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Athens Messenger And Herald (Newspaper) - December 6, 1900, Athens, Ohio A _ a. The a thens messenger Ain Heb Alo december 6, 1900. The Athens Wesselt amp be and Herald a nut id it to Toner i befall company. Red w. Bush a editor Mil manager. Or. Subscription a Tisi you. Him year to paid in Advance. I of add of county if paid in Advance. I a thursday december 6, 1000 it it said that up to within a year the residents of the quiet Little town of Mcconnelsville had to Send a Telegram whenever they wanted to Nee something go fast. Within the last few months however a a bucket shop dignified by the App probative title a aboard of Exchange a has been established and so rapidly has it swept the hard saved earnings of its patrons into its capacious maw the Telegraph office has been boycotted by the ambitious citizen who wanted to see a things go the name a aboard of Exchange was a Lucky hit for the management As it is sufficiently comprehensive for the moral citizen who does not believe in gambling to hide behind hence some of the Best citizen of the town Are number among the patrons of the president s message. The president s message was delivered to Congress at two o clock monday. It is an instrument of about 20,000 word and is a Complete history of the momentous times this country has passed through since the president s last message. The chinese trouble is taken up first and is exhaustively treated from the beginning to the present. In conclusion of the chinese matter the message says a the matter of indemnity for our wronged citizens is a question of of rave concern. Measured in Money alone a sufficient reparation May prove to be beyond the ability of China to meet. All the pokers concur in emphatic disclaimers of any purpose of aggrandizement through the dismemberment of the Empire. I am disposed to think that due compensation May be made in part by increased guarantees of Security for foreign rights and immunities and most important of All by the opening of China to the equal Commerce of ail the world. These views have bean and will be earnestly advocated by our in foreign affairs it is recited that our country Matie an enviable showing at the Paris exposition. The administration is in favor of restricting the Sale of liquor to All uncivilized Peoples especially in the Western Pacific. Good will prevail in Germany and our life insurance companies May now operate in Prussia. Our Friendly relations continue with great Britain. Japan has decidedly strengthened its relations with us and other countries by its co opera Tion in the chinese affair. The nicaraguan government shows a disposition to Deal freely with the canal question either in the Way of Neotia Lions with the United states or by taking measures to promote the waterway. Satisfactory Progress has been made toward the conclusion of general treaty of peace with Spain. A commercial arrangement will Likely follow. Our claims upon the government of Turkey for injuries suf feted by american citizens gives Promise of satisfactory settlement the consular service is commended for obtaining a wide Range of in formation As to the industries and Commerce of other countries and the opportunities there afforded for introducing the sate of our goods. The surplus revenues of the government for the year ending june 30 were a tardy eighty millions a pleasing contrast to the six preceding years when an aggregate deficit 2h4 millions is noted. Our foreign Trade shows a remarkable increase. A reduction of the internal Revenue tax is recommended. Congress is again urged to take immediate action on measures to promote american shipping and foreign Trade. It is again recommended that Congress take Early action to remedy such evils As might be found to exist in connection with combinations of capital organized into trusts. Former recommendations in regard to the Philippines Are reiterated. Civil government Bas been established in Porte Rico and a similar government is being provided for Cuba. A Cable is recommended to connect this country with Hawaii and on to Manila. It is believed that tie president should be Given Power to increase the army to 100,0p0 so Long As the affairs in Cuba and the Philippines remain As they Are. The government justly appreciates the services of its soldiers and sailors by making pension payments Liberal beyond precedent to them their widows and orphans As is shown by the increase payment of 1107,077.70 during the past year. The closing paragraph is As follows a in our great Prosperity we must guard against the danger it invites of extravagance in government expenditures and appropriations and the chosen representatives of the people i doubt not furnish an example in their legislation of that Wise Economy which in a season of plenty husbands for the future. In this Era of great business activity and Opportunity caution is not untimely. It will not Abate but strengthen Confidence. It will not retard but promote legitimate Industrial and commercial expansion. Our growing Flower brings with it temptations and perils requiring constant vigilance to avoid. It must not be used to invite conflicts nor for oppression but for the More effective maintenance of these principles of Equality and Justice upon which our institutions and Hap Pinea depend. Let us keep always in mind that the foundation of our government is Liberty its superstructure peace a Washington letter Washington. Dec. 3.�?it was an extraordinary event for Congress to adjourn immediately after assembling on the first Day of the session but the cause was also extraordinary. In the deaths within a few months of senator Davis of Minnesota and senator Grear of Iowa Congress and the country met with an extraordinary loss and it was fitting that Congress representing the country should take advantage of the first Opportunity to publicly Honor their memory. Time is precious at this session of Congress which has so much important work that it ought to and that it Hopes to do but time can never be too precious for some of it to be used in honouring the memory of patriotic statesmen. This action on the part of Congress was in Accord with the wishes of president Mckinley. A a a naturally there Are differences of opinion among Republican leaders As to the legislative programme of the session but they Are mostly minor differences and All agree that it must be a session of hard work and the conferences now going on will result in an agreement upon a programme and in United Effort to carry it out with no unnecessary delay. A a a senator Platt of new York said of the probable legislation of the session a i think the ship subsidy Bill the army reorganization Bill the War Revenue reduction measure and the Isthmian canal Bill will All pass. Personally i favor the Nicaragua canal Bill. I consider the Nicaragua route he Only practical one and i believe it will be one of the obstacles in the Way of Nicaragua canal legislation was removed when Secretary Hay and the no Carugan minister signed a treaty for their respective governments which concedes to the United states All necessary rights and privileges for the construction of the Nicaragua canal and negotiations for a similar treaty with Costa Rica Are now under Way. The Nicaragua treaty will at once be sent to the Senate for ratification As will the Costa Rica treaty As soon As it is signed. An Effort will also be made to get immediate action on the treaty with England popularly known As the Hay effete treaty which deals with the same subject. A a a senator Elkins thus briefed his ideas of what he hoped Congress would do a the first Bill i want to see passed is the Isthmian canal Bill. I want to see the canal built by american capital and controlled by the United states. I am not in favor of any treaty that will obstruct its passage. The canal is necessary for our Protection. Congress i believe will pass the ship subsidy Bill. The country needs More ships and i understand that it has been impossible for american shippers to secure vessels to carry abroad the goods actually engaged to fill out of town news Contini to Shou Kiu Hill Paus. Judson. I or. Orwin Chappell will move in the Morrison House owned by Charles Williams. Or. And mrs. Dalton Chappell Are Are moving from where they now live to the farm owned by mrs. San born. The next teachers meeting will be held at the Cather a school House next saturday afternoon. Every teacher is expected to be there. There was a Surprise birthday party at or. And mrs. Hiram Sprague s monday. There were forty one present and the gifts amounted to 18 15 the party was nicely treated and All had an enjoyable time. Prof. A. H. Dixon of Albany will meet the teachers of Lodi at Jerseyville saturday december 15. We would like to have All the teachers Many of the parents and All of the school Board present at this meeting. Or. And mrs. Fred Finsterwald had the misfortune to lose their seven year old daughter on thanksgiving of diphtheria. She was buried at Clark s Chapel saturday. Their Little boy is also very sick with diphtheria. The House has been quarantined. Hull 8lmeo� Buck who has been ill for some time is recovering slowly. Or. Whit bean has rented the old Home of or. George Lawrence and will move into it at once. Or. George Lawrence moved his family on the new farm which he lately bought of or. Golden Frost. Miss Meda Lefever who has been with her Uncle at this place for a few weeks was called suddenly Home illness of her father a. Lefevor. Nelson Villi. Charles Sheppard spent monday with friends in Logan. Or. And mrs. N. Hill were guest of Columbus friends Over thanksgiving. L. Lam pm an of St. Deter mo., is the guest of his brother l. Lamp Man. Miss Bertha Hoodlet of Chauncey was the recent guest of miss Lizzie Hill. Miss Bertie Walker of Lancaster was the recent guest of miss Mabel Gibson. George Roach was the guest of Columbus friends the latter part of the week. Miss Lenora Wells has gone to Columbus where she will enter the Public schools. Mrs. I. W. Gibbs and son Frank of Athens Are the guests of friends and relatives in this City. Mrs. Eugene Cable and daughter miss Lena spent saturday with friends in Columbus. Mrs. Fol Cooley and children Hattie and Mcmanigal were recent guest of relatives at Orbison. Fred Thacker was the pleasant guest of friends in Springfield the latter part of last week. Misses Laura Morehead and Rosa Devore were recent guests of Columbus friends and relatives. Miss Bertha Musser returned to Columbus monday where she will reenter commercial College. Mrs. Thurman Rhodes of Lancaster was the recent guest of her parents or. And mrs. L. Bateman. Mrs. Hannah Berry returned saturday from an extended visit with relatives and friends in Columbus. George Smith Telephone manager in this City has returned from a pleasant visit with his parents at Jackson. Mrs. James fierce of Athens spent sunday in this City As the guest of her daughter mrs. Thomas Edmundson. Or. And mrs. A. H. Carne spent thursday in Columbus As guests of their daughter mrs. Thomas Johnson. Miss Martha Pickering returned to her Home in Lancaster sunday after a pleasant visit with relatives in this City. Or. And mrs. Edison Cooley of Athens spent sunday in this City the guests of Richard Barnecut and family. Or. And mrs. George Fenzel of Athens were recent guests at the Home of Mont Pennybacker on Columbus Street. Misses Mayme Washburn and Belle Dew spent the latter part of last week with friends in Groveport and Columbus. Mrs. J. A. Dean and mrs. A. Shaw of Columbus were the recent guests of j. Dean and family at the Dew House. Rev. A. E. Mccullough of Murray City and Rev. We. J. Jewett of new Plymouth called on Nelsonville friends monday. Mrs. Bert Lloyd it of Philadelphia pa., and Mother mrs. Frank Wells of Murray City were recent guests of mrs. James Smith. John Riley has returned to his Home in Mcallister Indian territory after a pleasant visit with his Many friends and relatives Here. Or. And mrs. John Hill and daughter miss Lizzie were guests of Ben Hill and family at Chauncey the latter part of the week. Miss Sarah Taylor and or. Charles Stillwell were married in Athens Friday at the court House. E. T. Rose performed the ceremony. Guy Dew Charley Crook and Walter Hanning students at the Columbus medical College spent thanksgiving with their parents in this City. Mrs. Forbes Davis of Hemlock and Charles Potter of Chicago were entertained thanksgiving by their Mother mrs. Benjamin Russell. Or. And mrs. E. Welch gave a family dinner party thanksgiving at which they entertained l. Landman and family Robert Doan and family j. F. Welch or. Junkerman and family of Lancaster and c. L. Lamp Nan of . Albany. Miss Hattie Ito setter of the state Hospital spent sunday in Albany. De. A. Vorhes and daughter miss Ada visited relatives at Frankfort and Chillicothe last reek. La. Brown and family spent thanksgiving with mrs. Browne smother at new Straits Ville. P. Morse is very seriously ill with typhoid fever. Mrs. J. E. Cline is also suffering the same disease. Union thanksgiving services were observed at the c. P. Church Rev. Beadle of the m. P. Church conducted the services. Seventeen members of the Young menus a Good time club held their annual banquet at the hotel Gillogly thursday evening. . A. Society held a banquet for their members wives and sweethearts at Vorhes Hall tuesday evening of last week. Rev. Sam Fulton of Gallia county has been employed As pastor of the f. W. B. Church Here and moved his family to Albany last week. Mrs. Carrie b. Postlethwart and sons of Atchison Kansas have been the guests for several Days of their cousins postmaster j. H. Duffee and family. Henry Fisher sold his farm to a or. Hopkins of Meigs county and has moved his family to the property of t. Milter who recently moved to a a. H. Hailing insures everything Athens Ohio. December unloading Sale now going on at Sam Sommers. Look Over the list of a few of the Many bargains you will find during this Sale. Extra special bargains in dress goods. 40 in. Satin Soleil Black Only Worth 05c Sale Price 39c. 44 in. All Wool Small figured Black brocade Worth 85c Sale Price 49c. 52 in. Venetian cloth Worth 11.25 Sale Price 75c. Ladies swell Box Coats All silk lined Worth $15.00 Sale Price $9.49. A lot of children a eiderdown Coats. Sale Price 45c. 24 Plush capes All we have left of that number Sale Price 89c. 50 pieces of the Best Quality Cal cos Sale Price 3fc per Yard. Ladies fleeced Vest and pants. Only a limited Quantity to sell. Sale Price 13c each. Ladies fleeced Union suits 29c a suit. Buy your blankets and comforts now and save Money. Fur scarfs and Collaretti. They Are going to be sold during this Sale for less Money than you can buy them in Cincinnati or Columbus. A special Linen Sale. To in Satin damask All Linen Worth $1.00 Sale Price 75c. Ladies petticoats. $1.50 mercerized silk Petticoat Sale Price 98c. Ladies Flann eled House wrappers. Made of Fine Quality of Flannelette beautifully trimmed Sale Price 49c each. Ladies dressing sacks. $1.25 eiderdown sacks in Blue Pink and red Sale Price 89c. Menus macintoshes. We have about two dozen of them. Sale Price 95c each. Menus Good heavy Wool socks Sale Price 10c a pair. Too pairs jeans pants lined. A Corker. Sale Price 69c a pair. T i come in and see we hat we will do for you in the Way of menus boys and children a suits and overcoats. You done to want to miss it it Means Money in your pocket. Sam Sommer. Stewart building. Guysville. Blanche Light is visiting friends and relatives at Athens. Miss Ina Murphy spent the latter part of last week at Athens. Mrs. Nelle Earich of Athens is visiting her sister mrs. H. I bean. Miss Nettie Light of the o. U. Spent several Days Al Home last week. Miss Frances Ewers of Stewart visited mrs. A. Whitacre Friday. Frank bean wife and two daughters visited friends at Stewart sunday. Ethyl Yore visited miss Sadie Shel Don at Athens the latter part of last week. Mrs. Riley and family have moved from their farm near Here to Athens. Ansley Cornell and wife visited their son Ira at Athens saturday and sunday. In. Laura Glazier spent thanksgiving with her sister mrs. Lovel bean at Stewart. Guy Johnson of Chester spent saturday and sunday with his sister mrs. J. B. Smith. Rev. J. N. Pilcher and wife of Canaanville visited their son or. Pilcher thursday. I. S. Rimes of Chester visited his sister mrs. E. Coleman sunday evening and monday. Rev. L. L. Cherrington commenced a series of meetings at Canaanville the first of the week. Mrs. Carrie Webster of Roxabell visited her aunt mrs. Calvert the first of the week. S. T. Hull and wife visited their daughter or. Mcvay at Athens Friday and saturday. Mrs. Addle Bundy spent thanksgiving with her daughter mrs. Lena Cornell of Triadelphia. Miss Sadie Sheldon closed her school Here wednesday and returned to her Home at Athens. E. In Kiehl and family of Belpre visited her parents c. Calvert and wife the past few Days. Fred Finsterwald of Hamden visited his parents j. H. Finsterwald and wife several Daws last week. Mrs. Branch Tresize and Little daughter Gertrude Are visiting her Mother mrs. Nickoson at Hull. Mrs. Annie Stillwell and Little daughter of Chillicothe visited j. B. Smith and wife thursday and Friday. J. W. Murphy wife and daughter. Miss addle attended the funeral of mrs. Will Blackburn at Athens monday. Misses Luta Hammond and Nell Coleman were the highly entertained guests of miss Frances Ewers at Tewart thursday. Bart c. Hayes has entered College at Dixon Illinois. After taking a course there he expects to enter the Law department of the University of Chicago. His Many friends Here wish him Success. Gloves Comfort dress whatever the needs we can fill them. The Stock of gloves Here is remarkable for two things Good Quality and moderate Price. Whether you buy for warmth or style you la be Well pleased. Give us your hands and Well cover them with value for Little Money. And neck wrists body and feel can also e Well fitted at Small Cost. Grones amp link. Tailors hatters and men s furnishes opposite court House. Athens. Ohio. Beebe. Mrs. And mrs. J abe7. Frost of big run Are the guests of relatives Here. Mrs. Fred Payne of Marietta was the guest of relatives Here last week. Albert Crippen and wife of Chillicothe Are the guests of mrs. Louisa Crippen. Or. Pearl Jewell gave a dinner to his relatives and friends on thanksgiving Day. Or. And mrs. Allan Rhode aver of West Virginia were recent guests of relatives Here. Or. Emory Minear of Indiana was the guest of mrs. Eliza Minear the first of the week. The social Given at the residence of or. H. A. Cook on thanksgiving Day was a Success both socially and Anan Dally. Big runt i. E. Rathburn and wife were visit ing at Hixon last week. Isaiah Clark died thursday and was buried at Haga cemetery. Memorial services for deceased members of Grosvenor Post g. A. R. Will be held in Hall at Broadwell Friday december 14, at i p. In. All Are invited. Grosvenor Post no. 743 g. A. R. Has elected officers for the coming year As follows Post commander i. R. Rathburn s. V. C., j. E. Linscott j. V. C., j. R. Wickham q. M., b. H. Ellis burg., m. Vernon chap., h. H. Wharf o. D., Perry Root o. G., George Ogg. I have accepted the Agency for the above machine and would be pleased to exhibit it to parties who want a first class article at a reasonable Price. Mrs. Lizzie Smith West Union St., Athena Ohio. Administrators notice. _ or by riven thai the under sign Duli applet and qualified As of Lac state of a. Russell late of Athens county. Ohio deceased. I to. Francis Russell. Dec. S to 20 1000 no. 4�ws of. It met a Golden Relief. To a. Araca or Scorso to aim Eis of

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