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_L* Mrs. Brown—Good bye, Mis^o Johnson, come soon ag'n, an’ bring yo’ dinner wif yo’. MARIETTA. J Marietta, 0., July 24.—Mr. and Mrs. J Ralph E. Race left to-day for St. Louis, and Carthage, Mo., and will visit friends in these cities for several weeks. Mr. Charles Jones left this evening on a trip to Cincinnati. Mrs. E. R. Dale and son Harold will spend the remainder of the summer on Mr Dale’s farm at Joy. O. Mrs. W. P. Mason has returned j home from Stafford. Monroe county, ! where she had been visiting friends : and relatives for several weeks. Mrs. Cynthia Arendt left Friday for • Caldwell, where she will visit friends, j Prof. Howard Dickinson, of Hat- i field. Mass., is visiting relatives in Marietta for a few days. Mr. Douglass Pearce has returned ^horae from Portsbouth, Va., much im proved in health. Miss Bessie McKenna is the guest of | her aunt, Mrs. Ed. Moore, at Williams town. Evangelist H. F. MacLane. cf Cin cinnati, is in the city and will begin to-morrow a series of meetings with a view to organizing a congregation of the Church of Christ here. ' Mr. and Mrs. B. E. Stoehr left to day for Cincinnati and Chicago on a visit to friends. Mr. and Mrs. B. F. Strecker left Thursday for Berkeley Springs, where they will enjoy an outing of several weeks. Mr. C. C. Loomis, who spent several days here with his son Jndse W. B. Loomis, left Tht city. Mr. TV>ry Mooi dianapolis. Ind., and relatives in Misses T rgan Strecker left Th »or the M. E. pifitv. . returned weeks at j Tartin. of Caldwell, la sister, Mrs. Charles j V. Powell, who wi'h her 19 been spending several larietta. left to-day for her | /Allegheny. Pa. Josie Kennedy, of Sistersville, ! nest of Mi-s Helen Crickard. William Sayre, Mrs. George I -v, r - V Miss Serena V. . ' ■ '! - . ^IHSurae Wendelken ami Mis* I aura ^bfeister left Thursday afternoon for ’ Asbury Park and Atlantic City, whera , they will spend several weeks. Miss Lillian Barrett, of St. Louis, is the guest of Miss Marie Buell, of Fourth street. Mr. Gustav Kaiser is spending sev eral days visiting friends in Chicago. 1 Mr. Henry «Albrecht. of Cincinnati, spent the week in Marietta visiting relatives and friends. Miss Emma Best left" Thursday for \ Whipple to visit trends. Mrs. Deane Rceser has returned home from Ironion. where she spent a j month visiting relatives. Mrs. J. B. Haight has returned home from a visit to Cincinnati. accompan ied by her daughter, Mrs. T. G. Sel lew. Mrs. Ed. Preeton. of Parkersburg, has been visiting her mother. Mrs. Van Bergen, of this city. A good many wheelmen will take advantage of the cheap rates to b^ given by the Ohio River railroad to Wheeling and return. $1.50, on account of the race meet to he given by the Carroll Club Cyclers, on the Wheeling Fair grounds, on the 2!>th in°t. Tick- , ets wiTl be good to return on the 31st. ■ . -o PIEDMONT. PIEDMONT. W. V.V.. July 24.—Ml*a Marguerttte Strlte. of Gr en Castle, Pa., Is the guest of Miss Nettie t ook. Miss Gertie Hayman. of Kine*ton. Md., i has returned home after spending a few weeks with Miss May Moot. Messrs. George Ravenscrnft and Harry Smith haw returned home from Baltimore where they received th» Pasteur treatment Mr. Will Hill left Wednesday for At lantic City. Mr. IX C. Courtney, cf Cumberland, was here Thursday on ralircad business. Miss Anna Ault has returned from a visit with Pittsburg friends. Miss Nellie Mansfie’d has returned home from Wheeling wh^re she was visiting re latives. Miss Winters, of Washington. P C.. is visiting her uncle. Mr. P. n. Phleeger. Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Swartz and son. P of Washington, D. C., are visiting Mr. P. J. Roger*. Miss Minnie WadJIIl. of Richmond. Va., : Is visiting Mrs. Oscar Shuitice. Misses Bliss, Miss Sterling and Miss Thompson, a bevy of Southern beauties, } are the guests of Mr. David Luke. Mrs. Wm. Summons spent part of this week in Lonaconing. Md. Mr. Xatley Barnard, who recently ’ost 1 his mind, was taken to a Cumberland j asylum this week. Miss Frances Partridge, of Parkersburg I has returned home. Division Engineer Hall, of G-aft.on, was fcere Friday ^Cards are out announcing th? approach- 1 wedding of Mr* H..rry P Iclty, and Miss Edith Tur ind. The wedding will Wednesday morning h, Cumberland. W. J. Tierney, of Tho ding a few days with PALATINE. Palatine, W. Va.. July 24.—Miss J Georgia Tnorne, of Ciarksburg. is visit ing her gran ipartcis, Mr. and Mrs. Ed. Watkins, near town. Mrs. h. E. Harr has been very sick j thi3 wetk. Mr. Janies Hess and children are the guestsjof friends and relatives at Fair view. I Mrs.Vjhn Leonard and little daugh ter, Margaret, of Pittsburg, are the guests eiVlr. and Mrs. Ed. Dodd. Mrs. Jar*s B. Watkins and two sons, Elmer andmv alter, of Buekhannon, are eyiami’.y of Mr. and Mrs. Ed. WatkinsyUns week. Thomas Kuye and wife moved to Union town, 1’a.ylust Monday, where they will r side. Mrs. Harvey Viinata, • A Ui>s place is improving, after a^aBa-HAf fever. Mrs. Eu. Dodd whj^ias tvn visiting relatives near Pittsfoarg foMihe past six weeks, returne^ to her l*me last Saturday. >* Ikiuiel Jachrjjp, of Fetterman.Nvas. the guest of hij®aught=r. Mrs. Samuel Lambert, last^Priday aud Saturday. Clarence ^pjvon is very sick at the home of his^prents, Mr. and Mrs. F. A. Wlison, w^H^ever. *'***-« ' v »» Ui UlUllUU^ lO IMV guest oynpi uncks, Perry and James Skale.^ffhis week. PatjPi dds. of Clarksburg, was in towr^Ks Sunday, the guest of his moAr, Mrs. E. A. Wilson. -^pS. Cramford Shaw and children, ''JW'vere visiting friends at Fetterman ilr^some time, returned home last rMlss Kate McDonald, of Fairmont, was the guest of Miss Jessie Dick, Tuesday. Miss Manda Robinson is the guest of H r mother, Mrs. Jennie Tates, of Man n>ngton., Mrs. A. K. Frankinberry and child ren who have been visiting at Union town, Pa., returned to their home in this place Wednesday. J. A. Swiger and family returned last Saturday from Wheeling, after a visit cf several weeks with relatives and friends. Miss Lou Gould is the guest of friends in Mar.nington this week. Miss Grace Swindler of this place is visiting relatives near Morgantown. Rev. R. F. Rogers and wife are this week visiting friends near Hopewell Church. -o PARKERSBURG. Parkersburg, W. Ya.. July 24.—Miss Man- Murdoch expects to leave in a short time for a couple weeks’ stay at Oakland, Md. Miss Zakina Archer left early in the week for Washington, D. C., to spend some time the guest of friends. Hon. and Mrs. Walter Pendleton, of Spencer, were gues.s cf Dr. and Mrs. j W. W. Monroe during the week, hav ing come to attend the marriage of Mrs. Pendleton’s brother, Charles Monroe, ar.u Miss Florence Scrogin. which occurred at the home of the i>ride’s parents. Tuesday evening. A great many relatives and friends cf the contracting parties were guests at the wedding. The comfortable home of Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Scrogin was beau tifully decorated in honor of the occa sion; after the ceremony was per formed an elegant supper was served. Mr. and Mrs. Monrue departed the same evening fer Niagara Falls and a tour cf the Great Lakes, followed by j the best wi hes of a score of friends. Mrs. A. D. Fellett and children, of Marietta, were guests of relatives here early iu the week, on their return home fr ra Hot Springs, Ark., where they have been for several weeks. Mrs. 11. l. Frotzman, v.*no nas neon quite ill i‘ r several w eeks, is conva lescent and will leave with her hus band. to make a tour of the Great I^akcs as socn as she gains sufficient j strength for the trip. Mr. B. S. Pep? nude a business trip to Pittsburg the early part of the j week. Mis? Jessie Paden is spending some ] time with friends in Clarksburg. Frank Carney, cf Kansas City, is j visiting Miss Ellen Hopkins, on Sev- j enth street. W. E. Swan, of the M. E. Times, left 1 Tuesday, to join the newspaper excur- j siou to Nashvi!ie. Deputy U. S. Marshal C. A. Stalna- j ker left Thursday for the Hast, on effl- ! rial business. Among those from our city who left for Atlantic City on Thursday were j Mr. yrd Mrs. Fred. Rich. Mrs. W. D. : Patten. Mrs. J. M. Jackson. Jr., and j two children. Mrs. S. V. Wilcox and j Mia? Blanche Dellicker. Mr. and Mrs. John Mitchell returned J -arly in the w'eek frem Vincent. Ohio. ! where they spent several days visiting | friends. Mrs. G. W. Thompson has returned from the west, accompanied by her daughter. Mrs. Walter Cash, of Colo rado Spring?, who will be her guest for some time. Mrs. Thompson's son, George, who attends school near Wash ington. D. C.. is also home for his summer vacation. Mrs. John T. Harris i? visiting her mother. Mrs. Jane Lazier, in Morgan town. Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Rector, of New York City, are visiting the latter’s mother. Mrs. Thompson Leach, cf Thirteenth street. Mr. Joe Keilar is at home from a pleasant stay at Webster Springs. I Senator and Mrs. J. N. Camden and ; General and Mrs. B. D. Spillman have returned from quite a while spent at Mrs. Sue Linton and children, who have been the guests of Mr. and Mrs. W. P, Rathbone, for several weeks, have departed for their home in Kan sas City. Mrs. E. L. Kent, of Philadelphia, ar rived here early in the week, accom panied by her son, Mr. E. C. Kent, trom California, where she has spent the past year. Mrs. Kent was called by the critical illness of her sister, Mrs. C. V. Ward, and is the guest of Mr. A. B. White and family. Cashier Gilkenson has returned from Virginia, where he was called on ac count of his little son’s illness, whom he reports slightly improved. Mrs. J. D. Giburn has returned to her heme in Washington, Pa., after a short time ?p*nt with her husband here. Mrs. M. L. Murphy, Miss Snodgrass, Miss Clara Denning, Miss Juliette Snodgrass and Talbert Hiteshew were guests of Mr. Ed. Wilson at his hotel at McFarlan several days, recently. Miss Katherine Peard and Miss 01 iie Smith left several days ago for a visit with friends in Wheeling and Washington, Pa. Hoxie Moffett, who i3 connected with the Standard Oil Company, at Whiting, Ind., is here the guest of his parents, Col. anti Mrs. Mofiett. Miss Alice Wetherell is at Mountain Lake Park, where she expects to re main for a month. Misses Carrie Laymand and Emma Peter3 are visiting'friends in Cumber land, Md. Mrs. Skinner, of Cincinnati, is in the city, the guest cf relatives and friends. Mrs. Sn\all will leave shortly for the mountains, to spend some time. Mrs. Win. Mitchell and Mrs. Dr. Frame and children are sojourning at Coolville, where Mrs. Mitchell has a cottage. They expect to stay a month. Dr. E. W. Rowe, late Superintendent of the Second Hospital for the Insane, at Spencer, has concluded to locate in this city and will practice his profes sion here. Miss Anna Dils has returned irom a short visit at Berae.ey Springs. Mrs. E. E. Schirmer and son Lewis, are sojourning at ML Lake Park, Md. Philip S. Turner ueparted this week for a month's visit at his home in Virginia. Mrs. W. D. Padcn and little daugh ter, Nina, Miss Belle Clemens and Miss Harriet Van Winkle are spending a few weeks at Webster Springs. Mrs. H. C. Jameson left yesterday for an extended visit in St. Albans. Vt. T. W. Johnson, a New York news paper man, spent the past week with friends in the city. Arthur Hilliard, U. S. N., Is spending his furlough with relatives here. Miss Lillie Claig, of Cincinnati, i3 visiting at the home of her uncle, Mr. Attorney J. A. A. Vandall, of Spen cer; Squire Vernon, of Elizabeth; War ren McCreary, of Pittsburg; W. H. Wotring and H. L. Campbell, of Wheeling; Rev. S. F. McClung, of Ra vensweed: W. B. McGregor, Hebron; J. A. Calf un, cf Pittsburg, and Sher iff D. B. Patton, of Ritchie county, were among the prominent business men in the city during the week. The Ohio River railroad will give ex cursion rates of $1.59 to Wheeling aud return, good returning July 31st, on account of the race meet to be given on the 29th ir.st., at the Wheeling Fair Grounds by the Carroll Club Cyclers. A good many wheelmen will take ad vantage of the cheap rates. MO UN DS VILLE. Friem’l Cox and family lea :e to-day for an extended summer outing in the mountains. During their stay they will visit Beverly, Cumberland. Elkins, and other points along the West Vir ginia Central railroad. Geo. A. Jones has moved his justice office to the Matthews building on Seventh street. Mrs. Bristor and children, of New Brighton, who have been visiting the family of A. M. Hays, on Seventh street, left Friday for Pleasant Valley, where they will be the guests of Dr. I. N. Houstan and family for some time. Misses Ethel and Genevieve Ewing have returned to their home at Death* erwood, after a pleasant visit with the Misses Ewing on Third street. Miss Nettie McCkmkey entertained about thirty-five of her young friends at her home on Purdy avenue, last Wednesday evening, in honor of Miss Anna Adelson ,of Grafton, who has been her guest for some time, and who will depart for her home to-day. Miss Etta Weaver and Miss Lottie Hunter assisted in receiving the guests, and the evening was pleasantly passed in a social way.. At the proper hour an invitation to the dining room showed a plentiful collation of appetizing re freshments. to which all present did ample justice. Miss Adleson is a very pleasant young lady and will be great ly missed by theso who have had the pleasure cf forming her acquaintance. Yesterday was pay day at the Glen dale coal works aud the mines at this place. Yesterday forenoon as a young lady was riding"(town street on her bicycle a produce wagon turned across the street in front of her, running her wheel into the curb, ^e was thrown to the pavement with considerable force and received a number of scratches about the side of her Lei. The young lady’s name could not be learned, but she is visiting friends in Glendale. Yesterday afternoon Mayor Purdy disposed of a number of the cases pending before him. the defendants be ing charged with the illegal sale of intoxicating liquor. The eases are known as the Beer Club ease.- the de fendants claiming that they are mem bers of different clubs, duly organized, adopted constitution and by-laws, the liquor being purchased direct from the manufacturers, the defendants only acting in the capacity of butlers to see the proper distribution of the samejje tween the different members. The Mayer had associated with him Justice \V. C. Mann «n the trial of the cases, and both cf these gentlemen were of a different opinion, as will be seen from the fines assessed. In the case against Michael Callahan the defend ant was discharged, no case having been made agaipst him. Jas. K. P. Barker was fined $50 and costs, with a jail penalty of ten days added, with leave to take an appeal to the Circuit Court by filing bond within five days. A like sentence was imposed against John H. Schuihacher on the same charge. Both gentlemen say they in tend to carry their cases to the highest tribunals and test the club room sub terfuge. Georre Eryson was fined $ and costs for going in swimming at the wharf before sundown. • The Epworth League gave a lawn fete at the M. E. parsonage on Friday evening, which was well attended and a general good tinfe had by all pres ent A child of Newton Hagerman swal lowed a quantity of concentrated lye Friday night, and it was thought for a while that the injuries were of a serious nature. The most of the stuff stuck in the child’s mouth, burning it severely, but it is thought that none went down its throat. All of the Epworth Leaguers who | took in the excursion to Toronto have j returned home, with the exception of , James A. Sigafoose, who left them at Niagara Falls, and went to Albany, N. Y.. where he is visiting friends. j A marriage license was issued Fri- j day to Jerry Evans, aged 21. and Miss j Bettie Workman, aged 16, both of j Meighen, this county. i A little daughter cf Mr. and Mrs. S. H. Woodruff is lying seriously 111 with inflammation of the bowels at its pa- , rents’ home on Morton atenue. The Board of Directors of the Camp i Meeting Association held another meeting yesterday afternoon, getting ready for' the meetings to begin next month. , _ Josiah Sinclair, an attorney of Ben- | wood, was down to the county sea.t yesterday tr4nsacting important-busi- : ness. Rev F. Moataro Otsuba, of Tokio, Japan, will deliver a lecture on “The Empire of the Rising Sun, the Mikado, his people, their names and customs, Monday evening at the Court House. -o— LOOK before you— “Have you heard what happened to the Dollicum girls?” “What was it?” “They had seen photos cf actresses v. u the head stuck through a torn newspaper and were so delighted with the idea that they decided to get themselves taken the same way. They arranged it with the pho tographer. and the result wits a cjarmlng picture. They were very proud of it. and sent copies round to all their friends. “Well, what of that.’ “Onlv that they had chosen the adver tisement page of the newspaper, and un der their heads were the words, in big type our rants are Double-Seated. - SCHOOL ELECTION IN WASfHNG TONVILLE. ! The women of Washingtonyille, N. J., voted at the school meeting with surprising results recently. Washlng tcnville is a part of the schotu district of North Plainfield. Thejrfe are two fractions, one desiring a larger school house and the other preferring to re tain its present inadequate accommo dations. Constable George Stewart is the leader of the latter party. At the meeting he expected to have a major ity of the men with him. The oppo sition surprised him by bringing their wives. The law provides that women may vote on school appropriations, and a site for a new school was voted, worth |1,000 and it was decided to build a structure costing $2,000. Stew art and his friends were unable to bring in voters enough to defeat this action. Another meeting will be heid next week, at which the vote may be reconsidered. It is reported that every’ woman in the district will be on hand to vote, and there is some speculations as to whether the decisions to purchase a new site and build a new school house will be sustained. -o WOMEN AS INSPECTORS. The women who have been appoint ed by the Board of Education in New York City as chairmen of the Board of Inspeceors, are as follows: Mrs. Matil da Martin, Third District; Mrs. Henri etta Nevlan, First District; Mrs. Phyl lis Leveridge, Fifth District; Mrs. Minnie D. Louis. Nineteenth District; Mrs. Clara M. Williams, Twenty-fourth District; Mrs. T. J. Rush, Thirty-thin} District. Of the 174 inspectors, forty four of them are women. -o THE VERDICT “Won’t you try the chicken soup, Judge?” asked Mrs. Small of her board er, not noticing that he had gone be yond the soup stage in his dinner. “I have tried it madam.” replied the Judge. “The chicken has proved an 1 alibi.”—Truth.___ --— ” WANTED a model. cn ~r \ Customer—I want you to paint me a dollar bill. I want it for my show ctse. Artist—Um*er can you furnish me a model to work from__ ^•MIDSUMMER-1^ Muslin Underwear Sale! Elegant Full Fashioned well made and at about the cost ot the material. • --- Ladles* good Muslin Corset Covers, well made, hteh neck, sale price.7£ Ladies’ plain Cambric Corset Covers, square necks, sale price.. 12c 1 v . i ^ Fine Cambric Corset Covers, V neck, embroidery trimmed, at. Elegant Cambric Corset Covers,trimjned with Torchon Lace Insertion and Tucks, sale price... Indies’ choice Muslin Drawers, umbrella style. C-inch Cambric edged with 2-inch Torchon 1-ace; sale price.£ '^^B Ladies’ choice Muslin Drawers, umbrella style, trimmed with ruffle, in Eertion and Torchon Lace, at..^..‘.0 W[| Ladies’Cambric Drawers, umbrella style, 10-inch ruffle, trimmed with i fine Torchou Lace and Insertion; sale price. 'V^B Children’s Pants, with 1^-inch hems and three tucks; size No. 1.Tel Size No. ...uc ^ Ladies’ good Muslin Night Robes, trimmed with 3-inch Cambric Ruffle;^ p Sale price.. Laides’ choice Muslin Night Robes, trimmed with tucks, embroidery aniiQ insertion, that sold at 89 and 98c; sale price.i7t ladies’ Cambric Robes, Empire style, large collars, trimmed with Tor chon I-ace and Insertion, also Cambric Robes with solid yoke oirkg inserting and tucks, lace and insertion trinvned, I»rge sleeves. cxtrayQ^ wide, about 25 styles to select from; sale price. i Ladies’ choice Muslin Skirts, with 4-inch Cambric Ruffle and 3 tucks; 3 p sale price. OOv LadiesLadies’ choice Muslin Skirts, with 6-inch Cambrle Ruffle and 3pq tucks; sale price. tJsK/ \ A Ladies’ Fine Cambric Skirts. 18-inch Ruffle of Torchon Lace and lot | ^ P serting, 4 yards wide; sale price.» t Special clearance prices in our Dress and Wash Goods Departments during this sale. 'A. | - ~ - i 2Just what you’re] looking for. A ■ Folding Lawn: l Bench only * 94c. J Iron Beds, hard | white enamel finish, brass knobs on posts, \ all sizes, from ( j $4.25. nmanKS'dmvMi —----— m f does your wife know ABOUT THIS \ FURNITURE SALE! v i Does she know that there won’t be another chance for such j £ a saviniT for a whole year ? July and August are our house* |j cleaning months. It is the time when we clear these five p floors of every odd piece of Furniture and every short \ length of Carpet. We are glad to lose a little money on \ these things in order to get our stock ready for Fall. This \ money-losing sale began last Monday, and had tne effect \ of turning midsummer dullness into the liveliest kind of selling Not onlv are our prices below actual factory tUM, but we are glad to give you all the time you need in which to j pay the bill. \ Your Credit Is Good.; ! 'v ^rjarjarjmm<sr HWWWWWwwRaij During July and August vvc will close at 6 p. m., ; excepting Monday evenings, 8 p. m., and Saturday evenings, 11 p. m. _ __~ ^ AT X? .XT IKiSWA i OdLdL- 1 BEDROOM SUITES, 8 PARLOR SUITES, V # HALL RACKS, I SIDEBOARDS, I MATTINGS, I CARPETS, ! RUGS, &c., i AT LESS THAN FACTORY a COST AND ON CREDIT I i I ___J BABY CARIES. Only a few We are clcsi them out, fro $2.1 i The H. & H. Cleanable $ Solid Ask Refrigera . tors are the best. Solid J bronze hardware, < hand-carved panels, J ball-bearing self-Te $ taining castor, perfect ■ : - 3 u l a tion, extra :y lid, from 9.75. -ICC?