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PITTSTON, WILKES - BARRE, AND
4 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 Pine street, just 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 Ladv'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.
24 Pages of Vocal and Instrumental Music.
900 Engravings, on Art, Science, and Fashion.
12 Large Diagram Patterns of Ladies' and Chil
12 Architectural Designs for Beautiful Homes.
200 ur more Original Receipts for Family Use.
And 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
American Magazine, by
the author of " A Gentle Belle," " Valerie Ayl
raer," "Morton House,"etc,, entitled
ROS LYN'S FORT UN E.
We have engaged a Full Corps of Distinguished
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 at the same price as the
TERMS. —Cash in Advance.
One copy, one year, $2 00
Two copies, one year, 3 70
Three copies, one year, 5 25
Four copies, one year, 0 00
Five copies, one year, and an extra copy to the
person getting up the club, making six cop
ies, 9 50
Eight copies, one year, and an extra copy to
the person getting up the club, making nine
copies, sl4 00
Now is the time to make up your Club.
HOW TO REMIT. —Get a Post-office' Money
Order on Philadelphia, or a Draft on Philadelphia
or New York, if you cannot get either of these,
send Bank-notes, and in the latter case register
To parties intending to get up Club, a specimen
copy will be sent on application.
GODEY'SjLADY'rf BOOK PUB. CO. (Limited),
1006, 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.
QOAT.I COAL I
VUF.IP FOR C.lSti !
I The following prices will be charged for
} TitU.MCITE CO.*Ms in the yard, in all the |
■ yards signatures hereto attached, until furthe i
STOVE, $ 4 25
CHESTNUT, 4 25
GRATE, 4 25
r EGG, 425
Cartage, FIFTY CENTS PER TON IN
addition to above, and an EXTRA CHARGE for
| carrying in.
W. M. MALLORY, Townnaa.
E. B. PIERCE,
! ' BAItTLETT BROS., Wysox.
At Nt.tCCOK l"S l'.lif, formerly Pliiu
LATH IE STOVE, $3 00
SMALL STOVE, 3 25
CHESTNUT, 3 25
EGG, 3 00
GRATE, 3 00
SMALL CHESTNUT, 2 15
i With same additional charges for cartage.
W. M. M ALLORY.
October, 24, 1879.
J. L. KENT'S.
j and an
ii IMMENSE STOCK
j DRESS GOODS,
CLOAKS and SHAWLS,
GLOVES and HOSIERY,
J 3 button Kid Gloves, only 75
r < Cents, worth a dollar.
' SHEETINGS & SHIRTINGS, j
of the best brands, cheap !
CLOTHS and CASSIMERES,
of all qualities and prices.
; RIBBONS & FANCY GOODS, j
the best selection ever offered
in this market.
FLANNELS & BLANKETS,
in endless variety.
In fact my assortment of DRY !
•; GOODS is complete and is not
[; excelled by any establishment in
j the country. In prices
I DEFY COMPETITION !
and cordially invite inspection of
my goods and a comparison of
©3" Col. Means' mammoth
store, second door south of Mc. !
Intyre Brothers hardware store.
.J. L. KENT,
Nov. 14. Agent.
We respectfully invite public attention to
COMPLETE JOB PRINTING llOUHE!
Corner Main ami l'iue streets, over the
| COMMERCIAL PRINTING AND PHAMI'LET '
WORK A SPECIALTY.
i Neatly executed on the shortest notice.
i BUSINESS, PARTY ANI) CALLING CARDS
printed to order.
AI VOUD & SON. j
Text Booh Uniformity.
RESULT WIIEKE BOOKS HAVE TO j
STAND ON THEIR OWN MERIT.
At a Convention of School Directors, of
Centre County, held a Uellefonte, Decem
ber 20, I*7B, pursuant to the call of 11.
Meyer, Esq., County Superintendent, for
the purpose of considering the propriety
j of taking measures to secure a uniformity
lof the text-books used in the schools of
said county, the following action was
taken, over fifty directors being present
and nearly all the district in the county ,
COPY OF MINUTES. ]
Upon motion of C. I'. Stonerod, of Snow
Shoe township, the following preamble and
resolutions were adopted: '
WHEREAS: Great expense and waste are '
frequently incurred by the present and con
nstatlv changing variety of text-books used in ,
the common schools of Centre county, there- .
fore, be it
Besolved , By the representative directors '
here in session, that a system of text-books, 1
suitable, complete and uniform, be adopted in *
accordance with the laws of the State, 1
throughout the county.
Upon motion of ,J. O. P. Jones, the follow
ing plan was adopted with but one dissenting
vote, to carry into effect the following pre
amble and resolutions:
First. The various publishing houses to 5
send samples of their books to eacfc schol
board in me county ror examination and to
submit therewith the lowest exchange, intro
ductory and wholesale prices, and the length
of time th v will guarantee to furnish them
at said price.
Second. No agent of any publishing 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 on of the
Third. The several school boards of the
county, after examination of the various
: books which may have been submitted, to
I 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" Superindent, at
Rebersburg, Pa., prior to the tirst day of
| June, 1879, who shall ma:c c < a e
several statements so sent, and the books up
jon the various branches having the ighest
j number of votes or preference shall be the
j 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
j each book, under the foregoing plan and
READERS. No. vote.
I New Graded 74
, Independent 20
| New American 12
1 Swinton's 83
i New American a
i Appleton's 1
I Sander's Union
Ra üb's 1
| Swinton's ~.. 100
i Colton's 14
! Mitchell's 10
j Independent 1
' Swinton's 63
Barnes' Brief 7
j Ouackenbos' 1
1 Watson's .... 6
V BITTEN ARITHMETIC.
Robinson's Shorter Course 57
! Gilne's 22
1 luff's 12
j N rook's Union 3
| Mew American 4
j Milne's 7
, Greenleaf's 4
; Robinson's 53
1 Greenleaf's 1
' Speneerian gjj
J Kerl's 72
Swinton's I? 1
1 Clark's Brief 15
; Harvey's 20
' Ouackenbos' 3
j Fewsmith's 1
1 Kerl's 5
j Clark's 5
j Harvey's 1
1 Mortoii's 5
j Bryant & Stratton's 44
White's Industrial 4G
Cutter's )) 9
Steele's _ g
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
no 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.
W. C. HEINLE,
Committee appointed by the County
Superintendent to canvass the voPs
BELLEFONTK. PA., June 23, 1879