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Republican Meetings.
At Millerstown, Wednesday 9th inst.
Mayor Brown, of New Castle and others.
At Troutman, Friday evening the nth
Col. Thompson and J. M. Painter.
At Renfrew, Friday the nth., speakers
not yet selected.
Meeting of the Lincoln League.
Sept. 1, 1896, the League met and was
called to order by Newton Black, Esq.,
who in a happy introductory speech pre
sented Colonel John M. Thompson.
Moved by Levi M. Wise that this
League tender a vote of thanks to Col.
Thompson tor his valuable speech.
Seconded by John H. Negley, adopted.
Resolutions offered by J. H. Negley,
Resolution that the Republican papers
print the resolutions.
W. C. Thompson, Levi M. Wise and
A. B. C. McFarland, elected as delegates
to the Erie Convention.
Ira Mcjunkin, A. T. Scott and James
M. Galbreath were elected alternates.
Moved and seconded, that Gen. W. A.
Clark be elected an Honorary member of
the League. Carried unanimously.
The General made a speech in which
he thanked the League for the Honor
and said he was glad to be a member of
any Republican club, Moved and
seconded, adjourned.
1 That we firmly adhere to the great
Republican principle of protection to our
home industries, and hold it to be the
highest duty of our National Govern
ment to impose protective tariff rates up
on all imported articles of foreign growth
or make that come in competition with
articles of home growth or make.
2 That to the departure from this just
and patriotic principle by the present
Democratic National Administration can
be traced whatever is wrong or wanting
at present in the activity of business or
in the prosperity of our people. The re-
destroyed some of our industries, notably
our wool growing industry, but has de
stroyed confidence and checked enter
prise in business, made the balance of
trade against us and caused the conse
quent flow of our money to foreign coun
tries to pay for said balance.
3 That the free trade or 'tariff for
revenue only" policy of the Democrats
has oroven sucn a failare to them in pro
viding sufficient revenue, and compelling
them m time of peace to borrow money
to carry on the Government, that they
now seek to escape from the results of
free trade by the substitution of another
issue called free coinage of silver. That
in this as in almost all the other acts tfnd
doings of the present administration,
they have shown their unfitness to run
the Government and the people should
and will retire them from office in Nov
ember next.
4 That the Republican party stands
now as ever for sound money and enough
of it to meet all the wants of the people,
and we believe with Major McKinley
that the best way to procure and main
tain it is to. open the mills of our country
to the labor of our own people rather
than to open the mints of our country to
the free and unlimited coinage of the
sliver of the world. That we see no pre
sent benefit that would accrue to any of
our people from the free coinage of sil
ver except to those who are' the owners
of silver mines.
5 That in William McKinley, our
nominee for the next Presidency, we
have a candidate and a man in whom all
can place the fullest confidence, a states
man of experience and one who in all his
public life has a record clean, without a
single stain, and whose private life is so
pure and blameless as to entitle him to
the respect and admiration of all good
citizens. To promote his election we
here pledge our most active and earnest
efforts from now until the closing of the
polls in November, firmly believing that
in his success confidence in business en
terprise will be restored and the prosperi
ty of all the people lie promoted.
6 That the candidacy of W. J. Bryan,
the nominee of one wing of the Demo
cratic party and of all the Populistic.
Communistic and dangerous elements of
society, should be resisted by ail citizens
having the peace, good order and stabili
ty of our Government at heart, and we
welcome to our support in this campaign
all of other prrties who deem it their
d uty to oppose such elements and such
The conferees of Messrs Ritter and
Meredith, met in Freeport, Monday; ac
complished nothing, and adjourned to
meet at same place on Tuesday the 22d
Mr. Ritter was represented by Sheriff
Campbell, Jas. M. Galbreath and A. T.
Scott. Mr. Meredith was represented by
Ross Reynolds and Rush Fullerton of
Kittanning, and Mr. Hill of Freeport.
Quite a number of Butler men went
down with Ritter, but nobody was there
with Meredith excepting his conferees.
Ross Reynolds acted as chairman of
the meeting, and Rush Fullerton and A.
T. Scctt as secretaries. The sentiment
of Freeport seems to be strongly anti-
Mereditli, and yet Meredith would not
agree to meeting in either Butler or Kit
A NEW YORK broker makes this point
with reference to cheap money. He says:
"The cheapest money in the world is in
the strongest gold country—viz, Eng
land. The dearest money in the world is
in the si'ver countries. For example,
money in London to-daj is 2 per cent,
per annum, while money in Mexico,
China, Spain, India, and in fact iu ai
silver countries in the world, commands
a loaning value of from 13 per cent, up
ward. In the other gold countries of
Europe, while money is not so low as in
England, the rate varies from 3to 5 per
cent, to the borrower. 1 may cite as a
good example of the two currencies two
States adjoining one another is South
America—one, British Guiana, a gold
country, with money at 4 to 6 per cent,
per annum; the other, Venezuela, with
like soil and climatic conditions, a silver
country, where interest rules at 10 to 12
per ceut. per annum."
AX Kittanuiug, last week, E. E. Rob
bins, of Greensburg, was made the Re
publican Congressional nominee of the
Armstrong, Westmorland district,
Continued from first page. -4
dlstribtttM direct to through
lawful disbursement# uf the government.
Thus In addition to tho free coinage of
tho world's silver, we are asked to enter
upon an cm of u&UuJted Irredeemable
payor curreuti- The question which was
fought out from 1865 to 1879 Is thus to be ,
reopened, with all its uncertainties and
cheap money experiments of every con
ceivable form foisted upon us. This indi- i
cntes a most startling reactionary policy, j
strangely at variance with every require
ment of sound finance; but the
tion shows the spirit and purpose of those
Who by combined action are contending
for tho oontral of the government. Not
satisfied with the dfliasemeut or our coin
which would Inevitably follow the five
coinage of silver at 16 te 1, they would
stUl further degrade our currency and
threaten to'the public honor by the un
limited issue of an irredemable paper cur
rency. A graver menace to our financial
standing and credit could hardly be con
ceived. every patriotic citizen should be
aroused to promptly meet and effectually
defeat it.
In the Highest Degree Reprehensible.
It is a cause for painful regret and solic
itude that an effort is being mado by those
high in the counsels of tho allied parties
to divldo tho people of this country Into
and create distinctions among us,
which in fact do not exist and are repug
nant to our form of government. These
appeals to passion and prejudice are be
neath the spirit and intelligence of a free
people, and should be met with stern re
buke by those they are sought to influence
and I believe they will be. Every attempt
to army class against class, "tho classes
against the masses." soctlon against sec
tion, labor against capital, ' tho poor
against tho rich," or Interest against in
terests in the United States, Is in the high
pat deirw reprehensible. It is opposed to
the national instinct and interest and
should bo resisted by even,- citizen. \\ e
are not a nation of classes, but of sturdy,
free, independent and honorable people,
despising the demagogue and never capi
tulating to dishonor. This ever recurring
effort endangers popular government and
is a menaco to our liberties. It Is not a
now campaign device or party appeal. It
is as old as government among men, but
was never more untimely and unfortunate
than now. Washington warned us against
it and Webster said in tho senate, in
words which I foel are singularly appro
priate at this time: "I admonish the
people against tho object of outcries lika
these. I admonish every industrious
laborer of this country to bo on his guard
against such delusion. I tell him the at
tempt is to play his passion against
his interest, and to prevail on him, in the
name of liberty, to destroy aU the fruits
of liberty."
Protection of Supreme Importance.
Another issue of supremo Importance Is
that of protection. The peril of free silver
is a menace to be feared; wo are already
experiencing tho effect Of partial freo
trade. Tho one must bo averted; tho
other corrected. The Republican party u
wedded to the doctrine of protection and
was never more earnest in its support and
advocacy than now. _ If argument were
needed to strengthen its devotion to 'the
American system" or Increase the hold of
that system upon the party and people, it
is found in the lesson and experience of
the past throe years. Men realize in their
own daily lives what before was to many
of them only report, lii6tory or tradition.
They have had a trial of both systems and
fcnow what each has doire for them.
Demanded by the Public Kzlgencles.
Washington, in his farewell address,
Bept. 17, 1796, a hundred years ago, said:
"As a very important sourco of strength
and seourity, cherish public credit. One
method of preserving it Is to use it as
sparingly as possible; avoiding tho accu
mulation of debt, not only by shunning
occasions of expense, but by vigorous ex
ertions in time of peace to discharge tho
debts which unavoidable wars may have
occasioned, not Ungenerously throwing
upon posterity tho burden which we our
selves ought to boar." To facilitate the
enforcement of fjie maxims which he an
nounced he declared: "It is essential
that you should practically be«r in mind
that towards the payment of debts thero
must be revenue; that to bavo rwenua
there must be taxes; that no taxes oan be
devised which are not more or less incon
venient or unpleasant; that tho intrinsic
embarrassment inseparable from the se
lection of tho proper objects (which is al
ways a choice of difficulties) ought to be
• deolslvefaotlve for candid construo
tionof thooonduotof the government in
making it; and for a spirit of acquies
cence in tho measures for obtaining rev
enue whloh the public exigencies may at
any time dictate."
Animated by like sentiments the people
of tne country must now face the condi
tions which beset them. "The public ex
igencies" demand prompt protective lcgis-
revenues for the expenses of the govern
ment. This is manifestly the requirement
of duty. If elected of president the United
(states It will be my aim to vigorously
promote this object and give that ample
(mcpuragement to the occupations of the
American peopby which, above all else, is
so Imperatively demanded at this juneture
of our national uffairs.
Condition In D«oeinbef, 1803.
In December, 1893, President Harrison
sent his last message to congress. It was
an able and exhaustive review of the con
dition and resources of the country. It
stated our situation so accurately that I
am sure it win not be amiss to recite his
Official and valuable testimony. "There
never has been a time in our history," said
he, "when work was so abundant, or when
wages were so high whether measured by
the currency in which they are paid or by
their power to supply the necessities and
comforts of life. The general average of
prices has been such as to give to agricul
ture a fair participation in the general
prosperity. The industrial plants estab
lished since Oct. 8, 1890, and up to Oct. 23,
1893, number 84fi, and tho extensions of ex
isting 108. Tho now capital in
vested amounts to $40,440,0*30, and tho
number of additional employes, 37,285.
During the first six months of tho present
calendar year, 135 new factories were built,
of whioh 40 • fore cotton i nil Is, 48 knitting
mills, 20 woolen mills, 15 silk mills, 4 plusli
mills and 2 linen mills. Of the 40 cotton
mills 21 have l>een built in the southern
6tates." This fairly describes the happy
condition of tho oountry in December,
1892. What has it been since, and what
is it now?
Our Condition £lght Month! Later.
The messages of President Cleveland
from tho beginning of his second adminis
tration to the present time abound with
descriptions of tho deplorable industrial
and financial situation of the country.
While no resort to history or official state
ment is required to adviso us of tho pres
ent condition and that which lias pre
vailed during the past three years, I ven
ture to quote from President Cleveland's
first message, Ausf. 8, 1898, addressed to
tho Fifty-third congress, which he had
called together in extraordinary session:
"Tho existence of an alarming and extra
ordinary buslnnss situation," said he, "in
volving the welfare and prosperity of all
our people, ha* constrained me to call to
gether In extra session the people's repre
sentatives In congress, to tho end that
through tho wise aud patriotic exercise of
the legislative duties with which they
solely are charged, the present evils mny
be mitigated and dangers threatening tho
future inay be averted. Our unfortunate
financial plight is not tho result of un
toward events, nor of conditions related
to our natural resources. Nor is tracea
ble to any of the afllictious which fre
quently eheek national growth and
perity. With plenteous crops, with abun
dant promise of remunerative production
and manufacture, with unusual invita
tion to safe investment, and with satis
factory assurances to business enterprises,
suddenly financial distrust and fear havo
sprung up on every aide. Numerous
moneyed institutions havo suspended be
cause abundant assets were not immedi
ately avaihible to meet the demands of
frightened depositors. Surviving corpora
tions and individuals are con tout to keep
in hand tho money they aro usually
anxious to loan, aud those engaged in
legitimate business are surprised to find
that tho securities they offer for loans,
though heretofore satisfactory, aro no
longer acoepted. Values supposed to be
fixed are fast becoming oonjectured, and
loss and failure havo Invaded every de
partment of business."
The Cause of the Change.
What a startling and sudden change
within tho short period of eight months,
from December, 1893, to August, 1893?
What had occurred? A change of admin
istration; all branches of the government
had been entrusted to tho Democratic
party, which was committed against the
protective policy that had prevailed unin
terruptedly for more than .13 years and
brought unexampled prosperity to the
country, and firmly pledged to its com
plete overthow anil the substitution of a
tariff for revenue only. The change hav
ing been decreed by tho elections in No
vember, its effects were at once antici
pated and felt. Wo cannot close our
eyes to these altered conditions, nor would
it be wise to exoludo from contemplation
and investigation tho causes which pro
duced them. They are facts which wo
cannot as a peoplo disregard, and we can
only hope to improve our present condi
tion by a study of their causes. In De
cember, 180-, we had the same currency
and practically the same volume of cur
rency that we have now. It aggregated
in 18513, #--\:i72,51i9,G01; in ls'j:t, |y,323,000,-
OOO; in W. 14, J2,323,442,362; and in Decem
ber, 18Uo, The per capita of
money, too, has been practically the kiiiw j
during this whole period. Th« quality of |
tho money has been identical —all kept j
tv gold. There was hothina «.<>. I
nfc-ted with hvi ac
count for thU midden and aggravatad In
dustrial cliaugv. Wlintever Is to be de
precated in our tinunclal system, It roust
everywhere be admitted that our money
has neon aim jluti-ly good, and has bmuahl
neither loss nor inconvenience to its hold
ers. A depreciated currency has not ex
isted tn further vex the troubled busiucs*
Goo<l Money Never Mail»- TIIIIM Hard. '
It U ft mere pretence to attribute the
hard times to the fact that ail our cur
rency i« on a gold basis. Good money
never made hard times. Those who as
sert that our present Industrial ami finan
cial depression Is the result of the gold '
standard have not read American history
aright, or beeu careful students of the
events of recent Tears. We never had
greater prosperity In thlscountry, in every
field of employment and industry than in I
the busv \ curs from ISaO to 1892, during all
of whioh time this country was on a gold
tiasis and i mplored more gold moner in
its flsi-al and Imsine** op. rations than |
ever before. We had, too, a protective |
tariff under which ample revenues were ;
collected for the government, and an ar- ;
cumulating surplus which was conven
iently applied to the payment of the pub
lic debt. Let us hold fast, to what we
know is fgood. It is not more money we
want; wliat we want is to put the money
wo already have at work When moner
Is employed men are employed. Both
have always been steadily and remunera
tively engaged during all the years of pro
tective tariff legislation. When those
who have money lack confidence in the
stability of values and investments, they
will not part with their money. Business
is stagnated—the life blood of trade Is
checked and congested. Wo cannot re
store public confidence by an act which
would revolutionize all values, or an act
which entails a deficiency in the public
revenues. We cannot inspire confidence
by advocatinr repudiation or by practic
ing dishonesty. Wa cannot restore confi
dence. either tu the treasury or to the p«o
--plo without a change in our present tar If
The Tariff of 1594.
The only measure of a general nature
that affected the treasury and the employ
ment of our people passed by the fifty
third congress was the general tariff aot,
which did not receive the approval of the
president. Whatever virtues may bo
claimed for that act there is confessedly
one which it does not possess, it lacks the
essential virtue of its creation tin- raising
of revenue sufficient to supply the needs
of the government. It has at no time pro
vided enough revenue for such needs, nut
It has caused a constant deficiency in the
treasury tynl a steady >.i«■;•!« tion in tho
earnings of labor and land. It has con
tributed to swell our nati 'i.al debt more
than $202,000,000, a sum nearlv as great a«
the debt of the government from Wash
ington to Lincoln, including all our for
eijtn wars from th« Revolution '<> the Re
bellion. Since its passage work at home
has been diminished, prices <if .. jricultural
products have fallen, confidence IM- been
arrested and general busin» ss demoraliza
tion is seen on every hand.
The Tariff* of 18SW and IK!U Contrasted.
The total receipts under the tariff act of
ISIM for the first 22 monthsjof its enforce
ment, from September, ISiM, to June, I,•<!*>,
were $557,615,828, and the expenditures
$040,418,363, or a deficiency of $82,5tW,035.
The decrease in our exports of American
Sroducts and manufactures during the
rst 15 months of the present tariff, as
contrasted with the exports of the first 15
months of lt>yo, was The ex
cess of exports over imports during the
first 13 months of the tariff of 1890 was
£.'13,972,903, but only $36,758,023 under the
first 15 months of the tariff of_ 1894. a loss
under the latter of ¥ 15T,214,345. The net
loss in the trade balance of the 1 nited
States has been $190,983,607 during the first
15 months' operation of the tariff of 1594,
as compared with the first 15 months oi
the tariff of 1890. The loss has been
constant and steady at the rate of $ 1 t. !-{<>.-
000,000 per month, or $500,000 for every
business day of the year.
Losing In itoth Directions.
We have either been spending too much
money out of the country or getting t o
little in, or both. We have lost stcadly
in both directions. Our foreign tnule lias
been diminished and our domestic trade
has suffered incalculable loss. I>oos not
this suggest the causo of our pres
ent depression, and indicates its
remedy? Confidence in home enterprises
has almost wholly disappeared. Our
shops are closed or running on half time
at reduced wages and small profit , if not
actual loss. Our men at home are idle,
and while they are idlo men abroad ere
occupied in supplying us with goods. Our
unrivaled homo market for the farmer h;i
also greatly suffered because those who
constitute ft—the great army of American
wage-earners—art: without the work and
the wages the} - formerly had. If t hey can
not earn wages they cannot buy products.
Thoy cannot earn if they have no employ
ment, and when they do not earn the
■ sWVW;'«»■'■«. II
dacer and consumer. The loss <rf enrnln..*
power alone ill this country in the past
three years is sufficient to have produced
our unfortunate business situation, if
our labor was well employed, ami ein
plityed at as remunerative wages as in
1892, in a few months every farmer in the
land would feel the glad change in t he in
creased demand for his produts and in the
better prices which he would receive.
Not Open Mints, Hut Open MUIh.
It is not an Increase in the volume of
money which is the need of the tim«, but
an increase in the volume of business.
Not an increase of coin, but an increase of
confidence. Not more coinage, but a more
active use of the money coined. Not open
mints for the unlimited coinage of the sil
ver of the world, but open mills for the
full anil unrestricted labor of American
workingmen. The employment of onr
mints for the coinage of the silver of the
world would not bring the necessaries and
comforts of life back to our people. This
will only come with the employment of
the masses, and such employment Is cer
tain to follow the re-establishment of a
wise protective policy which shall encour
age manufacturing at home. Protection
has lost none of its virtue and import
ance. The first duty of the Republican
party, if restored to power In the country,
will "bo the enactment of a tariff law
which will raise all the money necessary
to conduct the government, economically
and honestly administered and so ad
justed as to give preference to home man
ufacture and adequate protection to home
labor and home market. We are not com
mitted to any special schedules or rates
of duty. They are and always will be sub
ject to change to meet new conditions,but
the principle upon which rates of dutyar.
imposed remain the same. Our duties
should always be high enough to measure
the difference between the wages paid
labor at home and in competing countries
and to adequately protect American in
vestments and American prices.
Our Fanner* and the Tariff.
Our farmers have been hurt by the
changes in our tariff legislation as severe
ly as our laborers and manufacturers,
badly as they have suffered. The Repub
lican platform wisely declares in favor of
such encouragement to our sugar inter
ests as will lead to the production on
American soil of all the sugar which the
American people use.
It promises to our wool and woolen In
terests "the most ample protection," a
guaranty that ought to commend Itself to
every patriotic citizen. Never was a mora
grievous wrung done the farmer of our
country than that ho unjustly inllicted
during the past three years upon the wool
growers of America. Although among
our most industrious and useful citizens
their interests have beon practically do
sfcroyed and our woolen manufactures In
volved in similar disaster. At no time
wiMiln the past tid years,and perhaps never
during any previous period, have so many
of our woolen factories been suspended as
now. The Republican party can lie relie '
upon to correct these great wrongs, U
again entrusted with the control of con
Another declaration of the Republican
platform that has my most cordial sup
port, is that which favors reciprocity.
The splendid results of the reciprocity ar
rangements that were made under auth
ority of the tariff law of 1890, are strik
ing and suggestive. The brief period they
were in force,in most cases only three years
was not long enough to thoroughly test
their great value, but sufficient was shown
by the trial to demonstrate the wisdom of
it. In 1892, the export trade of the I'nited
states attained the highest point in our
history. The aggregate of our exports
that year reached the immense sum of
$1,030,278,148, a sum greater by $100,000,-
000 than the exports oi any previous year.
In 1893, owing to the threat of unfriendly
legislation, the total dropped to 1847,005,-
104. Our exports of domestic merchan
dise decreased 1189,000,000, but reciprocity
still secured us a largo trade in Central
and South America and a larger trade
with the West Indies than we had ever
before enjoyed. The increase of trade
with the countries with which we had
reciprocity agreements was $3,5ti0,515 over
our trade in 1892, and $10,440,721 ovur our
trade in 1»91. The only countries with the
United States-trade increased in ports in
is;lit were practically those with which wo
had reciprocity arrangements. The reci
procity treaty between lids country and
Spain, touching the markots of Cuba and
Puerto Rico was announced Sept. 1, 1891.
The growth of our trade with Cuba was
phenomenal. In 1891, we sold that coun
try but 114,441' barrels of flour; in 1892,
300,175: in 1893, #016,400, and in 1894,1022,-
248. Here was a growth of nearly 500 per
cent, while our exportations of flour to
Cuba :' u- tie year • ndlng June 30, 1895
the year ; il lowing tin- repeal of tlio n-ci
pru .ij tivai/ —fell lo SJd barrels, a
Uu of osarly half our tntde tb»»
oerontry Tho value of our total elpotji
of tr.orchandi*o from the TTnltod Stxtes w
Cuba In lwl—- the year prior to tna nego
ttattou of the i*.iprocitv treaty—*M
lII.UM Wi, In ife*. rT,«4.S:S| in 18W,
»54.137,1n lift*. *dO.Usfcj;, hut Id
1396. after the annulment of the reciproc
ity agreement, it fell to enly ,Bfll.
Mt»uy similar examples might b« B'ib or
our Inoreiued trad# under reciprocity with
other countries, but enough has been
shown of the efficacy of the legislation of
ItWO to justify the speedy restoratfon of
its reciprocity provisioas In my judg
ment, congress shonld immediately restore
the reciprocity section of th« old law.
with such amendments, if any, as time
and experience sanction as wis# and
pronp'r The underlying principle of this
fcglSariou must, hewgvsr, bo staictly
observed It is to afford new market* for
our surplus agricultural and uiauufact
ured products, without loss to the Ameri
csu laW of a single day s work that ha
tnight otherwise procure
Forelgu Immlfrallos.
The declaration of the platform touch
ing foreign Immigration 1* one of the pe
culiar importance at this time, while our
own Laboring people are in ruch great dls
tress. lam In hearty sympathy with ths
present legislation restricting foreign im
migration, and favor such extension of ths
laws us will secure the United St*te» from
Invasion bv the debased and criminal
classy of tlie Old orld. whlle we ad
here t« the public policy under which our
country has received great bodies of
honest, industrious citizens, who have
added to the w.mlth, progress and power
of the country, and while we walcoma to
our shores thr well disposed and Industri
ous lm ml grant who by hli
energy anil intelligence . the cause of
fr»-e goverimient, wr want no immigranti
who do not seek our shores to Injcome
citizens. We should permit none to par
tlcipate In the advantages of our clvifiza
tl>.n who il.. not syn pathlzewith "iir aiim
and form ot government. We should re
ceive none "'ho come to makes war uptrti
our institutions and by public dig
quiet and turmoil all such onl
gates must be tightly closed.
Our iSoltllern and Sailors.
The soldiers and sailors of the Union
should neither be neglected or forgotten.
The government which they served *c
well must not inako their lives or ooudl
tion harder hy treating them as suppllanw
formlief in old ago or distress, nor regard
with disdat.i or contempt the ramus* in
terest one comrade naturally manifests In
the welfare of another. Doubtless there
has been pension abuses and frauds in tlie
numerous chiims allowed by the govern
ment, but the policy governing the ad
ministration 01 the pension bureau must
alwavs be fair and liberal. No deserving
applicant should ever suffer because of s
wrong perpetrated by or for another. Oui
sold'h'rs ami sailors gave the government
the best they had. They freely offered
health, strength, limb and life to save
the country in the time of its greatest
peril, and tlie government must honor
them in their need as In their service with
tlie respect and gratitude due to brave,
noble and sclf-sacriflclng men who art
justly entitled to generous aid In their in
creasing necessities.
Car Merchant Marin* and Nary.
The declaration of the Republican
platform in favor of the upbuilding ol
our merchant marine has my hearty ap
proval. The policy of discriminating
duties in favor of our shipping which pre
vailed in tho early years of our early his
tory shmild be again adopted by congress
and vigorously supported until our pres
tige and suj-rcmaoy on the seas Is fully afr
tained. We should no longer contribute
direetly or indirectly *0 the matatenanoi
of the colossal marine of foreign roum
tries, but provide an effl chat and com
plete marine of wur own. Now that ths
American navy 1* assuming a position
commensurate with our Importance as I
natlpn, a policy lam glad t-o observe, tfci
Republican platform strongly endorses,
we must supplement If wfNi a merchant
marine tlia' will give us the advantages
In lx>th our coast-wise and foreign trade
that we ought naturally and properly te
enjoy. Tt should be at once a matter oi
public policy and national prl4e to re
possess tfris" hamcliM and prosperous
Clvtl Bervloa Reform.
The pledge ejf the Republic** netional
convention that tbc civil service lawi
"shall »>e sustained and thoroughly and
honestly enforced wherever practicable,"
is in keeping with the position of the
partv f*>r the past 84 years, and will b«
I faithfully observed. Onr opponents de
1 cry these reforms. They appear wUllnfl
to" abandon all the advantages gained,
after so many years of agitation and ef
fort. They encourage a return to meth
ods of party favoritism, which both paf
ties have often denounced, that experwnoe
has condemned, and that the people hat"«
repeatedly disapproved. The Republlean
party earnestly opposes this reactionary
and "entirely unjustifiable policy. It will
take no backward step upon this question.
It will seek to improve, but nevi»r degrade
It Drmaudi Especial Attention.
There are other important and timely
declarations in the platform which j
ennnot here discuss. I must oontent
myself with saying that they have mj
approval. If, tut Republicans, we have
lately addressed our attention, with whal
may seem great stress and earnestnesi
to the new and unexpected assault upor
the financial Integrity of the government,
wo have done it because the menace id
Fo grave as to elemand especial consider
ation. and because we arc e-onvlnoed that
If the people are aroused to the true un
e'cr~! rinding and meaning of this silver
infl i'ioii movement they will avert the
iluiiifrr. In doing this we feel that we
render the best service possible to the
country,and we appeal to the Intelligence,
conscience and patriotism of the people,
irjvs,;« i tlre of party, or section. for tneit
earnest support.
It Will Maintain lau ami order.
We avoid no issues. We meet the sud«-
den, dangerous and revolutionary assault
upon law and order, and upon those to
whom is confided by the constitution and
laws the authority to uphold and main
tain them, which our opponents have
made with the same courago that we
have faced every emergency since our or
ganization as a party more than 40 years
aiio. Government by law must first be
assured: everything else can wait. The
spirit of Inwlessness must be extinguished
by the fires of an unselfish ana lofty
fiat ri • ' in. Every attack upon the pub
ic :.ud evory suggestion of the re
pudiri-.n of debts, public or private,
must bv rebuked by all men who believe
that ho '.sisty is the best poller, or who
love ih« r Country, and would pruserve
unsul.i' 1 its national honor.
Sect t.ialUm Almost Obliterated.
The country is to be congratulated up
on the aln st total obliteration of the
sectional lines which for many years
marked the division of the I'nited States
into slave and free territory, and finally
threatened its partition into t wo'ju-parate
government? by the great omltyij "of
war. The era of. reconciliation; so foug
and earnestly desired by Generui Gra/lt
and many other great leader*, north and
south, has happily come, and the ft ellng
of distrust and hostility between the sec
tions is everywhere vanishing, let u-. hope
never to return. Xotbiirg is better calro
lated to give strength to the nation at
home, Increase our power and influence
abroad and add to the permanency and se
curity of our free institutions than lite
restoration of cordial relations betwim
the people of all sections and parts of ~r
beloved country. If called by thesuArap-*
of the people t<s assume the dutits of thu
high offlco of president of the 1"n.,.)d
States I shall count it a privilege t<. aid,
even In the slightest degree. in the pr-nno
lon of the spirit of fraternal gard,
which should animate and (town, the Cit
izens of every section, state or pru tof the
republic. After the lapse of century
since its utterance let us, at length anil
forever hereafter, heed the admouitlcn of
"There should be no north, no south,
lio east, no west—but a common country.
It shall be my constant aim to improve
every opportunity to advance the cause
of good government by promoting that
spirit of forbearance and justice which Is
so essential to our prosperity an I! happi
ness by joining most heartily "in all proper
efforts to restore the relations of brotherly
respect and affection which in.fcur early
history characterized all the people of all
the states. I would be glad to contribute
toward binding in indivisible union the
different divisions of the country, which,
indeed, now "have every inducement of
sympathy and to weld them
together more strongly than ever. I would
rejoice to sec demonstrated to the world
that the north and the south, and the east
and tlio west are not separated or in dan
ger of becoming separated, because of
Sectional or jMirty differences. The war ia
long since over; "we are not enemies, but
friends," and as friends we will faithfully
and cordially co-operate, under the ap
proving smile of him who has thus far so
signally sustained and guided us, to pre
serve inviolate our country's name and
honor, of its peace ind good order, of its
continued ascendancy among the greatest
governments on eartn.
WE had a pleasant call from Wm. 11.
Ritter, Butler county's candidate for the
Republican nomination for State Sena
tor in this district, Wednesday of last
week. Mr. Ritter is well spoken of in
his own county anil is a man who l>ears
acquaintanceship, if he should secure the
district nomination we feel assured that
he will be elected by a large majority.—
Kittanning Press.
S. F. Bowser and Levi M. Wise ad
dressed the Republican meeting at Evans
City, last WwUuvsdey ui^Ut.
BLACK—At hi* home in karuin, Ind.,
August 28, 1896, William M Black,
aged 37 years.
McKELVEY —At hi* hums near MoCai
niunt, tfept. 1, 1896, Mrs. Edward lio-
KINO —At hia home in Middlesex twp.,
August 25, 1896, Alfred King, aged
about 30 yeari. He left * wite and six
small children.
PRUGH—At Sr.. Paul's Orphan* Home.
Aug. 2D. 1896, Robert Cross, eldest »on
of Rev. J. H. Prugh.
KAMEKKK—At his home in fairview
twp, -4'jgurt3o, 1596, Daniel L lamer
•r, aged 85 years.
He was the father of 13 children, six
daughters and seven suas, one daughter
and two sons preceded him. The funeral
services were held at the residenoe of the
deceased, on Tuesday, Sept. Ist A. 1).
1896 by Revs Williams and Kline. After
the services were over the remains were
taken to White Oak cemetery. Six grand
•ons, sons of Wm Kamerer, deceased
were tbe pallbearers. The deceased had
sixty-one grand ohihlren and forty-four
great grand children.
FALLER—At his home in this place Aug.
27, 1896, Mr. August H. Faller, in the
49th year of his age.
Mr. Faller had been ill for soma time
past. He was the youngest ion and child
of the late Anthony and Catharine Paller,
who came from Germany to this place
about the year 1830, an 1 bought the pro
perty and "erected the building where their
son August died. Mr. Anthony Faller
was a man noted for his energy and he es
tablished various industries here, and the
late Mrs. Faller, his wife, is still remem
bered by many of our cifiiens as a woman
I of great worth and usefulness in this com
munity. Mr. Jacob Faller, living here,
is an older brother ot August, deceased,
whose death is so generally regretted.
GL iNN —At his home on MoKean street
this place, Sunday, Aug. 30. 1896, Mr
Jesse Glenn, aged 74 years and 10
Mr. Glenn may be said to have been one
of our oldest citizens, lie was born and
raised here and was the oldest son of the
late James Glenn, E?q remembered by
some of our citixens Like his father.
Jesse followed the tailoring business and
hie shop, in the same house, was a place
well known and much frequented as he
was regarded as a good workman. He
leaves a widow and several children most
of whom we believe are married, He
. erved his country in the late war ol the
Rebellion and was held in bigh esteem by
all his comrades as a patriotic Boldie.r His
sarviving soldier friends here took charge
of the funeral ceremonies and on Tuesday
last buried his remains with military
honors in the IT, P. cemetery, Rev. J. S.
McKee officiating.
PATTERSON—At his home in Fenn twp.
August 27, 1596, William R. Patterson,
aged 65 years.
The following obituary tribute Is hand
ed us by a friend:
The subject of this sketch was born
Aug. 26, 1831, consequently was 65 years
and 1 day old. Be lived almost hie entire
lile in the twp. He married Miss Peter
son, daughter of Peter Peterson one of the
first settlers ot the twp. After
bis marriage he settled on the
old Peterson homestead and lived
and died on the same. He leaves a
widow and four children, Julia A married
to W. J. Welsh, Robert L., Wm. G , and
Ada S. married to T. B. Young, 14 grand
children, a large circle of relatives and a
host of friends to mourn his loss. He held
the otfice of school director 14 years and
various other township offices. He served
as Jury "Commiesioeer and tip staff of our
Court, in all these ho was faithful and
above reproach, lie joined the Presby
terian church in early life and lived a con
sietant and devoted lite.
To know him was to love him, ever
ready to do good to his fellow man and to
shun evil. In his sickness he was com
forted knowing he had a home on high not
made with hands. He made all arrange
ments for his departure ohosing his pall
bearers and mode ot burial elo. His end
was peace, he was held in the highest es
teem by his neighbors and all who came in
contact with him as shown by the large
ooncourse of people who attended his fu
neral. The writer of this became acquaint
ed with him forty years ago and continued
on the most intimate terms up to his death
and feels certain that a righteous man has
been removed from our midst. Our loss
is his eternal gain. To the widow and
children and relatives take oourage, press
on and meet him in that home above and
form an unbroken family. P. H. N.
THk sound money Democrats met at
Indianopoiis, yesterday and effected an
going to press have made no nomination.
Zeiienople's boom still continues, and
the new works will goon be completed
S. 0. Wright is building a new home on
St, one of the nicest locations in
Mi.iPinkerton the express man and
ticket agent, late'y completed a fiae house
on New Castle St.
A. M. Carnahan will have hi( new
honse completed shortly.
Wright Bros, a number of good
lots which they will sell reasonable.
Dr. Cowden, Jr. has located here.
Our town is a busy one, and our store
keepers and hotels are doiflg well.
The Mioses Alcorn have opened a board
ing house in the old HaUtein house be
tween Harmony and Zelienople.
John Curry of Pleasant Hill is yet in the
hospital, but he will get well.
Everybody was pleased with tho Christ
ian Endeavor people, here last week.
Those who did not hear Mr. Tuller missed
a treat.
Absolutely Pure.
A cream of tartar baiting powder. High
est of all in leavening strength.— Latent
Imted States Government Food Report.
a.IVAI. PiK INO;PoivnKB Co.. IWI Wall St.. S. \
Seanor k Nace's
Livery, Feed and Sale Stable,
Rear of Wick House, Butler, Pa
The be.it of horses and tirst class
rigs always on hand and for hire.
Best accommodations in town for
permanent boarding and transient
trade. Special care gnaratteed.
Stable room for sixty-five horses.
A good class of horses, both driv
ers and draft horses always oa hand
and for sale under a full guarantee;
and horses bought npon proper ncii
fication by SEANOR & NACE.
All kinds ot live stock bought aDd
Telephone Wick House
C. F. L. McQulstion.
Office near Court House Butler Pa.
Painless extraction—No Gas—Crown
and bridge work a specialty.
Office —In Gilkev building oppi siteP. O.
A tioruey-at-law. office" In Mitchell tulldfu.
Hutler, Pa.
VERMONT WENT all this *rk AAJ .
we'll hear from Maine next week.
VK&MOKT elected a Republican fur
Governor, Tuesday.by a majority of over ,
37,CJ0, in a vote of 60, RAN. the largest 1
Republican Majority ever given by the
State. Both Congressmen .ire Republi
IF John Wanamaktr is to be beaten it
will take better material than Quay pre
sents in his package msrked Penrose . .
Mr. Wanamaker appears to have a fairlv
good organisation, some very shrewd :
friend* ami a well filled treasury to hac». |
his ambition. Penrose seems to have be
hin.l him the alleged friendliness of j
Quay, some cash and a varied assortment |
of bungling and uuenthusiastic support- ,
ers. In a scrimmage of that kind Pen- |
rose must be beaten. If, therefore, Gov
ernor Hastings is the real Quav_ candi-,
date he cannot get into the open field too •
soon to save himself.—Patriot.
THE fact is beginning to dawn upon
the Democrats generally that they would
have stood a better chance to win if the
issue had been made on free trade instead
of free silver. The South at least would
be secured. On the proposition to Mexi
canize our money even old Texas is
wavering, and is very likely to go for
Blood 1« essential to health. Mow la the
lima to purify and anrlch the blood, and
thaa giva vigor and vitality, by taking
Tfca On# Tru*Rloo«l Purifier. |L
Hood's Pills cux« *ll Liror Rls. DFT MCM,
Register's Notice
The register hereby gives notice that the
follow iuc accounts of executors, administra
tors and guardians have been filed in this
office according to law, and will be presented
to Court lor confirmation and allowance on
Saturdav, the 12th day of Sept, 18yt>. at 9
o'clock A.M. of said day:
1 Final account of Margaret A Albert
and Lydia Meyers, executors ot William
H. Albert, deceased, late ot Franklin
2 Final account ot Henry R Blair,
guardian of Robert C. Wilson, minor child
of Mary J Wilson, deceased, late of Wash
ington township.
3 Final account of Martha A Brown,
administratrix of Isaiah Brown, deceased,
late of Center township.
4 Final account of John H McLure,
guardian of Charles E Blair, minor child
ot Rebecca Blair, deceased, late of Fair
view borough.
5 Final account of Joshua J McCand
less, guardian of Flora E Stamm. minor
child of John H Stamm, deceased, late of
Franklin township.
6 Final account of John Brown, ad
ministrator of George Cooper, deceased,
late of Middlesex township.
7 Final and distribution account of
John Fetter, Jr, executor ot John Fetter,
Sr. deceased, late of Butler borough.
8 Final account of John Link, execu
tor of John Link, Sr, deceased, late of
Worth township.
9 Final account of Annie Wissell ad
ministratrix of Elisabeth M Cnrran deceas
ed, late of Millerstown borough.
10 Final account of Annie Wissell ad
ministratrix of Will J Curran, deceased,
I late ot Millerstown borough.
11 Final account of W J Hutchison,
guardian of Jennie Campbell, deceased,
late of Washington township.
12 Final account of Jacob G Vogeley,
administrator of Mary M Vogeldy, deceas
ed, late of Butler borough.
13 Final account of Catharine Bach,
administratrix CTA of John Bach, deceas
ed, late of Oakland township.
14 Supplemental account of W H
Campbell, executor of John A Campbell,
deceased, late of Concord township.
15 Final account of John Rohner, ad
ministratrix ot John G Kauss, deceased,
late of Forward township
16 Final account of Hannah J Bowen
and William Bowen, exeoutors of John
Bowen. deceased, late of Penn township.
17. F' nal Solomon Tt"".
administrator of Samuel Thorn, deceased,
late of Fairview township.
18 Final account of John T Cooper,
guardian of Maggie Beighley, minor child
of George W Beigley, deceased, late of Con
noqueneseing township.
19 Final account of John T Cooper,
guardian ot Bessie Beighley, minor child
of Geo W Beighley, deceased, late of Con
noquenessing township.
20 Final account of I) L Hutchison,
exeeutor of S C Hutchison, deceased, late
of Washington township
21 Final account of F E Butler, ad
ministrator of Lelle Butler, deceased, late
of Butler borough.
22 Final account of McAllister Kuhn,
guardian of Walter L Blain, minor child
of Kphriani Blain, deceased, late of But
ler township.
23 Final account ot Raymond S Cor
nelius. administrator of David Keefe, de
ceased, late of Fairview township.
24 First partial account of W S Husel
ton, executor of John Huselton, deceased,
late of Butler borough.
25 Final account of Thomas H Allen,
executor of William D Allen, deceased,
late of Parker township.
26 Final account of Amelia Kline, ad
ministratrix of Frederick G Kline, deceas
ed, late ol Zelienople borough.
27 Final account of Thomas R Hoon,
administrator of John I) Fair, deceased,
late of Centre township.
28 Final account of E C Thompson and
G W Curry, executors of William Curry,
deceased, late of Worth township.
29 Final account ot J D Stephenson,
executor of Lydia B McGill, deceased, late
of Cherry township.
30 Final account of John Ferguson,
i executor of Catharine Truver, deceased,
late of Middlesex township.
31 Final account of J S Christley, ex
ecutor of James P Christley, deceased,
late of Clay township
32 Final account of John Wolford, ex
ecutor of Archy Hoge, deceased, late of
Brady township.
33 Partial account of Mary Jane Flick,
administratrix C T A of Jacob B Flick,
deceased, late of Middlesex township.
34 Final account of A Kirkpatrick,
guardiaii of Williams S R Crowe, minor
child of Oliver C Crowe, deceased late of
Adams township.
35 Final account of Jacob Reiber, ad
ministrator of Fred T Reiber, deceased,
late of Butler borough.
30 Final account of John Kelley, ad
ministrator of Satnuel M Ward, deceased,
late of Parker township
37 Final account of Jennie E Beater,
administratrix of George F Cester, deceas
ed, late of Butler borough.
38 Final account of John 0 Jennings,
administrator of Charles McCandless, de
ceased, late of Butler borough.
39 Final account of A 0 McCamant,
administrator of James B McCamant, de
ceased, late of Siipperyrock township.
40 Final account of John Shepard, ex
ecutor ol' Joseph Miller, deacased, late of
Clinton township, as staled by George M
Shepard, executor of John Shepard.
41 Final account of Ada A Stewart,
administratrix of J. Newlon Stewart, de
ceased, late of Butler borough.
42 Final account of Samuel A Leslie,
administrator of MAR Caldwell, deceas
ed , late of Middlesex township
43 Final account of A D Thorn, ad
ministrator of John Thorn, deceased, lato
of Butler township.
44 First partial account of Henry M
Wise, administrator ol Ira Stauffer, de
ceased. late of Lancaster township.
45 Final account of Maggie S Covert,
executrix of Miles Covert, deceased, late
of Adams township
40 First partial account of S F Bowser,
H J Berg and William Donnelly, execu
tors of Margaret Dougherty, deceased,
late of Butler borough.
J 011N S. WICK, Register.
O(Bee at No. 45, 8. Main street, over lit
1 tnirmacy.Butler. Pa.
We keep constantly 011 hand three
different kinds of Gas Meters, viz.-—The
"Tobey"-dry meter —The "Eguitable
dry meter— md The Westinghouse fluid
meter. Anyone desiring to buy a meter
can secure on; from us at a reasonable
price and upon easy terms.
Home Natural lias Co.,
RelDcr Building.
Jury LMiw B«pt Term. |
LUt of fr. m the pr. per
_urr whe*- i*. ' C-*" lay "f July. ln:«> r .>
t-TTf »« G.-a» Jar-r- a' tti* regular t»rm
of Court. commencing <■" i t •• 7th day t !
September. t; e .te b«*ing tr.'* tir~t
il iday of -v.d n • l'i
ifadlOll PtaMtl Sunkui, aUil: HKi
Bard Jmk« i K. Centrev. le. mere:.aul.
Critchlow, F l', I'r .pe -t, merchant.
Chn-tley Curti-. S;:; -ryro k twp.farmer.
Graham* 11 W K, Hitler 4'.:. w, merchant.
OudsN Ntekokl, Vortl t»p. tarir.-r.
Uiil W Ail am i" t»i'
Ha)s Robert f, Conr 4 tay. miller.
Kay lor l'eter. T*p. la-tner.
Krok Jacob, Butler 5: ii », J. 1'
Kirker J N. Lac a«ter twp. farmer
Kerr Alexander. Marion tw, farm- r.
Kennedy Samuel Jr, Ui-., farmer.
Kelly Porter, I'arkt-r twj». tanner.
Leslie Samuel, M ldie-wx twp. farmer.
McCoy John F. Cherry twp. merchant.
Michley Charles. J* k» a twp. fanier.
Oesterfing Geuige. Bailer3th w, clerk.
PoiUrftU I'S. y twp, tanner.
Painter J S. t iaj twp. farmer.
P.-tfer John. Jackson twp. farmer.
Shaner Absolom. Prospect, farmer.
Trimbour George, Summit :wp. fanner.
Weitiell Nicholas, Brady t*p. farmer.
List of names drawi from the proper
jury wheel this "JBth day of July l*9d to
serve as Pettit Jurors at th« regular term
of Court, commencing <'n the 14:h Jav ot
Sept ls'JO, the same being the -nd Mor.-
daj ot Sept. 1
Anderson W J Adams twp farmer.
Anderson Kobert, Terr twp tarrnor
Aber Wlll, Middlesex t*;> farmer.
Andrew l*aac. Butler Ist w»rd laborer.
lUssler W G, Zelienopir uieichant.
Buchanuon Robert. Mercer tarmer.
Balph Thomas, Butler 4tfi ward carp?n
t< r.
Barron Joseph, Worih twp farmer.
Craig E E. Mlileritoan boro clerk.
Christley 1) M, Cherry twp larmer.
Flintier George, Lancaster twp farmer
Fehl Wm Jr. Forward twp tanner.
Glwglow Charles B, Clinton twp tarmer.
Graham Andrew S, Butler 4th ward
Greer S M. Butler 4th ward carpenter.
Gilmore W A. Marion twp farmer.
Uarbis >n Oliver, Jefferson twp farmer.
Llarvey Wm. Clinton twp farmer.
Jordan I S, Mar» boro Gent.
Jamison Geortre, Venango twp farmer.
Kemerer Fred, Butler Ift ward black
Kemper Joseph, Butler 2nd ward
Lamb Charles A. Butler Ist ward Engi
Litizinger H C, Millorstown boro grocer
Murtlin John S, Concord twp farmer.
Miliinger George, Butler 2nd ward
Myers D G, Donegal twp farmer.
McClelland W J, Middlesex twp gent.
McDermitt K R Fairview t»p farmer.
McCrea W S, Butler 2nd ward merchant.
McN'eal Fred. Adams twp farmer.
McLaughlin Camper. Fairview twp farm
Moore J X Slipperyrock twp farmer.
McCollough A M, Fairview twp tarmer.
McClune Robert. Butler twp farmer.
McNamee Frank, Tenango twp.
Oliver R H Muddycreck twp farmer.
Peffer W U Lancaster twp tarmer.
Reott Frank, Summit tvrp farmer.
Riley Samuel, Forward twp larmer.
Rutnbaugh R 0, Washington twp farm
Richey Wm. Middc'sex twp farmer.
Rocken.-'tne Joseph, Butler 4th wsrd
Rankin 1) S. Butler 2ud ward farmer.
Schniedeman 11, Butler 3d ward mer
Simpson A H, Millerstown boro oil pro
Stickler ,/ohn G, Muddycreek twp farm
Vogel John, Butler 2d ward glass
The nicest line of
Wall Mouldings in
town are at
New Room. 201
S. Main St. New
line of Blank Book
Writing Paper just
201 S. Main St.
Opens Saturday, June 27, 1896. Closes
September 30. Hotel modernized at a
cost of £40,000. Ye old time lawn con
certs by Simon Hassler's Grand Orclies
trar Address
Asbury Park.
Asb ury Park has the best beach on the
coast of New Jersey, and
is the best place to stop while there. For
terms address,
Asbury Park, N. J.
J. B, iiRLDIN,
Attorney At Law
Ofllee 011 Main St.. near Court ilo use. Butler
s. 14. PIERSOL.
attorney at law.
once at N'J. 104 FfiHt Diamoud St.
jffloo »t No. tf. Soutl. l>!*uionJ. Butler. Pi..
itt'y at Law--oniee on Sou'ti aide ot I'tanuino
outlsr. Pa.
Office with Newton Black, Esq
South Diamond. Butler 1 °a.
otTlce on North Diamond street, opposite tlie
Court House—l<o>ver *'loor.
31ce-Between Postafflce und Diamond. Butler
Hoom J-iraif linildisf.
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I'arlor or Library Carpet we will lie pleased to show you our stock, f° r jS2
it is the most complete we have ever shown J5 2
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Summer is Going * *
And so must Summer Shoes and Slippers.
Cold weather and rain has hurt the pale of Summer Shoes to a very
great extent. Summer is almost over and still lots of summer goods
hand—what am I to do? The only answer is, sell them and SELL THK.»I
VERY (JUICK. In order to do this, some greit inducements must be
offered and I think lam equal to the occasion. During the next 20 days I
am going to close out many goods at less than manufacturer's prices. I am
going to offer inducements in high grade footwear which cannot be resisted
All summer goods must be closed out before we move, so call at once and
select a pair at a great reduction
Ladies fine dongola patent tip shoes 85c, fully worth SIJ2 5
Ladies fine dongolo patent tip shoes $1 35, fully worth 2 00
Ladies Gne grain patent tip shoes 75c, fully worth 1 25
Ladies kid slippers 40c, fully worth 75
Misses and Childrens shoes, your choice 75 and 50c, fully worth 1 25
Only a Few of the Many Bargains 1 am Offering
Youths tan shoes at 75c, fully worth, $1 35
Hoys tan shoes at 90c, fally worth 1 50
Mens tan shoes at $1.35, fully worth 2 25
A pair of Men's Fina Calf Shoes in lace or congress, (any style toe)
at $1 25, fully worth $2.00. Persons wishing to take advantage of these
reductions should call soon, while the selection is large.
125 N. Main St. DT |T| CD DA
330 S. Main St. L>U I L-iL-flY* r
Pittsburg exposition
Two great bnildingß devoted to showing what the world has done the
last twelve months.
All the wonders of Electricitt. The Koentubn Ray! The Cine
matoorathe showing the most wonderfal series of Pictures in motioD:
the sensation of the da>! Shoe Makinu Machinery— making 500 pairß of
Shoe* daily.
The greatest exhibit of Agricultural Implements and Novelties ever
shown in Pennsylvania
Chicago Marine Band, Sept. pth.
lnnes' Famous Band, Sept. 21st.
GJlmore's Band, Oct. 3rd.
Costing $50,000. Free Seats for 3,500 People.
Look Out for the Announcements.
ADMISSION, 25 cents. CHILDREN, 15 cents.
Early Fall Styles
September 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5, we will have one of the
finest displays of trimmed hats we have ever shown. .
Newest styles in Hats, Ribbons, Flowers, l eathers, Kcc.
Special Sale of Belts
25 and 35c belts at 9 cents.
White, pink and blue all silk belts at 43c, legular price 75c.
} 1 kid gloves at 50 cents,
M. F. & M. MARKS,
113 to '.17 South Main Street, Butler, Pa.
C It is poor economy to take your watch anywhere V
\ for repairs except to a reliable watchmaker. X
5 OUT OF Every class of repairing that is brought into onr 1
/ various lines, and we endeavor to have everyt hicg
n correct before it leaves our hanJs. S
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