Turn up in a store like this that never
get into the papers, because they are
picked up by the watchful; therefore, to
be posted and get many big bargains,
frequent calls at the store are necessary.
Every department is throwing out its
specialties just now that it will pay you
Warm days, cool nights, excursions and outings all
brin" into extra use heavier Dress Skirts. Our purchases
this'season have been larger than ever, and we have done
big business in these goods; but we stiil have One Hundred
PLAID. CHECK AND NOVELTY CLOTH SKIRTS
in brown and black, gray and black, black and white, navy
•and white, etc., in all sizes, regular price of which was
from £4.00 to £3.50, these are now
or as many call them Telescopes—
of canvas, leather bound—the best
traveling bag. for It holds more
and does not crush the wearing ap
parel like the old kind of satchel.
All sizes from 18 inches to 26
White Lawn Fountleroy style,
having blue collar, cuffs and tie.
were $1.50 originally, but only a
few dozen left, so the price is
Misses’ Black Cotton Ribbed Hose,
always a good I2v>c value hereto
fore—fast black, full long—are
8c a pair
We don’t mention these by yards
any more, it is by the dozen of
yards, as that’s the way ladles are
using them. Our new lot of nar
row Valenciennes are now in at
j C A per dozen
100 yards up.
All Colored Shoes of ail kinds in our store must go. We have
put the price so we can close them out quick. All new goods,
new styles and latest colors.
Men’* £3 OO Chocolate and Vlcl Kid Shoe* at ..£3.50
Men'* S3.50 Chocolate C »lf Shop* common lop.£3.00
Hen'* £1.00 Chocolate Calf "‘hoe*. common toe.£1.50
Ladle*' S3.50 Chocolate aa>l Wine Hatton and Lace.*3.00
Ladle*' £3.00 Chocolate L »ce, common toe..£1.50
Ladle*' Oxford Tie*, all color* and *tvle»at reduced prices.
Child's Strap Saudals 50c, >IUse*' tl5c.
J. H. LOCKE SHOE CO.
THE NEW FRANKLIN
BEST MADE j
ON THE MARKET TO-DAY.
IN SIGHT OF OPERATOR.
W 25 PER SENT. CHEAPER THAN OTHER STAN3ARD RAASHINE5.
M ”S,J. WHITTEN,
IV 1225 Market Street, Wheeling, W. Va.
H Corrp«|»oiirt«‘nro Sollc tetl. B»* 399
V - * FREW-FUP.NITURE AND CARPETS.
During the duH season we offer exceptional
bargains in Parlor, Bed Room and Dining
Room Furniture; also Carpets of all grades.
f Do not fail to see our entire new stock of
good^ on which our already low price
has been reduced from 10 to 25 per cent.
. ' '
• JI Ji JOB.
Two Burglars Captured, and They
Confess Several Crimes.
j The Stolen Goods Recovered, and the
Prisoners Held to Court.
Georgs Emblen and William O Neal
Captured for the McNamee, Hein
er and Williams Robberies—The
Stolen Goods Found Buried on
the G. W. Nichols Farm, Beyond
Mt. Wood-The Property Fully
Identified—Emblen Suspected of
the Dinger, Kenney and Etzler
Robberies —A Colored Man, Im
plicated in the McNamee Rob
bery , Still at Large.
The police did a good job, yesterday, j
and they are entitled to a great deal of;
credit for the work.
They solved the problem of the Mc
Namee, Williams and Heiner robberies,
and have good cause to suspect that
they have also got to the bottom of the
robberies of Kenney s tea store, the
theft of $50 from Dinger's hat store,
; and the stealing of Dr. Etzler's bicycle. I
Two of the guilty parties, W iliiam
O'Neal and George Emblen, are in cus- ,
tody, and most of the stolen property j
has been recovered and is at police ,
Ever since the robbery of McNamee s
jewelry score, which occurred shortly ,
after ti o’clock on the evening of Au- |
gust 6, the police have been working
faithfully on the case, and from several
facts coming to their attention, and af
i ter a careful piecing of the evidence
together, George Emblen, who lives at
Chapline and Twenty-third streets,was
suspected of the job. Several things
lead to the suspicion that stolen goods
might have been secreted on the Nich
ols’ farm. With this idea in view
Lieutenant Supler paid three visits to
the farm the past week, going twice in
one day. but little came of the investi
gations, though no fault of the officer s.
A quantity of stolen goods were secret
ed on the farm, all right enough, but
they were not goods stolen from Mc
Namee’s, and this slight hitch threw
the officer off. The McNamee goods,
in reality, were kept at Emblen's
home until yesterday morning, when
they were taken to the Nichols farm,
and* planted with other stuff already
Matters were in this* indefinite state j
when the police got hold of facts which (
confirmed their previous suspicions.
Last Tuesday, in a burst of confidence,
Emblen told his wife that he had done
one of the finest jobs ever known in
the city, but that if she would tell any i
one he would kill her. Mrs. Emblen
has long been familiar with her hus- j
band’s worthlessness and criminal in
stincts and practices, and determined j
to put an end to the life he had been j
leading at once. She accordingly Told
Mrs. Rogers, a neighbor and friend, of
what happened, and when Emblen
gave his wife four diamonds, part of
the proceeds of the McNamee robbery,
she handed them over to young Rogers,
who took them to McNamee for identi
fication. The stones were recognized
as a part of the property stolen from
the jewelry store, the police were noti
fied, and then four imitation diamonds,
of similar size and appearance, were re
turned to Rogers to give back to Emb
len. The four real stones were valu
ed at about $350. Emblen detected the
fraud, and as a result whipped his wife
Friday night, and yesterday morning
determined to remove the stolen pro- |
perty from his house and hide it on the '
farm, where other stolen goods was
Yesterday morning, the police, realiz-1
ing that matters were reaching a crisfe, I
went to work harder than ever, and j
Emblen was closely shadowed. Lieu- J
tenant Dan Ingram promptly learned j
that the suspect had gone to the coun
try in a buggy, with two baskets which [
appeared to contain something, but the
contents were concealed from view.
Lieutenant Ingram promptly hitched i
up a buggy and got on the trail, and j
he arrived at the Nichols farm soon af- j
tern Emblen. Emblen had emptied his i
baskets and filed them with apples, and !
was loitering around generally when |
the officer arrived. Ingram questioned j
him closely, but Emblen was shy, yet!
knew that the officer was out for busi- !
ness, and with a view of learning wue- I
ther he was suspected or not, asked I
Ingram if anything had' been stolen,
and whether or not the missing pro
perty was chicckens. The officer at- j
tempted to draw Emblen out on the
McNamee robbery, but with very indif
ferent success, and failing to secure
damaging admissions told him he |
would have to come to town. Still ,
Emblen dissembled, and asked several
times whether he was to be locked up j
or not, and what he was wanted for.
He was brought into the city, and taken j
to police headquarters, where he soon i
made damaging admissions, and finally !
confessed to the McNamee robbery. He '
was then turned over to Chief Bennett, j
and at 2 o’clock that officer took Emb-;
len in a buggy and went back to the j
Nichols farm. He returned at 5 o’clock
with his prisoner, and the following
list of stolen goods:
Belonging to McNamee—Seventeen
watches, one pair of diamond ear-rings,
five rings with combination sets of dia
monds. pearls, rubies, emeralds, etc.,
one solitaire diamond ring, and three
brooches, with fancy settings, contain
Belonging to Lou Heiner—One tea
and coffee set, solid silver, four solid j
silver, gold lined bon-bon dishes, six
plated forks, one Reed & Barton quad
ruple soup ladle, two fancy solid silver,
gold lined and enameled spoons, one
solid silver, gold plated and enameled
sugar tongs, one dozen solid silver,
gold plated and enameled after-dinner
coffee spoons, one small solid silver,
gold lined ladle, ore solid silver, gold
plated and enameled butter knife, one
half dozen sterling silver, ivory handled
table forks, and one-half dozen ditto
Belonging to Walter Williams—One
swinging silver water pitch* ".
This property was found buried in
three separate places in the woods on
Nichols’ farm, and when it was all
spread out at headquarters it looked
like some jeweler had move in. With
the four diamonds recovered Friday,
two diamonds still missing, but which
will be obtained in a day or two. and
a gold watch belonging to Mr. Heiner.
which was recovered two days after
the robbery of his Island residence, the,
value of the eoods will total up about
$1,300. The McNamee goods was found
in good shape, but the Heiner property
had been damaged, particularly the
silver coffee and tea service, which had
been defaced by scratching the naqje
of the maker and the numbers off the
bottom of each pice. Some of the
knives were also ruined.
On the way out and back Emblen
made a confession, which he added to
after his arrival at the City Hall. He
not only confessed to the robbery of
the jewelry store, but also to the rob
bery of Mr. Heiner’s residence, on the
Island, last December, and the robbery
of the residence of Mr. Walter Williams,
ahout the same time. He implicated
William O’Neal in the Heiner robbery,
and that individual was at once arrest
ed. He, too. confessed, and both pris
oners were taken before Justice Fitz
patrick, where the confessions were re
peated. hearing waved, and the prison
ers were committed 4o jail, Emblen in
default of $3,030 in each case, and
O’Neal in default of $1,C00. The negro
who was with Emblen in the jewelry
store robbery will be captured as soon
Emblen is suspected of robbing the
Kenney tea store, of stealing a small
money bank, containing fifty dollars,
from Dinger’s hat store, and also with
I stealing a bicycle.from Dr. Etzler. but
so far the evidence does not confirm
Both men took their arrest very
coolly yesterday, and did not appear
to realize that they were booked for a
long term at Moundsville. As a mat
ter of fact, they appear to have stolen
the stuff simply for the sake of steal
• ing. as they could neither sell the prop
erty to any advantage, wear or use it,
and didn’t know what to do with it.
The only thing they appear to have sold
was the watch stolen from Mr. Hein
er’s residence, and they only got a few
dollars cn that. Yesterday O'Neal
volunteered the information to Emblen
that “you was a fool to rob the jewelry
store." "Well,” replied Emblen, "it’s
too late now.” Later Emblen also said:
"I hid the stuff two or three times, but
every time I moved it, the police ap
peared to know about it; I think I
must have been crazy.”
In talking about the McN^mpe roh
bery, and his negro aesisTaiT“
said that the negro was a stranger to
him. and that he had never met him
until a couple of days before the rob
bery. He said he told the fellow he
knew of a good thing, out of which he
could make a good deal of money, and
that on the day of the robbery he and
the negro stood on the east side • of
Market street, just above the postof
fice, and watched the last.man leave
the store. They then went around the
back way, and the negro broke the
back door open. After getting inside
the negro said:
“Look here, boss. It won’t do for a
black man to take dem goods nut ob de
window. White man have to do It.”
Emblen accordingly went to the win
dow and removed the goods, which
they later packed up and carried away
from the store. The colored man was
to have met Emblen last Monday, to
divide the proceeds, but he did not
come to time.
• Two-storv brick building, lot 40x100
feet, corner Main and Fifth streets.
Benwood: contains five dwelling
rooms, store room. 20x30 feet, and hall
20x30 feet: desirably located for busi
ness and residence: worth $5,000: will
sell for $3,50/). Terms cash. A good
investment for anyone wishing to pur
chase real estate.
SINCLAIR & PELLEY,
Real Estate Agents, Bentfood.
Of the Wheeling District Now Being
Held on the Meundsville G oueds.
Interesting Services and Growing
Attendance -- The Ministers Who
The Wheeling district camp meeting,
which is now being held at Mounds
ville, has been very well patronized for
the beginning. The services have all
been interesting and well worth attend
ing. Many people. However, do nci
understand the rates for this year, and
for their benefit they are again publish
ed. Season tickets for gentlemen are
$1, ladies 50 cents. Admission for one
day, gentlemen 25 cents, ladies 15 cents.
Children under 12 years are admitted
free when accompanied by their par
The association has spared no pains
to make it as comfortable as possible
for everybody, and to-“ay and* next
Sunday expect large crowds. The hotel
accommodations are very good, and the
service given by the street railway
company could not be much better.
Half hour trips are made and the cars
run very close to the grounds.
Yesterday evening Rev. C. B. Gra
ham preached, and his sermon was en
joyed by all who were present. This
morning Rev. W. H. W. Rees. D. D.,
will preach at 10:30 o’clock, and his
sermon will be a treat to all. In the
place of Rev. C. E. Clark, who is on
the programme for a sermon at 3 p. m..
Rev. Adkinson. of Mingo? Ghta, will
preach> At night Rev. Rees will again
preach, when it is expected that a big
audience will be present.
Miss Downey, of Chicago, is In charge
of the Bible reading, and her talks are
enjoyed by all.
Dr. Swadener, of Cincinnati, con
ducts the evangelistic services each
evening after the sermon, and has al
ready done much good work.
Next Friday will be G. A. R. day,
when the old' soldiers will be given a
treat by Bishop Fowler, who will give
his lecture entitled. “Abraham Lin
coln.” Monday, the 23rd, is Epworth
League day, and many speakers of con
siderable reputation wil be present, and
a large number of Leaguers are expect
ed from a distance.
The grounds are in fine condition this
vear and over half of the cottages are
occupied. The association is consider
ably in debt yet and hopes that the
meetings will be patronized as they
should be. and better programmes will
be arranged each year.
Itching, irritated. scaly. crusted Scalp*. Cry. thin,
and failing Hair, cleansed, pnrtfied, and beauti
fied by worm shiii'poos with Ctmccua Soap,
and occasional dressings of CrTicraa, pnre*t of
emollients, the greatest *Vln cures.
Treatment will produce a clean, healthy »calp
with luxuriant, lustrous hair, when all else fails.
Sold throueVntth* wnrid. FomiDin UD Czzx.
Cozr-,Soie Pn>p« . Boston. _ . , .
to prodnee Lnzariznt Hair,' mailed fra*.
ClfillO nil CIDC ■with infU.nll.T relirred
olvmo UN rlnt bjCoitcBaalUwsutaa. I
L G. Ballock Will Construct the
City End of the Elm Grove Electric
Yesterday the Wheeling and Elm
Grove Railroad Company awarded the
contract for the construction of the
city end of the Wheeling and Elm
Grove electric railway line to L. G.
Hallock, the well-known local contrac
tor. Mr. Hallock’s contract calls for
the furnishing of all material as well
I as the work of construction, and he
is to turn the road over to the company
complete on the first of November.
As the Register has heretofore stat
ed, the work throughout will be of the
latest and very best nature. Although
the ordinance only calls for rails
! weighing eighty pounds to the yard.
I ninety-pound girder rails will be laid
! down, and excavation will be twenty
one inches deep, with six inches of
j broken stone in the bottom. It has
I also been decided to use steel tubular
I poles, which costs twice as much as
i wooden poles, but look better and will
last very much longer.
The city line is 2.35 miles in length,
i from the corner of Fourteenth and
j Water streets to the bridge from the
| Peninsular into Fulton. .Work will be (
j started just as soon as the material
i can be procured, and it will be pro
j cured with all the haste possible, as
; it is desired to push the work right
along. In all the work the preference
will be given to home labor and a
I good many men will be employed.
In addition to putting in heavier rails
than the ordinance prescribes, and the
erection of steel tubular poles, the com
pany will pave with new fire brick the
space between the rails and one foot on
j each side thereof, where the streets are
I paved with brick, and in addition, and
, again doing better than the ordinance
prescribes, they will pave between the
rails and one foot on each side of the
track where the street is not paved at
all, thus making a substantial improve
j ment of itself, and leaving the city with
the mere work of completing the paving
to the curb lines to have a completely
j paved street over the whole rodte within
! the city, except, of course, on the Penin
sula. In other respects the company will
do more than it Is required to uo, notably
in the instances of the bridges over the
creek, from Baker stret to the Penin
sula and from the Peninsula to Fulton.
The city ordinance merely required that
there bridges be widened and strengi»T<*n
ed. The company will build entire new
bridges at both places, at very consider
able Increased expense, but it believes in
doing all that the law requires and then
something more. The total cost of the
work, including the new bridges, within
the city, will bo about sixty thousand
dollars, and when to thi9 Is added the
cost of the new line to Elm Grove, the
outluy for a new power house, for new
cars, and other things some idea o^Khe
total expense may be formed. he
Wheeling and Elm Grove Company means
business, as it has from the start, and
will show Its faith by its works.
Paris R. Myers will give instructions
on the pianoforte after August 10. The
Virgil Clavier system taught to ad
vanced pupils. Studio, 1305 Market
A grand ball will be given by the
Union Hall Association of Bridgeport
at the Union Opera House, Monday
I night. Meister’s full orchestra will fur
nish the music. Admission 25 cents.
EXCURSION TO INDIANAPOLIS
VIA B. & O. ACCOUNT CONVEN
TION Y. P. C. U.
August 17th and ISth the B .& 0.
will sell excursion tickets to Indianap
olis and return at rate of $8.50. Tick
ets good returning unti' August 24th.
An extension of return limit until Sep
tember 12 will be granted.
$10.00—BRAND LAKE AND RAIL
TOUR TO BEAUTIFUL MACKINAC
On Tuesday, August 17th. the Wheel
ing and Lake Erie Ry. will sell round
trip tickets to Mackinac Island for only
$10.00, good for return trip within limit
of ninety days, via. Toledo and the De
troit and Cleveland Steam Navigation
Co. Special parlor car service FREE
on this trip on train which leaves
Wheeling at 9 a. m., city time.
Connection made at Toledo with
steamer "Mackinac” for Mackinac Isl
and, giving passengers the evening and
night at Detroit, also until 9:30 a. m.
next morning for sightseeing, etc.,
without" extra charge, no charge being
made for staterooms on steamer for
that night, saving passengers $1.50 and
giving a daylight ride through the De
, troit river, I^ake St. Clair and the St.
The lake portion of this tour will be
in charge of that well known organizer
of lake tours, Mr. W. L. Callin, acting
for the Detroit and Cleveland Steam
Navigation Co., who will conduct the
tour from Toledo to Mackinac via.
Detroit, Port Huron. Sand Beach. Os
coda, Alpena, and Cheboygan. The en
tire upper deck of coast side state
rooms on the steamer Mackinac have
been reserved by Mr. Callin for mem
bers of this party, also special rate of
$10.00 per week, including boats, fish
ing tackle and bait, secured at first
class hotels at “Les Cheneaux" Isl
ands. The attractions of a trip to the
Mackinac region are unsurpassed. The
1 island itself, is a grand and most ro
mantic spot, and as a summer rendez
! vous will hold the tourists Interest
j steadfastly, while within easy reach,
on short trips by rail or boat, are found
all the principal points of interest on
the great lakes. The climate of this
region is most invigorating, in fact the
beneficial influences of the pure brac
ing air are felt immediately on enter
ing Lake Huron. For further informa
tion see Wheeling and Lake Erie
Agents of W. L. Callin. 1413 Chapline
street. Wheeling. Applications for
state rooms should be made not later
than Monday next, August 16th.
The New Way.
It is not necessary to pay IS.00 and have
drugs put in the eyes and be blind for a
week in order to have them examined for
glasses. By our new scientific method we
simply look into the eyes and tell the kind
of glasses needed. No drugs. No blind*
* ness. Consultations ar.d examinations
free. Spectacle eye glasses at popular
PROF. H. SHEFF,
Cor. Main and Eleventh streets.
A Stranger Held Fp In the City, Yesterday
Yesterday morning shortly after mid
night, a stranger, who had arrived in the
I city to take in the excursion to Cincin
nati went out for a midnight ramble. He
had thirty cents in change in his trousers
pocket, and a wad of bills In his trousers
fob pocket. During the walk he went
down Eleventh street, from Main to
Water, where he was waylaid by Jack
Forsythe, and made to ulsgorge his
thirty cents. The fellow missed the roll,
however. Forsythe was arrested, but as
the stranger declined to wait for prose
cution, and took the morning train for
Cincinnati, the prisoner was released.
Paris R. Myers will give instructions
in voice culture after August 16. Stu
dio, 13C5 Market street.
LADIES OF THE G. A. R.
'The Ladies of the G. A. R. have de
cided to take the Pan-Handle Railroad
to the Buffalo Encampment.
LAST SEASHORE EXCURSION
Via the B. & 0. Tuesday, August 17th.
The last excursion to the seashore
over the B. & O. will leave Tuesday.
August 17th. Fare for the round trip
$10.00. Tickets good 12 days, and good
to stop off at Philadelphia, Baltimore
and Washington returning. Trains
leave 12:25, 5:10 and 10:55 a. m., 5:10
p. m. Secure sleeping car berths at
once. T. C. BFRKE,
Passenger and Ticket Agent.
Hess, Lemmon & Co.’s Pure Lard
makes the best shortening for pies.
For sale by ail leading grocers.
G. A. R. SPECIAL EXCURSION.
For the G. A. R. Encampment, at
Buffalo. N. Y., the Cleveland, Lorain
& Wheeling Railway has completed all
arangements for a finely-equipped spe
cial train which will run direct to
Buffalo without change, and mal.ing
one, of the quickest trips ever made
out of this section to Buffalo. Trav
eling Passenger Agent O. R. Wood
will go with this special train. look- |
ing after the details of the trip. The
special traiu will leave Bridgeport at |
7:05 a. m., city time, make but very :
few stops, and reach Buffalo at th& |
very early hour of 5:30 p. m. Tickets, t
at low rates, will be good until August
31st, and mav be extended to Septem
ber 20th. Special privilege of one
way by boat, if desired, between Buf
falo and Cleveland. Stop over allowed
on the return trip for Lake Chautau
qua without extra charge. For full
particulars, tickets, rates, etc., see C.,
L. & W. agents or
O. R. WOOD, Traveling Passenger
Agent. McLure House Block, W heel- ,
ing, W. Va.
LAST SEASHORE EXCURSION VIA.
THE B. & 0. TUESDAY. AUG. 17.
The last excursion to Atlantic City.
Cape May, Sea Isle City and Ocean
City will leave Tuesday. August 17th.
Rate $10 round trip; tickets good 12
dajT' and good to stop off at Phila
delphia, Baltimore and Washington re
turning. Tickets will also be sold to
Old Point Comfort, Norfolk, Virginia
Beach and Newport News at rate of
$12 Steamers at Baltimore connect
with B, & O. trains. Secure Pullman
accommodations at once.
CHOICE FROM STOCK,
Some Misses’ Shoes, J r\f\
the Sr.50 grade.... j *Pl«V^V/
Some Children’s Shoes, |
the >1.15 grade. )
Small sizes Ladies’ ) 1
Shoes, most any - ‘ IJTT
style, 2 to 3 1*2... ) 3 * » •
Shoe S«Uer, 1049 M*ta Street.
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' FURNITURE. “
are words best understood by those who
are so because they avail themselves of
the advantages which our willow furni
ture offers. Willow rockers are half at>
outing In themselves, producing a delight
ful sense of careless ease md coolness not
otherwise attainable. To enjoy summer,
abolish every element ef discomfort. Noth
ing does as much to secure this pleasing
result as willow ware. Willow furniture
excelling ours is not manufactured. Call
at our establishment, where high value*
and low price# meet.
1063 Mala Street.
We wish to call
The attention of-—
To Union Label.
You shOuM 'IV it on I'RINTED MAT
TER you liav<*Vlone.
■\Ve have uae the ahov«
I. A BEL on ail w solicit your pal
WEST VIRGIN’! NTINO GO.,
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By order of Court, HB
the entire stock of
White, Handley & FoJ
Must be sold within sij^H
AReduclion of 25 and 50 in
ON THE ENTIRE LINE. ™
•••Now is your chance to pro
CALL AND GET FIRST CfJ
FRANK E. fJ
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