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THE LONG AGO
DOWN AT THE CAMP GROUNDS. Another Installment oi Interesting Camp Ground Reminiscences for the Intelligencer. "THE PAYING OF THE WAY" And How It Nearly Caused a Blot on One Eventtul Sunday in tko Camp Ground'a lon? Ago. OLD CAMP GROUND, ' NEAR MOUNDSVILLE, August 27.?In the narrative of past events, soma Incidents and people who figured In the meetings of the past are forgotten. Many ro? member Jim Lytle, who for a number of years figured as an officer and gat? keeper, and when canvas tents were In vogue here, he and his father-in-law, Henry Bone, who were In the awning business at Martin's Ferry* Ohio, made . .and set them up here on the ground. Father Bone was always a prominent figure In the revival services, and his \j experience as related by him was alS ways- full of Interest, and none were . listened to more attentively. The "love v feast" (a term for a meeting that Is thoroughly understood by Methodists) on Sunday morning, were usually large ; 4 ly attended, and you would find the . '.'old fathers.and mothers" In Israel out In force. It was their meeting, and the younger generation looked on with wonder, and manifested interest at their stories of battles and victories they had witnessed since their enlistment In the "Lord's army." Their love feasts were frequently continued in to the time for nreachlnc ser vice at 10:30 a. m., and when they were closed It was in a halo of glory, with shouts In the camp. An effort ivas made at each love feast to have those who took part In the service in the relating of their experience to coflne it to the now, just what their spiritual status was at the present. The leaders of the meeting found great difficulty in keeping many within the limit. Rev. Franklin Ball, on one of these occuslons, after a good sister had spoken several minutes, kindly requested her to be brief. "Just tell us how it Is with you now. Are you saved now?" She replied, "Thank you. Brother Ball. I will when I come to It. I came twelve miles to tell my experience, and I'm going to tell It." Tell It she did, consuming about tlfteen minutes of time. It was upon a similar occasion when Rev. Frank Lynch, who Insisted several llmn? thnt- tho ncrorl altttni* nhnntr) lv. brief, and kept suggesting that It wa3 the now that they desired to know of "Just.now." "Just now" she came back with the statement that she was reaching that point In her experience. After talking about ten minutes she sat down, when Rev. Mr. Lynch, In loud 'tones, began singing "Hallelujah. 'Ti? Done," and he practically sang It as a ; solo, for almo3t the entire audience was engaged In a suppressed titter, some of them leaving the audldtorium to Indulge In a good, hearty laugh. Frank, of course, meant no disrespect, while there-can be no doubt the sentiment of the song found an echo in the minds of many. ' Father Hendricks, of Benwood, one of the old timers, and a grand old man Jn every respect, on one occasion said In his praying, "O, Lord God, we mean business here to-night. We have been ia/.y. *>ow wi* are narnesseu up unu ready for work," It needed but one prayer from him to call forth th.? hearty amens and arouse thy enthusiasm of the brethren. He, more than once said that It made no difference to him where heaven was. Some said it was here, there and yonder. He was not trying to go?he was going to go. With others of the pioneers here, ho has been ferried over, and ha^ received the victor's crown. In referring to the old fathers and mothers of the camp 'ground, I find It very much In evidence 'that their walk, actions and conversutlon made deep impressions upon thos? who were the boys and girls of thi past, but who are the mvn and women on the ground to-day, with one accord they all ref .r to them as men and wo' men of the deepest piety, and honest tollers and workers in the vineyard. Many here to-day ascribe their being In the church to the* influence, kind words of bntreaty and prayers of these old people. The command that "ye walk circumspectly" was evidently followed by them. The first meeting after the fence had been erected many amusing incidents occurred, and those who had charge of the gates met many conditions which ' taxed their patience. _ The Gospel had b*en free, the poor had the Gospel ' preached to them, and now, after ?o many years, people were to pay to ko to meeting. The man of thousands, with the man of humbler walks of-life, were placed on the same level, and ns thoy came to the gate and the admittance fee waB demanded, then there wits room for argument. The equity of the-condition was challenged and the gate-keeper was put on the defensive. In many Instances they came out viators, for they hud possession. No pay, no get In. On the llrst Sunday there came to the gate an elderly man, riding a fine horse, and when his entrance to the grounds was checked, and ton cents demanded, then lie gavo vent to thn thoughts of his mind ua'they rapidly formed. "I would sooner pay five dollars to the association, than to give this ten cents for admission* Ten cents to go to meeting! Keeping out the poor sinner. No right to place a fence around the old camp ground. Ichabod had been written over the fence," nnd a tirade of abuse that flowed at tho rate of about one hundred words to the minute. All this lime the lane was blocked with wagons, buggies nnd etc., and their occupants loudly yellud, i "Pay your ten cent#, or. get out of tho way." Many offers to pay the way were made. The Kate-keeper finally ; ordered him to ride out of the way, no that others who would pay could get In. After an absence of about half nn hour ,,ho returned, poJd liln ten cent* and entered the grounds. I am informed he was a wealthy farmer of this county, a .member of the Methodist church. Probably he went up the lane and took the matter up with the Lord. . I am convinced that if entrance to the grounds had.been free, and a collection (which Is Methodistic) had been taken up, you wuuiu navy luuuu tins muii usieep, or he would have remained out of the sanctuary until the collection had been taicen up.' Another Instance was when an old road wagon that had seen better days came up to the gate. The father, I suppose. Inquired the cost of admission. The Information was given, the age of free admission being stated. Then he had to call mother's memory to the rescue, to state the ages. She began at the eldest,. winding up at the youngest Reuben, Eliza, Ben, Emmallne, Hannah, and she named them all, fifteen hopefuls, but the whole load got In for ninety cents, as there was three sets of twins In the younger crowd. Not a word of complaint came from this man, who, from the appearance of the team and the dress of his family, was li man who was In very moderate circumstances. He was not a member of the church, but his wife was. and may be she was known only by him. The woods on the ground were in the early days a sight on Sundays. Vehicles of all kinds, horses of the same. At th? noon hour a watermelon (In the early days this fruit grew* plentifully near here) would be secured, and then with table spread on the ground all would gather around, and then the consummation of the meal would occur. The situation can be seen to-day on Sundays, but only about one-third of the number. This decrease Is probably due (#-. Ikn I nt rrknn t/in cents paid the footing. Now twentylive cents Is demanded. My country friend, with his load of fifteen, would now be taxed two dollars and twentyfive cents, and the wealthy farmer Is home rubbing the eagle off the quarter, and perhaps grumbling because he can't get a free Gospel. One Sunday In the early seventies there was present on the ground many who bore the external evidence of Intoxication. It was very evident that the liquor was being sold on the ground. There happened to be dwelling on the ground a gentleman who was connected with the revenue department in Wheeling, and he started out to locate the vender of liquors. It did not take him long to tree the animal. Up In the road was a wagon load of fine large melons, that were being sold at an exorbitant price, and It was noticed that none were being sold to boys. These facts aroused the suspicion of the government official, and purchasing one, he took it to his tent and proceeded to carVe it. "When cut in two there fell on the table a quart bottle of the genuine old stuff. The end of the melons had been plugged and enough of the meat extracted to admit of a quart bottle. It Is needless to say that the load of melons was taken from tho ground, and so far as I am aware, the act has not been repeated since. J. C. THE STATETAIR Is Fast Approaching and There is Remarkable Interest Shown Already. The Lighting Test Will he Held Next Week. But thirteen days?then the twentieth annual West Virginia state fair and exposition, and to say that the big show this year is being awaited with an Interest approached before no fair of the past Is the mere statement of a fact. The night sessions are largely responsible for this added Interest, and It Is believed that the experiment of night sessions at the 1900 fair will make It impossible for the management to order their discontinuance. These night sessions will not only prove especially attractive to the city people who have not the opportunity to attend the fair during the day, but the novel character of the attractions and exhibits that will make up the night programme will &1po draw heavily from the visiting crowd, and that all will be pleased with the night show Is well assured. Lawrence Reymann left yesterday for Youngstown. Columbus and Ravenna, to attend the ffllrs at those cities, In the Interest of the live stock department of the West Virginia fair. He expects to bag: many entries at the three Ohio fairs. The public test of the electric lighting arrangements at the fair grounds cannot be pulled oft this week, as the contractors have been unexpectedly delayed In their work. The test will likely occur early next week. The Wheeling Railway Company Is now laying a power cable down South Ponn street, from which the fair association will get the power needed for Its electric lighting. The new slate roof for the grand stand Is nearly completed, and Contrac. tor Schenerleln promises that It will be finished this week. The stage for the German vlllnge Is now being put up. Th'e list of attractions for the German Vlllnge will be announced In a day or two?It's a corker, and no mistake. In Machinery hall 200 dog kennels for the dog show nre being put In tills week. This will be one of the most attractive features of the fair. Tho Grocers' Meeting-. The meeting of the local retail grocers' association, held last evening, was j tho largest held this summer, due to the fact that arrangements are being made for the fourth annual state convention, to be held at Charleston on Tuesday and Wednesday of next week. A large attendance of delegates from nil over the state Is expected. W. E. Godfrey, of the "Ohio Merchant," of Cleveland, O., who Js also secretary of the National Association of Retail Grocers, will bo present at the Charleston meeting. Governor Atkinson and Mayor Floyd, of Charleston, will muke addresses of welcome. Following are the delegates of the local association, who will leave1 next Tuesday at 10 a. m. on the Ohio Hlver rond: J. M. Dowier, Thomas W. Klilleen, W. C. Eberts, J. C. Beck. Alf. Ulrlch, of II. F. Behrens' Co., ,T. W. Kennon, H. F. Nolte, John McKee, W. C, Dickmon, J. W. Klmmlns, F. Vlewpg, J. C. Strobel, of Wheeling, and T. Bp-1 dill Ioij, W. Chambers, 11. Jurgens and J. G. Roub, of Elm Grove. BODILY pain Iohch its terror If you've I n bottle of Dr. Thomas* Eclectrlc Oil In I the house. Instant relief In cases of burns, cuts, sprains, accidents of any rort.?2 ' CHEW "O. V." Scrap Tobacco. The Pttskisans ffeoortf v C~ y.. fe a proud and pear/ess P'nnm^ri- Hi Bo o n?u?nHrl -- mmm mm, w u lovti" %MM cure, of oonstant conquest over obstinate Ills of women; Ills that deal out despair; suffering that many women think Is woman's natural heritage; disorders and displacements that drive oui hope. . Lydla E. PInhham's Vegetable Compound I cures these troubles oS women, and robs menstruation of Its terrors> No woman need be vslthout the safest and surest advice, for Mrs, Penkham counsels woman free of charge. Her address Is Lynn, Mass* *Can any woman afford to Ignore the medicine and the ad viae that has cured a million women? || ..POLITICS,, 1 The First district Democratic congressional.^convention Is to be held In Sistersvllb'tbis mornlnff. A few delegates had renewed the Tyler county metropolis last night, but the larger number will go down this morning on the Ohio River's 8 o'clock train, when the Ohio county crowd goes In a body. Fltty delegates v.'eve choBen to represent this county at the late Democratic county primary, but of these It Is not likely that more than one-half yrill go. There, Is but one avowed candidate for the nomination, Hon. "Andy" Edmiston, of "Weston, who, according to a well known Ohio county leader, "wants that nomination for all he Is worth." It Is likely that he will be gratified in his desire, though it Is possible that at least two other names will be presented for the consideration of the convention, Messrs. T. M. Jackaon, of Clarksburg, and W. W. Brannon, of Weston. Throughout the district there is a general desire to have ex-Congressman John O. Pendleton, of this county, take the nomination, but "John ." having the faculty of distinguishing "good things" from things that are not good, says "nay" in no uncertain voice. Howard and Arnett, too, could likely secure the nomination if they wanted it?but they don't. In fact, the whole Democratic outfit sees the handwriting on the wall, and It doesn't spell, "Democratic Success in the First Congressional District of West Virginia," this year at least. And as for Edmlnston?well, he's good enough, for the slaughter. Knives are Glistening:. There is intense harmony among the LJemocrais over in lioimont county. Several members of the county central committee have resigned because, they say, the traitors to party harmony are In the saddle. Bcllairc Democrats seem to have been treated badly, and they will not dance to the music as set by the present manipulators. How far salve may heal these wounds remains to be seen, but the knives are glistening now, and woe is in store for some of the present powers that be. The Rougli Rider Regiment. The young Republicans (and the old ones, too,) of Ohio county should remember that there will be a meeting on Thursday evening, at I. O. O. F. hall, corner of Twelfth and Chapllne streets, for the purpose of organizing a Roosevelt Rough Rider Regiment. Here is an opportunity for the marchers of past campaigns to get In line for a showing this year that will eclipse any? thing scon here In any other presidential campaign, and it Is hoped that the rosentutive of the several districts of the county. Changes of Delegates. The Republican county committee met last night nnd canvassed the primary returns. In Washington district, Edward Fox is the ninth delegate, instead of there being a tie between Davis and Och. The former had 141 votes and the two last named 13G each. In Mndlson district, George Schenck was credited with 27 votes nt the hose house precinct, when he really received 127, thus giving him a total of 20G votes, Instead of 10G. Ho becomes a delegate to the convention, while Mr. W. 11. Illgglns is counted out. Otherwise, the returns as given yesterday morning are correct. Notico. In a few days wo will have a ftill lino of the new noap records for "talking machines. These records are a great improvement over tho wax ones, being louder and morn distinct. They alr.o are much easier to make your own records on. F. W. UAUMElt CO. CIIEW "O. V." Scrap Tobacco. A HLK8SING alike to young and old; Dr. Fowler's Extract of Wild Strawberry. _ Nature's spoclflc for dysentery, diarrhoea and summer complaint.?1 Hay Fovor. We can cite you a number of CURES we have made In cases of HAY FEVEIt, but NOT ONE FAILURE. Tit I-STATE OSTEOPATHIC INSTITUTE. Tenth and Main Streets. OASTOniA. B??n tho /> Kind Yoa Him (tap ttaijht GERMANY'S KING Distributes His Famous Sermon Among His Soldiers. BLOODY STRUGGLE AS BEGUN. . ' Calls on the Army to Enter the Tight With Flying Colors?Draws a Battle-Picture?Need a Blessing From Above, He Says?Fervent Concluding Prayer. ' ____ } Correspondence of tho Associated Trees. , BERLIN, August 27.?Thousands of copies oV the sermon recently preached by Emperor William on the yacht Hohenzollern have been published for dlsi trlbutlon among the German sailors and soldiers In China. ills majesty chose as his text the eleventh verse of the seventeenth chapter of Exodus, "And It came to pas3, u'hnn Mn^nc hnl.l tin hl? hinrl. thnf Tk ' rael prevailed, and when ho let It down Amalelc prevailed." After reviewing the text, the report of the1 sermon as printed In the Kreuz Zeltung quotes the emperor as foli lows: "A hot and bloody struggle has be, gun. Mnny of our brothers stanil already yonder under fire, many rfre on their way to the enemy's coasts, and you have seen them, the thousands who at the call, 'Volunteers to the fore! ' Who .will be the guardian of the eui' plre?' now assemble to enter the fight | with flying colors. But you, 'who remained behind at home, who are bound , by other sacred duties, say, do you no; hear God's call which He makes to you, and which says to you, 'Go up on the ! mountains; raise up thy hands to tho heavens.' The prayers of the just can do ,inuch, If it Is In earnest. Battle-Picture of our Day. "Thus let It be. Yonder, far away, the hosts oJ fighters; here at home tho hosts of praying men. May this bo tho holy battle picture also of our days. May this peaceful morning hour remind us?may it remind us or the sacreu uu~ ty of Intercession. Certainly It Is an v enthusiastic moment when a ship with the young men on board weighed anchor. Did you not see the warriors' eyes ash? Did you not hear their many voiced hurrahs? But when the native shores vanish, when one enters the glowing heat of the Red sea or the heavy waters of the ocean, how easily brightness and enthusiasm grow weak! Certainly it Is a sublime moment when, after a long voyage, in the distance the straight lines of the German forts can be seen, and the black, white and red flags of the Germany colony become visible, and comrades in arms stand on the shore waiting to give a hearty reception. But the long marches in a burning sun, the long nights of bivouac in the rain! How easily gaiety and strength vanish! Certainly it is a legend for a moment when at the drum's beat to the charge ami the bugles are blown to advance, when a command is given, 'Forward at the enemy!' Roar of the Guns. "But, then, when amid the roar of r the guns and the Hashing of the shells, comrades fall to the right and to the left, and hostile batteries still refuse to yield?how easily the bravest heart c then begins to tremble. "Christians, in order that our broth- r er* over yonder may remain gay even 2 in the greatest distress and faithful in the most painful duty, courageous in the greatest danger, they want something more than ammunition and sharp weapons, more also than youthful courage and liery enthusiasm. They want a blessing from above, vital power from above, otherwise they cannot win nn:l remain victorious. And the heavenly world only opens to prayer. Woe to us if we are idle whilst they are carrying on a hard and bloody piece of work, woe to us if we only look on curiously at the great sight whilst they wrestle In a death struggle. This would b3 Cain's spirit, with the cruel words, 'Am I My Brother's Keeper?' This would be faithlessness towards our brave brothers who are staking their lives. We will mobilize not only bat- , talions of warriors, but also a holy force of praying men. How much then; e is to ask for our brothers going Into J the field. They are to be the strong I arm which punishes assassins. 5 Tlio Mailed Fist. * "They are to be the mailed first which i strikes in amongst them. They are to c stand up with the sword In their hand:; ' for our most sacred possessions. So t we will accompany them with our pray- \ er, out 011 to the heaving waves, on their marches, into the roar of the battle and into the pyaceCulucss of the lios- j pitals; we will pray to God that they n may stand at their posts like men, that, they may fight their battles courageously and heroically, that they may t bear their wounds bravely and calmly; r that God may give those who die under I fire a blessed end, and the reward of faithfulness ? In short, that He may * make the warriors heroes and the he- J, roes victors, and then bring them home 2 to the land of their fathera with the laurels round their puggarees, and the. * medals on their breasts." * in ins uuiiuiuuiub iuu vinjjcror said: I: "Lord, our CJod, we (rust in Thee. r Lead Thou us In battle. Wo boast, ,! Ix>rd, that Thou wilt help u:?, and in Thy name wo unroll the banner. Lord, * we will not leavo Tliee,, then wilt Thou t bless us. Amen." j t t r SOLDIER BOYS RETURN ' From tho First Regiment's Encamp- "i meat dt Koyser, Well Pleased with Their Week's Outing?1001 Encainpmcnt May bo IJeld in Wheeling. J Company A., of Wheeling, Captain Glass, and Company C., of Wellsburg, n Captain Amlok, returned last evenliiK y at G:!!0 o'clock from the annual encampment of the First regiment, Went c Virginia National Guard, held at Key- (cor during the past week, and the sol- y dlor boys were unanimous in saying v that their week's outing was one of great pleasure and protU. >' Tho three companieH composing the r FIrBt battalion, A., of Wheeling; C? ot mcfae I ^?^s' * I ^faddeint ji: 1316, 1318, 1320 and 1 5S 4* 4s 4* 4 4* 44 4* n4 4* 4* 4* 4> THOS. HU ...MEN'S ,TV It.is the make that counts, as well as the material. We material that will wear. Spec early crders. THOMAS HI TAIL! 1211 Market Str MOUNTS Total expense for tuition, 0 K U y board nnd room can be kept H B g ^ftJ3 below. <3.50 a week. Mpy H >3 B Fall term, Sept. x8-Dcc. 19: AVluter, Jan. ^ a-March 27; Spring, April a-June 20. Sum- g mcr School, Tunc 25-Au/ust 9,1911. Catalog ? Irce. ALLIANCE. OIUO. ^ Wellsburg, and D., of Anthem, ivc-rii pronounced the best In the regiment, this notwithstanding that the Wheeling company is on& of the youngest in the regiment. Anthem, the home of Company D.; is a village of thirty population, but the company has a membership of forty men. There Is a movement on foot to have; the two regiments unlto next year In"a' brigade encampment at'Wheeling, provided the business men here raise a guarantee fund. This fund Is made necessary because of the additional expense of bringing the brigade ofllcers. Wheeling people have no: naa tne ^National. Guardsmen here for a Ion? time and they, would be warmly welcomed. It is hoped te movement to have th-?m come In 1901 .will be pushed through to success. Assistant Adjutant General Hutson has given permission to Captain Glass, Df Company A., to Increase the numerical Mrongth of his company by thirty men. The equipment for ten men jvill bo jjint'at once, and that for the twenty olhoia Inter. This will bring the total strength" of the companv up to seventy-!'vi. MARTIN'S FEKBY NEWS. Cho Daily Chronicle of Wheeling's 1 i Progressive Neighbor. Yesterday afternoon about 2:30 ! 'clock, the body of "William Saunders vas taken from the river near the fery landing. It was found by John Rl- i :or, who happened to be crossing the Iver. He noticed something In the waer a short distance below him which ooked like the .head of a man and rowng to it lie discovered that it was and ; ifter considerable difficulty succeeded I n towing the body to shore. It Is hought the body had been In the water tight or ton hour.". He was last seen esterday. morning between 4 and 5 'clock by Earl Porter and at the time 1 e^n he stated to him that he was going lome to get some breakfast and would 1 ee him upon his return. Porter states hat at the timo he was intoxicated, i laving been out all night. Upon his reurn to the river where he was first een by Porter he did not keep his en- ' ;agement with the latter, and ho was ( tot seen after an early hour in the nornlng. Saunders had had conslderible trouble of lata with his wife and m two or three occasions they sep;\ated for a short time and It is thought le became tired of life and suicided. Deceased was sixty-five years of age ind came to this country from Wales in SS3, and has made this city his home ver since. He owned considerable.' proierty in town, one house and one lot m Pearl street and another on South ' Jroa^way,. whldi is, valued at about 5,000,fand was Considered comfortably ituated. After the body was taken rom the river it was taken to Noble's mdertaking. establishment, where the oroner's inquest was held, after which t was prepared for burial. The funeral \ill probably take plnce to-morrow afernoon at 2 o'clock and the interment vill bo at Rivervlcw cemetery. The funeral of the ten weeks' old hlld^of Mrs. Ellis Clark will take place < rom St. Mary's church this morning, md the interment will be made at-St. Jary.'s cemetery. Thomas and Harry Craig returned I rom Gas Citvl Ind.. yesterday, wh^re 1 hoy havcftjecn working. They will renaln here, having secured positions In SeHntre.The members of the Ohio Valley ..odgo No. 12. of tin workers, will hold i business mating of importance this fternoon. The meeting Is called for o'clock. Dame rumor has It that two well :nowi\ young people of the Second vard, will be united In the holy bonds f matrimony In the near future. Mrs. Fred Jones returned last even- ; ng from a two woks' visit with her larcnts, Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Farrow, , n ^olumbus. Scott Coss was lined S3 and costs Qflterday by Mayor Goodhue on a hargo of using profane language on 1 he streets. < Mrs. Ella Tlulett and children have oturnotl from a two months' visit with riciuis ur.d relatives near Morrlstown, . )hlo. J. K. Klrts returned yesterday mornnix from a week's business trip to New fork and Boston. Mr?.. L. J.4 Robinson, of Allegheny, Is 1 he guest of her son, S. G. Koblnson, on 'oiirth street. : Miss Saloma liters, of Canal Dover, i s the guest of Miss Jlosa Copham, on Ilckory street. ] Daniel Haynmn for drunkenness, waa Iven the usual amount, 51 and costs, ' esterday. 1 Auditor AWvedge was n business ca\lr In the city yesterday, frojn St. 1 Malrsvllle. ? Kvcrett Drnnnen went to Grandvlew : esterday, to spend a few days with datives. The Spenoe-UngRS foundry was off r esterday, while the elevator was being epalred. . ? ? 1 ClllSW "O.'V." Scrap Tobacco. i ======aa 'DEN'S. \ inee Pants | For School Wear, f well nmrto Ktieo 1'nntH, <>'/ ?' \ iL Ipodpattawu^.wltU put- T .uudrt., ONLY~i.......... ^ tron^.Teuns XnooPnnts/o pr j? ivcnl scumu. uhd patcjnt Aryf* ' * fiA* i i><?l Knt'o I'nntnW liyjiont.. m r\ Jl plnlil colors, oxtru well clfSf>- ~ i putwnt Avul8tbmnltf......~. ^ 1 S STORES, I 322 Market Street. * GKES CO. ULORING.r You want the shape to wear give you 'both make and ial inducements offered for \ JGHES CO., 9RS, eet, Wheeling. ./ ie i9-3oth Century school year, the 55th of the ege, begins September lS, 1900. Collegiate. Acaic, Normal, Oratory, .Husincss, Music and Art irtments. Increased equipments and attendance, gfc B ? a u B\JV n uic nnmeroti U ? 0 \b8 nn(J rigainewit. The loc* 9 tiou.favorublcnnd healthful. COLLEGE BRIDGEPORT HAPPENINGS. Events of a Day in the Town at thi End of the Bridge. Among the speakers who will deliver addresses at the Labor Day picnic at Martin's Ferry, next Monday, are Hon. C. L. Weems, Prosaeutlng Attorney Hunter S. Armstrong, of Billalre, and George Cooke, of Martln's'Ferry. Several other noted speakers are expected to be present, but as yet have not b:ea heard from. Henry Klines returned yesterday t from the Flushing hospital, whare he has been comlned for several weeks, having been seriously injured in the Cleveland, Lorain & Wheeling wreck at Tunnel Siding."'". Mrs. Eyerly South nnd daughter, Helen, leave io-day for Waynesburg, Pa., to spend a week with relatives. aiir/j Stella Wright, or .Newark, is the guest of her grandparents. Mr. unci Mrs. Clayton Berry, in West Wheeling. Melster's baud and orchestra has been engaged for the C. M. B. A. picnic at Mozart park. September 15. George and Bert McMillan left yesterday for Detroit, to attend the Knights of Pythias conclave. Mrs. Max Gaus went to Bavenna yesterday, to spend a week with her daughter, Mrs, James Dillon. Mrs. B. A. Bailey returned yesterday from a week's visit with friends and relatives in the country. Frank'Dlnsmore went to Washington. Pa., yesterday, to spend a few days ivitli relatives. Mrs. Lawrence. Bicldle, of Blaine, la the guest for a few days, of relatives In Klrkwood. V Frank Williams, of Urirjchsville, Is the guest for a few days of relatives In the city. Father Welgand went to Columbus yesterday, to spend a few days with friends. William Bresock has returned from a few days' visit with relatives at Wellsburg. Mrs. Walley Phillips is very 111 at her home out the pike, with typhoid fwer. Phillip Brown, of Bellalre, Is the suest of J. B. Murphy, on Pike street. Auditor Madison Aldredge was in the city yesterday, on business. Harry McConnaughy returned yesterday from Fort Wayne. Thomas Davis was in St. Clalrsvllle yesterday, on business. Cloyd .Davis, of Pike street, is very [II with tvnhoid fever. BELLAIRE HAPPENINGS. Hatters of Interest in the Jletropolll of Belmont County. It !s announced now tndt work on the Valley Junction railway will probably be commenced.this fall. The engineering corps has about completed the location of the proposed line to this city. Some dllllcultSes remain as to rights of way, but these are not serious and nny be adjusted without resort to appropriation proceedings. Everything at present known indicates the building of this line. Mrs. Adam Lonf, a highly respited German woman, died at her'-Jiome early yesterday morning aged S2 years. She was a member of the German Informed church. A husband and several grown children survive her... The funeral will take place to-morrow. The rural mall carrier from the P1?t*. oillco hero carries an ottlclal qtatnp with him now and delivers mall.along ,hd route without returning it t9 the ofllct ror cancellation, thus making that service of still more value to the farming communities. The Mend township Justice of the peace who took fcharge of the follow who threw a stone at the harvest hi?me picnic and hit an Innocent bystnn^ar named Weekly In the face, cutting an ugly wound, fined the offender only 51 and costs. Isaac Blum and Julius Schwolb are home from their trip to Europe, ^rs. Blum gave a very entertaining reception Sunday evening to a largo circle af friends In honor of the safe return of her husband. Emil Schmidt was to have been tried before Squire Morrell yesterday ? :1 a charge of selling liquor lo u, minor, hut the case was postponed.on account or the ubsence of witnesses. Marshal James S. Johnston Is home from his trip to Atlantic City, fork and Philadelphia. He says it was so hot and the swim so lively It was uceeasary to come home to rest. Matthew Beuzle left yesterday afternoon for Muskegon, Mich:, over the n. ? . 0., preferring that to the excursion trip. He has- a farm near' that town. Quite a number of the llellalro "folk* ivho spent,twe weeks at 'Atlantic ind other eastern resorts are home igaln, and all had a delightful tlnu?. The Infant son of Maude J??nnlW lied yesterday of cholera jnfuntum. I'lie funeral will,occur to-day. Jacob Duga, of Crestline, contem* dates returning to this city and engaging In business here.