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The Spirit of Democracy, September 14, 1899

The corn crops will loose considerable in production this year on account of the present drouth. Some people have commenced to put their corn in shocks. The tobacco crop is short for the want of rain though the quality is apparently good and will make a bright crop. The potato crop will be just about enough if properly cared for, to save buying next spring. The hay output was only medium. The apple orchards in places show up well. Some however, are failures.

C. L. Eberle of Calais and his son William Eberle of Quaker city left yesterday for an eastern tour and will go to several of the Eastern cities.

Mrs. John Egger of Wheeling, who has been visiting her parents in Calais, returned to her home last week.

Mrs. W. A Hodge and children who have been visiting Joseph Hodge, returned to Wheeling.

F. W. Greeneltch retuned home Saturday from a business trip along the B. & O. Railway.

Mr. Lydeck of Quaker city is building a new livery stable for the Wehr Hotel.

Mrs. E. B. Dickerson has recovered considerable from a s spell of several sickness.

S. A. Brownfield and Harvey Carpenter were in town on business Friday.

John H. Goodhart and F. S. Cleveland have improved in health.

Enos Brownfield was a business caller in town last week.

Mrs. J. H. Hamilton is ill.