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
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 «
! 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.#
(LIKE CCT) Z
Three piece, large Bed, 14x22 mirror
Dresser, splasher back of Wash Stand, ^
K $20.00 SUITE S
. INDUSTRIAL WORLD, j
^CAL AND TELEGRAPHIC LABOR NEWS. !jj
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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.
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. 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
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
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
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
Bricklayers' and Masons' International
Union has 2S.OOO members in 31". locals,
and nearly $1,000,000 in the combined treas
Norwich Typographical Union recently
celebrated its thirty-first anniversary.
Every office in the city observes union
At Brooklyn 300 shooworkers won a
strike after being idle twelve weeks. Ob
noxious boss was fired and wages in
The member? of the Architectural
Workers’ Progressive Union employed in
a Brooklyn factory have gained a nine
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< -
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
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>
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. 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.
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
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.
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
William Flatten is home from Sis
trrsville spending a few days wi:h rela
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
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 !
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
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
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
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
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
P A. Reynolds has purchased the har
,,.s jnakinp establishment of fb*orpe
Huph's, aid bus taken charge of the
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
\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*
CIRCUIT ( RT.
Little Done in Thin I rlbunal, Yes
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*
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’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*
Shoes that w>- . [,,•
Cents’ Shoe* in ,,, lll(1j.
toes, whir- , ?
$1 i.., we will i
t ail. l b" ’ : t* I, ; 1;■
I Ki ! Si:- - i?
va I .4
$1 .Vi. Abo oxi fl 4).
of wi. ■ ■ i !.
factory i*rlc- I- s . >* a im
tan and black, * ^ , some*
wi i sell for V* , ,... |q
thi! R a liOUt o.J. ‘ i Ml -3
rpritlR -slottl• u .. '•
off-r f-»r tin- r . , w!tl*
will. We Will
this suit, a- t! \V h II
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*
tlnuance of th ,r» ,
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