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VOTE—AII advertisers intending to make
■ainir s In their ads. should notify us 01
their Intention tocie -< ter than Mon
luy morninc.
Sheriff's Sales, Widows Apprais
praisments, Register's" Notices and
Bridge Report for Sept, Term.
Zimmerman's Bargains
Patterson Bro's Wall Paper.
Brown <Sr Co's Locale.
C. & T s Furniture.
Wick's Hats.
Mardorf's Bicycles
Miller's Shoes.
Farm for Sale
Richey's Bread, etc.
Store for sale.
Adinlalsu<tu>rs and Kxecutors of estate
•IB secure t heir receipt books at the CITI
,EN office. -Old persons making public sales
(a fir note book i.
—Big Butler Fair—Sept. 3-4-5-0.
—Get ready for the next great event
—the Big Bntler Fair—Sept. 3-6.
—The old St. Clond hotel in Mercer
was destroj ed by tire last Saturday.
—The Rock Fishing Club of Bntler is
camping on Grand Island, in the head
of Niagara river.
—Hyniau Fisher,the handsome youog <
merchant of Renfrew, will begin bis
August sale, Saturday.
—New Butler county peaches and
oats came into market this week, and
loose hay is selling at $lO.
—Shoestrings in all the colors of the
rainbow, and then some, are now in
sight. Sandals come next.
--Big Butler Fair—Sept. 3-4-5-6.
—Nearly five thousand people went
to Atlantic City last Thursday, L-om
Pittsburg and viciuitv. over the P. R.
—lmprovement is the order of the
day—Dan Wuller has made a wonder
ful improvement in his block, and A 1
Ruff is doing likewise.
—That dentists yet have a "pull" was
demonstrated the other day by the War
Department, which commissioned 23
of them as Lieutenants.
—An explosion of gasoline in a Phila
delphia grocery and the fire following
caused the deaths of seven people and
the injury of forty others. Monday.
—Get ready for the next great event
—the Big Butler Fair —Sept. 3-6.
—At Pittsburg, Monday, the St. Louis
clnb made 20 runs while the Pittsburg
ers made but six. "It was something
fierce." Our Rube ought to have been
—The Str»r Course Committee of the
Y. M. C. A. invites yonr attention to
the display of talent in the window of
C. N. Boyd's drug store, on Friday, for
this season's course.
—A. Ruff & Son intend having a nov
elty in front of their store—an illuminat
ed sidewala and entrance—and their
show windows will be deepened and fit
ted with plate glass.
—The tremendous baseball event will
happen in Butler, next Saturday, when
the Zelienople Zephers will go' up
against and down before Smith's
Strong-armed Stormers.
—A freight wreck on the P. & W.
near the Plank Road bridge, Friday,
kept passengers "who wanted to go in
four different directions waiting for an
honr or so at the station.
—Co. Supt. Painter will conduct a
numbar of educational meetings in the
county daring the last week of August.
The places and dates for holding the
meetings will be announced next week.
—The dogs of Middlesex twp. have
been acting bad of late. W R. Thomp
son had four sheep killed and ten wound
ed; John and James Parks, the Ump
stead boys. David Newell, and the Mc-
Clelland boys have lately had sheep
—John A. Richey is now occupying
his new and handsome, three story busi
ness house, the entire lower story of
which is a store room and ice cream par
lor. The rear end of the building is
four-stories, and the basement is a well
equipped kitchen and work room. He
makes the Best of Bread, Cakes, Ice
Cream and Candies.
—Passengers on the P. & W. now get
a good view of the rebuilding of the
Fort Wayne bridge in Allegheny as
their train passes nnder it. Most of the
spiles in use came from this county.
The bridge is to be an immense double
decker, and is being built around and
over the old one, while constantly in
—At the August meeting of Council,
Tuesday evening, Dunbar St. citizens
petitioned for a sewer, which was grant
ed and an ordinance passed for its con
struction. Messrs Kreitzer, Zahrad
neck and other citizens of the Plank
road asked for an additional arc light
which was granted. The opening of
Negley Ave. from Fairground Ave. to
the Pierce road wife ordered. A motion
was passed to extend W. Wayne St.
from its present terminus at the creek
westward between the lands of Muntz
and Yost, Best and Krut and through
the lands of C. Duffy to Fairground
—An unusually tall or short person
attracts attention everywhere and un
der all circumstances. A few Sundays
ago, while thousands of people were
lounging in the park at Niagara Falls,
observing one of the wonders of the
world, an unusually tall young man
walked through the crowd. Everybody
noticed him and remarked his height:
and bets ranging from seven to ten feet
parsed regarding it. He was a bashful
young fellow and walked straight to
the bushes of Goat Island to hide him
self; but now that a French physician
has discovered a method of making our
bones grow longer to order, ten-footers
will cease to be a novelty.
—The First Ward hose-racing team
leaves next Thursday to attend the
State Convention and races at Union
town Delegates from a'l the other fire
companies are also going. The First
Wards will compete in a 250-yard hose
race, a hook and ladder and a hub raee,
and if they capture first in each event
will bring $425 home with them. On
Aug. 21 they leave to contest in the
great international races nt the Buffalo
Expo Here the distance run in the
hose race will be :500 yards with 100
yards of hose on the cart The purse is
<IOOO Trains from all parts of the U.
S. ,-tnd Canada will run and the F. W. will
deserve a brass band and red fire recep
tion if on their return they still retain
their title of World's Champions."
New fall designs in Extra Super In
gr.iin Carpets at Brown & Cos. They
are all wool and a yard wide. too.
Lowest prices to be had.
—Big Butler Fair—Sept. 8-4-5-0.
—Big Butler Fair—Sept. 8-4-5-6.
Will Feigel of Colorado is in Butler-
C. P. Hilliard and family have moved
to Zelienople.
Miss Ada Henry of Etna is visiting
Butler friends.
F. W Limberg has been appointed P.
M. for Herman.
! James B. Mates and wife are doing
I the Expo, this week.
Rev. Seligman and wife are visiting
his parents in Butler.
I Miss Thompson of Detroit is the guest
I of Miss Pearl Andrews,
j Jos. Schlicbt and wife have returned
from their wedding trip.
Ex-Sheriff Dodds is in town and says
he has his oats in already.
Sarah J. Cleland of Wimerton has
been granted a pension of $8 per month.
Peter Whitmire and wife of Sonora
did some shopping in Bntler. Monday.
Robert Adams. Wm. Kuhn and 11.
Pisor of Hooker were in town, yester
Attorney Walter S. Reynolds of New
Castle called on friends in Butler, Tues
L. D. Borland of the Zimmerman Dry
Goods store has returned from his out
Rev. Chits. Marshall of Clarksburg.
W. Va., is visiting his mother at Hook
j er. Pa
Dr. Holman of L'nionville had some
I pleasant chats with Butler friends, Sat
J. W. Miller of Mercer St. returned
from the Expo, last week, delighted
with the trip.
Bert Taylor, the New Castle tailor,
formerly of this place, visited Bntler
friends last week.
Katie, daughter of W. H. Morris, of
Sioux City, lowa, formerly of Butler, is
visiting friends here.
John Niggel, who holds a position on
the N. Y. World as proof reader is visit
ing his friends in Butler.
Morg Davis has a pointer pup that he
is proud of. It is a beauty, and did
good work at 3-months old.
J. S. Mnrtland, and wife of Magic
visited their daughter, Mrs. J. E.
Bro.vn of the West End, Saturday.
Prof. George Smith of Warren, Pa ,
who left Butler when a boy eleven
years ago, is visiting old friends here.
W. C. Nay lor of Grove City and J.
G. Fairchild of Ravenna. O. are the
gussts of F. D. Tinker of Jefferson twp.
C. S. Goeliring cf Zelienople laid some
stone walk, last week, fronting the lots
of the Alexander brothers on E. Clay
Mrs. S. S. Borland of Unionville and
Francis Lewis of Murrinsville have late
ly been at Mercer hospital for surgical
Earl McQuistion has returned to Da-
Bois, where he is engineering the exca
vation of the new water-main tunnel,
after a visit at home.
Turner was in town, Friday, and de
nied the report as to a foot of snow in
Killiard valley, that morning, but own
ed up to a little frost.
Fatty Conkle was seen waddling up
Fifth Ave. the other day* And all the
women were smiling sideways at him.
P. S. Fatty is not dead.
Mrs. Murphy, wife of Ellsworth Mur
phy of the Building Inspector's office,
Allegheny, and family are visiting Mrs.
J. H. Reiber of Mercer St.
Mrs. Elvira Lyon. Miss Sarah Mc-
Quistion and Mrs. M. Reihing and child
ren left Monday morning for a week's
visit to Buffalo and Niagara.
Mrs. Seth Snyder of Brady twp. left
Bntler for Kane, McKean county, Mon
day. She is troubled with asthma and
finds relief in a higher altitude.
Isaac Andrews has rented the Copley
house on Centre Ave., and is occupying
it with his wife and daughters, who
lately returned from Maryville, Tenn
C. M. Black of Pittsburg, formerly of
the northern part of Butler county, and
Miss Catharine Brown, daughter of ex-
Slieriff Brown will be married at noon
Harry Godwin, who for a year p£3t
has been on the pictorial staff of the
Chronicle-Telegraph, has secured a
better position as cartoonist on the Bos
ton Post.
Esq. Walker and daughters. Dr.
Bricker and wife, John Younkins and
son, Wm. Campbell and wife, D. L.
Cleeland, wife and son, Charley Doug
lass, Frank Hildebrand and quite a
number of other Butler people are doing
the Expo, this week.
Bob Craner cut a hundred dozen of
oatß. last week, for Jas. Rankin of Penn
twp. with a cradle in one day. That
section of country has been very dry
since the 4th of Tuly. The wheat and
grass crops were good but oats, potatoes
and corn.beansand cabbage are failures.
Apples are poor but peaches will be
Mrs. Mary McCracken of Wichita,
Kas., attended the funeral of her broth
er, Thomas Lindsey, last Saturday. She
says that the drought is drying up every
thing in Kansas, and that the cattle are
being turned into the orchards and any
anil all the fields where anything re
mains green.
Miss Margaret Mechling, a trained
nurse, returned home last week from a
visit with her sister, Mrs. Smiley, in
Franklin county, and brought her
brother-in-law, now an invalid, home
with her. Prof. Smiley has been in
poor health for some months.but thinks
a few weeks on Pleassnt Hill will bring
him around all riirht.
□ Thomas B. Smith has lately secured
six men —Wm. McCrea, J. P. O'Don
nell, C. L. Redick, W. M. Thompson,
C. B. McCafferty and Daniel Dull—to
go to the Rangoon river oil field in Brit
ish India, as employees of the Findloy,
Fleming Co. of England. The firm is a
very wealthy one. and pays experienced
men liberal wages.
—Get ready for the next great event
—the Big Butler Fair—Sept. 3-G.
—Brick work on the new Duffy block
began yesterday.
—At a meeting of those interested in
the new well in Indian Ter., near Sa
pulpa, at the jail last evening, evidence
was produced to show that the Hey
drick-Wick lease would hold good, and
that whoever secured the allotments
would receive but the royalties.
See the line of Linoleums, Oil Cloths
and Mattings at Brown & Co's.
Program of Races for tlic Coming
Great Exhibition in September.
No. 1 —2:40 Pace Purse if2oo 00
No. 2—2:10 Pacers, 2:17 Trotters 1250 00
No. 3—Special Butler county race for
all horses owned in Butler county, prior
to August Ist, and which have not beeu
trained by a professional trainer this
year SIOO. Division and conditions
same as other races. Trot or Pace.
No. 4 —Running race Purse $75 00
Half mile and repeat.
No. 5—2:10 Pacers. 2:1:} Trotters S3OO 00
No. 6 2:30 Trot $250 00
No. 7 -2:20 Pace--Stake(Closcd).ssoo 00
No. 8—2:30 Pace Puree $-.-r>o 00
No. il -2:40 Trot Purse S2OO 00
No. 10 2:20 Trot Purse *250 00
No. 11— Running race. .. Purse 4100 00
Half mile and repeat
The New Royal Sewing Machine from
$16.75 upwards at Brown & Co's. Fully
There is no food so healthy, nourish
ing. refreshing or as cheap as purified
milk. Two glasses for 5 cents, or six
gallons for a dollar at THE CREAMERY.
Brown <Jt Co. carry a large line of
Mouldings. See us for a Picture
Richard X. Crouch vs Cutler Passen
ger Ry. Co. summons in trespass for
SIOOO damages for being ejected from a
car for not paying the extra 5 cents
charged for riding in from Alameda af
ter 11 o'clock.
Jessie Barnhart. by her next friend.
Charles Barnhart vs Cora Altmire. capi
as ad respondendum. The suit is for
S2OOO damages for slander. The plain
j tiff's statement avers that the defendant
in a lond voice and in the presence of
others falsely charged her with impro
! per conduct with a young oil man nam
j ed Mortimer.
| J. li. Black vs W. E. Bovard defend
ant and S. Seaton, adm'r of (ieorge
Flowers, garnishee, execution attach
ment on judgment of $Ol.
It is reported that Alf. Jenkins and
Albert Hickey, two Middlesex twp.
bovs were severely beaten by Alfred and
Milton Hickey. their neighbors. War
rents were sworn out for the last two
named before Esq. Leslie, and Milton
was arrested.
W. L. Derrimore of the Ist ward had
■ a nearing. Saturday, and was held fir
court on charges of desertion and non
support and adultery, alleged to have
been committed with a Mrs. Cupps.
j De-rimore has been married but two
I months.
Melvin Elliott, the eleven-year-old
bov who took Philip Troutman's horse,
has been held for Court for horse steal
The will of Edmund H McClelland,
late of Cranberry twp. has been probat
ed, no letters.
Viewer* have reported the necessity
of a new county bridge over Elrood run
on the lands of J. W. Ralston and A. W.
Cirossman in Slipperyroek twp. The
bridge to be 30 feet long and 16 feet
Mrs Lyde Cupps of the Ist ward has
been placed in jail on a charge of adul
try with W. L Derrimore.
Joe Kavally, a Slav, is in jail on a
charge of larceny. It is alleged that
Kavally went into Joseph Breman s
clothing store on Main street and
bought a hat. While Breman was
wrapping the hat up Kavally stuck an
other one under his coat and got away
with both.
The Northside Association of Amal
gamated L s has been having
ijuite a contention of late with the
Sonthside Association, as what manner
of Commission should be appointed in
the case of Jim the Industrious, who
persists in cutting log-chains out of pine
sticks, this hot weather.
Newt Marshall and Peter Kennedy of
the West End were robbed on the
streets, Saturday night, one losing $39
and the other *4 and a watch. They
had another West End man arrested for
the thefts but there was not evidence
enough to hold liim.
Wru. George Ralston of Euclid, a
graduate of the dental school of the Ohio
Medical University, has registered as a
dentist and will practice in Prospect.
Letters of Adm'n on the estate of Ida
M. Prouty of Slipperyrock twp. have
been granted to F. W. Prouty; also on
the estate of Charlie Mickley of Jackson
twp. to Susannah Mickley.
Charges of a&b have been entered
against Walter and Fred Lapham by
Jeff Carner.
Charges of a&b have been entered
against Ai?nes Umpstead by J. A. and
Elizabeth Mushrnsh of Centre twp.
"Gummy" Reno was arrested, Tues
day night, on a charge of a&b preferred
against him by. his father.
A charge of desertion and nonsupport
has been entered against Robt. Craw
ford of Allegheny twp. by his wife.
R. M. Christy to J. M. Hockenberry
03 acres in Cherry for sl.
Wm Smith to Annie Ligmanswsky
lot in Butler for $525.
Oil Well Supply Co to Enos Barkey
lot in Evans City for S9OO.
I. N. Hsirldess to Butler Savings Bank
lot in Butler for $675.
Butler Savings Bank to Amanda B.
Byers lot in Butler for $775.
H. D. Thompson to Wm Myers 140
acres in Lancaster for SISOO
Harry J. Filer to A. O. Hepler leases
in Oakland for S6OO.
Geo. L. Bame to Chas. W. Baine 29
in Jackson for $3500.
Andrew Wahl to Wm Drabert lots in
Evans City for SIOO
Jane H. Walker to Samuel R. Walker
0 acres in Harrisville for s>7s.
Mat tie Reihing to Frank Kohler lot in
Butler for S3OOO.
Charles A. Caldwell to 51. J. Smith
lot in Butler for SOOO.
Chas Duffy to B. R Williams lot in
Bntler for $725.
R. S. Raisley to J. M. Henry 5 acres
in Connoq. for $l5O.
Jacob G. Bradstreet to Ph. W. Ruff
lot on Broad St., Bntler for $2750.
Silas J. Kissick to Jennie Coulter lots
in Slipperyrock for SSOO.
C. E. Shannon to Wm. Watson 7 acres
in Franklin for $125.
John F. Smith to John Beidenbach 43
acres in Summit for SI9OO.
Mary A. Bovard to Geo. Dixon lot in
Slipperyrock for sl.
J. H.'F. Campbell to Jennie Campbell
100 acres in Washington for * 1000.
Marriage Licenses.
—Big Bntler Fair—Sept. 8-4-5-6.
Wm. B. Porter Connoq. twp
Dora M. McMarlin Brady twp
Harry H. Babcock Butler
Anna M. Ehiner "
Ora E. Hartzell Brownsdale
Maggie McKnight Slipperyrock
Charles M. Black Wilkinsburg
Kathryne Brown Brownsdale
At Pittsburg. John N. Pugh of Car
bon Black and Louisa Black of New
—Get ready for the next great event
—the Big Butler Fair—Sept. 3-6
He —"Am I good enough for you, dar
She—"No, George: but yon are too
good for any other girl."
Program For Grocers' Day.
Thursdav of next week will be
Gx-ocers day at Alameda Park, when all
the stores in town will close and every
body go out to the woods for a day of
The program for the day includes:
10 a. m., Band Concert.
11 a. m., Summer Theater.
12 m., dinner, with free coffee for
1 p. m., sportß of all kinds for which
handsome prizes are offered.
2 p. m., band concert.
Dancing in pavilion all afternoon.
3:30 p. m., summer theater.
7p. m., band concert.
8:30 p m, summer theater.
Dancing all evening.
9:30, prize waltzes.
Street car tare, 15 cents round trip.
Summer theater and dancing pavilion
under management of Street Railway
Horse Epidemic.
d>~Not a horse was lost during tl.
Epizootic of 1872, when Humphrey:
Veterinary Specifics were used
Horses treated with these Specifics
are promptly cured of the prevailing
sickness, or escape it altogether.
During the first stage of the disease
use Specifics "A.A " and "C.C."; when
lungs are involved Specifics "A.A.' and
"E E."; when convalescing Specific
"J.K." for a tonic. Horses overcome
by the heat are quickly restored by the
use of Specific "A. A." The three bottles
will cost only one half as much as a
visit from the "Yet.," and your horse is
cured in half the time and ready again
for work. 60c. each; Stable Case, Ten
Specifics, Book, $7.00.
At druggists, or sent prepaid on re
, ceipt of price.
Manual, 500 pages,
and Stable Chart sent free.
Humphreys' Homeopathic Medicine
Co., Cor. William and John Sts., New
York. Be sure to iret
Keep the flies out for a trifle. Screen
Doors and Window Screens at Brown
At the bis; Frick building in Pittebnrg,
Friday, a derrick carrying a st«?el
column fell, and two workmen named
Win. and Jess Wilson were instantly
Near Atlanta. Ga the engineer of an
exploding locomotive boiler was blown
fortv feet up into the air but alighted
on his feet but slightly injured.
A boy uamed John Wilson, son of
John Wilson, who moved from Butler
to Kittaning some months ago, was
drowned in the river last week.
Frank Smith, an employee of Shaff
net's stone quarry, had his face badly
burned by powder a few days ago.
i A two-year-old son of Frank Burns
j of Eidenau ran past the door of a stable
that a young man was cleaning, a few
days ago and a prong of the fork pene
trated his head and caused his death
a day or two after.
Mrs. Elli Skelter of Sarversville fell
from a load of hay last Thursday and
hurt her back.
Wayne Negley bad his head cut Sat
urday evening by a plaster of paris fig
ure falling ou him from the counter of
a store.
Mrs. Pete» Kennedy, formerly of But
ler, met with a terrible death at New
Kensington, last Saturday. She inured
oil on the kitchen fire, and the can ex
ploded. and she was so badly burned
that she died that night. Her son Jas.
was also badlj burned. She was a
daughter of Jas. Hazlett, dee d, and old
time Butlerite. of the First Ward, and
was about 50 years of age.
Clair Steele, a son of IT. S. G. Steele,
of Bellevue,formerly a passenger brake
man on the West Penn R. R., fell from
a bicycle, last Friday, and received in
juries from which he died, Tuesday
morning. He was but six years of age,
and his mother's maiden name was Mat
tie McClymonds, a former school teach
er of Butler He was buried in the
South Cemetery. Butler.
County Fairs.
Below will be found the dates of the
different county fairs in this section:
Edinboro. Aug. 13-16.
Kittanning, Aug. 20-33.
Punxsutawney, Aug. 27-30.
Cambridge Springs, Aug. 27-30.
Butler, Sept. 3-ti.
Clarion, Sept. 3-6.
Oil City, Sept. 10 13.
Greenville, Sept. 10-12.
Mercer. Sept. 24-26.
New Castle, Sept. 26-29-
Stoneboro, Oct. 1-3.
Homing Pigeons.
Ford HHJ S. a son of James Hays of
West Jefferson street, has a couple of
dozen of homing pigeons that are
beauties, but their remarkable ability
to return to their home is their chief
characteristic. The other day two of
liisyoungones—only 3 months old—were
let loose on their farm near Whitestowu,
and the} were back in their coop in
Butler when the clock struck twelve.
The farm known as the Greenert farm
in Jefferson township, near the centre,
containing 60 acres of well improved
ground, two orchards, buildings, and
spring—two oil wells making about 8
barrels—is for sale at a bargain. Inquire
of. J. S. BOYER,
No. 24 Garfield Ave , Butler, Pa.
Taken or hired from my barn on
Wednesday, July 31, a dark bay or
bro>wi man : weight about eleven linn
dred pounds: foretop clipped; inane left
long; lump on right front leg. A
suitable reward will be given to any
person leading to its whereabouts.
Butler County, Pa.
A General Merchandise, country
store, doing a good business, only store
in the town, new oil field developing in
the neiglib irhood, with constantly in
creasing tr.ide, is for sale. Immediate
possession. Inqnre at CITIZEN office,
Butler, Pfi.
learn the 1. .bit of saving, it is not what
yon earn but what you save. Any one
can make i. oney but it takes a wi.e man
to save it. Now is the time to start, and
your deposits made with us will earn
you 4 per cent, interest compounded
every 6 mouths. Send for our booklet,
all about b nking by mail or in person
PANY, 6i2.| Penn Ave., Pittsburg, Pa
Olci Or. Drummond.
After ye rs of patient study and ex
periment, 1 as given the world a prepar
ation which is an absolute and perma
nent cure for every form of rheumatism.
The price $5, but it is two large bottles,
enough for a months treatment, and
will relieve the worst case from the
first dose. Sent by express upon receipt
of price, by Drummond Medicine Co.,
New York, with full particulars and
testimonials of wonderful cures.
Wheat, wholesale price 60-65
Rye, " 50
Oats, " 45
Corn, " CO
Hay, " 13 00
Eggs, " 14
Butter, " 14-16
Potatoes, " HO
Onions, per bu 1 00
Beets, per doz bunches 25
Cabbage, per lb 01
Chickens, dressed 10
Parsnips, per bu 50
Turnips 35
New Potatoes, per bu 100
Currants, per qt 4
Blackberries, " 2 00
Beans, " 1 00
Peas " 1 00
Cucumbers, per doz 25
Slippryrock Normal.
Attend the State Normal School at
Slippery Rock, Pa. Expenses low, ad
vantages first-class. We aim to prepare
teachers thoroughly for their work.
Fall term begins September 2, 1901.
Send for a catalogue.
ALBERT E. MALTBY, Principal.
Ice Cream
At retail and wholesale at the Butler
We, the undersigned photographers of
Butler hereby give notice that our re
spective photo, studios will be closed
from July 20th to Aug. 19th, 1901.
I will sell my farm of twenty acres,
located in Franklin township, near Alt.
Chestnut, good land, with new and good
buildings, fruit of all kinds, spring
water at door, new silo, etc., or I will
trade it for town property.
Mt. Chestnut, Pa.
A"1 Porch Rockers at cost while they
I .-£ t Brown & Co's.
lid re.id) for the next great event
—the big Butler 3-6.
Brown & Co. are still selling Bed
Room Suits at low prices. One price
on oar Suits. A suit worth S3O for S3O
is our way.
The fall term of school at the Sutler
Business College opens Monday, Sept. a,
1901. Read their new art. on this page.
Buy your fall Carpets at Brown &
Order your milk and cream from the
Creamery wagon, as it passes your door,
or call up People's Phone 339, and the
wagon will stop at your house.
Did yon get a five-cent cake of schmer
Music scholars wanted at 128 West
Wayne St.
A nice selection of China and Japan
ese Mattings imported by our dealer—
to be seen at Brown & Co's.
Rev. Barlow of the Episcopil church
89 spending a month's vacation in New
York state.
Rev. Eli Miller of Grace Lutheran
church has accepted a call extended
him by a large Pittsbnrg congregation.
Rev. Crawley of South Africa, a
brother-in-law of M. F. Wright, preach
ed an interesting missionary sermon in
the First Presbyterian church, last Sun
Rev. Jas. Ferguson, son of R. G. of
New Wilmington occupied the pulpit
of the U. P. Church last Sunday, and
though yet a student preached good ser
THE MARKET— Both agencies are
paying $1.25, this morning.
EVANS CITY —The Allegheny Oil
& Gas Co. has struck a dry gasser in
the third sand on the Texter farm in
Jackson twp. north west of Evans City.
They had a fair showing of oil in the
On the Ramsey farm in Forward
twp, Alexander Bros, of Zelienople
last week brought in a 100-foot well
that started off at 10 and is now doing
50 barrels a day. Some wells seven
years old are within 100 yards of the
new one.
CONCORD— The South Penn brought
in a 15 barrel Speechly well on the
Will Murtland and has two wells dril
ling on this and one on the McConnel
and John Campbell farm. Brown
Vance & Co. have a location made on
a four-acre lot on the Issac Campbell
farm. Their well on another lease on
this farm is doing 18 barrels and is said
to be the best one in the field.
BRUSH CREEK —The decomposed
ln)dy of a man was found in the Brush
Creek field, Tuesday. A revolver wa3
at his side
CLAY TWP. —Whitmire Jt Co. have
a new 4th sand well on the Jno. Barn
VENANGO —Adams & Co. of Parker
have started to drill on the Amos
Seaton farm and the Devonian have
started another well on the Miles Addle
Gospel Tent Meeting.
There will be a 10 days Gospel Meeting
held in the tent, corner of Washington
and West Jefferson St., opposite Ger
man Lutheran church—commencing
Friday evening Aug. 9 and closing Aug.
19. Services for all christians Dif
ferent minister in attendance, come.
Commence each evening at 8:00.
SSOO Reward.
For any case of rheumatism which
cannot be cured with Dr. Drummond's
Lightning Remedies,internal and extern
al, relieves at once, cure guaranteed.
Restores stiff joints, drawn cords, and
hardened muscles. If your druggist
has not got it do not take anything else.
Send description of your case, take the
agency and seoore treatment free.
Drummond Medicine Co. 84 Nassua St.
N. Y.
Annual Reunion at Conncaiit
Arrangements have been completed
for the Fourth Annual United Presby
terian Reunion at Conneaut Lake, Aug
ust 13th, 1901. For this occasion special
trains will be run via the P. &L. E R
R., from New Haven and Pittsburg:
the Penn'a Lines from Burgettstown
and Washington, Pa., Bellevue, Wells
ville, 0., New Castle and New Wil
mington; the P. & W. from Allegheny;
L. S. & M. S. from Oil City; B. R. & P.
from Punxsutawney; and via the Bes
semer R. R. from Turtle Creek, North
Bessemer. Butler. Erie and Meadville.
Stops will be made at all principal in
termediate stations.
The very lowest rates have been
made for this reunion.
The reunion of 1900 brought together
the largest number of people that ever
attended a one day onting: over fifteen
thousand people were on the grounds.
Thirty trains, 237 coaches, were requir
ed to carry the excursionists, and were
handled in a manner entirely satisfac
tory to all concerned. Nothing is being
left undone to make the Reunion of this
year a greater success than that of
former years.
For particulars, address Rev. J. C.
Kistler, Chairman of Committee on
Transportation, Houston, Pa.
Real Estate Broker.
Parties wishing to purchase or sell
oil properties, farms, city residences or
real estate of any kind, should call upon
Wtn. Walker,in Ketterer's b'd'g,opposite
P, O. Butler Pa. Peoples Phone No. 519.
Buying Wool.
I am buying wool at same location as
last season, Graham Bro's grocery
store, will pay the market price in cash,
have no merchandise of ftny kind to ex.-
change. W. F. RUMBERGER.
To Whom it May Concern
Walter's Best Flour is the "best".
Makes the finest bread we ever had.
A Traveling Pain.
There is no disease quite so peculiar
as rheumatism. The pain which is in
the little finger to day may be in one of
the toes to-morrow. Ana so it travels
all over the system, seeking an outlet,
and finding none it settles permanently
in one place, and from its home other
pains start out, and settle down and
multiply. Dr. Drummond's Lightning
Remedies for rheumatism attack the
disease from all points at once, and
their work is always successful. If
your druggist has not got these reme
dies, write to the Drummond Medicine
Co., New York, and describe your case.
Agents Wanted.
For Sale,
General Store; small stock of goods.
Postoffice in building. Rent Low.
Address, G. M. GRAHAM,
Buttercup, Pa.
I will sell seventeen ewes and 2 bucks,
(one old Oxforddown, registered, and
one youne: buck,) graded sheep, that
average about ten pounds of wool a
year, singly or together. Call at my
place in Adams township, near the
Adams Pump Station, on the Butler and
Perrysville plank road.
Valencia, Pa.
Chiffoniers $6 up. See Brown &
—Fresh cow for sale. Inquire at the
Buttercup P. O.
People say the Butler Creamery Co's
Ice Cream is the best.
Brown"& Co. are selling Couches at
low figures now. Guaranteed construc
Purified milk 4ctd a quart at the
FOR SALE—lnterest in 40-acre lease
and one well near Butler. Inquire at
CITIZEN oflice.
For a dish of pure Ice Cream stop at
the Creamery. Ladies' Parlor up stairs.
Try Johnston's Beef, Iron and Wine,
for your spring tonic.
If you want a drink of fresh butter
milk stop at the Creamery. All you can
drink for 5 cents.
FOR SALE —T wo producing oil wells,
old territory, good stayers, well equip
ped, cheap for cash. Enquire at CITIZEN
- 1 /39-sth Ave., Pittsburg, Pa j:
: -£ 11 CROWN ind BF.iCjt »" r
' «m of iVOT DC iy
li itfi' fmIYOURS? «»'•> CROWNS I*
< «S li f UIIKI BR'DGF work reduced r
All I|S5 PER TOOTH A!.-;, tl .
y best set lif-.ecfli made. Q N LY S8 u
Picnic# ami Kounions.
—Big Butler Fair—Sept. 3-4-5-6
August 13th - 19th annual reunion of
the 134 th at Cascade Park. New Cas
August 13th —United Presbyterian re
union at Conne.mt L ike See notice in
another place
Aug 13 —L iwu Fet •at the Crawford
School House in Jeffers m twp. liven
ing u upper on the grounds for benefit
of Thornoreek church.
August 13 -Engli-h Lutheran S. S|
af Alameda Park.
Aug. 15 -Beginning of Camp Meet
ing at Tarentum.e'idiug Aug. 25. Rev.
E. P. Harper o? Ekastown will preach
the opening sermon.
Aug 15—Picnic of Grocers Ass'n of
Butler at Alameda Park.
Aug. 15 --Thi Annual McCandless Re
union will be held in the grove of I. J.
McCandless just west <>f Union ville on
Thursday. Aug. 15. Everybody come
and have a good time
A Victor Talking Machine will be one
of the modes of amusements
Aug. 15—16 th Annual reunion of the
old canal boatmen, but three of whom
yet live in this county, i e. Philip Burt
ner of Saxonburg. and Wm. Mitchell
and John Hoffmui of Butler.
Aug 15th—Reunion of the 102 nd P.
V. at North Washington. Butler Co.,
Pa. The 102 nd, Col. Rowley, was the
old 13th. and Co. H of it was recruited
in Butler Co., with T'nos. McLaughlin
as Captain, and he was succeeded by
Robt. W. Lyon, both of whom lived
near Glade Mills. Middlesex. Penn.
Washington and Parker twps. furnish
ed quite a numlier of the company, and
the others were scattered all over the
county. There is said to be but eighty
of the whole regiment, yet living, and
their reunion at North Washington,
will undoubtedly be a very interesting
Angust 16—Annual Celebration of
Forester's day at Coaltown, by Court
No. 3(1. Music, dancing and refresh
ments. Music and dancing beginning at
1:30 p.m. Everybody inyited.
Aug 17 —Butler horseslioers at idora
Aug. 21gt—At Mercer -reunion of the
100 th or Roundhead Regt.
August 22nd—Sloan reunion in grove
of Matthew Sloan, near Farmirgton.
August 29th —Annual McCall reunion,
on the farm of Samuel Sutton, two
miles south of West Sunbnry and one
mile east of Euclid station, where all
the friends and neighbors are cordially
invited to come and spend a day in re
newing old acquaintances and forming
new ones. The dinner will be a basket
dinner. Rigs will meet all the trains.
Butler Fair—Sept. 3-6.
Oct. 11 —16th anuual reunion of the
78th Reg. at Kittanning.
County Institute —Dec. 16.
—Get ready for the next great event
—the Big Butler Fair —Sept. 3 6.
Hats and Men's
1-2 PRICE.
ino. S. Wick,
Opposite P. 0.
B. B.
lot o' woolens
•-texture and style right
in line for nice dressy
Autumn skirts and young
ladies' school wear—sell
ing out now at prices to
make room for new goods.
Odd lot 75c to SI.OO Woolens
46 to 56 inches wide,
35c yard.
Lot fine SI.OO to $125 Wool
ens, 44 to 56 inches wide,
50c yard,
Lot 50c Woolens, 38 to 54
inches wide,
25c yard.
Get samples and satisfy
yourself of extraordinary
buying chance such as
you'll want to reap bene
fit of.
BoggS& Buhl
Department X.
1 More than ?
j a pill. \
N Common pills harm more /
f than they help. Few of them j
V act upon the liver at nil. They c
% merely excite the bowels and (
\ cause an excessive outpouring /
of secretions along the digestive #
i tract. This tends to impair (
S rather than establish the natural J
r functions of the stomach, liver |
1 and bowels, X
| Boyd's
\ Peerless Pills j
\ are more than comuiou pills \
J they are a real liver tonic. They f
/ make sluggish livers active and I
J weak livers strong. A lively \
J liver brings keen appetite, C
/ sound digestion, a clear com- f
} plexion and pure rich blood. /
$ Price 25c $
? Pharmacist. \
( Butler, Pa,
Butler Count; National Bant,
Butler Penn,
Capital paid in $200,000.00
Surplus and Profits - $100,000.00
Jos. Hartinan, President; J. V. Ritts,
Vice President; John G. McMarliu,
Cashier, A. C. Krug, Ass't Cashier.
A general banking business transacted.
Interest paid on time deposits.
Money leaned on approved security.
We invite you to open an account with this
DIRECTORS—Hon. Joseph Hartman, Hon.
W. S. Waldron, Dr. W. M. Hoover. H. Mc-
Sweeney, C. P. Collins, I. O. Smith, Leslie P.
Hazlett, M. Fineg.in, \V. U. Larkin, T. P.
Mittiln, l)r. \V. C. McCandless. HBD Mas
seth. W. J. Marks. J. V. Ritts. A. L. Reiber
Farmers' National Bank,
CAPITAL PAID IN, $100,000.00.
Foreign exchange bought and sold.
Special attention given to collections.
JOHN HUMPHREY Vice President
C. A.. BAILEY Cashier
E. W. BINGHAM Assistant Cashier
J. F. HUTiSLER Teller
John Younkins. D. L. Cloeland, E. E.
Abrams, C. N. Boyd, W. F. Metzger, Henry
Miller, John Humphrey. Thos. Hays, Levi
M. Wise and Francis Murphy.
Interest paid on time deposits.
We respectfully solicit vour business.
Butler Savings Bank
Butler, Pa.
Capital - - - $60,000.00
Surplus and Profits - - $225,000 00
JOS. L PURVIS President
J. HENRY TROUTMAN Vice-President
WM. CAMPBELL, Jr Caihier
DIRECTORS—Joseph L. Purvis, J. Henry
Troutman, W. D.Brandon, W. A. Stein, J. 8.
The Butler Savings Bank is the Oldest
Banking Institution! n Butler County.
General banking business transacted.
We solicit accounts of oil producers, mer
chants, farmers and others.
All business entrusted to u& will receive
prompt attention.
Interest paid on time deposits.
Fall term begins, Monday, Sept. a, 1901
I—Practical1 —Practical Book-keepers. 2 —Expert
Accountants. 3 —Amanuensis Shorthand,
4 —Reporter's Shorthand. s—Practical5 —Practical
Short Course in Book-keeping, for those
who merely wish to understand the
simpler methods of keeping books. 6
Our Teachers—We have four at present
always as many as we need, no more.
We have filled 35 positions thus far
the present term and we expect to fill at
least 15 or 20 more by the next term.
We could place two or three times that
many every term if we had them. We
need an abundance of first class material.
All young men and young women having
a good English education should take
advantage of one or both of our courses.
Many new and important improve
ments for next year. Call at the office
and see us. If you are interested be sure
to get a copy of our new catalogue, also
A. F. REGAL, Prin.,
319-327 S. Main St.. Butler. Pa.
DEALERS in ready made clothing
represent their wares as "Tailor made'
"custom made" &c., but they ask the
regular prices of ready made and the
boast is understood. But when they
offer to take your measure, promise to
have the clothes made for you and
charge the tailors price, they impose
"upon your credulity Whether their
misrepresentation is wilful or negligent
the result to you is the same,
Most men want what they pay for and
are willing to pay for the superior
quality of made to measure clothes.
Our garments are cut and made to your
measure in our own workshop in But
ler, not by fair-to-middling work
men, but by expert tailors.
Handsome Spring Goods
At Business Bringing Prices.
Maker of Men's Clothes
Special Notice.
"Bicycles at cost" to close them
out, come early and get a bargain.
All kinds of repair work given
prompt attention at
Geo. W. Mardorf's
Bicycle Store and Repair Shop,
109 W. Cunningham St
fhe 5 Minute Breakfast Food.
Purine Health Flour
Will soon be at an end Don't wait longer for thi« a great
opportunity, and this sale is a matter of Dollars and Cents to
you. Xour gain and our loss The deep cnt price on Ithese
suits make them go. That is what we want—to sell every
suit. Cost of these suits not considered in this sale.
All we want you to do is to call and examine these suits. You
| will be convinced of the bargains you get Note following prices:
Actual selling price sl3 to sl6 deep cut price "fro
12 " 15 " " « g
9 " 12 " " " - 6
" " 8 " 10 " " •« 7
" " 6 " 8 " " «• 4
Actual selling price sl3 to sl6 deep cut price $9
12 " 15 " " " 8
" " 9'• 12 " " " 7
" " " 8 " 10 " " « 6
M " 6 " 8 4
" " " 5 " 6 " " " 3
Actual selling price $5.00 to $6 deep cut price $3.00
4.00 " 5 " « . •« 2.50
3.00 " 4 " «• •" 2.00
2.50 3 1.50
I-50 " ~00
All Straw Hats go at Half price.
All Brown Stiff Hats go at Halt price.'
One Lot Underwear was SI.OO a suit now 50c a suit.
Men's Vests (wash goods) worth from SI.OO to $2.50 now 50c.
Men s Crash Suits—plain linen and fancy stripes—half price.
All Bicycle Pants go at half price.
Miscellaneous Bargains throughout the store.
Enough said—you know the store.
Cor. Main and Cunningham Sts., Butler, Pa.
A General Clearing Sale
Of Clothing.
Every Line of Goods in the House
marked down.
We must have the money and the
room to receive our LARGE STOCK
for the coming season.
Oome to us for Clothing for MEN,
Come to us for Furnishings, Hats,
Caps, Trunks and Valises.
Schaul & Nast,
137 South Main St., Butler.
There are many things you will need, even on a short
trip. We can supply your wants— Gloves, Neckwear,'
Belts, Belt Pins and Buckles, the new ones in Pearl, newer
than Turquois; Fans and Handerchiefs; Shirt Waists, Jacket
Suits, Walking Skirts, Dress Skirts, Silk Waists, Dressing
Sacques, Parasols, Umbrellas, Under Muslins. Space for
bids further detail. We can supply your needs at Summer
Clearance Prices. We are still applying the knife and
cutting deeper daily, and will continue to do so until our
shelves are emptied of summer goods.
Almost forgot to mention Corsets. Summer Corsets
in Batiste net and tape, 29c, 50c and SI.OO.
Early to Speak of Fall Goods.
We have cur first shipment in. If you want a new
Walking Skirt, Jacket Suit or Fancy Waistings, we can
show you; the first of this season's importations. Prices
are as usual—RIGHT. Some new stylish Ready to wear
Felt Hats to show you, too.
In. J. E. Zimmerman.
1 Picture and Mirror Framing. L
Jas. A TlcDowell,
Makes a Specialty of
Cement Sidewalks.
Has had twenty years experience in Butler— Uses the best com
position purchasable in the United States.
112 W. Jefferson St.
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