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VOL. 33.
Mil Do Hire
Is still doing business and expects to be
whether they strike gas.or oil. My stock
is complete in every line. - - - - - -
Dress Goods.
I have the largest and best assortment
ever kept by me, which I am selling at
Come and see the beautiful styles in
Ladies Capes and Jackets, cheaper than
you can buy the same in the large cities.
Also Misses and Children's Jackets. - -
My Shoe Department
is well stocked with Ladies, Gentlemen's
and Childrens wear. Cheaper in price
not quality) than any exclusive Shoe
House can afford to sell for. -
It is not necessary to enumerate the many
bargains I have for you. Come and see for your
selves. We will take pleasure in showing you
them, whether you wish to buy or not.
v J Dealers in
V P Staple and Fancy Groceries, Dry
/ \ Goods, Fresh, Salt and Smoked
J V Meats, Fruit in season, Tobacco,
x y Cigars, Confectionery and School
I V Supplies.
v J A complete line of Fall and
112 t Winter Goods.
j S We would be pleased to have
( V you call and inspect our stock
1 J whether you purchase or not.
C i Goods delivered anywhere in
3 town, free of charge.
l|\ /|| N0.43, W. Fifth St., Emporium.
\ \ N \ \ \ X \ \ \ \ \ \ /
UtrcM la
y Opposite M. E. Church, y
% Our new Pall and Winter Goods
% have arrived and we are now «£
% turning out the very latest in j|
/ /
Call and see our new line of £
• piece goods, embracing all the
* most popular fabrics. Lotli im-
/ ported and American. Our prices /
/ are right and we grantee a fit. /
/ A force of first-class work
men are now in our employ. £
112 Give us a call and see it' we cpn- $
/ not save you money and at the /
same time give you jour money's
J worth. ' <
I R. SEGER & Co.;
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The Old and New.
Regular meeting Borough Council,
March 7th, 1898.
Present: —Messrs. Day, Thomas, Hacket. Bal
cora, Tulis, Warner, Burns, Olmsted ami Palmer.
Minutes of previous meeting read and ap
On motion of Mr. Balcom, seconded by Mr.
Day, the following bills were ordered paid:
A. 11. Shafer, surveying, $ 2 00
•J. A. Fisher, blacksmithing 2 78
St. Marys Gas Co., gas for March 1898.. .34 00
Johnson & McNarney, attorneys, 17 10
C. Jay Goodnough, Secretary Borough .10 00
O. Jay Goodnough, Secretary Cemetery,.lo 00
John Kelly, work on streets, 3 10
Thos. Smith, work on streets, 3 00
Thos. Cavauaugh, work on streets, 1 00
Edward Miers, work on streets, 5 50
Ted Viner, work on streets 1 50
Moved by Mr. Hacket, seconded by Mr. Bal
com, that the Secretary be authorized to draw
orders for the amounts due the several fire com
panies on account of appropriations, when re
quested so to do by the projier officers of the
companies. Carried.
Moved by Mr. Warner, seconded by Mr. Tulis,
that tliu water question be laid over for a month.
On motion the old Conncil then adjourned.
The new Council then convened and elected
Mr. S. S. Hacket temporary Chairman and C. J.
Goodnough temporary Secretary. Messrs.Burke,
Burns, Lloyd and Strayer presented their cre
dentials and were duly recognized as members of
the Council.
There was present the full board.
On motion of Mr. Balcom, seconded by Mr.
Warner, Mr. S. S. Hacket, was unanimously
elected President.
The election of Secretary then being in order,
Councilman Palmer nominated Mr. C. Jay Good
nough for the position. Councilman Burke,
nominated Mr. A. H. Shafer. The election was
ordered viva voce, and the following vote was
For Goodnough:—Strayer, Lloyd, Palmer, Bal
com and Day.—s.
For Shafer:—Burke, Burns and Warner.—3.
Not voting—Hacket.
C. Jay Goodnongh was declared elected Secre
tary for the ensuing year. *
Moved by Mr. Day, seconded by Mr. Palmer
that Mr. W. F. Lloyd be elected Treasurer for
the ensuing year. Unaimously carried.
The Council then proceeded to the election of
Borough Attorney. Councilman Day nominated
-Messrs. Johnson & McNarney. Councilman
Hacket nominated Messrs. Green &. ShafTer. The
election was ordered viva voce and the following
vote was taken :
For Johnson & McNarney : Strayer, surke,
Palmer, Balcom, Burns and Day.—G
For Green & Shatter: Lloyd, Warner and
Messrs. Johnson & McNarney were declared
elected Ruiuugli Attorneys i' -i tl>o wn.iuiiif; year
The election of a Street Commissioner was laid
over for one month.
Moved by Mr. Balcoiu, seconded by Mr. War.
ner that the regular meeting night be fixed for
the first Monday of each month at 7:30 o'clock p.
in. Carried.
Moved by Mr. Balcom, seoonded by Mr. War
ner that matter of recommending a Poorinaster
for appointment be laid over for one month.
Moved by Mr Day, seconded by Mr. Balcom
that chair appoint a committee of three to confer
with the Rescue Hook and Ladder Company
with" regard to lilting a room for the use of the
said Hook and Ladder Company. Carried.
Chair appointed Messrs. Day, Balcom and
On motion the Council then adjourned.
That Histake.
Editor Press:
Will you kindly allow me a brief
space in your columns to answer the last part of
Mose Carpenter's attempted self-vindication in
the "Letterman matter," in last week's issue.
I would say to Mose Carpenter that he has
made another mistake when he refers to "Rip"
as "Hercules." Goon and fight "Kip," but let
"Hercules" alone, for when you aim your shafts
at me you have struck the wrong hen roost and
won't need one of Sam McCoole's line-tooth
combs for your blond curls, when you are through.
I have had nothing to do with this matter what
ever. I let family affairs fight family affairs and
you have mistaken some of them for me, or pur
posely tramped on my toes, and you know what
that means. lam never ashamed of my ancest
ral namesake.
Now, Mr. Mose Carpenter you have dished up
a lot of hash in this matter and It has evidently
soured on your stomach. The natural conse
quence is you have squealed— something for wh icli
you are notorious. Yes, notoriety pales its face
when you are set up as a squealer or boaster.
You may have as many friends as I have, but
they were among the missing the morning after
the election, when you ran for commissioner,
and you went down the street like a Thanksgiv
ing gobbler, making everything red, until you
ran up against something small in boots. Then
i the color changed, but your old ways don't
change, Mose, they will be with you until the
i resurrection morning, and the apple boughs will
' blossom a good many times before that day.
I I have never stooped to protect a felon, either
i by voice or pen and 1 am sorry that the accom-
I plislied Mose Carpenter, with a home circle as
I bright as his, should draw his sword in such a
cause and then squeal.
j From the Chicago Leader.
"Mrs. Clara C.Hoffman, of Missouri,
j delivered a most powerful address, entitled "The
| Dominant Issue," under the auspices of the West
i Side W. C. T. U. in Western Avenue Methodist
. Episcopal church, Sunday evening, October 9th.
; The national reputation of Mrs. Hoffman as a
j speaker of great force and power drew an im
mense audience to this meeting, from all parts of
the city, and many .vere at first unable to find
i seats in the main auditorium until chairs were
brought into the aisles.
| Mrs. Hoffman spoke for nearly two hours with
I great eloquence and fervor, and those who have
i heard this gifted woman declare it was one of
the finest efforts of her life. The rich melody of
' her strong voice, Hie deep pathos >t her pleading,
combined with her handsome, motherly face,
added to her strong magnetism as a speaker,
held her hearers in rapt attention."
Remember that Mrs. Hoffman will speak in
Emporium, on the evening of March 19th.
Pure Bret!.
Cornish Indian Game, Golden Wyan
dottes and S. C. lirown Leghorns' eggs if 1.00 for
■ filteen.
. Emporium, Pa.—2-3m
"Liberty and Union, One and Inseparable." —WEßSTKß.
Last Sunday was the last Missionary
Sunday for this conference year in the M. E.
Sunday School, the collection for this Sunday
amounted to $37.. r >B»sl2s for the year.
After the study of the lesson, the superintend
ent said that he, personally and as an officer of
the school, regretted very much that we would
to-day lose a friend and for eight years a faithfuj
teacher of a class of young men, by 11. A. Cox
moving to Philadelphia. When he looked over
the school, there were just four teachers who
have a clasa to-day, that were teaching five years
ago when he first took charge of the school, viz:
Mr. Huntington, Mr. Cox, Mrs. White and Mrs.
Larrahee. When Dr. Benedict, of State College,
visited this school last October, about the first
thing that he called attention to was Mr. Cox's
large class of twenty-two young men in Sunday
School. But Mr. Cox has taught his class to-day
probably for the last time. Who is going to rise
up and take his place, is a question that gave the
superintendent much concern ? He advised each
member of the class to follcw the exemplary life
set them by their teacher.
The class having appointed Orlo Jordan, Don
M. Larrabee and W. O. Downey, as a committee
to draft resolutions, which they read at this
time, as follows:
WHEREAS, Our teacher, Mr. H. A. Cox, isabout
to permanently sever his connection with us and
take up his residence in Philadelphia. There
fore be it
Resolved, That we take this occasion to express
to him our sincere and high appreciation of his
long continued and efficient faithful services as
teacher and our earnest regret at parting with
him. Serving this class as teacher for many
years, he has increased its members, inspired it
with zeal and its work of great benefit to all the i
members and we improve this opportunity of
cordially expressing to him our respect, our love
and our gratitude.
Mr. Cox made appropriate reply to the resolu
tions, after which the school sung a song selected
by the class: "Soon the Heaping Time Shall
Come for the Se ds We've Sown." Closing piece
sung by the school: "We'll Never Say Good-bye
in Heaven." After the school was dismissed the
members bade Mr. Cox good bye. Harry F.
Jordan, a member of his class wrote the follow
'Twas a bright and glorious Sunday,
Nature seemed to lend her aid
In staying winter's reign for one day ;
Spreading ioy o'er hill and glade.
Through those long and quiet hours
The birds seemed saying, come, be glad ;
Yet within this class of ours
Every heart was sore and sad.
Our teacher, loved, respected,
Through these many years has been
Teaching us to be protected
From the curse of shame and sin.
But he leaves us on the morrow,
i n ~♦»»«,. his cross to bear ;
Leaving us alone in sorrow.
Lightening not our load of care.
But we still will be contented,
As it is uur Master's will;
And the ties that were cemented,
Now will bind us closer still.
Though lie may have felt morose,
Thought his teachings were in vain;
He shall bear his fruit with those
Who have labored in Mis Name.
TliougH we never more may meet him,
While we miss him more and more;
Yet we hope we all may greet him
Over 011 the other shore.
Next Sunday this school will give a collection
for the support of the pastor. It is hoped every
member will give something, so they can say '
that they supported the gospel at home, as well
as in foreign lands. This new feature of the
Sunday School, taking a collection for the sup- j
port of its own pastor, is one that should have
the support of every Sunday School worker. The j
Sunday School teaches its members to give to I
foreign missions, but does not give the younger i
scholars an opportunity to support its own pastor. ;
Forty-eight new members were received in this
school since first Sunday in January. A visitor'
to this school gave its superintendent twenty-five
dollars for a library for the primary department.
Model blocks to teach with have also been
adopted for the primary room.
Last Friday, while Mrs. A. Kresge
was engaged moving liis household goods from
the house on Fourth street known as the Crea
ton v property, had the misfortune to step into a
trapdoor, falling into the cellar, a distance of
seven feet, breaking her left leg attheankle. Dr.
Hcilman was called and reduced the fracture,
after which she was taken to the home of her
son, Harry Kresge, on Fifth street.
Tuesday, about two o'clock, Chas. Kresge, de*
siring to ride up to his father's home, on Wes 1,
Creek, attempted to board a fast freight, at the
I'. iV E. depot at this place l - He was thrown un
der the car and it is a miracle that he was not
ground to pieces. The brake beam caught him.
throwing him against the wheels, but before the
wheels passed over his legs, he was pulled from
under the car by two men standing a! the depot.
Hi? left leg was broken at the ankle and other
wise injured. Dr. Heilman was called at once
and the injured man taken to the home of his
brother. Many witnessed the attempt of the
young man to board the train and were surpris
tosee the effort, knowing that lie would be either
killed or maimed. The injured man had just re
covered from a week's sickness and being weak,
it was a very foolish attempt-even for a well
To the Public.
Realizing that there arc a great
many people who would like to have photographs
of themselves or their families, but owing to the
extreme hard times, really have not the money
to pay for my Beat work, and the cheap work
they don't want. Appreciating this fact, that my
customers know good work when they see it,
and will have only the best when they do get it,
112 have concluded to reduce my prices to suit the
times and within the reach of all. Beginning
March Ist, I will make my best Cabinet Photo
graphs at $3.00 per dozen. Thanking you for
past favors and hoping to receive a liberal pat
ronage in the future.
I am very truly,
Bishop Whitehead visited Emporium
Parish last Saturday evening and conducted
confirmation services in Emmanuel church, to a
large congregation. Early communion was
celebrated Sunday morning.
Have You Tried
Those delicious, large, black prunes,
I >0 to 40 to the pound. 15c. per pound.
Meeting Night Changed.
L. O. T. M. meets every Thursday
j evening at 7:30, in Seger's Hall.
(ireat Improvements.
Wm. McQee is making extensive
improvements on the interior of the City Hotel.
When completed the City will be one of the most
conveniently arranged houses in town.
Thoroughbred Stock.
White Leghorn eggs from thorough
bred bird 3. Rest layers in the country. Eggs
large and plenty of them. Orders received now
Emporium, Pa.—2-tf
New Spring Hats.
Hats for spring 1898 we have them,
in all shapes and colors. Haveyou seen our line ?
If not it will pay you to look them over before
buying. JOHN J. SO RLE.
The Oil Wells.
Cobb & Co., have ceased operations
on their Hunts Run well, after drilling 1,500 feet.
Emporium Oil Company's well No. 2 is now
down over 3,000 feet, with little or any prospects
of oil or gas. The Company hopes to commence
operations on No. 3, in the near future.
Watch Him.
We are informed a certain W. N. Y.
& P. train hand has been in the habit of following
certain ladies on our streets at night, greatly to
their annoyance and fear. The authorities
have been notified of the fact and the first time
he repeats the offense will be promptly arrested
and dealt with according to law.
Our New Industry.
The Emporium Creamery commenc
ed operations yesterday and J. F. Parsons pur
chased the first two pound prints. If the farmers
in this vicinity will only give this enterprise their
united support there is no reason why it should
not become a permanent and flourishing institu
tion, for its success depends solely on the pat"
ronage of the farmer.
The Costello Fire.
The Costello fire last week, which
destroyed considerable property, entailing a loss
of £35,000. The fire cleaned the South side of the
street from the depot down to J. L. Adams' hotel'
i q|la . suglitly uainuHcu. _
loss is 000 with SI,OOO insurance. A. Palmatier
had ik insurance on his household goods and
lost pretty nearly everything.
Fire at Tannery.
Last Monday evening, about seven
o'clock, a bright light at the tannery and the fire
alarm whistles called out the'fire department.
The lire proved to be the tannery yard engine
house. The house contained their yard engine,
placed there only twenty minutes previous to the
lire. The cause of the lire is a mystery to the
tannery people. The woodwork on the engine
was burned yet no damage to the iron. Loss $ ;00.
The Tannery Company desire to thank the lire
department for their prompt response to the
Birth-day Party.
Frank Housler, the little six year old
son of Mr. and Mrs. Alton Housler, is one of the
proudest little men on Maple street and it all
comes from his attaining his sixth year last
Tuesday. His good mother prepared a jolly
good time and plenty of good things to eat for
Frank's young friends, who assembled at the
residence last Tuesday afternoon. The little
ladies and gents enjoyed the occasion as only
children can and before leaving made Master
Frank numerous presents. Among those pres
ents were:
Neil Coppersmith, Guy Mankey, Harold Seger,
Mary Knight, Rodney Shives, Gladays Lloyd,
Ronald Reick, Earl McDougal, Caroline Cox,
Dollie and Grover ITogan, Ruth Pearsall, Edna
Cruise, George Balcom, George Barker, Kate
and Clark Metzger, Leon and Edna Walker,
Margaret Cavy, Myrtle Dininney, Herbert and
Gordon Vogt, Ethel and Rena Housler, Lloyd
Johnson, Edna Clark, Rena Jordan, George
Risliell, Morgaret Dodson, LenaCoyle.
Piano Presentation.
Last Friday afternoon Mr. and Mrs.
W. 11. Howard presented Emporium High School
with a handsome SSOO piano, purchased through
E. P. Smith & Co.'s Olean agency. The presen
tation speech by Mr. Howard was replied toon
behalf of the school board, by Mr. E. C. Davison,
President of Emporium School District. He
marks were made by all members of the Board,
highly praising Mr. and Mrs. Howard for their
greatly appreciated gift.
After the exercises at the school closed Mr. and
Mrs. J. D. Logan invited all members cf the
school board, and their wives, to partake of an
excellent banquet prepared by Mrs. Logan, at
their residence on Fifth street. The banquet
was elegantly arranged and highly complimentary
to .Mr. Logan and his estimable wife. The fol.
lowing persons sat at the table: Mr. and Mrs.
Logan, Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Howard, Mr. and
Mrs. Stauifer, Mr. F. A. Lcct, Miss VanValken.
berg, Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Davison, Mr. J. F.
Parsons, Mr. and Mrs. F. P. Itcntz, Mr. T. B.
Lloyd, Mr. and Mrs. IT. G. Ault, Mr. and Mrs. H.
H. Mullin: E. F. Smith, Olean. The banquet is
one long to be remembered by the Boaro of
Directors, as well as the guests present.
College Honors.
Our friend, Frank T. Beers,we notice
by the press despatches, has been ap
pointed one of the orators for State
College commencement exercises.
We know our friend, who is a
very able and competent young man,
will do himself proud. His many
friends at his old home and birthplace
wish him well.
For Sale.
1 offer for sale at a bargain, one team
of dark bay work horses, six years old.
Alio several driving horses. Will ex
change horses for new milch cows.
sj-3t. CIIAS. FRY.
Emmanuel Episcopal Church Prepar
ing to Erect a Stone Edifice.
The rumor having been circulated
lately that a new church would be
erected by the Episcopalian congrega
tion of this place, the following from
The Parish News, published at this
place, will be interesting to the friends
of the church, as well as all who love
to see new signs of prosperity and im
provements in our town:
While we are not able as yet to an
nounce that the Rector, Wardens and
Vestrymen of Emmanuel Church have
made the final plunge in undertaking
the construction of a new stone Church,
we are glad to say that the present
outlook for that project is very favor
able. A short time ago the Vestry ap
pointed a committee to take subscrip
tions for the new church, and it is ex
pected that this committee will be able
to report progress in a few days. De fi
nite promises aggregating more than
$6,000 have already been given. We
need SIO,OOO, and the prospect of get
ting it is good. Just how soon the
work of construction will begin—pro
vided the necessary amount is sub
scribed—we of course are not able
to_ say, but we see nothing to be
gained by an unnecessary delay after
the funds have once been subscribed.
It may be that we shall be able to begin
the work this spring. We hope that it
will be possible.
We may state briefly some of the
reasons for undertaking to build a new
The present Church is an old frame
building and cannot be expected to
last an unlimited number of years
longer The time is sure to come
sooner or later when it will be actually
unfit for purposes of worship—at least
without expensive alterations and re
pairs. But why not let the morrow
take thought for the things of itself?
Why assume the burdens of the future
in advance? Why not wait until the
old Church is actually becoming use
less before undertaking the construc
tion of a new church ? We answer
that the present is in a much better
position to bear the burden than the
future is likely to be. It may not be
so easy to got SIO,OOO ten years hence
as it is now. By the time the old
church has become actually unfit for
building. At the same time we should
remember that in all human proba
bility a Church will be need hero for
all time to come. While the future
does not seem to have any phenomen
al boom in store for our town, Empori
um will always retain its position as
the political and industrial center of
Cameron county, and it is inconceiv
able that the Church w ill ever abandon
the firm foothold which she has main
tained here for so many years. While
we do not advise crossing bridges be
fore we come to them, we do believe
in making sure that the bridges will be
in place when the time comes to cross
them. In other words, it is our duty
to consider the future needs and
future resources of the Parish, and to
make the fullest provision in our pow
er to insure something more than a
bare struggling existence of the Parish
in the years that are to come.
But there are present as well as
future needs to be considered in dis
cussing the advisability ofa new church.
Our parochial activities are handicap
ped for want of a parish house. If we
build a new Church, the old building
can be moved to the rear of the lot and
used for a parish house. We would
thus bo provided with a suitable place
for holding our Sunday School, guild
meetings, festivals, etc. As regards
the new Church itself, no one will
deny that it would be an advantage in
the present as well as a necessity in
the future We believe in an honest
and reasonable economy; we are op
posed to extravagance, whether in in
dividuals or parishes, we do not think
that clothes make a man, nor do we
think that a fine church makes a parish.
But is it not true that a man's clothes
go a great way in showing what he is?
And is it not also true that the church
building goes a great way in showing
what the parish is? It is a duty which
individuals owe to themselves, and a
duty which tliey owe to society as
well, to dress just as well as they can
honestly afford to do; and it is a duty
which a parish owes to itself and to
the community at large to provide
itself with the most substantial and at
tractive church building that it can
honestly afford to build.
It would not be fair, of course, to
hide from ourselves the sacrifices
which this eft'ort would involve, and
also the increased expenses in keeping
up two buildings instead of one. The
property valuation of the Parish would
be considerably increased, and this
would mean increased assessments for
the Convention and Episcopal Funds.
It has been objected, too, that a parish
with a stone church is expected to do
better by the various Church Boards
and charitable causes, and that
this parish lias enough of such
appeals already. Wo shall leave the
Christian spirit of the parish to deal
with this objection. The sacrifices
which a new church means will not all
be on the part of the parish. For the
Rector it means that for the present
he must forego—what he would
otherwise be justified in asking—an in
crease in his small stipend.
Don't squander §6O for a steel range
when you can purchase a better one at
Walker, Howard & Co.'s for less than
half the money. Don't be fooled.
First-class drugs? First-class Drug
gist and prices cut into in the middle
on prescription work at Old Reliable
Drug Store. See prices in ad on page
TERMS: $2.00—51.50 IN ADVANCE.
Republican County Convention.
The Republican County Convention will meet
I atthe Court House, in the Borough of Emporium
TUESDAY. MARCH 22d. 1398.
at 1:00 o'clock, p. in.,
i .h^a r . t ! le ?l lrpose ? f nom 'iatiog one delegate to
\, ',u,n rl 112 candidate for President
j Judge, choose delegates to the Judicial, Con
! gressionai and Senatorial Conventions and th<-
I transaction of such other business as may prop
erly come before the Convention.
Hy Order of County Committee,
! F . T „ "■ C. OLMSTED,Chairman.
Republican Primary Election.
i accordance with .. resolution adopted hy tbi-
I Republican ( ountv Committee, empowering th •
! ( o C: and County Conven
,11011 the Republican Primary elections f<> ■
Cameron county will he held on
SATURDAY, MARCH 19th, 1898.
Krnpnrjum Borough-West Ward, at City
Ivlrd n» : r? •? 0 D P " 4 delegates; Middle
,i,.i V I ' < ; 1 , 1. Room, at 7:00 to 8:30 p. in.,—?
delegates; hast VV ard,at Hose House,at 7:01)t.> 8:30
p. m.,~3 delegates.
Shippen Township, at Court House, at 2:00 to
4.00 p. m.,— 6 delegates.
at 7°n r dtn e «nn OVVnsl,i, \ Sizerville Bath House,
•it <.OO to 8.00 m.,—2 delegates.
Lumber township, at otlice of R. W. Barrows:
at Cameron, at 1:00 to 3:00 p. ni..-3 delegates.
Gibson township, at Curtin House, Drift
wijod at 3:00 to 5:00 p. m.,-2 delegates.
tani, Borough, at Curtin Hotel, at 7:30
to .J..30 p. in. ,—3 delegates.
, " r ° v ° Township at Joe M. Shaffer's, from 4:O'P
to C.OO p. in., —2 delegates.
r T C. OLMSTED, Chairman.
Political Announcements.
All Announcements under this head must ha
siyned hy the candidate and paid in advance ta
ins tire publication.
Editor Cameron County Press:—
SIR:. Republican friends from the several
counties comprising this, the 25th Judicial Dis -
met, have requested me to become a candidate;
tor the Republican nomination of President".
Judge. After consideration I have concluded tc»
comply with their request. Please announce iu.
the CAMERON COUNTY PRESS to the Republican
electors of Cameron county and this Judicial
Uistrict that I am an earnest candidate for the
nomination o, President Judge, subject to the
rules ot the Republican party, and respectfully
solicit their support at the primary elections.
I pledge myself, if nominated, to use allhonor
omce meanS "' y elec,iou to that responsible
Yours respectfully.
„ . r , , H. W. GREEN.
Emporium, Pa., Feb'y. Ist, 1898.
Editor of ihc Press.
DEAR .Sin:—Please announce my name as ;»
candidate for the nomination |i>r the office o»"
President Judge of this 2.5 th Judicinl District
- tf ! tl,e ru!es Severn ing the Republic"..
' "*' "" Respectfully,
„ „ „ -T.'C. JOHNSON.
Emporium. Pa., Feb'y. 2. 1898.
KOITOI: I'KESS :—Please announce my namo*
a? a candidate for Delegate to the republican
State < '(invention, solely in the Interests of thot
candidacy nil lon. chas. \V. stone (Or Governor.
If elected I pledge myself to use all honorable
means to secure hi:' nomination.
!•:. W. GASKIL.I,
Shippen, Pa., Feb. Bth, lgos.
At the earnest solicitation of numerous Repub
licans I have concluded to be a candidate for
delegate to the State Convention, and if electee:
shall use all honorable means within my power
to secure the nomination of Hon. C'. W. Stone
for Governor.
Smnemahoning, Pa., Feb. 28th, 1898.
Pressed Bricks.
Nobby neckwoar at Soble's.
A new lot of trunks just received at
Pillsbury's Best Flour, $1.60 per sack,
$6.20 bbl. DAY'S.
§5.00 a dozen cabinet photos, reduced
TO $3.00. J. B. SCHRIEVER.
Lettuce, radishes, green onions,
spinach. DAY'S.
Come and inspect our fine new stock
of spring goods. Latest styles in hats.
Trunks and valises in endless variety
at N. Soger's, and at prices that will
astonish you.
My best cabinet size photographs at
$3.00 a dozen, from March Ist.
Pure Maplo Syrup 85c. per gallon
can, while this lot lasts. It's worth
We are still selling clothing ancl
furnishing goods at a great reduction
The happiest couple in the world
would lie <i deaf hasband and a blind
You will be surprised by calling at.
the Old Reliable Drug Store to see the?
great variety and very low prices o.i"
wall paper. If you contemplrte paper
ing it v ill pay you to call and see.
War! War! Is the cry on every
hand; the government has appropriated
an immense sum for defense and X.
Seger has appropriated immense bar
gains in clothing for your benefit. Call
at his storo and avail yourself of rhem.
In buying wall paper loot: well to
the price of bordering before you pass'
judgment as to which store is giving*
you ihu ut»i iiii-rouuu prices, vou
will find prices of bordering and paper
very low at Old Reliable Drug Store.
A politician says: "When a man
leaves our side and goes to the other
side he is a traitor, and we always felt
that there was a subtle something;"
wrong about him. But when a mara
leaves the other side and comes over*
to us, then ho is a man of great moral!
courage and we always felt that he had
the sterling stuff in him."
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