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| fUBKSBl'KG'S SOCIAL ACTIV ITIES. ghost People job Knew. j, Goff is in New York B B. Evans was at New , Tuesday. MJj Ernest spent Easter Sun J'iowt Wheeling friends. Dlc Core was at Fairmont day has. M. Hart spent Sunday a Pittsburg friends. h v Moore left for Washing ton Monday morning. jj. Freeman was in Parkers ; Monday. joree Muegee visited parents Vheeling this week. tobii Stewart was at Fairmont ,Dday. G.Smith was at Fairmont lesday. t B. Davis left for Washing ,Wednesday. i-\ j|| A. Lang was at Salem dnesday. y. S. Price left for Baltimore dnesday evening. > Henry Brannon was in ^city a few hours lastTuesday. [ev. S. L. Maxson is in Wash on. ur and Mrs. J. Horner Davis 5 visiting relatives at Union n. Pa., this week. Viiss Mattie Collins, of the Id Ton Store, is east selecting r spring stock. tfrs M. Dolan and little daugh ? Bessie, left for New Yorkl |esday night. ev. D. F. Forrest, D. D., and | Ee, left for Washington, D. C.. dnesday morning. Rose Chorpening was I litng lriends at Grafton Satur-1 j and Sunday. Jr. Joseph Cheuvront was Ions friends in the city last ,unlay. tfisses Mamie and Ida Hay Ind are expected home from ishington next week. Miss Lillie Koblegard has spent keek at home, resting from her |dies at Wilson college. diss Delia Haymond left for Jrbersburg Saturday evening, fere she will be the guest of i Blanche Dellicker. I. Bassel. Harry Rapp, Will | seman and Harry Smith ai ded EaRter services in Graf | Sunday evening. i Cora Chambers, of Bar b's Ferry, is visiting her fcther. Chas. Chambers, on | |te street )ied?Flora Davisson, daugh of P. m! and IdaL. Davisson, their home near Salem, W. ., March 23d, 1893, age 1 year 16 months. lumberland, Md., was visited amost destructive fire Wednes r. 'arkersburg elected the aieht Republican ticket at municipal election held there Tuesday. Chorpening, of near dgeport. had his large barn, sther with all his farming nsils, harness, etc., entirely troyed by fire on Wednesday :ht. lie State Sunday School Con cern will meet at Clarksburg mt the first of May. The ses ?will last about two or three fs, and will bring as delegates ny of the most prominent listers and citizens of West ?ginia. These visitors must properly cared for and enter ed while they sojourn in our f. Steps should be taken in ? to have all the necessary alignments made. fhere Is still considerable Wry about the taking of Mr. B. Maxwell's saddle horse, a horse was found by Mr. tam Lowther, who learned ""ugh Mr. Matheny that his Oakey Matheny, had just 'Bhtahorse. As has already m stated, Mr. Matheney says tpurchased the horse of a man 0 called himself Nay, and who 1 he had traded for the horse' Clarksburg. Mr. Maxwell's vard for the return of the se and conviction of the thief |s 1300. Nay said he was going jGrecnbrier at the time of the -Bed sale to Matheney, but so the searchers have found no ^ either of Nay or the thief. ie new directors of the ?d Insane Asylum at Spen are W.H.Shumate, of Ralegh F. B. Enslow, of Kana Is and B. W. Foster, of Cabell. |eir terms begin to day. The letter "i" is in "it." Conrt House Monday 8 p. m.. are you going? The Cecil Watson Dramatic Company gave an excellent _per formance at MusicHall last night. It was one of the best of the sea son and they have consented to remain to-night (Friday.) Mr. Lem Alexander, who has so efficiently served as pit boss with the Morris Coal and Coke Co., for some years, resigned last weetf to become manager of Mr. George B. Ctiorpemng's ag ricultural interests. All the ministers of the city are arranging to have their reg ular congregations assemble at the Court House Monday night. Go early if you want a good seat. The music and the beautiful floral decorations at the Episco pal church on Easter Sunday were special features of the oc casion that have called forth many favorable comments. Dr. Forrest's sermon was a splendid discourse. The Court Houso will be crowd ed on Monday night. There is no charge to hear Miss Varnum who, as a lecturer, is probably surpassed by no lady who has taken the platform in this decade. When such names as E. P. Goodwin. W. Fi-ank Stout and W. A Marsh were placed before the executive committee last Sat urday, it made the selection of a candidate for County Superin tendent a very difficult task. Among men with such splendid records no one could reallv con clude that any particular one was especially deserving. Only one could be named, and it mattered not which one was chosen, for we were sure of a scholarly man and a gentleman. The West Virginia University bovs, composing the Banjo,Man dolin, Guitar and Glee Clubs, were introduced to an audience made up of our most cultured people last Monday night. They delighted their auditors and re flected the highest credit upon the organization. It was a verit able feast of melody and song, rendered with rare skil! and burnished with flashes from master minds that wo will heir from in future years. The. new dwelling house be longing to Mr. S. R. Harrison, of the Merchant's National Bank, was entirely destroyed by fire on Sunday eveniDg. The fire originated in the second story while Mr. Harrison and his family were at home and occu pying the lower rooms. The household goods were mostly rescued from the first floor. The house was almost fully insured, but there was no insurance on the furniture. Mr. Harrison will build again during the summer. Through an advertisement in a daily paper a correspondence be gan between Mr. John Chepman, of Keyser, W. Va..and Mrs. Mag gie Ghenn, of Newark, N. J., which resulted in a romantic wedding at Keyser the other night on the arrival of the train No. 1 from the east. Between four and live hundred people were at the train to meet Mrs. Ghenn, who was a widow of prepossess ing appearance. The Republican county execu tive committee met at the court house last Saturday and selected Mr. Arthur Clark as the Repub lican standard-bearer for county superintendent. Mr. Clark's home is at Shinnston, where he has officiated at different times as principal of the public schools with becoming dignity and credit to the profession he adorns. He is at present principal of the Shinnston schools, is a man of progressive tendencies and has a good education. He has been one of the most successful teach ers in the county and is a thor oughly practical man. Mr. Clark will be elected by a good major ity if the Republicans do their duty and come out to the polls. As an officer, he will do much to to increase the power and useful ness of our schools. The following persons have recently married in Randolph county: Alva Yeater. to Mar garet R. Pitts; Thos. J. Pearcy, to Susan M. Orrahood; Maud Dotson.to Eva B.McGeorge;Wm. G.-Cattrill. to Emily J. Bughes; G W. Husk, to Sarah Reed ;David Pa! Dotson. to Belle Costilow; Jesse P. Cox, to Anna Brown. LOCAL NEWS. KATHEREB FROM BIKFEREKT ANB VARIOUS PLACES. Mr. Jahu DeW'itt Miller, the noted lecturer, will be in Buck haDooo April 18. Gov. MacCorkle has appointed H. A. Robinson Mine Inspector for the new mining district for West Virginia, created by the last Legislature. Goodwin Atkins and Mrs. Isaac Nelson, of Wayne county, have just been married. Atkins made only one call upon the lady, and 24 hours after was married to her. Mr. J. W. Dyer, formerly of Jane Lew, writes the editor a pleasant letter from Holton.Kan., where he is now located. He re ports a pleasant trip and is en thusiastic over the beautiful prai ries of Missouri and the farms of Kansas. Clarksburg. W. Va. ? The directors of the Merchants Na tionalBank have purchased prop erty upon which a splendid home for this prosperous institution will immediately be erected. The bank is enjoying a healthy growth. It has $100,000 capital and $30,145 surplus andundivided profits. Its deposits are UnlfflS, and its total resources $434,715. The oflicers aro popular and pro gressive bankers: T.T.Lowndes is president. Thos. W. Harri son. vice-president; L. Raymond cashier.?American Banker. (N. 1'.) Mr. M. C. Clayton is now the sole proprietor and owner of the large drug store on Main street originally known as "Dr. Carr's. Mr. Clayton's agreeable manner and pharmaceutical accuracy have attracted to him many friends, who will wish him suc cess in all his undertakings. His drugstore will compare favorably with the best in the state, and his | growing trade is strong circum- 1 stantial evidence of "satisfied customers." You can read abou t him elsewhere in this paper without offending him in the least. Very pretty and appropriate services were held in the Cloff Chapel, M. E. Church, on last Sunday. In the morning the regular services were held, and in the evening the Junior League entertained the Senior League with a pleasant song service. After this was over the Easter service was given in the audience room which was crowded to over flowing. This service consisted of responsive readings and music and lasted about one hour. A collection amounting to over $180 was taken by the use of the "benevolent cross." The whole day's exercises were pleasant and profitable. Baptist Church. The regular services of this church were held last Sunday and the ordinance of baptism ad ministered at the morning ser vice. The popular and able pastor preached both morning and night and, as usual, was greeted with large and attentive congregations. The subject of the sermon at night was, "The triumph of Christianity over Death." Rev. 21:4. Perhaps it is not too much to say that no more eloquent ser mon was ever delivered from a Clarksburg pulpit. The present pastorate began six months ago and during that time 35 new members have been received into full membership the pastor's salary and all the current expenses of the chnrch have been paid, with a balance in the treasury; and the church has given to Missions $292.36. Every department of work is well sustained and the membership progressive and hardworking for the advancement of the Master's Kingdom. Ketp It Up. Ed. Telegram:?Now that it has been tested and proven that the stores can be closed prompt ly at 7:30 p. m. there is no reason why all onr merchants cannot fall into line. It is one of the best movements that has been origi nated for a long time, and its success and permanence will de pend upon the strict observance of the closing hour. It is ap proved by the very best people of the city, and the merchants Who have readily adopted it have made many warm friends. WKST UNION WAJFS. Dr. Elliott. a prominent citizen of Salem. has lately removed to W ebster county. Ross Uulin and a number of I oil men have returned and will soon go to drilling- on Nutters Pork. Rev. Hammond is meeting with good success in the sale of his pictures, "Tree of Life and Tree of Death." Ho recently whole I saled one thousand pairs of them to a Harrison county ma?. The Hotels ore taxed to their utmost capacity to accommodate the guests. Indeed many per sons attending court have been obliged to go to private families for lodging. We need more h$ tel room in this town. .. While everybody was at the school entertainment last Thurs day night Mr. Seymore Snider ;?nd Miss Cora Davisson wont slyly .o the M. E. Parsonage where they were met by the Rev. Hammond who very soon pro nounced the happy words which made them man and wife. The nfTair took everyone entirely by surprise.?Heivrd. iv>"s'rav. Weston World. Carl Vance spent Sunday nt his liomJ in Clurksburg. R. L Zinn lias typhoid fever at the residence of his sister, Mrs. J. A. Mimiicli. j L. E. Bennett, representing the West; Virginia Business College lit Clarksburg, was here Friday. John B. Hart, one of Clarks burg's prominent young business min, wag in the city Friday night. Mrs. Ed. Hugill and children and her sister, Miss May Smith, are the guests of L. Smith and family and Mr. and Mrs. B. L. Drutmnond. Miss Smith will re turn to Clarksburg with Mrs. Hitsill. .Married. | James?Wiseman April 2d, at 3 p. ni at the residence of the bride's parents in Bridgeport, W. Va. by Rev. Wm. Davis, Mr. .Marshall James and Jennie Wiseman. The wedding was a i-ery pleasant, quiet affair, only i few intimate friends being in 11 ted. The young people have a -osy littlo home in Bridgeport, ind earnest wishes for happiness ind success to attend their journey lown life's checkered vale. D. Dr. Geo. B. Morris the venera 3le dentist who visits here regu arly has had a severe attack of rheumatism recently and writes ?is as follows : I will bo unable to fulfill my engagement in Clarksburg March 1st, but will be there June 1st, if ill is well. la-tf. Geo. B. Morris. BUSINESS NOTES. Big line of dress goods, all fresh and new. The Bargain store. 20-2t Miss Dare, of Baltimore, will take charge of the millinery de partment at the Bon Ton Store. Window shades of all kinds, from 23cts. up. The Bargain store. 20-2t Go to the Bee Hive Store for Columbian Collars and Cuffs, 25 cents a set. Millinery opening at the Bon Ton Store Saturday. April 8th. Go to the Bee Hive Store for big line of hosiery, 5c. pair up to 75c. Go to the Bee Hive Store for men's working pants, 90c. gcod value. v,' Go to the Bee Hive Store for big line of Men's Columbian negligee shirts all prices. An exhibit of pattern hats at the Bon Ton Store Saturday, April 8th. 20-2. Big line of ladies'. Misses' and children's underwear, at bottom prices. Bee Hive store. The Bon Ton Store has a beautiful line of Lisle Thread Hosiery in all colors. 20-2 The Bee Hive stAre. open from 6:30 a. m. until 9 p. m. Saturday evenings 10 o'clock. Big line of wall paper selling at cost. The Bargain Store. NOTICE. 1 will be in my office at the Court House, in room No. 8,on the 15th and 16th days of April.1898, for the purpose of testing weights and measures under Sea 8 and 9 of Chapt. 59 of the code of West amended in 1891. S. W. Gordon, Supt of Weights and Meas ures of Harrison county. New goods at the Bargain store. 20-2t Highest of all in Leavening Power.?Latest U. S. Gov't Report jszsxsm ABSOLUTELY PURE Gentle reader. it takes hard cash to run a newspaper. KiDd words, good wishes and long obituaries -just to help fill up your paper" aroall very nice, but if you would only bring some thing along to fill up '.he editor it would be adding stars to your crown. Marriage*. Prink Douglass, age 22, to | Myrtle Cornoll. ago 17. Frank C. Boyer, age 21, to I Carrie E. Williams, ago 111. Marshal Janes, age 28 to Jon me Wiseman. Joseph Exe'.in, ago 69 to Isa belle Robinson, ago 45. TrauNfrra. William Meams to Silas B. | Kemper, int. in land; Grant. E. S. Davis to M. S. Davis, | 84ia; Grant. S. B. Kemper to Thomas A. | Davis, int. in land; Grent. Matinda Moams to same, samo; | Grant, H. B. Morganadmr. toCharles| Lanham, 20<Ha; Tenmile. James Douglas to M. B. Cur kendall, 2a; Elk. C. A. Hardraan toG. A. Ogden, I 514a; Sardis. Felix W. Martin to Mononga hela R. R. R. Co., 20,S-20a;Eagle. I AmosV. Kramer to Samantha| Sandy, 1 lot; Sardis. H. F. Criss to Nora E. 1 lot; Clark. E. M. Turner to Clark Wagon-1 er. 15}a. and 5 p; Union. Laura J. Romine to Oscar F. Hall, int. in 92a 155p; Elk. Robert Lowe to Wm. Gray, 1 | lot; Clay. Mary F. Brown to Rachel Mil | ler, 4a, Eagle. Maggie McDermott to Addie B. Sprout, la; Eagle. Alveni Cunningham to Nelson | Robinson. Bfflja; Eagle. M. F. Griffin to John L. Grffin, 16a; Eagle. V. C. Reynolds to James W. | Young, 1 lot; Union. D. L. Nutter to J. J. Lewis, | 135p; Grant. Mary E. Meams to same, int. | in land; Grant. T. F. Williams to J. M. Ritter, | int. in land; Tenmile. F. M. Shreve to Amanda A. | Weekly, 80a. 4p; Eagle. Head Thin If you want to buy a small farm of 67 acres of good land with good bouses and other im provements. in one Of the best neighborhoods in the county and within J of a mile of church, school house and post office; good coal underlying?not sold?and on line of a proposed railroad. Price reasonable and terms good. Call od or address Hauvey W. Hakmf.k, Clarksburg, W. Va Wanted?Purchaser for pure bred Shetland pony, cart and harness. Pony is thoroughly broken, can be driven by a child and can trot off readily with two grown persons. Eor particulars address Box 22, Pruntytown. W. Va. 20. Mrs. Fred Lacy will occupy the^ building opposite Holmes' shoe store with a fine line of millinery and hair goods. All are welcome. 20 2 Don't forget to call and see new goods at the Bargain store. 20-2t Lace curtains, embroideries, I laces, etc. The Bargain store. 20-2t More Lumber for Sale. I have on hand about 100 M | each of poplar and oak lumber, seasoned, suitable for planing I mill work. Also frame lumber, | flooring, ceiling, patont siding common weather boards, wains coting in W. O. R. O. ash, chest-! nut and butternut, single and double surface lumber. Any one wishing to buy building material will please call and see my stock on Saturdays at my place of business. Thinking the public for past patronage, I remain Very Truly, D. B. Hankey, | 20tf Quiet Dell, W. Va. I,ATE IiOCAUv What Prominent lliuduraa Men ire DoIhc. You'll Imv.' a tit if you ?' t niraniiml f?>r a Milt nt W*n?m?kfr .V llrnwn'a lirnncb ofllre, A. 8. Well*. ni,'?'nt, Sbiittlowortli lilot'k. Wilt Iiicycles ?"Ramblers" from 165.05to $175.00. Cash or in stallment pliiti. Cull on R. C. Dsburn. 3d Street. 17tf Look ln'ri<! A. 8. Well* represent* Wutmniaki-r A Hrown, tlto liiRpint alotliii'm in Ami'riini. t'ull mill wOii't yon h|>riUK KtiitH. Shuttlnwortb Jllork. It. T. Lowndes has just re ceived a IttFgo quantity of Timothy. Clover and Blue Grass Seed of cholco quantity. 11-tf Timothy, Cluver nnd Blue' Grass seed for salo by 11. T. Lowndes. 11-tf Dr. A. M. Jarret, dentist will bo in Clarksburg April Slat, and remain !> days. Wait for him and have your work done ii the latest style. FOUR lots situated or. Bastable avenue. Clarksburg, are offered for sale. Inquire of C. Spring Bands or li wAvilliams. 14-tf. Swiss Nainsook and Hamburg edges also beautiful colored em broideries for dress trimmings at the Bon Ton Store. 13-tf For Gormerlly it Jeffory M'f'y Co's Bicycles of all kinds, call oil R. C. Osburn, lid Street. Cash or installment plan. Terms to suit purchaser. l"tf Persons looking for choico Wosi Virginia lands, either tiin bered or improved, will tlnd it 1o their advantage to correspond with P. I. Lynch, Craigmoor, W. Va. 18tf. Stinchfleld & Joyco Merchant Tailors, have just received a line lino of imported and domestic, woolens for the spring and sum mer. Suits from ^ 1H,00 up. No trouble to show goods. Call and see them, opposite Koert house Lnmbrecht is still selling watches, clocks, and jewelry of all kinds at prices to suit all who appreciate a line quality of goods. 14. Carpets of all kinds. Big lino of brussels. Call and got prlcos. Cut to match without wasto. The Bargain store. L'C-"t liOlSKMAN'H COUUIl HYRITP In tho boat remiidy you nan find for bomrneneaa, croup, oongb and antlima. The ar. cent Ixittli'i are monsters for the money. Wliy cougli, lmck, unit, Hiiitlle 1111(1 make ? noiay uulaiuico of rountolf wlion JO Rood n remedy in Hi band? 8Uip that couolil It may lirinir you trouble. Take tloreman'l Cough 8jrup and do not be fooled into buying w.mn tliiiiK elae oolled "ju?l bh koihI" tio oauiu) tbu dealer want* a fanuy profit Bold bv all dealera. Buy your goods at the Bargain storo prices the lowest. Here We Are! aving purchased the stock of Staple and Fancy Groceries from tho Clarksburg Supply Co., at tho HofT block, I am now filling up the house by daily adding largo invpices of new goods and will keep on hand a full line of everything usually kept in a first class Grocery and Provision store. Country produce wanted. A share of public patronage solic ited. W. M. Mouuis, Hoff block, opp., St. Charles Hotel. Blooded Stock for Sale. II have three young full blooded Polled Angus bulls for sale. They will be registered if the purchaser so desires. Address, JOHN D. PICKENS, 18. Quiet Dell, W. Va. SOU OlsW.WMi Indigestion, and fltoraach tllaortlers, xn& BROWN'S IRON HITTKKS. All dealer* teen it ti rer bottle. Genuine baa I trsdc-KUUk ui<l ciotbwl r*.il liuet on wrapper Below we give the names of our agents in Harrison county who have bought and paid for "Susanna" and who will supply the demands. Cunningham Bros & Co Clarksburg; W. Horner, Lost Creek: Perine and Davis, Good Hope G.W Morrison, Mt. Clair; Francis Bros., Wtlsonburg; G. Zenta, grocer. Clarksburg; A O. Barnes, Bridgeport; Mike Post, Jarvisville; Bartlet and Dayton, West Milford; Mike Delan, Wolf Summit; T. L. Bailey, Reynolds ville; Mrs. W. B. Stephens, Syc amore Dale; R. S. Ogden, Sardis; F. H. Wilcox & Co., Wyait; Mrs Lib Jarrett, at the blind man's store. Shinnston; E. A. Wilson, Salem; H. W. Winter. Fleming ton; Bailey & Burnside. Bensou. All persons should send for pamphlets when out. Address Dr. L. A, Davidson, 36 West Milford. W. Va.