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LOCAL AND TELEGRAPHIC LABOR NEWS.
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LOCAL LABOR NOTES.
Extavation for the foundation of the
new slate mill at the LaBelle Is about
finished «ud the masons whl com*
mfr.te werk lu a few days. The un
house was stopped the latter part of
the week on account of no plate being
furnished by the mills, which were
laid off the week before by the break- 1
mg down of a spur wheel. The La
Belle employes worked one turn yes
terday, and will donate yesterday s
\ages to the reiuf of the miners.
The Wheeling steel works will re
sume Monday. The plate mill shut
down Tuesday on account of the scar
city of coal. The company received a
shipment of coal from Fayette county
The Riverside company received a
shipment of coal last week and the
steel works was able to resume after 4
days’ shut down. The steam shovel
which has been excavating for the new
building lias been taken away and the
contractors are getting ready' to lay
the foundation. That it will be a build
ing of unusual size is shown by the fact
that the width of the walls of the |
foundation will be five feet at least.
Both potteries are working steadily
and the prospects for a busy season
this winter is good. The potteiies
paid off their employes Friday instead
of yesterday as the latter was Labor
The Aetna-Standard tin plant was
Closed down last week on account of
a spur wheel breaking.
The Laughlin tin plant was shut
down last week for repairs. The old
nail factory started Thursday.
The suggestion has been made th?t
the Riverside tunnel, below Boggs'
run. trough which many of the em
ployes of the Riverside have to pass
to go to wor e, be illuminated by light
from the new Benwood electric light
system. Workmen going through this
dark passage-way have to carry
torches to light their way.
The Wheeling Hinge Works of Hie
East End are working about half time
now. although it recently finished a
busy period of a week or so.
The machine shops of Spears’ and
Redman’s are working.
The engine at the Crvstal glass
works broke down last W edoesday
throwing off the men until I hursday
night, when it was gotteu into shape
for a full resumption.
The Rodefcr glass works and the
Stewart enameling works, of Bellaire,
were compelled to shut down last
week on account of a shortage of coal.
The gas works ami the electric light
plant are now getting their coal from
West Virginia since the peddling banks
are all closed.
The shafting for the Central Bridge
and Boiler works’ new building ar
rived last Friday and will be gotten in
to shape some time this week. The
machinery Is expected to arrive most
I ■ work on B llaire
AcJ, plant will be finish'll by Tues
KTy. Out of sixteen men employed bv
retained for tho finish,the rest return
ing home to Pittsburg last week. One
of the cranes for the plant arrived last
Friday and will be gotten into shape
as quickly as possible, as two more
cranes are expected to arrive some time
this week, and it is ordered that the
machinery be set up that work might
begin by the first of next week.
W. A. Wilson & Son’s planing mill
put a force of men at work la-'t week
for the building of a second story
to the cottage of James Gardener, on
North Huron street. Island. Wilson &
Ron’s also had the contract for remod
eling Geo. R. Taylor’s store.
One furnace was running last week
at. the Central glass works for opera
tions in the punch shop.
One sheet mill and a tin mill wrere
on at the Whitaker mill during last
week. There are/ prospects of a re
sumption of mill i Nos. 3 and 4 to-mor
Bids for the fcew B. & O. passenger
Station to be .fveted at Wheeling were
closed Fridajy* The plans of the build
ir.g were on exhibition Imre and in Bal
timore. \-*number of Wheeling and
Baltimore/ contractors, and also from
other idyros, are bidding for the con
Wood Bros.’ planing mill is furnish
ing li/mber for a six-roomed dwelling
hom,e to be erected for Frank Peterson
on Mozart hill, adjoining Mozart Park.
Holliday’s planing mill is supplying
lurpber for the new city hall a? Sisters
Title. This is a ?12.<>t*0 job. Work has
been commenced on the strue
,»K. M. Holliday and L. (1 HaliocK
Here in Baltimore last week for infor
mation regarding the new B. & O. pas
senger station to he built here. The
Jwork is to he let as one contract.
The finishing touches to the Market
The Stewart enameling works at Rel
l“,re are makit ■: som«* ,r,,n
1 euiong which are the removal of the
engine room to the additional ’irk
| building recently built and the putting
ir. of some new stamping machinery.
Orders are not brisk with them just
1 nr-A - business to
brighten up after September 1.
tion of some of the miners of this re
gion, there has beer* many ears of coal
shipped out of the district during the
week. The price received by the oper
ators is very low compared with the
price during the *i>4 strike, end as they
have been to much expense in the way
of guards, it is hinted that some of
* th- m
at Monongah has been excel’ nt for th"
two hundred men in the mines, and the
output is within twenty cars of what
It whs before the strike commenced.
The men at Montana are all at work
with a few exceptions, as the Increased
outpir of the region shows. It is now
terv doubtful if the operators will be
longer bothered by the agitators, and
* It is thought business will brighten up.
I The factories of the town are working
full time. . __
STEUBENVIl LK INDUSTRIAL.'
I Dangler, the Frenchman. who was at
I the head of tbe company of stcck
L holders organized to operate the one
r kil: Qu • e 1 as say
ing that 1
him with money enough to carry cut
his project of manufacturing glazed
^_ware in one fire, and fo he shut down
^^^khe works indefinite!A Sever*i of the
Atkmtu have gone iiiai*..
Charleston, W. Va., Aug. 28.—Mrs.
R. J. Ashby has returned from a visit
to triends in Indiana.
J. W. Garcelon. formerly of this
city, but now located in Columbus, is
in the city.
Mrs. R. L. Burlingham and sons,
Will and Prentice, have returned from
Sweet Chalybeate Springs.
Mrs. Neil Robinson and daughter
have returned from a visit to the East.
Mr. and Mrs. C. C. Lewis, Jr., have
returned home after an absence of
several weeks at Newport, Va.
Frank Payne and wife have returned
from a visit to Virginia Mends.
Gunther and Bernard Peyton and
Marshall Lewis are spending their va
cation at the White Sulphur Springs.
Messrs. Moses W. Donnally and
Fred. R. Swann have returned from a
few days fishing up the Gauley.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Ward and
j daughter. Miss Nellie, who have been !
jin England for several months, sailed
'from Liverpool last Saturday and are j
expected in the city the first of the
( ounty Clerk E. u. Staunton and '
wife are in Denver. Col., where Mr. 1
Staunton is sojourning for the benefit i
of his health.
Dr. J. C. Karr ard wife have return
ed from Stockyards, where they have
he« n spending several weeks.
Mrs. McCorkle and daughter. Miss
May. left Tuesday on a visit to friends
at Lexington. Va.
Gen. John A. MeCausland. one of
the historic cl of the Kana
wha valley, and Capt. Gunn, were I
here Tuesday from Mason county.
Miss Cornie Welch and Miss Mary
Louise Laidky returned Tuesday from
a visit with friends on I^ens creek.
Among those in Buffalo to attend
the national eneamnment of the G. A.
K.. are Col. C. B. Mclntorh. Paul Hill,
W. P. Sreine and wife, Mrs. W. W.
Branch and daughter. Mrs. F. J. Dan- i
it A, Mrs L. E. McWhorter. Miss Min- i
nie McWhorter. Mrs. Blundon, Miss
Blundon and Mrs. Haynes, Mr. and
Mr-. Wyman, and Mr. and Mrs. Me- I
C;. ;y, of St. Albans, joined the party i
Dr. D. Mover left early In the week
for Abingdon. Va., where he will j
■ ’ I s /era! weeks tmmcUng bud
Miss Jennie Rothleln. of Lynch- i
burg, Va., is the guest of Miss Emma
Mrs. C. E. Goshorn is visiting rela
tives in Lewiston.
Mrs. Dr. T. B. Camden, of Parkers
burg. is visiting the family of her sis- i
ter. Mrs. Co'. Byrne.
Misses Mary and Nellie Couch have j
returned front a visit to friends in j
Mrs. \V. H. Erskine. who has been
visiting her mother, Mrs. Overshiner, j
has returned with her two children to i
her home in TIunrington.
Hon. S. L. Flournoy and family j
have returned front Atlantic City.
Mrs. J. A. Woodward and Miss Kit- ;
tie Eagan are visiting Mm. Wood- j
ward's mother. Mrs. Ault*, near Sis
George W. Atkinson. Jr., is at home i
fr ru a visit of several weeks at Clarks- I
burg, and I* fr with his father, mother j
and sister. Miss Bessie, for Virginia
Bench, Thursday evening.
Mrs. J. B. C. Drew, who has been |
spending the summer in New York,
returned home Wednesday morning.
Mm. J. R. Baldridge andNon, J. R..
Jr., left Tuesday for Atlantic City.
Mrs. Edna Kinkead. mother of City
Attorney Kinkead. of Cincinnati,
spent several days with Mrs. Lionel
Fuller, on Virginia street.
Misses Hattie and Mary Palmer are
visiting their old home in Western
George W. McClintie has returned
from Pocohontas county.
Mrs. L. K. MeW’horter and Mrs. L.
M. Haynes are visiting tho latter's pa
rents in \lblon, N. Y.
Mrs. Gus Jelenko left Wednesday
j. g. Thalaker returned early in the
week from Pr ston county.
Linzey Vinson was here from Hun
tington the first of the week. Jerry
Bn wn. who was hanged at Fayette
ville. on Tuesday, was an old servant
in he Vinson household, and Linzey is
among those who believe that he is in
M m Virginia Wells, who has recent
ly 1 i n ippointed art teacher in Bar
boursville College, and has been for
several months in Washington under
an art teacher, passed through here
Tu- sday on her way to her home at
Buffalo, Putnam county.
Mrs. Martha Parrish and her grand
,taughtcr. Miss Michaelson. are at
tending the Nashville exposition.
M S3 Helen Gallaher. who leaves for
t’i east for school next month, entor
* • ed hoot forty of her vonng friends
wi-h one cf the nicest dancing parties
rf »j,e reason on Thursday evening.
i > orchestra made the music.
Bria Peyton, of the Hotel Ruff
r.er, h.is returned from a visit to his
parents at Natural Bridge. Va.
H D. Runimel. who located in Balti
more .in his return from college last
ve ir for the practice of hi? profession,
tV 1 w. is here on a visit to relatives
M's Mary Steele left Thursday
px, nirg for a two week? visit to Atlan
Mr?. S. S. Green returned the last of
ri/o w . k from a visit to her sis'er.
Mrs. Samuel Cargill, of Low Moor. Va.
Jim McFarland and Noyes Purlew
are at Atlantic City for -n outing.
Mr, r roline Q. SmHh is at home
from the Virginia Springs, where she
spent the summer.
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BECIREE OF FOOLISHNESS.
“That man Barker is the biggest fool
I ever saw. He never talks about any
thing but himself.”
“I don't know that vou ought to call
h!m the biggest fool for that.”
“Bon you sanction that sort of
' thing?” . ,
“N,\ but Barker doesn’t know much
about anything else. The bisreest fool
' Is the one who tries to talk about
1 things be doesn't understand.”—Cleve
TOO MUCH TO BEAR.
Cobwigger—Shall I send you the
Sundry panels while you are away
in *he eountrv?
Mrs. Cobwlgger—Not for the world.
It would break my heart to read about
the bargain sale* and not be able to
attend.—New York World.
THE SECRET ORDERS.
On last Monday evening. Wheeling
Commandery No. 1 held its regular
monthly conclave, with a fair attend
ance of Knights present. Only routine
business came before the body, and
they were enabled to close early in
Nelson Lodge No. 30 met on Thurs
day evening, with a good attendance of
brethren on hand to assist in working
degrees, but work was deferred until
the next communication of the lodge.
Only two bodies will meet the com
ing week. Wheeling Lodge No. 5, oil
Thursday evening, and there should
be a large gathering there, not only of
members of the lodge, but also of the
brethren of sister lodges, to assist Bro.
Henry Speyer, Worshipful Master, to
confer the degrees on candidates that
may be on hand at that time. J
Friday evening is the monthly con
clave of Green Commandery No. 7. of
which all the members will receive
personal notice of what will be the
program for the occasion. \\ e learn
that the new officers are taking much
interest in learning the work, and
; from indications they will become as
: proficient as those who have pre
! ceeded them in office,
j During the past few days many of
i the craft from the interior were about
’ our city, but most too busy to talk
! much masonry.
“HE IS GROWING OLD.”
The following we read in the Ma
sonic journal, “The Orient,’ and repro- ;
duce it as food for thought, and for
conscience to dictate, and for a nuin. a
Mason, to ever aft<u* guard his acts to
|wards the brctherhocd:
“Yes. he is growing old.” they say.
The initiate, the energetic Master, the
brilliaut Grand Officer, our faithful.
| trusty Tyler, is on the rising side of
the meridian of to-day. and the old
man of to-morrow. The bud of now.
the “last leaf” of then. Where, where
is the “last leaf” in our Masonic bo
: dies? Where is lie “who is growing
old?” Where is the once bright, am
! bilious Master, when the almond tfee
flourishes, when the windows are <t2r
ikened?v Tfimitted, forgotten, buried, j
unknown. Where is he who once bore
the burden and the heat of the day. af
ter three-score years have tinged his
hair with gray? Crowded out: crowd
ed out—out—out. Age. and often pen
' urv have wrung an unwilling dimit
1 from the Lodge he loved: the Txxlge
in which he won his laurels, achieved
his ambition: where his hand was
! sruided by justice impartial, and. his
purse was always open for the relief of
’the needy. The “last leaf” tossed by
, adversity, trembling under infirmity,
falls from the bough, dimitted, gone.
This is not a fancied sketch. The
grand army of non-affiliates are by a
large majority old me:^, The lot or
| the average is a dependence upon his
children or relations, and many times.
; the alms-house. Why? Because the
i period when the dues of the lodge,
i chapter and commnndery were will
ingly and easily paid has passed. Now
it becomes a burden, and rather than
suffer humiliation he withdraws and
liases his Masonic home, his birth
right. It is a shame, the disgrace of
: Masonry, that Lodges go on exacting
: dues from the patriarch, the fathers,
1 and drive them to dismission. The
Grand bodies should enact a law, put
| ting ever>’ Mason who has arrived at
the age of sixty on the life member
j list. Yes. pension her faithful crafts
men and Knigh's.”
The above idea will no doubt meet
with the approval of the craft in West
Virginia, and therefore should he ta
ken into consideration by its several
Grand Bodies, as the only correct
method of preventing so many non
aftiliates who now abundantly abound
in our jurisdiction.
if we could go back to the davs of
operative Masonry, assemble with the
craft and take a part in their labors,
we would find among them the patri
arch. the infirm, and their depend
ence, not as those whom the craft had
no further use for, and had better go
: over the hill to the poor house, but as
such who had wrought in life the work
i which had been intrusted to them
faithfully, and which they had only
ceased now to do from old age and its
infirmities, but who were deemed wor
1 thy to be pensioned, and to continue
; to he a part of the craft, if for no
other reason than for advice and other
assistance they could render to the
j workmen in their labor.
WHY IS THE CORNER-STONE
PLACED IN THE NORTH-EAST
This question has often been asked,
and rarely receives for some reason an
intelligent response. But ah we can
say of it is this. It seems to have been
; a custom from time immemorial to
place in it that particular angle of the
building, and this has been in almost
j every case observed by ail fraternal
societies, besides the Masons, as well
| as by the Jews and Christians in lay
ing th*> corner-stone of their houses of
I Masonic traditions inform us that
, Mount Moriah, on which the founda
tions of the Temple were laid, was a
lofty hill, situated almost in the north
east corner of the city of Jerusalem,
having Mount Zion on the southwest,
with the City of David and the King’s
Palace on its summit, and Mount
Aora on the west, whereon the lower
city was built.
The summit of the mountain on
which the temple was built, which, al
thou :h not very high, was exceeding
ly -o.’cp, especially that part on which
the northeast corner of the Temple
rested. To secure a foundation and
bring that part of it up to a level with
the other portions of the foundation,
required the construction of immense
walls, composed of mammoth blocks
of stone. In consequence of the loca
tion of the Temple it could not be
reached by approaches from the north
east; consequently that locality be
came what is known as '“a place of
darkness.” If this tradition be true,
no doubt that this isolated or private
portion of the Temple, as well as its
adaptability for the purpose suggested
itself as the proper location tor the
safe deposit of those Masonic rears
that were brought to light when the
children of Israel returned frpm their
Persian captivity and commenced the
creation of the second Temple.
Of course every intelligent member
of the craft knows that our forms and
ceremonies are all trad itional .a! mo.
bo exclusively and not of histor>, and
therefore it will not be unwise toac
eftr the theory set forth in the tradi
tion we have set forth, until another
shall be produced more conclusi .
The opinion ot many student and d MP
thinkers of Masonry is that the cus
"laying the corner-stone ot puh
' Sr Jerusalem, and tram ‘hat custom
has sprung the idea of the^ounge^
ant Place tojrefei!® hhla M«at« an<1
X?££* of'the moral
temple Masous build.
Silver Wave Castle, J^meeUng
dfdat^for'fhe .'squires degree^ AP-,
fn 1871." by John O. Matthews. It is a
secret benevolent association arid ha,
castles in many States. It seeks W®
welfare of its mcmUrs, socla.ly, intel
lectually and morally. ^vhireman's
will have a supper at Whiteman s
grove Saturday, September 11. assisted
by Sheridan company No. 4-, military
rank, and the Daughters of Ruth of
Pride, of the Mystic Chain Assembly
No. 1. or the degree of Naomi.
T. 0. 0. F.
Wildey Rehekah Lodge No. 2 I. O.
O. F. will meet on next Thursday ev
ening in regular session and a full at
tendance is expected. Members of the
staff will be expected to attend without
fail, as business of importance is to
Mannington, W. Va., August 28;
Mrs. E. S. Easton left Wednesday for
Cambridgeboro, where she will visit
among her relatives.
Mrs. F. H. Gillon left Wednesday
morning for a visit with friends in
Joseph Hartman, Sr., of Putler, Pa.,
is a business visitor here this week.
S. J. Morrison is taking a short va
cation, having gone to Buffalo, N. W
He will also visit friends in Tidioute.
.Miss Daisy Lucas, of Grafton, was
visiting friends here W’ednesday.
Mr. aud Mrs. John O’Hara were vis
iting in Wheeling this week.
W. Prichard, of Muncie, Ind., was
visiting friends in our city Wrednes
Misses Lillie and Georgia Atha. who
have been visiting friends in Smith
field, returned home the first of the
Marshal Watson, of Pekin. Kansas, Is
visiting relatives here,
i Misses Cora Pomeroy anti Jennie
ITagadorn took in the excursion to
Buffalo, N. Y.
Miss Marian Shaw left Monday for
TMioute, where she will attend school
1*0 coming winter.
Mr. and Mrs. T. F. Koen were in
Mr. and Mrs. James Hough are at
tending the G. A. It. reunion in Buf
falo this week. Mrs. Hough expects to
visit Niagara Falls. Toronto, and New
York City before returning.
Mrs. George Little is visiting friends
in Morgantown this week.
Mrs. Bennett and daughter. Miss
Pearl,’ who have been visiting in New
York State, returned home to-day, the
! last week having been spent in Pltts
I burg. Pa., in the trimming rooms.
Miss Anna Kidd and Mark Hart ness,
both of this city, were married at
Pniontown last Thursday, August 19,
Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Cady. Mr. and
Mrs. John Hopkins and Mrs. E. B.
Shirkev. all left Thursday evening for
! Corry. Pa., where they will visit rel
Miss Pearl McNeil, who has been vis
iting friends here for the past_ three
’ weeks, left, to-day for her home in
Miss Nona Bosley is visiting friends
Misses Eva Carpenter. Tora and Min
nie Snodgrass will spend Sunday in
J. L. Fisher left Friday for Board
Tree, where he will spend the next
week with his family.
About all of our merchants took in
the big Merchants’ Day in Wheeling
Thos. B. Sweeney, of Wheeling, was
a business visitor in our city this week.
Mrs. Caleb Burt returned to Mt. Lake
Park Wednesday, after spending sev
i ral days &t 1 ome with !. r husband.
Mr. an»i Mrs. Eliza Jacobs are visit
ing friends in Morgantown this week.
Mrs. J. B. Marr, who has bef»n visit
! ing her sister, Mrs. Parker, at Smith*
1 field, returned home Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. Z. W.Jnnes spent Sun
I day in Clarksburg.
I Miss Jettie Hickman left to-day for
Bell—Saw Tom an*his wife out wheeling yesterday.
Bell—No. Baby carriage.
her home in Fairmont. Miss Hickman
has been visiting her aunt, Mrs. W. B.
Sine, for several weeks.
Capt. Frank Burt, of New York, is
a business visitor here this week.
Mrs. Earl Snodgrass, of Smuhffeld.
was the guest of friends here a few
days of this week.
Mr. and Mrs. George Kanmeyer, of
New York, stopped to call on their old
friends of this city, on their way
from Buffalo. They then left for Man
nington to visit relatives for a few
weeks. They then will take their de
parture for their home in New York
Miss Josephine landers, one of Ben
wood’s most popular school teachers,
is visiting relatives at Steubenville.
Ed Lineberger, who has been spend
ing a few days at Cleveland, and Buf
falo, has returned home.
Prof. Robert Riggs and family left
yesterday for Point Pleasant, where he
has accepted a position as principal in
one of the schools.
Miss Jessie Estep has returned from
Rochester, Pa., after a pleasant visit
Miss Lizzie Hall, accompanied by
Miss Nellie Lineberger, is spending a
few' weeks at Lime Stone.
Miss Gertrude Fritz, who has been
visiting in Akron, Ohio, has returned
Casper Kronhardt has arrived home
from Atlantic City and other places.
At the residence of Joseph Mahood,
on Water street, last evening, a recep
tion was given in honor of his son
James, will leave Wednesday for
Buckhannon college, where he will
study for the ministry.
Mrs. Dennis Sullivan, from Dennison.
Ohio, w ho has been visiting the family
of Mr. and Mrs. James Geragtaty, has
returned home, accompanied by Mrs.
Belle Crossin and children, who will
pay them a visit.
Miss Jennie Hauseman and Mr. Chas.
Kraft wore married Thursday night at
the St. Mathews’ church. Rev. Boce
zelle performed the ceremony. They
have the congratulations of their many |
Misses Nora and Sarah Serig are vis
i ir.g friends in Cadiz and also Adena,
Miss Ethel Lacey and Muriel Linsley
were guests of relatives at Glendale
Miss Annie and her sister Dot Nolan
are visiting relatives in Pittsburg.
Miss Nona Wyles, a charming young
lady of Duquesne, Pa., is the guest of
friends in this vicinity.
Frank Ruple, of Parkersburg, was a
visitor in the city during the past
Ross Davis has purchased a new
Frank C.eraghty attended the cen
tennial at Steubenville the past week.
Miss Hattie Satterfield and her
friend. Miss Nellie Healv. were call
ing on Moundsville friends Friday
Miss Rhoda Bursee will sppnd the
day at Pittsburg among her friends.
Peter Joyce and John Higgins were
at Steubenville last week.
James Hunter, of Mannington. was
spending a few days with his brother,
Samuel Hunter, last week.
Mrs. John Hoff, of Allegheny, who
has been visiting her daughter, Mrs.
Louis Schad, has returned to her
John Barrett, Thomas Blake, and
tVm. Garvey, were at Chicago last
Miss Lulu McColloch, of West Lib
erty, was spending a few’ days with her
friend. Hiss Nellie Riddle, last week.
Arthur Geraghty, Thomas O’Brien
and Luke Sauers were fishing at Mar
tin’s Landing the past week.
Mrs. A. K. Estep and Samuel Gib
bons and wife, who have been at Bal
timore on a visit to relatives, arrived
home last night.
John Newton, Mrs. Vaneuren and
Mrs. Edwards have returned home from
Buffalo, where they were attending the
G. A. It. encampment. The other
members of the Benwood party who
went will he home in a couple of
The contract for putting down the
sewer in Upper Benwood, from Forty
eighth to First streets, was not let
Friday night as expected. It will be
given to Henry Seabright, as his bid
was $111 less than any of the others.
The contract for the paving to be done
in lower Benwood will not he let until
the next meeting of council, as no pav
ing can lie done until the work on the
sewers is completed.
COUNTY COURT MEETING.
Notices have been posted in Ben
wood and throughout Marshall county
announcing a meeting of the Board of
County Commissioners to be held at
Moundsville on September 7th, to
transact important business. Bids for
contracts to paint brideres will be re
ceived and opened; tbe matter of
preeting a bridge over Fish creek at
Shepard’s Ford will be cornered;
also a petition asking for the correction
of erroneous assessments. The marad
ar^/ing of Robert’s Ridee road will
be inspected by the Commissioners
a’# claims for this work will be aud
it H end ordered paid. The matter of
furnishing limestone on Boggs’ run
road will be acted upon.
As previously announced, the hear
ing of Officer Brannen for the shoot
ing of Fred Kelz will take place be
fore ’Squire I^acev at the Benwood
city ball to-morrow afternoon at one
o’clock. The hall will undoubtedly he
fried bv parties desiring to hear the
proceedings. Kelz’s father ''as r&~
tained .1. F>. Ewing, of Wheeling, and
jogjah Sinclair, of Benwood. as coun
sel. Brannen will be represented by
Attorney John J. Coniff.
CONVINCING A POI.TCEMAN.
A small boy cyclist was riding with
out a light and was stopped by a park j
nT,<e- Tvbo n«ked him in gruff tones
! •,vber<’ his light was.
“Why, it’s here," exclaimed the rider '
4,Yf - but it’s out.” asserted the pa
•■Well, it was lighted at that last
“Sonny, its cold: couldn’t have been j
lighted this evening." triumphantly j
announced the officer.
‘ Huh! That thin metal cools in a '
minute. I’ll light that lamn and wait !
i rtil it get* reu hot, put it out. then
ride to the next corner and back, and :
when I return it'll be cold."
•• Ml r’?ht, try it," absented the acute
The boy lighted the lantern, waited
until it grew red hot. turned it out
and startr-d. and that kid is going yet.
all figured out.
“Yes,” said the young man with the
souare chin. "I'm going to Klondike,
or thereabouts. I may get richer than
I am here, and if I d'e. I won't dj* »pv
deader than I would If I # stayed at
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Marietta, Ohio, August -$•—Mrs. S.
M. McMillin and sons. Charles and
Francis, and Miss Myrtle Sibley, who
have been spending the summer In*
Europe, arrived in New York Friday
Mrs. P. H. Gliues, who has been
spending several months here visiting
her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Hutch
inson, let to-day or her home in Cleve
Miss Madeline Quackenbush. or
Washington, P. C., is a guest of Mrs.
C. R. Rhodes. Front street.
Mrs. Wm. Meagle. Mr. and Mrs.
Frank Bliss and Miss Laura Gilbert
were guests of friends at Waverly bri
Mr. R. P. Pavis. of Cleveland. Is
in the city the guest of Wm. Meagle.
Prof, and Mrs. W. H. Peval and
daughter left Friday for their home in
Tucson, Arizona, after a visit of sever
al days here with friends and relatives.
Prof. Pevol is connected with the l ni
versity of Arizona.
Mrs. Frank Jett and children, of sa
vannah, Ga.. are guests of Mrs. Ruth
Jett, of Fifth street. ,
Mrs. Lucy M. Cole has returned home
from a visit of several weeks at Chi
Mr. and Mrs. E. F. Brush left Fri
day for Zanesville, O., where they will
Miss Clara Bay is spending a few
days with friends and relatives at Wa
Miss May Kiiey enimaimu a pa*iy
of thirty friends Friday afternoon in
lionur of her guest. Miss Moore. The
occasion was one of the most delightful
social affairs of the season.
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Streckcr have
returned from an outing at Atlantic
Mrs. S. E. GarriSbn, Mrs. George
Dcitrick and Miss Nettie Cherry have
been in Pittsburg during the week vis
iting friends and relatives.
Miss Emma Payne lias returned homo
from Chautauqua, where she has been
enjoying a vacation of two months.
Miss Anna Bnhlman and sister,
Katherine, left Wednesday for l*'8
Moines, Iowa, where they will remain.
Miss Jessie Lund returned home
Wednesday afternoon from a pleasant
visit to friends at Wheeling.
Mr. T. H. Sudden arrived home
Wednesday from a trip to Pittsburg.
Miss Dell McLaughlin, of Caldwell,
is the guest of Miss Mary Morgan, on
the West Side.
‘ Mr. W. B. Gaitree. of Washington,
D. C.f has been spending the week vis
iting relatives here.
Misses Irene Cooke. Blanche T.ecper.
Helen Curtis and Jeannette Lick wood
were guests o Mrs. L. M. Skinner, at
rarkersburg, Thursday and Friday.
Rev. Fred Fisher, of Reed’s Corner,
N. Y., is in the city and will spend sev
eral weeks here visiting friends and
Mr. Alvorado C. Hasty and Miss Eliz
abeth Phillips, both of Marietta, were
united in marriage on Thursday by
Rev. M. W. Acton.
Miss Florence Dole left Thursday for
Beverly, to visit friends and relatives.
Miss Ida Nelly, of Parkersburg, is
the guest of Mrs, W. It. Grimes, of
Miss Eva Walters and sifter, Cora,
of Wheeling, are guests of Mrs. Will
Blohm, at the Hotel Arlington.
Mrs. Chas. Otis, of Washington, D.
C.. is visiting her mother, Mrs. A.
Washington. Pa., August 28.—Bush
Durr, the notorious young robber and
house-breaker, was sentenced by
Judge Taylor on Friday to serve twen
ty-five years in the penitentiary.
There w'ore seven different counts
against him to which he plead guilty.
Harry A. Jone*has returned from a
trip to Lake Chatauqua.
Colonel W. B. Tyler, of the tube
works, is in the east on a business trip.
Miss Kate Reed, of East Malden
street, has returned home from a visit
wfth friends at Sewicklev.
Miss Emma Mackey, of Y’oungstown,
O. . is visiting fri<r.<:.i at this place
The Washington Fair tills year
promises to be the best in m any years.
The management is sparing neither
pains nor expense to nnke this meet
ing a noteworthy one. The fair opens
on September 15 and continues three
Two type-setting maehines arrived
in town this week, and have been
placed in the “Reporter” office. The
machines are owned by a syndicate,
who will endeavor to furnish all the
offices in this section with their work.
The miners' brass band from Cook
& Sons’ mines have been playing al
Imost the entire week at this place,
land at the same time raising contribu
tions for the benefit of ihe striking mi
ners. They met with great success, as
there were but very few' who did not.
'aid them in some way. The sympathy
!of the people of this place are with
i these people, and they are willing to
: aid them in every possible way.
Several of the old soldiers from this
plac* attended the reunion at Buffalo.
C. M. Reed Is at Chicago on a busi
, Albert Anchors, who left this place
for Klondyke, sailed from Seattle,
• We^hington. on last Wednesday week.
! Doctor William Speer has returned
home from Atianic City.
The Athletic bast ball team of this
i p!arr- were dtfea'ed twice on Thur-*d'»y
by the team from B'Kler.
The union schools cf this place will
open on September 6.
Mrs. Minerva Stephens, of Wheel
ing. has been the guest of relative*
< here during the week.
Jack Ccelett has been on trial thl3
week for the murder of William Pugh.
1 at Canonsburg. last February. Th<y
j were brothers-in-law and quarreled
about the about the ownership of a
about the ownership of a pool
room. The plea was self-defense.
A sad occurrence connected with thit
trial was the sudden death or. Tuesday
evening of Mrs. Coslett, the aged
mother of the defendant. She lived at
Pittsburg, and came here to attend the
trial of her son. She paid a visit to
him at the Jail on her arrival here, and
shortly after, on arriving at a ho*ei,
she dropped dead. Her d=ath is sup
posed to have been caused by hca.*:
disease, caused by excitement.
Every customer will be treated to a
Sjvdal bargain In every thing they pur- r
GREAT SHOE SALE.1
Men's Fine $( W Shoes .S2 25
Men’s Fine $.1 00 8ho a . 1 h*J
|| B'a Fine $2 50 Shoes . 154
II S2 00 8hoea .1 li
Men's Fine $1 CO Shoes . 1
Ladles’ Fine Hand Turned St t» Shor* 2 2i
Ladies' Fine I-acef and Button S3 00
Shoe# . 1 M
Ladies' Fine Laco and Button SI TT>
Shoes .I U
Solid leather, honest w. ar, 1*90.)
*k\ II IS. M l
ic' pair Tan Lace 9*hocs S?c. woi
M • »>. .V. " c k‘i »; -'n'd
Mls.«o» and Infants’ Shots IK,
35c. 44c. . ,a
Mens $2 60 Stilt Hat* .U li w
CLOTHING SNAPS. 1
NVw Plaid Suit? The latest styles ar.J
beet make In the city.
Suits at 14 00, |4 50, $> O'. S*.» •|0. !■ 50.
It, vs’ School Suit? NJk*. II 00. H 25, |l 50,
worth double what we ask.
Youths’ long pants Suits, 61 <3, (2 25,
J3 00. 60. $3 St.
Men’s Pants fOc to 12 f>0.
Men’s Shirt* 25c. 35c, 43e.
Men’s Neckties 15c, worth .23<j
Sion’s Necktie* 26c, worth ..50*
Hats ami Caps. Men * and Boy*’,
Tam O’Shanters Mg. 23*'. 35c.
■Wrappers 60c, 60c, 75c, 89c. •
Silk Umbrella* 69c, TTic. S9o, Pto.
25 Bars Racket Star Soap.23a
Ladles’ 2'c latathcr Belts .12o
75c and II 00 Shirt Waist* 25c and 35c.
Comforts and BliUtkots 37c, 63c, S9c, 98c,
II 1S. |l 50. II 91
1 nderwear of all kinds.
5oc Window Shade* .• ••.
Lot cf good Shades 10 and 12c.
Iaidl*s’ lorur and short sleevo Vest*....15*
Ladles’ Shlrf Waist Sets. 6c. 10c, 15c,
New N’ei kw
Hosiery 6c. 8c.
Slates, pencil*, 1
ba - . •. 1 htr.ii «
Knives and Ko
Lace, Ribbons, it
Chair S> at.- ai d >.
Men’s Working Cj
Ladle*’ Wo-'b-n Skit
73c Men’s Shirts
Spo/dal sale on Sell
Clothing, School Supp
Thousand? of bargain
must have and goods >o
soil our goods. Wt :r
The only bargain hou
1102 to 1104
Too many good Pa
Must be sold at on
PAPERS THAT SOLD FOR Jc
All Go At 10c.
Our entire stock of Room Mouldings
at less than cost.
1 Persons having any Fall Papering to
do can save money.
26 TWELFTH STREET. _
PUSH! PUSH! PUSH!
A little word full of meaning. Bl ow tit
your great men. our I* edit* bankwa.
„ Pr)* .... vo ,Jl*ni. To what
for • la : f*f
1 How ha* Jacob Good mad* a «uoc*a* It*
th« iho* bu»ln«i«’ Nutrdng but Pt.'BIi
' and • < "lnr t i, t‘<r rh"« for th* mon*jr
, than 1 V .hoc man ’ In til* dtjr. Of
ro“r** our *ho*»have m*rU, but Wlth
• 1'fsif • > »,■ a . i not *o. Tt f
| hurhcl, I* an o’d .n.ulm. Jacob Good hll
BARGAINS IN SHOES. ■
w. don't -ay on cur t*ek< and M otfc- ■
*r merchants pan us. our word la ■
lIJi MARKET STREET SHOE STORE ■
i, , . un'r” o •h* CiV • V."e ; r* a'wiyi of) ^9
I th?- .ii'-r for »ho** -hit mu't P*• -old. W# ■
i ar. r;if:.t there with 'Pic ready < aafc.
I 7.■ . y r*. fimouiT' IH
OUR $1.50 AND $2.00 SHOES. M
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HOUM 1, MIX,
For Bale Cai
Cards. Call a.
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