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] . w R And war to a bitter and relentless finish. W ith cannon, torpedoes, mortars, swords and all kinds of deadly implements we will commence to wage a bitter and relentless war against prices until barely their skeletons will be recognizable. The ENTIRE STOCK of HENRY RAUCH WSTfi&jj Must be closed out within the next two weeks; commencing this week we will place the whole stock consisting of Men's and Youth's Spring Suits, i Hats, Furnishing Goods, Trunks, &c., At the Lowest Trices Possible Without Regard to Cost or Value. If you need anything in that line it will pay you to come as soon as possible. Assiqnee. COURT PROCEEDINGS. REGULAR SESSION, APRIL 4th, 1898. Present, Shriver Moore, Pres., and John W Lazear and Hiram Under wo 3d, commissioners. H B Hissam sworn in as notary public. H B Shriver surety. J F Frame was released from the payment of $i taxes erroneously assessed. G W Howard was released from the payment of $13 30 taxes erro neously assessed. Sarah H McCoy was released from the payment of $6 04 taxes erroneously assessed. A J. Underwood was released from the payment of $3 16 taxes erroneously assessed. C L Allen was granted a permit to keep hotel at Wick. Jas and Geo Chambers werej granted a permit to keep hotel at ' Sistersville. B T Clayton was granted a per mit to keep hotel a Shirley. E A Edman was granted a per mit to keep hotel at Alvy. D M Ice was granted a permit to keep hotel at Iuka. The following claims against the general fund were allowed: H M Adams, services and ex penses as constable in cases State vs Alonzo Shepherd, M Bond and Pay ton Elder, $11 20. Lillie B Carrothers was granted a permit to keep a restaurant in Middlebourne. D H Morey was granted a per mit to keep hotel in Middlebourne. O W O Hardman, services as j juror at the inquest ofLewisBarcus, $200 Ezra Snider for same, 2 00 J M Snider, for same, 2 00. Alva Fish, for same, 2 00. R D Roberts, same, 2 00. S J Pipes, same, 2 00. Frank Long, attendance and mileage in case of State vs Asbury Shuman, 1 20. Theo Long, same, 1 00. T N White, same, 1 00. G W Robinson, justice fees of self and constable and witnesses in case of Alec Ankrom, 8 50. Same, in case of State vs Harry Kincaid, Thomas Williamson and James Kennedy, 23 40. Jacob Sole, constable, fees and expenses, case State vs A A Al binger, 7 70. J C Way, special constable, fees of self and witnesses in case of Ben , jamin Bailey, a lunatic, 4 00 MBSteV ?-* \ 4v '' The following claims against the road fund were allowed: CENTREVILLE. Notley Underwood, extra labor, 7 82. ELLSWORTH. William Gorrell, lumber, 6 18 John Henderson, team and dri ver, 3 00. LINCOLN. R O Ankrom, timber, 7 00. M McShay, C A Foster & Son, timber, 11 64. April 5. K S Boreman was granted a per mit to run a drug store in Middle bourne. J W Swan was granted a permit to keep a hotel in Middlebourne. J B Spencer & Son were granted a permit to keep hotel in Middle bourne. Ordered that F G Lock and G L Lowther and M M Reppard be nominated as members of the Board of health of this county. J W Sweeney was granted a per mit to keep hotel at Centreville. On motion of Wm Baker and Al fred Smith, it was ordered that the lines between prec't Nos 6 and 19 be changed as follows: Commenc ing at lord on Saucho creek near old mill, thence a straight line to guide post on the Mason farm thence a straight line to the east corner of the same farm on Middle I Island creek. On petition of L F McCann and others, it is ordered that C Yan degritt, J P Mason and John For dyce view and make a road from the forks of the B L Pyle run on I the lands of G A Riggs, thence through the land of said Riggs, L A McCann and L F McCann, L L Davis and B L Corbly, to inter sect public road on ridge near lands of J P Mason. Andrew Duty was released from payment of $1 tax erroneously as sessed. G W Bishop swore in as notary public, surety S G Pyle. The following claims against general fund were allowed : G L Barnard & Co, deed book 47. $17-33- . D Hickman, cash paid for drav age, 1.65. A S Kerans, fees and expenees ' in case of State vs G N Sewal and Billy Folly, 4 45. W E Kirchnar, mdse for jail 11 35* Dr Louderback, prof serv to prisonos 14 00. J U Lazear, powder and fuse for | road prec No. 4 Lincoln district 5 20. S G Pyle, gas, etc, court house and jail, serving election matter, etc., 789-53 Dr Reppard, prof serv to prison ers, 6 25. E S Stephenson, medicine for prisoners, 3 95. Tyler County Star, printing 121 45 West Va Printing Co., printing 12 90. C A Wade, sheriff of Wood Co. boarding, guarding and clothing prisoners from Tyler county, 12 190. Wheeling Stencil and Rubber company, rubber stamps and seals, 5 30. A W Duty, justice of the peace, tees for self and others, and use of team in case of Tom Ullum, a lunatic, 21 10. Thomas Villers, lifting toll house out of a slip and repairing the same, 25 00. These orders were allowed out of the road fund: ELLSWORTH DISTRICT. J. Colvin, labor in precinct, No. 13. 3 09 J. U. Lazear, spikes for precinct No 1 1, 62^c. W R Rine, labor in precinct No 13. 5 00. A Thomas, use of team in pre cinct No 9, 2 00. LINCOLN DISTRICT. J U Lazear, assignee of J L Bar rick, blacksmith work, precinct No 4, 28 58. UNION DISTRICT. Perry Stackpole was appointed road surveyor of precinct No 7 McElroy district. J T Hughes, lumber and use of team in precinct No 4, 28 58. J C Evans was appointed survey or road of precinct No 6, Lincoln district. T B Lysle was appointed road surveyer in precinct No 4 Union district. G D Underwood was appointed superintendent of Salem and Sis tersville turnpike trom Underwood's blacksmith shop to the county line. APRIL 6. Yesterday's proceedings read and approved. Be it resolved by the county court ot Tyler county that each of the surveyors of roads in this county be. and they are hereby authorized and directed to notify the proprietors and t enants of real estate and property in their respec tive road precincts, whose fences encroach on the public roads, that the said fences, especially wire fences, must be removed at once and the proper width given for the road as established, and that in case of their failure or refusal so to do in a reasonable length of time, that the said surveyors have the same done at the expense of the pro prietors and tenants, and that a copy of this order be published for four successive weeks in the Tyler County Gazette and the Weekly Oil Review. Byron Wilcox, assessor, was given permission to appoint J. C. Lewis to be deputy assessor. The petition of J. A. Gorrell and 23 others in regard to roads was rejected. Ordered that the court be ad journed until the 15th day of April, 1898. April 4. G D Smith, com'r of acc'ts, re ported settlement with htm of Hiram Underwood, adm'r of the estate of Mary Booher, deceased. Settlement filed in clerk's office Feb 14, 1898. Settlement was ordered recorded and filed, G D Smith, com'r of acc'ts, re ported the settlement with him of F S Snider, adm'r of estate of E P Snyder, deceased. Settlement or dered recorded and tiled. S G Pyle, com'r of acc'ts, re ported the settlement with him of Elezor Doak, adm'r of estate of McConnelly, deceased. Settlement ordered to be recorded and filed. B Engle, com'r of accts, reported the settlement with him of O F Orr, R A Orr and G B Orr, exec estate of H W Orr, deceased. Set tlement ordered recorded and filed. B Engle, comr of accts, reported the settlement with him of Daniel K Elder, guardian of Bertha S White. Settlement ordered recorded and filed. B Engle, com'r of accts, reported the settlement with him of Daniel K Elder, guardian of Melvin L Whith. Settlement ordered re corded and filed. B Engle, comr of sccts, reported the settlement with him of Daniel K Elder, guardial of Daniel N White. Settlement ordered re corded and filed. B Engle, comr of accts, reported the settlement with him of J G Barker, guardian of Mary Barker. Settlement ordered recorded and filed. B Kngle, corar. of accts, reported the settlement with him of C C McCormick, guardian of Henry N Keller. Settlement ordered, re corded and filed. Isie Rymer, widow of Jessie E. Rymer, deceased, filed a petition, objecting to the confirmation of the paper purporting to be the last will and testament of Dr. Henry A. Rymer, deceased, and begging the court to appoint a day to hear the matters set forth in said petition. The 7th day of June is fixed as a day to hear the matter. APRIL 4. Chas. Ankrom was authorized to take Mary E Lamp and her child from the county infirmary, and ex ecuted a bond to give her as good treatment as she received at the county infirmary. J W Ankrom paid into court a check from W E Griffon for the use of Sarah L Ankrom, which check is now held subject to the order of said Sarah L Ankrom. The following claims against the poor fund were allowed: Dr McAdoo, prof. serv. Jas Bo-' nem, 10 00. G W Bil.iter, taking care of Jas Slider 20 days. 1000. A J Barton, taking care of Miss Kittie Smith one week, 3 00. \V A Beagle, conveying Mrs Wm Sine and son to county in firmary, 5 00. APRIL 5. The following claims against the poor fund were allowed: Howard & Perkins, keeping Geo Atchison three months, 13 00 Same, keeping Anna George and family, 13 00. M P Bonar, for coffins and boxes for George Watkins and Ed Harper, 8 00. Dr A B Campbell, professional services to Mrs Santford Stearns, 25 00. Same, same, child of Mrs Liza Ash, 12 00. C B Booher & Bros., merchan dise for Miche Booher, 36 00. W E Kirchner, merchandise for John Stearns. 6 19. John W Mor^n, keeping and taking care of Msr^aret Wetzel, 5 00. Watkins Bros., merchandise to George Cordray, 36 25. A Weekly, merchandise for Wm Sole, 13 34. T J Sellers, coffins and boxes, etc., for John Swain, Rachel Sine and A Knox, 26 25. APRIL 6. William Morris & Son, school books furnished overseer of the poor of Meade district, 11 55. Scott & Stewart, merchandise for W Newbrough, W Griffin and Shu man, 3 74. P J Frum, goods for John Morti more, 3 00. G P Myers, conveying H Shu man and wife to county infirmary, 3 50. Silas Henderson, conveying M Newbrough's family to county in firmary and service as overseer ot poor of Mead district 5 00. Dr. Maloy McCullough, prof ?erv, Henry Shuman and George Barnhart's wife 13 50. Corbin & Vanata, coffin and box for Mrs F Forester 10 00. J W Depue, same for Mrs Mc Abee 1000. Dr. J S Jones, prof serv 4 00. Mrs. J P Lund board and care of Mrs Sadie Smith Jacob Markley, same, Mrs Wm Sine & Son, 5 50. Dr. H T Meek, prof services Mrs Hunter 38 00. McCoy Bros, mdse for Mrs Mc Abee and Mr Cedars 405. W F Rice, coffin and b< x for stranger killed by train; also hearse hire 17 75 John Sine, 85 bu coal for Mrs Northcraft and others 8 50. C E Ichupbach, groceries Mrs Miller and family, Mrs Fernister, Mrs Wilson, Cedars family and others. 25 71. Dr Geo S Wells, services to G W McAbee's children, Miss Mary E Hartline, Mrs. Anna Northcraft, and Benj. Bailey, 50 00. A D Work and Son, goods to Mrs Holworth, Mrs Heslep, Mrs Snyder, Mr Bonem, Bailey family and others 39 00. ? J C Way service as poor overseer in Lincoln district, 15 50. Robt Doak, same, Cent district, 4 5? Thos D Strickling, provisions for Richard Crutcher, 15 00. D Wr Twyman, agt co Inf, boarding and taking care of inmates etc, less one quarter's rent, 325 34. Dr J L Pyle, prof service, J Daw son, J Owens, Alex Knox, Mary Baker and Mrs E Mills, 56 75* Alf Wells, mdse for Jas Tall man and O Petrick, 28 96. Adjourned. Wild flower parties are popular now. i