Clipped From The Daily Review
ran. the light as we after of. is eighty- seveu single; single. John Tom children; John Boyle, sin special from in Monday HOW PETITIONS ARE SIGNED. The Prartlcul Joke on a Writ Virginia Hoait Surveyor. WHKKUNO, W. Va., Feb. 5.--The county court of Preston county was astonished the other day when James Carroll, a prominent, although illiterate farmer, presented a petitiou, signed by 2,'iOot his acquaintances aud friends, praying that he bo banged and that the court appoint a day fot the event. It turned out after un invextigatiou that Carroll was a road v u n e o r , auddeHired He asked Dr. .lames A. Cox to draw paper to that effect Cox Is a wag, knowing t h a t Carroll could not a petition asking t h a t he be waited curiously to *-eÂ» bow many people would smn il w i t h o u t k n o were doing. Ahout '.'50 signed the papet without re.ill; UK it The reuiamdei "caught on" mid allowed the paper to its roiuirtn.