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Weekly Oil Review.
FORMERLY TYLER DEMOCRAT. WEDNESDAY SEPT. 21, 1898. LOCAL AND PERSONAL. From Wednesday's Daily. We make Kodak albums to or der. Give us a trial order. , ? George Boyle, of the Manhattan, left this afternoon for his home near Conneaut Lake, Pa., and will be absent for a couple of weeks. Miss Sue Irvin left yesterday for her home in Pennsylvania, after spending several months with her . aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Irvin. Fred Williams, of the night po lice force who has been at Cin cinnati, attending the encampment of the Grand Army, returned home last evening. Misses Anna and Martha Davis, of Railroad avenue, who have been at Cincinnati for a week attending the encampment of the G. A. R , have returned home. Samuel Dee, who went to Wil liamstown yesterday, where he was the guest of friends during the day, returned to his home on Railroad avenue, last evening. Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Steel, of Wells street, left this morning for Marietta, O., where they will be the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Cal. K. Clarke for a few days. Joe Boyer, who has. been attend ing the encampment of the Grand Army of the Republic, which is in session at Cincinnati this week, re turned home last evening. Mrs. A. D. McVey and children, ot the south side, left this morning for Marietta, where they will be the guests of friends and relatives for a couple of days. Miss Maude Courtney, of the North End, who has been the guest of relatives and friends in Bradford, and other points in Pennsylvania for a couple of weeks returned home last evening. John Frazier, an operator of Franklin, Pa., and well known in this vicinity, was in the city yester day and during the day was the guest of his friends, Mr.' and Mrs. Foster Mitchell, of Wells street. Mrs. Ed. Craven, of Catherine street, who was taken suddenly in sane several days ago, has been re moved to the hospital for the in sane, at Weston. An attendant from that institution took her away. J. G. Splane, general superinten dent of the Telegraph department of the Standard Oil company, with headquarters in Pittsburg, was in the city last evening on his way home'from a tour of the southwest fields. From Thursday's Daily Mack Snodgrass, a prominent business man of New Martinsville, was in the city today. Miss Bessie Wright, of Charles street, left this afternoon for St. Marys, where she will be the guest of friends for a day or two. George E. Foster, of the Atlas Oil company, went to Parkersburg yesterday for a couple of days to attend to some business matters. Mrs. Samuel McCoach,of Charles street, who has been the guest of her son John McCoach, at Hunting ton, for a short time, returned to the city yesterday afternoon. Dr. Jacob Young, an aged and respected citizen, of New Martins ville, arrived in the city this after noon and will be the guest of his son Frank, of South Wells street. Chris Henderson, of the Ohio River station returned this morn ing from a trip to Parkersburg in the interest of the K. ot P. encamp ment, which will be held here next month, George W. Crawford, of Treat & Crawford, returned vesterday from Nelsonville and other points in Ohio where he has been for several days looking after the interests of his firm. P. H. Gaffney, of the north side, left this morning for Wheeling ac companied by his little daughter, Miss Lizzie, who will go to Mt. de Chantal Seminary during the com ing season. Mrs. J. F. Dolan, of the Arling ton hotel, left last evening, accom panied by her drughter, Miss Mary, for her former home in Martin's Ferry, Ohio, where she will visit relatives for a short time. Five members of Co. L,, 7th Ohio Volunteer Infantry, passed through the city this aftersoon on their way bome to Mason City and Pomeroy. They were from Camp Meade, Pa., and had been granted seven-day furloughs. The proper pronunciation of Cer vera is Sar-vay-rah. Ned Bros.' grocery looks very fine in its handsome new quarters. Will Hickok, of Sistersville, is the city on business. ? Parkersburg Journal. Bob Wallace, a well known con tractor of Parkersburg, was in the city last evening. The Normal school at Fairmont opened yesterday with an enroll ment of 90 scholars. Clarke Leap, a prominent young merchant of New Martinsville, was in the city yesterday. W. G. Bostaph, of the south side, returned this morning from Marietta and other points south. Colonel Robert McEldownev, of New Martinsville, was here yester day looking after some legal mat ters. Capt. B. T. Bowers, of New Martinsville, attorney, was in the city yesterday afternoon and even ing. Miss Iva Johnston, of this city, was the guest of her friend, Mrs. L. H. Small, of New Matamoras last week. Willie Callaway, of Sistersville, is spending a few days with his grandparents in Lauckport. ? Par kersburg Sentinel. Capt. John K. Booth of Claring ton, Ohio, was in the city yesterday looking after some oil interests he has in this section. Mr. and Mrs. R. G. Springer, of north wells street, left this morning for a three weeks' visit to Pittsburg and other points east. Jennie Kennedy, of this city is the guest 0 f her cousins Lelia Lawrence and Cora and Bessie Griffith, of New Matamoras. Miss Ethel Jackson has returned from Washington, Pa., where she spent her summer vacation with her sister, Mrs. J. D. Gwynn. A. B. Mclntyre, a well known merchant and oil operator, of Alva, Tyler county, is in the city today on business.-Parkersburg Sentinel. John E. McGuire, of this city, an attache ot .the Kanawha Oil com pany, went to Parkersburg yester day to attend to some business mat ters. Mr. and Mrs. Daniel Pomeroy, of Main street, accompanied by their daughter, are guests of relatives and friends at Mannington lor a short time. Mrs. Jonathan Traugh of Middle bourne, came last week for a visit to her son, W. D. Traugh and family, of Main street. ? Matamoras Mail. Henry Fisher of this city will leave today for his former home in Bradford, Pa., where he will visit relatives and friends for a couple of weeks. Miss Bessie Annawalt, of Weston. W. Va., is in the city, and will be the guest of Miss Eva Kaster, of the south side, for a couple of weeks. Capt. Phil Anshutz, of Pittsburg, one of the best known pilots on the Ohio river, was in the city last night on his way home from a trip to Cincinnati. E. T. Johnson ot Bradford, one of the best known operators in the upper country and who at one time was laigely interested in this field, is in the city. Uriah Kimble has moved to our city and is now occupyiug his new home near town which he recently purchased, known as the Deffin baugh property. Clara Reed, of Sistersville, and Lizzie Jamison, of Middlebourne, left for their homes Saturday after a pleasant visit to their friend Ada Finney.? Matamoras Mail. A. D. McVey, district foreman of the Eureka Pipe Line Co, here, went to St. Marys this morning to look after some business for his company in that part of the oil field. Miss Mary McDonald, of Wash ington, Pa., a charming and ac complished young lady, will arrive in the city tomorrow and will be the guest of Miss Lena Hickok, of Virginia street. John Kincaid, the genial and popular book- keeper for Treat & Crawford, in this city, left yester day afternoon for his home in Indi ana, Pa., where he will spend a couple of weeks' vacation. Dr. C. P. Sellers, formerly of this but now located at Zanesville, Ohio, was in the city today calling on old acquaintamces. He says Sisters ville is the only hustling town he has been in for a long time and was very favorably impressed with the many improvements which have been made since he was here sev eral years ago. Ed. Emerick, who was married one day last week to Miss Ida Cline, of Export, Pa., has arrived, in the city with his bride, and is the guest of hi.s sister, Miss Saliie Emrick, the efficient 'phone opera tor. Miss Flora McCoach, of Charles street, left this morning for Pitto burg, where she goes to buy a fi stock of millenery, etc., for th.ene^ store which will be opened in the building formerly occupied by Keister's grocery. Ravenswood Division U. R. K. of P. oi Othello Lodge will go to Sistersville in October to attend the State meeting and just as like ly as not they will bring back an-] other purse of prize money.? Ka ven^wood News. Mrs. W. D. Ware, of the south side, who has been the guest of rel atives and friends in Bradford, Pa , and Elvra. N. Y., and other points in Pennsylvania and New York tor several months returned home yes terday afternoon. Archie Thistle and sister, Miss Catherine, returned Saturday even ins from Mountain Lake Park, Ma., where Dr. Thistle and family have been spending the summer. The rest of the family will not return for a week or two. ? Washington Reporter. James Shay, one of the best known leasers and operators in the southwest oil field, was in the city last evening from Marietta. He claims that Sistersville is yet the best town along the river and sa>s he expects to move back here in a short time. Kenner S. Boreman, formerly ed itor and publisher of the County Star and publisher of the M. E. Times of this city, is here from Middlebourne today on a bus iness trip. Mr. Boreman will en gage in the practice of the law at his home.? Parkersburg Sentinel. From Tuesday's Daily. Charles W. Grier, the well known druggist, was in Parkers burg yesterday. O. B. Lawrence went to St. Marys this morning to attend to some business matters. Benjamin Engle,ofMiddlebourne, was in the city this afternoon on his way to New Martinsville. Frank Sweeney, who has been working in the Elk Fork field for several weeks, returned to the city today. Mr. and Mrs, Ralph Broadwater returned last evening from Mariet ta, where they had been attending the fair. C. E. Schupbach, who has been in Wheeling for a couple of days, on business, returned to the city this afternoon. Will Agnew and Dick Cowell re turned last night from the Thomas well at Elk run, where they have been for several days. M. L. Huling, of this city, left this afternoon for his former home in Butler, Pa., where he will visit relatives for a short time. Mr. and Mrs. Joseph McKay and daughter, Miss Eva. and son Clar ence, who were in Marietta yester day, have returned home. Jamts W. Henderson, the well known operator, went to St. Marys this morning to look after some drilling wells he has there. J. K. Thompson went to St. Marys this morning to look after some oil interests he has in the shallow territory down there. Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Seal, of Elizabeth street, left this afternoon for their former home in Bellaire where they will visit for several days. E J. Millar, the well known civil engineer of Wheeling, arrived in the city last evening and will remain several days looking after some in terests. Mrs. Arthur *Ankrom anddaugh ter, Miss Aibie A lkrorn, of Middle bourne, are here for a visit with Dr. Good, of Elberon. ? Parkers burg Sentinel. Ed McCandlish, of Oakdale, Pa., who has been in the city for a week as the guest of Will Agnew, of Brown Betty street, left this morn ing for Marrietta. P. H. Gaflfney returned this morning from Wheeling, where he took his daughter, where she will go to school this winter at Mount de Chantel seminary. Thomas J. Williams, who has been visiting relatives and friends in Wheeling and Martin's Ferry for a couple of weeks, returned to the city last evening. Mrs. C. E. Kelly, of Buckhannon Ky., arrived in the city last evening aud will be the guest of her hus band, the night operator at the station, for a couple of weeks. COUNTY COURT. Synopsis of Proceedings of the July Term, 1898. POOR FUND ? CLAIMS ALLOWED. J. C. Cooper, goods furnished... $11 50 Swan & Jemison, hardware...... o H.C.Williamson, merchandise 17 50 Elizabeth Wood, land for grave yard 45 001 Charles Ankrom, keeping child 14 weeks ^ | same, keeping poor person weeks. ^ C. P. Booher, merchandise 21 00 Freeman Doak, boarding poor.. 30 50 Thomas & Strickling, for poor.. 18 00 D. W. Twyman, agent county infirmary, for board of in mates, etc 3J5 \ Watkins Bros., goods tor poor... 22 75 Alf Wells, for poor 30 71 R. Doak, overseer poor, Centre ville district, visiting poor 4 50 Philip Ankroni, hauling corpse 2 00 A. Barton, for coffin 10 00 H. Deffibaugh, hauling lumber and corpse 1 00 Hill & McCoach, drugs 4 20 Ice & Kimble, for goods 9 75 Drs. Kahle & Kahle, profession al services and medicine 40 50 Dr. H. G. Meek, professional services ?5 00 1 L. Reef and E. Dodge, shipping family to Raven Rock < 50 1 Dr. E. M. Sellers, professional services ' ? C. E. Schubach, goods Id 7o W. F. Smith, coffin, moving, etc 21 00 S H. & M. G. Sayre, goods 34 oO Robert Travis, digging graves.. 9 00 1 D. W. Twyman, going after children "J ^ , J.M.UUom, coffin, etc 8 40) Dr. Cx. S. Wells, professional services Dick Wade, hauling . 'jj A. D. Work & Sons, goods........ 61 83 J. C. Way, overseer poor Lin coln district, services and ex penses v 23 00 Dr. J. L. Pyle, prof, services... 3 oo Dr. W. H. Smith, medical at tendance 1 Swan & Jemison, merchandise.. 16 00 A. Weekley, provisions 14 wo 0. M. Haddox, work on poor farm 12 Dr. E. M. Sellers, prof, services 38 00 j Stathers & Furbee, coffins, etc.. 36 25 W. E. Kircher, merchandise ... 16 22 same same 12 2 1 The following bills against the <reneial fund were allowed: O John W. Fuche, road surveyor precinct No. 16, Ellsworth H isf.ripf, 9 oO A. N. Fox, same, No. 9, Meade district 12 00 A. H. Haught, same, No. 7, Ellsworth district 22 50 S. Holmes, hauling goods from Stringtown to Middlebourne 15 00 Dr. J. L. Pyle, profes. services 3 00 Dr. W. A. Smith, same 3 00 E. W. McCullough road sur veyor precinct No. 2, Cen terville district 14 25 J. W. Vansiekle, same, No. 11, same district 12 00 Dr. C. H. Kahle, prof, services 5 00 S. G. Pyle, assignee, of E. L. Reece et'al., witness fees in state cases 360 60 D. W. Alshire, services in road precinct No. 1, Union district 29 50 H. M. Adams, constable fees... 6 70 L. M. LaFallette, clothing for inmates of D. and B. School, 64 60 J. M. Montgomery, ro Itfl sur veyor, precinct No.9,Center ville district 11 00 Dr. M. Reppan, prof, services.. 75 00 J. C. Core, constable 3 20 R. Henderson, justice fees 24 60 Dr. C. E. Kahle, prof, services 3 00 Jacob Soles, constable fees 15 90 A. A. Sweeney, constable fees, 15 90 S. A. & M. R. Syre. powder etc for Lincoln district 2 75 ROAD FUND ? ORDERS ALLOWED. E. W. McCollough, team, la bor, etc. precinct No. 2, Cen terville district 51 00 O. Christen, extra labor, pre cinct No. 1, Ellsworth dis 26 00; J W. Fuche, same, No. 16, same district 17 00 A. A, Haught, same, No. 7 52 23 1). B. Leap, same, No. 16 10 00 John Costillo, work on road 1 40 Howard &. Perkins, bridges, etc Centerville district 16 00 MEADE DISTRICT. M. Alshire, team, precinct No. 1 5 00 A. M. Fox, same, No. 9 17 25 M. Ice. same, No. 6 17 00 B. F. Wilson, lumber for No. 2, 15 00 E. B. Long, labor in~No. 4 11 32 m'elroy district. W. McCormick. extra labor, etc, precinct No. 7 $7 78 T. J. Bruer foot bridges in No. 5 10 00 R. L. Ball, use team in No. 5... 10 50 A. Eddy, timber, bolts, same... 8 97 A. L. Mclntyre, use team, same 6 00 S. R. Orr, labor on road 14 00 Jos. Wharton, labor, etc 6 00 Wm. Woodburn. bridge lum ber, No. 1 12 00 S. D. Underwood, for new road 143 09 UNION DISTRICT. J. S. Beagle, use of team 9 00 D. W. Alshire, same 30 00 John Brown, same 6 00 J. M. Montgomery, extra labor in precinct No. 9, Center ville 2 00 Grant Smith, footbridges, lum ber, etc 127 30 John Baker, labor in precinct No. 13, Ellsworth district 3 00 John Tierzli, same, same 27 00 D. W. Alshire, team, etc. No. 1 25 50 J. S. Bonner, same, same 21 00 A. H. Martin, same, same 15 00 Additional claims allowed from the general fund: Arthur Ankrom, road surveyor precinct No. 11, Ellsworth... $19 50 The Robert Clark Co., articles for circuit court clerk's office 12 00 The Bradley Gilbert Co., file boxes, circuit clerk's office... 35 00 F. D. Underwood, services and tools on George's run road... 57 00 ELLSWORTH DISTRICT. Arthur Ankrom, labor, etc., No. 11 .' I 39 68 A. B. Ankrom, use team, same 4 00 J. E. L. Hill, same, same 1 75 C. F. Mercer, lumber, etc., No. 10 11 22 For the year ending July 1st, 1898, there were reported 146 mar riages; 163 births, and 156 deaths for Tyler county, the report cost ing a total of $102.25. SenatorElkins will be glad to send farmers and other persons interest ed, until his quota is exhausted, on requests sent to him in Washington copies of the last Year Book of the Agricultural Department. Miss Clara Ruttencutter, who has been the guest ot her sister, Mrs. U. F. Randolph, of nearCath eriue street, for some time, left this morning for St. Marys, where she will visit for a short time. The K. of P. parade in this city next month will be the finest ex hibition ever in the city. The men are all uniformed, all are drilled and the parade will be a fine one. Make your arrangements to be here to witness the beautiful sight. There will be hundreds and thou sands of knights in line. The case of Jennings, vs. Clint' Moore, Henry Rauch and others in which suit the title to an oil well was in controversy was decided by our circuit judge in favor of Jen nings and it was then appealed by Moore and others to the Supreme court which court has decided this week that Judge Freer guess was correct and Jennings holds the oil well. CompnlNory Education. In response to a number of re quests we publish this year that section of West Virginia school law bearing directly on compulsory at" tendance. It will be observed that teachers and trustees failing to in form on persons not complying witii the law are also guilty of a misdemeanor and shall be fined for same: Every person having under his control a child or children between the ages of eight and fourteen years shall cause such child or children to attend some public school in city, independent district, or dis trict in which he resides, and such attendance shall continue for at least sixteen weeks of the school year, provided the school be in session as many as sixteen weeks, and for every neglect of such duty the person offending shall be guilty of misdemeanor, and shall upon conviction thereof before any justice be fined two dollars for the first offense, and five dollars for each subsequent offense. An offense as understood in this act, shall consist in failure to send to school any child or children or other reason able excuse. And it shall be the duty of every trustee and teacher to inform against any one so offending, and upon a failure so to do they shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and be fined not exceeding five dollars: Provided, That if such child or children have attended for a like period of time a private day school, or such child or children have been otherwise for a like period of time in the branches of learning requir ed by law to be taught in the pub lic schools, or have already acquir ed such branches, or if his physical or mental condition is such as to render such attendance inexpedi ent, or impracticable, such penalty shall not be incurred; provieed, further, That in case there be no public school in session within two miles by the nearest traveled road, of any person in the school district, he shall not be liable for the pro visions of this act. Any fines so collected shall be placed to the credit of the building fund of the district. If sixty per cent, of the legal voters of any city, independent dis trict, or sub-district shall petition the board of education against the enforcement of this act, the said act, so far as that sub district is concerned, shall be null and void until the beginning of the next school year. Justices of peace shall have juris diction in all violations of this act in their respective counties. 91. P. Appointment. The M. P. Conference, lately in session at Buckhannon, transacted the usual routine business and the session was a pleasant and profit able one. Rev. I. A. Barnes was elected president. The following are the appointments for this sub district: Parkersburg, D. C.Jones. Harrisville, M. D. Helmick. Pennsboro, B. Stout. Victory Mission Doddridge, H. W. Holden. ' Freeport, A. F. Hess. St. Marys, C. E Berkshire. McKim, G. B. Stewart. Maxwell, C. L. Hall. Tyler, J. F. Folger. Smithville, C? C. S. Board. Friendly j J. J. Mason, D. D. I STEWART <fe 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. 1 8c, and 30c, to close them out at 12c. Dress Ginghams at 7c per ya~d. Our line of Fine Dress Goods ' Silks and Trimmings were never so complete as now. Prices to correspond with the lowest. Our Motto is Good Goods at Cheap Goods Prices. No trorble to show you what we have. Yours to serve, E.Stewart&Co. # Agents for Butterick Pat erns, THE m Will show you a nice assortment of Tablets, Envelopes, Blank Books, Inks, Pens, Pencils, Rulers, Box Paper, Slates, Pencil Boxes, E. S. HARVEY * Wells St.