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WEDNESDAY, MAY 6, 1896.
Jim t Si i Spring reception of elegant footwear. Art J jj Room Moulding: .' ' We've made it pleasanter than ever fM to look at wall papers. We've gathered There's Wisdom in Economy, m $3 in style, skill in manufacture, and $j high merit in quality. Spring Shoes i i it i i i u ft! And there are different sorts of economy. The economy which "saves at the spigot and wastes at the bung" is worse than no economy at all. The truest saving is to buy the. best your poefcet book will afford at the lowest price for which it can be sold. m more and prettier wall papers to look fcM fi' i, a Ti7n:;, f'K cnanenge spring uouhihs uuu tmim recognition that fashion gives to 6tyle. Distinct styles that are complete in sizes and active in the current sales. Any ton has skillful and artistic decorators. Ve have a large stock to select from, embracing floral, floral stripes, Persian Hi IM and damask effects. n foot can be fitted in anv or every 6tyle 1 OI.BllOe iniltUUll leu&unuuij ucutmanutu, m m nl m i SERAGE, the Shoe man. SERAGE, the Shoe man. LOCAL MISCELLANY. PERSONAL AND SOCIETY. 0..:- Uah1i n n V1,I Via flrnt nntirt 11C1U ilin Allan vuu.v Tuesday. Bicycles will now be checked the same aa baggage on railway trains. ; After July 1 the town is likely to have ' a lot of lamps and posts for sale. J. C, Bisbee has purchased the interest of J. S. Mason in the Star bakery. The Emerson building was occupied by a traveling museum last week. The goods in tho Saunders' photograph gallery were shipped east Monday. The business men patronize the Enter prise very liberally just at present. Tho mayor and counoilemen are hav ing quite a busy time of it just now. Eggs, butter and potatoes can be pur chased at very reasonable prices just now. It has now been thirteen years since standard time was adopted by tho railways. The auditorium in the Methodist church will soon be ready to hold servi ces in. . Flower thieves are reported to be mat inz niehtlv visits at several places in town. Blind Boone appeared at the opera house Friday evening. A fair audience greeted him. The prospective graduates are busy nreDariner their productions for com- manomnut The way has now been mado clear for the syndicate in Mansfield to build the electric railway. Change in time on the W. & L. E, May 10. They will run four passenger trains on auuaay. . . If the M. S. & W. railway is built the watering places at Savannah will be fitted up in first class shape. Arrangements will now have to be ' made to have the stars and stripes float over the sub-district school houses. Delegates from tho general conference will fill the pulpit at the M. E. ' church one Sunday at least in this mouth. The May meeting of the V. C. T. D. was held with Mrs. Dr. Gregg on Forest Avenue yestorday afternoon with a good attendance and interesting exercises. Sheriff Lord win offer for sale a choice building lot located on South street next Saturday, May 9. It will be sold from the north door of the court house in Elyria. 1 t Since E. II. Perkins has been commis sioned as squire he has cleaned up his office and placed things in apple pie order to meet the eye of those seeking justice. The Century Club will meet at S. S, ' Warner's on Friday evening. Dr. Gregg will speak of "Ian Mclaren and Drum tochty." and Mrs. Warren of "Various Attempts to find the North Pole." During the thunder storm Saturday afternoon the lightning struck the house owned by Horaco Mead, east of town, and did much damace and slightly shocked Mrs. Mead and her daughter, Nellie. Mrs. Eva L. Ballou daughter of Mrs. Battie E. Morgan (nee Masten) and the late Decola B. Masten formally of Well ingtoD, and grandaughter of the late . John I. Masten, of Rochestetownship, lAJUXlfJ, Ulcu nil uvi uuuiu m , 111., Sunday, May 3. F. S. Wadsworth made his returns to the county auditor last week of the prop erty listed in Wellington township out side of the corporation. The aggregate only reached $50,000, which is far below 1895. Horses are now listed from twenty . . i n . 11 j. . ln . .. w ininy-nvB uonurs, mo iuimei iw uo ing Bixty to one hundred dollars. Cows , were listed this year at fifteen to twenty dollars and sheep at two dollars per head. Mr. Wadsworth assessed the prop erty in tho township in 1850. It Is Coming, The contract for the erection of the building to be used for the electrio light plant was lot last week to Henry G. 81a- ' All M1! 1 .1 , WU A 1 n n . 4 . linayer.uLiBVtJiuuu, wiiu uuugieeuieuiuj be completed by June 27, 1806. The building is to be tiOxCO twostories high, nAmn. ita Olvin with atnnn fnnnrin. tlon, brick1 wall, metal roof and brick stack fifty feet high and w;ill cost $7,000. Six acres of land was purchased on Sat ii.i.urday, from the Misses Mullen, consider - ation $1,300. It is situated east of tho THE COUNCIL. NOTES FROM ABOUT US. W. F. Crosier spent Sunday in town. Mrs. J. P. Wood is visiting friends in Greenwich. Frank Wideman is assisting at the Star bakery. Mrs. G. L. Blinn is visiting friends in West Salem. N. T. Horr, of Cleveland, spent Sun day in town. Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Mason returned to Medina, Saturday. J. L. Sanford, of Lorain, spent three days in town last week. Sherriff Lord, of Elyria, was in town Saturday on oflieial business. Mr. and Mrs. Watson Lang, of Cleve land, are visiting friends in town. Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Kniflen, of Green wich, are visiting at It. C. Ward's. Miss Nellie Horr will graduate in a school of elocution in Boston, Mass., May C. Mrs. Sarah A. Horr, and grand-daugh ter, Gypsy, left for the east, last week to bo absent a number of weeks. Chas. M. Saga arrived Tuesday on a trip from Baker City. Oregon, to see his parents, A.J. Sage and wife, of Hunting ton. Mrs. Stroup, Mrs. Follansbee, Mrs. Dr. Gregg, Mrs. Frank Warren, Mrs. E. S. Houghton, Mrs. Mason nnd .Hattie Mas son, Miss Susan Pierce and Edith Pierce and Mrs. Orlando Smith attended tjio W. C. T. U. convention in Oberlin last Fri day. Mrs. E. West is stopping at Cambridge boro, Pa., at tho Hotel Devita, where Bhe has been for two or threo weeks past taking baths and drinking the spring water for her lameness caused by rheu matism and is getting along well under this treatment. Mr. and Mrs. M. A. Dangherty have now decided to 'reside in Indianapolis, Ind. Mr. Daugherty has been a travel ing salesman for the National Refining Co. for the last year, but has now been promoted to the position of superintend ent of tho western branch, with head quarters at Indianapolis. inns Represented In Tills Ixsue. The following named business interests of Wellington are represented in tho Enterprise: J.S. Mallory& Co., Wm. Rininger, dry goods; J. W. Houghton, W. F. Near & Co., F. B. Tissot, E. W. Adams, druggists; Bowlby & Hall, P. S. Brink, Wilder & Vincent, grocers; Benedict Hardware Co., Ransom & Wilbur, hardware; F. B. Ser age, H. C. Harris, Bonedict Shoe Co., boots & shoes; First National and Home Savings Banks; A. G. & G. L. Couch, Hoyt & Peters, furniture; C. E. Sutliff, Abbott & Jones, coal; J. H. Wight & Sons, jewelry; Hon. J. T. naskell, G. L. Blinn, E. H. Perkins, attorneys; R. N. Goodwin, C. Sage & Co., Jos. Binehowor, insurance agents; F. B. Gregg, physi cian; A. W. Hazel, II. L. King, dentists; Joseph Binehower, justice of the peace; B. Vanator, notary public; W. E. Peirce, tinware; W. G. Weaver, agricultural im plements; E. C. Jeffries, dealer in ,oils; Wellington Milling Co., flour, feed,' etc.; Wellington Box Co., cheese boxes, lum ber, etc.; Pratt & Horrick, dealers in feed. Circuit Court Decisions, The circuit court began lis session April 27 with Judges Caldwell, Hale and Marvin on tho bench. On Wednesday they rendered decisions in six cases, Much interest was felt in the liquor cases which had been appealod from the de cisions of the court of common pleas. All of these were affirmed, the rulings of Judge Nye being Sustained on every point, ine other cases affirmed were those of Robert Mischke vs Ohio; Olof Johnson vs. C. L. & W. Railway Co.; and Mary Gerke vs The L. S. & M. S. Ry, Tho judges wont from.here to Medina, to several cases, when they will return and finish their work here. Ordered l'ulil and Other Jiusliress Transacted. The council met in joint session with the township and cemetery trustees Mon day evening. All the members present. The chairman of the committee ap pointed to look after additional grounds for cemetery purposes, made his report. Tho umount of land desired which lies adjacent on the norlh and west sides o tho cemetery, is about three and one one hundredth acres. The following com munication was presented and read and ordered filed. To the Council of tho Village of Welling ton. Gentlemen: Understanding that tho Village of Wellington desire to acquire some por tion ot my land for use as an addition to the existing south cemetery aud desiring to facilitate the performance of your duties in that respect I herbv offer to soil to the village for that purpose a strip of land adjoining the cemetery upon tho westerly and northerly 6ides thereof, ex tending from the present westerly bound ary to a line produced by the extension of the present easterly line of Courtland Avenue and extending from the north erly line of said cemetery far enough to ;make the entire strip include three and 1-100 acres, on the following conditions: iirst. ihat tho entire expense of pur veys and abstract it same is desired by tho village, ho borno by the village. Second. Thut the village so grade and drain the premises as to prevent surfaco waters from flowing into or upon my ad joining lands. Third. That the village pay mo there for on tender of proper conveyance, with in three months from tflis date such sum of money as may be determined by E. F. Webster, O. P. Chapman and a gentle man to be selected by the council of the Village of Wellington; the villagQ to have no right of possession until the land is deeded and paid for. Fourth. That the council of the villago evidence its acceptance of this offer by proper council proceedings providing tor such purchase upon the terms specified, and deliver to me a copy thereof certi fied to by the clerk. It is understood that such council proceedings shall precede any submission ot the right to fix the value of the land to E. F. Webster. O. P. Chapman and the gentleman which may be selected by your body. In default of tho acceptance of this of fer within one week from tomorrow I will consider it rejected, being obliged to tako so short a time by the necessities of good husbandry. It is understood that in case said land is purchased, the trees on samo are to re main mine in case I remove them promptly. Esther A. Horm. Wellington, u., May 4, ism;. Mayor Couch was appointed to repre sent the village and township. The joint meeting then adjourned for ono week. The council then convened in regular session his honor, the clerk and all of the members present. The following bills were approved of by tho committee on finance and ordered paid: Lighting lamps, $38. Night watch, $45. Printing $69. Coal for lockup, $3.72. Hardware, $7.22. Team to fires, $4. Chimneys etc., $40.50. Care of park, $6.20. Labor on Btreets, $169.79. Blacksmlthing, $2.76. Lumber, $8.31. Sewer pipe, $7.40. A representative of the Electric Light Company, was present and requested the council to locate the points the poles are to be placed to receive the wires. The council then agreed upon the places, and the committee on lighting were instruct ed to advise the company, Tuesday morning. . The clerk was ordered to notify several property owners to build and repair walks. The council then adjourned. Probate Court. Gusta Draves, of North Amherst, sent to the epileptic hospstal at Gallipolis. Will of Grace Walker, late of Elyria, admitted to probate. H. J. Barrows appointed executor of will and estate of Susan Beers, late ot Lorain. ' William Bennett, administrator, plaintiff vs. Mary Fisher et al. Petition Wheat and Chaff Gleaned from onr Es teemed Contemporaries, Thirty thousand dollars will likely be appropriated for the improvement of the harbor at Lorain. The depositors of the defunct bank at Seville will receive ten per cent, in a few days and are promised the same amount later when the real estate is disposed of. The total amount embezzeled was $75,591.89. Judge Voris, of Akron, has been sued for $50,000 damages by an attorney of that city. The clover and grub worms are re ported to be making bad work in the meadows. The general assembly should have passed a law protecting the skunk and tho worms would soon be a thing of the past. Th school board in the hich school district at New London has hired Supt. Hood for another year. It is reported that vv. V . Harvey, now in Tiffin, expects to so out of tne cloth ing business soon. Representative Reed's bill to abolish the board of infirmary directors in every county in the state failed to become a law. The expected new depot at Oberlin will amount to a brick pavement laid io front ot the old landmark and a shed added on tho east end to make room for extra baggago and express goods, which consists largely of cases that usually arrive during the hot weather. Jacob Brubbaker, of Ashland, the old time dry goods merchant, has been forced to the financial wall. The county commissioners granted tho right of franchise to the Mansfield, Si. vannah & Wellington Electric Railway, Saturday. The outfit to propel a horseless car riage in Cleveland is to be placed upon a hearse tho first time out. That's right. Then if it cets away with the pilot no ono but the dead will get a shaking up. Common I'leas Court. RosinaC. Wadsworth of Wellington, executrix of the will of the late D. L. Wadsworth has brought suit in the com mon pleas court against the Clarksfield S one Company, asking for a judgment in the amount of $37,000. D. L. Wads worth, deceased, was a member of the company, and had become surety on a number of notes, which the plaintiff has had to pay since his death. Rosiua C. Wadsworth has also brought suit against S. S. Warner, of Wellington, in which she asks for $14,000. She claims that the defendant misrepre' sented certain facts to her in connection with the Clarksfield Stone Company, and she turned over property to help pay tho debts. Special to the Cleveland Leader from Elyria, May 3. l'ublle Sale. The household goods, consisting of car pets, tables, stoves, chairs, etc., belong ing to the estate of tho late Jesse Flen- ner will be sold at tho late residence south of town, on Saturday, May 23, 1806, at 10 o'clock a. m. . J. T. Haskell, Executor. We Buy the Best of Everything. "We sell on such a close margin of profit that our customers feel confident that bottom has been struct. Hence the active, progressive look of things which some people wonder at. Its very simple this honest shop keeping, when yon know how, and the trading public will always pin their faith to an establish ment of this kind. Press C Wedding Bells, Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Bowers, Hattie Bowers, Mr. and Mrs. David Gammel, of Akron, and Mr. O. Herrick went to Bellevue this afternoon to attend the wedding at 0:30 to night of Charles Clay ton Bowers to Miss Hilda Hancock, of that city. The groom is a graduate of the Wellington high schools -and the school of pharmacy at Ada, and the bride is an alumnus of the Bellevue high schools. Both are estimable young people having many friends In social cir cles, who will rejoice in their happiness. The wedding ceremonies will be at the home of the bride's mother, Mrs. A. Han C3ck, and they go directly to their fur nished home In Bellevue where they will be ready to receive their many friends. Mr. Bowers has been in business since hlB graduation, aa a druggist and pre scription clerk in a prominent house in Bellevue. His Wellington schoolmates ana menus or nis Doynooa extend con - Marriage Licenses. John Gibbons and Kato Laubenthal. Albert Alexander and Fannie Grills. Thomas Murdock and Lottie Cook. Muthow Martin and Minnie Coe. John Dechant and Annie Foster. Advertised Letters. The following letters remain uncalled or during the week ending May 4: Allen, A, R.; Clark, Miss Clara T.; Johnson, Harry E. Whitehead, Albert. C. W. Arneb, P. M. . DIED. Lowe. April 29, 1896, of heart trouble, at his late residence, on East Main St., Robert E. Lowe, aged 52 years. Funeral Saturday at 9:30. Remains taken to LodI for interment. When Natnre Needs assistance it may be best to ren der it promptly, but one Bhould remem ber to use even the most perfect reme dies only when needed. The best and most simple ana gentle renieay is ine Syrup of Figs, manufactured by the Cal ifornia Fig Syrup Company. .... i ' As It Is well established fact that, ca tarrh is la blood disease, medical men are quite generally prescribing Ayer's Sarsaparilla for the most loathsome and dangerous complaint Where this treat ment Is perseverincly followed, a thor oods Again. Never in such a position to serve your every need as now. The big stock fairly sparkles with spring freshness. Whatever your dress goods thought may be, here will you find it materialization. As to prices well they're right, absolutely right, or we couldn't do the business. Yours, , , r The Wellington Box Co. wish to announce the fact that they are in psit on to fill all orders that may come their way in the line of build ing material, sash doors, blinds, mouldings, and nil kinds of mill work made a specialty and at prices that are to be wondered at. We also wish to pay that we have just received a very nice lot of sidewalk material for which we are giving special bargains. Thanking the patronage for the past and hoping to secure our share in the future we are Very respectfully, Wellington Box Co. This is the way we put you in the swim. By giving you a little more and taking a little less than anyone else. We give our customers the benefit of the lowest prices possible every time. It pays you to trade here because yon get what you like and what you need. You certainly will be out of the "swim if you do not get one of the bargains of fered by us in our new line of BOOTS AND SHOES. Come in, we want to get your good will for life. We give you honest merit and your money's worth in every purcJuse. If you want to get in the swim and keep in. the swim do your trading with H. C. Harris Th only exclusive boot and shoe man in "Welliiigtoi. gratulations and good wishes. Big Four and south of the W. & L. E. lied for order to sell laud. ough cure is invariably the result.