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Elk Lodge, A. T. H.
Stated meetings of Elk Lodge -will be
held Tuesday evening, on or before the full
noon of each month, once every two wooks
thereafier. J. K. WIIITMORE, Sec'y.
Once Church Protestant Episcopal.
Rev. C. E. Bi-tlrb, Rector. Services
will be held in the above church every al
ternate Sunday morning and evening.
Rev. F, Vernon, Pastor. Morning Ser
vice, in tlio Court House, every alternate
To be Enlarged. We find the
present size of the Advocate too small,
and shall therefore enlarge the paper at
once. In order to do so, it will require
considerable labor in re-setting the ad
vertisements, &o., and we shall therefore
issue no paper nest week. The nest
issuo will be on Friday, Nov. 13th,
when we expect to present a sheet every
way worthy of public patronage,
U. L. A. There wilt be a meeting
of the council at their rooms on
Saturday evening, Oct. 31st, 1868 at
7 o.clock, let every member be
punctual, as it is tbe last meeting pre
vious to the Presidential election.
J. It. BAIRD, President.
D. S. Luther, Secy.
Job PRumNO. We are prepared
to do all kinds of Job Printing in a
style unsurpassed anywhere, and at reas
onable prices. We guarantee entire
satisfaction. Orders by mail promptly
. 5-CapU James H. Oillis, U. S. N., and
family have been visiting here with their
relitives for a few weeks paat .
Capt. Gillis was in co amand of the V.
6. Steamer Waterce, which was wrecked a
few months sinco in the earthquake upon
the Pacific coast. The vessel had been
condemned as unseaworthy, and could not
have been brought around Cape Horn.
The Captain endeavored to bring her to
New York overland, but only succeeded in
getting her about six hundred yards on
her land journey. This is the only thing
which we ever know the gallant Captain to
undertake but what he succeeded in. Af
ter the earthquake bo devoted his energies
lo relieving the sufferings of the people
who had been wounded, and left houseless
and homeless by the terrible catastrophe.
During thelato war Captain Gillis render
el most efficient service in the cause of the
country. At the bombardment of Mobile
Jiis ship was sunk by a Rebel torpedo, but
he fought her when nothing but her turret
remained above water. He ws then le
moved with his crew and placed in com
mand of a shore battery, when he got am
ple pay Tor the loss of his ship. He was
sent home as bearer of dispatches from his
Admiral, and was honored by being the
only officer mentioned by name in the dis
patches. He is an upright, honest and
brave Christian gentleman and officer, the
country has reason to be proud of him,
and we are glad that Ridgway is the birth
place of such a gallant hero. Long may he
be spared to do service for his country.
The fine residence of Horace Litte,
Esq., on " Powell avenue " is fast ap
proaching completion, and is a first class
residence in every respect. Mr. Little
moved his family into it last week, we
hope he will find his new home lasting,
pleasant and profitable.
J. V. Houk, Esq., heretofore one of
our most popular and flourishing mer-
chants has sold out his establishment
to Mr. Robert Gillis, who has gone into
possession of the store, and will con.
tiuue the business at tho old etand
The assortment is replenished and is to
be kept up. Mr. Gillis is a native of
Ridgway and has returned here after
some years absence to again make it his
borne. We hope he will bo successful
iu his new undertaking-
Our old merchants are all gcttin
rich and retiring from business. II. S.
Belknap ha3 aold out to Mr. Henry S.
Thayer who is well and favorably known
to our citizens. Mr. Thayer can be
found at the old etand under the
Uyda House and will keep business
running there to ita fullest capacity,
Give the young man his share of the
trade and we guarantee thai he will
deal honestly and fairly. Mr. Belknap
retirdi from business to assume his new
position as one of the commissioners of
this county to which he was elected by
a flattering majority at the last election.
He will give bis entire time, and talents
to the duties cf the office and we have
no doubt he will make n efficient and
valuable publio officer.
THE VOTE OF ELK COUNTY.
In 186S at the October election, there
was polled lor Boyle, Democratic candi
date for Auditor General 1054
Clynicr democratic candidate for
Governor 1SUG. 916
Democratic gaiu in two years 138
In 18G8 there was polled for
Hartranft Republican candidate for
Auditor General 508
For Geary Republican candidate
for Governor 18GU 376
Republican gain in two years 132
The democratic majority in 1866 was
540, in 1868, 546. The democratic
party have increased in votes, in two
years 138, and increased their majority
6 votes. Considering the principles they
auvocate, iney are doing wen, ana as-
they cannot bo much worse than they
now are, we do not apprehend they will
gain much in the coming two years.
The deorooraey have every thing their
own way here. True, they cannot all get
a county office, or a Post Office, but the
balance of the party are accomodated
by being placed upon tho " County
Committee, " Standing Committee,
(tuis last committee can now sit down
awhile, and rest,) and tho " working
committe "4 these committee's all
get put into tho county papers and this
is a party acknowledgement of who the
faithful are. Theu there are the
orators who do the work of the oaru
paign. To be sure some among them are
" Carpet baggers " but this really makes
no difference, and does not add a great
deal to the amount of truths they tell.
There has been much work done in the
county this fall by outside heavy men.
Hon. W. A. Wallace the gentleman
who has discovered a new system of
naturalization, and a young man by the
namo of Fury opened the campaign,
aided by Messrs. Jenks and Ilamblin at
the August court. The beginning was
good, and bid fair to bring forth
increase. Then we have had tho Rev.
J. K. llornish, from the oil settlements.
Hon. Heister Clynier, " Brick "
Punicroy and lion. U. It. liuckalew at
the great Centreville pole raising. At
St. Marye Hon. Charles H. Shriner,
and Hon. Julius Horn, he who told the
very chaste anecdotes in German,
cratic edifice, the mud used for the
chinking, consisted of our own local, and
talented orators too numerous to recite,
and all this combined talent with two
democratic papers in the county
during tho campaign, has really
increased the majority s-i-x which is
the majority of the democratic increased
rote ovei the Republican increased
vote. Tbe most efficient speaker we
know of, they have used, is our worthy
Prothonotary. He stands behind his
disk in the court room and makes a
short speech which he has learned by
heart, (as some of the stumpers have
theirs,) and every speech he makes,
counts one vote, and in two years past
he has made for the democratic party
in this county at least 150 votes, and
yet it all combined only gains six,
whereat there is muoh tribulation, and
it is at this juncture well enough to
" if there is not
something wrong with the machine J "
More had been promised, the draft has
Let no Republican stay away from
the polls next Tuesday, when the last
vote is polled, and the last illegal voto
against freedom is challenged and kept
out it will be time to call the days work
done. If every Republican doe3 hjs
duty he need not be afraid to read the
Mr. G. G. Messenger, is doing
a good improvement in the shape ef a
new building for a Drug Store 26x60
feet, at the corner of Mill and Main
streets, the building when completed
will, make a fine appearance and addition
to that part of the town.
The following are the official figures
on Congress in this District as recorded
by the Conferees :
Total 16,903 1,4355 4,810 4,702
Scofield's majority, 2518.
The court will be in session as pre
scribed by law, next Monday, at which
time it will adjoin until the 3d Mon
day of tho month, when tho regular
business of the court will be in ordor,
and the cases sot down for trial will be
Presidential election next Tuesday
November 3d, when every one who
loves his country will vote for the Grant
and Colfax electors. Look out for
Fatal Accident. Mr. S. Andrews
in the employ of the Portland Lumber
Co : met with a fatal accideut a few
days einee, ho was felling a tree and it
lodged, and he sot down on a log under
it ; tho treo broke from its place of
lodgement and struck Mr. Andrews
breaking his neck and one leg. lie
leaves a wife and. four or five children
to mourn his untimely loss.
GRANT, tho terror of evil doers.
BLAIR, the hope of Rebels.
SEYMOUR, the friend of rioters.
COLFAX, tke wise oounse llor of the
Evert man who is opposed to hav
ing the men who have fought the gov
ernment for the past eight years rule
the country will vote lor Grant and
ttThe Great American Hair Prep
aration, valued at home and abroad, a
real Hair Restorer or Dressing in one
bottle. A great triumph of science.
Mrs. S. A Allen's Improved, dew style."
Every Druggist sells it. Trice One
Lost. Between Ridgway and the
crossing of the Shawmut R. R., on the
20th instant a bundle,conta'tcing 6 yd's
of white flannel, and 6 yards of gray
striped cloth, any person returning the
same to the subscriber, or leaving it at
this office, or at W. C. Healy's Btore,
will be liberally rewarded.
Maohoma Water a delightful toilet ar..
tide superior to cologne, and at half the
A Card. A Clergyman, while residing
ia South America as a missionary, discov
ered a safe and Biinple remedy for the cure
of Nervous Weakness, Early Decay, Diseas
es of the Urinary and Seminal Organs, and
the whole train of disorders brought on by
baneful and vicious habits. Great num
bers have been cured by this noble remedy.
Prompted by a desire to benefit the afflicted
and unfortunate, I will send the recipe for
preparing and using this medicine, in a
sealed envelope, u any one wuo ueeua it,
FREE OF CI1AROE. Address,
JOSFPH T. IN MAN,
Station D, Bible House,
Sep9-3m. New York City.
A New Rkmiut im Consumptiox. A
Physician who had Consumption for sever,
al years, with frequent bleedings of the
lungs, cured himself with medicine un
known to the profession, when his ease ap
peared hopeless. He is the only physician
who has used it in his own person, or who
has any knowledge of its virtues ; and he
can ascribe the degree of health he now
enjoys to nothing but the use of his medi
cine ; and nothing but utter despair and
entire extinction of all hope of recovery,
together with a want of confidence in all
others induced him to baiard the exper
iment. To those suffering with any dis
ease of the lungs he proffers a treatment
he confidently believes will eradicate tho
hiscase. Price $1.50 per bottle, or $8 a
dalf dozen, sent by express. Send for a
circular or call on Da. E. Botlston Jack
son, No. 250, North Tenth Street, Phila
delphia, Pa. niay30.68-ly
JF YOU WANT
fox I IS TBI
Stgte of lit Art,
AMD AT TBB
west imm MIES
QIVB your orders to the
5l& &avorKtegiatUs0 CfftaMiiftmtttt.
OLIVE BRANCH BITTERS.
A mild and agreeable TONIC STIMU
LANT, STOMACHIC and CARMINATIVE
Extraoted entirely from IIERB3 & ROOTS.
T OUIS H. GARNER,
Can be found at bis Foundry at St. Mary's
wnere ne is reaay io nave au snop-work la
his line done on short notice. St. Mary's,
Benzinger P. O., Elk CO., Pa. myl'08' ly
Undershirts and drawers, cheaper thar
the cheapest, at the store of
12'67 HYDE, Q1LLI8 & CO
0 31at, 1807-1 J .
&Jeig rorg' 6olili)n.
TUIE CHEAPEST GOODS
IN THE COUNTRY
Are Sold by
WEIS BROT II.E It
Successors to Geo. Weis.l
Fofeifli) Soh)csiia Sty 6oo5?,
St. Mary's, Elk County, Pa.
QALL AND EXAMINE
OUR IMMENSE STOCK OP
BOOTS AND SHOES
We have no hesitation in saying that
in this department of our establishment,
we can give bargains to our oustomers
with which they cannot fail to be satis
fied. We buy our stock direct from
the Manufacturer, Richardsons Cele.
brated Boot & Shoe ManufaotoryElmi-
ra, New York. We warrant all goods
in this line sold from our establishment.
JJEAVY& SHELF HARDWARE.
WE ARE PREPARED TO OFFER
To our customers in this line bargains
which cannot be undersold in Elk coun
ty. Our stack is large, well selected,
and is especially adapted to tho wants
of tho community.
TOADIES' DRY & FANCY GOODS.
An Unequalled Assortment I
Io fact we have everything connected
with Ladies' Wear. We are determin
ed to sell lower, cheaper and BETTER
Goods than any other firm in tho coun
ty. Give us a call, we'll prove it
jJJ ARK WELL WHAT WE SAY.
TPe Sell the Best, therefore
THE CHEAPEST CLOTHING
Sold in Elk County. Our Stock of
Ttfei) $1)3 Soys' Snivel" aJUiiiei-
I 0 0
And we confidently flatter ourselves
that better Clothing cannot bo found
Persons, before purchasing elsewhere
would do well to give us a call.
ft-No trouble to show our Goods.
QROCERIES, NOTIONS, &o.,&o.
In Endless Variety, and
CHEAPER than the CHEAPEST!
At the Storo of
In St. Mary's, Elk County, Pa.
piPES, TCBACCOES fe SEGARS
We have now on hand
AN EXCELLENT ASSORTMENT,
Which will be sold at a
YE RY SLIGHT AD VANCh
On cost and carriage.
V3f Our Store is in the neu SQite
Building on Main Street,
run v .- : .mt
- - -
nv nit tin
Alove corner of Main & Depot Streets,
July SO, 18G8. RIDGWAY, PENN' A.'
For doino a family ttrARhinfl. in iha y.ant
and cheapest manner. Guaranteed equal
to any in the world 1 Has all the strength
of old rosin (man with thn mild ami lntha.
ing qualities of genuine Castile. Try this
sjuenuiu soap, oaia rjy me AL.JUi.lN CHE
MICAL WORKS, 48 North Front Street,
Philadelphia. Sept2 '08;ly
A LARGE STOCK OF
Tho undersigned have on hand a large
and very desirablo stock of GOODS,
and will constantly keep an extensive
assortment, includiug everything that
EAT, WEAR, OR FEED.
which they will sell at the very bottom
figure and from this date will sell only
for CASH. We will use every endeav
or to make it to the interest of onr cus
tomers to adopt the universal
We have determined to give the
a fair trial, believing it to bo the inter
est of both buyei and seller.
POWELL & KIME.
Ridgway, Aug. 18th, 1867. so.
BY ITS USB
Gray or Faded Hair is quicKly
restored to its youthful color and beauty,
and with the first application a
beautiful gloss and delightful fragrance
is given to the Ilalr.
It will cause Hair to grow on Bald Spots.
It will promote luxuriant growth.
FALLING HAIR is Immediately checked.
Fr Sale by all Druggists.
DEPOT removed from Greenwich St to
33 Barclay bt. & 40 1'ark tlaco.
LACKSMITH'S CARPENTER'S ANa
joiner's tools for sale " cheaper than
the cheapest ' at the St. Mary's Hardware
St0 ' (nov28'Q7.)
IMMENSE BED TJCTION
IN THE PRICE OF
No. 201 Churoh Street, Philadelphia. Send
for Engravings and Price List.
THE PLACE TO BUY IS AT
GROVE G. MESSENGER,
Dealers in Dregs, Medicines, Faints,
Oils, White Lead, Lubricating Oil,
Lamp Oil, Tanner's Oil, Per.
fumeri- - ""ua
The purest varnish,
Brushes of every
Dye Stuffs, Pure Confectionaries Citron,
Raisins, Patent Medicines, Wines,
WatDhes, Jewelry, Rings,
Tobaccoes & Segara
Pure Liquors for
A LARGE ASSORTMENT
- . Of Everything Useful
Pertaining to the Drug Business Gcn
Pure Drugs at Low Prices 1
Pure Drugs at Low Prioes
Notions in Endless Variety 1
Notions in Endless Variety
American and English Watches I
American and English Watohea
Latest Styles of Jewelry, Rings, &e.
Latest Styles of Jewelry, Rings, &o.
Fancy Articles, Toys, Latest Novels I
Fancy Articles, Toys, Latest Novels
Albums, News, Stationery, Bird-Cages !
Albums, News, Stationery, Bird-Cagcs I
Violin, Banjo and Guitar Strings 1
Violin, Banjo and Guitar Stringstl
PHILADELPHIA & ERIE RAILROAD.
WINTER TIME TABLE.
Through and D'erett Route hctween
Philadelphia, Baltimore Harris
lurg, Williamsport, and the
GREAT OIL REGION
ELEGANT "SLEEPING CARS
On all Night Trains.
ON and after MONDAT, NOV. 25th,
the trains onthe Philadelphia & Eria
Railroad will run as follows :
Mail Train leaves Philadclphia..l0.40 p. ir
Ridgway 8.16 p. n.'
" " arrive at Erie 9.25 p. d
Erie Exp leaves Philadelphia... 11. 30 nooi
" Ridgway "3.27 a. m-
i ii arrive at Erie 9.50 a.
Mail Train leaves Erie 10.00 a. in.
" Ridgway 4.06 p. m.
it arrive at Philad'a... 7.00 a. in.
Erie Express leaves Erie 7.86 p. m.
" " Ridgway... 1.83 a. m.
" arrat Philadelphia 6.00 p. m.
Mail and Express connect with Oil Creek
and Allegheny River Rail Rod. BAG
GAGE CHECKED THROUGH.
ALFRED L. TYLER.
'ens' woolen and cassimer Shirts
sensation prices, at the store or
1 07 HI DE, GILLIS & CO.
ISITINQ CARDSNEAXLY EXECUX.
d at this oifioe.