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BOTLIB, EARNS CITT AND PARKIU RAILROAD
Train# leave Butler for Bt. Joe, Millenitown,
Earns City, Petrolia, Parker, etc., at 7.27 a. m.,
and 2.25 and 7.25 p. m.
Trains arrive at Butler from the above named
points at 7.17 a. m., and 2.15, and 7.15 p. m.
The 2.15 train connects with traiu on the West
Penn road through to Pittsburgh.
SHBWANOO AND ALLEGHSNT RAILROAD.
Trains leava HilliardV Mill, Butler county,
for Harrisvilre, Greenville, etc., at 7.50 a. m.
and 2J85 p. in. .....
Trains arrive at Hiiiiard's Mills at 1:45 a. M.,
and 5A5 p. M.
Hacks to and from Petrolia, Mnrtinsburg.
Fairview, Modoc and Trontuian, connect at Hil
iard with all trains on the 3 A A road.
Trains leave Butler (Bntler or Pittsburgh Time.)
Market at 5.06 a. m., goes through to Alle
gheny, arriving at 9.01 a. m. This train con
nects at Freeport with Frecport Accommoda
tion, which arrive® at Allegheny at 8.20 a. m.,
Exprett at 7.21 a. tn., connecting at Bntler
Junction, without change of cars, at 8.26 with
Express west, arriving in Allegheny at U..W
a. m., and Express east arriving at Blalrsvllle
at 11 00 a. m. railroad time.
Mail at 2.36 p. m., connecting at Butler J unc
tion without ebange ol cars, with Express west,
arriving in Allegheny at 526 p. in., and Ex
press cast arriving at Blsirsvlile Intersection
at 6.10 p. m. railroad time, which connects w!th
Philadelphia Express east, when on time.
The 7.21 a.m. train connects at Blalrsville
at 11.05 a. m. with the Mail east, and the 2.36
p. m. train at 6.5U with the Philadelphia Ex
Trains arrive at Butler on West Penn It. R. at
9.51 a. m., 5 06 aod 7.20 p. m., Butler time. The
8,51 and 5.06 traius connect with trains on
the Bntler A Parker R. R. Sun ay traiu arrives
at Butler at 11.11 a. m., connecting with train
Through trains leave Pittsburgh tor the Ea»t
at 2.56 and 8.26 a. m. and 12.51, 4.21 and 5.06 p.
m., arriving at Philadelphia at 8.40 and 7.20
p. m. and 3.00, 7.0 • and 7.40 a. m.; at Baltimore
about the same time, at New York three hours
later, and at Washington about one and a halt
JOHN E. BYERS,
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON,
myai ly] BUTLER, PA.
OM WALDRON, Urrduate ot the Phll-
K adclpbla Dental Collegers prepared
■ 11 •to do anything in the line of his
profession In a satisfactory manner.
Office on Main street, Butler, Union Block,
up stairs. apll
LAN D FOR SALE.
A handsome six-room frame house, located
on Bluff «treet, northwestern pari bf Butler.
Lot 50x176. All necessary outbuildings,
TERMS—Ore-third cash and balance in four
equal annual payments, inquire at this office.
The well-improved farm of Bev. W. B. Hutch
ison, in the northeast corner of Middlesex town
ship, Butler county. Pa , is now offered for sale,
low. Inquire of W. K. FRLSBEE, on the prema
$5 will buy a one-half interest in a good bus
iness iu Pittsburgh. One who knows some
thing about farming preferred. An honeat man
with the above amount will do well to address
by letter. SMITH JOHNS, care 8. M. James,
93 Liberty street; Pttt-tbnrgh, Pa. |au27-ly
£TNA INSURANCE COMPANY
OF HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT.
Losses paid In 61 years, 151,000,000.
J. T. MoJUNKIN A SON, Aitents,
jan2Bly Jefferson street, butter, Pa.
Mutual Fire Insurance Co.
Office Cor. Main and Cunningham Sts.
G. C. ROESSING, PRESIDENT.
WM. CAMPBELL, TREASURER.
H. C. HEINEMAN, SKCRETART.
J. L. Purvis, E. A. Helmboldt,
William Campbell, J. W. Burkhart,
A. Troutman, Jacob Schoene,
0.0. Roeaslng, John Oaldwell,
Dr. W. lrvin, W. W. Dodds,
J. W. Christy H. C. Helneman.
JAS. T. M'JUNKIN, Gen, AC'FR
iiiir o. HALK,
FIRE MERCRim TAILOR,
OOR. PENN AJTD SIXTH STREETS,
[Suocessor to A. C. Roaming A Bro.]
GRAIN, FLOUR, FEED, OIL,
THE HIQHEBT MAREET PRICE PAID IN
FOB GRAIN OF ALL KINDS.
the U. 8. service. LAW'EXPIRES JULY Ist,
1880, for ARREARS. PENSIONS INCREAS
ED. Thousands of Pensioners are rated too low.
BOUNTY AND NEW DISCHARGES PRO
CURED. Information freely given. Send
■tamp for blanks. Address.
STODDART A CO.,
Room ?, St. Cloud Building, Washington, D. C.
Persons desiring to have their Old Pnrnitnre
repaired, or Naw Work made to order, such aa
Music Standa. Book Cases, Wardrobes, Office
Desks, Office Tables, Ao., would do well to call on
A. B. WILSON,
Practical Cabinet Maker.
I bold that a piece of furnitwe made by hand
it worth two made by machinery, and will ooet
out little more, if any. Then why not have hand
made ? All work made in the lateat atylea and
of tbe beat material. I gmarantee entire sat
isfaction in style, workmanship and prise. Give
ma a oalL Shop on Wflii street, four doors
weet of Main street, and opposite A. Trontmaa's
■tore, Bntler, Pa. sepl7-ly
BAUER A BAXTER,
Liveiy, Sale and Feed Stables,
BEAR OF VOGELEY HOUSE,
Jun9-3m BUTLER, PA.
tfl s9ft pw day at borne Samples worth
Addreea STDISOK A Co.,
Portland, Maine. deoS-ly
BOOTS and SHOES
AL. lUI FF'S
Main Street, - - - - Butler, Pa.
I have just received my entire Spring and Summer stock of BOOTS and
SHOES direct from the manufacturer, and am able to sell them at
and a great many lines at LOWER PRICES THAN EVER.
Ladies', Misses' and Children's Button, Polish and Side Lace Boots in
endless variety, and at bottom prices.
Reynolds Brothers' celebrated 6ne Shoes always in stock, and is tbe most
complete I bave ever offered. The prices are lower than ever, and styles
Parties wanting BOOTS & SHOES made to order can do no better than
by me, as I keep none but the best of workmen iu my employ.
LEATHER and FINDINGS will be found in my store in superior
quality and at lowest market rates.
|SJ%R~AIL goods warranted as represented. Al*. BUFF,
CARPETS! OIL CLOTHS! MATS ! RUGS! STAIK~RODS
a NEW STOCK I NEW STOCK 1 |
| HECK & PATTERSON'S h
1 NEW CARPET ROOM !
M NOW OFEHSTI c
g ©tf tfoelp ©!j®tb)«rog b
Dufly's Block, sept2o-tf Butler, Pa, S
ISDOHHIVXS iSf)flH ISXVK ISII.LOLO 110 ISI3C£HVO
Time of Holding Courts.
The several Courts of the county of Butler
commence on the fiist Moudav of March, June,
September and December, and continue two
weeks, or so long as n< ceasary to dispose of the
business. No Cannes are put down for trial or (
traverse jnrors summoned for the first week of
the sevetal terms.
ATTORNEYS AT LAW.
J. F. BRITTAIN,
Office with I. Z Mitchell. Diamond.
A. M. CUNNINGHAM;
Office in Brady's Law Building. Butler, Pa.
Office on N. E. corner Diamond, Riddle build
Office on N. E. corner Diamond. npvl2
WJI. 11. LUSK,
Office '>;ith W H. H Biddle, Esq.
Office on Diamond, near Court House, south
~ E. I. BRUGH,
Office In Riddle's Law Building.
S F. BOWSER.
Office in Riddle's Law Building. [marß'76
J. B. RIcJUNKIN!
Special attention given to collections Ofllc
opposite Willard House.
JOSEPH B. BREDIN,
Office norib-ea«t corner of Diamond, Butlci
firs. GOF CHER,
a Office in Scbneideman's building, upstaiis.
Office near Court House. r -'74
w. D. BRANDON, '
ebl7-75 Office in Berg's building
Office in Bredin building- marl7—t
Office In Berg's new building, Main street.ap9lj
F. M. EASTMAN,
Office in Bredin building.
Office Main street, I door south of Court House
JOA C. VANDERLIN,
Office Main street, 1 door south of Court House.
WM A. FORQUER,
(9* Office on Main street, opposite Yogelej
GEO. R. WHITE,
Office N. E. corner of Diamond
FRANCIS S~T , URVIANCE~
Office with Oen. J. N. Purviance, Main street,
Bouth of Court House.
Office in Schneidemau's building, west side ol
Main street, 2nd square from Court House.
A. G. WILLIAMS,
Offioe on Diamond, two doors west of CITIZEN
T. C. CAMPBELL.
Office in Berg's new building, 2d floor, eaul
aide Main at., a few doors south of Lowrj
House. mar 3—tf
n A. A M. SULLIVAN, 1
may 7 Office S. W. cor of Diamond.
BLACK & BRO.,
Office on Main street, one door south o.
Hrady Block, Butler. Pa. (Sep. 2, 1874.
JO HITLLER a BRO.
Office in Brad/'s Law Building, Main Btreet,
south of Court House. EUGENIC G. MILI.F.B,
Notary Public. jnn4 lj
JOHN 11. NEGLEY,
faFGives particular attention to tranaactione
ia real estate throughout the county.
OmoxoM DIAMOND, NEAB COUHT HOUSE, »
E. R. ECKLKT, KENNEDY MARSHALL.
(Late of Ohio.)
ECKLEY <FC MARSHALL.
Office in Brady's Law Bulldiug. 5ept.9,74
C G. CHRISTIE,
Attorney at Law. Legal business carefully
transacted. Collections made and promptly
remitted. Business correspondence promptly
attended to and answered.
Office opposite Lowry House, Butler, Pa.
McSWEENY & McSWEENY,
Smethport and Bradford, Pa.
5F N MILES,
Petrolia, Butler county, Pa. |jnß
WILLIAM R. CONN,
Office in Brawler House,
GREECE CITY. |June7-ly
M. C. BENEDICT,
jan6 tf Petrolia, Butler 00., Pa
WILL AND HOUSE,
Main street, near Court House,
GEO. W. CAMPBELL, - - - PBOFRIETOB
t?"Qood stabling in connection.
On Diamond, near Court House,
H. EITENMILLEB, - - PBOPBIETOB.
This honse has been newly furnished and pa
pered, and the accommodations are good.
Stabling in connection.
ST. CHARLES HOTEL,
On the European IPlan
-54 to 66 North Third Street,
Single Rooms 50c., 75c. and $1 per
O. X-*. Sclmeck, Proprietor.
Excellent Dining room furnished
with the best, and at reasonable rates.
for all Railroad Depots
within a convenient distance.
COBTLANDT STREET, NEAB BB DWAT,
IIOTCHRISS <FE POND, - - Prop'rs.
ON THE EUBOPEAN PLAN,
The restaurant, cafe and lanch room attached
are unsurpassed for cheapness and excellence of
service Booms 50 cts. to $2 per day, $3 to $lO
per week. Convenient to all ferries aud city
railroads. N*w FCHNITUBE, NEW MANAGE
■J-HE BBHBEIBEB HOUSE.
L. NICKLAS, Prop'.,
MAIN STREET, BUTLER, PA.
Having taken ncsession of the above well
krown Hotel, and it being furnished in the
best of stylo for tho ace nnodation of guests, the
public are respectfully invited to give me a call.
I have aleo posnc-sion of the barn in retr of
hotel, which furnishes excellent stabling, ac
comodations for my patrons.
JAMES J. CAMPBELL,
Connty Covwnex 1 .
Office in Fairview borough, in Telegraph
janls] BALHWIN P. 0.. Butler Co., Pa.
FERItIH A ItMOll,
Justice of tlie Peace,
Main etrcet, opposite Postoftice,
Jlyl6 ZEI.IRNOPLE, PA.
Union Woolen Mills.
I would desire to call the attention of the
public to the Union Y.'oolou Mil!, Butler, Pa.,
where I have new and improved machinery for
the manufacture of
Barr6d and O-ray Flannels,
Knitting and Weaving Yarns,
and I can recommend thorn as being very dura
ble, as they are manufactured of pure Butler
county wool. They arc beautiful ill color, su
perior in texture, and will be sold at very low
prices. For sr.mploi- and prices, address,
ju124.'78-ty) Bntler. Pa
1 0T? Hr 2 13 3 Bet R ee d"> 2 Knee
UliUxiiiO swells. Stool, Book, only
487.60. 8 Stop Organ, Stool, Book, only $53.75.
Pianos, Stool, Cover. Book. to i 255. Illus
trated catalogue free. Address
apl4-3m W. C. BUNNELL, Le wist own, Pa.
The undersigned, surviving executor of Jacob
Shanor, late or Centre township, Butler county,
l'a-, dee d, will sell at public sale on the premi
ses, in Centre township, on
SATURDAY, SEPT. 18th, 1880,
at 2 o'clock p. m. of said day, the following
Seventy-Are acres of land, in Centre township,
being tbat part of the farm of Jacob Shanor,
dee'd. lying east of the graded or Franklin road,
about forty acres cleared and the rest in good
timber, no buildings thereon.
July2B-4t Butler Pa.
a ONLY S2O
For this style Singer.
We will send it to your
Dej»ot to be examined be
fore you pay for it. If it is
not as represented it can be
returned at our expense.
Send a postal card for illus
trated Circular. C. A.
I WOOij A CO. 17 N. Tenth St., Philadelphia.
BCTLER, PA., WEDNESDAY. AUGUST 18, 1880.
ARE DAILY RECEIVING
Fresh and Seasonable Goods!
Cotton and Lisle Thread Hose,
Fringes, Trimmings, Buttons,
Ha n dk-erch iefs,
Lace and Embroidered Ties,
Elegant Neckwear for Men,
AND FULL STOCK OF
Ladies and Men's Furnishing Goods.
>ur increased Room enables us to give pur
chasers the very best value for their money.
C. WATTLEY & CO.
109 FEDERAL ST. ALLEGAENY CITY PA.
OPPOSITE FIRST NATIONAL BAXK.
Pittsburgh, Cincinnati & St, Louis
Offers the best facilities and most comfortable
and expeditious Line for families
moving to points in
OR ANY OF TIIE WESTERN STATES AND
THE VERY LOWEST RATES
TO ALL POIN'TS IN TIIE
WEST & SOUTH-WEST
CAN ALWAYS BE SECURED VIA THE
* OLD RELIABLE
Tickets Sold and Baggage Checked
THROUGH TO ANY POINT YOU WANT TO GO.
We offer you the Lowest Rates, the Quickest
Time, the Hest Facilities and the most Satisfac
tory Route to all points West and South-west.
We run no Emigrant Trains. All classes of
Passengers are carried on regular Express
If you are unable to procure Through Tick
ets to points in Missouri, Arkansas, Texas, Kan
sas, Colorado, Wisconsin, Minnesota, lowa. Ne
braska or California, by the direct "PAN-HAN
DLE ROUTE," at your nearest Railroad Sta
tion, please address
IV. K>. ,
Gen'l Passenger Agent, 'Pan-Handle Route,'
(A Medicine, not a brick.) :i>
HOPS, BCCIin, MANDRAKE, j|
AXDTHF. PIT.KST AXT> I>E*vr METRICAL QU AH- H
TIM OK ALL OTUKU UITTKKS. T
All Diseases of the Stomach, Bowels, fllood, Q
Liver, Klilnejrs.and UrlnuryOrgans, NIT- jj|
voluntas, Sleeplessness and especially P
SIOOO IN COLD.
"Will be paid for A ense they will not cure or^J
help, or for anything Impure or lujurloua E
found in thcin. ?
Ask your dnipplst for Hop Blttorsnnd try 3
thtni before you sleep. Take no other* £
D I. C. Is an absolute and Irrcslsifblorure for S
Drunkenness, use of opium, tobacco and g
■■■l SEN*D roc CXRCTLAI:. WT ITILI'TO
All above »old by drujnn»U. ■£■
Hop Bitter* M%. Co., Rochester, N. Y., A Toronto, Onl.
MRS. LYDIA E. PINKHAM.
OF LYNN, MASS.
LYDIA E. PINKHAM'S
For all Female Complaints.
This preparation, aa its name slgrnlflo*, conabt.i of
Vegetable Properties that are barmkva tu the moat del
icate invalid. Upon one trial tho merits of this Com
pound will be recognized, as relief is immediate; and
when Its use is continued, in ninety-nine cases in a hun
drod, a permanent cure is effected,as thousands will te»
tify. On account of Iti proven merits, it is t'xlay ro
commended and prescribed by the bent physicians in
It will euro entirely the worst form of falling
of the uterus, Lencorrhaa, irregular and painful
Menstruation, all Ovarian Troubles, Inflammation and
Ulceration, Floodings, 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 stago of development. The
tendency to cancerous humors there is checked very
speedily by its use.
ia fact it has proved to bo the great
est and best remedy that has ever been discover
ed. It permeates every portion of tho system, ar.d gives
new life and vigor. It removes faintness.flatulcncy, do
•troys all craving for stimulants, and relieves weakness
of the stomach
It cures Bloating, Headaches, Nervous Prostration,
General Debility, Sleeplessness, Itepresalon and Indi
gestion. That feeling of bearing down, causing pain,
weight and backache, is always permanently cured by
Its use. It will at all timet;, and under rll circumstan
ces, act in harmony with the law that governs the
For Kidney Complaints of either sex this compound
Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound
Is prepared at 233 and 235 Western Avenue, Lynn, Ma.*.
Price SI.OO. Biz bottles for $5.00. Sent by mail in the
form of pills, also in tho form of Locenges, on receipt
of price, fI.OO, per box, for either. Mrs. PIXKHAM
freely answers all letters of inquiry. Send for pain
phlot. Address as above Mention this paper.
ho family should be without LYDIA E. PINKHAIT
LIVEIt PILLS. They cure Constipation, Biliousness,
and Torpidity of the Liver. 25 cents per box.
GEO. A. KELLY fit CO., General
AgeDts, Pittsburgh, Pa.
Sold by D. H. Wuller, - Butler Pa. i
17 I) |7 T. - * Outfitt to agents ol 3 doz. fast selling
I; I \ f i Pj articles, sent to every person ans
wering this adv., and enclosing 4 3-et. stamps to
iiay postage and packing. This Is honest. We re
fer the puolie to Postmaster, or any business house
In this place. American Manuf 'g Company,
]un23-3m Franklin City, Mass. I
A COOL FOURTH.
Independence Day in the Arctic Cir
cle— Sunshine at Midnight—
In the Land of the Laps.
[We find the following letter of our
former townsman, Rev. Robert A. Ed
wards, in the Philadelphia Inquirer,
of the sth inst. It will be read with
great interest not only by his many
friends here, but also for the informa
tion which it gives of life and nature in
Norway. — ED.]
THOMSOE, Norway, July 12,1880.
Here I am iu the Arctic Circle, and
addressing you from a latitude of C9|.
This may be called the metropolis of
the Arctic region, numbering, as it
does, six thousand people. It is beau
tifully situated on an island some dis
tance north of the Loffoden Islands,
and is known as the Paris of the north.
While many of tbe bouses have roofs
covered with sod and earth, from which
grass and wild flowers are springing
and waving to the breeze, yet on the
outlying heights are handsomer villas
and velvet lawns, and from flagstaff's
here and there flags are gavly floating.
It is summer here, but the snow lying
on all the surrounding bills and the
wood crackling in the five story stove
in my room, as I w T rite, would seem to
tell a different story. In December
they have but one hour of daylight,
though jet now the sun never sets,
and perpetual day reigns absolute.
We left Cbristiania on last Monday
morning, where we spent Sunday, and
celebrated the Fourth as best we could
with four Americans at dinner. We
attended services of the English
Church held in a wing of the universi
ty, and heard two good sermons. The
congregations were small, there being
but eight communicants at the morn
ing service, the reason being that so
many of the English-speaking residents
had removed for the summer to their
We came to Droutheim, or "Trou
yeur," as it is called here, by steamer
over Lake Mjosen, the largest lake in
Norway, and by rail The journey oc
cupied tw o whole days. Tbe scenery
on the lake was beautiful and grand,
on one side well cultivated farms slop
ing down to the water's edge, while on
the other massive hills stood oul bold
ly against the sky. The last day's rail
roading from a place called Koppang,
carried us through scenery wild and
impressive. Now we wound by the
side of mountains, covered with rein
deer moss to the their summits, which
made them white as snow. Then we
swept down into a valley of Tyrolian
beauty by a piece of railroad engineer
ing tbat, by its vast sweeps and grace
ful curves, recalled, while it excels,
tbat on the Pennsylvania railroad, near
We reached Droutheim at nine o'-
clock, with the sun an hour high before
setting. We sailed at midnight for this
place (500 miles), and arrived here
Saturday noon. The time seems long
for the distance, but we were constant
ly stopping at little stations and put
ting oil' everything conceivable from
stovepipes up to hogsheads of flour.
The steamer was very much crowded
with passengers. Thanks to the cour
tesy of Consul Gade, of Christiania,
who called on us there, and who tele
graphed for us to Trouyeur, we were
able to secure a little stateroom to our
selves. The maiu cabin at night was
a sight. It was only six feet high, and
after supper, was fitted up for a sleep
ing room, two berths deep. Men stowed
themselves about in every conceivable
way, and the snoring was enough to
frighten old Neptune himself. How
ever, everyone came expecting to rough
it more or less, and, for once in life,
he was not disappointed. The table
accommodations were pretty good, ex
cept that for two days we saw nothing
but black bread, made of rye and bar
ley. The captain spoke English, and
was exceedingly kind and obliging.
The scenery through which we were
carried was among the finest in Europe.
We were constantly witnessing views
of fiord, lake and snow covered or gla
cier-risen mountain, which the tourist
in Switzerland can only obtain after a
great deal of hard climbing and weary
toil. Thursday afternoon we crossed
the Arctic Circle, aud later witnessed
that most wonderful of natural phe
nomena, the midnight sun. The day
had been sparklingly clear, and the
west was free from speck of cloud. At
half-past eleven we were all on deck,
and stood there like so many sun wor
shipers, until the king of day had driv
en the powers of darkness before him
and beyond the western horizon, and,
having hung for a moment on the bor
ders of the sea, swept upward again in
glowing beauty and increasing splen
dor, the monarch of day As his full
orb rested on the horizon a ship with
sails set passed across bis disc, and for
a moment intercepted our view, while
she became radiant in his softened, sil
A few minutes afterward wc reached
Bodo, aud a party of us went ashore
to find one part of the inhabitants
wrapped in slumber, while the other
was up aud active. One industrious
housewife was bending over her wash
tub as we passed her dwelling.
As soon as the Finmarken was
moored, on Saturday, ten of us started
on an expedition —l can't call it an ex
cursion—to the encampment of Lap
landers, about two hours from here.
'Twas only to be done by walking and
such a tramp I never did take, the only
approach to it being one I took once
from Bedes to the Ausable lakes, in the
Adirondacks. It had rained the pre
vious day and night, and after the first
half mile every step was mud and wa
ter. But, what of that? Wer'nt we
out for a good time ? There was but
one lady with us, the wife of an Eng
lish barrister in the party. The streams
running down from the snowy heights
were wild and swollen, and dry feet
were not to be thought of. With char
acteristic courage she plunged in and
through, and was the heroine of the
day, as we all gladly testified afterward
at dinner. At last we drew near three
little mounds and a fenced inclosure,
and saw near by a herd of does and
their young ones feeding. Soon we
entered one of the "Gammer," as the
huts are called, and were squatting
about as best we could. An old stump
was smouldering in the centre, while
the smoke escaped partially through an
opening in the roof. The rest hung
about the hut, drawing forth tearful
sympathy from the visitors. By this
time the herd of stags had arrived from
the mouutain pastures — the captain of
the steamer having telegraphed to
Tromso, on the previous day, of our
expected visit. Altogether there were
nine Laps — five men, two women and
two boys. Escaping into the open air,
they soon beseiged us to buy mocassins
made from the skins, and spoons, etc.,
made from the horns of the reindeer.
Those of us who got through first
amused ourselves with a little game of
snowball; then we went to the inclosurc
and watched the men lasso the does,
while the women milked them. The
milk, which we tasted with our newly
purchased spoons, was rich and pleas
ant to the taste. They were all dressed
in reindeer skin. The women were
quite nice-looking and retiring, and
some of the men had attractive faces,
but two of the old men were wretched
looking creatures. The oldest of them,
after we had paid expenses and were
waving our adieus, took off his night
cap chapeau, ana as he swung it round
his head and his tattered hair fluttered
to the breezes, he looked a perfect per
sonation of the Pagan satyr. These
sea Laps, however, are of a better class
than the land Laps who live in the in
terior. Two of these who had followed
their deer to the sea, where they come
every summer, got on the steamer on
the way up, and were filthy looking,
degraded fellows. One of them told a
a gentleman, who understood their lan
guage, that he was not married, be
cause he had not found any one he
liked well enough, and then he chuckled
over his situatiou with amusing glee.
We all roared.
Yesterday we quietly rested here.
There is no English service, but we
went to the Lutheran Church, which
was fnll, and though we could not un
derstand the language, yet sought to
share the spirit of the devout worship
ers. With kindest regards,
Yours truly, R. A. E.
AFTER FORTY DAYS.
Dr. Tanner's long fast Accomplished.
NEW YORK, August 8.—"O for 12
o'clock." How slow the time goes."
"Will that whistle never blow ?"
Such were the muffled whispers of
Dr. Tanner and his watchers between
11 and 12 o'clock yesterday forenoon.
Tbe doctor sat by the window in the
northeast ante-room iu Clarendon Hall
dressed in his customary well-worn
bl&ck suit, which hung in loose folds
about his shrunken form. A recent
visit of the barber had left the lines of
his worn face plainly visible. His
hair brushed neatly back showed a
high forehead and hollow temples,
over which the skin was tightly
drawn. His eyes were hollow and
deep sunken, but a new light shone
from them, replacing the apathy of
former days. The deep rigid lines at
the corners of his mouth served to set
oft' his still slightly pendulous cheek
bones stood out like grim sentinels.
His thin lips were tightly compressed
save when they quivered with a slight
nervous trembling. His heavy chin
looked firm and rigid as ever. Most
of the time he sat looking down at the
peach in his band, or apparently not
ing the baggy folds in which his cloth
ing hung. Occasionally his head
dropped forward as if with weariness,
and a dim film seemed to come over
his eyes. Then he would brighten up,
rousing himself with a start, and cast
an almost fierce glance around the
room. As 12 o'clock drew nearer a
slight flush suft'used his withered
cheeks. His jaws were set more
firmly together. Frequently be looked
at his watch. His limbs shook slightly
as if with eager anticipation. Occa
MOISTENED 1118 DRY LIPS.
In one hand he held his heavy black
cane, while from the half-closed fing
ers of the other peeped out the rosy
cheek of a luscious peach. The doc
tor's fingers worked nervously as he
clutched the peach, and his eager eyes
were fixed hungrily upon it. "See
what I've got here," he whispered
once, not relaxing his hold, as some
one came near him. On Dr. Tanner's
right sat Dr. Gunn, and on his left
Dr. Reily,both pale and nervous under
I the straiu to which they were sub
jected. Prof. Wark, unable to sit still
darted around the room from one per
son to auother, his agitated manner
and hasty speech showing the excite
ment that he was endeavoring to sup
"Three-quarters of an hour more,"
said a watcher, looking at his time
piece. The great crowd in tbe hall
had swarmed to the doors of tbe ante
room. The people forced their way
past the polieceman who stood on
guard, and pressed close to tbe doctor.
"Let everybody leave the room except
those haviug business here," shouted
Prof. Wark as Dr. Tanner's head drop
ped feebly forward upon his breast.
"He has fainted," ran like wildfire
through the crowd ; but the doctor
was vigorously fanned untill he re
vived. "For Heaven's sake have
mercy upon him in his condition," ex
claimed Prof. Wark again, as burly
men and delicate women pushed and
shouldered their way toward the doc
tor. Then policemen and attendants
turned the mob back by force, but it
was impossible to stem its tide. Men
and women climbed on chairs and
tables to get a far-off glimpse of the
faster, as soon to break his fapt. Op
posite, the windows of the factory
were filled with eager faces, and curi
ous crowds were collected on the roofs.
Another rush, and the room was filled.
The doctor gasped for breath.
"Gentlemen, for heaven's sake give
me air," he groaned. "Everybody
must go out of here and the black
cane came down on the floor with a
thump that recalled old-time decision.
AJTER HIS BLOOD.
Suddenly an old man entered the
room carrying a huge rosewood box.
The curiosity of the crowd rose to
fever heat. Was the doctor to be pub
licly diseected in the interest of
science ? But the stranger was Prof.
Van der Weyde, and although he came
for Dr. Tanner's blood, it was with the
innocent intention of subjecting it to
microscopical scrutiny. He shook
hands with the faster, then opening
his box, produced a large microscope
that was placed upon the table. Dr.
Tanner held out his arm. His wrist
was pricked aud a tinny drop of blood
oozed out. It was carefully collected
on a glass slide and placed underneath
the lens of the microscope. Prof Van
der Weyde, sitting down, leaned for
ward and applied one eye to the in
strument. His face instantly grew
sober. He gazed lonp and earnestly
and then turned away, doubtfully
shaking his head.
What is it ? instantly asked a dozen
"The blood cells have lost their
shape," replied the microscopist in a
low voice ; 'and this indicates great
danger. The white cells have increas
ed in number eomparitively —looked
squeezed together. The red cells are
pentagonal instead of round. His sys
tem is very much reduced." And the
old man glanced apprehensively at Dr.
Tauner as if fearing to see him drop
dead from his chair. Others crowded
to the instrument. They distorted their
features and squited their eyes in vain
attempts to read the story of the little
cells aright. One more fruitless effort
was made to clear the room. It was all
in vain. The crowd was mad with cu
riosity and excitement.
Dr. Tanner looked at his watch—
-11:5o—only0—only 10 minutes more, and the
firm lips quivered a little and the nerv
ous fingers grasped the peach more
tightly. Then the doctor leaned back
comfortably in his chair and a half
smile as of happy anticipation fitted
over his face. But again the rabble
rushed into the room, and again, as
Dr. Tanner felt himself growing sick,
Professor Wark implored the mob to
have mercy on him. "Eight minutes
of twelve," and Dr. Gunn for the last
lime in the fast began to take the old,
monotonous observations. "Tempera
ture 99°," rang out Dr. Uunn's voice,
and 20 pencils instantly jotted the
words down. "Pulse 92 and respira
PARING HIS PEACH.
"0, I wish that whistle would
blow," groaned the doctor as he im
patiently glanced at the peach so tan
talizingly near him. The time crept
steadily though slowly on.
"Five minutes of 12."
"Have a glass of milk ready," ex
claimed the doctor. A new light flash
ed into his eyes. Eagerly fumbling lor
his knife he began to peel his peach.
As the delicate skin dropped off, and
the mellow, juicy fruit lay before him,
the doctor's lips twitched convulsively,
and his nostrils began to expand. The
temptation was too great. A paper was
procured and placed over the doctor's
knee, and the peach was hidden from
"Two minutes of 12." Everybody
was silent. The great crowd that beat
up against the doors of the ante-room
was for an instaut still. Breathlessly
the seconds were counted, and seconds
never seemed so long. The doctor
gathered himself up as for an effort.
His watchers eyed him with looks of
Suddenly the steam whistle rang out
loud and clear. A murmur ran
through the crowd, relieved from its
suspense, and the doctor, half leaping
from his chair, raised the peach to his
mouth. Almost, but not quite, it
touched his lips; a watcher seized his
"For sake don't eat that, doc
tor ; you,ll kill yourself," he exclaimed.
An ugly scowl settled upon the doc
tor';; face. He writhed and struggled
and at last shook off the hand from his
arm. lustantly the peach was raised
to his mouth, his parched lips opened
to receive it, and with a long drawn
"Oh" of intense satisfaction, the faster
tasted the first food that he bad had
for 40 days.
PENNS YLVANIA TANK ERIE S.
The largest hemlock tanning in the
world is now done between Sterling
Run and Warren, Pa., along the line of
the Philadelphia and Erie Railroad.
The district includes thirteen tanneries
in Cameron, Elk, McKean, Forest and
Warren counties. Large tracts of land
in these counties are covered with
dense growth of« hemlocks. Littk
clearings are made in the wilderness,
a tannery is erected on some splendid
trout stream, and an unpainted village
sprinps up within a few months. The
thirteen tanneries have facilities for
tanning 775,000 hides a year. This
would produce 1,550,000 sides of sole
leather, averaging 17 pounds to the
side, and aggregating 26,350,000
pounds of leather a year. At a fair av
erage, the hides weigh 21 pounds a
piece; so that the 775,000 go to the
tanueries with an aggregate of 16,275,-
000 pounds, and emerge in the shape
of sole leather weighing 26,350,000
pounds. This gain of 10,075,000
pounds is made in the face or fleshing,
hair scraping, and trimming. It is
made by the absorption of the tannin
leached from ground hemlo< k bark.
These tanneries almost exclusively
use South American hides, worth, on
an average, 23 cents a pound. The
775,000 hides, therefore, cost $3,712,-
250. The leather averages 25 cents a
pound, and the hides t|yit cost $3,742,-
250 turn out leather that sells for
$6,587,500, the gain in value being
$2,845,250. All this, however, is not
net profit. It represents the labor of
nearly 1,500 men at an average of
$1.25 a day for 312 days a year, and
the value of 155,000 cords or 340,000,•
000 pounds of hemlock bark, worth
from $4 to $4.50 a cord delivered. The
aggregate of the cost of labor is $585,-
000, and that of the cost of the bark
$658,1,50, a total of $1,243,750. This
leaves for the tanners $1,21)1,500, out
of which come taxes, cost of acids,
wear rud tear of machinery, fuel,
lights, insurance, and other incidental
expenses, leaving a fair profit at the
bottom. The bark runs 2,200 pounds
to the cord, and a cord will tan about
ten Bides of leather.— New York Sun.
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inc*nt insertion, 50 cents. Ye irly. advertisements
exesedutg one-fourth of a column, (5 per inch.
Figure n irk doable these rate*; additional
where weakly or monthly change* are
m-io Local advertisement* 10 oent* per lin*
for first moertiou, and 5 cent* per liu* for each
additional innortiou. Marriage* and death* pub
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\oditorb' N.'tiees, #4 ; Executors' and Admin la
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Dissolution Notice*, not exceeding ten lines,
From the fact that the Cmxci is the oldes*
established and moat extensively circulated lie
i iiblican newxpaper in Batlor county, (a Repuk
bean countyj it must he apparent to business
men that it is the medium they should use in
advertising tbeir business.
CIIAS TINE COX.
An elderly woman, married many
years to a very weak-minded and most
impecunious Xew Yorker, made her
way into the inner circle of a strong
miuded set of women and adopted the
worst ideas of the extremest of them
ail. They confined themselves to talk,
but our elderly friend put: their prattle
into practice. One thiug led to*
another. Poverty overtook her hus
band, aud she, like many another fool
of a woman opened a boardiug house.
Her husband was sent to steep in a
small attic room, but she, for her own
purpose aud comfort, utilized the ex
tension room on the parlor floor. Be
hold the scene of the dra*na.
Enter now the third of the dramatis
persona* "in the smoky guise of a
comely colored waiter, who in a brief
period passed through the stages of
servant, friend and admirer, until he
became—l really blush for the old lady
—her secret laver. His visits were
frequent, and in her infatuation the
mistress of the house broke down all
social barriers, and, so far as she and
hers were concerned, he became abso
lute in every wish.
And it wasn't well Some months
ago the favored darkey became in
solent and wanted money, more money
and then all that the old lady had.
With his pass-key he found always
unimpeded access to the house and
madam's rooms, and with unparalleled
effrontery combined in his individu
ality the suavity of a lover and the
tactics of a black mailer. The inevita
able came. After a lover's quarrel
resulted violence, then a faint, then
appreheusion and dread What should
he do ? Obviously divert suspicion.
But how ? By binding the woman as
she lay prone upon her couch, by over
turning a chair or two, snatching
hastily the few and by no means
costly articles of jewelry she had on
her hands and person, by throwing
open a window and stealing quietly
away as he had entered.
In time it was discovered. The old
lady was dead. Her husband, known
to be ou bad terms with her, was ar
rested and was at the very depot to be
railroaded to the gallows.
Accident detected the darkey. And
the darkey confessed. Confessed what ?
Well he confessed—and proved—.
such a condition of affairs as horrified
his not over sensitive counsel, and in
spite of his earnest protests the switch
was used instead of the main road—
and the man was hanged.
Now, the police justice, and the
counsel for the prisoner and several
press men knew all these facts from
the first, but a mock sentimentality
induced them, one and all, to keep
them from the public. The counsel
argued that the average person would
be so shocked by the idea that his
client would suffer more if the truth
were known. What nonsense! He
couldn't have had anything worse than
death, in any event. He didn't com
mit murder intentionally. The judge
gave the jury the law, which is to the
effect that a man who accidentally
kills a person while in the commission
of a felony is guilty of murder. The
felony consisted in breaking into the
house. But if the fellow was there on
invitation and had a pass-key in his
pocket he clearly was not a burglar,
aud therefore not guilty of murder !
Queer isn't it ?
Hut it isn't any more queer than a
thousand others which luy half con
cealed in social circles. Now and then
some evolution, some outburst, some
accideut, brings this, that or the other
to light. The world oh'a and ah's,
laughs or shuders, and rolls on as mer
rily and busily as ever.
A REMARKABLE TRIAL AND
•What is probably the last chapter
in a tragedy the Bcene of which was
laid in Alexandria, Egypt, exactly
twelve months ago, has just come to
light. In July, 1879, one Mirzan,
who claimed to be an American citizen,
shot down in broad daylight, in the
most public part of the city, a promi
nent Egyptain lawyer named Dahan
Bey, and immediately surrendered him
self to the United States authorities.
Under a treaty between this country
and the Sublime' Porte, made in 1830,
it is provided that United States citi
zens who may be guilty of any offence
shall be tried, not by the local authori
ties, but by their Ministers or Consul,
lu accordance with this stipulation
and with the laws of Congress framed
under it Mirzan was tried by the
United States Minister, Mr. Maynard,
and sentenced to death. At this point
the interesting constitutional question
arises, "Can an American citizen,
merely because he resides outside the
geographical limits of the country, be
tried for a capital otfence by a purely
executive officer, without the aid of
a jury, and sentenced to death ?"
The constitution and at least one of
its amendments declare to the contra
ry, but Mr. Maynard, falling back up
on the wisdom of Congress, held the
very reverse and so affixed the limit of
Mirzan's right, to the pursuit of life,
lil»erty and happiuess. In this wholo
question Mirzan is of little or no ac
count whatever. He may be an Ameri
can citizen from the technical point of
view, but it is very certain that he be
came one not from aiiy love for our in
stil utions, but purely to subserve his
purposes, and his foresight, as it turns
out, has served him pretty eflectualy in
the position in which he finds himself.
The great question in which every
American is more or less interested is
this:—ln such u proceeding as that
which has just taken place in Mirzan's
case in accordance with the constitu
tion? Iu other words, are those consu
lar courts which absurd treaties and
still more absurd legislation have
fastened upon us so far as the treat
ment of our citizens in the Ottoman
Empi-e, in Persia, China, Japan, Siara
and other countries, iu accordance with
the principles of the supreme law of
the land ? The President in his dispo
sition of the case in saving Mirzan
from the gallows, has not settled or
attempted to settle this point.
The bric-a-brac fever is dying out.