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THE WELLINGTON ENTERPRISE, WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBK 22, 1897. THE ENTEBPEISE PUBLISHED EVERY WEDNESDAY, THE FRENCH PRINTING COMPANY G. U COUCH, RECEIVER. SUBSCRIPTION. PAYABLE IN ADVANCE. One Year 8ix Months ..$1.00 .....50 WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 22, 1897 00 000M EDITORIALS. The red two-cent Btamp will be sup erceded by a green one, In the near future. This is a return to the color of several years ago. It is stated the carmine ink used in printing is more expensive, f 10,000 a year being saved the government in the ink bill if green be used. Ireland is facing the prospect of a famine. This year's crops are a total failure owing to the excessive rainfall during the harvest season. It is said that the present harvest is worse than that of 1879,' which was the most dis tressing year recorded in the present generation. The calamity extends over the greater part of the country and the certainty of destitution is pro ducing a panic. Here is an opportun ity afforded for missionary work of a practical kind. r Thoughtful citizens in many states are beginning to think there are too many laws. Every year the national and local statesmen meet and go to work making laws as if the situation of the world depended upon them. Code follows code, only to be tinkered, amended or destroyed by a new corps 0f legislators. Overworked supreme courts flash their guesses into print from day to day, but the tangle grows worse all the time. It would be a blessing'to the'country to rock along at least ten years without a single new statue. Birmingham (Ala. ) Age Herald. More time and energy and public money is expended in the enactment of new and useless laws than is given to the proper enforcement of those al ready, in existence. We do not need more laws, but we do need a more Strict and impartial administration of what we now have, and such a course on the part of those officials whose sworn duty it is to uphold and carry out the intent of the law, would ele vate them very much in the estimation and regard of the public. When a man commits a crime against society and is proven guilty of the offense, he should be punished, but it (s to often the case that such a person Is permit ted to go free, and through some mere technecality of the law which does not amount to anything of itself and (i re ally an indication of a lack of good common sense and a breach of trust on the part of men who are employed by the public to protect its interests, t A case such as that of Agatha Willin, which recently occured in Cleveland, is enough to shake the confidence of every thinking man in the justice of our laws as made and administered by persons who are employed as servants Of the public to protect society from the agkauifs, of persons of evil disposi tion, In tliia omt the poor friendless German girl, who could not speak a word of English, was detained as a witness against u wretch who had assaulted her, and confined In a loath Borne cell, while the law took itl own time. The man who Oommltted the crime ngnlnst the Innocent girl was ad mitted to buil und allowed to walk the streets a free man. As a result of her confinement in prison, the gtrl lost her reason ; her hetdth Is broken, and Bhe will probably go to an early grave. Is this justice? Not by any means 1 Why was not the accused man brought to an immediate trial and the innocent girl saved from all the misery and degregiition put upon her In the name of Ihii law? Simply because the men who are hired to dispense the laws. and who nre expected to make no de lay in the , discharge of their duty, arrogate to themselves undue author ity in the mutter and run things to suit their own personal convenience, and U.o 'people submit. There are pletil- of people who would like to see things different, and so express them selves hi private conversation, but when it conies to publicly protesting against some tilings or wmcn society does not approve, they take a back seat and keep mum, for fear of in' curl ing the displeasure of some "big gun," who, if stripped of his feathers, would prove a very poor "speciment," indeed. -,: Then again, take that case of whole sale lynching which recently occured in Indiana. The victims were men who, Tor a long time, had committed depredations against their neighbors, and on several occasions resorted to measures of extreme cruelty to Induce their helpless victims to disclose the hiding place of their treasure. This band of villians had become a terror to the entire country In which they lived, and honest citizens stood in continual cmonoo fear of them. Now, if swift Justice had been meted out to these men Dy the courts, the people would have been satisfied and the terrible affair which occured might have been averted. Judging from the daily newspaper re ports, crime of all kinds is everywhere increasing. We have officers enough to catch criminals and law enough to convict them, and if the laws were properly enforced and speedy punish ment dealt out to convicted criminals it would have a strong tendency to check crime. While many business men believe they are benefiting themselves and the community by encouraging the oppo sition telephone movement, few realize that they are planning to isolate them selves from the outside business world. About 60 per cent of our toll business is done with Cleveland and the follow ing in reference to the Home Tele phone Company, of Cleveland, shows the probability of Cleveland service through the opposition company : Hon. M. F. Bramley secured an at tachment on telephones and switch board of the Home Telephone Com pany in Cleveland, on September, in a suit for $4,009.78, which he says is due from the New York Telegraph & Telephone Company for work per formed and materials furnished in lay ing the conduits of the Home Tele phone Company." Not many business men use the toll lines every day, but it is a decided advantage and conven ience to be readily accessible to the business public and vice versa. The Home Company has only 720 patrons while the Cleveland Telephone Com pany has over 6,000 i ubscribers. It looks much as if financial troubles will terminate this company's existence, as it has a majority of opposition move ments. PRESS CLIPPINGS. The usual gang of thieves followed the Barnum & Bailey show to Ashland and got in their work in great shape, entering a large number of houses while the inmates were watching the parade. The thieves extended their robbery far into the country. They gained access to most of the houses by means of skeleton keys. Ashland Ex. The Ashland Gazette tells the fol lowing fish story : "Thirty pounds of black bass is the amount of fish that were caught last Wednesday night by Robert Cowan and Frank Fritzinger at Savannah lake. They had a string of twenty fish, averaging one and a half pounds apiece. These fisherman are entitled to the championship cup for this record." Greenwich Enterprise. The Elyria canning factory is just now one of the busiest places in town A perfect swarm of men, J women and girls are at work. A basket of to matoes starts in from a farm wagon, goes into the scalding pot and after wards through the peeling process; then the vegetables are heated again, andput into cans, steamed to theboiling point, which are then closed and sol dered. It is remarkable how quick a basket of fruit goes through the var ious processes and is ready for the market. C. C. McDonald, the super intendent, understands how to run things down his way. Elyria Demo crat. The Cleveland Leader gives an in stance of a great miscarriage of justice in that city, that has not been with out a parallel elsewhere. One Agatha Willin preferred charges against man who had. assaulted her. The man was arrested and released on bail to await trial, The girl was wanted as a wit tiess, and fdr fear she might ifllfl away and not appear wheh wanted she was committed td fail. There she remain ed for a month until health and reason seemed about tojbe shattered. Atten tion was then called to her case and she was released. It the man against whom Bhe had brought the charge of assault had been promptly brought to trial and convicted or acquitted the girl could have b"en secured when her testimony was wanted, But when a person is arrested for a crime no body can tell when he will be tried and punished. In this case the girl was first a victim of the administra tors of the law, now she Is discharged, a mental and physical wreck, and no body has , been punished. Oberlin News. Over in Akron something of a stir in church circle has been oavised by the vigorous stand of the First Church of Christ, which is a large 'bat 'hot wealthy congregation, agatast cHtirchi socials, suppers, bazaars, etc. as a means of raising money Tot the Church purposes. The board of ider decided, against these things. Kev.'C. T. Tan ner, the pastor, preached 'a vigorous sermon against the practice, and by -1 unanimous vote the congregation de cided it waa better to make all'dcma tionstothe church in money 'given directly to the church. " The usual methods of securing ftinAa ' for the church purpose were severly criticis ed by the pastor. Not a few, people will give the congregation and its pastor credit for having sensible Views on the suDject, &x. V: Ladies, Take the Best. If you are troubled with Constipation, Sallow Sk-tA and a Tired Feeling, take Earl's Clover Tea, it ia pleasant to take. Sold by 'B.W. Adams. k A BIG BLAZE. THE WELLINGTON FLOUR MILL GOES UP IN SMOKE THE MOST DISASTROUS PIRE OF SEVERAL YEARS. ' The Lou Estimated at $33,000. Monday night Wellington was vis ited with the most disastrious 'fire that has occured here in several years. ; About 12 o'clock Marshal Williams started from the square to make his accustomed round in the north part of town. As he neared the grist mill at the Big Four crossing, . "he per cieved a dense, volume of black smoke issuing from the eastern cornice of the large structure. Realizing at a glance that the building was on fire, Mr. Williams hastened to the engine house and sounded the fire alarm bell. The, loud and hurried clanging of the bell speedly aroused the volunteer fire company from their comfortable beds and in an incredibly short spare of time they had assembled at the engine house, secured the machine and were upon the scene of the conflagration, By this time the whole interior of the main building was a seething mass of flames and dense clouds of smoke were pouring forth from every window. The fire soon broke through on the north side of the building and the efforts of the firemen were directed to this. The engine did excellent service and soon the flames were extinguished in this quarter, but only to break out with redoubled vigor on the northeast corner near the roof. : The fire had then gained so much headway that it was impossible to check it in the least. In the meantime the flames had at tacked the small frame annex on the west end of the mill, in which was the office and store room. The water was then directed upon this portion of the mill, and it was saved. By the time the Are was well under headway, a large crowd of men, , .wom en and children had gathered upon the scene and soon willing hands were busily at work removing barrels and sacks of flour and conveying them to places of safety. The building con tained about 800 barrels of flour, greater part of which was saved. 4000 bushels of wheat, entirely destroyed; 2500 bushels of oats, most of which were saved, and 1000 bushels of corn, all of which was burned. - The damage from the fire is " esti mated at $25000 with $9000 insurance. The origin of the fire is unknown. It may have resulted from a hoi box in the machinery, or from spontaneous combustion. Mr. Shelly worked on the books in the office until 9 o'clock the evening before, and when he left everything was apparently secure. At the time of the fire about ).4000 bushels of grain belonging to other parties was stored in the mill. This is a total loss, but Mr. Shelley says he will bear this loss himself, notwith standing he is not legally responsible for it. , . ', At one time the large wagon factory building on the opposite side of the street was in eminent danger from the fire. This building Is of brick; but on its roof is a large cupolo built of wood. This caught fire, but the blaze wag promptly extinguished by some one who had anticipated the danger and mounted the roof beforehand. No wind was blowing at the time, and this was a most fortunate circum stance. Had the wind been blowing from the east or tiortll, the means at hand could not have prevented the names from spreading to other build ings near by and the fire would have become general. It might even have proved as disastrious in result as the memorable conflagration which de BtrOyed nearly all or the south side of West Main street about three years ago. That the fire was not more disas trous in result was entirely due to1 the prompt and heroic efforts of the volunteer nre company and those of the bystanders who assisted in the - re moval of the goods that were.shved. The firemen deserve especial credit for their conduct throughout., They did all that could possibly have been done with the laciUties at hand. ; The burning of the floor mill is a serious blow to the business interests of this place. Uto 'to the time Mr. shelly came here, but a rew months &go, the mill was toot considered much of a factor in the business interests of the town. Mr-. .Shelley, who is a DraC' tical miller of long experience, uur chased the mill and by virtue of his progressive ideas and sound business mahafcethemt made it whnt it was one Of the rhost valuable business indus tries Jti this place, and it has done more iti' one season to insure the fnture jJroMerity of the town than any other single inaustry in it. . . WILL REBUILD AT ONCR. 'far. Shelly is not discouraged by the ill fortune which has overtaken him rand says, "as soon as she cools off and the insurance matter is adjusted I will commence ,to rebuild the mill. I would like to erect a brick and steel structure, but will have to be governed Dy the condition or my finances. You may say for me, if you like, that in all my experience I have never yet found a place where the efforts of an honest man are more appreciated than in Wellington, atnee my advent' here. I have received : the most courtious treatment and kind consideration from everybody. I sincerely appreciate the many expressions of sympathy and good will which I have received, and although the blow is a hard one for me, I would be a poor specimen of a man indeed were I to give up in de spair in the face of such encourage ment as this." The size of the ; Frightens many a man when he comes to settle for his cash purchases. To pay high prices for your Dry Goods and Groceries does seem an awful waste ff monty. You can hardly afford to dismiss the proposition I make unless you have money to burn. GROCERIES DRY GOODS 18 lbs. Granulated Sugar . ... . . . .... ........ . .$1.00 Everything in the line of wool goods is advanc- 19 lbs. Soft White 1.00 inj daily We will hold the price down a8 ong 201bs.ExtraO : 1.00 . t .. . lib. Royal Baking Powder..... ...39 oar present stock lasts. Rolled Oats, per lb. . 03 Our line of 25 cent all wool goods can't be beaten. lib. Corn Starch..... U5 They are very Btylish and handsome, and must be XXXX Coffee, per lb V. 11 seen to be appreciated. Levering " " H 10 bars Bell soap ; .25 : 10 bars Erie soap .25 ' 10 bars Lenox soap 25 BLACK GOODS Standard Oil Co's Water White Oil ...08 Gasoline .09 We are showing a very complete line in plain fldoz. clothespins .05 and Brocaded. Prices ranging from 25 cents to Country Lard, lib .08. fl You cannot afford to pass them by. " " 61bs. or over .07 No. 1 Dairy Butter .16 ' iqt. fruit jars.;.:....... 48 WALL PAPER 2 " " " 69 Full size tumblers 02 New 8tock' just received- If you are thinking of If you wish to see good bargains, come in and papering, we have the newest stock and lowest inspect our 10 cent table. priceB. We sell Clothing cheaper than any other concern in town, and WG have proof Of OUr assertion, backed by a large and complete line. D. ' CASH - Some things which are Bargains. 40 cent Tea $ 25c , , Calnmet soap 10 cakes ........ 25c Hires root beer 20c. Good fine Rio coffee 15c Mason jars, per doz 48c. , Pumpkin, 3 cans 25c. Tomatoes 3 " 25c. Heinze bottle goods 15c. Flour per sack 1.35. Why cannot one grocer sell the same goods at the same prices as another? He can; on the same basis. These prices are only for CASH. T, S TUCKER. HOW TO FIND OUT. Fill a bottle or common gloss with urine and let it stand twenty-four hours; a sediment or settling indicates a diseased condition of the kidneys, When urine stains linen it is positive evidence of kidney trouble. Too fre quent desire to urinate or pnln in the back, Is also convincing proof that the kidneys and bladder are out of order. , - . WHAT TO IK). There is comfort in the knowledge so often expressed, that Dr. Kilmer's Swamp-Root, the great kidney remedy fultills every wish in relieving pain in the back, kidneys, liver, bladder and every part of the iirinary passag es." It corrects inability to hold urine and senldin,',' pain in passing it, or bod effects following use of liquor, wine or beer, and overcomes that un pleasant., necessity of being compelled to get up many times during the night to urinate. The mild and the extraor dinary effect of Swamp-Hoot is' soon realized. It stands the highest fur its wonderful cures of the most distress J-ng cases. . If you need a medicine you should hove the best. Sold by drug gists price fifty cents ond one dollar. For a sample bottle and pamphlet, both sent free by mail, mention The Enterprise and send your full post- Office address to Dr. Kilmer & Co, Binghamton, N. Y. The proprietors of this paper guarantee the genuine ness of this offer. , u A Large Assortment of OS L.' C8 AT HQ yLU 0 riw ' , AT ' B. Goodsell, A - IfcTr) OlfcTE IFjKICE. BOWLBY r I For Fresh Roasted Coffee Every Lady Desir e& to appear1 weli dressed but no matter what tne quality of her dress. may be, it is not effective unless' accompanied by a stylish and becoming hat, I have a new and large assortment of Hats and Bonnets in all the Latest styles and Shapes, and a great variety 1 of Triranrngs. Miss A. K. Seymouri who was at one time with Mi -8 Brown and is well-known to tha ladies nf Wel lington, is with me for the 'Winter Season aai wiBl personally attend to the trimming. , . I have also a large stock of Laces, Ribbons, Em broidered Goods, Tips, Etc. Call on me. Eosalie McCoy. East side Public Square. Ready for Business. I have just received a very handsome and complete line of MENS' SUITINGS and am ready to make you a Suit of Clothes or an. Over coat cheap. Drop in and in spect these samples. E. S. Hollenbach. For a Sound Sleepanci a good a-s.., ' Drink ABSOLUTELY PURE. ' i, j Glefeiaiid 8000a bill -7 -r9 AND HALL. FOUND Oh the East side of Nbntfi. Main street in the basement of J. S Mallory & Cote, store.. Fred Rodhonsa. nail? ceries from one of the Fresh and Neatest; assortad SfnoV r Call and see, he always keeps a supply at his old stand on Prospect- street.. Goods de livered. Have you used his Baking Powder? ' . Bucklen'i Arnica Salve. The best Salvo in the world for Cuts, Bruises, Sores, Ulcers, Salt Rheum,' Fever Sores, Tetter, Chapped. Hands,, Chilblains, Corna, and akin Emplons, and positively cure. Piles, or no pay required.. It ii guaranteed-to give per fect eatisf action or money refunded.. Price, 25 cents per box. For sale by ; W. F. Near & Co, druggists.