Butler citizen. (Butler, Pa.) 1877-1922, July 23, 1896, Image 2

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THURSDAY. JULY 23. 1896.
What 16 to i Means.
A silver dollar contains 371.27 grains
of pure silver. A gold dollar contains
23.22 grains of pure gold. The weight
of the silver is 16 times the weight of
the gold; hence, we say they are in a
ratio of 16 to 1.
The money standard of this country
to-day is the gold dollar. Every Treas
ury note, every national bank note, is a
promise to pay dollars equal in value to
the gold dollar. The value of the gold
dollar is what 23.22 grains of pure gold
is worth as bullion.
But 371.37 grains of silver, which is
the amount in a silver dollar, is not
worth as much as 23.22 grains of gold.
The latter Is worth a dollar; the other is
worth about 53 cents at present prices.
Therefore, to admit silver to free and
unlimited coinage would resnlt in a
change of the money standard. Instead
of the gold dollar being the standard,
the silver dollar would become so; and,
instead of its passing for the same as
the gold dollar, it would be actually
worth only what the silver in it is worth
as bullion. All our paper money would
depreciate to the same degree, because
it would be redeemable in silver dollars.
The Republican convention, at St.
Louis, declared that it adhered to the
present condition, that it is opposed to
the free coinage of silver at 16 to I, be
cause of the results, stated above, which
would follow.
"Bradstreet's" definition of the term
is as follows:
"The unthinking and unreasoning de
mand or cry for the free coinage of silver
at the ratio of 16 to 1 seems to be based,
in part, on sentimental grounds, inas
much as that ratio was established by
the coinage act of 1837. So much mis
conception and ignorance exists as to
what the expression 16 to 1 means as ap
plied to the coinage of silver dollars,
that it may be well to restate it. The
gold dollar is composed of 23.22 grains
of pure gold and 2.58 grains of copper
alloy, 25.8 grains in all, and the silver
dollar is composed of 371.25 grains of
pure silver and 41.25 grains of copper
alloy, or 412.5 grains in all. The ratio
of the 25.8 grains of gold (and alloy) Ito
the 412.5 grains of silver (and alloy) is
as 1 to 16, and practically a similar ratio
exists between the number of grains of
pure gold and pure silver in the gold
and silver dollars.
"Commercial bar silver at New York
was quoted at 68.75 c. per ounce of 480
grains on the 13th inst. The value, there
fore, of the silver dollar on that day may
be expressed by 371.25-480 of 68.75, or
53.17 c. Hence the 53 cent dollar. Divid
ing the number of grains in the ounce
[4Bo] by 25.8 grains, the total number of
grains of gold and alloy in a gold dollar,
an ounce of gold dollars is found to be
worth $18.60. A similar calculation with
reference to an ounce of silver dollars
makes it plain that the latter is worth
only one-thirtieth ot the value of an
ounce of gold dollars. In weight the
silver coins are sixteen times heavier,
but in value only one-thirtieth as much.
"When the ratio of 16 to I was estab
lished in 1837 it represented the actual
or nearly the actual value of equal
weights of silver and gold dollars. To
day, as shown, the ratio of value of the
silver dollar and the gold dollar is al
most one-half what it was at that time."
MEXICO is a silver standard country.
There are few of our readers who do not
know the value of a Mexican dollar in
this country. We invite the attention of
our readers to the following extract from
an exchange.
The Mexican silver dollar contains
377 V grains of pure silver. The Ameri
can silver dollar contains 37 grains of
pure silver. Hence the silver in the
Mexican dollar is worth a little more
than that in the American dollar.
The Mexican dollar is worth no more
in Mexico than here. Its value is simply
the market value of the pure silver in it.
Mexico is a silver standard country.
The free coinage fellows want the United
States to drop to the silver standard.
Then our dollar would be worth only its
value as bullion. It would buy a little
less than a Mexican dollar.
The reason our silver dollar buys as
much as a gold dollar now, is that the
government practically redeems them in
gold. That is, the Tre*sury will ex
change greenbacks or Sherman notes for
silver dollars; you can then take the
notes and have them redeemed in gold.
THE whirligig of time brings in some
curious happenings. Who would have
thought a few years ago that David B.
Hill would Ije the champion of president I
Cleveland in a Democratic Convention;
and who would have thought, after
Cleveland had been three times the
Presidential candidate of the Democracy,
a Democratic Convention would refuse
by an overwhelming majority to indorse
his Administration?
A GREAT convention of the millers of
the hast will be held at Williamsport,
Pa., August 19th and 20th, under the
auspices of the Pennsylvania Millers
State Association, when topics of vital
interest to the trade are to be discussed.
A Dynamite Platform.
The newfPopul'stic,'Anarchistic, Demo
cratic platform is full of dynamite. It
throws a bomb against almost every bul
wark of Government and every safeguard
of society.
It assails the Supreme Court of the
United States and practically demands
that it shall be forcibly reconstituted and
overturned in order to reverse its decision
against the constitutionality of the In
come tax.
It demands legislation to destroy the
obligation and sanctity of private con
It insists upon the repudiation of
plighted public faith and the confiscation
of wages and savings by compelling the
acceptance of a 50-cent dollar for 100
It strikes at the foundation of all
monetary security and stability by de
manding not only free silver coinage but
unlimited fiat paper money.
It assails the national banks which are
so interwoven with our whole business
fabric and proposes to annihilate all
national bank currency.
It denounces the assertion of Federal
power for the maintenance of order and
the repression of riot and virtually de
mands a free field for riotous outbreak
and mob rule.
It condemns the exercise of judipial
autnority in restraint of assaults upon
the public peace and upou private prop
erty, and holds that the hands of the
courts should be tied in the face of im
bruted rioters.
No such sweeping and monstrous cru
sade against law, honest}*, private
security and public safety was ever be
fore embodied in a party platform.
SOME people appear to think that the
gold standard is something new in this
country, and that the Republican part},
in declaring itself in fayor of its mainte
nance, is doing something revolutionary.
Such is far from the truth. We have
had the gold standard constantly since
1853. It is impossible to have two stand
ards of money unless the ratio between
them is in exact accord with the market
ratio. The minute one metal is under
valued even to the smallest fraction of a
cent, that minute it ceases to circulate.
It is worth more as bullion, and in con
sequence is not taken to the mint. The
legal ratio by no means fixes the market
ratio, although such a claim is set up by
the advocates of free coinage. All exper
ience, however, proves the contrary,
The only possible way in which a fixed
ratio could be maintained between the
two metals would be by an agreement
between the principal commercial nations
of the earth to make it a legal tender at
a certain ratio. The Republican party
pledges itself to promote snch an agree
The Paris Exposition of 1900.
| Exhibitions have come thick and fast
in the closing years of the nineteenth
century. The more frequent industrial
displays of states, cities and provinces
have been the background which has
served to show up the stately splendor of
the less frequent international fetes—
they are nothing less—such as that at
Paris in 1889, and again at Chicago in
1893. At the close of our late exposi
tion, which was universally admitted to
have been more extensive, complete, and
artistic than any that preceded it, it was
predicted that the limit had been reach
ed, and that nothing on a like scale
would be again attempted.
Yet, as a matter of fact, before the
blackened remains of the Chicago l*air
are well cleared away, it is announced
that the arrangements are complete for
what is to be the most elaborate and
brilliant industrial display of the cen
tury. If any people but the French had
made the promise, those of us who had
the privilege of seeing the proportions
and beauty of the architectural display
at Jackson Park would be prepared to
doubt its fulfillment. There were not
wanting visitors to our exposition who
complained of its size, and suggested
that a smaller display of selected ex
hibits would be more effective and in
telligible. If the Parisians are aiming
to gather a yet larger collection of ex
hibits, there is danger that it will be
come bewildering and oppressive in its
proportions. That the display of archi
tectural and landscape skill in the build
ings and grounds will be of a very high
order goes without saying in a city So
rich in artistic talent as Paris; and yet we
very much doubt if any grouping of
buildings in the Renaissance and later
French styles, however skillfully carried
out, can be made to equal the chaste
beauty and dignified repose of the noble
group which composed the Court of
Honor at Jackson Park,
IT is just as natural that the bankers
should be for sound money as it is that a
good lawyer should be for the laws aud
the constitution, or that a doctor should
favor true medical science in preference
to quackery and should love truth better
than error and superstition. It is natur
al that all men who understand the true
nature and functions of money should be
horrified at the deliberate, willful and
premeditated attempt to debase the coin,
a thing that in all times and under all
circumstances has proven pernicious and
A CRUSADE against hokey-pokey has
been going on in London for some years
past, shocking accounts of the millions
of microbes found in the mixture being
published from time to time. A member
of the health board, however, analyzed
a strawberry ice cream bought of one of
the most fashionable West End caterers
recently, and found that it contained
from eight to fourteen million bacteria to
the cubic centimeter, among them the
bacillus coli, which is a worse record
han that of the Italian street venders.
An Arch Fiend Hanged.
A special from Pikeville, Ky., says:
News reached hare yesterday from Coe
burn, Va., to the effect that Mary Snod
grass was hanged at that place last Fri
day for the murder of her child. The
Snodgrass woman was a disreputable
character and was compelled to leave
this place on that account. She went to
Coeburn where her child was cared for
by negroes until it was about a month
old, when it was turned over to its
mother. She did not want it and tried
to get rid of the child in various ways.
The county judge told her that she would
have to provide for it and she took it to
her home.
One night about midnight some peo
ple living close bv heard the little one
screaming. Black smoke was seen issu
ing from the chimney and the door was
burst in to ascertain the trouble. The
child had been placed in the fire and the
mother was holding it in place in the
flames with a long iron poker. It was
burned almost to ashes. The inhuman
mother was arrested and placed in jail.
The infuriated people wanted to lynch
her but the promise of speedy justice
caused them to allow the law to take its
course. She was tried and convicted of
murder in the first degree.
The parents of the woman live in this
county. She was married to a worthless
man when she was about 16 years old
and soon separated from him. She was
about 28 years old.
Better that the feet slip than the
The Populists.
St. Louis was tVie scene of another
convention, this week, that of the Popu
The number of delegates was liyge, —
over iooo—and they promptly divided
into two factions—i. e. —those who wish
ed to endorse the nomination of Brvau
for President; and those who wished to
nominate a candidate of their own.
These latter were called the "Middle of
the road" people.
The Brvan people controlled the Na
tional committee, and named Senator
Butler of S. Carolina for Temporary
Cha'tnan, Monday, a thing that the
"Middle of the Road" people did not
like, but concluded to stand.
Brvan's friends were working industri
ously but met with determined opposi
tion' from the Southern delegates.
Judge Hiues of Georgia said to one of
Bryan's men.
•You shall not crucify us -upon your
free silver cross," "nor press down upon
our brows a crown of Democratic thorns.
We have fought our way out of the
Democratic party, and we know its cor
ruption, its friends and its political in
Another delegate declared that the
Populists would not permit themselves to
be "crucified between free silver Demo
crats and gold bug Republicans as our
Saviour was crucified between two
Nearly all the hotel orators followed
the example Mr. Bryan set at Chicago.
A Georgian declared that the Popu
lists of his State would not "vcte for the
Savior of mankind on a platform com
posed of the 10 commandments, if the
ticket bore the name of Democrat.'
That night the "Middle of the Road"
men were claiming 290 majority. The
Bryan men said their candidate will have
150 votes to spare. Neither side knew.
At noon, Wednesday, the convention
met in the same hall used by the Repub
licans. Ignatius Donnelly, Gen. Coxey,
Jerry Simpson and Mrs. Lease were
prominent figures in the crowd. Senator
Butler's opening speech was vague; he
took no sides with either faction. The
roll of states was called and the commit
tee on credentials named, and that was
all that was done that day. That night
the "Middle of the Road" people seemed
to have, and claimed the most votes, but
the Bryan people had the Rest leaders
and had an organization.
"We have the organization and the
votes," said Mr. Simpson with emphatic
verbal garnishment that is not proper for
a family paper, "we have the organiza
tion and the votes and we will win. The
Populistic ticket will be Bryan and
THAT decision of Justice Willard, of
the Superior Court, holding to the right
of a defendant who is indicted because of
the act of his employe to testify that he
was not a party to the offense, is, in our
judgment, good sense and good law, but
there is one class of cases in which such
testimony has never bee.i permitted as a
defense. The case in which Justice Wil
lard decided was where liquor was sold
in Butler against the law, by an employe,
and the principal was indicted. He of
fered to prove that he not only did not
know of the offense, but had specially
warned his employe against anything of
the sort. This Justice Williard says
should have been permitted to go to the
jury; and the court below, for refusing
this evidence, was reversed. —Dispatch.
Ireland and Scotland.
JULY Btb, 189 G.
ED. CITIZEN: Perhaps yon 3an find
room for a few lines li< tn the old world
which I first touched al Londonderry, Ire
land, a week ago; ai.d sp6iit two da; »
there, and the greatest object of interest,
was the old walls built in 1600 and still i* l
a very good state of preservation generally
The people from "Dem " to Belfast seem
all tine and heathly though of short stai
nre, and I havn't seen & sallow face in Ire
land in my four days travel in that coun
try. I attended a County Fair at Derrj
and saw specimens of Durham and Acgn •
(Scotland) breeds of cattle, much large:
and liner than anything I had ever Been H'
homo, one cow that would give 20 quart
at a milking, and sheep equally fine an'
gome had wool as closely curled as ai.j
African's hair, and some said to shear froii
12 to 15 pounds of wool.
The horses were not generally as g -0.-»
as I've seen at fairs at homo, but a harp*
jumping exhibition the same day I s •*
some very beautiful animals that leupeii
very gracefully over hedges and stone wall
from 3* to feet high, but the riders gen
erally seemed very imported according to
our standard. It took Buffalo Bill and his
cow boys to show Europeans how to ride.
At the Bank of Ireland in Deny they
willingly took some American gold at par
for their money. I visited the giant s
causeway, 40 miles from Derry, and it is a
yery great natural curiosity, and thence to
Belfast 85 miles, passing through a beauti
ful and lertile country all the way.
The crops were mainly oats, hay, pota
toes and turnips. I saw iioine scare crows
in a potato field and learned that the Irish
crows actually scratch out and eat pota
toes. In a framed bill of fare at D. station
I counted 19 different kinds of drinks for
sale including cyder, and 4 different kinds
of tobacco and 4 kinds of food.
The lack ot closet conveniences in the
cars in this country is simply barbarious
and brutal, but the street cars are a great
improvement on ours, having seats on the
top, and a neat Utile stairs at each end so
one can take a deck or cabin passage at
will at the same price and can ride a long
way for a penny. I spent a day at Belfast
of 300,000 population, and a very fine busi
ness city where I'm told no one needs
want for ©mploy ment. 'J to© shop® of the
White Star line are built there. I lound
Robinson's Tempeianco Hotel on Donegal
Sc, a very pleasant place to stop. Leaving
there at 8 p m. by steamer, I reached
Glasgow, Scotland, of 700,000 population,
at 7 next morning, aud proceeded to visit
Mc.Alpine St., of that city, which however
is cot a very beautiful of pleasant avenue.
The Clyde with its immense ship yards
and nnmerous great iron and steel foun
dries in process ol construction is a very
interesting scene.
Dumbarton, the home of my grand lath
er, who left here before the Revolutionary
war, is a sunny Scotch city of 17,000 and
famous for its rock 2,400 feet high with Its
old castle on tue top where the sword of
Wallace has always been kept till 3 years
ago it was removed to his monument at
Sterling 30 miles from here.
Monday I visited the city of Ayr, and
the cottage where Burns was born and
lived, and will not attempt to describe the
many sacred relics still perserved, but saw
in a glass case where a part ol the M. S. of
Tam 0 hhanter is kept and bis brass can
dlestick and punch ladle, also a small
clipping trorn a newspaper with *he follow
ing tribute to Burns:
"Though Scotlaud boasts a thousand
Of Patriot, King and Peer;
TH9 noblest, grandest of them all
Was loved and cradled here.
'Tis but a eot roofed in with straw,
A hovel made of clay,
One door shuts out the sun and storm,
One window greets the day;
And yet I stand within this room
And t old all thrones in scorn,
For here beneath this lowly thatch
Love's sweetest bard was born.
Within this humble hut I feel
Like one who clasps a shrine,
When the glad lips at last have touched,
The something seemed divine,
And here the world through all tho years
As long as day returns,
The tributo of its love and tears
Shall pay to Kobert Burns."
"An American"
I asked the woman in attendance the
name of the author, and was much aston
ished when she answered. "Col. Robert
I visited today, 7th, Loch Lomond, con
>iuered one of the most beautiful lakes in
the Highlands; and 12 miles trom where
we took tho little steamer and half way
to the end of the Loch I landed at th? foot
of Hen Lomond, the highest mountain but
one, Ben Nevis, in the Highlands, aud in
company with a brawny Scotchman, some
years yonnger thaD ui7»elf (but who gave
out several times before we reached the
summit and only continued on my urgent
solicitation) we tinially reached ttie high
est, point, 5 miles from our starting place
in 34 hours, and tired, don't scarcely ex
i press our condition, »nd at that time a
dense cloud which extended far below us
completely extinguished us, but a short
time before we had a yiew of vast extent
and of surpassing beauty and grandeur
which can only be realized by those who
have seen it from where we stood. Tt re
called thw glories of Alaska.
I go from hero to .Edinburgh and
thence to London, and sail from Liverpool
to Quebec, and houie via Toronto and Buf
Youra very truly,
V. McAlmke.
Von may be pleased or sorry to hear that:
The harvest's)? is rather backward on
acconnt of the rain, and the contrast be
tween this year and last is very not'.cab.e,
Bnrry, Blinn £ Heyl hare started oat
with their new low down MasstloD thrash
er. and will be kept busy till the snow Hies.
Morrow and Hueter hare purchased a
new hydraulic cider press, and will soon
be ready to accommodate the community.
The boys arc Xo 1 youuji fellows, and will
no doubt, get all they can do.
Miss Maegie Albert has returned from a
pleasant visit to relatives in Franklin, and
thinks that it is a lorely little city. You
are right
Frank Critchlow's new house is assuming
a presentable shape, and when done, will
be the best house in town, although it is
too close to ihe street to show off well.
The young folks enjoyed a croquet so«:al
at the home of J. C. Koliy, one evening
last week, and Misses Lida and Blanche
made the evening very pleasant for their
young acq nairtances.
Bert Critchlow is assisting Park Hays of
Mile Kun, to harvest, and we know Park
couldn't £.et a better hand anywhere than
The families of M. T. McCandless and
H. W. Langherst spent the Fourth with
the famllj of Lewis Albert, and report a
splendid time.
Samuel C. Graham died, SUurday, July
18, of a complication of diseases, and was
interred in the U. P. yard the following
Monday. -He was a mwrnber of the Pres
byterian church, of John Randolph Post
G. A. K , and of the Jr. O. U. A. M. Rev.
McClelland, assisted by Rev. Shnmaker
preached the funeral sermon. The widow
has the sympathy of the community over
the loss of her kind and indulgent husband.
Miss flattie Boehui has returned from a
two week's visit to the family of Frank
Knox, Warren, Ohio, llattie was glad to
get home to assist her mother, and her
sweet soprano is again noticable in the
Lutheran choir.
The borough, school and county tax
duplicates have been placed in Collector
Newman's hands for collection, and hopes
all will make prompt payment. tfThat
with collecting taxes, and what with nurs
ing the lumbago, and what with harvest
ing, Charlie is kept very busy.
Milleman <fc Weigle recently put slate
roofs on for Robert Thompson of Clay twp,
and for Peter Wallace and Vance McCly
monds of Muddycreek twp. People who
put on slate roofs are very sensible indeed.
John Weigle and wife recently made a
business trip to Butler, aud took time to
call on Orville Kenshaw, who, we are glad
to hear, H recsvering from tha recent am
Misses Maud and Bertha Heyl have re
turned from a very pleasant visit to their
aunt, iliss Agnes Carnahan of Pittsbug.
While the Kickapoos were here, many
laughable things took place. Henry Lep-
proved to be the champion pie eater,
Perry Crutty the bun-eater, Moss Koxberry
the shoe-tier, Mary Cooper the nail driver,
Emma Gallagher the prettiest girl, and
Yes Shoal and Willis Pyle the we can't
say it boys.
Miss Jennie Koxberry is now engaged in
dress making, and orders left with her will
receive prompt and satisfactory attention.
Elvin Pyle and Lida Lepley were recent
ly elected"teacheri of our schools for the
coming winter.
Harry Pennington ot Beaver Fa l Is, was
the guest of his mother-iu-law, Mrs. Mar
shall, not long since.
Wm Scott has purchased a fine uew
surry for his family, and we think William
has the same right to put on a few airs
low as anybody else. Good idea, Billie.
Well, Jennie, it anyone inquires why
Belle felt so bad, last week, you just take
the time to tell.
Mrs. Lucinda Oritchlow and daughter
Mrj. W. E. Cooper, have re'urned from a
week's visit to Mrs. Critchlow's sister
Mrs. Joseph Flick and family of St Joe.
Warren, Bert and John kept house in good
style during tho folk's visit.
Hurrah for McKtuley, Hobart, Protec
tion and Sound Money, as against Bryan,
Sewall, Free Trade, Free Silver, Debased
Currency, High Prices, Something-for
Xothing, Populism, Socialism, Sectional
ism, Altgeldism, Tillmanism, and all the
i tber un Americanisms you can think of.
Lewis Bolton, Jr. of Centerville, was
hire one day last week, sailing Secretary
Forrester some school supplies.
Mrs, Jones, nee Ella Forrester, and fam
ily of Oklahoma, spest two weeks visiting
relatives hereabouts, and will extend the
visit to Delaware friends before returning
Howard Dodds, who went to join the
regu'ur army last spring, is now night
watchman in the Uramercy Hotel, Coney
Island, the famous summer resort. If yon
visit Coney Island this summer, don't fail
to bat t up Howard.
Mi-s Dottie Richardson has goneto New
Y"> « City to accept a position of stenogra
pher f>r some iron firm.
Mrs. 3avier and son or New Brighton are
the gueste of Mrs. Savior's sisters, Mrs. H.
A. Kelly and Mrs. J. L. Henehaw
Miss s Belle and Flora Forrester gave
their voung acquaintances a lawn fete
some ume ago, and the ladies had every
thing arranged nicely for their guests.
The Flick team and the Oak Point stu
dents jiiayod a game of base ball oil last
Saturday. Score 17 to 19 in favor of the
Flick's' Bert Ciiner the amateur pitcher
cnrv>-d the ball.
John Parks and Bert Criner are the re
cipients of new buggies.
Denny McCall is confined to his bed with
what is supposed to be typhoid fever.
Martin Monks was badly hurt on last
Saturday by being struck on the side of the
head with the crank of a band-wheel, on
the Trimble farm
Patrick Porter of Milleis Mill, 5 miles
south east of this place, was killed last
week by being kicked on the stomach by a
Ira Mowery is spending these warm days
in the harvest field for J. X. Fulton. Ira
is not afraid to face the music.
Little Eddie SVesterman has got oi to a
fly machine. It is made of corkwood and
other diiferent materials. The object is to
put a fly on a pin in the machine and that
fly attracts all the rest of the flies.
Wm. Sefton of this place killed t, snake
one day last week, which.measured over 4
leet long. It is said to be a moccasin by
an expert
Frank Thomas has recovered from the
effects of rheumatism, and is üblu to be
R. J. Anderson is going to have a well
drilled for oil or ga» on his farm.
Xeariy all our society ladies attended the
base ball game last Saturday, at Flick.
S. F. Johnston is pumpi lg tor Monks i
Engle on the Jack tarm
Gust Allen of Bakerstowu was the guest
of his brother John Allen, la ;t Sunday.
"We hear that Charles Fair has gone to
Buttercup to dress tools.
Miss Ella Kcams of Tareutum is the
guest of Miss Ester Thompson.
Ridley Parks ot Brady Bead, was the
guest of W. P. Criner .u S itarday evening.
He looks hale and hearty.
Absolutely Pure. 1
A cream ot tartar baKing powder. High
est of all iu leavening strength.— Latent
lin ted States Government Food Report.
fIOVAI, BAKtMO;POWDKK 00,.'.1<K Wall St.. N. V
Subscrlbo for the CITIZEN.
ARTHUR Sew ALL, the Democratic can- |
didate for Vice-President, is a rich ship- j
builder living at Bath, Me. He is de- j
scribed as almost the antithesis of Mr. ■
Bryan, his leader, heing decidedly aus- i
tere and unapproachable. He is a rail- (
road magnate, bank president and capi
talist, and those who know him are said
to be at a loss to understand how either
his tastes or his beliefs can Vjibe" with
his present position as a candidate stand
ing on the Populistic Democratic plat
Mrs. A. W. Christy and daughters, Mabel
and Rosetta, Mrs. Corinne Pearson and
Miss Kittie Christley visited at C. A.
Christley's. last Thursday.
A number from Mipperyrock attended
the Pipe Line picnic at Couneaut last
W. J. Offutt <>f Plain Grove, was in town
on Tuesday, delivering blackberries.
Farmers are about through putting up
hay and the oats will soon be ready to cut.
Ernest Nelson was in Mercer county a
couple of days this week.
Porter Williams and sifter, Sarah, were
in town one day last week.
Misses Isaminger and Schwall are ihe
possessors of new bicycles which they can
use quite skillfully.
Frank Bingham's new residence is being
erected rapidly.
Peter P.arty bought the fruit strro of J.
Cornelia and now has a fruit stand in the
post office.
The annex to the ladies dormitory is be
ing rebuilt a', a distance ot about 23 feet
from the Hall to insure better protection
from fire.
A new bell will soon be purchased to re
place the one destroyed when the Chapel
building burned.
Prof. Ricketts aud family will spend
part of their vacation in Lawrence comty,
going there next week.
Rev. AY. M. MoClure, by permission
from his congregation will take the month
of August for his annual vacation, so dur
ing next month his three branches. Fair
view, Petrolia and Bruin, respectively will
be without a pautor.
Vm. Flemming of Oil City visited his
father-in-law, M. S. Ray, ever Sunday and
returned to Oil City, Monday.
Rig builders, carpenters and everyone
who can chop, or hew, are busy building
rigs on the Rankin, Johnson. Campbell,
and the Daubenspeck farms, where tha oil
producers are very much encouraged to go
Hugh Young is looking for a horse trade.
He has a large draft horse that he wants
to exchange lor a lighter one for his buggy
The landlord, and all the occupants of
th« Hotel Adams, have gone off to a sum
mer resort.
McClures have the foundation timbers
of their new house laid, and they are tear
ing down the 3d of the three old houses
that stood on the plot of ground where
they are building.
John Bice put a new roof on his carpen
ter shop. It was a case of must, for he
seems to have many engagements at car
pentering, rig building etc.
Wm. J. Elenberger and wife, two retir
ed old people here, have gone to visit soma
of their children, who are located else
where in business.
Think what a long train of diseases arise Irom
Impure blood. Theu keep the blood pure with
The One True Blood Purifier. All druggists. sl.
Hood's Pills are always reliable. 25 cents.
* Don't * Hesitate*
Say what you want to say, and
know the result. If you are un
certain about the answer it will
then be off your mind. If you
are uncertain about your clothes
come to us and get a suit that
will wear better, look better and
give more general satisfaction than
any other. We know what we
are talking about.
The Time is at Hand. There
will never be a more favorable op
portunity. Press your suit now.
It may be your trousers will be
crumpled at the knees, but Cooper
can fix that all right. It may be
your suit is not in as good shape
as you desire. You will find that
Cooper's suits always give satis
It's Time to be Going: Make
up your mind and go at once to
Cooper and have him make you a
suit of clothes that fits perfectly.
You will then have more ease and
when you come to a moment
when you ought to say the right
thing it will be more likely to
come than if you are cramped into
an ill-fitting suit of clothes. Call
at once and be convinced.
Cor. Diamond, Butler, Pa
All wall paper at 50c to SI.OO
grade, at 40c per double bolt.
Any wall paper from 25 to 50c
grade, at 20c per double bolt.
Anything under 25c grade, at
ioc per double bolt.
20 per cent off all china.
off fancy goods,
Near P. O. 241 S. Main St
C. F. L. McQuistion.
Civil bkoinbkr and.survkyob.
Office near Court House Butler Pa.
SMITH —At IM- home in Winfield twp
July 20, 1890 son of Cha-. Smith
HARBISON —At hi* home iQ IV nn twp,
July 11, Oswe'l li. lUrbmson, wn
of K H. Harbison, aited 17 years.
NICKIE—At he. home iu Millt-r.-town,
July 15,1596, Edith Nickle. aged 8 years.
MH? Edith's death was caused by appen
dicitis. An operation was performed but
too iate to save her lile.
GRAHAM— At h : s home In Prospect, July
18, 1896, Samuel Graham.
IMBKIE—At her home in Harrisville,
July, 22. 130«'>, Edith, daughter of Kev.
J. J. Itrybrie, aged about 20 years.
G. H. Faubel, lather of Harry Faubel of
Butler, died at his home in Wheeling, last
Geo. C. Wesner, who buiit the Bear
Creek furnace years ago, died at his home
in Parker on the 12th.
Robert Cadenhead, formerly of Butler,
died at his home in East End. Pittsburg
Sunday. He was in his 82d year.
Ex-Gov. Russell ol Massachusetts who
was one of the prominent figures at the
Chicago convention, was found dead in his
tent, last Thursday morning. He and
some other men were camping out ia
Canada. He was but 39 years ot age.
Professional Cards.
Office at No. 45. s. Mutn strtft. <"»cr Cll
i-harmacy.Butter. Pa
J. J. DONALDSON, Dentist.
Butler, Penn'a.
Artiilcial Teeth Inserted on the latest tm
jroveil plan. Gold Pilling a specially. OCTce
..ret »chin'.'«Clot.l!tnc S'oro.
Main St.
Naeethetics Administered.
Physician and Surgeon.
200 West Cunningham ft.
IST E. Wayne St.. office hours.,lo.ti.fJ M.'in
tl 3 P. M.
Physician and Surgeou.
Eye, car, nose and throat a specialty
132 and 13* S. Ms in Street.
Ralston building.
Homceopathic Physician and
Oll'ce 236 S. Main St.. opp. P. O.
Residence 315 N. McKean St.
Painless extraction—Xo Gas —Crown
and bridge work a specialty.
Office —In Gilkey building oppcsiteP. 0.
New Trousnan t>nuoiny, Mutler. Pa.
Ofllce cn North Diamond Street, opposite the
Court Uouse—Lower Floor.
Gold Filling Painless Extraction of Teeth
ud Artificial reetli without Plates a specialty
Utojs Oxide or Vitalized Air or Loca".
nasstuetles js*d.
omce over Miller's Orooery east, olLowry
londa, . aud Thursdays
Dr. W. P. Mcllroy, dentist, former!y
known as the "Peerless Painless Extractor
of Teeth," witihes to announce the fact
that he has recently fitted up ollices at 111
E. Jefferson St.. Butler, Pa. He will do
den tial operations of all kinds by he lat
est dbvices and up-to-date methods. Prices
reasonable and work guaranteed good as
the best.
Ofilr.e In room 8.. Armory Building Butler
Office at No. 104 East Diamond »f.
'.nee—Between Postoftlce and Diamond, Butler
Z ffloe at No. 8. South Diamond. Butler. Pa.
.tt'y at Law-Office on Sou'h side of Diamond
nutler. Pa.
Office with Newton Black, Esq.
South Diamond, Butler, Pa.
Koom J— Armory Building.
/> tioruey-at-!a*. Office In Mltchell.butldln.
Butler Pa.
R. L. Kirkpatrick, Optician and Jeweler
Next to Court House Bu'ler, Pa.
Graduate La l'ort Ilarological Institute
L. o- VT IOK
Rough anf' Worked Lumber
Doors, Sash, Blinds, Mouldings,
Shingles and Lath
Always In Stock.
Office opposite P. &iW. Depot,
Wesijrn "ernaylvmr-ia Dwiaan.
Schedule in Hffeal U-at >j» .
South, W»iH n,• —.
v n . ■ a. * a. r it.
i CTI.KH Leavet, JS •-3 u »iS
'AXoiiburw. . Arrive C M »si lit* •10 i>!
■IHIHW iluli Itt »is 'I •; I H I
Duller Jet ..Leave *3# m un I- k;
Natrona . . Arrive 73s -is s •«- *y-
Tarentum T45 »0i ij? ; K (•
sprtngdale 7AS ali ad .... i
t'larcinunl SOT »}5 12 U 4 X «jr
Sh&rpstMrg ill t> .<t 10l 4.j •J*
Allegheny city *£> » a 114 4.- t ii.
A. m t. * r. m 1 * r. a.
SI.SDAV TWAINS - ;..-avc luriei l«r Atle
fc,lu uv City and principal U.f••na«-Matw :
7:4# A. M„ 2:Jo and SOOl' M
North. Wr,-* Day* • 1
A. k. A. «. 4. r.'V. t. u
Allegheny City..Lv. 71*> u j 114 ji» st
SUarps&urg 7lt sf J 11 »7. ... j
< lareniont »*» 11 ii .... .
Springdale Jso !l si t;
Tarentum 732 9Mi u 1«u 4
Natrona 737 »«3 W U I M «11
HutierJc't Ar DM lit) >4» «K)
BatterJcft Lv 1 « M» w.ft sja •*>
Siixonburg Sto 101, •**
ricrixu. Ar. *33 1"* T 2fc 4t* T (.0
A. m. A. m r. ». r. m. r ».
SUNDAY TKAINS—Le»r A.tejlr ny (\pr (y
Butler ami principal IntermrCJaW 7"*
A. M., l.'iio and 7:15 I'. M.
Week Days For the K«t .We»k I>«yi.
p. m. a. m. t ra. p. ui.
245 G25 Lv BlTLl*...ir
335 727 Ar Butler Jv't LT S< Hi IS *•
340 745 Uv liuUer J«'t Ar V*o W«iJ4
340 74U Ar Freeport.. Lr 911 11 so
350 7M - Jc't " M'* 1? '*
400 804 " beech burg.. " 930 lJlf
il9 821 '•l"aultt.n(Apallo'' 1.05 1J 15
445 Ssl " Saltsbvg " oil fi »»'
518 922 '• Blairsi'ille..* 03 11 #0
. r > 27 930 "Blairsville las'n"7 4o lt 15
550 1135 * A'.t00na..,.3 40 i&0
100 310 " L'srrisbu - ?..."11 65 310
430 623 " Philadelphia. '8 5* 11
a. ti\ p. m. p. ». it m.
Through trains for tbe east leave FitU
bnrg (Union Station) n« fo'lov*: —
Atlantic Lxprenf, daily 3 A. If.
Pennsylvania Limited " 715 "
Day Express, " .....f 30 "
Main Liae Express 8 W "
Philadelphia Express " 4 30 P. V.
Eastern Express " .....7 05 "
Past Line " ,;...8 10 "
detailed infonnatron, a-Klrw
B. Watt, Pass. Agt. Westorn DUiriat, cur
Filth Ave. r.nd Smithlield St., Flttabiwg,
S. If. PKEVOST, i. K.
Ge.i'jra! Manager. Gjl'l Paiwr- A
Railway. Allegkcay Sk®rt
Line, bchedule In effect, Wy in,
UutlerTlme, Papar*. ArriTe
Allegheny Accommodatien «bu» » a? Ana
Allegheny Flyer • II aia !• to am
Akron Mail 8 is am 7 3i> pm
New Castle Aecouio 8 l» B.2»>am
Allegheny Accomo -;o #»aiu u japm
Allentieny Express 1 ii it**- 4 5J pm
1 hlcasjo Express * .» fa.USt ftn
Allegheny Mall « v'> tin 7 !* pra
KUwood Aecomo ti W pui 7 so |>ro
CMcago Express » 03 pa. » ii aia;
AllrgUeny Express * 0« »ifl
Kane and Ilradford Mail ... luce a® » £3 pai
Clarion AO l . >lllO i L pm 9 M a«n
Foxburg Aa'oinu t 35 »la i #5
I)eForest Jet. ACCOBIO * t» aru 7 :# pa
Allegheny Aecomo ;« 00 am
Chicago Express S SJ pia 4 iS pm
Allegheny Accomo * fc> pm -4 npm
Train arriving at at 5."6 p m leavsa B<* O ae
pot, I'ltlsburg. at 3:15 o'eioclt.
ltutler and Ureonville Coach will l«ar* Alle
gheny at 3r20 p. in, daily except Son.lay. lU
necilng at Wulowgrove, arriving a' Untie* at
Pullman Kuffet Sleep'nc Cara aid flrst-cla--<
'lay Coaches run through between timer fit
Chicago dailv.
For thresh tlcketa to points in the Weal
Northwest or Southwest apply to
A. B. CKOIX'H, Ajjeirt
Eu tier. Pa.
Trains leave the B. A' (>. depot In I'lttburg
.or the East as follows.'
For Washington D C., Baltimore, Philadel
phia. and Now York, 7 :30 and V p. m
Cumberland, 6:lu, 7 :3U,a.m. 1 :10, J>. m.Con-
Qelavllie. 7:34>. a. m. 1.10. 4.30, 4,;:., ".<O, J.!O
u. m. L'niontown. T.ao a. m., 1.10. 1.30. s.so p. m.
Cntontown, Morga rtow-E and Fairmont, tjio, a,
ro. and s,wp. m, Mt.Ple.isant «.«<•. T. 34 a. ru.
.toand 1.30 pm. Washington. Pa., ..40 and
30 a. in., 4.0u,4.48 and ».IK\ lt.yi p. m. Wheel
pg. 7.40. and 9.30 a. m.. and 4.00. 9.00. 11.p,
... Cincinnati, St. :x>ul3. I'olumbils and Ntw
arW, 7.40 a. in., 9.10, 11.55 p.m.
For Chicago, 2.40 anil 9. 50 p. m.
Parlor and sleeping cars to Baltimore
Ingtoo, (Inctunatl and Ghlcatro.
H. 0 DU.NKLK, Gen. Supt. Allegheny, Pa
0. W. BASSRTT, A G. P A . Allegheny, Pa.
K. P. REYNOLDS, Supt.. Foxburg, Fa.
TIME TABLE—In ell'ect Monday, June
28, 189 G. Trains are run by StandardX'en
tral Time (90th Meridian).
(Soino NORTH. GomMotl
Ml 14 Jl2 STATIONS »jll I 13
p.aa'pm . p.m. Arr Lv 'ea.m. 'a.m. <r >.ra.
... i 324 1 Dunkirk 6 Mil 1 4
j ja. lid.
7 on' 1 42 9 4* Ilrle fi in 8 36 3 i
6 ss 1 a 1 9 15 . Wallace Junot. t 4.. 9 1.1 4 1
6 2u 1 04 9 11 Glrai'd 6 50j f IS 4 1
6 09 12 fl 859 Lockport. ... 7 Oij 9 '.'9 4 2
t; 02ji2 ic; 851 .CranesvUie. • T OS. 9 4ji
4 13! 110 2i,ar.C(>iweaut lv i 7 40j a p'
lpl 1 7 40 lv :tr ....|lo 2-' l G t
55712 44 845 ar.. ~\ii ion... .!«• . 11; i' 41, 4:e
5 4') 12 8 3ii . Sliadeland... 723
54012 30 S2B ... spriiigboro... 727 9,. r ,(;. 45\
6 3a 12 24 8 so . .Conneautvilla.. 7 .iijiu oa 1 5 o !
5 «<|t2 Of 8 00 ... Mea'v'le Jet... 8 00|10 25| S *>
4 57.12 1H iTotar. Kxpo.Park. lv 8 07 10 IV 4 a 7
4 57 10 15 7 o4 lv ar 8 07 1
4 5« 10 02! 7 20ilv .Coun't|Lake 10 02 4 4
. . 'l4 22 8 loiar ar 8 K 10 SO fc s
4 20 .) x> «45 v..Maadviiie..l~ 9 al 42
.... jl2 47j 8 42lar at 84211 25 Gl.
NoJll r>l 7 42 . . Hartstown..* No 111039 S3 •*
.... 11 46 7 37 .. .Adarasvlile 10-4» 5 4
....'II 38 7 27 Osgood 'lO 54|55
p. 25 11 3o 7 1". ....Grcrnville... c 30ill O.'l ti oo
0 is.it -'0 7 05 4 , ''1l » « 2«
c 00U0 »r: 6 45 .... Frcdonla. . 7 0:4.11 44 60,
5 11 10 43 6 2") Mercer 7 22' is 04 7 i;
5 30(10 291 ti 10 t'ardoe 7 3«j12 22! T i
5 19110 20 G 00 ... Un.ve city. .. 7 47|t2 3.T 7 ..
5 tx. 10 081 5 48 . . Harrlsvllle.... 758 12 46 T 3
4 s»|io ooj 5 lo . .Branctuou.... s o«;!'2 54 , 7 4
5 00 ... .18 il iv .Hraoctiton.ar 7 10112 10
5 4... .... ■» 85 ar...llllllard .M 6 2>jll lii
4 53| 9 s»| 5 35 -v.. . - 7 40
4 391 942 5 21 Kuclld 8 23 1 12 8
4 l"l 9 151 450 .... Butler 8 30; 1 42| t32
2 20 7 20 Allegheny, P&vfil w : 3 At ....
2 15 a in PIU-sburt;, HJCi>. p. tn p. m .
N'ote.— Train No. 1 starts froro Kiposi
tion Park at 5:4j a hi. Mj'nday* ?nly. So.
2 runs to Exposition Park Saturdays oaly.
Trains 15 and 16 will run Sauday only
between Bntfer and Expont-ioii Park.mak
ing all stops Lv Butler at 7«80 a.m. R«-
turning leave Exposition Park 0 p.m.
J. T. BLAIK. General Manser, Green*lt>, ra
W.G. SARGKANT, G. P. A., lieaavii#. Pa
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Alua.nv, N. Y.
1 anfl Hea! Estate
a EAST jefferuon ST.
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Parlor Suites, .
8| Old Price 565.
jJJ3<Piece Parlor Suite. . • SCO^
Old Price $35. |g
SA Curly Birch CALAIS
Bed Room Suite Costs,
The Old Price was SIOO.
Mahogany Finished
§j Bed Room Suite Costs,
ylH} The Old Price was SIOO.OO.
*|JA Mahogany Finished
Bed Room Suite Costs < 18 '
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S\ en thing in firet-ciPb ttjie.
M H BROOKS, Clerk.
I have a Heave Cure that will euro ar.y
case of heaves 111 horses in forty days. I
naed according to directions. and if it does
not do wnat I claim for it, I will re'und
the amount paid and no charges will bo
made for the treatment. The following
estimonials are the strongest prooi of the
e liejiea power to care:
Butler, Pa., 1893.
On the 2nd day of April, 1802, I com
. menced to aso your now cure for one cl
n.y torses that had the heaves very bad,
and continued to use rhe medicino for
aboat forty days and the horse did not
show any signs of a retuin of them. It is
00 *• about a year since 1 quit givin tie
medicino and the horse lins never showed
any signs of heaves, and I feel stitlhd
that he is properly cured
, Butler. Pa., April 3, IS'<3
I hivti used your Heave Cure and found
it wll do the work il used aci-( rdng to di
rections. Yours truly,
.1. B. iIcMILLIK.
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