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THE BXJTLER CITIZEN.
WILLIAM a WEOLJCY - Publisher. ~ THURSDAY. Jclt 21. 190*. im ptr ymr la Advssce. Otherwise sl-50 REPUBLICAN TICKET. President —Theodore Roosevelt, Vice President-C. W. Fan banks. Supreme Judge—John P. Ellcin. Congress—Hon. Geo. F. Huff. State Senate —Hon. A G. Williams, Legislature —Hon. Thomas Hays, Dr. W. R. Hoc.v-nberry, District Attorney—Samuel Walker, Clerk of Courts—L E. Christley. POLITICAL The gentlemen from Kittanning will be here today for the purpose of re nominating Senator Williams. PUtt says Roosevelt will carry New York, and if he does there will not be a shadow of hope for Parker. Roosevelt can be elected without New York bnt Parker cannot. The electoral college now connts of 478 votes, and it takes 289 to elect. Nearly all the northern states are Republican, all the southern Democratic —and the supposed to be donbtfnl ones are New York, 39; Wis consin, 12; W. Va., 7; Maryland, 8; Colorado, 5; and Idaho, Montana and Nevada 8 each. Bryan is out in a manifesto in which he turns in for Parker—in a way. He finds some points in the Democratic platform on which he can stand—oppo sition to imperialism, the reduction of the standing army and dislike of Roose velt Bnt he declares that a Demo cratic victory would mean "very little in any progress on economic questions so long as the party is nnder the control of the Wall street element," and he holds that the nomination of Parker virtually nullifies the antitrust plank. He has fears of Parker's tariff revision views, charges him with deception in the matter of his telegram, and appar ently does not have much faith in his election. That he does not believe there is much of a chance for Parker is made evident by his refusal to consider himself dead politically. On the other hand, Bryan has great confidence in himself. "As soon as the election is over I shall, with the help of those who believe as I do. undertake to organize for the campaign of 1906," he proclaims, his object being to "defeat the purposes of the pluto crats who are attempting to direct the affairs" of the Democratic party. THEHE is some talk of revising the laws of this state regarding the sale of liqnor; and if that is to be done we sug gest a paragraph requiring that the bar rooms and dining-rooms open and close at the same time. Some Bntler people who arrived at the town;of Huntingdon, this state, after 8 P. M., the other even ing, were informed that the dining toom was closed, and were set around to "Fisher's - Restaurant" for their cappers, while the bar-room remained open till 10:80 P. M. Human Sympathy. When Peter the Great was founding the Russian Empire he sent a commis sion all over Europe seeking a suit able religion for his people. The com mission examined the Roman Catholic, the different Protestant, the Greek Catholic, and all the other forms of religion they could find, and reported in favor of the Greek Catholic, and it was adopted; and is today the state and general religion of the Russian Empire. That makes a sympathy between »■ which grew Great, and Greece which stayed little, and when the Turks "pitch on" to Greece Russia always in terferes and saves them. Hence the sympathy of the Greeks for the Rus sians. Yon can hear it right here in Batler. THE body of F. Kent Loomis, a brother of Ase't. Secy, of State Loomis, was recovered from the waters of the English channel a few days ago. Kent was on his way to Abyssinia, to deliver • copy of a treaty to King Menelek. the negro ruler of that conntry, and in Closing the channel he either fell off or was pushed off the steamer. A Buddhist Funeral at the Fair. Among the unnsnal sights witnessed at St. Louis, last week, was a Buddhist fnnersl—the first one of its kind ever held in America, the Japanese inter preter said. Nao Saito, one of the pretty geisha girls in "fair Japan;" died of typhoid fever four weeks from the day she arrived at the world's fair. The dainty Japanese girl was only 19 years old, and the sole support of her parents in Tokyo, Japan. Several Pittsburgers had watched her quaint dances in the theater and praised her grace of motion. Last week she was buried in St. Lonis, bnt the funeral was strictly a Buddhis tic one. All members of the Japanese colony, some 800 of them, gathered in the lower hall of one of the buildings where Akita, a Shinto high priest, who presides over the temple of Nio-Mon— the temple which has been brought to the world's fair, read the burial service. No American was present during this Worship, not even the undertaker. The priest clad in a scarlet kimona and a green turban, chanted two or three prayers, and then read the burial ser vice in Japanese. After this, each of 70 geisha girls present said a prayer for their yonng friend. According to their belief their pretty companion has start ed over the river of Ten Thousand Years, after which time she will reach the snow-capped mountain of Fusiy ama, the highest point in Japan, where Buddha dwells. According to the laws of Japan some part of the body must be carried back to the fatherland and buried there with sacred rites, so Nao Saito's shining black hair was cut; each girl took a lock of it snd the rest was expressed to Japan. The Japanese colony at the exposition paid the fuueral expenses and sent a purse to the parents. Thk sudden prospect of the shortage Of meat supplies on the initiation of a strike in some Western packing houses •gain brings us face to face with a serious problem incident to the modern consolidation of industrial interests. BUSSIA has ordered 100,000 breast plates for the army; but it does not ap pear that they can be so adjusted as to be worn on the back, where they wonld be most useful while Kuropatkin is executing one of bis "brilliant ma neuvers. " A THOUSAND bushels of Guatemalan ants, imported into this country against their will and let loose in Texas, are •aid to be eating up the boll-weevil with promptness and dispatch. Thirty million dollars worth of cotton was de stroyed last year by the weevil; Con gress appropriated $250,000 to destroy him and all the Southern States offered rewards; the ant was brought here, the planters were afraid of him, and took Um into Court; then he was let loose, •od be la said to be a success. WAR NOfEH. The week rtarted off with very con flicting reports from the seat of war. One report bad the Russian army un der Kuropatkin entirely surrounded by the Japanese, with a great battle ex pected at Ta-tche-kiao, a small town near Liao-Yang, and not down on the maps Tlie other report had the Jap army and navy brought to a stand-still by the spread of the cholera; Admiral Togo, being one of the first victims: but neith er of the reports were confirmed. Last Satnrday night or early Sunday morning a division of Russians attack ed the Japs at Motienling pass, and drove in their outposts, but the Japs rallied and gave the Russians a terrible beating. The Russian General ac knowledged that his losses exceeded a thousand men. The battle lasted till 3 p.m. of Sunday. The Japs reported their losses at but 17 men. Some Russian war vessels on the Red Sea have been over-hauling British and German merchantmen, looking for goods, contraband of war, and trouble is expected. What is called the "Volunteer Fleet'' consists of ten or twelve or perhaps more merchant vessels which are so constructed that they can in case of need be readily converted into cruisers capable of doing effective service in the capacity of commerce destroyers. In time of peace some of them ply be tween Odessa and Vladivostok, while others are engaged in the tea trade and in carrying passengers between China and the Black Sea. They are also employed by the Russian Government as transports for the conveyance of troops. In war times they are liable to be pressed into the national service, but as the transit of warships through the Dardenelles is prohibited by treaty ob ligations which are binding alike upon the Russian and the Turkish Govern ments, some difficulty has been en countered in placing them where they would do the most good. This difficulty was overcome in the case of the Petersburg by an ingenious but beautifully simple expedient. The vessel was taken through the forbidden water upon the claim that she was to be dedicated to the Red Cross service and while making the passage she bore an eminently peaceful aspect. Nothing was allowed to indicate any other than a purely humanitarian mission. But as soon as the Red Cross ship emerged from the jurisdiction of the Sultan and entered the high seas a radical change was effected in her appearance. The guns which had been concealed in the hold were hoisted to the surface and put in place and in less than no time, so to speak, the hospital ship was transform ed into a privateersman. Since then it has been busily engaged in halting and searching British vessels in the Red Sea and in looking out for Japanese com merce npon which to prey. Its most recent exploit was to hold up the P. and O. boat Malacca while its colleague, the Smolensk, stopped the German steam ship Prince Henry and took from it a quantity of Japonese mail. In spite of the Kaiser's desire to be pleasant with the Czar and cheer him up, German sentiment will hardly al low this outrageous and unjustifiable proceeding to pass without protest and rebuke. Contraband of war consigned to the enemy may be seized on a neu tral vessel and confiscated, but that mail' is contraband has not yet been seriously contended. The whole busi ness is thoroughly discreditable. It will be remembered that during the war in South Africa an organized body of recruits intending to fight for the Boers got away from the United States upon the strength of the Red Cross badges they wore. That was generally denounced as a paltry and contemptible deception, bnt how much worse is it for a government to stoop to such a low despicable trick. The Russians ecein to be doing their utmost to get them selves despised and disliked all round. Jbe lack of common sense which they display at every turn is no less painful than illuminating. Their volunteer fleet with its high-handed proceedings won't do the Japs much harm, but it will make lots of Russian enemies. GRAND-DUKE BORIS of the Russian Imperial family, who cut such a dash throngh this country, a year or so ago, is now under arrest and on his way home. As an officer of the Russian army, he was sent to the front, and be went with three palace cars, tilled with provisions, liquors and sporting women. Their orgies scandalized the army and had a bad effect on its discipline. Gen'l Kuropatkin ordered him to send the women home, and Boris struck him. Then the Commander-in-Chief reported the affair to the Czar, and Boris, arrest followed. There are some two dozen of these Grand Dukes in Russia; their income or birthright is $500,000 a year from the public treasury, and it was the doings of just snch fellows as Boris that bronght about the French Revolu tion over a hundred years ago. Butler County Schools. One more school year has now passed into history. Some of the school events which occurred in this county during the year just closed will long be remem bered by at least a few of us. At the beginning of the school year work wa? plenty, wages were good and as a nat ural result many of our best teachers left us, and the schools thereby suffer ed. One great educational need today, is to raise the teaching profession to as high and remunerative work as are the other trades and professions of life. Is this important, noble work not worthy to stand side by side with any trade or profession? Until this elevation and dignity is given this labor so long may we expect our best teachers to keep leaving the work. The minimum salary law was a step in the right direction and we slight all wish it had been a h'glier step than whjkt it was. We held, last year, 17 pnblic examin tions and issued 320 provisional certifi cates, 12 professional and refused 90 ap plicants; 110 pupils passed the required examinations and were granted public school diplomas. We believe that the move of teachers and pupils should always be upwards and therefore in all our examinations have tried to make the requirements lead that way. It is not a pleasant thing, I aoi sure, to refnse a certificate or a diploma to any who apply for the same, but we also know that some un pleasant things are also duties and from these we do not turn. As has been our custom, we again called our teachers together in a one day meeting just prior to the opening ol the schools. 1 was ably assisted in that meeting by Hupt. Fruit of Mercer county. Sunt. Allen of Lawrence coun ty, Supt. Gibson of Butler, Prof. Green of West Sunbury and Prof. Hall of Bntler. In these meetings we attempt at least to say and offer a few things that every teacher must meet before she goes far into her work. About 150 teachers were present. In addition to this meeting I had planned to hold one evening meeting in each township of the county, whilst viiiting the schools, to which ]>atrons, teachers and pupils were invited. The plan was meeting with universal satis faction, as far as 1 could learn, and would have been continued all winter had I not taken sick. We know that .he work was heavy, but yet I think he results were good and justified the effort. . . Because of the fever epidemic in Bnt ler our Teachers' Institute was put back until February S-12, 1904. None but the very best instructors ba.i been employed or our institute wonld have been a failure, through the lateness of the date and the absence of of teachers: bat from the words of so many I am convinced that a more suc cessful and more appreciated institute was never held in this county. Our first annual Directors' Conven tion, as required by the late law. was held in Butler Nov. 27. and was attend ed by about 125 local directors. This we think was a large number to attend a meeting in a town which at that time, because of the fever epidemic, was shunned by everybody. A very good program had been ar ranged and was carried out by local di rectors ably assisted by Hon. John Q. Stewart of Harrisburg and Supt. James Fruit of Mercer conuty. Last year we had 310 teachers of 23<> were females, 71 were beginners and 95 had taught for five years or more. Eleven new school rooms were built and several houses were repainted and refurnished. We need some advance work along this line of fixing up our school property in many places. I take it that no ground can be too rich nor smooth for the play ground; no floor can be too bright and clean no walls can be too richly decorated, and no house made too much home-like for our boys and girls whilst in school, for they are worth more than gold. The most important lessons for life are to be learned in school and are not found in our text books. Such princi ples as truth, politeness, respect, mod esty. love and virtue are hard to instill in boys' and girls' hearts when the sur roundings and environments are not what thej- should be. A little money carefully used in cleaning up and beau tifying school properties would aid very much along this line. The three township high schools were more successful this year than last,both in attendance and the kind of work done. Commencement exercises were held in the Penn township ami Franklin township schools. The former graduat ing a class of ten and the latter a class of six. The Muddycreek township school did excellent work but had no arraduates this year. Each year we name two days to be especially known as visitors' days, at which time most of our teachers made special efforts to get the parents into their schools. Some parents visit their schools without this extra inducement, but yet so many do not that we are led to think that some good comes from this effort. When parents and teachers fully un derstand the relation that really exists between them in the school and home: when they remember that the one cannot exist without the other, and that he who neglects the one thereby wrongs the other—then I think the matter of school visitation will largely solve itself. Because of the long siette of sickness throngh which I had to pass I was not able to get into all our schools this year. I was to see over 200 schools, several of which were visited after my sickness. And here I wish to pnblicly express my hearty thanks for tne many kind words and loving deeds shown to my self and family by so many dear friends during my late illness. Human sympathy is a strong cord and helps support many a one in time of trouble. Directors and teachers, pupils and patrons, the ministry and the press of this county, yon, each and all, have my thanks for the interest you took in our schools this year. We look upon education as the hope and fore-runner of advanced civiliza tion, and with this ideal in mind it should be your purpose and mine to giye our hearty co-operation in all things that tend towards elevating our schools. All teachers are cordially invited to attend the educational meeting and hand-shaking at Alameda Park on Sat urday, AUK. 20, at 10 o'clock. Yours yery truly, HOWARD I. PAINTER. ACCIDENTS. Miss Tillie, daughter of Cal. Logan of Jefferson twp. fell from a cherry tree a few days ago and broke her arm. J. Herman Starr the grocer was thrown from his wagon and into the ditch, at the B. O. crossing on South Main St. Monday afternoon, and had one leg broken. The express due h*'re at 4:35 hit his wagon and demolished it. James L. Oesterling, the carpenter, fell from a roof in Centre twp. Tuesday morning and was seriously injured: Henry Yetter and his son Arthur, 10 years old, were drowned in the canal near Grand Rapids. 0.. last Saturday. The boy was seized with cramps while bathing and the father jumped in to save him. The father had a cork leg and this proved snch an impediment, that he WHH unable to control his own movements and both] were drowned. Heat and lightning killed nine people in this country. Monday and seven were drowned that day. Jesse Keiswanger of Harmony fell from <1 roof at the pump-station, break ing his right arm. Mrs. Lizzie Kahle.aged !10,of Slippery Rock, made two unsuccessful attempts to commit suicide at Oil City, last Mon day, first by swallowing chloroform and then trying to hnrl herself from a sec ond-story window of the Oil City hos pital, where she is confined. Domestic troubles are said to have unbalanced her mind. The Butler county authori ties were notified and have arranged to take her to the State hospital at North Warren. She conducted a private school at Oil City. Mrs. Kable's first attempt of self-destruction was made in the'office of a doctor. Dnring tae absence of a physician from the room she opened a medicine case and drank the drug. When he returned he found her on the floor in agony. It is said she was deserted by her husband two years igo. Two large excursion trains were wrecked, last week causing a loss of thirty five lives The one at Mid vale. N. J., was caused by the negligence of the telegraph operator, who failed to set the block for a train closely follow ing the one that was wrecked, and that at Glen wood, IU., by the setting of a wrong signal, which put the excursion train on the same track with a slowly moving freight, into the rear end of which it ran. During a thunderstorm near Youngs town Ohio Monday a heard of 21 cattle which were ready lo be shipped to market, took refuge under a tree on the farm of J. A. Kline. The tree was struck by lightning and wheu the own er went to the field he found that one stroke of lightning had killed the whole herd. They were insured. What Shall We Have for Dessert? This question an': - -- .; in the family every day. Let u.i answer if to-day. Try Jet' "• O, n delicious .<1 ■t. Pre pared ir. t" i . ; oiri. ng! no Dakinn;! ; - ' . r a:.d set to cooL »Flavc . Oraugo, Rasp*. berry and Sir:.--. . . Get a package At your croecr.i U v> cts. Pearson B. Nace's Livery Feed and Sale Stable Rear of Wick House Butler ?enn'a The best of horses and first class rigs m w.ivs on hand and for hire. Best accommodations In town for perma nent boarding and transient trade, 8 peel al Care guaranteed. Stable Room For 65 Horses \ good c ass of horses, both drivers and draft horses always on hand and for sale uTlerafullKuarant.ee; and horses bough p in proper notification by PEARSON B. NACF, Tdiepnone No. 21 . TH£'MAF> PROOFREADER " His Work la Done Slowly and With Extraordinary Care. "I thought I knew my business until I took a job holding copy in a mapmak !ng establishment," said a veteran proofreader. "The change from the rush of a morning newspaper to the leisurely work of an encyclopedia was queer enough. It was three weeks be fore I began to feel that I was earning By salary. It takes about two weeks to read the proof of a good map. If it is a business atlas, particularly com prehensive as to small towns, we linger over a proof and its successive revises for a month or sis weeks before the final electrotype is made. In mapmak- Ing it Is not only essential that every town should be in the map, but that it should be in precisely the right place. The man who is buying a map or an atlas has no use for it unless it gives accurate information about the city or town where he was born, where his wife was born and where he was mar ried. The first thing a prospective pur chaser does when shown a new atlas by a canvasser is to look up one or all of these points. If his native town or city Is not there he won't bother to take another glance at the book. If it is there, but not in its precise location on some river or bay, he does not hesitate to say he has no high opinion of the atlas. The motto of our business seems to be 'Get it all in and get it in right' " NAMES OF NUMBERS. Why Twelve la Called a Dozen &n<l Twenty a Score. "Dozen" is from the French dou taine, a collection of articles generally numbered together. It is used in the Herefordshire poems, 1200, and shows French for the first time encroaching upon English numerals. This enshrines a great historical fact, for from 1220 to 12S0 it was the custom to look to France as leader of all Europe in art, chivalry, fashion, war and learning. "Score" for twenty came into the lan guage nearly at the same time, but was not exclusively French. It comes from the Anglo-Saxon scor, the root of shear, shire, scar, and means to cut. Our ancestors, to avoid the difficulty of large numbers, used to keep ac counts by cutting notches in a stick, called a tally, and after twenty such notches they cut off the tally, which thus became a "soore." These were used in England for keeping the ex chequer accounts, even to the begin ning of the nineteenth century. A cricket score was once spoken of as so many notches, and the rind of pork is scored. The word is first used in a poem called "The Bestiary" and in "Cursor Mundi."—London Answers. PAPER MAKING MACHINES. They Were Invented by Looln Rob ert, n YonnK Frenehninn. The inventor of machinery for paper making, as distinguished from mere pulping machines, was Louis Robert, a clerk in the employment of Messrs. Didot of the Essonnes paper mills, near Paris. In 1708 he completed a small model for a continuous web of paper on an endless wire cloth, to which rotary motion was applied. Con tinuous length was thus secured, though at first the width was only that of an ordinary piece of tape. A machine soon followed producing a width of twenty-four inches, for which Robert had a patent from the French government and a reward of 8,000 francs. Messrs. Didot bought this patent and the machines, and in 1801 induced a well known English firm Fourdrinnler —to take it up. Helped by a clever young mechanic named Donkin of Dartford paper mills they so improved the machinery that a Fourdrinnler machine is still the practical equipment of every paper making establishment the world over. —London Globe. Cnalrcd nod*. There is u story told of the eminent Dr. Abernethy, who was as blunt as be was learned. He was called to prescribe for an old lady in falling health, who prided herself upon being and who looked the very pink of neat ness. Her dress was spotless and her cap immaculate, and her friends spoke of her ns that "sweet old lady." After much (juestioning, which was almost Impertinent, and a careful diagnosis of the case the doctor said gruffly, "Madam, you are ill because of filth." Of course she was horrified, but he went on, "Your bed is not properly aired, and in consequence you are be ing slowly poisoned to death." The HrlrrHan Ladle*. The most celebrated warlike women among the ancients, apart from the fublod amazoiis, were the Helvetian ladies. Caesar praises highly their military achievements. In more than one instance the legions of Home turn ed their backs on the fair ones of Swit zerland. During the crusades women often performed the most romantic and chivalrous deeds, dying cheerfully by the sides of their lovers and husbands. In reasonable. The Old Man—llumph! When I was your age I didn't wear kid gloves and a cane! Algy (in an injured tone)— Well, father, I should think you'd ex pect to find some improvements in the family since that time. The I.ottery of Mnrrlnue. The Deacon—Do you believe mar riage is u lottery? The Parson—l do. Why, I really can't tell whether I'm going to get $lO or 50 cents out of one. —Yonkers Statesman. Smile Thins:. Miss Carrye Moore —She calls him her intended. Are they engaged? Mias Cutting Hints—No, but she Intends to marry him.—St. Paul Pioneer I'ress. Wn. WALKER. CHAS. A. MCELVAIN. WALKER & McELVAIN. f:O7 Bntler County National Bank Bhlg. EAL ESTATE. INSURANCE. OIL PROPERTIES. LOA NS. BOTn PHONES. L. S. McJUNKIN. llt A MC.HTNKIN OEC). A. MITCHELL. b S McJUNKIN & CO., Insurance F(eal Estate 117 E- Jefferson St. SOTI9ER, - - - - PA W M H. MILLER. FIRE and LIFE INSURANCE and REAL ESTATE. OFFICE—Room 508, Butler County National Bank building. See the sign direct opposite the Old Postolflce, TO Theodore Yogeley, M Real Estate and TM Insurance Agency, hj Z3H S. Main St. L! 3 Butler. Pa. j I R yon IIIIVI> prosody J to bi-11, trii<l»\ or r«-n | or, wunl tn I'uy or ITJ rout caii. wrltv or B uhone me. U List Mailed Upon Application DEATHS. SLATER—At her home in Chicora. July 19, 1904, Mrs. Margaret Slater, aged 94 years. YOUNG—At her home at Rose Point, July 19, 1904. Miss Marv Young, aged 84 years. BELL—At the Warren Hospital, July 17, 1904, Miss Dillie Bell of Washing ton twp., aged 40 years. PATTERSON—At his home in Siip peryrock borough, July 10, 1904, Wil liam James Patterson, aged 37 years. He is survived by his wife, nee Wilson, and three boys. MILLER—At her home in Aspinwall, Pa., July 13, 1904. Mrs. Mary Miller, mother of S. D. Miller, Jr., formerly of Bntler. NEWAL—At his home in Middlesex township, July 14, 1904, Samuel Newal, aged years. Mr. Newal was an old soldier. STEVENSON—-At his home in Slippery Rock, July 16, 1804. Joseph Steven son. Mr. Stevenson came home, sick, from the Kentucky oil field, a few weeks ago, and developed typhoid fever. He was a former resident of Evans City. He leaves a wife and thrte children. CAMPBELL —At his home in Bntler township. July 15, 1904. Samuel C. Campbell, formerly of Centre twp , in his 60th year. He was born in Concord twp , was a carpenter by trade, and moved to But ler twp., about two years ago. He was a soldier of the Civil War. serving in in the 7th Pa. Cavalry. His wife nee Ellen Hazlett. four sons and five daugh ters survive him. He was buried in the South Cemetery, Monday. KNAUFF —At his home in Middlesex township, July 13, 1904, Michael Knauff, in his With year. Mr. Knaff was one of our oldest citizens. In his early days he was en gaged in conveying passengers from Butler to Pittsburg, by means of the old 4-horse stage coach, traversing the old turnpike, now plank road. But few now living remember these times. He was a good citizen, and was respect ed by all who knew him. He is survived by four sons—Arthur, John and Thomas of Pittsburg and M. F. of Eait Provi dence, R. I. and two daughters. Mrs. Mary Heckeit and Mrs Wm. Osborne of Middlesex twp. Obituary. Ex-President Kruger of the Transvall Republic, died in Switzerland, last Thursday morning. Kruger lied to Portugese territory after the fall of Pretoria in 19(10, and the English prob ably winked at his escape, as they would not have known what to do with him. He was a great man, and he made the English pay dearly for tht de struction of his little Republic in South Africa. Samuel Plummer McCalmont, one of the best known men of Venango Co., died at his home in Franklin, last Wednesday, aged 81 years . Thomas S. Bigelow, the inillionare politician of Pittsburg, was found dead on bis couch, at his home, yesterday af ternoon. Heart disease was the cause. jl-i # Better fix up for this hot £ J weather. You will feel i 2 comfortable in our cool S # light underwear. All the # t new stuff —all grades. t 2 See our linen-mesh. 5 # We are showing all the # 1 new patterns in neglige t 2 shirts and very "nifty" Z r things in fancy hosiery and # 5 neckwear. 5 | Straw Hats I \ half price. \ # Every straw hat in the # £ house, all clean new stuff. J J HALF PRICE. I Jno. S.Wick, # P?oples Phone. 615. f t BUTLFK, PA. $ hk LEGAL ADVERTISEMENTS. Notice ot Decree of Court. To all whom it may concern. Notice is hereby given that on the 18th day of June, A. D. 1904, the Court of Common Pleas of Butler Connty.Pa , »t M. S. D. No. 3. June Term, 1904. Made a decree changing the name of Harvey Pierce Kiester to Harvey Pierce Bagott. BY ORDER OF COURT. JOHN C. CLARK, Protbonotary. DISSOLUTION NOTICE. The partnership known as H. Bander, Ziegler & Co.. Millers and Dealers in Flour, Feed and Grain, has this day, June 6, 1904, been dissolved by mutual consent, Harry IT. Zie«ler retiring The bnsinef-s will be carried on as usual by H. Bander and son. Thanking our patrons for pat-t patronage, we solicit a continuance of fame. HENRY BAUDER, HARRY H. ZIEGLER, C. G. BAUDER Orphan's Court Sale. lly virtue of an order of the Orphan's Court of llutler county. Penn'a., to uie di rected, there will bp exposed to public sale on the premises In the Horoufc'h of Mutter, Pa., at II o'clock A. M. of Saturday, August 13, 1904, tin' following described property, real estate of Jordan Eyth. deceased, viz: A certain piece or lot or ground In tho Third Ward of llutler, llutler Co., i'a.. liounded on the north by West Wayne street, on the east by Water street, on the south by land of Mrs. Joanna Koenlg, and on the west by Con iiiH|ueiiesslng creek; fronting alxiut one hundred and ten (110) feet on Water street, and extending about one hundred and seventy (1701 feet along Wayne street: and haying thereon erected a two-story frame dwelling house and barn. TEItMS One-third of the purchase money down, anil the balance In two, equal, annual payments, MARTIN L. GIHSON, Trustee. Monumental Work. Deal with the Actual Manufacturer. This IH to your advantage. We quarry the stock from OUR OWN QUARRIES. and all cutting is done at our SHARPSBURG PLANT. Before ordering work send for our prices W. A LINDSAY CO., House Building, PiTT&BURG, PA, Corner Smithfield and Water Streets, I'hones; Hell 3246 Court; P. & A. afcl M. BANKRUPT SALE of Valuable Real Estate i At the Court House In Butler. Pa.. at 1:00 P. M . on Friday, August, 19th, 1904 By virtue of an order of the I'nlted Stale* District Court for the Western District of • IVnti-ylvanla. In Bankrupt.-;, made by J. W. Hutchison. Esq., Referee, dated July 1-, 1904. and to the undersigned Trustee direct ed. he will offer at public sale at the above time and place, the following described real estate, viz: FiKST—That certain lot or parcel of land situate In the borough of Harmony. Butler cotnty, Pa., bounded on the north by German street, on the east by an alley, on the south by the Commons and on the west by the lot of the M. F.. Church; and having thereon erected a large, new. eight room, dwelling house, frame office building, and frame stable and outbuildings. The above prop erty to be sold free and divested of liens and mort gages. SECOND: —All the Interest of G. G. Roney mus, being the undivided 1-5 of. In and to that certain tract of land situate In Jackson twp.. Butler county. Pa., and known as the Gottlelb Hlroneymus farm, bounded on the north by lands of Geo. Yoang and 8. C. Ramsay. on the east by lands of George Marburger. on the soutn by F. Rider and i Twentler, and on the west by lands of W. 8. Ramsay and S. C. Ramsay; containing 36 acres, more or less, and tiavlng thereon erected a dwelling house, barn ana outbuild ings, ana producing oil wells. The Interest of G. G. Roneymus therein to be sold free and divested of liens of judgments and mortgages, but subject to the life estate of Lewis Rooeymus. father of G. G. Roneymus. TERMS OF SALE: -Ten per cent of pur chase price cash in hand when property is knocked down, and the balance on con firmation of sale by the Court. F. S. GOEHRING. Trustee of Bankrupt, Estate of G. G. Roneymus. JOHN H. WILSON, Attorney for Trustee. Notice of Audit. In re estate of John J In the Orphan's H. Sparks, late of -Court of Butler Co.. Butler county, dee'd.) No. 54, Sept. T., law. •July 11, 18(4. J. D. McJunkln, appointed auditor to make distribution of funds In hands of Albert C. Troutman. adm'r." BY TUB COURT. And now, July 13th, A. D. 19M. I, hereby give notice.lhat I will discharge the duties of said appointment on the :3rd day of August. 11*04. at 10 o'clock A M. of slid day. at my of fice in Butler, l'a., when and where those In terested may attend if they see fit so to do. J. 1). McJONKIN, Adultor. Auditor's Notice. In the matter of the final account of George Twentier. administrator of the estate of George Twentier, deceased, of Adams twp. O. C. No 53, Sept. Term, 1904. ORDER OF COURT. Now, Jnne 11, 1904. The withiL motion duly presented in open court and on due consideration E. H. Negley, Esq., is appointed auditor, for the pur poses stated in said motion. BY THE COCRT. Notice is hereby given that I will at tend to the duties of the above appoint ment at my office. No. 8, South West Diamond, Butler. Pa., at 10 a. m. Fri day, July 29, 1904. when and where all parties interested in the distribution of the balance in the hands of said ad ministrator may appear and make proof of their claims. E. H. NEGLEY, Auditor. Account of Butler Twp. School District, 1904. Account of Sebastian Beck, Treasurer of School Board for year ending June, 1904. DR. Balance from last year less amt f 464 31 Overpaid by George Bauer 7 70 State appropriation 1298 09 Rec'd from J. Hinchberger, Col 2612 91 Rec'd unseated land N 93 Dog tax 19 30 John C. Graham 19 00 Butler Co. Nat. Hank.money borrowed B3f> 21 John Korcbt, money borrowed 2SOO 00 A. Kradle, money borrowed 400 00 S. Beck, money borrowed 1100 00 Total 893i8 84 CREDIT. Thomas Kerr, teaching I 330 00 Lydla Logan, teaching 290 00 Effie E. Ross, teaching 210 00 J. M. Siagcnhaupt, teaching 250 00 I. M. Dyke, teaching 290 00 M. Watson, teaching 290 00 V. Pearce, teaching 290 00 E. Hogue, teaching 290 <lO M.M.King, teaching 290 00 E. Greenert, rent 40 35 J. G. & Wm. Campbell, hardware fl 25 C. A. Wacbsmuth, coal 13S 73 P. Snyder, repairs 12 35 Wm. Shorts, repairs 0 25 li. C'. Ilelneman, supplies, books. &.. 577 33 S. Beck, supplies 8 77 T. Kerr, supplies 4 09 Home Gas Co., fuel 44 42 T. Vogel-By, Insurance 57 00 American School Co., desks 232 40 F. Koch & Sons, hardware 4*l HO G. A. Sypher, hardware 8 57 Brown & Co., tables 7 00 J. Niggle <fc Son, hardware 1 75 George R. White, rent 10 00 L. Hinchberger repairs 4 00 .1. Schenck. secretary, repairs, etc 73 95 A. Kradle. repairs 15 42 G. Schenck, building Lyndora School House .. 5030 45 Lyndora Land Co., lot for school 560 00 Treasurer's percentage IHB 79 Auditors, publishing and filing ucc't.. 15 00 Home Gas Co., meter 12 00 Total $9829 47 Bal duo treasurer I 270 63 Account John Hinchberger, Collector. DR. Am't duplicate $3993 02 Ain't added 2t 30 $44114 32 CR. Exonorated poll taxes $ 285 00 land taxes 27 12 " Included Butler Borough School District B*l2 58 Discount on tax paid In 00 days 41 «1 Percentage 67 03 Paid S. Beck, treasurer 2612 91 Total $3896 25 Hal due twp. uncollected taxes $ 113 97 5 per cent added to same 5 90 Total $ 133 97 Audited June 18, 1904. S«a E r£ W,,ITE ! Auditors. STATEMENT OF THE INDEBTEDNESS, valuation of taxable property and assets of Butler township School district at the end of school year, June, 1904. ASSETS. Valuation of taxable property and real and personal estate $812076 00 Occupations 34230 00 Total ... $843306 00 Less am't Included In Butler School district estimated at about 100000 00 Total value school district $743300 00 Am't uncollected taxes 123 97 $743429 97 INDEBTEDNESS. Note to Butler Co. National bank. ..? KB 21 Note to John Korcbt 2500 00 Note to A. Kradle 40" 00 Note to S. Beck, money advanced... . 1100 00 Bal due S. Beck, Treasurer 270 63 s•>3o6 84 Totel Indebtedness about SSOBI 87 Joseph Hinchberger. Secretary of Butler township School District, being duly sworn says the above statement Is true and correct to the best of his knowledge and belief. JOSEPH HINCHBERGER, Sec. A. F. KRADLE, President. Sworn and subscribed before me this 29th day of June, 1904. ALEX MITCHELL, Notary Public. EXECUTOR'S NOTICE. Letters testamentary on the estate of William James Patterson, deceased, late of Siipperyrock borough, But ler county, Pa., having been grant ed to the undersigned, all persons know ing themselves to l>e indebted to said estate are hereby requested to make prompt payment ana those having claims against the estate will present the same duly authenticated for settle ment to ELLEN M. PATTERSON, Ex'r., Siipperyrock, Pa. WILLIAMS & MITCHELL, Att'ys. ADMINISTRATOR'S NOTICE ESTATE OF WATSON E. DUNKLE, DEC'D. Notice is hereby given that letters ot administration on the estate of Watsor. E. Dunkle, deceased, late of Parker township. Bntler county, Pa., have been granted to the undersigned, to whom all persons indebted to said estate are requested to make payment, and those having claims or demands against said estate, are requested to make the same known without delay. MEAD. W. DUNKLE, Adm'r., P. O. Box 168, Parkers Landing, Pa. A. T. BLACK, Attorney. 8-10-04 ADMINISTRATOR'S NOTICE Letters of administration, C. T. A., on the estate of Catharine A. Dunn, dee d., late of Franklin tp.. Butler Co., Pa., hav ing been granted to the undersigned, all persons knowing themselves to be in debted to said estate will make immedi ate payment and those having claims against the same will present them duly authenticated for settlement to JOHN M. DUNN Adm'r., li. F. D. 10, Butler, Pa. J. D. MCJUNKIN, Att'y 4-28-04 PROFESSIONAL CARDS. PHYSICIANS, DR. JUUA E. FOSTER. OSTEOPATH. Consultation and examination free. Office hours—9 to 12 A. M., 2 toi M., daily except Sanday. Evening appointment. Office —Stein Block, Rooms 9-10, Bnt ler, Pa. People's Phone 478. GEO. M BEATTY. M. D, PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON, Office in John Richey Bnilding. Office Honrs— 9-11 A. M., 2:30-5:30 P. M.. 6:30-8:30 P. M Sunday— 9-10:45 A. M., 1-3:00 P. M. Night calls 331 N. Washington St. People's Phone 739. DR H. J NEEL\, Rooms 6 and 7. Hughes Building, South Main St. Chronic diseases of genito urinary organs and rectum treated by the mos approved methods. Hemorrhoids and Chronic Diseases a Specialty. TV H. BROWN, M. D., IT • Office in Riddle bnilding. Diamond, next door to Dr. Bell's old office. Office Hours: —9 to 11 a. m., Ito 3 and 6 to 8 p. m. T C. BOYLE, M. D. . EYE, EAR, NOSE and THROAT, After April Ist. office in former Dr. Peters'residence, No, 121 E. Cunning ham ST, Batler, Pa., next door to Times printing office. CLARA E. MORROW, D. 0., GRADUATE BOSTON COLLEGE OF OSTEOPATHY. Women's diseases a specialty. Con sultatian and examination free. Office Hours, 9to 12 m., 2 to 3 p. m People's Phone 573. ij6 S. Main street, Butler, Pa GM. ZIMMERMAN • PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON At 327 N. Main St. R. HAZLETT, M. D., • 106 West Diamond, Dr. Graham's former office. Special attention given to Eye, No6e and Throat Peoole's Phone 274. OAMUELM. BIPPUS, U PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON 200 West Cunningham St. DENTISTS. DR. S. A. JOHNSTON. SURGEON DENTIST. Formerly of Butler, Has located opposite Lowry Honse, Main St., Butler, Pa. The finest work a specialty. Expert painless extractor of teeth by his new method, no medi cine used or jabbing a needle into the gums; also gas and ether used Com mnnications by mail receive prompt at tention. R J. WILBERT McKEE, SURGEON DENTIST. Office over Leighner's Jewelry store, Butler, Pa Peoples Telephone 505. A specialty made of gold fillings, gold crown and bridge work. WJ. HINDMAN, . DENTIST. 1271 South Main street, (ov Metrer's shoe store.) R. H. A. McCANDLESS, DENTIST. Office in Butler County National Bank Building, 2nd floor. DR. M. D. KOTTRABA, Successor to Dr. Johnston. DENTIST Office at No 114 K. Jefleraon St., over G. W. Miller's grocerv J J. DONALDSON, . DENTIST. Artificial Teeth inserted on the latest improved plan. Gold Fillings a spec ialty. Office next to postoffice. ATTORNEYS. WC. FINDLEY, • ATTORN EY - AT- LAW, AND PENSION ATTORNEY. Office on South side of Diamond, Butler, Pa. RP. SCOTT, • ATTORNEY-AT-LAW, Office in Butler County National Bank bnilding. AT. SCOTT, • ATTORNEY AT LAW. Office at No. 8. West Diamond St. But ler, Pa. COULTER & BAKER, ATTORNEYS AT LAW. Office in Butler County National Bank bnilding. JOHN W COULTER, ATTORNEY-AT-LAW. Office on Diamond, Butler, Pa. Special attention given to collections and business matters. T D. MCJUNKIN, T), ATTORNEY-AT-LAW. Office in Reiber building, cornel Main and E. Cunningham Sts, Entrance on Main street. I B. BREDIN, J • ATTORNEY AT LAW. Office on Main St. near Court llou#< HH. GOUCHER, • ATTORNEY AT LAW. Office in Wise building EH. NEGLEY, . ATTORNEY AT LAW. Office in the Negley Building. West Diamond MISCELLANEOUS. p F. L. McQUISTION, V. CIVIL ENGINEER AND SURVEYOR Office near Court House. BF. HILLIARD, . GENERAL SURVEYING. Mines and Land. Connty Surveyor. R. F D. 49. West Sunbury, Pa. P. WALKER, • NOTARY PUBLIC, BUTLER, Offiee with Berkmer, next door to P. O ADMINISTRATOR'S NOTICE. Lettersof administration on the estate of Lyman Hiliiard, dee'd. late of Wash ington twp., Bntler connty, Pa., having been granted to th« undersigned, all persons knowing themselves indebted to said estate will please make immediate payment, and any having claims against said estate will present them duly authenticated for settlement to CHALMERS HILLIARD. R. F. D. 49, West Sunbury, Pa. ADMINISTRATOR'S NOTICE. In re estate of Geo. E. Miller, dee'd , late of Butler Borough, Pa. Whereas, letters of Adm'n Cum Testamento Annexo in above estate have been issued by the Register of Wills, to the undersigned, all persons indebted to said estate are requested to promptly pay, and any having claims will present them properly proved for payment. OLIVER R. MILLER, Adm'r C. T. A. W. C. FINDLEY, Att'y. EXECUTOR'S NOTICE Letters testamentary on the estate of J. W. Monks, dee'd., late of Middlesex twp., Butler Co., Pa., having been granted to the undersigned, all persons knowing themselves indebted to said estate will please make immediate pay meet, and any having claims against said estate will present them duly authenticated for settlement to REV W. A. MONKS, Ex'r.. J AS. B. MCJUNKIN, Att'y. 6-23-04 CAMPBELL'S GOOD FURNITURE |j $125 Parlor Suit For $75 9 Larue five piece suit mahogany finished frame, richly carved: covered in a fine S§s green verona New this season and a MK beauty. FS| gj jgc Si S7O Bed Room SlB Dinner Set Be 51\ Suit Now SSO, Now sl4 }f| I>»r;re Rolden oak H piece Beet English porcelain. llltff a lied room suit: very uiasnive Full 100 piece sets Prtttv £5 and rich , dresser has swell pink spray or border decora gc~ front and large beveled mir- tion, as yon prefer S9 ror: bed has a roll top foot feg* Jg we have. Ig g, | Extension S2O Couch S i Table for $9 - For sl4 jg C-j Round top golden oak ex- 139 tension table eight feet Covered with green ySZ lone; size of top. 43 inches velonr; bailt on the guar when closed. First-class anteed steel construction. &§• construction. I A good value. 9 Alfred A. Gampbelll Formerly Campbell & Templeton. Its Poor business To carry goods over from one season to another. We would rather have the money than the stock and are gcrfng to com mence right now to make GR6AT SACRIFICES In our prices in order to convert clothing into cash. Note these prices and see if you think you can afford te stay away. Choice of Men's S2O suits for $15.00 Choice of Men's sls suits for 11.00 Choice of Men's $12.50 suits for 9.00 Choice of Men's $lO suits for 7.00 Choice of Men's $8 suits for 5.50 Choice of Men's $6.50 suits for 4.50 CHILDREN'S SUITS —A great opportunity to fit out the little fellows. Prices in this department have been subject ed to the deepest cuts. Schaul <5: Nast, LEADING CLOTHIERS AND FURNISHERS, 137 South Main St., Butler. M C. WAGNER ARTIST PHOTOGRAPHER 139 Sonth Main Ht FOR SALE. The farm of the late Amos Michael, deceased, situate in Centre township, Butler Co., Pa., containing 45 acres, 73 perches. Located near the Elliott School House and about one mile south of Oneida Sta tion. First-class land in good state of cultivation, good frame barn and outbuildings, well fenced and well watered, under laid with coal. Inquire of AUGUST MICHAEL, WM. H. MICHAEL, R. F. D. 1, Butler, Pa. Williams & Mitchell, Att'ys. Binding: of Books Is our occupation. We put our entire time to studying the best and latest methods of doing our work. If you are thinking of having some work done in this line I am sure you will be well pleased if you have it done at Tbe Butler Book Binder;, V 7. W. A MOM, Prop. Opp Oonrt House. R X°P EM E N C E TRADC MARKS COPYRIGHTS AC. AnTODfl undlng ft sketch and description n»7 oulckly uMrtaln oin opinion free wnsther an Invention la patenuble. ttons itlictlr conßdentlaL I 1 *" - < V b< °° !sff? tent frs* Oldeat M«nry for Patent# taken through Mann A vo. ntrial notice without cWje. In the Scientific American. A handsomely Illustrated weekly. MUNN & Co. 38,1,r0,4w,T New York Branch Offlot. K2S K St— WaabLnirtoo. D. U ?C. F. T, Pape.j 18JEWELER1 j S 121 E. Jefferson Street. / DISSOLUTION NOTICE. Notice is hereby given that the partnership heretofore subsisting be tween Henry I*. McKinney and John Kohlmeyer, under the firm name of the Butler Engine Works. 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Death notice" must be accompanied with resuonslhle name ($ | Star key § Leading Photographer, <|) Old Postoffice Building, 0 Butler, Pa. (S) H $ W. R. Newton, The Piano Man, 317 S. Hain Street. Sacrifice Sale of Pianos. I will sell any piano in my t-tire at a discount of #IOO.OO under regular retail price for the next ten days with an additional discount of 5 per cent, for c&fch. CALL AND SEE HIM.