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Attorney- at-iau an cLXota ry Pubi ic* < ?:?: *e in Anderson Building Kanawha S i 1 ;trie*tou, Wt-l \ ii^'tiin J. I. KRANTX, CHEAP CASH STOKE Getier.il Merchm.d:st\ MALDEN, Vi EST VIRGINIA. J C- WOLF SOX'. ACT Tin, Slate and Iron Roofing -AM' I-KAI.KRS IN ALL KINDS. OF TINWARE. j' ; Kamnvlit st . ( liarlfMon, W. Va t GIOXtOE ? I'EAI.K IN N (;\v and Second I land Furniture, Stoves ( arpets Etc. 511 KANAWH A sr. CHAHI.KSTUN. W.VA. t A. JAR RETT, t GROCERIES & ETC., Cor. Elk and Bridge Sts., Elk City, - West Y a. J OlIN WHITE, HARD TO BEAT GROCERY. Call to see him MAI. DEN, \\ EST VIRGINIA. TRADE WITH ? ' PII. FRAXKEXBERGER. * We Sell the best Goods ' ? For the Least Money - nit: ? l~ ' ' ? < w ? ? w ? i v w 1 ' t . i J Kanawh i St . ( harU ston, W. \';i _ SiGN BlG HAT. I ? : ? ? ?- v W ? I : : . i! vki- s "RICHARDSON BROS, ??*Wh lesale ami R?. tall Dealers ia ? ? U-V//7 Paper. II 'i/uloir shades, Boohs, Per - i o d i c 7 Is , and SI at ionerij of all * i Kinds. P cure Frame Factory in Connect on w th Store. t Cirtu-I^toib ---- W.Va. ~ ^ J J I 3 , 1 1 ClWdSQfi. C>:Ai.;.r:sTox, W. Va. Dry Goods, ? * - 'Notions and Shoes * i k J CAPITOLanlQUARRIER sts. 1 V fit. I the MISSING WAR LINK, lost i r. in In 1 to Co, secure a copy <>! THE THREE . ^ EMANCIPATORS, t> '. hat also gives a correct solution of t lie r Cfjfcred Problem. Enclose a I>in)e and your a^resS and receive book by return mail frcw . ? > JOHN L. SCHILLING, Bellaire, * - Ohio. District Repo ts. I \Continuul from fourth i>a(je j i . much of hearing of t lie Sovereignty of C-iod, as the Sovereignty of J I is >ve in the g'orious gift of His Son. We have much to bless ( *<><1 for in ; the succe-s alt ending cur labors here The work lias been uphill but we are 1 gaining the utmost height. Sunday i Si' h< ol work is a reality with uj, aiming as we do lo bring the sehol- : ars to the enjoyment of the greatest i blessing within the reach of man. Our youi:g people aie brave and have done much to promote the cause of Christ, untiring in effort, ardent and ZcaloiH, they have done well and are encouraged to "press on". The older church member*, few in number, hardly ? as a class? have that sense of loyalty which insures success, con sequently many opj ortuuities have been lost, and much valuable time wasted. Yet we glory in the knowl edge that many of the brethren and sisters are living daily monuments of His saving grace, exemplifying that grand truth, "He is able also to s<ve them to the uttermost that come unto : (rod by Him''. The class meeting is a mean* of <j race availed of by many to the help of the spiritual life Prayer meetings and preaching serv ices are well and regularly attended. Indeed, the spiritual condition of the Church is, on the whole, good. Ft many reasons the financial statement at last Quarterly meeting did not read as favorably as perhaps was to be expected. Yet we have done well consideiing the con dition of affair* in the community. During this quarter we have paid some ?-1110 iti the interest of t lie Church building a'one. There is immediate net-d of >0?mi. "Our Father is rich." ll some >?!' His children desire to enntt ibute !<> our neces-ftv we -hall be glad t ? > acknowledge ihe ; kind ne-- th roiiy h the colli m lis <>1 t i i i - paper. We are "Standing on the promise - of < lod . " c. H KI.V Mol.i'N v. Fishers Circuit. Thi.? Charge is compo-ed of t w e ! v e preach i 11 it place>, Re\. ' W. >tep liHti is ser\iug it as pastor for the second year. He ha- -ix Sunday school." doing good work among the children His rep. rt -hows -ixty rive conversions this year with forty tive added to the church by proba tion. His local preacher helper? are J. K. Fisher. J. I. Carney \V. I i . Par sons, A. B. Par-ons. 1 his ( "harue ii?- lately been bless ed with three ntw church edifices two of which have been dedicated tor worship. 'J he third near "Berry l-'.shera" will be dedicated I). V. Auk- Ki>. Hartford Ciiy. ''Ni.vi.ami, Walks, Pi:m.? Sunday >chool anniversary lie d Sunday, June 1". w hen sermons were preached morning and evening bv Rev. John Beddow, of the Methodist Kdiscopal Church of America. Considerable interest was taken in the services i from the fact that the preacher had been a scholar, teacher and superin tendent in ill is school prior to his entering up>n the work of the ministry. Lirgeand representative) congregation assembled to bid him j welcome to the ''old country," and the collections were the largest in the history of the school." An interesting letter from Bro. Beddow gives us a glimpse at life on , board ship. Four passengers were! missionaries bound for the west coast of Africa. The great Atlantic treated Sister Beddow lees kindlyjln n it did our Bro. ITe will draw a vail over the meeting with friends after an absence of five and a half years and wish our Brother and Sister much enjoyment duriug their so journ in the "Old Country." His pulpits are supplied by local talent. Ed, ( Leon. The Leon circuit is in good living condition, there have been 127 acces sions. We have ten Sunday Schools all in good condition. Brighton school has now livtd through the storm of two winters. Our school at Leon, is among the best Revs. /. T. tjcantliu, Hill Tribble, John Snyder, and C\ J Haker are ellicient 'o -al preachers, Rev. J. D St rick I i i* is an honored veterau. Bro. Lew s Forhus is a new Class I/ ader and is full of t lie Spirit. John Plants is our senior leader' and is known and loved by many. Bro. Andrew Hill is a young leader and doing splendidly. Bro. John Garsou is an old Methodist but a new leader, and his j class is full of life. Bro. Geo, Rowley | is a man now in a good old age, he 1 has the spirit of a youth aud is a ! pillar in the church at Leon, as is : Mrs. Auner Bright at Brighton. But why should I mention the names of a few when we have a great host of willing workers, aud our ! number is increasing daily. Brethren, "Pray for the prosperity 1 of Zion." 1)ell Upton. Noble. Tke Children's Day was observed 1 at Wilding Church June 10, and was ! enjoyed hy an attentive audience of I more than .'log people. The service ^ showed that careful attention had been given to the preparation. The singing was led by Amos Hawk and the opening prayer by P. H. Hawk. I Walter Lemaster, Amos Hawk, Win Hawk, A 11. Hughes, Misses Flor ence Houston, Mamie Houston, Cora McKh, Fannie MeRa, Mattie McUa, Anna Alder, Rosa Shi veront, Fannie Smith and o hers took part in the exercises After t! e pri pared programme the pa-tor nave a talk ou the oiigin of Children's Day. The collect inn of .f 7 u a- followed 1 1 v ho rXi't'lh iii address hy F. M<#Ha, We Miticipate a good time :it our t liild'en".- loiy service at Gn?se, and at I -1 ind Run. H'e now haw preaching at thnj ^'ila-Dale school hou.?e near A L, j Varnei 's twice a month with good interest Our new Sunday So ho >1 , superintended by Sinter Varuer is a Micee^. Our Sundai' Schools are' generally doing we 1. The average attendance is more than ;>?. 'u. ? Kegu- 1 lar prayer meeting at Grose and I.-land Kun with uo d interest. Prayer meeting at H'a-den with a medium attend '.nee, and a good in terest. All of our services on the work uie very well atteuded: there i- good interest and the good work is m< ving'f >rward. For years our peo ple on Little Sandy have felt the need of a church, Several attempts have been made toward building;! but the outlook for a new church is , 1 belter now than ever before. .Re cently subscription has been taken j and a good foundation for the build- i ing has been laid ami the people are j i now eagerly looking forward to '.he i time when they can worship in a! uew church instead of a school j house. H\ H Ham Moy j,. [ Maiden. i Repairs are the order of the day, j and we are no exception to the gen eral rule, our people hope soon to j worship under a new iron roof wait- j ing only lor the workmen to put it) on. Sunday school literature has I proved a great incentive to success among us we are coming to the front, the secretary is doing good work, i Sunday evening June 17th saw a flood congregation assembled to hear the discourse on Hum The day was mainly devoted to the sowing of Temperance seed. While our finan cial resources are being drained yet there are among us those who have faith to "go forward. God bless them : ; I) B. Ore, I ( Continued on eighth page.) DRY GOODS AID FINE SHOES' Wc are the leaders W e carry and best se in the state most reaso orders giv attention. the larg lectcd stock and at prices nable. Mail en prompt Rand & Goshorn. George A. Goshorn. "WHOLESALE DEALER IlsT GRAIN AND HAY. r 289 Kanawha St., Chalreston, W. Va. -:t17 TV ILjIT^ID" EXEVIKS'SP -f?-pt at; :<? vr A;'cr- rg-*.*r*~ No. 40 Capitol Street. R. I. SATTERTHWAIT. THE JEWELER. Is now o.rtal ?1 i.-lied in his New Quartos in the Kanawha Valley Bank Building. Wlu* re he will he pleased lo see those who with to purchase Matches, Clocks, Silverware and .Jewelry. NO- 290 KANAWHA ST.. Charleston - - West Virginia. P. H. NOYES & CO. ? THE GREAT IMi Equaled by lew, surpassed by none lor kindness. Fair dealing and genuine value.