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VOLUME 111, NO. 119.
Miss HELEN NEVINS is visiting friends In
Jos. POWELL, j\, is spending the holiday
vacation with his parents.
Mrs. L. C. BECKWITH of Covington is vis
iting her sister, Mrs. 11. S. GRAVES, North
Rev. C. 11. WRIGHT, who was too much
indisposed to preach last Sunday /-we are hap
py to see is on the street again.
Mrs. RAIIM has rallied from the relapse
which she suffered on Sunday and yesterday
her symptoms appeared more euconaaging.
G. M. CLARK, who has been on the " sick
list" some time past, is convalescent and out
again, though looking considerably reduced
O. I). GOODENOUGH, one of the best news
paper men in the state, has accepted a posi
tion on the Towanda Journal. We gladly
welcome him back to Towanda.
Editor BOWMAN of Canton was in town
this week, probably attracted hither by the
presence of so many good looking school
Master CIIAS. MANVILLE has been serious
ly sick, and his grand parents, Mr. and Mrs.
BARRON, were summoned here yesterday.
Misses CATHERINE CONEY, FLORENCE
MINER, AMANDA LEWIS and FAUSTA JONES,
four pretty " schoolmarms " attending the
Institute, called at this office yesterday, in
company with a very fine young gentleman,
who desires his name withheld as he is afraid
of the consequences should his wife hear of
Hon. J. 11. WERB was in town on Friday
last and qualified as Register and Recorder.
On returning home he was prostrated by ill
ness and yesterday was considered in a criti
cal condition. He will not able to enter
upon the duties of his office Monday,
but we hope may soon be restored to good
JESSEE WA UPELL, for the past eleven
years in charge of the boot and shoe depart
ment at Powell A Co.'s, left on Tuesday for
Chicago, where he goes to take a clerkship in
a large wholesale establishment. It is highly
complimentary to the firm he has served so
long, as well as to himself, that during all
the time they have been associated, not an
unpleasant word has passed between them.
One of the partners said the other evening,
that he had never asked JESSEE to do any
thing that he did not respond cheerfully.
Water in the Susquehanna is the highest it
has been for manv months.
The weather is so mild that fires are almost
unnecessary. Yesterday the store doors were
open and but for the calendar we should im
agine it May.
The meetings of Oscaluwa Grange, which
have been omitted during the revival meet
ings in North Towanda, for the past six
weeks, will be resumed to-morrow evening.
Notices of the Christmas celebration of the
Savre Episcopal Sundav School and the Tio
ga Ilose Reception at Waverlv, are crowded
out this morning but they will appear to-mor
Conductor W. S. Rathburn. of the Lake
Shore Railroad, residing in Detroit. Mich.,
was cured by St. Jacobs Oil of a very severe
case of rheumatism. lie was delighted with
its prompt action and influence.
A son of Mr. MARTIN FEE, of Camptown,
while gunning 011 Tuesday last, attempted to
clinip a tree in quest of game, drawing the
gun after him, when the hammer catching,
discharged the load, a portion of the shot
taking effect in the neck and jaw, seriously
but not fatally injuring the lad.
The drama " All that Glitters is not Gold,"
given bv the Wyalusing Cornet Band in that
village Tuesday night, will be repeated to
morrow evening. It is said to have been well
performrd to a fair audience, notwithstand
ing the inclemency of the weather.
The ALFRED J. KNIGHT entertainment ad
vertised for Friday evening will be one of
tho finest performances ever given here. It
has required great effort on the part of the
managers to secure the company. We hope
our people will evidence their appreciation of
the pains taken by Mr. CROSS and the artistic
merit of the celebrated artists, by an over
flowing house. Tickets at KIKBY'S this
Miss Richmond in every instance adroitly
managed to escape overstepping it, and in ev
ery look and motion drew her audience to
TOWANDA, PA., THURSDAY, DECEMBER 29, 1881.
the conclusion that she was the living part
not acting it. Never since the opening of the
Academy have we seen so forcible a bit of
passion-acting as that witnessed last evening.
Miss RICHMOND, supported by a tirst class
company, will appear in Mercur Ilall Mon
day and Tuesday evenings in the play '' Led
Astray." The play, thejactors and actresses
are very highly spoken of wherever they have
appeared, and are first class in every respect.
The sale of reserved seats will begin on Sat
urday. at KIRHY'S.
Prof. MARSHALL'S "Evening in Wo n
derland, " at Mercur Ilall last evening,
was one of the most enjoyable and really
profitable entertainments of the season.
It was enjoy ed by a large audience. Our
Institute reporter will do it justice in his
Bradford County Teachers Institute.
WEDNESDAY MORNING SESSION.
Devotional exercises conducted by Rev.
Dr. Taylor. Supt. ltvan gave a few words
of advice, urging those presenting methods to
avoid pet theories.
Committee on methods reported that about
one hundred members would be called upon
for methods during the week. Miss Fuller
gave a lesson in long division.
A majority of the teachers would teach
long division first; suggestions were offered,
Miss Wallace gave a lesson in least common
multiple and greatest common divisor. Sug
gestions bv teachers.
Mr. Bovingdon being called upon analyzed
a portion of the lesson. Prof. Burgan was
called upon to give an explanation. Mr. S.
F. Vought gave a lesson in teaching decimals.
Much interest was developed by the lesson,
Application of square and cube root. Vis
ited section G, Miss Spalding in charge. A
variety of problems were upon the black
boards and the teachers immediately took
those assigned and solved and explained. The
work was interesting and all were at work.—
Miss Adams gave a lesson in the main
hall upon oral geography, which was follow
ed by Mr. Bovingdon with a lesson in mathe
matical geography. Both exercises
were interesting. Several teachers asked
questions and made suggestions. Mr. Munn
followed with remarks upon physical geogra
phy, giving to ocean currents the most atten
tion, explaining the supposed causes for their
courses through the seas. Close attention
was paid the lesson, which was brought to a
close by the expiration of the time allowed.
The problems given in the Educator were
solved bv members of thelnstiute, several so
lutions being given. Adjourned.
INSTITUTE NOTES.—J. F. Shoemaker. Esq.
of Waverlv, was at tin 1 Institute yesterday.
Ex-Superintendent Wilt occupied a seat at
the Institute yesterday as did ex-Superintend
ent Chubbuek. The latter delivered an ad
F. S. Morley, of Athens visited the Instisute
yesterday. lie has completed the assess
ment of that township.
Mr. Frisbie, of Asylum, a director, was
present vesteiday at the Teachers' Institute.
FOR SALE—A small engine and boiler. In
quire of P. M. COOLHAUGH, at Means' foun
The lady who left her seal-skin muff at C,
S. Fitch's confectionery store on Saturday,
can fiudiit there.
Kerosene Burners for Oil Lanterns at C
P. WELLES' Crockery 99c store.
Chains and Lockets In endless variety, com
prising all the new styles, at ED MOUILLESS
50 all Chrorao Cards sent post paid for 10
cents, with name. Address, F. l\ Carnochan,
Fashionable Card Printer. Towanda, Pa.
Christmas Cards, New Year Cards, Birth
day, Wedding and Condolence Cards, at
For the finest line of smokers goods for
Christmas presents, go to John Sullivan's on
Bi idge st. dec. 19—2w.
Books by eminent authors and Poets, in
the finest bindings suitable for holiday pres
ents, at WHITCOMB'B.
The Five Cent Store is now receiving an
immens stock of fall and winter goods and
the enterprising proprietors invite the public
to call and examine.
Large invoice of foreign and domestic wines
and liquors expressly adapted to the holiday
trade,just received at John Sullivan's, No. 4,
Hale's block, Bfidge st. dec. 19—2w.
8 H AKESPERI A.N
Assisted by the following
Miss KATE PERCY DOUGLAS, -
Miss JENNIE DICKERON, - -
SIGNOR A. MONTEGRIFFO, (late
FRIT) A. IT FFFjVI
Tickets at Kirb
Has greatly increased his
goods for Holiday Presents.
He has a fnll assortmen of Ladies
Watches, Swiss and American, (JOLl>
Sterling Silver Ware.
Roger's Celebrated Sil
Clocks of all dis
JfcJr* Low Prices. Everything gu
Engraving done by
PATTOJ\ 9 S
Gold Spectacles and Eye Glasses at Hendelman's
Clocks of all descriptions at ITendelman's.
Brick for sale. Enquire of J. T. Hale, at
torney at law.
SAKE FOR SALE— Firc-proof, Combination
Lock. Inquire of W. J. YOUNG.
M. Hendelman has the finest stock of Brace
jets In town.
Go to Ottarson's for yeur Eoot Rests, Ottomans,
Sofa Pillows, 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.
LOST, Saturday evening somewhere on
Poplar street or on Main street or Y'ork ave
nue below E. T. Fox's, a Gold Bracelet. —
Finder will he directed to the owner on call
ing at this office.
FOR SALE —An established and flourishing mer
cantile business in Towanda Boro. A rare chance
for investment- For particulars apply at this of
The best watches made for sale at ED.
All the new Banks and Toys at C. P. Welles' 99c
For First Class Custom Boots and Shoes, go to
Morgan McMahon's Shop, over Burchill Brothers
Marble Works. Repairing of all kinds neatly done.
Headquarters for DOLLS! Dolls Heads, Bodies,
and Arms, at C. P. Welles' Crockerv and 99c store.
Cliildrens Books, Small and Large. Lowest Pri
ces. at C. P. Welles* Crockery and 99c store.
CHARLES AKENS has taken the Barber Shop late
ly occupied by PATTINANTO, in Patton Block, and
solicits a share of public patronage. He is an ex
perienced barber and understands all branches of
New Majolica at C. P. Welles' Crockery [and 99c
PRICE ONE CENT.
artists from New York city:
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of Strakosch Italian Opera Co.),
-V6', Dec. SO. 1881.
y's Drug Store.
stock, and is daily receiving new
and Gentlemen's GOLD and.* SILVER
Sr SILVER Jewelery in tbe latest style.
vcr Plated Flat & Hollow Ware.
line of Foley's Celebrated
BANK Pens, and Pencils.
The BEST in use.
new. Call and be convinced
himself on short notice !
Main and Bridge Street.
THE VERY LATEST— StyIes in men's, chil
dren's and boys' suits, overcoats and fur
nishing goods can be found at Jacob's Cloth
ing House as he has just opened an immense
stock of Fall and Winter goods.
Buy Knapp's Superior Flavoring Extracts
for family use. warranted pure.
W ,cks E'etehors beet, by the yard at C.
P. Wells' Crockery store.
The nest & and 10 cent Cigars ever Smoked, at
the Park btreet Cigar Store, South side Mercur
Have you ever tried that superb tobacco for
sale at the Park Street Store, Mercur block v It
can't be beat.
George Carter having opened a Barber Shop one
door South of the Methodist-Church, solicits sharea
of the public patronage. George is a Good Barbei
Give him a call. '
You will find the finest selection of Sterling Sil
ver ware at Hendelman's.
The Celebrated Milwaukee Lager on
draught a the Park Restaurant.
Don't fail to go to JOHN SULLIVAN'S on
Bridge street, for the best five cent cigar.
Cape Cod Cranberries, the largest and best
grown, for sale at E. F DITTRICIJ & Co.'s.
Two dwelling houses in the First Ward
for rent. O. D. KINNEY.
Rooms suitable for small family, f let, n centre
of town. Enquire at this office.
You will save money by buying your Jewelry of
TyTEW BLACKSMITH SIIOP!~~
. Ha ving rented DODGE'S SHOP, on
1 ark "treet, I invite the patronage of my friends and
the public. lam prepared to do everything in the
line of BLACKBMITHING. j&~ 'Heavy work
Horse Shoeing. Wage l Ironing and Mill Picks!
specialties. Prices reasonable.
Dcc 19 > CIIAB. MORGAN.