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TERMS or THK REOISTKR. nm tiab bt mah , rorrAoa pwaid. DAILY, six day* tn the week— IB 00 DAILY, neveo days in the week — .UK WEEKLY. aiH-column paper 1 SO •UNDAY REGISTER, by mail i Ou DKXIVKRKD BY C.UUUU. DAILY, except Monday .18© per week. DAILY, Including Sunday _l»c per week. IHMT, riBBUlT », IM1 " THE REGISTEK has, by sev eral thousand copies, a larger circulation than any newspaper published in the two Virginia* or Eastern Ohio. Its advanta ges as an advertising medium are therefore apparent. BENWOOD BREEZES.! Another Amateur Prize Fijht ami the Result. A Fly Young Kan and a Woman With a Sharp Tongue—An Unusual Attrac tive Bitl of Fare for News Love.s. 9;*ri'U to the Requter. Bis w ood, February 2.—The Riverside Furnace is not in operation. Want of coke is the csose. Ben wood waa well represented in Wheel ing yesterday. The Fiank uwene made a few trips yes terday. Mr. Joe Taylor and Mr. Will Leach each received a square grand piano yesterday from the East. The nailers have their mechines re paired and are devoting the remainder of the stoppage to social recreation and phil anthropic ichemes. Mr. and Mrs. J. Newton, of Wheeling, are visiting friends in town. Mr. Philip Reilly and wife, of St. Paul, Minn., spent several days a sew weeks past mi the residence of Mr. J. D. Reilly, of Floral Home Farm. They were en route for the "sweet Sunny South," where they will sper d the remainder of the season. Mua Bud ley. an accomplished younf lady of Wheeling, who has been visiting Mrs. J. C. Roberts, returned home yeater day. The burglaries were the startling event of the week, the particulars of wnicb sp reared in the Daily Rkoistek. Mr. tVa body, the pharmacist's loss will foot up at the lowest estimate, Nearly Two Hundred Dol'itr*. Mr. Wallace Stevens, one of theac;«.n m existing clerks at the Ban wood store L ' under the weather." The Riverside blast furnace is not doioi its usual amount of work owing to th> lack of a sufficient supply of coke. It ap pears in the railroad pool of last mouti tbat the B. A O. bad tbe lions share. an> this month to even milters the cokeshoutc come on another route, bat thecotupan will not teoive it only via the B. ,1 O.. acd will shut down the furnaoj in pre «<■ ence to being dictated to by a ralroad syi. dicate. Ben wood would be a good rt-li for s so ciety fir the prevention of cruelty to ani mals. On® day last week some urchins en gsged in the crue; pastime of dinging mis sels at a horse bitched on one of thestreets It was struck in the face by a rock whicb broke its nose. The owner of the quadra p>d wss unable to learn the name ot the lad who did the mischief. Tfce *as b< rin* has reached an additional two hundred feet, making the presea depth 1,700 f*et. Tbe work is being pushed on with with great rapidity. Our river men are of the Opinion tus Benwcod will esospe MiuiiNeratilai Ht Venice this time. Tbe water tank's buge iron cylinder tc be uoed as a reservoir for the wa'er wuiks of tbe UiveSide steel plant, are beinp erected on tbe bill side east of the couutj road. There will be six tanks. Misa Maggie Crago, a competent teacher of music of this place, is spending a dtys a tne residence of her father, i'rof. F 11. (.rogo, of the Eighth ward. One of the most delightful stirpris* parties of the season was gave at the resi denceuf Mr. William Bursee Friday eve: irg. The coUrie of friends were welcomed bj the host»»<< and host in their usnal hoipita ble manner. A most enjoyable eveoing was spent. Among those present were the following: Mr. and Mr. J. Taylor, Mist Kate Soliivan. Mr. ami Mrs. J. Newton Mr. and Mrs. T. B. Williams, Mrs. F. l)tx on, Mrs. Mary Altmyer, Mioses Cora Yau coren, Sallie Williams, Messrs. Robert Newton. Robert Karp, James Farmer, Chas Yance, Cbarlee Patterson and M. Kelley. Several barges were The police docket of the p#«« week w» as fo lo»s: *.'u« plain drank tie wa< i« carcerated ia tbe basti!0 «u'll L« bad re cuvervd i be npri»»d«d use of hi* rea»i>nin. (mcuU<ms »nd after handing over t.v Uucats be waa permitted to depart. Two gentleman of Center ward e pmw in pugilistic encounter and thereby in created the exchecquer. It is rumored that a mi'd prize tl^ht f nght outside of the city limits yesterday afternoon by two of our citizens. B*»n wood ia blooming indeed, but tbey all cat not be Jobn L. butlivaua. A bor«e owned by Mr. Phillip*, a ma chine agent, got fastened Isst evening ir the trusel work of the railroad and wa. extracted with difficulty. The subordinate branch of Odd Fellow attracted attention this w> ek by the fac< tLat they w* re not apparently dwelling ir that "friendship, love a*>d truth, ' whicb is considered synonymous with tUeir pro fession by their seeking redress of gii-«v Bees before a justice of the p*ace. Hf>n. K U. «*racr»f». of your city, was ic town yesterday selling some property a> special commissioner of the circuit cju't The Frank Owens is moorsd to the nil road bridge awaiting the pleasure of th* ice to go >oothward. The O. R road made connection with thr Fewiky yesterday. The men were gree'ec with a splendid ovation by th« small b>y It looks like ti. S. McF^dden for our nex. sheriff. Hope so. Asstker Amslear Prise fig tit took plitce here yesterday. One round wa.1 fought when Yank went down under i •ledge hammer blow from Straight. Pooi fun, bovs; better employ your leisure mo ments in works of peace. Mr. Much Thompson and a lsdy residing incur sister city, Bellaiae, will be uuitec in the bonds of matrimony some time in the near future. May the mid day an<* evening of their married lif« be as cloud lets and beautilnl at the morning is the earrest wish of the writer. An a substitute for the "beautiful" we have mud. Oh! but it is really horrid. The Kei-istek baa struck the right chord. Prof. IVnoleton for Congress would be s winning card. Mr. T cu Dolan has resigned bis clerk ship in M< undoville and returned, resuai irg bis o d occupation in ths mill We have been informed from acredible source that Ben wood will soon hive an ad dit.on to Her Prrcal Ltat t>i NnlMo*. One in particular about to open will cer tainly be first eia.«s 10 its appointments, companion favorably with the finest in Wheeling. Edward Mr Gee. who haa been confined to hia bed for a long time with drop*/ we •re glad to learn, ia recovering. The atmoephere of Bellaire is not saiabrious to some of oar widowers. Oo at leaet. having paid that city a visit las week,returned feeling very ranch as thoagt" he hsd passed tnrough a threshing m* chine, and baa been confined to his rooiv ever since. Moral, snpport borne ta lus tries and von won't be so sorely attlice 1. Some of our sports let a rabbit looee uoon onr ttreets yesterday, w&en the poor t'»iu» was itrmedia'ely pursued by at least ti't\ doga of all aizea sexes and conditions. Tin pandemonium kicked up by their unearth ly yells to frightened the poor creature tnat it leaped into the arms of Mr. John Riley, who gave it protection. An ex meoob^r of the Blackwood eoe'ety, now defunct, let her tongue looee and tired away at one of our young men, whom it appeare waa Tie Okjeel ef Rfeetal Alteailaa by the society whilst it existed here, but it appears be did not appreciate their special efforts, berc* the woring. James Moran succeeded In b**?iag a 4,oe lot »f gi-me on Tbrraday last whilst ou* hasting. STEUBENVILLE. The City Solicttortfcip as a Bane of Conteatloa. The Doings of a Bad Gang of Pittsburgh Crooks A Giddy Charmer Causes a Rumpus Between a Hus band and Wife. Special to the Regular. Stkcbesville, O, Febiuary 2.—The ao tioo of the City Coaocil in rejecting the name of James F. Bigger, E.q., who waa nominated by the Mayor to fill an unex pired term of City Solicitor, occasioned by the resignation of the former solicitor, Mr. Reynolds, cause the Mayor to state that noae other bat a Democrat wonld be selected by him for the position, and Coun cil accordingly ordered an election to be held Vo fill the position, the nomination being in progress to-day. The candidates »re John A. Mastield and William McD. Miller. Both gentlemen arc young ani promising lawyers, but Mr. Miller has tne advantage of always having been a staunch Republican, and that party could certainly do much moie than placing him io nomi nation. Mansfield, up to a couple of yaare ago. was a Democrat, which may interfere some with hia chances for nomination. However, both are good men and woulo make good solicitors. It seems that A Band v( "I roohk" frona Pllbknrgb struck the city Thursday, thinking, prob ably, Steubenville would be- a good town to "do." They started in by picking Mr Mooney's pocket, the particulars of which appeared in the Remstkr of Friday, whicb resulted in three of them being captured and identified by Mooney as the thieves. T*o more of the garg, bearing the police were on their scent, took the 2 o clock train on the same day for Pittsburgh About noon of Thursday the cook of the St. Nicholas Hotel discovered that hi> "Sunday clothes" had been stolen alon^ with his scarf-pin, but no- clue to the tbwves could be had. Foreign 1'iieves whe come here to practice their games will learn sooner or later that Steubenviile is a cold place to visit, and at least until the present city administration expires had better give the city a wide birth. One of the dashing serio comics who ha* been playing at Harry Week's Theatre Comique the past two weeks, has been the incocent cause of a family squabble up town between a spoony husband and « jealous wife*. It appears that the "hubby" was not in the habit of visiting the comique, not having a taste for variety entertainments, but one evening last week he droi pfd into the above theatre, where be beheld the "bautiful singer" as she "danced on her toes" and threw kisses at the boys, aid straightway Vol on tier Cbarm«, After this each evening found Mr. occupying a front seat in the Comique. Being out so late of night the partner of bis joys and sorows—his wife, began to su>p< ct something, and investigated, not v»ry well satisfied witu hi# stale "lodge" 01 "business" stories, and one night f >1 Icwed i>nd seen him enter the theatre. He re tumid borne after the show and a warm reception greeted him. In fact, it grew so hot that be left the house under tire, from 1 both bis wife and mother-in-law, but re turned nest day after promising to keep b»tier hours and not go to see any mor« dulling serio-comics. He ladies of the Turnverin Society gave a h ap year dance at Turner Hail last Widncedtiy night. It was a pleasant af fur and tome of the boys are thinkine that leap year balls are just the thing, sinc< the dear girls have to foot the bills. The} «m t leap year balls from now on. Mr. W. H. McDonald and wife (Marie Store), of the Boston Ideal Opera Com I any, arrived at their home in this city on Ttu-aday night, on a a Hying visit to their relative* and friends. Mrs. MscDinald re turned Friday afternoon to Pittsburgh it time to sing the leading part of Frs Divalo Friday night, and Mr. MacDo ia!d remained until to day, and Ring at tbe Jenkm Conrert !att night The musical event of tbe season was tht conceit given at the Ooera House last even ing for tt e benefit o't ie 11 P. church. Tii* vo untrers were Miss Mary Jenks, of Pitts burgh, vianist; Sliss Mary B Kier, of Pitts turgh,elocutionist; Mr. W. H. MacOonald. •f ti e Iioston Ideal Opera Company, ani the Choral Society, of this city. The fol iowirg programme was given b-fore a very large audience: Double quartet, "Spring Song." Choral Society; recitation, 'The L on Chief's Daoghter, Miss Kier; piano rerita'. Mise Jeoks; vocal solo, "A Father's Love.' W. H. MacDonstd; rccita ion "l<0fk»y Settin' a Hen." Miss Kier: piano so o, Miss Jenks; vocal solo, ' The Woman ard the S»ortl," Mr, MacDont'd, reni'a tion, "Mother and Poet," M ss K e~: voca! «olo, "The Winds tnat Waft my Si*hs u Tlee," Mr«. Beall; piano recital. Mis* solo, "Let All Oi»ey," Mr MacDoaald: r'ouble qnartet, "Sweet and Low," Chora Society. The concert netted quite a sum of money for tbe churcK. Major Harry 0. Sherrard is in New York to attend a wedding. WEST ALEXANDER WAIFS. A Pittsburgh Brawnier 8«M-Whf»l • <>K &peo<U to the Register. Wkst Ai.kxam'kr, Pa, Feb. 2.—Oneo' i ur bad boys got away with a Pittsburgh drummer well known iu your city as we learn one day this week. He sold him a rai road draw bark, which was valueless, as it w«» punched aud not presentable at ticket oftii-es an formerly. He bought it, thinking It wo -ld take him through; but asheg. t it ata 'eduction he thonpht he » a •aving money i »r himself, but he no doub found out he w a sold. Your cily was well represented here this week. On Tuesday evening a sleighing party arrivfd st the East Ei.d House at a late hour counting of the fair sex and :heir dude partners, as follows: Miss Grace Boyd, Clara McCune, Mary Vardy, Settie Wilde, Mamie Wilde, Ella' Wilson, May Blstk, li'a Butcher; Messrs. Harry Devore, Billy Williams, Will Marshall, Frank McKibiey, John Levecer, Joh Reilley Dent Taylor. After their arrival, they ut> acquaintances here whicb caused ta aii .'ion to the company. While supper was Lei g prepared the "company ei joyed thetus-l.es chatting, singing to nuiicon the urgan. After having pir t«<k< n of the sp;»edily gotten up rep«t, tt which justice *as done, they got ready for the return trip home, which was in the wee small hour*, aud it would keep theu bii>y to arrive before old Sol made bis ap peaiarce. We wert in our little btd, ao we did not have the pleasure of seeinx them, but wouM like them to come again oftm and earlier. Our friends ^'ankeuven, Heber List, G U. Gtbe< n, and Arvby T. Hupp were also swittging arouoi the circle here this week 0. S. Hcw»ll, of the Journal staff. piW relatives a short visit one evening ihi week. The ladies of the Ru~al Mite Sxiety rave an entertainment to raise money for * be poor heather. On Wednesday evening Istt I hey bad oysters, ice cream, cakes. tie in abundance, tut owing to unfavorable weather the at dience wat not as large a« desired. They had something left aftei paying ezpei ses of outlays, but not c-ougo to justify them fot time and labor. Quite a number ot Strang e'S from other points were in attendance The We«t Virginia cornet bond furnished the music. <i«t rgeA Bar*y, of Eau Claire, Wiscon md. waa the gt^est of his brother, W. A Barry, this wetfc. Ed. D. Otlfi.lao, the boss sewing machine agent, witl shortly goto Washington, Pa. to act for the Singer Sewing Machine Com pany at that point. He knows hotr. A very interesting spelling bee took place at our puHic school school house on Tuesday evenii g la^L Miss Lloyd itood No. L We lesrn tha. another blacksmith shop will be erected s hortly. The sleighing was set back by old SjI or. Thursday last, but the bottom is good if another siow wvuld put in appearance. Mrs. Samuel B. Chambers, near this place, died of consumption yesterday about 1 p m aged 47 years. Interment Monday tb* 4th instant Charley Bell, cf Rock Lick, Msrshali county, W. Va.. was the guest of his uncle. T. R. B*ll, this veek. Mrs. Dr. McGlumphey, of your city, U here visiting at Judge Bee I s, b«r relative A large party c* our yotmg folks visited Little Richmond last evening to attend s grand festival and to sea their fist class \il lsge ard grand union depot oa the switch of the B. A 0. P». R. The trains sliil run very :/r*Rnlarly on tbecld HempCe'd. tot th» B. A 0. Ii. R. The late time ta-Ne issued ia good. PARKERSBURG PRATTLE. •i B—p, M« ■•Ju"-P«imuI >«■(!•■ •f TirlMu Peayla. Special to the Register. Pabkibsbcbo, W. Ti, February 2.—N. 0. Keenen left Tuesday afternoon on the Cannon Ball for Cincinnati. James Kavanangh left this morning frf be West to be gone several days. Miss Mollie Ryan, one of oar most popa lar school teachers, was married on Thurs day la?t to J. D. Browning, of Belpre, 0., and left that afternoon on the Cannon Ball for New Orleans. John Mitchell, tbe yoang man who was to badly frosea some weeks ago, d ed on 1 ne&day morning ai d was burit d on Thars diy. James Ryan, of Ken tacky, was here at tending the wedJing of his sister. V. G. Bloede is in tbe city on bm'n»ss. Miss Mspgie McDonough is lying very ill at ber home in this city. « be. Hunt and wife left on WednesJay evening last for the East to be gone some tim*. Mrs. John Talbott and two daughter.*. Misses Laara and Kate, who bave beeu vi itii g relatives here for several months, re lumed on Tuesday to their home in 8r. Lot is. Mas Nora Carnahan. of Wheeling is the truest of Miss Belle Carnahan, on Fourth street Miss Hattie Hauck returned on Monday from a visit to friends at Kanawha Station. Mrs. J. J, Jackson and daughter Miss Lily, are in Chicago, v isiting B. J, Jacksoq ana family. KeV. Father O'Connor, of Clarksburg, was ;'n the city today. Gardner Jackson left on Taesiay for Fort Worth. Texas, to be absent one month. Mrs. Miller, of Dennison, Ohio, was here this week visiting b»r mother. Two car load* of Ind a is passed through here this evening enroute to Pennsylvania Mrs. StiDchcomb intends erecting two frame cottages on Green street, where the old coal yard now stands. Mr«. Paden and son Mel, of 8«rdis, Ohio, will visit Mrs Wetc 1 next month. MARTIN'S FERRY. Ore of the Most Brillant Affairs cn the Season, The Hop Given Under the Auspices of the A. T. F. F. Society on Friday—A Goodly Array of General News Notes. Seldom if ever was . grander or more brilliant hop given in tins neigh^rhood than the one in the Hanover Hotel under the auspices of the A T. F. F. Society on Friday night About twenty-five couples of young folks mp-.nded to invitations issued and ei.joyed themselves in a man ner that could not be excelled. Tbey came to have a good time and this they . Shortly after 8 o'clock the merry dance was opened by the «r.od 1 march ani coitmucd until t« inspirations were furnished by Myen, ex cellent orchestra of six pieces. After thrie mil hours had been quickly passed, the gay participants were si ate I around the rooms aLd a collation followed. This consisted of choice ham sandwiches, richly buttered, aad delicioua tea and coffee, with choice sweet Florida oranges, and almobt one hour was spent in discussing the good things spread before tbem. Mrs Burns, the pro prietress, with her courteous waiters, won the admiration of the many guests and the hungry dancers enjoyed the lunch very much. Tnis over, some time was spent in conversation end. mischievousnese. after which ibe tripping of the fantastic was resumed and contl""® until the above hour. The costumes worn " „ elecant. The vouth, beauty anu ehi,.lry of L™U 'Z «itD*3Kd io our tittle city. Any wi 11 Id have pronouncd the party ai v e y fine looking one. Your correspondent n° Tli«' Followl"! Pff-on* Pffjn' = Misses Laura Long. G ta Smith May Mi.-eie Kwr, B»rue a id hloiae Gray, „„»0«b. ,V'S%],m%* K,r,y ."d lite I'hJbin, "nJ soow (ir.'fcr George Green, A. G. onow, 1) K Dilwcr.h, Robert Stewart, Ad N an P.H Harry Kobertsh iw, Frank O'Seill. Ruwll Medill, Chtr'ey Selby (lare.ic and ltert Burris, A. H 1-ton, Jr. Mo Williams of Martin's Ferry. and^W rtaythoro, Vv,stto» Wrre l>r I»r. J. >f. Blackford and Mr. H O. Wetheral HiiiuUNrd Ule* flub Hoi>. The fifth grand select bop of the 8 and ard G'ee Club at their rooms, in th-> Han "er Hotel, oa Friday night, wasaUendeo by eighty or ninety couples, ani w - grand success in ev.ry sense of lhe w jrd. Hoston. with bis P"rt,c,P*n t**[c ai" hand and the tripping of the fantastic a nt ni» brisklv from an early hour U tti S. l n.an, and was high y liked by l tho-e l.resent. The crowd was a jollj ™od one and enjoyed themselves imnieuse w Th;s *hey at ways do. Hot coffee and s^Tidwiches and fruits, nuts, ^. were sold at low prices to the happy participants^ The tpoms were nicely decorated, and the ailsir was a cri dit to the club. UrarralCily »«'• At the usual weekly meeting of ue \ M F. Chnrch Aid Society, oni Frtiday evening the question, "Reaolved, That the works of nature are more Bt'racT'J®^" tb. ^orksarC waa d«*n^eO. Tjjjg* tives were Thomas btuun, Rtinbow acd tbe artiraiatives were J S. KiiaDOW, r x smith anil Henry Carter. The for u»er came out victorious. The church was packed, and the discussion wasiwj^ tere^ting. The Church Aid G<«tte was enthusiastically received, and there were also essays, solos, duet''s. etc,. Tae nex •inestion for di-cusston will be,Resolvea. I That tbe minded man is superior to the mo„dfti"yI°'ml»rWl.\ of Cb.rt,. Bark ley was frightfully burned by upsetting a .. F.»eh'. Central Hall next W ednesday night. A number of our people will at*ena court the coming week. Mrs. J. 8. Oo ifrey is on the sick list. Rce<-e Furboy's dog Jumbo was stolen on ^ On"Friday George Irwin, an employe in tl e I.aoshlin mill, had bis left eye alm>«t i nt «t Ue was playing pool to Corney M jer a saloon with Kd Joint, and was®cc d eo tally niriim an «nr r.j p ! with a ball. Ed. Vickers leaves od Mjnd*y for Bril liant to work iu the new mill. Miss Mary I'aum, of Wheeling, is visit intr friends htre Manager Kiaon. of the Klson glass work* will occupy the DeHass property now oc cupied by ti Keim. Give ns a new depnt. A confectionery will be opened at 1> r. 1 Darrah'e old e>tand. Cbrrley Thompson, who recently hai bia hip dislocated ia Helling's coal bank, is able to be out. Beany Watkins is also out Wanted—A girl to clerk in store a^d do housework. Apply at McCae'a store. * Poat 72 will give a caoip fire at its hall next Wednesday night week. A street railway between Martin's Ferry and Bridgeport In places the county roads are a'most mpa*<able. F»ny Soodgrase and wile are visiting friends K«ck of Bridgeport. Miss Etta Milter, of Wheeling, wis the giuat of Martin'a Ferry friends yesterday Rosa Mitchell, has returned from a two weeks hunt iind visit in A'kaa«a*. Char ley Tbornqale will return about the first of March. Kody Robi"*on has removed his family fiom the Is'ar.d to thia cit>, Pete Ctune 'o fishing boiot Fdlace was carried away witli the ice on Friday night The bent wsa a Sine one and elegantly furn ished. Dr Kf ry< y and T. W Shreve retnrned ye;tnr&ij from Parkerabnrg, Capt. Abe. Laab, Capt L. W. Inglebright, P. J. k°n?; Mom Mci'ann ao* I Ten Terr/ we aull down tier®. I>mc Wagenor la confined to bed with rh»rmatiaa. Pet* Beck ia still in lack. On Friday ■••mi m l(T»lT«r •t the Buckeye Glaaa Work* with ticket Na 21. Only • few weeks ego he drew a quilt, then a shotgun, at this factory. It was ot ly the other day that he was pre sented with a fine large girl baby, too. T. H. Stanton ia removing bia stock of groceries into the Sherman Home block. Misa Minnie Pnlet, of Mt. Pleasant, ia the guest of Mr. C. T. McCne and family, far tale. One-story frame residence in Clark'a addi tion, two rooms, kitchen, porch and pin try, good stone cellar and gwod cistern. Price, $1 250. Two t«o-story frame bouses in Paull's addition, well furnfehtd with every cjn vtnitnce. Frice, $1 800 and $1,100. Ore etory and a half house in NewlandV ndditior, four rooms and unfinished attic Price, 2-')0. Two houses on one lot in Clark's addition for sale at a 1 argaiu; alio vacant lota. Ea quire of J. T. Ha nek, Real Estate Agent ST. CLAIRSVILLE. A Hot FiV ht Over the City Mar challship. Erring Huibands Who Stay Out Late a Nigtt and Who May Fall Into Trouble-Other Local Happenings. Special to the Rf'juttr. St. Ci-AistviLL*, 0.. February 2.-J. M. Riley, Esq., editor of the Gazette, i« in Columbus on professional business. Dur iDg bia absence James B. Ryan, Esq , will wield the shears, paste brush and Faber. Miss Susan Collins, an aged maiden lady, sibter of CharlerCollins,-Esq., of this place, died on Thure<lay at the residence of C. H Arick, east of this place, aped VG years "Aunt Susie," as she was familiarly known to every oDe, will be greatly missed by a large number of friends. The case of Mrs. Elizabeth McConnell, of Uhricbsville, against the Northern Com pany, ia set for trial on the 12 h inst., and parties were at I'hrichsville yesterday tak ing depositions in the case. It will be re membered that she was the lady who had her arm injured at th*» time the coach wen^ over the embankment at "Tip Over' station. Mrs. Amanda Jelltrs, nee Ric<», of Ben wood. W. Va , ia visiting friends at htr old heme in St. Clairsvilie. Mrs. William Johnston and Mrs. I M Riley were at Wheeling on Friday. The question: Who threw Joftu Rice'* overcoat into the iinV Ask Recorder Hobbs about it. Messrs. A. J. Cilleland and William Fi Westcott, society men from Bellaire, with their young ladies, the Misses Sallars, came out to the county seat last Saturday ard registered at the National. Considerable interest is being manifested in Hie Coming; Spring Election*, and the ii^ht for the marshalship is wax ing bo»b warm and amusing. While most nr. v ore would be an improvement on the tireftt-Rl incumbent we hope that good men will.be nominated by both parties, so that the ultimate election at the polls will re sult in the choosing of a fearless otticia for the only munnipal oftice that seems to tie cccupied in our little burg. We were a«k(d the other day when the counc 1 was coil g to meet. Now, this is au amusing nuestion to the knowing, as that honor a tie body only met once last year, and that was to qualifv as to the mayor. He is now out of the business and has neither < ttice nor inclination to atteno to ofhcial duties. One of the candidates for Marshal, to wit: Jam^s Green, E q , colored, called upon the i:e«- steb man the other day and w'Sbed tha people to know that he was a bona Ode -ai.didate wl.eu he answered to our questions as fodowv; "What ticket ate you going to run on, Mr. Green""' , _ .. "Well 1 was going on the l>emo?raui ticket, but found teu others working for it; so I thought there was no chance there, sc Pre a Republican candidate." "]V n't you think the R* publican bosses will hold tbeir usual secret caucus, a id ,lHte ttticket, slating you oil the track . "No sir; they da>sen't do that; we se cwine to hunt that ere carkuss, me and u.y friends, and see what they mean by I. v:ng we culled tolks. I'se gwine in for tbet, sure enufl." . , , "What do jou think of your chincas ior election . II Ton Are SnmlniMed?" "Oh, I'se a runner, I is; lVe like Btue Goose, start late, but co~. ia at the nome ''SKcESal would he a nov .ciaveno wishes to try, yet like Artemus Ward aud the kangaroo, it will he • am- osii.' " to see ho* tl e Kepublicans will switch Mr. Green oil'the track. On the Ifemocralic side, the folio wine are announced candidates, with a few dark horses to Lear from: Robert 8 ted man. J. hn Rice, *x Conductor Pickard, William Webb>r, G*or^ Manin and Alexander Williams, with a possible chance of W. U 1'nisted allowing his name to ne used. It wa-. dark on Thursday uipht, very dark, and meeting a man with a lantern. Kt. ,«k*d him what he wis looking for ano his reply was, the street lamps; and th»y w>re lit to<>, for finding one of the pasts w. opened the d<or and looked in and saw tbat ia wa>. hurnng. Miss Aura Walters, of Loydsville, was the guest of Mrs. Neva Stamp during the past week. ... .. Mr. Nathaniel Jspein. of Washington, Indiana, was here last Sabbath, at hn father's funeral. Considerable interest was taken in^ the election for members of the Board of •"ani agers of the Belmont County Agricultural Society, held last Saturday; but the result of the election was The Indorsement of the Old Board by about three to one. J. B. Hoge wa* re tl'cted President; John Pollock, Treasurer, a lid J. B Meyer, Secretary. Common Pleas Court opens Tuesday, ano the bovs "who know what tbey know tbr.ut illegal liquor selling, are going to their friends vfoitiog until after tbe fcfaDfl jury reports. There will be about 300 ciscs on the docket. A party ol Bellaire young folks, some twenty-five in number, came out Monday night, arriving here at about 11 o olock and after a supper at Kiea' restaurant re. turced, singing along the way, to t-ieu 'hod*, l'avid Wagoner and wif^ visited St. Clairsv:lle last Wednesday. On lo«t Mondey the edito' of the Gaz 'tte had a birthday. How old he is t->0 modest >o teit bnt he the recipient of a box >f fine ciga'a from the;empl oyers of the office as a token of their remembrance ot the day, with wishes for many returns of the same. ' , , ... The next teachers examination in this county will be held in 8t. Clairsvi le on Saturday. February !*, and not at Barnes ville, as baa been printed. The next stock sale of the County Asso Nation will be held on the coming Thure day on tbe 8t. Clairsville Fair Grounds We learn that some fine animals will be ofTered. Co'or el J F. Cbesleswortb, commander of I»rummond Post of this place, Attended the Ananal Encampment of tbe G. A. R. Poets of Ohio, held at Zanesville Weeresday and Thursday. W. B. Hunt, E'q , of Hopedale. Him aon county, father of editor Hunt, of. the Chronicle has been on a visit to his son during the past week. The younger lediee end gents are turn ing their attention to love tokens for their sweethearts for St. Valentine's dey, while the older or.ee are getting reaoy their an nual p»nny insults for tbe same occasion. Rev 8 R Frazier will deliver his lec ture on "The Yankee in Japan," to a New Athens aue ience on next Thursday even ing. Tl e folks who attended the hop at the residence of Andrew Patterson. E«q , oo Wednesday evening, report a very p'easent tince. Several couplea were oat from to»n. Tbe slei?bing is gone, end while the yonng maiden looks on tbe cheerless raod with tears in her eyee, it ie aeid the $« clerks pat tbeir leen wearel skins and fee' " that it is an iil wind thet don't blow good for some one." It ie currently reported that one 0. C. Williams is not pleased with the result of tbe egrirn.tnrel election. Mrs. David Dnrrah is on a visit to rela tives end friend* in Steubenville. Wilbur Nichols, one of our rising yonng attorneys, was in Barnesrille on profes sional basinet* during the past week. There ia to be a aarprise party one night tbia week, bat wa mast not aay anything a be at il now. Ore or two married gentlemen who take midnight walks are being watched, and had better lock a little out Now don't all of yon take thia item to youraelvea. Tbe Wicked Uaacn will be Exposed in dae tine. The young folks, whose semi-monthly dances were interrupted by the good sleighing, resumed toe same in a magnifi cent little soc al at the 8L Clair Hotel on Friday, to which a majority of the yoath aid beauty of our little city were in attendance and danced until a late hour. Cowen Brothers &re closing out their stock of grocerifS. We believe it is Mar tin's intention to remore to tbe West in spring. Mr. George Cook and wife have been viaiting friends in town and vicinity dur ing the past we*k. A party cf young men, or boys proba bly we should say, are on the rapid rot i to ruin. They congregate almost every night and spend their time and money in d'inking, etc. They are too yonn* for that business. Better call 9 baft. They will all see tbia item. Miss Ida Doyle, of this place, ia visiting friends in Bridgeport. Ed. Kelly ana Gus Bigelow, of Bsllaire, were the only ones who reside out of town who were in attandar.ee at the dance at the St. Clair hotel on Friday evening. J. K. 8utton, nurseryman, of thia vicini ty, was in Wm. McMontes' store on Thurs day, and talked of of a snake crawling over a snow drift at his place that afternoon—so the deacon tells us. Now, as this is a poor time of year for snake stories. the natural tnference is that one or two of them hsd "looked upon the wine when it was red." Thomas Parker, one of our oldest inhab itanta, defined a "diabolical aalubrifice tlon," to the satisfaction of Wm. Hum phrey. Ask George Bumgarner or Benj McBride about it. The sick are all on the mend, so the doc tors report, although there has very little in tnis vicinity, considering the weath er, 4c. Oliver Everly got his stock started for the West on Thnnday, and, with his lami ly, will leave on Monday for his new home In Kansas. The Becistek, last Sunday, was in big demand at tbia place, and about all you ct'Old hear on Monday was: "Do you know where 1 can get a Sunday Beuis terr?" The Obliging Agent Will Have a Pirate here to-day. Miss Carrie Carson, of Cad'*, is the guest of her brother, l»r Careon, of this place. John Sidebottom, of near this place, yes terday sold to Moore A Sirauba, of Wbeel trg. an excellent team of gray Norman horses. The team weighed 2,7(X) pounds, and was oDe of tbe best pair of draught horses in this vicinity. A C Dsrrah and W. A Hunt, President and Vice President of the Northern Com pany, were iu I'ricbsville yesterilav in connection with the coming suit for dam ages against the company. Postmaster Long'ey an a jug of molasses had an argument with the icy sidewalk on Ffidt-y evening and the jug and molasses got the wor*t of it. GRAFTON. Pleasant Ball in a Young Lady's Honor. \ Long List of Hapoy Events in the Social Wjrld—Opening of the Railroad to PhiMppi — Personal Tils ar.d Chat. Special to the Rtqifter. Geakton, W. Va , February 2.—Mr. I'd. cmallwood, a young machinist of this i lace, left on Friday for Newark, Ohio, where he will work at his trade in the B. & 0. shops. B n Vance, Brinkman's late popular clerk, departed this week to seek his for tune in Texas. Bt n is a lively boy and we are sorry to lose liim. Jim McCofcc, who has been clerking in I yer's dry goods store, left that position to till up the vacancy made by Ben Vance. H« began Lis new duties on Friday Charity Purbin, ».f tbe First National Itai.k, ep'ent Saturday night and Sunday in Fairm ut on one of nis many frequent vis its to t! at phce. by go so often, Mike? Mits Jennie Wolf, who formerly lived here aLd is <|iiite v\»-l 1 known among our young people, but who row lives in Oon nellsville, l'a , is visiting Mr. A.J. Nuzum's family. Our esteemed townsman, Mr. Johu T MiOraw, has be»n coUi'ied to hia room by A Very Severe lllneM .'cr several days pttst. We are glad, how ver, to note tbe fact that he is now able to he out again. They say Van Hamilton has had "too much lip" this week. It may be true. y<»t in justice to Van, we will la all the r.nii of an mi welcome visitor in the shape of a carbuncle, which slightly diaiigured oim. Mrs. I). I\ Farn:worih and daughter, Miss Ettl», of Buchannan, who have bren sj ei.dmg some time with friends in Wash ington, 1). 0., stopped over saveral days this week to visit at Mr.'Emory Rec tor's. They returned to their ho lie on Friday. Mr Henry Lippincott and Miss Coozie I.ei nard were married, on Wednesday night, at the bride's residence in Wett Grafton, and departed on train No. 3 the s me night for Baltimore, where they will make their home in the future. Tiie news was somewhat unexpected, though not at «ll surprising. We wish the happy couple an abundance of gr.od luck, in evir/ man i er in which it may be needed. On Wednesday n'ght a private ball was ( lun In Uoim r of SIIm Ellle rarui w orlli. ••t ti e residence of Mr. Kmorv Rector, on .Main slreet. Several couples of our young s c ety folks we.e pre eut, and as dincing was tl.e princ pal amusement resorted to. they eLjoyed this inspiring exercise until a very late hour. It is s-iid everybody had a good time, and it is also whispered that n.aiiy lastirg obligations are dun Mr. Jne Maruur, though on *hat grounds we have i.ot bun informed. t^uite a pleasaut affair took place at Mr. ••'eirge B&rnhouse's on Wednesday night 4fter the entertainment at tha ball he in \ittd the members of Arthur I.ove's troupe ..ud the Graf'on c..rnet band, and a few others, to parUke of the many good things pi»psred in honor of his sons happy and pro-petous return. The fatted calf hid *e« n killed, all tbe delicacies of the season procured, and ev»ry step taken to make it an intensely p!ea-att affair to everybody concerned. At d that every eff >rt was crowned with success is proven by the hl^h praises of All u K* i Tuesday n ght was the occasion of a very pleasant atJ'hir at Ilrirkman's Hall. An other term of dancing school has been snc ct-s.-fiilly carried through, and was closed that night, at.d the event was celebrated by the m-Lo ura, with the addition of a few out siders who were invited, in a quiet yet highly pleasing manner. It was a very private affair, when compared to the former closing exercises, bat perhaps for that very reason, above all others, was the more en jojable. The arholars have certainly at tained a very high degree of excellence in the graceful art of d«ncing, all of which ia u»ingtoMifs Hughe's skillful training, and it is to be hoped that the work so well bepun «i:l go on until the rest of our ycuDg people have profited by it. VVe uo der>taud the school is closed now until seme time in May, when it wiil be again resumed. The excursion to Philippi took place on Thursday, and notwithstanding the pros pecte of « tad day A Very Large Somber of People w) nt frtin here, and the crowd waa so ia creased along the road that by the time tbey got to Philippi the number was on •idered not lets than five hundred people on board. A great many difficulties were met with on the road in the shape of rocka. mud slides, washouts, Ac , but by dint of great perseverance and industry the ex < ursion at last reached its destination ab >ui two o'clock in the afternoon. Ttiia delay gave tke ox plenty of time to be well cooked, and the people were taken from •he train immediately to the arm home, • here tbey were unceremoniously intra duced to a small portion of the boiled quadruped, wbich of coarse tbey hugely rjijed. Mud, water, and bad whisky • ere present in 'arge quantities all ov«r he town, and after things had been en joyed for a louple of hours the return trip « »s begun at about four o'clock and meet ing with even more trouble than they b .d tfoing up. never got here until midnight. The people were glad when they got home, *r d rosry wi*hed tbey had not gone in the first p ace. Those who stayed for the bai' Hsve Bfwt Re In rued Te». Hut we suj.pose tbey will ht^e a much brighter experience than the others. Aniucemt-nta are plenty here ibis winter. We even hare a free matinee eYery after noon, in tie back room of Adelson a oloth iog More. Tbe proprietor baa engagad the »e>vicea of Frank Carr, Graftoo'a fanny man, an extenaive traveler, and one who beticee being renowned as an eminent cari caturist. is also veil known for bia ability in relating stories fall of pitn and point Here the worthy Frank laya himself oat e?ery afternoon between the boars of 2 and 4 o'clock in his many amaaing charac ter?, for the enjoyment of the immense crowds who flock to hear him and who go away folly satisfied with their afternoon'a employment, and with a determination to come again the next day. The pleasure of these performances is frequently hightened by the appearance of the old reliable "Bsnjo Jim," in hie songs and dancea with banjo accompaniments, which *•»« "'-It • _ VI..,, Thus through the accomplishments of the two together it has become quite a favorite place, and if properly managed the pro ptietcr may well look forward to a place HiuoDg the' moat renowned in his pro fesHon, at no very distant future day. Arthur Love and his troupe arrived on Wednesday and went through the usual routine of performance during th; day aud night At noon the brass band, headei by tbe dashing Arthur himself, started from tbe Arl ngton House, and notwithstanding the inclemency of the weather actually marched up a portion of Main street and back, difcours ng the finest mudc all tbe while, to the enjoyment of the eager listeners, who thronged on every hand Perhaps not since tne Sunday Jumbo passed through Grafton has there been a scene of excitement which so nearly p w saffed everybody. The street was crowded with people of* every age, race, rank and occnpation, from the patriarch# of old down to Ibe Erer-Preaeat -.Small Boy.** All the alrdowa and doors of the houses were filled with the heads of "our sisters, our cousins ai.d our tin tits," with an occa sional grandmother or an exceptional ba'>y on tbe front steps, and a few anxioua mothers in law lurking in tbe background. This feeling of excitement even pervaded the lower animals—but it is time to come to the point Though Arthur Love is well known about here, it was not be alone who caused this excitement It was the fact that C. L Barrhous*, Grafton'a young aod favorite rorneti«t was leader of the ban I, ind was < ne of tbe principal performers of the troupe. Though the people were actu ated bj feelings of honest pride for our fellow townsman, who ia rapidly climbing the ladder of fame, still be was considered somewhat in the light of a curiosity, and the all powerful desire was to see our "Barney" walking under a high topped hat. After this desire had been indulged sufficiently, everybody retired to > Btiou ly await the evening performance. Th* eu tenaii)ment, though good, was scarcely t-at ihfactory, as it was too much like a r^p^ti tion of what Mr. Love hns given us bef..r . A leBdiDg feature was Mr. Barnhouse'a c > ret solos' which wete ab'y executed aad were Kerettrd With Flenoare ard pride by all our people who know him. All deserve credit for their gotrt performing, but, perhaps, Mr, Burtcb de ires special mention. WELLSBURG. How the Citizens Were Suddenly Deprived ot Gas. A Town Where Business is Booming With an Old Fashioned, Three Cornered Boom-Litigation Onr a Cemetery. Sperial to (he Register. WEi.ixiit Rfi, February 2,—The light of the burning gis at the Jelli-rson iron w .rk> g.-b well, at Ktfubtnville, was witnessed 'n>re by quite a number of our citizens ou Hum day night. The ice in Buil'alo creek broke up and whs carried info tbe Ohio river with a rush on \\ i-dneiday n:gbt. The large gag main that was laid in tbe bed of tbe creek last fall touonvty the gri» to town in place of the pipe alia' Led to tbe wir« s suspended ucrofs tl:c ere. k, not being imbedded deep *ruufch, waa caught by the ice and carried off, Fx 11 iik ii Ik h: ii K III,. |;ni| |n Town instantly. Consumers of gas onTtusiay had to resort to ihe old reliable black di - u.onds. «»u Thursday connections wers mfi'!e will, tl c mis|* tided pipe, and 'lie gai was in a few hours llowiug into t<»wn a-> usual. drilling is progressing favorably at the V-. 2 well o£ the gns company. Drilling is in progress at the Kicky loint w. II of Messrs (ieorpe «V Brady. The well at Midway is getting deeper every day. The work goes on finely. Operations will begin soon at the well to be Mink- for th» IUutiandle Oas Works The first melt in tbe new furnace at the 1 anhandle \\ mdow lilass Works will De made to-day. The I'resby lerinns have decided to ere;t a new church editice on the vacant ground adjoining the old building. The old biild t'g will be remodeled and connected with be new ope, and will be used as a Sunday schorl and lecture room. Several members of the I'resbvterian congregation went np to Steubenviile a few iayn «(to to inspect the church buildings th. e that they mightol tain information If t» netit to th. ir n<-w chnr.h here. .lohn Wileon, farmer and auctioneer in forms us that in his opinion there n'»ver w„s better sleighing in thia country than •»t present. lie says that the snow m pile 1 up in snrh quantities along the roidj out on the bills that be Would !f®t be Surprimed f some of it would be there nut July. , Ctorge Freshwa'ers returned this week r. ru a visit to Cal fornta He says old l».(.ukp is good enougn for him. Milton andtlm. ' resh waters, of Chirseo are visiting their parents here ' N. C. lluniilton, of Wheeling, was in town on bu inesa Thursday. Having a ei>ure hour or so. he found himself on t, n.merre street viewing tbe house where.n he lust saw ti e light of day. Carle said it ionkid natural. Mr. S C. A Hamilton, of Wheeling has pu. f based grounds from J. R. Windsor of ti'erb Bottom, and will reside there in Vie • o.r fii'nre We welcome your return ti old lirooke frieod S. C. A. The building boom continues and homes to let areas scarce as hen's teeth. Mr. T A. Hufsell is erecting a dwelling on the o'd grave yard grounds which have been in litigation for several years put These grounds had been neglected and were a dis cr.ce to the community. The attentioi of the West Virginia Legia'ature w*s csllel to the cocdition of the grounds, and after t ireful investigation they author z^d Biooke Cemetery Compsny to take chirge of tbe grounds, remove the dead and give them proper ibterment in Brooke Cemetery at the expense of said company, and when the work was complete the title to said borvmg grounds should be in the ns-ns of said cemetery company. Then came the burs of Charles I'rather by whom tbe grounds were donated as a common Dart ing around "for all white peo U," and set up their claim. Tfie case P««»ed Through Brooke < Irralt (oarl. thence to the 8apreme Court, where the title of Brooke Cemetery Company was de clared to be good. The location la an eli gible one ar.d will aooa be the homes of the Jiving instead, aa it was a few years since, tbe home of the dead. At a called meeting of tha stockholders of the Brooke County Agricultural society tbe following persons were elected drectors fortheensuicgyear. George W. McCieary, John Wilson, James Beall, James W. UUEm' iWu 9" ?*'c!'7l 8 C. Yirt, Jesse ?n c "f°v Uw"' H Buchanan, C. \i 0 John A. Boles and David Brown. Mis Theresa, dangbter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Devmey, veil known as station *gent at Deviney S^tion, on the P. W. & £ #t th# moulb of Cross Creek, dud on Thursday ntght after a brief Ill ness. Mr. John Lewis haa pnrchaaod from Benjamin Harvey the lot on tbe northeast ofP"!« «d Walnut streets, price ll.KO, and will erect thereon a substantial ard handsome building 36 by 90 feet of iVn ^croaod floor will be fitted np aa barineea rooms and tbe »<*nrd Hoar will be nicely fitted np to eorw aa ire cream parlors and dining rooms. if. s improvement vil< remove an old land mat k in the shape of a tei.euent boose • t.tre s<.n»e of the ibe youths of lorty years ago were taught their A. B, Cs and Ab a»?s b> gf>od grandmotbar Henry. One by one tie o d landmarks are disappearing to give nuce to buildingh conformable to modern (Jrsr.d (•hsncellor Comnn-nir A. B. i>oane, of West Vir^iois s highly ■nt.r^.irK snd lr.fr,u<>:>Ve |,c«ac« to tbe le*' 111 oa Tburrlaf ereuinf A ELOODLESS BATTLE Concluded from Fird Page. tributfd by tb# kind hwifd farmer* of neieLborhood; all feel better aftrr thereat •i d a pood u tuner. Fail la! The march is cod tinned until about 9 r. M. when a bait ia called and we an allowed 10 real until about 11 o'clock, when tha inarch 1a resumed and continued natil we reaoh Pbilippi, which ia at about day break. By some blunder the town waa notsurroonded as contemplated, all the troops advancing towards the aame point, which Una aaa< Opre for the enemy to eacape. Aa we near the town the "Cleveland Ar tilllery" opened Ore on the enemy. Aa we were new in the business in which we were engaged, and not knowing that the btttery waa of our own forces, many of ua did not know juat what to make of it bat we were not long in finding out We enter the town and find the enemy gone. They were taken somewhat br *urprise and left much bagga ebehiad.tla a umunitioi • indarma. t oT B. F. keily, at tue bead of hia com tnai.d, waa ahot and seriously wounded by one of the enemy. [Nora—Here of late thia has been in dispute, but at the time it occurred tbere was no dispute, it being generally understood and belisetxi that h i> reived t^e wound from the banda of an enemy] If our lupg ge at camp Carlisle pretented a motley ai>p<*arance it coul.1 not btve been aoy moie ao than that left be hind by the late oocnpanta of Pbilippi. From appearancea th»y ware <u new in the aria of warfare aa oursrlvea and not any better equipped. The march to Pbilippi waa _ The night was darfc and rainy; tba roads n tifh and muddy. After occupying the <o»u and getting some of the excitement of our first affray quitted down, we had that we are very tired. Certainly we call ilia a fight and a victory. June 3rd— Baggage arrived from Grafton. Fine weather. June 4th—"Are yon not glad you come. H..w tne folks at home will be pleased to b<ar how their biave boys chased tbe "t.tesb" out of l'hilippi. We will write long letters home and tell them all about it. Our girls that *e left behind us will be more than happy to learn of the valor of th. ir b«»ux. Yes we are glad that we come out for a soldier bold. Two negroea got to di>puth>g about s'cession today ar.d one shot the other. Talk of hanging him that diil tbe sbcoiiDg. June 0—Col. Kelly removed to Grafton. I. H. I'uval arrived to-day from Wells bt rg. He has teen commissioned as Hnjor of the Rrflmnt. A regiment of Ohioiufantry arrived to-day. The boya all in good spirits. Our dinner to-day consisted of pork, beans, and slap jacks; pretty pood dinner. June 7_Tbe boys are taking tldnpa ea«y —brightening up their guns and indulg ing iu • quiet little 8«m» of cards ail for fun. Many of tbe soldiera are quartered iD the houses vacated by citizens. Coir petty G occupies the "Virginia House. Unite a number of the men are sick. The rtginiental surgeon, Dr. Jos. Thoburn, cail* on them daily. When we get sick we b«Kin to think of home and would like to be there, but we are too spuuky to admit it, lor we came out here to annihilate the "6»cesh," and we are just spoiling to get a nhbck at them. Now we begin ttf cill onr ere n y " rebels. ' All kinds of rumors ara • tloataa lo the doings of the enemy, one »s captured here and another there is fre iiueiitly reported. June 12—Capt. Crawford, of One ol ihr Oitlo K<«lii»«nt". wis accidentally shot and killed last night bv a piikei guard. 'Juue 14-Soine fears of an attack to night; called to arms about 2 a m.; pro ct ei'ed to the court house yard and formed * hollow square. The boys all walked up •to the acratch but were not disturbed. June 15—We move quarters to-day; ceiup on ahill above town; arrange our quarters the best we can by spreading quilts and comforts over boxes and slakes at d crawlir g under. The report is goiug ti e rounds of the camp lo look out for an ai'a< k by the euemy at any hour. Hundny, Jnne Id—We were expecting an atiaik last night but were very agreeaMy disappointed. Obo! we are coming to our selves; not quitesoanxious for the fray as we were. We are beginning to realize that there is some danger to life anil llmk con nected with this business, »till we don't scare worth a cent. Humored that ex Governor Wise, of Virginia, is marching uron us with a large force. So we are kept la Hot Wsler *11 Ihe Time. June 17— Considerable excitement last night because of a rumor that a large force of the enemy wss marching upon us. Well, we are prepared for them. 8jtue talk of going to aitack a camp of rebela tc-night but it did not come off. June in—We are still harraased with ru mors of the enemy lurking around about thirteen miles distant, "i/ don't tbey stop tlx se annoying reports? We are do le* first rate ai d having*good time. June 23—A march expected list night but did not go. The Wellsburg companiea received bed clothes and capa today. Maybe will get rigged up like soldiers tfter awhile. Col. Kelley sends us word to report to him »hat we want to tna*e us ccmlortab'e. We want tents and want tb»m badly. We are tired of brush and rail pens. The sick are sent off 10 Graf ion for better treatment. June 91—During the rain last night «ev ••rid of the boys got soaking wet. This morning they raised a muss and a wore by sli that is g tod and bad that they would star d it no longer. WliliAtit Teals Is «hfHsr rheisi, wl ereupon Lieut. Col Hubbard proceeded to Grafton to procure tenta if poislble If he cannot get tbe tenta he will make oth er arrangements for our comfort. Jnne 29—Hurrah for Hubbard, he got the tenta and we are gay and happy anil. Now we were all right and fixed up in tlie style. Gen. Morris arrived to-day. July 3—Beared' By George, we thought ih"y were upon us, and we grabbed our gi.ns quick, and was ready for a flgbt. Th»y did not come. Why' B.'cauta it was not them, it was a company of our own forces that marched out from camp a abort distance to discharge the loads in their guna. About tbia time we received our uniforms which were made at home ami •er.t to us. Hounabonts and paqta of g'ay cloth. Now we lixk like soldiers. Who would not be a soldier'' I's youngsters like to solf.i> r, we are getting fat To morrow is the glorious Fourth of Ju ly. We arc going to have a big time, wlrch «e sill speak of hereafter. G. B. C. MCUNOSVILLE MATTERS. ! A Ntrunge Rlopfmral l'aral<bff llrb food for Uiwlpi. fy'cvil to Out It'filter. Mors m villi, February 2.—The elope ment of an upper ward couple on last 8-in day was a nice morsel for gos*l[*ra to d ab oat «bd feut over, an<l the/ did to to their evident hearts' content. The lady, or ri>ther girl, just in her tears, «ho ia qnlte pretty, ia an orphan, and of a much re ■pected fsmily, bad but a few months ago attended ML de Chant#-1 academy, near Wbeelirg, and the one with whom •he eloped wa* much below her in the aocial scale, baring come to this place a tramp, was illiterate and indolent The girl made her home with her giutdmother and will, on attain irg her majority, auccaed to considerable <i ot:-y. Nothing bad been beard of the couple until >eaierd«y, when it waa learned tLry weie in Pittsburgh and A* HI* rarest*' if Mae. Q'litea number of oar citis^ne a teem bWd at Liberty bafl on Thoraday eveoing to I ear Ker. Warner lecture on Temper ance. and from all we could learn were well t letaed with hia remarks. Previous to his lecture an organ z it ion of temperaoee worktra waa effected and coanty, diatrict and aob-diatnct oommitUea appointed. These committees in addition to other du des will take the ae-se of every eot«r ia the auoty on the subtniaaion of • prohibi tory amendment. The News-Letter Moandarilla oomspen dent would make beliove that ha hat the ooLfidence of the oounty oommlaatoners by hia remarks concerning the lacreaaa of the Sheriff's hood. Waeiaoply aaid the natter bad been talked about, and if be denies it, be simply liea. Thomas Scott and Jobs McMillan, of Konnd Bottom, received a lot of floe blocde<l bow from Ojio, for breeding pur poses. no Thursday last Grrnnd hog day, bright, clear and sonny. Six vte>i more cold weather. Arthur Love'a Comedy Company Uav<- «n UleHataasat last night at Maaonic Hall to a crowded ben* a. „ __ Junes H*r'. son nf ipuin J. I. Hart, ol the Herald, hss been appointed <o a p»rrf< tion in th * • »nv»rnment printing ofl« He left for T'reLington laat Thursday. Mr rbtn<* afcd Miss Jennie Allen, aa slated hv of the members oi Oaldweil Pt*t, wll*give two entertain menu •t Mamie Hall, oo Wednesday tod Torn* day evfninga, FWn«ry 6 tod 7. The pro cffdi of Um •atMMoincou will be for it4 bootfit of Um Plwt Th«p'»y tob« • > ormtd will bo '*Und«* Two Fmgs." PECK'S BAD BOY. ' Tke Milwaukee Yeuth and v Pa. His Chum Has Got Rheumafy „ Boy Tells the Groceryou, About * It. "There, now, what is your ^ irg down that way for?" ssij ^ eery nan to the bad ta>y aihefi4 with an expression on his f»Wo.. row, such as the grocerymau ^ Men before. "Brace up nowi^ some style about you. W^. ' matter?" "Nothing the matter with®,, the boy, a* he looked around ^ oery to see if he couldu't flod ,, thing that would taste good t(1 % boy. "I am all hunky, but has got the rheumatiz." '•Well, that dou't hurt you, said the grocery mau with on* < heartless expressions. "You doc' , jg to gnint until you are hurt > _ There la time enough for yoc" limping around when y<»» yourself. I don't believe iu w> when anybody else Is sick." "Weil, you heartless old cu» • You never bad a chum, di«l you ever had a chum that V that had stood by you in all k; *' w« Hther, who would work his DaiIs off for you, and go without* and sleeping to moke you ha^ could ntrverUdk that way. My t l« lust as Under as a woman, u* he strong as a giant afore it* r • matis struck him, and now h< » J week as a little tluy baby, and * to handle him |»HMTk*Mk H* Up Evt ry bone, aud muacle. aud dri*; blood, and piece of skiu about ha is just like ma's neuralgia, and » timis they all ache at once. ati • they take turns aching, and my lays there aud takes it as o da,; though he was at a plonh*, aud ; grumbles. He smiles his gieat l j fashioned smile when he see* m, ii.g over the fool- board «»f hi* l*,i when 1 go up and put my baudu: face, aud wipe the perspiralion «.• lorebt-ad, tLe tears come roKiug bts cheeks, and he tri«*i.. r,i» helpless hand to shake mine, bj phn't, and he says, 'Hello, oi l }l Hiiit then he shuts Ins eye* aiu rhcumetir. commences wiier* it > and goes to griuding hiui up * (Josh, if I coujd pull oil iny xiiir. tilings and get into his bod and tat place, and let the rheumatic work on me for a dav, wnlle my mifcI t go out and slide down ti kit k over a few t»arrels. ami l«« i for a whllw, I would enjoy it. lit can't change works with a fel luo« got rheuniati/.. Never b»!< you?" • "No, I never hail it," said th* r cerynian, 'but 1 had a brotueru. who had it ouce, Hot Ho 4'nrrd lllmaell Eallif It* "O, Ret out," said the l«y. "^in.*. chum has had rheumatU, ever) crank has fold me a new cure U ai.d I think I will try aonie new r* dy on him, hut when I go U) In* la ami see the good doctor who Iim i» btoiight up amongst rbeumain.» tell liim of the new remedy I u heard of, and he tells me It I»all» Heli-e, that settle* It. The Idea <»fiv rbtumatlx eating anow! Hay, ik'. one. r alsilit catching rheumatu* like a hiltt ry. Forty fellows ma) i the same chance to draw a rlieuu., prire, and only one net* it olito him. Now, me aud my <•* were both In the same draft of air. i both had a right to catch the rlim tlx. All I got was wind on mystPM aud 1 alode down hill head llr»t on alt >1, and the rheumal / lias all I.U aw«y from tue. My vbuiu went MtSlaflaa'lMHr' and he got it. Hlidiug down I knocks rheumatir. better than *4 . mow. Hay. I would like to run » world for about a month. Hy|>* would arrange it so no I sidy t«jt i mean jieople would be sick. It ■« too had to have these pilnful di»» atrike (he liest people In th* wur don't It? If I had the running of tu. rh< umallz should never att*< k »>• good fellow aa my cbuiu. I would U It lay tut the thieve*, aud aatid t»v and luurdereia, and highway rut" hi i| wile beaten*, ami old shark. - u< ver do any good nohow, and k»* claws oil of folks that never <H<i * ! barm, and always had a kind wof.1 everyttody. Hut these dls^a** -** have fheir trajw aet for tbe i<e-t p* . aud the tMeves and burglar* aff healthiest of the lot. If thing* •« run right rhcurualix oughl b>'*»» t«-ctiv« that wtnild ealch a boranfc Just aa he was stealing the lor*. v make hlri drop the halter and « ui a doctor. If I was botntlng rii» u o» - would have it paralyM the ar man about to commit murder »r * bis wife, and lay him out colder wtdge. I would have rh-um*tii a « a re form ate ry agent Instead of * » art'Utid careless and PlfklBR ttalt n»*r*«ahi»re4a I would have It watch a nieao ** t when be was going to do soroetw mean, and take bold of him anl f his muscle* a twlat, and then H 1 and if he kept on, take him by U* and doubls him up and make hln Hut I mu*t go and do my chum for hia m*. and then go aud *e. up « him. It'Is singular how my knows v.'hen I am coming, and w (he pain l^lna to go »»•/ wt,"° ' there. 1 thluk It w«rtild do y->u love aom^ one, old man, sr»iu^ "«« l» was sick aomKlme-, U» wb>;n£ I presence would be a aort ol a If you loved anybody so that thet^ of your hand would drive awayp* and the I gbt of your eye would like a l*|iedlctlon, and you onuld'* your friend by your light footfall^ carpet, and _ by the anund of your voice, an'l <** bappinea* to take tli« place of tn^ *Lm ywi were around, you vhimI " t<« half l . Ditto aa you arc no#. ** you wouldn't go off in tba dart* bate yaunelf m you do now. ** you got good in tbia ranch that *>* Ism* good to a feller that baiu't K* * appetite 7'• •V), I don't know," aald the man, "ouku you tried mm* <>f dried applta, dried by ateani.'' •'That ia a •pecimt-u of tbe «/ J* would treat a chum if yoa ha-I »tfw* «aaeick. You would llr* dried down him. You make met ,r**\ "*"• n't you got any Malaga *ra^' Florida orange*? Nothing f»ut apple* and prune*. Mah!" a»<i tb« v wtut off to atay by bla chum. MTL If e'oorft of sorrow <rr#»eo»t, hva !•'• In w %ry t*d«0, <VN tf>Kor> ■ oti fo »«uilte p-M, . If r»y» of perpti>f tfcw4 I o»» CMJ no afcolowa In »•» Bh^o To orl» at#fi o1U> UMiadlOf <*•/• >'» iMT^vlihta Um b**n> t"rr^ To islrt H vlib oar ufo* <«•/• Lr-*o rocoto tbo tiotthst I too IW DmmoT oirMi* Aod ptr'nmoi v*ry Joy U>»« iw'V a4 ftsfP'o**' It#fnlf«ol, parr»*4 fc»PP' !«*•■ . TbrtraMthot w« Ihtaopmno tow that roMoHJ* TW Jo, bAmimlt, KHftairy t l»i.