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VOLUME 111, NO. 113.
Dr. PEPPER, wlio visited this place last
Sunday is Provost instead of Dean of the
J. M. EDSOX won the 36 pound turkey at
the rifle match on the East Towanda range,
Saturday. His score was 43 out of a possible
During the temporary illness of MAURICE
CONDON, the veteran baggage master at the
upper depot, Mr. FRED WIIYTE, jr., is very
acceptably filling the responsible duties of his
The Reverend C. H. WRIGHT lectured be
fore the Kuights of Honor in Monroeton last
night, and PERRY VANFLEKT conducted the
revival meeting in North Towanda, which
continues with unabated interest.
Old Santa Claus appears to haye an abun
dance of babies this season. The latest fam
ily to be made happy by the receipt of one of
these invaluable Christmas presents, is that
of Mr. R. H. PATCH, and it's a girl.
Our sanctum was invaded twice yesterday.
The first time a eood lady whose "rich
brogue" would have delighted Gen. SCOTT,
bearing a plump, neatly dressed turkey, aud
it isn't the first bird of the kind which we
have received from the same source. Before
we had time to put the gobbler out of sight a
a messenger from WM. SNYDKR, Esq., of
Sheshequin was annonnced with a basket of
eels. The 'Squire says he didn't get sight of
a deer in Sullivan county, but always keeps a
supply of fish where he can put his hands
upon them, and that he considers an eel the
finest fish of the Susquehanna—quite equal
to the choicest cut of venisou.
May our thoughtful and generous friends
have a " merry Christmas." and as good a
dinner as they have fusnished us.
The first sand was struck in the Wyoming
county oil well, last week, at a depth of about
seyen hundred feet. The indications for oil
are stronger than ever, and the stockholders
are happy pro tem.
Otis Hathaway, Esq., 13 Rock street. Fall
River, Mass., had a very had attack of rbeu
metism, which racked him sorely. Finally
he could scarcely move. St. Jacobs Oil was
tried, and proved to be the only remedy that
did him any good. Two weeks' use of it ren
dered him as chipper and as active as ever.
Monday forenoon, while engaged in sawing
bed slats, M BARNHART. an employee at
HOULENBACK A DULLS mill, at Wilmot Cen
tre. this county, had his lower jaw broken by
a piece of board thrown from the saw. The
injurv is a serious one and will incapacitate
him for work for some time to come. Drs.
BARTLETT ami QUICK were called and ad
justed the fracture.
The election for Fire Department officers
on Monday evening passed off very harmoni
ously. The caucus nominees were elected
without opposition. The new Chief, Mr. A.
D. Cooi.itAUGtt is an experienced fireman,
having run with the "machine" from early
boyhood, as a member of the Naiad Co., and
will eftb iently discharge the dutiesof his office.
D. M. Wit.fOCK and F. L. GiUNNKi.r. are
among the most active members of our ex
ceptionally well-drilled, efficient department,
and will prove valuable assistants to the
ANOTIIKK MAN KILLED BY THK CAKS. —
SAMUKI. OTT, of Wysox township, was run
over by the gravel train just this side of
Wysankmg station, Monday evening, and so
badly injured tha* lie died soon after. He
seem to have been picking up coal on the
track, and hearing the train approach, sup
posed it was on the main track and stepped
upon the siding. The train proved to be the
gravel train backing up to the bank to be
loaded. He was knocked down and both legs
horrihlv mangled. The unfortunate man
was taken to his house near bv where he
died in about one hour. A coroner's jury,
summoned bv Justice CODDING rendered a
verdict in accordance with the foregoing
TOWANDA, PA., WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 21, 1881.
facts. The deceased was about 50 veais old,
and an industrious and highly esteemed citi
ICE CREAM.—TITUS wiil furbish Ice Cream
during the holidays. Call and get some or
send in your order.
The best watches made for sale at ED.
Rundell is selling nice large fresh Lake
Fish at Ten Cehts per pound.
Titus will have Christmas Trees for sale
from Wednesday until Saturday.
The cheapest and the best place in Towan
da to buy Christinas candies is at Titus' con
It is no exageration in FELCH fe Co. to
claim the largest assortment of silk handker
chiefs of any establishment in the country.—
It will certainly pay you to call and examine
them. You cannot fail to be pleased.
Congress adjourns for tho holidays to
Kiddleburger was yesterday elected U.
S. Senator from Virginia.
The bill granting the frankiug privilege
to. Mrs. Garfleld was signed by the Presi
Hon. Timothy O. Howe, of Wisconsin
was yesterday nominated and confirmed
The President has appointed Judge
Gray of Massachusetts an associate Jus*
tice of the Supreme Court.
The arctic exploring ship, Jeanette,
has been heard from. The vessel was
crushed in the ice In Siberia, but the
crew escaped in boats.
The appointment of Mr. Brewster, the
counsel selected by Mr. McVeagh to con
duct the prosecution against the Star
Route men, does not look as though Mr.
Arthur intended to see the prosecution
The trial of David Monat, charged
with irregularities in Philadelphia with
election returns, was interrupted Mond ay
by the trasfer to the prisoner's Idock
of one of the jurors who assumed the
name of a man absent from the city. The
rest of the jury were dis charged.
DONATION AND ENTERTAINMENT.—There
wiil be a donation given to the Rev. GEO. P.
HOPKINS at his residence on the Wyalusing
Creek, on Thursday evening, December 29,
1881. The guests will be entertained by mu
sic and a drama, given by talented young
amateurs from abroad.
PREMIUM BEEF FOR THE HOLIDAYS.—Ha
ving purchased PETER WALBOKN'S premium
steers, 1 shali have them slaughtered, and
served to my customers for the holidays.
FKLCH k Co. are offering a splendid line of
Silk Handkerchiefs, direct from the manu
facturers, the largest assortment ever offered
in town, at bottom prices. You can't afford
to pass them.
New Figs, only 15 cents per pound; Mala
ga Gaapes. 30 cents; Florida Oranges, Lem
ons and French Bananas, direct from Aspin
wall, at TITUS'.
Large invoice of foreign and domestic wines
and liquors expressly adapted to the holiday
trade.just received at Johu Sullivan's, No. 4,
Hale's block. Bridge st. dec. 19 —2w.
M. Hendelman lias the finest stock of Brace
lets In town.
Go to Ottarson's for jreur Eoot Rests, Ottomans,
Sofa l'illows, Easy Chairs, etc .
WANTED —By an English laundress, family
washings. Plenty of water and good drying
ground. M. G. BENNETT.
Second house above the Circus Ground, Bridge
street, Towanda, Pa.
Has greatly increased his
goods for Holiday Presents.
lie has a full assortmen of Ladies
Watches, Swiss and American, GOLD
Sterling Silver Ware.
Roger's Celebrated Sil
Clocks of all dis
Ifcj* Low Prices. Everything gu
Engraving done by
PATTOJ\ 9 S
The following officers were elected for the
ensuing term at the last meeting of the En
dowment Rank, K. of P.;
Pres.— WAYNK DE FOHKST,
V. Pres.—ll. E. BABCOCK.
Chap.— J. P. VAN FLEET.
Sec. and Treas. —J. N. CALIFF.
Guide.—Q. 0. ALDRICH.
Guard.—W H. LAMENT.
Sentinel.— WM. KKYSER.
Trustees.— H. S. CLARK, H. E. BABCOCK
W. B. KELLY.
For the finest line of smokers goods for
Christmas presents, go to John Sullivan's on
Bi idge st. dee. 19 —2w.
You will save money by buying your Jewelry f
Hemlelmun buys all of his goods direct from the
Manufacturers in large quantities which enables
him to sell goods way down.
You will find the finest selection af Sterling Sil
ver ware at Hendelman's.
Gold Spectacles and Kye Glasses at Hendelman's
Clocks of all descriptions at Hendelman's.
NOTICE!—On or about the first of April 1882,
M. L. SCUXEGRKRO, proprietor of the Great Bos
ton Clothing, Boot and Shoe House, just opened in
Means' B'ock, Main street, will Change Quarters to
No 2, I'atton's Block, corner Main and Bridge sts.,
with a large and elegant stock of Spring and Sum
mer Clothing, which will be made up expressly for
the Towanda Branch. Tliabking the people of this
community for their patronage in the past, and we
hope to see all our old customers, and many others,
at our new place of business, with a convenient lo
cation, and Less Rent, that we shall be able to sell
our goods at still better Bargains, and shall aim to
please every one, and to keep the Largest and Best
stock as can be found anywhere. Respectfully,
M. L. BCHNEEBERG.
DECEMBER 21st, 1881.
Tickets now on sale r at Kirby's Drug
Store,Whitcomb's book store and C. S
Fitch's confectionery store.
ADMISSION 50 cents.
No extra charge for Reserved Seats
PRICE ONE CENT.
stock, and is daily receiving new
and Gentlemen's GOLU[and SILVER
& SILVER Jewelery in tbe latest style.
ver Plated Plat & Hollow Ware,
line of Foley's Celebrated
BANK Pens, and Pencils.
The BP ST in use.
new. Call and be convinced.
himself on short notice !
Main and Bridge Street.
Two dwelling houses in the First Ward
for rent. . O. D. KINNEY.
Rooms suitable for small family, to let, la centre
of town. Enquire at this ofHce.
NEW BLACKSMITH SHOPI
Having rented DODGE'S SHOP, on
Park Btreet, I invite the patronage of my friends and
the public. lam prepared to do everything in the
line of BLACKSMITHING. 49* Heavy work,
Horse Shoeing. Wagon Ironing and Mill Picks,
specialties. Prices reasonable.
Dec 19. CHAi. MORGAN.
TEA CHERS' INSTITUTE.
Prof. IPin. I, Marshall,
"WONDERLAND", or The New Na
Brilliantly Illustrated with Dissolving Views, hy
an Oxy-llydrogen Stereoptican!
"Worth a score of ordinary lectures."— Rev. B.
A'. Pierce D. D. in Zions Herald.
"Unsurpassed by any lecture ever given in St.
Louis."— St. Louie Globe.
••Four thousand people were in the hall before
eight o'clock. Several times the lecturer had to
request the nudicnce to restrain its upplause that
he might go on with the lecture."—A. T. llerald.
At the FIVE CENT STORE
you will find the largest stock of
HOLIDAY GOODS, suitable
for PRESENTS, ever offer
ed in this market.
IT WILL BE TO YOUR
INTEREST to call and exam
SUNDAY SCHOOL Com
mittees will find articles suitable
for presents at very low prices.
The Five Cent Store is head
quarters for Santa Claus.