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WHEELING. JUNE Id. 11)00. s
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General Buckner's Views. v
General S. B. Buckner, of the dls- v
-*? ?.J VAntilnbv U'hlll> In I
llObltu ovate v> ....
New York the other day gave an Inter- I
estlng talk to a reporter. General a
Buckner was the vice presidential can- 1
tiidata on the Gold Democracy ticket In f
1886, and his Impression Is that the f
opponents of Bryan would not put a t
ticket in the Held this fall. "But c
much," said he, "will depend upon the t
action of the conventions at Philadel- t
phla and Kansas City." General Buck- s
ner maintained that the Gold Demo- r
crats was as strong?stronger If any- n
thing?as they were four years ago; and
that while It is true that some who I
voted with the Gold Democracy or for S
McKlnley have returned to the Demo- e
cratlc fold, many recruits have been
gained. Said the general: "We fought f<
for a principle in 1S96 and arc prepared P
to make another struggle, If necessary, t:
Neither General Palmer nor myself had fc
any idea of being elected, but we believed
we would succeed in saving tha d
country. That we did do and we have b
also brought about the adoption of the s
gold standard. The free and unlimited v
coinage of silver at the ratio of 16 to 1 d
is dead as an issue, but the Bryanltes
may try to make it one." d
In speaking of Kentucky, General v
~ ? flmnlv hoi toVr>r1 thnt C
tOUtAllCl MtlU UG ui U1V . ..v. ?
Kentucky would give Its electoral vote c
*o McKlnley, owing: to the strong feel- p
ing against Goebellsm and Us attending v
Iniquities. As to the attempt to convict n
the assassin of Goebel, the eminent
Kentuckian said: "I don't thlr.k that f
the Goebelites want to catch the real s
murderer. They have $100,000 of blood li
money, and they will use it tQ convict t
any politician in high place whom they v
.want to get rid of. They will manage s
to get any testimony that they want I
and will prove that the person whose u
conviction they desire was In the state li
i house at Frankfort when the shot was k
flred, even if he was miles away at the o
time." a
The St Louis Strike.
One of the most cowardly Incidents r
of the St Louis street car strike was the
attempt of Governor Stephens, of Mis- J
souri, to shift the blame on the Republican
mayor for not using his best en- r
tieavors to suppress the lawlessness. h
The truth of the matter is that Mayor 1
Zlegenheira was practically powerless,
as he had no control over the police, all 1
authority being vested In a Democratic *
police board, appointed by Governor 0
Stephens. The governor's statement
cannot be reconciled with his expression
during the earlier days of the strike
that "the rioting and bloodshed are duo
to a little group of Democratic politicians,
who hope to profit by the dis- a
turbances." It is also quite different
from the recent declaration of f he Dem- c
ocratlc president of the police board of Q
Bt Louis, appointed by Governor 0
Stephens, who made the following de- y
claratlon: 'There has been a whole lot
of politics in this strike, and I regret to
say the trouble comes from members of g
my own party. When*the score of this J,
strike Is paid, no small share of Its j
continuance will belong to the Demo- 'c
'eratic politicians, who are taking ad ..o?,acrn
of th? situation and trying to
make political capital out of It." -5
St. Louis is a Republican city, but the
Democratic legislature has so legislated j,
that It cannot govern its own police, and
the attempt" of Governor Stephens to
make political capital out of the (lis- 1
tresslng affair Is one of the boldest c
pieces of demagogy ever perpetrated. 1
Exportation of Coal.
The United States in 1S99, by passing ^
England, became the largest producer 1
of coal in the world, and from this
point we move to another one of greater
Interest in becoming a large exporter
of coal. In this West Virginia has a 3
shore to some extent with marveloui< J
oossiblltles ahead. These facts lend c
special interest to an elaborate discussion
of the world's coal product,
published by the bureau of statistics of "
the treasury department In the April
number of the monthly summary of c
commerce and finance, which states
that exportation^ of coal from th". \
United States In the ten months endln;: *
with April were nearly 50 percent larger ^
than those of the some month* of the
preceding fiscal year and 80 per c nt
larger than those of the corresponding ^
?nt nfis u-hllr> ntir total nroduc- |.
infill"" VI
tJon for 1808 wan not only thr? largjut in ](
our history but larger than that of any
other country in the world.
For the first tlrnr? the Unit';] Stat?* f
figures show a larger production than i
the British figures for th'?! sam?! period.
The significance of this fact cannot be
over-estimated. Coal Is now mor* than t
ever "the-materJal energy of a country, c
the universal the fftclpr in ?v*i*y, t
hlng we do." The rulatlvo abundance I
r scarcity of coal, therafore, is the trust
index of a country's position among
in industrial rivals. According to reent
information steamera have been
harterrd to carry coal from Africa to
It. Petersburg and Stockholm, as well
s to Italian, French and German ports.
Vhile these exports may bo due mainly
o the present abnormal conditions of
ho British coal market, there is no
oubt that in time this country will bo
ailed upon to supply an even larger
art of the coal needed by foreign lnustrial
countries, which, until recently,
tave been drawing upon the British
utput. This Is the more probable since
ost of production and prices of coal
how a falling tendency for this counry,
whereas tho opposite holds true of
European coal producing countries.
Modern Medical Miracle.
The complete recovery of a man with
. broken neck Is one of tho marvels of
nodern medical science. Thin is the
ase of young Duryea, tho son of the
wealthy starch manufacturer of New
fork. Durvea*b uhvsiclans reuard his
ecovery as little short of a miracle. His ,
ase has attracted attention all over the j
vorld, and Is one of the most fingular
a the annals of medical practice. His
emarkabla condition to-day Is the reult
of a rare operation performed In I
toosevelt Hospital on September 18, J
899. Physicians and surgeons In all
arts of the country have awaited with j
:een interest the outcome of the efforts
hat have been made to save the athete's
The Injury baflled his physicans for '
veeks ,and several times they gave up I
41 hope of saving his life.
They obtained X-ray pictures of his
pine, however, and thus located his inury
so accurately that the operation
k'htch was believed might be successful
fas decided to be possible.
Duryea broke his neck while attemptng
to dive off the steps of the Casino
it Oyster Bay on Sunday, August 7,
899. He could move neither hand nor
oot, and he lay in the water until his
rfend, alarmed at his failure to come
o the surface, pulled him out. He was
onscious when taken out, and said he
hought his neck was broken. He was
aken to his home, but his life was depalred
of. Several of the most emilent
physicians in the city were sum
He was removed to a private room in
toosevelt Hospital and his fight for life
peedlly won the admiration and interst
of his own and other physicians.
He lay with his head in a plaster cast
or six weeks before the operation was
erformed. About the ninth day after
he accident he grew weaker and on the
enth he became delirious.
His temperature arose to 104 and the
octors said then that he would probacy
not live through the night. To the
urprJse of all, however, he began to get
rell and was soon considered out of all
Then came the operation. About a
ozen medical men were present and 11
fas over in forty minutes. The sur*ons
had to lay bare the delicate spinal
ord, and the slightest movement on the
art of the patient during the operation
ould have meant death. Duryea did
lot take ether.
The X-ray disclosed the fact that the
ractured vertebra was pressing on the
pinal cord. The surgeons took out the
iminae of fifth and sixth vertebrae and
hus restored in a large measure the
sridth of the canal through which the
pinal cord passes. From that time on
Juryea began to recover. He now sits
iprlght, wheels himself about the room
n his chair, and can write and use a
:nlfe and fork. He expects to regain
41 his old strength, and even talks of
thletics again.
Four years ago Thomas Brackett
teed was a prominent candidate for the
'residency at St. Loui3, but of late
ears he has been lost In New York.
Jtrange as it may appear, this once
lowerful and brainy politician's name
ias never been before the public until
he other day Columbia university conared
it up by conferring the degree of
D. upon him. But then everybody
mows why ex-Spcaker Reed dropped
ut of the glare of public life.
The Kentucky Democrats in convenion
at Louisville were compelled to
umlliate themselves by confessing that
he Goebel election law was Iniquitous
nd ought to be modified.
The preliminary work of tho Republian
convention Is practically finished,
nd Philadelphia Is now waiting with
utstretched arms for the arrival of
3Mir. Bryan denies the accusation of tho
ecretary of state of tho alleged Filipino
overnment that he wrote to Aguinnldo.
Ir. Bryan's simple denial Is all-sufllient.
It will take 190,778,972 to run New
'ork city this year. No wonder Croker
loesn't care who runs tho country so
jng as he can have a finger in that pile.
The Democrats of Hawaii ara organzing
to send a delegate to tho Kansas
!ity convention. Shades of Paramount
llount! what are they doing that for?
Vermont Democrats endorsed Bryan,
ait by some oversight failed to mention
Jewey. This neglect of his home state
9 In the nature of a spurn.
The Porto RIcan tariff law has been
,{firmed by United States Diatrict
ydge Townsend, of New York, to be
Hon. will be nomllated
for vice president at Philadelphia.
Jo Wiser choice couiti be mad3 by the
That stalwart Republican Journal, the
Jew York Press, is afflicted with a bad
ase of rabie3 over the vice presidential
Really the boom of the Hon. Timothy
Voodruff for the vice presidential nomnation
Is nothing short of the ridlcuoils.
tfu~ r1lar>ln?iir:>n hfivn Ureelnl
Ii il nil Inl jroeclna flsht In T-mimany
i,ill. "Co It > ! man; Ro It bear."
It would Im well fur all ftrand JurlM
n follow thu wcunplo / t by Ih Queen's
nunty, Nmv York. body, which proneed
Its deliberations by Im vlntf tha
prosecuting attorney read a chapter
from the Bible.
Bryan now favors rewriting tho Chicago
platform. That means a straddle
of tome tort.
The supreme trouble in the Democratic
camp is, what shall bt done with
j Towne. v-1
Bryan has enough votes to DOBlhltr,
but not enough to elect.
| Respectfully Referred. fi
To the Editor of the Intelllgeaoer*
SIR . ?Wonder if Fairmont or Marion
I county has anybody else thejr .'want
nominated? if 00 let them trot him
out. We think there are one-or'two
; more counties In thitf state. If wrong,
let us hear from you. ' W?
I Morgantown June 14.
That Parkersburg preaChe? who
prayed In the Democratic State convention
that the days of the demagogue
might be made short, and that brains
might take the place of boodlvtfad it
In for Candidate Holt and hit boodling
backers.?Weston Independent
It was a happy thought on the part
oi inc uepubiicans to Invito to this
year's national convention the ?urv|vors
of the first Republican convention
held in Philadelphia, in 1856. There will
be some hearty cheers given to the veterans.?Charleston
Mall Tribune.
Even in the city of Parkarsburg
which hag reformed (?) city government
any Christian gentleman can get
a sip of tea at an unusually late hour
at night or unnecessarily early in the
morning.?Calhoun Chronicle.
"We are proud of the personnel of the
leaders of the Republican party In Doddridge
county. None of them, so far
as the party's aid and work are concerned.
are like the Englieh lord who
refused to save a young lady from
drowning because he had not been pre|
viously introduced to her. We elmply
: mean by this that the leaders of the
Republican party of this county don't
wait to be petted and groomed In order
to get their assistance in the interest
of their party's candidates. They nre
ready to work for party success at any
and, all ties.?West Union Oil Derrick.
Inconsistent again. The Democratic
party in this state acted in favor of
trusts and corporations Inat week in
nominating Judge Jjohn H. Holt for
governor.?rniuppi uepuoucan.
The boys seem to have faith drawn
from some Inconceivable source that
the price of oil will soon rise. They
keep right on going after it as if certain
of the substantiality of thl? faith
and the certainty of their expectations
being realized.?Oil Review.
The customary reports that microbes
lurk In kisses, ice cream and soda water
are being put In circulation. But statistics
show that neither of the three
has suffered diminution of popularity.?
Bluetleld Telegraph.
The only imitation of love is the real
The pen is mightier than the sword,
but it was a sword that nibbed the first
The average woman has an Idea that
the government ought to let her send
anything by mall from a Jelly roll to a
guinea pig.
A woman Is generally pretty hapnv
during the first hour or so that she tries
to buy a new hat that looks well on her
Not even a homeless cat In a back alley
look*: as mean and dragyly as a
girl that gets caught out In a rain with
lnw shn..q and brown stockings on.?
New York Press.
There never was a man who had softening
of the brain that didn't think he
was in love.
There is something In being a port
or a woman that makes them hate to
kill a mouse.
Every man. at some time in his life,
has treated some one woman so badly
he ought to be scalped.
There ought to be a society to punish
men who wear chln-whlskera by making
them presents of diamond stud*.
Love after marriage is about a."
much like It was before ao the oolored
vegetables you see in the seed catalogue
ar<? like the ones you raise In your own
backyard.?New York Press.
Wise is the man who knows he is Ignorant.
Experience must be a high school
It's surprising how thin some tall
stories are.
A river bed Is apt to be well supplied
with iprlngs.
nniiut'ss fcuyiv ??c "??s? ?..?.?*
who worry about It.
The man who suspect! his neighbors
is not above suspicion.
Fault is one of the things frequently |
found where It is not.
Queer, Isn't it that water always
freezes with the slippery side up.
There would be a greater demand for
"free" things If they didn't cost aoi
The great wall of China Is said to b*
the largest piece of porcelain In the j
It was an Irishman who told his
sweetheart that he couldn't sleep for
dreaming of her.
A chronic loafer Alls a place In soclety
corresponding to that occupied by
a weed in the vegetable kingdom.
If you do a man a favor and then refuse
to do him another, It will make
him twice as angry as if you refused
the first.?Chicago News.
Effect Marred.?"Fellow cltlsens." I
tho impassioned orntor exclaimed, hold-'
lng his hand aloft, "I stand right by
the platform." "What's the matter
with standing: on it?" piped a thin j
voice In tho crowd.?Chicago Tribune.
Mr. Crabtree.?"Old Meaaley Curmudgeon
died yesterday, and hla wife
passed away two hours later, it makes
no montlon of the ailment." "She was
probably 'tickled to death.* "?Brooklyn
Money With Wings.?Tenderfoot?Ts
It a fact that miners are unable to keep
the money they make? Miner?Sure
thing! If they make too much of it to ,
lose gambling they run for the United
States senate.?Detroit Journal.
Taglelgh?I soe tbero Is a melodrama
coming out with real water and real
icebergs, with real polar bears. Waglelgh?I
know of one that will be more
realistic still. TnglHgh?What ar<>
tljoy going to have In that? Wtfleifh
?Ural actors.?'Tit-Bits. j
Fully Exp!aln<kJ.?"Yob, Unci* Jim l?
going to take nie to Purls." "But I
thought you said your TTncle Jim war n
poor man." "My Uncle Jim 111 a Kanwas
City hotel-keper. and tve are not going
until after the Democratic conventlon."?Cleveland
Pluln Qpaler#
The Soft Answer.?"I don't think jrou
will And thnt th<> nngeln over smoke."
sold she, with mild reproach In her
voire. "I guess not," said he. "I am
sure you never do. Hun and gat me
a mntch, will you?" And tht foollih
womnn wnt for the mntch.?Indtanapoil*
The 1'i ice of Huecesn.?The final eleotlon
n-tiirn:: ??.*?tl boen rcrelved. Tho
lion. .fos'nh Hayrick wore an ?xpresslon
of gre.it nadnemi. "What's lh?
mattJ-r?" th*y weld '*> him. "your flection
In conceded." "That's trus, boys,"
Royal Ba
of helps to t
preparing tl
With les
makes hot
of finest fl
tizing, diges
Do not perm
substitute an
the Royal
he replied, gloomily, "and nothing under
heaven will keep the village band
from serenading me."?Philadelphia
Their Use.?Little Enoch?Paw, what |
are fools good for, anyhow? Farmer
Flintrock?To teach us the results of i
blowin' into unloaded shot-guns, buyin' j
gold brick?, guzzlin' patent medicine?, ;
lightin' the fire with coal-oil, goin' up |
in balloons, skatin' on thin ice, tryln* to ,
beat other people at their own game, I
endorsing our friends' notes, thinkin' we .
know it all, flirtln* with grass-widows, .
and so on and so forth, my son."?Puck, j
We have warbled old Barbara Frletchlo'a
In sonnets, and several other ways.
How she stood at her window in Fredor- I
icktown , i
Anfl froze tho "rebs" with a patriot
How she raised "Old Glory" in loyal wny
And told its foes it was there to stay!
But now the old Barbara Hag we'll furl |
And tell the story of "Rightman's girl." .
The great sun blazed In the Afric' skies
Llko a fiery boll of unusual size,
And sprinkled heat o'er the shimmering; I
That would blister an elephant's four-ply
The British troops on their conquering
To homes of foemen applied tho torch.
Burned out the neuts whero tho Boermcn
Camo to chango their linen and get a
And the TMghtman ranch were the troopTo
burn, but the burning they didn't did!
For there In the door of the old farm
Stood a plump Dutch girl with a pretty
Her ryes were hot with doflant Are,
And her bosom heaved with expansive Iro!
To the firebug '"Tommies" she fearless
"Yust puil your freight und gone oIT
"DeBe haus was left mlt my shargo, you
Und you don'd burn it already yet!
"Yuat pass a motion and qvick adjourn.
Pccause ve don'd have some houses to
Up rode Lord Kitchener, grand and great.
With hie frown nnd his dignity both on
Rode up his mnjesty. but the girl
Just gavo her lip an additional curl.
And he gazed in her proud nnd defiant
And noted her simple, uncultured grace.
And his Hon heart melted quickly down
To Jelly, and gono was his warlike frown.
And he said to his troopers: "Who dares
to scratch
On the bulge of his khaki trousers a
J "Will cfttch_ Reboot In Hie place which ho
una uaeu tor uie niHunmm yu.^uov,
And then to the maiden: "My ffcntlc
I weaken!" And then to his troops:
'"March on!"
And thero she stood ns tho troops marched
And oft nt herself winked tho other eye!
Stood there In deflnneo until tho Inst
Of the bloomln' British had by her passed.
And snld n? they faded from out her
"Dcre pron no hot times mlt dls old ranch
"Dose standoff vork mtffhty slick, I dinks,
Und das vos 1st lou tnlf rri<\ by ylnkn!"
?Denver Evenlnfr Post.
^100 Reward, $100.
Tho readers of this paper wlli be
pleased to learn that there Is at least
one (irnaded disease thai, sclonce has
been able to cure In all Its stances, and
that Is Catarrh. Hall's Catarrh Cure
I .u_ ??i? nnnlHvn riirp HOW known to
the medical fraternity. Catarrh being a
constitutional dlsensn, requires a constitutional
treatment. Hall's Cntnrrh
Cure Is taken Internally, acting directly
upon the blood nnd mucous surfaces
of the system, thereby destroying the
foundation of the disease, and giving
the patient strength by building up the
constitution and assisting nature in do.
Ing Its work. The proprietors have ?o
much faith In Its curative powers, that
they offer one Hundred Dollars for any
case that It falls to cure. Send for list
of tfHtlmonlals.
F. J. CHENEY & CO.. Toledo. O.
Hold by druggists, ~r.c.
Hall's Family Pills are thf best.
, Bmntb, st 11" <!?< V* H.IW Amp faith!
A 1?!
" ^-Absolut
king Powder is thej
he housekeeper or
le best and finest f
ast labor and tro
breads, biscuit an
lavor, light, sweet
;tible and wholesoi
it the grocer or pi
y other brand in
Some baking; powders
Ti.ey can be cheaper 01
terials. 41' Cheaper " me
cost of an article of fooc
fulness, as is done in aim
Was Famous Woman Spy Who Held ]
Commission as Captain in Confed-1 (
erate Army.
Now York Times: The sudder. death i
in Kilbourne, Wis., on Monday, of B.Ue *
Boyd, the noted sf)y of the confederates. < '
recalls another leaf in the history of I 1
the civil war. It recalls the thrill, the j :
danger, the triumphs, the reverses, the; '
many ups and downs in the life of the 1
inoit determined woman foe the union 1
ever had. Little has been heard of j '
Belle Boyd In recent years, aud to the j
present generation her name recalls j
nothing; but the time wa3 when that j
name cau.-od many a secret council at J '
army camps and many a plan was j *
batched to place Its owner whore she.
could not add to the harm she had; 1
done. ! 1
Living only In her undying love forfc. 1
the cause of the south, and debarred J
by her sex from carrying a musket, Fho 1
dedicated to tha confederate urmy tne ( '
only weapons that she? possessed?aj *
woman's beauty and a woman's wiles, j J
But recently out of school when the.
war began, she flung to the winds ev- j 1
eiythlng that was dear that she might] *
help the flag of her choice, and h?r dar- .
Ing exploits and sorvlccs to the confed- 1
prate army becamo fumillar to the . c
whole world. During her career she j 1
was twice sentenced to be shot, and for i *
eleven months was a prisoner In tha 1
old Carroll and Capitol prisons In j 1
Washington. With indomitable will sh? i 1
kept in the struggle, however, until 1SG4 1 (
when, while trying to run tha blockade f
with Important dispatches, she was ! j
captured and banhhed from the country | 1
by President Lincoln. I
So highly did Stonewall Jackion value j
her services that after his defeat j c
of General Banks on May 23, 1SG2. ha ? '
sent her this note: "Miss Belle Boyd? | 1
I thank you for myscl/ and for the army ; r
for the immense service that you have c
rendered your country to-day."
Her whole career was one of romance | c
and adventure. Born in Martlnsburg, j fl
?r.. Vlrcrlnln. In M?.V. 1843. I f
she was related to a number ot the 1
most noted families of Virginia. The 1
Hon. Charles J. Faulkner, minister to 1
Franco under the Buchanan adminis- 1
tration, father of United States Senator B
Faulkner, of West Virginia, and Judge 1
John Blair Hogo, United States attor- r
ney for the district of Columbia, during
the Cleveland administration, wen? her j
cousins. She had just finished her cd- lj
ucntion In Mount Washington Female d
College, In Baltimore, Md.. when the
war broke out. Her whole soul was
with the confederate cause, tier resl- JJ
dencc within the federal lines and her p
acquaintance with many union officers c
enabled her to gain much important b
Information regarding tho position and
designs of the enemy. She regularly
committed this to paper, and when opportunity
offered dispatched to the V
nearest confederate commander. J
In a hundred ways the 17-year-old t
girl was able to outwit many federal J p
officers whoso gauamry m>i me ucvw>
of their discretion. The flowers ami ?
pootry of her many epaulette.l admirers
In the hated blue who kept, but ull ~
of the Information of value which they j
Indiscreetly dropped she Immediately
dispatched to her countrymen In gray.
General Shields, of the union army.
was quartered at her house, and when
he held a council of war she lay on th;? f
floor of her chamber above with her 1
ear to a hole, and, taking down every
word, sent It to General Jackson, and
thereby helped to win a great battle.
Very soon afterword her nctlonn wore
suspected by the federal officers and 1
she was arrested, but she soon flirted "
her way to liberty. Acting upon Gun- ,
oral Jackson's advice she removed to
Winchester In the summer of 1SG2, and it
was there and then that she ivrelvod
her commission a? captain and honor- _
nhi.i nil!.* to tlie irenvral, and fhence
forth dnjoyjj tha-respect P?l l ? otflc.:r.
Upon the cjcc;?*1 <" "f *'? r
of th? troop in tl?"? prwoneo of Lord
HartlnC'I'Hi ami Colon ^ 1- r\ mi: I j
j.< .In whw (Jjnoral Wllcox'a dlvlaluti p
i?il |
cook in 1
uble it
A nnl/a i
u waav
, appe- =
ne. j
sddler to
place of
are claimed to be cncaper. jl
ily If made from cheaper ma- L
ans inferior. To cheapen the
I at the expend of its healthII
baking powders, is a crime.
?? d
_ . pl
ivus inspected by Generate Lao and P
Lonsstereet, she attended on hoifeback j c<
md associated with the staff officers
)f the several commander?.
Her greatest service, however, was
:hat of a spy. For months and years
-.he withstood every privation and lived
constantly within the shadow of death. Her
nam? was passed from one federal p
irmy to another, and the greatest honjrs
awaited the officer or sentry who
vould capture her. Ttoe man ?who flnaly
accomplished the feat aftenrard sac- J0
riflced everything for her. ?
Belle Boyd was captured on the *"
jlockade runnar Greyhound, in 1864, by ^
i gunboat in command 01 L.ieuienanc
Samuel Harding, of Brooklyn. She and
avo confederate oflleers were being conveyed
o;i the gunboat to Boston, and
luring tho trip Lieutenant Harding lost
lis heart to the beautiful prisoner. He
jropoaed marriage.
"So generous and noble had lie been
n everything." she said, In telling of
he romance years afterward, "that I
old him I would be his wife, th??ush our
politics differed. 'Woman,' thought I,
can sometimes work wonders, and may
lot even he become by degrees to love
'or my sake the Ill-used south?' "
Even before this romantic voyage was
nded tho implacable foo of the north
:onnlved at the escape of her two con- _
ederate fellow prisoners. She herself r
vas sentenced to be shot and afterward
>anlshed from the country. Lieutenant l,l
Harding was arrested for allowing the
wo prisoners to escape, but he was not h<
jonvlcted. Shortly afterward he delerted
and followed tho witching rebel
0 England, where he marbled her, the ^
'rlnco of Wales attending the wedding.
He returned to thl3 country later and
'ollowed his wife's example became a
:onfederate spy. Harding lived only
our years after his marriage. In 1869
3elle Boyd, who had become an actress, ?
narrled Colonel John S. Hammond, an
x-Brltish army officer, In New Orleans, ?
tnd went to live In California She was I
llvorced from her husband In 18S4, and
1 year later married Nathaniel R. High,
;on of an Episcopal clergyman of Tocdo,
O., with whom she lived until her
Icath. She lectured for years, principally
at Grand Army encampments
hroughout the country, where many D
in old soldier remembered her as the
nost daring 'woman In the confederate
A BLESSING alike to young and old: E
)r. Fowler's Extract of Wild Strawberry;
nature's specific for dysentery,
larrhoea and summer complaint.?1.
Ocean Steamship Tickets J
'o ana rrom Europe, vi? an jim-n, can
ie purchased from T. 0. Burke, Passenor
and Tlckct Agent of the Baltimore & ?
)hlo railroad, who is also agent for the' r
est of all tours?Raymond & Whltcomb
-to the Paris exposition.
If Baby is Cutting Teeth
te sure and use that old and well-tried ,
emely. Mrs. Winslow's Soothing
yrun, for children teething. It soothes
he child, softens the gum. allays all
nln. cures wind colic and Is the best
emedy for diarrhoea. Twenty-flve
I'nts a bottle. mw&f
Wont de Chantal
in tiib charge of hie
opens wednesday, sept. in. _
' llnmtc dc?*lrnt?l?? for tfrllrnto Rlrls ~~"
Teu Heron bonnttfully luld out.
'onills, Croquot und othor nthlotlo ?
Wfltos. jsxcuiient cnrui n-usoimuio
utiw. AddroHs
Xonr AVhooltng. W. Vn. U
Machinists. lAr;
tcpftlrlnj; of al! klndi of machinery H.
rouiptly and quickly executed- oc2l
Ladies' Wash
Shirt Waists.
Our styles are correct,
well' made, and prices
low. This sale new numbers
Linen Skirts.
Real linen, not the imitation.
All this season's
best styles.
Fancy Parasols
at reduced prices. Plenty ;
of good styles left.
{5.00 for a Set of Teeth
Guaranteed to Fit )
and Look Natural. <
Our palnlofc.-f method for extracting twth f
y the uhc of vitalised air and Odontuner,
for which we ore *olo owners, hna (
leased thousands of patients, and will '
U*use you. Once u?ed, always used.
Extracting, 25 cents; without pain, W
snts. 0
Plates, 93.06 up.
Br'dge Work, per tooth, 10.00.
Crowns, ?3.00 up.
Fillings of all klndx. 50 cents up.
X. U. Beware of fakirs and Imitators.
I.ady attendant.
leiepnon? -?zs.
Drs. C. L., W. II. and L. C. Hill.
49 Main St., over Alexander's Shoo Store,
Gas ranges are supplanting coal In most
|)-to-<l?te kitchens. At the Htrlko of a
itch you can boll or broil, bake or fry.
?ast or tcvist. heat tvater for the entire f
3U80 with a
It will do all that any coal range can do.
id do It quicker and cheapcr. No dirt,
couples small space. Closed oven?no
imcs trom burning cas. Bakes perfectly.
Call and examine them. ?
1312 Market St.
Painter, drainer. Glazier, h'alsominer,
Sign Painter and Paper ;!
Hanger. I
Paints, Oils, Varnishes, Glass, J
Putty, Enamels, Stains, Bronzes, ?
Gold Leaf, Gold Paint and all ti
grades of Brushes. !
For old and new work promptly '
furnished. v
slephonc 481. 1613 Market St. i
^ n
'erfection Gas Ranges. _
Fonrand 81x Holo-Oako Griddle?
Water UeateisWarmlog Ovon....
rttttef C?t?l?ISWOM2 Mirket Stmt, >:
Fuly ll-8tnto Nominating Convention. ?
iurlo5tnn ^
TDAI%i: ?l IOI/C I'
Proper protection nccureil In nil counen.
TlHInUlo scrvtce nt tn ulerntc rates. w
Ivlco free. Correspondence solicited. 1,1
. II. Dl'iNLAP, Patent Attorney,
Ucllly Building, Wheeling, W. Ya.
| I
rp j members twva*imiii>K
kku"r"o fiSgK||t^lu? J??
incniotiai *7",,
i "I. ' * '
List^.i%dkMiver Pi|iSl
Thcyajure ->WLiff*ll?i'lttali??0:, To,.
Lutheran rhurcfu gAPk^Bi* tJi i' u
Company Ko. lauHrbM ^
No. lit at'thft FyUftwb QBtt? jJemhX.
of u. k,CAgftSfm?cS3|i moT?'J
of Ci.lt I mor-ika'Ji OhloT i!
anil W hiellnj Lodjk* No. II?? th" ra.tu
Hall of Ohio vgl? LoiA Mimics 3
Battery A. U. ?pt,..rfy., at tii.-lr ?r. '
Hammqc (c V^ther.
1( you can't *?4 5*i|6ffl8iife<i? mi I
you can. we can aeip you wjtj oar lam'
ASSORTMENT Or\HAM*pC?p4t prlcei
to compete. ' gjKKfflR
Frank Stanton,
No. ma Market Str*?l
Monday, Tuesday, Triday nnd Entirday
Evening, June 11, lj). }B and '
16, at 8:1B p. m. and jKatinteb ^unloy
and Saturday, Juat 14 tad 16,
Lt 2:30 p. m.
>y some of the best talent on the
0 Special ao<l Distinct Agi 6
Admission"*?) 'SuSn^Sa&iln^
'ark, 25 c. < ^ Jtt9
3LEND... 1 CA. I
P O O Blend of Tea Is rich and fre^
^ prsnt, delicious and udsfyng?one
of those choice teas which so
lelight tbc lover of a truly delicts us Tea.
THE ASKING. fi "< '
2217 Market Street. _ _
Gas Ranges. 1
Oil Stoves. 1
Gasoline Stoves. I
I j the poatolhce at Wheeling. Ohio voon\
y, W. Vn., Saturday. June 16. To ohtalii
ny of the following the applicant must '
?k for flavcrtisea idlers, giving aatc oil
5radon, Manamle Mnnley, Miss 6tella \
Jar rah. Mm Miller. Miss Myr- \
Tall. Miss U L. tie B. 1
Jroen, Mrs. John W. Nelson. Miss Annie
lucy, Mrs. Tannic Snyder, Mrs. Magllckman.
Mfttnio gle
-1111. Mrs. Maggie Taylor, Mr* E. 0.
rtlller, Mrs,.
Jelcr. O. Jowen, W. M.
Ircnnan. W. Lyslro. X.
'u??ter. A. M. McCormick. M. F.
?arr. H. M. Mltchcl. Harry
Tongl dl Antonio, Riley, "Willie
Slgnore Giovanni Refiner, L. M.
^Inley. James Shaeffer, Jasper W.
iilinrd, John \V. Stafford. Fred D.
tardea. 3. C. Scolt. Jo.
lees, J. Turnace, Henry
Inrtman. N. B. (2) Uschold. Jno. A.
lolme*, Edgar Vance, John W.
Iawklns, M. Wlthcrby, Edwin C
suDin v;o., \vm. \jhicocc, v?cicu ?
GEORGE WISE. Postma?ter.^
if the Drawing: for Redemption of
Main Street Bridge Bonds of the
City of Wheeling.
Notice Jm hereby given by the ComroU*
loners of tho Main Street Bridge I.oan
f the City of Wheeling, that on June
>, 1900. purHiiant to the requirements of
ie ordinance of said city, parsed March
I. 1890, entitled "An ordinance to proIdc
for the Issue and sale of bond." oi
ne city of Wheeling, to be known a*
ie 'Main Street Bridge Bonds/ and for
ie redemption and payment thereof.' the
Mowing described bonds issued under
uld ordinance were duly determined by
>t by said commissioners for redepip*
on and payment on the first day of July,
w. to-wit:
o. One Hundred nnd One for *?':
o. One Hundred nnd Twenty-two for.ftv
Said bonds, no determined, wlU be ryi-emed
und paid at the Bank* of th*> Ohio
alley. In the city of Wheeling. West
Iriclnla. on nnd nfter said flrst day oi
uly, 1900, and said Itonds, eo determined.
Ill cease to boar Interest froxn the last
amed day and date.
Commissioners Main St. Bridge Loan.
?f the Drawing for Redemption of
Bonds of 1885 of the City of
Notice Is hereby given by the contmls*
oners of the loan of ISSfc of the city
/heeling, that on June 11. 1000. pursuant
i the requirements of the ordlnnnc
aid city, passed May 12. US, cnt t
An ordinance to provide for the t > ?
nd sale ??f bomlx of the eltv of Wh< ''?
? 1>p known as bonds of lf&5, nml f >r tM
ademption and payment thereof, and i?ro?
IdlnKtfor pnymont Into the city treuurv
f certain amounts from the fove.uir o.
jo kjis and water works," the'followln#
Mfflbod bond# Issued under th?' i?ni<i or*
I nance were duly determined by lot i>y
(Id commissioners for redemption ?'?
nyci- nt on the llrst day of July,
o. Thirty-four for I
o. Forty-six for .1
o.. N!n? tv-flvo for
o. Orte Hundred and Thirty-one for.'.
t?. One Hundred ami Thirty-three
for ; t
o. One Hundred and Forty-two for. i,,v"1
o. OVie Hundred and FK'hty-four
fnr I-'"
V.T^vo Hundred and Seven for... l
o. Two Hundred and Twenty-one
<>.' Thre?> Hundred and Twelve for ) J\\'
<>. Three Hundred and Thirteen for. 1." o"."Three
Hundred and Twenty-eight A
&*' H
SoM bondx no determined will be r*(V<nv H
und pnId in tho Honk ?>f (he Ohio Val
V.Tn ??,? city of Wh-,.iiP.r W. -? Vlfj
mlu. on nnd offer the l-l first d?v ??
ijv, i!ioo, nnd m|d bond*. ?i? dctcrml"?,<l- H
ill < < ii.i,? t,> bo.ir Interest from the l?-*t H
entlonod day nnd dnte.
H \\\ PE I '*n?ON
ConiminsIOpcrs of Lu:m of 1V<S

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