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FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 18C8.
Calm has succeeded the storm, says th
Eric Itejmhit'can, the smoke of confliot
clearing away we are enabled to survey the
whole field before us. We cannot turn
baok or pause in our career as a party,
retrogression is death, and delay or stagna
iion is worse than death. Men may cry
poace to agitation, but there can bo no
peace while any class among us is deprived
of political rights, or subject to nbuso be
cause of roD-posf-eion of political status,
Not only for tho freedincn but for tho cx
rebels do wo desire every protection the
ballot can give. Not only the African ol
Georgia, but the Magnolinn of California
do we desire to sec invested with the armor
of suffruge. Chinamen have been sub
jeeted to gcatcr outrages on the Pacific
than ever negroes were in Ne Oilcans or
Texas. Intelligent in all tho industria
avocations needed in their country ; peaco.
ful to a fault, and submissive to our laws
the Chinese emigrants have been treated
with a harshness and abusive tyranny
always a concomitant of disfranchisement
It is a law of tho luud adopted after due
deliberation in the Senate that all mal
citicens of these United States should
equal io civil rights ; that no man should
be disfranchised except for crime. It foi
lows that any part of the people who may
be deprived of civil rights will and do re
taliate on the favored classes so surely as
night follows day. Lvil works upward and
tho permanent degradation of the laborer,
follows tho loss of self-respect consentient
upon being disfranchised, affects all por
tions of the community. Our people need
no further instructions on this subject. Suf
fering has been a great educator of popular
sentiment. Our only danser comes from
the leaders of the Republican pajty failing
in moral courage, and halting the column
when to halt is to endanger our success as
a party and enable oureuemies to steal from
us the glory of being the truo party of
With the inauguration of flrant the lai
ve3tigoot doubt will be removed from the
minds of thoso who still think some check
possible to tho reforms instituted by the
Republican party. The will of the people
is the supreme law known to Congress and
to our luture President, and that will has
been disclosed i'i no doubting manner
whenever the question of universal suffrage
bas been fairly presented for consideration
What Are Ton Going to fioid.
ino long winter ntgnts are coming.
J owns and cities are lull el ymn men
whoso- education ha been very limited.
young men of good manners, of fair busi
ness capacities, who are seeking their
fortune, but who have not learned that iu.
MliiCHce and tnteintu are the indiprn.a
bio conditions of influence, of happiucss.
ami success ;
What plans have you, my friends, foi
this wiutci 7 Business will be attended to.
of course. Perhaps, m addition, the pros
pect of several parties, a ball or two, the
skating ring, jive a cheerful perspective
Or, you may be of a sober turn, and you
have a winter laid out in which your leisure
tiuio is to bo Wlcd with meetings and be
In cither case, what do you propose in
regard to Ueadixo, or Study ? Are you
educating yourselves? Do you regard
books as necessaries of life, or as luxuries?
A young man ought to arrange us syste
matically tor reading as ho docs for eating
Every year there ought to bo the account ol
books finished aud mastered.
Newspapers and magazines have their
own place, and indispensible uses but
they aro not substitutes for bonks. And
books alone are to be clarified and wisely
chosen. Novels and light literature, taken
sparingly, furnish wholesome recreation,
and sound knowlodge. But history, travels,
biography, woiks ou soieuce, criticism, art,
mechanics, should be thestaplo of your se.
It ought to offend the self respect of a
Joung man to spend a wholo year without
aving mastered a single new book. lie
may bo improving io business tact, and in
that knowledge whioh comes from tiling
ling with men ; he may be growing in
wealth and skill to manage riches, but these
things do not reach in tar enough. They
do not touch the place where manhood re
sides. Now is the time to consider, resolve and
arrange. It will require a firm purpose
and steady hand to cany you every week
through 'an agreed amount ot reading.
But, if the plan is once arranged, begun,
and carried forward a mouth, the execu
tion of it will become easier every week,
and the interest will increase at every step
Nothing increases self respect in a young
man, more worthily, than tho habit of
Cooks are shields to to the young.
Temptations are blunted jo them which
nt n np mi f k u w i iii lis inn i . n iu ii u iiuiiii m
an who araws sufficient pleasure Iron
ks, is independent of the world for bis
Measure. Friends may oie. Hooks never
re sick, ana tuey uo not grow oiu. xuoaes
nelt away. Books are in no danger ot
bankruptcy. Our companions hare their
Iwo erranus to execute uu men vwu um
enj to bear, and cannot therefore, be
lwavs at hand when we need company.
But books need never get out from us.
hev are not sensitive to our neglect : they
ft oevtr busy ; they do not soold us, and
hey do weloorue us with uniform and genial
Jelight What are you going to read this
inter J JV. J. meager. . . . .
Jennie LlnJ wishes ta revisit
Booth lata, he In Host on a month.
Kansas li attracting many Swedes.
-Opal is the thing for engagement rings. '
' Vermont haa sixty academies.
Bayard Taylor is at a new novel.
Boston has 81,710 votes.
The mackerel caieh 's light this year.
Prim is one of the richest men In Spain.
Paris in to adopt the electric light.
Isabella ccst Spain $4.oUQ 000 a year.
Tad. Lincoln goes to school in Germany.
A pnlrof Maine towns hate hoen named
Orant pnd C'oifict.
Tho Parents of Bayard Taylor celebrated
their (golden wedding on the 15 h.
Tho Miiisachusctt Homeopathic Society
pronounces against the use of butter.
Belmont gives llic best dinners in Sew
tlollnnd proposes to abolish the denth
Tho Into it tiling in fansjs horseshoe
t nnndmn weathnrista, still unterrified,
premci an Itiilinn cummer yet.
Ninety locomotives are now running on
tho U.iion Paciflo.
Vnllandigham has joined the Church
John Allen lias not.
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.n s?wip nas in vent ea a which which is
wotina liy mixing the cover.
Hoston s boast, the new St. .Tn tries Hotel,
nan nroKen its inmilonl nml is shut.
The design for the ceiling of the new
tars iintiK, ew ork, cost S75.1KMI.
Silver is at n discount of -JJjf per cent, nt
Hubert Lincoln and his bride have i
turned to Chicago.
The New York kitchen girls are Grecian
uuuuing us is tncir .atinniil ritrlit.
A Maine man'lms packed l.llflll mm
oi green corn tins year.
I.a,il,,n ,,?ron is ptnying Camilla again in
General Meagher's body has never been
Hev. Dr.Rreckcnridge is shortly to marry
, mourning ni'iuucKy marioti.
A change of Bile for Ya'.e Colloire is tnlked
The name of Jcddo. Jnnnn. lino lusn
cnniigcu to iouKie.
Rosescranlx. of Dresden, turned out. his
seven tliousundib piano a short time since
Jenkins reports thnt Pulti's charms are
Some heartless parasrardier announces
tnni runny Kcinble wns born in 1811.
-Tho Filth Avcntu Hotel talks of adot.tiiiir
inc European pian.
-BroiiRham has written a new drama for
unrnry n illiams.
Florence Nichlincale has been connfined
to tier room for eleven years.
St. Paul is shipping potatoes to St. Louis
Alexander II. Stephens is Koine to eivo
readings ior me ncneni oi acuurcli.
A new apple has been named " The Fourth
of July." It must bo huncomc.
Four eclipses next yenr two lunar and
osolnr, one of the last lolnl.
Mrs. Yelverlon h wenrins a dres which
was exhibited nt the Paris Exposition.
Madame Moore is walking aeninst time at
Isnbella is better supplied with heirs than
A nn-varinble compass has been invented
hy the Virginians.
Phillip llarwood now edits the S.tunhtu
In the vicinity of Ottawa. C. W.. tax pav
rs revenge tliemsulves by poisoning tho horses
Knutish soldiers are still branded for
Frankfort on-ihe-Maine expects to be the
I ui nre residence of Mrs. Lincoln.
. The British gun boats on the Lvkes arc
1 going to llermuiht for the Winter.
The Superior lload goes northward a mile
Thirty two buwhcls to the acre 1s the
Knglitdi wheat average.
Miss iteinoiid. n yountt colored ladv. has
lust LTiuliinled M. 1). nt a medical school in
Gen. Lee has stnrte 1 a Bible class. Tie
will in-obably praolico his ;luss in taking Bible
Many farmors In England support tliem-
elves and families on six acres and pay henry
ltich Londoners have started a mania for
Id catved chimney pieces with which to deco
rate their new mansions.
A Chicngo lawyer who attacked a yountr
re nnie in a plea in rourt lias been summoned
by her to mortal combat.
All Fifth avenoodledom is envious of two
young ladies who are engaged to Counts.
Kobert E. Lea and forty others represent
he unpardoned " of Virginia. Wholesale
General Older No. 1. Ileaduuarters of
rasiiiuo. Moustaciies aud no side whiskers
will he the style.
The Qucea of Prus tia has recovered from
feeble health by much eating of grapes.
Bismarck's daughter has married an impe
cunious young Pole iu the Russian diplomatic
Cornell Jewett is in Ottawa, Canada, immi
nently threatening a return to the United
Twenty-four bridesmaids and groomsmen
are to help a couple of simpletons in ew
York join hands.
Great Hi ii inn raises 120.0tkl.000 bushels
f wheat this year 4N,OUO,000 mure than lust
In New York, hist week, Mary Bushel
undertook to get rid of her hu-buud by giving
i iu a pecu witn a kuite.
The parent iul ruler of France has forbid-
don Lauonlaye to lecture any more on the
The money Queen Isabella carried off with
her was small ehango for a crown.
A Boston cook sells seven hundred loaves
of brow i bread aud a barrel of baked beans
A wag objects to the Danish " Maiden
Assurance Companies," on the ground that
maidens now-a-duys have assuiauce enough
without any organized effort to inoreaso it.
Danbury, Conn., is the proud mother of a
man who was divorced, married again, filed
an application for another divorce, all within
On Friday Mr. McGrath appeared at
pulice headquarters in New York and staled
he desired to have a man arreated who had
stolen from him a thousand sieain trucks, one
of which was lurge enough to remove the St.
Nicholas Hotel from its present location to the
Batterv. lie further added that he was
married to Queen Victoria, but had another
wife in China who waseonstanrly sending him
valueless presents. As his insane condition
was apparent he was locked up in a cell for
ITQBY QT A EEFUOEE.
At tho RopublioaQ demonstration at
Rand's Hall, Troy, on Wednesday even
ing Colonel Montgomery, now of Ohio but
a native and former roaident of Tcnnossee
was one ot the speakora Colonel M. was
residing at :he South when the rebellion
broke out. Being one of the few not taint,
ed with disloyalty, he refused to enter tho
army, and was finally impressed.
He deserted, but was recaptured, tried by
court martial, and sentenced to be shot.
Fortunately he escaped, and with his wife
and child traveled on foot a distance of
one hundred nnd fifty miles to the Uuion
lines, whioh he reached iu a destitute and
enfeebled conditiou. He was sent North by
tho authorities with his family, a'.d in the
tall ol lfo.I reached the city ol Troy. We
will let tho Colonel toll the rest of the
story as ho told it in his spoeoh on Wedues
uay evening !
' ! ivo years ago," said he, " there ar
rived in this city a poor destitute refugee
Irom tho South with his wife and little
daughter. They were friendless, ilcstituto
1 I n i . .
nuu unnnown. i ne wile was sick unto
death enfeebled by the sufferings and pri
vations sno naa undergone, ana the hus,
band was utterly without the means to sup
ply her wan;, or minister to her nescssitcs
1 hey wero almost in rass. Hut here, iu
this good city ol Troy, they met a friond, a
gentleman who beard their story and Tclt
compassion for them. He took hem to a
hotel directly, that thev should bo com
forfably cared for, and thny were given a
nice room and every attention there wants
demanded. A physician was procured for
tne wire clothing in abudunoc was provid
eu nir muwiie ana cnuu out tne suttering
of that poor weak woman had been greater
man sue couiu Dear. &he grew worse, and
at last her pure spiiit winged its way to the
God who gave it. The gtntlcnian I have
alluUed to purchased a cofSn for the re
fugee's dead wife, and thousands of n i m
from the home and friends sho loveJ she
was committed to the cold, cold crave
" I was," said Colonel Montgomery," that
unfortunate refugee j and the man who
who succored mo, who gave me shelter,
ana my poor wile una babe lood and cloth
ingand, who buried her when she died,
was your townsman John A. tJnswold. '
as tne colonel said this he burst into
tears, and for some momcnts. was .wholly
overcome with emotion. Tho vast audi
ence ho was addressing fully sympathized
with him, for there were very few dry eyes
id tue nouse, ana even strong men unused
to the melting mood cried like children.
the scene wa most affecting, and will long
be rcmemlered by those who witnessed it
: r . .
speaking ot the recent election of
firant the Toronto Globe says : " The new
Administration will not come into power
until the fourth of March next; but the
moral effect of this election must be felt
at once. Now that the contest tnr th
Presidency is over wc may surely hnpo for
a cessation oi tne horrid murder nnd out
rages at the South."
SENATOR bUMXEH thiuks that with
(rants election, the sustaining of the
reconstructon acts and the consenuent neneo
of the South and the country, the m?ifaco
of repudiation will cease and that it will be
quite prncticblo to resume specie pvvtuents
next f ourth of Jul v.
A very sad calamity occurred at IVn
body, Mass., Tuesday afternoon. Throe of
the children of llvron Ooodeli a bov and
girls, (twins,) 5 years old and a cirl of 3
set fire to his barn while playing with
matches, and were burned to death with it.
The mother discovered the fire soon after it
broke out but was utterly powerless to save
Ths Roman Catholics who commenced
operations in China two hundred years uso
are making great headway anion;; the Celes
tials tbey are erecting a cathedral in Canton
o cost three millions of dollars and be put
up in Pekic, while in nearly every im.
portant city in the Empire they are build.
tng a cuurcn. lhejesuits throughout the
Krnpire have adopted tho dres. the habits
and customs of the Chinese eatina as
they eat, sleeping as they sleep, shaving
the forehead aad not the crown, iust as the
Chinese shave theirs
Mr. Hrewster of Philadelphia, in his
speech at the Cooper Institute on Tuesday
ni'ht, quoted Gen. Grant as having lately
said to a friend : " This much '1 wish,
and 1 declare this to be my policy : that
such a degreo of peaco and tranquility shall
exist in this cruntry, that a man may speak
his mind in any part of our great laud, and
that without molestation or hiudraoce." It
is a short plattorm, but a good one, and a
happy commentary on the famous saying of
Grant," " Let us have peace."
Tub leading paper of the Northwest, the
" Wucontin,' Milwaukie, gets off some very
good things, among tho latest of which we ex
tract the .following :
As F.SCEU.BST Mkmcixk. One of tho most
popular medicines of the day is HoonVnd'i
German Bitters, wliieh is designed to keep
the stomach and lier in a healthy condition.
The Bitters are prepared without the use or
intoxicating Liquors, aad if a persou desires
Io drink liquor uudor tba fashionable nama of
B. Iters, he had best apply for something else
than Hootiand's. Druggistj tell us that the
sale of this article is large, and is eontiuuully
on the iucrease, that all who use it tir
pleased with its excellent Qualities, aad thnt
they couldjuol think of keeping store without
it. In cases of debility or prostration of ike
system, Hootiand's Gemma l; uers will be
found a n excellent article, ai well us for Dys
lIoorLASit's Gibmaji Toxic Is a comhina-
ualion of all the iugredieuts of the Biiters,
with pure Santa Crux Rum, orange, anise, &e.
It 14 uped for the same diseases as the Bitters,
in cases where an Alcoholic Stimulant is re
quired. It is a preparation of rare medical
value, and .. most agreeable to th palate. J
Principal Office, C31 Arch St., Pbilad'a, Pa.
8old everywhere by Druggists aud others.
Launt Thompson's statue of General
Sedgwick was dedicated at West Point on
TVeduesday, and George W. Curtis delivered
i i ,i ,. -. f
Bichard Grant White says there is no such
word as Presidential ; it should be Presidcn-tal.
HYDE GILLIS & CO-
EW GOODS I
AT THE STORE C7
HYDE, GILLIS & CO.
CANDIES, XUTS, &o.
DRY GOODS Si GROCERIES.
THE REST AND CHEAPEST.
IN ELK COUNTY.
CALL AND SEE
AND BE CONVINCED
THAT WE SELL CHEAPER
THAN ANY OTHER STORE
IN THIS SECTION.
WE ARE CONSTANTLY
ADDING TO OUR STOCK
COME AND SEE US.
TO VOUNU MEN JUST
I X. I
published in a sealed envelope.
A Lecture on the Nature, Treatment and
Radical cure of Spermatorrhoea, or Semina
Weakness, Involuntary EmUsions, Sexual D
bility, and Impediments to marriage geuerall,
Nervousness, Consumptiou, Epilepsy nnd Fits;
Mental and Physical Incapacity, resulting
from Selt-AbUM, J-c, by Kobert J. CuWer
well, M. V., author of the "Green Book,'
etc. Price in a sealed envelope, only sis
The celebrated author, in this admirable.
essay, clearly demons! rates from a thirty
years' succersl'ul prariioe, that the alarming
consrquences of self abuse may be radically
cured without the use of internal medicine,
or the application of the knife, pointing out
a mode ol cure at once simple, certain aud
effectual, by means of which every sufferer,
no mailer what Ins cnmluiou may be, may
cure himself cheaply, privately, aud radi
&ifjU"li!s Lecture should be in the h.inds of
every youth ami every man in tha land.
.Sent under seal, in a plain envelope, to any
address, postpaid, on receipt of six ceuls.
or two posl slumps. Also, Dr. Culverwell's
' Marriage Guide," price i!5 cents. Address
til VS. J.C. KLINE CO.,
Bowery, New York, P. O. Box 4,58fi.
VALIIAHLE LOTS FOR SALE.
The undersigned has laid out a vil
age upon his ground adjoining the Kidgway
Depot, to be called ELK.. The lots are 50
feet, front by 100 feet deep froutinz towards
Terms For the first lot sold, $100. Foi the
second lot sold, $110. For 'he Ihirdjlot
sold, $10 and so on increasing in price
as lots are sold.
BSV-First purchasers ect the choice lot. at
the cheapest rates.
1'urchasers will be resist ered in the order
of their application. Ten per cent of the pur
chase money must be paid at tho time of the
J.&,Applicatlons will he made to John u.
Hall, Esq., Ridgway, Pa. J. S. UVDE.
Kidgway, mar,-.".) 00-tf.
SOO,OOU CUSTOMERS IN
tears. rvmw uo uce,.
Having tue largest capital, most exper
ienced buyers, and extensive tiade of any
concert in the Dollar Sale business, we
n every instance, and also the best sclee.
ion of goods ever offered at ONE DOLLAR
No other coneern Lns any show wherever
our agents are selling. Our motto. Prompt
and Reliable." Vale and female agents
wanted in ci y and country.
THE LADIES aro particularly requested to
Iry our popular club system of selling all
kinds of Dry and Faney Goods. Dress Pat
terns, Cotton Cloth, Castor, Silver Plated
Goods, Watches, tic. Established 18h4. A
patent pen fountain and a check describing an
article Io be sold for a dollar, 10 cents t 20. or
$2; 40 for $l 00for$(i; 100 for $10; sent
by mail. Free presents to Jgcttcr up, (worth
50 her ceut more lhau thoso sent by any other
concern,) according to sixe of club, or if nut do
not fail to send for a circular.
N. B. Our sale should not be clashed
wi'b New York dollar jewelry sales or bogus
' Tea Compruies," as it is nothing of the
sort EASTMAN & KENDALL,
tio Uanover Street,
may20-Cio. Boston, Mass.
"VT OT1CE Came into the enclosure of tho
I j subscriber, in the month of August, a
Urge RED OX. The owner van have said ox.
by proving properly, and paying expeuses,
If not called for within 30 days, the ox, will
be io Id to the highest bidder. ,
Bidgway Nov. 13 1808, if.
Snbscribe for the Advocate.
W. S- SERVICE.
Will from this date be prepared to Bell
at the lowest prices.
STOVES FOR PARLORS,
STOVES FOR KITCHENS,
STOVES FOR HALLS,
STOVES FOR BED ROOMS,
STOVES FOR STORES,
STOVES FOR MILLS,
STOVES FOR H0TEL3,
STOVES FOR OFFICES,
STOVES FOR CHURCHES.
Anl in fact for all places whete etoves
are needed. Give him a calll.
TIN WARE AT WHOLESALE AND RETAIL.
JOBBING IN ALL ITS BRANCHES,
ROOFING AND SPOUTiNG,
HOUSE FURNISHING GOODS,
TOYS, BIRD CAGES,
Ridgway Nov. 13. 18i8.
OLIVE BRANCH BITTERS.
A mild and agreeable TONIC STIMU
LANT, STOMACHIC and CARMINATIVE
B I TT ERS,
Extracted entirely from HERBS 4 ROOTS.
Iligli'y beneficial in
DYSPEPSIA, GENERAL DERI LI
TY, AND LOSS OF APPETITE
And an excellent corrective for persons
suffering from Disorders of the Bowels,
SOLD EVERY 1MIERE !
Depot, No. 413 Market Street, Phila'a.
ScpO,Y,8-lj J. K. TAYLOR a CO.
WATCHES. JEWELRY & SILVERWARE.
"CHARLES HOLES, Pracllcul Wahhma
J ker, Jeweler and Engraver, Ridgway,
KTic county, Pa. The subsci iber heirs leave in
announce lo tie citixeus of Ridgway and
vicinity that he is prepared to do all work in
his lino on vhort notice and at reasonable
rales in Hi. very best manner. Shop in II.
S. Thayer's Store. Special attention paid to
He has also on hand a large assortment of
Clocks, Watches, Jewelry and Silrerwarc
which he offers for sale on reasonable terms.
Give him a call. novTt7tf.
PATRONIZE HOME INSTITUTIONS.
FLOUR, FEED AND GRAIN.
rilHE subset ibers having completed their
I fiew tirisL .Mill in Rldirway are now
prepared to furnish the people of ibe sur
rounding country Willi
Flour of the Best Quality,
and of their own manufacture, at the lowest
The attention of lumbermen and others
is called to cur facilities for furnishiug
FEED OF ALL KISD8,
cheaper than it oan be bought any other
place in tho county.
JKOgriAsu raiu voa uniy.-ia
J. V. IIOIJK.
J. K. WHITMORE.
Nevember 7, 18fi7lf -
"F YOU WANT TO BUY
CJLOTMIi.va for the Million:
Go to A. DURLACilER,
CLOTHING ! CLOTHING !
GENTS' FURNISHING GOODS,
HATS, CAPS, BOOTS, SHOES, TRUNKS,
TRAVELING BAGS, &o.
ST. MARY'S, ELK COUNTY, PENXA.
POWELL & KIME.
QQQDS FOR THE MILLION.
POWELL. & KIM E,
At their capacious stores both in
Have on hand, splendid assoi tnients of
all seasonable Goods adapted to tho wants
of the people of Elk aud adjoining
counties, which they arc selling at pricea
that defy competition. They would simply
state here, that boing very large dealers,
their facilities for purchasing are un
equalled by any establishment in the
county. Thry buy directly from manu
factures and on the
Another advantage You can always
s$6t whnt you Want at their stores, htneo
you will save time by going directly ta
them and TIME IS MONEY. Wo
have no spaoe here toeuuinerate nil the ad
vantages you will have in patronizing theso
establibhiueuts. But call and seo, and
reap tho tho advantages for joursalves.
Among their Qtwds you will Gad
DUYGCODS iuenllcss varieties,
GROCERIES ohoiceand fresh
CLOTHING of best material superior
cat and finish,
BOOTS & SHOES of the best
stock and make,
CROCKERY for newly married,
Middle aged aud elderly.
AND EVERYTHING ELSE !
20 inch ahaveJ ibia ;'.c taken for goods,
at the market price, at both stores.
Alto most other kinds of country pro
duce taken at the market value
Nov. 13, 18C7, tP