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! The - Distinctive Garment Store
Shirts nude to order $3.00 and
Suits made to order $10.00 and
, .- upward.
Centre Strtet tt
At Half Or Less.
All Women's and Misses' Coats yi Price
All Fur Sets and Separate Pieces yi
Fur Coats With Few Exceptions yi
And 2 Special Groups of Tailored Suits
Are Less Than :yi Price. All
Others Are x.
4- tki HO grouP f plam tailored suits formerly
i-lLl vJiUU up to $15 and $20. Fine all-wool
serges and worsteds, in black, navy, and brown.
A a. (Diri ff A group of plain tailored and lancy
l Hlll-Fl suits, formerly up, to $40-00. Such
materials as broadcloth, Bedlord cord, matelasse, diagonals, etc.;
in navy, brown, black, taupe, and other fashionable colors.
Spring Millinery For Immediate 'Wear
A collection of early season styles shat .has never been
equalled at this time of the year in this" vicinity.
Gage trimmed hats, ready to put on and wear most be
coming shapes and styles, handsomely trimmed; untrimmed
spring hats in all the best shapes.
We invite you to view these harbingers of the spring styles.
Revised Prices On Whittall Rugs.
From the New Price List Beginning Feb. 1, 1914.
Whittall Anglo Persian Rugs, 9x12 feet $60.00
Whittall Anglo Indian Rugs, 9x12 feet . $50.00
Whittall Royal Worcester Rugs, 9x12 feet $45.00
Whittall Teprac Wilton Rus,9xl2 feet ;.$39.50
Whittall Clidema Brussels Rugs, 9x12 feet :$32.75
Whittall Peerless Brussels Rugs, 9x12 feet $29.50
The above prices are for 9x12 feet, sizes only.
Other sizes at regular prices.
A LACK OF AMMUNITION
has been the downfall of many a fine army. The
lack of a little capital may some day mean to you
the loss of an opportunity to become financially
independent. You can obtain that capital only
by cultivating the Habit of Saving.
We Pay You Four Per Cent. Interest.
Oil City Trust Company
Oil City, Pa.
j Monterey County, California, !
t Needs Farmers ;
Notwithstanding the fact that Monterey County, California, produces
$6,000,000 worth of potatoes, sugar beets, apples, livestock and . barley
every year, there is a lot of land that is waiting the settler and fanner. I
You should learn more about this splendid coast county. We have is-
sued a booklet describing the county, which we will send along with a map
of California, and a sample copy of SUNSET MAGAZINE, the monthly
X guide of the homeseeker and settler, if you will send us ten cents in stamps
j to help defray the cost of mailing.
SLSI7T JIACJAZIXi: SERVICE II lit FAT,
Nan Francisco, California.
Palestine's Water Bottles.
Of nil t lie qiiL'i'r sights to be xucu In
the (indent city of Hebron. I'ulestlne,
mine Is more Interesting than the "wit
ter milkers" market." where the gi.nt
kin water bottles nre uiiirte and sold
I iy the thousand yearly. Lying upon
the (.-round In rows may he seen be
tween two hundred and three hundred
piMtskins awaiting purchasers. Each
skin Is Inflated, either with wnter or
air. so that the buyer may know It Is
perfectly water tight. The majority
of the skins used come from Arabia,
while a lurge number are received
from the Ibanons. They are brought
to Ileliion by the camel caravans und
are purchased by the tanneries and
turned Into bottles. They pass through
many processes, and n tanner will
spend a week upon u Rlngle skin before
It i:: tendered water tight and service
able. From Hebron these odd bot
tles are sent to nil parts of the east,
thousands going down Into Egypt and
the Sudan every year. Argonaut
Courtier and Poet.
I .on Is XIV., having shown Bollenu
Bomo verses of his own composition,
demanded his candid opinion about
"Sire." answered the poet, "your maj
esty wished to write poor lines and you
did It so well that you proved that
nothing is impossible to your majesty!"
Elm, Oil City, Pt.
Got News From Horns.
There nr! eighteen consulates In New
York, representing that number of
Central and South American countries
where Spanish is spoken. This does
not include Spain. The "coinpntriote"
In "hard luck" with a little knowledge
of the geography of those countries can
operate among all of them, in each con
sulate representing himself a native of
the country to whose representative he
applies for aid. One of these beggars,
u negro, unfolded u sad tnle to a con
sul general. The otllclal asked the vis
itor from what part of his own coun
try he came. The negro was not well
posted on his geography, for he men
tinned the name of the capital and
added that he had sailed from there
for this country. The capital happens
to be "OMK feet up In the mountains.
The consul general smiled, then gave
the mendicant u (juurter. saying: "That
is for the valuable information that
our country has iidvanced to the stage
where they sail ocean vessels from the
mountain tops, it has been a long
time since I was borne, und 1 really
dldu't know It." New York Tribuue.
Mrs )ash -Mother says thnt she
wants to he cremated. Iash .Inst my
luck! I haven't a match with me.
A Remarkable Corset.
It is a matter of pride with us that there is
always in our offerings something of added value
or extra attraction that makes them uncommon.
. In fact, you have become accustomed to ex
But occasionally there come times when we
find ourselves in a position to make offers that'
are so unusual, or of such importance to our
patrons, that we feel special attention should be
called to them and we take this means of making
a special announcement of the
This corset is so unusual in value, workman- t
ship and "figure improving" qualities that it in
stantly recommends itself to every woman with
whom fine corseting is a matter of concern.
We have the exclusive agency for Franklin, X
Tionesta, Oil City and Polk.
An expert corsetiere in attendance.
i The Distinctive
t 111 CENTRE ST.,
Duke and Duchess Rescued
From Stranded Yacht
Mr. and Mrs. Frederick W. Vander
bilt, the Duke and Duchess of Man
chester and Lord Falconer were res
cued from Vanderbllt's steam yacht
Warrior, which had beeu pounding for
hours on the rocks at Cape Aguatla,
near Savanilla, on the coast of Co
lombia. FEAR IS KILLING HER
Miss Brown Has Hydrophobia Never
Bitten or Scratched.
Miss Ellen Brown, twenty years old,
of Bethayres, a suburb of Philadel
phia, Is dying of hydrophobia In spite
of the fact that Bhe never has been
bitten or scratched by a cat or a dog
or any other animal and the only ex
planation of the strange case is that
given In her own words:
"I have always had an innate fear
of dogs," she said.
Milwaukee Top Heavy With Labor.
As a result of reports published in
the east, which declared there was a
scarcity of labor In Milwaukee, labor
ers are rushing there until there are
already 260 men to every 100 Jobs.
This was the statement of H. J.
Beckerle, superintendent of the Mil
waukee brant h of the state free em
Carters in Divorce Court.
Suit for divorce has been filed In
Philadelphia by Mrs. Lucille Polk
Carter, with whom she was saved
from the sinking Titanic in April, 1912.
The grounds were not revealed and
the papers were at once Impounded.
On be Smith Is mi unsociable cuss,
Isn't he? Steve Should sny so. Why,
Unit liny wouldn't even talk In his
sleep. Clnclnmitl Kntpiirer.
Do not talk about yourself In com
pnny. It rnn lie done so much more
satisfactorily after you huve left
OIL CITY, PA..
Pittsburg, Feb. 3.
Cattle Choice, $8.60 8.90; prime,
$8.30fn8.60; good, $88.25; common,
$6.507; heifers, $5.608; common to
good fat bulla, $4.50 7; common to
good fat cows, 3.f07; fresh cows
and springers, $50fg85.
Sheen and Uimbs Prime wethers,
$5.756; , good mixed. $5.405.75;
fair mixed. $4.75ffi 5.25: culls and com
mon, $3(fi3.50; lambs, $5.608; veal
calves, $11 ifill.50; heavy and thin
Hogs Prime heavy, heavy mixed,
mediums, heavy and light Yorkers;
$8.95 iff 9; pigs, $8.75fi 8.80; roughs, $S
8.15; stags, $7 (ft 7.25.
Cleveland, Feb. 3.
Cattle Choice lat steers, $7.75.'fi
8.25; good to , choice. $7.25(5 7.75;
choice heifers, $6.75(g7.50; milchers
and 'printers. $60(ft80.
Hogs Yorkers,. $8.80; mixed, $8.75
(R8.S0; heavies. $S.70fi S.75; pigs and
lights, $8.50; stags, $6.757.
Sheep Mixed. $5.25(5.50; bucks,
$3.50 (it 4.50; culls. $3(S4.
Calves Good to choice, $11.25ip
11.50; heavy and common, $6(5 9.50.
Chicago, Feb. 3.
Hogs Receipts, 37,000. . Bulk of
sales, 8.30fi8.60: light, $8.358.62'i ;
mixed, $8.35(Ti8.67V4: heavy. $8.30
8.67 u,; rough, $8.30(8.35; . pigs, $6.75
Cattle Receipts. 22.000. Beeves,
$6.90 9.50; -Texas steers, $6.90(5 8;
stockers and feeders, $5.40 8; cows
and heifers, $3.60 8.50; calves, $7.50
Sheep Receipts, 38,000. Native, $4.70
,rtT 5.85 ; yearlings, $3.70(56.90; Iambs,
. Wheat May, 93.
Corn May, 66.
Oats May, 39 .
East Buffalo, Feb. 3.
Cattle Receipts, 3,500. Prime
steers, $3.85(59.10: shipping, $8(5 8.73;
butchers, $7(5 8.50; heifers. $6(5 f;
cows, $3.75 7.25; bulls, $5.257.3F;
stockers and feeders, $3.50 ifl 7; stock
heifers, $5.?fi6.75; fresh cows and
springers, $35 90.
Hogs Receipts, 12,000. Heavy
mixed, Yorxers and pigs, $99.05;
roughs, $8 8.15; stags, $6 7; dairies,
Sheep Receipts, 11,400. Lambs,
$5.50 8.25; yearlings, $57 wethers,
sSTrs- pwos, $3 6.50; sheep, mixed,
Militant minded women were known
In England before the suffragettes, one
of whoui lies In Henry VII.'s clinpol
Mnrpirct. countess of Richmond. Its
builder's mother, with her brass effigy
by Torriglnno. She hated the Turk,
and she made, as Camden reports, a
sporting offer to the chivalrous of her
day. "On the condition that princes
of Christendom would combine them
selves nnd march against the common
enemy, the Turk, she would most will
ingly attend them and be their laun
dress In tho camp." That position of
laundress to the crusaders would hnve
been an easy one, for It was the fash
Ion to niuke vows to change no un
derclothing until the holy sepulcher
was regnlned. Chicago News.
Got en the Bear Side.
"So you owe your success as a stock
peculator to stoicism?" asked the In
terviewer. "Yes." explained the broker. "When
ever there was a declining market I
made a practice to grin und bear it."
To Compose Her.
Editor What's the trouble out there?
Ofllee Boy A lady out In the hall has
hysterics. Editor Have ber escorted
Into the composing room at ouce. Bos
A Movirg Picture of
According to those in authority, the designers of men's clothes
and hats have decreed
An English Season
The models worn by correctly dressed men will have a "Picca
Of course American workmanship and a combination of Yan
kee ability and good sense will be found in the garments carrying
the T. A. P. label. The patterns and models now ready at this
YOUR STORE are beautifully tailored and display original lines
not to be found in the commonplace. Well-dressed careful men
need no further tips.
OU Citj, Pa.
GOETHALS Will STICK
Accepts the Governorship of Panama
, Canal Zone.
President Wilson sent the nomina
tion of Colonel George W. Goethals to
be governor of the Panama canal cone
after April 1 to the senate.
... Secretary of War Garrison made
public this exchange of cablegrams:
"To Colonel George W. Goethals, Cule
bra, Canal Zone, Jan. 27:
"In connection with the president's
Intention to appoint you gove;nor. may
I assure him you do not desire to re
tire from service so long as he feels
your services are needed? Garrison." -"Culebra,
Jan. 28, to Secretary of
"Referring to your cable relative to
governorship, will not retire so long
as my services are needed. Goethals."
As chairman of the Isthmian canal
commission Colonel Goethals Is paid
$15,000 a year. The Panama canal
act fixes the salary of the governor at
$10,000. Representative Britten of
Illinois introduced a bill to amend the
law to make the salary of the gover
nor $15,000 so long as Colonel Goethals
holds the office.
AINEY TO OPPOSE PENROSE
Congressman Announces Candidacy
For Senator Palmer For Governor.
Representative Alney of Pennsyl
van la In Washington announced his
candidacy for the regular Republican
nomination for senator against Boles
Penrose. Alney is from Montrose, Pa.
He says generally that the place
for Republicans to do their fighting
Is within the party. He feels thnt
"with the eyes of the nation lumed
toward Pennsylvania the renomlna
tlon of Senator Penrose affecting as
It would every Republican state In
the nation should not go unchal
lenged." After , careful consideration Alney
says be concluded to "throw down the
gauntlet to this modern political
Goliath and engage him in battle for
the freedom and rehabilitation of the
Representative A. Mitchell Palmer
of Stroudsburg. Pa., has decided he
will be a candidate for governor of
Pennsylvania on the Democratic
ticket this fall and in a few days will
make formal announcement.
Say Detective Tried to Extort.
George Howard, a private detective,
was arrested in Pittsburg and bound
over to court In the sum of $10,000,
charged with attempting to extort
$5.W)0 .from Mrs. E. M. Ferguson, a
wealthy widow. Howard, the police
allege, wrote two letters to Mrs. Fer
guson, by whom he was once em
ployed, In which he gave explicit In
structions as to where the money was
to be delivered by Mrs. Ferguson's
Lad Shoots Himself.
John Stresheeser, aged twelve, son
of Andrew Stresheeser of Johnstown,
Pa., ' accidentally shot himself while
playing with a heavy revolver. His
condition Is critical
Lnbotichere's gift of repartee Is illus
trated In TUoiold's "Life of Henry La
boucliere." "Labby." only six years old. had Just
gone to a private school. Befora
breakfast, the morning after his ar
rival, the new boys were placed '.u a
row and asked whether they had all
washed their teeth. One by one they
all answered In the affirmative, until
the turn of Henry cnine. "No." he
said firmly. "And prny why not?"
wound up the master Indignantly, after
n long lecture on the enormity of the
crime of neglecting the cleanliness of
tbe teeth. "Because I haven't got any,"
smiled Henry suddenly.
Ami he showed bis toothless gums
be was just changing his baby teeth
to tbe discomfited moralist.
The Discouraged Poet.
"Everything seems to be going
wrong!" sighed the poet. "I asked the
maid at my lodgings this morning what
had become of the paper that I'd left
lying on my desk."
" 'Ob. sir.' said she, '1 thought it was
waste paper, and I threw tt In the
waste paper bnsket'
" 'No.' said I, 'it wasn't waste paper.
I hadn't written anything on It yet.' "
Baby Seals Fear the Wstar.
It Is a curious- fact that the fur seal
was once a .land animal. The baby
seals are actually afraid of the water.
They would drown if thrown Into It
nnd have to leurn to swim by repeated
efforts. When once they have been
taught to swim, however, they soon
forget to walk.
Price Reductions in the Second
Floor Garment Section.
$32.50 Black Astrachan Coat $18.50
$32.50 Black Astrachan Coat $17.50
(Grey plush collar)
$47.50 Black Astrachan Coat $27.50
(Grey plush collar and lapel)
$75.00 Brown Marmot Coat $37.50
$100.00 Black Pony Coat $47.50
New Price On Forty Odd Coats
Z $1 Coats worth up to SS in this lot
I $2 Coats worth up to $10 in this lot
. repeating sIiuIhuii, .UoUil as, is line
balanced gun, without any objectionable humps or bunis; i.o holea on top for gas to blow out
through, or water to get in; can't freeic up with rain, snow, or sleet; it's solid steel breech
tnot a shell o wood) permits thoroughly symmetrical gun without sacrificing strength or
safety; it is th. safest brmch-loading shotgun arer built.
it is HunmerleM with Solid Steal Br.ech tinside as well as out) Solid Top-Sid.
Ejection Matted Barrel (which costs $4.00 extra on other guns) Pres. Button Cartridge
Releaa. (to remove loaded cartridges quickly from magazine without working through action)
Double Extractors Take-Down F aature Trigger and Hammer Safety. Handles rapidly;
guaranteed in shooting ability; price standard Grade "A" sun, $22.60.
Send 3 stamps potage for big catalog describing No. 77, 77?s! f
1 A. n, C, P. T and Trap Special and all other Hf lOTtM firearm LO.,
fflarlu repeating rifles and shotguns. Do it nowl 42 Willow Street, New HaTon, Conn.
If -Vi.-.s. a rifle, pi'tol or shotgun, you fhould have a copy of the Ideal Hand
II you snuOl Book 110 pages of useful information for shooters. It tells all about
powflers,( bullets, primers and reloading tools for all standard rifle, pistol and shotgun
ammunition; how to measure powders accurately; shows you how to cut your ammunition
expense in half and do more and better shooting. This bonk is free to any shooter who will
send three stamps postage to The Martin Firearms Co., 1 Willow St.. New Haven. Conn.
vvorren s waists
A particularly large and at
tractive assortment of waists
in, tbe most wanted styles and
materials at prices that. mean
the'.r quick disposal. An op
portunity to secure handsome
waists for -little money.
. $2.00 Xet Waists, $1.00. .
$4.00 CliifTon Waists, $2.00.
$.").00 Mcssaline Waists,
$5.00 Silk Crepe Waists,
$(i.00 Net Waists," $&75.
$7 50 Chiffon .-.Waists", $3.50.
all our fine
Positively the lowest prices
we've ever quoted on furs of
such absolute merit and beauty.
AH sets, muffs, scarfs and
coats at lowest prices.
Chamberlain's Cough Remedy
Cure Colds, Croup and Whouping Cough.
Oil City, Ft.
I S3 Coats worth uo to $16 in this lot
$5 Coats worth up to $28 in this lot
- aimcariiig, beautifully-
That $500 of Yours
which is now earning you
nothing, will return you $10
every six months if you buy
one of our Certificates of
Interest begins as soon as
issued, and checks are mailed
every six months.
Write for booklet C. D.
Pittsburgh Bank for Savings
Established In 1862
Prescription lens grinders
for the eyes, plus Collegl
ately trained and Inter
Behind the Guns.
NO DROPS. RESULTS DEFINITE.
Artificial Eyes in Ntock.
IT DA VC TO ADVERTISE
IN TUI3 FAPKK
--Oil City, Pa.J