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Afternoon Concert at 2:30.
Evening Concert at 8 o’clock. Admission, including round trip on Incline 7:. I 'A • >y !• aj/'v ’ A* the twilight was creeping across the sky i'rom the east to the w«tft. where ‘.he cr.m son dye Of a gorgeous sunset was *r> wing wan Iii the shadows that rise when the sun is gene. In a sumptuous !at gtmr of dreamy ei-e And a wrappv-r resplendent with spots of greast. ?n a tittle back porch of a tenement flat he imperial Kthel MeFadden sat. In her beautiful eyes was a look denture And the h.nt of a soul that was sweetly pure A>- the morning dew in the pouting huds br.a cake of soap in a tub of suds; gild he beautiful face of this South Side queer. IVa* suffused with a saintly, angelic mieti. j "How l long—how I long." she soliloouiied, (r: a voice an angel would have prized ’*To be able to do. to achieve some deed *'■ r "he suffering victim of sordid greed.” *Ar* you romg to wash up the dishes, my dear?" ?\tme a voice from the kitchen, loud and cl» ar. But a lofty *5r*' in h-r soul was lit, . her rod lip pout i teaut "Nit!" DVLL week was that which has just time being base ball and other attrac tions have taken precedence over so ciety events. The only notable enter tainments of the were those which had a religious fla vor. The re were sev eral weddings, how ever, and the devo tee finds nuptial events very inter cpting, especially if the devotee happens to be one of the fair sex. The summer season can hard ly be said to have begun, buk prepara tions are being made on a very exten ' sralreTtensive as to the number of persons who are so employed. It is it time for shopping, for visiting the mo diste. and for correspondence, and in these pleasing diversions femininity finds occupation for leisure hours. The two parks will present, unusually at tractive programmes for the summer. Not only will th»re be curings under the auspices of different local organiza tions. but the management of the re sorts will provide musical entertain ments of a high order. EN T ERT AIN M E N TS. From town and country rome These two distinctive rumors: “There’s peaches here in bloom. There"* "peaches’ here in bloomers.” HE juvenile classes of the Parker danc ing academy gave a delightful reception and fancy dance en tertamment at. me hall, in the Rogers' block. Wednesday evening. The guests occupied all t h o seats and available standing room in the commodious nan. and bestowed unstinted applause upon Hhe many really meritorious features •upon the prograraeme. The dances ex ecuted by the children gave evidence of a natural aptitude on their part, as well ns efficient instruction. The tersicho rean efforts of Misses Fannie Hlrsch, ■Ella Mitchell and Hazel Parker, and Master Lawrence Foster, are deserving of especial notice. \ft<r the entertain ment the floor was cleared and the guests spent several hours very pleas antly In dancing to music provided by Miss Maud Spooner. On Thursday evening the advanced class of the acad emy gave th*' final hop of the winter season, and it proved one of the most enjoyable of the settles. The regular Thursday reception by the Indy friends of th- Carroll Club attract ed one of the largest and most fashiona ble throngs which has yet assenihbled on the days set apart for the fair sex. The committee in charge was composed r>t married ladles, and they looked care juiiy after every detail which would add to the pi* asure of the guests. A musi cal programme was rendered during the afternoon and evening in the ladies' parlor, and on the second floor a dainty luncheon was served. On th 1 evening of the t>th inst.. at the parsonage o; the Zane Street M. E. rhurch. the pastor, the Rev. C. J. Trip 5* tt perform »d the cremony which iipited in marriage Mr John H. McCor macji and Miss J. ssie M. Howard. Miss Aghes Miller was the victim of i verv agreeable surpris'd n th*' fo*m yf an unexpected visit from a larg- par ty of her friends at her horn \ in Upper H nwood. Wednesday ev r*ag. They 'imc to assist her in the cM'bratior. of the nineteenth anniversary ot her birth The evening hours »>re while 1 iway in a delightful manner m dancing, rimes and music, and at a seasonable hour the guests partook of aa excellent luncheon. * , • The steamer Jewel has ben chartfr<-1 bv th" Moundsville Kpworth League for *a excursion to Brown'-; Island, above \ S’cuhenville. on the 2f*th ins'. The out in? promises to be very t n joy able. * * * T:i? Lodi?.-’ Aid Soefoty of Bridgeport ;i v* :y ulca-ung an 1 suer ssful mu sica!^ Thursday -v.-ning at the home of Mrs. W. W. Baggs. The fourth annual banquet of the Belmont County Medi al Society was given Thnradny afternoon at .he Wind sor Hotel, in Belluire. Guests were present from every town within a ra dius o f e tilnmes. The Little Folks Club of the Island gave a pleasant ou*iag yesterday after noon, driving out into the country and spending several hours in the woods. A lawn tennis club has been organ ized on the Island. Th bridge park has been secured for the court, and v. ill probably be the scene of some interest ing contests between the beaux and belles of the Garden Spot during the summer months. The Woman’s Musical Club will give a concert at Wheeling Park on the even ing of June 12th. If the past record of this excellent organisation counts lor anything, the concert will be a complete success. * * * In the Church of the Immaculate Con cept ion. Tuesday ati/vinoon. the Lev. Father I/fo, of St. Mphousus Church, performed the ceremony which united for letter or worse Mr. Lawrence Mur phy and Miss Lillie Spridel, both of l!'s city. The church was well filled with frimds of the principals, and they were remembered with a numoer of very handsome presents. Tuesday evening a very pleasant so cial event took place at the home of Mrs. Mary R-dd. west of Bridgeport, on the Cadiz pike, the occasion b* ing her saventy-flfth blr hday. Half a hundred relatives from St. Clairsville, Wheeling and Martin's Ferry were present. At 10 o’clock an excellent luncheon was served. Mrs. Reid was the recipient of a number of very handsome and usetul presents. Among the Wheeling guests present were Mr. and Mrs. Th >mas Ni s bit and son. Herbert. R'»uprt Neslott and Mrs. Margaret Taylor and son Har ry. * * =* Tuesday morning, at 0 o’Mo'k. Mr. John Murphy, of R tiaire. ami Miss Mary McGee, daughter of Dennis Mc Gee. of Bridgeport, were mod' man and wife at St. Anthony of Padua Church, in Bridgcpon. the pastor. Rev. Joseph Weigand. officiating. The only attend ant was Miss Rosc McGee. -.is'ar of the bride. Mr. and Mrs. Murphy Vill live in Kirkwood. A quiet bit' pretty wedding took place Thursday evening on the Island, the contracting parties l»eing Mr. Ed. Grossourih and Miss Mary Juergens, both popular young people of the Gar den rfpo;. Th groom had just com pleted u now residence for himself and prospective bride, and there the cere al my was performed. The attendants ,vere a brother of the groom and Miss Mary Juergens, a cousin of the bride. Kev. Schwarm, paetor of the English Lutheran Church, officiated. St. Joseph’s Cathedral was the seena of a very pretty wedding Wednesday, in which the happy principals were Miss Maggie Higgins, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Higgins, of thf South Side, and Thomas Driscoll, a well-known finisher at the Central glass works. The bridal couple entered to the strains of the. Lohengrin march and proceeded to the altar. where Rev. Father Harris per I" s brim-' was daintily gown'd in light grey wi'h garniture of lace and ribbons and a beautiful white hat. Sh" was attend ed b> he»- si.or Miss Katie, who was attired in blue with similar trimmings and hat to march. They both carried white roses. The groomsman was Mr. William Hatpin. After the ceremony a reception was held at the bride's home, followed by a supper. Tuesday evening Miss K ina Coss rn tertained a number of Iter friends in a very enjoyable manner with a farewell party given at her home on South Fifth street, Martin's Ferry. Eight couples were present. The Oriental Mandolin and Guitar Club furnished some excel lent music for the occasion. At a sea sonable hour refreshments of a tempt ing nature were served. Miss Coss left Wednesday over the B. & O. for Chica go. where she will spend several weeks, after which she will go to Colusa. HI., wher she will make her home with her uncle. Wheling has at last a dramatic club. It is the intention of this club to play dates within fifty and one hundred miles radius of this city. The club is now rehearsing "The Soldier's Sweet heart.” a musical comedy drama in four acts, which it intends to produce in the city before long. Miss Ida Snyder delightfully enter tained the Wet Weather Minstrels Wed nesday evening, at her home on South Main street. June is the most popular mon*h for weddings, and there will he abundant evidence of that fact this year. Some » f the most prominent professional men in the city will approach the altar next month, and many social favorites will be the brides. June will witness more | notable weddings than have taken place in the same perod of time in many years. Tuesday afternoon at.four o’clock Rev. Father Boutlou performed the sol at St. Joseph ’a Cathedral which united Mr. Thomas How ley and Miss Katherine Kinney as man and wife. The attendants were Mr. Thos. Howley and Miss Julia McLaughlin. Miss Lulu Carl, daughter of Mr. Geo. Carl, of the South Side, entertained a number of her friends Monday evening. The evening was spent in various so cial pastimes, interspersed with re freshments. Mr. Jacob Dei*will be married at St. Alphonsus Church, Wednesday morn ing. to Miss Rose Bishop, of the East End. The Columbia Athletic Club gave a very enjoyable dance Tuesday even ing at its quarters on the South Side, for which Guthart provided the music. About Twenty-five couples were present. Excellent refreshments were served throughout the evening. * * * A very pleasant surprise party was tendered Miss Rose Rock at her home, on the Island. Tuesday evening. About fifteen couples called, and after Miss Rose had recovered from her surprise ! a very pleasant evening was spent in dancing, cards and othfr social diver sions. The music for dancing was fur nished by the East End Mandolin and Guitar Club. At midnight a tempting luncheon was discussed, after which dancing was resumed. The committee in charge of the As sembly dance have completed arrange ments for the third Assembly ball. The affair will take place Thursday, the 28th inst.. at the Wheeling Park Casino. The guests will leave the city rovei W. & L. E. lines shortlv after eight o'clock and re turn after midnight. The Opera House , orchestra will furnish the music. The overt will no doubt be a brilliant suc cess. Wheeling Lodge of Elks will enter tain with an outing at Wheeling Park about the tenth of next month. In the fall a dramatic or musical enter ain mrnt. or both, will be given in the Park Casino. It will be made one of the notable social events of the sumer. * * * Friday evening Howard Reck, of Main street. Martin's Ferry, celebrated his birthday by entertaining sevral con pies of his young friends in a very en joyable way. PERSONALS. ’T:1: now the woman of Ihe house. Whi> spring's clad songs:er twitters. Pursues her fWtlr.g offspring with A bottle of spring hitters. —Chicago Record. Mrs. Nettie Flood, of Bailey’s Mills, O.. is visiting friends in the city. Mrs. Elizabeth Boyd, of South IV-un street is visiting relatives in Mihvau- \ kee. Wis. Miss Hall, of Lakewood, O.. is a guest of Mrs. C. R. Miller, on South Chap line street. Mr. and Mrs. Clarke Hamilton. .Tr., leave during the coming week for Cov ington. Ky. Miss Margaret Kenna, of Charleston, will spend a few days at Mt. d? Chantal the coming week. Mrs. E. A. Dufrene, of Muncie. Tnd.. is visiting her mother. Mrs. Truschel, of i Fourteenth street. Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Weaver, of Par-! kersburg. are the guests of Dr. J. R. j Manley, of the South Side Mrs.* Oberfield. of the Island, left j Sunday for New York, whence she will , sail on Wednesday for Europe Miss Mamie Hoffman, of Fifteenth street, is home from Chicago, where she has been spending several months. Miss Linn a H nnig. of this city, is ! of M K e Haw home, cf I “The Wayside Inn.” near Portland. 0 : Miss Alice Post, of Clarksburg, who has been the guest of her brother, M. D. Post, for the past month, left yester day for her home. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Kress. of the South Side, left last week for Roches ter. >. Y., to visit Fern Ini'nd Bieden bach. formerly of Wheeling. Mrs. Gilbert, of East Liverpool, and Miss Minnie Poth. of Steuhenville. are visiting Miss Georgia Pracht, of South Main airee:. Mrs. Joseph Gleasencamp and son. Joseph, have returned to their home in Pittsburg, after visiting relatives on Twenty-second street for the past two , weeks. Mr Harry Sinsel. wife and child, and , sistfr. Miss Gerie. of Oakland. Mil.,! are visiting Mrs. Slnsel’s parents. Judge [ and Mrs. J. W. Kennedy, on Thirteentn street. Miss Ella Sullivan, of Eighteenth s ;ee:. will Lave to-morrow for Syra cuse. N. Y.. to visit her sister, M’-s. Waa. H Tuck r. of North Salina street, j Mi?? Ella will be accompanied as far as , Pittsburg by her father. The following party went to Cincin-1 nati last week on the Steamer Hudson: Mrs. P. B. Dobbins and daugYers, Mr. and Mrs. H. P. McGregor and children,! Mrs. David RrdclifL Mrs Tno. Trimbk\ | Mrs F. Whalley. Miss Edna Sturgis. Mrs. C. H. Watkins. Sr., Mrs. Jno. S. j Naylor and son Wilson PARKERSBURG SOCIETY. Parkersburg. W. Ya.. May 16.—Hon. Elliott Northcott and Mr. E. II. Fitch, of Huntington, were among prominent arrivals in town yesterday. Mr. F. P. Veitch, mineralogist of th’ Maryland Agricultural College, is in our city for a few days, accompanied by his wife. While here he will inspect the mineral features of ths surrounding country. Mr. F. C. Gilfillan. secretary and treasurer of the Bebout Nail Company, of lronton. Ohio, stopped ofT her * yes terday to visit hi6 old heme on his way so New Orleans. Rev. Father Duffy, of Wellsburg. who has been the guest of Father Hickav for several days, returned to his home yes terday. , Rev. J. M. Croire will deliver his lec ture. "TheTell-Tale Tick of Time,” at the South Parkersburg M. E.Church, Thursday evening. May 21. Rev. Dr. Rinner returned Thursday from a tsn days’ trip in the East. Mrs. Thomas I. Boreman, Jr., and Mr. and Mr?. Georg' B. Dunlay, were among those who accompanied the Grafton Knights Templars to Charleston, leav ing Ttiesdav on the Steamer Ben Hur. General and Mrs. B. L. Spiiman have returned from a short visit to Warren ton. Ya. Little Miss Annie remained for a longer stay. Miss Minnie Pritchard is expected herf this week from Coo.lville, to be the , gupst of Miss Birdie Bakei. Eugene Morrison is here visiting his brother. Dr. Robt. Morrison. H will leave for Chicago in several days. Lieut. Berni Camden arrived home a few days ago from Wasniington, on his way to St. Paul and Seattle, from where he will go to Sitka, Alaska, to be gone three years. He has been assign d to the United States flagship, Russia, of the Bering Sea Squadron. Mr C: W. Archibald and Rev. D. h. Winans left a few days ago for Cleve land. Ohio, to attend the Method.st eneral Conference. Mrs. W. H. Brown left on Monday fo. hicago on an extended visit to hei si ii sell t £ r. Mr. W. C. Yeaton is at home from a •ip through the South. ’ Mrs. L. Nathan. Miss Clara Nathan nd Mrs. J. Weinberger have left for hicago. After a visit in Chicago Mrs. Weinberger will go to Milwaukee to visit relatives. . . Miss Elizabeth Peterkin is visiting friends in Richmond, \ a. Mrs. Wilcox expects to go to Chicago this week to visit her son for several Miss Ida Nelly, Miss Mary Warder and Miss Darling Brengle are spending a few (lavs with friends in Maiier.a. Miss Carlisle, of Germantown. Pa., arrived a few days ago to visit Miss Elizabeth Bradeabaugh, of Ann street. The Misses Wait entertained about twenty young ladies very delightfully at their horns on Green street, yester day. _ , The concert at Marietta Tuesday evening, in which the famous Ellen Beach Yaw appeared, assisted by Max William Dick and Miss Lay, was a mu sical success in all particulars. All those who attended from here felt well repaid for their trip. Among those from this city and Bel pre, who wont up, were: Mr. and Mrs. Paul Prager, Den Pope, the Misses Davidson and visitors. Miss .Hattie Van Wink’.:, Miss Bey Rowland, W. G. Gro gan, Geo. Davidson, Jas. S. Rose, W. G. Franklin, Chas. A. Bukey. J. Res* Timms, Joseph Hamilton. Dale John son. Hall Mason. Mrs. J. H. Shaw. Mrs. Rosa Binnell, Miss Dell O’Bleuess, Mrs. C. B. Ballard, Miss Blanche Lockwood, Dr. C. B. Ballard, W. C. Lockwood and D. M. O'Bleuess. One of the most enjoyable events that has ever occurred in the social his tory of Parkersburg, was the barn dance given Monday evening at the Kock farm of Col Jacob Bunt, in honor of his sister. Miss Bab Burt's twentieth birthday. Delicious refreshments were served and the central feature of this part of the entertainment, was the mag nificent birthday cake, surmounted by twenty wax candles. Those present were Mr. and Mrs. G'orge A. Burt. Miss Burt. Miss Maclaron, of Toledo, O.: Miss Carlisle, of Germantown, Pa.: Miss Elizabeth Bradenbaugh. th? Misses Denning, the Misses Shrewsbury, Miss Nell Johnson, of Morgantown: Miss Maud*' Dent, Miss Trevor, Messrs, W. T. Crawford, of Huntington: W. G. Pe terkin, C. A. Bukey, H. P. Camden. R. L. Morrison, George Gambrlll, Col. Jack Burt and Dr. C. B. Blubaugh. -o AT THE HOTELS. Some of the Stranpers Who Roijinterrd Vi>*t»r(hv . Mr. Thomas D. Reilly, of New York, a prominent shoe man. is in the city drumming the trade, and is registered at the Windsor. Mr. Edward Gallagher, the popular passenger brakeman on the B. & 0.. is spending Sunday with his friend, Mr. Edward Mason, of the Windsor. Windsor—John McMahon, C. R. Deuel, Sistersville; W. M. Carr, Zanes ville. 0.* L. J. Murphy. Pittsburg: Chas. M. Hogg. Cadiz: Isaac Hinds, Baltimore; W. T. Lyle. Toledo, 0.; J. B. McKeown, Washington, Pa. Howell—G. J. Bapere, Sistersville: H. W. Brown, George Taylor. James O’Leary, Mannington: E. J. Dailey. T. C. Hall. Washington. Pa.: M. S. Daley, Cameron: J. Dereny, Fairmont: S. G. Sidwell, Grafton: J C. Campbell. Day ton. 0.: A. J. Caddington. Toledo, 6.; F. C. Fall, Washington, Pa. Stamm—F. C. Clark. New Martins ville; Miss M West, Mrs. Connelly, Sis QOOOOOOOOOOOOOOGOC i How is Your Liver? IS? TAKEAPILL. ^ Of. Hcbbt Little Liver Pills Don't Gripe. Hr. Hohb* Little Liver Pitt* net gently jet promptly on the LI VI S /*>’/( ' /f< and BOWELS. dispelling headache* rev ere and t’olt!*, cleansing tho Hyaiein tnor otitthly, and they cure ltuhitual constipstton. They aru sugar-coated, very smail, and are purely vegetable. Pul up in »crew-cap viiil*. a-, euch containing Si pill*, perfect digestion W fol l< -. their u«e. They absolutel y cure >>efc Headarhr, nml are recommended by huy eieiaua and druggist*. Price, ONLY 10 CENTS A VIAL. S Ilobh. Itr«i-d» C«., . Cbir«if« and '»« Kraarl^o. )OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOC KOW ARE YOIIR KI3HEYS? Dr. Mobb» Spar futt Kidney Pills will cure them. Price, 50 ct». PIANOS-MILLIGAN. WILKIN &. CO. SO SAY WE. ALL OF US. \nd what all sav must true. Our instr uments never fail to win a inan'-.-t verdtnt of delightful admiration. Seeing them makes one wish : h. , Hearing them makes one wish to see th f*m. Seeinp and In a. int a stronp desirr to hav? one of these sup erb pianos at home. W > hav -he to purchase by prices and terms of payment that make bm.iu j easy. 7Vtl LL-1Q7AN, WILKIN 5c CO. tersville; H. W. Johnson* MsooiDStonJ E. H. Talbott. Sistersville. St. Charles—J. W. Plum. Tunnelton;| H L Mackey. J. L. Farington. Sisters-, ville; W. H. Sheridan, Mannington; T.; J. Kerns. Cameron. Brunswick—E. F. Manning. Charles ton: W. E. Reed. Pittsburg: T. C. Men ough, Cincinnati. O. Messrs. Earnest Queen and Thomas Ligget, two prominent oil men of Pitts burg. were in the city yesterday and registered at the MeLurc. ——-o Our Prof. Levitt understands fitting the eyes with spectacles perfectly. DILLON. WHEAT & HANCHER CO. —-o Millinery, new arrival* thi* week of Summer I’attern Hat*. bailor ami Walking Hat*, large*! line. StVAH.U KE1CS. W. VA. POSTAL AFFIARS. Special to the Register. Washington. D. C., May 16.—A now postofllcc has been established at Ito mant. Fayette county. W. Va., with John H. Sk3ggs as postmaster. A com mission has l::en issued to Patrick H. McGrath as postmaster at Roaceverte; Walter McCnreier at lfoJywood, Monroe county, and Evans Fisher at Mattie, Roane county. W. Va. _• Turtle soup and lunch a? Finn^pi Bros.’ saloon, cor. Twenty-second Main streets. Monday night. Don’t forget ottr new optical d^-. nient. Eyes examined free t, by Prof, l^evitt. DILLON, WHEAT & H J N A grand opening and turtle lunch will be given Monday n c. Finnegan Bros', saloon, «•>:;.■. Twenty-second and Main s: -o q tr & Co.’s great sale of OllOOK and Cambric r begins this week. AN IMPRESSION. “Bcgorrah.'’ remarked M r “there does be a great deal av t i the British lion's tail these d r “Oi've noticed ut," his wife r ; < “Well, it's not fur me to he • :r but to my thinkin’ a twis* or tw in it 'll make ut look fur all the w like a pig’s tail.”—Wash’ngti i -o THE MEAN THING, Madge—Mabel's $200 box o: s It. cry just arrived front Paris yc‘-;. Estelle (cynically)—Ah! Sh seeing mice everywhere now f j month, won't she?—Now York V Want a SiecboarJ? Cant afford ,t? Then come and 5e: this Sol d Oak, Polish I |n lsh, Lined Drawer. Plate Mirror Sideboard, at. 112,?/ fn cn For Baby Carriages with Steel u>U' uu wj-ieels and niceiy upholstered. We have the largest line ot Baby Car riages in the dty. $6,’5 where. For good size Antique Finish Refrigerator; worth S 10.00 else YOUR CREDIT IS GG80! I •NMNMMMSHQNMi AT CASH PRICES. Here Is a Graid Bargain in a High Grade Parier Suite: $38.75 f or this ine-pe e Parlor Suite, just like illustration, covered in Silk Tapestry, all lirge pieces and as nicely made as any S75.00 Suite we have in stock. WW1W W1 v^. -v.,4 *27 w < We Make and Lay Carpets Free of Charge. k /Tbk ^ All-Wool Ingrain Carpets, worth 75c per yard, made and laid tor • Fine Brussels Carpets, in patterns that are hound to please, regu lar 85c and 90c grade, made and laid for. Large line of Union Carpets, very heavy quality, made and laid for. Extra heavy three-ply Kidd'minister Ingrain Carpet, a wonder for the price, made and laid for. Fine Inlaid Seamless Matting for .. Good Heavy Chinese Matting, choice coloring, for. 53c 65c 43. 75c 20c 10c Will buy this stroa, A • tique Oak Rocker. W be nice tor the porch t e warm evenings. rt* 15 / fi f* Our oi l $16.75. talkir g about :i s -II- itsell. and See it. It is tile won : furniture business how w, *.• ft for such a pr;ce. film / r For th > f $7.65 closed; polished oak; ';a‘ when opened.