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in use for over SO years
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All Counterfeits, Imitatioi
Experiments tliat trifle w
Infants and Cliildren?Ex
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goric, Drops and. Sootlcin
?ont'.:;ns iieitlicr Opium,
substance. Its age is its ;
and allays Feverislmess.
Colic. It relieves Teetliin;
and Flatulency. It assin:
Stoniacli and Bowels, giv
Tlie Children's Panacea?'
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in Use For <
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S By our- System
S that is, making deposits and withdrj
== saving than banking in person. A
=E your request. Our capital and reso
^ Our advice, embodying the successfi
^ is at your command.
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Th urscia
Tlie Most Elabora
That will visit y<
THE BEST *38*
.\n Entertainment for the
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Positively Two Perform
ADR35SS2QSSS?Adu
KEEP YOUR El
Had No Use For Her.
A certain small village in the Wes
far removed from the noise and bust
of commerce, boasts a female preac
er. and the lady's duties are man
One day she may visit the sick, a
other attend a funeral and the ne:
baptize a baby. One afternoon si*
was preparing the sermon for tl
following Sabbam when she heard
timid knock at the parsonage doo
Answering the summons, she found
bashful young Germaii standing c
the step twirling his straw hat
his hands:
"Good afternoon." the preacher r
marked. .. nat do you wish?"
"Der say der minister lifed :n rh
house, lieli?"
"Yes, sir.
"Yess? Vel. I want me to kit me
riet."
"Ail right, I can marry you." si
V said.
The lady's hair is beginning to s
ver and the German glanced rt
Then he jammed his hat. on his he;
and hurried down the path.
' what's the matter?" she callafter
him.
/"You gits no chance mit. me," 3
called back. "I don't vant you; I h
got me a girl alretcy."?Springfie
(111.) News.
s Bought, and wliicli lias been,
i, lias bonic the signature of
. has been made nnclcr his peral
supervision, since its infancy,
nvno one to deceive you in tliis.
is and. " Just-as-good" are but
itli and endanger the health of
perience against Ilrrpcriiuent.
DASTORiA
ibstitute for Castor Oil, Pareg
Syrups. It is Pleasant. It
Morphine nor other Narcotic
guarantee. It destroys Worms
It cures X>iarrhcea and Wind
g Troubles, cures Constipation
" Hl,>
llliltCS UlC A VWUj J v ni<nyv,j
inyr liealtliy and natural sleep.
The jMotlier's Friend.
TORSA ALWAYS
e Signature of^
aye Always Bought
Over 30 Years.
MURRAY ETRCZT, fJEW YORK CIXV.
rth Avenue, Pittsburg, Pa.
of Banking by Alail vj
.xirnlc -inct. ns pflsv and far more time jSl
little booklet telling why, awaits
urces speak for themselves. EE
ll business experience of years, =
r- $121,000,000 |
111 in m i n > u> WW. \ v ? \ x v WW
B BOONI
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"IfyililD
1<& Circus.
las. Gommenciino
w_ 6Q.
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te'Tented. Exhibition
3ur city this season.
IN AMERICA
LADIES AXD CHILDREN.
STREET PARADE
LV AT SMOON.
anc-es Daily?Rain or Shine.
Ets 25c, Children 15c.
Z~E ON THE DATE.
Water Off.
t. KANSAS CITY, Mo.. May 6?The
le CiTy Water Service was cut off by a
li~ terrific tain storm Thursday night,
y. i he mains being carried away by the
n- force of the water.
'
ic
"7"nmarin In Ol^plhnmp.
le
a c; RIDGE PORT. Oklahoma, .May 0.?
r Cordell. 'Helena and Tiznberlakv. all
a in Oklahoma, were damaged severely
>n by tornadoes Thursday afternoon.
jp The loss to property and crops is
heavy and information is scarce.
j
e- ; ?
! The Roane Record remarks that
lf? some very bright and sincere men
change their politics, and instances
die reversion of the Hon. Alfred Cald'r"
well, of Wheeling: Hon. Phil. Snyder,
of Charleston; Hon. C. E. Hogg, of
ie Pt. Pleasant; Wm. A. Parsons, of
Ripley, and thousands more in the
j*" State, and adds: "From the changes
lt- that have and are taking place West
lc* Virginia, at the least estimate, should
give 30.000 Republican majority."
eel
he There's no occasion for a man who
af courts a widow to lose any sleep, if
Id he isn't her choice he'll soon know it,
and if he is he can't lose her.j
-O ' ' \ * . ''1 \ . ,
J ^ j l y
DISH
How Mrs. Radnor Refused To View j
A Disaster Pri losophically.
iVII S. itaunor, WHO wu.o luanuij,
investigation of the large china closet,
uttered a wail of grief that brought
her devoted husband on a run from
the library.
.. nat on earth have you done?" he
inquired anxiously, "Have you hurt
vourself? Come down off that stepladder
and lot me see. Here, let me
lift you down."
"Keep away from me." said Mrs.
Radnor. I'm all right, but look at this
pickle dish!"
"W hat p>ckle dish?" asked Radnor.
"It's that old majolica." moaned
Mrs. Radnor. "Don't von remember
that dear majolica dish with the dolphins
on it? I tipped something over
)!i the top shelf and it just went
smash. And just when I wanted to
use it! "
"Why. I haven't seen that for
/ears." said Radnor. "I'd forgotten
"bat we had it. So had you, I'll bet."
"I hadn't anything of the kind. And
t was just exactly what I needed for
he olives to-morrow night. Mr. Janevay
is such an enthusiast about old
:hir.:i and I know he would have admired
it." "tniim
will break, you know. Don't
.'eel so bad about it."
"t can't help if. The dear little
lish! You don't know how much I
bought of that wish. William, or you
/otiidn't stand there looking at it in
it at indifferent manner."
"I'm trying to look ar it. pliilosoplii
^ally- ir you IJ oniy luiijjv iu jumacn
har it will all bo the same a hundred
/ears i roin now."
"Don't be horrid."
"w'ell, you know that we broke Lliat
: Canton bowl the year we wore
oari'ied. and you tbought a lo: of
rhat."
"i know, but that was a long1 time
ago."
* Oh. throw the pieces away. Come
town from the ladder and stop lookns'
so woebegone. What difference
ioes it make whether it was just now
broken or whether it went to sniasn
veer ago?"
'\A great, deal of difference. And to
break :t just when 1 wanted to use it.
oo, after keening it carefully all this
time!" _ .
"See here." said Radnor, alter a
moment's pause, "I want to tell you
something. You didn't break that
dish, i broke it myself considerably
aver a year ago. If you'll look you'll
see dust on the edges of the fractured
pieces. It was cjuite an accident,
but 1 thought you'd feel badly
about it, so I hid it away on that
high shelf, intending to take it. to a
china hospital some time. But. you
u.dn't, seem to miss it and I forgot
it. Now don't you feel a heap better?
It's ancient history."
"I think you are as mean as you
can he," said the lady with flashing
eyes.
^That's all I get for owning up and
trying to console you," said Radnor.?
Chicago News.
French Judicial Official Badges.
In the waistcoat pocket of an old
jailbird just arrested in Paris once
again a curious discovery was made
on his being searched. A silver
medal was found bearing the name
and address of a country examining
magistrate. Similar tokens are issued
to all judicial officials in France, and
also to Deputies and Senators, and
serve on occasion as proof of identity.
In this case there was no doubt ihat
the prisoner and the official described
on the medal were quite distinct persons.
.The former, on being questioned,
said that the token in r:?iss!
tion had been given him 1>3* a woman
j whom he named, and who was soon.
i in her turn, arresteci. br.e reiaieu ?ms
! story of the magistrate's medal with
gusto as a first-rate joke. She and
! another woman, having met him in a
music hall, had been asked to supper
by him. Subsequently her friend had
; rilled the judicial gentleman's pocket
I and relieved him of 4,000 francs and
his identification medal. She herself
had only obtained the medal as Iier
share of the plunder, and this she
had given to the man now arrested,
because she thought he would certain|
ly find it to come in useful. He did
so. as a matter offact, having, as has
been ascertained, eaten dinners on
credit at various well-known restaurants,
and even borrowed money
from the landlords in the bargain on
the strength of the magic token.
The examining magistrate, who holds
jurisdiction in a Normandy town, has
been advised of the recovery of his
medal and rather wishes it had not
been found.?-Paris Correspondent to.
London Telegraph.
THE GREAT WEST
President Harriman Found Evidences
of Prosperity On His Travels,
The Crops Are Good.
\
NEW YORK,. May G.?President K.
H. Harriman. of the Union Pacific and
Southern Pacific roads, who has just j
returned from a tour of inspection of j
those properties, says be found condi- j"
tfons in the West and Southwest j
much better than he thought they |
would be. He felt warranted in or- !
dering more equipment for the Har- i
riman mads than he originally inten- j
ded to order. Regarding Southern j
Pacific. Harriman said that the road j
was now beginning to see daylight in f
the matter of extraordinary expenses, j
He hadn't given much thought to divi- j
dends on Southern Pacific, but iuti- j
mated that once dividends were begun |
they would be continued. Crop condi- j
tions in the West ami Southwest, according
to Mr. Harriman, were much
better than tne government reports
indicated. Of the West as a whole, he
said he thought more conservatism
was being shown there than here,
and that country he believes is in
good shape to look after its own
financial requirements.
GALL FOR REPUBLICAN DISTRICT
CONVENTIONS.
To the Republican voters of Marion
county:
Conventions of the Republican par
ty of the several magisterial districts
ol* Marion county are hereby called
to meet on Saturday, the 4tli day ol
June, 1001, at 2 o'clock I?. M., for the
purpose of electing delegates to the
following named conventions:
To the State nominating convention <
to be held in Wheeling on the 12tli ;
day of July, 1004.
To the Judicial convention to be i
held in Morgan town on the Nth duv
of June, 1004, at 10 o'clock A. AI.
To the Senatorial convention to bo
I. erea I"ler called.
Also to transact such other business ;
a may properly come before said
district con von tions. :
The said several district ^onven- ;
tions will be held at the respective
places hereinafter named; and will ,
Meet the number of delegates herein
after designated, and no more, that
is to say: i
Fairmont, district: convention wi'l ,
meet at the OourL-hot?se in 'ho CHy
of Fairmont, and is entitled to elect
the following number of delegates:
To the State convention, <>.
To the Judicial convention, !i.
To the Senatorial convention, 1).
Grant district convention will meet
in Monongah (meeting place to be
provided by district committeeman).
State convention, lb
Judicial convention. f?.
Senatorial conveutlon, 5.
Uincoin district convention will
meet at Farmington school house:
State convention, J.
Judicial convention. 5.
Senatorial convention, 5.
Mannington district will meet at
Town of Mannington at school house.
State convention, .S.
Judicial convention, 11.
Senatorial convention, 11.
Pawpaw district will meet at Neptune
school house.
State convention, 2.
Judicial convention, o.
Senatorial convention, J.
Union district will meet in the
First ward of the City of Fairmont,
at the school house.
State convention, 4.
Judicial convention, G.
Senatorial convention, C.
Winfield district convention will
meet in Mt. Harmony school house.
State convention, 3.
Judicial convention, 5.
Senatorial convention, 5.
It is requested that in making selection
-of delegates, that only those
be selected who are likely to attend
the convention to which they are
made delegates. The call for the
State convention states that no proxies
will be admitted as delegates.
By order of the Executive Committee.
harry SHaW, Chairman.
A. L. LEHMAN, Secretary.
Dated April 30. 190-1.
L.OS3 OF LIFE f N TEXAS.
Tornado -.weeps Over Large Area
and Does Much Damage.
DALLAS, Texas, .May C.?Consider
able loss of life and immense property
damage attended a storm that
burst over Northern and Northwestern
Texas at nine o'clock Thursday night.
From Moran, in Shackleton county.
a dispatch has hecn received tnat several
persons were killed by the storm
which took the proportions of a tornado.
There was another tornado
with the loss of life in Parker county,
near Weathcrford. r
A Cloud On the Horizon.
"Do you ever have any trouble .in.
your church, Uncle Ephriam?"
"Not y'lt, suh, 'but *!e yohzig- folivs
is awganizin' .a choir, suh."?Chicago
Tribune.
BLISS May Bi
_ CHAIRMAN
OF THE NATIONAL COMMITTEE
TO SUCCEED SENATOR HANNA
?GAVE OUT A STATEMENT
CONCERNING QUESTION
s, NEW YORK. May 5.?Cornelius M.
Bliss to-day pave out the following
statement regarding the report that
he will be chosen National Chairman
to succeed Senator Hanna.
In view of the calamity of Mr.
Hanna's death and the illness of Vice
Chairman Payne, it is true that I have,
as an officer of the executive commit
tee of the Republican committee for
12 years consulted with the leading
members of the party. Senators and
others as to the organization of the
Executive committee. Several gentlemen
have been considered for the
chairmanship and other othces. subject.
of course, to the approval and
action of the National committee.
It will be 110 difficulty in definitely j
settling the questions at the proper
time, that is. when the committee j
meets in the convention in Chicago in
June. Up to the present moment,
however, no actual decision has been
made as to chairman and probably
none will bo made until that time.
Pig And Pony.
Here it is: **I am the owner of a
pony and a small black pig. which,
after t he manner of the .country, runs
loose and finds its own food. The
pony is kept stabled at nitfhf, but for
part of t ne day is out grazing and is I
fed with corn every morning near
the dining room window. The corn j
is put in a box which rests on the j
ground. When the pony comes ho is
always accompanied by the pig. who
sits between his fore foot and occasionally
takes a little corn himself.
It he takes too much the pony gives
him a gentle bite, as a reminder not
to be greedy. if he takes too nif
Lo be greedy. The pig steeps against
the stable door (it is not allowed to
go inside), so as to be near its
friend, and when the pony is grazing
i he pig is always just alongside.
When I go out for a drive or a ride
tnd the pony has to wait, friend pig
iics down between his foot until we
start. On returning from the drive
' '.o p!g jump about. making the most
absurd antics to greet bis friend, and
grunts a queer, sharp grunt, looking
for all the world like a fat and j
clumsy old spaniel greeting its mas- i
tor. It then trots oil" to the stable
with its friend. No other pig dare
go near the pony, as he lias a great
dislike for the animals as a whole,
and bites them savagely/'? L,ondon
N ew s.
"Whar 13 Dat Veal?"
They were lounging in Senator Foraker's
smoking room the other night,
Speaker Cannon arid a dozen Senators
and Representatives, and this was
Senator earmark's story, when it got
up to him:
"Just after the war, in reconstruction.
days, the Democrats down in my
way hired a negro to do some eara
t. Ic. T?>*?/? This
paignmg ii 10
negro dwelt with great fervor upon
the scandalous way the North was
treating ..e returning Southerners.
"'Why,' said the negro orator, 'tie
prodigal son was treated better dan
dese wince folks is being treated.
You all remembers about dat prodigal
son. When he come back his
father met him while he was yet afar
off ,and put a ring on his finger and
a new robe on mm, and killed de fat
ted calf?yes, suh, de fatted calf.'
"Then a Republican negro campaigner
followed. 'Dat nigger didn't
tell you all right about dat fatted
call business." he said. 'De straight
oh de story was another way. You
must remember dat de prodigal son
was sorry for his misdoings. He j
come back and 'lowed to his father
dat he was not worthy to be his son.
but was willing to go right out into de
cotton field wid de Oder field hands
and pick cotton.
" 'Is dese yere Southern white folks
sorry? No. suh, not a bit. Dcy don't
supplicate lor anything. Dey just
ojv.cufwifpp 'round 'emselves,
stalks in and say, "Whar is dat veal?" "
?Washington Star.
EPWORTH LEAGUE RECEPTION
Was a Very Pleasant Affair?Excellent
Program Rendered.
A large number of persons attended
tin* Epworth League reception, at. the
First M. E. Church last evening. Each
member was invited to come
and bring a friend. The following
program was rendered:
Piano Duet?Misses Robinson and
Fleming.
Reading?Miss Riggs.
..Vocal Solo?Miss Gordon.
Reading?Miss Smith.
Piano Solo?Miss Carpenter.
Reading?Mr. E. M. Hali.
The program ims followed by a social
^hour and dfcghtful refreshments
wore" served. ^Hpryr one, present re-,
ports a
jffislfflSS . ..
IBciiCK SKAUE :?!
CONDITIONS
INCIDENT TO THE GOOD WEATHER
IS THE REPORT OFTHE
INTERNATIONAL MERCANTILE
AGENCY.
THIS WEEK HAS BEEN ESPECIALLY
GOOD FOR THE FARMERS
IN THE MIDDLE
WEST.
'J'0
NEW YORK, May G.?Special advices
from important commercial centers
to the International Mercantile
Agency show that, better trade .incident
to more seasonable weather, has ,
been reflected this week, in a revival
of business which bids fair to exceed
the usual volume. This is peculiarly
so of clothing In the Northwest, which
shows results ahead of 1903. In sections
where low temperature continues.
dry goods are quiet with notable
falling olT of "tilling in" orders usual
at this season. Spring is still a month
behind in some regions, although reports
from many centers indicate genera!
improvement over a week ago.
Chicago reports some decline in
building preparations due largely to
high prices for material and difficulty 'r
in securing supplies.
The outlook ill other districts is
satisfactory \\.. conditions excellent
and branches of hardware showing
decided improvement. Jobbers report
good fall orders, and some Increase
| in spring business.
The i 11 tl u x of exposition visitors to
| St. Louis has stimulated trade-in that
vicinity. Tobacco is active at the
j Son Mi. under the influence of boom
prices, from which the producer has
! thus far derived small benefit. "V
To-yUIo industry is still depressed.
General distribution of merchandise
has boon accelerated in most branches
during the week. :
Crop news from the Northwdst is
satisfactory. While the seeding has "
been lafe in some sections, improved
wcatlior conditions have favored the
work. so that it is now in full operalion
in territory where it had been
specially retarded. High prices for
when, have stimulated a larger increase
so that tin? farmers are doing
a good business.
This week has been especially favornhi*
tor growing crops in Kansas^ i.
.Missouri. Illinois, Oklahoma and fowa: \
i Condi: ions of growing winter wheat
i end oats show marked improvements.: :.;;j
Warmer weaker with slight precipii
ration accounts for Vhe better results.
MR. MORLEY
DENIES Ti- HE HAS JOINED
T CATi.OLICS?HE SAYS
. not a Shadow
OF FOUNDATION FOR IT.
LONDON, May 6.?John Morloy, the.
-.iiii-nr anrl statesman who
it was reported yesterday, had joined
the Catholic Church, denies that he a
had any idea of taking such a step
.Replying to a message sent him by ?
your correspondent, Mr. Moriey said:
"'1 ..ere is not a shadow of founds- '
lion for the rumor."
The Birmingham Post says that
Moriey will visit America in the
autumn and deliver a series of lectures
at the Pittsburg Institute.
St. Louis?1755-1904.
!"V.y-j'j {fV?j
The owl was in the hollow tree.
The river flowing sluggishly, ^
The stars above, the mist below, \
j The moon upon it white as snow.
No sound disturbed the silence there,
No smoke-wreath trembled on the air.
No vision of thy tutiire fame.
To stir the sleeping forest came.
St. Louis.
Then came a gentleman of France r'SS
With pennon, plume and gleaming . T:
lance, i
A.nd next a daring pioneer
A little tract of woods to clear.
l ie reared a cabin on the shore, e'f
With running roses round the door,
And planted things that grew apace. . .v
And built a wharf and called the place
St. Louis. V'.-s
\j
Roof after roof, and spire on. spiib, ' -r
! Arose to catch the morning's fire; . " A
The river loamed, the paddles flew. . - t,
A mighty city grew and grew.. - Crowned
with electric lights it stands
And girt with steel in shining bands.
With traffic roaring at its gates,
?-;.io ow?a o-inrv nf the* States? v
St. Louis. " ; ;. .'V:
I Two hundred years ago or less
i Thy site was but a wilderness fi
!5ut now thy i'air, -with all its arts,
its riches, from a thousand marts. J
Its treasures from the land and* soa,
Can show no marvel like to thee.
Whoso wheels and wires are ne'er at
, rest,
O wonder of the busy West.
?Minna Irving, in Leslie's Weekly.
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