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The Potter Journal
SrrSSSPCBT, PA,, December 20.1372.
Buffalo. N' W Vork A Philad'a. Railway.
8.4 A.M I. l'ort ATI-ir.ii;. Arr. 3.52 p. M.
* 4 ** Clean 44 1.47 44
,, \\ M Arr. Buffalo 10.30 A. M.
H. L. LYMAN,
Orn. Pass. Agent. J
Ikrc ami licrcaliouts.
I'GI.RNR SI'MPAT SERVICES OF M. E. CHI RCH.
i lo o'clock,a. in. : Sunday-school
j.. -lock; and Prayer-meeting in the even- 1
ING at 6 o'clock. O. M. LEUOETT. Potior. :
la this. the first number of our new
>t;er. we send greeting to every reader
f the "JOURNAL" and "ITEM." In
the future we exjieet to have many a
confidential cliat with them through 1
these columns, and to record here under
tfit bead of "Local" till of interest or
i2><rtance tliat occurs in their sur- 1
• rulings and lives. We shall notice
tLr big l<eets and large apples, the finest
\<i£i and colts, and the fairest flowers;
the whole list of accidents and causuali
ties. tlje removals and new arrivals, the
clearinc and fencing of lands, the erec
tion of new buildings, the improvement
of roads, tlie condition and advancement
of tlse srlirwAs. and political, religious
and social gatherings. We will tell the j
public of marriages and deaths, of wed
dings and funerals. and around tlie one
\ uisly wreathe the orange blossoms,
and on tiff -other reverently lay the cy
press. In fact we will notice here every
thing tliat constitutes the life of a
We believe wliat constitutes a good
r)unt\ ]u|er is a full, accurate, and
>; v recital <Jt lite current events ami
v.e.v-of tlie coKnty. -This it will be our
a in. to accompli sir o'e shall endeavor
: .'resent \er readers each week with
Whatever of interest the county affords.
;.s well as occasional items from neigh
But in order to do this we need tlie
assistance of our friends all over the
county. W> ask them to send us ac
counts of any and every tiling tliat is
transpiring in their neighborhoods,— j
rive us an account of all tlie items we
have mentioned above and as many
more as occur fco them, no matter wlietle ■
rf it is in shape for publication or not.
and we will add to tlieir store of good
rungs our blessing, and will give them
a \wer that wiJJ interest every person
in rne county.
T -o one cowl to look at tlie beautiful articles
Ih'.mpMOH J-. Ifnnn V. who have just opened
•-stock of holiday goods, comprising every
lug > ■ ! can think of and a great many more.
Donation.—There will be a Donatio®
Party at tlie residence of MissC. A,
Metzger for the benefit of Rev. J. L.
Landis, on Tuesday evening. Dec. 124.
All are invited to attend.
THOMPSON .-v M ANX have gos all kinds of nice j
tfangs for holidays
Don. S. Rons of this place has tieen
elected a Director of tlie Atlantic and
' ireat Western Railway.
HOOKS. Diaries. Alburns, Toys of all kind-, at
THOMPSON A MANX'S.
The cars are running to the Forest
House, and rejrt says they will run to
iuijMirium inside of a week. Tlie vi
tv of tlie Forest House is undergoing
ortant changes that will soon make
of the busiest places in the Comity.
•ug otlier improvements. Browt: and
s ydt-r are building a steam circular
iv\ mill that will soon be completed.^
UKISTM AS.— Parian Marble Vases. Perfumery
•' • ' kind*. Fa nev Saxes. Shell Boxes, Building
K - • a. l'nreiiesi Hoards and (James of every de
■vripci 'ii it Thomjmn a- JtaM't
1 here will lie election and installation
: er> at Eulalia Lodge, No. 342,
A. i . M., on Christmas evening. Deer,
-'"i. A dinner will be prepared for the
lß'-mln r> at the Coudersport Hotel at
'iil'ee o'clock, Ji. in.
' noxs tn the Buffalo I>ily -Fx
jiri-s, j ( j 1( , r|,„| rn Dully ■- idvfr
*"r" • :v.-ii and fonmted by
Arthur B. Mann.
Dm. H. Metzger is about comple
'msr ids steam sawmill at the juncture
! fifth and East streets in this lxr
--u-': They started the engine hist
and it worked finely, doing good
-dness with 4-5 pounds of steam.
, boxes, with Glove box tsmatch,
• ' :„. r vt at Thompson A- Mann's.
' "Wt Proceedings.—Monday, Dec. 9,
< o hn was called at two o'clock, p.m.
POTTER JOURNAL & NEWS ITEM.
Present, H. \V. 1 Williams, P. J.. and As
sociates Lyman Nelson and J. M. Kil
The Grand Jt ry, (M. I). Briggs. fore
man. was swoi ti and charge delivered.
They returned a. true bill against James
H. Mattson f<i r bigamy. One or two
cases were rett rned "not a true bill."
Having trail -acted all the business lie
fore them, tlie y were discharged on the
In the case of Commonwealth vs. Ja-
I cob Breitling, on motion of the District
; Attorney, the Court ordered a nolle pro
j sequi to lie enf ered on payment of costs.
Commonweal Hi r.x. L. C. King, no pro
secutor appes iring. a nolle j/rosequi was
j entered on m< )tion of Dist. Atty. Com
j moil wealth vs.A. A. Crandall—no pro- I
| seeutor upY* tiring, defendant was dis
| charged on E lotion of counsel.
Eva P. Dc ud and Ira C. Doud, minor
; children of E. A. Doud, appearing in
; Court, cbosi 3 Eunice M. Doud for their
; guardian. In the estate of John Sunder
lin a sale of veal estate was ordered. In
the estate of E. A. Doud a private sale
of real est a te was ordered.
Tlie foil >\ving persons were natural
ized: Will iam Kohlen, Christian Gorg
and Hesry Frank.
Tlie (Ay urt fixed the number of names
to lie ptK, into the jury-box at three hun
In tl*> c:\ses of Helen Crandall rs. A.
A. OraiH la 11, and Ann McKay vs. Thos.
McKay, divorces were ordered. In the
case of \ I. H. Nichols vs. Hiram Quack
enbuslu W. B. Graves was appointed re
feree.rtr d in the case of Edson Hyde vs. ,
Elytusas tlacket. Chas. Monroe was ;i[i
poinred referee, under the Act of 1870. ;
S. Greenman was apixiinted Audi- j
tor 'tie xamine tlie accounts of the Pro
thoii it; uwand Register A Recorder with
the • o uunonwealth.
A ji u y was called in the case of Mar
gjire t C. Barber vs. Sarah Ellis ct id. By
agree oent of jiarties a conditional ver
di<a v ;us taken for the plaintiff of the
lau 1 described in the writ subject to lie
rel-a sed on jiaymeiit of S-598.90 interest
alii costs within thirty days. In the
case of J. W. AVilber 'vs. Leonard Davis
; a|iu y was taken and the evidence near
1> al 1 presented when the jiarties settled.
•Lul gment entered in favor of plaintiff
for Sgso and costs, execution to stay un
til A let. 1, 1573. Luther Canfield rs. 11.
B. Edwards, which case had been tried
on ce and resulted in a disagreement of
tin - jury, was settled by the parties be
fo .e trial; defendant topayS4oof plain
tiff's costs in addition to costs paid on
aj i]H*al from award of Arbitrators. The
c; ise of James Potter, who sues for liim
-Is< If as well as for the County of Potter,
tis. M. V. Purple was tried; this was a (
f irosecution for the penalty against trav
( ling merchants and jiedlers who sell
goods at auction. Tlie jurv gave aver-
diet for plaintiff of SSO.
v 111 the case of the Jersey Shore, Pino
Creek & Buffalo Railway >s. Polly Ann
Webb, ital.', vs. Sarah Taggart, rf <il. :
'j t>. Joseph Sliafer: <•*. George L. Colwell:
• s. Henry Kimm; vs. J. I'. Brelimer, the
refHiits of Viewers were confirmed.
In the following cases judgment was j
taken by default: P. A. StebbinsiS Co..
: for use, •*. Andrew (iross: Dr. Geo. M.
1 Fox vs. Th">. J. Presho, with notice to
A. (i. Preslio. lerre tenant —judgment
agr.iinst terre tenant; (.ieo. Fox vs. Uriah
L ?et. ft <>L. is. M. J. C. Webster, vs. J.
A. Seely. </ al.. vs. .1. A. R. Greenman:
Cornelius Bartier vs. Elisha Cole; Mar
garet C. Barber vs. Alex. White, o. Jno.
I>. Snyder, vs. Daniel Books, vs. Olive
Jacobs, ttnl., vs. William Cobb and terre
tenant, vs. Wni. B. Fox, vs. Olivia Pot
ter; George Randolph rs. John Ilerrit:
Setli Conable, for use. vs. AVest Branch
Township; R. Rice, for use. rs. West
J irancli Township.
Rules were taken on the Supervisors
of tlie f<illowing townshijis to show cause
vrhy they should not levy a special tax to
pay debts: Eulalia. Ulysses. Jackson.
(lenesee. AVharton. AVest Branch, Swe
den. Sharon. Pike. Stewardson, Homer.
Summit and Keating.
Our German fellow citizens of Cou
dersport and vicinity are taking meas
ures to form a German Brass Band.
They, as a class, are a musical people,
and we have every reason to believe that
if this movement is projierly encouraged
it will give us an efficient band. AVe
have long been of the opinion that Cou
dersport needed a little more music,
and we wish our friends success in their
AVe have just received No. 1, Vol. I.
of the " Prattsbnnj A"< it's." published at
Prattsburg, N. Y., and edited by Paul
C. Ilowe. It is a neat, clear, well-exe
cuted luijier. and judging from tlie num
ber liefore us it will soon commend it
self to tlie jieople of that locality .
DOLLS —Higaiul little —at T.UomjitonA Mann's.
"Old Prollabilities " may not have
anything to do with it. but we are get
ting decidedly severe winter weather,
whether it is so laid down in the Signal
Office rejiorts or not. Monday morn
ing was one to prove the oft-rein-ated
remark that blood is thicker than water.
In fact, we believe blood was about the
only fluid substance hereabouts that was
not frozen. AVe didn't dare consult a
thermometer. Those who like things
to be one or tlie other, hot or cold, and
"nary" lukewarm, must be just enjoy
ing themselves about these times.
THE stage for Port Allegany leaves the Con
<lepN|nirt Hotel daily at :i. in., reaching that
piaee in time for tlie K. 40 a. in. train, and return
ing on the arrival of the 3.52 p. in. train.
Potter County Agricultural and Horti
cultural Society.— December 10, ls~2. —
Society met in the Court House at 8
o'clock, p. m.
G. AV. Colvin was called to the chair,
and J. M. Hamilton ajipointed Secre
After statement by Mr. Hamilton of
the early operations of the Society and
the check to its progress resulting from
the late civil war. they proceeded to
the nomination and election of officers
for the ensuing year, which resulted as
President— JOHN M. HAMILTON.
ALLEGHENY. —John C. Bishop.
BINGHAM.—Ira B. Carpenter.
CLARA.—.James H. Cole.
GENESEE. Josiah Webster.
HARRISON.—AV. W. Lawrence.
HEC TOR. —Chaneey P. Khbourne.
HOMER —Abel U. Crosby.
OsWAYO.—Robert H. Smith.
PIKE.—S. H. Martin.
PLEASANT VALLEY.—Ernest Wright
PORTAGE. —Robert K. Young.
ROULET.—M. V. Larrabee.
SHARON. —Levi H. Kinney.
SUM MlT.—Charles Knickerbocker.
SWEDEN —R. L. White.
SYLYANI A.—C. C. Rees.
ULYSSES —Asa F. Raymond.
WEST BRANCH.—John Klem.
WHARTON. —A. K. Burlingame.
Corresponding /Secretary —l'. A. Stebbins. Jr.
Recording Secretarg —S. F. Hamilton.
Treasurer —George AV. Colvin.
Librarian— Mrs. M. W. Mann.
Hon. Joseph Mann, j Hon. Soliie-Jri Ross.
Consider Stearns. | David vVhite.
C. C. Breunle.
On motion. Resolveil. that tin" next
meeting of the Sxiiety shall lie held on
February lsth. Tuesday evening of next
February Court at 74 p. in., at which
meeting the necessary arrangements for
holding a County Fair next Fall will lie
On motion, tlie Recording Secretary
was reqiK sted to notify the officers of
their election and to publish the above
proceedings in the County j taper.
THEPI'KI ST \ SWE*TESTC'>T-LIVEK OILI- Hazard
Ca-well'-. made on th" seashore from fresh solect
• d liv- r-l v V'tstrell. //lizard .f- Co.. New York.
It is absolutely PCRE * SWFET. Patients who have
once tsken it prefer it to all others. Physicians hare
decided it superior to any of the other oils in market.
A LKTTEK from Vir.len, Macoupin co„ Ills., Oct.
17th : MK. A. SPKEH .—Hear Sir: I have been using
your Port Grape Wine A- Wine Bitters in my prac
tice for a year, to the entire satisfaction of my pa
tients and myself, and 1 take pleasure In recom
mending them to the public as being all that is
claimed for them. Resp'y, I>. L. SEACLPING, M.P.
CHAPPED HASPS, face, remgh skin, pimples, ring
worm. salt-rhenm A other cutaneous affections cured,
A- the skin made soft A -mooth by using th e Juniper
Tar Soap, made by Caswell, Hazard A Co., New
York. Be certain to get the Juniper Tar Soap, as
there are many worthless imitations made with com
mor tar. 131-12
Administrator s Notice,
WHEREAS, Letters of Administration to the
estate of Henry H. Dent, late of Brookland, Pot
ter county. Pa.", deceased, have been granted to
the subscriber, ail persons indebted to said estate
are requested to make immediate payment, and
those having claims or demands against the estate
of the saiil decedent will make known the same,
without delay, to WILLIAM DENT,
Brookland, Dec. 20,1872.
BY VIKTUE of an order issued out of the ©r
• phans' Court of Potter County, and to ne direct
rd, hearing date I>ee. 10. i 872, 1 will expose to sale
. by public outcry, <>n Saturday, the TWENTT
FIFTH day of JAM- ART. A D.. 187?. it fen o'clock,
a.m., 011 the itremises. tie following describe!
real (Mate, all situate in the County of Poller aud
stale of Pennsylvania, to wit :
ixrr No. I.—Bounded north by J. L. Haven-and
Joseph Louks; east by J. 1„ Hi veils: south by J.
L. Havens; and on the west bv Huldah Sunderlin,
■ Bloomfe Kogers. Abram Killsuirne. Rhoda si
nions.C. Sunderlin. C. I'. Kilbourne and Matthew
Votings. Containing about seven acres, with a
mill privilege and frame grist-mill thereon.
LOT NO. 2.—Bounded north by Hiram Warren:
east by the Lueien Bird lot: south by H. C. Jones:
and west by John L. Havens. Containing about
forty acres, about twentj acres thereof improved.
LOT No. A—Bounded north by Almina Sunder
. lin: east hy H. C. Jones. George Sutton and s.
Swimlar: and west by George Parker. Contain
• ing about twentv acres, with atiout fifteen acres
To be sold as the protiertv of JOHN SrNDERLtN,
deceased. Terms—one-third cash, one-third in
■ six months, and one-third in twelve inont lis after
confirmation. C. W. BE ACH,
Adm'r. of Est. of Jno. Sunderlin, dec'd.
Sutiderlinville, Dec. 13,1872.
A half-cabinet WHEELER& WILSON Sewing
Machine, good as new.
COST FC7O - - PRICE 8 SO.
Call on A. B. MANN.
CoudersjKirt, Oct. 18,1872.
Came to the premises of the subscriber, about
the middle of September, a small red and white
i yearling steer. The owner is requested to come
forw anl, prove property, pay < harges, and take
i him away.
SARAH ANN AVKES.
Ay res 11111, Dec. 13, 1572.
Corner MARKET and RI MER Streets,
(SOUTH SIDE of (fit HIV Eli.)
I wot"Li> respectfully invite the attention of the
; public to my
! with the assurance that I can meet every de
| mand for a first-class turnout.
! Having purchased the Livery of Amos Velie. I
i have the only Establishment of the kind in this
„ f J. M. BASSETT.
A N I)
General Stage Office
Has '<een REFITTED aiwl KEFI UMSHEK/VOOI
GARRET •• w ■■
and is now open to the PUBLIC.
The TABLE will he kej't in FIKST-t LASS style,
! and no lahnr or expense xjxired to make it a
COOD STABLESH. and careful Hostlers
\ always in attendance.
The OLD-TIME l"']" 'aritv Of the Hotel Will be
FCU.V MAINTAINED hy the /in-Sent Projirietfir,
who now solicits the jsitronage of trarollers aud
the public generally.
I>. F. (VLASSMIRi; Jr.,
THE BAKER HOUSE
N. E. cor. SECOND and EAST Streets.
( East cf rear. Hmse Square,)
H is l>een purcliased by BRoWN & KELLEY.
Iformerly of the COCDERSPORT HOTEL.)
The House is completely furnished from top to
bottom, and has all the conveniences desired by
\ the people ; the table is the best in the County :
the barn is under the charge of the best ostler in
the State; and, in short, everything will l>e done
that can be done to make it comfortable for stran
gers or others w ho visit the house.
The long experience of the Proprietors in the
Hotel business makes them peculiarly aide to
cater to the varied wants of the travelling public.
They solicit their old custom, believing tluit
they are able to supply the REST OF THE REST to
BROWN A. KELLEY,
! 133 Proprietors.
H. T. JTELSOK" & CO.'S.
"F O U FFS
WATCHMAKER and JEWELER,
Glassrw A SjMM'tack'x,
GIIIIN TTIWL -Ammunition,
SULI> AT PRICE LIST OF
lit >WARI > <fc CO.,
(865 Broodirft)/, A. Y.)
REPAIHTSC done in a su|<erior manner and w AH
SECOND STRFFT. Fast of MAIN ST.,
DEALER I 5
Grroceries & Provisions,
MAIN STREET above SECOND,
A FULL SUPPLY OF
KEPT CONSTANTLY ON HANK.
A specialty made of
Teas and Coffees,
of which I have the
Largest and Best
stock in town.
All Goods sold CHEAP for CASH only.
Call and examine liefore purchasing elsewhere.
j John V. Brown,
LINE OF STAGES
BET W FEN
(17a OSWAYO. PA.)
Persons going to OSWATO by stage, and desiring
to return same day, will t>o accommodated
at stage rates.
Passengers wishing to reach any of the neigh bor
ing towns will lie conveyed by Livery' at
A good Livery rig kept constantly on hand for
passengers by the stage.
(JOHN V. BROWN. Propr.,)
OSAV A Y<>. PA.
A. H. PEIRCE,
Wholesale and Rflail
Oysters by the Can. Quart, Gallon. Hundred and
Thousand received daily.
Families. Parties and Festivals supplied on short
The Trade furnished at reasonable rates.
Give me a trial and I can suit you.
2422-t A. H. PEIRCE.