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BCTI.BiI, KARNS CITY AND PARKER RAILROAD
Train* leave liutler lor St. Joe, Millerstown,
Karns City, Pelrolia, barker, etc., at 7.25 a. ui ,
nud 2.1)5 and "20 p. in. [See below tor con
nections with A. V K. K.|
Train* arrive at Butler from the above named
points at 7.15 a. m., and 1.55, and 'i.55 p. in.
The 1.55 tialn connects wlUi train on the West
Penu road through to Pittsburgh.
(Hl'-'\KOO AND ALI.KOnEST RAII-KOAD.
Trains leave Billiard'* Mill, Butler county,
for Uatrisvllle, Greenville, etc., at 7.40 a. m.
and 12.30 and 2.30 p. m.
Stages len' e Petrolia at 5.30 a. m. for 7.40
train, aud at 10.C0 a. m. for 12.20 train.
Keluru Mages leave Milliard on arrival of
trains at 10.27 a. in. and 1.50 p. m.
Stage leaves Martinsburg at 9.30 for 12.30
Trains leave Boiler (Butler or Pittsburgh Time.)
Market at s.ott a. in., goes through to Alle
gheny, arriving at 9.01 a. m. This train con
i.ects at Freeport with Frcrport Accommoda
tion, which arrives at Allegheny at 8.20 a. in.,
Ejpress at 7.21 a. m., connecting at Butler
Junction, without change of cars, at S.2fi wilh
Exp.ecs west, arriving In Allegheny at 9.5S
a. iu , and Express east arriving at Blsirsville
at 11 00 a. m. railroad time.
Mail at 2.38 p. m.-, connecting at Butler June
tion without change ol cars, with Express west,
arriving iu Allegheny at 5.2t> p. m., aud Ex
press cast arriving al BlairsvUle Intersection
at fi.lo p. m. railroad time, which connects w'th
Philadelphia Kxpn-.s east, when ou time.
The 7.21 a. m. train connects at Blairsville
at 11.05 a. m. with the Mail cast, and the 2.30
p. in. train al (5.50 with Ihe Philadelphia Ex
Trains arrive at Butler on West Peon K. R. at
9.51 a. m., 5 06 and 7.2t) p. in., Butler time. The
9,51 nud 5.00 trains connect wilh trains on
the Butler & Parker R. R. Sun ay train arrives
nt Butle-at 11.11 a. m., connecting with train
Through trains leave Pittsburgh tor the Eaf'.
Nt ii.Sfi and 8.30 a. in. and 12 51, 4.21 ar.d 8.00 p.
m., arriving at Philadelphia at 3.40 and 7.20
p. in. and 3.00, 7.0 and 7.40 a. m.; at Baltimore
about the same time, nt New York three hours
later, ar.d at Washington about one and u halt
JOHN E. BYE IIS,
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON,
iny'2l-ly] BUTLER, PA.
0 1/ WALDRON. Graduate ol the Pliil-
B ndelphia Dental College,is prepared
■ It •to do anything in the line of his
profession in a satisfactory manner.
Office on Main street, Butler, Union Block,
up stairs, apll
BUTLE 11. PA.
NEARLY OPPOSITE LOWTIY HOUSE.
CAPITAL STOCK 60,000.
WM. CAMTHF.LL, JAB. D. ANDERSON,
President. Vice President.
W*. CAMPBELL, Jr., Cashier.
William Campbell, J. W. Irwin,
.las. D. Anderson, Ooorge Weber,
Joseph L. Purvis.
Does a Oeneral Banking k Exchange business.
Interest pud on time deposits. Collections made
and prompt retnnis at low rates of Exchange.
Gold Exchange and Government Bonds bought
and sold. Commercial paper, bonds, judgment
and othersecurities bought at fair rates. 1a20:1y
LAND FOR SALE
A handsome six-room frame house, located
on Bluff street, northwestern pnrt of Butler.
Lot 50x176. All necessary outbuildings.
TERMS—Ore-third cash and balance In tour
equal annual payments. Inquire nt this otlice.
The well-improved farm of Rev. W. R. Hutch
ison, iu the northeast corner of Middlesex town
ship, Butler county, Pa., is now offered for sale,
low. Inquire of W. K. FItISBEE, on the prem
$5 will buy a one-halt interest in a good bus
iness in Pittsburgh. One who knows some
thing about farming preferred. An honest man
wilh Ihe above amount will do well to address
by letter, SMITH JOHNS, care 8. M. James,
93 Liberty street; Pittsburgh, Pa. |au27-ly
/ETNA INSURANCE COMPANY
OF HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT.
Losses paid In 61 years, $51,000,000.
J. T. McJI'NKIN & SON, Agents,
jau2Bly Jeflersou street, Butler, Pa.
Mutual Fire Insurance Co.
Office Cor. Main and Cunningham Sts.
G. C. ROESSING, PRESIDENT.
WM. CAMPBELL, TREASURER.
H. 0. IIEINEMAN, SECRETARY.
J.L.Purvis, E. A. Ilelmboldt,
William Campbell, J. W. Buikhart,
A. Trout man, Jacob Schoene,
6. C- Roesslng, John Caldwell,
Dr. VV. lrvin, W. W. Dodds,
J. W. Christy H. C. Helneman.
JAS. T. M'JUNKIN, Gen, AS't
NOTICE TO FARMERS.
PHOSPHATE AMD FERTILIZERS
FOR SALE BY
m*rl7-2ra PORTERBVILLE. PA.
HENRY G. HAIE,
FINE MERCHINT TIILOR,
COR. PENN AND SIXTH STREETS,
[Successor to A, C. Hocusing A Bro.]
GRAIN, FLOUR, FEED, OIL,
THE HIGHEST MAItKET PRICE PAID IN
FOR GRAIN OF ALL KINDS.
BOOTS and SHOES
AL. lU FF'S
TJTVK )> BLOCK,
Illain Street, - - - - Butler, Pa.
I have just received my entire Spring and Summer stock of 800 I and
SHOES direct from the manufacturer, aud am able to sell them at
aud a great many linos at |Cg?~LOWER PRICES THAN E\ ER.
Ladies', Misses' and Children's Button, Polish and Side Lace Boots in
eudless variety, and at bottom prices.
Reynolds Brothers' celebrated fine Shoes always in stock, and is the most
complete I have ever offered. The prices are lower than ever, aud styles
Parties wanting BOOTS «fc SHOES made to order can do no better than
by me, as I keep none but the best of workmen in my employ.
LEATHER and FINDINGS will be found in my store in superior
quality and at lowest market rates.
goods warranted as represented. A¥*. RUFF.
b. c. mm.
THE LARGEST AND ASSORTMENT OF
Boots and Shoes
To be found in any House In Western Pennsylvania, em
bracing all the Newest Spring Styles in the Market.
I am selling all this stock at
BCST OLD PRICES.
Recollect, NO ADVANCE.
Several lines of Boots and Shoes at even lower prices than ever. All my
customers have the benefit in buying by getting Boots and Shoes
that come direct from the manufacturer to my house.
No middle profits to divide up that parties
are compelled to pay that buy
from jobbing houses.
This Slock of Boots and Shoes is Very Large in the Following Lines
Ladies' Kid and Pebble Button Boots, .... $1.50 and upwards.
" " " " Side Lace Boots, - 1.25 " "
" Grain, Pebble and Kid Button and Polish, - 1.25 " "
" " Polish, 95" "
" ." Standard, very prime, 1.25 " "
" Serges, in Congress and Polish, .... "5 to sl.
" Calf Peg Shoes, all warranted.
MY STOCK EMBRACES, IN CONNECTION WITH THE A ROVE, A PULL LINE OF ALL
TIIE FINER GRADES IN WOMEN'S, MISSES' ANI) CHILDREN'S.
The CiJonls' I>*-|»arl meiit is very complete in every line in Calf
Button, Dom Pedros, Congress and English Walking Shot s, and especially in
Calf Boots, at $2 and upwards,
Brogans and Plow Shoes, at $1 and upwards,
Fine Buff Alexis and Congress, at $1.25 and upwards,
Low Strap Shoes, in every style, at $1.25 and upwards.
Boys' and Youths' Shoes in same styles as Men's, but lower in price.
Infants' and Children's Shoes, in Colors and Black.
Fancy Slippers and Walking Boots, All Colors.
This stock is the most complete I have ever offered, the prices are lower
than ever, and the styles are elegant. Ladies' Kid and Pebble Button New-*
ports, good, $1 to $1.25.
LARGS STOCK OF LEATHEH AND FINDINGS
Always in stock. None but the best brands of Leather kept, and prices guar
anteed at lowest market rates.
|jjgT"Give me a call and I will save you money in your Boots and Shoes.
A careful inspection of this stock will convince you that the above is correct.
No other house can give you lower prices or better goods.
B. C. HUSELTOH.
CARPETS! OIL ULOTIIS! MATS! RUGS! STAIR RODS
s NEW STOCK! NEW STOCK! >
g HECK & PATTERSON S p
J NEW CARPET ROOM I
a, NOW OPEN I 1
g Qci© South ©f Clothing c
Duffy's Block, sept2o-tf Butl<>r. Pa, A
isqoii Hivxs isf)mi \sivn ISILLOT) r no isi^ravo
Union Woolen Mills.
I would desire to call the attention of the
public to the Union Wooleu Mill, Butler, l'a.,
where I have new and improved machinery for
the manufacture of
Barred and Gray Flannels,
Knitting and Weaving Yarns,
and I can recommend them an being very dura
ble, ax they are manufactured of pure Butler
county wool. They are beautiful in color, (su
perior in texture, and will be, sold at vory low
prices. For aam plea and prices, address,
ju124.'78-1y) Butler, Pa
HT TT 13 stops, 3 set Beeds, 2 Knee
UliUt-fi-AIL W Swells, Btool, Book, only
$87.50. 8 Stop Organ, Stool, Book, only $53.75.
Piano*, Stool, Cover, Book, $l9O to $255. Illus
trated catalogue free. Address
. apU-Sm W. C. BUNNELL, Lewistown, Pa.
Stock Speculation IIIHI Investment.
Operations on Margin or by Privileges. Spe
cial business in Mining Stocks. Full particulars
on application. J*MES BROWN, Dealer in
Stocks and Bonds, (it .1 GO Broadway, New York.
Forty Dollars Reward.
On Tuesday night, April "27th, there was
stolen from the premises of the subscriber,
living in Penn township, liutler county, Pa., a
dark bay horse, six years old, weighs between
1,300 and 1,400 pounds, small star on the fore
head, shoulders somewhat sore from the wear
of the collar. A reward of ■'<4o will be |>aid for
information that will lead to the recovery of
the horse. HARVY OSBORN,
mys-3t. Ulade Mills, P. O. Butler Co, Pa.
BI3TLEK, PA., WEDNISDAY; JULY 21, IPSO
ARE DAILY RECEIVING
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Cotton and Lisle Thread Hose,
Fringes, Trimmings, Bullous,
Lace and Embroidered Ties,
Su miner Undericear,
Elegant Neckwear for Men,
AND FULL STOCK OF
Ladies and Men's Furnishing Goods.
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chasers the very best value fur their money.
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MRS. LYDIA E. PINKHAMT
OF LYNN, MASS*
LYDIA E. PINKHAM'S
The I'osltivi 1 Cure
For all Female Complaints.
Thl» preparation, as its name signifies, consists of
Vegetable Propertied that are harmless to the most del
icate Invalid. Uj>on one triiil tlio merits of this Com
pound will be rocogniz«Hi, a»relief in immediate ; and
v hen it* use is continual, in ninety-nine ciuca in a bua
drod, ajx rmaner.t cun b» effected,as thousand* will tes
tify. On account of lt< proven merit*, it i.i to-day re
commended and prescribed by the pbysicianH in
It will euro entirely the worst form of falling
of the uterus, Lcucorrhtea, irregular and painful
Menstruation, all Ovarian Troubles, Inflammation and
Ulceration, Flooding*, all Displacements and the con
sequent spinal weakness, and is especially adapted to
the Change of Life. It will dissolve and expel tumors
from the uterus in an early stage of development. The
tendency to cancerous humors there is chocked very
speedily by its use.
In fact it has proved to be the great
est and best remedy that has ever been discover
ed. It permeates every portion of the system, and gives
new life and vigor. It removes faintneu:,flatulency, do
■troys all craving for stimulants, and relieves weakness
of the stontaeh
It cures Hloating, Headaches, Nervous Prostration,
General Debility, Sleeplessness, Depression and Intli
gestlon. That feeling of bearing down, causing pain,
weight and backaehe, is always permanently cured by
its use. It will at all times, and under rll clrcuinstan
ces, act in harmony with the law that governs the
For Kidney Complaints of either sex this compound
Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound
la prepared at 233 and 235 Western Avenue, Lynn, Mann.
Price f 1.00. Six bottles for $5.00. Sent by mail in the
form of pills, also In the form of Lozenges, on receipt
of price, SI.OO, per box, for either. Mrs. PINKILVM
freely answers all letters of inquiry. Send for pam
phlet. Address as above Mention thU paper.
No family should be without LYDIA E. PINK HAM*
LTVEIt PILLS. They cure Constipation, Liliousness,
and Torpidity of the Liver. 2j ewnts per box.
GEO, A. KELLY & CO., General
Agents, Pittsburgh, Pa.
Sold by I). 11. Wuller, - Butler Pa.
Notice to Tax Collectors.
The Commissioners hereby give notice that
taxes of 1879 mast be paid in immediately, as
the books for I.SBO have been put in the bauds
of the collectors. The County needs the money
aud it must be paid. jel(i:3w
THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE.
A pretty deer is dear to me
A hare with downy hair ;
I love a hart with all my heart,
But barely t>ear a bear.
'Tis plain that no one takes a plane
To have a pair of pairs ;
A rake, though, often takes a rake
To tear away the tares.
All rays raise thyme, time razes all;
And, through the whole, hole wears.
A writ, in writing "right," may write
It "wright," aud still be wrong—
For "write" aud "rite" are neither "right,"
And don't to write belong.
Beer often brings a bier to man,
Coughing a cofiin brings,
And too much ale will make us all,
As well as other things.
The person lies who says he lies
When he is but reclining;
And, when consumptive folks decline.
They all decline declining.
A quail don't quail before a storm—
A bough will-bow before it;
We cannot rein the rain at all
No earthly powers reign o'er it.
The dyer dyes awhile, then dies ;
To dye he's always trying,
Until upon his dying-bed
He thinks no more of dyeing.
A son of Mars mars many a sun ;
All deys must have their days,
And every knight should pray each night
To Him who weighs his ways.
'Tis meet that man should mete out meat
To feed misfortune's son ;
The fair should fare 011 love alone,
Else one cannot be won.
A lass, alas ! is something false ;
Of faults a maid is made;
Iler waist is but a barren waste—
Though stayed, she is not staid, [shoots
The springs spring forth in spring, and
Shoot forward one and all;
Though summer kills the llowers, it leaves
The leaves to fall in fall.
I would a story here 'commence,
But yon might find it stale ;
So let's suppose that we have reached
The tail end of our tale.
Proceedings of the Republican Con
ference for the 2Glh Pennsylvania
Congressional District, held
al Mercer, Pa., July fi and
7, with a statement of the
causes which led to
The Congressional District is com
posed of three counties, Mercer, Butler
and Crawford. In Mercer, S. H. Mil
ler, Esq., was nominated. In Butler
there were two candidates, Mr. J. D.
McJunkin and Mr. Thomas Robinson.
McJunkin was nominated by a majori
ty of 107 votes. In the Convention
called to count the vote and declare the
nominee, fraud was alleged in some of
the McJunkin districts, and a commit
tee composed of two Robinson and one
McJunkin delegate, was appointed to
investigate. They unanimously report
ed in favor of the vote as cast. The
report of the Committee was adopted
by the Convention by a large majority,
and the candidates nominated as shown
by the face of the returns were declared
the nominees of the party. This dis
posed of the contest in Butler county.
In Crawford county, the candidates
were Hon. S. B. Pick and Dr. W. B.
Roberts. Upon the face of the returns
Dr. W. B. Roberts was nominated by
a majority of 113 votes. Under the
rules of Crawford county, the Return
Judges shall be competent to reject, by
a majority vote, the return of any dis
trict where there is evidence of fraud.
The County Convention which met
was composed of sixty return judges,
thirty-one of whom would be a majority
of the whole number. On a motion to
throw out certain Roberts districts, a
vote was taken, the Dick men claiming
thirty in favor of the motion, the Rob
erts "men admitting twenty-nine in its
favor, but neither claiming thirty-one,
a majority of the whole vote. The
Convention divided, both having or
ganizations, thirty-one declaring Rob
erts the nominee and the others declar
ing Dick the nominee.
On the 2Gth day of June Mr. Miller
and Mr. McJunkin agreed upon Mercer
as the place, and July fi at 7 P. M., as
the time for holding the conference.
The contest in Crawford county was
admitted and it was understood that
the candidates from Crawford county
should be ecpially treated with and that
notice should be given to both of the
time and place of holding the Confer
ence. In accordance with this under
standing, Messrs. Miller and McJunkin
wrote duplicate letters to Dick and
Roberts, of which the following aTe co
MKRCF.R, PA., June 29tli, 1880.
lion. W. B. Jtubfiin:—
DEAK Silt:— I have received a letter from
Hon. J. D. McJunkin, of Butler countv, sug
gesting Mercer as the place for holding the Re
publican Conference and requesting me to fix a
time, intimating that July Bth would be con
venient. After he wrote I had an interview
with him, and accepting his suggestion, I have
agreed upon Mercer as the place and fixed up
on July ii, 1880, at 7P. M., as the time. I trust
the place and time will meet your approval.
Having heard there was a contest in Crawford
county, but knowing nothing of the history and
facts thereof. — 1 have mailed a duplicate of this
letter to Hon. S. B. Dick, of Meadville. In
pursuing this course I do not wish to be under
stood as in any way interfering in your local
politics, and have done so solely that my action
may not be misconstrued.
I remain, very truly yours,
S. H. MILLER.
BUTLER, PA., June 28, 1880.
Him. ll'. li. Roberts:—
DEAR SIR :—On last Saturday, S. 11. Miller,
Esq., nominee for Congress from Mercer coun
ty, was in Butler, and we agreed upon Mercer
as the place and July fith at 7*l*. M., the time
for the Conference in ibis District; also that we
would notify both Col. S. B. Dick and yourself
of the fact, these notices not to l>e considered as
enhancing the claims of either contestant.
Yours in haste, but respectfully,
J. D. MCJUNKIN.
In pursuance of the above all the
four parties met in Mercer at the time.
Mr. McJunkin's Conferees, at 7 P. M.,
held an informal meeting with Mr. Mil
ler's Conferees. The question discussed
was the action to be taken with regard
to Crawford county, the Mercer Con
ferees insisting that Dick should be ad
mitted as entitled prima facie to his
seat; the Butler Conferees contending
that Dick and Roberts should be treat
ed alike, and neither admitted until
Mercer and Butler Conferees should
organize and pass upon the credentials
from Crawford county", that by admit
ting Dick in the first instance he would
have an unfair advantage, for if a mo
tion were made to substitute the Rob
erts Conferees, "pon proof that Roberts
was the nominee from Crawford couu
ty, and the Butler and Mercer Confer
ees were to divide, Mr. Dick would re
tain his seat. No understanding was
arrived at, and Mr. Miller's Conferees
withdrew for consultation. After wait
ing one or two hours, the following
notice was prepared and served on Mr.
MERCER, PA., July 6tli, 1880.
5. IT. Miller, F*<j.
SIR : —According to agreement made at But
ler, 2t;th June last, between Mr. J. D. McJun
kin and yourself, the candidates of your respec
tive counties for a Congressional nomination in
the 2tlth Pennsylvania District, fixing the time
of the Conference on the Cth of July following
and the place at Mercer, and that notice of the
time and place should be given Hon. S. B.
Dick and Hon. \V. B. Roberts, contesting can
didates for the nomination from Crawford coun
tv, we as the Conferees of J. D. McJunkin,
Esq., have met at the time and place pointed
out in the agreement, and are now present in
room No. 11, at the Whistler House, Mercer,
and are ready to meet you according to the let
ter and spirit of your agreement, that a Confer
ence may l>e organized and we may proceed to
determine the rights of the Crawford county
candidates to a voice iu the Conference and the
further business of the ineettng.
J. 11. NEGLEY, ) Conferees
11. PILLOW, \ of
T. C. CAMPBELL, J Butler County.
Mr. Miller having refused to appear,
duplicate notices were sent to Dick and
Roberts, as follows :
MERCER, PA., July 6,1880.
Hon. IF. B. Robert* :
SIR: —We, the Conferees of Hon. J. D. Mc-
Junkin, are in session in room 11, Whistler
House, where we will hear you if you have any
thing to say in your behalf as a candidate for
Congress from Crawford county.
J. H. NEGLEY,
T. C. CAMPBELL,
Mr. Dick not putting in an appear
ance and the Conferees of Roberts ap
pearingand presenting their credentials,
were recognized and, with the Butler
Conferees, organized with the follow
ing result :
MINUTES OP CONFERENCE.
MERCER, PA., July 6, 1880.
The Conferees from Butler county,
Messrs. J. 11. Xegley, Henry Pillow
and T. C. Campbell, and W. 11. An
drews, Hon. S. Newton Pettis and J.
A. Stone, Conferees of Crawford coun
ty met in accordance with a call issued
by J. D. McJunkin, candidate for Con
gress from Butler county, and Samuel
H. Miller, candidate from Mercer, July
6, at Whistler House, in the town of
Mercer, and organized by electing J.
H. Negley, of Butler, Chairman, and
J. A. Stone, of Crawford, Secretary.
On motion adjourned to meet July 7,
1880, at same place, at 11 o'clock, A.
M., or at the call of the Chairman.
July 7, 1880, Conference met at 11
A. m. On motion of Capt. Pillow the
following resolution was adopted :
Baolretl, That notice be given to S. H. Mil
ler, the Congressional candidate of Mercer Co.,
that the Conference is this day re-assembled, in
pursuance of adjournment yesterday, and is in
session ready for business.
On motion Conference adjourned to
meet at 1 T\ M., and that the notice be
served on S. 11. Miller, of time of meet
ing, by a Committee appointed by the
Chairman for that purpose.
Conference met at 1 o'clock, p. M.,
pursuant to adjournment. T. C. Camp
bell, appointed by the chair to notify
Mr. Miller, as provided by resolution,
reported that he had so notified him,
and that Mr. Miller refused to appear.
Conference adjourned to meet at 8 o'-
clock, p. M.
Conference met at 8 p. M., as per ad
journment, and called to order by the
Chairman. On motion of W. H. An
drews, it was resolved that Conference
proceed to nominate candidates for Con
gress for the 2Cth Congressional Dis
trict, whereupon Mr. H. Pillow, of But
ler, nominated Hon. J. D. McJunkin,
and Mr. H. W. Andrews, of Crawford,
nominated Hon. W. B. Roberts. On
motion it was resolved that the Con
ference proceed to ballot. Eight bal
lots having been taken, in which no
choice was made, each candidate hav
ing three votes ; the Conference pro
ceeded to the ninth ballot, in which J.
D. McJunkin, of Butler, received six
votes, whereupon the Chairman declar
ed Hon. J. D. McJunkin the Republi
can nominee for Congress in the 26th
Pennsylvania District. On motion the
following resolutions were adopted:
Resolved, That in the nominees of the National
Republican Convention, Hon James A. Gar
field, of Ohio, and Chester A. Arthur, of New
York, we have a National ticket which deserves
the confidence of every Republican voter of the
country, and we hereby pledge to it our unqual
Resolved, That in presenting the name of J.
D. McJunkin, Esq., as the Republican nominee
of the 2(Jth Congressional District of Pennsyl
vania, we do so believing that in him we have
a man whose past public aud private life and
experience have been such as to satisfy the peo
ple of this District, that he has the ability and
integrity to fill the full measure of a representa
tive of the District, aud that his best talents and
efforts will 1M- exercised iu that direction; we
also pledge to him our unqualified support.
On motion, adjourned sine die.
J. A. STONE, Secretary.
We have watched our Democratic
exchanges and carefully searched for
the principles that General Hancock
carries in his saddle valise. The re
sult of our search can be summoned up
On the subject of the currency, he is
a magnificent looking fellow.
On the subject of the tariff he is a
On the subject of free trade he wears
a brilliant uniform.
On the subject of river and harbor
improvements, he makes a grand ap
pearance. on horseback.
On State rights he appears well in
his epaulets and brass buttons.
Ou civil service reform he has a fine
On the so-called reform in the admin
istration of the government he is a
On the Indian question, he is the
finest-looking Indian fighter the coun
try ever produced, notwithstanding
that for every Indian he killed it cost
the government $4,500,000.
On the subject of hanging Mrs. Sur
ratt he hung Ler in a soldier-like man
ner, but he would rather nothing be
said about it.
On the Southern question he behav
ed like a gallant soldier, and made him
self popular with every Ku-Klux,
White-liner, bulldozer and ballot-box
Ou the subject of our foreign rela
tions he wears a splendid mustache.
On the school question he is is hand
some looking man.
On all other questions of public poli
cy he has a martial bearing.
In some respects he resembles Jeff
Davis, the only difference being that
he wears a corset, while Jeff wore a
—The Butler coal company made an
unsuccessful effort to purchase large
amounts of carloads at Carbondale last
week owing to defective titles.
THE MEN IN THE GALLERY.
It will lie remembered that, in his
speech nominating Sherman at the
Convention, General Garfield, after
delivering an appropriate eulogy upon
that candidate, said, "Who do you
want ?" Whereupon a voice in the
gallery should "Garfield."
That unknown man called upon the
General on Tuesday afternoon, just as
the future President was washing his
hands to prepare for a general shake.
He was a one armed soldier, and rather
seedy in his make up.
Said he, "Gen. Garfield, I come to
offer my congratulations."
"Thanks, thanks," said the General,
"let nie see, weren't you in the Forty
"Xo, General, that's not it. Didn't
you hear that voice in the gallery
when you said, "Who do you want ?"
I'm the fellow that said it. I was for
you first, last, and all the time."
"You are a prophetic soul," said the
General, "and if I come to the White
House depend upon it I shan't forget
And the one armed men left his
name on a card and went away hap
In a few minutes Garfield was sur
rounded by his friends, and his right
hand was going like a pump handle,
when a burley Teuton pressed forward
and accosted him:
"Guten abend, General, I dinks I
have some glaims on you anyhow.
"I am at your service, my good fel
low," said the General; "let me hear
"Did you here dot man shoud oud
in de gallery 'Garfield' when you say
'Was haben sie ?"
"Ah, yes, I remember it well. Do
you mean to tell me—"
"Yas, General, I vas dot man,
"My friend, I shall never forget you
as long as I live. Let me hear from
yot any time."
And the man went away happy.
Passing through the rotunda on his
way to the carriage, the General felt a
thundering slap on his back, midway
between his shoulder and hips accom
panied with a familiar "Hillo, old
Turning round he saw before him
a very little man, with a very tall hat,
and a very thick stick in his fist.
"Don't remember me, eh ? I'm
called the boss interviewer of Chicago.
I interviewed old Conk, and you too,
"Ah, yes. Well, good day, good
"Hold on, old fellow," said the little
chap; "I want to have just a word
with you on my own hook. Didn't
you here that fellow up in the gallery
when you made your Sherman speech
shout 'Garfield ?'"
"I did; I did. Do you mean to
"Guess I fixed you that time, old
man. I knew it was bound to go that
way. Now, I consider I am the man
who saved the Republican party."
"MY dear, good little fellow," said
Garfield, "you deserve the thanks of
the nation. I shall give you a new
club. Come down and see me in Ohio
and I'll tell you all about the next
Cabinet Perhaps you'll be in it."
And the little niau went away
Just as the General was boarding
the train, a bottle-noised politician
from the Seventh ward plucked him
by the coat tail and shrieked, "Gen
eral, General, one word—only one
"What is it, my man?"
"Do you remember when you made
your speech in the convention nominat
ing Sherman that a man up in the gal
lery shouted 'Garfield?'"
The General is not a profane man.
He was once a minister of the Gospel,
but he was also at one time of his life
a canal boatman. Early habits of
thought and expression are never
completed, and the future occupant of
the White House startled some of his
friends in the car as he threw himself
into a seat and exclaimed:
"D— that man in the gallery."
Winking photographs are said to
be produced in the following manner :
One negative is taken with the sitter's
eves open ; another without change of
position, with the eyes shut. The
two negati.\es are printed on opposite
sides of the paper, "registering', ex
actly. Held liefore a flickering lamp,
or other variable source of light, the
combined pnotographs show rapid al
ternations of closed and open eyes, the
effect ln-ing that of rapid winging.
A CURIO US PHENO ME NON.
The Plandealer, of East Kent,
Ontario, states that a curious and in
explicable phenomenon was witnessed
recently by Mr. David Muckle and
Mr. W. It. McKay, two citizens of
that town The gentlemen were in a
field on a farm of the former, when
they heard a sudden loud report, like
that of a cannon. They turned just in
time to see a cloud of stones flying up
ward from a spot in the field. Sur
prised beyond measure they examined
the spot, which was circular and about
1(» feet across, but there was no sign
of an eruption nor anything to indicate
the fall of a heavy body there. The
ground was simply swept clean.
Thev are quite certain that it was
not caused by a meteorite, an eiuption
of the earth, or a whirlwind.
Harvest hands get two dollars per
day in the eastern counties.
A singular accident occurred at
Irwin Station, recently. A miner was
walking along the railroad track when
a passing train exploded a rail cap. A
piece of the cap struck the man in the
throat, cutting it so that for two days
he was unable to speak. He is slowly
A beefsteak chopped up fine and
baked with flour and veast in the form
of a "meat-bread" loaf is the latest i
dietetic sensation. It is asserted that :
meat thus treated entirely disappears (
during the process of purification, the
nutritive principles Incoming incor
porated with the bread.
One square, one insertion, $1 ; each subse
quent iiiuarlion, 50 cents. Yearly,a<i>ertiaeroent a
exceeding one-fourth of a column, $5 per inch.
Figure work double these tatee. adiiitifni>l
charge* where weekly or monthly change* .ire
made Local adveittMmentß 10 ccotn pw im<j
foi tirvt insertion, and 5 cent a fir line tir each
additional insertion. Mamaqot- and deaths pub
lished free of Obituary notices charged
as advert and taxable when handed in
Auditors' Notice H. ?4 ; Kxecntorn* and Adnjini*
tratorn' Notices. c 3 each; Est ray, Caution anc
Dissolution Notices, not exceeihng ten ltueo.
Fr.->M the fact that the OITIZES is the oldes'
established and moot extciiHively circulated lie
publican nownpajxr in Littler conntv. (a Kepul:
lican county) it must be apparent to biu<itic»e
man that it i» the medium thoy should u*« in
advertising their business.
THE RECORD OF GENERAL
G All FIELD.
TIK* Albany Journal summarizes it
At fourteen, lie was at work at a
At sixteen, he was a boatman on the
At eighteen, he was studying in the
Chester (0.) Seminary.
At twenty-one, he was .teaching in
one of Ohio's common schools, push
ing forward with his own studies at
the same time.
At twenty-three, he entered Wil
At twenty-six, he graduated from
Williams with the highest honors of
At twenty-seven, he was a tutor at
Hiram College, Ohio.
At twenty-eight, he was Principal of
At twenty-nine, he was a member of
the Ohio Senate—the youngest mem
ber of that body.
At thirty, he was Colonel of the
Forty-second Ohio Regiment.
At thirty-one, he was placed in com
mand of a brigade, routed the Rebels
under Humphrey Marshall, helped
Gen. Buell in his fight at Pittsburgh
Landing, played a prominent part in
the siege of Corinth and in the import
ant movements along the Memphis k
At thirty-two, he was appointed
Chief of Staff of the Army of the Cum
berland, participated in the campaigns
in Middle Tennessee and in the nota
ble battle of Chickamauga, and was
promoted to the rank of Major-Gen
At thirty-three, he was in Congress,
the successor of Joshua R. Giddings.
At forty-eight, having been contin
uously in Congress since he was thir
ty-three, he was elected to the United
At forty-eight, he was nominated
for the Presidency of the United
Such are the salient points in the
history of the man whom the Repub
licans have selected as their standard
bearer in the present campaign. The
simple, unadorned statement of his re
cord constitutes his strongest eulogy—
goes the furthest in commending him
to the confidence of his countrymen.
There is no anti-climax in his career.
It proceeds from the humblest and
most propitious beginning step by step
onward and upward by arduous but
honorable paths. He is essentially a
product of our institutions, a man
sprung from the people, the incarna
tion of American pluck, perseverance,
self-reliance and intelligence. He is in
the best sense of the word a self-made
man. It bae been said that "most self
made men worship their creators."
But Garfield has no such conceit. The
trials of his early days did not daunt
him, nor have the triumphs of his man
hood turned his head. He is to-day
what he has always been, modest, un
assuming, frank and unaffected; a man
cf great and varied resources, of
through training and large experi
ence, full of sympathy for the masses
whose toils he has shared, full of love
for the country which he periled his
life to help save and for whose welfare
he has steadily labored ev6r since his
entrance in to Congress.
The Democratic party can place no
man in nomination who can make any
headway against the carpenter, canaler,
teacher, soldier, statesman, James A.
DOMESTIC WINES AND COR
BLACKBERRY WlNE. —Mash the ber
ries and pour 1 quart of boiling water
to each gallon ; let the mixture stand
24 hours, stirring occasionally ; then
strain and measure into a keg, adding
2 pounds of sugar to each gallon. Let
it stand till done fermenting ; then cork
it tight, or draw it off and bottle.
ELDERBERRY W I N*E. —To 1 gallon of
the ripe berries add 1 of water ; lot it
stand 24 hours, stirring it often ; boil it
half an hour in a copper or brass kettle,
and strain through a sieve. Put it
again in the kettle, and to each gallon
of liquid add pounds of sugar; boil
it 25 minutes. Tie in a cloth half an
ounce of ginger, the same of allspice ;
put it into the kettle and boil 5 minutes;
then take out the spice. When cool
add 1 teacupful of good yeast; keep it
in a warm room to ferment a few days;
then put it into a cask with the bung
out for three or four months, when it
will be ready to bottle. Wine made by
this recipe is equal in flavor to port
wine, and is far more wholesome for
medical purposes than any commercial
BLACKBERRY WlNE. —Measure the
berries and bruise them. To every gal
lon add 1 quart of water, and let the
mixture stand for 34 hours, stirring oc
casionally ; then strain ofi' the liquid
into a cask, adding 2 pounds of sugar
to every gallon of the mixture. Let it
?tand till the following October, when
the wine will be icady for use without
further straining or boiling. It may
be improved, anil perhaps kept better,
by adding a small quantity of pure
ELDERBERRY WINE. —To every quart
of berries add I quart of water; boil
half an hour ; run off the liquor and
break the berries through a hair sieve ;
then to every quart of juice add three
quarters of a pound of sugar; boil again
one-quarter of an hour with Jamaica
peppers, ginger and a few cloves. lien
sufficiently cool pour into a barrel with
a cup of yeast and a piece of toast to
assist the fermentation (to be kept in a
warm place). When it ceases to hiss,
add 1 quart of brandy to .S gallons of
the liquor; then close the barrel per
fectly air-tight and keep in a cool place
for six months, when it will be lit. to
It is no unusual thing tor bark peel
ers in Glearfield county to find in the
deep recesses of the forest the bones of
human skeletons. That part of tie
State was once a very wicked locality.
A Dutchman was relating his mar
vellous escape from drowning when
thirteen of his companions were lost by
the upsetting of a boat, and he alone
was saved. 'And how did von escape
their fate,' one of his hearers.• 'I
tid not co in te tain pote!' was Alio
Dutchman's placid answer.