Newspaper Page Text
FRIDAY, ALOUST 28, 1991.
Scliaul Bros. & Co.
OPPOSITE TUE l;o EL VOGELEY,
BUTI M! i'A.
If you are in need of anything in
the Clothing line for men, young
men, boys or children call on us.
We carry the largest and most
complete line that is shown iu But
ler county; also a large line of Gents
Furnishings, Hats, Trunks and
Through the month ol Augußt you
can buy goods of us at way down
prices, a3 we must have the room to
receive our fall and winter stock.
Ittri.Kß lias a population of about 10,000.
li is tlie County seat of Butler County, with
& Knur railways, natural gas, and unequalled
facilities for manufactures.
ITogress e>erywhere; new buildings, new
manufactures, a growing and prosperous town.
Adm'r Notice, estate of Jas McCandless.
Dr. Simpson at Lowry House, Sept. 1.
NOTK—AII advertisers intending to make
changes in their ads. should notify us of
their intending to do so, not later than
Miss Lizzie Blevens is the guest of Mrs.
Mrs. Wilson, of Grovo City, is the gncst
of Mrs. Patterson of Cliff St.
Mabon Low man has purchased an in
terest in the Grove City Telephone.
We are under obligations to Clarence
Caldwell for some very fine budded fruit.
Clutton Bros., of Slippery rock, have
purchased Button's Central Pharmacy,
George W. Clutton a practical pharmacist,
will conduct the new store, while Frank
Clutton will conduct the Slipperyrock
store. —Xew Castle Xcics.
Miss Mary Kingan, of Grove City, is
visiting relatives at Glade's Mills.
Mrs. It. 11. Harbison of Penn twp. is in
Mrs. Mollie Armor, of Allegheny, was
the guest of Mrs. M. 11. Armor on ro-union
Hon. A. G. Williams entertained Capt.
Stocking of Washington Co., and three
other members of the Legislature on re
Benj. W. Bredeu Esq., ol Franklin, Pa..
Capt. Chas. Gillesjfle of Freeport, Dr.
Donaldson of Greenville, Samuel Stewart
and Capt. Hay of Allegheny, took in our
Mr. Jas. X. Forrester, of Franklin twp.,
was in Butlor, Tuesday, and stopped in to
renew liis subscription.
Mr. Henry Morrison, whose crops were
bnrned by an incendiary a few nights ago
had no insurance whatever upon them.
There is uo clue as yet, to the villian who
perpetrated this outrage.
John F. Hare, or La very, as he was
known here, and now living iu Kentucky,
was here on re-union day, and it was his
first visit to Butler iu forty-three years.
He was a member of the 196 th Ohio during
the war. He is a brother of Jos. Lavery
of Butler twp. and Ben. of Penn twp.
Frank Wisener, son of Mark, was nomi
nated for Prothonotary by the Beaver Co.
Misses Bessie and Blanche Crawford, of
Six Points, are visiting the family of J. P.
Robinson, of Grove City.
Miss Estella Leiblor, of Pittsburg, is the
guest of Mrs. Harry Grieb.
Miss Ernie Payne, of Titusville, is visit
ing her aunt, Mrs. Ijevi Purvis. Miss
Payne sang a delightful solo at the Pres
byterian church on Sunday morning.
P. W. Lowry, Esq., and G. W. Ziegler,
Jr., returned on Tuesday from Pbil'a and
Mr. and Mrs Jas. Kennedy, of Washing
ton, Pa., are the guests of Rev. Oiler and
Rev. Dr. R. Audley Brown aud wife of
New Castle, are the guests of Judgo llazen.
On Friday last a gas explosion set fire to ,
the biggest producer at Mefionald and
they had an old time conflagration there. 1
The well at McDonald was still burning <
up a SIOOO worth of oil a day, Tuesday, i
and Daniel Fisher of Oil City, the man who j
put out the lire on the Marshall farm on
Thorn Creek, was sent for.
Two more gushers were struck on the
strip between the McDonald and McCunly
fields last week and there are now eleven
big wells in that vicinity.
Well No. 1 on the McCurdy farm near
Harmony was drilled through the 100 foot
last week, and is dry, the McKinny and
Fanker well on same (arm was also com
pleted that woek and is dry.
The Garvin well is yet doing 25 bbls. an
The "Hardly Abies" have started a well
on the Mellaril farm on Thorn Creek.
A 100 hurrell well was fiinished on the
Hunter it Cumminga lease ot the Muller
farm near Zelionople, last Saturday. It
opens some new territory. The Forest
Co. got an 80 barrel well on Moon run,
Neeley A Co's 3 on the Shaxier is dry,
and Rowley & Co's, on the Kipper is rated
at 15 bbls.
At Gould now rigs are up on the J. W.
Monks, McCall and McKibbeu; Grilfifths
"wildcat" on Bowers will he drilled to the
Annetta Staley Ex'r of Win. Staley will
have a sale of personal property on farm
in Jefferson twp. Monday Sept. 7, at 1.
Cheap Excursion to Allegheny.
The P. &W. will sell excursion tickets
to parties desiring to attend the Fall of
Pompeii at Allegheny for afternoon trains
ot Aug. '29, at rate of $1.50 including ad
mission. Tickets good returning, Monday,
Aug. 31. Special train leaving Allegheny
at 11 Butler time.
Cataract Cured and "Vision Re
By Or. Simpson, the oculist and Bu
rial, who treats all diseases of the
eye and its appendages with the best
attainable results. Consult him at
the Lowry House, Butler, on Tues
day, Sept. ]st. 11 a. m. to 5 p. m.
—Trimmed mourning hats and
bonnets always in stock.
D. T. PAPE.
—lnfants' cloaks and hoods.
D. T. PAPE.
—Ribbons, all shades and all
widths, and at all prices.
D T PAPE.
—Zuver's Pictures leave nothing
wanting in finish, tone or s correct
LOCAb AND GENERAL
—The boys and girls can be getting ready
The sewer-pipe firm of Anderson Bros,
of near Steubcuville has failed.
—The grasshoppers are cutting off the
corn >ilk, and that will prevent the cars
from filling out—a curious fact.
—The name of the Millerstown P. O.
will not be Chicora until October Ist, and
until then write it Barnharts Mills.
—The excellent management of the pos
tal department is a strong point in the
—Bread cast upon the water purely as a
business speculation is liable to sink be
fore reaching port.
—Eight hundred and twenty eight per
sons registered at the Campbell family re
union last week.
—A chorus of one hundred voices will
assist at the P. X. M. I. concert at the M.
E. Church this evening.
—Over 1000 people attended the open
ing of the Butler Wheel Club Park, on
—A bunnet covered with birds docs not
sing, but it makes a man whistle when
the bill comes in.
—The McXamura farm will be offered for
sale next Monday, 31st inst, at 2 P. M.
at Petrolia. Elizabeth Collins is trustee
—Several of the windows of the English
Catholic Church and Mr. Duffy's residence
were shattered by the firing of the artillery
in the school lot last Wednesday.
—"There goes a spanking team,'' re
marked Willie Brown to Tommy Jones as
the two boys' mothers walked down the
—Tbe Kittanning Times came to us last
week, in an enlarged form and new dress,
thus indicating the prosperity it well
—On account of being crowded we are
compelled to omit our country correspon
dence this week, for which we hope our
correspondents will forgive us.
The death of Dr. Stewart of Uulton is
being investigated. Ho is said to have
formerly lived near Bakerstown, and
was run over on the Valley road a few
—A writer in the Xew York World sug
gests that the death sentence be executed
by drowning, claiming that it is clean,sure,
relatively painless, and free from horrible,
sights or shocking accidents.
—The First Ward nose Co., will attend
the Annual Convention of the State
Firemans Association, at Lock Haven,
Pa., September 15 —18. Half rate tickets
have been issued, good till 21st, and the
train will leave Butler at 0:10 A. M.
—Tbe Northwestern Association of the
G. A. R. which met at Franklin last week,
now has a membership of over 0000, and
embraces the Posts of this county, Arm
strong, Crawford, Clarion, Clearfield, Law
rence, Mercer, Forest, Elk. MiKean, War
ren and Potter counties.
—ln his remarks at the Camp Fire Wed
nesday night Rev. Audley Brown said he
was kept awake all the previous night at
bis hotel in Butler, by the noise on the
street. An ordinance authorizing the pub
lic to clear the stroets of all loafers after
midnight, might better thiugs in that di
—Zelienoplc is "all torn up," as the say
ing is, over a reported elopement. A
prominent citizen, having a wife aud sev
eral children, is said to have gone off with
a married woman of that vicinity; and tho
outraged husband is after them with his
gun, aud swears that they shall never live
—Here is the New; York Sun'x famous
cure for summer complaint: Equal parts of
tincure of opium, tincture of cayenne,tinc
ture of rbeubarb, essence of peppermint
and spirits of camphor; mix well. Dose,
15 to 30 drops in water, to be repeated if
necessary in 15 minutes. This has saved
thousands of lives.
—At the meeting ol the School Hoard
of Clinton twp. lately, the following
teachers were elected, No. 1, Mr. E. H.
Kuoch of Jefferson twp.; No. t', Fin Mil
ford of North IIope; No. 3, Minnie McCand
losa of Unionville; No. 4, Howard McMich
ael of Euclid; No 5, Linn Caldwell of Jef
ferson twp. and No. No. 6, Maggie Moore
—Th» re-union of the old Cunulmen at
Freeport last Thursday, was tho best at
tented in years, two-hundred and thirty
one of tho old fellows being present. They
swapped yarns and had a good time
generally, ami agreed to meet at Johns
town next year. Quite a uumberof Butler
county people, including Col. Lowry, M.
H. Byerly, 11. McCrea anil W. J. Mitchell
of this town attended the re-union.
—Of the numerous people in this county
who have been swindled by the traveling
sharpers during the past year, we know
ol none who subscribe tor anil read the
CiTizu.f. Some of tho people who don't
like tho paper, but borrow it each week,
may be in the list of victims; indeed we,
■would not be surprised to hear of them be
ing struck by lightning. We will only in
sure those who are subscribers, and will
only guarantee those who pay at least once
every two years.
—Shortly after noon of Wednesday, the
Jewelry store of E. Grieb, was robbed of
watches and diamonds, valued at abont
SIOOO. It was during tho parade, and Mrs.
Grieb was the only person in the house.
She latched the door and set the electric
bell and wont to her dining room for but a
few moments, and during that time a man,
who must have been awniting his oppor
tunity opened the ringing the
bell, slipped behind the counter and took
the best watches and tbo diamonds in the
show window. Mrs. Grieb came in just
as he he was leaving, and saw him go out
and run up Duffy's alley to the school lot,
where he was lost in tho smoke made by
tbedisc barging of tho artillery.
—Tho third concert of tho P. N. M. I.
was fully up to the standard promised by
the previous performances, and was highly
enjoyed by one of Butler's largest and
most fashionable audiences. Mosdaines
Boyd and Colbert and Misses Wick and
Ritts sustained their former reputation,
while Messrs Carter, King and Isensee con
firmed tho good impression they have cre
ated in Butler. One of tho chief events of
the evening was tho singing of the Pansy
Quintette. This was a band ol pretty
young ladies from Bruin, whose fine sing
ing added materially to the pleasure of the
evening. Their names are Daisy Shorts,
Blanche Knox, Cora Knox, Sopranos; Ma
ble McCandless, alto; and llattie Shorts,
contralto. Miss Bessie Shorts was accom
—So much is being said and done
about the Normal School at Indiana,
that all students and toachers are
looking in that direction. The aims
of the school are progress and ex
cellence, both of which havo been at
tained to such a degree au to make
Indiana eminent among the schools
—Dr. Simpson, the oculist and au
rist, treats successfully all diseases of
the throat, uose, &c. Cont-ult him at
the Lowry House, Sept. Ist. Terms
—Pupils' Monthly Reports, one
I cent eacb, for eale at CITIZEN office
Assessments and Brick.
i At the meeting of Council Tuesday night.
■ the ordinance providing for the assessment
of the owners of property fronting on
[ Main St. to pay for the paving of the street
j was read and adopted.
The entire cost is put at $55,370.52; $lO,-
;i57.7S of which is for the crossing- and is
I assessed to the entire St.. the frontage is
3,529.5 feet, and 84 cts. is the cost per foot,
The paving from north end of paving to
Xorth St. is 40 feet wide, the entire cost,
peculiar to that section is $20,968.31, front
age 4.391.75, and cost, per foot front $3.18
The culverts in that section cost $990.00,
and will cost 14 cts. per foot front."
From Xorth to Wayne, the paving is 50
feet wide, the entire cost is $17.945.40: the
frontage 3.114.95 and cost per foot $3.84
From Wayne to Quarry, the paving is
40 feet wide, the cost $3,500.45. the lront
age 733 feet, and cost $3.23 plus.
From Quarry to the Fridge the street is
less thau 40 feet wide, the cost $1,171.19,
frontage 288. and cost per foot front $2.70
Add the cost lor the crossings to the
cost of your section, (plus 14 cts. for
northern section forcnlverts).»ud yon have
the cost per foot, of your frontage for
The ordinance will 1m- printed in full,
each property owner will also receive a
a n-tice. and the assessments will he due
in 30 days after Sept.'9th.
The culverts of the northern section
were made a separate item, o* accont ol
some doubts as to the legality ol assessing
for them, and the part - with in the curbs,
alone were put in. The parts under the
sidewalk will be paid for by tho town, and
the property owners on either side of the
big culvert have each paid over S.VK) eaeh
for the extensions through their properties
The matter of next importance consided
was the bond of Long A" Doyle.
Solicitor Campbell, by instruction of the
committee had drawn up a bond for ssooo
for E. Jefferson St. which was to havebeen
signed by Long A Doyle and by the separ
ate members of the Smith, Porter A C<>.
corporation, and after that at the request
of Long A Doyle, drew up a bond SIO,OOO
covering all the streets contracted lor by
them. Doth these were sent to Smith,
Porter A Co., the SIO,OOO alone was return
ed, and it was signed by the officers of tho
corporation and not by the individual
This was read to Council, and objected
to as not being authorized by committee;
Mr. Long claimed a misunderstanding, a
war of words followed, aiftl Mr. Forqtier's
motion to sustain the Engineer and Com
mittee,and reject the SIO,OOO bon.i carried.
The Council is determined that no soft
brick shall go into W. Jefferson St. or Cen
tre Ave., and will not accept E. Jefferson
unless the #SOOO bond is signed by Long &■
Doyle, and by the individual members of
the" Smith, Porter A- Co., corporation, and
other good securities.
Long <i Doyle were voted $200'.). on
work done generally, and instructed to se
cure other brick for the two streets not
Mr. Perrine stated that be had examined
the alley east of Main between North and
Clay Sts; that it was in a horrible condi
tion and that as the parties maintaining
the nuisance had been notified to abate the
same, this was a "devilish good place to
make an example," and a motion directing
the High Constable to abate same immedi
ately at cost of parties carried.
The Ind. Gas Co. was notified to lower
their gas line at crossing of Jefferson and
The appointments of Win. Daubenspeek
as policeman for the Lowry House and of
Robert Ray for the Williard House were
Mr. Miller of was notified to
abate a water closet nuisance.
Council' adjourned till next Tuesday
Our grocers are paying lf> for butter, 12
for eggs, 35 for potatoes, 10c a doz for corn
60c a bu for tomatoes, 35 for apples, $1 to
1 50 for peaches, 1 20 a bu for pears, 30c
for turnips, 3c for cabbage.
Timothy hay from country wagons sl3 to
sl4 for old and $lO to sl2 for new.
Country roll butter 14 to 20, fresh eggs
15 to 16, choice potatoes in earlots 1.75 to
$2 per bbl, common stock $1 to 1.25, cab
bage 50 to GO a bbl, celery 20 to 25 a doz,
egg plant 5 to 0, blackberries 85 to $1 a
pail, hand-picked beans 2.50 a bu, toma
toes 30 to 40 a bu. Dressed spring chicken
15 to 10, live spring chickens 30 to 60 a pr,
tallow 4i, rags lj, apples 75 to 1.25 a bbl,
peaches 30 to $1 a bu, pears 50 to $3 a bu,
plums 1.50 to $3 a bu.
At Ilcrr's Island Monday, fair to med
ium stock sold at 4f to 4J, common i!s to
3|, bulls and dry cows H to 3. Veal
calves retailed at 5J lo GJ. Shcop retailed
at 3J to 5, and spring lambs at 4| to
Corn fed pigs sold at 5| to 5.85, and grasp
ers at 41 to 5.
THE OIL MARKET
Closed Monday at 04f, Tuesday at 64J,
Wednesday at 041.
Half Rate To Youngstown Fair
via the Pittsburg & Western Railway.
Tickets on sale at all ticket offices be
tween Pittsburg, Butler, New Castle,
Fainesvillo and Akron, Sept. Ist, 2nd, 3rd,
and 4th, to to return until Sept. slh.
inclusive, at fare one way for the round
trip, 25 cents added for admission.
The Divorce Court's Work.
Half the divorced iu the country
are the result of over worked, house
wives. Slavish work aud especially
baking are the bane of domestic happi
neas Women who save themselves
by using Marviu's superior bread and
cakes, which are not only fully as
good as the best housewife can make
but are cheaper as well, are rarely
seen in the divorce courts. They
have time to be happy themselves,
and to make their families happy.
Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat
Successfully treated by Dr. Simpson,
the well known oculist and aurist of
Pittsburg at the Lowry House, But
ler. on Tuesday, Sept. Ist. Ilia meth
ods are the newest; he has had ten
years experience and can therefore as
sure satisfaction in all cases. Persons
requiring treatment in this line
should consult him from 11 to 5
o'clock on that date at Lowry House.
The cider aud jelly mill at Court
ney's Mills will be in operation Mon
day, August 31.
COTTON & MCXUTT,
Grove City, Pa.
—Hello. What is it? Why I)
E. Jackson is selling dress goods 25
per cent less than they can be bought
anywhere else. How so' Because
he is belling that much below value
to close out.
—lce cream furnished in any
quautity, for^'parties, by the City
—New ki'l gloves, new silk and
fabric gloves and silk mitts al low
est prices at
L. STEIN & SON'S.
Cross Eyes Perfectly Cured.
Without risk or pain by Dr. Simpson
the oculist aurist. Persons having
cross eyes (which are a conspicuous
disfiguremeut in all cases and gener
ally detrimental to vision) should
consult I)r. Simpson at the Lowry
House on Tuesday. Sept. Ist. He
never fails to give perfect results and
has operated upon hundreds of cases.
No necessary interference with ordi
—The cheapest place iu Butler to
buy stoves is HENRY BIEIIL'S,
No. 122 N. Main St, Butler, I'a.
—Confectionery and fruits at the
[ City Bakery
The Butler Savings Dank has entered
suit in ejectment v.» Margaret, Geo. and
Auna Scott for fifteen acres in Oakland
D. R. Mcllvain has entered suit in eject
raent vs Bobt. Hudson et al for eight acrc
in Jackson twp.
Judge Patterson of Lancaster, in court
Satnnlay, announced that he would hate
a consultation with Jndgo Livingston in
reference to the new election law, so that
arrangements would be made to carry its
provisions into effect. Incidently he said
that before the Legislature was Ln session
a week he came to the conclusion that the
members were a pack of fools aud by the
time of adjournment he saw no reason to
change his mind. Governor Fattison very
wisely vetoed several of these bills, and he
would have done much better had be ve
toed everv one they pss-ed. The ci Uitrooiu
was well filled with lawyers at the time,
it being opinion day, and the judges re
marks caused quite a sensation — Ex
The change in the law for the registration
of voters made by the last Legislature will
most likely prove troublesome to citizens
unless the; nive personal attention to the
matter. Tho.se whose names were not
enrolled by the Assessors of the Spring
canvass "will have to make personal
application in order to get their names
on the list now, and this will have to be
d<me by the 3rd of September. Voters
who have changed their residences since
the original list - were made will need to be
particularly attentive to this as a failure
to be registered will cause them a great
deal of trouble on the day of the election,
it is not to early now for each citizen to
asertain whether or not his name is on the
Tho will of John Cheesnnu of Muddy
creek twp. was probated —no letters.
LATK PRi'PEUTV TRANSFERS.
li S D to I. \I and J J Hewitt lot in But
ler for 425.
Ed Winner to W E Pearce 10 acres in
Oakland twp lor 700.
John Pistorins to Sebastian Green 73
acres in Oakland twp for 3000.
F Zetaner to J Gelbaoh lot in Zelenople
K. H. Brown to J Gelbach 73 acres in
Cranberry twp for 4000.
I) 11 Lyon to M S Snyder lot in Butler
F II Xeg ley to II C Welsh 106 acres in
Peun twp for 5900.
C A Abraras to C M Harrington lot in
Butler for 20(H).
J. W. Milliard Washington twp
Ella Heinaear Allegheny Co
John Schehl Summit twp
Tillie Burtscher Ohio
Alviu A. liazlett Allegheny, Pa
Alice Denny "
At Pittsburg. John H. Morrow and Mary
E. Weinel of Butler Co.. also George Pit
man of Butler couniy and Clara Marshall
of Allegheny county.
At Mercer, E. M. Morrow of Harrisviile
and Anna McCoy of Grove City, T. U.
Infield of Butler and Myrtle Mead of
At Beaver, S. 10. Nickum of Xew Castle
and Mollie Shook of Butler.
"She said she'd be his sister,
But eould not be his wife;
lie shot at her and missed her,
Then took bis own poor life,
Which latter made her love him more
Than she had loved him e'er before."
The Butler Fair begins next Tuesday
week, and if you hare not received the new
I'remium List yon should secure one
immediately, from Sec'y Koessing.
The management, this year, submit
"new offers and increased premiums" as an
inducement for making the Butler Fair
the best in the slate.
They have also enlarged their accom
modations, and now have 201 box stalls
and 30 open stalls for horses, 244 stalls for
cattle, a large poultry house, convenient
vegetable and floral departments, steam
power and shafting, and everything nec
essary for the accommodation of both ex
hibitors aud spectators.
All premiums are paid in full on the
last daj- of the Fair, and as this has been
a good year for the farmers, a magnificent
exhibit can be expected.
To meet tbe requirements of the eyes-
Persons requiring them should con
sult Dr. Simson, the oculiet and au
rist, at tbe Lowry House on Tuesday
To the Farmers in Particular
and the Public in General.
ID addition to our first class roller
wheal flour mill, which we built last
spring, and which has proven a suc
cess, we have just added tho latest
improved machinery for making
buckwheat and rye flour. This
machinery cau not be excelled. We
will be able to make you as good a
quality of buckwheat flour and as
'good a yield as can be made iu the
country. We have a complete mill,
which will prove itself:
First, a first class wheat roller flour
mill, which nutkes as good a quality
of flour us is shipped from tho We&t
Second, tho beat buckwheat flour
mill in the State.
Third, a rye flour mill that makes
as Rood flour as is in the market
Fourth, corn meal and chopping
mills that do complete work.
We alto manufacture Graham ttour
of the best quality. Therefore we
say without fear of contradiction that
we have the best mill for accom
modating tjie farmer and public in
general that there is in But ler county.
We make a specialty of grinding your
grain at once, fo that you take it
home with you and save an extra
It will pay to buy your flour at our
mill, as we make a strictly No. 1
grade of flour and sell it at as low
figures as it can be bought anywhere.
—File horfce picture—That in this
—Trimmed bonnets, toques, and
large hats. I). T. PAPE,
Kx'ra quality all wool cashmere
40 inches wide at 50 cents a yard,
extra fine hcnriettas in black and
colors at 75 cents and $1 per yard at
L. STEIN & SON'S.
—The Youngstown Buggies, etc.,
are second to none iu quality and
finish, fully guaranteed at
W. F. IIARTZELL <fc Co's.
—lce (or sale atj the City Bakery.
A tew sober, industrious men
can secure boarding at No 312 Zieg
ler Ave, Soutbside, at $4.20 a week,
or 75 ceuts a day.
Why do you pay as much for a
cheap factory wagon as you can buy
a good Kramer hand made wagon for
at MARTINCOURT & Co.'s,
Plain black lawns at I 2£, 15, 20
and 25 cents a yard warranted abso
lately fast at
L. STEIN & SON'S.
Children's school hats. 13 cents.
I). T. PAI-E.
—lce cream at last summer'B
prices at Morrison's City Bakery.
Corsets, gloves, hosiery; hand
kerchiefs and veiling. D. T. PAPE.
—Home-made bread at the City
—The Auti-Husting Tinware —
guaranteed against rust for three
'! year*, at HENRY BIEIIL'S,
Nu. 122 N NHir St., Butler, Pa.
Gray wool mixtures 38 in. wide,
i worth 35c at 17c a yard.
Au M. REISER'S.
A W. Va. woman left her
bady sleeping in tho cradle while she was
j making sap. >he heard the iniaut err,
I and hurrying into the house, discovered an
1 enormous blacksnake coiling around her
I I'bild. The snake had .-wallowed the babe's
j arm to the shoulder. The horrified mother
! killed the snake, which was seven feet t*o
inches long, of the black racer species, and
! fought wickedly. The babe's arm was
I blistered us if it had been immersed in
Twenty-uiue eoipty poeketbooks were
j found in the cars of one company used for
the Rock Point exenrtion. and some sup
posed pickpocket* are under arrest at New
The Beaver Falls Council voted to keep
j reporters out of the council chamber.
Some of the councilmen have had a monkey
and a parrot time at their meeting, calling
each other liars and striving to punch each
others' heads in meetiDg. This the press
I representatives pave to the public iu detail;
J hence their action.
I Two children of Jas. Hunter of Beaver
j Co. were lost in Harbisons hollow, last
! week, while picking berries. Xext day a
hundred people scoured the woods in that
vicinity.and that evening the children were
found on the road returning home. They
had taken the wrong road the daj" before
and had walked out past Kaon Valley.
t_At I ronton, 0., last Friday, the three
children of Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Hamilton,
aged 8, 4 and 2 years, were left alone in
the house while the parents went visiting.
The children disappeared, a long search for
them followed, and their bodies were
finally found in an (.Id tool chest, the lid
of which had closed and locked them in.
The police of Pittsbug are raiding the
Chinese gambling houses there.
Jacob Steel, of nearUnionlown Pa., aged
ICS years, and the oldest man iu the State,
fell from his porch last Saturday and died
Tom. McMillan, of Middlesex twp.. was
badly burned about the chest by a gas
explosion, last Friday.
The Greenville Fair.
The revived Fair at Greenville, I'a.. will
be held Sept. 22, 23, 24 and 25, 1891, on
spacious new grounds just eastof the city,
on the P., S. ct L. E. and >«. Y., P. A O.
Railroads, and with all the necessary build
ings in the neatest and most convenient
form, a fine race course being one of the
special features. The premiums offered
are inviting and varied. The managers
will strive to make it both pleasant and
profitable for everybody to come and com
pete. For details and premium lists ad
dress the Secretary, Till Reins, Greenville,
P. & W. Excursion.
To" Chicago, and return for $9., on Sat
urday Aug. 29th —Chicago express, leaving
Butler at 3:15 P. M., Butler time. Tickets
good up to Tuesday Sept. Bth and 6:15 P.
M., trains through to Pittsburg without
change of cars.
Do You Bake?
If you do you are risking your
health this hot weather and causing
yourself an immense amount of wor
ry aud domestic trouble as well.
Marvin's bread is as pure and sweet
and light as any the housewife can
make. And it is cheaper, too. Get
it fresh every morning from your
grocer. Don't take any but Marvin's.
Diseases of Ear.
With painful discharge, deafness or
not, promptly cured by Dr. Simpson,
the oculist and aurist, at Lowrv
House, Butler, on Tuesday, Sept. Ist.
Call at once; the earlier the treatment
the better the result attainable.
—Latest styles in gold and silver
tinsel gimps and dress trimmiugs of
all kinds at
L. STEIN & SON'S.
—You can now save from one to
three dollars on a cashmere or benri
etta drees by buving from
D. B. JACKBON. *
3Q Cents a Yard.
Figured and Sumh Silks worth 75c
and sl, biggest bargain ever offered,
at ALF M. REIBER'S, Butler.
Alex. Williams has still six second
hand Organs, almost new, left, that
he will soil at a bargain— ie. from $25
to §45, in eaav payments, t all at
his store, Butler, Pa.
Beware of Substitution.
Don't allow your grocer to tell
you that other crackers and cukes
and bread are as good as Marvin's.
They're not. When you go for Mar
viu's goods insist on getting them.
You'll never regret it Marvin's are
Fine cakes at the City Bakeri
Buy the Lansing Wagon—it is
the best. For sale by
122 N.'Main St., Butler, Pa.
—Wheeler & Wilson and Stan
dard Sewing Machines at
Xo. 122 N. Butler. Pa.
—The best and largest stock of
millinery goods is bandied at
I>. T. I'APE'S.
—Take your children to Zuver's
(Jallery for Pictures that will suit
TOO. Postolßce building.
Chamois skin gloveo that can be
washed, white and tan colors, at $1
a pair at
L. STEIN & SON'S.
—Boarding House Cards, with Act
of .Assembly, 25 cents for half-a-dozen,
for sale at CITIZEN office.
Any good square man or woman
can earn money in spare time as local
agent for the warranted fruits, flowers
k trees of J. E. Whitney, Rochester,
N. Y. Yearly salary paid for steady
work. A permanent honorable
business is quickly built up.
Who says the horse iu this paper
is not good enough for the fair.
Biggest silk bargain ever offered
in Butler, at
ALF M. REISER'S-
July clearance sale; big bargains
in summer goods,
ALF M REIBER'S, Butler,
—lf you want to get the best se
lections come soon before the stock
is run down, as everything must go
regardless of cost.
D. K. JACKSON.
Figured ludia and Surah Silks for
Waists ami Dresses, worth 75c and
$1 reduced to 30c a yard; biggest bar
gains ever offered in Butler.
ALF M. RElßEß' s,Butler.
Ladies and childrens hofe, war
rauted fast black, at 10, 12£, 15, 20
and 25 cents a pair, that are much
better than are usually sold at these
L. STEIN & SON'S.
Semi-annual Clearance Sale is
making a lively July business at
ALF M. REIBER'S, Butler.
K PEOPLE want »o get
0 well and are anxious to
secure the jncat reliable rem
edies. This is important, for
the physician may be ever so
icompetent, hut it' drugs are
dispensed that have Itecome in
ert by long standing or not be
iim properly cared tor th- re
sult expected cannot lie obt.lin
ed. We have ever tried 10
supply our patrons with the
very best and purest drugs the
market affords. Our stock is
new and fresh and every arti
cle is carefully inspected on
reaching our store. Our rap
idly growing trade is the best
evidence that our efforts- are
being appreciated. We en
deavor to keep everything that
is likely to be called for, but
if we do not have what your
prescription calls for we will
frankly tell you so and not re
place it with something else,
and will try to secure it for
you in the shortest possible
time. Physicians prescriptions
and sick room requisites a
specialty. Our prices are as
low as consistent with pure
drugs. We do not care to
handle inferior goods at any
0. N. BOYD, Druggist.
Diamond Block, Butler, Pa.
IISTS U~-R, A. ISTOE.
Ins..to. of Nonh Aoierica, lOOthjear.
Home Jut*. Co. A(-§et»[551,091,192 58
Hartford Ins. Co. " $6,576,616 13
C> ntiuental Ins. Co. " $5,000,000
London .Assurance Co. Incor'd. 1720
X. Y Life Inf. Co. As'ts 115,000,000
Office iu HUSELTON BUILDING, uex
to the Court House.
E. E. ABRAMS & CO.
'JillE lIL'Ti.EK COUNTY
CA PI r Airraid l'p, - - - . $100,008.00.
Jos." Hartman, Pres't. D. Osborne, Cashier,
J. V. Wtts.Vioe Pres't. e. A. t Oaak'
Jos. Hartman. C. P. Collins. o. M. Russell,
11. McSweeney, e. D. Greenlee, J. V. Rltts,
E. E. Abram.s. U'sllc Hazlett. I. (I. Smith,
W. S. Waldron. 1). Osborne.
A general banking business transacted. In
tereft paid on time deposits. Money loaned on
Foreign exchange bou«ht and,sold.
Have you seen thj horse picture
in this paper.
North Washington Academy.
This school begins its Fall Term
on Sept. Ist, under the control of S.
B. MeClure, A. 8., Principal.
For terms, rooms, catalogue, ifcc.,
address, S B. MoCLURE, or
BEV. W. J. IIAZLETT,
North Hope, Bntler Co. Pa.
Slate Normal School.
The Fall Term «of the Slippery
Rock State Normal School will begin
Sept. 1, 1891. Unequaled advant
ages in Music. Modern methods in
all branches. School already noted
f«r excellence and rapid growth. Ex
penses only $52 for sixteen weeks.
ALBERT E. MALTBY, Ph D.
' —Fast black flouncing from 40
ceiila a yaul up, fast black embroid
eries, lawns, plaid and stripe organ
dies, satines, batistes, etc. at
L. STEIN & SON'S.
Ladies Jersey ribbed vests at 9
cents each, better vests at 15, 20 and
25 cents, fine Lisle thread and Lisle
and silk mixed vests at 50 cents,
siik vests 75 cents to $1.25.
L. STEIN & SON'S.
The Register hereby (fives notice that the
following accounts of Kxecufors. Administra
tors and Guardians have lieen tiled In his ofUce
according to law. and will be presented to
cour'. (or confirmation an! allowance on
Wednesday, the 9th day of Sept'r, A. I>., 1891, at
3 o'clocK p. m. of said day.
I. Final account of Ferd Relber, guardian of
(ieorge spans, minor child of J It Spang, dee'd.
l'. t-'liial account of Wm (iiesler, guardian of
Peter Smith, minor child of Jos Smith, dee'd.
:i. Final account of Wm Frlshcorn, executor
01 Andrew Deerner, dee'd. late of Cranberry tp.
4. Final account of ( 'has T Miller, guardian
of (ieo W Miller, minor child of B Miller, dee'd,
late of Adams township.
.-). Final account of Joslah J Bailey, adminis
trator of Rebecca J White, dee'd, late of Ven
u. Pinal account of ixiulsa J Wilson, admiu
trutrlx of Moderwell A WlLson. dee'd. late of
7. Final account af W I) Brandon, guardian
of Clias II Wills, now of »rc.
8. Final account of John (J Illppus and F
Reott, executors of Michael Clouse, dee d, late
o( Oakland twp.
Final account ot W I) Brandon, guardian
of Bessie Uentle, now Mrs. Knox, minor child
of Kckert I ten tie. dee'd.
10. Final a'count of McClellan Orubb, exec
utor of orsina K Orubb, dee'd, late of Marion
11. Final account ol .las Humphrey, execu
tor of John Book, dee'd. late of Worth twp.
12. Final account of James Humphrey, exec
utorof Elizabeth McNees. dee'd. tat- of; Worth
l.i. Final account of Wm F l'efler. executor
of Jacob 1- I'efTer, tlee'd, late of Lancaster twp.
14 Final account of T J G'rltchlow, adminis
trator of Tlios crltehlow. dee'd, late of Prospect
1">. Final account of John 11 Smith. admlnts
iralorof Win hand man, dee'd, late of Centre
lr,. Final account of W J.Bryson, administra
tor hi w c Btysnu, deceased, late of Mercer
IT. Partial account of Franklin IClder nnd
and .1 >' Mctlarvey, executors of John 8 Kider,
late of Concord tu p.
I* Final account of Alex. Wright. ad in Ini
tiator •'T Aof l'hlllp Stoolflre, dee'd, late of
pi. Final account of Thomas M Marshall,
guardian of Viola N Forsythe. dee'd, minor
child of lcobert Forsythe, dee d, late of Adams
•-■O. Final account of Frederick Zeliner, now
dee'd, executor of .lohn Blumenshlne, deed,
lato of /.elleuople. as stated and Bled by ( has
Zeliner administrator of of Frederick Zeliner.
■JI, Final account of Win K l'eller. executor
of .lame- B Matthews, dee d, late of Connoiiue
si. Final and distribution account, of .lohn
Sac hs, executor of tiotUleh Stelnhauser dee d,
late ol Jefferson twp.
■Si. Final aecoudt of CUas K F'landrau and S
C MrC.LiKlless. executors of Lydla S McClure.
dee'd. late of llutler Co.
Final account of Thomas ICkas, executor
of Jacob Ekas, dee'd. late Buffalo twp.
S, Final account of J M Lleghner, guardian
of Dora Alexander.
•Ji; Final account of F II Monnie, adminis
trator ot Harriet Wolford, dec'd, late of I Nine
27. Final nnd distribution account of Jos I'
Doyle, administrator of Ellen M Doyle, dee'd,
late of Donegal twp.
■M. Final account of H II Boyd, administra
tor of Mary Boyd dee'd. late of Butler borough.
2!i. Filial account of Alfred lleckard, admin
istrator of Oeorge l> Eaklns, dee d, late of Ev
"'•Jl. 'Filial account of .John M O'Nell. guardian
of Mary o'Neil, minor child of Win AO Nell,
dee'd, late ot Clearfield twp.
31. Filial account of John M O'Nell.gtiardian
of John O'Nell. minor child of Win A O'Nell.
dee d, late of Clearfleld twp.
Final account of Klcuard M Jolmstonjand
•lames I. Patterson, executors of Nancy Martin,
dee d, late of Summit twp.
33. Final account of lieo II Mart-solf, guar
dian of Mary Amanda Fox. minor child of Ja
cob Fox. dee d.
31. Final account of E M Maybcrry. executor
ot Mary E Kingsbury, dee'd, late of Centrevllle
Final account ot Wm Logan, executor of
Sarah .1 Purvis, dee'd, lale of Middlesex twp.
DAVID F;. DALE. Register.
| n. yj. AVER # HON, uur • ■Mi "IUk 1
Secured the ser
vices oi Mr. W.M.
COOPKR, a gentle- j
man of taste and
ity its a Cutter and
Designer, \\ K are ,
now prepared, with i
OL'R Elegant Line!
TROU SERIN G S
and F A N C V
qualled in this, or
excelled in larger
cities, to give our
patrons special ad
\V m. /Uci nel
Merc lici nt
The next session opens September 10th
For catalogue or information apply to
MISS >»'. SHERRARD, Principal, or
REV. JAS. I BROWXSON, D D.,
Pres. Board of Trustees, Washington, Pa.
76th year iH'glnsSept. lMh. High grade. Forhoth
sexes. Kxjpenaes moderate, strong Faculty. Situ
ation healthy and delightful. Three courses to
A. B. and Engineering Course to C\ E. degrees.
Students admitted on High School certificates or
dlplumsis. Preparatory school. Military instruc
tion. For Catalogues, address
PRESIDENT OAVID H. WHEELER. LL. D.
P % I
We have the largest stock of
hats for men, boys and children
ever brought into this county.
f . f f
We have the most complete as
sortment of .nderwear in light
weight wool, Camel hair, lialbrig
gan, gauze and Merino.
We sell thejjcelebratcd Monarch
shirts both laundried and unlaun
We are always filled up with
stylish neckwear, collars, cuffs,
suspenders, hosier) - , umbrellas,
All reliable goods and sold at
popular low prices.
COLBERT & DALE,
242 S. Main street,
I offer for sale a few higli
grade heifers and cows near
calving; also one fine three
year old bull.
Will sell low considering the
F. 11. NEGLEY,
SCHUTTE & O'BRIEN,
And Gas Fitters.
Natural Gas Appliances.
Jefferson St.,opp. Lowry House
A. J. FRANK *c CO.
FANCY and TOILET AKTICES,
SPONGES, BRUSHES, PERFUMERY, Ac
rariiyslclans' J'rcaeripMons carefJly com
5 S. Main Street, Butler, Pa.
We are closing out our entire
At cost to make room for
Sailors in all styles and colors.
M. F. & M. Marks.
Several F?ood UCD, experience not
necessary, to take orders for fine
W. A. OSBORNE
WALL PAPER, STATIONERY
AND ART DEALER.
112 E. Jefferson St, - - Butler, Pa
vJrii h *
The above is a cut illustrating the Xewburgh JXever Rip Orer-gar
ments, suitable for Farmers, Workingmt n and Mechanic?.
This line has always been a favorite one with tbo Farmer. The sack
coat illustrated above meets exactly the requirements of bis work —fitting
nicely and excluding dust.
These goods are WARRANTED NOT TO RIP, and should any do so they
will be replaced by new ones.
Do You Want Something to Keep You Ccol? If so, yon should
come to our summer goods department, where you can be fitted with a sum
mer coa» from 25 cents up or a crat and vest from rents to SB.
Don't delay, but come at once and tecure choice of stock.
A too a full line of clothing for Men, Youths, Boys and Children, and at
prices which defv competition.
, .104 S. Main St. - - Butler, Pa*
Red, White and
Bunting for the
White gloves for
Bargains in all
kinds of Dry Goods,
Carpets and Fancy
Goods for the Re
RITTER & RALSTON'S.
Looking for bargains'in Dress Goods, Silks, Challies, Ginghams, Hoii®ry ,
Gloves, Underwear, Carpets, Lace Curtains, etc.
Do you know that vou can do
in this line of goods at
than at any other house no matter where located.
Call and you will find out.
2(10 and 202 S. Main St.
BUTLER. - - PA '
J. L. FUKVIB. L. O. ft'HVIS.
MAWOFACTI'HERH AND DEAI.RKB IN
Rough and Planed Lumber
or KVCKY DESCRIPTION,
& SEWER PIPE,;
Rough and Worked Lurabet
Doors, Sash, Blinds, Mouldings,
Shingles and Lath
Always In Stock.
LIME. HAIR AND PLASTER.
Office opposite P. <t W. Depot,
BUTLKi:. - - PA
YOU CAN FIND PAPER
on tile in I*ITTHB« H".»I *TIHR Adrvrttoini Hurrau_"i
££ REMINGTON BEOS.
who will U'tiUKl for ultertuiUk' »l lo»«-t
L. M. &:J. J. Hi! WIT,
Dealers in all kinds o!
Rough and Worked Lumber.
Wo have a largo stock of all kinds of Lum
ber, Oil Well ltigs, Etc.
Call and get our prices and see our stock.
Mall Orders Promptly Attended
Office and yard on
MONROE ST., NEAR WEST PENN DEPOT,
CRAWFORD & KENNEDY.
Tbe well known liveryman, Wm.
Kennedy, has bought an interest In
the above barn and will be plesaed to
have his friends call at biß new place
of business. Tbe
Best Horses, Buggies and Car
in Butler at the most reasonable
rates. The place is easily remember
ed. Tbe first stable west of the
■ n ■ a M B |md m p r.Mf •« mifKlWßMefwtlk.
. *|wrr uiuwu'v ■» .'1 Tour ilmr to lb. .(A
-t.Utvii ...»» hltelt .wiil'tfcl mrtmto.'My
U .r. ar.1.1) fW>«. HJ I • •»»
an,l m-.r. ,<W • Mill. »i|*rian.-«. W. r,n hirnl.h y«« lk« •■£
and iwh jr. >ti I***. No
Lm.iu rtu rW > KA.CO . UWftU,