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Petroleum Centre Daily Record'
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On awttier aotlee lh will airlv at and
South aad Bast, Iwlaetoa, M M A. M.
Beath aad We " Mcadvlll, 8.18 P. M. ,
mn4l. " Corrf,. ' "
South id West, Mi A. M.
Hnt Feet Mid Wert, 1 9 P. M.
jrrth, Eaet ana West, 10.00 A. M. I
H. E. BLACKMOlf. P. M.
Bi In Services.
Prhloff, at 11 a'elock A. M., and 7
fiM P. M.
Rbt. J. T. Oxtobt, Pastor.
M. S. CHURCH.
Servloe every Sabbath at It A. M. and
7) P. M. Sabbath School it twelve o'clock
X. Raata Free. A cordial invitation
ctandtd to atl.
Rct. C. M. Heard. Paator.
ST8. PCTIR AXd'paITTS (CATHOLIC)
Mas at Utf a. m.
Veeeers and Banedlatlan of tbe Blessed
Saeramefit at ip. n.
CaUokltm at 1 p. .
JAMES DUNN, Pastor.
Last eveniog tka Rev. J. T. Oitebv, of
tb Presbjterlao cbarch, at thla place,
preached an able and practisal discourse
to his congregation, making seme timely
uggestiena a to the datie devolving upon
bis hearers at this tbe commencement cf
new year. At the close he announced
that the week for prayer commencing en
Sunday. Jan. 3d, and continuing over Sun
day, Jan. 10, would be obsurved by bis
congregation, aa it would probably he by a
majority of Protestant churches throughout
the country. Prayes meetings will be held
every evening this week at tbe Presbyterian
church, here. Tbe following topic", among
others, are aucgvsted by tbe American
hraaoH or the Evangelical Alliance, as suit
aul for touuruiiou and ialerceisioa on the
Micerraive days of tbe meeting:
twine. January 4. Oonfuselos of Sin,
aad Thanksgiving for special an.il general
mercies, durinti the t.&al year, to churches,
nations and taoiiti. a
Thurwiy, Ju. a. Nations: Far their
lompural and spiritual prosperity; edifying
I'l'ernonrae. and tbe ma ntenanee of peace;
lor Increased openings far the Gospel; for
Hie removal of social evils; far the t etter
userveuee of the Lord's Day, and for kings
and all In autherity.
Wednesday, Jan. . Families: For chil
dren of Christian parents; for a blessing on
borne influence; for all seminaries of Chris
tian learning; naiverslties, college, and
schools; for Sunday school,, and pri
vate instruction; fur our youth abroad, and
for a bleaiiog on Christian literature.
Thursday, Jan. 7. Tbe Chursh: Fcr
mere knowledge of God's Word and in
crease el spiritual life; fur sound and faith
fal preaching adapted to rich aad poor;
growing love to Christ; a more earnest love
to Cbriatiana of varied nam and et all na
tions, and for the seadlog fort of more la
borers Into the harvest
Friday, Jan. 8. Missions: For tbe con
version of tbe heathen and Mohammedans;
fortbKrewth of missionary ceal; for the
removal of blodrano to preachlag tba Gea
pel among all nations; for recent eoaverte,
and for all who are suffering persecution for
Saturday. Jan. 9. General: For tbe
conversion of Israel ; for the circulation of
the uoiy scriptures; tor uonsuan ana
philanthropic Societies, and for the outpour
ing ot the Haly Spirit on Cbristiuus and
Christian Churches tkronghaut tbe world.
Sunday, Jan. 10. Sermons: The duty
of tbe Christian Church In relation to the
r llgiuus wants of tlio world.
Tub Catholic Fair will continue for this
. evening, in consequence of tbe large nitm
. ber ef articles undisposed of. There are a
. few more prizes te be drawn, and a large
quantity of goods to be sold at auction.
These goods will be sold off vary cheap.
This Is positively tbe last night or the Fair.
Last Saturday night tbe windowa of Mr.
Michael's clothing store, on Washington
street, nearly opposite A. D. Miiler & Co. 'a,
were smashed In by some midnight prowl
ers. Such operations should be stopped by
tbe prompt and severe panisbnient of the
New Will. Last night a new well was
struck on Wild Cat Run. it is daiag twenty
live barrels per day, aad Is the property of
Mr. Dtvid Yanney. A good thing fur that
' Thi new well on tbe Kennensett tract,
owned tiy Mr. Parmer, which waa struck
few ttava aire, la now producing thirty bar
rels per day.
Finn A tire wucuirrd at ui.e oi tlio wells
nl Oerg K Anderson, on tbe Hays Farm,
I Friday evenine last, rieetroylne; the engine
hous", ami Miu wiu ue eujiue to tbe
amount of s"1. Whnti lorn iKmt $1(10.
Buff iln unr
e.e wen supplied W.ith
Oil CITY COBRBSPON0BRCE.
Oil Citt, Jan. 4.
On New Year's eve tbe friends ef Rev.
N. 8. McFetridge, Pastor of tbe Presbyte
rian karcb, made him a donation visit.
On Friday evening the Concert given by
the Venango County Musical Association
for the' benefit of tbe Catholic Fair, was tbe
mart decided, success of any they have
given this season. The audience was Intel
ligent, refined, and appreciative, and the
kali was literally crowded.
Tbe opening chorus, "Sleighing Glee,"
with bell accompaniment, was handled with
Tbe solo, "I would be a soldier," was'
sung by Capt. W. H. Colling, with kia hab
itual good taste.
The duett, "Ave Sanolissima," we never
keard sung more sweetly than on this oc
casion, by Mrs. E. S. Brandon and Mir. S,
Miss Emma Headerliter, Id the solo.
"Heme of my heart," manifested the pos
session of vocal talent of a high i.Mer. A
pupil of Professor N. E. Skinner, who rank
at tbe head ef bis profession, she will with
study, attain to excellence as a vocalist
Mr. E. A. Kelley was In fine voice, and
snng several Buffo pieces with such effect
aa to convulse the audience with laughter,
and bring down tbe bouse eve. time.
The ABC duett between Mrs. Brandon
and Mr. K. waa loudly encored.
The solo, "Spring Time," and "Salus a
la France," Mrs. E. S. Brandon, weie given
in tbe exquisite taste that always marks
this lady's efforts.
Mr. McCutebeon waa encored in tb
The Quartette, "Come in besutlful
dreams," was sung very correctly and with
much expression, by Mrs. Brandon, Miss
Duff, and Messrs. Wm. Poole and McCuteb
eon. Hiss Duff baa a fine contralto voice,
under good cultivation, and sings her rols
with uniform good taste.
Tbe choruses were all sung In a manner
Indicating careful training on the part ol
the Musical Director, Prof. N. E. Skinner.
The Association Is fortunate in having tbe
services of so eminent a musician. Mr. S.
has tbe offer ot a highly lucrative profes
sional engagemeat both in Boston and
Among tbe singers were Miss Williams,
Jennie Harding, Julia Smith, Mrs. H. C.
White, and Miss Colling.
The President of the Association apolo
gized for the absence of Professor Skinner,
who waa confined to bis bed by an attack of
' The Catholic Fair was, by request, sen'
tlaued on Saturday evening, when tbe
drawings took place.
On Wednesday evening nxt tbe Musical
AsMoiation have grand benefit Sacred
Concert at St Joseph'a Chnrch, tendered
by tbe worthy and popular paator, the Very
Rev. J. D. Coady. There will be a large
chorus, and one of tbe most accomplished
organists In the State, tbe Rev. M. J. Deck
er, of Meadville, will perform tba. accom
paniment It will be an entertainment
such as presented only in our largo cities.
A Ctf AMTAKLB CHAMIKB. Tfco Wife Of
one or the leading foreign Ministers In
Washington took a book sotue time ago and
went from house to house in tb residence
part of the town, soliciting anbssrlptlons for
charitable object. Suddenly the entered
a parlor, tke picture and decoration of
which showed too manifestly that It was a
disreputable house. A woman entered,
whose face and Ureas confirmed the suspi
cion. Tk minister's wife quickly present,
ed her bk, and made her plea. Do you
know wb I am," said tbe woman, "that
on com to me on an errand like this!"
"It matters not who you are," said the
lady; 'your gil't to tbe poor may be better
Iban you know." Tbe woman took the
book with a brightened face and wrote a
Governor elect, HoRinsn, of New Tork,
was Saturday morning escorted to tb State
capital by tbe ninth brigade of tbeXatienal
Guarda and a company of cavalry, to be in
augurated as Governor. Notwithstanding
the storm, which was the worst of the sea
son, a large crowd was present to witness
the ceremony. Governor Fenton and staff,
fallowed by Governor Hoffman and staff,
entered the Assembly Chamber at one
o'clock. Governor Fenton addressed the
Governor elect in a cardial and congratula
tory manner and eurreedered to him the
symbols of office. After the ceremony Gov.
Hofl'maa held a reception at the Executive
Chambers, and Mrs. Hoffman at tbe Eiecu
T attention of out readers is called to
the advertisement of Captsin J. B. Gegfcie,
Bardware Store, Oil City. Be suie and
give him a call.
The evidence in the Hill homicide, Phil
adelphia, now favots tbe prisoner Twitched
nd the general impression , is he wit! lie
Sir Isaac NswUn was born on Christmas
King William of Pfossle, has this yeur
given $470,000 for building new cbnrcbea
and repairing old ones.
The Siamese twins have finally decided
ot to be asvered. They are too much at
tached to each ether.
Parisian gossip says that Gen. Dix Is dis
liked at the French court, and that tbe cour
tiers sneer at him and speak in disparaging
terms ol bis diplomatic ability.
West Point has tU cadets.
A ho born without ears is tbe latest nov
elty In I'my. '
Cornell University consumes six head of
A man named Cunningham has been
swindling along the Hudson, and marries in
every town he visits.
Newburgh pays ber clergyman about $30.
COD pi r annum, exclusive ef parsonage rent,
and other perquisites.
A Rochester lady found three pink mice
In an apple the other day.
Hay is selling at from $20 to $30 per ton
The Rochester Common Council has de
elded that tbe street railroad shall sustain
Itself on live cent rate.
There was a large Fenian demonstration
at Cork, Ireland, Friday, at which Mr.
O'Sulllvan made a strong speech.
The Government of Greece is actively
engaged In perfecting 'and completing the
assessment of tbe National troops.
The steamship Java, from New York, ar
rived at Queenstown on tbe 1st. The steamer
Cimbria, from New York, arrived at South'
amptoa on Friday.
The London Times ot tbe 1st, in a leading
editorial, denounces tbe project of tbe Lib
erals, lor tbe abolition ef the ''prime geni
tare," 4c, and aays that Englaad is esten
tially aristecratie aad conservative.
There has been considerable outflow of
specie from the Bank of France during the
week that just passed. The official state
ment of tb condition of the affairs of that
institution is published, whereby it is
shown that the amaunt of bullion on hand
is quite 31,000,000 francs lees than that of
corresponding period last week.
Relatione bjr marriage.
A great many complex relationships come
about by marriage. We have beard ef tbe
mother and daughter who married brothers,
and who therefore addrtased each other as
sisters; and also of tbe yonog man who, on
being asked by tb judge whether be bad a
father and mother, said he wasn't auite cer
tain whether he bad or not; Brst bis father
died aad then hi mother married again,
and tbea his mother died aad his father
marrisd again, and now ke didn't know ex
actly whether they wore bis father and motb
eiornot Cut Dan. Bryant, at the minstrels,
tells of tbe mostcsmplex family ever kaowo,
something in this wise: ! married a
young widow, who lived with ber step. '
daughter. My wife was therefore tbe mother-in-law
and daegbter-ia-law of my father,
t am the step-father of my atep-mother-tbat
is to siy my father's wife and my wife's
daughter-had a.son. fl my is stp-brother,of
course, but belsg tke ton of my wife's step
daughter, my wife, is f course, histftand
motber, and I am bis grandfather ns well as
his step-brother. My wife alto bad a boy.
My step-mother is consequently the step
sister of my boy and also bis grandmother,
because be is the child of her step-son, and
my father is the brotner-in-law ef my " son,
who is tbe son of my ttep-motber. 1 am my
mother brother-in-law, my wife it the mint
of ber own ton, my ton it tbe grandson ol
my father, and I am my own grandfather. "
The aocrological record of the year con -
prises the names ef Charles Kean. Sir David
Brewter, .Lord Brougham, James Roths
child, Berryer, Samuel Lover, Coquerel.tbe
sculptor, llarocbetti, Rossini and Dean Mil
man, In Europe; and in tbia country the
following: Bishop Hopkins, Leulze, Elliott,
tb Mount brothers, tbe sculptor Ball Hughes
Saba Smith, Cbarlea G. Ilalplne, Prof.
Adler, Jula Dean Hsyae, Jtmes Bacbanan
and. Tbaddeous Stevens. Admiral Bell, of
our navy, died while en service abroad aud
Ada Isaacs Menken died in Paris.
PiDuciH no longer atplren to be tbe great
tobacco market ol the wurld. Tbe Herald
says: Padueab is probably tbe greatest
tebacc market In tke West, but certainly
no one will have tbe hardihood to claim lor
it a position beyond that or second to Louis
ville. It is teported that Colonel James K. Kerr
formerly or Ibis county, but now of Pitts
burgh will probably be the next Democrat
ic candidate for Governor of thla Stale.
Detaila ef tbe Conference at Paris have all
been agreed on, and tb lastion will begin
on Saturday next.
Tb side of a mill gave way a few days
since, at Wilder, l)vtr county, and 1,000
bush! of corn stored lu Mie Bill slid into
tnKVHAflim On Vow YaMS lv. b
Rev. Jotaa T. Oitobjr, Mr. William Perry to Mia
Bella Prater, all of this place
New nmr, Peed mud Grocery
J. S. PKATIIEK,
At the OLD BANK BTJILDING, ON MiW BT,
opposite tbe MtClintock House, has ea hand a
Urge and first class stock or flour, Feed a4
Groceries), which be Is selling at a lew figure.
S. Don't forget the place where A, D. Cotton
A Company broke up. Jwl tt
W. H. NICHOLSON to CO,,
Are closing out their stock of TOYS for half
price. New Yew's is conlaa! Dontffail to give os
a tall ' Vanej Goods sold at baitauu I
And for a general assortment of
BACK GAMMON BOARDS,
DIAK1ES FOR 180,
STATIONERY of all klnd
w have a complete stock.
TOBACCO A CIOAKS,
Also, a Circulating Library, eonpeeed of standard
works and the latest out. Terms only I S.SO for ill
Or LADIES wishing to make an appropriate
pteernt. will find heanurul SLIPPER PATTERNS
at A. S. SMITH S Boot Shoe Store declBtf.
BIRD CAOKM, wholesale and retail.
(bar different styles to arrive this week, st
A. D. MILLER CO. '8.
CANARY BIRDS, best German imported, whole
sale and retail, at A. D. MILLER CO.'S.
1,500 rolls WALL PAPER received this day at
A. D. SHL'.EK A CO'S.
Alum A. This Is a newly diicovend artlele te he
nsod for a hnlr drosstn;, which Is said te Ixi anpeit
or to auyiblng of the kind yet placed before the pon
tic. It renders tbe liilr seft aud glossy, and will, It
is said, cans the bair to grow ow seitlps which hnv
long l.cked snch covering. It Is not properly a
hair dye, end yol It will so operate on the refits of
the sniue when enDlled as to restore It to its orlzin-
ai color snd laxunance in a very brief period of
it is neyona question, a very superior turner,
and will more than
nil ine eapeciauons or any one
wlio mnv Dorcbase It. Syracuse Paner. Trv 8ew
nrd's Couth Cure. It Is tbe best. A. D. MILLER
CO., Wholesale ar.d Retail
Draggle!, Agents for
rctroleum Centre, i'a.
Beaatlral Slipper Patterns at A. 8. Smith's Boot
A Shoe Store. dejIS-tf.
ET FANCY GOODS, all descriptions, whole
sale and retail, for Holiday Presents, at
A. D. MILLER A CO. '9.
9. Call and examine the fine asenrtmeotof
SLIPPER PATTERNS at A. S. Smith's Boot A
Shoe Store. deI6 If.
Ckriatmuti Gittn I
Gold Watches, Finest American Watches, Musi
cal Instruments, Albums. Plated Ware, Fancy Cut
lery, Spectacles, and Pocket Books. Also all kinds
of Cigars manufactured. Fancy Smoking Tobaeco,
nd Meerschaum Pipes. All these and a great deal
more can be tinind at J. WOLFE'S Jewelry 8tore,
next door to Buerman uouse.
A large assortment of FINE SEWED B03TS at
A. S. Smith's Boot A Shoe Store. decU-t.
DIARIES for 186!) at A. D. MILLER A CO'S.
PAT-ER AND ENVELOPES at A. D. MILLER
A CO '8.
Excelnlor Bllliurd Parlors.
To enjoy a delightful and quiet game ot Billiards,
go te A. o. rarnnam's rasnionauio mmata rar
lots, on Washington Street. axt door to the Roch
ester Uouiie. These Parlors are within a short dis
tance of niost of tbe principal hotels in Petroleum
(.wire. may .e-ii.
Flour. Feed and General
KLIGlSMTirS, & a.
Uarlnc located la Petratenm Centre, with
' Stock of
rXiOTJH &c FEED
of various brands, Invite the attention of the oil!'
sens In ar.d abeut Petroleum Centra to call and ex
amine their stock. They have on baud aad will
ceaUaue to keep a lain aad choice lot of
and wit: make a apeciality of FLOUR and FEED,
their facilities being such that tbuv ran compete
suoceestuuy witn any uouse on us ireua.
REMEMBER THEIR STAND. OPPOSITE THE
W. R. KLINHIN8MITH,
eertH tf K. B HOFFORD
OPERA HOUSE !
PETROLEUI CENTRE, PA.
J. W earner
F. Vol mast
Return of the
BROADVm THEATRE I
HTJMPTY DUMPTY !
FIVE N1QHT8 QNhY !
Engagement ef ,
MARK BATES f
1 be Papalsr Yoang Actor.
J- W- GARNER,
Oomedlaa and Paatomlailet.
Harry it. Leon,
A a. Enoe,
E. J. Ward.
Miss KAT1 TI1XSTOV !
Comaiedlenae and Vocalist,
Ultty Dowd, Ac
Tuesday Eve.JuH.Sth, '69,
Will be preseaud the Nisi leal Drams,
la two Acta, of
WILLIAM, .... MARK BATES
GRAND PAS, M'lls. JOVETTA V1DAL
To conclude with the legend of the CelsMIl Moun
RIP VAN WINKLE I
SLEEP DP TWENTY YEABS!
RIP VAN WINKLE, - i, W. CARNBR
CHANGE OF PROGRAMME NIGHTLY
t3T Doors open at T o'clock. Permrmance at S
rf Admission f cte. Reserved Seats, 76 cts
Jaaaiw. NEW HARDWARE STORE
HEATING AND COOKING
In large variety.
TABLE AND POCKET
house nninsms bdods.
KAILS AND IRON
Wooden Ware, &c
At tire store forwierle occupied by Burdifleld and
uasteriine, uiu mi, rx-
JAMES B. CtESCIB.
Oil City, Jan. 4, lSO-tf.
CBOVGR fc BAKER SEW-
. ISO MACHINES t
Siaccr' Now Family Sewlnc
American OvereaBilBC and
Bitttoa-IIalw Macblaes !
FOR SALE AT NO. 108 MAIN ST..
i hTUOLEUM CENTRE, Pa., by
Jan4 ttw. BAEHB, AV
THATE this day disposed of mv entire Interest
In the daloon nnder the Oners, Honee. to
Jae b Rusher. I will settle all claims against the
Saloon up to thia date
retroieum lanire, pes. inn. iss
Jau4 h. JOHN THEOBOLT.
T11E beet flare la I ova te eat a pair isf Boats
made of the bast Slock, that will wear well, aad
warranted le At, at St A. FlBitte'e fash
ionable Boot Saep, Wesh1nts auteal, Paoroleaae
Centre, Pa Olra Mm a trial soplt-tf.
CIGARS AND TOBACCO at A. D. MILLER
I SHAM Ci i., have the largest ateck ef RBTOfc
V KRS la Veeauae eaaaiy.