January 5, 1884 The Saturday Review East Liverpool Area Briefs

January 5, 1884
The Saturday Review

Area Briefs East Liverpool

The potteries remain idle this week.

The schools will open again next Monday.

Tuesday was the gloomiest day of the year.

Mr. W. A. Calhoun left on Wednesday on a visit to St. Louis.

Mr. C. W. McCoy, tax-collector, is at the Thompson house this week.

Our tradesmen report having done a splendid business during the holidays.

Miss Amanda Estep of Pittsburgh, south side is visiting the family of Rev. G. G. Westfall.

Mr. A. B. Taylor and wife, of East Liverpool, are spending a few days with Mrs. Taylor’s mother, Mrs. Kerr, River Avenue – Toronto Tribune

The “Return” has resumed her trips, but was obliged to lie too just below Walker’s on Wednesday, on account of the high winds and rough waters.

The tug-boar I. N. Banton, with a tow of coal, was wrecked at Davis Island dam Wednesday morning. The boat was burned and four men are supposed to have lost their lives.

Miss Lyda Irwin, Miss Annie Stevenson and brother of Wheeling, and the Misses Prentis of Steubenville, spent the holiday with R.B. Stevenson and J. Foutts.

Rev. Wm. Gaston of Cleveland was here on Monday, visiting his sick father. The condition of the Senior Mr. Gaston is reported as somewhat improved since our last issue.

Joseph W. Allison, Esq., one of our best known citizens, died on Sunday morning last, aged 53 years. The funeral took place on Monday and was largely attended. Fairview Courier.

Dr. Myers and associate are still at the Thompson House. Cases who were pronounced by the supposed best authority in the county as hopelessly incurable are now on the street.

Those with weak or deformed eyes, should not fail to consult Dr. Myers and associate, at the Thompson House where a large assortment of genuine imported German Crystal spectacles can be obtained.

James Leigh, Sr. D. D. G. M. installed officers in Star of Promise Lodge No. 435 Salineville, Wednesday evening, and in Wellsville Lodge No. 123 Thursday evening. He will install officers of Hanover Lodge No. 635 this evening and East Liverpool Lodge No. 379 Monday evening.

Wallace Bruce’s mew lecture “Native Mettle” has the true ring. It is a happy subject, eloquently and dramatically treated. It goes stright to the hearts of the audience and will draw the lecture-going people this winter like a magnet. Chan???? Herald Aug 8, 83. Bruce will lecture here January 17th.

James Leigh Sr. foreman at C.C. Thompson & Co.’s pottery, was presented on Christmas eve with an elegant gold-headed cane bu the employees in the kiln department of that establishment. Mr. Leigh was waited upon at his home by the donors and Mr. Jos. Beardmore made the presentation speech.

The hardware store of Shannon Bro.’s was entered early Monday morning by parties who carried away goods to the value of perhaps a hundred dollars, principally in the shape of revolvers, pocket cutlery, etc. The entrance was effected through a window off Union street There is no clue to the thieves.