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B. P.SCHWEIEB,
KDTTOR AKD PKOPBIKTOB.
' . ARGUMENT COURT.
The .court assembled on Tuesday the
18th lost; without a President Judge, j
JTt!iuf8!;Swartz"d8,er,ett'
conducted the business.
Reuben Reynolds was appointed tax'
collector in and for the Borough of Mif- J
4HnAn-. . .tf - 4 1. I
.tuiuu, w uii vacancy vhuku ujr iuc
death of Bainuei JI. RoIIman. I
In the estate ofSarah Ann Moyer, '
late of the Borough, of Miffliotown, de-,
ceased, order to sell decedent's real es
tate printed.
. In the estate of Philip deck, deceas
ed, order to eell Raid decedent's real es
tate granted.
In the estate of John Acaley, late of
Susquehanna township, deceased, real
estate of said decedent reported unsold
for want of sufficient bid, and an alias
, ' " . j rangement and direction, is always in
f?fle.of "?,b JLau.ver' de- the hands of a few men who are lead
ceased real estate of said decedent, re- - by vlrtue of Section, experience
ported as old to Josiah Messimer for or natural ability. The coming session
170.00. Sale confirmed as reported. I will be no exception to this establish
In the estate of Isaac Benner, late of ed rule, the only difference being that
Fayette township, deceased, real estate Ith three parties in the field there
of said decedent reported as sold as fol
lows, the mansion tract containing
147 acres to -Robert MeMeen for $1,500.-
00; No 2, a tract of woodland as sold to
H. W. Hain for 75.00.
Sale con firm-
ed as reported.
In the estate of Elizabeth C'assett, de-
ceased, real estate of said decedent re
ported as sold to David F. Boone for
$101.00. Sale confirmed as reported.
In the estate of Abraham B. Snyder,
deceased, real estate of said decedent,
reported as sold to Harry A. Rit.maii
, m ;?iaf),0Q. Baleconfirmedas reported
in the estate of George T. Frey, de
ceased, order tb sell decedent's real es
tate granted.
In the estate of Stephen L. I .and is,
deceased, real estate of said decedent '
,.,.1,1 . l m ... , i
.tiuitou ouiu IU .juritrjJU 1 . o ill 1 L LI ior
$625.00. Sale con finned as renorted.
In the estate of William W. Rentier,
deceased, confirmation of return to or
der of sale or the said decedeut's real
estate, held over until the First Mon
day of February 1901.
All accounts of Executors, Adminis
trators, guardians and trustees adver
tised to be confirmed at this Court were
Held over until the First Monday of
February, 1901-
In the matter of the contest of
Thomas Hackendorn forT. K. Beaver's
seat in the Legislature, further consid
eration of the case was rostponed until
January 3rd, 1901
At the December Term of court, Wed
nesday, December 19, was fixed as the
day on which the case would be heard.
At the December term it was urged by
counsel for Beaver, that the Associate
Judges in the absence of a President
Judge, had no power either to mark the
contest filed or to fix a day for the hear
ing. But the Associates believing that
they had that power and also to call in
j President Judge to hear the ca.,
marked the contest filed and set Wed
nesday of this week as the day for the
hearing. Counsel for Beaver filed in
the Prothonotary's Office on Monday,
a motion to quash the contest on the
ground that the Associate Judges had
no right to mark the contest filed.
Cou n hc I for Hackendorn on Tuesday,
admitted that the Associates Judges
had no power to call in a Judge learned
in the law by asking that the further
consideration of the contest be postpon
. ed until January 3, 1901. This the As
sociates after long del iberation and very
careful consideration of the law, grant
ed. Counsel for Beaver excepted to this
continuance on the ground that the As
sociates were without jurisdiction in
the matter
The first question for the court to dis
pose of when a court of competent jur
istlirtion is organized will be the right
of the Associates to file the contest. If
the court should decide the contest
against the Associates, the contest is
ended.
In the meantime T. K. Beaver will
take his seat in the Legislature, exer
cise the rights of a member, while Mr.
Hackendorn warms himself by crack
ing his heels on the outside.
. - - M
GOLD IX MAINE.
Gold has lieen found in Maine
alxnit four miles from East Pitts-
ton. The discovery of gold in this
place was due to Mr. Pendeton,
who bought the farm where the
mine is fourteen years ago. He
found that after taking possession
that he had plent of rocks on his
land, and it was breaking np these
impediments to profitable agricul
tural work that he discovered the
gold bearing quartz. He sent away
tome specimens and had them as
sayed, with the resultthat he turn
ed from a common farmer into
what he believed a more profitable
profession, that of gold mining
He opened a ledge and sunk a
shaft to fifteen feet. The ore was
tested as the work progressed and
showed the presence of gold in pay
ins (i nan tities right along. The
rook is a white quartz.
BIO BOYSDELIGHTED.
A Huntingdon county school
mistrees, who a short time ago
adopted the novel plan of punish
ment of making unruly pupils sit
in her lap for several minutes, has
abandoned the scheme It work
ed prettv effectively on the small
er pupils, but it was no time until
the big bovs, whose tormer oenav-
ior was most exemplary, bean to
be verv unruly, and after she had
nursed a couple of them to their
delight the teacher declared the
3eal off for the term
Does the constitution follow the
flai is the question now before the
tt s Sunreme Court, ine court
ia r-onsiderine the question to de
termine whether the constitution
goes into effect wherever tne A.mer
can flag is hoisted and whether
the government can exercise ad
ministrative and legislative auth-
'tos. outside the constitution.
Jim. ,
as be
" 'THE CG1.MG
Oraphic Pen Pictures of the Men of Three Par
ties Who Will Conduct Affairs y
At Harrisburg:. ;y v
5TRIKrNO ROMANCES IN REAL LIFE.
' ' . '
flow TImm Leaders Rose From the Ranks to Positions of Command.
Their Characteristics and Traits as Seen Apart From Par-
T
fJaanshlp Life Stories and Struggles of Men Who
Names Are Political Household Words.
The approaching session of the Penn
sylvania legislature promises to be one
of the most Interesting held In recent
rears. In addition to the work of
electing a United States senator a great
deal of Important legislation 'rill come
before it. ...
.. The real work of a session, its r-
will be a greater display of ability, sa
gacity and generalship than has ever
been seen In the history of house c
senate.
The three parties referred to are the
"Stalwart" Republicans, the "Inde
pendent" Republicans, and the Demo-
crata. A study of the' field on the eve
of the assembling indicates that the
active leadership in each of these par
ties will devolve upon a very few men.
They will be generals, and a study of
the men at the head of each division
Indicates that this leadership will be
In most competent hands.
A conspicuous feature in the lives of
this handful of men is that with one
or two exceptions they have carved
their way to political, professional or
financial eminence by herd work. They
are en fromJ theJfank8' a"d- there"
Urf, MSI II LICU IU U1IBCI UUU ICOU,
The following sketch of their lives
Is purely biographical, and baa been
prepared without partisan bias. These
leaders are described as they appear in
social life, and to those who know
them best.
CeamlsiUMf Durham.
On the part of the "Stalwart"
Re-
publicans State Insurance Commission
er Israel W. Durham, ex-state senp-tor,
ax-mcgistrate of Philadelphia, stands as
the undisputed head
of that element in
Philadelphia. Com
missioner Durham
is 44 years of age,
having been born
Oct. 24, 1856. He
comes of an old
Quaker City family,
and in personal ap
pearance Is of me
dium height and
lnurano Commis
sioner Durham.
build, light mustache and complexion
and a slight tendency to stoutness.
19 a personal and social way Com
missioner Durham Is one of the most
affable and companionable of men,
whose most striking characteristic Is
his perfect frankness. In his political
affiliations this trait is marked, to
gether with a disposition to grasp all
the details of a situation at once and
act accordingly. The secret of Commis
sioner Durham's success Is his affabil
ity, his trenkness and his thorough
knowledge of Philadelphia, where he
has spent all his life. The companion
able traits of Mr. Durham's nature at
tract and hold men.
Whatever Israel W. Durham has
achieved in politics is due eutlrely to
his own efforts, backed by an indomit
able will. Immediately on graduating
from the Philadelphia high school he
learned the brickmaking trade, which
he deserted to enter the flour and feed
business. His popularity led to his
entrance into politics, aud in 18SS,
when not yet 30 years of age, he was
elected by the Republicans one of the
police magistrates of Philadelphia. Ha
was re-elected in 1SS0, and was urged
for re-election in '95, but declined a
third nomination.
He became a state senator in 1897,
when he was elected from the Sixth
district, with practically no opposition,
to fill the unexpired term of his per
sonal friend, Hon. Boles Penrose, who
bad been elected United States senator.
In 1688 Mr. Durham was a delegate to
the Republican national convention at
Chicago, and from this time dates his
rise from ward politics into the broad
er domain of city and state politics. It
was largely due to Mr. Durham that
State Senator Pentose was chosen
United States senator in '97. and in
each legislative session since 1895 Com
missioner Durham has ben a potent
factor la protecting and directing the
interests of Hon. M. S. Quay and the
stalwart element of the Republican
party.
He was one of the first of the state
leaders to espouse the cause of Hon.
William A. Stone as a gubernatorial
candidate, and so earnestly and ef
fectually did he work for success tha.
he was rewarded by Oovernor Stone
with appointment as State Insurance
Commissioner.
In the legislative session of 1899 the
fact was universally recognized that
the mainspring cf the Quay contest at
that sesbion had its power in the per
sonality of Israel V. Durham and John
P. Elkin. In the approaching session
these two men will o npy the place of
leadership at the beil of the "Stal
wart" rcliiT?m Commissioner Durham
Is & y.U i r.
Atti ri:cy .'.-.pra! John P. Elkin. an
other t-t the Stalwart" Republican
leailct i-viii-s of tiistinuished parent
ace. He is ti e sou of the man. Fran
cis Elkin. who erected aud operated
the first tin plate mill In the United
Staies. This was at Wellsville. O.. in
1874, and Attorney General Elkin, then
a lad of 14, was one of the first helpers
employed around this establishment,
which was the forerunner of one of the
greatest of America's industries.
Attorney General Elkin is a stalwart
In appearance as well as In principle.
He is six feet high and built In pro
portion. He is a fluent, graceful talk
er, with a turn for the practical and
exact rather than for the eloquent in
public address. His home is in Indi
ana, where his political and official
duties cannot win him from a fireside
whose adornment Is a wife, two young
daughters and a son.
John P. Elkin is of Scotch-Irish an
cestry. He was educated in the public
schools, and graduated from the In
diana Normal school. He was a school
STRUGGLE
teacher at 15 year
of age. In 1882 he
entered the Univer
sity of Michigan at
Ann Arbor, and two
years later, in 1884.
he was graduated
with honor from its
law department. In
the same year, on
his return to Penn
sylvania, he was
Attorney Graeral
called to the bar of
Elkin.
Indiana county, and in the fall election
was chosen one of Indiana's represent
atives to the legislature of 1S85. At
this time he was but 24 yean of age,
one of the youngest men who had ever
sat in the house.
The vigor of youth inspired him to
conspicuous efforts at this session, and
in 1887 he was re-elected and made
chairman of the important Corr-mit-tee
on Constitutional Reform. Among
the many positions of trust aud honor
in politics and out cf it which he has
held was that of chairman of the Re
publican state convention which nomi
nated Gregg and Morrison in 1881:
for years was president of the Indiana
school beard; is a member or the board
of trustees of the Indiana Norma?
school: president of the Farmers' bank
of Indiana and Deputy Attorney General
of Pennsylvania for nearly three years
under Attorney .General MeCormick.
He was chairman of the Republican
SUite Committee through three cam-
Iwima Tfluilintr til., nAntv tn .-!..,.
i
and immediately upon his induction r "on tandI,aI com?on Jkk014".0,!1
into office Covernorstone appointed ,8natr FU?na,y biKh n l5e
him Attorney General, which position . "st of men in Pittsburg who have made
he has held ever since. Ia his personal . 6rcBl
contact with inenof all classes Attorney , Personal appearance he is of fine phy
Gencral Elkin is an agreeable. n.'caZ 1 8"l"e' f'V!1 Zi? and "us;
ant voiced gentleman of kindly im- tache i? 'V.1?? Tk ,0k" fi
:.usc and ,fn..i rJ;,-," the world with keen eyes through gold
a staunch partisan end personal friend
of Hon. M. S. Quay, bis only eon being
named Stanley Quay Elkin.
I tilted stnlca Senator Pmtow.
An unwritten law in American poll
tics is that the representative of any
party from any state in the senate of
the United Stated is regarded as the
titular if not the ac
tual head of the par
ty in that state. By
reason of his posi
tion, therefore, of
his youth and of his
friendships United
States Senator Boies
Penrose is regarded
as one of the men
who will exert a po-
5
Unitcd States SMaMr16" miiuence in ue
Penrose. ?'u'n . questions
that must come be
fore the next legislature, so far as bis
party Is concerned. From his Brat en
trance into the political arena Senator
Penrose Lrs beea identined with the
stalwarts, or what has later been de
nominated the Quay clement la the
Republican party. Of illustrious an
cestry, the founders of his family have
been identified with tha government of
Penimy-lraoia since tho dajrj of Penr.
'l hrouxh the Biddies, Thomases and
Penroses he bns inherited an Ameri
canism stretching through six gener
ations. L'cies Pentose entered Harvard at
the early age of 16, and graduated with
high hor.o.-s in 18S1. He was born Nov.
1, IStSO. at 1331 Spruce street, the hoiise
in which he still resides when in Phila
delphia. His father was II. A. K. Pe:
roso. M. D.. LL. D. Since 1885 the thil.
strongly buiit form of Boiei Pen;-ose
has been a familiar one in Harrisburg,
where be served successively as mem
ber of the house In 1885 mid member
of the state senate from to 1S2C.
By profession Si-n.itor Penrose ts a
lawyer, bavin? studied under Wayne
MccVcagh and George Tucker Bis
pham. being admitted to the Philadel
phia bar in 1S83. In c ,na?ction with
his law partner. Mr. Allinson. he is the
author of "A History cf the City Gov
ernment of Philadelphia." a volume
entitled "Philadelphia 1 681-1857" and a
"History of Ground Rents ia PMiadol
pbla." He vas electod to the United
States senate to succeed J. Prnahl
Catiieroa in 18SC, and today is Pennsyl
vania's only representative in that dis
tinguished body.
The marked characteristic of Sena
tor Penrose's public life Is the fluency
and command of language in his public
utterances. He Is one of the most pol
ished speakers that over sat In the
State Senete of Pennsylvania. He also
13 a bachelor.
Col. Jaair V. Coffey.
The controlling power In Demo
cratic councils at Harrisburg the com
ing session will be, Juct as he was last
session. Col. James McClurg Gfffcy.
Democratic National Committeeman
from Pennsylvania, and the recognized
head of the party In this state. The
story of Col. Guffey's life ha3 been one
long romance. He ia not only tje
largest oil producer in the United
States, but employs more men in his
gold and silver mining Derations in
Idaho than any single Individual.
Col. Guffey comes from one of the
oldest families In Pennsylvania. On
his mother's side he ts descended from
the historic Clan Campbell of Scot
land, while on his paternal side the
Guffey family. has for generations past
been prominent in the Shire of lennrk
In the Scottish lowlands. The first
Guffey arrived in this country in 1738,
settled In Philadelphia and subse
quently penetrated the then wilderness
to what is now Westmoreland county,
where he established the first English
settlement In that county and the sec
ond west of the Alleghenles.
James M. Guffey passed his early days
on his father's farm and attending the
district school. At the age of IS ho
became a clerk in tho superintendent's
office of the Louis
ville and Nashville
railroad, at Louis
ville, Ky. He sub
sequently resigned
to accept a more re
sponsible position
at Nashville. Tenn.,
with the Adams Ex
press company. It
was while here that
his attention wasdl-00'- J""
rected to the new and wonderful oil
fields of his native state. He returned
to Pennsylvania and immediately en
tered upon a career as a producer and
operator which has had few parallels
in the phenomenal story of tho oil re
gions. Within a few rears his operations
covered five counties. He drilled tho
celebrated Matthews well, one of the
greatest of its time. When the discov
ery of .natural gas was made he
. 1 v . .1 withy
t at had att-Hd4 r
Then he branch xt
meat of co?' areas i
.inn-
nd West Virginia, and this waaLt-
towed tr his venture to goU J rr
ver raining in Idaho and aw
to president of the Trade Jtxrflar Kln
lag and Milling company, of Silver
City. Idaho. The L.rn of Gaffer 1
that state is naawl after hisa.
Col. Guffey, la connection with hie
brother, the late Sheriff John M. Guf
fey, of -Westmoreland county, has al
way taken an Interest In politics. At
the Democratic state committee meet
tog in August. 189T. CoL Ouffey was
elected a member of the Democratic
national committee from Pennsylvania,
which position he has held ever since.
It is the only office In the gift of his
party that he has held, and ho haa re
peatedly declared that he la not a can
didate for any other office.
The striking feature of CoL Gaffer
political career has been his control of
men. He is a keen student of human
nature and reads men intuitively. To
this fact and the wide experience of
his life In the business world Is due
the remarkable hold he has upon his
party and its leaders. Col. Duffer's to
a striking figure. He Is tall and slen
der, with waving gray hair and Iron
gray mustache. His features are clear
cut and expressive. In manner he Is
quick. Instantly grasping a point, a
ready conversationalist, and one of
the mot agreeable of men. He resides
with his wife and four children in a
beautiful home In the East End of
Pittsburg. His hospitality and bene
factions are the dominating features of
his social life. He is a prominent
member of the Manhattan club of New
York, the Duquesne club of Pltts
j burg, a trustee of Washington and
I Jefferson college and of many other
social tin a eaucauonai insuiuiions.
Col. Guffey has just completed his 60tb
year of life.
Stcte tor rilu.
The element of the Republican par
ty which goes under the various names
of "Independent." "Insurgent" and
"Anti-Quay" Republicans haa as Its
recognized head
State Senator Will
iam Flinn, of Pitts
burg, the represent
ative at Harrisburg
of the Forty-fourth
senatorial district.
Senator Flinn is a
living exemplifica
tion of what brains,
energy and self re
liance can do for
Statu Sraator Flinn.
the man who starts in life with ambi-
conspicuous feature is a square, firmly
set lower Jaw, Indicative of character
and firmness.
Every man has some marked pecu
liarity, and that of Senator Flinn is
directness coupled with decision. He
goes straight to tbe heart of a ques
tion, settles it and dismisses it to take
up the next problem. He Is a high type
of the business man in politics. Be
ginning life as an apprentice to the
trade of brass finishing and gas and
steam fittings, by his own efforts he
has become one of tbe largest con
tractors in the country, being at the
head of the Booth fc Flinn company.
Incorporated, of Pittsburg.
Senator Flinn was born at Manches
ter. England, on May 6. 1851. of Irish
parentage. His parents removed to
Pittsburg in the year of his birth, and
since that time he has made his home
In the "Smoky City." While a young
man he began Uking an active Interest
in politics, soon rose to be a precinct
leader, then the controller of his ward,
and later the head of the "Republican
organization In Pittsburg, having occa
pled for the past 18 years the responsi
ble position of chairman of the Repub
lican city committee.
His flrct venture Into the legislative
whirl was the session of 1871, and he
was ra-alected to the session of 1811.
In 1890 be was first chosen to repre
sent his district In the state senate. In
1894 be was re-elected with practically
no opposition, and two years ago for
the third time he received an over
whelming majority. For twentr rears
past Senator Flinn has attended as a
delegate every state convention, and
since 1S84 has been a delegate to every
national convention of the Republican
party.
His years of service In house and sen
ate, and as a presiding officer at con
ventions and in committees, has made
Senator Flinn one of the best parlia
mentarians In public life. On the floor
of the senate he expresses himself with
ease, fluency and precision of grammat
ical utterance. In debate he Is forcible
and convincing. He has none of the
email vices or men. and resides with his
fatally in a beautiful home In the east
end of Pittsburg. His elder son, a grad
uate of Yale, is tbe associate of his
fatiier in his business enterprises.
Sfnte Senator Martial.
At the head of the allied Independ
ent Republican forces in Philadelphia
Is State Senator David Martin, a Phila
deiphian of Scotch-Irish ancestry, the
sou of a farmer and
a Republican from
his birth. Senator
Martin was elected
a member of the
Republican execu
te e rotuoiittee be
fore he was a voter,
and octinued in that
position for 32 con
secutive years. -He
haa been Sprronnt-
at-arrasof the House 8tots Pru,toc Kmr,,
of Representatives at Washington, a
delegate to all the state conventions
for 28 years, except two, and served
four years as a member of the Republi
can National Committee. The other of
fices that Senator Martin has filled
with credit to himself and his party are
those of Mercantile Appraiser for five
years. Collector of Internal Revenue tor
the Ninth district for two years and
Secretary of the Commonwealth of
Pennsylvania for nearly two years.
At the national convention of 1896
he was one of the six Pennsylvania
delegates who voted for Major McKin
ley. declining to join the rest of the
delegation in voting for Senator Quay
for president. He was a delegate to tbe
national convention at Minneapolis
and also a delegate to the national con
vention in '88 which nominated Har
rison for president.
The senatorial district which Mr.
Martin represents gave him the dis
tinction two years ago of the largest
majority ever given a senatorial can
didate In the state, he having defeated
the Democratic nominee by over 21,000
votes In a poll of about 37,000.
Senator Martin holds a high place In
the councils of the independent Re
publican organisation, as his position
In Philadelphia entitles hlra to such
distinction. His manner ia not ef
fusive, and though agreeable and en
tertaining in private conversation ho
carefullv chooses his words In discuss
ing aiTairs of state or politics.
As a farmer's son. his love for
country life has always remained su
preme, asd he resides with his wife,
sister and brother-in-law. the latter
William J. Roney, Receiver of Taxes of
Philadelphia, on the old farm in a
beautiful modern mansion near
Holmenburg, Philadelphia, where the
hospitality of himself and his wife are
proverbial. Of late Senator Martin has
come to the front as .a public speaker
when occasion demanded it, and at
such times has expressed himself with
freedom and force.. Senator Martin to
M roars of age.
For nearly (aw years tao execnthr
:- ti tiii -i r t i
aorsoaal ' tmi-i
of .. its : secretary.
Frederick JL Ys
Valksnborg.- Ho
was promlBeoUy
identified with Uw
aanatorlal contest la
tho legislature two
years ago, was on
of the directing pow
ara In the John
r. A Van UMBbuiw. waaajBnkor senato
rial contest at Harrisburg four roan
ago. and will bo in charge of tho
league's work in connection with tho
Independent Republican ssovement tho
coming session. Associated with hlsa
will bo Hon. A. D. , Fettorolf, former
chief clerk of tho house and one of tho
Independent leaders of eastern Penn
arlvanla. Mr. Van vaikentrarg is raw oi w
youngest men In active politics In tho
state, having been bora April S, 1S67,
la Tioga county. Ho comes of an old
family and revolutionary ancestry. Tho
only office he has over held was that
of assistant postmaster at Wellsboro
In 1890 and 1892. Ho to a man of me
dium helcht- stoutly built, of Jovial
disposition and with a keen sense of
humor, mor to nis entrance iiw
sUU politics ho had been active In
Tioga county Republican affairs.
Politics, however, do not engross all
of his time, for he to general manager
of tho Bangor Star Slate company, and
Is Identified with the development or
tbe now famous Tioga county ou fields.
Prior to his election as secretary of the
Business Men's League he was a con
tractor for iron and steel highway
bridges. The peculiarity about Mr.
Van Valkenburg to that he haa no de
sire to hold office and would not ac
cept political preferment, as he has
frequently declared.
He to a part owner of the Wells
boro Republican-Advocate. He lives
at tho Manufacturers' club, in Phila
delphia, and is noted for his collection
of curios and editions De Lux of rare
works. This to the only hobby he In
dulges. He to one of the best known
of the younger club men in Philadel
phia. Like all men who exercise ex
ecutive or directing power in poli
tics or business, he is straightforward
In his utterances and does not leave
anybody in doubt as to his ideas cn any
subject. His friends are carefully se
lected and ere of the kind who are
steadfast under all circumstances.
A Chestnut Farm.
E. W. Warner of Williamsport,
ia the owner of probably the odd
est farm in Pennsyhania. It is a
chestnut farm located in the moan-
tain district of north-east Lycom
ing county, nearthe Sullivan coun
ty line. The trees of which there
are over three thousaud are in rows
exactly as fruit trees are in the or
chard and Mr. Warner gives them
as much and more attention as do
the owners of truit trees. The or
iginal saplings or sprouts were
culled from a wide area of chestnut
thicket, trimmed into shape, then
grafted with the American sweet
chestnut, a native nut of Pennsyl
vania. The result has been marv
elous. This year was the third
bearing season for tbe trees, some
of the nuts being astonishingly
large, measuring more than one
inch across. As many as seven
grew in a burr. The flavor of the
nuts, it was feared, might be im
paired by their size, but the kern
els are as fine and sweet as the
choicest Pennsylvania chestnut
picked up in the fields.
OTICK OF Antscai, Elktiox.
The Policy holders of the Juniata
Farmers' Mutual Fire insurance com
pany will bold their Annual Election,
at tne nouseoi u. . Ruioun in aicai
1. 1 1 1n .. C. ... 1 . .. !....-.. 1 .1 , K
1901, between the hours of 9 A- M. and
8 o'clock. P. M.
William Pi-fkenbeiigkk,
4L. Scc'y.
Stockholders' Meeting. Juxi
at Valley National Bank
. OF MlFFINTOWN, Pa.
Notice to hereby Riven that the An
nual meeting of stock-holders of this
bank, for tbe election or seven directors,
will be held in the banking rooms in
Miftiintown, on Tuesday, January 15,
1901. between tho hours of 10 a. m and
12 m. By order of tbe Hoard,
- T. Van Irwix, Cashier.
December 11, 1900. jan.'l.
-THJ
Juniata Valley
National Bank.
-o-
Capital ... 60,000
LOUIS E. ATKINSON, President.
T. V. IRWIN, Cashier
DIRECTORS.
Louis E. Atkinson. W. C. Pomeroy
John Hertxler. J. L. Barton.
H. J. Snellen berger. W. N. Sterrett
T. Van Irwin.
' Interest allowed on time deposits a'
the rate of three per cent, per an nam.
January 11, 1899.
MIFFLIN
ACADEMY
-BEGINS THE
FALL TERM
Board, Tuition and Furnished
Room ior tbe Term,
04a
. TUITION", '
S16.
j. babWdysingeb,
Principal
Mifflintown, Juniata county. Pa.
to an.- c;
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Horn-, Jtfiaatowa, V
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ZT1 Crown aaa onsgv ware,
Painless Eztraetioa.
All work sarsaUotL
tons Mm Arzraec. Parsei.
ATKISSOIW rBNTEl.l
ATTORNEYS -AT -LAW,
wiswf.Tam1E3(. PA.
Osini On Mais r r1" ru
deaee of Loots m.
Bridge street.
atttsjson,
T ro
lOowreyai
tr-rCoUesttoci
to stt saded to.
WILBKBFOBCE MHWOTER,
Attorney-t-Law.
Collections and all legal busi
ness promptly attended to.
OFFICE IN COURT HOUSE.
HIVE II MOSEY TO DEPOSIT P
ARC YOU A BORROWER t
THE F188T
da run,
uirruitrown, pa.
THREE PER CENT
IIVTKREHT
PAtP ON TIME CERTIFICATED.
Money Loaned at Lowest Hates.
March 5. 1898.
PENNSYLVANIA. RAILROAD
Schedule in Effect, Nov 26,
1900.
WESTWARD.
Way Passenger, leaves Philadelphia
at 4 25 a m; Harrisburjr 8 00 a. m;
Duncannon 8 85 a. m; New Port 9 05
a. m; Millerstown 9 15 a. m: Durword
9 21 a. m; Thompson town 9 26 a. m;
Van Dyke 9 33 a. m; Tuscarora 9 36 a.
m; Mexico 9 40 a. m; Port Royal 9 44 a.
m; Mifflin 9 50 a. m; Den holm 9 55 a,
m; Lewistown 10 13 a. m; McVeytown
10 88 a. m: Newton Hamilton 11 00 a.
m; Mount Union 11 06 a. m; Hunting
don ll2 p. m; Tyrone 12 20 p. m: Al-
toona l oo p. m: nttsoure; a w p. m.
Mail leaves Philadelphia at 7 00 a. m;
Harrtebursr at 11 48 a. m; Mifflin 1 11
p. m; Lewistown 1 30 p. m; Hunting
don 2 29 p. m; Tyrone 3 iz p. m; Al
toona 3 45 p. m; Pittsburg'8 40 p. m.
Altoona Accommodation leaves Har
risburg at 5 00 p. m; Duncannon 5 34
?. m; Newport 6 02 p. m; Millerstown
11 p. m; Thompson town 6 21 p. m;
Tuscarora 6 30 p. m: Mexico ( 33 p. m;
Port Royal 0 38 p. m; Mifflin 6 43 p. m;
Den holm 6 49 p. m; Lewistown 7 07 p.
m; McVeytown 7 80 p. m; Newton
Hamilton 7 50 p. m; Huntingdon 8 20
p. m; Tyrone 9 02 p. m: Altoona 9 35
p. m.; Pittsburg 1.50 a. m.l
Pacific Kxpress leaves Philadelphia
at ii 2u p. m; rtarnsburg at I oo a. m.
Marysville 3 14 a. m. Duncannon 3 29
a. m. Newport 8 52 am. Port RovaJ
4 25 a. m. Mifflin 4.80 a. m. Lewirtown
4 52 a m. Newton Hamilton 5 33 a. m.
Huntingdon 6 03 a. m. Petersburg 19
a. m. Tyrone 6 52 a. m. Altoitna 7 40 a.
m. Pittsburg 12 10 a. m.
Oyster Kxpmw "leaves Philadelphia
at 4 30 p, m. Harrisburg al 10 05 p. m.
Newport 11 12 p. m. Mifflil 11 04 p. m.
Lewistown 12 02 p. m.; Huntingdon 12
58 a. m. Tyrone 1 32 a. in. Altoona 2 00
a. m. .Pittsburg 5 80 a. m. I
Fast Line leaves Philadelphia at 12
25 p. m. Harrisburg 3 45 pj m. Duncan
non 4 H p. m. Newport tpo p. m. Mif
flin 5 02 p. m. Lewistoaii 5 22 p. m.
Mount Union 6 03 p. m. I Huntingdon
6. 22 p. m. Tyrone 6 59 d m. Altoona
7 35 p. m. Pittsburg 11 SO jp. m.
EASTWARD.
Altoona Accommodation leaves Al
toona at 5 00 a. m. Tyrone 5 24 a. m.
Petersburg 5 45 a. m. Huntingdon 5 57
a. m. Newton Hamilton 8 21 a. m. Nc
Veytown 6 37 a. m. Lewistown 6 38 a.
m. Mifflin 7.18 a. m. Port Royal 7 22 a.
m. Tbompsontown 7 37 a. m. Millers
town 7 46 a. m. Newport 7 55 a. m.
Duncannon 8 20 a. m Harrisburg 8 50
a. m., Philadelphia 11.48.
Bea Bhore leaves Pittsburg at 2 50 a.
m. Altoona 7 10 a. m. Tyrone 7 88 a. m.
Huntingdon 8 25 a. m. McVeytown 9 10
a. m. Lewistown 9 80. m. Mifflin 950
a. m. Port Royal 9 54am. Thompson-
town lo ih a. m. Aitiiemown 10 17 a.
m. Newport 10 27 a. m. Duncannon 10
49 a. m. Marysville 11 03 a. m. Hams-
Durg ii a a.m. l-ntiaiieipuia 17 p. m.
Main Line Kxpress leaves Pittsbunr
at 8 00 a. m. Altoona 11 40 a. m. Tyrone
iz us p. m. Huntingdon iz so p. m.
Lewistown 1 83 p. m. Mifflin 1 50 p. m.
Harrisburg 3 10 p. in. Baltimore 6 00 p.
m. Washington 7 15 p. m. Philadelphia
6 23 p. m.
Mail leaves Altoona st 2 05 p. m. Ty
rone 2 35 p m. Huntingdon 8 17 p m.
Newton Hamiltou 8 47 p. m. McVey
town 4 20 p. m. Lewistown 4 83 p. m.
Mifflin 4 55p.m. PortBoyalSOO p. m.
Mexico 5 20 p. m. Thompsontown 5 18
p. m. Millerstown 5 28 p- m. Newport
6 39 p. m. Duncannon 6 08 p. m. Har
risburg 6 45 p. m.
Mail Express leaves Pittsburg at 12 45
p. m. Altoona 5 55 p- m- Tyrone 6 27
p. m. Huntingdon 7 10 p. m. McVey
town 7 51 p. m- Lewistown 8 10 p- m.
Mifflin 8 80 p. m. Port Royal 8 84 p. ia.
Millerstown 8 57 p. m- Newport 9 05 p.
m. Dancaunon 9 29 p- m. Harrisburg
Philadelphia Express leaves Pitta-
Durg at 4 30 p. m. Aimona 9 05 p. m
ijrone 9 55 p. m. nuuiwguon 10 12 p.
m. Mount Union 10 82 p. m. Lewis
town 11 16 p. m. Jflfflin 11 37 p. m. Har-
nsDarg 1 00 a. m. fnuaoeipma 4 25.
At Lewistown Junction. For Sun
twry 7 80 a. m. and 8 41 p. m. week-
oays.
For JfUroy 7 65, 11 45 a. m. and 8 00
p. m. week-days.
At Tyrone. For Clearfield and Cur-
wcuBvute iaia.nL tna 7 p.
week-days.
m.
For Bellefonte and Lock Haven 8 10
a. m. 12 30 and 7 15 P- m- week-days.
For further information - apnlv to
Ticket Agents, or Thomas E Watt.
Paasenger Agent, Western Division!
Cornar Fifth Avenue and Bndthfielo!
street, Pittsburg-
J B. HUTCHINSON, J.R.WOOD
uewraiaian'g'r. teoeral Pass'r. Agt.
MSB, ?."!'.
afb.,K
Mcve their Entire Line of Fall
end Winter Clothing novo in.
, Consisting of Hen's, Boys and Children's Suits and Over-
ooats, Hats, Shoes, Shirts and in
a Complete Line of Gents iornishings.
If vou want to be fashionably
dressed their's is the onlv store in
the County where you will find all
THE LATEST STYLES.
Call Examine and satisfy yourself.
In quantity- quality, Style, fit, fin
ish and Price
We defy Competition.
Hollobaugh & Son.
CLOTHIERS, IPTTEIiSOlSr, IPA.
McCLINTXC'S
HARDWARE
and House-Furnishing
S TOR E
THIS STORE SETS THE PACE.
O 0O0 O
THAT'S WHY YOU LIKE IT.
Things are never dull here; never stupid. Tbe full life of tbe store at
w6 has a cheerful welcome for all cowers, and ebopperj are q nick to decide
in favor of the Great Values to be found in our new
Neat, Stylish,
Inviting
STORE.
A Speoiallj Selected Stock of
Ranges, Cook, Parlor and Shop
StOTes.
Horse Blankets and Lap Robes.
LAMPS, isrjceaod small.
Gome in and look around. We'll
mike jou feel at home.
We have the largest Stock and
Store in tbe county.
oxrn istivie
GUARANTEES QUALITY. -
K. H. M'CLIWTIC
HES3CH &
' ttreat SKtIm In Mwrr asaal sr. .T
lLSJH'U & MOXGOLJI. MfV.
TO BE TRIED FOR MANS1AUH
TER. The followinar in an Kikiji. iv.ii
lipine war and shows that 00 the Wand
of Panay, the Filipinos are- fiur from a
pcaraui Biaie. xne iBfbrmatiou was
sent by James Sweeney to the Boston
Globe.
"Comoral Herhort 11,.
D, Twenty-ninth Tolantfm inknt-
brother of Frank Chase of Pleasant
Street, Marlboro, Mas., was shot and
kUled bv Jake
company C, Twenty-ninth infantry, at
r.th.L.M. c. - , . .
.R.u, Duisu suana, auritig tbe
night of Octobeer 27. About 300 Amer
ican soldiers hold the town of Catbalog
an, being constantly harrassed by the
insurgeuts, under General LuIxUhi on
surroundiiiK hills. Thia ia f
ders to kill all natives out after dark
on October 27 a rebel officer came into
town under a flag of truce and deliver
ed over Sergeant Rice and Corporal
. 'uny-inira infantry, who
were captured last March. These men
reported that the force of Fiiipmos be
sieginK the town immKa n . .
that they were boasting of coming into
the tnim t . 0
.in ui Americans.
"About 10 o'clock that night the Fil
ipinos opened a heavy fire on the town.
It was Cornoral Chaa.
" uuij tu rein
force the GaUiug gun squad, and the
aKarvsTs; ss
I ul. challenged. He
dreaded' Monj SfH"ch
was put into the Henderson
be triedon thi Si-l2i!S.f M .TUl
Chase was buried With mllil. . "
ore on October 5- m
51
fact all that goes to make Up
JilFFLINTOWN.
e4A. I
Education
AllMM(..l . .
I nrii-rr ou" won n w
yaJ- y'. c-fu.uK or ior DUiiuan.
Central State
formal Schoo!
toek HAVEN. CIMoa Cs.. fa.
HlmlfjsimJ bailrllnsa rt Ihwla AMtc
tfMtn tkcst elwric Itxhtfj. burrUsinc- of rg
1 . '""""win water, nxiTmix t-npcs
arstl ttietic jrountim. Expnie lofv. tcut
H Siraj.
i, R. FMCKINCER. Prlnusai.
Csatral St&ts kormal Scbool,
t-tW-K. HAVEN. PA.
Great Cures" vrm-ert Ly tiinuRan
of testimonials i.h:w that 1 ii tl's Sar
611 pari 11a possc-scs jw.t i lurify
vitalize fciid enrich th- l!'-!.
Hood'S Pills TTe tlie only pflll
be t;iken with Ho--wi Sarw:iia:iUa.
BO YEARS'
EXPERIENCE
Trade Mark
nraiGNS
COYBIOMTS C.
Anrone aaadtaf a akatcli and "Y!!ZZ
SnleklT asoanaln oar opmion fr wn; Jr
motion taprobablrpataotabla i"
tlona niietlj confidential. Handbook on f"
ant fraa. Oldaat uhwt for ifit.nK.l"lw'J,
PatcnU taken
itbnut. eli.aia. in the
tm
,u.b Mnnn a --
Scientific American.
A handsomer? Illustrated workjr. tst
aulatlon ot any aetoottno Jonrna . XSmS
raw : fcmt month. (L Sold by ail "o-"1?
raoca Onto, a r .Whmm'
REAT SALES proveWgrsa
merit of Hood's SarsaparillSa
Hood's Sarsanarilln frilg because it
oomplishai. GREAT CURES.
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