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Xiwmber 29, ISO.
?r'M Slinky morning.
U-v. Samuel Mar-
remanent pastor, at a
" .,,!, follow ing per-
T'.ler nrnrHu.b.nJ Krt-
'T-O pounds i h te-
CJ- . .......
.-wed in toe iJSl"'
i'T - rill
,v 1 kridr. Onesuffer
.'Tiog aud a fractured rib
,ir,'Lw the Memorial Boa-
rtartthat it would not be
iJl",l,C f.h-rountT to make
f t.rfcil l ur '
fjtofthe Mount Pleasant
f.rCery recently .nst.tatd
.,.!, of Cambria ooun-
r : G Vvm, of Farmiugton,
L V.m.erlvof Stoyestown,
enl'rlis being agitated ia cer-
J .bwt n nl il is prob'
torwgh authorises will be
"h,ore long to pass an ordi-
re children to be off the
f .v. li-aiOLths-old daughter of
n- K Beach y of Johns-
f 'die lat the home of J.
, fitar ' '
; niii i Tharsdiy morning.
: r aui e of the wealthiest
' ,"..,v,H. died of apo-
?VteJ hotel in Philadel-'ic'-5
. ,. ii. .-a intAi-ftsted
! !rf c, bo will be instructor
t'"it't!i Tea. hers' Institute, will
"i3:a! Convention in omese
'L,n d evening sessions, be-
11 !. n1
.n.lav, lerei" -
Fr.iv evening with a concert at
n"nxf. Tickets for coarse,
... ..-- f..nmi puiltv of mur-
degree at Greensburg.
i w38 .....
. vilJIer shot ana iusuiuwj
1 Toward MoClime at Gray's station
y ii S Idler and his victim had a
'.ait aitern.wn, which was settle 1
w, -o'd bJ Pswl between them.
ponied to McClune's in the
j tr.dsh.t him without a word of
I jaAers of Milford township will
u irt:tute in tue aiier kuto
4 urlay. lece nber Hilh. The
the pMBram are Miss Pyle,
3 Fiiillippi. II. M. Meyers. L P.
M. I'phoiise, Howard Boose, F.
Vii, r. E. Weimer, C. K. uoDson
"'Vsayder. All friends of educa
.'wiriially iiiViied to attend.
last week fetatethat
as i-ua in that city for the
;ofW. H. Cover, a pracuciuu y
7.oniheehrceof having commit
Lottie Naele, an or-
i- Igri fourteen, a resided of that
" , r'c lO thA
. ;Lg lUe I I'.lllll. -- -
-beT'retbe warrant was served and
.hereilouw are unknown. Cover
. f.rafr:y a teacher in the public
g of this plce. He has n3
rra-K. Miller, a cnal miner of Gar
'wpalloaed LLslilrty by the United
. . . .. ..r. .ni . .ji havinff
a GiHUti (.111 ri, j ii v. " - -
i-:iasfnded in the ca.e against him.
- ! OOUVlCieU HI iiiii.iPK"
ij and passing counterfeit money
; w brnight to Pittsburg for ben
tTaarsdiiy. The money made is said
art been a poor imitation and sen
t s only suspended because he
rved three mouths in jail before
J r.H. Wtiiley has the best equipped
iiph gillery in Somerset ana its
rusauy expect l get the very best
.rt He is prepared to make every
icy style photograph from 50 centa a
fc'&ina up aud can count as many
lianas ai.y one in town. Visitors
-.sj Iastiiuie meek will have no
A in making their wants known, as
SfcSey ha secured an assistant for
i--i-kbo aill receive their orders.
-try to gi'.ery lietween Sipe's and
Jxh's, nearly opposite postofBce.
T Dew al of assembly relating to
Mtiieux goes into effect next year
i etery individual, firm or corpora
iiiuj li tie, must pay a license.
-w.ofureoulT those doine SI.OK) worth
i X'Karssor over annually were aub-
H to Ui. Blanks will be printed a
?yofiiich will be given each indi
nrui or corporation eugaged in
io the couuty, and each will be
-.iitri to suie the whole volume of
iH ahit.'h has been transacted dar-S'-i
preceding year, that being the
atm a hich license will be rated.
E'a jurg and Somerset have organ-
-i xiAiw for the improvement of
-s refive ton us, and are going
'.a Ue work as though they meant
If properly conducted, says
- J .tiii,i., u Triboue, they can be a
uTperf.r progress. New England
aliti-st all have such organiz-
f -i'-h look ti the improvement of
- a's a;'iisaranc offnng prizes for
preui-.v. etc, aud the visitor
-Xf5 t'jat region is struclt with th
I "tfajQ, resale which have b--en ac-
'Mil number of years.
ia'Tv.er train ran into the rear of Chi-
Mpre on the Baltimore & Ohio
ia the South Cumberland yards
-oy m.)ruing. Both train were
UM. The pussneur train had been
Vibr a freight wreck ahad. The
'Hiiiaa was demolished, the oyster
"f "as wrecked, the tender be
'IZmma ;w over tbe nlilne
i-1 the engine was divested of
;ttod bioken in two. Mrs. X. E
?vJe,f Ro.-kwooJ, was one of the
zti injured. She m t.r.ii
att,8hei. Fireman Massey. of
traia was fatally acalded.
, a, Lnigbry, a young man from
Fr. while out hunting last week in
i'hip, wii, Hrry Kishe
T.Isoof mier, wai wound! ia
d iih a of buckshot by his
tcion.who brought down apneas
tie same load. The men were
-lalx of brush, Loughry being a
-taeronthe hillside than RUhe-
- - u.ppeoea to notice bird
; fired. About twenty pieces of
-erM Iughry'a acaip. After
arJUj Li.o K...--. I l. : . w
H, i'-,la Kuheberger w ho reside
.tl u"ert"wn where tbe lead
ovd by U.-.CF.Livengood.
JLigLi(.r .bo Mys: ..Tbere
fcproUbilitie. present that a cotn
IV "'blUU a i harooal plant on
i..r "t,n-"-Furnace tract of land
VjTr B!u," - The owners of tbe
of i 4' embracs over UWO
Bq, Uo1' offered to sell and tbe
drfci. J 'beoptiou on everal bun
tl,nU!r 1'"(, oesidea. If the
Pi!r't'rilroa wiu connect with
n "'"JU lr soutu or Ligo-
MiL J" plw,two-MP P Qui"
lio" ryuue the wopleof Laugh-
W k . V'!Ie ,nd mploy-
uu'' tcoibsr of men."
Mr. George J. Kreba spent last week ia
Pittoburg on business for the Llstie Min
ing Compauy, or which he is general
inr. uenjamin nalker, a venerable
resident of Brother val'.ey township,
was recently stricken with paralysis and
is in a critical condition.
Mrs. Isaac Miller, aged 36 years, died
at her late residence ia Slonyereek towu
ship, Friday, Nov. 24ih. She is survived
by her husband and one daughter. Fu
neral torviees were conducted by Rev.
Register & Recorder Cover last week
recorded a deed written August 14, 1774,
for a tract of land known as "Ash Swamp
in Conemaugb township, Bedford oounty.
Pa." Tbe village of Davidsville is locat
ed on the land.
Invitations have been issued for the
wedding of Mis Effle McDowell, of Lig
onier, to Mr. George Turner Jacobs, at
the residence of Mrs. Elizabeth Ewing,
in Ligonier, Thursday, November 30th.
The bride-to-be waa a former resident of
The Children's Aid Society has ar
ranged to place tickets of admission to
the Teachers' Institute on sle at Keffer'a
boot and shoe store and at the court
house. Tbe admission is only five cents
and tbe money realized in this way goes
to a most worthy charity.
Union Thanksgiving services will be
held in the Methodist Episcopal Church
at 10:30 a. m. Thursday morning. The
sermon will be preached by Rev. Garner,
of the United Evangelical congregation.
A thank-offering for the benefit of the
deserving poor of the town will be lifted.
Mrs. Edith K. Linton, widow of tbe
late Reuben M. Linton, who died shortly
after returning homo from Chickamauga
Park,lhere the Fifth Regiment Peun
sylvania Volunteers ia the war with
Spain was in camp for three months, has
been granted a pension of f 12 per month.
Mrs. A. J. Endsley returned last week
from Washington, where she had been
for several weeks visiting at the home of
her brother. Major William Johnston.
M rs. Endsley was one of the guests at tbe
dinner given by President and Mrs. Mc
Kinley at the White House in honor of
Admiral and Mrs. Dewey.
While Curtis K. Grove wns at work in
his wagon maker's shop Saturday after
noon a piece of timber fell on his right
foot with sufficient force to break the
great toe. Dr. II. S. Kimmel, who was
called upon to dress the injury, says that
this is tbe first case of the kind be has
met with in his long professional career.
The Village Improvement Society held
another largely-attended meeting Mon
day evening. The ladies at the head of
the movemeot are greatly encouraged
and feel sanguine that before Spring they
will hive an effective organization and
will do much of the work they have
set out to accomplish.
Msses Lucy and Grace Picking, who
left here last Tuesday for Chicago on a
visit to their brothers, were caught in a
railroad wreck before reaching their
destination. The former had her right
arm badly bruised. Several passengers
on tbe train were killed and a number of
others were seriously injured.
From April 1, 1SS5, when the rasrriage
license law went into effect, up until yes
terday morning, 4200 license were issued
at the Recorder's office of this county.
During the two years and eleven months
James M. Cover has served as Register
and Recorder he has issued exactly 1,000
marrisge licenses, or nearly one fourth of
tbe total number issued in the county
during 19 years.
The First Xational Bank of Windber
was organized last Tuesday with the fol
lowing temporary ollicers: Saiuuel R.
Shu maker, president; J. S. Cunningham,
vice president; E. J. Berwind, Simuel R
Shumaker, Peter Hoffman, J. S. Cun
ningham, J. W. Hawes, Thomas Fisher,
H. D. Edelblute, and W. A. Crist, direct
ors. The new bank expects to open for
business by February next, when it will
occupy a building of its own.
The events of the coming week prom
ise to attract large crowds to Somerset.
Teachers' Institute, which will convene
in annual session next Monday, has nev
er failed to draw an immense crowd and
the indications are there will be no dimi
nution this year in tbe number of persons
who will avail themselves of the oppor
tunity to enjoy tbe program prepared for
tbe special benefit of the school -teachers,
and the course of lectures secured for the
teachers and public alike.
Frank, eon of Mr. and Mrs. James Mc
Kelvey, met with an accident Saturday
evening that will keep him from echool
fora few days. He undertook to take a
flash light picture of a party of young
ladies and gentlemen at tbe residence of
Dr. S. J. McMillan, and when the fuse
faTled to burn he struck a match and
placed it in the little box containing tbe
powder, with the result that the powder
ignited and flew into his face, severely
burning bis cheeks and forehead, and
burning away bw eyelashes and
eyebrows. Those who witnessed the ac
cident declare that his sight was saved by
December term of court appears to be
destined for the trial of capital crimes
in this county. The Roddy boys were
convicted of murdering farmer David
Berkey at Dscember term, K7, and
Peter Meyers was convicted at December
terai last year for tbe murder of John
Lenbart and Michael Carney. Milton
Sheet and Harry Weller, charged wiih
the murder of Augustus Glessner, wi l
likely be placed on trial at tbe coining
Ddcember session. Meyers last week
addressed a letter to Judge Lingenocker,
in which he expressed a desire to make
a statement to the court before tbe day
set for bis execution.
"Eddie Witt," the Boy Preacher of
Jennertown, occupied tbe pulpit in the
United Evangelical church Sunday even
ing. Long before tbe hour announced
for the services every seat in tbe church
was occupied and tbe aisles were crowd
ed with people who were compelled to
stand until the congregation w dis
missed. Hundreds of persons who were
anxious to hear the young prodigy were
unable to gain admission to tbe church
and returned home disappointed. The
Boy Preacher, who is just a few weeks
past fourteen years of age and wears
knee-breeches, apjke for about forty
The latest railroad gosip is to the effect
that the Western Maryland Railroad is
seeking a western outlet and wilt extend
iu line from Hagerstown to Tittsburg via
Djeter's rp. E igiueers are said to be at
work at tbe rresent lime surveying the
proposed extension. Iu connection with
the above it is rumored th U parties iden
tified with the Western Maryland have
recently purchsed an immense acreage
of valuable c.al land iu Brothersvalley,
Stonyereek, Shade and tj jeinahoning
township, all of which are beiug held
under opti n by a syndicate hea led by
Mahloa W. Keiin. of J )hntown. The
(Ikkvi.d is informed that the details of
the sale of the c 1 have n t yet been
worked oti. b-jt that the prospects or tbe
dl g u-jg through are considered favor
A luilignatit form of diphtheria baa
mide its ap?era-cj ia th rei n e-tt of
Listie, five mile rro:n S mierset, aod
three re-en t dith in the Immediate
neighborho-Kl are accredited V that terri
b!e scourge O is of the children w ho
d.ed from diphtheria atteud! tbe public
sch ioU and as a result great alirin is foil
lest the dt;-- in iy bin epidemic
Saturday the S unerset Township School
Btard decided to close tb Hunter,
Wills, Pleasant HiH and Listie sc-b.uls
until after the dnger hss psed. The
v-h jol B irJ U t-i b cvu-u ended for tbe
prompt action taken, and siuoa School
Bard are empowered by Act or Assem
bly to discbarge tbe duties or Biards of
Health It would be wise action on their
part to see tha'. a strict quarantine W ea
Ublished over the families in woieh the
malady naa appeared.
BURIED VICTIMS' FEt.
Joiepa Earl aad Wife Twice Tortured and
Joseph Earl, aged 76 years, mho owns
and operates the Roddy mill, near Gleo
coe, Northampton township, aud bis aged
wife, were horribly tortured by masked
robbers last Wednesday night.
Tbe men fouud the aged ouple in bed
and dragged them out. Upon their re
fusal to tell where their money was hid
den, they beat them over the head and
body, and lighted candles were applied
to tbe soles of their feet, which were to
badly blistered that neither can walk.
They directed the robbers to a bureau
drawer where t-XKi had been secreted in a
Both Earl and bis wife are ia a precari
ous, condition, their advanced age making
recovery doubtfal. Three years ago they
were Tisited by robbers who tortured
them and exacted a lar.e sum. At that
time Earl nearly died from the beating
be received. His home is close to the
railroad aud a mile from any other house.
It is thought this robtry was committed
by tbo culprits who visited the house be
fore. They were pever d?tcted, but are
believed to be people living in the com
munity. Earl operates an old delapidated grist
milL About a year ago he had to sell bis
farm to pay J7,()0 bail money, Nelson
Bittoer, whose bond he signed, having
fled and forfeited it- Since then Earl has
been almost impoverished, and ouly by
great self denial had been able to save
tbe sum which the robbers secured.
Mr. Chas. U. Fisher, or Fisher's Book
Store, has secured a copyright dated
Washington, Xov. 11, 1S.J9 on his famous
song book entitled "Favorite Songs for
the Sch-jols of America." This Song
Book has now an annual sale of 10,000
copies, selling in every county ia Penn
sylvania and largely in Ohio, West Vir
ginia and Maryland.
Grait Setwork of Telephone!.
Thursday evening about 5 o'clock the
Johnstown and Somerset Telephone com
panies connected Iheir systems, which
takes iu about 3o0 additional 'phones in
this county. About 9 o'clock C. J. May
er, tbe secretary and treasurer of the
Johnstown company, tested the liue to
ilooversville, Somerset, Meyersdale, aod
as far south as Grantaville, Md , with en
tire satisfaction. He also bad Meyers
dale connected through the Johnstown
system to Altoona and the conversation
between the two extreme poiuts was kept
up for oiue time with entire satisfaction.
Tbe Johnstown company will finish its
line to Indiana county within five or six
days, which will give connection with
about 4.V) 'phones in that county. The
Indiana County Telephone company al
ready has connection with Clarion, Jef
ferson, Armstrong and Clearfield coun
ties. Including the Phoenix Telephone
company of Blair county, with which the
Johnstown company has connected for
sometime, over 4. OtiO 'phones owned by
the companiie mentioned will be in di
rect communication. Johnstown Democrat.
Oat pot ef the Klondike.
Xo one will ever know idly bow
much gold wastiken from the K Inn! ike
fields the past season. Since the Euglish
Government imposed a royalty, the min
ers have adopted all sorts of ruses to
evade tbe law. It is rather difficult to
dodge taxes, but it is more difficult to
dodge a bad cold and tbe grip at Ibis time
of year. When the system is weakened
by such attacks, aad the blood becomes
thin and impoverished, the best medi
cine to take is Hosteller's Stomach Bit
ters. This remedy builds up the system.
Besides regulating digestion, il overcomes
constipation. It is good for the kidneys
and liver, too, stimulating these organs
into the proper performance of their func
tions. Nothing is so good for malaria.
Kniical Initrumenti and Striagi at
Either'! Book Store.
Violin, mandolin, guitar and banjo
striDgs, mandolin picks, violin bridges,
pegs and tail pieces and rosin, aecordeons
and harmonicas. Instructors for violin,
organ, guitar, banjo and mandolin. Sheet
music ordered and promptly secured.
ClIAS. II. FlSHKK.
Farm of 47 acres, adjoining "Highland
Inn." known as tbe "Holderbaum tract,"
within one mile of the town of Somerset.
One-third cash and the balance in 5 years
with interest at 5 per cent. Apply to
Messrs. Knepper A Good," of Somerset,
or address M. Oppenheimer A Cov, 811
Pena Avenue, Pittsburg, Pa.
P3I505E3 BY B1KIH3
Coaemtogh Township FeaUj Becomes 111
While Eating Buckwheat Cakei.
Mr. and Mrs. John Thomas, their
daughter, their son Silas, and the latter's
two children, of Tnoravi' Mill, Cone
maugb township, were poisoned Friday
evening while eating buckwheat cakes
and remained in a critical condition until
Monday, when they were visited at their
borne by Dr. Jobo B. Critchneld, of
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas are about eighty
years of age; their daughter, who is un
married, about fifty five, aod Silas
Tbomas is a widower and resides at the
old homestead with bis two children.
The three last meutioned are ia the most
The six persous took su ilenly ill im
mediately after eating the buckwheat,
and when it was examined it was learned
that the baking powder osed ia tbe cakes
and the buckwheat contained poison.
The goods were purchased in this city,
but tbe name of the grocer who sold
them was Dot mentioned by tbe Thomas
family. Johnstown Tribune.
WIT5Z5SE3 "7E&E MATJ0LIH.
Jattic of the Peace Acquitted of Soiling
F. S. Fisher, a justice of the peace in
Broad Top township, Bedford county,
was the defendant ia a suit iu which he
was chargod with selling liquor without
a license. The liquor was hard cider,
aud the prosecution alleged that Fisher's
place wasa regular drinkiug place where
men were to be seen every day by the
score in a drunken condition from tbe
effects of lhe cider sold by Fisher.
- When tbe case was called ia the cour;
last Tuesday it was found there were over
200 witnesses subpoenaed on the cise.
The Huntingdon A Broad Top railroad
was compelled to attach extra cars to its
trains thai morning to accommodate the
witnesie-. The trial occupied the atten
tion of the court for the remaiader of the
Three witnesses were iu such a maud
lin condition that Judge Linganecker
was compelled to send them to the c ma
ty jail so that tbey could collect tbem
oe ves enough to give their testim ny
Tbe case resulted in ao acqaitul, but the
trial cost the couuty iu costs.
Big Sam of Coal Xoaey Paid.
Representatives of tbe Berwiad-White
Coal Company paid out Saturday in
Johnstoarn about SJ3.00) to Messrs. Moses
Weaver, Samuel Mishler, Jacub K. Liv
ingston, David B. Wilson, Joho Stahl,
and Jacob Shetler, ror coal lands recent
ly purchased ia Conemaugh town-hip,
Next Saturday nine more owners or
coal land are to be paid off, and it is said
the Berwind-White peoula bold options
on fifty two iracU in tbe same vicinity,
tbe aggregate value of which ia about
Tbe transfers are furnishing some
profitaHe employment to Johnstown
attorneys who are making out the deeds.
The !iandsonie3t line of Tailor
made Jackets ia at my store.
' Mrs. A. E. Dhu
Made from pure
cream of tartar.
Safeguards the food
Alum baking powder- are tbe greatest
menace! to health of the pretest day.
suaa smch co , mw vowc
Jndge Ewing Surprised.
Tbe appointment of Samuel Evans Ew
ing to the vacancy on the bench in Fay
ette county, caused by the resignation of
Supreme JudgeS. L. Mestrezat, came as
a surprise to Mr. Ewing and his friends.
Mr. Ewing was not a candidate for the
honor, and the appointment waa made
without consulting him.
Mr. Ewing is 47 years old, graduated
from Princeton ia read law with his
uncle, tbe late Judge Wilson, and was ad
mitted to the Fayette oounty bar ia 1S76.
He was a partner with his brother, Na
thaniel Ewing, until the latter was elect
ed judge in 1SS7.
Aged Pauper's Hoard.
The poor directors or Merwr county have
under their care in the county Almshouse
an interesting character in the person or
Miss Martha Howard. Miss Howard
lived alone in Mercer ror some years. A
few weeks ago friends had her removed
to the almshouse, where she could be
properly cared for.
After removing her it was decided to
make a search of her house for money,
which was fairly successful. Hidden be
tween leaves of books, between plates
and secreted in bureau drawers, tbey
found over IU0, mostly paper money, i
or State bank bills, a few national bank
bills, but tbe greater amount was crisp
new greenbacks of tbe very first issues.
Her person was also searched at the
almshouse, and 325 was found, of
which was gold, many of tbe coins being
very old and commanding a premium,
there being several f 1 pieces in the lot.
Miss Howard bad for years lived in the
most abject poverty.
Hat Been Beading Genesis II., 18.
At tbe home of the bride's parents, at
No. 125, I street. Nineteenth Ward, on
Tuesday evening at 7 o'clock. Rev. N. B.
Tannehill, pastor of the F-street M. E.
Church, united in marriage Hev. William
E. I'.assett, of Koxbury, and Miss Mabel
Boyer, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred
Rev. Bassett is the well known pastor
or the Sloven town circuit or the M. E.
Church, and has been making his home
at Koxbury ror several years. His bride
is an estimable young lady connected
with various religious organizations or
tbe F-street Church.
The wedding was a quiet one, ouly tbe
immediate relatives or the couple !eiug
ia attendance. After the ceremony a
wedding supper was served. Rev. and
Mrs. Bassett will reside ia Roxbury.
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ries "A Prairie Iurauta," by Eva Wild
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by Charles Adams ; "The School
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Illustrated Announcement Number
containing a full proopei-tus of the vol
ume ror 11M0, will be sent free to any ad
dress. TUB YOUTH'S COMPANION,
'0 Columbus Avenue, Boston, Mass.
Fifty Deer Killed ia Centre County.
With a rw more days yet to go on. Cen
tre county hunters have killed a greater
number of deer this year than waa killed
altogether in the last three seasons. In
tbe neighborhood of the Bear Meadows
alone, in the Seven Mountains, thirteen
deer have been killed in tbe last tea days.
Taking the entire scope of tbe Seven
Mountains aud on tbe Allegbenies, the
number of deer secured so far will ex
Pittsburg and Philadelphia hunters are
encamped on the best hunting grounds.
with tbe intention of remaining there
until tbe close of tbe season. Wild tur
keys, pbeisants, and rabbits are abun
dant on all tbe mountains in that section,
and deer-hunting parlies put in tbe lime
between chases shooting smaller game.
An excellent line of Ladies' Tailor-made
Suits now in Btock to select
from. Trice low.
Mrs. A. E. Uhl.
Conetablet' Fee Bills.
Constables must recollect that tbey are
losing money by not having tbe new Fee
Bills. I have them now for sale. Also
C instable' Guides, and a complete line
of Legal Blanks at Fix h kr's Book Store.
Repairs for Fountain Pens.
Chas. H. Fisher.
Give the Children a Drink
called Grain-O. It is a delicious, appe
tizing, nourishing food drink to take tbe
filace of corTee. Sold by all grocers aod
iked by all who have used it because
when properly prepared it tastes like the
finest ootTee but is free from all its injur
ious properties. Grain-O aids digestion
and strengthens tbe nerves. It is not a
stimulant but a health builder, and chil
dren, as well as adults, can drink it with
great benefit. Costs about I as much as
coffee. 15 and 26c
Tribute ef Eeipect.
The following preamble and resolu
tions were adopted by the Ladies' 4Jd
Sciety. M. E Church. Addison, Pa.:
Whkreas, It has pleased God to re
move from oar midst our beloved broth
er Dai i J Augustine, an honorary men.
ber of ourSocietv.
1st. JtfJtolvr'l, That we bow in submis
sion to tbe chastening band or God, who
doeth all things well.
2d. RfJtolrl, That in the death or our
much -esteemed brotner we have lost a
true friend, and miss bis genial counte
nance, encouraging words, and his truly
3d. Rffilrfd, That we as a society ten
der to tbe bereaved family oor heartfelt
sympathy iq this honr of sore trial, aod
point them to Ibe Great Comforter for
4th. Hi-tott!, That a copy of these res
olutions be sent to tbe family; also, to tl
editor of tbe Somerset Hkrald for publi
cation. Mrs. a. Augustine, Maud L. Dean, Mrs.
J ere. Liston, Mrs. A.C. Hartxell, Min
nie L Rosa, Committee.
A 34 pound turkey attracted consider
able attention Mooday alternoon in front
of merchant Harry Sipe's establishment.
JOS. HORNE & CO.,
TpIlE Mail Order Department of this store is now ready to alteuJ to
the wants of Christmas bajers for anything that suggests itself to
them. The Christmas lines arc the completcst crer before shown.
For women there are Silks and Dress Goods, Laces of every de
scription, Gloves, Handkerchiefs, Wraps and Furs, Tailor Made Suits
but why extend the list the word everything says just as much as a
whole column would. For men and boys oar Clothing and Men's Furnish
ing Departments are filled with the latest and most stylish productions.
If it is possible foayou to come to the city, we urge you to do it.
Tue low prices upon our goods will more than repay any expenses you
may be under. If you can not come, then by all means put yourself in
communication immediately, with our Mail Order Department We tell
you of a few of our many gift things.
FINE SILKS NEATLY BOXED.
We have put op in tbe neatest kind
of boxes ample material for tbe making
of a handsome waist. These waist pat
terns are cut from plain and fancy silks
There is nothing that a woman, especially
a young woman, will appreciate more
highly than the gift of a waist pattern.
Tbe prices per box are
$1.85, $2.00, $2.25, $3.50,
$2.75, $3 00 P"
DRESS GOODS IN BOXES.
We have also put np in boxes Dress
and Skirt Patterns or black and colored
materials, enough in each box for the
making or the entire gown or the sepa
Dress Patterns chosen from splendid
all wool dress goods, assorted styles at
$3.00, 53.50, $4.00, $4.50,
$5.00 per box.
For the Separate Skirt stylish all
wool materials in Checks, Plaids, Vene
tians, Homespuns, Tweeds and Coverts,
52.00, 53.50, 53.OO, 53 SO.
$4.00 per box.
In Black Goods such fabrics as
Cashmeres. Figured Granites, Cheviots
aud Armnres, at
$3.00 to $6.00 per box.
WOMEN'S FINEST KID GLOVES.
We carry many line- of Kid Gloves
found in no other bouse in these two cit
iesfor instance the Reynier Jouvin t
Cie and the Monarch. We are sole agents
for these gloves. Then we have our own
brands or gloves made to our order in
Grenoble, France, tbe Duquesne, Penn
Avenue, Regina and Superba. Besides
these we carry many general lines, in
cluding the genuine Majestic
The Regina is a stylish pique glove,
2-clasp and sells for f 1.00 a pair. All col
ors, all sizes.
The Superba is a 2 clasp kid glove,
embroidered backs, all colorings, aa well
as while, 1.00 a pair.
Tbe Duquesne is a fine kid glove
with a pique finish, and Paris point or
three rows or embroidery. We sell it for
$1.50 a pair, and we know that it is the
equal or any f 1.73 glove in the market, as
well as tbe equal of many $100 gloves.
Tbe Penn Avenue, which ia our
leader, is pronounced by experts to be
the let French Kid Glove ever brought
out for tbe money. All colors, fl.50apair.
FURS OF ALL KINDS.
Women always appreciate Furs a a
gift and we give you below an idea of
what you can do here.
Cluster Scarfs of brown marten,
eight tails, o 00 up to 3f 00.
Cluster Scarfs of stone marten,
f 18.00 to 00.
Cluster Scarfs of blue fox, 5.00 to
Collarettes of electric seal, fi50,
$3.00, f 10.00.
Collarettes of Persian lamb, eight
tails, $15 00.
Collarettes or brown marten, 15.00
np to &5.00.
SPECIALS Collarettes or electric
seal with yokes or astrakhan, with satin
lining, at 7.50, worth $lioo. .
Muffs or French Hair, 7.V-, or Elec
tric Seal, f 1.50; or Brown Marten, ti.:
or Blue Fox, f 15.00; of genuine Alaska
GOLF AND OTHER CAPES.
We have a fine line of G Capes
from flO.OO up. And in regular Dress
Capes, sncb aa tan aud gray, tbe prices
begin at (1000 and go to f-15.00. Black
Capes for elderly women at f 10 00 and up.
There is a new Goir Cape just out
which we are selling for 1 15 00. Reversi
ble cloth with plaid revers and plaid ca
pucbian hood. No fringe. It is a beauty.
FINE SILK WAISTS,
Following are prices on two beau
ties in Silk Waists that we know you will
be pleased with. They are the tinett we
have ever seen for the money.
The first is a taffeta waist in blue, red and
lavender with corded front and
Dialled back: also corded stock col
lar and new Hare cuff. The price is
The other is a taffeta waist in red, blue
and lavender and the entire bodice
is tucked, sleeves also tucked at top
and tucked stock collar, trice is
You can get a better idea of the Christmas thing3 of this store if
you will send for our Catalogue. It has a complete list of each depart
ment number over some sixty. However, whether you send or not we
shall keep telling you from week to week about our Christmas novelties.
E. L. Simpson. I
The Great Sale and Exchange Place fur
I m mens Stock of
Robes, Blankets, Harness, Bells,
Whips, Etc. gj
7 Car-loads Just Received
Of the very latest '-Portland" and "Swell" Dodied Cutters ti
and Bob-Sleds. Call at my warerooms on Patriot ?j
Btrcct and be convinced.
SIMPSON, He Cuts the Price.
OPEN DAY AND NIGHT.
DRY GOODS I
Wc like to serve tbe men who
enjoy having the finest und- f
derwear that they can buy. J
We've plenty of just sucli that
sort of underwear right here
in this big stock of ours.
Fine French Balbriggans
soft imported Merinos, m
and the finest of flat and
Garments that cost all the way
from $3 to $15 each. t
All the sizes are here all f
styles a remarkable stock to J
233 Fifth Avenua, PITTS2TOS.
Nothing but a lo
al remedy or
-bangs of climate
The specific ia
Ely's Cream Balm
it is quickly ab
orbed. Gives rt-
ief at once. Opens
cd cleanwa the
Nasal Passages. Allays InflaminaUor.
Heals and Protects the Membrane. Re
stores the Senses of Taste and Smull. No
Mercury. No Injurious Drug. Regular
size, 50 cents; Family size, f 1.00 at Drag
gtRtA or by mail.
ELY BROTHERS, 56 Warren Street,
r s jj t i
COLD 'N HEAD.
I. ... - - - - . ini.g im iwiimr
Pmuct Toor td? thr may ferine J" wItS.
t Wrti. JOHJI WKDUUttRJI CO, fawat in
I bvt. WMMartaa. D. C fur tb.tr pnae ofl
. It.. tt AHA kUhl kaMAIUW, MIlA.
Now arriving daily at oar
Coantersaud shelves loaded down with
new Figs, Evaporated Fruits, Prunes,
Raisins, Mince Meat, Cleaned Currants,
and Seeded Raiains. We are just receiv
lag oar Fall Packed Canned Goods. Our
line will be the best selected and consists
of the greatest assortment ever shown on
IbU market. Nothing but the very bet t
brand do we handle.
OUR STOCK ia always kept moving,
because oar trade is large, on accoatt
of having tbe BEST of everything in our
line and selling it at PRICE-j aa low aa
you are asked for goods not equal in
OCR FLOUR ROOM is always stock
ed with the highest grades of Flour.
Pillsbury'a Best and Porter's Boss aia
our leaders, and they are winners. Try
them, you will have no others.
straight timothy hay.
Can load in any part of tbe oounty,
Write or call to see as.
Apples, Potatoes, Wheat and Oats
are also wanted.
Tes! We are Headquarter Yonr
trade, correspondence and calls solicited
Cut Flowers, Polled Flank
also all kinds of Artistic Floral Designs
can be furnished on short notice. Bell
Telephone at oar storm.
Adolf Stahl. Florist,
My Stock of
Is Complete, With New
Goods Ariving Daily...
Special Invitation la given to inspect
my stock of made up goods for
Ladlea and Children.
My handaome line of
are of exclusive style. Wool Shawl,
Misses' and Children's Winter Wraps
ia great variety. Prices low.
Tailor-made Suits ranging in
Wercerked, Satteen and Flannel
Skirts Separate Dress Skirts from
Silk, Satin and Woolen Dress
Waists in large variety.
Ladies' Night Dresses, Corset Cov
ers, Skirts and Pants.
Tbe newest things in all kinds of
Dress Goods and Dress Trimmings.
All-embracing line of Ladies' and
As usual, the newest and prettiest
things in Millinery with superior
workmanship can be bad.
Mrs A E Uhl
Despite the advance prices in
Dry Goods, LadleV and Chil
dren's Wraps, P. A P. were
locky enough to get a good
share of Dry Gooda, Ladies'
Coats and Wraps at prices low
er than ever. .
Mew Silks for Waists at price way
H-lnch TaffeUa Silks at 5c a yd.
Plain Dress Good at 4-i.
Dress Ooods at 8, 10, 121 nd 15c
10 inch Dress Ooods at and 25c
(4-inch all-wool Drew Goods at 2Sc
Dresa Goods in Crepons, Venetian
Cloths, Plaids and Serges at price
never before offered.
New Outing Flannels al 5, 8, Sand 10c
One Case Omar Cachnierea t So.
Dress Ginghams at Sc.
Kew Calicoes, Ginghams, Shirting,
Percals, Table Linens, Napkins.
Towels, Bed Spreads, Blankets Com
forts. Carpels, Lace Curtains, Ruga,
Poitiers, Window Shades, Ac
io doxen all wool 40 inch Flanne
Skirts at 30c each.
k.7-inch White Flannels at 15c yd.
Our stock of Neckwear, Corsets, Rib
bona. Laces, Embroideries, Stock
ings. Ladies' end Children's Under
wear, Collars, G)ves, Fascinator,
and Belts are all new.
Guaranteed 2 batton Kid Gloves at
New line Gent's Furnishing Goods
Parker & Phillips.
MUs Sadie Stein
Will have charge of our Drees
Making Department, having
just returned from New York.
Special Notice !
COAT AND CAPE
We have Wen and are still bu.-y ia tbU department. New oi.es
coming in daily and made to fit, not half. We guarantee the fit perfect.
Before purchasing your fall coat or cape, we ask you to examine our
line. We are positive we can eare you at least a dollar or more.
TRY US AND BE CONVINCED.
Dress Goods Dep't
We are offering special inducement. All shades. Prices that certainly
will meet with the approval of all. Many new things to show you.
Our Linen Counter we claim attractive and certainly pleasing to the eye
Don't forget we carry a largo line of Domestics. We have them alL
We also ofer a quantity of
A little soiled, at greatly reduced prices.
This is a genuine bargain.
This store will be
J. H. Sifford & Co.
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DMV Low Prices
D vJ I tBest Goods
Until you have seen our One Ilundred elegant and fancy
trimmed single and double Sleigh, and Sixty of the best quality
Farm and Lumber Bob-Sleds. These you will find by inquiring at
BBAUH'S HARDWARE STOBE, j
! and are kept in the Carriage Repository in rear of Hardware y
J Store. Our Robes, Blankets and Bells yoa will find in the 2
fen 1 B Holderbaum
f See Them.. J
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GO-Toour mammoth store
T0:Buy up-to-date furniture of all kinds
COFFROTH'SllCioods are shown as the best values,
PQRriThe style, construction and finish
COODllEnough for the rich, cheap enough for the poor
M O N E YnSaved for the p urchaser
S A V I N CTo a11 clas ses f people
PRICE S' Are correct
5UIT3nThat we are pleased to show our customers
SIDEBOARDS, CHAIR SnUnsurpassed in price
ODD FURNlTUREKind that stajs together a lifetime
CUT CARPETS; No charge for waste
C. H. Coffroth.
s Ua J
.1 is a Great
TO A TjlVf HOUSEKEEPER TO
HAVi: A GOOD STOVE.
I nti f Twvst irfcct heating storas,
fjr 1.DUX..K i.l Ke, ever placed upon lb
nu:-tt Al! i!ic iattrt and best idea arc
i.ior;x.-.: !ii:to its construction, T.rerj
f i:i ret. j-r.imrrte durability, cleanliness
an I r c in- r.-r b-'ca well planned and
Produces the Greatest Heat
Fran the Lcazt Fuel
Thr o M sir is drawn from the floor, and
s'.'.m li.tT'cd tiinmh the sides and top,
l!ifn.t'h!r Lcated. This method of
Psevlnts Cold Floors
7 foii j Lcmicrature in all ians ol U
M r-r:-M KV7 Burn Anr Kind ef Coal!
k-,-' li i" K .7 Kiep Fir Twtntj-feur riaun!
Can be 'Jtd as ft Z nglt or Doubt Homtort
HI the Cu-jJ Pint Mono of too Zrror!
.Examine 'H c-Fr:LL ecronc tjj Bu'
ijjlMAS B. HOLDERBAUM, Somerset, flu
i Jt MTCni Active, reliable men to lie
WAN I tU! It order, for ntraery atoek;
permanent employment; eipennea and salary
u uitM w tio cuii It-are borne, or eomrowion
to locml men. stoc utrtctly nrsvelasa. The
biMinew eallT learned. U lit at oe tot
tenu and territory H'at '"upT
Uon7 Tbe H. t. CHASE CUM PAN Y, Soutb
J'Hfin Square, Philadel pbia.
IMPOKTAXT TO ADYXBSXS.
Tbs seam of tha eocmtry papers la ftxnA
ia Bdninftoo's Counts' Boat lints. Ehrewd
adreniaeis araH themaelres of these hats, a
topr of which eaa be had of Bauigtcai
Bros, of Kew York Jt Pittsburg.
I - --Cures Drug
With a oew lias of
General Merchandise and
OUR enure stock of mercbandlse and
ooildiogs having been entirely de
stroyed by fire on August 25J, we
hare aa speedily aa possible proesired a
new stock of the best the market affords,
aod are now prepared to exhibit a full
line of Dry Goods. Notions, Fancy Goods.
Millinery. Boots aud Shoes. Queeneware,
Hardware,Drogand Drnggiste' So ad rise
snd a complete stock of Groceries in our
temporary building, which we wiU con
tinue to occupy m.til oor new store build
ing baa been erected. Thanking oer
many friends for part ors we respect
fully ask tor their patronage at this time.
C. A. BRANT & SONS, BhacluvUJe.