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LOCAL INTELLIGENCE, I
Car Timcal iltdgway,
Erie Express East. 10:10 P- m
do do West 3:f'-!a in.
do Mail East 4:38 p. m.
do do West 2:45 p. tn.
Local Freight EaBt 9:40. m.
do do West ii:25 p. m.
.The Episcopal Sociable will be
held at Hon. Henry Soutber's nest
Magnolia Water. A delightful
toilet article superior to cologne and at
half the price
1-Guite a fall of snow took place
on Monday last, which yet remains with
us. Not sufficient, however, lor sleigh
IfiyAn error, through carelessness,
occurs on our outside in the date of our
paper. Instead of November, it should
rThe Sewing Society connected
with Grace Church, Ridgway, will hold
its first meeting at Mrs. Henry Souther's
on Thursday, December 12th, at ono
o'clock P. M. ; and the Sociable in the
All friends are cordially in-
vited to attend.
terWe are requested to state that
there will be a public meeting of the
citizens of ltidgway and vicinity, held
in the Court House on to-morrow, FRI
DAY EVENING, to take into consid
eration steps for the establishment of a
Normal Sohool at this place.
Terpsichorean. The lovers of this
healthful and pleasurable amusement
will be ulad to learn that Ool. Moore is
in tr'ivc. a. ball on the evening of
bu.ue, - e
the 31st instant, at the Hyde House.
TK fnlnnol Itnnwa how to make his
guests comfortable, and we can guaran
tee to those attending, a pleasant time
A Good Hotel. The Rrockwayville
Hotel, kept by Messrs. Wheeler & Cobb
is said to bo one of the best hotels in
this section, and wo can cheerfully re.
commend it as being so, if they keep up
their former reputation. They propose
giving a ball on Christmas, and we trust
they will have a merry time.
ISTYesterday wo stopped into the
new store of n. S. Belnap, next door to
the Hyde House, and was surpiised to
find such a large stock of Goods. He
has his shelves literally crammed full of
as serviceable goods as were ever bro't
to this county, and which he says he
will sell cheaper than they can be
bought any other place in IUdgway.
-Our friend, J. V. Houk has re
turned from the eastern cities with a
large and extensive assortment of seas
onable and fashionable goods, such as
are generally found in a first class coun.
try store. Houk is as fair a man to deal
or.tt. u cm lift 'iinnil anvwhere. and
should receive a full shaie of the public
patronage. Give him a call.
BPersons who intend making ap
plication for license at the coming term
of court would do well to remember tint
notice of such application must bo pub
lished three times in tho county paper
before going to tho court. And as we
Bhall in all probability issue no paper
during the hollidays,- applicants should
send in their names before next week's
paper is issued. Our fee is $1 cash.
SOur usually quiet villago was
thrown into a furore of excitement on
Monday last, by the appearance of three
young men who had imbibed an extra
supply of " benzine." They first went
to the hotel of our aged mend, 1 Layer,
and on being refused liquor, commenced
dancing. To this Mr. Thayer kindly
remonstrated ; they still persisted, and
Jlr. Moyer, constable of Fox township,
leing present, was asked to atrest them,
and upon his telling them to desist, they
took up their line of march for the
Hyde House, where, on learniug that
Mr, Moyer was not constable of RUly
viay, went back to the Thayer House,
and presenting a loaded revolver at the
head ot Mr. Moyer, compelled him to
accompany them back to the Hyde
House in order to prove that he was not
the constable. As soon as they arrived
there they were arrested by Mr. Moyer,
who in turn took them before Justice
Fuller for commitment. While the ex
amination was going on, one of the party
took " French leave," but was recaptur.
ed after a short run, and taken to jail.
In the erening a further examination
was held before the same justice, who
held them each to bail in the puni of
$1200, in default of which two of them
were committed to answer attba coming
tsrm of Court.'
ere. Any person living on
lino of the Philadelphia & Eric
Railroad, between Emporium, in Camer
on county, and Warren, in Wairen
county, coming to ltidgway, nod pur.
chasing a stove of me, I hereby agree
pay their railroad faro to and from
llidgway. This offer is open till '.lie
First of January, 18G8.
C. W. SERVICE.
Ridgway, Pa , December 5, 1807.
"The perfumed light
Steals through the midst of alabaster lamps,
And every air is heavy with the breath
Of orange flowers that bloom
V the midst of roses."
Such was tho flowery land filled with
hcalingjairs and life preserving products,
where Mr. Drako discovered the chief
ingredients of his wonderful Tonic Med
icine Plantation Bitters tho en
chanted tropical island of St. Croix.
The Plantation Bitters, combining
all the medicinal and tonic virtues of
the healing and the lil'c-sustaiuing pro
ducts of that favored clime, are, with
out doubt, the World's Great Remedy
for Dyspepsia, Low Spirits, and all otb.
er Stomachic difficulties.
Godey for Jasuarv. The best
number of tho best Lady's Magazine we
have ever seen. It is really a gem. A
piece of block printing is produced in
this number, especially for the ladies,
that is a noveltv in this country. It is
the figure of a stag, printed iu eight col
ors, and is exceedingly beautiful ; and
we presume could not bo purchacd in
the stores for doublo tho price of tho
Book. The two steel plates are very
fine, one of Ihcm contaius three distinct
pictures. Tho tinted cut a speciality
of Godey's is sweetly pretty ; aud the
inimitable fashion-plate is beyond all
praise. But the great feature of this
number is Godey's extension plate ot the
latest fashions, two feet long, printed on
both sides, making four feet a new
tiling. There is no magazine that eon
cot un a fashion emial to Godey. iVe
know that they are true, for we know
who it is that gels the.u up. The read
ing matter is decidedly good. Marion
Harland's story will prove to bo the
K7Tbe Philadelphia National Re
freshment saloons, where the soldiers
from every part ot tho Union were fed
during the late war were an honor to
Philadelphia, aud there is a peculiar
propriety iu the circumstance that Phil
adelphia should inaugurate a plan for
the endowment of a National Institute,
where tho orphans of theso same heroes
may have a home and receive an educa
tion. This is what tho Trustees of the
Riversida Iustituio are aiming most sue
ccssfullv to accomplish. Actiug under
the charter of tho Washington Library
Company, incorporated by tho State of
Pennsylvania, they are offering stock at
tho low rate of one dollar tier share, anil
will give to each subscriber a beautiful
and valuable steel engraving, worth at
retail more than the price of the stock
and as an additional inducement will
distribute among the stockholders, pres.
ents valued at 830O.OUO. In the dis
tribution every one has an equal chance
to obtain large presents; one is worth
840,000, another $20,000, &o. W
cannot refuse to do a putriotic and benev
olent action on those terms.
UN'S. PISTOLS. RIFLES, KNIVES
JC pocket and table cutlery, of the heHt
quality and most approveu pauein, ior sai
cheap at tlie Hardware oiore on mnerger
old corner m at. .Mary s. io u;
1AUTK)N. All persons are hereby cau
j tioned against buying a note given by
uie to Harvey Parsons tor $100.00, dated
about the middle of May last, a? I have not
received villus therefor, and will not pay it
unless compelled by law.
uov718G7 W. SHOEMAKER
COAL, COKE AND FIRE-CLAY !
All of superior quality, for sale by the
Tannerdale Coal Company,
St. Mary's, Elk Couuty, Pa.
tgy-Orders by mail prompt Ij ittend
cd to. septlG 3-tf
ST. MARY'S, PA-
ASH, DOORS AND FURNITURE !
The subscriber keeps constantly on hand
all sizes of Sash and Doors, ulso
Sash Tainted and Glazed,
All work warranted to be of the best uiai
teriul and workmaushin.
Call and examine my work and prices us
I feel confident my work will give satisfac
tion and piy prioek are as iow, if not lowar
thau they arc in any other market.
C1IAS. L. BAYER,
my23dQ7tf. St. Miry'i, Pa.
FURNITURE. COFFINS, TIC-
TU RE-FRAMES, &c.
The undersigned having sold his Interest
in the wagon shop, now intends devoting
his time exclusively to tho Furniture trade.
He has just received a large stcck o' the
BEST FURNITURE MADE
which he oilers at prices that cannot fall to
please. 11 is stock consists ot
WmtliRtnndn. Commodes. Lounsos,
llndxtonds of Mimic. Oak. Wliitewood and
lilack Walnut, f pring Hods and Mat
trasses, Extension, Dining, Rrcak
fist. Tea Party and Quartette
Tables. Chairs of every
kind a.id description.
The larirest assortment of Cane Seated
Chairs ever brought into this section
of the country, Farmer's Secreta
ries, What Nots, Brackets,
and everything usually
found in a First Class
FURNITURE WARE ROOM
Ticture Frames of ev
k!nd size or Quality, kept
on hand and made to order.
Looking Glasses, Looking Jlass
riato and Pictures, Wo would call at
tention to our large stock of Coffins, con,
sisting of Pine, ttlutewood, Cherry,
Chestnut tin! Black Walnut, any
one of which we can furnish in
three hours time, trimmed
in any stylo to suit.
Metallio cases of anv kind procured in
three hours tune.
Feeling confident that with'a liberal pat
ronage, wo sluill be ab le to keep up a First
Class establir-linient, we appeal to the peo
ple of EIV county, to say if it is not better
to keep their money in circulation at homo
tlun to send it off to the cities where ifthey
uy but littlo they are sure to get cheated
nd pay a good round sum into the bargain.
Then let your motto be, ncvcir buy away
from home what can be had just as cheap at
omc, and the cheapest place to buy Furni
ire in Western Pennsylvania is at II. II.
Thomas' Ware Piooms, Excelsior Building,
corner of Main and Depot streets, Ridgway,
.'.Ik county Pa.
Oct. 31, 18U7-ly. II. II, THOMAS.
HIE MOST RELIABLE CUSHION used
ou Billiard Tables is the
Manufactured by Kavanagh & Decker, and
patented Dec 18, 18ii(5. (Sec Scientific Am
erican, volume Hi, nuniucr 11.)
It is the OMil Cushion that possessesf
all the qualities essential toa perfect Lush-
on. If is the most elastic and most durable
Cushion ever offered to thebi'.liard-pluyinr
public, as is abundantly proven by tin
great demand lor it since its introduction
Ihe peculiarity which 'distinguishes tin
CAT GUT Cushion and renders it supcriol
to all others, is the tightmed cord of cut-
cut which overlies the lace and edire of th
rubber, and running the full length of the
Cushion, which prevents the ball lioin bed.
dine into the rubber and jumping from thi
tubie. The addition of the cat-gut cord
also adds much to the elasticity ot thcCush
Tho CAT-GUT Cushion has already bee.
applied to over 1000 tables which arc i
constant use. It can be applied to tables
of any ninUc, for So per set.
KAVANAGH & DECKER'S Factory, N
the corner of Centre and Canal streets,
V., is the most complete of its kind in the
world. I he machinery is of the most mi
proved character, the lumber drying room
ihe largest in the tinted Mates, the mate
rial used the best that can be purchased,
und the workmen thoroughly skilled.
Billiard Cloth, Balls, Cues and Trim
mings, all of the best make, constantly ou
Kavanagh and Decker are the only agent
in this country for KAY'S CUE CEMENT
adjudged by competent authorities to b
the best cement ever used.
Full Size Tables cut down for $100.
Scfid for lit lint ratal Price List.
KAVANAGH i DECKER,
Cor of Centre and Canal Sts.,
ap301y New York City
VALUABLE LOTS FOR SALE.
The undersigned has laid out a vil.
age upon his ground adjoining the Ridg
way Depot, to be called ELK. The lots
are 50 feet front, by 100 feet deep front
ins towards the railroad.
Terms Forthe first lot sold, $100. Foi
the second lot sold, $110. For the third
lot sold, $120 and so on increasing in
price as lots are sold.
BPa, First purchasers get me cuoico lot
at the cheapest rates.
Purchasers will be registered in the or
der of their application Ten per ceut of
tho purchase money must be paid at the
timeot the application.
BtTL.Applical ions will he made to Jon
G. Hull, Esq., Ridgway, Pa.
j. o. lnuii.
AGAINST lot or DAMAGE by FIRE
rriHE Lycoming County Mutual lnsur
I ance Company at Muncey, Pa., con
ti iiia-s to Insure against Loss or Damago by
Fire on all kinds ef Merchandise. Public
and private uildings, either in town or
county. Also on Mills, Tanneries, Barns,
stocks of Grain, ic, at the lowest possible
rates, consistent with safety to the Insurer
and Insured. J he Lycoming County, Mu
tual Insurance Company invites an lnvestn
gation as to its stability. Its capital
Tints assuring to every one of its patron
that their losses will bi promptly and satis
factorily paid. Its nianugumeul basal way
been prudent, as its existence of twenty
six years fully demonstrates
Agent for E'k county, it St. Mary'i
ALWAYS Til 12
OHN G. HALL, Attorney at law, Ridg
way, Elk county Pa. mnr-'uu ly
OB WORK of all kinds and des.
J criptions done at this office.
ALPIN E HOUSE, ot. Mary s I'ft.. iter
man Kretz, Proprietor. ug!)'Go
JAMES BLAKELY Physician
irgcon, St. Mary's, Elk county
Lmar- uu ly.
DR. W. W. SHAW Practices Medicine
and Surgery, Centrcville, Elk county
I EXECUTIONS, SUMMONS, SUM'Ui.
'j nas. Warrants, &c, on hand and for
sale at this office.
AURIE J. BLAKELY. Attorney at law,
i and U. fl. Commissioner. Ridgway
Elk county, Pa. f mar-22'GO-ly.
r1 H. VOLK, Manufacturer and Dealer
in Lagtr Beer, opposite the Railroad
Depot, St, Mary's, Elk county Tn.
Law, Ridgway, Elk county Pa., wil
attend to all professional business prompt
ly. . mar-z tjti-iy.
DR. W. B. HARTMAN, St. Mary's, Elk
county, Pa. Late of the Army of the
Potomac. Particular attention given to all
cases of surgical nature. mar-JJ lb-ly.
T)ORDWELL AND MESSENGER Drug-
gists. Dealers in Drugs and Chemicals.
Paints. Oils and Varnish . Perfumery Toil.
et articles and Stationary, Ridgway, Elk
county Pa. mnr-22'0u-ly.
TTR. J. S. EOUDWELL Electic Physi
II cian. Late of Warren county Pa., will
nromntlv answer all professional calls by
nieht or day. Residence one door east of
the late residence of Hon. J. L. Gillis,
JO. IN Q. HALL .TAfl. K. V. HALL.
IT AIjTj & 11RO.
Attornovs -at - Law
BENZINGER P. O. El K COUNTY, TA
September 20, 186(3. ly.
Ti ATTiROAD HOUSE.
IV WHEELEn. & COISB, Proprietors,
luis house is conveniently auupicasam
ly located in the thriving village of Brock
wayvillc. Every attention paid to tne con
cnicnce ot guests. Aug. lo. lo'xtr
DAVID THAYER, Proprietor.
The undersigned having fitted up a large
and oommodious hotel on the southwest
corner of Centre and Mill streets, with good
and convenient stabling attached, respect
fully solicits the patronage of his old friends
and the public generally.
UcclS'Gli ly DAVID lUAlblv.
JOHN G. HALL,
JAS. K. P. HALL,
ghort, gall it Qfo.
SI. Mary's, Uenxlnger M. O.
Elk Coitntt. Pensa
RmowAY, Elk Co., Pa.
M. V. Moore, Proprietor.
Thankful for the patronage heretofore
so liberally bestowed upon him, the new
prcprictor. hopes, by paying strict at
tention to the comfort and convenience of
guests, to merit a continuance of tho
same. Oct 24 18tili.
"1VTOTICE is hereby given that I have tak-
en out a license as auctioneer, and
will aitenu promptly io uie caiuiig oi an
sales entrusted to my care.
Any person calling sales without a license
wil be held answerable to tho strict latter of
the law. P. W BARRETT,
J. HALEY Proprietor.
This hotel is pleasanily situvted on the
banks of the Clarion River and Elk Creek,
at the lower end of the village, Mr. Healy
will spare no pains for tho convenie.ee of
his gnosis, 7e invitos one and all to give
him a call and try his house.
II. S. BELNAP desires to inform the citi
zens of Ridgway and vicinity that he has
leased J. S. Hyde's Blacksmith Shop on
Mill street, and has employed goocl work
men who will bo ever ready to make any
thing from a buckle to an anchor.
I'articular attention given to the shoeing
of horses. All I ask is a fair trial.
llidgway. Elk Co., Pa.
The subscriber desires respectfully to in
form the citizens of Ridgway and vicinity
that be is prepa.ed to make to order as well
as it can be done any whero, anything in the
line of his business. All he asks is ft fair
trial. Good Fits guaranteed.
efiCloths, Cassimcrs, Vestlng9 and
Trimmings of the latest and moBt approved
styles kept constantly on hand, which will
be SOld i;UAl'K X11AJM T1115 UlltiAT'
SOMETHING: NEW I
HOUSE, SIGN & ORNAMENTAL PAINTTNO.
rpilE SUBSCRIBER WOULD H ri-
spectfully inform the citizens of Elk
county that he has just started in the
above business in ltidgway, anu leei coun
dent that he can please all who may favor
him with their custom. GRAINING,
PAPER HANGING AND CALCIMINING
DONE ON SHORT NOTICE AND IN THE
most fashionable and improved manner and
style. Orders left at this Office or at the
Banking House of Souther, Willis & Souther
will be promptly attended to.
TAKE NOTICE !
A LL PERSONS KNOWING THEM.
J Belves indebted to the undersigned
are hereby requested to call and settle their
accounts at their earliest possible conven
ienoe. JOSEPH S. IIYDJi.
Ridgwiy, August 1, 1&C7.
THE PLACE TO BUY IS AT
THE III I G-WAY
GROVE 0. MESSENGER,
Dealort In Lragf, Medicine, r:ots,
C)il, White Lead, Lubricating Oil,
lamp Oil, Tinner's Oil, Per.
fumeries of all Kinda,
The purest Varnish,
Brushes of every
Dye Stuffs, Pure Confeetionarles Citron,
liaising, Patent Medicines, A inns,
Wat shea, Jewulry, Rings,
Tobaccoes & Ffgars
' Pure Liquors for
A LARGE ASSORTMENT
Of Everything Useful
Poitaiuing to the Drug Business Gen
Pure Drugs at Low Prices !
Pure Drugs at Low Prices
Notions in Endless Variety !
Notions in Endless artety
American and English Watches 1
American and English atehes
Latest Styles of Jewelry, Rings, &o.
Latest Styles ot Jewelry, lungs, se.
Fancy Articles, Toys, Latest Novels !
lancy Articles, ioys, jaiesi iuveia
Albums, News, Stationery, Bird-Cages!
Albums, News, Stationery. Bird-Cages I
Violin, Banjo and Guitar Strings!
V lolin, Banjo aud Ouitar .strings .
B E A L E S
17OR ALL DISEASES INCIDENT TO
Horses, Cattle and the Human Flesh,
requiring the use of an external application.
This new Compound, prepared by a prac
tical Chemist having a full knowledge of
all the medical virtues of each ingredient
that enters into its composition, is warran
ted to exceed anything of the kind yet of
fered to the public as an external applica
tion for the diseases for which it is recom
mnnded. We are satisfied that it will work
its own road into the confidence of all who
uso it, and those who try it once will never
bo without it, and therefore wo rely on ex
perience as the best test of its usefulness.
It is pronounced by Farriers, and all who
have tried it to be the best application ev
er used. This Embrocation has been put
up for over eight years, and it is only
through the increasing demand and urgent
request of my friends and the Public that
1 send it forth ns the grand remedial agent
for the various diseases to which that noble
and useful animal, the HORSE, issubject.
Many remedies have been offered to the
Public under different forms, some of these
arc injurious, others at best of little use,
and many wholly improper to answer tho'
purposes for which they are recommended.
A judicious and really useful composition
free from thoso objections, has therefore
long been desired by many gentlemen who
have valuable horses, and are unwilling to
trust them to the care of designing and
nrettending Farriers. Their wishes are a
length fully gratified, by Dr. Beale being
prevailed upon to allow this valuable Em
brocation (wluri has provcu so emcaeious
to the various diseases) to be prepared and
brought out to the public.
This embrocation was extensively usea
by tho Government during the war.
Address all orders to
DR. EDMOSD BEALE,
C02, South Second St, Phil'a.
fligyFor Sale by Bordwell & Messenger,
Ridgway, Pa. npSOly
rigin and History ot the Books of the Bible.
BT PPOF. CALVIN E. STOWE, D. I.
A work of real value, and an almost indis
pensable companion of the Bible, showing
what the liinie is not, wnat it is, ami now
to use it ; answering all the objections to
it authenticity urged by modern infidels,
and tracing tho authority of each book up
to its inspired authors, giving a vast,
amount of information heretofore locked
up in very rare and costly volumes, making
one of the most popular books ever pub
lished. 1000 AGENTS WANTED.
Experienced agents, clergymen, ladies,
school teachers aud others should send at
once for circulars giving further fnforma
ZEIGLER, MoCURDY & CO.,
601 Chestnut Street, Phil'a., Fa,
Sept. 20 67'-4m.
JJTCI1 ! ITCH ! ! ITCH I ! !
BCRATCA ! SCRATCH ! ! SCRATCH ! ! !
in from 10 to 48 hours.
Wheaton's Ointment cures The Itch.
Wheaton'g Ointment cures Salt Rheum.
Wheaton's pintment cures Tetter.
Wheaton'g Ointment cures Barbers' Itch.
Whe-ftlou's Ointment cures Old Sorer.
Wheaton's Ointment cure9 Every kiud.
of Humor like Magio.
Price, 50cents a bok ; by ma'l, 60 cents"
Address WEEKS & POTTER. No. 170
Weshington Street, Boston, Mass. For salo
by all druggists. Sept. 17'07 ly.
TT7"E ARE PREPARED TO FURNISH
YY upon short notice the following kinds
of Lumber of the best quality.
FLOORING AND SIDING,
dressed in the best possible manner, from
seasoned lumber, ready fur use. Also,
LATH rOH PLASTERING
We will put on cars when required.
JsXf All orders addsessed to us at this
place promptly attended to.
SOUTHER, WILLIS & CO.
jun217lf Ridgway, T.