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The Potter Journal
omaam, PA., May 30,1873.
No subscription sliall be allowed to run over on<
year in arrears. Due notice will be given u|
expiration ami if not paid llie paper will lx
stopped- U- f l '- HAMILTON,
Wheat No. 1 white, per busli. $ 1.80
41 Red winter, 44 1.60 <$ 1.7?
44 No. 1 spring, 44 iSO (V> i.60
Oats, - - - " -40
Corn, - " * 75
Beans, - - ~ " 2.00 (a2.50
Potatoes, - " .35 @ .40
Onions, 1.50 (cb 2.00
Hay, - - - per ton, 15.00
Hides, - - - " tt> .06 @ .08
Butter, - "W> .2-5
Eggs, - - - " doz. .15
One day last week a couple of Ixiys of
his place were fishing, while a couple
if young men were watching them. At
;ist one of tjieni had a bite and brought
p the usual chub of all lieginners. Jn
lie excitement of the moment the boy
flit his whole strength to jerking the
sh from the water, turning himself
blind until he stood with his back'to
le water, when iie suddenly disappear
-1 over the bank. The other boy iinine
ately rushed to the rescue by so tying
id twisting his fisli-iiiie around one of
ie young men as to make him helpless,
hile the other young man had been so
lively engaged in dodging the coming
li as to get quite a distance off. The
iter was very deep at that place and
v boy went under. Finally they sue
nlid in getting hold of his arm, and
tin v were helping him climb the bank
it* tiist remark the little chap made
;u>, "That water was too deep for me"
but lie got the chub.
A Buffalo girl, pretty and eighteen,
is sold over live hundred sewing ma
iini ■. in the last two years. She trav
s with a horse and wagon, smiling
liciishe leaves a machine and shedding
ai> il anybody atterwards refuses to
ep it. That does the business.
We take the above from an exchange,
irties hereabout can profit by the sug
iVciind the statement in some of our
a ae-. that on the fifth of .June the
piintendents of Common Schools of
r anilities of Clinton, Snyder, Union,
j; bunilx Hand, Lycoming, Sullivan,
I. Potter, Llk, Cameron and Ceu
■ meet at the Henlic House, Wjl-
Tlie following subjects will
side-red: the educational wants
l ople; the work of the superin
! i y: the difficulties encountered i
work; the modes of overcoming
-■(lirticulties. Tiie meeting is to be
friend < 'atliu is enlarging and iin
: his cabinet establishment on
tli street, by moving his old shop
ud erecting a new building for a
rise. He lias been very success- :
a and every one rejoices thereat. !
r ir thanks for a copy of the 44 Gen-!
f ■ ' 'f the session of 1873.
Ir Hart ra lift, accompanied by
a <surer Mackeyand M. E. Olni
; the Auditor-General's Depart-j
made a short visit to our village ;
'' I'ai't of this week.
"inpany with several gentlemen
lu.t e they spent a couple of days
- "ii the Sinnemahoning. They
•1 success and enjoyed the trip.
1 vernor caught one trout that
| \" 'oikl and eleven ounces and
■>' "lie that weighed a pound
' During their stay in '
V ' :v the guests of Hon. .V.
evening the Band came
I - ' -niselves ail airing and
■ rtunity to serenade the
I Mr. Mackey at the house
■ " ' 'hosted. It resulted in a
: making and more ice
I attention of village resi
e notice by the Pound Mas- 1
building on Second street
ly ctune to a stand-still
again going up.
H have iieen removing
■ i 11>111 the office
' e Baker House and put-
I wall with a coat
I makes the Baker
■ . : and. judging from
■ ' la they have there, it '
■ "1 qualities that
■ traveling public.
I 'lent" Cigar, kept by J.
H Bill;ar ( l Saloon, one of
■ ' ' : 'he weed sold in town.
H, M.ibitd. as advertised,
■■ W;, >- whether or not re
|f u l ' '• 'be crowd it drew
'"■•'"flowing, crushing 1
■ '"• v 'le of the tent.
■ ' a, good as the
On Friday afternoon of hist week tin
i cxeicities in our schools were somewhat
„ j consisting of leadings, speeches.
solving of problems and contests foi
_ prizes in spelling. The teacher in each
ie Department conducted the exercises in
<f j theh separate rooms.
A quite lavoa „ nm i—. ...
j were present.
We publish below the words spelled in
the highest department. Miss
Bishop missed only one word out of this
) list and wasaw,.o- ; —nrstpme, Oe
. j .. or Longfellow s poems, hate
i Crosby, Fred. Armstrong and KateGil
i ■ lon also received prizes,
i | In the Second Department seventy
11 words were spelled. Rosa Crane and
i i Ansel Wood missed but two words each
i' and received the prizes. By-the-wav,
i we are informed that Rosa Crane has at
i j tended this school for the last two years
; i without missing a day.
, In the Primary Department forty
words were spelled. Nellie Gillon and
Mary Gridley spelled them all, Mary
Kernon missed two words, Getty Brown
Apropos Siphon (Syphon)
i Alpaca Soiree
Aeronaut Tliralldoni(Thraidom) !
1 Bureau Usury
i Boquet Victuals
.! Business Weevil
Choir (Quire) Avalanche
; Icicle Malign
Laudanum Proeed 11 re
] Orchestra Champagne
<>ll the "17th inst., at her home in Michigan, SA
KALT, wife of Otis Lyman.
The deceased was formerly a resident
of this County, where she and her litis- j
band have a large circle of relatives and
j friends. Her death was occasioned by
a cancer, from winch she has suffered
j for many years.
Git and Jt* items. A bbott. —Charles
Meine, Albert DeFlaiique.
Bingham. —A. N. Chirk.
Cornier syxtrt. —Martin Gridley, Ralph
Nelson, O. J. Rees.
Genesee. —Fielder Chapman, J. W.
| Moraii, J. C. Burdick.
Harrison. —Martin Dodge.
I Hebron. —Win. V. Cone.
Oswn jo. —A. S. Lyman, James Lock
Pleasant Valley. —Earnest Wright.
Itfiukt. —Ro<lney Fessenden.
Sharon —11. B. Edwards, D. L. Moore.
Summit. —James Nelson.
Sjlvanin. —A. R. Jordan.
Ulysses. —Alva Carpenter, E. 11. Bas
sett, E. W. Ciiappel.
West Branch. —John Burrows.
Wharton. —Sylvester Beldin.
Tit A VERS J u ROUS. — Abbott. —Charles
Alb gang. —Calvin Palmer, A. Presho,
G. T. Ellis
Bingham. —A. C. Cnnn.
Clara. —Leroy Allen.
Coudersjjort. —John Denhof.
Eulalia. —11. Scheldenberger, Chris
Gem sir. —Joseph O'Donnell, Isaac,
Dawley, Patrick Kain.
Harrison. —N. 11. Stone, George W.
Stebbins, J. L. Ilavnes, William Fox, 1
Amos English, F. P. Leet.
Hebron. —Edwin Hollenbeck, Leon
Jlector. —J. L. Gibson.
Keating. —G. C. Lewis.
Pleasant Valley. —George Weimer.
Sharon. —W. J. Brown, G, W. Pear
soil, G. W. Sherman, Ed Whittaker,
F. P. Brooks, R. L. Nichols, O. C. War
ner, M. 11. Nichols. P. B. Woodard.
Sylvania. —Wm. Pierce.
I Tlysses. —M. W. G ritlley, Ezra Turner.
West Branch. —Erastus Crippen.
.1 L Allen, et at. vs Geo Nichols, L Kin
ney, et at.
Win V Keating, et at. " AM A Luther Baker.
Joseph Smith " M T Seibert.
Martin V Proutv " Perry Smith.
Geo Nichols, et at, " J L Allen.
Summit Twp " Martin Watson.
Hamilton White " Homer Brundage. e
Win Dent, admr etc. " Susan Rogers, et at. .
I Geo Nelson, et cil " Joint Buchanan
W T Jones " W Clinton and Wm
Wm McDougall " Win Dalryraple et at.
Win J Warner . " Lyman Dibble.
; R K Young, exec " JasGlaspy
j O J Spafford " W C Aiberger et at.
do " W C Aiberger.
! C J Curtis " W W Arnold.
Jos Mann AR L Nichols " Sally Sloat et at.
Jennie Picket, etc, " Benj Picket.
C Knowlton " D P Keed.
M T Seibert " Charles Jacklin.
It Corbin & Bros " Miles White.
Daniel Smith " JS, P C & BR W Co.
Benjamin Card " do
Reuben Card " do
John K Burt " do
Alex McDowell " do
Wm Dent, admr, etc, " Edmund Cain, et at., j
heirs of Redner
Ie Xoral iUticrs.
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G< EORGE G. GA V LORD,
T CARPENTER & JOINER,
| 43-4 OOC DEKSPOKT, Pa.
| All work done wild neatness and dispatch.
rLA NTS. —Verbenas at 10 cents each
or ijl.lo per dozen. Also Dahlias, Ge
| rainuuis, Salvias, etc., at equally low
| prices. Asparagus, Rhubarb and all
kinds Vegetable Diants Grown and tor
Sate by M. B. i'ium e,
May 7, 1573. H'ellsboro, l ivya (Jo., l\i.
-~Ot It'j'S given to JonN Al. 11 AMI 1.1 OA, Will
OTICE is hereby given that the oi-
D Y d ilia nee agaiusl cattle miming at large in
j ine Boiougn ol Coudersport will take ellect on
1 Ji'sr. Ist, 1873. By order of the Council.
I May 30, 1873. JOHN DENllOl",
\' OTlCE.—Sealed Proposals for build
jL i mg a Brulge Over the Alieg leny uiveruike
luMt oi Alain street, in tlie Borough ol Couiierspoi't, [
will de received until the Hist .uOMiAV ol Jest j
lie At eliiiie *1). Sunl Bridge to tie Ouill in aecor- I
Main e wiiii the Draft and bpc mentions in the
nanus oi baa Baker, which bralt and .••pecliica- j
can no seen oy vaiiiiig on nun.
..u.. a, liol-tt b> oruer of the town Council. ;
Rel'ore purchasing elsewhere call and
| examine Lne Si A GDli MACHI-ND.
A. di. Reynolds, Agent,
, u^iiin O- instcU Itivck, vSUoSrSptTt, iSk.
Taos. Mcßotveil k Co., of Port Alle
gany, have got in a full stock of Spring
Goods and are selling inem at iow prices
as usual. Give tin in a eaii and you will
'be sure to be suited with your purchases.
bcinoresPs Muuthiy Maguziuefor.]tine
is :i peril el ip 111 i.moi.y I in uosmtj...:ii uu.
;oi liioninlics. Our iau\ lneiuls are al
ways anxious to own a copy ol Dcinor
| est's —they say it contains ine spirit, va
in iv and excellencies of all ine n st.
Doug live Demurest! they say —and so
says everybody, especially when tin y get
j a prize in tne way oi a choice oi a pair
ol elegant Cliroinos worth ■'jib as a pre
rih> the Real Estate Owners iu the lte
-1 KOLOii OF tin bl-.ltsl-Oiil'.—'lake >-
in c.— I hat lOU who have aide-walks ot.t I re
| pair u di iiavc tne sain' put in good repair before j
| ilie Seouno da_. nfjl xEuc.vt under lae supeni- !
I .-don of llenj. heuuelia, the Street Couiuiisaiouer, j
• without fuilher uotlce.
.Jay 5, lsi3-lt By order of Town Council, j
Sciisi IUFTIOKS to the Buflalo Dally "Ex
press" ;md the Elsniri* Daily "Adver
tiser" received and forwarded by
hR-ly Arthur B. Maim.
Notice to Collectors of County Taxes.
By reference to the Act of March dH. 1-S7x, en
titled "Au Act to change the mode of levying ami
collecting the dog taxi -On lin t'ouutyof Poller."
ii wlil bo soon tnal Hie dutios heretofore excr
cisofl by the County Coiniiiissionersare hereafter
to be performed by the Directors of the several i
School i.'istriots respectively.
i lie Collectors of county luxes for the year 1573,
will therefore take notice tnat they are not in
1 collect the dog luxes eariied out oli tiieir dup i
caics. as the County Commissioners have no.iu
| I iioi ilj to levy said taxes. By order ot the Board.
B. B. CUBE, CVei'A',
| Coininissioners' Office, May 2, 1573.
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In ihenuuprof the petition of- lithe Orphans
M. ATHEKTON, deceased. j No. ldu.
- " ; MKS °" ATIIESTOX AND Hira.M ATHEKTON.
s I Orphan 3' o c/ I 'u hH f t '/, n finance of aior >. rx>f the
/ : lii.Ud l.v lot rter u|
i the said u m/fn, 'll, w,il n "' Bl "" Ritvpretiiises of
April 25 in Juax s - - VAXX 4 sox
i *pni w, 13.3. Ally*for Petitioner.
j I . S. MARSHAL'S OFFICE,
- IF. D. of Pennsylvania.
( PITTSBURGH, April 8,1873.
THIS IS TO GIVE NOTICE : That on the Bth day of
March, A. 1). 1873, a Warrant in Bankruptcy
1 was issued against tiie Estate of Charles Seelv .'f
ilector Township in the Countv of Potter and
i State of Pennsylvania, who has been adjudged a
| Bankrupt, on his own petition; that the payment
of any dents and delivery of any property helong
j iug to such Bankrupt, to him or his ifte, and the
| the transfer of any property by him are forbidden
I by law; that a meeting of tiie ('re-Mtnr- of the said
Bankrupt, to prove their Debts, and to choose one
' or more assignees of his Estate, will be held at a
I Court of Bankruptcy, to be hoi len at the office of
I F. E. Smith. Esq., in the Borough of Tioga, Tioga
: Co., Pa., before P. F. Smith, Esq., Regl-ter, on the
l.tli day of May, A. D. 1573, at In o'clock, a. in.
: 38-4 U. 8. Marshal for said District.
1)1 BLIO NOTICE is hereby given
_ that the follow ing Administrators' accounts
| have been filed in the Register's Office in and for
the County of Potter, lmd that the same will be
presented to the Orphans' Court of said County
for donflrination and allowance on MONDAY, the
Oth day of June next, at tiie Court House in the
; Countv aforesaid:
I Feb. 18 1873.—Partial account of Maria Bab- '
i cock and \\ in. II Ha/.en. Administrators of the
: estate of LYM AN 11. BABCOCK, late of Roulet tlx.
| Feb. 19,1873.—Fa rtial account of Hiram Baker,
Administrator of tiieesiateof Ahk.AILM. BAKER,
late of Roulet tp.. deceased,
j Feb. 22,1873. —Final account of John M. I.vnian, •
| Administrator of the estate of CHARLES CHAND
-1 i,nit, late of Clara tp., deceased.
l >, HAN BAKER,
| May 23, 1873. Msgister. \
j WHEREAS, letters of Administration to thees- !
I '"te of H. C. REYNOLDS, late of Allegany, Potter i
. Co., l'a., deceased, having been granted to the
subscriber, a'l j ergons Indebted to said estate are
i requested to make imincdiate payment, ami those
j having claims or demands against the estate of j
j the said decedent will make known the same, j
| Without delay, to HI.IA A. REYNOLDS,
j Allegany, May 23, 1573.
"\T7"HEREAS, L-ttc-s of Administration to the
r * Estate of s. iv B. Howe, late of Bingham
' twp., Portei < 'o , deceased, having been granted
j to the subscriber, all persons indebled to said es
: tate are requested to make immediate payment, i
j and those having claims or demands against the
esiateof s id decedent will make know lithe same
without delay to J. L. RAYMOND
I Bingham, May 7,157A Administrator.
J"> \ \ IRI I E of nil order of the Orphans' Court
> of Poller County, and to me directed. I shall
| expo-e for sale at public vendue or oulervon
j I lit" ILSDAY, the FIFTH day of June, A.1)., 1873, I
at one o'clock, p. in., on the premises in Sharon !
township as the property of Geo. W. Humphrey
1 and liallie Bell Itutnphrev, minor cl iiiirenof A.
\\. Humphrey, late of Sharon tp., deceased, the
| following desci ibed real estate, >ii uate in Bharou !
| tp., Potter county, l'a., to wit:
■i' tract of land, beginning at it p -t corner on 'lie s i
bank of till' I Iswnvii Creek in the W due of laud on- |
copied by W. T,. Starkweather; I hence S two bun- '
, dred and two perches to a post coruer; theuce Weigh
ty-iiveand seven-tenths perches to the S E corner of
a lot surveyed tor 11. ury Mattes >n; thence, by liueof
said lot. N one liuudred and ninety-eight perches t .
the Dswayo Creek: thence up the 8 bank of the said
(' eek to place of beginning. f'ont.ti ,ing ou> hun
| died and eight acres, more or less.
No. 2.—The undivided one-fourth rf e; 'so
;. t: - i.. -i...-.-o ~s o VP, Dsginniiig at Br. earner
of M cliai l.aiob'.s la ml. •lieuceS I'oriy-seven jterrhes
to post corner; tlieiice W one huudreit and fiva perches
to post eorner: thenee N forty-seven pe.ek -: • , -t
corner: thence, by line of Miciiaol Lamb's land Eo.-.e
luti dnil and liv. p rein to place of bcgiuiiiug. Coll- i
laining thiity and cight-leuths acres, more or le.-s. i
and being p u rt of vi t. No. 217 i
i :!. —The undivided one-fourth part each of an. |
other lot situated as above, beginning at a po.-t the X
I K eorner of land conveyed to John u est, lot No. 3b : i
tin lire \N one hundred perches to post corner: thence
I X eighty-four perches to a pmt the N E owner of lot i
•".t : thence K one hundred perches to a (sist corner;
thenee 8 eighty.four jierches to place of beginning.
Foil tuinilig It fly-two and five-tenths uc.es. be the - i me
more or less, being lot No. 47 of allotment of Keating
i lauds in Sharon township and part of Wt. No. 21 1.
j Ihe above (lesei ibetl t eal estate is held as ten
ants in mumm with Nelson l'annoiiter, who!
own lite uutliwtled i ne-half thereof. Terms 1
I one third t'tmliii mation of sale, one third in one
j year ami one-third in two yt as tliereaf'.er.
JAMES 11. WRIGHT, i
.Sharon, May 9, 187::. Ghtarditm. j
REPORT OF AUDITORS OF HOMER TOWN- j
Bit IP FOR 1872.
j To orders outstanding 125 95
| " balance due on judgments 2s:t si
By Coin'r's certificate of Road Tax 301 76
" " " Cash " 75 46
| " easlt on baud 1 25
37S 4" j
Bal. of indebtedness over twp. funds f ;>'o 99|
Ww. H. CROSBY. J. E. EAKLK, ) (mBM I
113 Clerk. G. H. GATES,/ Am,ltors j
REPORT OF THE AUDITORS OF HEBRON
TOWNSHIP, Al-iut 28, 187a
To orders in circulation 565 89
due on judgments 1005 71
i By certificates of taxes ret'd for' 72 420 35
due front county treas t>4 33
Jito Met/per. sup., '6B 27 18
Albert Reed. " '72 04 94
" Collector for 1872 87 93
Cash on 1 land Ttiiio ;
! Indebtedness over township funds SB3O 87 :
•I. B. CAKMER, Syi.VESTEB OKEEMMAN,
Clerk. C. W. GOUAM,
Also one order for SIOO. No. 17, (registered on |
page IT .if order-book B.) drawn to Norman slier
wood, wliielt Is beiieved to have been obtained
by fraud and will not be paid by the Township
unless compelled by law.
WESLEY ALLEN. Supervisor.
SYLVESTER GREENMAN, I
C. W. GGRAM, \ Auditors
of I!ie Auditors of Townslilp.
7>r. To town orders In circulation. 340 48
Due on judgments 1098 38
$ 1438 S3
Cr. By receipts for taxes returned 277 95
" cash on hand 56 24
Dne from Collectors for 1872.. 39 14
Bal. of indebtedness over twp. funds $1165 50
JNO. M. LYMAN, )
] ALYIN JOHNSON, LEWIS YENTZER, V Auditors '
Cierk. M. V. LARKABEE. S
The SINGER is a lock-stitch machine
and makes a beautiful, even and uniform
stitch which will not ravel and is alike !
on both sides. It hems, braids, cords, I
t ticks, embroiders, ruffles, fells and does I
all kind* of work on the linest muslin or ;
the heaviest full-cloth.
"VET"ANTED, Agents and Peddlers for our!
if PRESS AND STRAINER.—PreoKS and
strains jams, jellies, herbs, vegetables, lard, r.ai-
U>w, meats, chm se, etc. over ii i,OOO Sold in a few
| localities. Soils quick. Every famiiv wants It. I
Sewing Machine and other emabiisii. il agents are i
| fiudiug litis very protitable. circulars Free.
U ITLEFIEI.D .v DAME,
102 AVashtngtou Street, Boston, Mass. 1
The underslgeU having been appointed by the
Court of Common l'leasof Potter County an audi
tor to distrioute the funds iu the hands <■( the ad
, mlnistratorof the estate of P. L. Corbia, deceased,
hereby give- notice that he will attend to the du
- tiesot the nupoiutiueut attiisofile-einthe Borough
! of Condi-report on TUESDAY, the TENTH day of
, June next, at ten o'clock a. m., at which Mine and
[ place creditors of the estate and others Interested
, can attend if they see lit.
1 S. S. CW" 'Auditor- _
Mv 18. 1573. ___ —— — '
i,ovi\v DICKINSON "1
V'l Court of Common
Cli As. A. .lONLS, y Pleas of Potter Co. No
f JEROME DVKINSON. j Tenn - 18T "
t lM|nilent above-named,
i in Vi . U " U T tl,at a n:t and alias
1 v?m iri ti!L. r lss,l(, d and relumed nihil;
the first T.v f V- ,y rei l llir ed to appear on
. nit lust day of next ( ourt, June it, IST-", to answer
. to the complaint made in this ease.
! Coiulersport, May 16,1873. Nul ' l) ' s ' N,ieri 'ff-
AMBKOSE R. WOOD I In the Court of Common
v*.. „• I Pleas of Potter Co., \ 0
st IA aMA W OOP. s lli Sept. Term, is:£ '
,S> I vania Wood. Respondent above-named will
phase take notice that a sub]Krna and a'ias sub
pona.have beeai issued and returned nihil; von
ate tlieiefore lierehy required to appear on "the
hi -I day of next Court. June 0, 1873, to answer to
the coinpUunt in this ease
. . ~ ■ S. P. REYNOLDS. Sheriff.
Coudersport, May 16,1873.
Potter County Agricultural Society
List of Premiums, Rules and Regu
lations and Constitution.
LIST OF PREMIUMS.
CA TTLE— Improved and Satire Breeds.
\ Best bull, 3 years old and upwards, eaelt... $4 00
! 2ud " do 3 0t
Best bull, 2 years old 3 06
i 2nd " do 2 (X)
Best " 1 year old 206
•2nd 44 do '. 100
| Best bull calf 1 50
2nd do 100
i Best milch cow 3 00
I 2nd do 200
Cow to be kept on grass during the experiment
and for two w eks previous to each period of
trial: each ueriodto be ten daaysand at intervals
of not le-s than one month apart. The statement
furnished to contain the age and breed of the cow.
time of calving, quantity of milk in both weight
and measure and also weight of butter during the
period of ten ilays; butter made to be exhibited
at the Fair, and also the cow; statement to be
verified by the affidavit of the comp titor and at
least one other person having a kiiowlctig of the
Best heifer 2 years old 2 60
2nd " do 100
I Best " 1 year old 1 oo
i 2nd " do st)
! Best heifer calf 1 00
| " yoke of oxen 300
: 2nd do do 2 00
Best do steers 3 years old 200
2nd do do do 150
! Best do do 2 do 150
- 2nd do do do 1 00
Best do do 1 do 100
2nd do do do 50
Best training of steers (each class) by boys
under 1(3 years of age Book
HOUSES—T't oro u tilt-') red; Drift; For ail work.
Best stallion, of each *4 oo
2nd do 3 00
Best brood mare (with foal at Iter feet) 4 years
old and upward 3 00
j2d do do do 2W)
I Best colt, 3,2 an 11 year old, each 200
I 2i i do tio 1 (K"i
; fVst sucking colt 1 50
-111 60 1 00 j
BEST single carriage <>C saddle lior.se, each... 3 HI
2nd " do ...2 00
i Best matched span carriage horses or mares 4 00
2mi do in 300
j Best span of draught horses 3 00
! 2nd do 2 00 j
i Best span of mules 3 00
r-<> " 2 uo |
Best mule 7.. 1 00
jACk .ts "2* 00 j
&LIKEP. —L'mf/ iroo/fd; Middle-iroolefl ,* JM'Ti- '
7io<; iS' tj'.tjH?; C'fOoS bi'V'dii.
Best buck, 2yrs and upward, of each 300 ;
I'M " " " 200
j Best " tinder 2 years, " 200
J -if " " " 100 j
j Best pen of 5 ewes, 2 vrs A up'd " 2 00
2.1 44 44 * •' 150
Best " " under2.vrs " 100 i
44 " 3 buck lambs, 44 100
44 44 3 ewe iambs, 44 1 00'
44 samples of wool, not less than 5 fleeces. 2 <X> j
[Samples of each to lie deposited in Museum of •
; Best sheep dog 1 00 !
Best boar, 2 yrs A over, 1 yr, A 6 inos, each... 200 !
|2d 44 44 44 44 44 ... 106 i
. Best breed'g sow 2 yrs old Aover&Omos 44 ... 200 ;
I2d 44 44 44 44 ... 100
Best lot of not less than 5 pigs under 6 mos.. 10D
44 cured ham 200 !
I [Hani to be cooked and brought to Exhibition.]
POULT It Y.
Best lot (not less than 1 cock and 2 hens) na
tive and improved breeds, eaelt 1 06
44 general lot of poultry o\v ued by 1 person 2 (X)
BUTTER out CHEESE.
Best butter in firkin or tub. not less than 50 B>s 2 00 '
2<l 44 44 44 1 501
I Best roll butter, not less than 10 ft.s 1 oo !
[2d 44 44 50 I
Best cheese, 44 1 00 j
PA 111 Y, GRAZISG and GBAIS FARMS, i
Best farm 5 00 j
2d 44 4 00
3d 44 300
Condition, cultivation and buildings will be con
sidered by the Judges in their award, and a state
ment of the management will be required of eaelt
competitor. They are requested to notify the Re
cording Secretary at an early date to enable the
Judges to visit the farms during the growing sea- !
PLOWIXG MA TCH.
First premium 4 on :
Second 44 300 ;
j WHEAT, CORS, RYE, OATS, BARLEY.
Best acre of each 3 oo ]
2d 44 1 06 ;
Best sack winter or spring wheat, eaeli 1 on \
2d 44 44 50;
Best 44 rye flotir 75 1
2d 44 44 50
Best 44 buckwheat 751
2d 44 44 50 j
j Best 44 corn meal 75 ,
- 2d 44 44 50
' Best and most timothy hay from 3 acres 150 j
i 44 44 clover 44 1-00;
i 44 14-aere jiotatoes or turnips, each 200
j2d " 44 44 100 !
j Best Vi-aere liects. carrots, beans, peas, flax
or broom-corn, e;u"li 1 00 i
Competitors for premiums on any of the alxive
! must exhibit a sample of the crop at the Fair, fur
nish a statement of the mode of cultivation and
■ also a certificate of two respectable neighbors as
i to product and measurement of ground!
1 TIMOTHY, (ilarge and small,) CLOVER and
• Best bushel of each 1 00
•2d 44 75
; Best assortment of vegetables 100 1
'2d 44 50
Boat sample of each 1 W
" " raised by youths not over
16 years old
SUGAR and HOXEY.
Best specimen maple snpar, not less than 10 Us - o
" " honey, not over 6 ®>s, to be tak
en without destroying the bees and a
Stalei""* - W
QUI HARD and GAIiDEXFRI'ITS
j Best assortment of each 100
! 2d " GG
Best sample of each variety 50
Not to be removed until close of exhibition.—
Precautions w ill be taken to prevent injury.
Best 4 bunches shaved shingles 1 00
4 " sawed " 1 00
" 2 bundles " lath 50
" manufactured 500 ft. lumber 2ou
boards or veneers hard
wood, not less than 100 ft 2 00
collection of specimens of woods the
growth of this County 3 00
HOUSEHOLD MAX UFA CTURES, ,lc.
A committee of .Judges, composed of ladles. 1
will be appointed with instructions to recommend
awards t<> the most deserving, not exceeding tl
; in any cast-.
MEVITAXrCAL and EARMIXG J MULE
MEX TS and MA .V( FA VTURKS.
A discretionary committee will be appointed,
with Instructions to recommend an award, not
j exceeding %1 50, for the best articles of any kinds
| that may lie exhibited.
| The alwve Premiums will be paid in money or,
; at the option of the deimsitor, a NEAT DIPLOMA,
| in which will lie inserted the name of the article
; for which the premium is awarded.
RULES AND REGULATIONS.
I. All animals, to lie entitled to com
| pete for Premiums, shall have been kept
| and owned in the County by the persons
presenting them at least four months
previous to the Annual Fair. Xoani-j
inal shall draw a premium two years in
succession, other than certificate of hon
11. No person shall lie permitted to
compete for a premium oil any article
of domestic manufacture, or buttei or
I cheese unless the same shall have been
made or manufactured by such person
or persons, or his or their family or fam
ily or families, within the year it shall
he offered as a premium.
111. Exhibitors must become mem-1
hers of the Society and have their arti
cles and animals entered on the Secre
tary's book on or before the day next j
preceding tlieopeningof the Exhibition;
and all articles and animals must lie j
brought within the enclosure as early
as noon of the first day of exhibition, in
order that they may lie suitably arrang
ed. The Managers do not intend to AS
suHE any exhibitor who NEGLECTS
these requirements that his articles can
be submitted to the Judges. While
every effort will be made to secure the
examination and projier notice of every
article on exhibition, justice to those
who comply with the rub s of the Society
requires that they shall in all cases first
IV. Articles or animals removed be
fore the close of the Exhibition (except
by iierinission of the President) cannot 1
receive a premium, though awarded.
Y. Should any individual enter ani
mal in any other name than that of the
bono fth owner, the person making such j
entry shall not In- allowed a premium
should one be reported by the Judges,
and shall be precluded from competing
at any future exhibition of the Society.
VI. Persons entering stock of the age
of three years and under shall furnish
the Judges evidence of whsn the ani-j
tnals were dropped, to be filed by them
with the Secretary, and the ages of ani
mals above this to be given on making
VII. The Judges shall in all cases :
withhold premiums where the animal or
article is not worthy, though there be 110 j
VIII. No premiums will be awarded
to bulls, cows or heifers that have been [
fitted for the butcher—the intention of
the Society being to promote the rearing
of superior animals for breeding pur
IX. Whenever it shall appear to the
Judges that articles of superior merit!
have lieen presented, not noticed in the
Premium List, they shall make special
report thereof to the Board of Mana
X. It is particularly dasired that no
person shall lie present while the Judges
are examining t best nek referred to them,
except those taking charge of the ani
mals, unless by special request.
Art. 1. The name of the Association !
shall be the "Potter County Agricultural
and Horticultural Society," auxilliary to
the Pennsylvania State Agricultural
The objects of the Ssciety are
to foster and improve agriculture, horti
culture and the domestic and household
Art. 2. The Society shall consist of all
such persons as shall signify to the Board
of Managers their wish to become mem
bers and shall sign the Constitution and
pay to the Treasurer not less than fifty
cents, and annually thereafter not less
than fifty cents while they continue
There may also be honorary and cor
respondiug members. The payment of
twenty dollars at any one time shall con
stitute a life membership.
Art. o. The officers of the Society shall
lie a President; a Vice President from
each township or borough in the Coun
ty, three-fourths of whom shall lie prac
tical farmers or gardeners; a Treasurer;
a Corresponding Secretary; a Recording
Secretary ; a Librarian; and a Board of
officers and five additional meudiers.
Art. 4. The President shall have the !
superintendence of all t he affairs of the 1
Society. In case of the death, illness or
' inability of the President to perform the
duties of liis office, the Board of Man
agers shall elect a Vice President to act
in his stead, who shall have the same
iKnver and perforin the same d'" -
: \ „ .. ' ... annualelee
| tlbii!' 1 "^
-■ln. 5. The Vice Presidents shall take
charge of the affairs of the Society in
their several districts to advance all its
| objects, to call upon farmers to report
the condition of agriculture in their
j neighborhoods, to ask for information
| of the modes of cultivation adopted by
different farmers, and, as far as in their
power, to make known the resources of
their districts, the nature of the soil, its
; good geological character and as all such
matters as may be interesting to fann
Art. 6. The Treasurer shall collect
and receive all monies Itelonging to the
Society, keep an account of all receipts
and all payments made by him, furnish
a statement of his account at any time
when called for by the President or by
any meeting of the Board of Managers,
and shall give such security as they may
require for the faithful performance of
his trust, lie shall not pay any bills
except they have been audited and ap
proved by the Board of Managers and
an order drawn for the amount signed
by the Chairman of the Board and at
tested bv the Recording Secretary.
Art. 7. The duty of the Correspond
ing Secretary shall be to invite a corres
pondence with all persons interested in
agriculture, that new seeds, vegetables,
or live stock may lie introduced and their
fitness for cultivation or propagation in
this County tested, and generally to ob
tain information upon subjects of inte
rest to this Society, and also to invite
mechanics to forward models or imple
ments for examination and trial. At
each stated meeting of the Society, or
when duly called upon, lie shall read his
correspondence, which shall, either the
whole or such parts as may be selected
by the Society, form a portion of the
Art. 8. The Recording Secretary shall
keep the minutes of the Society and of
the Board of Managers; attest orders
drawn properly on the Treasurer; and
at the close of each year shall prepare
such parts of the minutes and transac
tions of the Society as may be designat
ed for publication.
Art. 9. The Librarian shall take charge
of all books, pamphlets, etc,, belonging
to the Society, and shall act as curator
to preserve seeds, implements, or what
ever property the Society may possess.
Art. 10. The Board of Managers shall
transact the business of the Society gen
erally, shall superintend and direct the
publication of such of the rej>orts and
transactions as they may deem proper,
designate the time and place for annual
exhibitions, regulate the expenditures,
examine all accounts, call special meet
ings of the Society when they may deem
necessary and keep such general charge
of the affairs of the Society as may best
promote its interests. They shall se
lect their own Chairman and meet
monthly. Five members shall consti
tute a quorum for the transaction of
An. 11. Any nieinlier who may be
present at a meeting of the State Socie
ty shall be duly qualified to act as Dele
gate from this Society.
Art. 12. The Society shall meet annu
ally on Monday of the December term
of Court at C'oudersport, when all the
officers of the Society shall be elected
by general ticket for the ensuing year,
and until another election. They shall
also hold a general meeting at the time
of the annual exhibition and special
meet ings whenever called by the Board
of Managers. Fifteen members shall
constitute a quorum, but no member
in arrears shall be entitled to the privi
leges of the Society.
Art. 13. This Constitution may be
altered or amended at the annual meet
ing in December by a vote of two-thirds
of the members in attendance.
Hie Buffalo, N. V. A riilla. Railway
offer for sale, AT A BARGAIN, the bonds remain
ing over anil above those already retired by the
Towns themselves—being of the following Towns
along the line of its Railway, viz..:
S6OOO of Olean, N. Y.
SISOO of Machias, N, Y. —$.>OO retired
on a Bond.
S4OOO of f ranklinville. N. Y.
SSBOO of Yorkshire, N. YS2OO re
tired on a Bond.
The Bonds are of SIOOA each, bearing Interest <A
seven percent., and are a "FIRST-CLASS" MAKE
SECURITY." For particulars address
11. 1,. Lyman, Treat..
P. O. Drawer 175, BUFF* no, N V.
United Slates Internal Revenue.
Notice to Speciai-Tax Payers.
The law of December 24,1572, requires every per
son engaged 111 any business, avocation or employ
ment. which renders him liable to a
to procure, are/ place conspicuously in his es
taldish meat or place of business
denoting the payment of the Special Tax before
The taxes embraced within the provisions of law
above quoted are the following, viz.:
Recti tiers f 200 no
Dealers, retail liquors 25 00
" . wholesale liquor 100 00
" in malt liquors, wholesale 50 00
" " retail 20 00
" In leaf tobacco 25 00
Retail dealers In leaf tobacco 600 no
(and on sales of over SIOOO, tifty
cents for every dollar in excess
Dealers in manufactured tobacco. 5 oO
Manufacturers of stills 60 oo
and for each still or worm
manufactured 20 00
" of tobacco 10 00
" of cigars 10 oo
Peddlers of tobacco, Ist class (more
than 2 horses) 60 no
" "2d class (2 Horses) 25 o<l
" "3d " (i hurse) 15 00
" " 4th " oil foot or
public conveyance lo 00
Brewers of less than 500 barrels... 50 oft
" 500 barrels or more.... 10000
Any person who shall fail to comply with the
foregoing requirements will be subject to severe
Special-tax pavers throughout the United State*
are reminded that they must make application to
the Collector (or Deputy Collector) of their re
spective districts, and procure the proper stamp
for the Special-tax year, commencing May 1,1573,
without waiting for further notice.
001. IIU Her Wit Dist. Pa.
2442-41 '.v'tliiamsport, I'*.