The Secretary of State has issued a charter to the Columbia Guano and Phosphate Company. The office will be kept at Harper’s Ferry. Capital stock $5,000 with the privilege of increasing to $200,000. The incorporators are Edward E. Bailey, Danville, Ill.; James W. Walsh and E. Brand, Washington, D. C.; W. C. Jones, New York and Benj. F. Herr, of Harper’s Ferry.
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