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proper names plainly. We can gneas at ? almost anything except a proper name and have hopes of bang correct. ? Long letfauR oonoerning unimportant ' ; - Batten will not be published. . Moat reporters think they anst write * long letter or none. Bnon make a se rions mistake. . If yon only hare one item and that S'; ,; -only makes three linea, sent! it on and 5;' . don't try to add a pngu to it. jjPV,"" Always sign yonr real name some where. We want yonr letters not later than Wednesday.?Eo. t Bltehie Sew*. Col. Stewart, the oil man. has a stcck of over five million funuy stories. He has only told about fifty thousand of them in Harris ' ville. Married, on last Friday, Ulysses G. Ban-old and Miss Catherine J. Swadley. by Rev. L. W. Roberts, at the M. E. parsonage in Harrisville. Mr. Lorenzo Reed and Mis. Laverna Jones were married by Rev. E. J. Wilson on Monday, J.ane 21st Dr. Wm. M. Rymer has had four wedding' paties at his house, and there is now only left his ? son Homer.?Gazette. Went Cilna. ' - We hear that Albert West of Auburn. will soon start a new ^.livery business here. The trade in that Hue has become so great here that there is room for an other business of the kind. Rev. Jesse P. Snodgrass en tered the marriage relation the third time last week when he united in holy matrimony with Miss Bettie Strosuider. of Center i Point The strange feature of it is that the Reverend's three wives are all living, he having been divorced from the first two.? Record. Mrs. Alton Powell and child ren, of Clarksburg, are visiting Mrs. Powell's parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Holmes.?Herald. Bnckhaanon Britfe. Miss Mabel Fleming returned Monday to her home in Shinns ton, after a pleasant visit here of two weeks. Attorney G. M. Fleming was up the railroad to Alexander and Newlon on legal business Tues day and Wednesday. Rev. Dr. Lacy will preach at the Church of the Transfigura tion Friday evening of this week. He will preach his farewell ser mon next Sunday evening. Miss Addie Flanagan, who at tended school here at the Acad emy several years and was a great social favorite with our people, was married at her home at Toll Gate, Ritchie county, on the 21st to Dr. H. M; Rymer, of that place. Teachers' Institute is in nession here this week at the court house. Prof. F. H. Crago. of Wheeling, . and Prof. H. A. Darnell, of this county, are the instructors. There was an enrollment of 110 on Monday, the first day. President B. W. Hutchinson returned last Friday from the Ohio Wesleyan University,where he is a member of the Board of Trustees. He left for Flatwoods Saturday to dedicate a new church.?Banner. Fairmont Iteaii. One day recently a little son of Martin Wagner, while playing with some other boys on the - porch around the Barnsville de pot was pushed off the porch and broke his arm between the wrist and elbow. Miss Jennie L. Sutton, of Wil office, were married at 740Ttiir.l street northwest, at 8 o'clock Thursday evening.?Washington Post Mr. Eeed U a son of our towns man, Frank E. Reed. His many friends here extend congratula tions. The Baptist Sunday school, of this place, is contemplating hold ing a picnic at Gypsy Grove on July 4th. All the members and scholars are requested to be pres ent next Sunday afternoon at 3 o'clock and complete the ar rangements. The assembly of the National Union of West Virginia met hero on 8unday, eight councils being represented. B. H. Tackston, of Huntington, was chosen presi dent of the meeting, and Charles Morningstar, of Wheeling, secre tary. Prof. Thomas C. Miller, of this place, was elected senator for West Virginia for the ensuing two years in the national organ ization. whose next session" will be held in Detroit, in July. A very quiet wedding was cele brated at the residence of Mr. William B. Holbert In Grant dis trict. on last Wednesday evening, at which Mr. Flavins J. Pepper and Miss Ida B. Holbert were made man and wife. It is reported tbat an Italian was robbed of $300 on last Mon day by a shell man. He was un able to give a very intelligent ac count of how it occurred, but on Tuesday he swore out a warrant before Justice Fisher and ac companied by a -constable he started in pursuit of the show, hoping to get hold of the thief. Not much sympathy is felt for a man who will be caught in such an old and well advertised game. In this case it is claimed that the money was not bet on the game, but was taken out and exhibited at the table when a fellow grab I bed the roll of bills and made away with it?Index. ~ ~ Without a Mother. What a thrill of saddess pre vades our hearts when we read thesfe words, "without a mother!'' Such is the home of Rev. D. M. Simonton. the well-known postal clerk on the branch. Sunday, July 2d. Mrs. Simonton retired as one in perfect health ot 10 p. m.. and as the silent hour of mid night drew near death came to the bedside and placed his icy Angers upon her. "She sighed and ceased to speak." In less than twenty minutes the house hold jewel was taken away, heart failure being the cause. Thede ceased's maiden Dame was Re becca Jane Hart, and was born Oct 15th, 1853. She was mar ned March 4th. I860, to Rev. D. M. Simonton, wus converted and joined the M. P. church in De cember. 1860. At 9 o'clock. July 4tb. the old Baileytown church bell swung to and fro; but how unlike the peals of the old Liberty Bell which the day co memorated' Remarks were made by Revs Wade. Weese. Bailey. Yoke and Conway at the church, to per haps the largest crowd that ever assembled there on a like occas ion. But words of man can add no luster to her name. The pure lifo she lived tells the whole story. It needs no comment. has fallen asleep to awaken to greater joys. She was the mother of seven children, all surviving her Mother is dead! But her works still live and will grow brighter and brighter as the years roll on The friends of the deceased have the sympathy ot all. "Grieve not as those without hope." F. ? , c utties oi tl air August 22-23 and 24. tf _ A Fkie.vd. '' V?'' Ju'y 5'h. "93. Remember the dates of the All* A ?>?") 1 _ 1 . were tioo. D. B. chu (All denomt Numberc 10rt & Officers andt__n Scholar*, 725. ^ Total membersh Average ( Monfcyse _ the past year. Amoant cont lent or missionary*) Amoant contribt. and county Sunday sociations, $4.60. Number added' fc from the Sunday s The following1; elected for tne < W. Youne. Pn Reynolds, Hiram 1 Talmam; D. L. Pe.._ J. M. Holmes, Asb't i [Post, Treasurer.' ;L Executive Commitfc Boring C. C. Post. George McKinli ley Sommerville Bornside. Delegates to count, school convention: Homer Waters, E. D . J. W. Young, C. C. Ta D. L. Perine. ' \ Interest very good. % The convention was1 tamed by the good ? Olive. Respectively Subr D. L. f~' Brown'* JHili. -j| Corn is a little short looking very well. The is looking fine and thai meadow grass is extremely ligh neighborhood. The apple and pe? going to be small and Rood quality. The auction which going on here for a brings quite a crowd to our village. G. W. Fenton and .,i were married this s agreed to disagree ? takes two hoases to There have been i ber of letters sliped i office lately and some good chat Prof. S. B. ]? in our town several MM4ca in the interest of his profi Grade Cabinet Hioto. well mo mi ted. Artiato P.rviTV"'; very been HI|T Hnffalo. ' ;; We have mail now six davs every week. The Yerkey band ha2 gone to Avon to furnish music for the Sunday School Convention to day. which is in session. The wheat crop is depriving some of celebrating the 4th. ex cept in the field. The funeral sermon of James Maddoi was preached by Rev. Hess at Ml Olive U. B. church last Sunday. g ^ Iu Colored Circlet. -Mrs. Smith and little son, of Buckhannon. are visiting her E* *Irs'J" L- Jones, on Mon ticollo Avenue. Miss Jessie Boll left Wednes day morning for Weston. th?I?liSandy I,enders?n. ?ne of the oldest citizens of the town died at his home last Thursday evening and was buried Satnr rh!Ir'^VilIiam Lower<r has pur property on Mechanic St Mr. Taylor, of Bridgeport.^ in the city Tuesday. enjoyabTe^ayisSg^^ Jfotlct to Trachrrn. There will be a special Pea body Institute at Clarksburg, ?Inly 1< to 21. Hon Houeh and Prof. A. J Wilkinion instructors. A teachers' ex amination will be held at Clarks burg. July 24 and 25. " P. M. Harbert, '? >?' County Sup't Jfe Narrowly Escapes. GEORGE FAIRFAX KILLED. * . ?? - The sad news reached this city on Wednesday of an accident that resulted in the death of George Fairfax, who was well known here and attended Broad das last term. Ho was here on a visit about three weeks ago and attended Broaddus com mencement. The calamity that caused his death happened while young Fairfax was driving in a buggy with B. M. Despard, Esq.. of this city. The horse ran away and threw both the occnpants out, stunning Mr. Despard. while his companion had his skull crushed and both legs and arms broken. t*eorge was about sixteen years old. and was a son of Gay Fairfax, Esq., of Reedsville,Pres ton county. His parents are prostrated with grief. They had a pleasant home where Mr. Des pard was often a welcome visitor. Mr. Despard is not seriously hurt, and is expected home this evening. Young Fairfax was highly esteemed by all who knew nim. Elder 8. 8. Bearer, ofMoAlliiterrille Jnniatta Co.. P- hi^fi ject to cramp 10 the stomach. Lwt summer she tried Chamberlain's ehliV cholera THE LATEST MARKETS. ?'^e\y Ynnx, Monday, July s, 1808. quotations or beztk Common to medium .... 4 flora ? iw Texan* and Colorado* 3 <B in 4 as Oxen and stag* ? ui ?? I <5 Bulla and dry cowa 2 50 44 8 Average to-day. estimated 3 00 @ aVen,8e prioe BEE Via ? Beoeipto' were 849 dSreofJn5,8^ 241 can consigned toMi to slaughterers?36 ears forex SXd73 ,or th? market ?? ? ? exception offering all went to the boose on Daily shannon nvenue, ft Clarksburg. West M-8m.# SALVE, salre in the world for onto, uses, sores, uloera, salt rheum fever 5&S. hMkfcSuuSS? ?52i " "options, and pogi 0r-no P*/ "quired, it is guaranteed to give perfect satisfac tion, or money refunded. Prioe 2.1 cento box. tor sale by Clayton & 12-ly Atnan named Harry Kecher orKorker. a harness-maker of Mays" lie, Ky., aged about 27. and claiming Newport as his home, made a desperate, but un successful attempt at suicide last Sunday eyening. He cut his throat from ear to ear. partly severiug the trachea and inflict ing a horrible wound. He used a razor and his escape from in stant death is almost miraculous. DB. DBUMMOXD S LIGHTNING Remedy for Rheumatism has the unqualified en<oEe?"t^M SffaSilkS1* " a safe and re! onUu?prPrii or sent by pretSid Agents wanted. 23tf A Wild Boj. Tiie town of Livermore, Cal., has a wild boy that eats grass lives on roots and herbs and does all sorts of strange things. For years this wild boy has lived in his father's pastures, and has been as contented as any ordina ry mortal would be in a well Xurnished and comfortable home. The unfortunate lad has a name and a home, but he does not re gard either as much as any ra tional being would. He prefers to frisk around in his father's grain fields and chase the fright ened children of the neighbor hood down the country roads. John Worth is the wild boy's name and he is about fifteen years old. His father is Harrison Worth, who lives on a little tract or ground a few miles out of Liv ermoro. fhe boy has been a terror to the neighbors for a long time Ever since his birth he has been an imbecile, and all at tempts to teach him even the ru diments of understanding have been but dismal failures. Goods and Prices Produce Wanted. li. T. LOWNDES. BOYTS, PORTER & CO, BUILDERS OP Steam Pumps for use in Mines, Fresh water, Special Boiler Feed ers, Heavy Presure Pumps and for all kinds of duty. DEALERS IN Steam and Water Pipe, Brass and Iron Fittings. Special pumps bnilt to order for all kinds of duty. Special at tention to supplies for mines and coke works. Write for catalogue PA. CONN ELLS VILLE, A FULL LINE OF ALL WOOL Flannels. Yarns. Blankets & Ladies' Skirtin Hade at the Glarksburg Woolen mills -sr* -iS-j JDiry CS-ood.s. Brown Cottons, Dress Silks, Bleached Cottons, Trimming Silk Sheetings, Dress Go Tickings, Clothes Cassimeres, Jea 3NTotion.s. Trimmings, Ribbons, Embroideries, Laces, Hosiery, Gloves, . Corsets, Knitting Silk Embroidery Silks, G-xocexies. Tobacco, Teas, Sugars, Cigars, Coffees, Spices, Bacon, Corn Meal, Syrups, Choice Flour, ZEIaxd/wsixe. Tools, Nails, Plows, Points. Oil, Moldboards, Paints, Iron. 2>/?iscella33LeovLs. iiaU'JV- SB ??-H? ~f!- m Wall Papers. Blinds, Carpe?s, Oil Cloths, Gents' Funishlng Goods Baskets, Trunks and Valises, Looking Glasses, School Supplies, Books, Stationery, Inks. Diamond Dyes, Quoensware, Glassware. Stoneware, Hay, Brick, Shingles. SsJt, Feed. Glioice Grass Timothy, Clover, Orchard, Kentucky Blue Grass, English Grass. Best Q-ualit3? of More Lumber Tor Sale. I have on hand about 100 M each of poplar and oak lumber, seasoned, suitable lor planing mill work. Also frame lumber, flooring, ceiling, patent 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. To My Patroas. On account of some of my cus tomers objecting to the use of creek ice. I at once proceeded to fill my ice honse with manufact ured ice and will deliver all or ders promptly. Mail orders given strict attention. Wm. Burk. Only two of those lots on Bas table avenue remain unsold. Call soon if you want one. Inquire of C. Sprigs Sands or E. W. Williams. SEASOH '93. BRENMINE 14123, One of the best bred sons of Dictator, dam Gossamer (dam of Sarcenet 2:16i) by Princeos. ill producers of extreme speed. ? grand individual and a trotter himself. Will be allowed a li*>" ited number of approved mares&t the extremely low price of I26< the season, with the usual free re turn if the mare proves not in foal or slips. Grenadine can be found at his own stable on Sycamore all of each week during the season except Fridays and Saturdays, when he will be at the Fair Grounds. Clarksburg. For extended pedigree, as cription, etc., call on, or address, M. C. BELL, Jfg'r.. Sycamore Dale, W. Va. For Sale. A good spring wagon platform springs, very stro ,i As good as new. Will be at a bargain. Enquire of "? Morris. Hoff block, Clarksburg, W. Va.