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PITTSTON, WILKES - BARRE, AND !
LOYAL SOCK COAL.
Invites the patronage of his old friends and the pub
lic generally. I shall keep a full assortment
of all sizes,
AND SHALL SELL AT
LOWEST PRICES FOR CASH.
Yard and office, foot of I'ine street, jtlst south of
Aug. 30 N. TIDD.
GODEY'S LADY'S BOOK.
The oldest and Best Fashion Magazine |
REDUCED TO .$2.00 PER YEAR.
Subscriptions will be received at this Office in
Clubs with this Paper.
The DAILY REVIEW and Godey's Lady's '
Book for one Year at $4.50.
See what Godey's Lady's Book will Contain
Nearly 1200 pages of first-class Literary matter.
12 Steel Plate Beautiful Original Engravings.
12 Large and Elegantly Colored Fashion Plates. j
24 Pages of Vocal and Instrumental Music.
900 Engravings,on Art, Science, and Fashion.
12 Large Diagram Patterns of Ladies' and Chil
dren's Dresses. l
12 Architectural Designs for Beautiful Homes.
200 ur more Original Receipts for Family Use.
.\nd the usual Original Department matters.
The January No. of the New Year will be issued
December rst, and will contain the open n g chap- |
ters of one of the Best Serial Stories ever printed in j
American Magazine, by
the author of " A Gentle Belle," " Valerie Ayl- |
mer," "Morton House,"etc,, entitled
ROSLYN S FORTUNE.
We have eagaged a Full Corps of Distinguished j
Writers, whose Contributions will enrich Godey's !
; Lady's Book during the year.
Send in your Clubs at once. You can add any
names afterwards ut the same price as the
TERMS.—Cash in Advance. i i
One copy, one year, $2 00
Two copies, one year, ti 70 I
Three copies, one year, 5 25 I
Four copies, one year, 6 60
Five copies, one year, and an extra copy to the
person getting up the club, making six cop
ies...... p 50
Eight copies, one year, and an extra copy to
the person getting up the elub, making nine
copies, sl4 00
Now is the time to make up your Club.
IIOW TO REMIT. —Get a Post-otliceT Money '
Order on Philadelphia, or a Draft on Philadelphia '
or New York. If you cannot get either of these, j
send Bank-notes, and in the latter case register j
To parties intending to get up Club, a specimen !
copy will be sent on application.
GODEY'S,LADY'S BOOK PUB. CO. (Limited),
10W, Chestnut St., Philadelphia, Pa
Will open to-morrow an IM
MENSE STOCK of Standard
Family Bibles, Sunday School
Books, and other goods for the
holiday trade. Will be sold at
AUCTION, commencing Satur
day Evening Dec. 20.
QOAL! COAL !
CitiWlP roffi €.!/# /
The following prices will be charged for .tfJf-
Tit ECtVITH f'O.f Li in the yard, in all the
yards signatures hereto attached, until furthe
STOVE, $4 25
CHESTNUT, 4 25
GRATE, 4 25
EGG, 4 25
49- Cartage, FIFTY CENTS PER TON IN
addition to above, and an EXTRA CHARGE for
W. M. MALLORY, Towanaa.
E. B. PIERCE,
BARTLETT BROS., Wysox.
At WMim, formerly Phin
LARGE STO VE, f3 00
SMALL STOVE , 3 25
CHESTNUT, 3 25
EGG, - 3 00
GRATE, 3 00
SMALL CHESTNUT, U 5
With same additional charges for cartage.
W. M. MALLORY.
October, 24, 1879.
J. L. KENT'S.
IMMENSE STOCK !
CLOAKS and SHAWLS,
GLOVES and HOSIERY,
3 button Kid Gloves, only 75
Cents, worth a dollar.
SHEETINGS & SHIRTINGS,
of the best brands, cheap !
CLOTHS and CASSIMERES,
of all qualities and prices.
RIBBONS & FANCY GOODS,
the best selection ever offered
in this market.
FLANNELS & BLANKETS,
iiF endless variety.
In fact my assortment of DRY
GOODS is complete and is not
excelled by any establishment in
the country. In prices
I DEFY COMPETITION !
and cordially invite inspection of
my goods and a comparison of
Col. Means' mammoth
store, second door south of Mc.
Intyre Brothers hardware store.
.T. L. KENT,
Nov. 14. Agent.
We respectfully invite public attention to i
COMPLETE JOB PRINTING HOUBK!
Corner Main and Pine streets, over the
COMMKRCIAL L'KINTI.NU A,\J) PILAMPLKT
WORK A SPECIALTY.
KO I K|
Neatly executed on the shortest notice, i
BUSINESS, PARTY AND CALLING OAHDA j
printed to} order.
AI.VORD & SON. |
Text Booh Uniformity.
RESULT WHERE ROOKS IIAVE TO
STAND ON TIIEIU OWN MERIT.
At a Convention of School Directors, of
! Centre County, held a Bellefonte, Decem
| her 20, IK7B, pursuant to the call of 11.
! Meyer, Esq., County Superintendent, for
i the purpose of considering the propriety
| of taking measures to secure a uniformity
! of the text-books used in the schools of
said county, the following action was
i taken, over fifty directors being present
i and nearly all the district in the county
; being represented:
COPY OF MINUTES,
i Upon motion of C. P. Stonerod, of Snow
| Shoe township, the following preamble and
| resolutions were adopted:
WHEREAS: Great expense and waste are
frequently incurred by the present and eon
nstatly changing variety of text-books used in
the common schools of Centre county, there
fore, be it
Resolved , By the representative directors
I here in session, that a system of text-books,
j suitable, complete and uniform, be adopted in ;
| accordance with the laws of the State,
| throughout the county.
i Upon motion of ,J. C. P. Jones, the follow
ing plan was adopted with but one dissenting
i vote, to carry into effect the following pre
i amble and resolutions:
First. Tin* various publishing houses to
send samples of their books to eaeb school
board in tne county Tor examination and to
submit therewith the lowest exchange, intr -
ductory and wholesale prices, and the lenglh
of time they will guarantee to furnish them
at said price.
Second. No agent of any publtshing house
to be permitted to do any work in the county,
to be either general or local agent, beyond
sending his books and terms as above stated.
Any house or agent violating this under
standing, their books to be counted ou of the
Third. The several school boards of the
county, after examination of the various
books which may have been submitted, to
hold a meeting at which each director shall
make out a list of the books which he prefers
to have adopted in the county, and send it to
Henry Meyer, Esq., County Superindeut, at
Rebersburg, Pa., prior to* the tirst dav of
June, 187b, who shall ma :c .. e
several statements so sent, and the books up
on the various branches having the ighest
number of votes or preference shall be the
series recommended for county uniformity.
The County Superintendent, after having
made the above eanvaos as above, to send the
result of the same to each of the papers in the
county for publication.
W. C. HEINLE, Chairman.
J. C. P. JONES, Secretary.
The following is the result of the votes
of the Directors of Centre county, Pa., on
the uniformity of Text-books* in said
county, with the number of votes cast fro
each book, under the foregoing plan and
READERS. No. vote.
New Graded 74
New American 12
New American 6
Swinton's ... 100
Barnes' Brief 7
Watson's _ .... g
V BITTEN ARITHMETIC.
Robinson's Shorter Course 57
N rook's Union g
Mew American 4
Clark's Brief 15
Bryant & Stratton's 44
Gray's - 42
White's Industrial 4g
The attention of Directors is called to
Section LXII of the School Laws, which
requires every School Board in the State
o adopt a series of Text-books every,
year, during vacation, which books, and
110 others, can be used during the ensuing
school year. This is intended to fix a
uniform course of study for the school 01
The undersigned having been appoint
ed a Committee to count the vote on
county uniformity of Text-books in Cen
tre county, respectfully report that
they have carefully performed such duty
and that the foregoing is a correct can
vass of the same.
VV. C. HEINLE,
Committee appointed by the County
Superintendent to canvass the votes
BELLKKONTK. PA., June 23, 187 9