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immumrm COMPOUND. Cltyfrnk Dent, Win, it. J.Criid, aiid druggists mora thai oSei/ Whin they art'eaugbt In that town, the marshal puu them In the jail reoeptlon-room, build* a roar Ing lire tor thelroomfort, and than sprinkles pepper on the stove. Bomb ok* of a curiously mathematical torn baa calculated that a pound of spider'a, webbing unwound would be long enough to reach round the world, with enough left ovor to reach from Mew York to San FrancUoo. AGRICULTURAL FIGURES. Iowa rained 480,000,000 bushels of corn laat year. The Indian oorn crop of 1883 waa I, 628,404,000 bushelaj the wheat crop SW, 480.000. I* India there are 139 ootton mills, with 8,400,000 aplndlea and 36,000 looms, employing 116,000 persons. There are also eight new mills now In course of construction. Tint canning Industry Is making great headway In Goorgia, and, in view of.tho probability of a fine crop this season, that state Is likely to be one of tbe most profitable fields for fruit growers in tbe country. Tn? largest grain fleet that over left Chicago at the opening of navigation waa composed of one hundred and fifty steam and sailing Teasels, which left that city for the lower lake porta April 15, with 11,000,000 bushels of grain. SOME NEW CONTRIVANCES. A hew driving belt has been made in France by parchmentlngtbe leather instead of tanning It. The belt does not stretch and Is more durable than tanned belts. The telautograph, another electrical wonder of tbe present day, transmits autographs, likenesses and pictures by telegraph. Any kind of writing Is re produced In exact copies. A horseshoe which is likely to in* crease tbe speed of raoers baa been produced by E.C. Loyd, of Janesville, Wis.. It is made of aluminum and weighs only an ounoe and a hall Oxk of the newest applications of the nlckol-in-the-slot principle is in connection with a small photographic apparatus. You drop your coin into tho machine and It hands you your tin <J1? DEN CUTLER'S SWEAR-OFF. Ill* Xejr V<mr'4 Itcwulntlim to Stop Amok li>C. Until 1SS8 Gen. Butler smoked a great flejvL In the fall of 1982 ho confided to hlii private secretary that he thought the habit of smoking had grown on him too strongly, and he was beginning to think that his will might be weak ening. On the day after the first of January, atthedeak- that be orally oo "Hand mo that paper-weight,** said the governor, pointing to a Seavy glass weight on the desk. It was done, and then Gov. Butler quizzically inspected tho private secre tary's desk at long range, and said in the low grumble that was characteris tic of him: "I hope you ohaveoH any mtoslUs there." "Why, governor?" said the private secretary. "Well, I don't want you to throw anything at me." he growled, "when I tell you that I've been blamed fool enough to make a New Year's resoliF tion. When the oJd year went out the other night I said to myself, as I fin ished my cigar, that I would smoke no more while I lived." This resolution, as everybody knows, was sacredly kept. EUROPEAN PERSONALS. Sixty languages were known by Christian Joachim Mohn, a Norwegian, who died recently in Naples, at the age of eighty-five. Isabel F. Hapoood has received from Count L. X. Tolstoi a note which states that ho is not coming to the United 8tates, and has at no timo contemplat ed such a step. | The Russian oil lchigs, the Nobel I Brothers, are really enterprising j Swedes, who are said to dispose of up ward of sixty million gallons of kero sene annually, and always for ready cash. SiXQlSG birds are tho great pets of the pope. In the library at the vnti can a number of songsters are kept In cages. Their twittering never seems to disturb Leo XIII., although it is In this apartment that many of his recep tions take place and some of his dis courses are (riven. Get that old suit o( clothes that you are almost ashamed to wear and seud thorn to W. H, Powell, near tho West End Depot Ho will clean and repair them, aud you will bo surprised when you get tUem back? almost like new again. 3i-8t Cnnningham Bros. k Co.. Clark* burg ? W. Horner Lost Creek; Peritie k Davis, Good Hope; U. W. Morri son. ML Clare; Francis Bros.. W i 1 * sonburg :C. A Sheehy, P. M-, Bridge port; Bargain Store, Jarvisville.J. C. Bartlett &.Co., West Milford: Mike Dolan, Wolf Summit : L. 1* Bailey, Reynoldsville; Mrs. W. B. Stephens, Sycamore Dale, R. S. Ogden. Sardis; E A. Wilson, Salem ;Morgan & Earl, Beepeot; Griffln Bros.,Cherry Camp; A. J. Kinoaid, Brown's Mills; H. O. Post, East End, Clarksburg; West Fork Coal k Coke Co.. Farnnm; F. H. Wiloox k Co., Wyatt; Mrs. Xib Jarrett, at the blind man's store, Shinnston; E A. Wilson, Salem; H. W. Winter, Flemington; Bailey & Bnrnside, Benson; R F. Stout, Quiet Bell; Levis k Queen, Joliutovru and liockford; Geo. B. Patton & Co., Craigmoor. The above 25 agents to lie adver tised so long aa they Hell t iloi per year at retafl. at our contract price. The advertising to cea*n when fab III for less than $1 per bottle. Dr. Tj. Jl. Davidson, 23 WestMilford. W. Vu si Doein't Pij. A lecturer, who had for several min utes harangued his audience on the beau ties of politeness, was interrupted by a man who arose and said: "That's all very well, cap?mighty fine talldn, an all that, but in this town politeness don't pay." "You are mistaken, sir," the lecturer answered; "politeness pays in any and all towns." "No, you are wrong," the interrupter persisted; "it don't pay here. Til tell you why. For some time I have been eating nt n lunch counter roundfyonder, anil I noticed that every man sat up to tho counter with his hat on, and as 1 wasn't brought up that way I concluded tu tako my hat off, and I did so." ?'Well, did any one object!" the lec I turor asked. j "Oh, no. there was no objection, but | you seo some fellow Btole my hat."?Ar i kansas Traveler. The Man?Why don't you get up and give the lady a seat? The Boy?Why don't yon get up and give thorn both a ?eat??Life. GoMlp Prom Japan. Mrs. Fred G. Klein of Nagoya, Japan, of the Methodist Protestant mission, had the honor of starting the first Junior so ciety in Japun. so far its known. Under Iter cheery and energetic leadership it in sure to be a success. Mr. Arthur T. Hill of Kobe, formerly president of the Congregational society in Auburn dale. Mam., did most efficient work in preparing the way for Dr. Clark's visit to Japan. He hod the con stitution translated and widely circu lated. Do not forget to pray for that society in the royal Japanese navy among the marines, of which Dr. Clark spoke in one of his recent "Familiar Letters" st about to be formed. Where may we not expect a society of Christian Endeavor to flourish? vice under the taken as sincere, tells it* c? golden rule in cold wither is the extremities worm. The - mosfrimportont rule for the car of this ides is never to be u^umj - Bootsor shoes that fit cloeely prevent t_ free circulation of the blood by pressure; but when, on the contrary, they do not embrace'the foot too firmly the left between*? shoe and the sto _ has a good1 supply of warm air. The second rule is never to sit in damp shoes. It is often supposed that unless shoe? are positively wet it is unnecessary to changs them while the feet are at rest. This is a great fallacy, for when the least damp ness is absorbed into the sole in its evap oration it absorbs the beat from the foot, and thus perspiration is dangerously checked. This can be easily proved by trying the experiment of neglecting the rule. The feet will be found cold and damp after a few minutes, although on taking off the shoe and wramining it it wfll appear to be quite dry. flow to Cars Barber's Itch. Rub the diseased parts with saliva from your own month. Then, apply thickly the warm ashes bom a fine Ha vana cigar. Let this on. This appli cation must be made three times a day, and the barber's itch will disappear en tirely within a week. How to Bnlld a Corduroy Road. First lay small poles or brush trans versely and across the road; next lay long trees?the smallest end at least ten inches in diameter?lengthwise of the road on the brush in two rows eight feet apart, lapping the ends three feet and breaking jointa and placing under the. ends large logs extending across the road and projecting two feet beyond the stringers. Cover these stringers with transverse logs ten inches in diameter at the smallest end, fitted close together and alternating the large and small ends, except on curves, where the large ends should be on the outside. Edge off the center ridges to a face of five inchcs and fill in with gravel. Something to Fall Back On. Jack?My darling, I want to tell yon something. I have deceived yon. I am not rich, but utterly penniless. Will it make any difference to yon? Ethel?Not the slightest. Jack. Jack?I am so glad, dearest Are you quite sure it will make no difference to yon? Ethel?Quite sure. I can marry old Moneybags.?Vogue. A Narrow E?cmpe. Hotel Clerk?Here, boy, show this gen tleman into the breakfast room. Uncle Abner?Good Lord! You dont mean ter say yer hev special rooms Ter these 'era different things, dew yer? Clerk?Certainly, sir. "Uncle Abner?Then I guees Miranda ?must hev slep' in the gashonse las' ?Truth there before the next.?Brooklyn ,-t Too Much So. Dr. Pultie Kounter?But, my dear sir, I never promised you that I would bring about a complete cure. I have done my best The practioe of medicine is not an exact science. Patient (looking at the bill)?Not ex act, but exacting.?Boston Transcript A Gactio Protest. Tourist (st Swiss hotel, giving up the struggle with an uncommonly tough steak)?Here, waiter, get them to fasten these beefsteaks to the bottom of my boot soles. 1 am doing a stiff climb to morrow.?Humoristische Blatter. A Terrible Threat. Hired Girl?Now, you go away right | this minute. Tramp?Please, mnm Hired Girl?Go away, I tell you. Clear out now, or 1*11?1711 give you a piece of minoepie that the young missus mods |j herself.?New York Weekly. Historical Item. Teacher?To what circumstance is it principally due that Columbus discov ered America? Tommy?I suppose to the fact that the country wasn't discovered at that time. ?Texas Sittings.. Hotter Still. The Teleorax's circulation daring the l?-<t sixmonths, is without'a pie oedent in the history < of journalism t in Clatksbarg. Vfe do not ask 70a to 190k at the list of names orfigures only, bnt after, looking at the names yon are requested to visit th? press room and see the papers. Oar guarantee is- that we print and send through the Potto?3ce more newspapers than any other paper in the omrnty. - ffe tf TEMPLES OF WORSHIP. Gkef.k temples erected in honor of the snpcrior deities were always un covered or open to the sky. . The temple of the son at Palmyra covered a square, of twenty-two yards on each side. It was approached by a magnifloent avenue over half a mile long, inclosed by rows of columns and statues. The cathedral tower in Berlin was blown up (or rather down) with dyna mite a few days ago while the !?????? looked on from a neighboring castle. A new and more magnificent structure is to take ita place. The temple of Diana at Spbesus was fonr hundred and twenty-five feet long, two hundred, and twenty-five feet broad, and with statues and col umns innumerable. Of munifi cent structure not a trace remains even of the foundations. . WPASTOR AND PEOPLE. ? ???$%?. i . ?? I Thkbb are 900,000 Norwegian I ans in the United States. utcs.?K. Y. World. The lord bishop of Chicbesvor m wm oldest bishop in England. He . is over" ninety years of age. and yet be attends to all the duties of his diooese without the aid of a coadjutor. ? Mbs. Sarah B. Cooper, of San Fran cisco, has a Sunday-school class of more than three hundred intelligent men and women. She has taught a Bible class for more than forty years. A SMABT MAN 'Will not hobble aronnd on cratches when he can core bis Rheumatism with one bottle of De. Drummond's Light ning Remedy, costing only 1(5, but worth $100. Enterprising Druggists keep it, or it will be sent to any address on receipt of prioe, bv the Drummond Medicine Co., 48-80 Maiden Lane, New York. Agents wanted. 2Sif It don't pay to use cheap ferti lizers, the best is always the cheapest Try Baugh's pure bone meal and Double Eagle Phosphate, for sale by R. T. Lowndes. 39tf A Specific For Headoohe, Neuralgia and Kuemo< tism. Tlurty-two doses for Fifty cents. Put up by B. J. Cribs, Druggist, t-25.J Clarksburg, W. Va. ? lull poller Hill Clarksburg, W. V&. We have recently refitted oui Mill and put in the full roller system. Will guarantee quality of flour made by us equal to any manufactured In the Slate, 01 brought here from adjoining 8tates. Bolted Corn Meal, Choice Seed Oats, Corn and Oats Chop Custom Grist Work A specialty. Satisfaction guaranteed. Highest market price paid for WH33AT, COI331T, OATS. We are buying wheat and psyini the highest cash price. Lowndes & Chokpbning Co. . wm Fresh fish on sale". Poultry bought Tour patronage solicited. Pike Street, | Cl/uksbur^, w ^0,^l>p m-:No- NewTorkE press, 7:08p. m. , . Ohas. O. Scull, Oeu. Pass. Agt - J. T. Odell, Gen'l Manage?6" O. A. Anson. Agent, ' ? Clatgbnrg. W. Vs. THE MOKOXOtHXLA R. 1, ? *r_ ' ' ? - ? On and after Banday May 12. tr?!ni|wiU run on the Monongah IU R. aa follows: TraitTFo. , I- i | 4 TT North Bound. Leave??Clarkubnrg. Gypey Grove... HbfnnsLoa Monongah...... Arrive?Fairmont.. Train Ho. South-Bound. 2V0BTB BOOTH).