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LOCAL ITEMS.
Read the Jounrnar.
Mrs. F. E. W. Harper the noted
temperance .worker is in the cily.
James Hunter is one of the most
modest of the Eighth ward politi
cians.
Go to Bacon’s for Christmas can
dies. The finest assortment in the
city.
Go to Howard & Marshall's for
choice oysters and fancy dressed
pouitry.
If you want to select a nice holi
day present go to Dives, Pomeroy &
Stewart's.
From all accounts we are to have
quite a number of weddings on or
about spring.
Ex-Alderman Battis has gone ona
extended trip south to recuperate for
the coming campaign for alderman.
Thomas Spence an old resident of
Harrisburg late of Oil City is on a
wifit to his many friends in this city.
The Steel Works will shut down
on the Ist for several weeks, when
over one thousand men will be out of
employment.
With the addition of six more po
lice on the force we can salely « xpect
one of the six to be colored. Two
wouldn’t hurt us.
The recruiting office is doing a
thriving business in Harrisburg
among the colored men. Go it strong
boys. We can spare a regiment of
you.
Persons intending to receive calls
on New Year's day should scod a
card to the JourNAL containing their
receiving hours, which we will cheer
fully publish.
The usunal issue will be made on
the New Jersey Ceuntral, New Jersey
Southern and Lehigh and Susque
hanna divisions. C. G. Hancock,
General Pussenger and Ticket Agent.
If you want your entertainmeuts
patronized advertise them in the
Journar, for everybody reads it. It
you want to havea quiet time, and
‘not make any money, don’t adver
tige.
Christmas and Naw Year holiday
excursion tickets will be issued by
the Philadelphia end Reading rail
road, to be sold on Dec. 22d, 234,
24th] 25th, 29th, 30th and 31st, 1883
and January Ist, 1884, good 1o re
turn until January 2d, 1884.
It is acold day when a colored
man is fonnd in the position of burg
lar, but nevertheless he is found.
As private watchman Longenecker
was making his lonely rounds he
caught one in the act of robbing the
grocery store of Rodger and Bro., at
the corner of Front and Market
streets Tuesday night.
On the right track at last. There
was a meeting beld in Frauklin ball
South street Wednesday evenibg
Dec. 19th for the purpose of organ
izing a colored Post of the Grand
Army of the Republic. Nothing
moae was accomplished than agreeing
to secure a charter and making a per
manent organization. Better late
than never. e
Exercises of an interesting char
acter were also conducted in the pri
mary deportment of the North street,
school by Miss Klorence Smith the
principal. The exercises consisted of
solos, choruses, recitations and read
ings which were well rendered by the
pupils and afforded a pleasant enter
tainment to the many visitors. The
teacher received many fine presents
from the pupils.
The police on Saturday night Dec.
15th raided a house in West Harris
burg and succeeded in arresting three
colored men on the charge of gamb
ling and at the hearing on Tuesday
evening Joseph Bradford the proprie
was held to answer the charge of
keeping a gambling bouse. Now
gentlemen be consistent by raiding
some of the gilded dens that are in
full blast right under the eves of the
temple of justice which you cannot
but know.
Several of the patrons and the
friends of the scholars of the North
street grammar school, gathered inm
that building for the puepose of wit
nessing the closing exercises. Thg
programme was gotten up entirely
by the scholars. Consisting of music,
dislogue,select reading and addresses,
eG e e
it proved both interesting and enter
taining. On the wholeit was highly
creditable to the scholars. Dauring
the exercises M. TI. Layton the prin
pal was the reciepient of a number of
fine presents from individual scholars
and from the school.
One would thiok from the the
tone of the article recently published
in the Sunday Telegram about the
Eighth ward and her houses of ill
repute, disreputable dives, lewd wo
men and men,that there was nothing
but heathens living within its pre
cincts and after the said srticle did
excite the sympathy of a certain
evangelist who thought he could do
some good in the most wicked spot
by distributing bibles and religious
tracts. HKven then it did not suit
this most particular editor and he
give the evangelist a raking over the
coals by calling him an impostor
What would they have doue to us,
build a fence around us put a stand.
ing army around us and exclude us
from the outside world:
Wesley Literary.
Probably the most interesiing
meeting of this association held this
scason was held Thursday night,
Quite a large audience was well en
tertained, some parts of the program
being excellent essays were read b)
Mrs. E. Johnson and Miss Katie
Robinson, while Miss Lulu Wilson
Mrs. Agnes Dangerfield and Mr. Al
bert Stanton read choice selections
Mrs. E. Burton and Miss C. Pope
delighted the audience with singing
The instrumental duet on cornet anc
organ by Mr. aad Mrs. Geo. W
Thomas received a well deservec
encore. The feature of the evening
was the debate which furnished mor:
amusement to the sqnare ioch than
cireus, the participants were Messrs
Dangerfield and Summers affirmative
Hamilton Howard and James Gu)
negative. Subject, Which prompt:
a man to the greatest action Lovi
or Money. After furnishing the pee
ple with dead loads laughter the
question was decided 1n favor of th
megative.
Bethel Literary.
The excrcises of the Bethel Liter
ary was unusualy ioteresting as quite
a number of persons not members o
the association, kindly cousented to
take part, which they did in a very
able manaoer. The exercises were
opened by prayer and singing by the
association. The Secretary announced
the following programme which was
interesting and entertaining through
out- Master John Bond led off in a
select reading followed by the larris
Bros. in a duet, which was very
good, and we will mention here that
with a little training they will make
their mark. Miss Carrie Howard
read in her usual manner which de.
lighted her hearers. The select
reading of Miss Fannie Weaver, was
very amusing, entitled, *Bald Headed
Men” ; solo by Miss Carrie Thompsor
Essay on Temperance by Mrs. Annie
B. Jones, select reading by Miss
Marie Simpson, Miss Lala Batler
who is blind did nicely in a solo
Atter the reading of little Lulu Dills
worth, the Rev. Yocum of tne Jersey
Conference made a few fitting re
marks to the association encourage
ing them in the good work. -
Ball of the Jones House
Waiters.
The terpsichorean artists were ou!
on last Friday evening, December 14
to attend the first grand dress bal
given by the Jones House waiters a
Shakespeare Hall. The attendance
was very slim, but those that gracec
the hall with their presence seemed
to melt away under the Leautifu
strains of Prof. Vogt's orchestra
About twenty-five couples partici
pated in the grand march, led b
Thomas C. Christy. Daring the
evening we noticed the smiling coun
tenances of Miss Alice Roy, Miss
Mary Adore, Jokr Batler, Miss Katie
Dancan, William Long, Mrs. Jane
Ziegler, Mrs. Ho:rriet Stewart, Mr.
and Mrs. Thomas Thompson and ¢
number of others.
Call of Rev. Lawrence Miller
to Preside Over Elder Street
Presbyterian Church.
At a meeting of the members o
the Elder Street P’resbyterian church,
held Wednesday evening, there was
a large attendance. The meeting
was charactesized by much feeling.
The pames of Rev. William Dickin
son, Rev. G. M. Bonner and Rev
Lawrence Miller was presented. The
vote resulted in tne acceptence of the
pame of Rev. Miller without a dis
senting voice, three of the member:
decling to vote. On motion the cal
was made unanimous, and the Elde:
Street church will now have a pastor.
The attack made by the Z'elegran
on Constable Harley we have found
out to be both cowardly and with.
out foundation as he has been both
a courteous and efficient officer.
Wmn. Battis’ pool room is the pop
ular resort of the colored gentlemen
of Harrisburg. :
“(Continued from First page.) |
prior to October 1, #8215 ; |
ice, $115; Chellis, supplies, $233 §0; Her- |
man P. Miller, extra labor dunni ses- |
sion, $910: repairing clocks, $3O; A. B. |
Tack, papering, $415. Total, $4,528 82.
Fourth. The dishursements made bythe
chief clerk of the House of Representa
tives on account of contingent expenses
during the late special session of the Leg- |
islature for vouchers returned to this De- |
partment are as follows: t
Removing coal, $3; hardware, $1; tak- |
ing down loose ceiling ornament, £7;|
sawing wood, $l6; postage, $ll3 50;
cleaning during session, §2,339 5.
[This total is made up of the pay to
seventy-four scrub women, whe received
salaries ranging from £ll5 25 down to
$22 50.7 Geo. W. Books, flle sticks,
$273; repairsto pushcart, 84; drapingdesk
of J. M’Dowell Sharpe, 85 75; ice, $110;
soap, 6 87; Gross & Son, supplies to
October, $37 35; paste, $25; C. 1. Keller,
extra labor during session, $1,456; flowers
for desk of J. M’Dowell Sharpe, $lB 59;
Total, $4,473 22.
Recapitulation—Payvments to employes
of the Senate, $26,653 70; payments to
employes of the House of Representa
tives, $23,685-80; contingent expenses,
Senate, $4,528 82; contingent expenscs,
House, $4,473 23, Total, §59,341 54. |
Your obedient servant, |
Jonx A. LEMON,
Anditor General.
Eloction of Sunday School
Officers.
The officers and teachers of the
Wesley Union Sabbath School met at
the residence of Mrs. C. M. Robinson
on Cowden street Monday evening
Dec. 17th 1888. Aftea reading the
lesson and traneacting other business
concerning the welfare of the school
they proceeded to elect oflicers for
the ensuing year. The following
persons were the chosen Joseph B.
Popel, Sapt.; Jno. Scott, first assist
ant; Mrs. A. E. Ames, second as
sistant; Joseph G. Dopel, secretary:
Felix Newman, assistant; James
Stewart, correspouding secretary;Mrs,
Mary Thomas, treasurer of gen
eral funds; Miss Mary Sanders, mis
sionary treasurer; Benjamin J. Foot,
librarian; Bert Lewis, first assistant;
Edward Peters, second assistant;
and Harry Robinson, third assistant;
Mrs. E. Johuson, organist; Miss
Katie Robipson, first asslstant, and
‘Miss Ella Marshall, second assistant;
Geo. W. Thomas, chorister, and Mrs.
C. M. Robinson, sssistant. ;
Arrivals at the McDonald
Hotel.
~ William Castle, Newport, Pa.
James Johnson, Shippensburg, I’a.
Samuel Driven, Snow Shoe, Pa.
John Wilson, Richmond, Va.
Jerry Johnson, Stanton, Va.
1. H. Brooks, Elmira, N: Y.
Geo. W. Coreey, Martinsburg, Va.
Geo. Washington, Carlisle, Pa.
William Walker, Steelton, Pa.
Thomas Pearson, Salem township.
James S. Harris, Foeerick, Va.
At the regular meeting of the
I hilomathian Club a vote of thanks
was tendered to Rev. Hector, Miss
Mollie Robinson, Mrs. Julia Scott,
Miss Virgie Brown, Mrs. Johnson
and Mrs. Noble, all of York, Pa,, for
the very able marner in which they
entertained the club during their stay
at that place. The ladies mentioned
will also present the club with a
handsome carpet for thelr elub room.
Fan ahecad at Temperance Hall on
Christmas eve, 2t the mask entertain
ment given for the benefit of the
Presbyterian Church.
Mr. D. M. Robinson has been quite
ill for several days.
gl
PERSONAL.
Mr. William Marshall is home to
spend the holidays.
Rev. Z. T. Pearsall left Monday for
Goldsboro,” N. C., to spend the holi
days.
Our esteemed friend: Mr. William
Still, of the McLean G. A. R. Post
of Reading, P’a., has been honored
by being elected as delegatd to the
State Convention of the G. A. RR.
William Howard, who has been
residing at Wilks Barre for some time,
has returned to Harrisburg, on a short
visit. _
Peter Scribner is learning the trade
of blacksmithing.
Miss Annie Stewart has been visit
ing friends at York, Pa.
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ELDER&TASH
._....)0(__....
To the Colored People of this Section :
We urge special attention of the
colored citizens of this vicinity to our
Clothing, Underwear and Hat Em
porium. Our business is done upon
the ““One Price” system, and justice
is dealt out to every patron. The
clothing we sell is manufactured ex
pressly for us. The underwear and
Hat stock is the largest in the city
Call and see.
ELDER & TASH,
One Price Clothiers, Hatters and Furnish
ers, 34, 36 and 38 North Third Street,
HARRISBURG, PA,
!
0. P. GROVE.
LADIES’ CLOAKS.
AND |
DOLMANS,
|

MISSES COATS.
We are pleased to state that
the prices of Ladies’ and Chil
dren’s wraps are very much
cheaper than last season.
A Child’s All Wool Cloakat $2 00
Last season 2 50
A Misses’ all Wool Cloak at 4 00
Last season 5 00
A Ladies’ New Style Jacket 3 00
Last season 4 00
A Ladies’ New Style Jacket 6 00
| Last season 8 00
A Ladies’ New Style Jacket 8 00
Last season 10 00
A Ladies’ New Style Dolman 8 00
Last season 10 00
A Ladies’ New Style Dolman 10 00
Last season 12 00
A Ladies’ New Style Dolman 15 00
Tast season 20 00
A Ladies’ Mew Style Polisse 20 00
Last season 25 00
It will largely pay you fo
visit our
0. P. GROVE,
3d. and Broad Sts.
™. BUEE I
Shaving and Hair Cutting Saloon,
South street, Harrisburg.
58" JournaL for sale. 2]
United States Hotel Restaurant,
Meals Served at all Houss,
OPEN DAY AND NIGHT.
WILLIAM ADORE, Propr.
Employment Bureau,
4 Parties aceking employment, and persons
desiring servants, can avail themselves
ot the advantage of advertising in this
paper their wants. Ordinary advertise
ments will be inserted for 25 cts.
HUBERTIS
HOUSEFURNISHING GOOODS,
Large Asgortment of
HOLIDAY GOODS,
TIN WARE, TUBS, BASKETS
AND CHILDREN’S TOYS.
No. 1214 North Third Street.
F. J. MILLER,
BARERY AMD COUFEGTIONERY,
435 Bast State Street, Hamishurg,
FAMILIES SERVED.
M'NEIL'S
AN ERTERMINATOR
oneral Family Use,
For Cholera, Dysentery, Cholera Morbus,
Diarrhea Coldg, Quincy, Rheumatism,
gmi&es, Toothache, Burns, Pains in Joints,
~ &¢C.,
Thers is Nothing Dettar in the Market,
i indsa i
oo IO
Grand Masquerads!
Christmas Eve.
MUSIC AND FUN
TEMPERANGE HALL,
WALNUT STREET,
By Mite Society of the El
der Street Church.
Swlandid Musie Lote of Fun !
HEADQUARTERS e
' —~——FOR~——
FLOOR, TABLE AND STAIR CIL CLOTH,
In West Harrisbm::g:i Bottom Prices. w
M EISTTOP'S BAZAAR,
320 BROAD STREET.
TRADE DOLLARS TAKEN AT VALUE FOR 600DS.
PIANOS AND ORGANS,
$5O AND UPWARDS. 1
For cash or monthly payments. !
SITEET MTSIC and MUSIC BOOKS.
‘ Addrecs for Catalogue, &c.,
DPRUMHELLER & CO.,
Market Street, near he River Bridge.
- FORNEY *» STEWART,
Boots, Shoes & Rubbers,
321 MARKRET ST,
HARRISBURG, PA.
JOHN 1. BEGGS,
ACAL DTATE AND [NOURANCE AGENT,
NO. 8 NORTH THIRD ST.,
- EHARRISBBURG, PA.
Do i e e
NO. § SOUTH THIRD STAEET, HARRISBURG.
REAL ESTATE AND BUSINESS AGENT.
COLLECTIONS MADE AND PAID PROMPTLY.
[ have properties for sa}e in any_[-):r:: the city; also, same in Steelton.
THE GREAT ©° C. STORE.
Grand Opera House. :
NO. 29 N. THIRD ST,
E. W. CHELLIS, Proprietor.
Have just received and are offering for sale a fine assortment of
FANCY SSEBLAXPILE COOLIS
SUITABLE FOR THE HOLIDAY SEASON.
Great Bargains in
HATS & CAPS.
Fine assortment of DOLLS.
Best goods for the money to be found in the Country.
H. H HARTRANFTS
i YB3 W
BOOT AND SHOE STORE,
No. 310 Market Street, Harrisburg, Pa.,
Where all kinds of Boots and Shoes m—n::m-f;:hn. Ladies, Boys, Glr.ls and Children,
POULTRY--ALIVE AND DRESSED.
FRESH BUTTER AND EGGS ALWAYS ON HAND.
COUNTRY PRODUCE A SPECIALTY.
CEORCGE M. BON N ER,
No. 335 MUENCH STREET.
PRODUCE SOLD ON COMMISSIOIN.
FLEMING.
| SUITABLE FOR
! CHRISTMAS.
32 N. THIRD STREET.
~ HOWARD & MARSHALL,
Dealers in
FOREIGN AND DOMESTIC FROTTS.
VEGETAB'LES AND OYSTERS,
No. 8. Market Sq. HARRISBURG, Pa.
H. C. ROSS,
FINE CUSTOM TAILOR,
21 North Third Street.
Sstisfaction guaranteed. The best of
goods used, and a perfect
fit assured.
HATS, CAPS, TRUNKS, GLOVES AND
UMBRELLAS.
L.H KINNARD,
At 305 Broad Street, solls these goods
at the lowest prices. The stock
is large, varied and fresh;
and satisfretion is guar
anteed to all who buy,
HOLIDAY GOODS.
UHLER BROS.,
116 MAREKET STREET.
China, Glass and Queensware.
Call and examine our Stock.
THE OFFICE RESTAURANT
826 State St., ERIE., PA,
Is First-Class in all its Compartments.
WM. BOLYAR, MANAGER.
47 REGULAR DINNERS EVERY DAY.
v. B Sl m
Keeps the best
COAL AND WOOD
And will give entire satisfaction.
MRS. E. MARSHALL,
TOBACCONIST,
4th and South Sts.,
Having just opened the above establish
ment with a full supply of the best
brands of smoking and chewing
~ tobaccos, we desire your pa
tronage. Giveusa trial.
(Jour~aL for Sale.)
g . "TEINMTLLAER,
~=DEALER IN=
GROCERIES, PROVISIONS PRODUCE,
Queensware, Glassware, &¢.
Cor. Fourth and Walnut Streets
HARRISBURG, PA.
T.A. THORLEY
449 State Street,
HARRISBURG, PA.
Dealer in
Drugs, Medicines, Chemicals,
Perfumery and Fancy Toilet
Articles.
SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS, TRUSSES,
SHOULDER BRACES, SYRINGES
Paints, Oils, Varnishes
and Dye-Stuffs.
Physicians’ Prescriptions Carefully
Prpared at all Hours.
(Orders Received for Dr. Henry.)
MeDonell Hotel
503 East State street,
Boarding by the Day Week or Month.
S. L. McDONELL, Propr.
GO TO
0, THORLEYS DAUG SIORE
. ’
WEST STEELTON.
¥OR
FANCY ARTICLES,
PURE DRUGS,
MEDICINES AND SPICES,
. At Harrisburg Prices,
PERFUMERY.
STEELTON, PA.
CHICAGO MEAT MARKET
OPEN DAILY.
CROICE MEATS ALWAYS ON RARD,
414 WALNUT STREET.
It always pays to go to
Dr. RAYSOR’S
PRUC STORE.
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