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i i i « i _■ * • ILF II made. Saddle Seat. Polish finish. Oak or Mahogany, worth $2.50 of anybody's money. We are offering at Special Prices this week. If l they are gone when you call, j don’t blame us. J 4 In Bed Room Suites we lead the t procession. Have more on hand j than we want to carry. THEY j MUST GO OUT. The price on J them will make them go. Our ar-1 rangements for giving « _ ( < < i < f > ♦ ! no matter what you want in our line, j ; must interest you. ] | No Notes! No Trouble! | I No Publicity! ! I ^i-Pay What You Gan and We Are Satisfied.# i i fc Si 1 (LIKE CCT) Z Three piece, large Bed, 14x22 mirror Dresser, splasher back of Wash Stand, ^ 4 K $20.00 SUITE S 4 4 4 4 I 4 I . INDUSTRIAL WORLD, j ^CAL AND TELEGRAPHIC LABOR NEWS. !jj -.'■ * ~ ' ♦ Mititi* W rk> i- working j t ■ n conn ■! to work »: : mso'ii • nnn .it 8: ♦u- - & Hi * K Hi w - coni’ .• 1 to in ,1 hastlfci owtru to writ- | cuir*-* .njqu.i '1 wn’1 i- furnishing lumber a ' . •' the 8 1 ! nt of ti e Wh •• rini it ion to r.fus, o st.plain was 'ii.' i.t-i the th t •' January th it movement is being mad. v to r> -iuce th*i wages of ,t the last manv.f»etory • - is -N * • ,-t secrecy will '.*• g the wage questle . The scale will b. »ni> mills wh’ r. the t ■ Am ih - .’■■tly b Mi k< pit g • l tut r* '■ •s fe to say th< re will wh re union v igos are permitted to work. 1 by ar. gr ■•• r s f.*r one year, f th. East FI- i had n a planing machine at * p Friday mornii g. ■.•>< Baker to y otT S* n • Company ha* •rip b.tsiness, ar.d will - entire attention to Ian sf-r.t the c’a«« centre y. Wheeling. Bellalre. ’ Martin s Ferry, all of wh-oh at on* time ware far nioro im .,) • gla-s in inufaeturir.g towns than \\, Nhura. have U*n forced to yield the jalm to thur new’ rival. C:ms. Kdwin Hl i*, of Wheeling, has l, . 1 t p;iM!t in Ornmr.y on the drop rup 0* removable bottom in a glass in,.,:. Which is the main feature of the f: r in f hit <■> now in operation at the At gl - works. Washington, which w-r- built by Mr. Mue. i m. i‘ ir-,in. formerly I’resident of th'* ; , tea constant ▼« • • ip , s t.,1 for the consulship to Tip • 'l iSta:;'o*dshire potteries), but his in*- h been deferred for the j or. . int f.t the objection ot W«'t Viren: ia h tve him charged up to .1 State un’ll tit- ir other appointments h.' VI been provided for. >; i.iv pool potteries are negotiating • i it Salimviile, «>hlo. where they o erect a white granite ware ’ k a. t Til'e-tiviil* pottery Is having a re nt., rk good run of business, with an im ivu I tot. of workmen. Imtii • •.vi. ir iu operation at the Crystal C.m^s Co.'s works, and the dif f. • >-r l:n* ~ a: -i specialties are in request. o, , fU: t *•• is in operation at the Cen tr. 1 ..; iss works. WOULD Ol' LABOR. Wt sell corn to Kgypt. Texas undertakers convened. England has two electric railways. 1 vi.y r plasterers gel 52.50 a day. Chicago has 1.G00 union plumbers. An electric scrubber is announced. ■ lty. Minneapolis hot*! porters organized. I , i.doti rs employ 15.000 cab drivers. land has 11.00 • mployes. \ ,ia. Australia, has TO tanneries. Am. rica has 1* cotton spindles. I n -• cents an \ ! Minnt poiis union cooks arc cm 1 i -sburgh hasn't an idle union pattern m k.r M. n l.it.ists want eight hours on May 1 l!,w i unionists will hold a state conven N' w York carpenters get $3.50 for eight hours. , , w lis stone cutters work nine } -u r.:s -aer hOUT. !M v,r will make improvements that w. 11 employ l.""0 m* u. s. rm Of th striking Hartford barbers M ; -cn i \Yis ) plumbers struck for th. wages paid in ISM. Ma. i-.inists’ convention adopted the ini t :i\ 1 r 'eret’.dum. \ co-operative apartment house is to l established at Clev. land. N, w York union waiters may establish 1 me for disabl'd waiters 1* - . it Trad - Cou oil will give a sac -.1 copeert Sunday. June 2°. v w York bricklayers* laborers won a -ik- for $2.1* and eight hours. M iwaukee hojearriers struck for 22 Cents an hour and accepted ft : union lusters get from $10 to $13 p. • week far a nine hour du>. A boycott forced a Pittsburgh pickling company to use union-made bottles. A Now York barbers' union last week secured employment for 22 members. St. Louis postofflee rejected a letter with a boycott notice on the envelope. Canada's loading newspaper (Toronto Globe) is righting the crusade for Sunday street cars. The Mayor of Anaconda, Mont., recent ly discharged the entire police force, street commissioner and fire chief. The International Clgarmakers' Union is maintaining a lobby of three men at Washington. The English Amalgamated Society of | Railway Servants hopes to abolish Sun day trains by demanding time and a half lor Sunday work. The 430 local lodges of the Internation al Association of Machinists have a re serve fund of over $o<>,noo. Since May 1. 1X96, Typographical Union No. 6 (New York) has paid out $26,0)0 in relief purposes. The members of the Cleveland taquor Dealers Association will in the future buy union bread only. The International Association of Ma chinists is to establish a co-operative re pair shop and a bicycle factory . Cleveland Central I«abor Union has bar red out delegates from rival musicial unions until those bodies shall consoli date. Bricklayers' and Masons' International Union has 2S.OOO members in 31". locals, and nearly $1,000,000 in the combined treas uries. Norwich Typographical Union recently celebrated its thirty-first anniversary. Every office in the city observes union rules. At Brooklyn 300 shooworkers won a strike after being idle twelve weeks. Ob noxious boss was fired and wages in creased. The member? of the Architectural Workers’ Progressive Union employed in a Brooklyn factory have gained a nine hour day. Baldwin. Col., coal miners, who struck two months ago against the introduction of electrical machinery, returned to work last week . The Association of the Finnic tomroi of Franchisi has been formed in New York. Rev. \V. S. Ralnford and other prominent mi'll arc members. An ordinance was passed by the Denver Common Council recently that provides that all building stone to be used on city sidewalks, curbstones and municipal buildings must be dressed in Denver. The National T> xtile Workers’ 1’nion has instructed its local unions to vote on the proposition to sever its relations with the American Federation of Labor. A resolution has been passed that Ir. the future all members of unions affiliated with the New York Central Labor Union should hire union carriages when they wished to attend funerals. Detroit Railroad Teamsters’ new scale 1 has been accepted. The scale is from $1.50 to $2 2o for ten hours: overtime' 20 cents per hour. All disputes are to be settled by arbitration. The application made a month ago by :he members of the Boilermakers' and Iron Shipbuilders’ Society on the east coast of England for an advance of is t'.d per wetk on time wages and five per cent on piece prices has been granted. Some Hartford merchants have enter ' , ,i into an agreement with the Central ! l„\bor Union by which union goods ex ! elusive will bo handled and the union will receive three per cent, of the mono\ spent with these merchants by unionists. The Socialist Trade and Igtl*or Alli ance of the I'nited States and Canada will meet in Roston July 5. At its first annual convention, held in New York July, 1S96, a membership of 60,000 was r< - ported. The delegates to the general convention of the Internationa! Journeymen Baker Union placed themselves on record as hie ing opposed to introducing polities into trades unions. The r.>M convention will be held in IXMiisviile in 1'."". The Commissioner of th< Public Works Department of Brooklyn and tho chi't Engineer of the Water Supply Depart m< nt notified a pump company that hen tfter it would have to pay the union rate i>ri Jill city work. Machinists must be paid $.125 for eight hours. All the iron work for the large model tenement house to bo erected betw* < n Sixtieth and Seventieth streets, N>w York. will be. given to local contractors, in order to put a large force of N w York iron moulders at work and keep the mom y jit home. A clause will also be insiit d in the contracts for the construction to emplov union labor. Rochester bricklayers?, plasterers a:m masons successfully Inaugurated the s hour day at 40 cents per hour. 'I lie de mand of the plumbers, strain and gu.* filters for an S-hour day does not take effect until June 1. Some of the carpen ters have be'n granted $2 for eight hours. Brazil, Jnd.. block coal miners have been granted their demand for '.1 cents a ton. Tt was decided to hold a mass meeting monthly to discuss mining mat ters. It was advocated by some of the leading miners that each miner or mine laborer should give one rent per ton of all coal mined for a fund to aid the Fitts burgh miners in getting an advance. At a meeting held in Melbourne. Aus tralia. the other week, of the board re cently formed to represent employers ar.d employes in the furniture trade under the amended factories act. it was decided that $2 per day of eight hours should be paid to all cabinetmakers, upholster ers, frame mak< rs, carv< rs, polls! • rs an 1 turners. The most important action of the con vention of street railway employes was the adoption of Preskb nt Mahon’s sug gestion favoring a weekly assessment for a defense fund. The office of secretary was abolished, and that work "ill Ini' after be attended to by the president. Mahon will represent the union at convention of the American h iil" i> Union. Grand Rapids Olich.) printers have adopted the percentage system of collect ing dues. A scale for proofreaders was adopted, which provides that eight hours shall be a day. with the exception of one day each week, which shall be twelve hours $2 30 per day. six days to be a " k. to go’ into effect June G. The scale de sired by the stereotypers was adopted, to go into effect Jure «. It provide s a uniform rate of $3.33 1-3 per d iv or night. FAIRMONT INDUSTRIAL FAIRMONT. W. Va., May 15.-Thcre is little improvement in the coal business in this section, altough things look a lit tle brighter at Monongah. Several Cor. nellsville coke men were in town Thursday and Friday and we learn that new eok< ovens are constantly being fired there. The shipments there for l ist «• • k aggr. - gated f.,297 cars, and were distributed as follows: To Pittsburgh. 2.72) cars: to points west of Pittsburgh. 2,319: to points eam of Connellsvir.e. 1.249. They report this an increase of nearly :w cars over th» week before. The H. C. Frick Co., of Connellsville. have altogether 1S.11, over.. I 10.219 of which are working, the es ima>cd ■ production of them for last week being , iar,680 tons. The working time ir. that ro ! gion averaged a fraction more than five I days last. week. Although this report , is not so bad, it Is not as bright as it might bo. At Barnesvlllo we had seven hours a day last week, or as Rood a time as they made. Monongah and other places make less time. In most of the smaller mints on the M. R.f they are do ing absolutely nothing. STEUBENVILLE INDUSTRIAL. St< ubenville, Ohio, May 15.—John Branngan. John Malone, Thomas Bates, Wm. ami Ed. Burnett and Owen Conroy are home from Montreal, where they have been working in the Old Dominion Glass Works. Henry Schnelbach is ox peeled homo Sunday. Joseph Payette, who took a crowd of non-union molders from this place to Portsmouth to break a strike at the Ohio Stove Foundry, was pretty badly used up there Thursday by the striking workmen, who are out against a 25 per cent, reduction. The buildings for Ballentynes Clay Grinding Plant, at New Cumberland, are completed, and the works are in operation. The plant lias a capacity of 100-tons per day, and as orders are com ing in encouragingly, the prospects of running full time, are good. Knowles, Taylor & Knowles will more than double the capacity of thrii sewer pipe works, by the erection of another plant with twenty kilns, mak ing thirty-eight kilns in all. BEN WOOD. Mrs. David Hare, of Steubenville, was visiting her parents of this citj last week. , .. Knights of St. John. Commandery No. 231 will give a reception and a dance May 31st. „ t . Mrs. M. Yancuren was the guest of friends in Moundsville last week. Ben Erwin, of New York, was a visi tor here the past week. Dr J \llev will leave the first of the week to attend the State Medical Soci ety at Charleston. Memorial services of the Jr. o l . A. M will lie held at the M. E. church Sunday May 23d. Rev. J. S. Robinson will conduct the services. Sanford Edwards spent a few days at Moundsville last week. Rev. C. L. Boecele. pastor of the Lu theran church, was agreeably surprised \Y< dnesday evening by a number of his friends. The affair was in honor of his birthday anniversary. The evening was spent very pleasantly and an ele gant supper was enjoyed. The Benwood athletic club, known as the Crescent Association, will give a prtvate hop on Tuesday evening. May ISth. Music by Prof. A. Altmeyer. Mr. and Mrs. John Cunningham, of Irwin. Pa., are visiting their daughter. Mrs George Kimpton of Main street. Miss Belle Martin, of Moundsville, was a guest of friends here last week. The first picnic of the season is to be 1 given by the Caeeilta Frauneverein, ai 1 Whiteman’s Grove, on June 12th. The Lorena Mandolin and Guitar i flub gave a dance last night in l pper Rpnwnod. William Flatten is home from Sis trrsville spending a few days wi:h rela tivos. . Dell Fatton and his friend. William McCracken, of Shepherdstown. Ohio v-ere calling on the Misses Sarah and Nora Serig last week. Miss Mollie Duran, an accomplished young lady of Latrobe. Fa., is here on a Frank Oergharitv and Luke Garvey have returned from Sistersville. Thomas McMillan was at West Alex ander. Fa., for a few days last week. Thomas Allen, of Benwood. has sol1 his saloon to Moundsville parties. Thomas Landing, who has been at - i Boston. Mass., for several years, and liis parents did not know < f his where abouts, has returned to his old home. Mrs. Louis Geogeline entertained a. nr rry party of her friends Friday night i at her residence on Main stret. Miss Lucy Woods and Mr. Spencer 1 Bissoff were married Tuesday evening by Rev. Mr. Davis, of Hogg’s Run. Miss Katie Higgins was the guest of Wheeling friendj the past week. Pt-ter Joyce an* Joe Manley attended the Wallace dr; e at Moundsville Tuesday. John Doyle has arrived from New Martinsville on a business trip. Rooms No. 1 and 2. of the Ben wood public school, will give an entertain ment Friday afternoon. May 21st. David Hare, of Steubenville, stopped to see his old frit nds in the city last ! week. James Higgins has returned from j Sistersville. W. Va. i Mrs. Kay Lyon, of Portland Station, is visiting in this place. The A. O. F. W. Lodge of this place entertained the Moundsville and \\ heel ing Lodges Thursday evening at their hall, and also initiated several new memb rs. Luncheon was served at midnight. John Mealy, of Huntington. W. Va., | is vTiting relatives and friends here. Mr. and Mrs. Dr. Warden and family, of Grafton, who have been visiting the family of A. L. Pelley. left a few days ago to visit Mr. Dr. Warden’s parents, of Middlehourne. W. Va. Mis- Kathleen Deitenberg, of Bellaire, , spent Thursday with her aunt, Mrs. j Charles McGee. Miss .Julia Kennedy is the guest of her sister. Mrs. Gilbert McCulley, of Elm Grove. The wedding of two well knowr voting l’i nwooil people took place Thur '! i\ evening at the German Lutheran parson age. Wylie Watkins, an employe e.r U.o Wheeling steel works, was united Ir n: r riage to Miss 1). nrietta Wlrzenreid. The eeremony was performed by Urv. r. I. ; Bo. eb . The affair was k-id quiet and was known only to a f* w friends. Mirim 1 Joyce, of Bellaire. w ts In town y. sterday. Open ears have been brought out or tho Moundsville line. The Wheeling st.el works • -unv - Mon day and the skelp mill on '1 . >'■ -v. Ethel, a youne r J * ••'> MU* baugh. of Main street. died >' r*».iy morning. f'A.M KHOX. CAMKUOX, \Y \ May 15—J. M. El liott. who r.- • t"!y moved to Wayne: - 1 burp, was In town I tiday. H f.: Kim d . 1 In- mother. Mrs. \Ym. Kira aid. were visiting the latter's brother. \Yrn Xi-hois. las? Thursday, at his horn- ii ?;■ •> n county. Pa. Mr. Xu h ols is ii very poor health. * M I. !!• tied* nn. of the South Penn Oil I fompii v. was In Wheeling on business * Thursday. P A. Reynolds has purchased the har ,,.s jnakinp establishment of fb*orpe Huph's, aid bus taken charge of the shop himself. I>r T. Pary stopped off h-re on his r. r rn from an extended busin* s and jd asure trip throuph the \Y*-t. Me re i turned to ld‘ home at AlU-ppo, Green county. Pa.. Friday. J. S. Evans, the popular ltv. ryman, nude a business trip throuph Green coun ty yesterday. \y, forgot to mention in our las* letter : the de ith and fun-mi of Mrs. Matilda <’ o>\ who died here last Tuesday morning. She was or.r of »hc oldest citizens of the town and had been blind for some time. Her remains were laid to rest in the ' amoron r<1i g |>!.i< <■ by a hi’ “f I" n* children. , CIRCUIT ( RT. Little Done in Thin I rlbunal, Yes terday. Tin re was very 1, 1 ■ la t'.• Cir* cult Court yesterday ai.d 1 • r<l'c < n* tt red w< re of Friday. In tlif case of <!ei>r. I! I! Co, k 'irn v, .1, III; l>. Maxwell. II w t r< i">rt id Sale and ordt'T of db ' • >' In the ear-, of St.I' . c ' C.oc/.e, the mandate of tin S . ■ n ' t.i. altiriii, ing the deeisioti of t . cir • court, ..s regards the tuicoi .• >t 1 ■» cl. gar. tt' law. v ■ rc-otiL CRIMINAL CO r. The llindnc** Tranvieted !’■' "'the .f n it u * ■ lilt'll*. ir*l. 1 14 In tin* case of Si ; ,n ihc't and John Mill. r. th- • ■ " l'1, s °l guilty to I" lit lat »' nte t * tint :n. rt in the .. • .. ' III the ease Of S indictments, there w r br th. ;.tid li i;!* SC? s< d. Court adjouri ■ <1 .u> ' ' ' ' ..--r DOLLARS • SAVED ARK DOLLARS 'MU. Well, that Is wh .' for the people. H , $1 00 to fl 3o on • r> ifni| i Hs th> m. If you <lo ( . 4 to our More and w • « ., The Roods wi- 1> • manufacture of 'I mu itiR daily, and th* was ever in thi <-it> A ',lliv ., the way we ar* .lit! of j). opio the li n the low pri<'-8 w v r i"l l.adii s and R- ’>» • • , . ,,f .; „ study. Ci tit?’ Si • • - | latest to. >. Whirl > ’ . i | I I’li-aso lak" not ■ • . , ^mitl* you buy < ls< w i ■. . p. fore, i.tl V! ''tit ■ of Wt* buy Sll< i jju! ,r pushed to tl"- v i,ni* manufacture c<e Shoes that w>- . [,,• Cents’ Shoe* in ,,, lll(1j. toes, whir- , ? $1 i.., we will i t ail. l b" ’ : t* I, ; 1;■ f I Ki ! Si:- - i? va I .4 $1 .Vi. Abo oxi fl 4). of wi. ■ ■ i !. ; .t factory i*rlc- I- s . >* a im fron > tan and black, * ^ , some* wi i sell for V* , ,... |q thi! R a liOUt o.J. ‘ i Ml -3 . will rpritlR -slottl• u .. '• off-r f-»r tin- r . , w!tl* will. We Will this suit, a- t! \V h II Rtiarantee n Hoys’ Suits f' ,rk r- w Cents' line , v.fl SuIt, which I will offer for ■ in not It Is natural f' ■ w iioupht ]i Hi • »' ’! -V '■ w* in . I <• m* an by und part* forced sale. ' -t bar ni nt. \V< at ird »»[■ Rains in Hu- -ft ‘"d fdfC 11 of the 1- a ' 1 * '0. Hats that a: ' hayo ■>v i II about 500 pair ." . i aro close out nt ■ worth $1 3b. ‘r - a con* Thankinr rod tlnuance of th ,r» , ja( :,,D:„.c n; ',1;'