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i uu uuiiuot all'ord to take Tour own rink Against loss by tire. Ilemeraber (bat we represent 14 OF THE REST COMPANIES IN THE WORLD. mid will be glad to call on you when you w4ui lire insurance mm really protects, Drop uh a rarj and we'll do the reHt. We are aonts In this oountv lor the TlTft GUARANTY AND TRUST CO.. and can furnish security for County uiiuMHiH, nana omciats, etc. c. M. ABIE k TIONESTA and KKLLETTVILLE, PA I Dunn & Fulton I Pharmacy Christmas Is I almost Here! It Will Pay You To look buying. over our line before Jewelry. Neck Chain, Lockets, Cu(T Link?, Scarf Pins, Dutch Col lar Tins, Brooches. Watches, Io New England, Elgin, Wal tli a m and many other pood makes, either Ladies' or Gen tlemen's. Rogers 1847 And Community Silverware Toilet And Mnieure Cases in silver and ebony. .Shaving and Smoking Sets. Books. Alger and llenly books fur boys, also a nice as"ortmeot of books for girls. Now on display. DUNN & FULTON PHARMACY Warren Business -College. It is BUSINESS aud BUSINESS only that we teach. Our Advantages are Unsurpassed for Teaching the Best Methods arid Placing Students in Good Positions. Students save time and money by attending this school. Enter at any time. Warren Hushies College C. V. Smith, President, Warreu, Pa. LOCAL AND MISCELLANEOUS. NKW AltVKKTINKMKNTN. Joe Levi. Ad. l.ammers. Ad. Bongs A Buhl. Ad. Win. II. James. Ad. Robinson A Son. Ad. The MoCuen Co. Ad. I.ainmer. Shoes. Ad. Kranklin Triiat Co. A'. Smart i Silberbera. Ad. Clarion Normal. Header. Kdinbnro Normal. Ixical. J. W. Boardsley's Sons. Ad. over News Hooma. Locals. Tionesta Borough. Ordinance. Oil market closed at f 1.4.1. Is your subscription paid? You can get it at Hopkins' store, tf Oil and gas leases, best form, for sale at this olllce. tf Parker Fountainens, the kind that don't leak, at Punnet Fulton's. It A. L. Coyle, M. D., eye, ear, nose and throat. Glasses fitted. Levi Building, Oil City. tf Wanted -Lady distributor and so licitor In Ti"iiettn. Or. W. 8. Burkhart, Cincinnati. O. It China, Silverware, Toilet Cases, The finest assortment ever shown In town at Dunn it Fulton's, It Buy your Christmas candy at the Znver news rooms. Two beautiful post cards with each pound of candy. It Olive Lodge, No. 557, V. and A. M., will hold its annual banquet next Mon day evening at the Hotel Weaver, The BHsexcors of the various town ships of county were here Tuesday mak ing their returns of the tri-ennial assess ment. You can't make a mistake If you buy your Christmas presents at Hopkins' Store. That's wliere you get your mon ey's worth. 2t The end of the year Is near at hand, when people should settle their little biils. We are selfish enough to suggest that they begin here. Charles Bicker A Co. are moving a drilling machine to the Jacob Smear baugh farm, across the creek, and are, preparing to drill a well. Free, at the .over News Room, two Christmas post cards with each pound of candy. And the real place to buy candy Is at this well stocked store. It A marriage license was issued yester day at the ollice of Clerk of the Courts tJeisl to Pearl L. Ferry, of Mayburg, and Miss Cora Edna Greeley, of Marlenville. Besides the Innumerable variety of useful articles for Christmas presents, Hopkins' Store Is full as usual with toys, books, games, dolls, chinawaie, etc. 2t --Prospects good for large attendance at Edinbnro Normal. Winter session begins December 23, 11)09. Send for new catalogue. John F. Bigler, Principal. Before you go out of town for your Christmas goods take a look through Hopkins' Store. You will see Just what you are going after and at a money say ing price. 2t No Taper Kcxl Week. Id accordance with our annual custom and to give the printer man a little breathing spell from the weekly grind no paper will be Issued from this ollice next week. The office will be open all week, however, for the transaction of business. Our next Issue will be on Jan. 5th, 1010. Aud to all we extend the felicitations of the season, a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year, We understand Mrs. A. W. Cook has sent up from Pittsburg a large quantity of toys to be divided among the poor children of Brookville. Brookville Dein ocrat. A Christmas entertainment will be given iu Mt. .Ion Lutheran church, Ger man Hill, tomorrow, Thursday evening, at 7:30 o'clock. Everybody cordially In ylled to attend. When thoughts of Christmas come to your mind, remember that Dunn t Fulton's Pharmacy Is the one store which can satisfy yonr every want In the way of gifts. A visit will pay you. It For the secoud time this season the river at this point Is closed with ice. This is rather an unusual caper fur the old Allegheny to perform before the holiday season, and Is worthy of note In weather annals. Many who have tried the plan say that a year's subscription to the Rkpub i can to an absent friend makes the most acceptable present they have yet found Have you a frioud from borne whom you would like to remember In this waj? Following is the list of letters lying uncalled for tu the Tionesta, Pa., post office for week ending December 22, 1009: Mr, Ueorge Thompson, Mr. A. J. Bugart, D. 8. Knox, deceased, P. M, M. A. Morgan, Assistant. The greatest danger from intlueuza is of its resulting In pneumonia. This can be obviated by using Chamberlain's Cough Remedy, as it not only cures in fluenr.a, but counteracts any teudency of the disease towards pneumonia. Sold by all dealers. An epidemic of something resem bling the grippe has bad bold of most of the children aud a few of the grown folk at Newtown Mills duriifg the past week. While none are seriously ill, it is quite annoying, coming as It does in the midst of the Christmas rush. Ira J. Hi dies, whose arrest for assault and battery on natb of Mrs. Elizabeth Swyers, wis mentioned last week, was given a hearing Wednesday afternoon be fore 'Squire C. A. Randall, after which his bail was placed at foOO. Not being able to procure the amount he was re turned to jail. Thousands of letters are going to the Dead Letter Office because the purchaser of Red Cross stamps act as if that kind of a stamp were good, when sending a letter, and no other needed. Of course, this bothers Uncle Sam some, but if he will be patient people will learn to remember the regular postage. All the railroads operating east from Pittsburg on January 1 will grant special clergy rates, the same as they did several years ago. When the legislatures of the ditferout states fixed a lower passenger rate the ralftoads announced that all low rates Including those for ministers and association would be abolished. The salt of the Red Cross stamps con tinues to ulf large. Everybody Is urged to spend their pennies for the stampsi and to assist the fight against consump tion. Many of the mercantile firms have ordered a few hundred of the stamps, to use on their correspondence. Buy them, and ask your friends to do likewise. Oeorgo R. Dawson has purchased the Qerow sawmill at the mouth of Hunter run. Mr. Dawson owns a number of tracts of hardwood timber in Harmony township and has quite a force of men and teams at work bringing the timber to this mill to be sawed Into lumber. He will also make a specialty of veneer logs, piling, switch and cross ties. Tuesday morning or last week six men employed by the Pratt Lumber Co , on Still Run, near Warren, caught a big black bear helping himself to a breakfast from a pork barrel in their cook tent. They killed bim with axes, but before bruin gave up bis life nearly every dish In the tent was broken and several of the men were badly bruised and scratched by the enraged aulmal. Rev, Ueorge B, Robinson, pastor of the Firrt Presbyterian church of Parker, Pa., died suddenly last Saturday morn ing, of neuralgia of the heart. He was well known throughout this section, hav ing been pastor of the Presbyterian churches in Brookville and Clarion, be fore going to Parker eight years ago. His age was 65 years. He is survived by his wife and three daughters. La '. Saturday night Charles Curnaban went oil' the walk in lower town, badiy smashing bis right leg at the ankle joint. He was alone aud painfully climbed to the home of W. S. Sweeny where his hurts were dressed, and be was subse quently taken home. He will be housed up for a long time and will play to great luck If he comes out with just a fairly good auk le jo'nt. Tidioute News. The Red Cross stamps, which are on sale at the various stores in this place, are sold for one cent apiece, the proceeds from the sale to be used in the fight against consumption. Iu this district the money will be used by the Northwestern Anti-Tuberculosis League for the support of the sanatorium they are now operating. It already has nine patients. Every stamp you buy helps in this tight. It is the hope of those interested that the sale will be very large. Herman Peterson, track foreman of tab-division 22, in Supervisor Milliard's divisiou of the Pennsylvania railroad, which is part of the Allegheny division, has been awarded the prize of (50 for maintaining the best track in Mr. Mil liard's division for the year ending OctoberyHst. There are seven super visors on the Allegheny division and. a uumbet of foremen under each. The In spection is made in a special car, equipped with mechanical devices which indicate the condition of the roadbed the uniform evenness, right grade, ete. The appearance of the tracks, as a whole aud their surroundings, are also taken into consideration iu awarding the prizes. The inspection committee consists of the division and assistant engineer, the su pervisors and the road foremen. Great rivalry exists among the track foremen and the inspection is an incentive to them to each try to outdo the other. The teachers of rooms No. I, 2 and 3 of the Tionesta schools, Misses Pease, Osgood and Herman provided handsome ly decorated Christmas trees lor their scholars at the close of school for the holiday vacation, Friday afternoon, not the least enjoyable feature of the occsslon being the fact that the real Sauta Claus appeared on the scene, visiliug each of the rooms and distributing a treat. The pupils of No, 1 gave a Bhorl program of songs and recitations. Word has been received In Clarion of the marriage of Miss Jennie Emminger, of Tylersburg, who formerly lived in Clarion for some time, and was well known to many people, and Mr. Fred Knupp, of Duhrlng, Forest county, Pa, The wedding took place at Jamestown, N. Y., last Wednesday, Deo. 8, 1009. Mr aud Mrs. Knupp wlil make their home In Duhrlng aud will begin housekeeping at once. The Clarion friends of the bride wish them abundant happiness and pros perity. Clarion Democrat. The Oil City Trust Compay annually remembers Its patrons and friends with a Christmas gift. We have received a copy of a book sont out this year, which makes a souvenir that will be read and ap predated. It la "Colonel Crockett'a Co operative Christmas," a true story of how Colonel Austin Crockett Waoo, Tex., rented Madison Square Garden In New York and Invited in all the louely people of that great city on Christmas eve. It Is well worth reading, a good story well told. It is prettily bound and with adver tisements. It was 85 years ago that C. E. While put bis name at the head of the Tidioute News, Commenting on the anniversary be says' In that time be has seeu the babes of yestere'eo develop Into the lathers and mothers of the now. He bassetn the young grow middle aged; the middle aged old and into grahdfathers (we're there) and grandmothers; and the old lay down life's burdens and welcome eternal rest. Has chronicled joy, sorrow, failures, calamities, successes, marriages, births, deaths, week by week, until The News has became a history of Tidioute that Is invaluable." Dr. W. J. McKulght, tbe historian, in the Brookville Republican of last week, gives an account of how tbe various townships of Jefferson county acquired their names. Tbe following concerning Barnett township, which is separated from this cou,nty by the Clarion River, may be ol interest to our readers: "Bar nett. Named for the Patriarch, Joseph Barnett. Organized in 1833, and wastak en from Rose. Barnett originally con tained Jenka and Tionesta townships and all that part of Jefferson county lying north of the Clarion river. In 1838 tbe two above-mentioned townships were organized out of it. Population in 1800, 303." Did you ever pass a hat In a small town for the relief of an alHioted family? You go to the merchants and they pungle up well. Tbe leading property owners residents in the town will generally come through. Tbe farmer in with a load of produce will chuck In a heavy plunke ror two. Tbe banks aud tbe clerks in the railroad station, if there Is one, will take pity on a woman in distress. But there are two parties that the writer has never seen pitch a cent iuto a hat for any case of local human misery. One is the depart meut store catalogue and tbe other is the empty lot. Both stand ready to milk the energy and lndustery of tbe town, but neither helps make It, or help it in tbe least. Monday evoning Paul Amann's over coat was stolen from tbe rack in tbe roller rink, and no trace could be found of the person who took it. This morning Paul's father, who works for Scbellbammer Son, went to the Revere Hotel todosome repair work. In passing through the office he glanced Into tbe coat room and saw bis son's coal banging there. In an excited tone he asked: "Where is the man who left that coat here?" Tbe man, who registered there Monday evening as Fred Howe, of Youngsville, was in the office at the time and when he heard the Inqu iry he darted through the door and started on tbe run up tbe street with Mr. Amann after bim. The Chief of Police was notified and assisted In the chase, but Howe made good his escape. Warren Mirror, 14lh. Scarlet fever In virulent form has broken out among the children of some of tbe foreign residents of Brookston, this county, and three deaths occurred within a few days of the time tbe children be came ill. A two-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Mike Sadlak died Saturday. Tbe second death occurred Sunday, the four-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Anton Hudjak being tbe victim. Mr. and Mrs, Robert Ackard lost their two-year-old son Willie ou Monday. A trained nurse was secured from the Warren hospital for the Ackard child and on Monday eve ning tbe nurse was reported to have also contracted tbe fever. No other cases had been reported among tbe children. A rigid quarantine has been established on the infected houses and it Is hoped to bold the disease in check. Rev. Roger Cbarnock, Ph.D., pastor of the Episcopal churches at this place and Indiana, was yesterday ordained to the priesthood of the Episcopal church in tbe Calvary Episcopal church, of Pittsburg. Kov. Perry, of Bradford, was bis present- nr. Rev CharnocK was one oi a ciass oi five yesterday ordained by Bishop Cort land t Whitehead. Three of the class were formerly ministers In the Presbyterian Church, Rev. Cbarnock being one of these. It was the largest class ever passed to the priesthood in the history of the Pittsburg diocese. Rev. Cbarnock, with his wife, arrived home from Pittsburg this morning. Punxsutawney Spirit, 18th. The reverend gentleman was lor merlv pastor of tbe Presbyterian church of Pleasantville, and has preached in Tio nesta on several occasions. -A short session of argument court was held Monday with President Judge W. E. Rice and Associates F. X. Kreitler and P. C. Hill in attendance. 8. D. Irwin was appointed artist and Wm. Smear baugh and Joseph M. Morgan viewers to chauge the road in Tionesta township, beginning at the watering trough at the foot of Noble bill, on Tiouesta creek, run ning back of Cbas. Bush's bouse and connecting with the new road now being built arouud the Oidtowu Hats. James D. Davis was appointed auditor to exam ine the accounts of the various court offi cers. A rule was granted on a petition to open the judgment in the case of Win, Fogle vs. It. P. Hendnr. H. M. Foreman was appointed guardian of Wm. F. and Paul Shou p. of Baltimore, who are bene ficiaries under tbe will of the late Cap!. D. S. Knox, of Tionesta. PERSONAL. Miss Fern Bowman, of Titusvllle, Is visiting her sister, Mrs. F. C. Proper. Roy Bovard arrived home Friday from Pittsburg for a two weeks' vacation A son was born Sunday, Dec. 19th, to Dr. and Mrs. Harry L. Davis, of Kellett ville. Miss Blanche Pease spent Monday in Warren and attended tbe teachers' insti tute. Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Weaver were visitors in Warren and Jamestown, Saturday. J. J. Jones, of Endeavor, was a Tio nesta visitor Tuesday and favored us with a call. G. F. Watson returned Friday from Lamlson, Ala., and is In Erie this week, on business. Wm. Shellhouse, of German Hill, gave tbe Rrpuhlican office a pleasant call Monday, Misses Margaret and Madeline Yet ter, of Kane, are guests of their aunt, Mrs. J. E. Wenk. Mrs. P. K. George and Mrs J. B. Muse spent Thursday and Friday with friends in Franklin. Wm. Albaugh, of East Hickory, was a business visitor in Tionesta, Wednes day, and gave us a pleasant call. James Kerr, of Nebraska, and A. R. Sigworth, of Newmansville, were pleas ant callers at this office Saturday, Mrs. AdamSibbte, of German Hill, bas gone fo Manlius, N. Y., to spend the holidays with her son, B. F, Howe. The nomination of John W. Jamieson to be postmaster at Tionesta was con firmed by the Senate on Thursday last. Congressman Wheeler came tip from Washington Saturday to remain at bis Endeavor home during the holiday vaca tion. Charles Cox, of Hickory township, was one of our pleasant callers Monday and made himself a Christmas present of the Republican for a year. -Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Bates, of New York City, were guests of the letter's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lee Davis, a few days the first of the week. Miss Kathryn Baxter left this mim ing for her home In Gllfoyle, where she will spend the holidays with her parents. Kane Republican, 20tb. Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Bates, Miss Nel lie Davis and Miss Hazel Fones were guests of Mrs. Harry 8. Canfiotd, at West Hickory, Monday afternoon. Miss Sarah Carson, who is a success ful (eacber In tbe school at Nlcklevlllo, Venango county, came borne Saturday Saturday for a two weeks' vacation. Mrs. E. L. Corah bad tbe misfortune to fall last evening In tbe roller rink In the Armory, and sustained a compound fracture of one arm. Warren Times, Saturday. -Prof. F. W. Gill left Friday noon for Marietta, Ohio, where he will spend tbe holiday vacation with his brother and sister. Prof. O. L. Moore is spending bis vacation at his home in Franklin. Mrs. Fred Kllnestiver and son, of Nebraska, visited at tbe borne of W, L, Klinestiver the last of tbe week while on their way borne from a visit in the eastern part of tbe state. Sheffield Observer. Hon. Wm. D. Shields, Guy W. Van- Horn and W. A. Burkett, of Clartngton, were business visitors in Tionesta Mon day. Messrs. Shields and VauHorn lett on the Monday evening train for Pitts burg. Mrs. Harvey G. Riser came up from Tarentum last week to spend tbe holiday season with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. C. A, Randall. Harvey is expected up to spend a part of tbe time with his wife and friends. County Superintendent D. W. Morri son left Monday morning for Warren. He will spend tbe week attending tbe county teachers' institutes at Warren, Ridgway, Clarion, Brookville and Franklin. Our old friend Joseph Wuerzge, of Whig Hill, sends us bis Christmas greet ing in the form of a nice fat 1-dollar bill in renewal of his subscription for another year. Thanks. Joseph, and a happy New Year to you. Rev. H. A. Bailey received by mall yesterday a large box of mistletoe and holly, with tbe compliments of Wm. Lawrence. It was shipped from Arkan sas and was evidently of his own gath ering. Mr. Lawreuce and sons are ex pected home tonight. Mrs. D. H. Edwards of Washingtou, Pa., is spending Christmas with ber parents, Mr, and Mrs. Wm. Smearbaugh, having come up Monday with her moth er, who was visiting her during the past week. Dr. Edwards will be up Saturday to remain oyer tbe Sabbath. William Killmer, ooe of our oldest and most respected residents, suffered a slight stroke of paralysis last Thursday evening, but his many friends will be pleased to learn that no serious results followed and that he has entirely recov ered from bis indisposition. Miss Josephine Slgglns, of West Hickory, has returned from LaSelle Sem inary, at Auburndale, Mass., for the holi day vacation. Miss Slgglns has been honored with tbe presidency of her class, composed of all the special students in tbe seminary, fifty-six in number. Mrs. Wm. D. Shields returned to ber home at Clarington, last Friday, from a four weeks' stay at the Jefferson hospi tal in Philadelphia, during which time she underwent an operation of a serious character. It will be pleasant news to ber many friends to learn that she has completely recovered ber health. Charles Intel came borne Saturday from Erie county. Tbe state surveying party with which be was employed has finished its work of surveying the roads of that county and after the first of tbe year will take up tbe same Hue of work lu another county. Charles is In Oil City this week doing extra work In the office of the Adams Ex press Co. Tionesta students at the various col leges and schools who are home for the holiday vacatiou are: Miss Lenore Ritchey, Grove City College; Miss Maude Green, Meadville Commercial college; Miss Muriel Dunn, Warren high school; Karl Maxwell, Eastman Businesscollege, Poughkeepsie, N. .; Ulenn Henry, University of Pennsylvania. C. W. Sigworth aud family, who were at their old home at Lickingville for a few weeks, have returned to Philadelphia, where their address Is 5:151 Addison street. A card from Mr. Sigworth, dated Dec. 17th, states that he had a very prosperous trip from Tionesta to Philadelphia. He further says: "The weather Is very nice here. I saw a man sowing five acres of rye on tbe 7th iu Philadelphia couuty, I picked a bouquet of fail rosea iu my yard Sunday. How Is that fur a uice fall." STOLEN PAPERS RECOVERED. Leon Watson Recovers Papers Stolen at Kellettville, Sept. 19th Found By Three Hoys Oilier ew. W. Leon Watson met with a yery hap py surprise Sunday by having bis lost papers tbat were taken at the time the railroad station was broken Into and tbe H. fc T. railroad's and Mr. Watson's safes were burglarized last September, re turned to bim. On Sunday two of Fred Graham's boys and Joe Forbes, all boys about 13 years old, were playfully track ing rabbits on the A. L. Weller farm, when one of the little bunnies ran into a small sewer to elude his pursuers. When the boys came up and bsw the little lellow was "in a bole," tbey secured a pole and and on making exploration of the cavity the weapon struck some metallic sub stance and upon fishing out the object they were surprised to 11 od it was the safety box of safe. The iron band encir cling the top had been opened by some heavy sledging and tbe contents were visible. It was only tbe work of a min ute to learn that the pipers and valuable notes were the private property of Mr. Watson. The boys were not long in de livering tbe valuable package lo Its own er, who upon looking over the notes was surprise.! to learn that there seemed to be more papers in tbe package than he thought he really owned. Tbe notes wereo. k. and bad been working over time drawing interest tbat was almost prohibitive by our state laws. It Is now believed tbat the burglars when tbey left town went down the railroad tracks as far as Harry Watson's automobile garage, where tho fumes being too much lor them tbey crossed the creek on the foot bridge and when a safe distance away tbey examined tbe contents of tbeir find and placed what tbey did not want where It was discovered as above narrated. Tbe new steam skidder was hauled to the scene of operations at Hastings last week and with no preventing providence tbe machine will be ready to operate by the coming Thursday. The derrick has been adjusted and wires are plaoid, so but a very short time will see the first skidder of this kind in Forest county at work. To operate a skidder like this one requires seven men and the usual work accomplished in 10 hours is 40 thousand feet. First before tbe machine is put in place to skid, a loader bas made each side of the track for a distance of 100 feet clear of all logs, so a place Is ready to haul up tbe trees Just as tbey were cut down, minus tbe bark, which was removed in the proper season. A derrick is an chored 1500 feet from the skidder and any timber in this distance is hauled up to the track, where it can be cut into tbe proper lengths and loaded by one of tbe Ameri can log loaders, of wblch this company bas three. When tbe land is stripped of timber along tbe line, a new location is secured and so on until tbe forests are denuded of tbeir timber. The working of this machine is being watched with much Interest by the company and em ployes alike. The largest 10 foot log that bas found its way into tbe new mill was delivered one day last week. The log was of hem lock aud scaled 1300 feet with a Dusen bury rule. This is tbe same tree or the largest part of it that was reported lu one of tbe local papers last week as cutting 1000 feet. Miss KateGuentber was compelled to close her school at Brookston on Friday for an indefinite period, owing to an epi demic of scarlet fever having broken out among tbe foreign colony wblch resides at tbat place. Up until Saturday two deaths bad occurred. Tbe last one dying Saturday bad been in attendance at school tbe previous Thursday. Miss Guenther, after thoroughly going through the first degree of a complete disinfection, came to Kellettville on the evening train Sat urday, Jack Swarlz returned home Saturday after spending a few days in attendance at tbe meeting of the National base ball association In New York, Jack reports having received several very flattering offers from other clubs to join them this coming season but be remains true to his first love aud will cover the initial sack for our own team, Kribbs A Ray bad their new roadster out Sunday with King Burdo, for the first time. Your correspondent was an eye witness to the speed shown by this pair and we think when you hear a honk, honk behind you you had belter leave a clear track and take to tbe tall timber. The Kellettville Concert Baud gave an oyster supper In Andrews' ball, Saturday evening. Ice cream, cake and coll'ee were also served, as well as some very fine music. Annual Installation ot ti. A. R. ami W. R. C. Notice is hereby given that Capt. Geo. Stow Post. No. 274. G. A. R., and W. R. C, No. 137, will bold a Joint installation of tbeir officers at their ball In Tionesta on Wednesday, Jan. 5, 1910, at seven o'clock P. M. All com rails and their families and members of W. It. C. and husbands are cordially invited to partici pate. Refreshments will be served. By order of tbe Commander. Samukl D. Ikwin, Adjutant of Post. Nku.h Stroup, Sec'y of W. R. C. One hundred novelty pieces, hand decorated China, from the studio of Mrs. R. S. Lewis of Oil City, on display at Dunn A Fulton's drug store. tf Now, Is the time to engage a room for the Winter term at the Clarion State Normal School, The Winter term opens Tues day, January 4th. New Dormitory, Free Tuition, Fine Equipment, Strong Facul ty. Write for catalogue and full infor mation. J. Ueorge liccht, Principal. If you are suffering from biliousness, constipation, indigestion, chronic head ache, invest one cent in a postal card, send to Clianiberland Medicine Co., Dea Moines, Iowa, with your name and ad dress plainly on the back, and they will forward you a Ireo sample or Chamber lain's Stomach and Liver Tablets, Sold by all dealers. Caution Notice. You are hereby noli lied that I have purchased the house and barn in Claring ton known as the forest house and barn. Any person or persons interfering with the lumber, etc., of tbe some will be ilea 1 1 lib according to law. 3t M. B. liKonuK, Clarion, Pa. The peculiar properties of Chamber lain's Cough Honied y have been thoroughly tested during epidemics cf iutluen.a, and wheu It was taken In time we have not beard of a single tasu uf pueumonia. Sold by all dealeis. 5 C im nrrfV 1 ULllOAl 1IILI IG00D THINGS TO GIVE! Chin a ware, Fancy Glassware, Leather Goods, Christmas Cards aud Booklets, Books and Stationery, Columbia Phonographs, Disc and Cylinder Records, Art Pottery, Framed Pictures, Jewelry. Bring io Your Pictures to be Framed Bovard's Pharmacy. I sr .VsJinR mi K'lVFt "ia' m M I 1 J HOPKINS' STORE. Tho Placo to Look for What You Want. The Same Old Story Christmas Galore at Hopkins' Store. A Good Christmas Present is a Useful Article. We Have Them. For (he Cjeulleiiieii. What is nicer than a nice new op to date Overcoat, a Rain Coat, Silk Umbrella, Winter Cap, Leather Suit Case, Steamer Trunk, Fine Dress Shoes, Slippers, or Shirts, Collars, Cutis and Neckties? The yery latest things in Neckties for boys, young men or old men. You could scarcely thick of any thing in the way of Christmas giving tbat you can't get in our assortment. We Didn't Forget the Utile Folks. We have the Dolls, D U Carriages, Sleds, Wagons, Skates, Books, Pic ture Books, Tops, Games, Toys of every description. It will pay you to cotne in. Bring the children. L. J. HOPKINS. ANNOUNCEMENT. D. PADOLL, O. R.., The Xoled Kye-Sight Specialist and KcfriH'tiiiK Optician, Will be at The Central Hotel, Tionesta, Every two Weeks on Thursdays. Next Dates Dec. 23, '09, Jan. 6, 10 I low Are Your Eyes? Do they ache? D.i they bur ? Are you troubled with dizziness? Do the letters run together when you read? Docs your head ache after reading? Does a strong light hurt your eyes? Do you see floating specks? Are your eyefuls granulated? Do you have styes? I. IMDOM,, O. It., Permanent Address, 426 Holland Street, Erie, Pa. Why Not Get Him Bath Robe? Of course there are Hath Robes and Hath Kobes, but those that we ask you to inspect here and make your selection Irom are the kind men like and want, great big liberal robes that there is comfort in wearing, and in addition there is service buiit in every one of them, and absolute assurance to the giver that they will be warmly received by their fortunate recipients. $3, 4, 5, (i,$7 to $10. Our Smoking Jackets Are handsome, practical ones tbat a man will enjoy wearing. They're of warm, rich materials; are generously made and are beautifully finished; trimmings are stylish and in good taste. Every one is oi thoroughly high quality and gives you all the value possible for the money. Trices, ., $5, .(, s7 to $10. I "oFie. PR 41 XSENtfcA ST, Are You AWARE That it is only a few weeks to Christmas? If ynu want something special now is the time to place the order be fore it is too late. Place Your Or ders Now And yuu will not be disappointed. IIAKYEY FKITZ, The Leading Jeweler, 32 SENECA St.. OIL CITY, PA. For the Ladles. Fancy Linen Towels, Fancy Lineu Table Serais, Table Liueu, Napkins, Handkerchiefs, Silk Scarfs, Collars, Ties and Mufllers, Rogers 1847 best Silverware, Knives, Forks, Spoons, Orange Spoons, Berry Spoons, Meal Forks, Soup Ladles, Loives, Forks aud Spoons for Children, Cbinaware of every description, Carving Knives and Forks, Nickled Copper Cooking Utensils. Everything suitable for Christmas giving. Your F.jt's Examined Ab solutely Free! Not one penny charged for cxami nation services. If y'u need glasses he will tell you; if ynu don't, he will tell you. Defective vision, its causes and its cure, his specialty. ice - clot KmEr OIL CITY, PA