Butler citizen. (Butler, Pa.) 1877-1922, September 26, 1901, Image 3

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*OTK—AII advertisers Intendlnir to make
•IMtt s In their ails, sliould notify us of
.nelr intention to <l. ■» >t l-iter than Mon
lay morning.
Administrator's Sale, estate of Henry
R. Blair.
.Aland's suits
Cooper's suits.
Zimmerman's Millinery Opening.
C. & T's furniture
Farm for sale.
Admlnisii u*.ors and Executors of estate
jin secure their receipt books at the CITI
JEN office, and persons making public sales
tualr note books.
"Silence is golden" may do very well
For folks who have secrets they'd rath
er not tell,
But if you have goods you desire to
You'll tind it more golden to stand up
and yell.
—The Bessemer is putting in a new
interlocking switch at Jamisonville.
—China is very old, but not too old to
learn. She has just adopted a public
school system.
—The Butler High School and Parker
football teams play at tha old ball park,
Saturday afternoon.
—Pittsburg parties have bought the
Keister store at Prospect and are
moving it to the big city.
—Now that the great strike is practi
cally over, and nearly all the men at
work again, one wonders what it was
begun for.
—A comic lecture was delivered Mon
day evening by Prof. Fred High at the
Saxon M. E. church for the benefit of
the Epworth League.
—The nav*l inquiry comes along just
in time to fill the gap between the clos
ing of the base ball season and the ar
rival of the foot ball games. —Ex
—At a meeting of the Three P's, Mon
day evening. Clarence J. Reiber was
elected Premier for the unexpired term
of Thomas H. Hays. Jr., deceased.
—The Hospital has a dozen patients
at piesent. The public is requested to
remember that the visiting hours are
from 2to 4 and irorn 7 to Bp. m. only.
—The Rays, in "A Hot Old Time,"
kept a large audience in an uproar of
laughter for over two hours, last Fri
day night. They will play a return
—Some sacriligious miscreant, last
Wednesday night, stole a number of
flags and some crepe with which Joseph
Breman had his store on S. Main St.
—We have printed another lot of the
School Laws, and will send them to
School Boards or others at one dollar
for 160—postage prepaid —100 for 75
cents, 65 for 50 cents.
—lt there is a storekeeper in Butler
county who needs a Cash Register we
want him to know that we have a new
and good one—one that will just suit
you—that we will sell for much less
than it is worth
—Local physicians regard the recov
ery of Tony Nitoly, the Italian who had
his head crushed at West Winfield, as
remarkable. Although a piece of the
skull two inches square and a half tea
spoonful of the brain were taken from
him he is now recovering.
—"My largest item of expense is on
account of advertising."
"I was not aware that you were in
"I am not. But my wife reads the
ads. in the papers. "—Ex.
—The planets Saturn, Jupiter, Mars
and Venus can be seen, nearly in line,
shortly after sunset, these evenings, in
the southern and southwestern sky. Ju
piter and Venus are the brightest. The
Earth's orbit is between those of Venus
and Mars.
—Five years ago. last Thursday, was
Butler County's day at Canton, and a
large crowd left town that morning on
a special train to see the man they in
tended to vote for for President. Last
Thursday morning some forty of our
people left for Canton on fe special to be
present at the funeral of the spe man,
and for whom the whole Nation was in
—Pat Golden's house on E. Jefferson
St. was broken into and robbed, Mon
day night, when all the family were
away from home. The burglars jim
mied the shutters and sash open, and
then went in and ransacked the house.
What they got will not be known till
the folks come home. The house of
George Heineman was also entered and
robbed the same night.
—The Franklin township school
board has decided to establish a High
School in the Prospect Academy build
ing. The borough will pay a tuition
fee to the township for each borough
pupil. The school will be a first grade
high school, having a four year course,
under the act of June 28, 1895. Besides
the usual high school branches the
course includes zoology, geology, ento
mology and the chemistry of soils.
State Supt. Schaffer has recommended
an eastern man Darned Pyott as princi
—Last week a passenger train was to
tally wrecked near Boston and several
people killed, among whom was a Miss
Tonkin, daughter of a prominent Oil
City, man who was on her way to a girl's
seminary. Miss Alice Patterson .daugh
ter of John N. Patterson of Butler, was
a close friend of Miss Tonkin, having
attended the same school last year and
roomed with her. This year they had
planned to return together, and but for
Miss Patterson's changing her mind and
deciding to go to a Washington, D, C.
school, she would have been on the
wrecked train.
—The First Ward Hose team and del
egates from the local fire companies
leave next Wednesday via the B. & O.
to attend the firemen's State Conven
tion at Philadelphia. Thursday the
First Ward boys will parade and on Fri
day race. The races will be held on
Broad St. near the City Hall. They in
pludc time, service and hook and ladder
paces in all of which the local team will
compete. The first prizes are S3OO, SIOO
&nd $75 respectively. The First Ward's
will present a team of veterans who
fthould do faster running than any other
team that ever represented the town.
They will run in the following order:
rope, McCutoheon, Cole, Ayres, Jones,
Bonner, Leedom and Campbell: pole,
Negley and Rockenstein; coupler, J
Heineman; pipeman, Feigel; plug, Mor
rison, W. Heineman and Campbell:
timer, Douglass. There are twelve en
tries in the races.
The cream of the fall patterns in Car
pets to be found at Brown & Co's. Ex
tra Super Ingrains. Tapestries, Axniin
sters, &c. Our Carpets are right from
the loom—fresh—bright and no better
make to be had. Give us a share of
your patronage.
Mrs. Koonce is visiting her daughter
in New Castle.
W. H. O 'Brien, the plum her, is down
with pneumonia.
Jos. Campbell of Concord township
was in town. Tuesday.
J. D. Marshall is making a SSOO im
provement, in his office.
Cleveland is now the only living ex-
President of the United States.
John Horner of Donagal twp. visited
frinds in Butler, last week.
Dr. S. Alden Kamerer is now located
with Dr. Hoover on E. Wayner St.
Alex Russell is home visiting his
daughter, Mrs. Godwin, who is sick.
D. N. Weimer has been granted a
pension of sl2 per month. Jas. Cooper
Capt. J. B. Boggs was*in town Tues
day, attending to some legal busi
Prof. E. Mackej of Reading was in
town, Monday and Tuesday, on legal
Mrs. Leonard of Auburn, N. Y. is the
guest of Mrs. Col. Haworth of the
John S. Adams has sold his store in
Tarentum, and intends moving back to
Butler county.
C. N. Boyd will be home the latter
part of the week, after a protracted
stay at Markleton.
W. J. Ehmer, the plumber, was taken
to the Hospital last Thursday suffering
from typhoid fever.
Frank Stiver of Harmony was in
town, Monday, in the interest of the
Harmony Milling Co.
Wm. Hutchison and Smiley Miller of
Fleeger attended the funeral of Pres.
McKinley at Canton.
W. C. Glenn of West Sunburv took a
car load of cattle to the East Liberty
stock yards, Saturday.
H. W. Young of El wood, a former
resident of Butler, attended the Walker
Ave. equity suit. Tuesday.
Dan Lardin and wife of Walker Ave.
visited their relatives, Mr. Kaylor and
family at Herman Sunday.
Rev. Harper of the Saxon M. E.
church and Miss Hattie Snyder of Pitts
burg weft married Sept. 10th.
Charles Ritter was brought home
from Allegheny last Friday with pneu
monia. but is now recovering.
Joseph and Ernest Bovard of Mercer
twp. have returned from a prolonged
visit to the California oil fields.
James Dodds and family left Satur
day for a short visit with Sheriff Dodds
at Adamsville, Crawford county.
Miss Retta Dosch of Allegheny has
returned home after a three-weeks visit
to Miss Sue Ritter of S. Main St.
Miss Bruner of Saxon Station is an ex
cellent pianist, and favored a large au
dience in Newton's store. Monday,
J. W. Conrad, the West End grocer
and wife are visiting friends in Mercer
County and taking in the Mercer Fair.
Richard Fisher of Penn twp. was 69
years of age, last Wednesday, and his
friends gathered in, and made merry
with him.
Rev. J. S. Wilson and James Barr
and wife of Prospect are attending the
United Pres Synod which is meeting in
W. L. Cross of Great Belt went to
Canton, last Thursday, to attend the
President's funeral. He says the crowd
was something awful.
O E. Campbell of W. Sunbury and
Daniel Younkins and Wayne Walker of
Butler will serve on the jury of the
U. S. Court in Pittsburg, next month.
W. S. McVay was taken ill the other
day and, as his wife was visiting her
folks in W. Va., he went to the hospi
tal. He was threatened with pneumo
nia, but is doing nicely.
Mrs. M. L. Armstrong and daughter,
Nellie, of Fairview Ave., and Messrs
Lawrence and Jesse Cornelius and John
and Arthur Flack returned Saturday
from the Expo, aud Falls.
J. D. Williams of Brownsdale was in
town last Thursday. He is manager of
the ' Woodland Stock Farm" in that
vicinity, and owner of a herd of regis
tered Holstein-Fresian cattle.
Mr. and Mrs. George W. Fleming of
Concord twp. celebrated the 25th an
niversary of their marriage. Saturday,
with a silver-wedding party. Mrs. F.
was a daughter of James Cranmer.
Miss Anna Brown, the primary
teacher who was injured in a B. & O.
wreck several weeks ago, is lying help
less in the hospital at Philadelphia with
bnt small prospects of her speedy re
Ed. Williamson is now on the day
force at the Western Union telegraph
office after working as dispatcher every
night for almost 7 years. He succeeds
John Gall who has been made wire
chief of the Pittsburg office.
Miss Elgerta Eakin has recovered
from a six-weeks sick spell at the home
of her father Findley Eakin near But
tercup and expects to return to her po
sition as bookkeeper at Toledo, O , in
the near future.
Mrs. J. E. Zimmerman and head trim
mer, Miss Burton, have, returned from
New York and Philadelphia, where
they have been the past two weeks at
tending the millinery openings. They
will make their semi-annual display
October 3, 4 and 5, Don't miss it.
A double wedding is announced to
occur at Delano the first week of Octo
ber, when Harry Cypher is to be married
to Mies Mabel Krunipe of Pittsburg and
Philip Cypher to Miss Lyda Jack of
Kittanning. The young men are sons
of Martin Cypher and are oil well
Dr. I. C. Ketler, president of Grove
City college, was presented with a check
for S4OOO by the board of trustees of the
college on Wednesday evening, of last
week, the occasion being the 25th anni
versary of the founding of the college.
The gift was made in appreciation of the
services of Dr. Ketler, who has been at
the head of this institution since its
John McElhaney, who was born in
Muddycreek township and left here
when a small boy with his father, the
late Alexander McElhaney, who _ after
wards became judge of a circuit of fotir
counties in Missouri, is now judge of
the same circuit. The yonng judge is
but thirty-five years of age and is a
cousin of E. M. McElhaney, the well
known oil well contractor.
Miss Hallie, daughter of Win. H
McGaffic, and Howard C. Hazlett, son
of Thomas Hazlett, were married Mon
day at the brides' home on W. Pearl St.
Rev. E. S. White officiating. The many
friends of both young people wish tliem
a long and happy journey together
through life. The groom is a veteran
of the Spanish war and a painter by
S. G. Moore, wife and son, Martin
Monks and family, Clarence Anderson
and family, Oscar Sefton and other citi
zens of Clinton twp., to the number of
abont forty, started for Buffalo, Tues
day morning in a special car provided
by the "Bessie," and which is to make
the through trip and return for i? 4.85 for
each passenger. They expected to re
turn Saturday morning.
Mrs. J. A Horton of Jefferson St. and
Mrs. J. W. Miller of Mercer St. "are in
Buffalo for a few weeks as the guests of
Mr. and Mrs. D. E. Horton of Massa
chusetts Ave., who with their daughter
Pearl, were the guests of the former
during the month of August. They
will also visit relatives at Niagara Falls
and Blaisdell and view some picturesque
places on the Canadian shore.
A pleasant surprise party was tender
ed John Feigel of Lookout Ave., Mon
day evening, by his wife and mother,
the occasion being the 27th anniversary
of Jack's birth. The guests of the even
ing were the employees of Larkin&Co's
Supply Works, the First Ward Hose
Team and close friends of the Feigel
family. After vocal and instrumental
music by Mr. Dittmer, recitations by
Messrs Poole and C. E. Smith and com
ic songs by James Olden, an excellent
I supper was served. The occasion was
! a most pleasant one.
Phil Scbaul has returned from a visit
with friends in New York.
John Dindingerof Zelienople has been
granted a pension of s*oo per month.
Dr. Weilrnan of Mercer was in town,
Tuesday, to perform an operation at the
Five members of the family of Geo.
A. Kaufman of Callery are down with
typhoid fever.
E. H. Pvle is disposing of his oil prop
erty and I'arni stock and is moving to
Beaver Falls to engage in the dry goods
business. His farm "west of Prospect
and two strings of tools are also for
Stephen McClellan lias invented a
"Universal Breast Drill which he is in
troducing in connection with his
"Corner bit brace. ' Steve now lives in
Brooklyn and is making money out of
his inventions.
Lynn D. Borland, buyer for Mrs. J. E.
Zimmerman, lias 'eturned from New
York. Mr. Borland says he always
thinks his New York selections of Dress
Goods, Suits, Wraps and Trimmings
unsurpassed for beauty, style and qual
ity. but this season's purchase goes far
ahead of anv previous year. Price#
always right.
Harvey Miller got home, Monday
evening from Athens Co. 0., where he
and Pat Golden and others have a
thirteen bbl. well which is only ninety
feet deep. The oil comes from a strata
or boulder that lies from 90 to 165 feet
below the surface. That country is a
great one for peaches, which are being
shipped to market at 20 cts a bushel.
He was in one orchard of 50,000 trees,all
full of peaches.
—P. R. R. Excursion to Getty sbnrg
October, 6-10.
—Fourth Class Postmasters can now
attest pension vouchers, using their
postmarking stamp.and adding "Fourth
Class Postmaster'' after their names.
—lt is evident there is a gradual rise
in the value of farm property through
out the country. It is not in the natnre
of the boom, but people are becoming
convinced that the farm offers a safe
investment and furnishes a permanent
home. The keen competition of trade
with low margins, and the frequent
strikes and labor troubles for mechan
ics, will in future defer many from
crowding to the cities.
A Card of Thanks.
The ladies of the Women's Relief
Corps No. 97, at their meeting on last
Thursday evening, tendered a vote of
thanks to those gentlemen who so kind
ly and ably assisted them in entertain
ing the 101 st and 10: id Regiments at
their reunion out at the Park, Tuesday,
the 17th; also to the Street Car Co. for
their kind and courteous consideration.
They also appointed a committee of
three to write a letter of condolence to
Mrs. McKinley, expressing our heart
felt sorrow in her sad bereavement.
By order of the Corps.
The Man From Mexico will be pre
sented at the Park Theatre next week
This will furnish a strictly high class
offering in comedy and one that will
prove most satisfying to local theatre
goers, if the well seasoned judgment of
capable critics may be taken as accu
rate. The plav ha's been a great laugh
ing success in the larger cities during
the past two seasons, and since Mr.
Perkins secured the rights to it, he has
endeavored successfully to keep it up
to the high standard fixed by its pro
duction in New York, Boston, Chicago
and elsewhere.
First Charity Fund Concert of the
Butler Lodge No. 170, B. P. O. Elks.
No benefit is more deserving of the
patronage of the people of Butler than
that to be given tor the charity fund of
the Butler Lodge of Elks. A series of
concerts will be the attraction for the
benefit and tickets should be purchased
by all.
Graml Opera House, Pittsburg.
Hoyt's merry comedy, "A Midnight
Bell" will ring to the jolly jingle of
laughter of all Pittsburg at the Grand
Opera House the week beginning Mon
day, Sept. 30, when the new stock com
pany will present the first Hoyt play of'
the season. A Midnight Bell was one
of the first real successes of the La
mented Hoyt.
The matinees given at the Grand
daily are a great convenience to out of
town patrons who are unable to attend
the evening performance. This week's
play The Little Minister is attracting
large crowds at every performance,
Seats now on sale for A Midnight Bell.
Boys' Industrial Home.
Donations of canned fruits and butters
The management of tbe Boys' Indus
trial Home of Western Pennsylvania
respectfully solicit of the good people of
this community, donations of canned
fruits, fruit butters, jams, jellies, or
anything in tile way of spreads for the
boys of the Home. This is an Institu
tion doing a very necessary and noble
work in caring for homeless and ne
glected boys, giving them a home,
schooling and training. It is the only
thing of the kind under Protestant
auspices in Western Pennsylvania, and
is wholly unsectarian. in compensa
tion for such donations, the Home will
take charge of homeless and orphaned
boys in this community, if notified of
the same. Please send by freight or ex
press addressed to Boys' Industrial
Home, Euclid Ave., Allegheny. Every
thing so sent will be greatfully acknowl
edged by the Superintendent of the
Home, John W. Cleland, who will give
fnll information to all who may desire
jt ' s_
The nicest little home in Butler Co.
50 acres of land, cottage house, with
slate roof; good barn, buildings all built
within the last year and a half, good
well water from drilled well, a acres of
young orchard of all kinds of fruit Lo
cated on Butler and Kittanning pike 1A
mile from Fenelton Sta., on tho B. R.
& P. R. R.
A bargain for a quick buyer.
Inqnire of W. S. McCrea at Feed
Store on E. Jefferson, Butler, or S. E.
Leech of Mannington, W. Ya.
from 7 to 8 o'clock for the accommoda
tion of those who wish to open a savings
accouut and who do not find it conven
ient to come to our bank during uanal
hours. We pay 4 per cent interest on
deposits. Send for our booklet, all
about banking by mail or in person—
PANY, 6124 Penn Avenue, Pittsburg
When the Heart is Affected
By rheumatism or any of the muscles
near that organ, it is like tampering
with an electric wire, for death may
come at any moment. If life is worth
it, do not hesitate, but get Dr. Drum
mond's Lightning Remedy. Send $5 to
the Drummond Medicine Co., New
York, and they will send you two large
bottle by express, enough for a months
treatment,—with full special directions.
Agents Wanted.
See Kyle's Improved Cotton Down
Mattress —the best bed made—at Brown
& Co s.
W. J. Cousins vs Jennie A. Cousins,
divorce for alleged desertion.
John Staib vs Fredericka Kocher,
summons in ejectment for a house and
lot on E. Jefferson St., Butler, between
the Episcopal and Pres. churches.
Andrew Doka vs Frank Kollessar.
summons in trespass for SIOOO damages
for slander. A capias was issued and
i Kollessar was brought to jail aud held
i for want of the bail required, £!00.
Doka is defendant in a similar suit
brought by Kollessar some time ago.
They are Hungarians and Doka alleges
Kollessar slandered him and his daugh
ter while Kolessar swears Doka said
bad things about Mrs. K.
John McQ. Smith vs P. B. & L. E.
Railroad Co. and Alleghenv aud Butler
Plank Road Co., summons in trespass
for SIO,OOO damages claimed for injury
done his property on South Main street
by the filling of the sua<-e under the
plankroad bridge and the Bessemer
trestle with earth. This has caused the
surface drainage of Main street to be
deposited in Smith's lot, destroying his
old Frederal Spring and doing other
W. B. Denuison vs New Castle Gas
Co. and its successoi the Fort Pitt Gas
Co.. summons in assumpsit for $233,
1 claimed to be due as royalty on a gas
well on Dennisou's farm. The defts.
were to pay $1 per pound pressure for
the gas if used off the premises. The
defence is that the pressure was so
weak that it was never marketed.
Reinck Wilson & Co. vs Albert
Wagner and Frank N. Cooper,partners
summons in assumpsit.
Letters of adm'non the estate of Mary
Pape of Butler have been granted to
Gerard P. Pape.
The w ill of Daniel K. Graham of
Brady twp. has been probated, no letters.
Likewise Ihe will of Sadie M. Tinker of,
Marion twp.
Daniel Walker, George Daubenspeck.
Perry Turner and S. R. Walker school
directors of Parker twp. have filed an
appeal to the Superior Court from the
order of court granting the. incorpora
tion of the borough of Bruin.
Andrew Doka has filed his first
naturalization papers.
The jury in the trial of Charles S.
Murphy in the courts of Clarion county
charged with the murder of William
Kiser returned a verdict of "not guilty
after being out about four hours. The
verdict cf acquittal was not unexpected
by many on account of the evidence.
The court room was packed with people
awaiting the verdict when the jury
came in. The trial lasted almost three
The equity suit of citizens of Walker
Ave., Butler, vs Mrs. Sarah Mackev to
compel the opening of Walker Ave.
down to Centre Ave. was taken up in
court Monday morning. The property
holders, who bought from Mrs. Mackey,
say that she sold to them on the repre
sentation that the street would be open
ed to Centre Ave. which was never
A. M. Christley, Esq., was appointed
auditor in the estate of James Mcßride,
dec'd., of Clearfield twp.
On petition of Daisy E. Irwin, widow
of George W. Irwin, J. C. Miller, guar
dian, was ordered to pay S2O per month
out of her child's estate for maintenance
of the child.
W. C. Thompson was appointed
auditor in the estate of Olive Arm
strong. dec'd., of Cherry twp.
J. W. Hutchison, Esq., was appointad
guardian of Myrtle and Frederick,
minor children of John Feigel, dec'd.,
of Butler.
Samuel E. Stewart, guardian, was
ordered to pay to Louisa A. Smith,
mother, SIOO per annum for mainten
ance of Mabel and Walter Smith out of
his ward's' estates.
An order was made directing Sheriff
Hoon to transfer Gilbert Doutbett from
the Polk Institute to the Dixaiont
E. H. Laderer was appointed guardian
of Shepler Bostion of Muddycreek twp.
The will of W. M. Glenn of Washing
ton twp. has been probated, no letters.
J. W. Meals has been appointed
auditor for Venango twp. vice T. V.
Kelly, resigned.
Wm. Strawiok of Butler plead guilty
to f&b and Wednesday was sentenced
to pay $35 fine. S4O to the mother, $6 per
month for maintenance and costs.
Jacob Miller, on his own petition, was
appointed guardian of his mother, Mrs.
Josephine Miller, who is old and feeble
in mind and body and lives with her
daughter, Mrs. Brown, in Forward twp.
Wednesday John Bakef of Millers
town was granted a divorce from his
wife Mary A. Baker.
The appeals for Purvis, J. G & W.
Campbell, Troutman, Berg and. other
citizens of Butler from the tax valua
tions assessed on their properties by the
assessors and Count}' Coni'rg were
heard Wednesday. The Com'rs have a
large number of witnesses from the
townships to show that the valuations
are relatively no higher than in the
country. The hearings continue today.
The bill of B. Masseth vs W. H.
Larkin et al for infringing on his pat
ents on packers was dismissed in U. S.
Court at Pittsburg, Tuesday.
Sarah Wolford to W. W. Lindsey 214
acres in Slipperyrock for $6500.
W. H. O'Brien & Co. to Sarah J.
Reabel leases in Middlesex for $2040.
H. L. Green to W. H. O'Brien & Co.
leases in Middlesex for SIBSO.
H. H. Black to Edward G. Troutman
lot in Washington twp. for $375-
Herman Hall to Laura A. Kinser lot
in Butler for $325.
John Ralsion to Everett L. Ralston
117 acres in Clay for S3OOO.
F. W. H. Wehr to King J. Neely lot
in Prospect for SSOO.
Benj. Bredin to E. W. Crawford lot
in Allegheny twp. for SBOO
W. H. Campbell, Clerk O. C.. to
Louisa Ziegler lot in Harmony.
John C. Moore. Ex'r of D Heck to
Presley E. Heck, 125 acres in Centre for
Presley E. Heck to Rose McCollough
75 acres in Centre for $2137.50.
Henry Schwalm to Geo. W. Amy 20
acre lease in Penn twp. for $3350.
Win. E. Hoffman to Wm. Cashdollar,
41 acres in Adams for $1047.
Christina Frederick to J. C. Gaisford
lot in Millerstown for S3OO.
James Whittaker to Elizabeth Bailey
quit claim to 25 acres m Marion for
31arriagfe Licenses.
Robert Bruce Bowser Parker
Mary Lorano Pearce Bonus
W. B. Brown Rochester, Pa
Clara B. Wilson "
George F. Dilliman West Liberty
Mary Barger Euclid
Charley E. Walton Beaver Falls
Dora SwiDdler Rochester
Howard C. Hazlett Butler
Hallie F- McGaffic "
William Ross Wilson Tyrone, Pa
Agnes G. Greene Butler
W. B. Jamison Eakin's Corners
M.J. Henry ' "
Brice S. Miller Harrisville
Cora E. Gerlach .
Fred Wilkewitz Buffalo twp
Daisy I. Hesselgesser "
James O. Bolender Grove City
Amanda Thorne Allegheny Co
Edward G. Hoffman Evans City
Allie M, Ramsey "
Clyde D Wise Butler
Lillian McCand1e55.............. *'
At Kittanning—S. J. Glenn of Pit
cairn, Pa., and Blanche Crawford of
Allegheny twp.
At Pittsburg —W. J. O'Nejl of Alle
gheny Co. and Margie McDevitt of But
ler Co.
At Steubenville—Herman Schelcnsky
and Luella Baker of Butler Co.
At Pittsburg, N. F. Leonard of But
ler and Rose Stvble of Pittsburg.
Did you get a live-cent cake of schnier
Michael Scanlon, in the employ of the
Reed Haselton Construction Co. build
ing a bridge near Hubbard. 0., was
crushed to death last Friday by heavy
timbers rolling on him from a wagon.
Scanlon resided at Youngstown and had
a family.
Howard Elliott, a young son of Prof.
H H. Elliott of Turtlecreek who, with
his family has been spending the sum
mer in Centre twp. stepped on a rnsty
nail some weeks ago. The wound has
refused to heal and an absess has form
ed, necessitating a painful operation.
Tony Nitoly. an Italian, had his skull
fractured by a fall of limestone at the
West Winfield quarries. last week He
was taken to the Butler Hospital where
Drs. Atwe'll and Bricker operated on the
wound. The man is now in a fair way
to recover
Mrs Margaret Galloway, wife of
Thomas Galloway of Franklin twp. Ml
and broke her arm last week.
Rasley & McDowell's Hnber thresh
ing machine broke down in Butler, last
Thursday afternoon, coming up the hill
at south end of M~Kean St. The three
bolts connecting the enirine with the
machine broke, and the machine sepa
rated from the engine, but the two
parts were chained together and taken
to a shop for repairs.
Charley Winters of Penn twp. came
to the hospital, last Saturday, with 14
shot in one leg and 124 in another. He
set a trap gun for chicken thieves Fri
day night, and forgot all about it Sat
urday morning when he went out to
feed his chickens.
Patrick Lewis, a son of James Lewis
of Butler, was struck by an engine and
killed at Youngstown. 0., Tuesday.
Fall ami Winter IHsplay of Com
ing Styles for lOO'l and 1902.
Charming Pattern Hats charming
Pattern Bonnets and a special display
of Misses' and children's fashionable
ht ad wear, Thursday, Friday and Sat
urday, October 3, 4 and 5. Special dis
play of Ladies' fine Tailored Jacket
Suits, Winter Wraps and Furs on these
Wheat. wholesale price 67 70
Rye. . " >0
Oats. " 40
Corn. " 60
Hay, " 13 00
Eggs, " 18
Butter, " 18-22
Potatoes " 90
Onions, per bu 65
Beets, per doz bunches 25
Cabbage, per lb 01
Chickens, dressed 10
Parsnips, per bu 50
Turnips 35
Cucumbers, per doz 15
Tomatoes, per bu 1 00
Peaches ' 501.50
Apples 30 40
Celery, doz bunches 35
Hickorynuts 1.50
Chestnuts 3.00
Walnuts 50
Public Sales.
September 30, Friday, 10 a. m., at
Juo. C. Moore's in Centre twp., stock,
grain, hay, etc.
Sept. 28, 10 a. m.. S. R. Stoughtom of
Franklin twp., near Isle, stock, hay,
grain, etc, J. R. Kearns. auct.
September 25th, Wednesday, 9 a. m.,
at late residence of George Maizland,
dec'd., in Clintou twp., stock of all
kinds, crops, farming implements, etc —
also the two farms, one of 130 acres and
the other of 162| acres, good land and
good title, two of the finest farms in the
Friday, Sept. 27, at 2 p. m. on the
premises of the late John Day in Clay
twp., household goods, stock, farm im
plements, etc. Daniel McDevitt, met.
Oct. 2nd, 10 a. m., J. M. Patton in
Concord township—stock, implements,
wagons, hay, grain, etc. J. R. Kearns,
Oct. 9, Wednesday, 2 p m., real
estate of Patrick and Jas. A. Mcßride
in Clearfield twp.. on the premises.
When looking for Heating Stoves re
member our line will be the finest in
town. See our B. R. & P. Heating
Main St.
Real Estate Broker.
Parties wishing to purchase or spll
oil properties, farms, city residences or
real estate of any kind, should call upon
Wm. Walker,in Ketterer's b'd'g,opposite
P, O. Butler Pa. Peoples Phone No. 519.
P»n-Aiiiertcan Exposition.
Low rates and quick time via thp
Besseujer & Lake Erie R. R. and con
Following are the rates <rom Butler:
*4. 25 Tickets on sale Tuesdays and
Saturdays; good for six days.
$6.«0 Tickets on sale daily; good for 15
$7.75 Tickets on sale daily; good for
20 days.
Proportionally low rates from other
stations. For time of trains 'and other
information, inquire of agents, or ad
dress, E. D. Coinstock, G. P. A., Pitts
burg, Pa.
Like a Great I£aiUyay.
With its branches running in every
direction, are the arteries and veins that
convey the blood to every part of the
system. 4 co}d, sqdden changes and
exposure may cause poisonous acids to
clog the circulation and then comes
rheumatism, Beware! If you value
your life remove the obstruction with
Dr Drummond's Lightning Remedy.
Send $5 to Drummond Medicine Co,
New York, and theywill send you two
large bottles by express, enough for a
month'streatinent, —with full special
directions Agents wanted.
Ice Cre^m
At retail and wholesale at the Butler
The Bessemer & Lake Erie Railroad
Company has placed on sale at all sta
tions, excursion tickets to Buffalo, on
account qf the Pan-American Exposi
tion. With the improved passenger
train service now being arranged for,
making connections with three impor
tant Buffalo lines; via',' the Erie R. R.,
L. S. & M. S. and Nickel Plate, patrons
of the road-will be given every opportu
nity to visit the Exposition at the lowest
available rates.
The very latest designs in Sideboards
at Brown & Co's. Low prices and arood
quality here.
Purified milk 4ctd a quart at the
The New Royal Sewing Machin
beats all the rest. Simple—durable—
popular price. $16.75 up. See Brown
& Co.
There is no food so healthy, nourish
ing, refreshing or as cheap as purified
milk. Two glasses for 5 cents, or six
gallons for a dollar at THE CREAMERY.
Bed Room Suits in late designs now
arriving at Brov/n & Co's. Save money
by buying here.
For a dish of pure Ice Cream stop at
the Creamery. Ladies' Parlor up-stairs
New Couches now arriving at Brown
& Co's. See our hand-made guaran
teed Couch for only SB.
Try Johnston's Beef, Iron and Wine,
for your spring tonic.
Anything you want in Furniture or
Carpets at Brown & Co's. Best qnali
ty—lowest prices. Give us a call.
Order your milk and cream from the
Creamery wagon, as it passe* your door,
or call up People's Phone 339, and the
wagon will stop at your house.
The Annual County Convention of
the Women's Christian Temperance
Union was held in the M E. church.
Tuesday and Friday. Owing to the
McKinlev memorial services nothing
was done until Thursday evening when
Miss Lilliam M. Phelps of Ontario, Cau.
addressed a large audience on temper
ance topics.
State Sec'y Griggs entertained about
250 men and boys in the Y. M. C. A.
auditorium. Thursday evening, with a
description of a visit to Ireland, illus
trated with 125 stereopticon views,
which made the lecture almost as good
as a real visit to the Emerald Isle. Re
freshments were served by the ladies of
the First Presbyterian church.
Monday was the Day of Atonement
for the Hebrews and all their stores
were closed. On that day they are not
allowed to eat, drink or smoke till
towards evening. Religious services
were held in Butler, that day.
At a business meeting of the Baptist
church. Rev. E. S. Shumaker. of Pros
pect, Pa., was given a unanimous call
to become pastor of the Kane church
and as Mr. Shumaker had signified his
willingness to accept the call should the
church extend it, he was engaged, and
will become pastor as soon as it becomes
possible for him to leave his present
charge. --Kane Republican
The Epworth League of the Eau
Claire M. E. church will give an enter
tainment in their church. Monday even
ing, Oct. 1, at 7 o'clock.
Sunday morning the U. P. congrega
tion by a unanimous vote extended an
invitation to the First Synod of the U.
P. church to meet in this place next
The monthly all day meeting will be
held in the Gospel Tabernacle on Mercer
St. Butler Pa., Sept. 27, (Friday) under
auspices of the Christian and Missionary
Alliance. Services at 10:30, 2:00 and
7:00 p. m. Rev. E. D Whiteside and
other speakers will be present. All are
cordially invited.
Letter to Thomas McNair.
Butler. Pa.
Dear Sir: H. M. Hooker & Co., Coop
erstown, N. Y., have sold Devoe paint
for 22 years. D. T. McGown. of that
firm, built a house in 'BS and painted
Devoe, of course. The paint lasted ten
A year or two later, a neighbor built
a house and painted it lead and oil.
The neighbor's house was repainted
twice in the same time.
This looks as if the neighbor's house
was painted three times in eight or nine
years, and McGown's once in ten years.
We are not quite sure—we tell the tale
as it comes to us.
It is enough to say that Devoe lead
and zinc lasts twice as long as lead and
Yours truly.
F. W. DEVOE & Co.
P. S.—Patterson Bros, sell our paint
in your section.
To Whom it May Concern-
Walter's Best Flour is the "best".
Makes the finest bread we ever had.
Ingrain Carpet ? at 50c, 60c and 65c
per yard. See Brown & Co.
If you want a drink of fresh butter
milk stop at the Creamery. All you can
drink for 5 cents.
Music scholars wanted *t 128 West
Wavne Si.
New Axminster Carpets $1.20 per
yard at Brown & Cos.
WANTED—At the Butler Business
College, a large number of bright, in
dustrious young- men and women to
learn shorthand, typewriting and book
keeping. Positions are waiting. New
ad. on this page.
Get Heady
for the chilly days aud even
ings that are coming.
Be Readv
with a Top COAT when the
weather demands it.
We're Ready
to show you tte very swell
est Overcoatings—all new at
the most favorable ftgures.
Pome in soon.
Wedcjing Suits a Specialty.
Practical Tailor.,
Those two new openstDck patterns in
English Porcelain are going fast.
They aie almost as delicate and thin a;
French China.
The oqe pattern in Pejpt Blue with
beaded edge has attracted unusal atten
tion and has been a big seller.
The other is decorated with pink rose
in small design and with gold strip.
Come and see them and you will want
Have you see the latest Indian novel-,
ties in heads, plates, cups and tobacco
! New goods arriving every week at
Eagle B'l'd. Near P. O.
241 South Main street
when in Pittsburg are invited to
make their headquarters at our store, leave
your packages there, call for them later.
Ask us for any information you would
to have. Every courtesy will Ve
you whether you buy of us or hot.
In our new quarters we wilV continue to
handle the trends uf Whiskeys.
Brandies. eyC-> ~ns we did in our old store.
Some of the brands are:
wo offer them to you unadulterated (i ycuy
old at 11.00 per full quart. >v«G,
We pay express charges on all mail orders
of $5.00 or over. Uoods shipped promptly.
Wholesale Qcalres in Wines and Liquors,
Formerly 411 Water Street,
Pittsburg. Pa. I
Long Distance Telephone Court 2178. I
\ Hundred-year <
J Neither time, moisture nor £
V mould can affect jellies that are ! C
f I sealed with paraffine wax. Fill ( f
C your glasses or jars, pour a film J
J of parafTi*>e over the surface, N
and the jelly will keep for a f
1 century if you want it to. V
N Paraffine is white, tasteless j J
% and odorless, aud is proof ; \
V aga : nst moisture, acids, insects V
J and germs It preventsevapora- Q
\ tiou, granulation or change of [
1 any kind. A pound of paraffine \
\ goes a long way and can be Q
t 1 used over aud over again year f
v after year. Just as good for /
J covering preserves, fruit butters 1
\ I and jams. \
\ Paraffine >
| Wax, |
» ] especially refined for sealing 7
/ j purposes. S
/ Pharmacist. I
? Butler, Pa, (
Administrator's Sale.
By virtue of an order and decree of the
Orphan's Court of Butler county. Pa., at No.
08, September Term, 1901, the undersigned
administrator of Henry R. Blair, late of
Slipperyrock twp., Butler county, Pa , dec'd.,
will offer for sale at public outcry, on the
premises, on
Saturday, October 19th, 1901,
at 1 o'clock p. m., the following described
real estate, late of said dectdent, situate in
Slipperyrock township, Butler county, State
of Pennsylvania, bounded north by land of
John Kiester's heirs, east by Slipperyrock
creek, south by land of O. D. Kiester and
west by land of M. Humphrey, containing 00
acres, more or less, about 40 acres of which
is woodland, the remainder tillable;satd land
is convenient to railroad, school and
churches. Good orchard, frame dwelling'
house of 7 rooms, barn and other outbuild
ings thereon. Supposed to be oil and gas
TERMS OF SALE—Si of purchase money
when sale is contirmed by the Court and bal
ance, with interest, in two equal, annual
payments thereafter, to be secured by bond
ana mortgage in the usual form On the
Also at 2 o'olock of said Day,
on said premises, the following personal
property will be offered for sale, »-17.: One
team of work horses. 1 cow. 1 yearling heifer,
1 set wagon harness. 2 sets single harness,
top buggy, almost new; road wagon, spring
wagon, farm wagon, mowing machine, horse
rake. wind-mill, plow, spring harrow, and
other farming utensils, oats, rye, buckwheat,
potatoes, corn in the shock, hay and straw.
All sales five dollars and under, cash. On
all sales over fl\ e dollars. 9 months time' will
be given on purchaser giving note with good
R.R.BLAIR. Adm'r.,
Of HENRY R. BLAIR, dec'd.
Keister, Pa.
M. S. CLARK. Auctioneer.
J. M. GAI.BREATH, Attorney.
Ruth Grace Christy 1 In the Court of Com
mon Pleas of Butler
vs county. Pa.. A. 1). No.
I 27, May Term, 1901.
Victor E. Christy. J Book 22, Page 149.
To Victor E. Christy:
Two Subpoenas in above case having been
returned N. E. 1., you the said Victor E.
Christy, above named defendant, are hersby
required to appear in said court of Common
Pleas, to be held at Butler, Pa., on Monday,
the 2nd day of December. 1901. being the first
day of next term of said Court to answer the
said complaint, and show cause, if any you
have, why an absolute divorce from the
bonds of matrimony should not be granted
to said Ruth Grace Christy
You are also hereby notified that testi
mony will be taken in the above case before
said court, on December 3rd, 1901, at which
time and place you are notified to attend.
THOMAS R. HOON, Sheriff.
My wife, Stoughtou, having
left my home and separated herself
from me without cause, taking with
her two of my minor children: this is
to give notice that I will not support or
in any way become liable for the main
tenance of my said wife and children
elsewhere than at my own home, and
all persons furnishing anything to her
or to them will do so at their own risk.
In the matter of Mcßride Brothers, to-wlt:
James A. Mcßride and Patrick Mcßride,
In the District Court of the United States
for the Western District of Pennsylvania.
No 1404 in Bankruptcy.
By virtue of an order and decree made in
above stated case, on Sept. 6th, 1901, by J. W.
Hutchison, Esq., Referee in Bankruptcy, the
undersigned, duly appointed trustee, will
offei for sale the following described real
estate qt said bankrupts, to-wit: On
Wednesday, October 9th. 1901,
At 2 o'clock D- m.. on the premises, all that
certain tract of land, situate In Clearfield
township, Butler county, I'a l>ounded north
by lot or St. John's church and a public road;
east by lands of Michael Kramer and Mc-
Mahan heirs; south by lands of McCague and
McClafferty heirs; west by McClafferty heirs
and lot or St. John's church; containing
sixty-Uve acres, be the same more or less;
with a two-story frame dwelling house,
frame barn and other outbuildings thereon
ALSO—At 3 o'clock p. m„ of said day, on
the premises, all that certain tract of land,
situate in said township of Clearfleld.bound
ed north by lands of McClafferty heirs; east
by lands of John McCague; south by lands of
Patrick Logue and west by the same; con
taining fifty acres, be the same more or less;
mostly cleared and under fence. Each of
said bankrupts is the owner of an undivided
% interest in said tracts of land.
Also on Friday, October 11, 1901,
at 1 o'clock a,. m,.. on the premises, all that
certainly land, belonging to James A.
Mcßriac, one of saia bankrupts, situated in
the Borough of Oakdale, County of Alle
jheuy, State of Pennsylvania,bounded north
by lot of J. Y. Schivers 10b feet, more or less;
on the east by same, 72 feet more or less; oil
the south by Centre street, 80 feet, more or
less; and west by Myrtle Avenne 125 feet,
more or less; with a twt>-story frame dwel
ling house and outbuildings thereon erected.
All of said real estate will be sold free and
discharged of liens.
TERMS OF SALE-Ten cent, of bid
when property is said. Balance on confir
mation of sale by the Court.
J, M. UJU.BHEATH, Colysvllle, Pa.
Att'v for Trustee.
Notice of Application for Charter
Notice is hereby given that an appli
cation will be made to the Honorable
John M. Greer, President Judge of said
Court, on the (ith day of November
next, at 10 o'c\cck a ra", under the In
corporation Act of 1874 and the Supple
ments thereto by J. M. Scott, Robert
KTauae, F. W. Witte, John Rivers, Sr.,
E. P. Harper and others for the Charter
of an intended corporation to be called
the Saxon Station Academy, the char
acter and object of which is to maintain
an institution of learning fox higher ed
ucation than that acquir«>d in the Com
mon Schools ««ml for this purpose to
have, possess and enjoy all the rights,
benefits and privileges conferred by the
said Act and its Supplements.
Notice is hereby given that letters of
administration in the estate of Mrs. Mary
J. Royle, deceased, late of the B enough
of Butler, Butler county. Pa., have been
granted to Sannyjl M. Beaton, resident
of said boyoufeh. to whom all persons in
debted to said estate are requested to
make payment, and those having claims
or demands against said estate are re
quested to make known the same with
out delay.
Butler, Pa.
| Fall Suits, A Surpassing
The Fall Lines of the "Sthaul & Nast Perfect Clothing" are
ready for your inspection. These up-to-date Suits—teem with a
character and goodness which are rarely found in ready-to-wear
The designs are correct—every new fad is presented in original
efiect. Note especially the new shaped collare, the smart sack styles
and latest cut of trousers.
'Schaul 6c Nast s Suits are sold on their merits, and at prices
which are positively competition proof.
They are made to wear well, please the eye and satisfy the
careful dresser.
For Fall and Winter, 1901-2, this line stands as in previous
seasons, at the top notch of ready-to-wear clorhing.
Schaul & Nast,
137 South Main St., Butler.
Will soon be at an end- Don't wait longer for t.hia ig a great
opportunity, and this sale is a matter of Dollars and Cents to
you. Your gain and our loss. The deep cut price on these
suits make them go. That is what we want—to sell every
suit. Cost of these suits not considered in this sale
All we want you to do is to call and examine these "suits. You
will be convinced of the bargains you get. Note following prices:
Actual selling price sl3 to sl6 deep cut price flO
" " " 12 " 15 " " " 9
<< << << g<< |2 " << <• g
" " " 8 " 10 " " " 7
« .< 6 " 8 " " " 4
Actual selling price sl3 to sl6 deep cut price $9
1. « ■< 12 " 15 " " " 8
n a <« gi% |2 ii " '• j
" '» " 8 " . 10 " " " 6
" « 4 6 " 8 " " " 4
11 ii «« 5 " 6 " " " 3
Actual selling price $5.00 to $6 deep cut price $3.00
" " " 4.00 " 5 " " " 2.50
" " " 3.00 " 4 " " " 2.00
« i» « 2.50 " 3 " " " i-50
« «« « JJQ .« 2 .. A U TQQ
All Straw Hats go at Half price.
All Brown Stiff Hats go at Halt price.
One Lot Underwear was SI.OO a suit now 50c a suit.
Men's Vests (wash goods) worth from SI.OO to $2.50 now 50c.
Men's Crash Suits—plain linen and fancy stripes—half price.
All Bicycle Pants go at half price.
Miscellaneous Bargains throughout the store.
Enough said—you know the store.
Cor. Main and Cunningham ra.
Hold Your Dollars
. t. nfllLLtn o winter foot wear.
We Are Overloaded
on Boots, Shoes and Rubbers and in order to reduce our stock quickly we have
simply knocked the bottom right out of prices.
Boys' and Girls' good school shoes, well known C M Hapgood make, 11 to 2......75 c
Boys' fine shoes 75 c an ® 1 00
Boy's everyday shoes, tap sole 75 c an d *9°
Ladies' fine shoes 9°*;
Ladies' everyday shoes jg o
Men's fine shoes
Men's everyday shoes, tap sole
A Lot of Men's and Boys' good solid
Kip Boots at a Sacrifice.
These are extra good quality and just the thing for fall and winter wear. We
are goiag to close out our entire lot —it will pay you to see these goods; they are the
regular $2 50 and $3 00 boots, but in order to close them out quickly, we have re
duced them as follows:
Men's sizes, 6 to 11 5°
Boya' sizes, 3 to 1 00
Youths' sizes, 11 to
Do not fail to see this immense stock of Rubber and Felt Boots. Being tempted
by the very liberal offer of one of the largest and best manufacturers of rubber ana
felt boots in the country—Geo Watkinson & Co. makers of the celebrated TOisiuc
brand, the kind with ROUGH TIP ON TOE— to take the entire lot of an over-stock,
which was crowding them for room, we have bought about three times the amoun
of rubber and felt goods we usually do for one season, so in order to turn them into
money quickly, we are going to sell rubber and felt boots cheaper than any rm
can buy them wholesale. Call and see them as you cannot afford to miss e
chance to get the best rubber and felt boots made for less than you would pay else
where for the ordinary cheap rubbers and felts.
Always a Large Variety and latest Styles in
Walkover and W L Douglass fine shoes for men, Krippendorf, Dittmann & Co.
G W Herrick sne shoes for women and a full line of Boys' and Youths' and Misses'
and Children's fine shoes in all the new and pretty styles. See our bargain counter,
alwavs full of attractive bargain?. Repairing done on short notice. For good
reliable footwear try
C. E. Miller
i ———~
In re estate of John Day, dec'd., late
of Clay twp., Butler Co., Pa.
Letters testamentary having been
granted to the undersigned on above
estate all persons having claims will pre
sent them duly proved for payment and
all persons indebted to said estate will
make immediate payment to
PETER R. DAY, Executor,
West Sunbury, Pa.
| W. C. FINDI,EY, Att'y.
Letters of administration on the estate
of Wiiliam D. Renick, dec'd., late of
Slipperyrock twp..Butler Co. ,Pa., having
been granted to the undersigned, all
persons knowing themselves indebted to
said estate will please make immediate
payment, and any having claims against
said estate will present them duly au
thenticated for settlement to
Keister P. 0., Butler Co., Pa.
J. M. GAI.BREATH, Att'y.
Letters testamentary on the estate of
David Park, dec'd., late of Middlesex
township, Butler Co., Pa., having been
granted to the undersigned, all persons
knowing themselves indebted to said
estate will please make immediate pay
ment and any having claims against satd
estate will present them duly authenti
cated to
Bakers town, Pa.
E. H. NBGLKY. Att'v.
lbe S Minute Breakfast Fool
Purine Health Flour
PURINA MILLS, St. Louis, Mo.