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The (Til vey Murdor Trial
Etifleoce of tin Defense Ruled Out Dy
THE FINALE APPROACHING
SHAFFER LOOKING BADLY
AND NOT SO CONFIDENT.
DISTRICT ATTORNEY BROWN ADDRESS
ES THE JURY SYNOPSIS OF lIIS
From the Lock Haven Daily Democrat.
THURSDAY MORNING, DEC. STLT.
The court room was pretty well tilled
this morning, more so than at the lie
ginning of any morning session yet
The judges, jury, counsel and every one
interested in the case were promptly on
htm l. His honor,JudgeMayer,announc
ed that as long as there were seats back
the spectators could n ff be allowed to
crowd forward and stand around the
railing ; and after all wore seated, the
seating capacity of the room was en
tirely tilled. After opening the court,
Court Crier Crowley announced that al!
jurors, except the ones in the box, were
discharged from duty this week as
well as next.
THE DEFENSE OTENED.
Attorney for defense waived a
formal opening and called John Brosius
as their tirst witness :
John Brosius sworn : Am one of the
County Commissioners. Remember
when I went to the scene of Ithe mur
der. I was accompanied by Messrs.
Grugau, Ilerr and McNaul. We found
nothing at scene of murder. About
two or three miles from Culvey's we
found tracks from road to creek ; near
where Mr. Grugan found the gun.
(Witness here explained how Mr,
Gmgau found the gun.) Found foot
prints in soft ground. I measured some
of the tracks in the ground, and Mr.
McNaul measured some. We compared
them and both measured same length,
Mr. Abrams then wanted witness
to measure Shaffer's shoe, but
counsel for Commonwealth asked at
torney for defensa to state whether
Shaffer wore the same shoes now that he
had worn on that Saturday, Sunday and
Monday in August. Tne couit decided
that unless they had trie same shoes
it would nit be eviden re. The defei.se
were then allowed to put their eff-r in
writing, but the court did not tl.i k it
would be evidence. Shaffer seemed t.>
it- very much interested iu the prepare
ti. n of this paper by hi? counsel.
The court ruled the evidence out filing
his reason therefore. The attorney
for the defense then stated that as the
ruled out evidence was their only line
of defense they had nothi g turtiier to
offer and wduld rest.
THE PLEADING BEGUN.
The statement of the attorneys for
the defense, showing that the testimony
was closed,the lawyers began to prepare
for their speeches to the jury. District
Attorney Brown oj>ened the case on be
half of the prosecution by stating that
the case they had been sworn to decide
involved a crime the gravest known to
the law, and as it seemed useless to
further argue the matter, it was tlie
Commonwealth's duty to explain the
facts to the jury, so that they could bet
ter arrive at a decision. Mr. B. re
marked tha*, as he had promised at the
beginning, lie would show the most
brutish and hellish deed ever heard of
in the annals of crime. All that sur
prised biin was that a man, or a being
in the shape of a man, could commit
such a heartless and cruel act. T1 e
theory that Isiah and Nora Culvey bad
been murdered early on Sunday morn
ing had been proven, from that time
they had shown the trail until the time
Shaffer had been arrested. lie then ex
plained the manner in which the boJie3
were found by Mrs. John Culvey on
Monday, and of the alarm given bv her
and Charles Culvey, and the arrival of
John Culvey and Abram Stein. Then
he said, "You may wonder what was
the motive. It does not seem to be
necessary toehowa motive; but if more
than one, it might have been pi u rider,
and if only one, it might have been
lu3t." Mr. Brown then explained the
manner in which the bodies were found,
showing that Isaiah lay just as he fell
when shot as he had but one wound
and was clutching the grass and had a
chew of tobacco in his mouth, while
Nora undoubtedly was not found as
she fell, as the fact that she lay on the
broad of her back, with the clothes
torn from her person and placed under
her, besides the bundle of grass proves.
He then showed how her clothes had
been torn down in fiont, manifesting
the eagerness, impatience and liurry of
her violator. Mr. Brown then said :
"These facts show one hellish motive
for the deed. Another is. Isaiah farm
ed a small piece of ground, not having
sufficient amount of land to pasture his
stock and till the ground at the same
time. They allege that Isaiah went
out to cut grass for his stock. (Show
ing on map where grass had been cut
and thick growth of underwood be
tween there and the house.) It was al
so plausible that Nora was preparing
the morning meal. The potatoes had
been pared and sliced and she probably
was after a bucket of water, at Cherry
liun, returning from whence she may
have been attacked, and dropped her
bucket, running towards lier husband,
and crossing Cherry Run. (Which ex
cept for this she would not have had oc
casion to do.) She was probably over
taken and shot. Then it is probable
that her husband, coming towards the
buildings with his basket of grass, and
seeing her lying on the ground dropped
the basket and ran towards her body,
and in doing this he may have been
shot by a person concealed in the thick
et, very close to which the bodies were
when found. The other motive was
plunder, as the facts of the case snow
that the house of the victims was found
ransacked and in the greatest confu
sion. The watch is the clincher in the
chain of evidence against the prisoner,
as it was there ou Saturday evening as
late as six o'clock, hanging on the wall
in the Culvty house. The speaker then
explained how a person could come to
Lock Haven, even if the deed was done
as late as nine o'clock on Sunday morn
ing, as early as Shaffer got to the pass
enger defxit here in this city. We have
certainly proved to you that Luther
Shaffer <vas there at the time of the
murder and that he received some of
the plunder, and it is for the defense to
show where lie received it, if they car.
Mr. Brown then explained the fact of
the revolver and shells being of the
same calibre and the fact that the re
revolver is a live chamlier one ; and the
finding of the four empty shells in the
house proves that the man that did the
deed did not care to lie found on the
public road or by-way* with only one
cartridge iu his revolver. Then lie
went over the fact of his having been
seen by Had Allison producing levolver;
then by Kolert Billet-and Susan Reese,
who saw him on itiOU itain on old coal
Here Mr. Ilolohan objected to drag
ging in outside umttMS. The court de
cided that there had been nothing
brought in exc pt what was in evidence.
Mr. Brown st: ;>•! that he proposed to
argue the case manner; in fact
it needed no argumeut, and it was not
necessary to drag in outside matters as
there was too much in the case against
the prisoner already. Then stating how
Shaffer produced the revolver and how
Robby and Miss Reese ran away from
him in their I'iiglit, and next showed
where he had been seen on Sugar Valley
Narrows road on Saturday, at different
times, as late as 9.80 p. m. Next he
was seen on Sunday going to Kioto's
Hotel, getting his dinner. After din
ner he is seen in lumber yard showing
watches, among them the watch of
.John Culvey, which was seen at Isaiah
Cokey's house as late as six o'clock
Saturday evening, and it was shown bv
Shaffer on Sunday evening in lumber
yard, be having arrived in Lock Haven
four hours earlier. How in the name of
God could he have gotten it from any
other place but from the house of Isaiah
Culvey ? Then the speaker went over
the route Shaffer took up the river, and
where he sold the Culvey watch, and
also where he told a fellow-woikingman
that he was not going to "ham
mer hemlock knots'' any longer,
also telling him or the murder, being
the first to tell liiiu of it, and to the re
mark that the man ttiat did it should
be burned at the stake, lie said, "no,
that the man that had sand enough iu
the back of his neck to do such a thing
should be let go.'' Then he came ba k
to Lock Ilaven.but did not stay long,s
he found the suspicion was on Luther
Shaffer. He then starts back to North
Bend, and goes up creek towards Yoik
State, stopping at Edgar's and getting
his bundle, in which were the two pair
of pints—one of which had the
stains and the otuer corresponding with
the goods in Isaiah Culvey's vest.
Then stating on his road to the men at
the camp, that he was going to leave
the couutry, and finally, when he was
arrested he was only forty miles froui
the York State line. After lie was ar
rested, he said to Mr. Westbrook, "If I
bad not got lost in the woods last night,
you would not haye me here now."
Then he went over the analysis of spots
on chemise and pantaloons, and toid
the jury the test would be more fully
explained to them. He also stated that
he had no fear of the result as lie
tnougnt lbt-y had shown a chain of cir
cumstantial evidence that bound the
defendant tighter than any positive ev
idence that could bo produced.
At the conclusion of Mr. Brown's
speech, of which the above is only a
hurried synopsis, court adjourned until
two o'clock p. ui.
When Bby m sick, we pave her Canorta,
When she was a Child, she cried for Castoria,
When she became Miss, sho clung to Castoria,
When she had Children, she gaTc them Castoria,
Thou Shalt Not Steal.
The people of the United States orig
inally sell a certain portion of the land,
that all own in common,to Mr. Pioneer,
who pays his savings for the privilege
of individuality, and thus becomes the
owner of that set apart section of the
Not caring to improve all that he
paid for, he builds a bouse over a por
tion of it and lets the other portion re
main vacant so that on his own green
grass his wife can spread her washing
and his child!en can play.
Along comes a thoughtless theorist
full of love for humanitv, and declares,
as does Henry George, that the vacant
lot does not belong to its owner. That
any man has the right to erect a house,
barn, or pig-pen or tent thereon,and oc
cupy it during life, simply because the
owner is not using it for house purposes.
That a man has no right to any more
than he needs for the hour to sustain
Let it go so, because Ilenry George
We now find in Henry George's
pockets and in a bank that lie has se
lected, several thousands of dollars
that be c'aims are bis because he gave
homelluug for them. But these are
more than he needs to subside himself
during the rest of his naturnl life. Be
ing entitled to more than he can well
use, any one, according to his theory,
has a right to help himself to Henry's
There stands a barn full of hay and
grain. More than the owner of the
barn requires for Ins cattle. If the
theoiyof Henry George is correct, lie
can go into that barn and make his
home there, while the owner of the
baru sleeps in his own house, and he
cJn help himself to all in that barn over
and above the amount required to sup
port the farmer's cattle for an hour or
There is a store. It is filled with the
product of labor from a thousand estab
lishments, where skilled labor lias in
creased the wealth productions of the
country. There is more in that vast
store-room than its owner can use in a
dozen lifetimes. According to the
twaddling theory of Henry George, any
one can gc in and help himself to all
the store-owner is not actually using.
What a grand idea is that presented
by Henry George. It is a tiitie better
than anarchy, as it throws itself, in
stead of bombs of dynamite.— Pome
roy's Advance Ttwuqht.
A California lleaeli.
To Kate the beach was a never fail
ing attraction. She and (Joodnow now
had many a horse race from Castle
Rock to the wharf, a good half-mile. . .
A mile beyond the wharf the beach la
bordered • y a set leg of low sand.heaps,
over which one looks far up the valley
to the Mission. Beyond these aie high
bluffs, which rise abruptly from the
watei's edge to a height of lifty feet.
Their face ia scarred and yellow, but
their tops are carpeted with giass, and
in spring with patches of yellow mus
tard and wild flowers. The deep color
ing of the bay, the dull yellow of the
beach and bluffs,the green tufts of grass
and the wild flowers creeping over
their edges, the distant hazy islands,
the long stretch of curved coast,nniunt
ainguarded, were always noticed and
admired. As they cantered over the
shining sands the waves softly br ke iu
snowy masses of form, and the waters
often battled the horses' feet. It is pos
sit le to ride all the way to CarpeHteria
byway of the beach at low tide, a dist
ance of eleven miles. There is a con
stant succession of cows and crescents,
(tad at the western edge of Cnpenteria
b< gins a line of sandduues, low and rol
ling, and fringed with low-growing
reeds and bushes.
There was still another beach ride
that all liked. It began at the w barf ex
tended west-ward along the beach, pst
steep bluffs, to a foot-path that turned
inland through a narrow opening
among the coast hills, ilalf a mile
beyond the wharf a rocky headland,
knowu as Castle Rock, projects across
Hie beach, and over this the road led.
Kate always rested her horse ou reach
ing the top, and look a good log look
at the prospect It commanded The view
neross the valley to the mountains and
along shore to Carpenteria, Ruicon.and
Vaniura points, was unobstructed. This
headland is thlityiuiles from Santa Bar
bara, and forms a neck of land that at
tirst is only a few feet above the watei's
edge, but which soon meiges into a
mountain. .. It was tne middle of
January now; but the air was warm,the
sky was a cloudless blue, and among
the grasses growing al >og the edge of
the cliffs were brightly cob red wild
flowers. Tiring of the sea, she I ad only
to turn btr head to see the valley, or
c uld look on both at the same time.
0!d Juan come with her one day, and
told what he knew of the neighborhood.
Toe Point, he said, used to be called
La Punta del.Castillo, and when the
Spaniards were the only people living
in Saul.t Barbara there was a strong
sort on the level ground back of the
rock— H fort of eaitb mounted with four
brass cannons When n ship sailed into
p*.rt, laden with goods from Spain, and
bringing many alovertohissweethean,
li e soldiers (1 red the cannon and the
ship returned the salute. On hearing the
noLeJthe people ran down to tlie beach,
and waded into the surf to pull the
b ats ashore. Among those who one
day went down o meet the Ship was
old Tom iso. He exacted a certain
senorita from Spain to he his bride.
*ll llw h hnrrmr, rmiT stie
did not appear, they told him the truth.
She wh mi he sought had died on the
voyage, and was buried at sea. Poor
Totuaso! He fell on the sands,and was
as one dead. Fiom that time his mind
was gone, fter a long illness lie came
evety day to the b"ich, watching for
his beloved one. For many years be
waited, running down to help haul iu
every boat and looking long into each
face, but never saying a word. He died
watching, too: for one day they foui d
him dead on the beach, his face turned
toward the sea and his eyes wide open.
—Rhcards Roberts, in Harper's Maga
SWALLOWED HIS FALSE TEETH.
At Least a Western New Yorker
Thought He Had the Symptoms.
Mr.; Walter Pettis, a prominent citi
zen of Sinclairsville, is the victim of an
odd incident that has created a great
deal of amusement in his section. In
attempting to eat an apple the other
dtyhe discovered that his false teeth
were missing. lie at once concluded
he had swallowed them. He said to
his wife that he could feel them in his
stomach and Dr. Stevens was sum
moned in much haste.
The doctor made a careful diagnosis
and was at a loss to know how a large
plate could pass into the stomach and
Mr. Pettis not be aware of it. Dr.
•Stevens said some soothing words to
his patient and withdrew. Mr. Pettis
did not believe this treatment heroic
enough for such an extraordinary case
and he and his wife boarded a train for
Buffalo. Dr. Stevens in the meantime
telegraphed to Buffalo to be sure the
teeth were in the men before cutting
him open. Two or three Buffalo doc
tors examined Mr. Pettis and were un
able to locate the hard substance which
he assured them was slowly killing him.
Mr. Pettis was of the opinion that he
should be cut open without delay, as he
knew it would come to this sooner or
later. At this juncture a telegram was
received from Dr. Stevens that the
plate with all the teeth intact had been
found between Mr. Pettis' house and
In reply to a crowd of grinning
neighbors who met Mr. Pettis at the
depot on his return, lie said : "I sup
pose you fellows are awfully tickled,
but you are not tickled half so much as
A MAN in passing through the woods
tramped on a large blacksnake. It
sought safety in a crevice of the rocks,
but before it got entirely in the man
got a good grip on its tail. Ihe coil of
the snake within the rock made It im
possible to pull it out. After a careful
consideration of the situation, the man
bent down a neighboring sapling and
tied it to the tail of the snake. He
then took his seat on a stump near by
and patiently awaited the result. In
about two hours lie bad bis reward,
when the steady pull of the hickory
sapling brought out the snake and sent
it whizzing into the air.
If You Wish to tie! There.
Never buy anything that you can
Never return anything you have bor
Never promise only what you can
Never earn a dollar so long as you
Never read a newspaper that gives
you now ideas.
Never do to-day what you can put off
till to morrow.
Never lot loose of a dollar, once you
have clutched it.
Never give your olllco txiy a dime
extra once in a while.
Never subscribe for a newspaper so
long as you can borrow one.
Never call upon a friend only when
in want of some favor.
Never keep your word or ptotuise, if
you don't value it at par.
Never go home to your family till
every other place is shut up.
Never pay your printer oroditoiso
long as you can stand him off.
Never tell the truth while you can
use an old or invent a new lie.
Never sjieak against any one who, for
for the time, is accidental y popular.
Neyer speak kindly to a 1 members of
your family lest they all come to love
Never go into drinking places with
out treating all the old sponges wailing
for a wet.
Never admit to yourself or otleis
that you are not the smartest prison n
Never speak in defense of a friend or
other person till you are sure you are in
Never trust in yourself so long as
you can find any person.no matter who,
, to advise you.
Never cleau the dirt from under your
; linger nails while you can shut your
lingers into your palm.
Never, never, never neglect to climb
up your ear and find fault with any
thing, everything and everybody.
Observe the above crumbs of comfort
and you will gtt there, if your destii a
j tion is out in the cold.
Short Hear Stories.
A near weighing . r >oo pounds was
killed on Flint River, near Albany,Ga..
by the citizens, who never saw a bear
: in that neighborhood before.
A man was going over the Rocky
Mountains for pine logs, diiving A wa
gon. On the top ot a latge rock by the
side of the road was a young bear, ttie
| mother baying started up the mountain
iou the approach of the team. The cub
not moving, tiie mother cam • bounding
back to it, and giving it a nudge with
her nose, started up the mountain
again, expecting the cub to follow.
Hut the little one made no move. Tl e
old bear then came back a second time,
ami taking the cub in her paws gayt
him several cuffs. The cub then obey
ed ordeis and followed the old bear in a
gallop up the side of the mountain.
A passenger train on a Florida rail
road stopped some fifteen miles from
Cedar Key to prevent a collision with
i auuio U, wlum n-Wiwir-tmrr tniiic
trotting leisurely o.:t of tlie woods
climbed upon the platform of a car and
entered the express room, where he
found three strings ol iish and some
bacon, allot which went quickly into
ins maw. When the train started on
the swaying of the car shut the door.
I The bear soon became tired of iiis ride,
and looked about for means of egress,
i Nothing appeared so vulnerable to him
as the windows in the rear of the car,
which were protected by iron rods a
hout a half inch in diameter. lie se
lected one of these, caught two or three
ol tlie iron rods with his paws, and,
giving them a ling, broke and twisted
tliern off clean. His txwly was then
j drawn through the aperture and struck
| the ground like a rubber ball. He turn
i ed two or three somersaults and bob
bled off into the woods—if the local
newspaper told the truth.
An Indiana Man's Big Feet.
There is no greater curiosity in hu
man form in Indiana than Riley Smith,
who for years lias wandered about
Bloomington, most of the time depend
ent upon the township for a livelihood,
says the Chicago Tribune. lie is re
markable as being the tallest man, tlie
smallest about the waist, and having
the largest feet of any person in the
whole county. He is six feet seven and
one half incites in height, measures
twelve inches about the waist, and
wears a number 17 shoe, that by actual
measurement holds one and one-fourth
pecks of corn. He weighs 145 pounds.
No shoe is made by the trade large
enough by tour numbers, and when a
pair is demanded, Smith's order is sent
to a Louisville (Ky.) firm, where the
shoes are made according to a measure
ment kept by tliern. Once each year a
pair of plough shoes are ordered. They
weigli almost ten pounds, and are made
of heavy leather, and have broad heels.
The shoes are 16 inchts long, the heel
measure is 13 \-2 inches, the instep 101
inches, and the ball 10 inches. Smith
is a native of North Carolina, is 40
years old, and emigrated to Indiana in
I*6o. He is married and lias two chil
Has Sullivan Kept Ills Promise.
WASHINGTON,I)ec.B. —Patrick Dug-
Kan, the crank, who internpted the pro
ceedings of congress by singing the
"doxology" on the first day of the ses
sion, is a noted enthusiast and has
many stran. e experiences. Soonaftrr
John L. Sullivan opened his paloon in
Boston Duggan, under the direction of
the Lord, as he told a reporter, went
into the restaurant, walked up to the
pugilist and said: "I wish you would
give your heart to the Lord." "Why?"
asked Sullivan after he hnd recovered
from his surprise. "Because," answer
ed Duggau, "you would gain eternal
salvation. Then think, Mr. Sulliyan,"
he went on, finding that he was not
likely to be hurt, "what an effect your
conversion would have on the world
and how many would follow your ex
ample." "You are right.my boy," said
the fighter, "and I promise to tbiukthe
The Bt. Louis (Unite Democrat says
"It is the remaik of n prominent physi
cian, who has givcw much time to the
aubject, that 7<> per cent of the women
of tlie Wast are burdened with growths
of hair upon their faces. Neaily every
brunette is affected to some extent in
this manner, and it would only require
a little cate and pi act ice on her part to
bring forth a visible crop of what the
callow male of 18 anxiously waits and
watches for on his face, liloudes aie not
so badly affected, as the growth of
hair upon their faces is too light and
too tine to bo observed, except upon
very close inspection. "However,"con
tinued the physician aforesaid, "alien
the blonde does have a growth it is of a
greasy, shiny nature, that is far moie
harrowing to her feelings than the black
d III that appears upon the brunette's
tace. No doubt the cause that affects
the color of the skin also affects the
growth of the hair, for the darker the
complexion the greater the growth will
be. It may be takeu us a general rule
that any lady who wishes to rid herself
of a moustache or a beaid will only in
crease its thickness after she bruins to
pay attention to it, for shaving, oint
ments, burning and plucking will not do
otherwise than invigorate the roots aud
follicles. It is only by killing these fol
licles. that the hair will cease to grow
and electricity Is the only means yet dis
covered to accomplish this end. The
process is novel and interesting. .Several
pjyj-ici.wia of this city have acquired Hie
science of using the electric needle, ai d
have been engaged for some time in the
work of ridding woman of the greatest
miseiy to which she cm fall heir.
A Mother's Wisdom.
'Fish again,'petulantly exclaimed a
young lady at the table. 'I declare,
mother, you are determined to give
us girls a Vurfeii of it.'
'Those are my sentiments exactly,'
remarked the eldest sister. 'Mother
entertains an idea that our brains
need cultivating, and as fish is said
to be good for the brain,she is anxious
to promote its healthy growth.'
'lt is not for that purpose,' replied
the old lady. 'lt is not given you as
a brain food—not!at all.'
'Then why do you give us fish diet
three times a day V nsked the third
sister. 'ls it a matter of economy ?'
'No, my children, not exactly, in
the strict sense of the word.'
'Then why do you insist upon hav
ing it served three times a day ?'
asked another one. 'You must be a
ware that it is exceedingly distasteful
to us.' 1
'Fish is really beneficial, my daugh
ters, and high medical authority as
serts that fish is rich iu phosphorus,
and as you have all reached that jieri
od iu life when it is lime to seek a
matrimonial ulliunce I have dieted you
on fish,as phosphorous is the principal
rngrtdlfiil Tu making mulches.'
Moxt tint One Year's Imprisonment.
New York, I)<c. 8. llerr Most
was to-day deiiied a new trial and
sentenced to one year's imprisonment
without a (lite for making an anarchist
a;eech. When Most readied the tombs
an examination of the commitment
failed to reveal any memorandum of an
arrest of judgement. Wardtn Walsh at
once decided to send the prrsioner to
Black well's Island, and was about to
order htm back to the Black Maria,
when lawyer Ilowe came and informed
Walsh of the facts. A clerk in court
had neglected to endorse the order stay •
ing judgement on the commitment.
Later in the day he obtained from
Judge Donohue aw rit of habeas corpus
returnable to morrow morning, when an
application to admit Most to bail will
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! BE YOUR OWN DOCTOR.
, THE QRAKDEBT
Remedy of the Age,
, MENTHOL, OWMAUER,
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lot sy eei-.timrs tr:s a ctu.
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u 11. >y rot r it. anl it' received iu good condition
r m moy w II bo rotundod.
end laai'.-u f.uaon i;.j>Ueat°
H. D, CUSKMAN.
1 Tlire- E Ivc— r ' -K
W' I CURE
U Jion I say CniK I do not mean merely to
K|,;l them LOR N time. ami then liav* tliem re
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FITS, EPILEPSY or
A life long st: - dv. T WARRANT my remedy to
I VKK llie worst cu-cs. Because others have
all<-d is no reason for not now receiving ;i cure,
-end a "!tce for a tnallse and a I'kk KOTTLB
•r in IVKW.t.iULK iteMEOY. Give Kvnress
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Malaria, Dumb Chills,
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they Khould be In every household.
The Great Ilon.ehoUi Cleaner. A Matfe Brilliant Polish for
Metals of All kinds, end will clean and scour Glass, Wood, Ac.,
snd where a fine polish Is required tt Is unsurpassed. Guar
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IIP Reado Bt.,N.V.
We are constantly represented on tbo road, and In all prin
cipal cities, by resident salesmen, and soil goods used by
Grocery trade for Uome and Export trade, we have un
equaled fasUltles for selling goods (n all parts of the world. If
yoa have any article or articles yon wish to sell to Grocery
trade, that baa not only merit but will compete with any simi
lar, let us hear from you.
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BBOKSB3 AND COMMISSION MERCHANTS,
110 Rad St., New Vofc Olty.
BAKER'S VITAL RECERERATOR
NERVE TONIC removes all consequences of
folly and exoees; renews the energy, courage and vigor
of youth. Cures weakness of mina and body; Nervous
Debility, Spinal Exhaustion. Loot Manhood, eta A
I 4Mir* to toll ■MCIAX. Attention to ton.
portent point* of Mo*ltento loond only ■
THC CHAMPION LAMP.
1. Combustion tM|y
S. •• ** ll **•
only Argnnd JShH OWL*
which ha. n WHI U whloh
current of al* Burns AlXtho
circulating ttu< *
tween the <>i holds a
well and FULL '
r.r~ w£23l'w u
heating VQW "*•*/
of th* Oil anolds Ylll
and making TM W DUKIKO
A. J. WEIDETfEB, M. f*wr f Mat
Mo. M A iesond fttrtot, Vhlladalphla, Pa.
*SS FLFLMRAI' IIIIOIL 5
® iililMM r/l
WANTED IN EVERY FAMILY
To Replace Broken Cane.
RE-SEAT YOUR CHAIRS.
Aajtodjr ess apply jfrklt "$ 3^
So Her hen ic needed.
NOJLD BY hdh# j^V
TRADES. iiTiar Vj^i *
In buying new Chain, ask lot those with
Halt WOOD'S Bed Leather Finish Heats.
Thoy merer wear onu
MOORE COUNTY GRIT.
?orUU Oon IDlli uA xmctosM.
The Beet In the World for making fine table
meal; for grinding Com. Oaia. Bjre, Barley or
any mixed feed. It cuts all fibrous matter bettac
than any known stone or buhr. ,
sent on application.
27. a MLLSTONE 00.,
P&&KEVOOD. MOORE CO. I.C.
The Palmer Boss Churn.
ii Wl Mow in Use.
S6(UX)O vortt DM last Ttzr.
|IN Largest Barrel Chora Fto>
v . Tory in the world.. <
It makes mors batter,
c peri or quality of but-
a harder, better grain.
SiPd 81 Ss&r ou -
M Churn works so easily.
Cham deans so easily.
It keeps oat eoid air: it keeps oat hot air;
ft is perfect, so they all jay.
Art your dealer for the M Palmer Bess Char*,"
and if he does net keep it, send to tts for circq.
iar and testimonial letters. '
H. H. PALMER A CO., Rockfbrtf, L
THE BEST WASHER.
Ladles and LmumMm should A
inrcsiigate this machine at ear* gsw*
It will tare yoa time, labor and K loi
money. Tho only washer be lit V M 3.)
on the trae principle. Will save I
its cost in three months.
hare same control of clotbes
with y oar bands and wash hoard njSnPiNHH}
and will wash them in half the I '■ "I fen I
time, as yoa can use hot ends I fcfc&fiJ
while rubbing th m, without
putting your hands la the water.
Don't spell yomr hands and temper ST allow
your laundress to rain your clothes with acids.
Ask yoor dealer for * The Best Washer,"
send for circular to
' H, H, PALMER A CO., Rockfbrd, HI.
IN CONSTANT USB.
Buy Direct from the Manufacturer.
Wholesale Mann factoring Proes from
ill ll 1111.
LARGE SOLID WALNUT CALCS.
BEST SEASONED MATERIALS
VOICED TO PERFECTION,
TONE IS UNSURPASSED.
EVERY ORQAN WARRANTED FOR
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"READING ORGAN CO.,
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IR.3S O. Feu.
STO GROCERY" We wast A! real-
of BPKCIAL STAPLE and IVtI'OKTKD GOODS
Used by the GKOCKKT tr OKSBKAL STOKES,
ad complete line of .ample. ; among which are
Baking Powder, Bitter*. Blacking French), Blndng; Canned
Goods? Chocolate, Oat Seal, BaUTns, Prunes 0" fancy bo**
our own Importation), Oliver Fancy Shelf Oeode, King BUian
Polishes and Paints, 4c , Ac. Sample, consist of principal
small articles; price list of bulk good s. New goods constantly
arriving;samplesol which are at once seut, Llsiof oommis
sions varying to tales in ea. Our terms are Nett Cask ooall
bills under ttsoo—so deye over. We will send on receipt of Two
Dollar., sample*, list, *c,, same to bo refunded on receipt of
salesman's diet order or order, of M"..eo, thereby furnishing
SAMPLES KKEB. Al references required, and In some cases
TS?' you know
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any line sold. We guarantee prices and qoalily of all our
goods. Should your trade, alter a trial, warrant It, we wUI
pay salary and expenses. Write as, and If we have ©o ona
mr your section, we will wad samples, if we have your deposit
will be returned by return mall. First-class men oalyaeea
apply. No agents or canvasser* wanted; and our commlsekms
are such that Aimcn. can make a steady good Income the year
GRIFFITH, TUTHILL A CO.
Broken aai Oonaiuiqß Xerehastt,
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