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THURSDAY, JUNE 15. 1882.
, John MehMn, of Wilcox, was in
town last week.
John Schrlner, of WIloox vita In
town on Saturday last.
Mr. J. Beck wl tb, of Wilcox,
gave us a call Inst week.
Miss Snrg, of St. Marys Is visiting
friends tit John Walmsley's.
Those folks from Clarion county
made Joe an awful lot of trouble.
Michael Luby Ws the frame up of
Ills new house on South Street.
Hon. J. L. Brown, of Wilcox,
was In tills Borough on Monday.
Rev. T. 9. Ncgley, and wife, of
Wilcox, were in town last week.
Mr?. O Grlrmell of this place re
turned home last week, from York
Daniel Irwin, a graduate of the
Ridgway school; Is now wokiug at
Barney Mullln is digging a cellar
for a now bonne, next to Maglnuls'
Mr. O. W. Nichols,, and wife of
this place ore vMting their eons at,
Port Allegheny, and Clean.
Mrs. Editor of the Advocate Is
& i n viit to friends nt Edluboro, and
Ve are a gras? widder, so to speak.
J. Ii. Murphy, contractor, of
Wilcox, and Martin Howers, of the
lame pluce were in town this week.
Ml-w Amanda Wilcox, of Wilcox,
was In Rldgway last Frldcy evening
and witnessed the school exhibition,
A. SwarU Ross eamo home from
Lock Haven Tuesday. Mrs. Ross hns
iieon in that city u tvoelr. on a visit to
Jerome Keiinlcut returned to
Ridgwsy tills week, tie hftB worked
for several moutlis nertr Bradford
, Miss Agiies Barrett the teacher of
the Intermediate Department of the
Jlidgwuy Borough Schools, will attend
nchool at Edluboro during ihe sum
Mis Cnrrio Steven, of Cameron,
Tn., vMtcd the Hole.V girls here this
week. Miss Steven ! attending the
Sisters' school at St. Marys during the
'. V. Ycsiiiey, of Wisconsin, tlie
new fo'.ciiinn ut Orttorhout's tannery,
who takes t.'. D. Oilcrhout's pluce, lifts
p-ovod Ids family Into tlie house re
cently !'.(! I :iei! by Mr. Ostorhout.
By the i ew piocess of taking pic
tures J. C. Harrling, at the Weat End
Oullery, can luku a photograph in
thiee to Nix second::, this is of greit
i ni ortuiu ciii tauiug pictures of bnblis.
The Ridgway House changtd
hands tlil:i week, Mr. Jackson retiring
. d'l'I MM. t.Htherlho Pulno becoming
too Proprictrec. Henry McCready, u
brother of Mrs. Paine has charge of tlie
Mrs. M. M. Melirten, and son J
11. Mchrten, of near Edenburg, Pa.,
chiiic here lust week on u visit to W
O. Melirten un employee of tlib Elk
Jh'tnov.iut. Mm Melirten, is the
Grandmother and Mr. Melirten the
Uncle of Mr. W. O. Melirten. They
returned to Edeuburg yesterday.
Sciun.vi'H. On Thursday, June 8th.
1SS2, to Mr. and Mrs. Dauie! Serib-
ner, ot this place, a son.
. Tlie semi-annual inspection of
Com puny H takes place In Ridgway
on Mondiiy the -tirh inst. at 0:oi) p. M.
, Those wishing first class Pholo
vumphs will do well to call on H. W.
Bridges, Ceiitorvl lie, Pu Good or no
. Wo publish tlie call fff tne chair
man of tho Democratic county com-
inittoe for a meeting of tlie committee
to elect u delegate to the State Conven
tion. The chairman of tlie Republican
"county ec'miiilUee may nee a
fiiut in this of the correct way of call
ing a committee together, viz: by pub
lic notice through the newspapers.
Marshal James Farley.
, At Alton, MeKean Co., Pa., Thurs
day. June 8, 1S82, the subject of this
Tiot ice breathed his last at the curly
ugo of 31 years, 11 months, and lOdnys.
Death ut any time isi a most unwel
come guest, anil hls work .is the Cause
of woe and heart aches. And even as
we follow the aged to their last place,
in voluntarily we regret that the. end
v of life is so soon. But- In the case of a
young man, bright with the promise
of the strength of years, in full physical
and mental vigor, as was tlie deceased,
the regret is many fold, for it seems
that some hideous night-mare has
pV'&scssed us, and that the stem reality
is nothing but ft dream. Becoming
heated after a (l.ihing trip as he hurried
to catch a train, which lie missed, he
snt down and wes seized with a chill.
On his return to his home at Alton he
was compelled togo to bed, and In three
weeks died having been out but once
from the date of his first illness, and
then to go to tlie drug store for some
medicine for a woman, who was very
low and who died in a day or so there
The remains were brought to Ridg
way on Friday, and ou Saturday
morning, after the beautiful And im
pressive services of the Episcopalian
church, at the residence of Dr. C. It.
Karlcy, father of the deceased, they
were followed by a large concourse of
people to the new cemetery, where
after appropriate services tlie last that
waa mortal of our friend of earlier yeara
was deposited in tho Eulley family
EIDGf AY. SCHOOL ENTERTAINMENT.
The feecond and last entertainment
of tlib Ridgway Borough Schools was
held In tliB Opera House last Friday
evBulcg, June 9th, 18S2, with tho fol
Receipt for ft Racket (Recitation 1,
. Henry Wlllnrd
Dr. Lonifcont (Dlnlogue),
Carroll McAfee nnd Louie Little
Testing her Scholars (Dialogue),
. Kleven Personi
Imltntlon fionsr ,- - Tlilrtv Children
Trouble In ihe Choir(ReclUitlon) Viola Nclll
Bohr "Cowi are In Ihe Coi n."
Chnrconl (Concert Recitation) Seven Uirls
What O minima Thinks, - Bertha P.arrett
Tho Months (Bucllailoti),
i . Ten Girls mid Two Boys
Hoiift "Toaiaiy, Make P.ooni for Your Aunt
. 1." Johnnie MuManus
"TougU Boarding House" (ninlonuut,
Oleiinl Johusnh uml Bonnie Little
Sons "Which llond ntn You G'wlne to
take?" Muudnnd Mlnnlo Miles
Poor Old Maids, - Twelve Little Olrls
Nelehbors, ... Clarice Ilaril well
Couldn't P.PHtt Knifllsh (Dlnlozuei, Lowis
LesBer, DmiiIbI Irwin, Ulenni Johnson,
. Maud Kluiu.
Broom Drill, - - Rlileway Broom
Battalion Seventeen Youns I.adle, Capt.
Klorence M. Ostorliout, Cominanding,
The performance as ft whole was ex
cellent. There are, however, a few
parties whom we will notice ns par
ticularly deserving oi special mention.
In the dialogue, "Testing Her
Scholars'" Miss Minnie Miles and
Miss Minnie Tcrwilliger did finely
tklug their purls in an admirable
Tim song "Cows arc in the Corn,"
by little Johnnie Gatcheil was well
rendered by the little fellow as the
audience by their generous applause
Tho charcoal concert recitation was
presented in an excellent manner und
the little misses did themselves great
Little Bertha Barrett in "What
Grandma Thiuk" was certainly one
of the hits of the evtiilug's entertain
ment. So composed and perfectly
natural was the little miss, never oiice
faltering or appearing the least con
fused, never once forgetting her lines,
and never once putting in the. wrong
gesture, her pcrformunco was unique
As Johnnie McManus appeared tie
fore tlie footlights thii little favorite
received encore on encore, Bnd at tho
conclusion of "Tom my, Maiiu Room
ibr Your Attntle," tlie audience cla
morously culled for ills reappearance,
rind would not be comforted until the
little fellow appeared and sang "The
Widow Dunn," to the delight of all
concerned. Johnnie is a decided suc
cess and no buck talk ubout it.
Miss Clarice LSardwell recited in a
highly satlffnctbry manner Neigh
bors." The young lady did herself
ftrcat credit an'! may be said to have
made undoubtedly one of the yery
best efforts of the evening, ts'lie was
perfectly at ease, had her piece well
committed, und received the applause
which her excellent Mescntution so
richly merited. Miss Clarice is en
titled to a very large tdiee of the cuke.
Otherwise the entertainment was
decidedly interesting and at times
Tho orchestra, led by Doctor Wil
lliiins was decidedly fine, and was u
pleasant feature of tlie occasion.
THE BROOM QUILL.
Captain Florenc! ?I. Ostcrhout.
Mis.-! Agnes liarrett,
" Atklic J5arlwell,
" Eiiiinu Gearv,
" Ella Kin.e,
" Annie Kline,
" Minnie Miles,
" Minnie Servico,
" M.inuie Terwilligcr.
This, tlie lust item on tlie pro
gramme was also one of the best, if
not tlm best feature of the entertain
ment. Several new evolutions were
introduce .1, c.-i forming triangle, fours
in circle, and the platoon moveuieuts.
A very neat scene was tho movement
by platoons to the sides and centre of
the stage where they charged bayonets,
and went through the movements of
load, ready, aim, Hre.
Miss Florence Osterhout, the accom
plished Captain of tho battalion, wore
in addition to the regular uniform,
an army officer's cap with heavy
plume- She curried in her hand a
heavy peacock feather duster, her
cross-belt, girdle and apron were
trimmed with gold, and on iter shoul
ders a massive pair of epaulets. In
stead of remaining stationary ut one
side of th'o Btugo, as at tho first presen
tation of tho broom drill, she marched
at the head and by the flank of lie
company as occasion required, ' which
was a great Improvement. Miss Oster
hout has perfect mastery of the com
mands and gives them in a clear, ring
leg tone of voice. The Broom Battal
ion may Indeed well be proud of their
accomplished and worthy Captain.
The dress of the battalion was as at
tlie previous performance, with tlie
addition of the dust pan, which was
painted red and lettered "R. B. B."
However, as many may not have seen
the former description we will repeat
The members wore white dresses
with jaunty dusting caps of red stlesiu
and red silesia cross-belts from right
shoulder to left side. The wide girdle
and apron also of ret silesia with the
addition of tiie dust-pan fastened at
tlie left rear side completed the uni
form. Tlie dust-pans were marked,
"R. B. B." which being translated
means Bidgway Broom Bitttallou.
The caps, cross-belts, and girdles were
pinked on (lie edges. The brooms
were trimmed with a wide band of
red silesia urouud the sweep and . with
two bows of the name materiul ou the
handle, one at four inches from the
brush or sweep and tlie other four
inches' from the end of the stick.' The
brooms were carried with thesweep up.
As the Broom Battalion moved
across tlie stugo Irl Column of fours,
and turned the corners square as old
Veterans, and Ihey moved by com
pany front at a nwecp anna down to
the front of the stage, sweeping all be
fore tliem, the iso'en'e was Indeed a
royal one and the audience lu the
heartiest applause attested to their ap
preciation of the brilliant spectacle.
And ut the ch&rge bayonets another
salvo of applause greeted the gallant
battalion. In fact from beginning to
end tho applause was hearty and pro
longed. The evolutions throughout
were executed in the most excellent
manner. Ah old soldier present who
served alt through tiie war and held
high commission, said that the exact
ness of step oil tiie march, and the
precision of the movement were
among the moat ieffeet he had ever
seen during his long service. We feel
certain that the evolutions were
finely executed, ahd we take a pardon
able pride ilk tho great success of the
Battalion. The first appearance at
the former entertainment was excel
lent. The second was twenty five per
cent, better if that were possible. Tlie
manual of arms was gone through
With in regular order and Wus well
executed, although any one who lias
ever handled a gun and then at
tempted the same manual with the
broom Will ttud tlie latter a far more
dlillcult arm to manage owing to its
The milfcie for the marching of the
Broom Bultulloit was furnished by
Mr. Frank Settolle on tlie piano, and
Muster Stoddard Bard Well on the
In this connection we are com pel led
to write of n matter which seems much
as an act of egotism, Hud for which
we must claim the indulgence of our
readers. At tlie close of the broom
drill Mr. Johnson culled the editor of
The Advocate to tho front of the
audience. The Captain of the Brobm
Battalion jmii'ecded to puss tho sen
tence of the court and said, addressing
the prisoner ut tlie bar:
Mh. I'arsons: In tlie name of tlie
Rldgway Broom -Battalion, Co. O,
First Regiment, Fiivit Brigade, I pre
sent you this token of the esteem in
which we hold you as a gentle
man and friend. Aleo aj a slight re
ttiuneration for the valuable und untir
ing services which you have so kindly
rendered us in drillhlg our company
lu such a thorough and efficient iiimii
ner. May you and yours I've long,
prosper, and be happy is the siucere
wish of ever yoi'ng ludy of tlie
"Ridgway Broom Biittalion""
The "token" is a beautiful silver
cake dish of tinitjue design and latest
pattern on the base of which is en
graved boldly in script!
"Presented to Henry A. Parsons by
fie liitliwuy Jiruom iialtuliun, Junt
The whole matter was a complete
surprise party to us fo quietly had the
?ii tire affair been managed. And still
greater was the surprise when, as we
endeavored toot leaat thank the young
ladies, the curtain, dropped and com
pletely cut us out.
The work of drilling the Battalion
vn done without expectation or de
sire for tho least recompense. And
tlit i:oble manner iii which they ac
quitted themselves was sufficient re
ward for th! little time a-id slhjrht
trouble taken to instruct thisbrightand
beautiful Broom Battalion. Thus we
feci twice paid and must ever after
owe them a debt of the kindest regard.
TlieCuptuIn und the young ladies of
the Ridgv,-ay Broom Battalion will
please accept my sinceru thanks for
the beautiful "token" the valuable ami
handsome gift. This will I hold in
tlie choice?', remembrance, not for the
value or tlie beauty of the "token,"
though it possesses both, but for the
spirit that prompted its giving and the
pleasant memories that will ever clus
ter around this "token" as I backwurd
glare over the piigd' of time, and
fancy again in beautiful urruy the
seventeen charming young ladies who
composed the Rldgway Broom Battal
ion. And in lle Uiys to come when
the mists of years shall have gathered
around your brow and mine may the
pathivay of your Journey udown the
hilly steeps of time bet'trewed witli the
flowers of peace, prosperity and hap
piness. May your story be told us you
wish it to bo is my sincere wish.
Cohen Bros. & Brownsteiue of the
Xew York Store beg to announce to
the Public that owing to tlie coolness
of the season we will close out Light
colored Dress Goods, Shawls, Fringes,
Cord atrd Tussle Gloves, Parasol, Fans,
cotton Hose am! every thing in light
weight Goods. Remember tho above
will be sold at astonishing low price
calf and examine our goods and get
prices before purchasing elsewhere,
remember the pla?e Prst Office Block
UulTEJT CltC-3. & BllOWNSTEIXB,
To the sick Feruna is the greatest
300 lbs choice roasted coffee, frtsh
and sweet at Morgester's.
A large stock of choice Laundry
Soap at Morgester's.
Noodle, Ho'iiiuy, and Wheateir
grits ut Molester's.
A festival was held at Wilcox in
the store of Mr. A. T. Ahlrich on
Saturday evening lust .the proceeds for
the benefit of the Presbyterian parson
age. J. C Harrlfngr, of the West End
Gallery hus taken recently a number
of Stereoscopic views from different
points , ubout town. Call and see
A strawberry and ice cream festi
val will be held ut the residence of D.
C. Oyster next Saturday evening.
The proceeds for the benefit of the
Congregational church. All are cor
Cows, Cow Cows.
The crass In the streetsof our beauti
ful little Borough is ' present at the
height of the season, and it needs the
attention of the man with the scythe.
Another thing we notice Is that the
sidewalks are in a passable condition,
In fuct are clean and neat and whole.
To have the";n clean Is a delightful
tiling but to have them In a whole
condition Is of far more Importance,
i3 a break in the sidewalk may en
danger the limb or life of gome unlucky
pedestlu'ii. If the cows were allowed
to run the grass would not bo, bo high,
neither would the sidewalks be in sucli
good condition. The fact is that a
weak board In the sidewalk that will
safely curry a person for months will
succumb to the first tread of tlie
wandering bovine. And that the
damages to tlie sidewalks by cattle
runiiiu tt largo is much greater than
from all other causes Is a fuct that
will bear no 'contradiction. For a
cow is a knowing creature and will
never walk in the road if a convenient
piece of sidewnlk can be found. Be
sides tlie wear and tear on the side
wnlks there ure other apparent reasons
that argue against the running at
large of the four-footed f: lends of us
all. Another thing, cattle like other
property should be titketl care of by
their owners and a person has as mucli
right to Dtiild his house in the street
as to hav liis eattle, horoCs, bogs,
etc., running ut large. As we said in
our last week's articlo there are too
sides to the question, md tho people
who have no cattle, or ire in favor of
tho Borough ordinance as it now
stands, Which provides for the taking
up of cuttle, etc., rucniug at large,
not only have as good right to their
opinion as have the people on the
other side of the house to theirs und
besides the law as explained by the
cou its for y care is all aral list tho idea'
of cuttle running, iiesides that lit
this Issue it Is not the cwners of cows
against those who do not own any,
for many cattle ownem have signed
tlie petition in favor of the ordinance
us it now stands, while many who do
not own cows have signed for its repeal.
In the countes of Erie and Crawford,
and bthei- counties 1n this State there
are special laws prohibiting the run
ning of cattle. Ami in Jhose counties
the wheat, corn, potatoes, and other
crops are entirely unprotected. Each
man fences against his wn stock and
that is tiie end of the tilde. In this
Borough were one-foirth of tlie
people to own cows and turn them in
tlie streets it would becone such a nuis
ance that tlie very strets would cry
out against tho veil, sid of course
one man would have as good ft right
to have his cow in thestieet asauother,
und whiie the presence if a ftw cows
on our streets would bo 10 ornament
the presence of droves (f the beasts
would bo a nuisance of tie first water.
All of the citizens or the place should
join hands In beautfying, Improving,
and advancing the best nterest of the
place. Then the greatest good to tlie
greatest number shouldpc taken into
consideration. There isno real hard
ship existing througii tl? enforcing of
tho law, while a repeal .vould almost
work a public calamity.
In this connection wepublish some
extracts from decisions, etc., in regard
to rights of people iu the highwav.
Yea tea, 16?.
Tlie question was, wiether tho de
fendant hud a right to laid and receive
freight on another freehold, on tlie
banks of navigable riwr, without his
By the Court- In tins case of an
highway, the publ'c is intitled to the
riyl.t vf pahtctfjc, but tie tiflu to tlie
soil, stones, wood or hemage, growing
thereon, remains in thoowner of the
soil; the use of ihe groind is dedicate 1
to tho public tor partculur purpose
only. The bed of the f er, in Eng
land l.clor.tJs o tho Cfcwu, und here
to the State, usquo ml jilaiix aquae.
J Unco the light, to wharves in Phila
delphia and other ports, and no person
can use them without first making
compensation to their respective pro
prietors. Ti Abbots N. Y. Digest page 288, we
One can not legally ?nrry on any
part of his business iii the public street,
to the annoyance of the putdic. The
primary use of a street is to afford a
free passage to the public, and any
thing which Impede that free passage,
with'qu't necessity is a nuisance; and if
tlie nature of the defendant's business,
and the condition of his premises ure
such us to requiie a congregation of
wagons in, and an obstruction of the
adjoining streets, lio must enlarge his
premises or remove to some more con
People r. Cunningham 1 Den.,
In Kent's commentaries, Vol. III.
we fi.id as follows:
Every thoroughfare which Is used
by the pub.ic, and is in the language
of the English books, .''common to all
tlie King's subjects," is a highway,
whither it be a carriuge-wiiy, a horse
way, a foot-way or navigable river.
It is, Buys Lord Holt, the feuiu of all
public wa;s. Tlie law with respect to
publi6 highway, and to fresh-water
rivers in tie same, and tlie analogy
perfect, us concerns the right of soil.
The presumption is, that tlie owners
on eachsidtgo to the middle of the
road, and they have the exclusive
right to the soil, subject to a right of
pussuge in tlie public. Being owners
of thesoil,tliey bavea right to all ordin
ary remedies for the freehold. They
may inuintaiii ua action of ejectment
for encroachments upon the road, or
an ussize If dlteelsed of ir, or trespass
against any peiton who digs up the
soil of it, or cut down trees growing
on the side of th) road, and left there
for shade or ornmient. The freehold
and profits belonging to the owners of
tho adjoining laud.
In Bouvler'a Law Dictoiiary, page
607 we find :
A highway Is simply o.n casementor
servitude, carrying with it as Its inci
dents, the right to use tho soil for tlie
purpose of repair and Improvement,
and, In cities, for the more, general
purposes of sewerage, Ihe distribution
of light and water, and tho further
anceof public morality, health, trade,
and convenience. The owner of the
laud retains the fee and all rights of
property not incomputable with tlie
public enjoyment, such as the right to
the herbage, the trees and fruit grow
ing thereon, or minerals below, and
may work a mine, sink a drain or cel
lar, or carry water In pipes beneath It.
And trin : on page G08. Any act or
obstruction which unecessarily lncofti
mandes or Impedes the lawful use of a
highway by the public, is a common
In Purdons Digest we find page 1213
The riglit ofeoil in ft highway con
tinues In the owner of the land; the
public have merely the right of pass
age. Wliile tlie public have tho riglit to
pass and repassalong the public streets,
no person lias tho right to remain on
tlie foot pavement iu front of h dwelling-house,
after being requested to
leave by tho owner.
In t Barr, 337, the Supreme Court
No principle is moro familiar or bet
ter settled, than that tho right to the
soil of a highway resides in the pro
prietor of the land over which it has
been laid ; and that the citizen lias un
more than a license to pass along It
with carriages and cattle; an abuse of
which, like tlie obuse of any Other
license given, not by the party, but by
the law, makes him a trespasser,
against tho proprietor, from tlie be
ginning. It is unnecessary to go to
English decisions, or those in our
neighboring states for an application
of the principle to the misuse of a
highway, for we have ourselves ap
plied it t'.i tho landing of passengers
on the shores of a rivcr.'Jtself a high
way, ut the junction of a public road,
und making tlie spot a temporary
harbour for the craft of n ferry. If a
wagoner were at liberty to deposit or
dure on it, or, any thing else as of
fensive to a family dwelling at the
wayside; or he might make the spot a
resting-place bcfoM their door for days
or for months. The state has dedic
ated her highways to no such uses,
and the citizen has a right to enjoy
them only according to tlie intent.
But multiplying decisions of tlie
court will not change the principle in
all the cases that tlie public have but
tlie riff it of pannage in" the highway.
And no 'town Council or even tho
Legislature itself can give the public
more than that right without un In
fringement of tho rights of individuals.
It dots not follow that because one
man is possessed of a cow and another
man owns grass that the man with tlie
grass Is any more compelled to sur
render it io the man witli tlie cow,
than has the other to give up his cow
to the man witli the grass. The advo
cates of the cows running at large
seems to argue that as you have grass
and no cow you must necessarily give
It to hie for my cow as 1 have no grans.
Then as the grrss to tho middle of the
road belongs to you my cow lias ho
riglit to eat it uny more than she
would to go into your fteld for the
200 Remnants Laces, all styles call
and see them at Morgesicr's.
To the weak Perun.igivesstrength.
Golden Crown Baking Powdtr
at Morgester's give it a trial. .
To the hesitating Peruna gives
What gives a healthy appetite, an
increased digestion, strength to the
muscles, and tone to the nerves?
Brown's Iron Bitters.
A beautiful lot of flowers for house
or bedding purposes on hand und for
sale at tho Advocate oflfce.
Mrs. Jacob Butterfuss, over Butter
fuss' hurneKs ahep, .Main street, lias
constantly on hand the latest style of
human iiuir goods, also switches, nets,
and pins, &c. Call ui..i seo them.
lYalnut Leaf Hair Restorer.
It is entirely different from all
ot hers. It is us clear us water, und, as
its itanto indicates, is a perfect Vege
table Hair Restorer. ' It will immedi
ately free the head from dandruff, re
store gray hair to its natural color,
and produce a new growth where it
bus fallen off. It does not in any
manner affect tlie health, which Sul
phur, Sugar er Lead, and Nitrate of
Silver preparations have done. It
will change light or faded hair in a
few days to a beautiful glossy brown.
Ask your druggist for it. Each botile
is warranted. SMITH, KLINE &
CO., Wholesale Agents. Philadelphia,
andC. X. CRITTENTON'.New York.
u 17 1 y.
Attention Democratic Committeemen!
Tlie several members of the Demo
craticCounty Committeeof Elk county,
are requested to meet on Tuenday, the
20th of thin month, (June) in Rldgway
ut the Court house at 3 o'clock, v. si.
A full attendance- is desirable as tlie
meeting will be held for the purpose
of choosing delegates to the Democratic
State Convention, to lie held at Han is
burg, ou Wednesday the 2Sth Inst.,
und transacting such other busineM as
tlie occasion iay demaud. By order
GEO. It. DIXON, CHAIRMAN.
Ih'in. County Committee.
Ridgway, Pu., Juue 5, 1882.
CUT THIS OUT!
Sktks 31512 340.
WehavastoreslnIS leading Cities,
from which our mmu oh tain their uppliM luk-Ur-pur
m-lor it-a and l'riiirhtal Ollli e ure at
Krle, Pa. .-feud tor our New Calulueue wut
term to atfeuu
M. N. LOVELL6!!8
Cameron and B.k.
THE POLITICAL SENTIMENT INJTJfTE
NORTH WESTERN SECTION OFTHE
STATE. : -.'...
(Phlladolphla truss June 3.)
Emporium, . June 12. Cameron
County is a . rather small one in
population, anil neither party can
boast of big majorities in uny recent
campaign. There is a very stnwig
independent sentiment, however, this
year, which may upset nil calcula
tions and reverse former figures. J.
XV. Cochran, a wealthy lumberman,
who employes a large number of
htinds, ha,v bceii die-posed to kick
against bossism for several years, and
it is quite likely he will efl'cotn little
revolution before the election. Mr.
Cochran was the choice of the county
and the people of the district for
delegate to Chicago, in 1880 but the
February Convention interfered
with his going. lie has never got
over this, and as he ha3 the power to
resent the notions of the bosses, he
will do it this fall, unless all signs
fail. Mr'. . Cochran's influence is
conceded by ev ery one, tntd tlie
probably result is not belittled by
any one. lie will cany many Re
publicans with him in this borough
and throughout the whole county.
Some people think that the Repub
lican vote will bo divided about
equally,' but this is probably a large
overestimate. The Independents be
long to two classes of workmen
those engaged in the lumber trade
and those in the railroad shops.
The Greenback ticket will get a
larger vote in this county in porpor
tion to the total than in many others.
In Elk County there is consider
able independent feeling. This is a
stetkly-going Democratic county of as
comparatively small population.
Nearly two-thirds of the votes be
long to the Democratic party. The
Stalwarts are led by. James It.
Hagerty, of ltidgway, who is decid
edly strong for the ticket, and is
making a o-ood (i'jrht for it. What
the strength of the Iudepndents will
be is uncertain, but the Advocate,
tho regular Republican organ, is I
strongly anti-Cameron, and .will take
down the Reaver ticket and openly
support Mr. Stewart,, if the Conven
tion of JitiK! 21 is hold. Mr. Hag
erty docs not think the Independent
vote will be important. lie says
the only people in it are those who
have been dissatisfied in the past.
It is probable, however, that an ac
tive campaign will bring some new
men to tlie movement who will con
trol many votes. , .
Iii all this seetiou of (he State from
AVilliamsport to Erie there is a quiet
feeling in favor of John G. Hall, of
Elk County, for Governor. lie is
regarded as a very strong man and
is a leading lawyer of the North
western section. He has occupied
several places of .distinction. As a
member of the Constitutional Con
vention, lie first exhibited strong
qualities of mind. lie has rep
resented this district in the Senate
for some years and is the recognized
Democratic leader of that body, and
twice received the votes of his party
for President. Mr. Hall is wealthy,
as are his own and his wife's relations.
He is a man of sound sense, strong
convictions, and entirely independ
ent of any entangling associations
with any clique or faction of the
Democratic party: K. M. u.
Thousands of graves are annually
robl ied oft heir victims, lives prolonged
happiness and health restored by the
use of the great
GERHAH IN VIGOR ATOR
which positively and prcmanently fc'trcs
Iiiipoli-in-y (caused by escpftscs . I' any
kind!, Si'iii'iinl weakness, mid all dis-c;i-e.-;
thai follows as a sequence of
Self-Abuse, as loss of em?rgy, loss of
memory, universal lasitmic, pain iu
the back, dimness of vision, premature
old age', and many other diseases that
lead to insanity or comuimptioii add a
.Send for circulars with testimonials
free by Yi-nii. Tim IN V1UOUATOK
is sold at $1 per box, or six boxes for
$." by all druggists, or will be sent for
, by me'l, securely sealed, on receipt of
price by addressing
F. J. CHENEY. Druggist.
1S7 Summit St., TOLEDO, OHIO.
Sole Agent for the United States.
The most wounderful curative rem
edies of the present day, ure those that
come from Germany, orut least origi
nate there. The most recent prepara
tion placed upon the market in this
country, is the OH EAT GEHMAN
INVIGOHATOH, which has never
been known to fall In curing a single
case of I in potency, spermatorrhoea,
weakness and all diseases resuting
from selt'-ubuse, as nerveous debility,
na bility, mental anxiety, languor,
assitude, depress ion of snirits and
uuctional deraiigeinrentRof the nervous
ysiem. for sale by drugg ist, or sent
ree by nmil on receipt of tlie paicu
1.00 Sob' Vgent for tho United States
end for circular. For -sate by Chus.
McV'ean, St. Marys. Pa.
I THE HULL VAPOR COOK STOVE,
I TUB Stl nrci A tin ntn w r n r D
Is the only de
vice oi lift Kind
Unit hai stood
and earned uni
f;" Fruit Canuiug.i
- . . Inn- Lv
the ordinarr cook move, and wltli.mt tin iiini-
fttnthle hnt, soot, nhpK, etc.
FOR SUMMER USE THEY ARE INDISPENSABLE.
Itl'lilllile Alfl'lltM wunU'il lu unix'f-iiiti..H
HULL VAPOR STOVE CCt
Seneca Btreol, cor. CIiiuuilaln, Clt-vc-Buid, lililo.
"Bella of Rldgway." a cigar that
will please ihe most fastidious, to be
found only ut Cralb'u Dru Store.
t 7 J
Jjr iir'v 3i fi i
GEO. A. RATHBUN
ilain street, Uldgway, Elk Co., Pa,
- Particular attention Riven to the
examination of titles, ttlso to patciHs
and patent cases.
HALL & NT CAM LEY
Oftlce In new brick building, Jtalirt
street, Rldgway, Elk Co., Pa. v2t
J. S. BARDWELL,
PHYSICIAN AND SURQEOH.
Over twentv-rive years practice.
Office on Main Street, Ridgway, Pa.,
opposite-the .Udgert -House. Office
hours from 1 to and 7 to 8, P. 51.
H'. L. WILLIAMS.. , .
Late of Strattanville), Physician and
Surgeon, Ridgwav, Pa. Office in
Hall's Hrick Building (up stairs)
Refercncps J. D. Sniitbv.H. Ii.
Young, R. Rulofson, Strattanville;
Major John Kitley, V. YV. Green,
land, Claricn. Office hours 1 to 2
P. M. and 7 to 8 P. M.
D. G. MESSENGER.
DRUGGIST & PARMACEUTIST,
N. V. corner of tln ahd Mill streets.
Ridgway, Fa., full assortment of care
fully selected Foreign and Domestic
Drugs. Prescriptions carefully dis
pensed at nil hours, day or night,
W. II. SCHRAM, Proprietor,
Ridgway, Elk county, Pa.
Thankful for the patronage hereto
fore so liberally bestowed upon himj
tlie new proprietor hopes, by paying
strict attention to tho comfort and con
venienceof guests, to merit a continu
unce of the same. oct30'ti9
EW LIVERY STABLE
GOOD STOCK, GOOIVCARRIAGES
and Buggies to let upon tho most
reusouaoie terms. ,
C3Hc will also do job teaming.
Sitnliln rm Vllr ulrfi-r All oriloruli.fi.
at tlie Post Office wi'l recive prompt
PLANTS and; SEEDS
Our ILLUSTRATED CATALOGUE
and BOOK OF FLOWERS send
free to any address.
Florist and Seedsman, .
Henry A. Parsons, Jr., Local agent
Nc. 42 Main St.
AFULL LINE BUILD
HARD WAP E,
GOODS At PO'ULAR
W S Service, Ag't.
J. D. WOODRUFF, M. D.
PHYSICIAN AHD SURQEOH.
Office Hocks. From 0 to 12 a. m.,2 to S
and 7 to 0 p. m. Itesldeneo Office at resi
dence, opposite Elk Ccunty Bank, Main
CALLS DAY OR XK4HT PROMPTLY
A fair share of the pccplc'3 patronage no
lictUU. Orders for flowers, seeds, etc.,
from Harry Chaapel's greenhouse,
WiJIianittport, will receive prompt at
tention if left at Tiik Advocate
Perforated card board, gold and
silver, plain and flowered, ut The
Mpurning paper and envelopes at
Tiiu Advocate oilice.
Peru mi and Manalih are. tho two
kings of tlie Materia Mcdicu,
BOROUGH ORDINANCE XO. 15.
PROHIBITING THE INDISCRI,'
M IN ATE USE OF FIRE-ARMS
1 N TII E BOROUO II OF RI DO WAY.
Be it ordained and enacted by thn
Town Council of the Borough of'Ridg
way. und it is hereby ordained and en
ucted by the authority of the nuine
1. That if any person or persons shall
tire oiYor discharge any gun. pistol, re
volver, or other fire-arms, within the
limits of said Borough, without reason
aide and just cause thereof, or unlT:
shoot ut muik or target within said
Borough, every such person shall for
feit und pay for tlie use of said Borough,
a fine of two dollars for each and every
This ordinance shall not apply to
poisons owning or occupying hhoiitlng
galleries, properly enclosed und estab
lished, in said Borough.
This ordinance shall take effect on
ond after Juno fcOth. A I. 18S2
Attest W. C. Healky, Secretary.
Approved this tilth duy of June, A.
J. POWELL, Chief Burgess.
"Seu.-ddu Library" 1X c pies las'.
Issued No, juit received i ("rah
Drug and Book fcioro.