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Petroleum Centre Daily Record,
I'm. Centre, Wednesday Alia; 4.
Ji. 2i I'd r, JZditor.
Time of C losing Malls.
P. O., PCTaoMItT! Okstm. Va.,
C JUL! STt, 160S. J
tTntll lYnfher notice the malli will arrive at SB
di-v-urt from this oBloc u follows :
South mid Earn, via. Irviuekm, 10. ? A. M.
Simlh and West, ' Sieadrtrle, 5.10 P. M.
Nnrrli and KiuC, Oorry, 8.56
fvwttll and Went, 9M A. M.
Souil, Kan and Watt, 9 30 P. M.
NoHht Boat aitd Woat, 10.00 A. M.
Preaehlnjr at li o'clock A. M., and 7
o'clock P. 11.
-Ret. J. T. Oxtoby, Pastor.
M. E. CBTURCH.
Perrlces every Sabhalb a 11 A. M. nnel
7 P. If. Sabbath Sobool at twelve o'clock
M. Seal free. A cordial Invitation ex
ten'led to all.
Rr. C. M. BsAnn, Poitor.
6TS. PETER ANDPAUL'S (Catbolie)
Mm at lOtf a. m.
Vesper and Benediction of theBlessed
purrs men t at 4 p. tn.
Catcobism at,2 p. m.
The Party I,at sOTentna; at Potro.
loam Mortae, oil City Oar Towne-
"" minor. Receives
"Severe" Uold-Hraded Caului.
One of the moat pleasant dancing partita
It baa been our good fortune to attend, was
that of last evealoi at the Petroleum House
Oil City. Every ono present were in thoir
helgnlli or enjoyment, and none but pleasant
faces were visible on every band. Petro
leum Centre was well represented as a'.sor
were uil City, Franklin, Miller Farm, and
o"ter neighboring town-), the party number
ing to tbe extent of accommodation of the
Itti oleum House.
At an early hour the guests assembled in
tbe dancing ball, and Spencer's band sent
tortb tbe joyous peuls of tbe "opening
cboruY and tbe party joined In tbe terprU
chore&u pleasure with a will until the hour
of midnight, wbea tbe supper table was
spread, and all gathered around tbo sump
tuoi'S repast. Here a chance ".a tbe nr. .
gramme was brought about, and our towof
Plan, Dr. A. D. Miller, was suddenly called
to bis U-t, and to bis astouiaumeat he was
addressed as fellows:
Mil. Miller: It has (VI Inn In m in .....
foiiu a duty pleasing to mysclt and to tbose
iiivotiiiiiqu UVIO lu-lllglll. AllUOUgU II10SO
Iwving ho matter in charge nilgLt Lave
niodu a better selection, I enter upuu the du
ty with pleasure.
You have long been a resident among us,
"il by your uniform courtly, enviable so
cial qualities, tngetber wiiu your bueiuets
energy, and withal, your promptness, you
have unconsciously drawn arouuu you a Urge
circle of ftieod.", who look upuu your do
par. .im with regret. lu eveiy important
- measure pertaining to the weifuie of our
town, your heart, voice and baud uuvo led
ijtlio- vun. and that siiecuss wLioh attends
your i,iniV4duul enterprise, similarly acts and
h-nt in pnblic good. We part with you,
tiling that a geuerous, wbolo-aouicd gen
tlcuian hut left its, and many aro tbe pleas
ir ir.c dents which iboe around you to
oiubt will recall in your absence, in which
your baud and work will ligure foremost.
It would be Injustice to ourselves, did nrn
nut show in some substantial uianuer,
something oj our respect for you, and for
tnis pin pose I stand beloru you tu-uigbt, and
now tako pleasure in presenting this gold
headed cam, duly inscribed, as a gil t from
your mauy friends who ate sad at partiug
wito an estimable citizen. Although tbo
lull Uftic value or the giit is far is the bttCk
giound of their esteem for you, still, by it
you may recall this incident, and the old
l i'uds and associates of toimer duys. May
1i prove a faithful staff upon which to lean,
as ymi pass down tbo ladder ot life. With
these (emails, and an expression of tbe beat
wish.-s.lor you and youts in your future
bonie, 1 make my bi.w.
His reply was brief, neossarily, owing to
the siuprise, but the ieeling be manifested,
being ovei joyed; was a sufficient recompense
to bis friends present, for tbe gift presented
him, and the incident will be long remem
bered, not only by himself, but by all pres
To Mr. Staats, one of the proptietorsol tbe
Petroleum House, (Mr. While being absent)
the guests of last evening feel themselves
greatly indebted for tbe courtesy and kind
attention extended, and one and all will
accord with us in saying that tbo supper
was cue of the very boat, such as none but
those who "opprecialo good things" can
well spread beiore a party. Tbe oruatnen'a
lion ef the table was tri-nd, the
tiiste displayed in Its arrangement being
worthy tbo banquet of a punco. 11 who
joined ua will lout; romumbS the evening
of AngiiH 31, 1809.
An liishinan, who had jumped into tbe
water la fate a man from drowning, on ro
coivinj a tlinio as a reward for his services.
fci.ikeJ first at the dime and then at blra,
and i.t last exclainiod, "I'm over-paid lor
I rni iiTr rv i i i di it, c
Death of tho Remarkable Woman In
Miss Susan Caroline Godsey, tbe sleep
ing wonder, diod at ber mother's borne somo
eight miles from Hickman, on Wednesday,
the 14th Inst'
Tbe history of Miss Gndsey la well known
to tbe public, a statement of ber wonderful
condition having been published extensive
ly by tbe press of tbe United States. At
the time of ber death Miss Godsey was
about 26 years of age, and bad been asleep
s described, about fourteen years. Tbe
existence of this wondeiful esse ef coma,
or preternatural disposition to sleep, bas
been doubted by many, but tbe fact ia In
disputable. Indeed tome twelve months
ago, Miss Godsey was taken to Nashville
and other places lor exhibition, Int we un
derstand many even of tbe physicians o
Nashville, looked upon the case with suspl.
The history of tbe case Is brief: When
about twelve Tears of aio aha was tAkan
with aseverochill; and treated according
ly by her physician. As tbe fover which
followed ber chill subsided, she fell into a
deed sleep, la which condition she bas re
mained ever since, except at inteivuls. It
was her custom at first to walse rogularly
twice in every twenty-four hours, and sin
gularly, within a few minutes of tbe same
hours each day; but of ia'.e years she awoko
ofiener, so much so that many considered
It an Indication of her final recovery. She
wculd remain awake five, ten, orperhap
firteen minutes, and gradually drop off to
slsop agin. When asleep it wns fmpo9sf.
to arouse ber. Sb never comnliiae-'
of any bodily pain, though when
she was very nervous at time?, and appear
ed to suffer con-iderably by the violent
twitching and jerking of her muscles and
limbs, and her hands clenched tightly as
enduring severe pain, but when awake she
did not appear to suX.'r except from a drow
sy, gaping inclination, and pariistent effort
O eli a ise her throat if pMetn. She g.-nera!'
ly passed into sleep through violent par
oxysm, which would last perhaps fiv
minutes, and she would then sleep awhile
ai calmly and quietly as an Infant. ' Miss
Godsey was of medium size, and ber limbs
and muscles were well proportioned and
developed, aud grow considerably niter- her
Miss Godney on the the day she died in.
dulged in a little pvopbesyipg, which we
give as related for what it is worth. Sh
said tho sua would be a total eclipse on
the 7th of August (this is rematkable, 'be.
cause partus usseit (bat she could have
had no knowledge that this was uccording
to calculation), and that the sun would
never shine as bright after that day. That
this would indicate tbe end of tbe world,
which was speedily apptoichiog.
A young married lady, says the Fort
Wayne Democrat, parting from her husband
at tbe depot in Fort Wayne, one mornin,
was overheard to utter tho fallowing, all in
one breath, terminating tho sontcace with
an affectionate kiss. '-Good by. Will.
Write to me every day, won't you ? I'll ex-
peot a letter from you throe times a week,
any way. Take good care of my tidy work,
for I'll want it when I come buck. If Kits
S. calls, don't give ber more than fifty cents
for we have to support our own church, you
know.- Don't forget to bring my silk dress
and olhor shoes. Coma as soon as you can.
Good-bye. Come as soon as you can.
Don't forget your cano, and let your mous
tache grow. Now, there's a good follow."
An Irishman on his way to Manchester,
N. U., arrived at the forks of tbe road
where stood a sign-board which read thus:
"Manchester 4 miles;" "Man chased
ber four mllee.! Be the bottiy poker, I co'j
havo caught her in half the time mesiif."
. A citizen of Blackhawk, Iowa, went sud
denly insane a fow days ago, and remained
so up to tho time of his death. ThoAioc'ors
attribute bis insanity and death to tbe in
temperate use of tobacco, tho man being an
. A Leavenworth editor is in quoit of speo
lal attractions for bli paper. lis says:
"What we want for this aoluaa is per
sonalities,' as mera as possible. Expense
of litjol suits to be defrayed by the writer
funeral expenses by us.
Tbe length of tbe Pacific, Railroad Is such
that a courtship be.un in Ohio was oonsu
mated iu a marriage, before tbe two travelers
reached tbe end of their rout'.
A woman stole $8,000 worth of diamond
from a jewelry store in St Louis, yesterday'
'An expensive gang of counterfeiters has
befn brokoo up near Madieon, Wisconsin,
resulting In tbe capture of two notorious
couiitcvfuiters and the solzure of a large
quantity or counterfeit hank notes, prater,
dies, presses, etc.
KKl'OltTED foil THR DAILY jtECOTil,
Buffalo, Aug 4
Great interest is manifested in the anoal
meeting of tbe Buflalo Park Association,
oommeticinn on tbe Kith last. A Isrge
number of fine horses will be in atletdsnce
and for sale. Among tbe horses which
arrived yrslerdoy weie American Girl,
Lucy Bradly, Confidence, and two green
ones in charge of Ran Mare; Goldsmith
Maid, and Dot, in charge ef Ouble, and
Honey, from tbe West. A number of other
fast horses are alto on hand, in splendid
condition. Lady Tho a Is expected to-dav.
The trot for $10,000 will cone off on tbe
At Poughkeepsie, New Tork, Sunday
night, at 7:40 o'clock, meteor of unusual
size and brilliancy wasobsewed to shoot
from the northeast to the southwest emit
ting sparks of Ore.
Tbe Titusville Herald of this morning
says that tbo Danfortb House, at Pitboie is
to be removed to Tionesta borough.
When tbe Chinese In California die, they
are "laid away to dry," and when enough
are thus dead and dried to make a cargo, a
vessel Is chartered and tbey are returned
Celestial grave yards. Tbey be!'ri ,0
attain happiness in the idfn'i tbey must
be entombed In China.
A Calior-" theatre, has adopted tbe
plan rurniaMog a loom where babies can
oeleft checked during the performam e
1 his isn't tbe check for Infants that tbe
Physicians and clergy are declaring against.
The late John A. Roebling't will give bis
business manager $30,000; the Trenton
Childrens' Home $13,000; his widow $100,
000, and each of bis children $100,000.
A sunflower fo the button bole is tbe
latest stylo for gentlemen. With a big one
and a white pongree umbrella a man looks
as stylish as though bis parents were weal
thy. Every governor olthe Stale of Pennsyl
vania baa been a native-born Peonsy Ira
nian. Packer, the pre: ant Demoeratio can
didate, is a native of Connettiour.
Upon a tombstone appeared this inscrip
Here lies John Tug, snag as a bog in a rug
'A "ag, seeing this, and a stone near by
with no inscription, wrote.
Here lies John Tagger, snugger than the
Indiana is boasting of new discoveries in
iron and coal. The Boosters say they
"will soon rank next to Pennsvlvanla.''
Whereat a Pittshura- naner sava tha nroiaet
ed ship canal from Pittsburgh to Erie is
neeaeu. what has become of tbe
A farmer being asked if his horses were
matched, said: "Yes, they are Batched
flist-ratej one of them is willing to do all
tho work, snd the other Is willini he
A London clergyman advertises that he
will "lend" bis weekly sermons for half a
crown a pfceo, or four lot $10s., warrantee
'original, earnest and evangelical."
A poor lo.for on bearing that they chare
td five dollcrs a day for board in California
saiuieitcuid go there and live, as- be
wished, to get eome place where he could
get bis board charged to him. Ho is not
particular about tbo price.
Joseph M. CanQeld, a resident of narrlfc
burg, recently divorced irom bis wife, now
named Annie Antes, bit ber nose off the
other day, and is now in jail awaiting bis
Alice specimen of tbe gray eagle was
captured on Monday last by Messrs, McCoy
and Winsbeimcr, two young men of Greens
burg. Tbe bird measures six feet eight
inches aoross tbo wings, and at the time
of its capture, was feeding upon tbe carcass
of a cow in a Hold of Mr. Colberson. adjoin.
Tbe question "why printers did not suc
ceed as well as brewers?" was thus answer
ed. Because printers work for tbo bead,
and brewers for the stomach, and where
twenty men have stomachs, but one bas
Tbe London Court Journal states tbat
George Francis Train "has offered to take
a contract to sack London in sixty days
with Fenian soldiers and sailors, free of
cost but tbat as transportation.'' The
coknoys ought tc be trembling in their
noes at tbe dread announcement.
Hot Boston brown bread every Tuesday
nnd Friday mornings at A. M. Shults' Va
riety Bafcery.. jui26tr
CANDIDACY ANNOUNCE WKNT9.
M n. t. nnrff PImwo announce the nsmpof Tom
as 1) kahbv, of Petroleum Centro, nil a candidate
for Prntlxinatitry of Vonanao Comity, snujitt to tlic
uupes of the Democratic 1'itrly.
By pnrcBafllna one of thuta KEFKICKtiATOKS at
tbe Furniture Store.
tree Morrison's Oenwlne Plue TP"
nd Persian Hoallna; Soaps.
These soape are Impregnated with cxntWx o "'"
mildest and moat B.iMamic nature, and are wr1""1'
ed perfectly lnnocoat and flee from mineral rA oUl
er pernicious adralxtnras, and are select ir ''' t,u'
ladles and the public tn general In prefer ce In all
other soapa, the great produeors and peMf-w or
a healthy parity of complexion, and a Joniervator
of female boanty. For tha softoeM nl delicacy
which thej Induce te tna hands and tars, their enpn
billty of soothing Irritation Sb.' remo-lni! nnalglitly
eruptions, render them lndUjunnIbB to every toil
et We kindly sak the rbllJ to W the rtrfttc. of
these soape. J. L, P. Proprietor..
A. D. Miller is Co., General s?"' Jul3m.
Hardware A large awortment of which Is
being closed oat at rodoca rate at REYNOLDS
BRODHBAD 019, H fl Centre Bt., oppoelte
the rostOfflee, Ott Ctty.Ps.
All Seconal art sealed hamedlalely, will be left
with an officer BrJonlecUon. a
Apr.UIC RBTKOLDS in.
jvr Flonr, Feed aud Grocery
J. . PIIATIIEK,
At the OLD BANK BUII.DINQ, ON MAIN ST.
opposite the McOlIntock House, has on hand a
large and first clone slock of Floor, Feed and
Groceries, which ha Is selling at a low flrurc.
3. Boat forget the place where A. D. rot ton
A Company broke np. Jan'i If.
For DTATIONEKT, to., call at HOLilKS ft
FAHNSWORTH'8 News Room.
The Great Yooesmlte Hitter.
All hall I Rrcnt betiemctor,
Who te cure tie of oar Ills,
(lives life to the disconsolate.
Without noxious drnge or pills
Drive dieeaw from out the s.vetem,
Kills the heart with life and light,
With the hot of all the toslos,
Downer Groat Yoeemltel
With root from ont the valley?.
Where Calllfomia'a aun doth ehlne,
Giving wealth to tie poor morula,
Beyond tho riehea of her mines.
Wealth of health and happlneee.
Its blessings none should slight,
Do yon want It t Weald you hate It t
Cm Downer's Great Yasemlto.
Come yo sick, dlsoaaed, diaeeasolate.
Why should you pine and die?
Ye Ssohle, 'lint and lancnlehlmr,
Coma, tbee glorloas Bitters try
Dee how these quacke and nostrums,
Flee from the land In fright.
Giving place to this pore tonic.
Downer's Oreat Yoaemlto I JuWitf
W0PD8 OF WISDOM for young men, en the
Ruling Faaston ia Youth and Early Manhood, v. 1th
BSLF HEI F rorthe eirlng and Ua oilui'tte. teu
tn sealed letter envelopes, ree of charge. Addtinx,
DOWABD SLOCIATION B XL P, I'l i.j oklpai a
Pa. May si, am
Crockery For all kinds go to REYNOLDS
BRODUKAD CCH, No, 11 Centre UUeut, oipo
site the Post Office, Oil City, Pa.
Try our Navy Tobacco. Ws know It la the beet
In the market. W. H. NICHOLSON A CO.
Carpets, of every quality and description, at
REYNOLDS, BKODHSAD COtS, No. 11 CtU -Street,
opposite the P. O., Oil City, V.
VERY CHEAP B11KBT MUSIC, only five cents e
eopy, at W. II. NICHOLSON CO. '8 Stationery
All styles of Blank Books, Not Paper, aud En
velopes in Jobbing Lota, at
v. W. H. NICHOLSON ft CO.
BASE BALL BATS and
W n. Nlcholion A re's.
A new lot or the celebrated I.1L Knives jnst
received at the POST OFFICE.
BIRDS. JAVA, 8 FAKROWS, CANARY, OEI !
U.A11) a, A. m, WIUUBIH S0 W.
The very beet pocket Cutlery Bazore and Scls
m3 all warranted at W. II. NICHOLSON'S.
tilasod Oil Cloth Co rial nam
Joit received a large stock qf Spring patterns, at
D. C. JARV1S FCRNITCBE STOUK. m3.
The finest Plug Tobacco at
W. H. NICHOLSON & CO 'S.
All Dallies, Weeklies and Magazines at UOLMUS
FARNSWORTU'S News Room,
A. D. MILLER A CO., have the agency of the
American Whip Co., and Western Whip Co.'s C.
gala, at wholesale prices.
. POULTRY. POULTRY.
The attention of the public Is called to the large
Which will he found at my olace at tbe month ef
Those wantlur or using i'oultry will And It lo their
advantage to purchase or me.
j129-3in. JAMES LINDEN
l. D. MILLER 4 UU.'S COLUMN
A D. MILLER & (ft
Wholesale and Ketall Dealers In
JRUGS, MEDICINES, &C,
PKTHOI.KHITI CENTIIF, PA.
Their Stock consists ef everything in the
Drugs & Medicines !
- FOB MEDICINAL PURPOSES,
Wholesale and Retail Asxents for
YOSPMtTE STOMACH HITTEItS,
JOHN ROOT'S H1TTEI5S.
A MAMA FOR THE nAIR..
SEWARD A RENTLET'S COUGH FYM7P
MAGIC MACEDONIAN Oil.,
TH'I'ONCO'S GOLDEN PILLS.
WALKER A HAZE'S CIGARS.
J AYNRS' MEDICINES.
ANDERSON'S ITEKV ADOR.
SPENCER'd OINTMENT, c.
UnAmy' It It
Velpan'a. do. A..
Perfumery, Toilet Ar-
tlclcs, Soaps, Brushes, &c.
COTUHS, COLDS, .
Ayer'n Cherry Pectoral,
Olive-Tar, Brown's Trochee,
Wisbarfs Pine Tree Tar,
" Soward's Cough Cure,
Cigars and Tobaccos !
The Beat Rvcr llrouf lit to the
HA I It 11 E3TOI1 ATIVEB.
A I. ISM A, MRS. J. A. ALLEN'S,
HALL'S. MARTHA WASHINGTON,
BARRETT, ' .ilOSSETTER'S,
BARRY'S, Ac, Ac.
KOOT-H, CONSTITCTHrN, RIJBACK'
DKAKK'H, MAOKA STAB, llt'DLRtH
MISflLKItH, HOSIKTTBH'S, SHREK'S.
UOOFLANDS, OAI.IFOHN1A, ATXWOOD'S,
PROTOXIDE IRON, AU
Cartalua an Itasllc Shade.
ir i u w .Tia mm ma
Lard Oil, Kerosene Oil. &c.
LAMPS, LAMP FIXTURES, Ac.
POUNDED AT ALL
HOURS OF THE
STATIONERY, ENVELOPES AC.
SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS, TRUSSES.
Come along, come one. como all. It don't con nny.
thing to look at goods, and wo will try to treot yoa
. ' A D. MILLEll k CO
remw eam Csutre, Kept s, lot. u
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