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W. A. HUNT, Editor and Proprietor. Published Every Thursday QEORCE E. FURBAY, Surgeon Dentist, uocessox to Dr. Carson, ST. 'I..IltVII.I.E, OHIO. Office. Over Wests' Drug Store. Teeth extracted without pain; all work warranted; prices moderate. 4 30,8-tf 1I0XUY TO LOAN at 6. 7, and 8 pre cent . A. .McMeciian, Office, Cowen'a Building, 4 27, S3 tf. SL Claiisville. O. Town and Country. SPRING elections, April 5. ' Moving day, Thursday of next week. The small boys have already orgauizd base ball clubs. Don"t kick any old bats next Thurs dayit is April 1st. The Flushing M Echurch will organ ize au Oxford League. Only one week from next Monday until the spring elections. Woi:k on the Union street bridge, Bel- laire, co induced last week. The Republicans of Barnesville will Dominate their city ticket to day. The firitt fishermen were oat Thursday. They caught more cold and mud than fish. IIexkv Cai:e List week purchased the Joshua Keyser farm, in Pultney tp for $4,850. The plows are running, and ground is being turned over all around us. This is spring. Wm. Kirk, of near Smyrna, has assign ed to J B Hibbi. for the benent of bis creditors. Sneak thieves go into the churches at Baroesville, during service, and steal overcoats. Kites with lantern attachments have been the evening amusements for the past week. Thy Richland township and St. Clairs ville corporation tickets will be nomin ated on Saturday. The mayor of Bellaire collected fines aud licenses to amount of $100.27 during the mouth last past. The gas well in the lower end of Bellaire. struck a small flow at 350 feet. They will go 2,000 feet. Buckwheat flour will kill cabbage worms, says an exchange. Remember this, and keep a supply. Thomas Hoar, of Bridgeport, "will accompany Forepaugh's show, on a three years' tour in Australia. The boy preacher, Rev S S Fisher, commenced a series of meetings in Hen drysburglast Wednesday. About the latter part of next week, you can commence to get acquainted with your new neighbors. Miss Maggie McPEEK.ef Brnesville. is bonest in her conviction, that her sore arm was healed by prayer. Matthew McKeown, of Barnesville, bas secured a patent on a locomotive ash fan, said to be valuable. "The American" is to be the name of the new Martin's Ferry paper, and it will appear in a few weeks. The council of Bridgeport will take action-on April 6, on an ordinance to di vide the city into three wards. David Smith, one of the oldest settlers of this county, died at bis home in We gee, Wednesday, aged 78 years. Frank Bryant and wife have re moved from Loydsville to Mayuard, where they will make their home. Esq. W. E. Doan. at Maynard. will open a restaurant m connection with bis store. . He is a wide awake citizen. Fhilip King, an old resident of Pil- cher, this county, bas traded 100 acres of big farm for the mill at Beallsville. An exchange says we are to have two visible cornels next month. One will be come visible to the eye about the 15tb. James Hart is erecting vo story building at Belmont, it will be occupied by A. Kildow, as a cigar manufactory. A. B. Carman, of East Richland, grad uates this week from the College of Sci ence of toe Lebanon Normal University. James Poole, a well known citizen of Bellaire. died last week ftoro fever, aged 40 years. A wife and eight children are bereft. Jacob Reed, of North Wheeling, has challenged Easter Brandt, of Martin's Ferry, to run a half mile race for a purse of $200 or $400. John Foster, of Bellaire, a freight conductor on the C & P, was injured in ternally between the bumpers, ' Wednes day of last week. After expending about Si, OOO.B.-irnes-ville deplores the fact that they have no brass band. St. Clairsville has no band, but is not suffering. - . J. F. HoBsoN.of Flushing, recent grad uate ef the Cleveland Medical College, has secured a desirable poEitioo in the hospital at Cleveland. The jolly fen dramatic troupe, of Bel laire, will entertain Jacobsburg people n the evening of April 1, and Arm strong's Mills on April 2. Isaao Deal was drunk and tried to ran the Salvation Army meeting at Barnesville. The mayor gave him 40 cents change out of a $5 bill. The Bellaire, Bridgeport and Martin's Ferry councils have all granted t lie Phil adelphia natural gas company the priv ilege to lay pipes in their streets. Jesse Roberts, aged 86 years, d;ed at his home near Barnesville, on the 13th inst. He -was a member of the Society ol t nends, and highly esteemed. Now wend S10 for tools and seed, put in $100 worth of work and time, and raise 60 cents worth of vegetables and some one will steal the best of them. The Salvation Army is doing a good work at Barnesville. The meetings are largely attended, and mostly bv people who attend no other divine worship, George E. Hilles has been elected president of the Barnesville District Fair Association. The board meets on Satnrday to arrange for the next fair. A Bellaire saloon was closed last week by a family row. John Goode, the husband, choked his wife, and was fined -. $75, -which he was unable to liquidate. It is thought the firemen's trumpet, still being contested for by the different companies of Bellaire, benefit of the Catholic enurcn, win raise $2,000 or $3,000. The instructors selected for the com ing teachers institute, are Prof A A Clark, of Woodsfield; Prof C E Gull-tt. of Freeport, and Miss Lizzie Dungan, of Jjteubeuville. ed of be f E i)f of E Spf.ing bonnets are blooming. A number of onion and lettuce beds were put in last week. The Prohibitionists of Pultney town ship have a ticket in the field. Rev. Williams will teach a select school at Centerville the coming summer. The gas well at Ueatheringtoo's, lo erend of Bellaire, was down o-"0 feet on Saturday. The Cadiz class works is for sale don't seem to have proved the expected bonanza. Bring on your horse bills. We are prepared to get them up in a workman' like manner. Non resident pupils paid SS3.36 the nast winter, tor tuition in the bellaire public schools. Troll Bros, recentlv purchased sev eral large clips of wool in the vicinity of New Athens. Sales are well attendsd whej proper- Iv advertised. CV.l at this oflice for prices for bills. Dr. T. Wells, of Clarington, Monroe couaty, will remove to ilellaire, and bang out bis shingle. Shitttleworth. of JielUire, beat Gil- hooly. in a ro'ler race at V heeling on Friday evening. The erden seed trade opened last week, but was dampened by the equi- noctial snow storm. The Indian show left Bellaire for Mar tin s Ferry on Monday, alter Deing in the former place six weeks. Nice spring weather last week it made Dtoule lazy. Several well develop cases of spring fever were reported. Beware of Frauds. Be sure you get the renuine Dr. 1 nomas jMecrnc uic it cures colds, croup, asthma, deafness rheumatism. Mattie Battelle, eldest daughter Mr. L. Battelle, of Bellaire, diea on Saturday morning, from consumption, aged 17 years. The young ladies who are taking paint ing lessons are busily engaged decorat ing pie plates, wasn oasms. etc.. wiui lake scenes, castles and the HKe. Some woman abandoned a Gve or six weeks' old babe at the home of Mrs. Ma- lonev. in Bellaire. on Thursday. It will taken to the Childrens' Home. The time is almost here when the m ocent husband will be compelled to eat is meals from a barrel head in the wood shed moving and house cleaning. Some of the Bellaire business men are said to be so discouraged at the outlook consequent upon so maoy strikes, that they will dispose 'of their stock and quit business. M. Y. Rusk closed his school in No. 9, this township, on 1 riday. This is one the largest schools in the township. L Wiley, of this place, will teach the spring term. We enjoyed some beautiful weather Ia9t week, but sabbath was a snowy, blustery day, and Monday saw every thing covered with "the beautiful." It was tbe equinoctial storm. Mrs. Tabitha Lynn, an aged lady who lived near Morristowa, died on the 12th inst. She was a kind, christian lady. and the community condole with the friends in their bereavement. The Citizens' convention. Martin's Ferry, on Thursday evening, nominated W Mitche'l. Esq. for mavor, in place Daniel W Clark, who was formerly nominated, but died from apoplexy. If vou are suffering from a se'nse of ex treme weariness, try one bottle of Aver's Sar sapanlla; it wil cost you but $1, and do you incalculable good; it win do away witn mat tired feeling and give you ne w life and energy. The Bellaire Y M C A. at a meeting held last week, decided to organize a board of directors of ten business men the city. Boys under 15 are to be ex cluded from the rooms, as they did not behave themselves. J. B. Hoge, opposite the new court house, has just received a large stock of wall paper and ceiling decorations, ana the finest lot of window shades in town. Call and examine befare purchasing else where; prices to suit the times, 3 2u-3t u I e i e . 1 The Democra's of Pease tp., at Bridge port, on Saturday, nominated: For trtis tees, Lee C Leech, Robert.A King, John Selby; clerk, James A Bayliss; treas urer. Thos C Junkins; assessors, T J Cochran and Wra L Cook; constables, Robert Hanson and lesse Gill. Levi Deaffnbaugh, Esq, will re move to Harrisville April 1st, to engage n blacksmithintr. He is an excellent workman and a gentleman, and can be commended to the people in that locali ty. The shop here, will be run oy ueorge Scheck. tbe well known smitn. The meeting of the stockholders of the B. Z & C road in Bellaire, Thursday, was not very well attended, and no ac tion was taken, but the majority of those present seemed to favor the idea or giv ing $10 per share for the privilege of letting loose their stock and liability. Rev. James L. R&tD, the new pastor of the Presbyterian church at Barnes ville, was officially installed as su2h pas tor by the St. Clairsville Presbyterv, on Thursday evening. Rev C C Hayes preached the sermon, Rv Dr Alexander charged the pastor and Rev J K McKal- lip charged tbe people. TnE desirable town property, in the west end of St. Clairsville, belonging to the estate of Wm. Lee. sr., defeased, will be offered at public sale on the premises, on Saturday, March 27, 1886, if not sold sooner at private sale. Inquire of A P Blair. St. Claiisville, or A W Lee. New Athens, for information. 3 18-2t J. W. Scott. Esq.. of Maynard, start ed on Tuesday for Cli'ton, Henry coun ty. Missouri, where he will locate. Mr. Scott is a Democrat, but as he wanted the county news, stooped in and sub scribed for the Chronicle. Mr. Scott has been an enterprising merchant for several years at Maynard. and has the best wishes of the people for success in his new borne. "Can February March?" asked the punster. "Perhaps not, said the quiet man. "but April May. June said Ju-ly in an August, manner, when the steam bouncer knocked them all into the mid dle of next September, and as they were kn-October. on said Nowonder that De cember is such a cold month. Whoa January! Twelve months in ja'il would be a short sentence for such vile puns. Wall Paper. We are now ready to show our spring stock of wall paper and window shades. Cill and look at samples whether you wish to purchase at present or not. We have a nice line of shudinas in Dado patterns, plain cloth Hollands, and Felt. Hartshorn's patent spring fixture re duced in price. 3 25-3t II. West & Son. It is said that the Langblin mill at Martin's Ferry will open their new fac tory next week. Miss Lizzie Miller, aged 16, died at her home in Bellaire. on Sabbath even ing, from typkoid fever. Our Loydsville correspondent gives an account of tbe life and death of Tbos Micbener, of that place. The straw bat which appeared last week, is this week doing duty on its ac customed peg iu tbe attic. Burglars made their usual raid in Martiu's Ferry on Saturday night, taking everything they could carry off. Aver's Cherry Pectoral is adapted to every age.and either sex; being very palata ble, tbe youngest children take it readily. James Blinco was probably fatallv injured in the Laugblia mill, Martin's Ferry, on Monday, by being struck in the breast. On Saturday, April 3, tbe contest of the Bellaire fire companies, for the trum pet offered at the Catholic church fair. will be decided. James Demaine, an emplove of Ex ley's planing mill, Martin's Ferry, had bis hand badly lacerated on Monday, while operating a wabble saw. J. H. Van Pelt, Esq, of Martin s Ferry, was robbed of his gold vvatc , while in attendance at tbe Kepublicon convention at that place on Saturday. The watch was afterwards recoveied. Tbe trouble between employes and operators at tbe Buckeye glass woiks, Martin's Ferry, and at the La Belle, iu Bridgeport, has been satisfactorily ad justed, and both factories resumed on Tuesday. It is said the passage of tbe S200 tax aw, in tbe present depressed state of trade, would close one-third of Bellaire 's saloons, and a larger proportion in other places. Thete is not a gold mine iu the saloon business just now. The Democratic nominees for council in Bellaire, are First ward, S E SterriU; second, John Morris; Tnird, John S Mc- Dermott; Fourth, Gideon G Jennings; tilth, liu Hartenstein. Seems to us we have heard tbe name of tbe Third ward candidate. The robins and blue birds sang last week as if tbey thought two or three warm days insured tbe immediate com ing of green leaves and flowers; tbe win try blasts of this week demonst rates that birds, as well as wiser creatures are much given to ill-founded hopes. On Monday, Marshal McConnaugbey, of Bridgeport, landed Wm. Clinton in the county jail. He was convicted of chicken stealing. He is also under bond on charge of adultery with Mrs.-Eliza-beth Adams, tbe latter also being held to answer the same charge. On Saturday, Marshal McConnaughey, of. Bridgeport, caught Henry Gray, a Wheeling colored man, in an alley carry ing a suspicious looking sack, which was found to contain about a dozen headless chickens. It is a clear case against one of the numerous chicken thieves along the river front. Alfred Mead, who resides near tbe Martin s Feiry and Colerain pike, in tbe Rush run neighborhood, lost a fifty poun 1 hot bed sash on Saturday night, it being carried by the wind into an apple tree a hundred yards away. Trees and fences suffered much damage, from the storm that prevailed in the neighborhood. The Democrats of Bellaire. on Mon day, nominated the following ticket: For mayor, Patrick McGranaban ; mar shal. John Burke; solicitor, lieorge Woodbridge; street commissioner. Cor' nelius Currau; treasurer. Fred Rodewitr, sr.; water works trustee, J o Darrah; members of school board, F 1 Smith and Thomas A ult. Wm. J. Clark, of this township, last week sold to tbe Wheeling fire depart ment one of tbe finest geldings in East ern Ohio. The Intelligencer says of tbe animal: "The horse is a large iron gray. with dark points, about 17 hands bigh. and weighs 1,600 pounds. He will be six years old in June. He was much ad mired by those who saw him. Fred Hahn, of Bellaire, went to Cal umet, Ills., in 1850, to work in a mill. He went to work last fall as a feeder nailer, and had a quarrel with some of the strik ing workmen the day before Christmas. That night he disappeared. On last Sun day, his wife in Bellaire. received a tele gram that bis body had just been found in the river, and it is thought he was murdered ea that nigbt, and his body thrown into the water to conceal tbe crime. On last Wednesday afternoon, while J. H. Denhara. Esq., was returning to his home south of town, bis four horse team became frightened on the hill beyond MeGrew's mill, and turning, dashed down the hill at a fearful rate. Mr. Denham was thrown out of the wagon, and received several wounds on the fore head and nose. The wagon was a com plete wreck on the roadside. A joke in connection with a rather serious mat ter they have been trying to change that road, but some of them say Joe can't do all tbe grading with his nose. In an article on a visit to the Belmont county infirmary, the Bellaire Tribune pays the following compliment to Rich land township: A gentleman, since dead, but at the time a shining leg vl luminary, once re marked when drinking in tbe beauty of the country around about St. Clairsville upon a perfect summer day, that "per haps God could have made a prettier countiy than this, but He never did," and the remark is applicable to almost the whole of Richland township; but it is upon one of tbe pleasantest of the many handsome farms of this favored township that the large and handsome structure in which the poor of tbe couny are cared for is situa ted, and if anything could make them forget their sorrows, and cease to regret the failures and follies which have brought them here, it would be tbe calm beauty of their surroundings. The lecture of Rev. U. F. Keeler, of Bellaire, in tbe M B church of this place, on "The Birds of Ohio, delivered on Fri day evening, was a very entertaining and instructive lecture. In his discourse he touched on tbe appearance, habits and singing qualities ot every variety of bird we are accustomed to see ; classifyi ine them in groups and families. The Rev. Mr. Keeler is a great lover of birds, and has made them a study, and beins well posted, also possesses tbe gift of telling what he knows in an entertain ing manner. Tbe next lecture of the course is by Rev. Randolph, of 4th Street M E church. Wheeling, on next Tuesday evening, on "The Sun or the Fire World." It is a scientific lecture, and was prepar ed for the young ladies and young men of his church, but bas gained a wide rep utation before the general public, as an eloquent lecture, and bas been delivered in many other places. Mr. Randolph is a rising young man of great promise, and we hope will be greeted with a large audience. Lecture will begin at 8 o'clock. Admission, 20 cts; children, 10 cts. a Tuesday was the 2Sd anniversary of Sberidau's famous "ride to Winchester. The melting snow makes the road just awful, and ihere is plenty of mud insiae oi town. The township and town convention are to be held on Saturday. See call ii this paper, and ai range lo be there. Ill ere are at present 1S7 inmates at the Belmont countv infirmary, 95 male and SO ieinale adults and 12 infants. r) AGS Special prices to country merchants 1 for good CorxTKV Uatbeked Rags. Ad dress, 1 . O. Johsson, .Newark, O. 3 25 3m At the Democratic township conven tion on Saturday, the principal fight will be lor the nomination for assessor. There are several candidates. Commissions were sent out from Wasuinuton on Monday, to J J Murphy postmaster at Olivet, and to W A Sharp, postmaster at Lniontown. The boys on a strike at the three Bel laire glass factories, have gone to work again at tbe old wages. They stopped tbe factories three weeks. Ask for Harrison Bros.' mixed paints; call at J. B. lioge s fur these ready mixed paints, the best in town, put up in pints. quarts and gallons. 3 25 3c Mr. Isaac Powers bioke up bouse keeping in this place this week. His daughter, Mrs. Will Baker, has gone to Meuuenviiie to join her husband, while Mr. Powers remains here, having an in surance office with J W Nichol, Esq. Frfd. L Laughlin, oldest son of the late Alex. Laughlin, and a member of the firm of Laughlin Bros. & Co, whole sale druggists. Wheeling, died suddenly on Tuesday, fronr. a severe attack of ery sipelas, aged 26 years. His funeral will take place to-day (Thursday) at 10a.m. We acknowledge the receipt, with the compliments of C L P9orman, of a copy of the report of the Committee on Privi leges and Elections, of wfiich he is chair man, on the Hamilton county election contest cases. The report will appear in whole or in part in the Chronicle ef next week. Mrs. E. A. Sweeney, widow of the late Michael Sweeney, a few years ago a prominent glass manufacturer of Mar tin s I erry. died at her home in Pbila delphia on Sunday, from beart disease. Deceased was well known and highly esteemed in the neighborhood of Mar tin s terry. The attention of our readers is called to tbe new advertisement of Con rail Troll's Sons, in this paper, calling espe cial attention to their large and well se lected sli ck in the newest designs or carpets Brussels, ingrains and wool; also, oil cloths, mats, Smyrna rugs, &c. Their stock is complete and elegant, and buyers cannot do better than to give them a 6411. The j Will .Surely Fiuil Yon. They are looking for you everywhere. Drafts of air in unexpected places.gomg from hot rooms to cool ones, carelessness in chang ing clothing: In short anything which ends in 'common cold in the head;' unless arrested this kind of cold becomes seated in the mucous membrane of the head; then it is catarrh. In any and all its stsgus this disease always yields to Elys Cream Balm. Safe, agreeable, cer tain; price 50c. 3 25 2t Tbe President on Tuesday, nominated James Y. Patterson to be postmaster at Martin's Ferry, vice S. F. Dean, whose term expires April 26. Mr. Patterson is tbe book-keeper of the Ben wood blast furnace, and has been a resident of Wheeling until within the last eighteen months. Some Democrats, who have long been identified with the interests of the town, among them Dr. J. M. Black ford, were applicants for the position, and consequently the appointment will not meet with general approval. The appointee is an "offensive partisan of the ultra stripe. TnE "wool tariff " is discussed in well written papers by David Brown, Esq , and Capt. A. W. Lee, oa the tirst page of this paper, the writers taking in a meas ure opposite views. We observe that some of tbe articles which have appear ed, savor somewhat of a personal con troversy. We hope that our friends wilt cod One their papers to a discussion of tbe question under consideration. As Mr. Brown opened the discussion, an op portunity will be given for a reply to his last paper, after which we will consider tbe subject, so far as our columns are concerned, exhausted for the present. David Smith, died at bis residence, in Wegee, Belmont county, on the 17th inst, in tbe 8Cth year of bis age. Mr. Smith was one of tbe pioneers of Mead town ship. He was born iu Perthshire, Scot land, April 21st, 1709. He was the fourth child of a family of 15. Tbey came to the United States in 1319. DaviJ, the sub ject of this sketch, has resided on his present farm since 1820. and lived in the house in which he died, 55 years: Mrs Smith died in '65. He leaves one son. Captain A. Smith. He was remarkably strong and robust for his age. The im mediate cause of his death was hemorrh age ot ttie stomacu; ne was ill but 24 hours, and died easily and painlessly. I Jurors. The next term of common pleas court begins on Tuesday, April 13th. The fol lowing jurors have been diawn: GRAND JURY. Henry Floto, Samuel Westwood, Pease township; J T Mercer, Reuben Harris, Wm McFarland, Pultney; OT Severns, John W Thomas. Somerset ;Wm Gillin, Richland ; John I Lewis, Lewis Ott, Miles Twinem, Gosben; David Browu, Washington; John S Howard. Warren; Geo McCounell, Kirsey Kirk, Flushing. PETIT JURY. George Mitchell, Colerain; Robt Hen dersbot, Washington; James Finney, Clark Nichol, Uichland; B F Brae, Granville Neptune, H It Brown, Somer set; John A Wise, Pultney; Amasa Frame, Warren ; Wm Millson, Goshen ; Samuel Martin, Pease; W W Watt.Smith. Republican Tickets. PULTNEY TOWNSHIP. The Republicans of Pultaey have nominated: Trustees: F M htrong, John Hall and Jehn Shuttle worth. Treasurer: OSS Baron. Assessor: C B Knox. Constables: James A Dunfee, Phil more Hwlsley. Committeemen: D II Darrah and J C Tallmao. PEASE. Pease township Republicans, at Mar tin's Ferry, ou Saturday, nominated tbe following ticket: Trustees: W II Coss, Bert brown and George Gillii:. Treasurer: Wm Giffin. Clerk: Joseph T Hanes. Constables: Alfred Welch, John Stuff. MARITN'S FERRY. Republicans have nominated: For May or: G W Mitchell; marshal, Albert Welsh ; solicitor, J C Gray; treasurer. 1 nomas uuariion; street commissioner. amuei b isher: school board, A E Lash and M R Smylie. THE BELLAIRE. Republicans nominated the following ticKet, on Saturday: Mayor, W II Brown; marshal. Wm Dai by; treasurer. Charles Henrv: eolici tor, M E Pierson; street commissioner, Louis Long; school board, Samuel Mc Gowan and Christian Bippus. I Yourself and Neighbors. The editor of this paper and wife returned from their southern tour on Monday, and report a pleasant trip. Their daughter, Miss Bertha, who has been visiting friends at Lewis Mills, Baroesville and other places, also re turned. Ad. Thompson, Esq, removed his family this week to Bridgeport. J A Barnes, ex recorder, will remove to the house made vacant by Mr Thompson. John P. Barton. Esq, with bis fam ily, will remove to bis new residence at Barton next week. Deputy Auditor J A Henderson will occupy the house in town. Air. Wilson Mitchell and wife re turned from their biidal tour to New Orleans and tbe South, on Thursday, and took up their residence at Miss Cal. Os home's, on Marietta street. Mrs. A. C Miller and daughter, of Chicago, are visiting her mother, Mrs 15 Kennon, on Marietta street. Mr. W. S. McFarland. son of our townsman, A. J. McFarland, Esq, grad uated last week from the Baltimore Col lege of Physicians and Surgeons, and re turned to his home in this place. With his line literary and scientific attainments together with a thorough knowledge of medicine and surgery, Mr. McFarland is fitted to enter upon a successful profes sional career. B. T. PowelL Esq, a well known .-Etna iron worker, was in town Tuesday, and made the Chronicle a pleasant call. I Commissioners Cope and Superin tendent Thomas E. Clark and Prosecut og Attorney Kennon are in Cleveland, on business pertaining to tbe new court bouse buildings. It is understood that W. A.McMech- en. Esq, will remove'his office from this place about April 1st. J. H. Close, Esq, and wife, it is said, expect to take an ocean voyage the pres ent season, with a view of improving Mr. C s bealtb . He mav stop for a sea son at Montevideo, S. A. Never Give Up. . If you are suffering with low and depressed spirits, loss of appetite, general debility, dis ordered blood, weak constitution, headache or any disease of a bilious nature, by all me ins procure a bottle of Electric Bitters; you will be surprised to see the rapid im provement that will follow; you will be in pi red with new life; strength and activity will return; pain and misery will cease and enceforth you will reioice in tbe praise of Electric Bitters. Sold at 50c a bottle by Pat terson & sons. A Card of Thanks. Whereas, on the 22d day of January, 1886, 1 received a severe full, injuring internal organs and fracturing one leg, thus causing a general shock, and so deranging the function of various organs, that for weeks life was in imminent danger thus requiring just what I received first of Dr. Parks, my partner, all that kind ness and skill could do, was done by him dur ing the many weeks of severe affliction; next, to Dre. A. H. Hewetson and J. E. West, of St. Clairsville; Clark, of Morristown; Whitsett, of Hendryshurg, and Burges, of Athens, for fre quent visits and valuable aid. To Drs. Hogue, Sights, LaffertT, WorkmaH, Webster, Hobson, and Cobb, for their kindly visits and words of comfort, I am truly grateful. To those who volunteered their aid, and coming from near and far to watch over me through the weary nights for several weeks, 1 cannot express my thanks as I feel it, and to tlose four hundred visitors during the day-time I am thankful; and, above all, to the Great Father, who direc ted all this kindness to be bestowed on me, am truly thankful. Very truly, LOYDSVILLE, O. W. ESTEP. VThen Baby wu aick, we Rare her Caitorla, Whea aha was a Child, the cried for Caetoria, TVhen she became Miss, she dim; to Castoria, When she had Children, she fare them Caatoria, Now Clean Up. Soap, Lye, Potass, Lime, Sckub and White Wash Bbcshes, Bkooms, Carpet Tacks, tc, in great abundance; very cheap and of the best quality. We Beat the Country On Soap in either Toilet or Lacndbt, and can prove it to you in about one minute. Come and see us; we are "full up" with everything in our line, and can do you good. You Cannot Get A particle Of impurity in our Spices, Teas or Sugars, and you don't want any when you can buy perfectly pure goods at same prices or less, do you? GEO. JEPSON. Spring Elections. RICHLAND TOWNSHIP. THE Republican voters of Richland town ship are hereby notified to meet at the Recorder s office, in St. Clairsville, Ohio, at 8 clock p. m., Saturday, March 27, 1880. f(T the purpose of nominating candi dates for township officers to be voted for at tbe coming April election, to wit: Three Trustees, Clerk, Assessor, Treasurer and Two Constables. Leroy C. Ssdwick, Cent. Com. St. Clairsville Corporation. The Republican voters of PI. Clairsville Corporation are hereby notified to meet at the Recorder's office, at 6 o'clock p. m., Satur day, March 27, lost), to nominate can didates for the following officers: Mayor, Marshal, Solicitor, Treasurer, Sealer of Weights and Measures, Street Commissioner and Four Members of Council. Lkbot C- Ssowick, Cent. Com. WHEELING TOWNSHIP. The Republicans of Wheeling township are requested to meet in convention for the pur pose of putting in nomination candidates for election to the various townsnip omces at the c ming election, at Fairpoint School house, on Saturday, March 27, at 1 p. m. Wm. A. MEUHE l'T, - Central Com. SMITH TOWNSHIP. The Republicans of Smith township will meet in Centreville, at 4 o'clock p. m., Sat urday, March 27, 1886, to nominate a township ticket for tbe spring election, and also to select a central committeeman to serve the party for the ensuing year. Polls will be open from 4 to 8 p. ra. it is earnestly desired mat all uepunucaos ne present. J. M. Hsokitt, Cent. tjom. UNION TOWNSHIP. The Republicans of Union township will meet in Morristown Hall at 3 o'clock, Satur day March 27.1886. to nominate a town ship ticket for the spring election, and also to choose a central committeeman to serve for the ensuing year. Poll open from 8 to 5 p. m C. C. BuirmitD, Cent. Com. IXfevv Spring Our CARPET DEPARTMENT is now the mos attractive ever We have added to our business the large and well lighted room known at Welday's Hall, where we are prepared to show the most elegant and complete line of Carpets in Eastern Ohio. All the Newest Designs BODY BRUSSELS! TAPESTRY TAPESTRY INGRAINS! AND WOOL CARPETINCS IN ENDLESS VARIETIES! Stair and Hall Carpets to Match! O I Ji o And an endless display of SMYRNA RUGS, Those contemplating buying Carpets will do well to look through our department. We will take pleasure in showing our goods, and none shall be importuned to buy. CONRAD TROLL'S SONS. Carpets ! shown by us. and Effects and Colorings in BRUSSELS! MATTS, &C, as at at At real of on the lot law 1134 to said one tne A. Mayor's Proclamation OF ELECTION. i N compliance with the requirements of the laws 61 the state ot umo, i nenry ai. Daviea. mavor of the incorporated village of St. Clairsville, Ohio, hereby notify the quali fled voters of said municipal corporation, that on Monday, the 5th day of April, 1886, be. tween the hours of 6 o'clock a. m., and 6 o'clock n. m.. at the usual place of holding elections within said corporation, an election will be held for the purpose ot cnoosing tne following officers for said corporation, to wit: Mavor. "Marshal. Treasurer. Solicitor, Street Commissioner, Sealer of Weights and Meas ures, three Members of Council, two years each; one Member one year. Given under my nana ana omciai seal, ai my office in said corporation, this 22d : seal I day of March. 1886. ! 3 ZOZl H-lVaNttl Ji. UL i-oo, may ui. NOTICE ta CONTRACTORS Auditor's Office, Belmoxt Cocxty, St. Clairsville, Ohio, Mar. 23, 1886. ) SEALED proposals will be received at tnis office until 12 o'clock M., Tuesday, April 20th, 1886, for deUvcring ana hrwikinir lime atone of a eood Quality on the National Road, in Belmont county, as follows: For the first mite, beginning at tne state line in Bridgeport, 180 rods; second, 60 rods; third. 30 rods: fourth, 20 rods; fifth, 15 rods; sixth, 50 rods; seventh, 25 rods; eighth, 20 rods; ninth, 15 rods; eleventh, tv roas; iwemu, 15 rods; thirteenth, 15 rods; fourteenth, 15 rods; fifteenth, 20 rods; sixteenth, 15 rods: seventeenth, 10 rods; eighteenth, 15 rods; nine teenth 20 rods; twentieth, au roas; twenty first, 15 rods; twenty-second, 20 rods; twenty third, U0 rods; twenty-fourth. 15 rods; twentyfifth, 20 rods; twenty-seventh, 10 rods; twenty-eighth, 15 rods. Said proposals will be received per mile for delivering or breakine. separately or for both; one-half of said stone to be delivered on or before the first day of July, and remainder on or before the first of September, and all to be broken before the first day of October, 1880. stnnn in hem delivered as to be broken in one ordinary string, unless otherwise ordered by the superintendent. Btone to De proKeu to a size not to exceed four ounces in weight. All bids must be accompanied by a good and sufficient bond, guaranteeing the faithful per formance of said work. Board authorizes the superintendent to retain 20 per cent, of the cos tof breaking until stone are spread. The right to reject any or all Dios is reservea. oy order of superintendent. 9 5-3t K. it. UAUlUii i, auuiiur. Sheriff's Sale. BELMONT COMMON TLEAS. Emma H. Clcse vs. Robert Steadman, et al. URSUANT to sb order of sale in tbe above eutitlcd case, issued and to me directed, from the court of common pleas, of Belmont county, Ubio, 1 will oiler at public sale, at the front door of the court house of said county, on Monday, April 12tli, 18 SO, At 1 o'clock p. m., the following real estate, towit: Hituate la the county of 15elmont, in the state of the Ohio and in the town of Bridge- nort. and known aad described as low num bered 718 and 717, as now known and desig nated on the general plat oi sam village oi Bridgeport, being tbe same lots ownea oy Marv Steadman at the tiro of her death, and conveyed to her bv Jacob Orubb by deed dated JUarcb Z8'.n, loon, ana Known as iois numbered 9 and 11 in David Allen's addition to said villsge. Appraised at $1000. Terms Cash. LEROT C SEDWICK, Sheriff. By F. R. Sidwick, Deputy, T. W. Emerson, PlrTs Att'y, 3 11 td BUT CITY DRUG STORE J. F. CROSSLAND & CO. DEALERS Ct Drugs, Medicines, Chemicals, Fancy and Toilet Articles Books, stationery, Paiats, Oils, And .everything usually kept in a first-class Drug Store. 3periJ Attentlasi Given ! Prescrlptlaas, Day rNIhu Killer Block, - Main Stesbt, SlStf ST. CLAIRSVILLE. O. Sheriff's Sale. BELMONT COMMON PLEAS. John Turner vs. Madison Wood, et al. 1 URSUANT to an order of sale in tbe .' above entitled case, issued and to me directed, from the court of common pleas of Belmont county, Ohio, I will offer at public s"le, at the front door of the court house of suid county, on Mouday, April 121b, 18S6, At 1 o'clock in the afternoon, the following described lands and tenements, to-wit: Situate in the county of Belmont in the eta'e of Ohio, and in tbe township of Goshen, and bounded and described as follows: Being a part of the southeast quarter of section 25, township 7, of range 5, commencing for the same at the northeast corner of said quarter section; thence running west 20 rods; thence south SO rods; thence east 20 rods; thence north 30 rods to tbe place of beginning, con taining three acres and three-fourths of an acre, more or less. Appraised at $125. Terms Cash. LEROY C. SEDWICK, Sheriff. By Frank R. Ssowick, Deputy. Drummond, PlfTs Att'y. 3-11-td Sheriff's Sale. IN PAKT1TI0N. Belmont Common Fleas. James T. Hendershot vs. Rosanna Hcndenhot, et al. JURSUANT to an order of sale above entitled case, issued and in the to me directed from tbe court of common pleas of belmont county, Uhio, 1 will offer at public sale upon the premises in Washington town- ill ip, on Saturday, April 17th, 1SS6, at 13 o'clock M., the following described lands and tenements, to-wit: Situate in the county of Belmont aforesaid. district of land formerly sold at Marietta, Ohio, being the east half of the southeast qU'irter of section 8, township 5 of range 4, containing 79 acres. Also, the following: Commencing at the northeast corner of tbe west half of the southeast Quarter of section 8, townships, range 4; thence south with the east side of said half quarter 163.84 perches to tne souineasi corner; thence west with the section line 44 J poles to a stone marked A; thence north 127 perches to a run; thence down the meanderings of said run to the place of beginaing, containing 40 acres, in Marietta land district. Appraised at $4403. Terms One-third cash on day of sale; one third In one year, and one. third In two yestra, with Interest, secured by mortgage on prem- LEROY C. SEDWICK, Sheriff. L. Danford, PfTs Att'y. 3 l!i-td X the At real of ner west dred to JN for at tbe tbe tbe tbe will one Geo. sale, said and as on by a along or and A 3 PARKER'S ffeHASSI BALSAM rVril r--2t 51" I'":ular farorits lor drawing -- f Ktiww m color ben i, J r-J in-uy, nd pi- venting Dandruff, ftV.-" U .eJa,w seal P. atop tb '-ii S (-At UUI.K1UM sure to atUniftvuta. The best Cough Cure yoa can um, ndthebeprevt'utnrknownfnrC'Dirmniptiua. No on-r n-nietiy is so etfbctiT Ik the cur oi Scrufnia, Mii-uinatLtus, Artiima, KMneTt Urinary and Female . K.:tluint!st and sM ili. on'.- rs of the Lungs, btotuach Vvcls, li'c-oit and IntA It has) often saved life aiid has ejected cures In many cues thought by : liysrvirns to he btrurahle. It ill pay yoa to aire i- .Kia-ii a Toxc a tliorcKitrh tilai. Sold by aU rus yists in lanre tattles at $Lift SHERIFFS SALE. B&LMONT COMMON PLEAS Abner StillweQ vs. John S. Close, et al. PURSUANT to an order of sale in the above entitled case issued and to me direct ed from the court of common pleas of Belmont county, Ohio, I will offer at public sale upon we premises wnere situate, oa Saturday, April 3d, 1SS6, At 1 o'clock in the afternoon, the following described lands and tenements, to-wit: c-iiuaieu in tne township of Union. Belmont county, Ohio, and known and being the wnoie of the west half of fractional aection eighteen (18), township eight (8) and range five (5). containing two hundred and .fnrt.v eight and three-fourths (348J) acres of land, iuure ur ices. I am ordered to sub-divide. annraia and sell the same in parcels, or as a whole, may be best. The west half of said fractional tract. containing 124j acres, more or less, appraised $70 per acre, or 48,706.25. The east half $50 per acre, or $6,218.75. The whole of said section at $14,925. lernu Uasn. LEROY C. SEDWICK, Sheriff. By Knags R. Skdwick. rVnutv Rees & Eoff, Alt's for Bank. 8 4-td Slaoilr, Sale. IN PARTITION. BKLVONT COMMON PLIAS. Catherine J. Harris vs. Mary Hardin, et a). PURSUANT to an order of sale in the above entitled case, iesued and to me direc'.ed from the court of common pleas, of Deimoni county, umo, 1 wiu offer at nublie sale, upon the premises, on Monday, March SOtb, 18S6, 10 o'clock a. m.. the followine described estate, to-wit: A lot or parcel of land sold bv Thomas Nichol to William Sutton, beine the east Dart lot number 3 in the village of East Rich land, in said county of Belmont. Ohio, lvine the south side of the National read, and uemg pan oi section numrjer ZL, townsnip number 7 and range number 4. beeinnine for same at a stake on the alley between said and a lot formerly, owned by the heirs at of John A. Hines, deceased; thence south lect to tne back alley: thence west 71 feet William Porterfield's line; thence along line south 177 feet to tbe National road; thence east 75 feet to the place ol beginnis?. containing one-third of an acre, more or less. Appraised at $050. Terms of Sale. One-third cash: one-third In year, and one third In two year irom day or sale, with Interest; deterred pay ments to be secured by mortgage upon Uie premises sold. LJLtiUlC U. BEDWICK, Sheriff. By F. R. Ssdwiok. Deputy. H. & W. Mitchell, Flffe Atl'ys. 2 25td SHERIFF'S SALE. Brlmcht Common Plias. -Kraft Brothers & Rosenborg vs. C. O. McSwords, et al. PURSUANT to an order of sale in the above entitled case, issued and to me directed from tbe court of common pleas of Belmont county. Ohio, I will offer at public sale, at front door of tbe court bouse of said ccunty, on Mouday, April 19th, 18S6, 1 o'clock p. m., the following described estate, to wit: Situate in tbe town of Martin s Ferry, Bel county, Ohio, aad known as a parcel ground, commencing at the northwest cor of Indiana and Monroe streets; thence one hundred feet; thence north one hun feet; thence east one hundred feet to Indiana street; thence south with said street the beginning. Appraised at $400. Terms Cash. LEROY C. SEDWICK. SherifT. By Frank R. dedwick, Deputy. C. McKee, Pitt's Att'y. 3 18-td ADMINISTRATOR'S SALE REAL ESTATE. pursuance of an order of the probate court of Belmont county, Ohio, 1 will offer sale, by public auction, on Saturday, April I Oth, 1876, 1 o'clock in the afternoon, on the premises, following described real estate, situate in county of Belmont, state ot Ohio, and in village of Bridgeport, thai part thereof known as EtnavuUe, to-wit: Lots number ninety-nine (99) and one hundred (100), on plat of the village of -Etnaville. Said real estate is appraised at $2000, and be sold free of dower. Terms of Sale One-third cash; balance in and two years, with interest- LE WIS JONES, Adm'r of Edward Herbert, deed. Duncan, Att'y. 2 11-U SheriiT's Sale. Belmont Common Pleas. TheSisteraof the Visitation of ML DeCbantel vs. Charles T.Frasier. ' J3URSUANT to commands of three cer tain writs of vendi exponas in tbe above entitled case, issued and to me directed from the court of common pleas of Belmont county, Ohio, .1 will offer at public at the front door of the court bouse of county, on Monday, April 12th, 1S0, At 1 o'cock p. m-, the interest of the des fendant in the following, described real estate, to-wit: The interest of Charles T. Frasier, and be ing a life estate only in the following lands tenements, to-wit: Situated in Belmont county, state of Ohio, and being a part of section 33, township 4, range 2, and bounded follows On the north by National road; the south by Wheeling creek; on tbe west lands of J. W. Berry, and en the east by fence running from said Wheeling creek a run to thes aid National road near a bridge on said pike; said bridge being near to opposite the property of Geo W.Medill, said piece of land supposed to contain 9 as appears by the will of Townseod Frasier, record L, pige S88, record of wills, probate court of Belmont county. Said life interest appraised at $900. Terms Carh. LEROY & 8EDWICK, Sheriff. McDonold, Plff s Att'y. 3 1 1-td Administrator Xotice. KJOTICE l hereby flven that In the Probate Court of Belmont county, Ohio, lb ondvr- iffnl wm. .DDOl Dd waa appoint! ana oa aoallfied u A4 minlatralor ol the eautto ol Samuel Oehaes- beln. deoeaaed. late or aald eoonly. All person. Indebted to ald aataM are ret queeled to make Immediate, payment, and Vhoee having olalma tnlMl aald eaiete will present them duly authenticated tor aettle bient. ft. T. HOWELL. 10-31 AdaalalelrMor.