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THE INTELLIGENCER.
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"WHEELING, MAY H, lsujf. "
The Southern Kaco Question.
In conncctlon with the discussion-that
is now going on concerning the race
problem In the south, growing out of re
ments in southern papers regarding the
work of Booker Washington are suggestive
enough to be worthy of consideration
Conservative southern papers,
and a few not so conservative, that are
commenting on the question, are of the
opinion that a few more Booker "WaahIngtons
would go far toward eliminating
the prejudice which now exists, and
would at least better the conditions.
The southern states are doing .1 great
deal in the way of supporting the colored
public schools, and the results have
been'most satisfactory In several of the
states. But the plan of Booker Washington
covers a much broader field than
the mere instruction of the colored people
of that section in the rudiments of
common school learning. He is applying
a great principle in connection with
this education, which renders the learning
of more advantage to his people in
the south than comes with the mere
knowledge.
The work which Booker Washington,
who. by the way, is a product of "West
Virginia, is doing, does not by any
means find Its sole support In th-> north,
but the southern press and southern
people recognize in i;. the forerunner of
better days In the future for the colored
race. It will tak:> some years to
make the plan general enough, but the
cffects of what has already been done
by this one man is felt and recognized,
and those who are on th.- ground thoroughly
appreciate it.
The Birmingham, Alabama, News,
furnishes a fair sample of the comment
which is becoming frequent in the
southern press, as a result o? the Impression
made by Booker Washington's
Institution, which has attracted so
much attention throughout the country
on account of its successful efforts.
In characteristic language, the News
remarks that "Washington's object is
to teach the negro to do something,"
and continues:
He does not bellovo is the "prominent
colored cltlzcn" who has no trade. He has
a contempt for th*.? "smart nlwer" who
l!vf>? li\* hln wits Tn r>thf-r tvnrrfc Wioh.
lngton 13 teaching his people 10 become respectable
and self-respecting members of
society, and the only way to do that, as he
rightly puts it is to know how to earn a
pood livelihood. This wonderful man deserves
the sympathy and encouragement
of every white person in the south. He ir.
a genlu* who hap accomplished :;s much
In his way a? Edison has in the field ot
electricity. He is a man o.' common sense
end earnest honesty, and hi? fidelity to the
h'jfh mission in which ho is achieving no
much success Is worthy cf the admiration
of tho world.
Washington's influence Is spreading
through the south where this work Is
most needed, becausc or the peculiar
conditions. I-ie has solved the important
problem. Tho establishment of
similar institutions, following out the
plan of work Instituted by thin man In
every state where the advancement, by
reason of ignorance on the one side and
prejudice on the other, has been clow,
will provea power in the direction indicated
by tho Birmingham paper.
There arc otlier Booker Washington:;,
many of them. They only need to come
to the front. It Is eminently proper
that the leaders In t'n5s movement
should be men of the colored race, and
the News undoubtedly rellects the truth
when it says that the work would be
cncouraged by every intelligent white
person In the south.
Incidentally it may be noted, with
pleasure, that the state of West Virginia
supports a. similar Institution to
that established by Hooker Washington.
Jn the West Virginia Colored Institute
at Farm. It Instructs the colored pupils
In the agricultural and mechanical arts.
I'rof. Jones, formerly of Wheeling, Is
the principal.
A Costly lint Wholesome Lesson.
The young man from out the Baltimore
& Ohio road, who was foolish
enough to be taken In by the "green
goods" swindle perpetrated on him by
two strangers In this city Thursday,
does not deserve a great amount, of
sympathy, though the swindlers do deserve
a term In the penitentiary. The
young man should have known, If he
<11(1 not, that to circulate counterfeit
money knowingly Is as much of a crime
as to manufacture It. Had he been an
attentive newspaper reader he would
have known that he was being made a
victim of an old trick. When he came
to V,'heeling and handed over to strangers.
whom hf had never.lald eyes upon
before, the sum of $350 of his.hard earned
good money, each dollar being worth
one hundred cents under our gold standard,
with tli" expectation that he was
to receive in return 33,GOO In "money"
that was guaranteed to deceive Uncle
Ham's smoothest experts,he should have
known, In this enlightened age, that he
was romlng her<' to bo a party to a
swindle, in the capacity of the victim.
It 1n an amazing fact that so many
apparently honeat people aro &o easily
led into auch trouble as this young innn i
has Buffered. HJb 5350 in ca?h went o
with tho disappearance of the green r
goods men,and he was not even eoinpen- r
aated with the bogus funds promised, t
i He has paid dearly for his folly, just as b
thousand;* of other victims have done i
before, who have been persuaded that v
they could get rich by buyln:; money a
"guaranteed, to deceive anybody." u
These victims do not come from the
criminal classes, we regret to say, but
aro often . well-meaning, Innocent Indi- 1
virtuals who do not read the newspaper r
warnings against such swindlers, and x
whoso consciences are sorely and sue- 1
cessfully tempted by the smooth tongued ;|
scoundrel, who visits him In his home (1
and persuades him it- is not wrong to
circulate money that Is "Just as perfect 11
as the.real thing."
Tho Groat Steel Combine. r
It turns out that the Carnegie Steel ^
Company is to be the back-bone of the 41
monster^teel combination in process of u
formation, and the capital of which is 11
to be several hundred millions of dol- a
lars. It Is to include several very large li
corporations, with capital ranslng from
twenty to a hundred millions' each, tho
Carnegie Company representing the I
latter Ugure. Mr. Carnegie, It la, alleged,
will retire from business and Mr.
Frlcl: is to conduct matters. . 1
The anouncement is giving rise to a s
great amount of' discussion concerning i]
thin climax of the combination move- (1
ment This one, which is to hav* -for p
its;'back-bond the Carnegie Steel Com- d
pany, is to comhlne also the National
Steel Company, the American Tin Plate o
Company, the American Steel Iloop -c
Company, the American Steel and "Wire J"
Company, the National Tin Plate and (]
Enamel Company, and a number of a
others. Each of the corporations Is c
something of a combine in Itself, ami ?
the whole is to be a combination ot
combines. It Is wide In its scopo and o
will be powerful In Its Influence on the c
steel market, for It will be In practical ^
control.
There have been denials from parties
Interested In the combination that the
plans were formulated, but the latest 1
statements are made on apparently
good authority. One of the authorities
for much of the Information concerning
the proposed combination, President
Gates, of the American Steel and Wire
Company, says the capital may reach
a billion dollars, that it will take in
about all the companies worth having,
and that It Is not a trust, but a combine,
which, as a single distributer, will be a
"good thing and make business better."
It Is stnrorflv linnocl th'nt "Mr t<*
correct in his calculations:.
The near future will develop whether
the biff combinations that are being:
formed will prove a positive benefit to
the country or not. In most cases one
of the causes.' and it may be said th*
principal cause, for the formation of a
number of them, is held to be the depression
of prices resulting from 'lie
competition amon? producers. It all
depends upon the wisdom with which
the control of prices is exercised as to
whether the combines are wise in themselves
or not. That is all In the future.
There Is r.o doubt that a large number
of the new trusts that are trusts
pure and simple havs been created to
make new securities to be sold on the
market for a profit, for great quantities
of the stock are watered. The new steel
organization, however, if the statements
of those who are at the head of
the deals arc to bo taker, is to be classed
anions the more substantial of the
combines, with their capitalization and
stocks based upon actual values, and
formed merely because competition has v
become so great that the competitors jj
find it necessary to place a limit on it tl
by combining. This explains the expression
of President Gates, to the ef- e'
feet that where there is but one dlstribuior
trade will be Unproved and c;
prices sustained. a
If the steel combine is to be conducted
on legitimate lines in this respect,
it may accomplish that benefit. It ccr- b
tainly has the facilities for it. It is
hoped that, while all these events in the 11
business world are taking place, the
necessity of legislation that will prevent
the possibilities of trusts formed for ?
the sole purpose of manufacturing se- ?*
curl ties based on watered stock and Cl
representing practically nothing will f<
nnt f nrt"nf t ..n Thnv nr.-. M
and work great evil. The whole subject
of trusts is one for serious consideration.
a
.-o
The Philippine Situation. *
The news from Manila this morning j
Is good news. The steady advance of I
the Americans in the campaign In f*
northern Luzon carries victory ivith it \
at every point. General MacArtliur'n t
division captured San Fernando, which o
was one of Aguinaldo'c strongholds, 8
without loss, the rebels having evacuated
the place, and as usual set'lirc to \
It. MacArthur's troops now occupy the t
town. 1
Further particulars from the advance j.
of General Law ton's division indicate a
that it has been attended wit ft consid- K
erably more fighting than was at first 1
reported. An Incident which signifies "
how unworthy the Filipinos aro of the t
sympathy they are receiving from cer- v
tain quarters In this country, ia found
in the statement that when Lawton
was attacking the trenches outside of j
Ballnag, he noticed that the Tagals had I
women and children in the trenches to a
prevent the Americans from firing en j r
themselves. He sent Captain Case with i ;
a party undo-* a white flag to warn the t
cowards to take the women and ehll- j*
dren from the position, and the party t
was fired upon. All things considered
the campaign in being pushed rapidly
ana succcsstuuy.
General (late Colonel) Funston has j
again distinguished himself by t;ikih
Han Tom&a with his command, and after
a desperate resistance on the part of n
the Fillplno3. When General Funston n
comes home Kansas will crown him <1
...in. laticnla ti n/1 ihc pftiinfrv will li>1 ri a
| hi (he ceremony. Tho President's j
prompt recognition of his former exploits
by a promotion seems to have Jn'
.' pired the little commander to greater
j efforts.
Even small pox in a family living In
one of Pittsburgh's suburbun towns did
i not prevent "a marriage ceremony comI
Ing off on scheduled time. The father of
tho bride had the disease and tiir whole
family was quarantined. Tho health
Inspector consented that the cercmony
could come off providing that it bo held
'
inder a tree .outside the house,, and no
me present' but the family'and the
nlnlstor. The Instructions being carJed
out, the wedding party re-cntcrcd
he house and the bride and groom >vill
pend their honey-moon In quarantine,
lot being permitted to leave the house
mill the small-pox disappears. There
,re no terrors for those two hearts even
tmler the yellow Hag.
The opening of the Wheeling Park for
he season to-morrow will be a foreunner
of a most succcssful summer at
liln popular resort. Unusual sttraclonn
are listed for the months to qonie,
,ml the new electrical lino will likely
o a business; far beyond anything ever
mown during the operation of the' old
lotor system.
They do things on a big scale In Chi1a.
The dowager empress will hold a
>lg military review in Pekln, and, the
Ispatches say that 2,000.000 men will be
nder arm?. That Is pretty hard to beleve.
Perhaps the correspondent put.
,n extra cipher In his estimate by mistike.
I
lll-.MCY YVATTERSON
Expresses Himself Vigorously on a J
Much-lJlscusKed Question.
Louisville Courier Journal, (Pem.):
'he action of the postmaster general In ]
topping the transmission to the Philippines
of Edward Atkinson's pamphlet |
eslgne? to excite mutiny nmong our
oldIcr?; at the front was not taken a
ay too soon.
There has been too much of that sort
f thing. and if this should not r,top It
teps should be taken to enforce the ,
\\v against U. Our troops In tho Philippines
are not the tribunal which Is to
etermlne our Philippine policy. They j
re there to ohey orders, and no one
an be allowed to Incite them to discontent
or worse by appealing to them as '
n advocate of any particular policy. ;
Mr. Atkinson's argument in defense !
f his course is no argument nt all, ex- j
ept against himsel:'. Th? pamphlets, j
e sayr.. were addressed, one to the
'resident and tho other to the senate,
UNIVERSAL DISARM A
'he Russian Philosopher Thinks that
oner Will t
^sfei
j v mwA j j
According to Count Tollstoi the Unlersr.l
Ponce Conference to meet In.The
[ag?:e this month will be a failure, anil
le great philosopher hna had the tern
ruy 10 express his opinion to tne czar
i person. He says thnt as long as governments
continue to acquire territory-nd
Russia along with the rest seems to
e trying to get rid of al: that she can?
Uernationai conflicts will, be inevita.le.
The count docs not, however, think
bai international disarmament is an
.^possibility. In a recent interview he
ild: "The nations can be disarmed, but
nlv gradually, perhaps in fifty, perhaps j
.1 a hundred years, as, under present i
onditions, It would be national suicide
)r any country to relinquish its nation- I
1 defense."
Tolstoi counsels an annual reduction |
nd were addressed against the policy of j
criminal aggression." But addressing
he President and the senate against
he Philippine policy Is one thing, while
t is quite another thing to so address
he soldiers whose sole duty Is to carry
ut the policy which they are ordered
y the President and Congress to carry i
ut. The- fact, urged by Mr. Atkinson, I
hat his pamphlets are largely rehaahes ]
f matter that has appeared In the Con- I
:re.*s!onal Record, Is not in the least j
ertlnent. Congress is the place where
rpuments for or against any proposed
'hllipplne policy should be made; not
he army; and most emphatically not
he army actively engaged in executing
he orders of the government. Mr. Atinson
may present his arguments, his
ppcals, his demands, his Invectives to
longre&s if he chooses; but when ho ntfmntB
to net them before our soldiers
nd to Influence them from the performnce
of their duty, he violates not only
he- law, but the simplest principles on
rlilch our government rests.
Mr. Atkinson Ir, an intelligent man.
le has n rlcht to his opinion ok to
i-hat shall b? done with .the Philippines,
le has a right to speak for those oplnon.x.
Put he has no right to make his
rgument to the troops.
Mr. Atkinson has lost his hen*!. II Js
tot worth while to visit upon him the
enaltUa of the law which he has
ranpgrcssed. Put It was time to let the
xtremlsts among tho antl-expanslonitfj
know that they wf!l not be permitted
to tranc/jres.^ that Jaw further.
I.iisil}- Engaged.
Detroit Froo Press: "Jones, how do
ou do? I'm deuced glad to see,you.
low are all the folks In the old town?"
"Everybody's well, 1 gue?H."
"And o'.d mm Brown; lie used to
fiake whistles for mo. JJow Is the old
nun? He wns the inopt worthless lnIvidual
I ever knew, i of toil wondered
how' nun. wiuii is no noin^:
"Doing?" Urg\-oiw. })e ain't 'i'timr n
Easy Food
r)in^r\ti Easy to Buy,
ft-1 \v\ E'Myt0 Cook'
| j'V Easy to Eat,
f Easy to Digest.
I^T^/'^uakcr Oals
\ ( At all groccrs
$ in 2-lb. plcgs. only
i
blamed thins. Ho never did do anything."
"And that boy Tom of hi.s. He's, of
course, a man grown now. What's lie
doing?"
"Oh, he's helping the old man."
WOMEN WAGE; EARNERS.
Four Million* of Them in Many Call
in us in ihc United States.
New York Sun: Four million women
in the United States earn their own
bread. They have invaded all occupations,
and one-third of nil persona en- '
gaged in professional services are wo- ,
men. j
Female teachers and professors num- 1
ber one-third of a million, exclusive of ,
tcachers of music, who are 34,510 strong, (
an-l 10,000 artists and teachers of art. j
There are women clergymen.
Journalists number 8S8, %vlth 2,725 .
authors and literary persons. j
Of chemists, assayers and metallur- j
gists- there are two-score lacking one.
J-awyers who are not men are *08.
Female detectives are 270 in num- '
b*r. j
Nineteen women brave the dangers ot
wilds and forests ub trappers and '
guides. 1
Only two women have been discovered
who are veterinary surgeons.
In Texas a woman has the contract r
for carrying the mail from Klffe to
Selrnal Hall. t
Georgia has a woman mail-carrier;
she travels a forty-mile route trl-week- t
ly. Tnls young woman ulao manages
a farm. t
The chamber of commerce, Cincinnati,
has a restaurant, run by three Scots,
women, and they olear about $15,000
yearly, although thoir rental is $5,000
In New Orleans one ot' the (luost or- a
che&trns is composed entirely of women.
t
In Astoria, L. I., many of the-,largest
hot-houses are managed by women. . .
In New York a blacksmith's sho.9 Is
nianagta oy tnrec* young women.
All the salted almonds sold by one r
of New York's larpest groceries are
prepared by a woman, who has a profit- c
able business.
A fact foundry?or an agency for supplying
facte upon any aubjecta at a *
MOT, A LA TOLSTOI.
the Coining Universal 1'eacc Confer- 1
jca Fiasco..
t
s > v
I Ifii: Ml\ l
I \ 'i l'i: I II "
j v
of the military force and the enlistment
only of picked and able-bodied -men of
extraordinary muscular strength and
endurance. He argues that the martial
pro\ves3 of fighting nations can be determined
as well by a small force of
strong, pick *d men as by enormous armies
of soldiers, most of whom arc more
fll to measure dry goods behind store
counters.
It Is expected that Count Tolstoi will
be present at the Peace Conference, as
lie is busy preparing a proposal to the
nations of the world which advises them
I to reduce their military service to a
large extent. Czar Nicholas has promised
to lay the proposal before the disarmament
confcrence, but should his
majesty's health be la such a state as
to prevent his going to The Hague it is
probable that lie will send a special
messenger to act in his stead.
n
j short notice?la the industry of two
! Chicago women.
Packing trunks Is a St. Louis woI
man's industry. c
A conservatory and rose garden In
I Elmlra, New York, is owned and manj
aged by a woman.
At the Young Women's Christian As
| soelation, In Philadelphia, two young t
women are in charge of the elevators. '
I Women writ-servers are employed s
with success. s
j Buffalo has a woman contractor, who n
is also n quarry owner; she is the only c
f^n:ale member of the building cx- t
change.
A Jersey City woman supports herself c
by painting signs.
A Louisiana woman makes her living 1
by raising mint. I
I The woman manager of a California
! Insurance agency Is credited with the
largest salary paid to any woman? j.
$10,000 a year. v
| A French-Canadian woman Is making
her broad by cobbling frthoes at Lewiston,
Me.
I A successful raneh-ownor in Knnsas
is a woman. There Is a saying to the
effect that In I^nnsas there Is no inter- r
est. no profession, no trade and no deal .
without a. woman In It.
In Bo?ton nre two largo advertising .
agencies, the moml>ers of both firms
being women, and all their employes are v
women.
In a Now England factory women nre
employed as plnno-rnakors. S
Women are employed by several west
crn railroads to tend switches.
Upholstering Is a trade women aro
learning. '
Writing love-letters at po much n lot- cj
tr-r Is one way of earning a livelihood.
Consulting fashion expert Is one St.
TV)uls woman's occupation. ^
On" of the largest ilower Importing
establishments In New York is man- <agfd
by women.
An <>nlire block of houses In New 1
York was papered by a young woman
who takes the contract for mich work ^
from builders.
About .100 girls are employed In the
harness trade In Now York. . s
IvKcused ol'llic Double Quirk. /
SI. Louis Republic: Kohert Ilrent, of ^
Judge Fluher's court. told In his quiet
way this remlnlnce;ic<?:
"linn uO.nt. .11 111 t?a MaaiIo
on the bench n lot of JurorH were being
examined by the Judge <>n application to 0
be cxcused from Jury nervine. In those \\
dnyr. ivhen the Jurors ivouhl h<> told to
present their excuses u lot of them
would riwnrni around the Judge's bencli i
and the Judge would have a confidential .
tall: with each. '
"On this occasion a Juror n.?ked to be
^ alBSOMJyEEVS
Makes the food more de
L?_ , ROYAt DAKINO rOW
ixciwed on the ground that lie was n
nurse, and was engaged in nursing a
5atient.
" 'That Ik no excuse,* said th.-* Judge.
There are plenty of nuraes, and another
nurse can be gotten to take your
)laee.'
" 'Not In this ease,' said the Juror.
""'Why- should there be a difference
between this case and any other? What
is the matter with the man you are
mrslng?"
" 'He has the smallpox.'
"Get' out of here,* roared the Judge,
ind he drew baok from the rail on
ivhlch he had been leaning.,'How dare
r*ou come in here?'
"The Juror left, find he was given
ilcntf.' of room lo eel out. you may
est assured."
POINTED PA HAG HAVHS.
Do your noble acts to-day and your
nean ones, to-morrow.
Complaint is wore apt to excite conempt
than sympathy.
Some people make the best of everyhlnR
and others take it.
A man's enemies nre few if his relaives
all speak well of him.
Most men prefer to have their pet theirles
tested by some one else.'
A woman extracts love from a man as
l duty and confers it as a favor.
When a matrimonial en^ag^ment is
>roken it is a case of heart failure.
People who never make mistakes are
langerous persons to associate with.
Without charity for the defects of hunanivy
there would be no self-esteem.
Ananias was probably the .first to ilkover
that truth is stranger than fiction.
The pain of parting is experienced by
he small boy when his mother combs
lis hair.
The individual whp can move from
Jhicngo to St. Louis without complainng
is a true philosopher.
The lion'f. share is that part of an esate
which l? not visible after the lawers
pet through with it.
Just us a man L* about to hit the
Idewalk after falling" from the roof of a
hlrteen-Ktory building, nothing so thorughly
satisfies him as a sudden avvalcnlng
to the fact that he Is safe at home
s bed.?Chicago Daily News.
INFLECTIONS OF A BACHELOR.
No one can be either wholly selfish or
wholly unselfish till he is in love.
A man may like to make it hot for his
nemies, but the devil makes it hot for
tis friends.
A man once dreamed that his wife
reated him almcist as. well as she did
he cat. Then he woke up.
What a woman puts Into her mouth is
he best index to her character, and the
ray she puts it In is the best evidence
;f her breeding.
If the average minister could have a
urn at being the Deity his last act
vould probably be to turn the world
jack again just like he found it, and
csign.?New York Press.
Sayings of Children.
"Ma. I'm at the head of my class."
How's.that. Dick?" "Teacher says I'm
he worst of all ttye bad boys in school."
-Philadelphia Inquirer.
Mr, Baldpatc (to bashful)?What's the
natter, tittle man? Has the cat got
our tongue? -Tom?Naw. Has she got
our hair??New York Journal
Sunday School Toucher?What was
ho sons of the three children while
hey were in the fiery furnace? Tommf
mart?1 'spose. mum; It ;vas.- "A Hot
"ime in the* Old Town To-night."?Exhange.
Auntie?Do you Ilk? school. Tommy?
rom-m^I'-like Sunday school best.
That's a good little boy. So you really
ike Sunday school best?" "Yes'm. it
nly comes once a week"?Philadelphia
Record. <
Teacher?"When little George Washncton
told the truth about cutting
lown the cherry tree his father forgave
dm. Now, Johnny, what lc&ion doet?
his teach us? Johnny?That we can
'ten avoid trouble oy burying the
latchet-.?Chicago News.
Big Sister (shouting to Bobby)?Balitee!
You're wanted to do an errand!
lobby (shouting back)?Tell mother I
an't do it now; I'm busy. Big Sister?
t'a not mother who wants you; it's
athcr. Bobby (hastily)?All right. Tell
dm I'm coming.?Tit-Bits.
"What are you laughing at?" exclaimed
the schoolmaster. "Please,
ir," said the boy, "I'm laughing at
low tunny it' would be If one of the
toys put a. bent Din on vour ch.-iir arid
on discovered It before?In time, sir,
nd thou whipped him."?Exchange.
Small Girl Philosopher.
Cfc'.cago Journal: A little niue-ycar>ld
girl lay on the loung* In a sunny
window, swathed In blankets.
She was enjoyhni a brief respite from
he twinges of Inflammatory rheunaIsm,
and her eyes were following the
Igures of her scientific papa, who was
triding up and down the floor of the
tudy adjoining. He had been writing
, lecture to deliver before -the Woman's
:lub and was rehearsing It. He talked I
loqu^ntly . and throw out his arms.
Environment moans jnuch in the scale
if human happiness," l\e was saying,
'but heredity is always creeping in to
>aflle the most glorious environment,
leredity "
A piping voice stopped him.
"Papa," called the nin?-ycar-old; "did
our mother have inflammatory rheuaatism?"
"I suppose, dear," said her father.
"Did 01 ft* Grandma Green?"
"I shouldn't wonder."
"DM my grandpas'"'
"I guess -so," said the absent-minded
nan, and then came to his senses at
icaring the child say:
"Papa, I must never get married. This
s a pretty bad thing, and* it may as
,-cll stop here as any place."
A Trago<ly.
?l\o passed ree in the crowded square,
And on hor Utile face forlorn ,
1 caught ;; glimmer of despair
Her childish brow bad never worn,
ret as she llahtly f.mlled at me
I saw the old half wistful nlr
itlll lurking In hor sea blue eyes;
For I bad known hor as a child,
knd ere she grew so worldly wise.
When she was Ilk? a flower and fair,
Vn two bad wandered, fr?-o and wild,
Down bills that faced the sea.
)l<. elw. wild ~1.?
And knew ouch hill anil highland placo
*rom April Rroon to autumn >;nl<l
I raw no through the ?lrlftIi?k rain.
Vlth routfo ujion her chlldlwh faco
To hide a shallow Qf tho pain
ui'l all tho airlni: sorrow there!
Yet with tho same old queenly tread
ihe faded down tho dnrknilmr sipiaro
Amid the nU;ht flu- knew too well,
uul like tho stateliest flower that fjrows
Hho held her queenly lltlte head.
Hid still, U seemed, from thai poor rose
An old sweet perfume fell.
-Arthur J. Strlnner In Harper's Masa7.1
tie.
VOI'K dinner. If nocnnipnnlod hy
look'K Imperial Champagne K.xtra Dry
111 be dlpcBtlble and sntlufnctory,
oy^.3 wo x?_ :i: y. . ?
lrr.ro tho A 'iia Kir?1 Hi" AlMB BOIO'ii
I iARSNG ;
fmm?
>UBE
Sicious and wholesome j
I th
oiv co.. he* yokx. g
= pr
I'ASSINC PI.KASANl'KIES. th
Home Maid?Wllklns?Deuced pretty Stl
girl I snw nt your window. Is she for- .
elgn? Hllklns?N6; u domestic.?Brook- in
I.vn Life.
Hp?Then I go?and for ever. She?
c<vlth remarkable composure)?Very
well! But don't call to-morrow evening.
for I sha'n't be in.?Tit-Bits.
The Doctor?Let the little fellow yell
oil he wants to. Crying causes a
baby's lungs to expand. The FatherThen.
by gum. I'm an antl-expan^Ion- >Y<
tot.?Chicago News.
Rich Uncle?Are you always so quiet.
WJMJe? WUJJe?Xo; but ma said she'd
give me u. quarter If 1 behaved and
didn't say anything about vour bald
head.?Harper'." Bazar.
Teacher?X\\ Nellte, I am sure Kour
mother would not want you to say fiuch If
things. Kellie-rBut you don't know 11(1
my mother as well as I do. You never
saw her except in company.?Boston
Transcript.
Crag*?Did you tell Simpers you
thought 1 was a man without any'balance?
Butts-?Well, I naturally Inferred
thai If you had a balance you would
draw on It for the amount you owe ine. . .
?Philadelphia North American. '
Another Resemblance.?"You dis- ???
guaUn? creature!"'exclaimed the plnlt ^
and white young woman who met him ^
at the door. "You are as repulsive as? A
as a caohage worm!" "Yes'm," replied &
Ttiffold Knutt, who was on hie Journey y
westward. "An' I'm a good deal like a x
cabbage worm, b'sldcs. I'm eatln' my a
way into the interior, ma'me.'V-Chlcago
.ill nunc. <Jj>
Economy.?Patient?What are your ?
charges, doctor? Dr.?My terms are $3
a visit, madnme. Pattent?Is that for
both the rheumatism and malaria? Dr. <\>
?Yes. Patient?'Well, times arc hard
now. and money does not fetch the in- X
terest it used to. Suppose you let the &
rheumatism stand, and cure only the 4>
malaria.?Harlem Life. $
Xotso Dumb us' lie Claimed. %
I Philadelphia Record: A man has been
I soliciting alms with much success In ^
Consohoclcen, his appeal for aid being x
| made on a placard hung from his neclc, &
which said: "I was struck dumb In a y
powder explosion and have a wife and v
I child dependent upon me. I am unable }
to work, and your donation will be re- ,I>
turned double fold." After he had re- < >
celved assistance In Murray's carpet 4'
' factory he got into the store room by ^
mistake. The door of this room is with- \
out a knob, and. owing to the dark color
of the partition, is hard to find. Af- y
ter feeling around for a time without $
finding the way out the "dumb" man ^
i blurted out: "Where the devil's the
door?" Had he not then accidentally < >
found the door he would have been as- <;>
sisted out in a hurry by a number of Y
1 employe.-? who heard the exclamation. X
The ^lofhers of Men. . <f>
I The bravest battle that ever was fought! ^
Shall I tell you where and when7 x
On the maps of the world you will llnd X
It not? x
| 'Twas fought by the mothers of men. x
Nay. not with cannon or battle shot,
With sword or nobler pen;
| Nay, not with eloquent words or thought
1 From mouths of wonderful men!
Hut deep In a walled-un woman's heart?
I Of a utftnan that would not yield.
I Hut bravely, silently bore hnr paYt-- .
I.o, there Is that battle-Held!' .
I No marshaling troop, no bivouac song, ore
No banner to gleam and wav<?;
Hut oh! these battles they last no long?
From baby hood to the grave.
Yet. faithful still as a bridge 01' stars, Silv
I She lights In her walled-un town?
Fltrhts on and on In the endleas wars,
, Th?>n, tllent, unseen, goes down.
B ta
Oh. ye with banners nnd battle shot,
And soldiers to shout and praise!
i I WW you the klngltest victories fought r-i,
j V.'ere fought In these silent ways.
I Oh. spotless woman In a world of shame,
, \Vith splendid and silent scorn.
Go back to God a,s white as you came?
i The klngllcst warrior born!
-JOAQUIN MILLER.
TirEBK Is more Catarrh In this secI
tlon of the country than all other dlsj
eases put together, and until the. last
j few years was supposed to be Incurable. i
! For a front man*.- years doctors pro- .
j nouneed it a local disease, nnd pre|
scribed local remedies, and by constantly
falling: to cure with local treatment.
pronounced it Incurable. Science
has proven catarrh to be a constitution- 1
ol disease, and therefore requires eon[
stltutlonal treatment. Hall's Catarrh
Cure, manufactured by F. J. Cheney &
j Co., Toledo, Ohio, Is the only constitutional
cure on the market. It Is taken
internally In doses from ten drops to a
, toasnoonful. It acts directlv on th*
blood and mucous surfaces of the system.
They offer one hundred dollars for Son
nny case It foils to cure. Send for olrcu- r~
I la rs and testimonials. Address,
F. J. CHEXEY & CO.. Toledo, O.
Sold by druggists. 75c.
, Hull's Family Pills are the best.
A It All 13 OPPORTUNITY. ^
To Secure a Complete Set of Encyclo- ?q
podia ISritannicn.
Frank Stanton is offering the public a pi
fine chance to secure the Encyclopedia
j Briummca, complete in thirty superb
j octavo volumes. This Includes {he re- ,
| cent supplement of five volumes of particular
interest to Americans.
For a short time this standard work 1
Is ofiVred ot "0 per cent less than It was
j sold by a leading Chicago dally paper
' and on easier terms.
Th? Encyclopedia Britannica is on
exhibition In Frank Stanton's store, and
they will l)e glr.d to show it to any one.
If you cannot come In person, write ,
them, arid they will be glad to send you
by mull full particulars about the work ' I
ar.d the great offer of the above enter- I
prising Arm.
They have only a limited number of ^
pots, however, nnd if interested, you J
yh'.uld Investigate at once. ***
annoijncEHNT :
N
We have succccdcd the
vmum CARRIAGE CO. and
arc now in the murkct HP
with the finest line of *
CARRIAGES,
BUGGIES ' W|]
WAGONS
ii. :
of all descriptions In the {
state> at the lowest prices,
workmanship and quality o.'f
considered. -?
DONALDSON, MORGAN SCO., ^
Successors to
DONALDSON CARRIAGE! CO.,
our .Hprclflltyi III 2110.2114
UI-PA1UIN0. Ill Main Street
wlt&s *p|i<
3 la not.
You Want An
>-to-Date
Piano
at embodies all modern imovements
and everythin!
at should be found in ;
rictly first-class high grade
strume'nt, buy the
StuStz &
Bauer...
>nH<*rfnl Tnrtrv
Beautiful Design.
Marvelous Action
SOLD ONLY BY
iliigan, Wilkin & Co..
1138,1H0 and 1142 Market St.
jOawn Sale.
Lawn |
v?Sa!ej
TO-DAY. |
?
. Koechiin s iBesl <
French Organdies <>
-I0c |
A YARD. 1
' .I
If you can use 40-cent |
Lawns, for- 10 cents, f;
come early, |
ijj
J.S. I
?IfojniAae I
&L CO, |
JZtquort.
WHISKIES
good, but some ore better than others.
We Sell the Best.
er Age Rye,
51.50 per quart, $6.00 per gallon,
r Creek Rye,
SI.OO per quart, S4.00 per gallon,
inet Rye,
75c per quart, S3.00 per gallon.
Wo guarantee these Whiskies to bo
pure and old. and on every order of
one gallon or over.
We pey all charqcs,
and ship by express or freight, depending
on the distance. No chargo
for packing, or shipping, either.'
Try a sample gallon?we know wo
:an please^you.
MAX_ KLE0N,
u;L _ i i
mioiesaie Liquors,
82 federal Street, Allegheny, Pa.
d for'complete catalogue, mailed free.
Puritan 9a* flange.
atering
r
picures
ivas explained by a leading New
Vork restaurateur as simply meaning
the best food combined with
The Best
Cooking.
3f course it follows that there is
but one perfect way to cook, and
:hat is by the
Duritan Gas Range..
3all and get booklet entitled "How
o Select a Gas Range.
esbitt&Bro.,
Snaurance.
realT estate
itle Insurance.
you purchnse or make a loan on real
luto have the tlllo Insured l>y the
IEELINQ TITLE & TRUST CO.
No. 1305 Market Street.
M. ltl'SSKLL President
\ STIF1SL Secretary
. RAWLING.Vice President
. II. TUACY Ass't. Secretary
t. E. GILCHRIST..Kxawliyr of Tit lea
Storaije.
cling; Warehouse & Storage Co.,
Safe. Convenient Depository for
Household Goods nnd
General Merchandise.
Unexcelled ltallrond Facilities.
Transfer Wagons Will Call.
>ne 310. IGIG-IG20 ChuuUne St.
- 1
Dicio jidvcrtiscment*. I
" -"WORLD ~
j una...
POLISH ?r Es.
No liquid preparation required.
It give* a tine, xiurable hinro.
Price lOca box?3 for 25c.
Sold by K. H. LIST, Druggist,
' 1010 Main Street.
FOB RENT. '
Eluht-room dwelling, opposite Eclis
Point. Large lot. Modern oonvonlrncf,
][ Monument Place, Kim Grove. One of
the handsomest places out the pike.
1 FOR SALE,
a Nine-room dwelling,' Pleasant Valley. aii
" modern conveniences,
Lot SI foot front Ify SCO feet deep. p*.
client barn. (This is a choice rvsldtnco
property).
* NORTON $ COMPANY,
16 Exchange Bank Building.
lows
ABROAD?
2217 Market St.,
to learn where to go, how to f?o, how to
travel, how to sec, how to stay.
* HYGEIA DAIRY.
Frcpty Milk 6c per quart
Creain . ...10c per pint
Freph Country Butter 20c per poun-l
Fresh Ejoth. 2 dozen for 25c',
Milk received from the forms twice daily.
otirirouii, i iic milkman," i
1610 Market St.
= STANDARD MALE QUARTETTE,
OF WHEELING, W. VA.
Open to sing at Concerts, Receptions.
Musicals, ctc. For terms apply to
PItOr. T. LLEWELYN WILLIAMS,
fe4 1310 Market Strejt.
VERONICA WATER,
JUST RECEIVED ? CASES
FRESH FROM THE SPRING. ,
44 Cents Per Bottle. $3 Per Dozen.
GOETZE'S DRUGSTORE,
_ Market and Twelfth Streets.
REMEMBER....Wo lmvo
SPONGES, CHAMOIS SKINS,
FEATtlCK DUSTERS. AMMOMA
and SAPOLIO. una for that *
coppcr'boiler NEW YORK POU
ISH. Will shine It like a mirror.
K. H. List' Drug Stone,
1010 Main Street.
T. PROFITS..."
Of Farming, Gardening and Fruit Cul.
ture Depend on Good Crops, and they
in turn depend upon
GOOD FERTILIZERS.
The uniformly BEST for all crops ao3
all soils is for sale and guaranteed by
WALTER MARSHALL,
Wheeling, W. Va.
Correspondence invited.
NOTICE.
Special Meeting Ohio Valley Trades
Assembly*
The members of the Ohio Valley
Trades Assembly are hereby notified
that there, will be a special meeting ot
the Assembly on Sunday, the 7th Inst.,
at 7:30 p. m.. to make all the necessary
arrangements/or themass meeting to be
given in sympathy with the striking
street car employes the latter part of
next week..: .
T. V. SALISBURY. Secretary.
M. F.-TIGHE. President.
_ my 5 r
We Have Said Nothing
Lately About . . . . .
Blank Books,
Not because fhere was nothing to say,
but we thought nearly every BOOKKEEPER,
SECRETARY or OFFICE
MAN when h.> THINKS of Blank Books
or Ofllce Supplies TII1NJCS OF STANTON'S.
Wo know we have the stock and
variety, nnrt feol certain our prices ara
right. Our man will call upon you It you
desire to talk It over with him.
CTi MTfli&I'C OLD CITY
OlftlYI.UW O BOOKSTORE.
Lawn Mowers.
We arc pleased to state that we have
secured -the agency for the famou
line of Lawn Mowers as made tf
the Coldwell Lawn Mower Co.,
Newburgh, N. Y., and if you neti
a Lawn Alower we thoroughly recommend
this make as the very best
on the market.
GEO. VV. JOHNSON'S SONS,
1210 Main Street.
Surety Bonds===AIfred Paiill.
IF YOU WANT
A BOND
As Executor. Trustee, Administrator,
Guardian, Receiver, Assignee or in
Replevin, Attachment Cases, etc.,
As a Contractor,
As a United States Ofllclal.
As a State, County or Municipal Ofllclal.
As an Ofllcer of a Fraternal Society,
As an Kninlovee -of a Hank, Corporator
or Mercantile Establishment?
We will furnish It. and In the larsest
company in thr world, anjl only forolpn
company authorized to transact this char?Cti>r
rtf Ir, \V?c?
ALFRED PAULL, 1120 Market St.
7 1ST OF LETTERS REMAINING IN'
the postoillce at Wheeling. Ohio
county. W. Va., Saturday. April 29. To
obtain any of the following the applicant
must ask for advertised letters, giving
dato of list:
LADIES* LIST.
Adams. Mis? TesMcHall, Mrs. Mary Boll
Buchanan, Miss An- Murray. Mrs. Wm
na Myers, Miss Annie
Carmen, Mrs. B., I'astorus, Mrs. Molly
Cochrill, Miss? Ma-ShnucK. Mrs. Leorlo
J.. nore
Denlston. Mrs. Mack Shnfer, Mrs.
Fahnstock, Miss Thomas, Miss Katie
Emma Wine, Miss 3ante
GENTLEMEN'S LIST.
Bowman. James Mitchell. R. Gas
Boworsock. r. B., Miller, If., (M. 1M
Beekl. Jacob Noble, B. G.. (M. D.)
Brozovac, Jura Poland. George
Brast, Ed.. Reed, George Mm
Clark, Roll.e Robinson. Cal
Cochrln, N. S.. Rankin. F. r\.
Cross. O. 1... Shirley, L. E.,
Curtis Ishman Styles, Judge
Foster, Ed. B., Shepnrd. 11. L?
Gray. Thomas Storey, \V. M.,
Hawly, W. 11.. Sands, A., (M. D.)
FIRMS.
Zlcgler lirothCT5.
GEORGE WISE. I*. M. _
fllvLYLLUHNb \m I'KtMINb
I KOK
i Amateur Photographers.
Mail Orders Solicited.
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.^.SPECIALS.-...
Fresh Neufchatel Cheese.
Fregh Philadelphia Cream Cheese.
JunfiptfjTablcts, or Rennet.
ALBERT fcTOLZE & CO.,
1117 Market Street.

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