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And "Tako your plncos." fay? Mulllcan,
"an* dance till you shako the wulj:
Ana i lea Mrs. Mulligan oft as the iauy
that gavo the bull;
And we whirled around till we shook the
ground, with never n stop at all.
And l kicked the heels frotn my boots?
please God?at the famous -Mulligan
Hut tin* best of things must pass away,
like tiie flower* that fade and fall.
And it's fifty years, as the records say,
nine? we danced at Mulligan'** ball;
And the new Four Hundred never dauco
like the Mulligans danced at all.
And I'm longing still, though my hair Is
gray, for a bill like Mulligan's ball!
In the coining week the most brilliant
reception occurring in "Wheeling
for many years will be given at the
elegant Vance home, on North Main
street, Tuesday evening. The talk in
clubs and drawing rooms lias centered
upon it since the invitations have been
Issued. While the season ^0 some extent
sees Its finish, many of the fashionable
set, fast leaving the city of recuperative
points, the reception at the
residence of Mr. Alfred l'aull. on North
Main street, complimentary to the
Twentieth Century Girls and their
house guests; the reception to the Charity
Whist on Monday at the Schwertfeger
residence, on North Main street;
the Brockunler reception to the Spinsters"
and friends Monday evening; the
Jturke luncheon, with several other
functions, permit the* cessation of society's
whirl to come slowly. In the
meantime the "gymnasium class" now
formed will allow its personnel to become
fully equipped for spring and
summer sports.
An engagement that is of interest to
Wheeling society at present is that of
Miss Lucie Orlan Itamey, of Sistersville,
daughter of the late Mr. O. E. Ramev.
to Mr. Halbert J. Porterfield, formerly
of Oil City, now <>f Sistersville. During
her residence in Wheeling Miss Harney
was a popular member of the various
social organizations, and a special favorite
with everybody, and always
counted among the most attractive of
the city's young women. With the extension
of best wishes to Miss Kamey
from her many friends also go the sincercst
congratulations to Mr. PorterHeld.
The Monday Charity Whist was brilliantly
entertained this week by Miss
Clone Friend at the Fri ?.*d home, on the
Island. The prise wir. <. i.; were Miss
Marlon Shrivel*, of Pie :ant Valley;
Mrs. William Willey Arnett and Mrs.
James I>. Taney. The last reception of
the prc-Lentcn season will be given by
Mrs. William Schwertfeger at her home,
on North Main street, to-day. The first
meeting immediately after Easter will
L?e at the home of Le\vl? Sleenrod.
Mrs. Jason C. Stamp. Mrs. Charles
Au! and Miss Schwertfeger. daughters
of Mr. Fred Schwertfeger. of the Island,
gave a delightful dancing party Wednesday
evening at Arion hall. South
Side, complimentary to Miss Hardestv,
??f Canal Dover, at present a house
guest at the Schwertfeger home.
Dr. E. S. Dullard aiijd the Island club
entertained Thursday evening with a
dancing party, in honor of Miss ilardeaty
and her hostess, Miss Schwertfeger.
iurs. imam r. wuson, nee .ujss
Klla Wright. an?l Miss Sue Wright were
the charming hostesses to-the Twentieth
Century Girls last Saturday afternoon.
The reception was given at
the family home on Fourteenth street.
The prize winners at the afternoon card
game were Miss Grac:- Hope, Mrs. Harry
Ceeii Whitaker and Mrs. Albert A.
Franzheim, now of Steubenville.
The gymnasium club, now enjoying
whatever there is of winter fun. and
training for every sort of out and indoor
sport, is made up of the following:
Miss Kate Hazletr. Miss Flora Wilson,
Miss Lilile Cumm'ns, Miss Ella Brine,
Miss Sue Stifel, Miss Edith Carr. Miss
Elizabeth Carr, Miss Nellie Stiff!, Miss
Cornelia Stifel, Miss Iwiura Stifel. Miss
Mary Broekunier. Miss Shirley Brocktinier,
Miss Sara Broekunier, Miss Nellie
Brown. Miss Blanche Brown. Miss
Anne C. Nell). Miss Eliza Speidel. Miss
Bessie Rodgers. Miss Dora liodgers.
Miss Sue Caldwell, Miss Ethel Bailey,
Miss Ellen Hoge, Mrs. Virginia Hoge
Kendall. Miss Virginia Harrison. Miss
Bessie Harrison. Miss Henrietta Harrison.
Miss Enne Cummins. Miss Margaret
Cummins. Miss Hester Cummins.
Miss Mamie Gallagher, Miss Anna
Hubbard. Miss Stella Hubbard. Miss
Edith Gibbs. Miss Blanche Kraus, Miss
Stella Kraus, Miss Mamie Hazlett, Miss
Mary Simpson. Miss Anna Irwin, Miss
Helen Smith. Miss Gussle Hearne, Miss
Jessie Moffat, Miss Tua Taylor, Mrs.
S. P. Whitesides, Miss Jennie Wilkinson
and Dr. Harriet B. Jones.
The coming event of the week and
one of the most magnificent ever witnessed
in "Wheeling will be the reception
on Tuesday evening given by Mr.
and Mrs. J. X. Vance at their hahdsome
c ity home on Xorth Main street.
A brilliant assemblage will be the outcome.
Miss Mary Paull, eldest daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Alfred l'aull. of Xorth
Main street, has planned a charming
entertainment complimentary to the
Twentieth Century Girls and visiting
guests for Thursday afternoon at the
home of her parents.
Miss Belle Mendel beautifully entertained
yesterday afternoon in honor of
Mrs. Moilie Mendel and daughter. Miss
Mamie, who leave for Porto Rico next
week, and Mr**. Bichard Williams, of
Brooklyn. X. \.. who Is the house guest
of Mrs. Krnlly I', Boyd.
The large event of the week was the
costume ball at th<? home of Mr. Anton
Jleymann, on Fifteenth street, last
evening. The guests assembled in specter
form and :ift?-r hilarious fun the
masques were removed and the stately
costume and manner of the Revolutionary
pcrloa assumed. The wee sma'
hours arrived before a thought of departure
Mips Matilda Burke will entertain the
Spinsters and visiting guests with a
luncheon Tuesday afternoon. February
It, at the home of Mr. ami Mr? \t.
M. Uusnell, South Front Htrcet, Inland.
MIkh ShlrU-y Hrockunler will entertain
th" Spinster* and ihclr friends nt
ih?* home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
f'harle* V.*. IJroekunler, North Main
utreet, Monday evening, February K5.
Mrn. A. F. I lusted, of North Main
street, attended tfie r'amden-lMnckford
v.oddlnjr at Parkers bun; Wednesday.
MrR. Frank J. Tlearne and only Hon.
Mr. William Ilearne, of Leatherwood,
are at Atlantic i'lty.
Dr. and MrH. John II. Storer. nee MIh:i
Mary Moffat, of South Chapllne ntr'"-t,
will take In the Mardl (J ran celebration
at New Orleans, "vvliicli Is sal?l to bo !
, more elaborately planned tills year
than ever.
Mr. and Mrs. Jan. H. McConrtney, of
the Island, are In Chicago.
Mrs. Reymann and son, Mr. Ralph
Ileyinann. of North Chapllne street, will
upend the remainder of the winter In
the cos*.
Mrs. Ceorge K. "NVheat, Mrs. John lv.
List and Mrs. Harry McLure represented
Wheeling society at the state capital
this week.
Mr. ami Mrs. Fred W. Bnumer will
spend the remainder of the winter in
Mips Henrietta Harper, only daughter
of Mrs. Marlon Harper, of Fifteenth
street. Is the guest <lf Washington City
Miss Marie Belle Howell ar.d Miss
Holly Patterson, grand-da ugh tors of
the late Major Alonzo Lorlng, have returned
to the city after a visit in Pittsburgh
for the past month.
Mrs. Louis Sua hacker t;; entertaining
Miss Marion Lewis. <?f San Francisco,
at her home, on North Main street.
Ensign John S. Doddridge, of Wheeling.
has returned for a stay with relatives.
after four years of Interesting
travel, from point t<> point with the
American navy, not the least Important
duty being his participation in the recent
war with Dewey.
Apropos of Dewey and West Virginia
in an interesting communication hi the
Intelligencer from the New York Journal.
it was learned that the daughter of
cx-Senator Henry G. Davis. now Mrs.
Arthur Lee, of Virginia, and just returned
from a wedding trip around the
world, was appointed by Dewey as his
ambassadress to President McKlnley,
and this has revived a pretty little story
in the most exclusive circles of Richmond's
"F. F. V." While engaged to
.Miss Davis, whom Mr. .Lee ipet under
romantic circumstances, .Mr. Lee had
the mischance to lose his fortune?not
a very large one, by the way?in a bus
mess icmiii''. t tie yuuua muti mh
down and wrote to his fiancee. explaining
what had happened, and saying
that, under the circumstances, he, of
course, would not hold her to the engagement.
Whether he had primed his
pistol or laid in a stock of poison does
not matter. The young lady dutifully
and tearfully took the heart-broken
missive and showed It to her father.
He read it through carefully. "Don't
you worry," he told his daughter: "you
write to that fool young man," he went
on. with characteristic bluntness, "and
tell him I've got,enough for you and
myself, toe." The letter was written
and mailt J before the ink was dry, and
the marriage came off last fall in great
style. Mr. Davis gave the bridegroom
a check for $100,000 the morning of the;
wedding day.
Informal war talks will be given to
young men at the Young Men's Christian
Association building on Monday
evening by Ensign John S. Doddridge,
of the United States cruiser Boston, and
Corporal William F. Huber, of Company
M, First West Virginia regiment.
Ensign Doddridge will relate some of
his experiences in the Philippines and
before and after the wonderful victory
at Manila. Corporal Huber .will give
experiences of camp life. Ensign Doddridge
was a member of the association
when he loft this city and Corporal IIu
u>.-i ?.-> .1" uunv iiicutucI. J "(- young
men will be glad to have the opportunity
of hearing them relate some of
their interesting experiences while in
the service of their country.
A party of excursionists from Xew
Castle". Pa., were in Pittsburgh yesterday,
anil last night left in a private car
for a trip to the City of Mexico and
Southern California. The party was
composed of J. A. Crawford and wife,
jr. M. Crawford. C. E. Crawford. L. S.
Tovt, A. C. Hoyt, Misses May E. and
Susanna Hoyt, Mrs. J.. C. "Westlake,
Mrs. H. Irwin, Dr. It. A. "Wallace, Robert
If. Cunningham. J. P. II. Cunningham
and wife.?Yesterday's Pittsburgh
Times. Miss Jennie Bailey, of this city,
will join the party at Cincinnati and
expects to be absent for about two
The return of Ensign John S. Doddridge
from Manila, where he served under
Dewey on the cruiser Boston, was
ati event of the week in social circles.
The ensign remains here on waiting
orders an indefinite period. While passing
through Chicago he was interviewed
and Is reported to have said: "I
have been out on the China station
for three years and nine months, and
you can imagine that It seems good
to be back here. It is needless for me
to say that all of Admiral Dewey's
men are devoted to him.* Me is a man
who tolerates no opposition and he has
done bis work v.-oil out there. I think
that If this trouble had not occurred
he would have been back home within
a month, as his health has been affected
by the long strain that he has been
under. I do not think that he will come
uacK soon now, though, as he will wait
to see the end of the trouble. Ills action
the other day in placing the Olyrnpla
between the Orman warship Irene
and the shore during the land fighting
was characteristic. f the man. When
our ships executed the much-talked-of
maneuvre of drawing off for breakfast
in the midst of the bat fie of May J, I
think our officers knew pretty well that
we had the Spanish fleet whipped. Several
of the Spanish ships were already
on fire, and as we drew off we saw the
flames shooting up and heard heavy
explosions. I suppose* that Admiral
Dewey wanted to learn how much ammunition
had been expended, but I do
not think that th<-re was an actual
shortage of ammunition."
The war scenes exhibited at the farroll
Club auditorium last night were in
many respects wonderful. The departure
of the ill-fated battleship Maine
for Havana harbor was very realistic,
as were the other naval nmm-n
lug the destruction.of Cervera's lieut,
the storming of Matanzas, 11??* sinking
of the Spanish ships, the pulling dov/n
of the Spanish Hag anil the'holsUng of
"Old Glory." The line picture of Dewey
thrown on the canvu:-* elicited great applause.
Many beautiful scenes In the
Gem of the Antilles were shown. The
cavalry charge was very realistic, an
were th" marching of the boys In blue,
the ^Sr!:?' brigade and many other views.
A few comic m-ries itl th" clone were
I enjoyed hugely by the young folks. The
entertainment was given for the benefit
1 of Jlolllday I'oat, G. A. IU
AI.L the Healing balsamic virtues of
the Norway pine are concentrated in Dr.
Wood's Norway T'fne Syrup. Nature's
own remedy for coughs and colds. .'!
H'i.riO "Worm c.'orlc .Solo Shoes for
?1.1)3 at Mel'mUlca's.
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? A Wheeling Woman ?
| -c>- in Cuba. ?
$ lJy Mrs. Dora H. Patterson. X
^ For the Intelligencer. jp
Special Correspondence of IntclIlgcncer.
HAVANA, Cuba, Feb. 2.?In a little
street in the eastern part 6C Havana
is a vehicle stored away from the public
ni-n A *?...?
..v. ....... *chiciu Liiui c-urrieu in us
richly upholstered seats the royal family
of Spain, but destftied now to be carried
to the states, the property of an
energetic American, who will either
exhibit it, In the principal cities of the
north, or sell it to some enterprising
museum manager.
Pursuing their unfailing system of
making hay while the sun shone, and
turning everything Into gold before
departing for their home, across
the seas, Captain General Castollanos,
the last Spanish oflicer to represent the
Castlllan government, as the commanding
otllecr of Cuba, offered for sale the
magnificent carriage that has been In
use in Havana for state occasions, and
*.vas presented to Count de Hlela, then
captain general of Cuba, by the crown
of Spain, in the seventeenth century.
This handsome carriage, now stored
beneath a common canvas cover, must
feel its humiliation In its new and
j strange home, so different from the
sumptuous quarters occupied by It In
the royal stables for six generations.
The running gear is of a bright red,
the upholstering is the most expensivethat
could be manufactured by the
skilled artisans of the old world, and
the costly trimmings of gold, with the
I coat of arms of Spain upon its sides,
[ give it an appearance of richness which
j its cost of $0,000 entitles it to.
! The driver's seat is a gorgeous affair,
and amply large enough to hold four
men. and upon the rear is room for four
I lackeys to stand. Despite Its great
i age It Is still in excellent repair. As I
! have said before, everything n Cuba is
I built for the passing of centuries. The
! last time it was seen in Cuba in public,
j the last time it will ever be seen in
Cuba, was at the opening of the supreme
court, last April, when Governor
General Blanco had the dstlnctlon of
I rldintr i"- it ilnwn tho Prmln Tlio nvne.
! int owner. Mr. Israel, or New York, I
| also bought the expensive and elabor- j
I a.tely mounted harness and ilie gay unl- ,
j forms of the coachmen and lackeys.
With the single exception of the carriage
which is owned by Alphonse, the
j boy king of Spain, no like vehicle exists
in'the world, and this coach is one of the J
most interesting and valuable relics of
j Spanish sovereignty on the western
I To mark the child-like love of play
and of display to be foTind in the Cuban
nature, as well as the Inborn patriotism.
I and love of hero, living or dead. I have
: but to dwell for a moment upon the
I street scenes in Havana last Sunday. It
1 was the anniversary of the birth of
' Marti, the patriot and general, who was
j killed early in the war. But the passi
Jng of events has not served to wash
j away his memory or to grow moss upon
! his tomb.
j On Sunday afternoon, at 1 o'clock,
there formed on the Prado a monster
j procession of twenty thousand people,
; all In varied uniforms of orders and
j dubs. It contained hundreds of girls,
i who. notwithstanding the light rain
which fell most inopportunely, walked
all through the parade, clad in garments
of gossamer texture, llutterlng
ribbons and French slippers. Hundreds
j of costly painted satin banners were
I carried. Intorsnors^d with numormm
| silken Cuban llags, and an occasional
; American Mas of cotton. Numbers of
I pretty girls were dressed as "Cuba
Libre," and were drawn upon chariots.
! Preceding the procession, a howling
mob of boys cleared th?? streets by
compelling all tin? hack drivers to give
the inarching clubs a free path. Among
the organizations participating were
Cuban soldiers, medical societies, law
societies, cigar makers, children's
schools, and firemen, in gay uniforms,
which are never defiled, because there
are no fires. Tlv* procession marched
through all tie* principal streets of the
city, to the birth-place of Marti, on
Paula street, where impressive ceremonies
\%ore held, and the marble slab
was unveiled, containing the following
ueclo en o*ta.
Cnsa el diu SI do Enero do 1ST?3.
J Homenuje do la emlgraclon de
Cayo Hue ho.
(Jan you picture to your mind's eye a
like occurrence In any city of the
north? Does any man put on his best
attire and walk nix miles In the rain to
celebrate the nationality of Abraham
Lincoln or Robert E. Lee? Does any
maiden offer the daintiest dress and
freshest ribbons upon the altar of memory
to 'General (Irant? Does any one
play martial music or burn powder and
patriotism to mark the natal day of a
Sherman or a Sheridan or a Stonewall
Jackson? Does any one, indeed, know
upon what date that natal day may
fall? Answer, oh. ye people of the
j north, to whom even a Washington's
| birthday has become an onerous duty,
j and the Fourth of July an unspeakable
j bore!
In all the years of my past life, wijenI
ever my mind has dwelt upon the
thought of tin?'Spanish nenorlta, there
has risen before the contemplative eye
of my imagination a languid being,
with dark eyes, who divided her time
between nibbling sweets, swaying a flirtatious
fan and gracefully pulling a clg|
arette My friend, it is not true. The
languor fs (here. The Jove of the sweets I
is there. The beauty of the eyes Is
there, and I nm afraid a little "of the
fan business Is there, but she does not
smoke the cigarette, t have known the
thai don < ?f high degree, during all the
various moments that go to make up
her day, and I have given the closest
study to the maid of low degree. J
liav watched the huiiKhty beauty,
whose eyes coquetted through fifteen
courses of an elaborate dinner, and the
sprightly senorlta, who sat out between
j I he various dances of an entire evening,
as well as the faithful hand-maiden,
who humbly and carefully tends my
j rooms, but. under no circumstances,
whatever, have I ever wen a cigarette
between the lips of a white woman In
Cuba. Th" negro women smoke, that
is. those of the lowest orders, but even
they do not dally with the cigarette.
The larger, and stronger, and ranker
the cigar, the greajer seems the enjoyment.
and they smoke, openly, as they
walk upon the street, like a num.
Now, I would like to whisper In the
ear of my pretty, misguided sister of
the north, who defiles her dainty Hps
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tarrh, Asthma, Bronchitis and
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And The Demand Continues
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Listen to What They Say:
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ami found that It quickly cleared my
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not known for some time. Unllko other
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clearing: the passages as It rocs. 1 believe
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ferers from Catarrh, Asthma and Bronchi
Who was afflicted for ten days with a
severe cold and cough, called at the Munyon
ofllce and made a test of the Inhaler.
He was delighted .with the results obtained,
stating that he felt relief at once.
H?j took an Inhaler with him and the next
day reported that hi# cold had entJrHy
disappeared and the courIi was a thing
of the past.
Had been suffering with bronchial and
throat trouble for the past two years
without being able to get relief. Noticing
the advertisement of tho Inhaler, he tested
It and was surprised at the soothing
Influence after using it for a few moments.
Ho reports to us now that his
tfiroat Is better, soreness has left it. his
breathing is much easier, and. in fact, lie
feels 50 per cent better than when he began
using the Inhaler.
Spcbial exhibitions arc being given
this week at
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WILL \V. IRWIN', cor. Twenty-fourth and
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C. MENKEMILLER, cor. Twenty-second and
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Main and Sixth streets, Benwood, W. Va.
DANKWORTH & KEY, 3246 Belmont street,
DeUoire, 0.
BOWIE & CO., cor. Pike and Bonk streets,
Bridgeport, 0.
Pollto attendants will boon duty all
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In Invited to glvo this Inhaler a fret?
trial. "No trouble to show It. You are
welcome to a treatment "whether you
purchase or not.
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and the perfume of her breath, with a
cigarette, while she laughingly claims
to be following the fashions of Spain,
to remember which of the daughters of
Spain she has chosen to be her model.
And then, again, there Is the mantilla.
Does not the very name or senorita call
up a vision of timid eyes, half concealed
by a f all black I nee? Does
not every tender ballad or impassioned
romance of Kspanu weave Its rhyme
and melody, its lauglncr and tears, its
life and death, around the central Jigtire
of a high-back comb and the fall of
the graceful mantilla? This, also, is a
dream. It Is true, the national costume
still exists, but in Cuba, as In
Japan, and in Italy, and in Russia, it is
relegated to the peasants. It Is either
a mark of servitude or of years. If
you wish to realize the pictures of your
imagination. you must week for them
nmong the uursc Rlrls in the park, or
wait for the launderers who call fur
your clothe.", or find It shading the
wrinkles and leathery skin of the duenna,
who protects her charges from the
Your friend will eomc In a coach. Her
princess dr?*ns will mark the finished
modiste. Her fluttering ribbons and airy
mCCS Will v>incnrr ?u mistudy
of Hit? prevailing mode, anil her
pretty, doll-like face will smile and
dimple, under un Immense picture hut,
bearing a load of waving plumes. In
Cuba, ?h In the entire world. Paris seta
the pace of fashion.
As I write, I have before me the letter
of a well known and prominent citizen
of Went Virginia, who desires tno to answer
a few practical questions. Thinking
they may Interest some other renders
of the IntelllKeneer, 1 have decided
to answer them through the columns
of that valuable paper.
First?What would pay best to take to
Havana? Fann Implements decidedly.
Ploughing Is done on tho Island with
the crooked stick used by the revered
patriarchs, and after the surface of the
ground Is stirred In this way, men walk
over it, and smooth it with a hoe: then
it is considered to be ready for the
planting. Picture to your mind's eye the
harvests that could be gathered from
this soil If properly cultivated. #
Second?What would mules bring?
The Mexican mule Is used here exclusively.
It Is small, compactly built and
very strong.
Third?What Is the price of horses?
The price varies from $15i? to $700. The
American horse used here for pleasure
by the rich Havanese, Ik always a superb
animal. Something to give one a
thrill of pride.
Fourth?What Is the price of lumber?
American lumber is not desirable
for this market. It is dlllicult to'
turn a Cubfin aside from the rut In
which he ha t traveled, and they have
beeti accustomed to buy lumber, always.
In lengths of from twenty to
thirty feet.
Fifth?What Is tho price of cows?
About double the price they sell for at
Sixth?What Is the price of potatoes?
Two dollars per hundred pounds.
Seventh?How about American wagons?
I think American wagons would
not 11 nd a ready market. A large number
of the streets in Havana are too
' narrow to permit of turning an American
wagon. The wagons here are all
short, and many heavy carts are used.
The duty on horses and cows is live
dollars per head, on wagons and farming
implement^ forty per cent ad
Eighth?Are there many Americans
there? Yes, a great many.
Ninth?In what business? Principally
stork business (live stock), hotel anil
restaurant and brokerage In merchandise.
Tenth?What Is the postage on a lettter,
to and from the states? Five
Eleventh?What is the fare from
Tampa to Havana? Twenty-two dollars.
Sunday, January -'J, marked an epoch.
Upon that day was conducted the first
service of the Episcopal church. In English,
ever held In Havana. There has
been for some time an Episcopal chapel
nere, but it Is out In the precinct of
Jesus del Monte, and tlie service is in
Spanish. We had the very great pleasure
of attending: the service on Sunday
morning, which was held in a little, improvised
chapel, opening off the Grand
Plaza, and was conducted by the Rev.
Dr. NeilHon. who represents the Society
of American Missions here, and who Is
well known to many people in Wheeling
and In West Virginia. Sunday, in
Havana, is precisely like Monday, or
any other day. All business houses,
particularly in the retail portion, are
open as usual, and the noise of the
street trallic, (and this is the noisiest
city ii) the worl'd), makes the efforts of
the clergyman to make himself heard
one of discomfort, if not?of pain. In
fact, on Sunday, the city seems more
restless. It is a gala day. It is a day
to put on your bravest attire and gayest
manner, but a day that, seemingly, is
without religious significance or import.
The vast cathedrals, with gorgeous
paintings, mellow windows, gilded altars
and wondrous vestments, contain
but an occasional worshipper, who
kneels upon the cold marble of the floor,
and sends up murmuring prayers, that
I scarcely make a ripple upon the sacred
silence, while outside a great mob of
hundreds will be pressing forward to
i see the street dances that are given here
! in different national costumes, or to
: hear the band play, or perhaps to throw
j the ever present dynamite cracker.
I The worshippers have gone across
! the seas. The Spaniard is deep-feeling.
[ resentful, devout; the Cuban is a child.'
J The church does not appeal to him. ToI
morrow he does not look forward to:
| yesterday is forgotten: to-day he lives
and makes merry with his toys. Ills
long serfdom Js over, his freedom has
arrived, and he frets against the restraint
that is still upon him: not that
he may sweep his streets or wash away
the stain of centuries: not that he may
build furnaces and factories and warehouses:
not that he may cultivate the
vast sugar and tobacco plantations,
which would enrich him an hundred
fold, but that he may start the band
to play, and celebrate, and celebrate,
and celebrate. D. H. P.
In Clerk Robertson's Otliee.
Yesterday. In Clerk Robertson's oflloe,
j the following transfer of real estate
was recorded:
Deed, made March 2S, 1S9G: by Elizabeth
Keller to Edward Samuel Keller;
for Sr. and other considerations: transfers
a lot on Wood, between Sixteenth
and Seventeenth streets.
Edward S. Keller was appointed administrator
of the estate of Elizabeth
Keller, deceased; bond, $1,300, with
Frank Frederlchs as surety.
A marriage license was issued to
.Tames Lipscomb, aged twenty-sfx.C colored),
and Caroline Llynn, aged twentythree,
of "Wheeling.
Was Sot Released.
A few weeks ago two Hungarians enticed
the wife of one of their countrymen
aivny from her home in the Eighth
ward, and hist night the police arrested
her for drunkenness. She registered as
Josie Myers, and the forgiving husband
created a scene at the police station by
begging for her release in words that
were liquid In their tenderness. Her
release, however, will cost money, which
the husband, did not possess last night.
.\u East End Blaze.
Yesterday there was a still alarm calling
the Atlantic engine to lf?:: Sixteenth
street, where a fire had started in rubbish
under a grate. The blaze was extinguished
by the Cabcocks with little
loss. __
Overga Iters keep the feet warm. o()c
kind lor .'.Tie at Mel*addenfs.
St. ClnirsvilleNotes.
The present cold wave is said to be
the most severe that has ever visited
this region. Yesterday morning the thermometer
registered from '22 to U7 degrees
below zero, and nt Harton it is said to
huve reached 32 below.
The pig that was rafiled off hero by
a show company recently, has caused
won- talk and trouble than a half dozen
would amount to. Still, the pig got
away, and at last accounts it was still
Miss Lliln Anderson, an employe In (ho
agricultural department at Washington,
U. C\, who was summoned home by the
serious Illness of her mother, arrived
.yes t erda y morn I lit;.
Mrs. Alex. Anderson, of Marietta
street, died at an early hour yesterday
morning, aged about seventy years.
Congressman Danford is quite ill at
the Clarendon, though not seriously.
"Wool l'elt Hoots with Host CundooOvershoesfor
$I DJSat .M( Kaddcn's.
"We give no rewards, an offer of this
kind is the meanest of deceptions. Our
plan Ik to give every one a chance to
try the merit of Ely's Cream Balm?the
original balm for the cure of Catarrh,
Hay Fever and Cold in the Head, by
mailing for ten cents a trial size to test
Its curative powers. \\ mall the r.O
rent alsonnd the druggist keeps It.
Test It and you are sure t?> continue th
treatment. Itellof Is immediate and .\ \
cure follow.". Ely Brothers, f>C Warren I
stfi il. ?:.'W York.
Open Dolly,!? n. m.
i i and Saturdc
The Wonder]
yaw, what Is the grip?
Can ii be avoided or prevented?
And can it be cured?
{ Grip js characterized by a continu*
fever, by a tendency to inflammation
j the membranes of the digestive ai
; often the respiratory tracts, by pain
j the muscles, and by debility.
The grip in individual cases yari
from a slight indisposition to.seve"
forms with grave symptoms?these v;
riations depending wholly upon tl
healtlj. age. temperament 01* nervo'
condition of the person. Those prcdi
posed to rheumatism suffer great pa
in the muscles; persons of nervous ter
perament become low spirited, oft<
hysteria, and, if not closely watche
have been known to commit sulcid
Severn! cases of this sort have been r
ported this month in the newspaper
Headache is a constant symptom. Tl
bowels are generally constipated. Wha
ever form the disease takes there
invariably extreme prostration. Tl
danger to persons in previous healt)
ful condition is slight.
It lias been absolutely proven th:
there is one certain preventive of s
riotis eases of grip; and thnt there
oil" ri'Tnoiy for persons suffv-rlng wl
Concludes Its Session toy t he Klectic
of Officers.
Spcclal Dispatch to the Intelligencer.
CHARLESTON. TV. Va.f Feb. 10.
The State Grange concluded its bus
ness to-day by electing the followii
oflicers: Master, T. C. Atkeson, Mo
gantown; overseer, D. W. Skinner, M
son county; lecturer, James Georg
Mason county; steward. George ]
Sperrow, Berekeley county; asslsta
steward, George H. Lewis. Grcenbri
county; chaplain, J. M. Rlne, Marshi
county: treasurer, T. C. Perry, Jacks*
county; secretary, M. V. Brown, Pu
nam county.
Executive committee?M. A. Jackso
Greenbrier county, for three years, ai
S. C. Gist, of Brooke county, for tv
years. An address was delivered b
fore the grange by F. P. "Walcott, ci
itor of the American Grange Bulletl
*)f Cincinnati.
ENERGY all gone? Ilcadaelv
Stomach out of order? Simply a case
torpid liver. Burdock Blood Bitte
will make a new man or woman,
you. 1
Special Mnrixahi (10 Wfiifcr I>rc?i
S1hm?h, lilnelc or Tan, atMel'ai
Relierin Six Hours,
Distressing Kidney and Bladder di
ease relieved in six hours by "Xc
Great South American Kidney Cure.
Js a great surprise on account of its e;
ceeding promptness In relieving pain
bladder, kidneys and back. In male >
female. Relieves retention of water a
If vnil r... i.
relief and cure this i? the remedy. So
by It. II. List, druggist. Wheeling. ^
Va. tf&a
i:\ccrifsio.v to si:\v ohlkax
Mobilo ami Birmingham Accoui
31 jti'di Cirns via Ilaltimorc ?Vr Ohio.
February G to 1.1, inclusive, the Halt
more & Ohio will sell excursion tlcke
to th?* above points at rate of one fa
for tho round trip, valid for r
turn passage until February 2
inclusive. For tickets and full Inform:
lion, apply to T. C. 1UJRKF,
City Passenger and Ticket Agent,
Sl.'.'o Wool Llncil Arctic Ovd
shoos for DNc lit Mrl'iiililcii'-'
tualo... ....Tilt BEE..,.
s Bank.
_ and Lives.
Street. The Idle Butterto
.1 p. m. Monday Hy dies quickly,
ly Evenings.
ml Results Ob
of Supt. Da\
[ it. or beginning to be convalescent from
j its attack.
j' Tlie unexampled public, demand for
Palne's celery compound during the last
''<1 ] two months?and the proprietors of this
, call for It?has been due to its use Ijy
thousands oC people for whom St has
*n been prescribed by intelligent physicians,
to restore the patient's vitality.
os to purify the blood of the enervating
poison, to restore the nervous system
c> to healthy action and to strengthen the
a- vital organs. /
l,e A person will continue, to.suffer from
the evil effects of grip for many months
unless he attacks the disease by gets'
t'.ng rid of the unnatural, unhealthy
in poisons in the system, supplying the
n_ body with new blood, arousing the
healthful action of the kidneys, liver
n and digestive organs, and nourishing
d, and upbuilding the over-exerted and dele.
bllltated nervous system. All this rind
* just this Paine's celery compound will
do. In the multitude of cases where It
? has been used, it has never failed,
tie A case well known in Chicago is
cited. Mr. Frank E. Davidson, who is
. one of llie most brilliant and best known
13 engineers in the world, had just finished
ic the plans for the groat intercepting sewh
er system of Chicago, which is to divert
the entire "sewerage of the city from
at Lake Michigan, through the famous
e- Chicago drainage canal, and down the
is Mississippi. Superintendent Davidson
th had wnrkt-d for months on this sehem?\
\ ~
| Shcjndden.
r. 3 T' *" ? ^v.m o i viv i.
1320 jind 1322
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Room and your want w
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tained in the
He was well night exhausted ar.d tc*o?J ^
to his bed from an attack of the prip.
A ft<.T a while t ho 1ll5ca.se not havinc left SM
him. hp was advised to try Paine's '
cch rv compound. He was soon back at Kg
his office in the department of public 5
works, a well man. and forthwith wrote ?
a letter to the proprietors of the remedy,
in which he cays:
! "I had been told by friends of the j?j
wonderful results obtained by them
from the use of Paine's celery com- kg
pouna. Auer ray severe auacit.ui.uie pra
grip 1 determined to try it. I have at*
ready found that my friends' reports Ejg
were not at all exaggerated, and I wish r^j
to join most cheerfully with thorn in
recommending the rpmedy to others."
Hundreds of grateful letters haw
been written to the proprietors of|
Paine's celery compound since the a?- ras
pearance of the grip this year, teilinc,'
of the perfect recoveries it has effected. pa
The letters come from men and women!
of many conditions. Few persons a^, ky?
so poor they cannot afford to have th!f pa
great remedy constantly in the house.: I?
and none are so prosperous that for
their health's sake they c.an afford to; ft
be without it. "When so many men and h
women whose words carry the utmost L-'
weight in the communities in which K3j
they live testify as they do to the frreat p?
benefit they have received from Taint's.
celery , com pound, there can be r.<>
hesitancy in trying it. A sinple triaf. :
is the test which is confidently in- ^
vitcd. '-y.
I . S}lc5ndden.
s. Warm School Caps, that 11,*
pull down over cars, worth 25c, |?tv
i's Heavy and Warm Astraksn -IFCloth
Caps, that pull over cars,
worth 50c, for
i's Warm Flush and Beaver JOCloth
Caps, that pull over cars, iJOv
worth 75c, for
Mnrkct Street.
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| Blank leases, 11
I Deeds, f
| Deeds of Trust, f j
I For ftent or 1.1
I For Sale Cards ? |
ill be :!| |
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