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Sneomon to McFarUnd,Smltk & Co., Merchant Tailors! AND DEALBKH IN Cents' Furnishing Goods, COtt-LSI-UING A FRANKLIN STS., TITU8V4,LE, PA. Have put la one or the finest usanmcnti oj JLOim& CASSIMERES ENGLISH, . ' FRENCH AND AMERICAN CO A.TI3STQS, MIXED AND - STRIPED1 SUITINGS, FANCY YESTINGS. liver offc-rad.ln the Oil Region, TWF.NTY DIFFERENT STTLES OF HATS &c CAPS, .. All tin Latest and Nobblast Styles. A FULL LINK OF , Gents' Furnishing Goods, &c Petroleum Centre Daily Record. JTct. Centre, Pa., Wediieedayt Jnlr 31 Divine aervlco. METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH Services every Sabbath at 11 A. M. and i4 r. M. Sabbath School at 12i P. M. eaurree. A cordial invitation extend d to all. Hv. P. W. Soofisld, Pastor; PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH. -Preaching at 11 o'clock A: M., and 1 D. PATTON, Pastor. Petroleum Centre Lodge, No. T15, I. O. of O. F. Regular meeting' night Friday, at 8 o'clock. Signed. ALBERT GLENN, N. G, . K. O'FiAnBRTT, A Sec'y. H9"Place ofmeoting, Main St., opposite JSClillDIOCK 110U66. A. O. of U. V. Liberty Lodge No. 7, A. O. of U. W., meets every Monday evening at 8" o'clock, In Odd Fellow' Hall, Pelroleuin Centre, 1'enn'a. A. M. Klickncr, 11. W. J. n. Merrill, R. Gold at 1 p. m. U Mr. S. A. Weoda inform ui that the big well located near Petrolla, In ibe Parker District, and about the production of which tucb extravagant report have been made, wai yielding, at the time be left there night before lait, leni than ISO barren per day flowing through the cailng. The Adams, Balpu & Co. well, la located but a few rods from the flowing well owned by Meiers. Woods, Moorbead & Tack, mentloo of which waa made In yesterday ' Issue, consequent ly be bas bad ample opportunity lor findlug out what the well was doing. This explodes the immense yield ef this well, the story evidently being cooked up for the purpose of influencing the oil market. Until pro ducers discountenance such wild stories of the production of wells as the above, just so long will the oil market .remain weak and fluctuating and tbe bottom liable to go out Mt anv tima. Below we give the soore of tbe base ball matoh, played at Oil City, yesterday after noon, between tbe Pctrolias ef this plaee, and tbe Seneca of Oil City: Senecas. Petrolla. ' Total Runs, 61 Total Runs, 6 Umpire John Morcland. Scorer A. aX. Higby, Manley W. Bevee. J lie Petrolla own up to tbe fact that they 'were badly beaten, but claim that tbe re sult would have been somewhat different Jiad tbe grounds of tbe Seneca Club bea in good condition. The return 'game will be played In this place ene day next wee k. at which time our bojs think they will be able to dkhake up a heavier score" than on tbe .first gan.'"- Bi.f.LT UluL Otu News Two new wells were struck J Bul'y Uill, on Satur day last, which are averaging- together SO barrels per day. One Is owned by Walso n, rUtoea & Co., and is located 03 tbe Foster Farau The other ene is owned by Pren tice, Crawford.4-Barbour, and I situated on tba Rial Farm. Developing U going on at quite a lively rate on Bnlly Hill at present, l'renlioe, Crawford & Barbour bave one new well go" . . 11 .. I t n.mm tr T 1 1 n 1.- n ....... T) . 1 . tocki Watsin, 6"ne; and Pittook Co. one. Several .mors aie taitau ei. Fi.owixo Wem, o.v Lake Farm. Mr. Wm. Sinclair recently pnt a flowing appar atos In blgr well, known as tbe "Sure Pop," on the above farm, and no sooner bad the pipe reached the bottom tban the well com; meoced lo flow, and bas since been yielding between S and 4 barrels per day. This is certainly a very nice way of Droduclncr oil. as it does away with nearly alt expense. we understand some parties are claiming a patent on this plan of making- wells flow but such an Idea is absurd as the same thing has ben used for the last ten years. The people should remonstrate scalnst the srrant. ing of any such patent and thus save them selves from the clntobes of another mnnopo- 'J, STIOh as the lornedo. .t-.e. We hellflvn In rewarding Inventive geniuses, but we go for . L . It . I Buonsning monoDOlles that don't know Where lo limit their eh anrea; a one horse producer can't support all tbe monopoll now staring bim la tbe face and bis family too. Mr. Frank Holden, tbe gentlemanly Su perintendent or the Cornen & Beers farm, leaves town tomorrow on trip to New York, Massachusetts and Connecticut. There is no need of our wishing bim a good timo, as be 1 one of those jolly fellows that wll( make a good time, even thonga they bave lo fall back on "lone fence" to flit tba pro gramme. Mrs. Annie Gailsy, of Columbia Farm, mother or one of the romantio jouth who left for the wild woods free In tbe great west, mention of which was made In yes terdny's Recorp, paid us a visit this fore noon, and states that her boy arrived home yesterday, glad lo get back and with the Indian and bear bunting romance all taken out of hn. She also requests ns to state that tbe boy's name Was John Rmlev In. stead 01 Thomas; that be was only U years o i age, ana that Thomas, ber oldest boy, knew better than to be led awav bv the In fluence of bad boys, as she claims Ibe youne gesi coy was. We oheerftilly make tbe cor rection, as we feel satisfied she Is dolnir her oest to train up ber children for nseful mem bers of society. Tbe last heard of the other hnm it,... i.. got no' farther 'than the Tarr Farm. Our townsman, Mr. A.. Alden. lono en. gaged In the olothlng trade In the oil re gion, In company with Mr. John Alden and online urate, oave established a branch store at SI. Peiersbme. and hone h fair dealing and the keenlne of a flrat !. stock of clothing and men's furnishing goods 10 uuiia up and merit a share of the publlo patronage. We take pleasure In remm mending these gentlemen te 'he good peo' pie ef Petersburg as belnir fair and honor able dealers' and gentlemen In every sense ot me worn. Racks. On Saturdav next, aa Iner artcem iisemeni le oe lound elsewhere, there is to be a grand race between the Sorrel Horse Frank and the Sorrel Horso John, for purse of $m. Best two In three. Eighty rods and reseat. Tbe parties hrtn ih . ' O affair In band are determined; to make this the race of tbe season, and everything wi be oonduoted In a fair and PftUflfsY man no. Pools will be sold at Robson's Hotel during tbe forenoon ol Saturday. Lovers of horsa racing will do well to attend the race. A Woman in (Jh.. A man was complain ing because bis wife was recently taken witli tbe oil fever. She bad a piece of land of fier own in West Virginia where- oil bad been found, and nothing would do but she must organize a company and 10 lo boring. She bored bim to go a long- time, but ho wouldn't; so she went herself. 1 told tbe man be would be justified In suing for a divorce. "On what grounds?" asked the roan. "Right there, on her oil grounds." "I mean bat plea could I offer ?" "Why, that she left vour bed and lumrin' Fat Contributor. Dh V. McAlnfnn. t ha bull ln .... who bas been absent for several woo!,. on a visit to bis borne in Michigan, baa re turned to bis post of duly at Rouseville, and will hereafter be found sa of yore at all bouts of tbe day to wait upon customer. Of bis reputation ss a dentin! we need sny nothing. He Is to well known to need any recommend from us. Johnson, tbe well known Druealst and Apothecary, advertises in to-day's paper, mat nn can aoa win sen arugs and every thing to be found in a first class drug store. cheaper tban the cheapest. A trial will oonvioce al', as he generally does as he says. A letter from London Says: "English habits of life aie all based on the assump tion that tbe climate is cold and uncooiren- ial; but it ia amazisg-tbat, after a success ion oi nailing summers, tncy should still wear thick black coats and chimney-pot bats in July and August.'- Goodenougb Is the name of a new oil town on tbe road loading from. Brady's Btod h I Faitviow.' The morality ot Card- Some ol the religious journals hare been indulging In arguments relative to fum bling, In which Ideas no lees novel III in striking have seen the light. "Can God he glorified," asKs the Christ ian :xnmin.-r ol Richmond, Va., or Christ honored and his cause advanced, by such abominable games as smut, euchre, seven-up and oldMnald the very names of which female modesty should blush to pronounce?" Rev. Gewize Harding, editor of the Indlnnapo'.is Journal, replies: "We presume not. However, there are many worse thlngB that Christiana may do than nlav cards. Seven nn la a scientific game, useful as a disolplino of til1' mind. What inculcites the virtue of si. lenca, Euchre Reaches principles which may be practically adapted to everyday life; for instance, tbe folly of attempting to go it aione on a weak band. This, We pre sumo, settles the question forevermore, and we are curious to learn bow Mr. Tremalne feels now. Ia defending Stokes tbe other day be said be loathed a gambler more tban be loathed any human boine. and that such a man would stem tbe coins from his dead parents eyes to gratify tis wretched passion' lie had no thought then of the shooting in fluence that seven-up exercises over the mlpd. He bad not learned the virtue o old maid, or tbe bliss of coppering the ace' Hi client could not bave been a devotee to' encbre, or be would bave gone it alone on a weak band. The Christian Examiner has a very weak case. Its nnestlona remind nS of a sermon delivered against base ball' wbereln the preacher asked: "Why play this game? Would a dylna sinner nlav base ball ou bis death bed? Then avoid this snare of Satan, my bearers." Hearties-. In the tdwn of Schuyler lives one of eleven children, who In common parlance mioht hn called a farmer, although we are lotbto disgrace a noble profession by placing such a being in Its ranks. This "existence" has had a mother living with bim for some time, who, atter years of bard labor in bringing up her numerous thankless children, lav last Friday upon ber dying bed, without a sin gle one or all her c bildren at her bedeide to receive ber parting words and lid-her a woeplng farewell. As the moment of disso lution drew nigh the minister in attendance sent for her son, who was in bis meadow riding a borrowed mowing machine. To tbe request of tbe mluister that be should come aod seo bis mother before she died, be sent back tbe reply that as he only bad the loan of tbe mowing machine until sundown, he must cut as much grass as possible with it before that lime, and therefore could not come up to tbe bouse until datk. And so while tbe son was running tbe mowing mc cbine leisurely around the lot the spirit of ois motner passed ;intp eternity. Philoso phers and theologians may assurt wbat they please with reference to the insane nobility in every human beast, but from this time forth we shall maintain that we know of one case ot totul depravity so long as tha t criminal in Schuyler grovels upon the earlb. Utlca Herald. By a squall in the Delaware Bay last week, while sailing in a yacht, two young men were overtaken. At Nazareth Metho dist Chutch, on Twelth. atreet, Philadel phia, at publlo worship they bad occasions ally been present. From tbe way things looked, tbe capsizing of tbe shallop was very near Inevitable. "Bill." said one to th other, "this is serious business; can't you pray?" "JNo, l can't: I've beard Joe Ouinn do tt, and I've listened to Bill Post, but I can't do it myself." "Well, you can sing a hymn, can't yon? or God's sake do some mine." "jno, i can t sing Here. How I sing wheu this boat al any moment may arown us both?'' "Well, we must do some thing religious. If you can't sing let's lake up a couection' To this Bill consented. In bis companion's but be deposited tblr teen pennies; a corkscrew and a kmb.n Diauea auiie. as ne did this the wind In I- ira, ana iae snailop made a succeislul lauumg, . A Jamestown paper says a rumor prevails men mat tbe i. W. & P. R. R has been sold to the A. & G. W. R. R , and ' that the latter road will immediately nut a third mil for a narrow guage track,'aad run through trains irom uunalo lo tbo oil region by mis route, it oas certainly been the Inten iioaortbeA. 4G. W. R. R , to soon add a 121m rail to tbe road to accommodate nai. row guage cats, and tbo possibility of this new plan seems lo be apparent that we see no reason why there may not be considera ble truth In the rumor. We are pleased to learn that a fgood we l! was struck on the farm owned by Mrs. M. A Sands, near this city, several days since! at adopthof975lect. The forco of the flow of gas and oil bas been so great aa to pre vent w far the successful working of th wellv It will be a good one no doub, and opens up a largo oil field a our own locali . On. News. Pioneer No. 2 la in the sand. O. 1C. well, Richland Oil Co., owner 1B down about 2C0 I'ci-t. Bnugliton & Chandler, on D. Ritz faim is down 900 leet. .Murmy & T..lior aro putting up anew rig on the I). Kilzlarm. Curtis well No. 1 Keating farm has .been sold by Curtis Bros, lo Geo. E. M'Gill. Spear well No. C, I). Ritz f ilm, is in the sand, and will probably be down this week Porterliuid it Treat Imvo a now rig up on the Fuiist farm. It is almost ready for tbo tools. l'aino No. 2, Collncr farm will lie down this week. It Is but a few rods from the Evans well. Evans well No. 2, J. Foil at farm Is just down, and Is making an immense show of oil flowing every time tbe tbols ar drawn. Portcrfield & Treat No. 9 is down on lb top of the sand, but owing to a claim made by A. Evans, that it was in bis protection) tbe well bas been shut down. Black well No. 1, on tbe Connecticut tract, south side of Clarion, owned by Phil lips tiros., Hartley !c Co., commenced pumping July 3d, and is now doing 12 bar rels. Wbitmore well, WbitmorePareell Co. D. Rllz farm, bas nearly completed tt water well and will commence tbe large bole on Monday next. Galloway No. 2. It down about COO feet. Fleming & Sanlsbury No. 2, Collnerfarm. was torpedoed last Thursday, when she commenced to flow with sucb force that she lifted a set of tools standing on a plank over tbe hole, and weighing 1300 lbs., clear oil and set tbem lo one side. Sbo ts now doing about 60 barrels. St. Petersburg Progress. For Sale. "Wisliinir to concent,! afn operations to my farm in Cran berry township. I offer FOR SALE 3 producing wells on my Central Farm learn Machinery ie. to say I will-sell the wells with casing and ri birt not tlio Boilers, Engines) tubing or other property on-the iwisu. Vj. 111 IN. N. B. For nartifinlars nn. ply to Mr. John Holsapple. At Fulton, N. V., recently, several holes wera burned tbrouih tbe sides a shed h the concentration of the rays of the sun by the coveis of soma new milk cans which were exroaed on a bench near by, each cove Plumer. Pa.. Julv 31. 1R72. Mb. EniTon: Owing to tbe illness of Mr. George Roemer, tbe active operations of our uoad Commissioners bas been seriously re tarded. Our old friend, Frank Smith, has return turned after a lengthy campaign to tbe low er on region. lie report business brisk but sayB tbe hundred barrel wells as reported, can be rated at Irom Ave to forty barrel at. best. Yours, Bear Creek iwenly-twobt. Loui Aldermen have laid themselves open lo prosecution fni- om bezzlemcnt or attempted embezzlement, and imprisonment in tbe penitentiary for a per lod not exceeding five years, for wilful dls fiiara oi taw in passing an illegtl appro- nritt linn hill " The latent form of Yankee outeness bas developed itself in a town in tfamhnU)i. wbero a small boy has been discovered pur' ohasiog eggs from a grocer on his' father's account, selling them at a restaurant, and aiterwurus dividing tbe proceed with bis uiuiucr. Detective Nelson cleared out uniKn batch of gamblers nnd blacklegs at Jamese mwn, a. i mis week. The parties were ueorge Peck, Jeflers and Murrv. all wall known thieves, who have been "working" uaiua on me A. a u. w. k. K. fot some umo. ibero are some other known, ii... i . . r. ' win ob pui oni o tne reach of doits. h.. evermeymaKe tnelr appearance on this line, l bis clacj will soon find out thai fldenco games and pocket Dickinu 1. fln our busioees oa this road, and that tho. in do well to buy their tickets by some other nno. ouperintenuent llradley want none ui mum uu ma uiviaioa. LAieadvillo Ilepub lican. 1 ' ' i BTo-morrow tbe colored oeonle of Oil r.u. and tbe oil region will celebrate Em'aioclpa- ....u iyjr, iu uu appropriate manner at that city. Tbe programme consists or a n Ion, oration, dinner, and a srand hall in th. evening. Excursion tickets will be issued w h. A. & G. W. R. R. to such firemen as desire to attend the parade of the M.iiii. t . . lw f no Department, to-morrow. Tha UeW. n Monaco, the Inxt iimnrhnM biers of Europe, was tioatid ion crL ' sensation a few weeks since. There,, ed upon the tcene a party r J'' dressed Americans in plorsy bBC, (u ' proltission tf diamond linn. ....... t.- emus .nrf brooches, and tall hats of very shiny mat ' nl. These Individuals took but lilUc'ini'' est in tlm pnines ol clmnco which abotin'i all about them. They yUyri W(l awkwardly, lost (rilling sums, ,( in a days Improved wonilorlnlly, pay,,a ,,, ' pocketed 110,000 francs and broke lliei.,'1' whereupon tbo compeers aSeg,.j "' being, band of cheat.;, lo li8 ch " Americans replied by . display crreVoVf. which they seemed nothing iotb ,0 Tno appearance of the weapons caiwd .7 Italian and I-ronch gambler to fly preclh, lately from the Hold. The American, JT parted with their spoils, and tbec.rdsbM! ers ot Monaco are wonderfnir II tlii. i... . can invasion is lo be repeated, and If ," how to protect themselves strain.) -i ' and bolder rogues than thenis-i t'na It.. saffstplanwould.be for them to .k ' tbeir calling, and If tbe camhi.r. t ? United States can, by tbeir nefarious m!' tices, put an end lo nubile .n.i.i, ' . Monaco, they will for once fender . - "VVIOIJ I service. ' liocal Notices. FOR SALE CHEAP. A firstvolftsa ES, WAGON, HARNESS ,UUg for Sale. One Second-hanil ll... l . Ion Puce $loo: Apply oT & LEY, told Water Omi, iMMJm CcairV Jy25-lw. ' Uirl Wanted. A girl wanti'H tn .in i. ... i . family. Enquiie at 1 i. . i Gordon' Hardware Store. Petroleum Centie. Pa. June TS. JtlJ juno 23-if. ' ' For Sale Cheap de.irabi-1 Y' ""MT location, , in-ON cheUan " OfiT"C,"Ty . L. Spring 3ire7..' " """P" mw,i July 13-lm. lor Sale or Kent. A desltuhlo rn.I.t..nn. ..... - hi. i-.V ; ' ,"M locaina un the Ex pert rarm. nhnriiii.i i . :r particular, apply ". l or jl4-tf. 15.000 In 2li linn J!?j'L?.r... .. lUUliMx. at Irnm if. nr. Aprll23.tf. H. n. WARNER, icai use. The best and cheapest. Gaffney sell Lager 5000 Agent wanted to sell Ibe beautiful Photograph .n, . " ' " '"ft" fiimcaira and Photograph Family Records. For terms. nd stamp lo CriPER & Bro., Publisbeif, RACES! GRAND RACES PETROLEUM CENTRE, PA. Saturday, August 3d, 1872. BETWEEN Sorrel' Horse Fran AMD ' Sorrel Horse' John, For Purse ofl $200 a sm Best two' In three eighty tod and repeat. POOL SELLING ' Will commecco at Robon' Hotel, Wasn Inston Sl. at 11 'ai,. . c.i...,i.ti . 1 - - w uiuv. a. iu. Diiuiu-j. Raoe to commence at 1 o'clock sharp. If Yon Want To Increase Your business, Advertise lo tba FetroLedmCbntre Rieortb For P.'m IVi'na. U k l Brotherhood of Broctoo go to GAFtTNEY'S- ty.- IV" Uity Register. . , - -.www TT 111 I bo good for two days, Tbo bast Pittsburgh Lsger at GAFFNEY'S.