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EJ II. IIBWBUB, OBlee, Kloti'a BiulnloV lli8aaw.ay. iettllni lourt ITaetice . Trial 01 : transaction fHlSPAPEfi' v oe round oft ffle t OKO . 110WRW A CO'8 News. batwr Advcrilsntt unteau, in jritice where A DVcnTISI NO CON fllACTS may MwiMe for It In JEW YORK, SATURDAY, McEMBEll ii, 1879. liOcal and Personal. TO SUIISCIHHEItS. , Subscribers will please refer to the direc lldji Ubs on their pipers, by so doing they iti be able to see Whether they are square tn our books r not, tliilS t John ritrtHIUflhi mar8 79 Shotfl.lllt'l InMMbKrlptlon has been paid iip till Marcli Bih, 1879, and consequently there Is one dollar due us on tho present year, which you will please, remit, or $1.23 will bo charged If wo haw to tend bill. Col. Robert IngcrsoiTTe announced to lecture In AllenUiwn next February. Bay Hum SO cents per pint, at Dr. C. fy. Lenta's Drug Store, Wcssnort. There are sixteen patiSHU in St. Luke's Hospital, at Bethlehem, at present Do you know that T. D. Clauss sells bools knd shoci cheaper than any man in torVr! ? Snioiie I and when you do smoke cigars procure one of those elegant five cculcrs sold at Dr. C. T. Horn's Central Drug Store, on Bank street, utter you have smelted one yovi will want another. 14. The stock of the Alientown Iron Com pany has risen from $6 three years ago to $35 & share. The Jonana charcoal furnace, in Berks county, has again gone into blast, after hav ing been idle fur thrco years. The Popular Western Ticket Agent, B. O'brian, will be at this office next Wcdlics Hay night. If you Intend to go west, call and see him, he will send you right, cheap ari'ii quick. Pure Caustic Soda, for soap making, bnly 10 cents per pound at Dr. C. W. Lontz's UHlg stor;, Weissport- The bonded debt of South Bethlehem has been refunded at i per ttsi' interest. The total debt was $09,675. the No. 6 stack of tho Crane iron com pany, at Catasauqua, recently relighted, Wakes 3du tons of Iron' per week. 300 boxes West's Vegetable Liver Tills fdr sale at Durling's Drug Store. 20 cents per box: tf- Tile annual stockholders' meeting of ihe Siiatiiigton Bridge Compahy will be held ht the public iibuso ol John Queen, iii Wal hutnort, on Mohiliiy, Jan. 5th. Just received an elegant assortment of Ladies' coatings, which will bo made up to order at lowest prices at T. D. Clauss' mer chant Tailoring establishment. Holiday Goons. Dr. C. W. Lentz, of the Weissport Drug Store, lias just received h fine Hssbrtmehl bl Fancy and Toilet ar ticles, suitable for holiday presents, which he is selling rapidly at extraordinary low prices for cash. It is said that all the car shp at Soutli Eastori ore running on full time and unable to supply the detnmds made upon them. The impression prevails that the Lehigh Valley road will not have enough cars next Jrear to accommodate Its fre'ght traffic Letter and note heads, envelopes, bill heads, Ac., a specialty at very low prices. Call and. see samples. If you wanta nice sHidolh, easy shave Jrour hair cut or shampooing, go to Franz Roederer's Saloon, under the Exchange Ho tel. He will fix you right, and Uou'tyou forget it. Smoke; tmnke, smoke, and you can af ford to dd in iiow, when you an buy a fine Havana cigar for 5 ccnu,nt Dr. C. W. Lentz's Drug Store, in Weissport. Uev. Course, C ilart hidden very favor able iHlpressmii, last Ifrblnv night by hi Stirring U-injiertiiicc speech in the Presbyter ian church ilf ilitkcililittiqitu. lienry Campbell, ,i Ii.it Wcjls'sptirt; an nounces to his I'ric'ildi! mid tliu pilliliclhat lit is prepared tH supply th'ciu with the beM tpiality ilf reudv-iiiailc tall unit winter BOOTS and S1ICJKS lit a gn-at reduction in prico from lat year, notwithstanding the rebc'iit iidvanco in tiinnufiictiirera' prices id from lllto 15 per cent' Thl;s bonis aim siioes have Weji irimle expressly toliisnrih and are guaranteed to civo satisfaction. Call and sco them. Havo you got your w'ltitcr overcoats? Jfnot, gotoT. H. Clauss, the (.lilnrj ttul ft-e (lie immense display tif new und elegant de signs in titcrwtntlhjji just r.civcd. Two pounds of finely ihixcd canary seed for 25 ct!hlSjflt Dr. C. V. Leritz'sdrug sloMj WeisspBrt. Ziba G. MdjbPj a farmer ol Luzerne county; was killed on Friday of last ejeek by a filling tfee: lid resided In tho vicini ty of Pi ttston; A full line' hf Ladies' Misses', arid tl.il drens FURS ADOLOVm at J. It. Hand worh's; Oak Hall, Mauch Churtk. JaltH EiCh; Ut the Tulley itnilsfi this borotlgh; left Tuesday morning fur Wcath erly, where ho has1 obtained a situation as brl;hder at the Gilbert House. He Mill be an attraction to the hoi.'So. Just received a fine assortment of New Tear's Cards. Cheap for cash. Call and tit thein. J. T. Niwbaiiffi Jc Son mnlt'e a very im poftaut announcement in another column. --For the week ending on the 12th Inst; theft; ttere shlpiic'd rtverthe h, & S. railro.id 8J),01 tuns of coal, a tola! of 3,921,525 tons for the. season to date showing an Increase of 1,679,520 Inns ml last year's business. ltt.fJt tons nt coal wern eltlppVd over the Lehigh Valley railroad for tha week ending on the 13th inst., n total forlhe pes tnt reason, coinniencing on tiie Ut in(., of 207,129 tons, an incfciin'j compared will same date lat venr, of 5ft,4SS tons: Fine la'diiV und Ri-iitlcirien's xciet Iiooki, fnnn 10.MS. to $2.50. Vfritingdeeus, 75cts. afttl UJiwiiril. Scrap albums, 12cts, an( tijiitaMs. Seting IrnxM, -Itldl. ahd upward. Chatter bMes, SOcU. Autogr.ipH albums, &rt! to (5.00. Phntograi1l alWlfii 55cU. to $12.00 at Luckefibach's, Mauch Chunk. Th Ref Jamei A. Liltle, for the last tUieti yea'rt the" Ver eilcWofBl 9iflnr nftlie' Ilokendauqna! chtrrth, is engaged to deliver his popular lecture oxt "lover Courtship, Marriage," at (he Bridge street Presbyterian Church j Catasauqua, Christ ma eveninmDe tember Si, and olso it While Haven, Sew fear's Ee December 31 it, 1879, at White Hav the prtfreeds will go towanls im' pmveineftt of tHS parsonage of the Uev. N. 3. U. Boswnt. At RcrAntin fnndav. AV V rii fresMentoftheSMnnd jjallonat Bank; his son, A. 11. Wintnn i his on'-in'.law.Thom Livey j and hit brother In law, Isaac Dean, were arrested oh oath of George 8. Goodall, receiver oi tno uank, r maliciously con- spiring W defraud It of $135,000. They jave eon in me sum of f 80,000. Estates. HUi Accounts and Orphans a' cur oihfiV nticnnctl IK . J,e'I In KnclisU ind Herman. Jan . Ml HottttiD'A'tQCA, Dec 17, 1879. II. V. Mrinfilflit?Ri sq., Dear Sir:' I was mucB pleased ttfltli the style In' tthlcli you gotup the placards for hly lecture, Dec. 15. The price of tickets' and placafds' Was very rea sonable. I remember my visit to Letifgh ton with extreme pleasure. I preach! in tho Audenrlcd Presbyterian church, by ex chtfiijci with Rev. J, F. Kaier, Sabbath, D'efi f .' Cordially, yourif; ilt. A. Liiili. The f Oth' anniversary of flnaden Heut ten Lodge, fiR8, I. 0. O. F., will be held In' Rcber's Hall, this borough, on Tuesday evening next,23rd Instiipbn .which occasiofl a Rebecca Degreo Lodge will bo Institutell. Ji number of the officers of the Grand Lodge with delegates from other lodges will be present The evening's ceremonies will close with It copper. The members ol the Order hereabouts should all be present. Mr. Jones don't you think women are more sensible than men T" asked Mirsdmith. And JoHes, after scratching his favorite bump for a tuoirle'nt or two, said : "Why, certainly lUcy are. They marrv men and men only marry women. And speaking of marrying reminds us that if you contemplate anything of that kind you should apply to David Ebbcrt. on North street, to furnish you with cheap and handsome teams. E. H. llohi, Mauch Chunk, Is now sell ing an Immense number of the New Im proved American Watch, and no wonder, they are so cheap. Call and see them. Daniel Graver, of the Bci Hive store has just returned from tho city witli a new and elegant assortment of ladies' dress goods, notions and fancy articles for the holidays, which hejis prepared to sell at the lowest posslblo prices for cash. Call early and se cure best bargains. Mrs. ICnto ICast, aged 72 years, died in the poor house of this borough, on Wednes day morning last about 6 o'clock. She was buried this (Friday), the coffin being furn ished by E. H. Snyder, who has always been a good friend to the deceased. During tho coming week tho following weddings will tako place: Prof. T. A. Sny der, of Stroitdsburg, Ut Miss Emma Hauk, In the Rcforihcd church j Dr. W. A. Der hamcr to Miss Maggie Kemerer, daughter of Win. Kemerer, in the Evangelical church) and John Ycogcr, son of tlio late ltenj. Yea- ger, Esq., of Mauch Chunk, to Miss Emma Webb, sister of Jos. S. Webb, of tills borough. If this is not nn evidence of thc"godd times" now here, what is it? other marriages arc also reported as being about to take place shortly. A fino assortment of Whitman & Son's choice candies, at ioivut prices, at Dr. C. W. Lentz's drug store, Wcissjiort. Wo notico Emanuel Clntisi on the Btrects again Hfter being confined to the liousc for some weeks by sickness. A largo assortment of fino jewelry, suit able for holiday presents, nt very lowest prices, at E. H. Hold's, Mauch Chunk. The daylight portions of next Sunday, (December 21st,) will be the shortest in the year, tho sun ut thirty-two minutes after 12 m. reaching its farthest southern limit, the winter soUtice. The sun will risb at 7:20 a. m., and set at 4:38 p. in., making the lay between sunrise and sunset but ltlria hours and eighteen minutes in length in this latitude. Winter Stilt hiia Ucrco:itN by tho thousands for the holidays for les money than ever before, All wool Suits nt from $4.00 up. ieu s coon uvcrcoaia ni irom... a.su up. Boy's Melton Overcoat's at from... 1.95 up. and an Immense stock of boots und shoes, hats, caps, trunks, valises, and gent's furn ishing goods. Call before Christinas and secure a good overcoat and suit at lowest prices at Jonas Soqdheim's, first clothing store above Mansion House, Mauch Chunk. Tho lecture in the Presbyterian church of this place; on Monday evening last, by Rev. Jas. Ai Little, for 11 years past lie npi)lar pastor of the nnkeilddun'tla church, wae lletencd to Ilf Etii ilitclligeht and ap preciative oudiehec. The subject "Love, Courtship, Marriage" Vns treated iii oil its phases, and iutersierscd with numerous In cidents illustrative of the suijer!t. The church was tolerably well filled, and tlui lecture was well received. All the latest styles of IIAT3 AND CAPS, can be found nt .1. II. Handwork' Oak Hall, Munch Chunk. A. Vimsi-oter.of Packcrton, ilriqiKsl in o our sanctum u few davsngo mid informed ns that wheil lni f.milly, iluriiw; the fall, brought In the dowers, they also brought in ii strawberry plant and tint the plant had hlnonu'd, and at that time, Friday of last week, it was full nf berries, two nf ithieh had matured and were fully rijie. On Saturday Frederick Roach sent his Sixteen year-old son to Taylorsvllle, neir Scranton, for some nii of vitriol. Tho bot tom ot the Vessel containing the oil broke, and tho fluid burned the boy's flesh so tcrri bly that lie fell from the horse, which gal loped home. Wheri fodrid tile ))drtr fellow had torn oir his clothing, and he died soon after in agony. Just received ot the store of J. T. Nils liaum A- 8nn, n very largo and attractive Us- eortmciit nf Fancy Goods for the Holillav trade at lowest prices. A largo lot of alarm clocks for railroad men, just received nt E.' H. Hold's Mattcli Chunk. Very cheap lor cash. The numerous IricndsofJ. W Rauden bush will nit doubt be pleased to learn that he will ugiiii take charge of his hotel the Carbon Hoitsc In this borough, the coming spring. Jako ii n whole souled, genial gentleman, and makes a lip top landlord. Wo understand lhat it is the inteutiou of ex-Sherill" Fraileis 8tnc.ker to take posses bion of tho Pleasant Corner liotel in tho neai future. Frank knows how to keep a hotel. and will undoubtedly do well in his new undertaking. Do you know why J. T. Kusbaum Sou are helling kuclt large quantities of Dry Goods, Boots, Shoes, A-c.T Because they are selling atom i'uicks.' Arrangements are miking togivo the hildren connected with tho Lehighuin Evungelical Sunday schools a grand jubilee on Christmas eve. A huge Christmas treo .till be fitted up, and the eie'rclfts will in elude singing, addresses, Ac. Among those cxiectcd to bo present on the occasion are Rev. C. K. Fehr, P. ft of the dibtikt, ;Rov, li. D. Shultz and others. A L. Gabel has just received a fine" lot of sleds, suitable for holiday prc6eliU fur boys and girls, which he wilt Self nt very low prices fir cash ( together with a large vafiity of other fjoois suitable for holiday presiuts In ycftlng and old. '-Handsome velvet frames wftfc dreeikn corners ind sytin tufting, and matiy other new and artistic designs, at Luckenbacl Jerome Rcigel son of ex-Slicrilf A Reigtt; of Mahoning twp., was married on TuesdffJ morning hisl.'ltfMissTillio.daUgl: ler of Fred. Lcuckel, Fq , of this borough The cereintflfj was fier5rmed, at the rest dem-c of the bride's parents, by Rev. B.J. Smoyeij immediately after which tho ban py pair were conveyed to tha Lehigh Val- ley depot in one of David Roberts' handsome ! barouches,-whence they started ford'ncin- null and other pAlnts fcn their wedding tour, The happy jwir have our best wisties for j their happiness and prosperity through life, titVasfrft. Our correspondents will tWnfer & faV'or by sending in their contributions us early as possible during the coming week, to Wo can push bur Work ahead to give the "boys" a holiday on Christmas Day, If you want the best Jeweled watch In America, $ WE. H. Hohl Mauch Chunk. Tho work done by the amateur printers In this vicinity, and some of which is used by business men' of standing and high pre tentions, looks abotit as Much like decent printing as & h'Hwlc does like a hand saw. Tho Reading lUilroad has at last suc ceeded in crowding the Adams Express Company outof Reading The purchase 6f the Berks and Lehigh road by the Reading finished tho business, closing tho last ave nue oVcr which the Adams could work bill side of tho Reading Railroad and its' branches between Reading and phia and Intermediate points. Navigation on tho Lehigh canal time to a' close' Saturday. Some men never pay tho printer utilil they have paid all (heir other obligations, and some never pay at all. But you aren't that kind oi a person, are j-'ou T AVclssprot Ileum- The water wheel of tho Weissport Tlan Ing mill whs broken by a rush of drift wood ) it will taketwo weeks to replace it. Tho new coroner, C. W. Lentz, has In troduced a patent cigar lighter on his coun ter, find febls proud ofiti A visit to the FoH Alien Foundry con vinced us that the Miner Bros, nidlec no er roneous statement wlen thpy say that with them business Is ''riistlHlg.' There ar5 now fifty men Working on full tlhUS, and a portion of them night and day. The outlook for a continuance bf this state of thlfigs at the Fort AllStt Foundry is very bright: The painting and re-decoratlhg bf tho Evangelical church by E. F. Luckcnbaclijof Mauch Chunk, will be perfected this week. The church Iiow presents a very tasty ap- fiearancei The re-opening seryicas will bo icld on Christmas day. A Spclllm? JlUcIi. Weis3port, Dec. I5j 1878. Ma. Editor Plcaso publish tho follbwirig and you will oblige not only tlio writer but all persons mentioned besides ! To elicit more enthusiasm and rouse greater interest iii the sadly neglected ranch of education called tpcltinq, a contest was held in East Weissport School, No. 2, last Friday afternoon, i Ifiy miscellaneous words wcra selected from nifiercnt lessons that had been previously studied, and taken as a test. Tho words were not of the most difficult, but were such as are very often niis-Biellcd. Fifteen pupils entered the con test and strovo vigorously for tho coveted belt of perfection, with tho followiile results: Mis?os Lucy Romig, Estclla Bloss, Amelia Koellyi Hatllo Markley, Martha Rebcr, Alice 'Miller, and Messrs. Thadeus ICresge, Martin Krobihcr; Elvin Green and Milton Hcrp wero peffect, while Daniel Campbell, Wm. Kroemer; Daniel HuHman, Mary Gig bo and Minnie Solt mis-spelled duly one word. Yours Respectfully; O. 8 4 Inquiry AiikWor. Leiiioiiio.'J, Dec. 15, 1879. Dkar Editor : As I am ill tho dark, can you give me a little light in regard to the report of our Poor Treasurer? lean glean holhinit in tlio report of interest or principal of a lot sold on Secoild street a lew years ago. i ininK we nave some assets yet. As you hayo been a director ot the Hoor I think you can cive me lieht to lead tno out of mv iiinuiitv. iiiiiii uu-su lew lines win uol iihu'id iiui guy uueiiM, tu uny. OfcsF.RVF.n Answer. Tho lot refefed In was sold to Mr. Jos. Obert, for the Reformed church. A portion ofthb purchase iHollev has been paid. and Mr. W. Schwartz holds Jlr. Obcrt's no'.e for tho balance, but why this is not shown in the last statement we know not, and the question can only bo answered by the bor ough auditors. The amount of tho nolo is $504 40 with Interest since Juno last. Ed. Advocatk. Our I'nrf yrlllo iluiljrrt. -Whatsoever VO would that mfn nhnnM no to you, do yo even so to them. Our bovs and eirls are talking nlrcnrlv about Santa Claus, and what ho may have iur mem. Considerable preparations are innltinir (lurches for Christmas. -The two cinder cars that fell down ovnr me uaulc lire not vet lemoved. The furnaces am still in course of pre- paiatioii. Quite ii number ofixirkers had to suffer pain lllis week m order to bo turned into j.aiis.i:e. Mr. E. Strauii has Wen niiiwiinlfl nt,lil icii-grapii nperiiuir at tno u. X S. Ueiiot, In sicad ol Mr. Williams. Miss Bcilhlll Polcrs is ouitn sick or ivi. u-vi-r, urn inert aru sun nupes lor Her re en crv. -Dr. W. T. Clmst is nuito frcnnentlv vi-itcd by persons Inun Eastnn. Shitinetoii und Mauch Chunk, who call on him for eilicil treatment. Miss Clara Wanner, from Tamaniln! is ..civoi, u i9iv iii .ur, Jiierillllll. ilLFUNSU. ICellsinuv rtdtcs!; I'ACKEKTON M. E. IIIIUIICII. RcV. W. 11. I'lckop, pastor. Tu-morruw (Sunday), preach Ing at 10:30 a. m. and 7 p. in. Sunday school 2 p. m.j Prayer McetlngThursday evening at jus u'clock. Lkiuoiitox m. E. Ounncil; Rev; J. P Miller, pastor. 0.30 a. ifl t lass Mectlnir: 10:30 a. m., Scro.on by the pastor. S p. ni.. riundai school) Op. m., Prayer and Praise bervlco) 7 p. in., -ermon by the i.astor. 1'ror. T. M. Ilalllet. from the Keriinnn Normal School, will preach In the V'elssKirt itciurnioii rnurcn, to morrow (Sunday) even, fair. In the Eiiijlish lanxuaire, commencing at T o ciock. iiie publlo may expect a treat. All are cordially Invited to attend: J. Ei FREKVAft. Pastor. Protracted Mketino in TiiKtlEi'iiaiiTox Evasoblical Ohubch. A Christinti ser- mon lo-morrow (Sunday) morning i t 10 o' clock. Evening subject: "The Great Visitor and how lie was nccelreil." All are welcome. Rn-oricAiNti Serviies ox Christmas. r.raaycncal Uliureli Weissport, tc-openlng hennon by llev .13. K. Fehr, at 10 o'clock a, m. Jaiiillih scrlfiori to the younv folks at 7 p. m., by Rev: O. K. Fehr, T. E, of Allen, l5wn district: All are cordially Invited to at tend tins reast. EVAKOEMCALClIURCn WKIS8rORT J. K. Seylrlt Pastor. Oerman preaching at 10 ccloclt a. in., by tho Pastor. Teachers meet. Ing nt 1:30 p. ui. Sunday School at 2 p.ui uigiiin prcaclilngat 7p. in. lliji Creek llcuii,. Mr. J. Lewis lluck.of Ilanlelsvlllc, Nortri. ampton county, was. visiting here on Satur day and bunda). Mr lluck formerly taught school at this place, but at f-'n sent teaches inc. Harper's school in DaHelsvllle. W. E. Kemerer tho Secretary of the Tow. amtnslog lUrfe InsCrance Company, has re. ceived orders to cull.ct the outstandlDir fines. He will visit to-day (Saturday) the following nainett jices: weissport, East ( Welf sport. norm Last weissport, rarryvllle.Uowuian's, Flrellne, Lehigh Gap, Millport and Stemlerl- VUle, when those knowing themselves InBebt ed for fines will do we.t, 16 leave the mine at home If they should bo called away by bust ness. True prosperity can only be secured bv every man attending to Ills own business. The Continued dabbllnir In otherneonle'a affair, la alrt.jr fes'utiant ol s'crioui dlfflcultles, loscss and Ultimate ruin. It lakes time Hut Is needed lo make the business man iToiroui takes his mind from those things that need must care In the management of details, and deitrojithe respect and confidence of those with whom lie has dealings. To let olhe business alone Is to mind )our own, and any man who practice! It one year could never be Induced to pay any attention to the affairs of otkera thereafter. llev. E, Hats, of Parryvllle, will preach' fn the Bolt's church on Sunday, to-morrow, at 10 a, m. Rkvzre. Our Wetuherlj- Rpcclnl. The advent of Christmu Ii evidenced by the holiday appearance 'which U asinmod by cur shop windows, thou of Hank 'and Harl acher being especially ltf active. On Sunday evening; last, at the retldenco orftfiT. G. Wagner, Mr. Jno. Donavan and Miss Ida Wagner were made man and wife Rev. Oolburn performing tbtrlte bymchlth. Teacher's Institute last Saturday, attend ance medium, but exercises very Interesting. Our teachers tell us' that as yet there have been no visitors, strange. An Interesting pro gramme Is annonnced for next session. Miss l!clla,Nusbaum,wel8port' efficient primary ftacfoer. durlnsr her recent visit to our town, wis very favorably Impressed with our community, which Is In keeping with the mprcsslons ol the average visitor to our little Mountain Ctty. Our friend. E. O. Wilson, altera lapse of many years In the mercantile business, has resumed his old position aa machinist In the shops here. Chaplain MeCabe Is booked to lecture In the M. . Church, Feb. 24th next. About 250 itckets havo already been sold. Only to left. County Superintendent llotford, In his of ficial capacity, visited our schools on Wednes day. During his stay In tho High School he preseMcd, In a neat speech, In behalf of Prof, Montgomery, a pretty silver medal to A. J, Rowland, a member of tho school "for best work" In drawing, as exhibited at the County Institute. lie said It gavo him great pleasuro to make the presentation, considering It a compliment to the school and community, and hoped that It wonld Incite still others to as pire for the honors. Our Methodist friends are to bare an en tertainment on Christmas' Eve, which promis es to be quite a treat. The exercises are to consist of orchestral land vocal music, recita tions, concert and select readings; Besides the above the usual Christmas tree, gorgeous ly decorated, will appear as an attraction for the eye. Rates of admission for adultf 16 cts., for children 10 cents. Doors open at 7, exer cises to begin ct 7:30 p. m. Tho doublo-hcaded Janus a locomotive belonging to tho Lehigh Valley,bultt at Taun ton, Mas.,and formerly In use here,ls again In the shops undergoing repairs. There Is only one other such locomotive in this Country. It is quite a curiosity, therefore, and a number of our people have paid Itavlsltforlnspectlon during the past week. It Is In every respect double engine rendering an appearanco much like that ol two locomotives tank to tank, having two smokestacks and two sets ofgearlng and weighing 73 tons. It has lain Idle at Mauch Chunk for the past 4 years and Is btlng prepared for active service again on our heavy grades. It Is expected to leave the shop the latter part ofthls week. Tho ladles of tho Presbytorlarl church about two months ago organized a sewing society which is doing a good work. Thlj is society No. 2. now let our other churches follow shit. Yours, Ethel Wast. ylld fcrcclc ituiiis). Messrs. George Kibler,ofRlttcrsvl!le,and Daniel Deck, of Krrtdcrsvltle, Northampton county, paid, us a flying visit on Friday, Sat urday and Sunday, Wo Were all glad to see them. Joseph Ktbler bwhs tho oldest cat In this part ot the country. She Is 19 years of age and catches rats and mice as well as ever. The teacher of Klbler's school No. 6, has enrolled 35 scholars, and more coming. JchnScliuIti moved Into his new dwelling Thursday. The roads wore very slippery here, on Sunday and Monday. GcorRS Melnhard of this place Is very sick Hnd helpless. Al. Klblor Is busy getting up his lottery. A grand shooting match will bo held at the house of John Eckhard, Jr., on Saturday, the 20th Inst. There will bo a dance In the evening. Leandcr Weiss and wife, formerly ofthls place but now of Jewel City, Kansas, returned home, to their parents on Thursday of last week. Mr. W. EpiakC well of Ills western home and will return ere long. Mr. Henry Kunket, ofTrachsvllle, was on a business visit to Albrlghtsvlllo on Friday and .-aturday of last week. Fred, Iluck, who resides nearTrachsvllle, Interred one of his children on Saturday of last week. John rUrohl, of Kutitown, burled his In fant child at tho Jerusalem church, on Sat urday of last week. -A shooting match will be held at tho pub llo bouse of John II, Weiss, In Towamenslng two., and will be wound up by a dance In the evening. All dre Invited to Join, in. Mr. Jonathan Klelntop, of Poho Poco Creek, is very sick and helpless. Ills recovery Is doubtful. Miss Susan Klblerwcnt to Mauch Chunk on a visit uu Thursday, to Charles Ahner. Joe. stuitfi's! ICun iikiiiaj. Tho hardest thing In this world for tho rich people to see. Is a poor man get up allttle In the world. -Mr. P. Lapp had a good shooting match last Saturday, ft I his cow, which he won himself. "Bingo" was at the shooting match but was afraid lo shoot. On M nday rooming Mr. L. Rex and "Ulngo" had a spat at Stuart'sltun. Mr. Ilex Is raising In tho world he made a new wagon buYi Jiiiine of our friends started for Wcath'erly on Tuesday. Christmas Is near at hand. Girls looTi otit for tho llolsenickles. Some of our company boys Intend to jo to Lcadvlllc again next Spring, We wish them snccess If they go. Mr. E. Ilex Is tiflsy hauling railroad tics for Rev. Strauss. Mr. W. E. Shlngler Intends to go to Hok. endauaua to look for work next week. Sir, P. Deck Is busy cutting down his timber. Mr. Daniel Shafer who has been sick for a couple week! Is lowly recovering. Mr. W. Ileilman shot what he thought was a skunk but ujion eiamlulng It fouud It to be a possum. Mt Mr. H.l.or.s cutting timber (or anew pigsty, Qo in carpenters for the Job. -The people 'vho were praying for water are glad that It rained. Now they Pave an abundance. Mr. A. Drelshsch Is still hauling milk to Nesquehonlng,' He Is doing a good business Sir. P. Uombert and Sir. E. Krum started for KrcsKevllle on Tuesday. Mr. Drelsbach, the miller, was mucli pleased when It commenced to rain hilt now uo euj e uo iiaa uu cuuuiucra. x uu j auk. i:ut 1'?iiii num. Cold weather Uhrlstmas Is nearly here. The puhllo schools are Id a flourishing condition at present; Rumor says the young folks are about to organize a debating society. A good Idea, Now Is the lime to subscribe for a good newspaper on account ox the long evenlnvi when there Is plenty of time to read. Tho best pdpCr srdl the most news Is foblllhcd In the tavorlte tUnnoN Advocatk. Only $1.00 year. " The Sunday schools are now preparing lor Uhrlstmas festivals. Church on Sunday at 10 a. m. Sunday school at U p. m, 'flie serlntrfres sijj the man who can' oriuie uu lotgue, is i erieci. rnero are some who think themselves perfect, but their tongues are still "unbridled " The tax collectors are unwelcome guests at present. Ukcijc Sam, Ilatfle Itr'a Fat Hog-. The undersigned will hold a Ruffle for a Fat Hog, at his Hotel, near Parryvllle,-Car bon county, on FRIDAY, December 2Clh, 1879. The public are invited to be on' hand on the occasion, as there is rare sport In store for those who attend. II. Fruvfiit, Prop'r. Horse Shoe House, Tarryvlllo, Dec 10, 1879. The new Bessemer Steel Company, re cently formed at Pillsburg, have purchased fitly acre ef laud about a mile above the City Poor Farm, on the Pittsburg, Virginia uu Lnarimiuu juiuniau, sun ine works will ue erecieu mere at oncx. Munch Chunk Note. F, H. Moscr, F.vp, has Toculed his of fice as Justice or tho Peace, and accepted a positlott as agent fur the P, k R, express. Wm. II. Stroh will associate! with him In the shoe business; after Jan, 1st, his son Wm. It. Messrs. Tlios. Kemerer and 13. R. Stroh, will dovdtb their entire attention to life and fire insurance in the best companies. The stores dtirihg Hie holidays will keep opeii till tl ri: rri: The County Commissioners. libld their regular fortnightly meeting on Wednesday. No business of Importance wai transacted other than the approval bfa HUhiUjr of bills and tl few exonerations. Prcseht; J. J. Gal lagher, Josiah Andrews and Janies Ash. Ji II. Handwcrk left for Philadelphia ThuFfidtty lliornlng, he will purchase a new stoik for tho holidays'. Look out for' novel tics In his line. .-iThe wife of. Geo. Smock; residing on VftJt Broadway, who lids bceri sick for a ldrig lime of consumption, died on Wednes day nfterncoti. Shb' leaves five children to modhl their loss: -he newly elected rrothonotary, Geo. W. Esser, will assume tho duties of bis of rite oil January 5th, when the new Fee Dill pKsscd.ln 1878 will go Into effect, which law pfovides that .all fees shall bo paid in ad vance; Those Interested will do well to re member this point. . Tlio County Commissioners notify Tax Cbllectors, by advertisement in another column of to-day' paper, that they must get their cxnnci tUiotis made on or before the 31st IHst. For whlcli iMrpose the Commis sioners wHI be in session every day from the 22d to tho 31st. After that date no ex onerations will be allowed. All the store windows in town nro lulndsoinely decorated with holiday goods. But Ihere is great complaint of dull times. J tjo. JI., Qnpti Wcnnor, of Hatlcton, on their way to Philadelphia Monddy evening, had to stop over here for several hour! n.l occupied the time visiting the various saloohs and sight seeing. During tlio evening a roway gang oi ooauneu got on the track: or some of tho members of CH. If., and picked up what they called -'a iriuis" with tlletlii the soldier boVs Anally rallied, rind ''walked into the rowdies," eivini? them idst what they wero in search of, a sound thrashing, at least so so says Damo Rumor, and w6 horks she speaks truly. -Mrs. Gcorao Williams, who has been sick for some time, was stricken with palsy while sitting at the supper table on Tuesday evening last. At lasj accounts she had somewhat improved. rlsaviiration on tho Lehlch canal ceased for the present reason on Saturday last, when tho water was drawn off. I'uchcrton Hippie. F. IJ. Morris, Fdrwafdlng Agent, Is con fined to the house with a severe cold. Wo wero shottr! a statement of the1 year's tonnage, Issued from the Forwarding Office, and gotten up by E. M. Williams, chief clerk under F. O. Mbrrls, all done with a pen, It la the finest thing of the kind wo ever saw. Mr. WllllamS Is very retiring and modest, though his abilities are of tho highest order. Itev. m. II. I'lckop Is ready to receive subscriptions to thatexcellentrellglous paper the Mtthodiit. The premium book offered to each subscriber Is worth moro than the sub scription prico of the paper. rno many incnusof iBra. Thomas Harle- man gavo her a pleasant surprise on Tues day evening, It being tho annlveraary ol her finioth birth day. She Is known In thla com invnlty, by old and young, as "Aunt Sadie," kind and gentle, with a smllo and a happy greeting for every Otic) she Justlydeserves the lovo and respoct of all who know her. The friends gathered, numbered about fifty, and tho evening passed pleasantly. Refreshments wero served about eleven o'clock, oxcellcnt music has furnished by Sir. Lyinan SleDanlel and daughter. Tho party dispersed at a late hour, Willi hearty good wishes for manyyears of happiness for "Aunt Sadie." The coal boom over the Lehlith Valley Is perhaps not qriile so. big a thing as the Grant boom not attracting so much attention: yet. we believe, moro profitable1 to those engaged. uur quiet town stnt no representative to join In the welcome of the great American travel. er. Whether he can be Induced to visit this sectlon..heforo settling down depends on the kind ol a boom we can glva him. It la sur. prisma: how crazed the American people are over this great "silent many and why shouldn't he be silent when so many are wll-' ling to talk for hlmj some or our stalwart seem to think that he Is tho only man lo save this our beloved land fronldlsentegratlon.and their prayer la mat- he may to induced to ac ccpt tho task ; It Is enough to mako one trem. blelest he diet Where, oh, where lean an other be foundt Is there nowhere In this broad land sofaE one to fill tho office of Chief Magistrate when H. II. Hayes will retire? How Insignificant Sherman, Ulaln,l'onkllng, and others must feel when they contemplate tho wisdom and greatness of this great man. Anux: AlbrlglitKvlllu Iteiim. Raw material a raw hide. Mioses Maggie M. Kresgo and Ellen M. Ebbert, of Lehighton, paid iii ft Hying visit on Similar hist, and wero tha c'nesLs nf oaniuci iY. mccacs. iney reiurucu Home on aionuav. Mr. Nelson R. Depney, formerly of this piucc, now oi lllckorv Hull, will Please, oc ccpt thanks' for past favors. Mr. William G. Hcckman and wife, spent Sunday last among friends In Dutters- vino nun Jvresgovllle i they returned home Monday, much pleased with their trip. Mr. William A. DeGrown. formerly of Sinithvalley, Mouroo cohiily, now of wiiiiainsport, passed through this place, oi roiiie for his former homl-, where ho itt- iciius to visit his many friends. Mr. Nicholas Glotiderch, of Snvders- vino, nionroo couuly, Is rusticating with Us, Your correspondent had tho pleasure lo visit tho public sbliools of Peun Forest twp., wnicu are under tno charges ol Lhas. JI. Reise, who leaellesiJo.-i.atMeokesville.and Win. A. Roth, who teaches No. S, at Al brightsvillc, and finds them in a very fino and progressive condition. This speaks yery well, for both of these geilllem'erl dfo wen rjuuiiueu lor tno positions wuicli they now hold, and, so far as I have heard, thev are very much liked by the community at large, and esiecially is this so with Mr. Reise, who is a cripple, haying lost one hand by tlio explosion of a shot cun while out gunning ionic six yenfj ago. This is the twelfth term for Mr. Reise. Ho was form erly a resident of Bucks county. Last year Chos. B. and his elder brother Jereinieh C. R., bought a tract of latld in I'enn Forest, which his elder brother.!' itltctullnj; to and trying to clear Op; while the youhglr is teaeiung scnogi. Mr. atfet Mrs. Amandas A. Jtauk and daughter, formerly of this place, not of Gil. berts, Monroe county, paid their many ineuiis visit last week ; iney seemed pleased vill their visit (d tlfc'if friends, aud returned Home on MuhrWy last. Etnorj- Gels is tlio champion saMytir in ii!isen-iio3 oi me country. Constable H. G. Deppey was on a bush ness trip to Truchsville. Weissport and Le. hiehton on Fridav end Saturday last, and returned home on Monday last very much m-uacu w,ut mo trip. UUTLXX. It mil mid Murder. The following, says the Mahanov City Valley Record, la the statement given by Dsolel U'Connell, In the Jill at Pottsvllle, of tno rracasibetween himself and John Hackett, between' Ibis place slid Boston Run about two o'clock Sunday mornlnit: which has added one more to the list ol Sehuylkllloounty mur. drri. He and Hackett, avrd refl ectively 45 and 81 years, h id been In this place Saturday evening and visited several saloon cnrouilrfg In company with a party oT friends. They started for home soon after mldnltht. Oil the way Hackett, who has a reputation lor being vrrjr coniraryand stubborn showed bis nrocllv, Itles In a decided manner much to the disgust ol other incroberl of the parly. Finally he became puglllillcally Inclined and waa ae-' eommodated with a flxht by DaTilel O'Uon nell, wiioie iledge hammer blows soon laid him out. He was taken to their bordlp,; bouse and U'Connell aentln to Mahanoy City for a physician. Dr, Philip A. UUseli was brought, and afteran examination of Haotet'i injuries pronounced him In a dying condition. (J'Uonnell thereupon returned to town and appearing before Chirr Burgess Griffiths ask. ed to be taken Into custody. When (VOoqo! entne for the door and during the Doctor's stay at tho house of the patient, ho displayed great anxiety and solicitude at to the condition of Hackett, and when the Hector reported to him that Hack ett would hoi litre ho became great) excited. He waa then advised id determine on what he would do and a kindly hint given that It would be well for him to make himself scarce as speedily as possible, but he said "No, sir, I'll not clear out, I'll give myself up like a man," and destrod to be taken to Squire Griffith's olncc. The Squire wasaccordjngly routto otrt of his bed Juat as th"l clock: had told midnight and by I o'clock Monday morn ing, U'Connell, after consulting with Lawvor Darling, was committed to await trial as above stated. Hackett died at half past twelve b'cloc'k, Monday morning. U'Connell who Is now placed In the position of a murderer comes of a respectable family, who reeldo near New Philadelphia, this county. One of his brothers Is a Catholic priest. Ho claims the act lias done In self-defense and that ho waa Justified In striking Hackett, or to use his own words "a man would be a fool not to take his own part." A deep gash under his chin, evident ly received from a knife blade, gives credence to his story. iN!frKHKSTi:u iouKtu.s6i'i'!i. Marshal Canrobert. in the French Senate, on Thursday, declared that, so far from or dering the soldiers lo fire, on the Boulevards in 1851, he stupjicd the firing and said that the firing was an absurdity which no gener al would have ordered, mid was doubtless begun by young hot-headed recruits. Nearly all the rivers and brooks in Tran sylvania have overflowed their hanks, lay ing under water vast tracts of country and destroying bridges and Houses) Interrupting communication and sweeping away fanning utensils, cattle and grain. Iu sumo cases the inhabitants wero for days on trees and roofs of hjiuses awaiting rescue. A grand banquet was given at Taris bh Saturday evening in honor of M. Leon unotteau, wiio is aooui to again aersrt lor the. United States'. The Catholic clcrnv have refused the Ger man Government's concession nlldwingthem to suivcrviso religious instruction in the schools. They claim that thby themselves should actually give instruction, as before tho enactment of tlio English laws. It was stated it tho Indian ofllce in Lon don that Lord Lytton telegraphed from Cal cutta, Friday, that he had been' shot at by a drunken East Indian, but that no one was Injured. The riso in tho price of cereals throush out Germany lias necessitated a correspond ing incrcaso in the military estimates for IBSU. Many arresLi were made at St. Peters burg Friday nf last week. It is said that a plan of the Winter Paiacb vfriS found upon one of the persons arrested. rassaco has been booked for Mr. Charles S. Parnell and a friend bv the steamer Scv- thia, which will sail from Liverpool for new iorK to-ciay. The overflowing of tho rivers Koros and Maros, in Hungary, has caused fearful de struction. The city of Arad, on the Moro3. and several other towns have been ruined and their inhabitants driven away. Fully 10,000 personcs natd been rendered hemc less. Rowel!, the pedestrian, publishes the Astley-belt regulations for a match to take place on April a, issu, in Lioiidon or nt Manchester. Rowell declares that if O'Leary will come' td England lib ii ready to accoin- modato mm witu n wager oi tsuo or more A mass mectlnj! of cottorl bp'iratnrS at Oldham ori Saturdey protested hgaiHst.tlie overtime system. The meeting uiso resolved that from that dnv the operative wnnhl commence working on the old time.and that any operatives wno snail uo discharged there lore snail bo supjwrteu. rrinco Gortscliakoff, upon his return to St. Petersburg, is said to Uavo-presentcd to the Czar n programme of hii fiilliru policy, which the Czar approves. Tho basis of tho programme is x-aco. Friendly relations with Austria, Hungary and Germany are recognizee us luiiisgiviisaie. Tho noted executioner, Colcraft, who for lorty-slx years Mold thu olllco of hangman in England, is dead. It is rcpiirted that two English travellers nayo ueen captured py urcek brigands in r.pirus; wno ueinana a.4,uuu lor their ran soni. . The Poris correspondent of the London J'nc'i.nnrionnfces the death of Claude Eti- etino Minle; tho inventor of many ltnprbve. nlehts in flro apparatus. According to official statistics there were, irom iojj ui jboo, no lewer than Vi iwr- sons uiineu aiive, iiirougn accident or Ig norance, in vttri'jilS parts of Fraficc. Ah Uppeal hos reached London from American missionaries at Vnnaoiimreyah, Persia, ill bt'liall of tho population of that district and 'lurklsh liuruiEtan, who are starving. The Calcutta IHonccr asserts that a mass of correspondence has been found and laid before tho Government which ohowa that Russian intrigue's against Afghanistan were ncuyo as lar back ns 1H73, and toatlurti con clusive proof of the falsity of tin- excuse given for tho Russian mission to Cabiil lust ycor. A serious tnltrogo was committed on fi.it- uruuy on tne porcn ol tlio l.iinnck Couutv Club Houso by ntl excited tenant of. Lord t orinoy, wno resides 111 the county of Lim erick. Tho assailant felled Lord Fermoy senseless to the pavement with a largo cudgel. Tho man was immediately seized and taken to prison. There is is great distress umong tho poor ciussca nt iwnie, aim tue municipal uuutlCU is i-ousiucriug measures ior reiici. The Italian shin Ravenna Padre. Carta in Torogone, from Philadelphia, Nov. 14, for uonoa, uas ueen auauuoneu at seal Austria declines to particiato in collec live action at uonstaniinopie lor the settle ment nf tho Gusinjt affair,' on the ground ,.-. :. ,i i ..-j i biiui. ii, nuuiu urcuiu ucir Ulllicilllics. The Armenian Patriafbliate lias b'ech in fonrlej that tlicro is famiuo In the Province of Van Armenia. I he Patriarch hasnpen ed subscriptions for the relief ofthnsull'erers aud has requested the Porte tt distribute, wneat among mem. An official decree lids been issued In Paris pardoning one hundred aud fifty commu nists. . , , General Marrltit, President of the Euro. peart Railway Administration in England, IS dead. The upper House of the Prussian Diet has adopted the bill providing lor the acquisition of several private railvruvs by the State. It is stated in London that arrangements have been concluded for the completion nf . 1, - vTr I n i , . ' ,,. u, o c jniiiiouui k;iu iii,u5C uu lua Thames' embankment, the construction ol which was suspended aomo years ago. W6rk win no resumed snortiy. The evicted tenant, who so brutally as sailed Lord Fermoy, knock ing him senseless to the pavement with a heavy cudgel, on the porch of tha Limerick Oiunty Club Hotise, on Saturday last, has been bentenc ed to Ave years imprisonment tieual servi tude. Tim centenoo caused much sensation in tno Court. Tho London correspondent of the fjiver pool Daily Putt states that the decision of tho Attorney General to reopen tlio case oi i no Micuuorn, claimant was influenced by tne citation n! the decision in the case of William M. Tweexl, on tho question of cumulative or concurrent sentences. David Bhah, formerly Commander-ln. Chief of the Afghan army has been profess ins: to oo-opcrate with the British since tha occupation of Oibu), and hia arrest would seem to indicats recent treachery or the dis covery ;f (ii perfidy i.q the affair of the siaugmcroi me uriiisn embassy in cubul Robert Carli le, the Cnrniah Jicleitrlaii, who .lartcl on iho 23d of September to walk from Land's End, England lo John O. uniat nouse, hooiiand, and back, Ins ar rived at Pensanco, the woetcru-iiiost town oi r.ngiumi.ou his return journey. The Porte has issued a proclamation to the Albanians rciiiindliig thei;-, (hut the cession ofGuninje and Plova to Montenegro .... ..j uo ireaty oi uenin, aim rt i " contemplated by'a wit uv 'uiiauitanuoi tiiosu places would only -uu in useless uioonsncu. The English Attorney fjencral baj grant. J a fiat for a risk .of error In the case of Ar thur Orton; otherwise known as the, "Tich, borne claimant," on the ground that matters have been put before hiii) justifying the dis cussion: of the point whether Chief Justice Uockburn should not have made two sen tences of seven years penal servitude una oi wmcn nas just expired concurrent in- MVHJ I 'I MJCVfc41VO, iiiMsawnsiirfisW MTATU NEWS,' A new glasi company has been forrncd In Pittsburg, with n caplUI stock nf $.10,000. The wages of the employees of the Milton Cat Wcft-HS wore Incrcaicd ten per cent..on the 15th itiit. Never let tl tough, cold or croup go loo far. (.'h the first symptoms send lo your druggists for "Dr. Seller!' Cough 8yrup." 25 cents a bottle. By n f.ittoftot),slalc IH the ftuirl colliery, near Treinnnt. Friday mnrninti. Freilcnck Kay, John Rlcktcr and n boy naliied Jalnet were instantly killed. Col. John G. Parr, rif Armsirona coutily. formerly enmumrider of tlio One-hundred- and-thirty-ninth Regilneiil Pcnnsylvatiin vuiuiiit-cni, nas ueen pniuouucou insane hiiu taken to tho asylum. In Lower Baucori towns! ih. Lehleh coun ty, a slati miner tiamttl WaghHr laid down by n stove and fell asleep vtltii bis child In his arms. A lei was knocRbrl from under the stove when a boiler bf scalding wa'er was thrown over the lunn and chlld.tlia lat ter being so badly scalded that It died soon afterward. Three brutes In Erie dipped a pat in coal oil and then applied a match. The poor animal was roasted alive. Jacob Beelcy's barri near PotUlovVn with a part of its contents; Including a Valuable horse were burned at an early hour bh Sat urday morning, On Thursday of last week, a Mr. Kavser. of Brimmcrsvillc, purchased n $7,000 resi dence in Alientown. That night his wife was bereft of her reason and had to be re moved to an insane asylum. Joseph Rebcr, of Harrisbilrtr. a carpenter employed by the Reading Railroad. Cortlpa nv, was run over and killed nt'af the New York Junction on Saturday night: He leaves a large family. David Chllda, a well connected vddrltr man of Slroudsbure, who forced the name of his uncle some timo ago for a largo amount, has been captured in Scranton and returned to biroimsburg lor trial, Atlthony Jertnlncs, a puddler, residlne nt Mount Claro, opjiosito Phoenlxville, who mysteriously disappeared on Iho night of November I Tl und who was supposed to be drowned in the Schuylkill canal, was found on Satuiday liiorniiig about tito miles from rncotnxviiie. Tne remains were terribly decompdsctl arid prcschtcd a elckbuing sight. As soon as tho three furnaces of the Ed- gitrTholiipson steel worksare finished Pitts bdrg will have fifteen blast furnarc'5 with a nominal capacity ol 7CS.UC0 tons a year, savs d piper of that city. Charles H. Encle".a s'efarwron denier. and fo'rlrlerly a resident of Read inc. was arrest ed and taken there Monday night by an of- ncer irom rotisiown on a cnargo ol poison ing his wife about four years ago. At the time of Her dentil the Coroner's jury made Inquiry, but. failed to obuiili fevidenco suffici ent to warrant's Engle's arrest. His arrest at this time is said to bo due to lately dis covered evidence. It is' supposed lie admin- isicreu poison in a giaa oi lemonade. Jin gle was discharged from cujtody Tuesday. Feter Henry, need eicnty years, uicht watchman for the Phasnix Iron Company, was found drowned at Phnmnixvillo Tues- day. Aulhony Carbine dropped dead In the railroad depot nt Mahonny Plane Tuesday niornlnffwliilo in the act of purchasinc a ticket. Deceased was seventy-live years of gc. The Grand Jurv of Pike county icriorcd the bill ocainst tho Prothonotarv. Sheriff anu oiners ior violating me game laws, and Kleinhaus, the prosecutor, must pay all costs and be comntitted till they are paid. Action win nisa eg laken nguitist Kleinhaus Tor false imprisonment. Eight pickpockets wero "gathered in" at Pittsburg during the Grant parudo in that city. Edward McCarey wnlkpd into tho Dela ware river nt Chester on Tuesday iliglit atid was drowned. Tlio Huntingdon Xcios says that $30,000 of the Middlo Penitentiary appropriation has been spent, and 50,000 moro of it is available. The bard ofSimon Snyder, In NorlhWood bury township, Blair county, was destroyed by fire oil Tuesday evening. hot; $2,000 j insured ior i,uu. Why suffer slecplcs: nights with n distress ing cough, while a quarter of a dollar in vested in 'Sellers' Codgll Syrdp" will give instant reiicfl Jefiefkin finicr; tho engineer who was caught in the' belting at Kerpcr'a tannery at Reading several days ago, died Monday uui-miiuii. yr On Sunday morning a miner .named Dominick jlnfWn was lun over aud killed by coal cars in Scrautori. William BdrflJ; d farmer, severity-three years of age, committed suicide in Liberty uare, jjuncasier county on i cuuesila, lust. Thirty-six years ago Burns made similar attempt on his life. A rat that was as large as a kitten and weigncd lour pounds, lought a 1'iltsburg sa loon Keeier fifteen minutes btifnre he whs killed. A large cat was called in ahd was gian to get out. Citizens of the Fifteenth. Sixteenth and Seventeenth ttnhlj of Pittsburg huvb held a public meeting Ii nd declare their objections to thu assessments placed upon them for tile payment oi ute niaie ueut. Governor Hoyt has onlered .commiJsibhs to bo issued lor thojiiliowing Trustees of the State Insano Hospital nt Norristowh : John F. Hnrtrauft, B. K. Janilsoo add Sdmml M. CirJes, of Pliilodclhhfi ,' Jajnts Ilnyd, if juontgomery county, anil riiomas ii.urowu; oi ueiaware county. TrJenty-llw yCart aim Mr. Daniel J. Mc Daniel, of Erie, nurcliured a lot of cround fram Mrs. John II. .Miller, ol that place. Mrs. Miller's husband had ueserted her and been absent at tho tlmo twelve years. The heirs of tlio estate brought suit for the prop, crty sold without the consent of her bus. baud, although the property was left the wo man uy ncr lamer. A I.ndy'o AVfsli. 'Oli; how I do wish my skin was as clear nod soft as yours," said a lady lo her friend. "Ton can easily make it so," answered the irieinl. "How 7" inquired the first ladv, "By usine Hon Bitters. Hint mokes nure rieli blood nud blooming health. It did it for me, ns you observe." Read of it. Cairo llullctm. 4 2t. 3i,Kitu:i, REIO Elv LEUOKEL At the residence of tne Drme's parents In bis boruuiih. by Iter. . i. . ,ii,,v.jli, ii.,. goiuuia XlClBI. Ol .'IB, lionlnK twp.. and Miss llllle r.euekel dauithter of Mr. Fred. Lcuckel, of thl. bor ough. REEII KOONS. On theSJnd ult., by Rev. a. reciuuii, rri,iK itceu anu ,uiss i.ar, rle Koons, botti of Weiunort, ZEKIKNFI'SS STOUT At the resl.lenee. oftho bride's paienir, In North Welsaiort, by he same, J. K, Zeigenluss. of Franklin. uuu ..ii. a. Alice oiuui, ui norm wciss. Iort. SMITH ANIinU tn Mlllnnrt. nn Ih.lllO, ult., by the same, Abraham Mnllh, of Lit. tip flun M,l Ml.. V Ti, A.,.l..'..llllll pVrtT ' ' r hi i:d. ItlOE. In the Eranklln Alms House, onthe t Ii int., Frederick l.lte, aged 85 years, I Lclilglilon I'rotltice Market. COBBECTXD WXIILT. Floor, per sack si zs uorn, per bushel ,,. ft traif, ir uuinei Mixed Uhop, per ewt.M... ......... Mlddllnaa, r ewi.. ...... .'';!..., M 1 40 1 10 Hi an. per uwt lluuer, per pound 1-Vk', erdoteu. ...... Ham. periound lanl. per iiound Mioulders. per Kiund . PvUtuea, per bushel .. 24 10 9 Closing prices ot Diiuvn Tiiwuatxii) gtnek, Uiiyeriimeiit, ami Uuld, 41) Hn'ub in I PI Olicei.rniluuelpliia, Die, 18, hill U 8. i.'.U3l II n. uuiucv a'... U, H. viSi. no,.. t'. ti. 4S'h now U i 4'a new Feunsj Iruhiw It. 11.. ...,I0ii bid IH-t rflH ,. i v on, v.-zi, .s.eo blu t c-, IJ'lb-U( is.M ".i f! k',':!".,'S1"!! Phibi. A iteadtuir It. It.. l - 1 ,Hl t-e)ilh V.lley lt.lt. ..'..,. li bli otHatfcec I elilitlitte.i k nv. t o.... a, Old 1A...H, IU l tai Itnlt-cl Compact of A. J. 4 in ia usa ( N..itheru Cratral .11... 1 h bid rt 4er HoUiniHl I'ltn.. II. It. I o .(V bid .1 atv c lilt.. Tit. l hIT. II It. Co. It Old lilt aakto Central TtiiiHilnllou Co 47 tu.l NuiitwrnPabincCom. a: old .is,r4 Jloesb Penpnlv ma II. It. MV bid tih ulH r'niii, a, iiiu a r1 ia. iooi jionn Ainenca. H uo , ati.ro. rtv-,.1rdJ H t. wJaU,,1 Now A tlvc ftiK'tticnte; Announces the avrivnl of an immense stock oi' Goods suitable for the Comprising nil the latfst Novelties in l.ndies' &c., &d. Aiso, a full line of the choicest AND To all of which lie invites the' attention ol' the people. A Full Line al the Don't yoii Forget, Jbakk street, Lehighlon, Par J P uim.h; si.i: (if Carriages, Harness, &c., , Thennderslgned will sell at i.nhllc sale, t' hit Mahles, In th HOIiOlKill Ol-' I'A III! Vi V1I.I.K. In the Ciiintv of I'nrbun, StnUof Pennsjlvaiila, on SATURDAY', DECEMBER 20, 1879,- commencing at TWO o'clock In the Alter noon, iho following valuable Horns, far. Uges, Stc.( 1 Orej Mare, t years old. a good family horse, kind and K-ntlo In liarin-Fn. i uhown Tiiiirrt.Mi liui.sn-iiraoisr, seven years tdil. 1 Illack ilurse, JO years old. kpd and gentle In harness, suitable for a finilly. a good workli'K llorscf, tuitablc fur Team or f'arin Woik. 1 ('Or. r, will he two years old next Sprtnir, ! Phrcton,l Palling Top Iluirgv. li-n IIiir. gy, t Ruck-board, 1 tw ,.horsu lli avv T'ui-k tt'airou. 1 one-liursi- Truck Wngnn, 1 Cuttf r. 1 Piano-box McIkIi, I Haskrt SIcikIi. 4 so a i.Uht Single llarncs, and n number ufutuer arilcle ti n numerous to mention. TERMS : Six miiiitlis eredli. with approv. ed paper, on all purchase above iiir.nl.K SNViiKn; Parryvllle, Carbon Co., Pa. Dce.13.-w2. ' j"F YOU aim: I.N M.I'.ll OF Boots, Shoes, Hats, Caps; or, Gents' Furnishing, Gootlsj GO TO T.l).CIAUSS,Agt.i THE POPULAR Ilcrchaot' Tailor Bank Street, Lohighton; PRICES VERY LOW FOR CASH, The' public palroaaiio solicited. u2-tf Eroeured for soldiers dlnilited In V. S serrlee' y reasons ot wounds and other c.iu-.s. All pensions dale luck to day of ol,cUrrt. Penalona Increased. Address with tlaiup, 8TUUDART & CO., No. n E St.; N. W Waihlnisthi; D. O. oct.Ci.xita, A SSI'tjXKi:.s NOTICE. r:..n ..il. ,i VL'lte '"l; "'"'! 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