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i lC oOniCrSCt llCnilU. Kror lonjT. , l.trthi-omin;,' TetWiep.' Innitnte to be held " i during; the iioli'iav week the most pronri- l ' --":z:- 7 s- lT- Tre,,t' Ew?1 'ivi" his tTiva,h I ent are the lectures to be delivered bj the I GEO. Ilt-CILL. Eaitor ,t the rrotl.n.tary' ottoe Monday. j. I)r. A. A. WHHto, of Philadelphia, f '""TiIZP r.,1. J.M. Kei.l.of Dunbar, and Mr. Ferg , WelnesA'r vening, December 27th, and t rs.3ni .iT C, Parker. u Jil.iiHnwn. M'iit wveml aavu : " " - - . . ... . & V .lMcemucr 13, l" - at Me. A. E. Vm."a. Ll)re IK' K at Holderbaum'a. . 11.. itiful line of garnet c.om aim - c!,rth. " ""- 1. of . v,.t f;i to try "DiaiiMiiid Dye;" a , ljlie ill ,K-k "d f.r'e hyC.X. U-.yd. .U-KMETACK." a lasting ana iwram 1..;.-. 'i mid TiO cent. ,ri,t..g-'lu"'w, . - . J. 15. SKVIiKB A. Co s. ri., 11.-4 " of ba,s 8!VeS' ",C- ' '..,v,-,la! lloldorbauin. t 'lolls in town at Mrs. A. E. Viil'k. Ti.o.1"-!' ht.vt aii'l best lU-d stock of ' 1..,. .-v.-r had. can now be seen ;uriiothingr.- J.M. HOLPEKBAIM A SO8. We are Xm 1"" J-B.Vt'EB t I'o.'B. . . m . s;i,;i.,l, E r lame i;.xk.Siie or - Trii-e ceiua. ip 111 llas,.r. rru-e 1 ....on-nHts a sis:-ialty at Cl,,t'nin an l Hoi PEKHM'M S. ware ever in Soni- ri,,.t line 01 .M.ij'.- rst-t. tVllai.dM-etliemat J. ll.Sxvnta .,....!, mliell Sllilob'S HY WILL . ,rt ... .....nrtliute relief. Price 10 it cl and Sl of silk handkerchiefs ever 71. tine.1 b.' n town ai J. It. Snyikk Co-'a. .rtnieirt U ladies' dre. pKls ;, as' lu'li' cl.KU. ladies cats. . Til htiia "" 1 widerwcar, h-we, U-.. eU. at Jioi lr'.uiuiu''. .1 11 , l..,o lt & S 1" 4 !iea wldU wool ueu "1"'" v ' , ,ulv a few pair left Fifty ' ' . ... & 1 1 ul u .,vv saline' sniu tor men ai i.v. West, at Hellley'a. Xl eheiMfst line f silk lmen band- -rl.!. in '"" . ,- Mus. A. K. I ! ;,m,.nl S CiTAURH UEMEDV-A a cure lor Catarrh, Diphtheria and t-ank- T MoUtll. The best donvestic pinithanis at 10 cent en ut i rid cashmeres at ceuis. ai n lder- iiatini Til E KEY. 'E . H. Thaver. of llonrl-ni. .t sax : -BotU mvself and wife owe "r .v,-s'tSHII.ll'sJNl'MIT1,,N Cl III.. u-.vri-ii Mai.le Sdjar. J'.aeon. Wheat, ('...I-. Potat.a-sand Ileans for cwh or in ex change for merchandise of our line 01 ir."e. The lar-st assorim-nt .if drs F'xxls and . " , a ,u uu-. iust re- triuiminus, ii:ii. . eel veil at llnLPr.Kim' s. A -frespomb nt writing fnmi the nouth K.fthe intv i-ays : - -Koiigu n iv..e....., tisu,' kn.sta the eternal futbnng ot that terrible disease Tiik bansoines! line of Cl.ristmas presents 3 rw r had, and at U. lowesi pne-, Mb. A. E. I'hl's. A N AAE IN JECTOR free WAb each bottle of ShilohV tVarrh Remedy. PiiocjOcta. SIlllA'H S CEP.E WILL immediately re lieve Croup, Whipping cough and Bronchi tis. For lap robe-. b'Tse blankets, whip, eto.. . , Holderbauni s. 1-Tm across the Mississippi, car bl (170 uan-elslioioe hand picked fall and winter npj.h-s.t'. arrive this week. Now is the time to tmv them. Send in your orders. Cook & Bkerit. IHE YOl MADE miaerable by Indigestion. '!tipuion. DiM-'nei. lss ot Aiitite YelV.w Skin ? Shiloh's Vitahacr b a jxr-i viveeure. Tl laru.-st sUKk of childrons s. i.h. !,.. la-lie's shoes, men and boy s boots and shoe in tut n will be found at HoLIiEBBAril'H.V i:,.Kl,rt s IWt Plonr. manufactuml un- ,VT the "new gradual reduouoii pna-rw.'" i.t Simon Oebhart A i""". Try barrel. i'ri $1 50 less than Vienna. Okie BErmi. smi.t.UtJ V1TAI.IZER is what you need f .r Coustipation. I f AiHtite. and all sjiHimw of Iyspsia. Price 10 and 75 cents per tsittle. Morrison Pro 's Cotgb Synip, Eini iTHit. Horse and Cattle Powder have, by ih.-ir j.-i.klness, gained a large aie. Th sii aiwl price suits me. Also try hum strail't Vurin Syrup Mw MARHtT. Maiu Street. We have Vift ahWd a large Rfriperatir to our Meat TUrkH in which all nieaJs can be kept coo1 tinrtclan. Mutton. Pef, Pork, Ac, kept sniimiu,iy on band. 0en datiy. rarticf iiyi:ig nnsit can have it ket in the Kefrig erator untU wanted. Weliave. aiso. jeo.non new brick for sale, which we will sell by the hundred or thons .tid at a low price. fa Davis Co. TTaLSCT I.FAF HI ItwTOBf. J' n "" irely dii'rreui from all other. It is as clmr as waler. and. as its name indicates, is a pt-rt.x-tly Vegetable Hair Restorer. It will hmiK-diateiy ftv the bead from all dandruff, .re-tnn- gin; l,a,r to it natural color, and ymslnee a new gtt-wth where it has fallen skT. h (j.,,-. nut in any manner alfotl the iii-airli. which sutplmr;, sugar of lead and sii'-itv oftilvcr premratim have done. It wll chance light or failed hair In a few lain to 1 beautiful flossy brown. Ask your dniir.-S- ftr it. Eaih bottle is warrant"!. '"11111. Kline A Ci, aholcNileaseiit. Phil '!ejihia. and Hall Uncke!, New York, j b.k o vmir interest and buv where yon can to the Us! advantage, wid ,ret pute tli g,ds. In order to insure thi-etwo n tUiiie ( would advise our readers to buy le ir d Jgs. inediciiies. etc., at Campbell's Main atreet. Call on him when in Johns i. and v. will be convinced that what Par.-nt. and tho alio expei-t to buy fi'V"",! b will save uiiey by Inning r N.H-ivd. He has all the books used in rlt.rwii and county. andt riia 1oer timnrvn hef,, A full line of school su- ,M' l ils. lead -ncils. Ublefs.etc. ld U.i. m j.ja,, fT nrw. cia! disc..Uiit tl. 5,Wa. Oolers by niai' will receive i-m,pt att.aittoi. j!e sure and bay at Eoyd". i would ivsiwcfui. inform rrt.da of Soniej,.t coumy that I bave ojaned a new trug store at V.2 Vain Street. J.dii.stown. Pa , mhere I Would be pleased to see them My t.N k consi,,, f purp prup,, Cliembl. Patent Medicines, Dye Stuffs. PertutiM-r? "" r"l1'si"Hlsi;eiierally. At this wdhUi I uld call attention to tbe iusectrades. jPuni i'.ri,, (ina. Puw Powdered bi Hellebore, IVrsuu jisei-t Powder. "-. i f i,yttn in the 1 "tz hoe en ,uid see inc or riw for . XU jujMi.-i, chea-fully answertsl. 'AS. (jBIF.rilH ?K Main Street. Tl pit"" iu town to buy nice hat t-S-at J. B fiiw AOo.'s. r. 'icbol luu ta.iue with Cbrisimas preet.u U. luake every Uly happy, at Maa. X. E. I hl b. - ii I After December 2lt tliedavs will brint.)' Of the manr inten-stine features of th ! Meyessdaxc Itejw. jCosrLCEscB Bbiefk. j Mr. E.1 June.!, one of Somerset's Nimrubt, most celebrated lecturers 011 the American last Saturday nioriiinMhot a Mven-ronil ; mam, and need no word of commeiidatiou IjU' k that weighed one hurvlnil ana forty ' from us to insure iheiu crowded houses IHiunds. We understand thut be bagued the ' We take the following brief press extract gentleman at a pla.f about seven miles from I from the many before us: town, called Ha rock. . ''Col. J. P. Sanford. who it well known as . . . z, . ',.,a irreat traveler, delivered the clueiuit lecture A majority of the engineer in the emp o X - , ', , . . r 1 J i t, t, 11 , 1 1. 1 the Meiiibe; courae last night, m Asso of the bouth I'enn liailroail who have tieen , ,7, , ,. ,. . ... ,.,' ciat ion Hall. The nuhject wa "Old Time working in this county for the past year, J . , ' , .... . ;... 1. 1 . 1J and New. ' In an tuteresting wav the Colo were transfern4 to the divi-siou whose head I , 1 ., quarter, are at Ml Pleasant, Saturday. H ,a lm,ost round, tbe There b now but one ,rr in the field in Korld, denbn.g graphically the sight to this county. S The annual Teachers' Institute for Cam. bria county will be held in the court house at Eliensouri;, from December ISth to the 2-'d, inclusive. County Suiierin'eiident Si raver announces that he has se-ured tue aervicea of some of the ablisst instructors and hi'turers now before the public. We refer our readers to the notice of Chase llrolhere, nurserymen, of Rochester, its, of Philadelphia. The hall was crowd X. YM in our advertising columns. J eJi uuJ the lecturer Deemed tocatcb inspira- They wish to engage a number of agents ti,n from his audience, and for nearly two to canvass for the sale of nursery stock, and j hours that audience listened, never think- (roni their weil known reputation for reli-. ability and fair dealing, we ran a.ifely ad vise any of our readers w ho wish remuner ative employ uient to cornrpond with the,,, New Firm. On Monday morning Mr John O. j.i.iiiier purchasinl a one-half inter est from Mr. Josiali Keller in his grocery and feed store. Mr. Keller has been doing a thriving bu-iness for a number of years past, and of late it has been more than he could well attend to himself. Mr. Sanner is a wide awake business man, with lureexie rieiite, and will be right at home behind the counter. We wish the new tirm abundant success. One of the most pleasant social events of the season was the reception given Friday evening at the residence of Mr. Edmund Kienian to Mr. and Mrs. S. V. Trent upon their return from an extended bridal tour. The youth ami beauty of the town were there in large numbers, together with par lies from Johnstown and other neighboring place. The evening was siiciit in thr moot enjoyable manner by all those presen;. Raba Avis Mr. George H. Taynian, of ;!ie Somerset House, U the proud owner ot a rare bird in the shajieof a white owl, said to be one of the largest ever seen in this coun- trv. It was Lol Iv Mr. Juiintliaa Miller of Somerset north and fca presented by him to Mr. Tayiuan, who sent il to p'jKjburgh and had it stutl'ed and handsomely Mounted. The taxidermist ut Pittsburgh pronounced it to be the finest specimen that he had ever seen, tff. Tayni.in takes great pleasure in showing it w ybo fill. Ijst Saturday uiUrtauon Commissi) tier Adam S. ShallV r went to Jlt-riiu jritU bis nrothcr-iii-law and Jellow Coininissiotau,-, Herman W. llrubaker, to spend Sunday. They bl (wareely arrivd at Mr. llruba ker' s homo when Mr. Shall", r was taken se riously ill. His wit'n was s. nt for at once, and for some time his coudilioii was consid ered very critical. While not entirely out of danger he is at present much better, and his ultimate recovery is confidently looked for. Mr. J. K. Coftfoth opened out Ids whole sale and reuil tobaccv E'ore in bis room on the northeast corner of the liamnd. Mon day moraine. He has two large roouji on the third fl.sr fitted up lor a manufactory, large enough to accommodate City workmen and will commence the manufacture of ci gars in a few days. Hi t ore room it iieat, comfortable and convenient, and his cM and shelves are ftlled with tobaceod, cigars, cigarettes, piies, etc., of every quality and variety. We hope that your sales may be immense, and your profit projiortionately lafte, "Jacky." . - Tlie foii.twiji?. relative to the South Penn Railroad, i lakei. from the Uncago JnltK uoean : Philadelphia, Ta . Iec 5 A friyate dis patch received Inim New York this ecing savsthat the Gowen-Vanderliilt conference hld in that city yesterday resulted in the conclusion of an" important traihe agreement iM-taeen Xm ljike Shore, Lake Ene .nd Weslern, and tli rfogtbeni Pennsylvania anil Reading Coiiipanius, which was signed and delivered. Bonds were hi unit fcub s ribed for building a new line from Harris hurg to Pittsburgh and Wheeling, which will lie forty miles shorterthan thePennyl vania Road to Pittsburgh. The new Mad will havedouhle steel track rails, and will itive Vanderbilt a new direct route to Chi cago. Negotiation is in progress for a lease of the Jersey Central Road as a part of the (iowen Vanderbilt new trunk I me. , . y The New York Triulae. Excellent books are ofle red by The New YofcK Trib itse as pn uiiums to subscrilxrs. Hut the pajt r ig'sd enough to take without a pre mium. The object, as we understand it, of oil", ring these books, is to put standard works of great wjcril within the reach of reader of moderate means who are attached to their paper and expv4 to taj it firsev eral years. The Tbibi Nt is doing a useful work in this respect, though tlirervi.edoti not compare in value with that rendered by producing a strongand pure paper, complete in.(aii'Wi, entertHining in its miscellany, and so c!.au that it can safely be put into any home, however CasJi.-viis. firH-rusal bv every ineinlaT tit ie lau,ily. The following order, which went into ef fect Sunday, was handed to us Monday morning: C n and after Sunday, December 10th, and during the continuance of the present sched ule, '1 rains yj audi'-!, on the .Somerset and Cumbria lirancli, will lie discontinued ou Sundays, and will run Uailv (Sundays ex celet tbeieafler. 1'hos. M. Kl, Oeu'l ,Siit. Ifthe aloe notice had lieeu made public for at least a few days before it weut into elfect, it would have saved much trouble and aniioynnce. Sunday morning was cold, wet and disagreeable, a"J l'ie half dozen or more pern his. sevc.V4 of whom were ladies, who weut to tue station c jAJs'tiug to take the early morning train, were in auj-tbing hut a good humor when, after tramping around in the cold for about thirty minutes thf were informed by a passer-by that there would be no train that morning. The following notice of the marriage o Mr. Jacob Cunningham, in bis early days an appn ntu-e in the lirBALHomce, aim a brolti- cr to Messrs. Elias and llermaii Cunning- ham, of this place, is takeii from the Wood land, (CaJ.) Jietuocrat, of Noeml)er 24, : We bad the vleasure of witnessing the wedding vnvioouy of Miss Nellie Murphy, eldest daughter of J. Jl. liurpliy, Esq., to Mr. Jacob Cumiiiigham, aluh Cock plae at the n-sidence of the bride s parunb in (hi; place Sunday evening. Tlie rites were read 111 a very acceptable manner by Rev. T. Elli ott, of Yolo. The reception and supper ns.nis were fragrant and neat with choice Jowts and appropriate decorations. Con gratulations loiioed the ceremoiiy, after a Uu h a bounteous repast was partaken of ny a itumber f iuviu.il guests. The pres ents wre numerous and liandaoine. A pleasant lealiue of the evening and one never to be forgotten by ilia hajipy couple, was an iuviuiUou to visit Eaitlilul Lode I. U. O. T , w loch was holding its regular sea si, ,u in Odd Fellows' Hall near by, and re ceive ita congratulations. The bride and gioolii have been active members ever since in organisation 01 the lodge. The invita ilon a as AtUL''led and a very pleasant hour a pa-U 111 recei) inj; the best and hearti est a i-' Lies ot Uuur uiany fneiiiLs. May a iile ot unalloyed bappnuac be Uieirs, for mere is a 'liuss ieyond all that the minstrel baatoid, Wticre two. that are linked in one heavenly tie, Willi hearts ever true and brow never cold, Love 011 through ait 1 Us, and lova 'tilt thev die." Mr. Cwijijngbaiu's many friends in &110 erset we know sv ijlbe glad to bear of bis nappy marriage, and will oin ?I;e Heru bojs in wiahinga long and prosperou lije to the "4'acitic Sloj" and bit fair bride. Iliffley ndls men' heavy over and dress coaU to closa at aiSO worth $5.00. ii uat be J sold. , P. Sanford, Thursday evening, December J-Vli. The above named are two of the seen in me journey. 1 ue uuieiii.-D wo larj-;eaiidai predated the instructive matter in the lecture, as well as the wit with which it abounded. The course of lecture! has been most Miular, the average attendance having been 1,100." wPhUatleljliia Press, March i, ixsl. "The course of entertainments to be given by the Plymouth Lecture Association for the season of 1KS1-2, opened last Saturday levenini: with a lecture bv Dr. A. A. Wil- jug for a moment that the lecture was a long one feeling that they could listen ell night without getting tired. It was no doubt the most entertaining lecture ever delivered in Plymouth, and did the masses more real good. The lecture should be heard by ev erybody. It will; bring more "sunshine" into every city and make every body happier and better. Tlie VymoutA (lad.) lifiubtican, .Yur. 10, 1S81. The sale of reserved seats will commence at Royd's drug store Tuesday, December 3th, where a plot of the house tau be seen. If you want a good seat dou't fail to secure it in time. The It.. A 0. and Somerset &. Cambria R. R. Companies will sell excursion tickets from all points on their lines in the county during institute week at a rate of four cents )er mile for the round trii. local No. 1. School te&diers, and all other persons who visit Somerswt during the Holidays, are re sect fully invited to call at the Mamtuoth Grocery, on Main Cross" atreet, near the Court House, and if, after taking a bird's eye view of the immense line of goods In sttHjk and learning prices, you are convinced mat we are neadipiaiUm in the county for anything and everything in our line ol trade you may need from a stick of candy to a bag of pea nuts, a car load of Gehhart's Flour, or even a toil of tobacco, then, as a matter of interest to yourselves, your sweet hearts, your wives and children, and other people' chjldren, we ask that you invest in and take boiue witi) you snch article? as will make all happy, healthful, merry and cheerful. Respectfully, Cook & Rekrits. The following named persons have been drawn to geryeus grand and tiavers jurors at January trm, baimi( " Monday, the 20th d.-iy : GRAND Jl ROBS. Addison Peter S. Turncy. Allegheny David Baker. Milford Abraham Ihirron. Somerset Henry E. Vinkey. Jefferson A. B. Howard. Addison Jonas MeClintoek. Jenner Jacob Hoffman. Brothersvalley Nelson J. Judy. Salisbury Borough Mortimer Welfley . Milford John A. Will l'isi!:a J. h. Davis. Lower TuxKcyfoot Caldwell S. Younkin. Somerset iwp (. W. Heiflev. BerljiiT-Gershan Hefjey. Coueiuaugh Benjamin Blougb. Somerset twp John Friedline. Milford John W. Hanna. I'pper Turkeyfoot Hamuel Brougher. Somerset B inmgh Samuel P. Snyder, II. C. Becrits. Charles C. Hhafer. Meyersdale Borough W. J. Meyers. VpperJTurkeyfoot Elijah Henrv. ellersburg Borough Peter Sturtx. TRAVERS Jt'RORR. St..nyTeek William Dively Samuel Dun hatti. Berlin Borough John H. Knepper, Qnemahoming Ww. Berkey, Jr., Jacob J. Miller. Jefferson Simon Young, Wesley Barclay-! Brothersvalley Francis Knepper, Anani as P. Miller. 8.imeraet twp Joaaph Shank, Joel f. Smlih, Henry Ream, David pile, Jsaiab Johnson, Henry L. Youiik. Allegheny Peter Brick, M. I Enieigh. Milfonl lwis Baker. Elklick M. F. Lowcry, Adam C. Ixpley, John D. Engle, Henry A Rodamer. I'pper Turkeyfia Jolin Marker. Meyersdale BoroughJoseph A. Miller, William II.:klng. Taint John E. Seese, John Pfile, Freder ick Ott, Iiewi Berkebile. Jenner twp William Winters, Fisher. Northampton Jacib E. Dal, Henry Jacob J'lwirbaiigh, Ephraiiu Broadwater. MiddlMcreek Moses M. Snyder. Momeraet Borouish II. S. Kimmel. Stoystown Daniel Zimmerman. Conemangh Henry Wolford. TRAVERS Jl RORS SECOKD W ERE. Conemangh Levi J. Berkey, Adam A. Shaffer. rppTttrkeyfot Henry Strnckoff, Elias Griffith. Jenner Michael Slpe, David Ooleman, Eli Dictz, Jacob P. Friedline. Brothersvalley Harrison II. Smith, BenJ. Walker, C. P. Baker. Somerset Borough John R. ? 11 full. Chat. F. rhl, William Hochstetler, Henry Meyers. Wellersburg B'irougli George IeIIaven. Greenvillki Noah Lint.'Jeremiah Deal. Addison David Mitchell.Solomon Hersh berger, Frederick Bureau. Elklick Demetrius Compton, Manase Kretchman, Christian Yoder. Shade David J. Berkey, Joseph C. Iim bert. Southampton Wilson Korns, Jacob L. Kennel, Milford Aaron Miller, James M . Meyers. Salisbury Borongh John J. UvenaK. Summit Peter Bowser. Quemahnning Jonathan Zimmerman, J. II. Ackerman. Allegheny Tobias A. Miller, Joel Ijindis, II . L. Walker. Meyersxlale John Domer. Books, bHks, books ! The place to bny books is at a bookstore, and the only book store in Somerset county is operated by Clias. i H. Fisher in Cook A Beerits' block, gomer- j set, where mav be bought books of everv de- i acriptjon. Parents can get nice gift books' for X'hrisUuaa pfisCiiU, teachers books for their scholars, scholars books for their teachers, books for sweethearts, books for lovers, books for brothers, sisters, mothers, fathers I Books for everybody at Fisher's Book Store. Important to IlnissFEi.rrEits He haven't said much recently of our new store- 1 rooin, not that we thought it unworthy of notice, but because Tfe liayejrjst about com-1 jJeled it. We only mention it now to invite you to rail and examine our large and su- j perior stock of stylish and well-made furni ture. Our stox-k embraces everything in the furniture line, from handsome black walnut chamber suit, or an upholstered par- j l.irsuit. down to a good kitchen chair, for; only fifty fent We can sell you a goon! chamher suit for and if th.ni i too cheap ; we have tliem in prices ranging up to $40. After reaching $TQ yoo can get solid bladr walnut suit of three pieces for that price. Do not thinkSre have not pt what you want, for we have, and will keep the supply op to je demand;. And remember that our facili- i ties for Bianufuciunng enable us to sell good furniture for lea money than you can pur chase it elsewhere. Call and see us, oppo site the Glade House, Main Cross street ' CorranTB A Co. ImsI week was cold enough, but there was not enough snow to make high second class sleighing in these diggings. Abraham Sordan of Baltimore, father in law of M. Reese Dill, Esq., has been so journing with Mr. Dill for several days. Mr. Dill returned Friday from an extended business trip east. He took in Lewisburg, bis former borne, and Baltimore, where he made arrangements with the Balto. t Ohio Railroad Company to extend a teiephoue wire on the company's telegraph poles from this place to West Salisbury, for the private use of the Boy n ton Lumber Co, Cumber land ii Elklick Coal Co., Keystone Coal Co., and Hocking mines. In the near future a telephone wire for general use will be put on same poles to connect Salisbury with this place, which will bring both towns within speaking distance. Why don't our hotel proprietors have telephone connections with the railway station, for the accommodation of the ever present commercial drummer? Postmaster Hicks is back from Philadel phia where he baa been undergoing medi cal treatment for several weeks, and pur chasing his stock of Holiday goods. The treatment did not benefit hi 111 much, but the 'ar load of Holiday goods he brought with him leaves one of the opinion that he is still a "Stalwart." He has very nice Christ mas goods stalwart looking scores of them. Sol Wile and Ed Hicks can be seen, too, et the pootoffiue. Lou A. Smith wants the entire cussed revenue tax taken off whisky. Why? he wants Col. Scull kicked out of the Revenue office and Uie oflloe abolished. So long as Scull is not ousted he will continue to be a Coffroth-KoonU Republican, one of those who bo largely figured in the 255 votes cast for " Scientific Alex." at the last election. Give Lou rope. From bearings that Used to hold good,' we are convinced that we are to have a regular old-fashioned winter, with plentv cf snow and cold weather. The principal Independent Republican headquarters in this place is now used as a shooting gallery, where all creeds and na tionalities of either sex mingle and shoot for all that is in them. Who is to wear the belt will soon be determined. , Steam heating is so well liked here by those now using it, that the Hartley Bros.! have concluded that they, too, will have a steam heating aparatus placed in their large brick store and dwelling, Henry Daman of this place lost several of the fingers of his right hand one day last week, by having them caught in a circular saw at Sufall's mill. Simon Sweitzer, Esq., goes to Carroll county. Md., this week, to buy the plant for his new distillery, which he recently built at Sandpatch, on the Balto. & Ohio Railroad. Our public schools are more than full, and more room is badly needed. We also need a good, large public hall for entertain ments and lecturing purposes. It would le a good investment for a man of capital. The Knights of Pythias of this place will hold a fiiir and festival during the Holidays. Hon. A. J. Colbom spent a few hours hereon Monday, calling on his friends and " those by the wayside." Do not know whether be saw Lou Smith, but think be did ; guess he had to. Before the election I.oti said he could not and must not go to ilarriauiita 2i-ain to represent us. What if Lou A. don't give l)iu a certificate 0 per mit? It is probuble he will send Mr. Sorber in place of Ajax. Ch ance. local so. 2. Read our o. 1 in these columns, and when you noma to see us don't fail to notice that the mammoth in Just what in claimed for it, " The largest grocery in the county." Now in stock $10,000 worth of goods, con sisting of the most complete line of tine family groceries ever exhibited in Somerset county. 2,000 pounds of stick and fine mixed candies, 2,5oO pounds of tobacco, and aO.OuO dears, the best selected stock, prices considered, in Western Pennsylvania. 1"0 bushels choiu Yirginiaband picked peanuts at 5 cents a quart, or 10 cents a Mtund, Flour, salt, oats, corn, and rye feed and oils bv the car load, all of which is offered for sale retail or wholesale, at prlties which can not be affected by competition. Cook it Bethts. Men's heavy Satinett coata at ?2.00, cheap at $3.00 ; also heavy blac k overcoats from $3.50 to $4.00 ; can't be bought in town, only at Heffley's, for less than $0.00. A nice line of lamps and glassware at J. B. Skyuer Co.'s. Go and see the Holiday Goods at Mrs. A. E. Uhl'j. In subscribing for a yeekly newspaper, outside of your home paper which you must have, it is well to consider the advantage of takings paper like The PhiladelphTa Wkeklt Pre, which not only furnishes the choice ot the general news and reading, but also the fullest llarrUburg and general Pennsylvania news. local no. 3. Taking for granted that everybody has read Nob. 1 and 2 to be found in local columns of t bis paper, it is our object now to call aitention to the fact that we whole sale largely in flour, sugar, coffee, syrups, carbon oil. salt, soaps, tobacco, cigars, jea nuts, candies, spices, canned goods, crack ers, etc, most of which we offer at prices not higher than city quotations, local freight added. Bear this in mind, brother dealers, and when in need of goods above named give us a call, and we will try and make it financially beneficial to both yeu and us. Coook & Beerits. Coats, jackets ard dolmans at minced prices at . Mfc. A. E. Vhl'. Silk handkerchiefs at 25 cents, linen at 10 cents, scarft, ties and bows cheap in propor tion, at HefDev'a. That old established remedy. Downs' El ixir, still more than holds its own in the public estimation, despite sharp and active competition. It is a 'home remedy." and in this locality needs no words of praise from us, so well and favorably known is it. It is thes anilard remedy for coughs, colds and all throat troubles, with great numlvers of our people, and their continued use and nnso Jieijed recommendation of it speaks volumes In lta favor. Turlington, Vt., free Vr, January 20, 182. GloYes and mittens for girls, boys, ladies and gentlemen, at Mrs. A. E. Uul's. Boy's bats and caps at 2- cents, men's hats and caps at 35 to 4d cents. Undershirts 25 cents, less than cost price. Men's pants at "Scents, boy's at 55 centt. Don't fail to call at Heffley's before they are all sold. l5(tJ'( your children to see the elevated railroad train running by Itself, at. Mrs. A. E. Uhl's. LOCAL 50. 4. After reading Nos. 1 to 4. you are prepared lor something more. Gebhart's best flour, manufactured nnder .the new process, is destined to drive all other brands off the market unless something turns up very soon tq stop the cyclone, t control ;be sale of this flour for Somerset county, and besides our retail trails of one hundred barrels a month, we are jobbing to dealers in Meyers dale, Stoystown, Shanksville and Friedens burg. and tlie way Is 0cn for at least one dealer In every town in the county. Whom shall we hear from first? Don't all speak at pupe. i . Pook A Beerits. Elegant Holiday present! Elrmnt pres ents fr tlie Holidays ai Clias. II. Fisher's Bookstore, consiyting in port of Bibles, Hymn Books, Testament?, photograph and autograph albums, bo; papers, parses, writing desks, fames, large and elegant election of of books, beautiful tor books for tbe little ones, and elegant volumes of po etry for the older ones. No more sandwiches for sale. The fresh fish market is about closed. We have only one justice of the peace and no burgess. Council met once this year. Bad crossings and dangerous sidewalks the supposed cause. The school board met too often. Personal preferences and individual interest the probable cause. One grocery is kept ojeii on Sundays for the benefit of the boys, and those who fail to supply their wants on Saturday. A slip in-between ollicer of the law openiy violates it every Sunday with a rub of the belly, a short cough, and a smack ot the lips. The young men who have been furnish, ing whisky to small boys have been discov ered, and unless they take a timely hint there will he someprosecutictis. A literary society is in full blast, under the direction and supervision of Professor J. Schrock. There has only been one law suit in three months, but no less justice than when there were three a day. The weather has become very cold, but there is not enough snow for sleighing. The mercury has lieen down to zero for two suc cessive mornings. A. local so 5. Now, then, resting assured you have no ticed ourNos. 1,2, 3 and 4, let your nttca- tion be directed to No. 0, which though last, may not be least of all in importance. Christmas comes but once a year, when everybody wants to ue happy, filled up and running over, therefore, let your steps lie directed to the Mammoth Grocery, and if after seeing our selections of Holiday goods, consisting of toys by the wagan load, candies by the ton, oranges, lemons, bunminos, co coanuta, almonds, watnuts. cream nuts, fil berts, peanuts, grapes, raisins, figs, dates, apples, and one hundred other items not mentioned. If you are not prepared to bny we will make you a present of at least one stick of candy, and wish you a Merry Christmas, and Happy New Year bessides. Respectfully, Cook & Beerits. Attestios, Horsemex ! Horse blankets and lap robes for sale at cost at Jere tfoy's. "Hellow Fisk, been to J. B. Snyder & Co.'s lately?" "Ye; golly, don't they sell lots of cloth ing? They should at the price they sell at. Why, they beat them all; overcoats they al most give away. I tell everybody to go there if they want cheap clothing. Elegant Christmas Cards ! Chis. H. Fish er, of the Bookstore, offers an elegant assort ment of Christmas and New Year's cards. A large lot of small, cheap Christmas and New Year cards suitable for Sunday and day schools. MAKK1KD. SPANGLER SMITH. At the home of the bride, near Stoystown, Pa., November SO, 1SS2, by Rev J, S. Wagner, Mr. Franklin Spannler to Miss Julia A. Smith, both of Somerset county, Pa. CADE GOULD. At the residence of Dr. C. G. Stutziuan, in Salisbury, November 2S, 1SS2 by Rev. R. Smith, Mr. William Cade of the Province of Ontario, Canada, to Miss I.ucv Gould of Salisbury, Somerset county, Pa SACHS ANKEXY. At the bouse of Mr. John H, Custer, Stoyntown, Pa., November 28, 1SU2. by Rev. J. 8. Wagner, Mr. William Sachs of Jenner X Roads, Pa., to Miss Luel la Ankeny of Elderton, Armstrong county. Pa. ( Armstrong county naiiers please copy.) Goods fob Christmas Presents. I offer a large line of beautiful engravings in hand some frames, more than fifty choice subjects' and the finest lot of this sort of goods ever brought to Somerset. Also a full assort ment of panel pictures, statuary, flowers, .fcc. Beautiful hand-painted plaques of assorted sizes and handsome designs. Plaque hang ers and easels. Nice imitation birch bark pictures, wall-pockets, and Japanese brack eta at low price. Christmas cirds in great variety, including Prang's choicest and best designs. Also a large and well selected stock of books of every description, standard histories, sets of Dickens, Scott, Thackeray, etc., at about half the usual price. Elegant presentation books, all the popular poets in fancy and plain binding. Children's books in great profusion, from the common toy book to the finest specimen known to the bookmaker's art, all of which will be sold at figures greatly below the cata'ogue prices. Call and fjee me, anil examine these good for yourselves. Rooms open in the evening. W. H. Welflht. The Weekly Paesaof Philadelphia may be conscientiously commended as a newspa per for the family circle. It is able and vig orous, but always decorous In ih treatment of all social and political questions, gives the pews of the day with freshness, fairness and fearlessness ; and its special departments, all in charge of journalists or specialists of rec ognized fitness, touch eyery current topic of human interest. Among the special features of The Weekly Press are its letters from allgthe great political centres; foreign cor resjsindence ; contributions to the unwritten history of the late war; a pace every week of carefully prepared agricultural miscella ny; a full fashion and household depart ment; suggestions for winter pastimes; lit erary reviews and notes ; a good complete story ; the news of the churches, and com plete market reports. For a sample copy and premium lists, address The Press, Phil adelphia, Pa. Those who get up clubs will do well to write lor terms. Report of Dwire school for the month ending November 7, lSi2: M. No. in attondanceduring month 28 F. IS 14 SO Average 17 Percentof " " " W) The following named pupils were in at tendance every day; Teter Kreger. Silas Nicholson, Milton Hogan, Willie Nicholson, Ross Nicholson. Ida Kreger, Ettie Trimpcy and Cordie Kreger. Visits by directors, none; by citizens, two. All friends and pa trons of the school are always welcome. Come and see us, and lend us a helping baud in the advancement of the young. A. J Sembower, Teacher. Depic.atiox at Roxbcrv On Christmas, Di-ccmbcr 25, 1VA St- Matthew's Lutheran Chapel at Roxbury. Somerset county. Pa., will be dedicated (D. V.) Rev. A. M. Whet stone will preach the dedicatory sermon. Neighboring pastors and people are cordial ly invited. Services each evening of the week preceding. J. W. PoFFIMiEEOER, Pastor. Five thousand Cbristrcas presents from one penny up, at Mrs. A. E. Uhl's. The cheapest, the best, and most complete assortment of Christmas books, pictures, etc., in town are to be found at the rooms of Julius Welfley, and don't you forget it, A map of Pennsylvania is still given by the Philadelphia Weekly Press to those who send $1.50 for -one year's subscription. There is no better map of this State, and It is itself worth the pm aaked for map and paper. UDITOR'S NOTICE. la the estate of Mathlaf Shaalia, deceased. Somerset Ouanijr. At aa urpbans Court beld at Som erset ia and far 8OMnt e-tanty ng the ltih day ut Novnaber. A. D , 1S2. before Ue; Uuavrabl tb JaitffesUereuf, SEAL n tb ptter o( the mat f Mthb Shanli. detmued, on motion of John H. l:ul. Km)., liie eoartano(iit 1- U.Colbora, Ejq , auditor u p D,poa all claims that may he presented la ml, I tata, fix tbe wWos'i dower, ano mke distrlba tioo of tbe fands la t hands of tbe administra tors to and among lb-.se lerall entl'led thereto. VyUeCoort. A. A. STUfZMAN. Vr, B Tiiaxoi tH app")"tmiit tbe uixtor. sinned feerrhy gives outioa 'bat a will meet w at tend t tbe duties of his r Intmeot ai tbe ffloe of Oulbora k VI horn, ia Somerset. Pa., oa Taea. dsy. tbe 3d day of laoaary. 1KS3, frben and wnera all parties interested eaa ai'end tfibyiblak proper. I. C COLU30KN, dee IS Aadltor. Christmas Gifts. WHERE TO BUY THEM ! I oiler to my friends iiml patrons a fine of FANCY AND TOILET GOODS which I think cannot be surpassed my entire Htock of Holiday Goods oner. r.niire new aesigns in Ladie's Dressing Cases, and new novelties in Odor Cases; worth a visit to see these alone. comprising : Cut Glass Bottles, Bud Vases, Hand Glasses, Watch Cases, Puffs and Boxes, Sachet Powders, Cigar Cases, Smokers Sets, Large & Pocket Combs, Whisks & Holders, Cloth Brushes, Hair Brushes, Nail Brushes, Tooth Brushes, Infant Brushes, Infant Toilet Baskets, Pocket Books, Side Books, Crd Books, Card Cases, Visiting Cards, Music Folios, Etc., Etc. In PHOTOGRAPH ALBUMS I have a very fine assortment ; and ing elsewnere. Also, Autograph Albums, Family Bibles, Pocket Bibles, Testaments, Gospel Ilymns, WRITING DESKS, Boxed Paper, Scrap Rooks, "AJNTA.GKRAME," Which is so justly popular now. Call and secure a box before the supply is fxhausted. 2I AIIIILS Then you should see the endless variety of Christmas Cards, Reward Cards, FANCY INK-STANDS, EASELS, AND PICITJRE FRAMES, Japanese Brackets, Work.Boxes, Palletts, Etc., Etc., Etc. I, also, carry a full line of miscellaneous And Handsome Editions of the POETS, all suitable FOR HOLIDAY PRESENTS ! The following are among the many on our shelves. BYI10X, BURNS, TENNYSON, MEREDITH, DANTE, FOE, HAWTHORNE, BROWNING, Also, Robinson Cruso, Scottish Chiefs, Swiss Family Robinson, Don Quixote, Life of Napoleon, Last Days of Pompeii, and many others, and at prices never before oflVred. I have, also, a very fine edition of "Library of 'Universal Knowledge," 15 Volumes, Large Type, Half Russian, Gilt Top. This will be sold very low. Call and see it. Any book not in stock will be ordered. GOLD PENS ! I have just rectivtd a ease of GOLD PENS direct from the manufac turer, Ix-Roy W. Fairchild, New York. This is by far the finest stock of Gold Pens ever offered in Somerset county. You cannot buy a more suitable present for Father, Mother, Brother, Sister. Cousin. Aunt or Lover. Do not fail to see these goods whether you buy or not. A visit to my store will amply repay you, and you will be treated politely whether you wish to buy or not, no trouble to show goods. Have evervthin-r needed for CHRISTMAS PRESENTS ! And will not be undersold. Make selections now while stock ia full and they can be delivered at any time. Respectfully, C.N.BOYD. Mammoth Block, - - - Somerset, Pa. in the county. Having closed out last season, I have no old goods to they are truly handt-ome, and well My store js absolutely full of goods, Toilet Sets, Flower Vases, BULK PERFUMES, (Alfred Vright3 Perfume a specialty.) Shaving Brushes, all should get prices before purchas &l'ced R!rdstnud the Sew Game FOR 1SS3 ! Birthday Cards, Christmas Cards ! ANr Handsome Articles HOLIDAY Now Displayed DO NOT FAIL WHEN YOU VISIT JOHNSTOWN. GEIS, FOSTER & QUINN'S JOHNSTOWN, PEXN'A. BOOKS! BOOKS! BOOKS! In great variety, nice binding and low prices. My stock of . school books embrace everything used in the county. Inks, Rubbers, Crayon. Slates, Pencils, Scratch Books, Pencil Tablets, Note Books, Pens and Holders, Appleton's Read ers, Burt & Raub's Grammars, Warren & Harper's Geographies, Swin ton's Histories, Osgood & Buckwaltcr's Spellers, Brook & Goffs Arith metics, Ellsworth & Franklin Copy Books, and a full line of School Supplies. Also, Blank Books, Deeds, Bonds, Mortgages, Photo graph Albums, Autograph Albums, Box Papers, Gold Pens, Bibles, Reward Cards, Christmas Cards, Sliced Birds, A B CjBooks and Blocks, Paper Weights, Inkstands, Spectacles and Eye Glasses. Also a full stock of Drugs, Medicines, Chemicals Combs, Brushes, Perfumery and Toilet Articles You shculd see Tie Beautiful lie of Mlscetoeoiis Boots Haw ia Stock, 1 ' including all the Poets, in handsome binding. Any goods not in stock will be ordered if desired. C. N. BOYD, MAMMOTH BLOCK, SOMERSET. PA LOUIS LUCKHARDT, JR., 103 Clinton Street. JOHNSTOWN, DBALB I WALTHAM, ELGIN, SPRINGFIELD, ROCK FORD. HAMDEN, HOWARD and SWISS WATCHES. In Cold and Silver Open-face and Hunting Cases, Key and Stem winding Watches. A FCLL USE 8F CHOICE 1882. FALL AND Oar Stock i new Complete In Every Department. Ladie's Cloths, Flannels, and Scqueings IX A IX TH E X Eff SHADES. CASHMERES IN ALL SHADES AND QUALITIES. Mie anil tail's HaEs at all Prlci Xcw Braid in Wool and Silk. Embroidered Canh meres and Silks for Trimming in all the Xew Shade. W e lalno Carry aa Immense Stock of Blankets, Comforts, Quilts, Shawls and Coats. WE MAKE A SPECIALTY OF unETin rains' iiMiraiEiinsiiiisii. fcj Being our First Season We have only New and Stylish Goods to Offer our Patrons. We are tre only House in cur Line of Business that has Strictly ONE PPJCE TO ALL, AND NO DEVIATION. GEO. KEIPER & CO. 255 & 257 MAIN STREET, JOHNSTOWN, PA, SPECIAL BARGAINS IN Burdett Organs!! 1 Bars jnst MlTa a ale lot o Banlett Orns, diflswot stles anl prices, aick wiU t suU ac EXTRAOKDLAY LOW I'll I CHS tnss aw aniil artCT tha Holklajs. Wothln 1 tha world .sora saltabla tor a Caristsus Gift taaa a sweet ttanl Burdett Organs. Every Instrument Warranted for Five Years. tie Ts. full S.IS rs. aart tn or elart t A.. .11 l.ifm.inu a t alwavs on BBtt. Offlea aa Mala Cross Strcat, abwra'Heary Heffley's stora. OTHER - FOK PRESENTS on Our Counters. TO CALL ON US MUSICAL WSTEDKHTS. WINTER. 1882. or-r. A J unt n ' - Irvin T. Heffley, Somerset, Pa.