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Viiilil further notice the mail will arrive at mid
ill nun from this oHIco n follows:
Sonth And Kurt, via. Irvlnnmi. 10 28 A. M.
South ami Wirt, " Stcatlville, 5 .W !' M
North and Eat, " Corry, 5 .53 . "
South nd Went, B. A. !.
J'oiitt i:art and Went, 8.30 P. M
North, Kant anil Went, 10.00 A. M.
rrenchin!- at U o'clock A. M., and 1
o'clock T. il.
Kkv. J. T. Oxtobt, Pagtor.
METlIODIfT EPISCOPAL CTllTnCH.
Services everv Sabbath nt 11 A. il. and
7 P. M. Sabbath School ntV2 A. M.
eats free. A cordial iuritation extend
ed to (ill.
Pev. C. M. IlK.Mtn, Pastor.
STS. PETER AND PAUL'S (Catbolie)
Mass nt d a. m.
Vesper and Benediction oVm thej Blessed
Sacrament Bt 4 p. m.
Catechism nt 2'p. m.
JAMES DUN'N, Pastor.
Chansrc of TIsne.
OILCHr.KK & ALLKUllENfcY HIVEli RAILWAY
MONDAY, SEPT. i th, ISM.
1.."ive r-t. Outre 7:tl a ui.. nr. at Corry 9-40 a.m.
o lilllft in., ar. ' I.'J.'ip m
" " 2-f p. m , ar. " fi:li) n. in.
' j;t:e.", p. in , iir. Tlt'.ivi'ik5.-Jp. m.
Leava r-et.Cortre. 7:M a. m., ar. at Oil CltySrtO am
" " il 01 1), m . ar. ' 1:4. pm
" " 7:'.:j ii. in., ar. " R:'I5 P m
" ' " SI30p ni. nr. " 6.60 pin
tTii's Train will stop 20 minutes for dinner.
II These are freight Trains and eo to Titusvillc and
'T'.iso tnln pass at this pilot. The Southward
Train utoplng for brcnkfmt
Tin! 2:3) p m Train coin North and the 7:33
Train going South run on Sur.da;s.
ISakm m ix Phixt. P. T. liirnum, c.vp,
of showman und huuibti,; notoriety has fallen
Into tho book writing minia and ha, produ
ced a volume that will bo read with interest
It is entitled 'Struggles and Triumphs; or
Forty Years' Recolloctions." It is the story
of a very remarkable lit'o and gives an aeooiint
of his slrnirlo for n livelihood, Ills imprison
ment and release, tils earlier ventures as a
showman, his encounter with Captain Jud
kins, bis successful European tours, bis fail
ure in buiiinesi, his museum and its attrac
tions, bis hair-breadth escape from tho mob,
bis war witb Connote and tbo Herald, bis
paving the lifo of James (rordon Bennett,
and various other matters iu bis eventful ca
reer. It will bo comprised in a laro octavo
volume ol nearly 800 paes and illustrated
witb 33elej;aut full paje engravings. From
tbo specimen illustrations and advance
BUeeU before in wo believe this will 1'0 ono
of the in ist successful books of tlio year.
Tlio work will be sold only by subscription,
and agents sro wanted in every county and
own to canvass lor il. rorinrtnerparueuiiirs
and terms, address the publishers, J. Ii
Burr & Co., 13 Asylum St., !1 irtlord, Conn.
IIo(a)usk Case. A case was before
Esquire Douaghy this morning, over the re
covery of a borse strayed or stoleD from a
man named Montgomery, nnd afterwards
sold by a Doctor ness, of Mecbnnicsvilte, to
one Richards, which has caused some little
excitement and seems to bo decidedly
mixed. Richards fays that If Jloutomery
will makooath that the horse ho bought of
llesss is his, ho will deliver lip, and both
parties left lor Mechnuicsville this forenoon
to cousult with Hess, to seo how he came
in possession of tbo animal. Presume mat
ters will be amicably settled between the
parties, but there is a beginning to the
l'Kl'OHTED roll TUB DAJUf HKl.'OKl),
Clark Mills is busy in Washington upon a
cjloisal bronzi equestrian statua of Prrsi
dent Grant. Tho general Is represented on
the battlo field, in full military costume.
Tbo Detroit TrUiuae thinks that the new
moon, talked of, will nut be of much service
unless it is different from tho old one, which
Is never stun on dark nights when it is moat
Jiitk'K. Mr. Fred, tchutts having sold
out his butini-ss iu lVtiol-utn Centic, desiics
tiioso who may have nny claims against
him, to present them at once for Mtlli;niont.
if we know the man, wo think theie will bo
lew callers of tint kind, aa Frnd is one who
pays alibis obligations, lie is a f,ood citi
zen and there are others that Petio'ieum
Centre might Letter dispense with.
The Benefit or Advkktisiso. A mer
chant in ono of our northern cities, lately
imt an advertisement in a paper, headed :
"Boy Wanted." T hn next morning he
found a bicd'iux on bis door-step, with this
inscription on the to;) "lluw will Ibis one
answer?'' Oa opening it bo' found a nice,
tut, chubby looking specimen of tho articlo
he wanted, warmly dono up in flannel!
BustNKs3 Cit.'.xoE. Mr. Fred. Eehults
has sold out hisMilonn to John II. Coiu lyou
of this !lnce, nud L'-niaJ. Vuucher cf Buf
falo. John's many friends in this vicinity
will of course give him a call, and although
he does not intend to e,ivo tho buu'ticss his
piiiticular attention, still ho fa on hand ut
times, and his partner, who is uu 'i l l hand
at tho bellows, will always bo ready to re- '
ceive customers nnd form tho acquaintance
of t'uu patroiiB of tho place. Wo wiso. tho
now proprietors success.
The CittTTi'.xiiE.v Hui-kb Pa-hty. Every
arrangement is perfected lor ono of tho
grandest parti, s of the season to bo given at
the Crittenden House, Titusville, on Thurs
day evening n xt. A large attendance is
anticipated, and nlroady rooms are engaged
ut tbo houBO for a large number from dilt'er
ent sections of the oil regions. Spencer's
Land, of this place, i to furnish music lor
About ono hundred feet of tho co.Terdum
on tho Upper Rapids of tho Mississippi river,
at Maline, broke away on Thursday, entail
ing a loss of about one hundred and lifty
thousand dollars and delaying the work one
season. Work on t,e Rock Island Rapids
bus been suspended and the coffer darns
Hooded: Some eight hundred men havo
been thrown out of employment.
IxiiiAX.vcoi.is, Octobrr 1.
A terrible aeoident occurred at th" Slate
Fair this afternoon. The boiler of Sinker
,fc Co.. cf this city, exploded a few minutes
before four o'clock. Tbnr-j was an iimivnso
crowd on tho ground at tho time of tho ucei
dent and it is difficult to get parleulars. 1 1
u known thnt twelve persons weio instantly
killed, and tho number of wounded would
probably reich ono hundred.
The accident at tho Fair grounds, this
nltornoon, is tho most heart-retidinj that
has ever occurred in this vicinity, and has
east a gloom over tho entire city. Tho ex
plfliioa occurred a Lw minutes before four
o'clock this afternoon, when tho grounds
, . .... mi... 1.,: 1..
were crowned Wita vir.iior. mo inusi
was attached to a sawmill of Moiy.u. Sinker
A Co., of this city, and had just been lixed
for" a' test of f need with aaother sawing ma
chine. Arrangements were mauo to take it
.,, b.1.111 n the trial was over, to Inr as
'can bo ascertained to-night thore were nine
teen persons killed. Tbo excitement and
confusion to-nirht is SO Croat that it i
dinicull to obtain a correct list of the wound
ed, but it is thought tho number will proba
bly reach one hundred.
Later. Tho morning papers ivo tho
number of killed at twenty-eeven and
wounded lilty-six. Tho 'former ilunbtUs
exceeds that unrulier ns n-.nny wore uw u
immediately to their homo, and nniepoii
has been made. The inns I dau,:eri.iiy
wounded were talun to ill.) Indiana rVrgical
liistiiuie, and all are doin well but three.
John White. Win. Windfall, Kathan Albert-
son, of Plainneld and John A. MoVey. of
Marion county, will probably die. Toe
remains at uver a unuertaser o.kco nave
all been recognized.
A Rahe Chance. Mr. Barker, having
eii.'i'god tho services of Mr. E. Howard,
vluo reputation as a colorist ranks with
the tirst artists of tho country, is prepared
to furnish photographs beautifully colored
or finished In India ink. Tlwo defiling
such work, either from lile or copied from
small pictures, should embrace the opportu
nity at once, and cill at Barker's photo-:
graphio gallery, on Washington street, Po
iroloum Centre. aug25-lm
J list received
-our Oriental Parlor Stoves
Nicholson & Blackmnn.
State, county, borough and township clcc.
lions Tuesday, October 12. lbi).
Fiu tT Cans! at
Nll'UOl.SOS & Bi.ackmon s.
Iron Gate, Wheat Sheaf, Globo Heater
Oriental, nnd Parlor Stoves, at Nicholson &
Blackmoti's hardware store.
La miners & Aldcn are selling oft prcsen
stock nt cost.
Tinware, in retail and jobbing lots, nt
Nicholson Ai Blackmons'.
I.ammcra .t Alden hao a new stock o
all lute s'vles of Hats and Caps. tf
CAN IIID.UV AN-NOr'NCEM KNTS.
lr. lCniTae: ''le.ife arnouncp the name of Mkr
r.i'i " H. mootii, us a c.iiiiliiliue for JuMIre of the
i Vice n I oriio hurt owus up. a m """""a
to'',.r el..e!;ou. and ..Mi".!. .MANY C1T1.H.XS.
I'oencr. Sept. 1... 1 .
CAIlPJi lTS AND OIL CLOTHS !
TUST lil'CKIVl.P, snnp vice patterns nt
,5 TU B FCHNl HIRE STOKE.
The Medical Association of Washington,
D. C, have adopted lesolnliona recjiiesting
Gov. Geary to suspend the execution of the
sentened of Dr. Paul Solm-'tuie, convievjd ut
Carl'slo, Pa., for the murder of Miss tlteiu
necks, on tho ground that tho chemic-l evi
dence was Insufficient, and failed to provo
satisfactorily the presence of hydrooianic
acid or any other poison in tho stomach vl
Blessed are they tliot are ignorant, for
they aro happy in thinking they know
everything. I!!e.seJ ate tho orphan chil
dren, for tliey have no mother to Fpauk
them. Biased are they that do not adver
tise, for tLey are not bothered with customers.
New Yor.K. Oct. 2.
Mr. Lockwood, tho banSer, makes the
following statement: I retain tho treasury
ship of the L ike Saoro Railroad Co., bat
shall resi;;ti at I ha next meeting of the
Boatc'. Tho company owe ono firm largo
amounts for advances on Wabash stocks, end
our indebtedness to L ika S'loro and Michigan
Southern JhUilroaiM ut the preser.t moment
is but a moderate amount. No stoclis or
property of any kind b'donin.; to tli'i rail
road company have been used by the
treasurer or his firm. in an Improper r,:nnT,
and I'i'x'Ireciowo' '.'! La'.'o Shore o:i:p:!'i"
are ia lull acjord and a;:pr jve v.y e..nr- l.i
their stocks, and th n:t in:! i.e.tital
wealthy mctnheri cf the Beard in-ist o:i
firm of Lookiv.io.! & C". resit -u ins bu?inct.n
nnd t'.io ia?p!jicss ol True tarrlnRC
IiSAYS for Yonie.' M"n. cn'.the Errors Aliu'H
i .m l I..;-' aes vl.ic!i itustroy the Manly I'ower
an len-utn impediments of MAltHIAtiB, with sure
,,.f.nn . of n.lr. Sent In sealod tetter enve'.ncrs free
r.r din' ,-... Address Howard A oelatlnn, Ilex
l'l,i'a:le'::.!lia, l'a. Sep-II :.'lia.
Fall i rade
Petroleum Centre. Pa,
HAS JUST OPENED A LARRE Avn 0
COMPLETE STOCK OF
For tho Pall Trade, embracing full Lin
I'so 7IirHon' ;oiiuirio I'ino Tar
nnd I'crsian IScaitiiR Soar.
TVesc see;- are ItiijiresnatisJ with exotica ef the
m!!et aial mo't TUlsamic natine, and are v.-arrant.
e,l peifecily iniioeeat and free from mineral and otli
er perel'j'.o.'.s ad:nl:;tiiri'8, anl are selected by the
l..i!ics and :Ue j.ilj'.'x Im 'noral in prwi'erer ce to all
ol' ev se v,-:f as ij;e rre.lt nvoee.irers and pve-crves of
a tiir.'thy purity of complex', o l, and a c.mservator
off l"M'.'.tv. l' tlio "ottueia and delicacy
which l ay ir.dix to tho lir-nds and face, their capa-
Jiii, !ieii i:'.oi, and r. movlr.R tuulhily
Ml'-r tlr'iu liuli: pi tvsil lc to ovcry toil
::: '.;t!ie p'li ltc to t-y the vtrte.rjl o
.1. !.. il .t. c ., Prnprlet"r.
('.. , i i t..l A ;e:;H. ja!i: :!.a.
Ciu'pcts', Oil Cloths, Chintzes
Calicos, Muslins, and a choice
ADIES Alii") GSNTS
Dr. J. C. Ayer, of Lowell, ia fpnkco of a?
u candidate for Congress from the Seventh
District. Tho New York Hun calls tl.is
"iiutsins oo Avers." t.h.t nt nil; the Doctor
ia ono of tho principal pillers of tho Com
monwealth. 'Can you tell me," arked a blooming laps
of a suitor, "what thip canies more parpen.
gets than the Croat Lastern ; wen,
Matia. I really don't think 1 can." '-Why,
it's cotirisbip," replied the taaidon, with a
Brigham Young has Bent un order to a
Button merchant for ono thmiMnd dollars
wortli of cosmetics and flavoring cxtraots.
That is what comes of having a hundred or
two of wives. ,
A voting lady explained to a printer, tho
other day, tho distinction between printing
and piiblirhing; and at the conclusion of
her remarks by way of illustration, she
said: "You may print a kins ou uiy cheek,
but yon must not pubiith it."
Wholesale Gitoctitv IIoise. Some
ihin,' long needed in thisseclio-i is n whole
t-jlu grocery house, where good can bo pur.
ulusod at prices as choap, aad 111 many in
stances chopper, than tan be found in Pills
burgh, Erie, liunalo, and other points wheie
our grocsirynieu have been in the habit of
purchaning their goods. McEoweu .t Co.,
ot Tilusville, tiro prepared to meet till the
wants of tho trade, and have one of tho lar
gest v.-holesnlo houses to bo found in nny of
the large cities. Tho proprietors enjoy u
r ... r.. : M .1..., I i u ,r ,. ml ni-i. pv
good reputation ioi nn ur....B . .. im,,,,
!.niii.lv Lnr.v.n to Iho trade. Their tales
tiuco opening too house havo Lu-n l;it'te i
nnd we aro pleased to know mo rnpid'y la
en as'.n;:. Send I'.r their p'.icej. und v.o feel
rSMIlid tUl the utloL..; y ol the trade .!!1
'ij'low. ... j
During tho recent tornado in Providence,
a lady fell into onvulsions and died, becaiiso
her two littlo children did not come home
from school. Sliu fancied they hud been
killed by tho tempest, broansc tho school
teacher kept them lu E.ifety with heis.-lt,
and perishod fiom the excitement of a purely
imaginary evil. Most oi tne anxiety nnd
worry of lifo Is from equally unreal causes.
Wo beliivo thin;; will Xo verj liad with us
lc rrow, or at soii.e fnfuj t'ue. nnd
mako ourselves unhappy over f.nic:l.il gi'.eis
and disasters. It wool! b.) a great dea'
better fur lis if wo could b:;t nnder-itand' tho
wislcinof tlio divine siyin that tho evils
of tho day uro Htilficieut for it, and keep our
minds from b-ooding upon tiilst-otuuea that
, are possible perhaps, but after ail may never
Arrangnraents for the il.iilroal Ccnven
tie.n to ba held on tho C:h of October at Oi
wego havo been perfected. Tho Convention
v.iil bo held in Doolittlo Hall. A map has
been constructed, sixty feet in len.-lh by
eijtlit feet iu width, of Iho widest parto;
tho continent from Nov Sclii a to tho Pa
cific, iironiiuen'.iy e'j e.vio nil lines of nt il
roid and cmal nnd water n-tvigntion. Ar
ringenients have been mado lor the trans
portation of delegates to and from the Con
vention at half faro. A lar,; number o!
public ofliiiii'.s, including Governors o1
States, Courepj-nen, railroad ofli jials, r.nuii
hers oi' Boards of Trade and persons ii.trtvi.l-
ed in ocean eteauurs havo aUv .dy siguilied
their purpose to uttend. EepresoiUatives
from various cities and towns on tho route
are also expected.
Tho question wheiher it ii a sin to sleep
in meeting is being discussed in some of the
journals of Connecticut. Tlio Killinly
Truiwipl puts it in a general and iuiper-
j hooai r.tauuri, "ji u.m...., l , .
for Mr. Smith to sleep ui tneeutig; aid noes
on to answer, as follows: "We should call
it a sin of infiiiuity, not of intention, end
regard it as his duty to ui every means in
his po.ver to ovoroina this inlin.iity." Wo
refer to tho subject to ex pi -of s a hope that
when lliaSeu ttori.il oiectiun in Virginia is
over, Mr. Greeley will give us Iris views
upon sleeping in meeting. Wo suppose there
m iy be men in'tho Ignited States who liavo
bad more e::p 'riviu;e in thin matter than lie,
but certainly tho:i: ia noouo who-" opinions
concerninj it would ba listened to with m)
much wpect ns his.
ti iti, t
','!t:)"V. (Or yoii::e'ioep, o i the
i n in Y it'.i nod F.ir'y "Manheid. v ith
l.l'foi the r'T;:i; nd urd ol leaaU'. t
ner eevt.'n'.i'., Ii,-1 of ch'itV-'. Add-'es
HOWA'.ft) ASMJCIaTIOS li
V,y 01. Sia
;,"c'.'.' Flottr, J'cJvI i;:ui Grocry
Atthe'H.n ti :- :c unu.'iTNc;, on matv-kt,
iy,'O:-:'t0 tl'.e tcrilntoe!-: Hone, l.ls on liar.d r.
l-l-.. .i-.d fo -i ei.-. st.;-k of Flour, Peed and
UrK;ev!co. wh'cU he Is llHig at a low ligitro.
t . D.iii'l to: iet tho ptacOf where A, D. Cotto
A; I'o.epari' hroiio tip.
And tilsoa eh tie. as.rteieni o FLASN'.
very cheap. )ur Line of Alp .c is u:t 1 1 :
lin Alpacis is the finest a:;d e'ie;ip..ist i''-11'
Tho Hew York
& W. P.VItKE't havo fitted n;i a nn.v
:! U-ry For all WatU to ItKYN'OLUS
r.iOi.'Hi'.Ai) : J'S, !.o. 11 Ci.ntru .treol, oppo.
site li-.e !'o-t O.tlee, Od City, l'a.
il. In,' O"
On ?,Iiii! slrcot, Opposite t'M
And Int-nd keonln v.ha' Potiolrtim Centrf
Ioi.l- nc. d. d, a flrst c :r.ss Meat .Market, imif
r.MC!CST AND BEST MEATS
u lU h,. l..,,t. II will lie nnr aim to mrvc.nn' ' "
tomrs with nroniptaess and to lueir croit
t'arpoti, or every nuailty nd description, at
I'.KVS'iM.I)-:. lt!HHKM'.t Ctr!, No. 11 Centre
Street, ,.; o-ole ttie I'. O., Oil City, l'a.
N L V' A DVEliTJSEM EN'TS.
T.T-UANOW A MtTSHKLlK
i ti . , i i n-
'i'liis vnri: is an linprovcmfet upon the syitcni
i i... ,1 ..,..,,; t.rs oft lie Hrilidl fill liainellt It
u li i ''(!,.. i i-oo fir . e-i -ihort nnd e'l-y 1 sn',ns and can
l,i in io,-r..d l.yanvono. It is f.e ere.:. st nroiltie
ti.oi ot" tlio i-ije. Kni'l' . o :i the roMiplete work.
Add r-i .1. A Oil Y, Lox t'V'J, N. Y. t'. .
JMiifi-iitr lii hnrf-c i'liilnliif
V vrl ini 10 hor rorVt1c! Wnorl &
1,: ',ll ill l-rM'i.'Cl
1 ni-m, t;hi'rryiMi.
d -r, iiii'J luiiiiiuc; nlnotino 10
sjiitUnirrv. .1. Picrsuii
:4t T. l-'KUl'liiXGUAM.
rs fir sale his
jl0i.T On Sul'iaih uitereoon lasi, an
Onyx SiocveLiittou, on which v. as eiiEiaved
tho letu-r J. The liuder will bo" rewarded
by IcUug the :itn-.' a'- H. C. .larvis' I'urtii
tM.i ,!,, Oct. Pat
A scamp pretending l" a iiewspajior re
portor w.is arrested for perpetratinic u num
ber of lorgeiies iu New York. Ho ov.'tied
no to his vil.tin'es, und said he "wanted
to go to the Penitentiary to 'redeem his
,,,, .,,.,.. ' 'I'but was adding insult to
injury, und the wound re I des. rves to be!
piiucLed ro death wiib reporters' peuci s.
Ar. i ;;,.lo?iou iu the oil refinery of Edward
IWner.'nt l't ca, N. V.. on Thursday erc-
1 ii'tng, resulted in terribly Lurmr.g l'hinp
I Uailiek, and the deslnMioa of the main re
lini iy htiild'.n r. Losii Co'J.C'J'J. Sawby k
I M-Clure'.s l'oitudry was pi.ttiallv bureei.
I Loss SpU)"".
rn.i I, .-l, ,.ril,r oft'TS fir sale his lioilso on ner-
X i d l,,i- a r. . ii' l'ie' Home
.. .1.. .., (i, iifi, ltd I e I in-1 1 ,.;nii.."
l.inee Ho ims wiih luiroom aiiie!i.-d
i.. .!,.!,., ni. I i solle-e or at i iinriun
kiiie sJleo Nhe-M". i-V. LUONA.U).
Coirryirun linn. Sept. W. 'l. tw.
;"e in ll.leie
I i.v 'lie e. . I
11k' Wite iii'.a n id l"!
1 el. Oiitro, S' P''
II. & W. r-!t!vE-
UTHcRLRND & TAYLO?., PROP'S 3
Iteceived t-, I
DAILY'!'- .X V,v-J
. . CO.-
Petroleum Centre, Ta., next door lo i.iw
Tt.w Hiardors nccnmmod ited,
all lmies. Ovsters, and every ni'"l"-
ui liislied gliosis, , , (jo
NopalnswIlibP ;isred to ncuni.
who favor us wilh their patronage.
ET. BtfTII F.RIiAND. CEa ' ,,.
Petrol, urn Centro, Seot. 1 1, '
A 1). Miller A" 01, i- uu" ""J
i.i-i .i All eeoitiit nt ims'
olili'l by M. S Simmons .it Hie
M. S. SIM U INK,
2h Tl. A. D. Mll.l.l'iit.
Seiieca-St., Oil CUJ': ra''
and YishhiZ TooIn
Tnnk' Sucker Bo
I'lie eo'Virtiiciv-li'o luri'torre i xi-'t ill - liv.der the
Prill lelini' o( Wnel.tiT ., ii- Oisolvrd, and a' I
l',ir ir- iieW ljI.-l to Me- tii'lll, are re im-miit t ueltle
ft lie' "I 1 n'aud, I'ebs farm, or at IV. Out:-", oppo
uito the Illicit ltoh. Jll'Sllf 11. (J. W.
Wlireli & "
,1 l';t "
A tin" i--TOii:nent at the 1' truit'ire siore.
Jty connection with '''"'hI!'' '!
n mni i i in t.1 '
..,,,, di.'M i" Mill'
(;a-tliiat short order
Oil City, l'eb.17, leW.-tf.
JOHN f- VV