memory of the
r John O. Matthews, of Reading, Pa,,
founder of the order, and the late
it Select Commanders William H.
ler, of Thomas, and John Walford, ol
THE SAKE OLD STORY.
il on the Streeta of Wheeling the Sumo
3mo things you cannot toll too often,
'petition gives them added strength,
lie same old story is pleasant to hear.
lion it !/rings happiness to home.
rings joy to the allllcted.
ells how burdens can be raised,
ow the back can be relieved?
11 the pains and aches removed;
roves how easily It'fl done.
^heeling people tell this story.
rlends and neighbors talk of It.
hey tell ubuui their kidney ills,
ow they suffered?how the cures
'hat they think of Donn's Kidney
ere Is what a citizen says:
[ame Mrs George M. Deiters. ndss
No. 26 South Huron Street, says:
have suffered for several years with
back brought on by an attack o?
Grippe characterized by severe achpains
across the small of my back
I through niy right thigh; bearing
.n pains in the bladder; numbness
I aching of the ankles; often worse
>n lying down; and often when In
I would be so stiff I could hardly
n over or get out of It. I felt tired
I depressed all the time, especially
the mornings and could not sit still
any length of time without wanting
f?o to sleep. I saw so many favori>
accounts of Doan's Kidney Pills
t I concluded they would help me.
ot a box at the 1/Ogan Drug Corply.
und began their use. I felt reed
hfter the llrst few doses ami was
ouraged to continue their use, which
id with splendid results. My sister
i visiting ine at the time and being
.ihled as I was sho took some on my
pnunendatlon and they helped her
it away. 1 have recommended them
nany of my friends and If ever trou1
in that way again would use nothelse."
oan's Kidni y Pills are forsale by all
lers, price r>" cents* Mailed by FobMllburn
Co., Buffalo* X. Y., sole
nts for the United 8tates. Remetnthe
flame?DOAN'S?und take no
UNNING sores, Indolent ulcer* and
liar troubles, even though of many
is* standing, my be cured by Using
A'I It's Witch 11nr.ol Salve. It soothes,
ngthens and heals. It Is the grent
cure. Charles It. Goetze, Market
Twelfth streets; Chatham Sinclair,
ty-sixtli and Jacob streets; A. 12.
eele, No. 607 Main street; Kxley
h., I'enn and Zone streets; Howie &
Bridgeport _ 4
irtlie Unity ? ^fitting Trelli
sure iind use that old and well-tried
icdy, Mrs. Wlnslow's Soothing Syrup,
children teething. it soothe* tho
d. Foftens the gums, allays all pain,
m wind colic and is the lest remedy
diarrhoea, Twefcty*flvs cents a
ltellef In Hit Hani .
Stressing Kidney and liladdtr dls'
relieved in six hours by "New
at South American Kidney Cure.*
m a great surprise on account of Its
, eulng proinptnes in relieving pain
iiladder, kidneys und back. Iti mule
female. IbllcVOe retention almost
nedlately. If you want quick relief
i euro, (nil i? the remt dy. I old by
II. l.lst. Druggist, Wheeling, W Vn.
lie Motioitunhelii lllver llnllionil Co,
n Sundays during Hi" present sumr
Ili?? Moiioiigabela Itlver ICiillv av
, win scii round trip tickets between
points lit one fare tor the round
? No ltnUNI) Tltll' FA KM To
ci:i.l? FIFTY CMNTfl. This given
pionle of Glatksburg a ? hanoe to
i Kalrnioiit, and the Fairmont pooan
opportunity to go to Clarksburg,
veihu: sixty nix mllen In either nine,
of only fifty cents, This is
inelhltu. new" for Went Virginia,
I It h hoped Hint lli>' people will
iw I heir appreciation of these low
i's by patronising them. tth&s
?MKNTH ore useless If trifled nwny;
I lliey are dunneiouidy wasted If eon
mmI by delay In cases where one MlnCough
Cttri would bring lintnedInt |
ef. Charles It. (loot so, Market and I
elflh sl roots; Chatham Hlnclnlr, i
ty sixth otid Jacob stieds; A. 10.
ieo|e, No. fltlV Main Mireet, I'Jsloy
if. I 'eiiu mill Zutie street"; Howie ,\;
I lil Ml/ poi t. 1
Don't Go to Alaska
THE N. K. FAIR BANK COM PA NY, i *" ?
Chicago. SLLoula, N?w York. liuatou. i'ljiladolphl*.^*.
' I^Uwvihl(l(*Pr(>nnp.ififln fnnllt!. SIGNAT11RF
WWW * lk|JUII.Uk/IIWI . ^
ll^it^stomdisaalbcmeuof >rj ?of?Promotes
and Ifcst.Contalns neither H
Opiutn.MorpliiiieiujfMnpral, I jg QN THE
Not Ifabc otic.
I ^mtraja-smdzwrszu I WRAPPER
I , OF EVEBY'
| BOTTLE OP
jtafryrw? Hcvwi i
tfissssaae. in II QTflllll
Worms,Convulsions,Fwrisli- H 9 El \ B 11 Iff III
Jac-Sumle Signature of
ITJEW YORK. cj O&atorla ii put up la ose*t!xa bottUs oajy. L
sB*1110180^ ia ?oa l *^ow *CJCC# t0
9 yoc aaJt^lnS ?li0 ca tie plea or proni* that it
IIjH * "Ju,? aB ff?od" and "will aniwer every pt>
] L?| nM9.ii tt* gM that von irat C-A-S-T-O-R-I-A.
jYiiYiiYmi'itiViVii '/1Y1Y1Y1Y1 lYiYiiY?Y?YiHit IiY|V?YsYiYrYiY1V1YlYiYiiiYiYiYiiiVlYnYiYiYiWiHii
- /Til A "18 Ytir Old" |
1 9.f.SX?kS& I
i ? ? NfXT YEAR'S PRICES. I
:j It lias become an established rule in the bicycle business that all jt
S ?heels carried over from one season to the next must be told then at ??
A REDUCED PRICE. " I
:? Rather than carry over 18(57 Ramblerf, which we shall continue to manti* |j
laciurc in orucr ?o ?.cc|i u.n mcvuaiiiu ui.-y uutu wc >un on leye r?.imwin?,
% we will, while they last, sell 18^7 Rambler* at next year's reduced price. <
1 FORMER PRICE, $30. ( Singles, $65.00
NEW PRICE, |
i? GOKMULLY & JtFFERY MFG. CO., Washington, D. C. |
J. C. STAMP, Agent Wheeling, W. Va.
*A HANDFUL OF DIRT MAY BE A HOUSE-""
FUL OF SHAME." CLEAN HOUSE WITH
? C BlW?g
><rral r,,tnoJT *0*" nerroud pro?tratlon and all Nrroii
",0 Bonor*tlv? organs of either mi, ?uoh Kerr ova rjwtmiop.nilU'*,,r.lCt
Ban^dQ|H<QRD?n<?7WV M"Mnl Worry, oxcerMre if-et.f TobgoooorOplutn. wblcnuadtoC&E'
"lIUMLyll^ Himiptlon and InfanUr. Wit lirrorjrlga order w.? aire a written
For salo by Will P. Dlrk*on'a McLuro Ilonae rharmacy. my31-d&w __
TliUMBINO, ETC. FIN*ANCI AT..
UL. M'KOWN, O. LAMB. Prfi JOS. HEYBOLD, CutiU.
. Plumbing, 9??,?nJ 8t??m rJ >',"* J. A. JEFFKUSON, A<?'t. Cmshler.
dusiollne and Ulla of nil kind*. Scwcr 1 It)'.', '
etc., 2111 Market itrcet. Wheeling. W. V?. _ v1IVTnrir f?/1
BANK OF WHEELING,
Practical Plumber. Gas and Steira Fittsr, waEEUN?.w-VA
1155 MARKET STREET. A?,B nropl( D,MC?^h r.un.
Jama* Cnimnlnn, Henry BI?b?i*ofc
^flaaand Klootrlo Chnndallera. Fllton, a t I a. Hcytnann, Joaeph Brybola,
Taylor Uiu Humor*a npeolalijr. '?ri Gibson 1 <um h.
Tntcreat paid on nnccliil dftpoalt*. .
WILLIAM 11AKL & bON, 1 inmies drafts on fcngland, Ireland at*
: Bcotland. JOSlil'lI 8KYn.?lJ).
my 11 Caahlar^
Practical Plumbers, exc1un'c,ruank'
liAS AND STK.1M FITTKUS.
J. N. VANCD FrcaWiM
No. 3B Tw?irth Strnot. 1 JOHN FlUflW Vloa ^lMld ,,
All Work I>oU?Promi?tWj?t H?t<otmble ! hit ?-??
TRIMBLE & LUTZ COMPANY,
John Frew. J.dm I Plrkay,
Ol I nni \7 LJ r\ I ICC John WntrrluMiap. w. K. BlotiN
SUPPLY HOUob, W II Frank. , #(.,u
Prnff* iNRtii'd on Fniflnnd, Ireland. PW**
land and all polnta in Wttropy. ..
l. i: hani**. <
numbingmd MmNUIllf, 11AN! TmJ oll'? V*''1,5T'
Nlmm anil llnl Wnlor llontlnj. cai'ITal
W11.1.1 AM \ IBrTT .. .rrral^"!
A PuiII.Im ii(lka<)tl*bnM ? MOIl'IMMUH t <> 1 .l.<)CI<....VIr? I'"' ""!
SNOW STEAM PUMPS u2Siu??n '
? 1 DiraSroRa
M?nitl?l?liv Wllimm A, toell, MnrtlMM roll"'*.
MAOTIINBBT. J a Millrr. Ilolifrt Hlmpwn.
j>. pn ? * 10. M. Alklnron, John K. Bol.lo'*
OHDMAN ft. CO.. jullun I'olliH'k
nr? ? ? j 1M| .1 A M I1.I.KH. CMW*.
GENERAL MACHINISTS. ?
ANII MANIII'ACTOBMW Itr MAIHNB ( VrATI'M A\I'l IN'iViICAtJ
i tan wu??iiui. w.??, [ riUNXiNu pmca.
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