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Easter As Observed by
the-Ghurcftes. Day of Sunshine Comrn'mwates the Besnrreeflot.? Typical of Eternal Beauty, j morning dawned clewj and bright and the town was] folly awake to the of the Smzraofioti Day. . The! Ohorchee were well attended. The Episoopctl ohnroh was es pecially honored of aQ the Episco pal Ohurohes of the 8tate, because! of thedistinguished Divine, Bish-j op Peterkin, of the Diooem of Weat Virginia. HIa beantifnl aer mon on thia Eaater morning was] of 'The Besurreotion," the old, old, etory, yet on thia oooaaion ao beantifolly told, ao riohly set, as to be a jewel contributed to the Master's Cause. The song servioe throughout! waa impressive and appropriate. The serrioe waa oondaoted by the Beotor, Bev. J. H. Gibbons. The offering of the morning was for the liquidation of the Beotoiy debt and amounted to $1,011.61, nearly $700 of whioh had been raised by the speoial effarts of the ladies of the congregation for the past several montha, and the re mainder by the men of the con gregation and their friends. This magnifioent offering waa anpplemented by a handsome do nation of the Biahop of $400, who has sinoe promised to also pay the interest for the ensning year on the balanoe dne on the Beotoiy! debt. J The ohnroh had been beautifully ] deoorated for the oooaaion. At the morning aervioe, Miatnrn Lodge A. F. & A. M , attended in a body, j while .Franklin Oommandary at tended the night aervioe in a body. The Song Servioe held at the Presbyterian Ohuroh Sunday night, waa a Union Servioe of the Presbyterian amd Southern Meth edist Churches, the oongregation of the latter being unable to use their ohuroh owing to the improve ments being made there. The servioes were oonduoted by Mr. P. H. Steenbergen, and the Eaater address was delivered by Bev B P.Bell, of the M E Ohuroh South, who made a thoroughly en joyable and inspiring disoonrse, The large Ohoir rendered some exoellent music on this oooaaion. The Ohuroh waa decorated with potted flowers. Servioes at Trinity Ohorch both Sunday moming and night, were largely attended. The morning service oonBisted of a splendidly seleoted and well executed musical prouram, the pastor taking as the subjeot "The Open Tomb." The night servioe was given over to the children, who on this oooaaion ex oelled tpem8elvos. The ohnroh was oompletely filled by those wishing to enjoy the servioes. The decorations were profuse and beau tiful. The oolleotibn at the two servioes showed the handaome sum of $105 66 for benevolenoes, and about $130 to be applied to preaoh er's salary. The Baptist Ohnroh celebrated the Holy Communion, otherwise their morning and evening servioes were that usually held at that ohuroh. A.t the morning servioe, however, Bev. Friend, the paator, took for his theme, Besurreotion, following the sermon, the hand of fellowship was extended to the eight members, reoent aooessions to the Ohuroh. Pomeroy Iade??ndeot .^eterana of^e^Tbirteaqth .West, Virginia Infantry, "q| VfcSi &lre ere many Thing-':m^6Sifi sides of the bend, will be interested in a Cml-war rebcn^#=aC3Si?ibition: in the windows of Steele & Buss ell's harness store at -Middleport This interojfing rpfic ""is the war saddle of Lieut Col James B. Hall, of the regiment above nam ed. The saddle is the property cf Isaac. A. Lewis, a Thirteenth veter an of near West Columbia, and to those who are familiar with the story of Col. Jim Hall and his tragic end the relic is worth going a good way to see. CoL Hall was a son of Hon. Jno Hall, of Point Pleasant, and a brother of Mrs. B J. Bedmond, who died recently at Maggie. When the war broke oat he was being educated in a Virginia Uni versity, but he came home and en. listed in the above named regiment and from the beginning distin guished himself by a bravery that bordered on the reckless. At the battle of Opequon, Va., Sept 19,1864, he received a bad wound in the arm and was sent to his Mason county home to remain until sufficiently recovered to re enter the service. But he remained at home less than a month. The war spirit was so strong within him that he scorned the advice of physicians and friends and set off for the front, reaching his regiment just of Cedar Creek, Oct. 29, 1864. As usual, Col. Hall fought like a madman, and he was a conspic uous figure at every stage of the battle. With his arm in a sling he could be seen riding madly to and fro rallying his men and set ting an example of bravery that would have ;been a pattem'for a Ney. It was while thus engaged?and just before the arrival of Gen Phil Sheridan on his historic dash from Winchester and the resultant vic tory of Union arms?that he fell mortally wounded by a rebel bull et and died with the many who went down in that memorable con flict. EASIER STODAY STTEPEIZE Last Sunday, (Easter) J.Milton Burdett, who is now in hiB 92nd year, was visited at the home of his daughter, E. J. Childers, of Union distriot, this county. All his living ohildren were present exoept Mrs B. W. Calvert, Athens, Ohio; M G, Bcrdett, of Leon, who were unable to be present on ao oouut of siokness. Those of his ohildren present were: Mrs E G Childers, James P., of Leon; John M., Point Pleas ant; Dallas A., Leon; Monroe and Ezekiel H? of Leon. The day was spent with the old father, who is in fairly good health for one of his age. The old gentlemen's living pos terity is, 8 ohildren, 4S grand ohil dren and 63 great grand ohildren. L A MoMillin and wife, of North Point Pleasant, who has been visi ting friends and relatives in the oonntry, returned home Saturday, Mr P 0 MoDade, manager ol the wharfboat at this plsoe, speni Easter Sunday with his family a1 Bavenswood, MM ;*E Stnil* and the world smilee with] yea, 4"*5 ^ ???? a?gjjfe?l*8?r:l For the oheerful grin Will let yon in Wher$.Uie kjqker U never known.; I Growl, end the way tcote dreary, For the weloooe amila s Bringc sunshine, while j A frown ahnti out the light. raiag^Btd41w w?tld!a- harmoniona, * Grumble and tbinga go wrong, 3^.?11 the.fioa Ton are oat of rhyme With the btuy, bustling throng. | Kick and there's trouble brewing, Whittle, and life ia gay. And the world's in tnne Like a day in Jane, And sorrow will melt away. W033?)JW0?)?3TO3l)?IMai A Bob Taylor Gem. The following beantifnl senti. ment is from the pea of Senator Bob Taylor: "I would rather fill my purse with money and keep its gate ajar to my happy girls while yet they linger nnder my roof than to dutch it with a miser's hand until the harp strings of yonth are broken and all its muscles forever dead. I would rather spend my last niokle for a bag of striped marbles to gladden the hearts of my harefoot boys than to deny them their childish pleasures, and leave them sag of gold to ^quarrel oyer jfhea pt am dead. ? I ? idhor^the pitiless hawk that circles the air only to swoop down and destroy the song of the linnet or bury its talons in the heart of the dove. I despise the soulless.man whose greed for gold impels him to strangle the langhter and gong in his own fam ily." EP WORTH LEAGUE PROGRAM Epworth League program to be rendered at the M. ?. Church Sonth Friday April 16. Leader?Lem Shiflet. Hymn 28. Prayer. Hymn 86. Jopio?The Appeal of .our Ne cessities. Soripture lesson?Mark S-1-9Q-2 13-17. Matthew 14-14-17. Beading on topio?Eunioe Bur. dett. Hymn 124. Comments on topio?Bev. Bell. Ins. Solo?Gertrude Burdett. Vocal Solo. Ins. Solo?Helen Hale. Beoitation?Goldie Comstook. Ins. Solo?Mary Leftwioh, VoobISoIo?Carolyn Comstook. Hymn 11. Ins. Solo?Amelia Steinbaoh, Beoitation?Buth Colville, Ins. Solo? Betta Miller. Hymn 9. League Benediotion. All are oordiBlly invited. MA3LRIAGE LICENSES. April 3?W C Hagley Eva M MoCoy. April 3?Robert H Gas kins Fannie MoDaniel. April 6?Oak Grimm Hallie B Gerlaoh. April 10?Ira Adkins Annie Ctaig. April 10?Cleveland Fowler Evalena Fisher. Mies Eva Williams is visiting I friends at Pomeroy, To Protect the General Public. ?*. In reconstructing the approach to the K. ft M'railrosid "bridge through Point Pleasant, the "ped estals on which'the "iron roper structure rests at the crossings on Viand and Main streets, have been' setback on a line wife- tin.adja cent property lines, thus widening the walkways so that they will be uniform with the sidewalks on either side. Why the bridge own ers were allowed in the first place to build so as to narrow the walk way, we never oould understand Now, while reconstructing and re building this approach, the town oouncil should require the com pany to place aprons or shields under it wherever it crosses a pub lic street, so that the public will not be compelled to wait the pass ing of trains in order to keep cin ders. water, oil, coal and other lose articles from dripping or falling on them. A move in this direction was made by Council several months ago, but somehow the passage of an ordinance of the character indicated was never re ported by the Committee on Ordi nances. TEX CHUECHES. CHRIST CHOUGH. xxv. i. howjIks aixxona. xxcrom. Service at Christ Church to night 8 pm. Choir praotio after servioe, Servioe Sunday 11 a m. Servioe at Spilman Chapel Sun day 8 pm. Ton are invited.*. Rev W E Hudson, of Hanting ton. will preaoh in the Presbyter ian ohuroh next Sunday morning and night. At the morning ser vioe a congregational meeting will be held to oall a minister. All members of the congregation are requested to be present. At thelt. E. Church, South, E. P. Bell, Paitor, Epworth League Friday evening at 7 o'olook. Sunday Sohool Sunday morning at 10 o'olook. No preaohing Sun day morning. Servioes Sundaay evening at 7:45 by the pastor. YOTTEG LADY DEAD. Miss Olivia Dodson. daughter of James Dodson, died last Tuesday at her home at West Columbia, after a short illness of tuberculosis, aged 18 year* and 2 months. Fu neral services were held at the Clifton M, E. Church, followed by interment in the Walnut Hill cemetery. The mother of the de ceased young lady died a few months ago of the same malady.? Pomeroy Independent. The safe in the postoffioe at Mar* met was blown to pieoes by burg lars at two o'olook Sunday morn ing. However, the oraoksmen hard ly made expenses, as they seonred only a few pennies. The poatoffioe is located in a building reoently ereoted for that purpose. This building reoeived but little dam age as the result of the explosion, although the safe itself is a com plete wreok. Outside of wrecking the door to the building no dam age was done to the struoture. This is supposed to be the same gang that has been working in the Kanawha Valley for some weeks. Mrs Chai Bates was visiting at Grallipolia this weefc? * To\p Council Held ? /Meeting. Interesting Meeting Held on Monday - Night last Street's to be Cleaned. At anadjourned meeting of tha TownCoanoit, hold on Monday night, April 12th; Preeent, Jobs L. Whitton, Mayor, George Millar, JohnH. Weill,. John 0. Franklia, Jaa, B, Stephenson, G. W. 1L Hcof, and Bobt,. Kiger, Conncil? (MO. In the abeenoe of W. 0. Whaley, Clerk, canted by ilia see, EobC Kiger vu eleoted Clerk, pro tea. 0. E. Lawhead and others w*r? granted permission to establish a tennie ooort on the lot of land be tween Main Street and the Ohio Hirer at Ilth Street, for the season of 1909. After allowing sundry aooounfe^ the Council went into ezeontive session and the following town, officers wen appointed: H. L. Bobey, Treasnrer, L. 0. Somerrille, Solioitor, William Fogleeong, Polioemefli W.J.Kenny Jr., Overseer of Poor, 0. B. Smith, Health Offioer, A J. Kinoaid,Cemetery Sextoo, 0. B. Smith, Chief of Fire Da partment The appointment of Street Cobb. missioner, Keeper of the Look-oft and Night Polioeman was deferred until the next regular meeting. The Committee on Streets weza direoted to aseist and confer with tWPjJfirt&t StfMt Commissions? in olesning up the streets of tha town during the present month. It was ordered that the Polioa man, Fire Chief, Health Offioer, Street Commissioner, Keeper of the Look-up, and Night Polioa man, should be employed by tha month, or during the pleasure of the Counoil. The Mayor appointed the fol lowing committees: Streets and Alleys?Kobt.Kiger, Jaa. B. Stephenson, John H. Wells, Wharves, Landings and Ferries ?G. W. M. Hooff. J, 0. Franklin, John H. Wells. Poor?J. 0. Franklin, G. W. M. Hooff, George Miller. Indebtedness, Interest and Sink ing Fund?J. 0. Franklin, G. W. M. Hooff, George Miller. Lights?J. H. Wells, Jas. & Stephenson, George Miller. Ordinances?Jas. B. Stephen son, Bobt. Kiger, J. H. Welle. Cemetery?George Miller, Jta,. B. Stephenson, G. W. M. Hooff, Finanoe?J. 0. Franklin, Bobt, Kiger, John H. Welle. Little Girl Falls Into a WelL Mary Grose, the six-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Loo. Cross of Union distriot, Wood oounty, had a miraculous e sea pa from death Monday when ehe fell into a well 35 feet deep and which oontained six feet of water, Sha was drawing up water when she lost her balanoe and fell in. She was resoued by her fathe* who was lowered into the well and found her holding on a orevioe in the wall having drawn [herself op out of the water. Outside of a sa^ vere nervous shock the ohild sns , tained no injuries. Mrs Vansoent and baby, of Man ; nington, is visiting her mother, 1 Mrs Kate Williams.