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j r Rn I rlliO 11 1 Central West Virginia j Clarksburg % btt I LARGEST CIRCULATION jn A prO I Tf| 1 j j in Central W??t Virginia rflbto I llH.j ?elcgtfttn. Demoted to Praotioal Information, gome Hews, Pure Politios, and tbe Development of \\)est Virginia's Resources VOL. XXXII.-NO. 29. CLARKSBURG, W. VA., JUNE 2. 1893. WHOLE NO. 1583 THE GREAT FAIR. SOME OF THE WONDERS TO BE SEES AT THE CHICAGO BX POSITION. F?ct> Written for the Beaeflt or Tele tfram Header*. We propose to talk with you for a few minutes about Chicago and the greatest Exposition the world has ever seen. We paid our first visit to the fair several months ago and what we then saw and learned was given to our readers in the form of the ??World's Pair Telegram.'' We have just returned from our second visit and are prepared to tell many interesting and indeed wonderful things. but our space only permit us to present a general idea of what ii is like. In the place it is well to remem ber that the city of Chicago is a big part of the '"great show." Chicago is territorially the largest city on earth, possessing ?n area of one hundred and aighty-five square miles and in population is surpassed bv no 3ity on this continent except New York. The World's Fair is well worth seeing and all who tail to visit it miss an opportun ity of a life time. Accommoda tions are reasonable and the talk ihat has gone abroad about high prices is without foundatien. Good accommodations may bo lad at hotels in the very heart )f Chicago at $2.00 per day. (This ncludes room and table board.) Two persons can easily find a ?oom and bed at from fifty to ?eventy-five cents apiece by go ng together and there are estauradts everywhereuEmiiuifi iVe rotmd many restaurants in ;he most fashionable part of the rity where one could get a fair ileal for 15 cents or a better one .'or 25 cents. Really prices are ower than in Clarksburg. A popular price for ham saHd witches was 5 cents, a cup of good coffee 5 cents, or a large slice of pie 5 cents, and at the same price many other very palatable dishes could be ordered. These rates may be found in the very heart of the city, which is seven or eight miles from the ex position grounds It takes a cable car or an elevated car about 35 minutes to run this dis tance and the price is 5 cents. A very rapid train making the trip in 15 minutes over the Illinois Central will carry you for 10 cents. Admission to the g/ounds is 50 cents, which ad mits one to everything connected with the World's Fair proper. There are several attractions however operated by outside parties that require an admissison fee to gain an entrance. There is no extortion practiced on the grounds and you can secure a lunch at reasonable rates if you look around for a reasonable lunch stand. To be sure there are High-toned hotels and Cafes at Chicago that charge an ex orbitant price, but no person is forced to patronize them. There remains considerate work to be done on the exposi tion grounds and is will be fully a month before every article will 01 its permanent resting place. . i? bost to get a bird's-eye view of the grounds in the very egmning in order to appreciate we grandeur and sublimity of e beautiful landscape and the great buildings. This view can e had from the r0Qf Qf the Manufacturers and Liberal Arts u wing, where there is a half promenade 250 feet above a fit ma. From this elevation P0sWDeviS WOnderful and seen Hk? it was ever w6r,,,m. any past age of the mes' ^Posing towers, tho^ ?Uterraces o^r which flutter and streamers ln tho sunlight Old Lake Michigan furnishes a back, ground for the sublime picture. The noise of the busy crowd, the strains of music from orchestras and bands playing the national anthems of all nations, the mur murming waters of the little lakelets and lagroons that are such a picturesque feature of the grounds, the matchless architect ure of the most wonderful build ings ever erected, the arched bridges that span the lagoons where the water fowls nestle among water Ullies and beautiful verdure of gorgeous hues make impressions upon the mind never to be forgotten. In our next letter we will speak of the many things to be seen at the Fair and how to see them. S. P. R. Ilonori to Bishop Kain. On next Wednesday at 8 p. m., the Catbdhcs of Clarksburg will give a public reception at Cen tennial Hall to the Rt. Rev. Bishop John J. Kain, of Wheel ing, recently named to be Coad jutor Archbishop of St. Louis. A cordial invitation, we learn, is vextended to everybody and we do not hesitate to say that the affair promises to be one of the most memorable events in the history oi Catholic demonstra tions in Clarksburg. Bishop Kain's great personal popularity among Protestants as well as Catholics, is a sufficient guaran tee of the immense audience that will probably greet him. Since he lias been called from^ West evening. It is a source of deepest regret to the Catholics of West Virginia that they are to lose from their councils such a man as Bishop Kain, but all seem to rejoice in knowing that his genius and worth has been appreciated by higher powers. Ilrouddiin College. 1 A great many of the friends of Broaddus College are expected here to attend Commencement I which takes place next Thurs day evening at 8 p. m. The court house has been secured in order to accommodate as large an audi ence as possible. The graduates are Misses Ethel Carle, Estelle Powell, Bonnie Smith, Vesta Wadsworth, Nannie Lowe, Lottie Cooper, and Viola Stitzer. Miss Powell issalutatorian and Miss Smith will have the honor of presenting the valedictory essay. This is one of the lar gest classes in the history of the inst tution and a very pretty Commencement is anticipated. The public are cordially invited to be present. The grandeur of the scenic success, Solomon, his temple and the queen of Sheba has never been equaled, in John Robinson's great show. There is no lack of mirth in this circus where the funniest clowns on earth hold forth. See the large -ad." in this issue. Mr. C. H. Davis, of Lost Creek, was one of our callers yesterday. He has just furnished Miss Stella Morrison, of Aaam ston, a very elegant upright piano, of which she has reason to be very proud as it is an ex ceedingly handsome instrument. Go to the Indian village Clarks burg Saturday night June 3rd and see the grand monster exhi bition. Every evening new and novel, the best entertainment of its kind ever given. A Freeport, Pa., man is catch ing all the mice he can and he vows that he will turn the whole herd loose if the women of that town appear on the side walks in hoopskirts. GOV. FOSTER. The Great Ohio Politician and FINANCIER FORCED TO ASSIGN. Fostoria, O., May 20.?Much surprise and excitement were caused this morning by the an nouncement that Charles Foster, ex-Governor, ex Secretary of the Treasmry and Fostoria's most prominent citizen, had failed and had turned his heavy financial in terests, in an embarrassed con dition, over to an assignee. The assignee is S. B. Gormlee, a prominent banker of Bucyrus, and a warm friend of Mr. Foster. The liabilities are given out by Mr. Foster as 1600,000, and tho assets as about the same. He made the assignment during the night, and the papers were filed at Tiffin by Mr. Scott, his attor ney. At an early hour this morn ing, the bank of Foster & Co. was closed on an attachment for 18,200 in favor of Isaac Harter Milling Company, and at the same time the wholesale grocery house of Davis & Foster was closed by an attachment for $1, - 200 in favor of O. T. Brown. The sassignment of ex-Secre tary Foster was the signal for the assignment of a number of concerns in which he was int^r The loss to business men who, were depositors in Foster bank is one of the depUjgjj|H| that will cause them to assign. A run was made on the Merchants' Savings Bank this morning as soon as its doors were opened, but with 80,000 in currency piled uponlhe cashier's desk, thfc de mands of all frightened deposi tors were promptly met and none turned away. The loss to Fostoria is a great one, and one that will require considerable time to recover from; but great as it is. the regret on thisacocunt in no way lessens the regret and sympathy expressed for Mr. Foster. It is conceded that his generosity and public spirit have been the indirect cause of his financial downfall, as he was ever ready to lend a helping hand. The failure is due to the fact that Mr. Foster-has been a very heavy indorser for three assigned wiDdow glass houses and the brass and iron works, his en dorsements for these companies aggregating over $300,-000. The stringency of the money market caused banks to request payment of the notes which precipitated the failure. Mr. Foster first began business in Fostoria as a dry goods mer chant.' Soon after the war closed he helped to organize the Fosto ria National Bank. By shrewd speculation in real estate he be came wealthy, and in 1879, when elected Governor of Ohio for the first time, was reputed to be worth $1,000,000. During the next four years he lost heavily in Lake superior copper mines. Mr. Foster is bearing up well under his crushing blow. He made the following statement to the public this morning: ??Words can not express the deep distress and humiliation I feel. If I could bear all the bur den that my failure will entail 1 should' feel a sense of relief.. It is no consolation to look back over a business life of forty-five years which has gained for mo a position of confidence that has rarely been achieved." J Another grand exhibition-will bo given at the Indian village next Saturday night A lot of new features will oe introduced. Doddridge l>ot?. Mrs. Milton Steel, nee Miss Rose Michael of Oxford, is quite ill at her home at Marion. Indi ana. Charley Cheu,vront. of Good Hope, Harrison county, was in town this week Born to Capt John W. Gatroll and wifo last Sunday morning, a boy. Mother and babo are doing well and the Capt was still liv ing last night?Record. Work on the Bank Building will begin at once and pushed to completion. Capt. Fred A. Lang, of Clarksburg, has the contract fordoing the stone work and will begin at once. About 8.000 pounds of wool bought by John Vanort in the upper end of the county for R. T. Lowdnes was taken up at Smithton Monday. The price paid for first grade wool was 20 cents. We aro informed that Lowndes has called his buyers all in for the reason that he thinks wool will be cheaper later in the season.?Herald. Fairmont Itrlefw. Mr. J. C. Smith, of the First National Bank, has been quite ill this week. He is threatened with typhoid fever. Yesterday we wero surprised and pleased at a visit from our young friend Joseph Reed, form erly of Boothsville, but recently ifrom the far off State of Wash ugton. Joe is looking well ped i took in the great Fair, which he says is simply immense, but will not be completed for some weeks to come. He will stay in this county until about the first of August. Mr. A. L. Hefner, proprietor of Brock's Cheap Cash Store, was forced to make an assign ment last Wednesday, not being able to meet his obligations. The indebtedness foots up 114,891.09. with assets aggregating about $10,000. B. F. Swisher and J. M. Lantz were made assignees, they being creditors. His near relatives are in for a large amount and many people of this county, his sureties on negotiable and time notes. Mr. Hefner has the public sympathy in his misfor tune.?Press. Every community, the small one as well as the large, should order its affairs on the presump tion that cholera is to cross the Atlantic and make the necessary arrangements to meet it. Every family should disinfect their home dwelling from cellar to roof. It is said the jailer of Cabell county feeds tys prisoners with ice cixiam on Sundays. This probably accounts for the fact that the jail is nearly always full. The Commencement exercises of the W. Va. Business College will be held as follows : Annual sermon June 25th. Literary Society June 27th. Commencement June 28th. Class Day June 29th. Closing Banquet June 29th. The friends and patrons of the College are cordially invited to attend. TheKickapoo Mediciue Com pany will remain in Clarksburg for a week longer and close their stay June 15th with the grandest exhibition ever given. There will be a grand balloon race, bril liant display of fire-works. A solid gold watch will be given away and numerous other attrac tioas. You cannot afford to miss it-i 1 -mmh&m MEMORIAL DAY. H E observance of Decoration day in Clarks burg was very well planned. The march to the I. 0. O. F. cemetery began about 1 o'clock and when tho graves of tho soldiers there and elsewhere in the vicinity had been decorated the members of the G. A. R. headed by tho First Regiment Band marched to the cojrt house where a large audi ence listened to addresses by Judge Grofl, Maj. A. C. Moore. Prof. J. N. David. S. F. Re<<d, Gen. Northcott, J. M. Holmes and Rev. Evans. The program was arranged by Mr. W. M. Morris, who presided during the exor cises and introduced the speakers. Henry Mayer, Esq., was uflicor of the day and Col. Henry Hay mond acted as marshal. The speakers wore given a patient hearing and tho addresses woro generally enjoyed by the large audience present At the ceme tery the usual salutes were tired by members of Custer Post No. 8. It was unquestionably the most interesting memorial day Clarksburg has had for some time. The association of the name of John Robinson, the prince of showmen, with Israel's wisest king and Sheba's queen is by no means inappropriate. What Solo in learning, wisdom and had the exceeding good taste and judgment to add to his wonder ful combination of hippodrome, circus, museum and menagerie thenewimpressional and expres sively grand biblical spectacle of Solomon, his temple and the queen of Sheba, which he is ex hibiting on a scale of magnificence and with a lavish outlay of capital which has no precedent. The show will be here at Clarksburg Thursday Juno 22d. EmeretHill, of Leon, W. Va., a meritorous young man, aged 22, was working at a saw mill near Leon, on Thursday evening 25th inst; the shed over the saw fell in, throwing young Hill aross in front of the saw running at full headway, cutting off his right hand and severing his head entirely from his body, throwing it a distance of ten feet This horrible death was the result of an unsafe shed, and the carpen ter had just come with nails and tools to repair it and make it safe, when the above fearful ac : cident occurred.?Ex. Down in Tucker county there is said to reside a man who has always made it a rule to flog his wife every time it rains. Last week there was so much rain that the woman died and the man is down with nervous prostration. A Logan county farmer traded his boy for two shoats, a banjo and a keg of whisky. He said the boy wag lazy, could flog his daddy, chewed tobacco, told lies and in other material respects wasn't worth a durn. Dr. Morris, the dentist, is in town this week. Go to the Bee Hive Store for silk Umbrellas at all prices. 28-2 The famous Kickapoo Indian Medicine nan can be seen at the Indian village for a week or two longer. Mr. H. Clay Morris has been quite ill at St. Louis, Mo., for several days and is expected home in a few days. Our talented townsman. Col. Philip Clifford, dashed up stroet this morning in his buggy bohind his 2:40 nag. stopped iu front of a hardware store and announced to n friend that another bright young son had put in an appear ance at his house to gladen tho hearts of his fond parontR, nnd later on to sorve his country. That tho youngster had tnado ft requisition upon him for a pair of red top boots and a high hat to wear to tho circus. Tho tlnest specimons of the cutest ponies In the world aro in the possession of John Robinson and are a feature with his great circus that comos horo Juno -id. Tho grandest specialties' ever produced are to be seen in John Robinson's tonted world of won ders. Ladeis' and gent's undorwoar at money saving prices. Uoo Hive Storo. 28-2 "Greenhorn" McDonald as ho is familiarly known to the boys is said to have loft hero with about f5,000, In hispockot with which he has purchased an in terest in a wholesale liquor home in Springfield. Ohio. Insure in the Provident Life and mako provision for the ex penses of burial. 20-4 Subscribe for the Tei.i'.hkam. Do not forgot tho Broaddus College Uaccalaureato, preached at the Baptist church next Wednesday evening by tho Uov. Dr. E. W. Wintrey, of Vit A largo audience is looli Lloyd Bughley ago 1 E. Kuight, age 21. Chalmer Mclntire ago 24, Nannie Shreve, age 21. Charles F. Randolph age 26, to Cora D. West, age 25. Grand illustrated entertain ments by A. R. Carrington and his drum solos cannot, bo ex celled by all other living lecturers at Music Hall Monday and Tues day, June 5th and 6th and mati nee. ? Rev. A. M. Bennett is to be con gratulated upon his success at Wilsonburg and tho prospects of a new Baptist church in that town, but his congregation will regret that he lias been called to another field for the summer. We hope he will decide to remain. The appearance of tho talented young tragedian. Mr. Prank Hennig, at Music Hall Jun. 10th. is already arousing much inter est. He has many friends here who have watched his career from the start, as a boy playing small ports, to the proud position of loading man for the representa tive tragedian of America. He has chosen for his appearance hero Shakespeare's historical tragedy, Julius Ceasar, and will represent a character in which he has gained a national repata tlon. Mr. Hennig is supported by Mr. Thomas W. Keene's cele brated company of players, whlchwlthoutdonbt is thestrong gest legitimate company before thepublio to-day. The sale of seats opens at Nusbaum's at once. THE OA TEST MARKETS. New York, May 20. 1883. QUOTATIONS or BEEVES. Extra M 00 Good to prime ? W 55 44 5 HO Fair to good ? 5 40 49 5 55 Common to medium .... 4 .10 44 5 85 Oxen and stags 3 25 (ffl 5 00 Bulls and dry cows 2 40 @ 4 33 Averuge to-day, estimated 5 35 44 Extreme range of prioea.. 4 50 44 8 00 Good to prime steers sold ono year ago at *4 45i ' ?t 75; tho average price was estimated at $4 40. BEEVES?Receipts for two dtya, 384 oars, or 0,413 bead?203 ears consigned direct slaughterers-S3 ears for ex port alive. and 118 cars for the market. Trading wuH active early iu tho day for medium to choice stoers, but slow for rough cattle.