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SPECIAL NOTICE. £ fving town for the Sum- g> ie The Register delivered k fifty cents per month, a; twcaty cents per edition; sixty-five p1* iunth daily and Sunday •> [bined, payable if ad or notify publicatk-a k iy mail or teiephoue No. will be changed desired. Subscri - give the old •> jishing oew ad- £> dress to which paper is to be seat. ist’s efforts to be agreeable are ^ghly appreciated. —-o p meeting season is fairly •Clod’s first temples” are re ,o praise and prayer. ally time the concert of Europe ^ing us another tune. Or i> the if ultimatums hopelessly exhaust I -o liked in his amblMon of going to Klondike, a Kansas man committed aAride. He was bound to die, some- ! _ It is rapidly coming to the point where a State which cannot produce a rival of the Klondike must take a back . oeat la the Sisterhood. --o Uncle Russell Sage's corner of Man hattan isn't working out the way he thought it would, and the old gentle man is peevish and irritable as a re- j suit. **- -- The more one thinks about It. the more certain the idea that Governor At kinson’s talk about a higher law is dan gerous and ill-advised. The written law of the land is a good thing to stick to. — -—o The fact that money was sent from one of Mark Hanna’s lieutenants to a j leading Middle-of-the-Rroad Populist ! having been clearly proven, it is now j asserted that the check was merely a personal loan. H-m-ml (The despised horse is coming to the front In Alaska in a way calculated to make the most worthless plug sniff dis- i dainfully at motor carriages and bikes. ! Any old horse Is worth $150 in the land of cold and gold, these days. — --—o Last Friday night the St. Louis Coun- i cil broke up in a riot, officials had their ; heads punched, members wrestled each i other around and defied one another to , come on, and finally a platoon of police , had to be summoned to restore order. Is this another desperate attempt to ri val Chicago? / ---- The Sugar Trust has, announced an other increase of 1-16;; in the price of tugar. This don’t se ioi like much, but it will run up to $-,o00,WX) in a year. And other like advan fe may be looked for. The Sugar Trust didn t help push *ust for the — i rule those ire pointing n of Amer tame papers our getting orld, a few home mar-1 • j STILL SLOGGING THE GOVERNOR. Editor and Collector A. B. Whits is still roasting Governor Atkinson in tho Parkerebwrg State Journal at a lively rate. In addition to giving His Excell ency a “scar© head” in Saturday s issue, Mr. White says editorially: “The Governor makes a bad matter worse by his published statement repro- | ductd from the Wheeling Register to-day, as to the remarkable letter he wrote par doning Kimes. The Governor shows his ignorance of the case by misrepresenting the facts as to the shooting. The Gov- j ernor sec-ms to have a'wonderful amount i of misinformation as to Wood county af fairs on tap. Even if his Information were true, it does not warrant a Governor in advocating murder as a penalty for such an offense. The Governor's private opin ion as to intrigues with a married woman is one thing; his published declaration, as an official sworn to uphold the laws, is another matter. The Governor preach ed the gospel of murder when he said: “ *Tnis is a remarkable case. The only regret in the matter is that Kimes did not kill Hail. He ought to have done it. He tried to do it. but his pistol missed tire. He shot the scoundrel four times, and unfortuhately did not kill him. Every man who has a soul in his body will agr< »■ with me that he ought to have killed him. . „ i rerun me line ui irus «*• the cos: . with more pleasure than any word that the English language fur nishes m<\ can express. In this vase. Kimes did what <*veny other man would have dore under the same circumstances, except that he ought to have practiced with his revolver or double-barreled shot gun so that when he aimed at the scoun drel. he would have brought him down. A villain like Hail is unfit to live in a civilized country.' “The Governor's defense of the above official 1-tter Is in even wot^c taste than i the original letter itself. He advocates murder—the man with a real or fancied grievance to be his own judge and execu tioner. There is no excuse or ground for any Governor under any circumstances to write an official letter of the kind our Governor wrote. It is a crime against the good name and peace of the State, «a breeder of disorder and violence and an open bid for defiance of law and the en throning of the shot-gun as judge, jury and executioneix "No one defends Hall’s action. It can not be defended. No one blames the Gov ernor for remitting the fine against Scott Kimes. That is the Governor's privilege under the law and the public generally approve it. But the Governor exceeded the law and violated his oath of office In spirit, if not actually, when he preached the gospel of red-handed shot-gun mur der as a redress for marital grievances." The worst things which have been said about the Governor have appeared in the State Journal. -o PROGRESS OK THE STRIKE. The strikers appear to be forcing the fighting In the Fairmont region, and yesterday's parade of a thousand men, many of whom marched from Clarksburg to and through Fairmont, attests in an abundant manner the earnestness with which these West Virginia miners, who joined the strike with extreme reluctance and only after weeks of effort on the part at the labor leaders, are carrying on the con test for better conditions and better wages. When men, originally deter mined not to strike, give up their em ployment and march thirty miles over dusty roads and in the full glare of an August sun. in an attempt to induce other men to join them—when they encamp all night on the open ground, without shelter and without sufficient food, taking their chances with the elements and for sustenance—there must be something back of the move ment beyond mere enthusiasm or the efforts of "agitators.” Men do not do such things for mere sentiment, nor yet because they ar? asked to. To-day promises to bring with it a crisis in the strike movement in Marion county, and the events of the next twenty-four hours will be awaited with deep interest over a large section of the country. TO INVOKE Till: LAW, I Out in Missouri they are seriously deliberating over *the propriety of in voking the law against the swarm of lobbyists who disgraced the last ses sion of the Missouri Legislature, in dicting the whole crowd and giving them the full penalty. The movement will be endorsed over the length and breadth of the land. an4 the example should be followed in every State where there is a statute bearing on the subject. The gangs which crowd the halls of legislation in the States of the Union are a menace which j calls for summary aud prompt action, and West Virginia has had her full share of the disgrace. People who were at Charleston last winter do not need to be told of the scenes which were enacted there during the whole of the session. The work and influence of the lobbyist is wholly bad. and un less the thing is checked with a firm hand it will grow to as yet undreamed of proportions. Make an example of the lobbyists. It will do the country good. -—o-— IN. TOUT* AND I VIP OK T9. The official statement of the exports and imports of merchandise for the month of July just passed, and for the seven months ending with July makes a very favorable showing. For the mouth of July the exports of merchan I dise were $71,412,485. as against $67. i 717.7S9 for July. 1896. while for the ' seven months, including July, the ex ports amounted to $561,174,647, as I against $512,329,786 for the same seven | months of 1S96. a gain of $48.S44.S61. j The balance of trade, while still with i | us. however, has been cut down from | $90,565,677 for the first ^even months of 1896, to $54,679,745, a decrease of $36, 885.932. largely caused by heavy im portations just before the enactment of the Dlngiey bill. -O’ - The main reason why corporations resort to injunctions in their fights against labor is. the summary manner in which punishment may be meeted out for contempt of court. There is none of the round about course 1 provided by law for the conviction at-d | punishment of those guilty of either misdemeanors or felonies—no indict ment, no trial, no evidence passing upon the guilt or innocence of the ac - --V ■ ■■■■«■! I— ' ■ ■ « — 1 cuaed by a Jury of his pews. The cor porations have simply found a short cut through the courts in the convenient injunction, and the accused pays a cer tain penalty in short order. -o COl. HANDY’S BAD TREATMENT. Col. Moses P. Handy, of newspaper and Columbian Exposition fame, re cently appointed United States Com missioner to the Paris Exposition, has had the rare good luck to have his com pensation fixed at $3,000 per annum and traveling expenses, and is allowed a military attache in the shape of Lieut. Baker, of the Navy, who, in ad dition to regular pay and traveling ex penses, is to be allowed $250 per month for living expenses. Major Handy is noted for falling into good things, but why this discrimination as between him and his fellow official? Major Handy will have to defray the cost of his liv ing expenses out of his salary, while Lieut. Baker gets salary, expenses, suid $3,000 extra for rations. Somehow or j other this does not appear to be fair. If j Lieut. Baker can eat $3,000 worth of French grub per annum, surely Maor j Handy can do as well, and if his appe tite holds out, the net result will be, but $2,000 out of his salary. And the Major’s whiskers are worth that much per annum, as an American exhibition. Surely, some mistake has been made here -o BOTH WOCKOKD. Prince Henri of Orleans and the Count of Turin fought the first of the series of duels for which the Prince is scheduled with Italian officers, yester day morning, at Paris, and both combat ants were wounded, the Prince more seriously than his antagonist As a result, he will have to lie by for a time, and General Albertone, Lieutenant Pini, Lieutenant Boppa and the rest will have to wait until the physicians and surgeons have patched uptheir prospec tive antagonist in some sort of shape. In the meanwhile their ardor may cool, when they reflect that the Prince means business, and that the work cut out differs materially from that seen in the average French duel. The cause of this series of quarrels lies in reflections made by Prince Henri upon the con duct of Italian officers in the recent war in Abyssinia against King Menelik. The Prince maintains that as a simple trav eler, he has a right to recount matters which came under his observation, but the Italian officers think differently. -o The fall in the price of silver is abund antly accounted for by the demonetiza tion of the metal in Japan, the thieat to demonetize it in Mexico, the wide spread distress and famine in India, and the never-ending efforts of the gold contingent to force it down. A limita tion of the use of anything will depre ciate the value of the article. — — -O Two Republican States — Ohio and Iowa—elect Governors this year, and in both States the present Governors were candidates for re-election, and both have been sick. In Iowa Governor Drake was so ill he had to withdraw’ from the contest, but Governor Bush nell is not quite so badly off. -o— The production of oil In Pennsyl vania, for the first seven months of the current year, amounted to 93.567 bar rels a day and the total was 19,793,367 barrels. Pennsylvania still cuts a big figure as an oil producing State. -o Pennsylvania has appropriaetd half a million dollars for the new capitol building. This will do very handsome ly—for ^3 starter. MINERS’ RESPECT FOR LAW. Pittsburg Ohrhonicle-Telegraph. The striking miners deserve unre served commendation for their respect for the law and for the free dom from disorder which has marked f the strike so far. It is very seldom that so many men can quit work, re main out for such a long time and con gregate in large bodies without the breaking out of violence. There are always hot-heads, who are ready to [ fight, regardless of the conseqneces to j the cause they are' championing. Some } such men are in the ranks o( the strik ing miners, and the fact that they are restrained by calmer counsel speaks wel for their leaders and their efficient discipline. This serenity of temper should be maintained and the mandates of the courts should be scrupulously observed. The sympathy of the public is with the mintrs. The grievances of which they complain are well understood, and it is acknowledged that they have a perfect right to strike for justice and fair treat ment. The miners will retain this sympathy so long as they maintained their peaceful position, and it will help them immeasurably to win. Without the moral support of the public they will lose, and this moral support will be withdrawn if ill-advised counsel or the rashness of individuals leads to dis regard of the courts and a breach of the peace. .The uniformity agreement which is now being signed by the operators is ihe outcome of a thorough knowledge of the injustice to which so many coal workers have been subjected, and the power of public opinion is making it self felt in securing signatures to that document. The same power is work ing in behalf of the strikers and will continue to work so long as the latter keep within their legal rights. ATTEMPTED SUICIDE. Catlettshtirg. Ky., August 15.—Miss Martha McConnehey. daughter of high ly respected parents residing at Rock wood. near here, attempted suicide yes terday by taking a large quantity of morphine.! Prompt action of physi cians saved her life. No reasons are given for her rash act._ LADIES CAN WEAR SHOES One size smaller after using Allen’s Foot Ease, a powder to be shaken into the shoes. It makes tight or new shoes feel easv: gives instant relief to corns and bun ions. It's the greatest comfort discovery of the age. Cures and prevents swollen feet, blisters, callous and sore spots. Al len’s Foot-Ease is a certain cure for sweat ing. hot. aching feet. At all druggists and shoe stores. 25c. Trial package FREE by mail. Address, Allen S. Olmsuad, Le RAy, N\ Y. (4) MRS. HOPKINS' BARRICADE. When the Widow Harding married Hiram Hopkins she knew she was do ing a foolish thing. She possessed a neat, little home, surrounded by fertile acres, but he had nothing besides a pension of $18 a quarter and the repu tation of being the1 laziest man in the township. But the widow was lonely and Hiram had “taking” ways with women folk i and she yielded to his solicitations. She hoped that matrimony might cure him of his idleness, but after the first few weeks he settled down into his cld habits, and the little place, instead of improving, as Mrs. Hopkins hoped,soon began to run down. For having taken unto herself a husband, she did not feel able to hire a man to do the work, and as Hiram would not do it, at the end of their second year of life together, the once neat and pretty little farm looked terribly neglected. One warm spring morning, moved by some particularly sharp remarks made by his wife, Mr. Hopkins took his hoe ana proceeded to weed the gar den, which was overrun wffTi weeds. He soon lay down to rest, however, and feel asleep a few moments before his better half, touched by his seeming in dustry, brought him a tempting lunch to encourage him. When she saw him sleeping she recklessly tossed the lunch into the pig pen and returned to the house with her heart full of bitter rebel lion. * When Hiram at last awoke, dreading his wife's displeasure at the non-per formance of bis task, he secured his fishing pole surreptitiously and disap peared. Mrs. Peters, an old friend of Mandy Hopkins’, was waiting for her when she returned from the garden. Mrs. Peters could have chosen no more unpropitious time for asking, after a short chat: “Fer mercy sakes, Mandy, whatever possessed you to marry Hiram Hop kins?” Mrs. Hopkins’ upper lip drew in om inously as she answered, stiffly: “I was lonesome and needed a man about an’ Hiram—he loved me.” (The other laughed dryly. “Loved yer prop’rty, more like,” she remarked. “Folks says it’s a born pitty he don't keep it up better’n what he does. Look at them fences ready to keel over! Whatever ails yer garden? It's a righteous shame to look at. Can’t—” Without a word Mandy Hopkins rose and marched out of the room with darning cheeks, and though the med dlesome Mrs. Peters waited for ten minutes and made a careful examina tion of the house and cellar in hope of finding her. she remained invisible, and the visitor departed in high dudgeon. Out in the back pasture lot. under a great old apple tree, poor Mandy writh ed and sobbed in anguish of heart, un mindful of the fragrant pink petals that fell around her and softly touched her sobs in pity for her pain. Between her sobs she told herself that affairs had come to such a crisis a few years she would not have a roof to cover her head. Besides this, as Mrs. Peters had said, folks were talking ,and that was the last straw. Having formulated a plan she cheek ed her tears and composing her coun tenance returned to the deserted house. Toward the edge of the evening Hi ram, carrying a good string of fish, slowly entered the yard. He tried the kitchen door, and finding it lock ed. although sounds could be heard within, he called out: “Mandy. lye fetched a mess of fish for supper.” Receiving no answer, he called louder: “Mandy, let me in. Here’s some fish to cook for supper.” At this the little sliding window in the living room was pushed back cau tiously and Mrs. Hopkins’ face ap peared. “Hiram Hopkins,” said she sharply, “I ain’t goin’ to let you in nor to cook you nothin’ till you promise me, sol emn earnest, to mend your ways an* take care of this prop’ty as it should be.”. There was such determination in her 1 voice that the luckless man knew every word was meant. Shocked and amazed at this unexpected disaster, he sat down on a bench near the house to meditate. Presently he rose and going to the window said loudly: •’This ain’t the way to treat your lord and master, Mandy. an’ I don’t pu'pose to stand it. 'Taint the way to treat me—your lawful husband, to honoV and obey, as the parson put it when he jined us.” Again the window was pushed back a crack and Mandy declared that “she’d honor and obey him when he promised to do his duty by her and the place, and give up his idle, lazy ways, and not until then.’’ At this Hiram sullenly withdrew to the bgnch and the window was once more pushed into place. Mandy hoped that Hiram would promise and he hoped that she would relent, and neither of them calculating upon the other manifesting much firm upss. their surprise, was mutual when 10 o’clock found the situation unchang ed. The night grew very chiily ar.d Hi ram tried to rest, shivering on the bench, sometimes pacing up and down endeavoring to get warm. His wife pitied him. but fortified herself by say ing that she could not j'i^ld to an im pulse of pity now. for this was the contest of a lifetime. At last the longest night she had ever spent drew to a close, and at the first approach of day she peered anx iously out to see what had become of Hiram. He was lying on the bench, and she told herself scornfully that she need not worry- as he was, as usual, taking it, eas.y However, as tne cany moriua* s? nuuiB dragged on and he did not rise, she be came alarmed, and stole cautiously out and touched him. He was breathing very heavily and seemed to be in a stupor. Still, her touch aroused him. and he tried to sit up. but a spasm oT pain caught him and he fell back with a groan. Mandy saw that his clothes were wet from wading in the river while fish me and having worn them all night he had probably contracted pneumonia. •*If he dies I'm his murderer,” she cried distractedly, as she looked around for help. The place was too far off fhe road to make It possible to attract pa*s ers-by. so Mandy rushed franticaly to the lean-to and returned with the wheelbarrow. After some trouble -he managed to push Hiram’s helpless figure into the novel vehicle and slow ly wheeled him to the house. Despite the solemnity of the affair it was a grotesque and laughable sight, for Mr. Hopkins was tail and lank, so that his legs dangled over the sides of the barrow, and shook limply at every movement of the wheel. At last the house was reached and the door so lately barred against him was opened to admit Hiram, now so strangely stil and pale. Verejr gently Mandy rolled him off I the barrow on to the lounge and as she did so be opened bis eyes and whisper ed faintly: “I promise, Mandy, I promise.’*-, * -0-" JP i' ROBBED OF A WATCH. •» _ *T Special to the Register.. Parkersburg. W. Va., August 15.— “Buck” Watkins, colored, complained at Police Court this morning that he had been robbed in a crap joint last night of a fine >50 gold watch. The complaint will probably result in the arrest of a large crowd of colored sports. --o If you wish the greatest value for vour money, ask your grocer for the Wheeling Bakery’s bread and be sure the familiar Tin Seal is on every loaf. Regardless of great advance in price of flour, the loaves are same old size and weigh and retail at usual popular price of 5c and 10c per loaf. DIED. STEIN—On Saturday. August 14. 1897. at 2:30 o’clock p. m.. Mary C. Hoffman, wife of Henry Stein, aged 38 years, 1 month and 12 days. Funeral services at family residence. National road, Fulton. Monday afternoon at 3:30 o’clock. Friends of the family re spectfully Invited to attend. Interment at Greenwood cemetery. A special motor will leave the city at 3 o’clock for the accommodation of friends desiring to at tend. HEILMEl ER—Friday, August 13. 1«97. Be. rbara. wife of John Jleilmeier In the 40th year of her age. Funeral from her late residence. No. 1431 Market street. Monday morning at 8:30 o'clock. Requiem mass at St. Al pho.nsus church at 9 o'clock. Interment at Mt. Calvary cemetery. Friends of the family Invited to attend. UNDERTAKING. T OUIS BERTSCHY. A-J (Formerly of Kre*r A Bertaehy.) FUNERAL DIRECTOR A>'1> arterial lmbalmbu, 1110 Main St. East side. r*N* hr teienbono answered dar or nlgtt. Store telephone. *1H5; ran deacr dud, my L J JpRIEND & SON. Funeral Directors and Em^almers. PROMPT AtrENTIO.M JAY OX Uddr. Telephone Calls—Store 20; Albert ilajsr* (residence) 54/. TarENNEDY F. FREW. 1\_ Gradua'.ejl 0. S.Catleisai tmlslafij;, FUNERAL DIRECTOR 4 EBBALMER With ALEXANDER FREW. l-AOS MAIM STREET. Telephone ‘£'£9. ap3es MAX L. HESS, 1>Jl Cut Flowers and Funeral Work a specialty. Fine plants, shrubbery, trees, etc Greenhouses. National Road, east of city. Telephone 1632. niy23edc PROPOSALS- _ VTOTICE TO CONTRACTORS. Sealed proposals will be received at the Mayor’s office in Ben wood, \V. \ a., until 8 o’clock p. m.. August 22. 1*97, for laying 1.200 feet, more or less, of sewer pipe in North Ben wood; also for laying t>,000 square yards, more or less, of brick pav ing in the alleys in Benwood, from Fourth street to Eighth street. . _ For plans, specifications. Ac., cal! at the Mayor’s office in Benwood. Council reserves the right to reject any or all bids. THOMAS SHEPHERD. aul3ei _ GENERAL NOTICES. A SSIGNEE NOTICE. All persons indebted to Frank Fisher are hereby notified to make immediate payment to me, and persons having claims against him will present them, properly authenticated. P D. Z. PHILLIPS. Assignee for Frank Fisher. aul6.1S,21 _ Notice. This is to notify the public that John Applegate is no longer connected with the Palace Furniture Co. PALACE FURNITURE CO.. H. R. KOEN. Secretary and Treasurer. Wheeling, W. Va.auljeqdq Y DMINLSTRATOR’S NOTICE. I. the undersigned, have this day been appointed administrator of the estate of Thomas J. C. Evens, deceased. AH per sons having claims against the estate of the said J. C. Evans will present them, dulv authenticated, to me for settle ment. and all persons knowing them selves indebted to said estate will please call and settle. LUTHER W. BLAYXEY. Adminstrator. Roney's Point, W. Va.. au!3e* DRUGGISTS. _ TAKE GAY’S GRANULES FOR A YOPR LIVER. That torpid liver needs renovating to cure your headache, dizziness and bilious ness. Ask for Gay’s Granules and take no other. They are purely vegetable, easy to take and pleasant in their action. DICKSONS PHARMACY. Sole Agents. _1202 Market street TO LOAN. __ AJTONEY TO LOAN On Personal Property at Reasonable Rates. WHEELING CITY LOAN COMPANY, 1218 Market Street aiiSedh .... — HAMMOCKS- _ #r>SBOUT-» 25 • HAMMOCKS Still In stoe'i. Not enough to bother with In packing away Lota of hot weather yet. according to Hlck«. Ac tual net cost will be the selling price. $2.50 Han.mock* for.§U® 2.00 one* lor... 1 1.00 ones for.„... 70c one* lor.- 5Ac STANTON’S ^ SSL PERFORATING, RULING. NUMBERING and BINDING ...FOR THE TRADE.... Country Printer* would do well to con*uit u* before jir iag estimates. WEST VIRGINIA PRINTING CO., 1225 Markot st. WANT ED— M EMBERS OF SECRET So cieties to call at West V*. Printing Co., No. 128 and 1ST Market street, and exam ine our samples of Secret Society address ear da. . ___ i _ Y PIANQS-C. A. HOUSE. _ iiiTwnm write AGOOD ADVERTISEMENT^^ WE CAN select good Pianos; WE CAN buy them at Low Prices, and I; WE CAN sell them at Low Prices; ^ WE HAVE the Pianos you want * WE CAN give you easy terms. WE DO NOT misrepresent one instrument WE CAN convince you in ten minutes that we are the people to deal witfy. PLEASE STEP IN AND BE CONVINCED. C. A. HOUSE,' 1324 AND 1326 MARKET STREET. _ SPECTACLES AND EYEGLASSES. _ #1-C00L, PLEASANT OPTICAL PARLOR.# Don’t neglect your eyes thinking it is too hot to have them attended to. We have the only exclusive Optical Parlor in the city and can £ivo you comfortable and satisfactory service. HENRV W. ETZ. Optician, E'™AtKS‘ KfffwArr.. ,T«rr* » - ■ - — A STATEMENT ..— SHOWING THE CONDITION OF THE HARTFORD STEAM BOILER INSPECTION AND INSURANCE CO. OF HARTFORD. CONN., On the first day of January, 18)7, made to the Auditor of West Virginia, In pursu ant to the laws of said State. ... _ First—The name and locality is Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection & Insurance Co., Hartford. . Second- The amount of its Capital Stock is .f WJJ.QOO Third—The amount of Us Capital Stock paid up la .. ASSETS. Fourth—The Assets of the Company are— First- TI1*1 amount of cash on hand and ‘in the hand* of agents or other persons is ...» M 70 Second—The Real B?tate unincumbered is . 4..91:) Third—The bonds owned by the Company, the manner in which they arc secured, and the rate of interest per annum thereon (description in Schedule A herewith) amount to.1,341.796 67 Fourth—The debts due iho Company, secured by niortgngo or other v Ise (description In (Schedule B herewith) amount to . OS.STS 00 Fifth—The debts due the Company for premiums amount to . 2*’v.Mo S4 Sixth—All other securities amount to thfttrest accrued) .. 33,'W 05 Total Assets .. .12.11:) 094 <fi) LIABILITIES. Fifth .... Sixth- The losses adjusted and due are . — Seventh—The losses adjusted, not due are .■— ; ~ Eighth—The losses unadjusted arc .. .I 10.kv> 0. Ninth—The losses In suspense, waiting for further proof are..-— Tenth—All other claims against the Company uro .1JW.WI01 Total Liabilites ... ••••••;.* Eleventh The greatest amount insured in any one risk is .*M*|n The foregoing statement of the condition of the Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection & Insurance Company ia correct and true. J.M. ALLEN, President. J B. PIERCE, secretary. I therefore, in pursuance of the authority vested in me by th.* law* of said State ilo hereby authorise the said Hartford St* am Roller Inspection A Insurance Company of Hartford. Conn.: its Agent or Agents, to transact the business of | INSrR-XNVE IN THE STATE OF WEST VIRGINIA, until tb* thirty-first day of December 1M7. I. V. JOHNSoN, Auditor. WANTED._*_ WANTED EVERYBODY TO KNOW that the Wheeling Bakery puts a tin seal on every loaf of briud they bake. They have done this for years, and will always continue to do so. auh* WANTED—A good fnergetlc business man. One well acquainted with the re tail merchants._1033 Main strreet._aulies WANTED—Portable engine. 6 or 8 hors? power. Must be cheap. John A. Fathey, Belial re, O. _aulfcxla^ ^ WANTED-A position by a registered druggist; 12 years exherlence; good ref erences. Address DRUGS, Register office. aihkradr___ — - WANTED— Active men of good appear ance for outdoor work. Salary and com mission Refer* nces. Hoys nce*i not ap ply. lo4G Main street._aUlastdQ WANTED—PARTNER -A silent, or one who can take an active part in a well established retail business. Must have some capital to Invest; profits 20%. Ad dress In own hand-writing “BUSINESS. care this office. auleesdq SALESMEN WANTED._ WANTED—Good, reliable and capable salesmen to sell complete line of lubricat ing oils, greases, painters' supplies and specialties. Salary or commission. THE STERLING REFINING CO.. Cleveland, Ohio. Ju23.nion.wed.frL STATE FAIR. mmmmm SEPT. 6,7,8,9, 10,1897. AT THE CITY OF WHEELING, W. VA. THE GREATESTOF THEM ALL Devoted to the Development of Agri culture and the Promotion of the In terests of the Parmer and Stock Raiser. Li round* Convenient to the People of West Virginia, Pennsylvania and Ohio. HALF RATES ON ALL RAILROADS. GRiHD EXHIBIT OF LIYE STOCK. Great Racing Programme-Seven Pacing and Five Trotting Events. Matchless Balloon ar.d Air-Ship Asc-nsioa and Triple Parachute L»ap Each Day. THE LA ROSAS! Sensational Roman Ring Expert!, will give an Exhibition in front of the Grand Stand. Every Afternoon. Address Secretary for list* and Informa tion. A. REYMANN. President ✓ •v-V GEO. HOOK, Secretary. | / NEW ADVERTISEMENTS. E8TRAY- Strayed from my preml.es in the Tin plate addition, at Washington, Pa.. Hunuay, August Mh. roan horse, without shoe*. K' warrt of 110 will ho pah' for information Lading to recovery o. tamo. JOH\*JSAYER. mild \ HOW' to Become Lawful Physlrlg tlsts or Lawyer*. Address l,n:k Chicago._ FOR RKNT-Dwelling house or street, North of Eleventh street Apply OEO. DL’SCH, low Mark* auitdh. Tky 1 STUFFED OLIVES. A la-ge olive filled with South Amerlcia sweet peppers. A rare table delicacy.' H. F. BtHRENS C jyjERCHAXTS' IIOT LI XTII. Every day from 11 a. m. Roast Beef, Po-’' tatoes. Bread. Butter and Coffee, J> eta. Dully change of okl of fare. Ladltt' and gentlemen'* parlor attached. Everything In reason to tempt the palate. Entrance on Fourteenth »tr«-et to parlor*. J WIGWAM KESTArRANT AND CAFE, ] 8. Brubaker. Froprleuff._ y I QASOLINE 8T0VE8, 1 PRICES GREATLY REDUCED To close oat for tb«* Reason. Nr.ftittrr * mco.. IHVMsrkel hi YOU MAY EIAIIIE Ur WeiwSL U <• woul'l rut her bavx jriju <lo I JBMfc will Stun ! Clod# |l|«pfM*llon 'Ye imf them. You will iiU,,r■ than that .■ GEO. W. JOHNSON’S S0N®'| 1*10 MAIM MKEKT RATS AND ROAcIHI MAURER’S PAST»; MAURER’S POWDERSiSjjj IVeo, AoU. Ktc. Beta* osU 3*9 North Mth hi. I’hlhk^MS FOR SALE—MISCELLANEOUS. FOR HALF? Poll-Parrott. fin* talk v*ry afP-ctlonat*.. Ingulf* of M’LAt’O LIN A CO., corner Water and T* * streets, aul>* Tf>R UtB-A fir- * . ar M*at Market doing *1 c*Ii«-nt r*a*on* far >< Htng. Addr* ** A. A care of Regtater office._a ulOeadq piTY OF WHEELING BOM VOS lil I Th* Fire A Marin* Inanrann* Company off* r for aal* tw*nty-flve bond*. tl. *X each, of the city of Wheeling, known ai 10-M loan of 1WC. Internt five per rant, payable annually, July lat. Healed propoeoi* for all or a part of the above dee* rjt>*d l*onda will be received until noon August 15». 1MC, by W. A. WILSON. aul5.aun.mon.wed._President JjVjR SALE. OIL LEASE RESTAL BLAUS. Kpecla'ly prepared #o a* to cover all emor* geadra. REGISTER OFFICE. BONDS FOR SALE. Ravcnawood. Spenctr and GienvtLa R- B Whitaker Iron Co. Kottoria GLara Co. Wheeling Pottery. Piedmont Water Work*. Bella Ire Steel Co. Wheeling Steel and Iron Co. howard^hazle New Exchange Bask BatMisg. Stock*. Bond* and Investments. f! H- QU1MBY, V/e / 1414 Market Dealer' hi Pooki, Stationery. Perl A a paper*. Bible*. Hymn Books. Hymns. Easter Card* very cheap. Ball Jkock, Foot Bail*. tiamnockkJ^^ / / .