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_ "WHEELING, MAY a, 1891).
Filipinos Anxious lor Peace.
Dispatches this morning from Manila
and London are somewhat conflicting,
but both tend to indicate that the insurgent
army in tho Phil Inn! l? In n
badly disorganized condition, and that
the people of the* Islands are anxious
for peace under American protection. A
significant statement in a Manila dispatch
is to the effect that General Otis
agreed with the spokesman of the Filipino
peace envoys that the people of thu
islands want peace, and added that requests
for protection are pouring in
upon him from all parts of the country.
The hitch in the negotiations, according
to General Luna's chief of staff, is
due to the fact that Aguinaldo is without
power to surrender the army without
the consent of the so-called Congress.
This statement is confirmed by
the minister of foreign affairs (secretary*
of state) in Aguinaldo's cabinet in
a letter to General Otis. Both men assure
the American commander that the
congress will vote for peace because the
people want it. The envoys are to have
another conference with General Otis
The London dispatch giving the statement
of the representatives of the Filipino
junta that Aguinaldo charges that
the leaders who are negotiating for
peace are men anxious for peace in the
hopes of getting offices under a new
government, may be taken with a large
amount of doubt, in view of the fact
Bource have been disproven by subsequent
developments and by official dispatches.
American diplomacy and American
arms are more powerful than the Junta
in Hong Kong and Paris, or than
Aguinuldo himself. Otis has matters
so well In hand there is not likely to be
any cessation of operations that will
give the remnant of the Insurgent army
an advantage.
Secretary Long Nails Falsehoods.
Secretary of the Navy Long, in his
address to the Essex Club of Boston,
Monday night, took occasion to scathingly
rebuke those who are misrepresenting
the administration and the
army with stories of cruelties to the
Filipinos. The secretary, vrho is,in
close touch with tho situation, and with
all that Is done in the Philippines, denounced
the statement that "the treatment
of the Cubans by Spain, and the
Armenians by the Turks, is not to be
compared with the American course toward
the Filipinos In wanton cruelty,"
as an "unutterably mean, unwarranted
and contemptible assertion." He made
this forcible remark, and others of a
like nature. because those who have indulged
In such Insinuations have coupled
with them the charge that these
alleged cruelties are not incident# of
the war. but the deliberate action of the
administration at Washington.
The secretary, in denouncing this contemptible
falsehood, declared emphatically
that the wires have l>een kept
busy with orders for conciliation and
kind treatment anil every inducement to
secure peace; moreover, that wounded
prisoners have been cared for In the
American hospitals, and that the Filipino
prisoners have been released to
distribute among their people the
Schurman proclnmation promising amnesty
and a free government to the Filipinos.
No women and children have
been shot by American troops. The
slander on tho administration is cruelly
unjust and unworthy to come from
American citizens.
Secretary Long delivered a Just rebuke
to those who are ready to believe
these libels on our army, nnd who lack
the appreciation of the responsibilities
of the President and his administration.
The public well knows that every effort
Is being made to secure an adjustment
with the natives to await congressional
action, which Ss to determine the disposition
of the Islands. This point seems
to be lost sight of by the captloua critics
of the present policy.
Pot Calls Hie Kcttlf* Nlnok.
Ono of the New York yellow journals
that Ii.'ih brion barred from admission
to public libraries ami rending rooms
In colleges nnd other public Instlt'utlon::,
on account of Its extremely sensational
character and the Impure quality
of Us contents, especially on the best
day of the week, contains an editorial
calling'on the authorities to stamp out
Immoral theatres. The purpose of the
article Is good, ami th<- advice Is excellent.
Hut the paper's own standing In
'noclety Is ?uch that we doubt whether
iiH influence on this line will have much
weight. If It can obtain the support of
the reputable press in New York the atmosphere
of the theatres complained
about, may be purified, or the doors
may be closed altogether.
The paper referred to claims that It Is
rend by aomewhere near a million people
every day in the year. The thea
tres, those the paper describes as "the
, more pretentious houses, that are ransacking
Europe for suggestive plays,"
too suggestive for reputable people to
witness, are probably not patronized
? by that many people each evening.
They are great evils just the same, and
deserve to be wiped out. It is a pity,
however, that a few yellow Journals
that go by the millions Into the# homes
of the people every Sunday do not take
some of the medicine they prescribe for
> the theatres and apply It to the art de>
partments that furnish the villainous,
> not to say demoralizing, pictures that
J are unfit to be seen In good society on
. any day of the week, and to certain
i contributors whose productions are
> anythng but appeals to refined literary
. taste.
"While the crusade against the Immoral
plays Is going on, a little atten'
Hon to elevating the tone of the class
> of Journals we refer to might add to the
" general' elevation of public morals.
New York Is not the only city where
these evils exist, but It leads by several
i paces all other cities In this country.
I'arkersburKer Sees a Vision.
, The Parkersburg correspondent of the
Register Informs the readers of that
paper of the minute details of an al
leged conference In this city In which
a "slate" for next year's campaign.
About the only thing the Parkersburg
fabricator succeeded In doing was to
make himself ridiculous by exposing
his own ignoranca In an attempt to fnrnlsh
the Register with a manufactured
dispatch based mainly on his lmaglna(
tion. Of course, Ihe purpose of the con.
coction is to circulate It over the state.
The small-fry Democratic organs will
publish it and make themselves as ridiculous
as possible by endorsing it for
campaign material.
When the Intelligent readers note that
Messrs. Elklns and Scott and White,
and a number of other Republicans, met
in Wheeling, either in person or by
proxy, and laid down a plan by which
certain gentlemen were to be named
for certain state offices and certain
others were to be retired to private life,'
they will wonder why nobody in Wheeling
ever heard about the startling conspiracy,
and that the only person on
earth who dreamed about it was the
, Democratic Parkersburg correspondent
of,the Wheeling Democratic organ, and
; that he observed all the details of the
proceedings with his own eyes at a distance
of 100 miles.
According to this correspondent Senator
Scott, Judge Miller, Judge Blizzard,
Collector A. 13. White, and State Senai
tor Woodyard met in a darksome chamber
in this city and resolved, Senator
Scott and Collector White representing
not themselves, but Senator Elklns,
that Mr. Elklns is to succeed himself?
, not at all an Improbable event, that Mr.
White is to have the collectorship again
or a foreign mission, the Parkersburg
W..V0|<l/IIUClll, Kit. llic ikCC.Ol.tl ..wc uuiu6
sure which, his vision being a little indistinct
on this point. Judge Blizzard
was nominated for governor?a very
good choice if such a thing had happened;
Mr. Dawson is to be secretary of
state; General Curtln isn't in it for governor,
Mr. Davis, of Grafton. Is to be
auditor; numerous other people are to
be this, that and the other thing, and
some are to be tucked away on shelves.
That's the story, and the Intelligencer
repeats it because the Register did,
and, like the Register, knows that the
Parkersburg correspondent who claims
to be the only person oh earth placed In
hypnotic communication with the deliberations
of the "conferees," Is not at
all reliable.
The Intelligencer's publication of the
architects' picture of the new and
greater McLure House, as It will appear.
on its completion next fall, was a
revelation to the Wheeling public and
to tho outside friends of the historic
hotel. The attraction and the modern
style of the exterior is In keeping with
the general progress and advancement
of the city In the matter of public
buildings, and will be a source of pride
to Wheeling. It will be the handsomest
and largest hotel in West Virginia, and
Its internal improvements will be In
harmony with those of the exterior.
The enterprising proprietors aredeserving
of the credit that enterprise always
The United States man-of-war Detroit
will not have much of a Job on Its
hands in bringing the Nicaraguan officials
to a proper conception of what the
United States government means when
It demands a proper respect, for American
interests at Blueficlds. It would require
a stronger power than Nicaragua
to maintain the policy of requiring the
American merchants to pay the expense,
in the form of double duties, of
the rebellion which occurred In that
country. It Is an Incident that can be
settled without bloodshed, , though a
warship will be the Important factor.
The climax of trust formations comes
with the organization of a combine of
the peanut Industry of the country, with
a capital of $5,000,000. The peanut consumers
and the man with the roasting
apparatus on the street corner need not
apprehend that the demand will cease
by reason of the trust control of the
supply. The peanut Is one of the institutions
that the public will not do
without at any price.
The socialists of New York who celebrated
May Day, had some American
Hags In the procession, but the dispatches
Inform us that the plain red
tlag predominated. There was no patriotic
design or lettering on the red rags
that overshadowed the stars and stripes
under which these peoplo are protected
not seem to show a proper appreciation.
Governor Atkinson has pardoned a
man who was lying in the state prison
nt the point of death from consumption,
granting the respite on the recommendation
of nil the ofllccrs who participated
In the trial. It will now be in
order for some Democratic papers to
fphe Easy Food
1 Easy to Buy,
^ Easy to Cook,
^ Easy to Eat,
y Easy to Digest.
Quaker Oats
Atallgroccrs j
in 2-lb. pkgs. only j
pounce upon the governor for this aj
of humanity and mercy, as they ha\
In similar cases heretofore.
What Is the matter with the Benwoc
police, that the disgraceful1 assault on
stranger In that town, who knew nott
Ing of the street car strike, was pei
mltled to occur, because he rode ort
car? Not one was visible to rescue tt
man from the Ill-treatment that onl
Increased when he tried to explain.
May opens with midsummer temper*
ture, but those who contemplate goln
to the mountains should not act wit
undue haste. There will be some co<
waves. Both precedent and Rev.. I:
Hicks agree on this Important point.
Lots of animated thinkers are pot
A preferred creditor Is one who nevf
troubles you.
A silence may be golden, but gossl
gains currency.
A coincidence Is the antiquated pie
of the plagiarist.
The words of the silent man are nev<
repeated In court.
Thsr anatomist ought to be able t
furnish Inside information.
Few men ore born leaders, but lot
of them grow up and become drivers.
Although the. gas meter never fall
to register, It isn't allowed to vote.
Truth lies at the bottom of the welland
anglers never go there to fish.
The best friend you have on eart
Is a better friend to himself than he i
to you.
A man may dodge the earthly collet
tors, but he must pay the debt of na
ture as he goes.
Some people seem to know everythln
except the fact that they don't kno'
how much they dont' know.
Wo are told the cat has nine live
and we are Inclined to believe that !
spends eight of them In vocnl culturt
Dry plates are all well enough In
photograph studio.' but ministers do nc
think favorably of them in churches.
It is equally as Important to be sur
you are wrong before backing oat. ns I
is to be sure you are right before goln
When it came to tempting Adam, th
devil trusted to Eve, but he tackled he
Any wife might do more for her hus
band and not be any worse off, bu
generally he would be.
An unmarried man has no use for ba
bies; after he has one of his own h
can use it to tell stories about.
Every man goes through life wonder
ing if he hadn't married what woul
have become of his poor wife.
Life is a .good deal like foot ball
when there is no man handy to kicl
they are supposed to kick the ball.Xew
York Press.
A woman is never afraid to marry ;
man who likes cats.
Mediocrity can talk. But It takes i
genius to get listened to.
He who reads can't always run: th
book frequently puts him to sleep.
When a woman can make Qjetty ges
lures she knows she doesnt* need t
have much sense.
When a man has a tooth pulled h
fells lonesome until his wife has coaxei
him to say that it really did hurt.
A woman's idea of making home at
tractive Is to 1111 It full of crazy littl
tables which fall over when a mai
looks at them.?Chicago Record.
Somo Sfrlkln!* PiiMiroi.
The London Home Magazine glvei
poms interesting statistics regardlnj
the consumption ot beer. With ever:
tick of the clock ?6 15s. worth of bee:
vanishes down the world's throat; ever:
minute ?410 worth disappears; ever:
hour the World pays .?24,651 for Its beer
and ever:* day it swallows the yearly In
I come of 3,000 middle-class families li
nearly ?600,000 worth of the "browi
beverage." Stupendous as these fig
ures are, especially when we conslde:
the world's beer-bill for a year amount:
to ?216.000,000, the figures which repre
sen', the quantity consumed are almos
The beer which is consumed through
out the world In a single year wouk
make a lake 6 feet desp, 3*i miles long
and 1 mile wide, or 2,319 acres In area
In this vast Inke of beer (says th<
writer) we could easily drown nil th?
English- speaking people, to the num
ber of 120,000,000, throughout the entlrt
world; or we could give a beer-bath t<
even' man, woman and child at thi
same time In the entire continent ol
America; while all the peoples of England,
Scotland, Ireland, and France
could llnd standing room on Its bed.
Favors Shorter Hours.
"You bet I'm for shorter hours!" vigorously
exclaimed the tramp, as he gave
his back a last rub against the lamppost,
and braced up. "I've been contending
right along for the last tlfteer
years thai twenty-four hours a daj
was altogether too many for one In m>
profession. Eight hours is enough foi
any one to tramp up and down, looking
for cold victuals and second-hand
clothes, and .eight more is plenty fot
writing up your diary, llnillng a placc
to sleep hnd wondering how many kick'
you'll get to-morrow, .lust shorter
things from twenty-four hours to sixteen.
and you'll hit me to a dot. As
the case stands now I've got eight
hours to loaf around In, and I give
you my word if I don't tlnd myeell
lacking" In ambition and willing to let
things drift along. Too much loallni;
time Is what has brought our profession
Into dispute, and things can't bo changed
too soon for the good of the majority.
Can't say exactly how It's going
to be done but them's mysentlmentf
and I'll be on deck when they make
the change. Yes, we all favor shorter
hours and more hustling, and If wt
can get It we won't kick because
the farmers don't stenm-hent their
barns and straw-stocks during the chilly
months of the year."?Chicago Dally
MANY old soldiers now foel the effects
of the hard service they endured
during the war. Mr. Georg.; S. Anderson,
of Rossvllle, York county, Fa., who
saw the hardest kind of service at the
front. Is now frequently troubled with
rheumatism. "I had a severe attack
lately." he 6ays. "and procured a bottle
of Chamberlain's I'aln I'alrn. It did so
mucn good mm i wouio iiko to Know
what you would charge me for one dozen
bottles." Mr. Anderson wanted it
both for his own use nnd to supply It to
hip friends nnd neighbors, as every family
should have n bottle of It In their
home, not only for rheumatlcm, but
lame back, sprains. swellings, cuts,
bruises and burns, for which It In unequalled.
For wile by drugj;tets.
DIPHTHERIA, rore throat, croup.
Instant roller, permanent cure. Dr.
Thomas' Eclcctrlc Oil, At any drug
store. _ 2
Koneli Dry Washed. Srn'rchnl ntiA
Dvr'il aunt* par pound.
Flat. Work, Washed and Ironed. fi
confn par pound,
AW hand work finished 10 cants nor
pound. At M'TZ HltOs\
KiiuK Homo stewm JLnumiry.
If You Want An
1(1 Up-to-Date...
a r
I Piano
1 that embodies all modern improvements
and everything
k that should be found in z
31 strictly first-class high grade
rl instalment, buy the
Stultz &
p Wonderful Tone,
a Beautiful Design,
r Marvelous Action,
; Hiilligan, Wilkin &Co.,
1138, 1140 and 1142 Market St.
Exculpatory.?"You're no Democrat'.
You attended a banquet that cost 510 a
L" plate!" "Yea: but It wasn't worth It!"
^ "Prof. Flake Fays that as man prolV
presses, evil will lapse Into a mere
memory." "Humph! In time man
s might forget his sins, but the n*luh^
bors never would."?Chicago Record.
L>* He?I do wish you would hurry a lita
tie with your dressing, for we are very
late. She? Hurry? Why, I have been
hurrying as hard as I can for the last
c two and a half hours.?Tit-Bit*.
11 "You say you and the defendant stopp
ped at a restaurant after the performance
at the theatre was over and had a
"late soup'? Now, will you be good
enough to tell me," asked the attorney,
"how you would go to work to make a
0 late soup?" "I should think," stiftljr
r answered the witness, 'It might be made
out of the shank of the evening."?Chi:
cago Tribune.
ll He was suing for a divorce. "Judge,"
he said, and there was a pitiful tremor
i- in his voice, "every night she made up
c the most awful chaflng-dish mosses
that mortal man ever sampled!" "But
- you didn't have.to eat them," said the
d Judge sharply. The plaintiff looked at
the Judge pityingly. "You don't know
; my wife. Judge." he simply said. He
tt got his decree.?Cleveland Plain Dealer.
A Dissembler.?Mr. Isolate (of Lonelyville)?I
don't think our new neighbor,
Mr. Plaza, will ever make a thorough
suburbanite. Mr. Hermitage (of
ditto, interestedly)?No? Mr. Isolate (in
1 conlldence, deprecatingly)?No. He has
paipted his market-Uasket green, and
a carries a trout-rod with him whenever
he goes to the city, to give persons the
e impression that he Is going Ashing.?
0 The OKI and tne >c\v.
I've been out to my gardlng, sense I've
got back to town,
, And I've made up my mind I don't be1
grudge Maria Brown.
_ You've heerd perhaps nbout Maria, what
hansum things she has;
L She's cousin on my mother's side?Maria
1 Cobb thet was.
Wal, I went on to visit her?first time in
twenty year?
(My, but there's lots of passln* in New
York City there!)
5 Maria looked ez: nachorai?I Jest felt quite
? ter home,
* An' asked me about her gardlng: on the
f fust day thet I come.
r It seems she keeps it In the house?it's
called "conservatoor"?
< An' seemed a likely place fer sun, with
i i big glass walls an* door.
> Iler rose* and her violets wuz fine ez ono
could buy,
And there wuz things cnlled orkids (thet
1 they say come dretful high).
i But when at last I come ter take the hull
thins In and out.
* I couldn't see there wuz much ter really
r brag about*
Ter folks thet knows what flowers is, ez
' I wuz used before,
- 'Twas downright dlsappointln'?all the
t hull conservatoor.
There warn't a pink nor marigold, nor
sweet alvssum spray?
(I'd looked for oleander or nasturtium
1 anyway)
Nor oven chany nster. or nofuna. or slch!
* (An' she could well afford 'em?they call
Maria rich.)
> She hedn't phlox or hollyhocks a-growin'
by the door.
> You know most folks lins hollyhocks, et
thev don't hev nuthln* more.
I thought I'd send her some of ourn,
I sense we've got seeh a sight.
(You'd orter see 'em. when they bloom,
all pink, an* red, an' white,
> Wo'll lilu.lv 5nmi> In thA fnll thot
r could "hov ter sprout.
You'd think she'd hev syrlnga, thct's pure
and white nn' sweet:
' I thought of ourn. thot's growed up hlglia-peekln'
down the street.
And oh. them lilacs up ter home, athinkln*
of 'em there,
I Jest got faint from smellln* uv that
cooped up hothouse air.
Them great eool hunches, a-drlppln' wet I
f with dew.
. Ez strong nn' pure as salt-air, that I
sweeps one thro' and thro'!
i Maybe I'm queer, an* most folks Is, so
fur *z I calkorlate,
. But ylt. If 1 wuz like ter die, an* nigh io
heaven's gate,
I'd sooner choose them lilacs thet's atossln*
by the road,
1 Ter git Jest one last breath on' em than
all tho orklds growed!
, And so In spite uv all thet grand con'
servatoor she has,
1 I don't bo>:rudge Maria Brown?Maria
Cobb thet was.
? ?Tho Woman's Chronicle.
' TITCTIE Is more Catarrh In this spc
tlon of the wuntry than nil other dls
eases put together, and until the last
' f?nv years was supposed to be incurable,
i For a great many years doctors pro
notinced It a 'local disease, and pre
scribed local remedies, and by con
stantly falling to cure with local treat1
ment, pronounced it Incurable. .Science
has proven cntarrh to be a constitutional
disease, and therefore requires con
stltutlonal treatment. Hall's Catarrh
: Cure, manufactured bv F .1 r>it'nrn- &
' Co., Toledo, Ohio. 1p the only constUu
tlonnl cure on the market. It Is taken
' Internally In doses from ten drops to a
teuspoonful. It nets directly on the
Mood and mucous surfaces of the system.
They offer one hundred dollars for
nny case It fills to cure. Send for circulars
and testimonials. Address,
F. J. CHEN BY & CO.. Toledo, O.
Sold by drugglnts, 75c.
Hall's Family Pills are the best.
To Scouro a Complete Set ol'13 u eye loped
la llritannicn.
Frank Stanton is offering the public a
fine chance to secure the Encyclopctfia
Hrltnnnlcn, complete In thirty superb
octavo volumes. Thin Includes the recent
supplement of five volumes of particular
Interest to Americans.
For a short time thin standard work
Is ofTered nt SO per cent less than it was
sold by n leading Chicago dally paper
and on easier terms.
The Encyclopedia Brltnnnlca Is on
exhibition In Frank Stanton's store, and
they will bo glad to show It to any one.
If you cannot come In person, write
thorn, and they will be glad to send fou
by mall full particulars about the work
and the great offer of the above enterprising
The** have only a limited number of
sets, however, and If Interested, you
should investigate nt once.
Sicta TUceh Sooods.
. Wash Goods.
' Genuine Irish Dimities?
, finest made.
Silk Ginghams and Silk
Imported Ginghams in the
new stylish stripes.
White and Colored Piques.
For Stylish Petticoats:
Black and Colored Silk Moreens.
Black and Colored Alercerized
Ruffled Muslin Curtains
at $1.00 and $1.25 a pair, for
bed rooms?the' kind thatwash
and wear.
Puritan 9aa Slangc.
was explained by a leading New
York restaurateur as simply meaning
the best food combined with
The Best
Of course it follows that there is
but one perfect way to cook, and
that is by the
..Puritan Gas Range..
'Call and get booklet entitled "How
to Select a Gas Range.
Nesbitt & Bro., Ma?'t2St.
Stationery, Slook*, Stc.
Commercial-Gazette. Times. Cincinnati
Enquirer and Eastern an J
Western Dallies delivered. Weekly
Tapers, Literary and Fashion ^Iagatlnes,
Cheap Books, Stationery
and Gospel Hymns.
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G. LAMB. Prea. JOS. SET BOLD. Cashier.
J. A. JEFFERSON. Ass't Cashier.
CAPITAL $200,000, PAII) IN*.
Allen Brock. Joseph F. Paull,
Chas. Schmidt, Henry Bleberson,
Howard Simpson. Joseph Seybold,
- Gibson Lamb.
Interest paid on special deposits.
Issues drafts on England. Ireland and
myll Cashier.
WILLIAM A. ISETT... President
MORTIMER POLLOCK....Vice President
Drafts on England. Ireland, Franco and
William A. Isctt. Mortimer Pollock,
J. A. Miller, Robert Simpson,
E. M. Atkinson. C. M. Frissell,
Julius Pollock.
JalS J A. MILLER. Cashier.
Srhmbing, Sic.
wa. F. C. SCIISELLE. ; "SRftlSS"
Dealer In all goods pertaining to the trade.
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Telephone 37. Wheeling, W. Va. j
The Plumbers and Gas Fitters, are now .
putting In their CALORIFIC Cook Stove
Burners for ?C.OO and JtJ.50: If your plumb- '
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approval and guarantee satisfaction. We
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No. 1153 Market street.
Gas and Electric. Chandeliers. Filters,
and Taylor Qas Burner* a specialty. mr3
TyiLLlAJi HARE &. SON, c
Practical Plumbers, Gas and Steam Fitters j
No. 52 Twelfth Street. j
Work dons promptly at reasonable prlcex
A full lino of the celebrated
Snuuranco. ,
Title Insurance. *
If you purchase or nmlcc a loan on real estate
havo tho tltlo insured by tho fc
No. 1305 Market Street.
II. M. IUISHELL President'
I,. r. RTII'EL .Secretary
C. J. HAW LING Vice PioMilent
WM. M. THACY Aw't. Secretary I .
G. 1L E. GILCHMST..Examiner of Titles j \
9leit> jlduerfinemenit.
KEEPER or FtcnoKraphor by ?
young lady. Addres? .M. L.. care Inuilu
goncor otl\co. ~ myl?
SU per day representing th*> C. B. Eliv
vorth NoVelty Co.,- write 4W Bi-n r.lork,
Cinqlimatl. Ohio. . myj*
Coat !C to $10 and extras: steady job
to competent roan. HENRY RUNOE,
Grafton, W. Va. '
1Z' 0F p- funeral notice.
All* members of Evrnlnc Star Lcdse N'o.
IS, K. of 1'.. of Eenvrood. are hereby no.
tlhtnl to m^ct at their hall on Thursday,
May 1. 1&:*. nt 1":30 p. in., to attend tha
funeral of our doccafed brother. Marion
Fcrgu?<on. Sister lodges are invito
PAtTL UIEDEf-, K. of Jt. A 6. mvj
Th*> rcpular months of the Woman's
Hospital^ ApsociatfcnJ will bo hold at tha
hospital .this (WcdDosday) afternoon at
3:30 o'cock.
my3 ' Secretary.
FOR SALE?25 shares Wheeling Steel &
Iron Company.
FOR RDit?*4 rooms at Number 47 Fifteeritjrsireel-^
JAAtLS i'lUNVLEY . . 1055 Main Street
Fresh 6c nor quart
Cream i.. 10<? per pint
Fresh Country Butter 20c per itound
Fresh Kites,- : dozen for ^
Milk received front.'the farms twice dally,
SIMPSON, ?Thc MUkmnn,"
'phone ^ 1C10 Market St,
Open to sing at Concerts, Receptions,
Musicals, etc.. For terms apply to
fol " i ' 1310 Market Strc?L
41 Cents Per Bottle. $5 Per Dozen.
i*i?iaui iuju i wciun atreeig.
The ELECTRIC makes no streaki
on paper, absorbs all dust and
smoke from surfaces. Makes paper
look like new. PKICf, 15c.
andSAPOLIQ. ana (or that
copper boiler NEW YORK POLISH.
Will shine It like u mirror.
I?. H. List* Drug Stone,
1010 Main Street.
We Have Said Nothing
Lately About
Blank Books,
Not because there was nothing to say,
but we thought nearly every BOOKKEEPER,
MAN when he THINKS of Blank Books'
or Ortlce Supplies THINKS OF STANTON'S.
We know we have the stock and
variety, and feel certain our prices ara
right. Our man will call upon you if you
desire to talk it over with him.
Of Farming, Gardening and Fruit Cul- j
ture DenpnH nn C-nnrl Pp'nnc on^ ?h*v
in turn depend upon
The uniformly BEST for all crops and
all soils is for sale and guaranteed by
Wheeling, W. Va.
Correspondence invited.
Kim Grove Railroad 5 per cent.
Fostorla Glass Company 6 per cent
Whltnker Mill per cent.
Ravenswcod S & G. Railroad 6 per cent.
Wheeling Pottery.
La Belle Mill.
Uellalre Electric <& Gas Company.
Wheeling Bridge.
\Yhe**llnFr Steel & Iron Company.
Crystal Glass Company.
One Lot In Greenwood.
One-half Lot in Greenwood.
Money to Loan on City Property.
Lawn Mowers.
We are pleased to state that we have
secured the agency for the famous
line of Lawn Mowers as made by
the Coldwell Lawn Mower Co.,
Newburijh, N. Y., and if you need
a Lawn A\ower we thoroughly recommend
this make as the very best
on the market.
1210 Main Street.
Siireiv Rnn/k===Alfrpil Paul!.
As Fxeetitor. Trustee, Administrator.
Guardian, Receiver, Assignee cr in
Replevin, Attachment Cases, etc.,
As a Contractor,
As a United States Otllclal. _
" As a State, County or Municipal OO
As an Officer of a Fraternal SocWJ'.
" nn Knnloyce of n Hunk. Corporator
or Mercantile Establishment.
We will furnish it. ar.d in the IarP*t
oaipany in the world, and only forfUn
ompany authorized to transact this charictor
of business in West Virginia.
ALFRED PAULL, 1120 Market SI.
"or sale
Wheeling Fteel & Iron Co.
I .n Belle Iron Works.
Wheeling Bridge Co.
Wheellpn Belmont Bridge Co.
Wheeling Pottery Co.
Wheeling Hallway ?*o.
First National Bank of Ecllnlre, OhioCrystal
G1u<<* ?'n
Goo. R. Taylor Co.
Moundsvllle, Dcnvrood & Wheeling Rail'
kav Co.
Ohio P.Ivor Railroad Co.
Monon^ahi'ln River Railroad (Coal) Co.
Whltnker Iron Co.
Wheeling Bridge Co.
WheHlng Stamping Co.
J*own of Salem.
Tin and St??- ! Stocks bought and ?oM
ilrct't on Now York and Chicago Stock
Exchange Rank Bulldingj.
Amatesir Photographers.
Mall Orders Solicited.
V. C. BROWN, 1222 Markot St

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