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Pot. l ire, PC, I'rMi'i August it mst'MST efco;v.i. church : i. -..- "very Sab'-atu a: t A. V. vici r',v 1- . Sabbath School at 12 P. M. u' iron, A cordial Invitation extend- ml U- Tier. P. V. Scofibld, Pastor. PRESBTTErUn CHCRCtf. Preaching at 11 o'clock A. II.. and 75 o'ciock r. a. D. FATTON, Paator. Petroleum Centre Lodge, No. T10, I. O.otO. F. Regular meeting nights Friday, at 8 oiook. tsigned. ALBERT GLENN, N. Q, E. O'Puhchtt. A Sec'y. ' tsffPlace of meeting, MM n St., oppoalte jicuunioci Mouse; A. O. Of V. W. Liberty Lodge No. 7, A. O. of V. VT., meets ernry uonaay evening at 8 o'clock, in Odd Fellow' Hall,. Petroleum Centre, Peon's. A. IT. KLtCINIK, M. W. J. tT. UimtiLL, R. Oold at 1 p. 116? CRB8MD bt th B-ll Wbkl Rop. yesterday afternoon nearly a fatal acci dent recurred on the Burnt Tract, Cberry-t-f Run, by which a man named' Harvey F i -erbocker,. a resident of Kane City, Ciuio near losing bis life. Knickerbocker and ma named Packard, It appears were engaged in drawing the tools from the Han na well, and by tome meant they got caught wbc o part way up. To assist In getting (beta up, Mr. K. Hepped on (be bull wheel anl commenced to pull down, In doing which he unfortunately reached one foot oe the bull wheel shaft, and It beta me en. Uuglcd'ln the tope, and- before bo bad time to extricate himself, the fatal coil drew Mai around the shaft and held him at in a vice. He bad barely time to1 yen to Packard to abut, off steam and reverie the engine, when the teeood coll passed' around Bis body ren dering blm Insensible. For the moment Packard was paraljzed with fright appar ently, but tome of tbe neighbors hearing the call for belp, came in and with Ibeir assistance the unfortunate man Wat relieved from hit dangerous petition,, placed In a a carriage and removed tobls borne lu Kane Uliy. An examination or bit Injuries re vealed the tlugular faott Ibet although tbe flesh of bis legs and body wat quite badly bruised, no lx.net were broken, and witb proper care be will be about again in two or three weeks.- , Hit escape from death wat about at nar row at it possibly could be. Not one rltne In a thousand hardly could a man get caught and wonod around a bull wheel shaft, with several tbensand poundt ol iron aod a tee' tools etUohed to tbe end of tbe cable,- and en-ape being killed. ' Tim Ricks. Lovers of hone racing will bear In mind the races to come off tbe Boyd Farm track, tomorrow afternoon, between be sorrel horse; John of Rousevllle, and tbe lorrcl borne Frank of this place, for a purse of $200; best two In three; eighty rods and repeat. Poolt will be told at Robsoo'a Ho tel, at 11 o'clock tc-lnnrrno r.., m. " (W.VMUUU. i ue gentiemeo having tbe affair in baud are de- ..u..b.u ii man neon the square, and no gouging will be allowed. Lott of sport maw K.i ' . . . nunuipairu, ana nnaoubtedly large crowd will' be attendance. j umpko tub Train. John Galley, for wnom a warrant wat Issued a day op two linoe on a charge tf vagrancy and who "skipped out" at tbe time, made bit appear "" "" again last night, and was ar retted and D laced In the ineir.im tki forenoon be wat brought before Justice t 1 1 .mm. -juoius, ana trier a bearing wat tent down ror ao days. Galley left for Franklin on tbe 1 :10 train, under charge of Constable Long Weil of that nit 'og Columbia Farm, and when tbe train wan """'on, ualley made a break for tbe platform and jumped off. Tbe train wat atopped and the conttable got off to look for JObn, but be Wat nni, mmt ed In tbe woods, taking tbe offlcer'a band miff with 1.1m. n.L iQ, mioer continued bit Journey alone by tbe next train. i w jump irom the tr.io Md Mc.pe of lhe prisoner, caused considerable excitement among the passengera. A new cturch.it to UdmHoaUd at En terprise on fcuuday next The church U to be f no particular demonstration Ba4 ,.M toall. "tiiee Tbe seventh annual moellog of the Buffi lo Driving Park opena on tbe 6th of August, and continues for four days. The largest toduremeota in mo snaps or purses ever given, will be offered at thit time. Four purses of 910,000 each are on the pro gramme, one for each day, and will without doubt bring out all the best horses of tbe day. Tbe first la for hortea that have never beaten 2.27; In thit, however; Lucy it bar red. Tbe third la for horses that have nor er.trotted better than 2.30; and tbe last is open to all. In thh we expect to tee Gold tmlth Maid with bet record of 2 16 3 4, with Lucy aod American Girl. Tbe Petrol las of thit place and tbe Tarr Farm Club are playing a match game on tbe grouuda of the lormer club, tbia afternoon, We have not beard the result at yet. To-morrow afternoon, the return match (ame ot base ball between tbe Senecaa ot Oil City and tbe Petrollaa of tblt place. will be played on the ground of tbe Patte lla Club, to-morrow afternoon. Mr. J. D. Hamilton, of Columbia; Farm met with an accident a day or two tloee, by wbicb bit right arm wat broken about half way between tbe wilet and elbow. He wat engaged in drawing roekerroda from one of the wells, when tbe patent wrench nsed by tbe man at work unscrewing the rode at tbe topot tbe derrick, became unclasped aod fell, striking bit arm and breaking It a above. Letters from the People XoTiJ. The manager of this journal, with out eoi'jralniitbeaeiiMmeutebl contributors di-eiret iJ offer tbe widest possible latitude for free Olscunuon. It la merely stipulated that communications shall concern matters ot public interest, le put in decent language and accou.cuuied with the names of Ibe wr-ters, not for publication, but aa a guar an tee of good la lib. The Weateio Uuioo Telegrapb Company liave opened an office at Pioneer. Tt.it ., maoe iM,wery oa kceaunt ot the lucres. Of tl.elr bi.dlneta at that point. TiieTexoi p,o noali lata be 1,51 J mile. In loogblb. For 240 miles the road l to lean aa line, fc4 j , lUetaU Bf 15 tuilet there will be but tlx bridges. The State Fair. The Erie Observer taya: The buildings for (he State Fair will be located on tbe Reed farm, west of the city, one square be yond the car worka and along aide of tbe Erl e and Pittsburgh track. Toe buildings for the Fair will be aome twenty In all, and will be aurrounded by a rough board fence, eight leet high and about five hundred rods long. They will include a borne depart ment 150 by 70 feet; flower and- fruit ball, 60 by 200 feet; dining room, 32 by 70 feet; our sheds f machinery, eaob 125 by 30 feet; 160 horse alalia In all extending 80 rods; 140 cattle stalls, CO rods long; 40 bog and 60 theep pent, each 0 by 12 leet. Tbe rest of tbe butldingewill be occupied by tbe offlcert and committees, for refreshment stands, ete. Tbe building are expeoted to be flolehed by tbe first of September. Rare bones aod cattle, fruit, 'flowera and other productions of tbe farm will be entered largely Irom all parts ot Pennsylvania' New York, and Ohio, aod the display of machinery promises lo be large and intei- eating. On; Burkkd. Tbe Eluiira- Advertiser baa a glowing description of tbe dealmotroa by fire lo tbe auburba of that- city Monday morning of en eil iraia Twelve cats wera burned arm ma Advertiser aaya that it waa the beat simile ever teen of tbe '-pillar of cloud Are" that the Israelite! taw In their wanderiog. Tbe Iota foott up several thous and dollars that of tbe Erie company alone oeing nine inousana aouara. Parkersbiirg, West Virginia, according to tbe Volcano Lubricator, mutt be a last towb. Here la wbat that paper tavt about tbe place: Tbe order of the day in Parkersborg teems to be something after tbe following style: Drunk,- general- quarrel,- drunker, knock down and drag outi "bilio' full," aome cut- ling and a liberal display ot fire arms, the whole to conclude witb a dead drunk and a tyatematlo lay out In tbe station houw; next mornlng-tbe grand Ouale takes place in tbe police court, no report of which Ir lound in tbe city papers. A large number of our colored citizens at- tended tbe celebration of Emancipation Day, at Oil City, yesterday. They report a grand affair and everything passed off very agrea bly to all preseul. Tub RnsioHKD Casualty at tbb Falls. Our correspondent pronounces tbe story 'that several persons were carried over tbe .Fallsoo Friday last, aa a wholesale falsehood-, concocted by a reporter of tbe New York Herald. One of tbe parties reported to bave beea among those carried over wat soeo on tbe streets subsequently, aud be al io intisted upon tbe grouudlertneaa of tbe rumor. Tbe people at tbe Falls are justly iodignaot at tbe unscriipuiouBueca of ibe Herald chap. Buffalo Cora. Adv. Dr. Bigeraon, ao eminent European savant bat found In tbe air exhaled from the lungs of tea if inkers a large number of mloroacopie globules of a poisoonut narcotic oil, wbicb, according to blm, explains why tea sorof tlmee makea nervoua people cougby and bio cup-py. a i. BTbe Annual parade of Ibe Fire Depart- moot of Franklin, will lake place ou Thurt day, AugtuU ,15.1b. A number of compan ies from neighboring towoa aro expected to participate. 'ibere was quite au extensive fire at Tid- iouleoti Wednesday evening, resulting in th enure aestruollon of tbo Exuiieag Hotel and th olSi-e ol the Triumph Oil Co. Letter From Cherry-tree. Cbirrttres On, Bblt, Aug. 1, 1872. Amid tbe great bustle and excitement oc casioned by new strikes, wbicb for a abort time appear like great fortunes to Ibe ton tunate ownera, men are apt to lose eight ol those sure small steps by wbicb ao many oj our solid business men bave ascended to poaitlont ot wealth and responsibility, refer to tbote small wells that are sure and lasting, suoh ar arc ' found on Cherry tree Run, on tbe Brown, Metropolitan, aod Lake farms. It is needless tor me to apeak of Ibes" farms now, at their reputation for good five to 8 barrel wells Ir now widely Known But wbat I wish to impress npoo tbe minds of tbe people is, tbe great folly of grasping at the great uncertain shadow, and drop ping tbe real streak, or In otber words, risk ing all to make a great fortune, aod neglect Ing tbe very thing tbat would soon make them independent Rome waa not built in a day, neither la tbb re any necessity for us striving to gain wealth ao rapidly,, but on the contrary we bave abundant proof tbat It la better to accumulate wealth acre alowly in tbe examples of many of our fellow oi men who bave bad ricbea auddeoly tbruat upon tbem. Tbe advantagea of operating for oil on the above landa are numerous. First. It importance ie the almost absolute certainly of obtaining oil. 2d. Tbe existing proof ol tbe long life ot tbe wells. 3d. Tbe easy drilling and conse quent cheapness of operating. 4tb. The nearness to maiket lor our oil la delivered on the R. R., at 10 cents per barrel, which la cheaper than any point in the oil regions , But enough lor tbe present. Yours Truly, H. G. ANOTIlfelt OIL FIBE. Rochesteb, Pa., July 31, 1872. i Tbe Excelsior Oil Company'a worka, at Freedom, near this place, were almost total. ly destroyed by Ore tbia afternoon, and at one time it waa feared ttfet the greater por tion of ibe town would be sacrificed- to tbe flames, aa several dwellings eangbt.flre from sparks, but by tbe great exertions on tbe part ofeitisena fm'tbvr damage was prevent ed1. The fire originated Irem a leak lo one of iSe otitis, thus allowing tbe fire to com municate with ibe oil and causing tbe tack to explode. Losa about $25,000, and fully Insured; but nothing reliablo can be learned aa yet. ' ' A Hhtaek The Daily Mountain Voice, of Johnstown, contains an item In regard to a youograilroader who same borne oa Friz day night last,- and1,' before going lo bis home, took aboard a cooeiedrable amount of benzine. It to happened tbat be entered the wrong apartment of hie bouM and got in bed with ibe wife of'a mill man, a co-oceu. pant of ibe bouse. Next morning tbe wife got up and went down- stairs, aod - wbile cooking brealrfast, her truaband came in from the mill. She waa tlruclc dumb with horror, having, at the supposed; left her husband sleepiog lu bed; and at soon ae she assured tbat tbe figure at tbe door was not a phantom or apparition the informed him of the situation of affairs. He ascended to the bed room, and while storming the room; the young railroader awoke. Explaoat!6n im mediately followed, but notwithstanding, every assurance wat given by both tbe wife and the railroad man that a mistake bad only occurred, -nevertbeleei tbe incident has oreated bad feelings between tbe families. A Butler su a man's HedV Eleven Years. At the first battle cf Manaseaa a Virgin.' Ian, named Crocket Grayson, waa ahot In tbe bead, tbe bullet entering-' tbe temple, passed through tbe Inner ear, and lodging in the back bone of tbe ear,- where" it re nialned until recently, when a physician ex traoted'it. Upon boring loto tb.e bone with a trefine, tbe ball waa lound ao imbedded tbat it bad to be clipped out with' a chisel. Tbe lead removed weighed balf ao ounce. Mr. Grayson went tbrouge the operatloo without taking chloroform, exhibiting great oooluess and fortitude. Once during tbe operation be oalled a ball, and after eject ing a mouthful of tobacco juioe, coolly laid bit bead oa tbe table aod informed tbe doc tor tbat be could now "go ahead." He waa doing well at last aocounts. Tbe captured Cuban oraft la atill lying at Newport. She la yacbt-rlgged, aod bas tbe Cuban flag flying, which tbe dasby captain swears shall fly until it is blown or fbo1 away. She bas a bHrdy-lookio crew, most of whom are Cuba nets. The captain is re ported to be a sensationalist and leckleet I adventurer of tnucU. blow, and brag. A Paper for the !Unei. The (Pittsburgh, Pa ,) Real Estate Reg ister cornea to ns this week euargedtoa beautiful tixteen page, sixty-lour column, illustrated weekly, with the name changed to the American Laod aod Law Advisor. The original features futroduced into tbe old paper by Ita publishers caused it to be sought after by persons in all parte of tbe United Slates, and thus encouraged by pub lie patronage, tbe publishers determined to give to tbe people a paper every way wor thy of the name they have cbosro for their new weekly, Tbe Amerloao liana anu Law Advisor la a "Weekly Journal of Real Estate, Finance, Building, and Populariza tion of Law." Tbe Issue before us Is abso lutely a necessity to every landed proprie tor or real estate owner in the country, aa well as to every citizen in lbs United States tbat wishes to keep posted on that Indes tructible element of value Real Estate. Tbe law department of tbia excellent week. ly la edited by tbt ableat law conocetlors lo the eonntry, and aaawer free of charge, all questions of law submitted to tbe paper with a clearnesa aod acouracy tbat makes tbem understood by men of Ibe moat ordlo ary Intelligence. The feature alone ebould cause It lo be taken by every farmer and land owner In tbe country. The illustra tions on tbe first page of original designs for ootlagea and suburban residences, gotten up expressly for tbia journal it also a feature that commends itself to thoae -about to build, aod if we are to judge tbe future by tbe first issue, now before us, we ebould say it alone wat worth many times more than tbe subscription price. The weekly cortea- pondence from tbe General Land Office at WeBbinuton, D. C, giving tbe latest laws governing the Publio Landa, Homeateada and Preemption, s well aa thoae from all parts of the couotry la also a valuable leaturc; lo aay nothing of Ita news and gen eral information found in no otber journal in ine united states. To crown alt, tbe en terprising publishers offer by way of Induo- Ing an examination and subscription, a beautiful $5,00 Cbromo, of either ot tbe fol. Ipwiog sut-jeots: "Tbe Loat Babe," or "Tbe Unweloome Visitor;'' all for the ex ceedingly low price of $2,60 a year, em bracing a beantifnl parlor picture and over 800 pagea of uaelul reading matter, and Il lustrations. ;We would say to all our readers, send stamp for a sample copy. Address Croft A Phillips, Publishers Amer ican Land and Law Advisor, Pittsburgh, Mt. Farm, waa torpedoed the first of tb, week and waa pumping 3 barre's jxr a,, Tbe aame well wat ftirpi'doe j' tbe second time to-day. but we have no report, Th well is owned by tbe Mount Farm Oil Com pany, Tboa. Porter Superintendent, Local Notices. FOR SALE CHEAP. A flr-tvclftds team ol DRAUGHT Linn; ES, WAGON, HARNESS i" working order. For particulars innn tbia ollioe. jy 26-2w. 1 For Sale. One Second-hand Flaoo In good aonAi tlon. Piloe $100. Apply of if. 1. Haw LEY, Cold Water Office; Petroleum C.auV Pa. jy 25-1 w. Girl Waath A girl wanted to do houtework III a sni family. Eoquire at . Gordon's Hardware Store. Petroleum Centre, Pa, June 23, l7i june2SMft , For Sale Cheap J. H!MAGEE, Oil City, bat sonvsMfr desirable building lott lor sale lo dlffi-rsot1 looationa lo Oil City. . Also, new ... ond band machinery of all kinds for stla' cheap. Office. No. 1. Sharna Spring Street. . july 13-lm.' o For Sale or Rent A desirable Maidens Inoaloif ih. t. bert Farm, a abort dialing frnm particulars apply to OWEN OAFFNEX' Petroleum Centre, June 14, 1872. ' jU-tl. For Sale 15.000 to 20.000 feet of SECOND-TIAND' TUBING, at from 25 to 35 da. per foot. Tbe Tubing is lo first class order and all ready fitted. April 23. tr. H. H. WARNER. GAFFFEY'S Winiia miiiI I. In,, am fh mit- leal use. The beat and. cbeaoest. Sunday Cemfort atill nn iWk tnif fop i.w at GAFFNEY'S. For Sale. A nice ltt'tle Cottaere Home finished off in good style, and located on the Uovd Farm. Haseverv modern convenience. Cellar, cistern, barn, tool .house, and is in every way desirable for a Bmall familv. For terms and particulars enquire at the nonae, or or ' VICTOR GRETTER. Petroleum1 Centre, August X. r '- Tbe Volcano Lubricator, organ of tbe West Virginia oil region, bat Ibe following oilneaf: E. L. Conger, fc Co'a well No. 5; Is be ing rapidly drilled down by Tblbeaudeeu. Col. Jackson's new well, on lease No. 6, V. O. & C. Co. tract, will be torpedoed to morrow; The new well; No. 68, ownod by TV. C. Stiles, Jr. wat torpedoed to day. No report Tbe well It on tbe Voloanio Ridge. Stewart and Gould's well No. 2, on the Glantz tract, Wat torpedoed last week and la now pumping 8 barrels of oil per day. Well No. 67, owned by W. C. Stilea Jr. waa torpedoed tbia week and la now pump ing 20 barrels per day. Well altuated on Voloanio Ridge. The Tecumscb Chief well waa torpedoed this week, and it now pumping. 2 barrels per day. Tbe well it owned by D. C. Boyce & Co. Drilling will be commenced oa tSe WdU verine welt, belonging lo tberHillsdale Com pany, next Monday morning. Henry Bella my drills tbe well. We understand tbat tbe Superintendent of Ibe Hillsdale Success Co. has given up oopes oi recovering tue toon which were lost in their No. 2 well; W. W. Gates, Esq.--, hat bought to Inter est in tbe Star Oil Co. They bave one well nearly Completed and we understand bave every Indication for a good well. We with tbem success. John A. Steel & Stnoot have a good' stow of oil in their new well at Sand Hill. Tbia well, abould It prove aaucceas, opona up large amount of new territory. E. L. Couger and G. P. Sargent have told tnelr loasea and rig, known as the pro perly of the Gideon Oil Co. toC. F. Ponti- ous, who will develop tbe territory aa rapid ly as possible. The new well on. tje . Mf.Qiegory lease; Gaflney soils Lager For Pure Wines warranted a such hv tha Brotherhood of Broclon go lo GAFFNEY'S. The beat Pittsburgh Lager at GAFFNEY'3. Ir Yon. Want To Increase -Your business, Advertise in tbe PetuolkcmCkntri Rcconi A lien (a wanted to tell the beautiful Photograph 'Marn'age Certificates and Photograph Family Records. For terms, send stamp lo Cbii'EU & Bao., Publiahen, je om, ra. 5000 GHANtt RACES PETROLEUM CENTRE, PA. Saturday, August 3'djj $72. BKTWEEN ' Sorel Horse Frank . AND Sorrel fltorse Jobs' For Puree of $200 a Side. Beat two. la three eighty rods and repeat. rOOL SELLING Will commeoUe afRobson'e Hotel.' wai Ington St., at ll o'clock a. m. Saturday. Races to cbmmeoce at 1 o'clock sharp. On and a.Ter Mcrlda. July IS, 1871' . G01NU ty-lJ'llf . . AcCmi M.lf. Kxps. A p-nf ' 1 10 1 I TltmvllU, Petroleum Cen', 0.1 Ciy, FranKurr, Foster, Scrutyrraas, Kmlemon, Roxburgh, l'arkar'a, Brady's Bend, KHtannlng, West Pen n J'n, muDurgo, am' irf R-3 T 15' 8" OO ff!M 8 U 45 10 Oil to : p m 10 10 WestP.nu fn It 40 P.t'sbnreh, 0 IS V 55 1 18. 10.41 If 90 11 40 It IS 1 OA in M 4 66 , Kllfofi NORTH, Exna Arc' Exp aw aiif, 9 50 a oh 1 4 88 t 00 s m A 4. 7 S5 8 41 p m p m- .... t Hj 4 40 io it: m io S40 nij. S4.1 n"? t M. 8 00 iS 4 6 2 ao KittanntDC. Brady's Bend, Parker's, Fosliaralr, Bniieoton,'- Hcnibgraes, Poster, Franklin, Oil City, Pet. Contn, Titusvllls, July 17, WW. 1 Hi 47 3 4H 8 43. H 65 4 41 5 OH SIR 6 05 81 7 10 a m 7 Til 1 BO a mt tf-M an 10 oo 10 VB n uo la'ot pm am 7 au s 55' 10 '40 n aft M 40.' 11 AO U 50 1 11 1 31! Oil 3 10 SI 55 p m p io Mail a.n.. u w-45 3a 141 3 -W 3 4Ji M S 00 S85 S 4H 7 10 7 50 p in iViii Are p ot 6 6 0 10 pltt daya. -8llvcrPalace Slcenlnr Cnra on Nlahl KprC" trains both ways between Hlitt-hnrE1! and Corry J J. LAW HENCE, Gen'l Sup? -Tuos. M Kiso Asa't HupL