THE WELLINGTON ENTEEPRISE. WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 5. 1898.
PUBLISHED EVERY WEDNESDAY,
THE FRENCH rRINTINQ COMPANY
O. It. COUCH, RECEIVER.
PAYABLE IN ADVANCE.
One Year $1.00
Blx Months 50
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 5, 1898.
The Gold Democrats in West Virginia
will not support the free silver nominees
of the Democratic party in several dis
tricts. General Kitchener is experiencing
Borne of that adverse criticism which has
been hurled at the victorious American
officers. It seems that fault finding is
The slayer of the Austrian Empress
gets a life sentence and will not be per
mitted to talk to anybody. Undoubtedly
this is the most effective punishment
that can be imposed on an anarchist.
The silver Democrats of Maryland
have nominated a candidate in the 1st
Congressional District in opposition to
the regular Democratic nominee who is
a gold man. This is the beglnlng of
what may be expected in other districts
throughout the country before the elec
tions in November, as the Democratic
party is not willing to be committed to
a gold standard. They are essentially a
silver party at 16 to 1.
The analysis which the Southern press
has given of the Cuban situation con
firms the wisdom of President McKinley
in recommending to Congress inter
ference on the part of the United States
rather than the recognition of Cuban
independence. Many of the most proml
nent Democrats of the South are go
ing on record in favor of the policy out
lined by the Republicans in Congress
under the advice of President McKinley
in his message.
The total coinage of silver dollars un
der the so-called free coinage of silver,
from 1792 to 1873, was only $8,031,238.
For the fiscal year ended June 30, 1898
the total coinage of standard sliver dol
lars was $10,002,780 or $1,971,542 more
than for the eighty-one years under
which the country enjoyed the blessings
of free coinage. And since 1873, that 1b,
from Feb. 12, of that year, to June 30,
1898, the total coinage of silver dollars
has amounted to $497,692,446. That is
the answer of the Republicans to the
charge that they are enemies of silver.
What does free and nnlimited coinage
mean? It means that everybody will
have his stock of the cheaper metal coin
ed into dollars which receive the govern
ment's promise to make up the defken
cy of their intrinsic value, while he sells
the higher priced metal in the market
In this manner individuals control the
coinage both as to quality and quantity,
while the government should control it
and say what metal and how much
shall be coined. The government, in
order to control coinage and circulation
must buy the bullion and coin it on its
The opposition to the suspension of free
coinage in 1873 came from the bullion
brokers, just as the hostility to limited
coinage at present comes from the mill
ionaire silver miners. Mr. Gutherie,
Secretary of the Treasury under Presi
dent Pierce, bad ordered the mint to re
ceive sliver from private individuals and
coin it. The bullion brokers thereupon
collected onr silver dollars, which had a
nominal value of 100 cents and took
them to the mint and had them coined
into minor coins. Two silver dollars
yielded not only four half dollars, but in
addition wonld give a dime and almost
half a dime, or about seven per cent pro
fit. From $250,000 to $1,000,000 were
made in this way.
In the present day the proposition is
for the people to authorize the great
mine owners to take their silver to the
mint and have it coined without a cent
of expense. They then propose to have
the right to exchange their silver dollars
for Treasury notes. These notes are kept
at par with gold by the government, and
an examination of the Treasury reports
shows that there have been redeemed in
gold since 1893 Treasury notes to the val
ue of $92,574,618, while a very much
smaller sum amounting to only about
$45,000,000 has been redeemed in silver.
In other words the bullion owners want
a gold dollar for their silver, but want
the people to accept their depreciated
silver for what it will bring in the mar
ket. If anyone doubts this let him read
the bill offered In the Senate by Senator
Stewart of Nevada in 1893, which receiv
ed the support of the silver forces.
Several of the populist conventions
have declared against the issue of bonds
to conduct the war, on the ground that
no bonds were issued during the civil
war, and Populist candidates are telling
the people that they refused to vote for
the war revenue act because of this fact
It this is not deplorable Ignorance it
cannot escape the charge of being will
ful deception. There were issued from
July 17, 1861, to Mar. 3, 1865, bonds to the
amount of $1,090,361,100, bearing Inter
est in coin at the rate of five and six
percent. In that time altogether eight
bond issues were authorized, independ
ent of temporary loans, certificates of
indebtedness, one and two year notes
and compound interest notes, aggregat
ing an additional total of 11,190,561,787.
46. The issue of demand notes and
greenbacks amounted to but 1456.252,858.
29 in the aggregate, whereas ttie total
debt of the United States, less cash in
Treasury on October 31, 1865, was $2,
39,596,758.80, almost entirely growing
out of the expense of conducting the
Conducted by R. H. Klnnlson,
Important Change In the Child Labor and
Truant School Law.
Thinking the public should be con
versant with the law relating to the em'
ployment of minors, and the compulsory
attendance of pupils at the public
schools, we have thought it timely at the
beginning of the school year to publish
the law enacted last winter amending
the former law relating to the employ
ment of minors and to truancy. The
amended act is know as the Davis law
and is as follows:
"Section 1. Be it enacted by the Gen
eral Assembly of the State of Ohio, that
no child under the age of thirteen years
shall be employed in any factory, work
shop, mercantile or other establishment,
directly or indirectly; and no boy under
fifteen years of age, and no girl under
sixteen years of age, shall be employed
at any work performed for wages or
other compensation, or in assisting any
person employed as a wago-earner, when
the public schools In which district such
child resides are in session, providing
this act shall not apply to females work
ing at household work.
"Section 2. No minor under Bixteen
years of age, and no girl under eighteen
years of age, shall be employed at any
work at night-time later than seven
o'clock In the evening nor earlier than
six o'clock in the morning, and no minor
under eighteen years of age shall be
employed inany of the places named in
section one of this act for a longer period
than ten hours in one day, nor more than
fifty-five hours in one week; and every
such minor under eighteen years of age
shall be entitled to no less than thirty
minutes for meal time at noon, but such
meal time shall not be included as part
of the work hours of the day; and every
employer shall post in a conspicuous
place in every room where such minors
are employed a printed notice stating the
maximum number of work hours re
quired in one week, and in each day of
the week from such minors, such printed
notice to be furnished by the chief in
spector of workshops and factories, and
approved by the attorney-general; and it
shall be the duty of every employer of
minors to keep a correct record of same,
which shall be open to the Inspection of
the chief and district Inspectors of work
shops and factories, giving the name of
each minor employed and place of birth,
residence of parents or guardians, and
the character of employment engaged in
by such minor, and such record shall be
corrected whenever a change occurs in
the employment of such minor.
"Section 3. Any person or corporation
who shall employ any minor contrary to
the provisions of this act, or who shall
violate any of the provisions thereof,
shall upon conviction be fined in any
sum not less than twenty dollars nor
more than fifty dollars, or imprisoned
not less than ten nor more than thirty
"Section 4. It shall be the duty of the
inspector of workshops and factories to
prosecute all violations of this act, when
the same shall come to his knowledge,
before competent authority, and the
chief and district inspectors of workshops
shall have authority the same as is in
vested in the truant officer of any school
district to enforce school attendance of
any child found violating the school
laws, or he shall make complaint of such
violation to such truant officer, or to the
clerk of the board of education in said
district; and all fines collected under
this act shall inure to the benefit of the
school fund of the district where the
offense was committed.
The State School Commission, in com
menting upon the Attorney-General's
interpretation of the above law, says,
"First That boys must go to school
nntil fifteen years of age, and girls (ex
cept when working at household work)
until sixteen years of age; and
Second That inspectors of workshops
and factories are empowered to co-operate
with truant officers in the prosecution of
violations of the provisions of the Davis
law." The household work referred to
implies that it is work for which com'
pensation is rendered and not merely the
assistance In home duties such as parents
require of their children.
There is ample reason for this state
ment of the law in the Enterprise, as
already this year our truant officer has
been called upon to help some of the
parents see the duty they owe their
children in regard to attending school.
The above law is a good one, and the
attention of our Board of Education and
of the Superintendent has beon called to
its enforcement in Wellington, as far as
it pertains to truacy, andit will be
TOWNSHIP TRUSTEES OF LO
RAIN COUNTY ENDORSE IT'
They l'ana a lteitolution Favoring a
Special Levy for Road Building.
There is a growing sentiment In Lor
ain county that the county should not
be behind other parts of the State In the
improvement of its public roads. This
sentiment was manifested by an earnest
and intelligent representative company
of men composed of the trustees of a
large number of the townships in the
county, and a number of others, who
met in the grand jury room at the court
house on last Saturday for the discussion
of the subject. Three years ago the town
ship organized an association for the
purpose of conferring together in regard
to a more uniform system of road super
vision, and have since held annual meet
ings. For the meeting this year, the
president, Mr. F. D. Warren of Welling
ton township, after consulting with othor
trustees, decided to make a more ex
tended movement for the subject for con
sideration and invited the representa
tives of the press and other gentlemen
to be present. In response to the invi
tation, Mayor Levngood and A. R. Web
ber of Elyria; Mayor Fauver, N. Huckins
and A. G. Comings of Oberlln, with the
editors of the Republican and Democrat
of Elyria and News of Oberlin were pre
sent and joined with the members of the
Association in the discussion.
By section 4758 of the revised statutes
of the State of Ohio, quoted in the News
of September 23, and subsequent me-
tions, "the county commissioneas of any
coucty when they become satisfied that
the public interests of their county
demand and justify special action for
the improvement of the roads therein,
etc.," are authorized to levy a tax, of not
exceeding four mills on the dollar after
submitting the question to the voteis of
the county, for the improvement of cer
tain designated roads. It was along this
line that the discussion was pursued, re-
sultinein the unanimous endorsement
of the project by the passage of the fol
Resolved that the county commission
ers be requested to take such action as
may be legally necessary to bring about
a vote of the county at the next April
election to determine whether the county
shall undertake the construction of free
turnpike roads between the incorporated
towns of the county, and upon such
other roads leading to the towns as may
be deemed wise by the commissioners.
W. & L. E.
Knights Templar Conclave, Pittsburg,
Pa.. Oct. 10th to 14th. One fare for
round trip Aug. 8th to 13th inclusive,
return limit Oct. 18th by deposit of tick
et return limit will be made Oct. 31st.
Sandusky County Fair, Fremont, 0,
Rate of one fare Oct. 4th to 7th. inclu
ve. Returning limit Oct. 8.
More than twenty million free samples
of DeWitt's Wich-hazel Salve have been
destributed by the manufacturers. What
better proof of their confidence in it's
merits do you want? It cures piles,
burns, scolds, and sores in the shortest
space of time. J. W. Houghton.
One hand loom with all attachments
except Ithe wheel. Address Mrs. Chas.
Mills, Wellington, 0. (2to39(
Will of J. B. Flickinger, late of Cam
den, admitted to probate.
Josiah Wright, of Columbia, adjudged
not insane and discharged.
State of Ohio vs. Otis F. Perray, charg
ed with being juvenile disorderly person
Sentenced to boys' industrial school at
In guardianship of Carl Hensner; petl
tion filled by Geo. C. Prince, guardian
for order to invest funds in resl estate,
Hearing had and $300 order?:! invested
in real estate, s.
WW .4 4 4 4 4 t.
wnere trie oioca loses its m
intense red grows thin and
watery, as in anemia, there is
a constant feeling of exhaus-
tion, a lack of energy vitality
and the spirits depressed.
of Cod-liver Oil with Hypo-
phosphites of Lime and Soda $
is peculiarly adapted to correct
this condition. The cod-liver Z
oil, emulsified to an exquisite
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JU1CHC55, tuic-ia tut uiuvu uirtwi
and feeds its every corpuscle,
restoring the natural color and ft
giving vitality to the whole
system. 1 he hypophosphites
reach the brain and nerve
centres and add their strength
ening and beneficial effect.
If the roses have left your
cheeks, if you are growing
thin and exhausted from over
work, of if ape is beginning
to teU, se SCOTT'S Emul
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All drunrbts! joe. snd li.oo.
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GRAND GIFT DISTRIBUTION-
Full Set of Six War Memorial Spoons
Absolutely Free to Every Family
In the United States.
For sixty days we'll give absolutely
without cost a full sot of six War Mem
orial Spoons to every family sending us
cash order for Household Furniture
selected from our catalogue, no matter
whother the order be for $1 or $1,000.
This means that we're going to add fifty
thousand names to our list of permanent
customers. We're going to demonstrate
that it pays to send direct to the factory
for furnitnre. This distribution will
cost us thousands of dollars and make
us thousands of friends. Each spoon is
of a different design four U. S. Battle
ships, including the Maine, Soldiers in
Camp in Cuba, and Morro Castle. These
spoons are not the cheap kind, advertis
ed extensively at $1.00 to $1.50 a set.
They are warranted best coin silver plate
on a base of pure nickel silver (not low
grade brass.) They will wear ten years
and become a priceless heirloom for fut
ure generations. Send for a copy of onr
catalogue to-day. You should enclose a
stamp or two to help pay postage, QUAK
ER VALLEY MFG. CO., 357 W. Hani
son St., Chicago.
A Household Necessity.
No family should be without Foley's
Colic Cure, for all bowel complaints. W.
Tissot & Co.
Lorain County Dental Association.
The last quarterly meeting of the
County Dental Association was held at
the hotel DeFoote, Monday afternoon
The following members were present:
J. G. Whorry, Elyria; John Burrows,
Oberlin; E. S. Keplinger, Lorain; C. S.
Kelsey, Elyria; C. W. Pursell, Lorain; J,
T. Siddall, Oberlin; E. F.Grose, Welling
ton; H. L. King, Wellington; W. L.
Holbrook, Wellington. The day was de
voted to the reading of papers and a
general discussion, Mr. John Burrows,
of Oberlin, read a very interesting paper
entitled, "Prosthetic Dentistery."
The next meeting, at which the elec
tion of officers will take place, is to be
held in Elyria, January 4, 1899, at Hotel
It Hits the Spot.'
When suffering from a severe cold, and
your throat and lungs feel sore, take a
dose of Fol- ey's Honey
and Tar, when the sore
ness will be re- lieved at once, a
warm, grateful feeling and heal
of the parts affected will be experienced,
and you will say, "It feels so good. IT
HITS THE SPOT." It is guaranteed.
W. H. Tissot & Co.
The following republican committee
men of Lorain county have been appoint
ed by the Lorain central committee:
Central committeeman, B. A. Perkins,
Kipton. Sub-committeemen, Maning
Kingsbury, J. M. Hurd, Webster Calkins,
Oswin Cannan Henry Weeks, Philip Rit-
Central committeeman, W. S. Aldrich,
LaGrange. Sub-committeemen, Allen
Mennell, Belden; Frank Scott, Grafton
Ed. Killipp, Belden; Daniel Nisbett,
Grafton; Chas. Pf eider, Belden.
GRAFTON VILLAGE. '
Central committeeman, J. J. Vaughn
Grafton. Sub-committeemen, F. C,
Smith, J. J. Vaughn, Grafton.
Central committeeman, Issac Everson
Sub-committeemen, Vernie Burge, John
Gordan, David Day, H. H. Vincent,
George Gillett, Earl Griggs, Abnos Stor
Central Committeeman, T. Phelon,
Huntington. Sub-committeemen, John
Hockingsmith, M. T. Chapman, D. P.
Wells. 0. Chapman, N. B. Griggs, C
Berry, 0. Derlam, Huntington.
Central committeeman, H. M. Powers,
LaGrange. Sub-committeemen, Calvin
Loomis. Z. R. Parsons, Alvey Seeley, S,
M. Powers, Perry Spicer, H. L. Johnson,
John Cliff, Earl Cragin, LaGrange.
Central committeeman, G. M. Garrl
son, Rochester. Sub-committeemen, 0,
Babcock, 0. J. Irish, Ed. McCowell, G,
Bushy, S. McCowell, Chas. Cowil, Rocfr
Central committeeman, W. B. LindS'
ley, Ponfleld. Sub-committeemen, E. 8,
Newcomb, Penfleld, S. Warner, Welling
ton; C. M. Bradstock, R. N. Wilson, A. B,
Hayes, A. W. Denham, Penfleld.
Central committeeman, A. E. Nash
Pittsfield, Sub-committeemen, W. M.
Horton, H. Betts, J. W. Stone, A. 0,
West, Pittsfield; Mahlon Braun, P. Mc-
Roberts, Jr., Oberlin: Edgar Cole, Well
ington;E. M. Rogers, LaGrange; Orrln
C. Metcalf, Pittsfield.
First precinct-Central committeeman,
H. C. Harris, Wellington. Sub-corn
mltteemen, C. Church, Grove Howk,
Howard Rust, John Folk, Wellington,
Second precinct Central committee
man, F. D. Warren, Wellington. Sub
committeemen, Isaac Wright, E. H. Per
kins, Gilman Youngs, P. C. Clifford,
E. Bradley, Wm. Clifford, Legrand Root,
Wm. Stevenson, Henry Hlnes, Wm,
t We are Here to Stay i
Notwithstanding all reports to the contrary, the same
extremely low prices will continue in effect for the next 30
"Seeing is believing". Come and see and be convinced.
H. W. Bennett,
East Main St.
Big Department Store
EVER J1ADE IN
Gii. Witklmon ft Ci.,
SERPENTINE ELASTIC STAY
prevents cracking at the sides near
the sole. A simple remedy
which overcomes a long
standing defect In
. . . SOXjID B"3T ...
D. B. QOODSELL.
Men's winter russets and box
calf shoes English and
Men's horse hide, heavy sole,
leather lined shoes. Do away jq
with your rubbers ; buy a pair Zl Q
of these waterproof shoes for " v
Men's heavy sole winter shoes,
most dealers would call 4 Av
them cheap at $2.50, Our I y I
price in lace or congress.. x '
Boys' Shoe, $1 and npward.
Youths' Shoes, 90c and upward.
A glance into Our window
will convince you that
We have the Latest
Styles at the Lowest
We have Just
We have a full and com
plete line of the latest
styles in Ladies' Winter
Slippers the finest ever
shown in the market.
Come and be convinced
received a ship
ment of Ladles'
Shoes; We put
them In this Sate
Remember that we have everything
styles that we can sell you at old
styles at old style prices.
The following jurors have been se
lected to serve at the next term of court.
Geo. 0. Bliss, Ridgeville township.
John Wright, Wellington, flrBt pre-
C. W. Babcock, Rochester.
W. J. Saxton, Russia, first precint,
Joseph Paddock, Ridgeville.
Chas. Avery, Pittsfield.
Wm. Rupp, Lorain, fifth ward.
John Heslip, Elyria, second ward.
D. F. Curtice, LaGrange.
J. M. Jaycox, Avon.
A. J. Fredericks, Russia, first precint.
Frank Bonsor, Lorain, second ward.
A. E. Stiwald, Amherst, first precint.
G. A. Hardy, Camden.
H. K. Day, Elyria, first ward.
A. B. Annls, Amherst, second precint.
Mell Bennett, Carlisle.
Charles Irish, Lorain, fourth ward.
Orlin Rose, Camden.
D. P. Wells, Huntington.
8. G. Cole, Columbia.
John Slater, Ridgeville.
A. B. Taylor, Elyria townsip.
John Jennie, Amherst, first precint.
Emmet Gregg, Lorain, first ward.
Charles Stone, Pittsfield.
Isaac Root, Grafton township.
John Cowley, Eaton.
Theodore Russell, Grafton village.
Frank Prlndle, Carlisle.
15 cents buys a box of Flag Stationery
French Printing Co,
f "Home" C2.
I Bell "664".
All our shoes are direct from the man
nfocturer and bought for spot cash. We
are willing to throw all profits aside in
order to get you started with us.
Ladies' vestlng-top shoes, $3.50 t q
and $4 grade, go in this Bale ZLrl
These goods are new and of the latest
styles. They are not faded out from
old age. Every pair of cloth tops are
We are selling
School Shoes at
a Price much
lower than you
will find else
where. that we advertise. We have no old
style prices, but we can sell you new
REPORT OF THE CONDITION OF
AT WELLINGTON. OHIO,
before the commencement of business on the
first Mouday of October, 1898.
Loans and Discounts 101,560 51
Bond Account 38,506 80
Over Drafts 671 2 J
Real Estate 6,178 20
Furniture and Fixtures 3,157 60
Current Expenses 1,591 10
Due from other Banks and Bankers 34,467 90
Cash and Cash Items 4,838 60
Capital Stock Paid In $25,000 00
Surplus 1,067 09
Undivided Profits 5,261 16
Due to Other Banks and Bankers.... 2,623 69
Individual Deposits 1,56920 89
I, J. H. Rust, cashier of the Home Savings
Bank Company, do solemnly swear that the
above statement Is true to the best of my
knowledge and belief.
J. H. RU8T, Cashier.
State of Ohio, county of Lorain, 8. S.
Sworn to and subscribed before me this 4th
davof October 1898.
GEORGE L. BI.INN, Notary Public.
WANTED SEVERAL TRUSTWORTHY
persona in this state to manage our bus
iness In their own and nearby counties. It
Is mainly office work conducted at home.
Salary straight SBOO a year and expenses
definite, bonaflde, no more, no lest salary.
Monthly 875. References. Enclose self-addressed
stamped envelope, Herbert E. Hess,
Prest., Dept. M. Chicago.
Good pasturing, plenty of water and
shade. Inquire of James Bwitier, or
Dr. Smith. tf
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