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Of the Great Cut
Price B^K^in House
in the ci^V
Onward workers. Is gleaming,
Dawns the day of^Lntc's death;
Dauer's prices lift tnMSloaming.
Tardy tradesmen, isl your breath.
3° Leather p'v.ket\ook*.15c
Lot Sc good Tape VestJ..10c
• Pot^** Brushed.15c
Lot Sc Seamless Fine sKoks.10c
Lot 13c Seamless Fast Black Socks. 3
Pair for.4.Sc
Ljt jOc Fine Shirt Waists!!!!!.....25c
Lft 3c Fine Shirt WatRts.>.33c
14>t |1 00 Fine Shirt Waists.49c
Men s 75c Laundried Shirts.38c
Men s $l 00 Laundried Shirts.50c
Men a »0c Laundered Shirts.25c
Men s 50c Good XXX Working Shirts..25c
Men s 50c Balbrlggan Underwear.25c
Boys' Waists 15c. 18c. 23c. 25c.
Boys' Fine Caps 10c 15c. 19c.
Straw Hats. 5c. 10c. 15c. 19c. 25c.
Sample Wrappers 50c. 69c. 75c, 89c.
Mothers, fathers, sisters and brothers
come to the Racket and get your soap.
Lace. Buttons. Kid Curlers. Perfumes,
press Shields. Garter Web. Embroideries.
Handkerchiefs. Veiling.
Big lot Ladles* 25c Shirt Waist sets....5c
>ew Collars and Cuffs.
Men’s Kangaroo 83 00 Shoes.81 30
Men s Calf 12 00 Shoes. 1 1*
Men's Buff and Calf 81 75 Shoes. 1 '*>
’ Men's good Working Shoes, S9c, 96c,
i 81 18. 81 25.
Ladies' 84 00 New Green Shoe. A
beauty .*19*
Ladles' 84 00 New Tan Shoe. A
beauty .1 98
12 50 Fine Hand Turned Tip Shoes— 1 65
82 00 Fine Hand Turned Tip Shoes— 1 4S
81 75 Extra Good Shoes. 1 IS
Misses* Shoes, a bargain . 59c
Childrens' Shoes 15c, 19c, 25c up.
Mar Big values all week in Men's Fine
Suits, boys' Fine Suits, youth's Fine Suits
*nd boys’ Knee Pants.
Men's Pants 50c. 75c. 89c to 83 50.
Bargains all over the house.
One hundred miles from here can’t pro
duce as fine or as good a line in prices and
Quality, of shoes, clothing, shirt waists,
dresses, dry goods, ladies' and gent’s fur
nishings. A bargain store, every day
prices, every day business, modern up-to
date. In touch with the times and people.
First class bargain store, expert sales
people, courteous attention, prompt de
livery every article a bargain, save your
money. Please call again at
fcaata and Sia^pd By
—Congress Adjourns.
Dii, D. C., July 24.—At
fnate to-day adopted the con
tort tin the tariff bill, and an
Ter the President signed the
fe. making it the law of the land.
fter the passage of the bi"- the
(sident sent in a message suggesting
-bonetary commission.
r The message was read and Congress
at 9 o’clock adjourned, the message
being received ahd filed.
The final vote on the tariff bill was:
Yeas—Aldrich. Allison. Baker. Bur
rows. Carter. Clark. Davis. Deboe. Elk
ins Fairbanks. Foraker, Frye. Galltn
eer Gear. Hale. Har.sbrough, Hawley.
Hoar. Jones (Nevada), Lodge. McBride.
McEnery. McMillan, Mason. Morrill,
Nelson Penrose. Perkins. Platt (Conn.),
Platt (N. Y.). Pritchard. Proctor,
nnav Sewell. Sboup. Spooner. Stewart.
Ston. Warren. We.morc-10
Navs—Bacon. Bate. Berry. Caffery.
Chilton, Clay. Cockrell. Daniel Faulk
ner orraan. Harris. Jones (Ark.). Lind
":■ Mallory. Martin. Mill., Mitchell.
Morgan Murphy. Pasco. Pettus. Roach.
Smith Tillman. Turley. Turner. Turple.
Vest Walthall. White-30.
The following pairs were announced,
the first for and the last against t..e
^Chandler with Cannon; Cullom with
Gr* Wolcott with George; Hanna
with Rawlins; Wellington with Mc
I^urin: Mantle v.»th Kenney; Wilson
with Heitfeld. . .
Mr Hanna voted first under the im
pression that Mr. Rawlins with whom
he was paired was present, and learn
ing of his absence withdrew his vote.
The following Senators were present
and did not vote:
Allen. Butler. Teller.
Two Senators. Kyle and Pettigrew,
ware absent and not paired.
Wil th<1 Uldwt Man m C.b.11 County and
Quite Wealthy,
ftneclal to the Register.
Huntington. W'. Va.. July 24.-Wm.
Biggs d?ed bere to-day aged 97. He
was the oldest man in the county and
a large estate. He was a direc
/ 68 In the C & I- railroad in Ken
/ mcky and was a large stockholder in
f lul ‘iron and steel furnaces at Ash- |
th , kv and Ironton. O. He also
founded the Biggs House at Ports
mouth and in 1837 was married to
SfBs Lu?v Davis, sister of Col. W .i.
Davis, of Greenbrier county, this Sta^e.
pedal to the. Register. *
Charleston. W. Va.. July 24|_The
JSSSf of State has issued a »ertifl
ate of Incorporation to the S*andard
llnum Reduction Comply, 0f
leston. W. author
capital of $5,000,000. P&e com.
r is organized fcr Lirpose of
ifacture of me' ■ tiuminum.
Incorporators ;ew Sou
. R J. Whltne; Brothers.
Drri*, ■“-it.
is extremely refreshing in these days
when strife and contention are ram
pant. that thers is nothin* of the
kind to be noticed in the oil coun
try. and in fact. It is somethin* that
has never been known in the petro
leum producing fields of the United Stales;
and all despite the fact that the majority
of the territory in the producing fields is
controlled by the greatest trust lr. these
days of trusts—the Standard Oil Co
This trust has the least troubles with It s
employes of any of the great corporations
which employ labor, either common or
skilled. In fact a colony of peop’e who
are In the employ of this great octopus
which has the reputation of grinTng like
the mills of the gods, exceedingly fine,
when an enemy Is caught in the grasp of
any of the many strong tentacles which
are constantly reaching out. a3 many
have found out to their sorrow-will live
in peace and quietness and it will seem
like the much vaunted Utopia in which
each man is hts own master and has but
to will It to receive his own remuneration
and reward.
During the thirty odd years which ihe
great Standard has been doing business
there has never even been so much as the
suspicion of a strike or a lockout. The
whole secret of the success of this com
pany In this respect, and a policy which 3
great many of the concerns now enjoying
the luxury of a strike, in other lines ft
business, might copy Is \hat the men and
women—for there are a few of the femi
nine gender making their living by dail>
toll for this gigantic corporation—is that
they are paid living wages In all branches
of the business and that true worth and
not favoriteism. Is the prime cause of ad
This great company emoraces au
branches of the oil business in its work-j
ings from the location of the spot on
which the well is to be drilled to the re
fining of the petroleum after it has been
taken to the refineries through all the
lines of the company, and In all of the
branches the highest wages are always
paid. Some of the men who are now in
the employ of this company as its highest
and most trusted officials, commenced at
the bottom of the ladder and by hard
work, perseverance and close application
to business, have risen *o the highest
point or position a*t.aln|ble. Among
these may be menti{y»ed Dan\0 Day, who
at this time Is a naihber of thtigreat com
mittee of five djA311 City. wRv practic
ally has full cJ^rge of the afTair^of the
corporation, ^mls man when he ewiered
the emplo* of the Standard was a raw
Irishman and commenced at the bottom,
and about the,’first work he did for the
great corporation of which he is now a
facter, was tHb laying of a piece of pipe
line in the earb- days of the petroleum in
dustry in the ^Pennsylvania fields in the
i v.cinlty of Oil City and Tidioute.
j Dan O'Day always was a hustler and
I his worth was soon noticed by those who
j were then in charge and it was but a
short time until he began to receive pro
motions and from being a common labor
er digging ditches at a couple of dollars a
day he has risen to the dignity of a posi
tion of one of the persons who direct the
affairs of the greatest monopoly on the
face of the earth. Another man who has
dorie practically the same thing is John
D. Archbold, who is first Vice President
of the Standard Oil Co. This man when
he entered the employ of this company
did so as a guager—one who Is employed
to go out in tae field and measure how
much oil the producer may have in his
tanks and turn the same into the pipe
lines of the company—and from that he
went steadily forward until he occupies
his present position.
Practically the same thing as has been
mentioned of the two men above might
be said of dozens of others who have
risen to positions of prominence in the em
ploy of this company.
The commonest labor performed for the
company pays $2 a day or at the very
least twenty-five per cent, more than lab
orers get at any other kind of business;
the men employed In laying the pipe on a
line or In connecting up on any of the
lints in the field receive on an average of
about 13 a day; guagers receive 590 a
month and are furnished with a hors©
free; telegraphers get from 590 to 5100 a
month and bookkeepers the same, while (
foremen and superintendents run all the !
way from 51.500 a year to 510,000. It is the i
I same all along the line ot persons em- ,
ployed in the different callings and there |
is not a single instance where the em- j
ployes do not get at the very least, twen
ty-five per cent, more for their labor than
persons of the same ability and in the j
same line of business get when employed i
by any other concern in the world. The
ability of a man working for the Stand
j ard Oil Co. is very rarely questioned for
the simple reason that it is a well known
fact that unless the person employed in
‘any capacity is not capable of doing the
i work properly his lease of life in the tm
I ploy of the company soon terminates.
In speaking again of the promotion of
I men by the great oil trust, of course there
are any amount of men In Its employ who
have the ability to hold better positions
i than they now occupy and yet they have
| not been pushed to the front for the sim
ple reason that all of the higher positions
I are occupied and there is nq room for
| them.
This plan of promoting employes to !
places of responsibility by the evidence (
i displayed of the amount of executive :
i ability possessed, coupled with the fact j
j that each man is treated as a human be- i
ing and a sovereign citizen of the great I
United States, and also that they receive j
first class remuneration for the labor per
formed, is the whole secret of the success |
of this great corporation.
Another of the many things which go
to make it, a pleasure to work for this
concern is the fact that there is not a man
in an executive position with the company
who is nJ a genial, pleasant, whole
souled ge#it m:in. ever ready to do all in
in his p<yer and also to interest the com
pany enlist its support in anything
.benefit to and better the
employes. Men. who.
i position of authority do
not know enough to treat those under
them in a human way are not wanted by
these people. As an instance of how soon
a man who is continually harping at and
causing dissession among the men under .
him is disposed of instances can be cited
in several cases but the following is one
in particular which at one time came un
der the writer’s immediate observation:
For a couple of days a foreman who had
charge of a gang laying a piece of pipe
line had been working his men very hard
in order to get the work done at a certain
time. On the afternoon of the second day
seeing the .work could be completed very
easily in the allotted time, and the weath
er being extremely sultry, he told his inen
to stop work for a few minutes and rest
under a large shade tree.
Just as the men had .gotten comfortably
settled and were resting Milcely the super
intendent of the district came along and
jumped onto the foreman and men. calling
them everything ima^iDaW* Ara~riQ«
them to go to work and finish laying the
line. That day the men had only taken
a few mlnutea to eat at noon and they
were entitled to the rest, but despite this
they uttered no protest and went to work
when the infuriated superintendent told
them. The Ipremgn of the gang knowing
he would be called for an explanation of
why the men were found Idle at such a
time on such an Important piece of work,
at once made out a report of the full
proceedings and sent It In to the general
office, where the matter was taken up and
completely Investigated, with the result
that the fresh superintendent was dis
missed and the humane foreman was
placed in his position in less than two
weeks afterwards.
The whole object In writing the article
has been to bring the facts mentioned
above to the attention of those who are
now suffering from the effect of the
strikes which are In vogue in all parts of
the country and to show them where and
how a great. In fact, the greatest corpor
ation in the world, gets away from these
perplexing obstacles in the channel of
business, and to show how nicely the
great trust with its family of more than
half a million bread winners gets along
wtthout the least friction.
St. Marv’s, W. Va., July 24.—The R.
G. Caldwell well on the B. F. Riggs
farm drilled into the pay sand Thurs
day evening, but are going deeper into
it. There are prospects of a good light
Col. J. F. Thompson, on the Cain
farm one and three-fourths miles from
town is down three hundred feet, and
scheduled for Monday or Tuesday in
the pay sand.
This well appears to be located with
reference to the E. W. Cook field of
shallow wells on French Creek, and
those best acquainted expect it to de
velop an extensive field.
The Permin Oil Company and W. A.
Wharton, on the Wagoner farm, on
Sugar creek, are making fair progress
and will be in the sand some time next
The attention of the oil circles seems
to be centered upon Wirt county and
great interest is manifested in the de
velopment in that county.
The Fisher Oil Company and Mr. J.
M. Ludwig, of Toledo, Ohio, are drill
ing a ■well on a block lying on the Lit
tle Kanawha, adjacent to Creston.
There seem9 to be an impression quite
general that the oil belt of Cornwal
lis and Cairo runs through Ruthford
and passes into Wirt county, between
the old Burning Springs and Straight
creek field.
This well is a matter of interest, as
it affords a good test of correctness of
this theory. Land throughout this
section for three miles on the east and
vrest of the location thereof is all un
der lease.
A well on the Debolt farm by a joint
stock company composed of Sisters
vifte parties on Middle Island Creek,
in fh$ ppper end of Pleasants county,
being regarded with much interest.
This well ^located on the Allen farms
and i9 about one-half mile northwest
; of those. The 'AHlen wells are fairly
good producers, naturally in the Big
1 Injun Sand, and it looks like the
chances are good for the discovery of
a pool of deep oil in this locality.
James Mooney Drops 360 Feet to the
Bottom of a Pennsylvania Mine.
Wilkesbarre, Pa., July 24.—James
Mooney, aged 60, fell down the shaft
of No. 2 mine at Plymouth, a distance
of 360 feet, and every bone in his body
was broken.
Friday Night’* Storm About Huntington
Caused Great l.oss.
Special to the Register.
Huntington. W. Va., July 24.—The
storm which passed over this section
last night was more severe than at first
reported, and reports of heavy damage
have been pouring in all afternoon.
As yet no telegraphic communication
can be had with points up the N. & W.
and not a word has been received here
to-day regarding the strike situation
up that line. Many washouts are re
ported and all trains are running late.
Trains on the C. & O. are also greatly
delayed owing" to washouts. Hay and
wheat that was stacked was blown
down, and this will result in heavy
loss. Tobacco crops are almost en
tirely ruined by hailstones, and half
the apples and peaches were threshed
from the trees. 0. B. Willey was
struck by a hailstone, cutting a big
gash in his head, which bled profusely.
The rainfall last pight was two and
one-eighth inches and all streams are
rising rapidly.
Secretary of Agriculture to Establish an
Experiment Station Up North.
Washington. July 24.—Secretary of
Agriculture Wilson believes that Con
gress at its next session will authorize
the establishment of an agricultural ex
periment station in Alaska. He said
to-day that he had no doubt the people
in some parts of Alaska would be able
to produce their own vegetables and to
some extent the cereals they will need.
The hardy class of animals, he said,
also could be grown there. The cattle
from the mountains of Scotland, he be
lieved. could be raised successfully in
Alaska, but so far as is known now the
mining regions in the vicinity of the
head waters of the Yukon river are
about a thousand miles away from any
part of Alaska in which agriculture
could be successfully pursued.
Much Misunderstanding of the Changes
About to be Made.
Washington, July 24.—It is said at
the State Department that considerable
misapprehension exists as to the effect
of the changes made in the consular
regulations so far as they affect the
fees collected by these officers. The
revision will touch both the official and
the unofficial fees, but it is said that
in no case will the fees on invoices in
Great Britain he reimposed, as has
been alleged. The changes have been
made by Mr. Chilton, chief of the con
sular bureau, and are in line with the
reports he had made from time to
time to the department while traveling
in Europe, Mexico, Canada and other
Special to the Register.
Steubenville. 0., July 24.—The cor
ner stone of the new M. E. church at
Mingo Junction was laid amid much
ceremony this evening. Dr. R. R.
Pope, of this city, delivered the ad
a— >
——rnmmmmm——— i J.-'J —
Th* Senst* Takes Action Upon a Bomber of
WASHINGTON, July 24.—These nomlna
I tlons were confirmeu to-day by the Sen
Rear Admiral John G. Walker, U. S. N.:
Capt. O. B. Carter, Corps of Engineers,
U. S. A., and Lewis M. Haupt, of Penn
sylvania, an engineer from Civil Life, to
be members of the Nicaragua Canal Com
mission; Morris D. Wickersham, attorney
of the United States for the Southern dis
I trict of Alabama; W. D. Wright, attorney
of the United States for the Eastern dis
trict of Tennessee; Creighton M. Foraker,
United States Marshal for the Territory
of New Mexico.
Collectors of Internal Revenue: John C.
Lynch for the First district of California;
Andrew L. Morrison for the District of
New Mexico; Albert D. Elliott, of the Dis
trict of Columbia, clerk of the District
Court, District of Alaska; Wm. S. Clan
ton, assayer and melter of the United
States Assay Office, at Charlotte, N. C.;
Miles Cavanaugh, George D. Greene, of
Montana, and Wm. R. Manning, of Iowa,
commissioners to examine and classify the
lands within the land grant and Indemnity
land grant limits of the Northern Pacific
Railroad Company, in the Helena land
district, Montana.
The President to-day sent the follow
ing nominations to the Senate:
To be collectors of internal revenue,
John C. Entrekin, for the eleventh dis
trict of Ohio; Philemon B. Hunt, for
the fourth district of Texas; James D.
Brady, for the second district of Vir
Interior — Quinby Vance, surveyor
general of New Mexico; Robert A.
Cameron, to be register of the land
office at Alva, Okla.; Henry D. Bow
man, receiver of public moneys at Les
Cruces, N. M.
Justice—Abial Lathrop, attorney of
the United States for the district of
South Carolina.
Postmasters—Amelia Williams^ Glen
wood Springs, Col.; Monroe B. Morton,
Athens. Ga.; Hiram J. Dunlap, Kan
kakee, Ills.;1 Ernest G. Howell, Geneva,
Ills.; William D. Page, Fort Wayne,
Ind.; Frank M. Filson, Cameron, Mo.;
Jefferson Swanger, Milan, Mo.; J. F.
' Naugle, Meyer9dale, Pa.
Also engineer in chief John Wilkie
Collins, of New York, to be captain of
engineers in the revenue cutter ser
Alex. Kidd, of Woodsfleld, Finds His Wife
Living With Another Man.
Special to the Register.
Sistersville, W. Va., July 24.—About
a year ago the wife of Alex. Kidd, of
Woodsfleld, 0., disappeared from her
home, and yesterday her husband ar
rived here and found her living with
an oil man named Charles Hayhough.
He went after her with the officers, but
the woman agreed to go home, and no
arrests were made.
The Happenings of a Day In a thriving
Neighboring City.
Postmaster Warnock stated yesterday
that the free delivery system will be inau
gurated on August 4th. The carriers are
now becoming familiar with their routes,
and have already ordered their uniforms.
Some of the special furniture is already
here and more is on the way. It is a mys
tery to many persons how the free deliv
ery system was secured in a dull year, af
ter many years of effort.
The C. L. and W. excursion to Cleveland
this morning will take no less than one
hundred passengers from this city. The
exceedingly low rate makes it one of the
most popular excursions ever leaving Bell
aire. Ono party alone will number thirty
five persons. The local agents expect to
run a train consisting of three sections.
The Rev. W. P. Walden, pastor of the
Christian Church, will preach his farewell
sermon this evennig. He was compelled
to resign on account of failing health, and
will return to his home much to the re
gret of the members of the congregation.
Dr. Wm. Piper, who has been spending
several weeks with his daughter, near Co
lumbus, was expected home last night. His
health is much improved.
Smiley Nelson, a dairyman living near
Rock Hill, killed a large copperhead snake
while hunting berries.
Hotel Windsor arrlvals-Evert Fox, of
Zanesville; Thos. H. Mead, of Barnesville;
E. D. Meek, of Glencoe; H. T. Ulrich, of
Dillonvale; W. E. Wilkins, of Alliance.
Jack Baugh is taking the school census
of the city.
A. P. Myers, formerly principal of the
Second ward school, now a successful shoe
merchant of Allegheny, was a guest Fri
day of E. D. Meek.
E. J. Steger has secured the contract for
furnishing uniforms to the mail carriers
and substitutes.
Miss Jessie Elliott gave a pleasing soiree
to a congenial party of her friends at her
home in the Fifth ward Friday evening,
complimentary to Miss Lela Hill, of
Barnesville, and Edward Adams, of In
diana. The evening was spent in the usual
social amusements, supplemented by a re
past at the conventional nour.
! The A. M. E. Church camp-meeting will
open at White's Grove during the early
part of August.
Hackett’s, Heatheringten's. the K. of P.
and the Jr. O. U. A. M. bands of this city,
are making preparations for participating
in the musician's parade at Wheeling to
I morrow. 4 .
| John Cunningham and Jennie Woods,
I both colored, were arrested Friday night
for conducting a disorderly house. Cun
I ningham was fined and the Woods woman
1 confessed.
I Mrs. Lettie Kane died yesterday of can
| cer. She has been living in Bellaire for
| forty years, and was well known. Two
j children, a son and a daughter, survive
Miss Meda Smith will leave to-day for
Osgood. Ind., to visit her sister for about
I three weeks.
The Bellaire Bottle Works closed down
this week for annual stock taking. Man
ager D. A. Colbert and wife departed for
Atlantic City and New York to spend sev
eral weeks.
' A large number of Bellaire persons left
| for Epworth Park last night to spend Sun
I day. All of the Bellaire cottages, except
[ one, are occupied, and the population of
1 the Park is larger than at any time dur
! lng the summer.
James Aldridge, colored, was taken to
| St. Clairsville yesterday, after being con
| victed of assaulting Mrs. George Stewart.
A ten-year-old boy named Martin was
struck by a bicycle ridden by James W.
Fry yesterday afternoon at the corner of
1 Guernsey and Thirty-third streets. The
I bqy was cut across the knee cap and bruis
1 ed about the body. This accident empha
sizes the necessity for exercising care on
the part of wheelmen, and also on the
part of parents.
Inquiries are frequently made about the
intentions of the projectors of the new
bridge across the Ohio. It is understood
that the plan has not been abandoned.
Tho ferry property, which Is owned by the
bridge company, is a paying investment,
and it Is probable that the company is not
in a burry to carry out itc plan*.
Alex. McCleary’s Stomach Contained
Two Kinds of Poison—Two Men
Under Arrest
Special to the Register.
Huntington, W. Va^Uuly 24.—Prof.
Fennel’s report# of the chemical analy
sis of Alex McCleary’s stomach shows
that it contained two per cent of mor
phine and little more than two per cent
of colchicum, either of which was suf
ficient to produce death. McCleary
was a prominent merchant of Glen
wood, this county, and came here July
3d to attend the celebration. His dead
body was found in an alley near the
river front that night. Immediately
after the report of the chemical analy
sis was known Edward Lusher and
Richard Wright were arrested and are
now in jail. Wright is hut seventeen
years old and is a son of Henry S.
Wright, a prominent contractor and
builder here.
And Sedaction Alleged Against an Oil
Field Worker—Under Arrest.
Special to the Register.
Sistersville, W. Va., July 24.—This
morning Mrs. K. C. Linton, who lives
about three miles back in the coun
try, came to the city and swore out a
warrant for Lee Bailey, an oil field
worker, in which he is charged with
abduction and seduction. Mrs. Linton
alleges Bailey took her sixteen-year-old
daughter, Nellie Brooks, from her heme
and brought her to this city, where
they have been living together since.
The warrant was served on Bailey this
afternoon and he wa9 locked up pend
ing a hearing. The girl was located
at a boarding house here and will be
taken home by her mother.
Schmulbach Brewing Company Want
ed $40,000 Worth, But Could’ntGet
Special to the Register.
Parkersburg, W. Va., July 24.—To
day the Schmulbach Brewing Com
pany, of Wheeling, wanted to purchase
$40,000 worth of beer stamps. There
was not that supply in the district, and
the Washington department refused to
furnish the amount asked for.
A Young Woman Seriously Injured
by a Boy Hunting Birds.
Special to the Register.
Sistersville, W. Va., July 24.—This
morning Miss Lulu Lester, while out
picking berries, was shot by Lawrence
McGinley, aged 14. The boy was out
hunting birds with a twenty-two cali
bre rifle. A bullent struck Miss Lester
at the base of the brain on the right
side and traveled, to a point almost at
the right temple. The young lady was
taken to her home and physicians call
ed, but on account of the dangerous
position of the bullet it was decided
not to take it out at present. There is
some hope of her recovery.
Special to the Register.
r’arkersburg, U. Va., July -4.—Geo.
Norman, who came here recently from
Butler county, Pa., and has been em
ployed by several operators in the
Cornwallis field, died to-night at the
home of Officer Ed. Brown, after a brief
illness of typhoid fever. The relatives
of the deceased cannot be located. He
was 45 years old.
Grain, Provisions, Stocks A Cotton,
1323 Market Street. Wheeling, W. Va.
Direct private wires to the Chicago
Board of Trade and the New York Stock
Exchange, over which we receive contin
uous markets and the latest news.
Long Distance Telephone 275.
AtchosSn .13%
Do preferred .26%
Baltimore and Ohio .10%
Central Pacific ..X. 9%
Chesapeake and' Ohio . 18%
Chicago and Alton .148
Chicago. Burlington and Quincy .88%
Delaware and Hudson .114%
Delaware, Lackawana and Western.. 157
Erie (new) . 15%
Do first preferred . 36%
Fort Wayne .166
Hocking Valley . 3
Illinois Central .1°0
Lake Erie and Western . la
Do preferred . 66%
Lake Shore .DO
Louisville and Nashville . »4
Manhattan L . 92%
Metropolitan Traction .112%
Michigan Central . 99
Missouri Pacific . 24
Mobile and Ohio . 21
New* Jersey Cetral . 8x%
New York Central .102
Northwestern .117%
Do preferred .163
Northern Pacific . 13%
Do preferred . 42
Pittsburg .165
Reading .23%
Rock Island .•'••• 82%
St. Paul .88%
Do preferred .141
Southern Pacific*. 16%
Southern Railway . 9
Do preferred ."0)4
Texas and Pacific .12
Union Pacific .J%
Wabash . 6%
Do preferred ..15%
Wheeling and Lake Erie .. 1%
Do preferred .1. ,5
Adams Express . 154
America nExpress .115
United States Express .46
Wells-Fargo .107
American Cotton, Oil .14%
Do preferred .t.65
American Tobacco .81%
Do preferred .110
Chicago Gas .\.1*8%
General Electric .1.33%
Illinois Steel .L.34
Lead ..1.34%
Do preferred . 103%
National Linseed Oil . 15
Pacific Mail
Pullman Palace
Silver Certificates
Sugar .
Do preferred .
Tennessee Coal and Iron
United States Leather
Do preferred .
United Slates Rubber
Do preferred .;
Western Union .
Cholor . 7<J
Crown Point ..1. 15
Consolidated California and Virginia.. 125
Deadwood . 95
Gould and Curray . 37
Hale and Norcross . 87
Homestake ..’.2900
Iron Silver . 31
Mexican . 38
Ontario .1.2f<n
Ophlr . 68
Plymouth . 12
Quicksilver .100
Do preferred .700
Sierra Nevada . 95
Union Consolidated . 40
Yellow Jacket . 45
Standard . 125
Genealogist—I’ll have to give your great grandfather up.
Parvenue—So did the sheriff.
The proper thing is caution and a tonic,
but at the same time we would suggest
some other things, for Instance DISIN
FECTANTS to destroy any disease germs
which may be lurking about the premises
Your walls should be disinfected, and
the best thing for the purpose is
Contains chemicals which act as ger
micides. Y’our floors should be thoroughly
cleansed with our Page’s Disinfectant.
Your cellar and entire premises should
be renovated. It is easily and cheaply
DRUGGIST, *300 t ha pi I no Mreet.
rr.KK- notice i> ht-rebv yiv n to MR
interested that the a-'
in the Council of .he tk> of
h i%.> e...-ted their -‘ss. ssm. nt
v ,.ir :st>: a ad made ratum thereof MM
office. Any person wishing to :-P;a«
said assessment or deslrtns any
tior.s made whl appear at the t tty
i:;e l,, foie tin Ha lid of J-apia BM
Appeals on the following '-ays at 10
a m.. as the said board will meet at
turns at lhe said City Huildin* to hear^M
objections to said assessment and rc^K
and correct the (same:
First Ward-Monday, July 26. ^
Second Ward-Tuesdny. July 27 fl
Third Ward—Wednesday, July 26. ^
Fourth Ward-Thureday, July 29. M
Seventh Watd— Friday. July 30.
Fifth Ward—Monday. August 2.
Sixth Ward-Tuesday. August 3. Mg.
Eighth \\ urd-\\ < d read ay A nans t 4Mgf
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Address Cards. l'*> cards and plat^td^*,
Oi . idit.K Itu 11a:: t s. any Ptroa yo^BBbg,^
to |'u). Sd.TDat for tfkir.K BHH
WEST \ l KG IN l A »’I <1 N'Tl NO ^■5jg§:
a A'MpSl^ri
For two weeks, commencing Monday, July 19th, Vitalized Air of
our own local anesthetic (Donalgesia) used Free for ex
tracting. No charges for the above.
Rest Set of Teeth.$8.00 I Gold Fillings.$1.00 and up
1127 Market Street, Wheeling, W. Va.
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for this week.
with five Drawers...
Spring Edges,.•••••.
Large Size,.
Painted or Antique.
All colors.
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