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JOHN H. I W. C. NEGLEY. PROP'RS. Republican Stale Ticket. FOB STATK TREASUBF.R, Hon. Samuel But lei*, OP CHESTER CO I" STY. County Ticket. FOR JI'RY COMMISSIONER, J. Wesley Monks, OF MIDDLESEX. SEVERAL communications and other matter have been crowded out this week. MR. GEORGE M GIBSON, of Clinton township, while at the Fair last week, bought, from Mr. Jacob Brown's herd of cattle, a fine yearling Durham bull, for which he paid S6O. Mr. Gibson has one of the liest farms in the southern end of our county. GEN. BENJAMIN F. BUTLER and Wendell Phillips have been put upon the same ticket in Massachusetts, that of the Greenback Labor party for Gov ernor and Lieut. Governor. This team is perhaps stronger in a literary and legal view than a political one. THE Parker Daily ceased to lie is sued as such, on the 13th inst., and hereafter the paper will be issued only as a weekly. The Daily was Bprightly and enterprising and we will miss its visits. Waliope as a weekly paper it may have all success. NOTWITHSTANDING the expedition with which criminal cases were tried last week, and the disposition of the Court to accommodate all defendants, some of them could not await the trial of their cases coming up, and left the town and the county very suddenly. In this way was ended the Cherry township cases, of adultery, in .which about eighty witnesses had been sub poenaed. _ AMONG the prominent gentlemen from other places who visited our lair last week, wo had the pleasure of meeting our old friend Hon. Josiah MePherrin, of Mercer county. Mr. McPherrin formerly resided in this county and has yet many friends here who are always pleased to see and welcome him back among them. He represented Mercer couuty in the Gen eral Assembly of the State for the years 1866 and '67, with great fidelity and with credit to himself and his con stituents. Harmony Fair. The annual Fair of the Connoque nessing Valley Agricultural Associa tion will be held at Harmony, on Sep tember 23, 24, 25 and 26. This is the only remaining Fair to be held in our county this fall, and we bespeak for it a liberal attendance and patronage. California and Maine. The full returns from the recent elections in the above States confirm the first news, that they have both gone Republican. In Maine both the Senate and House being Republican the Governor to be chosen will of course be of the same party. Court. During Court last week a very large number of cases were disposed of, some twenty-seven verdicts having been rendered. Court adjourned over to Monday of this week and up to this writing, Tuesday, is engaged in disposing of the balance of the criminal cases. The proceedings of last week will be seen in another place. 78th Reunion. Tho reunion of the surviving sol diers of the 78th Keg. Pa. Vols, comes ofT at Kittanning to morrow, 18th inst., and we understand all the surviving Butler men who were in it intend being present. The members Captain Ayrcs' company (originally Captain Jack's,) through Lieut. Joseph B. Mechliug here, arc taking an interest in the reunion. Long-Perduo Case. This case was again in Court last Saturday in a new phase, being on a petition to discharge the defendant Perdue from imprisonment, on the ground, that having been discharged as a debtor under the late bankrupt law he was discharged from the in debtue&s in the Long case for which he is now in prison here, and on the further ground that he had a right to discharge under the insolvent laws generally. The case was ably argued and with much interest being taken by the Bar in the question. Thomas M. Marshall, Esq., of Pittsburgh, ap peared on Saturday last as oue of the counsel for Perdue, and made a forci ble argument in his behalf. Butler Fair. The weather for the Fair days last week turned out most pleasant, and, on Thursday at least, there were on the grounds near as many people as at our former Fairs. But not as many as we would wished to have seen, or as might have been. The numbers pres ent, however, from nearly all parts of this large county, convinced us of one thing, and that is, that the people gen erally delight in and take more interest in Agricultural Fairs than they do in almost any other kind of reunions. And what could be more natural, good and proper, than doing so ? After the toil of sowing in the spring; the cultiva tion and care of the crops through the summer, and the final gathering of the harvest, what, we repeat, could lie more appropriate and have a better social effect on any community, than 1 to meet together, by whole families as it were, in the agreeable days of Sep tember ? Almost every kind of grain and plant has then been ripened, and the richlv colored fruits hang tempt ingly upon the trees. Everything in nature then invites the husbandman and his family to rest for a day or two from their labors, ami to enjoy them selves. Nothing proposed ever done this so well as the County Fairs. And the people of a county prefer to come to the county seat or town, liutler then is looked upon as the place where a good and general County Fair ought to be, and we hope that next year, and in all coming years, more interest will be taken by all in making the County Fair at this central point a still far greater success than the one just hold. It was bv no means a failure, consid ering the limited advertising it had. The tickets sold at the gate on Thurs day numbered 2,200, and the gross re ceipts [>aid all expenses and something more. The display or exhibits on the ground, if not as large as they might have be<;ii, were of the very liest in all things. Good horses, the most thor ough-bred cattle, sheep, swine aud poultry were on hand. Of the horses, those of Mr. Maiz land and Mr. Walker, of Clinton town ship, Mr. Ilesselgesser, of \V infield, aud Mr. Hays, of Connoquenessing, were much noticed. Others also were good. Of the cattle, those of Mr. Amos Ilall and Mr. Jacob Brown, of Clay township, were of the best stock. Of the sheep, Mr. J. X. Blair, of Slipperyroek township, had a number of fine, thorough-bred Cotswolds, that attracted general notice, one of which weighed 250 pounds and sheared last season IG£ pounds of wool. Mr. B. W. Douthett, of Penn, also had some very fine specimens of the Cotswold, and also some fine graded sheep on ex hibition. lie also had in the grain de partment some fine samples of white and red wheat. Of the swine, we could not learn the names of the owners, but there were some of the finest Bcrkshires in the pens we have over seen, and also of other breeds. The poultry department attracted as much attention as perhaps any other, the display here being very fine aud of every variety, Messrs. Mechliug, Bit ter, Aland, Shugart, Mcßride, Christy and others having contributed of their choice chickens. The vegetable department, although not a very large display, could not be excelled anywhere for the quality of what was on exhibition. The variety and fineness of the potato display was the subject of general and favorable remark. Apples, peaches, pears, pump kins of all kinds, onions, cucumbers, egg and other plants, were all very fine. The grain seeds in this depart ment were much admired, Messrs. M. Keiber it Sons, of this place, especially, having a good display of clover, tim othy, millet, Hungarian, orchard, blue and red top grass seeds. Floral Hall, or the ladies' depart ment, was filled with the finest selec tions of almost every kind of art and handiwork, and of course was the centre of attraction. Fine needle work, embroidery, pen pictures and pictures and works, the productions of fair hands and of many kinds, were much admired. Wc could not learn the names of all the owners or makers, but there was one we did learn that we think deserves special mention. Wc allude to the pen pictures of Miss Laura R. Ileckart, of Connoqueness ing township. This young lady had in Floral Hall two pen and ink pictures, one a representation of the "Bock of Ages," and tho other of "The Lost Sheep," that were very much admired and commended as works of art in that line. And here we would re mark that Floral Hall, as well as per haps other of the halls, should be en larged, as the present one is not suffi cient to accommodate or render com fortable the many who centre there. The show of pot and cut flowers, of jellies, butter, etc., was fine and good. Several sewing machines were on ex hibit and trial; among them we no tiecd Mr. Harry Grieb, with his fine machines. The field machinery was of the most improved, Mr. Eli Ziegler, of Harmony, having a line thresher, and others hav ing improved mowers and reapers, etc. The exhibit of carriages and buggies, plows and other agricultural imple ments, by llocssing & Son, the Messrs. Campbell, and others, was larger and better thau last year. Mr. H. S. Smith, of this place, had on the ground "Clavpool's Boss date," which attracted much attention. It was invented and patented by Mr. Wallace Claypool, of North Buffalo township, Armstrong county. Altogether the Fair wiu a very pleasant one and everything passed off in good order. The management de serve credit for their good arrangement and the order preserved in all things, and we have only to hope that in creased interest will be taken in the future in our Fairs by all our citizens of both town and county. Proceedings of Town Council. September 12, 18"!). Council met pursuant to call of the President. Present—Geo. Schatfner, President, and Messrs. Bauer, Weis ner, Patterson and lleiber. Ueo. Schalfner, President, stated that business engagements would, require his absence from town during the coin ing winter, anil therefore he tendered his resignation as President. On motion, resignation accepted. On motion, Martin J. Keifier was unanimously elected President of Couu- Suit** ©&***»: Sltttte*-, |l»., £fep#imb*c It, ! cil for unexpired part of ensuing year. On motion, Council reconsidered for i iner action taken in regard to claim of 15utlcr Water Company for compensa | sation for water for (ire aud general j borough purposes. On motion, Council withdrew the ; offer of SOOO per annum, and offer to pay the Butler Water Company for j the use of water for fire and general j borough purposes at the rute of S4OO ' per annum. On motion. Clerk of Council was I instructed to prepare for publication a j history of the controversy between the | Borough Council anil the" Butler Water I Company in regard to compensation to j be paid said company for use of water, ! and ihe reasons that led to the action taken by Council. On motion. Council adjourned. M. .1. KMBKIt, l'res't. FRANK. M. EASTMAN, (Jlerk. BUTLEK WATER COMPANY VS. BUTLER BOROUGH. Sept. 15, 1 S7t>. To the Taxpayer.--of Butler Soroguh : In attempting to discharge the diKA devolving upon ine by order of Coun cil, I shall endeavor briefly to lay be fore you the whole controversy. My connection with the Council, formerly as President and latterly as Clerk, ren ders me familiar with the difficulty between these corporations in all its phases. Prior to September 20, 1877, the subject of water works was brought to the attention of Council by Mr. James McCullough, Jr., ami other gen tlemen of Kittanning. Ihe Council was informed that a charter was granted and a stock company formed, composed of citizens of Kittanning aud Butler. These gentlemen from Kittanning appeared before Council and very eloquently set forth the ad vantages of water works to our town in the way of fire protection, which would result in safety to life and prop erty and a reduction of insurance rates. Then came up the question : \\ hat will you do to encourage us by way of patronage'! At a meeting of Council Sept. 20, 1877, specially called to consider the matter, the following action was had, which 1 quote from the minutes of that meeting: "The Council took into consideration the question of the proposition made by the Butler Water Company rela tive to supplying the borough with water. "A motion was made by Mr. Purvis that Council agree if' the Butler \\ ater Company construct water works in the borough of Butler, the Council of said borough will patronize said water works by putting in at least, twenty fire plugs, and pay for use of water . from same for fire and general borough purposes, at the rate of SOOO per an num, or at such rate as is paid by other boroughs corresponding in popu lation to Butler. "On the question, 'Will the Coun cil agree to the motion V the yeas and nays were required by Messrs. Keiber and Purvis, and were as follows: "Yeas—Messrs. Fisher, Bauer, Pur vis and Eastman. "Nays—Mr. Reibcr. "So the question was decided in the affirmative." Upon the construction of the above resolution hangs the whole difficulty. The works were constructed. When the Council came to consider the ques tion of fire hydrants and hoso it was deemed expedient to put in forty fire hydrants instead of twenty, as con templated in the resolution. Two important considerations led to this increase : First—Ample protection from firo to the greatest number of property owners. Heiiotid—The rela tive cost and durability of tire hy drants and hose. Fire hydrants, from their nature and construction, may be considered as permanent, cost of re pairs being comparatively trilling. Oil the other I .d, hose being constructed of perishable materials and liable, from various causes, to become useless and require replacing or expensive repairs, and also requiring great care in it* preservation. The question arose which would be the cheapest in the end, few hydrants and a great number of feet of hose, or many hydrants and not so many feet of hose. The fact that hydrants are of a permanent character, requiring but little outlay for repairs, and that hose is liable to burst and wear out and require replacing at a large cost, led the Council to put in more by drants and buy less hose. The Coun cil considered forty hydrants, at a cost of about SI,BOO, and 1,000 feet of hose, at a cost of SB9O, cheaper in the end than twenty hydrants, at a cost of S9OO, anil 2,000 feet of hose, at a cost of $1,780, because hydrants are per manent and hose will wear out and have to be replaced. Now comes the controversy between the company and the Council. The company contend they should have an increase in water rent on account of additional plugs, over and above the SOOO, for at least twenty plugs, because forty plugs have beon erected. The Council claim the borough will UKO 110 more water from forty hydrants than they would from twenty. How is that? A fire breaks out in our town. We have forty plugs and 1,000 feet of hose. The fire companies attach, say four plugs. Suppose we had but twenty plugs and 2,000 feet of hose, the fire companies would be able to use the same number of plugs by using more hose and, consequently, the consumption of water would be as great. For sanitary purposes the con sumption of water would not neces sarily bo greater from forty than twenty plugs. Should the Water Company charge the borough more for use of water because the taxpayers foot the bill than they do private individuals ? Then again: The Water Company furnish water for the use of our county buildings for S4OO per annum. We venture the assertion without fear of successful contradiction that the con sumption of water for county buildings is greater by half than that of the borough even if we should be so un fortunate as to havo a conflagration every three months in the year. Does a gallon of water for borough purposes cost more than for county purposes ? We are free to admit the stockholders should have a fair profit on their in vestment, '>ut- we can see no just reason for the Water Company to tax the community as a whole more for the use of water than they are willing to furnish the same commodity to pri vate individuals or to the county of Butler. The Water Company is de pendent upon the individuals of the borough for their revenue. The pri vate individual has the use of water on his premises. Ho gets value re-, ceived for his money. The people of i Butler are not all equally benefitted by j the appropriation of their money for water for fire and general borough purposes. Why is this? Many por tions of the town have no fire pro tection simply because the Water Com pany have not seen proper to extend their water mains into the sparccly populated portions of our borough, yet the citizens of these localities have to bear their share <>f the burden. Then why should the Water Company ask ns to pay fancy prices for water These are some of the reasons that have induced the Council to resist what they regard the unreasonable demands of the Butler Water Com pany. But to resume our statement of the action of Council in regard to the water. Fire hydrants of an improved | patent, 1,000 feet of serviceable hose, | hose carriages and all necessary fix tures were procured, at an aggregate cost of nearly SI.OoO. Two lire com panies tendered their services anil the outfit was delivered into their custody. At a regular meeting, January 7, fs7<). the subject of compensation of the Butler Water Company came up and the following action taken, which 1 quote from minutes: "It appearing by the minutes of Sept. *2O. 1877, that a resolution had been passed by Council in regard to the contract, with the Butler Water Company for fire and general borough purposes, when on motion of Mr. Bauer, seconded by Mr. Keiber, it was agreed to pa}' said Water Company according to sa.d contract at the next retrular meeting of Council." At the. next regular meeting of Council, February I, 1879, the bill of the Butler Water Company for the months of December, ISfS, and Jan uary, ls7'.), at the rate of SI,OOO per annum, was presented by Mr. Mc- Cullough, lessee of the company, and the following action taken: "When it appeared to Council that by a resolution passed September 20, 1X77. and entered on the minutes, to pay the Butler Water Company S6OO per an num, Mr Purvis moved to reconsider that resolution. Motion put and lost, not receiving a two-th'rds vote of all the Councilrncn present At the regular meeting, March 4, 1879, the matter again came up and the following action had: "On motion of Mr. Purvis, it was resolved to consider Mr. MeCullough's proposition to furnish water for gen era] borough purposes. Motion sec onded. Chair rules: That this motion having been considered at a former meeting and action had at that meet ing entered-upon the minutes of Coun cil, and a motion to reconsider such action haying been made and lost for want of a two-thirds vote, the Chair rules tho motion now made out of order. "Mr. Purvis appeals from the ruling of tin;. Chair. "The question is, 'Shall the Chair be sustained'/' when a vote being taken, tin' Chair was sustained." That ended the matter so far as vour humble servant was concerned as Councilman, his tern} of office expir ing tho following April, No further action was had in the matter until July 9, 1879, when a special meeting was called for consid eration of this question. 1 quote from the minutes: "The object of the meeting stated by the President to be the settlement of the contract with the Water Com pany. Mr. Merideth, Superintendent of the Butler Water Company, made a statement. On motion, duly sec onded, the action previously had by COUIH-:! in regard to the contract with tho water company was reconsidered. "Oil motion, duly seconded, it was rosolvcd that the borough pay for the use of water for fire and general bojv ough purposes S6OO per annum." Messrs. Merideth and MeCollough were present and promptly notified tho Council they would not accept S6OO, but would#ake SBOO per annum. After considerable discussion and upon fail ure to agree upon any settlement of the difficulty the following resolution was passed : "On motion, duly seconded, it was resolved that the Borough Solicitor and counsel for the water company agree upon the facts and make a stated ca&o for the decision of the Court, which decision shall only be binding upon the borough of Butler for one year ending December 1, 1879." The above action was taken with a view that your humble servant as Bor ough Solicitor in connection with counsel for water company, W. D. Brandon, Esq., should proceed to obtain all the information possible as to the rates water is paid for by other towns of like population, as provided for in resolution of September 20,1877. I have gone to work in the matter and addressed communications to thirty one different cities aud towns asking for information in regard to rates paid for water. These have generously re sponded with but two exceptions and have furnished me with valuable in* formation. The borough of Bristol, in Bucks county, this State, having a similar difficulty with their water com pany, J. Wesley Wright, Esq., Clerk of Council, has very kindly furnished me with the result of a very full in vestigation of this subject. The in formation thus derived will make very interesting reading, but as the matter is yet undetermined it, perhaps, would not be proper to publish the same. Suffice it to say the action of Council taken at last meeting, reducing the amount offered from S6OO to S4OO per annum, is one of the results of the information and statistics in my pos session. There are many other reasons that might be noticed, were it not for mak ing this communication too lengthy, why the S4OO is ample compensation for the water company, but 1 will eon elude by referring to one other, which, in my humble judgment, had and should have much weight with the Council in determuing their action— the hard times and the cheapness of labor. Most of the towns heard from built water works several years ago, when the cost was from fifty to one hundred per cent, greater than when the butler water works were erected. The rates paid by those towns would, therefore, be 110 criterion, as the con tracts were made when everything commanded much higher prices than at present. Hoping the above will not only be satisfactory to the taxpayers, but bring about an amicable adjustment of the present difficulty, I am very respect fully your humble servant, FRANK M. EASTMAN, Clerk oi Council. Tho Tilden-Field Row. Mr. Cyrus W. Field has published in the New York Press a letter in which be presents his charge against Mr. Tilden of a betrayal of Mr. Field's interests while the latter was acting for the common interest of both, in i the letter be first tells how he admit ted -Mr. Tilden into the New York | Elevated Railway; how the latter's st«« k was held in the name of Col. W. | T. Pelton, of cipher fame; and bowl Mr. Pelton was forced to withdraw from the Vice Presidency by the infor mation that if he did not send in his resignation he would be removed. Mr. Field continues : "In May last I went to England to attend the Telegraphic Congress, which met early in June, and to see a daugh ter who was married and living iu Europe and who came to Loudon to meet me. Hearing that I was going .\!r. Tilden came to my house and a.-ki-d me if 1 intended to sell any of my stock in London, and on my say ing that perhaps 1 might if the market should prove favorable, he wished me to sell a portion of his also, saying tHat iie would pay me a commission. I answered that if he wished it I would do with his stock as I did with my own, hut that under no circum stances would 1 receive a commission from him or any of my associates. One condition only did I make, as a necessity for a successful negotiation— that the price should be maintained here. This was a very easy condition. The market did not need any manipu lation or combination to support it. The steady increase of business, the enormous number of passengers car ried, gave to the stock a great intrinsic value. There was very little of it to be obtained, and that at high prices. Of course, if the large holders threw it upon the market they could easily depress it. But if they would only let it alone it would tfl':c care of itself. When, therefore, I a.-ked Mr. Tilden to 'keep it up,' it was simply asking him not to break it down. "To all this he assented. At least he made no dissent. The night before f sailed he wr— at my house to repeat his request, and came to see me off on the steamer and whispered to me at the last moment, putting his mouth close to my car, that the stock was that day selling at 200! I said that he had only to sustain the market, to which he answered, 'I will keep it up.' ; wrote a letter to me, which I re ceived in London, placing at my dis posal twenty-five hundred shares to sell at a minimum of 143, which, he says in the letter, he does not consider an adequate price, and which 1 reserve the right to vary from advices by cable. "Now wiH it be believed that after whispering such an assurance and writing such a letter to his 'dear Mr. Field,' 1 had hardly left the harbor of .New York before he was selling right and left ? He began selling that very day, and in the next two days sold 1,500 shares, which he increased bv constant sales to over 4,000. Was this iptite the handsome thing for 'a great statesman' to do to the man who had offered to do him a service abroad ? If liis object had heeij to injure the com pany, or to injure me personally, he could not have taken a more direct means. I heard of this as soon as I reached Queenstown. In London I received such messages as these: 'Old Barrel is selling out.' 'Cipher alley is running.' Other large holders fol lowed his example until the market was demoralized and the etock went down from 200 to 164. Of course this was very mortifying, as it threw dis grace on the company, for which 1 had worked two years and in the success of which I took great pride. "Mr. Ti'den is careful to say that he did not 'agree' not to sell my stock in niy absence. My recollection dif fers entirely from his. But even if he had not in so many words, among gentlemen an 'understanding' is as binding as a formal 'agreement.' There is an unwritten code of honor as sacred as any legal statute, and that code re quires that gentlemen, even if they he not friends, when acting in a matter of common interest, act openly and above board, not hiding their intentions from each other in order to get an advan tage one of the other. One would suppose that a man with whom Mr. Tilden had been in close business re lations for two years, and through whom he had made a million of dol lars, was entitled to the utmost frank ness in a matter which concerned them both. Instead of this he practised on me a deception, and an intentional one. I|e knew perfectly that if he had but given mo the slightest intimation that he might possibly think it better to sell out while I was gone I should not have troubled myself about him or his stock. But of this he lisped not a word. He kept me in the dark, and did not show his hand till I was well out ot the way. The concealment was as bad as .f he had told a direct false hood." Mr. Field says that as ho holds all his elevated railroad stock he is not a loser by Mr. Tilden's conduct, but that many other persons are. Our Quostiou Box. jjfettsrs, Editors —The answer to the division question in the last week's issue of the CITIZEN is 40,279,679. This amount of men seems excessively large, but is the only number that will prove in accordance with the require ments of the problem. All persons that are doubtful about $12.30 not being the correct answer to the salary question can refer to Stod dard's Practical Arithmetic, page 177, example Bth. QUESTIONS. Two boats leave a wharf at the same time for the same point; it takes one boat ten hours to reach it, and the other boat sails live times as fast going and ten times as fast returning; when do they meet ? I invest aud sell at a loss of 15 per cent., invest the proceeds again, and sell at a gain of 15 per cent.; do I gain or lose, and how many percent? READER. Another solution of the division question makes the number of men the officer had, to be 2,519. It Seems Impossible That a remedy made of such common, simple plants as Hops, Buchu, Man drake, Dandelion, &c., should make so many and such marvelous and won derful cures as llop Bitters do, but when old and young, rich and poor, Pastor and Doctor, Lawyer and Edi-1 tor, all testify to having been cured by them, vou must believe and try them yourself, and doubt no longer. See . other column. J | TIUIL LIST FOIt NPFXiAL COURT—SIOX DAY. OCTOBER IS. 1579. JVo., Tet •on i Tear. i Aitomqj Defendant's Attorney <\ I\ »V->, I> c. I>7> M i> Mcttride Patrick McDritle Chester llullock et al IJ M Miller A Brother iltj'y 2, June, 1.578 F M Kustinun Ahrain Hunt Nancy A llouk G W Fleeter IC. P. 737, Det\ I>~> L Z Mitchell M.l H< ires * 1 A Hays ACoet al Bowser, Black et al IC. I>. 11.x, Sent., l 7 -(' Walker Swum & et al .1 S Stauffer |L Mei^uistion 1 'J, I>'7.» Sullivan Bp'tiicrs >t.'|>hcn H Mci>rule Mcßride «& Lowry jP W Lowry 44 Jan'y, John M Miller vt Bro Edward M Bred in Washington Campbell jL Z Mitchell "51 s, Oct. l % r*! McJunkin i'v Campbell Marshall Welch CB N\ iser ACo i same " .'»7, June, 1577 G A «fc A T Hiack Robert (iilkey Abbott «k Shutt Thompson A Scott 44 23<>, " l>,*7 Thorny- i & \V W McC<»ril for use Thoma* Robinson, Adin'r John M Greer 44 i •«:, 44 1 >77 McCandless Jc Greer John W Storey John Williams et al 'McJunkin & Campbell 44 4" 1 >77 John M Greer K Mellon, Ex'r J B Shepherd, Ex'c Thompson A Scott 44 5 V i, 44 I>T7 same Peter Hutchison et al James Pierce et al G A «x A T Black 44 <;<> ', 44 1>77 McQuUtionand Mcßride Jeremiah Maloney A P Tanner L Z Mitchell 44 s Oct., IS77!G A «fc A T Black Johu L Reed * -Alexander and Mary Ilutchisou same 44 !»1, 44 John M Greer A C Itobb J C Knox et ux ,J N Purviance i 44 9'2, 44 1577 same A C Robb John II Neyman et ux , same 44 44 I - same A C Robb Sarah Knox same 44 f>4, 44 I*77j same A C Robb Rachel Johnson j same 44 7i>."», 44 I>77|, same John Greer T L Crowley et al J M Miller «fc Bro 44 74, JnnV Is7> S F Ilowser M Miller &Co !Joseph lUxleubaugh 1 same " Marr'U, H7s Thontj. ou & Scott \\ < Adanis Poor district Fairview Borough John M Greer 44 I.TJ, June, l.s7> G A i A T Black Odd Fellows' Hall Ass'n, Bakerst'n J Fred ley et al same i 44 17.'», 44 l v 7> Riddle and Lusk John Maizland Pari* I McMillan ;J P McJunkin I 44 44 1 s;s McJunkin «k Campbell Walter Evans Theodore Huselton Reiber and Mitchell I " 44 I>7>i Newton Black Matthew Morrow F S Huver J M Miller & Bro A. RUBSSLL, Prothonotary, DON'T YOU BUT YOUA BOOTS & SHOES I niil Von Have First Examined the Styles, Slock and Prices T 8. C. HUSELTON'S. ; Ilis entire Fall anil Winter stock is just opening at very low figures. This stoek is unusually large in Men's, Boys' and Youth's Kip and Calf Boots, drain Napoleon Boots, Rubber Hoots, Brogans anil Plow Shoes, Women's' Misses' and Children's Calf and Kip (unlined) Shoes. His Stock In Finer Lines is always large, embracing ail the Latest Novelties In Boots and Shoes- Old Ladies' Warm Shoes a Specialty. A FULL ASSORTMENT OF i 9 jKATIIKK in"! I 'S MUXiS. These goods are alj made by the very best manufacturers, and I will guarantee them to give the best of satisfaction. Call and ex mine my stock and prices. I}. C. HUSELTON. 'West Paint Boiler Works lE2sta.~blislh.oeL 1835. No. 13 Water Street, Pittsburgh, Pa. FIRST PREMIUM STEAM STILLS, TAKES and SHEET IROH WORK Of alt descriptions to ordet on Shoit notke. Have on hand a large stock of Now and Good Second Hand Boilers I REPAIRING DONE PROMPTLY. 2F5-- 3^'ZXT3NTJtFa-OJtiJ, su««.«or f 0 watson & munroe. Sot. Free by a Southern Jury. DF.KAI.II, Miss., Sept. 12. TIN Court in which is being tried the cast of the State against Henry J. Gully for the murder of Cornelia Chisholm, having adjourned at 6 P. M. yesterday, after an argument for the defense was closed, that tli»: giejf juryman might not become too much fatigued, con vened this morning. The concluding argument of Judge Morris was to the effect that a conspiracy was formed to kill Chisholm and Gilmer. The argu ment traced the different steps of tin conspiracy from the .i: r« tof Chisholm and Gilmer d wn to their murder, and Ihe killing uf C .rnelia Chishulm, closing by alluding to the killing of McClcllan as lie loft (lie jail, who had been acting as one of the guards of Chisholm, Kosenbmrii and Hopper in the jail, and who ha 1 been discharged by the Sheriff, the final wounding of Chisholm as he came down the stair way from the -ee.iic! floor of the jail at the alarm of fire, at which time Cornelia Chisi: /l:a was wounded, and finally the declaration of defendant soon afterwaud that they had done what they came to do, and according to one witness, the remark "If there is any hanging to be done here is my neck." The counsel for the defense argued that a crowd had assembled on that occasion, armed simply to assist the Sheriff to arrest the parties charged with the murder of John Gulley, in case they should resist, with no pre vious design of conspiracy to take the life of anyouc; that the riot broke forth upon the shooting of Gilmer by a hot-blooded young man, and that the older men were unable to quell the excitement; that the defendant had no gun at the time that Chisholm was shot, and that he invoked the crowd, when just about to shoot at Chisholm, to leave the jail and go away. Judge Morris closed his argument for the prosecution at half-past ten o'clock this morning. The case was given to the jury, and in less than half an hour they returned a verdict of "not guilty." During the week of the trial a large crowd has been in attendance, but per fect order and quiet has prevailed. A Valuable Book, Entitled "Plain Home Talk anil Medical Com mon Sense," l>y 1 1. !:. KOOTI:, M. 1)., can be hail at Ilcincmiin's, Butler, Pa. It treats of the cause and prevention of all kinds ot' dis ease, our social relation.-, e;e. SPECIALTIES in woolens at William Aland's Merchant Tailoring establishment not to be hail elsewhere in the county. ISullct* Jllwrlietß. |0 trreoted by Ot. WIIAON MUXES <FC BBO.] BUTRKK —Good 14 cents V tt>. I!ACON Plain sngar eared bams 10 ets. V lb; shoulders, H : sides, 7 B£ASB— White, i1.25v5i1.50 V busli, CuicKES*—2s tu .'ill i t.-, per pair. CuiiKsi'.—lo et» V ll'. CoilN Ml'.At,—2cts V It". C.VI.F SKINS —DDC'E-IL T L lb. K<»os—ctn V Fisn—Mackeral, nw, kills 70c ; > 4 ' bbls.. 81.40; } j bbls.. *2.s'i. Fixicn —Wheat, f!fcii'> V bbl. sack it^fl.so. GRAIN— OatH,3O cts V lobe!: corn 4'J ; wheat *1 ; rye 45 cents ; bueUwhoat, 30. HONEY -15 cts. "t- lb. LAW — OC V lb. Tallo», 11(5.7. LRATKC.U—SoIo 'iHttp-Q C'N. lb.; uppor <*2.50 MS a Hide : ki( 60c u9 to . lb. MOLASSES— 6O>IiOc i'ga'luu. Syrup, 4Q@ Uoc, ONIONS— 4Oc. "T" bush POTATOES—2S '*> 35c. T' bimbol. BCOAB— Yellow 7(?"'<c.; white '..'@loc. V lb. B.U.T—No. 1, 41-25 ei barrel. MAWBIAG EH. BILLINGS LEY McCANDLESS Sept. :i, IS7II, at the house of the officiating minister, Rev. A. W. Lawrence, Mr. Roliert Billingsley, of New Hop.-, and Miss Mary McCandless, of Pleasant Valley, all of Ibis county. PI'.TKRS —81..\<K—.Same date, same place and by same, Mr. Henry Peters and Miss Julia Black, all of Pleasant Valley, this county. Pl'.TKItS —BI.AI 'K—-Sr.nie date, same place and by same, Mr. Henry Peters and Miss Julia Black, all of Pleasant Valley, this county. 1) K IT IIS. _____ ®l BABTLEY Sep! 8,1879, In this place, Mr*. ; Nuucv, wife of Mr. William Hartley, aged 78 >• I -ni r :i_ J' A FiIKK BOOK of nearly 100 largo octavo ' pages for lbs' sr. K. Full of valuable notes on j I Scrofula; Di-cascs of the Breathing Organs; 1 | ilis,as. i of Mea; Diseases of Women; Aches ' : and Pains; Heart froubles; ami a great va * j riety of Ciin wk' Diseases, with evidence e I ihat in most cases these diseases are curable. 0 ' Sent for one stamp. Address i MURRAY HILL PUB. CO., e No. 12*.) E. 2Sth street. N. Y. CANCER. |j. This disease like many others is regarded ij as incurable. It is not so. If it is taken in f time it is as easily cured as a wart or a corn, il . We know very well that it is a fearful disease 1 I and will eat away until it destroys life, that ' i is if it is neglected, but if it is attended to j j when it first makes its appearance, or soon , after, there is no trouble in eradicating it 1 | from the system. Persons will have to l>e here t during part of the treatment, consequently L! there is no use writing to me for information ' whether it can be cured without my seeing the case. I also treat with success, Rupture, Piles, i .... Fistula, Ulcers, Ulcerated legs, \ aricose \eins, I Varicocol*Tumors, Hydrocele, and every form t of Skin Disc.>sc. Dr. Keyssr, 240 Penn Avenue, j Opposite Christ's Church, Pittsburgh, Pa. AdvfrliM'isieiHu. Election Notice II Notice is hereby given that tliere will be nn i! election held tor officers ot the Glade Mill Mu „ taal Fire Insurance Company, at the School lionsc :tt Glade Mill, on Saturday. September 3 27 1879. JACOB HUTCH MAN, Secy. * sepl7-2t ' Bv virtue of an order obtained in the District 0 Court of the United States for the Western , B District of Pennsylvania, there will be exposed to public sale at 2 o'clock, P. M., the 7th dav of s October, A I». 1X7!). at the store house formerly B occupied by Oxley A Week*. Petrol ia, ltutler r eounty. Pa., the books and book accounts of (.aid Oxlev A Weeks, bankrupts. ' B. DOUGHERTY. B aepl7-3t Assignee of Oxley A Weeks. | M*U«e ExU I —rdl—ry I Persons desiring to have their Old Furniture ' repaired, or New Work maile to order, such as I Music Stands. Book Cases. Wardrobes, Otfiee t Desks, Office Tables. Ac.woulddo well to call on f ' a. II WILSON, practical cabinet maker. I hold 1 '!• that a piece of furniture uia.!e bv band is worth two made by machinery, and will cost but little " more,if ativ. Then whv not have hand matte. All work made in the latest styles and of the best material. I guarantee entiro satisfaction in 1 style, workmanship and price. Give roe a call. t Shop on Miitliu street, four doors we»t of Main c street, and opposite A. Troutuian's, Butler, Pa. c . sepl7-lv 1 IIHL'MIAUH CAPE, Ladies' and Geuls' . ID 1 3>rI2STC3- ROOMS, J ' No. 07 Fourth Aveuue, Pittsburgh, Pa. Mr. Branbaa* has the reputation of being the 1 leading caterer ol that city He waa for a nam- 11 her ol years connected with the leading rostau- " rants of Krauee and Germ my. also superintend- I cut ol tlie culinary department of the Motion- ' guliela Mouse <il Pittsburgh for the past two * * years. Our readers when in the city should ■ stop iu and get their dinner ; it will cost ouly ' ' :15 cents and will always be the beat the market '■ ' ..(lords. The cooking is superintended by Mr. t Brunhaua iu person. Also meals on tbe K u ro- -■ pcan plan, sepl7-2m j Dissolution Notice, The undersigned hereby give notice that on t Monday, August 11,1 S7'.», the partnership which t had existed between them in the Hoot and Shoe business, under the firm name ol illckcl A e Bull, was dissolved by mutual consent. / JOHN BICKKL, sc P 3 ALBERT RUFF. Xolleo. Whereas my wile, Mary Jane, did, on the , 25th day of August, 1870, leave my bed and I board without ju«t cause or provocation, 1 | I hereby notify II persons not to harbor or trust , ■ l.er on niv .u-eonti 1 , as I will pay no bills con- j , i traded by her. WILLIAM BODDY. j fccptU-ol I AUCTION! AUCTION! RARE CHANCE FOR BARGAINS! The underpinned will offer for public fa!e, at his store on Jefferson street, Butler, Pa., ou Tuesday, Kept. :t«, 1879, A LAHOE LOT OP Hard and Soft Coal Heating aud Cook Stoves. TINWARE, TABLE CUTLERT, FIKE IRONS, ORATE FRONTS, WOOD AND JAPANNED WARE, BASKETS, TILE, CHIMNEY TOPS, . FLUE AND SEWER PIPE, and a ereut variety of article* usually kept in a first-class House Furnishing store. Sale to eoutiuue until all is sold. Terms Cash. scpli-Jt JOS. ROCKENSTEIN. Don't You Do It! DON'T BE SO FOOI.ISH AS TO BUY AN OLD STVLE Sewing Machine, No matter bow great its name, or how loud Its pretensions, when for less money you eaa yet The Best Invented as well as The Latest Improved, ' THE SELK-THUEADINQ Dauntless! The only Machine made which has Shuffle, Take-Up and Tensions Entirety Self- Threading. The DAUNTLESS also makes the most perfect Loek•Stitch, has the mosi ingenious sepa rate Bobbin-Winder, largest Arm Space and Wide Feed, Km plest Mechan ism, most stylish Furniture, and Handsomest Plating and Ornamentation in the Market. It Sews Anything 1 It Beat- Everything! 1 It Pleases Everybody !!! fgpSewing Machine Dealers everywhere will fluil it to their interest to order the Dauntless, and grt Factory Prices. For terms, territory, <tec., apply to The Dauntless Manufacturing Com pa uv, Norwalk, 'Jhio, or to L. M. BLAGLE, jylti-Om East Brady, Clarion Co., Pa. Auditor's Notice. William RobiniOU VH J. I. Robinson. In tho Court ot Common Pleas o! Butler county, E. I). N.. 10', Sept. Term, 1879. Sept 3, 1879, on petition ol' W. A. Lewis, the Sheriff ordered to pay the bid or money arising from the sale of the property within described or referred to, into Court, to abide the further order ot tin- Court ill the premises, and T. C. Campbell, Esq , is appointed Auditor to make distribution thereof when so paid into Court, ro and among those entitled thereto according to law, and report, «&e. BY THE COURT. All person * interested will take notice th*t I w ill attend to the duties ol the above appoint ment at my otliee in Butler, l'a., on Friday, Sept. 20, 18*1), at 2 o'clock, P. M . wheu aud where they can attend If they so desire, sej llOtd T. C. CAMPBELL, Auditor. Real Estate Agency. W 8. BOYD him opeued a Real Estate ofHee in the Vogclev House, Butler, Pa., where all descriptions of Farms, (louses, Lots, Western L'lnds, and heavy Timber Lands in Jcilerson county, Pa., arc lor sale. Any person wishing to buy will please call and examine his Regis ter of properties. Best kiml ol securities for sale. Bonds, Mortgages on Real Estate. Money loaned.ou first class mortgages. |selo 3m Slioi'iir'K Knlo. E. D- No. 44, Dec. Term, 1879. M. N. Miles, Attorney. By vutuc of a writ of Levari Facias, issued out oi the Court ol Common Picas ol Butler county, and to me directed, there will he ex posed to Public Sale ou the pictures, in the borough of Petrolia, Butler county, Pa.,ou Thursday, September 25th, 1879, at 1 o'clock, P. M., the tollowlng described property, to wit: All that certain leasehold estate situate iu the borough ol Petrolia, llut'er county. Pa., being a part ol the Reno Real Estate farm, bounded and described as follows : Being lot No. 83 as per pluu of lots on railroad made by John W. Wick, aud bounded on the north by Main street, east by Railroad street, south by lot iNo. 140 aud west by lot No. 84, being 22 leet on Main street aud 40 feel on RailroaJ street (2Jx 40), corner lot over Bear creek ; together with the crtaiu tv-o-siory building erected thereon, • 22x40 feet excepting and reserving the room fronting on Main street, first floor, cxteudlug hack from Main street ten feet, tbcncc toward Railroad street to end occupied by John Uill for term ot origiual lease, to have and to bold the said premises, with the appurtenances, unto the said second party, bis heirs and assigus, Ac. Seized aud taken in execution as the prop erty ol James Hart at the suit of John Dill, Assignee. WM. 11. HOFFMAN, Shenll. Sheriff's Office, Butler, Sept. 8, 1879. NICK CRILEY. PHOTOGRAPHER, (Iu old CJarn SykcH Gallery,) deell-ly BUTLER, PA.