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Weekly Oil Review.
FORMERLY TYLER DEMOCRAT. WEDNESDAY AUG. 31 ? *89$ LOCAL AND PERSONAL. From Wednesday's Daily. Rev. T. A. Anderson has return ed home from a month's vacation. Mr. G. W. Kotzbue, of Friendly, was in the city yesttrday on busi ness. Marcine Orr, of this city, is clerking at the hotel Morey in Mid dlebourne. W S. Wiley, editor of the Wet zel Democrat, was in the city this afternoon. Miss Amy Engle, of Middle bourne, is visiting friends in this city today. Miss Clara Reed, of this city, is the guest of friends at the County seat this week. George L. Roberts, a prominent lawyer of Pittsburg, arrived in the city this afternoon. M. J. Fraine, a young traveling man of Parkersburg, was in the city this afternoon. The Masonic hall at Middle-' bourne is being thoroughly over hauled and repaired. G. E. Foster, of the Atlas Oil Co., returned this afternoon from a business visit to Parkersburg. Jack Kelly, of the Ohio River railroad dining room, has returned from a visit to Point Pleasant. Mrs. George B. Stealey and daughter, of this city, are the guests of relatives in Middlebourne this week. W. J. O'Neill, the well known architect of Marietta, was in the city today attending to some busi ness matters. Henry Rauch. who has been the guest of relatives in Parkersburg for several days, arrived in the city last evening. J. B. Brennen, of the firm of Navlor & Co., of Wheeling, was in the city yesterday taking orders for fall goods. Miss Jeanette Young, of this citv is the guest o* her grand parents, Mr. and Mrs. L. L. Stealey, at Middlebourne. K. S. Boreman has sold his drug store in Middjebourne to J. C. Sim mons, of Harrisville, who took pos session Monday. Miss Eva McCandlish, of Oak dale, Pa. , arrived in the city this morning and will be the guest of friends for a short time. Miss Lulu Wingrove, of Proctor, arrived in the city last evening and will be the guest of her aunt, Miss Annie Davis, for a couple of weeks. Will Ream, of Grier's drug: store who has been the guest of his par ents, at Zanesville, Ohio, for several days, returned to the city last even ing. Major Clint Moore, of the south side, who has been on a business trip to Marietta and Parkersburg for several days, returned home last evening. T. R Cowell and Morris Alten burg went over to Elk run yester day where they were looking after some interests they have in that territory. Dr. J. A. Grier and Dr. Means, of Sistersville, spent several days here last week, guests of ex- Post master Frank Cooper. ? Ravens wood News. J. A. Thompson, of Stringtown, accompanied by his daughter, Miss Anna Thompson and Mrs. McQua lie, were visitors in the city yester day and today. Mrs. M. A. Sybert, of the north end, left last evening for her home in Martin's Ferry, Ohio, where she will be the guest of her parents for a couple of weeks. J. G Splain, Supt. of telegraphy for the Standard Oil Company, with headquarters at Pittsburg, was in the city today looking after busi ness for his company. A. M. McDonnell, of Lima, Ohio, ajprominent oil man and one of the best fellows in the business, arrived in the city last evening and will remain here for several days look ing after some interests he has in this section. Mrs. Fred Hoenes, of Ben wood, Ohio, arrived in the city yesterdav and was the guest of her brother, Theo during the day. She left last evening for Corry, Pa., where she will be the guest oi relatives for a couple of weeks. A. J. Steelsmith, of Butler, Pa., who is largely interested in territo ry in the southern end of this county and in Pleasants county, ar rived in the city last evening and ? will be here for some time looking after his interests. Miss Lora O. Snider, of south Water street, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Snider, left this after noon for East Orange, N. Y., where she will teach school the coming winter. W. A. Kelly, Manager of the Ohio River railroad dining rooms here, who has been on a visit to his daughter in New York City for a couple of weeks, returned to the city this afternoon. R. M. Jennings, of the Kanaw ha Oil Co., with headquarters in Pittsburg, arrived in the city this afternoon and will remain several days looking after the interests of the company here. George W. Henry, of Chicago, president and general manager of the Henry Oil company, arrived in the city last evening and will re main here for a few days looking after the interests of his company. Mrs. Frank Greene, of Brown Betty street, who has been on a visit of a month or six weeks with friends and relatives in different parts of Pennsylvania and New York, accompanied by her daugh ter, Miss Pearl, returned home to day. E. A. Erdman, the well known hotel man, of Stringtown, arrived in the city this morning on his way to Wheeling and other points. He was accompanied by Mrs. Eidman, and they will make a visit of some length with friends in different parts of Pennsly vania. The people of the Philippines are set down as being fond of music, dancing, gambling and cock fighting. They live for today and do not worry about piling up for tunes for the next generation to spend. They are not likely to take kindly to that civilization which requires them to work. J. R.Leonard and J. E. Evans, of Beaver, two prominent oil men, largely interested in the Victor and Devonian "Oil companies, arrived in the city last evening and will re main for several days looking over their interests here. They left this morning for Indian Creek and other points in the interior to look over their property. M. Matson and L. E. Hamshoe, prominent oil men of Bradford, Pa., who are largely interested in the Devonian andVictor Oil companies, arrived in the city last evening and will remain here several days. They went out into the country this morning to look over some property in which they are interested. Mr. J.J. Sammons, city engineer, of Sistersville, was down here yes terday, looking at our wharf, as his city is going to build one. Mr. Sammons was very much pleased with the wharf here and said it was first class work in every partic ular and thought his city would adopt our plan of wharf material and all. ? Point Pleasanc Register. Alex. Quarier who wrecked a bank in Wheeling some years since to the loss and sorrow of many of our people, after serving his time in the penitentiary, moved to New York city. He is now under arrest again on a charge of swindling a man or firm out of about one mil lion dollars. It appears his first term in the pen did not cure him of his old habits. Late I. Stark, the well known bandmaster, who has had charge of the Sistersville . band for several years, left last evening for Chicago where he will remain several days, after which he will go to Dubuque. Ia., where he will join Angel's comedians. Mr. Stark is a fine musician and a good actor, and he will no doubt duplicate his successes of former years this season. A young theological student who is about to depart for the mission ary field told an amusing story on himself the other evening that gives an insight to the cause that led to his determining to preach the Gos rel to the heathen. He had called on a young lady and her little brother posted himself in an arm chair facing a handsome gilt clock. He had been there half an hour when the young lady said: "Bobbie, why don't you go to the nursery?" "I am waiting," replied Bobbie. '"What are you waiting for, my dear?" Why, for his face to stop the clock. You know what you said." A donkey stepped into a store one day and asked for the pro prietor, who walked out of his priv ate office to meet him, but was sur prised to see a donkey in his store. "Why are you here?" he asked. "You know that this is no place for a donkey." "I am here," said the donkey, "because I saw your adver tisement on the fence that sur rounds my pasture. I knew that you too, must be a donkey, or you would have placed the advertise ment in & live newspaper where it would be read by the people, not donkeys. Being lonesome today, I thought I would be neighborly and sail on you." ? Exchange. (From Thursday's Daily Henry Lowther, of Charles street, has moved to Benwood. A. J. Yoke is down the river to day leasing land for a syndicate. Attorney C. N. Matheney, of St. Marys, is here this afternoon on business. Auctioneer Leonards returned to his home in Parkersburg this morning. E. L. Benton, a prominent civil engineer, is down the river today on business. Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Ullom were called to Burton to attend the funer al of a grandson. Mrs. Kore Queen returned today from an extended visit with rela tives near Marietta. Mrs. P. H. GafFney was taken to the Haskins hospital, Wheeling, for treatment today. Prof. J. L. Jones, superintendent of schools at Bridge water. Pa., is a business visitor here today. C. R. Kerr went to Wheeling this afternoon. He accompanied Mr. Bluestine to the hospital. Archie Leonards, of Pittsburg, a well known contractor, is sojourn ing in the city for a few days. Col. R. M. Jennings, of the Ka nawha Oil company returned to his home in Pittsburg this morning. Rev. T. A. Anderson returned home yesterday from an extended visit with friends in Pennsylvania. Dan Dalv, who has been at Mari etta and Parkersburg for a few days, returned to the city last even ing. J. C. McMahon, a well known contractor of this city, left this morning for Parkersburg on busi ness. Mrs. Martha Lemlev, formerly a resident of this city, but now of Moundsville, is the guest of friends here. Mrs. Stoneking has bought the Norton home on upper Wells street and will occupy it in the near future. Mrs. Mary C. Fleming has gone to Oakdale, Pa. , and other point* in Pennsylvania to spend two months. W. B. O'Neill, the well known architect returned to Marietta this morning after spending a few days in the city. Mrs. C. F. Hosford returned yes terday from Butler, Pa., where she has been visiting friends for several days at her old home. Mrs. Dr. G. S. Weils went down to Bens Run yesterday, where she will spend a week or ten days with Mr. and Mrs. Sel Wells. Howard C. Kraft, of the Hotel Hosford, left this morning for his old home in Parkersburg where he will visit for a short time. W. J. Steele will move to Mari etta. He and his wife have been occupying rooms in the McCoach building for the past year. Attorney G. H. Roberts returned to the city today from Parkersburg where he was called by business pertaining to his profession. Samuel Kerr, the photographer, who has been the guest of his par ents at Urbana, Ohio, for a couple of weeks has returned to tHe city. Thomas Marshall, of Little, W. Va., is in the city today. It was on his farm that Capt. Jones made the stride of the year on last Fri day. Miss Elva Lawrence returned home this afternoon from Emlen ton, Pa., where she has been the guest of relatives for the past month. Rev. F. P. Fonner is the guest of Major Moore. Rev. Fonner re sides in Wirt county and is a min ister well known in the Christian church. Geo. W. Crawford, the promin ent oil producer went up to New Martinsville today where he will spend the day looking after his in terests. Charles W. Stewart, of this city, who has been on a ten day's visit to Atlantic City and other points of interest in the east, has returned to the city. Rev. J. B. Reed, of Laurel Hill, Pa. , who was for a long time con nected with the Presbyterian church of this city, is here visiting friends for a few days. Miss Agnes Devore, of Parkers burg, who has been the charming guest of her cousin, Miss Carrie Devore, of the south side, left this morning for her home. Prof. S. L. Showalter, candidate for county supt. of schools of Wirt county, was in the city list week, the guest of his brother, Mr. B. A. Showalter of Garry Owen. Postoffice Inspector Sam Hous ton left this morning for points north aftei presenting to the citv officials the governmental require ments to insure free delivery. Tom McMann, a pioneer oper ator, of Manington, is in the city for a few days this week. Mr. Mc Mann has not been in this citv since the early oil excitement. Ben Ranch will leave this morn ing tor his home in Parkersburg. He is a brother of Col. Henry Rauch, and has been assisting in closing out the stock of the latter at auction. Harry Huff, of Marietta, arrived in the city yesterday, and is the guest of Karl Kaiser, of the Oil Well Supply Co. They went to Middlebourne this morning to at tend the fair. Thomas Norton has moved to Parkersburg, where he will reside for a time. The change from this city was necessitated by him being unable to procure a desirable resi dence location. J. W, Sweet, vice president of the Oak Hill Mining company, with headquarters at High Point, North Carolina, arrived in the city last evening from Parkersburg, where he has been visiting for a few days. H. C. Spear, president of the Fearless Oil company, with head quarters in Chicago, is in the city and will remain for a short time looking after the interests of his company. He is the guest of his son, on the south side. Henry M. Brilles, a very popular young man of this city, has ac cepted a position as traveling sales man for a reputable New York firm and left this afternoon to assume charge of his new duties. "Mike's" many friends here wish him un bounded success. W A. Leonard, the well known young contractor, will leave today for Pittsburg, where he shipped a string of tools last night. He has the contract for drilling a well in Allegheny county, close to Pitts burg and he went up for the pur pose of getting it started. Simon Bluestine was taken to the Wheeling Hospital this after noon for treatment. He has been in ill health lor several weeks which has developed into typhoid fever. It is to be hoped that the attack will be light and he will soon be able to return to his home here. Erom Friday's Daily Dick Cowell is at Friendly today on business. E. H. Stoever went to Ben's Run this morning. G. H. Henry came up from Par kersburg this morning. Geo. Ernest, of Marietta, was in the city last evening. P. H. Gaffney returned this morning irom Wheeling. Clem Clark went down the river this morning on business. Capt. J. K. Booth of Welcome is a business visitor in the city. E. J. Cosper, a well known con tractor, is down at Parkersburg to day on business. E. J. Thompson and wife re turnee today from a short visit in St. Clairsville, O. F. D. Young, one of our most prominent attorneys, is at New Martinsville today. J. W. Shay, of Washington. Pa., is in the city looking after his oil interests in this section. C. B. Fontain, tormerly, of this city but now doing business at Lo gan C. H. , is in the city today. C. R. Kerr returned today from Wheeling. He accompanied Mr. Bluestine to the hospital yester day. Mrs. M. A. Sybert has returned from a very pleasant visit with rel atives and triends in Martins Ferry, Ohio. E. S. Harvey, proprietor of the Bazaar notion store, went to Pitts burg Wednesday, returning home last evening. Geo. W. Crawford returned home this morning from points up the river, where he has been since yes terday on business. Rev. A. W. Ownby of St. Marys, formerly pastor of the M. E. church here, was in the city yesterday calling on old friends. i F. J. Ewing, chief of police, ac companied by his family, left today for Jackson county, where he will visit relatives for a few days. Miss Goldie Clark, a pleasant young lady from Parkersbarg, is in the city and will be the guest of Miss Sallie Emerick for a couple of weeks. Miss Agnes Haley, of Irondale, Ohio, who has been the guest of her brothers, James and Daniel Haley, for several weeks, left this morning for home. Frank Chambers is in Wheeling this afternoon. Detective James Mehen,of Park ersburg, was in the city this after noon. Misses Hattie and Sue Irvin are visiting relatives at Wanamaker for a few days. Mr. and Mrs. G. B. Slemaker re turned today from a ten days' stay in Atlantic City. Frank Swetland returned today from an extended stay at points about the lakes. Col. Bob McEldowney and Capt. B. T. Bowers, of New Martinsville, are here this afternoon. Dr. West and wife have returned home from a ten days visit to At lantic City and other summer re sorts. Miss Edna Armstrong, of Olean, N. Y., is the guest of her aunt, Mrs. W. L> Armstrong, of Cath erine street. Mrs. Albert Bennett, who has been the guest of Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Henderson for several days, lelt this afternoon for her home in Pitts burg. Mrs. Horace Swetland returned this afternoon from Maysville, N. Y., where she has been visiting rel atives and friends during the past month. S. Ingram of Stringtown, is a business visitor in the city today. Mr. Ingram is largely interested in the oil producing industry in that locality. Marsden L. Colvig, of Wheeling was in the city this morning. He left early for Elk Fork to watch the Glendenning well in which he is interested drilled in. J. H. Caldwell, of the oil produc ing firm of Caldwell & Boy er, ar rived in the city today and will re main a few days to look after his interests in this section. George W. Henry, of the Henry Oil Co., left last evening for his home in Chicago, after spending several days here looking aftei his interests in the oil field. Dr. Grier, of Sistersville, visited friends here Sunday evening last. Home seemed to have lost its chief attraction for him for the time be ing.? Clarington Independent. G. Ed. Foster, of Mannington, who has been in the east for some time, arrived in the city yesterday, and will be the guest of his father, Cj. E- Foster, of the Atlas Oil Co., for a short time. T. J. Mc Andrews of Sturgeon, Pa., a practical boiler maker of that place has moved to this city and will erect shops near the depot. We wish him success as well as tender him a hearty welcome. Miss Ora Barbour, of Marin&o, 111., arrived in the city last evening and will be the guest of her aunt, Mrs. Ira T. Barbour, of Brown Betty street, and her cousin, Mrs. T. R. Cowell, of Hill street, for some time. The Bent Reine?ly for Flnx. Mr. John Mathias, a well known dealer of Pulaski, Ky., says: "Af ter suffering for over a week with flux, and my physicians haying failed to relieve me, I was advised to try Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy, and have the pleasure of stating that the half of one bottle cured me.' For sale by C. W. Grier & Co., druggists. A D?ntnr(tly Act. Some person who had a spite at the Fisher Oil company, says our Benwood correspondent, wasted about 200 barrels of their oil from tanks on the D. H. Price lease Sat urday night. Four tanks were opened, three by driving out the plugs and one by chopping on a stave. A note was lelt at their of fice in which the person perpetrat ing the deed threatened to blow up that building and to open their tanks at Jackson's ridge and also in the Hunnel field. Steps are be ing taken to discover the miscreant but with what success we dc not know. ? Spirit of Democracy. Allegheny College. Founded in 1815. Good Tvaditions. Strong Faculty, Unsurpassed Location. Reasonable Expenses. Catalogue sent free of charge to any address upon appli cation to President Crawford, Meadville, Pa. Fall Term opens Sept. 20. 7-20-C o w-5t HOUSE BURNED. A Teamster and Family Left Dee tit a te. Detective Flew Cnased the Fire. From Thursday's Daily. Yesterday the house of Clarence Beagle on Buffalo Creek south of this city was destroyed by fire. The fire occurred at noon and had gain ed much headway before it was dis covered. It was impossible for Mrs. Beagle to save anything from the burning building. Mr. Beagle is a teamster and is employed by the Tri-State Gas company on its line which is being laid to Steuben ville. There was no one about the house except Mrs. Beagle, possibly two or three small children, when the fire occurred. She was pre paring dinner and bad built a hot fire in the kitchen stove and it is supposed that the building caught fire from a defective flue. The roof was enveloped in flames before the fire was discovered and efforts to extinguish the blaze were futile. After it was seen that it was impossible to save the building she tried to move some of the furniture out but the excessive heat prevented this and she was ' compelled to stand aloof and watch her home and all belongings burn. The family is lefc destitute. Mr. Beagle was in the city this morn ing and stated that everything he had left was the working shirt and overalls which he wore. Him I/orate?l Here. Dr. Elwood J. Miller, a practical dentist, of Chicago, has rented rooms Nos. 2 and 4 in the Mc Coach block and will locate in this city. Dr. Miller has practiced for the past two years in his native city and comes highly recom mended. His office paraphernalia has arrived and will be put in place as soon as the rooms which he will occupy can be vacated bv Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Steele. Finest line of programs, invita tions and card records of games we have ever had just in at the Review office. ' * E, STEWART CO.. A FEW MORE... TrinimedHats which we will sell at a price to close them out. Just recieved, some pretty Dark Blue Lawus at about one-half the former price. These goods we are selling at 5c and 10c yard. Organdies that we will close out at 7c. Also Lawns at 15c. 18c, and 20c, to close them out at 12c. Dress Ginghams at 7c per yard. Our line of Fine Dress Gooda Silks and Trimmings were never so complete as now. Prices to correspond with the lowest. Our Motto is Good Qoods at Cheap Goods Prices. No trorble to show you what we have. Yours to serve, E.Stewart&Co. Agents for Batterick Pat* lerns. MM